Patents by Inventor Michael A. Butler

Michael A. Butler 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: 10726372
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a user interface that enables an administrator to monitor the status of one or more long-running processes executing on a system. According to one or more embodiments, information about the long-running processes is received, analyzed and converted into a single format. This information is then stored in a storage device in the single format. In response to a command request periodically received from a user interface, summary information about the one or more long-running processes is provided to, and displayed on, the user interface. Upon receipt of a user selection of at least a portion of the summary information, the user interface issues a second command request that is similar to the first command request, but includes additional parameters, to retrieve additional information about the selected summary information. Once the additional information is received, the additional information is presented on the user interface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventors: Sanjay Ramaswamy, Jimin Jia, Qi Ren, Wenjie Liang, Michael Forney, Michael Butler
  • Patent number: 10723720
    Abstract: The present invention provides a compound of formula (I) or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, pharmaceutical compositions comprising a compound of the invention, a method for manufacturing compounds of the invention and therapeutic uses thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignees: AMGEN INC., CYTOKINETICS, INC.
    Inventors: Luke Ashcraft, Alessandro Boezio, John Butler, Aroop Chandra, Chihyuan Chuang, Scott E. Collibee, Mikkel Debenedetto, Vincent DiMassa, Russell Graceffa, Justin Malinowski, David Moebius, Bradley P. Morgan, Joshua Payette, Antonio Romero, David St. Jean, Jr., Richard Vargas, John Yeoman, Hanmo Zhang, Alan Cheng, Felix Gonzalez Lopez De Turiso, Michael Garrett Johnson
  • Publication number: 20200223829
    Abstract: The present invention provides a compound of formula (I) or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, pharmaceutical compositions comprising a compound of the invention, a method for manufacturing compounds of the invention and therapeutic uses thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2020
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Inventors: Luke Ashcraft, Alessandro Boezio, John Butler, Aroop Chandra, Chihyuan Chuang, Scott E. Collibee, Mikkel V. Debenedetto, Vincent DiMassa, Russell Graceffa, Justin Malinowski, David Moebius, Bradley Paul Morgan, Joshua Payette, Antonio Romero, David St. Jean, JR., Richard Vargas, John Yeoman, Hanmo Zhang, Alan Cheng, Felix Gonzalez Lopez De Turiso, Michael Garrett Johnson
  • Publication number: 20200223830
    Abstract: The present invention provides a compound of formula (I) or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, pharmaceutical compositions comprising a compound of the invention, a method for manufacturing compounds of the invention and therapeutic uses thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2020
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Inventors: Luke Ashcraft, Alessandro Boezio, John Butler, Aroop Chandra, Chihyuan Chuang, Scott E. Collibee, Mikkel V. Debenedetto, Vincent DiMassa, Russell Graceffa, Justin Malinowski, David Moebius, Bradley Paul Morgan, Joshua Payette, Antonio Romero, David St. Jean, JR., Richard Vargas, John Yeoman, Hanmo Zhang, Alan Cheng, Felix Gonzalez Lopez De Turiso, Michael Garrett Johnson
  • Patent number: 10706384
    Abstract: Various embodiments provide systems and methods for facilitating synchronized delivery of shipments/items scheduled to be delivered to multiple serviceable points located nearby one another. Various embodiments identify nearby serviceable points based on an identification of serviceable points being located within a common geofenced area. Accordingly, a geofence is defined surrounding a geographical area comprising a plurality of serviceable points. The geofence is associated with a record for a serviceable point located within the geofenced area, wherein the record comprises a physical address and a geocode for the serviceable point. Thereafter, shipping data for a shipment to be delivered to the serviceable point is received, and is compared to a database of shipments to determine whether a second shipment is to be delivered to a second serviceable point located within the same geofenced area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: UNITED PARCEL SERVICE OF AMERICA, INC.
