Patents Examined by David J. Walczak
  • Patent number: 11607027
    Abstract: A toothbrush case has a first hollow body portion for enclosing the handle portion of a toothbrush, a second hollow body portion for enclosing the head of the toothbrush, the first and second hollow body portions removably fitted together to form a main case body. The toothbrush case also has a first removable cap for closing the free end of the first hollow body portion, and a second removable cap for closing the free end of the second hollow body portion and for enclosing a modular desiccant pod containing super absorbent material, the desiccant pod disposed proximal to the head of the toothbrush to absorb moisture from the enclosed toothbrush and from the internal volume of the toothbrush case.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2023
    Inventor: Wayne Carrick
  • Patent number: 11607033
    Abstract: An oral care kit comprising an oral care implement having a first reservoir containing a first oral care agent comprising a first whitening reagent that includes triacetin; and a container having a second reservoir containing a second oral care agent, the second oral care agent comprising a catalytic enzyme and a second whitening reagent that includes peroxide forming compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2023
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Paloma Pimenta, Chun Huang, Robert Dicosimo, Mark Payne
  • Patent number: 11607025
    Abstract: Systems, devices, and methods for a cosmetic sponge having: a tip portion at one end of the cosmetic sponge; an angled portion, where the tip portion is surrounded by the angled portion; a bulbous portion, where the bulbous portion is disposed proximate a bottom of the cosmetic sponge; and a bottom portion, where the bottom portion is surrounded by the bulbous portion; and a thermochromic pigment in at least a portion of the cosmetic sponge, where the portion of the cosmetic sponge changes from a first color at a first temperature to a second color at a second temperature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2023
    Assignee: REA.DEEMING BEAUTY, INC.
    Inventors: Rea Ann Silva, Brittany Blass
  • Patent number: 11602214
    Abstract: A brush tip for a cosmetic applicator which is hygienic by preventing the growth of bacteria and other germs in the area of the brush tip not impregnated with the application fluid, as well as the manufacturing method of the brush tip and a cosmetic applicator using the brush tip. This brush tip for a cosmetic applicator includes brush tip filaments and serving as an applying part of the cosmetic applicator having a cosmetic storage for storing a cosmetic fluid, with the rear end of the brush tip attached to the front end of the cosmetic storage. The brush tip incorporates a discharge port that communicates with the cosmetic storage of the cosmetic applicator, and a coating of an antimicrobial agent is formed on the surface of the brush tip filaments, located behind the discharge port inside the brush tip.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 14, 2023
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI PENCIL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Hitoshi Nakamura, Satoshi Sakuma, Takashi Umeno, Hiroshi Satou
  • Patent number: 11589671
    Abstract: An apparatus for dispensing a material from a cartridge comprises a dispensing head having a passage therethrough, the passage extending from a receiving socket to a dispensing orifice through said dispensing head, an outer casing, securable to the dispensing head and rotatably relative to the dispensing head and an end cap threadably received within the dispensing head and having an end connector disposed towards the dispensing head. The receiving socket and the end connector are adapted to receive the cartridge so as to rotatably fix the end cap relative to the dispensing head wherein rotation of the outer casing threadably moves the end cap in a longitudinal direction thereby compressing the cartridge between the dispensing head and the end cap. A kit may include the apparatus and a cartridge extending between first and second ends and having an interior adapted to contain a substance to be dispensed therefrom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2023
    Assignee: 1350746 B.C. Ltd.
