Patents Assigned to Spectrum Brands, Inc.
  • Patent number: 10443267
    Abstract: A lockset is provided with a sensor assembly for detecting tampering with the cylinder. A lock cylinder with a cylinder body and a cylinder plug disposed in the cylinder body is provided. The cylinder plug is configured to deform and/or separate from the cylinder body when a sufficient force is applied. A sensor assembly is provided that detects when the cylinder plug deforms and/or separates from the cylinder body. In some embodiments, the sensor assembly could detect when the cylinder plug deforms and/or separates from the cylinder body with a strain gauge, a continuity circuit, a micro-switch, an optical sensor, an accelerometer and/or a contact microphone.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: Spectrum Brands, Inc.
    Inventors: Marc Tobias, Tobias Bluzmanis, Mark S. Bloom, James Lin
  • Patent number: 10443185
    Abstract: A portable steam generator includes a steam generator base including a water reservoir and a steam generation unit that is operatively fluidly connected with the water reservoir for water supply to the steam generation unit. The portable steam generator also includes an iron including a sole plate with openings so that steam can pass through the sole plate. The portable steam generator also includes a flexible hose between the steam generation base and the iron including a steam conduit that is operatively fluidly connected with both the steam generation unit and an internal cavity of the iron for supply steam to the iron. A plurality of handles allow grasping and provide portability to the steam generator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: Spectrum Brands, Inc.
    Inventor: Darek Koszylko
  • Patent number: 10435915
    Abstract: A rekeyable lock cylinder includes a plug body with a keyway opening along a longitudinal axis and a multiple of channels transverse to the axis. A rekeying feature located adjacent to the keyway opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: Spectrum Brands, Inc.
    Inventor: Jack Zhang
  • Publication number: 20190290046
    Abstract: Systems and methods herein relate to an easy assemble centrifugal juicer. The centrifugal juicer includes a top section having a juice spout and pulp spout, wherein the top section defines a cavity with a first mating surface and a second mating surface; a strainer section having a strainer, a drive member, and a projection, the projection structured to engage with the first mating surface to couple the strainer section to the top section; and a motor housing structured to house a motor, wherein the motor is operatively coupled to a motor adapter structured to engage with the drive member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 10, 2019
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Applicant: Spectrum Brands, Inc.
    Inventors: Javier Barquin, Rolando Antonio Cavazos Jimenez, Joseph Krebs, Randy Miller, Kroy Everett Nernberger, James Saunders, Jacob Smith
  • Patent number: 10413109
    Abstract: In a food preparation appliance and method for preparing food, an outer bowl has a bottom and a peripheral sidewall. An inner bowl is disposed at least in part within the outer bowl in spaced relationship therewith such that a gap is defined between the inner and outer bowls. The inner bowl has an interior space in which food is contained. A steam generator is in fluid communication with the gap between the inner bowl and the outer bowl, and is operable to deliver steam into the gap between the inner bowl and the outer bowl. The inner bowl and the outer bowl are configured relative to each other to define a tortuous flow path for steam to flow from the gap between the inner and outer bowls into the interior space of the inner bowl.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: Spectrum Brands, Inc.
    Inventors: Joseph Valdon Krebs, Rolando Antonio Cavazos, Anida C. Campbell
  • Patent number: 10407942
    Abstract: A deadbolt assembly with a latch assembly and a lock cylinder. The deadbolt assembly includes a first torque blade longitudinally extending along a first axis and a second torque blade longitudinally extending along a second axis. The second torque blade is operatively coupled with the latch assembly to actuate the bolt between the retracted position and the extended position. The deadbolt assembly includes a geared arrangement operatively coupling the first torque blade and the second torque blade. The geared arrangement is configured to apply rotational movement of the first torque blade to the second torque blade.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: Spectrum Brands, Inc.
    Inventor: Oscar Romero
  • Patent number: 10391650
    Abstract: In a hair grooming appliance, a head is detachably mountable on a handle having a motor and a receptacle configured to receive at least a portion of the head therein when the head is mounted on the handle with the head in operative connection with the motor. The handle has a first attachment member positioned at least partially within the receptacle and arranged to detachably engage the head when the at least a portion of the head is inserted into the receptacle and a second attachment member positioned at least partially within the receptacle and arranged to engage the head when the at least a portion of the head is inserted into the receptacle. The second attachment member is a different type of attachment member than the first attachment member. In a particular embodiment, the hair grooming appliance is a shaver.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: Spectrum Brands, Inc.
    Inventors: Paul Allen Schmitt, Long Quan, John Y.M. Wong
  • Patent number: 10378238
    Abstract: An interconnected locking system in which multiple locks may be interconnected to be locked and/or unlocked in a coordinated manner. In one embodiment, the locking system allows a user to lock or unlock a door with multiple locking points with a single activation of one of the locks, such as when a deadbolt or lever is activated. The multiple locking points communicate together wirelessly, for example, to activate all the locking points as desired or set by the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: Spectrum Brands, Inc.
    Inventors: Chasen Scott Beck, Nedal Akram Almomani, Phil Szuba
  • Patent number: 10334979
    Abstract: Systems and methods herein relate to an easy assemble centrifugal juicer. The centrifugal juicer includes a top section having a juice spout and pulp spout, wherein the top section defines a cavity with a first mating surface and a second mating surface; a strainer section having a strainer, a drive member, and a projection, the projection structured to engage with the first mating surface to couple the strainer section to the top section; and a motor housing structured to house a motor, wherein the motor is operatively coupled to a motor adapter structured to engage with the drive member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: SPECTRUM BRANDS, INC.
    Inventors: Javier Barquin, Rolando Antonio Cavazos Jimenez, Joseph Krebs, Randy Miller, Kroy Everett Nernberger, James Saunders, Jacob Smith
  • Patent number: D853823
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: Spectrum Brands, Inc.
    Inventor: Wei Hsu
  • Patent number: D854127
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: Spectrum Brands, Inc.
    Inventors: Lauren Schaubach, Selia Ke
  • Patent number: D854662
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: Spectrum Brands, Inc.
    Inventor: Lauren Schaubach
  • Patent number: D856779
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: Spectrum Brands, Inc.
    Inventors: Elliott Schneider, Wei Hsu
  • Patent number: D858137
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: Spectrum Brands, Inc.
    Inventors: Lauren Schaubach, Selia Ke
  • Patent number: D858931
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: Spectrum Brands, Inc.
    Inventors: Gregory van Eyk, Casey Sims, Todd Palmer
  • Patent number: D858932
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: Spectrum Brands, Inc.
    Inventors: Gregory van Eyk, Casey Sims, Todd Palmer
  • Patent number: D859781
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: Spectrum Brands, Inc.
    Inventors: Gregory van Eyk, Tiffany Potter, Stephanie Hullverson
  • Patent number: D861372
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: Spectrum Brands, Inc.
    Inventors: Lauren Schaubach, Selia Ke
  • Patent number: D861462
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: Spectrum Brands, Inc.
    Inventors: Yos Singtoroj, Andy Chen
  • Patent number: D862113
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: Spectrum Brands Inc.
    Inventors: David Downey, Tony Zhang