Compartmented Patents (Class 383/38)
  • Publication number: 20090190862
    Abstract: An adjustable length storage bag which is constructed of a substantially transparent plastic sleeve that has a first end equipped with the zipper-type closure device and a second end equipped with an adhesive layer on an inner periphery of the sleeve for adhesively joining a second bag in order to store food items of a larger length.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2008
    Publication date: July 30, 2009
    Inventors: David C. Barksdale, Colleen Barksdale
  • Publication number: 20090179036
    Abstract: The liquid-containing bag is produced integrally from two sheets (4; 5) which are welded to on another along the edge region (3), and the bag forms two chambers (6; 7) which are separated from one another by a separating strip (8). A drinking or dispensing spout (2) is welded with sealing action in the separating strip (8), in which case this connects the two chambers (6, 7) in the open state, the one bag chamber (6) being intended for receiving the liquid, while the other bag chamber (7), as a protective chamber, encompasses the outer spout end (9) and encloses the same with sealing action.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 23, 2006
    Publication date: July 16, 2009
    Inventor: Fritz Seelhofer
  • Publication number: 20090175563
    Abstract: A flexible pouch is provided having sidewalls sealed to form a internal pouch volume. A bottom wall is sealed to the sidewalls to form a bottom gusset and to create a stand-up pouch. A support wall is attached to the sidewalls, between the bottom gusset and the top end of the pouch. The support wall divides the interior of the pouch into a food compartment, adjacent the top end, and a liquid compartment, formed between the support wall and the bottom gusset. The food is positioned on the support wall and liquid is provided in the liquid compartment. The pouch is positioned within a microwave oven and the liquid in the liquid compartment is heated, creating steam, which flows through the porous support wall to heat the food supported thereon.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 3, 2008
    Publication date: July 9, 2009
    Inventor: Rodney M. Weaver
  • Patent number: 7556429
    Abstract: A multi compartment reclosable plastic bag including four or more panels sealed together to form at least two bags with each bag having a resealable opening. One of the bags may be smaller than the other(s). The plastic bags further include lips that are adjacent to the resealable openings. The bags incorporate closure elements for sealing and unsealing of the resealable openings. The smaller bag may include a lip that folds toward the space between the smaller bag and an adjacent bag to form a cuff portion adapted to secure contents inserted between the smaller bag and the adjacent bag.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2007
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2009
    Assignee: The BagCo, Inc.
    Inventor: Nossi Taheri
  • Publication number: 20090166237
    Abstract: A package (599) with three layers allows sterilization of the package contents, provides a separate area for a scavenger and minimizes the oxygen transmission rate for the package and has, in one embodiment, a third layer (330) with a first section (336) of breathable polymeric material, a second section (334) of substantially non-breathable polymeric material and a third section (332) of breathable polymeric material which is positioned between a first layer (512) of substantially non-breathable polymeric material and a second layer (514) of substantially non-breathable polymeric material. The first layer (512) and the second layer (514) are fixed together to define a non-breathable pouch (516); and the third layer (330) is fixed to the first layer (512) and the second layer (514) and divides the non-breathable pouch (516) into a first compartment (592) and a second compartment (594).
