Patents by Inventor Jeffrey W. Palese

Jeffrey W. Palese 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: 20110239912
    Abstract: An expandable table that has a frame, at least one leg supporting the frame, first and second top portions movably connected or interconnected to the frame, an intermediate top portion movably connected or interconnected to the frame, and a movement mechanism connected or interconnected to the frame. The movement mechanism is configured to cause the first and second top portions to move along a longitudinal axis of the frame. The movement mechanism is also configured to cause the intermediate top portion to move normal to said longitudinal axis of a plane of movement of said first and second top portions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2011
    Publication date: October 6, 2011
    Inventor: JEFFREY W. PALESE
  • Publication number: 20110239911
    Abstract: An expandable table that has a frame, at least one leg supporting the frame, first and second top portions movably connected or interconnected to the frame, an intermediate top portion movably connected or interconnected to the frame, and a movement mechanism connected or interconnected to the frame. The movement mechanism is configured to cause the first and second top portions to move along a longitudinal axis of the frame. The movement mechanism is also configured to cause the intermediate top portion to move normal to said longitudinal axis of a plane of movement of said first and second top portions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2011
    Publication date: October 6, 2011
    Inventor: Jeffrey W. Palese
  • Patent number: 7481388
    Abstract: A kitchen appliance apparatus (10) mountable on a work surface (12) for performing a culinary function includes a culinary unit (14) and a base (16) for the culinary unit. The apparatus (10) includes a suction assembly (48) that includes a suction member (50) that forms a bottom surface of the base (16). The suction assembly (48) is operable to form a vacuum between the suction member (50) and the work surface (12) that releasably connects the base (16) to the work surface. A clamp assembly (100) includes a clamping member (112) that has a clamping surface spaced from and presented toward the suction member (50). The clamping member (112) is movable toward the suction member (50) to clamp the work surface (12) between the clamping member and the suction member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2003
    Date of Patent: January 27, 2009
    Assignee: Pragotrade U.S.A. Incorporated
    Inventor: Jeffrey W. Palese
  • Patent number: 7128554
    Abstract: A patty forming apparatus (10) is connectable with an output portion (30) of a food processor (14). The apparatus (10) includes a housing (60) connectable with the output portion (30) of the food processor (14). A mold plate (100) is arranged for movement in the housing (60). The mold plate (100) includes at least a first mold portion (120). The mold plate (100) is movable to a first position in the housing (60) for receiving a food product (26) in the first mold portion (120) from the food processor (14). The mold plate (100) is movable to a second position in the housing (60) for removal of the food product (26) from the first mold portion (120).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2003
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2006
    Inventor: Jeffrey W. Palese
  • Publication number: 20040247759
    Abstract: A patty forming apparatus (10) is connectable with an output portion (30) of a food processor (14). The apparatus (10) includes a housing (60) connectable with the output portion (30) of the food processor (14). A mold plate (100) is arranged for movement in the housing (60). The mold plate (100) includes at least a first mold portion (120). The mold plate (100) is movable to a first position in the housing (60) for receiving a food product (26) in the first mold portion (120) from the food processor (14). The mold plate (100) is movable to a second position in the housing (60) for removal of the food product (26) from the first mold portion (120).
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2003
    Publication date: December 9, 2004
    Inventor: Jeffrey W. Palese
  • Publication number: 20040237803
    Abstract: A kitchen appliance apparatus (10) mountable on a work surface (12) for performing a culinary function includes a culinary unit (14) and a base (16) for the culinary unit. The apparatus (10) includes a suction assembly (48) that includes a suction member (50) that forms a bottom surface of the base (16). The suction assembly (48) is operable to form a vacuum between the suction member (50) and the work surface (12) that releasably connects the base (16) to the work surface. A clamp assembly (100) includes a clamping member (112) that has a clamping surface spaced from and presented toward the suction member (50). The clamping member (112) is movable toward the suction member (50) to clamp the work surface (12) between the clamping member and the suction member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2003
    Publication date: December 2, 2004
    Inventor: Jeffrey W. Palese
  • Patent number: D525195
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2005
    Date of Patent: July 18, 2006
    Inventor: Jeffrey W. Palese
  • Patent number: D562519
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2007
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2008
    Assignee: Pragotrade, Inc.
    Inventors: Jeffrey W. Palese, Ling Zhou, Robert Browning
  • Patent number: D563070
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2007
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2008
    Assignee: Pragotrade, Inc.
    Inventors: Jeffrey W. Palese, Ling Zhou, Robert Browning
  • Patent number: D563619
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2007
    Date of Patent: March 4, 2008
    Assignee: Pragotrade, Inc.
    Inventors: Jeffrey W. Palese, Ling Zhou, Robert Browning
  • Patent number: D585247
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 27, 2009
    Assignee: Pragotrade, Inc.
    Inventor: Jeffrey W. Palese