Viavi Solutions has been granted a patent for a menstrual device featuring a reservoir portion attached to a rim designed for improved comfort and usability. The rim is made of a material with a higher durometer than the body portion, enhancing flexibility and durability. GlobalData’s report on Viavi Solutions gives a 360-degree view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

According to GlobalData’s company profile on Viavi Solutions, Document anti-counterfeiting was a key innovation area identified from patents. Viavi Solutions's grant share as of January 2024 was 61%. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

Menstrual device with improved comfort and use

Source: United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Credit: Viavi Solutions Inc

A recently granted patent (Publication Number: US11883318B2) discloses a menstrual device designed to provide comfort and functionality during menstruation. The device comprises a body portion made of a first material with a defined reservoir and a resiliently foldable rim made of a second material with a higher durometer. This unique design aims to enhance the user experience by combining different materials to optimize flexibility and durability.

The patent claims further specify that the body portion and the resiliently foldable rim are made of silicone, highlighting the importance of material selection in the design. Additionally, the resiliently foldable rim is molded onto the body portion to enclose its upper edge, ensuring a secure and leak-proof fit. The cross-section of the rim can vary, offering options such as triangular, half circular, or U-shaped, catering to individual preferences. Moreover, the reservoir of the device is designed to hold a volume ranging from 25 ml to 75 ml, providing users with a suitable capacity for their menstrual needs. Overall, this patented menstrual device showcases innovative design elements aimed at improving user comfort and convenience during menstruation.

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