Patents by Inventor Thorsten Knobloch

Thorsten Knobloch 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: 20240051734
    Abstract: An array of toilet tissue products comprising first and second packages, where first package conveys one of strength and softness, and where the second package conveys something different than the first package. The first package may use a character to convey one of strength and softness. Lint, basis weight, total dry tensile, absorbency, and softness are common intensive properties of the first and second toilet tissue products and one or more of these common intensive properties can be different between the first and second toilet tissue products.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2023
    Publication date: February 15, 2024
    Inventors: Thorsten KNOBLOCH, Michael Ricardo BURNS (Deceased), Jennifer Lori STEEVES-KISS, Illya Torrance THOMAS, John Paul BRASE, Dennis Xavier LEGAULT, Dean Larry DUVAL
  • Publication number: 20230398961
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are used for a vehicle and for communicating with a personal communications device. The method includes establishing a secured communication link between the vehicle and the personal communications device for a first operation of accessing and/or starting the vehicle. The method further includes reusing the secured communication link for an application of the vehicle additional to the first operation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2021
    Publication date: December 14, 2023
    Inventors: Alaa Mourad, Daniel Knobloch, Stefan Diewald, Olaf Mueller, Thorsten Knott
  • Patent number: 11834256
    Abstract: An array of toilet tissue products comprising first and second packages, where first package conveys one of strength and softness, and where the second package conveys something different than the first package. Lint, basis weight, total dry tensile, absorbency, and softness are common intensive properties of the first and second toilet tissue products and one or more of these common intensive properties can be different between the first and second toilet tissue products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2023
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Thorsten Knobloch, Michael Ricardo Burns, Jennifer Lori Steeves-Kiss, Illya Torrance Thomas
  • Publication number: 20230319022
    Abstract: Methods and apparatuses for secure communication between a first and a second communication partner are provided. The method for secure communication between a first and a second communication partner comprises establishing a communication link between the first and the second communication partner. Further, the method comprises determining one or more session identifiers by one of the first and the second communication partner. The method additionally comprises communicating the one or more session identifiers to the other of the first and the second communication partner. The method comprises determining, for each of the one or more session identifiers, a respective symmetric session key in each of the first and the second communication partner. In addition, the method comprises storing the one or more session identifiers and the corresponding symmetric session keys in each of the first and the second communication partner for one or more subsequent secure communication sessions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 17, 2021
    Publication date: October 5, 2023
    Inventors: Daniel Knobloch, Sven Hofmann, Thorsten Knott
  • Publication number: 20230188930
    Abstract: Embodiments relate to a method for accessing a functionality of a vehicle via a mobile device. The method includes sending, using a first radio access technology, RAT, a ranging intent message from the mobile device to the vehicle; initiating, by the vehicle and using a second RAT, a ranging session for localizing the mobile device upon receipt of the ranging intent message; and upon initiating the ranging session, sending a ranging response message from the vehicle to the mobile device using the first RAT, the ranging response message indicating whether the mobile device is inside or outside at least one operational localization range of the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2021
    Publication date: June 15, 2023
    Inventors: Thorsten KNOTT, Daniel KNOBLOCH, Daniel KUELZER, Alaa MOURAD
  • Publication number: 20230078053
    Abstract: An array of toilet tissue products comprising first and second packages, where first package conveys one of strength and softness, and where the second package conveys something different than the first package. Lint, basis weight, total dry tensile, absorbency, and softness are common intensive properties of the first and second toilet tissue products and one or more of these common intensive properties can be different between the first and second toilet tissue products.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2022
    Publication date: March 16, 2023
    Inventors: Thorsten KNOBLOCH, Michael Ricardo BURNS, Jennifer Lori STEEVES-KISS, Illya Torrance THOMAS
