Patents Examined by John K. Fristoe, Jr.
  • Patent number: 11388971
    Abstract: A travel strap system for securing items to one another for convenient carrying while traveling. The travel strap system includes a container strap extending from a main strap, wherein the container strap is attached to a first end of the main strap and a coupling member extends from a second end of the main strap. The coupling member can receive an object and automatically adjust to a size of the object disposed therein. Each of the ends of the main strap include a fastener securable to a secondary strap or an accessory strap in order to secure more items within the system. The accessory strap includes a pair of coupling members suspended between a first end and a second end thereof. In some embodiments, each coupling member includes a loop member and a ring, wherein the ring is freely movably along the loop member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2022
    Inventor: Sylvie Cecile Lavoie
  • Patent number: 11388964
    Abstract: An integrated luggage apparatus includes: a rear shell, a front shell hingedly attached to the rear shell by a hinged attachment, a cart base fixedly attached to a bottom of the rear shell; a cart frame pivotally attached to the cart base; at least one wheel assembly; and a handle assembly. When the front shell is rotated about a hinged attachment and comes into contact with the rear shell, both the front shell and the rear shell define a space for a person to pack personal items, such as clothing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2022
    Assignee: GATO, LLO
    Inventors: Keyler Rodriguez Perez, Jorge L Yanes, Neal Rosenblum
  • Patent number: 11377257
    Abstract: A container set includes a cover, a base, the cover having a cover sealing member which is made of elastic material and protrudes from a cover peripheral edge of the cover to allow the cover to engage the base, and a first container received between the cover and the base and having a container edge to allow the first container to engage an inner surface of the cover. In addition, the inner surface of the base has a base groove to allow the cover sealing member to engage the base groove when the cover engages the base, wherein the container edge, the cover sealing member and the base groove constitute an interlocking structure. With this interlocking structure, the cover, the base and the container(s) located therebetween can form a tightly engaged container set.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2022
    Assignee: JING SI PURELAND CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Marshall Q. Siao, Ronald Tuan
  • Patent number: 11375790
    Abstract: A wallet having first and second locking fixtures, the wallet configured to secure money, credit cards and identification with the added advantage in some embodiments that the contents are viewable within the wallet even when the first and second locking fixtures are securely closed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2022
    Inventor: Steven M. Skultety
  • Patent number: 11363867
    Abstract: A portable container, of the type of a trolley, suitcase, trunk, crate, and the like, includes at least one outer shell, for delimiting at least one accommodation compartment for objects in general, and an extractable handle, which can move between a minimum protrusion configuration, in which the handle is arranged in a respective seat, and at least one maximum protrusion configuration, in which the handle is extracted from the seat. The container includes at least one protrusion that protrudes from the edge of a slot and provided along the handle at least one respective recess provided on a tooth that contrast free movement of the handle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2022
    Assignee: G.T. LINE S.R.L
    Inventor: Massimo Tonelli
  • Patent number: 11357299
    Abstract: According to an embodiment, a carrier with retractable wheels comprises a main body including a storage space and an inlet hole formed in a bottom to be open or closed by a sliding plate and a moving unit having a body pivotably provided in the inlet hole and a wheel attached to an end of the body. When the inlet hole is closed by the sliding plate, the moving unit is pivoted up, the wheel is supported by the sliding plate to be positioned inside the inlet hole and, when the inlet hole is open, the moving unit is pivoted down to stick out of the inlet hole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2022
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Inventor: Minjae Kim
  • Patent number: 11357298
    Abstract: An article of luggage includes a wall including flaps extending therefrom and a bottom tray. The bottom tray includes a fastener on an inside of the bottom tray to fasten the flaps to the bottom tray, integrated wheel wells, and slots to receive the flaps extending from the wall and allow the flaps to pass from an outside of the bottom tray to the inside of the bottom tray to attach the wall to the bottom tray.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Inventors: Juan Phillips, Jonathan Payne
  • Patent number: 11337500
