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20090194449BEVERAGE CONTAINER WITH READILY IDENTIFIABLE LABEL - A beverage container, such as a PET (Polyethylene Terephthalate) bottle or a cup or a can, is provided with a readily identifiable label by providing a scratch-off film on an outside surface of a container body. The scratch-off film has a distinct color for eye catching and is easy to scratch off to provide a beverage container with an identification mechanism. The scratch-off film has an effective area that can be scratched off by a user to form an easily recognizable mark, such as figure, a character, or a pattern, to allow the user to identify the user's own beverage among a number of identical beverage containers. Thus, sanitary and safety problems caused by mistakenly drinking other's beverages or disposal of incompletely-consumed beverage containers caused by un-recognition of the beverage containers can be eliminated.08-06-2009
20130075296Marking of Can Ends And/Or Pull Tabs Using Photonically Sensitive Ink - A system and method for laser marking can ends, especially pull tabs, includes coating a portion of the can end and/or pull tab with a lacquer having a photonically active material and directing a laser to the lacquer to alter the appearance of the of the photonically active material to form an image, especially a high resolution image. The decorated can end and/or tabs may have a high resolution image.03-28-2013
20130075295DISPOSABLE CONTAINER AND LID MATCHING SYSTEM AND METHODS - A disposable container and lid arrangement includes a container with at least one graphic arbitrary symbol thereon. A lid that is sized to releasably fit on the container will have a matching graphic arbitrary symbol. A method of putting a lid on a disposable container includes viewing the container to see at least one of first and second graphic symbols, locating a lid that will fit the container by looking for a lid having a symbol that matches the first and second symbols, and then placing the selected lid on the container.03-28-2013
20110192752POWERED TOOTHBRUSH PACKAGE - An oral care implement demonstration assembly includes a powered oral care implement, a package housing and a plurality of demonstration elements. The oral care implement demonstration assembly is configured to produce a visual demonstration effect when relative movement is provided between a first demonstration element and a second demonstration element. Among the visual effects that may be utilized is a Moiré effect. Additionally, an associated method for demonstrating features of an oral care implement though one or more visual effects is described herein.08-11-2011
20110192751PRODUCT PACKAGE UTILIZING AN INFORMATION INDICATOR HELD IN A PRODUCT TRAY - A product package having a product tray and an information indicator that can be mounted in the tray. The information indicator is operable to be held in the product tray and the product placed into the tray on top of the information indicator. The tray is operable to protect the product from damage during storage or transport as well as provide an enhanced appearance during display. The information indicator is operable to convey information to the consumer as well as assist in removal of the product from the product tray.08-11-2011
20100072100DRY INGREDIENTS CONTAINER - A container comprises a storage compartment and a lid. The storage compartment may be formed of plastic, and may include indicia of measuring. The lid may be removably attached to the storage compartment by a latching mechanism. The latching mechanism may be sturdy enough to contain the contents of the storage compartment, even when those contents are substantially heavy. The contents of the storage compartment may pass through an opening in the lid. The opening may be covered by a removably attached closure, and the closure may include indicia of measuring. The closure may thus be removed from the lid, and used as a measuring device. A scoop may be removably attached to the inside of the lid, may include indicia of measuring, and may be used as a measuring device.03-25-2010
20100072099Color coded identification system for a pack of containers - A color coded identification system for a pack of a plurality of food containers is disclosed. Each container has a receptacle member and a lid member. The receptacle member defines a first rim that includes a sealing member adapted to hermetically seal contents of the container. The receptacle member and the lid member respectively include a first identifier portion and a second identifier portion that respectively include a first and second color indicia. The lid member defines a second rim that represents a third color indicia that has a color identical with the first and second color indicia. The color of first, second, and third indicia are identical, distinct and unique for each container of the pack. The second rim includes an indentation and a plurality of protrusions to respectively facilitate a primary locking and a secondary locking between the lid member and the receptacle member.03-25-2010
20090071858SELF RIGHTING CONTAINER - A self righting container having a hollow and generally spherical shape and an eccentrically weighted ballast and a method of using the container. Upon rotation or other movement of the container, the weighted ballast urges the container to return to a predetermined orientation, typically determiner such that a container opening would be positioned at a desired location. The weighted ballast may further comprise a magnet such that metallic objects may be contained within the interior of the container and may even be retained in a particular orientation as determined by the magnetic forces. As the container is a highly desirable device, especially for office locations, graphical or advertising material may be imprinted on at least one portion of its outer surface for the purpose of providing advertising or promotion.03-19-2009
20100044264SEQUENTIALLY PLACED SHIPPING AND PACKING LABEL SYSTEM - A system for providing a shipping label and a packing list on a container is provided which enables rapid and automated sequential application of a packing list and a shipping label to the container. The shipping label is configured complemental to the packing list whereby the packing list may first be adhered directly to the container and then the shipping label may be placed thereover. The shipping label may be applied over the packing list while the container moves continuously down a conveyor. The invention further includes an apparatus for sequentially applying the packing list and then the shipping label, and a method for applying the packing list and shipping label in registry.02-25-2010
20130026057STACKABLE ENVELOPE TRAYS - A stackable tray is provided that includes a tray having a bottom, a pair of side walls each having an upper edge, and a rear wall. A pair of support columns is provided on each side wall. Each of the support columns includes: a protrusion extending upwardly from a top portion of the support column; a first groove formed in a bottom portion of the support column, the first groove being aligned with the protrusion in the vertical direction; and a second groove formed in the bottom portion of the support column, the second groove being aligned with the upper edge of the respective side wall in the vertical direction.01-31-2013
20130026058PACKAGE COMPRISING HOLISTIC CODING SYSTEM - A package for household articles is provided with a holistic coding system. The coding system allows consumers to select the articles required for their needs without confusion. The package comprises a plurality of sides forming an interior compartment; a non-opaque colored window and a colored region on at least one side of the package; and a plurality of household articles disposed in the interior compartment. The household articles comprise individual wrappers which have a color; the individual wrappers have the same color as the colored region. The household articles may be hygiene articles.01-31-2013
20130026056COMPLIANCE AID LABELING FOR MEDICATION CONTAINERS - The present application is directed to patient compliance aids for a medicine container. A base label may be adhered to the medication container, and one or more indicia disposed on the base label. A top label may cover at least a portion of the base label.01-31-2013
20130026055BOTTLE WITH PEELABLE LABEL - A labeled bottle comprises an outer surface having at least one substantially flat face portion, and a label. The label includes a permanent label portion and at least one hinged leaf portion. The is configured to overlie at least a portion of the outer surface of the permanent label portion substantially adjacent to the at least one substantially flat face portion of the bottle. The bottle further comprises a re-sealable agent disposed between an inner surface of the at least one leaf portion and the outer surface of the permanent label portion in such manner as to re-sealably attach the leaf portion to the permanent label portion.01-31-2013
20120181203PERSONALIZABLE SPORT-THEMED ICE CHEST, AND METHODS OF CONSTRUCTING AND UTILIZING SAME - A personalizable sports-themed ice chest including a main housing having a lid pivotably secured to the main housing. The main housing and lid form a prolate spheroidal structure. The lid forms a first portion of the prolate spheroidal structure and is provided with design football laces. A rectangularized base contiguous with the prolate spheroidal structure has an upper portion which has a prolate spheroidal surface to mate with the prolate spheroidal structure. Two ring-like components form football stripes, each having a prolate spheroidal surface to mate with the prolate spheroidal structure to assist in holding together the upper and lower body members. Two recessed handle structures are provided in the lower body member. One or more structures are provided on the prolate spheroidal structure for the placement of logos or emblems.07-19-2012
20100006463Fabric Whiteness Guide - A fabric whiteness guide comprising at least one visual scale of whiteness.01-14-2010
20100326865INTERCHANGEABLE TAB INDEXING SYSTEM FOR STORAGE DEVICES - An interchangeable tab system for dividing an internal compartment of an organizer including a section divider and an index. The section divider includes a first panel and a second panel defining a card receiving slot. The index card adapted to fit in the card receiving slot including indicia. The card receiving slot and the index card may be constructed to span across an entire length of the internal compartment of the organizer and/or may be shorter in dimension than a height or a length of the second panel of the section divider. Alternatively, a plurality of narrow card receiving slots may be vertically defined across the length of the section divider, each having an opening formed in an upper end of the section divider that is adapted to receive smaller index cards.12-30-2010
20100326864CONTAINER WITH COMBINED LOCKING AND INDICATING FASTENER - A container with a combined locking and indicating fastener is provided. A slide fastener (12-30-2010
20110000809PACKAGE - The present invention refers to a multi-layered package, and particularly to a container comprising a container opening and a container bottom. Preferably, at least one outer wall comprises a predetermined removable wall section, revealing an information. The feature of the package according to the present invention is that the package is formed with at least one inner wall and one outer wall. Thereby, the wall section is as part of the outer wall a removable card.01-06-2011
20090301921Confidentiality Packaging System - A packaging system uses marked, specially designed packaging to enable confidential purchasing of consumer goods. Products having a first configuration normally labeled for sale are convertible into a second configuration which conceals the identity of the goods, other than perhaps having a confidentiality brand. The confidentiality package is bar-coded for price and purchase scanning but does not identify the type of good(s) being purchased either at the cash register or on the customer's receipt. The confidentially packaged items, which could be marketed under a YOURS CONFIDENTIALLY brand name, for instance, are primarily sold at a retail location immediately next to a normally marked, identical (except for the outer packaging shell) item, and have a brief description of what the item is directly under it (Tampons for example) located in the shelf strip next to the re-order shelf tag.12-10-2009
20090301920SHEET FOR CLOSING ASEPTIC CONTAINERS, ASEPTIC CONTAINER COMPRISING SAID SHEET, AND EQUIPMENT AND METHOD FOR OBTAINING SAID CONTAINER - The present invention relates to a closing sheet for aseptic containers, aseptic container comprising said sheet, equipment and method for obtaining said container. The closing sheet comprises a first sheet (12-10-2009
20130213845Safe packaging container - A safe packaging container includes a flat body, a membrane, an engagement protrusion and an engagement slot. A plurality of carrier units are provided on the flat body to carry items, such as cookies, candies, snacks, batteries, pills, etc. A folding line is provided on the flat body to allow the flat body to be folded. The membrane is attached to the surface of the flat body to seal the items carried in the carrier units. The engagement protrusion is provided on one end of the flat body. Another folding line is provided between the engagement protrusion and the flat body. When the flat body is folded along the folding line, the engagement protrusion may engage with the engagement slot. Prints, such as directions for product or safety, etc., may be provided on the surface of the membrane.08-22-2013
20130056380Tooth Whitening Strip Article Products With Whitening Power Index - Tooth-whitening strip articles, packages, arrays and methods including one or more tooth-whitening strip articles having a power configuration corresponding to a consumer desirable level of treatment, the tooth-whitening strip articles being enclosed in a package; a brand indicator disposed on the package; a line-up indicator disposed on the package, the line-up indicator including at least one line-up indicia selected from visual indicia, narrative indicia or combinations thereof; and optionally, a power specific indicator disposed on the package; wherein the line-up indicator associates the tooth-whitening strip article configuration with a corresponding whitening power, the association enabling a consumer to identify the appropriate tooth-whitening strip article configuration for a user.03-07-2013
20130062240DISPLAY PACKAGE FOR STEERING WHEEL LOCK - A display package for containing and displaying a steering wheel locking device having an elongate central tubular rod member and first and second pairs of spaced hooks connected to the tubular rod member includes a pair of generally equally sized, equally shaped front and rear panels that are superimposed and joined together to partially enclose a steering wheel locking device, the front and rear panels being configured to generally conform to the shape of the steering wheel locking device. Multiple packages can be stacked such that portions of adjacent steering wheel locks nest partially within one another and reduce otherwise wasted space between adjacent packages.03-14-2013
20120222982LABEL, PACKAGING, USE OF AN ADHESIVE LABEL AND METHOD OF PROVIDING A TEST SAMPLE - It is provided a label for attaching on a packaging, particularly for cosmetical and/or pharmaceutical products, comprising a packaging label with a machine-readable identification code, particularly an EAN-barcode, and a cover label covering at least partially the identification code for rendering the identification code machine-unreadable, wherein the cover label is adapted for irreversibly damaging the identification code. Due to the cover label the identification code is machine-unreadable, so that a scanner cash register would not accept a packaging provided with this label and a resale is prevented. Since the identification code would be irreversibly damaged by the cover label, the identification code stays machine-unreadable even when the cover label is removed. The risk for an unauthorized resale of a packaging can be reduced in a facilitated manner.09-06-2012
20120222981PACKAGE CONTAINING A WINDOW AND A PERFORMANCE CHARACTERISTIC INDICATOR - A package including a container that has a layer having an interior surface and an exterior surface. The layer forms an interior space, and the container has a first window only on a portion of a first side of the exterior surface. The container has in the interior space a plurality of absorbent articles that are the same type. Each absorbent article has a thickness and substantially the same absorbent capacity, and each absorbent article is individually wrapped in a wrapper. The exterior surface of the container has a first signal color corresponding to the absorbent capacity, and each of the wrappers have a second signal color corresponding to the absorbent capacity, the second signal color being a same hue but a different intensity than the first signal color. In addition, at least a portion of the thickness of at least one of the absorbent articles can be viewed through the window.09-06-2012
20110011764Combination daily reminder and holder for medicinals - A product or device for holding medicinals, and serving as a convenient daily reminder to the user to take the medicinals at prescribed periodic intervals. The device comprises a board having ridges or slots on each side, with the ridges or slots arranged in a saw-tooth configuration. Indicia are inscribed on the board to indicate to the user when each medicinal is to be taken. A length of flexible or elastic material is affixed to the board and interwoven on each side of the board along the ridges or slots to hold the medicinals in place until removed by the user.01-20-2011
20120111753SEQUENTIALLY PLACED SHIPPING AND PACKING LABEL SYSTEM - A system for providing a shipping label and a packing list on a container is provided which enables rapid and automated sequential application of a packing list and a shipping label to the container. The shipping label is configured complemental to the packing list whereby the packing list may first be adhered directly to the container and then the shipping label may be placed thereover. The shipping label may be applied over the packing list while the container moves continuously down a conveyor. The invention further includes an apparatus for sequentially applying the packing list and then the shipping label, and a method for applying the packing list and shipping label in registry.05-10-2012
