Patents Examined by Muhammad Ijaz
  • Patent number: 11819146
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides adhesive mounting articles that can be removed from surfaces without damage by having reduced contribution of a hardgood to the peel force generated by the adhesive article during removal. In some instances, this can be accomplished by a hardgood that is flexible in a peel direction and rigid in a weight hanging direction. Such hardgoods may include a plurality of minimally connected body segments arranged about the transverse axis of the hardgood body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2023
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Payam Khodaparast, Erik M. Anderson, Kevin W. Weber
  • Patent number: 11813204
    Abstract: A robotic medical system can include a patient platform. The patient platform includes a tilt mechanism. The tilt mechanism can include a lateral tilt mechanism and a longitudinal tilt mechanism. The lateral tilt mechanism can include a tilt plate and a pivot housing. A linear actuator mounted on the tilt plate can apply a linear force to the pivot housing. The lateral tilt mechanism can also include a first linear guide that extends along a first axis, and the pivot housing can translate along the first linear guide. Application of the linear force to the pivot housing tilts the tilt plate by causing the pivot housing to translate along the first linear guide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 3, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2023
    Assignee: Auris Health, Inc.
    Inventor: Christian de Jesus Ruiz
  • Patent number: 11805931
    Abstract: A bracket for mounting objects to a wall includes a base defining mounting holes for fasteners. An arm extends from the base and has a top, a bottom and a maximum width at the interconnection with the base. The mounting holes includes at least two that are spaced from another by a distance greater than a maximum width of the arm so that one of the mounting holes is outside the arm on one side of the arm and another of the mounting holes is outside the arm on the other side of the arm. At least a portion of the mounting holes is located above the top of the arm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2023
    Assignee: House of Atlas, LLC
    Inventors: Matthew Berman, Jason Moss, Alan Arthur Ford
  • Patent number: 11796121
    Abstract: A mechanical hard stop for a sensor system includes a base for fixation to a gimbal or static structure, a movable stop member for engagement with a fixed stop member, and an actuator. The movable stop member has a disengaged position, proximate the base, and an engaged position, spaced apart from the base. The actuator is operably connected to the movable stop member to displace the movable stop member between the disengaged position and the engaged position according to a sensor selection received by the sensor system. Sensor systems and imaging methods are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2023
    Assignee: Goodrich Corporation
    Inventors: Davis Lange, Luke N. Asselin, Christopher William Helmke
  • Patent number: 11789490
    Abstract: A camera mounting system comprises a clip body configured to be coupled to a rear surface of the display monitor. The camera mounting system further comprises a bracket assembly that includes a first portion configured to be coupled to the camera and comprising a base and a lip extending from the base. The base is configured to be supported on a top surface of the display monitor and the lip is configured to contact a front surface of the display monitor and limit movement of the bracket assembly in a first horizontal direction perpendicular to the front surface of the display monitor. The bracket assembly also includes second portion coupled to the first portion and configured to be releasably coupled to the clip body with the clip body coupled to the rear surface of the monitor in order to prevent movement of the bracket assembly in the first horizontal direction and prevent rotation of the base relative to the display monitor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2023
    Assignee: Logitech Europe S.A.
    Inventors: Daphne Li, Drew Putterman, Chia-Jung Lin
  • Patent number: 11780534
    Abstract: A telescoping device mount is configured to hold an electronic device. The telescoping device mount is configured to fully extend or fully retract the electronic device. The telescoping device mount includes a telescoping post, a mount segment, and a base. The telescoping post includes an inner post segment and an outer post segment. The mount segment is configured to secure an electronic device thereto. The mount segment includes an outer collar slidably securable to the outer post segment of the telescoping post. The base is secured to the inner post segment such that the outer post segment telescopes relative to the inner post segment. In a fully retracted position, the electronic device is proximate to the base and/or an underlying surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2023
    Assignee: BEATDOWN OUTDOOR PRODUCTS, LLC
    Inventors: Todd Price, Blake Price
  • Patent number: 11774032
    Abstract: A biaxial pivoting mechanism configured for connecting an object to a holder includes a mount component, a rotatable connector, a main body and a mount base. The mount component is configured to be fixed to the object. The rotatable connector is rotatably disposed on the mount component about a first axis. The main body is fixed to the rotatable connector. The mount base is configured to be fixed to the holder, and the main body is rotatably disposed on the mount base about a second axis not parallel to the first axis. The main body has a first surface, a second surface, and an accommodating space. The first surface is located closer to the rotatable connector than the second surface. The accommodating space extends to the second surface from the first surface. At least part of the mount base is located in the accommodating space.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2023
    Assignee: WISTRON CORP.
