Patents by Inventor Charles Bradley Green

Charles Bradley Green 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: 20190272068
    Abstract: A control interface for controlling the operation of a dispensing device may be provided. The control interface may include a display screen for individually presenting each of multiple options that may be utilized for controlling various operations associated with the dispensing device. The control interface may further include a navigation control, in communication with the display screen, which may be utilized to individually navigate through each of the options on the display screen. The display screen may be actuated to select a displayed option that is associated with performing a dispensing device operation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2017
    Publication date: September 5, 2019
    Applicant: THE COCA-COLA COMPANY
    Inventors: David R. NEWMAN, Charles Bradley GREEN, J. Ryan EDER, Brandon EDER, Edward Michael GANDELMAN, Harlan Charles PEDEN, III, Matthew Edward O'KELLY, Kris TOMASSON
  • Patent number: 10399838
    Abstract: A dispenser system for providing variable carbonation can include a carbonated water source in communication with a carbonated water valve for controlling flow of carbonated water through the dispenser system; a still water source in communication with a still water valve for controlling flow of still water through the dispenser system; a nozzle in fluid communication with the carbonated water source and still water source; a processing device adapted to modulate the carbonated water and still water valves within a modulate cycle to achieve a ratio of carbonated to non-carbonated water; and a pour mechanism adapted to provide an input to the processing device to dispense the beverage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: THE COCA-COLA COMPANY
    Inventor: Charles Bradley Green
  • Patent number: 10351410
    Abstract: A dispenser system for providing variable carbonation can include a carbonated water source in communication with a carbonated water valve for controlling flow of carbonated water through the dispenser system; a still water source in communication with a still water valve for controlling flow of still water through the dispenser system; a nozzle in fluid communication with the carbonated water source and still water source; a processing device adapted to modulate the carbonated water and still water valves within a modulate cycle to achieve a ratio of carbonated to non-carbonated water; and a pour mechanism adapted to provide an input to the processing device to dispense the beverage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: THE COCA-COLA COMPANY
    Inventor: Charles Bradley Green
  • Publication number: 20190164237
    Abstract: A beverage dispensing system and method include a beverage dispensing device that has a processor and a memory accessible to the processor. The memory stores instructions that when executed by the processor implement a method that includes receiving a beverage selection, and comparing the beverage selection to predefined controls. The selected beverage is dispensed in response to the comparison.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 4, 2017
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Inventors: David R. NEWMAN, Charles Bradley GREEN
  • Publication number: 20170190554
    Abstract: The present application provides a dispensing nozzle for use with a flow of a diluent and a flow of a concentrate. The beverage dispenser may include an annular concentrate path of the flow of the concentrate and an annular diluent path surrounding at least in part the annular concentrate path for the flow of the diluent. The annular diluent path may include a shallow angle leading towards the flow of the concentrate such that the flow of the diluent and the flow of the concentrate mix in or downstream of the dispensing nozzle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2015
    Publication date: July 6, 2017
    Inventors: Kirk Walter DAHLBERG, Youlung CHEN, Charles Bradley GREEN, Josef KLUCIK, John MARTIN, Robert B. BROWNELL Jr., Cassilyn BAIR
  • Publication number: 20140263406
    Abstract: The present application provides a beverage dispenser for mixing a flow of concentrate, a flow of water, and a flow of gas. The beverage dispenser may include a carbonator with a water input in communication with the flow of water, a gas input in communication with the flow of gas, a carbonated water output, and a chilling reservoir in communication with the flow of water, and a dispensing nozzle in communication with the flow of concentrate and a flow of carbonated water from the carbonated water output of the carbonator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2014
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Applicant: The Coca-Cola Company
    Inventors: Charles Bradley Green, Arthur G. Rudick, Daniel S. Quartarone, Ian Stewart Fitzpatrick, Joanne Fleming, David Berardelli
  • Patent number: 8820214
    Abstract: A foamed beverage system for creating foamed beverages from a powder, a liquid, and air. The foamed beverage system may include a mixing chamber having a mixing zone and a pressurized zone. An impeller is positioned between the mixing zone and the pressurized zone. The powder and the liquid are added to the mixing chamber and the air is entrained within the mixture of the powder and the liquid within the pressurized zone.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2007
    Date of Patent: September 2, 2014
    Assignee: The Coca-Cola Company
    Inventors: Charles Bradley Green, Xinhua Chen, Carter Crittenden Bennett
  • Patent number: 8327754
    Abstract: A pod for holding an amount of mixable material. The pod may include a circular sidewall and a base. The base may include a number of apertures. A substantially stiff filter paper may be positioned about the base.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2005
    Date of Patent: December 11, 2012
    Assignee: The Coca-Cola Company
    Inventors: Jonathan Kirschner, Charles Bradley Green, Louis Joseph Heinsz
  • Patent number: 7987768