20120111752PRIMARY PACKAGING AND DISPLAY THEREFOR - Primary packages configured for display and sale without secondary packaging are stacked horizontally in a product display tray. The individual primary packages may shaped to facilitate grasping by having a first surface contoured for grasping in the user's palm, and a second surface opposite the first surface with molded branding information for engagement by a portion of the user's fingers. Molded branding information may be positioned on a surface of the primary package that faces upwardly when the primary packages are positioned in the product display tray.05-10-2012
20120234715ONE-PIECE FOLDABLE CORRUGATED COOLER WITH IMPROVED LOCKING SYSTEM - A one-piece, foldable corrugated cooler includes a storage portion having a bottom panel, two side panels, two end panels, and four corner panels; two handle panels forming a lid and a two-ply handle; and at least one two-ply locking panel. The at least one two-ply locking panel is adapted to secure the lid in a closed orientation, and the at least one two-ply locking panel is integral with at least one corner panel and at least one handle panel.09-20-2012
20080296192Hanger Label - Hanger labels that include a first label segment, a second label segment, and a hanger are described. The hanger may include a hook, a first connection connecting the hook to the first label segment, and a second connection connecting the hook to the second label segment. Alternatively, the hanger may include a strap connecting first and second label segments. Containers including such hanger labels are also described.12-04-2008
20120267278METHOD AND DEVICE FOR TREATING OBJECTS WITH AT LEAST ONE TREATMENT AGENT IN A HOUSEHOLD DEVICE, SAID HOUSEHOLD DEVICE, ASSOCIATED PACKAGING AND A DOSING DEVICE - A method for treating objects with at least one treatment agent in a household device includes the step of operating a first part of an identification system to identify data of a second part of the identification system, the data of the second part of the identification system comprising information on a dosing device operable to dose the treatment agent, and the data of the second part of the identification system being associated with a packaging for the dosing device. The method also includes the further step of adapting a treatment of objects by the household device or a dosing of the treatment agent based upon the identified data.10-25-2012
20110031149DOSING CONTAINER - A dosing container comprising a floor; a sidewall extending from said floor; indicia disposed on said container, whereby said indicia indicates a desired volume of an additive fluid by which said container must be filled, as a function of a characteristic of a targeted item, at least one dimension of the container, and a desired effect at said target item when the additive fluid is applied to the target item.02-10-2011
20080289987Disposable containers package - A disposable containers package includes a plurality of identical disposable containers, and an identification arrangement. Each of the disposable containers has a container body defining a receiving cavity. The identification arrangement includes a plurality of identification badges formed on main container bodies of the disposable containers respectively, wherein each of the identification badges contains a unique identification element formed on the corresponding identification badge for uniquely identifying the corresponding disposable container so as to render each of the disposable containers recognizable by several users thereof through the unique identification element.11-27-2008
20100200451PRINTING PLASTIC CONTAINERS WITH DIGITAL IMAGES - A plastic container having curved surfaces and digital printing is disclosed. An embodiment of the container provides a hollow plastic container including a multiple color, single-cured digital image on a first curved surface having a non-constant radius of curvature, and a second curved surface having a non-constant radius of curvature that is spaced from the first curved surface, such that the first and second curved surfaces are on opposed surfaces.08-12-2010
20110155605Apo-2 ligand - A novel cytokine, designated Apo-2 ligand, which induces mammalian cell apoptosis is provided. The Apo-2 ligand is believed to be a member of the TNF cytokine family. Compositions including Apo-2 ligand chimeras, nucleic acid encoding Apo-2 ligand, and antibodies to Apo-2 ligand are also provided. Methods of using Apo-2 ligand to induce apoptosis and to treat pathological conditions such as cancer, are further provided.06-30-2011
20110278190SYSTEM AND METHOD TO COMMUNICATE DRAIN CLEANING BENEFITS TO CONSUMERS - A packaging system for a liquid drain clog remover, the packaging system having: (a) a container; and (b) a product label. The product label includes indicia depicting at least three steps in a drain clog removal process. The three steps may be selected from the group consisting of: an initialization step, an activation step, a contact step, and a removal step.11-17-2011
20110278191Container for Improved Beverage Identification System and Method of Use Thereof - A system and method for dispensing a beverage into a container are provided. The system includes a liquid dispensing machine having a dispensing area capable of receiving a container, and a scanner adjacent to the dispensing area for use with the container. The container is capable of being placed in the dispensing area and includes an annular barcode indicia extending around an exterior surface of the container and centered around a generally vertical axis of the container. The scanner can read the annular barcode indicia when the container is placed in the dispensing area at any rotational orientation relative to the scanner.11-17-2011
20130020223INSULATED BEVERAGE HOLDER - A thermally insulating beverage holder that is easily customizable to include graphics, text, and/or photographs. The beverage holder comprises a lid, a base, a spine piece, and sleeve. The lid and base elements may be removably joined by the spine piece which holds the two elements in place and provides the proper spacing. The ends of the sleeve may be inserted into slots on either side of the spine piece with the lid and base fitting over the top and bottom edges of the sleeve, respectively. When the lid, base, spine piece, and sleeve are assembled, they define an interior cavity where a beverage container may be inserted.01-24-2013
20110120897DIAPER PACKAGING - A diaper packaging comprising a container and disposable diapers packaged therein, wherein: the disposable diaper is folded back at a fold line; a first marking which represents a size of the disposable diaper or a third marking which represents a classification of an absorptive capacity of the disposable diaper is provided on an outside of the fold line; the disposable diaper are stacked so that the fold lines face in a same direction; the container has an openable part formed on a side to which the fold lines face; a second marking which represents the size of the disposable diaper or a fourth marking which represents the classification of the absorptive capacity of the disposable diaper is provided on the container; and the first marking and the second marking are indicated in a same color, or the third marking and the fourth marking are indicated in a same color.05-26-2011
20100170819BOTTLE BAND - An elastic band for attachment to a water bottle or the like with indicia to aid the owner of the water bottle to identify the bottle.07-08-2010
20110284416Multipurpose container - The Multipurpose container invention is a simple, safe, and convenient holder primarily to provide a consistent location to store a wireless cell phone earpiece up on the vertical edge of the vehicle dash when it is not on the driver's ear. The primary benefit is to reduce driver distraction that results when the driver has to search to locate the earpiece when needed and secondly to provide a safe place to avoid damage to the earpiece while stored due to comingling with other objects or under other objects on the console, or in the console, or in a purse. Other featured benefits provided by the invention are a pen holder, a storage cup for gum or lip moisturizer or similar items, a trash bag hanger pedestal extension to clean up the trash items on the console, and a round promotional advertising surface for the seller or the user to customize.11-24-2011
20110297573Bottle having identification structure - A bottle includes a housing having a chamber for receiving a fluid, and one or more identification members formed on the housing for being marked by a user, the identification members are formed on the neck portion of the housing for being easily and suitably or selectively reached and depressed or marked by the users, and each include an upwardly curved or protruded structure having a mark formed on the identification member for identifying purposes, the mark is selected from geographic figures, symbols, alphabetical letters, or digital numbers, or the like for identifying the bottle and for preventing the bottle from being used by the others.12-08-2011
20120012489Packaging Article and Device - In one example, we describe a new structure and shape for the packaging objects, for storage, display, and transportation. For example, it can be helpful for the consumers to test/examine/try-before-buy the object(s). It has an opening/closing mechanism, for the object to be secure inside that packaging, without destroying the merchandise or packaging (by the consumer at the store), so that it can be redisplayed on the shelf (at the store), again. Many examples and variations are given here.01-19-2012
20110139659Absorbent Article Comprising A Synthetic Polymer Derived From A Renewable Resource And Methods Of Producing Said Article - An absorbent article is disclosed having a topsheet, a backsheet joined with the topsheet, an absorbent core disposed between the topsheet and the backsheet, and a synthetic superabsorbent polymer derived from a first renewable resource via at least one intermediate compound, wherein said superabsorbent polymer exhibits a defined Saline Flow Conductivity value and Absorption Against Pressure value. Alternately, an absorbent article is disclosed having a synthetic polyolefin derived from a first renewable resource via at least one intermediate compound. The synthetic polyolefin exhibits defined performance characteristics making the polyolefin particularly useful in certain components of the absorbent article. Methods for making the aforementioned absorbent articles are also disclosed.06-16-2011
20110139656Package With Indicative Windows - A package includes an outer structure that defines an internal space. The package includes a window in the outer structure having a window perimeter shape. The package includes a product located in the internal space. The product defines a product silhouette and the window perimeter shape is indicative of the product silhouette.06-16-2011
20110290694ORAL FILM DOSAGE FORM HAVING INDICIA THEREON - The present invention relates to rapidly dissolving edible film dosage form incorporating indicia. The indicia may correspond to an active ingredient that may be evenly distributed throughout the film. The indicia may be associated with at least one surface of the film composition and provide information to the consumer that is relevant to the edible film dosage form.12-01-2011
20100006464CUSTOMIZABLE GIFT BOX - An improved label assembly for a customizable gift box has a face sheet including a carrier portion, a label, and a tearable line of separation between the carrier portion and the label, and a back sheet removably joined to the face sheet. At least one removable appendage present in the carrier portion includes a first relatively narrow edge, a second relatively wider edge, and S-shaped side edges joining the first and second edges. The removal appendage can be applied to the sidewalls of a box blank to maintain the edges of the sidewalls on an adjacent position during installation of the label. The back sheet can also be provided with one or more foldable index tabs to help position the box relative to the label assembly during installation of the label.01-14-2010
20130020221Container Identification Bands Storage Device - A transportable device which stores identification bands used to identify one container from a group of similar containers. Identification bands can be removed from the storage device and placed on a container such as a water bottle or beverage can. The user can remove the identification band from the container and store the band on the device for future use.01-24-2013
20080308444PACKAGING SYSTEM AND METHOD OF ALERTING A PRACTITIONER - A packaging system includes a container having a closed end, an open end, a longitudinal axis running through the closed end and the open end, and an outer surface, a closure assembly fitted to the open end of the container and having an access port, and a detachable cap disposed over the access port. The system also includes a label disposed about the container, the label having a first region angled relative to the longitudinal axis, the first region consisting essentially of a name of a product. A method of alerting a practitioner to contents of a container is also provided.12-18-2008
20090188826Colored Coding System For Packaging Materials - A color-coded packaging system is provided where a set of different colors are selected with each color designated to signify a varying feature of a product such as a dimensions of a pouch for receiving instruments for sterilization. Printed information or indicia printed on that pouch are printed in a colored ink designating the size of that pouch. Multiple pouches of the same size are packaged in boxes which have information or indicia printed thereon in the same color so that the size of box contents can be readily determined by the color of the printing thereon. The storage area can also include designated color coded areas for placement of like colored boxes. The color coding of the storage area, the boxes and the content of boxes provides for easy selection of a desired product as a means for a quick visual inventory.07-30-2009
20090152154Reusable tote bag for accepting shopping information - The present invention is directed to a reusable tote bag for accepting shopping information. The tote bag includes a collapsible bag body with an outside surface that defines a pliant dry erase canvas that with multiple, permanent indicators corresponding to merchandise items; or blanks for accepting item names or designations. Attached to the bag body is a handle assembly to allow a user to transport the bag body by hand. Alternative embodiments of the bag body may include an outer side surface that defines a sheet sheath with a substantially translucent exterior surface. Within the sheath fits a reinforced dry erase merchandise insert sheet. Upon the sheet are multiple permanent indicators corresponding to merchandise items.06-18-2009
20090095648CUP LABELING SYSTEM - An apparatus and a system for affixing a label to a cup, bottle and/or container is provided. The apparatus and system may allow for affixing a pre-printed label having a plurality of colors and indicia thereon to a cup whereby the label may be viewed as integral part to the cup itself. The preprinting of the labeling prior to the affixation of the cup insures consistency and uniformity of the indicia thereon. Additionally, the printing of the label prior to affixing it to the cup may allow the printer to ensure proper angles of the indica prior to the application of the label onto the desired cup apparatus. Moreover, the present invention may allow for the peeling away of a portion of the label to review the outside edge of the receiving cup/container.04-16-2009
20090045092Packaging decorated with a 3-D bouquet of miniature mulberry paper flowers - This invention is a design for packaging (boxes or paper bags). The packaging is decorated with a bouquet of miniature mulberry paper flowers on the cover or side of the packaging. The miniature mulberry paper flowers can be roses, calla-lilies, daisies, rosebuds, lotuses, dahlia, poinsettias, gypsos, leaves, sunflowers, chrysanthemums, flat flowers, star flowers, tulips and decorating flowers. These flowers can be of different sizes or colors. The arrangement of the flowers' wires along the main stem's wire of the focal flower chosen allows for a 3-D arrangement. The flowers are arranged in the format of a fresh bouquet of flowers done by a western floral designer. This bouquet of flowers is glued onto the packaging box from the underside of the bouquet. There is the possibility of uncountable permutations of miniature bouquets of flowers. The flowers are bought ready-made from the internet.02-19-2009
20100122929ARRAY OF CONSUMER ARTICLES HAVING VARYING FUNCTIONALITY - An array of consumer articles, the array having: (i) a first consumer article and (ii) a second consumer article. The first consumer article and the second consumer article have varying functionality. The first consumer article and the second consumer article also have a first packaging and a second packaging, the packaging for the first consumer article and the packaging for the second consumer article also have indicia. The indicia on the first packaging and the indicia on the second packaging are coordinating. The first consumer article is selected from the group consisting of: disposable dishes and disposable flatware.05-20-2010
20090294318BUCKET - A bucket and a method of using a bucket are provided. In one example, the bucket may include a side wall and bottom wall together defining a cavity for receiving contents such as solids and liquids. The bucket also includes a pour handle coupled to the side wall, a pour spout defined in the side wall opposite the pour handle, a carrying handle rotatably connected to the side wall, a portion of the side wall being translucent to allow a user to view the contents or a shadow of the contents of the bucket, and a plurality of volume indicators on the side wall for assisting a user with determining the quantity of the contents within the bucket. In some constructions, the plurality of volume indicators may be positioned on the translucent portion of the side wall.12-03-2009
