Including Booklet, Leaflet Or Record Means Patents (Class 206/232)
  • Patent number: 10442573
    Abstract: A coupon cup has a circular outer cup wall with a bottom cup member attached. A space is created between the bottom cup member and the bottom rim of the cup into which a plurality of stacked coupons is placed. Each coupon is removably attached to an adjacent coupon by a fold connection, such that when the coupons are folded at these connections and stacked one on top of another, they form the single stack of coupons. A tab on one of the coupons allows the user to pull the coupons from the cup. This results in an extended accordion configuration of coupons which may thus be easily separated for use.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Inventor: Menashe Battat
  • Patent number: 10413768
    Abstract: The potential for substance abuse involving residual amounts of abusable substances remaining in used skin-worn patches is reduced by the provision of a system and method for combining the abusable substance with a separate anti-abuse substance agent as part of a removal or disposal procedure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: Verde Environmental Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Carter R. Anderson, Russell L. Morris
  • Patent number: 10406394
    Abstract: The potential for substance abuse involving residual amounts of abusable substances remaining in used skin-worn patches is reduced by the provision of a system and method for combining the abusable substance with a separate anti-abuse substance agent as part of a removal or disposal procedure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: Verde Environmental Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Carter R. Anderson, Russell L. Morris
  • Patent number: 10369215
    Abstract: A method for delivering allergens to a pharmacist in a pre-diluted kit form, comprising providing a bulk container of base concentrate antigen containing at least one antigen at a predetermined concentrated level, creating a sequential and more diluted sequence of antigens, providing a plurality of end-use sealable containers that can receive a finite end amount of diluted antigens, dispensing from each of sequential bulk containers a finite end amount of diluted antigens into one of the plurality of end-use sealable containers, wherein the end-use seal containers filled from each of the sequential bulk containers comprises a group of end-use sealable containers associated with each of the sequential bulk containers, sealing each of the end-use containers after diluted antigens are disposed therein, and disposing a select number of the sealed end-use sealable containers from each of the groups of end-use sealable containers into a container comprising a kit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: Roca Medical LTD.
    Inventors: James Strader, Jovan Hutton Pulitzer
  • Patent number: 10354216
    Abstract: According to various embodiments, system, methods and computer program products are configured for providing at least one customized communication to a recipient of one or more packages shipped by a consignor via a common carrier. One or more computer processors are configured to: receive at least a portion of customized content; retrieve at least a portion of consignee data, the portion comprising one or more parameters established by the recipient; compare the one or more components of the customized content with the one or more parameters established by the recipient so as to identify one or more correlations there-between; in response to identifying at least one correlation, generate at least one customized communication for provision to the recipient, the at least one customized communication containing at least a portion of the customized content; and in response to identifying no correlations, generate at least one standard communication containing no customized content.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: United Parcel Service of America, Inc.
    Inventors: Robert J. Gillen, Jessica Catherine Grimes, David Daniel Alery, David Louis Molvik, Du Phung, Randy Campbell
  • Patent number: 10335245
    Abstract: A packaging assembly is arranged for holding an article at a predetermined location relative to the packaging assembly in closed and open configurations of the packaging assembly. The packaging assembly includes at least two sections arranged to be secured in place relative to one another in the closed configuration of the packaging assembly, and move relative to one another in the open configuration of the packaging assembly. The at least two sections form an inner surface defining an attachment area for receiving the article. The packaging assembly includes at least one instruction area located along the inner surface and having indicia pointing to features of an article for placement in the packaging assembly and displayed relative to the attachment area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: OSSUR ICELAND EHF
    Inventors: Marcel Jansen, Liza A. Boon, Karim De Waard
  • Patent number: 10265243
    Abstract: Methods and systems for a drug supply with an associated dosing regimen are described. Sachets may to store at least one pharmaceutical drug. A dosing bag holds at least one sachet and stores a specific pharmaceutical dose. Dosing bag assemblies are formed from one or more than one dosing bag and can be connected together to form a package. A book may be formed to include a plurality of drug containing bags or bag assemblies, which may form pages in the booklet. The dosing bags may be removed from the pages to allow the patient to take the specific pharmaceutical dose with them. alternatively, the dosing bag may be opened in the booklet and the specific pharmaceutical dose may be taken.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: Accredo Health Group, Inc.
