For Plural Stationery Implements Patents (Class 206/214)
  • Patent number: 10457084
    Abstract: A reusable anti-falling magnetic base capable of sliding and standing on a magnetic plane for sticky notes is provided, hereinafter called sticky note-connected magnetic base or magnetic base, which belongs to the field of stationery supplies and mainly aims to solve the problems in the prior art that during use, self-adhesive glue is easy to fail and the paper sticky notes may fall off and curl up at the corns. According to the present invention, the sticky note-connected magnetic base may easily slide and move on and remove from the magnetic plane, and may fix and stand obliquely on the magnetic plane for point-and-selection use. When used in a whole, the sticky notes can easily appear in steric list arrangement and keep more neat and organized, and provide a good hand-feeling as compared with the conventional sticky notes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Inventor: Lik Hang Alex Sum
  • Patent number: 10426239
    Abstract: A receiving device includes a casing, a guiding member, a rotation member, a key, and a pushrod. The casing includes a baseboard, a first side plate, a second side plate, and a receiving member. The guiding member is received in the receiving member and defines a receiving groove. The rotation member rotatably covers the receiving groove and defines a bump element. The bump element is mounted on the first side plate through a first spring. The key is movably arranged in the casing. The pushrod includes a first end, a second end, and a spindle. The key is driven by an external force to drive the pushrod to rotate about the spindle, and the pushrod drives the rotation member to rotate until the receiving groove is no longer covered, thus the receiving groove is opened.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignees: Fu Tai Hua Industry (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd., HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Xin Yang, Chia-Jui Hu, Hao-Yuan Huang, Yen-Yu Chen, Chun-Kai Peng
  • Patent number: 10384118
    Abstract: A raffle contest system that comprises a database, wherein tickets are sold electronically and information about every ticket is stored in said database. Said container is surveilled at all times by a camera, wherein the video-stream provided by the camera is accessible by users at all times and shows every ticket being printed and dropped into the container immediately after purchase. Purchased tickets comprise identification information to ensure authenticity and integrity of the process. Customers can verify the status of the container, their purchased tickets and interact with other customers at all times during the raffle process. Drawings of the winning tickets are also broadcast through the same video-stream to ensure that the container was not tampered with at any time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Inventor: Daniel Osterman
  • Patent number: 10307339
    Abstract: A storage and dispensing container comprises a housing including a bottom end and a peripheral wall upstanding on the bottom end and having an opening, the bottom end and the peripheral wall defining, in a combination with each other, a generally open top end and a hollow interior of the housing; one or more compartments defined within the hollow interior and having a bottom wall thereof spaced apart from an interior surface of the bottom end; a tray member movable between a retracted position and an extended position; and a writing implement holder being sized and shaped to receive a writing implement therewithin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Inventor: Kimberlee Ann Horn
  • Patent number: 10126788
    Abstract: A case for servers or other devices allowing full access without disassembly includes housing and sliding cover. A receiving space in housing includes a first space and a second space. The sliding cover is in two parts. The first part sliding cover covers the first space and the second part sliding cover covers the second space. The first part sliding cover can slide out of the receiving space to allow the second covering body to move to the empty space. The first part sliding cover is rotatable around the second part to expose one half portion of the case. When the first part slides out of the receiving space to rotate to being above the second part, the second part can slide so as to uncover the remaining half portion of the case.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: HONGFUJIN PRECISION ELECTRONICS (TIANJIN) CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Ju-Wen Dai
  • Patent number: 9859729
    Abstract: A container has a bottom panel, left and right side panels, front and rear panels, and an open top to facilitate the removable receipt of individual objects. A lower support tray is positionable upon a recipient surface. The tray has a front edge, a rear edge, and laterally spaced side edges. An intermediate chamber has a front, a back, lateral sides, a top and a bottom. Wires have interior ends within the chamber. Each wire has an exterior end in proximity to the tray for charging electronic devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2018
    Inventor: Ryan C. Jones
  • Patent number: 9764885
    Abstract: Disclosed is an oral care implement package (1), comprising: a front panel (100), at least a portion of the front panel (100) being transparent, a backer (200) connected to the front panel (100) with a space for receiving an oral care implement (400) being provided between the backer (200) and the front panel (100), and a magnifying mirror (310) facing the space and visible through the portion of the front panel (100), the magnifying mirror (3109 being in contact with the backer (200), the front panel (100), or both the backer (200) and the front panel (100). Also disclosed is a kit for an oral care implement package (1).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2017
    Assignee: COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
