Patents by Inventor Edward Fu

Edward Fu 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: 11447713
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for the preparation of a hyperbranched polyester mixture obtainable by reacting a hydroxyl group containing carboxylic acid (B) with at least one carboxylic acid group and at least two hydroxyl groups with a diol (C) having a molecular weight of more than 100 g/mol, optionally in the presence of at least one further reactant, wherein the at least one further reactant is a polyol (A) having at least three hydroxyl groups under a reaction condition allowing ester and ether formation; and reacting the mixture resulting from step (a) with a hydrophobic carboxylic acid (D) resulting in the hyperbranched polyester mixture. The invention further relates to said hyperbranched polyester mixture and the use as wax inhibitor, as pour point depressant, as lubricant or in lubricating oils.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2022
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Anna Maria Mueller-Cristadoro, Edward Bohres, Stefan Frenzel, Xiao Fu, Felix Alexander Westerhaus, Tina Noack, Radoslaw Kierat
  • Publication number: 20220285025
    Abstract: A medical system is able to provide a symptom query interpretation and/or a disease diagnosis interpretation. The medical system includes an interface and a processor. The interface is configured for receiving an input state. The processor is coupled with the interface. The processor is configured to execute a symptom checker to select a current action, from a plurality of candidate symptom queries and a plurality of candidate disease predictions, according to the input state. In response to the current action is a first symptom query, the processor is configured to execute an interpretable module interacted with the symptom checker to generate a diagnostic tree for simulating possible diagnosis paths, and generate a symptom query interpretation about the first symptom query according to the diagnostic tree.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 2, 2022
    Publication date: September 8, 2022
    Inventors: Yu-Shao PENG, Kai-Fu TANG, Edward CHANG
  • Publication number: 20220211658
    Abstract: Provided herein are methods for treating a disorder associated with a sleep spindle deficit using a group II metabotropic glutamate receptor modulator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 8, 2020
    Publication date: July 7, 2022
    Applicants: The Broad Institute, Inc., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Inventors: Zhanyan Fu, Jennifer Q. Pan, Ayan Ghoshal, Guoping Feng, Edward Scolnick
  • Publication number: 20220193969
    Abstract: An apparatus, system, and method of forming a mold insert for an injection molding operation, comprising: providing a design of an injection mold part; analyzing, by a predictive model, the design to determine a conformal cooling arrangement for a mold insert for forming the injection mold part; and forming the mold insert including the conformal cooling arrangement.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2021
    Publication date: June 23, 2022
    Inventors: Zakary Tyler Smith, Mark Yam, Sudarshan Bharat Shetty, Andrew J. Hudak, IV, Richard Warren Blossom, Edward Fu, YenChi Chang
  • Publication number: 20210214764
    Abstract: Generation of foam when spraying biofilm-detection compositions onto a surface may entrain air and create bubbles, which lead to false positives. Aqueous biofilm-detecting compositions containing low-foaming surfactants, radical scavenger, solvent, thickener, hydrogen peroxide, chelating and coupling agent may be sprayed onto a surface to test for the presence of biofilm without generating excess bubbles or foam.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 21, 2021
    Publication date: July 15, 2021
    Inventors: Ryan Alexander Simmons, Edward Fu
  • Publication number: 20210079319
    Abstract: Ambient moisture-activatable surface treatment powders containing persalt, positively charged phase transfer agent and alkaline pH buffering may be activatable without the addition of liquid. Some ambient moisture-activatable surface treatment powders are substantially free of bleach activators and/or chlorine. Methods of use of ambient moisture activatable powders include applying them to the surfaces to be treated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2020
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Inventors: Edward Fu, Mark Wozniak, Chris Bergstrom
  • Patent number: 10927397
    Abstract: Generation of foam when spraying biofilm-detection compositions onto a surface may entrain air and create bubbles, which lead to false positives. Aqueous biofilm-detecting compositions containing low-foaming surfactants, radical scavenger, solvent, thickener, hydrogen peroxide, chelating and coupling agent may be sprayed onto a surface to test for the presence of biofilm without generating excess bubbles or foam.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: Sterilex, LLC
    Inventors: Ryan Alexander Simmons, Edward Fu
  • Patent number: 10851328
    Abstract: Ambient moisture-activatable surface treatment powders containing persalt, positively charged phase transfer agent and alkaline pH buffering may be activatable without the addition of liquid. Some ambient moisture-activatable surface treatment powders are substantially free of bleach activators and/or chlorine. Methods of use of ambient moisture activatable powders include applying them to the surfaces to be treated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: Sterilex, LLC
    Inventors: Edward Fu, Mark Wozniak, Chris Bergstrom
  • Publication number: 20200115733
    Abstract: Generation of foam when spraying biofilm-detection compositions onto a surface may entrain air and create bubbles, which lead to false positives. Aqueous biofilm-detecting compositions containing low-foaming surfactants, radical scavenger, solvent, thickener, hydrogen peroxide, chelating and coupling agent may be sprayed onto a surface to test for the presence of biofilm without generating excess bubbles or foam.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 16, 2019
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Inventors: Ryan Alexander Simmons, Edward Fu
  • Publication number: 20200061224
    Abstract: Alkaline in-use solutions that may be used to disinfect and/or sanitize hard surfaces and which may act as anti-biofilm agents, comprise a disinfectant/sanitizer cleaner solution and an activator solution that are mixed together to form the alkaline in-use solutions. Disinfectant/sanitizer cleaner solution may comprise quaternary ammonium compound and hydrogen peroxide. Activator solution may comprise alkaline buffering agent, chelating agent and soluble silicon dioxide.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2019
