Monday, December 3, 2012
Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Gets Patent for Screw-Cap Package for CLs
"Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Jacksonville, Fla., has been assigned a patent (8,317,016) ...for a "screw cap package for contact lens," notes Equities.com. "The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: 'A contact lens package includes a holder having a receptacle for holding a contact lens and a cap having a seal for sealing a contact lens within the receptacle. The cap is attached to the holder and is movable from an end of the holder where the receptacle is formed toward an opposite end of the holder. As the cap moves toward the opposite end of the holder, the end of the holder where the receptacle is formed ruptures the seal such that the contact lens can be removed from the package.'...The full-text of the patent can be found at <http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8,317,016.PN.&OS=PN/8,317,016&RS=PN/8,317,016
Written by Kusum Sangma; edited by Anand Kumar.
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