Patents by Inventor Eric T. Martin

Eric T. Martin 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: 20190256606
    Abstract: A human antibody or an antigen-binding fragment which binds human IL-6 receptor (hIL-6R) with a KD of about 500 pM or less and blocks IL-6 activity with an IC50 of 200 pM or less, is provided. In preferred embodiments, the antibody the antibody or antigen-binding fragment binds hIL-6R with an affinity at least 2-fold higher relative to its binding monkey IL-6R.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2018
    Publication date: August 22, 2019
    Applicant: REGENERON PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Sean Stevens, Tammy T. Huang, Joel H. Martin, Jeanette L. Fairhurst, Ashique Rafique, Eric Smith, Kevin J. Pobursky, Nicholas J. Papadopoulos, James P. Fandl, Gang Chen, Margaret Karow
  • Publication number: 20190255842
    Abstract: In some examples, a circuit for a fluid ejection device includes an energy delivery device and a circuit layer. The circuit layer includes first and second activation devices connected to the energy delivery device, the first and second activation devices to activate the energy delivery device, first drive logic coupled to the first activation device, and second drive logic coupled to the second activation device. An interconnect layer couples a same address selection signal to the first drive logic and the second drive logic.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 1, 2019
    Publication date: August 22, 2019
    Applicant: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Eric T. Martin, Chris Bakker, James R. Przybyla
  • Patent number: 10335819
    Abstract: Examples of an apparatus and method are disclosed herein. In an example of the method, the performance of an ejection device that dispenses a composition is measured, information representative of the measured performance of the ejection device is generated, and the information representative of the measured performance of the ejection device is recorded so that the information is visually perceptible.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P.
    Inventors: James Michael Gardner, Eric T Martin
  • Patent number: 10336064
    Abstract: In some examples, a print head comprises a plurality of nozzles comprising respective heaters on the print head, each heater of the heaters to be driven by a respective firing pulse to form a bubble in a corresponding nozzle. The print head further comprises a first time repository on the print head to store a first time instant, and a second time repository on the print head to store a second time instant, and a plurality of detect circuits provided onto the print head and coupled to corresponding nozzles of the plurality of nozzles, wherein each respective detect circuit of the plurality of detect circuits is to detect a change in respective impedances for a respective nozzle at the first time instant and the second time instant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P.
    Inventors: Daryl E. Anderson, Eric T. Martin
  • Publication number: 20190184704
    Abstract: According to an example, a printing system may include a drop ejecting element and a fluid circulating element corresponding to the drop ejecting element. The printing system may also include a logic device that is to receive a data stream addressed to the drop ejecting element, determine whether the data stream indicates that the drop ejecting element is to be energized, and in response to a determination that the data stream does not indicate that the drop ejecting element is to be energized, energize the fluid circulating element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2019
    Publication date: June 20, 2019
    Inventors: Vincent C. Korthuis, Eric T. Martin, Michael W. Cumbie, Scott A. Linn
  • Publication number: 20190175203
    Abstract: Devices, systems and methods are provided for stabilizing and grasping tissues such as valve leaflets, assessing the grasp of these tissues, approximating and fixating the tissues, and assessing the fixation of the tissues to treat cardiac valve regurgitation, particularly mitral valve regurgitation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 19, 2019
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Applicant: EVALVE, INC.
    Inventors: Eric A. Goldfarb, Troy L. Thornton, Alfred H. Raschdorf, Jaime E. Sarabia, John P. Madden, Ferolyn T. Powell, Brian B. Martin, Sylvia Erickson, Jan Komtebedde, Yen C. Liao
  • Patent number: 10315417
    Abstract: A printhead including an address line for communicating a set of addresses and a number of primitives, each primitive including a plurality of controllable activation devices coupled to the address line, each switch corresponding to at least one address of the set of addresses, each address corresponding to one of a number of primitive functions. A buffer receives a series of data packets, each data packet including address bits representative of one address of the set of addresses. Address logic receives the address bits from the buffer, wherein for each data packet the address logic encodes the address represented by the address bits onto the address line, and wherein the at least one switch corresponding to the address activates the primitive function corresponding to address.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Inventors: Chris Bakker, Eric T Martin, Adam L Ghozeil
  • Patent number: 10286653
    Abstract: Printheads and techniques for manufacturing printheads are disclosed. An example method includes forming drive circuit components in a circuit layer. The method also includes forming a fluidic device that causes fluid to be ejected from a nozzle. The method also includes forming an interconnect layer that couples the drive circuit components.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P.
    Inventors: Eric T Martin, Chris Bakker, James R Przybyla
  • Patent number: 10245830
    Abstract: According to an example, a printing system may include a drop ejecting element and a fluid circulating element corresponding to the drop ejecting element. The printing system may also include a logic device that is to receive a data stream addressed to the drop ejecting element, determine whether the data stream indicates that the drop ejecting element is to be energized, and in response to a determination that the data stream does not indicate that the drop ejecting element is to be energized, energize the fluid circulating element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P.
    Inventors: Vincent C. Korthuis, Eric T. Martin, Michael W. Cumbie, Scott A. Linn
  • Patent number: 10220609
    Abstract: In an example, a print head comprises a nozzle to be activated by a delayed fire pulse that is delayed from an initial fire pulse, a sensor to measure an impedance of the nozzle, and a detector to determine a first time instant following the delayed fire pulse for registering a first impedance measurement by the sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P.
