Patents by Inventor Thomas A. Kennard

Thomas A. Kennard 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).

  • Publication number: 20060121979
    Abstract: Apparatus and methods are provided for reconfiguring wagering terminals at a wagering facility. The terminals have a processor that provides a graphical user interface (GUI). A plurality of instruction sets are provided, different ones of said sets being executable by the terminal processor to implement different wagering terminal styles to a user via the GUI. Either a wagering facility operator or a terminal user can select from the plurality of instruction sets to provide a desired terminal style at the wagering terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2004
    Publication date: June 8, 2006
    Applicant: AmTote International, Inc.
    Inventors: Thomas Kennard, John Corckran
  • Patent number: 3983936
    Abstract: The method of and apparatus for cutting and recovering submarine surface casing and associated equipment on the ocean floor included the steps of lowering a string into the surface casing which string includes a swivel, a spear and a cutter, seating the swivel on the casing well head seat, actuating the cutter to sever the casing, setting the spear within the casing and recovering the surface casing and well head equipment associated therewith.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 1975
    Date of Patent: October 5, 1976
    Assignee: A-Z International Tool Company
    Inventors: Thomas A. Kennard, Jimmy R. Keyes