    Inventor: John Paul Pagobo
  • Patent number: 11589665
    Abstract: A cosmetic applicator that can alleviate the shock at its barrel cylinder even if the center of gravity of the applicator is on the rear side. In the cosmetic applicator having an applying part provided at the front end of the barrel cylinder and a cosmetic stored in the rear of the barrel cylinder, a resilient member is mounted to the rear end of the barrel cylinder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2023
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI PENCIL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventor: Yusuke Nakamura
  • Patent number: 11583159
    Abstract: A surface cleaning device for cleaning substantially vertical surfaces includes a plate, which is pivotally engaged to a first end of a rod so that the rod extends from a first face of the plate. The plate has a second face to which a pad can be removably engaged. A canister containing a cleaning solution under pressure engageable to a valve engaged to the plate. A plurality of nozzles is engaged to the first face of the plate and is operationally engaged to and in fluidic communication with the valve. The nozzles can spray the cleaning solution past a leading edge of the plate. An actuator is engaged to the rod proximate its second end and is operationally engaged to the valve. The actuator selectively actuates the valve to dispense the cleaning solution through the nozzles onto a substantially vertical surface proximate to the leading edge of the plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2023
    Inventor: Sandra Slessor
  • Patent number: 11582949
    Abstract: A secured grip pet grooming device for use in aiding the de-shedding process while bathing a dog and decreasing stress on the animal. The secured grip pet grooming device includes a brush structure having a top surface, bottom surface, and plurality of sidewalls defining an internal reservoir therein. An adapter is configured to removably secure a water connection line to the brush structure in fluid communication, such as a hose. A plurality of bristles is disposed on the bottom surface of the brush structure, along with at least one vent in the surface having a channel extending into the internal reservoir and allowing liquid to pass therethrough. A handle is affixed to the top surface of the brush structure and includes at least one aperture adapted to receive the fingers of a user therethrough.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2023
    Inventor: Penny Burnell
  • Patent number: 11583065
    Abstract: A toothbrush includes an elongate handle stem and a brush head which is connected to the handle stem. The brush head carries a bristle array which contains a plurality of bristle bundles which, in order to improve the cleaning effect, in particular in the interdental spaces, have a plurality of bristle bundles attached to an outer edge of the bristle array, which have a diameter of between 0.8 and 1.2 mm and/or are formed from microfilaments with a diameter of 4 to 6 mils, the usage end of which tapers to a tip.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2023
    Assignee: M+C Schiffer GmbH
    Inventor: K├╝ros Schiffer
  • Patent number: 11583066
    Abstract: A portable foam brush assembly having a base having a soap supply, a water supply, and an electrical supply. A foam brush wand is detachably dockable to the base and in electrical and fluid communication with the foam brush wand having battery pack, a peristaltic pump, a reservoir chamber, a foaming chamber, an air pump, a brush and a momentary release switch. The base water supply and the base soap supply, when activated, are configured to travel by a water supply hose and a soap supply hose to a tee in the base where they are combined in a combined hose to a base quick coupler that is connectable to a reciprocal foam brush wand quick coupler, which has a foam brush wand hose to deliver the water soap mixture to bladder in the foam brush wand.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2023
    Inventor: Leon Trudeau
  • Patent number: 11583057
    Abstract: A cosmetic device of longitudinal axis X including a bottle of product including a top free edge defining an opening, a detachable cap including a handle arranged at a first end of a stem, a second end of the stem being fastened to an application member, the stem includes a first relief able to be removably engaged in a second complementary relief arranged on the bottle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2023
    Assignee: L'OREAL
    Inventors: Marine Roualdes, Marc Ramet, Alexandra Marin, Marc Lechanoine, Gilles Coatrieux-Loppes
  • Patent number: 11576483
    Abstract: An oral care implement with a soft tissue cleaner. The oral care implement may include a handle and a head, the head having a first surface, and an opposite second surface, and a peripheral surface extending between the first and second surfaces. A soft tissue cleaner may have a first cleaner fixed to the second surface of the head and a second cleaner fixed to the peripheral surface of the head. Furthermore, a second cleaner may incorporate a plurality of grooves extending at least a portion of the distance from the first surface to the second surface along the peripheral surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 14, 2023
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Eduardo Jimenez, Michael Rooney, Robert Moskovich, Jacob Pringiers, Luca Casini, Joachim Storz, Raimund Klausegger
  • Patent number: 11560258
    Abstract: Squeezable tubes for holding creams and gels such as toothpaste and a method for progressively collapsing and internally securing a tube in a flattened state. As the user squeezes the tube proximal to one end, the tube collapses. An internal mechanism to retain that portion of the tube in a collapsed position engages. The portion of the tube that no longer holds toothpaste remains in a relatively flat configuration of which sections may be cut off and thrown away. In an alternative embodiment, the internal mechanism is recyclable and/or releasable and the tube is refillable. Tubes may alternatively be used with many other types of contents such as hair shampoo and conditioner, paint, sunscreen, oil, frosting, pudding, ointments, powders, and liquids.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2023