    Inventors: Daryl E. Anderson, Eric T. Martin, Peter James Fricke
  • Publication number: 20190030888
    Abstract: First electronics may determine a count of bubble jet resistors to be fired by a fire pulse group. A fire pulse generator may generate a fire pulse train for bubble jet resistors, the fire pulse train comprising a precursor pulse and a firing pulse separated by a dead time. Second electronics may adjust a width of the fire pulse for the bubble jet resistors of the fire pulse group by maintaining a first edge of the fire pulse relative to the precursor pulse and adjusting a second edge of the fire pulse relative to the precursor pulse based upon the determined count for the fire pulse group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2016
    Publication date: January 31, 2019
    Applicant: HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P.
    Inventors: Vincent C. Korthuis, Eric T Martin, Michael W. Cumbie, Scott A Linn, Pere Esterri
  • Publication number: 20190023004
    Abstract: In some examples, a fluid die includes a fluid nozzle, a first latch, a second latch, and a timing circuit comprising a counter and a comparator. The timing circuit is to trigger the first latch, at a first predetermined time instant from an edge of a firing pulse, to store a first test result obtained based on a voltage measured across the fluid nozzle, and trigger the second latch, at a second predetermined time instant from the edge of the firing pulse, to store a second test result obtained based on a voltage measured across the fluid nozzle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2018
    Publication date: January 24, 2019
    Inventors: Daryl E. Anderson, Eric T. Martin, Peter James Fricke, James Michael Gardner
  • Patent number: 10173417
    Abstract: In some examples, a print head includes a plurality of nozzles, a test result register to store a drive bubble detect (DBD) test result for a first nozzle of the plurality of nozzles, and a result-ready register to store a status indication set to a predetermined value provided responsive to storing of the DBD test result in the test result register, where the test result register and the result-ready register are accessible by a control unit outside the print head to evaluate a nozzle condition based on the DBD test result in the test result register.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P.
    Inventors: Daryl E. Anderson, Eric T. Martin
  • Patent number: 10160203
    Abstract: A printhead assembly includes ink ejection devices having nozzles and arranged into primitive groups, and processing electronics in communication with the ink ejection devices. The processing electronics including logic to receive data packets for controlling the ink ejection devices. Each data packet includes primitive firing data and fire signal selection data. The processing electronics also include logic to select, for each data packet, a fire signal for application to the primitive groups from among selectable fire signals switchable among the primitive groups based on the fire signal selection data in each respective packet. The processing electronics also include logic to generate the selected fire signals, and to apply the selected fire signals to the ink ejection devices based on the primitive firing data for each data packet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P.
    Inventors: Eric T Martin, Christopher Hans Bakker
  • Patent number: 10112425
    Abstract: A fluid ejection device includes a plurality of analog devices, and a storage element storing an authentication value based on electrical characteristics of a subset of the plurality of analog devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2018
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Daryl E. Anderson, Huston W. Rice, Eric T. Martin
  • Patent number: 10099473
    Abstract: Systems and methods for evaluating the condition of a print nozzle are described. In one example, impedances across the print nozzle are measured. Subsequently, first test result and second test result are determined and registered at a first predetermined time instant and at a second predetermined time instant, respectively. The first test result and the second test result are obtained based on the measured impedances. Based on the first test result and the second test result, the condition of the print nozzle, is determined.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2018
    Assignee: HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P.
    Inventors: Daryl E. Anderson, Eric T. Martin, Peter James Fricke, James Michael Gardner
  • Patent number: 10086604
    Abstract: A method of operating a printing device during a power loss event includes, with a power loss detection device, detecting an power loss to a number of high voltage devices. The method further includes, with a voltage regulator coupled to printhead fire control circuitry, maintaining a power loss protection supply voltage (VDD_plp) to the printhead fire control circuitry.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P.
    Inventors: James Gardner, Daryl E Anderson, Eric T Martin
  • Publication number: 20180272699
    Abstract: Fluid ejection devices with multiple activation modes are disclosed. An example printhead assembly includes a fluid ejection nozzle, a first resistor fluidically coupled to the fluid ejection nozzle, and a second resistor fluidically coupled to the fluid ejection nozzle. The example printhead also includes an addressing circuit to receive a nozzle address and an activation mode to activate the fluid ejection nozzle. The activation mode determines which of the first resistor and the second resistor are to be energized.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2014
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Applicant: HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P.
    Inventors: Eric T Martin, Chris Bakker
  • Patent number: 10082990
    Abstract: A printhead assembly includes ink ejection devices having nozzles, and processing electronics in communication with the ink ejection devices. The processing electronics implement logic to receive nozzle data for controlling the ink ejection devices, receive error detection data associated with the nozzle data, detect errors associated with the nozzle data using the error detection data, and generate fault data for the detected errors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 25, 2018
    Assignee: HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P.
    Inventors: Eric T Martin, Christopher Hans Bakker
  • Publication number: 20180264808
    Abstract: A printhead including an address line for communicating a set of addresses and a number of primitives, each primitive including a plurality of controllable activation devices coupled to the address line, each switch corresponding to at least one address of the set of addresses, each address corresponding to one of a number of primitive functions. A buffer receives a series of data packets, each data packet including address bits representative of one address of the set of addresses. Address logic receives the address bits PULSE POWER GROUND from the buffer, wherein for each data packet the address logic encodes the address represented by the address bits onto the address line, and wherein the at least one switch corresponding to the address activates the primitive function corresponding to address.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 13, 2015
    Publication date: September 20, 2018
    Applicant: HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P.
    Inventors: Chris Bakker, Eric T Martin, Adam L Ghozeil