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William R Fitz: Artificial facet joint. Simon Groner, November 5, 1996: US05571191 (348 worldwide citation)

A spinal facet prosthesis for a diseased or painful facet joint comprises a superior component and an inferior component. The superior component is roughly conical or pyramidal in form and is fastened to and over the distal tip of the inferior articular process of the diseased or painful facet joint ...


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John H Atkins: Bullet resistant ballistic panel carrier garment. A & B, Simon Groner, May 12, 1981: US04266297 (33 worldwide citation)

A bullet resistant ballistic panel shirt-like carrier garment having interior front and rear pocket-like receptacles receiving flexible ballistic panels for providing protection against firearm projectiles to the upper torso of the wearer. The panels may be easily removed from the carrier garment, a ...


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John H Atkins Sr: Thumb break holster having means for preventing forcible withdrawal of a hand gun therefrom. A & B, Simon Groner, November 6, 1984: US04480776 (9 worldwide citation)

A nylon fabric holster for hand guns having strap-like tabs secured together by hook and loop fasteners for holding the hand gun in the holster. The tabs may be separated by running the thumb between the hook and loop fasteners. However, the hammer spur associated with the hand gun is pressed agains ...


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Michael G Schmid, Roger W Hurt: Anti-theft device for liquid storage tanks. Simon Groner, October 20, 1981: US04295577 (8 worldwide citation)

An anti-theft device for preventing unauthorized removal of liquid from large volume liquid storage tanks. The anti-theft device comprises a tube-like stanchion positioned within the fill tube associated with the storage tank, such that the lower end of the stanchion rests upon the bottom of the tan ...


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George W Cox: Semi-automatic golf teeing device. Simon Groner, December 26, 2000: US06165082 (2 worldwide citation)

An above-ground device that semi-automatically tees golf balls at practice areas such as driving ranges, without requiring the golfer to bend down and tee each golf ball by hand following each practice shot. The device comprises a U-shaped conduit which is embedded in the foam rubber backing of the ...