Patents by Inventor Scott Maurer

Scott Maurer 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: 10970776
    Abstract: Techniques for using an account in an electronic store are described, where the account is available from a different electronic platform. For example, a computer system receives, based on a user interface, a request for item information associated with one or more items available from a service provider. The computer system determines, based on a user account with the service provider, an association between the user account and a benefit account with a benefit provider. The computer system determines, based on the association, a deadline for a benefit that is available based on the benefit account, and determines, based on an eligibility of an item for the benefit and on the deadline, that the benefit account is usable to order the item. Further, he computer system provides, to the user interface, a description of the item and an option to use the benefit account for ordering the item.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Brad Gashler, Puneet Bhambri, Kevin Storchan-Flis, Erica L. Gomez, Brendan Gramer, Chetna Jain, Rajiv Mashruwala, Scott Maurer
  • Patent number: 10538933
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a modular heat exchange tower comprising a first module comprising a first basin disposed therein and a second module comprising a second basin disposed therein. The aforementioned modular heat exchange tower may also include heat exchange sections, which are disposed in the first module and the second module. The first module and the second module may be assembled prior to being transported to a job site and installed in the modular heat exchange tower.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: SPX Cooling Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Scott Maurer, Paul Hink
  • Patent number: 10465407
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a modular heat exchange tower including a first module having a first basin disposed therein and a second module having a second basin disposed therein. The aforementioned modular heat exchange tower may also include heat exchange sections, which are disposed in the first module and the second module. The first module and the second module may be assembled prior to being transported to a job site and installed in the modular heat exchange tower.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: SPX Cooling Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Scott Maurer, Paul Hink
  • Patent number: 10113326
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a modular heat exchange tower having a first module that includes a first basin disposed therein and a second module having a second basin disposed therein. The aforementioned modular heat exchange tower may also include heat exchange sections, which are disposed in the first module and the second module. The first module and the second module may be assembled prior to being transported to a job site and installed in the modular heat exchange tower.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2018
    Assignee: SPX Cooling Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Scott Maurer, Paul Hink
  • Publication number: 20180057242
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides high-performance absorbent pads for use with food products, for example for inclusion with packaged meat. The present disclosure also provides food packages, packaged food products, and methods of packaging a food product using a high-performance absorbent pad as disclosed herein. The food product may be poultry or seafood or other food product that releases a liquid that the seller desires to control.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2017
    Publication date: March 1, 2018
    Inventors: Frank Vaughn, Scott Maurer, Grant Moyer, John Calvert, Charles Kannankeril
  • Publication number: 20170299268
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a modular heat exchange tower comprising a first module comprising a first basin disposed therein and a second module comprising a second basin disposed therein. The aforementioned modular heat exchange tower may also include heat exchange sections, which are disposed in the first module and the second module. The first module and the second module may be assembled prior to being transported to a job site and installed in the modular heat exchange tower.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2017
    Publication date: October 19, 2017
    Inventors: Scott MAURER, Paul HINK
  • Publication number: 20170146298
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a modular heat exchange tower comprising a first module comprising a first basin disposed therein and a second module comprising a second basin disposed therein. The aforementioned modular heat exchange tower may also include heat exchange sections, which are disposed in the first module and the second module. The first module and the second module may be assembled prior to being transported to a job site and installed in the modular heat exchange tower.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2017
    Publication date: May 25, 2017
    Inventors: SCOTT MAURER, PAUL HINK
  • Publication number: 20170037650
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a modular heat exchange tower comprising a first module comprising a first basin disposed therein and a second module comprising a second basin disposed therein. The aforementioned modular heat exchange tower may also include heat exchange sections, which are disposed in the first module and the second module. The first module and the second module may be assembled prior to being transported to a job site and installed in the modular heat exchange tower.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 7, 2015