    Abstract: A dispensing system for injecting a fluid into a number of containers. The dispensing system may include a turret plate for holding the containers and an injection system positioned about the turret plate. The injection system may include a piston for contacting a container. The piston may include an injection surface in communication with an internal spring such that the internal spring forces the injection surface against the container.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2011
    Assignee: The Coca-Cola Company
    Inventors: Charles Bradley Green, Paul A. Phillips
  • Publication number: 20090242070
    Abstract: A dispensing system for injecting a fluid into a number of containers. The dispensing system may include a turret plate for holding the containers and an injection system positioned about the turret plate. The injection system may include a piston for contacting a container. The piston may include an injection surface in communication with an internal spring such that the internal spring forces the injection surface against the container.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2008
    Publication date: October 1, 2009
    Applicant: THE COCA-COLA COMPANY
    Inventors: Charles Bradley Green, Paul A. Phillips
  • Publication number: 20080166463
    Abstract: A foamed beverage system for creating foamed beverages from a powder, a liquid, and air. The foamed beverage system may include a mixing chamber having a mixing zone and a pressurized zone. An impeller is positioned between the mixing zone and the pressurized zone. The powder and the liquid are added to the mixing chamber and the air is entrained within the mixture of the powder and the liquid within the pressurized zone.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 4, 2007
    Publication date: July 10, 2008
    Applicant: THE COCA-COLA COMPANY
    Inventors: Charles Bradley Green, Xinhua Chen, Carter Crittenden Bennett
  • Publication number: 20080063772
    Abstract: A method of heating an amount of material positioned within a receptacle. The method may include heating a first volume of water to a predetermined temperature, pressurizing a first volume of steam to a predetermined pressure, releasing the first volume of steam towards the first volume of water so as to force the first volume of water into the receptacle, and heating the material within the receptacle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2006
    Publication date: March 13, 2008
    Applicant: THE COCA-COLA COMPANY
    Inventors: Jonathan Kirschner, Charles Bradley Green
  • Patent number: 7258062
    Abstract: A foamed milk system for creating foamed milk from a source of milk, a source of air, and a source of steam. The system may include a milk inlet system for pressurizing the milk, an air inlet system for pressurizing the air, a mixing area to mix the pressurized milk, the pressurized air, and the steam, and an expansion area to expand the mixture of the pressurized milk, the pressurized air, and the steam.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2003
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2007
    Assignee: The Coca-Cola Company
    Inventor: Charles Bradley Green
  • Patent number: 6948420
    Abstract: A container for holding ground coffee or tealeaves. The container may include a body and a lip extending from the body. The lip may include a top substantially flat surface and a width of no more than about 2.6 millimeters (about 0.1 inch).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2003
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2005
    Assignee: The Coca-Cola Company
    Inventors: Jonathan Kirschner, Charles Bradley Green, Michael Alan Masters
  • Publication number: 20040255790
    Abstract: A beverage system for brewing a beverage from a beverage material and a source of hot, pressurized water. The beverage system may include a cartridge with the beverage material therein. The cartridge may include a seal positioned about the beverage material. The beverage system also may include an injection system for injecting the hot, pressurized water into the cartridge so as to brew the beverage from the beverage material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2004
    Publication date: December 23, 2004
    Inventor: Charles Bradley Green
  • Patent number: 6786134
    Abstract: A beverage system for brewing a beverage from a beverage material and a source of hot, pressurized water. The beverage system may include a cartridge with the beverage material therein. The cartridge may include a seal positioned about the beverage material. The beverage system also may include an injection system for injecting the hot, pressurized water into the cartridge so as to brew the beverage from the beverage material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2002
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2004
    Assignee: The Coca-Cola Company
    Inventor: Charles Bradley Green
  • Publication number: 20040009281
    Abstract: A foamed milk system for creating foamed milk from a source of milk, a source of air, and a source of steam. The system may include a milk inlet system for pressurizing the milk, an air inlet system for pressurizing the air, a mixing area to mix the pressurized milk, the pressurized air, and the steam, and an expansion area to expand the mixture of the pressurized milk, the pressurized air, and the steam.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 8, 2003
    Publication date: January 15, 2004
    Inventor: Charles Bradley Green
  • Publication number: 20030145736
    Abstract: A beverage system for brewing a beverage from a beverage material and a source of hot, pressurized water. The beverage system may include a cartridge with the beverage material therein. The cartridge may include a seal positioned about the beverage material. The beverage system also may include an injection system for injecting the hot, pressurized water into the cartridge so as to brew the beverage from the beverage material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2002
    Publication date: August 7, 2003
    Inventor: Charles Bradley Green
  • Patent number: D743727
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2015
    Assignee: THE COCA-COLA COMPANY
    Inventors: Jae Ho Cha, Kris Tomasson, Charles Bradley Green, Simon Alan Daniel, Christopher Michael Weston
  • Patent number: D743728
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2015
    Assignee: THE COCA-COLA COMPANY
    Inventors: Kris Tomasson, Charles Bradley Green, Jae Ho Cha, Simon Alan Daniel, Christopher Michael Weston