Patents by Inventor Mark Sullivan

Application number: 20140367898
Abstract: Systems and methods for cooling a heat-treated metallic part include a plurality of atomization nozzles disposed on a stage and radially disposed about the part to be cooled; and a fluid in fluid communication with the atomization nozzles. The fluid may gas, liquid, or a combination thereof, e.g., water and gas. During use, the atomization nozzles are generally configured to rapidly cool the thicker sections of the part relative to the thinner section since the thicker sections are generally slower to cool. In some embodiments, the stage can be configured to rotate about the part during cooling. Methods are also disclosed.
Type: Application
Filed: June 11, 2014
Issued: December 18, 2014
Inventors: David Hebert, Michael Friedman, Renee Sullivan, Mark Zurosky, Richard Clay
Application number: 20140371428
Abstract: The present invention is directed to a monoclonal antibody that binds specifically to a Staphylococcus aureus glucosaminidase and inhibits in vivo growth of S. aureus. Also disclosed are monoclonal antibody binding portions, recombinant or hybridoma cell lines, pharmaceutical compositions containing the monoclonal antibody or binding portions thereof, and methods of treating S. aureus infection and osteomyelitis, and methods for introducing an orthopedic implant into a patient using the monoclonal antibody, binding portion, or pharmaceutical composition of the present invention.
Type: Application
Filed: October 30, 2012
Issued: December 18, 2014
Inventors: Edward M. Schwarz, Mark A. Sullivan, John L. Daiss
Application number: 20140266074
Abstract: Various systems, processes, and techniques may be used for converting alternating current power to direct current power for an electro-chemical reactor. In certain implementations, a system and a process may include the ability to receive an alternating current power signal, convert the alternating current signal to a direct current signal, and distribute the direct current signal to at least two power conversion modules coupled to a mounting structure. Each power conversion module may be able to convert a portion of the direct current signal to a high-frequency alternating current signal, adjust the voltage of the high-frequency alternating current signal, convert the voltage-adjusted high-frequency alternating current signal to a direct current power signal, and filter the direct current power signal. The system and the process may include the ability to combine the direct current power signals from the modules into an output direct current power signal for an electro-chemical reactor.
Type: Application
Filed: March 13, 2014
Issued: September 18, 2014
Inventors: Douglas J. Herber, Mark Sullivan
Application number: 20140262507
Abstract: A rotary steerable drilling system that is operable to drill vertical wellbores and automatically maintain a vertical wellbore drilling path. The system includes a control module for operating solenoid valves that control an amount of fluid pressure applied to bias pad piston/cylinders. The control module is operable to determine when the system is deviating from vertical, in what direction the system is deviating, and where the bias pads are in relation to the direction of deviation. Based on these determinations, the control module actuates the requisite bias pads by controlling the amount of fluid pressure applied to the bias pad piston/cylinders to direct the system back to the vertical drilling path.
Type: Application
Filed: March 12, 2013
Issued: September 18, 2014
Inventors: Daniel Andrew Marson, Daniel Mark Sullivan, John Mackinley Pagett
Patent number: 8734774
Abstract: Provided herein are chimeric nucleic acid sequences encoding chimeric polypeptides. Also provided herein are chimeric polypeptides. Further provided herein are methods of treating a subject with or at risk of developing a cancer. The methods comprise selecting a subject with or at risk of developing a cancer, and administering to the subject an effective amount of the chimeric polypeptides provided herein.
Type: Grant
Filed: March 31, 2011
Issued: May 27, 2014
Assignee: University of Rochester
Inventors: John G. Frelinger, John Puskas, Baek Kim, Mark Sullivan
Application number: 20140093320
Abstract: Hammer drills and similar devices have an ongoing dust and debris problem that is solved by a protector device covering the drill in a main body protector shielding a user from the materials. The protector device has an evacuation region on its underside with multi dimensional adapters for attaching hoses of varying sizes. Additionally, an insertable collapsible accordion cylinder assists in covering the debris falling from different size drills being used. A second embodiment has a circular saw dust protector attachment arranged as two half moons or 1/4 moon and 3/4 moon having a central cylinder at their respective tops that are to be held together with a mechanical latch.
