Patents by Inventor Brian Long

Brian Long 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: 10574110
    Abstract: A lightweight and efficient electrical machine element including a method of manufacture providing a stator winding for an electric machine which has a large portion of its volume containing electrically conductive strands and a small portion of its volume containing of an encapsulant material. The stator winding includes winding of a first phase by shaping a portion of a bundle of conductive strands into an overlapping, multi-layer arrangement. Winding of successive phases occurs with further bundles of conductor strands around the preceding phases constructed into similar overlapping, multi-layer arrangements. The multiple phases are impregnated with the encapsulant material using dies to press the bundles into a desired form while expelling excess encapsulant prior to the curing of the encapsulant material. The encapsulated winding is removed from the dies after the encapsulant has cured. The encapsulant coating on the strands may be activated using either heat or solvent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: LAUNCHPOINT TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
    Inventors: Geoffrey Alan Long, Bradley E. Paden, Michael Richard Ricci, David Brian Paden, Jonathan Gordon Sugar
  • Patent number: 10548777
    Abstract: In some illustrative examples, a bridge suitable for treating a tissue site may include a bridge sealing member and one or more bridge wicking layers. The bridge sealing member may extend along a length of the bridge, and may define an internal passageway in fluid communication between a receiving end of the bridge and a transmitting end of the bridge. The one or more bridge wicking layers may be disposed within the internal passageway of the bridge sealing member. Other apparatus, systems, and methods are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: KCI Licensing, Inc.
    Inventors: Christopher Brian Locke, Justin Alexander Long, Benjamin Locke, Benjamin Andrew Pratt, Thomas Edwards, Timothy Mark Robinson
  • Publication number: 20200023105
    Abstract: In an example is a system for providing treatment to a tissue site. The system may include a tissue interface for transporting fluid to the tissue site. The system may further include a cover for providing a sealed space including the tissue interface. The system may further include a negative-pressure source fluidly coupled to the tissue interface and providing negative pressure. The system may further include a hyperoxic fluid source fluidly coupled to the tissue interface and providing a hyperoxic fluid. The system may further include a controller for controlling the negative pressure and the hyperoxic fluid so as to maintain the sealed space at a negative pressure while the hyperoxic fluid is provided to the sealed space.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2018
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Inventors: Justin Alexander LONG, Christopher Brian LOCKE, Timothy Mark ROBINSON, Richard Daniel John COULTHARD
  • Publication number: 20190365968
    Abstract: Systems, devices, and methods for treating a tissue site on a patient with reduced pressure are presented. In one instance, a reduced-pressure interface includes a conduit housing having a cavity divided by a dividing wall into a reduced-pressure-application region and a pressure-detection region. The reduced-pressure interface further includes a reduced-pressure port disposed within the reduced-pressure-application region, a pressure-detection port disposed within the pressure-detection region, and a base connected to the conduit housing, the base having a manifold-contacting surface. The dividing wall includes a surface substantially coplanar with the manifold-contacting surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 14, 2019
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Inventors: Justin Alexander LONG, Aidan Marcus TOUT, Larry Tab RANDOLPH, Christopher Brian LOCKE
  • Patent number: 10475331
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention relate to methods, devices, and systems to monitor activity. One method to monitor activity includes monitoring activity of an individual including detecting a sensor activated by an individual during the individual's daily activities. The embodiment also includes comparing the sensor activation to a predetermined sensor activation timeframe, determining whether to initiate an alert based upon the comparison, and checking for at least one other sensor activation to confirm whether an alert should be initiated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: GreatCall, Inc.
    Inventors: Brian J. Bischoff, Alan P. Shilepsky, Lina Long
  • Patent number: 10428087
    Abstract: The present invention provides pyrimidinones that modulate the activity of phosphoinositide 3-kinases (PI3Ks) and are useful in the treatment of diseases related to the activity of PI3Ks including, for example, inflammatory disorders, immune-based disorders, cancer, and other diseases.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignees: Incyte Corporation, Incyte Holdings Corporation
    Inventors: Yun-Long Li, Brian W. Metcalf, Andrew P. Combs
  • Patent number: 10420868
    Abstract: Systems, devices, and methods for treating a tissue site on a patient with reduced pressure are presented. In one instance, a reduced-pressure interface includes a conduit housing having a cavity divided by a dividing wall into a reduced-pressure-application region and a pressure-detection region. The reduced-pressure interface further includes a reduced-pressure port disposed within the reduced-pressure-application region, a pressure-detection port disposed within the pressure-detection region, and a base connected to the conduit housing, the base having a manifold-contacting surface. The dividing wall includes a surface substantially coplanar with the manifold-contacting surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: KCI Licensing, Inc.
