Dallas Invents: 86 Patents Granted for Week of May 8

Patents granted include Bell’s aircraft with selectively attachable passenger pod assembly, Fossil’s activity monitoring device, and Uber’s apparatus for managing communications.

Bell's patent No. 9963228

Dallas Invents is a weekly look at U.S. patents granted with a connection to the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metro area. Listings include patents granted to local assignees and/or those with a North Texas inventor. Patent activity can be an indicator of future economic growth, as well as the development of emerging markets and talent attraction. By tracking both inventors and assignees in the region, we aim to provide a broader view of the region’s inventive activity. Listings are organized by Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC). 

THIS WEEK, BY THE NUMBERS
Week of MAY 8, 2018 | Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington (19100) 

86 patents granted    Ranked No. in patent production out of 250 metros


NO. OF PATENTS BY CLASSIFICATION


TOP  LOCAL ASSIGNEES (NO. OF PATENTS)

Futurewei Technologies, Inc. (Plano) 8
Lennox Industries Inc. (Richardson) 4
Bell Helicopter Textron Inc. (Fort Worth) 3
CONDUENT BUSINESS SERVICES, LLC (Dallas) 3
SANDISK TECHNOLOGIES LLC (Plano) 3
Toyota Motor Engineering Manufacturing North America, Inc. (Plano) 3
Securus Technologies, Inc. (Carrollton) 2


TOP LOCAL INVENTORS (NO. OF PATENTS) 

Chih-Hung Tai (Dallas) 2
Inwoong Kim (Allen) 2
James L. Worley (Flower Mound) 2
Mark A. Lysinger (Carrollton) 2
Pavan Nallamothu (Grand Prairie) 2


SPEED: APPLICATION TO ISSUE (NO. OF DAYS) 

152 days
RFID disruption device and related methods
Assignee: CURIO LTD. (Fort Worth)
Inventors: Gregory L. Horne (Argyle), James C. Adams (Burleson)
Patent No. 9965714

4,746 days
Processor-based self-service terminals used with respect to controlled environment facilities
Assignee: Securus Technologies, Inc. (Carrollton)
Inventors: Bruce Cooper (Dallas), John J. Viola (Keller), Luke Keiser (Frisco), Randy Hoffman (Plano)
Patent No. 9965746


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UTILITY PATENTS

H U M A N   N E C E S S I T I E S

Reflective mode multi-spectral time-resolved optical imaging methods and apparatuses for tissue classification
Patent No. 9962090 

Inventor(s): Jeffrey E. Thatcher (Dallas, TX), John Michael DiMaio (Dallas, TX), Weirong Mo (Dallas, TX), Weizhi Li (Dallas, TX), Wensheng Fan (Dallas, TX)
Assignee(s): Spectral MD, Inc. (Dallas, TX)
Law Firm: Knobbe, Martens, Olson Bear LLP (9 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 15646683 on 07/11/2017 (301 days app to issue)

Abstract: Certain aspects relate to apparatuses and techniques for non-invasive optical imaging that acquires a plurality of images corresponding to both different times and different frequencies. Additionally, alternatives described herein are used with a variety of tissue classification applications, including assessing the presence and severity of tissue conditions, such as burns and other wounds.

[A61B] DIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION (analysing biological material G01N, e.g. G01N 33/48)


Method for controlling plant disease
Patent No. 9961898 

Inventor(s): Karen S. Arthur (Plano, TX)
Assignee(s): SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED (Toyko, , JP)
Law Firm: Wood, Phillips, Katz, Clark Mortimer (1 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 13062766 on 09/11/2009 (3161 days app to issue)

Abstract: The combination of ethaboxam and transgenic plants provides enhanced plant protection in controlling plant disease. According to the present invention, an application of an effective amount of ethaboxam to transgenic plants applied to plant foliage parts; soil-applied in drench or soil incorporation; or applied to seed using seed slurry application, seed film coating and seed pelleting technologies for seed, gives a good controlling effect on plant diseases. Application of ethaboxam to transgenic plants encompasses all monocotyledonous and dicotyledonous crop types.

[A01N] PRESERVATION OF BODIES OF HUMANS OR ANIMALS OR PLANTS OR PARTS THEREOF (preservation of food or foodstuff A23); BIOCIDES, e.g. AS DISINFECTANTS, AS PESTICIDES OR AS HERBICIDES (preparations for medical, dental or toilet purposes which kill or prevent the growth or proliferation of unwanted organisms A61K); PEST REPELLANTS OR ATTRACTANTS; PLANT GROWTH REGULATORS (mixtures of pesticides with fertilisers C05G)


Implant with independent endplates
Patent No. 9962269 

Inventor(s): Jason Tinley (Fort Worth, TX)
Assignee(s): HD LifeSciences LLC (Stoneham, MA)
Law Firm: Law Office of Daniel A. Tesler, LLC (Local + 688 other metros)
Application No., Date, Speed: 15615227 on 06/06/2017 (336 days app to issue)

Abstract: A method of designing independent endplate implants is also disclosed, including ranges of elastic moduli for the endplates and bulk of the implant for given implant parameters. Implants with elastic moduli within the ranges disclosed herein can optimize the loading of new bone growth to provide increased bone strength.

[A61F] FILTERS IMPLANTABLE INTO BLOOD VESSELS; PROSTHESES; DEVICES PROVIDING PATENCY TO, OR PREVENTING COLLAPSING OF, TUBULAR STRUCTURES OF THE BODY, E.G. STENTS; ORTHOPAEDIC, NURSING OR CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES; FOMENTATION; TREATMENT OR PROTECTION OF EYES OR EARS; BANDAGES, DRESSINGS OR ABSORBENT PADS; FIRST-AID KITS (dental prosthetics A61C) [2006.01]


Compression garment and method of forming the same
Patent No. 9962313 

Inventor(s): Jimmy D. Laferney (Frisco, TX), Ronald G. Scott (Plano, TX)
Assignee(s): Ronald G. Scott, LLC (The Colony, TX)
Law Firm: International IP Law Group, PLLC (11 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 14618335 on 02/10/2015 (1183 days app to issue)

Abstract: A compression garment and methods of forming and operating the same. In one embodiment, the compression garment includes an electrically stimulated auxetic material having a dimension responsive to an electrical signal, an electrical contact coupled to the electrically stimulated auxetic material and an electrical power source. The compression garment also includes a controller, coupled to the electrical contact and the electrical power source, configured to provide the electrical signal to control a pressure produced by the compression garment via the electrically stimulated auxetic material.

[A61H] PHYSICAL THERAPY APPARATUS, e.g. DEVICES FOR LOCATING OR STIMULATING REFLEX POINTS IN THE BODY; ARTIFICIAL RESPIRATION; MASSAGE; BATHING DEVICES FOR SPECIAL THERAPEUTIC OR HYGIENIC PURPOSES OR SPECIFIC PARTS OF THE BODY (electrotherapy, magnetotherapy, radiation therapy, ultrasound therapy A61N)


Compositions and methods for the maintenance of oral health
Patent No. 9962330 

Inventor(s): Jeffrey D. Hillman (Gainesville, FL)
Assignee(s): ProBiora Health, LLC (Dallas, TX)
Law Firm: Fish IP Law, LLP (2 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 14518226 on 10/20/2014 (1296 days app to issue)

Abstract: The disclosure provides compositions comprising one or more isolated LDH-deficient [i]mutans streptococcus [/i]strains and one or more isolated [i]S. oxalis [/i]strains and/or one or more isolated [i]S. uberis [/i]strains. Compositions of the disclosure are useful to maintain oral health, by for example treating and/or preventing one or more symptoms of dental caries, periodontitis and/or other oral cavity diseases or wounds.

[A61K] PREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES (devices or methods specially adapted for bringing pharmaceutical products into particular physical or administering forms A61J 3/00; chemical aspects of, or use of materials for deodorisation of air, for disinfection or sterilisation, or for bandages, dressings, absorbent pads or surgical articles A61L; soap compositions C11D)


Cassette with infusion set containing anti-freeflow ball valve for peristaltic infusion pump
Patent No. 9962483 

Inventor(s): Alan P. Halbert (Irving, TX), David Woodruff West (McKinney, TX), James Allen Higgins (Plano, TX), Seralaathan Hariharesan (Flower Mound, TX)
Assignee(s): Nestec S.A. (Vevey, , CH)
Law Firm: KL Gates LLP (no location found)
Application No., Date, Speed: 15235928 on 08/12/2016 (634 days app to issue)

Abstract: Flow control devices and methods using the flow control devices are provided. In a general embodiment, a cassette includes a housing having a constrictor, a tube attached to the housing and positioned through the constrictor, and a ball positioned inside the tube. The constrictor can be constructed and arranged to prevent the ball from moving through the tube at the location proximate the constrictor. The ball can prevent fluid flow in one position and be dislodged to allow fluid flow when the cassette is positioned inside a pumping device. As a result, the cassette is designed to prevent free flow of fluid when an enteral feeding tube set is not installed in a pumping device.

[A61M] DEVICES FOR INTRODUCING MEDIA INTO, OR ONTO, THE BODY (introducing media into or onto the bodies of animals A61D 7/00; means for inserting tampons A61F 13/26; devices for administering food or medicines orally A61J; containers for collecting, storing or administering blood or medical fluids A61J 1/05); DEVICES FOR TRANSDUCING BODY MEDIA OR FOR TAKING MEDIA FROM THE BODY (surgery A61B; chemical aspects of surgical articles A61L; magnetotherapy using magnetic elements placed within the body A61N 2/10); DEVICES FOR PRODUCING OR ENDING SLEEP OR STUPOR [5]


Multi-segmented inflatable brachytherapy devices, systems, and methods of using the same
Patent No. 9962559 

Inventor(s): Kenneth M. Forster (Dallas, TX)
Assignee(s): H. LEE MOFFITT CANCER CENTER AND RESEARCH INSTITUTE, INC. (Tampa, FL)
Law Firm: Meunier Carlin Curfman LLC (1 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 14005394 on 03/16/2012 (2244 days app to issue)

Abstract: Provided are multi-segmented inflatable brachytherapy devices. Also provided are systems and methods including multi-segmented inflatable brachytherapy devices.

[A61N] ELECTROTHERAPY; MAGNETOTHERAPY; RADIATION THERAPY; ULTRASOUND THERAPY (measurement of bioelectric currents A61B; surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body A61B 18/00; anaesthetic apparatus in general A61M; incandescent lamps H01K; infra-red radiators for heating H05B) [6]


 

O P E R A T I O N S  &  T R A N S P O R T

Low-gloss, flexible clear coats, articles of manufacture having low-gloss, two coat paint systems, and methods for applying the same
Patent No. 9962736 

Inventor(s): Joe Mecozzi (St. John, IN), Makoto Imai (Tinley Park, IL), Scott Dale Kubish (Saline, MI), Yuko Nagata Gidcumb (Canton, MI)
Assignee(s): Toyota Motor Engineering Manufacturing North America, Inc. (Plano, TX)
Law Firm: Dinsmore Shohl LLP (14 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 12877331 on 09/08/2010 (2799 days app to issue)

Abstract: Low-gloss flexible clear coast can include a base formula that includes a base resin and a cross-linker, a silica-based flattener, wherein the silica-based flattener comprises from 5 parts by weight per 100 parts by weight of the base formula to 20 parts by weight per 100 parts by weight of the base formula, one or more flattener enhancing agents, wherein the one or more flattener enhancing agents comprise 0.25 parts by weight per 100 parts by weight of the base formula to 5 parts by weight per 100 parts by weight of the base formula, and possess 90 flexibility and a 60 gloss finish from 22 gloss units to 34 gloss units.

