Patents by Inventor Brendan John Foxlee

Brendan John Foxlee 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).

  • Publication number: 20200196397
    Abstract: An induction cooker has a temperature sensor mount that includes a reciprocating sensor holder and a flexible diaphragm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2020
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Applicant: BREVILLE PTY LIMITED
    Inventors: Richard Hoare, David Davenport, Vyvyan Rose, Brendan John Foxlee, Tibor Hegedis, Marian Silviu Rosian
  • Patent number: 10682010
    Abstract: A food cooking appliance such as a waffle maker, pizza maker or toaster uses a combination of sensor inputs and optional user preferences to determine an optimal cooking time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: BREVILLE PTY LIMITED
    Inventors: Richard Hoare, Brendan John Foxlee, Emma Craig, Vyvyan Rose, Ashley Marsh-Croft
  • Patent number: 10582573
    Abstract: An induction cooker has a temperature sensor mount that includes a reciprocating sensor holder and a flexible diaphragm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: BREVILLE PTY LIMITED
    Inventors: Richard Hoare, David Davenport, Vyvyan Rose, Brendan John Foxlee, Tibor Hegedis, Marian Silviu Rosian
  • Publication number: 20190261465
    Abstract: A cooktop appliance apparatus for use in cooking includes a controller for controlling operation of the fan system based on an average power level supplied to a heating system, and based on a temperature measure associated with the one or more subsystems. The appliance includes a hardware-implemented safety module comprising two or more temperature actuated safety circuits. The appliance includes a user interface adapted to receive a user input with respect to operating parameters of the heating system, the user input including a heating control mode and a set temperature. The appliance includes a controller adapted to identify a cooking vessel on an induction cooktop.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 29, 2019
    Publication date: August 22, 2019
    Applicant: BREVILLE PTY LIMITED
    Inventors: Lichan Meng, Andrew Callum Richardson, Richard Hoare, Brendan John Foxlee, Vyvyan Rose, David Davenport, Tibor Hegedis
  • Patent number: 10278238
    Abstract: A cooktop appliance apparatus for use in cooking. The appliance including a controller for controlling operation of the fan system based on an average power level supplied to a heating system, and based on a temperature measure associated with the one or more subsystems. The appliance including a hardware-implemented safety module comprising two or more temperature actuated safety circuits. The appliance including a user interface adapted to receive a user input with respect to operating parameters of the heating system, the user input including a heating control mode and a set temperature. The appliance including a controller adapted to identify a cooking vessel on an induction cooktop.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: BREVILLE PTY LIMITED
    Inventors: Lichan Meng, Marian Silviu Rosian, Richard Hoare, Brendan John Foxlee, Vyvyan Rose, David Davenport, Tibor Hegedis
  • Publication number: 20170339751
    Abstract: A cooktop appliance apparatus for use in cooking. The appliance including a controller for controlling operation of the fan system based on an average power level supplied to a heating system, and based on a temperature measure associated with the one or more subsystems. The appliance including a hardware-implemented safety module comprising two or more temperature actuated safety circuits. The appliance including a user interface adapted to receive a user input with respect to operating parameters of the heating system, the user input including a heating control mode and a set temperature. The appliance including a controller adapted to identify a cooking vessel on an induction cooktop.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2015
    Publication date: November 23, 2017
    Inventors: Lichan Meng, Marian Silviu Rosian, Richard Hoare, Brendan John Foxlee, Vyvyan Rose, David Davenport, Tibor Hegedis
  • Patent number: 9750372
    Abstract: A jug body having a through opening for receiving a blade assembly, the opening extending through a hub formed on an underside of the jug; the blade assembly having a bearing case within which is mounted bearings for supporting a shaft; the bearing case having a flange at one end and having threads at an opposite end, the threads protruding from a lower surface of the hub; the threads cooperating with a threaded nut that draws the flange into engagement with the jug; the lower surface of the hub and the nut being capped by a cover through which protrudes the shaft; a lower end of the shaft having attached to it, a coupling.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 5, 2017
