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Winston Way, Ilya Vorobeichik: Optical switching system with a colorless, directionless, and contentionless ROADM connected to unamplified drop channels. NeoPhotonics Corporation, Christensen Fonder Dardi & Herbert PLLC, Peter S Dardi, August 22, 2017: US09742520 (8 worldwide citation)

Components of an optical communications network are described at a node of the network providing switching from one or more degrees of received optical signal routed to a plurality of receivers. The switch at the node generally includes a passive reconfigurable optical add drop multiplexer (ROADM) h ...


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Johnny Chen: Modular tree with rotation-lock electrical connectors. Willis Electric, Christensen Fonder Dardi & Herbert PLLC, May 16, 2017: US09648919 (7 worldwide citation)

A rotation-locking lighted artificial tree that includes a first and second portion. The first portion includes a trunk, first electrical connector, and first wiring harness. The first electrical connector includes a first body portion and a first electrical contact set. The first body portion inclu ...


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Johnny Chen: Dual-voltage lighted artificial tree. Willis Electric, Christensen Fonder Dardi & Herbert PLLC, June 13, 2017: US09677748 (7 worldwide citation)

An artificial tree having a first tree section including a trunk and a trunk electrical connector, the trunk electrical connector including a first pair of electric terminals and a second pair of electrical terminals; and a second tree section including a trunk, a trunk electrical connector, and a l ...


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Johnny Chen: Conformal power adapter for lighted artificial tree. Willis Electric, Christensen Fonder Dardi & Herbert PLLC, June 13, 2017: US09677749 (7 worldwide citation)

A conformal power adapter for insertion into a lighted artificial tree and for converting power received from an external power source to a power usable by the lighted artificial tree. The power adapter includes an elongated housing including a first end, and a second end; a printed circuit board as ...


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Johnny Chen: Modular tree with trunk connectors. Willis Electric, Christensen Fonder Dardi & Herbert PLLC, June 6, 2017: US09671074 (4 worldwide citation)

A lighted artificial tree as that includes a first trunk body, a second trunk body, a first electrical connector, and a second electrical connector. The first electrical connector is housed in the first trunk body, and the second electrical connector is housed in the second trunk body. The first tru ...


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Michael Withey: Firearm having a dual cam, cock on close bolt action and a low creep sear and step trigger assembly. Savage Arms, Christensen Fonder Dardi Herbert PLLC, May 23, 2017: US09658007 (3 worldwide citation)

A bolt action firearm that cocks the firing pin upon closing the bolt and includes a cam pin with dual heads for a high velocity rimfire cartridge. In one embodiment, actuating the main spring while closing the bolt, instead of while opening the bolt, more uniformly distributes the physical energy r ...


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Nicholas J Robinson, Timothy A Brandtner: Drop in seat deck for furniture assemblies. Ashley Furniture, Christensen Fonder Dardi & Herbert PLLC, December 12, 2017: US09839295 (2 worldwide citation)

A drop-in seat deck for furniture assemblies. Various embodiments reduce the complexity and bulk of the seating frame, and also reduce the labor associated with assembly. Unlike the conventional spring suspensions, which apply constant spring loaded forces on the frame rails to maintain the springs ...


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Haruhisa Kamiya, Toshio Iwahara, Keiji Okaichi, Takeo Horiuchi: Cushion clip. DAIWA KASEI KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA, Christensen Fonder Dardi & Herbert PLLC, August 22, 2017: US09739327 (2 worldwide citation)

A cushion clip may include an engagement leg that is capable of being attached to either one of a fixed member or a movable member moving toward and away from the fixed member; and a cushion that is capable of being elastically deformed by a load applied from the movable member moving toward the fix ...


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Ethan Nyholm, Cambell Smyth: Case for a tablet shaped device. STM MANAGEMENT, Christensen Fonder Dardi & Herbert PLLC, August 29, 2017: US09748999 (2 worldwide citation)

A case for a tablet shaped device. The case comprises a body comprising a first face and a second face. The first face has a tablet shaped device receiving area. The body comprises a stylus holder for holding a stylus at the second face. The body comprises a collapsible stand attached to the body. T ...


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Johnny Chen: Modular lighted tree. Willis Electric, Christensen Fonder Dardi & Herbert PLLC, January 9, 2018: US09861147 (1 worldwide citation)

A lighted artificial tree includes a first tree portion including a first trunk portion, first branches joined to the first trunk portion, and a first light string. The first trunk portion has a trunk connector and a first trunk wiring assembly, the first trunk wiring assembly is electrically connec ...