    Inventor: Robert Moskovich
  • Patent number: 9638590
    Abstract: A method and a system for monitoring clamping pressure exerted by a clamping cylinder to an electrode in an electrode slipping device which comprises an upper annular holder ring and a lower annular holder ring, each comprising at least one clamping assembly including a clamping shoe and clamping cylinder arranged in co-operation so that the clamping shoe is forced into pressure contact with the electrode and released from pressure contact with the electrode by the action of the clamping cylinder. The measuring system comprises a force sensor (30) mounted in connection with a pressing piece (22) that transmits the force created by the clamping cylinder to the clamping shoe. The force sensor can be a strain gage (30) mounted in a cavity (25) provided in the pressing piece (22) or a load cell mounted between the pressing piece (22) and the clamping cylinder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2017
    Assignee: OUTOTEC (FINLAND) OY
    Inventors: Janne Ollila, Ari Ceder, Seppo Juvonen, Tom Rönnberg
  • Patent number: 9346309
    Abstract: A component including a generally flat, planar base panel and a stand movably coupled to the base panel, wherein the stand is movable to an extended position wherein the stand is generally not positioned on or above/below the base panel. The stand includes first and second portions pivotally connected together. When the stand is in the extended position the stand is movable to a propped configuration wherein the first and second portions form an angle therebetween to define a display surface at least part of which is positioned at an angle relative to the base panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2016
    Assignee: ACCO BRANDS CORPORATION
    Inventor: Richard H. Harris
  • Patent number: 9198491
    Abstract: A stylus storage mechanism includes a casing, a rotating member, a torsion spring, a sleeve assembly and a resilient member. The casing has an accommodating space, a first end and a second end, wherein the first end communicates with the second end via the accommodating space. The rotating member has an operating portion and a protruding portion. An end of the rotating member is inserted into the accommodating space from the first end, wherein the operating portion is exposed out of the first end and the protruding portion is located in the accommodating space. The torsion springs is disposed in the accommodating space. Opposite ends of the torsion spring are connected to the rotating member and the casing. The sleeve assembly is disposed in the accommodating space and has an oblique guiding portion and a fixing hole. The resilient member is disposed between the sleeve assembly and the rotating member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2015
    Assignee: Wistron Corporation
    Inventors: Te-Wei Chang, Chia-Cheng Su, Tsung-Hsien Chen, Po-Yuan Hsu, Hsing-Wang Chang, Ping-Feng Liao
  • Publication number: 20150114856
    Abstract: A compact containment device that can efficiently combine several post-it notes and a paper clip holder. It is an object of the invention to provide convenient access to several flag notes and paper clips with various color options. The post-it note assembly and paper clip holder structure A and B. Can be manufactured from a rigid plastic, which provides a robust design that constitutes stability for the internal components and sturdy shielding from exterior environments. The device also provides a simple and cost effective way of using both a paper clip holder and several post-it note assemblies. The portability and compact size allows the user to take the assembly to their desired location.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2013
    Publication date: April 30, 2015
    Inventor: Steven Dornell Raymond
  • Patent number: 9016449
    Abstract: The briefcase and backpack luggage includes a housing that may carry a plurality of items. The housing comprises a case portion of the housing that may store the items. A folder portion of the housing is coupled to the case portion of the housing. The folder portion of the housing may store items. A handle is coupled to the housing. The handle may be gripped. A strap is coupled to the housing. The strap may be positionable on the user so the housing is retained on the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2015
    Inventor: Oluwakemi S. Soboyejo
  • Patent number: 8858063
    Abstract: A dilution kit for and a method of diluting concentrated solutions used to treat allergic symptoms are disclosed. The dilution kit may comprise a case comprising: a base; and a cover hingedly coupled to the base. A foam pad may be removably coupled within the base, the foam pad defining a plurality of vial apertures. A plurality of vials may be removably positionable within the plurality of vial apertures. The method may comprise: removably positioning at least one of a plurality of vials in an upwardly facing position within at least one of a plurality of apertures defined in a layer of foam padding in a base of a case of a dilution kit; and placing a predetermined amount of one of a diluent, a concentrated solution, and a combination thereof into at least one empty vial of the plurality of vials.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 14, 2014
    Assignee: SAPA-IP, LLC
    Inventor: Stuart H. Agren
  • Patent number: 8839950
    Abstract: A packaging includes a first section comprising an upper section configured to secure an upper portion of a writing instrument within the packaging; a lower section configured to secure a writing end of the writing instrument within the packaging; and an intermediate section configured to allow a user to grasp entirely a middle portion of the writing instrument; and a second section configured to secure at least one additional writing instrument, wherein the first section is adjacent to the second section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 23, 2014
    Assignee: Office Depot, Inc.
