Patents by Inventor Stefan Trautner

Stefan Trautner 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: 5880675
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a kit for reusably attaching an identification transponder 22 to an object 16 to be identified is disclosed. The kit includes an outer sleeve 10, an inner package 12 and, optionally, a release tool 14. The outer sleeve 10 is preferably formed of a non-electrically conducting material and includes an outer locking mechanism 18 disposed therein. The inner package 12 will store the identification transponder 22 and includes an inner locking mechanism 20 for cooperating for with the locking mechanism 18 within the outer sleeve 10. The inner package 12 is operable to be secured within the outer sleeve 10 when the inner locking mechanism 20 and the outer locking mechanism 18 are engaged. If included, the release tool 14 can be used for removing the inner package 12 from the outer sleeve 10 by disengaging the inner locking mechanism 20 from the outer locking mechanism 18.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 1995
    Date of Patent: March 9, 1999
    Assignee: Texas Instruments Incorporated
    Inventor: Stefan Trautner