Patents by Inventor Robert Britton

Robert Britton 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: 20200166293
    Abstract: A heat exchanger is disclosed herein that includes three walls that are each shaped in a wave pattern with the waves that extend in both a first lateral direction and a second lateral direction. A second wall is adjacent to and in contact with a first wall with the waves of the second wall being offset from the waves of the first wall by one-half wavelength in the first direction. The third wall is adjacent to and in contact with the second wall with the waves of the third wall being offset from the waves to the second wall by one-half wavelength in the second direction. The first wall and second wall form a first plurality of flow paths extending in the second direction, and the second wall and the third wall for a second plurality of flow paths extending in the first direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2018
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Inventors: Joseph Turney, Robert H. Dold, Christopher Britton Greene
  • Publication number: 20200154690
    Abstract: An insect trap may include a first housing; a reservoir at least partially defined by the first housing; a protrusion disposed within the reservoir and extending inward from an interior surface of the first housing, the protrusion configured to pierce a package disposed within the reservoir; an actuator connected to the protrusion such that when the actuator is moved, the protrusion moves with the actuator within the reservoir; a second housing moveably engaging the first housing; a trap chamber partially formed by the first and second housings; an inlet into the trap chamber; and wherein the second housing is movable between a first position where the inlet is open and a second position where the inlet is closed. The trap may include a package enclosing an attractant composition. The package has a release rate of the attractant composition from about 5 ?g per day to about 500 ?g per day.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2018
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Inventors: Paul M. HAVLOVITZ, Darryl RAMOUTAR, Michael Anthony CEDDIA, Matthew R. RAWLINGS, Gerhard J. GRIES, Regine M. GRIES, Jean Pierre LAFONTAINE, John Harvey BORDEN, Robert A. Britton, Sydney E. Crawley
  • Publication number: 20200138361
    Abstract: Example implants, systems and methods using sensors for orthopedic surgical assessment and/or planning are described herein. An example system can include a wearable sensor device for pre-operative use by a patient before an orthopedic surgery to generate pre-operative sensor data. The system can also include an implantable sensor device (e.g., a bone implant) to generate and aggregate post-operative sensor data associated with the patient after the surgery. The system can retrieve the pre-operative sensor data and the post-operative sensor data and predict, analyze or assess an outcome of the surgery.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 8, 2020
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Inventors: Louis-Philippe Amiot, Joseph Michael O'Reilly, Kenyon Mumford, Alfredo Castaneda, Robert M. Ronk, Marcus Bourda, Robert Sixto, Brian M. May, Stephen J. Vankoski, Orsa Britton
  • Publication number: 20200081586
    Abstract: The present disclosure describes methods and systems for a document server communicatively coupled to at least one client computing device, a document comprising an operation log, wherein the operation log comprises at least one first sequential operation defining operations to create data values of the document, a document object model, wherein the document is at least partially positioned on at least one of the document server and a first client computing device of the at least one client computing device, and a formula engine, wherein the formula engine is structured to determine a calculation definition in response to the user formula value and the document object model.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2019
    Publication date: March 12, 2020
    Inventors: Melissa Ming-Sak Boucher, Jeremy Edward Britton, Luke Bayes, Monica F. Caso, Alexander W. Deneui, Christopher Leland Eck, Nigel Robin Ellis, Filipe P. Fortes, David Lilja Greenspan, Brett Robert Hobbs, Matthew B. Hudson, Timothy Andrew James, Kenneth Francis Mendes, Shishir S. Mehrotra, Trevor Michael O'Brien, Lane Patrick Shackleton, Rhed Shi, Hariharan Sivaramakrishnan, Jason Peter Stowe, Jason Andrew Tamulonis, Himanshu Vasishth, Ramesh Krishna Vyaghrapuri, David Richard Wright, Irvin Zhan, Roger Mathieu Zurawicki
  • Publication number: 20200073518
    Abstract: The present invention discloses receiving a first operation log from a first computing device, creating a first document view in response to the first operation log, the document view comprising content generated using at least a portion of the first operation log, providing the first document view to a display device, receiving a user document change input value, and creating a local operation log in response to the first operation log and the user document change input value, the local operation log comprising at least one sequential operation defining operations to create a second document, updating the first document view in response to the user document change input value, and communicating a change value for the first operation log to the first computing device in response to the first operation log and the local operation log.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2019
