Patents by Inventor Christopher John Young

Christopher John Young 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: 10751686
    Abstract: A method is described for preparing a sorbent comprising the steps of: (i) mixing together a particulate copper sulphide material and a particulate calcined rehydratable alumina, (ii) shaping the mixture, and (iii) drying the shaped mixture to form a dried sorbent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: Johnson Matthey Public Limited Company
    Inventors: Matthew James Evans, Matthew David Gwydion Lunn, Martin Graham Partridge, Christopher John Young
  • Patent number: 10751688
    Abstract: A method is described for preparing a sorbent comprising the steps of: (i) forming agglomerates comprising a particulate support material, (ii) coating the agglomerates with a coating mixture powder comprising a particulate copper sulphide and a particulate calcined, rehydratable alumina to form a coated agglomerate, and (iii) drying the coated agglomerate to form a dried sorbent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: Johnson Matthey Public Limited Company
    Inventors: Matthew James Evans, Matthew David Gwydion Lunn, Martin Graham Partridge, Christopher John Young
  • Patent number: 10722833
    Abstract: A process is described for removing halogen compounds, particularly chlorine compounds, from a process fluid, comprising the steps of (i) passing a process fluid containing hydrogen halide over a first sorbent to remove hydrogen halide and generate a hydrogen halide depleted process fluid and then, (ii) passing the hydrogen halide depleted process fluid over a second different sorbent to remove organic halide compounds therefrom. A purification system suitable for removing hydrogen halide and organic halide compounds from process fluids is also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: Johnson Matthey Public Limited Company
    Inventors: Colin Baptist, Claire Cahill, Matthew John Cousins, David Davis, Michelle Taylor Wilson, Christopher John Young
  • Patent number: 10728642
    Abstract: A portable case for storing hearing assistance devices is described that includes at least one retention structure configured to retain at least part of a hearing assistance device, one or more communication units configured to exchange information between the portable case and one or more external devices, and at least one processor. The processor is configured to: detect when the at least one retention structure shares an electrical connection with the at least part of the hearing assistance device that is retained by the at least one retention structure; and responsive to receiving data, from the hearing assistance device, via the electrical connection, while the at least part of the hearing assistance device is retained by the at least one retention structure, cause the one or more communication units to communicate with exchange the information data between the portable case and the one or more external devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: Starkey Laboratories, Inc.
    Inventors: Jeffrey Paul Solum, Yoshi Kasahara, Christopher D. Young, Gregory John Haubrich, Preetham Varghese
  • Patent number: 10669279
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to compounds of Formula I: or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein the substituents R1, R3, R6, R7, and b are as defined herein. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising the compounds, methods of treatment using the compounds, and methods of preparing the compounds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: Pfizer Inc.
    Inventors: Thomas Allen Chappie, Nandini Chaturbhai Patel, Matthew Merrill Hayward, Christopher John Helal, Simone Sciabola, Erik Alphie LaChapelle, Joseph Michael Young, Patrick Robert Verhoest
  • Patent number: 10659859
    Abstract: A portable case for storing and charging hearing assistance devices is described. The portable case includes at least one retention structure configured to retain at least part of a hearing assistance device, an energy storage device, a charging circuitry electrically coupled to the energy storage device. The at least one processor is configured to detect when the at least one retention structure retains the at least part of the hearing assistance device, and responsive to detecting the at least one retention structure retaining the at least part of the hearing assistance device, cause the charging circuitry to charge, via an electrical connection shared by the at least part of the hearing assistance device and the charging circuitry, a power source of the hearing assistance device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: Starkey Laboratories, Inc.
