Patents by Inventor Thomas Lockton

Thomas Lockton 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: 20140084562
    Abstract: A wheelchair transit bracket assembly is provided and includes a clamp configured for attachment to a portion of a wheelchair frame. A pivot is attached to the clamp and is configured for rotation relative to the clamp. The pivot is configured for attachment to a tie-down assembly. The tie-down assembly is configured to secure the wheelchair to a vehicle during transit. A belt bracket is attached to the pivot and is configured for rotation relative to the pivot. The belt bracket is configured for attachment to a lap belt thereby forming a lap belt assembly. The lap belt assembly is configured to secure an occupant to the wheelchair during transit. In an installed position, the wheelchair transit bracket assembly is configured to transfer forces generated by the wheelchair and wheelchair occupant from the lap belt assembly to the tie-down assembly without introducing the forces to the wheelchair frame.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 16, 2013
    Publication date: March 27, 2014
    Applicant: SUNRISE MEDICAL (US), LLC
    Inventors: Benjamin A. Anooshian, Samuel D. Traxinger, Jason Shelton, Thomas Lockton
  • Publication number: 20060097477
    Abstract: A module that is adapted to be situated between a base and a seat. The module has ends that are independently adjustable to selectively raise the seat, lower the seat, and tilt the seat. The module is particularly suitable for use with a wheelchair to selectively raise, lower, and tilt the wheelchair seat.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 7, 2005
    Publication date: May 11, 2006
    Inventors: David Le, Rex Stevens, Darin Trippensee, Thomas Lockton
  • Publication number: 20060087166
    Abstract: A modular actuator has a combination cam member and scissors mechanism in a compact unit that is capable of lifting heavy loads. A pull member is capable of controlling and combining two different mechanisms that travel at different rates through two ranges of motion. The cam member has a profile that is dimensioned and configured to maintain a constant range of motion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 13, 2005
    Publication date: April 27, 2006
    Inventors: Darin Trippensee, Paul Dickie, Rex Stevens, Thomas Lockton, Jesse Vaught, Cheng Lo, Gregory Langley