US Patent No: 6,474,018

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Wrapping material having an extension for design indicia for wrapping flower pots and floral arrangements and methods

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A wrapping material for wrapping a floral arrangement, a flower pot, or for forming a flower pot, comprising a sheet of material, an extension of the sheet of material attached to the sheet of material, the extension having design indicia thereon, wherein the sheet of material is sized to warp about and substantially surround and encompass a floral arrangement, a flower pot, or contain a floral arrangement or potted plant. Methods of using the wrapping material to wrap a floral arrangement, a flower pot, and to form a flower pot.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
SOUTHPAC TRUST INTERNATIONAL, INC.OKLAHOMA CITY, OK1119

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Straeter, Lisa A Breese, IL 25 166
Weder, Donald E Highland, IL 2229 27676

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
HIGHLAND SUPPLY CORPORATION (13)
5,007,229 Method of wrapping utilizing a self adhering wrapping material 60 1989
4,989,396 Curl wrap and methods for using same 227 1989
5,111,638 Method for wrapping an object with a material having pressure sensitive adhesive thereon 621 1991
5,111,637 Method for wrapping a floral grouping 61 1991
5,105,599 Means for securing a decorative cover about a flower pot 434 1991
5,396,992 Wrapping material for providing a decorative covering 27 1992
5,245,814 Methods for wrapping a floral grouping 73 1992
5,181,364 Wrapping a floral grouping with sheets having adhesive or cohesive material applied thereto 503 1992
5,307,605 Method and apparatus for providing a wrapper for a floral grouping having a flap for closing the upper end or the lower end of the wrapper 90 1992
5,408,803 Wrapping material having a pull tab and pull indicia for wrapping a floral arrangement material and method 41 1992
5,381,642 Method of wrapping a floral grouping using a material having postioning marks 57 1993
5,501,060 Method for wrapping individual floral groupings with wrapping material having sizing marks thereon 18 1994
5,572,826 Collapsible vase for containing a floral grouping 22 1994
 
Southpac Trust International, Inc. (10)
4,216,620 Flower pot wrap with lace pattern edging 714 1976
5,544,469 Wrapping material having an extension for design indicia for wrapping flower pots and floral arrangements and methods 34 1992
5,467,573 Method of using a wrapping material having a pull tab and pull indicia for wrapping a floral arrangement 48 1993
5,428,939 Method for crimping a wrapper about a floral grouping 261 1993
5,522,202 Method for wrapping a floral grouping with water holding and releasing material 36 1994
5,595,048 Floral grouping wrapper having a detachable portion 39 1994
5,557,882 Plant package having a waxy wrapper 20 1995
5,687,502 Vase containing a floral grouping 17 1995
5,816,020 Wrapping material having a cold seal adhesive for wrapping floral groupings and methods 18 1995
5,976,647 Article forming system 2 1997
 
AEC Machinery Limited (1)
4,980,209 Wrap for a flower pot 378 1989
 
BERWICK OFFRAY (1)
5,353,575 Tab closing device in a quick sheet for wrapping 345 1993
 
Kabushiki Kaisha Daisei Kikai (1)
4,398,983 Binding method using adhesive tape 44 1981
 
KLERK'S PLASTIC INDUSTRIE B.V. (1)
5,228,234 Method and apparatus for manufacturing sleeve- or bag-like containers, as well as such container 426 1991
 
KONINKLIJKE EMBALLAGE INDUSTRIE VAN LEER B.V. (1)
4,400,910 Method for protecting plants during transportation by packaging and article 439 1981
 
Meridian Industries, Inc. (1)
4,333,267 Protective sleeve for plants 573 1980
 
Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company (1)
5,079,900 Method and apparatus for forming a tape handle 29 1990
 
Paco Packaging Incorporated (1)
4,312,523 Label for container having pharmaceutical product therein 84 1979
 
PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA (1)
2003/0193,657 Range finder device and camera 3 2003
 
Paramount Packaging Corporation (1)
4,713,839 Resealable reusable flexible plastic bag with loop handle 92 1986
 
RISTVEDT-JOHNSON, INC. (1)
4,546,875 Coin wrapper 447 1983
 
Robert Mann Packaging, Inc. (1)
4,795,601 Method of manufacturing metallized thermoplastic flower pot cover 170 1987
 
Seven W. Enterprises, Inc. (1)
4,297,811 Laminated printed foil flower pot wrap with multicolor appearance 411 1980
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (9)
4,801,014 Bouquet sleeve 486 1986
5,007,578 Wrap-around body with promotional flap extension 63 1990
5,106,662 Flower wrapper 42 1990
5,161,348 Wrapping material for providing a decorative covering 38 1991
5,145,062 Portable tissue box holder with incorporated disposable waste receptacle 22 1991
5,315,785 Wrapping for plants or flowers placed in a pot like container 297 1991
5,235,782 Cover for potted plants and method for covering potted plants 449 1991
5,293,715 Reversible dual-purpose self-standing pot cover 28 1992
5,443,670 Method for making a bouquet with an improved wrap including an integral ribbon 281 1993

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Southpac Trust International, Inc. (1)
6,640,493 Wrapping material having an extension for design indicia for wrapping flower pots and floral arrangements and methods 0 2002

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