Patents by Inventor Terence C. Merriman

Terence C. Merriman 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: 5379189
    Abstract: An electrical circuit has a substrate and a surface mount capacitor having a connector pad at each end. The substrate has two separate contact pads that are both soldered to the same connector pad on the capacitor. Two further contact pads on the substrate are soldered to the other connector pad on the capacitor. The contact pads on the substrate are connected to tracks that extend to plated-through holes and are electrically connected to one another at a point remote from the capacitor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 1993
    Date of Patent: January 3, 1995
    Assignee: Smiths Industries Limited Company
    Inventor: Terence C. Merriman