Patents by Inventor Sean Murphy

Sean Murphy 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: 9285239
    Abstract: A navigation device for displaying at least one point-of-interest on a map comprises a channel set module to record a user defined channel set. The channel set includes at least one point-of-interest criteria. A channel set options module provides a user of the navigation device with an option to select the channel set. A channel set display module displays the point-of-interest criteria associated with the user selected channel set.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2016
    Assignee: TeleCommunication Systems, Inc.
    Inventors: Kevin Tsurutome, Darrell Sano, Sean Murphy
  • Publication number: 20160049066
    Abstract: A method for displaying status information related to a portable device includes detecting a portion of a user in a detection zone using a proximity sensor, determining, using a control circuit, that the portable device is in a powered off or power saving state, acquiring, using the control circuit, information about the portable device while the portable device remains in the powered off or power saving state, and displaying, using a system status indicator controlled by the control circuit, a representation of the information about the portable device. The detection zone is defined in relation to a handle of the portable device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 13, 2015
    Publication date: February 18, 2016
    Applicant: EDAN INSTRUMENTS, INC.
    Inventors: Richard Henderson, Sean Murphy
  • Publication number: 20160048365
    Abstract: A portable computing device includes a user interface system including at least a first display and a second display, a memory storing a series of images, a user input device configured to receive an input from a user corresponding to changing a power state of the portable computing device, and a processing circuit coupled to the user interface system, the memory, and the user input device. The processing circuit is configured to receive the input from the user corresponding to changing the power state, determine based on the received input if the input satisfies a trigger condition, and in response to determining that the trigger condition is satisfied, display the series of images on the first display and the second display such that at least one image is displayed on the first display and the second display during a display sequence.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 13, 2015
    Publication date: February 18, 2016
    Applicant: EDAN INSTRUMENTS, INC.
    Inventors: Richard Henderson, Sean Murphy
  • Publication number: 20160007965
    Abstract: A portable ultrasound system includes a main screen included in a hinged portion of the portable ultrasound system configured to open and close relative to a main housing of the portable ultrasound system, a touchscreen included on a top surface of the main housing of the portable ultrasound system, and a touchpad included on the top surface of the main housing of the portable ultrasound system. The system further includes a processing circuit configured to perform general computing operations, configured to receive ultrasound imaging data, and configured to provide ultrasound information to at least one of the main screen, the touchscreen, or the touchpad.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 8, 2015
    Publication date: January 14, 2016
    Applicant: EDAN INSTRUMENTS, INC.
    Inventors: Sean Murphy, Larry McCabe, Richard Henderson
  • Publication number: 20160007957
    Abstract: A portable ultrasound system includes a user interface system including at least one display screen and at least one user input device, a processing circuit configured to perform general computing operations and configured to receive ultrasound imaging data from a removable ultrasound module, a housing containing the user interface system and the processing circuit and having an opening configured to removably receive the removable ultrasound module, and a connector configured to form an electrical connection with a corresponding second connector of the removable ultrasound module when the removable ultrasound module is fully inserted into the portable ultrasound system through the opening of the housing, and wherein the connector includes at least one guiding feature configured to align the connector and the second connector as the removable ultrasound module is inserted into the portable ultrasound system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 8, 2015
    Publication date: January 14, 2016
    Applicant: EDAN INSTRUMENTS, INC.
    Inventors: Sean Murphy, Richard Henderson
  • Patent number: 9167410
    Abstract: Systems, methods, and software for controlling roaming of wireless communication devices onto wireless communication networks are provided herein. In one example, method of operating a wireless communication network is provided. The method includes, during a communication session initiation process between the wireless communication device and the roaming wireless communication network, receiving a request for policy information for the wireless communication device. Responsive to the request for the policy information, the method includes identifying a network address of a roaming gateway serving the wireless communication device and a paging tracking area identifier for the wireless communication device in the roaming wireless communication network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2015
    Assignee: Sprint Communications Company L.P.
