Patents by Inventor Steven Phillips

Steven Phillips 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: 10851035
    Abstract: The present invention provides an improved process for removing heat from an exothermic reaction. In particular, the present invention provides a process wherein heat can be removed from multiple reaction trains using a common coolant system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: Velocys, Inc.
    Inventors: Ivan Phillip Greager, Steven Claude LeViness, Roger Allen Harris, Andre Peter Steynberg, Jasmeer Jaichland Ramlal, Dennis Parker, John Dolan
  • Publication number: 20200371029
    Abstract: A quantitative method for diagnosing an autoimmune disease or an infectious disease comprising performing an automated diagnostic assay, comprising: incubating a capture reagent with a streptavidin-coated medium to form a solid phase complex, wherein the capture reagent is a biotinylated autoantigen or infectious disease antigen; washing the solid phase complex to remove excess capture reagent; incubating the solid phase complex with a serum sample to form an immune complex; washing the immune complex to remove any unbound sample; incubating the immune complex with a conjugate to create an immune-conjugate complex; washing the immune-conjugate complex to remove any unbound conjugate; introducing a substrate capable of generating a quantifiable response; and calibrating the response generated from introducing the substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 28, 2020
    Publication date: November 26, 2020
    Inventors: Mark David Van Cleve, Taylor Addison Reid, Linda Marie Trondle, Victoria Hung, Yi Luo, Dennis Edwin Rieger, Evan Phillip McMenamy, Nanditha Raghavan, Morkoah Blay Reliford, Douglas John Canfield, Elaine Grace Taine, Edsel Lawrence Noche Sinson, Scott William Vande Wetering, Teri Taylor, Travis Knox, Fran Zulo Cuaresma Jacaine, James Weston, Jennifer Bao-Guey Chan, Stephanie TuVi Ortega, Rachel Sarah Schell, Ronald Norman Diamond, Steven Michael Gann, Eric Darnell Hall, Tae Ho Hwang, John Lewis Morton, Anatoly Moskalev, Marinela Gombosev Stack, Bruce Alan Sargeant, Michelle Fredrika Forshager, Vanessa Camille Chua, Kylie Wilson
  • Publication number: 20200346765
    Abstract: Certain aspects of the present disclosure provide an ice management system, including: a plurality of pulsejets located within an interior volume of an aircraft and configured to heat an aircraft surface, wherein each pulsejet of the plurality of pulsejets comprises: an inlet; a combustor; a fuel source; and an exhaust nozzle; and a plurality of intake apertures in the aircraft, wherein each intake aperture of the plurality of intake apertures corresponds to an inlet of one pulsejet of the plurality of pulsejets.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2019
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Inventors: Aaron J. KUTZMANN, William Noll KAMEROW, Steven Edmon CHAPEL, Richard Phillip OUELLETTE, Robert Erik GRIP
  • Publication number: 20200305641
    Abstract: A rack assembly is mountable within a cooking cavity of an appliance. The rack assembly includes a slide rack defining a well opening and configured to removably support a rack insert in or through said well opening. A telescoping slide is coupled to said slide rack such that said slide rack is slidable between a fully retracted position and a forward position relative to said cooking cavity when mounted therein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2019
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Inventors: Steven M. Swayne, Stephanie Phillips, Brendan McGinnis, Andrew Worley
  • Publication number: 20200309613
    Abstract: A device for measuring a pressure of a vehicle closure member includes a pressure sensitive tip, a base, a plurality of electrical conductors, and a neck. The pressure sensitive tip is configured to output an electronic signal that corresponds to a pressure at the pressure sensitive tip. The electrical conductors electrically couple the pressure sensitive tip to the base. The neck includes an inner layer and an outer layer. The inner layer is disposed about the electrical conductors. The outer layer is disposed about the inner layer. The neck is flexible along a length of the neck.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2019
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicant: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Hossein Jacob Sadri, Steve Juszczyk, Steven Torey, Timothy Parker, Matthew Phillip Solomon, Doug Heerema
  • Publication number: 20200303880
    Abstract: An electrical connection system includes various devices and structures for improving alien crosstalk performance in a high density configuration. In certain examples, a plurality of insulation displacement contacts of a connector are arranged at angle and oriented to be symmetrical about an axial of the connector. The connector includes a connector housing and a shield cap configured to at least partially cover the connector housing. The shield cap includes a shield wall and an open side that is not closed by a shield wall. The shield wall exposes a portion of the connector when the shield cap is mounted to the connector housing. When a plurality of such connectors are arranged side by side in a high density configuration, the connectors are aligned such that the open side of the shield cap is arranged close to, or abutted to, the shield wall of the shield cap of an adjacent connector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2020
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Inventors: Steven Richard BOPP, Paul John PEPE, Shawn Phillip TOBEY, Bernard Harold HAMMOND, JR.
