Patents by Inventor Paul Edwards

Paul Edwards 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: 20240199339
    Abstract: Apparatus and method for activating conveyor belt roller assemblies by lowering and extending wearstrips to selectively lower the conveyor belt to place the conveyor belt roller assemblies into contact with actuating rollers. A wearstrip module housing the wearstrips includes an upper support upon which the wearstrips are mounted that is longitudinally and vertically movable relative to a lower support fixed relative to the actuating rollers. Mounting brackets rotatably mount the lower support and actuating rollers in a fixed position and orientation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2022
    Publication date: June 20, 2024
    Inventors: Andrew N. Baker, Yorrick Mulder, Paul Edward Kirkpatrick, Jr., Jeffrey S. Schwai
  • Publication number: 20240204377
    Abstract: A lithium-ion battery cell includes a positive electrode including a positive electrode active material, a negative electrode including a negative electrode active material, a polymer-containing layer interposed between the positive electrode and the negative electrode, and an electrolyte contacting the positive electrode and the negative electrode. The polymer-containing layer includes a polymeric composition having a melting point from about 80° C. to about 170° C. The electrolyte includes lithium ions that are transported between the negative electrode and the positive electrode, Advantageously, lithium ion transport is stopped upon melting of the polymeric composition. A method for forming the lithium-ion battery cell is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2022
    Publication date: June 20, 2024
    Applicant: FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
    Inventors: Insik JEON, Ann Marie STRACCIA, Mark Edward NICHOLS, Paul John BOJANOWSKI, Christopher Michael SEUBERT
  • Publication number: 20240198062
    Abstract: A medical drain device is provided. A drain inlet receives fluid flow from a patient. A drain outlet releases fluid flow to a reservoir. A sensor system is interposed fluidically between the drain inlet and the drain outlet. The sensor system produces a sensed flow pressure signal responsive to fluid travel between the drain inlet and the drain outlet. A flow regulator is interposed fluidically between the drain inlet and the drain outlet and is configured to selectively restrict at least a portion of fluid travel between the drain inlet and the drain outlet. A processor is configured to receive the sensed flow pressure signal and responsively produce at least one of a flow rate indication signal, a flow pressure indication signal, and a flow volume indication signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2022
    Publication date: June 20, 2024
    Inventors: Paul Holman, Ryan Cantrell, Matthew Pardon, Hunter Ricardo Adams, Zuhair Zafir Hawa, Austin Hwang, Lilith Delan Liang, Tate Edward Shannon, Zengyi Wan
  • Publication number: 20240197566
    Abstract: A coated glass package comprising a glass body having a Type 1 chemical durability according to USP 660, at least a class A2 base resistance or better according to ISO 695, and at least a type HGB2 hydrolytic resistance or better according to ISO 719. A lubricous coating having a thickness of ?100 microns may be positioned on at least a portion of the exterior surface of the glass body. The portion of the coated glass package with the lubricous coating comprises a coefficient of friction that is at least 20% less than an uncoated glass package and the coefficient of friction does not increase by more than 30% after undergoing a depyrogenation cycle. A horizontal compression strength of the coated glass package is at least 10% greater than an uncoated glass package and the horizontal compression strength is not reduced by more than 20% after undergoing the depyrogenation cycle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2024
    Publication date: June 20, 2024
    Applicant: CORNING INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Dana Craig Bookbinder, Theresa Chang, Paul Stephen Danielson, Steven Edward DeMartino, Andrei Gennadyevich Fadeev, Robert Michael Morena, Santona Pal, John Stephen Peanasky, Robert Anthony Schaut, Christopher Lee Timmons, Natesan Venkataraman, Ronald Luce Verkleeren
  • Patent number: 12015932
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, transmitting a first identifier associated with a processing system to a communication device, transmitting first data to the communication device, obtaining, from the communication device and based on the transmitting of the first identifier and the first data, a first directive, wherein the first directive directs the processing system to utilize a first radio access technology for a first communication session, and utilizing, based on the first directive, the first radio access technology for the first communication session. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2023
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2024
    Assignees: AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P., AT&T MOBILITY II LLC
    Inventors: Zhi Cui, Sangar Dowlatkhah, Paul Edward Smith, Jr.
