Patents Examined by Luan K. Bui
  • Patent number: 10351336
    Abstract: A container for consumer goods is provided, including a box including a bottom wall, two side walls, a back box wall, a front wall, a movable container back wall, and a lid. The movable container back wall depends along a first fold line from the box, is movable about the first fold line between an open position and a closed position, and at least partially overlies the back box wall when in the closed position. The lid depends along a hinge line from the movable container back wall and is movable between the open and the closed positions. A first and a second compartment each configured to receive the consumer goods are located in the box, the first compartment is accessible when the lid is in the open position, and the second compartment is accessible when both the lid and the movable container back wall are in respective open positions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: Philip Morris Products S.A.
    Inventors: Stefano Cavallari, Sergey Krasiev
  • Patent number: 10350347
    Abstract: This tray includes spaced apart openings arranged in parallel rows, intended to receive the bodies of the elongated objects, and projections making it possible to place the flanges of the elongated objects inserted in these openings in a determined angular position on the tray when the bodies of these elongated objects are engaged in these openings. According to the invention: said projections are arranged so as to place the length of said flanges in a determined angular position with respect to the rows of openings, and the openings of a first row of openings are arranged with respect to a second row of openings adjacent to said first row, such that after installation of the elongated objects on the tray, the flanges of the objects inserted in the openings of said the first row imbricates with the flanges of the objects inserted in the openings of said second row, i.e.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: Becton Dickinson France
    Inventors: Samuel Gagnieux, Thomas Dubois, Franck Carrel, Nicolas Eon, Aurelie Allanic
  • Patent number: 10336522
    Abstract: A shaped package formed of a blank of paper card stock. The blank may be a single panel which is cut to have two shaped, substantially symmetrical portions, which when bent along a hinge, forms the shaped package. The panel includes tongues or flaps extending from one end of the panel that secure the product within the package.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: Consolidated Graphics, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard Scott Jones, Adam Mitchell Geerts, Craig Lowery Lombardi, Andrew Cunningham Charters
  • Patent number: 10335349
    Abstract: A container storing pills or other discrete objects and which provides restricted access to the pills. The container has a rotatable pill drum allowing selective access to pills when the drum is rotated to various dispensing positions. A rotatable combination disk or other component is provided that has a plurality of channels formed therein and which can be rotationally locked to the drum. Movable pegs engage the channels. Each dispensing position has an associated peg position combination. Rotation of the pill drum from one dispensing position to the next is blocked unless the pegs are moved into the appropriate peg position combination. The pill drum can be rotated from one dispensing position to the next using a handle or via an automatic spring loaded mechanism.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: Addinex Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Stanislav Roslyakov, Jay Howard Schiff
  • Patent number: 10336523
    Abstract: A tape and reel packing material for packaging a plurality of chips is provided. The tape and reel packing material includes a carrier tape and a cover tape. The carrier tape includes a plurality of recesses. The recesses are configured to receive the chips respectively. The cover tape is attached to the carrier tape. The cover tape includes a plurality of restriction structures, and the restriction structures respectively are inserted into the recesses to restrict the freedom of the movement of the chips.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Inventor: Ting-Ming Fu
  • Patent number: 10329073
    Abstract: A packaged medicine-filled container has a resin-made medicine-filled container in which a medicine is housed, a sealed packaging body in which the medicine-filled container is housed, and an oxygen scavenger housed inside the packaging body. The packaging body is hardly oxygen-permeable. Both a moisture-dependent type oxygen scavenger and a self-reacting type oxygen scavenger are used as the oxygen scavenger.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Inventor: Kenji Tanoguchi
  • Patent number: 10329064
    Abstract: A tray for displaying a product for sale, where the tray includes a re-closeable lid. The tray includes a base having a peripheral side wall with a rim bounding an opening to a cavity which retains the product. A portion of the lid is permanently engaged with a section of the base. The rest of the lid is selectively engageable with the rest of the base and is movable between open and closed positions. When closed, a part of the lid is positioned laterally adjacent the rim and is located in a common plane therewith. The edges of the rim and lid frictionally engage each other to secure the base and lid together. The movable part of the lid, which includes a frame member and flexible film, rotate about a living hinge in the frame member. A latching mechanism is engaged to keep the lid and base engaged.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: Biery Cheese Co.
