Spout Only Patents (Class 4/144.4)
  • Patent number: 10786387
    Abstract: A urination device includes a receptacle having a cuboid shape. The receptacle further includes a top, a bottom, a front, a back, a first side, and a second side. A top opening is defined by an inner edge at the top of the receptacle. A front opening is defined by a front edge at the front of the receptacle. An elongated v-shaped channel is defined along the bottom from the front to the back. At least a portion of the elongated v-shaped channel is disposed below the top opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: James Mooney, LLC
    Inventor: James John Mooney
  • Patent number: 10603205
    Abstract: A portable urination device comprises a guiding body and two connection units. The guiding body has a guiding portion, a first port and a second port. The guiding portion is formed of two side walls, and the bottom edge of the side wall is of a closed structure. The first port and the second port are oppositely disposed and are respectively located at two ends of the guiding portion. The two connection units are respectively extended between the first port and the second port of the guiding body. The two connection units are used for the user operation, the first port is used for receiving urine of a user, and the urine is discharged from the second port through guiding of the guiding portion, or discharged from the first port after buffering of the guiding portion. The urination device is easily used, and the user is dispense with contacting the public toilet stool.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Inventor: Kuohuang Yang
  • Patent number: 10568756
    Abstract: A female urine device includes a shell and a resilient liner. The shell includes a bottom wall, a first sidewall, a second sidewall and a rear wall integrally connected to define an inner chamber. A forward opening is defined by forward ends of the walls. An upper rim is defined by upper ends of the walls. The resilient liner is disposed on the inner chamber. The liner extends forward past the forward opening of the shell to form a spout portion of the liner. At least one thumb rest is disposed on a sidewall of the shell and extends perpendicularly therefrom. The at least one thumb rest is sized to receive a thumb of a female and is operable as a fulcrum to enable the female to leverage the rim into sealing engagement with the female's genitalia when the female urine device is in use.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Inventor: Brad B. Heckerman
  • Patent number: 10350106
    Abstract: A women's urinal device that allows women to urinate while standing upright to conserve water and space required by conventional toilets or commodes. The women's urinal device is adapted to be held against a woman's vaginal area to receive urine excreted from a woman, the urine then is adapted to be excreted therethrough the interior of the generally conical-shaped funnel and therethrough an aperture formed on the bottom of the generally conical-shaped funnel, where the urine is adapted to be directed into a urinal. The women's urinal device is adapted to be dispensed from a funnel dispenser that is attached to the bathroom partition adjacent to the urinal to conveniently access the women's urinal device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Inventor: Ce Ren Chen
  • Patent number: 10085876
    Abstract: A female urination device that allows a woman to urinate while standing includes a fluid collecting body and a sanitary napkin. The fluid collecting body has a concave interior surface and a convex exterior surface that are positioned in between a spout and a rim. The concave interior surface delineates a fluid collecting portion, while the rim delineates a vulval opening. The spout is in fluid communication with the vulval opening through the fluid collecting portion, wherein urine is able to freely pass through the fluid collecting body. The concave interior surface and the convex exterior surface are tapered from the rim to the spout, while the spout is tapered away from the concave interior surface and the convex exterior surface to facilitate the control of the flow of urine. The sanitary napkin is positioned around the rim and assists in adhering the fluid collecting body to the woman's body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Inventor: David Arthur Jones
  • Patent number: 9456937
    Abstract: A portable female urine collector for urine collection and stowage, and a method of assembling same is disclosed. In one embodiment, the portable female urine collector includes a fordable absorbent pad for collecting urine, and a receptacle attached to the foldable absorbent pad for stowing the foldable absorbent pad therein after the foldable absorbent pad is used to collect urine. After the foldable absorbent pad is used, the foldable absorbent pad is folded by the user and then sealed within the attached receptacle for later disposal. The portable female urine collector is useful whenever toilet facilities for females are either unavailable or unsuitable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2016
    Inventor: Ann Marie Ellis
  • Patent number: 8984674