  • Patent number: 11524837
    Abstract: An array of toilet tissue products comprising first, second, and third packages, where first package conveys strength and a second package conveys softness. Lint, basis weight, total dry tensile, absorbency, and softness are common intensive properties of the first, second, and third toilet tissue products and one or more of these common intensive properties can be different between the first, second, and third toilet tissue products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2022
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Thorsten Knobloch, Michael Ricardo Burns, Jennifer Lori Steeves-Kiss, Illya Torrance Thomas
  • Publication number: 20220389661
    Abstract: Fibrous structures that exhibit a Geometric Mean Elongation of greater than 14.85% as measured according to the Elongation Test Method are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 17, 2022
    Publication date: December 8, 2022
    Inventors: John Allen Manifold, Charles Chidozie Ekenga, Douglas Jay Barkey, Kathleen Diane Sands, Thorsten Knobloch, Robert Lenord Powers, Christopher Gerald Donner
  • Patent number: 11427966
    Abstract: Fibrous structures that exhibit a Geometric Mean Elongation of greater than 14.85% as measured according to the Elongation Test Method are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2022
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: John Allen Manifold, Charles Chidozie Ekenga, Douglas Jay Barkey, Kathleen Diane Sands, Thorsten Knobloch, Robert Lenord Powers, Christopher Gerald Donner
  • Publication number: 20220153511
    Abstract: An array of toilet tissue products comprising first, second, and third packages, where first package conveys strength and a second package conveys softness. Lint, basis weight, total dry tensile, absorbency, and softness are common intensive properties of the first, second, and third toilet tissue products and one or more of these common intensive properties can be different between the first, second, and third toilet tissue products.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2022
    Publication date: May 19, 2022
    Inventors: Thorsten KNOBLOCH, Michael Ricardo BURNS (Deceased), Jennifer Lori STEEVES-KISS, Illya Torrance THOMAS
  • Patent number: 11292660
    Abstract: An array of toilet tissue products comprising a first package that conveys strength and a second package that conveys softness. Lint, basis weight, total dry tensile, absorbency, and softness are common intensive properties of the first and second toilet tissue products and one or more of these common intensive properties can be different between the first and second toilet tissue products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Thorsten Knobloch, Michael Ricardo Burns, Jennifer Lori Steeves-Kiss, Illya Torrance Thomas
  • Publication number: 20210380333
    Abstract: An array of toilet tissue products comprising a first package that conveys strength and a second package that conveys softness. Lint, basis weight, total dry tensile, absorbency, and softness are common intensive properties of the first and second toilet tissue products and one or more of these common intensive properties can be different between the first and second toilet tissue products.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 18, 2021
    Publication date: December 9, 2021
    Inventors: Thorsten KNOBLOCH, Michael Ricardo BURNS, Jennifer Lori STEEVES-KISS, Illya Torrance THOMAS
  • Publication number: 20210323181
    Abstract: A razor blade is provided comprising a substrate comprising a first portion and a second portion. The first portion may comprise first and second generally parallel outer surfaces. The second portion may comprise first and second sections separated by a split line. The first section may comprise a first facet extending directly from the first outer surface of the first portion and an end facet extending directly from the first facet. The second section may comprise an end facet. The end facets of the first and second sections may converge at a tip to define a cutting edge. The split line may pass through the tip and is generally parallel with and extends between the first and second outer surfaces of the first portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 15, 2021
    Publication date: October 21, 2021
    Inventors: Bin Shen, Yongqing Ju, Kenneth James Skrobis, William Owen Jolley, Thorsten Knobloch
  • Publication number: 20210323180
    Abstract: A razor cartridge is provided comprising: a housing and a blade assembly mounted to the housing. The blade assembly may comprise at least one razor blade defined by a substrate comprising a first portion and a second portion. The first portion may comprise first and second outer surfaces. The second portion may comprise first and second sections separated by a split line. The first section may comprise a first facet and an end facet. The second section may comprise an end facet. The end facets of the first and second sections may converge at a tip to define a cutting edge. A shoulder may be positioned between the first facet and the end facet of the first section and define a skin-contacting surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 15, 2021
