Patents by Inventor Christopher Leonard Padain

Christopher Leonard Padain 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: 9138111
    Abstract: Disclosed is a dispensing cap adapted to be removably, or permanently affixed to a container comprising a plurality of interconnected individual wipes, which dispensing cap includes a partly stationary and partly moveable plate having a dispensing orifice a portion being defined by a stationary plate part, a further portion of the dispensing orifice being defined by a moveable plate part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2015
    Assignee: Reckitt Benckiser LLC
    Inventors: Andrew Dennis Crudge, Jesse Del Gigante, Christopher Michael Evans, Christopher Leonard Padain
  • Patent number: 8998036
    Abstract: A dispenser including a base unit with an actuation mechanism for dispensing liquid and a refill unit insertable into the base unit in an inverted configuration with its outlet lowermost for the supply of liquid to the base unit. The refill unit includes an annular wall projecting into the refill unit and defining an outlet from the refill unit, the annular wall being closable at its innermost end by a valve element biased onto the annular wall. The base unit includes a hollow spigot and an annular seal surrounding and spaced from the top of the spigot whereby insertion of the refill unit into the base unit causes the spigot to enter the annular wall and to lift the valve element from the annular wall to define a flow path from the refill unit, and the annular seal to seal between the spigot and the annular wall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2015
    Assignee: Reckitt & Colman (Overseas) Limited
    Inventors: Xianzhi Zhou, Dong Xiao You, Christopher Leonard Padain, Jacobus Simon Petrus Van Diepen
  • Publication number: 20140367400
    Abstract: Disclosed is a dispensing cap adapted to be removably, or permanently affixed to a container which container contains a plurality of individual wipes interconnected to one another but separable along one or more perforations between individual wipes, which dispensing cap includes a partly stationary and partly moveable plate having a dispensing orifice which is offset from the center part of the dispensing cap, said dispensing orifice being surrounded by a plurality of individual flexible lobes, a portion of the dispensing orifice being defined by the stationary plate part, a further portion of the dispensing orifice being defined by a moveable hinged plate part of the dispensing orifice which is moveable along a hinge line from which the hinged plate part depends from a part of the stationary plate, and further wherein the hinged plate part includes a depending brace wall which extends downwardly from the hinged plate part from the underside thereof, which brace wall is located at or near the periphery of th
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 20, 2012
    Publication date: December 18, 2014
    Applicant: RECKITT BENCKISER LLC
    Inventors: Andrew Dennis Crudge, Jesse Del Gigante, Christopher Michael Evans, Christopher Leonard Padain
  • Publication number: 20140326694
    Abstract: Provided is a removable device cover (20) which is self-aligning when removably affixed to a device (10), wherein the device cover comprises a generally curved concave sidewall (22) extending between a top margin (23) and a base margin (21), an open rearward portion (25) and a face portion (28) having a sight window insert (26) extending therefrom towards the open rearward portion (25), wherein at transverse cross-sectional planes the shape of the self aligning, removable device cover is approximately elliptical in cross-section, the device cover having a first transverse section (x) coincident with the top margin and having a major axis (xA) and a minor axis (xB), a further, second, transverse section (Z) coincident with the base margin and having a major axis (zA) and a minor axis (zB), and a further, third, transverse section (Y) at a midpoint between the top margin and the base margin and having a major axis (yA) and a minor axis (yB), wherein the dimensions of the major axis and minor axis of the transve
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2011
    Publication date: November 6, 2014
    Applicant: RECKITT & COLMAN (OVERSEAS) LIMITED
    Inventors: Jesse Delgigante, Christopher Michael Evans, Christopher Leonard Padain
  • Patent number: 8851088
    Abstract: The present invention describes a receptacle (10) for a personal care composition comprising a container (12), a separate closure member (14), at least one applicator means (22) for the application of the composition to a user and at least one removal means (24) for the removal of the composition from a user, wherein: the container comprises a reservoir means for retaining a quantity of composition and an aperture (18) in an upper portion of said container; and wherein the closure member has a hollow construction and a releasably sealable lid member (16), and the interior of the closure member is configured to house the at least one applicator means and the at least one removal means; and wherein securing means (20) are provided to permit the closure member to be releasably engagable with the container to close the aperture when engaged. The present invention also describes a method of applying a personal care composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2008
    Date of Patent: October 7, 2014
    Assignee: Reckitt & Colman (Overseas) Limited
    Inventors: Carl Dibnah, Christopher Leonard Padain, Thomas Edward Walker, Craig Ian Wightman
  • Publication number: 20140084021
