Circuit interrupting apparatus with remote test and reset activation

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7440246
APP PUB NO 20060152867A1
SERIAL NO

11234185

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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, NY637

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Bonasia, Gaetano Bronx, NY 33 1442
Campolo, Steve Malverne, NY 40 709
Richter, James Bethpage, NY 39 480

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