Abstract

An oral care implement is provided having a head frame and a cleaning elements assembly attached thereto with tooth cleaning elements extending from one or more carriers. One or more central carriers can be suspended via a flexible bridge between a pair of support carriers attached to the head frame. The bridge may be formed …

Legal parties

Party
Inventors (applicants): Bruce M. Russell, Robert Moskovich, Douglas Hohlbein, Kenneth Waguespack
Assignees (initial): Colgate-Palmolive Company (New York, US)
Agents: Ryan M. Flandro (attorney)

The application was examined by Laura C Guidotti (USPTO dept. 3727)

Claims

  • 1. A method of forming an oral care implement comprising: …
  • 2. The method of claim 1 wherein the step of connecting the first carrier to the first …
  • 3. The method of claim 1 wherein upon attaching the cleaning element assembly to the head …

Cited documents

Patents

  • Shipp US 5930860 A, Aug. 1, 1999
  • Carr US 5765252 A, Jun. 1, 1998
  • Jamson US D483568 S, Dec. 1, 2003
  • Saldivar US 5980542 A, Nov. 1, 1999
  • Halm US 5651158 A, Jul. 1, 1997
  • Pfenniger et al. US 6988777 B2, Jan. 1, 2006
  • Bugay US D269141 S, May. 1, 1983
  • FR 38440, May. 1, 1930
  • Hohlbein US D461313 S, Aug. 1, 2002
  • Ping US D478211 S, Aug. 1, 2003
  • Moskovich et al. US 7845042 B2, Dec. 1, 2010
  • Schneider US 5570487 A, Nov. 1, 1996
  • Weihrauch US 2001/0047556 A1, Dec. 1, 2001
  • EP 1 034 721, Sep. 1, 2000
  • Maser et al. US 4827551 A, May. 1, 1989
  • Garnet US 5454133 A, Oct. 1, 1995
  • Fischer US 6625839 B2, Sep. 1, 2003
  • Moskovich et al. US 6931688 B2, Aug. 1, 2005
  • Kling et al. US 2708762 A, Jun. 1, 1953
  • Campbell et al. US 2003243 A, May. 1, 1935
  • Yoshimoto et al. US D429566 S, Aug. 1, 2000
  • Ling US D476158 S, Jun. 1, 2003
  • DE 2930459, Feb. 1, 1989
  • McGerry US 2164219 A, Jun. 1, 1939
  • Lee US 4783869 A, Nov. 1, 1988
  • Spence, Jr. US D350851 S, Sep. 1, 1994
  • Reilly et al. US D477465 S, Jul. 1, 2003
  • WO WO01/45573, Jun. 1, 2001
  • Shipley US 2418485 A, Apr. 1, 1947
  • Hohlbein US D474608 S, May. 1, 2003
  • Tenzer US 5980541 A, Nov. 1, 1999
  • Liebel US 6032315 A, Mar. 1, 2000
  • Molster US 6289545 B1, Sep. 1, 2001
  • Shekalim US 5689850 A, Nov. 1, 1997
  • FR 2594307 A1, Apr. 1, 1987
  • Salazar US 5535474 A, Jul. 1, 1996
  • Wemyss US 3610043 A, Oct. 1, 1971
  • Amir US 5799354 A, Sep. 1, 1998
  • Mills US 726727 A, Apr. 1, 1903
  • Heron US 1816582 A, Jul. 1, 1931
  • Bouchiere US 6779851 B2, Aug. 1, 2004
  • Levit US 2003/0216762 A1, Nov. 1, 2003
  • Pfleger US D459087 S, Jun. 1, 2002
  • Tiramani et al. US 6006395 A, Dec. 1, 1999
  • Scheier et al. US 5839149 A, Nov. 1, 1998
  • Saindon et al. US D476487 S, Jul. 1, 2003
  • WO WO03/196283 A1, Oct. 1, 2003
  • JP 2002-142867, May. 1, 2002
  • Chen US 6098233 A, Aug. 1, 2000
  • Hohlbein US D404205 S, Jan. 1, 1999
  • Runnels US 2218072 A, Oct. 1, 1940
  • Hohlbein US D404206 S, Jan. 1, 1999
  • Moskovich et al. US D462178 S, Sep. 1, 2002
  • Barsheshet US 2007/0277339 A1, Dec. 1, 2007
  • Vrignaud US 5758380 A, Jun. 1, 1998
  • WO WO 2006/005216, Jan. 1, 2006
  • Winkler US D485989 S, Feb. 1, 2004
  • Wong US D478728 S, Aug. 1, 2003
  • Van Gelder US D407222 S, Mar. 1, 1999
  • WO WO 01/80686 A2, Nov. 1, 2001