    Inventors: Jeffrey Paul Solum, Yoshi Kasahara, Christopher D. Young, Gregory JOhn Haubrich, Preetham Varghese
  • Patent number: 10589253
    Abstract: A method is described for preparing a sorbent including the steps of: (i) mixing together a particulate copper sulphide material, a particulate support material and one or more binders, (ii) shaping the mixture, and (iii) drying the shaped mixture to form a dried sorbent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: Johnson Matthey Public Limited Company
    Inventors: Matthew James Evans, Matthew David Gwydion Lunn, Martin Graham Partridge, Christopher John Young
  • Publication number: 20190381255
    Abstract: An automatic injector dispenses a predetermined dose of medicament without a user having to manually force the needle into an injection site. The automatic injector includes a needle cover having a locked retracted position with respect to the injector housing prior to a medicament dispensing operation. The needle cover is operative to engage an injection site prior to a medicament dispensing operation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2019
    Publication date: December 19, 2019
    Inventors: Matthew Egerton Young, Sophie Rebecca Raven, Christopher John Hurlstone, Craig Malcolm Rochford, Colin James Mathews, John G. Wilmot, Robert L. Hill
  • Publication number: 20190352343
    Abstract: The invention relates to protein ligation technologies, purified or recombinant peptides, methods for making peptides and proteins with covalent bonds including reversible covalent bonds such as reversible intermolecular covalent bonds, and uses thereof. In particular, this invention relates to intermolecular ester bonds, particularly reversible ester bonds between the hydroxyl and amide groups of amino acid side chains present in recombinant chimeric peptides and proteins and the use of such peptides and proteins in protein engineering, for example in the preparation of multimeric protein complexes, including functionalised multimeric protein complexes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2017
    Publication date: November 21, 2019
    Inventors: Christopher John SQUIRE, Edward Neill BAKER, Paul Gary YOUNG, Yuliana YOSAATMADJA
  • Publication number: 20190322674
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to compounds of Formula I: or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein the substituents R1, R3, R6, R7, and b are as defined herein. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising the compounds, methods of treatment using the compounds, and methods of preparing the compounds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2019
    Publication date: October 24, 2019
    Inventors: Thomas Allen Chappie, Nandini Chaturbhai Patel, Matthew Merrill Hayward, Christopher John Helal, Simone Sciabola, Erik Alphie LaChapelle, Joseph Michael Young, Patrick Robert Verhoest
  • Publication number: 20190268705
    Abstract: A hearing assistance system is described that includes a hearable device and a portable case. The hearable device includes an in-ear portion coupled via a tether to a behind-ear portion. The portable case is configured to store and charge at least the behind-ear portion of the hearable device, and includes a retention structure configured to retain the behind-ear portion. At least one processor within the portable case is communicatively coupled with at least one processor of the behind-ear portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 19, 2018
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Inventors: Jeffrey Paul Solum, Yoshi Kasahara, Christopher D. Young, Gregory John Haubrich, Preetham Varghese
  • Publication number: 20190268706
    Abstract: A hearing assistance device is described that includes: a behind-ear portion including a rechargeable energy source and a processor. The hearing assistance device further includes an in-ear portion including a processor, a microphone, and a speaker. The hearing assistant device further includes a tether configured to transmit electrical energy from the rechargeable energy source to the in-ear portion and communicatively couple the processor of the behind-ear portion with the processor of the in-ear portion. processor of the behind-ear portion and the processor of the in-ear portion communicate via the tether using a first communication protocol and the processor of the behind-ear portion and a processor of an external computing device communicate outside the tether using a second communication protocol that is different than or same as the first communication protocol.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 19, 2018
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Inventors: Jeffrey Paul Solum, Yoshi Kasahara, Christopher D. Young, Gregory John Haubrich, Preetham Varghese
  • Publication number: 20190268703
    Abstract: A portable case for storing hearing assistance devices is described that includes at least one retention structure configured to retain at least part of a hearing assistance device, one or more communication units configured to exchange information between the portable case and one or more external devices, and at least one processor. The processor is configured to: detect when the at least one retention structure shares an electrical connection with the at least part of the hearing assistance device that is retained by the at least one retention structure; and responsive to receiving data, from the hearing assistance device, via the electrical connection, while the at least part of the hearing assistance device is retained by the at least one retention structure, cause the one or more communication units to communicate with exchange the information data between the portable case and the one or more external devices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 19, 2018
