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Paul Adams, Floyd Fairbanks, Anthony Sgroi Jr, Brian Tubby: Multi-mode lighter. Bic Corporation, Pennie & Edmonds, December 3, 2002: US06488492 (22 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a lighter which a user actuates by at least two different modes of operation. In the first mode, a plunger member is positioned to allow a biasing member to oppose movement of an actuating assembly so that a user releases fuel and ignites the lighter only if a high-a ...


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Paul Adams, Andrew J Curello, Floyd Fairbanks: Fuel cartridge with flexible liner containing insert. Societe BIC, The H T Than Law Group, February 6, 2007: US07172825 (18 worldwide citation)

A cartridge connectable to a fuel cell is disclosed. The cartridge comprises an outer casing and an inner flexible liner containing fuel for the fuel cell. The inner flexible liner may have an insert disposed inside the inner liner to facilitate the transport of fuel from the cartridge to the fuel c ...


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Andrew J Curello, Floyd Fairbanks, Charles Loonis: Fuel gauge for fuel cartridges. Societe BIC, The H T Than Law Group, October 10, 2006: US07117732 (13 worldwide citation)

Fuel gauges for fuel supplies for fuel cells are disclosed. Each fuel gauge has a property that is readable by an electrical circuit. These properties are related to the remaining fuel in the fuel supplies. These properties include, but are not limited to, electrical capacitance, magnetic, semi-cond ...


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Paul Adams, Andrew J Curello, Floyd Fairbanks: Fuel cell supply having fuel compatible materials. Societe BIC, The H T Than Law Group, June 13, 2006: US07059582 (13 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a fuel cell supply for a fuel cell having an outer casing, a liner member containing methanol, and a valve component comprising a valve body member and a slidable body member disposed inside the valve body member. The slidable body member is normally biased towar ...


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Paul Adams, Andrew J Curello, Floyd Fairbanks: Fuel cartridge with connecting valve. Societe BIC, The H T Than Law Group, May 26, 2009: US07537024 (12 worldwide citation)

A shut-off valve or connecting valve capable of connecting a fuel supply to a fuel cell is disclosed. The valve comprises a first valve component and a second valve component. Each valve component has an outer housing and a biased slidable member disposed inside the housing forming an internal seal. ...


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Paul Adams, Floyd Fairbanks, Andrew J Curello, Anthony Sgroi Jr: Valves for fuel cartridges. Societe BIC, The H T Than Law Group, July 27, 2010: US07762278 (10 worldwide citation)

Valves for connecting fuel supplies are disclosed. The fuel supplies can be a pressurized or non-pressurized cartridge that can be used with any fuel cells. The valves may include valves that vent gas from the cartridge and allow byproducts produced by the fuel cell to be transported to the fuel car ...


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Brian Tubby, Paul Adams, Floyd Fairbanks: Multi-mode lighter. BIC Corporation, Pennie & Edmonds, December 10, 2002: US06491515 (10 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a lighter which a user actuates by at least two different modes of operation. In the first mode, a biasing member is positioned to oppose movement of an actuating assembly so that a user releases fuel and ignites the lighter only if a high-actuation-force is applied ...


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Alain Rosenzweig, Paul Adams, Andrew J Curello, Floyd Fairbanks, Anthony Sgroi Jr, Constance R Stephan: Hydrogen generating fuel cell cartridges. Societe BIC, The H T Than Law Group, January 27, 2009: US07481858 (9 worldwide citation)

A gas-generating apparatus includes a reaction chamber having a first reactant, a reservoir having an optional second reactant, and a self-regulated flow control device. The self-regulated flow control device stops the flow of reactant from the reservoir to the reaction chamber when the pressure of ...


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Paul Adams, Andrew J Curello, Floyd Fairbanks: Fuel cell supply including information storage device and control system. Societe Bic, The H T Than Law Group, July 24, 2012: US08227121 (9 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a fuel cell system with various features for optimal operations of an electronic device, a battery charger or a fuel refilling device. The fuel cell system includes an information storage device associated with the fuel supply, pump and/or refitting device. The i ...


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Andrew J Curello, Floyd Fairbanks, Constance R Stepan, Anthony Sgroi Jr, Michael Curello: Hydrogen generating fuel cell cartridges. Societe Bic, The H T Than Law Group, March 1, 2011: US07896934 (8 worldwide citation)

A gas-generating apparatus (10) includes a reaction chamber (18) containing a solid fuel component (24) and a liquid fuel component (22) that is introduced into the reaction chamber by a fluid path, such as a tube, nozzle, or valve. The flow of the liquid fuel to the solid fuel is self-regulated. Ot ...