Donald Cox, Ken McGuire, Scott Stanley, Lee Arent, Andrew Rapach, Jun You, Marc Bourgeois, Joseph Lester, Kory Gunnerson: Flexible containers having flexible valves. The Procter & Gamble Company, Charles R Ware, Jeffrey V Bamber, July 4, 2017: US09694965

Non-durable self-supporting flexible containers having product volumes and structural support volumes are provided with a valve mechanism to facilitate dispensing fluid product from the product support volume. One or more tension-inducing elements may be used to provide the valves with the ability t ...

Yair Segalovitz, Omer Shoor, Yaron Lipman, Nir Tzemah, Natalie Verter: System and method for detecting objects in an image. PHOTOMYNE, May Patents, September 5, 2017: US09754163

A method for cropping photos images captured by a user from an image of a page of a photo album is described. Corners in the page image are detected using corner detection algorithm or by detecting intersections of line-segments (and their extensions) in the image using edge, corner, or line detecti ...

Michael P Conti, Everett Sidney Kettle, Zachary A Lownds, Leif A Norland, Mitchell L Robertson: High performance adjustable juicer with whole foods feed chute. Whirlpool Corporation, Price Heneveld, June 13, 2017: US09675101

A juicing system with a drive mechanism and a juicer assembly, where the juicer assembly includes a main housing defining a cavity. A lid encloses a top portion of the cavity and has an opening therethrough. An auger is disposed within the cavity and has a top portion and a bottom portion. The auger ...

Norman R Byrne, Daniel P Byrne, Timothy J Warwick, Thomas A Petersen, Randell E Pate: Branched electrical system. Gardner Linn Burkhart & Flory, February 13, 2018: US09893482

A branched electrical system is adapted for providing multiple users with access to high and/or low voltage electrical power in work areas or high density seating areas, such as stadium or theater seating, work rooms, lecture halls, and public transportation vehicles. The system includes a main line ...

Derry Shribman, Ofer Vilenski: System and method for improving internet communication by using intermediate nodes. Hola Networks, May Patents, August 22, 2017: US09742866

A method for fetching a content from a web server to a client device is disclosed, using tunnel devices serving as intermediate devices. The client device access an acceleration server to receive a list of available tunnel devices. The requested content is partitioned into slices, and the client dev ...

Scott Kendyl Stanley, Kenneth Stephen McGuire, Tadayoshi Ishihara, Lee Mathew Arent, Jun You, Joseph Craig Lester, Benjamin Jacob Clare, Marc Richard Bourgeois, Charles John Berg Jr: Flexible containers with easily variable sizing. The Procter & Gamble Company, Charles R Ware, Jeffrey V Bamber, July 4, 2017: US09694942

Non-durable self-supporting flexible containers with easily variable sizing. Line ups of flexible containers have similar sizes, shapes, and constructions, but hold differing amounts of fluent product at unexpected fill heights.


James Stacy Annis, Jeremy T Wolters: Stand mixer wiping beater. Whirlpool Corporation, November 12, 2013: US08579496

A mixing beater for a small appliance includes a metallic frame including an arm; a rigid plastic shell extending over the arm; and only one scraper. The scraper extends over the rigid plastic shell and has a flexible blade configured to contact an inner surface of a mixing bowl when viewed in a fir ...

Michael Clark Campbell, Paul Wesley Etter, James Adrian Riley, Jerry Wayne Smith: Hybrid heater with dual function heating capability. LEXMARK INTERNATIONAL, January 24, 2017: US09551962

A fuser heater member for an electrophotographic imaging device, including a heater member. According to an example embodiment, the heater member includes positive temperature coefficient (PTC) material disposed along a width of a fuser nip of the fuser assembly; first and second electrodes disposed ...

Russell Gaudiana, Daniel Patrick McGahn, Charles H Cella: Photovoltaic sensor facilities in a home environment. Merck Patent, Bowditch & Dewey, Roger P Zimmerman, March 28, 2017: US09607301

Photovoltaic cells, facilities, systems and methods, as well as related compositions, are disclosed. Embodiments involve providing a sensor in association with a photovoltaic facility to form a sensor-pv facility; and providing the sensor-pv facility in a kit adapted for purchase by a consumer to be ...

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