  • Patent number: 10731954
    Abstract: Disclosed is a reactive target system including at least one target panel supported by a respective target positioning unit, and a shooter communications device. The target panel includes first and second electrically conductive layers positioned between first and second outer reinforcement layers, and separated by an electrically insulating layer. The first electrically conductive layer includes a plurality of electrically isolated target zones and a corresponding plurality of electrical connection sites. The second electrically conductive layer provides a common conductor zone and a corresponding electrical connection site. Each of the electrical connection sites are configured to be pierced by and electrically couple to a respective electrical contact element of an attachment mechanism on the target positioning unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: Automated Target Solutions, Inc.
    Inventors: Brian Auld, Steven Phillip Auld, Harvey Albert Shuhart, III, Nathan Lyman Walker
  • Publication number: 20200209262
    Abstract: A method for determining healing status of a wound is provided comprising: i) quantifying the expression level of GM-CSF or MMP-13, and optionally one or more additional biomarkers, in a wound tissue sample or wound fluid sample from a wound of a mammalian subject; and ii) comparing the expression level of GM-CSF or MMP-13 of the wound tissue sample or wound fluid sample to a threshold level and determining that the wound is non-healing if the level of GM-CSF or MMP-13 exceeds the threshold level.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2018
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Inventors: Michael Stacey, Steven Phillips, Jillian Marlene Swain
  • Patent number: 10695281
    Abstract: Methods of making personal care compositions, such as dentifrices, involving the addition of rheology modifiers at a later stage in the personal care composition formation process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: THE PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANY
    Inventors: Mark Lewis Agerton, Steven Robert Alexander, James Albert Berta, Gina Lynn Blum, Marco Caggioni, Susan Marie Dawes, David Michael Farren, Justin Thomas Lydon Hedin, Charles Phillip Miller, Christa Marie Novicki, Melissa Cherie Payne, Molly Rose Schottelkotte, John Christopher Wesner, Randall Lee Wood
  • Patent number: 10682077
    Abstract: Devices and methods for detecting joint motion of a user. In particular embodiments, devices may comprise a deflectable beam coupled to a user via adhesive pads located between the neck and shoulder of the use. Audio and haptic feedback can be provided to the user when the deflectable beam deflects due to motion of the joint.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignees: BOARD OF REGENTS, THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SYSTEM, SETON HEALTHCARE FAMILY
    Inventors: James S. Sulzer, Jose J. Mendez, Jr., Nicholas D. Phillips, Lisa Stevens, Curtis Merring
  • Publication number: 20200115112
    Abstract: A multi-layer thermoplastic film includes a first film of thermoplastic material, a second film of thermoplastic material bonded to the first film, and an odor control component disposed between the first film and the second film. A method of manufacturing a multi-layer thermoplastic film coextruding a plurality of layers to form a first film, coextruding a plurality of layers to form a second film, disposing at least one odor control component on at least one of the first film and the second film, and bonding the first and second films together such that the at least one substance is disposed between the first film and the second film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2019
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Inventors: Fleumingue Jean-Mary, Zaiyou Liu, Judith A. Hollingshead, Helen R. Kemp, Shaun T. Broering, Angela Phillip, Robert T. Dorsey, Dean Ferracane, Sarah A. Kuhl, Jeffrey S. Stiglic, Carmen N. Rodriguez, Eric D. Dodson, Laura L. McElroy, Steven L. Diersing, Melissa J. Wene
  • Publication number: 20200115138
    Abstract: There is provided a cooking bag having one or more integrated features for assisting in cooking a food item via sous vide or other convectional cooking methods. One such feature is an interior bag wall that separates its interior volume into first and second compartments, one for a food item to be cooked and the other for a solid seasoning item. The interior bag wall includes a liquid permeable portion that allows liquid to pass between the first and second compartments but inhibits the passage of solids. Another feature is a thermometer integrated into the bag for indicating whether a food item has reached a predetermined threshold temperature during cooking.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 2, 2019
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Inventors: Steven M. Swayne, Brendan McGinnis, Andrew Worley, Stephanie Phillips
  • Patent number: 10619799
    Abstract: The light bulb projector is a projection device. The light bulb projector is a light bulb that is modified to project an image on a surface. The light bulb projector is reconfigurable such that the image projected by the light bulb projector can be changed between uses of the light bulb projector. The light bulb projector comprises a transparent housing, a plurality of gobos, and an illuminating circuit. The illuminating circuit generates the illumination to project the image. The transparent housing is a transparent structure that encloses the illuminating circuit. The plurality of gobos attaches to the transparent housing. Each of the plurality of gobos contains an image. Each of the plurality of gobos is an optical device that focuses and modifies the illumination generated by the illuminating circuit such that the light bulb projector projects the image associated with each gobo attached to the transparent housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Inventor: Steven Phillip
  • Patent number: 10619533
    Abstract: A method is described of supplying liquid to a liquid delivery system in a vehicle. A a replaceable liquid container including a reservoir containing liquid is releasably coupled in the vehicle to provide fluidic communication between the reservoir and a liquid delivery system of the vehicle during operation of the vehicle. The method includes the steps of: (i) prior to establishing liquid communication between the reservoir and the liquid delivery system of a selected vehicle, communicating with a data carrier carried by the container and determining data associated with at least one of the container and its contents; and (ii) using the data in an analysis of suitability of the container and/or content of the container for the selected vehicle and generating a suitability output, and (iii) establishing liquid communication between the reservoir and liquid delivery system of the selected vehicle in dependence on the suitability output.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: Castrol Limited
    Inventors: Andrew Phillip Barnes, Peter Stuart Brett, Steven Paul Goodier, Timothy Hugh Lake, Mark O'Malley, Oliver Paul Taylor, David John Roach Williams
  • Patent number: 10608382
    Abstract: An electrical connection system includes various devices and structures for improving alien crosstalk performance in a high density configuration. In certain examples, a plurality of insulation displacement contacts of a connector are arranged at angle and oriented to be symmetrical about an axial of the connector. The connector includes a connector housing and a shield cap configured to at least partially cover the connector housing. The shield cap includes a shield wall and an open side that is not closed by a shield wall. The shield wall exposes a portion of the connector when the shield cap is mounted to the connector housing. When a plurality of such connectors are arranged side by side in a high density configuration, the connectors are aligned such that the open side of the shield cap is arranged close to, or abutted to, the shield wall of the shield cap of an adjacent connector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignees: CommScope Technologies LLC, CommScope Connectivity UK Limited
    Inventors: Steven Richard Bopp, Paul John Pepe, Shawn Phillip Tobey, Bernard Harold Hammond, Jr.