    Inventor: Benjamin H. Biery
  • Patent number: 10322861
    Abstract: A display package for two component cyanoacrylate compositions. The display package includes a stain-free transparent secondary package that enables visual inspection of a syringe-based primary package containing a bulk product that has volatile constituents such as a common cyanoacrylate adhesive.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Inventors: Ciaran McArdle, Arnau Pejoan Jiménez, Carles Oriol Margarit
  • Patent number: 10315827
    Abstract: A bioimplant package according to an embodiment of the present invention includes a sealing body to vacuum seal a bioimplant therein, and an inner box to accommodate the sealing body therein. The sealing body vacuum seals the bioimplant so that the bioimplant is located at a middle part of the sealing body. The inner box is made of an approximately rectangular-shaped sheet material divided into a mounting part to mount thereon the middle part of the sealing body, and a pair of winding parts which windingly fix a side part of the sealing body extending outward from the mounting part and come into linear contact with the sealing body in the vicinity of a boundary part with the mounting part. A bioimplant packaging method according to an embodiment of the present invention is a method for packaging a bioimplant by using a bioimplant package according to the above embodiment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Inventors: Tatsuya Sako, Tomoyuki Nakaji
  • Patent number: 10306961
    Abstract: A carrying bag includes a housing having a base wall and an upper wall, and the housing includes a cover panel foldable relative to the upper wall, a base plate is engaged in the housing, a support device is foldably attached to the base plate with a hinge device, and the support device is foldable relative to the base plate and the housing, and a screen is attached to the support device and movable relative to the upper wall between an upwardly working position and a downwardly folded storing position. The carrier of the support device includes a compartment for receiving the screen. The housing includes a chamber for receiving a mobile device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: Zgonic Pty. Ltd.
    Inventor: Chih Feng Ho
  • Patent number: 10301060
    Abstract: A retail product package is disclosed. The package comprises an outer sleeve and an inner tray that is configured to slide in and out of the sleeve. The sleeve and tray being constructed and configured to be magnetically attracted to one another to facilitate and maintain a closed packaging configuration. Windows on the sleeve and tray allow for inspection of the product contained therein, which is mounted via a support element in a fixed position removed from contact from the packaging walls. A hook component is provided on the tray that is configured to extend through a top end wall of the sleeve and facilitate display of the package on a peg in a retail display stand.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: Incipio, LLC
    Inventors: Tomasz Strekowski, Andy Fathollahi
  • Patent number: 10299971
    Abstract: A lifesaving kit is disclosed. The kit includes a body that can be attached to a cellular phone. A compartment is disposed on the body and contains an article of medical paraphernalia. The compartment has a closed condition and an open condition. An electronics system is configured to provide instructions on how to utilize the medical paraphernalia. A method of using the lifesaving kit is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Inventor: Iman Ramzy Michaels
  • Patent number: 10295513
    Abstract: A ferrule container 1 is provided with a ferrule accommodating part 11 and a first column guide part 12. A ferrule is accommodated in the ferrule accommodating part 11. The first column guide part 12 guides a column so as to insert the column into the ferrule accommodated in the ferrule accommodating part 11. Guiding of the column by the first column guide part 12 enables the column to be smoothly and reliably inserted into the ferrule accommodated in the ferrule accommodating part 11. Consequently, unlike a case in which an operator inserts a column while pinching a ferrule with hand, the work of inserting a column into a ferrule can easily be performed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: Shimadzu Corporation
    Inventors: Hajime Takemoto, Hirokazu Taniuchi, Yoshihiko Ide, Masayuki Okada, Yasunori Terai
  • Patent number: 10293986
    Abstract: A display system includes a plurality of packets that each include a cavity containing flowable material and a body portion that defines the cavity. The packets each include a header portion and a connector tab, with an aperture established through the header portion. The connector tab of each packet includes a neck portion and a retaining portion, which has a wider cross dimension than the neck portion. The retaining portion of one packet, when received through an aperture of a product or another packet, limits retraction from the aperture to join the packet with the product or other packet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: AGS Company Automotive Solutions LLC
