Patents Assigned to M.M. & R Products, Inc.
  • Patent number: 9609941
    Abstract: A hair styling tool having a plurality of bristles and one or more movable members extending radially outward from the core and movable between opposing positions is provided. The movable members move between a retracted position where the divider is fitted between and even with or slightly above or slightly below the bristles to engage the hair and an extended position where the divider is moved out beyond the bristles to disengage the hair from the bristles. The hair styling tool having the movable member which engages and disengages the hair with the bristles minimizes tangling of the hair while brushing. The hair styling tool may be a rotating brush optionally equipped with a motor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 4, 2017
    Assignee: M. M. & R. Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael A. Ragosta, Claudio Marino, Bruno Meglio, David J. Richmond, Howard C. Richmond
  • Patent number: 9289054
    Abstract: A hair styling tool having a plurality of bristles and one or more movable members extending radially outward from the core and movable between opposing positions is provided. The movable members move between a retracted position where the divider is fitted between and even with or slightly above or slightly below the bristles to engage the hair and an extended position where the divider is moved out beyond the bristles to disengage the hair from the bristles. The hair styling tool having the movable member which engages and disengages the hair with the bristles minimizes tangling of the hair while brushing. The hair styling tool may be a rotating brush optionally equipped with a motor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2016
    Assignee: M. M. & R. Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael A. Ragosta, Claudio Marino, Bruno Meglio, David J. Richmond, Howard C. Richmond
  • Patent number: 9107492
    Abstract: A hair styling tool having a plurality of bristles and one or more movable members extending radially outward from the core and movable between opposing positions is provided. The movable members move between a retracted position where the divider is fitted between and even with or slightly above or slightly below the bristles to engage the hair and an extended position where the divider is moved out beyond the bristles to disengage the hair from the bristles. The hair styling tool having the movable member which engages and disengages the hair with the bristles minimizes tangling of the hair while brushing. The hair styling tool may be a rotating brush optionally equipped with a motor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2015
    Assignee: M. M. & R Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael Ragosta, Claudio Marino, Bruno Meglio, David J. Richmond, Howard C. Richmond
  • Patent number: 8881423
    Abstract: A hair treatment device has a body and a blower supported by the body from which air is blown. A concentrator separately connected to the body or integral with the body comprises at least one gas flow conduit in gas flow communication with the blower. A nozzle is in gas flow communication with a distal portion of the conduit and is oriented to blow air from a distal portion of the first conduit back toward the body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 11, 2014
    Assignee: M. M. & R. Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael A. Ragosta, Bruno Meglio, Claudio Marino, David Richmond, Howard Richmond
  • Publication number: 20130340782
    Abstract: A hair styling tool having a plurality of bristles and one or more movable members extending radially outward from the core and movable between opposing positions is provided. The movable members move between a retracted position where the divider is fitted between and even with or slightly above or slightly below the bristles to engage the hair and an extended position where the divider is moved out beyond the bristles to disengage the hair from the bristles. The hair styling tool having the movable member which engages and disengages the hair with the bristles minimizes tangling of the hair while brushing. The hair styling tool may be a rotating brush optionally equipped with a motor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 22, 2013
    Publication date: December 26, 2013
    Applicant: M. M. & R. PRODUCTS, INC.
    Inventors: Michael Ragosta, Claudio Marino, Bruno Meglio, David J. Richmond, Howard C. Richmond
  • Publication number: 20130319450
    Abstract: A hair styling tool includes a body, a cylinder extending from the body, the cylinder rotatable relative to the body, a motor for rotating the cylinder, a heater to heat the cylinder, and a styling arm pivotally attached to the body. The hair styling tool having a generally clam shell configuration, wherein the styling arm is movable between an open position and a closed position in which the styling arm contacts the cylinder. The styling arm may also include a brush head with fixed or retractable bristles and/or a smoothing plate. The hair styling tool also includes a detector for detecting the direction of movement of the styling arm along a user's hair, the detector being in communication with the motor for causing the motor to automatically rotate the cylinder in a direction corresponding to the direction of movement of the styling arm along the user's hair.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 3, 2012
    Publication date: December 5, 2013
    Applicant: M.M. & R. PRODUCTS, INC.
    Inventors: Michael A. Ragosta, Kai Chiu Wong
  • Patent number: 8573231
    Abstract: A hair styling tool having a plurality of bristles and one or more movable members extending radially outward from the core and movable between opposing positions is provided. The movable members move between a retracted position where the divider is fitted between and even with or slightly above or slightly below the bristles to engage the hair and an extended position where the divider is moved out beyond the bristles to disengage the hair from the bristles. The hair styling tool having the movable member which engages and disengages the hair with the bristles minimizes tangling of the hair while brushing. The hair styling tool may be a rotating brush optionally equipped with a motor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2013
    Assignee: M. M. & R. Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael Ragosta, Bruno Meglio, Claudio Marino, David J. Richmond, Howard C. Richmond
  • Publication number: 20130174439
    Abstract: A diffuser for use with a hair dryer has a body that fits over the outlet of the hair dryer. The diffuser has one or more diffusing features, namely excess mesh, a non-symmetrical rotor, a perforated plate, and diffusion projections extending toward a discharge opening of the diffuser, each projection having a bore with a side orifice for directing air output by the hair dryer radially.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2012
    Publication date: July 11, 2013
    Applicant: M.M. & R. PRODUCTS, INC.
    Inventors: Michael A. Ragosta, Bruno Meglio, Claudio Marino, David Richmond, Howard Richmond, Simon Nielsen, David Huang
  • Publication number: 20120125359
    Abstract: A hair styling tool 20 includes a body 22, a cylinder 24 extending from the body, the cylinder rotatable relative to the body, a motor 39 for rotating the cylinder, a heater 1324 to heat the cylinder, and a styling arm pivotally attached to the body. The hair styling tool may have a generally clam shell configuration, wherein the styling arm 151 is movable between an open position in which the styling arm is distant the cylinder and a closed position in which the styling arm is proximate to the cylinder, such as contacting the cylinder. The styling arm may also include a brush head 26 with fixed or retractable bristles and/or a smoothing plate 108.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2009
    Publication date: May 24, 2012
    Applicant: M.M. & R. PRODUCTS, INC.
    Inventors: Michael A. Ragosta, Bruno Meglio, Claudio Marino, David Richmond, Howard Richmond
  • Patent number: 7481228
    Abstract: A hair styling tool includes a body, a cylinder extending from the body, the cylinder rotatable relative to the body, a motor for rotating the cylinder, a heater to heat the cylinder, and a styling arm pivotally attached to the body. The hair styling tool may have a generally clam shell configuration, wherein the styling arm is movable between an open position in which the styling arm does not contact the cylinder and a closed position in which the styling arm contacts the cylinder. The styling arm may also include a brush head with fixed or retractable bristles and/or a smoothing plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2007
    Date of Patent: January 27, 2009
    Assignee: M.M. & R Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael A. Ragosta, Bruno Meglio, Claudio Marino, David Richmond, Howard Richmond