Patents by Inventor John To

John To 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).

  • Publication number: 20200094110
    Abstract: An apparatus having processing circuitry configured to receive a selection of a predetermined activity, receive baseline data, and continuously perform tracking of user progress with respect to the predetermined activity as a function of the baseline data. The processing circuitry generates tracking data based on the tracking, continuously generates progress change data as a function of the tracking data, and outputs the progress change data to an external device. The progress change data is processed by the external device to output the progress change data to a display screen as a Graphical User Interface (GUI), a color scheme of the GUI being continuously updated as a function of being redisplayed based on the continuously generated progress change data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2019
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Applicant: Pacebycolor, INC.
    Inventors: Leander Chapman, John Shin
  • Publication number: 20200093994
    Abstract: An injection device including a barrel having a medicament reservoir therein capable of fluid communication with a needle assembly at a distal end thereof and sealed at a proximal end thereof with a stopper. The injection device further includes a plunger rod having a distal rod end which is couplable with said stopper, wherein, when the plunger rod is coupled to the stopper, forward axial movement of the plunger rod causes forward axial movement of the stopper coupled thereto into the medicament reservoir in order to expel medicament through the needle assembly. Further, the plunger rod can be decoupled from the stopper by applying a rearward axial force on the plunger rod, said rearward axial decoupling force being less than a rearward axial force required to move the stopper rearwardly with respect to the barrel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2019
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Applicant: NORTON HEALTHCARE LIMITED
    Inventors: Christopher John CLARKE, Joseph Peter CORRIGAN
  • Publication number: 20200093865
    Abstract: Genetically engineered hematopoietic cells such as hematopoietic stem cells having one or more genetically edited genes of lineage-specific cell-surface proteins and therapeutic uses thereof, either alone or in combination with immune therapy that targets the lineage-specific cell-surface proteins.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2019
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Applicants: VOR BIOPHARMA, INC, PureTech Management, Inc.
    Inventors: Joseph Bolen, Aleksandar Filip Radovic-Moreno, John Lydeard
  • Publication number: 20200094017
    Abstract: A coated and/or impregnated urinary catheter or urinary stent device, including: (a) a proximal portion; and (b) a distal portion, the distal portion comprising a retention portion that includes at least one protected drainage hole(s), port(s) or perforation(s) and is configured to establish an outer periphery or protective surface area that inhibits mucosal tissue from occluding the at least one protected drainage hole(s), port(s) or perforation(s) upon application of negative pressure through the catheter; and at least one coating(s) upon and/or at least one impregnation(s) within at least a portion of the protective surface area, the at least one coating(s) and/or at least one impregnation(s) including at least one of lubricant(s), antimicrobial material(s), pH buffer(s) or anti-inflammatory material(s)
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 26, 2019
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Inventors: John R. Erbey, II, Bryan J. Tucker, Jacob L. Upperco
  • Publication number: 20200093901
    Abstract: The present invention relates to clinically relevant dosing regimens of prophylactic subcutaneously administered long-acting factor IX (i.e., human FIX fused to human albumin) in human patients.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 7, 2017
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Inventors: Christine VOIGT, Shilpa PULI, John ROBERTS, Marc NOLTE
  • Publication number: 20200094088
    Abstract: Ignition-quenching covers are configured to quench an ignition event in a combustible environment triggered by an ignition source associated with an ignition-risk structure. Ignition-quenching covers comprise a porous body that includes two or more porous elements and are configured to cover the ignition-risk structure, wherein the ignition-risk structure is associated with a potential ignition source that may produce the ignition event in the combustible environment. The porous body defines passages sized to quench the ignition event. Methods comprise installing a porous ignition-quenching cover over an ignition-risk structure to prevent bulk combustion, e.g., of a fuel vapor in a fuel tank, due to an ignition event associated with the ignition-risk structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2019
