Twisted Patents (Class 206/272)
  • Patent number: 8881896
    Abstract: A container for holding unused and used snus is disclosed. The container comprises a base defining a first compartment to receive unused snus. The base has a bottom wall which is reconfigurable to form a second compartment for holding used snus on the other side of said bottom wall. The first and second compartments are each provided with a separate cover.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2009
    Date of Patent: November 11, 2014
    Assignee: British American Tobacco (Investments) Limited
    Inventors: Paul Gibson, Aaron McKenzie
  • Patent number: 6244436
    Abstract: A rigid package with hinged lid which holds a group of cigarette packs stacked flat against one another, parallel with the bottom of the package, along a stacking axis which is at a right angle to the longitudinal axes of the packs comprises a container and a lid, which are hinged together, and an inner frame which is partially inside the container; the package is made from a flat blank which is substantially rectangular and, in the direction of its longer longitudinal axis has a main portion designed to define the container and the lid, and a longitudinal end appendix designed to be folded over the main portion to define the inner frame; the appendix is substantially U-shaped and is hinged, with its arms, to two side panels of the blank which define the sides of the package and surrounds a longitudinal free end of the main portion; the free end consists of a panel designed to define the bottom of the package, and two side tabs and a longitudinal end tab defining respective flaps for closing the bottom; the g
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2000
    Date of Patent: June 12, 2001
    Assignee: G.D. S.p.A.
    Inventors: Silvano Boriani, Alessandro Minarelli