Patents by Inventor Brendan Matthew O'Higgins

Brendan Matthew O'Higgins 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).

  • Patent number: 11176296
    Abstract: A unified data model for creating a circuit design for a heterogeneous integrated circuit is provided. The unified data model is stored as a data structure in computer hardware. The unified data model includes a unified netlist specifying the circuit design and a unified device model representing the heterogeneous integrated circuit. The unified netlist includes netlist objects configured to communicate over bitwise connections and network connections representing packet-based communications. The unified netlist may be mapped to the unified device model using computer hardware. Using the computer hardware, at least a portion of the device model may be displayed in coordination with at least a portion of the unified netlist mapped thereto.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2021
    Assignee: Xilinx, Inc.
    Inventors: Pradip Jha, Brendan Matthew O'Higgins, Dinesh K. Monga, Bart Reynolds, Ryan Linderman