    Abstract: A device for retaining at least one container, in particular a case, on a transport unit, including a retaining bracket for insertion into a recess of the container, whereby the container is retained by the retaining bracket and is fastened on the transport unit, the retaining bracket including a first and second bearing pin; and a first bearing element for accommodating the first bearing pin and a second bearing element for accommodating the second bearing pin, the first and second bearing pins being rotatable in the particular bearing element around a shared axis. The retaining bracket is insertable into the recess of the container. The first and second bearing elements each include a recess, so that the first and second bearing pins are removable from the particular bearing element when the retaining bracket is located in a removal position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignee: Hilti Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventor: Hans Rupprecht
  • Patent number: 11339923
    Abstract: Disclosed is a pressure vessel including an upper liner portion including a top insertion-injection molded and coupled to a peripheral part of a boss portion in which a through hole extends in a vertical direction, extending downward cylindrically from the top to form a first accommodation space accommodating a fluid and having an open lower center, and including a first shape-matching portion in which a first overlapped-coupled surface is formed on a bottom end edge to be perpendicular to a laser emission direction and extends in a vertical direction along a circumferential direction and a lower liner portion having a top end edge coupled to the bottom end edge of the upper liner portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignee: SUNGWOO HITECH CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Byung Hag Park, Mun Jong Song
  • Patent number: 11324294
    Abstract: Systems and methods are involved for a self-contained portable electronic computing device and for a stylus-shaped member, the system includes (I) a case for holding at least one portion of the self-contained portable electronic computing device, the case including at least one aperture; (II) a frame assembly including at least one projection, the at least one projection couplable with the at least one aperture of the case; and (III) a flexible tubular member removably couplable with the frame assembly, the flexible tubular member for holding at least one portion of the stylus-shaped member. In addition, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text forming a part of the present disclosure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Inventors: Brian Lewis Piper, Emelie Elna Victoria Troedson
  • Patent number: 11324293
    Abstract: A travel bag is provided. The travel bag comprising: a frame having at least three wheels attached thereto, each of the wheels being configured to be contact to a ground; a case being configured to have an empty space to receive objects and also being configured to be disposed on the frame; and a pivot axis being located on or above the frame, the pivot axis being defined by two contact points or a contact line connecting the case and the frame. The case disposed on the frame is allowed to pivot on the pivot axis to draw a trajectory of an arc or a circle. All of the wheels are configured to be maintained as being continuously contact to the ground, regardless of the case's pivoting around the pivot axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Inventors: Dowan Kim, Stephanie Kim, Joshua Yujun Kim
  • Patent number: 11304404
    Abstract: A portable bottle for pet includes a bottle body and a bottle lid. The upper end of the bottle lid has a flexible bowl member which is capable of being selectively unfolded or downfolded, wherein the bottom portion of the bottle lid is connected with the bottle body. The bottle lid comprises a movable blocking arrangement. An upper end of the movable blocking arrangement is connected to the liquid port of the bottom portion of the flexible bowl member and the lower end of the movable blocking arrangement is connected to a supplying pipe in the bottle body. The functions of the portable bottle for pet integrates bottle and bowl, providing a good ability of preventing leaking out, sealing during porting, blocking water during drinking, and enabling water flowing back to the bottle body so as to reduce the waste of water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Assignee: Leshwo Rocity (Shenzhen) Industrial Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: WeiJun Xiao
  • Patent number: 11272771
    Abstract: A safety enhancing storage bag, including a main body to store at least one first item therein, a strap assembly disposed on at least a portion of the main body to suspend the main body in response to being worn by a user, a plurality of cameras removably disposed on at least a portion of the strap assembly to record a video of a predetermined duration, and an alarm system disposed on at least a portion of the strap assembly to output an alarm in response to activating the alarm system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2022
    Inventors: Carolyn Bell, Jonathan Bell, Sr.
