With Adhesive Means Or Vacuum Cup To Secure To Body Patents (Class 450/81)
  • Patent number: 10524519
    Abstract: An adhesive bra comprised of left and right breast support members where each support member includes a cup portion and a vertically extending strap. The rear facing surface of the cup and strap carry reusable pressure sensitive adhesive for adhering to a wearer's skin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: Ce Soir Lingerie Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Beverly Ann Deal, Rebecca Harmon, Chih Jung Lee, Judy Lee, Kevin Lee
  • Patent number: 10165803
    Abstract: The disclosure concerns a lingerie item comprising at least one holding element (3) capable of holding said lingerie item when it is being worn, said holding element (3) consisting of a textile material provided, on the inner surface (31) of same intended to come into contact with the skin, with a discontinuous coating (4) of elastomeric material capable of preventing said lingerie item from slipping. According to the disclosure, said discontinuous coating (4) of elastomeric material comprises a pattern of protrusions (41) of elastomeric material in the form of grains of rice having a distribution of omnidirectional orientation in the reference system of the inner surface (31) of the holding element (3), said protrusions (41) comprising dimensions and a distribution such that the density of protrusions per surface unit of the holding element (3) is at least 10 protrusions per square centimetre, and preferably between 10 and 40.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: Hanes Operations Europe SAS
    Inventor: Manon Turlan-Van Der Hoeven
  • Patent number: 9596891
    Abstract: A bra comprised of separate left and right breast support members where each breast support member comprises a section of flexible sheet material formed to define a concave cavity and having tabs projecting radially outwardly from the cavity rim. Each breast support member defines a rear facing surface encompassing the cavity and tabs, which carries a pressure sensitive adhesive for adhering to a user's skin. The concave cavity constitutes a cup for accommodating the user's breast while the tabs enable the user to readily manipulate the support member for optimally positioning the user's breast relative to the cut of a deep plunge garment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2017
    Assignee: Ce Soir Lingerie Co., Inc.
    Inventors: Beverly Ann Deal, Rebecca Harmon, Kevin Lee
  • Patent number: 9408421
    Abstract: An interchangeable brassiere device for wearing under various garments, such as backless and sleeveless shirts and dresses. The interchangeable brassiere device includes a pair of brassiere cups so as to be positioned on and provide support to a user's chest. The device further includes a plurality of interchangeable side panels that are removably secured to the ends of the brassiere cups that allow the brassiere cups to be removably secured to a user's chest. A first pair of interchangeable side panels extend from the ends of the brassiere cups, wherein the side panels include an adhesive so as to adhere to a user's skin. An alternative pair of side panels can interchange with the first pair of side panels, wherein the first ends of each alternative side panel are removably secured to the brassiere cups and the opposing ends of the side panels are removably secured to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2016
    Inventor: Ashawnte Jackson
  • Patent number: 9277801
    Abstract: A cleavage pad for adhering to the skin wherein the outer contour of the cleavage pad is formed by a substantially concave contour and a substantially convex contour having rounded portions in the transitions of both contours, wherein a point of intersection A of the convex contour is provided with an axis of symmetry and a point of intersection B of the concave contour is provided with the axis of symmetry, and wherein a perpendicular projection of the point of the rounded portions of the largest spaced interval from the point of intersection A to the axis of symmetry produces a point C and the ratio of the distance AB/AC is less than 0.8.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2016
    Inventor: Evelyn Rickauer
  • Publication number: 20150111466
    Abstract: A bra includes a pair of bra cups, each bra cup in the pair having an inner edge and an outer edge, the inner edges configured to be coupled to one another. The bra includes a pair of bra wings, each bra wing in the pair having a first end and a second end, each first end being coupled to an outer edge of each bra cup, respectively, and the second ends configured to be coupled to one another. At least one of the pair of bra cups and the pair of bra wings comprises a layer of fabric having intrinsically sticky fibers. The layer of fabric having intrinsically sticky fibers comprises an inner layer of the pair of bra cups and/or the pair of bra wings and contacts a wearer's skin while the bra is being worn, causing the bra to cling to the wearer's skin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 3, 2014
    Publication date: April 23, 2015
    Applicant: Mast Industries (Far East) Limited
    Inventors: Nathalie Martinet, Mayur Vansia, Suet Hing Yip
  • Patent number: 9011201
    Abstract: An adjustable backless and strapless bra having a covering over the front. The backless and strapless bra assembly includes a pair of bra cups, each bra cup including an outer edge, a connector between the bra cups, and a covering coupled to the outer edge of each bra cup and extending from one of the pair of bra cups to the other one of the pair of bra cups across an outside surface of the bra cups.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2015
    Assignee: Bragel International, Inc.