    Abstract: A training urinal attachment mountable to the bowl of a toilet. The attachment includes a resiliently collapsible shell having an intake opening that receives a flow of urine from a standing child and a discharge opening that directs the flow into a collection area of the bowl. The shell is mounted on the rim of the bowl in an area that is covered by the seat of the toilet when lowered. When the seat is lowered, the shell compresses to a collapsed configuration in the area between the seat and the rim. When the seat is raised, the shell expands to an erected configuration in which the intake opening extends above the rim to receive the flow of urine. The discharge opening is visible through the intake opening to provide the child with a target to aid in training.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2015
    Inventors: Charles Edward Harris, Charles David Harris
  • Publication number: 20140082833
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a portable urine container extension device for removable attachment to a prior art container containing a disinfectant. The device is preferably comprised of a first end having an exterior threaded portion, a second end having an interior threaded portion, a continuous opening extending from said first end to said second end, and a cap. The cap forms a waterproof seal with the first end, and the second end forms a waterproof seal with the container, thereby resulting in a portable urine collection device. The device enables a user to urinate comfortably when restrooms are not readily accessible. The device may accommodate men, women and/or children, and enables a disinfectant to remain in the container during use thereby reducing unwanted odors and the risk of health related problems commonly associated with holding in one's urine.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2013
    Publication date: March 27, 2014
    Inventor: Jin Guo
  • Patent number: 8490220
    Abstract: A urination assistance device comprises an upper body interface portion defining a collection opening, and a medial flow-through portion mounted on the body interface element and defining a passage therethrough. The flow-through portion has opposite ends with opposite openings, and the passage is in fluid communication with the collection opening of the body interface portion. A lower exit portion is mounted on the flow-through portion and defines an exit opening for providing a hand hold for a user to grasp to extend the flow-through portion and establish a direction of urine exit from the device. In some embodiments, one portion selected from the body interface portion and the exit portion is receivable in another portion selected from the body interface portion and the exit portion, with the flow-through portion positioned between the one portion and the another portion. In some embodiments, the inner rim is substantially circular in shape.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2013
    Inventor: Anne C. Hajek
  • Patent number: 8261376
    Abstract: A device that is worn on, and extends only along, the penis of a male user so as to help prevent the male user from misdirecting urine during urination by directing the urine as determined by the male user. The device includes a tube. The tube is worn on, and extends only along, the penis of the male user, and has a working free end. The working free end of the tube is tapered to help aiming and thereby prevent the male user from misdirecting the urine during urination by directing the urine as determined by the male user. In a first embodiment, the device is rigid and reusable, and in a second embodiment, the device is foldable and disposable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2012
    Inventor: Mort Walker
  • Patent number: 8221367
    Abstract: A disposable urine control device for females during urination when in a crouched position. The control device is provided preferably folded flat and preferably packaged in a stack, each including an elongated flexible folded panel formed of disposable material and having side margins preferably narrowing toward a central portion from enlarged end portions thereof. A perimeter sealing bead extends upwardly from, and substantially continuously around the panel perimeter to provide stiffness and sealing against the labia majora of a female to contain urine within the perimeter sealing bead during urination. A flexible elongated conduit is connected at one end thereof in alignment with a urine drainage aperture formed into a central portion of the panel. When the panel and conduit are unfolded for use from a substantially flat folded orientation of the panel and a folded orientation of the conduit, urine is directed through the conduit into a toilet bowl.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2007
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2012
    Inventor: Arthur V. Oprandi
  • Patent number: 8146179
    Abstract: A urination canal for females, consisting of a funnel assembly comprising first and second walls. The first and second walls are joined at a top ridge, a bottom ridge, and a rear ridge. A pocket assembly is mounted onto the first wall. The pocket assembly is defined by a third wall having first, second, third and fourth ends. The first end has a tab extending therefrom, and the pocket assembly houses a moist towelette.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2009
    Date of Patent: April 3, 2012
    Inventor: Felix D. Duque
  • Patent number: 7846143
