Double header package having a tear bead

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 5480230
SERIAL NO

08225865

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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, VA144

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
May, Timothy J Greenville, WI 40 1636

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
* 5226734 Hanger bag assembly 45 1991
 
CREATIVE PRODUCTS RESOURCE, INC. (1)
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TW KUTTER, INC., A CORP OF MA (1)
* 5118203 Resealable packages and method and apparatus for producing same 20 1991
 
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. (6)
* 4925318 Packing, method of manufacturing same, and strip material therefor 104 1988
* 4969967 Method of manufacturing packing and strip material therefor 42 1989
* 4941307 Zipper guide system for form tooling 57 1989
* 5022530 Modified zipper elements for easy open containers 80 1989
* 5129734 Seal system for block cheese 51 1991
* 5186543 Tear-open bag having guide strips 94 1992
 
JOHNSON & JOHNSON CONSUMER PRODUCTS, INC. (1)
* 4428477 Resealable package for premoistened towellettes 74 1982
 
REYNOLDS CONSUMER PRODUCTS, INC. (1)
* 5215380 Reclosable package with tear strip 40 1992
 
CURWOOD, INC. (1)
* 4944409 Easy open package 59 1988
 
Minigrip, Inc. (3)
* 4615045 Pilfer proof hangup bag structure and method 37 1984
* 4848928 Package with reclosable fin and method 36 1987
* 4786190 Reclosable package having outer reclosable closure and inner non-reclosable closure 151 1988
 
TENNECO PLASTICS COMPANY (1)
* 4410130 Protective strip for Z-fold bag closure 59 1981
 
EAGLE PACKAGING CORP. (1)
* 5036643 Form, fill, seal and separate packaging machine for reclosable containers including means for applying zipper to web 120 1990
* Cited By Examiner

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (7)
* 5908245 Reclosable plastic bag 34 1998
* 2004/0045,842 Pouch having a branched chamber 0 2003
* 2007/0116,388 Fastener bag and fastening device 5 2007
* 7988359 Closeable food bag 4 2008
* 8540427 Gusseted package with impact barrier 4 2009
* 2009/0245,699 GUSSETED PACKAGE WITH IMPACT BARRIER 7 2009
9346589 Easy carry freezer bag 0 2014
 
REYNOLDS PRESTO PRODUCTS INC. (4)
* 6164826 Resealable spout for side-gusseted packages 53 1998
* 6264366 Reclosable closure arrangement having encapsulated zipper closure, reclosable profiles, and slider device; and methods 39 2000
* 6361209 Handle bag with closure 55 2000
6460238 Plastic bag slider and end termination installation assembly and method 3 2001
 
SARGENTO FOODS, INC. (10)
6360513 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
8523437 Resealable bag for filling with food product (s) and method 1 2002
7320545 Resealable bag for filling with food product (s) and method 2 2002
7165887 Resealable bag for filling with food product(s) and method 7 2002
7086782 Resealable bag for filling with food products and method 5 2002
6913387 Resealable bag for filling with food product (s) and method 15 2002
6910806 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)
6416221 Thermoplastic bag with offset fastener 6 2000
* 2002/0168,118 Thermoplastic bag with offset fastener 2 2002
 
Inno-Pak, LLC (1)
6536951 Plastic bag with header formed by overlay strip 25 2001
 
REYNOLDS CONSUMER PRODUCTS LLC (2)
9555931 Slider bag with handle below the zipper track 0 2007
* 2008/0089,618 Slider Bag With Handle Below The Zipper Track 6 2007
 
TOYO SEIKAN KAISHA, LTD. (2)
6641307 Pouch having a branched chamber 31 2002
7036986 Pouch having a branched chamber 8 2003
 
GAMBRO LUNDIA AB (1)
* 2014/0079,342 PACKAGE, METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING A PACKAGE, AND USE OF SUCH PACKAGE 0 2012
 
TENNECO PACKAGING INC. (2)
* 5682730 Plastic bag with bottom header 113 1996
* 5713669 Plastic bag with zipper slider captured in pocket 130 1996
 
KNOCKERS, LLC (1)
* 2014/0262,905 FOOD PACKAGE 0 2014
 
TOYO SEIKAN KAISHA, LTD. (2)
* 6655837 Pouch having a branched chamber 12 1999
* 2007/0071,855 Packaging container for microwave oven 6 2006
 
KRAFT FOODS GROUP BRANDS LLC (1)
* 2008/0152,264 FLEXIBLE EASY-OPEN PACKAGE WITH RECLOSABLE FEATURE 25 2006
 
COVERIS FLEXIBLES US LLC (1)
* 9682802 Gusseted pouches 0 2013
 
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. (11)
6257763 Tamper evident zipper slider 100 1998
* 6488410 Tamper-evident reclosable packaging with slide/zipper assembly and header 16 2001
7254873 Scored tamper evident fastener tape 25 2002
7213305 Peel seal tamper evident slider bag 5 2003
* 2004/0047,524 Peel seal tamper evident slider bag 10 2003
7204641 Pouch with spout 11 2003
* 2004/0131,284 Pouch with spout 9 2003
* 2006/0177,156 HFFS slider bags with zipper in fin seal 11 2005
* 7635222 Reclosable package having zipper disposed within loop on front wall 3 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)
* 8777486 Packaging bag with steam venting function and package using the packaging bag 1 2004
* 2006/0257,056 Packaging bag with steam releasing function and package body using the packaging bag 28 2004
 
MINIGRIP LLC (2)
7134788 Resealable bag with top tear-away header and zipper and method of manufacturing the same 18 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)
7270480 Thermoplastic bag with offset fastener 3 2002
 
Jan-Niklas Keltsch (1)
* 2011/0266,334 Single-handed operable packaging 0 2011
 
CASCADE DESIGN, INC. (1)
* 6176394 Resealable container with two part closure and spout 17 1998
 
WEBSTER INDUSTRIES DIVISION (1)
6439771 Zippered resealable closure 23 2000
 
REYNOLDS CONSUMER PRODUCTS, INC. (2)
7481580 Reclosable flexible package with displaceable tamper-evident structure 3 2004
* 2006/0072,854 Reclosable flexible package with slider device and displaceable tamper-evident structure 5 2004
 
VELCRO INDUSTRIES B.V. (1)
* 2003/0142,888 Configuring bag closures 3 2003
 
TENNECO PACKAGING SPECIALTY AND CONSUMER PRODUCTS INC. (1)
* 5938337 Bottom filled, bottom-gusseted bag and method of making the same 80 1998
 
SONOCO DEVELOPMENT, INC. (1)
6461044 Reclosable bag formed on form, fill and seal machine 31 2000
* Cited By Examiner