  • Publication number: 20240189296
    Abstract: Described herein are neurotrophic and nootropic compositions and methods for treating subjects with such compositions. In one aspect the composition comprises one or more tryptamines or in pure form or extracts from psilocybin containing mushrooms, or combinations thereof optionally combined with one or more phenethylamines or amphetamines in pure form or extracts from a plant or mushroom, or combinations thereof, optionally one or more erinacines or hericenones in pure form, extracts from Hericium mushroom species (e.g., H. erinaceus, H. coralloides, H. ramosum) or combinations thereof, optionally one or more cannabinoids in pure form or extracts from Cannabis sativa, Cannabis sativa, Cannabis indica, or Cannabis ruderalis, optionally, one or more adversive compounds, and optionally one or more pharmaceutically acceptable excipients.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 9, 2024
    Publication date: June 13, 2024
    Inventor: Paul Edward STAMETS
  • Publication number: 20240195505
    Abstract: A fiber optic distribution terminal includes a cable spool rotatably disposed within an enclosure; an optical power splitter and a termination region carried by the cable spool; an optical cable deployable from the enclosure by rotating the cable spool by pulling on a connectorized end of the optical cable; and splitter pigtails extending between the optical power splitter and the termination region. One fiber of the optical cable extending between the connectorized end and the splitter input. The other fibers of the optical cable extend to a multi-fiber adapter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2023
    Publication date: June 13, 2024
    Inventors: Paul David Hubbard, Wesley Edward Oxlee
  • Publication number: 20240180319
    Abstract: A convertible carrying case has a carrying strap, a first end of the strap is attached to the case housing near the top panel and the second end of the strap is slidably attached to an L-shaped guide member, the L-shaped guide member positioned at the periphery of the rear panel of the carrying case and adjacent the bottom panel and one side panel of the carrying case. The second end of the strap freely moves along the L-shaped guide member as the user manipulates the case between a rear carrying configuration, where the case is worn on the user's back, and a productivity configuration, where the case is supported against the abdomen of the user and the rear panel of the case is oriented upwardly, providing access through a flap on the rear panel to a laptop computer or other electronic device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2023
    Publication date: June 6, 2024
    Applicant: Bright Fast International Limited
    Inventors: Paul Kwong Shun Cheung, Dingyu Guo, Matthew Edward Bevis
  • Publication number: 20240187317
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, determining a service requirement of a user device, and obtaining at a network edge, via a standard interface, first network information of a wireline network and second network information of a wireless network. The first network information and the second network information are provided to a first microservice at the network edge. The first microservice is configured to select, in near real-time, at least one of the wireline or wireless networks according to the first network information and the second network information to obtain a network selection. The network selection is further based on supporting information obtained in non-real-time from a second microservice in communication with the first microservice. A network connection to the user device is coordinated according to the network selection, wherein a service according to the service requirement is supported via the network connection. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 1, 2022
    Publication date: June 6, 2024
    Applicant: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Zhi Cui, Paul Edward Smith, JR., Venson Shaw
  • Publication number: 20240173867
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a method in which a processing system allocates resources of a smart community to respond to an event; the resources include robots in smart homes of the smart community having smart home controllers, and each robot includes a first group of software modules comprising a first personality of that robot. The method also includes informing the smart home controllers regarding tasks to be performed by the robots, where each robot changes to a second personality to perform the response at least in part; the second personality includes a second group of software modules, and each of the robots informs the smart home controller associated with the robot regarding the second personality. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 28, 2022
