US 10,888,125 B2
Vaporizer device with subassemblies
Samuel C. Anderson, San Francisco, CA (US); Wei-Ling Chang, San Francisco, CA (US); Brandon Cheung, San Francisco, CA (US); Steven Christensen, San Mateo, CA (US); Joseph Chun, El Dorado Hills, CA (US); Joseph R. Fisher, Jr., Santa Cruz, CA (US); Nicholas J. Hatton, Oakland, CA (US); Kevin Lomeli, San Francisco, CA (US); James Monsees, San Francisco, CA (US); Andrew L. Murphy, San Francisco, CA (US); Claire O'Malley, San Francisco, CA (US); John R. Pelochino, Portland, OR (US); Hugh Pham, San Jose, CA (US); Vipul V. Rahane, Sunnyvale, CA (US); Matthew J. Taschner, Alameda, CA (US); Val Valentine, San Francisco, CA (US); and Kenneth Wong, San Jose, CA (US)
Assigned to Juul Labs, Inc., San Francisco, CA (US)
Filed by JUUL Labs, Inc., San Francisco, CA (US)
Filed on Jun. 27, 2019, as Appl. No. 16/455,680.
Application 16/455,680 is a continuation in part of application No. 16/449,278, filed on Jun. 21, 2019.
Application 16/449,278 is a continuation in part of application No. 16/455,629, filed on Jun. 27, 2019.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/801,033, filed on Feb. 4, 2019.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/793,889, filed on Jan. 17, 2019.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/780,898, filed on Dec. 17, 2018.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/760,918, filed on Nov. 13, 2018.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/690,946, filed on Jun. 27, 2018.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/690,947, filed on Jun. 27, 2018.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/824,725, filed on Mar. 27, 2019.
Prior Publication US 2020/0000146 A1, Jan. 2, 2020
Int. Cl. A24F 11/00 (2006.01); A24F 47/00 (2020.01); H02J 7/00 (2006.01); H01R 43/26 (2006.01); H01R 13/62 (2006.01); H01R 13/66 (2006.01)
CPC A24F 47/008 (2013.01) [H01R 13/6205 (2013.01); H01R 13/6683 (2013.01); H01R 43/26 (2013.01); H02J 7/0045 (2013.01); H02J 7/0047 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A vaporizer device comprising:
a first subassembly comprising a cartridge connector configured to secure a vaporizer cartridge to the vaporizer device, the cartridge connector comprising a cartridge connector body and at least two receptacle contacts coupled to the cartridge connector body, the at least two receptacle contacts configured to be electrically coupled with the vaporizer cartridge, and the at least two receptacle contacts configured to receive power from a power source;
a second subassembly coupled to the first subassembly, the second subassembly comprising a skeleton defining a rigid tray configured to retain the power source; and
a third subassembly coupled to the second subassembly, the third subassembly comprising:
a plurality of charging contacts configured to supply power to the power source, retained by the rigid tray of the second subassembly, from an external power supply; and
an end cap configured to enclose one end of the vaporizer device, the end cap comprising a plurality of openings to allow the plurality of charging contacts to couple to the external power supply,
wherein each of the first subassembly, the second subassembly, and the third subassembly form modular components that are configured to be assembled and at least partially fit within an outer shell of the vaporizer device.