Patents by Inventor Philippe Racine

Philippe Racine 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: 10626144
    Abstract: The invention provides for novel peptide derivatives and compositions comprising the same. The invention further provides methods of treatment comprising administering novel peptide derivatives and/or compositions comprising the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: Nosopharm
    Inventors: Philippe Villain-Guillot, Maxime Gualtieri, Emilie Racine
  • Patent number: 10508042
    Abstract: A process for producing alumina trihydrate includes a digestion step, a separation step, and a precipitation step the separation step including: b1) pretreating a slurry from the digestion step by adding a flocculant to said slurry and mixing the flocculant and the slurry, b2) settling the resulting flocculated slurry in a gravity settler vessel, b3) determining a measured value representative of the concentration of solid particles in the resulting clarified liquor, b4) comparing the measured value with a predetermined threshold, b5) feeding said clarified liquor directly to the precipitation step, while the measured value is less than said predetermined threshold, and b6) redirecting said clarified liquor to the pre-treatment step b1), when the measured value is more than said predetermined threshold. An installation may be configured for operating said process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: Rio Tinto Alcan International Limited
    Inventors: Michaël Reid, Guy Peloquin, Matthieu St-Laurent, Philippe Racine
  • Patent number: 9713227
    Abstract: Light fixture systems and application of ambient light measurement for improving lighting system efficiency.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 18, 2017
    Assignee: Lumenpulse Lighting Inc.
    Inventors: Gregory Campbell, Yvan Hamel, Philippe Racine, Paul Franzosa, James William Anderson, Casey Shea
  • Patent number: 9699862
    Abstract: In some examples, non-lighting application controller technology includes methods and apparatuses. In other examples, the technology includes a non-lighting application controller system. The system includes one or more light fixtures. Each light fixture of the one or more light fixtures has one or more non-lighting elements, such as a speaker, alarm, motor, and camera. Each light fixture of the one or more light fixtures is electrically coupled via a power line. Each light fixture of the one or more light fixtures includes a conversion module configured to convert instructions between power line communication and non-lighting control communication, a communication module configured to communicate the power line communication over the power line, and a non-lighting element controller configured to control the one or more non-lighting elements in a respective light fixture based on the instructions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 4, 2017
    Assignee: Lumenpulse Lighting, Inc.
    Inventors: Gregory Campbell, Yvan Hamel, Philippe Racine, Francois-Xavier Souvay, Jesse Lilley
  • Publication number: 20170001876
    Abstract: A process for producing alumina trihydrate includes a digestion step, a separation step, and a precipitation step the separation step including: b1) pretreating a slurry from the digestion step by adding a flocculant to said slurry and mixing the flocculant and the slurry, b2) settling the resulting flocculated slurry in a gravity settler vessel, b3) determining a measured value representative of the concentration of solid particles in the resulting clarified liquor, b4) comparing the measured value with a predetermined threshold, b5) feeding said clarified liquor directly to the precipitation step, while the measured value is less than said predetermined threshold, and b6) redirecting said clarified liquor to the pre-treatment step b1), when the measured value is more than said predetermined threshold. An installation may be configured for operating said process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 28, 2014
    Publication date: January 5, 2017
    Inventors: Michaël Reid, Guy PELOQUIN, Matthieu ST-LAURENT, Philippe RACINE
  • Publication number: 20170001129
    Abstract: A settler for decanting mineral slurries includes a tank having a side wall, a bottom and a top, an outlet for a thickened slurry at the bottom of the tank, a first overflow outlet for withdrawing an overflow stream of a clarified liquid, a slurry inlet means for introducing fresh slurry into the tank, the slurry inlet means having a slurry opening through which fresh slurry joins a body of slurry in the tank, and a stirrer having a vertical axis around which the stirrer rotates or reciprocates, in said settler the slurry opening is displaced laterally relative to said vertical axis of the stirrer and said slurry inlet means comprises mixing means. A separation installation includes the above settler and a method for separating a clarified liquid from a thickened slurry of a mineral slurry.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 28, 2014
    Publication date: January 5, 2017
    Applicant: RIO TINTO ALCAN INTERNATIONAL LIMITED
    Inventors: Michael REID, Guy PELOQUIN, Matthieu ST-LAURENT, Philippe RACINE
  • Patent number: 9326358
    Abstract: An apparatus and method for commissioning a lighting system include monitoring a clock source signal to identify the presence of a feature in the clock source signal, wherein the clock source signal is a power line communication signal carried by an AC or DC signal used to provide power to the plurality of light fixtures, generating a trigger signal with a triggering module in response to identifying the presence of the feature in the clock source signal, providing the trigger signal to each of the plurality of light fixtures to command each of the plurality of light fixtures to stop outputting light, measuring ambient light with the light sensor assigned to each light fixture; and designating each light fixture to a lighting group based on the ambient light measured with the light sensor assigned to each fixture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2016
    Assignee: Lumenpulse Lighting Inc.
