Patents by Inventor Sriram Balaraman

Sriram Balaraman 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: 7373907
    Abstract: A valve lifter guide (100, 900, 1100) includes at least one conduit (101, 901, 1101). The conduit (101, 901, 1101) has a first inwardly-curved surface (103) opposed to a second inwardly-curved surface (105) such that the conduit is capable of holding a valve lifter (200) between the first inwardly-curved surface (103) and the second inwardly-curved surface (105). The valve lifter guide (100, 900, 1100) may optionally include inwardly-curved alignment surfaces 1103.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2006
    Date of Patent: May 20, 2008
    Assignee: International Engine Intellectual Property Company, LLC
    Inventors: Sriram Balaraman, Susan L. Lukasik, Kenneth R. Seymour, II
  • Publication number: 20060272601
    Abstract: A valve lifter guide (100, 900, 1100) includes at least one conduit (101, 901, 1101). The conduit (101, 901, 1101) has a first inwardly-curved surface (103) opposed to a second inwardly-curved surface (105) such that the conduit is capable of holding a valve lifter (200) between the first inwardly-curved surface (103) and the second inwardly-curved surface (105). The valve lifter guide (100, 900, 1100) may optionally include inwardly-curved alignment surfaces 1103.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2006
    Publication date: December 7, 2006
    Applicant: International Engine Intellectual Property Company, LLC
    Inventors: Sriram Balaraman, Susan Lukasik, Kenneth Seymour
  • Patent number: 7137373
    Abstract: A valve lifter guide (100) includes a base (111) and at least one conduit (101) extending from the base (111). The conduit (101) has a first inwardly curved surface (103) opposed to a second inwardly curved surface (105) such that the conduit is capable of holding a valve lifter (200) between the first inwardly curved surface (103) and the second inwardly curved surface (105).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2005
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2006
    Assignee: International Engine Intellectual Property Company, LLC
    Inventors: Kenneth R. Seymour, II, Susan L. Lukasik, Sriram Balaraman
  • Publication number: 20060169228
    Abstract: A valve lifter guide (100) includes a base (111) and at least one conduit (100) extending from the base (111). The conduit (100) has a first inwardly curved surface (103) opposed to a second inwardly curved surface (105) such that the conduit is capable of holding a valve lifter (200) between the first inwardly curved surface (103) and the second inwardly curved surface (105).
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2005
    Publication date: August 3, 2006
    Inventors: Kenneth Seymour, Susan Lukasik, Sriram Balaraman