    Abstract: A portable urinal that includes a container defining a liquid reservoir and a spout extending therefrom. The spout has an inlet for receiving a liquid. A valve assembly is disposed within the spout. The valve assembly has an interior region and an exterior region. The valve assembly includes a sidewall and one or more sealable openings for permitting flow of a liquid into the reservoir, while resisting undesired flow of the liquid out of the reservoir. The openings defining the line between the interior region and the exterior region. The valve assembly sidewall has a shaped contour structured to direct liquid flow into the openings.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2003
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2010
    Inventor: Tomasine Abbato
  • Patent number: 7845026
    Abstract: A portable urinal device that is particularly adapted to be used by a small child. The device includes a receptacle and a head member disposed on the receptacle, where the head member is placed beneath a user who can then urinate into the receptacle. The head member can include anterior side segments that are angled upwardly and are adapted to urge against the user's bladder to encourage urination. The device can advantageously be placed on a level surface so that the user can sits upon the head member. The device is useful when other bathroom facilities are not available and for potty-training a child.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2007
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2010
    Inventor: Judy A. Brown
  • Patent number: 7694819
    Abstract: Disposable urinary devices may be arranged in a nested stack and enclosed within a dispenser. Each of the urinary devices may include body that tapers from an inlet opening having a curled edge to an outlet opening. The dispenser may provide an enclosure which permits the stacked urinary devices to be transported without damage during ordinary handling and to provide a sanitary covering for the urinary devices during storage. The dispenser also includes a retainer to allow the urinary devices to be withdrawn one by one, while providing a sanitary storage enclosure for the remaining urinary devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2007
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2010
    Assignee: E Z P
    Inventor: Saeid Montakhabi
  • Publication number: 20090089919
    Abstract: A urination device that permits a woman to direct her urine into a toilet while in the standing position is disclosed. The device is generally funnel-shaped in configuration with an elongated lip portion at its entrance and is formed from biodegradable material so as to be readily disposable. The exposed edges of the device are rolled to prevent the creation of any discomfort or irritation when the device is used. An absorbent material is attached to the outer surface of the device for personal wiping purposes. The elongated lip portion can be folded onto the funnel-shaped portion creating a compact unit for carrying purposes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2007
    Publication date: April 9, 2009
    Inventor: Cynthia K. Rudolph
  • Publication number: 20090013452
    Abstract: A urinal includes a urine receiving reservoir and a spout extending therefrom for receiving urine. In a preferred embodiment, the spout may be composed of a bendable resilient material and the reservoir may be composed of the same resilient material. A method of modifying a standard portable urinal by replacing the supplied cap with a flexible extender spout is also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2008
    Publication date: January 15, 2009
    Inventors: Zandra A. Davis, Nicole D. Young, Venus V. Dickinson, Narda N. Riley
  • Patent number: 7435242
    Abstract: The present invention relates to urination apparatus for urine sample collection for testing of urine, waste urine collection for disposal of urine resulting from urination away from toilets, and simplification of urination by women without sitting on a toilet. A urine sample collection apparatus (100B) has a tubular portion (3) having a coupling (60A) in the side thereof formed for releasably mounting an open topped urine sample collection container (70) thereto in a direction extending generally away from the axis of said tubular portion. The apparatus also has a urine receiving receptor (1B) with a surface portion (4B) extending from a rim (5B), bounding an inlet surface which is symmetrical about the axis of said tubular portion, to an aperture (2B) from which said tubular portion extends in a direction generally away from said inlet surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2001
    Date of Patent: October 14, 2008
    Inventor: Orde Levinson
  • Patent number: 7325256
    Abstract: The male/female urinary aids include devices for both male and female. The devices are light weight and highly portable. The inclusion of both male and female devices in the present aids enables a single person to transport both needed devices, as a wife might in her purse for both members of a couple. The devices are preferably made of plastic or the like and are easily cleansed. The fit of the three pieces of the female device provides easy cleaning. The capability of quick disassembly and collapsibility of the two-piece male device offers easy cleaning and compact storage. Both devices can be subjected to a washing machine or automatic dishwasher.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2006
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2008
    Inventor: Edward L. Pecinka, Sr.
