Patents by Inventor Christoph Reinhard

Christoph Reinhard 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: 10674569
    Abstract: A domestic appliance, in particular a cooking oven, with a camera. The domestic appliance includes a treatment chamber and a door for opening and closing the treatment chamber. The door includes a window or a transparent part. The door includes a door handle arranged at an outer side of said door. The camera is arranged inside the door handle, wherein the lens coverage of the camera extends from said camera through the window or transparent portion of the door into the interior of the treatment chamber. Picture signals generated by the camera are represented or representable by a picture displaying device, wherein said picture displaying device is a part of the control unit of the domestic appliance and/or a part of an external device connected or connectable to said domestic appliance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: Electrolux Appliances Aktiebolag
    Inventors: Christoph Luckhardt, Fabienne Reinhard-Herrscher, Kersten Kaiser
  • Patent number: 10655862
    Abstract: A heatable cavity (2) for a kitchen appliance (1), particularly for an oven, wherein the heatable cavity (2) comprises a plurality of cavity walls defining a cooking chamber (7) for cooking foodstuff, and a central opening for placing foodstuff into the cooking chamber (7), wherein the outer surface of at least one of the cavity walls comprises a coating (10) that comprises a material with a low emissivity, preferably wherein said material with a low emissivity has a lower emissivity than oxidized steel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: Electrolux Appliances Aktiebolag
    Inventors: Christoph Luckhardt, Michael Keidel, Fabienne Reinhard-Herrscher
  • Publication number: 20200072471
    Abstract: The invention relates to a food preparation entity comprising a cavity (2) for receiving food to be prepared and an image recognition system (3) for gathering optical information of the food to be prepared, wherein the food preparation entity (1) is further adapted to store, gather and/or receive meta-information and select one or more food types out of a list of food types based on said meta-information and said captured optical information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 20, 2017
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Inventors: Christoph LUCKHARDT, Fabienne REINHARD-HERRSCHER
  • Patent number: 10560691
    Abstract: A system including a processing device and an exchangeable camera connected thereto for detecting a machine-readable security feature of a valuable document. The system is calibrated by means of processing device correction data, which relate to characteristics of the processing device, and camera calibration data, which relate to the characteristics of the processing device and of the camera connected thereto. The camera includes a memory configured to store the processing device correction data and the camera calibration data relating to the System in which the calibration is carried out, and the processing device includes a memory configured to store the processing device correction data and the camera calibration data relating to the system in which operation for detecting a machine-readable security feature of the valuable document is carried out.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignee: CI Tech Sensors, AG
    Inventors: Christoph Reinhard, Mathias Zenger
  • Publication number: 20200041134
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for calculating three-dimensional information of food received within a cavity of a food preparation entity, the method comprising the steps of: capturing at least one image of said food received within the cavity by a plenoptic camera, said image comprising information regarding the light intensity and the direction of light rays traveling in space; or capturing at least two images of said food received within the cavity, said images being taken from different positions during movement of a camera; or capturing at least two images of said food received within the cavity using a camera, said images comprising different focus points; and processing the at least one image in order to establish three-dimensional information of said food received within the cavity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 8, 2018
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Inventors: Christoph LUCKHARDT, Fabienne REINHARD-HERRSCHER
  • Publication number: 20190254471
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a cooking vessel (14) for an oven cavity (12) of a cooking oven (10). The cooking vessel (14) includes an upper part (16) and a lower part (18). The cooking vessel (14) provides a closed space, when the upper part (16) covers the lower part (18). The upper part (16) and the lower part (18) are made of at least one temperature resistant polymer or plastic. At least one temperature sensor (22) is removably or permanently arranged in the bottom of the lower part (18). The temperature sensor (22) is connectable or connected to a control unit of the cooking oven (10). Further, the present invention relates to a cooking oven (10) connectable to a cooking vessel (14) arranged in an oven cavity (12) of said cooking oven (10).
