Patents by Inventor Carlos Hernan Marina

Carlos Hernan Marina 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: 20170354289
    Abstract: Apparatuses related to a beverage system. The system includes a piercing apparatus that includes an inner ring composed of a rigid material and an outer ring composed of a flexible material that encompasses the inner ring. The outer ring has an upper portion disposed above the inner ring that has a greater range of motion than the outer ring that encompasses the inner ring. The piercing apparatus further includes a piercer composed of a rigid material that is connected to the inner ring by a plurality of arms that radially extend from the piercer to the inner ring. The plurality of arms define a plurality of openings between the arms. The outer ring includes a protrusion that circumferentially protrudes outward from an outer surface of the outer ring.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2016
    Publication date: December 14, 2017
    Inventors: Carlos Hernan MARINA, Dario Federico STANZIANO, Hernán Javier GIORGI, Tomás ÁGUILA
  • Patent number: 9708109
    Abstract: A beverage dispensing system comprises a container, an attachment mechanism, and a cartridge. The container may hold a mixing solution or liquid, such as water, to be mixed with the contents of the cartridge. The attachment mechanism is generally located within the container. The cartridge generally engages with the attachment mechanism to open the cartridge to be dispensed into the container, thereby combining the contents of the cartridge with the liquid within the container to create a drinkable beverage. The cartridge may include a unique identifier to track a set of beverage characteristics associated with the contents of the cartridge and the beverage. The container may capture the unique identifier of the cartridge associated with the set of beverage characteristics and transfer the set of beverage characteristics over a wireless network to a computing device or network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 18, 2017
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Carlos Hernan Marina, Ricardo Ruiz de Gopegui, Agnete Enga, Vincent Faivre d'Arcier, Tim Connelly, Jonathan Cedar, Tucker H. Fort
  • Publication number: 20170183146
    Abstract: A beverage dispensing system comprises a container, an attachment mechanism, and a cartridge. The container may hold a mixing solution or liquid, such as water, to be mixed with the contents of the cartridge. The attachment mechanism is generally located within the container. The cartridge generally engages with the attachment mechanism to open the cartridge to be dispensed into the container, thereby combining the contents of the cartridge with the liquid within the container to create a drinkable beverage. The cartridge may include a unique identifier to track a set of beverage characteristics associated with the contents of the cartridge and the beverage. The container may capture the unique identifier of the cartridge associated with the set of beverage characteristics and transfer the set of beverage characteristics over a wireless network to a computing device or network.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 17, 2017
    Publication date: June 29, 2017
    Inventors: Carlos Hernan MARINA, Ricardo ARIAS, Miriam CLOQUELL GONZALES, Marc LITE FRANCISCO, Anton PINYOL ESCARDO
  • Publication number: 20170121047
    Abstract: A container is provided with a cylindrical sidewall. A top flange projects from the cylindrical sidewall in a first direction by a first distance. A bottom flange projects from the sidewall in the first direction by a second distance that is less than the first distance. The top flange and the bottom flange extend circumferentially around the sidewall. A gap is formed between the top flange and the bottom flange.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 27, 2016
    Publication date: May 4, 2017
    Inventors: Carlos Hernan MARINA, Sameer Kirti TALSANIA, Jean-Claude BAUMGARTNER, Eric Jay BRUNELLA, Thierry Jean Robert FABOZZI, Tucker H. FORT, Dana Marie LASHAWAY, Wayne Allen POSEY, Morris Elijah WORDEN, IV
  • Patent number: 9272827
    Abstract: A beverage dispensing system comprises a container, an attachment mechanism, and a cartridge. The container may hold a mixing solution or liquid, such as water, to be mixed with the contents of the cartridge. The attachment mechanism is generally located within the container. The cartridge generally engages with the attachment mechanism to open the cartridge to be dispensed into the container, thereby combining the contents of the cartridge with the liquid within the container to create a drinkable beverage. The cartridge may include a unique identifier to track a set of beverage characteristics associated with the contents of the cartridge and the beverage. The container may capture the unique identifier of the cartridge associated with the set of beverage characteristics and transfer the set of beverage characteristics over a wireless network to a computing device or network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2016
