Patents by Inventor Jared Drinkwater

Jared Drinkwater 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: 10314426
    Abstract: A system for brewing a desired portion of a beverage, such as a single-cup portion of coffee, is provided. The system may have more than one brew module. The system allows a user to quickly and easily brew a variety of types of single-cup portions of a beverage. In some embodiments, the system may brew a single-cup portion of coffee in a relatively short period of time based on a combination of certain parameters. The system may include an automatic cleaning mechanism such that a user does not need to manually clean components of a brewing machine between brew cycles. The system may also include apparatus configured to substantially prevent steam from reaching grinder components of the system. The system may also include apparatus configured to provide a precise dose of material based on, for example, volume of the material. Methods and apparatus for brewing a beverage are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: Starbucks Corporation
    Inventors: Randy Hulett, David Doucette, Izaak Koller, Brian Shay, Harold A. Brown, Jared Drinkwater, Levi Makaio Miller, Jeff Allison, Peter Bristol
  • Patent number: 10130518
    Abstract: In some embodiments, an appurtenance to a wound dressing includes: a substrate with at least one surface of a size and shape to mate with a surface of a wound dressing; a plurality of projections attached to the substrate and positioned to secure the substrate to the wound dressing; one or more sensor units attached to the substrate, the one or more sensor units configured to sense a condition of the wound dressing; and a transmission unit attached to the substrate and operably coupled to the one or more sensor units, the transmission unit including circuitry configured to transmit information associated with the one or more sensor units.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: ELWHA LLC
    Inventors: Boyd D. Allin, Jared Drinkwater, Paul Duesterhoft, Nicholas Dykstra, Daniel Hawkins, Roderick A. Hyde, Jordin T. Kare, Eric C. Leuthardt, Levi M. Miller, Elizabeth L. Schubert, Clarence T. Tegreene, Lowell L. Wood, Jr.
  • Patent number: 9897812
    Abstract: A strap system and a method for wearing the strap system are disclosed. The strap system includes a first flexible segment comprising a first stretchable band; a first semi-rigid segment to conform to a portion of the user's head and comprising a first arc portion to extend from above a user's first ear to below the user's occipital lobe; and a first rigid guide segment connected to the first flexible segment and the first semi-rigid segment. The first flexible segment extends beyond a first end of the first rigid guide segment and the first semi-rigid segment extends from a second end of the first rigid guide segment, the first and second ends of the first rigid guide segment being opposite to each other in a lateral dimension. The first flexible segment is stretchable within the first rigid guide segment along the lateral dimension.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2018
    Assignee: Oculus VR, LLC.
    Inventors: Robin Michael Miller, Joseph Patrick Sullivan, Jared Drinkwater
  • Publication number: 20160216512
    Abstract: A strap system and a method for wearing the strap system are disclosed. The strap system includes a first flexible segment comprising a first stretchable band; a first semi-rigid segment to conform to a portion of the user's head and comprising a first arc portion to extend from above a user's first ear to below the user's occipital lobe; and a first rigid guide segment connected to the first flexible segment and the first semi-rigid segment. The first flexible segment extends beyond a first end of the first rigid guide segment and the first semi-rigid segment extends from a second end of the first rigid guide segment, the first and second ends of the first rigid guide segment being opposite to each other in a lateral dimension. The first flexible segment is stretchable within the first rigid guide segment along the lateral dimension.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2015
    Publication date: July 28, 2016
    Inventors: Robin Michael Miller, Joseph Patrick Sullivan, Jared Drinkwater
  • Publication number: 20140298927
    Abstract: In some embodiments, an appurtenance to a wound dressing includes: a substrate with at least one surface of a size and shape to mate with a surface of a wound dressing; a plurality of projections attached to the substrate and positioned to secure the substrate to the wound dressing; one or more sensor units attached to the substrate, the one or more sensor units configured to sense a condition of the wound dressing; and a transmission unit attached to the substrate and operably coupled to the one or more sensor units, the transmission unit including circuitry configured to transmit information associated with the one or more sensor units.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2014
    Publication date: October 9, 2014
    Inventors: Boyd D. Allin, Jared Drinkwater, Paul Duesterhoft, Nicholas Dykstra, Daniel Hawkins, Roderick A. Hyde, Jordin T. Kare, Eric C. Leuthardt, Levi M. Miller, Elizabeth L. Schubert, Clarence T. Tegreene, Lowell L. Wood, JR.