Patents by Inventor Douglas Jay Barkey

Douglas Jay Barkey 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: 20240229357
    Abstract: A fibrous structure. The structure may include a plurality of continuous or semi-continuous knuckles extending from portions of the surface of the fibrous structure in a parallel path, wherein the plurality of knuckles may be separated by adjacent continuous or semi-continuous pillows. Each knuckle may comprise a plurality of discrete pillows, the plurality of discrete pillows may be arranged in a spaced configuration along the path of each knuckle; alternatively, each pillow may comprise a plurality of discrete knuckles, the plurality of discrete knuckles may be arranged in a spaced configuration along the path of each pillow.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2024
    Publication date: July 11, 2024
    Inventors: Fei Wang, Douglas Jay Barkey, James Allen Cain, Stephen John DelVecchio, Angela Marie Leimbach, Kun Piao, James Kenneth Comer, Ryan Dominic Maladen
  • Publication number: 20240209575
    Abstract: Fibrous structures having a surface pattern of a continuous knuckle region and a plurality of discrete pillow regions such that the fibrous structures that retain sufficient Surface Void Volume as measured according to the Surface Void Volume Test Method described herein during use by consumers to provide consumer desirable cleaning performance after bowel movements without providing undesirable negative impacts to softness as measured according to the Emtec Test Method and/or the Plate Stiffness Test Method both described herein, methods for making same, and molding members used in such methods, are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2024
    Publication date: June 27, 2024
    Inventors: William Ellis BAILEY, Ward William OSTENDORF, Anthony Paul BANKEMPER, Douglas Jay BARKEY, J. Michael BILLS, Paul Dennis TROKHAN, Jeffrey Glen SHEEHAN
  • Publication number: 20240200273
    Abstract: Embossed fibrous structures that exhibit a Dry Burst of greater than 270 g as measured according to the Dry Burst Test Method and more particularly to embossed fibrous structures that exhibit a Dry Burst of greater than 270 g as measured according to the Dry Burst Test Method and a Total Dry Tensile of less than 2375 g/76.2 mm and/or a Geometric Mean Total Dry Tensile of less than 1130 g/76.2 mm as measured according to the Tensile Strength Test Method are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2024
    Publication date: June 20, 2024
    Inventors: John Allen MANIFOLD, Charles Chidozie EKENGA, Douglas Jay BARKEY, Kathleen Diane SANDS, Thorsten (NMN) KNOBLOCH
  • Publication number: 20240141592
    Abstract: Paper towel rolls that exhibit novel combinations of physical properties, such as Basis Weight, Roll Density, and Roll Diameter, such that the paper towel rolls meet consumers' needs, and method for making such novel paper towel rolls and marketing such novel paper towel rolls are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2024
    Publication date: May 2, 2024
    Inventors: Kevin Mitchell, Robert Edward Reinerman, Douglas Jay Barkey, Mark Alan Green, Paul Dennis Trokhan, J. Michael Bills, Jeffrey Glen Sheehan, Paul Thomas Weisman
  • Patent number: 11970818
    Abstract: A fibrous structure. The structure may include a plurality of continuous or semi-continuous knuckles extending from portions of the surface of the fibrous structure in a parallel path, wherein the plurality of knuckles may be separated by adjacent continuous or semi-continuous pillows. Each knuckle may comprise a plurality of discrete pillows, the plurality of discrete pillows may be arranged in a spaced configuration along the path of each knuckle; alternatively, each pillow may comprise a plurality of discrete knuckles, the plurality of discrete knuckles may be arranged in a spaced configuration along the path of each pillow.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2024
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Fei Wang, Douglas Jay Barkey, James Allen Cain, Stephen John DelVecchio, Angela Marie Leimbach, Kun Piao, James Kenneth Comer, Ryan Dominic Maladen
  • Patent number: 11952725
    Abstract: Fibrous structures having a surface pattern of a continuous knuckle region and a plurality of discrete pillow regions such that the fibrous structures that retain sufficient Surface Void Volume as measured according to the Surface Void Volume Test Method described herein during use by consumers to provide consumer desirable cleaning performance after bowel movements without providing undesirable negative impacts to softness as measured according to the Emtec Test Method and/or the Plate Stiffness Test Method both described herein, methods for making same, and molding members used in such methods, are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: William Ellis Bailey, Ward William Ostendorf, Anthony Paul Bankemper, Douglas Jay Barkey, J. Michael Bills, Paul Dennis Trokhan, Jeffrey Glen Sheehan
