Patents by Inventor Nick V. Agnoletto

Nick V. Agnoletto 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: 4913201
    Abstract: The liquid fuel funnel features a no-drip configuration which includes an elongated generally horizontal fuel-receiving rear portion with an open top, which may bear a closeable lid, and a front, fuel-dispensing, spout portion which is preferably oval in transverse cross-section and which curves and tapers downwardly and forwardly to an open exit end which may bear a removable plug. That end may be generally vertical or at an angle thereto. The funnel can include one or more detents for releasably holding the funnel in a proper pouring position with the spout portion within and against a fuel container opening such as a vehicle gasoline tank opening. The detents can be on the bottom and top of the spout portion. The top detent can be on a long angled leaf spring or the like connected to and extending about the top of the spout portion. The funnel is preferably of metal and can be made economically of one-piece durable construction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 1989
    Date of Patent: April 3, 1990
    Inventors: Ronald C. Lucero, Nick V. Agnoletto