Patents by Inventor Brain Roberts

Brain Roberts has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20100008490
    Abstract: A method of retrieving a directory listing includes steps of storing a plurality of directory listings, each listing searchable by a plurality of keys, each of the keys comprising a plurality of symbols selected from a subset of an alphabet; receiving a sequence of inputs each designating a plurality of the symbols; identifying a number of the directory listings having at least one of the keys consistent with the sequence of inputs; displaying candidate ones of the directory listing having the at least one of the keys consistent with the sequence of inputs; and selecting one of the candidate directory listings to be contacted.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2008
    Publication date: January 14, 2010
    Inventors: Nader Gharachorloo, Donald H. Relyea, Brain Roberts
  • Publication number: 20090102889
    Abstract: A system for interconnecting a printhead cartridge and a cradle unit for supporting the printhead cartridge is provided. The system has a first printed circuit having print control circuitry of the cradle unit, and a second printed circuit board having connections for connecting the printhead cartridge with a power supply which is remote from the second printhead circuit board and the print control circuitry of the first printed circuit board. The first and second printed circuit boards have complementary connectors which cooperate to provide the connection of the printhead cartridge to the print control circuitry. The complementary connectors being arranged so that the first printed circuit board is able to pivot with respect to the second printed circuit board.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 23, 2008
    Publication date: April 23, 2009
    Inventors: Paul Charles Knight, Kia Silverbrook, Bruce Mervyn Horsburgh, Saminda Jayatileke, Brain Robert Brown