Patents by Inventor Patrick Fischer

Patrick Fischer 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: 10722663
    Abstract: A humidification system has a tube configured to transport gases. The tube is configured to be soaked prior to use and has a bead to hold liquid. Heat applied to the bead causes the liquid to be released as vapour. Gases flowing through the tube are heated and humidified by the vapour.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Limited
    Inventors: Richard John Boyes, Christian Francis Fischer, Joseph Patrick Walter Strevens, Elmo Benson Stoks, Jayananda Mallinson
  • Patent number: 10726379
    Abstract: A launch vehicle can include a mobility system, a launch system, and a computing system. The mobility system can be configured to travel to a general target location. The launch system can be configured to house a plurality of autonomous delivery vehicles assigned for transporting one or more deliverable items from the general target location to respective specific target delivery locations. The computing system can be configured to control launch of the plurality of autonomous delivery vehicles from the launch vehicle at a respective plurality of predetermined launch positions, each predetermined launch position associated with a corresponding launch time, and each autonomous delivery vehicle configured to travel from a launch position of the respective plurality of predetermined launch positions to a specific target delivery location of the respective specific target delivery locations and from the specific target delivery location to one or more predetermined landing positions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: UATC, LLC
    Inventors: Richard Brian Donnelly, James Lee Epifano, Jacob William Fischer, Christopher Matthew D'Eramo, David Patrick Rice
  • Patent number: 10714446
    Abstract: An apparatus is provided which comprises: a substrate; a first active device adjacent to the substrate; a first set of one or more layers to interconnect with the first active device; a second set of one or more layers; a second active and/or passive device coupled to the second set of one or more layers; and a layer adjacent to one of the layers of the first and second sets, wherein the layer is to bond the one of the layers of the first and second sets.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Anup Pancholi, Prashant Majhi, Paul Fischer, Patrick Morrow
  • Patent number: 10694862
    Abstract: A mattress protector completely encloses a mattress. The top wall is removable from the side walls by operating a zipper. The zipper includes protective features designed to prevent bed bugs from leaving the interior of the mattress protector via the zipper slide. When the top wall is removed from the side walls, the present invention includes supports for the side walls so that when the top wall is removed, the side walls remain erect so that the top wall can easily be reattached by placing the top wall over the top surface of the mattress and then operating the zipper around the side walls to reattach the top wall. A number of different embodiments of structures designed to hold the side walls upright when the top wall is removed are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Inventors: Jane Fischer, Patrick Seiffert
  • Patent number: 10675359
    Abstract: The present application relates to methods for the functionalization of immunoglobulins, in particular with drugs. Also disclosed herein are linking reagents, functionalized antibodies, pharmaceutical compositions, and method of treating disease and/or conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignees: Innate Pharma, Paul Scherrer Institut
    Inventors: Patrick Dennler, Delphine Bregeon, Laurent Gauthier, François Romagné, Christian Belmant, Eliane Fischer, Roger Schibli
  • Publication number: 20200166063
    Abstract: A component comprising a first outer region (11), at least one intermediate region (13) and a second outer region (12). The outer regions (11, 12) have a higher density and/or a higher elastic modulus than the at least one intermediate region (13). A polymer composition (21) can, preferably, be injected into the component (1) such that a mechanical connection (41) is fixed or can be fixed in the polymer composition (21). A method, a kit and the use thereof are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2018
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Inventors: Thomas WOLF, Patrick STEINER, Marcel FISCHER
  • Patent number: 10630090
    Abstract: The present disclosure describes aspects of ripple current reduction for wireless electric vehicle charging. In some aspects, an apparatus for wireless power transmission includes an inverter circuit to provide alternating current and a resonant circuit having a tuning portion and a coil portion to transmit power based on the alternating current. The apparatus also includes a current sensor to provide an indication of peak-to-peak amplitude (e.g., ripple current) of the alternating current that flows to the coil portion of the resonant circuit. Based on this indication, a control signal of the inverter is altered to adjust the peak-to-peak amplitude of the alternating current, such as to reduce ripple current in the coil portion. By so doing, ripple current can be reduced in power-transmitting or power-receiving devices, which may improve power transmission efficiency, enable use of smaller decoupling capacitors, or reduce stress on elements of respective resonant circuits.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: WiTricity Corporation