    Inventors: Chris Bolton, Steven D. Brill, Matthew Collins, Anthony Creasy, Andrew Dotterweich, Joseph Guerrisi, Daniel Kettleson, Michael Mulholland, Robert J. Gillen, Greg Loppatto, John Hernandez, Butch Butler, Scott Lord
  • Publication number: 20200203118
    Abstract: An electron beam apparatus includes an electron optics system to generate an electron beam, an object table to hold the specimen at a target position so that a target portion of the specimen is irradiated by the electron beam, and a positioning device to displace the object table relative to the electron beam. The positioning device includes a stage actuator and a balance mass. The stage actuator exerts a force onto the object table to cause an acceleration of the object table. The force onto the object table results in a reaction force onto the balance mass. The balance mass moves in response to the reaction force. The positioning device enables the balance mass to move in a first direction in response to a component of the reaction force in the first direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2020
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Inventors: Marcel Koenraad Marie BAGGEN, Antonius Henricus ARENDS, Lucas KUINDERSMA, Johannes Hubertus, Antonius VAN DE RIJDT, Peter Paul HEMPENIUS, Robertus Jacobus, Theodorus VAN KEMPEN, Niels Johannes, Maria BOSCH, Henricus Martinus, Johannes VAN DE GROES, Kuo-Feng TSENG, Hans BUTLER, Michael Johannes, Christiaan RONDE
  • Patent number: 10677688
    Abstract: Various medical systems and methods are described, including a medical monitoring system. The medical monitoring system can have a fluid system configured to receive bodily fluid and optically analyze said fluid to determine analyte concentration. The fluid system can have a removable portion. The removable portion can have an opening with a port. The system can also have a container configured to contain anticoagulant. The container can have a portion configured to mate with the port of the removable portion. The container can be further configured to not fit into a conventional luer fitting. An anti-coagulant insertion apparatus is also described. The apparatus can have a syringe, a dock with a port, and an adapter configured to connect the syringe to the port. The dock can also have a tab configured to move with the port.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: OptiScan Biomedical Corporation
    Inventors: Gil Rivas, Michael Butler, Jeffrey T. Chiou, Eugene Lim
  • Patent number: 10671701
    Abstract: Disclosed and described systems, methods, and apparatus provide diagnostic display and analysis of patient data. An example radiology desktop system includes a workload manager that organizes and displays one or more worklists. The example workload manager retrieves and displays, based on receiving a selection of an active worklist, one or more exams associated with the active worklist. The example system includes a diagnostic hub triggered based on selection of an exam. The example diagnostic hub generates an exam preview panel provides a summary of the selected exam. The example diagnostic hub facilitates comparison, based on selection of a comparison exam via the user interface from a patient library, between the selected exam and the comparison exam via the diagnostic hub. The example diagnostic hub updates a worklist entry for the selected exam based on an analysis resulting from the comparison between the selected exam and the comparison exam.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventors: Kristen Alane McConnell, Gretchen Marie Mendoza, Anna Louise Von Reden, Bryon Pigg, Francesco DeSensi, Gregory Hopkins, Michael Butler, Xiaoyu Chen Kaess, Rasu Shrestha
  • Patent number: 10666505
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and storage media for telemetry adaptation are disclosed herein. In an embodiment, a networking device may include a data collector agent module to receive measurement data from measurement sources according to an initial telemetry policy and to provide the measurement data to the one or more servers of the monitoring system. The networking device may include an anomaly detection module to receive measurement data from the data collector agent module, to detect an anomaly in the measurement data, and to provide an indication of the anomaly to the data collector agent module for the data collector agent module to provide a first modified telemetry policy for the measurement sources.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Giovani Estrada, Victor Bayon-Molino, Michael J. McGrath, Joseph Butler
  • Patent number: 10656668
