Patents Examined by Jacob K. Ackun
  • Patent number: 11505401
    Abstract: A stackable cargo container apparatus has a frame assembly formed by interconnected structural members, a substantially planar base, interconnecting side walls and at least one personnel access door. At least one lifting harness member of unitary or singular construction is operationally attached to the frame assembly, and permits lifting of the cargo container apparatus from its bottom and away from welds or other possible weak points. An integrated cargo weight measurement assembly permits quick and efficient determination of cargo weight placed on the planar base, and includes a digital display or other output device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2022
    Inventor: Mickey Paul Broussard
  • Patent number: 11505393
    Abstract: A packaging assembly, including corrugated corner elements, each having a first corner post element leg and a second corner post element leg, each corner post element leg having one or more alternating ridges and grooves; endcap elements, each having a support layer portion and a tray layer portion, wherein the tray layer portion includes a corner recess formed proximate each corner of the support layer portion, wherein each corner recess is formed to allow at least a portion of one of the corrugated corner elements at least partially therein; and a multi-slit support insert having slits formed along at least a portion of the multi-slit support insert body, leaving a remaining portion of the multi-slit support insert body defining a web, wherein at least a portion of the multi-slit support insert body is bent to be fitted within a portion of the packaging assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2022
    Assignee: Rational Packaging LLC
    Inventor: Shawn M. Parella
  • Patent number: 11505389
    Abstract: A separating layer for the transport of pharmaceutical secondary packagings and to a transport system for transporting pharmaceutical secondary packagings which comprises the separating layer are provided. The separating layer is a polymer layer having a planar section extending in an axial direction along a longitudinal axis and an elevation extending normal to the longitudinal axis. The separating layer has in the axial direction a normal spring force that is 0.2 to 5 N.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2022
    Assignee: SCHOTT SCHWEIZ AG
    Inventors: Patrick Wolf, Elisa Wiesner, Arne Kloke
  • Patent number: 11504467
    Abstract: A liquid injection device includes: a syringe that comprises a barrel part configured to be filled with a liquid, and a needle attached to a distal portion of the barrel part and configured to discharge the liquid, a cap that covers the needle; a housing that covers at least a base end part of the syringe; and a step part that is formed on an outer peripheral surface of the cap or between the housing and the cap, the step part protruding farther outward than a side surface of the barrel part. The step part is configured to engage with a lower surface of a notch part that extends laterally inward from an outer edge of a flange part of a container such that the cap is removable from the housing by the notch part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2022
    Assignee: TERUMO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kiyoaki Hasumi, Eiji Suzuki
  • Patent number: 11505381
    Abstract: Embodiments relate to systems and methods for resealable packaging, to improve the accessibility of medications. Embodiments relate to systems and methods for resealable packaging with a bottom element with one or more storage areas, and a top element of a corresponding size to the bottom element. The top element couples to the bottom element and has apertures to expose the storage areas of the bottom element. The top element has a sliding middle section movable between a sealed closed position to cover the apertures and an open position to uncover to expose the one or more storage areas.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2022
    Assignee: 3D Bridge Solutions Inc.
    Inventors: Gary Mousseau, Samuel Thomas MacKenzie, Karima Bawa
  • Patent number: 11505382
    Abstract: A multi-unit packing system includes a packaging tray assembly supporting a medical device or product. The packaging tray assembly includes a tray that holds the medical product within a spring-loaded card. The spring-loaded card being disposed within the inner container of the tray. The spring-loaded card including a one or more openings that are positioned to maintain the medical product in a defined orientation while preventing the inadvertent movement of the medical product. The spring-loaded card comprises elastic properties to allow it to be elastically compressed when the barrier is sealed to the tray, and uncompressed when the barrier is peeled away from the tray, allowing a portion of the spring-loaded card to extend beyond a surface of the tray to provide easier access, removal and transfer of the sterile medical product within the sterile field.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2022
    Assignee: Prospect Life Sciences, Inc.
