Patents by Inventor Nancy K. Immel

Nancy K. Immel 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: 6321934
    Abstract: A dispensing apparatus having a refrigerated compartment for receiving a plurality of bottle cartridges containing bottle container. A bottle latching mechanism holds the bottles within the cartridge as the cartridge and bottle containers are inserted into the refrigerated compartment. A bottle lifting mechanism located proximate the end of the rows of multiple cartridges lifts the bottles upward until the top bottle rolls onto a sloped dispensing platform where a person can remove the bottle from the dispensing apparatus by pressing a lever to allow a bottle to roll past a flexible window and out of the bottle dispenser to a position where a person can pick up the bottle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 1999
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2001
    Assignee: Berg Company, a division of DEC International, Inc.
    Inventor: Nancy K. Immel
  • Patent number: 6152323
    Abstract: A liquid container dispensing apparatus having a storage unit, a storage rack including tiered shelves and separated compartments with the shelves terminating short of the back wall of the storage unit and being inclined downwardly from the front to the rear, lever members for each compartment with each lever member being pivotally mounted upon a fulcrum member which is disposed upon the bottom wall, catch members extending downwardly from the back ends of the lever members to prevent advancement of the next-in-line liquid containers as the first-in-line liquid containers are being dispensed with the lever members, and linkage members connected to the lever members to facilitate the dispensing of the liquid containers along the lever members and also to prevent freely falling of the first-in-line liquid containers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 1998
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2000
    Inventor: Nancy K. Immel