Patents by Inventor Greg Martin

Greg 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: 20190388232
    Abstract: An expandable cage for placement between adjacent vertebrae having two or more upper and lower end plates having compound-angled slots, ramps or rails, and a drive means having corresponding compound-angled slots, ramps or rails configured to slidingly engage the compound-angled slots, ramps or rails of the two or more upper and lower end plates, wherein movement of the drive means in a first direction moves the two or more upper and lower end plates away from each other both vertically and horizontally to expand both a height and a width of the expandable cage from a collapsed state to an expanded state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2019
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Applicant: Astura Medical Inc.
    Inventors: Thomas Purcell, Greg Martin
  • Publication number: 20190365433
    Abstract: In some embodiments, a method comprises forming a lumen in a first bone portion and forming a lumen in a second bone portion. The method further includes inserting a portion of a flexible fastening band through the lumen in the first bone portion and through the lumen in the second bone portion, and inserting the portion of the flexible fastening band into a fastener mechanism monolithically formed with the flexible fastening band. The method further includes advancing the portion of the flexible fastening band through the fastener mechanism until the first bone portion and the second bone portion are stabilized.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 15, 2019
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Inventors: Jason Blain, Greg Martin
  • Patent number: 10426524
    Abstract: In some embodiments, a method comprises forming a lumen in a first bone portion and forming a lumen in a second bone portion. The method further includes inserting a portion of a flexible fastening band through the lumen in the first bone portion and through the lumen in the second bone portion, and inserting the portion of the flexible fastening band into a fastener mechanism monolithically formed with the flexible fastening band. The method further includes advancing the portion of the flexible fastening band through the fastener mechanism until the first bone portion and the second bone portion are stabilized.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: Spinal Elements, Inc.
    Inventors: Jason Blain, Greg Martin
  • Publication number: 20190247459
    Abstract: This invention relates to compositions including antibacterial compounds. The invention also relates to the use of the compositions in methods of treating bacterial infections. In one aspect the present invention also provides a method of increasing the susceptibility of bacteria to the anti-bacterial activity of a compound, the method comprising contacting the bacteria with a star shaped peptide polymer of the invention, thereby increasing the susceptibility of the bacteria to the anti-bacterial activity of the compound. Preferably, the method further includes the step of contacting the bacteria with the compound for which the bacteria have increased susceptibility to. The invention is further relates to the combination of a star shaped peptide polymer and an anti-bacterial compound that restore the sensitivity of antibiotic resistant bacteria to antibiotics that are otherwise ineffective when administered alone.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2017
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Inventors: Greg GuangHua Qiao, Neil Martin O'Brien-Simpson, Shu Jie Lam, Eric Charles Reynolds
  • Publication number: 20190192194
    Abstract: In some embodiments, a method includes disposing a flexible band through an aperture of a support member, the support member having a fixation portion configured to secure the support member to a first bone portion. The method includes advancing a portion of the flexible band through an attachment portion of the flexible band until the flexible band is secured to a second bone portion. The method includes advancing a portion of the fixation portion of the support member into the first bone portion until the support member is secured to the first bone portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2019
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Inventors: Jason Blain, Greg Martin
  • Patent number: 10251679
    Abstract: In some embodiments, a method includes disposing a flexible band through an aperture of a support member, the support member having a fixation portion configured to secure the support member to a first bone portion. The method includes advancing a portion of the flexible band through an attachment portion of the flexible band until the flexible band is secured to a second bone portion. The method includes advancing a portion of the fixation portion of the support member into the first bone portion until the support member is secured to the first bone portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: Spinal Elements, Inc.
    Inventors: Jason Blain, Greg Martin
  • Patent number: 10208578
    Abstract: The invention provides methods for mobilizing and recovering petroleum from subterranean formations by in situ combustion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: Martin Parry Technology Pty Ltd.
    Inventors: Greg Martin Parry Perkins, Casper Jan Hendrik Burger
  • Publication number: 20180329495
    Abstract: An example method, for providing notifications in a wearable device, is disclosed. The method includes identifying an event, determining a category associated with the event, providing a first notification for the event based on the category, and providing a second notification for the event based on the category. The first notification includes a haptic pattern, and the second notification includes a lighting pattern.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2016
    Publication date: November 15, 2018
    Applicant: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Murilo Juchem, MIchael W Hu, Greg Martin, Noah DiJulio
  • Publication number: 20180322175
    Abstract: Systems and methods are provided for analyzing entity performance. In one implementation, a method is provided that includes recognizing an identifier associated with an entity and accessing a data structure comprising information associated with a plurality of interactions. The method also comprises identifying one or more interactions of the plurality of interactions based on the recognized identifier. The method further comprises processing the information of the identified interactions to analyze a performance of the entity and providing the processed information to display the performance of the entity on a user interface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2018
    Publication date: November 8, 2018
    Inventors: Feridun Arda Kara, Eli Bingham, John Garrod, Daniel Erenrich, Anirvan Mukherjee, Ted Mabrey, Andrew Ash, Zachary Bush, Allen Cai, Winnie Chai, Greg Cohan, Chris Dorsey, William Dwyer, Gilad Gray, Sean Kelley, Dennis Kwon, Chris Lewis, Greg Martin, Parvathy Menon, Brian Ngo, Asli Ozyar, Mike Reilly, Jacob Scott, Ankit Shankar, Matt Sills, Spencer Stamats, Geoff Stowe, Samir Talwar, Engin Ural, Patricio Jose Velez, Holt Wilkins, Diane Wu, Drausin Wulsin, Di Wu, Yu-hsin Joyce Chen, Baris Kaya
  • Patent number: 10085778
    Abstract: Embodiments of a rod reducer and methods of using a rod reducer are provided. In some embodiments, the rod reducer includes a sleeve comprising a lumen and one or more tabs; an engagement member comprising a distal portion and a proximal portion, wherein the proximal portion is configured to be rotated relative to the distal portion; and a collar coupled to the sleeve, wherein the collar is configured to deflect the tabs inward into the lumen. In some embodiments, the rod reducer has a first configuration wherein the tabs engage the proximal portion and the proximal portion can be rotated to translate the engagement member and the rod reducer has a second configuration wherein the proximal portion can be pushed or pulled to translate the engagement member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: Spinal Elements, Inc.