    Inventors: Kristin Trower, Christina J. Thach, Clark Bitney
  • Patent number: 10232659
    Abstract: A device consisting of the combination of an outdoor field notebook and flower press having a plurality of pages for writing and a plurality of stock inserts disposed between opposing, bounded covers. The pages are adapted for writing, sketching, and general note-taking. The stock inserts provide a base for pressing organic material specimens there between. The opposing, bound covers include aligning press holes though which mating fasteners are threaded and tightened. The covers serve as the platens between which organic specimens are placed and dried for preservation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Inventor: Daniel Christopher Bissot
  • Patent number: 10206490
    Abstract: An accessory device comprising: a first cover arranged to be opened and closed when the first cover is mounted on an electronic device, the first cover comprising a first plate, at least one first side wall protruding from the first plate in a first direction, and a first film disposed in a space defined by the sidewall and the plate, wherein the first film and the first side wall are at least partially transparent, and wherein the first film comprises a first layer disposed on the first plate, the first layer being at least partially reflective, a second layer disposed on the first layer, the second layer being at least partially formed of a polymeric material, and a third layer that is disposed on the second layer, the third layer being an anti-wear layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Seung Mo Kang, Tae Seuk Kang, Cheol Hee Kim, Joon Young Jo, Jong Sun Baek, Heon Yeap Baek, Min Woo Yoo
  • Patent number: 10189639
    Abstract: A Tea Display and Storage Device includes a front and back cover, a centralized spine with pages bound to it, a plurality of tea bag holders on each page to carry individual tea bags and a fastener to keep the Tea Display and Storage Device closed when not in use. The covers and the tea bag holders contain an absorbent layer to keep the tea bags fresh. Each tea bag holder can either be open to allow easy removal of tea bags, or be closed to seal the tea bag against the page. The seal on the tea holder can be a tongue and grove system, magnets or a type of adhesive strip. To aid in identification of the tea bag in each holder, the teabag holder can be clear or if the holder is opaque, a name tag can be attached to the holder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Inventor: Noah Bleich
  • Patent number: 10127946
    Abstract: Product packaging for electronic media discs including a tray component with hub portions arranged on one or more opposing surfaces of the tray for storage of a plurality of discs. Each tray component includes one or more tab portions for quick and easy assembly and disassembly with other trays such that any number of trays may be interconnected together providing customizable product packing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: JohnsByrne Company
    Inventors: Jason Scott Altman, Hector David Lemos
  • Patent number: 10034405
    Abstract: A method for structurally protecting an information handling system (IHS) for both shipment and operation includes: providing a lightweight server (LWS) chassis; providing a casing that is formed of structurally rigid material to protect the server chassis and any functional compute components inserted within the server chassis; inserting the LWS chassis into the casing; and fully enclosing the LWS chassis within the casing using sealable flaps of the casing such that the casing can be utilized as an external shipping carton in which the IHS is physically shipped to a destination.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2018
    Assignee: Dell Products, L.P.
