Patents Assigned to Esselte Corporation
  • Patent number: 8864177
    Abstract: A highlighter strip including adhesive to form a removable bond with a substrate, constructed from a translucent and colored material. The highlighter strip can be affixed over writing or other markings, which highlights the indicia that remains legible. One or both ends of the strip can omit the adhesive, thereby providing a grabbing portion to facilitate removal from an initial position and optionally subsequent positions. The strip can be included in a set of strips affixed to each other and optionally affixed to another base; such as a notebook, binder, or other entity where one would expect writing, text, or other indicia requiring highlighting.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 21, 2014
    Assignee: Esselte Corporation
    Inventors: Lauren Cenzano, Denise Ceron, Patty Dyer, Meryl Altuch, Lisa Duff
  • Patent number: 8851360
    Abstract: An envelope having an envelope wall member including first and second envelope walls that cooperatively enclose a pocket space and define therebetween a pocket opening to the pocket space, the envelope wall including a surface that defines a recess and a sealing strip that includes an adhesive releasably adhering the strip to the envelope wall member within the recess. The adhesive is capable of adhering the strip to the envelope wall to seal the envelope closed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 7, 2014
    Assignee: Esselte Corporation
    Inventor: Lauren Cenzano
  • Publication number: 20140294481
    Abstract: A binding member, including a first disk ring portion configured for reception in a binding recess of a sheet member. The first disk ring portion can have an inner surface that faces radially inward for engaging and retaining a first binding protrusion of a sheet member for binding the sheet member. The first disk ring portion can be configured for allowing the bound sheet members to slide around the first disk ring portion while retaining the engagement. The binding member can also have an axial extension member associated with the first disk ring portion and extending generally in an axial direction with respect thereto.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2012
    Publication date: October 2, 2014
    Applicant: ESSELTE CORPORATION
    Inventor: Lauren Cenzano
  • Publication number: 20130193195
    Abstract: A sealing strip on a release layer is disclosed. The release layer can include an envelope with walls cooperatively enclosing a pocket with an opening The envelope can include a closure flap pivotable to close the envelope. A first location of the envelope can include a sealing strip releasably adhered to the envelope (or a release layer on the envelope). This sealing strip can be removable from the first location and placeable in a second location overlapping the closure flap in the closed position and an adjacent portion of an envelope wall. The sealing strip can include an adhesive capable of adhering to the closure flap and adjacent portion of the second wall for securing the closure flap in the closed position. The sealing strip can include a removable grasping tab connected by a weakened area. The sealing strip can be provided on a release layer independent of an envelope.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2012
    Publication date: August 1, 2013
    Applicant: ESSELTE CORPORATION
    Inventor: Esselte Corporation
  • Publication number: 20130129403
    Abstract: An adjustable binding system with a binding portion that can bind together papers, dividers, a backing, and other material. The binding portion can open and close to facilitate organizing, adding, removing, etc. The binding portion can have hinged parts that connect mating pairs of binding elements, such as protrusions inserted into hole-punched paper, and connected to another element to form a binding within the binding portion. The binder can have a minimal profile to provide a customizable binder with the feel of a disposable notepad.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 20, 2012
    Publication date: May 23, 2013
    Applicant: ESSELTE CORPORATION
    Inventor: ESSELTE CORPORATION
  • Publication number: 20130127148
    Abstract: A highlighter strip including adhesive to form a removable bond with a substrate, constructed from a translucent and colored material. The highlighter strip can be affixed over writing or other markings, which highlights the indicia that remains legible. One or both ends of the strip can omit the adhesive, thereby providing a grabbing portion to facilitate removal from an initial position and optionally subsequent positions. The strip can be included in a set of strips affixed to each other and optionally affixed to another base; such as a notebook, binder, or other entity where one would expect writing, text, or other indicia requiring highlighting.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 20, 2012
    Publication date: May 23, 2013
    Applicant: ESSELTE CORPORATION
    Inventor: ESSELTE CORPORATION
  • Patent number: 8443534
    Abstract: A tabbing apparatus is provided that includes a pocket and a tab element disposed within the pocket in a retracted position. The tab element includes an indexing segment configured for protruding from the pocket in an extended position as a tab and for being received within the pocket in the retracted position, an anchor portion attached to the pocket, and an intermediate portion connecting the anchor portion and indexing segment and configured for folding to allow the indexing segment to move between the retracted position and the extended position. The indexing segment is configured for displaying writing thereon for indexing a file.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2013
    Assignee: Esselte Corporation
    Inventors: Andrew Goodfellow, Braden Jones, Brian Causse
  • Publication number: 20130119120
    Abstract: A hanging file including a hanging member configured for hanging from a support structure, a tab mechanism including a support portion supported by and extending over the hanging member, and an indexing portion that extends from the support portion, and a file cover including a cover panel having a first folded-over edge portion that is supported in a hanging configuration from the tab mechanism support portion. Also, a hanging file including a hanging member configured for hanging from a support structure, a file cover including a cover panel having a folded-over edge portion that is supported in a hanging configuration from the hanging member, and a support portion supported by and extending over the hanging member, and positioned between the folded-over edge portion and the hanging member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 31, 2012
    Publication date: May 16, 2013
    Applicant: Esselte Corporation
    Inventor: Esselte Corporation
  • Publication number: 20130119121
    Abstract: An envelope having an envelope wall member including first and second envelope walls that cooperatively enclose a pocket space and define therebetween a pocket opening to the pocket space, the envelope wall including a surface that defines a recess and a sealing strip that includes an adhesive releasably adhering the strip to the envelope wall member within the recess. The adhesive is capable of adhering the strip to the envelope wall to seal the envelope closed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 27, 2012
    Publication date: May 16, 2013
    Applicant: ESSELTE CORPORATION
    Inventor: Lauren Cenzano
  • Patent number: D671318
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2012
    Assignee: Esselte Corporation
    Inventors: Arkus Schmidt, Teffen Seiffarth
  • Patent number: D671742
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2012
    Assignee: Esselte Corporation
    Inventors: Lauren Cenzano, Doug Mudd
  • Patent number: D671743
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2012
    Assignee: Esselte Corporation
    Inventors: Lauren Cenzano, Doug Mudd
  • Patent number: D677463
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2013
    Assignee: Esselte Corporation
    Inventors: Lauren Cenzano, Doug Mudd
  • Patent number: D677465
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2013
    Assignee: Esselte Corporation
    Inventors: Lauren Cenzano, Doug Mudd
  • Patent number: D677555
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2013
    Assignee: Esselte Corporation
    Inventors: Lauren Cenzano, Doug Mudd
  • Patent number: D677899
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2013
    Assignee: Esselte Corporation
    Inventors: Lauren Cenzano, Doug Mudd
  • Patent number: D680746
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2013
    Assignee: Esselte Corporation
    Inventors: Markus Schmidt, Steffen Seiffarth
  • Patent number: D684768
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2013
    Assignee: Esselte Corporation
    Inventors: Lauren Cenzano, Doug Mudd
  • Patent number: D688459
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2013
    Assignee: Esselte Corporation
    Inventors: Markus Schmidt, Steffen Seiffarth
  • Patent number: D688460
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2013
    Assignee: Esselte Corporation
    Inventors: Markus Schmidt, Steffen Seiffarth