Patents by Inventor Bonnie Adams

Bonnie Adams has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 9333734
    Abstract: A method is presented for making releasable transfer film suitable to provide a metalized embossed composite onto a paper substrate without a release layer between the composite and a polymeric carrier layer. The transfer film includes a polymeric base layer, an embossing material layer and a metal layer. The transfer film is bonded to the paper substrate with an adhesive layer allowing the polymeric barrier layer to peel away from and to expose the metal-backed, embossing material layer. The substrate covered with the metalized embossed composite can be used to impart holographic style images to packaging, printed media products such as magazines.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2016
    Assignee: TORAY PLASTICS (AMERICA), INC.
    Inventors: John Fitch, Tracy Paolilli, Scott Narkevicius, Bonnie Adams
  • Publication number: 20150000832
    Abstract: A method is presented for making releasable transfer film suitable to provide a metalized embossed composite onto a paper substrate without a release layer between the composite and a polymeric carrier layer. The transfer film includes a polymeric base layer, an embossing material layer and a metal layer. The transfer film is bonded to the paper substrate with an adhesive layer allowing the polymeric barrier layer to peel away from and to expose the metal-backed, embossing material layer. The substrate covered with the metalized embossed composite can be used to impart holographic style images to packaging, printed media products such as magazines.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2014
    Publication date: January 1, 2015
    Applicant: TORAY PLASTICS (AMERICA), INC.
    Inventors: John Fitch, Tracy Paolilli, Scott Narkevicius, Bonnie Adams
  • Patent number: 8852719
    Abstract: A releasable transfer film is suitable to provide a metalized embossed composite onto a paper substrate without a release layer between the composite and a polymeric carrier layer. The transfer film includes a polymeric base layer, an embossing material layer and a metal layer. The transfer film is bonded to the paper substrate with an adhesive layer allowing the polymeric barrier layer to peel away from and to expose the metal-backed, embossing material layer. The substrate covered with the metalized embossed composite can be used to impart holographic style images to packaging, printed media products such as magazines.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 7, 2014
    Assignee: Toray Plastics (America), Inc.
    Inventors: John Fitch, Tracy Paolilli, Scott Narkevicius, Bonnie Adams
  • Publication number: 20110317269
    Abstract: A releasable transfer film is suitable to provide a metalized embossed composite onto a paper substrate without a release layer between the composite and a polymeric carrier layer. The transfer film includes a polymeric base layer, an embossing material layer and a metal layer. The transfer film is bonded to the paper substrate with an adhesive layer allowing the polymeric barrier layer to peel away from and to expose the metal-backed, embossing material layer. The substrate covered with the metalized embossed composite can be used to impart holographic style images to packaging, printed media products such as magazines.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 31, 2010
    Publication date: December 29, 2011
    Applicant: TORAY PLASTICS (AMERICA) INC.
    Inventors: Tracy Paolilli, John Fitch, Bonnie Adams, Scott Narkevicius
  • Patent number: 7815996
    Abstract: A polyester film that possesses both reduced gloss and reduced haze is achieved. The film includes at least one sub layer including talc and at least one core layer. The surface layer has a lower melting point temperature than the core layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2006
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2010
    Assignee: Toray Plastics (America), Inc.
    Inventors: Nao Yokota, Doug Bower, Steven Sargeant, Bonnie Adams, Yijun Ye
  • Publication number: 20070110959
    Abstract: A polyester film that possesses both reduced gloss and reduced haze is achieved. The film includes at least one sub layer including talc and at least one core layer. The surface layer has a lower melting point temperature than the core layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 8, 2006
    Publication date: May 17, 2007
    Applicant: Toray Plastics (America), Inc.
    Inventors: Nao Yokota, Doug Bower, Steven Sargeant, Bonnie Adams, Yijun Ye
  • Publication number: 20070004299
    Abstract: Described are barrier films that include a modified polyvinyl alcohol/polyvinyl amine coating resin. The barrier films exhibit a combination of good oxygen barrier properties, moisture resistance and adhesion properties characteristics.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2006
    Publication date: January 4, 2007
    Applicant: TORAY PLASTICS (AMERICA), INC. LUMIRROR DIVISION
    Inventors: John Fitch, Steven Sargeant, Gianfranco Chicarella, Bonnie Adams
  • Publication number: 20040229033
    Abstract: A directly embossable, coated polyethyleneterephthalate film including a dry, uniaxially oriented PET film, and a coating applied to the PET film, wherein the coating and the PET film have as a composite been transversely stretched, the coating resin being capable of impregnating the PET surface on drawing, rendering the film surface susceptible to embossing under pressure and the coating having low heat sealability and a method of producing a coated, directly embossable polyethyleneterephthalate film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 19, 2004
    Publication date: November 18, 2004
    Applicant: Toray Plastics (America), Inc. a corporation of Rhode Island
    Inventors: John Fitch, Jan Moritz, Gianfranco Chicarella, Yuji Shimizu, Yasuo Nishigaka, Bonnie Adams, Michael G. Fatica, Steven J. Sargeant
  • Patent number: 6761958
    Abstract: A directly embossable, coated polyethyleneterephthalate film including a dry, uniaxially oriented PET film, and a coating applied to the PET film, wherein the coating and the PET film have as a composite been transversely stretched, the coating resin being capable of impregnating the PET surface on drawing, rendering the film surface susceptible to embossing under pressure and the coating having low heat sealability and a method of producing a coated, directly embossable polyethyleneterephthalate film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2002
    Date of Patent: July 13, 2004
    Assignee: Toray Plastics (America), Inc.
    Inventors: John Fitch, Jan Moritz, Gianfranco Chicarella, Jr., Yuji Shimizu, Yasuo Nishigaki, Bonnie Adams, Michael G. Fatica, Steven J. Sargeant
  • Publication number: 20030108756
    Abstract: A directly embossable, coated polyethyleneterephthalate film including a dry, uniaxially oriented PET film, and a coating applied to the PET film, wherein the coating and the PET film have as a composite been transversely stretched, the coating resin being capable of impregnating the PET surface on drawing, rendering the film surface susceptible to embossing under pressure and the coating having low heat sealability and a method of producing a coated, directly embossable polyethyleneterephthalate film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2002
    Publication date: June 12, 2003
    Applicant: Toray Plastics (America), Inc.
    Inventors: John Fitch, Jan Moritz, Gianfranco Chicarella, Yuji Shimizu, Yasuo Nishigaki, Bonnie Adams, Michael G. Fatica, Steven J. Sargeant