PATENT OF THE WEEK – LINT REMOVING STICK
The Lint removing stick was invented by Randall L. Emmons, Frederick R. Cullis, Barbara A. Lyke,on the of 15th October2009 , bearing patent number US20090255073A1.
The above invention a lint removing device is formed in the shape of a stick, with a central, rectangular support member and a length of pressure-sensitive adhesive material wound around the support member. The use of an essentially two-dimensional support member allows for the lint removing device to be relatively small and compact, easy to carry in a pocket or purse. The edges of the support member can be used to assist in removing used portions of the adhesive. Cuts or perforations may be formed at locations along the length of the adhesive to simplify the removal of used material. A separate protective covering layer is used to prevent debris from sticking to the adhesive between uses.