Patents Examined by Steven A. Reynolds
  • Patent number: 11970317
    Abstract: A carton includes a tray having at least one locking tab; and a sleeve having an inner wall having indentations, in which the tray and the sleeve are shaped and sized to enable the tray to move within the sleeve. Then at least one locking tab is configured to engage at least one of the indentations to allow the tray to move in a first direction relative to the sleeve and provide a resistance to discourage the tray from moving in a second direction opposite the first direction relative to the sleeve.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2024
    Assignee: Hub Folding Box Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Zane Peterson, David Kamyk
  • Patent number: 11970326
    Abstract: A paperboard protective corner and a method for manufacturing a paperboard protective corner, the paperboard protective corner comprising: a corner body made of a single paperboard sheet comprising first and second side edges, the single paperboard sheet being folded onto itself to form the paperboard protective corner, the single paperboard sheet including a plurality of folds, both the first and second side edges being received in a corresponding fold so as to be unexposed to an exterior of the paperboard protective corner.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2023
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2024
    Assignee: ABZAC CANADA INC.
    Inventor: Pierre-Michel D'Anglade
  • Patent number: 11964796
    Abstract: A structure (4) for the packaging of containers for pharmaceutical use (8) comprising: a support plane (20) fitted with a plurality of seats (24,48) for housing containers for pharmaceutical use (8), the seats (24,48) having main extension axes (X-X), parallel to each other, the seats (24,48) being delimited by side walls (32) extending from a lower end (36) to an upper end (40), said upper end (40) facing and being configured to receive in abutment a collar (44) of an associable container (8) for pharmaceutical use. The perimeter seats (48), arranged externally along a perimeter edge (52) of the support plane (20), have, at the lower end (36), at least one guide or chamfer (56) diverging as it moves away from the lower end (36), opposite the upper end (40).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2024
    Assignee: Nuova Ompi S.r.l.
    Inventors: Diego Mason, Gianpaolo Bertolin
  • Patent number: 11965541
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a latch mechanism configured to secure two bodies together by simply placing one body on top of the other and applying moderate downward pressure to the top body. The latch mechanism includes a housing and a latch partially disposed within the housing. The latch includes a main body, and a primary hook and an opposing secondary hook both extending from the main body. The latch is configured to be rotatable between a first position and a second position. In the first position, the primary hook is not obscured by the housing. In the second position, the primary hook is substantially obscured by the housing. The latch mechanism also includes a bias configured to bias the latch toward its first position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2024
    Assignee: The Stanley Works Israel Ltd.
    Inventors: Danny Baruch, Lev Adin
  • Patent number: 11952205
    Abstract: A panel transfer tray according to an embodiment includes an accommodation part which accommodates a target panel, a protrusion protruding upward direction from an upper edge of the accommodation part, and a first movement prevention member disposed at one side of the accommodation part and disposed adjacent to the protrusion, and the first movement prevention member has a stair shape of which a planar area gradually decreases along the upward direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hyongdo Choi, Sunghee Lee, Myung-Seok Kwon, Deok-Hwan Kim, Sung-Jun Kim, Yun-Tae Kim, Jinseok Kim, Hasook Kim
  • Patent number: 11950939
    Abstract: A sanitary medical surface device is provided having a first portion with a first outer surface and a first inner surface. The first inner surface may have a first work surface and the second inner surface may have a second work surface. The device may further utilize a first channel depression formed into the first inner surface such that the first channel depression may be disposed along first perimeter edges of the first work surface. The device may utilize a first raised lip disposed along third perimeter edges of the first inner surface along with one or more stabilization structures disposed upon the first outer surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Inventor: Lisa Lee-Gardner
  • Patent number: 11945629
    Abstract: A child-proof container including a storage having a lateral wall, a closure system of the storage, a first coupling portion carried by the closure system, a second coupling portion carried by the storage and configured for cooperating with said first coupling portion for locking the container in a closed condition. The second coupling portion includes a tab from the lateral wall of the storage. The container includes a spacer interposed between the tab of the second coupling portion and the lateral wall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: I.G.B. S.R.L.