    Abstract: An operator mechanism for a control enclosure includes a shaft assembly having an adjustable length. A shaft extender may be selectively slidable longitudinally along an operator shaft to selectively adjust the length of the shaft assembly, and selectively lockable on the operator shaft to inhibit sliding of the shaft extender on the operator shaft to retain a selected length of the shaft assembly. A shaft extender may be received in a longitudinal passage of a mount sleeve and extend distally outward from the mount sleeve. The shaft extender may be selectively movable longitudinally within a longitudinal passage of the mount sleeve relative to a shaft operator to selectively adjust the length of the shaft assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: Eaton Intelligent Power Limited
    Inventors: Andrew James Butler, Graig Edmund DeCarr, Joseph Michael Manahan
  • Patent number: 10649347
    Abstract: An apparatus having: a system configured to measure an object; a base structure; an object support constructed to hold the object, the object support movably supported on the base structure; a balance mass configured to absorb a reaction force arising from movement of the object support; an actuator connected to the balance mass and the base structure, the actuator configured to apply a force to the balance mass and the base structure; a sensor configured to produce a signal for a measured characteristic of the base structure corresponding to a disturbance, or its effect, acting on the base structure; and a control system configured to determine, based on at least the signal for the measured characteristic of the base structure, a signal for the actuator to apply a force to the base structure and/or the balance mass.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: ASML Netherlands B.V.
    Inventors: Michael Johannes Christiaan Ronde, Lucas Kuindersma, Niels Johannes Maria Bosch, Hans Butler, Cornelius Adrianus Lambertus De Hoon, Marc Wilhelmus Maria Van Der Wijst, Thijs Verhees, Sander Kerssemakers
  • Publication number: 20200138955
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are lipid compositions comprising a cationic lipid of formula (I), a neutral lipid, a sterol and a PEG or PEG-modified lipid, wherein formula (I) is Also disclosed are methods of producing the cationic lipid of formula (I).
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2019
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Applicant: Arbutus Biopharma Corporation
    Inventors: Muthiah Manoharan, Kallanthottathil G. Rajeev, Muthusamy Jayaraman, David Butler, Michael E. Jung
  • Publication number: 20200120888
    Abstract: The subject invention provides compositions and methods of using the same for improving plants' defense by employing naturally-derived chemicals. In a specific embodiment, the composition is from Parthenium argentatum Gray, also known as the guayule plant. Preferred compositions can up-or down-regulate growth genes responsible for the targeted plants' defense mechanisms in order to create physical and/or chemical barriers, and produce detouring exudates, antagonistic compounds, or fumigating compounds that prevent and treat damages from pests in agronomic or non-agronomic plants.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 9, 2019
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Inventors: Lance William BEEM, Stephen Michael BUTLER, George Benjamin CLOUD
  • Publication number: 20200120887
    Abstract: The subject invention provides compositions and methods of using the same for improving plants' defense by employing naturally-derived chemicals. In a specific embodiment, the composition is from Parthenium argentatumGray, also known as the guayule plant. Preferred compositions can up-or down-regulate growth genes responsible for the targeted plants' defense mechanisms in order to create physical and/or chemical barriers, and produce detouring exudates, antagonistic compounds, or fumigating compounds that prevent and treat damages from pests in agronomic or non-agronomic plants.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 9, 2019
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Inventors: Lance William BEEM, Stephen Michael BUTLER, George Benjamin CLOUD
  • Publication number: 20200062048
    Abstract: A chassis mounted energy extraction and delivery system. In one embodiment, a gravity-referenced, external tire inflation facility is integrated into an aerodynamic fairing mounted on the chassis of a vehicle. In one other embodiment, a torsion bar coupled between a hub-mounted energy extraction or delivery facility and a selected portion of the chassis provides a cross-referenced fixed point of reference. In a dual-axle embodiment, a first end of the torsion bar is coupled to the hub of one axle and a second end of the torsion bar is coupled to the hub of the other axle. In a single-axle embodiment, the second end of the torsion bar is coupled to the chassis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 6, 2017
    Publication date: February 27, 2020
