Patents by Inventor Perry S. Dotterman

Perry S. Dotterman 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: 9775486
    Abstract: A resilient cleaning pad with a support body a portion of which is mechanically secured in a slit-like cavity of the cleaning pad.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2017
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Perry S. Dotterman, John J. Dyer, Arthur V. Lang, Robert J. Maki, Milind B. Sabade, DanLi Wang
  • Patent number: 9408522
    Abstract: A fryer cleaning tool with a sheetlike cleaning head configured to receive a sheetlike resilient fryer cleaning pad with an open-ended slitlike cavity therewithin, which pad can be slidably mounted onto the cleaning head.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2016
    Assignee: 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY
    Inventors: DanLi Wang, Martin E. Broen, Perry S. Dotterman, Robert J. Maki, Kim C. Sachs
  • Publication number: 20140130827
    Abstract: A resilient cleaning pad with a support body a portion of which is mechanically secured in a slit-like cavity of the cleaning pad.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 11, 2013
    Publication date: May 15, 2014
    Applicant: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Perry S. Dotterman, John J. Dyer, Arthur V. Lang, Robert J. Maki, Milind B. Sabade, DanLi Wang
  • Publication number: 20130233347
    Abstract: A fryer cleaning tool with a sheetlike cleaning head configured to receive a sheetlike resilient fryer cleaning pad with an open-ended slitlike cavity therewithin, which pad can be slidably mounted onto the cleaning head.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2013
    Publication date: September 12, 2013
    Applicant: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: DanLi Wang, Martin E. Broen, Perry S. Dotterman, Robert J. Maki, Kim C. Sachs
  • Patent number: 7540056
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a floor cleaning tool. In one embodiment the floor cleaning tool comprises a backing and a handle. The backing comprises a first surface and a second surface. The handle is attached to the second surface of the backing apparatus. The backing has a generally triangular perimeter having a first edge, a second edge, and a third edge. A portion of the first edge is curved and a portion of the second edge is curved. The first edge and second edge meet at a leading point. The third edge is concave. The floor cleaning tool is capable of supporting a wipe.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2005
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2009
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Perry S. Dotterman, Scott J. Tuman, Diane R. Wolk, John M. Simon, Mark D. Sorlien, Mark W. Nelson, Michael J. Kubes, Byron E. Trotter, Arthur V. Lang, Johannes N. Gaston, Douglas J. VanOrnum, Steven A. Beaudry
  • Publication number: 20080098546
    Abstract: The disclosed cleaning tool assembly for cleaning a hard kitchen surface includes a cleaning tool and a wiping substrate. The cleaning tool is a unitary cleaning tool having a base portion, a handle portion, and a neck portion connecting the base portion to the handle portion. The base portion includes a planar, rigid working surface. The handle portion includes an upper convex surface that forms an upper portion of the cleaning tool whereby the upper convex surface engages with the palm of a hand. The neck portion is recessed from both the base portion and the handle portion. The neck portion engages with the fingers of a hand. The wiping substrate is removably attached to the working surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2006
    Publication date: May 1, 2008
    Inventors: Bridget K. Warmka, Bobbi L. Pinnow, Arthur V. Lang, Perry S. Dotterman, Thomas G. Skulley
  • Patent number: 7146676
    Abstract: A handle assembly for use with a fibrous cleaning pad. The handle assembly includes a generally rigid first member including a first insertable portion, and a handle portion with a first end of the handle portion fixed to a second end of the first insertable portion and a manually engageable part adjacent a second opposite end of the handle portion. The handle assembly also includes a second member including a second insertable portion, and an actuation portion having a first end fixed to a second end of the second insertable portion. A first end of the second insertable portion opposite the actuation portion is pivotally mounted on a first end of the first insertable portion opposite the handle portion for relative movement of the insertable portions by manual manipulation of the actuation portion between a diverging position with outer surfaces of the insertable portions diverging from their first ends, and an adjacent position with the outer surfaces of the insertable portions generally parallel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2003
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2006
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Michael J. Kubes, Perry S. Dotterman, Mark D. Sorlien
  • Patent number: D540617
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2006
    Date of Patent: April 17, 2007
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Perry S. Dotterman, Arthur V. Lang, Byron E. Trotter, Christopher J. Miller, Sigurdur Thorsteinsson
  • Patent number: D544667
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2005
    Date of Patent: June 12, 2007
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Mark W. Nelson, Michael J. Kubes, Perry S. Dotterman, Byron E. Trotter, Arthur V. Lang
  • Patent number: D548979
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2006
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2007
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Perry S. Dotterman, Jacob J. Orak, Byron E. Trotter, Lloyd S. Vasilakes, Mauro Porcini, Peter J. Newbould, Arthur V. Lang
  • Patent number: D549415
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2005
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2007
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Byron E. Trotter, Perry S. Dotterman, Arthur V. Lang, Sigurdur Thorsteinsson, Chris Miller
  • Patent number: D552812
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2005
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2007
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Perry S. Dotterman, Michael J. Kubes, Diane R. Wolk, Arthur V. Lang, Byron E. Trotter
  • Patent number: D552814
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2005
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2007
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Jill R. Munro, Thomas E. Haskett, Perry S. Dotterman, Arthur V. Lang
  • Patent number: D553317
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2005
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2007
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Perry S. Dotterman, Byron E. Trotter, Michael J. Kubes, Arthur V. Lang, Sigurdur Thorsteinsson, Christopher J Miller
  • Patent number: D554309
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2005
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2007
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Diane R. Wolk, Amy M. Kunz, Michael J. Kubes, Shivshankar Venkataramani, Mark W. Nelson, Perry S. Dotterman, Byron E. Trotter
  • Patent number: D556408
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2006
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2007
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Arthur V. Lang, Perry S. Dotterman, Thomas G. Skulley
  • Patent number: D591020
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2006
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2009
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Perry S. Dotterman, Arthur V. Lang, Christopher J. Miller, Sigurdur Thorsteinsson, Mauro Porcini
  • Patent number: D606759
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2009
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Perry S. Dotterman, Arthur V. Lang, Timotheos J. Leahy, Peter J. Newbould, Ivana Babic
  • Patent number: D606760
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2009
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Perry S. Dotterman, Arthur V. Lang, Timotheos J. Leahy, Peter J. Newbould, Ivana Babic
  • Patent number: D735368
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2015
    Assignee: 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY
    Inventors: Kayla A. McGrath, Hamid R. Mortazavi, Perry S. Dotterman, James F. Poch, Loren E. Moeri