US 10,889,431 B2
Scented drawstring bag
Brad A. Cobler, Irving, TX (US)
Assigned to Poly-America, L.P., Grand Prairie, TX (US)
Filed by Poly-America, L.P., Grand Prairie, TX (US)
Filed on Jun. 4, 2020, as Appl. No. 16/892,863.
Application 16/892,863 is a continuation of application No. 16/256,609, filed on Jan. 24, 2019, granted, now 10,710,797.
Application 16/256,609 is a continuation of application No. 15/659,868, filed on Jul. 26, 2017, granted, now 10,233,016, issued on Mar. 19, 2019.
Application 15/659,868 is a continuation of application No. 15/187,914, filed on Jun. 21, 2016, granted, now 9,745,126, issued on Aug. 29, 2017.
Prior Publication US 2020/0299059 A1, Sep. 24, 2020
This patent is subject to a terminal disclaimer.
Int. Cl. B65F 1/00 (2006.01); B65D 33/28 (2006.01)
CPC B65F 1/0026 (2013.01) [B65D 33/28 (2013.01); B65F 1/002 (2013.01); B65D 2203/12 (2013.01); B65F 2210/129 (2013.01); B65F 2250/114 (2013.01)] 19 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A thermoplastic bag comprising:
a front panel and a back panel defined in a web of thermoplastic film, the front panel and back panel joined at a bottom edge defined by a fold in the thermoplastic film,
the front panel and back panel joined by a first side seal generally along a first side edge and by a second side seal generally along a second side edge,
a front folded over upper portion of the front panel defining a first upper edge, the first upper edge defining an upper opening of the thermoplastic bag,
the front folded over upper portion affixed to the front panel by a first lower seal adjacent to a distal edge of the front folded over upper portion, the first lower seal extending generally between the first side edge and the second side edge,
a first drawstring between the front folded over upper portion and the front panel, the first drawstring between the first upper edge and above the first lower seal, the first drawstring extending generally between the first side edge and the second side edge, and
a first scent adhesive between the front folded over upper portion and the front panel, the first scent adhesive below the first drawstring and above the first lower seal, the first scent adhesive between the first side edge and the second side edge,
wherein the first scent adhesive is applied as a molten adhesive, the first scent adhesive having a scent agent dispersed throughout the molten adhesive.