Patents by Inventor JOSHUA R. ROBERTSON

JOSHUA R. ROBERTSON 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: 20220281093
    Abstract: A tool is provided that includes unitary plate that includes a blade portion and a tang portion. The blade portion can include an edge. The tang portion can include a positioning hole, a first hole, a slot, a second hole, a rivet hole, and one or more teeth (also referred to as one or more barbs) on a side of the tang portion. The tool can further include a hilt member which includes a through passage, a tab, and a notch. The tool includes an overlay on a body to create a handle for gripping the tool. The tool further includes a hammerhead cap on an end of the body, the hammerhead cap is coupled to the handle with a rivet through the rivet hole.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 24, 2022
    Publication date: September 8, 2022
    Inventors: Victor J. LEVAND, Sharad GAURAV, Sarah Bridget MULROY, Joshua R. ROBERTSON, Edward Ray GOODWIN, Randi BOSS, Michael C. LAMBERTSON, JR.
  • Patent number: 11370098
    Abstract: A tool is provided that includes unitary plate that includes a blade portion and a tang portion. The blade portion can include an edge. The tang portion can include a positioning hole, a first hole, a slot, a second hole, a rivet hole, and one or more teeth (also referred to as one or more barbs) on a side of the tang portion. The tool can further include a hilt member which includes a through passage, a tab, and a notch. The tool includes an overlay on a body to create a handle for gripping the tool. The tool further includes a hammerhead cap on an end of the body, the hammerhead cap is coupled to the handle with a rivet through the rivet hole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: The Sherwin-Williams Company
    Inventors: Victor J. Levand, Sharad Gaurav, Sarah Bridget Mulroy, Joshua R. Robertson, Edward Ray Goodwin, Randi Boss, Michael C. Lambertson, Jr.
  • Publication number: 20220176536
    Abstract: Provided is a tool that includes a handle assembly including a top portion and a bottom portion. The tool also includes a lock plate disposed between the top and bottom portions and having a deflectable arm having a free end biased towards the top portion, a fixed end opposite the free end, an inner edge, an outer edge, and a detent near the free end and the inner edge. The tool additionally includes a blade having first and second ends, an indent in a bottom surface of the blade near the first end for engaging the detent in a closed position, and a ramp on the bottom surface near the indent defining a reduced thickness portion of the blade that reduces in thickness from the indent towards an edge of the blade to reduce contact between the detent and the blade during rotation of the blade.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 23, 2022
    Publication date: June 9, 2022
    Inventors: Victor J. LEVAND, Sharad GAURAV, Sarah B. MULROY, Joshua R. ROBERTSON, Edward Ray GOODWIN, Jr., Randi BOSS, Michael C. LAMBERTSON, Jr.
  • Patent number: 11292117
    Abstract: Provided is a tool that includes a handle assembly including a top portion and a bottom portion. The tool also includes a lock plate disposed between the top and bottom portions and having a deflectable arm having a free end biased towards the top portion, a fixed end opposite the free end, an inner edge, an outer edge, and a detent near the free end and the inner edge. The tool additionally includes a blade having first and second ends, an indent in a bottom surface of the blade near the first end for engaging the detent in a closed position, and a ramp on the bottom surface near the indent defining a reduced thickness portion of the blade that reduces in thickness from the indent towards an edge of the blade to reduce contact between the detent and the blade during rotation of the blade.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Assignee: SWIMC LLC
    Inventors: Victor J. Levand, Sharad Gaurav, Sarah Bridget Mulroy, Joshua R. Robertson, Edward Ray Goodwin, Jr., Randi Boss, Michael C. Lambertson, Jr.
  • Publication number: 20220097447
    Abstract: A nesting paint bucket and tray system includes a paint bucket and a paint tray. The paint bucket has a spout extending outwardly from the perimeter of the paint bucket. The paint tray has a spout extending outwardly from the perimeter of the paint tray. The paint tray includes feet that extend along the length of the paint tray, with the feet positioned adjacent the side walls of the paint bucket. The paint bucket includes first and second roll off surfaces while the paint tray includes one paint roll off surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2021
    Publication date: March 31, 2022
    Inventors: Joshua R. Robertson, Michael C. Lambertson, JR., Sarah B. Mulroy
  • Patent number: 11253987
    Abstract: A tool is provided that includes unitary plate that includes a blade portion and a tang portion. The blade portion can include an edge. The tang portion can include a positioning hole, a first hole, a slot, a second hole, a rivet hole, and one or more teeth (also referred to as one or more barbs) on a side of the tang portion. The tool can further include a hilt member which includes a through passage, a tab, and a notch. The tool includes an overlay on a body to create a handle for gripping the tool. The tool further includes a hammerhead cap on an end of the body, the hammerhead cap is coupled to the handle with a rivet through the rivet hole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Assignee: THE SHERWIN-WILLIAMS COMPANY
    Inventors: Victor J. Levand, Sharad Gaurav, Sarah Bridget Mulroy, Joshua R. Robertson, Edward Ray Goodwin, Randi Boss, Michael C. Lambertson, Jr.
