Jean Frederic Clerc, Jean Claude Deutsch, Pierre Vaudaine, Sylvie Vey: Liquid crystal cell using the electrically controlled birefringence effect and a uniaxial medium of negative optical anisotropy usable therein. Commissariat A l Energie Atomique, James E Nilles, Donald C McGaughey, December 26, 1989: US04889412 (219 worldwide citation)

Liquid crystal cell using the electrically controlled birefringence effect and processes for the production of the cell and a uniaxial medium or material of negative optical anistropy usable therein.

James B Black: Marine propulsion system. Twin Disc Incorporated, James E Nilles, July 17, 1984: US04459873 (178 worldwide citation)

A propulsion transmission for a ship having a reversibly driven propeller shaft with a fixed pitch propeller and a torque converter of the single stage and fixed housing type for driving the propeller in the reverse direction. A planetary gear system is provided for driving the ship in a forward dir ...


Tatsuo Fujitsuka, Hiroshi Kawasaki: Apparatus for anastomosing digestive tract. James E Nilles, Donald C McGaughey, February 13, 1990: US04899744 (133 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for anastomosing a digestive tract including a plurality of substantially U-shaped retainers that are disposed around an annular groove in the outer periphery of a support tube formed of a soluble material. The annular groove has inner side and bottom surfaces and the retainers are disp ...

Paul Belokin: Magnetically mounted shelf divider. James E Nilles, December 18, 1984: US04488653 (127 worldwide citation)

The partitioning shelf divider of this invention, for perforated and imperforate metal shelving, comprises an inverted T-shaped divider member and a retainer member extruded from elastomeric material impregnated with a magnetized medium. The retainer member has an upwardly opening groove in its top, ...

Takashi Ohata: Storage device for processed foods. James E Nilles, January 24, 1984: US04426923 (106 worldwide citation)

A storage device for processed foods comprising a sealed storage chamber, an air passage provided in the storage chamber so as to extend along an inner surface thereof and having a suction port and a discharge port at upper and lower sections thereof, respectively, to permit the air to be circulated ...

Pierre Tellier, Jean Pierre Demaille, Jean Doillon: Computer terminal station for data input and output. Compagnie du Roneo, James E Nilles, December 28, 1982: US04365561 (103 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a computer terminal station constituted by an input device and by an output device, both devices being separate one from the other.

Ronald T Uecker, Steven D Slicker: Adjustable office chair. MILSCO Manufacturing Company, James E Nilles, December 1, 1987: US04709963 (95 worldwide citation)

An adjustable office chair (10) comprises a base assembly (12), a seat assembly (14) and a backrest assembly (16). The seat assembly (14) is horizontally rotatable on the base assembly (12) and is raised and lowered thereon by a manually controlled pneumatic actuator (24) connected between the base ...

Andi Steiner: Packaging for a product as well as use of the same. James E Nilles, August 26, 1986: US04607747 (85 worldwide citation)

A carton for gift merchandise is formed from a single blank that is cut and folded to be set up into a carton having a double-thickness wall between layers of which a battery powered signal generator is concealed and protected. Another wall of the carton, having an integral hinged connection to one ...

Paul H Stibbe: Web drying apparatus having means for heating recirculated air. TEC Systems, James E Nilles, September 26, 1978: US04116620 (85 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for heating the recirculated air from a web dryer in such a manner that the recirculated air does not come in direct contact with the flame of the burner in which the fuel and air for combustion are mixed and burned. Because the solvent-laden recirculated air does not come in contact with ...