Patents by Inventor John P. Kelly

John P. Kelly 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: 10774187
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure include organic polymeric particles, paper coating compositions, coated paper, and methods of forming coated paper with the paper coating compositions. The embodiments of the organic polymeric particle include an organic hydrophilic polymer with a unit for hydrogen bonding, and a hollow porous structure that comprises an organic polymer that at least partially surrounds the organic hydrophilic polymer, where the hollow porous structure has a pore surface area greater than 1 percent of a total theoretical exterior surface area of the hollow porous structure and the organic hydrophilic polymer and the hollow porous structure give the organic polymeric particle a void volume fraction of 40 percent to 85 percent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: OMNOVA SOLUTIONS, INC.
    Inventors: David J. Brennan, John P. Kelly, Brian J. Ninness, James G. Galloway, Alan B. Chaput, Jr., John A. Roper, III, John D. Oates
  • Patent number: 10407832
    Abstract: Protection barriers, such as floor protection barriers, and methods for making and using same. The protection barrier can include a base sheet and an energy absorbing layer. The base sheet can have two or more paperboard layers and one or more sizing layers. A first paperboard layer can form a first surface of the base sheet, a second paperboard layer can form a second surface of the base sheet, and the one or more sizing layers can be disposed between the first and second paperboard layers. The energy absorbing layer can be secured to the second paperboard layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: GPCP IP Holdings LLC
    Inventors: John P. Kelly, Richard D. Jordan, Ronald C. Norris, Frederick J. Curcio
  • Patent number: 10351678
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure include organic polymeric particles, paper coating compositions, coated paper, and methods of forming coated paper with the paper coating compositions. The embodiments of the organic polymeric particle include an organic hydrophilic polymer with a unit for hydrogen bonding, and a hollow porous structure that comprises an organic polymer that at least partially surrounds the organic hydrophilic polymer, where the hollow porous structure has a pore surface area greater than 1 percent of a total theoretical exterior surface area of the hollow porous structure and the organic hydrophilic polymer and the hollow porous structure give the organic polymeric particle a void volume fraction of 40 percent to 85 percent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: OMNOVA Solutions Inc.
    Inventors: David J. Brennan, John P. Kelly, Brian J. Ninness, James G. Galloway, Alan B. Chaput, Jr., John A. Roper, III, John D. Oates
  • Publication number: 20190153172
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure include organic polymeric particles, paper coating compositions, coated paper, and methods of forming coated paper with the paper coating compositions. The embodiments of the organic polymeric particle include an organic hydrophilic polymer with a unit for hydrogen bonding, and a hollow porous structure that comprises an organic polymer that at least partially surrounds the organic hydrophilic polymer, where the hollow porous structure has a pore surface area greater than 1 percent of a total theoretical exterior surface area of the hollow porous structure and the organic hydrophilic polymer and the hollow porous structure give the organic polymeric particle a void volume fraction of 40 percent to 85 percent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2019
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Inventors: David J. BRENNAN, John P. KELLY, Brian J. NINNESS, James G. GALLOWAY, Alan B. CHAPUT, JR., John A. ROPER, III, John D. OATES
  • Patent number: 10189958
    Abstract: A method of forming an organic polymeric particle, comprising (i) forming a core of an organic hydrophilic polymer with monomers that contains an acid group, a latent acid group, or a combination thereof; (ii) forming a shell that comprises an organic polymer with monomers that contains an acid group, a latent acid group, or a combination thereof to encapsulate the core, where the shell has an initial size; expanding the core to form a hollow porous structure from the shell, where the hollow porous structure has an expanded size larger than an initial size of the shell; and (iii) hydrolyzing the acid group, the latent acid group or the combination thereof of the hollow porous structure and the organic hydrophilic polymer to give the organic polymeric particle a void volume fraction of 40 percent to 85 percent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: OMNOVA Solutions, Inc.
