Patents by Inventor Richard A. Reggio

Richard A. Reggio 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: 20120017513
    Abstract: A brace includes a first body configured and disposed to secure ends of adjacent structural members together, the brace having a substantially triangular shape.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2011
    Publication date: January 26, 2012
    Inventors: Ryan P. LEHMANN, Richard A. REGGIO
  • Patent number: 5093136
    Abstract: A bubble gum made with SBR (styrene butadiene) gum base has both its initial bite and bubble quality improved by coblending PIB (polyisobutylene) gum base with the SBR base at a weight ratio of SBR:PIB of between 2:1 and 6:1, and preferably 3:1 to 4:1. The bubble gum may be naturally sweetened or sugarless and preferably contains hydrogenated starch hydrolysate (HSH).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 1991
    Date of Patent: March 3, 1992
    Assignee: Nabisco Brands, Inc.
    Inventors: Dorothy Panhorst, Richard A. Reggio
  • Patent number: 4968511
    Abstract: Chewing gum is made in a direct one-step process by mixing together at about to C. in weight %,about 5 to 25% of certain vinyl polymers,about 4 to 18% of plasticizer for each such vinyl polymers,about 2 to 11% of filler,about 30 to 60% of solid bulk sweetener,about 1 to 25% of liquid bulk sweetener,about 0 to 0.75% of intense sweetener,about 0.5 to 2.0% of flavorant,about 0 to 0.25% of colorant andabout 0.5 to 5% of emulsifier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 1989
    Date of Patent: November 6, 1990
    Inventors: Ronald P. D'Amelia, Peter T. Jacklin, Michael Ferrotti, Oscar Chantre, Richard Reggio
  • Patent number: 4656039
    Abstract: Chewing gum products are structured in layered form with all the water sensitive components of the formulation being placed in a core layer and encased in outer layers of water insensitive materials.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 1985
    Date of Patent: April 7, 1987
    Assignee: Nabisco Brands, Inc.
    Inventors: Gilbert Weiss, Ronald P. D'Amelia, Richard A. Reggio, Stephen H. Wolf
  • Patent number: 4379169
    Abstract: A gum base is provided which has excellent film-forming properties and thus is particularly suited for use in a bubble gum. The gum base contains 50 to 80% ester gums and a unique fatty acid or fatty acid ester plasticizer, such as glycerol monooleate, and is free of conventional fillers. A bubble gum containing such gum base is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 1981
    Date of Patent: April 5, 1983
    Assignee: Nabisco Brands, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard A. Reggio, Ronald P. D'Amelia, Dominick R. Friello
  • Patent number: 4378374
    Abstract: A chewing gum is provided having improved processability and softness. The improved properties are achieved through the use of a fatty acid or fatty acid ester softening agent, such as glycerol trioleate, in place of conventional softeners such as lecithin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 1981
    Date of Patent: March 29, 1983
    Assignee: Nabisco Brands, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard A. Reggio, Ronald P. D'Amelia, Walter H. Jewell, John J. Stroz
  • Patent number: 4065578
    Abstract: A sugarless chewing gum is provided wherein xylitol is employed as bulk filler and sweetener, and a hydrocolloid, such as xanthan gum or various alginates derived from giant kelp, is employed as a binder between the gum base and xylitol and as a humectant to facilitate retention of moisture in the gum.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 1976
    Date of Patent: December 27, 1977
    Assignee: Life Savers, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard A. Reggio, Dominick R. Friello, John E. Beam