    Inventors: Justin Alexander Long, Aidan Marcus Tout, Larry Tab Randolph, Christopher Brian Locke
  • Publication number: 20190262181
    Abstract: Dressings for closing an opening through a surface of a tissue site are described. The dressing includes a cover adapted to form a sealed space over the opening and a bolster. The bolster is adapted to be positioned adjacent the opening and includes a first plurality of holes. The holes have an average width to length ratio causing the plurality of holes to collapse in a direction substantially perpendicular to the opening. Systems, apparatuses, kits and methods including and/or using the dressing for closing the opening are also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2019
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Inventors: Justin Alexander LONG, Timothy Mark ROBINSON, Christopher Brian LOCKE
  • Publication number: 20190264555
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are provided for determining movement of a fluid into or out of a subsurface wellbore, to thereby enable accurate allocation of fluids being produced by or injected into each of several zones of the wellbore. A temperature change is effected in the fluid at a first location in the wellbore. A temperature of the fluid is measured at one or more sensing locations downstream of the location of the temperature change. A simulated heat flow profile is generated from a wellbore model. The simulated heat flow profile is compared to the measured temperature of the fluid at the one or more sensing locations. An inversion model is used to determine, for a plurality of points of interest, a fluid flow direction and/or a cumulative flow rate contribution.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2019
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Inventors: Brian C. Seabrook, Charles J. Mart, Ted A. Long
  • Publication number: 20190231425
    Abstract: Apparatuses, systems and methods are provided for treating pulmonary tissues via delivery of energy, generally characterized by high voltage pulses, to target tissue using a pulmonary tissue modification system (e.g., an energy delivery catheter system). Example pulmonary tissues include, without limitation, the epithelium (the goblet cells, ciliated pseudostratified columnar epithelial cells, and basal cells), lamina propria, submucosa, submucosal glands, basement membrane, smooth muscle, cartilage, nerves, pathogens resident near or within the tissue, or a combination of any of these. The system may be used to treat a variety of pulmonary diseases or disorders such as or associated with COPD (e.g., chronic bronchitis, emphysema), asthma, interstitial pulmonary fibrosis, cystic fibrosis, bronchiectasis, primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD), acute bronchitis and/or other pulmonary diseases or disorders.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2019
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Applicant: Gala Therapeutics, Inc.
    Inventors: Jonathan Reuben WALDSTREICHER, William Sanford KRIMSKY, Denise Marie ZARINS, Robert J. BEETEL, III, Paul Brian FRIEDRICHS, Kevin James TAYLOR, Roman TUROVSKIY, Gary L. LONG
  • Publication number: 20190236394
    Abstract: Systems and methods are disclosed for selecting target objects within digital images utilizing a multi-modal object selection neural network trained to accommodate multiple input modalities. In particular, in one or more embodiments, the disclosed systems and methods generate a trained neural network based on training digital images and training indicators corresponding to various input modalities. Moreover, one or more embodiments of the disclosed systems and methods utilize a trained neural network and iterative user inputs corresponding to different input modalities to select target objects in digital images. Specifically, the disclosed systems and methods can transform user inputs into distance maps that can be utilized in conjunction with color channels and a trained neural network to identify pixels that reflect the target object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 5, 2019
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Inventors: Brian Price, Scott Cohen, Mai Long, Jun Hao Liew
  • Publication number: 20190201089
    Abstract: Apparatuses, systems and methods are provided for treating pulmonary tissues via delivery of energy, generally characterized by high voltage pulses, to target tissue using a pulmonary tissue modification system (e.g., an energy delivery catheter system). Example pulmonary tissues include, without cells), lamina propria, submucosa, submucosal glands, basement membrane, smooth muscle, cartilage, nerves, pathogens resident near or within the tissue, or a combination of any of these. The system may be used to treat a variety of pulmonary diseases or disorders such as or associated with COPD (e.g., chronic bronchitis, emphysema), asthma, interstitial pulmonary fibrosis, cystic fibrosis, bronchiectasis, primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD), acute bronchitis and/or other pulmonary diseases or disorders.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2018
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Inventors: Jonathan Reuben WALDSTREICHER, William Sanford KRIMSKY, Denise Marie ZARINS, Robert J. BEETEL, III, Paul Brian FRIEDRICHS, Kevin James TAYLOR, Roman TUROVSKIY, Gary L. LONG
  • Publication number: 20190202840
    Abstract: The present invention relates to salt forms of the phosphoinositide 3-kinase (PI3K) inhibitor (S)-7-(1-(9H-purin-6-ylamino)ethyl)-6-(3-fluorophenyl)-3-methyl-5H-thiazolo[3,2-a]pyrimidin-5-one, pharmaceutical compositions comprising the same, and methods of using the salts and compositions for the treatment of PI3K-associated diseases such as cancer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2019
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Inventors: Yun-Long Li, Brian W. Metcalf, Hui-Yin Li
  • Patent number: 10329518
    Abstract: Monomeric and oligomeric compounds of Formula (I) comprising hydrophobic alkyl or alkenyl ester moieties and hydrophilic carboxylate moieties: wherein R1 is C1-C6 alkyl, R2 is Cl0-C30 alkyl or C8-C30 alkenyl, Y is a cation, Z is a sulfur-containing moiety, and n and k are integers as defined herein. The compounds of Formula (I) have surfactant properties. Also provided are compositions comprising the compounds of Formula (I), and methods of using the compounds or compositions for cleaning purposes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignees: Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma, Novus International, Inc.