  • Patent number: 7213272
    Abstract: This invention relates to an improved urine collector for female use. The inventive collector comprises a body which is triangular in plan and which is made from an elastomer material. The body includes a hollow area in the central portion with a projection and valve. The invesntion further comprises a tubular conduit in the hollow area and a bellows in the wall of the hollow area. A recess is provided with two lateral tongue elements separated by a space.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2004
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2007
    Inventor: Francisco Zurita Arguelles
  • Patent number: 7181781
    Abstract: Female urinal funnel with a rigid, essentially ovoid funnel shape. The funnel shape has side walls that extend vertically down from the entrance lip and then curve inwardly at approximately a ninety degree angle forming a flange that terminates at a centrally located exit orifice. The flange includes a pair of concave finger retaining channels located horizontally at the flanges upper and lower portions and a pair of concave finger retaining channels located vertically at the flanges left and right portions. A resilient water resistant panel shaped to fit snuggly over the labia majora of a female person conforms to the plane of the inside perimeter of the inlet edge of the funnel and extends outward approximately half an inch and having a centrally located ovoid aperture at the center of the panel to allow for urine to exit from the female and into the funnel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2006
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2007
    Inventors: Eric W. Trabold, Joanne A. Trabold, Joseph J. Leuser
  • Patent number: 7131149
    Abstract: A water-resistant, collapsible female urination aid and absorbent wiping device comprising a funnel-shaped trough with first and second side walls, a center fan fold, and a discharge opening at the apex of pleats formed by the fan fold. Opposed flaps are secured to the external sides of the device to form opposed sleeves for insertion of a user's index and middle fingers. Upon separation of the fingers, the walls of the device spread open the fan fold portion to the desired width between the user's legs. Pleats direct and control the flow of urine towards the discharge opening; urine is directed out and away from the user. Internal surface of the device is water resistant; external surface is absorbent for wiping residual moisture from the vulva prior to disposal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2005
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2006
    Inventor: Marlynn J. Langford
  • Patent number: 6922852
    Abstract: A plastic film bag serves as disposable urine collection device especially suitable for female use. The bag has a resealable top opening. Adjacent the top opening along opposed long sides are two tubular members with an end aperture dimensioned for insertion of a finger into each tubular member. When the bag is mounted on two fingers, the fingers can hold the bag open and press the bag against the body on either side of the urinary orifice. In this position, the user can void into the bag without mishap. The device may be used by inserting the bag mounted on the fingers of one hand inside the panties. The device may be formed from a thin plastic film. A grasping tab is connected to the aperture and extends away therefrom adapted to facilitate entrance of the finger into the member. The aperture may be provided with a stiffer annular element to further facilitate insertion of the finger into the tubular member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2004
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2005
    Inventor: Alvin S. Blum
  • Publication number: 20040181862
    Abstract: A female urinary assistance device being handheld in size and application, and conical in shape. The conical device being comprised of a paper pulp or suitable material is thin walled and stiff in nature. The conical device is open at both ends with a slight concaveness to the edge of the wide end sides and is treated with a chemical to as not transfer moisture when in use. The conical device being hydrodegradeable when immersed in liquid has a sanitary tissue wipe attached at the apex of the crown of one side of the wide end.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2003
    Publication date: September 23, 2004
    Inventors: Daryl J. Brummer, Lisa M. Onken
  • Patent number: 6669675
    Abstract: A feminine urinary device is disclosed. It comprises a thin, water resistant sheet having a front and a portion. The size and shape of these are such as to allow a user to place the rear portion between her legs while grasping the edges of the front portion so as to turn these edges upward so as to form a trough for directing the direction of discharge of her urine. A tissue and water impermeable envelope for storing the device are also provided. The device allows a female to comfortably urinate while standing, thereby eliminating the problems associated unsanitary or unavailable restroom facilities.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2002
    Date of Patent: December 30, 2003
    Inventors: Vivian Lipman, Joyce Nimetz
  • Patent number: 6547771
    Abstract: A non-invasive female urinary device allows a woman to urinate in a standing or sitting position. The non-invasive female urinary device provides a scoop portion designed to be positioned adjacent to the woman's body, and is sized to fit between the labia majora. The scoop gathers urine as it is produced, with little or no loss due to spillage. A generally tubular body is attached at an upstream first end to the scoop portion. The device is made of six flat sides to allow the woman to control the orientation of the device. The logo on one of the sides provides a tactile reference, allowing the woman to orient the device without the need for visual input. A flow concentrator is attached to a downstream second end of the tubular body, and has a generally rectangular opening that narrows the stream of urine to result in a smooth and continuous stream.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2001
    Date of Patent: April 15, 2003
    Assignee: Caring Hands, Inc.