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Carlos Hernan Marina, Ricardo Arias, Miriam Cloquell Gonzalez, Anton Pinyol Escardo, Marc Lite Francisco
  • Patent number: 9260284
    Abstract: A beverage dispensing system comprises a container, an attachment mechanism, and a cartridge. The container may hold a mixing solution or liquid, such as water, to be mixed with the contents of the cartridge. The attachment mechanism is generally located within the container. The attachment mechanism may comprise an engagement assembly, a piercing portion, and a valve assembly. The engagement assembly may generally receive the cartridge within the attachment mechanism. The piercing portion may generally pierce the cartridge, thereby releasing the contents of the cartridge into the container. The valve assembly may generally open upon engagement of the cartridge with the attachment mechanism. The cartridge generally engages with the attachment mechanism to open the cartridge to be dispensed into the container, thereby combining the contents of the cartridge with the liquid within the container to create a drinkable beverage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2016
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Carlos Hernan Marina, Ricardo Ruiz de Gopegui, Agnete Enga, Vincent Faivre d'Arcier, Tim Connelly, Jonathan Cedar, Tucker Fort
  • Patent number: D750487
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2016
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Carlos Hernan Marina, Tucker Hamilton Fort, Morris Elijah Worden, IV, Joey Miguel Zeledón
  • Patent number: D760540
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2016
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Carlos Hernan Marina, Tucker Hamilton Fort, Morris Elijah Worden, IV, Joey Miguel Zeledón
  • Patent number: D764232
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2016
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Carlos Hernan Marina, Tucker Hamilton Fort, Morris Elijah Worden, IV, Joey Miguel Zeledón
  • Patent number: D768484
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2016
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Carlos Hernan Marina, Tucker Hamilton Fort, Morris Elijah Worden, IV, Joey Miguel Zeledón
  • Patent number: D803060
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2017
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Carlos Hernan Marina, Tucker H. Fort, Joey Miguel Zeledon, Morris Elijah Worden, IV
  • Patent number: D803064
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2017
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Carlos Hernan Marina, Dario Federico Stanziano, Hernán Javier Giorgi, Tomás Águila
  • Patent number: D808812
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2018
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Sameer Kirti Talsania, Drew Alexander Read Palin, Sean Joseph Huls, Xavi Cortadellas, Brandon Scott Rhodes, Carlos Hernan Marina, Matthew Schmunk, John Lester Ostby, Tucker H. Fort, Joey Miguel Zeledon, Elijah Morris Worden, IV, Wayne Allen Posey, Eric Jay Brunella, Bruce Joseph Ankenbrandt
  • Patent number: D815942
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 24, 2018
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Carlos Hernan Marina, Hernan Javier Giorgi, Dario Federico Stanziano
  • Patent number: D824722
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2018
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Carlos Hernan Marina, Tucker Hamilton Fort, Morris Elijah Worden, IV, Joey Miguel Zeledon
  • Patent number: D840223
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2019
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Carlos Hernan Marina, Hernán Javier Giorgi, Dario Federico Stanziano
  • Patent number: D842110
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Carlos Hernan Marina, Tucker H. Fort, Joey Miguel Zeledon, Morris Elijah Worden, IV
  • Patent number: D843220
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Sameer Kirti Talsania, Drew Alexander Read Palin, Sean Joseph Huls, Xavi Cortadellas, Brandon Scott Rhodes, Carlos Hernan Marina, Matthew Schmunk, John Lester Ostby, Tucker H. Fort, Joey Miguel Zeledon, Elijah Morris Worden, IV, Wayne Allen Posey, Eric Jay Brunella, Bruce Joseph Ankenbrandt
  • Patent number: D858289
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Sameer Kirti Talsania, Drew Alexander Read Palin, Sean Joseph Huls, Xavi Cortadellas, Brandon Scott Rhodes, Carlos Hernan Marina, Matthew Schmunk, John Lester Ostby, Tucker H. Fort, Joey Miguel Zeledon, Elijah Morris Worden, IV, Wayne Allen Posey, Eric Jay Brunella, Bruce Joseph Ankenbrandt
  • Patent number: D871832
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Carlos Hernan Marina, Dario Federico Stanziano, Hernán Javier Giorgi, Tomás Águila