    Publication date: February 9, 2017
    Inventors: SCOTT MAURER, PAUL HINK
  • Patent number: 8231833
    Abstract: A whispering gallery mode resonator based optical sensor assembly comprises a flow channel permeable to optical energy and first and second optical waveguides adjacent to a section of the flow channel and adapted to be in first and second evanescent field couplings respectively with the section such that the section forms a whispering gallery mode resonator. The resonator is responsive to an optical signal conveyed in the first optical waveguide and communicates a second optical signal to the second optical waveguide indicative of a resonance wavelength of the whispering gallery mode resonator. A detector optically coupled to the second optical waveguide detects the output signal. A signal processor detects a shift in the output signal responsive to an analyte fluid flowing through the flow channel. The shift is indicative of the identity of at least one constituent of the analyte fluid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2012
    Assignee: Lockheed Martin Corporation
    Inventors: Scott Maurer, Stephanie Groves, Kee Koo
  • Patent number: 8109018
    Abstract: An iron tote includes a soleplate rest, an iron seat, a cord guide, and a wall stand. The soleplate rest defines a soleplate resting surface for the soleplate of an associated iron. The iron seat connects with and projects generally forwardly from the soleplate rest. The iron seat defines a heel resting surface oriented generally normal with respect to the soleplate resting surface. The cord guide connects with the soleplate rest above the iron seat. The cord guide can have a contoured contact surface along which an electrical cord of the associated iron rides during operation of the iron. The wall stand connects with and projects generally rearwardly from the soleplate rest. A method of operating an iron and a kit are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2009
    Date of Patent: February 7, 2012
    Inventor: Scott Maurer
  • Publication number: 20110035974
    Abstract: An iron tote includes a soleplate rest, an iron seat, a cord guide, and a wall stand. The soleplate rest defines a soleplate resting surface for the soleplate of an associated iron. The iron seat connects with and projects generally forwardly from the soleplate rest. The iron seat defines a heel resting surface oriented generally normal with respect to the soleplate resting surface. The cord guide connects with the soleplate rest above the iron seat. The cord guide can have a contoured contact surface along which an electrical cord of the associated iron rides during operation of the iron. The wall stand connects with and projects generally rearwardly from the soleplate rest. A method of operating an iron and a kit are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 14, 2009
    Publication date: February 17, 2011
    Inventor: Scott Maurer
  • Publication number: 20100243448
    Abstract: A whispering gallery mode resonator based optical sensor assembly comprises a flow channel permeable to optical energy and first and second optical waveguides adjacent to a section of the flow channel and adapted to be in first and second evanescent field couplings respectively with the section such that the section forms a whispering gallery mode resonator. The resonator is responsive to an optical signal conveyed in the first optical waveguide and communicates a second optical signal to the second optical waveguide indicative of a resonance wavelength of the whispering gallery mode resonator. A detector optically coupled to the second optical waveguide detects the output signal. A signal processor detects a shift in the output signal responsive to an analyte fluid flowing through the flow channel. The shift is indicative of the identity of at least one constituent of the analyte fluid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2010
    Publication date: September 30, 2010
    Applicant: Lookheed Martin Corporation
    Inventors: Scott Maurer, Stephanie Groves, Kee Koo
  • Publication number: 20100243916
    Abstract: A modular system for optical diagnosis of a sample includes a portable optical probe, a light source, a filter, and a gain detector. A first optical element releasably, optically couples the optical probe to the light source. A second optical element releasably, optically couples the optical probe to the filter and a third optical element releasably, optically couples the filter to the gain detector. The optical probe receives an optical signal from the light source via the first optical element and directs the optical signal onto the sample, thereby inducing fluorescence emission from the sample. The optical probe receives the fluorescence emission from the sample and transmits to the filter via the second optical element. The filter transmits the fluorescence emission to the gain detector via the third optical element. The optical head includes a beam splitter which reflects the fluorescence emission from the sample to the filter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2010
    Publication date: September 30, 2010
    Applicant: Lockheed Martin Corporation
    Inventors: Scott Maurer, Stephanie Groves, Kee Koo
  • Publication number: 20070244653
