DISPENSER

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United States of America Patent

APP PUB NO 20140353336A1
SERIAL NO

14354242

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A dispensing package including an extrudable flowable content an enclosed space is defined at least in part by a flexible packaging film sealed at first and second ends and along a longitudinal extent there between. The package includes a nick configured for enabling at least a partial tear through at least a portion of the package's surface. The flowable content of the package can be extruded through at least a portion of the tear. A method of using the dispensing package is also disclosed.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
GENERAL MILLS, INC.MINNEAPOLIS, MN574

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Swenson, Anthony W Blaine, US 4 3
Zaporski, Neil E South Burlington, US 4 3

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
MINNESOTA MINING AND MANUFACTURING COMPANY (1)
* 5620095 Orthopedic casting material and hermetic package 11 1995
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (2)
* 7866537 Easy-open wrapper 1 2007
* 2011/0215,020 CLEANING PRODUCT 1 2011
 
KRAFT FOODS GROUP BRANDS LLC (1)
* 2012/0000,968 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR A PACKAGE WITH AN EASY OPEN FEATURE 1 2010
 
HASSIA VERPACKUNGSMASCHINEN GMBH (1)
* 6352364 Tubular bag-type packing 36 2000
 
CLIC ENTERPRISES INC. (1)
* 8910817 Small volume container 0 2012
 
ASAHI KASEI PAX CORPORATION (1)
* 4919272 Easily openable tightly sealed bag 9 1988
 
AMCOR FLEXIBLES EUROPE (1)
* 2008/0038,415 Packaging Having A Weakening Area 2 2005
 
SONOCO DEVELOPMENT, INC. (1)
* 8230664 Pouch opening feature and method for making the same 1 2008
 
HOSOKAWA YOKO CO., LTD. (3)
* 6102571 Packaging bag 11 1999
* 7481581 Packaging bag 2 2003
* 7470062 Packaging member with easy-opening means 22 2006
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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
FRITO-LAY NORTH AMERICA, INC. (1)
* 9238538 Easy open package for snack bars 0 2012
 
PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA (1)
* 9836199 User interface device and display object operating method 0 2014
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