Patents by Inventor Marty Jones

Marty Jones 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: 10919663
    Abstract: A unit dose paperboard package includes an outer paperboard sleeve and an inner paperboard slide card lockably retained within the outer sleeve. The outer sleeve includes a plurality of panels operatively connected to each other such that a top panel of the plurality of panels includes an inner slide card retaining aperture and an inner slide card releasing button defined thereon. The inner slide card includes an inner slide card retaining and releasing panel. The slide card release button includes a longitudinally extending tab defined by a cut in the sleeve, with a root of the tab between ends of the cut, and with a moveable tab edge opposite the root of the tab. The card retaining aperture extends longitudinally past the moveable tab edge in a first direction, but does not extend longitudinally past the root of the tab in a second direction opposite the first direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: WestRock MWV, LLC
    Inventor: Marty Jones
  • Patent number: 10858163
    Abstract: Disclosed are package assemblies and methods of making the same, wherein the assemblies can include, among other elements, an outer carton defining an interior product storage compartment; an inner product support card slidably received within the product storage compartment; the inner support card having a main body portion and one or more flaps; and one or more primary product packages, each being secured to one of the one or more flaps.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: WestRock MWV, LLC
    Inventors: Elizabeth A. Vercoe, Marty Jones, Steven P. Jones
  • Patent number: 10618683
    Abstract: A package (90) includes an outer sleeve (60) and a drawer (50) that is slidably receivable in the outer sleeve (60). The package further includes a two-part locking mechanism for releasably locking the drawer within the outer sleeve. The first part is provided by the outer sleeve, and the second part by the drawer as a locking flap (52) hingedly connected to a rear end of a top panel (106) of the drawer (50). The locking flap is folded outwardly of the drawer toward a forward end of the top panel to be releasably engaged with the first part of the locking mechanism.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: WestRock MWV, LLC
    Inventor: Marty Jones
  • Publication number: 20190359406
    Abstract: Disclosed are package assemblies and methods of making the same, wherein the assemblies can include, among other elements, an outer carton defining an interior product storage compartment; an inner product support card slidably received within the product storage compartment; the inner support card having a main body portion and one or more flaps; and one or more primary product packages, each being secured to one of the one or more flaps.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 13, 2019
    Publication date: November 28, 2019
    Inventors: Elizabeth A. Vercoe, Marty Jones, Steven P. Jones
  • Patent number: 10399758
    Abstract: Disclosed are package assemblies and methods of making the same, wherein the assemblies can include, among other elements, an outer carton defining an interior product storage compartment; an inner product support card slidably received within the product storage compartment; the inner support card having a main body portion and one or more flaps; and one or more primary product packages, each being secured to one of the one or more flaps.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: WestRock MWV, LLC
    Inventors: Elizabeth A. Vercoe, Marty Jones, Steven P. Jones
  • Publication number: 20190233159
    Abstract: A unit dose paperboard package having a locking feature includes an outer paperboard sleeve and an inner paperboard slide card lockably retained within the outer sleeve. The outer sleeve includes a plurality of panels operatively connected to each other such that a top panel of the plurality of panels includes an inner slide card retaining aperture and an inner slide card releasing button defined thereon. The inner slide card includes a plurality of unit dose dispensing blisters and a retaining and releasing panel located adjacent to the unit dose dispensing blisters. The inner slide card includes an access edge opposite the retaining and releasing panel, wherein the access edge is free of any folding spine.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2019
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Inventors: Steven P. Jones, Marty Jones, James D. Knotts
  • Publication number: 20190233158
    Abstract: A unit dose paperboard package includes an outer paperboard sleeve and an inner paperboard slide card lockably retained within the outer sleeve. The outer sleeve includes a plurality of panels operatively connected to each other such that a top panel of the plurality of panels includes an inner slide card retaining aperture and an inner slide card releasing button defined thereon. The inner slide card includes an inner slide card retaining and releasing panel. The slide card release button includes a longitudinally extending tab defined by a cut in the sleeve, with a root of the tab between ends of the cut, and with a moveable tab edge opposite the root of the tab. The card retaining aperture extends longitudinally past the moveable tab edge in a first direction, but does not extend longitudinally past the root of the tab in a second direction opposite the first direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2019
