Patents by Inventor Joseph Sagel

Joseph Sagel 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: 20070127853
    Abstract: A method for making a multi-compartment microwavable package having one or more open or closed compartments within the package, and method and apparatus for manufacturing the same, constructed by modification to existing vertical form, fill and seal packaging machines. The invention involves producing a multi-compartment bag having an internal permeable wall between compartments from a single sheet of flexible packaging film. A food product can be placed into the first compartment and steam pack can be placed into the second compartment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2007
    Publication date: June 7, 2007
    Applicant: Frito-Lay North America, Inc.
    Inventors: Edward Bezek, Eduard Edwards, Anthony Knoerzer, Garrett Kohl, Brad Rodgers, Joseph Sagel, Steven Tucker
  • Publication number: 20060156696
    Abstract: A method for making a vertical stand up package having one or more open or closed compartments within the package, and method and apparatus for manufacturing the same, constructed by modification to existing vertical form, fill and seal packaging machines. The invention involves producing a flat bottom bag that can stand upright having an internal compartment from a single sheet of flexible packaging film. A different product can be placed into the compartment. The compartment can also be used as a dipping well. In one aspect a multi-compartment package can be made.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 14, 2005
    Publication date: July 20, 2006
    Inventors: Edward Bezek, Eduard Edwards, Joseph Sagel, Steven Tucker
  • Patent number: 6635015
    Abstract: The invention relates to body weight management systems for subjects including humans and domestic animals. Such systems utilizes devices and compositions to shift the energy balance of the user in the direction wherein the calories burned due to the user's activity is greater than the calories consumed by that user. These devices include a diet-tracking system, devices for estimating energy expenditure of the subject and a satiety agent. Such systems have a variety of uses including, but not limited to body weight maintenance, reduction or gain; reduction of body fat and, or gain in muscle mass and improvement of a subject's fitness.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2001
    Date of Patent: October 21, 2003
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventor: Paul Joseph Sagel
  • Publication number: 20020156351
    Abstract: The invention relates to body weight management systems for subjects including humans and domestic animals. Such systems utilizes devices and compositions to shift the energy balance of the user in the direction wherein the calories burned due to the user's activity is greater than the calories consumed by that user. These devices include a diet-tracking system, devices for estimating energy expenditure of the subject and a satiety agent. Such systems have a variety of uses including, but not limited to body weight maintenance, reduction or gain; reduction of body fat and, or gain in muscle mass and improvement of a subject's fitness.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2001
    Publication date: October 24, 2002
    Inventor: Paul Joseph Sagel