20090294317Collapsible insulating sleeves for multi-container packages - Insulators for multi-container packages and products including multi-container insulators are disclosed. In some embodiments, beverage insulators include sleeves of resilient insulating material which can be slid over multi-container beverage packages. The sleeves can tend to conform to the periphery of the package and can collapse toward the remainder of the package when a container is removed from the package. The insulator can include a panel attached to an end of the sleeve and defining an opening through which the package can be grasped. The inside of the sleeve can include a scuff guard. A flap can be attached to an open end of the sleeve to cover the multi-container package. The insulator can be dimensioned to hold a four, six, twelve, eighteen, or twenty-four container package. Methods of advertising using multi-container beverage insulators are also disclosed. Some methods include using multi-container beverage insulators for advertising.12-03-2009
20110203961SAVINGS SHOPPING BAG - A reusable shopping bag comprising: a body portion; a pair of handles, where each is placed on each side of the body portion; an inner compartment, where said inner compartment provides for placement of items; and an UPC code on the outer surface of the bag. In one particular embodiment, the body portion may be made of a washable reusable material, where the washable reusable material may be hemp, canvas or cotton. The UPC code enables a shopper to receive discounts on items in the inner compartment as part of an advantage shopping club for a participating retailer.08-25-2011
20120292218SHRINK SLEEVE LABELED EPS FOAM CONTAINER - A food or beverage container may include an open-ended expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam body and a shrink sleeve film label. The shrink sleeve film label may be made of a material which may enable a high quality design to be displayed on the outside of the EPS foam body. A heating source may be applied to the shrink sleeve film label to fit the label to the EPS foam body. The shrink sleeve film label may be affixed to the EPS foam body using an adhesive. The EPS foam body, the shrink sleeve film label, and/or the adhesive may comprise compostable or recyclable materials, such that the entire food or beverage container may be compostable or recyclable.11-22-2012
20110266183VARIABLE DISPLAY - A package includes an outer structure and a variable display. The variable display includes a display band and a main band. The display band is rotatably connected with the main band and has a first display face and a second display face. The display band is joined to the outer structure via an anchor. The main band extends around the outer structure and is moveable from a first vertical position to a second vertical position. The first display face is visible and the second display face is concealed in the first position. The first display face is concealed and the second display face is visible in the second position. The vertical movement of the main band along the outer structure rotates the display band.11-03-2011
20110005956Sample Reservoir Kits with Disposable Liners - A liquid sample or liquid reagent reservoir kit employs a reusable reservoir base and disposable liners made of a clear transparent plastic material. Graduation marks are located on the sidewall surface of the basin in the reusable reservoir base, and are calibrated to measure liquid volumes in a disposable liner placed within the reusable reservoir base. The transparency of the clear disposable liner allows the liquid volume graduation marks on the sidewall of the basin in the reusable base to be observed through the disposable liner. The disposable liners are configured so that the liners can also be used as a cover. The geometry of the disposable liners facilitates tight nesting of stacked liners to facilitate shipping as well as storage on the laboratory bench top.01-13-2011
20120067759ENERGY CURABLE OVERPRINT VARNISH AND COATED PRODUCT - An energy curable coating composition is provided for use as an overprint varnish on cellulosic, polymeric and metal substrates. The coating composition includes an epoxy acrylate, a triacrylate, and optionally, a diacrylate. The coating composition is applied to a substrate and cured by radiation to form a thermoformable protective coating. The coated substrate may then be thermoformed into a shaped food package or article.03-22-2012
20110220527SEALABLE APPARATUS WITH DATA- AND ENERGY TRANSMISSION THROUGH ELECTROMAGNETIC INDUCTION - The invention relates to the transmission of data and energy to sealed elements of sealable apparatus. To do so, the invention proposes the use of two antennas for electromagnetic induction. The non-cabled transmission of data and energy makes possible a random allocation of sealed elements into a plurality of receiving apparatus.09-15-2011
20090050504Array of Spatially Separated Wipes Products - An array of wipes products that includes two or more different packages of wipes products displayed in different areas of a retail environment. The wipes products include wipes containers, which have functional and/or structural features tailored to children in a particular stage of development. The wipes containers in the array are structurally and/or functionally different from each other. The wipes products include substantially the same kind of wipe and may include a common source identifier.02-26-2009
20110139658Absorbent Article Comprising A Synthetic Polymer Derived From A Renewable Resource And Methods Of Producing Said Article - An absorbent article is disclosed having a topsheet, a backsheet joined with the topsheet, an absorbent core disposed between the topsheet and the backsheet, and a synthetic superabsorbent polymer derived from a first renewable resource via at least one intermediate compound, wherein said superabsorbent polymer exhibits a defined Saline Flow Conductivity value and Absorption Against Pressure value. Alternately, an absorbent article is disclosed having a synthetic polyolefin derived from a first renewable resource via at least one intermediate compound. The synthetic polyolefin exhibits defined performance characteristics making the polyolefin particularly useful in certain components of the absorbent article. Methods for making the aforementioned absorbent articles are also disclosed.06-16-2011
20110139657Absorbent Article Comprising A Synthetic Polymer Derived From A Renewable Resource And Methods Of Producing Said Article - An absorbent article is disclosed having a topsheet, a backsheet joined with the topsheet, an absorbent core disposed between the topsheet and the backsheet, and a synthetic superabsorbent polymer derived from a first renewable resource via at least one intermediate compound, wherein said superabsorbent polymer exhibits a defined Saline Flow Conductivity value and Absorption Against Pressure value. Alternately, an absorbent article is disclosed having a synthetic polyolefin derived from a first renewable resource via at least one intermediate compound. The synthetic polyolefin exhibits defined performance characteristics making the polyolefin particularly useful in certain components of the absorbent article. Methods for making the aforementioned absorbent articles are also disclosed.06-16-2011
20090084701Unique identifying device for a beverage container - The invention provides a unique identifying device that differentiates identical or similar beverage containers. A stirrer from a set of stirrers, each with its own design, is placed inside a beverage glass or cup to enable users to determine which beverage among many in use is theirs. In the case of cans, bottles, boxes, or pouches, a unique band from a set of bands, each with its own design, is placed around the outside of the container to enable users to distinguish their beverage from others that are in the same type of container. The preferred composition of the stirrer is plastic, and the preferred composition of the band is a stretchable material. The invention has the advantage of being quick and easy to use, and is inexpensive enough to be disposable. It is an object of the invention to identify individual beverage containers using a unique identifying device.04-02-2009
20090211936Method and device for serving skewered food - A device is disclosed for suspending one or more loaded kabob skewers in a vertical position above a dining plate or similar utensil, thus providing a method for directly serving food prepared on a skewer without first separately having to remove it from that skewer.08-27-2009
20100200452Method and apparatus for covering a container - A method and apparatus for covering and identifying a container utilizing a thin film material and a frame. The thin film material covers a through hole in the frame and has a perforation that defines an outer detaching surface an inner covering surface commensurate with the container opening. The method comprises the steps of attaching the thin film material to a frame having the through hole; disposing the frame onto an open top surface of the container; depressing a portion of the frame to detach the thin-film from the frame along the perforation and further sliding the frame coaxially to circumscribe the base of the container where it identifies information about the container.08-12-2010
20100200450SHOPPING BAG SYSTEM - A shopping bag system includes several different types of shopping bags for carrying different types of products, such as different types of groceries. For example, insulated bags, tall bags, medium bags, and wide bags may be provided, each customized to accommodate types of items for transport. Each bag is collapsible, easily stored in any one of the other bags, labeled (on the front and on the side as an index label in the stored position), and easily identified and selected for use in the packing and transport of similar types of items. The bags are then efficiently carried into the ideal location of the home for unloading in an organized and efficient manner.08-12-2010
20090242447SMART EVIDENCE AND BAGGAGE SYSTEM - A closable bag for use in storing items removed from injured, ill, or deceased persons. The bag is suitably of flexible, plastic. The bag has a bag mouth area providing an opening to the bag, a detachable segment disposed in the mouth area and having an aperture and having a bar code number on an exterior surface of the detachable segment, a bag main portion having a recordation area on an exterior surface of the bag main portion and having a corresponding bar code number on an exterior surface of the bag main portion, a closure member in the bag main portion and near the bag mouth area, and a perforated tear strip disposed between the closure member and the opening to the bag mouth area. Also, a kit including a container for storing one or more of the bags. Also, a method for storing personal items, removed from injured and/or ill persons, or from deceased persons, in one or more of the bags.10-01-2009
20090242446Attachment of an RFID tag to a container - A container includes a container body having a sidewall and an end wall extending across the sidewall and closing an end of the container body. A retainer is received on the container body with a central portion of the retainer adjacent to the end wall of the container body and a flexible edge portion of the retainer engaging the sidewall of the container body at an angle to resist removal of the retainer away from the end wall. An RFID tag is disposed between the central portion of the retainer and the end wall of the container body. The retainer and the RFID tag may be disposed outside of the container body interior, but more preferably are disposed within the container body interior. The retainer preferably is imperforate, and the edge portion of the retainer preferably is in continuous peripheral contact with the container sidewall to seal the RFID tag from the container interior. In a preferred implementation, the container body is a molded plastic prescription vial having an annular sidewall, and the retainer is in continuous annular contact with the interior surface of the container sidewall to seal the RFID tag from the container interior.10-01-2009
20090261012WASH BUCKET WITH INTEGRAL MEASURING - A wash bucket for use with detergent and water to ensure that the detergent and water are mixed in a predetermined ratio. The wash bucket has a cup within the wash bucket cavity. In some embodiments the cup is attached to the wash bucket structure and not easily removed by hand. In other embodiments the cup is removably attached to the wash bucket structure. A proper detergent to water ratio is achieved by filling the cup to a point indicated on the cup and then filling the wash bucket to a point indicated on the wash bucket.10-22-2009
20120193259METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR LABELED TOILETRIES - One embodiment of a unique method of enabling hotels to provide visually impaired patrons the ability to use all toiletries typically found in a hotel bathroom is envisioned. Said method involves supplying a hotel with an assortment of all toiletries the hotel would need to fully stock their bathrooms in a visually impaired toiletry kit. Such a visually impaired toiletry kit would ensure that all hotel guests benefit equally from complementary conditioners, shampoos and other accompaniments supplied as a courtesy by the hotel.08-02-2012
20090261013Cyclic-activity tracking and reminder system - A cyclic-activity tracking and reminder system includes a tray with a periphery defining regions with the planar base being common to all such regions. Informative indicia indicating a particular cyclically-occurring time period is coupled to each of the regions.10-22-2009
20100147726PACKAGING WITH IMPROVED WATER VAPOUR PERMEABILITY - Packaging means made of plastic, in particular for a free-flowing or pourable surfactant-containing and/or bleach-containing material, for example, a detergent or cleaning powder, comprising a base, top and body, wherein the packaging means has a water vapor permeability level >15 g/(m06-17-2010
20080230424System for communicating benefits of a product and/or product array - Systems for communicating benefits of a product and/or a product array to consumers comprise product(s) having a number of claimed benefits releasably contained in a package(s). At least a portion of the package is shaped like the integer representing the number of claimed benefits and the package has at least one label comprising indicia of the number of claimed benefits.09-25-2008
20100193390CONTAINER WITH RELIEF DECORATIONS - A container comprising a base and a top in which a mouth is provided, said base and said top being joined by at least one lateral wall, said lateral wall presenting at least one first region carrying a relief decoration and a second region intended to carry printing.08-05-2010
20100193389PACKAGING WITH IML BARRIER FILM IN COMBINATION WITH AN OXYGEN SCAVENGER - The invention relates to a packaging article for containing and holding food products, which article comprises barrier means for limiting permeability of oxygen through the article and into the one or more chambers, where the packaging article comprises oxygen scavenging means (08-05-2010
20100213092Methods and Apparatus for Prepaid Card Packaging and Activation - Techniques for providing cost effective and tamper evident prepaid card packaging are described. By forming a tear strip in a panel of the prepaid card packaging and aligning an activation bar code or other indicia on the card with the tear strip when mounting the card within the packaging, the security of the activation indicia can be maintained until after purchase. After purchase, access can be achieved by tearing away the tear strip and the card can be activated in a secure manner. Because the activation indicia is maintained secure until after purchase, if desired a single number, for example, a card account number can be used to identify both the card account and to activate the card.08-26-2010
20100252473System and Method of Labeling and Identifying the Contents within a Sterilization Case - The system contains at least two elongated feet attached to a wall of the sterilization case. Each of the feet is approximately parallel to the wall of the sterilization case and attached to the wall. At least one leg is integral with the each of the elongated feet. At least one retaining element extends from each of the legs.10-07-2010
20100252474Labels With Multiple Designs For Prescription Containers - A system for labels that are positioned on a pharmaceutical container. The system can vary the choices for design and size of the labeling with respect to several types of container in which pharmaceuticals are positioned. The system increases the readability of information positioned on the pharmaceutical container by coordinating a label to the type and size of the container.10-07-2010
20110056860SYSTEM FOR THE IDENTIFICATION OF DIFFERENT FASTENING ELEMENTS - A system for identification of different fastening elements used for connecting of components of a unit to be assembled has a receptacle to receive different fastening elements which differ from each other with regard to shape and/or size and/or material and are coordinated to the components which are respectively to be connected so that the number of fastening elements which are able to be received by the receptacle corresponds at least to the number of connection sites on the components, a housing which serves to receive the receptacle, and identification elements to display the individual charging position of a fastening element in the receptacle.03-10-2011
20110100852Container for beverages - A container for beverages has a hollow container body having an outer surface with circumferentially extending recess, an additional element removably insertable in the recess, and a retaining element formed as a transparent or translucent band which circumferentially outwardly surrounds the additional element and holds the latter in the recess of the outer surface of the hollow container body, and the band element is removable so that the additional element can be removed from the recess, and if needed, replaced by a new additional element.05-05-2011
20100200449Product identification system for persons with limited vision - A method of facilitating the identification of portable consumer articles at a point of purchase display, the method including the steps of: providing a plurality of portable consumer articles each with tactilely sensible information thereon that identifies at least one of: a) a general nature of the article and/or its contents; and b) a provider of the article; and displaying the plurality of articles at the point of purchase display in a manner that allows potential consumers to lift and handle each of the plurality of articles so as to thereby readily determine through tactile sensing of the information at least one of: a) the general nature of the handled article and/or its contents; and b) the provider of the handled article.08-12-2010