    Inventors: Edmond I. Bailey, Walter Carver, Steven Embleton
  • Patent number: 10033545
    Abstract: A GUI providing method and a GUI providing apparatus are provided. According to the GUI providing method, a GUI from among GUIs for an external apparatus connected to a video apparatus is determined and displayed. Accordingly, if there are many GUIs for an apparatus, a GUI most suitable for the current circumstance is automatically determined and provided to a user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Deok-ho Kim, Ki-ho Kim
  • Patent number: 9936674
    Abstract: A portable storage case or “lunch bag” configured expressly for pet use, with the device configured to hold a water bottle, food and water dish, pet treats or food, waste bags, and medication for the pet to provide caring pet owners a practical, comfortable and efficient means of quenching their animal's thirst and providing them with a hearty snack when engaged in a walk or otherwise on the go away from home.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2018
    Inventor: Jo-Marie White Bailey
  • Patent number: 9934366
    Abstract: Aspects of the disclosure relate to a medicine management and identification system including a portable rigid ferromagnetic substrate, a periodic daily event color-code sheet, a plurality of medicine exemplar containers, one or more malleable substrates, a medicine management cabinet, a mounting platform, an actual medicine product daily organizer, a mobile communications device, a medicine management notebook, for the management and identification of a plurality of actual medicine products of one or more medical regimens of a specific patient. Another aspect of the disclosure includes a medicine management and identification kit, and a medicine management and identification method.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 3, 2018
    Inventor: Francie M. Zanuzoski
  • Patent number: 9921461
    Abstract: In an aspect, a device-and-clip system is provided for an electronic device. The system includes an external device that cooperates with at least one electronic device feature on the rear face to perform a selected function. The system includes a clip including a first clip arm having an arm marker thereon and which is engageable with the front face of the electronic device and a second clip arm that is engageable with the rear face of the electronic device. The system further includes an application that is executable to instruct the electronic device to display a screen marker on the display screen in a selected position and in a selected orientation such that positioning and orienting of the first clip arm on the display screen of the smart phone with the arm marker aligned with the position and orientation of the screen marker positions the external device in alignment with the at least one electronic device feature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 20, 2018
    Assignee: SPIN MASTER LTD.
    Inventors: Natalie Rebot, Hamid R. Hashemi, Herman Chan
  • Patent number: 9888754
    Abstract: A container assembly (10) includes a container (12) for storing an item such as a camera. The container (12) may be partitioned by a divider (14). The container (12) includes first connectors (22) which define a plurality of possible divider positions. The first connectors (22) are arranged to align with second connectors (32) of the divider (14) when the divider (14) is placed in a divider position to form engagement pairs which may receive a common retaining element (16) to hold the divider (14) in place at the divider position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2018
    Assignee: M. Billingham & Co. Limited
    Inventor: Martin Billingham
  • Patent number: 9881330
    Abstract: A system, a method, and a user interface are described for personalizing and sending stationery/cards. A reminder list on the user interface includes a list of reminder entries each identifying an upcoming event including events generated based on a specified relationship between the user and one or more contacts of the user. A recommendation region is populated one or more recommended stationery/card designs associated with one of the entries in the reminder list. A stationery/card personalization engine provides the user with a set of personalization options related to the selected stationery/card design, and generates personalized stationery based on the selected stationery/card design and the user input.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2018
    Assignee: Shutterfly, Inc.
    Inventors: Kelly Berger, Adnan Asar, Kevin Chang, Matthew Holloway, Eugene Chen, Kris Salvador
  • Patent number: 9870658
    Abstract: An identification device includes a radio-frequency identification (RFID) card, a base member, and a front panel. The RFID card is configured to transmit an identification number. The front panel includes a laser-markable layer. The base member and the front panel are joined to form an assembly in which the RFID card is enclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2018
    Assignee: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Giles David Matthew McWilliam, Steven Craig DiNoto, Michael David Morris Sniderman, Jesse Scott Knutson
  • Patent number: 9830628
    Abstract: Systems and methods are described to enable the inclusion of customized audio messages into packages for physical items. Specifically, embodiments of the present disclosure enable a user, in connection with an order to physical items, to record an audio message (e.g., a gift message) to be played back on the opening of a package including the physical items. The recorded audio message can be encoded into audio data at a user computing device and transmitted over a network to a fulfillment processing system associated with the order. The fulfillment processing system can encode the audio data into a playback device included within a package of the ordered items. The playback device may include one or more sensors (such as mechanical switches, light sensors, etc.) that notify the playback device when the package is opened. The playback device can then output the audio message to a receiving party.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2017
    Assignee: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventor: Paul Barnhart Sayre, III
  • Patent number: 9791070
    Abstract: Device for fitting two connectors at the end of two conduits, particularly in an aircraft, with a view to subsequent mutual connection of the connectors by a connecting pipe, including a body; a first support including temporary connector retainers that define an associated connector axis; an opposite second support including temporary connector retainers that define an associated connector axis; structure for moving the first support in translation relative to the body parallel to the associated connector axis, between a retracted position and a deployed position. A method of establishing fluidic communication between two conduits in an aircraft, including fitting two connectors at the end of the two conduits by such a device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2017
    Assignee: Airbus Operations (S.A.S.)
