Patents Assigned to HBI Branded Apparel Enterprises, LLC
  • Patent number: 10791774
    Abstract: A hooded garment can include a torso section extending from a waist region to a neck region, where the torso section includes a chest region and a back region. The hooded garment includes a hood extending upward from the neck region and having a front opening, a right sleeve extending from a right shoulder region of the right torso region and having a first wrist opening, and a left sleeve extending from a left shoulder region of the left torso region and having a second wrist opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: HBI Branded Apparel Enterprises, LLC
    Inventors: Andrew M. Plant, Marlon J. Harris
  • Patent number: 10783570
    Abstract: A computer-implemented method is discussed. The method includes displaying to a user of a web browser one or more items from a first web domain; receiving a selection of a first item and adding the first item to a cross-domain tracking system; receiving an input and determining that the received input indicates that the user intends to navigate to a second web domain; and displaying a message that indicates that, if the user navigates to the second web domain, the first item will be maintained available to the user by the cross-domain tracking system after the user navigates to the second web domain.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: HBI Branded Apparel Enterprises, LLC
    Inventor: John Mikkola
  • Publication number: 20200288793
    Abstract: The subject matter of this specification can be embodied in, among other things, an upper torso garment that includes a torso section extending from a waist region to a neck region, the torso section including a front region and a back region. The torso section includes a left torso region and a right torso region. The upper torso garment includes a first reversed pocket positioned on a left lateral side of the front region of the torso section and proximate to the waist region, the first reversed pocket including a first pocket opening oriented at least partly toward the right torso region, and a second reversed pocket positioned on a right lateral side of the front region of the torso section and proximate to the waist region, the second reversed pocket comprising a second pocket opening oriented at least partly toward the left torso region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2020
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Applicant: HBI Branded Apparel Enterprises, LLC
    Inventors: Andrew M. Plant, Marlon J. Harris
  • Patent number: 10687563
    Abstract: An upper torso garment has a torso section extending from a waist region to a neck region, the torso section including a front region and a back region, where the front region is positioned adjacent a chest of a wearer of the garment and the back region is positioned adjacent a back of the wearer. The torso section includes a left torso region and a right torso region, where the left torso region is positioned on a lateral left side of the torso section and the right torso region is positioned on a lateral right side of the torso section. The garment includes quick-draw pockets on the front region, back region, or both, proximate to the waist region. The quick-draw pockets can be reversed pockets, where the opening is oriented at least partly toward an opposite lateral side of the respective front region or back region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: HBI Branded Apparel Enterprises, LLC
    Inventors: Andrew M. Plant, Marlon J. Harris
  • Patent number: 10640918
    Abstract: Functionalizing a fibrous material having a plurality of hydroxyl groups includes reacting the fibrous material with a compound of Formula I: where X is a monovalent counteranion for the quaternary ammonium cation of Formula I and Hal is a halogen atom, to obtain the functionalized fibrous material. Also provided is a functionalized fibrous material prepared by any one of the methods described herein (e.g., a functionalized fiber including a moiety of Formula II: having an odor of free amine below the threshold of detection, or having an odor of free amine with degree of offensiveness of about 3 or less. The functionalized fibrous material may be dyed, and articles of clothing may be made from the dyed functionalized fibrous material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignees: HBI Branded Apparel Enterprises, LLC, Cotton Incorporated, North Carolina State University
    Inventors: Harold S. Freeman, Malgorzata Szymczyk, Keith Zimmerman, Matthew J. Farrell
  • Publication number: 20200068959
    Abstract: A torso garment, such as a brassiere or brief, includes a body formed of inner and outer layers, the body including at least one torso band extending from a portion of the body, where the inner and outer layers overlap along a fold line of the torso garment. The torso garment includes an elastomeric band positioned between the inner and outer layers proximate the fold line.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2019
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Applicant: HBI Branded Apparel Enterprises, LLC
    Inventors: Michael D. Abbott, Roger D. Warren, Reginald L`Italien
  • Patent number: 10550513
    Abstract: A liquid fabric treatment composition including a hydrocarbon wax, a crosslinking agent, and a polyester warp sizing agent. The liquid fabric treatment composition may include a disperse dye. Methods of using these compositions for dyeing cellulose-containing fabric with a disperse dye include contacting a fabric containing cellulose with a liquid fabric treatment composition to yield a pretreated fabric, and heating the pretreated fabric to yield a treated fabric. The treated fabric contains a urethane compound formed by a reaction of the hydrocarbon wax, the crosslinking agent, and the cellulose of the fabric.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignees: HBI Branded Apparel Enterprises, LLC, Cotton Incorporated
    Inventors: Keith Zimmerman, Sha Fu, Matthew J. Farrell
  • Patent number: 10477903
    Abstract: A lower torso garment, such as a brief, includes a body having a pair of leg openings, a crotch portion between the leg openings, and a waist opening, and a waist band connected to the body and positioned at the waist opening. The waist band includes a folded fabric portion forming an inner layer and an outer layer surrounding an elastomeric band. The elastomeric band includes a thermoplastic elastomer film including a styrenic block copolymer, and is positioned between the inner and outer layers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: HBI Branded Apparel Enterprises, LLC