[B05D] PROCESSES FOR APPLYING LIQUIDS OR OTHER FLUENT MATERIALS TO SURFACES, IN GENERAL (conveying articles or workpieces through baths of liquid B65G, e.g. B65G 49/02) [2]


Method of molding product having hollow interior region
Patent No. 9962864 

Inventor(s): Jack Renforth (Azle, TX)
Assignee(s): DOSKOCIL MANUFACTURING COMPANY, INC. (Arlington, TX)
Law Firm: Global IP Counselors, LLP (9 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 15058618 on 03/02/2016 (797 days app to issue)

Abstract: A method of molding a product includes receiving into a cavity of a mold a core having a plurality of parts that are unconnected and that together form the core, situating a first part of a plurality of parts adjacent a second part of the plurality parts, receiving a material in an uncured state into a space between the mold and the core, forming with the first part a first portion of the interior region, forming with the second part a second portion of the interior region that is contiguous the first portion, removing the first part from within the first portion of the interior region, through a hole, and subsequent to the removing of the first part, removing the second part from within the second portion of the interior region, through a hole.

[B29C] SHAPING OR JOINING OF PLASTICS; SHAPING OF MATERIAL IN A PLASTIC STATE, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR; AFTER-TREATMENT OF THE SHAPED PRODUCTS, e.g. REPAIRING (making preforms B29B 11/00; making laminated products by combining previously unconnected layers which become one product whose layers will remain together B32B 37/00-B32B 41/00) [4]


Vehicle proximity condition detection and haptic notification system
Patent No. 9963068 

Inventor(s): Danil V. Prokhorov (Canton, MI), Hideki Hada (Ann Arbor, MI)
Assignee(s): Toyota Motor Engineering Manufacturing North America, Inc. (Plano, TX)
Law Firm: Darrow Mustafa PC (2 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 14997876 on 01/18/2016 (841 days app to issue)

Abstract: A computing device for a vehicle proximity condition detection and haptic notification system is provided. The computing device includes one or more processors for controlling operation of the computing device, and a memory for storing data and program instructions usable by the one or more processors, wherein the one or more processors are configured to execute instructions stored in the memory to operate, upon detection of a vehicle proximity condition, at least one portion of the vehicle as a haptic device in a user-selected manner directed to informing a vehicle occupant of the vehicle proximity condition, and directed to suggesting to the occupant a vehicle control command that is responsive to the proximity condition.

[B60N] VEHICLE PASSENGER ACCOMMODATION NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR (furniture construction A47)


Cover adaptable to multiple vehicle seat configurations
Patent No. 9963086 

Inventor(s): James Umlauf (Phoenix, AZ)
Assignee(s): 4Knines, LLC (Richardson, TX)
Law Firm: Kirton McConkie (1 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 15632087 on 06/23/2017 (319 days app to issue)

Abstract: A cover for a vehicle may include a lower portion sized and configured to extend over a horizontally-oriented top of a bench of a vehicle seat. The cover may also include an upper portion coupled to the lower portion. The upper portion may be sized and configured to extend upwardly over a backrest of the vehicle seat. The upper portion may include a first section, a second section, and a third section. Each of the first section, the second section, and the third section may extend from an upper edge of the upper portion to the lower portion. The cover may include a first coupling mechanism and a second coupling mechanism. The first coupling mechanism may be configured to couple the first section to the second section. The second coupling mechanism may be configured to couple the second section and the third section.

[B60R] VEHICLES, VEHICLE FITTINGS, OR VEHICLE PARTS, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR (fire prevention, containment or extinguishing specially adapted for vehicles A62C 3/07)


Aircraft with selectively attachable passenger pod assembly
Patent No. 9963228 

Inventor(s): John Richard McCullough (Fort Worth, TX), Paul K. Oldroyd (Fort Worth, TX)
Assignee(s): Bell Helicopter Textron Inc. (Fort Worth, TX)
Law Firm: Lawrence Youst PLLC (Local)
Application No., Date, Speed: 15200163 on 07/01/2016 (676 days app to issue)

Abstract: In some embodiments, an aircraft includes a flying frame having an airframe, a propulsion system attached to the airframe and a flight control system operably associated with the propulsion system wherein, the flying frame has a vertical takeoff and landing mode and a forward flight mode. A pod assembly is selectively attachable to the flying frame such that the flying frame is rotatable about the pod assembly wherein, the pod assembly remains in a generally horizontal attitude during vertical takeoff and landing, forward flight and transitions therebetween.

[B64C] AEROPLANES; HELICOPTERS (air-cushion vehicles B60V)


Task-based health data monitoring of aircraft components
Patent No. 9963244 

Inventor(s): Brian Edward Tucker (Fort Worth, TX)
Assignee(s): Bell Helicopter Textron Inc. (Fort Worth, TX)
Law Firm: Lawrence Youst PLLC (Local)
Application No., Date, Speed: 15636544 on 06/28/2017 (314 days app to issue)

Abstract: Systems, methods and non-transitory computer readable storage medium are provided for task-based health data monitoring relating to aircraft components of aircraft within an aircraft fleet. One method includes establishing a review item with a first data review state to create a review task relating to health data of an aircraft component, generating images relating to the review item for display on a display device, retaining the review item for monitoring responsive to receiving user input changing the first data review state of the review item to a second data review state, receiving new health data relating to the aircraft component and automatically resetting the review item from the second data review state to the first data review state responsive to receiving the new health data to create a new review task.

[B64D] EQUIPMENT FOR FITTING IN OR TO AIRCRAFT; FLYING SUITS; PARACHUTES; ARRANGEMENTS OR MOUNTING OF POWER PLANTS OR PROPULSION TRANSMISSIONS IN AIRCRAFT


Frustoconical drum winch for lifting loads with hook reduced approximation lifting height
Patent No. 9963327 

Inventor(s): Vitor Hugo Carneiro dos Santos Neves (Maia, , PT)
Assignee(s): Flexcrane, Inc. (Burleson, TX)
Law Firm: patenttm.us (Local + 4360 other metros)
Application No., Date, Speed: 14715460 on 05/18/2015 (1086 days app to issue)

Abstract: A load lifting winch suspending a load from a hook ([b]3[/b]) and a cable ([b]5[/b]) which is wound onto a frustoconical drum ([b]1[/b]) in order to reduce the winch vertical dimension when the hook ([b]3[/b]) is in the fully upright position allowed by available vertical space elevation, and simultaneously decrease the forces applied to the lifting drive motor ([b]4[/b]) as the load rises.

[B66D] CAPSTANS; WINCHES; TACKLES, e.g. PULLEY BLOCKS; HOISTS (winding or unwinding ropes or cables for feeding or storage purposes B65H; rope or cable-winding or unwinding mechanisms for lifts B66B; hoisting devices specially adapted for suspended scaffolds E04G 3/32)


Method for separating high molecular weight gases from a combustion source
Patent No. RE046829 (Reissue)

Inventor(s): David Scott (Rockwall, TX)
Assignee(s): GAS SEPARATION TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (Seattle, WA)
Law Firm: Launchpad IP, Inc. (1 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 15016608 on 02/05/2016 (823 days app to issue)

Abstract: High molecular weight (HMW) gases are separated from an exhaust gas of a combustion source using a blower and an interior vent within the exhaust stack. The interior vent includes a vent wall having a top portion attached to the interior surface of the exhaust stack along the entire inner perimeter of the exhaust stack and a lower portion that extends downward into the exhaust stack to form an annular space or gap between the vent wall and the interior surface of the exhaust stack, and at least one opening in the interior surface of the exhaust stack between the top and bottom portions of the vent wall. The blower creates a tangential flow of the exhaust gas with sufficient centrifugal force to concentrate substantially all of the HMW gases along the inner surface of the exhaust stack. A transfer pipe removes the HMW gases from the interior vent. Patent Class: N/A


 

C H E M I S T R Y & M E T A L L U R G Y

Pro-neurogenic compounds
Patent No. 9962368 

Inventor(s): Andrew A. Pieper (Plano, TX), Jef K. De Brabander (Flower Mound, TX), Joseph M. Ready (Carrollton, TX), Steven L. McKnight (Dallas, TX)
Assignee(s): Board of Regents of the University of Texas System (Austin, TX)
Law Firm: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (14 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 13594223 on 08/24/2012 (2083 days app to issue)

Abstract: This technology relates generally to compounds and methods for stimulating neurogenesis (e.g., post-natal neurogenesis, including post-natal hippocampal and hypothalamic neurogenesis) and/or protecting neuronal cell from cell death. Various compounds are disclosed herein. In vivo activity tests suggest that these compounds may have therapeutic benefits in neuropsychiatric and/or neurodegenerative diseases such as schizophrenia, major depression, bipolar disorder, normal aging, epilepsy, traumatic brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorder, Parkinson”s disease, Alzheimer”s disease, Down syndrome, spinocerebellar ataxia, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Huntington”s disease, stroke, radiation therapy, chronic stress, abuse of a neuro-active drug, retinal degeneration, spinal cord injury, peripheral nerve injury, physiological weight loss associated with various conditions, as well as cognitive decline associated with normal aging, chemotherapy, and the like.

[C07D] HETEROCYCLIC COMPOUNDS (macromolecular compounds C08) [2]


Method for electrochemical bromide and/or chloride removal
Patent No. 9963362 

Inventor(s): Andrew Quicksall (Dallas, TX), Xiaofei Cui (Dallas, TX)
Assignee(s): Southern Methodist University (Dallas, TX)
Law Firm: Chalker Flores, LLP (Local)
Application No., Date, Speed: 13836775 on 03/15/2013 (1880 days app to issue)

Abstract: The present invention provides apparatuses, systems and methods for the controllable oxidation of bromide into bromine either directly through electrochemical (EC) anodes or indirectly through electrochemically generated oxidants.

[C02F] TREATMENT OF WATER, WASTE WATER, SEWAGE, OR SLUDGE (processes for making harmful chemical substances harmless, or less harmful, by effecting a chemical change in the substances A62D 3/00; separation, settling tanks or filter devices B01D; special arrangements on waterborne vessels of installations for treating water, waste water or sewage, e.g. for producing fresh water, B63J; adding materials to water to prevent corrosion C23F; treating radioactively-contaminated liquids G21F 9/04) [3]


Sprayable, carbon fiber-epoxy material and process
Patent No. 9963588 

Inventor(s): Biju Philip (Euless, TX)
Assignee(s): Diversified Chemical Technologies, Inc. (Detroit, MI)
Law Firm: Dinsmore Shohl LLP (14 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 14700771 on 04/30/2015 (1104 days app to issue)

Abstract: An article is reinforced by applying to it a thermally curable composition of a resin mixture of 10% to 60% by weight of a diglycidyl ether of bisphenol-A, 5% to 25% by weight of an epoxy novolac, and 5% to 25% by weight of a reinforcement material comprising carbon fibers. Following application, the composition is cured. In some instances, at least a portion of the diglycidyl ether of bisphenol-A and/or the epoxy phenyl novolac resin may be adducted with an elastomer.

[C08J] WORKING-UP; GENERAL PROCESSES OF COMPOUNDING; AFTER-TREATMENT NOT COVERED BY SUBCLASSES C08B, C08C, C08F, C08G or C08H (working, e.g. shaping, of plastics B29) [2]


Synergistic combinations of choline and reactive silanes in antimicrobial coatings
Patent No. 9963596 

Inventor(s): Craig Grossman (Point Roberts, WA), Daniel Moros (New York, NY), Gavri Grossman (Point Roberts, WA)
Assignee(s): ALLIED BIOSCIENCE, INC. (Dallas, TX)
Law Firm: Snell Wilmer L.L.P. (5 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 15432567 on 02/14/2017 (448 days app to issue)

Abstract: The invention relates to an antimicrobial coating composition formed by admixing choline bitartrate or choline chloride, an aminopropyltrialkoxysilane and water. This coating composition is preferably sprayed onto a surface and allowed to dry. Preferably the surface is a stainless steel surface. The coating reduces the amount of [i]E. Coli [/i]on the surface of the substrate.

