Patents by Inventor G. Franklin Vaughn, Jr.

G. Franklin Vaughn, 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).

  • Patent number: 7776416
    Abstract: A case-ready package has a support member, a lid, and an absorbent pad capable of withstanding sudden evacuation without rupture. The absorbent pad has upper and lower webs enveloping an absorbent layer, with the upper and lower webs adhered to one another around the periphery of the pad. The lower web is a permeable web comprising fiber. The fiber is preferably hydrophobic, and preferably has a hydrophilic composition thereon. The invention also pertains to a packaging process and packaged product using the absorbent pad.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2001
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2010
    Assignee: Cryovac, Inc.
    Inventors: David L. Kinard, G. Franklin Vaughn, Jr., Solomon Bekele, Charles Kannankeril