Patents by Inventor Mark A. Owens

Mark A. Owens 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: 20230074294
    Abstract: A system and method of analyzing duct pressure within a pipe allows for monitoring and detecting vacuum pressure of gases. The system includes a pressure monitor and a target duct. The pressure monitor preferably includes an alarm light, a speaker, a sensing light, an alert indicator, and a battery alert. The method begins by periodically capturing a plurality of pressure readings inside the target duct with the pressure monitor. Each pressure reading is logged with the pressure monitor. Each pressure reading is compared to each situational alert with the pressure monitor to identify at least one matching alert for at least one specific reading. The matching alert is from the plurality of situational alerts. The specific reading is from the plurality of pressure readings. The matching alert is visually and/or audibly outputted with the pressure monitor, if the matching alert is identified for the specific reading.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2022
    Publication date: March 9, 2023
    Inventors: Mark Fearis, Paul Owens
  • Patent number: 11597676
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a glass-ceramic composition may include from about 60 mol. % to about 75 mol. % SiO2; from about 5 mol. % to about 10 mol. % Al2O3; from about 2 mol. % to about 20 mol. % alkali oxide R2O, the alkali oxide R2O including Li2O and Na2O; and from 0 mol. % to about 5 mol. % alkaline earth oxide RO, the alkaline earth oxide RO including MgO. A ratio of Al2O3 (mol. %) to the sum of (R2O (mol. %)+RO (mol. %)) may be less than 1 in the glass-ceramic composition. A major crystalline phase of the glass-ceramic composition may be Li2Si2O5. A liquidus viscosity of the glass-ceramic composition may be greater than 35 kP. The glass-ceramic composition may be used to form the glass clad layer(s) of a laminated glass article.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 7, 2023
    Assignee: CORNING INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Heather Debra Boek, Natesan Venkataraman, Mark Owen Weller
  • Publication number: 20230064834
    Abstract: There is provided a method of discrete optimisation comprising: receiving an optimisation objective function; performing a continuous optimisation based upon the optimisation objective function to generate an initial continuous value; generating a plurality of candidate discrete values based upon the initial continuous value; evaluating the plurality of candidate discrete values based upon the optimisation objective function, wherein the evaluation of the plurality of candidate discrete values is carried out in parallel; and outputting a candidate discrete value based upon the evaluation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2020
    Publication date: March 2, 2023
    Inventors: Benjamin Pickering, Gareth Owen, David Leedal, Mark Pearce, Rebecca Wilson
  • Patent number: 11572303
    Abstract: A tinted glass composition and glass article including the same, the composition including: about 45 mol % to about 80 mol % SiO2; about 6 mol % to about 22 mol % Al2O3; 0 mol % to about 25 mol % B2O3; about 7 mol % to about 25 mol % of at least one alkaline earth oxide selected from MgO, CaO, SrO, BaO, and combinations thereof; about 0.5 mol % to about 20 mol % CuO; 0 mol % to about 6 mol % SnO2, SnO, or a combination thereof; 0 mol % to about 1.0 mol % C; 0 mol % to about 5 mol % La2O3; and 0 mol % to about 10 mol % PbO, and that is substantially free of alkali metal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 7, 2023
    Assignee: CORNING INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Heather Debra Boek, Timothy James Kiczenski, Lisa Anne Tietz Moore, Natesan Venkataraman, Mark Owen Weller
  • Publication number: 20220378608
    Abstract: This present disclosure provides devices, systems, and methods relating to modulating the temperature of a target tissue in a subject for various therapeutic purposes. In particular, the present disclosure provides devices, systems, and methods for the focal delivery of cytostatic hypothermia to a target tissue to treat a disease or condition in a subject (e.g., cancerous tumors).
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 16, 2020
    Publication date: December 1, 2022
    Inventors: Syed Faaiz ENAM, Mark CALHOUN, Tarun SAXENA, Steven Owen, Ravi BELLAMKONDA, Reed CHEN, Paolo MACCARINI
  • Patent number: 11513017
    Abstract: A system and method of analyzing duct pressure within a pipe monitors and detects vacuum pressure of gases. The system includes a pressure monitor and a target duct. The pressure monitor preferably includes an alarm light, a speaker, a sensing light, a service light, and a battery alert. The method begins by periodically capturing a plurality of pressure readings inside the target duct with the pressure monitor. Each pressure reading is timestamped with the pressure monitor. Each pressure reading is compared to each situational alert with the pressure monitor to identify at least one matching alert for at least one specific reading. The matching alert is from the plurality of situational alerts. The specific reading is from the plurality of pressure readings. The matching alert is visually and/or audibly outputted with the pressure monitor, if the matching alert is identified for the specific reading.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2022
    Assignee: SPRUCE ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGIES INC.
