Patents by Inventor Sean Chen

Sean Chen 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: 10452708
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and computer programs are presented for generating location-based playlists. The disclosed method includes providing a music service for generating playlists for a location, identifying users having respective user devices within the defined boundaries of the location, and aggregating music preferences of the identified users. Each of the user devices have access to the music service and the aggregated music preferences of the identified users identify a plurality of music tracks. The disclosed method further includes generating a playlist having the plurality of music tracks based on the aggregated music preferences and providing an access to the generated playlist to the identified users at the location. The plurality of music tracks of the playlist is provided for listening by the music service to one or more of the user devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: Google LLC
    Inventors: Andrew Theodore Wansley, Sean Liu, Rita Chen
  • Publication number: 20190317140
    Abstract: A voltage detection circuit for a charge pump is disclosed. The voltage detection circuit includes a sampling circuit and a latch circuit. The sampling circuit is configured to sample a supply voltage and provide the latch circuit with a sampled voltage. The latch circuit is configured to detect the sampled voltage and latch a result of the detection. And the latch circuit is connected to a voltage regulation circuit which is configured to regulate a charge-pump cascade structure in the charge pump based on the result of the detection so as to maintain an output voltage of the charge pump stable.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2018
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Inventors: Yuan TANG, Shiou-Yu ALEX WANG, Jen-Tai Hsu, Zhifeng MAO, Sean Chen
  • Patent number: 10446503
    Abstract: Shielded radio-frequency (RF) module having reduced area. In some embodiments, a method for fabricating a radio-frequency module includes forming or providing a packaging substrate configured to receive a plurality of components. The method may include mounting one or more devices on the packaging substrate such that the packaging substrate includes a first area associated with mounting of each of the one or more devices. In some embodiments, the method further includes forming a plurality of shielding wirebonds on the packaging substrate to provide RF shielding functionality for one or more regions on the packaging substrate, such that the packaging substrate includes a second area associated with formation of each shielding wirebond, the mounting of each device implemented with respect to a corresponding shielding wirebond such that a portion of the first area associated with the device overlaps at least partially with a portion of the second area associated with the corresponding shielding wirebond.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: Skyworks Solutions, Inc.
    Inventors: Howard E. Chen, Matthew Sean Read
  • Publication number: 20190284185
    Abstract: Provided herein are substituted imidazo[1,2-a]pyridin-2-ylamine compounds, for example, of formula (A), and pharmaceutical compositions thereof; and methods of their use for treating, preventing, or ameliorating one or more symptoms of a Janus kinase-mediated disease.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 29, 2019
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Inventors: Jin Li, Shung Wu, Minmin Yang, Sean Chen, Wenshan Hao
  • Publication number: 20190287306
    Abstract: A method of providing a geographically distributed live mixed-reality meeting is described. The method comprises receiving, from a camera at a first endpoint, a live video stream; generating an mixed reality view incorporating the received video stream; rendering the mixed reality view at a display at the first endpoint and transmitting the mixed reality view to at least one other geographically distant endpoint; receiving data defining a bounding area; calculating a real world anchor for the bounding area using the data defining the bounding area; rendering the bounding area in the mixed reality view at a real world position determined using the real world anchor; and applying different rule sets to content objects placed into the mixed reality view by users dependent upon the position of the content objects relative to the bounding area in real world space.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 18, 2018
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Inventors: Anthony Arnold WIESER, Martin GRAYSON, Kenton Paul Anthony O'HARA, Edward Sean Lloyd RINTEL, Camilla Alice LONGDEN, Philipp STEINACHER, Dominic ROEDEL, Advait SARKAR, Shu Sam CHEN, Jens Emil Krarup GRONBAEK, Ding WANG
  • Patent number: 10413634
    Abstract: The present application relates to use of transglutaminases to treat various products, including medical devices such as tissue grafts, tissue matrices or other tissue-derived materials, and synthetics. The transglutaminases can be applied to the medical devices to provide advantages such as adhesion resistance or abrasion resistance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: LifeCell Corporation
    Inventors: Yi Chen, Sean Collins, Li Ting Huang, Eric Stec, Hui Xu
  • Publication number: 20190273007
    Abstract: A method of operating a process control system and a process control system are provided by the disclosure. In one embodiment, the process control system includes: (1) an optical sensor configured to monitor a production process within a process chamber and generate optical data therefrom, (2) an operational controller configured to perform critical functions to determine processing conditions of the production process from the optical data, wherein the critical functions are directed by critical function controls, (3) an adaptable management controller configured to provide the critical function controls to the operational controller, wherein the adaptable management controller is hierarchically isolated from the operational controller during the critical functions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2018
    Publication date: September 5, 2019
    Inventors: Sean Lynes, Richard J. Daignault, JR., Zhiyong Gu, Hong Chen
  • Patent number: 10395926
    Abstract: Methods of self-aligned multiple patterning. A mandrel line is formed over a hardmask layer, and forming a block mask is formed over a first portion of the mandrel line that is linearly arranged between respective second portions of the mandrel line. After forming the first block mask, the second portions of the mandrel line are removed with an etching process to cut the mandrel line and expose respective portions of the hardmask layer. A second portion of the mandrel line is covered by the block mask during the etching process to define a mandrel cut in the mandrel line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc.
