Patents by Inventor John M. Robertson

John M. Robertson 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: 10350115
    Abstract: A leakage assessment system for use with an absorbent article having an outer surface, the system including a computer and a signaling device adapted to be used in conjunction with the absorbent article, the signaling device adapted to sense wetness in the absorbent article, wherein the signaling device is in electronic communication with the computer. The system also includes a wetness detection mat in electronic communication with the computer, and an image capture device configured to continuously detect an absorbent article wearer position, wherein the image capture device is in electronic communication with the computer, wherein the computer is configured to electronically record wetness incidents using the signaling device, the wetness detection mat, and the wearer position captured by the image capture device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc.
    Inventors: Andrew M. Long, Shawn J. Sullivan, John C. Robertson, Richard N. Dodge
  • Patent number: 9845142
    Abstract: An aircraft skin panel includes a laminated composite layer and a ground plane coupled to the composite layer, wherein the ground plane is an electrically conductive elastic thermoplastic.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 15, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2017
    Assignee: THE BOEING COMPANY
    Inventors: Michael P. Gleason, Mathew Albert Coffman, David G. Betterly, Michael A. Arrowsmith, John M. Robertson, Anthony Michael Hoff
  • Publication number: 20170264430
    Abstract: Methods, apparatuses, systems, and program products are disclosed for cryptographic key generation and distribution. A method includes generating a cryptographic key that may be divided into a plurality of key segments such that the key is re-constructed by combining each of the plurality of key segments. A method includes assigning each of a plurality of users to one or more groups. A method includes mapping each of a plurality of key segments of a key to one or more of a plurality of users as a function of a number of users within each group. A method includes encoding each of a plurality of key segments in a predefined format based on a mapping. A method includes distributing each of a plurality of encoded key segments to each of one or more users that is mapped to each encoded key segment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2017
    Publication date: September 14, 2017
    Inventor: John M. Robertson
  • Publication number: 20170070513
    Abstract: Apparatuses, systems, methods, and computer program products are disclosed for a dynamic communications session controller. An identity module is configured to masquerade as a session endpoint to a session controller for a communications protocol using one or more network interfaces. An endpoint selection module is configured to dynamically select a destination for a session intended for a masqueraded session endpoint, based on information from one or more destinations. A routing module is configured to maintain and/or direct connectivity for a session with at least a selected destination using a communications protocol.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 9, 2015
    Publication date: March 9, 2017
    Inventors: John M. Robertson, William D. Baird, Jason C. Weaver
  • Patent number: 9584518
    Abstract: Apparatuses, systems, methods, and computer program products are disclosed for a dynamic communications session controller. An identity module is configured to masquerade as a session endpoint to a session controller for a communications protocol using one or more network interfaces. An endpoint selection module is configured to dynamically select a destination for a session intended for a masqueraded session endpoint, based on information from one or more destinations. A routing module is configured to maintain and/or direct connectivity for a session with at least a selected destination using a communications protocol.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2017
    Assignee: CALLWARE TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
    Inventors: John M. Robertson, William D. Baird, Jason C. Weaver
  • Publication number: 20160257394
    Abstract: An aircraft skin panel includes a laminated composite layer and a ground plane coupled to the composite layer, wherein the ground plane is an electrically conductive elastic thermoplastic.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 15, 2014
    Publication date: September 8, 2016
    Inventors: Michael P. Gleason, Mathew Albert Coffman, David G. Betterly, Michael A. Arrowsmith, John M. Robertson, Anthony Michael Hoff
  • Patent number: 8631038
    Abstract: A basic architecture for managing digital identity information in a network such as the World Wide Web is provided. A user of the architecture can organize his or her information into one or more profiles which reflect the nature of different relationships between the user and other entities, and grant or deny each entity access to a given profile. Various enhancements which may be provided through the architecture are also described, including tools for filtering email, controlling access to user web pages, locating other users and making one's own location known, browsing or mailing anonymously, filling in web forms automatically with information already provided once by hand, logging in automatically, securely logging in to multiple sites with a single password and doing so from any machine on the network, and other enhancements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2004
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2014
    Assignee: EMC Corporation
    Inventors: Joseph Andrew Mellmer, Russell T. Young, Arn D. Perkins, John M. Robertson, Jeffrey Neil Sabin, Michael C. McDonald, Douglas Phillips, Robert Michael Sheridan, Nadeem Ahmad Nazeer, DeeAnne Barker Higley, Stephen R. Carter, Douglas G. Earl, Kelly E. Sonderegger, Daniel T. Ferguson, Farrell Lynn Brough
  • Patent number: 8392420
    Abstract: A basic architecture for managing digital identity information in a network such as the World Wide Web is provided. A user of the architecture can organize his or her information into one or more profiles which reflect the nature of different relationships between the user and other entities, and grant or deny each entity access to a given profile. Various enhancements which may be provided through the architecture are also described, including tools for filtering email, controlling access to user web pages, locating other users and making one's own location known, browsing or mailing anonymously, filling in web forms automatically with information already provided once by hand, logging in automatically, securely logging in to multiple sites with a single password and doing so from any machine on the network, and other enhancements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2013
    Assignee: EMC Corporation
