Toothbrush holder and a method for assuring the hygiene of a toothbrush holder and for adapting a toothbrush holder to provide assurance of its hygiene

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 6786342
APP PUB NO 20030034315A1
SERIAL NO

10209381

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Abstract

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A counter-top toothbrush holder for holding a toothbrush in a stable equilibrium position. The holder comprises a base and an elevator section which is connected to the base and extends upwardly from the base. The elevator section has a receptacle member which has at least one open-type receptacle. The receptacle is adapted to receive and hold a toothbrush in a stable equilibrium position.

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Tayebi, Amad 5 Sequoia Rd., Westford, MA 01886 49 712

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (12)
* 4515334 Container rack 39 1982
* 4488327 Combination toothbrush and tongue scraper 81 1983
* 4607752 Paint brush cleaning rack 11 1983
* D306811 Combined toothpaste pump and toothbrush holder 12 1986
* 5259519 Advertiser and hygienic disposable toothbrush holder 24 1993
* 5358127 Shaver stand 6 1993
* D363365 Rack for lipstick tubes 9 1994
* 5769245 Toothbrush holder 28 1997
* 5996816 Toothbrush and denture holding device 2 1998
* 6102203 Toothbrush cover and holding assembly 17 1999
* D425349 Toothbrush and dental floss holder 6 1999
* 6497236 Combination toothbrush holder and dental floss dispenser 8 2000
 
DIVERSEY, INC. (1)
* 6357713 Small space container bracket 6 2000
 
Rxtra Inc. (1)
* 6325222 Adjustable health improvement device for modifying a daily behavior by reminding a person to take medication 33 1999
 
GLOBAL DECOR, INC. (1)
* D320123 Combined toothpaste tube and toothbrush holder 9 1989
 
Hawker Pacific Pty. Ltd. (1)
* D304421 Extension tube clip 3 1986
 
TERRY ESTVOLD, INC. (1)
* 4770379 Disposable toothbrush holder 20 1987
 
PRODYNE ENTERPRISES, INC. (1)
* 5180066 Wine bottle holder and display rack 34 1992
 
Suruga Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha (1)
* 4979708 Fancy toothbrush holder 23 1989
 
COLERIDGE PRODUCTS, INC., A CORP. OF VA. (1)
* D278777 Combined bracket and disposable toothbrush holder 16 1982
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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (5)
* 2005/0167,379 TOOTHBRUSH HOLDER 3 2004
D570144 Disposable toothbrush holder 8 2007
* 7721899 Toothbrush holder 6 2007
* 2008/0251,475 Toothbrush Holder 0 2007
* 2014/0263,877 RETROFIT HYGEINIC TOOTHBRUSH HOLDER 0 2014
 
Batten Industries Inc. (1)
* D732306 Bathroom accessories holder 0 2013
 
BURRITO BUDDY, LLC (1)
* 2009/0065,456 Food Rest 0 2007
 
Hoy, Michael W. (1)
* 6918495 Toothbrush holder 27 2004
* Cited By Examiner