Patents Examined by Jenine Pagan
  • Patent number: 10875696
    Abstract: A transportation and storage container (20) for fluids having an inner container (22) made of plastic, an outer jacket (31) preferably realized as a lattice made of metal as well as a pallet-like base frame (24) formed for being handled by means of forklifts or similar modes of transportation, and comprising a support base (23) made of sheet metal for supporting the inner container (22) provided with at least one filling neck (45) at an upper side (47) of the inner container (22), wherein an intermediary container (21) receiving the inner container from all sides and made of sheet metal is arranged between the inner container (22) and the outer jacket, said intermediary container (21) comprising a jacket case (25), a container lid (26) connected to the jacket case (25) and a container bottom connected to the jacket case (25), the container bottom being formed by the support base (23) of the base frame (24).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: PROTECHNA S.A.
    Inventor: Udo Schütz
  • Patent number: 10835687
    Abstract: Devices and methods are disclosed for protecting individuals from the sharp ends of medical objects following use on a patient. Such sharp objects include hypodermic needles, scalpel blades, cannulae, trocars, and the like. The protective cover is designed to surround and sequester the sharp in a shell that is will not permit further puncture or cutting with the sharp. In an embodiment, the protective cover also absorbs any fluids on or in the used sharp and prevents any fluids from escaping the protective cover. The devices are configured to be integral to procedure trays or kits such that space and discarded materials are minimized along with the potential for injuring someone with a used, contaminated medical sharp.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: St. Joseph Health System
    Inventors: Eric Alcouloumre, Jay Lenker, Richard Reedy, Marc Habib
  • Patent number: 10832927
    Abstract: An interlocking ring wafer separator for reducing particles during shipment of integrated circuit wafers has a wafer shelf, an interlocking tab which prevents the edge of the wafer from coming into contact with the inner wall of the wafer shipping container, and an interlocking slot into which the interlocking tab of a second interlocking ring wafer separator may be inserted locking the two interlocking ring wafer separators together in the coin stacked wafers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Albert Winston Dulay Escusa, William Casuga Nisperos, Lorence S. Pareja
  • Patent number: 10766691
    Abstract: Example aspects of a bicycle packaging and a method for assembling a bicycle packaging are disclosed. The bicycle packaging can comprise a first packaging body comprising a primary fastener and a secondary mating fastener; and a second packaging body comprising a secondary fastener and a primary mating fastener, the first packaging body and second packaging body defining a void, the primary fastener engaging the primary mating fastener, and the secondary fastener engaging the secondary mating fastener.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: Pratt Corrugated Holdings, Inc.
    Inventor: Larry Barker
  • Patent number: 10765232
    Abstract: A rotary display hanger is provided, including a base, including a first receiving room and a hollow portion, the first receiving room being adapted for receiving a rotary device, the hollow portion being adapted for receiving the driving head; a position-limiting member, the position-limiting member and the base at least forming a second receiving room which is adapted for receiving the torque wrench; an index portion, received in the hollow portion, including a base portion being configured to connect with the driving head of the torque wrench and an identification portion protruding radially from the base portion, the identification portion being freely rotatable about an axis of the base portion together with the base portion and the driving head in the hollow portion; wherein each of the base portion and the identification portion is radially distanced from an inner face of the hollow portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Inventor: Jin-Lan Lai
  • Patent number: 10738935
    Abstract: An apparatus includes a first portion and a second portion. The first portion includes a first front side wall, a first rear side wall, a top wall, and at least one pivotal pin structure extending from the first rear side wall. The at least one pivotal pin structure comprises a base, a shaft, and a head having a non-circular cross-sectional shape. The second portion includes a second front side wall, a second rear side wall, a bottom wall, and at least one pin holder extending from the second rear side wall. The at least one pin holder defines an opening for accepting the head of the at least one pivotal pin structure at an alignment. The head of the at least one pivotal pin structure extends through the opening. The first portion and the second portion are pivotally movable between an open configuration and a closed container configuration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tse-Lun Hsu, Fang-Yu Liu, Tsez-Chong Tsai
  • Patent number: 10661947
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a pouch (1) for tobacco comprising a first pocket, wherein at least a wall of the pouch is formed of a flexible sheet laminate (6) composed of at least a first and a second layer (61, 62), the pouch further comprising a slide-in pocket (4) formed within the flexible sheet laminate, wherein the slide-in pocket comprises a pocket front wall (42) formed of a part of the first layer (61) of the flexible sheet laminate, a pocket back wall (41) formed of a part of the second layer (62) of the flexible sheet laminate and a first opening (5) arranged in the first layer or the second layer of the flexible sheet laminate, the interior of the slide-in pocket being accessible via the first opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: REEMTSMA CIGARETTENFABRIKEN GMBH