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Inventors: Melissa Ming-Sak Boucher, Jeremy Edward Britton, Luke Bayes, Monica F. Caso, Alexander W. Deneui, Christopher Leland Eck, Nigel Robin Ellis, Filipe P. Fortes, David Lilja Greenspan, Brett Robert Hobbs, Matthew B. Hudson, Timothy Andrew James, Kenneth Francis Mendes, Shishir S. Mehrotra, Trevor Michael O'Brien, Lane Patrick Shackleton, Rhed Shi, Hariharan Sivaramakrishnan, Jason Peter Stowe, Jason Andrew Tamulonis, Himanshu Vasishth, Ramesh Krishna Vyaghrapuri, David Richard Wright, Irvin Zhan, Roger Mathieu Zurawicki
  • Patent number: 10561360
    Abstract: Example implants, systems and methods using sensors for orthopedic surgical assessment and/or planning are described herein. An example system can include a wearable sensor device for pre-operative use by a patient before an orthopedic surgery to generate pre-operative sensor data. The system can also include an implantable sensor device (e.g., a bone implant) to generate and aggregate post-operative sensor data associated with the patient after the surgery. The system can retrieve the pre-operative sensor data and the post-operative sensor data and predict, analyze or assess an outcome of the surgery.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: Biomet Manufacturing, LLC
    Inventors: Louis-Philippe Amiot, Joseph Michael O'Reilly, Kenyon Mumford, Alfredo Castaneda, Robert M. Ronk, Marcus Bourda, Robert Sixto, Brian M. May, Stephen J. Vankoski, Orsa Britton
  • Publication number: 20200042143
    Abstract: The present disclosure describes methods and systems for interpreting a first user input comprising a text flow entry, interpreting a second user input comprising one of an in-line data access entry and a table-based calculation entry, positioning a text entry value on a unified document surface in response to the first user input, creating at least one data structure in response to the one of the in-line data access entry and the table-based calculation entry, and positioning the data structure on the unified document surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2019
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Inventors: Melissa Ming-Sak Boucher, Jeremy Edward Britton, Luke Bayes, Monica F. Caso, Alexander W. Deneui, Christopher Leland Eck, Nigel Robin Ellis, Filipe P. Fortes, David Lilja Greenspan, Brett Robert Hobbs, Matthew B. Hudson, Timothy Andrew James, Kenneth Francis Mendes, Shishir S. Mehrotra, Trevor Michael O'Brien, Lane Patrick Shackleton, Rhed Shi, Hariharan Sivaramakrishnan, Jason Peter Stowe, Jason Andrew Tamulonis, Himanshu Vasishth, Ramesh Krishna Vyaghrapuri, David Richard Wright, Irvin Zhan, Roger Mathieu Zurawicki
  • Patent number: 10489018
    Abstract: The present disclosure describes methods and systems for interpreting a first user input comprising a text flow entry, interpreting a second user input comprising one of an in-line data access entry and a table-based calculation entry, positioning a text entry value on a unified document surface in response to the first user input, creating at least one data structure in response to the one of the in-line data access entry and the table-based calculation entry, and positioning the data structure on the unified document surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: Coda Project, Inc.
    Inventors: Melissa Ming-Sak Boucher, Jeremy Edward Britton, Luke Bayes, Monica F. Caso, Alexander W. Deneui, Christopher Leland Eck, Nigel Robin Ellis, Filipe P. Fortes, David Lilja Greenspan, Brett Robert Hobbs, Matthew B. Hudson, Timothy Andrew James, Kenneth Francis Mendes, Shishir S. Mehrotra, Trevor Michael O'Brien, Lane Patrick Shackleton, Rhed Shi, Hariharan Sivaramakrishnan, Jason Peter Stowe, Jason Andrew Tamulonis, Himanshu Vasishth, Ramesh Krishna Vyaghrapuri, David Richard Wright, Irvin Zhan, Roger Mathieu Zurawicki
  • Patent number: 10466868
    Abstract: The present invention discloses receiving a first operation log from a first computing device, creating a first document view in response to the first operation log, the document view comprising content generated using at least a portion of the first operation log, providing the first document view to a display device, receiving a user document change input value, and creating a local operation log in response to the first operation log and the user document change input value, the local operation log comprising at least one sequential operation defining operations to create a second document, updating the first document view in response to the user document change input value, and communicating a change value for the first operation log to the first computing device in response to the first operation log and the local operation log.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: Coda Project, Inc.