    Publication date: May 30, 2024
    Applicant: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Zhi Cui, Paul Edward Smith, JR., Venson Shaw
  • Publication number: 20240173505
    Abstract: A patient interface for delivery of a supply of pressurised air or breathable gas to an entrance of a patient's airways comprising: a cushion member that includes a retaining structure and a seal-forming structure permanently connected to the retaining structure; a frame member attachable to the retaining structure; and a positioning and stabilising structure attachable to the frame member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2024
    Publication date: May 30, 2024
    Inventors: Rupert Christian SCHEINER, William Laurence HITCHCOCK, Anthony Paul BARBARA, Adam Francis BARLOW, Craig David EDWARDS, Lachlan Richard GOLDSPINK, Kirrily Michele HASKARD, Murray WIlliam LEE, Frederick Arlet MAY, Gerard Michael RUMMERY, Shiva Kumar SHANMUGA SUNDARA, Chia Ik TAN, Stewart Joseph WAGNER, Alicia Kristianne WELLS, Martin FORRESTER, Ralph JOURDAN
  • Publication number: 20240175816
    Abstract: A method for detection of a nerve agent in a sample, which method comprises (a) irradiating an optical sensing element, the optical sensing element comprising a fluorescent sensing compound provided on a substrate, and measuring the luminescence of the optical sensing element; wherein the fluorescent sensing compound comprises a combination of at least one electron acceptor moiety and, optionally, one or more electron donor moieties such that the electronic properties of the sensing compound are sufficient to enable a change in the luminescence of the sensing element in the presence of the nerve agent, and a moiety that influences solubility of the sensing compound in a solvent; (b) contacting the sample with the optical sensing element; (c) measuring the luminescence of the optical sensing element; and (d) determining whether the nerve agent is present in the sample based on the measurements obtained in steps (a) and (c).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2021
    Publication date: May 30, 2024
    Inventors: Paul Leslie BURN, Paul Edward SHAW, Shengqiang FAN
  • Patent number: 11992981
    Abstract: The invention refers to a method for producing expanded polymer pellets, which comprises the following steps: melting a polymer comprising a polyamide; adding at least one blowing agent; expanding the melt through at least one die for producing an expanded polymer; and pelletizing the expanded polymer. The invention further concerns polymer pellets produced with the method as well as their use, e.g. for the production of cushioning elements for sports apparel, such as for producing soles or parts of soles of sports shoes. A further aspect of the invention concerns a method for the manufacture of molded components, comprising loading pellets of an expanded to polymer material into a mold, and connecting the pellets by providing heat energy, wherein the expanded polymer material of the pellets or beads comprises a chain extender. The molded components may be used in broad ranges of application.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2024
    Assignee: adidas AG
    Inventors: Christopher Edward Holmes, Tru Huu Minh Le, Sabrina Kerling, Dharan Kirupanantham, Volker Altstädt, Amir Fathi, Daniel Raps, Clemens Keilholz, Thomas Koeppl, Paul Smith, Jan Hill, Angus Wardlaw, Daniel Stephen Price, James Tarrier, Christopher Robertson
  • Patent number: 11993360
    Abstract: A vehicle has a pod carrier, a pod rotatably connected to the pod carrier, and an energy attenuating system (EAS) disposed between the pod and the pod carrier to attenuate forces associated with a deflection of the pod relative to the pod carrier. A method of operating an energy attenuating system (EAS) is provided for attenuating energy associated with movement between a pod and a pod carrier. The method includes providing a vehicle having a pod carrier and providing the pod carrier with an EAS configured in an undeflected state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2024
    Assignee: Textron Innovations Inc.
