Patents by Inventor Kyoung Ki PARK

Kyoung Ki PARK 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: 11139348
    Abstract: A display device is provided. The display device includes a substrate; a light-emitting layer providing first light having a first wavelength; and a light converter disposed on the light-emitting layer, wherein the plurality of pixels include first, second, third, and fourth pixels which includes first and second subpixels, the light converter includes a first wavelength conversion layer and a second wavelength conversion layer disposed in the first pixel and the second pixel, respectively, a light-transmitting layer disposed in the third pixel, and a third wavelength conversion layer disposed in the first subpixel, the first wavelength conversion layer and the second wave length conversion layer include a first wavelength conversion material and a second wavelength conversion material which convert the first light into light having different wavelength, respectively, the third wavelength conversion layer includes the first and second wavelength conversion materials.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2021
    Inventors: Soo Dong Kim, Min Ki Nam, Sung Woon Kim, Kyoung Won Park, Su Jin Kim
  • Patent number: 11131499
    Abstract: A refrigerator includes a main body, a dispenser configured to supply water to the outside of the main body, a water supply flow path connecting the dispenser to a water source; and a valve assembly disposed on the water supply flow path, wherein the valve assembly comprises an elastic member having an outlet whose diameter is reduced by an elastic force, when water is no longer supplied to the valve assembly, so that water remaining in the inside of the water supply flow path is kept by the surface tension of the water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jin Jeong, Kyoung Ki Park
  • Publication number: 20210286589
    Abstract: An electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes a housing, a touchscreen display exposed through a first portion of the housing, a microphone disposed at a second portion of the housing, a speaker disposed at a third portion of the housing, a memory disposed inside the housing, a processor disposed inside the housing, and electrically connected to the display, the microphone, the speaker, and the memory. The memory is configured to store a plurality of application programs, each of which includes a graphic user interface (GUI).
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 27, 2021
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Inventors: In Jong RHEE, Ji Min LEE, Sang Ki KANG, Han Jun KU, Sung Pa PARK, Jang Seok SEO, In Wook SONG, Won Ick AHN, Kyoung Gu WOO, Ji Soo YI, Chang Kyun JEON, Ho Jun JAYGARL, Il Hwan CHOI, Yoo Jin HONG, Ji Hyun KIM, Jae Yung YEO
  • Patent number: 11073321
    Abstract: Disclosed is a refrigerator. The refrigerator includes a body which includes a storage compartment, an ice maker provided in the storage compartment and configured to form ice, an ice bucket in which the ice formed by the ice maker is stored, and an auger provided in the ice bucket and configured to include a rotating shaft and an extension portion radially extended from the rotating shaft while being spirally extended along the rotating shaft. Here, the extension portion includes a plurality of transfer portions configured to include perimeter edges spirally extended and side edges radially extended and to be arranged to allow the perimeter edges to form a continuous spiral shape.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kyoung Ki Park, Min Seob Yook
  • Publication number: 20200248947
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a refrigerator including an ice bucket configured to store ice, a transfer member configured to transfer ice stored in the ice bucket, and an ice crushing device provided at an outer side of the ice bucket and configured to discharge cubed ice discharged from the ice bucket without crushing, or to crush and discharge the cubed ice.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2018
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jin JEONG, Kyoung Ki PARK, Kook Jeong SEO, Bong Su SON
  • Patent number: 10670332
    Abstract: A dispenser of a refrigerator includes a switch and a lever unit configured to pressurize the switch, and the lever unit includes a lever including a body and a pressurizer extending toward a rear side of the body and configured to pressurize the switch; a frame disposed behind the body and configured to support the lever; and a guide configured to cover the switch to prevent condensation from flowing into the switch and guide the condensation between the lever and the frame. Therefore, condensation can be effectively prevented from flowing into the switch, and the frame is inserted into an insertion portion provided at a door, four surfaces constituting the frame are brought into contact with and supported by the insertion portion, and thus the lever can be stably supported.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Kyoung Ki Park
  • Publication number: 20200158421