20090266736CONTAINER HAVING AN IDENTIFICATION DEVICE MOLDED THEREIN AND METHOD OF MAKING SAME - A blow molded container includes an identification device at least partially embedded in a wall of the container. The container has a bottom wall having a periphery and a concave shape that extends generally inwardly into the container and a sidewall surrounding the bottom wall and extending generally upwardly from the periphery. A capsule is at least partially embedded in one of the bottom wall and the sidewall and an identification device is completely enclosed within the capsule. An entire exterior surface of the capsule is surrounded by one of the bottom wall and the sidewall of the container.10-29-2009
20090071857Content labeling of food products - A food label includes a food product portion providing indicia of a nutritional composition of a food product, with aspects of the indicia being coded to match aspects of a program recommendation portion of the food label.03-19-2009
20100294690PACKAGE DISPLAYING A HOLISTIC MESSAGE - A package for storing and/or displaying products. The array has at least a first package. The first package has an inner side and on outer side. The outer side has a top portion and a bottom portion. The top portion has a foliage. The foliage has a foliage area. The bottom portion has a first fruit and a second fruit. The second fruit is stacked upon a first fruit.11-25-2010
20100300914Container for beverages - A container for beverages has a hollow container body, having an outer surface with a recess, and an additional element which is removably insertable in said recess and held in said recess.12-02-2010
20100236961DEMONSTRATIVE METHODS FOR PAPER TOWEL PRODUCTS - Demonstrative methods for test substrates such as paper towel products, and more particularly, methods for demonstrating surface cleaning performance of the test substrate product or performance differences between two or more test substrates, are provided. Further, paper towel product packages and marketing articles that evidence surface cleaning performance of a test substrate and/or performance differences between test substrates, are also provided.09-23-2010
20110024321PRINTED PACKAGING - High visual impact plastic packaging is described as well as methods for producing such packaging. Sealing portions of a package to each other in an interwoven manner is described. Printing on multiple surfaces of a package to obtain appealing visual effects is described. Methods of sealing plastic packages are described, including some that use heat sealing techniques. Plasticized or laminated paperboard materials can be used, as well as plastic materials such as mineral-based materials, polylactic acid, and recycled and/or recyclable polyurethane.02-03-2011
20110024320DRINK MIXING DEVICE - A drink mixing glass which is graduated in a manner uniquely adapted to provide a prescribed volume of a drink mixture while compensating for the presence of water in the mixture attributable to the melting of ice which normally occurs during the drink mixing process. In an exemplary embodiment of the present invention, the graduations included on the mixing glass are adapted to facilitate the pouring of one or more martinis which are each of a volume of approximately seven ounces, inclusive of the presence of water from ice which melts during the drink mixing process.02-03-2011
20120031794PROCESS FOR PRODUCING BICOLOURED ALUMINIUM CONTAINERS - The invention concerns an aluminium container (02-09-2012
20110017625Cubic eco-package for liquid products with finger engageable pull - A cubic container for a liquid product having a generally square base joined to four sides which extend upwardly to join a generally square top defines an internal volume of a generally cubic container body. A portion of one corner of the container and a pass through aperture defines a generally vertical handle. The handle having a hollow interior which communicates with the internal volume of the container has an external surface configured to be grasped by a hand located in the pass through aperture. An opening in the top of the cubic container body provides a passage through which the liquid product can be poured. A cap releasably sealably engages the opening to close the cubic container.01-27-2011
20100133138DRIP TRAY - A drip tray (06-03-2010
20100133137EXPANDABLE COOLER SLEEVE - A sleeve for encircling a conventional ice chest provides opposed panels for supporting indicia. The first end of each of the panels are interconnected with a first expandable member and the second end of each of the panels are interconnected with a second expandable member. Upon mounting of the sleeve on the ice chest, the expandable members are expanded and subsequently contract about the ice chest to retain the sleeve in place. Openings in the first and second expandable members accommodate pass through of handles attached to the ice chest. Because of the first and second expandable members, the sleeve can be mounted on ice chests of different girth and yet be retained in place.06-03-2010
20110042255DEVICE AND METHOD FOR DISPENSING A BEVERAGE AND IMAGING CONTRAST AGENT - A device and method are provided for storing a prefilled liquid beverage, receiving an oral contrast imaging agent that is mixed with the prefilled liquid beverage, and dispensing a resulting beverage/oral contrast imaging agent mixture. The device has a body defining a chamber for storing the prefilled liquid beverage. A closure is movable between a closed position for sealing the prefilled liquid in the chamber, and an open position for (i) introducing the oral contrast imaging agent into the chamber for mixture with the prefilled liquid beverage, and (ii) dispensing the beverage/oral contrast imaging agent mixture. The device may include first graduations, a time scale and second graduations. The body defines a substantially smooth, axially extending patient information surface including thereon a plurality of marking spaces and respective patient information indicia associated with each marking space for marking thereon information relating to a respective patient.02-24-2011
20120145579LABEL, METHODS OF APPLYING AND USING A LABEL, AND A DRUG DELIVERY SYSTEM USING A DOSAGE LABEL - A label for a container is provided that includes a bottom layer. The bottom layer backside includes an adhesive adapted to attach the bottom layer to the container, and the bottom layer frontside includes at least two separate printed information sets. Each printed information set is applicable to a respective distinct user group. The label also includes a top layer that is attached to the frontside of the bottom layer. The top layer includes window cut-outs that include a flap rotatable around an attached edge to expose the bottom layer frontside beneath the flap. Each flap is aligned with the corresponding printed information on the bottom layer frontside. Each window cut-out includes on the frontside printed information identifying the distinct user group corresponding to the printed information beneath the respective window cut-out. A container including a label is provided, and methods of attaching a label to a container are provided.06-14-2012
20110079528OLIGONUCLEOTIDE COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR TREATING DISEASE INCLUDING INFLAMMATORY CONDITIONS - The invention relates to therapeutic antisense oligonucleotides directed against genes coding for phosphodiesterase (PDEs) and the use of these in combination. These antisense oligonucleotides may be used as analytical tools and/or as therapeutic agents in the treatment of disease associated with reduced cellular cAMP in a patient, such as inflammatory diseases of the respiratory tract including, for example, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), acute respiratory distress syndrome, bronchitis, chronic bronchitis, silicosis, pulmonary fibrosis, lung allograft rejection, allergic rhinitis and chronic sinusitis as well as other conditions in which an increase in cyclic AMP or a decrease in PDE levels is beneficial.04-07-2011
20110079527CONTAINER WRAP AND CONTAINER FORMED THEREWITH - A container has an upstanding sidewall with opposed outer and inner surfaces extending between a bottom, having an upper surface and a lower surface, and an opposed top formed by an upper edge encircling a first opening having a first diameter and that leads to a receptacle formed by and between the upper surface of the bottom and the inner surface of the sidewall. A sheet of thin, flexible material is applied over and across the lower surface of the bottom and the outer surface of the sidewall and over and across the upper edge of the container terminating with a peripheral extremity that extends inboard with respect to the upper edge of the container encircling a second opening having a second diameter less than the first diameter of the first opening and that leads to the receptacle and that is substantially concentric with respect to the first opening.04-07-2011
20110240502METHOD OF MARKETING FOR ABSORBENT PAPER PRODUCTS THROUGH BRANDED PRINT PACKAGING - A method of communicating benefits to a consumer of an absorbent paper product, the method having the steps of: producing an absorbent paper product wherein the absorbent paper product includes a primary benefit and packaging the absorbent paper product for retail sale. The packaging includes a primary brand logo that is associated with an absorbent paper product and a secondary brand logo that is associated with a fabric softener.10-06-2011
20090101533Container and a method for selling a liquid - A methodology 04-23-2009
20110210031RIGIID CORRUGATED EVIDENCE RETAINING ENCLOSURE WITH TAMPER EVIDENT AND COMBINED ACCESS AND RECLOSURE/RECORDAL INDICIA CAPABILITIES - A rigid and tamper evident evidence container exhibiting interconnected sides, a bottom and upwardly extending and inter-foldable flaps for sealing and holding items of evidence in a secure and documentation verifiable fashion. The rigid and corrugated material exhibits either waterproof/non-fluid absorbent or fluid absorbent properties and is particularly suited for use by law enforcement personnel in the collection of evidence for criminal prosecution. Access and tamper-evident resealing structure is located along at least one facing side of the rigid material to allow for documentable re-entry of a pre-sealed container. The tamper-evident resealing structure includes a corrugated punch out section for establishing access to previously tagged evidence, combined with an over sized rigid or flexible patch with a tacky application surface for establishing secure re-closure of the opening. An outside face of the patch exhibits indicia recordable information fields for documenting the particulars of the re-entry and subsequent tamper evident-resealing event.09-01-2011
20110240501Cell Culture Medium Container Assembly - A light sensitive media packaging with unique shrink-wrap light protection label that works as a light barrier to protect media from light damage.10-06-2011
20100038273Sleeve, system and/or method for concealing a surface of a container - A sleeve, a system and/or a method conceal a surface of a container for providing privacy to prescription pharmaceutical containers and for providing additional space for displaying advertisements therefrom. The sleeve has at least one rib to slidably receive and frictionally attach the sleeve to the container. When attached to the container, the sleeve conceals a label of the container and/or contents of the container. The rib allows air flow between the sleeve and the container. The sleeve may be labeled with an advertisement and/or other indicia. The sleeve has a base and functions as a cup to assist a user with taking, mixing and/or measuring the contents of the container after removing the sleeve from the container.02-18-2010
20080308443PACKAGING SYSTEM AND METHOD OF USE - A packaging system includes a container having a closed end, an open end, a longitudinal axis running through the closed end and the open end, and an outer surface, a closure assembly fitted to the open end of the container and having an access port, and a detachable cap disposed over the access port. The system also includes a label disposed about the container, the label having first and second sections separated by a perforated boundary. The first section of the label is attached at least in part to the outer surface of the container and extends between the closed end and the perforated boundary. The second section extends at least between the perforated boundary and the cap. A method of using the system is also provided.12-18-2008
20110073512CONTAINER, IN PARTICULAR BOTTLE WITH AN IDENTIFICATION ELEMENT FOR ALIGNING THE SAME - The invention relates to a container (03-31-2011
20110174652DISPLAY SYSTEM, DISPLAY DEVICE, CONTAINER DISPLAY SYSTEM, CONTAINER, FILM, ARTICLE AND MOUNTING MEMBER - There is provided a display system and the like which allow the containers to be displayed with marks thereon facing a predetermined direction. The container 07-21-2011
20110094915Wrap label with patterned adhesive - A label for use on separable-lid containers, hinged-lid containers, film-lid containers, and other types of packaging. The label includes at least one primary surface and at least two ends, with a patterned adhesive applied to said ends, and is designed to wrap substantially around a container, adhering to the container only at the surfaces with patterned adhesive. The bottom side of the primary surface of the label is left free for printing, couponing, or other use.04-28-2011
20110100854BEVERAGE CAN MARKETING DEVICE - A “clean can” beverage can includes a beverage can body and a beverage can top coupled to the body. The can top is shaped to define a groove between a lower inside edge of the rim of the can top and an upper surface of the can top. A non-toxic groove cover is disposed to cover the groove along at least a portion of the groove that is located adjacent to the openable section of the can top. The groove cover prevents collection of debris in the groove. The groove allows the can top to be wiped clean without debris getting stuck in the groove by sloping upwards towards the top of the tim. The groove can also cover the rim and an upper portion of the can body. The groove cover remains in place before, during and after opening of the can and while pouring to provide a more sanitary drinking experience.05-05-2011
20120118778CONFIGURATION OF LABEL MARK ON BOTTLE WATER - The invention is related to a label mark configuration for bottle water contains a label which can wrap around the bottle body through the process adopting automatic packaging machine. The label contains a mark area and a copy layer covered with carbon powder film of dark color. The copy layer uses carbon powder film to laminate onto the back of the mark area by high frequency or hot melt lamination. Such mark configuration allows users to scribe the surface of the mark area, so the copy layer can peel off and transfer the script to the inner surface of the mark area. As a result, the mark area will show the desired symbol or pattern that can be used to distinguish from others.05-17-2012
20110147256 SECURITY DEVICE - A container to receive goods to be held securely. The container includes a hollow body with walls, and a lid with walls. A security assembly extends between one of the walls and one of the walls to provide evidence of opening and/or tamper. The security assembly includes a pair of inserts between which a tag (seal) extends that is altered if a container is opened or tampered with.06-23-2011
20110253578Package for Consumer Product - A package comprising an externally visible face. The externally visible face comprises embossed indicia, said indicia being in the shape of a droplet and having disposed thereon a relatively glossy or shiny coating. The externally visible face comprises an additional coating surrounding the indicia, the additional coating being relatively non-glossy. Or, the externally visible face comprises embossed indicia, the indicia having disposed thereon a relatively non-glossy coating. The externally visible face comprises an additional coating surrounding the indicia, the additional coating being relatively glossy or shiny.10-20-2011
20100243503MORE APPEALING PET FOOD PRODUCTS AND THEIR METHODS OF PREPARATION - Improved pet food products containing a combination of real meat, real vegetables, real grain and pasta and container systems regarding same are presented. In an embodiment, the pet food product contains a wet dog food having the appearance of food for human consumption as found in delicatessens. Thus, the pet food product is more appealing to pet owners. The product is contained in unique packaging that provides an attractive appearance and is stackable. The packaging can also be translucent or transparent so that the pet food is visible within one or more portions of the packaging. The container system can be constructed from compounds that will protect the food product from harmful ultraviolet light and make it retortable.09-30-2010
20110155607Cookware Lid-Matching System and Method - A cookware set has vessels with vessel indicia indicating size characteristics of the top openings of the specific vessels and has lids sized and configured to fit the top openings of the vessels. The lid indicia correspond to the vessel indicia making it easy for a user to match the correct lid size to a vessel selected for use.06-30-2011
20130168281MECHANICAL BARRIER RECIPIENT VERIFICATION SYSTEM - A mechanical barrier recipient verification system including a combination lock assembly having a housing carrying a combination lock mechanism. The housing forms an aperture. The lock mechanism selectively receives and captures a post inserted through the aperture. Further the lock mechanism is configured to provide combination unset and set states; unlocked and locked positions; and correctly and incorrectly entered code arrangements. Following insertion of the post into the aperture and with the lock mechanism in the locked position, the post is retained by the lock mechanism regardless of the correctly or incorrectly entered code arrangement.07-04-2013
20120199510Method of Packaging Candy for Forming Gifts and Keepsakes - A method allows candy to be sold in customized bottles to form gifts and keepsakes. The bottle and candy can be form a “pill” motif. Candy selected by the customer is placed in a bottle. The bottle appears like a pill bottle. The customer selects a label from a plurality of labels to reflect a given event, mood, or message. The message in the label can have a pill or medicine related theme. The overall product becomes a customized gift or keepsake by virtue of adding the customized label.08-09-2012