  • Patent number: 11952723
    Abstract: Embossed fibrous structures that exhibit a Dry Burst of greater than 270 g as measured according to the Dry Burst Test Method and more particularly to embossed fibrous structures that exhibit a Dry Burst of greater than 270 g as measured according to the Dry Burst Test Method and a Total Dry Tensile of less than 2375 g/76.2 mm and/or a Geometric Mean Total Dry Tensile of less than 1130 g/76.2 mm as measured according to the Tensile Strength Test Method are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: John Allen Manifold, Charles Chidozie Ekenga, Douglas Jay Barkey, Kathleen Diane Sands, Thorsten (NMN) Knobloch
  • Patent number: 11952724
    Abstract: Paper towel rolls that exhibit novel combinations of physical properties, such as Basis Weight, Roll Density, and Roll Diameter, such that the paper towel rolls meet consumers' needs, and method for making such novel paper towel rolls and marketing such novel paper towel rolls are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Kevin Mitchell, Robert Edward Reinerman, Douglas Jay Barkey, Mark Alan Green, Paul Dennis Trokhan, J. Michael Bills, Jeffrey Glen Sheehan, Paul Thomas Weisman
  • Patent number: 11932995
    Abstract: Embossed multi-ply fibrous structures that exhibit a Geometric Mean Elongation of greater than 15.8% as measured according to the Elongation Test Method are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: John Allen Manifold, Charles Chidozie Ekenga, Douglas Jay Barkey, Kathleen Diane Sands, Thorsten Knobloch
  • Patent number: 11896179
    Abstract: Fibrous structures containing filaments and optionally, solid additives, wherein the pre-moistened fibrous structures exhibit wet compressive modulus values that are superior to known pre-moistened fibrous structures as measured according to the Wet Compressive Modulus Test Method described herein and methods for making same are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Fei Wang, Michael Donald Suer, John Daniel Algers, Steven Lee Barnholtz, Douglas Jay Barkey, Christopher Michael Young, Hailing Bao, Cunming Song, Antonius Lambertus DeBeer, David John Pung, Paul Thomas Weisman, Timothy James Klawitter
  • Patent number: 11879215
    Abstract: Fibrous structures, and more particularly sanitary tissue products containing fibrous structures having a surface exhibiting a three-dimensional (3D) pattern such that the fibrous structure and/or sanitary tissue product exhibits novel properties compared to known fibrous structures and/or sanitary tissue products, and methods for making same are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2024
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Fei Wang, Douglas Jay Barkey, James Allen Cain, Stephen John Delvecchio, Angela Marie Leimbach, Kun Piao, James Kenneth Comer, Ryan Dominic Maladen
  • Publication number: 20230346173
    Abstract: Sanitary tissue product rolls that exhibit novel combinations of physical properties, such as Moment of Inertia, Roll Density, and Roll Diameter, such that the sanitary tissue product rolls meet consumers’ needs, and method for making such novel sanitary tissue product rolls and marketing such novel sanitary tissue product rolls are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2023
    Publication date: November 2, 2023
    Inventors: Kevin Mitchell, Robert Edward Reinerman, Douglas Jay Barkey, Mark Alan Green, Paul Dennis Trokhan, J. Michael Bills, Jeffrey Glen Sheehan, Paul Thomas Weisman
  • Publication number: 20230340731
    Abstract: A fibrous structure is disclosed. The fibrous structure exhibits a plurality of discrete knuckles arranged in a pattern of repeat units. The repeat units can include a plurality of rows arranged such that distance between at least two adjacent discrete knuckles are non-uniform such that the repeat unit exhibits varying pillow width distances.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2023
    Publication date: October 26, 2023
    Inventors: Ryan Dominic Maladen, Jeffrey Glen Sheehan, Osman Polat, Douglas Jay Barkey
  • Patent number: 11732406
