Patents by Inventor Jea-won Lee

Jea-won Lee 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: 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
  • Publication number: 20200386414
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to an oven having a guide member capable of automatically withdrawing an oven rack from the inside of a cooking chamber when a door is opened and a rail detachably coupled to the cooking chamber and the oven rack to move the oven rack in the front-rear direction. The oven includes a main body, a cooking chamber provided inside the main body and having an open front side, a door rotatably coupled to the main body to open and close the cooking chamber, an oven rack provided inside the cooking chamber to be movable in the front-rear direction and supporting a plurality of shelves, and a guide member connected to the oven rack according to opening and closing of the door to guide the oven rack to be moved in the front-rear direction, and separated from the oven rack when the door is completely opened.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2018
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Inventors: Ji Won RYU, Jea Won LEE, Wan-Ku KANG, Young Mi KIM, Hyun Uk PARK
  • Patent number: 10851488
    Abstract: In a washing machine having a door locking device that allows a door to keep an opening closed, the door locking device includes a latch configured to move in a first direction to restrict the door and move in a second direction, which is opposite the first direction, to release the restriction on the door and a locker configured to limit movement of the latch in the second direction. By such a configuration, the door can be opened/closed, restricted, and opened using a single device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ju-Yeong Kim, Nam Soo Park, Jea Won Lee, Hyeon Kyu Lim, Dong-il Back, Jun-young Choi
  • Patent number: 10724782
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a refrigerator that has an improved structure to facilitate assembling of a door and a main body which are separable from each other. The refrigerator includes a main body that forms an exterior appearance, a storage compartment that is provided inside the main body, a door that is rotatably coupled to the main body so as to open and close an open front surface of the storage compartment, and a hinge bracket that connects the main body and the door. Here, the hinge bracket includes a first bracket that is coupled to the main body and a second bracket that is coupled to the door and detachably coupled to the first bracket.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jee Hoon Lee, Sung Wook Kang, Tae In Eom, Yong Soo Kyong, Yury Telegin, Ivanov Igor, Jea Won Lee, Kyung Han Jeong
  • Patent number: 10697693
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a refrigerator including a sliding bar provided in each of a pair of doors and that moves between standby and contact positions to which the sliding bar moves from the standby position to seal a gap between the doors, and a moving device that operates the sliding bar in linkage with operations of opening and closing the doors, wherein the moving device includes a lever that is pressed by the main body and rotatably provided inside the doors to transmit a pressing force in a direction different from a direction in which the lever is pressed by the main body, and a sliding link that operates in linkage with rotation of the lever and configured so that the sliding bar moves between the standby position and the contact position. Through this configuration, the refrigerator minimizes noise related to opening and closing the doors and improves insulation performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jong Ho Lee, Geon Hee Lee, Jee-Hoon Lee, Jea Won Lee, Wan-Ku Kang, Nan Soo Park
  • Publication number: 20200173713
    Abstract: A refrigerator includes a body, a storage compartment formed inside the body, a plurality of drawers provided inside the storage compartment, a door slidably provided to open and close the storage compartment and a selective drawing device configured to select a first drawer from among the plurality of drawers and to draw the first drawer together with the door. The desired drawer can be pulled out together with the door at the time of pulling out the door, so that the usability can be improved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 11, 2020
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Inventors: Jun Won SEO, Jea Won LEE, Yong Soo KYONG, Kyung Ho HWANG, Jae Bok LEE, Myoung Jin JANG, Nam Gu CHOI
  • Publication number: 20200173807
    Abstract: An apparatus for controlling multimedia of a vehicle includes: a display to display a route guiding screen or a content screen; and a controller to control the display to display the route guiding screen or the content screen based on an active screen switching manner or a non-switching manner. A driver is prevented from deviating from a route because the driver fails to see the route guiding screen or prevented from inconveniently performing the additional handling of the driver to switch to the route guiding screen.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2019
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Inventors: Jae Yeol LEE, Jea Won HAN
  • Patent number: 10611109
