Patents by Inventor Patrick Libois

Patrick Libois 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: 20210059272
    Abstract: A method of making a pressurized packaged liquid beverage including filling a container including a one-way valve with a liquid mixture including a base liquid and a gum; sealing the container; introducing a volume of gas through the one-way valve after sealing the container; and agitating the container. When the container is opened, the liquid mixture increases in volume and separates into a liquid phase and a drinkable foam phase, which may persist for an extended period of time. The base liquid includes milk, coffee, fruit juice, or mixtures thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2020
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Inventors: Todd Carmichael, Patrick Libois, Edward Green
  • Patent number: 10893683
    Abstract: A method of making a pressurized packaged liquid beverage including filling a container including a one-way valve with a liquid mixture including a base liquid and a gum; sealing the container; introducing a volume of gas through the one-way valve after sealing the container; and agitating the container. When the container is opened, the liquid mixture increases in volume and separates into a liquid phase and a drinkable foam phase, which may persist for an extended period of time. The base liquid includes milk, coffee, fruit juice, or mixtures thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Inventors: Todd Carmichael, Patrick Libois, Edward Green
  • Patent number: 10729151
    Abstract: A method of making a pressurized packaged liquid beverage. The method includes filling a container including a one-way valve with a liquid beverage, sealing the container, introducing a volume of gas through the one-way valve after sealing the container, and agitating the liquid beverage inside the sealed container, When the container is opened, the liquid beverage increases in volume and separates into liquid phase and a drinkable foam phase. The method may be carried out in a sealed container including a one-way valve adapted to allow a gas to enter the first container but not exit or a circulatory agitation system according to other embodiments. Thee liquid beverage may include milk, coffee, fruit juice, or mixtures thereof, particularly mixtures of milk and coffee, and may further include a gum. The gas may be nitrous oxide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Inventors: Todd Carmichael, Patrick Libois, Edward Green
  • Publication number: 20180352824
    Abstract: A method of making a pressurized packaged liquid beverage. The method includes filling a container including a one-way valve with a liquid beverage, sealing the container, introducing a volume of gas through the one-way valve after sealing the container, and agitating the liquid beverage inside the sealed container, When the container is opened, the liquid beverage increases in volume and separates into liquid phase and a drinkable foam phase. The method may be carried out in a sealed container including a one-way valve adapted to allow a gas to enter the first container but not exit or a circulatory agitation system according to other embodiments. Thee liquid beverage may include milk, coffee, fruit juice, or mixtures thereof, particularly mixtures of milk and coffee, and may further include a gum. The gas may be nitrous oxide.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 6, 2016
    Publication date: December 13, 2018
    Applicant: LA COLOMBE TORREFACTION, INC.
    Inventors: Todd CARMICHAEL, Patrick LIBOIS, Edward GREEN
  • Publication number: 20180317511
    Abstract: A method of making a pressurized packaged liquid beverage including filling a container including a one-way valve with a liquid mixture including a base liquid and a gum; sealing the container; introducing a volume of gas through the one-way valve after sealing the container; and agitating the container. When the container is opened, the liquid mixture increases in volume and separates into a liquid phase and a drinkable foam phase, which may persist for an extended period of time. The base liquid includes milk, coffee, fruit juice, or mixtures thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 17, 2018
    Publication date: November 8, 2018
    Inventors: Todd Carmichael, Patrick Libois, Edward Green
  • Patent number: 10051874
    Abstract: A method of making a pressurized packaged liquid beverage including filling a container including a one-way valve with a liquid mixture including a base liquid and a gum; sealing the container; introducing a volume of gas through the one-way valve after sealing the container; and agitating the container. When the container is opened, the liquid mixture increases in volume and separates into a liquid phase and a drinkable foam phase, which may persist for an extended period of time. The base liquid includes milk, coffee, fruit juice, or mixtures thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2018
    Inventors: Todd Carmichael, Patrick Libois, Edward Green
  • Publication number: 20160324176
    Abstract: A method of making a pressurized packaged liquid beverage including filling a container including a one-way valve with a liquid mixture including a base liquid and a gum; sealing the container; introducing a volume of gas through the one-way valve after sealing the container; and agitating the container. When the container is opened, the liquid mixture increases in volume and separates into a liquid phase and a drinkable foam phase, which may persist for an extended period of time. The base liquid includes milk, coffee, fruit juice, or mixtures thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 29, 2015
    Publication date: November 10, 2016
    Applicant: La Colombe Torrefaction, Inc.
    Inventors: Todd Carmichael, Patrick Libois, Edward Green