Patents Examined by Patrick M Buechner
  • Patent number: 11317698
    Abstract: A roll-on dispenser includes a housing having a base, an open top end, and an interior volume. The interior volume of the housing has a rising device coupled to the base of the housing. The rising device is in turn coupled to a cartridge riser plate. The opened top end of the housing has a top section which can be removably secured. The top section also houses a roller ball therein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Inventor: Robert Wise
  • Patent number: 11304494
    Abstract: A refillable repetitively reusable dispensing apparatus including a dispenser housing having a sidewall, a base and an open top end. A removable cap is placed on the open top end. The cap has a plurality of apertures located therein. The side wall has an aperture located therethrough. There is a movable dispenser base located within the housing, wherein the movable dispenser base creates a seal with the sidewall. A screw rod having a knob attached, wherein when the knob is turned the screw rod is rotated. The screw rod and the knob are rotatably attached within the dispenser housing such that the knob protrudes through the aperture. A scissor lift is attached to the screw rod at one pair of ends. The scissor lift is attached to the movable dispenser base at the second pair of ends.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Inventor: Robert Wise
  • Patent number: 11304495
    Abstract: A repeatedly refillable reusable solution cartridge retrofit device for a dispenser includes a housing which has a bottom side and an opened upper side. A screw rod is coupled through the housing such that it is rotatably secured to the bottom of the housing. A cartridge plate further engages with the screw rod. The cartridge plate is connected to a cartridge which includes a spreadable substance. Upon use a housing of the cartridge is removed revealing the spreadable substance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Inventor: Robert Wise
  • Patent number: 11297983
    Abstract: A countertop foam dispenser has a spout made of a spout extension front housing and a spout extension rear housing. The spout includes a spout nozzle with a spout opening. A spout mounting shaft is mounted to the spout at a mounting shaft bracket. A mixer pump housing has a spout retainer latch. The mixer pump housing houses a mixer pump. The mixer pump includes a motor. A retainer notch is formed on the lower portion of the spout. The retainer notch is configured to engage the spout retainer latch. A bottle contains liquid soap. The bottle has a connection to the mixer pump housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2022
    Inventor: Peter Bai
  • Patent number: 11284751
    Abstract: A shower base assembly includes a shower base, a drain grate frame, a double-threaded flange nipple, and a rubber gasket. The shower base includes a upper side pre-sloped to allow for water drainage to drain hole extending to a lower side of the shower base. The drain grate frame is insertable through the drain hole from the shower base upper side to be received within the double-threaded flange nipple. An industry standard plumbing drain body may engage the double-threaded flange nipple from the shower base lower side. The rubber gasket is compressed against the shower base about the drain hole between the double-threaded flange nipple and the drain body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: KURBX, LLC
    Inventor: Adam Michael Droessler
  • Patent number: 11278100
    Abstract: A cosmetics triangular container for cosmetics which includes: a cover in a triangular column shape including a first opening and having a hollow lower part thereof; an outlet body in a cylindrical shape positioned in the hollow lower part of the cover and moving together with the cover; an inner upper part having an inner space into which the cover and the cylindrical outlet body are inserted together; an inner lower part to which pressure is applied as the cover and the outlet body move up and down; and an outer container in a hollow triangular column shape into which the inner upper part and the inner lower part are to be inserted.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2022
    Assignee: XUYONI CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Ju Yeon Pae
  • Patent number: 11266293
    Abstract: The invention relates to a low cost sensor array suitable for use in a ware washing machine, preferably a dish washing machine. The invention also relates to a standalone detergent dispensing device comprising the low cost sensor array. The sensor systems are intended to allow monitoring of wash cycles such that controlled sequential dosing of reagents in wash cycles can be optimized. A device comprising such a sensor system may then be able to sense the conditions of the wash and dose reagents in their optimal sequence in the wash.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2022
