Patents by Inventor William Dong

William Dong 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: 20150170489
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a hazard detector may include a back plate and a front casing coupled to the back plate to define a housing having an interior region and an opening through which air flows into the interior region. A circuit board may be coupled to the back plate and have a plurality of components mounted thereon. A smoke chamber may be mid-mounted on the circuit board, mid-mounting being characterized in the smoke chamber extending through a hole formed in the circuit board such that a top surface of the smoke chamber is positioned above a top surface of the circuit board and a bottom surface of the smoke chamber is positioned below a bottom surface of the circuit board, whereby an interior region of the smoke chamber is accessible to smoke from both the top and bottom surfaces of the circuit board.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2015
    Publication date: June 18, 2015
    Applicant: Google Inc.
    Inventors: Adam Mittleman, Andrew Goldenson, William Dong, John Benjamin Filson, Anthony Michael Fadell, Matthew Lee Rogers, Yoky Matsuoka, Samuel W. Kortz
  • Patent number: 9007222
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a hazard detector may include a back plate and a front casing coupled to the back plate to define a housing having an interior region and an opening through which air flows into the interior region. A circuit board may be coupled to the back plate and have a plurality of components mounted thereon. A smoke chamber may be mid-mounted on the circuit board, mid-mounting being characterized in the smoke chamber extending through a hole formed in the circuit board such that a top surface of the smoke chamber is positioned above a top surface of the circuit board and a bottom surface of the smoke chamber is positioned below a bottom surface of the circuit board, whereby an interior region of the smoke chamber is accessible to smoke from both the top and bottom surfaces of the circuit board.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2015
    Assignee: Google Inc.
    Inventors: Adam Mittleman, Andrew Goldenson, William Dong, John Benjamin Filson, Anthony Michael Fadell, Matthew Lee Rogers, Yoky Matsuoka, Samuel W. Kortz
  • Publication number: 20140085093
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a hazard detector may include a back plate and a front casing coupled to the back plate to define a housing having an interior region and an opening through which air flows into the interior region. A circuit board may be coupled to the back plate and have a plurality of components mounted thereon. A smoke chamber may be mid-mounted on the circuit board, mid-mounting being characterized in the smoke chamber extending through a hole formed in the circuit board such that a top surface of the smoke chamber is positioned above a top surface of the circuit board and a bottom surface of the smoke chamber is positioned below a bottom surface of the circuit board, whereby an interior region of the smoke chamber is accessible to smoke from both the top and bottom surfaces of the circuit board.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Publication date: March 27, 2014
    Inventors: Adam Mittleman, Andrew Goldenson, William Dong, Ben Filson, Tony Fadell, Matt Rogers, Yoky Matsuoka, Sam Kortz
  • Patent number: 5868426
    Abstract: A cross beam is mounted in a vehicle body between cowls on opposite sides of the vehicle body in a position to support a steering column. A bracket on one end of the beam has two slots which engage two locator studs on one of the cowls and provide increased body torsional stiffness. A second bracket is sleeved on the opposite end of the beam and has one slot engageable with a locator stud on the other cowl. The beam can be hung in the vehicle on these locator studs prior to driving fasteners which rigidly secure the brackets to the cowls. The second bracket may then be rigidly bolted to the beam.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 1997
    Date of Patent: February 9, 1999
    Assignee: Chrysler Corporation
    Inventors: Bret A. Edwards, Paul A. Ferranti, Michael G. Dreer, Mark R. Fistler, William Dong, Ronald S. Lazarevich