Patents by Inventor Tuan Le

Tuan Le 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: 20090025130
    Abstract: A flush valve is provided for flushing a toilet bowl. The flush valve includes a center tube having a lug, a flush activation device configured to initially raise the center tube, at least one latching mechanism configured to control movement of the center tube, and at least one rack configured to have movement controlled by the at least one latching mechanism. The at least one latching mechanism controls volume of fluid used during a flush.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 14, 2008
    Publication date: January 29, 2009
    Applicant: Fluidmaster, Inc.
    Inventors: Tuan Le, Bryan Janish, Robert Collin, Bill DeKeyser
  • Publication number: 20090025129
    Abstract: A flush valve is provided for flushing a toilet bowl. The flush valve includes a center tube, a flush activation device configured to initially raise the center tube, and at least one timing mechanism configured to control movement of the center tube. The timing mechanism controls volume of fluid used during a flush.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 14, 2008
    Publication date: January 29, 2009
    Applicant: Fluidmaster, Inc.
    Inventors: Tuan Le, Bryan Janish, Robert Collin, Bill DeKeyser
  • Publication number: 20090019627
    Abstract: A dual flush valve is provided for refilling fluid in a toilet bowl. The dual flush valve includes a refill mechanism configured to refill the toilet bowl with a substantially same volume of refill fluid for both a full flush and a half flush, a first valve connected to the refill mechanism, the first valve operates to control flow of fluid into a bowl, a fluid input is connected to a first port of the first valve, and a fluid output is connected to a second port of the first valve. The level of fluid in the bowl is refilled to a same level for both a full flush and a half flush.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2008
    Publication date: January 22, 2009
    Applicant: Fluidmaster, Inc.
    Inventors: Tuan Le, Bryan Janish
  • Publication number: 20090020725
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a flush valve device is provided, including forming a mold for a first half and a second half of the flush valve device, performing injection molding on the mold, upon cooling, removing the first half and the second half from the mold, and forming the flush valve device by joining the first half and the second half.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 14, 2008
    Publication date: January 22, 2009
    Applicant: Fluidmaster, Inc.
    Inventors: Tuan Le, Bryan Janish, Robert Collin, Bill DeKeyser
  • Patent number: 7476101
    Abstract: A dental handpiece is provided with a collar that moves along an outer surface of the handpiece. A contact is secured to the collar. The collar interfaces with an electrical circuit that extends within the dental handpiece. The contact is removable from the collar and the contact defines an electrical connection between a cutting tool used with the dental handpiece and the electrical circuit that extends within the dental handpiece.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2006
    Date of Patent: January 13, 2009
    Assignee: Pro-Dex, Inc.
    Inventors: Roger W. McPherson, Richard Tuan Le, Patrick L. Johnson
  • Publication number: 20090007307
    Abstract: An athletic glove having an enhanced flexibility features for assisting in the opening and closing of the glove. A glove can include a front ply forming a palm and front portion and a back ply forming a back portion. The peripheries of the front and back plies attached together to form the glove. The glove includes a thumb stall, at least on finger stall, a hand receiving opening, a heel portion of the front ply, and a web portion positioned between the thumb stall and the finger stall. The glove further includes at least one predefined fold in the palm, such that the fold increases the flexibility of the glove and thereby facilitates the opening and closing of the glove. The glove can also comprise a notch formed in the back ply between the finger stall and the hand receiving opening to further increase the flexibility of the glove. Other embodiments are also claimed and described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 5, 2007
    Publication date: January 8, 2009
    Applicant: MIZUNO USA, INC.
    Inventors: Tuan Le, Kenji Maeda, Tim Rumer
  • Publication number: 20080168682
    Abstract: A multiple dimensional sandal having a multi-positional strap includes a sole having a heel portion, a forefoot portion, a lateral side and a medial side. A sandal includes a first strap portion having a fixed position with respect to the sole, and a pair of convertible strap portions having moveable positions with respect to one another and to the sole. The convertible strap portions are selectively positionable to define at least three sandal strap configurations. In a first configuration, the convertible strap portions coextend along the first strap portion to define a thong type sandal. In a second configuration, the convertible strap portions extend over the instep of the user's forefoot to define a thong sandal with an instep strap. In a third configuration, the convertible strap portions extend around the back of the heel to define a thong sandal having a heel strap.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 12, 2007
    Publication date: July 17, 2008
    Inventor: Tuan Le
  • Patent number: D571087
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2007
    Date of Patent: June 17, 2008
    Assignee: Deckers Outdoor Corporation
    Inventors: Ryan Dillenbeck, Chris Hillyer, Tuan Le, Ken Shao
  • Patent number: D572893
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2007
    Date of Patent: July 15, 2008
    Assignee: Deckers Outdoor Corporation
    Inventor: Tuan Le
  • Patent number: D572894
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2007
    Date of Patent: July 15, 2008
    Assignee: Deckers Outdoor Corporation
    Inventor: Tuan Le
  • Patent number: D574130
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2007
    Date of Patent: August 5, 2008
    Assignee: Deckers Outdoor Corporation
    Inventor: Tuan Le
  • Patent number: D574133
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2007
    Date of Patent: August 5, 2008
    Assignee: Deckers Outdoor Corporation
    Inventor: Tuan Le
  • Patent number: D575495
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2007
    Date of Patent: August 26, 2008
    Assignee: Deckers Outdoor Corporation
    Inventor: Tuan Le
  • Patent number: D578747
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2007
    Date of Patent: October 21, 2008
    Assignee: Deckers Outdoor Corporation
    Inventor: Tuan Le
  • Patent number: D579188
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2007
    Date of Patent: October 28, 2008
    Assignee: Deckers Outdoor Corporation
    Inventor: Tuan Le
  • Patent number: D581646
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2007
    Date of Patent: December 2, 2008
    Assignee: Deckers Outdoor Corporation
    Inventor: Tuan Le
  • Patent number: D584889
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2007
    Date of Patent: January 20, 2009
    Assignee: Deckers Outdoor Corporation
    Inventor: Tuan Le
  • Patent number: D585635
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2007
    Date of Patent: February 3, 2009
    Assignee: Deckers Outdoor Corporation
    Inventor: Tuan Le
  • Patent number: D588793
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2007
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2009
    Assignee: Deckers Outdoor Corporation
    Inventors: Ryan Dillenbeck, Chris Hillyer, Tuan Le, Ken Shao
  • Patent number: D589241
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2008
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2009
    Assignee: Deckers Outdoor Corporation
    Inventor: Tuan Le