Patents by Inventor David A. Baker

David A. Baker 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: 20200202697
    Abstract: A presence detection system has at least one presence sensing monitor. The presence sensing monitor has a motion sensor detecting moving objects in an area being monitored by the presence detection system. A thermal image sensor provides a thermal image of the area being monitored by the presence detection system. A processor receives and analyzes signals from the motion sensor and the thermal image sensor to determine a presence of an individual in the area being monitored. The presence sensing monitor has a transmitter. The presence detection system has a monitoring and reporting device wirelessly coupled to the presence sensing monitor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2019
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Inventors: DAVID GIRLE, MURRAY BAKER
  • Patent number: 10688330
    Abstract: A genetically modified polypeptide is disclosed which comprises an amino acid sequence of phosphotriesterase (PTE) having at least twice the catalytic efficiency for a V-type nerve agent as a polypeptide which consists of the sequence as set forth in SEQ ID NO: 1, when assayed under identical conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignees: Yeda Research and Development Co. Ltd., University of Washington
    Inventors: Dan S. Tawfik, Haim Leader, Yaacov Ashani, Izhack Cherny, Moshe Goldsmith, Per Jr. Greisen, Sagar D. Khare, Gustav Oberdorfer, David Baker, Sarel Fleishman, Adi Goldenzweig, Nidhi Aggarwal
  • Publication number: 20200195515
    Abstract: Virtual machine server clusters are managed using self-healing and dynamic optimization to achieve closed-loop automation. The technique uses adaptive thresholding to develop actionable quality metrics for benchmarking and anomaly detection. Real-time analytics are used to determine the root cause of KPI violations and to locate impact areas. Self-healing and dynamic optimization rules are able to automatically correct common issues via no-touch automation in which finger-pointing between operations staff is prevalent, resulting in consolidation, flexibility and reduced deployment time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2020
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Inventors: Chen-Yui Yang, David H. Lu, Scott Baker, Anthony M. Srdar, Gabriel Bourge
  • Patent number: 10683527
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides activated formylglycine-generating enzymes (FGE), methods of producing activated FGE, and their use in methods of producing a protein comprising a formylglycine (FGly) residue. The methods of producing activated FGE, as well as methods of use of activated FGE in producing FGly-containing proteins, include both cell-based and cell-free methods. Compositions and kits that find use, e.g., in practicing the methods of the present disclosure are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: R.P. Scherer Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: David Rabuka, Gregory W. deHart, Patrick Holder, Jeanne Baker
  • Publication number: 20200175830
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention are directed to recoilers, merchandise security systems, and methods for displaying and protecting an article of merchandise from theft. In one example, the merchandise security system includes a sensor configured to be secured to the article of merchandise and a base for removably supporting the sensor and the item of merchandise thereon. The system also includes a recoiler operably coupled to the sensor. The recoiler includes a rotatable member defining a helical recess. The system further includes a cable configured to connect to the sensor and to be unwound from and wound on the rotatable member as the cable is extended and retracted. The cable is configured to be extended from the recoiler in response to the sensor being lifted off of the base, and the cable is configured to be retracted into the recoiler in response to the sensor being moved to a seated position on the base.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2020
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Inventors: David N. Berglund, Kyle Baker, Robert Bisesti
  • Publication number: 20200168293
    Abstract: Computer-implemented methods of designing an antibody that will bind to a target epitope are disclosed. In one arrangement, the method comprises identifying one or more hotspot residues that will each bind to a corresponding one of one or more hotspot sites on the target epitope. Candidate antibody structures are selected from a database such that characteristic atoms within the antibody structure and hotspot characteristic atoms can be superimposed computationally with an averaged spatial deviation less than a predetermined threshold. A designed antibody is generated by replacing matching residues with different residues such that a predicted affinity is increased.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 1, 2016
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Inventors: Terence Seward Baker, Xiaofeng Liu, Jiye Shi, Richard David Taylor
  • Patent number: 10641363
    Abstract: A lawn mower (10) may include a blade housing (20), an engine (30), a mobility assembly (310); and a drive system (300). The engine (30) may be operably coupled to the blade housing (20) and configured to selectively rotate a drive shaft (130). The mobility assembly (310) may include a first set of wheels (40, 42) and be selectively operably coupled to the engine (30) to provide mobility of the lawn mower responsive at least in part to operation of the engine (30). The drive system (300) may include a first transmission (110, 120), a flexible driving member (100), a disengagement assembly (116), and a remote actuator. The a disengagement assembly (116) may include a latching lever (125), where the latching lever (125) is configured to switch the first transmission (110, 120) between a disengaged mode and an engaged mode, and where the latching lever (125) is configured to move between a disengaged position corresponding to the disengaged mode and an engaged position corresponding to the engaged mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: HUSQVARNA AB