    Inventors: David J. Brennan, John P. Kelly, Brian J. Ninness, James G. Galloway, Alan B. Chaput, Jr., John A. Roper, III, John D. Oates
  • Publication number: 20180072854
    Abstract: A method of forming an organic polymeric particle, comprising (i) forming a core of an organic hydrophilic polymer with monomers that contains an acid group, a latent acid group, or a combination thereof; (ii) forming a shell that comprises an organic polymer with monomers that contains an acid group, a latent acid group, or a combination thereof to encapsulate the core, where the shell has an initial size; expanding the core to form a hollow porous structure from the shell, where the hollow porous structure has an expanded size larger than an initial size of the shell; and (iii) hydrolyzing the acid group, the latent acid group or the combination thereof of the hollow porous structure and the organic hydrophilic polymer to give the organic polymeric particle a void volume fraction of 40 percent to 85 percent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2017
    Publication date: March 15, 2018
    Inventors: David J. BRENNAN, John P. KELLY, Brian J. NINNESS, James G. GALLOWAY, Alan B. CHAPUT, JR., John A. ROPER, III, John D. OATES
  • Publication number: 20180055002
    Abstract: An animal litter system can include a housing unit and a removable cartridge containing litter. The housing unit can include housing walls, a floor, and a lid at least partially enclosing an interior volume. An interior wall can be disposed in the housing unit and can divide the interior volume into first and second compartments. A first passageway can be defined by a housing wall to provide access between the first compartment and outside of the housing unit. A second passageway can be defined by the interior wall to provide access between the first and second compartments. The removable cartridge can be disposed in the second compartment and can include a plurality of cartridge walls and a bottom at least partially enclosing an interior volume. Each of the plurality of cartridge walls and the bottom of the removable cartridge can independently include a plastic, cellulosic fibers, or a mixture thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2016
    Publication date: March 1, 2018
    Applicant: Georgia-Pacific LLC
    Inventors: Michael E. Carroll, Ronald C. Norris, Robert W. Burkhardt, John P. Kelly, Steven Frazier
  • Patent number: 9734037
    Abstract: Applications on a mobile device are sampled for detecting applications causing performance problems on the device. The method includes periodically logging performance information for a mobile device suspected to be having performance problems. The method further includes periodically logging identifying information about multiple applications on the mobile device. The method also includes periodically providing to a security server the logged performance information for the mobile device and the logged identifying information about the applications. In addition, the method includes, in response to a request from the security server for more information about one of the applications, providing a copy of the application to the security server for analysis of the impact by the application on performance of the mobile device. The method can further include receiving from the security server an indication that the application for which the copy was provided is causing a performance problem on the mobile device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2009
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2017
    Assignee: Symantec Corporation
    Inventors: Bruce McCorkendale, John P. Kelly, Brian Hernacki
  • Publication number: 20170191223
    Abstract: Protection barriers, such as floor protection barriers, and methods for making and using same. The protection barrier can include a base sheet and an energy absorbing layer. The base sheet can have two or more paperboard layers and one or more sizing layers. A first paperboard layer can form a first surface of the base sheet, a second paperboard layer can form a second surface of the base sheet, and the one or more sizing layers can be disposed between the first and second paperboard layers. The energy absorbing layer can be secured to the second paperboard layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2017
    Publication date: July 6, 2017
    Applicant: Georgia-Pacific LLC
    Inventors: John P. Kelly, Richard D. Jordan, Ronald C. Norris, Frederick J. Curcio
  • Patent number: 9656778
    Abstract: A panel board can include a main body confined by an upper boundary, a lower boundary, a first side boundary, and a second side boundary. A plurality of folding lines can be disposed on the main body and can extend from the upper boundary to the lower boundary. The folding lines disposed on the main body can provide a plurality of panels. A base having multiple sides can extend from the lower boundary of the main body. One or more locking tabs can extend from one or more sides of the base and one or more locking tabs can extend from the lower boundary of the main body. One or more locking slots can be disposed through the panel board about the lower boundary of the main body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 23, 2017
    Assignee: Georgia-Pacific LLC
    Inventors: John P. Kelly, Ronald C. Norris, Richard D. Jordan
  • Patent number: 9597862
    Abstract: Protection barriers, such as floor protection barriers, and methods for making and using same. The protection barrier can include a base sheet and an energy absorbing layer. The base sheet can have two or more paperboard layers and one or more sizing layers. A first paperboard layer can form a first surface of the base sheet, a second paperboard layer can form a second surface of the base sheet, and the one or more sizing layers can be disposed between the first and second paperboard layers. The energy absorbing layer can be secured to the second paperboard layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2017
    Assignee: Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products LP
    Inventors: John P. Kelly, Richard D. Jordan, Ronald C. Norris, Jr., Frederick J. Curcio
  • Publication number: 20160152372
    Abstract: A panel board can include a main body confined by an upper boundary, a lower boundary, a first side boundary, and a second side boundary. A plurality of folding lines can be disposed on the main body and can extend from the upper boundary to the lower boundary. The folding lines disposed on the main body can provide a plurality of panels. A base having multiple sides can extend from the lower boundary of the main body. One or more locking tabs can extend from one or more sides of the base and one or more locking tabs can extend from the lower boundary of the main body. One or more locking slots can be disposed through the panel board about the lower boundary of the main body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 26, 2015
    Publication date: June 2, 2016
    Applicant: Georgia-Pacific LLC
    Inventors: John P. Kelly, Ronald C. Norris, Richard D. Jordan
  • Publication number: 20160068640