    Inventors: Carmen Bühr, Björn Urban
  • Patent number: 10658212
    Abstract: A ring spacer interposed between plate-shaped objects above and below in a container for storing and transporting the plate-shaped objects when a plurality of plate-shaped objects is stored in an up-and-down direction includes a ring-shaped abutment portion and a control portion. An upper face and a lower face in the abutment portion have an approximately flat shape and the upper face in the abutment portion abuts against a lower face of a peripheral edge portion of the plate-shaped object. The lower face in the abutment portion abuts against an upper face of the peripheral edge portion of the plate-shaped object. The control portion includes a control portion upper face positioned to protrude further upward than the support face of the abutment portion and a control portion lower face positioned at an appropriate location in a thickness direction of the abutment portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: ACHILLES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masayuki Nishijima, Takayuki Tachikawa
  • Patent number: 10640256
    Abstract: A shipping and display container includes a top box installable over a bottom box. The bottom box is configured to receive goods provided in the bottom box in an upright and folded orientation and includes a pair of opposed sidewalls and at least one elongate divider affixed to the bottom box and extending between the opposed sidewalls and configured so as to maintain the goods in the upright and folded orientation. The top box is installable upon the bottom box with the goods received therein in the upright and folded orientation for shipping of the goods and is removable from the bottom box after shipping. The bottom box and the divider cooperate to maintain the goods in the upright and folded orientation for display thereof after removal of the top box.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: Dongguan Shichang Metals Factory Ltd.
    Inventor: Chen-Kang Lin
  • Patent number: 10631614
    Abstract: A kit and method for providing the consumer with supplies and instructions that can be used to blend their own custom color or predefined hot pour cosmetic color shades. The hot pour cosmetics involved include but are not limited to lipstick, lip gloss, foundation, cream blush and cream eyeshadow.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Inventors: Peter Haloulos, Voula Lily Haloulos
  • Patent number: 10634991
    Abstract: There is provided a pellicle container for storing a pellicle used in lithography, having a tray and a cover between which the pellicle is stored, and the tray has a pellicle mount section on which the pellicle is used to be mounted, but the tray of this container further has a plane plate, preferably a quartz plane plate, having a flatness of 10 micrometers or smaller provided on top of the pellicle mount so as to stabilize the flatness of the pellicle, especially its agglutinant layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Toru Shirasaki
  • Patent number: 10611519
    Abstract: A platform enables a bulk bin to have an object stacked thereupon, such as a pallet or another bulk bin. The platform includes first and second pairs of legs extending downwardly from a top wall. An upper planar surface of the top wall is devoid of any protrusions which extend thereabove. An outer leg of each pair is spaced from an inner leg of each pair, the outer and inner legs in each pair are parallel to each other, and each of the outer and inner legs extend at a 45-degree angle, or about a 45-degree angle, relative to a centerline of the platform. The platform is placed on an upper rim of the bulk bin such that the side wall(s) of the bulk bin are between the respective legs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: STAY-RITE SOLUTIONS LLC
    Inventor: Clayton Anthony Frazier
  • Patent number: 10610456
    Abstract: The current disclosure is directed to a container with a dispensing schedule and, in various described implementations, to a container and a complementary cap that includes a dispensing schedule. During each dispensing cycle, which includes removing the cap from the container to allow access to the contents of the container and re-securing the cap to the container, the display schedule is automatically advanced to a next indication. In one implementation, the container is a bottle with a threaded neck and the cap is complementarily threaded and has a cylindrical rim and a schedule display. An indication on or within the schedule display is displayed through an aperture in the cap rim. Features included in the cap and the schedule display interoperate to ensure that the displayed indication is advanced to a next indication when the cap is unscrewed from, and subsequently threaded onto, the bottle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: Recap LLC
    Inventors: Daniel Albert Gosselin, Alfred Richard Balakier
  • Patent number: 10603784
    Abstract: A case for accommodating tools or small parts includes a main body, having a lid, which is articulated in a pivotable manner on the main body, and a holder for documents and/or small parts, which is fastened on an inner side of the lid. The case is configured such that an inner side of the lid is provided with a plurality of first fastening devices, which are designed to match second fastening devices on the holder, wherein the first and second fastening devices are designed, and arranged, such that the holder can be secured in at least two different positions on the inner side of the lid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: Würth International AG.