    Assignee: Breville Pty Limited
    Inventors: Brendan John Foxlee, Khon Thai
  • Publication number: 20170142780
    Abstract: An induction cooker has a temperature sensor mount that includes a reciprocating sensor holder and a flexible diaphragm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 23, 2015
    Publication date: May 18, 2017
    Inventors: Richard Hoare, David Davenport, Vyvyan Rose, Brendan John Foxlee, Tibor Hegedis, Marian Silviu Rosian
  • Patent number: 9603488
    Abstract: A blade and bearing assembly for a jug having a lower aperture defined by a throat. The assembly comprising: a head element and a base element; a shaft being rotatable mounted within the assembly, the shaft passing though the head element for receiving a blade element; wherein, in use, the head element and the base element are brought into clamping engagement with respect to the jug for retaining the assembly in the throat of the jug.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 28, 2017
    Assignee: BREVILLE PTY LIMITED
    Inventors: Greg Upston, Brendan John Foxlee
  • Patent number: 9603477
    Abstract: A sous vide device and method for cooking food. The device including: a reservoir for retaining water; a user interface having one or more user input elements and a display element; a heating element for heating water in the reservoir; a temperature sensor element for providing a temperature signal indicative of water temperature in the reservoir; and a processor module, the processor module being coupled to the user interface for receiving user inputs; the processor module being coupled to the temperature sensor element for receiving the temperature signal; the processor module enables control of the heating element for regulating the temperature of water in the reservoir.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 28, 2017
    Assignee: Breville Pty Limited
    Inventors: Richard Hoare, Brendan John Foxlee, Vyvyan Rose, Garth Ryan, Pierce James Barnard
  • Publication number: 20150257574
    Abstract: A sous vide device and method for cooking food. The device including: a reservoir for retaining water; a user interface having one or more user input elements and a display element; a heating element for heating water in the reservoir; a temperature sensor element for providing a temperature signal indicative of water temperature in the reservoir; and a processor module, the processor module being coupled to the user interface for receiving user inputs; the processor module being coupled to the temperature sensor element for receiving the temperature signal; the processor module enables control of the heating element for regulating the temperature of water in the reservoir.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2013
    Publication date: September 17, 2015
    Inventors: Richard Hoare, Brendan John Foxlee, Vyvyan Rose, Garth Ryan, Pierce James Barnard
  • Publication number: 20150230659
    Abstract: A food cooking appliance such as a waffle maker, pizza maker or toaster uses a combination of sensor inputs and optional user preferences to determine an optimal cooking time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 16, 2013
    Publication date: August 20, 2015
    Inventors: Richard Hoare, Brendan John Foxlee, Emma Craig, Vyvyan Rose, Ashley Marsh-Croft
  • Publication number: 20150023130
    Abstract: A jug body having a through opening for receiving a blade assembly, the opening extending through a hub formed on an underside of the jug; the blade assembly having a bearing case within which is mounted bearings for supporting a shaft; the bearing case having a flange at one end and having threads at an opposite end, the threads protruding from a lower surface of the hub; the threads cooperating with a threaded nut that draws the flange into engagement with the jug; the lower surface of the hub and the nut being capped by a cover through which protrudes the shaft; a lower end of the shaft having attached to it, a coupling.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 17, 2013
    Publication date: January 22, 2015
    Applicant: BREVILLE PLY LIMITED
    Inventors: Brendan John Foxlee, Khon Thai
  • Publication number: 20140239107
    Abstract: A blade and bearing assembly for a jug having a lower aperture defined by a throat. The assembly comprising: a head element and a base element; a shaft being rotatable mounted within the assembly, the shaft passing though the head element for receiving a blade element; wherein, in use, the head element and the base element are brought into clamping engagement with respect to the jug for retaining the assembly in the throat of the jug.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2012
    Publication date: August 28, 2014
    Applicant: Breville Pty Limited
    Inventors: Greg Upston, Brendan John Foxlee