Patents by Inventor David Spencer

David Spencer 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: 20210064961
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for processing inputs using antisymmetric neural networks.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 3, 2020
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Inventors: David Benjamin Pfau, James Spencer, Alexander Graeme de Garis Matthews
  • Patent number: 10934346
    Abstract: The technology relates generally to the field of immunology and relates in part to methods for activating cells, including for example T cells and T cells that express chimeric antigen receptors, using an inducible chimeric polypeptide including CD40, MyD88, or CD40 and MyD88 polypeptides. The technology further relates in part to therapeutic methods for inducing an immune response and treating tumors in a patient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: Bellicum Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Inventors: Aaron Edward Foster, David Spencer, Matthew Robert Collinson-Pautz, Kevin Slawin
  • Patent number: 10918705
    Abstract: The technology relates generally to the field of immunology and relates in part to methods for activating T cells and other cells resulting in an immune response against a target antigen. The technology also relates to costimulation of therapeutic cells that express chimeric antigen receptors that recognize target antigens using chimeric MyD88- and CD40-derived polypeptides. The technology further relates in part to therapeutic cells that express chimeric antigen receptors, wherein the chimeric antigen receptors have an endodomain that includes MyD88- and CD40-derived polypeptides, and methods for treating patients using the modified therapeutic cells.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: Bellicum Pharmaceutics, Inc.
    Inventors: David Spencer, Aaron Edward Foster, Kevin Slawin
  • Publication number: 20210022400
    Abstract: Described is an aerosol provision device for generating aerosol for user inhalation, the aerosol provision device including a first aerosol generating area and a second aerosol generating area each for receiving an aerosol precursor material; a mouthpiece from which a user inhales generated aerosol during use, wherein the mouthpiece comprises first and second mouthpiece openings; a first pathway extending from the first aerosol generating area to the first mouthpiece opening for transporting a first aerosol generated from the aerosol precursor material in the first aerosol generating area; and a second pathway extending from the second aerosol generating area chamber to the second mouthpiece opening for transporting a second aerosol generated from the aerosol precursor material in the second aerosol generating area, wherein the first and second pathways are physically isolated from one another to prevent mixing of the first and second aerosols as the first and second aerosols are transported along the respect
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2018
    Publication date: January 28, 2021
    Inventors: Connor BRUTON, Colin DICKENS, Patrick MOLONEY, Anton KORUS, Alfred Vincent SPENCER, Kevin David BLICK, Anna AZZOPARDI, Richard HEPWORTH
  • Patent number: 10888608
    Abstract: The technology relates generally to the field of immunology and relates in part to methods for activating T cells and other cells resulting in an immune response against a target antigen. The technology also relates to costimulation of therapeutic cells that express chimeric antigen receptors that recognize target antigens using chimeric MyD88- and CD40-derived polypeptides. The technology further relates in part to therapeutic cells that express chimeric antigen receptors, wherein the chimeric antigen receptors have an endodomain that includes MyD88- and CD40-derived polypeptides, and methods for treating patients using the modified therapeutic cells.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: Bellicum Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Inventors: David Spencer, Aaron Edward Foster, Kevin Slawin
  • Publication number: 20210002431
    Abstract: A polyolefin-polydiorganosiloxane block copolymer may be prepared by hydrosilylation reaction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2019
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Inventors: Steven Swier, Phillip Hustad, David Devore, Zachary Kean, Liam Spencer, Jordan Reddel, Bethany Neilson, John Bernard Horstman, Ken Kawamoto, Jerzy Klosin
  • Publication number: 20200405432
    Abstract: In some embodiments, an apparatus can include a robotic arm cart for transporting, delivering, and securing robotic arms to a surgical table having a table top on which a patient can be disposed. The arm cart can include an arm container and a base. The arm container can be configured to receive and contain one or more robotic arms. The arm cart can include a first coupling member configured to engage with a second coupling member associated with a surgical table such that, when the first coupling member is engaged with the second coupling member, the one or more robotic arms can be releasably coupled with the surgical table. The arm cart can provide for movement of the one or more robotic arms in at least one of a lateral, longitudinal, or vertical direction relative to the table top prior to the securement of the one or more robotic arms to the surgical table.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2020
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Inventors: Richard William TIMM, David James CAGLE, Seung Mo LIM, Jacob Spencer GEE, Omar J. VAKHARIA, Clinton DENLINGER
