Patents Represented by Attorney, Agent or Law Firm Westman, Chaplin, & Kelly, P.A.
  • Patent number: 7783588
    Abstract: A context modeling architecture that includes a context representation portion, which adapted to represent context as features, is provided. The features are specifiable at runtime of an application including the context representation portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2005
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2010
    Assignee: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: William D. Ramsey, Jianfeng Gao, Sanjeev Katariya
  • Patent number: 7195605
    Abstract: The present invention includes an adhesive bandage for use in one or more disorders of a joint and/or associated appendage. The method of the present invention includes placing a user's joint in a corrective orthopedic position, and adhering an adhesive bandage onto an external surface of the user's joint, such that the adhesive bandage stimulates a somatic reflex arc when the user's joint deviates from the corrective orthopedic position to prompt the user to return the joint to the corrective orthopedic position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2002
    Date of Patent: March 27, 2007
    Inventor: Christopher H. White
  • Patent number: 6280688
    Abstract: A device for rinsing sample processing components of an analytical instruments including an inlet coupleable to a fluid source, an outlet coupleable to sample processing components of an analytical instrument, and a fluid reservoir between the inlet and outlet. The device includes a heater coupled to the fluid reservoir and the fluid reservoir includes at least two reservoir chambers connected in series and separated by a restricted passageway.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 1998
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2001
    Assignee: Tekmar Company
    Inventor: Martin B. Motz
  • Patent number: 5938979
    Abstract: Electromagnetic shielding material is formed from a shielding composition made with magnetic particles and a binder, where the magnetic particles have an average diameter less than about 1000 nm and are substantially crystalline. The magnetic particles can be formed from Fe.sub.2 O.sub.3, Fe.sub.3 O.sub.4, Fe.sub.3 C, or Fe.sub.7 C.sub.3. The shielding composition can be formed into a layer or into composite particles. The binder can be a metal or an electrically conducting polymer. A conducting layer can be placed adjacent to the shielding composition. The shielding material can be used to protect sensitive electronic devices. Methods are described for forming iron oxide particles by laser pyrolysis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 1997
    Date of Patent: August 17, 1999
    Assignee: NanoGram Corporation
    Inventors: Nobuyuki Kambe, Xiangxin Bi
  • Patent number: 5701339
    Abstract: Registered on the voice dial card, which is not shown in the drawings, are a number for accessing the dial-less calling service and a user identification number. Public telephone 1 is equipped with reader 1a that reads the card. When the card is inserted in direction p, the aforementioned access number and user identification number are read by the reader. These numbers are automatically originated from public telephone 1, and switch 3 connects the line to controller 5 according to the access number. Controller 5 judges whether the customer is eligible to receive the dial-less calling service according to the user identification number, and if it judges that the customer is eligible to receive the service, it requests the caller to speak the destination name. In the following steps, the well known voice dialing is performed. According to this invention, a user can access voice dialing service from public telephones as well as non-public telephones.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 1995
    Date of Patent: December 23, 1997
    Assignee: Kokusai Denshin Denwa Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Minoru Suda