US Patent No: 5,480,230

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Double header package having a tear bead

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Abstract

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A packaging arrangement providing greater area for the incorporation of graphics without unduly increasing the package size and for optionally providing a structure for hanging the package without interfering with the ability to gain access to the contents of the package comprising a primary header, a secondary header, a containment section, a tear bead located within said secondary header to assist in opening the packaging arrangement, a recloseable system to permit the packaging arrangement to be reclosed after it has been opened, and optionally a hang hole located in the primary header.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
REYNOLDS PRESTO PRODUCTS INC.RICHMOND, VA140

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
May, Timothy J Greenville, WI 40 1578

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
* 5,226,734 Hanger bag assembly 43 1991
 
CREATIVE PRODUCTS RESOURCE, INC. (1)
* 4,570,820 Resealable dispensing container for folded towels 119 1985
 
TW KUTTER, INC., A CORP OF MA (1)
* 5,118,203 Resealable packages and method and apparatus for producing same 20 1991
 
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. (6)
* 4,925,318 Packing, method of manufacturing same, and strip material therefor 104 1988
* 4,969,967 Method of manufacturing packing and strip material therefor 42 1989
* 4,941,307 Zipper guide system for form tooling 57 1989
* 5,022,530 Modified zipper elements for easy open containers 80 1989
* 5,129,734 Seal system for block cheese 50 1991
* 5,186,543 Tear-open bag having guide strips 92 1992
 
JOHNSON & JOHNSON CONSUMER PRODUCTS, INC. (1)
* 4,428,477 Resealable package for premoistened towellettes 69 1982
 
REYNOLDS CONSUMER PRODUCTS, INC. (1)
* 5,215,380 Reclosable package with tear strip 38 1992
 
CURWOOD, INC. (1)
* 4,944,409 Easy open package 59 1988
 
Minigrip, Inc. (3)
* 4,615,045 Pilfer proof hangup bag structure and method 37 1984
* 4,848,928 Package with reclosable fin and method 36 1987
* 4,786,190 Reclosable package having outer reclosable closure and inner non-reclosable closure 149 1988
 
TENNECO PLASTICS COMPANY (1)
* 4,410,130 Protective strip for Z-fold bag closure 58 1981
 
EAGLE PACKAGING CORP. (1)
* 5,036,643 Form, fill, seal and separate packaging machine for reclosable containers including means for applying zipper to web 119 1990
* Cited By Examiner

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (7)
* 5,908,245 Reclosable plastic bag 32 1998
* 2004/0045,842 Pouch having a branched chamber 0 2003
* 2007/0116,388 Fastener bag and fastening device 1 2007
* 7,988,359 Closeable food bag 2 2008
* 8,540,427 Gusseted package with impact barrier 0 2009
* 2009/0245,699 GUSSETED PACKAGE WITH IMPACT BARRIER 6 2009
9,346,589 Easy carry freezer bag 0 2014
 
REYNOLDS PRESTO PRODUCTS INC. (4)
* 6,164,826 Resealable spout for side-gusseted packages 49 1998
* 6,264,366 Reclosable closure arrangement having encapsulated zipper closure, reclosable profiles, and slider device; and methods 39 2000
* 6,361,209 Handle bag with closure 52 2000
6,460,238 Plastic bag slider and end termination installation assembly and method 3 2001
 
SARGENTO FOODS INC. (10)
6,360,513 Resealable bag for filling with food product(s) and method 92 1999
* 2001/0017,947 Resealable bag for filling with food product (s) and method 15 2001
8,523,437 Resealable bag for filling with food product (s) and method 1 2002
7,320,545 Resealable bag for filling with food product (s) and method 2 2002
7,165,887 Resealable bag for filling with food product(s) and method 4 2002
7,086,782 Resealable bag for filling with food products and method 5 2002
6,913,387 Resealable bag for filling with food product (s) and method 15 2002
6,910,806 Resealable bag for filling with food product(S) and method 18 2002
* 2003/0072,852 Resealable bag for filling with food product(s) and method 1 2002
* 2003/0113,415 Resealable bag for filling with food product(s) and method 5 2003
 
