Patents by Inventor Donald C. Roe

Donald C. Roe 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: 20180200125
    Abstract: A disposable absorbent article to be worn about the lower torso of a wearer that facilitates an easy, intuitive change is provided. The disposable absorbent article includes at least one serviceable indicium that facilitates an easy change by providing alignment of the article relative to an anatomical feature of the wearer or by externally highlighting one or more components of the article thereby indicating alignment and fit about the wearer's lower torso.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2018
    Publication date: July 19, 2018
    Inventors: Luke Robinson Magee, George B. Glackin, III, Christopher J. Hosmer, Naomi S. Korn, James D. Wilson, Mark C. Bates, Mattias Schmidt, Eva Susanne Dominique Thurnay, Joerg Mueller, John C. Costello, Ann Marie Sullivan, Gregg Allen Flender, Donald C. Roe, Mark James Kline, Kenneth Edwin Jewell
  • Publication number: 20170027777
    Abstract: A disposable absorbent article to be worn about the lower torso of a wearer that facilitates an easy, intuitive change is provided. The disposable absorbent article includes at least one serviceable indicium that facilitates an easy change by providing alignment of the article relative to an anatomical feature of the wearer or by externally highlighting one or more components of the article thereby indicating alignment and fit about the wearer's lower torso.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 11, 2016
    Publication date: February 2, 2017
    Inventors: Luke Robinson Magee, George B. Glackin, III, Christopher J. Hosmer, Naomi S. Korn, James D. Wilson, Mark C. Bates, Mattias Schmidt, Eva Susanne Dominique Thurnay, Joerg Mueller, John C. Costello, Ann Marie Sullivan, Gregg Allen Flender, Donald C. Roe, Mark James Kline, Kenneth Edwin Jewell
  • Patent number: 9200339
    Abstract: An aspect provides a method of treating direct reduced iron (DRI) pellets, by applying a foam to the DRI pellets. The foam may include a foam having an expansion ratio of about 20-40 and a bubble size of about 200 microns or less. The foam may include one or more additives, such as anti-corrosion agent(s), oxidizing agents, and dust reducing binder(s). The foam(s) may be applied in a single stage or in multiple stages and may be applied to hot or cold DRI pellets. Other aspects are described and claimed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2015
    Assignee: CHEMTREAT, INC.
    Inventors: Donald C. Roe, Joseph Hamnik, James Wilkins
  • Publication number: 20150080836
    Abstract: A disposable absorbent article to be worn about the lower torso of a wearer that facilitates an easy, intuitive change is provided. The disposable absorbent article includes at least one serviceable indicium that facilitates an easy change by providing alignment of the article relative to an anatomical feature of the wearer or by externally highlighting one or more components of the article thereby indicating alignment and fit about the wearer's lower torso.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 25, 2014
    Publication date: March 19, 2015
    Inventors: Luke R. MAGEE, George B. GLACKIN, III, Christopher J. HOSMER, Naomi S. KORN, James D. WILSON, Mark C. BATES, Mattias SCHMIDT, Eva Susanne Dominique THURNAY, Joerg MUELLER, John C. COSTELLO, Ann Marie SULLIVAN, Gregg Allen FLENDER, Donald C. ROE, Mark James KLINE, Kenneth Edwin JEWELL
  • Patent number: 8981177
    Abstract: A disposable article adapted to receive bodily exudates which provides improved management of such bodily exudates by including an effective amount of one or more agents which act to modify the physical properties of feces or other bodily wastes which may be deposited in the article, or by including one or more compositions such as the aforesaid one or more agents which enhance the removability of bodily waste, such as feces, from the skin of the article's wearer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2015
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Donald C. Roe, Nicholas A. Ahr, Christopher P. Bewick-Sonntag, Mattias Schmidt, Oliver E. C. Mason, Stephen A. Goldman, David Joseph Kenneth Goulait
  • Publication number: 20140238194
    Abstract: An aspect provides a method of treating direct reduced iron (DRI) pellets, by applying a foam to the DRI pellets. The foam may include a foam having an expansion ratio of about 20-40 and a bubble size of about 200 microns or less. The foam may include one or more additives, such as anti-corrosion agent(s), oxidizing agents, and dust reducing binder(s). The foam(s) may be applied in a single stage or in multiple stages and may be applied to hot or cold DRI pellets. Other aspects are described and claimed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2014
    Publication date: August 28, 2014
    Applicant: ChemTreat, Inc.
