Patents Examined by David J. Walczak
  • Patent number: 10702040
    Abstract: A dispensing device includes a container defining a reservoir containing a liquid and a porous applicator for dispensing the liquid. Another dispensing device includes two containers attached to each other, where the first container defines a reservoir containing a first liquid and a porous applicator for dispensing liquid and the second container contains a second liquid that may be dispensed via application of a force.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: RLM GROUP LTD.
    Inventors: Robert L. Murphy, Charles A. Curtiss
  • Patent number: 10694891
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a pressure oven with a pressurized inner container. The pressure oven includes an oven body, the inner container, an oven door and a handle, where the bottom side of the oven door is rotatably connected with the oven body, the handle is provided on top of the oven door, two locking catches are horizontally provided on the front face of the oven body, the corresponding inner surface of the oven door is provided with two locking hooks, and the handle drives the two locking hooks to rotate via a linkage drive device so as to achieve locking or unlocking between the locking hooks and the locking catches. The pressure oven has a rational structural design, the oven door is convenient for opening and closing, and a pressure relief valve is designed to be on the oven door so as to help combine the oven as an integral part of the entire kitchen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Inventor: Houjun Huang
  • Patent number: 10696087
    Abstract: A writing instrument may include an upper barrel rotatably connected to a lower barrel. Writing fluid reservoirs may be housed in the upper barrel. A writing tip secured to the lower barrel may be in selective fluid communication with the writing fluid reservoirs. The upper barrel may be rotatable relative to the lower barrel of the writing instrument.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Inventor: Joseph D Maresh
  • Patent number: 10687651
    Abstract: An electric dispensing kettle system with a dispensing kettle seats on to and docks to a control station. The dispensing kettle includes a weighted handle for controlled or balanced pouring. The control station provides controlled power to a heating element within the dispensing kettle with the dispensing kettle seated on to docked to the control station. The control sation includes a PID controller or control loop feedback circuit that continuously modulates power to the heating element based on actual temperature reading received from a thermocouple structure. The control station also includes an electronic dispaly that simultaneously displays an actual temperature of the steeping liquid and the target temperature of the steeping liquid within the dispensing kettle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: Fellow Industries Inc.
    Inventor: Jake Miller
  • Patent number: 10687655
    Abstract: A brewing system for brewing a single cup capsule beverage of different sizes is disclosed which comprises a funnel for receiving capsules of different sizes having an upper end for receiving the capsules therein, a lower end having a delivery spout, an upper needle, and a lower needle, a support collar adjacent the upper end of the funnel for receiving therein the capsules, and an eject mechanism connected to the support collar for pivoting the support collar away from the upper end of the funnel to eject the capsule out of the support collar.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: Newco Enterprises, Inc.
    Inventors: David L Brandsma, Joseph P Webster
  • Patent number: 10687600
    Abstract: An apparatus including but not limited to a plunger driven dispenser comprising a handle having an inner section and an outer section and a top; a storage chamber formed inside of the inner section the contains a highly viscous product, wherein the storage chamber has a tapered opening at the bottom and an aperture in the top of the storage chamber, wherein the aperture further comprises a coned tip surrounding the aperture; a plunger formed inside of the outer section that fits into the storage chamber and extrudes the cosmetic product through the coned tip aperture under pressure applied to the plunger; and an aperture in the top that receives cosmetic product from the storage chamber through the coned tip aperture and a spike to seal the storage chamber. A method for using the apparatus is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Inventor: Sylvia Evelyn Kuperaza
  • Patent number: 10687682
    Abstract: A floor finish applicator storage box includes a main body having an open top end, a closed bottom end and a plurality of sides that define a watertight interior space. A lid having an applicator attachment mechanism extending outward from the bottom surface is removably secured to the main body via connectors. The box including a shape and dimension that is suitable for receiving a floor finish applicator that is secured to the lid, and for suspending the applicator within a solution contained within the main body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Inventor: Brendan Petit
  • Patent number: 10682718
    Abstract: A method for welding a galvanized steel sheet includes utilizing a pulse welding of repeatedly applying a pulse peak current and a base current, setting a welding speed to 100 cm/min or less, and using a shielding gas in which 1 vol % or more and 10 vol % or less of at least either one of CO2 and O2 is added to Ar. The pulse peak current has a pulse peak time being in a range of 7% or more and less than 50% of one period depending on a sheet thickness of the galvanized steel sheet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: Kobe Steel, Ltd.
