Patents Examined by King M Chu
  • Patent number: 10808981
    Abstract: The insulated container having an internal support to separate ice, food, and drinks from melted ice water or liquids to prevent damage to the dry items. The dry items are placed on top of the flat upper surface of the removable support. The removable support may include apertures that allow melting ice water to drain past the top surface and through the apertures of the removable support.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Inventor: Clint Van Wuffen
  • Patent number: 10806677
    Abstract: The invention relates to a device (1) for packaging at least one unit dose of medicaments in a divided solid pharmaceutical dosage form forming at least one cell for storing and dispensing such a unit dose, each cell comprising: a dish (11) delimiting a volume (15) for storing such a unit dose; a cover (12) adapted to close the storage volume; a partition (13) adapted to be able to extend into the storage volume of the dish and to delimit a plurality of compartments (20) therein for keeping the medicaments of the unit dose separate from one another, characterised in that the partition (13) extending into the dish (11) is able to be removed from the dish (11). The invention also relates to a packaging method, to a device for storing and dispensing such medicaments and to a method for dispensing such medicaments to a patient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: DISTRAIMED
    Inventors: Gregory Foubet, Michel Foubet, Olivier Foubet
  • Patent number: 10807785
    Abstract: Disclosed are a packaging tray structure and a substrate packaging structure. The packaging tray structure comprises a first tray including a first surface and a recess formed on the first surface for placing a to-be-packaged object; a second tray stacked on the first surface and cooperating with the first tray; a protective gasket disposed between the first tray and the second tray; and a limiting portion provided on at least one of the first tray and the second tray for limiting shift of a protective gasket. The limiting portion supports the protective gasket in such a manner that a gap is maintained between the protective gasket and the to-be-packaged object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Inventors: Jianwei Pan, Lichuan Xiao
  • Patent number: 10799013
    Abstract: This invention in provides an a method to attach a handle to a generally rounded shipping container by attaching each end of a handle to opposite ends of a generally rounded shipping container to form a handle assembly made of a plurality of end cap units, each of the plurality of end cap units having an internal partition with a slit configured to retain a buckle, wherein the buckle is connected to a handle. This invention also provides an assembly made of plurality of retaining tabs each with a slit configured to retain one side of a handle and the handle connected to said plurality of retaining tabs and a plurality caps configured to retain said plurality of retaining tabs to affix a handle to said shipping container. The assembly, in an exemplary embodiment, can include a retaining tab made of a plurality of generally flat first retaining element and generally flat second retaining element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Inventor: Adam J. Slovis
  • Patent number: 10786941
    Abstract: Provided is a method for producing a double-layered container which can be easily produced using molding equipment that is not much different from conventionally used equipment and which comprises: a rigid outer layer container part; and a flexible inner layer container part of which the capacity can be changed inside the rigid outer layer container part, wherein, when a pair of partial molds are brought close to each other in order to be combined to form a split mold, at least parts of the joining faces of the pair of partial molds pinch a small outer diameter portion of a parison so as to form a gap burr, and, when a cap is screwed on, a gap for introducing external air in the interlayer of the double-layered container is formed at the small outer diameter portion from which the gap burr has been removed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Inventors: Kazuyuki Hatakeyama, Harumasa Hatakeyama
  • Patent number: 10781038
    Abstract: The invention relates to a system for containing medical waste with a bag and a machine for producing said bag. It relates to a reusable, hermetically sealed, metal container for medical waste, with a bag and locks or latches, which prevent the lid from being opened until the waste inside the same has been sterilized by the pressurized steam of an autoclave. It also relates to said plastic bag made up of two or more layers of different physical properties, configured into a single body. Said bag is housed inside the aforementioned hermetically sealed container. It also relates to a machine for producing these bags with a winder, folder and several sealers using heat resistance inserted into conveyer belts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Inventor: Juan Manuel Belda Mora
  • Patent number: 10780001
    Abstract: A process for shipping absorbent products having a substantially airfelt free absorbent core, on pallets, is provided. The loaded pallet comprises a plurality of packages, each having a plurality of disposable absorbent articles disposed within the interior space of the package, wherein the plurality of packages are arranged on the pallet such that the plurality of packages on the pallet exhibit a density of from about 11.0 lbs/ft3 to about 14.6 lbs/ft3.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Paul Thomas Weisman, Dean Larry Duval, Harald Hermann Hundorf, Holger Beruda, Horst Blessing, Peter Dziezok, Axel Krause, Mattias Schmidt, Lutz Stelzig