    Inventors: Damien Fraysse, Thierry Gagnaire, Benoït Thomas
  • Patent number: 9789994
    Abstract: The packing box includes a plurality of side wall parts, a bottom wall part, a housing part, an outer lid part, a tuck, an extending part, an inner flap, a slit, and an obstructive part. The obstructive part is folded along the side edge that crosses the other side wall part of the inner flap. Once the tuck is inserted, the extending part restricts the release of the outer lid part by being restored to the original state in the direction that crosses the extending direction of the slit. The obstructive part is placed in the course that reaches from the clearance between the top edge of the side wall part, the top edge crossing the other side wall part, and the inner flap to the extending part, whereby obstructing the approach from the outside of the packing box to the extending part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2017
    Assignee: KYOCERA DOCUMENT SOLUTIONS INC.
    Inventor: Masakazu Takeuchi
  • Patent number: 9792792
    Abstract: A security tag for mounting on a handle of a container such as a paint can or plastic pail includes a tag housing having a tubular configuration and a lumen extending through the housing. The housing further includes a flange extending radially outwardly from the tubular housing. The flange is adapted to receive a security device, such as an electronic article surveillance tag or an RFID tag. The security tag includes a cover mounted to the flange to encapsulate the security device. The security tag may be placed onto, e.g., a wire loop handle prior to mounting the handle to the container.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2017
    Assignee: B&G PLASTICS, INC.
    Inventors: Jake Strassburger, Daniel V. Cunneen
  • Patent number: 9750612
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a system of gender specific pharmaceuticals. The system includes a first package of a pharmaceutical for use by a male and a second package of a pharmaceutical for use by a female. The first package includes at least one male dosage having a first dosage amount, an insert positioned in the first package, the insert including a recommended male dosage and a recommended female dosage that is different than the male dosage, and a male label coupled to the first package, the label including a male gender specifier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 5, 2017
    Assignee: P Tech, LLC
    Inventor: Peter M. Bonutti
  • Patent number: 9738107
    Abstract: A targeted mass mailing system and method including use of a pre-engineered subassembly. The subassembly is a unit of printable substrate which is processed according to at least one client-specified rule and which includes a unique identifier having associated code that drives manufacturing of the subassembly into a final assembly that constitutes at least one component of a mailing package, wherein the printable substrate may include at least one of paper, cardboard, plastic and foil, wherein the at least one component includes at least one mailing package insert and/or a mailing package container, wherein processing includes, but is not limited to, at least one of printing, folding, cutting, perforating, trimming, gluing, slitting, die-cutting, personalizing, matching, tipping, affixing, inserting, flipping, inverting, on-serting, labeling, enclosing and enveloping of the unit, and wherein the unique identifier is preferably removable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2017
    Assignee: IFM. US, LLC
    Inventor: Patrick J. Donahue
  • Patent number: 9572922
    Abstract: A pocket sized diabetic kit carrying supplies that a diabetic patient will need for 24 hours includes but not limited to Lancet pen, lancets, small test strip bottle filled with test strips, blood test meter, one or more insulin types stored in a plurality of pre-filled syringes, one syringe splint or just one hard plunger, a plurality of alcohol pads, one blood plotter pad, Velcro straps and a syringe clipper. The pocket diabetic kit is compact, small and thin and can fit into a pocket so that a diabetic patient can be easily carried in the pants' pocket or other pockets without causing inconvenience or uncomfortable. The present invention also discloses ways to modify supplies including tools, medication syringes, etc.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2017
    Inventor: Larry Leonard
  • Patent number: 9533804
    Abstract: This invention is directed to a gift box for presenting a gift or other item to a recipient. The gift box contains various electronic components contained in some portion of the box which are used to effect, movement, sound, light or other special effects. The box may have one or more special effects which can be triggered automatically or by interaction with a user or gift box recipient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2017
