US 11,751,722 B2
Cooking device and components thereof
Joshua D. Anthony, N. Billerica, MA (US); Christopher T. Martin, Concord, MA (US); Thomas Guerin, Boston, MA (US); John M. Steinmetz, Boston, MA (US); Ethan T. Brown, Cambridge, MA (US); Chad P. Woodrow, Somerville, MA (US); Michaela Dubeau, Uxbridge, MA (US); Jennifer Kathryn Marsden, London (GB); Roger Neil Jackson, Cornwall (GB); Christina J. Crowley, London (GB); Rupert Elliston, London (GB); and Andrew John Roy Tattersfield, London (GB)
Assigned to SharkNinja Operating LLC, Needham, MA (US)
Filed by SharkNinja Operating LLC, Needham, MA (US)
Filed on May 19, 2021, as Appl. No. 17/324,716.
Application 17/324,716 is a continuation of application No. 16/402,035, filed on May 2, 2019, granted, now 11,051,654.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/810,249, filed on Feb. 25, 2019.
Prior Publication US 2021/0289989 A1, Sep. 23, 2021
This patent is subject to a terminal disclaimer.
Int. Cl. A47J 37/06 (2006.01)
CPC A47J 37/0641 (2013.01) [A47J 37/067 (2013.01); A47J 37/0623 (2013.01); A47J 37/0629 (2013.01); A47J 37/0664 (2013.01); A47J 37/0676 (2013.01); A47J 2202/00 (2013.01)] 16 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. A cooking system comprising:
a housing having a hollow interior, food being receivable within said hollow interior;
a support body supporting food within said hollow interior, said support body comprising a base having a plurality of openings and a plurality of diffuser ribs extending from said base;
a heating element positioned to heat said hollow interior and said support body; and
a temperature sensor for monitoring a temperature of said support body, said temperature sensor being vertically displaced along a sidewall of said housing.