Patents by Inventor John W. Mahaffy

John W. Mahaffy 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: 4799723
    Abstract: This relates to a carrier for cups or containers. The carrier is formed from a flat sheet of plastic material and has a pair of openings therein on opposite sides of a transverse bar for receiving upper intermediate portions of cups. Each of the openings is defined by a peripheral strap which will tightly engage an intermediate upper portion of a vertically tapered cup. Further, generally surrounding at least one of the openings is a carrying strap defined by a C-shaped cut which also defines the article engaging strap for that opening. In one form of carrier there are two carrying straps and in another form there is a single carrying strap.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 1984
    Date of Patent: January 24, 1989
    Assignee: The Continental Group, Inc.
    Inventor: John W. Mahaffy