Patents by Inventor KENNETH CALVIN HYATT

KENNETH CALVIN HYATT 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: 11046477
    Abstract: A leak proof container and a method of forming the container from a blank. The blank includes a bottom panel, first and second side panels connected to the bottom panel at opposing lateral edges, and first and second end portions located at opposing longitudinal ends of the blank. Each end portion includes an inner end panel connected to the bottom panel, an outer end panel connected to the inner end panel, and first and second corner panels forming gussets connected to a respective one of the first and second side panels and connected to the inner end panel. An adhesive area is located on one side of the blank and comprises at least a portion on each of the outer end panel and the inner end panel. The adhesive area adheres the gussets to the inner end panel and to the outer end panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY
    Inventors: Mark Anthony Wisecarver, James William Sloan, II, Kenneth Calvin Hyatt
  • Publication number: 20210078758
    Abstract: A leak proof container and a method of forming the container from a blank. The blank includes a bottom panel, first and second side panels at opposing lateral edges of the blank, and opposing end portions located at opposing longitudinal ends of the blank. Each end portion includes an inner end panel, an outer end panel hingedly connected to the inner end panel at hinge portions, and first and second corner panels, each corner panel forming a gusset between one of the side panels and the inner end panel, each gusset including a notch area for receiving one of the hinge portions. First and second locking tabs are defined in the outer end panel. The outer end panel can be folded over the inner end panel to position the hinge portions in the notch areas, and the locking tabs can be positioned between the gussets and the inner end panel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2020
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Inventors: MARK ANTHONY WISECARVER, JAMES WILLIAM SLOAN, II, KENNETH CALVIN HYATT, JADE KIARA HOUSEWIRTH
  • Publication number: 20210078756
    Abstract: A leak proof container and a method of forming the container from a blank. The blank includes a bottom panel, first and second side panels connected to the bottom panel at opposing lateral edges, and first and second end portions located at opposing longitudinal ends of the blank. Each end portion includes an inner end panel connected to the bottom panel, an outer end panel connected to the inner end panel, and first and second corner panels, each corner panel having an edge connected to a respective one of the first and second side panels and having an edge connected to the inner end panel. First and second locking tabs are defined in the outer end panel, each locking tab being defined by a lateral separation line located longitudinally inward from an outer longitudinal edge of the outer end panel and extending laterally to define a free tab end.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 17, 2019
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Inventors: MARK ANTHONY WISECARVER, JAMES WILLIAM SLOAN, II, KENNETH CALVIN HYATT
  • Publication number: 20210078757
    Abstract: A leak proof container and a method of forming the container from a blank. The blank includes a bottom panel, first and second side panels connected to the bottom panel at opposing lateral edges, and first and second end portions located at opposing longitudinal ends of the blank. Each end portion includes an inner end panel connected to the bottom panel, an outer end panel connected to the inner end panel, and first and second corner panels forming gussets connected to a respective one of the first and second side panels and connected to the inner end panel. An adhesive area is located on one side of the blank and comprises at least a portion on each of the outer end panel and the inner end panel. The adhesive area adheres the gussets to the inner end panel and to the outer end panel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 17, 2019
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Inventors: MARK ANTHONY WISECARVER, JAMES WILLIAM SLOAN, II, KENNETH CALVIN HYATT