Patents by Inventor Satwinder Panesar

Satwinder Panesar 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: 20180290822
    Abstract: A cartridge for use in a beverage preparation machine, the cartridge containing one or more beverage ingredients and being formed from substantially air- and water-impermeable materials, the cartridge comprising an inlet for the introduction of an aqueous medium into the cartridge and an outlet for discharge of a beverage produced from the one or more beverage ingredients.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 11, 2018
    Publication date: October 11, 2018
    Inventors: Andrew Halliday, Colin Ballard, Satwinder Panesar, Geoff Rendle, Maria Gomez
  • Patent number: 9994388
    Abstract: A cartridge for use in a beverage preparation machine, the cartridge containing one or more beverage ingredients and being formed from substantially air- and water-impermeable materials, the cartridge comprising an inlet for the introduction of an aqueous medium into the cartridge and an outlet for discharge of a beverage produced from the one or more beverage ingredients.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 12, 2018
    Assignee: Koninklijke Douwe Egberts B.V.
    Inventors: Andrew Halliday, Colin Ballard, Satwinder Panesar, Geoff Rendle, Maria Gomez
  • Publication number: 20160376093
    Abstract: A cartridge for use in a beverage preparation machine, the cartridge containing one or more beverage ingredients and being formed from substantially air- and water-impermeable materials, the cartridge comprising an inlet for the introduction of an aqueous medium into the cartridge and an outlet for discharge of a beverage produced from the one or more beverage ingredients.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 24, 2016
    Publication date: December 29, 2016
    Inventors: Andrew Halliday, Colin Ballard, Satwinder Panesar, Geoff Rendle, Maria Gomez
  • Patent number: 9451847
    Abstract: A cartridge for use in a beverage preparation machine, the cartridge containing one or more beverage ingredients and being formed from substantially air- and water-impermeable materials, the cartridge comprising an inlet for the introduction of an aqueous medium into the cartridge and an outlet for discharge of a beverage produced from the one or more beverage ingredients, wherein the one or more beverage ingredients is a liquid chocolate ingredient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2016
    Assignee: Koninklijke Douwe Egberts B.V.
    Inventors: Andrew Halliday, Colin Ballard, Satwinder Panesar, Geoff Rendle, Maria Gomez
  • Publication number: 20150238044
    Abstract: A beverage preparation machine for dispensing beverages from beverage cartridges containing one or more beverage ingredients, the beverage preparation machine comprising means for receiving, in use, a beverage cartridge and means for passing water through the beverage cartridge to thereby produce a beverage, the beverage preparation machine further comprising a code reader for interpreting a code provided on or in the beverage cartridge.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2015
    Publication date: August 27, 2015
    Inventors: Andrew Halliday, Colin Ballard, Satwinder Panesar, David Smith
  • Patent number: 8852659
    Abstract: A cartridge for use in a beverage preparation machine, the cartridge containing one or more beverage ingredients and being formed from substantially air- and water-impermeable materials, the cartridge comprising an inlet for the introduction of an aqueous medium into the cartridge and an outlet for discharge of a beverage produced from the one or more beverage ingredients.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 7, 2014
    Assignee: Kraft Food R & D, Inc.
    Inventors: Andrew Halliday, Colin Ballard, Satwinder Panesar, Geoff Rendle, Maria Gomez
  • Publication number: 20140141133
    Abstract: A cartridge for use in a beverage preparation machine, the cartridge containing one or more beverage ingredients and being formed from substantially air- and water-impermeable materials, the cartridge comprising an inlet for the introduction of an aqueous medium into the cartridge and an outlet for discharge of a beverage produced from the one or more beverage ingredients, wherein the one or more beverage ingredients is a liquid chocolate ingredient.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2014
    Publication date: May 22, 2014
    Applicant: Kraft Foods R&D, Inc.
    Inventors: Andrew Halliday, Colin Ballard, Satwinder Panesar, Geoff Rendle, Maria Gomez
  • Publication number: 20130164416
    Abstract: A cartridge for use in a beverage preparation machine, the cartridge containing one or more beverage ingredients and being formed from substantially air- and water-impermeable materials, the cartridge comprising an inlet for the introduction of an aqueous medium into the cartridge and an outlet for discharge of a beverage produced from the one or more beverage ingredients, wherein the one or more beverage ingredients is a liquid chocolate ingredient.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2012
    Publication date: June 27, 2013
    Inventors: Andrew Halliday, Colin Ballard, Satwinder Panesar, Geoff Rendle, Maria Gomez
  • Publication number: 20120148721
    Abstract: A cartridge for use in a beverage preparation machine, the cartridge containing one or more beverage ingredients and being formed from substantially air- and water-impermeable materials, the cartridge comprising an inlet for the introduction of an aqueous medium into the cartridge and an outlet for discharge of a beverage produced from the one or more beverage ingredients, wherein the one or more beverage ingredients is a liquid chocolate ingredient.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 17, 2012
    Publication date: June 14, 2012
    Applicant: KRAFT FOODS R&D, INC.