    Inventors: Graciela B. Arhancet, Scott A. Long, Brian Grady, Jeff Harwell, Guangzhe Yu
  • Patent number: 10164836
    Abstract: A traffic shifting system is described to shift traffic away from one or more network devices or interfaces. The system ensures that traffic can be safely shifted off of a network device before the shifting occurs. The method is described as broken into several phases, such as a discovery phase, a pre-check phase, a shifting phase, and a post-shift phase. Before shifting occurs, the discovery phase is used to obtain network topology and configuration information. In the pre-check phase, that information is interrogated so that a shifting can be performed without negatively impacting the network. If the pre-check phase is passed, then the network shifting can occur through adjustment of configuration parameters, such as a cost parameter associated with an interface on any devices for which traffic is being shifted. Finally, in the post-shift phase, checks are performed to ensure traffic is shifting away from the network device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Dzianis Lisouski, Michal Zygmunt Zawirski, Robert Kennedy, Karl Andre McCabe, Paul A. Stancik, Matthew Dean Rehder, Brian Long
  • Patent number: 10129089
    Abstract: A traffic shifting system is described to shift traffic away from one or more network devices or interfaces on those devices. The system ensures that traffic can be safely shifted off of a network device before the shifting occurs. The method is described as broken into several phases for simplicity, such as a discovery phase, a pre-check phase, a shifting phase, and a post-shift phase. Before shifting occurs, the discovery phase is used to obtain network topology and configuration information. In the pre-check phase, that information is interrogated so that a shifting can be performed without negatively impacting the network. If the pre-check phase is passed, then the network shifting can occur through adjustment of configuration parameters, such as a cost parameter. Finally, in the post-shift phase, checks are performed to ensure traffic is shifting away from the network device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Dzianis Lisouski, Michal Zygmunt Zawirski, Robert Kennedy, Karl Andre McCabe, Paul A. Stancik, Matthew Dean Rehder, Brian Long
  • Publication number: 20170180210
    Abstract: A traffic shifting system is described to shift traffic away from one or more network devices or interfaces. The system ensures that traffic can be safely shifted off of a network device before the shifting occurs. The method is described as broken into several phases, such as a discovery phase, a pre-check phase, a shifting phase, and a post-shift phase. Before shifting occurs, the discovery phase is used to obtain network topology and configuration information. In the pre-check phase, that information is interrogated so that a shifting can be performed without negatively impacting the network. If the pre-check phase is passed, then the network shifting can occur through adjustment of configuration parameters, such as a cost parameter associated with an interface on any devices for which traffic is being shifted. Finally, in the post-shift phase, checks are performed to ensure traffic is shifting away from the network device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2015
    Publication date: June 22, 2017
    Applicant: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Dzianis Lisouski, Michal Zygmunt Zawirski, Robert Kennedy, Karl Andre McCabe, Paul A. Stancik, Matthew Dean Rehder, Brian Long
  • Publication number: 20170043912
    Abstract: A strainable bag with a hook-and-hook closure can include walls formed of a material having multiple layers of polymer or paper or mixtures thereof, and which can include at least one gusset. The hook-and-hook closure allows for liquids or gases to be vented from the bag, as well as for liquids to be removed from the bag interior. The bag can be formed into a full open mouth configuration for ease of filling and ease of dispensing product. The hook-and-hook closure also allows for an imprecise alignment of the closure track to substantially close the bag around the gusset area. Methods of using and manufacturing a strainable bag with a hook-and-hook closure for preparing various food products are also presented.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 28, 2016
    Publication date: February 16, 2017
    Inventors: Cory VanLoocke, Dave McKnight, Tim Kieny, S. Cory Blanton, Connie Thompson-Kuhn, Melania Craddock, Josh Ball, Susan Elles, Sherry Comer, David Brian Long
  • Patent number: 9487333
    Abstract: A strainable bag with a hook-and-hook closure can include walls formed of a material having multiple layers of polymer or paper or mixtures thereof, and which can include at least one gusset. The hook-and-hook closure allows for liquids or gases to be vented from the bag, as well as for liquids to be removed from the bag interior. The bag can be formed into a full open mouth configuration for ease of filling and ease of dispensing product. The hook-and-hook closure also allows for an imprecise alignment of the closure track to substantially close the bag around the gusset area. Methods of using and manufacturing a strainable bag with a hook-and-hook closure for preparing various food products are also presented.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2016
    Assignee: COVERIS FLEXIBLES US LLC
    Inventors: Cory VanLoocke, Dave McKnight, Tim Kieny, S. Cory Blanton, Connie Thompson-Kuhn, Melania Craddock, Josh Ball, Susan Elles, Sherry Comer, David Brian Long
  • Patent number: 9229008
    Abstract: The present application includes methods for using IL-8 as a biomarker for, e.g., tumor size, for example, during course of treatment with an anti-cancer agent such as an ERK inhibitor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2016
    Assignee: MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORP.
    Inventors: Ahmed A. Samatar, Brian Long, Priya Dayananth, Diane Levitan, Marsha Smith