[C09D] COATING COMPOSITIONS, e.g. PAINTS, VARNISHES OR LACQUERS; FILLING PASTES; CHEMICAL PAINT OR INK REMOVERS; INKS; CORRECTING FLUIDS; WOODSTAINS; PASTES OR SOLIDS FOR COLOURING OR PRINTING; USE OF MATERIALS THEREFOR (cosmetics A61K; processes for applying liquids or other fluent materials to surfaces, in general, B05D; staining wood B27K 5/02; glazes or vitreous enamels C03C; natural resins, French polish, drying-oils, driers, turpentine, per se, C09F; polishing compositions other than French polish, ski waxes C09G; adhesives or use of materials as adhesives C09J; materials for sealing or packing joints or covers C09K 3/10; materials for stopping leaks C09K 3/12; processes for the electrolytic or electrophoretic production of coatings C25D) [5]


[D] TEXTILES; PAPER


Quilting systems and methods
Patent No. 9963812 

Inventor(s): Eileen Katherine Roche (Flower Mound, TX)
Assignee(s): Great Notions News Company (Dallas, TX)
Law Firm: Hubbard Johnston, PLLC (Local)
Application No., Date, Speed: 14053181 on 10/14/2013 (1667 days app to issue)

Abstract: Apparatuses, systems and methods for quilting are provided. In an illustrative embodiment, a quilt support includes a platform adapted to support an embroidery machine capable of quilting a quilt sandwich. A first support arm is coupled to the platform. The first support arm is adapted to support a portion of the quilt sandwich. A second support arm is coupled to the platform. The second support arm is offset from the first support arm and adapted to support a portion of the quilt sandwich. Apparatuses, systems and methods are provided.

[D05B] SEWING (appliances for the tailoring trade A41H; sewing tables A47B 29/00; sewing in bookbinding B42B 2/00; sewing machines modified for knitting D04B 39/08)


 

F I X E D  C O N S T R U C T I O N S

Exterior wall cladding system for buildings
Patent No. 9963875 

Inventor(s): William Prygon (Fort Worth, TX)
Assignee(s): Breghtway Construction Solutions, LLC (Fort Worth, TX)
Law Firm: Whitaker Chalk Swindle Schwartz PLLC (2 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 15654188 on 07/19/2017 (293 days app to issue)

Abstract: An exterior wall cladding system for application to an exterior wall surface comprises a sealed and laminated waterproof wrap applied to the exterior wall surface, a fully-sealed insulating panel without a drainage plane disposed over the sealed and laminated waterproof wrap, and a multi-layer stucco coating applied over the insulating panel. Sealing materials are applied to all openings through and edges of the wall structure.

[E04C] STRUCTURAL ELEMENTS; BUILDING MATERIALS (for bridges E01D; specially designed for insulation or other protection E04B; elements used as building aids E04G; for mining E21; for tunnels E21D; structural elements with broader range of application than for building engineering F16, particularly F16S)


Ball check valve integration to ICD
Patent No. 9963953 

Inventor(s): Jean Marc Lopez (Plano, TX)
Assignee(s): Halliburton Energy Services, Inc. (Houston, TX)
Law Firm: Baker Botts L.L.P. (Local + 8 other metros)
Application No., Date, Speed: 14471011 on 08/28/2014 (1349 days app to issue)

Abstract: A production sleeve assembly for use downhole includes a fluid pathway configured to provide fluid communication between an exterior of a wellbore tubular and an interior of the wellbore tubular through a chamber, a flow restriction disposed in the fluid pathway, and a valve disposed in series with the flow restriction in the fluid pathway. The valve comprises a rupture disk, and a plug releasably engaged in the chamber in series with the rupture disk. The valve is configured to allow production from the exterior of the wellbore tubular to the interior of the wellbore tubular through the chamber once the rupture disk is actuated, and the valve is configured to release the plug from the chamber when the rupture disk is actuated and the pressure within the exterior of the wellbore tubular is greater than the pressure within the interior of the wellbore tubular.

[E21B] EARTH OR ROCK DRILLING (mining, quarrying E21C; making shafts, driving galleries or tunnels E21D); OBTAINING OIL, GAS, WATER, SOLUBLE OR MELTABLE MATERIALS OR A SLURRY OF MINERALS FROM WELLS [5]


Assembly and method for multi-zone fracture stimulation of a reservoir using autonomous tubular units
Patent No. 9963955 

Inventor(s): Abdel Wadood M. El-Rabaa (Plano, TX)
Assignee(s): ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company (Spring, TX)
Law Firm: ExxonMobil Upstream Research CompanyLaw Department (2 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 15013759 on 03/02/2016 (797 days app to issue)

Abstract: Autonomous units and methods for downhole, multi-zone perforation and fracture stimulation for hydrocarbon production. The autonomous unit may be a perforating gun assembly, a bridge plug assembly, or fracturing plug assembly. The autonomous units are dimensioned and arranged to be deployed within a wellbore without an electric wireline. The autonomous units may be fabricated from a friable material so as to self-destruct upon receiving a signal. The autonomous units include a position locator for sensing the presence of objects along the wellbore and generating depth signals in response. The autonomous units also include an on-board controller for processing the depth signals and for activating an actuatable tool at a zone of interest.

[E21B] EARTH OR ROCK DRILLING (mining, quarrying E21C; making shafts, driving galleries or tunnels E21D); OBTAINING OIL, GAS, WATER, SOLUBLE OR MELTABLE MATERIALS OR A SLURRY OF MINERALS FROM WELLS [5]


 

M E C H A N I C A L  E N G I N E E R I N G
LIGHTING | HEATING | WEAPONS | BLASTING

 

Clutch assembly for bypass plungers
Patent No. 9963957 

Inventor(s): Garrett S. Boyd (Godley, TX), Mitchell A. Boyd (Haslet, TX)
Assignee(s): Flowco Production Solutions, LLC (Spring, TX)
Law Firm: Whitaker Chalk Swindle Schwartz PLLC (2 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 15048467 on 02/19/2016 (809 days app to issue)

Abstract: A bypass plunger combines a unitary or one-piece hollow body-and-valve cage, retains a dart valve within the valve cage portion of the hollow body using a threaded retaining nut secured by crimple detents. A series of helical grooves surround the central portion of the outer surface of the hollow body of the plunger to control spin during descent. A canted-coil-spring disposed within the retaining nut functions as a clutch. The valve cage includes ports that may be configured to control flow through the plunger during ascent. Other embodiments include clutch assemblies using canted-coil springs with split bobbins, and valve stems surfaced to achieve specific functions. Combinations of these features provide enhanced performance, durability and reliability at reduced manufacturing cost, due primarily to the simplicity of its design.

[F16K] VALVES; TAPS; COCKS; ACTUATING-FLOATS; DEVICES FOR VENTING OR AERATING


Variable speed aircraft transmission
Patent No. 9964184 

Inventor(s): Brian Stanley Modrzejewski (Keller, TX), Doug Mueller (Coppell, TX), Ron Woods (Weatherford, TX), Russell Mueller (Dallas, TX), Tim Cecil (Fort Worth, TX)
Assignee(s): Bell Helicopter Textron Inc. (Fort Worth, TX)
Law Firm: Lightfoot Alford PLLC (1 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 14683218 on 04/10/2015 (1124 days app to issue)

Abstract: A variable state planetary shifting transmission can include an input shaft, an output shaft; and a planetary system having a sun gear associated with the input shaft, a planetary carrier, and a ring gear associated with a ring housing. The transmission can include an overrunning clutch operably coupled to the planetary carrier. The transmission can include a clutch assembly coupled to the planetary carrier. The transmission is capable of changing the speed ratio between the input shaft and the output shaft by selective engagement of the clutch assembly against the ring gear which can cause either the freeing or locking of the planetary carrier by the overrunning clutch.

[F16H] GEARING


Swivel joint with uniform ball bearing requirements
Patent No. 9964245 

Inventor(s): Brian Witkowski (Weatherford, TX), Mark D. Matzner (Burleson, TX)
Assignee(s): S.P.M. Flow Control, Inc. (Fort Worth, TX)
Law Firm: Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP (Local + 1 other metros)
Application No., Date, Speed: 14524704 on 10/27/2014 (1289 days app to issue)

Abstract: A swivel joint has uniform ball bearing requirements for all bearing races. The swivel joint has a male connector and a female connector that coaxially interconnects and swivel relative to each other while still maintaining a high pressure seal. Each connector has three bearing races to form three sets of bearing races, each of which supports the same number of ball bearings. The circumference of the main set of races are enlarged by less than the diameter of one ball, so it is impossible to add another ball to the coupled male and female connectors of the swivel joint.

[F16C] SHAFTS; FLEXIBLE SHAFTS; MECHANICAL MEANS FOR TRANSMITTING MOVEMENT IN A FLEXIBLE SHEATHING; ELEMENTS OF CRANKSHAFT MECHANISMS; PIVOTS; PIVOTAL CONNECTIONS; ROTARY ENGINEERING ELEMENTS OTHER THAN GEARING, COUPLING, CLUTCH OR BRAKE ELEMENTS; BEARINGS [5]


Combustion acoustic noise prevention in a heating furnace
Patent No. 9964304 

Inventor(s): Shiblee S. M. Noman (Frisco, TX)
Assignee(s): Lennox Industries Inc. (Richardson, TX)
Law Firm: Winstead PC (Local + 2 other metros)
Application No., Date, Speed: 13556353 on 07/24/2012 (2114 days app to issue)

Abstract: A control module for preventing acoustic resonance noise generation from a heat exchanger of a heating furnace, comprising a control signal generated by the control module. The control signal is configured to operate an induction fan of the heating furnace at more than one speed for a given heat demand mode of the heating furnace.

[F24H] FLUID HEATERS, e.g. WATER OR AIR HEATERS, HAVING HEAT-GENERATING MEANS, IN GENERAL (heat-transfer, heat-exchange or heat-storage materials C09K 5/00; tube furnaces for thermal non-catalytic cracking C10G 9/20; devices, e.g. valves, for venting and aerating enclosures F16K 24/00; steam traps or like apparatus F16T; steam generation F22; combustion apparatus F23; domestic stoves or ranges F24B, F24C; domestic- or space-heating systems F24D; furnaces, kilns, ovens, retorts F27; heat-exchangers F28; electric heating elements or arrangements H05B)


 

P H Y S I C S

Aerodynamic force sensing apparatus
Patent No. 9963223 

Inventor(s): Brant H. Maines (Colleyville, TX), Kurt M. Chankaya (Keller, TX)
Assignee(s): Lockheed Martin Corporation (Bethesda, MD)
Law Firm: Reising Ethington P.C. (1 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 13007099 on 01/14/2011 (2671 days app to issue)

Abstract: An aerodynamic force sensing apparatus for providing an air data computer with information to calculate air data. The apparatus includes a plurality of vanes supportable in a vane array extending from a distal end of an airfoil of an aircraft, and one or more sensors configured to sense the response of one or more vanes of the vane array to aerodynamic forces and to transmit corresponding signals to an air data computer (ADC) for use by the ADC in calculating air data.

[G06F] ELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING (computer systems based on specific computational models G06N)


Heating furnace using energy saving mode
Patent No. 9964313 

Inventor(s): Eric M. Perez (Hickory Creek, TX), Mark G. Beste (Grapevine, TX), Steven Schneider (Plano, TX)
Assignee(s): Lennox Industries Inc. (Richardson, TX)
Law Firm: Baker Botts L.L.P. (Local + 8 other metros)
Application No., Date, Speed: 15006554 on 01/26/2016 (833 days app to issue)

Abstract: A heating control system including an air circulation fan, a heating unit, a memory, and a microprocessor. The microprocessor is configured to operate the air circulation fan at a first speed and the heating unit in a first configuration to achieve a first temperature rise where less than all of the burners are active. The microprocessor is further configured to compare the first temperature rise to a first temperature rise threshold and transition the air circulation fan to a second speed to achieve a second temperature rise when the first temperature rise is less than the first temperature rise threshold. The microprocessor is further configured to compare the second temperature rise to a second temperature rise threshold and transition the air circulation fan to a third speed when the second temperature rise is greater than the second temperature rise threshold.

