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Mark Joseph Cleaver, Eric Olav Eriksson, George R Hulse: Illumination device for simulation of neon lighting. Light Technologies, Vance A Smith, David W Nagle Jr, Stites & Harbison PLLC, July 15, 2003: US06592238 (158 worldwide citation)

An illumination device for simulating neon lighting comprising a plurality of space point light sources positioned adjacent a lateral light receiving surface of a substantially rod-like waveguide. The waveguide is made of a material that preferentially scatters light entering the light receiving sur ...


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John W Martin: Lawn mower riding sulky. Vance A Smith, David W Nagle Jr, Wheat Smith & Beres, September 7, 1999: US05947505 (96 worldwide citation)

A riding attachment is adapted to be connected to a self-propelled lawn mower for carrying a standing rider/operator behind the mower during operation of the mower. This riding attachment includes a mounting assembly, a tow bar assembly, and a riding assembly. One end of the tow bar assembly is pivo ...


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Cherie Alexander, Peter David Halstead, Brian Howard: Football helmet having a removable inflatable liner and a method for making the same. Adams USA, David W Nagle Jr, Vance A Smith, Stites & Harbison PLLC, May 8, 2001: US06226801 (83 worldwide citation)

The invention pertains to protective helmet that has an inflatable liner that is constructed with a multiplicity of cells each separated by constrictions of a narrower cross-section. The liner has a central ring and a plurality of loops extending therefrom adapted to protect various portions of the ...


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James R Wheeler: Apparatus for the dispensing of heated viscous food product. Compass Worldwide, Vance A Smith, David W Nagle Jr, Wheat Smith & Bres, December 21, 1999: US06003733 (74 worldwide citation)

A dispenser for dispensing viscous products at elevated temperatures includes a receptacle for receiving a bag of product having a flexible discharge tube therefrom, or in the alternative, includes a receptacle that has a flexible discharge tube. A peristaltic pump is secured beneath the receptacle ...


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Cherie Alexander, Peter David Halstead, Brian Howard: Football helmet with inflatable liner. Adams USA, David W Nagle Jr, Vance A Smith, Stites & Harbison PLLC, June 13, 2000: US06073271 (52 worldwide citation)

A protective helmet incorporates an inflatable liner that has front, crown, rear, left and right side portions. To ensure uniform inflation, the inflatable liner is comprised of a plurality of inflatable cells interconnected by a series of air passageways. The liner has a front portion that extends ...


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Willliam C Cloyd: Sealing cap with a one way valve having semi-cylindrical valve closure springs. Medical Robotics, Vance A Smith, April 13, 1993: US05202093 (51 worldwide citation)

A cap for a container having a slit seal and semi-cylindrical spring seal closure members that abut the inner container wall and contact the slit seal at two points spaced from the center of the slit seal. The spring members permit the flexure of the seal into the space defined by the spring when an ...


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George Robert Hulse, Cory Alan Smith, Mark Joseph Cleaver: Optical waveguide illumination and signage device and method for making same. Ilight Technologies, Vance A Smith, David W Nagle Jr, Stites & Harrison PLLC, April 22, 2003: US06550952 (49 worldwide citation)

An illuminating device comprising an optical waveguide having at least one set of LEDs positioned adjacent one end surface and having a portion of the surface area treated so as to cause a portion of the light directed along the length of the waveguide to be reflected out of the waveguide through a ...


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Mark Joseph Cleaver, Eric Olav Eriksson, George R Hulse: Illumination device for simulating neon lighting with reflector. iLight Technologies, Vance A Smith, David W Nagle Jr, Stites & Harbison PLLC, December 28, 2004: US06834979 (48 worldwide citation)

An illumination device utilizes a profiled rod or material having waveguide that preferentially scatters light entering a light receiving surface so as to along the length of the rod. A light source is positioned adjacent the light receiving surface with a reflecting member or coating juxtaposed aga ...


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Paul van der Pol, Meredith Leathers: Vehicle rollover safety system. Palmer Safety Systems, David W Nagle Jr, Vance A Smith, Stites & Harbison PLLC, May 28, 2002: US06397133 (42 worldwide citation)

A sensing and notification system helps prevent vehicle rollover accidents, and/or, in the event of such an accident, notifies emergency rescue and/or medical personnel of the same. Vehicle sensors and an associated microprocessor and central controller cooperate to determine whether a potential or ...


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Eldridge J Shumate, Enoch E Olsen: Bulk cooking oil distribution and waste removal system. Vance A Smith, October 5, 1993: US05249511 (35 worldwide citation)

A bulk cooking oil system has filter, waste, supply, and fryer stations connected by piping for movement of oil along preselected pipe paths. The filter station functions to filter cooking oil from the fryer station and has a valve adapted to open and close pipe lines that lead to and away from the ...