Patents by Inventor John Colby

John Colby 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: 10850750
    Abstract: Various embodiments include a vehicle draft key wear protector including a first arm, a second arm spaced-apart from the first arm, a first connector integrally connected to the first arm and integrally connected to the second arm, and a second connector integrally and detachably connected to the first arm and integrally and detachably connected to the second arm, wherein the railroad car draft key wear protector is configured to be positioned on an uninstalled draft key, and is configured to be positioned on an installed draft key in situ.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: STANDARD CAR TRUCK COMPANY
    Inventors: John D. Anderson, Walter J. Peach, Brandon Colby Ennis, Benjamin Austin Myers
  • Publication number: 20200199832
    Abstract: The subject matter described herein includes a roadway stud control system including a local stud control system positioned along a first section of a roadway, a plurality of roadway studs, each roadway stud disposed on a surface of the first section of the roadway and communicably coupled to the local stud control system, wherein the local stud control system is configured to communicate a control signal to control at least one aspect of the plurality of roadway studs.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 2, 2020
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Inventors: Harriet Anderson Langford, A. Philip Langford, Alan J. Anderson, John Picard, Allison Kelly Beaton, Glenn Le Faou, Laura Churcher, James Salisbury, Marie Buda, Edward Colby, Andy Milton
  • Patent number: 10577763
    Abstract: The subject matter described herein includes a roadway stud control system including a local stud control system positioned along a first section of a roadway, a plurality of roadway studs, each roadway stud disposed on a surface of the first section of the roadway and communicably coupled to the local stud control system, wherein the local stud control system is configured to communicate a control signal to control at least one aspect of the plurality of roadway studs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: MZC Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Harriet Anderson Langford, A. Philip Langford, Alan J. Anderson, John Picard, Allison Kelly Beaton, Glenn Le Faou, Laura Churcher, James Salisbury, Marie Buda, Edward Colby, Andy Milton
  • Publication number: 20190179407
    Abstract: Systems and methods for collecting quantitative or qualitative data. An immersive reality experience is provided to users and data is collected from the users during the experience. Collecting data may be performed while users are interacting with the experience. Users may be questioned during the experience and responses collected. Interaction behavior may be monitored during the experience and collected. A platform may be provided and used: in providing the experience, to collect the data, or to report, publish, or transmit data. A 360 degree photograph or video, a hologram, a two-dimensional or three-dimensional format, or two-dimensional or three-dimensional positional data, human-machine interaction generated by computer technology, Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), Mixed Reality (MR), or an application programming interface may be used. Research may be conducted, or the experience may be hosted by a third-party or proactively pushed. Questions may be displayed and responses measured.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 19, 2019
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Inventors: Alan Read Ziegler, John Colby Buzzell, Alyssia Thien-Nga Maluda
  • Publication number: 20190167453
    Abstract: A tubular prosthesis that includes a scaffolding formed by at least one scaffolding filament; a cover; and at least one controlled ingrowth feature constructed and arranged to abut an inner surface of a lumen wall when the prosthesis is implanted in the body lumen. The controlled ingrowth feature may extend inwards or outwards from the prosthesis outer surface. The controlled ingrowth feature may be formed by a scaffolding filament; by a separate filament; by the cover; and combinations thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2019
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Applicant: BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC.
    Inventors: Harris Colby, Stan R. Gilbert, John A. Hingston, William Bertolino, Claude O. Clerc, Petru Andrei
  • Publication number: 20060266762
    Abstract: An apparatus for dispensing products including a mechanism for limiting the movement of multiple products within a housing to one direction, at least one product retaining structure for preventing access to multiple products in a given period of time, and at least one theft deterring mechanism.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 2, 2006
    Publication date: November 30, 2006
    Inventors: Richard Andrews, Roger Miller, John Colby, Kirk Vlastakis
  • Publication number: 20050277872
    Abstract: A mobile personal computing and communications device provides for secure, reliable, accurate and up-to-date point-of-care medical information for rendering sound medical care to a patient. The mobile personal device may be used by either the patient and/or by caregivers to furnish, access and/or acquire and store the patient's medical records using wireless communications, to provide a treatment, to facilitate compliance with a treatment plan, to facilitate patient care, to facilitate collaboration on treatment for the patient's condition, and to proffer an authenticated medical directive, among other mobile medical services.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 23, 2005
    Publication date: December 15, 2005
    Inventors: John Colby, Steven Furlong
  • Publication number: 20050189311
    Abstract: A modular display including a product display panel, at least one product display unit and an indicia display panel. The at least one product display unit and the indicia display panel may be secured to the product display panel in a wide variety of configurations to tailor the modular display to the particular product(s) held by the display. Components of such a customized display may include trays, shelves and/or hangers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2005
    Publication date: September 1, 2005
    Inventors: John Colby, Joe Blanco, Bill Updegrave
  • Patent number: 5651235
    Abstract: In a system of packaging of foodstuffs in containers (12), each container (12) has a closure of aluminium/LDPE laminate formed with a central tear panel (322) which either has a pull-tab (402) rivetted thereto or is connected to a pull-tab (321) at an, edge of the closure (1) by a narrow tear strip (323) extending up, over and down the rim of the container (12). The closures (1) are conveyed in horizontal positions pneumatically from a closure-manufacturing machine towards a downwardly inclined, vibrating, tranpsort box (110) and tilted pneumatically into vertical positions as they approached the box (110) for stacking in the box (110).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 1994
    Date of Patent: July 29, 1997
    Assignee: Odin Developments Limited
    Inventors: Robert John Ashley, Lodewyk Johannes Claessen, Trevor John Colby, Ian Flude, Eric Charles Hopson, Simon Murray, Andrew Philip Pavely, Timothy James Pitcher
  • Patent number: 4837150
    Abstract: A process in which a culture of a methane-oxidizing bacterium or an extract thereof containing a methane oxidizing system is used as oxidizing agent for the oxidation of a higher short-chain alkane, an alkene or a cyclic organic compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 1985
    Date of Patent: June 6, 1989
    Assignee: National Research Development Corporation
    Inventors: Howard Dalton, John Colby, David I. Stirling
  • Patent number: 4594324
    Abstract: A process in which a culture of a methane-oxidizing bacterium or an extract thereof containing a methane oxidizing system is used as oxidizing agent for the oxidation of a higher short-chain alkane, an alkene or a cyclic organic compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 1982
    Date of Patent: June 10, 1986
    Assignee: National Research Development Corp.
    Inventors: Howard Dalton, John Colby, David I. Stirling