    Inventor: Logan D. Pitts
  • Patent number: 10285774
    Abstract: Novel tools and techniques are provided for implementing a medical kit, and, more particularly, to methods, systems, and apparatuses for implementing a medical kit for cleaning endoscopes. In some aspects, a medical kit may comprise an outer bag capable of being vacuum sealed, at least one inner bag contained within the outer bag, at least one solution container comprising a solution contained within the outer bag, at least one absorbent pad contained within the outer bag, and/or the like. The air from the outer bag may be evacuated to form a vacuum seal surrounding the at least one inner bag, the at least one solution container, and the at least one absorbent pad. In an additional aspect, the medical kit may comprise an absorbent pad and solution contained within a bag capable of being vacuum sealed. In yet another aspect, a dispenser may be implemented to dispense medical kits.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: Certol International LLC
    Inventor: Edward A. Cassinis
  • Patent number: 10287090
    Abstract: A package for tobacco products or tobacco related commodities or smoking devices, including an openable closure with at least two walls sliding over another when the closure is being opened and closed, at least the one wall includes a sequence of magnetic elements, extending in the direction of the relative movement of the two walls when they slide over another and having alternating positive and negative poles, and that the other wall includes at least one magnetic element with a magnet pole, which slides along the magnetic elements of the one wall when the two walls slide over another. Methods of use are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Inventors: Tony Hill, Björn Urban
  • Patent number: 10273043
    Abstract: A shelf-ready shipper display system having a tray portion, a hood portion, and one or more zones of weakness that enable the hood portion to be separated from the tray portion so that the shipper display system can be converted from a shipping configuration to a display configuration. In certain embodiments, the shipper display system is made from a single blank. In some embodiments, the shipper display system includes a reinforcement panel that is also capable of being separated from the tray portion as the shipper display system is converted from the shipping configuration and to the display configuration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: WestRock Shared Services, LLC
    Inventor: David G. Couture
  • Patent number: 10266326
    Abstract: A container carrier and manufacturing method for a container carrier are provided. The container carrier includes an integrally molded body with a plurality of annular structures connected by a bridges. The annular structures each include a side wall formed of side wall portions separated by side wall voids and a top surface. Flanges are positioned at the bottom of each side wall void to collectively engage the containers. The flanges are configured to project inwardly and orient upwardly at an angle so as to flex when accepting or releasing a container. The top surfaces of the annular structures include notched voids continuous with respective side wall voids such that the flanges positioned at the bottoms of the side wall voids are accommodated by the notched voids in the top surface of a second, same-shaped container carrier when stacked.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Inventors: Zakary James Borg, Ronald Lee Mellor, Jr.
  • Patent number: 10264901
    Abstract: A damage resistant glassware apparatus which includes a fluid container having a rim at a top end and a base at a bottom end, the fluid container constructed of a glass material, the rim to define an opening to a storage cavity within the fluid container, a first protective insert coupled to and integrally formed with the rim, and a second protective insert coupled to and integrally formed with the bottom end, wherein the first and second protective inserts are constructed of a non-glass material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Inventor: Stefan Andreas
  • Patent number: 10258082
    Abstract: A tobacco pouch with a front panel and a back panel, which are connected with one another via a first folding line at a first lateral edge, via a first connecting means at a second lateral edge, and via a second connecting means at a lower edge, a strip-shaped, openable first closure running along an upper edge from the first folding line to the first connecting means, sealing an opening, and at least one strip-shaped, openable second closure located in between the first closure and the second connecting means and miming from the first folding line up to the first connecting means, dividing the inside of the tobacco pouch into at least two chambers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Inventors: Daniel Süss, Carmen Bühr