Electrical connector

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PATENT NO D745852
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FCI AMERICAS TECHNOLOGY LLCRENO, NV560

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Harper,, Jr Donald K York, US 8 17
Johnson, Lewis Robin Dover, US 11 120

Cited Art Landscape

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5533915 Electrical connector assembly 76 1993
5591118 Low permeability waste containment construction and composition containing granular activated carbon and method of making 27 1993
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5427543 Electrical connector prong lock 64 1994
5984690 Contactor with multiple redundant connecting paths 54 1996
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5342211 Shielded back plane connector 141 1993
5474472 Shielded electrical connector 44 1993
5274918 Method for producing contact shorting bar insert for modular jack assembly 136 1993
5381314 Heat dissipating EMI/RFI protective function box 86 1993
5358417 Surface mountable electrical connector 51 1993
5356300 Blind mating guides with ground contacts 148 1993
5395250 Low profile board to board connector 86 1994
5496183 Prestressed shielding plates for electrical connectors 101 1994
5387139 Method of making a pin grid array and terminal for use therein 50 1994
5462456 Contact retention device for an electrical connector 44 1994
5564952 Electrical plug connector with blade receiving slots 66 1994
5618187 Board mount bus bar contact 108 1995
5609502 Contact retention system 135 1995
5746608 Surface mount socket for an electronic package, and contact for use therewith 163 1995
5643009 Electrical connector having a pivot lock 82 1996
5664968 Connector assembly with shielded modules 130 1996
5667392 Electrical connector with stabilized contact 87 1996
5613882 Connector latch and polarizing structure 51 1996
5755595 Shielded electrical connector 122 1996
5882214 Electrical connector with contact assembly 51 1996
5697799 Board-mountable shielded electrical connector 108 1996
5795191 Connector assembly with shielded modules and method of making same 252 1997
5876219 Board-to-board connector assembly 93 1997
6041498 Method of making a contact assembly 52 1998
6129592 Connector assembly having terminal modules 76 1998
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5558542 Electrical connector with improved terminal-receiving passage means 128 1995
5580283 Electrical connector having terminal modules 76 1995
5730609 High performance card edge connector 134 1996
5782644 Printed circuit board mounted electrical connector 48 1996
5876248 Matable electrical connectors having signal and power terminals 93 1997
5876222 Electrical connector for printed circuit boards 60 1997
6071152 Electrical connector with inserted terminals 75 1998
6220895 Shielded electrical connector 69 1998
6244887 Electrical connector assembly 28 1999
6280209 Connector with improved performance characteristics 123 1999
6358061 High-speed connector with shorting capability 79 1999
6280230 Electrical terminal 58 2000
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6672884 Power connector 57 2000
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2002/0142,629 Board mounted electrical connector assembly 35 2001
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6702590 High-speed mezzanine connector with conductive housing 49 2002
6945796 Impedance-tuned connector 95 2002
6979215 High-density connector assembly with flexural capabilities 49 2002
6746278 Interstitial ground assembly for connector 104 2002
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2003/0119,378 High-density connector assembly mounting apparatus 20 2002
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2004/0018,757 Board-to-board connector with compliant mounting pins 31 2003
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2004/0087,196 Differential signal connectors with ESD protection 22 2003
6953351 High-density, impedance-tuned connector having modular construction 70 2003
2004/0224,559 High-density connector assembly with tracking ground structure 88 2003
6843687 Pseudo-coaxial wafer assembly for connector 81 2004
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7001189 Board mounted power connector 68 2004
2006/0128,197 Board mounted power connector 58 2004
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7104812 Laminated electrical terminal 70 2005
6969268 Impedance-tuned terminal contact arrangement and connectors incorporating same 47 2005
7422483 Differential signal connector with wafer-style construction 36 2006
7338321 High-density, robust connector with guide means 56 2006
2007/0021,002 High-density, robust connector 77 2006
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4505529 Electrical connector for use between circuit boards 102 1983
4655515 Double row electrical connector 89 1985
4685886 Electrical plug header 87 1986
4664456 High durability drawer connector 73 1986
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4820169 Programmable modular connector assembly 112 1986
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4881905 High density controlled impedance connector 90 1987
4836791 High density coax connector 105 1987
4846727 Reference conductor for improving signal integrity in electrical connectors 195 1988
4917616 Backplane signal connector with controlled impedance 69 1988
4904212 Electrical connector assembly 52 1988
4898539 Surface mount HDI contact 68 1989
4997390 Shunt connector 53 1989
4952172 Electrical connector stiffener device 64 1989
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4975069 Electrical modular connector 77 1989
4975084 Electrical connector system 151 1989
5052953 Stackable connector assembly 68 1989
5035639 Hermaphroditic electrical connector 78 1990
5082459 Dual readout SIMM socket 94 1990
5066236 Impedance matched backplane connector 253 1990
5104341 Shielded backplane connector 154 1990
5046960 High density connector system 153 1990
5127839 Electrical connector having reliable terminals 78 1991
5163849 Lead frame and electrical connector 73 1991
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3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY (6)
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2007/0099,512 Connector in which a mutual distance between contacts is adjusted at terminal portions thereof 26 2006
 