    Inventors: Andrew Halliday, Colin Ballard, Satwinder Panesar, Geoff Rendle, Maria Gomez
  • Patent number: 8168247
    Abstract: A cartridge for use in a beverage preparation machine, the cartridge containing one or more beverage ingredients and being formed from substantially air- and water-impermeable materials, the cartridge comprising an inlet for the introduction of an aqueous medium into the cartridge and an outlet for discharge of a beverage produced from the one or more beverage ingredients, wherein the one or more beverage ingredients is a liquid chocolate ingredient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2009
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2012
    Assignee: Kraft Foods R & D, Inc.
    Inventors: Andrew Halliday, Colin Ballard, Satwinder Panesar, Geoff Rendle, Maria Gomez
  • Publication number: 20100178391
    Abstract: The present invention provides a flexible pad for preparing a beverage comprising: a filter bag defining a storage volume; the storage volume containing a water-soluble composition or a combination or mixture of water-soluble compositions for forming a beverage; wherein the storage volume further contains one or more absorbent elements.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2005
    Publication date: July 15, 2010
    Inventors: John MacMahon, Mark Norton, Phil Brown, Rodett Susan, Audrey Trouillot, ray Laudano, Adam Fennel, Satwinder Panesar, Lee Rowan, James Ferguson, Heather Hudson, Anilkumar Gaonkar, Bary Zeller
  • Publication number: 20100078446
    Abstract: A cartridge for use in a beverage preparation machine, the cartridge containing one or more beverage ingredients and being formed from substantially air- and water-impermeable materials, the cartridge comprising an inlet for the introduction of an aqueous medium into the cartridge and an outlet for discharge of a beverage produced from the one or more beverage ingredients, wherein the one or more beverage ingredients is a liquid chocolate ingredient.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2009
    Publication date: April 1, 2010
    Applicant: KRAFT FOODS R & D, INC.
    Inventors: Andrew Halliday, Colin Ballard, Satwinder Panesar, Geoff Rendle, Maria Gomez
  • Patent number: 7640843
    Abstract: A cartridge for use in a beverage preparation machine, the cartridge containing one or more beverage ingredients and being formed from substantially air- and water-impermeable materials, the cartridge comprising an inlet for the introduction of an aqueous medium into the cartridge and an outlet for discharge of a beverage produced from the one or more beverage ingredients, wherein the one or more beverage ingredients is a liquid chocolate ingredient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2004
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2010
    Assignee: Kraft Foods R & D, Inc.
    Inventors: Andrew Halliday, Colin Ballard, Satwinder Panesar, Geoff Rendle, Maria Gomez
  • Publication number: 20090311384
    Abstract: A pod for preparing a beverage comprising: a rigid or semi-rigid sidewall; a rigid or semi-rigid upper surface containing one more apertures forming an inlet of the pod; a lower surface formed at least partially from filtering material, the filtering material forming an outlet of the pod; the sidewall, upper surface and lower surface together defining a storage volume extending from the inlet to the outlet and containing a water-soluble composition, or a combination or mixture of water-soluble compositions for forming a beverage; wherein the rigid or semi-rigid sidewall maintains a physical separation of the filtering material and the upper surface during use.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2004
    Publication date: December 17, 2009
    Inventors: John MacMahon, Mark Norton, Lee Rowan, Satwinder Panesar, Jim Ferguson, Adam Fennel, Heather Hudson, Nicholas F. David, Bary Zeller, Audrey Trouillot, Ken Cale, Joseph Giacone, Anilkumar Gaonkar, Susan Bodett
  • Patent number: 7607385
    Abstract: A low pressure beverage preparation system for automatically preparing a range of beverage types from a range of beverage cartridges, the system comprising: a beverage preparation machine; and a plurality of beverage cartridges, each beverage cartridge containing one or more beverage ingredients associated with a specific beverage type, wherein the beverage preparation system comprises: a. means for receiving one of said plurality of beverage cartridges in said beverage preparation machine and means for supplying, in use, to said beverage cartridge an aqueous medium at a pressure of less than 2 bar to produce a beverage from the one or more beverage ingredients contained therein; b. a reader in said beverage preparation machine for automatically interpreting a code written on said beverage cartridge; c. processing means for creating a specific brewing cycle based on said code; d.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2004
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2009
    Assignee: Kraft Foods R & D, Inc.