    Inventor: Grant Bell
  • Patent number: 8813953
    Abstract: A transportable arrangement that includes a plurality of stuffing envelopes adjoining each other in planar manner and a packaging therefor. A cover body made of cardboard-like material surrounds the plurality of stuffing envelopes. The cover body surrounds the plurality of stuffing envelopes on the bottoms thereof, the tops thereof and both end sides completely or partially. The narrow sides are left open. The cover body comprises two rectangular panes, designed relatively stronger than the other components of the cover body and resting on the end sides. The cover body comprises a tear tab that is arranged on one of the end sides of the plurality of stuffing envelopes. This allows the cover body to be torn open and the cover body to be pulled off the plurality of stuffing envelopes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 26, 2014
    Assignee: AWA Couvert GmbH
    Inventors: Michael Wegener, Friedhelm Wegener, Andreas Wenzeck
  • Patent number: 8727653
    Abstract: A multi-pocketed decorative fabric organizer that resembles a folding file and serves as a workspace when opened and then folds up in seconds keeping all the items and materials stored in it intact, and provides a portable and compact organizer for various purposes. The organizer consists of a hard surface that folds out to a writing or working space consisting of conveniently located plastic storage pockets and an exterior of decorative fabrics.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 20, 2014
    Inventor: Natalie F. Nelson
  • Patent number: 8678217
    Abstract: A child 's activity and storage case contains a top portion having a front side and a back side and a bottom portion having a front side and a back side. The back side of the bottom portion is connected to the back side of the top portion by at least one hinge. A clasp is positioned to latch the front side of the top portion to the front side of the bottom portion. A stylized clip is attached to the top portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2005
    Date of Patent: March 25, 2014
    Assignee: Lisa Frank, Inc.
    Inventor: Lisa Frank Green
  • Publication number: 20130299367
    Abstract: A packaging includes a first section comprising an upper section configured to secure an upper portion of a writing instrument within the packaging; a lower section configured to secure a writing end of the writing instrument within the packaging; and an intermediate section configured to allow a user to grasp entirely a middle portion of the writing instrument; and a second section configured to secure at least one additional writing instrument, wherein the first section is adjacent to the second section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2013
    Publication date: November 14, 2013
    Applicant: OFFICE DEPOT, INC.
    Inventor: Grant Bell
  • Publication number: 20130248388
    Abstract: A kit for decorating a toothbrush includes the toothbrush having a base portion, and at least one decorative band sized to fit around the outer perimeter of the base portion of the toothbrush. A second embodiment of the kit includes the toothbrush, a writing instrument and an area designated on the base portion for marking with the writing instrument. A third embodiment of the kit includes the toothbrush, a writing instrument, an area designated on the base portion for marking with the writing implement and at least one decorative band sized to fit around the outer perimeter of the base portion of the toothbrush. Any of the kits may include at least one sticker sized to fit on the base portion of the toothbrush. Any of the kits may also include a panel including one or more stickers and/or one or more decorative bands.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 11, 2011
    Publication date: September 26, 2013
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Eduardo Jimenez, David K. Lee, Quang Nguyen
  • Publication number: 20130118926
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a pencil case including a receiving box for receiving stationery. The pencil case includes: a micro controller (10) disposed in the pencil case; a plurality of touch buttons (20) connected to the micro controller (10) and used as an input unit, the plurality of touch buttons (20) detecting a user's touch signal; a plurality of LEDs (30) connected to the micro controller (10) to respond to the touch signals of the touch buttons (20), thereby outputting light signals; and a power source device (40) for supplying a power to the micro controller (10).
