Patents by Inventor Lance B. Schilmoeller

Lance B. Schilmoeller 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: 5834046
    Abstract: A construction for heating food in a microwave oven is provided. The construction includes an outer receptacle and a moisture barrier closure enclosed within the outer receptacle. Food material to be heated is enclosed within the moisture barrier closure, during storage. Preferred arrangements include an outer receptacle which is expandable to accommodate expansion of the food material, preferably popcorn, upon heating. In a preferred construction shown, a microwave susceptor construction is positioned within the moisture barrier closure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 1997
    Date of Patent: November 10, 1998
    Assignee: Golden Valley Microwave Foods, Inc.
    Inventors: Charles H. Turpin, Lance B. Schilmoeller, James W. Montealagre