Patents Represented by Attorney The Nath Law Group
  • Patent number: 8296964
    Abstract: A measurement apparatus (10) for the absolute value determination of lengths or of angles, said apparatus having at least one reading head (14) and a physical scale (12) is provided, which has at least a partial section (18) with a connection (28) for another partial section (18) in a sequential arrangement. In this respect the partial section (18) includes a control unit (30) for the active determination of the position of the reading head (14) proximal to the partial section (18) as well as a storage element (32) in which an own position information of the partial section (18) within the physical scale (12) can be stored.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2012
    Assignee: Sick Stegmann GmbH
    Inventor: Josef Siraky
  • Patent number: 8294910
    Abstract: An image scanner operates in a normal mode in which an image scanning process is executable; and a power saving mode in which less electric power is consumed than in the normal mode. The image scanner includes: a CPU for switching the image scanner between the normal mode and the power saving mode; an original size sensor circuit; and an FPGA connected to the CPU and the original size sensor circuit. In the normal mode, the CPU configures, in the FPGA, a normal-mode circuit needed for the image scanning process. When the image scanner transfers from the normal mode to the power saving mode, the CPU configures, in the FPGA, a power-saving-mode circuit for communicating with the original size sensor circuit, and stops the original size sensor circuit from operating. The power-saving-mode circuit is smaller in circuit size than the normal-mode circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2008
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2012
    Assignee: Riso Kagaku Corporation
    Inventor: Masato Hirai
  • Patent number: 8294454
    Abstract: Disclosed is a position measuring device, comprising: a first and second solid measure and a first and second scanning mechanism, wherein: the first and second solid measure and the first and second scanning mechanism are respectively designed identically but mirrored in a plane including the direction of measurement and perpendicular to the direction that is not measured; the first and second solid measure are mounted in a fixed opposite position in a direction that is not measured; the first and the second scanning mechanism are mounted in a fixed opposite position in the direction that is not measured; and the scanning signals generated by the first and second scanning mechanisms respectively are electronically combined into an output scanning signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2012
    Assignee: Sick Stegmann GmbH
    Inventor: Josef Siraky
  • Patent number: 8288707
    Abstract: An optoelectronic sensor includes at least one light transmitter for the transmission of light signals into a monitored zone and at least one light receiver for the reception of transmitted light signals. In this respect, the received light signals are converted into electrical received signals in the light receiver. The light signals transmitted by the light transmitter are each generated on the basis of an output signal spread in accordance with a frequency spreading technique (spread spectrum) and provided with an offset applied for the generation of a unipolar signal. The electrical received signals can be supplied to a high-pass filter in the light receiver. Means for interference suppression are provided to automatically measure repeatedly or continuously respective then current interference; to analyze it in the time domain and/or in the frequency domain; and to compensate it at least substantially in dependence on the respective result of the interference analyses.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2012
    Assignee: Sick AG
    Inventors: Maximilian Hauske, Ralph Tanbourgi, Kai Waslowski, Gerhard Merettig
  • Patent number: 8289672
    Abstract: The present invention concerns a method of producing a lightning diverter for conducting a lightning-induced electrical current, which is to be placed on structures such as wings on wind turbines, aircraft components, radomes and the like with the purpose of lightning protection. The method comprises the steps of making a plurality of holes in a plate of an electrically conductive material, filling said holes at least partly with one or more electrically non-conductive materials, and then finally dividing the plate—preferably into strips. The lightning diverter obtained hereby consists of a layer of electrically non-conductive material with a plurality of isolated segments of electrically conductive material. The invention further relates to a diverter strip with isolated segments of concave shapes being advantageous because of the good connection between the segments and the non-conductive material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2012
    Assignee: LM Glasfiber A/S
    Inventors: Morten Dahl, Lars Tilsted Lilleheden, Lars Bo Hansen
  • Patent number: 8287929
    Abstract: Galatinous protein foodstuff and process for its preparation, comprising water, cane sugar, glucose, a protein element, xanthan gum, linseed fibre, vitamins, citrus seed extract, citric acid, malic acid, bifidus and lactobacilli, coloring agent and essence. This product improves human digestion and maximized utilization of the ingested foodstuff. It permits the restoration of the intestinal flora, improves digestive function and activates the immune system when ingested regularly and continuously.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2006
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2012
    Inventor: Jośe Antonio Cruz Serrano
  • Patent number: 8279416
    Abstract: An optoelectronic sensor (10) having a light transmitter (12) for the transmitting of laser pulses (18) into a monitored region (24) by means of a laser light source (14) and having a driver circuit (16, 30) for the laser light source (14) is described which is designed to set the light transmitter (12) into a working state in which the laser light source (14) transmits a laser pulse (18) or into a preparatory state. The driver circuit (16, 30) is further designed to set the light transmitter (12) into the preparatory state in each case prior to the transmission of a laser pulse (18).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2012
    Assignee: Sick AG
    Inventors: Gernot Reiner, Gottfried Hug
  • Patent number: 8270497
    Abstract: Among other things, techniques, systems and apparatus are described for complementing a bitstream error so that a hardware decoder can stably decrypt a bitstream. A method of complementing a bitstream error includes: receiving a bitstream; detecting an error in the received bitstream; and complementing the detected error, before decrypting the bitstream.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2012
    Assignee: Core Logic, Inc.