    Inventor: David E. Chen
  • Patent number: 9004077
    Abstract: A pubic patch is provided to apply to the pubic area of a woman, particularly the mons pubis (Pubic Mound) area of the pelvic region. The pubic patch includes an adhesive base with a front side and a back side with decorative material attached to the front side, and the back side attached to human body. The pubic patch may further comprise fragrances and/or illuminating devices. The decorative material may be hairs attached to supporting sheet or LED material. Further, a products kit is provided which contains a plurality of pubic patches. The product kit may include an instruction booklet. A method of using the pubic patch is also provided comprises the steps of selecting a pubic patch and applying the pubic patch to the human surface in the pubic area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2015
    Inventor: Nicholo Cocuzza
  • Patent number: 8936504
    Abstract: A backless strapless bra comprised of a sheet of thermoplastic material having a left edge portion and a right edge portion and left and right breast cups molded into the sheet. Adhesive material is provided on the inner surface of the sheet for removably adhering the sheet to the front of a user's body so as to accommodate the user's breasts in said breast cups. Optional left and right extension strips are provided configured to be removably adhered to the left and right sheet edge portions and to the sides of the user's body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 20, 2015
    Inventors: Beverly Ann Deal, Rebecca Harmon, Chih Jung Lee, Judy Lee
  • Publication number: 20140342638
    Abstract: A brassiere structure is provided. The brassiere structure comprises two cups and two lateral wings. Each of the cups has a first attached structure. Each of the lateral wings has a second attached structure and an adhesive layer. The second attached structure is detachably attached on the first attached structure, and the adhesive layer is sticking on a lateral of each of the breasts.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 10, 2014
    Publication date: November 20, 2014
    Applicant: Sing Young Hong Ltd
    Inventor: Pai-Chien Chen
  • Patent number: 8888556
    Abstract: A method is provided for shaping breast tissue via a liquid adhesive that may be applied to an article of clothing and/or a portion of a breast of a user. The liquid adhesive can be applied to a breast or clothing of a user. The breast may then be positioned within the clothing to maintain the desired appearance. A liquid adhesive is further provided that includes a mixture of a polymer and a solvent, where the mixture has a pH ranging from about 6 to about 8 and where the solvent comprises denatured alcohol and water and where the polymer is selected from the group consisting of: a methacrylate copolymer; a polyquaternium cationic polymer, a poly(acrylic acid) polymer; an acrylate copolymer; and combinations of two or more of the foregoing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 18, 2014
    Inventors: Dawn E. Jackson, Mehrdad Jahedschoar
  • Publication number: 20140273739
    Abstract: A backless strapless bra has two cups connected with each other. Each cup has an inner surface, a cup top, a cup bottom, an inner side, and an outer side. The inner surfaces are sticky. Two supporting pieces are connected with the cups and are each respectively located at the cup bottoms of the cups. Each supporting piece is flexible and has an inner surface that is sticky. In use, the supporting pieces are first adhered to the bottoms of the breasts of the user to fix the position of the bra. The cups are adhered to the breasts gradually to cover the breasts. The supporting pieces provide a supporting effect of the breasts.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2013
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Inventor: JU-CHUNG CHANG
  • Publication number: 20140213146
    Abstract: An adjustable backless and strapless bra having a covering over the front. The backless and strapless bra assembly includes a pair of bra cups, each bra cup including an outer edge, a connector between the bra cups, and a covering coupled to the outer edge of each bra cup and extending from one of the pair of bra cups to the other one of the pair of bra cups across an outside surface of the bra cups.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2013
    Publication date: July 31, 2014
    Inventor: DAVID E. CHEN
  • Publication number: 20140154950
    Abstract: A bra cup or breast form including an interior surface facing toward a user's breast and having at least one thin ridge of pressure sensitive adhesive, for securing the bra cup or breast form to the user's breast, and at least one ventilation pathway on the interior surface. The bra cup or breast form may be used in a backless, strapless bra or breast form system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2014
    Publication date: June 5, 2014
    Applicant: Bragel International, Inc.
