Patents by Inventor Martinus Bernardus Stapelbroek

Martinus Bernardus Stapelbroek 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: 11318629
    Abstract: Embodiments of present disclosure relates to a shaving assembly and a hair cutting appliance comprising the shaving assembly. The shaving assembly comprises: a supporting arm extending in a first direction; a cutting element comprising at least one moving tooth arranged along the first direction; a guard foil extending in the first direction and surrounding the cutting element, the guard foil comprising: a contact surface and a bent part, wherein an angle between the contact surface and the supporting arm is an acute angle, and at least one guard tooth slot is formed across the contact surface and the supporting arm, wherein the shaving assembly further comprises: a blocking member extending between the moving tooth and the supporting arm in a second direction that is substantially perpendicular to the contact surface, wherein the blocking member is adapted to facilitate hair being released from the guard tooth slot when the guard tooth slot is moved against the hair.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.
    Inventors: Robert Godlieb, Johannes Tseard Van Der Kooi, Martinus Bernardus Stapelbroek, Albert Jan Aitink, Everhardus Johannes Hoexum, Ramachandra Rao Ganesh
  • Patent number: 11318631
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a cutter assembly (10) for a hair cutting appliance (100). The cutter assembly comprises a cutting element (20), and a clamping element (30). The cutter assembly is configured to contact skin of a user of the hair cutting appliance. The clamping element is configured to clamp hair of the user that is growing out of the skin. The clamping element is configured to move within the cutter assembly to pull the clamped hair away from the skin of the user. The cutting element is configured to cut the clamped hair that has been pulled away from the skin of the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.
    Inventor: Martinus Bernardus Stapelbroek
  • Publication number: 20210379778
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a cutter assembly (10) 10 for a hair cutting appliance (100). The cutter assembly comprises a cutting element (20), and a clamping element (30). The cutter assembly is configured to contact skin of a user of the hair cutting appliance. The clamping element is configured to clamp hair of the user that is growing out of the skin. The clamping element is configured to move within the cutter assembly to pull the clamped hair away from the skin of the user. The cutting element is configured to cut the clamped hair that has been pulled away from the skin of the user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2019
    Publication date: December 9, 2021
    Inventor: Martinus Bernardus STAPELBROEK
  • Publication number: 20210362359
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to processing head (124) for a hair cutting appliance (10), the processing head (124) comprising a powered blade set (26) comprising a stationary blade (42) and a movable blade (62), wherein the movable blade (62) is arranged to be moved with respect to the stationary blade (42) to cut hair between teeth (64) of the movable blade (62) and teeth (44) of the stationary blade (42), a linkage unit (92) supporting the powered blade set (26), wherein the linkage unit (92) enables a contour following pivoting movement of the powered blade set (26) when the appliance (10) is operated to cut hair, and a razor blade (130) that is arranged to be attached to the powered blade set (26) in such a way that the powered blade set (26) and the razor blade (130) are pivotably supported by the linkage unit (92). The present disclosure further relates to a combined blade unit (126) and to a hair cutting appliance (10) that is equipped with a combined blade unit (126).
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2018
    Publication date: November 25, 2021
    Inventor: Martinus Bernardus STAPELBROEK
  • Patent number: 11173620
    Abstract: A method of forming a sheet-metal based double-walled stationary blade includes providing a first and second pre-product layers, providing a guide slot for a cutter, and bonding longitudinal ends of the first and second pre-product layers together to include an offset forming a guide slot to receive a to-be-mounted cutter. The bonding includes melting or depositing material at transition zone, thereby forming tips of the stationary blade teeth which are arranged adjacent to the transition zone between the pre-product layers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2021
    Assignee: KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.
