Patents by Inventor François Durand

François Durand 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: 10800778
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to compounds which are beta-lactamase inhibitors. The compounds and their pharmaceutically acceptable salts are useful in combination with beta-lactam antibiotics, for the treatment of bacterial infections, including infections caused by drug resistant organisms, including multi-drug resistant organisms. The present invention includes compounds according to Formula (I): or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein the values of R1, R2, R3, R4, R5 and R6 are described herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: Entasis Therapeutics Limited
    Inventors: Janelle Comita-Prevoir, Thomas Francois Durand-Reville, Lise Gauthier, John O'Donnell, Jan Romero, Ruben Tommasi, Jeroen Cunera Verheijen, Frank Wu, Xiaoyun Wu, Jing Zhang
  • Publication number: 20200271273
    Abstract: A sealed and thermally insulating tank for storing a low-temperature liquefied gas, having an insulating box-section with a bottom panel coming into abutment on a support wall, by means of sealant beads disposed between the support wall and the bottom panel, the sealant beads being disposed in the form of at least one closed outline delimiting at least one confined space between the support wall and the bottom panel, the bottom panel having at least one through passage leading into the confined space to allow gas to circulate between the confined space and an internal space of the insulating box-section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 19, 2020
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Applicant: GAZTRANSPORT ET TECHNIGAZ
    Inventors: Francois DURAND, Sebastien DELANOE, Guillaume LE ROUX, Vincent BERGER, Bertrand BUGNICOURT
  • Publication number: 20200165251
    Abstract: Provided herein are antibacterial compounds represented by Formula I, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein X, Y, R4, R5, and R6 are as defined herein. Also provided are pharmaceutical compositions comprising the compounds of Formula I.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 8, 2018
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Inventors: Janelle Comita-Prevoir, Thomas Francois Durand-Reville, Satenig Guler, Jan Romero, Mark Sylvester, Ruben Tommasi, Camilo Velez-Vega, Xiaoyun Wu, Jing Zhang
  • Publication number: 20200149849
    Abstract: A device is configured for deflecting a stream of particles for a projectile guided by a link wire, the projectile having a fuselage and an engine capable of producing a propulsive jet containing the stream of particles. The device includes a device support including an inner surface configured to attach the device support to the fuselage of the projectile, and a deflector strip assuming at least an unfolded position in which the deflector strip forms an angle with the device support in order to deflect the stream of particles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2018
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Applicant: MBDA France
    Inventors: François Durand, Vincent Cheret, Simon Tusseau, Vincent Guibout
  • Patent number: 10578248
    Abstract: Sealed and thermally insulating tank comprising a sealed membrane and a thermally insulating barrier with insulating blocks comprising cover panels, the sealed membrane being made up of a corrugated metal membrane comprising a series of parallel corrugations and flat portions between the corrugations and resting on the cover panels, wherein an insulating block is twice the pitch of the corrugations, meaning that a series of corrugations comprises a pair of corrugations situated in line with one insulating block, and wherein the flat portions of the sealed membrane are arranged in line with an internal zone of the cover panels, the sealed membrane being fixed to the thermally insulating barrier by fixing the flat portions of the sealed membrane to the insulating blocks in the internal zone of the cover panels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: GAZTRANSPORT EY TECHNIGAZ
    Inventors: Sébastien Delanoe, Anthony De Faria, Vincent Berger, François Durand
  • Patent number: 10563819
    Abstract: Sealed and thermally insulating tank incorporated into a polyhedral bearing structure, a first bearing wall and a second bearing wall forming an edge corner, the tank having a first tank wall, a thermally insulating barrier and a sealed membrane, the tank further has an angle bracket with a first flange and a second flange in such a way that the angle bracket connects in a sealed manner. The sealed membrane of the first tank wall and the sealed membrane of the second tank wall in line with the edge corner, in which the angle bracket has a pair of first tabs and a pair of second tabs, the tank has a pair of first anchor rods coupled to a respective first tab and a pair of second anchor rods coupled to a respective second tab in such a way as to transmit a tensile load between the angle bracket.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: GAZTRANSPORT ET TECHNIGAZ
    Inventors: Francois Durand, Guillaume Le Roux, Johan Bougault, Vincent Berger
  • Patent number: 10457356
    Abstract: A method for handling a cable that is faired by means of a fairing, the cable towed by a ship on board which there is a winch allowing the faired cable to be wound in and paid out through a faired-cable guide device, the method comprises: a first step of monitoring the cable, making it possible to detect whether the fairing is experiencing a double twist around the cable comprising an immersed full twist and an airborne full twist, and, when a double twist is detected, a first step of hauling in the faired cable, during which step the faired cable is hauled in, the first hauling step being carried out in such a way that the immersed full twist at least partially leaves the water and does not enter the guide device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: THALES
    Inventors: François Warnan, Dominique Durand, Jean-Philippe Longuet, Marc Lazzarini, Stéphane Autret, Jean-Jacques Lossec, Philippe Prost