    Inventor: Kwo-Chaung Chang
  • Patent number: 8684789
    Abstract: An undergarment having a layer that is worn by being placed against a user's skin and has an exposed outer surface. The exposed outer surface has: a) a first area that has a first frictional characteristic; and b) a second area that has a second frictional characteristic. The first area of the exposed outer surface tends to resist sliding movement of an overgarment thereagainst more than the second area. The first area of the exposed outer surface tends to maintain a contacted surface of an overgarment releasably held against sliding movement along the first area of the exposed outer surface while the second area of the exposed outer surface allows a similar contacted surface of an overgarment to slide more readily along the second area of the exposed outer surface so as not to hang up.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 1, 2014
    Inventor: Olivia D. Gramelspacher
  • Patent number: 8679083
    Abstract: A reusable, washable breast shield for use by lactating women. The shield may include an inner layer and an outer layer. The shield may be placed against the breast of the user and may be held in place with an article of clothing or may be used without supporting clothing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 25, 2014
    Inventors: Tina Bruce, Charles J. Pawloski
  • Patent number: 8668550
    Abstract: A prosthetic nipple undergarment device is wearable to give an appearance of an erect nipple of a desired size and shape beneath an outer garment. The device includes a brassiere having a breast receiving cup. A prosthetic nipple is selectively coupled to the cup. The prosthetic nipple comprises a base and a projection coupled to and extending from the base wherein the prosthetic nipple is configured to resemble an erect human nipple.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 11, 2014
    Inventor: Richard B. Sartell
  • Publication number: 20140057528
    Abstract: A backless strapless bra comprised of a sheet of thermoplastic material having a left edge portion and a right edge portion and left and right breast cups molded into the sheet. Adhesive material is provided on the inner surface of the sheet for removably adhering the sheet to the front of a user's body so as to accommodate the user's breasts in said breast cups. Optional left and right extension strips are provided configured to be removably adhered to the left and right sheet edge portions and to the sides of the user's body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 5, 2011
    Publication date: February 27, 2014
    Inventors: Beverly Ann Deal, Rebecca Harmon, Chih Jung Lee, Judy Lee
  • Patent number: 8647169
    Abstract: A bra cup or breast form including an interior surface facing toward a user's breast and having at least one thin ridge of pressure sensitive adhesive, for securing the bra cup or breast form to the user's breast, and at least one ventilation pathway on the interior surface. The bra cup or breast form may be used in a backless, strapless bra or breast form system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2014
    Assignee: Bragel International, Inc.
    Inventor: Kwo-Chaung Chang
  • Publication number: 20130280988
    Abstract: A backless strapless bra has two cup-shaped breast boosting sections. Each breast boosting section has an arcuate cross section and a free side. The free sides of the breast boosting sections are respectively located at two opposite sides of the backless strapless bra. Each free side has three arc areas. The three arc areas are located respectively at a top, a middle, and a bottom of the free side of the breast boosting section to squeeze and cover different sections of a rim of a breast.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2012
    Publication date: October 24, 2013
    Inventor: Ju-Chung CHANG
  • Patent number: 8550871
    Abstract: A customizable brassiere is disclosed. The customizable brassiere can be formed from one or more layers of materials. The customizable brassiere, or a portion thereof, can have one or more cups for receiving the breasts and for supporting the breasts in a desired position. Attachment tabs can be attached to or formed into a portion of the customizable brassiere. The attachment tabs can be used to attach the customizable brassiere to the body of the wearer and/or to an article of clothing, if desired. The customizable brassiere can be cut to the desired configuration based upon an outfit the wearer plans to wear, or according to other needs or preferences. The customizable brassiere can include a number of fastening mechanisms, which may be accessed via access areas formed in one or more layers of the customizable brassiere. A strap can be configured to attach to the fastening mechanisms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2013
    Inventor: Michele Patrice Baratta
  • Patent number: 8550094
    Abstract: A pubic patch is provided to apply to the public area of a woman, particularly the mons pubis (Pubic Mound) area of the pelvic region. The pubic patch includes an adhesive base with a front side and a back side with decorative material attached to the front side, and the back side attached to human body. The pubic patch may further comprise fragrances and/or illuminating devices. The decorative material may be hairs attached to supporting sheet or LED material. Further, a products kit is provided which contains a plurality of pubic patches. The product kit may include an instruction booklet. A method of using the pubic patch is also provided comprises the steps of selecting a pubic patch and applying the pubic patch to the human surface in the pubic area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2013