    Inventors: Jasper Zuidervaart, Martinus Bernardus Stapelbroek, Albert Jan Aitink, Onno Hoitinga, Folkert Vrijburg
  • Publication number: 20210347068
    Abstract: Provided is a cutting assembly (100) for cutting hairs on skin. The cutting assembly comprises a guard plate (102) for contacting the skin. The guard plate has a first toothed edge (104A) which extends along an axis. The first toothed edge comprises guard teeth (106A). The cutting assembly further comprises a cutter plate (108) which is disposed on the guard plate. The cutter plate is slidable relative to the guard plate in directions parallel with the axis. The cutter plate comprises a second toothed edge (110A) extending parallel with the axis. The second toothed edge comprises cutting teeth (112A). The cutter plate and the guard plate are aligned such that the hairs are cut by the cutting teeth against the guard teeth when the cutter plate slides. The cutting teeth each include a cutting portion (114A) and a tip (116A). The tip is outwardly enlarged relative to the cutting portion in at least one direction parallel with the axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2019
    Publication date: November 11, 2021
    Inventors: Rogier Enrico DE HAAS, Martinus Bernardus STAPELBROEK
  • Publication number: 20210078190
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a hair cutting appliance, a blade set for a haircutting appliance, and to a stationary blade for the blade set, the blade comprising a first wall segment, a second wall segment and an intermediate wall segment, fixedly interconnected forming a segmented stack, wherein the intermediate wall segment is disposed between the first wall segment and the second wall segment jointly forming, as an end of the segmented stack at least one toothed leading edge comprising a plurality of mutually spaced apart projections defining a plurality of teeth and respective tooth spaces, wherein the intermediate wall segment comprise a cutout portion and wherein the cutout portion in the intermediate wall segment, the first wall segment and the second wall segment define therebetween a guide slot for a movable blade. Further discussed is a method for manufacturing a respective blade.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2020
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Inventors: Martinus Bernardus STAPELBROEK, Jan VAN DALEN, Peter Daniel Martijn VAN ZOEST, Jan VAN DRIEL
  • Patent number: 10919165
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a blade set assembly, a blade set assembly, and a hair cutting appliance, wherein the method includes providing a base component including a stationary blade, providing a movable component comprising a cutter blade, providing a coupling element, the coupling element being arranged to be interposed between the base component and the movable component, providing a plastic contact bridge, arranging the stationary blade and the cutter blade at a defined relative assembly position, securing the assembly position between the stationary blade and the cutter blade, involving attaching the plastic contact bridge to one of the base component and the movable component, attaching a retaining portion of the coupling element to the other one of the base component and the movable component, and penetrating the plastic contact bridge with at least one insertion end of the coupling element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.
    Inventors: Everhardus Johannes Hoexum, Willem Maat, Siegfried Sablatschan, Martinus Bernardus Stapelbroek, Roel Alexander Rethmeier, Geert-Jan (Guus) Darwinkel, Albert Jan Aitink, Luc Berntsen, Daan Hendrik Gosenshuis
  • Publication number: 20210008742
    Abstract: Embodiments of present disclosure relates to a shaving assembly and a hair cutting appliance comprising the shaving assembly. The shaving assembly comprises: a supporting arm extending in a first direction; a cutting element comprising at least one moving tooth arranged along the first direction; a guard foil extending in the first direction and surrounding the cutting element, the guard foil comprising: a contact surface and a bent part, wherein an angle between the contact surface and the supporting arm is an acute angle, and at least one guard tooth slot is formed across the contact surface and the supporting arm, wherein the shaving assembly further comprises: a blocking member extending between the moving tooth and the supporting arm in a second direction that is substantially perpendicular to the contact surface, wherein the blocking member is adapted to facilitate hair being released from the guard tooth slot when the guard tooth slot is moved against the hair.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2019
    Publication date: January 14, 2021
    Inventors: Robert GODLIEB, Johannes Tseard VAN DER KOOI, Martinus Bernardus STAPELBROEK, Albert Jan AITINK, Everhardus Johannes HOEXUM, Ramachandra RAO GANESH
  • Patent number: 10882198
    Abstract: A hair cutting appliance, a blade set for a hair cutting appliance, and to a stationary blade for the blade set, the blade includes a first segment, a second segment, and an intermediate segment fixedly interconnected, forming a segmented stack, wherein the intermediate segment is disposed between the first segment and the second segment, jointly forming, at an end of the segmented stack, at least one toothed leading edge comprising a plurality of mutually spaced apart projections defining a plurality of teeth and respective tooth spaces wherein the intermediate segment comprises a cutout portion and wherein the cutout portion in the intermediate segment, the wall segment and the second segment define therebetween a guide slot for a movable blade.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.