    Abstract: Provided is a manufacturing method of an optical film, which manufactures an optical film in which at least a first film and a second film are stacked, the method including: pressing the first film and the second film with the optical film by passing both the first film and the second film between a pair of pressing rolls; forming a slit line in a width direction of the optical film by cutting the second film without cutting the first film at a rear end of a connection portion when the connection portion is included, to which a unit film is connected by a connection member between the first film and the second film which are pressed in the pressing; and conveying the optical film by passing the optical film with the slit line in the slit forming between a pair of conveying rolls.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Jeong Hwan Lee, Yun Seok Choe, Joo Sang Kim, Do Won Yang, Yong Gou Lee, Bong Su Jeung, Jea Han Ryoo
  • Patent number: 10602908
    Abstract: A dish washing machine having a structure allowing wash water to be evenly sprayed into a washing tub. The dish washing machine includes a cabinet forming an external appearance of the dish washing machine, a washing tub arranged in the cabinet and allowing dishes to be washed therein, a dish basket arranged in the washing tub to accommodate the dishes, a spray unit to spray wash water into the washing tub, a diversion unit arranged inside a flow passage of wash water to divert the wash water sprayed from the spray unit, and a guide member coupled to one side of the diversion unit to allow the diversion unit to move within the washing tub. As the spray unit and the diversion unit are provided, a dead zone which wash water does not reach may be eliminated, and divided and intensive washing may be implemented in the washing tub.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Seung Gee Hong, Yong Soo Kyong, Chan Young Park, Soo Hyung Yoo, Chang Wook Lee, Min Ho Jung, Hyoung Jun Kim, Jea Won Lee, Hyun Dong Jung, Jae Man Joo
  • Patent number: 10591204
    Abstract: A refrigerator includes a body, a storage compartment formed inside the body, a plurality of drawers provided inside the storage compartment, a door slidably provided to open and close the storage compartment and a selective drawing device configured to select a first drawer from among the plurality of drawers and to draw the first drawer together with the door. The desired drawer can be pulled out together with the door at the time of pulling out the door, so that the usability can be improved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jun Won Seo, Jea Won Lee, Yong Soo Kyong, Kyung Ho Hwang, Jae Bok Lee, Myoung Jin Jang, Nam Gu Choi
  • Patent number: 10506911
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a dishwasher including a spray unit fixed to one sidewall of a wash tub and a reflecting plate assembly to reflect wash water sprayed from the spray unit onto dishes and to linearly reciprocate in a spray direction of the wash water sprayed from the spray unit. The dishwasher further includes a drive unit to drive the reflecting plate assembly, and a cam unit to transmit driving force of the drive unit to the reflecting plate assembly. The drive unit includes a motor to generate rotational force, and a belt forming a closed loop and caused to make cyclic movement by the motor. The cam unit is engaged with the belt to transmit power of the belt to the reflecting plate assembly. The cam is alternately engaged with first and second portions of the belt to cause the reflecting plate assembly to reciprocate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chan Young Park, Chang Wook Lee, Seung Gee Hong, Young Su Ser, Soo Hyung Yoo, Kwan Woo Hong, Yong Soo Kyong, Jea Won Lee, Dae Uk Kang, Jeong Hoon Kang, Sung Jin Kim
  • Patent number: 10500894
    Abstract: A wheel for a robot cleaner includes an outer ring in contact with a surface to be cleaned, an inner ring which is disposed inside the outer ring and receives a driving force, a plurality of spokes which connect the outer ring and the inner ring, and form a plurality of independent spaces through which air passes, and a plurality of ribs disposed in the plurality of independent spaces, each of the plurality of ribs having a shorter length than a length of each of the plurality of spokes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chan-young Park, Seung-il Han, Jun-won Seo, Kyu-ha Lee, Young-mi Kim, Hyun-uk Park, Jea-won Lee, Young-kyun Jeong
  • Patent number: 10502433
    Abstract: An oven that has an improved structure so that the convenience of use and the energy efficiency may be improved includes a casing that has a front panel, a cooking chamber that is provided inside the casing, a door that is rotatably disposed in the casing so as to open and close the cooking chamber, and has a frame, and an individual door that is rotatably provided in the frame so as to open and close an opening provided in the frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sang Jun Park, Jae Jun Kim, Tai Kyung Kim, Yun Ho Yang, Jae Moon Lee, Bin Na Kim, Woo Joo Kim, Nam Soo Park, Hyeong Ju Seo, Jea Won Lee
  • Patent number: 10473385
    Abstract: A refrigerator includes a water tank which stores water, a carbon dioxide cylinder which stores carbon dioxide, a dispenser module which accommodates an external container and supplies the carbon dioxide and the water to the external container, and a controller which supplies the water to the external container and supplies the carbon dioxide to the external container when supplying the water is completed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jong Ho Lee, Jea Won Lee, Byung Mo Yu, Kyung Ho Hwang
  • Patent number: 10393422
