Patents by Inventor Peter Bressler

Peter Bressler 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: 8708977
    Abstract: A safety needle assembly has a needle hub and a needle cannula projecting from the hub. Wings project transversely from the hub to facilitate manipulation and positioning of the needle assembly. A shield is hingedly attached to the needle hub and can be rotated from a first position where the needle cannula is exposed to a second position where the needle cannula is shielded. At least one latch may be disposed on the shield for secure locked engagement with the hub, the wings and/or the tubing extending from the hub. A spring may also be provided for propelling the shield into the second position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2006
    Date of Patent: April 29, 2014
    Assignee: Becton, Dickinson and Company
    Inventors: Peter Bressler, Bradley M. Wilkinson, Stefanie Livanos, Kirk D. Swenson, Charles G. Hwang
  • Patent number: 8425472
    Abstract: A safety needle assembly has a needle hub and a needle cannula projecting from the hub. Wings project transversely from the hub to facilitate manipulation and positioning of the needle assembly. A shield is hingedly attached to the needle hub and can be rotated from a first position where the needle cannula is exposed to a second position where the needle cannula is shielded. At least one latch may be disposed on the shield for secure locked engagement with the hub, the wings and/or the tubing extending from the hub. A spring may also be provided for propelling the shield into the second position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2006
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2013
    Assignee: Becton, Dickinson and Company
    Inventors: Peter Bressler, Bradley M. Wilkinson, Stefanie Livanos, Kirk D. Swenson, Charles G. Hwang
  • Patent number: 8182451
    Abstract: A safety needle assembly has a needle hub and a needle cannula projecting from the hub. Wings project transversely from the hub to facilitate manipulation and positioning of the needle assembly. A shield is hingedly attached to the needle hub and can be rotated from a first position where the needle cannula is exposed to a second position where the needle cannula is shielded. At least one latch may be disposed on the shield for secure locked engagement with the hub, the wings and/or the tubing extending from the hub. A spring may also be provided for propelling the shield into the second position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2006
    Date of Patent: May 22, 2012
    Assignee: Becton, Dickinson and Company
    Inventors: Peter Bressler, Bradley M. Wilkinson, Stefanie Livanos, Kirk D. Swenson, Charles G. Hwang
  • Publication number: 20110220176
    Abstract: A solar power generation device comprising a power subunit comprising an array configured to collect solar radiation, and a control subunit removably connected to the power subunit and configured to provide control and motion to the power subunit. The array includes at least one solar module and a pivoting means configured to facilitate movement of the at least one solar module from a closed configuration to an open configuration. The power subunit includes a frame configured to support and move the array. The control subunit includes a tracking system configured to position the array relative to a the sun to maximize collection of solar radiation. When not in use, the solar power generation device may be stacked in a closed configuration with other similar devices on a pallet or other storage device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2011
    Publication date: September 15, 2011
    Applicant: POWERFLOWER SOLAR LLC
    Inventors: Jason Halpern, Peter Bressler, David R. Schiff, Chris Phelan, Patrick Murphy
  • Patent number: 7833198
    Abstract: A safety needle assembly has a needle hub and a needle cannula projecting from the hub. Wings project transversely from the hub to facilitate manipulation and positioning of the needle assembly. A shield is hingedly attached to the needle hub and can be rotated from a first position where the needle cannula is exposed to a second position where the needle cannula is shielded. At least one latch may be disposed on the shield for secure locked engagement with the hub, the wings and/or the tubing extending from the hub. A spring may also be provided for propelling the shield into the second position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2006
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2010
    Assignee: Becton, Dickinson and Company
    Inventors: Peter Bressler, Bradley M. Wilkinson, Stefanie Livanos, Kirk D. Swenson, Charles G. Hwang
  • Patent number: 7803138
    Abstract: A safety needle assembly has a needle hub and a needle cannula projecting from the hub. Wings project transversely from the hub to facilitate manipulation and positioning of the needle assembly. A shield is hingedly attached to the needle hub and can be rotated from a first position where the needle cannula is exposed to a second position where the needle cannula is shielded. At least one latch may be disposed on the shield for secure locked engagement with the hub, the wings and/or the tubing extending from the hub. A spring may also be provided for propelling the shield into the second position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2006
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2010
    Assignee: Becton, Dickinson and Company
    Inventors: Peter Bressler, Bradley M. Wilkinson, Stefanie Livanos, Kirk D. Swenson, Charles G. Hwang
  • Publication number: 20080302408
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a photovoltaic roofing tile for installing on a roof surface and converting solar energy into electrical energy includes the steps of forming a generally flexible photovoltaic laminate, the laminate including a photovoltaic layer including plurality of electrically interconnected photovoltaic cells and a photovoltaic circuit electrically connecting the photovoltaic cells, inserting the laminate into a tile mold and injecting a molten thermoplastic material into the tile mold to form and fixedly attached a tile base to the laminate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2008
