US Patent No: 7,992,247

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Toothbrush and process for producing the same

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Abstract

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The invention relates to a toothbrush that is produced by AFT and has a head part and at least one carrier element connected thereto. A front surface of the head part is formed by the top surfaces of the at least one carrier element and has a non-planar three-dimensional configuration, or is capable of assuming such a configuration during intended use. The invention also relates to a process for producing such a toothbrush.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
TRISA HOLDING AGTRIENGEN72

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Fischer, Franz Triengen, CH 127 837
Pfenniger, Philipp Triengen, CH 39 260

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY (2)
5,946,758 Toothbrush having contouring multi-component head with peel-resistant joint and limited flexibility 64 1997
2004/0074,034 Toothbrush 11 2003
 
The Procter & Gamble Company (2)
6,115,870 Toothbrush 51 1999
6,886,207 Toothbrush 68 2000
 
Andor Brush Company (1)
5,159,736 Brush construction 7 1991
 
Chesebrough-Pond's USA Co., Division of Conopco, Inc. (1)
5,875,510 Replaceable head toothbrush 98 1997
 
CORONET-WERKE GMBH (1)
6,161,245 Brush-ware with adjustable bristle hardness 52 1998
 
FIRMA G.B. BOUCHERIE, NAAMLOZE VENNOOTSCHAP (1)
6,290,303 Method for manufacturing brushes and brush manufacturing machine applying this method 38 1999
 
G.B. BOUCHERIE N.V. (1)
6,702,394 Method and device of melting together fiber ends 26 2001
 
GERRESHEIMER WILDEN AG SCHWEIZ (1)
6,138,316 Toothbrush with replaceable brush section 14 1998
 
Ingenieurburo A. Maurer & Partner (1)
5,964,508 Method for producing brushes with flexible bristles and brushes with stiff bristles 28 1997
 
KAO CORPORATION (1)
6,044,514 Toothbrush 53 1998
 
Lingner & Fischer GmbH (1)
5,651,158 Toothbrush with resiliently flexible head 84 1995
 
SCHEIER, PAUL A. (1)
5,483,722 Toothbrush with resilient flexible bristle support 68 1994
 
SOLAR WIDE INDUSTRIAL LTD. (1)
5,372,501 Dental aid 22 1991
 
TRISA HOLDING AG (1)
7,354,112 Toothbrush and process for producing such a toothbrush 22 2006
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (3)
5,033,797 Method of and apparatus for making brushes 22 1990
5,325,560 Orthodontic toothbrush 61 1993
5,524,312 Electric toothbrush 126 1995
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