- December 7th, 2014
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Taylor IP obtains patents for U.S. and foreign clients pertaining to many different technologies. Below are some patents that have been prepared and/or prosecuted by Taylor IP and recently issued by the U.S. Patent Office
Patents recently issued for clients of Taylor IP:
U.S. Patent No. 8,905,899, entitled “Component for weight-bearing health equipment system and method of use”, issued on December 9, 2014, is directed to at least one embodiment, a weight-bearing health equipment system for use with a user, the user being within the middle 90th percentile of dimensions of a user class. The weight-bearing health equipment system includes a fitness equipment base having a plate having a periphery and extending from a front end to a back end. The weight-bearing health equipment system further includes a framework connected to the plate including a first pair of elongated members, a second pair of elongated members, and a third pair of elongated members connected to the first and second pair of elongated members. The first pair elongated members are adapted to prevent contact with the user when the user enters, exits, or engages the system. The third pair elongated members are adapted to be outside the ergonomic sweep of the user’s arms.
U.S. Patent No. 8,905,452, entitled “Gripper with force-multiplying mechanism”, issued on December 9, 2014, is directed to a gripper for gripping a workpiece includes a jaw assembly having an actuator with a housing and an elongate member axially slidably movable within the housing. A force-multiplying mechanism is interconnected between the elongate member and the housing. The force-multiplying mechanism is configured to add a mechanical force to the jaw assembly and thereby increase a gripping force on the workpiece during operation of the gripper.
For more detailed information concerning this patent, please follow this link: uspto.gov
Please note that not all patents which have been prepared by Taylor IP actually issue with Taylor IP being listed as the responsible law firm/attorneys. For example, some of the larger companies that are represented by Taylor IP prefer to list their inhouse personnel as the responsible legal professionals for their issued patents. Thus, many patents that are prepared and/or prosecuted by Taylor IP do not appear with our name on the face of the patent.
Taylor IP has several patent attorneys with diverse and strong technical backgrounds. Each patent attorney at Taylor IP has a specific technical background and a law degree, and most have industry experience in their respective technical field. For example, our patent attorneys have technical backgrounds in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, biomedical engineering and chemical engineering. We represent some of the largest and most technologically advanced companies in the world, as well as mid-sized companies, small companies and individuals. We receive patent work directly from US and foreign companies, through foreign patent law firms and attorneys representing foreign companies, through US domestic law firms and attorneys representing companies and individuals, and directly from individuals desiring to protect their inventions.
Contact Taylor IP today for assistance with all of your IP needs. We can help you search your idea and determine whether your idea is patentable or may have potential infringement concerns. We can help you with any design around efforts needed in the event a relevant third party patent is found. We can prepare and file a patent application on your idea, and negotiate with the US Patent Office to obtain your patent. We can also enforce your patent rights through litigation in the event a third party infringes on your rights.
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