Patents by Inventor Neil Kerr

Neil Kerr has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10149116
    Abstract: Applications, systems, and methods, configured to automatically detect whether a vehicle containing a mobile device of a driver is being driven and automatically notify selected friends and family of the driving status of the vehicle so that the friends and family may opt not to send a message or other distraction to the driver.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignee: Allstate Insurance Company
    Inventors: Neil Kerr, William McCullough, Suzi Murtagh
  • Patent number: 4270480
    Abstract: The invention concerns the use of pin or pile members in combination with a uction anchor to increase greatly the pull-out resistance of the anchor. The suction anchor acts as a base from which the pin or pile members are driven into the bed material. The pin members may be driven substantially vertically into the bed material externally of the anchor skirt or may be contained within the skirt and driven through apertures in the skirt to provide additional lateral anchorage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 1978
    Date of Patent: June 2, 1981
    Assignee: The Secretary of State for Industry in Her Britannic Majesty's Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    Inventors: Roger H. Y. Hancock, Neil Kerr
  • Patent number: 4095550
    Abstract: A self burying anchor of invert conical construction having an apex fluidng water outlet and compressed air outlets close to the apex. The fluidizing water in conjunction with the compressed air, which expands in the confines of undisturbed bed material, bury the anchor beneath the fluidizing bed material. The anchor cone may be hollow and perforate so that fluidizing bed material is deposited inside to act as ballast.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 1977
    Date of Patent: June 20, 1978
    Assignee: The Secretary of State for Industry in Her Britannic Majesty's Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    Inventor: Neil Kerr