Robin Fitzgerald legal representative, Sean Tillman Sande, Murray Robert Ellsworth: Bypass circuit to prevent arcing in a switching device. Eaton Corporation, Boyle Fredrickson S C, March 11, 2008: US07342754 (163 worldwide citation)

A device is provided for preventing arcing between contacts of a switching device as the contacts of the switching device are opened. The device includes a coil suppression circuit connected in parallel with the coil. The coil suppression circuit dissipates the energy stored in the coil in response ...

Terence F Kelly, Victor W Marsh, Christopher W Kelly, Kevin E Baird: Combined personalized traffic and weather report and alert system and method. MyWeather, Boyle Fredrickson S C, February 3, 2009: US07486201 (75 worldwide citation)

A system and method for generating and delivering to users combined personalized traffic and weather report and alerts including forecast traffic and weather conditions. A user defines a travel route of interest and alert conditions. Based on current weather information, weather forecast information ...

Nitesh Ratnakar: Smart medicine container. Boyle Fredrickson S C, September 11, 2007: US07269476 (64 worldwide citation)

A medicine dispensing system is provided that comprises of a medicine container with an inbuilt pill dispensing assembly which automatically dispenses a prescribed dose of medicine at prescribed times. It alerts the patient when a dose of medicine has been dispensed. The alert signal is a local audi ...

Troy Storch, John Gross, William Orne III, Eric Stephen Kincel: Adjustable gun rail lock. American Defense Manufacturing, Boyle Fredrickson S C, November 2, 2010: US07823316 (47 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for mounting accessories to a firearm are disclosed. The systems include a rail connector and quick release device for mounting on a firearm. The connector includes at least one mounting rail and a fastening member for securely fastening the connector directly to the firearm. The ...

Michael T Gauthier, Steven S Landowski: Ratcheting torque wrench. Gauthier Biomedical, Boyle Fredrickson S C, October 7, 2008: US07430945 (47 worldwide citation)

A tool is provided for driving fasteners that includes a torque limiting mechanism therein. The torque limiting mechanism includes a first frictional engagement member disposed on the drive shaft for the tool that is engaged by one or more second frictional engagement members disposed on one or more ...

Don R Bayer, Chris Turner, Christine A Richardson, Robert D Kern: Fuel selection device. Generac Power Systems, Boyle Fredrickson S C, September 22, 2009: US07591257 (43 worldwide citation)

A fuel selection device is provided for allowing a user to connect the cylinders of an internal combustion engine to a user-selected fuel source. The fuel selection device includes a housing that defines a cavity for receiving a moveable selector therein. The selector defining first, second, third a ...

Craig Prater, Chanmin Su, Nghi Phan, Jeffrey M Markakis, Craig Cusworth, Jian Shi, Johannes H Kindt, Steven F Nagle, Wenjun Fan: Fast-scanning SPM and method of operating same. Veeco Instruments, Boyle Fredrickson S C, August 3, 2010: US07770231 (42 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are provided that have the capability of rapidly scanning a large sample of arbitrary characteristics under force control feedback so has to obtain a high resolution image. The method includes generating relative scanning movement between a probe of the SPM and a sample to sca ...

Dieter Haemmerich, David M Mahvi, John G Webster, David J Schutt: Electrode array for tissue ablation. Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, Boyle Fredrickson S C, May 6, 2008: US07367974 (38 worldwide citation)

An electrode array allows for rapid ablation of a strip of tissue in an organ providing a barrier to blood loss during resection operations.

Xiaochun Li, Yong Yang, Hongseok Choi: Apparatus and method of dispensing small-scale powders. Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, Boyle Fredrickson S C, January 8, 2008: US07316748 (37 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method of dispensing small-scale powders for a variety of applications, including, for example, fabricating a three-dimensional heterogeneous small-scale device, includes using a feed mechanism that causes motion of the powder particles and the steps of depositing fine heterogeneous ...

Robert H Ricciardelli: Gas flow diverter for respiratory monitoring device. Treymed, Boyle Fredrickson S C, February 1, 2011: US07878980 (36 worldwide citation)

A gas flow diverter for increasing the turbulence of an incoming respiratory gas flow through a respiratory gas sensor is provided. The diverter is positioned at a patient or inlet end of a tube section of the sensor in order to divert the respiratory gas flow from the patient generally equally acro ...