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2005
    Publication date: July 2, 2009
    Inventors: Paul Gaskell, Conor Brendan Ward, Gerry A. King
  • Publication number: 20090169137
    Abstract: In a multi-compartment package (10) comprising a back sheet and a front sheet sealed together along the circumference (14-17) thereof and a sealing partition line (12, 13) separating adjacent compartments (11a, 11b; 11a, 11b, 11c), each compartment has external tear-initiation means (21, 22; 31, 32, 33), and the partition lines (12, 13) are non-breakable and the tear-initiation means (21, 22, 31, 32, 33) are provided at the sealed circumferential edges (14-17) such that the compartments (11a-11c) stay united even after being torn open.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 24, 2005
    Publication date: July 2, 2009
    Inventors: Bjarne Allerup, Thomas Thejlade
  • Publication number: 20090152161
    Abstract: A container comprises a first compartment and a second compartment, where the first compartment and the second compartment are isolated by a divider. The first compartment contains a plurality of absorbent articles and the second compartment is suited for containing a plurality of wipe products. In addition, the container comprises at least one resealable dispensing orifice. The container is desirably portable, flexible and disposable. In some aspects, the plurality of wipe products is wet wipes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2007
    Publication date: June 18, 2009
    Inventor: Amy St. Cyr
  • Publication number: 20090142006
    Abstract: The invention provides a multicompartment bag comprising a front sheet and a back sheet that are affixed to each other along adjacent peripheral edges, and that includes a line of separation in one of the sheets that defines first and second compartments disposed on opposite sides of the line of separation. Each compartment includes an interior space and an opening that is defined by a portion of the front sheet along the line of separation that is not affixed to the back sheet. Each compartment includes a resealable closure that is disposed adjacent to the openings of each compartment. The multicompartment bag is capable of being reversibly folded into a closed position in which the back sheet is folded to form an exterior surface that extends over and substantially covers the openings of the first and second compartments to thereby help prevent items in the compartments from accidentally spilling out of the compartments.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2007
    Publication date: June 4, 2009
    Inventors: Denny Wine, Hugh Farrell, Tim Mages
  • Publication number: 20090103838
    Abstract: A collapsible fluid storage tank is disclosed. The fluid storage tank may include a bladder configured to store fluids, occupy a variable space, and collapse as the stored fluid is depleted. The fluid storage tank may also include at least one component configured to connect the bladder to a machine.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2007
    Publication date: April 23, 2009
    Inventors: Andrew O. Fonkalsrud, Matthew Edward Leustek, Christopher Ray Copple
  • Publication number: 20090080808
    Abstract: Grocery bag with pockets with a first grocery bag and a plurality of second grocery bags. The bags are rectangular in shape. The first grocery bag has three vertically stacked, external pockets attached to one broad side surface. Each pocket is similar in width to the width of the broad surface of the first bag. Each the pocket is approximately one third the height of the broad surface of the first bag. The first and second grocery bags have sewn on carry handles. The second grocery bags can be folded and inserted into the first grocery bag pockets. The first grocery bag capable of being folded into thirds so that the second grocery bags contained within the pockets of the first grocery bag are also folded within the first grocery bag causing the first and second bags become a single, easy to carry unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2007
    Publication date: March 26, 2009
    Inventor: Setareh Hagen
  • Publication number: 20090074331
    Abstract: Gift bag assemblies and related retail displays include multiple components which are selected and assembled to form unique gift bags. The display includes a plurality of each of the gift bag components which include bags which have a transparent pocket for receiving a decorative card, decorative cards which bear printed matter which is visible through the transparent pocket, and handles which have a gripping portion and an attachment portion and a fastener on the attachment portion for attachment to the bag. The consumer selects each of the components based upon occasion or design attributes and assembles a unique gift bag by insertion of a selected decorative card into the transparent pocket of the bag, and attachment of a selected handle to the bag.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 23, 2008
    Publication date: March 19, 2009
    Inventors: Michael Plank, Julie Lynn Everson, Lisa Anne Egensperger, Belinda Nemeth
  • Publication number: 20090065382
    Abstract: A package is provided with a flexible skin and a multi-ring binding device attached to the flexible skin. One or more plastic bags are mated with the multi-ring binding device that receive and store products. The flexible skin wrap around the mated plastic bags to protect the bags when transported. The plastic bags may include a zipper that mates with a safety lock to seal and unseal the bag. The plastic bag may contain multiple compartments that are each separately sealable with a second re-sealable seal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 13, 2008
    Publication date: March 12, 2009
    Applicant: ROAM PRODUCTS LLC
    Inventors: Marnie R. Perri, Thomas J. Perri
  • Patent number: 7500786
    Abstract: A bulk bag comprising a bottom wall and at least one side wall extending upwardly from the bottom wall is provided with at least one pocket secured to the exterior of the side wall and extending substantially vertically. The pocket receives a support member which maintains the side wall of the bulk bag in an upright, open configuration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2006
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2009
    Assignee: B.A.G. Corp.
