Patents by Inventor William J. Snell

William J. Snell 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: 20200305679
    Abstract: A dishwasher for treating dishes according to an automatic cycle of operation can include a tub at least partially defining a treating chamber receiving dishes for treatment and a spray system providing treating liquid to the treating chamber. A dish rack is located in the tub and has a bottom wall and at least a side wall extending upwardly from the bottom wall. A depending portion extends downwardly from the bottom wall and is oriented at an angle to the bottom wall to define an incline angle. At least one spray tube is carried by the dish rack.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 17, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Inventors: Steven B. Balinski, David Jason Brightbill, Frederick Thomas Roderick, Joseph T. Ferencevich, Ryan Kevin Roth, William J. Snell, Sujit S. Naik, Mark S. Feddema
  • Patent number: 10716449
    Abstract: A dishwasher for treating dishes according to an automatic cycle of operation can include a tub at least partially defining a treating chamber receiving dishes for treatment, a spray system providing treating liquid to the treating chamber, a low profile dish rack located in the tub and having a bottom wall and at least a side wall extending upwardly from the bottom wall, with a depending portion extending downwardly from the bottom wall and oriented at an angle to the bottom wall to define an incline angle, and at least one spray tube carried by the dish rack and located below the bottom wall, the spray tube having nozzles emitting spray into the depending portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: Whirlpool Corporation
    Inventors: Steven B. Balinski, David Jason Brightbill, Frederick Thomas Roderick, Joseph T. Ferencevich, Ryan Kevin Roth, William J. Snell, Sujit S. Naik, Mark S. Feddema
  • Patent number: 10604457
    Abstract: A process comprising a) contacting (i) ethylene, (ii) a catalyst system comprising 1) a heteroatomic ligand iron salt complex, or a heteroatomic ligand and an iron salt, (iii) hydrogen, and (iv) optionally an organic reaction medium; and b) forming an oligomer product wherein 1) the oligomer product has a Schulz-Flory K value from 0.4 to 0.8 and 2) the oligomer product comprises (a) less than 1 wt. % of polymer, (b) less than 1 wt. % compounds having greater than 70 carbon atoms, (c) less than 1 wt. % compounds having a weight average molecular weight of greater than 1000 g/mol, or (d) any combination thereof wherein the weight percentage is based on the total weight of the oligomer product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP
    Inventors: Steven M. Bischof, Brooke L. Small, Ryan W. Snell, Ron D. Knudsen, Eric J. Netemeyer, Orson L. Sydora, Jamie N. Sutherland, Bruce E. Kreischer, William J. Fisher
  • Publication number: 20200077865
    Abstract: A dishwasher can include a tub defining a treating chamber receiving dishes for treatment, a spray system providing treating liquid to the treating chamber, a first dish rack located in the tub and having a bottom wall with inclined portions configured to cradle a glass therebetween and prevent the glass from rolling.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 18, 2019
    Publication date: March 12, 2020
    Inventors: Barry E. Tuller, Steven B. Balinski, David Jason Brightbill, Frederick Thomas Roderick, Joseph T. Ferencevich, Ryan Kevin Roth, William J. Snell
  • Patent number: 10512385
    Abstract: A dishwasher can include a tub defining a treating chamber receiving dishes for treatment, a spray system providing treating liquid to the treating chamber, a first dish rack located in the tub and having a bottom wall tiered to form multiple levels defining an effective inclination angle for the bottom wall, and a second dish rack located below the first dish rack and having an inclined non-tiered bottom wall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: Whirlpool Corporation
    Inventors: Barry E. Tuller, Steven B. Balinski, David Jason Brightbill, Frederick Thomas Roderick, Joseph T. Ferencevich, Ryan Kevin Roth, William J. Snell
  • Patent number: 10426315
    Abstract: A dishwasher having a tub at least partially defining a wash chamber wherein the wash chamber has an access opening, having a first dishrack movably mounted to the tub, a second dishrack, and at least a first and second removable dishrack supported and having corresponding first and second sets of support elements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: Whirlpool Corporation
