Patents by Inventor F. Paul Valenti, Jr.

F. Paul Valenti, Jr. 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: 20190143724
    Abstract: A multi-layer label assembly apparatus. A label printing apparatus, a label dispensing mechanism, and a receptacle affixed to the label printing apparatus in a position adjacent the label dispensing mechanism are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 9, 2019
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Inventors: F. Paul Valenti, JR., Carl Opel, Daniel Hedger, Don Starr
  • Patent number: 10242600
    Abstract: A continuous series of printable wristbands formed out of an elongate flexible material. A plurality of liner pieces are longitudinally spaced on the undersurface of the elongate flexible material and a plurality of discontinuities are longitudinally spaced on the elongate flexible material to correspond with the plurality of liner pieces. The plurality of discontinuities define a plurality of wristband pieces. The plurality of wristband pieces are detachable from each other at the discontinuities.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: Chicago Tag & Label Inc.
    Inventors: F. Paul Valenti, Jr., Carl Opel, Daniel P. Hedger
  • Patent number: 10198971
    Abstract: A multi-layer label system. A carrier material with an upper label and a lower label removably adhered thereto is provided. The upper label and lower label are dispensed from the carrier and applied to a surface, whereby after application the underside of the lower label is in contact with the surface and the undersurface of the upper label is in contact with the top side of the lower label.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: Chicago Tag & Label, Inc.
    Inventors: F. Paul Valenti, Jr., Carl Opel, Daniel Hedger
  • Patent number: 10181271
    Abstract: A foldunder label includes a first label sheet with a top side and an opposing underside and a first label line of weakness defining a central region of the first label sheet; and a second label sheet comprising an upper side and an opposing lower side and a second label line of weakness defining a central portion of the second label sheet; and a carrier material with a first section and a second section separated by a line of demarcation, a first section line of weakness underlying the first label, and a second section line of weakness underlying the second label, wherein the underside of the first label sheet is removably adhered to the first section and the lower side of the second label sheet is removably adhered to the second section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2019
    Assignee: Chicago Tag & Label, Inc.
    Inventors: F. Paul Valenti, Jr., Carl Opel, Daniel Hedger
  • Publication number: 20180137788
    Abstract: Multi-part label systems, and methods for their assembly. A carrier material with a first label and a second label removably adhered thereto is provided. The first label and second label are dispensed from the carrier material and applied to a surface simultaneously, whereby after application the underside of the first label is in contact with the surface and the undersurface of the second label is in contact with the top side of the first label.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2017
    Publication date: May 17, 2018
    Inventors: F. Paul Valenti, JR., Carl Opel, Dan Hedger
  • Patent number: 9812040
    Abstract: Auto-applied packing list and upper label systems. A carrier material with an upper label and a lower label removeably adhered thereto is provided. The upper label and lower label are dispensed in sequence onto a label applicator apparatus. The label applicator apparatus applies the upper label and the lower label to a surface simultaneously, whereby after application the underside of the lower label is in contact with the surface and the undersurface of the upper label is in contact with the top side of the lower label.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2017
    Assignee: Chicago Tag & Label
    Inventors: F. Paul Valenti, Jr., Carl Opel, Daniel P. Hedger
  • Patent number: 9607530
    Abstract: A label form that includes a sheet material and a substrate piece is disclosed. The sheet material has a covering section and a concealable section connected to the covering section. The reinforcing piece is attached to a surface of the sheet material. When the concealable section is folded under the covering section, at least a portion of the undersurface of the reinforcing piece is revealed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 28, 2017
    Assignee: Chicago Tag & Label, Inc.
    Inventors: F. Paul Valenti, Jr., Carl Opel, Daniel P. Hedger
  • Patent number: 9499004
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a pro label book includes printing static indicia on a web of label material, applying an adhesive to each portion of the web of label material that will become a label page in a pro label book that is not the portion of the web of label material that will become a top page of a label book to be formed if the adhesive is applied to a top surface of the web of label material or a bottom page of a label book to be formed if the adhesive is applied to the bottom surface of the web of label material, printing variable information on the web of label material, sheeting the web of label material to form label pages, and batching the label pages together utilizing the applied adhesive. Certain embodiments include attaching one of a backer or a cover to the web of label material following the printing static indicia step.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2016
    Assignee: Chicago Tag & Label, Inc.
    Inventors: F. Paul Valenti, Jr., Dan Hedger, Carl Opel
  • Patent number: 9409371
    Abstract: A label folding apparatus and methods for its use are disclosed. Such a label folding apparatus comprises a label folding assembly and a label holding assembly, and may be used to fold a foldable label placed onto the label holding assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2016
    Assignee: Chicago Tag & Label, Inc.
    Inventors: F. Paul Valenti, Jr., Carl Opel, Daniel Hedger, John Cammarata, Mike English
  • Patent number: 9302444
    Abstract: A label folding apparatus and methods for its use are disclosed. Such a label folding apparatus comprises a label folding assembly and a label holding assembly, and may be used to fold a foldable label placed onto the label holding assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2016
    Assignee: Chicago Tag & Label, Inc.