    Inventors: Joe Ronald Richardson, Jr., Bradley Matthew Eisenbarth, Bobby Glenn Brown
  • Publication number: 20090052809
    Abstract: Provided are systems comprising a tote and one or more pouch fabricated out of a flexible or semi-flexible relatively thermal insulating material, optimally configured for holding, protecting, and carrying a standard reclosable or “zip lock” plastic storage bag. Totes described herein comprise one or more adjustable dividers that reversibly and adjustably fit within the interior compartment of the tote to create subcompartments that support each of the one or more pouches in registered alignment. In combination, the pouches and tote form a system for holding, protecting, and carrying conventional reclosable plastic storage bags.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 22, 2008
    Publication date: February 26, 2009
    Inventor: Andrea Sampson
  • Publication number: 20090047395
    Abstract: A method for making a multi-compartment microwavable package having one or more open or closed compartments within the package, and method and apparatus for manufacturing the same, constructed by modification to existing vertical form, fill and seal packaging machines. The invention involves producing a multi-compartment bag having an internal permeable wall between compartments from a single sheet of flexible packaging film. A food product can be placed into the first compartment and steam pack can be placed into the second compartment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 28, 2008
    Publication date: February 19, 2009
    Inventors: Edward Anthony Bezek, Brad Dewayne Rodgers, Garrett William Kohl, Steven Kenneth Tucker, Anthony Robert Knoerzer
  • Publication number: 20090032348
    Abstract: A tote bag for being partitioned or alternatively expanded. The bag has a partition mode and an expansion mode and includes a front panel, a rear panel, and a pair of side panels. The front panel is attached to the rear panel by the pair of side panels. The pair of side panels fold and attach to each other to form a partition thereby dividing the tote bag into a pair of compartments when the tote bag is in the partition mode thereof and separate from each other and unfold to eliminate the partition thereby expanding the tote bag when the tote bag is in the expansion mode thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2007
    Publication date: February 5, 2009
    Inventor: San Chyi Wang
  • Publication number: 20090034884
    Abstract: The present invention pertains to a portable bag comprising a bag body, a zipper, and a strap. Particularly, the strap includes a strap loop with a blocking portion engaging thereto. Further, the blocking portion is inserted into the bag body and fixed therein by a larger outer diameter of the blocking portion than a dimension of a detaching portion while interlocking the zipper, which results in the strap to be a held in the hand or in the shoulder. As a result, the present invention provides with multiple ways for the portability and the convenience in use while carrying out the blocking portion and the articles in the bag.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2007
    Publication date: February 5, 2009
    Inventors: TSAI-TUNG CHIH, YING-CHUN TIEN, LI-WEI TIEN
  • Publication number: 20090034885
    Abstract: A package with a flexible first and second opposing walls and a reclosable opening with interlocking and cooperative male and female elements where the walls are directly interconnected by binding zones and define between them a plurality of compartments (units/bags) separated by such binding zones that can be individually detached. Each detachable compartment (unit/bag) has external flanges formed on the upper exposed edges of the walls and adapted to be gripped and drawn apart to separate said elements with said bag being opened by drawing said elements apart and being closed by pressing said elements together; The detachable recloseable (unit/bag) can contain ingredients for the preparation of or addition to, a drink or food. At least some of the compartments contain different ingredients, and at least one or all of them may freezable and microwave safe for cooling and heating. Additionally the compartment package (unit/bag) can be used for storage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2007
    Publication date: February 5, 2009
    Inventor: John N. McGruder
  • Publication number: 20080317389
    Abstract: A liquid delivery pouch comprises an outer liquid-impermeable wall and a liquid contained therein. The liquid-impermeable wall comprises at least one aperture having a diameter of from 200 ?m to 500 ?m. The at least one aperture is sealed by a sealing means to prevent the liquid to be released from said pouch prior to use.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2008
    Publication date: December 25, 2008
    Inventors: David John Pung, Kim Morey Mortland, Karl Edward Thuemmler
  • Patent number: 7467729
    Abstract: According to another aspect of the present disclosure, a carrier for transporting a bottle or bottles, is provided. The carrier includes a tote having a non-rigid front and rear panel secured to one another along a right side terminal edge, a left side terminal edge and a bottom terminal edge to thereby define a pocket having an open top. A contact line is provided between the right side terminal edge and the left side terminal edge to divide the pocket into a first and a second pocket. The bottom terminal edge is scalloped such that each of the first and second pockets is in operative association with a lobe of the scalloped bottom terminal edge, wherein the tote is fabricated from neoprene.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2007
    Date of Patent: December 23, 2008
    Assignee: Built NY, Inc.