    Inventors: Joseph Andrew Mellmer, Russell T. Young, Arn D. Perkins, John M. Robertson, Jeffrey Neil Sabin, Michael C. McDonald, Douglas Phillips, Robert Michael Sheridan, Nadeem Ahmad Nazeer, DeeAnne Barker Higley, Stephen R. Carter, Douglas G. Earl, Kelly E. Sonderegger, Daniel T. Ferguson, Farrell Lynn Brough
  • Patent number: 8386333
    Abstract: A system and method for enabling a user to transact an anonymous on-line transaction, wherein a form of on-line payment is requested at a transaction interface is disclosed. The method may include providing an anonymous user interface that enables a user to initiate an on-line payment, accessing a first profile comprising user data when the user activates the form of on-line payment, generating a second profile linked to the first profile, wherein the second profile comprises anonymous data, and communicating the anonymous data from the second profile to the transaction interface to enable completion of the transaction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2013
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Kelly Ervin Sonderegger, Russell T. Young, John M. Robertson, Arn D. Perkins
  • Publication number: 20110258078
    Abstract: A system and method for enabling a user to transact an anonymous on-line transaction, wherein a form of on-line payment is requested at a transaction interface is disclosed. The method may include providing an anonymous user interface that enables a user to initiate an on-line payment, accessing a first profile comprising user data when the user activates the form of on-line payment, generating a second profile linked to the first profile, wherein the second profile comprises anonymous data, and communicating the anonymous data from the second profile to the transaction interface to enable completion of the transaction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2011
    Publication date: October 20, 2011
    Inventors: Kelly Ervin Sonderegger, Russell T. Young, John M. Robertson, Arn D. Perkins
  • Publication number: 20110208778
    Abstract: A basic architecture for managing digital identity information in a network such as the World Wide Web is provided. A user of the architecture can organize his or her information into one or more profiles which reflect the nature of different relationships between the user and other entities, and grant or deny each entity access to a given profile. Various enhancements which may be provided through the architecture are also described, including tools for filtering email, controlling access to user web pages, locating other users and making one's own location known, browsing or mailing anonymously, filling in web forms automatically with information already provided once by hand, logging in automatically, securely logging in to multiple sites with a single password and doing so from any machine on the network, and other enhancements.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 29, 2011
    Publication date: August 25, 2011
    Applicant: NOVELL, INC.
    Inventors: Joseph Andrew Mellmer, Russell T. Young, Arn D. Perkins, John M. Robertson, Jeffrey Neil Sabin, Michael C. McDonald, Douglas Phillips, Robert Michael Sheridan, Nadeem Ahmad Nazeer, DeeAnne Barker Higley, Stephen R. Carter, Douglas G. Earl, Kelly E. Sonderegger, Daniel T. Ferguson, Farrell Lynn Brough
  • Patent number: 8001014
    Abstract: A system and method for enabling a user to transact an anonymous on-line transaction, wherein a form of on-line payment is requested at a transaction interface is disclosed. The method may include providing an anonymous user interface that enables a user to initiate an on-line payment, accessing a first profile comprising user data when the user activates the form of on-line payment, generating a second profile linked to the first profile wherein, the second profile comprises anonymous data, and communicating the anonymous data from the second profile to the transaction interface to enable completion of the transaction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2009
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2011
    Assignee: CPTN Holdings LLC
    Inventors: Kelly Ervin Sonderegger, Russell T. Young, John M. Robertson, Arn D. Perkins
  • Patent number: 7875141
    Abstract: A method of restoring a section of a composite having a honeycomb bonded to a perforated skin includes the steps of separating a first honeycomb from the perforated skin to expose a portion of the perforated skin, inserting pins through perforations in the perforated skin, extending the pins through a repair material, attaching the repair material to the exposed portion of the perforated skin, and attaching a second honeycomb to the repair material. The method may include removing material from the exposed portion of the perforated skin, prior to inserting pins through the perforations, to create a more even bonding surface for attaching the repair material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 25, 2011
    Assignee: United Technologies Corporation
    Inventors: Wiliam F. Bogue, John M. Robertson
  • Publication number: 20100258236
    Abstract: A method of restoring a section of a composite having a honeycomb bonded to a perforated skin includes the steps of separating a first honeycomb from the perforated skin to expose a portion of the perforated skin, inserting pins through perforations in the perforated skin, extending the pins through a repair material, attaching the repair material to the exposed portion of the perforated skin, and attaching a second honeycomb to the repair material. The method may include removing material from the exposed portion of the perforated skin, prior to inserting pins through the perforations, to create a more even bonding surface for attaching the repair material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 23, 2010
    Publication date: October 14, 2010
    Applicant: UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Wiliam F. Bogue, John M. Robertson
  • Patent number: 7680819
    Abstract: A basic architecture for managing digital identity information in a network such as the World Wide Web is provided. A user of the architecture can organize his or her information into one or more profiles which reflect the nature of different relationships between the user and other entities, and grant or deny each entity access to a given profile. Various enhancements which may be provided through the architecture are also described, including tools for filtering email, controlling access to user web pages, locating other users and making one's own location known, browsing or mailing anonymously, filling in web forms automatically with information already provided once by hand, logging in automatically, securely logging in to multiple sites with a single password and doing so from any machine on the network, and other enhancements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2000
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2010
    Assignee: Novell, Inc.
