Patents by Inventor Eric L. Burns

Eric L. Burns 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: 11927164
    Abstract: A throttle body assembly for a combustion engine includes a throttle body having a pressure chamber including a supply of liquid fuel, and a throttle bore with an inlet through which air is received. A throttle valve is carried by the throttle body with a valve head movable relative to the throttle bore. A metering valve is coupled to the throttle body, and has a valve element that is movable between open and closed positions. A boost venturi is located in the throttle bore and has an inner passage that is open at both ends to the throttle bore. The boost venturi has an opening through which fuel flows into the inner passage when the valve element is in the open position, wherein fuel flows from the pressure chamber to the metering valve under the force of gravity or under a pressure of less than 6 psi.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2024
    Assignee: Walbro LLC
    Inventors: Gary J. Burns, Andreas D. M. Dixon, Eric G. Zbytowski, Albert L Sayers, Justin T. Dolane, David L Speirs, William E. Galka, Duried F. Rabban, Bradley J. Roche
  • Patent number: 7793230
    Abstract: The claimed subject matter provides a system and/or a method that facilitates conveying enhanced query results. An interface component can receive a query corresponding to data. A visual component can employ a search result based at least in part upon the query, wherein the search result includes a graphic identifying a location of at least one term of the query within the queried data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2006
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2010
    Assignee: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Eric L. Burns, Harry Kaplanian, Zoltan C. Szilagyi, Philip Ti-Fei Su
  • Publication number: 20080168045
    Abstract: The claimed subject matter provides a system and/or a method that facilitates generating a content rank that includes at least one quantitative measurement to ascertain the importance of a literary work and/or media. An interface component can receive data related to a query. A rank component can employ a content rank based on a quantitative measurement to ascertain an objective ranking of the queried content.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 10, 2007
    Publication date: July 10, 2008
    Applicant: MICROSOFT CORPORATION
    Inventors: Dzmitry Suponau, Eric L. Burns, Harry Kaplanian, Jay R. Girotto, Jon Michael Buschman, Philip Ti-Fei Su, Yue Liu, Zarah Johnson-Morris
  • Publication number: 20080134033
    Abstract: The claimed subject matter provides a system and/or a method that facilitates conveying enhanced query results. An interface component can receive a query corresponding to data. A visual component can employ a search result based at least in part upon the query, wherein the search result includes a graphic identifying a location of at least one term of the query within the queried data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2006
    Publication date: June 5, 2008
    Applicant: MICROSOFT CORPORATION
    Inventors: Eric L. Burns, Harry Kaplanian, Zoltan C. Szilagyi, Philip Ti-Fei Su