Patents by Inventor Francis Schloss

Francis Schloss 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: 20070082156
    Abstract: A container comprising a polyester composition with enhanced carbon dioxide and oxygen barrier properties is provided. The polyester composition comprises a polyester and a purine derivative. In a particular embodiment, the purine derivative comprises a purine dione, such as caffeine.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2006
    Publication date: April 12, 2007
    Applicant: The Coca-Cola Company
    Inventors: Yu Shi, Francis Schloss, Doyle Weemes, Mary Weemes
  • Publication number: 20050230415
    Abstract: A method for replenishing carbon dioxide gas in a carbonated beverage container where a carbon dioxide regulator releases carbon dioxide at a rate approximately equal to the rate of carbon dioxide loss from said container. Also disclosed is packaging system for maintaining a consistent pressure of a carbonated beverage comprising a closure, a plastic container, and a carbon dioxide regulator. Also disclosed is a method for making a packaging system for maintaining a consistent pressure in a carbonated beverage comprising overmolding a preform around an assembly for a carbon dioxide regulator, or blending a carbon dioxide regulator into the plastic material used to form the body of a container for said carbonated beverage. Also disclosed is carbon dioxide regulator composition for replenishing carbon dioxide gas in a carbonated beverage container comprising polymeric carbonates, organic carbonates, or materials that absorb and subsequently release carbon dioxide.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2005
    Publication date: October 20, 2005
    Inventors: John Forgac, Francis Schloss, Matthew Kulzick