Patents by Inventor Paul Abernathy

Paul Abernathy 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: 10625590
    Abstract: A mounting bracket includes a single unitary sheet of material, and a top portion including a first cradle including a first concave surface defining a first radius of curvature and a first longitudinal axis, and a second cradle including a second concave surface defining a second radius of curvature that is different than the first radius of curvature and a second longitudinal axis that is parallel to the first longitudinal axis. A first pair of mounting surfaces may straddle either side of the first cradle, and a second pair of mounting surfaces may straddle either side of the second cradle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: Caterpillar Inc.
    Inventors: Samuel Shanti Kumar, Eric LaVere Abernathy, Derek Paul Grove
  • Patent number: 10607752
    Abstract: An electrical cable assembly, comprising a first electrical circuit further comprising a first plurality of insulated conductors longitudinally disposed to one another, wherein the first plurality of insulated conductors are cabled together in a bundle. The electrical cable assembly further comprises a second electrical circuit longitudinally disposed to the first electrical circuit, the second electrical circuit comprising a second plurality of insulated conductors longitudinally disposed to one another and cabled together in a bundle and a nonmetallic jacket surrounding the second plurality of insulated conductors and wherein the nonmetallic jacket isolating the first electrical circuit from the second electrical circuit. The electrical cable assembly further comprises a flexible interlocking metallic armor encasing the first and second electrical circuits.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: Encore Wire Corporation
    Inventors: Troy D. Skidmore, Paul Abernathy, David W. Maxey, William T. Bigbee, Jr.
  • Patent number: 10361015
    Abstract: An electrical cable assembly, comprising a first electrical circuit further comprising a first plurality of insulated conductors longitudinally disposed to one another, wherein the first plurality of insulated conductors are cabled together in a bundle. The electrical cable assembly further comprises a second electrical circuit longitudinally disposed to the first electrical circuit, the second electrical circuit comprising a second plurality of insulated conductors longitudinally disposed to one another and cabled together in a bundle and a nonmetallic jacket surrounding the second plurality of insulated conductors and wherein the nonmetallic jacket isolating the first electrical circuit from the second electrical circuit. The electrical cable assembly further comprises a flexible interlocking metallic armor encasing the first and second electrical circuits.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: Encore Wire Corporation
    Inventors: Troy D. Skidmore, Paul Abernathy, David W. Maxey, William T. Bigbee, Jr.
  • Publication number: 20060062874
    Abstract: An article of manufacture includes (a) a three-dimensionally shaped edible candy including chocolate; and (b) a hollow container including a wall defining an exterior surface and an interior surface, the interior surface defining a hollow portion having a shape which substantially conforms to the three-dimensional shape of the candy for releasably securing the candy within the hollow shape of the container, wherein the container includes at least two portions removably secured to one and the other for releasably securing the candy, and further wherein the container includes a plastic material, such as a thermoformed plastic material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 17, 2005
    Publication date: March 23, 2006
    Inventors: Henry Sinichko, Paul Abernathy, Paul Bowers
  • Publication number: 20050029335
    Abstract: A food package storage and dispensing container having a top, bottom and sides. At least one side has a structure defining a potential dispensing opening. The opening includes an openable line defining a downwardly extending U-shaped path. The opening of the container is provided along the openable line in which a flap is formed that turns about a transverse line thereabove. In the absence of an object passing through the opening, the flap naturally turns about the transverse line to extend generally downwardly to generally cover the opening.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 5, 2003
    Publication date: February 10, 2005
    Inventor: Paul Abernathy