  • EP 0 613 636, Sep. 1, 1994
  • WO WO 2004/082428, Sep. 1, 2004
  • EP 1308108, May. 1, 2003
  • Jensen US 5928254 A, Jul. 1, 1999
  • McDougall US 5625916 A, May. 1, 1997
  • Blake US 1191556 A, Jul. 1, 1916
  • Gavney, Jr. US 2005/0015904 A1, Jan. 1, 2005
  • Williams US 4455704 A, Jun. 1, 1984
  • Achepohl et al. US D412064 S, Jul. 1, 1999
  • WO WO 03/037210, May. 1, 2003
  • Davies US 2003/0208865 A1, Nov. 1, 2003
  • Kraemer US 2004/0010876 A1, Jan. 1, 2004
  • Burlew US 1770195 A, Jul. 1, 1930
  • Fine et al. US 3337893 A, Aug. 1, 1967
  • Hohlbein US D456139 S, Apr. 1, 2002
  • Heinzelman et al. US 5392483 A, Feb. 1, 1995
  • Huber US 6708364 B1, Mar. 1, 2004
  • GB 2 371 217, Jul. 1, 2002
  • DePierro et al. US 5938673 A, Aug. 1, 1999
  • Ping US D478425 S, Aug. 1, 2003
  • Bredall et al. US 6108851 A, Aug. 1, 2000
  • Moskovich et al. US 2004/0025275 A1, Feb. 1, 2004
  • Wenzler US 6895629 B1, May. 1, 2005
  • FR 537979, Jun. 1, 1922
  • Wong US D478727 S, Aug. 1, 2003
  • Bressler US 2650383 A, Sep. 1, 1953
  • Wong US D483569 S, Dec. 1, 2003
  • Liebel US 6402768 B1, Jun. 1, 2002
  • EP 1486137, Dec. 1, 2004
  • WO WO98/09573, Mar. 1, 1998
  • Gould US 585358 A, Jun. 1, 1897
  • WO WO98/05241, Feb. 1, 1998
  • Moskovich et al. US 2006/0200925 A1, Sep. 1, 2006
  • Bressler US 2796620 A, Jun. 1, 1957
  • Gordon US 6729789 B2, May. 1, 2004
  • Dirksing US 5165761 A, Nov. 1, 1992
  • GB 2391462, Feb. 1, 2004
  • Aoyama US 2002/0015612 A1, Feb. 1, 2002
  • Pavone et al. US 5325560 A, Jul. 1, 1994
  • Booth US 1894509 A, Jan. 1, 1933
  • Solanki et al. US 6314605 B1, Nov. 1, 2001
  • Simonds US 5491866 A, Feb. 1, 1996
  • Amin US 5792159 A, Aug. 1, 1998
  • CN 2357572, Jan. 1, 2000
  • Garcia US 5778475 A, Jul. 1, 1998
  • Hohlbein US 7020928 B2, Apr. 1, 2006
  • Blanc US 4299208 A, Nov. 1, 1981
  • DE 3639424 A1, Jun. 1, 1998
  • Lamond et al. US D401069 S, Nov. 1, 1998
  • Inns et al. US 5970564 A, Oct. 1, 1999
  • Cann US 2004/0006837 A1, Jan. 1, 2004
  • Van Gelder US D407223 S, Mar. 1, 1999
  • Hoffman US 1128139 A, Feb. 1, 1915
  • Busick US 2244098 A, Jun. 1, 1941
  • Beals et al. US 6298516 B1, Oct. 1, 2001
  • Juhlin et al. US D371680 S, Jul. 1, 1996
  • Harris et al. US D448174 S, Sep. 1, 2001
  • Phillips US 2005/0038461 A1, Feb. 1, 2005
  • JP 5-76416 A, Mar. 1, 1993
  • Davies US 2002/0138931 A1, Oct. 1, 2002
  • Rossnan US 3258805 A, Jul. 1, 1966
  • Van Gelder US D428702 S, Aug. 1, 2000
  • Waguespack et al. US D413728 S, Sep. 1, 1999
  • Pfleger US D287072 S, Dec. 1, 1986
  • Wong US D488621 S, Apr. 1, 2004
  • Lage US 5305489 A, Apr. 1, 1994
  • Cann US 5946759 A, Sep. 1, 1999
  • Brady et al. US D386905 S, Dec. 1, 1997
  • Greenberg US 2049956 A, Aug. 1, 1936
  • Van Gelder US D420515 S, Feb. 1, 2000
  • Heinzelman et al. US 5398369 A, Mar. 1, 1995
  • WO WO03/229959 A1, Dec. 1, 2003
  • Samuel US D396288 S, Jul. 1, 1998
  • Lanvers US 6311360 B1, Nov. 1, 2001
  • Chin US 1741143 A, Dec. 1, 1929
  • Avidor US 5524319 A, Jun. 1, 1996
  • Wheeler US 1153409 A, Sep. 1, 1915
  • Harris et al. US D448569 S, Oct. 1, 2001
  • Heinzelman et al. US 5735012 A, Apr. 1, 1998
  • Beals et al. US D419773 S, Feb. 1, 2000
  • Wong US D479047 S, Sep. 1, 2003
  • Sprosta et al. US D486649 S, Feb. 1, 2004
  • Barrett US 1891864 A, Dec. 1, 1932
