Patents by Inventor Laura L. Hawkins

Laura L. Hawkins 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: 10299610
    Abstract: A modular display unit includes a platform that occupies a rectangular footprint and includes opposing ends being substantially parallel to each other. The modular display unit also includes at least one wall that extends upwardly from the platform. The at least one wall has a first outer panel including a planar top end, a bottom end and a pair of side ends, a second outer panel having a planar top end, a bottom end and a pair of side ends, and an inner panel positioned between the first outer panel and the second outer panel and including a top end, a bottom end and a pair of side ends.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: Target Brands, Inc.
    Inventor: Laura L. Hawkins
  • Publication number: 20180344055
    Abstract: A modular display unit includes a platform that occupies a rectangular footprint and includes opposing ends being substantially parallel to each other. The modular display unit also includes at least one wall that extends upwardly from the platform. The at least one wall has a first outer panel including a planar top end, a bottom end and a pair of side ends, a second outer panel having a planar top end, a bottom end and a pair of side ends, and an inner panel positioned between the first outer panel and the second outer panel and including a top end, a bottom end and a pair of side ends.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2017
    Publication date: December 6, 2018
    Inventor: Laura L. Hawkins
  • Patent number: 9439519
    Abstract: A free-standing display fixture includes a main body having a top edge, a bottom edge, a right side panel, a center panel and a left side panel. Each of the left side panel, the center panel and the right side panel include interior surfaces and the interior surfaces of the left side panel and the right side panel face each other. Located between and coupled to left side panel and right panel are a plurality of uniquely arranged display components.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2016
    Assignee: Target Brands, Inc.
    Inventor: Laura L. Hawkins
  • Patent number: 9339128
    Abstract: A display fixture includes a base, a platform, a lattice structure, a raised shelf and a plurality of bins. The base includes an open top, a bottom floor and walls that define an interior space that is divided into sections using a plurality of partitions. The platform is located on top of the base. The raised shelf is located over the lattice structure and on top of a portion of the platform. The plurality of bins are located on the platform and on the raised shelf and are configured to display merchandise. The lattice structure and the raised shelf provide structural support for bearing a weight of merchandise located on the raised shelf. The base and the partitions dividing the base provide structural support for bearing a weight of merchandise located on the raised shelf and the platform.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2016
    Assignee: Target Brands, Inc.
    Inventors: Laura L. Hawkins, Michael D. Kimmel
  • Patent number: 9215940
    Abstract: A display fixture includes a shelf display including a main body having a front side and a backside, a plurality of shelves coupled to the front side of the main body and adapted to support merchandise and a back support attached to the backside of the main body and extending from the backside of the main body. The display fixture also includes a rack display including a frame having at least one substantially vertical member located on a first side of the rack display, at least one substantially vertical member located on a second side of the rack display and at least one arm coupled to the frame to support hanging merchandise. A plurality of fasteners secure the at least one substantially vertical member to the back support of the shelf display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2015
    Assignee: Target Brands, Inc.
    Inventor: Laura L. Hawkins
  • Publication number: 20150351560
    Abstract: A free-standing display fixture includes a main body having a top edge, a bottom edge, a right side panel, a center panel and a left side panel. Each of the left side panel, the center panel and the right side panel include interior surfaces and the interior surfaces of the left side panel and the right side panel face each other. Located between and coupled to left side panel and right panel are a plurality of uniquely arranged display components.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2015
    Publication date: December 10, 2015
    Inventor: Laura L. Hawkins
  • Patent number: 9125503
    Abstract: A free-standing display fixture includes a main body having a top edge, a bottom edge, a right side panel, a center panel and a left side panel. Each of the left side panel, the center panel and the right side panel include interior surfaces and the interior surfaces of the left side panel and the right side panel face each other. Located between and coupled to left side panel and right panel are a plurality of uniquely arranged display components.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2015
    Assignee: Target Brands, Inc.
    Inventor: Laura L. Hawkins
  • Patent number: 9084497
    Abstract: A display fixture includes a plurality of tiers stacked one on top of another. Each tier includes a substantially horizontally oriented tray and a plurality of dividers. The plurality of dividers are oriented substantially vertically and divide a volume between each tray into a plurality of bins. Each divider structurally supports a weight of the display fixture and a weight of merchandise located in the bins of the display fixture that are located above each divider. The plurality of tiers together resemble a three-dimensional seasonal decoration when viewed from each side of the display fixture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2015
    Assignee: Target Brands, Inc.
