Patents by Inventor Christoph Becke

Christoph Becke 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: 20220053614
    Abstract: A PEF cooking appliance includes a PEF generator, and a carrier configured to receive a storage container for food. The carrier includes at least two PEF electrodes spaced apart to enable insertion of the storage container there between. At least one the PEF electrodes is connected to the PEF generator. The carrier is embodied as a drawer with a top cover pivotably attached thereto The drawer includes a base, with one of the two PEF electrodes being integrated into the base of the drawer and another one of the two PEF electrodes being integrated into the cover of the drawer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2019
    Publication date: February 17, 2022
    Inventors: Christoph Becke, Christian Hafer, Uwe Has, Barbara Heikel, Arnulf Himmel, Bernhard Koch, Florian Michl, Manfred Steinbacher, Edith Wrehde, Felicitas Ziegler
  • Publication number: 20210172608
    Abstract: A pan support according to the invention for a gas stove comprises a support structure for a pan having a support surface for the pan, a chamber for a gas, in particular for an inflammable combustion mixture, the chamber being arranged in the interior of the support structure. Gas outlet openings are provided at the support structure and have a fluid connection to the chamber. The chamber has a circumferential geometry when looking from above.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 8, 2019
    Publication date: June 10, 2021
    Inventors: Luis Acosta Herrero, Boris Angele, Christoph Becke, Julia Ehrensberger, Melca Gutierrez Humara, Christian Hoisl, Alberto Lopez Ortiz, Luis Antonio Palacios Valdueza, Emilio Placer Maruri
  • Publication number: 20210112637
    Abstract: A hob apparatus, in particular an induction hob apparatus includes a hob panel, a heating element, a light supply unit arranged at least in part on a side of the heating element remote from the hob panel and supplying light in at least one operating condition, and a waveguide unit transporting in the operating condition light from the light supply unit to a side of the heating element facing the hob panel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2018
    Publication date: April 15, 2021
    Inventor: Christoph Becke
  • Patent number: 10605517
    Abstract: A refrigeration appliance includes a refrigerated inner space and a refrigeration appliance door for closing the refrigerated inner space. The refrigeration appliance door includes a dispenser area with a drink dispenser device on an exterior of the refrigeration appliance door. The refrigeration appliance door has a dispenser door and the dispenser door is constructed to close the dispenser area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: BSH hausgeraete GmbH
    Inventors: Max Eicher, Christoph Becke, Christine Hartwein, Boris Angele
  • Patent number: 10415709
    Abstract: A refrigeration appliance, in particular domestic refrigeration appliance, has a heat-insulating housing, which surrounds a storage compartment for refrigerated goods and has at least one passage between the storage compartment and a dispenser recess disposed outside of the heat-insulating housing. A container-valve assembly is detachably installed in the storage compartment and projects through the passage. A cover for closing the dispenser recess is articulated at the housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: BSH Hausgeraete GmbH
    Inventors: Max Eicher, Christoph Becke, Christine Hartwein, Boris Angele
  • Patent number: 10317130
    Abstract: A refrigeration appliance includes a body having a cooling chamber which can be closed at a door opening by a door attached to the body. The refrigeration appliance has a light and storage shelves in the cooling chamber which are spaced apart from the door opening by a spacing leaving a clear space between the door opening and the storage shelves. A drawer disposed underneath the storage shelves projects into the clear space when pushed in and the drawer has side walls and a front edge. The light is a spotlight for emitting light within a cone of light so that the center of the front edge of the drawer is located within the cone of light and the side walls of the drawer are located outside the cone of light.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: BSH Hausgeraete GmbH
    Inventors: René Alt, Christoph Becke, Max Eicher, Christine Hartwein, Maike Kirschbaum, Ralph Staud, Thomas Tischer, Matthias Wiedenmann
  • Patent number: 10260799
    Abstract: A domestic refrigeration device has an internal space for receiving foodstuffs, which is bounded by walls of an internal container, and a storage container for foodstuffs that is arranged in the internal space and can be closed with a lid. The refrigerator further has a mounting device with which the lid is mounted in the internal space such that it can be raised and lowered for opening and closing the food storage container. A control element is provided by which the lid can be actuated, wherein the control element for actuating the lid can be actuated along an actuation path and the lid can be positioned, in dependence on a position of the control element, in a first closed position and at least in a second fully open position. The control element itself has a display unit for displaying symbolic information depending on the position of the lid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: BSH Hausgeraete GmbH
