Patents by Inventor Sean A. O'Brien

Sean A. O'Brien 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: 20190213642
    Abstract: A deal allocation platform is disclosed. The deal allocation platform may be configured to be used in multiple contexts, such as, for example, a batch processing context and a real-time context. Further, the deal allocation platform may be configured to reallocate users assigned to deals based on an approximation of a global optimization problem. In addition, the deal allocation platform may enable configuration of one or multiple experiments.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 8, 2018
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Inventors: Sean O'Brien, Mark Daly, Ramkumar Rajendran
  • Publication number: 20190209871
    Abstract: A method of real-time markerless measurement and calibration of a patient positioning system includes computing a three dimensional point cloud representation of a patient by using a camera to obtain depth points of the patient, where the z-direction corresponds to a direction along the focal length of the camera, demanding a z-limit that corresponds to a lower (z-min) and an upper (z-max) specification, computing a point cloud covariance and a point cloud mean for an optimized principle components analysis to compute a torso topography of the patient, determining a center point of the point cloud as an anchor measurement region and using the camera to determine a distance to the patient to establish an angle between a patient torso and a vector that is perpendicular to the camera, averaging the depth measurements in reference regions and compensating for parallax error in real-time during a calibration measurement or radiotherapy treatment plan.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2017
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Applicant: RESPIRATORY INNOVATIONS PTY LTD
    Inventors: Ricky O'Brien, Kuldeep Makhija, Daniel Nicholas Zafir, Landgrebe Wolfgang Christopher Thomas, Peter Horsley, Sean Pollock, Paul J. Keall
  • Patent number: 10325284
    Abstract: Systems and methods are presented for managing the cadence (e.g., frequency or rate) that electronic promotion correspondence is sent to a consumer. A system may access a target cadence indicator associated with a consumer that indicates of a target rate for sending electronic promotion correspondence to the consumer. The system may also determine an actual cadence indicator for the consumer over a predetermined period of time and analyze a potential electronic promotion correspondence for sending to the consumer. The system determines whether to send the electronic correspondence to the consumer based on the target cadence indicator, the actual cadence indicator, and the analysis of the electronic promotion correspondence.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: Groupon, Inc.
    Inventors: Amit Aggarwal, David Thacker, Sean O'Brien
  • Patent number: 10231928
    Abstract: A vehicle braking arrangement includes an axle member, a brake torque plate having a first portion fixedly coupled to the axle member, and a second portion laterally offset from the first portion, and a brake caliper member coupled to the second portion of the brake torque plate such that the first portion of the brake torque plate is spaced from the brake caliper.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: SAF-HOLLAND, Inc.
    Inventors: John Bowyer, Edward Hammer, Sean O'Brien
  • Publication number: 20190035608
    Abstract: A substrate support includes an edge ring, one or more heating elements, and a cable configured to provide power from a power source to the edge ring and the one or more heating elements. The cable includes a first plurality of wires connected to the edge ring, a second plurality of wires connected to the one or more heating elements, a filter module, wherein the first plurality of wires and the second plurality of wires are twisted together within the filter module, and an isolation device. The isolation device is connected to the first plurality of wires and disposed between the filter module and the edge ring. The isolation device is configured to compensate for a resonance frequency generated during operation of the edge ring and the one or more heating elements.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2018
    Publication date: January 31, 2019
    Inventors: Seyed Jafar JAFARIAN-TEHRANI, Kenneth Walter FINNEGAN, Sean O'BRIEN, Benson Q. TONG
  • Patent number: 10115129
    Abstract: A deal allocation platform is disclosed. The deal allocation platform may be configured to be used in multiple contexts, such as, for example, a batch processing context and a real-time context. Further, the deal allocation platform may be configured to reallocate users assigned to deals based on an approximation of a global optimization problem. In addition, the deal allocation platform may enable configuration of one or multiple experiments.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2018
    Assignee: GROUPON, INC.