    Inventors: Joseph Andrew Mellmer, Russell T. Young, Arn D. Perkins, John M. Robertson, Jeffrey Neil Sabin, Michael C. McDonald, Douglas Phillips, Robert Michael Sheridan, Nadeem Ahmad Nazeer, DeeAnne Barker Higley, Stephen R. Carter, Douglas G. Earl, Kelly E. Sonderegger, Daniel T. Ferguson, Farrell Lynn Brough
  • Publication number: 20100063897
    Abstract: A system and method for enabling a user to transact an anonymous on-line transaction, wherein a form of on-line payment is requested at a transaction interface is disclosed. The method may include providing an anonymous user interface that enables a user to initiate an on-line payment, accessing a first profile comprising user data when the user activates the form of on-line payment, generating a second profile linked to the first profile wherein, the second profile comprises anonymous data, and communicating the anonymous data from the second profile to the transaction interface to enable completion of the transaction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2009
    Publication date: March 11, 2010
    Applicant: Novell, Inc.
    Inventors: Kelly Ervin Sonderegger, Russell T. Young, John M. Robertson, Arn D. Perkins
  • Patent number: 7645479
    Abstract: A thermal management process for enabling the restoration of a surface of a metallic detail in the presence of at least one bonding material, comprising preparing at least one damaged area on a metallic detail; disposing at least one thermal management component upon a bonding material or a surface area proximate to the bonding material to which the metallic detail is joined; masking at least the surface area and the bonding material with a masking agent; and dimensionally restoring a surface of the metallic detail disposed on the article at a processing temperature lower than a temperature which would degrade the bonding material, the substrate, or the bondment interface therebetween.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2006
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2010
    Assignee: United Technologies Corporation
    Inventors: William Bogue, John M. Robertson, Gary Shubert
  • Patent number: 7640187
    Abstract: A system and method for enabling a user to transact an anonymous on-line transaction, wherein a form of on-line payment is requested at a transaction interface is disclosed. The method may include providing an anonymous user interface that enables a user to initiate an on-line payment, accessing a first profile comprising user data when the user activates the form of on-line payment, generating a second profile linked to the first profile wherein, the second profile comprises anonymous data, and communicating the anonymous data from the second profile to the transaction interface to enable completion of the transaction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2001
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2009
    Assignee: Novell, Inc.
    Inventors: Kelly Irvin Sonderegger, Russell T. Young, John M. Robertson, Arn D. Perkins
  • Patent number: 7603890
    Abstract: A method of inspecting a repaired metal alloy part to analyze a microstructure of the metal part includes placing a replicating material on a surface of the metal part to create an inverted replica of the microstructure. The replicating material is then removed from the surface. An image of the inverted replica on the replicating material is magnified in order to evaluate the microstructure for incipient melting and areas of boride concentration. This inspection method facilitates that evaluation without causing any destruction to the metal part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2008
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2009
    Assignee: United Technologies Corporation
    Inventors: Thomas A. Vetere, Stephen M. Kurpaska, Edward R. Szela, John M. Robertson
  • Patent number: 7481098
    Abstract: A method of determining a depth of intergranular attack (IGA) on a surface of a metal part includes applying a replicating material on a second surface of the part that is essentially perpendicular to and intersects with the surface of interest. The replicating material is used to create an inverted replica of the microstructure of the second surface. Lengths of the cracks replicated on the replicating material are measured in order to determine the depth of intergranular attack on the surface of the part. In some embodiments, a fixture device may be temporarily attached to the metal part to maintain an edge of the second surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2007
    Date of Patent: January 27, 2009
    Assignee: United Technologies Corporation
    Inventors: John M. Robertson, Richard B. Ringler, Stephen M. Kurpaska