    Abstract: A refrigerator includes a main body, a dispenser configured to supply water to the outside of the main body, a water supply flow path connecting the dispenser to a water source; and a valve assembly disposed on the water supply flow path, wherein the valve assembly comprises an elastic member having an outlet whose diameter is reduced by an elastic force, when water is no longer supplied to the valve assembly, so that water remaining in the inside of the water supply flow path is kept by the surface tension of the water.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2020
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jin JEONG, Kyoung Ki PARK
  • Patent number: 10551112
    Abstract: A refrigerator includes a main body, a dispenser configured to supply water to the outside of the main body, a water supply flow path connecting the dispenser to a water source; and a valve assembly disposed on the water supply flow path, wherein the valve assembly comprises an elastic member having an outlet whose diameter is reduced by an elastic force, when water is no longer supplied to the valve assembly, so that water remaining in the inside of the water supply flow path is kept by the surface tension of the water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jin Jeong, Kyoung Ki Park
  • Patent number: 10508851
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are an ice maker assembly movably disposed in a storage space, and a refrigerator comprising the same are provided. An ice maker assembly disposed in a storage space of a refrigerator to form ice, the ice maker assembly includes an ice maker unit configured to form ice and a basket unit configured to store the ice formed in the ice maker unit, wherein the ice maker unit includes a frame mounted at the refrigerator, a tray mounted at the frame and having a space in which the ice is formed, a water tank tiltably mounted at the frame and configured to supply water to the tray, and water stored in the water tank is supplied to the tray when the water tank is tilted in one direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Chang Uo Hong, Kyoung Ki Park, Min Seob Yook, Byeong Soo Kim, Hyun-Il Lee, Sang Woon Jeon, Se Lim Yoon
  • Patent number: 10502473
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a refrigerator having a locker provided with a magnetic member to fix an ice bucket by use of magnetic attractive force and coupled to an upper wall of a body of the refrigerator. The ice bucket is removed by raising and then pulling it, while the locker is provided with an elastic guider to guide the removal of the ice bucket. The elastic guider is forced upward by the ice bucket during its removal and returns to its original position when the ice bucket is not forcing it upward.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jin Jeong, Kyoung Ki Park, Bong Su Son, Do Yun Jang
  • Patent number: 10330374
    Abstract: A refrigerator includes an outlet opening/closing system for a refrigerator dispenser including a driver, a cam configured to rotate with respect to a first axis by the driver, and an opening/closing module configured to pivot with respect to a second axis according to the rotation of the cam to open the outlet, wherein the first axis crosses the second axis at a predetermined angle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kyoung Ki Park, Hyun Hee Lee
  • Patent number: 10323876
    Abstract: A refrigerator including a main body having a storage compartment; a door rotatably coupled to the main body to open or close the storage compartment; and an icemaker and an ice bucket configured to store ice cubes produced by the icemaker. The ice bucket is provided with a feeding device to feed the ice cubes stored therein. The main body includes a driving device configured to drive the feeding device. When the door is closed, the driving device is connected to the feeding device, and when the door is opened, the driving device is disconnected from the feeding device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jin Jeong, Kyoung Ki Park, Bong Su Son, Do Yun Jang, Jae Koog An, Bu Kil Jeong
  • Publication number: 20190101317
    Abstract: The refrigerator includes an ice maker; an ice bucket; a transfer member configured to transfer ice stored in the ice bucket; a drive motor unit configured to generate a driving force for driving the transfer member; a first coupler connected to the transfer member; and a second coupler separably coupled to the first coupler and coupled to the drive motor unit. The first coupler includes an insertion portion insertable into the second coupler, and a first inclined portion to guide the insertion portion to be inserted into the second coupler. The second coupler includes a seating portion to receive the first coupler, and a second inclined portion to guide the first coupler to the seating portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2018
    Publication date: April 4, 2019
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kyoung Ki PARK, Jin JEONG, Bong Su SON
  • Publication number: 20180187970