    Inventor: Nicholo Cocuzza
  • Patent number: 8517794
    Abstract: Stretch mark prevention undergarments (1) worn around a woman's abdomen, chest, lower torso, legs, buttocks and other areas for reinforcing elastic fibers in the skin and preventing stretch marks. The stretch mark prevention undergarment has an outer layer (2) made of stretchable material and an inner layer (8) of webbed material made of a non-slip material (9). The non-slip material maintains a constant adherent traction with the skin of a wearer, thereby reinforcing elastic fibers of skin. The inner layer is arranged in a webbed “fishnet” or other design to allow a wearer's skin to breath through the outer layer of the stretch mark prevention undergarment. The stretch mark prevention undergarment may be in the form of underwear (14), briefs, underpants, panties, leggings (16), corsets, bras (10) or any combination thereof to help prevent stretch marks on various parts of the body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2013
    Inventor: Stephen W. Thompson
  • Patent number: 8512093
    Abstract: An invisible bra has two breast boosting sections, two central concave openings and two wing sections. Each breast boosting section has an arcuate cross section, a convex top edge and a convex bottom edge. The central concave openings are respectively located below and above where the breast boosting sections are connected with each other. The wing sections are respectively and integrally connected with the breast boosting sections and are respectively located at two opposite sides of the invisible bra. Each wing section has a top section, a free side and a wrinkle-proof concave. The wrinkle-proof concaves can effectively reduce wrinkles and make the invisible bra well attached to the breasts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2013
    Inventor: Ju-Chung Chang
  • Publication number: 20130095729
    Abstract: An invisible bra has two breast boosting sections, two central concave openings and two wing sections. Each breast boosting section has an arcuate cross section, a convex top edge and a convex bottom edge. The central concave openings are respectively located below and above where the breast boosting sections are connected with each other. The wing sections are respectively and integrally connected with the breast boosting sections and are respectively located at two opposite sides of the invisible bra. Each wing section has a top section, a free side and a wrinkle-proof concave. The wrinkle-proof concaves can effectively reduce wrinkles and make the invisible bra well attached to the breasts.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2011
    Publication date: April 18, 2013
    Inventor: JU-CHUNG CHANG
  • Patent number: 8371902
    Abstract: The push-up adhesive bra includes a pair of bra cups each comprising a generally concave inside surface opposite a generally convex outside surface. Each cup defines an eye-shaped perimeter including a generally curved top and bottom edge meeting at an inner and outer peak. An adhesive is disposed along a portion of the inside surface for removably adhering the bra to a pair of woman's breasts when worn. A two-piece connector is individually fixed to each cup and engagedly connects the pair of cups and is configured such that the connector is disposed substantially at or below a bottom breast line when worn. A shelf-like padding is disposed within each cup adjacent to the bottom edge generally disposed below the woman's breasts. The top edge of each cup comprises a plurality of strap engagement receiving slots where a strap can be selectively attached at any one of the slots.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2013
    Inventor: Juliana Lutzi Sherwood
  • Patent number: 8360815
    Abstract: There are provided an adhesive brassiere and a method of manufacturing the same, wherein a molded brassiere cup is manufactured by a computer numerical control (CNC) mold including a barrier hole defining a V-shaped cross section to form a rim around the molded brassiere cup, the molded brassiere cup is finish-cut by a steel cutter on a press, and an adhesive is applied to an inner surface of a molded brassiere cup so that the adhesive brassiere is secured only by the adhesive strength of the adhesive, without any shoulder or back straps, whereby this strapless and backless brassiere has an esthetically excellent appearance and does not cause any skin irritation problems including itching/inflammation/scratching.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2013
    Assignee: Eves Co, Ltd
    Inventor: Kyu Hak Cho
  • Publication number: 20120302136
    Abstract: A method is provided for shaping breast tissue via a liquid adhesive that may be applied to an article of clothing and/or a portion of a breast of a user. The liquid adhesive can be applied to a breast or clothing of a user. The breast may then be positioned within the clothing to maintain the desired appearance. A liquid adhesive is further provided that includes a mixture of a polymer and a solvent, where the mixture has a pH ranging from about 6 to about 8 and where the solvent comprises denatured alcohol and water and where the polymer is selected from the group consisting of: a methacrylate copolymer; a polyquaternium cationic polymer, a poly(acrylic acid) polymer; an acrylate copolymer; and combinations of two or more of the foregoing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2012
