Abstract

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 with a lower side, at least three pillars extending from the lower side and linked to a circular upper frame which defines the surroundings of the capsule top side …

Legal parties

Party
Inventors (applicants): Thierry Jean Robert Fabozzi, Stephane Hentzel
Assignees (initial): Nestec S.A. (Vevey, CH)
Agents: K&L Gates LLP (attorney)

The application was examined by Gideon Weinerth, Mickey Yu (USPTO dept. 3728)

Claims

  • 1. An injection-molded container, the container for use in a food preparation machine, comprising: …
  • 2. A container according to claim 1 , wherein the circular upper frame has a substantially …
  • 3. A container according to claim 1 , wherein the lower side of the capsule …

International priority data

EP: 10173498 / Aug. 20, 2010 (regional)

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Drawings

Brief Description of the Drawings

Additional features and advantages of the present invention are described in, and will be apparent from, the description of the presently preferred embodiments which are set out below with reference …

Description

Cross Reference to Related Applications

The present application is a National Stage of International Application No. PCT/EP2011/063859, filed on Aug. 11, 2011, which claims priority to European Patent Application No. 10173498.6, filed Aug. 20, 2010 …

Detailed Description of the Invention

The capsule according to the invention comprises a semi-rigid structure 1 that is injection moulded, as shown in FIG. 1 and FIG. 2 . Said capsule is meant for use in a food …

More details about In-Mould Labelled Container

Miscellaneous patent data

Located in Vevey (CH), the assignee company is Nestec S.A., similar classification categories are Drip segregating, receiving or directing, the interlocking members being formed by continuous meander of filamentary material, Alarm, Boiler or deep fat fryer type, Having irregularly shaped bottom, minimising or preventing corrosion of body, Overfill prevention, pads or like contents-applying means, Slits, the interlocking members being formed by profiled or castellated edge of a stringer, Producing gear wheels or similar articles with grooves or projections, e.g. control knobs, Disguised or hidden forms of closures, e.g. dummy closure in association with removable closure forming container base, Accessories or details, e.g. membranes or transfer rings, Producing hair combs or similar toothed or slotted articles, Bail or flexibly suspended, particularly claims an injection-molded container, the container for use in a food preparation…, the term of the patent was extended by 38 days, the invention is named In-Mould Labelled Container, the known agent's company name - K&L Gates LLP, developed by Thierry Jean Robert Fabozzi et al., the application publication date is Aug. 11, 2011, 2 figures depict the invention details, the exemplary claims include number 1, the exemplary patent drawings are In-Mould Labelled Container, Schematic partially cut perspective view, the applicant's name is Stephane Hentzel, the assignee is categorized as a foreign company or corporation, the invention description is illustrated by 1 drawings, originally classified under Beverage, the grant number is 08833235 (publication number), the inventor's name is Fabozzi Thierry Jean Robert, numbered 13/817,515 (application), the patent was granted on Sep. 16, 2014, was examined by 3728 USPTO department, the examiners - Mickey Yu, Gideon Weinerth, claims 1-14 comprise the invention scope.

Invention classification information

The invention is classified under Coffee, into which liquid is added, e.g. cups preloaded with powder or dehydrated food, Infusing receptacles, Having consumer oriented diverse utility, Separate Reinforcing Element, Beverage, For Eyeglass or Spectacle, Disposable containers or packages with contents which are infused or dissolved in situ, Producing frameless domes, Molded container with embedded reinforcing element, Embedded element, Extraction utilizing liquid as extracting medium, With Indicia or Area Modified for Indicia, With liquid supply or directing means, Other particular articles, with features facilitating their suspension, Cup Having Soluble Charge Therein, Externally attached sidewall reinforcing element, Cartridge type, incorporating preformed parts or layers, e.g. injection moulding around inserts or for coating articles, For dispensing or serving, Injection moulding, i.e. forcing the required volume of moulding material through a nozzle into a closed mould, Apparatus therefor. The designated search classifications include Infusing receptacles, Treatment of liquid with nongaseous material other than water per se, With liquid supply or directing means, With Indicia or Area Modified for Indicia, Internally attached reinforcing element, Cartridge type, Externally attached sidewall reinforcing element, For dispensing or serving, Cup Having Soluble Charge Therein, Addition of enzyme containing material to alcohol containing beverage to stabilize, purify, or prevent turbidity formation, Having defined support or handle means, Molded container with embedded reinforcing element, Inorganic silicon containing material, e.g., clay, etc..

Patent details
Publication number 08833235
Publication date Sep. 16, 2014
Kind code B2
Application number 13/817,515
Application date Aug. 11, 2011
Application type U
Application series code 13
Int. pub. country WO
Int. pub. number WO2012/022672
Int. publication Feb. 23, 2012
Int. filing country WO
Int. filing PCT/EP2011/063859
Filed internationally Aug. 11, 2011
National stage date Feb. 18, 2013
Extension term 38
National classification 99/275
Total number of claims 14
Exemplary claims 1
Number of drawings 1
Number of figures 2
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