[G05B] CONTROL OR REGULATING SYSTEMS IN GENERAL; FUNCTIONAL ELEMENTS OF SUCH SYSTEMS; MONITORING OR TESTING ARRANGEMENTS FOR SUCH SYSTEMS OR ELEMENTS (fluid-pressure actuators or systems acting by means of fluids in general F15B; valves per se F16K; characterised by mechanical features only G05G; sensitive elements, see the appropriate subclasses, e.g. G12B, subclasses of G01, H01; correcting units, see the appropriate subclasses, e.g. H02K)


Creation and configuration of a distributed heating, ventilation, and air conditioning network
Patent No. 9964323 

Inventor(s): Daniel A. Castillo (Dallas, TX), Jayprakash Charavda (Irving, TX), Nguyen T. Ho (Highland Village, TX), Sunil K. Khiani (Plano, TX)
Assignee(s): Lennox Industries Inc. (Richardson, TX)
Law Firm: Baker Botts L.L.P. (Local + 8 other metros)
Application No., Date, Speed: 14712107 on 05/14/2015 (1090 days app to issue)

Abstract: In some embodiments, a system for operating an HVAC control network includes a first control unit communicatively coupled to a first plurality of HVAC units and a first interactive display, the first control unit further comprising a software access point (softAP). A second control unit, the second control unit communicatively coupled to a second plurality of HVAC units and a second interactive display. The second control unit may include a push button. The second control unit may connect to the first control unit to create an HVAC control network using a Wi-Fi direct protocol by invoking a Wi-Fi direct, push button configuration protocol in response to detecting that the push button has been depressed. The first control unit may control the second plurality of HVAC units over the HVAC control network in response to the second control unit connecting to the first control unit.

[G05D] SYSTEMS FOR CONTROLLING OR REGULATING NON-ELECTRIC VARIABLES (for continuous casting of metals B22D 11/16; valves per se F16K; sensing non-electric variables, see the relevant subclasses of G01; for regulating electric or magnetic variables G05F)


Method of and system for flame sensing and diagnostic
Patent No. 9964334 

Inventor(s): Michael Engler (Lucas, TX)
Assignee(s): Lennox Industries Inc. (Richardson, TX)
Law Firm: Winstead PC (Local + 2 other metros)
Application No., Date, Speed: 15713817 on 09/25/2017 (225 days app to issue)

Abstract: A method of determining presence of a flame in a furnace of a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system. The method comprises determining, using a controller, whether a processor signal (G) is active, responsive to a determination that the processor signal (G) is active, determining, using the controller prior to assertion of a flame-test input control signal, an output state of a first comparator, responsive to a determination that the output state of the first comparator is high, determining, using the controller prior to assertion of the flame-test input control signal, an output state of a second comparator, and responsive to a determination that the output state of the second comparator is low, transmitting, using the controller, a notification that a flame is present.

[G08B] SIGNALLING OR CALLING SYSTEMS; ORDER TELEGRAPHS; ALARM SYSTEMS


Vehicle occupancy detection using time-of-flight sensor
Patent No. 9964643 

Inventor(s): Patrick Yasuo Maeda (Mountain View, CA)
Assignee(s): CONDUENT BUSINESS SERVICES, LLC (Dallas, TX)
Law Firm: Hollingsworth Davis, LLC (1 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 13315016 on 12/08/2011 (2343 days app to issue)

Abstract: Vehicle occupancy detection involves projecting modulated light onto an occupant from a light source outside of a vehicle. Reflections of the light source are received at a detector located outside of the vehicle. Three-dimensional data is determined based on a time-of-flight of the reflections, and the occupant is detected based on the three-dimensional data.

[G01S] RADIO DIRECTION-FINDING; RADIO NAVIGATION; DETERMINING DISTANCE OR VELOCITY BY USE OF RADIO WAVES; LOCATING OR PRESENCE-DETECTING BY USE OF THE REFLECTION OR RERADIATION OF RADIO WAVES; ANALOGOUS ARRANGEMENTS USING OTHER WAVES


Optical image stabilization actuator driver power distribution control
Patent No. 9964776 

Inventor(s): Chih-Hung Tai (Dallas, TX), James L. Worley (Flower Mound, TX), Mark A. Lysinger (Carrollton, TX), Pavan Nallamothu (Grand Prairie, TX)
Assignee(s): STMicroelectronics, Inc. (Coppell, TX)
Law Firm: Seed IP Law Group LLP (1 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 14976924 on 12/21/2015 (869 days app to issue)

Abstract: Various embodiments provide an optical image stabilization circuit including a drive circuit having a power waveform generator and a power waveform conversion circuit. The power waveform generator generates a power waveform. The power waveform conversion circuit converts the power waveform to a power drive signal. An actuator is then driven by the power drive signal to move a lens accordingly and compensate for any movements and vibrations of a housing of the lens.

[G02B] OPTICAL ELEMENTS, SYSTEMS, OR APPARATUS (G02F takes precedence; optical elements specially adapted for use in lighting devices or systems thereof F21V 1/00-F21V 13/00; measuring-instruments, see the relevant subclass of class G01, e.g. optical rangefinders G01C; testing of optical elements, systems, or apparatus G01M 11/00; spectacles G02C; apparatus or arrangements for taking photographs or for projecting or viewing them G03B; sound lenses G10K 11/30; electron and ion “optics” H01J; X-ray “optics” H01J, H05G 1/00; optical elements structurally combined with electric discharge tubes H01J 5/16, H01J 29/89, H01J 37/22; microwave “optics” H01Q; combination of optical elements with television receivers H04N 5/72; optical systems or arrangements in colour television systems H04N 9/00; heating arrangements specially adapted for transparent or reflecting areas H05B 3/84) [7]


Optical image stabilization actuator driver power distribution control
Patent No. 9964777 

Inventor(s): Chih-Hung Tai (Dallas, TX), James L. Worley (Flower Mound, TX), Mark A. Lysinger (Carrollton, TX), Pavan Nallamothu (Grand Prairie, TX)
Assignee(s): STMicroelectronics, Inc. (Coppell, TX)
Law Firm: Seed IP Law Group LLP (1 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 14976937 on 12/21/2015 (869 days app to issue)

Abstract: Various embodiments provide an optical image stabilization circuit including a drive circuit having a power waveform generator and a power waveform conversion circuit. The power waveform generator generates a power waveform. The power waveform conversion circuit converts the power waveform to a power drive signal. An actuator is then driven by the power drive signal to move a lens accordingly and compensate for any movements and vibrations of a housing of the lens.

[G02B] OPTICAL ELEMENTS, SYSTEMS, OR APPARATUS (G02F takes precedence; optical elements specially adapted for use in lighting devices or systems thereof F21V 1/00-F21V 13/00; measuring-instruments, see the relevant subclass of class G01, e.g. optical rangefinders G01C; testing of optical elements, systems, or apparatus G01M 11/00; spectacles G02C; apparatus or arrangements for taking photographs or for projecting or viewing them G03B; sound lenses G10K 11/30; electron and ion “optics” H01J; X-ray “optics” H01J, H05G 1/00; optical elements structurally combined with electric discharge tubes H01J 5/16, H01J 29/89, H01J 37/22; microwave “optics” H01Q; combination of optical elements with television receivers H04N 5/72; optical systems or arrangements in colour television systems H04N 9/00; heating arrangements specially adapted for transparent or reflecting areas H05B 3/84) [7]


Nanofiber sheet
Patent No. 9964783 

Inventor(s): Chi Huynh (Richardson, TX), Masaharu Ito (Saitama, , JP)
Assignee(s): LINTEC OF AMERICA, INC. (Richardson, TX)
Law Firm: Finch Maloney PLLC (1 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 15800882 on 11/01/2017 (188 days app to issue)

Abstract: A nanofiber sheet is described that is composed of a substrate and a layer of oriented nanofibers. Nanofibers of the sheet can be oriented in a common direction. In some orientations, light absorbent sheets can absorb over 99.9%, and in some cases over 99.95%, of the intensity of light incident upon the sheet. Methods for fabricating a light absorbent sheet are also described.

[G02F] DEVICES OR ARRANGEMENTS, THE OPTICAL OPERATION OF WHICH IS MODIFIED BY CHANGING THE OPTICAL PROPERTIES OF THE MEDIUM OF THE DEVICES OR ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE CONTROL OF THE INTENSITY, COLOUR, PHASE, POLARISATION OR DIRECTION OF LIGHT, e.g. SWITCHING, GATING, MODULATING OR DEMODULATING; TECHNIQUES OR PROCEDURES FOR THE OPERATION THEREOF; FREQUENCY-CHANGING; NON-LINEAR OPTICS; OPTICAL LOGIC ELEMENTS; OPTICAL ANALOGUE/DIGITAL CONVERTERS [4]


Aerial camera system
Patent No. 9964836 

Inventor(s): Alexander MacDonald (North Las Vegas, NV), Garret Cook (Tulsa, OK), Kaveh Ashenayi (Tulsa, OK), Matthew R. Jones (Garland, TX), Michael F. Henry (Broken Arrow, OK), Patrick J. Bennett (Broken Arrow, OK)
Assignee(s): SKYCAM, LLC (Fort Worth, TX)
Law Firm: Schroeder Intellectual Property Law Group, LLC (1 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 13472089 on 05/15/2012 (2184 days app to issue)

Abstract: An aerial camera system including a plurality of main reels, a camera interface/safety reel and a stabilized camera head. The camera head is supported from main cables from the main reels with a safety reel cable providing power, data and video communication between the camera head and a main computer system. Each of the main reels, the camera interface/safety reel and the camera head are in communication with the main computer system, which controls the feeding and reeling in of the main cables. Further, the computer system controls the feeding and reeling in of the safety reel cable, which typically only follows the camera head as it moves in three-dimensional space, but may in emergency mode support the weight of the camera head and be used to slowly pull the camera head up and out of the way so that it does not interfere with any activity below the flight area.

[G03B] APPARATUS OR ARRANGEMENTS FOR TAKING PHOTOGRAPHS OR FOR PROJECTING OR VIEWING THEM; APPARATUS OR ARRANGEMENTS EMPLOYING ANALOGOUS TECHNIQUES USING WAVES OTHER THAN OPTICAL WAVES; ACCESSORIES THEREFOR (optical parts of such apparatus G02B; photosensitive materials or processes for photographic purposes G03C; apparatus for processing exposed photographic materials G03D) [4]


Controlling communications using temperature and/or radio-frequency (RF) signals
Patent No. 9964969 

Inventor(s): Adam C. Edwards (Fort Worth, TX), Joseph Higgs (Fort Worth, TX)
Assignee(s): Securus Technologies, Inc. (Carrollton, TX)
Law Firm: Fogarty LLP (3 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 13605713 on 09/06/2012 (2070 days app to issue)

Abstract: Systems and methods of controlling communications using temperature and/or Radio Frequency (RF) signals are disclosed. In some embodiments, a method may include determining whether a user operating a communications device has at least temporarily transferred at least partial control of the communications device to another user based, at least in part, upon a change in at least one of: a temperature or an RF signal sensed at the communications device. The method may also include controlling an aspect of a communication conducted via the communications device based, at least in part, upon the determination.

[G05D] SYSTEMS FOR CONTROLLING OR REGULATING NON-ELECTRIC VARIABLES (for continuous casting of metals B22D 11/16; valves per se F16K; sensing non-electric variables, see the relevant subclasses of G01; for regulating electric or magnetic variables G05F)


Leveraging portable system power to enhance memory management and enable application level features
Patent No. 9965186 

Inventor(s): Arjun Kapoor (San Francisco, CA), Dhaval Parikh (Santa Clara, CA), Rajeev Nagabhirava (Santa Clara, CA)
Assignee(s): SANDISK TECHNOLOGIES LLC (Plano, TX)
Law Firm: Foley Lardner LLP (Local + 13 other metros)
Application No., Date, Speed: 15452119 on 03/07/2017 (427 days app to issue)

Abstract: A memory device and techniques for its operation are presented. After operating on power received from a host, the memory device determines that it is no longer receiving host power and, in response, activates a power source on the memory device itself. Using this reserve power, the memory device can then perform data management operations. The techniques can also be applied to a digital appliance having a non-volatile memory. The memory device or digital appliance can prioritize its memory management operation during the host/user operating window based on the ability to perform these operations outside of the host/user operating window. Additionally, in a data write operations, where the memory device receives data from a host, stores the data in volatile memory, and then writes the data into the non-volatile memory, the memory device sends the host an acknowledgment of the data having been written into the non-volatile memory after it has been store in the volatile memory, but before the write into the non-volatile memory is complete.

