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Virgil J Francisco, Mark D Montgomery, Jason M Patterson, Michael Bryan Pike, Ramon Rodriguez: Detergent dispenser for improved detergent removal. Electrolux Home Products, Alston & Bird, December 17, 2013: US08608866 (4 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the present invention are related to a detergent dispenser configured to attach to an interior surface of a dishwasher door. The detergent dispenser may comprise a reservoir configured to hold detergent, wherein a portion of the upper wall of the reservoir has been removed to reduce a ...


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Mark D Montgomery, Virgil J Francisco, Christopher B Lambert, John DeFilippi: Method and system for removing a clog from a dishwasher. Electrolux Home Products, Alston & Bird, April 22, 2014: US08702874 (1 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the present invention are related to a method and an associated system for removing a forming or fully developed clog from a drain hose in a dishwasher. According to one embodiment, the system includes a drain pump configured to remove water from the dishwasher and a drain hose in flu ...


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Virgil J Francisco, Mark D Montgomery, Ralph A Porcaro II: Siphon break apparatus configured to substantially prevent a siphon effect in a fluid conduit of a dishwasher and an associated method. Electrolux Home Products, Alston & Bird, December 8, 2015: US09204780 (1 worldwide citation)

According to example embodiments, a dishwasher may include a siphon break apparatus configured to substantially prevent a siphon effect in a fluid conduit configured to drain a fluid from the dishwasher. The siphon break apparatus may include a first check valve in fluid communication with the fluid ...


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Dennis A Poyner, Glen Mitchell, Jason Duckworth, John DeFilippi, Virgil J Francisco: System and associated method for preventing overfilling in a dishwasher. Electrolux Home Products, Alston & Bird, January 15, 2019: US10178936

A method, system, and computer-program product for preventing overfilling in a dishwasher are disclosed herein. According to one embodiment, a method for preventing overfilling in a dishwasher is provided, wherein the dishwasher includes a water valve for providing water to the dishwasher and a drai ...


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Dennis A Poyner, Glen Mitchell, Jason Duckworth, John DeFilippi, Virgil J Francisco: System and associated method for preventing overfilling in a dishwasher. Electrolux Home Products, Alston & Bird, February 14, 2017: US09565987

A method, system, and computer-program product for preventing overfilling in a dishwasher are disclosed herein. According to one embodiment, a method for preventing overfilling in a dishwasher is provided, wherein the dishwasher includes a water valve for providing water to the dishwasher and a drai ...


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Mark D Montgomery, Virgil J Francisco, Mark W Oglesby: Methods, systems, and apparatuses for performing a quick cycle in a dishwasher. ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS, Alston & Bird, December 12, 2017: US09839945

Method for operating a shortened dishwashing cycle of a dishwasher, dishwasher configured for running the shortened dishwashing cycle and computer program product for operating a shortened dishwashing cycle of a dishwasher. The dishwasher (10) includes a tub (12) configured to hold dishware during a ...


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Troy A Dalsing, David E House, Mark D Montgomery, Daniel Clay White, Virgil J Francisco, Niklas Olson: Fluid circulation arrangement for providing an intensified wash effect in a dishwasher and an associated method. ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS, Alston & Bird, April 5, 2016: US09301670

According to embodiments of the present invention, a dishwasher may provide an intensified wash effect. The dishwasher may include a rack defining a bottom and a sidewall, wherein the rack is adapted to receive dishware therein. A dishwashing fluid supply channel may be configured to supply dishwash ...


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Mark D Montgomery, Dennis A Poyner, Virgil J Francisco, James L Burrows: Method and system for detecting and removing a clogging condition of a filter in a dishwasher. Electrolux Home Products, Alston & Bird, November 24, 2015: US09192280

Embodiments of the present invention relate to methods and systems for detecting and removing a clogging condition of a filter in a dishwasher. According to one embodiment, the method includes determining a normal water level or a normal rate of water level change for a wash cycle of the dishwasher ...