(12) International Application Status Report

Received at International Bureau: 07 November 2008 (07.11.2008)

Information valid as of: 02 August 2010 (02.08.2010)

Report generated on: 25 July 2021 (25.07.2021)

(10) Publication number: (43) Publication date: (26) Publication language:
WO 2009/05898707 May 2009 (07.05.2009) English (EN)

(21) Application number: (22) Filing date: (25) Filing language:
PCT/US2008/08176530 October 2008 (30.10.2008) English (EN)

(31) Priority number(s): (32) Priority date(s): (33) Priority status:
60/985,011 (US)02 November 2007 (02.11.2007) Priority document received (in compliance with PCT Rule 17.1)

(51) International Patent Classification:
A23B 4/03 (2006.01)

(71) Applicant(s):
DKB HOUSEHOLD USA CORP. [US/US]; One Post, Suite 100 Irvine, CA 92618 (US) (for all designated states except US)
SAWHNEY, Ravi, Kumar [US/US]; 4270 Prado De Los Ciervos Calabasas, CA 91302 (US) (for US only)
BOTSAI, Kurt, Gregory [US/US]; 2102 La Granada Avenue Thousand Oaks, CA 91362 (US) (for US only)
VERNON, John, Mark [US/US]; 29500 Heathercliff Road #144 Malibu, CA 90265 (US) (for US only)
GLUPKER, Christopher [US/US]; 9330 Gothic Avenue North Hills, CA 91343 (US) (for US only)
RISLEY, Simon [US/US]; 1198 Navigator Drive #46 Ventura, CA 93001 (US) (for US only)
CHOUDHURI, Sanjay [US/US]; 24545 Ladera Drive Mission Viejo, CA 92694 (US) (for US only)
RICO, Jason Alan, Dimas [US/US]; 27522 Jasmine Avenue Mission Viejo, CA 92692 (US) (for US only)
GERBER, Patrice [US/US]; 2770 Queda Way Laguna Beach, CA 92651 (US) (for US only)

(72) Inventor(s):
SAWHNEY, Ravi, Kumar; 4270 Prado De Los Ciervos Calabasas, CA 91302 (US)
BOTSAI, Kurt, Gregory; 2102 La Granada Avenue Thousand Oaks, CA 91362 (US)
VERNON, John, Mark; 29500 Heathercliff Road #144 Malibu, CA 90265 (US)
GLUPKER, Christopher; 9330 Gothic Avenue North Hills, CA 91343 (US)
RISLEY, Simon; 1198 Navigator Drive #46 Ventura, CA 93001 (US)
CHOUDHURI, Sanjay; 24545 Ladera Drive Mission Viejo, CA 92694 (US)
RICO, Jason Alan, Dimas; 27522 Jasmine Avenue Mission Viejo, CA 92692 (US)
GERBER, Patrice; 2770 Queda Way Laguna Beach, CA 92651 (US)

(74) Agent(s):
MORGAN, Rashad, L.; Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione P. O. Box 10087 Chicago, IL 60610 (US)

(54) Title (EN): DRYING DEVICE WITH IMPROVED DRIVE MECHANISM
(54) Title (FR): DISPOSITIF DE SÉCHAGE DOTÉ D'UN MÉCANISME D'ENTRAÎNEMENT AMÉLIORÉ

(57) Abstract:
(EN): A drying device having a bowl, a basket with a plurality of perforations, a cover assembly, and a drive assembly. The drive assembly includes: a driving mechanism mechanically coupled to a rotatable lid that is configured to mate with a rotatable basket, and a handle pivotally attached to the cover assembly. The handle is configured to actuate the driving mechanism upon rotation of the handle about an axis from a first position to a second position. The drying device may also include a locking mechanism and/or a braking mechanism.
(FR): La présente invention concerne un dispositif de séchage présentant une cuve, un panier doté d'une pluralité de perforations, un ensemble formant capot, et un ensemble d'entraînement. L'ensemble d'entraînement comprend : un mécanisme d'entraînement couplé de manière mécanique à un couvercle rotatif qui est configuré pour s'associer à un panier rotatif, et une poignée fixée de manière pivotante à l'ensemble formant capot. La poignée est configurée pour actionner le mécanisme d'entraînement suite à la rotation de la poignée autour d'un axe d'une première position à une seconde position. Le dispositif de séchage peut également comprendre un mécanisme de verrouillage et/ou un mécanisme de freinage.

International search report:
Received at International Bureau: 17 January 2009 (17.01.2009) [US]

International Report on Patentability (IPRP) Chapter II of the PCT:
Chapter II demand received: 02 June 2009 (02.06.2009)

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European Patent Office (EPO) : AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HR, HU, IE, IS, IT, LT, LU, LV, MC, MT, NL, NO, PL, PT, RO, SE, SI, SK, TR
African Intellectual Property Organization (OAPI) : BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) : BW, GH, GM, KE, LS, MW, MZ, NA, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW
Eurasian Patent Organization (EAPO) : AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM