Patrick Devine 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).
Abstract: An image of system software is installed by loading an executable image of the system software using a boot loader, where the executable image includes a kernel and a plurality of files used by the kernel. The kernel of the system software is executed to generate the image of the system software that includes a copy of the kernel. Generating the image of the system software involves the steps of generating a plurality of pointers that each point to a different one of the files, retrieving the files using the pointers, and storing a copy of the kernel and the files in a storage device from which the system software is to be booted as the image of the system software.
June 16, 2011
December 20, 2012
Daniel Kerry HILTGEN, Olivier Alain CREMEL, Christopher Patrick DEVINE
Abstract: A brew bowl adaptor for use in association with a beverage brew bowl of the type defining a bowl side wall and bottom wall, and a fluid opening in the bottom wall through which beverage may pass after brewing, and having a body to fit in the fluid opening substantially blocking the same, retaining device retaining the body in the opening, and a beverage drip passageway formed through the plug body, of reduced cross sectional area in regard to fluid opening in the brew bowl, the body being insertable into and removable from the fluid opening in the brew bowl.