Patents by Inventor Tucker Fort

Tucker Fort 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: 9516924
    Abstract: A fastening arrangement comprises a first fastening member connected to a first strap and a second fastening member connected to a second strap. The first fastening member includes a first surface comprising at least one first interlocking member. The second fastening member includes a channel positioned between a second surface and a biasing member. The channel is configured to receive the first fastening member with the first surface facing the second surface. The second surface includes at least one second interlocking member configured to engage the first interlocking member in a manner that blocks the first interlocking member from moving relative to the second interlocking member in at least one direction. The biasing member is configured to urge the first interlocking member into engagement with the second interlocking member when the first fastening member is inserted into the channel of the second fastening member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2016
    Assignee: Under Armour, Inc.
    Inventors: Jason Berns, F. Grant Kovach, Alan Guyan, Mari Lucero, Kevin Patrick Fallon, Kirsten Climer, Tara Machionna, Yvonne Lin, Tucker Fort
  • Patent number: 9260284
    Abstract: A beverage dispensing system comprises a container, an attachment mechanism, and a cartridge. The container may hold a mixing solution or liquid, such as water, to be mixed with the contents of the cartridge. The attachment mechanism is generally located within the container. The attachment mechanism may comprise an engagement assembly, a piercing portion, and a valve assembly. The engagement assembly may generally receive the cartridge within the attachment mechanism. The piercing portion may generally pierce the cartridge, thereby releasing the contents of the cartridge into the container. The valve assembly may generally open upon engagement of the cartridge with the attachment mechanism. The cartridge generally engages with the attachment mechanism to open the cartridge to be dispensed into the container, thereby combining the contents of the cartridge with the liquid within the container to create a drinkable beverage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2016
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Carlos Hernan Marina, Ricardo Ruiz de Gopegui, Agnete Enga, Vincent Faivre d'Arcier, Tim Connelly, Jonathan Cedar, Tucker Fort
  • Publication number: 20140345095
    Abstract: A fastening arrangement comprises a first fastening member connected to a first strap and a second fastening member connected to a second strap. The first fastening member includes a first surface comprising at least one first interlocking member. The second fastening member includes a channel positioned between a second surface and a biasing member. The channel is configured to receive the first fastening member with the first surface facing the second surface. The second surface includes at least one second interlocking member configured to engage the first interlocking member in a manner that blocks the first interlocking member from moving relative to the second interlocking member in at least one direction. The biasing member is configured to urge the first interlocking member into engagement with the second interlocking member when the first fastening member is inserted into the channel of the second fastening member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 11, 2014
    Publication date: November 27, 2014
    Inventors: Jason Berns, F. Grant Kovach, Alan Guyan, Mari Lucero, Kevin Patrick Fallon, Kristen Climer, Tara Machionna, Yvonne Lin, Tucker Fort
  • Publication number: 20140326750
    Abstract: A beverage dispensing system comprises a container, an attachment mechanism, and a cartridge. The container may hold a mixing solution or liquid, such as water, to be mixed with the contents of the cartridge. The attachment mechanism is generally located within the container. The attachment mechanism may comprise an engagement assembly, a piercing portion, and a valve assembly. The engagement assembly may generally receive the cartridge within the attachment mechanism. The piercing portion may generally pierce the cartridge, thereby releasing the contents of the cartridge into the container. The valve assembly may generally open upon engagement of the cartridge with the attachment mechanism. The cartridge generally engages with the attachment mechanism to open the cartridge to be dispensed into the container, thereby combining the contents of the cartridge with the liquid within the container to create a drinkable beverage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 18, 2014
    Publication date: November 6, 2014
    Applicant: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Carlos Hernan Marina, Ricardo Ruiz de Gopegui, Agnete Enga, Vincent Faivre d'Arcier, Tim Connelly, Jonathan Cedar, Tucker Fort
  • Patent number: 8800121
    Abstract: A fastening arrangement comprises a first fastening member connected to a first strap and a second fastening member connected to a second strap. The first fastening member includes a first surface comprising at least one first interlocking member. The second fastening member includes a channel positioned between a second surface and a biasing member. The channel is configured to receive the first fastening member with the first surface facing the second surface. The second surface includes at least one second interlocking member configured to engage the first interlocking member in a manner that blocks the first interlocking member from moving relative to the second interlocking member in at least one direction. The biasing member is configured to urge the first interlocking member into engagement with the second interlocking member when the first fastening member is inserted into the channel of the second fastening member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 12, 2014
    Assignee: Under Armour, Inc.
