Patents by Inventor Patricia Roberts

Patricia Roberts 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: 10689004
    Abstract: A system detects a parameter and generates a first trip plan to automatically control the vehicle according to a first trip plan. A controller is connected to a sensor and configured to receive the parameter. The controller is configured to generate a new trip plan or modify the first trip plan into a modified trip plan based on at least one of a cumulative damage or an end of life. A new trip plan or the modified trip plan is configured, during operation of the vehicle according to the new trip plan or the modified trip plan, for at least one of an adjustment in velocity or avoiding one or more operating conditions of the vehicle, relative to the first trip plan.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: GE GLOBAL SOURCING LLC
    Inventors: Raghav Shrikant Kulkarni, Cesar Domingos, Vinaykanth V Mudiam, Neil Xavier Blythe, Shawn Gallagher, Daniel Loringer, Pedro Lopes, Vinayak Tilak, James Robert Mischler, Patricia Sue Lacy, Michael Majewski, Pradheepram Ottikkutti
  • Patent number: 10669124
    Abstract: An illustrative example elevator system includes a hoistway that establishes a vertical pathway. The hoistway has an interior border established by a plurality of stationary boundaries that each have a height aligned with a vertical length of the hoistway. Each of the stationary boundaries has a width generally perpendicular to the height. An elevator car is within the hoistway. At least one vertically extending load bearing assembly includes a plurality of elongated load bearing members extending along a vertical path and facilitating movement or support of the elevator car. At least one hoistway liner assembly is situated in the hoistway. The hoistway liner assembly includes a plurality of bumpers that each have an axis that is generally perpendicular to the vertical length of the hoistway. The axes of at least two of the bumpers are non-parallel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: OTIS ELEVATOR COMPANY
    Inventors: George Scott Copeland, Patricia Derwinski, Richard K. Pulling, Randy Roberts
  • Patent number: 10631550
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method of extruding sleeves extruded of collagen for encasing sausages, wherein a collagen fluid is fed to an extrusion head; the collagen fluid is guided through the extrusion head; and the collagen fluid is discharged from the extrusion head. The invention also relates to an extrusion head for performing such a process as well as a co-extrusion sausage line. Finally also the sleeve extruded with this method or devices is part of the invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: MAREL TOWNSEND FURTHER PROCESSING B.V.
    Inventors: Albertus Dunnewind, Patricia Rosa Maria Hoekstra-Suurs, Wilhelmus Johannes Everardus Maria Van Den Dungen, Johannes Martinus Meulendijks, Frank Johannes Antonius Van Den Heuij, Henk Robert Hoogenkamp
  • Patent number: 10590431
    Abstract: The present disclosure teaches the generation of drought tolerant plants. The present disclosure enables manipulation of a phenotypic characteristic referred to as “stay-green” to facilitate drought adaptation in plants by recombinant, mutagenic and/or breeding and selection methods. Plant management practice systems to increase crop yield and harvest efficiency in water-limited environments are also taught herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignees: The State of Queensland, The Texas A&M University System, Grains Research and Development Corporation
    Inventors: Andrew Kenneth Borrell, David Robert Jordan, John Mullet, Patricia Klein
  • Patent number: 10583185
    Abstract: Compositions and methods are described for inducing an immune response against extra-intestinal pathogenic Escherichia coli (ExPEC) to thereby provide immune protection against diseases associated with ExPEC. In particular, compositions and methods are described for using conjugates of E. coli polysaccharide antigens O25B, O1A, O2, and O6A covalently bound to a detoxified exotoxin A of Pseudomonas aeruginosa (EPA) carrier protein as vaccines for the prevention of invasive ExPEC disease caused by ExPEC serotypes O1A, O2, O6A and O25B.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Assignees: GlaxoSmithKline Biological S.A., Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Inventors: Jan Theunis Poolman, Bert Jacquemyn, Darren Robert Abbanat, Patricia Ibarra Yon, Peter Wilhelmus Maria Hermans, Michael Thomas Kowarik, Michael Lukas Wetter, Stefan Jochen Kemmler, Micha Andres Häuptle, Veronica Gambillara Fonck, Manuela Mally
  • Publication number: 20200062795
    Abstract: The invention relates to non-systemic TGR5 agonist useful in the treatment of chemotherapy-induced diarrhea, diabetes, Type II diabetes, gestational diabetes, impaired fasting glucose, impaired glucose tolerance, insulin resistance, hyperglycemia, obesity, metabolic syndrome, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, disorders associated with parenteral nutrition especially during short bowel syndrome, and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and other TGR5 associated diseases and disorders, having the Formula: where R1, R2, R2?, R3, R4, X1, X2, X3, X4, Q, and n are described herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Publication date: February 27, 2020
    Applicant: Ardelyx, Inc.
