Patents by Inventor Jae Koog An

Jae Koog An 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: 11118826
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a refrigerator. The refrigerator includes a main body including a storage compartment. The refrigerator also includes a door configured to open and close the storage compartment. The refrigerator further includes an ice-making compartment disposed in the storage compartment. The refrigerator also includes and a sealing member disposed at the door to apply a sealing force to the ice-making compartment when the door is closed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Chang Uo Hong, Jae Koog An, Min Seob Yook, Moon Gyo Jung
  • Patent number: 10995536
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a door opening apparatus capable of preventing degradation of appearance quality of a door because an additional switch is not provided, and a refrigerator including the same. The refrigerator may include a main body including a storage compartment, a door provided to open or close the storage compartment, and a door opening apparatus provided to detect a moving amount of the door and open the door when the door is pushed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Young Il Song, Ii Sung Bae, Jae Koog An, Kwan Yeol Lee, Joo Yong Lee
  • Patent number: 10947098
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a refrigerator capable of producing carbonated water and a control method thereof. The refrigerator includes a carbonated water tank to store carbonated water a carbon dioxide gas supply valve to open/close a carbon dioxide gas flow path to guide carbon dioxide gas from a carbon dioxide gas cylinder to the carbonated water tank, and a carbonated water tank pressure sensor to detect an internal pressure of the carbonated water tank.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jae Koog An, Kyung Ho Hwang, Yong Soo Kyong, Jea Won Lee, Jong Ho Lee
  • Patent number: 10928114
    Abstract: An ice maker provided in a refrigerator is provided. The ice maker includes: first and second ice making units configured to include ice making trays, heaters heating the ice making trays for deicing, and ejectors ejecting made ice from the ice making trays, respectively, wherein a plurality of first ice making grooves are formed in the ice making tray of the first ice making unit, and a plurality of second ice making grooves are formed in the ice making tray of the second ice making unit, the plurality of second ice making grooves having a shape different from that of the plurality of first ice making grooves.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hye-kyoung An, Kwan-yeol Lee, Jae-koog An, Ho-cheol Cho
  • Publication number: 20200355426
    Abstract: Disclosed is a refrigerator. The refrigerator includes a body which includes a storage compartment, a door which opens and closes the storage compartment and includes a dispenser, a water tank case disposed in the door, a water tank separably mounted in the water tank case, a water level sensor configured to sense a water level inside the water tank when the water tank is mounted in the water tank case, and a water tank valve configured to guide water supplied from a water supply source to the dispenser or the water tank and to prevent water from being supplied to the water tank when the water level sensor senses that a certain amount of water is stored in the water tank.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 28, 2020
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Inventors: Sang Min PARK, Jun O KWON, Jae Koog AN
  • Patent number: 10816255
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a refrigerator having an ice bucket with a simple structure. The refrigerator may include a main body and an ice bucket provided to supply ice, wherein the ice bucket includes an ice bank provided with an ice storage space therein and an opening, an auger rotatably disposed in the ice bank to rotate about a rotating shaft to transfer ice, and a guide lever rotatably installed in the ice bank to open or close the opening and configured to open the opening by being pushed by ice being transferred in a direction of the rotating shaft.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Young Il Song, Jae Koog An
  • Patent number: 10794628
    Abstract: Disclosed is a refrigerator. The refrigerator includes a body which includes a storage compartment, a door which opens and closes the storage compartment and includes a dispenser, a water tank case disposed in the door, a water tank separably mounted in the water tank case, a water level sensor configured to sense a water level inside the water tank when the water tank is mounted in the water tank case, and a water tank valve configured to guide water supplied from a water supply source to the dispenser or the water tank and to prevent water from being supplied to the water tank when the water level sensor senses that a certain amount of water is stored in the water tank.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sang Min Park, Jun O Kwon, Jae Koog An
  • Publication number: 20200139280
    Abstract: A water purifying filter has a cylindrical inner housing to receive a filter therein, and an outer housing to receive the inner housing. The inner housing and the outer housing are spaced apart from each other to form an insulation space configured to suppress heat transfer and to reduce the filter freezing inside the inner housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2019
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sang Min PARK, Jae Koog AN
  • Patent number: 10632405
    Abstract: A water purifying filter has a cylindrical inner housing to receive a filter therein, and an outer housing to receive the inner housing. The inner housing and the outer housing are spaced apart from each other to form an insulation space configured to suppress heat transfer and to reduce the filter freezing inside the inner housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sang Min Park, Jae Koog An
  • Patent number: 10500530
    Abstract: A water purifying filter has a cylindrical inner housing to receive a filter therein, and an outer housing to receive the inner housing. The inner housing and the outer housing are spaced apart from each other to form an insulation space configured to suppress heat transfer and to reduce the filter freezing inside the inner housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sang Min Park, Jae Koog An
  • Patent number: 10480841
    Abstract: A water feed system of a refrigerator includes a filter and water tank assembly; a first water feed pipe connecting an external water source, the filter and water tank assembly; a second water feed pipe connecting the filter, water tank assembly and icemaker; and a third water feed pipe connecting the filter, water tank assembly and dispenser. The filter and water tank assembly includes a filter; a water tank; and a valve provided at a junction of a hose connecting the water tank to the second water feed pipe and the third water feed pipe to selectively supply the water from the water tank to the second water feed pipe or the third water feed pipe. The filter and water tank assembly further includes a control valve to control supply of water from the external water source.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Jae Koog An
