Patents by Inventor Donald E. Weder

Donald E. Weder 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: 20180220633
    Abstract: Methods for causing, enhancing, and/or expediting consumption of an article by at least one biodegradative living organism are disclosed. The methods include the use of at least one additional living organism that enhances and/or expedites consumption of the article by the at least one biodegradative living organism.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2018
    Publication date: August 9, 2018
    Inventor: Donald E. Weder
  • Publication number: 20170135431
    Abstract: A decorative grass having at least one non-linear side edge that provides the decorative grass with a contoured configuration is disclosed. Also disclosed are methods of producing and using the decorative grass having a contoured configuration.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2017
    Publication date: May 18, 2017
    Inventor: Donald E. WEDER
  • Publication number: 20170094957
    Abstract: Methods for causing, enhancing, and/or expediting consumption of an article by at least one biodegradative living organism are disclosed. The methods include the use of at least one additional living organism that enhances and/or expedites consumption of the article by the at least one biodegradative living organism.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2016
    Publication date: April 6, 2017
    Inventor: Donald E. Weder
  • Patent number: 9611059
    Abstract: Packaging materials are disclosed, along with packages formed therefrom and methods for forming the packages.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 4, 2017
    Assignee: Wanda M. Weder & William F. Straeter
    Inventor: Donald E. Weder
  • Publication number: 20160262315
    Abstract: Kits and assemblies for causing, enhancing, and/or expediting consumption of an article by at least one living organism are disclosed. Methods of producing and using same are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 23, 2016
    Publication date: September 15, 2016
    Inventor: Donald E. Weder
  • Publication number: 20160214746
    Abstract: A method for forming floral packaging materials from oxo-biodegradable polymeric materials is provided. Methods of utilizing such floral packaging materials are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 1, 2016
    Publication date: July 28, 2016
    Inventors: Donald E. Weder, Andrew Weder
  • Publication number: 20160208107
    Abstract: Methods of causing, enhancing, and/or expediting oxo-biodegradation of articles using agents of oxo-biodegradation are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2016
    Publication date: July 21, 2016
    Inventor: Donald E. Weder
  • Patent number: 9211974
    Abstract: A container assembly is provided which includes a container selectively moveable between an erect condition and a collapsed or substantially flattened condition. A packaging material for support objects is disposed within an object receiving space of the container and secured thereto so that the packaging material remains in the object receiving space of the container when the container is in either the erect condition or the collapsed or substantially flattened condition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2015
    Assignee: Wanda M. Weder & William F. Straeter
    Inventors: Donald E. Weder, Andrew Weder
  • Publication number: 20150158607
    Abstract: Packaging materials are disclosed, along with packages formed therefrom and methods for forming the packages.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 16, 2015
    Publication date: June 11, 2015
    Inventor: Donald E. Weder
  • Patent number: 9051070
    Abstract: A preformed decorative wrapper for covering a flower pot and methods of production and use thereof are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2015
    Assignee: Wanda M. Weder & William F. Straeter
    Inventor: Donald E. Weder
  • Publication number: 20150122689
    Abstract: A method of packaging and/or transporting a stack of preformed flower pot covers utilizing a portable platform is disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2015
    Publication date: May 7, 2015
    Inventor: Donald E. Weder
  • Publication number: 20150076027
    Abstract: Devices and apparatuses for packing, shipping, and/or storing containers, as well as methods of producing and using same, are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 2, 2014
    Publication date: March 19, 2015
    Inventor: Donald E. Weder
  • Publication number: 20150068158
    Abstract: A decorative grass having a non-linear side edge that provides the decorative grass with a contoured configuration, as well as methods of producing and using same, are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 18, 2014
    Publication date: March 12, 2015
    Inventor: Donald E. Weder
  • Patent number: 8968847
    Abstract: Packaging materials are disclosed, along with packages formed therefrom and methods for forming the packages.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2015
    Assignee: Wanda M. Weder & William F. Straeter
    Inventor: Donald E. Weder
  • Publication number: 20150037865
    Abstract: Kits and assemblies for causing, enhancing, and/or expediting consumption of an article by at least one biodegradative living organism are disclosed. The kits and assemblies include at least one additional living organism that enhances and/or expedites consumption of the article by the at least one biodegradative living organism. Methods of producing and using same are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 21, 2014
    Publication date: February 5, 2015
    Inventor: Donald E. Weder
  • Publication number: 20150034775
    Abstract: A collapsible plaque for holding floral objects and methods of production and use thereof are disclosed. The collapsible plaque may be used with a casket and/or headstone for display of a floral object thereon.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 16, 2014
    Publication date: February 5, 2015
    Inventor: Donald E. Weder
  • Publication number: 20150013610
    Abstract: Kits and assemblies for causing, enhancing, and/or expediting consumption of an article by at least one living organism are disclosed. Methods of producing and using same are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 17, 2013
    Publication date: January 15, 2015
    Inventor: Donald E. Weder
  • Publication number: 20150013609
    Abstract: Kits and assemblies for causing, enhancing, and/or expediting consumption of an article by at least one living organism are disclosed. Methods of producing and using same are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2013
    Publication date: January 15, 2015
    Inventor: Donald E. Weder
  • Publication number: 20150013611
    Abstract: Kits and assemblies for causing, enhancing, and/or expediting consumption of an article by at least one biodegradative living organism are disclosed. The kits and assemblies include at least one additional living organism that enhances and/or expedites consumption of the article by the at least one biodegradative living organism. Methods of producing and using same are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2014
    Publication date: January 15, 2015
    Applicant: Wanda Weder & William Straeter, not individually but solely as Trustees of The Family Trust U/T/A -
    Inventor: Donald E. Weder
  • Patent number: 8931212
    Abstract: A floral grouping package for a floral grouping having a bloom end and a stem end is disclosed. A wrapper is formed from a sheet of material or bag which is wrapped about at least a portion of the stem end of the floral grouping. The wrapped floral grouping is then positioned within a receiving space of a preformed sleeve whereby the wrapper is secured in a stable position about at least a portion of the stem end of the floral grouping by the preformed sleeve. A detaching element defines the detachable upper portion and a lower portion of the preformed sleeve so that the upper portion can be removed from the lower portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 13, 2015
    Assignee: Wanda M. Weder & William F. Straeter
    Inventor: Donald E. Weder