Patents by Inventor James Lee

James Lee 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: 20220243378
    Abstract: A laundry appliance includes a basket rotatably mounted within a cabinet and defining a chamber configured for receiving a load of clothes, and a camera assembly mounted within the cabinet in view of the chamber. A controller of the laundry appliance implements a method for improving appliance operation based on the load size, the method including obtaining one or more images of the chamber using the camera assembly, estimating a load size of the load of clothes based at least in part on the one or more images, obtaining a start size threshold, determining that the load size exceeds the start size threshold, and commencing an operating cycle in response to determining that the load size exceeds the start size threshold.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 3, 2021
    Publication date: August 4, 2022
    Inventors: Je Kwon Yoon, Seung-Yeong Park, Hoyoung Lee, Khalid Jamal Mashal, James Quentin Pollett
  • Publication number: 20220243455
    Abstract: A connection utilizing a joist hanger to hang a joist or beam from a wood structural support member such as a top plate or header in cooperation with a first plurality of fasteners such as screws or nails and one or more substantially vertical fire-resistant panels such as drywall.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 16, 2022
    Publication date: August 4, 2022
    Inventors: Thomas G. Evans, Paul Bernard McEntee, James M. Benton, Emory Lee Montague, Timothy Patrick Murphy
  • Publication number: 20220242742
    Abstract: A process of forming a sintered article includes heating a green portion of a tape of polycrystalline ceramic and/or minerals in organic binder at a binder removal zone to a temperature sufficient to pyrolyze the binder; horizontally conveying the portion of tape with organic binder removed from the binder removal zone to a sintering zone; and sintering polycrystalline ceramic and/or minerals of the portion of tape at the sintering zone, wherein the tape simultaneously extends through the removal and sintering zones.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2022
    Publication date: August 4, 2022
    Inventors: Michael Edward Badding, William Joseph Bouton, Douglas Edward Brackley, Lanrik Wayne Kester, Thomas Dale Ketcham, Eric Lee Miller, Cameron Wayne Tanner, James William Zimmermann
  • Publication number: 20220240610
    Abstract: A glove includes a body portion defining a space to receive a body portion of a hand, and a plurality of digit portions extending from the body portion, including a set of finger portions and a thumb portion, wherein each digit portion defines an elongated digit receiving space. A first finger portion of the set of finger portions includes a knitted back side segment, a grip side segment and a first knitted fourchette segment extending from the knitted back side segment to the grip side segment. The first knitted fourchette segment and the knitted back side segment are of a continuous knit. The first knitted fourchette segment has a thickness that is less than a thickness of the knitted back side segment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 3, 2021
    Publication date: August 4, 2022
    Inventors: Christopher Matthew WEED, Mark Lee BUTTS, James Blake FIEVET, Jing LI, Jarrod Thomas STRENG
  • Patent number: 11399760
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a wearable device that includes a housing, battery terminal connector, conductive traces, and an insulator for recording signals. The device may include a housing enclosing a circuit board and a battery. The device may include two conductive traces electrically connected to terminals of the battery and an insulator separating the conductive traces. The battery terminal connector can present both the conductive traces to the outer surface for coupling to a circuit board. The device can assess the physiological signals to infer a likelihood of arrhythmia of a user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2022
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: IRhythm Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Jeffrey Joseph Abercrombie, II, Genaro Sebastian Sepulveda, Shena Hae Park, Ryan James Wensley, James Kihyun Lee, Thomas Burnell Reeve, III
  • Patent number: 11399816
    Abstract: This application describes a surgical retractor and related methods for providing access to a surgical target site for the purpose performing minimally invasive spinal fusion across one or more segments of the spinal column.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: NuVasive, Inc.
    Inventors: Casey James O'Connell, James Coleman Lee, Ali A. Shorooghi
  • Patent number: 11404032
    Abstract: A foldable stringed instrument having a neck and/or body that may assume a reduced profile by folding an upper neck portion away from the playing position through the use of a translating bridge assembly and a translating truss assembly, wherein the foldable stringed instrument is capable of housing or otherwise being coupled to any of a variety of electronics or electrical components (e.g. a smart phone or tablet computer) having one or more applications (apps) for driving the operation, functionality and/or effects associated with the foldable stringed instrument.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: Ciari Guitars, Inc.
    Inventors: Jonathan Spangler, James Lee, Philip Simpson
  • Patent number: 11395648
    Abstract: A plication lock delivery system that enables a suture lock assembly to be delivered percutaneously. The plication lock delivery system comprises a lock assembly that secures sutures in place, a control assembly that allows a clinician to engage a suture to a suture lock assembly, apply tension to the sutures to cause tissue plication, and deploy the lock assembly, and a catheter assembly. This plication lock delivery system can be used to repair mitral regurgitation percutaneously or in an open-heart surgery.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2022
    Assignee: Edwards Lifesciences Corporation
    Inventors: Michael Sutherland, Jonathan Goodwin, Megan Holmes, Christopher Lee, Adam Vigneault, John DePiano, James Sellers
  • Patent number: 11399174
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus are disclosed to determine a power state of a device. An example apparatus includes a chart generator to determine respective counts for a plurality of measurements during a calibration period, the measurements indicative of an amount of power drawn by the device, a calculator to determine a first threshold and a second threshold based on at least one of the counts, the first threshold determined using most frequently logged measurement values, the most frequently logged measurement values based on counts performed after expiration of the calibration period, and a comparator to compare a measurement to the first threshold and to the second threshold.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2022
    Assignee: The Nielsen Company (US), LLC
    Inventors: Michael Jordan Liss, Richard Lee Horner, Charles Clinton Conklin, James Joseph Vitt
  • Publication number: 20220227787
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to novel compounds for use in therapeutic treatement of a disease associated with peptidylarginine deiminases (PADs), such as peptidylarginine deiminase type 4 (PAD4). The present disclosure also relates to processes and intermediates for the preparation of such compounds, methods of using such compounds and pharmaceutical compositions comprising the compounds described herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2021
    Publication date: July 21, 2022
    Inventors: Daniel H. Byun, Eda Y. Canales, Laurent P. Debien, Petr Jansa, Rick A. Lee, Jennifer A. Loyer-Drew, Stephane Perreault, Hyung-Jung Pyun, Roland D. Saito, Michael S. Sangi, Adam J. Schrier, Marina E. Shatskikh, James G. Taylor, Jennifer A. Treiberg, Joshua J. Van Veldhuizen, Lianhong Xu
  • Publication number: 20220226326
    Abstract: The present invention provides compounds, including resolved enantiomers, resolved diastereomers, solvates and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, comprising the Formula I: Also provided are methods of using the compounds of this invention as AKT protein kinase inhibitors and for the treatment of hyperproliferative diseases such as cancer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2021
    Publication date: July 21, 2022
    Applicants: Array BioPharma Inc., Genentech, Inc.