[G06F] ELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING (computer systems based on specific computational models G06N)


Smart dynamic wear balancing between memory pools
Patent No. 9965199 

Inventor(s): Alexandra Bauche (San Jose, CA), Gautham Reddy (San Jose, CA), Michael Zhu (San Jose, CA), Nagdi Tafish (Santa Clara, CA), Nian Niles Yang (Mountain View, CA)
Assignee(s): SanDisk Technologies LLC (Plano, TX)
Law Firm: Brinks Gilson Lione (7 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 13973162 on 08/22/2013 (1720 days app to issue)

Abstract: A memory system or flash card may include a dynamic system-level process for the management of blocks in the different memory pools. There may be spare blocks available to the pools that are over provisioned to the pool which increases the efficiency of data compaction and helps reduce the average hot count for that pool and compensate for the grown defects. The block wear and grown defects in each memory pool may be tracked so that remaining spare blocks can be re-allocated.

[G06F] ELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING (computer systems based on specific computational models G06N)


Virtualized multicore systems with extended instruction heterogeneity
Patent No. 9965287 

Inventor(s): Russell C. McKown (Richardson, TX)
Assignee(s): Open Invention Network LLC (Durham, NC)
Law Firm: Haynes and Boone, LLP (Local + 13 other metros)
Application No., Date, Speed: 13749044 on 01/24/2013 (1930 days app to issue)

Abstract: A system on a chip may include a plurality of data plane processor cores sharing a common instruction set architecture. At least one of the data plane processor cores is specialized to perform a particular function via extensions to the otherwise common instruction set architecture. Such systems on a chip may have reduced physical complexity, cost, and time-to-market, and may provide improvements in core utilization and reductions in system power consumption.

[G06F] ELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING (computer systems based on specific computational models G06N)


Systems and methods for virtual machine storage provisioning
Patent No. 9965334 

Inventor(s): Akshaya Mahapatra (San Jose, CA), Michael Tan (Palo Alto, CA)
Assignee(s): VCE IP Holding Company LLC (Richardson, TX)
Law Firm: Polsinelli PC (Local + 15 other metros)
Application No., Date, Speed: 14299846 on 06/09/2014 (1429 days app to issue)

Abstract: Methods and/or systems for provisioning storage capacity of a virtual machine are disclosed. Storage provisioning requests are received from virtual machines executing within a physical host environment. The provisioning requests are validated and processed to generate or otherwise expand storage capacities of the requesting virtual machines.

[G06F] ELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING (computer systems based on specific computational models G06N)


Systems and methods for performing data recovery in a memory system
Patent No. 9965362 

Inventor(s): Abhijeet Manohar (San Jose, CA), Chris Avila (Saratoga, CA)
Assignee(s): SANDISK Technologies LLC (Plano, TX)
Law Firm: Brinks Gilson Lione (7 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 15264860 on 09/14/2016 (601 days app to issue)

Abstract: Systems and methods for performing data recovery are disclosed. A controller of a memory system may detect an error at a first page of memory and identify a data keep cache associated with the first page, the data keep cache associated with a primary XOR sum. The controller may further sense data stored at a second page and move the data to a first latch of the memory; sense data stored at a third page such that the data is present in a second latch of the memory; and calculate a restoration XOR sum based on the data of the second page and the data of the third page. The controller may further calculate the data of the first page based on the primary XOR sum and the restoration XOR sum, and restore the data of the first page.

[G06F] ELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING (computer systems based on specific computational models G06N)


Power supply failover system and method
Patent No. 9965365 

Inventor(s): Victor K. J. Lee (Dallas, TX)
Assignee(s): LITE-ON, INC. (Milpitas, CA)
Law Firm: Carstens Cahoon, LLP (Local)
Application No., Date, Speed: 15004585 on 01/22/2016 (837 days app to issue)

Abstract: A power supply failover system/method providing uninterruptable power to protected load devices (PLD) is disclosed. The system includes a failover switch controller (FSC) with inputs from an AC I/V monitor (AIV), AC cycle counter (ACC), failover switch timer (FST), and overcurrent protection timer (OPT). The FSC utilizes these inputs to control failsafe switching of a bypass phase switch (BPS) and AC phase switch (ACS) to the PLD when power from the APS is determined to be good by the AIV. When power from the APS is determined to be compromised by the AIV, the FPS disables the ACS/BPS and enables a DC switch (DCS) and battery isolation switch (BIS) to connect a DC source to the PLD after a time period determined by the FST. APS/DCS overcurrent protection is limited by OPT intervals allowing a smooth transition between the APS to DCS during power failover/failback.

[G06F] ELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING (computer systems based on specific computational models G06N)


System and method for search with the aid of images associated with product categories
Patent No. 9965555 

Inventor(s): Farid Khafizov (Plano, TX), Margarita Khafizova (Plano, TX)
Assignee(s): Open Invention Network LLC (Durham, NC)
Law Firm: Haynes and Boone, LLP (Local + 13 other metros)
Application No., Date, Speed: 15340645 on 11/01/2016 (553 days app to issue)

Abstract: The present application describes performing a user initiated search query comprising receiving user input comprising description details of at least one desired object, retrieving a plurality of objects from a database sharing one or more of the description details of the user input, retrieving an image of the at least one desired object based on one or more of the plurality of objects, generating a contour of the image and comparing the generated contour with other related contours of other images stored in the database, displaying all of the available contours of all of the images that match the generated contour, receiving a selection of one of the available contours from the user and performing the search query based on the user selected contour.

[G06F] ELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING (computer systems based on specific computational models G06N)


Detecting and thwarting backside attacks on secured systems
Patent No. 9965652 

Inventor(s): Sung Ung Kwak (Frisco, TX)
Assignee(s): Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (San Jose, CA)
Law Firm: North Weber Baugh LLP (1 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 14717705 on 05/20/2015 (1084 days app to issue)

Abstract: Security devices for protecting ICs from backside security attacks. A security device includes an N well formed in a substrate, a P+ center disposed in the central region of the N well, and a P+ ring surrounding the N well. To prevent latchup, a pair of inner and outer N+ rings is formed in the N well. When a current source is applied to the P+ center, the current flows through a portion of the substrate and is picked up by the P+ ring. When an attacker mills the substrate or makes a trench in the substrate, the resistance of the substrate changes. By monitoring the voltage difference between the P+ center and P+ ring, the attempt to attack the die can be detected.

[G06F] ELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING (computer systems based on specific computational models G06N)


Method and system for OCR-free vehicle identification number localization
Patent No. 9965677 

Inventor(s): Aaron M. Burry (Ontario, NY), Howard Mizes (Pittsford, NY), Orhan Bulan (Henrietta, NY), Vladimir Kozitsky (Rochester, NY)
Assignee(s): Conduent Business Services, LLC (Dallas, TX)
Law Firm: Ortiz Lopez, PLLC (2 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 14564347 on 12/09/2014 (1246 days app to issue)

Abstract: Methods and systems for localizing numbers and characters in captured images. A side image of a vehicle captured by one or more cameras can be preprocessed to determine a region of interest. A confidence value of series of windows within regions of interest of different sizes and aspect ratios containing a structure of interest can be calculated. Highest confidence candidate regions can then be identified with respect to the regions of interest and at least one region adjacent to the highest confidence candidate regions. An OCR operation can then be performed in the adjacent region. An identifier can then be returned from the adjacent region in order to localize numbers and characters in the side image of the vehicle.

[G06K] RECOGNITION OF DATA; PRESENTATION OF DATA; RECORD CARRIERS; HANDLING RECORD CARRIERS (printing per se B41J)


System and method for detecting potential mugging event via trajectory-based analysis
Patent No. 9965687 

Inventor(s): Edgar A. Bernal (Webster, NY), Michael C. Mongeon (Walworth, NY), Robert P. Loce (Webster, NY), Wencheng Wu (Webster, NY)
Assignee(s): Conduent Business Services, LLC (Dallas, TX)
Law Firm: Fay Sharpe LLP (1 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 15220600 on 07/27/2016 (650 days app to issue)

Abstract: Disclosed is a method and system for detecting an interaction event between two or more objects in a surveillance area via the application of heuristics to trajectory representations of the static or dynamic movements associated with the objects. According to an exemplary embodiment, trajectory interaction features (TIFs) are extracted from the trajectory representations and heuristics are applied to the TIFs to determine if an interaction event has occurred, such as a potential mugging involving two or more pedestrians.

[G06K] RECOGNITION OF DATA; PRESENTATION OF DATA; RECORD CARRIERS; HANDLING RECORD CARRIERS (printing per se B41J)


Automated systems for reducing computational loads in the mass execution of analytical models using scale-out computing
Patent No. 9965741 

Inventor(s): Ajmal Karuthakantakath (Flower Mound, TX), Chandra Dhandapani (Dallas, TX), Fred Crable (Allen, TX), Gurmeet Singh (Irving, TX), Nicholas Dolle (McKinney, TX), Sanjiv Yajnik (Dallas, TX), Vikramaditya Repaka (Allen, TX, U
Assignee(s): Capital One Services, LLC (McLean, VA)
Law Firm: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett Dunner, LLP (9 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 15381906 on 12/16/2016 (508 days app to issue)

Abstract: Disclosed embodiments provide systems and techniques for mass execution of analytical models across multiple dimensions of client, collateral, deal structure, third party, and other data relevant to predicting optimal decisions in real-time. In some embodiments, disclosed systems and techniques increase decisioning speed through the reduction of computational loads on disclosed decisioning systems. Further disclosed systems and techniques may scale-out analytical modeling computations through, among other technological solutions, advanced execution environments that are asynchronous and non-blocking in nature so as to allow the execution of a plurality of analytical models in parallel and optimizing the results.

[G06Q] DATA PROCESSING SYSTEMS OR METHODS, SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR ADMINISTRATIVE, COMMERCIAL, FINANCIAL, MANAGERIAL, SUPERVISORY OR FORECASTING PURPOSES; SYSTEMS OR METHODS SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR ADMINISTRATIVE, COMMERCIAL, FINANCIAL, MANAGERIAL, SUPERVISORY OR FORECASTING PURPOSES, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR [2006.01]


Processor-based self-service terminals used with respect to controlled environment facilities
Patent No. 9965746 

Inventor(s): Bruce Cooper (Dallas, TX), John J. Viola (Keller, TX), Luke Keiser (Frisco, TX), Randy Hoffman (Plano, TX)
Assignee(s): Securus Technologies, Inc. (Carrollton, TX)
Law Firm: Fogarty LLP (3 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 11125842 on 05/10/2005 (4746 days app to issue)

Abstract: Systems and methods are shown which provide processor-based self-service systems for use with respect to controlled environment facilities. Embodiments provide processor-based self-service systems having robust input/output capabilities in order to support a wide range of functionality. Processor-based self-service systems of embodiments are adapted to be deployed within a controlled environment facility, such as within a lobby area, a holding area, and/or a restricted area of a controlled environment facility. According to embodiments, processor-based self-service systems are used with respect to a plurality of functions and a plurality of users, thereby processing a variety of information associated with a controlled environment facility. Embodiments operate to aggregate, compile, correlate, and link information to provide data heretofore unavailable from separate or manual systems used with respect to controlled environment facilities.