    Inventors: Miaochun Tang, Ji Tao Li
  • Patent number: 11773605
    Abstract: An assembly and a method for affixing an assembly to a structure. The assembly includes a bracket and an accessory. The bracket includes two or more bracket retainers and a bracket lock extending into an opening formed in the bracket. The accessory includes two or more accessory retainers, and an accessory lock. The two or more accessory retainers define receiving features, which accept the two or more bracket retainers when the accessory is in an engaged position with the bracket. The accessory has a sliding engagement with the bracket, from the engaged position to a locked position, in which the bracket lock engages with the accessory lock.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2023
    Assignee: International Door Products, Inc.
    Inventors: David Benezra, Isaac Benezra
  • Patent number: 11771080
    Abstract: A ladder stand includes a ladder portion, a platform on the ladder portion, and a plurality of support straps to hold the ladder stand against a support structure. The plurality of support straps may include upper support straps that are each connected to the ladder stand, wrap partially around the tree, and connect to each other with a connecting device, to position the tree between the ladder stand and the straps. The platform may include a blade element positioned to press against the tree when the support straps are tightened against the tree. A method of installing a ladder stand may include connecting ends of the upper support straps to each other after passing the ends around an obstruction on the tree. A user may pull on other ends of the straps to draw the straps upward along the tree until they are approximately level with the blade element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2022
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2023
    Assignee: ARDISAM, INC.
    Inventors: Bryant Haakenson, Michael Furseth, Scott Nickell, Blake Otto
  • Patent number: 11767948
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a wall mount bracket having an adjustable receiving area to engage and hold multiports of varying sizes. In some embodiments, the bracket comprises: an attachment plate; a pivot plate coupled to the attachment plate; an adjustable plate coupled to the pivot plate to define a receiving area, wherein the adjustable plate adjustably couples to the pivot plate such that a width of the receiving area can be adjusted to accommodate different size multiports.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2023
    Assignee: Corning Research & Development Corporation
    Inventor: Dayne Wilcox
  • Patent number: 11767878
    Abstract: Aspects of the disclosure provide a flex connection for high altitude balloon applications. During operation flex connection allows a payload of a high-altitude balloon to remain level when an envelope of the balloon is tilted, in order to change the direction of the balloon. As an example, a system may include a balloon envelope, a payload, a cable between the balloon envelope and the payload, and a flex connection on the cable. The flex connection enables the payload to remain level relative to the ground when the balloon is in flight and the balloon envelope is tilted relative to the payload. The flex connection includes a top portion, a plurality of discs, and a bottom portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2023
    Assignee: Aerostar International, LLC
    Inventors: Kyle Brookes, John Cromie, Raymond Louis Gradwohl
  • Patent number: 11768521
    Abstract: A multi-display monitor bracket designed to allow a user to mount two auxiliary monitors to a laptop (or tablets or phones), plus a camera, and easily manipulate the angle of the monitors including rotation away from the user to allow another individual sitting across a table from the user to easily see what is on the laptop monitor. The bracket attaches by tongue-and-groove fit to a mounting plate adhered to the back face of a laptop.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2023
    Inventor: Kareim Emam
  • Patent number: 11752596
    Abstract: Provided is a compressible cam lever that has a section that can be compressed by external force. When the external force is released, elastic force within the cam lever causes the section to return back to its original position creating a spring force. The compressible cam lever may be used as part of a handle for opening and closing a clamp that is part of a tripod or other piece of equipment which can hold rails for firearms, sights, scopes, parts, and the like, therein. The compressible cam lever may include a handle, a round-shaped section comprising a flexible curved surface that curves back towards the handle and protrudes outward, and an opening disposed between an end of the flexible curved surface and the handle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2023
    Inventor: Joshua Stabler
  • Patent number: 11754469
    Abstract: A method of monitoring wear of a buffer includes holding a pipe for transporting a fluid and an electrical cable using a buffer placed on a support plate. The buffer includes a base, a plurality of fingers, and a roller contacting the support plate. The plurality of fingers includes a first finger, a second finger, and a third finger. The first finger and the second finger define a first cavity for receiving the pipe, and the second finger and the third finger defines a second cavity for receiving the electrical cable. The method includes detecting acoustic waves generated by the roller on the support plate. The method further includes analyzing changes in frequencies of the acoustic waves to determine an extent of the wear of the roller over time. The method includes triggering an alert when an increase in the frequencies of the acoustic waves exceeds a pre-determined threshold value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2022
