The following is a list of the U.S. patents issued to area residents. The list is a recent compilation, but not a comprehensive one.
In the District:
William M. Becker, no assignor. Table or similar article. Design Patent No. D-290,561. Term of patent 14 years. In Maryland:
Timothy LeRoy of Crofton, no assignor. Illuminated fishing lure with electrically conductive eyelets providing means to recharge the cell. Patent No. 4,669,213. 6 claims.
Kent C. Hoffman of Cockeysville, assignor to Murray Electronics Associated Limited Partnership, Hunt Valley. Temperature indicating electrotherapy electrode/coil and method of use. Patent No. 4,669,480. 7 claims.
Robert W. Ramsey Jr. of Damascus, assignor to Nuclear Energy Systems Inc., Danbury, Conn. Resilient domed partition. Patent No. 4,669,506. 17 claims.
Jerome Goodman of Baltimore, assignor to The United States of America as represented by the secretary of the Navy, Washington. Underwater acoustic baffle enhancer. Patent No. 4,669,573. 7 claims.
Donald C. Erickson of Annapolis, no assignor. Increased argon recovery from air distillation. Patent No. 4,670,031. 19 claims.
Minn-Shong Chi of Bel Air, assignor to Hercules Inc., Wilmington, Del. Polyfunctional isocyanate crosslinking agents for propellant binders. Patent No. 4,670,068. 6 claims.
Hans W. Maurer of Highland, and Hiawatha P. Watkins of Columbia, assignors to Westvaco Corporation, New York. Tandem calender. Patent No. 4,670,102. 4 claims.
Robert P. Kreh of Jessup, and Robert M. Spotnitz of Catonsville, assignors to W.R. Grace & Co., New York. Oxidation of organic compounds using ceric methanesulfonate in an aqueous organic solution. Patent No. 4,670,108. 33 claims.
David Garret of Fort Washington, and Alfred A. Bacher of Chevy Chase, assignors to Benmol Corp., Alexandria. Process for obtaining purified water from wet sludges and slurries of solid materials. Patent No. 4,670,159. 7 claims.
Robert J. Sydiskis of Bel Air, and David G. Owen of Baltimore, no assignors. Aloe emodin and other anthraquinones and anthraquinonoe-like compounds from plants virucidal against herpes simplex viruses. Patent No. 4,670,265. 8 claims.
Christian B. Lundsager of Ashton, assignor to W.R. Grace & Co., New York. Hollow fiber. Patent No. 4,670,341. 15 claims.
Howard R. Gamble of Bowie, and Kenneth D. Murrell of Rockville, assignors to the United States of America as represented by the secretary of agriculture, Washington. Diagnostic reagent for swine trichinosis. Patent No. 4,670,384. 4 claims.
Gerald M. Rubin and Allan C. Spradling, both of Baltimore, assignors to Carnegie Institution of Washington. Method of incorporating DNA into genome of drosopohila. Patent No. 4,670,388. 10 claims.
Harvey B. Pollard of Potomac; Richard Ornberg of Bethesda; Dipak Banerjee of Rockville; Moussa Youdim of Rockville; Peter Lelkes of Rockville and Eli Heldman of Rockville, assignors to the United States of America as represented by the secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. Insolation and culture of adrenal medullary endothelial cells producing blood clotting factor VIII:C. Patent No. 4,670,394. 10 claims.
Rudiger D. Haugwitz of Betheda; Venkatachala L. Naraynan of Gaithersburg, et. al., assignors to the United States of America as represented by the Department of Health and Human Services. Formaldehyde derivatives of mitindomide. Patent No. 4,670,461. 10 claims.
Richard A. Hess of Bethesda, and Donald P. Tschudy of Chevy Chase, assignors to the United States of America as represented by the secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. Method of controlling graft versus host reaction. Patent No. 4,670,467. 5 claims.
Clyde A. Morrison of Wheaton; Nick Karaylanis, and Donald E. Wortman, both of Rockville, assignors to the United States of America as represented by the secretary of the Army. Method and apparatus for transmitting a laser signal through fog. Patent No. 4,670,637. 7 claims.
Yeshayahu S.A. Goldstein of Gaithersburg, and Niels K. Winsor of Alexandria, Assignors to GT Devices, Alexandria. Pulse synthesizing network and method. Patent No. 4,670,662. 29 claims.
Christen Rauscher of Oxon Hill, assignor to the United States of America as represented by the secretary of the Navy. FET oscillator having controllable element-controlled two port feedback network. Patent No. 4,670,722. 5 claims.
Lawrence R. Kelly Jr. of Rockville, no assignor. Communication system especially useful as an incident location reporting security system. Patent No. 4,670,739. 24 claims.
David L. Medin of Rockville, assignor to U.S. Video, Maitland, Fla. Synchronization interface circuit. Patent No. 4,670,785. 8 claims.
Robert E. Fischell of Silver Spring, no assignor. Penile erection device with valving in the penile cylinder. Patent No. 4,671,261. 36 claims.
Donald E. Shaffer of North East, et. al., assignors to Morton Thiokol Inc., Chicago, Ill. Self-contained propellant driven turbofan. Patent No. 4,671,744. 15 claims.
Stephen D. Cline of Baltimore, assignor to Donn Incorporated, Westlake, Ohio, Access floor panel with edge trim. Patent No. 4,671,832. 13 claims.