    Inventors: Sean O'Brien, Mark Daly, Ramkumar Rajendran
  • Patent number: 10092428
    Abstract: A delivery device system for delivering a low profile prosthesis and a method for releasably retaining a prosthesis on the device are described. The delivery device comprises a prosthesis disposed about the proximal end of the inner cannula. In a first configuration the prosthesis is releasably secured to the inner cannula in a radially inwardly contracted low profile delivery configuration and in a second configuration the prosthesis is at least partially radially outwardly deployed. First and second trigger wires extend longitudinally and circumferentially about the prosthesis in helical configurations. The first trigger wire is helically wound in a clockwise direction and the second trigger wire is helically wound in a counter-clockwise direction. When the first and second helical trigger wires are in a tensioned condition, the prosthesis is releasably secured to the inner cannula in a radially inwardly contracted low profile delivery configuration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2018
    Assignee: Cook Medical Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Jacqui Faber, Muhammed Ahsan, Sean O'Brien, Nhi Nguyen, Joshua Griffin
  • Patent number: 9918035
    Abstract: The present invention provides systems and methods for providing television schedule and/or listing information to a viewer, and for allowing the viewer to link, search, select and interact with information in a remote database, e.g., a database on the internet. The television schedule and/or listing information can be displayed on a variety of viewer interfaces, such as televisions screens, computer monitors, PCTV screens and the like. The television schedule and/or listing information may be stored on the viewer's computer, television, PCTV, or a remote server (e.g., a website), or the television schedule and/or listing information may be downloaded from a remote database to the viewer's computer, television or PCTV.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 13, 2018
    Assignee: Rovi Guides, Inc.
    Inventors: Steven M. Schein, Sean A. O'Brien, Brian L. Klosterman, Kenneth A. Milnes
  • Patent number: 9867729
    Abstract: A capsule assembly for an endograft introducer is disclosed. The assembly comprises: a capsule retriever having a plug portion and a tail portion, the plug portion having a lead-in surface, the tail portion having an elongate body extending proximally from the plug portion to an end stop feature receiver; a capsule tube having an end stop feature at a proximal end thereof and terminating in a distal end, the end stop feature and the end stop receiver arranged such that proximal movement of the capsule tube relative to the plug portion is limited; and a capsule cavity inside the capsule tube, a proximal end of a prosthesis being receivable in the cavity. The capsule tube is slidably movable with respect to the capsule retriever to a position in which the distal end of the capsule tube is adjacent to the lead-in surface of the plug portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2018
    Assignee: Cook Medical Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Werner D. Ducke, David Ernest Hartley, David Sean O'Brien, Blayne A. Roeder
  • Patent number: 9667903
    Abstract: The present invention provides systems and methods for providing television schedule and/or listing information to a viewer, and for allowing the viewer to link, search, select and interact with information in a remote database, e.g., a database on the internet. The television schedule and/or listing information can be displayed on a variety of viewer interfaces, such as televisions screens, computer monitors, PCTV screens and the like. The television schedule and/or listing information may be stored on the viewer's computer, television, PCTV, or a remote server (e.g., a website), or the television schedule and/or listing information may be downloaded from a remote database to the viewer's computer, television or PCTV.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2017
    Assignee: Rovi Guides, Inc.
    Inventors: Steven M. Schein, Sean A. O'Brien, Brian L. Klosterman, Kenneth A. Milnes
  • Publication number: 20170066426
    Abstract: A vehicle braking arrangement includes an axle member, a brake torque plate having a first portion fixedly coupled to the axle member, and a second portion laterally offset from the first portion, and a brake caliper member coupled to the second portion of the brake torque plate such that the first portion of the brake torque plate is spaced from the brake caliper.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2016
    Publication date: March 9, 2017
    Applicant: SAF-HOLLAND, Inc.
    Inventors: John Bowyer, Edward Hammer, Sean O'Brien
  • Patent number: 9452337
    Abstract: A sports training target is provided. In exemplary embodiments, a sports training target may comprise a return net for substantially covering an opening defined by a frame, the return net having tension to withstand the impact of a sports projectile propelled from an originating location and having tension to allow the sports projectile to pass downward, exit a bottom portion of the return net, and return in the direction of the originating location; a target for substantially covering the return net, the target having an opening formed therein, the opening adapted to allow the sports projectile to pass behind the target to the return net, the target adapted to withstand the impact of a sports projectile, the target positioned in front of the return net, whereby a passage is formed between the target and the return net; and an attachment member adapted to attach the sports training target to the frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2016
    Inventors: Scott Littman, Sean O'Brien
  • Patent number: 9419876
    Abstract: The techniques disclosed herein determine a location independent network delay, via a network monitoring device. Such techniques particularly include determining various delays caused by retransmission in instances of lost data segments and application response time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2016
    Assignee: Airmagnet, Inc.
