Patents by Inventor Charles Anderson

Charles Anderson 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: 20190254853
    Abstract: An ankle brace for treating or preventing a high ankle sprain is disclosed. The ankle brace includes a body configured to be worn over an ankle. A tightening mechanism is attached to the body and configured to tighten the body around a wearer's lower leg to prevent distal ends of the tibia and fibula from separating. A torsion strap is attached to the body and configured to wrap from a fifth metatarsal to a medial malleolus to limit external rotation of the foot. The ankle brace can include lateral and medial straps for limiting eversion and inversion of the foot. The ankle brace can include heat moldable lateral and medial support plates.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 8, 2017
    Publication date: August 22, 2019
    Inventors: Richard E. Gildersleeve, Robert J. Anderson, Gregory Charles Berlet, W. Hodges Davis, Tomas Buchhorn
  • Publication number: 20190241802
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a perovskite sheet that includes two outer layers, each including A?X?; and a first layer that includes BX2, where B is a first cation, A? is a second cation, X is a first anion, X? is a second anion, and the first BX2 layer is positioned between the two outer layers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2019
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Inventors: Lance Michael Wheeler, Nathan Richard Neale, Nicholas Charles Anderson, Matthew Peter Hautzinger, Taylor Sierra Bliss
  • Patent number: 10370626
    Abstract: Acidic sprayable aqueous compositions for cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting are disclosed. In particular, the sprayable compositions include an inverse emulsion polymer for modifying the viscosity of the composition and provide numerous benefits over dispersion polymer compositions used for rheology modification to reduce misting and respiratory inhalation of cleaning compositions. Compositions and methods of cleaning using the compositions having reduced amounts of airborne particulates of the composition during spray applications are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: Ecolab USA Inc.
    Inventors: Victor Fuk-Pong Man, Derrick Anderson, Paul Christian, Benjamin Crew, Xinyu Huang, Charles Allen Hodge, Amanda Ruth Blattner
  • Publication number: 20190153110
    Abstract: The present invention encompasses PRLR binding proteins. Specifically, the invention relates to antibodies that are chimeric, CDR grafted and humanized antibodies. Preferred antibodies have high affinity for hPRLR and neutralize hPRLR activity in vitro and in vivo. An antibody of the invention can be a full-length antibody or an antigen-binding portion thereof. Methods of making and methods of using the antibodies of the invention are also provided. The antibodies, or antibody portions, of the invention are useful for detecting hPRLR and for inhibiting hPRLR activity, e.g., in a human subject suffering from a disorder in which hPRLR activity is detrimental. Also included in the invention are anti-PRLR antibody drug conjugates (ADCs).
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2018
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Inventors: Mark Anderson, Jieyi Wang, Archana Thakur, Debra Chao, Chung-Ming Hsieh, Qian Zhang, Edward B. Reilly, Enrico L. Digiammarino, Kenton L. Longenecker, Russell A. Judge, David A. Egan, Charles W. Hutchins
  • Publication number: 20190116941
    Abstract: A reusable protective cover for a male portion of a snap fastener may be configured with a symmetrical convexly-curved continuous upper surface extending from the surface to which the male portion of the snap fastener is attached, to above the male portion of the snap faster, the upper surface having an area that is large in size relative to the size of the male portion of the snap fastener and shaped so that the force of someone stepping on the cover would be spread out over a much larger area than the area presented by the male portion of the snap fastener, thus greatly reducing the pressure on the bare foot of someone stepping on the cover, while also protecting the male portion of the snap fastener. Structure is provided to prevent water entrapment under the cover.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2018
    Publication date: April 25, 2019
    Inventor: Charles A. Anderson
  • Publication number: 20190103036
    Abstract: The present disclosure enhances the capabilities of educational institutions to refine educational offerings to evolving labor markets and employment opportunities in a dynamic way. Educational institutions are enabled to adjust the offered curriculum to maximize the effectuality of each course taken, and to enable learners to choose the most effective path towards a given educational goal. The present disclosure further enables employers to meaningfully participate in the educational process by providing feedback that can be incorporated to further improve educational outcomes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2018
    Publication date: April 4, 2019
    Applicant: Board of Regents of the University of Texas System
    Inventors: Edward Charles Anderson, Duane Dale Hume, Samuel Dale Holloway, Philip Michael Komarny
  • Publication number: 20190040647
    Abstract: Azimuth adjustable tilt-towers may be provided by a variety of systems, processes, and techniques. In certain embodiments, a tilt tower may include a tilt tube having a near end and a removed end and a pivot about which the removed end of the tilt tube pivots from an upright orientation to a ground level orientation. The tower may also include an elongated mounting tube and a thrust bearing. The mounting tube may extend through and protrude from the ends of the tilt tube and have a near end and a removed end. The thrust bearing may be located near the removed end of the tilt tube and configured to axially support the mounting tube while allowing it to rotate such that the mounting tube may be rotated about its longitudinal axis by access to the near end while the removed end of the tilt tube is in the upright position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2018
    Publication date: February 7, 2019
    Inventors: Jaime Timian, Charles A. Anderson, Sean P. Gallagher
  • Patent number: 10087577
    Abstract: This disclosure relates to systems, devices and methods for pulping agricultural products. Features for ensiling agricultural crops, separating solids and liquids, and processing the solids and liquids for use in a variety of products and processes are disclosed. For instance, systems and methods are disclosed for pulping grass crops, making products for energy conversion processes, screening fine debris, cell bursting, using strongly alkaline chemicals in pulping processes, and using sorghum plant for producing pulp.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: BIO AG RESOURCES, INC.
