Patents by Inventor Mark Dennis

Mark Dennis 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: 11360104
    Abstract: Described herein are methods, compositions and processes related to a microbial-based biosensor system for the detection of small molecules and analytes based on an analyte-responsive transcription factor-DNA binding mechanism with either a ratiometric fluorescent output through Förster resonance energy transfer (FRET) or a redox sensor output for the quantification of the target analyte with high sensitivity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Assignees: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY, L'UNIVERSITÉ DE BORDEAUX, L'INSTITUT POLYTECHNIQUE DE BORDEAUX, CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE
    Inventors: James Galagan, Allison Dennis, Catherine Klapperich, Mark Grinstaff, Thuy Nguyen, R. Baer, Uros Kuzmanovic, Marjon Zamani, Mingfu Chen, Margaret Chern, Chloe Grazon
  • Publication number: 20220164781
    Abstract: An exemplary system includes at least one physical computing device that is communicatively coupled, by way of a network, to an automated teller machine (ATM), and that receives, by way of user input to the ATM, a transaction identifier, verifies that the transaction identifier represents, in an electronic payment system, an electronic payment of an amount from a sender to a recipient by way of the electronic payment system, generates an access code for the electronic payment, initiates a transmission of the access code to a computing device of the recipient, receives, by way of additional user input to the ATM, the access code for the electronic payment, validates the received access code for the electronic payment, and directs, in response to the validation of the received access code, the ATM to disburse the amount of the electronic payment in physical currency.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2022
    Publication date: May 26, 2022
    Inventors: Mark Dennis, Miguel Angel Macias, Jaime Caballero
  • Publication number: 20220152622
    Abstract: A shredder device including a feed hopper, a screw conveyor and a shredder module, wherein the screw conveyor includes a screw conveyor shaft driven by a screw conveyor motor unit and having a screw conveyor flight formed thereon, and the shredder module includes a cutting drum having cutting openings formed therein, and a main screw rotatably arranged in the shredder module and having a main screw shaft, which is driven by a main screw motor unit, and a main screw flight which is formed thereon and passes over the cutting openings. The shredder device enables a higher cutting capacity. The main screw shaft is coaxially enclosed by the screw conveyor shaft inside the feed hopper up to the shredder module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2020
    Publication date: May 19, 2022
    Inventors: Helmut VON DER WEIDEN, Mark Dennis ACHENBACH
  • Patent number: 11334176
    Abstract: A touchpad assembly for an information handling system allows a user to select and switch between using the touchpad assembly as a touchpad to drag, drop, scroll and select items on a display and using the touchpad assembly as a numerical keypad to enter data for processing by the information handling system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: Dell Products L.P.
    Inventors: Charles Dennis Hughes, Mark Andrew Schwager, Deeder M. Aurongzeb
  • Patent number: 11315092
    Abstract: An exemplary system includes at least one physical computing device that is communicatively coupled, by way of a network, to an automated teller machine (ATM), and that receives a transaction identifier from the ATM, uses the transaction identifier to query an electronic payment system, receives, from the electronic payment system in response to the query, data representative of a pending electronic payment that is associated with the transaction identifier and is awaiting funding, sends data representative of information about the pending electronic payment to the ATM, the information indicating an amount to fund the pending electronic payment, receives, from the ATM, a confirmation that the ATM has received the amount to fund the pending electronic payment, and notifies the electronic payment system that the pending electronic payment has been funded.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: PNC Global Transfers, Inc.
    Inventors: Mark Dennis, Miguel Angel Macias, Jaime Caballero
  • Patent number: 11282053
    Abstract: An exemplary system includes at least one physical computing device that is communicatively coupled, by way of a network, to an automated teller machine (ATM), and that receives, by way of user input to the ATM, a transaction identifier, verifies that the transaction identifier represents, in an electronic payment system, an electronic payment of an amount from a sender to a recipient by way of the electronic payment system, generates an access code for the electronic payment, initiates a transmission of the access code to a computing device of the recipient, receives, by way of additional user input to the ATM, the access code for the electronic payment, validates the received access code for the electronic payment, and directs, in response to the validation of the received access code, the ATM to disburse the amount of the electronic payment in physical currency.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2022
    Assignee: PNC Global Transfers, Inc.
    Inventors: Mark Dennis, Miguel Angel Macias, Jaime Caballero
  • Publication number: 20220023437
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to compositions of matter useful for the treatment of hematopoietic tumor in mammals and to methods of using those compositions of matter for the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 19, 2021
    Publication date: January 27, 2022
    Applicant: Genentech, Inc.
    Inventors: Yvonne CHEN, Mark DENNIS, Kristi ELKINS, Jagath Reddy JUNUTULA, Andrew POLSON, Bing ZHENG
  • Patent number: 11167038
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compositions and methods for improving the safety of blood-brain barrier receptor-mediated blood-brain barrier transport.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2021
    Assignee: Genentech, Inc.
    Inventors: Ryan Jefferson Watts, Joy Yu Zuchero, Jessica Couch, Mark Dennis
  • Patent number: 11144901
    Abstract: An exemplary system includes at least one physical computing device that is communicatively coupled, by way of a network, to a retail point of sale (POS) machine, and that receives a transaction identifier from the POS machine, uses the transaction identifier to query an electronic payment system, receives, from the electronic payment system in response to the query, data representative of a pending electronic payment that is associated with the transaction identifier and is awaiting funding, sends data representative of information about the pending electronic payment to the POS machine, the information indicating an amount to fund the pending electronic payment, receives, from the POS machine, a confirmation that the POS machine has received the amount to fund the pending electronic payment, and notifies the electronic payment system that the pending electronic payment has been funded.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2021
    Assignee: BBVA Transfer Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Mark Dennis, Miguel Angel Macias, Jaime Caballero
  • Publication number: 20210292440
    Abstract: The present invention relates to antibodies that bind blood brain barrier receptors (BBB-R) and methods of using the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2021
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Applicant: Genentech, Inc.
