US Patent No. 11,109,946


Patent No. 11,109,946
Issue Date September 07, 2021
Title Durable Ornamental Indicia Carrier
Inventorship Sriram Venkatasanthanam, Chino Hills, CA (US)
Ramin Heydarpour, Beverly Hills, CA (US)
John Y. Morton, San Jose, CA (US)
Jun Sato, San Jose, CA (US)
Michael Christopher Cole, Longmont, CO (US)
Mehdi Mojdeh, Fremont, CA (US)
Prashanth Vanchy, Los Angeles, CA (US)
Natalia Lysaya Powers, San Jose, CA (US)
Sibel Narin, Los Gatos, CA (US)
Jeremy Riley, Mountain View, CA (US)
Assignee ALIGN TECHNOLOGY, INC., San Jose, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 11,109,946

1. A dental appliance comprising:a polymeric shell having a plurality of tooth-receiving cavities shaped to receive and resiliently reposition a subject's teeth from a first arrangement toward a second arrangement;
a first adhesive layer configured to be adhered to the polymeric shell, the first adhesive layer comprising a pressure sensitive adhesive layer;
a first adhesion layer over the first adhesive layer;
a colorant located between the first adhesion layer and the pressure sensitive adhesive layer.