Patents by Inventor William D. Drew

William D. Drew 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: 4338485
    Abstract: A headwall unit for patient-care rooms has a skeletal framework which supports slidable cover panels. The cover panels are held in place by a removable vertically elongate portion of the framework. When the vertically elongate portion is released, the cover panels can be easily removed to provide access to the interior of the unit for installation or maintenance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 1980
    Date of Patent: July 6, 1982
    Assignee: Hill-Rom Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Eugene H. Fullenkamp, Francis J. Burst, Cecil R. Lohrey, William D. Drew
  • Patent number: 4183015
    Abstract: A bed side guard that is rotatable between an elevated and lowered position is provided with means for controlling remote electrical devices such as radio, television, room light, nurses' call station, room environment control and intercommunication system. Thus, a variety of remote devices can be operated and controlled by control means that are always immediately accessible and viewable by the occupant of the bed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 1978
    Date of Patent: January 8, 1980
    Assignee: Hill-Rom Company, Inc.
    Inventors: William D. Drew, Leslie D. Foster, Dennis J. Gallant
  • Patent number: D261804
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 1979
    Date of Patent: November 10, 1981
    Assignee: Hill-Rom Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Leslie D. Foster, Dennis J. Gallant, William D. Drew, Cecil R. Lohrey