    Publication date: November 29, 2012
    Inventors: Dawn E. Jackson, Mehrdad Jahedschoar
  • Publication number: 20120266348
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to an article of clothing. The article is comprised of an adhesive layer joined to a first fastener segment. The first fastener segment is configured to detachably join to a second fastener segment. The second fastener segment is fixed to a holding layer which in turn is joined to a cup layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2012
    Publication date: October 25, 2012
    Inventor: Tabette Meginnis
  • Publication number: 20120208434
    Abstract: A bra cup or breast form including an interior surface facing toward a user's breast and having at least one thin ridge of pressure sensitive adhesive, for securing the bra cup or breast form to the user's breast, and at least one ventilation pathway on the interior surface. The bra cup or breast form may be used in a backless, strapless bra or breast form system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2011
    Publication date: August 16, 2012
    Inventor: Kwo-Chaung Chang
  • Patent number: 8221189
    Abstract: A backless, strapless breast form system to be worn in place of a traditional bra including a pair of breast forms, wherein each breast form includes a volume of silicone gel encased between thermoplastic film material; an interior surface adapted to be attached to a user's breast, wherein substantially an entire interior surface from edge to edge comprises a pressure sensitive adhesive layer and wherein the interior surface has a plurality of bumps adapted to increase a push up effect of the breast form; a lateral side adapted to face the user's armpit and a medial side facing opposite the lateral side, wherein the breast form is adapted to be secured to the user's breast solely by the pressure sensitive adhesive layer; and a connector adapted to adjoin the pair of breast forms, wherein the connector is positioned between the medial side of each of the pair of breast forms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2012
    Assignee: Bragel International, Inc.
    Inventors: David E. Chen, Jasper Chang
  • Publication number: 20120108143
    Abstract: The push-up adhesive bra includes a pair of bra cups each comprising a generally concave inside surface opposite a generally convex outside surface. Each cup defines an eye-shaped perimeter including a generally curved top and bottom edge meeting at an inner and outer peak. An adhesive is disposed along a portion of the inside surface for removably adhering the bra to a pair of woman's breasts when worn. A two-piece connector is individually fixed to each cup and engagedly connects the pair of cups and is configured such that the connector is disposed substantially at or below a bottom breast line when worn. A shelf-like padding is disposed within each cup adjacent to the bottom edge generally disposed below the woman's breasts. The top edge of each cup comprises a plurality of strap engagement receiving slots where a strap can be selectively attached at any one of the slots.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2010
    Publication date: May 3, 2012
    Inventor: Juliana Lutzi Sherwood
  • Patent number: 8153221
    Abstract: An adhesive device for securing clothing is provided. The adhesive device includes a flexible substrate having opposing faces. Each opposing face has an adhesive deposited thereon forming a first adhesive surface and an opposing second adhesive surface. An aperture is formed in a central portion of the adhesive device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2009
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2012
    Assignee: Runberg, Inc.
    Inventor: Debra MacKinnon
  • Patent number: 8113910
    Abstract: A garment pad kit for coupling a garment pad (20A, 20B, 120A, or 120B) to a garment (11 or 102) is provided. The garment pad kit includes a garment pad (20A, 20B, 120A, or 120B) having a body portion (23 and 123) having an adhering surface (19, 21, 119, and 121) disposed on the body portion. The garment pad kit further includes an adhesive (33, 34, 133, or 134) for coupling the adhering surface to a garment (11 or 102).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2007
    Date of Patent: February 14, 2012
    Inventor: Paige Fortner
  • Patent number: 8075370
    Abstract: A method of using a buttocks uplift and support device, the device having at least one layer, each layer stacked atop another layer and having an adhesive backing, the adhesive backing of an outermost layer removably covered by a coated second backing. The device is removably adhered to a wearer's buttocks and when in proper wearing position the inside edge of the outermost layer adheres to a wearer's inner thigh below a buttock, the upper edge to a wearer's buttocks, the outer edge to a wearer's outer thigh, the lower edge across and behind an upper portion of wearer's leg. When the device is in proper position the device uplifts, supports, and separates the wearer's buttocks. A wearer selectively removes a desired number of layers by pulling on a pulltab.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2011
