Patents by Inventor Paul Brassard

Paul Brassard 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: 20070049128
    Abstract: An improved mounting structure for mounting objects, such as handheld electronic devices within a vehicle. The improved mounting structure includes a novel mounting plate that is provided with a pair of spaced-apart, uniquely-shaped connector elements that can be securely mated with connector elements provided on an object connector plate to which the handheld electronic device is connected.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2005
    Publication date: March 1, 2007
    Inventor: Paul Brassard
  • Patent number: 5497185
    Abstract: A method and apparatus of collecting data from a television audience comprising storing in a first memory demographic descriptions of expected viewers of a television receiver, receiving signals from a viewer control operated by a viewer, displaying one or more indicia on a television screen for viewing by the viewer, designated by the character of the signals received from the control, in confirmation of the particular signal received from the control, and storing a signal in a second memory for later access corresponding to at least one form of the designated signal character, which is related to the designation of at least one selected expected viewer as an active viewer. The television viewer may use his remote control at any time, when the flashing prompt is flashing, or when it is not flashing, to change channels. There is no channel lock nor is there an annoying on-screen prompt enquiring as to the identity of persons in the viewing audience.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 1994
    Date of Patent: March 5, 1996
    Assignee: Le Groupe Videotron Ltee.
    Inventors: Michel Dufresne, Pierre Garneau, Maurice Milot, Jean-Paul Brassard
  • Patent number: 5373315
    Abstract: A method and apparatus of collecting data from a television audience comprising storing in a first memory demographic descriptions of expected viewers of a television receiver, receiving signals from a viewer control operated by a viewer, displaying one or more indicia on a television screen for viewing by the viewer, designated by the character of the signals received from the control, in confirmation of the particular signal received from the control, and storing a signal in a second memory for later access corresponding to at least one form of the designated signal character, which is related to the designation of at least one selected expected viewer as an active viewer. The television viewer may use his remote control at any time, when the flashing prompt is flashing, or when it is not flashing, to change channels. There is no channel lock nor is there an annoying on-screen prompt enquiring as to the identity of persons in the viewing audience.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 1994
    Date of Patent: December 13, 1994
    Assignee: Le Groupe Videotron LTEE
    Inventors: Michel Dufresne, Pierre Garneau, Maurice Milot, Jean-Paul Brassard
  • Patent number: D517557
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2004
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2006
    Inventor: Paul Brassard
  • Patent number: D533053
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2005
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2006
    Inventor: Paul Brassard
  • Patent number: D533054
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2005
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2006
    Inventor: Paul Brassard
  • Patent number: D533055
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2005
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2006
    Inventor: Paul Brassard
  • Patent number: D542628
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2005
    Date of Patent: May 15, 2007
    Inventor: Paul Brassard
  • Patent number: D543439
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2005
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2007
    Inventor: Paul Brassard
  • Patent number: D552970
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2005
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2007
    Inventor: Paul Brassard
  • Patent number: D553957
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2006
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2007
    Inventor: Paul Brassard
  • Patent number: D553958
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2006
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2007
    Inventor: Paul Brassard
  • Patent number: D553959
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2006
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2007
    Inventor: Paul Brassard
  • Patent number: D559083
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2007
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2008
    Assignee: Arkon Resources, Inc.
    Inventor: Paul Brassard
  • Patent number: D560116
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2005
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2008
    Inventor: Paul Brassard
  • Patent number: D560660
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2005
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2008
    Inventor: Paul Brassard
  • Patent number: D380086
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 1996
    Date of Patent: June 24, 1997
    Assignee: Arkon Resources Inc.
    Inventor: Paul Brassard
  • Patent number: D387765
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 1996
    Date of Patent: December 16, 1997
    Assignee: Arkon Resources, Inc.
    Inventor: Paul Brassard
  • Patent number: D391919
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 1996
    Date of Patent: March 10, 1998
    Assignee: Arkon Resources Inc.
    Inventor: Paul Brassard
  • Patent number: D400847
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 1996
    Date of Patent: November 10, 1998
    Assignee: Arkon Resources Inc.
    Inventor: Paul Brassard