Patents by Inventor Michael Chu

Michael Chu 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: 11597615
    Abstract: An automated carrier system is disclosed for moving objects to be processed. The automated carrier system includes a discontinuous plurality of track sections on which an automated carrier may be directed to move, and the automated carrier includes a base structure on which an object may be supported, and at least two wheels assemblies being pivotally supported on the base structure for pivoting movement from a first position to a second position to effect a change in direction of movement of the carrier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 7, 2023
    Assignee: Berkshire Grey Operating Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Thomas Wagner, Kevin Ahearn, John Richard Amend, Jr., Benjamin Cohen, Michael Dawson-Haggerty, William Hartman Fort, Christopher Geyer, Jennifer Eileen King, Thomas Koletschka, Michael Cap Koval, Kyle Maroney, Matthew T. Mason, William Chu-Hyon McMahan, Gene Temple Price, Joseph Romano, Daniel Smith, Siddhartha Srinivasa, Prasanna Velagapudi, Thomas Allen
  • Publication number: 20230056226
    Abstract: Compositions and methods for treating neurofibromatic disorders are provided herein, such as expressing Merlin protein or a functional fragment thereof from a viral vector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 8, 2022
    Publication date: February 23, 2023
    Inventors: Scott R. Plotkin, Michael Wootton, David Suhy, Shih-chu Kao
  • Patent number: 11577920
    Abstract: An object processing system is disclosed that includes a plurality of track sections, and a plurality of remotely actuatable carriers for controlled movement along at least portions of the plurality of track sections, wherein each of the remotely controllable carriers is adapted to support and transport an object processing bin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 14, 2023
    Assignee: Berkshire Grey Operating Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Thomas Wagner, Kevin Ahearn, John Richard Amend, Jr., Benjamin Cohen, Michael Dawson-Haggerty, William Hartman Fort, Christopher Geyer, Jennifer Eileen King, Thomas Koletschka, Michael Cap Koval, Kyle Maroney, Matthew T. Mason, William Chu-Hyon McMahan, Gene Temple Price, Joseph Romano, Daniel Smith, Siddhartha Srinivasa, Prasanna Velagapudi, Thomas Allen
  • Publication number: 20230027019
    Abstract: Compounds for use in treating or preventing human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection are disclosed. The compounds have the following formula (I): including stereoisomers and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, wherein R1, R2, L, W1, W2, X, Y, and Z are as defined herein. Methods associated with the preparation and use of such compounds, as well as pharmaceutical compositions comprising such compounds, are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2021
    Publication date: January 26, 2023
    Inventors: Hang Chu, Ana Z. Gonzalez Buenrostro, Hongyan Guo, Xiaochun Han, Lan Jiang, Jiayao Li, Michael L. Mitchell, Hyung-Jung Pyun, Scott D. Schroeder, Gregg M. Schwarzwalder, Nathan D. Shapiro, Devleena M. Shivakumar, Qiaoyin Wu, Hong Yang, Jennifer R. Zhang
  • Publication number: 20230013172
    Abstract: A storage, retrieval and processing system for processing objects is disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 22, 2022
    Publication date: January 19, 2023
    Inventors: Thomas WAGNER, Kevin AHEARN, John Richard AMEND, Benjamin COHEN, Michael DAWSON-HAGGERTY, William Hartman FORT, Christopher GEYER, Victoria HINCHEY, Jennifer Eileen KING, Thomas KOLETSCHKA, Michael Cap KOVAL, Kyle MARONEY, Matthew T. MASON, William Chu-Hyon MCMAHAN, Gene Temple PRICE, Joseph ROMANO, Daniel SMITH, Siddhartha SRINIVASA, Prasanna VELAGAPUDI, Thomas ALLEN
  • Publication number: 20230012957
    Abstract: A processing system for processing objects using a programmable motion device is disclosed. The processing system includes a perception unit for perceiving identifying indicia representative of an identity of a plurality of objects received from an input conveyance system, and an acquisition system for acquiring an object from the plurality of objects at an input area using an end effector of the programmable motion device. The programmable motion device is adapted for assisting in the delivery of the object to an identified processing location. The identified processing location is associated with the identifying indicia and the identified processing location is provided as one of a plurality of processing locations. The system also includes a delivery system for receiving the object in a carrier and for delivering the object toward the identified processing location.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 22, 2022
    Publication date: January 19, 2023
    Inventors: Thomas WAGNER, Kevin AHEARN, John Richard AMEND, JR., Benjamin COHEN, Michael DAWSON-HAGGERTY, William Hartman FORT, Christopher GEYER, Jennifer Eileen KING, Thomas KOLETSCHKA, Michael Cap KOVAL, Kyle MARONEY, Matthew T. MASON, William Chu-Hyon MCMAHAN, Gene Temple PRICE, Joseph ROMANO, Daniel SMITH, Siddhartha SRINIVASA, Prasanna VELAGAPUDI, Thomas ALLEN