    Inventors: Aaron Lown, John R. Swartz
  • Publication number: 20080232720
    Abstract: A flexible organizer comprising a flexible panel member and a pocket member, the flexible panel member comprising a fastener portion, the pocket member comprising a pocket opening and a fastener portion, and wherein the pocket member is releasably attached to the panel member via an engagement of the panel member fastener portion with the pocket member fastener portion. Such an organizer allows users to conveniently and efficiently organize items such as children's toys in a manner that allows easy and modularized access to the toys and easy clean-up of the toys. Also disclosed is a method for using the flexible organizer as well as a method for customizing the flexible organizer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 21, 2008
    Publication date: September 25, 2008
    Inventor: Krisanthe Karagiannis
  • Patent number: 7427160
    Abstract: A bulk bag comprising a bottom wall and at least one side wall extending upwardly from the bottom wall is provided with at least one pocket secured to the exterior of the side wall and extending substantially vertically. The pocket receives a support member which maintains the side wall of the bulk bag in an upright, open configuration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2006
    Date of Patent: September 23, 2008
    Assignee: B.A.G. Corp.
    Inventors: Joe Ronald Richardson, Jr., Bradley Matthew Eisenbarth, Bobby Glenn Brown
  • Publication number: 20080226207
    Abstract: A packaging device generally includes a flexible inner container, a flexible outer container, and a one-way valve in fluid communication with the inner container. Articles to be packaged are contained within the inner container, and the inner container is positioned within the outer container. When the containers are closed and pressure is applied to the outer container, ambient fluid trapped within the outer container transfers the pressure to the inner container, thereby urging fluid flow from the inner container, through the one-way valve, and out of the packaging device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2007
    Publication date: September 18, 2008
    Inventor: Shawn Frayne
  • Publication number: 20080210744
    Abstract: The invention provides an insert (1) for inserting internally into a carrier bag having side walls and a base, the insert comprising a container stand portion (3), adapted, in use, to abut with the side walls and base of the carrier bag so as to maintain a substantially fixed position relative to the carrier bag and having a base portion; and connected to said base portion, an upper container receiving portion (6) to receive and hold at least one container having a base, a top end and an intermediate body portion; and at least two opposing support members (7, 8), each support member connecting one of opposing sides of the base portion with respective opposing sides of the upper container receiving portion (6), the support members (7, 8) being arranged, in use, to hold the upper container receiving portion (6) spaced from, and above the base portion so that said container can be inserted into said upper container receiving portion (6) so that the at least one container cannot substantially move relative to the
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 16, 2005
    Publication date: September 4, 2008
    Inventors: Claire Moran, Eamon Moran, Curtis Moran
  • Publication number: 20080202073
    Abstract: A bag for holding fill material for use in the construction of sandbag retaining walls and erosion control has two or more longitudinally-extending compartments formed by a line of attachment between opposed bag wall sections. In use, if one compartment wall fails, the bag as a whole will remain functional within the wall. The compartments can also be filled with different fill materials, for example soil and dry mix concrete, to provide walls having characteristics suited for particular applications.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2006
    Publication date: August 28, 2008
    Applicants: DELTALOK INC., DELTALOK INTERNATIONAL INC.
    Inventor: Hun S. Kim
  • Publication number: 20080199108
    Abstract: A fitment for a liquid containing pouch wherein the fitment is attached to the top portion of the pouch by sealing the top portion of the pouch together and to the sealing portion of the fitment. The fitment having a straw therein and a removeable cap for sealing the liquid in the pouch. The cap can be removed to allow access to the straw and the liquid in the pouch. The cap ban be replaced on the fitment to reseal the pouch. Since the straw is already in the fitment it is easier to use than liquid containing pouches where the straw has to be inserted into the pouch by breaking a seal. Further the straw in the fitment helps prevent spills and injuries associated with straws having to break the seal of the pouch.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2006
    Publication date: August 21, 2008
    Applicant: WFCP, LLC
    Inventor: William D. Rogers
  • Publication number: 20080187253
    Abstract: A package (11) has at least one bag (12, 13) and a head part (16) having a bottom part (17, 37) including a recess (19; 39), an outlet opening (20, 40) and an elevation (22, 42) which at least partially encloses a rim area of the recess (19; 39) and which projects over the bottom part (17, 37) axially toward the bag (12, 13), and a piercing device (21, 41) for the bag (12, 13).
