Patents by Inventor Gilles Rapet

Gilles Rapet 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: 20200148407
    Abstract: Method of making a blow-molded plastic container comprises forming a hollow blow-molded article comprising a main body portion defining an interior space, a finish portion defining a mouth in fluid communication with the interior space, the finish portion having a substantially cylindrical circumferential wall of generally uniform thickness surrounding the mouth, the circumferential wall having an upper edge with a perimeter flange and a pair of tabs projecting radially inward from the circumferential wall, the pair of tabs defining a spout therebetween, and a moil portion extending from the perimeter flange in a direction opposite the main body portion. Method further includes inflating the plastic material within the mold cavity to form the hollow blow-molded article and removing the moil portion from the perimeter flange. Blow-molded plastic container having a finish portion with directional pour spout and blow-molded article comprising container and moil portion also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2018
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Applicant: GRAHAM PACKAGING COMPANY, L.P.
    Inventors: Armel ARCHENY, David ARAUJO, Gilles RAPET
  • Publication number: 20060113274
    Abstract: A plastic container having a sidewall and a base merging with the sidewall. The base includes an annular bearing surface and an inner portion for accommodating inner forces tending to collapse the sidewall. The inner portion has a hinge for facilitating the inward collapse of the inner portion, a vacuum panel, and a support ring interposed between the hinge and the vacuum panel for facilitating a flexure of the vacuum panel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 1, 2004
    Publication date: June 1, 2006
    Applicant: GRAHAM PACKAGING COMPANY, L.P.
    Inventors: Gilles Keller, Michel Romand, Gilles Rapet, Gilles Perez