[G06Q] DATA PROCESSING SYSTEMS OR METHODS, SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR ADMINISTRATIVE, COMMERCIAL, FINANCIAL, MANAGERIAL, SUPERVISORY OR FORECASTING PURPOSES; SYSTEMS OR METHODS SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR ADMINISTRATIVE, COMMERCIAL, FINANCIAL, MANAGERIAL, SUPERVISORY OR FORECASTING PURPOSES, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR [2006.01]


Facilitating business transactions between trading networks
Patent No. 9965803 

Inventor(s): Dasaradh R. Mallampati (Grapevine, TX), Suresh Sridhar (Irving, TX)
Assignee(s): JDA Software Group, Inc. (Scottsdale, AZ)
Law Firm: Spencer Fane LLP (4 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 13854802 on 04/01/2013 (1863 days app to issue)

Abstract: A system is disclosed for establishing an interconnection between trading networks. The system receives an access establishment request communicated from a home user subscribed to a home trading network and not subscribed to a foreign trading network, the access establishment request including a request to access a desired application, the desired application associated with the foreign trading network. The system further communicates the access establishment request to a foreign operator computer system and receives an approval of the access establishment request communicated from the foreign operator computer system. The system still further communicates a home user profile including subscriber information to establish an application access on a home access establishment module and a foreign access establishment module, the application access allowing the home user to use the desired application without subscribing to the foreign trading network, the subscriber information including at least one application associated with the home user profile.

[G06Q] DATA PROCESSING SYSTEMS OR METHODS, SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR ADMINISTRATIVE, COMMERCIAL, FINANCIAL, MANAGERIAL, SUPERVISORY OR FORECASTING PURPOSES; SYSTEMS OR METHODS SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR ADMINISTRATIVE, COMMERCIAL, FINANCIAL, MANAGERIAL, SUPERVISORY OR FORECASTING PURPOSES, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR [2006.01]


Rendering tessellated geometry with motion and defocus blur
Patent No. 9965892 

Inventor(s): Christopher A. Burns (Dallas, TX)
Assignee(s): Intel Corporation (Santa Clara, CA)
Law Firm: Trop Pruner Hu, P.C. (2 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 14311446 on 06/23/2014 (1415 days app to issue)

Abstract: A moving or defocused geometry may be stochastically rendered by grouping a plurality of primitives of that geometry in a hierarchical data structure. Visible fragments may be located in that data structure by hierarchically traversing a ray frustum through the structure. A time-dependent ray tracing data structure may be used in some embodiments.

[G06T] IMAGE DATA PROCESSING OR GENERATION, IN GENERAL [2006.01]


Apparatuses and methods for storing a data value in a sensing circuitry element
Patent No. 9966116 

Inventor(s): Daniel B. Penney (Wylie, TX), Guy S. Perry (Plano, TX), Harish N. Venkata (Allen, TX)
Assignee(s): Micron Technology, Inc. (Boise, ID)
Law Firm: Brooks, Cameron Huebsch, PLLC (2 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 15693064 on 08/31/2017 (250 days app to issue)

Abstract: The present disclosure includes apparatuses and methods related to storing a data value in a sensing circuitry element. An example method comprises sensing a first data value with a sense amplifier of a sensing circuitry element, moving a second data value from a first storage location of a compute component to a second storage location of the compute component, and storing, in the first storage location, a third data value resulting from a logical operation performed on the first data value and the second data value. The logical operation can be performed by logic circuitry of the sensing circuitry element.

[G11C] STATIC STORES (information storage based on relative movement between record carrier and transducer G11B; semiconductor devices for storage H01L, e.g. H01L 27/108-H01L 27/11597; pulse technique in general H03K, e.g. electronic switches H03K 17/00)


End-user carried location hint for content in information-centric networks
Patent No. 9967780 

Inventor(s): Cedric Westphal (San Francisco, CA)
Assignee(s): Futurewei Technologies, Inc. (Plano, TX)
Law Firm: Conley Rose, P.C. (3 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 14147346 on 01/03/2014 (1586 days app to issue)

Abstract: A method implemented by a network node coupled to a network, the method comprising inserting a location hint in a request for a content, wherein the location hint specifies one or more network locations that are known by the network node to hold at least part of the content, sending the request to the network, wherein the request comprises a content name that describes the content, and receiving a data message corresponding to the request from the network, wherein the data message comprises at least a portion of the content.

[G06F] ELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING (computer systems based on specific computational models G06N)


 

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Distributed mach-zehnder modulator (MZM) driver delay compensation
Patent No. 9964832 

Inventor(s): Gong Lei (Sunnyvale, CA), Hungyi Lee (Cupertino, CA), Liang Gu (San Jose, CA), Morgan Chen (San Jose, CA), Xiao Shen (San Bruno, CA), Yen Dang (San Jose, CA), Yifan Gu (Santa Clara, CA), Yu Sheng Bai (Los Altos Hills,
Assignee(s): Futurewei Technologies, Inc. (Plano, TX)
Law Firm: Conley Rose, P.C. (3 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 14723839 on 05/28/2015 (1076 days app to issue)

Abstract: An electronic driver circuit for use with a modulator such as a segmented Mach-Zehnder Modulator (MZM) is provided. The electronic driver circuit includes a first delay buffer implemented as a first complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (CMOS) inverter and a second delay buffer implemented as a second CMOS inverter. The second CMOS inverter follows the first CMOS inverter and has a second gate width smaller than a first gate width of the first CMOS inverter. The first CMOS inverter is configured to produce a first delayed electrical signal from a received electrical signal and the second CMOS inverter is configured to produce a second delayed electrical signal from the first delayed electrical signal produced by the first CMOS inverter.

[H03K] PULSE TECHNIQUE (measuring pulse characteristics G01R; modulating sinusoidal oscillations with pulses H03C; transmission of digital information H04L; discriminator circuits detecting phase difference between two signals by counting or integrating cycles of oscillation H03D 3/04; automatic control, starting, synchronisation or stabilisation of generators of electronic oscillations or pulses where the type of generator is irrelevant or unspecified H03L; coding, decoding or code conversion, in general H03M) [4]


Computer internal architecture
Patent No. 9964999 

Inventor(s): Daniel L. McBroom (Leonard, TX), Michael D. McBroom (Leonard, TX)
Assignee(s): Apple Inc. (Cupertino, CA)
Law Firm: Dickinson Wright RLLP (7 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 15637940 on 06/29/2017 (313 days app to issue)

Abstract: An internal component and external interface arrangement for a cylindrical compact computing system is described that includes at least a structural heat sink having triangular shape disposed within a cylindrical volume defined by a cylindrical housing. A computing engine having a generally triangular shape is described having internal components that include a graphics processing unit (GPU) board, a central processing unit (CPU) board, an input/output (I/O) interface board, an interconnect board, and a power supply unit (PSU).

[H05K] PRINTED CIRCUITS; CASINGS OR CONSTRUCTIONAL DETAILS OF ELECTRIC APPARATUS; MANUFACTURE OF ASSEMBLAGES OF ELECTRICAL COMPONENTS (details of instruments or comparable details of other apparatus not otherwise provided for G12B; thin-film or thick-film circuits H01L 27/01, H01L 27/13; non-printed means for electric connections to or between printed circuits H01R; casings for, or constructional details of, particular types of apparatus, see the relevant subclasses; processes involving only a single technical art, e.g. heating, spraying, for which provision exists elsewhere, see the relevant classes)


RFID disruption device and related methods
Patent No. 9965714 

Inventor(s): Gregory L. Horne (Argyle, TX), James C. Adams (Burleson, TX)
Assignee(s): CURIO LTD. (Fort Worth, TX)
Law Firm: Hogan Lovells US LLP (9 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 15834322 on 12/07/2017 (152 days app to issue)

Abstract: Devices and methods of disrupting data transfer between an RFID interrogation device ([b]50, 50[/b]) and an RFID data storage device ([b]30, 30[/b]) to be protected, are provided. An example of an embodiment of an RFID signal disruptor device includes a container ([b]41, 141[/b]) and an RFID signal disruptor circuit ([b]151, 161, 161, 171, 171, 271, 271[/b]) configured to substantially disrupt the signal provided by the RFID interrogation device ([b]50, 50[/b]) when the RFID signal disruptor device is positioned to protect the RFID data storage device ([b]30, 30[/b]). The RFID signal disruptor device can also include an interrogation indicator ([b]63, 296[/b]) configured to indicate to a user of the RFID data storage device ([b]30, 30[/b]) that an unauthorized RFID interrogation device ([b]50, 50[/b]) is attempting to interrogate the RFID data storage device ([b]30, 30[/b]) when the RFID signal disruptor device is positioned in close proximity to the RFID data storage device ([b]30, 30[/b]) to provide protection thereto and when the RFID interrogation device ([b]50, 50[/b]) is producing the interrogation signal.

[H04W] WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORKS [2009.01]


Impedance transformer
Patent No. 9966180 

Inventor(s): Brandon W. Pillans (Plano, TX), Daniel B. Schlieter (Richardson, TX), Patrick J. Kocurek (Allen, TX)
Assignee(s): Raytheon Company (Waltham, MA)
Law Firm: Renner, Otto, Boisselle Sklar, LLP (1 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 15004534 on 01/22/2016 (837 days app to issue)

Abstract: A transmission line impedance transformer including at least two different dielectric media having different dielectric properties, each of the dielectric media being configured to taper in thickness along the length of the impedance transformer in an inverse relationship with respect to each other so as to form a combined dielectric medium having an effective dielectric property that is graded along the transmission path. The two or more dielectric media may be disposed between two conductors to provide an impedance transformer in which a characteristic impedance of the transmission line varies along its length in response to the gradation of the effective dielectric property of the combined dielectric medium.

[H01P] WAVEGUIDES; RESONATORS, LINES OR OTHER DEVICES OF THE WAVEGUIDE TYPE (operating at optical frequencies G02B)


Wafer level package solder barrier used as vacuum getter
Patent No. 9966320 

Inventor(s): Roland W. Gooch (Dallas, TX), Thomas A. Kocian (Dallas, TX)
Assignee(s): RAYTHEON COMPANY (Waltham, MA)
Law Firm: Lando Anastasi, LLP (1 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 15270145 on 09/20/2016 (595 days app to issue)

Abstract: An electronic device and methods of manufacture thereof. One or more methods may include providing a lid wafer having a cavity and a surface surrounding the cavity and a device wafer having a detector device and a reference device. In certain examples, a solder barrier layer of titanium material may be deposited onto the surface of the lid wafer. The solder barrier layer of titanium material may further be activated to function as a getter. In various examples, the lid wafer and the device wafer may be bonded together using solder, and the solder barrier layer of titanium material may prevent the solder from contacting the surface of the lid wafer.

[H01L] SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES; ELECTRIC SOLID STATE DEVICES NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR (use of semiconductor devices for measuring G01; resistors in general H01C; magnets, inductors, transformers H01F; capacitors in general H01G; electrolytic devices H01G 9/00; batteries, accumulators H01M; waveguides, resonators, or lines of the waveguide type H01P; line connectors, current collectors H01R; stimulated-emission devices H01S; electromechanical resonators H03H; loudspeakers, microphones, gramophone pick-ups or like acoustic electromechanical transducers H04R; electric light sources in general H05B; printed circuits, hybrid circuits, casings or constructional details of electrical apparatus, manufacture of assemblages of electrical components H05K; use of semiconductor devices in circuits having a particular application, see the subclass for the application) [2]


Small organic molecule based flow battery
Patent No. 9966622 

Inventor(s): Brian Huskinson (Flower Mound, TX)
Assignee(s): President and Fellows of Harvard College (Cambridge, MA)
Law Firm: Clark Elbing LLP (1 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 14823546 on 08/11/2015 (1001 days app to issue)

Abstract: The invention provides an electrochemical cell based on a new chemistry for a flow battery for large scale, e.g., gridscale, electrical energy storage. Electrical energy is stored chemically at an electrochemical electrode by the protonation of small organic molecules called quinones to hydroquinones. The proton is provided by a complementary electrochemical reaction at the other electrode. These reactions are reversed to deliver electrical energy. A flow battery based on this concept can operate as a closed system. The flow battery architecture has scaling advantages over solid electrode batteries for large scale energy storage.

