Backplane connectors

Number of patents in Portfolio can not be more than 2000

United States of America Patent

APP PUB NO 20060245137A1
SERIAL NO

11348130

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Electrical connectors having a first differential signal pair of electrical contacts edge-coupled along a first direction, a second differential signal pair of electrical contacts edge-coupled along the first direction, and a ground plate disposed between the first and second differential signal pairs are disclosed. The ground plate extends along a second direction that is different from the first direction.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
FCI AMERICAS TECHNOLOGY, INC.RENO, NV10

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Bergey, Dana J Hershey, PA 2 5
David, James J Mechanicsburg, PA 16 360

Cited Art Landscape

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Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company (1)
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HIROSE ELECTRIC CO., LTD. (1)
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ACE LABEL SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
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HONDA TSUSHIN KOGYO CO., LTD. (1)
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FUJITSU TAKAMISAWA COMPONENT LIMITED (1)
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ERNI ELEKTROAPPARATE GMBH (1)
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Abrams Electronics, Inc. (1)
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TRANSPACIFIC IP LTD. (1)
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THE WHITAKER CORPORATION (6)
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JINGPIN TECHNOLOGIES, LLC (1)
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KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA (1)
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SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD. (2)
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TYCO ELECTRONICS CORPORATION (1)
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GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY (1)
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HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD. (5)
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HARTING ELECTRONICS GMBH (2)
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FCI AMERICAS TECHNOLOGY LLC (24)
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* 2005/0118,869 Connector for high-speed communications 30 2005
 
FCI AMERICAS TECHNOLOGY, INC. (1)
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NEC TOKIN CORPORATION (1)
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WABCO GMBH (1)
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FCI (1)
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PCD, INC. (1)
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MOLEX INCORPORATED (8)
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RAMBUS INC. (1)
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MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD. (1)
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FUJITSU LIMITED (1)
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Aries Electronics, Inc. (1)
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TE CONNECTIVITY CORPORATION (8)
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* 6890214 Multi-sequenced contacts from single lead frame 78 2002
* 6932649 Active wafer for improved gigabit signal recovery, in a serial point-to-point architecture 111 2004
* 2006/0014,433 Electrical connector with ESD protection 33 2004
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AMPHENOL-TUCHEL ELECTRONICS GMBH (1)
* 6190213 Contact element support in particular for a thin smart card connector 124 1999
 
OHIO ASSOCIATED ENTERPRISES, INC., (A DEL. CORP.) (1)
* 6371773 High density interconnect system and method 141 2001
 
JAPAN AVIATION ELECTRONICS INDUSTRY, LIMITED (1)
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Elco Corporation (1)
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COMMSCOPE, INC. OF NORTH CAROLINA (1)
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AMPHENOL CORPORATION (6)
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* 6386914 Electrical connector having mixed grounded and non-grounded contacts 91 2001
* Cited By Examiner

Patent Citation Ranking

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
FCI AMERICAS TECHNOLOGY LLC (1)
7387535 Hinged leadframe assembly for an electrical connector 5 2006
 
TOPCONN ELECTRONIC (KUNSHAN) CO., LTD (1)
* 9130314 Communication connector and terminal lead frame thereof 2 2013
 
FCI Asia Pte. Ltd. (1)
9545003 Connector footprints in printed circuit board (PCB) 0 2013
* Cited By Examiner