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2017
    Publication date: August 22, 2019
    Inventors: Fabienne REINHARD-HERRSCHER, Christoph LUCKHARDT
  • Publication number: 20190239554
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a system for preparing or semi-preparing food, wherein said system includes at least one 3D printer (10) and at least one food supporting device (12). The 3D printer (10) includes at least one extruder (14) for delivering and modelling at least one food paste and/or food powder onto the food supporting device (12). The 3D printer (10) includes at least one heating device for preheating the food paste and/or the food powder and at least one cooling device for precooling the food paste and/or the food powder. The 3D printer (10) is controlled or controllable by a user interface, micro-controller, computer and/or computer program. The system includes at least one cooking hob for heating the modelled food (20) on the food supporting device (12). The temperature for each food paste and/or food powder is individually adjustable. The food supporting device (12) is a pan, cooking vessel, cooking pot, tray, plancha or container arranged on a cooking zone of the cooking hob.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 7, 2017
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Inventors: Fabienne REINHARD-HERRSCHER, Jennifer BURKHARDT, Christoph LUCKHARDT, Kersten KAISER
  • Publication number: 20190236883
    Abstract: A device for verifying a machine-readable security feature of a document of value, having: a transport device configured to transport the document on a transport plane, a radiation emitter that is arranged on a first flat side and emits radiation in the direction towards the first flat side, a sensor that is arranged on the first flat side and is configured to receive at least part of the luminescent radiation, a reflector arranged and configured on the second flat side-so as to at least partly reflect the luminescent radiation of the security feature of the document of value to the sensor, and an evaluation unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2018
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Inventor: Christoph Reinhard
  • Publication number: 20190238829
    Abstract: A system including a processing device and an exchangeable camera connected thereto for detecting a machine-readable security feature of a valuable document. The system is calibrated by means of processing device correction data, which relate to characteristics of the processing device, and camera calibration data, which relate to the characteristics of the processing device and of the camera connected thereto. The camera includes a memory configured to store the processing device correction data and the camera calibration data relating to the System in which the calibration is carried out, and the processing device includes a memory configured to store the processing device correction data and the camera calibration data relating to the system in which operation for detecting a machine-readable security feature of the valuable document is carried out.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2018
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Inventors: Christoph Reinhard, Mathias Zenger
  • Publication number: 20150031743
    Abstract: Compositions incorporating small interfering ribonucleic acid (siRNA) and certain lipid-conjugated polyamide compound-based delivery vehicles that are particularly useful in the delivery siRNA and other polynucleotides to cells. Also, methods of making and using the compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 5, 2014
    Publication date: January 29, 2015
    Applicant: NOVARTIS VACCINES AND DIAGNOSTICS, INC.
    Inventors: Timothy S. BURKOTH, Ann B. JEFFERSON, Christoph REINHARD, Ronald N ZUCKERMANN
  • Patent number: 8772255
    Abstract: Compositions incorporating small interfering ribonucleic acid (siRNA) and certain lipid-conjugated polyamide compound-based delivery vehicles that are particularly useful in the delivery siRNA and other polynucleotides to cells. Also, methods of making and using the compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2008
    Date of Patent: July 8, 2014
    Assignee: Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics, Inc.
    Inventors: Timothy S. Burkoth, Anne B. Jefferson, Christoph Reinhard, Ronald N. Zuckermann
  • Publication number: 20130196314
    Abstract: A polynucleotide sequence as shown in SEQ ID NO:1 is associated with metastatic potential of cancer cells, especially breast cancer cells. Methods are provided for determining the risk of metastasis of a tumor, by determining whether a tissue sample from a tumor expresses a polypeptide or mRNA encoded by a polynucleotide as shown in SEQ ID NO:1. Also provided are therapeutic methods and compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 2, 2012
    Publication date: August 1, 2013
    Applicant: Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics, Inc.
    Inventors: Joerg Kaufmann, Greg Harrowe, Christoph Reinhard, Sanmao Kang
  • Patent number: 8472025
    Abstract: A device and a method for detecting reflected and/or emitted light of an object (1) are proposed having at least one illumination device (2) illuminating the object (1) with pulsed light, and having at least one sensor (4, 6) capturing the light reflected and/or emitted by the object (1), and having a transport device transporting the object relative to the illumination device (2) and past the sensor 4, 6) in the direction of transport, and having a power supply (16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22) for the illumination device (2) providing the illumination device (2) with a current that is a periodic function over time, wherein a period comprises at least two current pulses (23, 24) of different magnitudes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2013
    Assignee: BEB Industrie-Elektronik AG
    Inventors: Christoph Reinhard, Reto Schletti
  • Publication number: 20120308569
    Abstract: The present invention provides polynucleotides, as well as polypeptides encoded thereby, that are differentially expressed in cancer cells. These polynucleotides are useful in a variety of diagnostic and therapeutic methods. The present invention further provides methods of reducing growth of cancer cells. These methods are useful for treating cancer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2012
    Publication date: December 6, 2012
    Applicant: NOVARTIS VACCINES & DIAGNOSTICS, INC.
