Patents by Inventor Jane Shaw

Jane Shaw 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: 10472605
    Abstract: A serum-free medium for the growth of mesenchymal stem cells comprises FGF, TGF-? and lipoprotein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: National University of Ireland, Galway
    Inventors: Francis Peter Barry, Emma Jane Mooney, Josephine Mary Murphy, Georgina Margaret Shaw, Sean Patrick Gaynard
  • Publication number: 20190292710
    Abstract: Apparatus for providing a laundry product to a wash load based on user input, comprising a dosing unit (2) for placing in a washing machine drum and a dispensing device (1) having a dispensing area (3), a nozzle (4) and a plurality of reservoir cartridges (6a, 6b, 6c) containing various laundry products that are combined by a user and which are dispensed into the dosing unit (2) by said nozzle (4) as soon as said dosing unit (2) is placed in the dispensing area (3) located underneath the nozzle (4).
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 1, 2017
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Applicant: Conopco, Inc., d/b/a UNILEVER
    Inventors: Deborah Jane COOKE, David MOORFIELD, Katharine Jane SHAW
  • Publication number: 20190264374
    Abstract: A method of supplying and replenishing a laundry dosing system with one or more reservoirs providing stocks of components for laundry includes monitoring consumption of each of the components in the one or more reservoirs; automatically determining when each one or more reservoirs need replenishment from the monitoring; and replenishing one or more components in response to a monitoring result.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 3, 2018
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Applicant: Conopco, Inc., d/b/a UNILEVER
    Inventors: Deborah Jane COOKE, David MOORFIELD, Katharine Jane SHAW
  • Publication number: 20190136441
    Abstract: Device (1) for dispensing laundry product according to a predetermined recipe, having five reservoirs (6a, 6b, 6c, 6d, 6e) containing different laundry product components which are dispensed according to input from the user, wherein the device (1) may be integral to a washing machine or standalone.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 1, 2017
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Applicant: Conopco, Inc., d/b/a UNILEVER
    Inventors: Deborah Jane COOKE, David MOORFIELD, Katharine Jane SHAW
  • Publication number: 20190136162
    Abstract: A detergent composition is provided in a combination of reservoirs to enable a user to formulate doses of detergent compositions on demand for supplying to a washing machine drum, the combination comprising: a first reservoir containing a stock of a first composition containing a protease component; and a second reservoir containing a stock of a second composition containing at least one selected from a lipase component and/or a cellulase component; and a stock of detergent, which may be in a third reservoir. A system is also provided for a user to formulate bespoke laundry products on demand, the system comprising reservoirs of laundry product components and an apparatus which comprises a dosing unit for supplying a dose of laundry product to a washing machine drum and a device operable to selectively dispense portions of components from the reservoirs as a result of command by the user to provide a dose of laundry product in the dosing unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 1, 2017
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Applicant: Conopco, Inc., d/b/a UNILEVER
    Inventors: Deborah Jane COOKE, Katharine Jane SHAW, David MOORFIELD
  • Publication number: 20190136440
    Abstract: Combination of reservoirs (6a, 6b, 6c) providing segregated stocks of components for laundry products to enable a user to formulate multiple doses of laundry products on demand for supplying to a washing machine drum (11), the combination comprises a first reservoir (6a) containing a stock of a first composition containing a bleach component and a second reservoir (6b) containing a stock of a second composition containing a component capable of initiating and/or promoting action of the bleach component in a subsequent wash/rinse cycle and, optionally, a stock of detergent provided in the second reservoir (6b) or an optional third reservoir (6c).
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 1, 2017
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Applicant: Conopco, Inc., d/b/a UNILEVER
    Inventors: Lawrence Jeffrey CLARKE, Deborah Jane COOKE, David MOORFIELD, Katharine Jane SHAW
  • Publication number: 20190136439
    Abstract: The invention relates to methods for providing laundry product and a device (1) for dispensing laundry product according to a recipe. The laundry product is dispensed as a result of input by the user. The device has reservoirs (17a, 17b, 17c) containing different laundry product components which are dispensed according to input from the user. The device (1) may be integral to a washing machine (10) or stand-alone.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 1, 2017
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Applicant: Conopco, Inc., d/b/a UNILEVER
    Inventors: Deborah Jane COOKE, David MOORFIELD, Katharine Jane SHAW
  • Publication number: 20190112744
    Abstract: A laundry device (1) for placing in a drum of a washing machine during a washing cycle, the laundry device (1) comprising a waterproof housing and a wireless communication module (10) located within the waterproof housing for communication with a separate device outside of the drum, wherein the wireless communication module (10) operates within the Industrial Scientific and Medical (ISM) radio band, also provided is a method of communication between a laundry device (1) located within the drum of a washing machine during a washing cycle and a separate device outside of the drum.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2017
    Publication date: April 18, 2019
    Applicant: Conopco, Inc., d/b/a UNILEVER
    Inventors: Deborah Jane COOKE, David MOORFIELD, Katharine Jane SHAW
  • Publication number: 20190018486
    Abstract: An augmented mirror for use with one or more user objects, the augmented mirror comprising: a partially silvered mirrored surface; a screen underneath the mirrored surface; a camera including a depth scanner; and a computer module for receiving data from the camera and for providing graphical images to the screen; wherein the sole means of communication with the computer module is via the one or more user objects.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2016
    Publication date: January 17, 2019
    Applicant: Conopco, Inc., d/b/a UNILEVER