    Inventor: Sherry H. Hancock
  • Publication number: 20110256801
    Abstract: There are provided an adhesive brassiere manufactured by using a barrier hole, and a method of manufacturing the same, wherein a brassiere cup mold is manufactured by a computer numerical control (CNC) mold including a barrier hole, the brassiere cup mold is finish-cut by a steel cutter on a press, and an adhesive is applied to an inner surface of a brassiere cup mold so that the adhesive brassiere is secured only by the adhesive strength of the adhesive, without any shoulder or back straps, whereby this strapless and backless brassiere has an esthetically excellent appearance and does not cause any skin irritation problems including itching/inflammation/scratching.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2010
    Publication date: October 20, 2011
    Inventor: Kyu Hak Cho
  • Patent number: 8038660
    Abstract: A reusable, washable breast shield for use by lactating women. The shield may include an inner layer and an outer layer. The shield may be placed against the breast of the user and may be held in place with an article of clothing or may be used without supporting clothing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2002
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2011
    Assignee: MMK Group, LLC
    Inventors: Tina Bruce, Charles Pawloski
  • Patent number: 7993182
    Abstract: A cosmetic appliance and method of use for temporarily lifting, gathering human skin of the breast or smoothing the human breast and skin of the breast, and which is not readily apparent once applied, formed in predetermined shapes from thin, generally translucent flexible sheeting or tape and or of a silicone gel formed into the shape of cup, to one side of which a reusable adhesive has been applied and covered with a peel-away layer for temporarily lifting, gathering, covering or smoothing the skin of the breast, nipple and areola areas, and which is not readily apparent once applied.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2007
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2011
    Assignee: Bring It Up, Inc.
    Inventors: Denise Horton, Andrea Niemiec-Perrigo
  • Publication number: 20110171880
    Abstract: Disclosed is a strapless backless seamless adhesive brassiere without waterproofing and a manufacturing method thereof, in which an inner layer, an intermediate layer and an outer layer are sequentially laminated, adhered together using an adhesive agent, heat-pressed in a one-piece form, and then cut in a shape of brassiere cups and an adhesive region using ultrasonic waves, after which adhesiveness is applied only to the adhesive region of the brassiere other than brassiere cups to attach the brassiere to the skin of a wearer, wherein the adhesive layer uniformly infiltrates to a depth of about ½ of the thickness of the intermediate layer through the inner layer and is securely fixed using a solidification process through rapid cooling or high-temperature treatment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 14, 2008
    Publication date: July 14, 2011
    Applicants: CMYTECH Co., Ltd., Ki Hyuk
    Inventor: Ki Hyuk Nam
  • Publication number: 20110065360
    Abstract: A nipple shield includes a base portion having a cutout for allowing a nose of the baby to contact the mother's breast during breastfeeding and a nipple portion that extends outward from the base portion. The nipple portion includes a sidewall and a generally flat end wall that has a plurality of openings therein. The nipple portion is configured for receiving the nipple therein and to be placed in the baby's mouth during breastfeeding.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2010
    Publication date: March 17, 2011
    Applicant: SIMPLISSE, INC.
    Inventor: Jimi Francis
  • Patent number: 7905763
    Abstract: A garment configured to be worn by a person at the breast fold line, namely where a crease is formed in between the breast under breast area and the chest surface. The garment preferably includes: a body including a flexible sheet of material with an arcuate member having an upwardly curved shape and configured for placement under the breast fold line sized and shaped to extend under a substantial portion of the breast fold line. A first tab is connected to the first arcuate member and extends away from the first arcuate member's top edge. The first tab is connected to the first arcuate member over a distance less than the width of the first tab. The first tab is foldable away form the first arcuate member and connected to the first arcuate member along the top edge close to the first fold line when the garment is worn.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2008
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2011
    Assignee: Girlease, LLC
    Inventor: Nanette Frank
  • Patent number: 7806749
    Abstract: A cosmetic appliance and method of use for temporarily lifting, supporting or smoothing the skin of selected areas of a user's body, including the eyebrows, eyelids, throat, neck, breasts and other areas, and which is not readily apparent once applied, formed in predetermined shapes from thin, generally translucent flexible sheeting to one side of which adhesive has been applied and covered with a peel-away layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 2, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2010
    Assignee: Bring It Up, Inc.