    Inventors: Vivien W. CHAN, Jaime Escobedo, Pablo Dominguez Garcia, Rhonda Hansen, Joerg Kaufmann, Giulia C. Kennedy, George Lamson, Edward J. Moler, Filippo Randazzo, Christoph Reinhard, Julie Sudduth-Klinger
  • Patent number: 8236928
    Abstract: A polynucleotide sequence as shown in SEQ ID NO:1 is associated with metastatic potential of cancer cells, especially breast cancer cells. Methods are provided for determining the risk of metastasis of a tumor, by determining whether a tissue sample from a tumor expresses a polypeptide or mRNA encoded by a polynucleotide as shown in SEQ ID NO:1. Also provided are therapeutic methods and compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2006
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2012
    Assignee: Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics, Inc.
    Inventors: Joerg Kaufmann, Greg Harrowe, Christoph Reinhard, Sanmao Kang
  • Patent number: 8221983
    Abstract: The present invention provides polynucleotides, as well as polypeptides encoded thereby, that are differentially expressed in cancer cells. These polynucleotides are useful in a variety of diagnostic and therapeutic methods. The present invention further provides methods of reducing growth of cancer cells. These methods are useful for treating cancer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2012
    Assignee: Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics, Inc.
    Inventors: Vivien W. Chan, Jaime Escobedo, Pablo Dominguez Garcia, Rhonda Hansen, Joerg Kaufmann, Giulia C. Kennedy, George Lamson, Edward J. Moler, Filippo Randazzo, Christoph Reinhard, Julie Sudduth-Klinger
  • Publication number: 20110273717
    Abstract: A device and a method for detecting reflected and/or emitted light of an object (1) are proposed having at least one illumination device (2) illuminating the object (1) with pulsed light, and having at least one sensor (4, 6) capturing the light reflected and/or emitted by the object (1), and having a transport device transporting the object relative to the illumination device (2) and past the sensor 4, 6) in the direction of transport, and having a power supply (16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22) for the illumination device (2) providing the illumination device (2) with a current that is a periodic function over time, wherein a period comprises at least two current pulses (23, 24) of different magnitudes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2009
    Publication date: November 10, 2011
    Applicant: BEB INDUSTRIE-ELEKTRONIK AG
    Inventors: Christoph Reinhard, Reto Schletti
  • Patent number: 8012681
    Abstract: The invention provides, inter alia, models of bone metastasis, methods for identifying agents that modulate skeletal related events and metastasis, methods for modulating skeletal related events and metastases, and methods for detecting skeletal related events and metastases. The methods and models generally comprise co-culturing cancer cells and host cells and comparing biological markers from such co-cultured cells to control cells.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2004
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2011
    Assignee: Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics, Inc.
    Inventors: Deborah Lee Zimmerman, Rhonda Hansen, Jill Winter, Christoph Reinhard, Shuling Fang
  • Patent number: 7867731
    Abstract: The present invention provides polynucleotides, as well as polypeptides encoded thereby, that are differentially expressed in cancer cells. These polynucleotides are useful in a variety of diagnostic and therapeutic methods. The present invention further provides methods of reducing growth of cancer cells. These methods are useful for treating cancer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2004
    Date of Patent: January 11, 2011
    Assignee: Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics, Inc.
    Inventors: Christoph Reinhard, Anne Bennett Jefferson, Vivien W. Chan, Joerg Kaufmann, Hong Xin, Giulia C. Kennedy, Greg Harrowe, Hamiduddin Khoja, Venkatakrishna Shyamala
  • Patent number: 7855058
    Abstract: A human gene encoding a novel cyclin-dependent kinase termed hPNQALRE and its expression products can be used to provide reagents and methods for detecting neoplasia. Compositions and methods for treating proliferative disorders and neoplasia are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2007
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2010
    Assignee: Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics, Inc.
    Inventor: Christoph Reinhard