Patents by Inventor Nicholas Clyne

Nicholas Clyne 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: 4373133
    Abstract: To reduce time spent at the check-out of a self-service shop, each customer is provided with an electronic recording unit mounted on the receptacle used to collect items for purchase. The unit has a memory store for data identifying the items collected. The prices and gross weights of the items are summed, e.g. by extraction of data from a data store in the unit or from data input from a bar code on the items themselves. The collection of items is weighed as a whole at the checkout for comparison of the measured weight with the computed sum of the gross weight of the individual items.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 1980
    Date of Patent: February 8, 1983
    Inventors: Nicholas Clyne, Philip L. Sturgeon, Lawrence H. Wright