    Inventors: Randall Allard, Jason Morton, Polly Allard, Tom McLeer
  • Patent number: 11498749
    Abstract: A packing unit for an air-conditioning apparatus includes an outdoor unit with heavy objects that are provided on a bottom plate of a housing of the outdoor unit. On the packing unit, the outdoor unit is placed. The packing unit includes: a support base that has a cuboid framework structure made by combining a plurality of wood pieces, and supports the outdoor unit; a long wood piece that has a long plate shape, and that forms part of an upper surface portion of the support base and faces the bottom plate, the long wood piece having end portions, one of the end portions being fixed to the support base, the other being a free end that is movable in a vertical direction; and a support wood piece that is provided on an upper surface portion of the end portion on a free end side of the long wood piece.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroki Tsuchiya, Koji Sachimoto, Yohei Kawaguchi, Yusuke Mukai
  • Patent number: 11497243
    Abstract: A storage device for storing perishable plant matter and a system for monitoring and accessing the device and plant matter. A storage device for storing a plant product includes a housing. The housing has a sidewall that defines an opening and a lid coupled to the sidewall and movable to a closed position in which the opening is closed off. The lid, in cooperation with the sidewall, defines a storage space in the housing wherein at least one container that receives the plant product and may be removably received. A storage and monitoring system includes a locking mechanism, at least one scale, and a relative humidity sensor, and an app operable on a mobile device and configured to operate and monitor the storage device. The app is configured to operate the locking mechanism.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 7, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignee: Uniti Smart Ltd.
    Inventors: Omer Ackerman, Daniel Narunsky
  • Patent number: 11498748
    Abstract: A load unit (700) of material for forming a structural component made from layers of a fiber reinforced material, the load unit (700) comprising a pallet (704) and a single layer of rolls of fiber reinforced material (702).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignee: Owens Corning Intellectual Capital, LLC
    Inventors: Tom W. DeMint, Jeff R. Randall
  • Patent number: 11485559
    Abstract: An inflatable web is disclosed. The web includes first and second film plies sealed together via a plurality of generally transverse seals to define a first and second inflatable chambers and an inflation region. The chambers are inflatable with a fluid and operable to contain the fluid. The sealed plies have a first longitudinal edge and a second longitudinal edge. The web defines a separation region extending at least partially transversely across the web between the first and second inflatable chambers and is configured to facilitate separation thereof. The separation region includes a tear propagation line extending transversely across at least a portion of the web with an end of the tear propagation line terminating proximal to the first longitudinal edge of the web. The separation region includes a tear initiation feature including edges spaced apart from one another longitudinally to form a permanent opening in the web.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2022
    Assignee: Pregis Innovative Packaging LLC
    Inventor: Thomas D. Wetsch
  • Patent number: 11485563
    Abstract: A packaging bag with a body for storing a plurality of articles to be packaged, wherein the body has a top surface part, a bottom surface part that opposes the top surface part in the vertical direction, and a plurality of lateral surface parts that are arranged between the top surface part and the bottom surface part; a slash part for opening is provided to at least one of the plurality of lateral surface parts; and the slash part has a first slit that extends from near the top surface part to near the bottom surface part in the vertical direction, and a second slit that is contiguous to one end of the first slit on the top surface part side and that extends in the traverse direction intersecting the vertical direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2022
    Assignee: DAIO PAPER CORPORATION
    Inventor: Hirohiko Kato
  • Patent number: 11479395
    Abstract: A packaging for a product comprising a container including a first body layer and a second body layer connected at a fold, the first and second body layers capable of collapsing to a first position and expanding to a second position, and one or more of said first and second body layers defining a void, and a cover including a first side and a second side, and the first and second body layers are configured to collapse to the first position between the first and second sides of the cover.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2022
    Assignee: BIC VIOLEX Single Member S.A.
    Inventors: Andreas Vasileiadis, Dionysios Klavdianos
  • Patent number: 11472620
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides packages that are configured for containing a prophylactic device and a plurality of lubricant compositions. The package can include a primary storage compartment in which the prophylactic device can be contained and a plurality of secondary storage compartments arranged relative to the primary storage compartment, the plurality of secondary storage compartments containing lubricant composition(s). The present disclosure further provides methods for providing a lubricated prophylactic device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2022
    Assignee: Church & Dwight Co., Inc.
