Patents Represented by Attorney Kolisch Hartwell, P.C.
  • Patent number: 8350747
    Abstract: A surveillance system is disclosed. In some embodiments, the surveillance system may include at least one controller adapted to control operation of first and second screening apparatus and to produce image data and screening data, to relate the image data to the screening data, and to produce relational information data from the related image data and screening data. In some embodiments, the system may include a first screening apparatus adapted to screen a subject in a subject position, a second screening apparatus adapted to screen the subject in the subject position, and a controller adapted to produce first and second screening data from the first and second screening apparatus, respectively, relate the first and second screening data, and to produce relational information data from the related first and second screening data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2007
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: L-3 Communications Security and Detection Systems, Inc.
    Inventors: Paul DeLia, Scott T. Trosper, Thomas E. Breen, John J. Reilly, Paul J. Hurd, Michael J. Lanzaro, Maya M. Radzinski, Thomas W. Grudkowski, Edward E. Bromberg, Joseph Carter
  • Patent number: 8345918
    Abstract: A method of surveilling a subject including a person's body may include or an imaging system may provide interrogating the subject with electromagnetic radiation, and generating, from the interrogating, image data representative of at least a first image of at least a portion of the person's body. In some examples, a first portion of the body may be identified, and a first feature of the image may be determined based at least partially on the identified portion of the body. In some examples, the orientation of the person's body may be determined from one or more features of one or more image portions. In some examples, a portion of the image of the person's body may be replaced with a substitute image portion that may be a modified portion of the first image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2004
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2013
    Assignee: L-3 Communications Corporation
    Inventor: Michael Fleisher
  • Patent number: 8336277
    Abstract: Photovoltaic modules including a solar panel integrated with a supporting frame, and which are configured to be installed on a building rooftop. Modules according to the present teachings may be at least partially pre-assembled, with a solar panel oriented at a predetermined angle relative to the rooftop mounting surface of the supporting frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2012
    Assignee: SOLON Corporation
    Inventors: David Rego, Daniel S. Alcombright, Jerrod Quinton Rodowca, Ben Michael Striner, John W. Rethans
  • Patent number: 8324373
    Abstract: The present invention provides a novel and highly stereoselective process for preparing gemcitabine, which is suitable for industrial production, wherein, it includes the following reactions. Additionally, the invention discloses the key intermediates. The definition for the groups of G1, G2, G3, G4, and G5 are described in the specification.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2007
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2012
    Assignee: Nanjing Cavendish Bio-Engineering Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yongxiang Xu, Hao Yang, Wen Hou
  • Patent number: 8316619
    Abstract: Photovoltaic modules including a solar panel integrated with a supporting frame, and which are configured to be installed on a building rooftop. Modules according to the present teachings may be at least partially pre-assembled, with a solar panel oriented at a predetermined angle relative to the rooftop mounting surface of the supporting frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2012
    Assignee: SOLON Corporation
    Inventors: David Rego, Jerrod Quinton Rodowca, John W. Rethans
  • Patent number: 8316618
    Abstract: Photovoltaic modules including a solar panel integrated with a supporting frame, and which are configured to be installed on a building rooftop. Modules according to the present teachings may be at least partially pre-assembled, with a solar panel oriented at a predetermined angle relative to the rooftop mounting surface of the supporting frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2012
    Assignee: SOLON Corporation
    Inventors: Jerrod Quinton Rodowca, Ronald L. Starjnski, David Rego, Ben Michael Striner, Benjamin William Schams, John W. Rethans, William Richardson
  • Patent number: 8313070
    Abstract: A base-clamp assembly for supporting an instrument relative to a patient position adjacent to an instrument-support rail. The base-clamp assembly may comprise a base, a rail clamp, and an actuator assembly. The rail clamp may attach the base to the rail. A shank clamp may attach a shank to the base. The actuator assembly may be operable for opening and/or closing the rail clamp. A drive assembly may provide for moving a force-applying element relative to the base and a movable rail jaw for closing the rail clamp. The drive assembly may also be operable for opening and closing the shank clamp.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2009
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2012
    Inventors: Richard F. Kronner, David D. Kronner
  • Patent number: 8307606
    Abstract: Photovoltaic modules including a solar panel integrated with a supporting frame, and which are configured to be installed on a building rooftop. Modules according to the present teachings may be at least partially pre-assembled, with a solar panel oriented at a predetermined angle relative to the rooftop mounting surface of the supporting frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2012
    Assignee: Solon Corporation
    Inventors: David Rego, Jerrod Quinton Rodowca, Ben Michael Striner, John W. Rethans
  • Patent number: 8304202
    Abstract: Methods, compositions, and cells for drug screening based on interaction between a Bim polypeptide and a TRIM2 polypeptide. Methods and compositions for treating cancer based on tested levels of Bim and TRIM2 proteins are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 6, 2012
    Assignee: Legacy Emanuel Hospital & Health Center
    Inventor: Robert Meller
  • Patent number: 8285802