  • WO WO 03/043459, May. 1, 2003
  • Hafliger et al. US 6802097 B2, Oct. 1, 2004
  • Solanki et al. US 6115870 A, Sep. 1, 2000
  • Winter et al. US D463132 S, Sep. 1, 2002
  • WO WO99/49754 A1, Oct. 1, 1999
  • Seko US 2651068 A, Nov. 1, 1950
  • Pshiharis US 2253210 A, Aug. 1, 1941
  • WO WO 02/062174, Aug. 1, 2002
  • Jacobs US D465847 S, Nov. 1, 2002
  • Potti US 6440149 B1, Aug. 1, 2002
  • WO WO 00/64307, Nov. 1, 2000
  • Weihrauch US 5176427 A, Jan. 1, 1993
  • Amit US 5120225 A, Jun. 1, 1992
  • Miller US D213669 S, Apr. 1, 1969
  • EP 0 930 030 A2, Jul. 1, 1999
  • Golzari US D295695 S, May. 1, 1988
  • Davis US 1470710 A, Oct. 1, 1923
  • Schneider et al. US D358938 S, Jun. 1, 1995
  • Gavney, Jr. US 2004/0231076 A1, Nov. 1, 2004
  • Viator US 3185582 A, May. 1, 1965
  • Dawson US 6141817 A, Nov. 1, 2000
  • Desimone et al. US 5339482 A, Aug. 1, 1994
  • De Salvo US D482199 S, Nov. 1, 2003
  • Valenti US D309528 S, Jul. 1, 1990
  • Herbert US 3196299 A, Jul. 1, 1965
  • JP 408322641 A, Dec. 1, 1996
  • Moskovich et al. US 2001/0042280 A1, Nov. 1, 2001
  • Hohlbein US D450457 S, Nov. 1, 2001
  • Nobles et al. US 3181193 A, May. 1, 1965
  • Hohlbein et al. US 2005/0069372 A1, Mar. 1, 2005
  • Blasi US 3195537 A, Jul. 1, 1965
  • Goldinger et al. US D422413 S, Apr. 1, 2000
  • McGee US 3065479 A, Nov. 1, 1962
  • WO WO 2005/084486, Sep. 1, 2005
  • Bernard US D424809 S, May. 1, 2000
  • Cacka et al. US 2002/0120991 A1, Sep. 1, 2002
  • Hyo-Moon US 6230356 B1, May. 1, 2001
  • Potti et al. US 6171323 B1, Jan. 1, 2001
  • Luchino et al. US 2002/0004964 A1, Jan. 1, 2002
  • Beals et al. US D425306 S, May. 1, 2000
  • Cyzer US 3129449 A, Apr. 1, 1964
  • Douglass US 1620330 A, Mar. 1, 1927
  • DE 20109123, Oct. 1, 2002
  • Scheier et al. US 5355546 A, Oct. 1, 1994
  • Crosby US D122815 S, Oct. 1, 1940
  • Bredall et al. US 5396678 A, Mar. 1, 1995
  • Brown, Jr. et al. US 2002/0138926 A1, Oct. 1, 2002
  • Van Sant US 1598224 A, Aug. 1, 1926
  • Tseng et al. US 5926901 A, Jul. 1, 1999
  • Wiegner et al. US 6360398 B1, Mar. 1, 2002
  • Stvartak et al. US 2004/0025272 A1, Feb. 1, 2004
  • GB 495982, Nov. 1, 1938
  • Urbush US 3316576 A, May. 1, 1967
  • Halm US 6178582 B1, Jan. 1, 2001
  • Grusin US 2263802 A, Nov. 1, 1941
  • DE 29822826, Apr. 1, 1999
  • Cann et al. US 6514445 B1, Feb. 1, 2003
  • DE 587128, Oct. 1, 1933
  • Beals et al. US D424808 S, May. 1, 2000
  • Cates US 1268544 A, Jun. 1, 1918
  • Hadidian US 2882544 A, Apr. 1, 1959
  • Gary US 3188672 A, Jun. 1, 1965
  • Moskovich et al. US 2004/0025274 A1, Feb. 1, 2004
  • Kling et al. US D391769 S, Mar. 1, 1998
  • Arnold US 2079728 A, May. 1, 1937
  • Anderson et al. US 5817114 A, Oct. 1, 1998
  • Hohlbein et al. US D390706 S, Feb. 1, 1998
  • Hybler US 5915433 A, Jun. 1, 1999
  • Gavney, Jr. US 2004/0031115 A1, Feb. 1, 2004
  • Hohlbein US 2005/0000049 A1, Jan. 1, 2005
  • Himmel US 1125532 A, Jan. 1, 1915
  • Vezjak US 4610043 A, Sep. 1, 1986
  • Darmitzel US 1728956 A, Sep. 1, 1929
  • Juhlin et al. US D420804 S, Feb. 1, 2000
  • Carlucci et al. US 2002/0108194 A1, Aug. 1, 2002
  • McNeill US 2491274 A, Dec. 1, 1949
  • Luenz US 2253910 A, Aug. 1, 1941
  • RU 2239342, Nov. 1, 2004
  • Kusznir US 4721021 A, Jan. 1, 1988
  • Weihrauch US 6421867 B1, Jul. 1, 2002
  • Ping US D466302 S, Dec. 1, 2002