    Inventor: Laura L. Hawkins
  • Publication number: 20150129525
    Abstract: A display fixture includes a base, a platform, a lattice structure, a raised shelf and a plurality of bins. The base includes an open top, a bottom floor and walls that define an interior space that is divided into sections using a plurality of partitions. The platform is located on top of the base. The raised shelf is located over the lattice structure and on top of a portion of the platform. The plurality of bins are located on the platform and on the raised shelf and are configured to display merchandise. The lattice structure and the raised shelf provide structural support for bearing a weight of merchandise located on the raised shelf. The base and the partitions dividing the base provide structural support for bearing a weight of merchandise located on the raised shelf and the platform.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 26, 2015
    Publication date: May 14, 2015
    Inventors: Laura L. Hawkins, Michael D. Kimmel
  • Publication number: 20150096951
    Abstract: A free-standing display fixture includes a main body having a top edge, a bottom edge, a right side panel, a center panel and a left side panel. Each of the left side panel, the center panel and the right side panel include interior surfaces and the interior surfaces of the left side panel and the right side panel face each other. Located between and coupled to left side panel and right panel are a plurality of uniquely arranged display components.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2014
    Publication date: April 9, 2015
    Inventor: Laura L. Hawkins
  • Publication number: 20150060384
    Abstract: A display fixture includes a shelf display including a main body having a front side and a backside, a plurality of shelves coupled to the front side of the main body and adapted to support merchandise and a back support attached to the backside of the main body and extending from the backside of the main body. The display fixture also includes a rack display including a frame having at least one substantially vertical member located on a first side of the rack display, at least one substantially vertical member located on a second side of the rack display and at least one arm coupled to the frame to support hanging merchandise. A plurality of fasteners secure the at least one substantially vertical member to the back support of the shelf display.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 5, 2013
    Publication date: March 5, 2015
    Applicant: Target Brands, Inc.
    Inventor: Laura L. Hawkins
  • Patent number: 8967399
    Abstract: A display fixture includes a base, a platform, a lattice structure, a raised shelf and a plurality of bins. The base includes an open top, a bottom floor and walls that define an interior space that is divided into sections using a plurality of partitions. The platform is located on top of the base. The raised shelf is located over the lattice structure and on top of a portion of the platform. The plurality of bins are located on the platform and on the raised shelf and are configured to display merchandise. The lattice structure and the raised shelf provide structural support for bearing a weight of merchandise located on the raised shelf. The base and the partitions dividing the base provide structural support for bearing a weight of merchandise located on the raised shelf and the platform.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2015
    Assignee: Target Brands, Inc.
    Inventors: Laura L. Hawkins, Michael D. Kimmel
  • Patent number: 8944260
    Abstract: A free-standing display fixture includes a main body having a top edge, a bottom edge, a right side panel, a center panel and a left side panel. Each of the left side panel, the center panel and the right side panel include interior surfaces and the interior surfaces of the left side panel and the right side panel face each other. Located between and coupled to left side panel and right panel are a plurality of uniquely arranged display components.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 3, 2015
    Assignee: Target Brands, Inc.
    Inventor: Laura L. Hawkins
  • Patent number: D723844
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2015
    Assignee: Target Brands, Inc.
    Inventor: Laura L. Hawkins
  • Patent number: D726459
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2015
    Assignee: Target Brands, Inc.
    Inventor: Laura L. Hawkins
  • Patent number: D730093
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2015
    Assignee: Target Brands, Inc.
    Inventor: Laura L. Hawkins
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    Patent number: D732324
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2015
    Assignee: Target Brands, Inc.
    Inventor: Laura L. Hawkins
  • Patent number: D753018
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 15, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2016
    Assignee: Target Brands, Inc.
    Inventor: Laura L. Hawkins
  • Patent number: D760002
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2016
    Assignee: Target Brands, Inc.
    Inventor: Laura L. Hawkins
  • Patent number: D834859
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignee: Target Brands, Inc.
    Inventor: Laura L. Hawkins