    Assignee: American Greetings Corporation
    Inventor: Lynne Shlonsky
  • Patent number: 9514133
    Abstract: Systems and methods may provide customized integrated indexes and visualization. Sentiment analytics may be based on natural language processing techniques. Users may select from among a range of indexes that reflect a variety of sources. Text scoring metrics or indices may incorporate frequency of mention, link to broker action, sentence location of first mention, etc. Depending on the temporal and sentiment characteristics of interest, the user may select from a range of news sources, research reports, analysts, social media sources, and may assign a customized weight value to each source. The scores may then be merged. After scoring, the user may be presented with news links directly from sentiment indexes (e.g., from top ranking in terms of sentiment scores, etc.). Advanced visualization capabilities may provide output for users to assist in decision making processes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2016
  • Patent number: 9457946
    Abstract: A system for a greeting card. The greeting card has a planar greeting card portion and a greeting card cover moveably coupled to the planar greeting card portion. The greeting card cover can move from an open position whereby the planar greeting card portion is readable to a closed position adjacent to said planar greeting card portion whereby the planar greeting card portion is not readable. The greeting card portion is coupled to a gift storage compartment which has a volume and a depth for storing an item. The greeting card cover can open and close without moving the gift storage compartment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2016
    Inventors: Bobbie Lopez, James Cruickshank, Jack Cruickshank
  • Patent number: 9442539
    Abstract: A reduced length memory card is provided. The memory card, comprising a memory circuit, a housing for said memory circuit, said housing defining a first end, a second end opposite the first end and insertable into a port of a digital device, and opposing sidewalls between the first end and the second end, and a plurality of electrical contacts in electrical communication with said memory circuit, said contacts exposed through apertures formed in a bottom surface of the housing extending between the first end and the second end, wherein the memory card is electrically compatible with a Secure Digital (SD) standard, and wherein a length of the card extending between the first end and the second end is less than a width of the card extending between the opposing sidewalls. The memory could comprise an extraction ridge along the first end of the card and exposed when the card is inserted into the port of the digital device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2016
    Assignee: PNY Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Robert Stone, Joseph Pluchino
  • Patent number: 9400074
    Abstract: A method of documenting installation of a fluid handling device in a fluid flow system using a form and an identification device. The identification device has a first portion with first identification information and a second portion with second identification information. The method comprises installing the fluid handling device in the fluid flow system. The method further comprises checking for leaks associated with the fluid handling device installed in the fluid flow system. The second portion of the identification device is separated from the fluid handling device while the first portion of the identification device remains coupled to the fluid handling device after checking for leaks. The second portion of the identification device is then affixed to the form.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2016
    Assignee: MARSHALL EXCELSIOR CO.
    Inventor: Frederick W. Blanchard
  • Patent number: 9382033
    Abstract: A protective case for accommodating a number of variable sized electronic devices is provided. The case comprises internal features including rigid support members and biasing members for securing an electronic device and allowing the selective orientation and positioning of the electrical device for optimizing viewing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2016
    Assignee: Thule Organization Solutions, Inc.
    Inventors: Tony Poon, Craig R. Norman
  • Patent number: 9305598
    Abstract: A package assembly including a first layer having a bottom surface and a top surface, and at least two panels coupled to the top surface of the first layer such that a first panel is disposed along a right edge of the first layer and the second panel is disposed along a left edge of the first layer, the first panel being pivotally engaged to the second panel along an axis, the at least two panels having formed therein a recess.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2016
    Assignee: Disc Graphics Inc.