20110108447Shrink Sleeve on Bottle With Integral Dip Tube - Described is a shrink sleeve label for a fluid dispensing container having a bottle and fluid withdrawing assembly for liquids, such as liquid cleaners and the like. The bottle has an external integral dip tube formed at the bottle front surface and separated from the bottle by a partition. The integral dip tube fluidly connects to the bottle interior at a landing below the top of the bottle neck. A fluid dispensing mechanism, such as a pump or trigger-sprayer, is attached to the top of the bottle to take fluid up through the integral dip tube and dispense the fluid accordingly. The shrink sleeve label covers the bottle, the integral dip tube and the partition.05-12-2011
20110114526FOOD STORAGE BOX WITH COMPARTMENTALIZED TRAY FOR MEALS ON-THE-GO WITH BUILT IN NUTRITIONAL GUIDE AND PORTION CONTROL - The current invention is a food storage box for meals on-the-go and consists of a plastic clam shell box which houses a food tray. The food tray has a plurality of compartments or food wells to receive a variety of foods. The tray provides a visual nutritional guide using graphics and/or labels on the surface of the bottom of each food well to assist the user in packing a nutritionally balanced meal. Each food well is specifically sized to accommodate the appropriate portion sizes for specific age groups or special diets. The interior lid is fitted with a rubber over-mold which, when closed, fits snugly around each food well and around the perimeter of the tray to prevent food from mingling or leaking out of the box and therefore seals the contents of all food wells with a singular lid.05-19-2011
20110132788Films and Methods for Making Tampering Events Evident - Films and methods for making tampering events obvious are disclosed. In one embodiment, a tamper evident film includes a coating containing a first substance, and an observable change occurs when the first substance comes into contact with a second substance. In another embodiment, a tamper evident stretch wrap includes an inner portion, an outer portion, and a substance between the inner and outer portions that is adapted to escape from between the portions when the outer portion is breached. In another embodiment, a tamper evident stretch wrap includes a first layer of film having a first pattern and a second layer of film having a second pattern that overlap to form a predetermined third pattern. In yet another embodiment, a stretch wrap is exposed to ultraviolet light and checked for a change in a fluorescent signature to determine whether the stretch wrap has been breached.06-09-2011
20100294691Primary Packaging and Display Therefor - Primary packages configured for display and sale without secondary packaging are stacked horizontally in a product display tray. The consumer-facing surface of the back panel of the product display tray may contain graphics including product information provided on the primary package's principal display panel (which is typically faced towards consumers). Thus, consumers may readily view the product information provided on the principal display panel as primary packages are removed from the product display tray and principal display panels of remaining primary packages are hidden from view by one or more walls of the product display tray. The individual primary packages may be contoured specifically to inhibit lateral relative shifting while in a horizontally stacked configuration. The individual primary packages may shaped to facilitate grasping by having a first surface contoured for grasping in the user's palm, a second surface opposite the first surface with molded branding information for engagement by a portion of the user's fingers. Molded branding information may be positioned on a surface of the primary package that faces upwardly when the primary packages are positioned in the product display tray.11-25-2010
20110168596PACKAGING MATERIAL FOR PACKAGING OF CONTAINER HAVING PHOTOSENSITIVE COMPOSITION FILLED THEREIN - A packaging material for packaging a container having a photosensitive composition filled therein, which comprises a film having a transmittance of a light in a wavelength range of 200 nm to 500 nm of 5% or less and a transmittance of a light in a wavelength range of 620 nm to 940 nm of 10% or more.07-14-2011
20100116705Rotating Identification Container Band (RICB) - The Rotating Identification Container Band (RICB) comprises a circular band with an opening in its wall that fits within a containers indentation and rotates around a container (i.e. cup). This invention offers a repeatable, dynamic way to identify the user of a cup within a small group of people (i.e. the family, daycare group, etc). This is accomplished by a rotating the band that is intrinsic to a cup. As the band rotates around the cup it displays one of the defined set of colour/name indicia in bands window opening. All cups within a set are identical, which allows each and every cup to be dynamically identified by a user.05-13-2010
20110132787LOW WASTE PACKAGING - Low waste packaging for use with a consumer product includes a planar tag element of a generally rectangular configuration having front and back planar surfaces upon which advertising indicia may be printed and a cut-out into which a portion of the consumer product is received. The packaging includes first and second semi-annular ring portions that may be assembled around the consumer product when received within the cut-out and affixed to each other through the planar tag element. The method for packaging a consumer product includes receiving the consumer product within a cutout formed in a lower portion of a planar tag element; and assembling two halves of a retaining member about an upper shank of the consumer product so that annular portions of the retaining members contact the consumer product and laterally extensive tags of the retaining members sandwich the tag therebetween.06-09-2011
20120145581CONTAINER FOR PRODUCING PREDETERMINED FOOD PORTIONS - A container or pan for producing predetermined food portions is disclosed. Indicia are formed on the container at selected intervals adjacent an outer peripheral edge. A cutting blade is provided having a length substantially equivalent to a length, or a width, or a diameter of the container; or to a distance between a pair of cooperating indicia. The cutting blade is adapted to extend from the indicia on one side of the container to the indicia on another side of the container. The cutting member is placed in alignment with the respective indicia and then forced downwardly through the food. The indicia provide a guide to readily align the cutting blade for cutting the food into selected sized portions without having to measure and mark the food prior to cutting.06-14-2012
20110094914LONG-WEAR MASCARA COMPOSITIONS - A cosmetic composition for use on eyelashes and/or eyelids that includes from about 15% to about 50%, by weight, of a film former selected from the group consisting of tall oil glyceride, pentaerythrityl rosinate, glyceryl rosinate, and the hydrogenated versions and mixtures thereof. Further there is from about 0.1% to about 14%, by weight, of a colorant. In one embodiment of this invention the mascara composition comprises less than about 3.0%, preferably less than about 1.0%, even more preferably less than 0.1%, by weight, of wax and wax like components. In another embodiment, the mascara is substantially free of wax. The cosmetic composition is long lasting and has excellent wear characteristics.04-28-2011
20100059400Consumer package - A consumer package is provided having a container for holding a consumable product. The container has an outer border and at least one surface, which may be planar, curved, irregular, rigid or soft. A medium such as a preprinted pad of written or graphic material is attachable to the surface(s) of the container. Adhesive tape, banding material, glue, or perforated slots are provided for attaching or retaining the medium to the surface(s). The use of the package stimulates consumers' interest, provides entertainment and higher consumer satisfaction which translates into increased sales and a competitive advantage.03-11-2010
20110259776Packing bag with radio frequency identification function and manufacturing method thereof - The present invention is to provide a packing bag with a RFID function, which comprises a bag body, two conductive films and a RFID chip. The metal layer includes a first slot formed at a position proximate to an edge of the bag body and is used as a slot antenna. A second slot is formed between the two conductive films, and has a size capable for fixing the pins on two corresponding sides of the RFID chip onto the two conductive films respectively. The two conductive films are fixed on an external surface of an insulating layer of the bag body at a position corresponding to the first slot, such that the two conductive films can be coupled to two feed-in points of the slot antenna respectively, and the RFID chip can receive and transmit electromagnetic signals through the slot antenna (or the metal layer) accordingly.10-27-2011
20080217198Drinking cup identification method and system comprising individal identifying indicia associated with each cup in a group of identical cups so as to facilitate visual discrimation of one cup form another - According to the invention, an identification system for disposable drinking cups is provided, which system comprises an identification system for a plurality of disposable drinking cups, said drinking cups being made from plastic, plastic composites, bio-based materials, fiber-based materials or other configurable materials, each of the drinking cups being provided with a unique identifying indicia by way of selection from a plurality of indicia, said indicia being a plurality of distinct areas associated with said cup, each area being configurable from an original condition to a visibly different condition, wherein said plurality of distinct areas are depressible dimples, blisters, or other raised surfaces, and wherein depressing said distinct area configures said area to said visibly different condition and whereas each area provides a unique identifier.09-11-2008
20110186460PACKAGE CONTAINING A WINDOW AND A PERFORMANCE CHARACTERISTIC INDICATOR - A package including a container having a layer with an interior surface and an exterior surface. The layer forms an interior space. The container includes a window on only a portion of the exterior surface. The container contains within the interior space one or more absorbent articles each having substantially the same absorbent capacity. Each absorbent article is individually wrapped in a wrapper. The exterior surface of the container has a signal color corresponding to the absorbent capacity, and each of the wrappers has a substantially similar signal color in the form of a design. In addition, only a portion of the wrapper can be viewed through the window.08-04-2011
20110147257PACKAGE FOR ABSORBENT ARTICLES - The present invention aims to provide a package for absorbent articles allows the consumers to recognize at a glance principal functional information of the article displayed on the front surface of the package and thereby to be adequately informed of these principal functions. Two or more function displays on the front surface of the article package may be divided into a main-function display element and sub-function display elements wherein the main-function display element is displayed to be accentuated in comparison with the respective sub-function display elements.06-23-2011
20110147255CUSTOMIZABLE WRAPPER - A customizable wrapper for a product, such as a candy bar, including a wrapper assembly having a pair of removable edges. A face sheet of the wrapper assembly includes a printable surface and an integrated wrapper sized to cover the product on both a front and back. A back sheet of the wrapper assembly includes a removable portion at least partially overlaying the wrapper, the removable portion removable to expose an adhesive surface along the wrapper. The customized wrapper is then wrapped around the product and adhered along the exposed adhesive.06-23-2011
20100025278PRINTED PACKAGING - High visual impact plastic packaging is described as well as methods for producing such packaging. Printing on multiple surfaces of a package to obtain appealing visual effects is described. Methods of sealing plastic packages are described, including some that use heat sealing techniques. Plasticized or laminated paperboard materials can be used, as well as plastic materials such as recycled and/or recyclable polyurethane.02-04-2010
20090173654Merchandising Systems, Methods of Merchandising, and Point-Of-Sale Devices Comprising Micro-Optics Technology - A merchandising system, including: a consumer product. The merchandising system includes at least one of the consumer product, packaging for the consumer product, and advertisement material pertaining to the consumer product. At least one element of the merchandising system includes indicia and/or an image that relates, or is analogous to, an attribute and/or targeted benefit of the consumer product. At least one element of the merchandising system further includes a micro-optic structure capable of controlling the scatter of light impinging thereon so that the micro-optic structure reflects and/or transmits light in a field of view over which at least a portion of the indicia and/or image appears brighter relative to that outside the field of view.07-09-2009
20090173653Merchandising Systems, Methods of Merchandising, and Point-Of-Sale Devices Comprising Micro-Optics Technology - A merchandising system, including: a consumer product. The merchandising system includes at least one of the consumer product, packaging for the consumer product, and advertisement material pertaining to the consumer product. At least one element of the merchandising system includes indicia and/or an image that relates, or is analogous to, an attribute and/or targeted benefit of the consumer product. At least one element of the merchandising system further includes a micro-optic structure capable of controlling the scatter of light impinging thereon so that the micro-optic structure reflects and/or transmits light in a field of view over which at least a portion of the indicia and/or image appears brighter relative to that outside the field of view.07-09-2009
20110147254FOIL PACKAGING - A foil packaging for soft food masses includes a container film shape-formed into the form of an open container and a lidding film which is sealed onto the container film closing the container with a lid. The container film and lidding film are multi-layered and one of the layers is an aluminum foil, which is optionally pre-lacquered and if desired printed on and lacquer-coated on one side. The aluminum foil of the container film and the lidding film is coated with a polymer and a hot-sealing lacquer is provided on the polymer layer of the container film. The polymer, optionally coated with hot-sealing lacquer, may be situated on the sealing side of the aluminum foil of the lidding film, and a corrosion protection layer, if desired in the form of a polymer, is provided on the other side of the aluminum foil. Alternatively, the aluminum foil of the lidding film may be coated on the sealing side with hot-sealing lacquer and the polymer layer, optionally coated with hot-sealing lacquer, is situated on the other side of the aluminum foil.06-23-2011
20120145580BAG FOR STORING A THERAPEUTIC SOLUTION - The invention relates to a bag (06-14-2012
20120031795GAS PERMEABLE POLYMER LABEL FOR CONTROLLED RESPIRATION - The present document describes a label for installation over an opening of a container to be loaded with produce. The label comprises: a polymer-based film; and micro-perforations through the polymer-based film, whereby upon the polymer-based film being sealingly installed over the opening of the container, the micro-perforations controllably transfer a gaseous substance (such as oxygen and/or carbon dioxide) into or out of the container, through the label, and according to a respiration rate of the produce to be loaded in the container.02-09-2012
20120037530Drug Delivery Device - The present invention relates to a drug delivery (02-16-2012
20120145578SECURE PREPAID CARD PACKAGE ASSEMBLY - A package assembly in accordance with an example embodiment can include a first panel having a first exterior side and a first interior side, and a second panel having a second exterior side and a second interior side. The first interior side may be arranged to face the second interior side, and the first panel can be sealed to at least a portion of the second panel to define a pocket. The pocket can be configured to be of an appropriate size to accept and conceal a prepaid card. A tear strip can be provided for accessing the prepaid card concealed in the pocket. The tear strip may be accessible from either the first exterior side or the second exterior side, and the tear strip may be completely formed within an interior portion of the one of the first panel or the second panel.06-14-2012
20120305432Device and method for marking the inside of a hollow glass item - The invention relates to a device for marking the inside of a hollow glass item having at least one plunger comprising at least one raised and/or hollow pattern and a support assembly for said at least one plunger that can be moved between a first position in which the plunger is outside the item, and a second position in which the plunger is inside the item, and having radial movement means for moving said at least one plunger in a passive position spaced away from the inner surface of the side wall of the item and an active position pressed against said inner surface to imprint said at least one raised and/or hollow pattern.12-06-2012
20120305431Easy-Open Envelope - Disclosed is an easy-open envelope comprising a pocket for receiving and storing objects. The pocket further comprises a flap configured to be positioned in an open and closed position. The flap is further configured such that when positioned in a closed position, contents may not be added to or removed from the pocket. At least one of the flap interior or pocket exterior comprises an adhesive configured such that when the adhesive has been activated and the flap closed, the flap is secured to the pocket, and contents of the envelope pocket may not be accessed without destructively tearing some portion of the envelope. The easy-open envelope further comprises an embedded access device. The embedded access device is configured to permit easy access to the content of the easy-open envelope if the envelope has been sealed. A method for making the easy-open envelope is also provided.12-06-2012