    Inventor: David Baker
  • Patent number: 10632780
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a watermark formation element for forming watermarks in paper, a cylinder mould cover comprising such a watermark formation element, a method of making such a cylinder mould cover, a method of making paper using such a cylinder mould cover and paper made thereby. The watermark formation element has an integrated body comprising a watermark forming surface, which has one or more watermark forming regions, and a drainage surface. A plurality of drainage channels extend from front surface apertures in the watermark forming surface to the drainage surface. At least some of the front surface apertures are shaped to define at least one of an alphanumeric, a symbol or a pictorial image. A filter layer located between the watermark forming surface and the drainage surface having filter layer apertures which have a maximum width which is less than a smallest width of the front surface apertures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: PORTALS DE LA RUE LIMITED
    Inventors: Malcolm Paul Baker, Christian David Paul Clark
  • Publication number: 20200123521
    Abstract: The invention provides compositions and methods for treating celiac sprue.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 22, 2019
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Inventors: Justin Bloomfield SIEGEL, David BAKER, Ingrid Swanson PULTZ
  • Publication number: 20200109387
    Abstract: Polypeptides, and methods for their use, are disclosed that have an amino acid sequence at least 75% identical to the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO:1, are provided, wherein (a) the polypeptide degrades a PFQPQLPY (SEQ ID NO: 140) peptide and/or a PFPQPQQPF (SEQ ID NO: 68) at pH 4; (b) residue 467 is Ser, residue 267 is Glu, and residue 271 is Asp; and (c) the polypeptide comprises an amino acid change from SEQ ID NO: 1 at one or more residues selected from the group consisting of 221, 262E, 268, 269, 270, 319A, 320, 354E/Q/R/Y, 358S/Q/T, 368F/Q, 399, 402, 406, 424, 449, 461, 463, 105, 171, 172, 173, 174, and 456.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2019
    Publication date: April 9, 2020
    Inventors: Ingrid Swanson PULTZ, Clancey WOLF, Justin Bloomfield SIEGEL, Christine Elaine TINBERG, Lance STEWART, David BAKER
  • Patent number: 10613211
    Abstract: In some aspects, the disclosure is directed to methods and systems for virtual angle-of-arrival (AoA) or angle-of-departure (AoD) tracking for virtually tracking multiple Targets. The wireless devices (e.g. Tracker and Targets) may participate in a mesh configuration and share data within the mesh. A first device may purport to be a virtual tracker, while acting as an AoA or Angle of Departure (AoD) Target. The devices being tracked (e.g. virtual targets), may instead operate as Trackers. Processor- and energy-intensive calculations may be distributed to the virtual targets and transmitted via the mesh for aggregation at the virtual tracker.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: Avago Technologies International Sales Pte. Limited
    Inventors: Angel Polo, Mike David Herndon, Tom F. Baker
  • Patent number: 10613553
    Abstract: A valved manifold module is constructed and arranged to be readily connected in a chain with similar modules to form a manifold assembly. The modular apparatus allows for expansion or modification of the manifold assembly to suit applications that comprise a group of pneumatically or hydraulically driven pumps, valves or combinations thereof in a liquid flow control apparatus. The valved manifold module can be configured to accept a group of four substantially identical valve assemblies, and can be controlled by a local controller mounted to the manifold module, thus forming an independently programmable valved manifold module. The resulting modular system is expandable to allow for coordinated operations of a liquid flow control system, using substantially independent controller functions originating at the manifold assembly level.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: DEKA Products Limited Partnership
    Inventors: Dirk A. van der Merwe, Timothy D. Moreau, Richard J. Lanigan, Michael A. Baker, David Blumberg, Jr.
  • Patent number: 10609898
    Abstract: An animal food dispenser, includes a base portion and a roller portion. The base portion has first and second upwardly extending members. The roller portion has an opening, and is configured to be held by the upwardly extending members such that the roller portion is capable of freely rotating and dispensing food through the opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: DOSKOCIL MANUFACTURING COMPANY, INC.
    Inventors: David Simon, David Veness, Nicholas Baker
  • Patent number: 10616070
    Abstract: Virtual machine server clusters are managed using self-healing and dynamic optimization to achieve closed-loop automation. The technique uses adaptive thresholding to develop actionable quality metrics for benchmarking and anomaly detection. Real-time analytics are used to determine the root cause of KPI violations and to locate impact areas. Self-healing and dynamic optimization rules are able to automatically correct common issues via no-touch automation in which finger-pointing between operations staff is prevalent, resulting in consolidation, flexibility and reduced deployment time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P.