    Inventor: Shane Rossiter
  • Patent number: 9296553
    Abstract: A bi-fold holder that wraps around a gift card carrier panel or gift card packet, while occupying substantially the same display space as the panel or packet would occupy on a display stand, thereby enhancing the value of the gift while allowing the same number of individual units to be displayed across a display stand.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2016
    Assignee: Gift Card Impressions, LLC
    Inventor: Brett R. Glass
  • Patent number: 9284095
    Abstract: Disclosed is a medication carrying case having a modular interior and a deployable tray work surface specifically designed for those having ophthalmic conditions or recovering from procedures related to the eyes. The case structure is provided in several different sizes and designs, whereby eye medication and treatment articles are supported by removably attached organizational leaflets attached along the interior surfaces of the case flaps. Each leaflet comprises a number of different transparent and optically magnified pouches for supporting articles therein, whereby a user with diminished vision can readily locate an article without interrogating each pouch individually. A deployable tray attaches along the exterior of the case and provides a clean work surface for organizing and preparing medication prior to use.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2016
    Inventor: Debbie Joanne Caruth
  • Patent number: 9271879
    Abstract: An article having an embossed seal includes at least two webs, and an embossed seal joining a portion of the at least two webs, the seal including co-registered concentric discrete extended elements formed in the at least two webs, the discrete extended elements having open proximal ends.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2016
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Keith Joseph Stone, Roger Dale Young
  • Patent number: 9241871
    Abstract: A package for a pharmaceutical product comprising a bottom member (12) having a base (20) and at least one wall (18) extending upwardly therefrom, a cover member (22) a first locking arrangement (38) on both said cover member (22) and said bottom member (12), the locking arrangement being located on respective adjoining walls (14, 28) on the cover member (22) and the bottom member (12), a second locking arrangement (56) between the bottom member (12) and cover member (22) permitting limited movement between the cover member (22) and bottom member (12) while mainlining a locking relationship such that the first locking arrangement (38) may be moved from a locked to an unlocked position while the second locking arrangement (56) remains locked, a tether (68) mounted within the container (10) and a plurality of medicant containing packages (78) mounted on the tether (68) in a non removable manner.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2016
    Inventors: Thomas D. Intini, Derek Intini
  • Patent number: 9221578
    Abstract: A food bottle comprising a body member, a top member, a first engagement section, a second engagement section and a feature, is disclosed. The body member comprises a top end and a container section. The top member comprises a neck section and a cap, wherein the neck section comprises a top end and a bottom end. The first engagement section is the section where the top end of the body member engages with the bottom end of the neck section of the top member. The second engagement section is the section where the top end of the neck section of the top member engages with the cap of the top member. The feature can be a valve, plug, vent, or the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2015
    Inventor: Aaron J. Timmerman
  • Patent number: 9108781
    Abstract: A product container formed from a continuous blank that permits the inclusion of literature from the product manufacturer or packager. The container contains structures that prevent the included literature from interfering with high-speed, automated filling of products into the container.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2015
    Assignee: NOSCO, Inc.
    Inventors: Kregg Albrecht, Leonard E. Ekdahl, Robert E. Gaumont, Dawn Kempf
  • Patent number: 9090115
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a paperboard structure designed to house a product, e.g. but not limited to a candy or chocolate bar, such that the combination forms a giftable paperboard structure. In this way, the paperboard structure serves as both a greeting card and as packaging for a gift, such as a candy bar or other product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2015
    Assignee: Rock-Tenn Shared Services, LLC
    Inventor: Patrick A. Shields
  • Patent number: 9056243
    Abstract: Puzzles that are packaged in assembled form and in a generally flat configuration are described herein. The puzzle package includes one or more flattened box components that provide support backing to the assembled puzzle. The box components have removable portions that provide structural rigidity to the puzzle pieces and are removable to transform the box components into a container for the puzzle pieces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2015
    Assignee: Pigment & Hue, Inc.
    Inventor: Howard Kurtz
  • Publication number: 20150141515
    Abstract: The invention relates generally to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and anesthetics, and more particularly, to NSAID and anesthetic compositions, methods of preparing/producing the compositions and methods of delivering, distributing and administering the compositions to patients.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 20, 2014
    Publication date: May 21, 2015
    Applicant: FIRSTLINE MEDS, INC.
