Patents by Inventor David D. Higginbotham

David D. Higginbotham 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: 5306100
    Abstract: A void filler including a casing with opposed vertical side walls and opposed face walls. The casing confines an expandable and collapsible core formed of centrally folded strips with the opposed ends of each strip secured to the opposed side walls. The strips are formed in two facing groups, each of a general chevron pattern with the strips collapsing entirely within the casing upon an inward movement of the opposed side walls into parallel overlying engagement, the strips folding between the side walls and defining a minimal layering of panels between the side walls.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 1993
    Date of Patent: April 26, 1994
    Assignee: Corrugated Container Corporation
    Inventor: David D. Higginbotham
  • Patent number: 5096114
    Abstract: A portable disposable container comprising a top closure including two inner centrally apertured panels independently lockable across the open upper end of the container in overlying relation to each other. An imperforate closure panel includes a remote handle flap for manipulation of the top container. The closure panel, upon a closing of the container, overlies the inner panels, sealing the openings therein. The handle flap is positioned immediately adjacent a similarly configured handle panel and is locked thereto by a locking extension wrapped about both handles components.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 1990
    Date of Patent: March 17, 1992
    Assignee: Corrugated Container Corporation
    Inventor: David D. Higginbotham