Patents by Inventor Stephen Lim

Stephen Lim 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: 20180362321
    Abstract: A dispensing system may be configured to dispense a custom product based on a user selection. The user selection may be provided via a user interface of the dispensing system. The user interface may simultaneously display selectable icons for the available types of products (e.g., types of beverages) and other icons for modifying a chosen product (e.g., a flavoring or additive to a beverage, such as a sweetener or a cherry flavoring). The user interface may receive input from a user in order for the user to select a custom product (e.g., a custom drink) and the dispensing system may dispense the custom product to the user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 18, 2018
    Publication date: December 20, 2018
    Inventors: Stephen LIM, Christine J. SISLER, Mathieu R. BADIMON, Massimo F. D'AMORE, Mikel DURHAM, Camiel FLOHR, John W. VAIL
  • Patent number: 10035694
    Abstract: Advertising accessories for bar guns are disclosed. An advertising accessory for a bar gun may include a frame and a front face extending from one side of the frame. A user interface void may be formed in the frame. The frame may be configured to mate with a user interface of a bar gun. A clip extending from the front face may engage a nozzle surface of the bar gun to couple the advertising accessory to the bar gun.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2018
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Martin Eduardo Broen, Stephen Lim, Klaus Rosburg
  • Patent number: 10034559
    Abstract: A merchandise display system for storing and dispensing merchandise is provided. The merchandise display system includes an outer housing, a transparent front door, a refrigeration unit, and a door that includes an extended canopy. The merchandise display system also includes a front grille for a refrigeration system having a surface adjacent a curved surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2018
    Assignee: PEPSICO, INC.
    Inventors: Christian Stolarz, Praveen Kumar Nooli, Martin Broen, Stephen Lim
  • Patent number: 10005655
    Abstract: A modular dispensing unit comprising a frame having a front side, back side, two sidewalls, a top wall, an intermediate wall and a bottom wall; a first enclave and a second enclave within the frame; a first beverage dispenser located in the first enclave; a second beverage dispenser located in the second enclave; an ice dispenser positioned between the first and second enclaves; and an ice dispenser housing surrounding substantially the entire ice dispenser. The ice dispenser housing may have two sidewalls and a front wall, the front wall having an opening allowing access to an ice outlet of the ice dispenser.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 26, 2018
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Martin E. Broen, Stephen Lim, Christian Stolarz
  • Patent number: 10005657
    Abstract: A dispensing system may be configured to dispense a custom product based on a user selection. The user selection may be provided via a user interface of the dispensing system. The user interface may simultaneously display selectable icons for the available types of products (e.g., types of beverages) and other icons for modifying a chosen product (e.g., a flavoring or additive to a beverage, such as a sweetener or a cherry flavoring). The user interface may receive input from a user in order for the user to select a custom product (e.g., a custom drink) and the dispensing system may dispense the custom product to the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 26, 2018
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Stephen Lim, Christine J. Sisler, Mathieu R. Badimon, Massimo F. D'Amore, Mikel Durham, Camiel Flohr, John W. Vail
  • Publication number: 20170340139
    Abstract: A merchandise display system for storing and dispensing merchandise is provided. The merchandise display system includes an outer housing, a transparent front door, a refrigeration unit, and a door that includes an extended canopy. The merchandise display system also includes a front grille for a refrigeration system having a surface adjacent a curved surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 11, 2017
    Publication date: November 30, 2017
    Inventors: Christian STOLARZ, Praveen Kumar NOOLI, Martin BROEN, Stephen LIM
  • Patent number: D799565
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2017
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Martin Eduardo Broen, Stephen Lim, Christian Stolarz, David Jennings Lucas, Salvatore Michael Primo
  • Patent number: D799566
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2017
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Martin Eduardo Broen, Stephen Lim, Christian Stolarz, David Jennings Lucas, Salvatore Michael Primo
  • Patent number: D799880
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2017
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Martin Eduardo Broen, Stephen Lim, Martin Ivar Franzen, Mauro Scamporlino
  • Patent number: D803277
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2017
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Christian Stolarz, Martin Eduardo Broen, Stephen Lim, Praveen Kumar Nooli
  • Patent number: D819133
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2018
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Martin Eduardo Broen, Stephen Lim, Klaus Rosburg, Curtis Barbre, Marco Perry, Mark Prommel, Lisa Yanz
  • Patent number: D819739
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2018
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Martin Eduardo Broen, Stephen Lim, Klaus Rosburg
  • Patent number: D821129
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 26, 2018
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Stephen Lim, Richard Bates, Namu Kim, Bart Ruijpers, Adrian Taylor
  • Patent number: D822764
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2018
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Martin Eduardo Broen, Stephen Lim, Curtis Barbre, Marco Perry, Mark Prommel, Lisa Yanz
  • Patent number: D827366
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2018
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Martin Eduardo Broen, Stephen Lim, Klaus Rosburg
  • Patent number: D841382
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Martin Eduardo Broen, Stephen Lim, Christian Stolarz, Martin Ivar Franzen
  • Patent number: D842647
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Martin Eduardo Broen, Stephen Lim, Klaus Rosburg
  • Patent number: D848195
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Martin Eduardo Broen, Stephen Lim, Martin Ivar Franzen, Mauro Scamporlino
  • Patent number: D850499
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Martin Eduardo Broen, Stephen Lim, Christian Stolarz, David Jennings Lucas, Salvatore Michael Primo
  • Patent number: D852235
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Martin Eduardo Broen, Stephen Lim, Christian Stolarz, David Jennings Lucas, Salvatore Michael Primo