Patent Number: 6,612,141

Title: Interconnected lock with remote locking mechanism

Abstract: An interconnected lock assembly with a locking mechanism which can throw the deadbolt and lock the door in response to a remote control signal. The interconnected lock comprising a first lock assembly including an inside handle and an outside handle, and a second lock assembly interconnected to said first lock assembly. The second lock assembly comprises a deadbolt assembly operably connected to a deadbolt latch. The deadbolt latch comprises a deadbolt movable between an extended position and a retracted position. The interconnected lock further comprises a locking mechanism selectively engageable by a remote control signal to move the deadbolt to an extended position.

Inventors: Bates; Peter K. (Framingham, MA), Bussiere; John (Littleton, MA), Doerr; Alan (Tomball, TX)

Assignee: Schlage Lock Company

International Classification: E05B 63/20 (20060101); E05B 59/00 (20060101); E05B 47/06 (20060101); E05B 63/00 (20060101); E05B 65/10 (20060101); G07C 9/00 (20060101); E05B 065/12 ()

Expiration Date: 09/02/2020