Patents by Inventor Paul Braun

Paul Braun 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: 10286523
    Abstract: An abrasive article comprising a first group including a plurality of shaped abrasive particles overlying a backing, wherein the plurality of shaped abrasive particles of the first group define a first non-shadowing distribution relative to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignees: SAINT-GOBAIN ABRASIVES, INC., SAINT-GOBAIN ABRASIFS
    Inventors: Anthony C. Gaeta, Anuj Seth, Christopher Arcona, Doruk O. Yener, Jennifer H. Czerepinski, Sujatha Iyengar, Frank J. Csillag, William C. Rice, Satyalakshmi K. Ramesh, Gregory G. Lafond, Sidath S. Wijesooriya, Adam D. Lior, Alan J. Brandes, Anil Parmar, Paul Braun, Darrell K. Everts
  • Patent number: 10280350
    Abstract: A method of forming a shaped abrasive particle includes forming a first mixture and a second mixture in a single forming process into an integral precursor shaped abrasive particle, wherein the first mixture has a different composition than a composition of the second mixture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: SAINT-GOBAIN CERAMICS & PLASTICS, INC.
    Inventors: Doruk O. Yener, Paul Braun
  • Patent number: 10109018
    Abstract: Audit performance systems and methods can be used to provide objective assessment of the performance of claim administrators. Data from audits performed by one or more insurance broker consultants can be input into the audit performance system, and analyzed, to generate reports that compare the performance of a selected claim administrator to an industry standard level of performance or to one or more other claim administrators.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2018
    Assignee: Aon Global Operations Limited (Singapore Branch)
    Inventors: Kevin Combes, Paul Braun, Larry Joe Galusha
  • Patent number: 10062122
    Abstract: Audit performance systems and methods can be used to provide objective assessment of the performance of claim administrators. Data from audits performed by one or more insurance broker consultants can be input into the audit performance system, and analyzed, to generate reports that compare the performance of a selected claim administrator to an industry standard level of performance or to one or more other claim administrators.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2018
    Assignee: Aon Global Operations Ltd (Singapore Branch)
    Inventors: Kevin Combes, Paul Braun, Larry Joe Galusha
  • Publication number: 20180215975
    Abstract: Various shaped abrasive particles are disclosed. Each shaped abrasive particle includes a body having at least one major surface and another surface extending from the major surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2017
    Publication date: August 2, 2018
    Inventors: Alexandra MARAZANO, Paul BRAUN, Yves BOUSSANT-ROUX, Cecile O. MEJEAN, David F. LOUAPRE
  • Publication number: 20180082382
    Abstract: Audit performance systems and methods can be used to provide objective assessment of the performance of claim administrators. Data from audits performed by one or more insurance broker consultants can be input into the audit performance system, and analyzed, to generate reports that compare the performance of a selected claim administrator to an industry standard level of performance or to one or more other claim administrators.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2017
    Publication date: March 22, 2018
    Inventors: Kevin Combes, Paul Braun, Larry Joe Galusha
  • Publication number: 20180045864
    Abstract: A reflector element and a method for manufacturing a reflector element are disclosed. In an embodiment the reflector element includes a plastic substrate and a silver layer arranged on the plastic substrate. The reflector element further includes a first barrier layer arranged on the silver layer, wherein the barrier layer has an at least 15 nm-thick oxide layer and a second barrier layer arranged on the first barrier layer, wherein the barrier layer includes siloxane, and wherein a thickness of the second barrier layer is at least 250 nm and at most 450 nm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2016
    Publication date: February 15, 2018
    Inventors: Mark Schürmann, Peter Munzert, Dirk Salz, Klaus Stockwald, Reinhard Schaefer, Stefan Kotter, Paul Braun
  • Patent number: 9891782
    Abstract: An electronic device that uses a method of providing user interface is provided. The method includes detecting a first touch input within a predetermined distance from an edge of a touch screen, displaying a first cursor at a position spaced away from the first touch input in response to the first touch input, detecting a movement of the first touch input in a first area, the first area being mapped to a screen of the touch screen and determined according to a position where the first touch input occurs, and moving the first cursor in the same manner as the movement of the first touch input in the first area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Ek Gregory, Paul Braun, Jody Medich
  • Publication number: 20180025431
    Abstract: Audit performance systems and methods can be used to provide objective assessment of the performance of claim administrators. Data from audits performed by one or more insurance broker consultants can be input into the audit performance system, and analyzed, to generate reports that compare the performance of a selected claim administrator to an industry standard level of performance or to one or more other claim administrators.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 5, 2017
    Publication date: January 25, 2018
    Inventors: Kevin Combes, Paul Braun, Larry Joe Galusha
  • Publication number: 20170349797
    Abstract: A method of forming a shaped abrasive particle including extruding a mixture into a form, applying a dopant material to an exterior surface of the form, and forming a precursor shaped abrasive particle from the form.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 25, 2017
    Publication date: December 7, 2017
    Inventors: Doruk O. Yener, Paul Braun
  • Patent number: 9771507
    Abstract: A method of forming a shaped abrasive particle including extruding a mixture into a form, applying a dopant material to an exterior surface of the form, and forming a precursor shaped abrasive particle from the form.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2017
    Assignee: SAINT-GOBAIN CERAMICS & PLASTICS, INC.
    Inventors: Doruk O. Yener, Paul Braun
  • Patent number: 9765249
    Abstract: A method of forming a mixture including a ceramic material into a sheet, sectioning at least a portion of the sheet using a mechanical object and forming at least one shaped abrasive particle from the sheet, such that the at least one shaped abrasive particle can have a two-dimensional shape as viewed in a plane defined by a length and a width of the shaped abrasive particle selected from the group consisting of polygons, ellipsoids, numerals, Greek alphabet characters, Latin alphabet characters, Russian alphabet characters, complex shapes having a combination of polygonal shapes, and a combination thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2017
    Assignee: SAINT-GOBAIN CERAMICS & PLASTICS, INC.
