Patents by Inventor Robert Root-Bernstein

Robert Root-Bernstein 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: 9460190
    Abstract: Disclosed are various embodiments for automatically generating item taxonomies based upon attributes of an item. An item taxonomy application analyzes a set of items and an item taxonomy comprising at least one node to generate one or more item families associated with each node in the item taxonomy. The items in each item family have the same values in common for a number of attributes. As part of the generation of item families, a number of potential classification, categorization, or other taxonomic errors may be detected and reported.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2016
    Assignee: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Jason Peter Hein, Brian Robert Root-Bernstein
  • Publication number: 20070140978
    Abstract: Pharmaceutical compositions consisting essentially of: (a) an adrenergic complement; and (b) a pharmaceutically-acceptable carrier suitable for respiratory administration. Adrenergic complements include ascorbates, tocopherols, and polycarboxylic acid chelators. Methods are also provided for the treatment of respiratory disorders, particularly asthma.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2006
    Publication date: June 21, 2007
    Applicant: Board of Trustees of Michigan State University
    Inventors: Patrick Dillon, Robert Root-Bernstein
  • Publication number: 20070092532
    Abstract: Vaccine compositions for preventing the onset or induction of arthritis in a subject susceptible to developing arthritis, comprising an arthritic protective peptide comprising the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 1. In various embodiments, the anti-arthritic peptide is admixed with an adjuvant in a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier. Methods include preventing arthritis in a human or other mammal subject comprising administering the arthritic protective peptide to the subject.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2006
    Publication date: April 26, 2007
    Applicant: Board of Trustees Operating Michigan State University
    Inventor: Robert Root-Bernstein
  • Publication number: 20060216302
    Abstract: Compounds, compositions and methods for identifying human or other animals having a particular characteristic, by administration of an antigenic marker that elicits a unique antigenic response. Compositions comprise: (a) an antigenic marker; and (b) a pharmaceutically-acceptable carrier wherein said marker does not elicit a vaccination immune response. In a preferred embodiment, the composition additionally comprises a vaccination antigen effective against organisms such as Mycobacterium, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), 10 hepatitis C, Espstein-Barr virus, cytomegalovirus virus, E. coli feline leukemia virus, foot-and-mouth virus, and canine distemper virus. The present invention also provides methods for tracking a subject having a given characteristic in a population of animal subjects.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2004
    Publication date: September 28, 2006
    Inventor: Robert Root-Bernstein