    Inventors: Donald C. Roe, Joseph Hamnik, James Wilkins
  • Patent number: 8716548
    Abstract: A disposable absorbent article to be worn about the lower torso of a wearer that facilitates an easy, intuitive change is provided. The disposable absorbent article includes at least one serviceable indicium that facilitates an easy change by providing alignment of the article relative to an anatomical feature of the wearer or by externally highlighting one or more components of the article thereby indicating alignment and fit about the wearer's lower torso.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2006
    Date of Patent: May 6, 2014
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Luke R. Magee, George B. Glackin, III, Christopher J. Hosmer, Naomi S. Korn, James D. Wilson, Mark C. Bates, Mattias Schmidt, Eva Susanne-Dominique Thurnay, Joerg Mueller, John C. Costello, Ann M. Sullivan, Gregg A. Flender, Donald C. Roe, Mark J. Kline, Kenneth Edwin Jewell
  • Patent number: 8492608
    Abstract: A disposable absorbent article to be worn about the lower torso of a wearer that facilitates an easy, intuitive change is provided. The disposable absorbent article includes at least one serviceable indicium that facilitates an easy change by providing alignment of the article relative to an anatomical feature of the wearer or by externally highlighting one or more components of the article thereby indicating alignment and fit about the wearer's lower torso.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2013
    Assignee: The Procter and Gamble Company
    Inventors: Luke R. Magee, George B. Glackin, III, Christopher J. Hosmer, Naomi S. Korn, James D. Wilson, Mark C. Bates, Mattias Schmidt, Eva Susanne-Dominique Thurnay, Joerg Mueller, John C. Costello, Ann M. Sullivan, Gregg A. Flender, Donald C. Roe, Mark J. Kline, Kenneth Edwin Jewell
  • Patent number: 8475427
    Abstract: A disposable absorbent article to be worn about the lower torso of a wearer that facilitates an easy, intuitive change is provided. The disposable absorbent article includes at least one serviceable indicium that facilitates an easy change by providing alignment of the article relative to an anatomical feature of the wearer or by externally highlighting one or more components of the article thereby indicating alignment and fit about the wearer's lower torso.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2013
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Luke R. Magee, George B. Glackin, III, Christopher J. Hosmer, Naomi S. Korn, James D. Wilson, Mark C. Bates, Mattias Schmidt, Eva Susanne Dominique Thurnay, Joerg Mueller, John C. Costello, Ann M. Sullivan, Gregg A. Flender, Donald C. Roe, Mark J. Kline, Kenneth Edwin Jewell
  • Patent number: 8398605
    Abstract: A wearable absorbent article, comprising a drawstring member that is at least partially inelastic. The drawstring member can include an inelastic material. The drawstring member can be substantially inelastic. The article can include a chassis with an edge, and a drawstring chamber disposed along at least a portion of the edge, wherein the drawstring member is disposed within the drawstring chamber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2013
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Donald C. Roe, Connie L. Fisher, Carl L. Bergman, Gregg A. Flender
  • Publication number: 20120330257
    Abstract: A wearable article useful for facilitating toilet training. The wearable article includes a temperature change element providing a cool/wet signal when wetted which causes discomfort to the wearer. The temperature change element comprises a temperature change substance disposed on an impermeable material in order to maximize the thermal signal provided to the skin of the wearer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2012
    Publication date: December 27, 2012
    Inventors: Donald C. Roe, Patrick J. Allen, Edward P. Carlin
  • Patent number: 8273940
    Abstract: A wearable article useful for facilitating toilet training. The wearable article includes a temperature change element providing a cool/wet signal when wetted which causes discomfort to the wearer. The temperature change element comprises a temperature change substance disposed on an impermeable material in order to maximize the thermal signal provided to the skin of the wearer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 25, 2012
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Donald C. Roe, Patrick J. Allen, Edward P. Carlin
  • Patent number: 7947327
    Abstract: A process for improving recovery of metal values in a smelting operation of the type wherein sulfidic ores are pyrometallurgically reduced. The process includes adding an anionic or non-ionic surfactant and blends thereof to the ore.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2007
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2011
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventors: Gert-Jan Oude Egberick, Donald C. Roe, Paul Day
  • Publication number: 20110040276
    Abstract: A disposable absorbent article to be worn about the lower torso of a wearer that facilitates an easy, intuitive change is provided. The disposable absorbent article includes at least one serviceable indicium that facilitates an easy change by providing alignment of the article relative to an anatomical feature of the wearer or by externally highlighting one or more components of the article thereby indicating alignment and fit about the wearer's lower torso.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 27, 2010
