Patents by Inventor Wang Lim Lee

Wang Lim Lee 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: 8981269
    Abstract: A cooker is provided. According to an operation of the cooker, light having color different from each other is emitted into a cooking chamber according to whether it is in a cooking mode for cooking a food or a keep-warm mode for keeping the food warm. Thus, a user may easily confirm whether the food is cooked or kept warm. In addition, the food may be kept warm through a further simple structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2015
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Yong-Ho Park, Jun-Hyun Park, Wang-Lim Lee, Dae-Eun Kim, Dong-Heon Lee
  • Patent number: 8698057
    Abstract: Provided are a ventilation hooded microwave oven and a cooling system for the ventilation hooded microwave oven. In the ventilation hooded microwave oven, a pull-up door is provided, and various components of a cavity assembly, the pull-up door, and a door handle can be cooled by airflows induced by a cooling fan assembly. Therefore, outside areas of the ventilation hooded microwave oven can be efficiently used, and the ventilation hooded microwave oven can be reliably prevented from overheating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2007
    Date of Patent: April 15, 2014
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Jun-Hyun Park, Yong-Ho Park, Wang-Lim Lee
  • Patent number: 8367982
    Abstract: Provided is a built-in cooking appliance. According to the built-in cooking appliance, the inside of the cooking appliance is effectively cooled and the inside can be waterproofed without protruding the top plate above the cabinet. Therefore, cooling efficiency, stability in using, convenience in cleaning, esthetic feeling, and reliability of a product can be improved. The built-in cooking appliance includes a top plate, a main body below the top plate, a fan, a cabinet, a gap portion, and a top frame. At least a heating unit is disposed inside the main body. The fan forms a cooling passage inside the main body. The plate is installed on the cabinet. The gap portion defines at least a portion of the cooling passage, and is formed by at least an edge on one side of the top plate and the cabinet separated from each other. The top frame covers the gap portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2007
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2013
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Soo Cheol Yi, Wang Lim Lee
  • Publication number: 20110163089
    Abstract: A cooker is provided. According to an operation of the cooker, light having color different from each other is emitted into a cooking chamber according to whether it is in a cooking mode for cooking a food or a keep-warm mode for keeping the food warm. Thus, a user may easily confirm whether the food is cooked or kept warm. In addition, the food may be kept warm through a further simple structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 27, 2009
    Publication date: July 7, 2011
    Inventors: Yong-Ho Park, Jun-Hyun Park, Wang-Lim Lee, Dae-Eun Kim, Dong-Heon Lee
  • Patent number: 7870821
    Abstract: Provided is a coffee maker having a structure for preventing water from leaking while a water storage container is unloaded, and a microwave oven having the same. The coffee maker includes: a water storage container storing water for extracting coffee and having a drainage hole formed at one sided portion thereof; a tube guiding water drained through the drainage hole of the water storage container so as to extract coffee; and a connection unit having a first connector of which one end is connected to the water storage container, and a second connector of which one end is connected to the tube and the other end is separatably connected to the first connector. The connection unit communicates the water storage container with the tube and prevents water from leaking from at least one of the water storage container and the tube when the first connector and the second connector are separated from each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2004
    Date of Patent: January 18, 2011
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Jung Ju Kwon, Dae Sik Kim, Man Su Park, Wang Lim Lee, Wan Je Cho
  • Publication number: 20100108660
    Abstract: Provided is a built-in cooking appliance. According to the built-in cooking appliance, the inside of the cooking appliance is effectively cooled and the inside can be waterproofed without protruding the top plate above the cabinet. Therefore, cooling efficiency, stability in using, convenience in cleaning, esthetic feeling, and reliability of a product can be improved. The built-in cooking appliance includes a top plate, a main body below the top plate, a fan, a cabinet, a gap portion, and a top frame. At least a heating unit is disposed inside the main body. The fan forms a cooling passage inside the main body. The plate is installed on the cabinet. The gap portion defines at least a portion of the cooling passage, and is formed by at least an edge on one side of the top plate and the cabinet separated from each other. The top frame covers the gap portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2007
    Publication date: May 6, 2010
    Applicant: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Soo Cheol Yi, Wang Lim Lee
  • Patent number: 7703379
    Abstract: A coffee maker and microwave oven includes: a room for mounting various electric parts on an inside thereof; a case at one side of the room; a water tank in an upper space of the case; a funnel under the water tank having a filter for extracting coffee; a water supply pipe having a first pipe connected to the water tank, and a second pipe for supplying water to the funnel directly; a water supply tube on a bottom of the case, having one end connected to the first pipe, and the other end connected to the second pipe; a heater tube in contact with the water supply tube, the heater tube having a heater for heating the water passing through the water supply tube; and a temperature sensing unit in the vicinity of the heater tube for measuring a temperature of the heater.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2004
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2010
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Dae Sik Kim, Man Su Park, Wan Je Cho, Wang Lim Lee, Jung Ju Kwon
  • Publication number: 20100089910