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2023
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Po Yao Li, Shao Chang Tu, Tsung-Ying Wu, Wei Chih Lin
  • Patent number: 11744391
    Abstract: A hook for hanging a basket. A hook includes a wing member which helps in pressing two arms for easy removal of the basket. The hook includes a one way hook for holding a metal loop firmly therein. The hook is inserted into the metal loop and upon insertion of the hook, the metal loop stays firmly in a place thereof held by the one way hook that restricts the metal loop coming out of the hook. The hook provides the combined benefits of both metal hanger and convenience of plastic hanger. The hook is easy and fast to attach and remove if necessary.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 5, 2023
    Assignee: Concept Plastics Limited
    Inventor: Arun Kulkarni
  • Patent number: 11746928
    Abstract: A vacuum hose holding apparatus that is configured to be releasably secured to a container proximate an upper edge thereof wherein the present invention is operable to have a vacuum hose releasably secured thereto and maintain position thereof during discharge of debris into the container. The present invention includes a frame wherein the frame includes a central cradle member. The central cradle member is secured to the container with a first securing member and a second securing member. A first hose support section extends downward from the central cradle member and includes a hose retention member operably coupled thereto. A second hose support section is secured to the upper end of the central cradle member and extends outward therefrom. The second hose support section includes a hose engagement member that is arcuate in shape. The central cradle member further includes a hose retention member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 5, 2023
    Inventor: Charles Victor Lussier
  • Patent number: 11739881
    Abstract: A gimbal control method includes determining a current state of a follow-configuration button, determining a current follow coefficient based on the current state of the follow-configuration button, and controlling a gimbal to follow a target object according to the current coefficient. The follow-configuration button corresponds to a plurality of states, and each state corresponds to a different follow coefficient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2022
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2023
    Assignee: SZ DJI TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Tie Su
  • Patent number: 11737570
    Abstract: An apparatus for supporting a user includes a faceplate, an arm, and a base. The faceplate has an opening to receive a user's face. The arm is attached to the faceplate and the base. The base includes a base slide that is slidable within a slot of a base body. The base slide includes one or more lock pins that releasably engage one of multiple holes in a lock bar. The lock bar is mechanically coupled to a button body. When the button body is pulled distally, the lock bar moves away from the base slide such that the lock pin(s) is/are removed from the corresponding hole(s) to allow the base slide to slide within the slot. When the button body is released, the lock bar moves towards the base slide such that the lock pin(s) is/are inserted into the same or different hole(s) to lock the slide's position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2023
    Assignee: Hypnap LLC
    Inventors: Michael Anthony Disimoni Stone, Brian Edward Hack, Jurgen Paul Frasch
  • Patent number: 11731785
    Abstract: A device for storing and extending a hose for supplying conditioned air to an aircraft on the ground or to any other interior space, includes: a tubular housing (11) extending along a longitudinal axis (Z) and having a free open first end, which tubular housing (11) can store a hose; a hose (1) in fluid communication with a conditioned air unit and having a free downstream end; a drive system (4) that can be used to control the extension and retraction of the hose (1) between a retracted position in which the downstream end of the hose (1) is located in the tubular housing (11), and an extended configuration in which the downstream end of the hose (1) is outside the tubular housing (11) and at a distance from the first end of the tubular housing (11). The drive system (4) has N=4 to 8 drive bearings (6.1-6.6) disposed perpendicularly to the longitudinal axis (Z) and connected to one another by N swivel joints (7.1-7.7), thereby forming a closed chain.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2023
    Assignee: LEBRUN-NIMY SA
    Inventors: Charles-Etienne Gonsette, Claudy Urbain
  • Patent number: 11728636
    Abstract: An assembly of a flat flexible electrical conductor and a supporting device that quickly and easily supports an intermediate portion of a flat flexible electrical conductor on a support surface. The flat flexible electrical conductor includes a plurality of electrically conductive traces supported on an electrically non-conductive insulator. The electrically non-conductive insulator has an opening extending therethrough. The supporting device includes a head portion and a shaft portion. The head portion includes first and second flanges disposed on opposite sides of the flat flexible electrical conductor and an intermediate portion that extends through the opening of the electrically non-conductive insulator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2023
    Assignee: Lear Corporation
    Inventors: Jun Ruayana, Erwin BagaAn