    Inventors: Mark Dennis, Ryan Jefferson Watts, Yunhua Yu Zuchero, Yin Zhang
  • Publication number: 20210154348
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a solid pressed air freshener and odor neutralizer composition which can include greater than 10% fragrance. The air freshener comprises a fragrance; preferably the fragrance is impregnated within a water soluble substrate made from a foamed vegetable starch, a surfactant and a solidifier. The solid formulations break down easily in the presence of water and may be sprayed, within the area to be freshened.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 5, 2021
    Publication date: May 27, 2021
    Inventors: Amanda Ruth Blattner, Charles Allen Hodge, Tmothy John Kohnke, Mark Dennis Levitt, Julie E. Marquardt
  • Patent number: 10981987
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to compositions of matter useful for the treatment of hematopoietic tumor in mammals and to methods of using those compositions of matter for the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: Genentech, Inc.
    Inventors: Yvonne Chen, Mark Dennis, Kristi Elkins, Jagath Reddy Junutula, Andrew Polson, Bing Zheng
  • Patent number: 10945431
    Abstract: The present invention relates to quaternary ammonium disinfecting cleaning compositions comprising a quaternary ammonium compound, an alkyl a polyglycoside with a CMC greater than 1000 ppm and a chelant. Beneficially, the compositions provide residual sanitizing efficacy without diminished performance and without scale formation when diluted with hard water. The compositions are suitable for inactivating and/or reducing infectious agents, particularly Norovirus, Adenovirus, and Polyomavirus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: Ecolab USA Inc.
    Inventors: Yamini Karandikar, Mark Dennis Levitt, Joseph R. Wegner, Kim R. Solomon
  • Patent number: 10941215
    Abstract: The present invention relates to antibodies that bind blood brain barrier receptors (BBB-R) and methods of using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: Genentech, Inc.
    Inventors: Mark Dennis, Ryan Jefferson Watts, Yunhua Yu Zuchero, Yin Zhang
  • Patent number: 10912853
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a solid pressed air freshener and odor neutralizer composition which can include greater than 10% fragrance. The air freshener comprises a fragrance; preferably the fragrance is impregnated within a water soluble substrate made from a foamed vegetable starch, a surfactant and a solidifier. The solid formulations break down easily in the presence of water and may be sprayed, within the area to be freshened.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: Ecolab USA Inc.
    Inventors: Amanda Ruth Blattner, Charles Allen Hodge, Timothy John Kohnke, Mark Dennis Levitt, Julie E. Marquardt
  • Publication number: 20200385704
    Abstract: The invention provides an expression and secretion system, and methods of using the same, for the expression and secretion of one fusion protein in prokaryotic cells and a second fusion protein in eukaryotic cells. Also provided herein are nucleic acid molecules, vectors and host cells comprising such vectors and nucleic acid molecules.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2020
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Inventors: Devin TESAR, Xiaocheng CHEN, Mark DENNIS, Isidro HOTZEL
  • Publication number: 20200375296
    Abstract: A head protection system, comprising; a helmet or hat; and one or more pads. The one or more pads are configured to engage the helmet or hat via an engagement mechanism, which may be selected from a hook and loop fastener, an adhesive, and friction snaps. The engagement mechanism may be located on a rear portion of said headwear.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 1, 2020
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Inventors: Mark Dennis Holte, James Earickson
  • Publication number: 20200325248
    Abstract: The invention provides compositions including anti-tryptase antibodies and pharmaceutical compositions thereof, as well as methods of using the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2020
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Inventors: Xiaocheng CHEN, Mark DENNIS, Janet JACKMAN, James T. KOERBER, Mason LU, Henry R. MAUN, Kathila RAJAPAKSA, Saroja RAMANUJAN, Tracy STATON, Lawren WU, Tangsheng YI
  • Patent number: 10752703
    Abstract: The invention provides compositions including anti-tryptase antibodies and pharmaceutical compositions thereof, as well as methods of using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: Genentech, Inc.
    Inventors: Xiaocheng Chen, Mark Dennis, Janet Jackman, James T. Koerber, Mason Lu, Henry R. Maun, Kathila Rajapaksa, Saroja Ramanujan, Tracy Staton, Lawren Wu, Tangsheng Yi
  • Patent number: RE48558
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to compositions of matter comprising immunoconjugates comprising an anti-CD79b antibody comprising: (i) an HVR-L1 sequence of KASQSVDYEGDSFLN (SEQ ID NO: 194), (ii) an HVR-L2 sequence of AASNLES (SEQ ID NO: 195), (iii) an HVR-L3 sequence of QQSNEDPLT (SEQ ID NO: 196), (iv) an HVR-H1 sequence of GYTFSSYWIE (SEQ ID NO: 202), (v) an HVR-H2 sequence of GEILPGGGDTNYNEIFKG (SEQ ID NO: 203), and (vi) an HVR-H3 sequence of TRRVPIRLDY (SEQ ID NO: 204) and to methods of using those compositions of matter for the treatment of hematopoietic tumor in mammals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: GENENTECH, INC.
    Inventors: Yvonne Chen, Mark Dennis, David Dornan, Kristi Elkins, Jagath Reddy Junutula, Andrew Polson, Bing Zheng