Patents Represented by Attorney, Agent or Law Firm Roddy M. Bullock
  • Patent number: 8152959
    Abstract: A multi-ply fibrous structure product having two or more plies of fibrous structure where at least one of the plies has a plurality of domes formed during the papermaking process and there are from about 10 to about 1000 domes per square inch of the product. At least one of the plies of the multi-ply fibrous structure has a plurality of embossments thereon with a total embossment area of from about 3% to about 15%. The embossments may be arranged such that they define non-geometric foreground patterns of unembossed cells.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2007
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2012
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Ahmed Kamal Elony, Osman Polat, Jeffrey Glen Sheehan, Markus Wilhelm Altmann, Ward William Ostendorf, Kevin Mitchell Wiwi, Steven Lee Barnholtz, Douglas Jay Barkey
  • Patent number: 8103553
    Abstract: A method for making an online posted comment more conspicuous relative to other online posted comments. The method can include the steps of publishing internet content online by an internet content provider; providing with the published content a section for recording and posting reader comments; viewing by a reader the published internet content; providing to the reader an option of posting for free a default format comment or posting for a fee a comment made distinctive relative to a default format comment; recording, by the reader, a comment; paying, by the reader, the fee for making the comment distinctive relative to a default format comment; and posting the reader's distinctive comment in the comment section, wherein the posted comment lacks an indication of the time of posting. The fee for distinctiveness transaction can also be implemented by use of an online auction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2012
    Inventor: Roddy McKee Bullock
  • Patent number: 8020237
    Abstract: A brush, as well as a method for cleaning a process surface using the brush, having: a hollow cylinder having a closed first end, a closed second end, and a peripheral wall with an internal and external surface; with bristles arranged on the external surface of the peripheral wall thereof; wherein the hollow cylinder has a plurality of apertures formed in the peripheral wall for permitting a gas or liquid to emerge from the interior of the hollow cylinders to the vicinity of the bristles; wherein the apertures are arranged in a staggered multi helical pattern having from about 3 to about 15 helix; and wherein the peripheral wall has a surface area ratio of from about 6 to about 30.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2007
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2011
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventor: Donn Nathan Boatman
  • Patent number: 7967950
    Abstract: The present invention relates to absorbent tissue-towel paper products comprising one essentially continuous ply of fibrous structure having a first surface and a second surface, wherein the product has an HFS absorbency greater than 8 g/g and the first surface exhibits an embossment height of at least 650 ?m and the second surface exhibits an embossment height of at least about 650 ?m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2008
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2011
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Steven Anthony Horenziak, Ellyne Elizabeth Prodoehl, Nicholas Jerome Wilke, II
  • Patent number: 7914649
    Abstract: A papermaking belt for making a fibrous structure having: a framework having: a first layer and a second layer, each of the first and second layers having a top surface, a bottom surface opposite to the top surface, and the first layer having a plurality of deflection conduits extending in the Z-direction between the top and bottom surfaces of the first layer and structured to receive therein fibers of the fibrous structure; the first layer comprising a substantially continuous, substantially discontinous or substantially semicontinuous patterned network; wherein the second layer comprises a plurality of discrete protuberances; and the top surface of the second layer forming the web-side of the framework; and a reinforcing element having: a paper facing side and a machine facing side opposite to the paper facing side; wherein the second layer at least partially penetrates the reinforcing element or the bottom surface of the second layer is coplanar with the bottom surface of the first layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2007
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2011
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Ward William Ostendorf, Rebecca Howland Spitzer
  • Patent number: 7910196
    Abstract: An embossed multi-ply fibrous structure product having enhanced quilted appearance comprising: two or more plies of fibrous structure wherein at least one of the piles has a plurality of embossments thereon having a total embossment area of from about 6% to about 16%; the embossments forming a latticework defining a plurality of unembossed cells; wherein each cell has a surface area of from about 0.5 square inches to about 6 square inches, the cells being unadhered to the adjacent ply and the embossments having a height from about 350 ?m to about 1,500 ?m. Further embodiment comprise a product having a Percent Compressibility from about 1.5% to about 4.5%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2011
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventor: Arnaldo Vazquez Santiago
  • Patent number: D636608
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2009
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2011
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Ward William Ostendorf, Rebecca Howland Spitzer
  • Patent number: D640473
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2011
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Alejandro Javier Bonilla, Donn Nathan Boatman
  • Patent number: D642808
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2009
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2011
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventor: Phillip Lacoi Hutchison
  • Patent number: D644441
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2011
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventor: Phillip Lacoi Hutchison
  • Patent number: D644442
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2011
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventor: Phillip Lacoi Hutchison
  • Patent number: D644443
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2011
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Kyoko Mignot, James Roy Denbow
  • Patent number: D644841
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2011
    Inventor: Phillip Lacoi Hutchison
  • Patent number: D644842
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2011
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventor: Phillip Lacoi Hutchison
  • Patent number: D645257
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2011
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventor: Phillip Lacoi Hutchison
  • Patent number: D647310
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2011
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventor: Phillip Lacoi Hutchison
  • Patent number: D661494
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 12, 2012
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Michelle Natasha Adams-Hughes, Paul Joseph Coffaro
  • Patent number: D662327
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 26, 2012
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Stacey Ann Espinosa, Cathy Marie Sanders, Grant Edward Tompkins, IV, Nakomi Lee Feldmann
  • Patent number: D662328
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 26, 2012
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Stacey Ann Espinosa, Cathy Marie Sanders, Grant Edward Tompkins, IV, Nakomi Lee Feldmann
  • Patent number: D668878
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2012
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Stacey Ann Espinosa, Cathy Marie Sanders, Grant Edward Tompkins, IV, Nakomi Lee Feldmann