  • Patent number: 10577991
    Abstract: A method is described of supplying liquid to a liquid delivery system in a vehicle. A a replaceable liquid container including a reservoir containing liquid is releasably coupled in the vehicle to provide fluidic communication between the reservoir and a liquid delivery system of the vehicle during operation of the vehicle. The method includes the steps of: (i) prior to establishing liquid communication between the reservoir and the liquid delivery system of a selected vehicle, communicating with a data carrier carried by the container and determining data associated with at least one of the container and its contents; and (ii) using the data in an analysis of suitability of the container and/or content of the container for the selected vehicle and generating a suitability output, and (iii) establishing liquid communication between the reservoir and liquid delivery system of the selected vehicle in dependence on the suitability output.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: Castrol Limited
    Inventors: Andrew Phillip Barnes, Peter Stuart Brett, Steven Paul Goodier, Timothy Hugh Lake, Mark O'Malley, Oliver Paul Taylor, David John Roach Williams
  • Publication number: 20200041571
    Abstract: A health monitor circuit for an electric machine includes a plurality of sensors, a rectifier, a memory device, and a microprocessor. The plurality of sensors includes a current transformer configured to be electromagnetically coupled to an electrical conductor that feeds a stator winding of the electric machine. The rectifier is coupled to the current transformer and is configured to convert an AC signal generated by the current transformer to a DC signal to supply power for the health monitor circuit. The microprocessor is coupled to the memory device and the plurality of sensors. The microprocessor is configured to periodically collect a stator current measurement from the current transformer and write the stator current measurement to the memory device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 6, 2018
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Inventors: Christopher Edwin Eugene Propp, Paul Steven Mullin, Norman Carl Golm, JR., Daniel Edward Phillips
  • Patent number: 10549888
    Abstract: A multi-layer thermoplastic film includes a first film of thermoplastic material, a second film of thermoplastic material bonded to the first film, and an odor control component disposed between the first film and the second film. A method of manufacturing a multi-layer thermoplastic film coextruding a plurality of layers to form a first film, coextruding a plurality of layers to form a second film, disposing at least one odor control component on at least one of the first film and the second film, and bonding the first and second films together such that the at least one substance is disposed between the first film and the second film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: The Glad Products Company
    Inventors: Fleumingue Jean-Mary, Zaiyou Liu, Judith A. Hollingshead, Helen R. Kemp, Shaun T. Broering, Angela Phillip, Robert T. Dorsey, Dean Ferracane, Sarah A. Kuhl, Jeffrey S. Stiglic, Carmen N. Rodriguez, Eric D. Dodson, Laura L. McElroy, Steven L. Diersing, Melissa J. Wene
  • Publication number: 20200001835
    Abstract: A method is described of controlling at least one operation in at least part of a lifecycle of a replaceable container which is arranged to be removably seated in a dock in a vehicle and which at least before seating in the dock contains an ancillary fluid for use by the vehicle. A controller communicates with a data carrier carried by the container, determines, on the basis of the communication with the data carrier, data associated with at least one of the container, its contents and the vehicle, and controls carrying out of at least one action in relation to at least one of the container and its contents on the basis of the data associated with at least one of the container, its contents and the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2019
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Inventors: Andrew Phillip Barnes, Peter Stuart Brett, Steven Paul Goodier, Timothy Hugh Lake, Mark O'Malley, Oliver Paul Taylor, David John Roach Williams
  • Publication number: 20190365990
    Abstract: Reservoir systems with improved wake up and fill volume detection techniques are provided. An example reservoir system may include a flexible reservoir and electrical components for detecting fill volume of the flexible reservoir without adversely affecting performance of the flexible reservoir when receiving or dispensing a liquid drug.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2019
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Inventors: Kenneth PHILLIPS, Steven CARDINALI, David NAZZARO