  • Patent number: 10376499
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to combinations of a ?-lactamase inhibitor with sulbactam and, optionally, imipenem/cilastatin. The combinations are useful for the treatment of bacterial infections, including infections caused by drug resistant organisms, including multi-drug resistant pathogens. More particularly, the invention relates to a combination of ?-lactamase inhibitor compound 1: or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, with sulbactam, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, and, optionally, imipenem/cilastatin, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: Entasis Therapeutics Limited
    Inventors: Boudewijn Lodewijk Maria DeJonge, Thomas Francois Durand-Reville, Jeroen Cunera Verheijen, Ruben Tommasi, John Mueller
  • Patent number: 10345094
    Abstract: A method of measuring the thickness of a fiber texture wound on an impregnation mandrel for fabricating an annular structural part of a turbine engine out of composite material, the method including, prior to winding the fiber texture, acquiring a reference distance between an outside surface of the impregnation mandrel and a distance sensor positioned facing the outside surface of the impregnation mandrel, while winding the fiber texture, acquiring at least one real distance between the distance sensor and the outside surface of the fiber texture wound on the impregnation mandrel, and calculating the real thickness of the fiber texture wound on the impregnation mandrel by subtracting the real distance from the reference distance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: SAFRAN AIRCRAFT ENGINES
    Inventors: Sylvain Corradini, Richard Mathon, Jean-François Durand
  • Publication number: 20190202832
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to compounds which are beta-lactamase inhibitors. The compounds and their pharmaceutically acceptable salts are useful in combination with beta-lactam antibiotics, for the treatment of bacterial infections, including infections caused by drug resistant organisms, including multi-drug resistant organisms. The present invention includes compounds according to Formula (I): or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein the values of R1, R2, R3, R4, R5 and R6 are described herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2017
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Applicants: Entasis Therapeutics Limited, Entasis Therapeutics Limited
    Inventors: Gregory S. Basarab, Janelle Comita-Prevoir, Thomas Francois Durand-Reville, Lise Gauthier, Bill Moss, John O'Donnell, Jan Romero, Ruben Tommasi, Jeroen Cunera Verheijen, Frank Wu, Xiaoyun Wu, Jing Zhang
  • Patent number: 10293892
    Abstract: The invention concerns a sealed tank including adjacent first and second walls each comprising a corrugated sealing membrane. The sealing membranes of the first and second walls join at the level of an edge, wherein the sealing membrane of the first wall includes a first series of corrugations and a second series of corrugations intersecting at the edge, and the sealing membrane of the second wall includes a third series of corrugations intersecting at the edge. The tank further includes a corner arrangement comprising a sealing membrane that is welded in sealed manner to the sealing membrane of the first wall and to the sealing membrane of the second wall, such that the corrugations of the first series of corrugations are connected to corrugations of the third series of corrugations and the corrugations of the second series of corrugations are connected to the corrugations of the third series of corrugations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: GAZTRANSPORT ET TECHNIGAZ
    Inventors: Sebastien Delanoe, Francois Durand, Vincent Berger, Mohammed Oulalite, Guillaume Le Roux
  • Publication number: 20190011083
    Abstract: Sealed and thermally insulating tank incorporated into a polyhedral bearing structure, a first bearing wall and a second bearing wall forming an edge corner, the tank having a first tank wall, a thermally insulating barrier and a sealed membrane, the tank further has an angle bracket with a first flange and a second flange in such a way that the angle bracket connects in a sealed manner. The sealed membrane of the first tank wall and the sealed membrane of the second tank wall in line with the edge corner, in which the angle bracket has a pair of first tabs and a pair of second tabs, the tank has a pair of first anchor rods coupled to a respective first tab and a pair of second anchor rods coupled to a respective second tab in such a way as to transmit a tensile load between the angle bracket.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2018
    Publication date: January 10, 2019
    Applicant: GAZTRANSPORT ET TECHNIGAZ
    Inventors: FRANCOIS DURAND, Guillaume LE ROUX, Johan BOUGAULT, Vincent BERGER
  • Publication number: 20190011084
    Abstract: Sealed and thermally insulating tank incorporated into a polyhedral bearing structure, the tank having a plurality of tank walls, a thermally insulating barrier and a sealed membrane, a first bearing wall and second bearing wall forming an edge corner, the thermally insulating barrier of a first tank wall having a row of edging blocks, a row of anchor strips anchored to the second bearing wall by a row of anchor rods, a first and second of edging blocks each having a groove formed in thickness of said edging block, a first and a second of said anchor rods being housed respectively in the groove of the first and second edging blocks, one anchor strip in the row of anchor strips is supported overlapping the first edging block and the second edging block, the anchor strip being coupled to the first anchor rod and to the second anchor rod.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2018
    Publication date: January 10, 2019
    Applicant: GAZTRANSPORT ET TECHNIGAZ
    Inventors: FRANCOIS DURAND, Guillaume Le Roux, Johan Bougault, Vincent Berger
  • Publication number: 20180289681