    Inventors: Felix Timm, Johannes Starke, Daniel Kraus, Simon Koch, Wolfgang Hohl
  • Patent number: 10562691
    Abstract: The invention relates to a container and to the use thereof. The container has a chamber with a base for receiving a mixture component and an adapter for fixing the chamber to a second container. The adapter is connected to the chamber via a first connector and has a second connector to connect to the second container. Additionally, the adapter forms a flow channel for the mixture component extending between the first and the second connector. The adapter also has a blade element in the flow channel comprising a blade facing the base of the chamber in order to open the base. The first connector allows the chamber to rotate relative to the adapter and to the blade, said blade designed to cut through the base of the chamber along the edge of the base while the chamber rotates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: ALPLA WERKE ALWIN LEHNER GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventor: Christian Krammer
  • Patent number: 10548974
    Abstract: A therapeutic treatment kit includes a container for holding a plurality of compartmentalized therapeutic dispensers. Each of the therapeutic dispensers includes a plurality of vials of antigens, and a plurality of containers of supplements disposed in compartments, each of the compartments labeled with the name of the supplement. A compartment is also provided for containing applicators or the antigens, such that an individual can extract the antigen from the vial in a single dose; and para instructions associated with a therapeutic program for utilizing the vials of antigens and the supplements in accordance with a therapeutic program that is predefined. The construction of the kit, including the dosages of the antigen, the types of antigens and the supplements all associated with a particular therapeutic program.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: ROCA Medical Ltd.
    Inventors: James Strader, Jovan Hutton Pulitzer
  • Patent number: 10549898
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a tumbler for enabling an additive stored in a storage space to be added, in a fixed amount, to drinking water by a pumping means such that a user can drink the drinking water, and the present invention comprises: a drinking water tray of which an upper part is opened, and a lower end is shielded so as to form, on the inner side thereof, a storage space for storing drinking water or a beverage; an additive storage tray of which an upper part is opened, and a lower end is shielded so as to form a storage space in which an additive, to be drunk by being added to water, is stored.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Inventor: Moon Sik Park
  • Patent number: 10543950
    Abstract: A package includes an outer sleeve and a slider for holding a blister pack slidably mounted within the outer sleeve. The outer sleeve includes a wall having an outer panel and an inner panel. The inner panel has a locking edge formed at a terminal end thereof spaced from and facing a closed end of the sleeve. A locking flap is formed at a terminal end of the slider extending in a direction away from a closed end of the outer sleeve for engagement with the said wall of the outer sleeve. The flap has a free edge for engagement with the locking edge of the inner panel to prevent the slider from being removed from the outer sleeve when the slider is fully received within the outer sleeve.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: Multi Packaging Solutions UK Limited
    Inventors: Carol Lynn Hammond, Nigel Davis
  • Patent number: 10485715
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a packaging for storing a form-stable coiled collagen carrier. The form-stable coiled collagen carrier comprises a collagen layer and a coating layer comprising thrombin and fibrinogen and having the shape of an elongated element with a number of windings of the collagen carrier about the longitudinal axis of the elongated element with at least one outer winding(s) being orientated so that the coating layer constitutes the outer surface of each of said outer winding(s). The packaging preferably comprises a container part having a compartment in which at least a part of the coiled collagen carrier is contained.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: TAKEDA AS
    Inventors: Poul Bertelsen, Wolfgang Schonhofer, Pernille Dybendal Pedersen, Henrik Braender, Ingrid Blanka, Henrik Neuschafer Larsen, Siegfried Kirchmayr, Meinolf Vogt
  • Patent number: 10486846
    Abstract: A dispensing system for mailing and other bags comprises a plurality of bags (10) arranged as a stack, each bag being frangibly connected along their upper side edge at (15) to a header (16), and a fastener (18) extending through the header (16) of each bag for securing the bags (10) together into an assembly, the system further comprising hanger (24) for supporting the bag assembly, the hanger (24) comprising a formation (26) arranged to engage a complimentary formation (20) on the rear of the fastener (18). The hanger (24) can be permanently fixed to a support structure and the assembly of bag (10) is then fitted to the hanger by engaging the formation (20) on the fastener with the complimentary formation (26) on the hanger (24). The bags (10) then hang from the hanger (24) in such a way that they can easily and singlehandedly be opened and detached by pulling them away from their header (16).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: CARLTON PACKAGING LLP
    Inventor: Marcus James Magee