    Publication date: February 27, 2020
    Inventors: Edward Fu, Mark Wozniak, Chris Bergstrom
  • Patent number: 10525157
    Abstract: Alkaline in-use solutions that may be used to disinfect and/or sanitize hard surfaces and which may act as anti-biofilm agents, comprise a disinfectant/sanitizer cleaner solution and an activator solution that are mixed together to form the alkaline in-use solutions. Disinfectant/sanitizer cleaner solution may comprise quaternary ammonium compound and hydrogen peroxide. Activator solution may comprise alkaline buffering agent, chelating agent and soluble silicon dioxide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: Sterilex, LLC
    Inventors: Edward Fu, Mark Wozniak, Chris Bergstrom
  • Publication number: 20190136158
    Abstract: Ambient moisture-activatable surface treatment powders containing persalt, positively charged phase transfer agent and alkaline pH buffering may be activatable without the addition of liquid. Some ambient moisture-activatable surface treatment powders are substantially free of bleach activators and/or chlorine. Methods of use of ambient moisture activatable powders include applying them to the surfaces to be treated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2018
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Inventors: Edward Fu, Mark Wozniak, Chris Bergstrom
  • Patent number: 10053653
    Abstract: Ambient moisture-activatable surface treatment powders containing persalt, positively charged phase transfer agent and alkaline pH buffering may be activatable without the addition of liquid. Some ambient moisture-activatable surface treatment powders are substantially free of bleach activators and/or chlorine. Methods of use of ambient moisture activatable powders include applying them to the surfaces to be treated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2018
    Assignee: Sterilex, LLC
    Inventors: Edward Fu, Mark Wozniak, Chris Bergstrom
  • Publication number: 20180105773
    Abstract: Ambient moisture-activatable surface treatment powders containing persalt, positively charged phase transfer agent and alkaline pH buffering may be activatable without the addition of liquid. Some ambient moisture-activatable surface treatment powders are substantially free of bleach activators and/or chlorine. Methods of use of ambient moisture activatable powders include applying them to the surfaces to be treated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2017
    Publication date: April 19, 2018
    Inventors: Edward Fu, Mark Wozniak, Chris Bergstrom
  • Publication number: 20180028701
    Abstract: Alkaline in-use solutions that may be used to disinfect and/or sanitize hard surfaces and which may act as anti-biofilm agents, comprise a disinfectant/sanitizer cleaner solution and an activator solution that are mixed together to form the alkaline in-use solutions. Disinfectant/sanitizer cleaner solution may comprise quaternary ammonium compound and hydrogen peroxide. Activator solution may comprise alkaline buffering agent, chelating agent and soluble silicon dioxide.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2017
    Publication date: February 1, 2018
    Inventors: Edward Fu, Mark Wozniak, Chris Bergstrom
  • Publication number: 20100085160
    Abstract: The present invention provides systems and methods for utilizing zero-power, energy-harvesting computational modules to provide secure and reprogrammable wireless communications with vulnerable devices comprising integrated circuits (ICs), including active implantable medical devices, electronic lock and key systems, credit cards, access cards, identification cards and passports. The zero-power, energy-harvesting computational modules are powered by radio signals received from an interrogator, and requests from the interrogator are authenticated using an encrypted challenge-response mechanism. Communications between the interrogator and the vulnerable device are enabled if the interrogator requests have been authenticated, thus preventing unauthorized requests from reaching the vulnerable device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 14, 2009
    Publication date: April 8, 2010
    Applicant: University of Massachusetts
    Inventor: Kevin Edward Fu
  • Publication number: 20090099057
    Abstract: Improved highly aqueous, alkaline hard surface cleaning compositions useful in the cleaning of hard surfaces, particularly hard surfaces bearing greasy stains or soils. Preferred compositions comprise amine oxide as the sole surfactant constituent, an alkalinity constituent, preferably an alkanolamine and as the sole organic solvent constituent, an alkylene glycol phenyl ether, and water, optionally further including a dye and/or fragrance composition. The compositions provide excellent cleaning of greasy soils on hard surfaces.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2007
    Publication date: April 16, 2009
    Applicant: Reckitt Benckiser, Inc.
    Inventors: Mattia DeDominicis, Edward Fu, Angelina Lorraine Kulbick
  • Patent number: 7511004
    Abstract: Improved treatment blocks useful in the treatment of lavatory appliances, particularly toilets are provided. The improved treatment blocks are solid block compositions which provide an extended service life, particularly when used in an ITB device. Methods of producing the solid block composition and treatment blocks therefrom, as well as methods of use are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2006
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2009
    Assignee: Reckitt Benckiser Inc.
    Inventors: Tak Wai Cheung, Edward Fu, Tri Nguyen, Steven Wu
  • Publication number: 20080269097
    Abstract: Improved treatment blocks useful in the treatment of lavatory appliances, particularly toilets are provided. The improved treatment blocks are solid block compositions which provide an extended service life, particularly when used in an ITB device. Methods of producing the solid block composition and treatment blocks therefrom, as well as methods of use are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 19, 2005
    Publication date: October 30, 2008
    Applicant: RECKITT BENCKISER INC.
    Inventors: Tak Wai Cheung, Edward Fu, Tri Nguyen, Steven Wu
  • Patent number: D583902
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2006
    Date of Patent: December 30, 2008
    Assignee: Reckitt Benckiser Inc.
    Inventors: Tak Wai Cheung, Edward Fu, Lamson Nguyen, Tri Nguyen, Jeanne Marie Weller, Steven Wu, Diane Neiman