    Inventors: Steven David BENFORD, Brian Patrick NEWBY, Adam Thomas RUSSELL, Katharine Jane SHAW, Paul Robert TENNENT, Robert Lindsay TRELOAR, Michel François VALSTAR, Ruediger ZILLMER
  • Publication number: 20180373330
    Abstract: An augmented mirror comprising: a partially silvered mirrored surface; a screen underneath the mirrored surface; a camera; and a computer module for receiving data from the camera and for providing graphical images to the screen, wherein the field of view over which visual information is processed is reduced to visual information from within a visual corridor, the visual corridor corresponding to a subset of the field of view of the camera.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2016
    Publication date: December 27, 2018
    Applicant: Conopco., Inc., d/b/a UNILEVER
    Inventors: Steven David BENFORD, Anthony BROWN, Nils JÄGER, Brian Patrick NEWBY, Adam Thomas RUSSELL, Louis Mary SCHOFIELD, Katharine Jane SHAW, Paul Robert TENNENT, Michel François VALSTAR, Ruediger ZILLMER
  • Publication number: 20180258575
    Abstract: A laundry product dosing device (1) for placing in a washing machine drum. Reservoir cartridges (7) configured for use with such a device. Methods of laundering articles in a washing machine using devices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 1, 2016
    Publication date: September 13, 2018
    Applicant: Conopco, Inc., d/b/a UNILEVER
    Inventors: Deborah Jane COOKE, David MOORFIELD, Katharine Jane SHAW
  • Publication number: 20180119235
    Abstract: The present invention relates to nanoparticles and their use to form nanocomposite material, in particular bionanocomposite material, specifically wherein the nanoparticles are formed using plant virus attached to a scaffold of cellulosic material and/or cellulose derived materials, in particular wherein said cellulosic material further comprises plant cell components, for example hemicellulose, pectin, protein or combinations thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 1, 2016
    Publication date: May 3, 2018
    Applicant: CelluComp Limited
    Inventors: Mikhail TALIANSKI, Andrew LOVE, Eric WHALE, David HEPWORTH, Natalia PETUKHOVA, Jane SHAW
  • Patent number: 9688964
    Abstract: There is described a process for production of metal-coated virus particles or metallic nanoparticles, said process comprising admixing virus particles with plant material with reducing power and a metal salt, wherein the process can be provided in planta or ex planta and the virus particles aid the production of the metal-coated virus particles or metallic nanoparticles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 27, 2017
    Assignee: THE JAMES HUTTON INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Andrew John Love, Mikhail Emmanuilovich Talianski, Sean Nicholas Chapman, Jane Shaw
  • Publication number: 20150218524
    Abstract: There is described a process for production of metal-coated virus particles or metallic nanoparticles, said process comprising admixing virus particles with plant material with reducing power and a metal salt, wherein the process can be provided in planta or ex planta and the virus particles aid the production of the metal-coated virus particles or metallic nanoparticles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2013
    Publication date: August 6, 2015
    Applicant: THE JAMES HUTTON INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Andrew John Love, Mikhail Emmanuilovich Talianski, Sean Nicholas Chapman, Jane Shaw
  • Publication number: 20130248366
    Abstract: A method of amplifying nucleic acid includes providing a microfluidic device having a space therein. The space is filled with a gel medium. Reagents for carrying out a PCR reaction are supported within the matrix of the gel medium within the space. A nucleic acid containing sample is brought into contact with the gel medium. The sample having whole cells or cell lysate without any prior separation of the nucleic acid from other components of the cells. PCR amplification of nucleic acid from the sample is performed in the space using the PCR reagents.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2011
    Publication date: September 26, 2013
    Applicant: THE UNIVERSITY OF HULL
    Inventors: Stephen John Haswell, Kirsty Jane Shaw, Peter Docker
  • Publication number: 20100173407
    Abstract: There is provided a method of inhibiting gene expression by locating a 5?-5 donor splicing site sequence in the 3? UTR of a gene or within coding sequence containing the stop codon of a gene. Stability of homologous mRNA in trans is also adversely affected leading to a reduction in expression. A polynucleotide containing a 5?-donor splicing site sequence in either coding sequence containing the stop codon or the 3? UTR is also provided and in one embodiment is in the form of a vector. The 5?-donor splicing site sequence can be present in multiple copies, for example as a tandem repeat. In one embodiment the 5-donor splicing site sequence has the sequence 5?-MAGGTRAGTA-3? where M is A or C and R is A or G.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2008
    Publication date: July 8, 2010
    Applicant: SCOTTISH CROP RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Krzysztof Wypijewski, Christophe Lacomme, Gyorgy Hutvagner, Csaba Hornyik, Jane Shaw, Jennifer Stephens
  • Publication number: 20020184109
    Abstract: A method of efficient ordering of goods comprising the following steps:
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2002
    Publication date: December 5, 2002
    Inventors: Marie Hayet, Christopher George Harbron, Shail Patel, Katharine Jane Shaw, Mohan Ravindranathan
  • Patent number: 4846826
    Abstract: A method is disclosed for treating an ischemic condition. The method comprises coadministering topically and internally a vasodilator to a patient having the condition for treating the condition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 1986
    Date of Patent: July 11, 1989
    Assignee: Alza Corporation
    Inventors: Jane Shaw, Robert M. Gale
  • Patent number: 4704119
    Abstract: A method is disclosed for treating an ischemic condition. The method comprises coadministering topically and internally a vasodilator to a patient having the condition for treating said condition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 1986
    Date of Patent: November 3, 1987
    Assignee: ALZA Corporation
    Inventors: Jane Shaw, Robert M. Gale
  • Patent number: 4650484
    Abstract: A method is disclosed for treating an ischemic condition. The method comprises coadministering topically and internally a vasodilator to a patient having the condition for treating said condition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 1983
    Date of Patent: March 17, 1987
    Assignee: ALZA Corporation
    Inventors: Jane Shaw, Robert M. Gale