    Inventors: Marcel Fischer, Patrick Lattmann
  • Publication number: 20200111631
    Abstract: Recloser apparatuses, methods and systems are disclosed. In one embodiment a recloser includes a vacuum interrupter coupled with first and second electrical terminals. A driving structure is coupled with the vacuum interrupter. An electromagnetic actuator is coupled with the driving structure and is moveable to a first position to open the vacuum interrupter and to a second position to close the vacuum interrupter. A mechanical opening/closing mechanism includes a handle and a mechanical connection driving structure. The handle is moveable to move the vacuum interrupter to the first position and the second position. A control circuit is provided in communication with the electromagnetic actuator and is operable to actuate the electromagnetic actuator to move the vacuum interrupter between the first position and the second position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2019
    Publication date: April 9, 2020
    Inventors: Robert L. Hanna, Patrick Fischer-Carne, Luciano DiMaio, Robert E. Goodin
  • Publication number: 20190394677
    Abstract: For each target cell determined by a handover decision process, a first message is transmitted from a source base station (20S) to a target base station (20T) servicing that target cell. The first message includes an identifier of a wireless device (10) having a communication link with the source base station and information for obtaining authentication data for this wireless device. The authentication data depends on a secret key available to the wireless device and the source base station and on an identity of the target cell. Upon failure of the communication link, a cell is selected at the wireless device, which transmits to that cell a reestablishment request message including its identifier and authentication data depending on the secret key and on an identity of the selected cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 9, 2019
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Inventor: Patrick Fischer
  • Publication number: 20190348389
    Abstract: An apparatus is provided which comprises: a substrate; a first active device adjacent to the substrate; a first set of one or more layers to interconnect with the first active device; a second set of one or more layers; a second active and/or passive device coupled to the second set of one or more layers; and a layer adjacent to one of the layers of the first and second sets, wherein the layer is to bond the one of the layers of the first and second sets.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2017
    Publication date: November 14, 2019
    Applicant: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Anup Pancholi, Prashant Majhi, Paul Fischer, Patrick Morrow
  • Publication number: 20190333803
    Abstract: An apparatus is provided which comprises: a substrate; one or more active devices adjacent to the substrate; a first set of one or more layers to interconnect the one or more active devices; a second set of one or more layers; and a layer adjacent to one of the layers of the first and second sets, wherein the layer is to bond the one of the layers of the first and second sets.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2017
    Publication date: October 31, 2019
    Applicant: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Anup Pancholi, Prashant Majhi, Paul Fischer, Patrick Morrow
  • Patent number: 10445068
    Abstract: An integrated random signal generation circuit includes two logic gates, the output of each gate coupled to a respective first input of the other gate via assemblies of delay elements. The respective delays introduced by the assemblies of delay elements are adjustable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: STMICROELECTRONICS (ROUSSET) SAS
    Inventors: Patrick Haddad, Viktor Fischer
  • Patent number: 10440609
    Abstract: For each target cell determined by a handover decision process, a first message is transmitted from a source base station (20S) to a target base station (20T) servicing that target cell. The first message includes an identifier of a wireless device (10) having a communication link with the source base station and information for obtaining authentication data for this wireless device. The authentication data depends on a secret key available to the wireless device and the source base station and on an identity of the target cell. Upon failure of the communication link, a cell is selected at the wireless device, which transmits to that cell a reestablishment request message including its identifier and authentication data depending on the secret key and on an identity of the selected cell.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: Wild Guard Ltd.