    Abstract: Textured fibrous structures, and more particularly textured fibrous structures having a plurality of deformations such that the textures fibrous structures exhibit novel surface height properties compared to known fibrous structures, and methods for making such textured fibrous structures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2023
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Michael Donald Suer, Fei Wang, John Daniel Algers, Christopher Michael Young, Steven Lee Barnholtz, Timothy Duane Smith, Douglas Jay Barkey, Kamilah Gbadamosi Gillispie
  • Patent number: 11725346
    Abstract: A fibrous structure is disclosed. The fibrous structure exhibits a plurality of discrete knuckles arranged in a pattern of repeat units. The repeat units can include a plurality of rows arranged orthogonally in an X-Y plane, each row having a portion of the discrete knuckles, and each discrete knuckle separated from adjacent discrete knuckles in a row by a distance. Each of the discrete knuckles within the repeat unit can have substantially the same shape and size; and wherein the distance between at least two adjacent discrete knuckles in each row are non-uniform such that the repeat unit exhibits varying pillow width distances along the rows in both the X and Y axes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2023
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Ryan Dominic Maladen, Jeffrey Glen Sheehan, Osman Polat, Douglas Jay Barkey
  • Publication number: 20230228037
    Abstract: Sanitary tissue product rolls that exhibit novel combinations of physical properties, such as Moment of Inertia, Roll Density, and optionally Roll Diameter, such that the sanitary tissue product rolls meet consumers' needs, and method for making such novel sanitary tissue product rolls and marketing such novel sanitary tissue product rolls are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2023
    Publication date: July 20, 2023
    Inventors: Kevin Mitchell, Robert Edward Reinerman, Douglas Jay Barkey, Mark Alan Green, Paul Dennis Trokhan, J. Michael Bills, Jeffrey Glen Sheehan, Paul Thomas Weisman
  • Patent number: 11700979
    Abstract: Sanitary tissue product rolls that exhibit novel combinations of physical properties, such as Moment of Inertia, Roll Density, and Roll Diameter, such that the sanitary tissue product rolls meet consumers' needs, and method for making such novel sanitary tissue product rolls and marketing such novel sanitary tissue product rolls are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 18, 2023
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Kevin Mitchell, Robert Edward Reinerman, Douglas Jay Barkey, Mark Alan Green, Paul Dennis Trokhan, J. Michael Bills, Jeffrey Glen Sheehan, Paul Thomas Weisman
  • Patent number: 11633076
    Abstract: Sanitary tissue product rolls that exhibit novel combinations of physical properties, such as Moment of Inertia, Roll Density, and optionally Roll Diameter, such that the sanitary tissue product rolls meet consumers' needs, and method for making such novel sanitary tissue product rolls and marketing such novel sanitary tissue product rolls are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2023
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Kevin Mitchell, Robert Edward Reinerman, Douglas Jay Barkey, Mark Alan Green, Paul Dennis Trokhan, J. Michael Bills, Jeffrey Glen Sheehan, Paul Thomas Weisman
  • Publication number: 20230059906
    Abstract: Paper towel rolls that exhibit novel combinations of physical properties, such as Basis Weight, Roll Density, and Roll Diameter, such that the paper towel rolls meet consumers' needs, and method for making such novel paper towel rolls and marketing such novel paper towel rolls are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2022
    Publication date: February 23, 2023
    Inventors: Kevin Mitchell, Robert Edward Reinerman, Douglas Jay Barkey, Mark Alan Green, Paul Dennis Trokhan, J. Michael Bills, Jeffrey Glen Sheehan, Paul Thomas Weisman
  • Publication number: 20230027102
    Abstract: Creped fibrous structures having pillows and knuckles, wherein the creped fibrous structures may exhibit improved knuckle properties, such as Knuckle Roughness Ra, Knuckle Roughness Rq, and Knuckle Creping Frequency and methods for making same are provided, and/or may comprise elongate knuckles comprising discrete pillows and/or elongate pillows between first and second elongate knuckles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2022
    Publication date: January 26, 2023
    Inventors: Fei WANG, Douglas Jay BARKEY, James Allen CAIN, Stephen John DELVECCHIO, Angela Marie LEIMBACH, Kun PIAO, James Kenneth COMER, Ryan Dominic MALADEN, Atiya JORDAN-BROWN, David Warren LOEBKER