Patents Assigned to Sanford L.P.
  • Publication number: 20200156830
    Abstract: Glue bottle anti-clog caps are provided. The anti-clog cap has a body with a mounting section for attaching the body to a glue bottle. The body of the anti-clog cap has a dispensing section that includes a central lumen extending from the second mounting end. The body of the anti-clog cap also has a tip section with a support rib protruding from an outlet of the dispensing section. The tip has a tip plug protruding from the support rib. The anti-clog cap has a nozzle that mates to the body and a tip orifice aligned with the tip plug of the body. The tip section is configured to allow the free flow of glue through the cap. The nozzle can rotate between an open and closed position. In the closed position the tip plug can extend into the tip orifice thereby preventing the flow of glue.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2018
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Applicant: Sanford, L.P.
    Inventors: Craig P.E. DAVIDSON, Ryan HEISER, Joseph Wayne KREFT, Patrick Kevin SHIELDS
  • Patent number: 10525762
    Abstract: A side-knock type mechanical pencil comprising a body with a side-mounted knock button coupled to the body of the mechanical pencil and adapted to slidingly engage with a lead tube with a frustoconical hub for translating the motion of the knock button actuation to linear extension of the lead.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: Sanford L.P.
    Inventors: Kenneth Swanick, Bryan Rolfs
  • Patent number: 10507399
    Abstract: Glue slime activator compositions, kits comprising glue slime activator compositions and a glue or adhesive of appropriate functionality for crosslinking, and methods of making glue slime activator compositions are provided herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: Sanford, L.P.
    Inventors: Craig Davidson, Luanne Armstrong, Joseph Wayne Kreft, Jennifer Lauren Kroon, Bryan Stephen Koepp, Lien Hoang Phun
  • Patent number: 10336926
    Abstract: Adhesive formulations and methods for making adhesive formulations are provided. An adhesive formulation includes at least one oxazoline polymer and casein. Methods of making adhesive formulations include combining at least one oxazoline polymer and casein to form the adhesive formulation. Glue sticks made using these adhesive formulations and methods are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: Sanford, L.P.
    Inventors: Joginder Kukreja, Van R. Foster
  • Patent number: 10272714
    Abstract: An anti-rotation mechanism for a retractable eraser or other stick-like object for use with a writing instrument that utilizes locking elements to prevent the inadvertent retraction or extension of the eraser when pressure is applied to the eraser during the erasing operation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: Sanford L.P.
    Inventor: Kenneth Swanick
  • Patent number: 10245877
    Abstract: Delivery systems for delivering compositions with large particles are disclosed herein. For example, writing instrument capable of delivering ink with large pigment particles can include a barrel, an ink reservoir in fluid communication with a nib, and one or more valves or seals for sealing the reservoir when not in use. For example, the writing instrument can include a free-ink reservoir having an agitator disposed on a valve stem.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: Sanford, L.P.
    Inventors: Daniel Francis Debartolo, Jr., Wing Sum Vincent Kwan, Bret R. Marschand, Ismail Akram, Aidan P. Craigwood, Kathrin Julia Holtzmann, Stephen Sams, Jim Bedolla
  • Patent number: 10207535
    Abstract: A gear assembly that includes a cutting gear having an outer edge and an inner edge, wherein a plurality of gear teeth is formed on the outer edge thereof; and an internal gear having an outer edge and an inner edge. The internal gear further includes a plurality of gear teeth formed on the inner edge thereof, wherein the gear teeth formed on the inner edge of the internal gear are adapted to engage the gear teeth formed on the outer edge of the cutting gear; a plurality of troughs, wherein each trough in the plurality of troughs is formed between two of the gear teeth formed on the inner edge of the internal gear; and a plurality of debris discharge channels, wherein each debris discharge channel is formed at the bottommost portion of each trough and extends away from the trough toward the outer edge of the internal gear.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: Sanford, L.P.
    Inventor: Michael J. Schumacher
  • Patent number: D838507
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: SANFORD L.P.
    Inventors: Daniel Miller, Michael Gregory, Katelyn Marie Mcinerney, Paul N. Eifert, Roman Piekosz, Bartholomew Briggs
  • Patent number: D841092
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: Sanford L.P.
    Inventor: Cole Houston
  • Patent number: D847658
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: Sanford, L.P.
    Inventors: Ryan Heiser, Patrick Kevin Shields, Michael Desjardins
  • Patent number: D848730
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: Sanford, L.P.
    Inventors: Eliott Guy Copier, Stefaan Van Den Broecke, Daniel Francis DeBartolo, EJung Kim, Prince Earl Brown, Jr., Mark Alan Zavada
  • Patent number: D851915
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: Sanford, L.P.
    Inventor: Jim Bedolla
  • Pen
    Patent number: D853490
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: SANFORD, L.P.
    Inventors: EJung Kim, Jason Cardani
  • Patent number: D855701
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: Sanford L.P.
    Inventor: Jason Cardani
  • Patent number: D857092
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: Sanford, L.P.
    Inventors: John Kenneth Michie, Joshua Merritt Hansen, Ryan Alan Heiser, Jeffrey Michael Browne
  • Patent number: D858573
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: Sanford L.P.
    Inventors: Bram Boot, Stephen C. Gohde, Stephen Spencer, Stefaan Van Den Broecke, Robby Carlier
  • Pen
    Patent number: D858635
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: Sanford, L.P.
    Inventor: EJung Kim
  • Patent number: D859518
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: Sanford, L.P.
    Inventors: Gilbert Cheyns, Geert Van Aerde
  • Patent number: D866662
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: Sanford L.P.
    Inventor: Kenneth Swanick
  • Patent number: D876542
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: Sanford L.P.
    Inventors: Stefaan Van Den Broecke, Da Deng, Alfredo Carreno, Jason Cardani, Hanna Tsuhara, Evan Fulford, Chris Leyden