Patents by Inventor Nicole M. Smokowicz

Nicole M. Smokowicz 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).

  • Publication number: 20080149699
    Abstract: A handheld counter is provided having a housing forming an opening, and inner sheath, an engagement member, and a sensor. The inner sheath is located in said opening and movable relative to the housing. The inner sheath forms a cylindrical cavity for receiving a writing instrument. The engagement member is connected with the inner sheath and frictionally engages said writing instrument upon insertion of said writing instrument into said cavity. The sensor is positioned to detect movement of said inner sheath and generate a signal in response to movement of said inner sheath.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2006
    Publication date: June 26, 2008
    Inventors: Nicole M. Smokowicz, Michael F. De Rossi, Christopher Stvartak