Patents by Inventor Robert Jacob KRAMER

Robert Jacob KRAMER 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: 10440828
    Abstract: A laminate having an integrated electrical component disposed within the laminate is disclosed. The laminate includes a first paper layer having at least first and second vias through the first paper layer; a first electrically-conductive layer, comprising an electrically-conductive material, disposed over a portion of the first paper layer; a second electrically-conductive layer, comprising the electrically-conductive material, disposed over another portion of the first paper layer; an electrical component disposed over the first and second electrically-conductive layers; and an insulating layer disposed over the electrical component. The first paper layer and the insulating layer encapsulate the first electrically-conductive layer, the second electrically-conductive layer, and the electrical component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: THE DILLER CORPORATION
    Inventors: Robert Jacob Kramer, Kevin Francis O'Brien
  • Publication number: 20190203925
    Abstract: A laminate having an electroluminescent element disposed within the laminate is disclosed. The laminate includes a first paper layer having at least first and second vias through the first paper layer; a first electrically-conductive layer comprising an electrically-conductive material, the first electrically-conductive layer being disposed over the first paper layer; a dielectric layer disposed over the first electrically-conductive layer; a light emissive layer comprising an electroluminescent material, the light emissive layer being disposed over the dielectric layer; a second electrically-conductive layer comprising a translucent electrically-conductive material, the second electrically-conductive layer being disposed over the light emissive layer; an insulating layer disposed over the second electrically-conductive layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2019
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Applicant: THE DILLER CORPORATION
    Inventor: Robert Jacob Kramer
  • Patent number: 10228123
    Abstract: A laminate having an electroluminescent element disposed within the laminate is disclosed. The laminate includes a first paper layer having at least first and second vias through the first paper layer; a first electrically-conductive layer comprising an electrically-conductive material, the first electrically-conductive layer being disposed over the first paper layer; a dielectric layer disposed over the first electrically-conductive layer; a light emissive layer comprising an electroluminescent material, the light emissive layer being disposed over the dielectric layer; a second electrically-conductive layer comprising a translucent electrically-conductive material, the second electrically-conductive layer being disposed over the light emissive layer; an insulating layer disposed over the second electrically-conductive layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignee: THE DILLER CORPORATION
    Inventor: Robert Jacob Kramer
  • Publication number: 20180301268
    Abstract: A laminate includes multiple paper layers, with at least one induction coil comprising first and second sets of windings. Two or more paper layers include the sets of windings comprising an electrically-conductive material. The sets of windings may be distributed throughout the laminate layers and provide good wireless induction charging performance in a compact space.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2017
    Publication date: October 18, 2018
    Applicant: THE DILLER CORPORATION
    Inventors: Robert Jacob Kramer, Kevin Francis O'Brien
  • Publication number: 20180302089
    Abstract: A laminate having capacitive switch disposed within the laminate is disclosed. The laminate includes a first paper layer having at least first and second vias through the first paper layer; a first electrically-conductive layer comprising an electrically-conductive material, the first electrically-conductive layer being disposed over a portion of the first paper layer; a second electrically-conductive layer comprising the electrically-conductive material, the second electrically-conductive layer being disposed over another portion of the first paper layer; an insulating layer disposed over the first and second electrically-conductive layers. The first paper layer and the insulating layer encapsulate the first and second electrically-conductive layers within the laminate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2017
    Publication date: October 18, 2018
    Applicant: THE DILLER CORPORATION
    Inventor: Robert Jacob Kramer
  • Publication number: 20180302987
    Abstract: A laminate having an integrated electrical component disposed within the laminate is disclosed. The laminate includes a first paper layer having at least first and second vias through the first paper layer; a first electrically-conductive layer, comprising an electrically-conductive material, disposed over a portion of the first paper layer; a second electrically-conductive layer, comprising the electrically-conductive material, disposed over another portion of the first paper layer; an electrical component disposed over the first and second electrically-conductive layers; and an insulating layer disposed over the electrical component. The first paper layer and the insulating layer encapsulate the first electrically-conductive layer, the second electrically-conductive layer, and the electrical component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2017
    Publication date: October 18, 2018
    Applicant: THE DILLER CORPORATION
    Inventors: Robert Jacob Kramer, Kevin Francis O'Brien
  • Publication number: 20180301267
    Abstract: A laminate includes multiple paper layers, with at least one induction coil comprising first and second sets of windings. Two or more paper layers include the sets of windings comprising an electrically-conductive material. The sets of windings may be distributed throughout the laminate layers and provide good wireless induction charging performance in a compact space.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2017
