Patents by Inventor Nicholas Cudworth

Nicholas Cudworth 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: 20190135537
    Abstract: A waste storage device includes a waste storage cassette receiving chamber for receiving a cassette rotatable within the chamber and containing tubing for enveloping waste. The chamber includes a rotatable portion (602) mounted on a fixed portion (604) of the device, the rotatable portion (602) being rotatable with the cassette. The device further comprises a deformable portion (601) mounted on the fixed portion (604) and moveable between an undeformed position to prevent rotation of the cassette and a deformed position to allow rotation of the cassette.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2018
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Applicant: Sangenic International Ltd.
    Inventor: Nicholas Cudworth
  • Patent number: 10214347
    Abstract: A waste storage device is provided comprising a waste storage compartment for storing waste and a lid. The device further comprises a dispenser for dispensing an agent inside the waste storage device and an actuator arranged to activate the dispenser. A waste cartridge is also provided comprising a relatively rigid upper portion and a relatively flexible lower portion. The relatively flexible lower portion is arranged for storing waste items and the relatively rigid upper portion is arranged to be folded about an axis in a direction substantially towards the relatively flexible lower portion of the waste cartridge.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: Sangenic International Limited
    Inventors: Steven Hammond, Scott Rontree, Adam Clarke, Paul Schofield, David Akerman, Nicholas Cudworth, Richard Sharp
  • Publication number: 20180339852
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a waste storage device (100) comprising a receiving chamber (132) provided in an upper part of the device (100) and a rotator (136) rotatably mounted in the chamber (132). The rotator (136) comprises an upper annulus (154), and a cylindrical wall (150) extending downwardly from the upper annulus (154). The rotator (136) comprises at least one projection (151) extending therefrom, said at least one projection (151) being arranged to locate with at least one corresponding recess (171) on a waste storage cassette (172) to support the waste storage cassette (172) in the chamber (132) and to ensure rotational engagement between the rotator (136) and the cassette (172).
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2016
    Publication date: November 29, 2018
    Inventor: Nicholas CUDWORTH
  • Publication number: 20180250199
    Abstract: A nipple for use with an infant drinking cup is disclosed herein. The nipple comprises a domed portion having a central region and an inner surface, a teat portion radially offset from the central region, and a radially-outer wall. The radially-outer wall is joined to the domed portion at a joining location and comprises an inner fluid-flow surface, defining a fluid flow direction. A region of the inner surface of the domed portion at the joining location is substantially parallel to said fluid flow direction, or the inner fluid-flow surface of the teat portion extends radially outwardly, away from said region of the inner surface of the domed portion at the joining location.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 25, 2016
    Publication date: September 6, 2018
    Inventor: Nicholas Cudworth
  • Publication number: 20170275062
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a valve assembly for a feeding or drinking vessel. The valve assembly comprises a valve seat surface (229), and a valve element having a valve face opposing said valve seat surface (229), a center axis and a rim (232). The valve element further comprises a biasing element (242) configured such that, in a rest position, the valve face is biased against the valve seat surface (229), wherein the valve element rim (232) is arranged to be anchored and the biasing element (242) is arranged intermediate the valve element center axis and rim (232).
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2015
    Publication date: September 28, 2017
    Inventors: Nicholas Cudworth, Paul Schofield, Andrew Mattocks
  • Publication number: 20170056296
    Abstract: A teether is provided for infant use. The teether comprises an exterior portion and a mouthpiece wherein the mouthpiece includes a substantially U-shaped biting section comprising first and second arms extending from a central portion. At least part of said central portion is resiliently collapsible upon application of pressure thereto during use of the teether by an infant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2016
    Publication date: March 2, 2017
    Applicant: Jackel International Limited
    Inventors: Nicholas Cudworth, Arnold Rees
  • Publication number: 20170029205
    Abstract: A waste storage device is provided comprising a waste storage compartment for storing waste and a lid. The device further comprises a dispenser for dispensing an agent inside the waste storage device and an actuator arranged to activate the dispenser. A waste cartridge is also provided comprising a relatively rigid upper portion and a relatively flexible lower portion. The relatively flexible lower portion is arranged for storing waste items and the relatively rigid upper portion is arranged to be folded about an axis in a direction substantially towards the relatively flexible lower portion of the waste cartridge.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 1, 2016
    Publication date: February 2, 2017
    Inventors: Steven Hammond, Scott Rontree, Adam Clarke, Paul Schofield, David Akeman, Nicholas Cudworth, Richard Sharp
  • Patent number: 9504631
    Abstract: A teether is provided for infant use. The teether comprises an exterior portion and a mouthpiece wherein the mouthpiece includes a substantially U-shaped biting section comprising first and second arms extending from a central portion. At least part of said central portion is resiliently collapsible upon application of pressure thereto during use of the teether by an infant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2016
    Assignee: Jackel International Limited
    Inventors: Nicholas Cudworth, Arnold Rees
  • Patent number: 9428335
    Abstract: A waste storage device is provided comprising a waste storage compartment for storing waste and a lid. The device further comprises a dispenser for dispensing an agent inside the waste storage device and an actuator arranged to activate the dispenser.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2016
    Assignee: Sangenic International Limited
    Inventors: Steven Hammond, Scott Rontree, Adam Clarke, Paul Schofield, David Akerman, Nicholas Cudworth, Richard Sharp
  • Publication number: 20160214794
    Abstract: A cassette support portion is provided for supporting a cassette containing film on a support for rotation in a waste storage device. The cassette support portion includes a support contacting portion and a cassette contacting portion angled inwardly therefrom. There is further provided a cassette support including said cassette support portion, a cassette mounted on said cassette support portion and a waste storage device including said cassette support and support portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 4, 2016
    Publication date: July 28, 2016
    Applicant: Sangenic International Ltd.