    Inventors: Chen-Yui Yang, David H. Lu, Scott Baker, Anthony M. Srdar, Gabriel Bourge
  • Publication number: 20200085752
    Abstract: The present invention relates generally to abuse-deterrent formulations containing dextroamphetamine sulfate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 11, 2019
    Publication date: March 19, 2020
    Inventors: Yaron Daniely, David Baker, Hanna Ron, David Siner
  • Publication number: 20200080030
    Abstract: This invention relates to novel whitening agents for cellulosic substrates. The whitening agents are comprised of at least two components: at least one chromophore component and at least one polymeric component. Suitable chromophore components generally fluoresce blue, red, violet, or purple color when exposed to ultraviolet light, or they may absorb light to reflect these same shades. The whitening agents are further characterized by having a dispersion component value of the Hansen Solubility Parameter of less than or equal to about 17 MPa0.5. This invention also relates to laundry care compositions including but not limited to liquid and/or powder laundry detergent formulations and rinse added fabric softening (RAFS) compositions that comprise such whitening agents.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 19, 2019
    Publication date: March 12, 2020
    Inventors: Eugene Steven SADLOWSKI, Mark Robert SIVIK, Michael David CUMMINGS, Donna D'Angelo MORRALL, Kevin Lee KOTT, Keith Homer BAKER, Brian Joseph LOUGHNANE, Michael A. VALENTI, Laurent D. KEIKEN, Xiayong Michael HONG, Eduardo TORRES, Dominick J. VALENTI, Patrick D. MOORE, Leonard J. STARKS
  • Publication number: 20200076591
    Abstract: Systems and methods for encrypting and decrypting data during an active data communication are disclosed. In one embodiment, seed data is received. A number of first seed bits are extracted from the seed data. The extracted first seed bits is used to index into a first index location of first one-time pad (OTP) data and obtain system setup random data from the first OTP data. System configuration information including a number of cipher parameters is defined based on the system setup random data, where the number of cipher parameters includes encryption cipher parameters and decryption cipher parameters. The data is encrypted or decrypted based, respectively, at least on the encryption cipher parameters or the decryption cipher parameters to generate encrypted data or decrypted data respectively.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 5, 2018
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Inventors: Peter David Baker, Susan L. Baker
  • Patent number: 10581371
    Abstract: A design is described for solar panel that allows for modular installation and efficient removal of panels irrespective of the panel's relative location in an array arrangement. A system is provided that includes a plurality of modular panels (such as solar power panels). These panels are rimmed by frames featuring one or more exterior-facing, grooved channels. A first channel—which may be used to mount the panel, and which replaces traditional railing installation systems—and a second channel that is configured to allow movement of one or more panel splices used to secure the panels together. Integrated electrical connection interfaces are provided on opposite side surfaces of the frames to couple with the electrical connection interfaces of adjacent panels to establish an electrical path between them.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: SPICE SOLAR, INC.
    Inventors: Barry Cinnamon, Wilson Leong, David Baker
  • Patent number: 10559176
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention are directed to recoilers, merchandise security systems, and methods for displaying and protecting an article of merchandise from theft. In one example, the merchandise security system includes a sensor configured to be secured to the article of merchandise and a base for removably supporting the sensor and the item of merchandise thereon. The system also includes a recoiler operably coupled to the sensor. The recoiler includes a rotatable member defining a helical recess. The system further includes a cable configured to connect to the sensor and to be unwound from and wound on the rotatable member as the cable is extended and retracted. The cable is configured to be extended from the recoiler in response to the sensor being lifted off of the base, and the cable is configured to be retracted into the recoiler in response to the sensor being moved to a seated position on the base.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignee: InVue Security Products Inc.
    Inventors: David N. Berglund, Kyle Baker, Robert Bisesti
  • Publication number: 20200042050
    Abstract: An internal component and external interface arrangement for a cylindrical compact computing system is described that includes at least a structural heat sink having triangular shape disposed within a cylindrical volume defined by a cylindrical housing. A computing engine having a generally triangular shape is described having internal components that include a graphics processing unit (GPU) board, a central processing unit (CPU) board, an input/output (I/O) interface board, an interconnect board, and a power supply unit (PSU).
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 16, 2019
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Inventors: Brett W. DEGNER, Caitlin Elizabeth KALINOWSKI, Richard D. KOSOGLOW, Joshua D. BANKO, David H. NARAJOWSKI, Jonathan L. BERK, Michael E. LECLERC, Michael D. MCBROOM, Asif IQBAL, Paul S. MICHELSEN, Mark K. SIN, Paul A. BAKER, Harold L. SONTAG, Wai Ching YUEN, Matthew P. CASEBOLT, Kevin S. FETTERMAN, Alexander C. CALKINS, Daniel L. MCBROOM