Patents by Inventor Kim Christie Materna

Kim Christie Materna 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: 5939005
    Abstract: Methods for making candles are disclosed, as are candles made using that method. A wick holder and wick are positioned at the bottom of a container. A sleeve/shroud is then positioned in the cavity to protect them during molding. Molten wax is poured into the cavity outside the sleeve. The wick is centered using the sleeve after the wax has been added. While the wax is only partially hardened the sleeve is then removed. Remaining molten wax then surrounds the wick.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 1998
    Date of Patent: August 17, 1999
    Assignee: S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc.
    Inventor: Kim Christie Materna