Patents by Inventor Paul A. Coon

Paul A. Coon 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: 4871326
    Abstract: Electrical harness for connecting circuit board conductors to conductors external to the circuit board comprises first and second housings which are disengageably secured to each other. Conductors extend as a loop from the first housing to terminals in the second housing. The first housing has terminals which can be soldered to the circuit board conductors and the circuit board can, after installation of the first housing therein, be installed in the apparatus for which it is intended. Thereafter, the second housing is disengaged from the first housing and installed at its location in the apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 1988
    Date of Patent: October 3, 1989
    Assignee: AMP Incorporated
    Inventor: Paul A. Coon
  • Patent number: 4637670
    Abstract: DIP carrier assembly comprises carrier having support surface with apertures therethrough to channels in side and bottom of carrier into which DIP leads are formed. Terminals aligned in channels in opposed sidewalls of socket apply releasing force on carrier when DIP leads deflect contact portions of terminals. Release of resilient latch on socket causes ejection of carrier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 1984
    Date of Patent: January 20, 1987
    Assignee: AMP Incorporated
    Inventors: James R. Coller, Paul A. Coon, Joseph R. Goodman
  • Patent number: 4557542
    Abstract: Electrical connector comprising housing with two rows of cavities having latch arms which retain terminals received therein and wedge means received in interstices between latch arms of adjacent rows. Wedge means cannot be fully received in interstices unless terminals are fully seated in cavities.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 1984
    Date of Patent: December 10, 1985
    Assignee: AMP Incorporated
    Inventors: James R. Coller, Paul A. Coon