Patents by Inventor Kevin Kurtz

Kevin Kurtz 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: 20150119319
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel fluorinated macrocyclic compounds and methods of treating a hepatitis C infection in a subject in need of such therapy with said macrocyclic compounds. The present invention further relates to pharmaceutical compositions comprising the compounds of the present invention, or pharmaceutically acceptable salts, esters, or prodrugs thereof, in combination with a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier or excipient.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 2, 2015
    Publication date: April 30, 2015
    Inventors: Keith F. McDaniel, Hui-Ju Chen, Ming Yeung, Timothy Middleton, Liangjun Lu, Kevin Kurtz
  • Publication number: 20150040033
    Abstract: An instant messaging graphical user interface (“GUI”) is described comprising: a text entry region in which a user may enter instant messages; an IM conversation window in which a complete IM conversation between the user and a selected contact appears; a video window for displaying real time video of the user and/or the contact during an IM session; and a plurality of user-selectable personal video recorder (“PVR”) controls for performing a respective plurality of PVR functions on the video displayed within the video window, the PVR functions including record, pause, and rewind for recording, pausing, and rewinding the video, respectively.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2014
    Publication date: February 5, 2015
    Inventors: Kevin Kurtz, Pak-Kei Mak, Scott Wernforfer
  • Patent number: 8937041
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel fluorinated macrocyclic compounds and methods of treating a hepatitis C infection in a subject in need of such therapy with said macrocyclic compounds. The present invention further relates to pharmaceutical compositions comprising the compounds of the present invention, or pharmaceutically acceptable salts, esters, or prodrugs thereof, in combination with a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier or excipient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 20, 2015
    Assignee: AbbVie, Inc.
    Inventors: Keith F. McDaniel, Hui-Ju Chen, Ming Yeung, Timothy Middleton, Liangjun Lu, Kevin Kurtz
  • Publication number: 20120172291
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel fluorinated macrocyclic compounds and methods of treating a hepatitis C infection in a subject in need of such therapy with said macrocyclic compounds. The present invention further relates to pharmaceutical compositions comprising the compounds of the present invention, or pharmaceutically acceptable salts, esters, or prodrugs thereof, in combination with a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier or excipient.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 29, 2011
    Publication date: July 5, 2012
    Inventors: Keith F. McDaniel, Hui-Ju Chen, Ming Yeung, Timothy Middleton, Liangjun Lu, Kevin Kurtz
  • Publication number: 20110029892
    Abstract: An instant messaging graphical user interface (“GUI”) is described comprising: a text entry region in which a user may enter instant messages; an IM conversation window in which a complete IM conversation between the user and a selected contact appears; a video window for displaying real time video of the user and/or the contact during an IM session; and a plurality of user-selectable personal video recorder (“PVR”) controls for performing a respective plurality of PVR functions on the video displayed within the video window, the PVR functions including record, pause, and rewind for recording, pausing, and rewinding the video, respectively.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 13, 2010
    Publication date: February 3, 2011
    Applicant: CERULEAN STUDIOS
    Inventors: Kevin Kurtz, Pak-Kei Mak, Scott Werndorfer
  • Publication number: 20080021970
    Abstract: A computer-implemented method is described for instant messaging comprising: categorizing two or more instant messaging contact names into a single meta contact; receiving a request to transmit an instant message directed to the meta contact; selecting one of the two or more instant messaging contact names within the meta contact to which to transmit the instant message based on a specified prioritization scheme.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2007
    Publication date: January 24, 2008
    Inventors: Scott Werndorfer, Kevin Kurtz
  • Publication number: 20060085515
    Abstract: A computer-implemented method is described comprising: analyzing text entered by one or more users during an instant messaging session; identifying supplemental content based on the analysis of the text; highlighting the text or portions thereof to indicate to a user that supplemental content associated with the text is available; and providing the supplemental content to the user responsive to the user requesting the supplemental content.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 14, 2004
    Publication date: April 20, 2006
    Inventors: Kevin Kurtz, Pak-Kei Mak, Scott Werndorfer
  • Patent number: 7002447