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 17, 2011
    Publication date: May 16, 2013
    Inventor: Cheon-Deok Jin
  • Patent number: 8439585
    Abstract: The present invention refers to an article to be used to hold and carry writing instruments, such as an eraser and a markers for a white board; the article includes means to support the article in a removable way on a flat surface, such as a wall, a blackboard, a table or a similar surface, so that both the eraser and the markers can be easily located by the user during a working session. In the embodiment illustrated, the article has the capacity to hold one eraser and up to three conventional markers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2009
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2013
    Inventors: Miguel Angel Silva Rubio, Mauricio Enrique Ferrusca Ceja
  • Patent number: 8360268
    Abstract: A case or bag for holding items has a basic body that is defined by wall elements and a floor element. The basic body has opening that can be closed by a lid element that is disposed on the basic body and can be moved out of an open position into a closed position. The lid element is configured in one piece and with inherent rigidity and can be moved out of its closed position into the open position by interacting guide elements disposed on the basic body and on the lid element through a combined pivoting and displacing movement.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2007
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2013
    Inventor: Thomas Martin Ullrich
  • Patent number: 8292069
    Abstract: The present invention is a case for the organization, storage, and transportation of a wide variety of writing materials, that includes means for temporarily fixing and supporting said case on a smooth surface such as a wall, a table or such in a way that the writing instruments are found to be perfectly located for the user during a work session and that the case can be removed from said surface for its storage and transportation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2012
    Inventors: Miguel Angel Silva Rubio, Mauricio Enrique Ferrusca Ceja
  • Patent number: 8210356
    Abstract: A storage device includes a box having a bottom wall, a top wall, a left sidewall, a right sidewall, and an internal wall that divides the box into a first compartment and a relatively larger, second compartment. A roll of tape is rotatably mounted inside the first compartment. First and second bottom drawers occupy a lower portion of the second compartment in side-by-side relationship to one another, and a top drawer rests on top of the bottom drawers. A display panel is rotatably mounted on the box for rotation between a first orientation, blocking access to the second compartment, and a second orientation, allowing access to the second compartment. At least one of a photograph and an erasable writing surface are disposed on the display panel and face forward when the display panel occupies the first orientation. Key-ring hooks are secured to a front edge of the bottom wall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2012
    Inventors: Mark A. Krull, Darrin M. Swagel
  • Publication number: 20120037520
    Abstract: An organizer for use with a school desk includes a tray having a bottom and four integrally formed side walls, a removable divider wall extending between two of the side walls, the divider wall removably retained by connecting features on the intersecting side walls. The removable divider wall includes a plurality of first connectors spaced apart by predetermined distances along the divider wall adapted to removably retain a secondary divider, and at least one side wall opposite the divider has a plurality of second connectors spaced apart corresponding to the first connectors of the divider and adapted to removably retain the secondary divider. Each corresponding first connector and second connector are adapted to removably retain the secondary divider therebetween.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2010
    Publication date: February 16, 2012
    Inventors: Larry Robert Cline, William S. Bartlett
  • Publication number: 20110206442
    Abstract: A marker carrier device has carrier elements for carrying respective markers, the device being re-configurable between a compact configuration and a selection configuration in which the markers are accessibly presented for selection. Carrier devices loaded with markers are received at a receiving station of a marking unit. The markers are selected from the carrier individually whilst in the marking unit and marked by a marking device with a predetermined indicium.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 3, 2011
    Publication date: August 25, 2011
    Applicant: HELLERMANNTYTON LIMITED
    Inventor: Steven Blanks
  • Patent number: 7980387
    Abstract: An expandable storage case is disclosed for storing various writing utensils. The storage case includes a base, an inner carousel, a top carousel, and a lid. The base, the inner carousel, and the top carousel are connected in a telescoping manner such that the storage case may be expanded from a collapsed position to an expanded, in-use position. The storage case includes a locking mechanism to selectively secure the storage case in the expanded position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2008
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2011
    Assignee: Crayola LLC
    Inventors: James William Allen, Robert Henry, Pam Dozier, Cara Skrips
  • Patent number: 7975843
    Abstract: A package of sheet media includes a stack of individual sheets of media and a packaging wrap extending at least partially around the stack. An outer wrap at least partially covering the stack and the packaging wrap can optionally be used. A method of loading the package of sheet media on a printing system is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2011
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventor: Hayden Rhodes
  • Publication number: 20110117816
    Abstract: “TOY WITH BUILT-IN SCHOOL PENCIL CASE” refers to the technical field of toys and school supplies, more specifically to a toy with built-in school pencil case (1). It is a toy with two utilities, with the characteristics and shape of a miniature vehicle (car or another), equipped with a practical case, that fits to a compartment located in its own interior. The car or another toy could be used for playing, as well as it could be brought to school, where the school pencil case (pencils, erasers, scissors, etc . . . ) will be drawn from its interior.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 19, 2009