    Inventors: Mark Fearis, Paul Owens
  • Patent number: 11511069
    Abstract: A humidification system can include a heater base, a chamber, and a breathing circuit. The heater base includes a heater plate positioned in a recessed region, and a heat conductive portion of the chamber is configured to contact the heater plate. The heater base includes a guard configured to control movement of the chamber into and out of the recessed region. The guard includes an anti-racking mechanism. The chamber includes an inlet port, an outlet port. A downward extension extends into the chamber from the inlet port, and a baffle is disposed at a lower end of the downward extension. A component of the breathing circuit can include a conduit hanging end cap for shipping and storage. The end cap can include a hanging component to allow the breathing circuit component to be hung from a medical stand. The system can detect when breathing circuits are connected in reverse.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2022
    Assignee: Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Limited
    Inventors: John James Jackson, Barry Shack Manon, Victor Rosales Corrales, Stefan Leo Van Workum, Michael John Andresen, Stephen David Evans, Mark Samuel Hamilton, Paul Fleming Buckley, Jason Allan Klenner, Hamish Osborne, Samuel Graham Boggs, James William Stanton, Joseph Nathaniel Griffiths, Jonathan Andrew George Lambert, Nicholas Edward Vaughan, James Owen Kehoe, Francisco Ernesto De La Pe{hacek over (n)}a De La Fuente, Nicholas James Michael McKenna, Rachael Porter, Simon Mordechai Stam, David Robert Kemps, Edwin Joseph Lyons, Madeleine Bess Martin, Ada Yiwen Shou, Huang-Ku Liu
  • Patent number: 11494710
    Abstract: Methods and systems of optimization constraint adaptation for long-term target achievement. One system includes an electronic processor configured to divide a multiple time-step optimization problem into a plurality of successive single time-step optimization problems. The processor is configured to determine a first optimal variable value for a first single time-step optimization problem and determine a first resulting value of a secondary quantity based on the first optimal variable value. The processor is configured to determine a first divergence of the first resulting value from a first target value and determine a cumulative target divergence based on the first divergence. The processor is configured to determine a first target value adjustment for a second time-step based on the cumulative target divergence, adjust a first original target value of the secondary quantity for the second time-step using the first target value adjustment, and output the adjusted first original target value for display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Assignee: Kalibrate Technologies Limited
    Inventors: Benjamin Pickering, Gareth Owen, David Leedal, Mark Pearce, Rebecca Wilson
  • Publication number: 20220299176
    Abstract: Implementations are described herein for an adjustable recessed lighting apparatus (100) with a rotation ring (110). In various embodiments, a base (101) may be mounted to a surface and includes a light passage that generally directs light in a first direction (FD). The rotation ring (110) may be rotatably mounted to the base (101) such that the rotation ring (110) is rotatable about the light passage. At least one light source (140) may be mounted within the apparatus (100) to emit light through the light passage in a second direction (SD). A first drive (112) and a second drive (114) may be fixedly secured to the rotation ring (110). Accordingly, when torque is applied to the first drive (112), the rotation ring (110) may rotate relative to the base (101) about the light passage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 8, 2020
    Publication date: September 22, 2022
    Inventor: MARK OWEN JONES
  • Patent number: 11428845
    Abstract: A method for forming a sensing system responsive to a wavefield of acoustic or seismic signals. One embodiment includes providing a foil layer having first and second opposing surfaces and piezoelectric properties. The foil layer, configured as a sheet, is positioned about a frame surface which provides the foil layer a stable shape while permitting the sheet configuration of the foil layer to be responsive to a wavefield of seismic or acoustic energy. Coupling between the foil layer and the frame is so limited as to render direct coupling of the foil layer with signals of the wavefield the predominant means for stimulating the sensor element with seismic energy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2022
    Assignee: Quantum Technology Sciences, Inc.