  • Patent number: 11554916
    Abstract: A storage, retrieval and processing system is disclosed for processing objects. The system includes a plurality of bins including objects to be distributed by the processing system, said plurality of bins being provided in at least a partially generally circular arrangement, a programmable motion device that includes an end effector for grasping and moving any of the objects, said programmable motion device being capable of reaching any of the objects within the plurality of bins, and a plurality of destination containers for receiving any of the objects from the plurality of bins, said plurality of destination containers being provided in a region that is generally within the at least partially generally circular arrangement of the plurality of bins.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2023
    Assignee: Berkshire Grey Operating Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Thomas Wagner, Kevin Ahearn, John Richard Amend, Jr., Benjamin Cohen, Michael Dawson-Haggerty, William Hartman Fort, Christopher Geyer, Jennifer Eileen King, Thomas Koletschka, Michael Cap Koval, Kyle Maroney, Matthew T. Mason, William Chu-Hyon McMahan, Gene Temple Price, Joseph Romano, Daniel Smith, Siddhartha Srinivasa, Prasanna Velagapudi, Thomas Allen
  • Publication number: 20230008419
    Abstract: An image-guided robotic intervention system (“IGRIS”) may be used to perform medical procedures on patients. IGRIS provides a real-time view of patient anatomy, as well as an intended target or targets for the procedures, software that allows a user to plan an approach or trajectory path using either the image or the robotic device, software that allows a user to convert a series of 2D images into a 3D volume, and localizes the 3D volume with respect to real-time images during the procedure. IGRIS may include sensors to estimate pose of the imaging device relative to the patient to improve the performance of that software with respect to runtime, robustness, and accuracy.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 8, 2022
    Publication date: January 12, 2023
    Inventors: Jason Tomas Wilson, Kevin Christopher Chu, Benjamin Joseph Greer, Alexander Tarek Hassan, Joshua Francis DeFonzo, Aren Calder Hill, Erica Ding Chin, Trent Michael Callan
  • Patent number: 11548902
    Abstract: Compounds for use in treating or preventing human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection are disclosed. The compounds have the following formula (I): including stereoisomers and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, wherein R1, R2, L, W1, W2, X, Y, and Z are as defined herein. Methods associated with the preparation and use of such compounds, as well as pharmaceutical compositions comprising such compounds, are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2023
    Assignee: Gilead Sciences, Inc.
    Inventors: Hang Chu, Ana Z. Gonzalez Buenrostro, Hongyan Guo, Xiaochun Han, Lan Jiang, Jiayao Li, Michael L. Mitchell, Hyung-Jung Pyun, Scott D. Schroeder, Gregg M. Schwarzwälder, Nathan D. Shapiro, Devleena M. Shivakumar, Qiaoyin Wu, Hong Yang, Jennifer R. Zhang
  • Patent number: 11545265
    Abstract: A mobile medical device for monitoring a respiratory condition in a subject, the medical device including: a sensor configured to be adhered to the skin of a patient, the sensor configured to yield a resistance signal that is modulated by movements of a chest of a patient during respiration; a sensor attachment module configured to receive the signal from the sensor and to output data to a mobile electronic device an indication of an adverse respiratory event. Also disclosed is a server for integrating data collected from a plurality of the mobile medical devices and a crowd-sourced respiration advisory system including a plurality of the mobile medical devices and a server for integrating data collected by the mobile medical devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2023
    Inventors: Michelle Khine, Jonathan Pegan, Eugene Lee, Michael Chu, Francis Duhay, Mark Bachman, Joshua Kim, Sun-Jun Park
  • Publication number: 20220410372
    Abstract: A storage, retrieval and processing system for processing objects is disclosed. The storage, retrieval and processing system includes a plurality of storage bins, a plurality of destination bins, and a processing programmable motion device. The plurality of storage bins provides storage of a plurality of objects, where the plurality of storage bins are in communication with a gantry retrieval conveyance system for moving selected bins to a bin processing location. The plurality of destination bins are in communication with the gantry retrieval conveyance system for moving a selected destination bin to the processing location. The processing programmable motion device is at the processing location and is in communication with the gantry retrieval conveyance system. The processing programmable motion device includes an end effector for grasping and moving a selected object out of a selected storage bin and depositing the selected object in the selected destination bin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2022