    Abstract: A dispenser including a base unit with an actuation mechanism for dispensing liquid and a refill unit insertible into the base unit in an inverted configuration with its outlet lowermost for the supply of liquid to the base unit. The refill unit includes an annular wall projecting into the refill unit and defining an outlet from the refill unit, the annular wall being closable at its innermost end by a valve element biased onto the annular wall. The base unit includes a hollow spigot and an annular seal surrounding and spaced from the top of the spigot whereby insertion of the refill unit into the base unit causes the spigot to enter the annular wall and to lift the valve element from the annular wall to define a flow path from the refill unit, and the annular seal to seal between the spigot and the annular wall.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 22, 2013
    Publication date: March 27, 2014
    Applicant: RECKITT & COLMAN (OVERSEAS) LIMITED
    Inventors: Zhou Xianzhi, Dong Xiao You, Christopher Leonard Padain, Jacobus Simon Petrus Van Diepen
  • Patent number: 8662356
    Abstract: A dispenser including a base unit with an actuation mechanism for dispensing liquid and a refill unit insertible into the base unit in an inverted configuration with its outlet lowermost for the supply of liquid to the base unit. The refill unit includes an annular wall projecting into the refill unit and defining an outlet from the refill unit, the annular wall being closable at its innermost end by a valve element biased onto the annular wall. The base unit includes a hollow spigot and an annular seal surrounding and spaced from the top of the spigot whereby insertion of the refill unit into the base unit causes the spigot to enter the annular wall and to lift the valve element from the annular wall to define a flow path from the refill unit, and the annular seal to seal between the spigot and the annular wall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 4, 2014
    Assignee: Reckitt & Colman (Overseas) Limited
    Inventors: Christopher Leonard Padain, Jacobus Simon Petrus Van Diepen, Xianzhi Zhou, Dong Xiao You
  • Patent number: 8544693
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a bottle (20) with a tamper-proof cap (21) with an outlet in the cap for dispensing the liquid from the bottle. The bottle is designed, in particular, for use in an inverted configuration, namely with the outlet lowermost in normal use, in a device for dispensing liquid soap or the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2013
    Assignee: Reckitt & Colman (Overseas) Limited
    Inventors: Christopher Leonard Padain, Jacobus Simon Petrus Van Diepen
  • Patent number: D690129
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2013
    Assignee: Reckitt & Colman (Overseas) Limited
    Inventors: Richard Brian Clough, Peter Kay, Christopher Leonard Padain, Stephanie Anne Marije Verschoor
  • Patent number: D690530
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2013
    Assignee: Reckitt & Colman (Overseas) Limited
    Inventors: Richard Brian Clough, Peter Kay, Christopher Leonard Padain, Stephanie Anne Marije Verschoor
  • Patent number: D700451
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 4, 2014
    Assignee: Reckitt Benckiser LLC.
    Inventors: Richard Brian Clough, Jesse DelGigante, Peter Kay, Christopher Leonard Padain, Clive John Southernwood, Stephanie Anne Marije Verschoor
  • Patent number: D708957
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 15, 2014
    Assignee: Reckitt & Colman (Overseas) Limited
    Inventors: Richard Brian Clough, Peter Kay, Christopher Leonard Padain, Stephanie Anne Marije Verschoor
  • Patent number: D718623
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 2, 2014
    Assignee: Reckitt Benckiser (Brands) Limited
    Inventors: Sukanta Bhattacharyya, Christopher Leonard Padain, Stephanie Anne Marije Verschoor, Randy Bos, Sander Willem Thijssen
  • Patent number: D721587
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 27, 2015
    Assignee: Reckitt Benckiser LLC
    Inventors: Randy Bos, Taco Dietvorst, James C. O'Hara, Christopher Leonard Padain, Stephanie Anne Marije Verschoor
  • Patent number: D733382
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2015
    Assignee: Reckitt Benckiser LLC
    Inventors: Randy Bos, Taco Dietvorst, James C. O'Hara, Christopher Leonard Padain, Stephanie Anne Marije Verschoor
  • Patent number: D734110
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2015
    Assignee: Reckitt Benckiser (Brands) Limited
    Inventors: Francesc Ardite Ayats, Randy Bos, Arnoldus Johannus Claassen, Alexander Emmerich, Jos Harrison, Christopher Leonard Padain
  • Patent number: D734111
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2015
    Assignee: Reckitt Benckiser (Brands) Limited
    Inventors: Francesc Ardite Ayats, Randy Bos, Arnoldus Johannus Claassen, Alexander Emmerich, Jos Harrison, Christopher Leonard Padain
  • Patent number: D739749
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2015
    Assignee: RECKITT BENCKISER (BRANDS) LIMITED
    Inventors: Sukanta Bhattacharyya, Christopher Leonard Padain, Stephanie Anne Marije Verschoor, Randy Bos, Sander Willem Thijssen
  • Patent number: D749960
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2016
    Assignee: RECKITT BENCKISER (BRANDS) LIMITED
    Inventors: Sukanta Bhattacharyya, Christopher Leonard Padain, Stephanie Anne Marije Verschoor, Randy Bos, Sander Willem Thijssen
  • Patent number: D767402
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2016
    Assignee: RECKITT BENCKISER (BRANDS) LIMITED
    Inventors: Sukanta Bhattacharyya, Christopher Leonard Padain, Stephanie Anne Marije Verschoor, Randy Bos, Sander Willem Thijssen