    Assignee: RECKITT BENCKISER (BRANDS) LIMITED
    Inventor: Edmund Pedley
  • Patent number: 11259624
    Abstract: A paint container includes a brush attached to the container. The brush is in fluid communication with the interior of the container to receive paint through passages reaching into the interior of the container. A container cap is attachable over the brush to prevent paint on the brush from drying out between use. The container includes a diaphragm in at least one side allowing a user to create pressure inside the container to urge paint into the brush. One example of suitable paint is water based paint.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2022
    Inventor: Masoud Tabesh Nekoo
  • Patent number: 11247817
    Abstract: A glue bottle includes a bottle body and a head part mating with each other. A housing surrounds the bottle body, a top portion of the bottle body sticks out of the housing and mating with the head part, a bottom portion of the bottle body is disposed within the housing. The housing has a through hole and a guiding hole connected to the through hole. The bottle body has a guiding bar mating with the guiding hole. The housing is made of elastic material. The housing further has at least one protrusion located at an inner surface of the housing and in contact with the bottle body. The housing further has at least one notch. When two opposite edges of the notch are in contact with each other, the protrusion is forced to squeeze the bottle body so as to deform the bottle body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 15, 2022
    Assignee: MURA KEN CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Dongmin Jin
  • Patent number: 11246467
    Abstract: A cleaner includes a nozzle assembly, a cleaner body coupled to the nozzle assembly, and a water cleaning device coupled to the nozzle assembly. The water cleaning device includes a water tank that is configured to hold a cloth and that defines a water storage area and an air hole, and a control device that is configured to open or close the air hole and that includes a movable member located outside of the water storage area and configured to move between a first position and a second position to open or close the air hole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 15, 2022
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Philjae Hwang, Mantae Hwang, Jungbae Hwang
  • Patent number: 11246393
    Abstract: A dispensing container for viscous products features a cream pot having an inner cylinder defining a storage volume to store a viscous product; a cap closes the cream pot and has a dispensing outlet; a screw rod rotatably connects to the cream pot; a piston having an inner thread couples to the screw rod so rotation of the screw rod moves of the piston in the inner cylinder along a longitudinal axis of the screw rod to reduce the storage volume of the inner cylinder and dispense the product through the dispensing outlet; an indexing mechanism locks the screw rod in rotational positions with respect to the cream pot and has indexing spring elements located at the screw rod and indexing sections located at a bottom of the cream pot, the indexing spring elements interact with the indexing sections to lock the screw rod with respect to the cream pot.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 15, 2022
    Assignees: Emphasys Importadora Exportadora e Distribuidora Ltda.
    Inventors: Gerhard Brugger, Victor Esteve
  • Patent number: 11247838
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a coupling device (1) for connection to a flexible container (3) comprising a plastic foil for dispense of food product (2) in fluid form out of the same, comprising an outlet valve (10) with a first end comprising at least one hole-creating part (11) for penetration of the container on connection to the same and a through-flow channel (20) which merges into a second end for further transfer of food product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 15, 2022
    Assignee: Asept International AB
    Inventor: Daniel Cedergren
  • Patent number: 11247222
    Abstract: A connection system between a head and a bottle of a trigger dispensing device includes a main skirt having a first flexible tab and a neck (2b) having a first sloping plane and a first pocket. The first flexible tab extends circumferentially from a first end to a second end, and the first end is joined to an annular wall by a closing wall. The system also provides for an auxiliary window obtained through the annular wall of the main skirt, and a rigid auxiliary tooth of the neck, suitable to snap into the auxiliary window.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 15, 2022
    Assignee: GUALA DISPENSING S.P.A.
