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Frank Yang, Joseph Sandor: Trash can with power operated lid. simplehuman, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, February 2, 2010: US07656109 (33 worldwide citation)

A trash can can include a sensor for detecting the presence of an object near a lower portion of the trash can. The detection of the object can be used to signal the trash can to open its lid. The trash can can include an electric drive unit for opening and closing the lid.


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Frank Yang, Joseph Sandor: Trash can assembly with locking lid. simplehuman, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, May 31, 2011: US07950543 (32 worldwide citation)

A trash can assembly has a shell and a lid fitted over the top end of the shell. The lid has a slidable lock member that is removably engaged to a portion of the shell to prevent the lid from being opened.


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Frank Yang, Joseph Sandor: Trash can assembly. Simplehuman, Raymond Sun, June 2, 2009: US07540396 (32 worldwide citation)

A trash can assembly has a shell, a lid fitted over the top end of the shell, a pedal positioned adjacent the bottom end of the shell, a link assembly coupling the pedal and the lid, and a motion damper coupled to the link assembly for slowing the closing motion of the lid. The assembly also include ...


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Frank Yang, Joseph Sandor: Receptacle with motion dampers for lid and air filtration device. simplehuman, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, April 16, 2013: US08418869 (31 worldwide citation)

A receptacle having a lid which has a pair of dampers configured to slow the movement of the lid from an open position toward a closed position. The dampers are provided at opposite ends of a pedal connected to the receptacle body at opposite lateral positions relative to a side of the receptacle bo ...


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Frank Yang, Joseph Sandor, Orlando Cardenas: Electric soap dispenser. simplehuman, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, February 7, 2012: US08109411 (31 worldwide citation)

An electric soap dispenser that includes sensors for detecting the presence of an object. The dispenser can be configured to dispense an amount of liquid soap, for example, upon detecting the presence of an object. The dispenser can include various features for enhancing the performance thereof. For ...


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Frank Yang, Joseph Sandor: Trash can assembly. Simplehuman, Raymond Sun, October 5, 2010: US07806285 (29 worldwide citation)

A trash can assembly has a lid pivotably coupled to an upper end of an outer shell, and a pivoting pedal bar that is coupled to the lid via a link rod. The closing motion of the lid is dampened by counter-balancing the closing force of the lid, which can be accomplished by generating a counter-balan ...


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Frank Yang, Joseph Sandor, Orlando Cardenas: Electric soap dispenser. simplehuman, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, January 3, 2012: US08087543 (24 worldwide citation)

An electric soap dispenser that includes sensors for detecting the presence of an object. The dispenser can be configured to dispense an amount of liquid soap, for example, upon detecting the presence of an object. The dispenser can include various features for enhancing the performance thereof. For ...


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Frank Yang, Joseph Sandor: Receptacle with motion dampers for lid and air filtration device. simplehuman, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, October 29, 2013: US08567630 (23 worldwide citation)

A receptacle having a lid which has a pair of dampers configured to slow the movement of the lid from an open position toward a closed position. The dampers are provided at opposite ends of a pedal connected to the receptacle body at opposite lateral positions relative to a side of the receptacle bo ...


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Frank Yang, Tzu Hao Wei, Myk Wayne Lum, Yoon J Kim: Trash can with power operated lid. simplehuman, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, October 29, 2013: US08569980 (22 worldwide citation)

A trash can include a sensor for detecting the presence of an object near a portion of the trash can. The detection of the object can be used to signal the trash can to open its lid. The trash can include an electronic drive unit for opening and closing the lid.


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Frank Yang, Adam C Wade, Myk Wayne Lum: Dish rack with swinging arm. Simplehuman, Raymond Sun, June 12, 2007: US07228975 (22 worldwide citation)

A dish rack has a wire frame base, a horizontal wire segment coupled to the wire frame base, and a swinging arm pivotably coupled to the horizontal wire segment. The swinging arm has a plurality of holders and a lock mechanism that removably engages the swinging arm with a portion of the wire frame ...