  • Patent number: 11198320
    Abstract: A nesting paint bucket and tray system includes a paint bucket and a paint tray. The paint bucket has an open upper end with an upper edge defined around the open upper end and a receptacle for holding paint. The paint tray has a depth that is less than the depth of the paint bucket and has an upper edge that is shaped and sized to seat on the upper edge of the paint bucket to permit the paint tray to nest inside the paint bucket. The upper edge of the paint tray supports the weight of the paint tray and any paint inside the tray. The paint tray provides an elevated work surface relative to a paint level in the paint bucket. A tool storage receptacle and a gripping portion for a paint tray is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 14, 2021
    Assignee: THE SHERWIN-WILLIAMS COMPANY
    Inventors: Joshua R. Robertson, Michael C. Lambertson, Jr., Sarah B. Mulroy
  • Publication number: 20210197355
    Abstract: A tool is provided that includes unitary plate that includes a blade portion and a tang portion. The blade portion can include an edge. The tang portion can include a positioning hole, a first hole, a slot, a second hole, a rivet hole, and one or more teeth (also referred to as one or more barbs) on a side of the tang portion. The tool can further include a hilt member which includes a through passage, a tab, and a notch. The tool includes an overlay on a body to create a handle for gripping the tool. The tool further includes a hammerhead cap on an end of the body, the hammerhead cap is coupled to the handle with a rivet through the rivet hole.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2021
    Publication date: July 1, 2021
    Inventors: VICTOR J. LEVAND, SHARAD GAURAV, SARAH BRIDGET MULROY, JOSHUA R. ROBERTSON, EDWARD RAY GOODWIN, RANDI BOSS, MICHAEL C. LAMBERTSON, JR.
  • Publication number: 20210008923
    Abstract: A paint tray includes a paint tray having a paint receptacle and a roller area, with two paint troughs positioned adjacent the sides of the roller area. The troughs are slanted such that the troughs are in fluid communication with the paint receptacle. A tool receptacle is positioned in the at least one of the troughs for holding a paint tool away from, but adjacent to, the paint receptacle and the roller area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2020
    Publication date: January 14, 2021
    Inventors: Joshua R. Robertson, Michael C. Lambertson, JR., Sarah E. Mulroy
  • Patent number: 10787029
    Abstract: A paint tray and paint tray liner include a paint tray housing having a receptacle for holding paint and/or a paint liner. The housing has an upper edge that surrounds at least a first side and a second side of the perimeter of the housing. The upper edge has an edge defining a gripping portion that coincides with an approximate location of a center of gravity of a paint load in the paint tray. A tool holder is positioned on a side of the paint tray for holding a tool adjacent the receptacle for holding paint. The paint tray liner is for seating in the paint tray in close relation to the shape and size thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: THE SHERWIN-WILLIAMS COMPANY
    Inventors: Joshua R. Robertson, Michael C. Lambertson, Jr., Sarah B. Mulroy
  • Patent number: D904851
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: THE SHERWIN-WILLIAMS COMPANY
    Inventors: Victor J. Levand, Joshua R. Robertson, Sarah Bridget Mulroy, Sharad Gaurav, Randi Boss, Michael C. Lambertson, Jr., Edward Ray Goodwin, Jr.
  • Patent number: D904852
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: The Sherwin-Williams Company
    Inventors: Victor J. Levand, Sharad Gaurav, Sarah Bridget Mulroy, Joshua R. Robertson, Edward Ray Goodwin, Randi Boss, Michael C. Lambertson, Jr.
  • Patent number: D908999
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: SWIMC LLC
    Inventors: Michael C. Lambertson, Jr., Joshua R. Robertson
  • Patent number: D920755
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignee: The Sherwin-Williams Company
    Inventors: Victor J. Levand, Sharad Gaurav, Sarah Bridget Mulroy, Randi Boss, Michael C. Lambertson, Jr., Edward Ray Goodwin, Jr., Joshua R. Robertson
  • Patent number: D925326
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignee: The Sherwin-Williams Company
    Inventors: Victor J. Levand, Joshua R. Robertson, Edward Ray Goodwin, Jr., Sarah Bridget Mulroy, Sharad Gaurav, Randi Boss, Michael C. Lambertson, Jr.
  • Patent number: D927815
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2021
    Assignee: SWIMC LLC
    Inventors: Michael C. Lambertson, Jr., Joshua R. Robertson, Yubing Lu
  • Patent number: D942834
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 8, 2022
    Assignee: The Sherwin-Williams Company
    Inventors: Victor J. Levand, Sharad Gaurav, Sarah Bridget Mulroy, Joshua R. Robertson, Edward Ray Goodwin, Randi Boss, Michael C. Lambertson, Jr.
  • Patent number: D946995
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: The Sherwin-Williams Company
    Inventors: Victor J. Levand, Sharad Gaurav, Sarah Bridget Mulroy, Joshua R. Robertson, Edward Ray Goodwin, Randi Boss, Michael C. Lambertson, Jr.
  • Patent number: D959082
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2021
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2022
    Assignee: SWIMC LLC
    Inventors: Michael C. Lambertson, Jr., Joshua R. Robertson, Yubing Lu
  • Patent number: D959231
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: The Sherwin-Williams Company
    Inventors: Victor J. Levand, Joshua R. Robertson, Sarah Bridget Mulroy, Sharad Gaurav, Randi Boss, Michael C. Lambertson, Jr., Edward Ray Goodwin, Jr.