    Inventors: Wen Xue, Sean Murphy Walton
  • Patent number: 9147280
    Abstract: Certain embodiments of the invention provide a computer apparatus and corresponding computer implement method for slab rendering from a three dimensional (3D) image data set of voxel data. Slab rendering is carried out on a stack of slabs of the same thicknesses in the 3D image data set. The whole stack of slabs is rendered together according to a desired filtering operation by applying a one dimensional van-Herk-Gil-Werman (vHGW) algorithm having a segment size one less than the slab thickness to strings of data that run through the whole stack.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2015
    Assignees: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA, TOSHIBA MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Sean Murphy, Andrew Michael Christian Smout
  • Publication number: 20150224113
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method of treating acute heart failure by administering a compound of the formula: or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 22, 2015
    Publication date: August 13, 2015
    Applicant: TAKEDA PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventors: Jason W. Brown, Melinda Davis, Anthony Ivetac, Benjamin Jones, Andre A. Kiryanov, Jon Kuehler, Marion Lanier, Joanne Miura, Sean Murphy, Xiaolun Wang
  • Patent number: 9053541
    Abstract: Certain embodiments provide a computer system operable to determine a registration mapping between a first medical image and a second medical image, the computer system comprising: a storage device for storing data representing the first medical image and the second medical image; and a processor unit operable to execute machine readable instructions to: (a) identify a plurality of elements in the first medical image; (b) determine a spatial mapping from each element in the first medical image to a corresponding element in the second medical image to provide a plurality of spatial mappings subject to a consistency constraint; and (c) determine a registration mapping between the first medical image and the second medical image based on the plurality of spatial mappings from the respective elements of the first medical image to the corresponding elements of the second medical image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2015
    Assignees: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA, TOSHIBA MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jim Piper, Sean Murphy, Ian Poole, Jian Song
  • Patent number: 9040522
    Abstract: The present invention provides compounds of the formula: which are useful as inhibitors of PHD and pharmaceutical compositions thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2015
    Assignee: Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited
    Inventors: Jason W. Brown, Melinda Davis, Anthony Ivetac, Benjamin Jones, Andre A. Kiryanov, Jon Kuehler, Marion Lanier, Joanne Miura, Sean Murphy, Xiaolun Wang
  • Publication number: 20150045797
    Abstract: Instruments and methods that allow for a minimally invasive way to probe, locate, and cut a meniscus during a meniscectomy procedure. The instrument is a single hybrid probe/cutter instrument provided with both probing and cutting means that allow probing and cutting of the meniscus with the same hybrid instrument. A minimally invasive technique for probing and cutting (resecting) a torn area of a meniscus by employing the single, hybrid probing/cutting instrument is also provided. The technique provides a consistently good-quality meniscus with improved cosmetic results, and is simple and easily reproducible, strong, and time-saving for meniscal repairs.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 6, 2014
    Publication date: February 12, 2015
    Inventors: Christopher G. Papangelou, Brandon L. Roller, Sean Murphy
  • Publication number: 20150025389
    Abstract: An ultrasound system is disclosed. The ultrasound system includes an ultrasound device. The ultrasound device includes a housing, a control panel coupled to the housing, and a receiver assembly coupled to the housing, wherein the receiver assembly includes a first contact surface. The ultrasound system further includes a transducer assembly having an ultrasound probe and a cartridge, wherein the cartridge includes a second contact surface. The cartridge is configured to be removably received in a slot of the receiver assembly such that the cartridge is movable between a removed position, in which the transducer assembly is not connected to the ultrasound device, and an engaged position, in which the cartridge is positioned in the slot and the first contact surface is electrically coupled to the second contact surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 16, 2013
    Publication date: January 22, 2015
    Inventors: Sean Murphy, Rich Henderson
  • Publication number: 20150005232