    Abstract: A dispenser of a refrigerator includes a switch and a lever unit configured to pressurize the switch, and the lever unit includes a lever including a body and a pressurizer extending toward a rear side of the body and configured to pressurize the switch; a frame disposed behind the body and configured to support the lever; and a guide configured to cover the switch to prevent condensation from flowing into the switch and guide the condensation between the lever and the frame. Therefore, condensation can be effectively prevented from flowing into the switch, and the frame is inserted into an insertion portion provided at a door, four surfaces constituting the frame are brought into contact with and supported by the insertion portion, and thus the lever can be stably supported.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2017
    Publication date: July 5, 2018
    Inventor: Kyoung Ki Park
  • Publication number: 20180164018
    Abstract: Disclosed is a refrigerator. The refrigerator includes a body which includes a storage compartment, an ice maker provided in the storage compartment and configured to form ice, an ice bucket in which the ice formed by the ice maker is stored, and an auger provided in the ice bucket and configured to include a rotating shaft and an extension portion radially extended from the rotating shaft while being spirally extended along the rotating shaft. Here, the extension portion includes a plurality of transfer portions configured to include perimeter edges spirally extended and side edges radially extended and to be arranged to allow the perimeter edges to form a continuous spiral shape.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2017
    Publication date: June 14, 2018
    Inventors: Kyoung Ki Park, Min Seob Yook
  • Publication number: 20180100685
    Abstract: A refrigerator includes an outlet opening/closing system for a refrigerator dispenser including a driver, a cam configured to rotate with respect to a first axis by the driver, and an opening/closing module configured to pivot with respect to a second axis according to the rotation of the cam to open the outlet, wherein the first axis crosses the second axis at a predetermined angle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2017
    Publication date: April 12, 2018
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kyoung Ki PARK, Hyun Hee LEE
  • Patent number: 9915461
    Abstract: A refrigerator includes an ice-making chamber, an ice bucket that can be slidably drawn into and out of the ice-making chamber, and a locking device that can lock the ice bucket, and the locking device may be provided in an upper wall of an inner case. Only a latch protrusion that protrudes upwardly is formed in the ice bucket so as to be coupled to the locking device, and therefore a structure of the ice bucket may be simplified, and an unnecessary opening may not be formed in the ice bucket, thereby preventing cool air of an inside of the ice bucket from leaking.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 13, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jae Koog An, Kyoung Ki Park
  • Publication number: 20180023882
    Abstract: A refrigerator includes a main body, a dispenser configured to supply water to the outside of the main body, a water supply flow path connecting the dispenser to a water source; and a valve assembly disposed on the water supply flow path, wherein the valve assembly comprises an elastic member having an outlet whose diameter is reduced by an elastic force, when water is no longer supplied to the valve assembly, so that water remaining in the inside of the water supply flow path is kept by the surface tension of the water.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 5, 2017
    Publication date: January 25, 2018
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jin JEONG, Kyoung Ki PARK
  • Patent number: 9865384
    Abstract: A refrigerator including a first magnet provided at an upper end of a cover of an ice bucket and a second magnet provided at a ceiling of an inner liner. The ice bucket is fixed in a state in which the cover of the ice bucket is in tight contact with a front wall of an ice-making compartment due to magnetically attractive force between the first magnet and the second magnet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jin Jeong, Kyoung Ki Park, Bong Su Son, Do Yun Jang
  • Publication number: 20170159986
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are an ice maker assembly movably disposed in a storage space, and a refrigerator comprising the same are provided. An ice maker assembly disposed in a storage space of a refrigerator to form ice, the ice maker assembly includes an ice maker unit configured to form ice and a basket unit configured to store the ice formed in the ice maker unit, wherein the ice maker unit includes a frame mounted at the refrigerator, a tray mounted at the frame and having a space in which the ice is formed, a water tank tiltably mounted at the frame and configured to supply water to the tray, and water stored in the water tank is supplied to the tray when the water tank is tilted in one direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2016
    Publication date: June 8, 2017
    Inventors: Chang Uo Hong, Kyoung Ki Park, Min Seob Yook, Byeong Soo Kim, Hyun-IL Lee, Sang Woon Jeon, Se Lim Yoon