Patents by Inventor Sally A. Conard-White

Sally A. Conard-White 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: 6640083
    Abstract: An intermediate platen cover is provided between a platen and a platen cover of a photocopying machine to prevent displacement of a document on the platen. The intermediate platen cover is transparent to allow the user to see placement of the document and to not interfere with the background lower surface of the platen cover during photocopying.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2002
    Date of Patent: October 28, 2003
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Sally A. Conard-White, Deborah G. AuClair
  • Publication number: 20030133730
    Abstract: An intermediate platen cover is provided between the platen and the platen cover of a photocopying machine to prevent displacement of a document on the platen. The intermediate platen cover is transparent to allow the user to see placement of the document and to not interfere with the background lower surface of the platen cover during photocopying.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2002
    Publication date: July 17, 2003
    Applicant: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Sally A. Conard-White, Deborah G. AuClair
  • Patent number: 6557842
    Abstract: A paper clip automatic attaching device includes (a) a support assembly including a set compiler tray defining (i) a sheet supporting set plane, (ii) a first open space below, and a second open above the set plane; and (b) a paper clip travel path assembly defining a paper clip travel path adjoining the set plane. The travel path assembly includes (i) a first support member having a first guide surface for guiding a first leg of the paper clip into a first position below the set plane, and (ii) a second support member having a second guide surface for deflecting a second leg of the paper into a second position above the set plane. The automatic paper clip attaching device also includes a clip holding assembly for holding a stack of the paper clips for feeding into the paper clip travel path; and a powered device for automatically pushing a lead paper clip, legs first, into an attached relationship with a set of sheets on the set plane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2001
    Date of Patent: May 6, 2003
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Sally A. Conard-White, LynneMarie Tatar, Connie J. Tiberio
  • Publication number: 20020150414
    Abstract: An automatic clip attaching mechanism is provided for automatically attaching, to a set of sheets, a clip having a crown portion, elbow portions' arm portions connected to the crown portion, and a pair of deflectable hands attached to the arm portions and defining a gap with the crown portion. The automatic clip attaching mechanism includes a support assembly having a set compiler tray defining (i) a set plane for supporting a set of sheets, (ii) an open space below the set plane, and (iii) an open space above the set plane. The automatic clip attaching mechanism also includes a clip support and guide member for supporting and guiding a clip towards the set plane to be automatically attached to an edge of the set of sheets.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2001
    Publication date: October 17, 2002
    Applicant: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Sally A. Conard-White, LynneMarie Tatar, Connie J. Tiberio
  • Publication number: 20020150415
    Abstract: A paper clip automatic attaching device is provided for automatically attaching, to a set of sheets, a paper clip having a crown portion and a pair of deflectable side by side legs. The automatic paper clip attaching device includes (a) a support assembly including a set compiler tray defining (i) a set plane for supporting a set of sheets, (ii) an open space below the set plane, and (iii) an open space above the set plane; and (b) a paper clip travel path assembly defining a paper clip travel path adjoining the set plane for guiding a paper clip towards the set plane to be automatically attached to an edge of the set of sheets.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2001
    Publication date: October 17, 2002
    Applicant: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Sally A. Conard-White, LynneMarie Tatar, Connie J. Tiberio