    Inventors: Michel Bressan, Alberto Gandolla, Alessio Bressan
  • Patent number: 11945645
    Abstract: A bicycle transport packaging which is in particular suitable for shipping bicycles includes a base body. The base body having four sides arranged all around. Two mutually opposite sides, i.e. an upper side and a lower side of the base body are open. For transport purposes, they are respectively closed by a separate cover element and a separate bottom element. According to the invention, in the area of the cover element a reinforcing element extending in particular over the overall length and width of the cover opening is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: Canyon Bicycles GmbH
    Inventors: Yll Gashi, Chris Kurzer
  • Patent number: 11938613
    Abstract: A modular magnetic strip holder 10 is assembled from a plurality of individual magnetic holder units 12 into an elongated strip holder configuration for securely holding various types of tools, utensils and other items. Various configurations of connectors may be utilized to assemble together in end-to-end relationship any number of individual magnetic holder units 12 so as to form an elongated strip holder of a desired length, while also enabling the magnetic strip holder 10 to be disassembled if desired.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Inventor: Jonathan Hurley
  • Patent number: 11938669
    Abstract: A blow molded container is provided. The container includes a neck having a neck finish and a transverse rim that defines an opening. A closure is provided that is engageable with the neck such that the rim is movable relative to the neck to define one or more vents configured for passage of a gas. In some embodiments, methods of use and manufacturing containers are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: Ring Container Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Matthew James Danhof, Scott James Glassbrook
  • Patent number: 11939130
    Abstract: The present disclosure may provide a package assembly for packaging an object. The package assembly may include a bottom panel, at least one group of side panels, a left panel, a right panel, and at least one fastener. The at least one fastener may correspond to the at least one group of side panels respectively. For each of the at least one fastener, the fastener may be fixedly connected to a portion of a corresponding group of side panels. The portion of the group of side panels can be folded inwardly to make the fastener contact with an object placed on the bottom panel. The left side panel and the right side panel can be folded outwardly to fasten the fastener such that the object is fixed on the bottom panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: ZHEJIANG DAHUA TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Qiujia Fu, Yikun Liang
  • Patent number: 11937955
    Abstract: An intermittent catheter package including a plurality of components and a catheterization tray configured to facilitate a catheterization procedure. The plurality of components include a urinary catheter fluidly connected to a urine-drainage bag and a sampling-port access device configured to fluidly connect to a urine-sampling port of the urinary catheter or the urine-drainage bag for aseptic collection of one or more urine samples. The catheterization tray includes at least a first compartment, a second compartment, and a third compartment configured to hold the plurality of components. The first compartment is configured to hold the urinary catheter. The second compartment is connected to the first compartment by an intercompartment connection. The second compartment is configured to hold the urine-drainage bag. The third compartment is configured to hold the sampling-port access device. Step-by-step instructions are incorporated into the catheterization tray to facilitate the catheterization procedure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: C. R. Bard, Inc.
    Inventors: Tracey E. Knapp, Eric A. Rehm, Nick Austerman, Sarah Skelton, Caroline Bunn, Robert M. Hine, Brandt Davis
  • Patent number: 11940204
    Abstract: A modular box assembly includes a box defining a box cavity within the box, the box further defining a top end and a bottom end, the top end defining a box opening connected to the box cavity, the box including a side panel extending from the top end to the bottom end; a shoulder attached to the side panel, the shoulder extending inward from the side panel and into the box cavity, the shoulder including a first sub-shoulder and a second sub-shoulder, the first sub-shoulder, the second sub-shoulder, and the side panel defining a shoulder channel; and an inner box disposed in the box cavity, the inner box including a channel tab, the channel tab frictionally engaging the shoulder channel to secure and suspend the inner box within the box cavity between the top end and the bottom end.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: Pratt Retail Specialties, LLC
    Inventors: Jamie Waltermire, Paul Ott, Greg Sollie
  • Patent number: 11932449
    Abstract: An arrangement includes a holding device for holding primary packaging containers. The holding device includes: a secondary packaging container which is designed and arranged for accommodating the primary packaging containers; holding elements of a first kind arranged in the secondary packaging container, each holding element of the first kind is designed and arranged to detachably hold a primary packaging container by contacting the primary packaging container at a first longitudinal position of the primary packaging container; and holding elements of a further kind arranged in the secondary packaging container. For each holding element of the first kind, a holding element of the further kind is designed and arranged to restrict a movement of the primary packaging container, which is held by the holding element of the first kind, in a lateral direction of the primary packaging container at a further longitudinal position of the primary packaging container.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: SCHOTT Pharma Schweiz AG
    Inventor: Mustafa Kücük
  • Patent number: 11931125
    Abstract: Medical device kits for use in placing, maintaining, altering, and/or removing medical devices in, on, and/or from the body of a patient are disclosed. Such medical device kits can include one or more wrap assemblies for use in the placement/maintenance procedure. In accordance with present embodiments, the one or more wrap assemblies of the medical device kit can include various features to assist the clinician performing the particular procedure. In one embodiment, a medical wrap assembly is disclosed, comprising a foldable wrap body that includes a front surface, wherein the front surface is configured to define a sterile field. A plurality of pockets is included on the front surface of the wrap body. The pockets are configured to contain therein a plurality of medical components. The medical components are arranged in the pockets in a predetermined order of use for the medical procedure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: C. R. Bard, Inc.
