Patents by Inventor Paul T. Zink

Paul T. Zink 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: 7758120
    Abstract: A juvenile vehicle seat includes a seat base adapted to set on a vehicle seat and a foldable backrest associated with the seat base. The juvenile vehicle seat also includes a backrest lock coupled to the foldable backrest.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2008
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2010
    Assignee: Cosco Management, Inc.
    Inventors: Paul T. Zink, Dennis M. Turner, Andrew B. Mendenhall
  • Publication number: 20090295207
    Abstract: A child restraint includes an infant carrier and a base for supporting the infant carrier. The base is configure to be tethered to a passenger seat in a vehicle. The base can be adjusted to tilt the infant carrier relative to the passenger seat.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 21, 2009
    Publication date: December 3, 2009
    Applicant: COSCO MANAGEMENT, INC.
    Inventors: Paul T. Zink, Andrew B. Mendenhall, Todd C. Midkiff
  • Publication number: 20080271238
    Abstract: An integrated bathroom electronic system including a plurality of sensors to detect conditions within a bathroom and to provide signals indicative thereof to a controller. A plurality of distinct and exclusive modules or subsystems are illustratively provided for integration into the system. Such modules may include a quick hot water module, a roman tub module, a custom shower module, a hands free faucet module, and a tub shower module. In certain illustrative shower modules, a user interface includes a plurality of user defined presets, each preset including a shower setting stored in memory.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2008
    Publication date: November 6, 2008
    Inventors: Ryan A. Reeder, Spencer L. Stohler, Andrew B. Mendenhall, Paul T. Zink, Robert W. Rodenbeck
  • Publication number: 20080258524
    Abstract: A juvenile vehicle seat includes a seat base adapted to set on a vehicle seat and a foldable backrest associated with the seat base. The juvenile vehicle seat also includes a releasable backrest lock.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 16, 2008
    Publication date: October 23, 2008
    Applicant: COSCO MANAGEMENT, INC.
    Inventors: Paul T. Zink, Dennis M. Turner, Andrew B. Mendenhall
  • Publication number: 20080224513
    Abstract: A juvenile vehicle seat includes a seat base adapted to set on a vehicle seat and a foldable backrest associated with the seat base. The juvenile vehicle seat also includes a backrest lock coupled to the foldable backrest.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2008
    Publication date: September 18, 2008
    Applicant: COSCO MANAGEMENT, INC.
    Inventors: Paul T. Zink, Andrew B. Mendenhall
  • Publication number: 20080224514
    Abstract: A juvenile vehicle seat includes a seat base adapted to set on a vehicle seat and a foldable backrest associated with the seat base. The juvenile vehicle seat also includes a backrest lock coupled to the foldable backrest.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2008
    Publication date: September 18, 2008
    Applicant: COSCO MANAGEMENT, INC.
    Inventors: Paul T. Zink, Andrew B. Mendenhall
  • Publication number: 20080224507
    Abstract: A juvenile vehicle seat includes a seat base adapted to set on a vehicle seat and a foldable backrest associated with the seat base. The juvenile vehicle seat also includes a backrest lock coupled to the foldable backrest.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2008
    Publication date: September 18, 2008
    Applicant: Cosco Management, Inc.
    Inventors: Paul T. Zink, Dennis M. Turner, Andrew B. Mendenhall
  • Publication number: 20080223808
    Abstract: A liquid-dispensing bottle includes a container and a liquid dispenser closing an open mouth of the container. The container includes several components that can be selected and assembled by a user to produce either a small-volume baby bottle or a large-volume baby bottle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 9, 2008
    Publication date: September 18, 2008
    Applicant: CATALYST PDG, INC.
    Inventors: Andrew Mendenhall, Paul T. Zink, Dennis M. Turner
  • Publication number: 20080142301
    Abstract: A stepladder includes a step frame having legs and steps and a tray unit coupled to the step frame. The tray unit includes a utility tray mounted for pivotable movement relative to the step frame.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2007
    Publication date: June 19, 2008
    Applicant: COSCO MANAGEMENT, INC.
