Abstract

Products which decompose when exposed to water are disclosed. The products comprise polyvinyl alcohol, talc, polyethylene glycol, and one or more of fiberglass and a titanium complex. The hardness or softness of the products may be varied by varying the relative amounts of talc, fiberglass, and titanium complex used therein. The products may be formed …

Legal parties

Party
Inventors (applicants): Carson K. Winget, Kenny D. Lewis
Assignees (initial): Swingnuts Inc. (Saint George, US)
Agents: Bingham McCutchen LLP (attorney)

The application was examined by Kriellion Sanders (USPTO dept. 1761)

Claims

  • 1. A product selected from the group consisting of a golf tee, a pellet, a tent …
  • 2. The product of claim 1 , wherein the product is configured to decompose by at least …
  • 3. The product of claim 2 , wherein the product is configured to decompose by at least …

Cited documents

Patents

  • Bastioli et al. US 2011/0071238 A1 / 524/17, Mar. 1, 2011
  • Saini et al. US 7677315 B2 / 166/308.1, Mar. 1, 2010
  • Winget et al. US 8227523 B2 / 523/124, Jul. 1, 2012

Drawings

Brief Description of the Drawings

In the drawings, like reference characters generally refer to the same parts throughout the different views. Drawings are not necessarily to scale, as emphasis is placed on illustration of the principles …

Description

Field of the Invention

The present invention relates to products and compositions that break down rapidly …

Cross-Reference to Prior Applications

This application is a continuation application of U.S. patent application Ser. No. 12/979,853 filed Dec. 28, …

Detailed Description

The present invention relates to outdoor products designed to decompose rapidly in the environment. In certain embodiments, the present invention utilizes a mixture of PVA, PEG and a suitable stiffener. …

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Miscellaneous patent data

Located in Saint George (US), the assignee company is Swingnuts Inc., the grant number is 08455567 (publication number), invented by Kenny D. Lewis et al., the protection scope is defined by 19 claims, the patent particularly claims a product selected from the group consisting of a golf tee, a pellet…, the application number is 13/531,963 (U.S.), similar patents are classified under Thiols, having more than two nitrogen atoms in the ring, Lead pencil or marking crayon composition or process of preparing, Solar energy absorption or solar reflection composition or process of preparing, containing sulfur, Organic nitrogen compound is amine-aldehyde condensation product, Solid propellant binder composition or process of preparing, Halogen-containing compounds, Containing organic salt of a transition metal, condensed with carbocyclic rings, the claim 1 is exemplary as chosen by the examiner, the assignee classification - a United States company, the grant publication date is Jun. 4, 2013, categorized under Composition containing an additive which enhances degradation by environmental stimuli or process of preparing as a primary classification, was examined by Kriellion Sanders, the main examiner (1761 USPTO department), the invention is named Water-Soluble Product, the application publication date is Jun. 25, 2012, the invention description is illustrated by 2 drawings, explained by 2 figures, the exemplary patent drawings are Water-Soluble Product, Schematic perspective view of a golf, the recorded agent's company is Bingham McCutchen LLP, the applicant's name is Carson K. Winget, the applicant's location - Saint George, UT, the inventor's name is Lewis Kenny D., the inventor's state is UT, city - Saint George.

Invention classification information

The invention is classified under Talc (soapstone) DNRM, Glass, Material contains glass, Ethers, Acetals, Ketals, Ortho-esters, Composition containing an additive which enhances degradation by environmental stimuli or process of preparing, Carbon atom single bonded to an oxygen atom and wherein the carbon atom is not double bonded to a chalcogen atom DNRM, e.g., alcohols, etc., Two or more OH groups, Alcohols, Metal alcoholates, Silicon-containing compounds. The designated search classifications include Carbon atom single bonded to an oxygen atom and wherein the carbon atom is not double bonded to a chalcogen atom DNRM, e.g., alcohols, etc., Two or more OH groups, Composition containing an additive which enhances degradation by environmental stimuli or process of preparing, Talc (soapstone) DNRM, Material contains glass.

Patent details
Publication number 08455567
Publication date Jun. 4, 2013
Kind code B2
Application number 13/531,963
Application date Jun. 25, 2012
Application type U
Application series code 13
National classification 523/124
Total number of claims 19
Exemplary claims 1
Number of drawings 2
Number of figures 2
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