    Inventors: Paul Braun, Doruk O. Yener, Jennifer H. Czerepinski, Ralph Bauer, Krishnamoorthy Subramanian, Robin M. Bright, Anuj Seth, Gregory G. Lafond
  • Patent number: 9721303
    Abstract: Audit performance systems and methods can be used to provide objective assessment of the performance of claim administrators. Data from audits performed by one or more insurance broker consultants can be input into the audit performance system, and analyzed, to generate reports that compare the performance of a selected claim administrator to an industry standard level of performance or to one or more other claim administrators.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 1, 2017
    Assignee: AON SINGAPORE CENTRE FOR INNOVATION, STRATEGY AND MANAGEMENT PTE., LTD.
    Inventors: Kevin Combes, Paul Braun, Larry Joe Galusha
  • Publication number: 20170157696
    Abstract: A fastening system includes a welding stud that is weldable to a carrier and a disc that is fastened to the welding stud and has an opening. The welding stud has a weld-on portion for welding the welding stud onto the carrier, a flange and a pin-shaped portion having an external thread. The disc has an outside diameter which is greater than a diameter of the flange. The pin-shaped portion has a thread-free region which is arranged between the flange and the external thread, and the disc has a latch configured for pushing the disc over the external thread and by which the disc is latched in place in the thread-free region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 16, 2017
    Publication date: June 8, 2017
    Inventors: Ludwig KURZMAIER, Paul BRAUN
  • Publication number: 20170050293
    Abstract: An abrasive article comprising a first group including a plurality of shaped abrasive particles overlying a backing, wherein the plurality of shaped abrasive particles of the first group define a first non-shadowing distribution relative to each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2016
    Publication date: February 23, 2017
    Inventors: Anthony C. Gaeta, Anuj Seth, Christopher Arcona, Doruk O. Yener, Jennifer H. Czerepinski, Sujatha Iyengar, Frank J. Csillag, William C. Rice, Satyalakshmi K. Ramesh, Gregory G. Lafond, Sidath S. Wijesooriya, Adam D. Lior, Alan J. Brandes, Anil Parmar, Paul Braun, Darrell K. Everts
  • Publication number: 20170028531
    Abstract: An abrasive article comprising a first group including a plurality of shaped abrasive particles overlying a backing, wherein the plurality of shaped abrasive particles of the first group define a first non-shadowing distribution relative to each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 29, 2016
    Publication date: February 2, 2017
    Inventors: Anthony C. Gaeta, Anuj Seth, Christopher Arcona, Doruk O. Yener, Jennifer H. Czerepinski, Sujatha Iyengar, Frank J. Csillag, William C. Rice, Satyalakshmi K. Ramesh, Gregory G. Lafond, Sidath S. Wijesooriya, Adam D. Lior, Alan J. Brandes, Anil Parmar, Paul Braun, Darrell K. Everts
  • Publication number: 20170015886
    Abstract: A method of forming a mixture including a ceramic material into a sheet, sectioning at least a portion of the sheet using a mechanical object and forming at least one shaped abrasive particle from the sheet, such that the at least one shaped abrasive particle can have a two-dimensional shape as viewed in a plane defined by a length and a width of the shaped abrasive particle selected from the group consisting of polygons, ellipsoids, numerals, Greek alphabet characters, Latin alphabet characters, Russian alphabet characters, complex shapes having a combination of polygonal shapes, and a combination thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2016
    Publication date: January 19, 2017
    Inventors: Paul Braun, Doruk O. Yener, Jennifer H. Czerepinski, Ralph Bauer, Krishnamoorthy Subramanian, Robin M. Bright, Anuj Seth, Gregory G. Lafond
  • Publication number: 20170003192
    Abstract: A leak detection system including a sensor having a first condition when dry and a second condition when wet; a communication device operatively coupled to the sensor; and an attachment element adapted to attach the leak detection system to an area for monitoring fluid leakage, wherein the attachment element is removable, reusable, or both.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2016
    Publication date: January 5, 2017
    Inventors: Gerald H. Ling, Jian L. Ding, Sarah L. Clark, Paul Braun
  • Patent number: 9440332
    Abstract: An abrasive article comprising a first group including a plurality of shaped abrasive particles overlying a backing, wherein the plurality of shaped abrasive particles of the first group define a first non-shadowing distribution relative to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2016
    Assignees: SAINT-GOBAIN ABRASIVES, INC., SAINT-GOBAIN ABRASIFS
    Inventors: Anthony C. Gaeta, Anuj Seth, Christopher Arcona, Doruk O. Yener, Jennifer H. Czerepinski, Sujatha Iyengar, Frank J. Csillag, William C. Rice, Satyalakshmi K. Ramesh, Gregory Lafond, Sidath S. Wijesooriya, Adam D. Lior, Alan J. Brandes, Anil Parmar, Paul Braun, Darrel K. Everts
  • Publication number: 20160177152
    Abstract: A method of forming a shaped abrasive particle including forming a mixture comprising a ceramic material into a sheet and sectioning at least a portion of the sheet using a mechanical object and forming at least one shaped abrasive particle from the sheet, and where sectioning includes controlling at least one process parameter consisting of an extrusion height, a sheet moisture content, a sheet solids loading, an orientation of the sheet during sectioning, a pressure differential during sectioning, a blade spacing variation, a blade edge thickness, a ratio of blade edge thickness to blade spacing variation, and a combination of one or more of the process parameters.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2014
    Publication date: June 23, 2016
    Inventor: Paul BRAUN