    Abstract: Disclosed are compounds of Formula 1, and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, wherein R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, and R6 are defined in the specification. This disclosure also relates to materials and methods for preparing compounds of Formula 1, to pharmaceutical compositions which contain them, and to their use for treating obesity and related diseases, disorders, and conditions associated with MetAP2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2013
    Publication date: January 1, 2015
    Applicant: Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited
    Inventors: Zacharia Cheruvallath, Philip Erickson, Jun Feng, Mallareddy Komandla, John David Lawson, Christopher McBride, Joanne Miura, Sean Murphy, Mingnam Tang, Huong-Thu Ton-Nu
  • Patent number: 8913394
    Abstract: The present invention can facilitate the coupling between electrical components and a circuit board after the circuit board is inserted into a housing of an electronic device. An electrical component can be integrated with a flexible circuit of another electrical component. The flexible circuit can be electrically and mechanically coupled to the circuit board after the circuit board is inserted into the housing. Alternatively, electrical contacts can be disposed on a body of the electrical component and a complementary set of electrical contacts can be disposed on the circuit board. When the circuit board is disposed within a receptacle of the electrical component, the electrical contacts on the electrical component are coupled directly to the electrical contacts on the circuit board.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 16, 2014
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Douglas Joseph Weber, Pinida Jan Moolsintong, Robert Sean Murphy, Stephen Brian Lynch
  • Patent number: 8859068
    Abstract: An adhesive stack comprises a shear layer positioned between two adhesive layers. The shear layer, comprised of a weak adhesive sub-layer positioned between substrate sub-layers, is designed to fail upon application of a deliberate and appropriate shear force and before the failure of the adhesive layers. The adhesive sub-layer defines a width and/or length less than a width and/or length of another layer or sub-layer of the adhesive stack. The adhesive stack aids in securing components within an electronic device to prevent movement of the component when the device is dropped, hit, or bumped. The adhesive stack may occupy minimal space within the device, and reduce the cost of securing the component within the device's interior. The adhesive stack may allow for replacement of the component by an authorized person applying an appropriate and deliberate force. The adhesive stack may aid in identifying components replaced by an unauthorized person.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 14, 2014
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Matthew P. Casebolt, Robert Sean Murphy
  • Publication number: 20140296200
    Abstract: The present invention provides compounds of the formula: which are useful as inhibitors of PHD, pharmaceutical compositions thereof, methods for treatment of conditions associated with HIF, processes for making the compounds and intermediates thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2014
    Publication date: October 2, 2014
    Applicant: TAKEDA PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventors: Jason W. Brown, Melinda Davis, Anthony Ivetac, Benjamin Jones, Andre A. Kiryanov, Jon Kuehler, Marion Lanier, Joanne Miura, Sean Murphy, Xiaolun Wang
  • Publication number: 20140247567
    Abstract: Electronic devices are provided with ejectable component assemblies that can be substantially flush with the external surfaces of the housings of the devices, despite variations in their manufacture. The ejectable component assemblies may include connectors coupled to circuit boards of the devices, and trays that can be loaded with removable modules, inserted through openings in the housings of the devices, and into the connectors for functionally aligning the removable modules with the circuit boards. The ejectable component assemblies may also include ejectors coupled to the housings of the devices for ejecting the trays from the connectors and, thus, from the devices themselves.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2014
    Publication date: September 4, 2014
    Applicant: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Erik L. Wang, Robert Sean Murphy, Tang Yew Tan, Jeffrey Eugene Neaves, Lawrence E. Davis, Sung Kim
  • Patent number: D708128
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 1, 2014
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Bartley K. Andre, Matthew Phillip Casebolt, Brett Degner, Ron Alan Hopkinson, Chris Ligtenberg, Robert Sean Murphy, Mikael Silvanto
  • Patent number: D710675
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 12, 2014
    Assignee: Hampton Products International Corporation
    Inventors: John Kiechel, Sean Murphy, Nasahn Adam Sheppard, James Sloss, Andy Ward
  • Patent number: D710676
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 12, 2014
    Assignee: Hampton Products International Corporation
    Inventors: John Kiechel, Sean Murphy, Nasahn Adam Sheppard, James Sloss, Andy Ward