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2008
    Publication date: August 7, 2008
    Inventors: Ralf Willner, Herbert Ginter
  • Publication number: 20080173682
    Abstract: An apparatus for carrying concrete finishing tools comprised of: a front panel, a rear panel, first and second side panels, and a bottom in which the front panel, rear panel, side panels, and bottom form an inner compartment with having an opening to allow access to the inner compartment, a flap extending over the opening, a locking mechanism for temporarily securing the flap to the front panel, at least one shoulder strap to allow the user to carry the apparatus without using their hand(s), and a divider separating the inner compartment into first and second portions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2008
    Publication date: July 24, 2008
    Inventor: Robert J. Dvorak
  • Publication number: 20080128059
    Abstract: This method of making a folding coin purse involves forming a first pocket and a second pocket on a layer of rectangular material. A peripheral border is biased into an upstanding position. The peripheral border frames an access opening between the first pocket and the second pocket. A second half of the body folds over a first half of the body to close the access opening.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2007
    Publication date: June 5, 2008
    Inventor: Joseph Lee BOYARSKI
  • Patent number: 7353952
    Abstract: A bag has a first compartment for receiving a food item, a second compartment for receiving a beverage container, the second compartment having an open end for receiving the beverage container and a closed end opposite the open end. The closed end has a rounded profile when the bag is in a flattened condition, and is radially expandable to allow the bag to stand upright.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2005
    Date of Patent: April 8, 2008
    Assignee: Built NY, Inc.
    Inventors: John R. Swartz, Aaron Lown
  • Patent number: 7341377
    Abstract: Tank tote bags for storing cylinders such as diving tanks, welding tanks, and medical tanks such as oxygen tanks, in separate compartments that can be arranged in either vertical upright positions or horizontal laid down positions. One bag version has two tanks that can be arranged side-by-side in a bag with a mesh material behind the tanks, an open front and open top, and horizontal and vertical straps for holding the tanks together and separate from one another. Another bag version has three tanks arranged in a triangular arrangement. And another version has five tanks arranged in a triangular configuration. A still another version has four tanks arranged in a stacked two by two arrangement in a bag with a closeable top. The bags can be used in pickup truck beds and boats, homes and garages. The bags can be lightweight and can be easily carried and handled by one hand and later folded into small compact spaces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 2003
    Date of Patent: March 11, 2008
    Inventor: John D. Baxter
  • Patent number: 7328780
    Abstract: A device for holding and drying apparel includes a foldable panel being convertible between an unfolded open arrangement or a folded closed arrangement, said foldable panel having at least one compartment disposed therefrom for receiving at least one item of said apparel, said foldable panel and compartment further including a series of open drying spaces for exposing said apparel to ambient air flow for drying thereof, and at least one support portion for carrying and/or hanging said apparel therefrom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2005
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2008
    Inventor: Robert T. C. Hawthorne
  • Publication number: 20080019617
    Abstract: A method of packaging manufactured stones comprises placing two layers of manufactured stones in a vented container and separating the two manufactured stone layers with a separator sheet made from a spun-bond, non-woven fabric having a desired moisture vapor transmission rate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 24, 2006
    Publication date: January 24, 2008
    Inventors: Clarence A. Rasquinha, Frank R. Fork
  • Patent number: 7313879
    Abstract: A protective holder for displaying a generally thin article includes a first member formed from a translucent material and a second member which is permanently attached to the first member to form a pocket open along one edge of at least one of the first member and the second member for receiving such generally thin article. A flap is hingedly attached to the edge of the first member and movable into a position internal to the pocket for securing such generally thin article, wherein a portion of such generally thin article is caged between the flap and the first member and is further movable into a position external to the pocket for one of insertion and removal of such generally thin article.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2006
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2008
    Inventor: Robin L. Ward
  • Publication number: 20070269142
    Abstract: A bowl-in-pouch arrangement is provided from at least two flexible front and rear panels forming a void there between. A bowl is formed from a third panel and is disposed in the void between the front and rear panels. The bowl is sealed to the inner faces of the front and rear panels and the bowl defines a lower reservoir area and an upper bowl area. Gaps are formed in the seal between the bowl and the inner faces of the front and rear panels to permit fluid, under pressure, to travel from the reservoir into the bowl. An opening is formed in the upper edge of the front and rear panels to permit reclosable access to the fluid in the bowl.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2007