    Inventors: Kurt Christensen, William Robert Charles Charlton, Neill Goodfellow, H. Charles Anderson
  • Patent number: 9863161
    Abstract: A tower assembly having a tower, the tower assembly for maintaining the tower in a vertically upright position wherein the tower nor any part of the tower assembly penetrates the ground on which the tower is disposed. The tower of the tower assembly has a near end and a removed end, the near end being attached to a tray having a flat floor and upstanding vertical perimeter side walls. A mounting assembly mounts the tower to the tray. A ballast, typically comprising multiple small stones, is provided for laying on top of the flat floor of the tray, so as to provide sufficient weight to prevent the tower from tipping over.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2018
    Inventor: Charles Anderson
  • Publication number: 20170361962
    Abstract: A system and corresponding method for charging an aerosol can with a compressed gas charge includes a base that is adapted for receiving a can that (i) houses a product and (ii) includes a means for injecting gas, such as a grommet or valve on the bottom of the container, and includes a compressed gas source, such as a pre-charged canister of compressed air, and air compressor, and/or an automatic or manual air pump. The can may be filled with at atmospheric pressure and then shipped while the can contains approximately atmospheric pressure. Upon receipt of the can, a user may charge the can with a compressed gas and repeat charging if needed after some of the product has been dispensed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2017
    Publication date: December 21, 2017
    Inventors: Daniel A. Abramowicz, Charles Anderson Bolton
  • Patent number: 9744538
    Abstract: A loading apparatus lowers or raises a dust or particulate collection container for ease of extraction and installation. This apparatus is disposed within a rigid frame structure capable of mounting to a wall or mobile device. A U-shaped member supports the dust collection container, the container typically being a cylindrical bucket or container with integral rim or handles. The U-shaped member orthogonally translates up into a first position and down into a second position with activation of a lever. The mechanics of the apparatus effects linear vertical travel of the dust collection container and when in a first position, mates the rim of the container onto a compliant gasket member disposed within the rigid frame structure, thus forming a vacuum-tight interface necessary for vacuum systems, in particular but not limited to, dust collection vacuum systems that utilize a cyclone dust separator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2017
    Inventor: Robert Charles Anderson
  • Patent number: 9650802
    Abstract: An antenna tower is provided having one or more antennae at the removed end thereof, which tower is configured for ease of maintenance of the antenna by a serviceman standing on the ground and servicing the antenna. Applicants' antenna tower includes a fixed vertical base or mast tube, fixed to the ground and having a removed end. At or near the removed end of the base tube, a swing tube is pivotally attached. The swing tube has a first end removably coupled to a near end of the base tube, and a removed end extending beyond the removed end of the base tube. Attached to the removed end of the swing tube is a pivotally mounted configured member or pivot tube. The pivotally mounted elongated member receives an antenna thereupon. The pivot tube is removably coupled to the swing tube to allow the pivot tube to rotate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2017
    Inventors: Charles Anderson, Daniel Anderson, Grady Roe
  • Publication number: 20170042136
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to possible configurations of an underwater digital video recorder/camera (DVR/C) with remote start recording (or taking pictures) when a fish bites the bait or artificial lure. The device and associated methods for capturing and storing video and/or images of fish after it bites the bait or lure are described. The DVR/C devices may be in the form of an in-line device, a fishing lure or other potential configurations. The DVR/C device will start recording and continually capture underwater video from when it starts until turned off or the battery is discharged. Additionally, while fishing the digital video camera/recorder can store the video in memory or in micro SD cards when the system is turned on (recording) for subsequent review by the angler.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2016
    Publication date: February 16, 2017
    Inventor: Louis Charles Anderson
  • Publication number: 20160088990
    Abstract: A loading apparatus lowers or raises a dust or particulate collection container for ease of extraction and installation. This apparatus is disposed within a rigid frame structure capable of mounting to a wall or mobile device. A U-shaped member supports the dust collection container, the container typically being a cylindrical bucket or container with integral rim or handles. The U-shaped member orthogonally translates up into a first position and down into a second position with activation of a user initiated lever. The mechanics of the apparatus effects linear vertical travel of the dust collection container and when in a first position, mates the rim of the container onto a compliant gasket member disposed within the rigid frame structure, thus forming a vacuum-tight interface necessary for vacuum systems, in particular but not limited to, dust collection vacuum systems that utilize a cyclone dust separator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 22, 2015
    Publication date: March 31, 2016
    Inventor: Robert Charles Anderson
  • Patent number: 9269943
    Abstract: A battery housing includes a contact cage forming a longitudinal cylindrical enclosure having a lateral opening. A leaf spring is included having first and second compressible ends, in which the first end is received by the contact cage through the lateral opening. A longitudinal insulating cup is also included having opposing cylindrical openings, in which the second compressible end of the leaf spring is received by the insulating cup through one of the cylindrical openings. The leaf spring forms a positive terminal in the battery housing and is held in position by the contact cage and the insulating cup.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2016
    Assignee: Exelis, Inc.