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Inventors: Jason Scott Damazo, Eddie Kwon, Arthur C. Day, John Rubrecht Lowell
  • Publication number: 20200093907
    Abstract: Certain universal neoepitopes and cancer specific neoepitopes and methods therefore are presented that may be used in immunotherapy and cancer diagnosis. Preferred therapeutic and diagnostic compositions include antibodies or fragments thereof that bind to neoepitopes on cancer cells.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2019
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Inventors: Stephen Charles Benz, Andrew Nguyen, Charles Joseph Vaske, John Zachary Sanborn
  • Publication number: 20200093851
    Abstract: Preparations of glycan therapeutics, pharmaceutical compositions and medical foods thereof, optionally comprising micronutrients, polyphenols, prebiotics, probiotics, or other agents are provided and methods of making same. Also provided are methods of using said glycan therapeutics, e.g. for the modulation of human gastrointestinal microbiota and to treat dysbioses.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2019
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Inventors: Geoffrey A. von Maltzahn, Jared Silverman, Yvonne J. Yamanaka, John Miles Milwid, John M. Geremia
  • Publication number: 20200093668
    Abstract: A sleep system comprises at least one mattress including a first sleep area for a first occupant, the first sleep area including a first section for a portion of a body of the first occupant, and a second sleep area adjacent to the first sleep area for a second occupant, the second sleep area including a second section for a portion of a body of the second occupant, an articulation system for articulating the first section and the second section, a first user controller configured to communicate with the articulation system in order to control articulation of the first section, and a second user controller configured to communicate with the articulation system in order to control articulation of the second section, wherein the first user controller is further configured to communicate with the articulation system in order to move the second section into a predetermined position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2019
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Inventors: Stacy Stusynski, Yi-ching Chen, John McGuire
  • Publication number: 20200093863
    Abstract: Provided herein are modified NK-92® cells comprising one or more nucleic acids encoding i) a homing receptor, ii) Antigen Binding Protein (ABP) or Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) that specifically binds to a target antigen, iii) an Fc Receptor such as CD16 or CD16-158V, and/or iv) a cytokine, wherein the nucleic acid sequence is operably linked to a promoter. Further provided herein are modified NK-92® cells comprising one or more nucleic acids encoding i) IL-12 and/or TGF-beta trap, ii) an Antigen Binding Protein (ABP) or Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) that specifically binds to a target antigen, iii) an Fc Receptor such as CD16 or CD16-158V, and/or iv) a cytokine, wherein the nucleic acid sequence is operably linked to a promoter. Also provided are compositions and kits comprising the modified NK-92® cells, as well as methods of treating cancer using the modified cells.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 9, 2019
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Inventors: Hans G. Klingemann, Laurent H. Boissel, John H. Lee, Nathan T. Schumer
  • Publication number: 20200093695
    Abstract: In certain embodiments, a vial adaptor for removing liquid contents from a vial comprises a piercing member and a bag. The bag can be contained within the piercing member such that the bag is introduced to the vial when the vial adaptor is coupled with the vial. In some embodiments, the bag expands within the vial as liquid is removed from the vial via the adaptor, thereby regulating pressure within the vial. In other embodiments, a vial comprises a bag for regulating pressure within the vial as liquid is removed therefrom. In some embodiments, a vial adaptor is coupled with the vial. In order to remove the liquid. In some embodiments, as the liquid is removed from the vial via the adaptor, the bag expands within the vial, and in other embodiments, the bag contracts within the vial.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 25, 2019
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Inventors: John M. Seifert, Thomas F. Fangrow
  • Publication number: 20200093874
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides recombinant nucleic acids comprising one or more polynucleotides encoding a Serine Protease Inhibitor Kazal-type (SPINK) polypeptide (e.g., a SPINK5 polypeptide); viruses comprising the recombinant nucleic acids; compositions and formulations comprising the recombinant nucleic acids and/or viruses; methods of their use (e.g., for the treatment of Netherton Syndrome); and articles of manufacture or kits thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2019
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Applicant: Krystal Biotech, Inc.
