Patents by Inventor Melissa A. Rus

Melissa A. Rus 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).

  • Publication number: 20200086512
    Abstract: A utility knife is disclosed which includes a handle portion, a head unit attached to the handle portion, and a blade attached to the head unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 25, 2019
    Publication date: March 19, 2020
    Inventor: Melissa Rus
  • Publication number: 20190177543
    Abstract: A modified bitumen consisting of a polyurethane wherein the polyisocyanate or polyisocyanate-dominated polyurethane prepolymer (or prepolymers) is first reacted with the bitumen to take advantage of the bitumen's hydroxyl and amine functionality and form an isocyanate-bitumen adduct to form a weatherproofing product.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2019
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Inventors: Jason D. Smith, Joseph W. Mellott, II, Melissa Rus, David Sokol, Julia Holland
  • Publication number: 20190177990
    Abstract: A surface protector system for protecting selected portions of floor surfaces, wherein the system includes first and second surface protectors that are connected together to form a dust-proof connection between the first and second surface protectors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2019
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Inventor: Melissa Rus
  • Patent number: 10294681
    Abstract: A surface protector is provided formed of a sheet having at least one preapplied adhesive strip used to connect together and an adjacently positioned surface protector to form a dust-proof and/or liquid-proof seal between the two surface protectors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: Garland Industries, Inc.
    Inventor: Melissa Rus
  • Publication number: 20190085572
    Abstract: A paperboard or fiberboard sheet is provided with at least one preapplied adhesive strip used to connect together and an adjacently positioned surface protector to form a dust-proof and/or liquid-proof seal between the two surface protectors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 20, 2018
    Publication date: March 21, 2019
    Inventor: Melissa Rus
  • Publication number: 20180347215
    Abstract: A stair tread cover suitable for covering at least one step in a staircase. The stair tread cover includes at least a front portion and a back portion. The front and back portion each have a top surface and a bottom surface. At least one adhesive or tacky region is optionally positioned on the bottom surface of the front portion of the stair tread cover, and at least one gripping region is optionally positioned on the top surface of the front portion of the stair tread cover.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2018
    Publication date: December 6, 2018
    Inventor: Melissa Rus
  • Publication number: 20180347205
    Abstract: A stair tread cover suitable for covering at least one step in a staircase. The stair tread cover includes at least a front portion and a back portion. The front and back portion each have a top surface and a bottom surface. At least one adhesive strip is optionally positioned on the bottom surface of the front portion of the stair tread cover, and at least one grip strip is optionally positioned on the top surface of the front portion of the stair tread cover.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 1, 2018
    Publication date: December 6, 2018
    Inventor: Melissa Rus
  • Publication number: 20180347216
    Abstract: A stair tread cover suitable for covering at least one step in a staircase. The stair tread cover includes at least a front portion and a back portion. The front and back portion each have a top surface and a bottom surface. At least one friction region is optionally positioned on the bottom surface of the front portion of the stair tread cover, and at least one gripping region is optionally positioned on the top surface of the front portion of the stair tread cover.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2018
    Publication date: December 6, 2018
    Inventor: Melissa Rus
  • Publication number: 20180333870
    Abstract: A utility knife is disclosed which includes a handle portion, a head unit attached to the handle portion, and a blade attached to the head unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2018
    Publication date: November 22, 2018
    Inventor: Melissa Rus
  • Patent number: 9745473
    Abstract: A modified bitumen consisting of a polyurethane wherein the polyisocyanate or polyisocyanate-dominated polyurethane prepolymer (or prepolymers) is first reacted with the bitumen to take advantage of the bitumen's hydroxyl and amine functionality and form an isocyanate-bitumen adduct to form a weatherproofing product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2017
    Assignee: Garland Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Jason D. Smith, Joseph W. Mellott, II, Melissa Rus, David Sokol, Julia Holland
  • Publication number: 20170183883
    Abstract: A paperboard or fiberboard sheet is provided with at least one preapplied adhesive strip used to connect together and an adjacently positioned surface protector to form a dust-proof and/or liquid-proof seal between the two surface protectors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2016
    Publication date: June 29, 2017
    Inventor: Melissa Rus
  • Publication number: 20170183884
    Abstract: A surface protector is provided formed of a sheet having at least one preapplied adhesive strip used to connect together and an adjacently positioned surface protector to form a dust-proof and/or liquid-proof seal between the two surface protectors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 9, 2017
    Publication date: June 29, 2017
    Inventor: Melissa Rus
  • Publication number: 20170114221
    Abstract: A modified bitumen consisting of a polyurethane wherein the polyisocyanate or polyisocyanate-dominated polyurethane prepolymer (or prepolymers) is first reacted with the bitumen to take advantage of the bitumen's hydroxyl and amine functionality and form an isocyanate-bitumen adduct to form a weatherproofing product.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2016
    Publication date: April 27, 2017
    Inventors: Jason D. Smith, Joseph W. Mellott, II, Melissa Rus, David Sokol, Julia Holland
  • Publication number: 20150240082
    Abstract: A modified bitumen consisting of a polyurethane wherein the polyisocyanate or polyisocyanate-dominated polyurethane prepolymer (or prepolymers) is first reacted with the bitumen to take advantage of the bitumen's hydroxyl and amine functionality and form an isocyanate-bitumen adduct to form a weatherproofing product.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2015
    Publication date: August 27, 2015
    Inventors: Jason D. Smith, Joseph W. Mellott, II, Melissa Rus, David Sokol, Julia Holland
  • Patent number: 8316593
    Abstract: An apparatus and method for connecting solar panels to a roof system surface. The solar panels can be formed flexible or non-flexible solar panels that are at least partially attached to a roofing surface by use of a fastener.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2012
    Assignee: Garland Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Jason Smith, Melissa Rus, Brian Lambert, Joseph W. Mellott, II
  • Publication number: 20100236541
    Abstract: An apparatus and method for connecting solar panels to a roof system surface. The solar panels can be formed flexible or non-flexible solar panels that are at least partially attached to a roofing surface by use of a fastener.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2010
    Publication date: September 23, 2010
    Inventors: Jason Smith, Melissa Rus, Brian Lambert, Joseph W. Mellott, II
  • Patent number: D831388
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2018
    Assignee: Garland Industries, Inc.
    Inventor: Melissa Rus
  • Patent number: D832545
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2018
    Assignee: Garland Industries, Inc.
    Inventor: Melissa Rus
  • Patent number: D832546
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2018
    Assignee: Garland Industries, Inc.
    Inventor: Melissa Rus
  • Patent number: D847539
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: Garland Industries, Inc.
    Inventor: Melissa Rus