    Inventors: Nicholas Cudworth, David Akerman, Jonathon Knox
  • Patent number: 9302847
    Abstract: A cassette support portion (706) is provided for supporting a cassette (701) containing film (702) on a support (704) for rotation in a waste storage device. The cassette support portion (706) includes a support contacting portion (740) and a cassette contacting portion (742) angled inwardly therefrom. There is further provided a cassette support (704) including said cassette support portion (706), a cassette (701) mounted on said cassette support portion (706) and a waste storage device including said cassette support (704) and support portion (706).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2016
    Assignee: Sangenic International, Ltd.
    Inventors: Nicholas Cudworth, David Akerman, Jonathon Knox
  • Publication number: 20160031640
    Abstract: A waste storage device includes a waste storage cassette receiving chamber for receiving a cassette rotatable within the chamber and containing tubing for enveloping waste. The chamber includes a rotatable portion (602) mounted on a fixed portion (604) of the device, the rotatable portion (602) being rotatable with the cassette. The device further comprises a deformable portion (601) mounted on the fixed portion (604) and moveable between an undeformed position to prevent rotation of the cassette and a deformed position to allow rotation of the cassette.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 11, 2015
    Publication date: February 4, 2016
    Inventor: Nicholas Cudworth
  • Patent number: 9108796
    Abstract: A waste storage device includes a waste storage cassette receiving chamber for receiving a cassette rotatable within the chamber and containing tubing for enveloping waste. The chamber includes a rotatable portion (602) mounted on a fixed portion (604) of the device, the rotatable portion (602) being rotatable with the cassette. The device further comprises a deformable portion (601) mounted on the fixed portion (604) and moveable between an undeformed position to prevent rotation of the cassette and a deformed position to allow rotation of the cassette.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2009
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2015
    Assignee: Sangenic International Limited
    Inventor: Nicholas Cudworth
  • Publication number: 20140183193
    Abstract: A waste storage device (200) is provided comprising a waste storage compartment for storing waste and a lid (206). The device (200) further comprises a dispenser (208) for dispensing an agent inside the waste storage device (200) and an actuator (212) arranged to activate the dispenser (208).
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2012
    Publication date: July 3, 2014
    Applicant: Sangenic International Ltd.
    Inventors: Steven Hammond, Scott Rontree, Adam Clarke, Paul Schofield, David Akeman, Nicholas Cudworth, Richard Sharp
  • Patent number: 8523804
    Abstract: The invention relates to a breast attachment, in particular a flexible insert for a breast pump or a nipple shield, wherein the insert or shield applies a positive massaging effect on a breast mimicking the natural stimulation of a baby breast feeding.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2013
    Assignee: Jackel International Limited
    Inventor: Nicholas Cudworth
  • Patent number: D688785
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2013
    Assignee: Jackel International Limited
    Inventor: Nicholas Cudworth
  • Patent number: D795606
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2017
    Assignee: SANGENIC INTERNATIONAL LIMITED
    Inventor: Nicholas Cudworth
  • Patent number: D799136
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2017
    Assignee: SANGENIC INTERNATIONAL LIMITED
    Inventor: Nicholas Cudworth
  • Patent number: D834372
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2018
    Assignee: Jackel International Limited
    Inventor: Nicholas Cudworth
  • Patent number: D838139
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2019
    Assignee: Jackel International Limited
    Inventor: Nicholas Cudworth