    Publication date: December 11, 2008
    Applicant: SOLAR ROOFING SYSTEMS, INC.,
    Inventors: Peter Bressler, Seth Galewyrick, Edward Siahaan, Abby Nessa Feinstein, David Wachob, Martin Low, Jonathan D. Albert
  • Publication number: 20080302031
    Abstract: An integrated solar roofing tile connection system for installing on a roof surface for converting solar energy into electrical energy includes a plurality of battens that each have a length and are mounted to the roof surface. The plurality of battens are generally parallel to and spaced from one another. A plurality of electrically connected female connectors mounted to each batten and spaced along the length of each batten. A plurality of photovoltaic roofing tiles are mounted to each batten. Each photovoltaic roofing tile has a tile base that has a first side surface, a second side surface and a top edge and a photovoltaic circuit. The photovoltaic circuit includes a plurality of electrically interconnected photovoltaic cells and first and second terminal ends. Each photovoltaic roofing tile includes a male connector that extends from the tile base. Each male connector at least partially exposes the first and second terminal ends.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2008
    Publication date: December 11, 2008
    Applicant: SOLAR ROOFING SYSTEMS, INC.,
    Inventors: Peter Bressler, Seth Galewyrick, Edward Siahaan, Abby Nessa Feinstein, David Wachob, Martin Low
  • Publication number: 20080302409
    Abstract: A photovoltaic roofing tile for installing on a roof surface and converting solar energy into electrical energy includes a tile base that has a first side surface, a second side surface and a top edge. A rigid contact support extends outwardly from the top edge of the tile base and is generally parallel with the first side surface of the tile base. A plurality of electrically interconnected photovoltaic cells are arranged on the first side surface of the tile base and forming of a photovoltaic circuit that has first and second terminal ends. A contact tab extends from the top edge of the tile base and along the contact support to form a male connector. The contact tab includes the first and second terminal ends, the first and second terminal ends being at least partially exposed on an outer surface of the male connector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2008
    Publication date: December 11, 2008
    Applicant: SOLAR ROOFING SYSTEMS, INC.,
    Inventors: Peter Bressler, Seth Galewyrick, Edward Siahaan, Abby Nessa Feinstein, David Wachob, Martin Low
  • Publication number: 20070193618
    Abstract: An integrated solar roofing system for installation on a roof surface and for converting solar energy into electrical energy. The system comprises a first row of photovoltaic (PV) roofing tiles having a plurality of electrically interconnected PV cells. The roofing tiles comprise a first tab that extends from the tile base and has at least one mounting hole. The first tab exposes a first electrically conductive material on the first side of the first tab. The roofing tiles further comprise a second tab located on the second side of the tile base and having at least one mounting hole extending through the second tab and tile base. The second tab exposes a second electrically conductive material on the second side of the tile base. The first tab of each roofing tile in the first row is at least partially superposed over the second tab of an adjacent roofing tile aligning the mounting holes so that the roofing tiles are in electrical series communication along the first row.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 19, 2006
    Publication date: August 23, 2007
    Applicant: SOLAR ROOFING SYSTEMS, INC.
    Inventors: Peter Bressler, Abby Feinstein, Seth Galewyrick, Martin Low, Paul Rossi
  • Publication number: 20070197979
    Abstract: A safety needle assembly has a needle hub and a needle cannula projecting from the hub. Wings project transversely from the hub to facilitate manipulation and positioning of the needle assembly. A shield is hingedly attached to the needle hub and can be rotated from a first position where the needle cannula is exposed to a second position where the needle cannula is shielded. At least one latch may be disposed on the shield for secure locked engagement with the hub, the wings and/or the tubing extending from the hub. A spring may also be provided for propelling the shield into the second position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 18, 2006
    Publication date: August 23, 2007
    Applicant: BECTON, DICKINSON AND COMPANY
    Inventors: Peter Bressler, Bradley Wilkinson, Stefanie Livanos, Kirk Swenson, Charles Hwang
  • Publication number: 20070021722
    Abstract: A safety needle assembly has a needle hub and a needle cannula projecting from the hub. Wings project transversely from the hub to facilitate manipulation and positioning of the needle assembly. A shield is hingedly attached to the needle hub and can be rotated from a first position where the needle cannula is exposed to a second position where the needle cannula is shielded. At least one latch may be disposed on the shield for secure locked engagement with the hub, the wings and/or the tubing extending from the hub. A spring may also be provided for propelling the shield into the second position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 18, 2006
    Publication date: January 25, 2007
    Applicant: BECTON, DICKINSON AND COMPANY
    Inventors: Peter Bressler, Bradley Wilkinson, Stefanie Livanos, Kirk Swenson, Charles Hwang
  • Publication number: 20070021723
    Abstract: A safety needle assembly has a needle hub and a needle cannula projecting from the hub. Wings project transversely from the hub to facilitate manipulation and positioning of the needle assembly. A shield is hingedly attached to the needle hub and can be rotated from a first position where the needle cannula is exposed to a second position where the needle cannula is shielded. At least one latch may be disposed on the shield for secure locked engagement with the hub, the wings and/or the tubing extending from the hub. A spring may also be provided for propelling the shield into the second position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 18, 2006