    Publication date: May 19, 2011
    Inventor: Edson Rosa Fernandes
  • Publication number: 20110089057
    Abstract: This invention will have six (6) pencil-pen pocket pleats. Two (2) each out of the six (6) from these pocket pleats will carry and secure two (2) each different lengths and sizes of pencils or pens which will be worn securely around the waist on a fashion and utility leather belt. This new method will minimize the use of students carrying sharp school supply objects in their hands and in a back pack.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2009
    Publication date: April 21, 2011
    Inventors: John Bradford Miller, Lynda B. Turner
  • Patent number: 7921890
    Abstract: A credit card case mainly has a case body and two self-restoring parts disposed within the case body. The case body is formed with an inlet disposed at one end thereof and has two nicks disposed respectively at the upper and lower ends of the inlet. Each of the two self-restoring parts has a locking point disposed at the end thereof that is near the inlet. By means of such a structure, the credit card can push the locking points toward the side ends of the inlet after being placed into the case body till it is fully contained in the containing space within the case body, and the self-restoring parts can be restored elastically and thus lock the edges of the credit card with the locking points.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2008
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2011
    Inventor: Wei-Teh Ho
  • Publication number: 20100288655
    Abstract: The present invention is a case for the organization, storage, and transportation of a wide variety of writing materials, that includes means for temporarily fixing and supporting said case on a smooth surface such as a wall, a table or such in a way that the writing instruments are found to be perfectly located for the user during a work session and that the case can be removed from said surface for its storage and transportation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2009
    Publication date: November 18, 2010
    Applicant: Grupo Azor Mexico, S.A. de C.V.
    Inventors: Miguel Angel Silva Rubio, Mauricio Enrique Ferrusca Ceja
  • Patent number: 7828138
    Abstract: A case, in particular for writing utensils, has a shell-like lower part and a shell-shaped upper part. The two parts are pivotally connected to one another. The upper part has a viewing window. A holding device for a decorative material blank is disposed on the inner side aligned with and covering the viewing window on the inside.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2008
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2010
    Assignee: Faber-Castell AG
    Inventor: Heinrich Stukenkemper
  • Patent number: 7819600
    Abstract: A marker pen storage system comprising a housing having a plurality of receptacles for receiving marker pens, each receptacle formed to include an upper and lower cavity, the upper cavity located at the opening of the receptacle and formed to include a first upper inclined section and a first lower inclined section, wherein the first upper inclined section has a greater incline than the first lower inclined section, said lower cavity sized to receive a writing end of a marker pen, receptacle openings are formed immediately adjacent so as to create guidance walls between each receptacle, and prevent a flat upper surface from being formed between adjacent receptacles, and a snap ring formed between the upper and lower cavities, wherein a relatively airtight seal is formed around the writing end of a marking pen when it is completely inserted into the lower cavity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2008
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2010
    Inventor: Claude LaBrasca
  • Publication number: 20100258456
    Abstract: A desktop organizer for association with a keyboard having legs comprises a body having one or more compartments and two keyboard attachment sections that are integrally formed with the body. Each keyboard attachment section includes a plurality of recesses that are each adapted to receive a foot of a keyboard.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2009
    Publication date: October 14, 2010
    Applicant: ANGLE PATTERN AND MOLD CORPORATION
    Inventor: Thomas BORSE
  • Patent number: 7806263
    Abstract: A container accessory for a portable device includes a substantially planar body, a holder mechanism having a sleeve and a cavity for containing small items, second securing means for removably attaching the sleeve to the body, first securing means for removably attaching the body to the portable device or to cooperatively attach the sleeve to the body, an optional clip mechanism for removably attaching the body to the portable device, a closure mechanism to enable selective closure of the cavity, and indicia inscribed along sides of the body. A modified embodiment includes a false bottom and a slider mechanism for expelling short items from the holder mechanism.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2008
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2010
    Inventor: Twila Carter
  • Patent number: 7740133
    Abstract: A caddy is disclosed for holding at least one marker therein. The caddy comprises a body that has at least one elongated channel therein. Each channel is adapted to receive one of the markers slidably therein. Each channel terminates at a distal end in a fitted cap portion for hermetically receiving a marking end of one of the markers. Preferably the body is comprised of a plastic top shell and a plastic bottom shell each fixed together at a seam along peripheral edges thereof. The body further includes side edges having an ergonomic grip and a substantially flat bottom side for fixing thereto a removable eraser pad. A battery-operated laser pointer device may be further included within the body. An actuator activates the laser pointer device to produce a laser beam that projects through a laser beam aperture of the body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2008
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2010
    Inventor: Daniel Lamas
  • Patent number: 7726527
    Abstract: A center console includes a storage bin and a pair of hook members coupled to respective opposing walls of the bin for supporting hanging files in a substantially upright manner within the bin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2006
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2010
    Assignee: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.