    Inventor: Jack Saltzberg
  • Patent number: 11559126
    Abstract: An applicator for a container includes a support structure, which includes a first end having a convex surface, one or more lateral surfaces extending away from the first end, a second end opposite to the first end and having an opening into an internal cavity, and one or more longitudinal passages providing fluid communication between the first end and the internal cavity. The support structure is adapted to detachably attach to a container at the second end and is further adapted to detachably attach an applicator pad to the convex surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2023
    Assignee: CASEMED ENGINEERING, LLC
    Inventor: Casey Samangooie
  • Patent number: 11556191
    Abstract: A portable read-write pen and a control method for a portable read-write pen. The control method for a portable read-write pen includes the following steps: step S1 of detecting a state of a pen point of the portable read-write pen; and step S2 of controlling, according to the state of the pen point of the portable read-write pen, the portable read-write pen to enable a touch-read mode or a write-record mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2023
    Assignee: MPEN TECHNOLOGY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD
    Inventors: Feng Hu, Zhen Zhang, Dagang Zhang
  • Patent number: 11553783
    Abstract: An interchangeable broom bristle with at least one releasable agent. The broom bristles may be part of a broom including a handle and a broom head. The bristles are adapted to include at least one agent, which when the broom is in use the at least one agent is released. The agent may be a perfume or the like which releases a scent via friction when adjacent bristles come into contact with each other. The agent may include an anti-bacterial composition and/or a cleaning agent. Additionally, the broom head may be adapted to be interchangeable. The bristles may take various forms and the bristle head may include at least one type or form of bristle and/or any combination of at least two types or forms of bristle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2023
    Inventor: Jacob Koby Ohayon
  • Patent number: 11547203
    Abstract: A cleaning brush is attached to an oral irrigator that includes a supply pipe stored in a body unit, which has a control unit on the lower side of a cleaning tank in which a cleaning solution is stored, such that cleaning is carried out by supplying the cleaning solution at a predetermined water pressure. The cleaning brush includes a supply hole to which the supply pipe is connected and which is provided on the upper side of a finger cover having an insertion space into which a finger is inserted. Nozzles are formed at predetermined intervals on the upper side of a nozzle unit to which the supply hole is connected. A brush protrudes from the peripheral upper side at which the nozzles are formed. The supply hole has a connection member protruding outward and has a connector having connector-connecting pipes formed on both sides thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2023
    Inventor: Young Girl Jeung
  • Patent number: 11540618
    Abstract: A cleaning brush kit includes a bottle brush and a straw brush. The bottle-cleaning brush and the straw-cleaning brush are designed to be stored together with each other, but separable such that each can be used without the other. The bottle brush includes storage compartment in its handle to store the straw brush. The bottle brush head includes an upper ring and a lower ring of appendages designed to clean hard-to-reach areas of bottles. The straw brush includes a shaft and helical blade wrapped around the shaft.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2023
    Assignee: Zak Designs, Inc.
    Inventors: Andrew Gillespie, Seth Shepard
  • Patent number: 11540612
    Abstract: A cosmetic package for dispensing and applying a fluid product, the cosmetic package comprises a container for accommodating the fluid product and an applicator head coupled to the container. The applicator head comprises a plurality of ball members, an upper plate, a lower plate, and a connector. The lower plate supports the plurality of the ball members on an upper surface thereof. The upper plate covers the lower plate such that a part of the plurality of ball members is exposed to the outside through a plurality of openings of the upper plate. A duct of the upper plate extends through the lower plate and connects to an internal duct of the connector so that the fluid product can move from the internal duct of the connector to the upper plate and can be dispensed through a dispensing orifice formed in the upper plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2023
    Assignee: APR Beauty Group, Inc.
    Inventors: Min-Yan Zheng, Feng-Ying Fu, Jun Shen
  • Patent number: 11535049
    Abstract: A bolt-action pen body is adapted as a universal receiver of an ink cartridge refill. The bolt action pen includes a hollow cylindrical pen body. A tip is removably coupled with an outer barrel at the distal end of the pen body. A refill cartridge is selectively extensible and retractable from the tip by a lever action movement of a bolt and a bolt carrier within a slot defined through a sidewall of the pen body. The bolt action pen provides for universal adjustment to various shapes of refill cartridges. An inner barrel is coupled with the pen body and is configured to adjust the pen body to a longitudinal length of the refill cartridge. A collet carried within the tip is configured for compressive adjustment to a diameter of writing end of the refill cartridge.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2022
    Inventors: Zheng Huang, Chadwick Sterling Parker