Patents by Inventor Marcus H Parsons

Marcus H Parsons 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: 8959877
    Abstract: A packaging carton for a food product is disclosed, where the carton includes a front face, a back face, two side faces, a top face and a bottom face, where these faces define an interior storage cavity, at least the back face of the packaging carton includes a perforation defining an opening flap and the opening flap may be permanently removed by separating the opening flap from a face or faces of the carton along the perforation to define an access opening that allows access to the interior storage cavity. A method of making a packaging carton for a food product is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 24, 2015
    Assignee: The Quaker Oats Company
    Inventors: James J. Maki, Marcus H. Parsons, Glenn Ventrell
  • Publication number: 20130312369
    Abstract: A packaging carton for a food product is disclosed, where the carton includes a front face, a back face, two side faces, a top face and a bottom face, where these faces define an interior storage cavity, at least the back face of the packaging carton includes a perforation defining an opening flap and the opening flap may be permanently removed by separating the opening flap from a face or faces of the carton along the perforation to define an access opening that allows access to the interior storage cavity. A method of making a packaging carton for a food product is also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 24, 2012
    Publication date: November 28, 2013
    Applicant: The Quakers Oats Company
    Inventors: James J. Maki, Marcus H. Parsons, Glenn Ventrell
  • Publication number: 20090162500
    Abstract: Grain products are disclosed comprising at least a grain base and a coating enrobing at least a portion of the base, having a sweetening amount of a potent natural sweetener present in the base and the coating.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2007
    Publication date: June 25, 2009
    Applicant: The Quaker Oats Company
    Inventors: Sandy Mui, Richard McArdle, Marcus H. Parsons
  • Publication number: 20090162498
    Abstract: Comestible grain products are provided, e.g. cereal, oatmeal, snack bars, etc., including at least one grain constituent and a non-sweetening amount of at least one potent sweetener. The non-sweetening amount of potent sweetener may comprise a natural potent sweetener, an artificial potent sweetener, or a mixture of both. The non-sweetening amount of potent sweetener can modify the taste of the comestible grain product by decreasing or eliminating one or more undesirable taste characteristics, creating or increasing one or more desirable taste characteristics, or any combination of these.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2007
    Publication date: June 25, 2009
    Applicant: The Quaker Oats Company
    Inventors: Richard McArdle, Sandy Mui, Marcus H. Parsons, Andrew Sleyko
  • Publication number: 20090162499
    Abstract: Grain products comprising at least one constituent of at least one grain, at least one potent natural sweetener and at least one bulking agent are provided, wherein the coating provides enhanced bowl life for the grain product. Methods of increasing bowl life of a grain product are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2007
    Publication date: June 25, 2009
    Applicant: The Quaker Oats Company
    Inventors: Richard McArdle, Sandy Mui, Marcus H. Parsons
  • Patent number: 7244457
    Abstract: Food products and methods of production, specifically RTE cereals of reduced density and enhanced perceived sweetness and methods of production are provided. The present invention relates to RTE cereals of reduced density and enhanced perceived sweetness without increasing the amount of total sugar of the cereal piece. By reducing the amount of sugar in the base cereal mix and adding a substantially equivalent amount as a coating, the cereal piece exhibits reduced density and enhanced perceived sweetness.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2002
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2007
    Assignee: Quaker Oats Company
    Inventors: William F. Racicot, Marcus H. Parsons
  • Publication number: 20040115313
    Abstract: Food products and methods of production, specifically RTE cereals of reduced density and enhanced perceived sweetness and methods of production are provided. The present invention relates to RTE cereals of reduced density and enhanced perceived sweetness without increasing the amount of total sugar of the cereal piece. By reducing the amount of sugar in the base cereal mix and adding a substantially equivalent amount as a coating, the cereal piece exhibits reduced density and enhanced perceived sweetness.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2002
    Publication date: June 17, 2004
    Inventors: William F. Racicot, Marcus H. Parsons
  • Patent number: 6509049
    Abstract: An apparatus, system and method is provided for injecting a fluid additive into a viscous fluid food flow stream. A fluid additive injector device is utilized to inject the fluid additive which has structure to prevent or minimize the amount of fluid additive that contacts or pools along the periphery of the fluid food flow stream. A fluid additive delivery system is provided to deliver equal amounts of fluid additive to a plurality of fluid additive injectors using a single pump without adjustable flow control apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2000
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2003
    Assignee: The Quaker Oats Company
    Inventors: Marcus H Parsons, Robert E. Chatel
  • Publication number: 20020197374
    Abstract: An apparatus, system and method is provided for injecting a fluid additive into a viscous fluid food flow stream. A fluid additive injector device is utilized to inject the fluid additive which has structure to prevent or minimize the amount of fluid additive that contacts or pools along the periphery of the fluid food flow stream. A fluid additive delivery system is provided to deliver equal amounts of fluid additive to a plurality of fluid additive injectors using a single pump without adjustable flow control apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2002
    Publication date: December 26, 2002
    Inventors: Marcus H. Parsons, Robert E. Chatel
  • Patent number: D637074
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2011
    Assignee: The Quaker Oats Company
    Inventors: James J. Maki, Marcus H. Parsons, Jonathan A. Lee
  • Patent number: D637075
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2011
    Assignee: The Quaker Oats Company
    Inventors: James J. Maki, Marcus H. Parsons, Jonathan A. Lee
  • Patent number: D662412
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 26, 2012
    Assignees: The Quaker Oats Company, Graphic Packaging International, Inc.
    Inventors: Lindsay Delaney, Marcus H. Parsons, Kelly R. Fitzwater
  • Patent number: D677158
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2013
    Assignee: The Quaker Oats Company
    Inventors: Lindsay Delaney, Marcus H. Parsons, H. Stephen Quinn
  • Patent number: D706162
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 3, 2014
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Marcus H. Parsons, Zachary Koenig, Anthony Romano, Patricia LaSpesa Crockett