Patents by Inventor William J. Jelen

William J. Jelen 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: 4304382
    Abstract: A device for mounting objects on a pegboard. A fastener spans the distance between holes in a pegboard. In one embodiment the fastener has S-shaped hooks at opposing ends which are inserted into holes in the pegboard. In another embodiment the fastener has a C-shaped hook at one end and an S-shaped hook at the other end. The hooks grip the pegboard between them in cooperative reactive spring tension. The fastener may have an integrally formed means for retaining objects and it may also be used to fasten separate retaining means to the pegboard. The fastener and retaining means may be fabricated from a single piece of sheet metal. One embodiment of the fastening means comprises a pair of dimpled tabs for retaining sockets of socket drive sets.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 1979
    Date of Patent: December 8, 1981
    Inventor: William J. Jelen