    Abstract: An air conditioner including a door installed in order to provide a smooth appearance by hiding an outlet is provided. The air conditioner is installed on a wall and includes a front panel including a first panel part provided with an inlet and a second panel part connected to a lower portion of the first panel part and provided with an outlet; a lower panel connected to the second panel part of the front panel and extended toward the wall; and a door installed on a front surface of the second panel part so as to open and close the outlet while being slid, wherein the door is slid along a curved movement trajectory toward the lower panel, and a curvature of the movement trajectory is changed. A clean and smooth appearance may be formed using a door slid along a curved path and a slim appearance may be formed even in the state in which the door is opened.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hyun Uk Park, Geon Hee Lee, Ji Won Yoon, Jea Won Lee, Seung Il Han
  • Patent number: 10358757
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are a washing machine including a moving mechanism and a method of controlling the washing machine. The washing machine includes a cabinet, a tub disposed inside the cabinet, a drum rotatably provided inside the tub, a front panel which is located at one side of the cabinet and comprises an opening through which laundry is inserted and taken out, and a driving unit which moves the tub to change a space between the tub and the front panel. It is possible to prevent oscillation from being transferred by spacing the front panel and the tub apart during washing. Also, it is possible to provide convenience for a user by arranging the front panel and the tub adjacent to each other while inserting or taking out laundry.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Seung-Mok Lee, Sang Tak Lee, Yong Soo Kyong, Ju-Yeong Kim, Young Jin Um, Jea Won Lee, Jee-Hoon Lee, Kab Jin Jun, Jun Won Seo, Sung-Chul Hwang
  • Patent number: 10352073
    Abstract: A household electric appliance in which a door key is operated in association with an opening/closing operation of a door and is drawn into an inside of the door in the door opening operation is provided. The household electric appliance includes a main body having a space therein, a door coupled to the main body to be rotatable about a first rotation axis to open and close, respectively, the space, and a door key coupled to one of the main body and the door, the door key rotatable about a second rotation axis, so that a rotation of the door about the first rotation axis causes the door key to rotate about the second rotation axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jea-won Lee, Boo-keun Yoon, Yong-soo Kyong, Yong-jong Park
  • Patent number: 10278240
    Abstract: A cooking appliance including a body includes a cooking compartment and an electrical component compartment formed therein, a door link-coupled with the body to open and/or close the cooking compartment, a door moving unit including a link member which connects the door with the body to allow the door to pivot upward and downward in front of the cooking compartment, and a cover unit which prevents the electrical component compartment in the body from being exposed by a movement of the link member. Here, the body includes a link moving portion formed on a front side to allow the link member to move into or out of the body, and the cover unit is configured to shield the link moving portion when the door is opened.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hyung Kwen Ham, Nam Soo Park, Jea Won Lee
  • Publication number: 20190104913
    Abstract: A dish washing machine having a structure allowing wash water to be evenly sprayed into a washing tub. The dish washing machine includes a cabinet forming an external appearance of the dish washing machine, a washing tub arranged in the cabinet and allowing dishes to be washed therein, a dish basket arranged in the washing tub to accommodate the dishes, a spray unit to spray wash water into the washing tub, a diversion unit arranged inside a flow passage of wash water to divert the wash water sprayed from the spray unit, and a guide member coupled to one side of the diversion unit to allow the diversion unit to move within the washing tub. As the spray unit and the diversion unit are provided, a dead zone which wash water does not reach may be eliminated, and divided and intensive washing may be implemented in the washing tub.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2018
    Publication date: April 11, 2019
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Seung Gee HONG, Yong Soo KYONG, Chan Young PARK, Soo Hyung YOO, Chang Wook LEE, Min Ho JUNG, Hyoung Jun KIM, Jea Won LEE, Hyun Dong JUNG, Jae Man JOO
  • Patent number: 10206552
    Abstract: A dishwasher, in which a reservoir provided with an electrolyzer is connected to a water collector via a flow path change valve, and wash water in the reservoir is electrolyzed by the electrolyzer during non-operation of the wash water, to generate sterilizing water and to circulate the sterilizing water into the dishwasher, thereby achieving an enhancement in sterilizability of the dishwasher. A method for controlling a dishwasher makes it possible to suppress propagation of microorganisms left in the dishwasher and to remove organic substances, using a sterilizing agent or high-temperature water. It is also possible to reduce generation of offensive odor caused by decomposition of bacteria, through a reduction in the amount of bacteria in the dishwasher. Since sterilization of the dishwasher is automatically carried out, enhanced user convenience is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Su Jin Seong, Bo Kyung Lee, Jong Ho Lee, Ae Lee Im, Jung Soo Lim, Jung Min Choi, Jea Won Lee