    Inventors: Martinus Bernardus Stapelbroek, Jan Van Dalen, Peter Daniel Martijn Van Zoest, Jan Van Driel
  • Publication number: 20200331156
    Abstract: A hair cutting appliance is configured to be moved through hair in a moving direction in order to cut hair. The hair cutting appliance includes a housing portion, a blade set having a skin-facing top surface, and a releasable attachment comb. The blade set is arranged pivotably with respect to the housing portion. The attachment comb includes a supporting frame, at least one spacing guard element configured to space the blade set from a working surface when in operation, a mounting portion configured to be attached to a housing portion of the hair cutting appliance, and an orientation determining portion configured to engage the blade set and to define a locking orientation of the blade set when mounted to the hair cutting appliance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2020
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Inventors: Luca IACCARINO, Britt ROUMEN, Martinus Bernardus STAPELBROEK, Jan BENNIK, John PRAGT, Remy Amos Abraham RIPANDELLI, Robbert Freerk Johan VAN DER SCHEER, Albert Jan AITINK, Roland VAN STRAATEN, Everhardus Johannes HOEXUM, Jan VAN DALEN
  • Publication number: 20200331157
    Abstract: Embodiments of present disclosure relates to a shaving assembly and a hair cutting appliance including the shaving assembly. The shaving assembly comprises: a supporting member; a cutting element extending in the first direction; a guard foil stretched and extending in the first direction and surrounding the cutting element, the guard foil including a bent part and a flat contact surface, wherein the bent part extends in the first direction for fixing the guard foil on the supporting member, and the flat contact surface is adapted to be in contact with skin; and a protection element arranged at least one end of the guard foil and including a curved surface exposed to the skin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 26, 2018
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Inventors: Robert GODLIEB, Johannes Tseard VAN DER KOOI, Martinus Bernardus STAPELBROEK, Albert Jan AITINK, Everhardus Johannes HOEXUM, Ramachandra RAO GANESH
  • Patent number: 10800054
    Abstract: A hair cutting appliance includes a blade set including a first wall portion and a second wall portion, each wall portion defining a first surface, a second surface, and at least one toothed leading edge including a plurality of mutually spaced apart projections provided with respective tips, wherein the first surfaces of the first wall portion and the second wall portion face each other, at least at their leading edges, wherein facing projections along the leading edges of the first and second wall portions are mutually connected at their tips to define a plurality of teeth, wherein the first surfaces of the first wall portion and the second wall portion define therebetween a guide slot for a movable blade and wherein the second surface of the first wall portion at, includes a smoothed transitional region, at least at the forwardly extending projections.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.
    Inventors: Martinus Bernardus Stapelbroek, Jan Van Dalen
  • Patent number: 10730197
    Abstract: A hair cutting appliance is configured to be moved through hair in a moving direction in order to cut hair. The hair cutting appliance includes a housing portion, a blade set having a skin-facing top surface, and a releasable attachment comb. The blade set is arranged pivotably with respect to the housing portion. The attachment comb includes a supporting frame, at least one spacing guard element configured to space the blade set from a working surface when in operation, a mounting portion configured to be attached to a housing portion of the hair cutting appliance, and an orientation determining portion configured to engage the blade set and to define a locking orientation of the blade set when mounted to the hair cutting appliance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.