    Inventors: JAY A. STOLTENBERG, SHANE HAINES
  • Publication number: 20150136642
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a paperboard structure designed to house a product, e.g. but not limited to a candy or chocolate bar, such that the combination forms a giftable paperboard structure. In this way, the paperboard structure serves as both a greeting card and as packaging for a gift, such as a candy bar or other product.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2014
    Publication date: May 21, 2015
    Inventor: Patrick A. Shields
  • Publication number: 20150129457
    Abstract: Pharmaceutical compositions for intraocular administration are described, the compositions consisting essentially of a therapeutically effective quantity of an anti-bacterial agent (such as moxifloxacin), a therapeutically effective quantity of an anti-inflammatory agent (such as triamcinolone), at least one pharmaceutically acceptable excipient and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier. Methods for fabricating the compositions and using them for intraocular administration are also described as well as pharmaceutical kits designed for administering the compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 14, 2015
    Publication date: May 14, 2015
    Applicant: IMPRIMIS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Forest J. Flodin, John P. Saharek, Mark L. Baum, Richard Dilzer
  • Publication number: 20150108016
    Abstract: An article of manufacture includes a marking member configured for writing and erasing thereon, a peripheral rim extending from the marking member and having an interior surface thereof configured for attachment onto an open end of a container, and a holder disposed on at least an exterior surface of the peripheral rim, the holder configured to releaseably secure a writing implement.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 23, 2013
    Publication date: April 23, 2015
    Inventor: Kimberlee Ann Horn
  • Publication number: 20150093558
    Abstract: A method of constructing a three dimensional decorative object from a foil sheet and a fabric overlay is the subject of the invention. The method includes shaping the foil sheet into a three dimensional configuration, providing the foil sheet with an adhesive coating and adhering a fabric overlay to the foil. In another aspect of the invention the foil sheet has a fabric overlay adhered to one side and is utilized to form a three dimensional decorative object by shaping the sheet into the desired three dimensional object and then providing a decorative finish to the fabric side of the sheet. The method may include applying a layer of plaster on top of the fabric overlay. An article useful in constructing a three dimensional object is also encompassed by the invention. The article comprises a foil sheet having a fabric overlay adhered to one side.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2013
    Publication date: April 2, 2015
    Inventor: DAVID L. OSMENT
  • Publication number: 20150079142
    Abstract: Methods for inhibiting a biomaterial-associated thrombotic event comprise reducing the number of platelets that bind to the biomaterial, or inhibiting platelet activation, by attaching CD47 or the Ig domain thereof to the surface of the biomaterial. Methods of the present invention inhibit thrombi formation on or near a biomaterial that is on the surface of an implant, medical device, tube, or therapeutic delivery vehicle. Also provided are kits for practicing these methods and the modified biomaterials.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Publication date: March 19, 2015
    Inventors: Stanley J. Stachelek, Matthew J. Finley, Robert J. Levy
  • Publication number: 20150060314
    Abstract: Systems and methods for a quick start packaging mural are provided. In certain embodiments, a package comprises at least one electronic component; a container enclosing the at least one electronic component, wherein the container protects the at least one electronic component when transported to a user; and a packaging mural within the container, the packaging mural having information about the at least one electronic component, wherein the information and the at least one electronic components are simultaneously viewable when the at least one electronic component is accessible within the container.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2013
    Publication date: March 5, 2015
    Applicant: Digi International Inc.
    Inventor: Kenneth Frederick Krutsch
  • Publication number: 20150065421
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the use of use of a long-acting insulin, in particular insulin glargine, in a method of reducing the risk of progression to type 2 diabetes in a patient, a method of reducing the risk of a new angina in a patient and a method of reducing the risk of a microvascular event in a patient comprising administering to said patient in need thereof a therapeutically effective dosage of a long acting insulin, wherein said therapeutically effective dosage of said long acting insulin reduces said risks.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2013
    Publication date: March 5, 2015
    Inventors: Peter Johnston, Hertzel Gerstein
  • Patent number: RE46902
    Abstract: Systems and methods may provide customized integrated indexes and visualization. Sentiment analytics may be based on natural language processing techniques. Users may select from among a range of indexes that reflect a variety of sources. Text scoring metrics or indices may incorporate frequency of mention, link to broker action, sentence location of first mention, etc. Depending on the temporal and sentiment characteristics of interest, the user may select from a range of news sources, research reports, analysts, social media sources, and may assign a customized weight value to each source. The scores may then be merged. After scoring, the user may be presented with news links directly from sentiment indexes (e.g., from top ranking in terms of sentiment scores, etc.). Advanced visualization capabilities may provide output for users to assist in decision making processes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2018