    Publication date: December 29, 2022
    Inventors: Thomas WAGNER, Kevin AHEARN, John Richard AMEND, JR., Benjamin COHEN, Michael DAWSON-HAGGERTY, William Hartman FORT, Christopher GEYER, Jennifer Eileen KING, Thomas KOLETSCHKA, Michael Cap KOVAL, Kyle MARONEY, Matthew T. MASON, William Chu-Hyon MCMAHAN, Gene Temple PRICE, Joseph ROMANO, Daniel SMITH, Siddhartha SRINIVASA, Prasanna VELAGAPUDI, Thomas ALLEN
  • Publication number: 20220363488
    Abstract: A semi-autonomous processing system for processing objects is disclosed. The semi-autonomous processing system includes an input conveyance system for moving objects to a presentation area, a perception system including perception units that are directed toward a detection area for providing perception data regarding an object in the presentation area, at least two transport systems, each of which is adapted to receive the object and move the object in either of reciprocal directions, and a manual workstation area between the perception area the at least two transport systems.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2022
    Publication date: November 17, 2022
    Inventors: Thomas WAGNER, Thomas Allen, William Hartman Fort, Kyle Maroney, Samuel Naseef, Andrew Gauthier, Kevin Ahearn, John Richard Amend, JR., Benjamin Cohen, Michael Dawson-Haggerty, Christopher Geyer, Jennifer Eileen King, Thomas Koletschka, Matthew T. Mason, William Chu-Hyon Mcmahan, Gene Temple Price, Joseph Romano, Daniel Smith, Siddhartha Srinivasa, Prasanna Velagapudi
  • Publication number: 20220360604
    Abstract: A system and method for detecting interactive network of automated accounts, the interactive network of automated accounts comprising a plurality of automated accounts posting to a social media channel, the system comprising: an ingestion engine operated by a computational device for connecting to the social media channel and receiving a plurality of social media postings from a plurality of posting entities; a bot model operated by a computational device for determining whether at least one posting entity is a suspected bot; and a computer network for communication between said computational devices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 4, 2022
    Publication date: November 10, 2022
    Inventors: Alex SMITH, Andras BENKE, Jonathan R DODSON, Jeffrey FENCHEL, Loretta JIMENEZ, Michael KRAMER, Fabien VIVES, Adam BEAUGH, Felix Medina WONG, Melinda CHU, Christopher MILLER, Ali ZAFARANI
  • Publication number: 20220355467
    Abstract: A processing system for processing objects using a programmable motion device is disclosed. The processing system includes a plurality of supply bins providing supply of a plurality of objects, with the plurality of supply bins being provided with a bin conveyance system, a programmable motion device in communication with the bin conveyance system, where the programmable motion device includes an end effector for grasping and moving a selected object out of a selected supply bin, and a movable carriage for receiving the selected object from the end effector of the programmable motion device, and for carrying the selected object to one of a plurality of destination containers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 27, 2022
    Publication date: November 10, 2022
    Inventors: Thomas WAGNER, Kevin AHEARN, John Richard AMEND, JR., Benjamin COHEN, Michael DAWSON-HAGGERTY, William Hartman FORT, Christopher GEYER, Victoria HINCHEY, Jennifer Eileen KING, Thomas KOLETSCHKA, Michael Cap KOVAL, Kyle MARONEY, Matthew T. MASON, William Chu-Hyon MCMAHAN, Gene Temple PRICE, Joseph ROMANO, Daniel SMITH, Siddhartha SRINIVASA, Prasanna VELAGAPUDI, Thomas ALLEN
  • Patent number: 11492212
    Abstract: A storage, retrieval and processing system for processing objects is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Assignee: Berkshire Grey Operating Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Thomas Wagner, Kevin Ahearn, John Richard Amend, Jr., Benjamin Cohen, Michael Dawson-Haggerty, William Hartman Fort, Christopher Geyer, Victoria Hinchey, Jennifer Eileen King, Thomas Koletschka, Michael Cap Koval, Kyle Maroney, Matthew T. Mason, William Chu-Hyon McMahan, Gene Temple Price, Joseph Romano, Daniel Smith, Siddhartha Srinivasa, Prasanna Velagapudi, Thomas Allen
  • Patent number: 11493910
