Patents by Inventor Richard R. Cornell, Jr.

Richard R. Cornell, Jr. 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: 7063252
    Abstract: An electronic lock and money control system is provided that is capable of single unit stand-alone operation, as well as expandability to a network of multiple units having one of the units operate as a centralized network controller. The network includes at least one safe provided with a control system arranged to communicate with a data input device, electronic display, connector interface and electronic lock mechanism located on the safe. The control system includes a processor programmed to control operation of the electronic lock mechanism, as well as operate as a central system controller when connected to at least one other remote safe via the connector interface to monitor and accumulate financial and operational information for each remote unit. Thus, the safe can be used in stand-alone operation, or as a central control and reporting unit for a network of interconnected safes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2001
    Date of Patent: June 20, 2006
    Assignee: FireKing International, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael J. Smith, Jonathan Bosch, Richard Thurman, Mark Edward Thomas, Richard R. Cornell, Jr., Jane Mary Chernomordik
  • Patent number: 6966828
    Abstract: A first embodiment of a money tube includes a centrally divided tube body having a first end, a second end, and a central portion. The tube body is composed of a first body portion and a second body portion. The first body portion includes the first end and defines a first central connector. The second body portion includes a second end and defines a second central connector. The first and second central connectors engage each other at the tube body central portion when connected to each other to hold the first body portion and the second body portion together.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2001
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2005
    Assignee: Fire King International, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael J. Smith, Richard Thurman, Richard R. Cornell, Jr.