    Inventors: Thomas J. Meyers, Wyatt Compton, Paul T. Zink
  • Patent number: 7036888
    Abstract: A chair comprises a leg. The leg is formed to include a bight extending longitudinally along the leg to strengthen the leg.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2003
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2006
    Inventors: Jian Hui Yang, Dennis M. Turner, Paul T. Zink, Jason Andrews
  • Patent number: 6974188
    Abstract: A chair comprises a frame, a chair back, and a chair back return device. The chair back is mounted to the frame for pivotable movement away from a home position. The chair back return device is arranged to return the chair back to the home position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2003
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2005
    Assignee: Cosco Management, Inc.
    Inventors: Dennis M. Turner, Paul T. Zink, Jason Andrews
  • Patent number: 6840583
    Abstract: A chair and step stool assembly includes a seat, a seat back, and a plurality of legs coupled to the seat. The seat and step stool further include a retractable step stool that is coupled to the chair frame and, when activated, allows the step stool to move to a storage position nested within the plurality of legs under the seat.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 24, 2003
    Date of Patent: January 11, 2005
    Assignee: Cosco Management, Inc.
    Inventors: Dennis M. Turner, Paul T. Zink, Andrew B. Mendenhall, Joseph D. Baumgartner
  • Publication number: 20040189059
    Abstract: A chair comprises a leg. The leg is formed to include a bight extending longitudinally along the leg to strengthen the leg.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2003
    Publication date: September 30, 2004
    Inventors: Jian Hui Yang, Dennis M. Turner, Paul T. Zink, Jason Andrews
  • Publication number: 20030218306
    Abstract: A juvenile stroller includes a stroller frame having an armrest. A saddlebag container includes a thermally insulated case and a connector coupled to the armrest to anchor the thermally insulated case to the armrest.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 24, 2002
    Publication date: November 27, 2003
    Inventors: Keith Dixon, Edmund M. Apperson, Paul T. Zink, Andrew Mendenhall
  • Publication number: 20020109321
    Abstract: A juvenile stroller includes a stroller frame including a push handle and a thermally insulated container carried on the push handle. In some embodiments, the thermally insulated container is suspended from a console tray mounted on a pair of tubular handle arms included in the push handle. In other embodiments, the thermally insulated container is coupled to a lid frame mounted on the tubular handle arms and a lid is coupled to the lid frame to open and close a top opening into the container.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2002
    Publication date: August 15, 2002
    Inventors: Dennis M. Turner, Andrew Mendenhall, Paul T. Zink, Nancy J. Rasche
  • Publication number: 20020093158
    Abstract: A juvenile stroller includes a stroller frame and a cooler configured to store items in a cooled environment. The cooler is attachable to and detachable from a basket support frame included in the stroller frame. In one embodiment, the cooler hangs behind a storage basket coupled to the basket support frame. In other embodiments, the cooler is located in a cavity provided in the storage basket.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2002
    Publication date: July 18, 2002
    Inventors: Dennis M. Turner, Andrew Mendenhall, Paul T. Zink
  • Patent number: D504254
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2003
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2005
    Assignee: Cosco Management, Inc.
    Inventors: Jian Hui Yang, Dennis M. Turner, Paul T. Zink, Jason Andrews
  • Patent number: D481232
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2003
    Date of Patent: October 28, 2003
    Inventors: Dennis M. Turner, Paul T. Zink, Jason Andrews
  • Patent number: D481549
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2003
    Date of Patent: November 4, 2003
    Assignee: Cocso Management, Inc.
    Inventors: Dennis M. Turner, Paul T. Zink, Jason Andrews
  • Patent number: D491401
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2003
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2004
    Inventors: Jian Hui Yang, Dennis M. Turner, Paul T. Zink, Jason Andrews