    Abstract: A resistor card for a fuel level sensor has improved resistance to corrosion and wear. The resistor card has a substrate with a resistive layer and a conductive layer. A nickel layer covers the conductive layer. A nickel-gold alloy layer covers the nickel layer. The nickel-gold alloy layer protects the conductive layer from sulfur corrosion and improves wear resistance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2004
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2006
    Assignee: CTS Corporation
    Inventors: Ronald Dedert, Robert Heimann, Craig Hoffman, Kevin Kurtz
  • Patent number: 6985067
    Abstract: A resistor card for a fuel level sensor has improved resistance to corrosion and wear. The resistor card has a substrate with a resistive layer and a conductive layer. A nickel layer covers the conductive layer. A nickel-gold alloy layer covers the nickel layer. The nickel-gold alloy layer protects the conductive layer from sulfur corrosion and improves wear resistance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2004
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2006
    Assignee: CTS Corporation
    Inventors: Ronald Dedert, Robert Heimann, Craig Hoffman, Kevin Kurtz
  • Patent number: 6985068
    Abstract: A resistor card for a fuel level sensor has improved resistance to corrosion and wear. The resistor card has a substrate with a resistive layer and a conductive layer. A nickel layer covers the conductive layer. A nickel-gold alloy layer covers the nickel layer. The nickel-gold alloy layer protects the conductive layer from sulfur corrosion and improves wear resistance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2004
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2006
    Assignee: CTS Corporation
    Inventors: Ronald Dedert, Robert Heimann, Craig Hoffman, Kevin Kurtz
  • Publication number: 20050040930
    Abstract: A resistor card for a fuel level sensor has improved resistance to corrosion and wear. The resistor card has a substrate with a resistive layer and a conductive layer. A nickel layer covers the conductive layer. A nickel-gold alloy layer covers the nickel layer. The nickel-gold alloy layer protects the conductive layer from sulfur corrosion and improves wear resistance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2004
    Publication date: February 24, 2005
    Inventors: Ronald Dedert, Robert Heimann, Craig Hoffman, Kevin Kurtz
  • Publication number: 20050040929
    Abstract: A resistor card for a fuel level sensor has improved resistance to corrosion and wear. The resistor card has a substrate with a resistive layer and a conductive layer. A nickel layer covers the conductive layer. A nickel-gold alloy layer covers the nickel layer. The nickel-gold alloy layer protects the conductive layer from sulfur corrosion and improves wear resistance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2004
    Publication date: February 24, 2005
    Inventors: Ronald Dedert, Robert Heimann, Craig Hoffman, Kevin Kurtz
  • Publication number: 20050035843
    Abstract: A resistor card for a fuel level sensor has improved resistance to corrosion and wear. The resistor card has a substrate with a resistive layer and a conductive layer. A nickel layer covers the conductive layer. A nickel-gold alloy layer covers the nickel layer. The nickel-gold alloy layer protects the conductive layer from sulfur corrosion and improves wear resistance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2004
    Publication date: February 17, 2005
    Inventors: Ronald Dedert, Robert Heimann, Craig Hoffman, Kevin Kurtz
  • Patent number: 6828898
    Abstract: A resistor card for a fuel level sensor has improved resistance to corrosion and wear. The resistor card has a substrate with a resistive layer and a conductive layer. A nickel layer covers the conductive layer. A nickel-gold alloy layer covers the nickel layer. The nickel-gold alloy layer protects the conductive layer from sulfur corrosion and improves wear resistance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2003
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2004
    Assignee: CTS Corporation
    Inventors: Ronald Dedert, Robert Heimann, Craig Hoffman, Kevin Kurtz
  • Publication number: 20040196137
    Abstract: A resistor card for a fuel level sensor has improved resistance to corrosion and wear. The resistor card has a substrate with a resistive layer and a conductive layer. A nickel layer covers the conductive layer. A nickel-gold alloy layer covers the nickel layer. The nickel-gold alloy layer protects the conductive layer from sulfur corrosion and improves wear resistance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 3, 2003
    Publication date: October 7, 2004
    Inventors: Ronald Dedert, Robert Heimann, Craig Hoffman, Kevin Kurtz
  • Patent number: 5772496
    Abstract: A moveable device for finishing surfaces, in particular curved vertical surfaces. The device includes a moveable support structure for supporting a finishing apparatus, rollers and a motor for moving the device, and a finishing apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 1997
    Date of Patent: June 30, 1998
    Assignee: Enerfab, Inc.
    Inventors: Kevin Kurtz, William Richard Kunkel