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure include organic polymeric particles, paper coating compositions, coated paper, and methods of forming coated paper with the paper coating compositions. The embodiments of the organic polymeric particle include an organic hydrophilic polymer with a unit for hydrogen bonding, and a hollow porous structure that comprises an organic polymer that at least partially surrounds the organic hydrophilic polymer, where the hollow porous structure has a pore surface area greater than 1 percent of a total theoretical exterior surface area of the hollow porous structure and the organic hydrophilic polymer and the hollow porous structure give the organic polymeric particle a void volume fraction of 40 percent to 85 percent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 17, 2015
    Publication date: March 10, 2016
    Inventors: David J. BRENNAN, John P. KELLY, Brian J. NINNESS, James G. GALLOWAY, Alan B. CHAPUT, JR., John S. ROPER, III, John D. OATES
  • Patent number: 9148392
    Abstract: A computer-implemented method for aggregating event information may include 1) identifying a plurality of social networking data feeds, 2) identifying a time and a location of an event involving at least one person associated with at least one social networking data feed within the plurality of social networking data feeds, 3) mining the plurality of social networking data feeds for event data about the event, and 4) creating an event document from the event data to describe the event. Various other methods, systems, and computer-readable media are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2015
    Assignee: Symantec Corporation
    Inventors: John P. Kelly, Bruce McCorkendale
  • Publication number: 20150231867
    Abstract: Protection barriers, such as floor protection barriers, and methods for making and using same. The protection barrier can include a base sheet and an energy absorbing layer. The base sheet can have two or more paperboard layers and one or more sizing layers. A first paperboard layer can form a first surface of the base sheet, a second paperboard layer can form a second surface of the base sheet, and the one or more sizing layers can be disposed between the first and second paperboard layers. The energy absorbing layer can be secured to the second paperboard layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2015
    Publication date: August 20, 2015
    Applicant: GEORGIA-PACIFIC LLC
    Inventors: John P. Kelly, Richard D. Jordan, Ronald C. Norris, JR., Frederick J. Curcio
  • Publication number: 20150072147
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure include organic polymeric particles, paper coating compositions, coated paper, and methods of forming coated paper with the paper coating compositions. The embodiments of the organic polymeric particle include an organic hydrophilic polymer with a unit for hydrogen bonding, and a hollow porous structure that comprises an organic polymer that at least partially surrounds the organic hydrophilic polymer, where the hollow porous structure has a pore surface area greater than 1 percent of a total theoretical exterior surface area of the hollow porous structure and the organic hydrophilic polymer and the hollow porous structure give the organic polymeric particle a void volume fraction of 40 percent to 85 percent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2014
    Publication date: March 12, 2015
    Inventors: David J. BRENNAN, John P. KELLY, Brian J. NINNESS, James G. GALLOWAY, Alan B. CHAPUT, JR., John S. ROPER, III, John D. OATES
  • Patent number: 8528080
    Abstract: Files received by a mobile device are sampled for malware tracking. The method includes configuring file transfer mechanisms that use short-range communication technology on the mobile device to appear, to other devices, to be open for accepting all attempts to transfer files. The method further comprises intercepting files transferred via the short-range communication technology to the mobile device from another device. The method also comprises quarantining the files transferred to the mobile device and logging identifying information about each of the files quarantined and about the other devices from which each of the files originated. The method further includes providing the logged identifying information for the files received to a security server.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2013
    Assignee: Reefedge Networks, LLC
    Inventors: Bruce McCorkendale, John P. Kelly, Brian Hernacki
  • Publication number: 20130091570
    Abstract: Files received by a mobile device are sampled for malware tracking. The method includes configuring file transfer mechanisms that use short-range communication technology on the mobile device to appear, to other devices, to be open for accepting all attempts to transfer files. The method further comprises intercepting files transferred via the short-range communication technology to the mobile device from another device. The method also comprises quarantining the files transferred to the mobile device and logging identifying information about each of the files quarantined and about the other devices from which each of the files originated. The method further includes providing the logged identifying information for the files received to a security server.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2009
    Publication date: April 11, 2013
    Applicant: Symantec Corporation
    Inventors: Bruce McCorkendale, John P. Kelly, Brian Hernacki
  • Patent number: 8334047
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure include paper coating compositions, coated paper and/or paperboard, and methods of forming coated paper and/or paperboard with the paper coating compositions. The embodiments of the paper coating compositions contain high levels of hollow polymeric pigment relative to other pigments used in the paper coating composition (e.g., inorganic pigments). The paper coating compositions can provide the coated paper and/or paperboard with a wide variety of desirable features (e.g., high gloss, good smoothness, improved stiffness), while minimizing compaction (i.e., permanent deformation) of the underlying base paper.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2008
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2012
    Assignee: OMNOVA Solutions Inc.
    Inventors: John P. Kelly, Mark J. Pollock, Holly L. Dunnill, John G. Tsavalas, James G. Galloway, Alan B. Chaput, Jr., Timothy M. Dellinger, John A. Roper, III, Greg W. Welsch
  • Publication number: 20120136078
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure include organic polymeric particles, paper coating compositions, coated paper, and methods of forming coated paper with the paper coating compositions. The embodiments of the organic polymeric particle include an organic hydrophilic polymer with a unit for hydrogen bonding, and a hollow porous structure that comprises an organic polymer that at least partially surrounds the organic hydrophilic polymer, where the hollow porous structure has a pore surface area greater than 1 percent of a total theoretical exterior surface area of the hollow porous structure and the organic hydrophilic polymer and the hollow porous structure give the organic polymeric particle a void volume fraction of 40 percent to 85 percent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 1, 2010
    Publication date: May 31, 2012
    Inventors: David J. Brennan, John P. Kelly, Brian J. Ninness, James G. Galloway, Alan B. Chaput, JR., John A. Roper, III, John D. Oates