    Abstract: Provided are a ventilation hooded microwave oven and a cooling system for the ventilation hooded microwave oven. In the ventilation hooded microwave oven, a pull-up door is provided, and various components of a cavity assembly, the pull-up door, and a door handle can be cooled by airflows induced by a cooling fan assembly. Therefore, outside areas of the ventilation hooded microwave oven can be efficiently used, and the ventilation hooded microwave oven can be reliably prevented from overheating.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2007
    Publication date: April 15, 2010
    Applicant: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Jun-Hyun Park, Yong-Ho Park, Wang-Lim Lee
  • Patent number: 7652232
    Abstract: Coffee maker and microwave oven, in which a microwave function and a coffee maker function can be performed in succession; and a method for controlling the same. The coffee maker and microwave oven includes a coffee maker unit, a microwave oven unit, an input unit for applying a coffee extraction order for the coffee maker unit and a cooking order for the microwave oven unit, and a control unit for carrying out coffee extraction and cooking in succession according to an order of reception of the orders.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2004
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2010
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Dae Sik Kim, Man Su Park, Wan Je Cho, Wang Lim Lee, Jung Ju Kwon
  • Publication number: 20090032527
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an ultraviolet (UV) sterilizer and a microwave oven including the same. The ultraviolet sterilizer of the present invention comprises a sterilizer casing having an open side and defining a sterilizing chamber, a sterilizer door installed at one side of the sterilizer casing to selectively open or close the sterilizing chamber, a UV lamp installed at another side of the sterilizer casing to irradiate UV rays into the sterilizing chamber, and a turntable rotatably installed on a floor of the sterilizing chamber to place an article to be sterilized onto a top surface thereof. According to the present invention, there are advantages in that the microwave oven with various functions can be provided and articles to be sterilized can be more efficiently sterilized using the microwave oven.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2006
    Publication date: February 5, 2009
    Applicant: LG ELECTRONICS, INC.
    Inventors: Wang-Lim Lee, Hyun-Chul Hwang, Sung-Ho Choi
  • Patent number: 7446290
    Abstract: Coffee maker and microwave oven and method for controlling the same are provided. The coffee maker and microwave oven includes an outfit room for mounting various electric components on an inside thereof, a case at one side of the outfit room, a water tank in the case, a funnel having a filter placed thereon for extraction of coffee, a jug under the funnel for storage of extracted coffee, a water supply pipe having one end connected to the water tank, the other end position over the funnel, and a portion on a bottom of the case, and a heater assembly on the bottom of the case, the heater assembly having a heating heater for heating potable water passing through the water supply pipe, and a heat conservation heater for heating coffee in the jug to maintain a temperature of the coffee constant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2007
    Date of Patent: November 4, 2008
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Man Su Park, Jung Ju Kwon, Wang Lim Lee, Dae Sik Kim, Wan Je Cho, Seong Soo Choi, Dong Wan Seo
  • Patent number: 7361871
    Abstract: Coffee maker and microwave oven, and method for controlling the same, the coffee maker and microwave oven including a cabinet forming an exterior, a cooking chamber in the cabinet, an outfit room in the cabinet for mounting various electric components on an inside thereof, a case at one side of the outfit room for mounting a water tank, a heater, a funnel, a water supply pipe, and a water supply tube on an inside thereof for extraction of coffee, a fan for preventing transmission of heat from the heater to the electric components, and a control unit for putting the fan into operation after the extraction of coffee is completed, thereby preventing transmission of heat from the heater to the outfit room.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2006
    Date of Patent: April 22, 2008
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Wan Je Cho, Dae Sik Kim, Man Su Park, Jung Ju Kwon, Wang Lim Lee
  • Patent number: 7202452
    Abstract: Coffee maker and microwave oven and method for controlling the same are disclosed. The coffee maker and microwave oven includes an outfit room for mounting various electric components on an inside thereof, a case at one side of the outfit room, a water tank in the case, a funnel having a filter placed thereon for extraction of coffee, a jug under the funnel for storage of extracted coffee, a water supply pipe having one end connected to the water tank, the other end position over the funnel, and a portion on a bottom of the case, and a heater assembly on the bottom of the case, the heater assembly having a heating heater for heating potable water passing through the water supply pipe, and a heat conservation heater for heating coffee in the jug to maintain a temperature of the coffee constant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2004
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2007
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Man Su Park, Jung Ju Kwon, Wang Lim Lee, Dae Sik Kim, Wan Je Cho, Seong Soo Choi, Dong Wan Seo
  • Patent number: 7186960
    Abstract: Coffee maker and microwave oven, and method for controlling the same, the coffee maker and microwave oven including a cabinet forming an exterior, a cooking chamber in the cabinet, an outfit room in the cabinet for mounting various electric components on an inside thereof, a case at one side of the outfit room for mounting a water tank, a heater, a funnel, a water supply pipe, and a water supply tube on an inside thereof for extraction of coffee, a fan for preventing transmission of heat from the heater to the electric components, and a control unit for putting the fan into operation after the extraction of coffee is completed, thereby preventing transmission of heat from the heater to the outfit room.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2004
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2007
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Wan Je Cho, Dae Sik Kim, Man Su Park, Jung Ju Kwon, Wang Lim Lee