    Inventors: Jonathan D. Pugh, Michael Kahwaji, William J. Snell, Michael R. Mackay, Ameresh B. Viswanathan, Joseph T. Ferencevich
  • Publication number: 20190290094
    Abstract: A dishwasher for treating dishes according to an automatic cycle of operation can include a tub at least partially defining a treating chamber receiving dishes for treatment, a spray system providing treating liquid to the treating chamber, a low profile dish rack located in the tub and having a bottom wall and at least a side wall extending upwardly from the bottom wall, with a depending portion extending downwardly from the bottom wall and oriented at an angle to the bottom wall to define an incline angle, and at least one spray tube carried by the dish rack and located below the bottom wall, the spray tube having nozzles emitting spray into the depending portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 21, 2018
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Inventors: Steven B. Balinski, David Jason Brightbill, Frederick Thomas Roderick, Joseph T. Ferencevich, Ryan Kevin Roth, William J. Snell, Sujit S. Naik, Mark S. Feddema
  • Publication number: 20180235432
    Abstract: A dishwasher having a tub at least partially defining a wash chamber wherein the wash chamber has an access opening, having a first dishrack movably mounted to the tub, a second dishrack, and at least a first and second removable dishrack supported and having corresponding first and second sets of support elements.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2017
    Publication date: August 23, 2018
    Inventors: Jonathan D. Pugh, Michael Kahwaji, William J. Snell, Michael R. Mackay, Ameresh B. Viswanathan, Joseph T. Ferencevich
  • Publication number: 20180220862
    Abstract: A dishwasher can include a tub defining a treating chamber receiving dishes for treatment, a spray system providing treating liquid to the treating chamber, a first dish rack located in the tub and having a bottom wall tiered to form multiple levels defining an effective inclination angle for the bottom wall, and a second dish rack located below the first dish rack and having an inclined non-tiered bottom wall.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2018
    Publication date: August 9, 2018
    Inventors: Barry E. Tuller, Steven B. Balinski, David Jason Brightbill, Frederick Thomas Roderick, Joseph T. Ferencevich, Ryan Kevin Roth, William J. Snell
  • Patent number: 9314517
    Abstract: Compositions and methods for the development and use of a vaccine that includes one or more FusM antigens in a carrier adapted to trigger a FusM-specific immune response in the human blood stream are disclosed herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2016
    Assignees: IMPERIAL INNOVATIONS LTD, BOARD OF REGENTS, THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SYSTEM
    Inventors: William J. Snell, Yanjie Liu, Oliver Billker, Robert E. Sinden, Rita Tewari
  • Patent number: 8216593
    Abstract: The present invention includes compositions and methods for the development and use of a vaccine that includes one or more FusM antigens in a carrier adapted to trigger a FusM-specific immune response in the human blood stream.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2007
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2012
    Assignees: Board of Regents, The University of Texas System, Imperial College of London
    Inventors: William J. Snell, Yanjie Liu, Robert E. Sinden, Oliver Billker, Rita Tewari
  • Publication number: 20110091526
    Abstract: Compositions and methods for the development and use of a vaccine that includes one or more FusM antigens in a carrier adapted to trigger a FusM-specific immune response in the human blood stream are disclosed herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 6, 2010
    Publication date: April 21, 2011
    Applicants: BOARD OF REGENTS, THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SYSTEM, IMPERIAL COLLEGE OF LONDON
    Inventors: William J. Snell, Yanjie Liu, Oliver Billker, Robert E. Sinden, Rita Tewari
  • Patent number: D762019
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2016
    Assignee: Whirlpool Corporation
    Inventors: Joseph T. Ferencevich, Michael Kahwaji, Michael S. Seeley, William J. Snell, Ameresh B. Viswanathan