    Inventors: Jason Berns, F. Grant Kovach, Alan Guyan, Mari Lucero, Kevin Patrick Fallon, Kirsten Climer, Tara Marchionna, Yvonne Lin, Tucker Fort
  • Patent number: 8740020
    Abstract: A beverage dispensing system comprises a container, an attachment mechanism, and a cartridge. The container may hold a mixing solution or liquid, such as water, to be mixed with the contents of the cartridge. The attachment mechanism is generally located within the container. The attachment mechanism may comprise an engagement assembly, a piercing portion, and a valve assembly. The engagement assembly may generally receive the cartridge within the attachment mechanism. The piercing portion may generally pierce the cartridge, thereby releasing the contents of the cartridge into the container. The valve assembly may generally open upon engagement of the cartridge with the attachment mechanism. The cartridge generally engages with the attachment mechanism to open the cartridge to be dispensed into the container, thereby combining the contents of the cartridge with the liquid within the container to create a drinkable beverage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 3, 2014
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Carlos Hernan Marina, Ricardo Ruiz de Gopegui, Agnete Enga, Vincent Faivre d'Arcier, Tim Connelly, Jonathan Cedar, Tucker Fort
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    Patent number: D699578
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2014
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Carlos Herman Marina, Jorge Manuel Maquita Nakano, Tucker Fort, Paul Katz, Jacob Pamborg, Christopher R. Xydis
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    Patent number: D701767
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 1, 2014
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Carlos Hernan Marina, Jorge Manuel Maquita Nakano, Tucker Fort, Paul Katz, Jacob Pamborg, Christopher R. Xydis
  • Patent number: D702492
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 15, 2014
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Carlos Hernan Marina, Tucker Fort, Paul Katz, Jacob Pamborg, Christopher R. Xydis
  • Patent number: D703000
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 22, 2014
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Carlos Herman Marina, Tucker Fort, Paul Katz, Jacob Pamborg, Christopher R. Xydis
  • Patent number: D703487
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 29, 2014
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Carlos Hernan Marina, Jorge Manuel Maquita Nakano, Tucker Fort, Paul Katz, Jacob Pamborg, Christopher R. Xydis
  • Patent number: D709387
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 22, 2014
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Carlos Hernan Marina, Tucker Fort, Paul Katz, Jacob Pamborg, Christopher R. Xydis
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    Patent number: D717651
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 18, 2014
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Carlos Hernan Marina, Jorge Manuel Maquita Nakano, Tucker Fort, Carlos Francisco Gomez, Paul Katz, Jacob Pamborg, Christopher R. Xydis
  • Patent number: D727171
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2015
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Carlos Hernan Marina, Jorge Manuel Maquita Nakano, Tucker Fort, Paul Katz, Jacob Pamborg, Christopher R. Xydis
  • Patent number: D734993
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2015
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Carlos Hernan Marina, Tucker Fort, Paul Katz, Jacob Pamborg, Christopher R. Xydis
  • Patent number: D774357
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2016
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Drew Alexander Read Palin, Sean Joseph Huls, Brandon Scott Rhodes, Xavi Cortadellas, Tucker Fort, Laura Sink, Alexander Ian James Wastney, John Lester Ostby, Matthew Schmunk
  • Patent number: D794391
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2017
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Drew Alexander Read Palin, Sean Joseph Huls, Brandon Scott Rhodes, Xavi Cortadellas, Tucker Fort, Laura Sink, Alexander Ian James Wastney, John Lester Ostby, Matthew Schmunk
  • Patent number: D795644
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2017
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Xavi Cortadellas, Christopher Michael Hintermeister, Sean Joseph Huls, Drew Alexander Read Palin, Sameer Kirti Talsania, Meegan Patricia Daigler, Tucker Fort, Laura Sink, Alexander Ian James Wastney
  • Patent number: D853790
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Drew Alexander Read Palin, Sean Joseph Huls, Brandon Scott Rhodes, Xavi Cortadellas, Tucker Fort, Laura Sink, Alexander Ian James Wastney, John Lester Ostby, Matthew Schmunk
  • Patent number: D863878
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: PepsiCo, Inc.
    Inventors: Xavi Cortadellas, Christopher Michael Hintermeister, Sean Joseph Huls, Drew Alexander Read Palin, Sameer Kirti Talsania, Meegan Patricia Daigler, Tucker Fort, Laura Sink, Alexander Ian James Wastney