    Inventor: Riccardo Alluigi
  • Patent number: 11241904
    Abstract: A retractable pen including a first barrel, an ink cartridge, a second barrel, a clamping component and a spring; a main body of the ink cartridge, the spring and the clamping component are all located inside the first barrel and the second barrel, the spring is wound on a portion, close to the nib, of the ink cartridge, and the nib in a portion of the ink cartridge can be extended and exposed out of the first barrel; a mounting portion, muff-coupled to the first barrel, is arranged on the clamping component, and the clamping component is rotatable with respect to the first barrel; when the first barrel is muff-coupled to the second barrel, a polygonal neck is formed on a surface where an outer surface of the clamping component comes into contact with the second barrel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 8, 2022
    Assignee: Hangzhou Bingqi Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Chengpeng Yu
  • Patent number: 11241705
    Abstract: A fluid measuring and dispensing device comprises a bottle engaging element having a bottom portion configured for removably sealably engaging the mouth of the bottle, a fluid container movably mounted on a top portion of a bottle engaging element and defining a fluid chamber, and a mist spray pump connected to the fluid container and having a fluid input port in fluid communication with the chamber. The fluid container is movable between a first position and a second position relative to the bottle engaging element. When the fluid container is in the first position, the chamber is sealed from the interior of the bottle. And when the fluid container is in the second position, at least one passageway extends throughout a bottom wall of the fluid container and throughout the bottle engaging element respectively, such that the chamber is in fluid communication with the interior of the bottle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 8, 2022
    Inventor: Jo-Anne Simard
  • Patent number: 11241135
    Abstract: A cleaner includes a nozzle assembly, a cleaner body coupled to the nozzle assembly, and a water cleaning device coupled to the nozzle assembly. The water cleaning device includes a water tank that is configured to hold a cloth and that defines a water storage area and an air hole, and a control device that is configured to open or close the air hole and that includes a movable member located outside of the water storage area and configured to move between a first position and a second position to open or close the air hole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 8, 2022
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Philjae Hwang, Mantae Hwang, Jungbae Hwang
  • Patent number: 11234563
    Abstract: A countertop foam dispenser has a spout made of a spout extension front housing and a spout extension rear housing. The spout includes a spout nozzle with a spout opening. A spout mounting shaft is mounted to the spout at a mounting shaft bracket. A mixer pump housing has a spout retainer latch. The mixer pump housing houses a mixer pump. The mixer pump includes a motor. A retainer notch is formed on the lower portion of the spout. The retainer notch is configured to engage the spout retainer latch. A bottle contains liquid soap. The bottle has a connection to the mixer pump housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 1, 2022
    Inventor: Peter Bai
  • Patent number: 11229283
    Abstract: A toothbrush includes a handle, a head at a distal end of the handle comprising a bristle plate, a hole extending through the bristle plate, a plurality of bristles at least partially disposed in the hole and extending from the hole in a direction away from the head, and a reservoir in fluid communication with the hole. Fluid in the reservoir enters the tuft holes and is wicked out of the head of the toothbrushes by capillaries formed between the bristles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 25, 2022
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Gerald Gontarz, Patrik Johansson, John Gatzemeyer, Douglas Hohlbein, Daniel Wainless, Brian Bloch, Najma Khan
  • Patent number: 11226224
    Abstract: A dual dispensing pack includes a dual dispensing pump head having a first pumping assembly and a second pumping assembly. The first pumping assembly is operatively coupleable to a first bottle and the second pumping assembly is operatively coupleable to a second bottle. The first pumping assembly includes a first piston, and the second pumping assembly includes a second piston. A stroke length of the first piston is the same as a stroke length of the second piston, and a volume dispensed by the first pump assembly is independently varied from a volume dispensed from the second pump assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 18, 2022
    Assignee: L'Oreal
    Inventor: Jason Fyfe
  • Patent number: 11225372
    Abstract: The present device dispenses product from a pressurized container. The device has a metered valve that dispenses a predetermined fixed quantity of product upon actuation. The metered valve can be configured by the customer with a spacer to affect the amount of product continually metered.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 18, 2022
    Assignee: Precision Valve Corporation
    Inventors: Ran Plaschkes, Kai Theo Bauer, Rainer Heetfeld