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27 UTAH INVENTORS GET PATENTS FOR A VARIETY OF SYSTEMS AND DEVICES

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Twenty-seven Utah inventors received patents from the United States Patent Office for a variety of mechanical, chemical, and elec-tronic systems and devices. Copies of patents are available by number for $3.00 from Box 9, Patent and Trademark Office, Washington, D.C. 20231. Abstracts and classifications are available at the Marriott Library, University of Utah.

- Tracy A. Cooper, and Richard W. Cooper, Jr., both of Hill AFB. A revolving suntan bed for continuously revolving a user. Filed Feb. 23, 1995. Patent 5,479,668.- Jesse A. Nachlas, Eden; Kelly B. Powers, North Salt Lake, and James R. McJunkin, Afton, Wyo. A method of assembling and electrically connecting a number of solid oxide electrolyte plates into a monolithic electrochemical ion conducting device. Assigned to Ceramatec Inc., Salt Lake City. Filed Mar. 29, 1994, a division of patent 5,298,138. Patent 5,479,700.

- Donald R. Lauritzen, Hyrum, and Bradley W. Smith, Ogden. A continuous circumference diffuser reaction canister. Assigned to Morton International Inc., Chicago. Filed July 8, 1994, a continuation of application Sept. 20, 1993, which is a division of patent 5,332,256. Patent 5,480,182.

- Michael J. Ward, Liberty; Steven R. Fredin, Rochester Hills, and Russell S. Gans, Westland, both of Mich. Airbag cover retainer. Assigned to Morton International Inc., Chicago. Filed Oct. 21, 1994. Patent 5,480,183.

- William G. Lowe, Ogden; Linda M. Rink, Liberty; Walter A. Moore, and Bradley W. Smith, both of Ogden. Particulate removal in inflatable restraint system gas generators. Assigned to Morton International Inc., Chicago. Filed Sept. 17, 1993, a continuation-in-part of patent 5,290,060. Patent 5,480,185.

- David G. Angerbauer, and Rose H. Angerbauer, both of Salt Lake City. A coupon holder for carrying rectangular coupons of various sizes. Filed Dec. 29, 1993. Patent 5,480,192.

- Richard K. Fife, Salt Lake City. A combination of an unattached medical or dental handpiece and an anti-contamination collapsible sheath. Assigned to Gull Laboratories Inc., Salt Lake City. Filed Nov. 7, 1994, a continuation of patent 5,407,354. Patent 5,480,302.

- Gale H. Thorne, Bountiful; David L. Thorne, Kaysville; and Sandra A. Thorne, West Jordan. Apparatus for transporting, using and then withdrawing a medical needle to a safe container after use. Assigned to Specialized Health Products Inc., Bountiful. Filed Jan. 10, 1995. Patent 5,480,385.

- Aaron A. Hofmann, Salt Lake City, and James E. Williams, Austin, Tex. Femoral prosthesis with wedge having opposed tapers. Assigned to Intermedics Orthopedics Inc., Austin, Tex. Filed Oct. 21, 1993, a division of patent 5,258,035. Patent 5,480,452.

- Singaravelu Elangovan, Sandy; Ashok C. Khandkar, Salt Lake City, and Joseph J. Hart-vig-sen, Kaysville. A fuel cell module. Assigned to Ceramatec Inc., Salt Lake City. Filed Feb. 4, 1994. Patent 5,480,738.

- Yu-Lung Hsieh; Gengsheng L. Zeng, and Grant T. Gullberg, all of Salt Lake City. Electronic calibration of single photon emission computed tomography cameras. Assigned to the University of Utah, Salt Lake City. Filed Dec. 20, 1993, a continuation-in-part of patent 5,338,936, which is a continuation-in-part of patent 5,210,421. Patent 5,481,115.

- Stephen C. Jacobsen, Salt Lake City. Movement actuator/sensor systems. Assigned to Sarcos Group, Salt Lake City. Filed June 12, 1992, a continuation-in-part of patent 5,269,882. Patent 5,481,184.

- Kevin L. Graves, West Valley City, and Robert C. Braithwaite, Kearns. Tool for shoeing horses. Filed Oct. 19, 1994. Design patent 365,895.