    Inventor: Patrick Fischer
  • Patent number: 10434180
    Abstract: The present application relates to methods for the enzymatic functionalization of immunoglobulins, in particular with drugs. Also disclosed herein are linking reagents, functionalized antibodies, pharmaceutical compositions, and method of treating disease and/or conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignees: INNATE PHARMA, PAUL SCHERRER INSTITUT
    Inventors: Delphine Bregeon, Patrick Dennler, Christian Belmant, Laurent Gauthier, François Romagne, Eliane Fischer, Roger Schibli
  • Publication number: 20190169601
    Abstract: The present application relates to methods for the functionalization of antibodies using transglutaminase, in particular antibodies lacking Fc regions. Also disclosed herein are peptide tags for transglutaminase, linking reagents, functionalized antibodies, multi-specific antibodies, pharmaceutical compositions, and method of treating disease and/or conditions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2018
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Inventors: Eliane Fischer, Francois Romagne, Patrick Dennler
  • Publication number: 20190029788
    Abstract: Techniques for mesh augmentation and prevention of incisional hernia, including systems and methods for affixing mesh to a fascial incision. A mesh strip can be integrated with one or more uni-directional fasteners. Each fastener can include an anchoring mechanism adapted for affixation to anterior abdominal wall fascia and a mating interface. An applicator can include tension arms adapted to interface with the mating interfaces of the fasteners to maintain a vertical tension of the mesh strip and a handle coupled with the tension arms adapted to spread the tension arms and thereby control a horizontal tension of the mesh strip. The mesh strip can be configured to be aligned over a fascial incision using the applicator and affixed under tension to anterior abdominal wall fascia by tissue penetration of the anchoring mechanisms of the one or more fasteners.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2018
    Publication date: January 31, 2019
    Applicant: THE TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
    Inventor: John Patrick Fischer
  • Patent number: 10136984
    Abstract: Techniques for mesh augmentation and prevention of incisional hernia, including systems and methods for affixing mesh to a fascial incision. A mesh strip can be integrated with one or more uni-directional fasteners. Each fastener can include an anchoring mechanism adapted for affixation to anterior abdominal wall fascia and a mating interface. An applicator can include tension arms adapted to interface with the mating interfaces of the fasteners to maintain a vertical tension of the mesh strip and a handle coupled with the tension arms adapted to spread the tension arms and thereby control a horizontal tension of the mesh strip. The mesh strip can be configured to be aligned over a fascial incision using the applicator and affixed under tension to anterior abdominal wall fascia by tissue penetration of the anchoring mechanisms of the one or more fasteners.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2018
    Assignee: THE TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
    Inventor: John Patrick Fischer
  • Patent number: 9992716
    Abstract: The method provides buffer status reporting for the transmission of uplink data from a wireless device to a base station. Uncompressed data is stored in a first buffer of the wireless device. A buffer status report is transmitted from the wireless device to the base station, where the buffer status report contains information indicating an amount of the uncompressed data to be transmitted from the wireless device. The information is dependent on the amount of the uncompressed data stored in the first buffer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2018
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventor: Patrick Fischer
  • Patent number: RE46756
    Abstract: In a wireless mobile communications system, the system information is grouped or classified in different types according to the characteristics of the system information, and the system information is transmitted to channels with specific functions that allow the optimization of the resource usage and the reception by the User Equipment (UE).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 13, 2018
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Young-Dae Lee, Sung-Duck Chun, Myung-Cheul Jung, Sung-Jun Park, Patrick Fischer
  • Patent number: D868156
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: AMERICAN EXPRESS TRAVEL RELATED SERVICES COMPANY, INC.
    Inventors: Ashley Fischer, Patrick Huguenin, Sara Milsten, Arjun Pappajohn, Jennifer Richards, Georgina Robertson, Muge Sencalis, Sabrina Sodja, Margarita Solodar, Arik Vortman