20110315588AUTOMATED MEDICATION HANDLING SYSTEM - Described herein are embodiments of systems and methods for providing an automated medication handling system that can, among other things, single-dose package medications, store and dispense medications in a pharmacy, transport medications to a nursing unit or other remote location, store them at that remote location, and load them into a portable unit carried by a nurse, who may dispense the medication at a bedside.12-29-2011
20110315587CONTAINER WITH LABEL AND PRODUCTION METHOD THEREFOR - A label having a thickness of from 30 to 120 μm and a Gurley stiffness of from 5 to 40 mgf, and comprising an adhesive layer with a melting heat quantity of from 10 to 55 J/g, is adhered on a body of a container having a thickness of 50 to 130 μm, so that the direction of the label having a Gurley stiffness of from 5 to 40 mgf can correspond to the circumferential direction of the container body, by an in-mold method. Thereby, the label can be adhered with a sufficient adhesion strength and a thin container which is not deformed by the label can be provided.12-29-2011
20110315586Container And Closure - An improved container provides a container body and a closure. In some embodiments, a scooping utensil retainer is disposed on the closure. The scooping utensil retainer includes opposing flanges protruding from the closure surface. A flange rib protrudes from the first flange into the flange gap, extending from the closure surface to the distal end of the flange. A tapered retainer gap is provided between flanges for resiliently clamping the handle of a scooping utensil. In some embodiments, the closure can include an annular ridge shaped for engaging a downwardly extending skirt on a like container when two like containers are vertically stacked. In some embodiments the container body includes an in-mold label affixed to a substantially straight side wall, the in-mold label covering at least about 95% of the exterior surface area of the container body.12-29-2011
20120043245PACKAGE OF FOLDED DISPOSABLE ABSORBENT PANTS - The package comprises a housing portion having a transparent window region. A plurality of disposable absorbent pants is disposed within the housing portion. Each pant defines a waistband region which abuts a waist end. Each waistband region comprises a front waistband portion and a back waistband portion. Each pant further defines a crotch region which abuts a crotch end. At least a first pant is folded and positioned such that at least a portion of the waistband region of the first pant is visible through the transparent window region. Specified portions of the first pant may be obscured by an opaque border region. The first pant may include a back-label indicator that is visible through the transparent window region. A second pant may also be visible through the transparent window region.02-23-2012
20120043244PACKAGE OF FOLDED DISPOSABLE ABSORBENT PANTS - The package includes a housing portion having a transparent window region. A plurality of disposable absorbent pants is disposed within the housing portion. Each pant defines a waistband region which abuts a waist end. Each waistband region comprises a front waistband portion and a back waistband portion. Each pant further defines a crotch region which abuts a crotch end. At least a first pant is folded and positioned such that at least a portion of the waistband region of the first pant is visible through the transparent window region. Specified portions of the first pant may be obscured by an opaque border region. The first pant may include a back-label indicator that is visible through the transparent window region. A second pant may also be visible through the transparent window region.02-23-2012
20120043243Thermal Protector Sleeve for Hot Drink Cup - A thermal protection sleeve for use in combination with hot drink cups comprising a flat embossed sleeve or band of compressed paper embossed with straight-sided geometric figures over much of the surface thereof. However, overlapping end surface areas are not embossed but are glued together with a suitable biodegradable adhesive. In addition, an unembossed logo blank is provided substantially in the center of the band.02-23-2012
20120006712Injectable fluid vial housing - A container for housing an injectable fluid vial. The container includes a calculation aid formed specific to the injectable fluid vial. The container is formed from a bottom, a top, and an inset side wall therebetween with a resealable lid. The top includes an opening constructed and arranged to receive the fluid vial housing. Alternatively, the container is formed from two half sections that are hinged together for holding the fluid vial housing therebetween. An inner label is permanently attached to the sidewall having at least one row of dosing indicia coordinated with a base line indicia selected from the group of weight, age, fluid volume or area. An outer label is rotatably secured over said inner label with at least one transparent window allowing selective viewing of the dosing and base line indicia and predetermined dosing rate.01-12-2012
20110100853Container for beverages - A container for beverages has a hollow container body, an electronic device attached to the hollow container body and provided with a display for displaying a running light message, a microprocessor operative for generating a running light message on the display, and a control unit for controlling the microprocessor for carrying out the generation of the running unit message on the display.05-05-2011
20110155606Scented Label - The present invention embraces a scented label and methods of producing and using the same. The label of the invention is composed of a base layer, a scented thermoplastic layer, and a removable protective barrier layer which blocks release of the scent from the thermoplastic layer until desired by a consumer.06-30-2011
20110155604Container for beverages - A container for beverages has a hollow container body having a recess, and an electronic device attached to the hollow container body and provided with a display for displaying electronic images, and the electronic device is configured so that when inserted into the recess of the container body it is held in the recess.06-30-2011
20110155603Container for beverages - A container for beverages has a container body, an electronic device provided with a display for displaying electronic images, and an additional element for holding the electronic device on the container body and including an element connected with the electronic device so as to form together a circumferentially extending unit which is fittable on a surface of the container body and tightly held on the latter.06-30-2011
20120043246Confidentiality Packaging System - A packaging system uses marked, specially designed packaging to enable confidential purchasing of consumer goods. Products having a first configuration normally labeled for sale are convertible into a second configuration which conceals the identity of the goods, other than perhaps having a confidentiality brand. The confidentiality package is bar-coded for price and purchase scanning but does not identify the type of good(s) being purchased either at the cash register or on the customer's receipt. The confidentially packaged items are primarily sold at a retail location immediately next to a normally marked, identical (except for the outer packaging shell) item, and have a brief description of what the item is directly under it (Tampons for example) located in the shelf strip next to the re-order shelf tag.02-23-2012
20120012488Utility cover identification system - A utility cover identification system including a cover, a tray having a recess and being embedded within the cover, and an identification plate insertable into the tray to engage the tray recess to retain the identification plate within the tray. A method of forming the cover identification system includes the steps of coupling the cover and a tray together, curing the cover to secure the tray to the cover, and inserting an identification plate into the tray and retaining the identification plate in the tray.01-19-2012
20120103851BOX FOR PACKAGING AND TRANSPORTING PRODUCTS - Box for packaging and transporting products. This is a box essentially made from plastic, designed to contain, within, different products, such as fruit, vegetables and the like. The box is characterized in that it comprises a lightweight cage-type supporting structure (05-03-2012
20120152785PACKAGE FOR CONSUMER PRODUCT - A package comprising an externally visible face. The externally visible face comprises indicia, the indicia having disposed thereon a relatively glossy or shiny coating. The externally visible face is embossed in a portion corresponding to the indicia. The externally visible face comprises an additional coating surrounding the indicia, the additional coating being relatively non-glossy. The indicia is non-alphanumeric.06-21-2012
20120152784Array of Packages with Indicative Windows - An array of packages includes a first package and a second package. The first package has a first outer structure, a first window perimeter shape, and a first product located in the first internal space. The first product defines a first product silhouette and the first window perimeter shape is indicative of the first product silhouette. The second package has a second outer structure, a second window perimeter shape, and a second product located in the second internal space. The second product defines a second product silhouette and the second window perimeter shape is indicative of the second product silhouette. The first and second products are diapers, training pants, adult incontinent articles, or feminine hygiene products and the first product silhouette is different than the second product silhouette.06-21-2012
20120152783PACKAGING - A packaging (06-21-2012
20120118781METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PRODUCING LABELED, PLASTIC FOAM CONTAINERS, AND PRODUCT OF SAME - A method and apparatus for producing labeled, plastic foam containers, such as a labeled EPS cup uses a heated pocket to thermally bond a label to a plastic cup. Also described is a labeled plastic foam container, such as a labeled EPS cup, having high quality printing capabilities, sufficient stiffness, acceptable insulation and barrier properties and reduced production cost.05-17-2012
20110089068Quantitative Measurement Container - The present invention relates to a container for containing a liquid phase or fine powder particles, and is intended to provide improvement over conventional problems of having to use a separately calibrated measuring cup or container for using a predetermined quantity of such content. To this end, such a blow container (04-21-2011
20110089067Sub-Surface Marking of Product Housings - Techniques or processes for providing markings on products are disclosed. In one embodiment, the products have housings and the markings are to be provided on sub-surfaces of the housings. For example, a housing for a particular product can include an outer housing surface and the markings can be provided on a sub-surface the outer housing surface yet still be visible from the outside of the housing. Since the markings are beneath the surface of the housing, the markings are durable.04-21-2011
20110089066COVER FOR CLOSING A CONTAINER04-21-2011
20110048996MULTI-LAYER PACKAGING MATERIAL - Multi-layer packaging material, especially laminate, preferably for food, hygiene products and electronic products, having at least one metal barrier—especially aluminum—layer and at least one paper layer, and also roll material. The paper layer is laser-marked with predetermined intensity at least portion-wise through its entire cross-section, and optionally the metal layer on its surface side.03-03-2011
20120118780Hinged-Lid Package - A package having a parallelepiped-shaped container, which is cup-shaped and has a bottom wall, an open top end opposite the bottom wall, a front wall and a rear wall opposite and parallel to each other, and two parallel lateral walls interposed between the front wall and the rear wall; and a lid, which rotates between a closed position and an open position respectively closing and opening the open top end of the container, and has a top wall hinged to the rear wall of the container, and a front wall which, in the closed position, is superimposed on the front wall of the container.05-17-2012
20120118779RETRACTABLE LABEL - A labeling system comprises a wall enclosing a space and a container for holding a retractable label, the container laterally disposed in relation to the space. The retractable label is configured to extend out of and retract into the container. In some embodiments, the wall at least partially defines a container cap. In other embodiments, the wall at least partially defines another container for holding material, such as, e.g., material of medicinal utility.05-17-2012
20120168334STERILIZABLE POUCH FOR MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS - An improved sealable pouch has an interior volume for receiving products for sterilization and an integral, foldable flap sealable to the pouch to provide a fully enclosed interior volume. Included on one or more portions of the pouch are indicia, preferably at least a first and second spaced apart indicia, to aid in proper folding of the flap. The indicia provide alignment means so that when the flap is properly folded to provide a leak proof seal, a predetermined portion of the indicia is covered by the flap. An improper seal can be visually determined to exist if all of the indicia or none of the indicia is visible after the seal is made. A proper seal is evidenced by only a portion of the first and second indicia being covered by the flap.07-05-2012
20100288668Decorative ice chest wrap - A graphic vinyl adhesive wrap for an ice chest and a method of creating and applying same.11-18-2010
20120132557Container with label and secondary item compartment - A combination package consisting of container for a product and secondary item packaged with it, and having a container; a label on the container; a secondary item compartment integrally formed with the label, an access opening for the compartment, and, a closure integrally, formed with the label for closing the secondary item compartment, the closure being releasable to remove the item.05-31-2012
20110180443METHOD OF PRODUCING POUCHES AND POUCHES - A method of producing pouches which comprise a laminate of at least an outer surface member and a heat-sealable inner surface member, and having a printed layer formed on the outer surfaces thereof, wherein an anchor coating having anti-blocking property is formed on the surface of said outer surface member, said laminate is formed into pouches, and the outer surfaces of said pouches are irradiated with an electron beam or an ultraviolet ray to thereby form a printed layer. The method makes it possible to efficiently produce unprinted pouches from which pouches of various kinds can be produced in small lots, and to print the unprinted pouches in sheet form maintaining good productivity.07-28-2011
20110180442CLOSURE FOR A PRODUCT RETAINING CONTAINER - A closure for a product retaining container constructed for being inserted and securely retained in a portal forming neck of the container has a substantially cylindrical shape and substantially flat terminating surfaces forming the opposed ends of said closure, wherein at least one of said terminating surfaces is at least partially covered by a decorative layer. Indicia may be applied on at least one of the two substantially flat terminating surfaces forming the opposed ends of a closure by means of hot stamping.07-28-2011
20110180441METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MEDICATION SAFETY - The present invention provides systems, services, and tools for the optimal reduction of medication errors and an increase in the medication adherence for the widest possible audience. In addition, the present invention provides convenient, secure, and fair access to the best possible medication information options. The present invention provides a website that contains multiple video monographs, a suite of other medication safety solutions, including redesigned pharmacy bottles, pharmacy, bags, DVD's, CMI sheets, and the like. In embodiments, the multiple video monographs, a suite of other medication safety solutions, including redesigned pharmacy bottles, pharmacy, bags, DVD's, CMI sheets, and the like may be provided separately.07-28-2011
20090026104Bottle-cap identification system - A bottle-cap identification system includes a double or, alternatively, single layer coating applied to top and sides of a twist-top bottle cap and its appendant stationary connection ring. The double layer coating consists of an inner colored painting with stripe pattern and an outer opaque black layer. The single layer coating includes only the opaque substance and is applied directly to a cap and ring, whereby the cap and ring is either of solid color or features the genuine brand design. The black layer is composed of a polymer with weaker cohesive than adhesive bonds, which prevents the color of cap and ring from being seen through and enables its removal by scratching. Such scratching results in a marking randomly exposing the inner layer or, respectively, the cap and ring itself. The marking and its alignment on cap and ring serve as criterion for recognition and identification of the bottle.01-29-2009
20090050505Apparatus and method for a greeting bag - A greeting bag is described that is includes a gift bag and a greeting card. The gift bag and greeting card connect together to form the integrated assembly of the greeting bag that has a purposefully coordinated single decorative style. The gift bag and greeting card have individual decors that define alternative aspects of that particular theme of a decorative style. An attachment mechanism can also be included in the greeting bag that further fixes the greeting card to the gift bag. The attachment mechanism can have a third decor as well as a size and dimensions that can include an image or sentiment. A method is described wherein a greeting bag is selected by selecting a gift bag from a set of one or more gift bags that share a common decorative style. A greeting card is selected from a set of one or more greeting cards that share the same common decorative style with the gift bag. The optional attachment mechanism is selected from a set of one or more attachment mechanisms that share the same common decorative style with the gift bag and greeting card. The gift bags, greeting cards and attachment mechanisms can be selectively mixed and matched from different sets within the decorative style.02-26-2009