  • Publication number: 20200407512
    Abstract: A polyolefin-polydiorganosiloxane block copolymer may be prepared by Piers-Rubinsztajn reaction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2019
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Inventors: Steven Swier, Phillip Hustad, David Devore, Zachary Kean, Liam Spencer, Jordan Reddel, Bethany Neilson, John Bernard Horstman, Ken Kawamoto
  • Publication number: 20200384220
    Abstract: Described is an aerosol provision device for generating aerosol from a plurality of aerosol generating areas each configured to receive an aerosol precursor material, wherein the aerosol provision device includes a power source for providing power to a first atomizing element configured to generate aerosol from a first aerosol precursor material present in the first aerosol generating area and to a second atomizing element configured to generate aerosol from a second aerosol precursor material present in a second aerosol generating area; and power distribution circuitry configured to distribute power between the first and second atomizing elements based on at least one parameter of aerosol precursor material currently present in the first and second aerosol generating areas respectively.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2018
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Inventors: Connor BRUTON, Colin DICKENS, Patrick MOLONEY, Anton KORUS, Alfred Vincent SPENCER, Kevin David BLICK, Lisa HARVEY
  • Publication number: 20200383380
    Abstract: An electronic vapor provision device or component therefor has two or more user controls each operable by an actuating characteristic to allow a user to alter an associated operational parameter of the device, and all the user controls share a common actuating characteristic.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 20, 2018
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Inventors: Alfred Vincent SPENCER, Kevin David BLICK, Julie Jenson BENNETT
  • Patent number: 10863528
    Abstract: A wireless device is configured to receive scheduling information at a predetermined time interval from a wireless node. The scheduling information includes a plurality of reception definitions. Each reception definition indicates a reception start time, a reception duration, and assigned frequency information. Each reception definition is derived from a wireless device identification associated with the reception definition. The wireless device is configured to receive data associated with at least one of the reception definitions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: III Holdings 1, LLC
    Inventors: Brig Barnum Elliott, David Spencer Pearson
  • Publication number: 20200376476
    Abstract: A method of enhancing a chemical reaction. The method includes providing catalyst particles with a predefined geometric shape having at least one of edges and points; and applying microwave energy to the catalyst particles, enhancing catalytic activity of the catalyst particles without increasing bulk temperature of surrounding reactants.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 1, 2020
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Applicant: United States Department of Energy
    Inventors: Dushyant Shekhawat, Mark W. Smith, David A. Berry, Christina Wildfire, Victor Abdelsayed, Michael Spencer
  • Publication number: 20200376208
    Abstract: An aerosol delivery system including a first engagement mechanism, a first power supply, and a first vaporizer, wherein the first vaporizer is arranged to selectively receive power from the first power supply to generate a first aerosol from a first aerosol precursor material for user inhalation; and a second aerosol delivery device including a second engagement mechanism, a second power supply, and a second vaporizer, wherein the second vaporizer is arranged to selectively receive power from the second power supply to generate a second aerosol from a second aerosol precursor material for user inhalation; wherein the first engagement mechanism of the first aerosol delivery device and the second engagement mechanism of the second aerosol delivery device are arranged to releasably co-engage with one another to selectively couple the first aerosol delivery device to the second aerosol delivery device so the first aerosol delivery device and the second aerosol delivery device may be used together to deliver the f
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2018
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Inventors: Alfred Vincent SPENCER, Kevin David BLICK, Julie Jenson BENNETT, Connor BRUTON, Anna AZZOPARDI
  • Publication number: 20200359684
    Abstract: Described is an aerosol provision device for generating aerosol to be inhaled by a user from a plurality of discrete aerosol generating areas each containing an aerosol generating component, the aerosol provision device including a mouthpiece from which a user inhales generated aerosol during use; a first flow pathway arranged to pass through a first aerosol generating area and fluidly connected to the mouthpiece; and a second flow pathway arranged to pass through a second aerosol generating area and fluidly connected to the mouthpiece, wherein the first and second flow pathways are each provided with a flow restriction member configured to vary the flow of air through the respective flow pathways based on the presence of an aerosol generating component in the respective aerosol generating areas in the device and/or a parameter associated with the respective aerosol generating component in the device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2018