    Inventors: Jeong Kwon Kim, Seung Pyo Shin
  • Patent number: 8271111
    Abstract: When a main category change command is received, a main category change section refers to a category information storage section to change setting from a main category under current setting to another main category according to a predetermined order. After completing the main category change processing, a sub category change section refers to the category information storage section to select one sub category from among sub categories belonging to the newly set main category by use of random numbers. An image data generation section reads displayed information corresponding to the set main category and corresponding to the set sub category from a main-category expression-information storage section and a sub-category expression-information storage section, and generates image data according to the read displayed information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2007
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2012
    Assignee: JVC Kenwood Corporation
    Inventor: Masaaki Makino
  • Patent number: 8263580
    Abstract: A pharmaceutical aerosol foam composition, comprising: an effective amount of a pharmaceutically active ingredient, wherein said pharmaceutically active ingredient is a vitamin or analogue thereof; an occlusive agent; an aqueous solvent; an organic cosolvent; wherein the pharmaceutically active ingredient is insoluble in both water and the occlusive agent; and the occlusive agent being present in an amount sufficient to form an occlusive layer on the skin, in use. In a second embodiment, an oil-in water emulsion having a vitamin, an occlusive agent; an aqueous solvent; and an organic cosolvent, wherein the occlusive agent is present in an amount sufficient to form an occlusive layer on the skin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2006
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2012
    Assignee: Stiefel Research Australia Pty Ltd
    Inventors: Richard Buchta, Robert James Houlden, Rose Ye, Maria Graziella Larm, Leon Loupenok
  • Patent number: 8256252
    Abstract: A steering lock device includes a lock member that is slidable between a lock position and an unlock position, and a slider that is disposed slidably in a direction perpendicular to a moving direction of the lock member. A sloped portion that is linearly sloped toward the steering shaft along a slide direction of the slider is provided on at least one of the lock member and the slider. The lock member is shifted between the lock position and the unlock position by the sloped portion in response to sliding of the slider. According to the steering lock device, downsizing can be brought due to its short height along a stroke direction of the lock member and cost reduction by commoditization of its main components can be achieved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2012
    Assignee: Alpha Corporation
    Inventor: Takahiro Okada
  • Patent number: 8256860
    Abstract: A printing apparatus is provided with a heater for heating ink and a cooler for cooling ink, and comprises: an ink circulation route including a heater side route and a cooler side route which are separately provided through the heater and the cooler respectively; a switch mechanism operable to switch the ink circulation route between the heater side route and the cooler side route; and a control unit operable to control the switch mechanism. The control unit controls the switch mechanism to switch the ink circulation route to the heater side route when the ink temperature is lower than a first reference temperature, and switch the ink circulation route to the cooler side route when the ink temperature is no lower than the first reference temperature. By this configuration, the ink heating efficiency can be improved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2012
    Assignee: Riso Kagaku Corporation
    Inventor: Hiroyuki Nakamura
  • Patent number: 8258296
    Abstract: The present subject matter relates to novel crystalline forms of (1R,2R)-7-chloro-3-[2-(2,4-difluorophenyl)-2-hydroxy-1-methyl-3-(1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-yl)propyl]quinazolin-4(3H)-one represented by Formula II: , pharmaceutical compositions containing these crystalline forms, methods of using these crystalline forms for treating and/or preventing various microbial and/or fungal infections or disorders, and processes for obtaining these crystalline forms. In particular, the present subject matter relates to the specific crystalline Forms I, II, III, IV V, and VI of (1R,2R)-7-chloro-3-[2-(2,4-difluorophenyl)-2-hydroxy-1-methyl-3-(1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-yl)propyl]quinazolin-4(3H)-one.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2012
    Assignee: Palau Pharma, S.A.
