Patents by Inventor Brian Doe

Brian Doe 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: 20080092168
    Abstract: A system for utilizing metadata created either at a central location for shared use by connected users, or at each individual user's location, to enhance user's enjoyment of available broadcast programming content. A variety of mechanisms are employed for automatically and manually identifying and designating programming segments, associating descriptive metadata which the identified segments, distributing the metadata for use at client locations, and using the supplied metadata to selectively record and playback desired programming.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 20, 2007
    Publication date: April 17, 2008
    Inventors: James Logan, Scott Durgin, Brian Doe, Vincent Colella, Jeffrey Santos, Michael Palone, Stephen Boone, McFarland Hale, Paul Mansfield, Gregory Read
  • Patent number: 5123154
    Abstract: Printed circuit board assembly apparatus comprises means for supporting a printed circuit board for assembly of components on one side of the board by inserting leads of the components into corresponding holes formed in the circuit board at predetermined locations, light projecting means for illuminating from the one side of the board the holes intended to receive the leads of a selected component and cutting means for cropping and crimping the leads of the component projecting from the other side of the board after assembly of the component on the board, the cutting means being actuatable by a chute means for collecting the ends of the leads severed by the cutting means.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 1991
    Date of Patent: June 23, 1992
    Assignee: Blakell Systems Limited
    Inventors: Geoffrey D. Maskens, Brian Doe