    Abstract: An Internet-Phone as a smart phone may include a touch sensitive screen, an operating system, a graphical user interface, an image acquisition application, a messaging application, a document application, an e-mail application, an Internet browsing application, and an application for playing audio content. The Internet-Phone may provide an application programming interface (API) to support applications. A user of the Internet-Phone can install additional applications. The Internet-Phone may further include one or more wireless communication units with a radio frequency controller compatible to IEEE802.11 and Bluetooth® standards. In some examples, the Internet- Phone may include wireless synchronization of data or software with other wireless devices on a common network. In other examples, the Internet-Phone may include streaming or transferring of digital content to a wireless controller box, a wireless TV, or a wireless printer over the air.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2012
    Assignee: Flexiworld Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: William Ho Chang, Christina Ying Liu
  • Patent number: 8281543
    Abstract: A method of ballasting a cover of a sludge digester that is comprised of a storage tank and the cover. The method includes placing a ballast into the storage tank in a first predetermined position, placing the cover onto the storage tank, lowering a lifting member of a lifting device through an access port in the cover and into the storage tank, securing the lifting member to the ballast, using the lifting device to lift the lifting member and the ballast until the ballast is in a second predetermined position that is substantially above the first predetermined position, engaging a support bracket attached to the cover with a support member; and securing the ballast to the cover with the support member while the ballast is in a third predetermined position that is substantially below the second predetermined position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2012
    Assignee: Olympus Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Lynn W. Cook, Steven R. Hough, Jeffrey L. Wight
  • Patent number: 8282254
    Abstract: An aerodynamic cargo box configuration includes a bottom portion hinged to a lid. The lid has a receptacle for receiving a photovoltaic light device substantially flush with, and below, the outer surface of the lid. A photovoltaic light assembly may include a cup portion and a top portion, the top portion containing a photovoltaic cell and the bottom portion containing electronics and an array of one or more light elements configured to provide optimal illumination to an interior space of an elongate rectangular cargo box.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2012
    Assignee: Yakima Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Chris Sautter, John Mark Elliott, James Owen
  • Patent number: 8277869
    Abstract: Improved methods and apparatus for forming thin film buffer layers of chalcogenide on a substrate web through the chemical combination of a metal and chalcogen in solution form. The web and/or the solutions may be heated by one or a plurality of heating elements that may be disposed out of physical contact with the web, allowing enhanced control over the reaction speed through fine temperature control. One or more properties of the chalcogenide layer may be measured, and the temperature of the system may be adjusted in response.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2012
    Assignee: Global Solar Energy, Inc.
    Inventors: Jeffrey S. Britt, Scot Albright, Urs Schoop
  • Patent number: 8248180
    Abstract: A balun comprising first and second transmission lines having a shared intermediate conductor. The first transmission line may include first and second conductors. The first conductor may have a first end for conducting an unbalanced signal relative to a circuit ground and a second end for conducting a balanced signal. The second conductor may have first and second ends proximate the respective first and second ends of the first conductor. The first end of the second conductor is open circuited. The second transmission line may include the second conductor and a third conductor having a first end connected to circuit ground and a second end for conducting the balanced signal. A resistor may connect the second end of the second conductor to circuit ground.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2012
    Assignee: Werlatone, Inc.
    Inventor: Allen F. Podell
  • Patent number: 8248181
    Abstract: An example of a transmission-line transformer may include a transmission-line assembly and a balun assembly. The transmission-line assembly may include first and second conductors forming at least first and second transmission-line sections. The transmission-line assembly may provide a signal path through the first conductor and second conductor in series to a circuit ground. Balanced lines of the balun assembly may be connected to respective intermediate points on the first and second conductors between the first and second transmission-line sections. The transmission-line transformer may provide a signal path between a first end of the first conductor of the transmission-line assembly and the unbalanced line of the balun assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2012
    Assignee: Werlatone, Inc.
    Inventor: Allen F. Podell
  • Patent number: 8245893
    Abstract: An assembly for loading cargo on top of a vehicle includes at least one load bar oriented perpendicular to a pair of crossbars. The load bar is movable between stowed and loading positions in a direction parallel to the direction of vehicle travel. A rear end of the load bar is connected to a roller device for minimizing friction and avoiding contact with the vehicle when cargo is being elevated to the roof of the vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2007
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2012
    Assignee: Yakima Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Chris Sautter, Mike Kemery, Eric Roesinger, Zac Elder
  • Patent number: D667829
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 25, 2012
    Inventor: Knut Berntsen
  • Patent number: D669017
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2012
    Assignee: Hubco Automotive Limited
    Inventor: Bruce John Robertson
  • Patent number: D669279
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2012
    Assignee: Varier Furniture AS
    Inventor: Olav Eldøy
  • Patent number: D672934
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2012
    Assignee: ECH Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Mindy K. Salomon, Sharilyn Howard