Patents by Inventor Harry LaCoste

Harry LaCoste 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: 20120048870
    Abstract: A beverage container has a tab member rotatably and pivotally mounted thereon. The tab member can be used to form two separate openings in the can top, and each opening can be used either independently or together. One opening is the main drink opening, and the other opening is designed to receive a straw. While the primary use for the second opening is to receive a straw, the second opening may also serve as a built in vent when the main drink opening is used.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2011
    Publication date: March 1, 2012
    Inventors: Harry LaCoste Ellerbe, III, Bryan Dwight Finch
  • Patent number: 4420076
    Abstract: A pill container for wearing by a user requiring medicine which can be quickly and easily reached in in an emergency situation comprising a portion of the container wearable from the body of a user, another separable tubular portion for containing the actual medicinal pills therewithin, and gasket structure mounted on the insert member for the dual function of securely holding the separable cup-like compartment together with the suspended insert and also permitting quick separation thereof in an emergency as well as excluding moisture and other contaminants from any medicine contained within the removable cup-like portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 1982
    Date of Patent: December 13, 1983
    Inventors: Lois M. Beveridge, Harry LaCoste