Patents by Inventor Jeffery Lawrence Flora

Jeffery Lawrence Flora 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: 7607192
    Abstract: The present invention relates a cleaning implement for cleaning hard surfaces, comprising a handle connected to a mop head which is at least partially deformable, the mop head having a leading edge connected to a trailing edge, wherein the mop head comprises a first cavity, said first cavity extending from the leading edge towards the trailing edge, said first cavity forming an opening only adjacent the leading edge when said mop head is in contact with a hard surface to be cleaned, said opening having a width of between about 50% and about 100% of the entire length of the leading edge. The present invention further relates to a cleaning system for cleaning hard surfaces, comprising the cleaning implement, and a cleaning sheet removably attached to the mop head of said cleaning implement. The present invention further relates to a method of cleaning a hard surface comprising the step of wiping the surface with the cleaning system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2005
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2009
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Jeffery Lawrence Flora, Douglas Michael McGahan
  • Publication number: 20040121686
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a nonwoven substrate suitable for use as a cleaning sheet having density of no more than 0.15 g/cm3 and comprising at least one fibrous web, said substrate comprising at least one first region and at least one second region wherein said second region comprises protruding elements and is capable of greater geometric deformation than said first region. The present invention also relates to the use of said substrates as cleaning sheets, a process of cleaning soiled surfaces with said substrates and a method of making said substrates.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2003
    Publication date: June 24, 2004
    Applicant: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Arthur Wong, Jeffery Lawrence Flora, John Brian Strube, Ali Abdelaziz Alwattari, Rajeev Chhabra