    Inventors: Jason G. Lewis, Michael Robert Leadbetter, Jeremy Caldwell, Dean Dragoli, Noah Bell, Jeffrey W. Jacobs, Patricia Finn, Rakesh Jain, Tao Chen, Matthew Siegel
  • Publication number: 20200019914
    Abstract: Systems and methods for implementing actions on activity data acquired during a POS function are disclosed. According to an aspect of the present disclosure, a method includes receiving, by one or more processors, activity data acquired by a wearable device worn by a user during a POS function. The method also includes analyzing, by the processor(s), the activity data in comparison to a stored model of user activity during the POS function. Further, the method includes executing an action based on the analysis of the activity data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2018
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Inventors: Susan Winter Brosnan, Daniel Robert Goins, Dean Frederick Herring, Patricia Stephany Hogan, Jessica S. K. Snead
  • Patent number: 10533048
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to antibodies and fragments thereof having binding specificity for CGRP. Another embodiment of this invention relates to the antibodies described herein, and binding fragments thereof, comprising the sequences of the VH, VL and CDR polypeptides described herein, and the polynucleotides encoding them. The invention also contemplates conjugates of anti-CGRP antibodies and binding fragments thereof conjugated to one or more functional or detectable moieties. The invention also contemplates methods of making said anti-CGRP antibodies and binding fragments thereof. Embodiments of the invention also pertain to the use of anti-CGRP antibodies, and binding fragments thereof, for the diagnosis, assessment and treatment of diseases and disorders associated with CGRP.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: ALDERBIO HOLDINGS LLC
    Inventors: Brian Robert Kovacevich, Leon F. Garcia-Martinez, Katie Olson Anderson, Benjamin H. Dutzar, Jens J. Billgren, John A. Latham, Danielle M. Mitchell, Patricia Dianne McNeill, Nicole M. Janson, Maria-Cristina Loomis
  • Publication number: 20190389968
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to antibodies and fragments thereof having binding specificity for PCSK9. Another embodiment of this invention relates to the antibodies described herein, and binding fragments thereof, comprising the sequences of the VH, VL and CDR polypeptides described herein, and the polynucleotides encoding them. The invention also contemplates conjugates of anti-PCSK9 antibodies and binding fragments thereof conjugated to one or more functional or detectable moieties. The invention also contemplates methods of making said anti-PCSK9 antibodies and binding fragments thereof. Embodiments of the invention also pertain to the use of anti-PCSK9 antibodies, and binding fragments thereof, for the diagnosis, assessment and treatment of diseases and disorders associated with PCSK9.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2019
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Inventors: Andrew Lawrence FELDHAUS, Leon F. GARCIA-MARTINEZ, Benjamin H. DUTZAR, Ethan Wayne OJALA, Brian Robert KOVACEVICH, Katie Olson ANDERSON, Pei FAN, Jens BILLGREN, Erica Ann STEWART, Corinne C. AKATSUKA, Patricia Dianne MCNEILL, Danielle Marie MITCHELL, Dan Scott ALLISON, John A. LATHAM
  • Patent number: 10511606
    Abstract: It can be difficult to manage assets, particularly when determining ownership of assets. Systems and methods for facilitating identification of ownership of an asset include identifying an asset (e.g., an item capable of being owned), identifying one or more actors (e.g., an entity capable of owning an asset), and identifying interactions between the asset and each actor. The systems and methods additionally apply a decay factor to the identified interactions to cause a reduction in the significance of the identified interactions between the asset and each actor and produce an asset ownership score for each actor based on the decay-modified interactions. The resulting asset ownership score for each actor is provided to an entity in a fashion that allows the entity to identify a comparative likelihood that each actor is a potential owner of the asset.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventors: Samuel Terrence Trim, Patricia Anne Donnellan, Eliyohu Aron Inger, Keying Li, Praneeth Reddy Vatti, Yan Guo, Senthil Vel Gunasekaran, Nagarjuna Aravapalli, Neeta Vinod Atal, Priyatham Reddy Allala, Stephen Robert White, Xiaoming Wang, Michael Gordon Hale, Jason Drew Black