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Inventor: Marty Jones
  • Publication number: 20190161261
    Abstract: Disclosed are package assemblies and methods of making the same, wherein the assemblies can include, among other elements, an outer carton defining an interior product storage compartment; an inner product support card slidably received within the product storage compartment; the inner support card having a main body portion and one or more flaps; and one or more primary product packages, each being secured to one of the one or more flaps.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 18, 2019
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Inventors: Elizabeth A. Vercoe, Marty Jones, Steven P. Jones
  • Publication number: 20180334300
    Abstract: A primary package (10; 110; 210; 310; 510; 610; 810) for being lockably received in an outer sleeve (700), the primary package comprising a main body panel (12; 112; 212; 312; 512; 612; 812) and a retention tab (14; 114; 214; 314; 512; 612; 812) hingedly connected together along a fold line (17; 117; 217; 317; 517; 617; 817), the retention tab having at least one embossment (18; 118; 218; 318; 518; 618; 818), the fold line having been integrally formed in the primary package.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2018
    Publication date: November 22, 2018
    Inventors: Richard Alan Collins, Tsugihiko Suzuki, Marty Jones
  • Patent number: 9994353
    Abstract: A package includes an outer sleeve (60) and a lockable receptacle (50). The package has a two-part locking mechanism for locking the lockable receptacle within the outer sleeve. The package also has a release mechanism including a moveable tab (76) that may be depressed to cause the two-part locking mechanism to be unlocked as well as to case the lockable receptacle to be at least partially withdrawn from the outer sleeve. The moveable tab is oriented at a non-normal angle relative to a lateral axis (x) of the outer sleeve. The non-normal angle is defined as a first angle (?) between the lateral axis and a notional axis (C) which runs centrally of the moveable tab through the anchored portion and to a medial point (M) of the front edge.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 12, 2018
    Assignee: WestRock MWV, LLC
    Inventors: Tanuja A. Patwardhan, Marty Jones
  • Publication number: 20180105314
    Abstract: A package (90) includes an outer sleeve (60) and a drawer (50) that is slidably receivable in the outer sleeve (60). The package further includes a two-part locking mechanism for releasably locking the drawer within the outer sleeve. The first part is provided by the outer sleeve, and the second part by the drawer as a locking flap (52) hingedly connected to a rear end of a top panel (106) of the drawer (50). The locking flap is folded outwardly of the drawer toward a forward end of the top panel to be releasably engaged with the first part of the locking mechanism.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 23, 2016
    Publication date: April 19, 2018
    Inventor: Marty Jones
  • Publication number: 20170081098
    Abstract: Disclosed are package assemblies and methods of making the same, wherein the assemblies can include, among other elements, an outer carton defining an interior product storage compartment; an inner product support card slidably received within the product storage compartment; the inner support card having a main body portion and one or more flaps; and one or more primary product packages, each being secured to one of the one or more flaps.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 7, 2016
    Publication date: March 23, 2017
    Inventors: Elizabeth A. Vercoe, Marty Jones, Steve Jones
  • Publication number: 20170081097
    Abstract: Disclosed are package assemblies and methods of making the same, wherein the assemblies can include, among other elements, an outer carton defining an interior product storage compartment; an inner product support card slidably received within the product storage compartment; the inner support card having a main body portion and one or more flaps; and one or more primary product packages, each being secured to one of the one or more flaps.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 17, 2015
    Publication date: March 23, 2017
    Inventors: Elizabeth A. Vercoe, Marty Jones, Steve Jones
  • Publication number: 20170057688
    Abstract: A package includes an outer sleeve (60) and a lockable receptacle (50). The package has a two-part locking mechanism for locking the lockable receptacle within the outer sleeve. The package also has a release mechanism including a moveable table (76) that may be depressed to cause the two-part locking mechanism to be unlocked as well as to case the lockable receptacle to be at least partially withdrawn from the outer sleeve. The moveable tab is oriented at a non-normal angle relative to a lateral axis (x) of the outer sleeve. The non-normal angle is defined as a first angle (?) between the lateral axis and a notional axis (C) which runs centrally of the moveable tab through the anchored portion and to a medial point (M) of the front edge.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2015