Type: Application
Filed: July 13, 2013
Issued: April 3, 2014
Inventor: Mark Sullivan
Patent number: 8635348
Abstract: An endpoint node on a switch fabric announces an intent to host a service for the switch fabric. The announcement includes an announcement entry to an announcement record in a data repository maintained at a designated endpoint node on the switch fabric. The announcement entry includes the endpoint node's preference to take a given role to host the service. The endpoint node queries the announcement record to determine what other endpoint nodes have announced an intent to host the service. Based, at least in part, on the query, the endpoint node determines a role it will take to host the service. The endpoint node updates the announcement record to indicate the role.
Type: Grant
Filed: December 7, 2005
Issued: January 21, 2014
Assignee: Intel Corporation
Inventors: Pat Thomson, Mark Sullivan
Patent number: 8573170
Abstract: A rocker arm assembly which has an anti-inversion part that prevents a support pin from inverting and, thus, ensuring proper orientation of the support pin, on which a rocker arm is rotatably mounted, is maintained. The anti-inversion part can be incorporated on the support pin, the inner sleeve or the outer sleeve and/or a combination of the support pin, the inner sleeve and/or the outer sleeve.
Type: Grant
Filed: August 31, 2011
Issued: November 5, 2013
Assignee: Schaeffler Technologies AG & Co. KG
Inventors: Mark Sullivan, Jesse Myers, Richard Baker, Lutz Kirbach, Michael Turner, James Westbrook, Benjamin McAuley, William Carter
Patent number: 8534249
Abstract: The rocker arm assembly has an anti-inversion part that prevents a support pin from inverting, ensuring proper orientation of the support pin, on which a rocker arm is rotatably mounted, is maintained. The anti-inversion part can be a washer, a plate, a plug, or a sleeve. The washer, which has a flat face and a curved face, is intended for use with a cylindrical support pin which matches the curved face of the washer. The plate can include various combinations of tabs, flanges, and/or protrusions that extend in different directions. The plug can resemble any desirable shape, and is removed prior to final assembly. The sleeve can be hollow and is removable.
Type: Grant
Filed: September 12, 2011
Issued: September 17, 2013
Assignee: Schaeffler Technologies AG & Co. KG
Inventors: Mark Sullivan, Jesse Myers, Richard Baker, William Carter
Application number: 20130203528
Abstract: A fielding aid for a baseball or softball glove having an insert composed of a vibration dampening material for slowing or impeding the movement of a ball; the insert having an interior portion and exterior portion. In certain aspects, the interior portion has a convex shape that aids in fielding balls.
Type: Application
Filed: February 7, 2013
Issued: August 8, 2013
Inventor: Mark SULLIVAN
Application number: 20130110249
Abstract: The present invention is directed to a monoclonal antibody that binds specifically to a Staphylococcus aureus glucosaminidase and inhibits in vivo growth of S. aureus. Also disclosed are monoclonal antibody binding portions, recombinant or hybridoma cell lines, pharmaceutical compositions containing the monoclonal antibody or binding portions thereof, and methods of treating 5*. aureus infection and osteomyelitis, and methods for introducing an orthopedic implant into a patient using the monoclonal antibody, binding portion, or pharmaceutical composition of the present invention.
Type: Application
Filed: May 3, 2011
Issued: May 2, 2013
Assignee: UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER
Inventors: Edward M. Schwarz, Mark A. Sullivan, John L. Daiss
Application number: 20130089516
Abstract: Provided herein are chimeric nucleic acid sequences encoding chimeric polypeptides. Also provided herein are chimeric polypeptides. Further provided herein are methods of treating a subject with or at risk of developing a cancer. The methods comprise selecting a subject with or at risk of developing a cancer, and administering to the subject an effective amount of the chimeric polypeptides provided herein.
Type: Application
Filed: March 31, 2011
Issued: April 11, 2013
Assignee: UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER
Inventors: John G. Frelinger, John Puskas, Baek Kim, Mark Sullivan
Application number: 20130039927
Abstract: The present invention relates to an anti-idiotypic polypeptide scaffold that includes two or more peptide sequences that mimic a discontinuous epitope of a pathogen that is recognized by or induces formation of a broadly neutralizing antibody. Using a fibronectin FNfn10 scaffold bearing two or more modified discontinuous loops, scaffolds that recognize broadly neutralizing antibodies in vitro and from patient serum have been identified. These scaffolds should induce an immune response or mobilize germline specificities to initiate their affinity maturation.
