Patents by Inventor John Sloan

John Sloan 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: 10849323
    Abstract: An herbicidal composition and method. An oil dispersion is described including one or more base oils; an herbicide composition comprising an herbicide composition comprising a triazolinone, a 4-hydroxyphenylpyruvate dioxygenase inhibitor, and a sulfonylurea; and a stabilizer comprising a phosphoric acid and/or a phosphoric acid derivative, and/or a mixture of phosphoric acid and/or phosphoric acid derivative with urea and/or a urea derivative; the dispersion demonstrating an enhanced spectrum of weed control and enhanced stability. A method of preparing an herbicidal composition and a method of controlling weeds are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: ARYSTA LIFESCIENCE INC.
    Inventors: James Sloan, John Martin Groome, Hong Zhang, Robbie Haines, Charlie James Flood, Alix Bramaud Du Boucheron, Pascale Labatut, Christophe Fillon, Christophe Sepulchre De Conde
  • Patent number: 10467214
    Abstract: A method for matching an instance to exemplars within a system includes receiving a plurality of literature regarding medical subject matter; including the received plurality of literature related to the medical subject matter into a text artifact; indexing the artifact using encodings to derive an initial code signature; deriving association rules from the artifact seeded by the signature to obtain a list of terminology to code mappings; receiving extensions to each of the code mappings to augment the mappings with the received extensions; indexing the artifact using the received extensions to obtain an exemplar code signature for the certain subject matter; and storing the generated exemplars for matching and instance; receiving an instance and generating an instance code signature using the received extensions; matching the instance code signature to one or more exemplar code signatures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: ALLSCRIPTS SOFTWARE, LLC
    Inventor: John Sloan
  • Publication number: 20190218678
    Abstract: A regenerator cell for regenerating metallic particles is provided. The regenerator cell includes: a housing for containing a quantity of electrolyte; an anode; a cathode; a cavity at least partially defined by the housing, the cathode and the anode; an inlet port for supplying electrolyte to the cell, the inlet port in fluid communication with the cavity; and an outlet port for expelling electrolyte, particles and/or gas from the cell, the outlet port in fluid communication with the cavity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 19, 2017
    Publication date: July 18, 2019
    Applicant: MGX Renewables Inc.
    Inventors: Simon Fan, Tristan Sloan, David Robert Bruce, John McLeod
  • Publication number: 20190165403
    Abstract: Systems and methods to overcome limited efficiency of energy storage and recovery processes in fuel cells are provided. The system include a particle regeneration subsystem for applying electrical energy to regenerate metallic particulate fuel; a fuel storage subsystem for storing metallic particulate fuel, the fuel storage subsystem in fluid communication with the particle regeneration subsystem; and a power generation subsystem for producing electrical energy from the metallic particulate fuel, the power generation subsystem in fluid communication with the fuel storage subsystem; a bearer electrolyte for transporting the metallic particulate fuel through the particle regeneration subsystem, the fuel storage subsystem and the power generation subsystem; and a control unit configured to independently control flow of the bearer electrolyte between the particle regeneration subsystem and the fuel storage subsystem, and the fuel storage subsystem and the power generation subsystem.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 25, 2017
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Applicant: MGX Renewables Inc.
    Inventors: David Robert Bruce, Simon Fan, John McLeod, Tristan Sloan
  • Publication number: 20180268540
    Abstract: A method for indicating and computing displacement of Elements with respect to corresponding Design Locations of the Elements. The method comprising loading, through a data interface, data describing a set of measurements (Measurement Data) of one or more Elements in a Scene. The method further comprising receiving data describing the geometry of one or more Elements (Design Models) that are expected to exist in the Scene. The method further comprising receiving data describing the Design Location(s) of these Elements. The method further comprising enabling a user to place a graphical representation of the Design Model in an Approximate Installed Location indicated by the Measurement Data. The method further comprising measuring and reporting the spatial differences between the Design Location and an Approximate Installed Location as indicated by the user-positioned graphical representation of the Design Model.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 16, 2018
    Publication date: September 20, 2018
    Inventors: John SLOAN, Kevin S. WILLIAMS
  • Patent number: 9953043
    Abstract: A method for matching an instance to exemplars within a system includes receiving a plurality of literature regarding medical subject matter; including the received plurality of literature related to the medical subject matter into a text artifact; indexing the artifact using encodings to derive an initial code signature; deriving association rules from the artifact seeded by the signature to obtain a list of terminology to code mappings; receiving extensions to each of the code mappings to augment the mappings with the received extensions; indexing the artifact using the received extensions to obtain an exemplar code signature for the certain subject matter; and storing the generated exemplars for matching and instance; receiving an instance and generating an instance code signature using the received extensions; matching the instance code signature to one or more exemplar code signatures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 24, 2018
    Assignee: ALLSCRIPTS SOFTWARE, LLC
    Inventor: John Sloan
  • Patent number: 9703984
