Patents by Inventor Mark C. Steiner

Mark C. Steiner 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: 10627076
    Abstract: Lights with features for underwater use that provide tailored beam-width and/or other tailored light patterns are disclosed. One embodiment includes a housing having a front end with a port and a back end, a port window having a plurality of lens features positioned at the front end of the housing within or behind the port, and a circuit element, including a plurality of LED lighting elements, positioned behind the window.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: SEESCAN, INC.
    Inventors: Eric M. Chapman, Mark S Olsson, Steven C. Tietsworth, Aaron J. Steiner
  • Patent number: 10394106
    Abstract: An integrated underwater imaging device includes a housing with a transparent optical port, a camera and one or more LED light sources with optically coupled to light pipes within the housing. The optical port includes light mitigation features to reduce internal light contamination from the LED light sources on the imager of the camera.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: DEEPSEA POWER & LIGHT LLC
    Inventors: Mark S. Olsson, Eric M. Chapman, Aaron J. Steiner, Jon E. Simmons, Steven C. Tietsworth
  • Patent number: 10244893
    Abstract: An appliance for cooking a food item comprises a bottom housing, a top housing, and a cooking assembly. The cooking assembly comprises a top heated plate, a bottom heated plate, and a center ring therebetween. The top heated plate is selectively movable between (i) an open position and (ii) a closed position in which a top cooking cavity is selectively formed by the top heated plate and the top housing when the top housing is in a closed position. The bottom heated plate is selectively movable between (i) an open position and (ii) a closed position in which a bottom cooking cavity is selectively formed by the bottom housing and the bottom heated plate. A center cooking cavity is selectively formed by the top heated plate, the center ring, and the bottom heated plate when the top and bottom heated plates are in their respective closed positions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael Garman, David L Jackson, Abraham S Longmire, George Stamper, Micheal M Pierce, Derek A McCullough, Mark C Steiner, Andrea L Radford
  • Patent number: 10010216
    Abstract: A small cooking appliance with a bottom housing, a top housing, and a ring assembly. An uppermost cooking cavity is defined in the top housing and may be used to cook or heat a top food layer. The uppermost cooking cavity includes a floor that forms an uppermost cooking surface. The uppermost cooking cavity may have an open top. The appliance may include a hinged or pivoting lid to selectively close off the open top of the uppermost cooking cavity. The uppermost cooking surface may be heated by one or more heating elements in the top housing. The appliance cooks a food item in an assembled manner save a top food layer of the food item needs to be manually removed from the uppermost cooking cavity and placed onto the other layers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2018
    Assignee: Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael Garman, David L Jackson, Abraham S Longmire, George Stamper, Micheal M Pierce, Derek A McCullough, Mark C Steiner, Andrea L Radford
  • Publication number: 20180153343
    Abstract: A small cooking appliance comprises a bottom housing, a top housing, and a cooking assembly. The bottom housing has a top surface that forms a bottom cooking surface of the appliance. The top housing has a bottom surface that forms a top cooking surface of the appliance. The top housing is hingedly attached to the bottom housing and moveable between a closed position and an open position. The cooking assembly is positionable between the top and bottom cooking surfaces when the top housing is in its closed position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2017
    Publication date: June 7, 2018
    Inventors: Michael Garman, David L. Jackson, Abraham S. Longmire, George Stamper, Michael M. Pierce, Derek A. McCullough, Mark C. Steiner, Andrea L. Radford
  • Patent number: 9661952
    Abstract: A small cooking appliance comprises a bottom housing, a top housing, and a ring assembly. The bottom housing has a top surface that forms a bottom cooking surface of the appliance. The top housing has a bottom surface that forms a top cooking surface of the appliance. The top housing is movably attached to the bottom housing and moveable between a closed position and an open position. The ring assembly is positionable between the top and bottom cooking surfaces when the top housing is in its closed position. The ring assembly comprises a top ring, a bottom ring, and an optional center cooking plate. The center cooking plate is movable between (i) a closed position in which a space defined by the ring assembly is divided into top and bottom cooking cavities and (ii) an open position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2017
    Assignee: Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc.