    Inventors: Craig Odell, Daniel Prescott, Douglas M. Roberts, Sean O'Brien, Shawn McManus
  • Publication number: 20160184118
    Abstract: A delivery device system for delivering a low profile prosthesis and a method for releasably retaining a prosthesis on the device are described. The delivery device comprises a prosthesis disposed about the proximal end of the inner cannula. In a first configuration the prosthesis is releasably secured to the inner cannula in a radially inwardly contracted low profile delivery configuration and in a second configuration the prosthesis is at least partially radially outwardly deployed. First and second trigger wires extend longitudinally and circumferentially about the prosthesis in helical configurations. The first trigger wire is helically wound in a clockwise direction and the second trigger wire is helically wound in a counter-clockwise direction. When the first and second helical trigger wires are in a tensioned condition, the prosthesis is releasably secured to the inner cannula in a radially inwardly contracted low profile delivery configuration.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2015
    Publication date: June 30, 2016
    Inventors: Jacqui Faber, Muhammed Ahsan, Sean O'Brien, Nhi Nguyen, Joshua Griffin
  • Publication number: 20150271041
    Abstract: The techniques disclosed herein determine a location independent network delay, via a network monitoring device. Such techniques particularly include determining various delays caused by retransmission in instances of lost data segments and application response time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2014
    Publication date: September 24, 2015
    Applicant: Fluke Corporation
    Inventors: Craig Odell, Daniel Prescott, Douglas M. Roberts, Sean O'Brien, Shawn McManus
  • Patent number: 9124932
    Abstract: The present invention provides systems and methods for providing television schedule information to a viewer, and for allowing the viewer to link, search, select and interact with information in a remote database, e.g., a database on the internet. The television schedule information can be displayed on a variety of viewer interfaces, such as televisions screens, computer monitors, PCTV screens and the like. The television schedule information may be stored on the viewer's computer, television, PCTV, or a remote server (e.g., a website), or the television schedule information may be downloaded from a remote database to the viewer's computer, television or PCTV.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 4, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2015
    Assignee: ROVI GUIDES, INC.
    Inventors: Steven M. Schein, Sean A. O'Brien, James J. Leftwich, Susan Broughton
  • Publication number: 20150231474
    Abstract: A sports training target is provided. In exemplary embodiments, a sports training target may comprise a return net for substantially covering an opening defined by a frame, the return net having tension to withstand the impact of a sports projectile propelled from an originating location and having tension to allow the sports projectile to pass downward, exit a bottom portion of the return net, and return in the direction of the originating location; a target for substantially covering the return net, the target having an opening formed therein, the opening adapted to allow the sports projectile to pass behind the target to the return net, the target adapted to withstand the impact of a sports projectile, the target positioned in front of the return net, whereby a passage is formed between the target and the return net; and an attachment member adapted to attach the sports training target to the frame.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 23, 2015
    Publication date: August 20, 2015
    Inventors: Scott Littman, Sean O'Brien
  • Patent number: 9113207
    Abstract: The present invention provides systems and methods for providing television schedule information to a viewer, and for allowing the viewer to link, search, select and interact with information in a remote database, e.g., a database on the internet. The television schedule information can be displayed on a variety of viewer interfaces, such as televisions screens, computer monitors, PCTV screens and the like. The television schedule information may be stored on the viewer's computer, television, PCTV, or a remote server (e.g., a website), or the television schedule information may be downloaded from a remote database to the viewer's computer, television or PCTV.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2015
    Assignee: ROVI GUIDES, INC.
    Inventors: Steven M. Schein, Sean A. O'Brien, James J. Leftwich, Susan Broughton
  • Patent number: D801895
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2017
    Assignee: SAF-HOLLAND, Inc.
    Inventors: John Bowyer, Edward Hammer, Sean O'Brien
  • Patent number: D833349
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: SAF-HOLLAND, Inc.
    Inventors: John Bowyer, Edward Hammer, Sean O'Brien