Patents by Inventor Stephen Stepanek

Stephen Stepanek 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: 9095121
    Abstract: A cage for confining small animals in which Zeolite can be used to capture and contain offensive odors contained in the urine and feces of these animals. The cage comprises a top cage and a bottom container, wherein the bottom container has a top made from a fine mesh screen capable of holding the bedding and offing of the small animals. Under this screen, a pad containing a Zeolite in a drawer formed within the bottom container so that the Zeolite can be kept out of the area containing the small animal but may act to remove the aforementioned odors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2015
    Assignee: White Cliff Pet Products, LLC
    Inventor: Stephen Stepanek
  • Patent number: 8869745
    Abstract: A special bag or pad element containing Zeolite elements is placed under normal kitty litter or other animal waste containing materials. As the odor containing substances of the waste product are emitted, they are captured and eliminated by the Zeolite contained therein. It is possible to essentially eliminated cat and pet odors as well as to contain odors from barn animals. The results are amazing and the pets are healthier and the odors are gone. The waste products from this bag can be easily recycled in a garden since the contents are compatible with the soil and offer increased fertilization from the ammonium nitrate contained therein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 28, 2014
    Assignee: White Cliff Pet Products, LLC
    Inventor: Stephen Stepanek
  • Patent number: 5353575
    Abstract: A novel and unique method for the wrapping of an object is described. This method employs a sheet of wrapping material having an upper surface and a lower surface, a first end and a second end and having a tab closure device adhered to one end of said upper surface. When wrapping up an object, the object is laid on the upper surface on an end away from said tab and rolled thereto. The tab closure device comprises a strip of material adhered firmly to the upper surface of said material and folded over, with a small amount of pressure sensitive adhesive applied between the folds. When this is pulled up to exposed the pressure sensitive adhesive, the tab can be used to firmly close the two ends. This material is particularly useful in the quick wrapping of a floral arrangement or grouping.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 1993
    Date of Patent: October 11, 1994
    Assignee: Hampshire Paper Corp.
    Inventor: Stephen Stepanek