    Inventors: David L Jackson, Michael Garman, Derek A McCullough, George Stamper, Claire Ashley, Mark C. Steiner
  • Publication number: 20170079472
    Abstract: A kitchen appliance includes a housing that defines a cavity. The housing has a housing rim defining an opening to the cavity. A heating or cooling element is disposed within the housing to heat or cool the cavity. A container has a generally hollow interior and a container rim. A lid is sized and shaped to at least partially cover the opening of the container when placed on the container. The lid has an exterior surface and an opposing interior surface. At least one latching mechanism or handle is operable to seal the contents of the appliance within the appliance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2016
    Publication date: March 23, 2017
    Inventors: Arthur W. Hudgins, Mark C. Steiner, Ernest B. Pryor, JR., Martin Brady, Yvonne Olson, Alexander D. Raring, Guoyao Ye, John D. Barnes, Michael G. Sandford, George Stamper, Patrick T. Mulvaney, Michael Garman
  • Patent number: 9538881
    Abstract: A kitchen appliance includes a housing that defines a cavity. The housing has a housing rim defining an opening to the cavity. A heating or cooling element is disposed within the housing to heat or cool the cavity. A container has a generally hollow interior and a container rim. A lid is sized and shaped to at least partially cover the opening of the container when placed on the container. The lid has an exterior surface and an opposing interior surface. At least one latching mechanism or handle is operable to seal the contents of the appliance within the appliance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2017
    Assignee: Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc.
    Inventors: Arthur W Hudgins, Mark C Steiner, Ernest B. Pryor, Jr., Martin Brady, Yvonne Olson, Alexander D Raring, Guoyao Ye, John D. Barnes, Michael G Sandford, George Stamper, Patrick T Mulvaney, Michael Garman
  • Patent number: 9474410
    Abstract: A kitchen appliance includes a housing that defines a cavity. The housing has a housing rim defining an opening to the cavity. A heating or cooling element is disposed within the housing to heat or cool the cavity. A container has a generally hollow interior and a container rim. A lid is sized and shaped to at least partially cover the opening of the container when placed on the container. The lid has an exterior surface and an opposing interior surface. At least one latching mechanism or handle is operable to seal the contents of the appliance within the appliance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2016
    Assignee: Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc
    Inventors: Arthur W Hudgins, Mark C Steiner, Ernest B. Pryor, Jr., Martin Brady, Yvonne Olson, Alexander D Raring, Guoyao Ye, John D. Barnes, Michael G Sandford, George Stamper, Patrick T Mulvaney, Michael Garman
  • Publication number: 20160255996
    Abstract: A small cooking appliance comprises a bottom housing, a top housing, and a ring assembly. The bottom housing has a top surface that forms a bottom cooking surface of the appliance. The top housing has a bottom surface that forms a top cooking surface of the appliance. The top housing is movably attached to the bottom housing and moveable between a closed position and an open position. The ring assembly is positionable between the top and bottom cooking surfaces when the top housing is in its closed position. The ring assembly comprises a top ring, a bottom ring, and an optional center cooking plate. The center cooking plate is movable between (i) a closed position in which a space defined by the ring assembly is divided into top and bottom cooking cavities and (ii) an open position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 12, 2016
    Publication date: September 8, 2016
    Inventors: David L. Jackson, Michael Garman, Derek A. McCullough, George Stamper, Claire Ashley, Mark C. Steiner
  • Publication number: 20160183718
    Abstract: A kitchen appliance includes a housing that defines a cavity. The housing has a housing rim defining an opening to the cavity. A heating or cooling element is disposed within the housing to heat or cool the cavity. A container has a generally hollow interior and a container rim. A lid is sized and shaped to at least partially cover the opening of the container when placed on the container. The lid has an exterior surface and an opposing interior surface. At least one latching mechanism or handle is operable to seal the contents of the appliance within the appliance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 14, 2014
    Publication date: June 30, 2016
    Inventors: Arthur W. Hudgins, Mark C. Steiner, Ernest B. Pryor, JR., Martin Brady, Yvonne Olson, Alexander D. Raring, Guoyao Ye, John D. Barnes, Michael G. Sandford, George Stamper, Patrick T. Mulvaney, Michael Garman
  • Patent number: D788510
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2017
    Assignee: Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc.
    Inventor: Mark C Steiner
  • Patent number: D823628
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2018
    Assignee: Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc.
    Inventor: Mark C Steiner
  • Patent number: D824713
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2018
    Assignee: Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc.
    Inventors: Mark C Steiner, Mark K Romandy
  • Patent number: D834870
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignee: Hamilton Brach Brands, Inc.
    Inventor: Mark C Steiner
  • Patent number: D859911
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc.
    Inventor: Mark C Steiner
  • Patent number: D865437
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc.
    Inventors: Mark C Steiner, Koen Aidan Ambrose
  • Patent number: D873596
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc.
    Inventor: Mark C Steiner
  • Patent number: D885118
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc.
    Inventor: Mark C Steiner
  • Patent number: D886513
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc.
    Inventor: Mark C Steiner