    Inventors: Luca Iaccarino, Britt Roumen, Martinus Bernardus Stapelbroek, Jan Bennik, Johan Pragt, Remy Amos Abraham Ripandelli, Robbert Freerk Johan Van Der Scheer, Albert Jan Aitink, Roalnd Van Straaten, Everhardus Johannes Hoexum, Jan Van Dalen
  • Patent number: 10596715
    Abstract: A hair cutting appliance including a blade set including a first wall portion and a second wall portion, each wall portion defining a first surface, a second surface, and at least one toothed leading edge including a plurality of mutually spaced apart projections provided with respective tips, wherein the first surfaces of the first wall portion and the second wall portion face each other, at least at their leading edges, wherein facing projections, along the leading edges of the first and second wall portions are mutually connected at their tips to define a plurality of teeth, wherein the first surfaces of the first wall portion and the second wall portion define therebetween a guide slot for a movable blade and wherein the second surface of the first wall portion includes a smoothed transitional region at least at the forwardly extending projections.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.
    Inventors: Martinus Bernardus Stapelbroek, Jan Bennik, Albert Jan Aitink, Robbert Freerk Van Der Scheer, Remy Ripandelli
  • Publication number: 20190315007
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a method of forming a sheet-metal based double-walled stationary blade (24) for a hair cutting appliance (10), the method comprising: providing a first pre-product layer (70), providing a second pre-product layer (72) which is separate from the first pre-product layer (70), providing a guide slot (44) for a cutter (26), and bonding the first pre-product layer (70) and the second pre-product layer (72) to one another such that the pre-product layers (70, 72) are arranged to jointly receive a to-be-mounted cutter (26), wherein the first pre-product layer (70) and the second pre-product layer (72), in the bonded state, are at least partially offset from one another to provide a defined mating clearance fit for the to-be-mounted cutter (26), wherein the pre-product layers (70, 72) are bonded to one another at their longitudinal ends such that stationary blade teeth (54) are partially formed by the first pre-product layer (70) and partially formed by the second pre-product layer (
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2019
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Inventors: Jasper ZUIDERVAART, Martinus Bernardus STAPELBROEK, Albert Jan AITINK, Onno HOITINGA, Folkert VRIJBURG
  • Patent number: 10377050
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a method of forming a sheet-metal based double-walled stationary blade (24) for a hair cutting appliance (10), the method comprising: providing a first pre-product layer (70), providing a second pre-product layer (72) which is separate from the first pre-product layer (70), providing a guide slot (44) for a cutter (26), and bonding the first pre-product layer (70) and the second pre-product layer (72) to one another such that the pre-product layers (70, 72) are arranged to jointly receive a to-be-mounted cutter (26), wherein the first pre-product layer (70) and the second pre-product layer (72), in the bonded state, are at least partially offset from one another to provide a defined mating clearance fit for the to-be-mounted cutter (26), wherein the pre-product layers (70, 72) are bonded to one another at their longitudinal ends such that stationary blade teeth (54) are partially formed by the first pre-product layer (70) and partially formed by the second pre-product layer (
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.
    Inventors: Jasper Zuidervaart, Martinus Bernardus Stapelbroek, Albert Jan Aitink, Onno Hoitinga, Folkert Vrijburg
  • Patent number: 10300618
    Abstract: A stationary blade for a blade set of an electrically operated hair cutting appliance includes first and second walls, where each wall has a first surface, a second surface facing away from the first surface, and a laterally extending leading edge having a plurality of laterally spaced apart longitudinally extending projections. The first surfaces of the first and second walls face each other, at least at their leading edges, while corresponding projections along the leading edges of the first and second walls are mutually connected at their tips to define a plurality of generally U-shaped teeth. The first surfaces of the first and second walls are separated to define a laterally extending guide slot for insertion of a movable blade of the blade set between them. The projections of the first wall have an average thickness that is less than an average thickness of the projections of the second wall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.
    Inventors: Martinus Bernardus Stapelbroek, Jan Van Dalen
  • Patent number: D870972
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.
    Inventors: Albert Jan Aitink, Martinus Bernardus Stapelbroek
  • Patent number: D905346
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.
    Inventors: Albert Jan Aitink, Martinus Bernardus Stapelbroek