Patents by Inventor John W. Vail

John W. Vail 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: 20180362321
    Abstract: A dispensing system may be configured to dispense a custom product based on a user selection. The user selection may be provided via a user interface of the dispensing system. The user interface may simultaneously display selectable icons for the available types of products (e.g., types of beverages) and other icons for modifying a chosen product (e.g., a flavoring or additive to a beverage, such as a sweetener or a cherry flavoring). The user interface may receive input from a user in order for the user to select a custom product (e.g., a custom drink) and the dispensing system may dispense the custom product to the user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 18, 2018
    Publication date: December 20, 2018
    Inventors: Stephen LIM, Christine J. SISLER, Mathieu R. BADIMON, Massimo F. D'AMORE, Mikel DURHAM, Camiel FLOHR, John W. VAIL
  • Patent number: 10005657
    Abstract: A dispensing system may be configured to dispense a custom product based on a user selection. The user selection may be provided via a user interface of the dispensing system. The user interface may simultaneously display selectable icons for the available types of products (e.g., types of beverages) and other icons for modifying a chosen product (e.g., a flavoring or additive to a beverage, such as a sweetener or a cherry flavoring). The user interface may receive input from a user in order for the user to select a custom product (e.g., a custom drink) and the dispensing system may dispense the custom product to the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 26, 2018
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Stephen Lim, Christine J. Sisler, Mathieu R. Badimon, Massimo F. D'Amore, Mikel Durham, Camiel Flohr, John W. Vail
  • Publication number: 20160101972
    Abstract: A dispensing system may be configured to dispense a custom product based on a user selection. The user selection may be provided via a user interface of the dispensing system. The user interface may simultaneously display selectable icons for the available types of products (e.g., types of beverages) and other icons for modifying a chosen product (e.g., a flavoring or additive to a beverage, such as a sweetener or a cherry flavoring). The user interface may receive input from a user in order for the user to select a custom product (e.g., a custom drink) and the dispensing system may dispense the custom product to the user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2015
    Publication date: April 14, 2016
    Inventors: Stephen LIM, Christine J. SISLER, Mathieu R. BADIMON, Massimo F. D'AMORE, Mikel DURHAM, Camiel FLOHR, John W. VAIL
  • Patent number: 9218704
    Abstract: A dispensing system may be configured to dispense a custom product based on a user selection. The user selection may be provided via a user interface of the dispensing system. The user interface may simultaneously display selectable icons for the available types of products (e.g., types of beverages) and other icons for modifying a chosen product (e.g., a flavoring or additive to a beverage, such as a sweetener or a cherry flavoring). The user interface may receive input from a user in order for the user to select a custom product (e.g., a custom drink) and the dispensing system may dispense the custom product to the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2015
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Stephen Lim, Christine J. Sisler, Mathieu R. Badimon, Massimo F. d'Amore, Mikel Durham, Camiel Flohr, John W. Vail
  • Patent number: D696265
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2013
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Massimo F. d'Amore, Mikel Durham, Christine J. Sisler, Stephen Lim, John W. Vail, Mathieu R. Badimon
  • Patent number: D696266
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2013
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Massimo F. d'Amore, Mikel Durham, Christine J. Sisler, Stephen Lim, John W. Vail, Camiel Flohr
  • Patent number: D696267
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2013
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Massimo F. d'Amore, Mikel Durham, Christine J. Sisler, Stephen Lim, John W. Vail, Joon Yong Park, David Snyder
  • Patent number: D701875
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 1, 2014
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Massimo F. d'Amore, Mikel Durham, Christine J. Sisler, Stephen Lim, Katrina Paleski, John W. Vail, Ana Maria Irazabal, Margery A. Schelling, Camiel Flohr, David Snyder
  • Patent number: D701876
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 1, 2014
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Massimo F. d'Amore, Mikel Durham, Christine J. Sisler, Stephen Lim, Katrina Paleski, John W. Vail, Ana Maria Irazabal, Margery A. Schelling, Camiel Flohr, David Snyder
  • Patent number: D702247
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 8, 2014
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Massimo F. d'Amore, Mikel Durham, Christine J. Sisler, Stephen Lim, Katrina Paleski, John W. Vail, Ana Maria Irazabal, Margery A. Schelling, Camiel Flohr, David Snyder
  • Patent number: D702698
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 15, 2014
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Massimo F. d'Amore, Mikel Durham, Christine J. Sisler, Stephen Lim, Katrina Paleski, John W. Vail, Ana Maria Irazabal, Margery A. Schelling, Camiel Flohr, David Snyder
  • Patent number: D702699
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 15, 2014
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Massimo F. d'Amore, Mikel Durham, Christine J. Sisler, Stephen Lim, Katrina Paleski, John W. Vail, Ana Maria Irazabal, Margery A. Schelling, Camiel Flohr, David Snyder
  • Patent number: D703681
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 29, 2014
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Massimo F. d'Amore, Mikel Durham, Christine J. Sisler, Stephen Lim, Katrina Paleski, John W. Vail, Ana Maria Irazabal, Margery A. Schelling, Camiel Flohr, David Snyder
  • Patent number: D704728
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 13, 2014
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Massimo F. d'Amore, Mikel Durham, Christine J. Sisler, Stephen Lim, Katrina Paleski, John W. Vail, Ana Maria Irazabal, Margery A. Schelling, Camiel Flohr, David Snyder
  • Patent number: D707692
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 24, 2014
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Massimo F. d'Amore, Mikel Durham, Christine J. Sisler, Stephen Lim, Katrina Paleski, John W. Vail, Ana Maria Irazabal, Margery A. Schelling, Camiel Flohr, David Snyder
  • Patent number: D707700
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 24, 2014
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Massimo F. d'Amore, Mikel Durham, Christine J. Sisler, Stephen Lim, Katrina Paleski, John W. Vail, Ana Maria Irazabal, Margery A. Schelling, Camiel Flohr, David Snyder
  • Patent number: D707701
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 24, 2014
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Massimo F. d'Amore, Mikel Durham, Christine J. Sisler, Stephen Lim, Katrina Paleski, John W. Vail, Ana Maria Irazabal, Margery A. Schelling, Camiel Flohr, David Snyder
  • Patent number: D707703
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 24, 2014
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Massimo F. d'Amore, Mikel Durham, Christine J. Sisler, Stephen Lim, Katrina Paleski, John W. Vail, Ana Maria Irazabal, Margery A. Schelling, Camiel Flohr, David Snyder
  • Patent number: D707713
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 24, 2014
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Massimo F. d'Amore, Mikel Durham, Christine J. Sisler, Stephen Lim, Katrina Paleski, John W. Vail, Ana Maria Irazabal, Margery A. Schelling, Camiel Flohr, David Snyder
  • Patent number: D736821
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2015
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Massimo F. d'Amore, Mikel Durham, Christine J. Sisler, Stephen Lim, Katrina Paleski, John W. Vail, Ana Maria Irazabal, Margery A. Schelling, Camiel Flohr, David Snyder