    Abstract: A processing system for processing objects using a programmable motion device is disclosed. The processing system includes a perception unit for perceiving identifying indicia representative of an identity of a plurality of objects received from an input conveyance system, and an acquisition system for acquiring an object from the plurality of objects at an input area using an end effector of the programmable motion device. The programmable motion device is adapted for assisting in the delivery of the object to an identified processing location. The identified processing location is associated with the identifying indicia and the identified processing location is provided as one of a plurality of processing locations. The system also includes a delivery system for receiving the object in a carrier and for delivering the object toward the identified processing location.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Assignee: Berkshire Grey Operating Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Thomas Wagner, Kevin Ahearn, John Richard Amend, Jr., Benjamin Cohen, Michael Dawson-Haggerty, William Hartman Fort, Christopher Geyer, Jennifer Eileen King, Thomas Koletschka, Michael Cap Koval, Kyle Maroney, Matthew T. Mason, William Chu-Hyon McMahan, Gene Temple Price, Joseph Romano, Daniel Smith, Siddhartha Srinivasa, Prasanna Velagapudi, Thomas Allen
  • Publication number: 20220340535
    Abstract: The present disclosure generally relates to compounds and pharmaceutical compositions that may be used in methods of treating cancer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 9, 2021
    Publication date: October 27, 2022
    Inventors: Hang Chu, Juan A. Guerrero, Anna E. Hurtley, Tae H. Hwang, Lan Jiang, Darryl Kato, Tetsuya Kobayashi, John E. Knox, Scott E. Lazerwith, Xiaofen Li, David W. Lin, Jonathan W. Medley, Michael L. Mitchell, Devan Naduthambi, Zachary Newby, Neil H. Squires, Vickie H. Tsui, Chandrasekar Venkataramani, William J. Watkins, Hong Yang
  • Publication number: 20220343134
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for generating and executing biological convolutional neural network layers. One of the methods obtaining a network input; and processing the network input using a neural network to generate a network output, wherein the neural network is configured to perform operations comprising: generating a layer input to a convolutional neural network layer based on the network input; and generating a layer output of the convolutional neural network layer based on the layer input, comprising applying a convolutional kernel to the layer input, wherein the convolutional kernel corresponds to a specified neuron in a brain of a biological organism and values of parameters of the convolutional kernel are based on synaptic connectivity between the specified neuron and each of a plurality of other neurons in the brain of the biological organism.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 21, 2021
    Publication date: October 27, 2022
    Inventors: Bangyan Chu, Sarah Ann Laszlo, Michael Jeremiah Crosse
  • Patent number: 11478923
    Abstract: A storage, retrieval and processing system for processing objects is disclosed. The storage, retrieval and processing system includes a plurality of storage bins, a plurality of destination bins, and a processing programmable motion device. The plurality of storage bins provides storage of a plurality of objects, where the plurality of storage bins are in communication with a gantry retrieval conveyance system for moving selected bins to a bin processing location. The plurality of destination bins are in communication with the gantry retrieval conveyance system for moving a selected destination bin to the processing location. The processing programmable motion device is at the processing location and is in communication with the gantry retrieval conveyance system. The processing programmable motion device includes an end effector for grasping and moving a selected object out of a selected storage bin and depositing the selected object in the selected destination bin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2022
    Assignee: Berkshire Grey Operating Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Thomas Wagner, Kevin Ahearn, John Richard Amend, Jr., Benjamin Cohen, Michael Dawson-Haggerty, William Hartman Fort, Christopher Geyer, Jennifer Eileen King, Thomas Koletschka, Michael Cap Koval, Kyle Maroney, Matthew T. Mason, William Chu-Hyon McMahan, Gene Temple Price, Joseph Romano, Daniel Smith, Siddhartha Srinivasa, Prasanna Velagapudi, Thomas Allen
  • Patent number: 11472022
    Abstract: A processing system for processing objects using a programmable motion device is disclosed. The processing system includes a plurality of supply bins providing supply of a plurality of objects, with the plurality of supply bins being provided with a bin conveyance system, a programmable motion device in communication with the bin conveyance system, where the programmable motion device includes an end effector for grasping and moving a selected object out of a selected supply bin, and a movable carriage for receiving the selected object from the end effector of the programmable motion device, and for carrying the selected object to one of a plurality of destination containers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2022
    Assignee: Berkshire Grey Operating Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Thomas Wagner, Kevin Ahearn, John Richard Amend, Jr., Benjamin Cohen, Michael Dawson-Haggerty, William Hartman Fort, Christopher Geyer, Victoria Hinchey, Jennifer Eileen King, Thomas Koletschka, Michael Cap Koval, Kyle Maroney, Matthew T. Mason, William Chu-Hyon McMahan, Gene Temple Price, Joseph Romano, Daniel Smith, Siddhartha Srinivasa, Prasanna Velagapudi, Thomas Allen