Some promising patents this week including an invention for restraining someone, a painter-friendly ladder and a flame resistant garment. Plus, another patent for Capital One and a few for Phillip Morris.
The R&D Dept.
The brains at Hamilton Beach in Glen Allen have been busy lately with several new patents this week. A Shockoe Slip-based drug device maker gets yet another patent. And Phillip Morris has now invented a dissolvable tobacco strip.
Local patents this week for VCU, Capital One, Phillip Morris and a Midlothian humidifier maker. Plus a local inventor has a hand in a patent for Freddie Mac, and someone in Glen Allen wants to patent a pillow case.
Technical patents awarded locally this week to Afton Chemical, Dupont, Honeywell and others.
Some interesting patents this week including a new invention for local startup Intelliject, a flower stem wrapper and genetic soybean research. And just in time for margarita season, a new blender design from the brains at Hamilton Beach in Glen Allen.
A smorgasbord of patents this week including an invention to help select health insurance plans, a proposed patent for a drink maker, some high-tech gloves and a some sort of explosive-related device.
Capital One has a new invention to help people get more credit. Plus, the brains at Afton Chemical are at it again; and a local inventors teams with a group in India on a complex invention.
Another dog-related invention patented by a local pet supply manufacturer; a bunch of new patents for Afton Chemical, one for MeadWestvaco, an initial claims patent for a kettle; and as usual, a cigarette-related patent for Philip Morris.
A wearable hooded towel, plus a neat new phone program to help companies when they put callers on hold and a patent at Capital One.
Philip Morris may be selling fewer cigarettes these days, but that’s not stopping it from patenting all kinds of smoking related inventions.