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10 patents awarded to Utah inventors

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Ten patents were awarded Utah inventors recently by the United States Patent Office. Copies of patents are available by number for $3 from Box 9, Patent and Trademark Office, Washington D.C. 20231. Abstracts and classifications are available at the Marriott Library, University of Utah.

- Sam W. Henry, Ogden, and Myron Jensen, Harrisville. Integral welded sight glass for boilers. Assigned to Emerson Electric Co., St. Louis, Mo. Filed Sept. 30, 1994. Patent 5,611,241.- Richard Townley, Gunnison. An arrow retainer/guide for attachment to a bow laced with a string. Filed Oct. 10, 1995. Patent 5,611,323.

- Larry Page, Salt Lake City, and Darrel Palmer, Sandy. A single-use device for aspirating secretions from a patient's lungs. Assigned to Ballard Medical Products Inc., Draper. Filed March 30, 1995, a continuation of application May 13, 1993, which is a continuation of patent 5,277,177, which is a division of applications April 3, 1991, Feb. 23, 1990, and March 23, 1987, which is a continuation-in-part of application Oct. 14, 1986. and patent 4,696,296, which is a division of patent 4,683,539, which is a division of patent 4,569,344. Patent 5,611,336.

- Scott R. Watterson; William C. Lay, both of Logan; John Frod-sham, Mexico City, Mexico; John C. Heath, and William T. Dalebout, both of Logan. Pole sport court. Assigned to Icon Health & Fitness Inc., Logan. Filed Feb. 1, 1995. Patent 5,611,539.

- Brent K. Olsen, Clearfield; J. Kirk Storey, Farmington; David J. Green, Brigham City; Davin G. Saderholm, Salt Lake City; S. Mark Bunker, North Ogden, and Daniel G. Minert, Clearfield. Air-bag inflator attachment with snap-in sleeve. Assigned to Morton International Inc., Chicago. Filed May 8, 1996, a continuation-in-part of application Jan. 5, 1996. Patent 5,611,563.

- Marc E. Christensen, Salt Lake City. A crowd-control barrier system. Filed Sept. 26, 1995, a continuation-in-part of patent 5,452,963. Patent 5,611,641.

- Kent M. Samuelson, Salt Lake City, and Mark V. Vandewalle, Pierceton, Ind. Method and apparatus for resecting a bone. Filed Feb. 14, 1995. Patent 5,611,802.

- Joseph J. Hartvigsen, Kaysville; Ashok C. Khandkar, Salt Lake City, and Singaravelu Elangovan, Sandy. Fuel-cell column heat-exchanger mated module. Assigned to Ceramatec Inc., Salt Lake City. Filed Jan. 2, 1996. Patent 5,612,149.

- Linxian Wu, Sandy; Jana Coombs; Sharon L. Malmstrom, both of Salt Lake City, and Michael J. Glass, Centerville. A method for processing sample material for amplification of one or more selected target nucleic-acid sequences. Assigned to Gull Laboratories, Salt Lake City. Filed Jan. 16, 1996. Patent 5,612,473.

- Wayne A. Sumner, Ogden; David W. Griffith; Allen T. Bracken, both of Layton, and Nicholas Brawne, Columbus, Ohio. Computer storage-disk cartridge. Assigned to Iomega Corp., Roy. Filed Aug. 25, 1995. Design patent 378,518.