    Inventors: Antonio Cánovas Paredes, Javier Bartroli Orpi, Elies Molins Grau, Anna Roig Serra, Kevin Meyer, Keith Lorimer
  • Patent number: 8260122
    Abstract: Executes a re-encoding after decoding data of a connection section A of a first MPEG picture data. This re-encoding is executed based on a control such that a transition of a VBV buffer occupation value starts from a VBV buffer occupation value at a position a and ends with a VBV buffer occupation value at a position d. Up to the position a of the first MPEG picture data, the first MPEG picture data is reproduced. Next, re-encoded MPEG picture data of the connection section A is reproduced. Thereafter, the data is connected to the position d of a second MPEG picture data, and the second MPEG picture data of the position d and after is reproduced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2007
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2012
    Assignee: JVC Kenwood Corporation
    Inventors: Takayuki Sugahara, Seiji Higurashi, Toshio Kuroiwa, Wataru Inoha, Kenjiro Ueda
  • Patent number: 8251516
    Abstract: An optical system attaining a nearly double resolving power in spite of one projector and also eliminating a convergence device is provided. The system includes an 1:1 relay lens in place of a projector lens of a RGB split-combine projection system, and a quarter-wave plate for P-S polarization separation. In operation, once-modulated RGB composite light is divided into a P-polarized light and a S-polarized light by a PS separation wire grid. The S-polarized light is modulated by a luminance signal Y1 at a Y1 device. The P-polarized light is modulated by a luminance signal Y2 at a Y2 device. The lights modulated by the Y1/Y2 devices are combined with each other at a PS composite wire grid to project a synthetic light on a screen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2012
    Assignee: JVC Kenwood Corporation
    Inventor: Makoto Yoshimura
  • Patent number: 8252345
    Abstract: The inventive subject matter relates to methods for modulating an eicosanoid metabolic process in cells of an animal in need thereof, which comprises administering to the animal an amount of the inventive compositions effective for regulating the activity of an eicosanoid oxygenase. In particular, the inventive subject matter relates to methods for modulating arachidonic acid metabolism by administering an amount of the inventive compositions effective for regulating the activity of lipoxygenases and cyclooxygenases.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2012
    Assignee: New Chapter Inc.
    Inventors: Thomas Newmark, Paul Schulick, Robert Newman, Bharat Aggarwal
  • Patent number: 8245582
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method of measuring a gas flow velocity using an ultrasonic gas flow meter, wherein said ultrasonic gas flow meter includes a horizontal piping through which gas can flow in a flow direction and which has a central axis, at least one pair of measurement paths of equal length spaced apart, extending parallel to one another in separate horizontal planes and inclined to said flow direction, wherein each horizontal plane of a pair of measurement paths is vertically offset by an equal predefined distance from said central axis, wherein an ultrasonic transducer is arranged at each end of said measurement path and each ultrasonic transducer is adapted to selectively act as an ultrasonic transmitter and an ultrasonic receiver, the method comprising the steps of measuring a flow velocity of said gas in a measurement path arranged in an upper region of said piping, measuring a flow velocity of said gas in a measurement path arranged in a lower region of said piping and using the results of th
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2012
    Assignee: Sick Engineering GmbH
    Inventors: John Lansing, Toralf Dietz
  • Patent number: D665699
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2012
    Assignee: Epic Products, Inc.
    Inventor: Ardeen Dubow
  • Patent number: D666175
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2012
    Assignee: JVC Kenwood Corporation
    Inventor: Zachary Yamada
  • Patent number: D666176
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2012
    Assignee: JVC Kenwood Corporation
    Inventor: Zachary Yamada