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19 UTAH INVENTORS AWARDED PATENTS BY U.S. GOVERNMENT

SHARE 19 UTAH INVENTORS AWARDED PATENTS BY U.S. GOVERNMENT

Nineteen Utah inventors received patents recently from the United States Patent Office for eleven inventions. This brings the total number of patents issued to Utahns in 1994 to 486. Copies of patents are available by number for $3.00 from Box 9, Patent and Trademark Office, Washington D.C. 20231. Abstracts are available at the Marriott Library, University of Utah.

-- Mark Rogers, Roy; Bradley L. Orme, North Ogden, and Larry D. Rose, Layton. Method of assembling an airbag inflator into an airbag module reaction canister. Assigned to Morton International, Inc., Chicago, Ill. Filed July 1, 1993. Patent 5,365,651.-- Sergay Liston, Centerville. Brake apparatus for a load carriage on a storage and retrieval vehicle. Assigned to Eaton Corporation, Cleveland, Ohio. Filed Sep. 3, 1993. Patent 5,366,045.

-- William G. Carroll, Salt Lake City. Apparatus for displaying a card and an object having a stem, such as flowers. Assigned to Maxim, Inc., Salt Lake City. Filed Oct. 8, 1992. Patent 5,366,192.

-- Mark A. Crawford, Sandy. Catheter-introducer assembly with guidewire. Assigned to Becton, Dickinson and Company, Franklin Lakes, N.J. Filed Sep. 28, 1993. Patent 5,366,441.

-- Cristan Ellison-Hayashi, Salt Lake City; George T. Emond, Southington, Conn., and Shih Y. Kuo, Salt Lake City. A method of removing material from a surface (abrading) with boron suboxide particles. Assigned to Norton Company, Worcester, Mass. Filed Apr. 21, 1993, a continuation-in-part of application July 28, 1992 and patent 5,135,892. Patent 5,366,526.

-- R. Scott Hamilton, Bear River City; Robert B. Wardle, Logan, and Jerald C. Hinshaw, Pleasant View. A composite rocket propellant containing oxazoline bonding agents. Assigned to Thiokol Corporation, Ogden. Filed May 20, 1993. Patent 5,366,572.

-- Edward O. Taylor, and Carole A. Taylor, both of Sandy. Apparatus and method for reducing pollutants in gas flow utilizing an ionizing and resonance means. Assigned to Environmental Plasma Arc Technology, Inc., Sandy. Filed Nov. 1, 1991. Patent 5,366,701.

-- Von T. Mendenhall, Hyde Park. Ultra-high temperature pasteurization and electron-beam technology for sterilization of meat products. Assigned to Utah State University Foundation, Logan. Filed Oct. 4, 1993, a continuation-in-part of applications Sep. 14, 1992 and Aug. 27, 1990. Patent 5,366,746.

-- Joseph J. Hartvigsen, Kaysville, and Ashok C. Khandkar, Salt Lake City. Thermally integrated reformer for solid oxide fuel cells. Assigned to Ceramatec, Inc., Salt Lake City. Filed Oct. 6, 1993. Patent 5,366,819.

-- Martin C. Rechsteiner, and Yung J. Yoo, both of Salt Lake City. A method for assaying for enzymes that modify peptide chains. Assigned to University of Utah, Salt Lake City. Filed Nov. 13, 1991. Patent 5,366,871.

-- Jean-Pierre M. da Silva, Salt Lake City. Audio-adapted eyeglass retainer. Filed Feb. 14, 1992. Patent 5,367,345.