    Inventors: Gregory Campbell, Yvan Hamel, Philippe Racine, Paul Franzosa, James William Anderson, Casey Shea
  • Publication number: 20160081155
    Abstract: Light fixture systems and application of ambient light measurement for improving lighting system efficiency.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2014
    Publication date: March 17, 2016
    Inventors: Gregory Campbell, Yvan Hamel, Philippe Racine, Paul Franzosa, James William Anderson, Casey Shea
  • Publication number: 20160044765
    Abstract: An apparatus and method for commissioning a lighting system include monitoring a clock source signal to identify the presence of a feature in the clock source signal, wherein the clock source signal is a power line communication signal carried by an AC or DC signal used to provide power to the plurality of light fixtures, generating a trigger signal with a triggering module in response to identifying the presence of the feature in the clock source signal, providing the trigger signal to each of the plurality of light fixtures to command each of the plurality of light fixtures to stop outputting light, measuring ambient light with the light sensor assigned to each light fixture; and designating each light fixture to a lighting group based on the ambient light measured with the light sensor assigned to each fixture.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2014
    Publication date: February 11, 2016
    Applicant: LUMENPULSE LIGHTING INC.
    Inventors: Gregory Campbell, Yvan Hamel, Philippe Racine, Paul Franzosa, James William Anderson, Casey Shea
  • Patent number: 9253852
    Abstract: Light fixture systems and application of ambient light measurement for improving lighting system efficiency.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2016
    Assignee: LUMENPPULSE LIGHTING INC.
    Inventors: Gregory Campbell, Yvan Hamel, Philippe Racine, Paul Franzosa, James William Anderson, Casey Shea
  • Publication number: 20130293155
    Abstract: In some examples, non-lighting application controller technology includes methods and apparatuses. In other examples, the technology includes a non-lighting application controller system. The system includes one or more light fixtures. Each light fixture of the one or more light fixtures has one or more non-lighting elements, such as a speaker, alarm, motor, and camera. Each light fixture of the one or more light fixtures is electrically coupled via a power line. Each light fixture of the one or more light fixtures includes a conversion module configured to convert instructions between power line communication and non-lighting control communication, a communication module configured to communicate the power line communication over the power line, and a non-lighting element controller configured to control the one or more non-lighting elements in a respective light fixture based on the instructions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 6, 2013
    Publication date: November 7, 2013
    Inventors: Gregory Campbell, Yvan Hamel, Philippe Racine, Francois-Xavier Souvay, Jesse Lilley
  • Publication number: 20120264089
    Abstract: An educational money management game comprises a host platform provider, a remote interface device in communication with the host platform provider and a moneybox in communication with the interface device. The interface device displays interactive game scenes produced by the host platform provider to a user. The moneybox includes a reader for reading the monetary value of coins inserted therein. When the user inserts coins in the moneybox, the monetary value thereof is communicated to the host platform provider and displayed by the interface device to be viewed by the user. The game includes an interactive interface for providing for the user to allot at least a portion of the displayed monetary value to one or more of said allocation options. A network is provided for a plurality of users via the internt using remote interfaces at each user's location. The game scenes produced include a common image displayed by each remote interface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 8, 2010