    Inventors: William D. Platt, Caryn Culleton Oryniak, Richard James Elliott Gilbert, Jonathan Andrew Wharton, Gerhart P. Huy, Michael T. Pinchiaroli, Rajesh Ranjan, Velissa Van Scoyoc, Luis C. Muniz, David Schweitzer, Jacob Daniel Taylor
  • Patent number: 11464617
    Abstract: A package (2; 3) for an object is provided having a bottom shell (21; 31); a top shell (22; 32) having a closure portion (24; 34) referred to as a “cap”, and a connection portion (23; 33) in the form of a hollow body and connected to the closure portion (24) by a hinge (25) to enable the closure portion (24; 34) to tilt relative to the connection portion (23; 33) in order to release access to the inside of the bottom shell (21; 31) through the connection portion (23; 33). The connection portion (23; 33) is provided with a stiffener element (290; 390) and a sealing strip (4; 4?) connects together the edges (241, 231) of the cap (24; 34) and of the connection portion (23; 33) that face each other over the entire length of said edges. Said connection portion (23; 33) of the top shell (22; 32) and of the bottom shell (21; 31) are two parts that are fastened to each other, preferably by bonding.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2022
    Assignee: SELENIUM MEDICAL
    Inventor: Olivier Richart
  • Patent number: 11452349
    Abstract: In one aspect, the present specification discloses a multi-component eyelash case for the safe keeping and storage of false eyelashes and/or eyelash extensions. In one embodiment, the eyelash case includes a sleeve, a drawer having eyelash mounts therein and a biasing mechanism whereby the mechanism provides biasing of the drawer into a drawer compartment when elements of the biasing mechanism are brought to within a biasing proximity of each other, thus securing the drawer and preventing its unintended opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2022
    Assignee: Baddie B Lashes, LLC
    Inventors: Jennifer Ruiz, Emmanuel Santana
  • Patent number: 11453538
    Abstract: A strand of connected elastics is disclosed. The strand includes a series of elastic bands and a series of connecting portions that connect the series of elastic bands to each other. The connecting portions may have configurations that enable them to broken when separation and use of an elastic from an end of the strand is desired. Methods for manufacturing and using strands of connected elastics are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2022
    Assignee: Durham Enterprises Corporation
    Inventors: Benjamin Durham, Michael Brian Freeman
  • Patent number: 11455010
    Abstract: Systems and methods are involved with but are not limited to an apparatus including a keyboard case structure including side portions with walls extending therefrom, and being sized and shaped to detachably engage with a keyboard assembly; a display case structure including side portions with walls extending therefrom, and being sized and shaped to detachably engage with a display assembly; and a hinge case structure including one or more first engagement edges being sized and shaped to detachably engage with the keyboard case structure, and one or more second engagement edges being sized and shaped to detachably engage with the display case structure. In addition, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text forming a part of the present disclosure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2022
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2022
    Assignee: Pioneer Square Brands, Inc.
    Inventors: Jaimie Emerald Chan, Michael Cooper Ferren, Megan Elizabeth Zumel Manzano, Brian Lewis Piper
  • Patent number: 11445840
    Abstract: A drink caddy comprising a compartment section configured for holding a drink and a size adjustable cord which can be wrapped around the drink, in order to secure the drink within the compartment section and avoid spilling during transport. According to various embodiments, the drink caddy may comprise multiple compartment sections for transporting multiple drinks of varying sizes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2022
    Inventor: Adam Michael Leventhal
  • Patent number: 11445714
    Abstract: The present device is a specimen containment unit comprising; a container, wherein the container has a first portion of a locking mechanism positioned distal to an opening, and a funnel having a base and a plurality of segments attached to the base and a second portion of a locking mechanism integrated into the base, wherein the segments protrude a predetermined distance and angle from the base, wherein the first portion of the locking mechanism is designed to mate with the second portion of the locking mechanism to secure the funnel to the container.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2022
    Inventor: Thomas Fountain
  • Patent number: 11447288
    Abstract: A food support tray comprised of an expanded paperboard mesh tray insert for a delivery carton such as a pizza carton or a fresh produce clamshell. The expanded paperboard mesh is adapted for supporting pizza or other food items on the bond peaks of the expanded mesh, thus isolating the food item from oil and juices that could make the fresh food item turn soggy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2022
    Assignee: WALLNER EXPAC, INC.
    Inventor: Ralf Wallner