    Inventors: John Carl Nelson, Robert Charles Anderson, Shannon William Craighead, Dmitru Branisteanu
  • Publication number: 20160035257
    Abstract: Some embodiments of the present disclosure include a banner display system for displaying a banner lengthwise over an automobile. In some embodiments, the banner display system may include a first clamp assembly and a second clamp assembly, each clamp assembly including a C-clamp and a pole slot, and each clamp assembly configured to removably attach to an automobile, a first pole extending upwardly from the pole slot in the first clamp assembly; and a second pole extending upwardly from the pole slot in the second clamp assembly. A banner may be secured to each of the first pole and the second pole, resulting in the banner being displayed lengthwise over the automobile. In embodiments, the poles may be made of a bendable material, such that the banner is able to gently move without damaging the display assembly or the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 4, 2014
    Publication date: February 4, 2016
    Inventor: CHARLES ANDERSON LIKAS
  • Publication number: 20150197957
    Abstract: A tower assembly having a tower, the tower assembly for maintaining the tower in a vertically upright position wherein the tower nor any part of the tower assembly penetrates the ground on which the tower is disposed. The tower of the tower assembly has a near end and a removed end, the near end being attached to a tray having a flat floor and upstanding vertical perimeter side walls. A mounting assembly mounts the tower to the tray. A ballast, typically comprising multiple small stones, is provided for laying on top of the flat floor of the tray, so as to provide sufficient weight to prevent the tower from tipping over.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2015
    Publication date: July 16, 2015
    Inventor: Charles Anderson
  • Publication number: 20150075089
    Abstract: An antenna tower is provided having one or more antennae at the removed end thereof, which tower is configured for ease of maintenance of the antenna by a serviceman standing on the ground and servicing the antenna. Applicants' antenna tower includes a fixed vertical base or mast tube, fixed to the ground and having a removed end. At or near the removed end of the base tube, a swing tube is pivotally attached. The swing tube has a first end removably coupled to a near end of the base tube, and a removed end extending beyond the removed end of the base tube. Attached to the removed end of the swing tube is a pivotally mounted configured member or pivot tube. The pivotally mounted elongated member receives an antenna thereupon. The pivot tube is removably coupled to the swing tube to allow the pivot tube to rotate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 1, 2014
    Publication date: March 19, 2015
    Applicant: Wilbur L. Anderson, Inc. d/b/a Western Towers
    Inventors: Charles Anderson, Daniel Anderson, Grady Roe
  • Publication number: 20150020464
    Abstract: A tilt tower and pipe auger anchor assembly comprising a tilt tower having a mast and a swing tube and a coax cable engaging both the mast and the swing tube, the mast has a near end, the near end has a mast flange plate with fastener holes therethrough. A pipe auger anchor has walls defining a generally hollow elongated body having a near end and a removed end, the near end including a pipe auger anchor flange plate mateable with the mast flange plate. The pipe auger anchor flange plate has fastener openings therein and fixedly attached to the near end perpendicular to the longitudinal axis of the hollow elongated body and an auger at the removed end. The auger provides a penetration force when the body is rotated and the auger is engaged with the ground.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 16, 2014
    Publication date: January 22, 2015
    Inventors: Charles Anderson, Joshua Anderson
  • Patent number: D855084
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: The Toro Company
    Inventors: Richard Charles Warren, Brandon John Anderson, Philip Charles Dretzka