    Publication date: October 18, 2018
    Applicant: THE DILLER CORPORATION
    Inventors: Robert Jacob Kramer, Kevin Francis O'Brien
  • Publication number: 20180298220
    Abstract: Electrically-conductive ink compositions comprising: (i) a particulate, electrically-conductive material; (ii) a carrier liquid; (iii) a polymer binder; and (iv) a microcrystalline cellulose component; methods comprising: (a) providing a substrate; (b) providing an electrically-conductive ink formulation comprising (i) a particulate, electrically-conductive material; (ii) a carrier liquid; (iii) a polymer binder; and (iv) a microcrystalline cellulose component; and (c) forming an electrically-conductive trace on a surface of the substrate; and articles comprising a substrate having a surface and an electrically-conductive trace formed on the surface of the substrate, wherein the electrically-conductive trace comprises: (a) a particulate, electrically-conductive material; (b) a polymer binder; and (c) a microcrystalline cellulose component are described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2018
    Publication date: October 18, 2018
    Inventors: Robert Jacob KRAMER, Kevin Francis O'BRIEN
  • Publication number: 20180299116
    Abstract: A laminate having an electroluminescent element disposed within the laminate is disclosed. The laminate includes a first paper layer having at least first and second vias through the first paper layer; a first electrically-conductive layer comprising an electrically-conductive material, the first electrically-conductive layer being disposed over the first paper layer; a dielectric layer disposed over the first electrically-conductive layer; a light emissive layer comprising an electroluminescent material, the light emissive layer being disposed over the dielectric layer; a second electrically-conductive layer comprising a translucent electrically-conductive material, the second electrically-conductive layer being disposed over the light emissive layer; an insulating layer disposed over the second electrically-conductive layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2017
    Publication date: October 18, 2018
    Applicant: THE DILLER CORPORATION
    Inventor: Robert Jacob Kramer
  • Publication number: 20180122558
    Abstract: Decorative, multi-layer surfacing materials, surfaces made therewith, methods of making such and wireless power transmission using the same, which surfacing materials comprise: a first resin-impregnated paper layer and a second resin-impregnated paper layer, and a first conductive material having a first terminus and a second terminus and capable of carrying an electric current from the first terminus to the second terminus; wherein the first conductive material is disposed on a first surface of the first resin-impregnated paper layer; wherein the first resin-impregnated paper layer and the second resin-impregnated paper layer are disposed in a stacked and compressed such that the first conductive material is encapsulated between the first resin-impregnated paper layer and the second resin-impregnated paper layer; and wherein at least one of the first resin-impregnated paper layer, the second resin-impregnated paper layer or an optional additional resin-impregnated paper layer is a decorative layer,
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2017
    Publication date: May 3, 2018
    Inventors: Kevin Francis O'Brien, Bryce Lamar Cole, Robert Jacob Kramer
  • Patent number: 9881727
    Abstract: Decorative, multi-layer surfacing materials, surfaces made therewith, methods of making such and wireless power transmission using the same, which surfacing materials comprise: a first resin-impregnated paper layer and a second resin-impregnated paper layer, and a first conductive material having a first terminus and a second terminus and capable of carrying an electric current from the first terminus to the second terminus; wherein the first conductive material is disposed on a first surface of the first resin-impregnated paper layer; wherein the first resin-impregnated paper layer and the second resin-impregnated paper layer are disposed in a stacked and compressed such that the first conductive material is encapsulated between the first resin-impregnated paper layer and the second resin-impregnated paper layer; and wherein at least one of the first resin-impregnated paper layer, the second resin-impregnated paper layer or an optional additional resin-impregnated paper layer is a decorative layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2018
    Assignee: The Diller Corporation
    Inventors: Kevin Francis O'Brien, Bryce Lamar Cole, Robert Jacob Kramer
  • Publication number: 20160104566
    Abstract: Decorative, multi-layer surfacing materials, surfaces made therewith, methods of making such and wireless power transmission using the same, which surfacing materials comprise: a first resin-impregnated paper layer and a second resin-impregnated paper layer, and a first conductive material having a first terminus and a second terminus and capable of carrying an electric current from the first terminus to the second terminus; wherein the first conductive material is disposed on a first surface of the first resin-impregnated paper layer; wherein the first resin-impregnated paper layer and the second resin-impregnated paper layer are disposed in a stacked and compressed such that the first conductive material is encapsulated between the first resin-impregnated paper layer and the second resin-impregnated paper layer; and wherein at least one of the first resin-impregnated paper layer, the second resin-impregnated paper layer or an optional additional resin-impregnated paper layer is a decorative layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 13, 2015
    Publication date: April 14, 2016
    Inventors: Kevin Francis O'BRIEN, Bryce Lamar COLE, Robert Jacob KRAMER