Type: Application
Filed: February 14, 2011
Issued: February 14, 2013
Assignee: UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER
Inventors: Stephen Dewhurst, Mark A. Sullivan
Application number: 20130042045
Abstract: A dual host system and method with back to back non-transparent bridges and a proxy packet generating mechanism. The proxy packet generating mechanism enables the hosts to send interrupt generating packets to each other.
Type: Application
Filed: August 9, 2012
Issued: February 14, 2013
Inventors: Kimberly DAVIS, Mark Sullivan, James Mitchell, Patrick Themins
Application number: 20120226780
Abstract: The invention is a method for enabling digital content to be downloaded to and used on multiple types of computing device by (i) linking user accounts on each device to a “master” user account defined and stored on a remote server; and (ii) managing the user's access to a defined service using his devices via the said master user account; and (iii) allowing the download of digital content to each said device on which the user is permitted to access the said service using a file format which is appropriate for use on each said device type. A user may manage and access the same user account from multiple types of computing devices. Furthermore, the number of device platforms accessible in a similar manner by the user is extensible and the user's information is kept automatically synchronized across all devices.
Type: Application
Filed: April 7, 2010
Issued: September 6, 2012
Assignee: Omnifone Ltd.
Inventors: Mark Knight, Jaume Vidal, Ed Bedwell, Duncan Edwards, Mark Sullivan, Michael Lamb
Application number: 20120221514
Abstract: A method for improving the responsiveness of a client application by providing that application with a local database which is a replicated subset of a database held on a remote server.
Type: Application
Filed: April 7, 2010
Issued: August 30, 2012
Assignee: OMNIFONE LTD.
Inventors: Mark Knight, Jaume Vidal, Ed Bedwell, Duncan Edwards, Mark Sullivan, Michael Lamb
Patent number: 8244951
Abstract: A dual host system and method with back to back non-transparent bridges and a proxy packet generating mechanism. The proxy packet generating mechanism enables the hosts to send interrupt generating packets to each other.
Type: Grant
Filed: September 25, 2008
Issued: August 14, 2012
Assignee: Intel Corporation
Inventors: Kimberly Davis, Mark Sullivan, James Mitchell, Patrick Themins
Application number: 20120197946
Abstract: In contrast to the traditional approach of defining relationships between data collections using complex groups of cross-reference database tables, the present invention makes use of generic sets to represent relationships between complex collections of interrelated data. The complexity of a database schema can be greatly reduced by representing the relationships between data items as these data sets (sets of data items). These sets of data items may be defined in one or more database tables in a database. This approach provides for much simplified database data management and control. It enables the easy pre- or re-calculation of sets and provides for the easy creation of hierarchical meta-data trees, which are ideal for the targeted delivery of data to the user.
Type: Application
Filed: April 7, 2010
Issued: August 2, 2012
Assignee: Omnifone Ltd.
Inventors: Mark Knight, Mark Sullivan, Michael Lamb
Application number: 20120060781
Abstract: The rocker arm assembly has an anti-inversion part that prevents a support pin from inverting, ensuring proper orientation of the support pin, on which a rocker arm is rotatably mounted, is maintained. The anti-inversion part can be a washer, a plate, a plug, or a sleeve. The washer, which has a flat face and a curved face, is intended for use with a cylindrical support pin which matches the curved face of the washer. The plate can include various combinations of tabs, flanges, and/or protrusions that extend in different directions. The plug can resemble any desirable shape, and is removed prior to final assembly. The sleeve can be hollow and is removable.
Type: Application
Filed: September 12, 2011
Issued: March 15, 2012
Inventors: Mark SULLIVAN, Jesse MYERS, Richard BAKER, William CARTER
Patent number: D692826
Type: Grant
Filed: May 20, 2013
Issued: November 5, 2013
Assignee: Dark Energy LLC
Inventors: Garrett H. Aida, Mark Sullivan
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