Patents by Inventor Lily Truong

Lily Truong 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: 10774618
    Abstract: A downhole power generator module having a body with one or more couplings that are configured to connect the body to a downhole tool string positioned downhole in a wellbore. An axial passageway is formed through the outer housing and couplings. The power generator module has a pressure-driven electric generator such as a triboelectric or piezoelectric generator positioned within the body. A port in the body enables communication of well fluids from the wellbore to the generator. Pressure changes in the well fluids are communicated to the pressure-driven electric generator, causing it to autonomously generate electric power downhole. The generated power is provided directly to other downhole tools without intervention from the surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: BAKER HUGHES, A GE COMPANY, LLC
    Inventors: Yuh Loh, Zhi Yong He, Lily Truong, Felipe Rivero, Zhiyue Xu
  • Publication number: 20200275758
    Abstract: Devices and methods for electrostatic application of cosmetics are described. In one embodiment, a system for electrostatic deposition of cosmetic material on a surface includes: a housing; a nozzle configured for breaking the cosmetic material into cosmetic particles and for directing the cosmetic particles out of the housing and toward the surface; and a reservoir configured for holding the cosmetic material. The reservoir is connected to the nozzle. The system also includes an airflow conduit configured to provide air to the nozzle; and a nozzle electrode configured proximately to the nozzle. The nozzle electrode is configured to charge the cosmetic particles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2020
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Inventors: Zane Bowman Allen Miller, Kyle Harris Yeates, Sam Benjamin Goldberg, Joseph Eric Skidmore, Lily Truong, Julian John Trowbridge
  • Publication number: 20200237604
    Abstract: A skincare device having energy regenerating end effector is presented. In one embodiment, an end effector includes an inner end effector structure configured to oscillate about a first axis. The inner end effector structure includes at least one magnet and a plurality of contacting elements configured to contact skin of a user. The end effector also includes an outer end effector structure comprising at least one induction coil. The at least one magnet and the at least one induction coil cooperate to generate electrical current in the at least one induction coil when the end effector structure oscillates about an axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2019
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Applicant: L'Oreal
    Inventors: Lily Truong, Wayne Weber
  • Publication number: 20200215350
    Abstract: Phototherapy systems and methods of phototherapy are described. In an example, the phototherapy system includes a therapeutic light source configured to emit phototherapeutic light towards a subject; and a placebo light source configured to emit placebo light towards the subject. In an embodiment, the light, including the phototherapeutic light and the placebo light, emitted by the phototherapy system is configured to be visually perceived by the subject as continuous light. In an embodiment, the placebo light is a metameric match of the phototherapeutic light. In an embodiment, the method includes emitting the placebo light in a wavelength range and at an intensity configured to be visually perceived by the user as the phototherapeutic light, such as where the placebo light is a metameric match of the phototherapeutic light.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 4, 2019
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Applicant: L'Oreal
    Inventor: Lily Truong
  • Publication number: 20200188707
    Abstract: Systems and cosmetic kits for removal of eye makeup are described. In an example, the systems include a handle portion configured to be grasped by a hand and defining a formulation reservoir that carries a formulation for removing eye makeup from a region of an eye; an application portion including: a plurality of bristles shaped to apply the formulation to the region of the eye; and an aperture; and a support member extending between the handle portion and the application portion, the support member defining a lumen in fluid communication with the formulation reservoir and the aperture.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2018
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Applicant: L'Oreal
    Inventor: Lily Truong
  • Publication number: 20200187624
    Abstract: Systems and cosmetic kits including a formulation for removing eye makeup from a region of an eye; and a brush including a plurality of bristles shaped to apply the formulation to the region of the eye are described. In an example, the system includes a formulation for removing eye makeup from a region of an eye; and a brush including a plurality of bristles shaped to apply the formulation to the region of the eye.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2018
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Applicant: L'Oreal
    Inventor: Lily Truong
  • Publication number: 20200170399
    Abstract: End effectors and systems including end effectors including embedded batteries and auxiliary components powered by the batteries are described. In an example, the end effector includes a base portion coupleable to a motor carried by an appliance that is separate from the end effector; and a battery disposed in the base portion configured to power an auxiliary component of the end effector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2018
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Inventor: Lily Truong
  • Publication number: 20190284907
    Abstract: A downhole power generator module having a body with one or more couplings that are configured to connect the body to a downhole tool string positioned downhole in a wellbore. An axial passageway is formed through the outer housing and couplings. The power generator module has a pressure-driven electric generator such as a triboelectric or piezoelectric generator positioned within the body. A port in the body enables communication of well fluids from the wellbore to the generator. Pressure changes in the well fluids are communicated to the pressure-driven electric generator, causing it to autonomously generate electric power downhole. The generated power is provided directly to other downhole tools without intervention from the surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 16, 2018
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Applicant: Baker Hughes, a GE company, LLC
    Inventors: Yuh Loh, Zhi Yong He, Lily Truong, Felipe Rivero, Zhiyue Xu
  • Publication number: 20130023914
    Abstract: A device for accessing a body orifice is disclosed. The device may include a speculum body having an outer shell and an inner shell nested within the outer shell. A plurality of fluidic channels may be defined in the interstitial space between the inner and outer shells. The outer shell may be configured as an optical waveguide. The inner shell central bore may be configured for viewing and suction. The device may include a speculum body having a tapered shape. The body may be expandable to expand muscles surrounding a body orifice. Programmable controllers, viewing, recording, and communications systems are also described. Methods of using and forming the devices are also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 18, 2012
    Publication date: January 24, 2013
    Applicant: CLEAREAR, INC.
    Inventors: Stephanie Lily TRUONG, Vandana JAIN, Evan LUXON