  • Patent number: 10781026
    Abstract: To provide a container and a package configured to prevent a deformation of housed metal. According to one aspect of the present invention, there is provided the container. This container includes a cylindrical container body, a lid, and a flat plate-shaped inner plug. The cylindrical container body with a bottom has a sidewall and a bottom wall. The lid has a flat plate portion and a side portion. The flat plate portion covers an opening of the container body. The side portion covers at least a part of an outer peripheral surface of the container body. The flat plate-shaped inner plug is located inside the lid. The container body includes a thread ridge on the outer peripheral surface. The side portion of the lid has a screw groove with two or more threads on its inner peripheral surface. The lid is configured to be screwed with the container body by screwing the screw groove with the thread ridge. A plurality of lock portions are disposed on an outer periphery of the lid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Inventors: Isamu Sato, Takafumi Sano, Naoyuki Motozawa, Kazuya Higashi, Tomofumi Kaneko
  • Patent number: 10777444
    Abstract: A wafer arrangement in accordance with various embodiments may include: a wafer; and a wafer support ring, wherein the wafer and the wafer support ring are configured to be releasably coupled to one another so that the wafer support ring can be uncoupled from the wafer without causing damage to the wafer or the wafer support ring.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Inventors: Francisco Javier Santos Rodriguez, Gerald Lackner, Josef Unterweger
  • Patent number: 10773851
    Abstract: A basket (10) comprising first and second side walls (16, 17) and first and second end walls (18, 19). Upper edges of the side and edge walls (16, 17, 18, 19) include a lip portion (22) and securing clips (34) are located adjacent lower sides of the lip portions (22). A retaining loop (32) is provided such that the retaining loop (32) is locatable around outer surfaces of the first and second side walls (16, 17) and the first and second end walls (18) to be received in the securing clips (34) to secure the first and second side walls (16, 17) and first and second end walls (18, 19) together to define an outer wall (12) of the basket (10).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Inventors: David James Cooper, Edward Joseph Khoury, Joo Ho Duane Wee
  • Patent number: 10758312
    Abstract: A pocket and drape system which provides one or more sterile fields, as well as the methodology for employing said pocket and drape system is provided. The pocket and drape includes a base drape material having an upper edge, a lower edge, a first side edge, and a second side edge to define a perimeter, where the base drape material also includes an inner surface and an outer surface. A first row of pockets and a second row of pockets are configured on the inner surface of the base drape material. In addition, a flap covers a portion of the inner surface of the base drape material, where the flap has a first surface and an opposing second surface, wherein the flap maintains at least one sterile field.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: O&M Halyard, Inc.
    Inventor: Ann Dine
  • Patent number: 10758088
    Abstract: Serving platter systems for grill to table convenience are disclosed herein. Various embodiments include a platter including a dorsal plater surface and a cutting board including a ventral cutting board surface. In some embodiments the ventral cutting board surface seamlessly engages with the dorsal platter surface to form the serving platter system for grill to table convenience. In various embodiments the dorsal cutting board surface further comprises an indentation for trapping juices from grilled food items. Furthermore, the dorsal platter surface comprises a fluid receiving indentation section of the dorsal platter surface for receiving juices from grilled food items.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Inventor: Kristin Noto
  • Patent number: 10759592
    Abstract: A method includes obtaining a container sized to fit multiple high voltage light emitting diode (LED) lightbulbs, adding multiple loose high voltage LED lightbulbs to the container to fill the container, and sealing the container, such that the container contains a higher density of high voltage LED light bulbs than a same sized container can hold protective packaged equivalent watt incandescent bulbs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Inventor: Deloren E. Anderson
  • Patent number: 10752420
    Abstract: The present disclosure discloses a corner protector including a strip-shaped corner bead and a connector for connecting the corner bead, wherein the corner bead encloses a rectangular area, and the connector is connected between two adjacent sides of the corner beads. The corner protector of the present disclosure adopts a connector to connect the corner bead with higher hardness, which can ensure that the top edge of the package structure has higher hardness and is not easily broken. The corner protector can be split and assembled as needed, has the advantages of low cost, simple manufacture, simple transportation and storage, and convenient assembly and use.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Inventor: Hua Gu
  • Patent number: 10752422