  • Chang US 5630244 A, May. 1, 1997
  • Touchstone US 1993763 A, Mar. 1, 1935
  • Kramer US 6066282 A, May. 1, 2000
  • Choong US D453270 S, Feb. 1, 2002
  • JP 2000-278899, Oct. 1, 2000
  • Brothers et al. US 2083217 A, Jul. 1, 1934
  • Silverberg US 1872832 A, Aug. 1, 1932
  • Huber et al. US 2008/0315668 A1, Dec. 1, 2008
  • Carrott US 1658706 A, Feb. 1, 1928
  • Moore US 2574654 A, Nov. 1, 1951
  • Cann US 2003/0009837 A1, Jan. 1, 2003
  • Li US 5242235 A, Sep. 1, 1993
  • Maggs US 4888844 A, Dec. 1, 1989
  • Hohlbein US 6276021 B1, Aug. 1, 2001
  • WO WO 89/06528, Jul. 1, 1989
  • Harris et al. US D448570 S, Oct. 1, 2001
  • Pfenniger et al. US 7162767 B2, Jan. 1, 2007
  • Gavney, Jr. US 6820299 B2, Nov. 1, 2004
  • Church US 1796001 A, Mar. 1, 1931
  • Proulx US 6332233 B1, Dec. 1, 2001
  • Jeng et al. US 6799346 B2, Oct. 1, 2004
  • Belton et al. US D459086 S, Jun. 1, 2002
  • Kittle et al. US 2702914 A, Mar. 1, 1955
  • Rimkus US 5967152 A, Oct. 1, 1999
  • Potti US D471276 S, Mar. 1, 2003
  • Saindon et al. US D478424 S, Aug. 1, 2003
  • WO WO 03/090639 A, Nov. 1, 2003
  • Moskovich et al. US D440767 S, Apr. 1, 2001
  • Peck US 864054 A, May. 1, 1907
  • Campbell US 2233936 A, Mar. 1, 1941
  • Flewitt US 5896614 A, Apr. 1, 1999
  • Lay US 2266195 A, Dec. 1, 1941
  • Harris et al. US D448571 S, Oct. 1, 2001
  • Nack et al. US 5226197 A, Jul. 1, 1993
  • Rosenblood US 6383202 B1, May. 1, 2002
  • Asher US 5735011 A, Apr. 1, 1998
  • Holley US 6049936 A, Apr. 1, 2000
  • Roberts et al. US 5987688 A, Nov. 1, 1999
  • Cheong et al. US D420802 S, Feb. 1, 2000
  • Van Gelder et al. US 6505373 B2, Jan. 1, 2003
  • Boucherie et al. US 5390984 A, Feb. 1, 1995
  • Cooke US 1860924 A, May. 1, 1932
  • Halm US D375206 S, Nov. 1, 1996
  • Kramer US 6327735 B1, Dec. 1, 2001
  • Saindon et al. US D469958 S, Feb. 1, 2003
  • Youssef US 4628564 A, Dec. 1, 1986
  • Chen et al. US 6131228 A, Oct. 1, 2000
  • Ferrari US 2642604 A, Jun. 1, 1953
  • Gavney et al. US 2003/0229959 A1, Dec. 1, 2003
  • Geiberger et al. US D483184 S, Dec. 1, 2003
  • Eliav et al. US 2003/0196283 A1, Oct. 1, 2003
  • Kramer US 6185779 B1, Feb. 1, 2001
  • Chan et al. US 2004/0200016 A1, Oct. 1, 2004
  • Khalaj et al. US D405272 S, Feb. 1, 1999
  • WO WO01/17433 A1, Mar. 1, 2001
  • Halm US 5813079 A, Sep. 1, 1998
  • Gavney, Jr. US 2004/0237236 A1, Dec. 1, 2004
  • JP 401214306 A, Aug. 1, 1989
  • Yoshimoto et al. US D429567 S, Aug. 1, 2000
  • Raven et al. US 5991959 A, Nov. 1, 1999
  • Leite US 5438726 A, Aug. 1, 1995
  • Meuzies US 907842 A, Dec. 1, 1908
  • Weisbarth US D450928 S, Nov. 1, 2001
  • EP 1 350 442, Oct. 1, 2003
  • Dangin US 2554777 A, May. 1, 1951
  • JP 2000-308522, Nov. 1, 2000
  • Rashbaum US 3398421 A, Aug. 1, 1968
  • Lamond et al. US 5875510 A, Mar. 1, 1999
  • Halm US 6675428 B2, Jan. 1, 2004
  • Claire et al. US 6564416 B1, May. 1, 2003
  • Choong US D479914 S, Sep. 1, 2003
  • Rueb US D441958 S, May. 1, 2001
  • Quintanilla et al. US 5673454 A, Oct. 1, 1997
  • Rangel et al. US D397219 S, Aug. 1, 1998
  • Fischer et al. US 2003/0159224 A1, Aug. 1, 2003
  • Beals et al. US D434906 S, Dec. 1, 2000
  • Shipp US 5604951 A, Feb. 1, 1997
  • Calabrese US 6446295 B1, Sep. 1, 2002
  • Grapp US D99352 S, Apr. 1, 1936
  • Crossman et al. US D480877 S, Oct. 1, 2003
