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, VA135

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
May, Timothy J Greenville, WI 40 1442

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
* 5,226,734 Hanger bag assembly 38 1991
 
CREATIVE PRODUCTS RESOURCE, INC. (1)
* 4,570,820 Resealable dispensing container for folded towels 112 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 41 1989
* 4,941,307 Zipper guide system for form tooling 57 1989
* 5,022,530 Modified zipper elements for easy open containers 77 1989
* 5,129,734 Seal system for block cheese 50 1991
* 5,186,543 Tear-open bag having guide strips 90 1992
 
JOHNSON & JOHNSON CONSUMER PRODUCTS, INC. (1)
* 4,428,477 Resealable package for premoistened towellettes 63 1982
 
REYNOLDS CONSUMER PRODUCTS, INC. (1)
* 5,215,380 Reclosable package with tear strip 34 1992
 
CURWOOD, INC. (1)
* 4,944,409 Easy open package 58 1988
 
Minigrip, Inc. (3)
* 4,615,045 Pilfer proof hangup bag structure and method 32 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 146 1988
 
TENNECO PLASTICS COMPANY (1)
* 4,410,130 Protective strip for Z-fold bag closure 56 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 117 1990
* Cited By Examiner

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (4)
* 5,908,245 Reclosable plastic bag 30 1998
* 7,988,359 Closeable food bag 1 2008
* 8,540,427 Gusseted package with impact barrier 0 2009
* 2009/0245,699 GUSSETED PACKAGE WITH IMPACT BARRIER 5 2009
 
REYNOLDS PRESTO PRODUCTS INC. (4)
* 6,164,826 Resealable spout for side-gusseted packages 44 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 51 2000
6,460,238 Plastic bag slider and end termination installation assembly and method 3 2001
 
Sargento Foods Inc. (8)
6,360,513 Resealable bag for filling with food product(s) and method 88 1999
* 2001/0017,947 Resealable bag for filling with food product (s) and method 14 2001
8,523,437 Resealable bag for filling with food product (s) and method 0 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
 
S.C. Johnson Home Storage, Inc. (1)
6,416,221 Thermoplastic bag with offset fastener 6 2000
 
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 12 1998
 
TOYO SEIKAN KAISHA, LTD. (3)
* 6,655,837 Pouch having a branched chamber 10 1999
6,641,307 Pouch having a branched chamber 29 2002
7,036,986 Pouch having a branched chamber 3 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)
* 5,682,730 Plastic bag with bottom header 112 1996
* 5,713,669 Plastic bag with zipper slider captured in pocket 126 1996
 
KNOCKERS, LLC (1)
* 2014/0262,905 FOOD PACKAGE 0 2014
 
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. (7)
6,257,763 Tamper evident zipper slider 94 1998
* 6,488,410 Tamper-evident reclosable packaging with slide/zipper assembly and header 14 2001
7,254,873 Scored tamper evident fastener tape 13 2002
7,213,305 Peel seal tamper evident slider bag 3 2003
7,204,641 Pouch with spout 6 2003
* 2004/0131,284 Pouch with spout 1 2003
* 7,635,222 Reclosable package having zipper disposed within loop on front wall 1 2005
 
TOPPAN PRINTING CO., LTD. (1)
* 8,777,486 Packaging bag with steam venting function and package using the packaging bag 0 2004
 
MINIGRIP LLC (1)
7,134,788 Resealable bag with top tear-away header and zipper and method of manufacturing the same 13 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. (1)
7,481,580 Reclosable flexible package with displaceable tamper-evident structure 2 2004
 
TENNECO PACKAGING SPECIALTY AND CONSUMER PRODUCTS INC. (1)
* 5,938,337 Bottom filled, bottom-gusseted bag and method of making the same 77 1998
 
SONOCO DEVELOPMENT, INC. (1)
6,461,044 Reclosable bag formed on form, fill and seal machine 22 2000
* Cited By Examiner