    Inventors: F. Paul Valenti, Jr., Carl Opel, Daniel Hedger, John Cammarata, Mike English
  • Publication number: 20160078788
    Abstract: A label form that includes a sheet material and a substrate piece is disclosed. The sheet material has a covering section and a concealable section connected to the covering section. The reinforcing piece is attached to a surface of the sheet material. When the concealable section is folded under the covering section, at least a portion of the undersurface of the reinforcing piece is revealed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2014
    Publication date: March 17, 2016
    Inventors: F. Paul Valenti, JR., Carl Opel, Daniel P. Hedger
  • Patent number: 8784598
    Abstract: Auto-applied packing list and upper label systems. A carrier material with an upper label and a lower label removeably adhered thereto is provided. The upper label and lower label are dispensed in sequence onto a label applicator apparatus. The label applicator apparatus applies the upper label and the lower label to a surface simultaneously, whereby after application the underside of the lower label is in contact with the surface and the undersurface of the upper label is in contact with the top side of the lower label.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 22, 2014
    Assignee: Chicago Tag & Label, Inc.
    Inventors: F. Paul Valenti, Jr., Carl Opel, Daniel Hedger
  • Patent number: 8528940
    Abstract: A printable form with a printable face ply and a wristband releasably bonded to the printable form. The wristband may be detached from the printable form and secured around a body part for use in identification.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2013
    Assignee: Chicago Tag & Label, Inc.
    Inventors: F. Paul Valenti, Jr., Carl Opel, Daniel Hedger
  • Patent number: 8449963
    Abstract: An improved integrated multi-use label and concealed document form. In at least one embodiment of the present disclosure, such a form comprises a first sheet material, a second sheet material, and a third sheet material. The sheet materials are joined together with the first sheet material between the other two sheet materials. Lines of weakness defining at least one multi-use label and concealed document label are cut into the joined together sheet materials.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2013
    Assignee: Chicago Tag & Label, Inc.
    Inventors: F. Paul Valenti, Jr., Carl Opel, Daniel Hedger
  • Patent number: 8398117
    Abstract: A printable form with a printable face ply and a wristband releasably bonded to the printable form. The wristband may be detached from the printable form and secured around a body part for use in identification.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2013
    Assignee: Chicago Tag & Label, Inc.
    Inventors: F. Paul Valenti, Jr., Carl Opel, Daniel Hedger
  • Patent number: 8353998
    Abstract: Auto-applied packing list and upper label methods. A carrier material with an upper label and a lower label removably adhered thereto is provided. The lower label and upper label are dispensed in sequence onto a label applicator apparatus. The label applicator apparatus applies the upper label and the lower label to a surface simultaneously, whereby after application the underside of the lower label is in contact with the surface and the undersurface of the upper label is in contact with the top side of the lower label.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2013
    Assignee: Chicago Tag & Label, Inc.
    Inventors: F. Paul Valenti, Jr., Carl Opel, Daniel Hedger
  • Patent number: 8282133
    Abstract: A printable form with a printable face ply and a wristband releasably bonded to the printable form. The wristband may be detached from the printable form and secured around a body part for use in identification.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2012
    Assignee: Chicago Tag & Label, Inc.
    Inventors: F. Paul Valenti, Jr., Carl Opel, Daniel Hedger
  • Patent number: 8182893
    Abstract: A group of size-adjustable wristbands is disclosed. The group of wristbands includes a backing sheet that is connected to a stub area disposed at an end of the backing sheet. A plurality of elongated strips is connected to the stub area in a side-by-side fashion. Each strip includes a first end attached to an additional stub area and a second end attached to the stub area. Each strip further includes a top surface. The group of wristbands further includes a plurality of top sheets, each top sheet having a first end and a second end. The first end of each top sheet is attached to one of the strips along a top surface thereof. Each top sheet is clear and includes a bottom side coated with a top adhesive layer. Finally, the group of wristbands includes a plurality of top liners with each top liner being sandwiched between one of the top adhesive layers and one of the strips.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 22, 2012
    Assignee: Chicago, Tag & Label, Inc.
    Inventors: F. Paul Valenti, Jr., Carl Opel, Dan Hedger
  • Patent number: 8181994
    Abstract: A printable form comprising a printable face surface and a wristband releasably bonded to f the printable face surface. In at least one embodiment the wristband may be detached from the printable face surface and secured to around a body part for use in identification. In at least one embodiment the wristband comprises one or more labels that may be detached therefrom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 22, 2012
    Assignee: Chicago Tag & Label, Inc.
    Inventors: F. Paul Valenti, Jr., Carl Opel, Daniel Hedger
  • Patent number: 8182189
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a pro label book includes printing static indicia on a web of label material, applying an adhesive to each portion of the web of label material that will become a label page in a pro label book that is not the portion of the web of label material that will become a top page of a label book to be formed if the adhesive is applied to a top surface of the web of label material or a bottom page of a label book to be formed if the adhesive is applied to the bottom surface of the web of label material, printing variable information on the web of label material, sheeting the web of label material to form label pages, and batching the label pages together utilizing the applied adhesive. Certain embodiments include attaching one of a backer or a cover to the web of label material following the printing static indicia step.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2009
    Date of Patent: May 22, 2012
    Assignee: Chicago Tag & Label, Inc.
    Inventors: F. Paul Valenti, Jr., Carl Opel, John Cammarata, Tom Hogan, Daniel Hedger