Patents by Inventor ROHAN GAJANANRAO GORE

ROHAN GAJANANRAO GORE 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: 11377890
    Abstract: An appliance includes an appliance body having a front panel defining a connector slot. A hinge receiver is coupled with the appliance body and has opposing side walls defining a receiving space therebetween. The hinge receiver includes a first striker positioned above a second striker. The first and second strikers are aligned with the connector slot. A hinge arm assembly includes a hinge arm configured to engage with the second striker and a latch cam hingedly coupled with the hinge arm. The latch cam is movable between an engaged position and a disengaged position, and a top surface of the latch cam abuts the first striker in the engaged position. A door is rotatably coupled with the appliance body by the hinge receiver and the hinge assembly and is rotatable about a door axis between open and closed positions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2022
    Assignee: Whirlpool Corporation
    Inventors: Rohan Gajananrao Gore, Brian Scott White
  • Publication number: 20220205295
    Abstract: An appliance includes an appliance body having a front panel defining a connector slot. A hinge receiver is coupled with the appliance body and has opposing side walls defining a receiving space therebetween. The hinge receiver includes a first striker positioned above a second striker. The first and second strikers are aligned with the connector slot. A hinge arm assembly includes a hinge arm configured to engage with the second striker and a latch cam hingedly coupled with the hinge arm. The latch cam is movable between an engaged position and a disengaged position, and a top surface of the latch cam abuts the first striker in the engaged position. A door is rotatably coupled with the appliance body by the hinge receiver and the hinge assembly and is rotatable about a door axis between open and closed positions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 31, 2020
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Applicant: WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Rohan Gajananrao Gore, Brian Scott White
  • Publication number: 20220049536
    Abstract: A bumper assembly for an appliance may include a cabinet having a front panel, a door hingedly coupled with the cabinet and configured to selectively contact the front panel, and a bumper coupled to one of the door and front panel. The bumper may include a cap having an annular outer surface defining an interior, at least one flange coupled to the outer surface, the at least one flange extending along at least a portion of the annular outer surface, a through-hole in communication with the interior, and a fastener having an elastomeric cover. The fastener may be disposed within the interior and the through-hole when the bumper is in a mounted state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 17, 2020
    Publication date: February 17, 2022
    Applicant: WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Rohan Gajananrao Gore, David Gregory Quante
  • Patent number: 8721013
    Abstract: A domestic refrigerator includes a cabinet having a refrigerated compartment defined therein, and a base grille secured to a lower front of the cabinet. The base grille has an opening defined therein that is sized to receive a hinge bracket. A cover is positioned in front of the opening defined in the base grille. The cover is formed from a semi-flexible elastomeric material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 13, 2014
    Assignee: Whirlpool Corporation
    Inventors: Rohan Gajananrao Gore, Donna J. Heacock, Alan S. Lucas
  • Publication number: 20130328471
    Abstract: A domestic refrigerator includes a cabinet having a refrigerated compartment defined therein, and a base grille secured to a lower front of the cabinet. The base grille has an opening defined therein that is sized to receive a hinge bracket. A cover is positioned in front of the opening defined in the base grille. The cover is formed from a semi-flexible elastomeric material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 8, 2012
    Publication date: December 12, 2013
    Applicant: WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION
    Inventors: ROHAN GAJANANRAO GORE, DONNA J. HEACOCK, ALAN S. LUCAS