Patents by Inventor Lluis Costa Quintas

Lluis Costa Quintas 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: 10421090
    Abstract: A pump system may include a blown-in dip tube connected to a valve body and having a connection which may include an improved blown-in dip tube connector having one or more of a lip for sealing with a blown-in dip tube, a seal ring configured to mate with a blown-in dip tube and seal therewith, a dip tube lock for mating with a blown-in dip tube, or an o-ring for providing an improved seal with a blown-in dip tube.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: Silgan Dispensing Systems Corporation
    Inventors: David L. DeJong, Eric C. Scheier, Joseph R. Krestine, Joseph K. Dodd, Alejandro Espinoza, Dennis J. Kelly, Lluis Costa Quintas, Robert J. Good, Steven L. Sweeton
  • Publication number: 20160318052
    Abstract: A pump system may include a blown-in dip tube connected to a valve body and having a connection which may include an improved blown-in dip tube connector having one or more of a lip for sealing with a blown-in dip tube, a seal ring configured to mate with a blown-in dip tube and seal therewith, a dip tube lock for mating with a blown-in dip tube, or an o-ring for providing an improved seal with a blown-in dip tube.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2016
    Publication date: November 3, 2016
    Inventors: David L. DeJong, Eric C. Scheier, Joseph R. Krestine, Joseph K. Dodd, Alejandro Espinoza, Dennis J. Kelly, Lluis Costa Quintas, Robert J. Good, Steven L. Sweeton
  • Patent number: 9387500
    Abstract: A pump system may include a blown-in dip tube connected to a valve body and having a connection which may include an improved blown-in dip tube connector having one or more of a lip for sealing with a blown-in dip tube, a seal ring configured to mate with a blown-in dip tube and seal therewith, a dip tube lock for mating with a blown-in dip tube, or an o-ring for providing an improved seal with a blown-in dip tube.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2016
    Assignee: WestRock Dispensing Systems, Inc.
    Inventors: Robert J. Good, Dennis Kelly, Joseph K Dodd, Joseph R Krestine, David L DeJong, Steven L. Sweeton, Eric Scheier, Lluis Costa Quintas, Alejandro Espinoza
  • Publication number: 20140367423
    Abstract: A pump system may include a blown-in dip tube connected to a valve body and having a connection which may include an improved blown-in dip tube connector having one or more of a lip for sealing with a blown-in dip tube, a seal ring configured to mate with a blown-in dip tube and seal therewith, a dip tube lock for mating with a blown-in dip tube, or an o-ring for providing an improved seal with a blown-in dip tube.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 28, 2014
    Publication date: December 18, 2014
    Inventors: Robert J. GOOD, Dennis KELLY, Joseph K. DODD, Joseph R. KRESTINE, David L. DEJONG, Steven L. SWEETON, Eric SCHEIER, Lluis COSTA QUINTAS, Alejandro ESPINOZA
  • Patent number: 8800822
    Abstract: A pump system may include a blown-in dip tube connected to a valve body and having a connection which may include an improved blown-in dip tube connector having a swivel adaptor, or a rotatable connector, which creates a fluid path from a blown-in dip tube of a bottle to a trigger sprayer. The swivel adaptor, or rotatable connector, may also include a body or head which may be attached to a valve body, tube retainer, or valve retainer of a trigger sprayer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 12, 2014
    Assignee: MeadWestvaco Calmar, Inc.
    Inventors: Robert J. Good, Dennis Kelly, Joseph K. Dodd, Joseph R. Krestine, David L. DeJong, Steven L. Sweeton, Eric Scheier, Lluis Costa Quintas, Alejandro Espinoza
  • Publication number: 20120234871
    Abstract: A pump system may include a blown-in dip tube connected to a valve body and having a connection which may include an improved blown-in dip tube connector having one or more of a lip for sealing with a blown-in dip tube, a seal ring configured to mate with a blown-in dip tube and seal therewith, a dip tube lock for mating with a blown-in dip tube, or an o-ring for providing an improved seal with a blown-in dip tube.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2011
    Publication date: September 20, 2012
    Applicant: MEADWESTVACO CALMAR, INC.
    Inventors: Robert J. GOOD, Dennis KELLY, Joseph K. DODD, Joseph R. KRESTINE, David L. DEJONG, Steven L. SWEETON, Eric SCHEIER, Lluis COSTA QUINTAS, Alejandro ESPINOZA
  • Patent number: 6619514
    Abstract: A liquid spray pump comprising: [a] a jacket (1), defining a longitudinal axis (7), [b] a piston (3), for being inserted, at least partially, in the jacket (1), and adapted for being moved in the direction of the longitudinal axis (7) along the jacket (1), [c] at least one annular lip (15), surrounding a section of the piston (3) perpendicular to the longitudinal axis (7), [d] a hollow internal space (17) defined between the jacket (1) and the piston (3), and [e] at least one shoulder (19) on the piston (3) occupying at least in part the hollow internal space (17).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2001
    Date of Patent: September 16, 2003
    Assignee: Saint-Gobain Calmar, S.A.
    Inventors: Lluis Costa Quintas, Pere Parés Montaner
  • Patent number: 5979712
    Abstract: A manually actuated liquid pump sprayer, capable of being operated in both an upright position and in an inverted position, includes an adapter attached to its pump body to effect the upright and inverted spray, the adapter having first and second fluid passages extending from an adapter chamber in opposite directions for respectively inletting liquid from the container to the chamber in one of the upright and inverted positions, and being exposed to air in the container in the other such positions, the passages terminating within the chamber in opposing upright and inverted valve seats which are valved controlled by a single gravity shifting ball check valve.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 1998
    Date of Patent: November 9, 1999
    Assignee: Monturas, S.A.
    Inventors: Pedro Pares Montaner, Lluis Costa Quintas
  • Patent number: 5947341
    Abstract: A trigger actuator pump sprayer has a fixed portion at the rearward section of its pump body providing a hand positioner for supporting the pump sprayer when mounted to a container of liquid to be sprayed. Another portion of the rearward section of the pump body is open to facilitate manufacture of the pump body, and is closed by a hood having a fixed piston spring assembly external to the pump chamber for biasing the piston outwardly of its bore.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 1997
    Date of Patent: September 7, 1999
    Assignee: Monturas, S.A.
    Inventors: Pedro Pares Montaner, Lluis Costa Quintas
  • Patent number: 5873496
    Abstract: A dispenser has its closure cap non-removably affixed to a cylindrical attaching portion of its dispenser body by a snap-fit engagement between a folded lower end section of the attaching portion and the closure or a plug located within the closure and in engagement with the attaching portion. The folded lower end section presents an end edge facing outwardly of the closure which engages an inwardly facing end wall of the closure or of the plug.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 1997
    Date of Patent: February 23, 1999
    Assignee: Monturas, S.A.
    Inventors: Pedro Pares Montaner, Lluis Costa Quintas
  • Patent number: D580760
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2007
    Date of Patent: November 18, 2008
    Assignee: Meadwestvaco Calmar, Inc.
    Inventor: Lluis Costa Quintas
  • Patent number: D628066
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2009
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2010
    Assignee: Meadwestvaco Calmar, Inc.
    Inventor: Lluis Costa Quintas