    Inventors: Christoph Becke, Max Eicher, Juergen Fink, Christine Hartwein, Denis Lux, Thomas Tischer, Marcus Wehlauch
  • Patent number: 10113787
    Abstract: A door tray for a domestic refrigeration appliance includes a base body for holding stored goods and an add-on part being separate from the base body and fastened to the base body. The base body has an upper bracket that is oriented forward and faces away from a rear wall of the base body and a lower bracket that is disposed at a distance therefrom, is oriented forward and faces away from the rear wall of the base body. The add-on part is fastened to the upper bracket and/or to the lower bracket. A domestic refrigeration appliance with a door tray is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2018
    Assignee: BSH Hausgeraete GmbH
    Inventors: Elena Claass, Max Eicher, Christoph Becke, Denis Lux, Boris Angele, Andrea Fink, Christine Hartwein, Christian Hoisl, Ilja Simon
  • Patent number: 10030904
    Abstract: A refrigerator door includes an inner door liner, a front wall and a user interface housing connected to the front wall. The user interface housing, the inner door liner, the front wall and a heat insulation layer are combined together. The user interface housing has an accommodating space for accommodating a user interface electrical module. The user interface electrical module can be placed into the accommodating space or removed from the accommodating space from a side of the door. The door has a handle groove and a handle piece detachably connected to the door. The handle groove and the handle piece are located within the user interface housing and the handle piece divides the handle groove from the accommodating space. The user interface housing includes a concave portion being opened forward and the handle groove is accessible though the concave portion. A refrigerator having the door is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2018
    Assignee: BSH Hausgeraete GmbH
    Inventors: Christoph Becke, Max Eicher, Klaus Foersterling, Christine Hartwein, Andreas Kessler, Philipp Kleinlein, Ralph Staud, Thomas Tischer
  • Publication number: 20180202705
    Abstract: A refrigeration appliance includes a refrigerated inner space and a refrigeration appliance door for closing the refrigerated inner space. The refrigeration appliance door includes a dispenser area with a drink dispenser device on an exterior of the refrigeration appliance door. The refrigeration appliance door has a dispenser door and the dispenser door is constructed to close the dispenser area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 24, 2016
    Publication date: July 19, 2018
    Inventors: MAX EICHER, CHRISTOPH BECKE, CHRISTINE HARTWEIN, BORIS ANGELE
  • Patent number: 10018404
    Abstract: A refrigerator includes a door having a user interface electrical module, an accommodating space accommodating the user interface electrical module, a handle groove, and a concave portion being open towards a front surface and a side surface of the door in such a way that the handle groove is accessible to a user through the concave portion. The door includes a user interface housing. The accommodating space, the handle groove and the concave portion are located within the user interface housing and are successively disposed side by side along a depth direction of the handle groove.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2018
    Assignee: BSH Hausgeraete GmbH
    Inventors: Christoph Becke, Max Eicher, Klaus Foersterling, Christine Hartwein, Andreas Kessler, Philipp Kleinlein, Ralph Staud, Thomas Tischer
  • Patent number: 9976795
    Abstract: A refrigerator includes a door having a user-interface electrical module, a door liner, a front wall being located in front of the door liner and having a first opening, a side wall, and a thermal insulation space being located between the door liner and the front wall and being filled with a heat insulation layer. The side wall has a second opening in communication with the first opening. The door includes a user-interface housing which closes the first opening and the second opening relative to the thermal insulation space and includes a receiving space for receiving the user-interface electrical module and a concave portion being open towards the first opening and the second opening to permit access to a handle groove within the user-interface housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 22, 2018
    Assignee: BSH Hausgeraete GmbH
    Inventors: Christoph Becke, Max Eicher, Klaus Foersterling, Christine Hartwein, Andreas Kessler, Philipp Kleinlein, Ralph Staud, Thomas Tischer
  • Publication number: 20180119821
    Abstract: A refrigeration appliance, in particular domestic refrigeration appliance, has a heat-insulating housing, which surrounds a storage compartment for refrigerated goods and has at least one passage between the storage compartment and a dispenser recess disposed outside of the heat-insulating housing. A container-valve assembly is detachably installed in the storage compartment and projects through the passage. A cover for closing the dispenser recess is articulated at the housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2017