    Inventors: Melissa Ming-Sak Boucher, Jeremy Edward Britton, Luke Bayes, Monica F. Caso, Alexander W. Deneui, Christopher Leland Eck, Nigel Robin Ellis, Filipe P. Fortes, David Lilja Greenspan, Brett Robert Hobbs, Matthew B. Hudson, Timothy Andrew James, Kenneth Francis Mendes, Shishir S. Mehrotra, Trevor Michael O'Brien, Lane Patrick Shackleton, Rhed Shi, Hariharan Sivaramakrishnan, Jason Peter Stowe, Jason Andrew Tamulonis, Himanshu Vasishth, Ramesh Krishna Vyaghrapuri, David Richard Wright, Irvin Zhan, Roger Mathieu Zurawicki
  • Patent number: 10466867
    Abstract: The present disclosure describes methods and systems for a document server communicatively coupled to at least one client computing device, a document comprising an operation log, wherein the operation log comprises at least one first sequential operation defining operations to create data values of the document, a document object model, wherein the document is at least partially positioned on at least one of the document server and a first client computing device of the at least one client computing device, and a formula engine, wherein the formula engine is structured to determine a calculation definition in response to the user formula value and the document object model.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: Coda Project, Inc.
    Inventors: Melissa Ming-Sak Boucher, Jeremy Edward Britton, Luke Bayes, Monica F. Caso, Alexander W. Deneui, Christopher Leland Eck, Nigel Robin Ellis, Filipe P. Fortes, David Lilja Greenspan, Brett Robert Hobbs, Matthew B. Hudson, Timothy Andrew James, Kenneth Francis Mendes, Shishir S. Mehrotra, Trevor Michael O'Brien, Lane Patrick Shackleton, Rhed Shi, Hariharan Sivaramakrishnan, Jason Peter Stowe, Jason Andrew Tamulonis, Himanshu Vasishth, Ramesh Krishna Vyaghrapuri, David Richard Wright, Irvin Zhan, Roger Mathieu Zurawicki
  • Patent number: 10373072
    Abstract: A method, system, and computer program product for performing cognitive-based dynamic tuning of a software-based system include monitoring live operation of the system, and determining whether tuning is needed based on the monitoring. Analyzing information and suggesting a change in one or more parameters is based on the determining, the information including an output of a learning algorithm that learns an effect of changes in one or more of the one or more parameters on performance of the system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Diane Britton, Reza Ghasemi, Chon N. Lei, Robert Maher, Vanessa V. Michelini
  • Publication number: 20190223814
    Abstract: The present invention provides 18F-labeled amino acids or derivatives thereof having formula (I) and methods of making same, which can be suitable for PET imaging:
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2017
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Inventors: Paul SCHAFFER, Hua YANG, Robert BRITTON, Matthew NODWELL, Zheliang YUAN
  • Publication number: 20190208739
    Abstract: A system may include an aircraft passenger seat implemented in an aircraft and an aircraft passenger computing device implemented in, on, or in proximity to the aircraft passenger seat. The aircraft passenger computing device may be communicatively coupled to an animal crate assembly onboard the aircraft. The aircraft passenger computing device may include an aircraft passenger display viewable by a passenger and a processor communicatively coupled to the aircraft passenger display. The processor may be configured to: receive sensor data from a sensor implemented in or on the animal crate assembly; receive captured animal crate assembly video data from a camera implemented in or on the animal crate assembly; generate graphical data based on the sensor data and the captured animal crate assembly video data; and output the graphical data to the aircraft passenger display for presentation to the passenger.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 9, 2018
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Inventors: Alexander Pozzi, Suzuko Hisata, Francis Xavier L. Garing, Robert Henshaw, Alyssa G. Mellett, Julia M. Brooks, Robert Wilkey, Adam Britton, Jae Hun Gu
  • Publication number: 20190183424
    Abstract: An apparatus for monitoring EMG signals of a patient's laryngeal muscles includes an endotracheal tube having an exterior surface. Conductive electrodes are formed on the endotracheal tube. The conductive electrodes are configured to receive the EMG signals from the laryngeal muscles when the endotracheal tube is placed in a trachea of the patient. At least wireless sensor is formed on the endotracheal tube, and is configured to wirelessly transmit information to a processing apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2019
    Publication date: June 20, 2019
    Applicant: MEDTRONIC XOMED, INC.