    Inventors: Thomas Johnson, Matt Loui, Glade H. Howell, Jennifer Stryker
  • Patent number: 11932468
    Abstract: A consumer product that includes a detergent product and a container, the container including a box, a lid for the box, and a lock to maintain the lid in a closed position, the box comprising the detergent product, and the lock having an actuator moveable from a locking position to an opening position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Paulus Antonius Augustinus Hoefte, Clara Sophie Lea Ng Pakleung, Joost Peter Leflere, Robby Renilde Francois Keuleers
  • Patent number: 11926456
    Abstract: A reconfigurable container-closure system is comprised of first (10) and second containers (110) and first (12) and second closures (112). The container-closure system can assume either of two configurations. The first configuration means that the first closure (12) is secured to the first container (10), and the second closure (112) is secured to the second container (110). Also, an orifice reducer, cartridge and piston are all attached to the second closure (112), and two products are separated. Second configuration means that the second closure (112) is secured to the first container (10), and the first closure (12) is secured to the second container (110). Also, the orifice reducer, cartridge and piston are all attached to the first container (10), and two products are allowed to mix and be dispensed. The transfer is accomplished by a user who simply screws the second closure (112) onto the first container (10).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2024
    Assignee: ELC Management LLC
    Inventor: Yun Chen
  • Patent number: 11925490
    Abstract: To provide a packaged medical device in which a medical device in a container is stably fixed and which can be easily opened. Specifically, provided is a packaged medical device comprising a container having an opening portion and a flange portion formed to extend outward in a peripheral portion of the opening portion, a medical device housed inside the container, and a lid member having a gas impermeable film and peelably heat-sealed to the flange portion, in which the inside of the container is set to a negative pressure to the atmospheric pressure so that the medical device is pressed by the lid member and the peel strength to the flange portion of the lid member is 2 to 50 N/in.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2024
    Assignee: DAIKYO SEIKO, LTD.
    Inventor: Takayuki Yoshida
  • Patent number: 11919697
    Abstract: An air cushioning material includes: a first module including a first air cell containing air, a second air cell containing air, and a first belt-like part connecting the first air cell and the second air cell to each other; a second module including a third air cell containing air, a fourth air cell containing air, and a second belt-like part connecting the third air cell and the fourth air cell to each other; a coupling part that couples a part of the second air cell and a part of the fourth air cell in a second direction, where a direction from the second air cell toward the first air cell and a direction from the fourth air cell toward the third air cell are defined as a first direction, and a direction intersecting the first direction is defined as the second direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2024
    Assignee: KONICA MINOLTA, INC.
    Inventors: Tomoaki Ito, Yuichi Ando, Masato Shimokawara, Hiroaki Takada, Tsuyoshi Tamaru, Masato Shinomura
  • Patent number: 11912474
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a box insert and a box system that uses said box insert. The box insert may have an insert bottom and four insert side walls extending from the insert bottom. A flap may extend from each insert side wall. Each flap may have a first panel connected to its respective insert side wall by a first score line, a second panel connected to the first panel by a second score line, and a third panel connected to the second panel by a second score line. The box insert may be configured inside of a box whereby one of the score lines of each flap is folded over a box edge to suspend the box insert inside of the box. A box lid may be configured over the box insert to help secure the box insert to the box.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2024
    Inventor: Philip Dowden