  • Patent number: 10494228
    Abstract: Elevator car guiding devices including a roller guide frame including a mounting base to be mounted to an elevator car, a first roller supported on the mounting base, the first roller having a first roller wheel configured to engage with and rotate along a guide rail and prevent movement of the elevator car in a first direction, a second roller supported on the mounting base, the at least one second roller having a second roller wheel configured to engage with and rotate along the guide rail and prevent movement of the elevator car in a second direction, and a motion state sensing assembly mounted to the roller guide frame and configured to measure a motion state of the elevator car within an elevator shaft of the elevator system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: OTIS ELEVATOR COMPANY
    Inventors: Bruce P. Swaybill, Randy Roberts, Patricia Derwinski, Philip R. James
  • Publication number: 20190359240
    Abstract: A system detects a parameter and generates a first trip plan to automatically control the vehicle according to a first trip plan. A controller is connected to a sensor and configured to receive the parameter. The controller is configured to generate a new trip plan or modify the first trip plan into a modified trip plan based on at least one of a cumulative damage or an end of life. A new trip plan or the modified trip plan is configured, during operation of the vehicle according to the new trip plan or the modified trip plan, for at least one of an adjustment in velocity or avoiding one or more operating conditions of the vehicle, relative to the first trip plan.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 6, 2019
    Publication date: November 28, 2019
    Inventors: Cesar Domingos, Shawn Gallagher, Raghav Shrikant Kulkarni, Vinaykanth V. Mudiam, Neil Xavier Blythe, Daniel Loringer, Pedro Lopes, Vinayak Tilak, James Robert Mischler, Patricia Sue Lacy, Michael Majewski, Pradheepram Ottikkutti
  • Patent number: 10409461
    Abstract: A portable multifunction device configured for displaying an application on a display that includes a first user input element and a second user input element. In response to detecting a first input that corresponds to the selection of a first user input element, enlarging and centering display of a first area that includes the first input element and at least a portion of the second user input element. While displaying the enlarged first area detecting a second input that corresponds to selection of the second user input element. In response to detecting the second input, centering display of the second input element. Subsequent to detecting the second input, receiving input for the second user input element. In response to receiving the input for the second user input element, displaying a representation of the received input in the second user input element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Francisco Ryan Tolmasky, Richard Williamson, Patricia J. Coleman, Christopher Blumenberg, Corbin Robert Dunn, Stephen O. Lemay, Marcel Van Os
  • Patent number: 10392413
    Abstract: The invention relates to non-systemic TGR5 agonist useful in the treatment of chemotherapy-induced diarrhea, diabetes, Type II diabetes, gestational diabetes, impaired fasting glucose, impaired glucose tolerance, insulin resistance, hyperglycemia, obesity, metabolic syndrome, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, disorders associated with parenteral nutrition especially during short bowel syndrome, and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and other TGR5 associated diseases and disorders, having the Formula: where R1, R2, R2?, R3, R4, X1, X2, X3, X4, Q, and n are described herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: ARDELYX, INC.