    Publication date: October 18, 2012
    Inventors: Nguyen Hoan Hoang, Jérôme Bousquet, Philippe Racine
  • Patent number: 5795566
    Abstract: Deodorant compositions containing at least two aldehydes include at least one aldehyde selected from acyclic aliphatic aldehydes, non-terpenic aliphatic aldehydes, non-terpenic alicyclic aldehydes, terpenic aldehydes, aliphatic aldehydes substituted by an aromatic group and bifunctional aldehydes; and one aldehyde selected from aldehydes possessing a non-aromatic unsaturation carried by the carbon which is alpha to the aldehyde, aldehydes possessing an unsaturation alpha to the aldehyde function conjugated with an aromatic ring, and the aldehydes in which the aldehyde group is on an aromatic ring.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 1994
    Date of Patent: August 18, 1998
    Assignee: Robertet S.A.
    Inventors: Daniel Joulain, Philippe Racine
  • Patent number: 5411728
    Abstract: Use of derivatives of 6,6-dimethyl-2-acylcyclohex-4-en-1,3-diones in the sun protection sector of the cosmetics industry and preparations containing these derivatives, novel derivative and process for the production thereof.Use of a 6,6-dimethyl-2-acylcyclohex-4-en-1,3-dione derivative of the formula (I) ##STR1## in which R.sub.1 is a C.sub.1 -C.sub.6 alkyl radical, R.sub.2 is a hydrogen atom or a C.sub.1 -C.sub.6 alkyl radical, R.sub.3 is a hydrogen atom, a hydroxy radical or a C.sub.1 -C.sub.6 alkoxy radical as a sunscreen, preparations containing this derivative, novel derivative and process for the production thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 1994
    Date of Patent: May 2, 1995
    Assignee: Robertet S.A.
    Inventors: Daniel Joulain, Philippe Racine
  • Patent number: 4840792
    Abstract: The agent or agents of the invention, taken alone or as mixtures, belong to the family of compounds used in perfumery for their odoriferous properties presenting additionally a vapor tension lower or equal to 4 Pa at 25.degree. C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 1988
    Date of Patent: June 20, 1989
    Assignee: Robertet S.A.
    Inventors: Daniel Joulain, Philippe Racine, Francoise Maire
  • Patent number: 4129478
    Abstract: The concentration of substrates of enzyme reactions is measured by determining the current produced at an platinum or gold electrode by oxidizing an acceptor utilizing a measuring device comprising a measuring cell, an enzyme electrode in contact with the fluid sample and containing an platinum or gold electrode, an enzyme layer and a reference electrode in contact with the fluid sample. In this manner important physiological parameters, such as the concentration of lactate and glucose in fluid biological samples, can be measured quickly and accurately.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 1976
    Date of Patent: December 12, 1978
    Assignee: Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.
    Inventors: Philippe Racine, Jean-Claude Higelin, Roland Engelhardt, Wolfgang Mindt
  • Patent number: 4005002
    Abstract: The concentration of substrates of enzyme reactions is measured by determining the current produced at a platinum or gold electrode by oxidizing an acceptor utilizing a measuring device comprising a measuring cell, an enzyme electrode in contact with the fluid sample and containing a platinum or gold electrode, an enzyme layer and a reference electrode in contact with the fluid sample. In this manner important physiological parameters, such as the concentration of lactate and glucose in biological fluids, can be measured quickly and accurately.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 1974
    Date of Patent: January 25, 1977
    Assignee: Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.
    Inventors: Philippe Racine, Jean-Claude Higelin, Roland Engelhardt, Wolfgang Mindt