Patents by Inventor Drew Carlson

Drew Carlson 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: 20200236954
    Abstract: A foodstuff grinder attachment kit includes: a lower tray including a plurality of receptacles; a grinder housing positioned in a first one of the receptacles, the grinder housing including a feed tube, a main body, and a conveyor configured to convey a foodstuff from the feed tube to an opening in the main body; and a feed tray having a feed exit, the feed tray configured to engage and overlie the lower tray to provide a cover for the kit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2019
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Inventors: Mark K Romandy, Drew Carlson
  • Patent number: 10709283
    Abstract: A pour-over coffee dripper is presented. The dripper includes a container having a first opening and a second opening of different sizes and a sidewall extending between the first opening and the second opening. Ridges are formed on an inside surface of the sidewall extending in straight lines between the first opening and the second opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: Blue Bottle Coffee, Inc.
    Inventors: Jeremy John Kuempel, Christopher William Ledesma, Thomas Drew Carlson, Neil M. Day, Jr.
  • Patent number: 10660343
    Abstract: An apparatus and method are provided for automatically making a pocket sandwich. The apparatus includes a platform configured to support a wrap (such as pita bread, tortillas, or the like) and a rotatable food pocket arranged at a center of the platform. A folding paddle is configured to rotate toward and away from the center of the platform, being placed at a location with respect to the platform such that motion of the folding paddle toward the center of the platform folds a portion of the wrap. The holding arm has a tip at a free end thereof, being movable in a vertical direction toward and away from the center of the platform. The holding arm is configured to contact the wrap and hold the folded pleat in place while the food pocket rotates with respect to the platform to permit the folding paddle to generate a successive pleat.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc.
    Inventors: William D Starr, Amy Hollister, Drew Carlson
  • Publication number: 20190053503
    Abstract: An apparatus is provided for automatically making a pocket sandwich, and methods for making and using the same. The apparatus includes a platform configured to support a wrap (such as pita bread, tortillas, or the like) and a rotatable food pocket arranged at a center of the platform. A folding paddle is configured to rotate toward and away from the center of the platform, being placed at a location with respect to the platform such that motion of the folding paddle toward the center of the platform folds a portion of the wrap. The holding arm has a tip at a free end thereof, being movable in a vertical direction toward and away from the center of the platform. The holding arm is configured to contact the wrap and hold the folded pleat in place while the food pocket rotates with respect to the platform to permit the folding paddle to generate a successive pleat.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 18, 2017
    Publication date: February 21, 2019
    Inventors: William D. Starr, Amy Hollister, Drew Carlson
  • Publication number: 20180116441
    Abstract: A pour-over coffee dripper is presented. The dripper includes a container having a first opening and a second opening of different sizes and a sidewall extending between the first opening and the second opening. Ridges are formed on an inside surface of the sidewall extending in straight lines between the first opening and the second opening.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2017
    Publication date: May 3, 2018
    Inventors: Jeremy John KUEMPEL, Christopher William LEDESMA, Thomas Drew CARLSON, Neil M. DAY, JR.
  • Patent number: 9795158
    Abstract: A kitchen appliance for popping popcorn comprises a housing and a popping mechanism. The housing comprises a bottom housing portion adapted to sit stably upon a surface during operation of the appliance and adapted to receive popcorn that has been popped by the appliance and a top housing portion adapted to sit stably upon the bottom housing portion during operation of the appliance and selectively removable from the bottom housing portion. The popping mechanism heats unpopped popcorn kernels in order to cause the unpopped popcorn kernels to pop. The popping mechanism is affixed within the top housing portion such that, when the top housing portion is selectively removed from the bottom housing portion and placed upright on a surface, the popping mechanism does not contact the surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2017
    Assignee: Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc.
    Inventors: Drew Carlson, Derek A McCullough
  • Patent number: 9646149
    Abstract: A samples service is configured to provide accelerated application authentication and content delivery. A proof of identity of a client application is exchanged with credentials that are used to authenticate the client application to a content provider. Samples of documents from the content provider are selected based on a contextual information of the client application to provide it with customized content. Static data associated with the samples are provided instead of dynamic data that is resource intensive to generate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2017
    Assignee: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventors: Drew Carlson, Martin Calsyn, Alexander Angriawan
  • Publication number: 20170059174
    Abstract: A toaster oven comprising a housing defining a food cavity, an opening defined in the housing, a door movably affixed to the housing, a cooking grid selectively mountable within the housing, one or more heating elements within the housing, a timer controlling activation of the heating elements, and a timer control knob engaged with the timer. The timer control knob is selectively rotatable in a second direction from the off position to a third position to activate at least one of the one or more heating elements until the timer control knob is selectively rotated in the first direction back to the off position. The timer control knob has a selectively depressible pushbutton, such that the timer control knob is only selectively rotatable in the second direction from the off position to the third position when the pushbutton is depressed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 21, 2016
    Publication date: March 2, 2017
    Inventors: Drew Carlson, William D. Starr
  • Patent number: D749349
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2016
    Assignee: Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc.
    Inventors: Drew Carlson, Delroy Dennisur, Spencer Dodge, Jonathan Dalton
  • Patent number: D812416
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 13, 2018
    Assignee: Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc.
    Inventor: Drew Carlson
  • Patent number: D818762
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2018
    Assignee: Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc.
    Inventor: Drew Carlson
  • Patent number: D821803
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2018
    Assignee: Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc.
    Inventor: Drew Carlson
  • Patent number: D823040
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2018
    Assignee: Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc.
    Inventors: Brian Bock, Mark K Romandy, Drew Carlson
  • Patent number: D838538
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc.
    Inventor: Drew Carlson
  • Patent number: D842023
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc.
    Inventors: Drew Carlson, Spencer Dodge, Hee Seung Lim, Jonathan Dalton
  • Patent number: D864656
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc.
    Inventors: Drew Carlson, Sagar Mistry, Shampa Nakhate, Kruttika Gulhane, Ashish Handa, Sajayesh Vijayachandran, Vishal Cholkar, Sanjeeb Behera, Pushkar Vichare, Vijayanand Gejji
  • Patent number: D871069
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc.
    Inventor: Drew Carlson
  • Patent number: D873607
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: Blue Bottle Coffee, Inc.
    Inventors: Neil M. Day, Jr., Jeremy John Kuempel, Christopher William Ledesma, Thomas Drew Carlson
  • Patent number: D880236
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc
    Inventor: Drew Carlson
  • Patent number: D878697
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc.
    Inventor: Drew Carlson