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6299483 High speed high density electrical connector 116 1999
6293827 Differential signal electrical connector 239 2000
6503103 Differential signal electrical connectors 136 2000
6554647 Differential signal electrical connectors 190 2000
6409543 Connector molding method and shielded waferized connector made therefrom 246 2001
6592381 Waferized power connector 123 2001
6506076 Connector with egg-crate shielding 166 2001
2001/0046,810 Connector with egg-crate shielding 47 2001
6386914 Electrical connector having mixed grounded and non-grounded contacts 85 2001
6641410 Electrical solder ball contact 46 2001
2002/0187,688 Electrical solder ball contact 27 2001
6517360 High speed pressure mount connector 97 2001
2002/0098,727 Electrical connector 31 2002
6607402 Printed circuit board for differential signal electrical connectors 106 2002
2002/0111,068 Printed circuit board for differential signal electrical connectors 50 2002
6602095 Shielded waferized connector 113 2002
6709294 Electrical connector with conductive plastic features 126 2002
6786771 Interconnection system with improved high frequency performance 110 2002
6814619 High speed, high density electrical connector and connector assembly 62 2003
6872085 High speed, high density electrical connector assembly 110 2003
2005/0287,869 Electrical connector incorporating passive circuit elements 47 2004
2006/0073,709 High density midplane 78 2004
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2006/0024,984 Midplane especially applicable to an orthogonal architecture electronic system 36 2005
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2007/0042,639 Connector with improved shielding in mating contact region 70 2006
2008/0246,555 DIFFERENTIAL ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH SKEW CONTROL 61 2008
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6363607 Method for manufacturing a high density connector 140 1999
6220884 BGA socket 65 1999
6183287 Electrical connector 67 1999
6206722 Micro connector assembly and method of making the same 46 1999
6210197 BGA socket 68 1999
6338635 Electrical connector with improved grounding bus 51 2000
6375508 Electrical connector assembly having the same circuit boards therein 42 2000
6261132 Header connector for future bus 47 2000
6394818 Power connector 80 2001
6551140 Electrical connector having differential pair terminals with equal length 104 2001
6431914 Grounding scheme for a high speed backplane connector system 151 2001
6435914 Electrical connector having improved shielding means 129 2001
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6702594 Electrical contact for retaining solder preform 93 2001
6461183 Terminal of socket connector 93 2001
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6716068 Low profile electrical connector having improved contacts 64 2002
6705902 Connector assembly having contacts with uniform electrical property of resistance 80 2002
6726492 Grounded electrical connector 35 2003
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2004/0259,420 Cable assembly with improved grounding means 52 2003
6743059 Electrical connector with improved contact retention 22 2003
6739910 Cable assembly with internal circuit modules 49 2003
6884117 Electrical connector having circuit board modules positioned between metal stiffener and a housing 101 2003
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6969280 Electrical connector with double mating interfaces for electronic components 69 2004
2005/0009,402 Electrical connector with double mating interfaces for electronic components 29 2004
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FCI AMERICAS TECHNOLOGY LLC (132)
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5713746 Electrical connector 74 1996
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6024584 High density connector 100 1996
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6494734 High density electrical connector assembly 70 1997
5975921 High density connector system 70 1997
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6869294 Power connector 63 2001
7070464 Power connector 64 2001
6343955 Electrical connector with grounding system 89 2001
2001/0041,477 Electrical connector with grounding system 22 2001
6869292 Modular mezzanine connector 77 2001
6695627 Profiled header ground pin 70 2001
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