  • DE 9319232, Mar. 1, 1994
  • Jensen US 5951578 A, Sep. 1, 1999
  • Richard US 2001/0041903 A1, Nov. 1, 2001
  • van Gelder et al. US 6219874 B1, Apr. 1, 2001
  • Overthun US D368163 S, Mar. 1, 1996
  • Millner US 5766193 A, Jun. 1, 1998
  • WO WO 01/45573, Jun. 1, 2001
  • Winter et al. US D463131 S, Sep. 1, 2002
  • Stark et al. US D421844 S, Mar. 1, 2000
  • Moskovich et al. US 7841041 B2, Nov. 1, 2010
  • Fattori US 2003/0182744 A1, Oct. 1, 2003
  • WO WO 2004/019801 A, Mar. 1, 2004
  • Fischer et al. US 2002/0019645 A1, Feb. 1, 2002
  • Wilson US 5956797 A, Sep. 1, 1999
  • Gallanty et al. US 2405029 A, Jul. 1, 1946
  • Chen US 4654922 A, Apr. 1, 1987
  • Clarke US 1006630 A, Oct. 1, 1911
  • Soetewey et al. US 6311358 B1, Nov. 1, 2001
  • JP 2002-10832, Jan. 1, 2002
  • DE 3114507 A1, Mar. 1, 1983
  • Zimmer US 6463618 B1, Oct. 1, 2002
  • Calabrese et al. US 2002/0124337 A1, Sep. 1, 2002
  • Dellenbach US 2685703 A, Aug. 1, 1954
  • Casto US 2186005 A, Jan. 1, 1940
  • WO WO 2007/051099, May. 1, 2007
  • Gavney, Jr. US 2004/0221409 A1, Nov. 1, 2004
  • Heisinger, Jr. US 2003/0163149 A1, Aug. 1, 2003
  • WO WO 02/071967 A2, Sep. 1, 2002
  • Trotin US 3153800 A, Oct. 1, 1964
  • Fulop US 6260227 B1, Jul. 1, 2001
  • Lanvers US 6641764 B2, Nov. 1, 2003
  • JP 2000-308521, Nov. 1, 2000
  • Silver US 2686325 A, Aug. 1, 1954
  • Cassedy US 1405279 A, Jan. 1, 1922
  • Ross et al. US D348986 S, Jul. 1, 1994
  • Hohlbein US 2004/0255416 A1, Dec. 1, 2004
  • Hadden US 2161349 A, Jun. 1, 1939
  • Ping US D478213 S, Aug. 1, 2003
  • WO WO03/030680 A, Apr. 1, 2003
  • Dawson et al. US 5802656 A, Sep. 1, 1998
  • Yen-Hui US 5005246 A, Apr. 1, 1991
  • Crumbaugh US 1142698 A, Jun. 1, 1915
  • Runnels US 2583750 A, Jan. 1, 1952
  • Gavney, Jr. et al. US 6319332 B1, Nov. 1, 2001
  • EP 1 059 049 A, Dec. 1, 2000
  • Metzler US 1892068 A, Dec. 1, 1932
  • Chamma US 5230118 A, Jul. 1, 1993
  • Paduano et al. US 5709004 A, Jan. 1, 1998
  • Karallis US D423785 S, May. 1, 2000
  • Halm US 6101659 A, Aug. 1, 2000
  • Hohlbein US 6088870 A, Jul. 1, 2000
  • Waters US 2111880 A, Mar. 1, 1938
  • Achepohl et al. US D421841 S, Mar. 1, 2000
  • Beals et al. US D415352 S, Oct. 1, 1999
  • Kling et al. US D480214 S, Oct. 1, 2003
  • Baertschi US D458453 S, Jun. 1, 2002
  • Moskovich et al. US 2006/0026784 A1, Feb. 1, 2006
  • Bradley US 5398366 A, Mar. 1, 1995
  • Voss US 2543999 A, Mar. 1, 1951
  • Wagner US 6254390 B1, Jul. 1, 2001
  • Hafliger et al. US 2002/0124333 A1, Sep. 1, 2002
  • Wagner US 6352545 B1, Mar. 1, 2002
  • Klinkhammer US 5224764 A, Jul. 1, 1993
  • Blaustein et al. US 6000083 A, Dec. 1, 1999
  • Jimenez et al. US 7703163 B2, Apr. 1, 2010
  • Crossman et al. US D462528 S, Sep. 1, 2002
  • Bressler US 2438268 A, Mar. 1, 1948
  • Kunita et al. US 2004/0168269 A1, Sep. 1, 2004
  • Yao et al. US 3254356 A, Jun. 1, 1966
  • Ping US D480213 S, Oct. 1, 2003
  • Winter et al. US D464796 S, Oct. 1, 2002
  • Bock US 5546624 A, Aug. 1, 1996
  • Stocchi US D272683 S, Feb. 1, 1984
  • Gavney, Jr. US 6463619 B2, Oct. 1, 2002
  • Volpenhein et al. US D439412 S, Mar. 1, 2001
  • Stocchi US D272690 S, Feb. 1, 1984
  • Meessmann et al. US 5781958 A, Jul. 1, 1998
  • DE 10258519 A1, Jul. 1, 2004
  • JP 2001190333 A, Jul. 1, 2001
  • Ping US D453998 S, Mar. 1, 2002