    Inventors: Brian Richard Kryszczynski, Mark Andrew Tinker, Paul Armin Nyffenegger, Arthur Owen Endress, Kenneth Allan Ports
  • Publication number: 20220242779
    Abstract: A glass-ceramic includes SiO2 in a range of 40 mol. % to 80 mol. %; Al2O3 in a range of 5 mol. % to 20 mol. %; MgO in a range of 5 mol. % to 20 mol. %; and at least one of B2O3, ZnO, and TiO2, each in a range of 0 mol. % to 10 mol. %, such that the glass-ceramic further comprises a magnesium aluminosilicate crystalline phase at a concentration in a range of 5 wt. % to 80 wt. % of the glass-ceramic.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2022
    Publication date: August 4, 2022
    Inventors: George Halsey Beall, Heather Debra Boek, Ling Cai, Mark Owen Weller
  • Publication number: 20220219937
    Abstract: A cable tensioning system including: a body defining a balance point; a cable receiving area having gripping elements configured to grip and bias a cable relative to the cable tensioning system; and a sensor configured to sense changes to a balance of the body about the balance point, wherein the cable tensioning system is configured to maintain the cable within a preset range of tensions
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 14, 2021
    Publication date: July 14, 2022
    Inventors: Mark John Zajkowski, Huseyin Kandir, Todd William Danko, Don Mark Lipkin, Wayne Ray Grady, Andrew Crispin Graham, Trevor Owen Hawke
  • Patent number: 11339885
    Abstract: A gas check valve device having a header, at least one check valve plunger, at least one orifice that provides a first path for a small amount of gas to pass through the at least one check valve plunger when a respective compression spring presses the check valve plunger against a check valve seat to form an air tight seal, and a common gas passage connecting the check valve plunger with a common outlet. The gas check valve device provides a second path for a small amount of gas to pass through the orifice of the at least one check valve plunger in a reverse direction and a larger amount of the gas to pass between the at least one check valve plunger and the check valve seat when the gas pressure compresses the respective compression spring to separate the check valve plunger from the check valve seat.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignee: O2 AIR-SEA, LLC
    Inventors: Johnny Maxwell, Mark Owens
  • Patent number: 11332405
    Abstract: A glass-ceramic includes SiO2 in a range of 40 mol. % to 80 mol. %; Al2O3 in a range of 5 mol. % to 20 mol. %; MgO in a range of 5 mol. % to 20 mol. %; and at least one of B2O3, ZnO, and TiO2, each in a range of 0 mol. % to 10 mol. %, such that the glass-ceramic further comprises a magnesium aluminosilicate crystalline phase at a concentration in a range of 5 wt. % to 80 wt. % of the glass-ceramic.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: CORNING INCORPORATED
    Inventors: George Halsey Beall, Heather Debra Boek, Ling Cai, Mark Owen Weller
  • Publication number: 20220148550
    Abstract: The described embodiments relate generally to a micro-perforated panel systems, methods for noise abatement, methods of meeting safe breaking requirements and methods of making micro-perforated panel systems. In particular, embodiments relate to glass micro-perforated panel systems for noise abatement and meeting safe breaking requirements.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2020
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Inventors: Prashanth Abraham Vanniamparambil, Mark Owen Weller
  • Patent number: 11236012
    Abstract: A glass-ceramic that includes: SiO2 from about 35 mol % to about 80 mol %; B2O3 from about 10 mol % to about 50 mol %; P2O5 from about 10 mol % to about 50 mol %; and an optional addition of one or more of CaO, MgO and Bi2O3 from 0 mol % to about 5 mol %, wherein the glass-ceramic further comprises a boron-phosphate crystalline phase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 1, 2022
    Assignee: Corning Incorporated
    Inventors: George Halsey Beall, Heather Debra Boek, Ling Cai, Jin Su Kim, Dean Michael Thelen, Mark Owen Weller
  • Publication number: 20210395134
    Abstract: An article including a glass having that includes SiO2, Al2O3, and B2O3 and least one of Li2O, Na2O, K2O, MgO, CaO, SrO, BaO, SnO2, ZnO, La2O3, F, and Fe2O3, wherein the glass includes a dielectric constant of about 10 or less and/or a loss tangent of about 0.01 or less, both as measured with signals at 10 GHz.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 18, 2021
    Publication date: December 23, 2021
    Inventors: Heather Debra Boek, Ling Cai, Jennifer Anella Heine, Lisa Ann Lamberson, Adama Tandia, Kochuparambil Deenamma Vargheese, Mark Owen Weller
  • Publication number: 20210387442
    Abstract: A laminate glass article is provided that includes: a core glass layer comprising a first coefficient of thermal expansion (CTE); and a plurality of clad glass layers, each comprising a first primary surface, a second primary surface in contact with the core glass layer and a second CTE that is lower than the first CTE of the core glass layer. The difference in the first and second CTE is about 10×10?7/#C to about 70×10?7/#C. Further, each of the core glass layer and the clad glass layers comprises a viscosity from 109.0 to 1014.0 Poise from about 550#C to about 700#C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2019
    Publication date: December 16, 2021
    Inventors: Heather Debra Boek, Venkatesh Botu, Timothy Michael Gross, Balamurugan Meenakshi Sundaram, Adama Tandia, Lisa Anne Tietz Moore, Kochuparambil Deenamma Vargheese, Mark Owen Weller
  • Patent number: 11175023
    Abstract: A mounting bracket (20) for a luminaire fixture frame (12) having one or more tabs (30) to engage a hat channel or the like. The one or more tabs (30) are positionable between an un-deployed position and a deployed position to operably engage the hat channel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2021
    Assignee: SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V.
    Inventor: Mark Owen Jones
  • Patent number: D964347
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2022
    Assignee: Steelcase Inc.
    Inventors: Mark McKenna, James Owen