    Inventors: Jason Gustaf Lewis, Michael Robert Leadbetter, Jeremy Caldwell, Dean Dragoli, Noah Bell, Jeffrey W. Jacobs, Patricia Finn, Rakesh Jain, Tao Chen, Matthew Siegel
  • Patent number: 10388040
    Abstract: Displaying a representation of an asset. The method includes an act of displaying a different representation for at least a first actor of the one or more actors. An asset being an item capable of being owned, and actors being entities capable of owning an asset. The method also includes displaying the representation of the asset and displaying the different representation for the first actor such that a likelihood of the first actor owning the asset can be evaluated based on the representation and the different representation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventors: Samuel Terrence Trim, Patricia Anne Donnellan, Eliyohu Aron Inger, Keying Li, Praneeth Reddy Vatti, Yan Guo, Senthil Vel Gunasekaran, Nagarjuna Aravapalli, Neeta Vinod Atal, Priyatham Reddy Allala, Stephen Robert White, Xiaoming Wang, Michael Gordon Hale, Jason Drew Black
  • Publication number: 20190225245
    Abstract: A system detects a parameter and generates a first trip plan to automatically control the vehicle according to a first trip plan. A controller is connected to a sensor and configured to receive the parameter. The controller is configured to generate a new trip plan or modify the first trip plan into a modified trip plan based on at least one of a cumulative damage or an end of life. A new trip plan or the modified trip plan is configured, during operation of the vehicle according to the new trip plan or the modified trip plan, for at least one of an adjustment in velocity or avoiding one or more operating conditions of the vehicle, relative to the first trip plan.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2019
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Inventors: Raghav Shrikant Kulkarni, Cesar Domingos, Vinaykanth V. Mudiam, Neil Xavier Blythe, Shawn Gallagher, Daniel Loringer, Pedro Lopes, Vinayak Tilak, James Robert Mischler, Patricia Sue Lacy, Michael Majewski, Pradheepram Ottikkutti
  • Publication number: 20190220155
    Abstract: A portable multifunction device configured for displaying an application on a display that includes a first user input element and a second user input element. In response to detecting a first input that corresponds to the selection of a first user input element, enlarging and centering display of a first area that includes the first input element and at least a portion of the second user input element. While displaying the enlarged first area detecting a second input that corresponds to selection of the second user input element. In response to detecting the second input, centering display of the second input element. Subsequent to detecting the second input, receiving input for the second user input element. In response to receiving the input for the second user input element, displaying a representation of the received input in the second user input element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2019
    Publication date: July 18, 2019
    Inventors: Francisco Ryan TOLMASKY, Richard WILLIAMSON, Patricia J. COLEMAN, Christopher BLUMENBERG, Corbin Robert DUNN, Stephen O. LEMAY, Marcel VAN OS
  • Publication number: 20190211085
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to antibodies and fragments thereof having binding specificity for CGRP. Another embodiment of this invention relates to the antibodies described herein, and binding fragments thereof, comprising the sequences of the VH, VL and CDR polypeptides described herein, and the polynucleotides encoding them. The invention also contemplates conjugates of anti-CGRP antibodies and binding fragments thereof conjugated to one or more functional or detectable moieties. The invention also contemplates methods of making said anti-CGRP antibodies and binding fragments thereof. Embodiments of the invention also pertain to the use of anti-CGRP antibodies, and binding fragments thereof, for the diagnosis, assessment and treatment of diseases and disorders associated with CGRP.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2019
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Inventors: Brian Robert Kovacevich, Leon F. Garcia-Martinez, Katie Olson Anderson, Benjamin H. Dutzar, Jens J. Billgren, John A. Latham, Danielle M. Mitchell, Patricia Dianne McNeill, Nicole M. Janson, Maria-Cristina Loomis
  • Patent number: 8202548
    Abstract: A method of making a composition having the property of being able to store chlorine dioxide includes mixing an aqueous chlorine dioxide solution with a superabsorbent, water-soluble polymer that is substantially unreactive with chlorine dioxide and permitting a mixture formed thereby to form one of a gel and a solid composition. A method of delivering chlorine dioxide includes providing a gel or solid composition as described and degelling the gel or dissolving the solid composition to dispense the chlorine dioxide therefrom. A method of disinfecting a target such as water, wastewater, or a surface comprises delivering chlorine dioxide as above and permitting the polymer to precipitate out of the mixture. Aqueous chlorine dioxide is then recovered and applied to the target.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2007
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2012
    Assignee: Dharma IP, LLC
    Inventors: Sunggyu Lee, Patricia Roberts
  • Patent number: 8088417
    Abstract: A method of making a composition having the property of being able to store chlorine dioxide includes mixing an aqueous chlorine dioxide solution with a superabsorbent, water-soluble polymer that is substantially unreactive with chlorine dioxide and permitting a mixture formed thereby to form one of a gel and a solid composition. A method of delivering chlorine dioxide includes providing a gel or solid composition as described and degelling the gel or dissolving the solid composition to dispense the chlorine dioxide therefrom. A method of disinfecting a target such as water, wastewater, or a surface comprises delivering chlorine dioxide as above and permitting the polymer to precipitate out of the mixture. Aqueous chlorine dioxide is then recovered and applied to the target.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2007
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2012
    Assignee: Dharma IP, LLC
    Inventors: Sunggyu Lee, Patricia Roberts