  • Pangle US 4364142 A, Dec. 1, 1982
  • JP 1-214306, Aug. 1, 1989
  • DE 3228679, Feb. 1, 1984
  • Smith et al. US 6338176 B1, Jan. 1, 2002
  • Miura et al. US 5345560 A, Sep. 1, 1994
  • Taghavi-Khanghah US 6179503 B1, Jan. 1, 2001
  • Birch US 3103027 A, Sep. 1, 1963
  • Lee US 2004/0068810 A1, Apr. 1, 2004
  • Persad et al. US 6647581 B1, Nov. 1, 2003
  • Berl et al. US 4694844 A, Sep. 1, 1987
  • Hohlbein US D463133 S, Sep. 1, 2002
  • Choy-Maldonado US 5613262 A, Mar. 1, 1997
  • Menke et al. US D403510 S, Jan. 1, 1999
  • Weihrauch US 6108849 A, Aug. 1, 2000
  • GB 1 330 606 A, Sep. 1, 1973
  • Jen US D446021 S, Aug. 1, 2001
  • Herrera US 5032082 A, Jul. 1, 1991
  • Bennett US 5908038 A, Jun. 1, 1999
  • CN ZL 99225704.2, Feb. 1, 1999
  • Gelder et al. US 2001/0013151 A1, Aug. 1, 2001
  • Winkler US D487195 S, Mar. 1, 2004
  • McDougall US 5435032 A, Jul. 1, 1995
  • Witzig-Jaggi US D334288 S, Mar. 1, 1993
  • Stansbury, Jr. US RE35941 E, Nov. 1, 1998
  • Volpenhein et al. US 5511275 A, Apr. 1, 1996
  • Moskovich et al. US D419304 S, Jan. 1, 2000
  • WO WO 96/02165, Feb. 1, 1996
  • Friedland US 1704564 A, Mar. 1, 1929
  • Mythen US 6004334 A, Dec. 1, 1999
  • WO WO 98/08458, Mar. 1, 1998
  • Yoshimoto et al. US D463668 S, Oct. 1, 2002
  • Solanki US 6886207 B1, May. 1, 2005
  • JP 2001-190333, Jul. 1, 2001
  • JP 8-322641, Dec. 1, 1996
  • Barth US D399349 S, Oct. 1, 1998
  • DE 857128, Nov. 1, 1952
  • DE 19817704 A1, Oct. 1, 1999
  • Ehrman US D162941 S, Apr. 1, 1951
  • Byrer US 2129082 A, Sep. 1, 1938
  • Stillman US 3509874 A, May. 1, 1970
  • Schiffer et al. US 5054154 A, Oct. 1, 1991
  • Woloch US 5845358 A, Dec. 1, 1998
  • Hoagland US 5273425 A, Dec. 1, 1993
  • Cyzer US 3177509 A, Apr. 1, 1965
  • Stocchi US D272689 S, Feb. 1, 1984
  • Desalvo US D503538 S, Apr. 1, 2005
  • Barkan US 1903161 A, Mar. 1, 1933
  • Moskovich et al. US D418979 S, Jan. 1, 2000
  • Davies US 2004/0134007 A1, Jul. 1, 2004
  • Cheong et al. US D452615 S, Jan. 1, 2002
  • Brown, Jr. et al. US 2004/0177462 A1, Sep. 1, 2004
  • Stvartak et al. US 2002/0170145 A1, Nov. 1, 2002
  • GB 17643, Jan. 1, 1912
  • Fischer et al. US 2003/0167582 A1, Sep. 1, 2003
  • Krichmar US 3103680 A, Sep. 1, 1963
  • Murayama US 6322573 B1, Nov. 1, 2001
  • Haeusser US 2512059 A, Jun. 1, 1950
  • Gross et al. US 6687940 B1, Feb. 1, 2004
  • Huang US D317986 S, Jul. 1, 1991
  • Magloff et al. US D402116 S, Dec. 1, 1998
  • Driesen et al. US 2001/0023516 A1, Sep. 1, 2001
  • Carlucci et al. US D456607 S, May. 1, 2002
  • Rauch US 4776054 A, Oct. 1, 1988
  • Copelan et al. US 5445825 A, Aug. 1, 1995
  • Wagstaff US 2003/0115699 A1, Jun. 1, 2003
  • CH 460705, Aug. 1, 1968
  • Gavney, Jr. US 6865767 B1, Mar. 1, 2005
  • Moskovich US 5628082 A, May. 1, 1997
  • Koh et al. US D421184 S, Feb. 1, 2000
  • Yudelman US 5957942 A, Sep. 1, 1999
  • Iannotta US 5920941 A, Jul. 1, 1999
  • Moskovich et al. US 6817054 B2, Nov. 1, 2004
  • WO WO 2004/014182, Feb. 1, 2004
  • CN 2235227 Y, Sep. 1, 1996
  • EP 0875169 A, Apr. 1, 1998
  • Rimkus US 6015293 A, Jan. 1, 2000
  • Tang US D447238 S, Aug. 1, 2001
  • Chen US 5530981 A, Jul. 1, 1996
  • Narwani US 5913346 A, Jun. 1, 1999
  • Dunn et al. US 2002/0100134 A1, Aug. 1, 2002
  • Heisinger, Jr. US 5735864 A, Apr. 1, 1998