    Inventors: Taylor Semingson, Eugene Shoshtaev, Greg Martin, Jason Blain
  • Patent number: 10025834
    Abstract: Systems and methods are provided for analyzing entity performance. In one implementation, a method is provided that includes recognizing an identifier associated with an entity and accessing a data structure comprising information associated with a plurality of interactions. The method also comprises identifying one or more interactions of the plurality of interactions based on the recognized identifier. The method further comprises processing the information of the identified interactions to analyze a performance of the entity and providing the processed information to display the performance of the entity on a user interface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2018
    Assignee: Palantir Technologies Inc.
    Inventors: Feridun Arda Kara, Eli Bingham, John Garrod, Daniel Erenrich, Anirvan Mukherjee, Ted Mabrey, Andrew Ash, Zachary Bush, Allen Cai, Winnie Chai, Greg Cohan, Chris Dorsey, William Dwyer, Gilad Gray, Sean Kelley, Dennis Kwon, Chris Lewis, Greg Martin, Parvathy Menon, Brian Ngo, Asli Ozyar, Mike Reilly, Jacob Scott, Ankit Shankar, Matt Sills, Spencer Stamats, Geoff Stowe, Samir Talwar, Engin Ural, Patricio Jones Velez, Holt Wilkins, Diane Wu, Drausin Wulsin, Di Wu, Yu-Hsin Joyce Chen, Baris Kaya
  • Publication number: 20180128089
    Abstract: The invention provides methods for mobilising and recovering petroleum from subterranean formations by in situ combustion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2016
    Publication date: May 10, 2018
    Applicant: Martin Parry Technology Pty Ltd.
    Inventors: Greg Martin Parry PERKINS, Casper Jan Hendrik BURGER
  • Publication number: 20180129389
    Abstract: Computer-implemented systems and methods are disclosed for providing a graphical user interface for tagging external content. In accordance with some embodiments, a method is provided for tagging content external to a database system. The method comprises accessing the external content of an electronic device. The method may comprise enhancing the web browser by providing a tagging interface for tagging at least a portion of the external content. The method may further comprise receiving created tag associated with a tagged portion of the external document content, and exporting the external content and the received tag to the database system. The tagging interface can also provide an option to export the created tag to an internal database system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 10, 2018
    Publication date: May 10, 2018
    Inventors: Zennard Sun, Sophia Westwood, Greg Martin
  • Publication number: 20180085149
    Abstract: In some embodiments, a method comprises forming a lumen in a first bone portion and forming a lumen in a second bone portion. The method further includes inserting a portion of a flexible fastening band through the lumen in the first bone portion and through the lumen in the second bone portion, and inserting the portion of the flexible fastening band into a fastener mechanism monolithically formed with the flexible fastening band. The method further includes advancing the portion of the flexible fastening band through the fastener mechanism until the first bone portion and the second bone portion are stabilized.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 16, 2017
    Publication date: March 29, 2018
    Inventors: Jason Blain, Greg Martin
  • Patent number: 9898167
    Abstract: Computer-implemented systems and methods are disclosed for providing a tagging interface for tagging external content. In accordance with some embodiments, a method is provided for tagging content external to a database system. The method comprises accessing the external content via a web browser of an electronic device. The method also comprises enhancing the web browser by providing a tagging interface for tagging at least a portion of the external content. The method further comprises receiving created tag associated with a tagged portion of the external document content, and exporting the external content and the received tag to the database system. The tagging interface can also provide an option to export the created tag to an internal database system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2018
    Assignee: PALANTIR TECHNOLOGIES INC.
    Inventors: Zennard Sun, Sophia Westwood, Greg Martin
  • Patent number: D812754
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 13, 2018
    Assignee: Spinal Elements, Inc.
    Inventors: Jason Blain, Greg Martin
  • Patent number: D812800
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 13, 2018
    Assignee: The L.D. Kichler Co.
    Inventor: Greg Martin
  • Patent number: D834194
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: Spinal Elements, Inc.
    Inventors: Jason Blain, Greg Martin
  • Patent number: D857900
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: Spinal Elements, Inc.
    Inventors: Jason Blain, Greg Martin
  • Patent number: D859720
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: Kichler Lighting LLC
    Inventor: Greg Martin