Patents by Inventor David C. Weaver

David C. Weaver 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: 10599034
    Abstract: A three-dimensional (ā€œ3Dā€) structure for handling fluids, a fluid handling device containing the 3D structure, and a method of making the 3D structure. The method includes providing a composite photoresist material that includes: (a) a first layer devoid of a hydrophobicity agent and (b) at least a second layer comprising the hydrophobicity agent. The composite photoresist material is devoid of an adhesion promotion layer between layers of the composite photoresist material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: Funai Electric Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: David L. Bernard, Christopher A. Craft, David C. Graham, Sean T. Weaver
  • Patent number: 10377677
    Abstract: Generally, the instant disclosure relates to fertilizer compositions and methods of making and using the same. More specifically, the instant disclosure relates to blast suppressant and/or blast resistant ammonium nitrate fertilizer compositions, as well as methods of making and using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: Alcoa USA Corp.
    Inventors: Mark L. Weaver, Kyle A. Crum, Judodine Nichols, David F. Iwig, Steven C. Orkis, Gerald E. Carkin, Deniz Gencaga, Stephen P. Sunday, Ian Ross Harrison, John R. Smith, Shannon I. Parks, Mikhail Gershenzon
  • Patent number: 9744171
    Abstract: Positive allosteric modulators of melanocortin receptors, especially allosteric potentiators of the receptors MC3R and MC4R are described herein. Also provided are pharmaceutical compositions containing the positive allosteric modulators and methods of treating obesity or an obesity-related disorder such as type 2 diabetes, comprising administering an effective amount of the positive allosteric modulator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2017
    Assignee: Vanderbilt University
    Inventors: Roger D. Cone, Julien A. Sebag, Jacques Pantel, Savannah Y. Williams, David C. Weaver, Gary A. Sulikowski, Craig W. Lindsley, Padma S. Portonova, Chao Zhang
  • Publication number: 20150018371
    Abstract: Positive allosteric modulators of melanocortin receptors, especially allosteric potentiators of the receptors MC3R and MC4R are described herein. Also provided are pharmaceutical compositions containing the positive allosteric modulators and methods of treating obesity or an obesity-related disorder such as type 2 diabetes, comprising administering an effective amount of the positive allosteric modulator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2013
    Publication date: January 15, 2015
    Inventors: Roger D. Cone, Julien A. Sebag, Jacques Pantel, Savannah Y. Williams, David C. Weaver, Gary A. Sulikowski, Craig W. Lindsley, Padma S. Portonova, Chao Zhang
  • Patent number: 5627340
    Abstract: A plastic floor box assembly for use with electrical raceways installed in concrete floors, having a plastic box, an activation ring, a cover plate for retaining an electrical outlet, and an outlet cover securable to the cover plate. The activation ring is secured within the open top of the floor box by a plurality of retaining clips, having barbs extending outwardly and upwardly therefrom. The barbs allow easy insertion of the activation ring into the box, while preventing withdrawal. In a second embodiment designed for use in tile floors, a pair of support clips are also provided on the activation ring to prevent over-insertion of the ring into the box.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 1994
    Date of Patent: May 6, 1997
    Assignee: Thomas & Betts Corporation
    Inventors: Donald E. Smith, David C. Weaver, Timothy S. Bowman
  • Patent number: 4575876
    Abstract: This invention involves a coat with a built-in-sleeping bag. The sleeping bag is attached to an ordinary jacket in place of the back coat lining. When not in use, the sleeping bag is folded inconspicuously inside the back of the coat. When the need arises, the bag may be unfolded and used as a conventional sleeping bag or as a coat-sleeping bag combination whereby the coat's sleeves are used in a normal fashion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 1984
    Date of Patent: March 18, 1986
    Inventor: David C. Weaver