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to combinations of a ?-lactamase inhibitor with sulbactam and, optionally, imipenem/cilastatin. The combinations are useful for the treatment of bacterial infections, including infections caused by drug resistant organisms, including multi-drug resistant pathogens. More particularly, the invention relates to a combination of ?-lactamase inhibitor compound 1: or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, with sulbactam, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, and, optionally, imipenem/cilastatin, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 9, 2018
    Publication date: October 11, 2018
    Inventors: Boudewijn Lodewijk Maria DeJonge, Thomas Francois Durand-Reville, Jeroen Cunera Verheijen, Ruben Tommasi, John Mueller
  • Publication number: 20180216782
    Abstract: Sealed and thermally insulating tank comprising a sealed membrane and a thermally insulating barrier with insulating blocks comprising cover panels, the sealed membrane being made up of a corrugated metal membrane comprising a series of parallel corrugations and flat portions between the corrugations and resting on the cover panels, wherein an insulating block is twice the pitch of the corrugations, meaning that a series of corrugations comprises two corrugations situated in line with one insulating block, and wherein the flat portions of the sealed membrane are arranged in line with an internal area of the cover panels, the sealed membrane being fixed to the thermally insulating barrier by fixing the flat portions of the sealed membrane to the insulating blocks in the internal area of the cover panels.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 13, 2016
    Publication date: August 2, 2018
    Inventors: Sébastien DELANOE, Anthony DE FARIA, Vincent BERGER, François DURAND
  • Patent number: 10011388
    Abstract: According to the present invention, the device comprises: a flange having an at least approximately trapezoidal tapered section; a counter-flange having a shape complementary to that of said flange (1); and clamping means for clamping said flange and said counter-flange one in the direction of the other, interposing the edges of said elements shaped at least partially in the shape of said counter-flange.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2018
    Assignee: MBDA FRANCE
    Inventors: François Durand, Xavier Bertrand, Javier Sistac-Meler, Benoit Leclercq
  • Patent number: 9968593
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to combinations of a ?-lactamase inhibitor with sulbactam and, optionally, imipenem/cilastatin. The combinations are useful for the treatment of bacterial infections, including infections caused by drug resistant organisms, including multi-drug resistant pathogens. More particularly, the invention relates to a combination of ?-lactamase inhibitor compound 1: or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, with sulbactam, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, and, optionally, imipenem/cilastatin, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 15, 2018
    Assignee: Entasis Therapeutics Limited
    Inventors: Boudewijn Lodewijk Maria DeJonge, Thomas Francois Durand-Reville, Jeroen Cunera Verheijen, Ruben Tommasi, John Mueller
  • Publication number: 20180000800
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to combinations of a ?-lactamase inhibitor with sulbactam and, optionally, imipenem/cilastatin. The combinations are useful for the treatment of bacterial infections, including infections caused by drug resistant organisms, including multi-drug resistant pathogens. More particularly, the invention relates to a combination of ?-lactamase inhibitor compound 1: or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, with sulbactam, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, and, optionally, imipenem/cilastatin, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 17, 2015
    Publication date: January 4, 2018
    Inventors: Boudewijn Lodewijk Maria DeJonge, Thomas Francois Durand-Reville, Jeroen Cunera Verheijen, Ruben Tommasi, John Mueller
  • Publication number: 20170292652
    Abstract: The invention concerns a sealed tank including adjacent first and second walls each comprising a corrugated sealing membrane; the sealing membranes of the first and second walls join at the level of an edge; the sealing membrane of the first wall including a first series of corrugations and a second series of corrugations intersecting at the edge; the sealing membrane of the second wall including a third series of corrugations intersecting at the edge; the tank further including a corner arrangement comprising a sealing membrane that is welded in sealed manner to the sealing membrane of the first wall and to the sealing membrane of the second wall and is such that the corrugations of the first series of corrugations are connected to corrugations of the third series of corrugations and the corrugations of the second series of corrugations are connected to the corrugations of the third series of corrugations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2017
    Publication date: October 12, 2017
    Inventors: Sebastien DELANOE, Francois DURAND, Vincent BERGER, Mohammed OULALITE, Guillaume LE ROUX
  • Patent number: 9726616
    Abstract: A machine for weaving or winding a fiber preform on a mandrel having an axis of rotation that is substantially horizontal and that serves to receive the preform, the machine having a plurality of cameras pointing towards the underside of the fiber preform in order to scan the hidden face of the fiber preform and acquire images of the hidden face; an image analysis module for processing these images of the hidden face of the fiber preform in a plurality of adjacent scan windows, and for extracting weaving patterns therefrom and comparing them with reference weaving patterns previously stored in the module; a motor for driving the mandrel in rotation about its axis of rotation; and a control unit for stopping rotation of the mandrel if the result of the comparison reveals a difference of appearance between the two weaving patterns.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 8, 2017
    Assignee: SNECMA
    Inventors: Richard Mathon, Sylvain Corradini, Jean-Francois Durand