Patents by Inventor Kenneth Stephen McGuire

Kenneth Stephen McGuire 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: 10266328
    Abstract: Flexible containers having removable portions, such as tear tabs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Lee Mathew Arent, Joseph Craig Lester, Kenneth Stephen McGuire, Jun You, Scott Kendyl Stanley, Andrew Paul Rapach
  • Patent number: 10183785
    Abstract: Flexible containers with structural support frames including dispensing and venting structures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: The Proctor & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Kenneth Stephen McGuire, Jun You, Lee Mathew Arent
  • Patent number: 10131468
    Abstract: A method of forming a flexible container can include folding a web or sheet to define one or more gussets in one or more regions of the flexible container. The gusset can be a continuous gusset or can be an interrupted gusset, having a seal disposed in the gusset.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Tadayoshi Ishihara, Joseph Craig Lester, Marc Richard Bourgeois, Kenneth Stephen McGuire, Benjamin Jacob Clare, Scott Kendyl Stanley, Lee Mathew Arent, Jun You, Andrew Paul Rapach, Charles John Berg, Jr., Kory Adam Gunnerson
  • Publication number: 20180257836
    Abstract: Flexible containers with graphics illustrating rigid containers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2018
    Publication date: September 13, 2018
    Inventors: Kenneth Stephen McGUIRE, Lee Mathew ARENT, Victoria Anne BORCHERT, Joseph Craig LESTER, Benjamin Jacob CLARE, Philip Andrew SAWIN
  • Patent number: 10040581
    Abstract: Methods of making non-durable self-supporting flexible containers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2018
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Scott Kendyl Stanley, Kenneth Stephen McGuire, Charles John Berg, Lee Mathew Arent, Andrew Paul Rapach, Jun You
  • Patent number: 10017300
    Abstract: Flexible containers with product dispensing visibility. The containers may include: a multiple dose product volume; a structural support frame that supports the product volume in a stand-up orientation; a dispenser; and a flow channel in fluid communication with the product volume and the dispenser. The flow channel may be made from flexible materials forming a sealed leg of a gusset. Fluent product may flow from the product volume, through the flow channel, and out the dispenser when the container is externally compressed. The sealed leg of the gusset has a first side and a second side. The first side of the sealed leg of the gusset has opaque decoration that overlays substantially all of the flow channel, and the second side of the sealed leg of the gusset has one or more non-opaque portions that overlay the flow channel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2018
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Kenneth Stephen McGuire, Lee Mathew Arent, Scott Kendyl Stanley, Charles John Berg, Jr.
  • Patent number: 10005261
    Abstract: Non-durable self-supporting flexible containers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 26, 2018
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Scott Kendyl Stanley, Kenneth Stephen McGuire, Lee Mathew Arent, Jun You
  • Patent number: 9988190
    Abstract: Flexible containers having biased dispensing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2018
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Charles John Berg, Jr., Jun You, Scott Kendyl Stanley, Kenneth Stephen McGuire, Lee Mathew Arent, Andrew Paul Rapach, Kory Adam Gunnerson
  • Publication number: 20180079574
    Abstract: Non-durable self-supporting flexible containers with easily variable sizing. Line ups of flexible containers have similar sizes, shapes, and constructions, but hold differing amounts of fluent product at unexpected fill heights.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2017
    Publication date: March 22, 2018
    Inventors: Tadayoshi ISHIHARA, Joseph Craig LESTER, Benjamin Jacob CLARE, Marc Richard BOURGEOIS, Richard Matthew GIACHETTO, Gavin John BROAD, Scott Kendyl STANLEY, Kenneth Stephen McGUIRE, Lee Mathew ARENT, Jun YOU, Charles John BERG, JR.
  • Patent number: 9914575
    Abstract: Flexible containers having with inflated elements with puckered corners.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 13, 2018
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Jun You, Kenneth Stephen McGuire, Scott Kendyl Stanley
  • Patent number: 9896253
    Abstract: Flexible containers having inflated structures and reinforcing seals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2018
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Jun You, Scott Kendyl Stanley, Kenneth Stephen McGuire, Joseph Craig Lester
  • Patent number: 9815258
    Abstract: Non-durable self-supporting flexible containers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2017
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Scott Kendyl Stanley, Kenneth Stephen McGuire, Lee Mathew Arent, Jun You
  • Publication number: 20170313495
    Abstract: A non-durable flexible container can include a first film wall including a first portion comprising at least one first structural support member defined in the first film wall, and a second portion that is free of a structural support member. The container can further include a second film wall including at least one second structural support member defined in the second film wall, wherein at least a portion of the first structural support member is adjacent to at least a portion of the second structural support member to define a seam region, and a side of the seam region defines an edge of the non-durable flexible container. The container can also include a closed produce volume defined between first and second film walls; and a seam projecting outwardly from the seam region at an intersection of the first and second film walls.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 18, 2017
    Publication date: November 2, 2017
    Inventors: Scott Kendyl Stanley, Charles John Berg, JR., Kenneth Stephen McGuire, Lee Mathew Arent, Benjamin Jacob Clare, Marc Richard Bourgeois, Tadayoshi Ishihara, Joseph Craig Lester, Andrew Paul Rapach
  • Patent number: 9802719
    Abstract: Methods of making non-durable self-supporting flexible containers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2017
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Scott Kendyl Stanley, Kenneth Stephen McGuire, Charles John Berg, Jr., Lee Mathew Arent, Andrew Paul Rapach, Jun You
  • Publication number: 20170305609
    Abstract: Flexible containers with structural support frames including dispensing and venting structures.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2017
    Publication date: October 26, 2017
    Inventors: Kenneth Stephen McGUIRE, Jun YOU, Lee Mathew ARENT
  • Publication number: 20170305627
    Abstract: Flexible containers with structural support frames including bottom support structures.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2017
    Publication date: October 26, 2017
    Inventors: Lee Mathew ARENT, Jun YOU, Kenneth Stephen McGUIRE
  • Publication number: 20170291748
    Abstract: Non-durable self-supporting flexible containers can include a first film wall including a structural support volume defined in a first portion of the first film wall; a second film wall; and a bottom extending between the first and second film walls, the first and second film walls and the bottom defining a product volume. The bottom comprises a bottom face, and at least a portion of the bottom face is arranged to contact a horizontal support surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 8, 2016
    Publication date: October 12, 2017
    Inventors: Scott Kendyl STANLEY, Jun (NMN) YOU, Kenneth Stephen McGUIRE, Lee Mathew ARENT, Andrew Paul RAPACH
  • Publication number: 20170233116
    Abstract: Methods of making non-durable self-supporting flexible containers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 4, 2017
    Publication date: August 17, 2017
    Inventors: Scott Kendyl Stanley, Kenneth Stephen McGuire, Charles John Berg, JR., Lee Mathew Arent, Andrew Paul Rapach, Jun You
  • Patent number: D843849
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Kenneth Stephen McGuire, Jun You, Andrew Paul Rapach, Lee Mathew Arent, Scott Kendyl Stanley, Dominique Celine Ignace Marie Geeraert, Kory Adam Gunnerson, Mark Armstrong
  • Patent number: D850929
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Kenneth Stephen McGuire, Jun You, Andrew Paul Rapach, Lee Mathew Arent, Scott Kendyl Stanley, Dominique Celine Ignace Marie Geeraert, Kory Adam Gunnerson, Mark Armstrong