S.C. JOHNSON HOME STORAGE, INC. (2)
6,416,221 Thermoplastic bag with offset fastener 6 2000
* 2002/0168,118 Thermoplastic bag with offset fastener 2 2002
 
INNO-PAK, LLC (1)
6,536,951 Plastic bag with header formed by overlay strip 25 2001
 
CASCADE DESIGNS, INC. (1)
* 6,176,394 Resealable container with two part closure and spout 15 1998
 
TOYO SEIKAN KAISHA, LTD. (4)
* 6,655,837 Pouch having a branched chamber 10 1999
6,641,307 Pouch having a branched chamber 30 2002
7,036,986 Pouch having a branched chamber 5 2003
* 2007/0071,855 Packaging container for microwave oven 3 2006
 
GAMBRO LUNDIA AB (1)
* 2014/0079,342 PACKAGE, METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING A PACKAGE, AND USE OF SUCH PACKAGE 0 2012
 
TENNECO PACKAGING INC. (2)
* 5,682,730 Plastic bag with bottom header 113 1996
* 5,713,669 Plastic bag with zipper slider captured in pocket 130 1996
 
KNOCKERS, LLC (1)
* 2014/0262,905 FOOD PACKAGE 0 2014
 
KRAFT FOODS GROUP BRANDS LLC (1)
* 2008/0152,264 FLEXIBLE EASY-OPEN PACKAGE WITH RECLOSABLE FEATURE 18 2006
 
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. (11)
6,257,763 Tamper evident zipper slider 98 1998
* 6,488,410 Tamper-evident reclosable packaging with slide/zipper assembly and header 15 2001
7,254,873 Scored tamper evident fastener tape 18 2002
7,213,305 Peel seal tamper evident slider bag 5 2003
* 2004/0047,524 Peel seal tamper evident slider bag 10 2003
7,204,641 Pouch with spout 8 2003
* 2004/0131,284 Pouch with spout 3 2003
* 2006/0177,156 HFFS slider bags with zipper in fin seal 10 2005
* 7,635,222 Reclosable package having zipper disposed within loop on front wall 1 2005
* 2007/0062,157 Reclosable package having zipper disposed within loop on front wall 1 2005
* 2009/0129,707 Reclosable package with zipper and slider in the fin seal 1 2007
 
TOPPAN PRINTING CO., LTD. (2)
* 8,777,486 Packaging bag with steam venting function and package using the packaging bag 0 2004
* 2006/0257,056 Packaging bag with steam releasing function and package body using the packaging bag 19 2004
 
MINIGRIP LLC (2)
7,134,788 Resealable bag with top tear-away header and zipper and method of manufacturing the same 16 2003
* 2004/0252,914 Resealable bag with top tear-away header and zipper and method of manufacturing the same 0 2003
 
S.C. JOHNSON & SON, INC. (1)
7,270,480 Thermoplastic bag with offset fastener 3 2002
 
Jan-Niklas Keltsch (1)
* 2011/0266,334 Single-handed operable packaging 0 2011
 
WEBSTER INDUSTRIES DIVISION (1)
6,439,771 Zippered resealable closure 23 2000
 
REYNOLDS CONSUMER PRODUCTS, INC. (3)
7,481,580 Reclosable flexible package with displaceable tamper-evident structure 2 2004
* 2006/0072,854 Reclosable flexible package with slider device and displaceable tamper-evident structure 5 2004
* 2008/0089,618 Slider Bag With Handle Below The Zipper Track 6 2007
 
VELCRO INDUSTRIES B.V. (1)
* 2003/0142,888 Configuring bag closures 3 2003
 
TENNECO PACKAGING SPECIALTY AND CONSUMER PRODUCTS INC. (1)
* 5,938,337 Bottom filled, bottom-gusseted bag and method of making the same 79 1998
 
SONOCO DEVELOPMENT, INC. (1)
6,461,044 Reclosable bag formed on form, fill and seal machine 26 2000
* Cited By Examiner