Patents by Inventor Michael Gustafson

Michael Gustafson 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: 10833720
    Abstract: This application relates to a system and method for wirelessly charging battery packs. More particularly, the application relates to a system and method for wirelessly charging battery packs stored in a container. In one implementation, the system includes a sealable storage box having a transmitter for transmitting RF power to at least one battery pack stored in the storage box.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: Black & Decker Inc.
    Inventors: Rouse Roby Bailey, Jr., Philip Gilde, Steven J. Phillips, Stephen Gustafson, Michael C. Doyle, Suresh Srinivasan
  • Publication number: 20200339555
    Abstract: The invention provides a compound of formula I: or a salt thereof, wherein R1, R2, R3, A and n have any of the values described in the specification, as well as compositions comprising a compound of formula I, and methods of preparing and use thereof. The compounds are useful as vaccine adjuvant potentiators.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 23, 2020
    Publication date: October 29, 2020
    Inventors: Sunil A. David, Janardhan Banothu, Michael Brush, Collin Gustafson, Kathryn Trautman
  • Publication number: 20200316676
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing an aluminum alloy cylinder head includes providing a precision sand core and mold assembly, a liquid aluminum alloy delivery system, and a mold manipulator system. The precision sand core and mold assembly is disposed in the mold manipulator system and the liquid aluminum alloy delivery system includes an in-furnace ultrasonic actuator and a launder tube having at least an ultrasonic actuator. The liquid aluminum alloy delivery system is sealed to the precision sand core and mold assembly and provides liquid aluminum alloy into a gating system of the precision sand core and mold assembly. The precision sand core and mold assembly is rotated approximately 180°. The precision sand core and mold assembly is vibrated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 5, 2019
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Inventors: Qigui Wang, Christopher D. Cogan, Michael J. Walker, Garrold DeGrace, Thomas Gustafson, Dale Gerard
  • Publication number: 20200255173
    Abstract: Methods are provided for storing and preserving comestible finfish material, preferably so as to extend shelf life of the same. In one optional method, comestible finfish material is placed in a product containing space of a storage container atop a platform of a support structure. The storage container includes an internal compartment having the product containing space. The support structure defines the platform for supporting the comestible finfish material. The internal compartment further includes a reservoir, configured to retain liquid, below the platform. The platform and/or support structure are configured to direct liquid exuded from the comestible finfish material to the reservoir. Optionally, the reservoir comprises an absorbent material for absorbing liquid in the reservoir.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2019
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Inventors: Derek Riley, Michael Johnston, Neal Watson, John Belfance, Jonathan R. Freedman, Deepti S. Gupta, Franklin Lee Lucas, JR., Jason Pratt, Kathryn Gustafson, G.F. Alexia Foutch, Ethan Ross Perdue, James S. Hollinger
  • Publication number: 20200241990
    Abstract: A computing system is configured to derive insights related to asset operation and present these insights via a GUI. To these ends, the computing system (a) receives data related to the operation of assets, (b) based on this data, derives a plurality of insights related to the operation of at least a subset of the assets, (c) from the insights, defines a given subset of insights to be presented to a user, (d) defines at least one aggregated insight representative of one or more individual insights in the given subset of insights that are related to a common underlying problem, and (e) causes the user's client station to display a visualization of the given subset of insights including (i) an insights pane that provides a high-level overview of the subset of insights and (ii) a details pane that provides additional details regarding a selected one of the subset of insights.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2019
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Inventors: Kirk Gustafson, Mitch Laski, Michael Kerstein, Rohitha Ken Perera, Matthew Reilly, Stephanie Shapiro, Chris Paskvan, Amanda Caffery, Nikhil Gahlawat
  • Publication number: 20200207533
    Abstract: Methods are provided for storing and preserving comestible mollusk material, preferably so as to extend shelf life of the same. In one optional method, comestible mollusk material is placed in a product containing space of a storage container atop a platform of a support structure. The storage container includes an internal compartment having the product containing space. The support structure defines the platform for supporting the comestible mollusk material. The internal compartment further includes a reservoir, configured to retain liquid, below the platform. The platform and/or support structure are configured to direct liquid exuded from the comestible mollusk material to the reservoir. Optionally, the reservoir comprises an absorbent material for absorbing liquid in the reservoir.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2019
