US 9,809,367 B2
Package for laundry scent additive
Natalie Vitalia Lopez, Cincinnati, OH (US); Adrian Keith McKinney, Mainville, OH (US); Richard Horstman, Cincinnati, OH (US); Kristin Marie Finley, Cincinnati, OH (US); and Karen Hussong Strader, Clearcreek Township, OH (US)
Assigned to The Procter & Gamble Company, Cincinnati, OH (US)
Filed by The Procter & Gamble Company, Cincinnati, OH (US)
Filed on Dec. 20, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/384,969.
Application 15/384,969 is a continuation of application No. 14/919,148, filed on Oct. 21, 2015, granted, now 9,561,899.
Application 14/919,148 is a continuation of application No. 14/508,399, filed on Oct. 7, 2014, granted, now 9,193,520, issued on Nov. 24, 2015.
Application 14/508,399 is a continuation of application No. 14/039,356, filed on Sep. 27, 2013, granted, now 8,875,916, issued on Nov. 4, 2014.
Application 14/039,356 is a continuation of application No. 13/676,509, filed on Nov. 14, 2012, granted, now 8,579,134, issued on Nov. 12, 2013.
Application 13/676,509 is a continuation of application No. 12/986,658, filed on Jan. 7, 2011, granted, now 8,333,289, issued on Dec. 18, 2012.
Prior Publication US 2017/0101241 A1, Apr. 13, 2017
This patent is subject to a terminal disclaimer.
Int. Cl. B65D 51/16 (2006.01); B65D 41/56 (2006.01); B65D 75/00 (2006.01); B65D 41/04 (2006.01); B65D 43/16 (2006.01); B65D 51/18 (2006.01); B65D 1/02 (2006.01); B65D 75/58 (2006.01); B65D 85/00 (2006.01); C11D 3/50 (2006.01); C11D 3/00 (2006.01); C11D 17/06 (2006.01); C11D 11/00 (2006.01); G01F 19/00 (2006.01)
CPC B65D 75/002 (2013.01) [B65D 1/0246 (2013.01); B65D 41/04 (2013.01); B65D 43/16 (2013.01); B65D 51/18 (2013.01); B65D 75/5827 (2013.01); B65D 85/70 (2013.01); C11D 3/0084 (2013.01); C11D 3/50 (2013.01); C11D 11/0017 (2013.01); C11D 17/06 (2013.01); G01F 19/00 (2013.01); B65D 2251/009 (2013.01); B65D 2251/0021 (2013.01); B65D 2251/0028 (2013.01); B65D 2251/0078 (2013.01)] 13 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A package comprising;
a container, said container having an open end and containing a particulate laundry scent additive, said particulate laundry scent additive comprising perfume;
a dosing cup comprising a closed end, a peripheral rim, and a wall extending from said closed end to said peripheral rim to define a dosing volume, wherein said dosing cup has a longitudinal axis, wherein said dosing cup comprises a vent opening in said closed end or in said wall, wherein said vent opening is sized and dimensioned to retain said particulate laundry scent additive; and
a shrink sleeve wrapping around said container and at least a portion of said wall of said dosing cup thereby providing a mechanism of engagement between said dosing cup and said container, wherein said vent opening is unobstructed by said shrink sleeve.