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Brenda Ellen Copple, Kristin Elizabeth Creed: Method of redeeming collectible points. Recot, Colin P Cahoon, Carstens Yee & Cahoon, January 23, 2001: US06178408 (288 worldwide citation)

A method for redeeming collectible points using on-line bidding for promotional items. Promotional points are collected by consumer purchases of products associated with the points or other consumer behavior. Consumers accumulate the points and then redeem them by bidding on promotional items posted ...


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John L Center, James W Stalder: Co-dispensing snack food products and beverages from a vending machine. Recot, Rothwell Figg Ernst & Kurz, March 25, 1997: US05613620 (82 worldwide citation)

A process for co-dispensing beverages and snack food products from a single vending machine, and a vending machine including filled beverage and snack food containers. Filled beverage containers and filled snack food containers are stored in the vending machine and a buyer, upon payment, product sel ...


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John L Center, Paul R Schmidt: Resealable package. Recot, Rothwell Figg Ernst & Kurz, January 7, 1992: US05078509 (70 worldwide citation)

A resealable package for snack food items and a method of making the same from a sheet of flexible material. Two side edges of the sheet are joined together in a seam, with a flap extending longitudinally from an exterior surface of the package. A resealable adhesive is disposed beneath the flap, wh ...


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William A V Weaver, Richard G Haycock, James Bowie Lindenblatt: Predestruction note image audit. Recot, Colin P Cahoon, Carstens Yee & Cahoon, February 26, 2002: US06351552 (65 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods for identifying a note that has been destroyed or dispensed. The apparatus and methods determine and record the image of the note just prior to or as the note is being engaged by shredding tines or a note feeder. The apparatus can be used in conjunction with an OCR system such ...


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Edward Anthony Bezek, Patrick Joseph Bierschenk, John Joseph Michels: Consumables container with multi-functional cap. Recot, Colin P Cahoon, Carstens Yee & Cahoon, October 29, 2002: US06472007 (58 worldwide citation)

An improved container for food and other perishable products comprising a simple construction and a multi-functional cap. The container allows for the storage of multiple products separately within the container as well as consumption of the products while “on the go.” The multi-functional cap nests ...


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Anthony Robert Knoerzer, Garrett William Kohl: Electroluminescent flexible film for product packaging. Recot, Colin P Cahoon, Carstens Yee & Cahoon L, October 28, 2003: US06637906 (54 worldwide citation)

A flexible electroluminescent film, and packaging material and packages made therefrom, that incorporates electroluminescent material within the polymer packaging film layers to enable the film to be illuminated without an external light source. The film may also comprise various thin-film items, su ...


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John L Center, James W Stalder: Co-dispensing snack food products and beverages from a vending machine. Recot, Rothwell Figg Ernst & Kurz, August 29, 1995: US05445287 (51 worldwide citation)

A process for co-dispensing beverages and snack food products from a single vending machine. Filled beverage containers and filled snack food containers are stored in the vending machine and a buyer, upon payment, product selection, etc., can obtain both a beverage, e.g., a soft drink, and a snack f ...


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Garrett William Kohl, Steven Kenneth Tucker: Vertical stand-up pouch quick change module. Recot, Colin P Cahoon, Carstens Yee & Cahoon L, January 20, 2004: US06679034 (51 worldwide citation)

A vertical stand-up pouch, flat bottom bag, or flexible package, and method for manufacturing same, constructed with a quick change module modification to existing vertical form and fill packaging machines. The invention involves producing a vertical stand-up pouch or flat bottom bag from a single s ...


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William P Ladd: Apparatus and method for controlling distribution of product in manufacturing process. Recot, Rothwell Figg Ernst & Manbeck, January 15, 2002: US06339727 (38 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method for controlling the distribution of product items over a manufacturing line, in particular, for controlling the distribution of potato slices across the width of a fryer in a commercial potato chip manufacturing process, includes a number of sensors for measuring the moisture co ...


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Hanny Kanafani, Bobby J Longan, Paul R Schmidt, Lawrence W Wisdom: Method for microwave heating of low moisture food products. Recot, Thomas P Schur, January 22, 1991: US04987280 (35 worldwide citation)

A novel package assembly and method are disclosed whereby a food product having a moisture content of less than 5 weight percent is disposed in a sealed package in which a sealed packet of an aqueous solution is also disposed; so that upon exposure to microwave radiation, the solution in the sealed ...