Patents by Inventor David O'Farrell

David O'Farrell 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: 20190290445
    Abstract: Bone plates for engaging bone members are described herein. The bone plates can receive one or more screws to secure the bone plates to an underlying bone member. The one or more screws can be inserted into bone plate holes that can be considered locking or non-locking. The bone plates described herein can have particular combinations of locking and/or non-locking holes. In addition, instruments such as distal and proximal aiming guides can accompany the bone plates to guide one or more screws into the bone plates.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2019
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Inventors: David Lowry, Desmond O'Farrell, Scott Tuinstra, Roger Veldman
  • Patent number: 10357374
    Abstract: Bone plates for engaging bone members are described herein. The bone plates can receive one or more screws to secure the bone plates to an underlying bone member. The one or more screws can be inserted into bone plate holes that can be considered locking or non-locking. The bone plates described herein can have particular combinations of locking and/or non-locking holes. In addition, instruments such as distal and proximal aiming guides can accompany the bone plates to guide one or more screws into the bone plates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: Globus Medical, Inc.
    Inventors: David Lowry, Desmond O'Farrell, Scott Tuinstra, Roger Veldman
  • Publication number: 20190147367
    Abstract: In one embodiment, in accordance with the present invention, a method, computer program product, and system for performing actions based on captured interpersonal interactions during a meeting is provided. One or more computer processors capture the interpersonal interactions between people in a physical space during a period of time, using machine learning algorithms to detect the interpersonal interactions and a state of each person based on vision and audio sensors in the physical space. The one or more computer processors analyze and categorize the interactions and state of each person, and tag representations of each person with the respectively analyzed and categorized interactions and states of the respective person over the period of time. The one or more computer processors then take an action based on the analysis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2017
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Inventors: Rachel K. E. Bellamy, Jonathan H. Connell, II, Robert G. Farrell, Brian P. Gaucher, Jonathan Lenchner, David O. S. Melville, Valentina Salapura
  • Patent number: 8890412
    Abstract: An electrode tile configuration is disclosed. The tile has contoured edges dimensioned to control any coupling effects. A plurality of tiles in a matrix configuration is also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 18, 2014
    Assignee: Dublin City University
    Inventors: Albert Rogers Ellingboe, David O'Farrell, Tomasz Michna
  • Publication number: 20120001549
    Abstract: An electrode tile configuration is disclosed. The tile has contoured edges dimensioned to control any coupling effects. A plurality of tiles in a matrix configuration is also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 8, 2010
    Publication date: January 5, 2012
    Applicant: PHIVE PLASMA TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED
    Inventors: Albert Rogers Ellingboe, David O'Farrell, Tomasz Michna
  • Publication number: 20090037735
    Abstract: A system and method for delivering a secure message to the desktop of a computer for a user. The system comprises polling a server to determine if any messages are waiting for the user. The polling includes providing and authenticating security credentials associated with the user. If a message is waiting on the server, a notification is generated on the computer of the user. A portion of the message may be delivered to the desktop as part of the notification. The message is encrypted with a public-private key pair associated with the user and delivered to the desktop of the computer. The communication link between the computer and the server may comprise a secure channel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 1, 2007
    Publication date: February 5, 2009
    Inventors: David O'Farrell, Cuneyt Karul, Michael Vamvakaris