    Publication date: May 3, 2018
    Inventors: MAX EICHER, CHRISTOPH BECKE, CHRISTINE HARTWEIN, BORIS ANGELE
  • Patent number: 9903635
    Abstract: A domestic refrigeration appliance with an interior compartment for accommodating foodstuffs which is bounded by walls of an interior container and with a keep-fresh container for foodstuffs in which an ambient humidity different from that of the interior compartment can be set and the ambient humidity can be set independently of the rest of the interior compartment, wherein the keep-fresh container is arranged displaceably in a housing of the domestic refrigeration appliance, wherein a front wall of the keep-fresh container forms an outer wall of the domestic refrigeration appliance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2018
    Assignee: BSH Hausgeräte GmbH
    Inventors: Max Eicher, Christine Hartwein, Klaus Försterling, Christoph Becke, Boris Angele
  • Patent number: 9890992
    Abstract: A domestic appliance, in particular a domestic refrigeration appliance, includes an interior chamber and an electronic control apparatus having an electronics system and being constructed to control at least one function of the domestic appliance during operation thereof. A door leaf for opening and closing the interior chamber has an inner face facing the interior chamber and an outer face facing away from the interior chamber. A recessed handle in the outer face includes a grip forming an indentation in the outer face. A lighting configuration has at least one lighting device, in particular an LED, to illuminate the recessed handle. At least a large part of the electronics system and the at least one lighting device form a common assembly disposed within the door leaf adjacent the indentation, so that the at least one lighting device can radiate light out of the indentation into the recessed handle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2018
    Assignee: BSH Hausgeraete GmbH
    Inventors: Christoph Becke, Max Eicher, Klaus Foersterling, Christine Hartwein, Andreas Kessler, Philipp Kleinlein, Ralph Staud, Thomas Tischer, Xingen Yao
  • Patent number: 9869507
    Abstract: A domestic cooling appliance includes an internal container with four walls delimiting an interior space for receiving food. Receiving devices or receivers are disposed on the inner surfaces of at least the lateral vertical walls of the internal container. At least one shelf can be mounted the receiving devices. At least one light source, which is disposed on at least one receiving device, is configured to illuminate the internal space.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2018
    Assignee: BSH Hausgeraete GmbH
    Inventors: René Alt, Christoph Becke, Max Eicher, Christine Hartwein, Philipp Kleinlein, Tobias Schmidt, Jochen Scholer, Ralph Staud, Thomas Tischer
  • Publication number: 20170292775
    Abstract: A door tray for a domestic refrigeration appliance includes a base body for holding stored goods and an add-on part being separate from the base body and fastened to the base body. The base body has an upper bracket that is oriented forward and faces away from a rear wall of the base body and a lower bracket that is disposed at a distance therefrom, is oriented forward and faces away from the rear wall of the base body. The add-on part is fastened to the upper bracket and/or to the lower bracket. A domestic refrigeration appliance with a door tray is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 6, 2017
    Publication date: October 12, 2017
    Inventors: ELENA CLAASS, MAX EICHER, CHRISTOPH BECKE, DENIS LUX, BORIS ANGELE, ANDREA FINK, CHRISTINE HARTWEIN, CHRISTIAN HOISL, ILJA SIMON
  • Publication number: 20170254587
    Abstract: A domestic refrigeration device has an internal space for receiving foodstuffs, which is bounded by walls of an internal container, and a storage container for foodstuffs that is arranged in the internal space and can be closed with a lid. The refrigerator further has a mounting device with which the lid is mounted in the internal space such that it can be raised and lowered for opening and closing the food storage container. A control element is provided by which the lid can be actuated, wherein the control element for actuating the lid can be actuated along an actuation path and the lid can be positioned, in dependence on a position of the control element, in a first closed position and at least in a second fully open position. The control element itself has a display unit for displaying symbolic information depending on the position of the lid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2015
    Publication date: September 7, 2017
    Inventors: CHRISTOPH BECKE, MAX EICHER, JUERGEN FINK, CHRISTINE HARTWEIN, DENIS LUX, THOMAS TISCHER, MARCUS WEHLAUCH
  • Patent number: D831072
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2018
    Assignee: BSH Hausgeraete GmbH
    Inventors: Christoph Becke, Kiran Pal Sagoo
  • Patent number: D872775
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: BSH Hausgeraete GmbH
    Inventors: Christoph Becke, Max Eicher, Christine Rieder