Patents by Inventor Linda Magenis Girard

Linda Magenis Girard 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: 10576488
    Abstract: An actuator is provided. The actuator includes a nozzle; a valve; a conduit in fluid communication with the valve at one end portion and in fluid communication with the nozzle at an opposite end portion; and a trigger operatively connected with the valve, wherein the trigger includes a first zone and a second zone, wherein the first and second zones are independently movable about a common axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Matthew Stephen Bauer, Linda Magenis Girard, Laura Lynn Heilman, James Alexander Morley
  • Patent number: 10478844
    Abstract: An actuator includes a nozzle; a valve; and a trigger operatively connected with the valve, wherein the trigger comprises an elastomeric material, wherein the trigger is configured to reciprocate from a forward position to a rearward position and back to a forward position upon actuation, wherein upon actuation from a forward position to a rearward position the trigger comprises a changing moment arm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Matthew Stephen Bauer, Linda Magenis Girard, Laura Lynn Heilman, James Alexander Morley
  • Publication number: 20180304289
    Abstract: An actuator is provided. The actuator includes a nozzle; a valve; a conduit in fluid communication with the valve at one end portion and in fluid communication with the nozzle at an opposite end portion; and a trigger operatively connected with the valve, wherein the trigger includes a first zone and a second zone, wherein the first and second zones are independently movable about a common axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 5, 2018
    Publication date: October 25, 2018
    Inventors: Matthew Stephen BAUER, Linda Magenis GIRARD, Laura Lynn HEILMAN, James Alexander MORLEY
  • Publication number: 20180304290
    Abstract: An actuator includes a nozzle; a valve; and a trigger operatively connected with the valve, wherein the trigger comprises an elastomeric material, wherein the trigger is configured to reciprocate from a forward position to a rearward position and back to a forward position upon actuation, wherein upon actuation from a forward position to a rearward position the trigger comprises a changing moment arm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 5, 2018
    Publication date: October 25, 2018
    Inventors: Matthew Stephen BAUER, Linda Magenis GIRARD, Laura Lynn HEILMAN, James Alexander MORLEY
  • Patent number: 9821081
    Abstract: Perfume-free malodor reducing compositions comprising a malodor binding polymer and a malodor counteractant are provided. In some embodiments, the composition comprises a malodor binding polymer and GLDA. Such compositions may be used to reduce malodor on inanimate surfaces or in the air.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2017
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Kristin Rhedrick Williams, Linda Magenis Girard, Ian Christopher Tholking
  • Publication number: 20140147408
    Abstract: Perfume-free malodor reducing compositions comprising a malodor binding polymer and a malodor counteractant are provided. In some embodiments, the composition comprises a malodor binding polymer and GLDA. Such compositions may be used to reduce malodor on inanimate surfaces or in the air.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2012
    Publication date: May 29, 2014
    Applicant: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Kristin Rhedrick Williams, Linda Magenis Girard, Ian Christopher Tholking