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Catherine L Martin, Brian R Williams: Hypodermic needle guard. Price Gess & Ubell, December 19, 1989: US04887998 (179 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for preventing injury from a used hypodermic needle. Prior to withdrawal from below the skin, a spring-loaded mechanism is deployed which advances a protective sheath towards the tip of the hypodermic needle. As the needle is withdrawn the protective sheath advances beyond the tip of th ...


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Brian Boyd, Brian R Williams, Kurt M Taylor: Adjustable flow regulator for dental water jet. Water Pik, Dorsey and Whitney, April 2, 2013: US08408483 (63 worldwide citation)

A dental water jet apparatus for adjusting a pressurized water stream from a pump to a tip moves pressurized water from a reservoir to a tip in fluid communication with the pump. A flow control knob may be turned to selectively adjust the water pressure supplied by the tip between a minimum and a ma ...


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Brian T Boyd, Brian R Williams, Michael J Quinn, Harold A Luettgen: Device and method for generating and applying ozonated water. Tersano, Borden Ladner Gervais, Curtis B Behmann, November 15, 2005: US06964739 (47 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a device and method for ozonating water and applying the ozonated water to surfaces for cleaning purposes. The instant invention allows a user to transform water into a liquid with more robust cleaning properties conveniently and in a short time. The present invention includ ...


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Leland C Leber, Brian R Williams: Showerhead with tube connectors. Water Pik, Dorsey & Whitney, March 13, 2012: US08132745 (23 worldwide citation)

Output of a showerhead system is selectable between a plurality of spray modes using a control mode selector located adjacent to a shower pipe. The showerhead system also includes an adjustment mechanism located near or about the shower pipe to pivotably adjust the position of the showerhead. The sh ...


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Leland C Leber, Brian R Williams: Showerhead system. Water Pik, Dorsey & Whitney, September 20, 2011: US08020787 (22 worldwide citation)

A showerhead system is provided. The showerhead system may provide a plurality of spray modes using a control mode selector located adjacent to a shower pipe. The showerhead system may also include an adjustment mechanism located near or about the shower pipe. The showerhead system may also have dua ...


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Brian Boyd, Brian R Williams, Kurt M Taylor: Dental water jet with storage container reservoir cover. WATER PIK, Dorsey & Whitney, June 9, 2015: US09050157 (22 worldwide citation)

A dental water jet provides a pressurized water stream for cleaning gums and teeth. The embodiment includes a base unit defining a cavity. The cavity contains a pump, which may move pressurized water from a reservoir to a tip in fluid communication with the pump. A flow control knob may be turned to ...


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Brian R Williams, Carl Lee Wilson Jr: System and method for delivering a device-independent web page. Wells Fargo Bank N A, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, May 8, 2012: US08176416 (21 worldwide citation)

A method and system for presenting a document to a plurality of media device types optimized for the display medium. A document is generated in a markup language, and a plurality of style sheets are provided for formatting the document for a requesting device, with each style sheet accommodating a d ...


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Brian R Williams: Gripping device. Gordon L Peterson, Loyal M Hanson, July 31, 1990: US04944766 (17 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic gripping device includes an elongated support member haivng first and second end portions and an intermediate portion extending between the first and second end portions, a gripping head attached to the second end portion for holding an implement, and a sleeve to be secured on the arm o ...


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Kenneth J Lang, Lynne M Calliott, Brian R Williams, Theodore De Leo, William B Stephens: Interproximal flosser handle. Water Pik, Dorsey & Whitney, July 23, 2002: US06422867 (17 worldwide citation)

A handle housing that is modular and easily assembled and disassembled for maintenance and cleaning. The handle housing has an integrally-formed orientation shape (e.g. S-shape) to keep it from tipping onto the flossing tip. The handle housing also includes the rocker arm, cam drive (together the dr ...


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Brian R Williams, Peter H Cress: Multiple altitude satellite relay system and method. TRW, Michael S Yatsko, May 25, 1999: US05906337 (16 worldwide citation)

A multiple altitude satellite relay system is disclosed in which Medium Earth Orbit satellites are continuously linked with at least one Geosynchronous satellite to provide uninterrupted relaying of messages and data. The Medium Earth Orbit satellites are synchronized with the Geosynchronous satelli ...