Patents by Inventor Theresa M. Rose

Theresa M. Rose 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: 5621974
    Abstract: A cutting implement such as of the scissors type is disclosed herein, having a pair of elongated shanks pivoted together midway between their opposite ends so that opposing blade cutting edges converge together as the shanks are closed towards one another. The cutting edges are carried on an exposed edge marginal region of either permanent or replaceable blades disposed into open receptacles on the respective shanks. Each shank receptacle is defined by sloping surfaces at the opposite ends of each receptacle and a pair of stepped posts is provided in spaced apart relationship between the opposite opening ends. A replaceable blade is formed with a plurality of recesses along the edge opposite to the cutting edge leading into longitudinal slots whereby the shank posts are indexed or registered with the blade recesses for snap-lock retention therewith into the slots with the blade seated on the post steps. A permanent blade is provided with shaped holes for placement on the steps of the posts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 1995
    Date of Patent: April 22, 1997
    Assignee: Anthony W. Rose, Jr.
    Inventors: Anthony T. Rose, Theresa M. Rose
  • Patent number: 5147357
    Abstract: A medical instrument as a forcep is disclosed herein having pivotal handles carried on an instrument body from which an elongated tube projects enclosing a push-pull rod. The rod carries a pivotal jaw arrangement and outwardly projecting from the tube for grasping or gripping purposes. The other end of the rod is coupled to the handle for actuation of the jaw arrangement by either push rod or pull rod functioning. A spherical piston gear interconnects the rod end with the jaw arrangement and a rod travel limit stop is operably connected between the handle, rod and instrument body. An electrode is carried on the body in installed fashion for supplying energy to the rod and jaw arrangement for cauterizing purposes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 1991
    Date of Patent: September 15, 1992
    Inventors: Anthony T. Rose, Theresa M. Rose