  • WO WO 00/64306, Nov. 1, 2000
  • Hohlbein US 2005/0188489 A1, Sep. 1, 2005
  • Blakeman US 2706825 A, Apr. 1, 1955
  • Colt US 1495675 A, May. 1, 1924
  • Lee US D454252 S, Mar. 1, 2002
  • Welt et al. US 5984935 A, Nov. 1, 1999
  • Gavney, Jr. US 6571417 B1, Jun. 1, 2003
  • Hohlbein US 7047591 B2, May. 1, 2006
  • Adams US 4328604 A, May. 1, 1982
  • Bagube US 3633237 A, Jan. 1, 1972
  • Cann US 6408476 B1, Jun. 1, 2002
  • Serediuk US 4114222 A, Sep. 1, 1978
  • Brackin US 6345405 B1, Feb. 1, 2002
  • Van Gelder US D407221 S, Mar. 1, 1999
  • Halm et al. US 6442786 B2, Sep. 1, 2002
  • Zelinski US D423786 S, May. 1, 2000
  • SU 1687243 A1, Oct. 1, 1991
  • Essbach US 1705109 A, Mar. 1, 1929
  • Masterman et al. US 6058541 A, May. 1, 2000
  • Volpenhein et al. US 5839148 A, Nov. 1, 1998
  • Gentile et al. US 5481775 A, Jan. 1, 1996
  • Moskovich et al. US 7614111 B2, Nov. 1, 2009
  • Roberts et al. US 6041467 A, Mar. 1, 2000
  • Bradley US 5269038 A, Dec. 1, 1993
  • Maassarani US 5584690 A, Dec. 1, 1996
  • Stvartak et al. US 6601272 B2, Aug. 1, 2003
  • Weihrauch US 6161245 A, Dec. 1, 2000
  • Solow US 4223417 A, Sep. 1, 1980
  • Chan et al. US D461959 S, Aug. 1, 2002
  • Campbell US 2225331 A, Dec. 1, 1940
  • Hagerty US 697336 A, Apr. 1, 1902
  • Foley et al. US 5779654 A, Jul. 1, 1998
  • Tveras US 5810856 A, Sep. 1, 1998
  • Rosenberg US 2059914 A, Nov. 1, 1936
  • Gleason et al. US 6496999 B1, Dec. 1, 2002
  • Meessmann et al. US 6108869 A, Aug. 1, 2000
  • Wilson et al. US D457325 S, May. 1, 2002
  • Savillaci et al. US 5778476 A, Jul. 1, 1998
  • Green US 1993662 A, Mar. 1, 1935
  • Stocchi US D273635 S, May. 1, 1984
  • Izawa US 1466723 A, Sep. 1, 1923
  • Seifert US 6374448 B2, Apr. 1, 2002
  • Noe et al. US 6119296 A, Sep. 1, 2000
  • Faubert et al. US D75971 S, Aug. 1, 1928
  • Tveras US D376695 S, Dec. 1, 1996
  • Suda et al. US 2001/0014232 A1, Aug. 1, 2001
  • Cho US 6546586 B2, Apr. 1, 2003
  • Chen et al. US 6105191 A, Aug. 1, 2000
  • Protell et al. US 4356585 A, Nov. 1, 1982
  • Klimeck et al. US D475531 S, Jun. 1, 2003
  • Injeyan et al. US 5818856 A, Oct. 1, 1998
  • Kam US 5860183 A, Jan. 1, 1999
  • Weihrauch US 6353958 B2, Mar. 1, 2002
  • Minamii US 2000/0008522, Nov. 1, 2000
  • JP 2001-314232, Nov. 1, 2001
  • Overthun US D416685 S, Nov. 1, 1999
  • Snider US 4488327 A, Dec. 1, 1984
  • McGauley US 2263885 A, May. 1, 1940
  • Wagstaff US 6792642 B2, Sep. 1, 2004
  • Musciano US D423787 S, May. 1, 2000
  • Scheier et al. US 5483722 A, Jan. 1, 1996
  • Linzey US 5027796 A, Jul. 1, 1991
  • Porat et al. US 5528786 A, Jun. 1, 1996
  • Johnson US 1861347 A, May. 1, 1932
  • Stocchi US D272687 S, Feb. 1, 1984
  • Libby US 1251250 A, Dec. 1, 1917
  • Giuliani et al. US 5305492 A, Apr. 1, 1994
  • Braun et al. US 6553604 B1, Apr. 1, 2003
  • Ping US D462527 S, Sep. 1, 2002
  • Hing US 5249327 A, Oct. 1, 1993
  • CN 101296634, Oct. 1, 2008
  • Michaels US 5040260 A, Aug. 1, 1991
  • Carroll US 5511273 A, Apr. 1, 1996
  • Planding US 2042239 A, May. 1, 1936
  • Bressler US 2676350 A, Apr. 1, 1954
  • Samuel US 1817585 A, Aug. 1, 1931
  • Calabrese US 2002/0138928 A1, Oct. 1, 2002
  • Hohlbein US D457323 S, May. 1, 2002
  • Ping US D467430 S, Dec. 1, 2002
  • Strangman US 1002468 A, Sep. 1, 1911
  • WO WO 01/80686, Nov. 1, 2001

