Patents Examined by Lalita N. Hamilton
  • Patent number: 6465709
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a multi-layer exothermic bandage comprising an oxygen-impermeable layer, a water-impermeable layer, a heating element layer comprising an oxidizable material, and an active agent layer; and the use thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2000
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2002
    Assignee: Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc.
    Inventors: Ying Sun, Ralph W. Oakeson, Stephen J. Wisniewski, Jonas C. T. Wang
  • Patent number: 6200284
    Abstract: The present invention is a protective and pressure normalizing device for a body extremity. The device has a three-dimensional gelastic member, and a cover. The three-dimensional gelastic member has a predetermined shape to conform to the body extremity and a plurality of openings. The opening are at least positioned on the top side of the gelastic member. The cover encases the gelastic member and is removable therefrom. The cover also has an upper side, a underside, and a plurality of edges which correspond to the shape of the gelastic member. The underside contacts the body extremity, while the upper side has a plurality of connectors designed to bring one edge of the cover to a predetermined distance from another edge of the cover. Thereby, the protective and pressure normalizing device supports the body extremity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 1999
    Date of Patent: March 13, 2001
    Assignee: Gaymar Industries, Inc.
    Inventor: Roland E. Flick
  • Patent number: 6200244
    Abstract: An apparatus for wearing. The apparatus includes a porous fabric. The apparatus includes padding disposed adjacent the porous fabric. The apparatus includes a rubber coating disposed over the porous fabric and infiltrating through the porous fabric and bonding to the padding. A method for producing a wearing apparatus. The method includes the steps of attaching support wires to a neoprene laminate. Then there is the step of lowering the support wires with the neoprene laminate into a tank of liquid vinyl. Next there is the step of lifting the support wires with the neoprene laminate such that a coating of liquid vinyl remains on the neoprene laminate. Then there is the step of drying the liquid vinyl on the neoprene laminate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 1999
    Date of Patent: March 13, 2001
    Inventor: Arnold J. Cook