Patents by Inventor Neil A. Patel

Neil A. Patel 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: 20220382848
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method, apparatus, and system of distinguishing a human user and a simulated user. More particularly, the present invention relates to protecting networks against simulated human users via an image recognition arrangement. Aspects and/or embodiments seek to provide a method and system for verifying that a user is human, rather than a computer, in order to protect access to resources such as public facing websites.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 11, 2020
    Publication date: December 1, 2022
    Inventors: Dinesh Kanadia, Prakash PATEL, Neil SHAH, Seyedmohammadreza SAADATBEHESHTI
  • Publication number: 20220263207
    Abstract: Presented are finger-proof electrical terminals for battery assemblies, methods for making/using such electrical terminals, and vehicles with battery modules having finger-proof electrical terminals for bolted busbar connections. A battery assembly includes one or more electrochemical battery cells and one or more electrical terminals each electrically connected to the battery cell(s) and having a contact face to electrically connect the battery assembly to an electrical connector. A threaded nut attaches each electrical terminal to one of the electrical connectors. An electrically insulating nut cap is attached to each threaded nut. A battery housing, which stores therein the battery cell(s), includes an electrically insulating housing wall with one or more terminal jackets each mounting therein one of the electrical terminals.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2021
    Publication date: August 18, 2022
    Applicant: GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC
    Inventors: Evan J. Dawley, Phillip D. Hamelin, Scott W. Vaubel, Andrew P. Oury, Neil A. Patel
  • Patent number: 10743846
    Abstract: Sample collection apparatus and methods of sample collection are provided, for example saliva collection apparatus and methods of saliva collection. Said apparatus conveniently comprises a filter assembly and an interface for delivering material from the apparatus to an assay unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: NEPESMO LIMITED
    Inventors: Monica Silverstone Spiteri, Neil Patel
  • Patent number: 10390804
    Abstract: Sample collection apparatus and methods of sample collection are provided, for example saliva collection apparatus and methods of saliva collection. Said apparatus conveniently comprises a filter assembly and an interface for delivering material from the apparatus to an assay unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: NEPESMO LIMITED
    Inventors: Monica Silverstone Spiteri, Neil Patel
  • Publication number: 20180213949
    Abstract: A picture-frame system for securement to a flat-surface. The picture-frame system includes a first-layer defined by a first front-surface and a first rear-surface having adhesive thereon; and a second-layer defined by a second front-surface and a second rear-surface having an adhesive thereon. The picture-frame system is useful for displaying a plurality of different size/shape pictures in one picture frame.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 2, 2018
    Publication date: August 2, 2018
    Inventor: Neil Patel
  • Patent number: 9847845
    Abstract: A system for providing additional content to a program stream includes a primary program stream, additional content that is related to the primary program stream, and a server for associating the additional content with the primary program stream based on a location of a portable communication device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2007
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2017
    Assignee: Disney Enterprises, Inc.
    Inventors: Neil Patel, Gary Todd Masilko
  • Publication number: 20170215850
    Abstract: Sample collection apparatus and methods of sample collection are provided, for example saliva collection apparatus and methods of saliva collection. Said apparatus conveniently comprises a filter assembly and an interface for delivering material from the apparatus to an assay unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 23, 2015
    Publication date: August 3, 2017
    Applicant: University Hospitals of North Midlands National Health Service Trust
    Inventors: Monica Silverstone Spiteri, Neil Patel
  • Publication number: 20090183207
    Abstract: A system for integrating video content in a user interface includes a mobile broadcast receiver for receiving primary content and secondary content in a portable communication device, and a mobile service guide for simultaneously displaying the availability of the primary content and the secondary content.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 10, 2008
    Publication date: July 16, 2009
    Inventors: Neil Patel, Gary Todd Masilko
  • Publication number: 20090094648
    Abstract: A system for providing additional content to a program stream includes a primary program stream, additional content that is related to the primary program stream, and a server for associating the additional content with the primary program stream based on a location of a portable communication device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2007
    Publication date: April 9, 2009
    Inventors: Neil Patel, Gary Todd Masilko
  • Publication number: 20070185855
    Abstract: A method for tracking information about a visitor to a website, such as how the user arrived at the website, geographical location of the user, operating system, screen size, etc. The information is used to present optimized pages for the user based on similar user preferences. The preferences are gathered from repeated behaviors of similar users. The goal is to present links in the most favorable and relevant format possible so that users click on the links.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 26, 2006
    Publication date: August 9, 2007
    Inventors: Hiten Shah, Neil Patel
  • Patent number: 5288980
    Abstract: A self check out/check in terminal is disclosed for facilitating independent withdrawal or return of articles having article identifying indicia on opposing surfaces thereof, and alterable security indicia for indicating the circulation status of the article. The terminal comprises first and second readers disposed at space opposed locations and operative to read the plurality of article identifying indicia and generate first and second article identifying signals in response thereto. Processing circuitry is provided in electrical communication with the readers and includes comparator circuitry for receiving the first and second article identifying signals and for generating a third signal when said first and second article identifying signals are substantially identical. Security indicia control circuitry is provided for altering the security indicia upon the article in response to the generation of the third signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 1992
    Date of Patent: February 22, 1994
    Assignee: Kingsley Library Equipment Company
    Inventors: Neil Patel, Suhas Desai