    Abstract: A system may include a database, a processor coupled to the database, and a user module executed by the processor. The user module may be configured to receive a value for an attribute of a user and determine whether the value is derived from an assessment sponsored by an organization associated with the user. When the value is derived from the assessment sponsored by the organization associated with the user, the user module may store the received value in the database in a record associated with the user only and in a record associated with the organization and the user. When the value is derived from the assessment not sponsored by an organization associated with the user, the user module may store the received value in the database in the record associated with the user only.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 11, 2017
    Assignee: MARI LLC
    Inventors: Brian David Duffy, John Sloan Carney, Jesse Cole English
  • Publication number: 20160132695
    Abstract: A system may include a database, a processor coupled to the database, and a user module executed by the processor. The user module may be configured to receive a value for an attribute of a user and determine whether the value is derived from an assessment sponsored by an organization associated with the user. When the value is derived from the assessment sponsored by the organization associated with the user, the user module may store the received value in the database in a record associated with the user only and in a record associated with the organization and the user. When the value is derived from the assessment not sponsored by an organization associated with the user, the user module may store the received value in the database in the record associated with the user only.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 17, 2015
    Publication date: May 12, 2016
    Inventors: Brian David DUFFY, John Sloan CARNEY, Jesse Cole ENGLISH
  • Patent number: 8575921
    Abstract: An apparatus for monitoring the movement of a piston disposed within a housing comprises a pin which is responsive to the axial movements of a piston in the housing, the pin having an end which is magnetically coupled to a first ring magnet slidably disposed on a magnet carrier of an indicator body, a second ring magnet disposed on the magnet carrier having its poles oriented so as to repel the first ring magnet, and a retainer for holding the first and second ring magnets on the magnet carrier is described. Additionally, a method for operating the cycle indicator apparatus is also provided. The housing is comprised of one or a plurality of ports through which lubricants are delivered to one or a plurality of corresponding points within a machine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2009
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2013
    Inventor: Christopher John Sloan
  • Patent number: 7745382
    Abstract: It is known by the inventor that a universal synthetic lubricant additive that can greatly enhance the performance standards of existing lubricants, petroleum based or synthetic, imparts a new and desirable property not originally present in the existing oil or it reinforces a desirable property already possessed in some degree can greatly benefit the consumer. Although additives of many diverse types have been developed to meet special lubrication needs, their principal functions are relatively few in number.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2005
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2010
    Assignee: BestLine International Research Inc.
    Inventor: Ronald John Sloan
  • Patent number: 6706994
    Abstract: A welding torch assembly includes a torch body, a plurality of quick connect fittings and an elongated electrically insulated handle. The torch body includes a plurality of utility supply lines extending from the torch body with one of the quick connect fittings coupled at an end of each of the utility supply lines. The handle is shaped to engage at least a portion of the torch body and extend over at least one of the fittings.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2002
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2004
    Inventor: John Sloan
  • Patent number: 6373957
    Abstract: A loudspeaker comprises a motor stator providing an air gap, a voice coil, a support for supporting the voice coil in the air gap, a diaphragm coupled to the voice coil for reciprocation with the voice coil, and a frame for supporting the diaphragm. The motor stator comprises a back wall and a sidewall defining a somewhat cup-shaped interior, and a center pole comprising a permanent magnet. The center pole comprises a thermally relatively less conductive material. A passageway is provided through the center pole. A heat sink has a first portion for surmounting the center pole. The first portion is oriented adjacent the air gap. A second portion is coupled to the first portion in heat conducting relation and extends through the passageway to conduct heat away from the air gap through the passageway. The first and second portions comprise a thermally relatively more conductive material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2001
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2002
    Assignee: Harman International Industries, Incorporated
    Inventor: John Sloan Stewart
  • Patent number: 5140877
    Abstract: A hexagonal wrench is provided with three equally spaced grooves of varying depth adjacent an end of the wrench to define three flat side ball-shaped members, the end ball of which is adapted to be inserted in a complementary hexagonal socket of a screw-threaded member. The grooves vary successively in depth with the groove furthest from the end being the shallowest groove so as to provide increased resistance to breakage. A modified hexagonal wrench is comprised of a stub shank of hexagonal cross-sectional configuration secured to an end of a flat elongated strip to facilitate operation of the wrench in areas of small clearance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 1992
    Date of Patent: August 25, 1992
    Inventor: John Sloan
  • Patent number: 4049519
    Abstract: Reduction of carbonate concentrations in cyanide-containing electroplating baths and congeneric solutions using an electrolytic cell, equipped with cation permselective membranes, by the selective addition of hydrogen ions whereby the carbonate ions are converted, in sequence, to bicarbonate ions and then to carbonic acid which decomposes to water and carbon dioxide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 1976
    Date of Patent: September 20, 1977
    Inventor: Walter John Sloan
  • Patent number: D824938
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2018
    Assignee: CLARIFAI, INC.
    Inventors: Matthew Zeiler, John Rogers, John Sloan, Jason Culler