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Inventors: Connor BRUTON, Anna AZZOPARDI, Patrick MOLONEY, Anton KORUS, Colin DICKENS, Alfred Vincent SPENCER, Lisa HARVEY, Kevin David BLICK
  • Publication number: 20200338235
    Abstract: This disclosure describes a Descemet's membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK) graft prepared using paired incisions; compositions including the incised DMEK graft; an injector including the incised DMEK graft; a viewing chamber including the incised DMEK graft, methods of preparing the incised DMEK graft; and methods of using the DMEK graft, the compositions, the injectors, and the viewing chambers including to facilitate placement of DMEK grafts during cornea transplant surgery.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2020
    Publication date: October 29, 2020
    Inventors: Joshua Honghan Hou, Peter Bedard, Jeffrey Joseph Justin, Mark Spencer Hansen, Martin de la Presa, David Ronald Hardten
  • Patent number: 10818860
    Abstract: The present invention provides a quantum dot light emitting diode comprising i) an emitting layer of at least one semiconductor nanoparticle made from semiconductor materials selected from the group consisting of Group II-VI compounds, Group II-V compounds, Group III-VI compounds, Group III-V compounds, Group IV-VI compounds, Group I-III-VI compounds, Group II-IV-VI compounds, Group II-IV-V compounds, or any combination thereof; and ii) a polymer for hole injection or hole transport layer; and the polymer comprises, as polymerized units, at least one or more monomers having a first monomer structure comprising a) a polymerizable group, b) an electroactive group with formula NAr1Ar2Ar3 wherein Ar1, Ar2 and Ar3 independently are C6-C50 aromatic substituents, and (c) a linker group connecting the polymerizable group and the electroactive group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignees: Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials LLC, Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Anatoliy N Sokolov, Brian Goodfellow, Robert David Grigg, Liam P Spencer, John W Kramer, David D Devore, Sukrit Mukhopadhyay, Peter Trefonas, III
  • Patent number: 10814674
    Abstract: A heavy-duty tire is described herein. The heavy duty tire includes a carcass, a tread located radially outward of the carcass, and a tread having a plurality of lugs. The lugs extend radially outward from an inner tread and are located between the first and second lateral tread edges. The tread further includes a first row of lugs extending from the tread lateral edge axially inwards toward the centerplane, and a second row of lugs extending from the opposite tread lateral edge and axially inwards toward the centerplane. The lugs of the first and second rows are separated by a plurality of shoulder grooves, wherein the first row of lugs are aligned with the second row of lugs, a center row of lugs located between a first and second offset lug, wherein all of the lugs in each row are aligned circumferentially. wherein said tire has a molded base width in the range of 44-50 mm. The heavy-duty tire wherein the shoulder drop ranges from 64 mm to 120.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
    Inventors: John David Wilson, Gregory Alan Schessler, Todd James Spencer, David Ray Hubbell
  • Patent number: 10796604
    Abstract: An apparatus includes a simulated medicament delivery device and an electronic circuit system coupled to the simulated medicament delivery device. The electronic circuit system is configured to output an electronic output associated with a use of the simulated medicament delivery device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: kaleo, Inc.
    Inventors: Eric S. Edwards, Evan T. Edwards, Mark J. Licata, Paul F. Meyers, T. Spencer Williamson, Kai R. Worrell, David A. Weinzierl
  • Patent number: 10792119
    Abstract: In some embodiments, an apparatus can include a robotic arm cart for transporting, delivering, and securing robotic arms to a surgical table having a table top on which a patient can be disposed. The arm cart can include an arm container and a base. The arm container can be configured to receive and contain one or more robotic arms. The arm cart can include a first coupling member configured to engage with a second coupling member associated with a surgical table such that, when the first coupling member is engaged with the second coupling member, the one or more robotic arms can be releasably coupled with the surgical table. The arm cart can provide for movement of the one or more robotic arms in at least one of a lateral, longitudinal, or vertical direction relative to the table top prior to the securement of the one or more robotic arms to the surgical table.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignees: ETHICON LLC, VERB SURGICAL INC.
    Inventors: Richard William Timm, David James Cagle, Seung Mo Lim, Jacob Spencer Gee, Omar J. Vakharia, Clinton Denlinger
  • Publication number: 20200308194
    Abstract: In some embodiments, provided herein is a process for preparing a compound of Formula I or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, as disclosed herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 16, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Inventors: Charles Todd EARY, Stacey SPENCER, Zack CRANE, Katelyn CHANDO, Sylvie ASSELIN, Weidong LIU, Mike WELCH, Adam COOK, Gabrielle R. KOLAKOWSKI, Andrew T. METCALF, David A. MORENO, Tony P. TANG