Pierre-Marc Daggett of Rockville, and Frank P. Simione of Olney, assignors to American Type Culture Collection, Rockville. Method of culturing freeze-dried microorganisms. Patent No. 4,672,037. 29 claims.
Harold Z. Sommer of Havre de Grace, and George E. Wicks Jr. of Baltimore, assignors to the United States of America as represented by the secretary of the Army. Chemical agents. Patent No. 4,672,069. 4 claims.
Teresa B. Smith and Philip C. Smith, both of Columbia, assignors to Westinghouse Electric Corp., Pittsburgh. Programmable redundancy circuit. Patent No. 4,672,240. 11 claims.
Vincent J. Cushing of Annapolis, no assignor. Signal conditioner for electromagnetic flowmeter. Patent No. 4,672,331. 22 claims.
Stephen M. Bryant of Baltimore and Lanier G. Cole of Crofton, assignors to the United States of America as represented by the secretary of the Air Force. Gain restoration after doppler filtering. Patent No. 4,672,380. 7 claims.
Robert J. Kelly and Danny R. Cusick, both of Baltimore, assignors to Allied Corporation, Morristown, N.J. Median filter for reducing data error in distance measuring equipment. Patent No. 4,672,567. 6 claims.
Dale D. Skinner of Severna Park, assignor to Westinghouse Electric Corp. Pittsburgh. Shaded transducer. Patent No. 4,672,592. 4 claims.
Nathan Bluzer of Silver Spring, and Donald R. Lampe of Ellicott City, assignors to Westinghouse Electric Corp., Pittsburgh. Charge transfer device having an improved readout portion. Patent No. 4,672,645. 11 claims.
John H. Loveless of Westminster, no assignor. Remote security system. Patent No. 4,672,653. 12 claims.
Rosalie J. Dickey of Baltimore, no assignor. Meat tenderizing apparatus. Patent No. 4,672,716. 5 claims.
Gerald V. Blessing of Frederick, and Daniel R. Flynn of Gaithersburg, assignors to the United States of America as represented by the secretary of Commerce. Acoustic evaluation of thermal insulation. Patent No. 4,672,851. 8 claims.
Tony Nespor of Baltimore, no assignor. Thermal wire stripper. Patent No. 4,672,865. 27 claims.
Ronald D. Stouffer of Silver Spring, assignor to Bowles Fluidics Corp., Columbia, Md. Oscillating air stream apparatus for automobile defroster. Patent No. 4,672,886. 16 claims.
Raymond L. Curry of Baltimore, no assignor. Mini-kitchen. Patent No. 4,672,944. 12 claims.
Joseph Hadary of, of Bethesda, no assignor. Toothpick holder. Patent No. 4,672,986. 13 claims.
Tony Shinbrot of Greenbelt, assignor to Xerox Corp., Stamford, Conn. Frictionless vacuum feeder for book copying. Patent No. 4,673,286. 10 claims.
Salih V. Yumlu of Hagerstown, assignor to Mack Trucks Inc., Allentown, Pa. Split flow particulate filter. Patent No. 4,673,423. 6 claims.
Belinda Seto of Bethesda and Robert J. Gerety of Potomac, assignors to the United States of America as represented by the Department of Health and Human Services. Purified antigen from non-A, non-B hepatitis causing factor. Patent No. 4,673,634. 5 claims.
Robert A. Phillips of Crownsville, and Calvin A. Cassidy of Glen Burnie, assignors to the United States of America as represented by the secretary of the Air Force. Situation awareness mode. Patent No. 4,673,938. 7 claims.
Robert S. Ledley of Silver Spring, assignor to National Biomedical Research Foundation, Washington. Split-image, multipower microscopic image display system and method. Patent No. 4,673,973. 19 claims.
Frederick R. Lange of Mt. Airy, and Walter S. Rosenbaum of Bethesda, assignors to National Business Machines Corp., Armonk, N.Y. System for detecting and correcting contextual errors in a text processing system. Patent No. 4,674,065. 6 claims.
Thomas F. Francovitch of Pasadena, assignor to Single-Ply Institute of America Inc., Pasadena. Roof construction having insulation structure, membrane and photovoltic cells. Patent No. 4,674,244. 14 claims.
Myung K. Kim of Owens Mills, et. al, no assignors. Method of power generation and its apparatus utilizing gravitation force and bouyancy. Patent No. 4,674,281. 15 claims.
Albert J. Freiling of Finksburg, assignor to the United States of America as represented by the secretary of the Army. Explosively activated impact switch with interlocking contacts. Patent No. 4,674,406. 4 claims.
Robert I. Weiner of Towson, and Robert Magladry of Towson, no assignor. Safety rigging system for inflatable roof structures. Patent No. 4,674,596. 12 claims.
Frank E. Altoz and John J. Buckley, both of Catonsville, assignors to the United States of America as represented by the secretary of the Air Force. Direct air cooling system for airborne electronics. Patent No. 4,674,704. 7 claims.
Richard E. Thomas of Riverdale and Victor H. Ritz of Alexandria, Va., assignors to United States of America as represented by the Secretary of the Navy, Washington. Co-sputtered thermionic cathodes and fabrication thereof. Patent No. 4,675,091. 11 Claims.