Patents by Inventor Nicholas Robinson

Nicholas Robinson 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: 20180318684
    Abstract: A game can include: a first playing area; a plurality of pegs located within the first playing area; at least one movable offensive target for a first player and at least one movable offensive target for a second player positioned onto two of the plurality of pegs; and at least one ring for each of the first player and the second player, wherein the rings are capable of encircling one or more of the pegs. A method of playing the game can include tossing the at least one ring for the first player towards the first offensive target; and tossing the at least one ring for the second player towards the second offensive target.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 3, 2017
    Publication date: November 8, 2018
    Inventors: Nicholas ROBINSON, Katie ROBINSON
  • Patent number: 9779182
    Abstract: A system and method are disclosed for intelligent grouping and presentation of search results. In embodiments, the present technology groups results into relevant categories, and presents the categorized results on a single screen or small set of screens. The most relevant results for each category may be displayed in graphical tiles that a user may select to view more details on the search results. Alternatively, a user may select, or pivot on, a category heading to get more results for a given category.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2017
    Assignee: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventors: Vedrana Novosel, Nicholas Robinson, Evan Malahy, Zachary Gutt, Ronald Morris
  • Publication number: 20160284006
    Abstract: A system for advertising items which are close to their expiry dates, the system comprising: a merchant device configured to upload information about an item which is close to its expiry date; a service provider server configured to receive the uploaded information and to store the uploaded information in an item database; and a user device configured to receive at least part of the uploaded information from the item database, to receive a user's selection of the item, and to transmit a reserve request to the service provider server, wherein the service provider server is further configured to forward the reserve request to the merchant device such that the item is reserved for the user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 29, 2015
    Publication date: September 29, 2016
    Applicant: ARGADNEL VENTURES LIMITED
    Inventors: MICHAEL ANTHONY ASHLEY OSBORNE, Hazel Elizabeth Osborne, Ashley James Edward Osborne, Nicholas Robinson Horsthuis
  • Patent number: 9237826
    Abstract: A sandwich press and grill apparatus. The apparatus comprising a lower housing and an upper housing, each hingedly interconnected. The lower housing is adapted to releasably engage a lower cooking plate, the lower housing including a first temperature sensor adapted to be in thermal communication with the lower cooking plate when engaged. The upper housing is adapted to releasably engage the upper cooking plate, the upper housing including a second temperature sensor adapted to be in thermal communication with the upper cooking plate when engaged. The lower housing has a first releasable power coupling element for providing electrical power to a lower heating element integrally formed with the lower cooking plate, and the upper housing has a second releasable power coupling element for providing electrical power to an upper heating element integrally formed with the upper cooking plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2016
    Assignee: Breville Pty Limited
    Inventors: Nicholas Robinson, Lochana Subasekara Widanagamage Don
  • Publication number: 20140365481
    Abstract: A system and method are disclosed for intelligent grouping and presentation of search results. In embodiments, the present technology groups results into relevant categories, and presents the categorized results on a single screen or small set of screens. The most relevant results for each category may be displayed in graphical tiles that a user may select to view more details on the search results. Alternatively, a user may select, or pivot on, a category heading to get more results for a given category.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2014
    Publication date: December 11, 2014
    Inventors: Vedrana Novosel, Nicholas Robinson, Evan Malahy, Zachary Gutt, Ronald Morris
  • Patent number: D745546
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2015
    Assignee: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Nathan Johnson, Joseph Wheeler, Sean Kollenkark, Nicholas Robinson
  • Patent number: D753166
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2016
    Assignee: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Nathan Johnson, Nicholas Robinson
  • Patent number: D766296
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2016
    Assignee: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Austin Jansen, Mengyuan Tu, Rita Yu, Nicholas Robinson, Craig Maitlen, Nicolas Bauer, Andrew Moroney
  • Patent number: D767594
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2016
    Assignee: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Nicholas Robinson, Jaime Patneaude
  • Patent number: D772926
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2016
    Assignee: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Emmanuel Reyes, Benjamin Perry, John Snavely, Xiaoji Chen, Ryan Phillips, Jeff Fleischmann, Mitchell Johnson, Nicholas Robinson, Joseph Wheeler, Nathan Johnson, Brian Ralphs, David Gardner, Lynnette Reed, Mengyuan Tu
  • Patent number: D779530
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2017
    Assignee: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Nicholas Robinson, Jeff Fleischmann, Mitchell Johnson
  • Patent number: D791153
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 4, 2017
    Assignee: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: John Clinton Rice, Adrian Rapp Milsap, Rita Yu, Adam Sidwell, Nicholas Robinson, Craig Maitlen, Anthony J. Giardini
  • Patent number: D791164
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 4, 2017
    Assignee: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: John Clinton Rice, Adrian Rapp Milsap, Rita Yu, Adam Sidwell, Nicholas Robinson, Craig Maitlen, Anthony J. Giardini
  • Patent number: D791167
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 4, 2017
    Assignee: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Jeff Fleischmann, Adam Sidwell, Mitchell Johnson, Nicholas Robinson
  • Patent number: D791804
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 11, 2017
    Assignee: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Emmanuel Reyes, Benjamin Perry, John Snavely, Xiaoji Chen, Ryan Phillips, Jeff Fleischmann, Mitchell Johnson, Nicholas Robinson, Joseph Wheeler, Nathan Johnson, Brian Ralphs, David Gardner
  • Patent number: D810105
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2018
    Assignee: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Mitchell Johnson, Jeff Fleischmann, Austin Jansen, Adrian Rapp Milsap, Nicholas Robinson
  • Patent number: D810106
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2018
    Assignee: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Kathryn Storm, Adrian Rapp Milsap, Rita Yu, Ryan Phillips, Mengyuan Tu, Nicholas Robinson
  • Patent number: D812639
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 13, 2018
    Assignee: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Kathryn Storm, Adrian Rapp Milsap, Rita Yu, Ryan Phillips, Nicholas Robinson
  • Patent number: D813897
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 27, 2018
    Assignee: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Jeff Fleischmann, Mitchell Johnson, Austin Jansen, Mengyuan Tu, Nicholas Robinson
  • Patent number: D819665
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2018
    Assignee: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Adam Sidwell, Jeff Fleischmann, Mitchell Johnson, Nicholas Robinson