Patents by Inventor Richard Higgs

Richard Higgs 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: 20190245078
    Abstract: In one general aspect, an apparatus can include a semiconductor region, and a trench defined within the semiconductor region. The trench can have a depth aligned along a vertical axis and have a length aligned along a longitudinal axis orthogonal to the vertical axis. The trench can have a first portion of the length included in a termination region of the semiconductor region and can have a second portion of the length included in an active region of the semiconductor region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2018
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Applicant: FAIRCHILD SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Joseph A. Yedinak, Richard Stokes, Jason Higgs, Fred Session
  • Patent number: 7440905
    Abstract: There is disclosed an integrated project management and risk management system. A risk processor has access to a project data store containing a plurality of inter-related project actions used for project management purposes, and a risk data store which contains a plurality of inter-related project activities and associated risk indicators used for related risk management purposes. The risk processor is operable to generate and write to the risk data store changes to the project activities and risk indicators reflecting changes in the project actions, to generate or receive mitigating activities identified to reduce or prevent a risk or the consequences of a risk associated with a project activity and to write corresponding project action changes to the project data store.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2001
    Date of Patent: October 21, 2008
    Assignee: Strategic Thought Limited
    Inventors: David Ellis, Richard Higgs, Michael King, Tom Teixeira, Tzanko Tzanev, Darren Wogan, Howard Weiner
  • Publication number: 20020138318
    Abstract: There is disclosed an integrated project management and risk management system. A risk processor has access to a project data store containing a plurality of inter-related project actions used for project management purposes, and a risk data store which contains a plurality of inter-related project activities and associated risk indicators used for related risk management purposes. The risk processor is operable to generate and write to the risk data store changes to the project activities and risk indicators reflecting changes in the project actions, to generate or receive mitigating activities identified to reduce or prevent a risk or the consequences of a risk associated with a project activity and to write corresponding project action changes to the project data store.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 12, 2001
    Publication date: September 26, 2002
    Inventors: David Ellis, Richard Higgs, Michael King, Tom Teixeira, Tzanko Tzanev, Darren Wogan, Howard Weiner
  • Patent number: D546339
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2005
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2007
    Assignee: Strategic Thought Limited
    Inventors: David Ellis, Richard Higgs