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Michael J McMahon, Peter Moran: Surgical instruments. Thomas R Vigil, John G Bisbikis, November 21, 1995: US05467763 (241 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument includes a plurality of segments which can be moved relative to each other from a first position in which the segments extend in a straight direction and can be inserted through an opening in a body to a second position in which segments are brought tight against each other to ...


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Michael J McMahon, Paul P Spanier: Reclosable bag material, method and apparatus. Minigrip, Hill Van Santen Steadman & Simpson, March 20, 1990: US04909017 (176 worldwide citation)

A new method of making a form fill bag having a reclosable fastener thereon and a mechanism therefor wherein a continuous length of film is advanced and joined first and second fastener profile strips are laid laterally onto the film of a length substantially equal to one-half of the film width, the ...


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Michael Z Land, Peter N McConnell, Michael J McMahon: System and method for multimedia authoring and playback. Coolernet, Dergosits & Noah, December 26, 2006: US07155676 (103 worldwide citation)

A system and method for authoring and playback of multimedia content together with sharing, interconnecting and navigating the content using a computer network is disclosed. Creation, presentation and sharing of multimedia content and applications takes place within an active authoring environment, ...


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Michael J McMahon, Art Malin, Steve Ausnit: Methods of making slide-zippered reclosable packages on horizontal form-fill-seal machines. Illinois Tool Works, Pitney Hardin Kipp and Szuch, October 31, 2000: US06138439 (73 worldwide citation)

Methods of making slide-zippered reclosable packages are provided. In one embodiment, a pair of opposing film extensions are provided on each package between which a zipper and slider are attached. In another embodiment, sliders are inserted on to zippered packages output from a form-fill-seal machi ...


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Michael J McMahon: Application system for sliders at form-fill-seal machine. Illinois Tool Works, Pitney Hardin Kipp & Szuch, January 30, 2001: US06178722 (70 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for manufacturing reclosable bags having slide zippers on a form-fill-seal machine is provided. In a first embodiment the sliders are preapplied to the zipper and the bags are made using conventional form-fill-seal techniques. In a second embodiment a coil of sliders is fed in ...


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Michael J McMahon, Leonard E Johnson: Packaging arrangement for preparing and serving food products. Signode Corporation, Dressler Goldsmith Shore Sutker & Milnamow, April 28, 1987: US04660716 (58 worldwide citation)

A packaging arrangement for preparing and serving food products is disclosed which facilitates packaging, preparation, and serving of two or more food products in the arrangement. The construction includes a unitary, one-piece partitioned tray which defines a plurality of cavities for respectively r ...


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Art Malin, Donald L Van Erden, James G Kohl Jr, Michael J McMahon: Zipper strip and method of positioning the strip transverse longitudinal axis. Illinois Tool Works, Kane Dalsimer Sullivan and Levy, April 4, 2000: US06044621 (55 worldwide citation)

A zipper strip for a reclosable bag or package includes a male interlocking profile and a female interlocking profile. The male interlocking profile includes a male interlocking member and a male web coextruded therewith. In like manner, the female interlocking profile includes a female interlocking ...


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Michael J McMahon, Donald L Van Erden, Robert G Kobetsky, Art Malin, Zdenek Machacek: Slide zipper assembly. Illinois Tool Works, Kane Dalsimer Sullivan Kurucz Levy Eisele and Richard, September 21, 1999: US05953796 (54 worldwide citation)

A slide zipper assembly comprising an interlocked zipper and a slider is provided. The zipper has a first profile and a second profile. The profiles have arms ending in hooks that are engaged when the zipper is in a closed position. The slider is disposed for movement along the zipper. The slider ha ...


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Michael J McMahon, Donald L Van Erden, Robert G Kobetsky, Art Malin, Zdenek Machacek: Slide zipper assembly. Illinois Tool Works, Kane Dalsimer Sullivan and Levy, January 18, 2000: US06014795 (46 worldwide citation)

A slide zipper assembly comprising an interlocked zipper and a slider is provided. The zipper has a first profile and a second profile. The profiles have arms ending in hooks that are engaged when the zipper is in a closed position. The slider is disposed for movement along the zipper. The slider ha ...


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Michael J McMahon: Web control means and method for bag making machine. Illinois Tool Works, Hill Van Santen Steadman & Simpson, May 14, 1991: US05014498 (42 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for making and filling bags from plastic film, wrapping an endless supply about a forming and filling tube where the supply has a plastic zipper profile extending intermediate the edges of the film material, controlling the feed of film over a sharp edge of a former so that a ...



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