    Inventors: Michael D. Abbott, Roger D. Warren, Reginald L'Italien
  • Publication number: 20190343189
    Abstract: The subject matter of this specification can be embodied in, among other things, a garment that includes a body having a first end and a second end opposite the first end. The body has an anterior knit region having a first knitting pattern configured to stretch across a portion of a wearer's abdominal area, a second knitting pattern configured to stretch across a portion of a wearer's chest area, a posterior knit region having the first knitting pattern configured to stretch about a portion of the wearer's back, a first lateral knit region having a third knitting pattern different from the first knitting pattern configured to stretch about a portion of the wearer's left lateral area, and a second lateral knit region having the third knitting pattern configured to stretch about a portion of the wearer's right lateral area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 24, 2019
    Publication date: November 14, 2019
    Applicant: HBI Branded Apparel Enterprises, LLC
    Inventors: Heinz Altmann, Carmelo Padin
  • Patent number: 10400368
    Abstract: An undergarment includes a body having a substantially tubular shape and configured to at least partially surround a torso of a user. The body includes a pouch region about a front surface of the body, and a stitch region including held stitches, the held stitches at least partially bordering the pouch region, and the stitch region having less lateral stretch than a remainder of the body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: HBI Branded Apparel Enterprises, LLC
    Inventors: Adam Frantz, Tasha Perry
  • Patent number: 10400369
    Abstract: The subject matter of this specification can be embodied in, among other things, a garment that includes a body having a first end and a second end opposite the first end. The body has an anterior knit region having a first knitting pattern configured to stretch across a portion of a wearer's abdominal area, a second knitting pattern configured to stretch across a portion of a wearer's chest area, a posterior knit region having the first knitting pattern configured to stretch about a portion of the wearer's back, a first lateral knit region having a third knitting pattern different from the first knitting pattern configured to stretch about a portion of the wearer's left lateral area, and a second lateral knit region having the third knitting pattern configured to stretch about a portion of the wearer's right lateral area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: HBI Branded Apparel Enterprises, LLC
    Inventors: Heinz Altmann, Carmelo Padin
  • Publication number: 20190246708
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a garment is provided that includes applying an adhesive layer to a first ply and/or a second ply in a first amount in a first zone where structural support is desired and in a second amount in a second zone where breathability is desired; arranging the first and second plies with respect to one another so that the adhesive layer is therebetween; and activating the adhesive layer to secure the first and second plies to one another.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 23, 2019
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Applicant: HBI Branded Apparel Enterprises, LLC
    Inventor: Michael D. Abbott
  • Patent number: 10377127
    Abstract: A tagless article of apparel formed from a knitted fabric having a selected thickness, the article of apparel having inner and outer surfaces, and a product label pad printed directly on the inner surface from a cliché with an ink composition comprising an ink, a solvent, and a hardener, the cliché having a depth sufficient to cause the ink composition to penetrate the inner surface of the fabric to a depth less than the thickness of the fabric.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: HBI Branded Apparel Enterprises, LLC Corporation
    Inventors: Edmund L. Pace, Gregory S. Braxton
  • Publication number: 20190223520
    Abstract: The subject matter of this specification can be embodied in, among other things, an undergarment that includes a pant body having an anterior knit region having a first knitting pattern, a posterior knit region having the first knitting pattern, a first lateral knit region having a second knitting pattern different from the first knitting pattern, extending between the anterior knit region and the posterior knit region, and a second lateral knit region having the second knitting pattern, extending between the anterior knit region and the posterior knit region, and a gusset panel having the second knitting pattern, extending between an entirety of the anterior knit region and the posterior knit region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 3, 2019
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Applicant: HBI Branded Apparel Enterprises, LLC
    Inventor: Carmelo Padin
  • Publication number: 20190208835
    Abstract: A lower torso garment, such as a brief, includes a body having a pair of leg openings, a crotch portion between the leg openings, and a waist opening, and a waist band connected to the body and positioned at the waist opening. The waist band includes a folded fabric portion forming an inner layer and an outer layer surrounding an elastomeric band. The elastomeric band includes a thermoplastic elastomer film including a styrenic block copolymer, and is positioned between the inner and outer layers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2019
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Applicant: HBI Branded Apparel Enterprises, LLC
    Inventors: Michael D. Abbott, Roger D. Warren, Reginald L`Italien
  • Patent number: D862845
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: HBI Branded Apparel Enterprises, LLC
    Inventors: Andrew M. Plant, Marlon J. Harris
  • Patent number: D893130
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: HBI Branded Apparel Enterprises, LLC
    Inventors: Catherine Shannon, Lisa C. Papay
  • Patent number: D893131
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: HBI Branded Apparel Enterprises, LLC
    Inventors: Catherine Shannon, Lisa C. Papay
  • Patent number: D893831
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: HBI Branded Apparel Enterprises, LLC
    Inventors: Tasha R. Perry, Sherry E. Kimel, Melissa A. Coleman, Rachel I. Erickson, Frances S. Boyd
  • Patent number: D894530
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: HBI Branded Apparel Enterprises, LLC
    Inventors: Tasha R. Perry, Sherry E. Kimel, Jennifer Marie Yerkes