    Abstract: Systems, methods, and devices for sealing a container are described and disclosed. A system includes a lid assembly configured to seal an opening of a container and a coupler assembly configured to be disposed within a recessed portion of the lid assembly. The lid assembly includes a recessed portion configured to facilitate coupling the lid assembly with an external vacuum source. The lid assembly includes a hole disposed within the recessed portion and a ball seal disposed in the hole, wherein the ball seal is configured to seal the hole in a closed position when a vacuum pressure is created within the container. The lid assembly includes a gasket cavity disposed within the lid assembly, wherein the gasket cavity is configured to align a gasket for creating a seal between the lid assembly and the container. The coupler assembly includes a coupler body, a coupler seal, and a vacuum port.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Inventor: Jeffery Vance Gubler
  • Patent number: 10745167
    Abstract: A cut-case with enhanced display of product information includes a product container having a front wall forming a surface area facing a viewing direction when on a store shelf. A lid at least partially receives the product container to close an open top to make the cut-case suitable and the products contained for shipment therein. A display panel is hingedly connected to the front wall for pivoting movements between a retracted position during shipment and storage substantially co-extensive with one of the product container walls and an extended position substantially co-planar with the front wall and extending below the bottom wall when placed on a store shelf to at least partially cover the shelf on which the product container is placed. The front wall retains products within the container and product information is provided on the display panel over a surface area greater than the surface area of the front wall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: Toughbuilt Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael H. Panosian, Joshua Keeler
  • Patent number: 10743689
    Abstract: Drinking receptacles and methods related thereto are described. The drinking receptacles include: a first component comprising a first fluid chamber and a hub assembly engaged thereto; and a second component comprising a fluid-flow regulator attached to a cylindrical body, with a second fluid chamber defined therein, such that pins on an outer surface of the first fluid chamber of the first component slidably engage with channels on an inner surface of the fluid-flow regulator of the second component to form a drinking receptacle, and the drinking receptacle may be transformed, by slidably displacing the first component relative to the second component, between a closed configuration, where a flow path is blocked between the first fluid chamber and the second fluid chamber, and an open configuration, where a flow path is open between the first fluid chamber and the second fluid chamber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Inventor: Ramtin Shahian
  • Patent number: 10737841
    Abstract: Embodiments described herein relate to a jar and lid combination with a jar body and a threadably-attachable jar lid, where the jar lid has a translucent window. Certain embodiments provide a structure for the windowed jar lid and jar body, so that the jar can contain fine powder without leakage, and without the need for a separate sealing layer adhered to the rim of the jar prior to securing the lid to the jar. Other embodiments relate to structures and methods for use by which a logo can be printed on the jar lid window, and then mechanically secured to the jar body, such that the logo is correctly aligned with the printed information on the front of the jar.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: Glam and Glits Nail Design, Inc.
    Inventors: Khoa Duong, Jianhua Weng
  • Patent number: 10737838
    Abstract: Packing for the spaced packing of elongated bar-like or rod-like articles, in particular of rods (16) that are stored in a packing sleeve (1) that is open on at least one end while maintaining a mutual radial separation between them, wherein on the opening (5) of the packing sleeve (1) a multi-part lattice support (10) consisting of at least one lattice-like top part (7) and at least one lattice-like bottom part (8) that is detachably connected with it can be placed, that the rods (16) with their base-side ends extend through the aligned lattice openings (14a, 14b) of the top and bottom part (7, 8) and the at least one bottom part (8) is detachably connected with the top part (7) and can slide in the interior of the packing sleeve.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Inventors: Markus Mayer, Stefan Brauchle, Thiemo Roesler
  • Patent number: 10737826
    Abstract: A child-resistant package is disclosed comprising at least one locking tab, at least one locking slot, the at least one locking slot engaging with the at least one locking tab when the child-resistant package is in a locked position. The at least one locking tab comprising memory properties to allow the at least one locking tab to releasably engage with the at least one locking slot. The at least one locking tab further comprising a corrugated material having flutes oriented in a flute direction and the memory properties including the at least one locking tab returning to the locked position after being in an unlocked position in response to being bent against the flute direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: Sun Grown Packaging, LLC
    Inventor: Munson Whitman Everett