    Inventors: Janet Robertson, Charles W. Robertson
  • Publication number: 20030056283
    Abstract: Disposable female urinal structure including a main body made of paper or plastic material coated with a waterproof layer. In an unfolded state, a lower edge of the main body is formed with an inward arched edge. The main body is provided with two folding lines the distance between which is downward tapered. The folding lines divides the main body into three sections. A cover section is defined between the folding lines. The middle of the upper edge of the cover section is an outward arched edge, while two sides of the middle are inward arched edges. One side of the cover section is a guiding section, while the other side thereof is an adhesion section. The width of the cover section is equal to that of the guiding section, while the length of the cover section is shorter. The middle of upper edge of the guiding section is an outward protruding and arched edge, while two sides of the middle are inward arched edges.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2001
    Publication date: March 27, 2003
    Inventor: Yao-Chung Wang
  • Patent number: 6505355
    Abstract: A female urinal which makes it possible to urinate at any time and, in particular, while standing. The female urinal includes a curved flexible urine draining and collecting body which covers an area between the legs from approximately above the pubic hair to the perineum and also includes a sealing cushion which is situated on a perimeter thereof. The female urinal is provided with a flexible tube which is located in a lowest area of the urinal and which can be actually fastened to the draining body. The female urinal can be fixed to a belt situated above the iliac crest by way of two bands which are laterally fastened on top and by way of a lower, rear band which is guided from the perineum through the buttocks.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2001
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2003
    Inventor: Hans Guido Mutke
  • Patent number: 6475198
    Abstract: A feminine urinary device is disclosed. It comprises an elongated, thin, water resistant sheet having a front and a portion. The size and shape of these are such as to allow a user to place the rear portion between her legs while grasping the edges of the front portion so as to turn these edges upward so as to form a trough for directing the direction of discharge of her urine. A tissue and water impermeable envelope for storing the device are also provided. The device allows a female to comfortably urinate while standing, thereby eliminating the problems associated unsanitary or unavailable restroom facilities.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2000
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2002
    Inventors: Vivian Lipman, Joyce Nimetz
  • Patent number: 6460200
    Abstract: A sanitary device enabling women to urinate in an upright position, comprises a foldable tubular body (2) which, in the position intended for use, advantageously assumes the form of a reversed, truncated pyramid comprising an aperture (21) for the collection of urine and an aperture (23) for the release of urine, defined respectively by an upper and a lower edge (3, 4) of said pyramid, aperture (21) for the collection of urine defined as being on a plane substantially perpendicular to a longitudinal axis of said tubular body (2) and preferably as having a substantially quadrangular or rhomboidal shape.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2000
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2002
    Inventors: Sima Mottale, Giordano Basevi
  • Patent number: 6327716
    Abstract: A urinal cone, particularly for persons of the female gender, is to be applied to the genital area of the person for the purpose of urinating is described. The urinal cone is designed to permit a hygienic urinating of persons under unhygienic conditions or unfavorable conditions and, in addition, should be easily available, easy to handle and disposable following use. For this, the urinal cone can be set up from an essentially triangular shape in the collapsed state to form a funnel-shaped body, comprising an envelope having an upper opening of large diameter and an opposite-arranged lower opening of small diameter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 1998
    Date of Patent: December 11, 2001
    Inventor: Reinhold Kaus
  • Patent number: 6212691
    Abstract: A portable urinal device for use in a tree stand or other elevated platform that controls both noise and odor problems associated with the urinary function. The portable urinal device includes a generally funnel-shaped container having a top end that is open and a lid hingeably mounted on the container for moving between a closed position and an open position. The lid of the portable urinal device is biased toward the closed position to facilitate use of the device with one hand in its preferred form, the lid includes a lever with a locking mechanism that engages the container to lock the lid in the open position during urination. The portable urinal device may be used with a fluid hose with one end buried underground to facilitate the disposal of urine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 1999
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2001
    Inventor: Michael S. Heberer
  • Patent number: 6202225
    Abstract: A female urinary device for allowing a female to urinate without splattering and without having to sit upon a toilet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2000
    Date of Patent: March 20, 2001
    Inventors: Gregory A. Beck, Mauritza Beck