    Inventors: David C. Hacker, Maria Charles Vijay Stanislaus, Wenjeng Li, Dwayne S. Yamasaki, William C. Brunnett, Kevin L. McFarlin, James Britton Hissong, Robert K. Vaccaro, John M. Murphy, Carla A. Pagotto, Tino Schuler
  • Patent number: 10319314
    Abstract: A method for addressing a bistable electro-optic display having at least one pixel comprises applying an addressing pulse to drive the pixel to a first optical state; leaving the pixel undriven for a period of time, thereby permitting the pixel to assume a second optical state different from the first optical state; and applying to the pixel a refresh pulse which substantially restores the pixel to the first optical state, the refresh pulse being short relative to the addressing pulse.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: E Ink Corporation
    Inventors: Guy M. Danner, Karl R. Amundson, Alexandros Cosmos Arango, Jay Britton Ewing, Robert W. Zehner
  • Patent number: 9636338
    Abstract: The invention provides novel compounds having the general formula (I) wherein R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6, R7, R8, R9, R10, R11, R12, A1 and n are as described herein, compositions including the compounds and methods of using the compounds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2017
    Assignee: Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.
    Inventors: Johannes Aebi, Kurt Amrein, Robert Britton, Benoit Hornsperger, Bernd Kuhn, Hans P. Maerki, Rainer E. Martin, Alexander V. Mayweg, Xuefei Tan
  • Patent number: 9636339
    Abstract: The invention provides novel compounds having the general formula (I) wherein R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6, R7, R8, R9, R10, R11, R12, A1 and n are as described herein, compositions including the compounds and methods of using the compounds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2017
    Assignee: Hoffman-La Roche Inc.
    Inventors: Johannes Aebi, Kurt Amrein, Robert Britton, Benoit Hornsperger, Bernd Kuhn, Hans P. Maerki, Rainer E. Martin, Alexander V. Mayweg, Xuefei Tan
  • Publication number: 20160316750
    Abstract: Disclosed is a six-component composition of volatile and less-volatile pheromone components that can be used alone or in combination with other compounds to attract and/or arrest bed bugs of both sexes and all developmental stages. This blend can be used to bait traps that are effective in capturing bed bugs in infested premises or can be combined with a pesticide that is lethal to bed bugs.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2014
    Publication date: November 3, 2016
    Inventors: Regine M. GRIES, Robert A. BRITTON, Michael T. HOLMES, Gerhard J. GRIES
  • Publication number: 20160229807
    Abstract: The invention provides novel compounds having the general formula (I) wherein R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6, R7, R8, R9, R10, R11, R12, A1 and n are as described herein, compositions including the compounds and methods of using the compounds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2016
    Publication date: August 11, 2016
    Applicant: Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.
    Inventors: Johannes Aebi, Kurt Amrein, Robert Britton, Benoit Hornsperger, Bernd Kuhn, Hans P. Maerki, Rainer E. Martin, Alexander V. Mayweg, Xuefei Tan
  • Publication number: 20160221954
    Abstract: The invention provides novel compounds having the general formula (I) wherein R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6, R7, R8, R9, R10, R11, R12, A1 and n are as described herein, compositions including the compounds and methods of using the compounds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2016
    Publication date: August 4, 2016
    Applicant: Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.
    Inventors: Johannes Aebi, Kurt Amrein, Robert Britton, Benoit Hornsperger, Bernd Kuhn, Hans P. Maerki, Rainer E. Martin, Alexander V. Mayweg, Xuefei Tan