US Patent No: 7,440,246

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Circuit interrupting apparatus with remote test and reset activation

ALSO PUBLISHED AS: 20060152867

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The present disclosure relates to resettable circuit interrupting devices and apparatus capable of being tested and reset from remote locations, and in particular to portable circuit interrupting devices and apparatus capable of being tested and reset from remote locations.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
LEVITON MANUFACTURING CO., INC.LITTLE NECK, NY631

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Bonasia, Gaetano Bronx, NY 41 1008
Campolo, Steve Malverne, NY 53 604
Richter, James Bethpage, NY 52 347

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5,982,103 Compact radio frequency transmitting and receiving antenna and control device employing same 96 1998
6,046,550 Multi-zone lighting control system 94 1999
6,347,028 Load control system having an overload protection circuit 34 1999
6,528,957 Power/energy management control system 111 2000
6,380,692 Phase controlled dimming system with active filter for preventing flickering and undesired intensity changes 37 2000
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LEVITON MANUFACTURING CO., INC. (13)
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5,680,287 In-line cord ground fault circuit interrupter 49 1996
5,864,455 In-line cord ground fault circuit interrupter 12 1997
6,901,439 Method of adding a device to a network 181 2000
6,798,341 Network based multiple sensor and control device with temperature sensing and control 155 2000
D519937 In-line ground fault circuit interrupter 11 2004
D519938 Ground fault circuit interrupter having remote test and reset 3 2004
D520961 Remote test and reset ground fault circuit interrupter 3 2004
D521457 In-line ground fault circuit interrupter 11 2005
7,219,141 Method of adding a device to a network 74 2005
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Encelium Technologies Inc. (1)
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SQUARE D COMPANY (1)
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TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH CORPORATION (1)
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TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH, LLC (1)
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WHITAKER CORPORATION, THE (1)
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WI-LAN INC. (1)
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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (4)
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2004/0212,324 Lighting systems 13 2002
2005/0043,907 Network based multiple sensor and control device with temperature sensing and control 109 2004
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CHARGEPOINT, INC. (2)
7,906,937 Overcurrent and ground fault protection in a networked charging station for electric vehicles 5 2009
8,072,184 Overcurrent and ground fault protection in a networked charging station for electric vehicles 5 2011
 
Lutron Electronics Co., Inc. (2)
8,228,184 Battery-powered occupancy sensor 5 2009
8,199,010 Method and apparatus for configuring a wireless sensor 3 2009
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