20100012543Portable, disposable spice-holding device - A multiple package spice-holding device includes a single backing support sheet form holding a plurality of attached individual packages in predetermined quantities of a wide range of spices. The backing sheet is of a thickness so as to support multiple spice-holding packages without collapsing. The backing sheet is labeled with content indicators for each attached, pre-selected spice, and helpful common uses and spice mixing alternatives for a broad range of cuisines are printed on the reverse side of the backing support sheet form. The backing support sheet form containing attached individual packages of pre-selected spices is enclosed in an outer protective wrap with an adhesive seal strip. The finished package is compact and lightweight, making it convenient for transport and short-term use in periods during which a wide variety of meals may be prepared, after which remaining contents and packaging may be disposed if desired.01-21-2010
20120074018EMBOSSING DEVICE, EMBOSSING METHOD, AND EMBOSSED CAN - To provide an embossing device, an embossing method and an embossed can which are capable of conducting embossing having a non-shaped section and an arbitral number of embossed areas, and are capable of improving quality or productivity.03-29-2012
20120074017Disposable Absorbent Article Products With Improved Stages of Development Identification - A disposable absorbent article is provided. The article comprises one or more disposable absorbent articles having a configuration corresponding to a wearer's stage of development, the disposable absorbent articles being enclosed in a package; a brand indicator disposed on the package and a line-up indicator disposed on the package, the line-up indicator including visual indicia and narrative indicia. The line-up indicator associates the absorbent article configuration with a corresponding stage of development, the association enabling a consumer to identify the appropriate absorbent article configuration for a wearer. An array of disposable absorbent article configurations is also provided.03-29-2012
20120074016Compressible Paperboard Container - A container including a plurality of walls assembled into a three-dimensional body that defines an internal volume, wherein at least one of the walls includes a plurality of pre-formed fold lines that facilitate controlled deformation of the wall when the container is under compression.03-29-2012
20120228176MULTI-DOSE NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTS - Multi-dose packages of nutritional supplements are provided that are designed for regular and continuous use by a specific target (i.e., consumer) over a reoccurring predetermined period of time. The multi-dose packaging of nutritional supplements contains supplements that vary in dosage and that are each intended to be taken at a specific time during the predetermined period of time. Each supplement in the series is tailored to contain unit dosages of nutritional supplements that are designed to address specific needs of the intended consumer during the predetermined period of time at which the supplement is intended to be ingested.09-13-2012
20100326870PACKAGE - The present invention refers to a multi-layered package, and particularly to a container comprising a container opening and a container bottom. Preferably, at least one outer wall comprises a predetermined removable wall section, revealing an information. The feature of the package according to the present invention is that the package is formed with at least one inner wall and one outer wall. Thereby, the wall section is as part of the outer wall a removable card.12-30-2010
20100326869PACKAGE - The present invention refers to a multi-layered package, and particularly to a container comprising a container opening and a container bottom. Preferably, at least one outer wall comprises a predetermined removable wall section, revealing an information. The feature of the package according to the present invention is that the package is formed with at least one inner wall and one outer wall. Thereby, the wall section is as part of the outer wall a removable card.12-30-2010
20100326868Packaging System - A packaging system includes a vial with a rim about an upper open end, and a neck between a lower closed end and the rim. The vial contains a pharmaceutical product. A valve is disposed over the open end, and a crimp ring is disposed over the valve with an opening defining an access port. A detachable cap is disposed over the access port. A single tubular label is disposed about the vial, and extends only from a first edge aligned with the closed end to a second edge at the cap. The label has first and second sections separated by a single circumferential perforated boundary aligned with the neck. The first section is backed with an adhesive and attached to the outer vial surface, and extends between the closed end and the boundary. The second section extends at least between the boundary and the cap.12-30-2010
20100326867PROTECTIVE AND PACKAGING WRAPPER FOR A CONTAINER, THE WRAPPER BEING CONSTITUTED BY A SLEEVE OF HEAT-SHRINK PLASTICS MATERIAL - The invention relates to a protective and packaging wrapper for a container, the wrapper being constituted by a sleeve of heat-shrink plastics material for shrinking onto the container, said sleeve being obtained from a film that is folded in half and looped by bonding together two corresponding end zones. In accordance with the invention, the film constituting the sleeve is opaque to light over its entire area with the exception of a window zone, and the above-mentioned window zone is covered on the outside face of the sleeve by a detachable adhesive strip that is opaque to light, removal of said adhesive strip giving access to the window zone and making it possible to observe the substance present inside the container directly by eye.12-30-2010
20100326866Multi-layer label for affixing to a curved surface, particularly to a cylindrical surface, of an object - A multi-layer label (12-30-2010
20100326863SYSTEM FOR RAPID IDENTIFICATION AND USE OF PROPER SPILL REMEDIATION MATERIALS - Material spill remediation packages (12-30-2010
20130008821HEAT-SHRINKABLE POLYESTER FILM, PACKAGES, AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCTION OF HEAT-SHRINKABLE POLYESTER FILM - Disclosed is a heat-shrinkable polyester film which, even when stored in an outside warehouse which is not temperature-controlled during a hot summer, does not result in the film shrinking (so-called natural shrinkage); which further has a low decrease in shrinkage rate in the main shrinkage direction, and which can be attached aesthetically and efficiently without changing the temperature conditions for causing heat shrinkage when attaching as a label by heat-shrinking the same to a container (e.g., a plastic bottle). The disclosed heat-shrinkable polyester film comprises a polyester resin having ethylene terephthalate as a main component and containing at least 7 mol % of at least one monomer capable of forming an amorphous component in the whole component of polyester resin. In the heat-shrinkable polyester film, the 80° C.-120° C. glycerin shrinkage, the natural shrinkage rate after high temperature aging, and the number of initial break age after high-temperature aging are adjusted within a specific range.01-10-2013
20120261293Ecological Snack Bag - A reusable bag for storing foods is provided, comprising an outer material constructed from a polyethylene terephthalate (RPET) non-woven fabric; an inner lining constructed from a multilayer material comprising: a first aluminum layer, a layer of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) adhered to the first aluminum layer, and a second aluminum layer adhered to the layer of polyethylene terephthalate (PET); wherein the inner lining and outer material are formed in the shape of a bag having an opening; and (c) a zip-lock fastener adhered to the opening, wherein the zip-lock fastener is adapted to permit a secure closure and water-tight seal of the bag.10-18-2012
20120261295METHOD FOR THE PRODUCTION OF AUTOCLAVED FOOD IN A RECEPTACLE FORMED FROM A LAMINATE COMPRISING A COLORED CROSS-LINKED OUTER POLYMER LAYER OBTAINED IN A GRAVURE PRINTING PROCESS - Disclosed is a method for producing a closed receptacle that seals an interior from surroundings, is filled with food, and is made from at least one laminate comprising at least one edge. Said method includes the following steps: f) providing the laminate that includes: a1) at least one outer cross-linked colored plastic layer containing a dye and a polyaddition product; a2) a support layer; and a3) a thermoplastic material layer; g) forming the laminate so as to obtain an open receptacle in which the colored plastic layer faces the surroundings and the plastic layer faces the interior; h) filling the open receptacle with food; i) closing the open receptacle so as to obtain the closed, filled receptacle; preserving the food in the closed, filled receptacle in a pressure chamber at a chamber pressure exceeding 1 bar and at a temperature ranging from more than 100 to 140° C. in the presence of steam.10-18-2012
20120261294SYNTHETIC BOARD STOCK SUITABLE FOR DIRECT FOOD CONTACT - A synthetic bacon board does not wick and may be printed on both the inside of the package, with direct food contact, and on the outside of the package. The synthetic bacon board is lighter than conventional bacon boards, reducing freight costs, and is recyclable (#5 recyclable polypropylene, for example). Since it does not wick, the synthetic bacon board may be more appealing to the consumer. Moreover, consumer messages, such as coupons with optional varying background colors, may be printed on the inside of the packaging.10-18-2012
20110036739PACKAGE OF GOODS ATTACHED WITH IMAGE FOR FORMING THREE-DIMENSION IMAGE - The present invention discloses a merchandise package capable of presenting a three-dimensional image. An image A is disposed on one surface 02-17-2011
20120298544DRINKS CONTAINER - A glass container has at least a first label of cellulose material stuck to an outside surface of the container by a first adhesive, and a second cellulose label stuck to the container over the first label by a second adhesive, and in contact with the first label such that the force required to unstick the second label is less than the force required to unstick the first label from the outside surface of the container.11-29-2012
20120298543PRETREATMENT CUP - The present invention relates to a pretreatment cup that encourages the customer to pretreat stained fabrics with a liquid laundry detergent composition, the pretreatment cup having a pretreatment region that is differentiated from other parts of the cup by a difference in material, colour, translucency, surface texture, a line, and mixtures thereof.11-29-2012
20120298542SELF-ERASING MEMORANDUM SYSTEM - Some embodiments of the invention may relate to a container and/or a self-erasing memorandum system. Embodiments may include a low-tack adhesive layer adapted to be adhered to a substrate and a polymer film adapted to contact and substantially cover the low-tack adhesive layer. According to some embodiments the polymer film may be adapted to reversibly adhere to the low-tack adhesive layer while maintaining a translucent layer of air therebetween. Furthermore, the polymer film and low-tack adhesive layer may be adapted to displace at least a portion of the translucent air layer in response to pressure applied to selected portions of the polymer film.11-29-2012
20120298541PLASTIC CONTAINER WITH ANTI-BULGE PANEL - A plastic container includes a finish portion defining an opening and a main body portion having a shape that is substantially polygonal in transverse cross-section. The main body portion has a maximum lateral dimension. At least one of the side panels includes a substantially flat portion for receiving a label and a concave portion having an average radius. A ratio of the average radius to the maximum lateral dimension is substantially within a range of about 1.0 to about 2.0. The side panel having the concave portion further has an inwardmost portion and an outwardmost portion, with a first maximum lateral distance being defined between the inwardmost portion and the outwardmost portion. A second maximum lateral distance is defined between the inwardmost portion and one of the substantially flat portions. A ratio of the first distance to the second distance is substantially within a range of about 0.8 to about 1.2.11-29-2012
20120080348PRODUCT PACKAGE UTILIZING AN INFORMATION INDICATOR HELD IN A PRODUCT TRAY - A product package having a product tray and an information indicator that can be mounted in the tray. The information indicator is operable to be held in the product tray and the product placed into the tray on top of the information indicator. The tray is operable to protect the product from damage during storage or transport as well as provide an enhanced appearance during display. The information indicator is operable to convey information to the consumer as well as assist in removal of the product from the product tray.04-05-2012
20120325710DEMONSTRATIVE METHODS FOR DISPOSABLE PAPER PRODUCTS - A method for demonstrating the surface cleaning performance of a disposable paper product. The method comprising the steps of: selecting at least one test implement comprising disposable paper product; selecting at least one demonstration implement comprising a durable cloth substrate; selecting a testing surface; preparing at least one spill specimen, the spill specimen comprising a fluorescing or luminescent component; applying the spill specimen on a first portion and a second portion of the testing surface; wiping the spill specimen from the first portion of testing surface with the test implement; wiping the spill specimen from the second portion of testing surface with the demonstration implement; and, revealing by sufficient lighting means any of the fluorescing or luminescent component remaining on the testing surface.12-27-2012
20120279887PAINT CUP ASSEMBLY WITH A COLLAPSIBLE LINER - A paint cup assembly for a paint sprayer is disclosed and includes a cap and a paint liner configured to engage cap. The paint liner includes a hollow body having a proximal end and a distal end. The proximal end is closed and the distal end is open. Further, the paint liner comprises a plurality of indicia spaced apart along a length of the paint liner and each of the indicia represent an incremental change in an internal volume of the paint liner.11-08-2012
20120279888EXPIRATION DATE DEVICE FOR COSMETIC CONTAINERS - A system for providing an expiration month on cosmetic containers that store perishable make-up media including a container, a control, and a handle portion formed on the control. The handle portion has a greater outer diameter than an outer diameter of an exterior surface of the control wherein the greater outer diameter prevents the handle portion from entering the container, and a plurality of date-months formed on the exterior surface of the control in a sequential order in a first circumferential direction. The handle portion rotates the control in a second circumferential direction that is opposite the first circumferential direction thereby changing the date-months until the desired expiration date-month is visible in the aperture.11-08-2012
20090266735Personalizable beverage bottle name label - This invention is a method of identifying the user of any beverage container by making available an empty marked out area on any existing beverage label for the sole purpose in which anyone can write their own personal name, initials or identification on to easily identify their own personal beverage. The specific area is added to the cylindrical beverage label that encompasses the beverage and the area made to fit in the label can be any size, shape, and distinction and made of any choice of label material to be chosen by any individual beverage, label company or corporation. The personalizable area of the label is incorporated into the layout and design of the label before printing and added to any area of the existing label that also contains identification of the container; such as the name of the beverage, itemization of ingredients, company name, barcode and recycling information.10-29-2009
20120091023LABEL ADHESIVE AND CURLING RESIST COATING PATTERNING - An article of manufacture includes a label, a first glue resist area. The first glue resist area is located on a back of the label. The first glue resist area is configured to prevent at least one edge of the label from curling during a labeling process.04-19-2012
20120325711PACKAGE ASSEMBLY FOR SUPPORTING A PAIR OF CONSUMABLE PRODUCT PACKETS - A package assembly provides a pair of openable product packets which support consumable products. The product packets are accommodated in a housing. The housing is formed from an elongate planar housing structure having a central wall and a pair of oppositely directed foldable flaps extending from opposite edges of the central wall. A transition line extends longitudinally thereacross. The packets are supported on the central wall on opposite sides of the fold line. The transition line may include a fold line, a severing line or a combination thereof.12-27-2012
20090236254Accessible Hand Hygiene System - A hand sanitizing kit that includes: at least one single-dose hand sanitizer packet dispensing station component and at least one multiple-dose hand sanitizer dispensing station component. The single-dose hand sanitizer packet dispensing station contains a plurality of single-dose hand sanitizer packets and is adapted to dispense these single-dose hand sanitizer packets. The dispensing station components may include one or more mounts for releasably secure placement or for secure placement of the dispensing station component. The multiple-dose hand sanitizer dispensing station component is a desirably a hand sanitizer pump dispenser. The kit may include instructions or information about positions in a medical setting to locate the single-dose hand sanitizer packet dispensing station component or multiple-dose hand sanitizer dispensing station component to provide accessible hand sanitizing.09-24-2009
20120138501Receptacle for Produce - The present invention relates to a receptacle for produce. The receptacle includes a side wall and a label area for a label including a code. The label area is substantially flat and located on the side wall. The label is adapted to be adhered to the label area. The wall is disposed at a selected acute angle to the vertical so as to facilitate reading of the code by a code reader.06-07-2012