    Abstract: A chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear weapon detection system is disclosed that heightens its acuity and alertness when it senses that a chemical, biological, radiological, or nuclear weapon attack is more likely. For example, it is well understood that a chemical gas attack is likely to be less effective when it is raining than when it is clear because the rain will suppress and dilute the chemical agent. Therefore, the likelihood of a chemical gas attack is higher when it is clear. In light of this and similar knowledge, the illustrative embodiment checks for evidence of an attack more frequently and with great acuity than when the ambient environmental (e.g., meteorological, etc.) characteristics (e.g., whether is it precipitating or not, whether it is sunny or not, etc) suggest that an attack is more likely. This enables the embodiment to conserve consumables that are used in detecting attacks for when the attacks are more likely.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2004
    Publication date: October 18, 2007
    Inventors: Scott Maurer, Mark Derksen, Robert Fleming, Kevin Kofler
  • Publication number: 20070068107
    Abstract: An interleaf for creating a visible roof feature. The interleaf has a first surface defining a first side. The interleaf has a second surface defining a second side. The interleaf has one or more contact points which define a third side of the interleaf. The third side of the interleaf defines a second acute angle with the second surface and a first angle with the first side. The first surface of the interleaf is visible when the interleaf is placed between two or more courses of shingles on a roof and the third side contacts a portion of a shingle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2005
    Publication date: March 29, 2007
    Inventor: Scott Maurer
  • Publication number: 20060207228
    Abstract: An autonomously-cleaned conditioning system conducts a routine purge cycle to clear accumulated particulates from a filter, concentrator, or both. The purge cycle is conducted by reversing air flow through the filter and/or concentrator. Air flow is reversed on a periodic basis or on the occurrence of a condition, such as a reduction in air flow exiting the concentrator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 5, 2005
    Publication date: September 21, 2006
    Applicant: Lockheed Martin Corporation
    Inventors: Scott Maurer, Francesco Pellegrino, Kevin Tupper, Robert D'italia, Thomas Psinakis, Edward Vinciguerra
  • Publication number: 20060187018
    Abstract: A chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear weapons detection system is disclosed that comprises an array of spatially-disparate hazardous material sensors that all feed into a centralized system control center. This enables the embodiment to receive and coordinate in one place all of the hazardous material sensors spread over a wide area, and, therefore, enables an alarm to be quickly issued in the event of a real attack. The illustrative embodiment also incorporates a mechanism to reduce the probability that a false alarm will be issued. In particular, the illustrative embodiment requires that at least 2 stations report an alarm for the same hazardous material within an interval of time. This prevents a false alarm from one hazardous material detection station from issuing a false system-wide alarm. This is based on the assumption that a real attack is more likely to be detected by stations that are near each other than by stations that have no proximity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2004
    Publication date: August 24, 2006
    Inventors: Scott Maurer, Kevin Kofler, Mark Derksen
  • Publication number: 20060109344
    Abstract: A chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear weapon detection system is disclosed that comprises an array of spatially-disparate hazardous material sensors and an array of spatially-disparate video cameras. The telemetry from the sensors and the video feed from the cameras are all fed back to a centralized system control center. When the illustrative embodiment suspects that an attack has occurred, it switches the feed from the video cameras in the vicinity of where the attack is believed to occur to a monitor. This enables the personnel who monitor the illustrative embodiment to further verify the attack.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2004
    Publication date: May 25, 2006
    Inventors: Scott Maurer, Mark Derksen, Kevin Kofler
  • Publication number: 20060014237
    Abstract: The illustrative embodiment of the present invention is a system and a method for the detection and identification of biological agents. The system incorporates elements that enable it to obtain an air sample, extract particulates from the air sample onto a stationary-phase collection media, expose the particulates to electromagnetic radiation, and monitor for fluorescent emissions. In some embodiments, particulates are exposed to electromagnetic radiation using a plurality of LEDs, wherein some of the LEDs emit electromagnetic radiation at relatively shorter wavelengths and some other of the LEDs emit electromagnetic radiation at relatively longer wavelengths.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 15, 2004
    Publication date: January 19, 2006
    Inventors: Scott Maurer, Ryan Brewer, Larry Jackson, Kevin Kofler
  • Patent number: D655629
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 13, 2012
    Assignee: Cargill, Incorporated
    Inventors: Bob Blanton, Jim N. Belcher, Luther A. Gross, George Lueken, Scott Maurer, Kevin Speith, Anthony York