    Publication date: November 22, 2007
    Inventors: Susan Tyska, Anthony Tropea
  • Patent number: 7297383
    Abstract: A combination paper cover and attached overlay with a detachable advertising coupon attached to the overlay. A method of making the cover and overlay using a folded sheet of heat sealable material for the cover and a printed single sheet of a heat-sealable material for the overlay in which the single sheet is placed over the folded sheet with a free end projecting past the folded edge of the cover, the edge is perforated to form a line of weakness to define the coupon, and the cover and overlay are heat sealed together along their side edges and formed into individual units simultaneously.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2004
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2007
    Assignee: Mexico Plastic Company
    Inventor: Carl D. Fuemmeler
  • Publication number: 20070223843
    Abstract: A primary bag that can be used for holding the majority of purchased items includes an integral or attachable secondary container that may contain items related to the purchase. For use in the fast food industry, the secondary container is used to house finger food to allow a customer, easy, safe and undisruptive access to snack items that can be consumed on the way to his or her destination.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2007
    Publication date: September 27, 2007
    Inventor: Daniel M Frohwein
  • Publication number: 20070217717
    Abstract: A package with integral tracking device and method of forming includes a panel having an upper edge, an opposed lower edge and two side edges that form a flexible pouch. A tracking device is disposed within an air pocket formed in a seal. An opening means is integrally formed in the panel for accessing a product contained within the pouch. In another embodiment, the package is a container having a base wall and a side wall extending upwardly from an edge of the base wall. A cover removable encloses the container, and a valve is disposed in the cover for venting a gas from the container. The tracking device is disposed within an enclosed air pocket integrally formed in a base wall or a side wall of the container.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2007
    Publication date: September 20, 2007
    Applicant: PPi Technologies, Inc.
    Inventor: R. C. Murray
  • Patent number: 7267483
    Abstract: A plurality of container bags containing matters such as plural kinds of seasoning sauce or two kinds of liquids of a two-liquid mixture adhesive are allowed to be cut simultaneously so that the contained matters can be taken out simultaneously. The container bags according to the present invention is such that two continuous container bags for individually containing two kinds of sauce are made of sheets comprising synthetic resin films and are joined together. Further, a fold line for folding up the two container bags is formed in the joint portion, and a notch used to form a contained-matter take-out opening formed at a position on the fold line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2005
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2007
    Assignee: Daiwa Gravure Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Takeaki Nokura
  • Publication number: 20070189639
    Abstract: An improved trash bag that helps to minimize or eliminate the release of odors is disclosed. In one embodiment, the present invention is a trash bag having a first bag connected to a second bag, both bags having openings, where the second bag has a device capable of constricting the opening of the second bag in order to substantially prevent odor from escaping the second bag. Optionally, the second bag is capable of including a deodorizing patch. The deodorizing patch can be removably secured to the second ba. In another embodiment, the present invention is an improved trash bag having an outer bag and an inner bag within the outer bag, the outer bag and inner bag being formed with a common wall portion, wherein the inner bag has an inner opening closure device capable of constricting the inner opening in order to substantially prevent odor from escaping the inner bag. A deodorizing path can be removably secured to the inner bag.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2007
    Publication date: August 16, 2007
    Inventor: Michael Revness
  • Patent number: 7255145
    Abstract: A multi-track fastening apparatus which may be implemented on a bag with a hideable handle wherein the fastening apparatus is capable of closing a pocket of the bag when the handle is hidden within the pocket and when the handle is exposed out of the pocket.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2004
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2007
    Inventor: Scott Oh
  • Patent number: 7219814
    Abstract: According to another aspect of the present disclosure, a carrier for transporting a bottle or bottles, is provided. The carrier includes a tote having a non-rigid front and rear panel secured to one another along a right side terminal edge, a left side terminal edge and a bottom terminal edge to thereby define a pocket having an open top. A contact line is provided between the right side terminal edge and the left side terminal edge to divide the pocket into a first and a second pocket. The bottom terminal edge is scalloped such that each of the first and second pockets is in operative association with a lobe of the scalloped bottom terminal edge, wherein the tote is fabricated from neoprene.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2004
    Date of Patent: May 22, 2007
    Assignee: Built NY, Inc.