20130015091FLEXIBLE POUCH WITH INNER WALL INDICIA - A pouch for holding fluids is provided. The pouch includes a pouch body having a front panel and a back panel. The front panel is formed of a transparent material and includes a second indicia visible from the front of the pouch. The back panel includes a third indicia visible from the back of the pouch. The back panel includes a first indicia disposed one of the layers of the back panel and configured to be visible when the pouch is viewed from the front so as to block out the third indicia from view. A method of manufacturing a pouch is also provided. The method is directed towards facilitating the alignment of a graphical image on one side of the back panel with a graphical image on another side of the back panels in instances where the back panel is formed of multiple layers.01-17-2013
20110139660Food Packaging - The invention relates to a food packaging (06-16-2011
20130020222MULTIPLE COMPARTMENT FOLDING PACKAGE - The present invention relates to a multiple compartment folding package that comprises two folding lines, so that the multiple compartment folding package comprises a base area located between the two folding lines and a first and a second partial areas, each partial area comprising one or more compartments.01-24-2013
20130168284PACKAGE - The present invention refers to a multi-layered package, and particularly to a container comprising a container opening and a container bottom. Preferably, at least one outer wall comprises a predetermined removable wall section, revealing an information. The feature of the package according to the present invention is that the package is formed with at least one inner wall and one outer wall. Thereby, the wall section is as part of the outer wall a removable card.07-04-2013
20130168285POWERED TOOTHBRUSH PACKAGE - An oral care implement demonstration assembly includes a powered oral care implement, a package housing and a plurality of demonstration elements. The oral care implement demonstration assembly is configured to produce a visual demonstration effect when relative movement is provided between a first demonstration element and a second demonstration element. Among the visual effects that may be utilized is a Moiré effect. Additionally, an associated method for demonstrating features of an oral care implement though one or more visual effects is described herein.07-04-2013
20130168282MULTIPACK TRANSACTION CARD HOLDER ASSEMBLY - An assembly for holding multiple transaction card holders and associated multiple transaction cards in a single packet for display.07-04-2013
20130168283ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY BAGS FOR MARKETING - Provided is a method for providing environmentally friendly bags to retailers for providing to consumers.07-04-2013
20120247999CRYOPRESERVATION DEVICE - Provided is a cryopreservation device which is small-sized and light-weight and has a low price, and also which is easy to get a cryocane in and out of.10-04-2012
20120247998BEVERAGE CONTAINER - A customizable beverage container that includes an outer shell, an inner shell, a lid, and a straw. The beverage container is configured to permit the outer shell to be selectively removed from the inner shell so that a user may customize the beverage container by writing or marking on an outer surface of the inner shell. Once the outer shell has been reattached to the inner shell, the writings or markings on the inner shell are protected from being unintentionally damaged or wiped away. The beverage container also includes a grip portion positioned near the top of the inner shell to provide a grip surface for the user when removing the inner shell from the outer shell during use.10-04-2012
20130134065WING SHAPED BEVERAGE CAN PULL TAB - A wing shaped beverage can pull tab that is wide and tall enough to accommodate advertisements, logos, slogans, contest announcements, graphics, website addresses, etchings, or other marketing, promotional or informational messages targeting the consumer of the beverage. The wing shaped can pull tab can be detached from the can and stored in a pocket without causing injury because of its smooth round edges and compactness. The wing shaped can pull tab is large enough that it does not fall into the can when detached and create injury or choking hazard. The wing shaped can pull tab has a U shaped lift end that accommodates the insertion of a finger to lift the tab to actuate the opening of a can more easily. The contoured U shaped lift end of the wing shaped can pull tab also accommodates the septum of the nose to allow consumption of the beverage from the can without having to tilt the head too far back.05-30-2013
20130126380ENVIRONMENTAL WASTE REDUCING CARTON - A multi-walled container is disclosed. The container has a top, bottom, a side wall, and a removable portion defined by a perforated tear outline disposed in at least one of the top, bottom, and at least three sides. The container provides containment of a product within an inner portion thereof. The removable portion has indicia imprinted thereupon, the indicia being disposed upon the removable portion disposed within said inner portion to face the product. The removable portion and the indicia reduce the environmental impact of disposal of the removable portion when the removable portion is removed from the multi-walled container.05-23-2013
20130112583Portion Control Food Ware - A kit containing portion control tableware, the kit containing a portion control plate and a portion control drinking cup, whereby when used, the portion control cup limits the amount of beverage consumed to a healthy portion size, and the portion control plate provides a visual indication of the size of a healthy portion.05-09-2013
20130140209Lid for a Tray - Disclosed herein is a lid for a tray having at least one reservoir for accommodating a condiment.06-06-2013
20100276327Reclosable Microwave-Suitable Packaging - The invention relates to a packaging suited for heating in microwave ovens, ovens or double boilers, which is comprised of a multilayer film material having at least one area that is rendered permeable when an internal pressure generated by the microwave heating is exceeded. The invention is characterized in that this area is formed by a microperforation that is covered by a label or by a hot stamping film or by a varnish coating.11-04-2010
20080202969Surgical fluid basin - A surgical fluid basin includes a receptacle member having a lower wall and a peripheral wall extending from the lower wall and arranged about a longitudinal axis, and having an internal chamber within the peripheral wall for reception of fluids. The peripheral wall has at least one terrace defined within the peripheral wall corresponding to a volume of fluid contained within the internal chamber. The at least one terrace defines an internal rise surface and an internal run surface intersecting the internal rise surface. The internal run surface includes indicia markings corresponding to the volume of fluid contained within the internal chamber. A plurality of terraces may be defined within the peripheral wall with each terrace corresponding to a predetermined volume of fluid contained within the internal chamber. The internal run surface defined by each terrace includes indicia markings corresponding to the volume of fluid contained within the internal chamber.08-28-2008
20110215018LABEL, ESPECIALLY FOR A REUSABLE CONTAINER - A proposal is made for a label (09-08-2011
20110215017NAVIGATION SYSTEM - An array of personal care product packages comprises a first package containing a first personal care product and a second package containing a second personal care product. The first package and the second package are each of a single primary brand. The first package is of a first sub-brand and the second package is of a second sub-brand that is different than the first sub-brand. Each package further includes a visual schema, where the visual schema comprises a primary viewing area. The primary viewing area includes a product identification region comprising product identification indicia, a qualitative information region comprising qualitative information indicia, and a photographic region comprising photographic indicia. In addition, the visual schema is repeated for the first package and the second package.09-08-2011
20130146495IN-MOULD LABELLED CONTAINER - The present invention concerns an injection-molded capsule for use in a food preparation machine, said capsule for use in a food preparation machine comprising: (i) a structure (06-13-2013
20100307947EXTENDED TEXT SHRINK SLEEVE - A resealable extended text film panel system. The resealable extended text film panel comprises a shrink sleeve portion and a film text panel. The shrink sleeve portion is integral with the film text panel so that the film text panel is not readily removed from the shrink sleeve portion. A seam is formed between the integral shrink sleeve portion and a first end of the film text panel that delineates the film text panel from the shrink sleeve portion. A resealable strip is affixed to an edge of the film text panel. This resealable strip permits the film text panel to cooperate with the shrink sleeve portion, allowing the film text panel to be unsealed and sealed to the shrink sleeve portion a plurality of times, allowing the printable material on the shrink sleeve portion and on the film text panel to be read by a user as frequently as desired. The resealable strip can be applied to the film text panel or to a portion of the shrink sleeve portion underlying the film text panel. A method of forming the resealable extended text film panel system is also provided.12-09-2010
20110233096CONTAINER ARRANGEMENT - The invention relates to a container assembly with a box- or bowl-shaped container bottom part (09-29-2011
20110233095Label for sticking onto a container for a liquid drug and container09-29-2011
20110233094HOUSING FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICES AND METHOD FOR MAKING THE SAME - A housing includes a hollow sleeve, a top wall, and a cover. The top wall is integrally formed with the hollow sleeve. The top wall seals an end of the hollow sleeve to define a receiving chamber. An open end is formed at an opposite end of the top wall. The open end communicates with the receiving chamber. The hollow sleeve and the top wall include a transparent first molded article, a decorative layer, and a transparent second molded article. The decorative layer partially is formed on the transparent first molded article, and a transparent display window of the transparent first molded article is exposed from the decorative layer. The transparent second molded article is formed on the decorative layer and the transparent display window. The cover seals the open end. The present disclosure further discloses a method for making the housing.09-29-2011
20100314276Multi-Purpose Forms - A printable and imprintable multi-purpose form is described that features detachable components including a correspondence piece, such as a greeting card, and a scrip, such as a gift card. The correspondence piece can be a greeting card or a post card. The scrip can be any non-monetary certificate exchangeable for currency, goods, or services including, for example, a gift card or a gift certificate. The detachable components can also include an envelope piece having multiple leafs and adhesive areas for folding and assembling into an envelope. The assembled envelope can be used to mail the correspondence piece and scrip from a giftor to a giftee. The form can be used in conjunction with a website and software to customize the detachable components for imprinting using a printer and to create a virtual e-card that includes customizations corresponding to the user's customizations of the multi-purpose form.12-16-2010
20110272316LABELING DEVICE FOR CONTAINER, AND RELATED MANUFACTURING METHOD - A labeling device for a container, for example for a bottle containing a drinking liquid, includes at least one sleeve for covering at least one portion of the container. The sleeve is made of resilient synthetic material and is sized so as to resiliently enclose the portion of the container after mounting the device onto the container.11-10-2011
20130180878PLASTIC PACKAGING, AND METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PRODUCING SAME - A plastic package uses a substrate and an overlay, where both the substrate and the overlay are of materials which can be recycled together, for example polyethylene terephthalate (PET). The plastic used for the overlay may be different from the plastic used for the substrate, provided that the plastics are of the same thermoplastic family, or are of types which are compatible for recycling together. A method of making the package includes the steps of: positioning the product on a vacuum-forming fixture; heating a first layer of thermoplastic, positioning it over the product, and applying a vacuum to the fixture to pull the first layer of thermoplastic onto the product; and thermally bonding the first layer and a second layer of recycling-compatible thermoplastic to each other with the product between them, so as to capture the product. Apparatus having lease two stations is provided to carry out the method and thereby produce the package.07-18-2013
20130186797Stabilized Formulations Containing Anti-Ang2 Antibodies - The present invention provides pharmaceutical formulations comprising an antibody that specifically binds to angiopoietin 2 (Ang-2). The formulations may contain, in addition to an anti-Ang-2 antibody, at least one amino acid, at least one sugar, or at least one non-ionic surfactant. The pharmaceutical formulations of the present invention exhibit a substantial degree of antibody stability after storage for several months and after being subjected to thermal and other physical stress.07-25-2013
20110303572BOTTLE, CAN OR CUP IDENTIFIER DIMPLES - Improvements in a bottle or can identifying dimple. The dimples exist in a variety of locations on a bottle or can to increase the number of people that can consume a similar beverage. The dimples can exist in concentric lines, vertical lines or and/or in a spiral pattern around the container whereby increasing the quantity of dimples to include a complete alphabet and or numbers. The shape of the dimples ranges from rounded domes to triangular tips and also multi-faceted shapes to provide greater structural integrity to the depressed dimple. The dimples can change color when they are depressed to ensure the identification is present if the dimple is pushed out under carbonation pressure. The dimples are usable as a measuring tool to determine the amount of fluid within the container and are useable to determine if the fluid level has changed from tampering.12-15-2011
20120000806METHODS FOR REDUCING THE RISK OF AN ADVERSE DRONEDARONE / BETA-BLOCKERS INTERACTION IN A PATIENT SUFFERING FROM ATRIAL FIBRILATION - The disclosure relates to a method for managing the risk of dronedarone/beta-blockers interaction by using dronedarone or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof in patients with paroxysmal or persistent atrial fibrillation (AF) or atrial flutter (AFL), with a recent episode of AF/AFL and associated cardiovascular risk factors, who are in sinus rhythm or who will be cardioverted to reduce the risk of cardiovascular hospitalization, said patients also expecting to receive a beta-blockers treatment, by performing the following steps: 01-05-2012
20120012490MARKING PACKAGES - A flexible sidewall of a package has an inner surface that directly interfaces with product that is contained within an enclosed volume of the package. A sealed closure of the sidewall contains a material that forms a mark on the package, the mark being visible from an outer surface of the package. A production line can form a plurality of the packages, in sequence, after the mark is formed on the sidewall of each package. An outer package of a packaged product can contain a quantity of product and the aforementioned package, such that the outer surface of the package interfaces with the quantity of product. The material forming the mark on the package, being contained within the sealed closure thereof, is not exposed to the product that is contained therein, nor to the quantity of product contained in the outer package.01-19-2012
20120018334CONJUGATED ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS - Provided herein are antimicrobial conjugates of two antibiotic agents, exhibiting improved activity also against resistant bacteria, compared to each of the agents separately or their mixture, and having substantially no resistance emerged thereagainst, as well as processes for preparation the same, compositions containing the same, and uses thereof in medical treatments against pathogenic microorganisms. The disclosed antimicrobial conjugates are composed of aminoglycosides and non-ribosomal active antibiotics. Some of the antimicrobial conjugates are prepared via “click” chemistry.01-26-2012
20130193021RETRACTABLE LABEL - A labeling system comprises a wall enclosing a space and a container for holding retractable label, the container laterally disposed in relation to the space. The retractable label is configured to extend out of and retract into the container. In some embodiments, the wan at least partially defines a container cap. In other embodiments, the wall at least partially defines another container for holding material, such as e.g., material of medicinal utility.08-01-2013
20130193020Re-Usable Carafe System with Re-Closable Pouches - An environmentally efficient packaging/delivery system that is cost effective, carbon effective and readily recyclable while being very usable for dispensing pourable materials (primarily dairy and juice) is disclosed. The system leverages light-weight flexible refill pouches with re-sealable closures that are securely installed in re-usable carafes in the home. Single-use packaging is reduced since light-weight flexibles are used as distribution and retail packaging, and a durable carafe is used repeatedly in the home.08-01-2013
20130193023BEDDING SET ORGANIZER AND METHOD - Provided herein is a linen set organizer with a set of perpendicularly oriented intersecting straps having fastening elements on the distal ends to releasably fasten the straps around a linen set and secure the set and wherein the straps bear identifying indicia for easy identification of the bundled content.08-01-2013
20130193022DIGITAL PRINTING PLASTIC CONTAINER - A plastic container includes a medium applied to a portion of the container. A digital image is applied to a portion of the medium, the digital image being comprised of a plurality of ink droplets. Methods for digital printing on a portion of a medium that is applied to a container are also disclosed.08-01-2013
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