Patents by Inventor Romuald Philippe

Romuald Philippe 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: 8636944
    Abstract: A method of plastic container having a deep inset base of the type that has a standing ring for supporting the container on a flat surface includes steps of molding a container blank having a standing ring and a base projection portion that is formed beneath the standing ring and relatively displacing the base projection portion upwardly with respect to the standing ring until the base projection portion is positioned above the standing ring. An improved plastic container having a deep inset base is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2014
    Assignee: Graham Packaging Company L.P.
    Inventors: Paul V. Kelley, Scott E. Bysick, Brian A. Lynch, Thomas E. Nahill, Romuald Philippe
  • Patent number: 8047388
    Abstract: A plastic container of the type that may be formed from a material such as PET using the stretch blow molding process includes a main body portion and a base portion that is characterized by a relatively tall and narrow profile above the standing ring and that has a deep inset recess defined therein. The deep inset recess is defined in part by an upstanding inner sidewall portion adjacent to the standing ring that has a height that may be greater than about 0.35 inch. The upstanding inner sidewall portion may have a substantially straight portion that is substantially parallel to a substantially straight portion of an outer sidewall of the base.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2008
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2011
    Assignee: Graham Packaging Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Paul V. Kelley, Scott E. Bysick, Brian A. Lynch, Thomas E. Nahill, Romuald Philippe
  • Publication number: 20100140838
    Abstract: A method of plastic container having a deep inset base of the type that has a standing ring for supporting the container on a flat surface includes steps of molding a container blank having a standing ring and a base projection portion that is formed beneath the standing ring and relatively displacing the base projection portion upwardly with respect to the standing ring until the base projection portion is positioned above the standing ring. An improved plastic container having a deep inset base is also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2008
    Publication date: June 10, 2010
    Applicant: GRAHAM PACKAGING COMPANY, L.P.
    Inventors: Paul V. Kelley, Scott E. Bysick, Brian A. Lynch, Thomas E. Nahill, Romuald Philippe
  • Publication number: 20100140278
    Abstract: A plastic container of the type that may be formed from a material such as PET using the stretch blow molding process includes a main body portion and a base portion that is characterized by a relatively tall and narrow profile above the standing ring and that has a deep inset recess defined therein. The deep inset recess is defined in part by an upstanding inner sidewall portion adjacent to the standing ring that has a height that may be greater than about 0.35 inch. The upstanding inner sidewall portion may have a substantially straight portion that is substantially parallel to a substantially straight portion of an outer sidewall of the base.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2008
    Publication date: June 10, 2010
    Applicant: GRAHAM PACKAGING COMPANY, L.P.
    Inventors: Paul V. Kelley, Scott E. Bysick, Brian A. Lynch, Thomas E. Nahill, Romuald Philippe