    Publication date: February 17, 2011
    Inventors: Luke R. Magee, George B. Glackin, III, Christopher J. Hosmer, Naomi S. Korn, James D. Wilson, Mark C. Bates, Mattias Schmidt, Eva Susanne Dominique Thurnay, Joerg Mueller, John C. Costello, Ann M. Sullivan, Gregg A. Flender, Donald C. Roe, Mark J. Kline, Kenneth Edwin Jewell
  • Publication number: 20110035234
    Abstract: A system and associated methods for improving the management of an individual's health is provided. The system includes a data measurement mechanism generating information relevant to a particular health condition, a data acquisition mechanism for transferring the information to a storage medium, at least one data analysis mechanism generating insights relevant to a particular health condition and an information presentation mechanism for displaying the insights to a patient, caregiver or physician.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 11, 2010
    Publication date: February 10, 2011
    Inventors: Donald C. Roe, Frank H. Bakes, Jonathan G. Beers
  • Patent number: 7863497
    Abstract: A disposable absorbent article to be worn about the lower torso of a wearer that facilitates an easy, intuitive change is provided. The disposable absorbent article includes at least one serviceable indicium that facilitates an easy change by providing alignment of the article relative to an anatomical feature of the wearer or by externally highlighting one or more components of the article thereby indicating alignment and fit about the wearer's lower torso.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2006
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2011
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Luke R. Magee, George B. Glackin, III, Christopher J. Hosmer, Naomi S. Korn, James D. Wilson, Mark C. Bates, Mattias Schmidt, Eva Susanne Dominique Thurnay, Joerg Mueller, John C. Costello, Ann M. Sullivan, Gregg A. Flender, Donald C. Roe, Mark J. Kline, Kenneth Edwin Jewell
  • Patent number: 7835925
    Abstract: A system and associated methods for improving the management of an individual's health is provided. The system includes a data measurement mechanism generating information relevant to a particular health condition, a data acquisition mechanism for transferring the information to a storage medium, at least one data analysis mechanism generating insights relevant to a particular health condition and an information presentation mechanism for displaying the insights to a patient, caregiver or physician.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2002
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2010
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Donald C. Roe, Frank H. Bakes, Jonathan G. Beers
  • Patent number: 7833212
    Abstract: A disposable absorbent article to be worn about the lower torso of a wearer that facilitates an easy, intuitive change is provided. The disposable absorbent article includes at least one serviceable indicium that facilitates an easy change by providing alignment of the article relative to an anatomical feature of the wearer or by externally highlighting one or more components of the article thereby indicating alignment and fit about the wearer's lower torso.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2004
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2010
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Luke R. Magee, George B. Glackin, III, Christopher J. Hosmer, Naomi S. Korn, James D. Wilson, Mark C. Bates, Mattias Schmidt, Eva Susanne Dominique Thurnay, Joerg Mueller, John C. Costello, Ann M. Sullivan, Gregg A. Flender, Donald C. Roe, Mark J. Kline, Kenneth Edwin Jewell
  • Publication number: 20100274209
    Abstract: A disposable article adapted to receive bodily exudates which provides improved management of such bodily exudates by including an effective amount of one or more agents which act to modify the physical properties of feces or other bodily wastes which may be deposited in the article, or by including one or more compositions such as the aforesaid one or more agents which enhance the removability of bodily waste, such as feces, from the skin of the article's wearer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2010
    Publication date: October 28, 2010
    Inventors: Donald C. Roe, Nicholas A. Ahr, Christopher P. Bewick-Sonntag, Mattias Schmidt, Oliver E. C. Mason, Stephen A. Goldman, David Joseph Kenneth Goulait
  • Publication number: 20100268184
    Abstract: A disposable absorbent article to be worn about the lower torso of a wearer that facilitates an easy, intuitive change is provided. The disposable absorbent article includes at least one serviceable indicium that facilitates an easy change by providing alignment of the article relative to an anatomical feature of the wearer or by externally highlighting one or more components of the article thereby indicating alignment and fit about the wearer's lower torso.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2010
    Publication date: October 21, 2010
    Inventors: Luke R. Magee, George B. Glackin, III, Christopher J. Hosmer, Naomi S. Korn, James D. Wilson, Mark C. Bates, Mattias Schmidt, Eva Susanne Dominique Thurnay, Joerg Mueller, John C. Costello, Ann M. Sullivan, Gregg A. Flender, Donald C. Roe, Mark J. Kline, Kenneth Edwin Jewell