    Inventor: Denise Horton
  • Publication number: 20100240279
    Abstract: This present invention relates to a double-layered cup structure for an adhesively attachable strapless, backless bra comprising an exterior form and an interior pad that are both removable and replaceable
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2010
    Publication date: September 23, 2010
    Inventor: Shigeki Otsuka
  • Patent number: 7794304
    Abstract: A foldable one-piece insert worn between the bra and the body having irritation reducing and/or absorbent material portions which line the bra cup and that lie under the supported breast, and portions which extends toward the torso rear under the bra side straps and a portion extending below the bra line along the torso. The invention further includes a material tab disposed between the material portions lining the bra cups, which can optionally be worn up to bridge the area between the bra cups for added protection, comfort and absorption of perspiration, or be folded down and out of sight when worn with lower cut neckline outer garments.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2008
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2010
    Inventor: Donna J. Frye
  • Publication number: 20100210178
    Abstract: An adjustable backless, strapless bra comprises a pair of bra cups and a connector, wherein a fixing plate is disposed along a lower edge of each bra cup and a plurality of engagement holes are formed in the plate, and the connector has at least one engagement protrusion formed at each end for detachably connecting to the engagement holes, such that the connector adjoins the bra cups by each engagement protrusion being connected with the engagement holes of the bra cups separately to adjustably modify positions of the bras.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 17, 2009
    Publication date: August 19, 2010
    Inventor: Jasper Chang
  • Publication number: 20100180359
    Abstract: A spa or clinic clothing comprises biodegradable, hypoallergenic, non-transparent patches to cover the breasts of females and the genitals of males and females. Each patch is equipped with fashion tape along its edges to secure them to the skin a user for a single use. After one use lasting no more than a few hours, the patches are discarded. Fabric versions of the cloth patches have stitched edges, darts, and liners. Paper, Lyocell versions have multiple layers and finished edges.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2009
    Publication date: July 22, 2010
    Inventor: Elaine Andrews
  • Publication number: 20100069869
    Abstract: A pad for relieving breast engorgement includes a material comprising absorbent fibers and an acidic agent. The pad is configured to insert within the cup of a bra. A bra pad has a layer of absorbent fiber material with a front surface and a back surface. A liquid barrier layer has a first side interfacing the back surface of the absorbent fiber material and an opposing second side. An acidic agent is disposed within the absorbent fiber material. A method of relieving breast engorgement includes providing an absorbent pad including absorbent fibers and an acidic agent shaped to insert within a cup of a bra and disposing the pad between the cup of the bra and an engorged breast to be relieved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2009
    Publication date: March 18, 2010
    Inventor: Sharon Johnston
  • Patent number: 7677952
    Abstract: A strapless brassiere having winged support structures to maximize surface area of the bra to which an extended-wear adhesive is applied over substantially all of the undersurface of the bra.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2008
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2010
    Inventor: Susan Wooley
  • Publication number: 20100029176
    Abstract: A backless, strapless breast form system to be worn in place of a traditional bra including a pair of breast forms, wherein each breast form includes a volume of silicone gel encased between thermoplastic film material; an interior surface adapted to be attached to a user's breast, wherein substantially an entire interior surface from edge to edge comprises a pressure sensitive adhesive layer and wherein the interior surface has a plurality of bumps adapted to increase a push up effect of the breast form; a lateral side adapted to face the user's armpit and a medial side facing opposite the lateral side, wherein the breast form is adapted to be secured to the user's breast solely by the pressure sensitive adhesive layer; and a connector adapted to adjoin the pair of breast forms, wherein the connector is positioned between the medial side of each of the pair of breast forms.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2009
    Publication date: February 4, 2010
    Inventors: David E. Chen, Jasper Chang
  • Publication number: 20100023122
    Abstract: A surgical incision marking template for marking a breast with an intended incision pattern prior to surgery comprises a pliable structural portion with a guide portion. The guide portion is substantially shaped and/or shapeable into a “keyhole” pattern. The keyhole pattern corresponds to the incision pattern generally utilized for the vertical short scar and the inferior pedicle techniques for breast reduction or mastopexy surgery and comprises a generally circular pattern and a generally linear pattern, with the generally linear pattern extending downward from the generally circular pattern when the template is placed on a standing patient. The pliable nature of the structural portion not only allows the shape of the guide portion to be altered but also allows the structural portion to conform to the curvature and shape of the breast. Methods of use for the template to mark the breast are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 23, 2008
    Publication date: January 28, 2010
    Applicant: BODYAESTHETIC RESEARCH CENTER, INC.
    Inventor: Leroy Young