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Patrick H Wnek, Terrence P Lafferty, Richard G Robison, Lorin R Cole, Brian R O Hagan, Scott W Middleton: Insulating microwave interactive packaging. Graphic Packaging International, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice PLLC, March 28, 2006: US07019271 (90 worldwide citation)

The combination of insulating material with microwave interactive food packaging for enhanced cooking properties is disclosed. An insulating microwave packaging material (200) and a method of making the same are also disclosed. In one embodiment, the insulating microwave packaging material (200) is ...


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Mary E Shepard, Robert J Blemberg, Scott W Middleton, Jerry F Jesse: Thermoformable multilayer polymeric film. American National Can Company, McDermott Will & Emery, May 30, 2000: US06068933 (41 worldwide citation)

A clear, multilayer polymeric film that is desirable for thermoforming applications. The film in its various embodiments include two inner layers of nylon and/or a core layer of ethylene vinyl alcohol or ethylene vinyl alcohol copolymer sandwiched between the two inner nylon layers. The film can als ...


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Patrick H Wnek, Terrence P Lafferty, Richard G Robison, Lorin R Cole, Brian R O Hagan, Scott W Middleton: Insulating microwave interactive packaging. Graphic Packaging International, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice PLLC, April 1, 2008: US07351942 (40 worldwide citation)

A microwave energy interactive insulating material is provided. The material may include a susceptor film comprising a microwave energy interactive material supported on a first polymeric film layer, a moisture-containing layer superposed with the microwave energy interactive material, and a second ...


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Scott W Middleton, Lee J Murray Jr, Steven R Felstein: Polyester coated paperboard for forming food containers and process for producing the same. American Can Company, Robert P Auber, Ira S Dorman, Harry C Engstrom, April 3, 1979: US04147836 (40 worldwide citation)

A coated paperboard product and a process for producing the same which includes corona discharge treatment of a paperboard surface and subsequent extrusion of molten polyester thereon. The resulting product has a very high degree of adhesion between the paperboard and polyester layers, and is capabl ...


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Lorin R Cole, Timothy H Bohrer, Scott W Middleton, Richard G Robison, Terrence P Lafferty, Brian R O Hagan, Patrick H Wnek: Microwave cooking packages and methods of making thereof. Graphic Packaging International, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice PLLC, April 29, 2008: US07365292 (33 worldwide citation)

A microwave insulating material includes a dimensionally stable support, a patterned adhesive layer overlying at least a portion of the support, a polymer film layer overlying the patterned adhesive layer, and a plurality of expandable cells disposed between the support and the polymer film layer an ...


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Scott W Middleton, Lorin R Cole, Patrick H Wnek: Microwave packaging for multicomponent meals. Graphic Packaging International, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice PLLC, January 13, 2009: US07476830 (29 worldwide citation)

Various constructs are provided for heating a plurality of different food items to their respective desired serving temperatures in a microwave oven in about the same amount of time.


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Lorin R Cole, Timothy H Bohrer, Scott W Middleton, Richard G Robison, Terrence P Lafferty, Brian R O Hagan, Patrick H Wnek: Microwave cooking packages and methods of making thereof. Graphic Packaging International, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice PLLC, June 2, 2009: US07541562 (27 worldwide citation)

A microwave insulating material includes a dimensionally stable support, a patterned adhesive layer overlying at least a portion of the support, a polymer film layer overlying the patterned adhesive layer, and a plurality of expandable cells disposed between the support and the polymer film layer an ...


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Richard G Robison, Lorin R Cole, Timothy H Bohrer, Scott W Middleton, Terrence P Lafferty, Brian R O Hagan, Patrick H Wnek: Microwave interactive flexible packaging. Graphic Packaging International, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice PLLC, January 29, 2008: US07323669 (25 worldwide citation)

A package configured to receive a food item for storage and heating therein is disclosed. The package includes an opening and a closure mechanism and comprises an insulating microwave material. A plurality of packages in a stacked relation also is provided.


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Scott W Middleton, Mark R Sinclair, Brian R O Hagan, Patrick H Wnek, Terrence P Lafferty, Peter W Blaas, Kevin J Hjort, Patrick J Smith: Container having a rim or other feature encapsulated by or formed from injection-molded material. Graphic Packaging International, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice PLLC, January 4, 2011: US07862318 (24 worldwide citation)

A tray (100) or container (478) which may be hermetically sealed having a flange (116), rim (124), handle (258), rib, bottom surface (500), sidewall (114), or other portion that is encapsulated by or formed from injection-molded material.


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Mary E Shepard, Scott W Middleton, Robert J Blemberg, Jerry F Jesse: Thermoformable multilayer polymeric film. Pechiney Emballage Flexible Europe, McDermott Will & Emery, May 13, 2003: US06562476 (18 worldwide citation)

A clear, multilayer polymeric film that is desirable for thermoforming applications. The film in its various embodiments include two inner layers of nylon and/or a core layer of ethylene vinyl alcohol or ethylene vinyl alcohol copolymer sandwiched between the two inner nylon layers. The film also ha ...