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US6680029: Incense match

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Filing Information

Inventor(s) Virgil E. Stanley, III ·
Assignee(s) None listed in document.
Attorney/Agent(s) Coats & Bennett, PLLC ·
Primary Examiner Elizabeth McKane ·
Application Number US9823068
Filing date 03/30/2001
Issue date 01/20/2004
Prior Publication Data
Predicted expiration date 10/09/2020
Patent term adjustment 168
U.S. Classifications 422/126  · 449/1  · 445/12  · 445/11  · 424/40  · 445/7  ·
International Classifications --
Kind CodeB2
International Classifications 422 5 · 422126 · 44507 · 44511 · 44901 · 44512 · 144 60 · 424 40 ·
Related U.S. Application DataCROSS REFERENCE TO RELATED APPLICATION
The present application is a continuation-in-part of U.S. patent application Ser. No. 09/556,365 filed on Apr. 24, 2000, now U.S. Pat. No. 6,613,289.
10 Claims, 3 Drawings


Abstract

An incense device is provided and comprises an elongated incense stick that in one embodiment includes an opening. An ignition device including a head portion and a shaft portion is secured to the incense stick. In another embodiment, an ignition head is secured directly to an end portion of the incense stick.

Independent Claims | See all claims (10)

  1. 1. An incense device comprising: an elongated incense stick having an opening formed therein; the incense stick comprising an incense powder, sawdust and a resin; and an ignition device having a head and a shaft extending from the head and wherein the shaft is inserted and held within the opening of the incense stick and wherein the head is exposed and projects from the end of the incense stick; and wherein the shaft projects from the incense stick such that the ignition head is spaced outwardly from the end of the incense stick and wherein a portion of the shaft extending between the end of the incense stick and the head is exposed.
  2. 7. An incense stick comprising an incense stick having a pair of opposed ends and an ignition head secured to one end of the incense stick without a supporting structure extending from the ignition head into the body of the incense stick; and wherein the incense stick comprises incense powder, sawdust and a resin.
  3. 9. A method of forming an incense device comprising: forming an elongated incense stick from an incense composition comprising incense powder, sawdust and a resin; forming an opening in the incense stick; and inserting a lighting device having a stem portion and an ignition head within the incense stick.

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents

Document NumberAssigneesInventorsIssue/Pub Date
US4158549* Martin Jun 1979
US5865862* Hassan Feb 1999

Foreign Patent Documents

Document NumberAssigneesInventorsIssue/Pub Date
GB882713*INLAND NVNov 1961
RO112741*MITROPOLIA MOLDOVEI SI BUCOVINDec 1997
* cited by examiner

Referenced By

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US7473282 MANNING BERTHA Bertha Manning Jan 2009
USD646278 IPEVO Corp. Royce Yu-Chun Hong Oct 2011