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Inventors: Derek Riley, Michael Johnston, Neal Watson, John Belfance, Jonathan R. Freedman, Deepti S. Gupta, Franklin Lee Lucas, JR., Jason Pratt, Kathryn Gustafson, G.F. Alexia Foutch, Ethan Ross Perdue, James S. Hollinger
  • Publication number: 20200177225
    Abstract: This application relates to a system and method for wirelessly charging battery packs. More particularly, the application relates to a system and method for wirelessly charging battery packs stored in a container. In one implementation, the system includes a sealable storage box having a transmitter for transmitting RF power to at least one battery pack stored in the storage box.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2019
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Inventors: Rouse Roby Bailey, JR., Philip Gilde, Steven J. Phillips, Stephen Gustafson, Michael C. Doyle, Suresh Srinivasan
  • Patent number: 10493906
    Abstract: A vehicle puddle lamp assembly is provided herein. The vehicle puddle lamp assembly includes a housing having a housing retainer. A light source is supported by the housing. A cover is removably coupled to a base portion of the housing. An optical member is disposed between the housing and the cover. The optical member may include an image filter thereon. The image filter is configured to form a desired image pattern on a surface proximate the housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Kevin Joseph Favero, Michael J. Gardynik, Steven Frank, Kevin A. Gustafson, Austin Murphy
  • Publication number: 20190324362
    Abstract: A vehicle puddle lamp assembly is provided herein. The vehicle puddle lamp assembly includes a housing having a housing retainer. A light source is supported by the housing. A cover is removably coupled to a base portion of the housing. An optical member is disposed between the housing and the cover. The optical member may include an image filter thereon. The image filter is configured to form a desired image pattern on a surface proximate the housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 19, 2018
    Publication date: October 24, 2019
    Inventors: Kevin Joseph Favero, Michael J. Gardynik, Steven Frank, Kevin A. Gustafson, Austin Murphy
  • Patent number: 10427731
    Abstract: Adjustable mount apparatus for use with vehicles and related methods are disclosed. An example apparatus includes a mount for a vehicle. The mount has a first portion to receive an object to be carried by the mount and a second portion that is pivotably coupled to the first portion. The second portion is to slidably couple to a right or left side of the vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Kevin Joseph Favero, MIchael J. Gardynik, Kevin A. Gustafson, Austin Murphy, Steven Frank
  • Publication number: 20190241222
    Abstract: Adjustable mount apparatus for use with vehicles and related methods are disclosed. An example apparatus includes a mount for a vehicle. The mount has a first portion to receive an object to be carried by the mount and a second portion that is pivotably coupled to the first portion. The second portion is to slidably couple to a right or left side of the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2018
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Inventors: Kevin Joseph Favero, Michael J. Gardynik, Kevin A. Gustafson, Austin Murphy, Steven Frank
  • Patent number: 10023997
    Abstract: A color sampling display product is provided that includes a radiation-curable water-based coating composition applied to a substrate, and shows mechanical integrity and aesthetic appeal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2018
    Assignee: AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS IP CO., LLC
    Inventors: Michael Haven, Michael Gustafson
  • Publication number: 20170298573
    Abstract: A color sampling display product is provided that includes a radiation-curable water-based coating composition applied to a substrate, and shows mechanical integrity and aesthetic appeal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2017
    Publication date: October 19, 2017
    Applicant: AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS IP CO., LLC
    Inventors: Michael Haven, Michael Gustafson
  • Patent number: 9695336
    Abstract: A color sampling display product is provided that includes a radiation-curable water-based coating composition applied to a substrate, and shows mechanical integrity and aesthetic appeal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 4, 2017
    Assignee: Valspar Sourcing, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael Haven, Michael Gustafson
  • Patent number: 9190109
    Abstract: There is provided a system and method for creating video poetry using text based related media. There is provided a method for creating a video poetry media, the method comprising receiving an ordered list of text phrases selected from a defined plurality of text phrases, presenting a plurality of video clips, wherein each of the plurality of video clips is associated with one or more of the ordered list of text phrases, receiving an ordered list of video clips selected from the plurality of video clips, and generating the video poetry media using the ordered list of video clips. In this manner, the barrier of entry for creating video poetry media is reduced, encouraging increased user participation and the creation of the “viral” effect by sharing video poetry online. Positive publicity for associated brands and media properties and additional channels for commercial promotions are thereby provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2015
    Assignee: Disney Enterprises, Inc.
