Patents by Inventor Harmut Thiele

Harmut Thiele 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: 4944407
    Abstract: A square packing container is described, manufactured from a one-piece blank comprising a base and a lid portion and side wall surfaces located thereon, which are connected to one another by means of connecting tabs, and wherein weakened lines are formed on the side wall surfaces. According to the invention, the weakened lines (9, 9', 10, 10', 11) are formed approximately in the plane of symmetry of the side wall surfaces (3, 4), and moreover, two perforated tabs (5, 6) are formed on at least one side wall (3). An adhesive tape (12) encircling the side wall surfaces is stuck on to the projections (5', 6') of the perforated tabs (5, 6), each in the direction of the side edges (7, 8), with the adhesive tape (12) connecting the side tabs (13, 13' and 14, 14') of the base portion (15) and the lid portion (16) with one another.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 1989
    Date of Patent: July 31, 1990
    Assignee: Reel/Frame 5189/0412 Agfa-Gevaert Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Harmut Thiele, Leo Gruber, Jose Toral