Brief Description of the Drawings

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of an embodiment of an oral care implement such as a toothbrush in accordance with this invention. FIG. 2 is a side elevational view …

Description

Field of the Invention

The present invention pertains to an oral care implement having various features that may include a cleaner for cleaning soft tissue surfaces in a user's mouth, tooth cleaning or tooth …

Cross-Reference to Related Patent Applications

The present application is a continuation of U.S. patent application Ser. No. 13/633,422, filed on Oct. 2, 2012, which in turn is a divisional of U.S. patent application Ser. No. 11/866,620 …

Detailed Description of the Invention

The following describes aspects of the invention in the form of various oral care implement configurations that provide a variety of features and functions. Although these aspects are disclosed in the context …

More details about Oral Care Implement Having One or More Moving Sections

Miscellaneous patent data

The grant number is 08857919 (publication number), 41 figures depict the invention details, illustrated by 28 drawings, the grant publication date is Oct. 14, 2014, the invention is titled Oral Care Implement Having One or More Moving Sections, claims 1-6 comprise the invention scope, the assignee location is New York (US); its company is Colgate-Palmolive Company, the published agent's name is Ryan M. Flandro, the drawings include the following: Top, plan view of the toothbrush, Oral Care Implement Having One or More, Side elevational view, in partial, Perspective view of an embodiment, the inventor's last name is Russell, and his first name is Bruce M., the inventor's address - Howell, NJ, the primary classification Processes has been designated to the document, developed by Robert Moskovich et al., similar classification categories are Preparing bristles, Subject matter not provided for in other groups of this subclass, Devices for preparing quills for use as carriers for bristles, shaped as gloves or finger-stalls, Devices for cleaning brushes after use, Implements, Brush and Broom Trimming, Miscellaneous, Cleaning, Machines for inserting or fixing bristles in bodies, Wire banding, Other accessories, e.g. scrapers, rubber buffers for preventing damage to furniture, Other brushes, Brushes with additional arrangements, power-driven, Filling, the application was published on Oct. 9, 2013, particularly claims a method of forming an oral care implement comprising…, the examination was conducted by Laura C Guidotti (3727 USPTO department), the assignee is a United States company, the application number is 14/049,794 (U.S.), the exemplary claims include number 1 and 6.

Invention classification information

The invention is classified under movably during use, specially shaped for holding by the hand, Brush bodies, Handles integral with brushware, Position or arrangement of bristles in relation to surface of the brush body, e.g. inclined, in rows, in groups, Machines for inserting or fixing bristles in bodies, for toothbrushes, Processes, Preparing brush bodies, Other brushes, Brushes with additional arrangements. The designated search classifications include Detachable tuft, Processes, Tooth or nail brush.

Patent details
Publication number 08857919
Publication date Oct. 14, 2014
Kind code B2
Application number 14/049,794
Application date Oct. 9, 2013
Application type U
Application series code 14
National classification 300/21
Total number of claims 6
Exemplary claims 1, 6
Number of drawings 28
Number of figures 41
Quick navigation
More similar inventions

Homogeneous Core Wire Protective Cleaning Tip (US08783787, July 22, 2014 / 13/787,140, March 6, 2013, Processes), Mark N. Borsari et al. / Sanderson-Macleod, Inc. (Palmer, US)

Brush Head Manufacturing Method (US08608251, Dec. 17, 2013 / 13/236,903, Sept. 20, 2011, Processes), Ulrich Stoerkel et al. / Braun GmbH (Kronberg, DE)

Brush Manufacturing Machine (US08585153, Nov. 19, 2013 / 12/605,642, Oct. 26, 2009, Brush-Making Machines), Winfried Ebner / Zahoransky AG (Todtnau, DE)

Also viewed with this patent

Brushes (US08764119, July 1, 2014 / 12/067,497, Sept. 18, 2006, Processes), Stuart Hobbs / L G Harris & Co Limited (Worcestershire, GB)

Customizable Modular Brush System and Method Thereof (US08708423, April 29, 2014 / 13/951,089, July 25, 2013, Processes), Brian Naftal

Method for Manufacturing a Toothbrush and a Bristle Head Thereof, Toothbrush Obtained by Said Method and Mould for Such Method (US08690263, April 8, 2014 / 13/738,440, Jan. 10, 2013, Processes), Eligio Ponzini / Ponzini S.p.A. (Lazzate (Milan), IT

New documents
  • Process for the Production of the Actinobacillus Pleuropneumoniae Toxins APXI or APXIII in a Liquid Culture Medium Under Supply of Air Enriched in Carbon Dioxide
  • Method for Manufacturing Nonvolatile Memory Device
  • Supply Chain Demand Satisfaction
  • Supply-Line Management Device
  • Storage Control Device and Method for Managing Snapshot