    Publication date: March 2, 2017
    Inventors: Tanuja A. PATWARDHAN, Marty JONES
  • Patent number: 9573720
    Abstract: A package made from sheet material has a sealable coating on a first surface. The package has a plurality of panels, folded so that at least two side panels are able to be closed in an overlapping arrangement so that the two side panels are sealed together with the first surface and sealable coating in facing relationship.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2017
    Assignee: WestRock MWV, LLC
    Inventors: Rodney D. Dixon, Marty Jones
  • Publication number: 20160347524
    Abstract: The slide card includes a base panel, a locking panel, and an additional panel. The locking panel is integrally formed with the base panel. The base panel and the additional panel each include cavities for holding product items. The locking panel is hingedly connected directly to one of the end edges of the base panel along a hinge. The locking panel is folded about the hinge to take a folded position where the locking panel is disposed over the first portion of the base panel. The locking panel has at least one second embossment integrally formed therewith and projecting therefrom. The at least one the first embossment and the at least one second embossment are disposed next to each other with the hinge disposed therebetween.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2016
    Publication date: December 1, 2016
    Inventors: Marty JONES, James D. KNOTTS
  • Publication number: 20160318651
    Abstract: A lockable receptacle (97) is used in a package which includes an outer sleeve (95) and a two-part complementary locking mechanism for releasably locking the lockable receptacle (97) within the outer sleeve (95). The lockable receptacle provides a first part of the two-part complementary locking mechanism in the form of a locking element (90) co-operative with a second part of the two-part complementary locking mechanism that is provided by an outer sleeve. The lockable receptacle includes a main portion (88a, 88b) for holding and/or accommodating an article. The locking element (90) is affixed to the main portion and has an engaging portion (98) shaped and arranged for engaging the second part of the two-part complementary locking mechanism.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2015
    Publication date: November 3, 2016
    Inventors: Marty JONES, Rodney D. DIXON, Sherry L. LEVEILLE, Elizabeth A. VERCOE
  • Patent number: 9387149
    Abstract: An outer sleeve includes first and second opposed side panels edges, hinge panels interconnecting the first and second side panels such that at least one chamber is defined between the first and second side panels, at least one of the hinge panels being hingedly connected to at least one of the first and second side panels along one of the opposed side edges of the at least one side panel, and at least one inner panel positioned at least in part inside the at least one chamber. The at least one inner panel includes a slide card locking mechanism for releasably locking at least one slide card in a locked position within the at least one chamber. The at least one side panel includes a release button positioned proximate the slide card locking mechanism of the at least one inner panel. The at least one inner panel is hingedly connected to one of the end edges of the at least one panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2016
    Assignee: WestRock MWV, LLC
    Inventors: Steven P. Jones, Marty Jones, Robert Workman
  • Patent number: 9376246
    Abstract: A blister package including an outer sleeve and a blister receptacle, the blister package having retention panel supporting mechanisms proximate an end of the blister receptacle to support the blister package in the outer sleeve when the blister package is almost completely withdrawn from the outer sleeve and may include one or more locking mechanisms to prevent unwanted opening of the blister package or disengagement of the blister package from the outer sleeve.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2016
    Assignee: WestRock Dispensing Systems, Inc.
    Inventors: Marty Jones, Ryan A. Bailey
  • Publication number: 20160001948
    Abstract: A primary package (10; 110; 210; 310; 510; 610; 810) for being lockably received in an outer sleeve (700), the primary package comprising a main body panel (12; 112; 212; 312; 512; 612; 812) and a retention tab (14; 114; 214; 314; 512; 612; 812) hingedly connected together along a fold line (17; 117; 217; 317; 517; 617; 817), the retention tab having at least one embossment (18; 118; 218; 318; 518; 618; 818), the fold line having been integrally formed in the primary package.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2014
    Publication date: January 7, 2016
    Inventors: Richard Alan Collins, Tsugihiko Suzuki, Marty Jones