    Inventors: Minoru Miyata, Reiichi Suzuki
  • Patent number: 10682201
    Abstract: An apparatus for inking a surgical instrument includes an inking capsule, which comprises a base and a vertical wall extending from the base to define a cavity. The inking capsule has a first opening opposite the base, an ink reservoir disposed within the cavity, where the ink reservoir has ink disposed therein. The ink reservoir comprises a second opening proximate a top portion of the ink reservoir, and a penetrable seal covering the second opening to seal the ink in the ink reservoir when the seal is in an unbroken state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: VISCOT MEDICAL, LLC
    Inventors: Gary Pieringer, Matthew Levine
  • Patent number: 10681972
    Abstract: A coating material feeding container or applicator includes a coating material that extends in an axial direction, and a container body that has a feeding mechanism for feeding the coating material in the axial direction. The container body includes a distal tube for holding the coating material. A front end portion of the distal tube has a distal tube tilt surface extending in a direction tilting to the axial direction. A shape of the coating material when viewed from a front side is a shape spreading in a major axis direction and a minor axis direction. The coating material has a distal end having an acute angle shape extending along the major axis direction, and a coating material tilt surface extending from the distal end in a direction tilting to the axial direction and tilting to the minor axis direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Inventor: Yoshikazu Tani
  • Patent number: 10674877
    Abstract: The back scrubber is a hygienic device. The back scrubber is adapted for use with a person. The back scrubber is configured for use in bathing. The back scrubber is configured for use with soap. The back scrubber extends the reach of the person such that soap may be applied to otherwise inaccessible locations of the person. The back scrubber comprises a head, a handle, and a control system. The control system is installed in the handle. The head attaches to the handle. The head contains the soap. The handle extends the reach of the person. The control system adjusts the overall length of the handle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Inventor: Cassandra Smith
  • Patent number: 10674802
    Abstract: A pen type cosmetics case that pushes contents to a nozzle through a forward movement of a piston, and more particularly, a pen type cosmetics case capable of recovering contents injected into a nozzle by constituting a piston so as to be able to move forward as well as backward.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: LINE PLUS CORPORATION
    Inventor: Jong Wan Sog
  • Patent number: 10669726
    Abstract: A system for finishing surfaces with a finishing material includes a handle assembly with proximal and distal ends. A material reservoir is mounted on the handle distal and includes an inlet and an outlet. A material applicator tool is mounted on the reservoir and receives material from the reservoir outlet. A discharge mechanism includes an extendable-retractable component or linear actuator connected to the reservoir for discharging or reloading material. An alternative embodiment includes a lockable, compressible gas spring. Another alternative embodiment includes a rotating element driven by a reversible motor mounted on the handle assembly. The rotating element drives a discharge mechanism in a discharge direction of rotation, and reloads the reservoir in a reload direction of rotation. Multiple alternative embodiments of linear actuators are disclosed. An alternative embodiment includes a push-to-open valve mechanism.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: Level 5 Tools, LLC
    Inventors: Scott A. Murray, Sun Xiaowei
  • Patent number: 10668766
    Abstract: A mechanical pencil includes a barrel extending in a longitudinal direction, a lead-propelling mechanism, a lead reservoir, a side button, and an eraser-propelling mechanism having a helical cam. The lead-propelling mechanism, the lead reservoir, the eraser-propelling mechanism, and the side button are at least partly housed inside the barrel. The lead-propelling mechanism, the lead reservoir, and the eraser-propelling mechanism are prevented from rotating about the longitudinal direction relative to one another and relative to the side button, and the side button is prevented from rotating about the longitudinal direction relative to the barrel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: SOCIETE BIC
    Inventors: Franck Rolion, Ludovic Fagu
  • Patent number: 10667594
    Abstract: Provided is a wiper for a cosmetic container, capable of obtaining sufficient strength even when a force in a rotating direction is applied. A wiper for a cosmetic container includes a cylindrical first member to be fixed to an inner circumference of an opening of a cosmetic container, and a cylindrical second member that is double-molded on a lower end portion of the first member, wherein joining portions of the first member and the second member respectively include horizontal surfaces, on the horizontal surface of either one of the first member and the second member, projection portions projecting from the horizontal surface are formed discretely in the circumferential direction, and on the horizontal surface of the other member, recess portions in which the projection portions are inserted are formed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: SINWA CORPORATION
    Inventor: Hironori Aso
  • Patent number: 10660421
    Abstract: A consumer product includes a housing defining an internal volume. An engaging mechanism is coupled to or integral with the housing. A cartridge is configured to be inserted into the internal volume through a first end of the housing, and the engaging mechanism is configured to engage a second engaging mechanism on the cartridge. An elevation mechanism is positioned at least partially within the internal volume. An actuating device is coupled to the housing proximate to a second end of the housing. The elevation mechanism is configured to move in response to actuation of the actuating device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: John Crawford, Kiat-Cheong Toh, Juhi Solanki, Francis Tatu
  • Patent number: 10662351
    Abstract: A stick-type hot-melt adhesive body for use in hot-melt glue guns, the hot-melt adhesive body having at least one first section containing at least one reactive adhesive and at least one second section containing at least one cleaning agent (purging agent), the first section and/or the reactive hot-melt adhesive and the second section and/or the cleaning agent differing optically and/or visually from one another, in particular being of different colors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: Jowat SE
    Inventors: Jürgen Schrödel, Markus Kronshage, Ulrich Schmidt
  • Patent number: 10646017
    Abstract: Wiper device for blown glass or plastic container, including a hollow body having a first and a second end defining respectively a first and a second opening, a flange extending from an outer surface of the hollow body at the first end, and a wiper element extending from an inner surface of the hollow body, the wiper element defining a passage with a smaller section than the first and second openings, the hollow body featuring at least one first row and one second row of flexible fins extending from the outer surface of the hollow body, near the second end The second row of flexible fins, which is closer to the second end in respect to the first row has, in a non-flexed configuration, a diameter greater than the diameter of the first row of fins in a non-flexed configuration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: LUMSON S.P.A.
    Inventor: Matteo Moretti
  • Patent number: 10646411
    Abstract: A foam made of a specific material having superior properties and cosmetics comprising the foam are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: AMOREPACIFIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ha Jin Jung, Kyung Nam Kim, Jung Sun Choi, Kyung Ho Choi, Yeong Jin Choi
  • Patent number: 10646018
    Abstract: A wiper device of a blown container, including a hollow body having a first and a second end defining respectively a first and a second opening, a flange extending from an outer surface of the hollow body at the first end, and a wiper element extending from an inner surface of the hollow body, the wiper element defining a passage with a smaller section than the first and second openings. The hollow body features at least two localized swellings for fastening the wiper device onto the container. The localized swellings extending as protrusions from the outer surface of the wiper, near the second end of the hollow body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: LUMSON S.P.A.
    Inventor: Matteo Moretti