    Inventors: Ian S. Mitchell, James F. Blake, Rui Xu, Nicholas C. Kallan, Dengming Xiao, Keith Lee Spencer, Josef R. Bencsik, Eli M. Wallace, Stephen T. Schlachter, Anna L. Leivers, Jun Liang, Brian Safina, Birong Zhang, Christine Chabot, Steven Do
  • Publication number: 20220225725
    Abstract: Disclosed is a waterproof shoe with an improved ventilation mechanism, designed to circulate air from the outside environment through the shoe in order to provide convective cooling to a wearer's foot. In a desired embodiment, the shoe may incorporate a pump-ventilation mechanism which, coupled with airflow channels incorporated in the upper, acts to establish continuous substantially one-way airflow through the shoe in a heel-to-toe direction while a user walks.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 7, 2022
    Publication date: July 21, 2022
    Applicant: TBL Licensing LLC
    Inventors: Ryan Dulude, Brian Lee Strother, James McLain, Stephen Douglas Ammon, Thomas Yeh, Emily V. Miller
  • Patent number: 11391318
    Abstract: A composite vehicle driveshaft is provided with a composite tube and a welded joint system(s) at one or both ends of the composite tube for connecting the composite vehicle driveshaft to driveline components. Each welded joint system may include a sleeve that is bonded to an end of the composite tube and a joint assembly that is welded to the sleeve.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2022
    Assignee: Composite Drivelines, LLC
    Inventors: James Lee Dorman, Kai-Peter Berndt, Gregg Piper
  • Patent number: 11390472
    Abstract: A colony basket and method of using the same for handling poultry from DOC through the growing process and on to a production facility comprising a harvesting system, a loading system, a transport system, an unloading and storing system, hanging system and cleaning system. The system and method performs the steps of harvesting and colonizing live poultry into a singly stackable and transportable colony basket, stacking and loading the trays on a transport, unloading and temporarily storing the poultry for subsequent processing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2022
    Inventors: Doug Foreman, Stephen Brannan, James Ruff, David Lee Mantooth, Thoodorc Burnett
  • Publication number: 20220218059
    Abstract: A glove includes a body portion defining a space to receive a body portion of a hand, and a plurality of digit portions extending from the body portion, including a set of finger portions and a thumb portion, wherein each digit portion defines an elongated digit receiving space. For each finger portion, the plurality of annular ribs is located along a rib section of the finger portion, wherein the rib section of the finger portion has a rib section length that is no more than thirty-three percent of the full length of the finger portion. An end section of each finger portion lacks any annular ribs.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 14, 2021
    Publication date: July 14, 2022
    Inventors: Christopher Matthew WEED, Mark Lee BUTTS, James Blake FIEVET, Jing LI, Jarrod Thomas STRENG
  • Patent number: 11383479
    Abstract: A hair cleaning implement in the form of a laminate with surface properties specifically tailored to improve sebum removal from hair. The implement includes a nonwoven material joined to a film to form a laminate and a plurality of discrete protrusions extending from the surface of the nonwoven material. The protrusions are configured to provide the desired surface properties to the implement.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2022
    Assignee: The Procter and Gamble Company
    Inventors: Michael Lee Vatter, James Terry Knapmeyer
  • Patent number: 11383239
    Abstract: A microfluidic device in which microfluidic channels are embedded in a culture medium chamber and have open sides. The microfluidic device is patterned with a fluid moved along a hydrophilic surface due to capillary force, and the fluid may be rapidly and uniformly patterned along an inner corner path and a microfluidic channel. In the microfluidic device, the microfluidic channel is connected to facilitate fluid flow with a culture medium through open sides thereof and openings, and thus may provide a cell culture environment in which high gas saturation is maintained. In addition, several microfluidic devices formed on one common substrate are described. Such microfluidic devices may be manufactured of a hydrophilic engineering plastic by injection molding.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2022
    Assignee: CURIOCHIPS
    Inventors: Noo Li Jeon, Byungjun Lee, James Yu, Jihoon Ko
  • Patent number: D958118
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2021
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2022
    Assignee: Bose Corporation
    Inventor: Vincent James Lee
  • Patent number: D958531
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2022
    Assignee: Bose Corporation
    Inventors: Vincent James Lee, Ethan J. Colburn
  • Patent number: D958653
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2022
    Assignee: JONES PACKAGING INC.
    Inventors: James Lee, Gregory Reed Sellick, Allison Lorraine Hunter, David William Dixon, Robert Ryan John Bettridge, Gavin Douglas Smith