    Inventors: Joven Matias, Nicklas Wilson, David Watson, Susie Kim, Michael Gustafson, David Bier
  • Publication number: 20140154938
    Abstract: A color sampling display product is provided that includes a radiation-curable water-based coating composition applied to a substrate, and shows mechanical integrity and aesthetic appeal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2014
    Publication date: June 5, 2014
    Applicant: Valspar Sourcing, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael Haven, Michael Gustafson
  • Publication number: 20110239099
    Abstract: There is provided a system and method for creating video poetry using text based related media. There is provided a method for creating a video poetry media, the method comprising receiving an ordered list of text phrases selected from a defined plurality of text phrases, presenting a plurality of video clips, wherein each of the plurality of video clips is associated with one or more of the ordered list of text phrases, receiving an ordered list of video clips selected from the plurality of video clips, and generating the video poetry media using the ordered list of video clips. In this manner, the barrier of entry for creating video poetry media is reduced, encouraging increased user participation and the creation of the “viral” effect by sharing video poetry online. Positive publicity for associated brands and media properties and additional channels for commercial promotions are thereby provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2010
    Publication date: September 29, 2011
    Applicant: DISNEY ENTERPRISES, INC.
    Inventors: Joven Matias, Nicklas Wilson, David Watson, Susie Kim, Michael Gustafson, David Bier
  • Publication number: 20060059995
    Abstract: An apparatus for measuring the differential pressure of fluid in filter. The apparatus comprises a housing defining a pressure chamber. A differential pressure gauge divides the pressure chamber into first and second fluid chambers. The differential pressure gauge is arranged to measure a differential pressure between fluid in the first chamber and fluid in the second chamber. The differential pressure gauge has a variable output.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 24, 2005
    Publication date: March 23, 2006
    Applicant: Donaldson Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael Gustafson, John Hacker
  • Publication number: 20050161386
    Abstract: A bowl-cartridge filter includes a filter cartridge and a bowl. The filter cartridge includes an interlock arrangement that is oriented to engage the filter bowl, when the filter cartridge is mounted in the filter bowl, and the bowl is rotated in a direction to remove the bowl-cartridge filter from a filter head. The filter bowl includes a cooperating interlock arrangement that engages the interlock arrangement on the filter cartridge. Example embodiments include cog arrangements, which include a plurality of projecting teeth. Various shapes for the teeth are possible, including house-shaped, truncated A-shaped, and pie wedged shape.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 21, 2005
    Publication date: July 28, 2005
    Applicant: Donaldson Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael Gustafson, Bernard Matthys, Eivind Stenersen
  • Publication number: 20050150304
    Abstract: An apparatus for measuring the differential pressure of fluid in filter. The apparatus comprises a housing defining a pressure chamber. A differential pressure gauge divides the pressure chamber into first and second fluid chambers. The differential pressure gauge is arranged to measure a differential pressure between fluid in the first chamber and fluid in the second chamber. The differential pressure gauge has a variable output.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2004
    Publication date: July 14, 2005
    Inventors: Michael Gustafson, John Hacker, John Connelly, Gus Breiland