  • Patent number: 10323876
    Abstract: A refrigerator including a main body having a storage compartment; a door rotatably coupled to the main body to open or close the storage compartment; and an icemaker and an ice bucket configured to store ice cubes produced by the icemaker. The ice bucket is provided with a feeding device to feed the ice cubes stored therein. The main body includes a driving device configured to drive the feeding device. When the door is closed, the driving device is connected to the feeding device, and when the door is opened, the driving device is disconnected from the feeding device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jin Jeong, Kyoung Ki Park, Bong Su Son, Do Yun Jang, Jae Koog An, Bu Kil Jeong
  • Patent number: 10190817
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a refrigerator which includes a carbonated water production assembly, wherein the carbonated water production assembly includes a structure in which a carbonated water container in which carbonated water is produced is installed as a production module, and a structure of a sensor which senses installation of the carbonated water container. Through this, when the carbonated water container is incorrectly installed or not installed, the carbonated water is prevented from being unintentionally produced, and thus efficiency of a carbonated water production may be improved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jae Koog An, Kyung Ho Hwang
  • Publication number: 20180187941
    Abstract: An ice maker provided in a refrigerator is provided. The ice maker includes: first and second ice making units configured to include ice making trays, heaters heating the ice making trays for deicing, and ejectors ejecting made ice from the ice making trays, respectively, wherein a plurality of first ice making grooves are formed in the ice making tray of the first ice making unit, and a plurality of second ice making grooves are formed in the ice making tray of the second ice making unit, the plurality of second ice making grooves having a shape different from that of the plurality of first ice making grooves.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 3, 2018
    Publication date: July 5, 2018
    Inventors: Hye-kyoung AN, Kwan-yeol LEE, Jae-koog AN, Ho-cheol CHO
  • Publication number: 20180187470
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a door opening apparatus capable of preventing degradation of appearance quality of a door because an additional switch is not provided, and a refrigerator including the same. The refrigerator may include a main body including a storage compartment, a door provided to open or close the storage compartment, and a door opening apparatus provided to detect a moving amount of the door and open the door when the door is pushed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 2, 2018
    Publication date: July 5, 2018
    Inventors: Young Il SONG, Il Sung BAE, Jae Koog AN, Kwan Yeol LEE, Joo Yong LEE
  • Publication number: 20180187942
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a refrigerator. The refrigerator includes a main body including a storage compartment. The refrigerator also includes a door configured to open and close the storage compartment. The refrigerator further includes an ice-making compartment disposed in the storage compartment. The refrigerator also includes and a sealing member disposed at the door to apply a sealing force to the ice-making compartment when the door is closed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 29, 2017
    Publication date: July 5, 2018
    Inventors: Chang Uo HONG, Jae Koog AN, Min Seob YOOK, Moon Gyo JUNG
  • Publication number: 20180187964
    Abstract: Disclosed is a refrigerator. The refrigerator includes a body which includes a storage compartment, a door which opens and closes the storage compartment and includes a dispenser, a water tank case disposed in the door, a water tank separably mounted in the water tank case, a water level sensor configured to sense a water level inside the water tank when the water tank is mounted in the water tank case, and a water tank valve configured to guide water supplied from a water supply source to the dispenser or the water tank and to prevent water from being supplied to the water tank when the water level sensor senses that a certain amount of water is stored in the water tank.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 3, 2018
    Publication date: July 5, 2018
    Inventors: Sang Min PARK, Jun O KWON, Jae Koog AN
  • Patent number: 9933203
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a refrigerator which includes a carbonated water production assembly, wherein the carbonated water production assembly includes a nozzle module provided such that carbon dioxide is sprayed in an inner portion of the carbonated water container to produce carbonated water in the carbonated water container. Through this, the carbonated water is easily produced, production components are simplified, and thus utilization of a space may be improved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 3, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jae Koog An, Jong Ho Lee
  • Patent number: 9915461
    Abstract: A refrigerator includes an ice-making chamber, an ice bucket that can be slidably drawn into and out of the ice-making chamber, and a locking device that can lock the ice bucket, and the locking device may be provided in an upper wall of an inner case. Only a latch protrusion that protrudes upwardly is formed in the ice bucket so as to be coupled to the locking device, and therefore a structure of the ice bucket may be simplified, and an unnecessary opening may not be formed in the ice bucket, thereby preventing cool air of an inside of the ice bucket from leaking.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 13, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jae Koog An, Kyoung Ki Park
  • Patent number: 9879902
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a refrigerator which includes a carbonated water production assembly, wherein the carbonated water production assembly includes a structure in which purified water or carbonated water which overflow from a carbonated water container in which the carbonated water is produced is discharged by detouring. Through this, cleanliness of the carbonated water container may be improved, and safety may be improved during the carbonated water production.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jae Koog An, Byung Mo Yu