    Inventor: Charan Singh Lota
  • Publication number: 20100072087
    Abstract: The DeskSpacer III invention, like the DeskSpacer (application Ser. No. 11/879,236), a quadrilateral shaped 15° sloped utility desk organizer, constructed from high impact durable lightweight injection molded plastic, with a thickness of ?th of an inch, and to 15° slope on the top, a height (front slope) of 8.5 inches, a (back slope) height of 10 inches, a width of 8.5 inches, that stands on four Rubber/Felt grommets on each corner at the base of the bottom of it, that combines and integrates various basic desk accessories, such as several compartments, drawers and Tape Dispenser, into one compact receptacle, with everything needed readily available, at the tip of one's fingers thereby, providing efficiency in the work place.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2009
    Publication date: March 25, 2010
    Inventor: Hugo Palacios
  • Publication number: 20100072088
    Abstract: The DeskSpacer V invention, like the DeskSpacer (application Ser. No. 11/879,236), and DeskSpacer III, a quadrilateral shaped 15° sloped utility desk organizer, constructed from high impact durable lightweight injection molded plastic, with a thickness of ?th of an inch, and to 15° slope on the top, a height (front slope) of 8.5 inches, a (back slope) height of 10 inches, a width of 8.5 inches, that stands on four Rubber/Felt grommets on each corner at the base of the bottom of it, that combines and integrates various basic desk accessories, such as several compartments, drawers, Pencil Sharpener, and a Tape Dispenser, into one compact receptacle, with everything needed readily available, at the tip of one's fingers thereby, providing productivity and efficiency in the work place.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2009
    Publication date: March 25, 2010
    Applicant: MRS. OLGA PALACIOS
    Inventor: Hugo Palacios
  • Publication number: 20100065446
    Abstract: The DeskSpacer IV invention, like the DeskSpacer (application Ser. No. 11/879,236), and DeskSpacer III, a quadrilateral shaped 15° sloped utility desk organizer, constructed from high impact durable lightweight injection molded plastic, with a thickness of ?th of an inch, and to 15° slope on the top, a height (front slope) of 8.5 inches, a (back slope) height of 10 inches, a width of 8.5 inches, that stands on four Rubber/Felt grommets on each corner at the base of the bottom of it, that combines and integrates various basic desk accessories, such as several compartments, drawers and Tape Dispenser, into one compact receptacle, with everything needed readily available, at the tip of one's fingers thereby, providing efficiency in the work place.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2009
    Publication date: March 18, 2010
    Inventor: Hugo Palacios
  • Publication number: 20100032323
    Abstract: A desk tidy has a body, an insert and a base. The body is diaphanous, has a top, a bottom, a container, an outer wall and a chamber. The container is centrally formed on the top of the body and has an inner surface, an outer surface for mounting stationery and a bottom. The chamber is formed between the inner surface container and the outer wall. The insert is removably mounted in the chamber of the body and has an outer surface with a design. The base is selectively mounted securely on the bottom of the body. Therefore, the design of the insert can be protected and easily changed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 7, 2008
    Publication date: February 11, 2010
    Inventor: Nick Hsu
  • Publication number: 20090266721
    Abstract: A school organization system which may include a panel, a writing surface coupled to the panel, a clear window coupled to the panel, a first folder coupled to the panel; and a second folder coupled to the panel. The writing surface may include a magnetic re-writable writing surface. The writing surface may include a flexible magnetic dry erase board. The writing surface may include an approximately letter sized blank writing surface and a permanent calendar. The clear window and the panel may be coupled to define an opening between the clear window and the panel for inserting a document thereto via a side of the clear window. The opening between the clear window and the panel may be oriented horizontally. The first folder may include a clear label window coupled to a front side of the first folder.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2009
    Publication date: October 29, 2009
    Inventor: Bukurie Bala
  • Patent number: 7607463
    Abstract: A billfold or pocket wallet for carrying paper money, credit cards, identification cards and the like comprising means to carry a paper notepad and a writing utensil integrated therein. The billfold is constructed to allow for the facile removal of single sheets from the notepad and the billfold is dimensioned to be conveniently carried in a clothing pocket.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2007