    Publication date: January 25, 2007
    Applicant: Becton, Dickinson and Company
    Inventors: Peter Bressler, Bradley Wilkinson, Stefanie Livanos, Kirk Swenson, Charles Hwang
  • Publication number: 20070017098
    Abstract: A shaving aid material pump of a shaving apparatus, includes a reciprocating mechanism selectively operable to transfer shaving aid material from a reservoir to a port for dispensing to a surface being shaved. The reciprocating mechanism includes a biasing mechanism, wherein the shaving apparatus includes one or more razor blades. The reciprocating mechanism is attached to the one or more razor blades, and wherein a reciprocating motion of the one or more razor blades in a shaving action operates the reciprocating mechanism to dispense the shaving aid material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2006
    Publication date: January 25, 2007
    Applicant: Eveready Battery Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Peter Bressler, David Schiff, Andrew Pennella
  • Publication number: 20070021724
    Abstract: A safety needle assembly has a needle hub and a needle cannula projecting from the hub. Wings project transversely from the hub to facilitate manipulation and positioning of the needle assembly. A shield is hingedly attached to the needle hub and can be rotated from a first position where the needle cannula is exposed to a second position where the needle cannula is shielded. At least one latch may be disposed on the shield for secure locked engagement with the hub, the wings and/or the tubing extending from the hub. A spring may also be provided for propelling the shield into the second position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 18, 2006
    Publication date: January 25, 2007
    Applicant: BECTON, DICKINSON AND COMPANY
    Inventors: Peter Bressler, Bradley Wilkinson, Stefanie Livanos, Kirk Swenson, Charles Hwang
  • Publication number: 20070016147
    Abstract: A safety needle assembly has a needle hub and a needle cannula projecting from the hub. Wings project transversely from the hub to facilitate manipulation and positioning of the needle assembly. A shield is hingedly attached to the needle hub and can be rotated from a first position where the needle cannula is exposed to a second position where the needle cannula is shielded. At least one latch may be disposed on the shield for secure locked engagement with the hub, the wings and/or the tubing extending from the hub. A spring may also be provided for propelling the shield into the second position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 18, 2006
    Publication date: January 18, 2007
    Applicant: BECTON, DICKINSON AND COMPANY
    Inventors: Peter Bressler, Bradley Wilkinson, Stefanie Livanos, Kirk Swenson, Charles Hwang
  • Patent number: 7137203
    Abstract: A shaving apparatus includes a razor blade, a reservoir for containing a non-solid shaving aid material, at least one conduit extending between the reservoir and one or more ports, and a pump in fluid communication with one or both of the reservoir and the conduit. Movement of the razor blade actuates the pump, and the pump transfers shaving aid material from the reservoir to the one or more ports.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2003
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2006
    Assignee: Eveready Battery Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Peter Bressler, David Schiff, Andrew Pennella
  • Patent number: 7121754
    Abstract: A shaving apparatus includes a reservoir for storing a shaving aid material, a razor cartridge having at least one razor blade, and a valve selectively actuatable by movement of the razor cartridge between a first position and a second position. In the first position the valve permits passage of a shaving aid material from the reservoir, and in the second position the valve substantially prevents the passage of the shaving aid material from the reservoir.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2003
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2006
    Assignee: Eveready Battery Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Peter Bressler, David Schiff, Andrew Pennella
  • Patent number: 7112190
    Abstract: A safety needle assembly has a needle hub and a needle cannula projecting from the hub. Wings project transversely from the hub to facilitate manipulation and positioning of the needle assembly. A shield is hingedly attached to the needle hub and can be rotated from a first position where the needle cannula is exposed to a second position where the needle cannula is shielded. At least one latch may be disposed on the shield for secure locked engagement with the hub, the wings and/or the tubing extending from the hub. A spring may also be provided for propelling the shield into the second position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2003
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2006
    Assignee: Becton, Dickinson and Company
    Inventors: Peter Bressler, Bradley M. Wilkinson, Stefanie Livanos, Kirk D. Swenson, Charles G. Hwang
  • Patent number: 7107645
    Abstract: A brush for suede shoes, or any other object made of napped material, hasving a one-piece molded plastic handle having a hollow interior with a planar outwardly-facing bristle-mounting surface, a collar extending annularly about the bristle-mounting surface and a gripping portion extending centrally from the collar transversely oppositely of the bristle-mounting surface. Bristles are embedded in and extend outwardly from the bristle-mounting surface. A hollow removable erasing rubber sleeve is configured for essentially complemental fitting over the gripping portion. Paired apertures and protrusions fit together to retain the hollow removable erasing rubber sleeve in complemental contact overlying the gripping portion of the handle of the brush.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2003
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2006
    Inventors: Peter Bressler, John Coleman, Mathieu Turpault, Zoey Juhng, Xavier Vinas