    Inventors: Minghao Tang, Yuping Ren, Sean Xuan Lin, Shao Beng Law, Genevieve Beique, Xun Xiang, Rui Chen
  • Publication number: 20190256606
    Abstract: A human antibody or an antigen-binding fragment which binds human IL-6 receptor (hIL-6R) with a KD of about 500 pM or less and blocks IL-6 activity with an IC50 of 200 pM or less, is provided. In preferred embodiments, the antibody the antibody or antigen-binding fragment binds hIL-6R with an affinity at least 2-fold higher relative to its binding monkey IL-6R.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2018
    Publication date: August 22, 2019
    Applicant: REGENERON PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Sean Stevens, Tammy T. Huang, Joel H. Martin, Jeanette L. Fairhurst, Ashique Rafique, Eric Smith, Kevin J. Pobursky, Nicholas J. Papadopoulos, James P. Fandl, Gang Chen, Margaret Karow
  • Patent number: 10368973
    Abstract: Gastrointestinal bypass devices are described. In one embodiment, a gastrointestinal bypass device may include an anchoring membrane configured to be attached to a wall of an esophagus with a tissue anchor placed through the anchoring membrane. The anchoring membrane may be configured to be pierced to allow the tissue anchor to be placed through the anchoring membrane. Methods for attaching a device to a tissue wall are described. In one embodiment, a method may include forming a bulge in an anchoring membrane of the device and the tissue wall, piercing the bulge from a first side of the anchoring membrane and a first side of the tissue wall, placing a second retention element of a tissue anchor on a second side of the tissue wall, and, placing a tension element of the tissue anchor through the anchoring membrane and the tissue wall. The tension element may be coupled to the second retention element. The method may further include placing a first retention element on the first side of the anchoring membrane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: ValenTx, Inc.
    Inventors: Jon St. Germain, Cole Chen, Roland Maude-Griffin, Johann Neisz, Sean Miller
  • Publication number: 20190235176
    Abstract: An adaptor having a first HDMI interface for connecting with a first external device to receive data therefrom and a second interface for connecting with an HDMI connector of a cable assembly, wherein the cable assembly comprises a cable connected to the HDMI connector and the cable comprises at least one fiber wire, wherein the adaptor comprise at least one processor and a wireless device, wherein the at least one processor is capable of communicating with a second external device via a wireless connection between the wireless device and the second external device to perform operations associated with the transmission of the at least one fiber wire or said data received from first external device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 15, 2019
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Inventor: Cheng Sean Chen
  • Patent number: 10365111
    Abstract: A method and system of updating a crowd-sourced data repository. The method is executed in a processor of a server computing device 108 and comprises storing a fingerprint map of an indoor facility in the crowd-sourced data repository, the fingerprint map having positioning fingerprint data that includes barometric fingerprint data, receiving, at the crowd-sourced data repository, at least one of mobile device signal data and mobile device sensor data correlated with a sequence of positions describing a movement of a mobile device along a trajectory relative to the indoor facility, the sensor data including mobile device barometric pressure measurements for at least a pair of contiguous positions in the sequence of positions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: MAPSTED CORP.
    Inventors: Naiyu Chen, Sean Huberman
  • Patent number: 10352708
    Abstract: A method and system of localizing a mobile device having a processor and a memory. The method comprises monitoring, using the processor and the memory, mobile device barometric data along a sequence of positions describing a route being traversed, accessing, using the processor, a repository of barometric fingerprint data associated with respective positions along the route, and using the processor, localizing the mobile device based at least in part on matching a mobile device barometric pattern segment with a correlating pattern segment of the barometric fingerprint data of the repository, the mobile device barometric pattern segment derived at least partly based on ambient barometric pressure measurements associated with at least a pair of contiguous positions in the sequence of positions describing the route.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: MAPSTED CORP.