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Inventors: Jeffrey Paul Solum, Yoshi Kasahara, Christopher D. Young, Gregory John Haubrich, Preetham Varghese
  • Publication number: 20190268680
    Abstract: A portable case for storing and charging hearing assistance devices is described. The portable case includes at least one retention structure configured to retain at least part of a hearing assistance device, an energy storage device, a charging circuitry electrically coupled to the energy storage device. The at least one processor is configured to detect when the at least one retention structure retains the at least part of the hearing assistance device, and responsive to detecting the at least one retention structure retaining the at least part of the hearing assistance device, cause the charging circuitry to charge, via an electrical connection shared by the at least part of the hearing assistance device and the charging circuitry, a power source of the hearing assistance device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 19, 2018
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Inventors: Jeffrey Paul Solum, Yoshi Kasahara, Christopher D. Young, Gregory John Haubrich, Preetham Varghese
  • Patent number: 10272413
    Abstract: A method is described for preparing a sorbent comprising the steps of: (i) mixing together an inert particulate support material and one or more binders to form a support mixture, (ii) shaping the support mixture by granulation in a granulator to form agglomerates, (iii) coating the agglomerates with a coating mixture powder comprising a particulate copper sulphide and one or more binders to form a coated agglomerate, and (iv) drying the coated agglomerate to form a dried sorbent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: Johnson Matthey Public Limited Company
    Inventors: Matthew James Evans, Matthew David Gwydion Lunn, Martin Graham Partridge, Christopher John Young
  • Patent number: 10252211
    Abstract: A process for removing halogen compounds, particularly chlorine compounds, from a process fluid, includes the steps of (i) passing a process fluid containing hydrogen halide over a first sorbent to remove hydrogen halide and generate a hydrogen halide depleted process fluid and then, (ii) passing the hydrogen halide depleted process fluid over a second different sorbent to remove organic halide compounds therefrom. A purification system suitable for removing hydrogen halide and organic halide compounds from process fluids is also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: Johnson Matthey Public Limited Company
    Inventors: Colin Baptist, Claire Cahill, Matthew John Cousins, David Davis, Michelle Taylor Wilson, Christopher John Young
  • Publication number: 20190009206
    Abstract: A process is described for removing halogen compounds, particularly chlorine compounds, from a process fluid, comprising the steps of (i) passing a process fluid containing hydrogen halide over a first sorbent to remove hydrogen halide and generate a hydrogen halide depleted process fluid and then, (ii) passing the hydrogen halide depleted process fluid over a second different sorbent to remove organic halide compounds therefrom. A purification system suitable for removing hydrogen halide and organic halide compounds from process fluids is also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2018
    Publication date: January 10, 2019
    Inventors: Colin Baptist, Claire Cahill, Matthew John Cousins, David Davis, Michelle Taylor Wilson, Christopher John Young
  • Publication number: 20180161753
    Abstract: A method is described for preparing a sorbent comprising the steps of: (i) forming agglomerates comprising a particulate support material, (ii) coating the agglomerates with a coating mixture powder comprising a particulate copper sulphide and a particulate calcined, rehydratable alumina to form a coated agglomerate, and (iii) drying the coated agglomerate to form a dried sorbent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 5, 2016
    Publication date: June 14, 2018
    Inventors: Matthew James EVANS, Matthew David Gwydion LUNN, Martin Graham PARTRIDGE, Christopher John YOUNG
  • Publication number: 20180161752
    Abstract: A method is described for preparing a sorbent comprising the steps of: (i) mixing together a particulate copper sulphide material and a particulate calcined rehydratable alumina, (ii) shaping the mixture, and (iii) drying the shaped mixture to form a dried sorbent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 5, 2016
    Publication date: June 14, 2018
    Inventors: Matthew James EVANS, Matthew David Gwydion LUNN, Martin Graham PARTRIDGE, Christopher John YOUNG
  • Patent number: 9919286
    Abstract: A method is described for preparing a sorbent including the steps of: (i) mixing together an inert particulate support material and one or more binders to form a support mixture, (ii) shaping the support mixture by granulation in a granulator to form agglomerates, (iii) coating the agglomerates with a coating mixture powder including a particulate copper sulphide and one or more binders to form a coated agglomerate, and (iv) drying the coated agglomerate to form a dried sorbent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 20, 2018
    Assignee: Johnson Matthey Public Limited Company
    Inventors: Matthew James Evans, Matthew David Gwydion Lunn, Martin Graham Partridge, Christopher John Young