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Arnold Thaler, Philip Y H Cheung: Self-cleaning litter box. HP Intellectual, Barry E Deutsch, April 30, 2002: US06378461 (35 worldwide citation)

A self-cleaning litter box for cats employs a comb drive to drive a comb through litter to remove waste from the litter. A sensor for detecting the presence of an obstruction is coupled to the comb drive and stops the comb drive upon detecting an obstruction. A manual mode selector switch and an act ...


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James A Tebo Jr: Seal in a coffeemaker. HP Intellectual, January 31, 2006: US06990891 (33 worldwide citation)

A brewing apparatus including a housing having a movable lid; a water heater connected to the housing; a pod carrier removably connected to the housing; a seal connected to the lid for movement towards and away from a top side of the pod carrier as the lid is moved between an open position and a clo ...


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Daniel J Plavcan, Paul Holbrook: Food processor. HP Intellectual, Barry E Deutsch, July 13, 1999: US05921485 (30 worldwide citation)

A first embodiment of a food processor 30 includes a base housing 32, a bowl 34, an implement 132 and a lid 36 formed with a two chute unit 201 and a food pusher 208 for facilitating the introduction of foodstuff into the bowl. A second embodiment of a food processor 230 further includes a small bow ...


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James A Sandor, Charles Z Krasznai, Charles S Mertler Jr deceased: Combined user actuation and thermostat switch assembly. HP Intellectual, Barry E Deutsch, June 27, 2000: US06080967 (21 worldwide citation)

An electric toaster comprising a heating element; and a combined user actuation and thermostat switch assembly connected to the heating element. The switch assembly comprises a thermostat having a bi-metal electrical contact blade and a snap-acting electrical contact blade, and a user actuated membe ...


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Albert John Hofeldt: Machine for mixing and dispensing salad dressings. HP Intellectual, Albert Hofeldt, Robert M Schwartz, Werner H Stemer, November 8, 2005: US06962432 (20 worldwide citation)

My invention is a mixer and dispenser having a dispensing top with an outflow channel, an air vent, and an air vent valve that adjusts the vacuum inside the dispenser; a rotor attached to a battery powered motor; and two switches, one for operating automatically upon pouring and the other manually a ...


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Anthony B Grant, Donald O Land, Richard J Rogissart, James A Tebo Jr, John Joseph Scarchilli, James Earl Trout: Brewing apparatus water temperature control. HP Intellectual, March 28, 2006: US07017472 (16 worldwide citation)

A brewing apparatus, such as a coffeemaker, including a hot water heater; a first temperature sensor connected to the hot water heater; a second temperature sensor connected to either a cold water inlet to the heater or a hot water outlet from the heater; a pump connected to the cold water inlet for ...


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Jan Hippen, Paul Holbrook, Iulius Lucaci, Angelika I Schubert Belle: Caddy for appliance. HP Intellectual, Barry E Deutsch, November 9, 1999: US05979850 (16 worldwide citation)

A caddy 30 for a hand mixer 32 includes a base 38 and a cover 40 which are joined to form a housing 36. The housing 36 is formed with a nest 74 having a pair of mounting posts 44 extending upward from a floor wall 76 of the nest. The mounting posts 44 are formed with a stem 54, an annular groove 56 ...


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Patrick B Nolan: Apparatus and method for making beverages in a microwave oven. HP Intellectual, Barry E Deutsch, May 11, 1999: US05902620 (15 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for preparing beverages comprises a liquid container and a drink medium container including a housing having a tubular member extending downward into the liquid container. The drink medium container includes a filter apparatus capable of containing a drink medium. A drink container incl ...


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Raymond H Legatti, Brian Guptill, Les Campbell: Device safety system and method. HP Intellectual Corporation, Technology Research Corporation, Baker Botts L, December 7, 2004: US06829123 (15 worldwide citation)

A protective arrangement in a device that protects the device and personnel or users of the device when undesirable conditions develop within the device. The protective arrangement de-couples a power source from the device, prevents access to the device that may harm a user or aggravate the undesira ...


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Stuart Naft, George M Drizos, Edward M Kubicz, Lee H Eckert, Michael J Marchetti, Roger Lockshier, Scott Rosander, Carmine Mancini: Process for making a comfort grip handle. HP Intellectual, Barry E Deutsch, February 15, 2000: US06024903 (12 worldwide citation)

An improved process for producing integral, composite handles having cushioned comfort grips, for appliances such as electric steam irons, comprising a first step of injection molding a one-piece handle substrate of strong, rigid, resinous composition having the desired predetermined shape and desig ...



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