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2009
    Inventor: Bryan Huber
  • Publication number: 20090218240
    Abstract: An expandable storage case is disclosed for storing various writing utensils. The storage case includes a base, an inner carousel, a top carousel, and a lid. The base, the inner carousel, and the top carousel are connected in a telescoping manner such that the storage case may be expanded from a collapsed position to an expanded, in-use position. The storage case includes a locking mechanism to selectively secure the storage case in the expanded position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2008
    Publication date: September 3, 2009
    Applicant: CRAYOLA LLC
    Inventors: JAMES WILLIAM ALLEN, ROBERT HENRY, PAM DOZIER, CARA SKRIPS
  • Patent number: 7568851
    Abstract: Print sheets 7 stacked up are inserted into a package member 8 so that the sheets 7 in this state can be set in a printer together with the package member 8. The package member 8 is provided with an identification mark 31 while the printer is equipped with a reflective sensor so that the identification mark 31 will be placed in a reading area of the reflective sensor only when the sheet package 9 is loaded in the printer in a correct direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2007
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2009
    Assignee: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Minoru Yamamoto, Keiji Seo
  • Publication number: 20090166230
    Abstract: A portable supply container with a concave upwardly open bottom shell, a cover hinged to one side of the bottom shell and adapted to selectively cover the opening the bottom shell, and a downwardly facing concave top shell. The top shell has a first portion secured to the cover along one end and two sides, and a second portion connected to the first portion by a transverse hinge between the two sides. A first releasable connection is provided between the cover and the bottom shell on the other side of the bottom shell, and a second releasable connection is provided between the top shell second portion and the cover on the other end. The outer surface of the bottom shell has a non-slip surface having a different tactile feel than the outer surface of the top shell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2007
    Publication date: July 2, 2009
    Inventors: Lou Henry, Melanie Conklin
  • Publication number: 20090139880
    Abstract: A rotatable two tier multi-chamber container includes a support member and an octagonal shaped base rotatably mounted on the support member. The base member includes an outer wall, an inner wall and a plurality of radially extending divider walls extending between the inner and outer walls to form a plurality of trapezoidal shaped adjacent lower chambers surrounding an inner chamber. The container also includes a plurality of trapezoidal shaped upper chambers opening outwardly away from the center opening and a plurality of trapezoidal shaped covers for closing the upper and lower chambers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2007
    Publication date: June 4, 2009
    Inventor: Adel M. A. Abdullah
  • Publication number: 20090107858
    Abstract: The present invention provides a folder with a combined stationery plug-in strip. The folder structure includes a folder body and a stationery plug-in strip. The folder body includes at least two foldable covers, between which a file accommodating portion is formed. A combined locating portion is assembled at a preset location of the folder body. The stationery plug-in strip can be assembled at the combined locating portion of the folder body and folded into a 3D casing for a positioning purpose via the help of the locating portion. The stationery plug-in strip is fitted with a stationery plug-in portion. So the folder can also accommodate other stationery products, and the stationery plug-in strip can be taken out and folded into a 3D casing with greater flexibility, improving functionality and adding value to the folder with greater applicability.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2007
    Publication date: April 30, 2009
    Inventor: James C. HUANG
  • Publication number: 20090084691
    Abstract: The DeskSpacer is a utility desk organizer that combines and integrates all the basic desk accessories, such as tape dispenser, pencil sharpener, letter opener, stapler, paper clip/push pins drawers, business cards drawer, and sticky notebook tray, etc., into one compact receptacle; for the purpose of providing efficiency. With the new and innovative design of the DeskSpacer, you can have various office supplies all together at the reach of your hands in one tiny little spot. The DeskSpacer is a quadrilateral shape with a 10° to 15° slope on the top. It is constructed of high-impact durable and washable lightweight injection molded plastic, with a contemporary, contoured, stylish look.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2007
    Publication date: April 2, 2009
    Inventor: Hugo A. Palacios