    Inventors: Pooja AGARWAL, Suma KRISHNAN, John C. FREEDMAN
  • Publication number: 20200094153
    Abstract: A launched swing amusement ride has a carrier (100) for carrying a rider, wherein the carrier is suspended to swing from a support (400) by at least one elongate suspension member (413, 423) and is arranged to swing in more than one direction along an arcuate path, the arcuate path having a lowest point; a launch mechanism (200) located outside of the arcuate path; and a tether (300) that is arranged to releasably couple the carrier (100) to the launch mechanism to accelerate the carrier (100) in a first direction through a portion of the arcuate path between an engagement position and a release position, and to decouple the carrier (100) from the launch system (200) at the release position to propel the carrier (100) on an upward trajectory on the arcuate path.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2017
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Inventors: Robert Cummins, Harry Robert John Cummins
  • Publication number: 20200094281
    Abstract: Systems and methods are provided for securement of parts. One embodiment is a method for securing a part during fabrication. The method includes forming an interference fit between a pin and a wall defining a hole, supporting a weight of the part with the interference fit, and rotating the part around an axis of the part while the weight of the part is supported.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2018
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Inventors: John Shinozaki, Jerry Deming Chungbin, Steven Kuan-chi Wu
  • Publication number: 20200094705
    Abstract: In an illustrative embodiment, and to remove overall peak demand, a dealership energy management system may include bi-directional charging devices that may be associated with inventory vehicles and output devices that may be associated with customer vehicles. Inventory may be processed and associated with days stored at the dealership. The inventory vehicles may be charged up to 60% during off-peak hours to provide charge to incoming customer vehicles during peak hours. The inventory vehicles may discharge down to 40%, while providing charge to the customer vehicles, before another vehicle within the inventory is selected to provide charge. Inventory vehicles may be charged and discharged based on the days stored at the dealership as well as whether those vehicles have been discharged below a threshold.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 20, 2019
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Inventors: John MOON, Ryan D. HARTY, Jeremy WHALING, Annika Elise NORDLUND-SWENSON
  • Publication number: 20200094289
    Abstract: There is disclosed an apparatus and method for sorting gemstones from a batch of gemstones. The apparatus comprises one or more measurement locations, each comprising at least one measurement device configured to measure one or more properties of a gemstone. A continuously moveable surface supports the gemstones thereon and transports the gemstones to the one or more measurement locations. A separation device separates the gemstones from one another as they are transported on the moveable surface to the one or more measurement locations. A location trigger at a sensor location comprises a sensor for identifying when the gemstone passes through the sensor location.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2017
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Inventors: Andrew John Portsmouth, Colin McGuinness, Nicholas Matthew Davies, David Fisher
  • Publication number: 20200094377
    Abstract: A vapor abrasive blast system includes a compressor for generating compressed air, a water pump for pumping a water stream to a pressure vessel to pressurize the pressure vessel. A control valve is disposed upstream of the pressure vessel and is configured to control the flow of water from the water pump to the pressure vessel to thereby control the flow of blast slurry downstream out of the pressure vessel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2018
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Inventors: John W. Turner, Robert J. Lind
  • Publication number: 20200094494
    Abstract: Closed-loop systems and methods for controlling the temperature at the compaction point as an automated fiber placement (AFP) machine is placing material over complex surface features at varying speeds. The closed-loop system starts with multiple infrared temperature sensors directed at the layup surface in front of the compaction roller and also at the new layup surface behind the compaction roller. These sensors supply direct temperature readings to a control computer, which also receives speed data and a listing of active tows from the AFP machine and is also programmed with the number of plies in the current layup. In accordance with one embodiment, the heater control system uses a proportional-integral-derivative loop to control the temperature at the compaction point (e.g., at the interface of the compaction roller and a newly laid tow) and regulate the heater power to achieve the desired temperature.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 26, 2019
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Applicant: The Boeing Company
    Inventors: Brice A. Johnson, Samuel F. Pedigo, Sayata Ghose, John Z. Lin
  • Publication number: 20200094411
    Abstract: A system includes a first robotic machine having a first set of capabilities for interacting with a target object; a second robotic machine having a second set of capabilities for interacting with the target object; and a task manager that can determine capability requirements to perform a task on the target object. The task has an associated series of sub-tasks. The task manager can assign a first sequence of sub-tasks for performance by the first robotic machine based on the first set of capabilities and a second sequence of sub-tasks for performance by the second robotic machine based on the second set of capabilities. The first and second robotic machines can coordinate performance of the first sequence of sub-tasks by the first robotic machine with performance of the second sequence of sub-tasks by the second robotic machine to accomplish the task.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 22, 2019
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Inventors: Huan Tan, John Michael Lizzi, Charles Burton Theurer, Balajee Kannan, Romano Patrick
  • Publication number: 20200094504
    Abstract: A bead wrapping system for wrapping a strip around a tire bead may include one or more of the following components: an expandable chuck, a strip handling system, and a former assembly. At least one of the strip handling system and the former assembly may be movable radially relative to a central gear of the expandable chuck in response to rotation of the central gear.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2019
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Applicant: Bartell Machinery Systems, L.L.C.
    Inventors: John Robert Russo, II, James Robert Barron, George Louis Perry, Mike Gene Meisenhelder, Genadiy Ostapuk, Mark David Colangelo, Thomas Francis Lazzaro