    Publication date: October 21, 2021
    Inventors: Bin Shen, Yongqing Ju, Kenneth James Skrobis, William Owen Jolley, Thorsten Knobloch
  • Patent number: 11130624
    Abstract: An array of toilet tissue products. A first toilet tissue product can exhibit a first lint value and a total dry tensile strength of greater than 600 g/in, and a second toilet tissue product can exhibit a second lint value which is at least 20% greater than the first lint value and a total dry tensile strength of less than 600 g/in. The first toilet tissue product can be housed within a first toilet tissue product package and the second toilet tissue product can be housed within a second toilet tissue product package. The packages can be designed to be sold individually and wherein the first and second toilet tissue product packages each comprise a common brand name.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Thorsten Knobloch, Jennifer Lori Steeves-Kiss, Illya Torrance Thomas, Michael Ricardo Burns
  • Patent number: 11124356
    Abstract: An array of toilet tissue products. A first toilet tissue product can exhibit a first lint value and a second toilet tissue product can exhibit a second lint value which is greater than the first lint value. The first toilet tissue product can be housed within a first toilet tissue product package and the second toilet tissue product can be housed within a second toilet tissue product package, where the first and second toilet tissue product packages are separate from each other such that the first toilet tissue product package is displayed on a store shelf separate from the second toilet tissue product package in a way that the first and second toilet tissue product packages are visible to a consumer during the consumer's purchasing decision process. The packages can be designed to be sold individually and wherein the first and second toilet tissue product packages each comprise a common brand name.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Thorsten Knobloch, Jennifer Lori Steeves-Kiss, Illya Torrance Thomas, Michael Ricardo Burns
  • Patent number: 11124357
    Abstract: An array of toilet tissue products. In an example, a first toilet tissue product can exhibit a first lint value and a second toilet tissue product can exhibit a second lint value which is greater than the first lint value and wherein the first toilet tissue product has a total dry tensile strength greater than the total dry tensile strength of the second toilet tissue product. The first toilet tissue product can be housed within a first toilet tissue product package and the second toilet tissue product can be housed within a second toilet tissue product package. The packages can be designed to be sold individually and wherein the first and second toilet tissue product packages each comprise a common brand name.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Thorsten Knobloch, Jennifer Lori Steeves-Kiss, Illya Torrance Thomas, Michael Ricardo Burns
  • Publication number: 20210214897
    Abstract: Embossed fibrous structures that exhibit a Dry Burst of greater than 270 g as measured according to the Dry Burst Test Method and more particularly to embossed fibrous structures that exhibit a Dry Burst of greater than 270 g as measured according to the Dry Burst Test Method and a Total Dry Tensile of less than 2375 g/76.2 mm and/or a Geometric Mean Total Dry Tensile of less than 1130 g/76.2 mm as measured according to the Tensile Strength Test Method are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2021
    Publication date: July 15, 2021
    Inventors: John Allen MANIFOLD, Charles Chidozie EKENGA, Douglas Jay BARKEY, Kathleen Diane SANDS, Thorsten KNOBLOCH
  • Publication number: 20210140118
    Abstract: Fibrous structures that exhibit a Dry Burst of greater than 360 g as measured according to the Dry Burst Test Method and optionally, a Total Dry Tensile of less than 2450 g/76.2 mm and/or a Machine Direction (MD) Dry Tensile of less than 1520 g/76.2 mm and/or a Geometric Mean (GM) Total Dry Tensile of less than 1180 g/76.2 mm as measured according to the Tensile Strength Test Method are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2021
    Publication date: May 13, 2021
    Inventors: John Allen MANIFOLD, Charles Chidozie EKENGA, Douglas Jay BARKEY, Kathleen Diane SANDS, Thorsten KNOBLOCH
  • Patent number: 10968570
    Abstract: Embossed fibrous structures that exhibit a Dry Burst of greater than 270 g as measured according to the Dry Burst Test Method and more particularly to embossed fibrous structures that exhibit a Dry Burst of greater than 270 g as measured according to the Dry Burst Test Method and a Total Dry Tensile of less than 2375 g/76.2 mm and/or a Geometric Mean Total Dry Tensile of less than 1130 g/76.2 mm as measured according to the Tensile Strength Test Method are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: John Allen Manifold, Charles Chidozie Ekenga, Douglas Jay Barkey, Kathleen Diane Sands, Thorsten Knobloch