  • Patent number: 11261002
    Abstract: A resin made container includes a spout portion to/from which a cap can be attached/detached, a shoulder portion continuous with the spout portion, a body portion continuous with the shoulder portion and a bottom portion continuous with the body portion and disposed at a lowermost part. A decompression absorption portion provided in form of a recess in the body portion includes a bulging area protruding to the outer side of the container.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2022
    Inventors: Go Kira, Dai Sawada, Masatoshi Aihara, Shinya Ito, Takashi Akiyama
  • Patent number: 11241070
    Abstract: An anti-theft pocket insert designed to prevent a pickpocket from stealing items stored within a traditional pocket. The anti-theft pocket insert includes a first fabric member having a front surface and a rear surface. A second fabric member is affixed to the front surface of the first fabric member such that a compartment having an interior volume designed to hold a passport or wallet is formed. An upper side of the second fabric member is not affixed to the first fabric member such that an opening in communication with the interior volume is formed. Further, the first fabric member is greater in length than the second fabric member such that a top edge of the first fabric member overhangs the opening. In this way, a user is able to store items inside the anti-theft pocket insert and place the insert within a pocket to prevent pickpockets from stealing the items.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 8, 2022
    Inventor: Thomas Kannally
  • Patent number: 11203478
    Abstract: Disclosed are a container cover and a vacuum preservation container. The container cover comprises a cover body and an air extraction assembly, wherein a first through hole is provided in the cover body, the air extraction assembly comprises an outer cover and an inner cover, the inner cover is arranged on an upper end of the first through hole in a sealing manner, a second through hole and a third through hole are provided in the inner cover, the second through hole is in communication with the first through hole, a first one-way valve is arranged in the second through hole, and a second one-way valve is arranged in the third through hole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2021
    Inventor: Honghua Wei
  • Patent number: 11191330
    Abstract: The present invention is a wallet for storing and providing quick access to user desired items therein. The wallet includes a body folded back upon itself along generally parallel bend lines to define a first portion and a second portion therein. The wallet also includes a snap fastening arrangement to secure the first portion and the second portion together to dispose the wallet in a closed state thereof. The wallet further includes one or more sections formed in at least one of the first portion and the second portion such that at least some of one or more sections are accessible when the wallet is disposed in the closed state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2021
    Inventor: Jerroll Guins
  • Patent number: 11178949
    Abstract: A travel accessory is provided for carrying and protecting multiple objects including luggage, documents, and other personal items. The travel accessory may include a mounting aspect with mounting panels, attachment aspect with straps, and storage aspect. Electromagnetic shielding may reduce communication of radio frequency transmissions. A method for carrying and protecting multiple objects, luggage, documents, and personal items using the travel accessory is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Inventors: Menachem Katz, Anna Juhasz
  • Patent number: 11129456
    Abstract: A rollable luggage assembly for piggybacking a second suitcase on a first suitcase includes a plurality of first rollers that is coupled to a bottom of the first suitcase. A first handle is selectively extensible from the first suitcase so that the first handle is positioned above and perpendicular to a top of the first suitcase. The first handle is configured to be grasped in a hand of a user to urge the first suitcase to roll across a surface. A plate, which is coupled to and is selectively extensible from the bottom of the first suitcase, is selectively positionable in a retracted configuration, wherein the plate is stowed adjacent to the bottom, and an extended configuration, wherein the plate extends from and is perpendicular to a front of the first suitcase. The plate is configured to position an article so that the article is locomoted with the first suitcase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Inventor: Domithilla Epuechi
  • Patent number: 11122876
    Abstract: The present invention relates to tamper-proof baggage, comprising one opening, and a locking system for the opening. The opening has opposite edges, and the locking system comprises a movable slider and a padlock with a seat. The movable slider comprises a movable element shaped to be engaged with the opposite edges of the opening. The padlock is arranged in proximity to a limit stop position of the slider which corresponds to a closed condition of the opening and the seat of the padlock has a through hole that passes through the padlock. The movable element of said slider has a metal end adapted to be inserted into the through hole of the padlock, and the baggage further comprises a magnetic element arranged downstream of the padlock.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Inventor: Carlo Assi