[H01M] PROCESSES OR MEANS, e.g. BATTERIES, FOR THE DIRECT CONVERSION OF CHEMICAL ENERGY INTO ELECTRICAL ENERGY [2]


Adjustable electric box and bracket combination
Patent No. 9966746 

Inventor(s): Paul R. Metcalfe (Solon, OH), Scott E. Urban (University Heights, OH), Steve D. Ediger (Fort Worth, TX), Weston Skye (University Heights, OH)
Assignee(s): Cantex, Inc. (Fort Worth, TX)
Law Firm: Miles Stockbridge P.C. (3 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 15438539 on 02/21/2017 (441 days app to issue)

Abstract: Electric boxes and hanging brackets and more particularly adjustable electric boxes with parallel rails for connection with reciprocal parallel grooves in a hanging bracket that is configured to connect to a support, for example, a wall stud.

[H02G] INSTALLATION OF ELECTRIC CABLES OR LINES, OR OF COMBINED OPTICAL AND ELECTRIC CABLES OR LINES (insulated conductors or cables with arrangements for facilitating mounting or securing H01B 7/40; distribution points incorporating switches H02B; guiding telephone cords H04M 1/15; cable ducts or mountings for telephone or telegraph exchange installations H04Q 1/06)


Multiple-band matching network for a Doherty power amplifier and amplifiers, transmitters, and base stations using the same
Patent No. 9966902 

Inventor(s): Chia Sam Wey (Colleyville, TX)
Assignee(s): Nokia Solutions and Networks Oy (Espoo, , FI)
Law Firm: Harrington Smith (6 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 15279669 on 09/29/2016 (586 days app to issue)

Abstract: An apparatus includes a Doherty PA having an input, an output manifold, and peaking and main amplifier paths. The peaking amplifier path includes peaking amplifier(s) configured to amplify signals over multiple frequency bands. A main amplifier path is separate from the peaking amplifier path until the main amplifier path terminates in the output manifold. The main amplifier path includes main amplifier(s), configured to amplify signals over the multiple frequency bands, and a multiple-band matching network coupled to the output of the main amplifier(s) and terminating in the output manifold. The multiple-band matching network includes multiple signal paths, one for each of the multiple frequency bands. Each signal path includes circuitry configured to pass signals to the output manifold from only a unique one of the multiple frequency bands and to reject signals from others of the multiple frequency bands. The circuitry for each signal path includes a resonant tank.

[H03F] AMPLIFIERS (measuring, testing G01R; optical parametric amplifiers G02F; circuit arrangements with secondary emission tubes H01J 43/30; masers, lasers H01S; dynamo-electric amplifiers H02K; control of amplification H03G; coupling arrangements independent of the nature of the amplifier, voltage dividers H03H; amplifiers capable only of dealing with pulses H03K; repeater circuits in transmission lines H04B 3/36, H04B 3/58; application of speech amplifiers in telephonic communication H04M 1/60, H04M 3/40)


Interference suppression in full duplex cable network environments
Patent No. 9966993 

Inventor(s): Hang Jin (Plano, TX)
Assignee(s): Cisco Technology, Inc. (San Jose, CA)
Law Firm: Merchant Gould P.C. (12 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 15052499 on 02/24/2016 (804 days app to issue)

Abstract: An example method for interference suppression in full duplex cable network environments is provided and includes providing a baseband (BB) reference signal on a first pathway to a signal processor, converting the BB reference signal to a first radio frequency (RF) signal, transmitting the first RF signal on the first pathway, the first RF signal being reflected back on a second pathway, receiving a second RF signal on the second pathway, the second RF signal including interferences from the reflections, generating an RF reference signal based on signals on the first pathway, providing the RF reference signal to the signal processor, providing the second RF signal to the signal processor, and reducing, by the signal processor, interferences in the second RF signal from reflections of the first RF signal based on the BB reference signal and the RF reference signal.

[H04W] WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORKS [2009.01]


Flexible TWDM PON with load balancing and power saving
Patent No. 9967033 

Inventor(s): Frank J. Effenberger (Colts Neck, NJ), Ning Cheng (Santa Clara, CA)
Assignee(s): Futurewei Technologies, Inc. (Plano, TX)
Law Firm: Conley Rose, P.C. (3 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 15234680 on 08/11/2016 (635 days app to issue)

Abstract: An apparatus comprising an arrayed waveguide grating (AWG) comprising a plurality of AWG ports, a power splitter comprising a plurality of splitter ports, and a plurality of optical interleavers, each coupled to a respective AWG port and a respective splitter port, for directing incoming optical signals to one of the AWG and the power splitter.

[H04B] TRANSMISSION [4]


Shortest minimum regeneration path search in networks
Patent No. 9967053 

Inventor(s): Inwoong Kim (Allen, TX), Paparao Palacharla (Richardson, TX), Qiong Zhang (Plano, TX), Tadashi Ikeuchi (Plano, TX)
Assignee(s): Fujitsu Limited (Kawasaki, , JP)
Law Firm: Baker Botts L.L.P. (Local + 8 other metros)
Application No., Date, Speed: 15169235 on 05/31/2016 (707 days app to issue)

Abstract: Methods and systems are provided for determining a shortest minimum regeneration path in an optical network. The method includes creating a virtual node at a source node, the source node communicatively coupled to a destination node through a plurality of nodes and links. The method includes traversing the virtual nodes, wherein traversing the virtual nodes comprises selecting an unvisited virtual node at a node; identifying a candidate virtual node from the unvisited virtual node; determining whether the candidate virtual node exceeds a maximum permitted weight; determining whether the candidate virtual node violates a shortest minimum regeneration path condition; and creating the new virtual node from the candidate virtual node if the candidate virtual node does not exceed the maximum permitted weight and if the candidate virtual node does not violate the shortest minimum regeneration path condition.

[H04J] MULTIPLEX COMMUNICATION (peculiar to transmission of digital information H04L 5/00; systems for the simultaneous or sequential transmission of more than one television signal H04N 7/08; in exchanges H04Q 11/00)


Optimization of networks carrying superchannels with different modulation formats
Patent No. 9967054 

Inventor(s): Inwoong Kim (Allen, TX), Olga Vassilieva (Plano, TX), Tadashi Ikeuchi (Plano, TX)
Assignee(s): Fujitsu Limited (Kawasaki, , JP)
Law Firm: Baker Botts L.L.P. (Local + 8 other metros)
Application No., Date, Speed: 15388849 on 12/22/2016 (502 days app to issue)

Abstract: Methods and systems for optimizing the transmission of superchannels with different modulation formats may include pre-calculating different guardband (GB) values between superchannels and sets of power values for subcarriers to implement subcarrier power pre-emphasis (SPP). When a request for an optical path is received at a network management system, the spectral allocation of each superchannel, including a GB, is determined according to pre-specified rules based on co-propagation of the superchannels with different modulation formats.

[H04B] TRANSMISSION [4]


Methods, systems, and computer readable media for selective diameter topology hiding
Patent No. 9967148 

Inventor(s): Steven Robert Donovan (Dallas, TX)
Assignee(s): ORACLE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION (Redwood Shores, CA)
Law Firm: Jenkins, Wilson, Taylor Hunt, P.A. (2 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 14795601 on 07/09/2015 (1034 days app to issue)

Abstract: The subject matter described herein includes systems, methods, and computer readable media for selective Diameter topology hiding. The system includes a Diameter agent including a network interface configured to receive, from a first Diameter node in a first service provider network, a first Diameter signaling message including Diameter topology information and a Diameter topology hiding module (THM). In some aspects, the THM is configured to determine a trust relationship between the first service provider network and a second service provider network to which the first Diameter signaling message is addressed, in response to determining that the trust relationship requires at least some level of topology hiding, determine a topology hiding type based on the first Diameter signaling message, and modify, based on the topology hiding type, the Diameter topology information included in the first Diameter signaling message to hide at least some of the Diameter topology information.

[H04L] TRANSMISSION OF DIGITAL INFORMATION, e.g. TELEGRAPHIC COMMUNICATION (arrangements common to telegraphic and telephonic communication H04M) [4]


Methods and devices to efficiently determine node delay in a communication network
Patent No. 9967164 

Inventor(s): Vignesh Janakiraman (Plano, TX)
Assignee(s): NetScout Systems Texas, LLC (Plano, TX)
Law Firm: Locke Lord LLP (Local + 12 other metros)
Application No., Date, Speed: 14474785 on 09/02/2014 (1344 days app to issue)

Abstract: A network monitoring device monitors at least one tap point corresponding to a network interface between User Equipment (UE) and one or more additional nodes in the communication network, detects one or more transactions at the at least one tap point corresponding to the network interface with each transaction including request data and response data. The network monitoring device further determines a time associated with the request data and a time associated with the response data for each transaction, determines a delay time for each transaction for the at least one tap point by a difference between the time associated with the request data and the time associated with the response data, assigns the delay time for each transaction to one or more a predefined time ranges, and increments a count corresponding to the one or more predefined time ranges when the delay time is assigned.

[H04L] TRANSMISSION OF DIGITAL INFORMATION, e.g. TELEGRAPHIC COMMUNICATION (arrangements common to telegraphic and telephonic communication H04M) [4]


Restoring service functions after changing a service chain instance path
Patent No. 9967175 

Inventor(s): Linda Dunbar (Plano, TX), Shibi Huang (Shenzhen, , CN), Young Lee (Plano, TX)
Assignee(s): FUTUREWEI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (Plano, TX)
Law Firm: Vierra Magen Marcus LLP (2 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 14624156 on 02/17/2015 (1176 days app to issue)

Abstract: When there is a change from a first service chain instance path to a second service chain instance path, the head-end node of the second service chain instance path is notified to include information that specifies the second service chain instance path in data packets to be routed on the second service chain instance path. That information is used to route those data packets until the nodes in the second service chain instance path complete installation of a new steering policy. When those nodes have installed the new steering policy, the information that specifies the second service chain instance path may no longer be included in data packets, and the steering policy is then used to route the data packets.

[H04L] TRANSMISSION OF DIGITAL INFORMATION, e.g. TELEGRAPHIC COMMUNICATION (arrangements common to telegraphic and telephonic communication H04M) [4]


Constrained shortest path first for temporal tunnel services
Patent No. 9967179 

Inventor(s): Huaimo Chen (Bolton, MA), Renwei Li (Sunnyvale, CA)
Assignee(s): Futurewei Technologies, Inc. (Plano, TX)
Law Firm: Conley Rose, P.C. (3 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 15157944 on 05/18/2016 (720 days app to issue)

Abstract: An ingress node configured to receive a first request for a temporal label switched path (LSP) in the network. The first request indicates the ingress node, egress node, network constraint, and scheduled time interval having a predetermined start time and a predetermined end time for the temporal LSP to carry traffic. The ingress node computes a shortest path in the network for the temporal LSP that satisfies the network constraint in a shifted time interval when the request indicates that the time interval is elastic, and reserves a network resource for use during the shifted time interval for the temporal LSP in advance of the predetermined start time on a link extending from the ingress node to a next hop node on the path. The ingress node sends a path message to the next hop node to set up the temporal LSP in the shifted time interval.

[H04L] TRANSMISSION OF DIGITAL INFORMATION, e.g. TELEGRAPHIC COMMUNICATION (arrangements common to telegraphic and telephonic communication H04M) [4]


Packet labeling in a virtual network
Patent No. 9967181 

Inventor(s): Changcheng Huang (Ottawa, , CA), Jiafeng Zhu (San Ramon, CA), Min Luo (San Jose, CA), Wu Chou (Basking Ridge, NJ)
Assignee(s): FUTUREWEI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (Plano, TX)
Law Firm: Vierra Magen Marcus LLP (2 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 14596013 on 01/13/2015 (1211 days app to issue)

Abstract: A client is provided with information that defines a virtual network for the client, where the virtual network is implemented on a physical network. A label is assigned to the virtual network. The label is sent to packet-handling devices in the physical network that are part of the virtual network. The label is also sent to a controller of the virtual network. The first label is then included in data packets sent over the virtual network. The packet-handling devices handle the data packets on the virtual network according to a policy associated with the label.