    Inventors: Joshua Butler, Kyle Walker, Redza Shah, Zane McCarthy, Michael O'Connell, Aaron McGraw
  • Publication number: 20200049348
    Abstract: An arrangement for controlling a flame of a candle includes a lid mounted to the jar of the jar candle for articulation between an open position and a closed position. The arrangement further includes an electromagnet, a permanent magnet and a power source. The electromagnet is carried in a housing fixed to the jar. The permanent magnet is carried by the lid. The power source provides powering the electromagnet. The electromagnet cooperates with the permanent magnet to retain the lid in the open position when the power source powers the electromagnet and allow the lid to articulate to the closed position when the power source is disconnected from the electromagnet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2019
    Publication date: February 13, 2020
    Applicant: NIRVANA CANDLE LLC
    Inventors: Stephen BUTLER, Michael SULLY
  • Patent number: 10548789
    Abstract: Systems, methods, and apparatus are provided for preventing and treating pressure ulcers in bedfast patients. The invention includes providing a non-powered mattress having a first zone adapted to conform to a first body part and a second zone adapted to provide support to a second body part, and off-loading interface pressure on the first body part to the second body part by dynamically increasing the support provided to the second body part by the second zone based on a weight of the first body part on the first zone. The off-loading of interface pressure from the first body part to the second body part equalizes blood oxygen saturation in tissue of the first and second body parts. Numerous additional aspects are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: Offloading Technologies Inc.
    Inventors: Michael Dyevich, Glenn Butler
  • Patent number: 10542686
    Abstract: The subject invention provides compositions and methods of using the same for improving plants' defense by employing naturally-derived chemicals. In a specific embodiment, the composition is from Parthenium argentatum Gray, also known as the guayule plant. Preferred compositions can up-or downregulate growth genes responsible for the targeted plants' defense mechanisms in order to create physical and/or chemical barriers, and produce detouring exudates, antagonistic compounds, or fumigating compounds that prevent and treat damages from pests in agronomic or non-agronomic plants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: BEEM BIOLOGICS INC.
    Inventors: Lance William Beem, Stephen Michael Butler, George Benjamin Cloud
  • Patent number: 10539758
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a traceable fiber optic cable assembly with indication of polarity. In particular, the traceable fiber optic cable assembly includes a traceable fiber optic cable, a first duplex connector at a first end of the fiber optic cable, and a second duplex connector at a second end of the fiber optic cable. A first tracing end of the tracing optical fiber is in a preconfigured orientation in the first duplex connector offset from a central axis of the first duplex connector, and a second tracing end of the tracing optical fiber is in a preconfigured orientation in the second duplex connector offset from a central axis of the second duplex connector. The tracing optical fiber receives an optical tracing signal for propagation to the second tracing end of the first tracing optical fiber to indicate a first orientation of the first duplex connector corresponding to a first polarity state of the traceable fiber optic cable assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: Corning Research & Development Corporation
    Inventors: Douglas Llewellyn Butler, Adam Kent Collier, Patrick Michael Gargano, Ashley Wesley Jones, Jason Clay Lail, Radawan Ripumaree, Hieu Vinh Tran
  • Publication number: 20200012310
    Abstract: An operator mechanism for a control enclosure includes a shaft assembly having an adjustable length. A shaft extender may be selectively slidable longitudinally along an operator shaft to selectively adjust the length of the shaft assembly, and selectively lockable on the operator shaft to inhibit sliding of the shaft extender on the operator shaft to retain a selected length of the shaft assembly. A shaft extender may be received in a longitudinal passage of a mount sleeve and extend distally outward from the mount sleeve. The shaft extender may be selectively movable longitudinally within a longitudinal passage of the mount sleeve relative to a shaft operator to selectively adjust the length of the shaft assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2019
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Inventors: Andrew James Butler, Graig Edmund DeCarr, Joseph Michael Manahan