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Zenon Ioannis Mandralis, Alfred Yoakim, Jean Paul Denisart, Jean Luc Denisart, Hans Peter Pleisch: Device for preparing a drink from a capsule by injection of a pressurized fluid and capsule-holder adapted therefore. Nestec, Winston & Strawn, December 30, 2008: US07469628 (42 worldwide citation)

Device for preparation of a drink from a food substance contained in a capsule (6) comprising a fluid supply unit (5) comprising fluid supply means (50); a capsule holder (4) configured to receive a capsule (6). The capsule holder is removable from the fluid supply unit and can comprise a fluid inje ...


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Jean Luc Denisart, Antoine Cahen, Alfred Yoakim: Closed capsule with opening means. Nestec, K&L Gates, October 20, 2009: US07604826 (38 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a capsule containing a substance for the preparation of a beverage that is designed to be extracted by injection of a fluid under pressure. The capsule comprises a closed chamber containing the substance with at least part of the closed chamber including a retaining ...


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Jean Luc Denisart, Jean Luc Colantonio, Lucio Scorrano: Extraction device with built-in capsule loading system. Nestec, Bell Boyd & Lloyd, September 13, 2005: US06941855 (29 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a device for feeding capsules containing a substance to be extracted in an extraction system under pressure for the preparation of a drink. The device includes a supply of capsules arranged in several series, and a mechanism for individually unloading one capsule into a rece ...


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Antoine Ryser, Christophe Boussemart, Jean Luc Denisart, Antoine Cahen: Cap extraction device. Nestec, K&L Gates, April 27, 2010: US07703380 (21 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a device for extracting a cap (16) comprising a first part (2), a second part (3) which is movable with respect to the second part (2) which is provided with a space for the cap and defines the cap extracting position in a closed position thereof, an introduction and positio ...


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Zenon Ioannis Mandralis, Peter Koch, Francisco Campiche, Jean Luc Denisart, Antoine Cahen, Alfred Yoakim: System and method for dispensing beverages having different foam levels from capsules. K&L Gates, March 30, 2010: US07685930 (20 worldwide citation)

A system for selectively delivering different beverages having different foam levels by injection of a fluid under pressure into a capsule that contains a beverage-forming substance. The capsules include a chamber containing the substance and a beverage dispensing structure adapted to retain a certa ...


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Karl Hug, Jean Luc Denisart, Jean Paul Denisart: Device for preparing a beverage. Nestec, Bell Boyd & Lloyd, May 27, 2008: US07377207 (14 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a device for preparing a beverage, comprising:—a water reservoir (1);—a chamber (5) that is connected to said reservoir for delivering water;—means (17) for filling said chamber with water;—means (16) for emptying water from the chamber;—a compressed gas reservoir (2) with a ...


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Jean Paul Denisart, Patrick Caprotti, Jean Luc Denisart, Alex Kollep: Device and method for preparing a drink from a food substance contained in a capsule. Nestec, K & L Gates, December 21, 2010: US07854192 (12 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a method of wetting and/or dissolving a substance contained in a capsule for producing a beverage consisting, by means of a piercing and injection element, in piercing the capsule and injecting a liquid under pressure into the capsule to wet and/or dissolve the substance; th ...


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Jean Luc Denisart, Jean Paul Denisart, Zenon Ioannis Mandralis: Method of improving the production of foam during the preparation of drinks from a cartridge and device for its implementation. Nestec, K&L Gates, April 26, 2011: US07930972 (9 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method of obtaining a frothy drink from a cartridge, the cartridge being made up of at least one chamber containing at least a preparation for a drink. Where the cartridge is injected with a predetermined volume of fluid, a first part of which essentially consists of air which is compr ...


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Jean Paul Denisart, Patrick Caprotti, Jean Luc Denisart, Alfred Yoakim, Alexandre Kollep: Method and device for preparation of a drink from capsules containing a substance. Nestec, K&L Gates, January 26, 2010: US07650831 (9 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a device for preparing a beverage by injection of water through a capsule containing a substance to be dissolved and/or to be extracted. The device comprises at least one water-injection system for introducing water inside the capsule. The injection system can be switched in ...


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Christian Jarisch, Jean Luc Denisart, Antoine Ryser, Patrick Kern: Extraction module for a capsule-based beverage production device. Nestec, K&L Gates, September 25, 2012: US08272319 (7 worldwide citation)

A device for producing a beverage from a capsule, comprising a motor-driven extraction module which comprises a first jaw member and a cooperating second jaw member, wherein in an opened state of the extraction module the jaw members are distanced from each other while in the closed state the jaw me ...