    Inventors: Kirk Landon Groninga, Daniel Bryan Robertson, Matthew Edward Louis, Paul Charles Griffiths
  • Patent number: 11992413
    Abstract: Methods and systems are provided for a hinge knee system. A hinge knee system may comprise a femoral component; an insert; a tibial tray configured to be coupled to the insert; a tibial bushing configured to be disposed between the tibial tray and the insert; a poly locking screw configured to secure the tibial tray to the insert; a hinge box configured to be disposed between the femoral component and the insert; one or more cross-pin bushings configured to be disposed within the hinge box; a cross-pin configured to secure the hinge box to the femoral component; a hinge post configured to couple the hinge box to the tibial tray; and a hinge post set screw configured to secure the hinge box to the hinge post.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2024
    Assignee: Delta Ortho, LLC
    Inventors: Benjamin Arnold, Brian Bowman, Diana Rosales, Paul Edwards, C. Lowry Barnes, Simon Mears, Michael Neel, Daivon Deans, Jacob Hustedt, Jonathon Gold, Henry Warder, Brandon Duquesnel
  • Patent number: 11996810
    Abstract: A digital compensation system for a radio frequency (RF) power amplifier module is disclosed. The digital compensation system includes an RF power amplifier having a first input, a first output, and a first bias input, wherein the RF power amplifier is configured to receive an RF signal at the first input and generate an amplified version of the RF signal at the first output. The digital compensation system also includes compensation circuitry coupled between the first input and the first output and a bias output coupled to the RF power amplifier, wherein the compensation circuitry is configured, in response to the RF signal, to generate or adjust a bias signal at the first bias input to correct dynamic bias errors caused by amplification variations that have time constants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2024
    Assignee: Qorvo US, Inc.
    Inventors: Frederick L. Martin, Gangadhar Burra, Nikolaus Klemmer, Paul Edward Gorday, Bror Peterson
  • Publication number: 20240167197
    Abstract: A process, for example a continuous process, for making an article of manufacture containing a fibrous structure, for example a composite structure, and more particularly to a process for making an article of manufacture containing a fibrous structure, such as a soluble fibrous structure, containing soluble filaments is provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 2, 2024
    Publication date: May 23, 2024
    Inventors: Anthony Edward REED, Michael Sean PRATT, Paul R. MORT, III, Stephen Robert GLASSMEYER, Dinah Achola NYANGIRO, Mark William HAMERSKY, Richard Allen DIEMAR, Jeffrey Moss VAUGHN, Gavin John BROAD, Gregory Charles GORDON, Frank William DENOME, Mark Robert SIVIK, Andreas Josef DREHER
  • Publication number: 20240165815
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, determining, by a robot of a group of robots, a condition of the robot to obtain a determined result. A corrective plan is identified responsive to the determined result indicating a deficiency and a determination is made as to whether the robot is configured to perform the corrective plan. The corrective plan is executed responsive to a determination that the robot is configured to perform the corrective plan. Alternatively, assistance of a robot controller is requested responsive to the determining indicating the robot is not configured to perform the corrective plan. The robot controller is requested to initiate performance of the corrective plan. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 22, 2022
    Publication date: May 23, 2024
    Applicant: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Zhi Cui, Paul Edward Smith, JR., Venson Shaw
  • Publication number: 20240171508
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a device comprising: a processing system including a processor; and a memory that stores executable instructions that, when executed by the processing system, facilitate performance of operations, the operations comprising: obtaining a first indication of a first decision to communicate with a first communication device via a wired network endpoint of a wired communication system, the first communication device being in communication with a base station of a wireless communication system at a time of a making of the first decision, the base station being configured for first communications with a network transport layer via a first link and the wired network endpoint being configured for second communications with the network transport layer via a second link; responsive to the obtaining the first indication, changing in a route information listing a first latency value for the first link, the first latency value being changed from a first original v
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2022
    Publication date: May 23, 2024
    Applicant: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Zhi Cui, John B. Bartell, Hongyan Lei, Paul Edward Smith, JR., Venson Shaw
  • Patent number: D1030494
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2023
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2024
    Assignee: Reckitt Benckiser Health Limited
    Inventors: Stefano Porcini, Charles Albert Prescott, Arvid Edward Roach, Paul Robert Scott, David Brian Seal, Michael Thomas Seum, Jillian Kaye Tackaberry, Rodrigo Andres Torres Torres, Christopher Ryan Watson