    Inventors: Andrew Halliday, Colin Ballard, Satwinder Panesar, David Smith
  • Patent number: 7592027
    Abstract: A method of preparing a beverage with the steps of: a) inserting a first beverage cartridge containing one or more beverage ingredients into a beverage preparation machine; b) operating said beverage preparation machine to pass an aqueous medium through the first beverage cartridge to dispense a first portion of said beverage into a receptacle; c) inserting a second beverage cartridge containing one or more beverage ingredients into the beverage preparation machine; and d) operating the beverage preparation machine to pass an aqueous medium through the second beverage cartridge to dispense a second portion of said beverage into the receptacle; wherein one of the first or second beverage cartridges contains a liquid dairy-based ingredient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2004
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2009
    Assignee: Kraft Foods R & D, Inc.
    Inventors: Andrew Halliday, Colin Ballard, Satwinder Panesar
  • Publication number: 20090232944
    Abstract: The present invention provides a flexible pad (10) for preparing a beverage comprising: a flexible bag defining a storage volume (13); the storage volume containing a water-soluble composition or a combination or mixture of water-soluble compositions for forming a beverage; wherein at least a part of the flexible bag is formed from a flexible water-impermeable thin sheet material (11, 12), wherein said flexible water-impermeable thin sheet material comprises one or more apertures (40, 41) defining an inlet or an outlet of the storage volume.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2005
    Publication date: September 17, 2009
    Inventors: John MacMahon, Susan Bodett, Mark Norton, Satwinder Panesar, Lee Rowan, Joseph Giacone, Heather Hudson, Anilkumar Gaonkar, Bary Zeller
  • Patent number: 7533604
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a cartridge for dispensation of a beverage comprising the steps of: a. manufacturing a plurality of outer members comprising at least a first type of outer member and a second type of outer member having differing shape or configurations; b. manufacturing a plurality of inner members comprising at least a first type of inner member and a second type of inner member having differing shape or configurations; c. storing said plurality of outer members and said inner members; d. selecting one of the first type of outer member or the second type of outer member from the plurality of outer members; e. selecting one of the first type of inner member or the second type of inner member from the plurality of inner members; f. conjoining the selected inner member to the selected outer member; g. filling the outer member with one or more beverage ingredients; and h. sealing the outer member with a lid to form the cartridge.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2004
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2009
    Assignee: Kraft Foods R & D, Inc.
    Inventors: Andrew Halliday, Colin Ballard, Satwinder Panesar
  • Patent number: 7533603
    Abstract: A cartridge containing one or more beverage ingredients and being formed from substantially air- and water-impermeable materials, the cartridge comprising an outer member defining a storage chamber in which is stored the one or more beverage ingredients and an inner member having a discharge spout forming an outlet for outflow of beverage formed from the one or more beverage ingredients, characterised in that the inner member forms a load-bearing member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2004
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2009
    Assignee: Kraft Foods R & D, Inc.
    Inventors: Andrew Halliday, Adam Lloyd, Satwinder Panesar, Henry Martin, Paul Sutton
  • Publication number: 20090004335
    Abstract: The present invention provides a pod for preparing a beverage comprising: a lower compartment (31) defining a storage volume containing a water-soluble composition or a combination or mixture of water-soluble compositions for forming a beverage; the lower compartment comprising an upper surface (27) containing one or more apertures (25) forming an inlet of the lower compartment (31) and a lower surface formed at least partially from filtering material (12), the filtering material forming an outlet of the pod; the pod further comprising an open-topped upper compartment (21) above the lower compartment (31) which defines a chamber suitable for receiving one or more flexible pads containing one or more beverage ingredients; wherein an outlet of the chamber of the upper compartment communicates with the inlet of the lower compartment, wherein the apertures (25) of the inlet of the lower compartment are arranged for showering and or jetting in use water into the lower compartment (31).
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2005
    Publication date: January 1, 2009
    Inventors: John MacMahon, Mark Norton, Adam Fennel, Satwinder Panesar, Bary Zeller, Susan Bodett, Anilkumar Gaonkar, Lee Rowan, Heather Hudson