    Inventors: Aaron Lown, John Roscoe Swartz
  • Patent number: 7207717
    Abstract: The package generally includes at least one front and back panel joined at least partially together to define an interior accessible through an access opening. The interior is capable of storing and dispensing product and other objects or materials. Further, at least one web member can be joined to each of the front and back panel portions respectively to form at least two generally parallel chambers and/or channels that extend generally along at least a portion of the access opening. In one embodiment, each of the chambers includes a reservoir or storage portion and a closure portion in fluid communication such that either the reservoir portion or the closure portion are generally inflated or expanded to correspondingly close or open the access opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2005
    Date of Patent: April 24, 2007
    Inventor: Mark Steele
  • Patent number: 7204368
    Abstract: A package for consumable products includes an enclosure having a top, a bottom and opposing side portions, the enclosure containing one or more items chosen from a first set of consumable products, a first seal disposed about, and spaced inwardly from the periphery of, three adjacent side portions of the enclosure, a resealable closure adjacent the fourth side of the enclosure, the enclosure being folded so that the periphery of the fourth side is disposed adjacent to and parallel with the periphery of the side opposite to the fourth side, a second seal formed at the periphery of the folded sheets to form a second compartment of a size sufficient to house one or more items chosen from a second set of consumable products, and a third seal formed inwardly of the second seal and spaced outwardly of the first seal, the third seal being a perforated seal that enables detachment of a strip of material disposed between the periphery of the sheets and the third seal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2003
    Date of Patent: April 17, 2007
    Inventors: Sarah F. Cheaure, Michael J. Cheaure
  • Patent number: 7195397
    Abstract: A bulk bag comprises a side wall formed from woven polypropylene fabric and comprising a cylindrical configuration. Long, narrow, strips of polypropylene fabric is sewn to the side wall panels at spaced apart locations to define pockets which receive support members. Alternatively, the pockets may be formed by gathering the fabric of the side wall to define the pocket and securing the gathered material in place by sewing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2004
    Date of Patent: March 27, 2007
    Assignee: B.A.G. Corp.
    Inventors: Robert R. Williamson, Joe Ronald Richardson, Jr., Bradley Matthew Eisenbarth, Bobby Glenn Brown
  • Patent number: 7163337
    Abstract: A compartmentalized laundry bag for washing and drying small laundry items. The bag includes a collapsible mesh body having a closeable top portion, a bottom portion and a central portion. A flexible mesh bottom wall is connected to the bottom portion of the mesh body and further includes first, second, third, and fourth mesh partition walls which are disposed interiorly of the mesh body and are interconnected together at a location proximate the axial center line of the mesh body. The laundry bag also includes a drawstring arrangement for closing the top portion of the mesh body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2003
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2007
    Inventor: Errol D. Penson
  • Patent number: 7156555
    Abstract: A bulk bag comprising a bottom wall and at least one side wall extending upwardly from the bottom wall is provided with at least one pocket secured to the exterior of the side wall and extending substantially vertically. The pocket receives a support member which maintains the side wall of the bulk bag in an upright, open configuration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2005
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2007
    Assignee: B.A.G. Corp.
    Inventors: Joe Ronald Richardson, Jr., Bradley Matthew Eisenbarth, Bobby Glenn Brown
  • Patent number: 7150734
    Abstract: A packaging bag for a liquid biological substance such as animal semen, including two walls made of plastic material joined in such a manner as to delimit a pouch for receiving the substance and, communicating with the pouch, an evacuation conduit whose end part, in the absence of opening of the bag, is closed by the joined walls, wherein, force-fitted in the conduit, a cannula being able to communicate with the pouch is provided, while a second end of the cannula is situated in the proximity of the end part of the conduit having a conical or substantially conical constriction, and wherein conduit communicates, over a part of its length, with at least one zone situated not far from the end part, in which the two walls are not joined.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2001
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2006
    Assignee: Eurl Pig'Ins
    Inventor: Pascal Lecointe
  • Patent number: 7150346
    Abstract: A bag system for a breast pump system is provided. The bag system separates used and unused components of the breast pump system, provides thermal isolation for stored breast milk, and orientates the breast pump so that it is readily useable and accessible.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2004
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2006
    Assignee: Playtex Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Charles J. Renz, Chariklia Varellas
  • Patent number: 7140491
    Abstract: A package for like articles, especially elongated articles, such as drill bits and the like, is provided with a plurality of compartments or sectioned off regions, for the containment of an individual article for substantially unfettered visual inspection; for the containment of a further plurality of articles identical to the exposed visual article, and for indicia as required by the manufacturer and/or required by law. The package is configured to be presented in a hanging manner from retail display shelving.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2004
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2006
    Assignee: TG Tools United Company
    Inventors: Yuhong Wang, Robert Yerkes