[H04L] TRANSMISSION OF DIGITAL INFORMATION, e.g. TELEGRAPHIC COMMUNICATION (arrangements common to telegraphic and telephonic communication H04M) [4]


Electronic messaging exchange
Patent No. 9967291 

Inventor(s): David Woody (Allen, TX), Stephen Hodge (Aubrey, TX)
Assignee(s): Global Tel*Link Corporation (Reston, VA)
Law Firm: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein Fox P.L.L.C. (2 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 15606818 on 05/26/2017 (347 days app to issue)

Abstract: A computer-implemented system and method for secure electronic message exchange including coupling a control platform to a workstation of a plurality of workstations via a communications medium, where the control platform includes one or more apparatuses for monitoring, controlling, conversion, and billing, related to messages exchanged between a plurality of local users and a plurality of remote users. The system prevents forwarding or copying of a message sent by a local user of the plurality of local users and received by a remote user of the plurality of remote users, to another party by the control platform. The system and method also provides for authenticating the remote user with the control platform.

[H04L] TRANSMISSION OF DIGITAL INFORMATION, e.g. TELEGRAPHIC COMMUNICATION (arrangements common to telegraphic and telephonic communication H04M) [4]


Method and apparatus for managing communications
Patent No. 9967383 

Inventor(s): Anup D Karnalkar (Allen, TX)
Assignee(s): Uber Technologies, Inc. (San Francisco, CA)
Law Firm: Fenwick West LLP (4 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 14959483 on 12/04/2015 (886 days app to issue)

Abstract: A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a communication device having a controller to detect a selection of an image from a graphical user interface, identify an entry in a contact book responsive to the detected selection of the image, and retrieve one or more communication identifiers associated with the party from the entry of the contact book for initiating a communication session. Other embodiments are disclosed.

[H04M] TELEPHONIC COMMUNICATION (circuits for controlling other apparatus via a telephone cable and not involving telephone switching apparatus G08)


Image processing device and image processing method
Patent No. 9967564 

Inventor(s): Junichi Tanaka (Kanagawa, , JP)
Assignee(s): Velos Media, LLC (Plano, TX)
Law Firm: Nixon Vanderhye P.C. (2 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 14524590 on 10/27/2014 (1289 days app to issue)

Abstract: An image processing device including an acquiring section configured to acquire quantization matrix parameters from an encoded stream in which the quantization matrix parameters defining a quantization matrix are set within a parameter set which is different from a sequence parameter set and a picture parameter set, a setting section configured to set, based on the quantization matrix parameters acquired by the acquiring section, a quantization matrix which is used when inversely quantizing data decoded from the encoded stream, and an inverse quantization section configured to inversely quantize the data decoded from the encoded stream using the quantization matrix set by the setting section.

[H04N] PICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION [4]


Transmitting a prioritized audio stream along with multimedia content
Patent No. 9967597 

Inventor(s): Michael Kirksey (Forney, TX)
Assignee(s): ATT INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P. (Atlanta, GA)
Law Firm: Toler Law Gourp, PC (1 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 15363063 on 11/29/2016 (525 days app to issue)

Abstract: A method includes generating, at a server, a composite stream that includes a first packet and a second packet. The first packet includes first data associated with a video stream and a native audio stream from a first content source. The second packet includes second data corresponding to a first audio stream from a second content source. The method also includes initiating a transmission of the composite stream to a media device.

[H04N] PICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION [4]


Recording and publishing content on social media websites
Patent No. 9967607 

Inventor(s): Christopher W. Wyatt (Dallas, TX), Mark A. Harwell (Plano, TX), Ryland M. Reed (North Richland Hills, TX)
Assignee(s): YouToo Technologies, LLC (Irving, TX)
Law Firm: Grable Martin Fulton PLLC (Local + 1 other metros)
Application No., Date, Speed: 14798232 on 07/13/2015 (1030 days app to issue)

Abstract: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for recording and publishing content on social networking websites and other websites include providing an imbedded link on a social networking webpage to media recorder software stored on an external server system, invoking the media recorder software within a displayed instance of the social networking webpage through an application programming interface for the social networking webpage, receiving a video stream defining video captured using the media recorder software at the external video management server system, generating and storing a video file using the received video stream at the external server system, selecting the stored video file for distribution via one or more communication networks, and providing the stored video file for display within displayed instances of webpages hosted on external web server systems.

[H04N] PICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION [4]


Methods and apparatus for cell tower location estimation using multiple types of data sources
Patent No. 9967712 

Inventor(s): Dominic Ngai (Allen, TX)
Assignee(s): The Nielsen Company (US), LLC (New York, NY)
Law Firm: Hanley, Flight Zimmerman, LLC (1 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 15399685 on 01/05/2017 (488 days app to issue)

Abstract: Methods and apparatus are disclosed for estimating, based on data collected from multiple types of data sources, the locations of cell towers. An example computer implemented method for estimating locations of cell towers includes identifying, with the processor, estimated locations for respective ones of the cell towers based on data collected from a higher-ranking data source; when estimated locations for respective ones of the cell towers have not already been identified based on data collected from the higher-ranking data source, identifying, with the processor, estimated locations for respective ones of the cell towers based on data collected from a lower-ranking data source; and communicating the identified locations for the respective ones of the cell towers.

[H04W] WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORKS [2009.01]


System, method, and computer-readable medium for user equipment handoff within an IP-femtocell network
Patent No. 9967795 

Inventor(s): Christopher Martin Edward Osborn (Allen, TX)
Assignee(s): Open Invention Network, LLC (Durham, NC)
Law Firm: Haynes and Boone, LLP (Local + 13 other metros)
Application No., Date, Speed: 14941628 on 11/15/2015 (905 days app to issue)

Abstract: A system, method, and computer readable medium for provisioning communication services by an IP-based femtocell network is provided. Service of a user equipment may be transferred from one femtocell to another femtocell via a femtocell handoff procedure. Femtocell systems of the femtocell network perform link quality measurements and may distribute the link quality measurements to neighbor femtocells. A femtocell system may periodically evaluate the link quality with the user equipment. If an evaluation is made that the user equipment needs to be transferred to another site, the servicing femtocell site may evaluate the most recent link quality measurements received from neighboring femtocell sites and select a femtocell site for handoff. In the event that the femtocell network is deployed in an area serviced by a macrocellular network, handoff routines may provide preference for transferring the user equipment to a target femtocell system rather than a macrocell site.

[H04W] WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORKS [2009.01]


System and method for power control
Patent No. 9967827 

Inventor(s): Yunsong Yang (San Diego, CA), Zhigang Rong (San Diego, CA)
Assignee(s): FUTUREWEI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (Plano, TX)
Law Firm: Futurewei Technologies, Inc. (2 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 14868031 on 09/28/2015 (953 days app to issue)

Abstract: A method of communicating in a wireless system includes receiving resource scheduling information indicating a location of a resource for transmitting a packet, an indication of a target power level, and an indication of a first bandwidth, receiving an indication of a first transmission power level, determining a second transmission power level in accordance with the target power level, and at least one of the first bandwidth and the first transmission power level, and transmitting the packet at the location of the resource with the second transmission power level.

[H04W] WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORKS [2009.01]


Frequency-division multiplexing (FDM) using soft clipping (SC)
Patent No. 9967882 

Inventor(s): Frank Effenberger (Colts Neck, NJ), Xiang Liu (Marlboro, NJ)
Assignee(s): Futurewei Technologies, Inc. (Plano, TX)
Law Firm: Conley Rose, P.C. (3 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 14997117 on 01/15/2016 (844 days app to issue)

Abstract: A method comprising mapping data onto odd frequency subcarriers of a plurality of non-overlapping frequency subcarriers, wherein each of the non-overlapping frequency subcarriers comprises a center frequency that is an odd integer multiple of a lowest center frequency, producing a time signal based on the mapping, applying soft clipping (SC) to signal amplitudes of the time signal according to a polynomial function, and producing a positive-amplitude signal based on the applying.

[H04W] WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORKS [2009.01]


LED lighting device
Patent No. 9967960 

Inventor(s): Corey Egan (Dallas, TX), Swapnil Bora (Dallas, TX)
Assignee(s): ILUMI SOLUTIONS, INC. (Plano, TX)
Law Firm: Chalker Flores, LLP (Local)
Application No., Date, Speed: 14793355 on 07/07/2015 (1036 days app to issue)

Abstract: A lighting device having an AC/DC or DC/DC power converter, a controller/processor electrically connected to the power converter, a LED current control circuit communicably coupled to the controller/processor and electrically connected to the power converter, and two or more LEDs communicably coupled to the LED current control circuit. The controller/processor determines a first and second number of counts for the LEDs to be ON to produce a blended light having a specified color, and generates control signal(s) based on the first and second number of counts. The LED current control circuit generates a first and second on/off signals having an on/off cycle time and first and second ON times corresponding to the first and second number of counts for the LEDs in response to the one or more control signals. The LEDs produce the blended light having the specified color in response to the first and second on/off signals.

[H05B] ELECTRIC HEATING; ELECTRIC LIGHTING NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR


Magnetic field shield
Patent No. 9968016 

Inventor(s): Debasish Banerjee (Ann Arbor, MI), Hideo Iizuka (Nagakute Aichi, , JP)
Assignee(s): Toyota Motor Engineering Manufacturing North America, Inc. (Plano, TX)
Law Firm: Dinsmore Shohl LLP (14 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 14456480 on 08/11/2014 (1366 days app to issue)

Abstract: A magnetic field shield having a plurality of tunable resonant loops arranged on a planar support medium. The resonant loops are loaded with a lumped component such as a capacitor or variable capacitor and produce magnetic null points. The location of the magnetic null points may be moved three dimensionally about the planar support medium.

[H04B] TRANSMISSION [4]


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Cooker
Patent No. D817068 

Inventor(s): Ted M. Eades (Dallas, TX)
Assignee(s): Eades Appliance Technology, LLC (Incline Village, NV)
Law Firm: Davidson Berquist Jackson Gowdey LLP (2 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 29553543 on 02/02/2016 (826 days app to issue)

Abstract: No Abstract Patent Class: N/A


Carabiner
Patent No. D817154 

Inventor(s): David W. Landrum (Dallas, TX)
Assignee(s): Board of Regents, The University of Texas System (Austin, TX)
Law Firm: Nexsen Pruet, PLLC (5 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 29575058 on 08/22/2016 (624 days app to issue)

Abstract: No Abstract Patent Class: N/A


Activity monitoring device
Patent No. D817197 

Inventor(s): James Toggweiler (San Francisco, CA), Tim Golnik (San Francisco, CA)
Assignee(s): Fossil Group, Inc. (Richardson, TX)
Law Firm: Cooley LLP (14 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 29578493 on 09/22/2016 (593 days app to issue)

Abstract: No Abstract Patent Class: N/A


High capacity sector mount
Patent No. D817311 

Inventor(s): Alan J. Skrepcinski (Plano, TX), Allen D. Willis (North Richland Hills, TX), Kevin L. Rovell (Fort Worth, TX), Michael S. McFall (Mansfield, TX)
Assignee(s): CommScope Technologies LLC (Hickory, NC)
Law Firm: Myers Bigel, P.A. (1 non-local offices)
Application No., Date, Speed: 29518278 on 02/21/2015 (1172 days app to issue)

Abstract: No Abstract Patent Class: N/A


Line management device for retaining and positioning wires and tubes
Patent No. D817486 

Inventor(s): Craig Douglas Corato (Keller, TX), Huy Phuong Nguyen (Round Rock, TX), Janalee Marie Corato (Keller, TX)
Assignee(s): JMC GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES I, L.P. (Keller, TX)
Law Firm: Chalker Flores, LLP (Local)
Application No., Date, Speed: 29598975 on 03/30/2017 (404 days app to issue)

Abstract: No Abstract Patent Class: N/A

 

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