    Inventors: Sean Huberman, Naiyu Chen
  • Publication number: 20190214300
    Abstract: Devices for fabrication of shielded modules. In some embodiments, a carrier assembly can be provided for processing of packaged modules. The carrier assembly can include a plate having a first side that defines a plurality of openings, and an adhesive layer implemented on the first side of the plate. The adhesive layer can define a plurality of openings arranged to substantially match the openings of the plate, with each opening of the adhesive layer being dimensioned such that the adhesive layer is capable of providing an adhesive engagement between an underside perimeter portion of a package and a perimeter portion about the corresponding opening of the first side of the plate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2018
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Inventors: Yi LIU, Anthony James LOBIANCO, Matthew Sean READ, Hoang Mong NGUYEN, Howard E. CHEN
  • Publication number: 20190198451
    Abstract: Disclosed are devices and methods related to a conductive paint layer configured to provide radio-frequency (RF) shielding for a packaged semiconductor module. Such a module can include a packaging substrate, one or more RF components mounted on the packaging substrate, a ground plane disposed within the packaging substrate, and a plurality of RF-shielding wirebonds disposed on the packaging substrate and electrically connected to the ground plane. The module can further include an overmold structure formed over the packaging substrate and dimensioned to substantially encapsulate the RF component(s) and the RF-shielding wirebonds. The overmold structure can define an upper surface that exposes upper portions of the RF-shielding wirebonds. The module can further include a conductive paint layer having silver flakes disposed on the upper surface of the overmold structure so that the conductive paint layer, the RF-shielding wirebonds, and the ground plane form an RF-shield for the RF component(s).
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2018
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Inventors: Matthew Sean Read, Hoang Mong Nguyen, Anthony James LoBianco, Howard E. Chen, Dinhphuoc Vu Hoang
  • Patent number: 10331717
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a method and an apparatus for determining a similar document set to a target document from a plurality of documents. Each of the multiple documents and the target document may include a plurality of words, and each of words corresponds to a different integer. The method comprises: for each document among the plurality of documents and the target document, obtaining a set of integers associated with a document based on a set of words associated with the document, converting the set of integers associated with the document into a vector with a same dimension based on a predefined conversion rule; and determining the similar document set based on differences between the corresponding vectors for the multiple documents and the vector for the target document.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: EMC IP Holding Company LLC
    Inventors: Sean Kun Zhao, Chao Chen, Winston Lei Zhang, Jingjing Liu, Kun Wu Huang
  • Publication number: 20190181906
    Abstract: Described herein are radio-frequency (RF) modules that include shielding for improved RF performance. The RF modules including a packaging substrate with a receiving system implemented thereon. The RF module includes a shield implemented to provide RF shielding for at least a portion of the receiving system. The receiving system can include any combination of pre-amplifier or post-amplifier bandpass filters, amplifiers, switching networks, impedance matching components, phase-shifting components, input multiplexers, and output multiplexers. The shielding can include a conductive layer within a conformal shielding on an upper side and side walls of the RF module. The shielding can be an overmold formed over the packaging substrate. The conductive layer can be connected to one or more ground planes. The packaging substrate can include contact features on an underside of the substrate for mounting an underside component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2019
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Inventors: Yi LIU, Anthony James LOBIANCO, Matthew Sean READ, Hoang Mong NGUYEN, Howard E. Chen, Stephane Richard Marie WLOCZYSIAK, William J. DOMINO, Bipul AGARWAL
  • Publication number: 20190171785
    Abstract: Aspects of the present disclosure relate to a packaged module with a radio frequency isolation structure that includes a racetrack, a conductive layer, and a conductive feature in an electrical path between the racetrack and the conductive layer. The racetrack can be disposed in a substrate and configured at a ground potential. The racetrack can include a break.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2019
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Inventors: Howard E. Chen, Matthew Sean Read, Hoang Mong Nguyen, Anthony James LoBianco, Guohao Zhang, Dinhphuoc Vu Hoang
  • Patent number: 10310189
    Abstract: An adaptor having a first HDMI interface for connecting with a first external device to receive data therefrom and a second interface for connecting with a HDMI connector of a cable assembly, wherein the cable assembly comprises a cable connected to the HDMI connector and the cable comprises at least one fiber wire, wherein the adaptor comprise at least one processor and a wireless device, wherein the at least one processor is capable of communicating with a second external device via a wireless connection between the wireless device and the second external device to perform operations associated with the transmission of the at least one fiber wire or said data received from first external device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignees: BKS TEC CORP.
    Inventor: Cheng Sean Chen
  • Publication number: 20190093128
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides methods of modifying the genome of a mammalian zygote. The present disclosure provides methods of modulating transcription in a mammalian zygote. The present disclosure provides methods of labeling a target nucleic acid in the genome of a mammalian zygote. The present disclosure provides methods of delivering a ribonucleoprotein complex into a mammalian zygote. The present disclosure provides methods of delivering a polypeptide or a nucleic acid into a mammalian zygote.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2017
    Publication date: March 28, 2019
    Inventors: Sean Chen, Andrew J. Modzelewski, Lin He, Angus Lee