Patents by Inventor Henri Christophe Frederic Joseph Smal

Henri Christophe Frederic Joseph Smal 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: 20040093756
    Abstract: There is provided a filter for use with a hair air-styling device and a method for maintaining and/or replacing such a filter. The filter has a frame for detachably retaining a flexible screening fabric so as to form an air permeable wall. The filter is telescopically connected to the hair air-styling device so as to provide a user selective access to the filter, thereby enabling the user to quickly visually ascertain the condition of the filter, and, if needed, to easily clean and/or remove and replace the filter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2002
    Publication date: May 20, 2004
    Applicant: CONAIR CIP, INC.
    Inventors: Vito James Carlucci, Henri Christophe Frederic Joseph Smal
  • Patent number: 6691429
    Abstract: There is provided a stand for use with a hand held hair dryer. The stand selectively cooperates with a handle of the hand held hair dryer to form a tripod and enable a user to operate the hand held hair dryer in a hands-free manner. The stand can telescopically cooperate with the hand held hair dryer in such a manner to allow the hand held hair dryer to be selectively, tilted, angled and/or positioned when rested on or supported against a surface. The stand provides a user with greater flexibility in use and enhances the effectiveness/efficiency of the hand held hair dryer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2002
    Date of Patent: February 17, 2004
    Assignee: Conair Corporation
    Inventors: Vito James Carlucci, Jong Sik Lim, Henri Christophe Frederic Joseph Smal