Patents by Inventor Steven R. Brown

Steven R. Brown 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: 20190359644
    Abstract: The invention provides synthetic processes and synthetic intermediates that can be used to prepare compounds having useful anti-HIV properties.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2018
    Publication date: November 28, 2019
    Inventors: Richard Hung Chiu Yu, Brandon Heath Brown, Richard P. Polniaszek, Benjamin R. Graetz, Keiko Sujino, Duong Tran, Alan Scott Triman, Kenneth M. Kent, Steven Pfeiffer
  • Patent number: 10470497
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to systems, apparatuses, and methods for assembling cartridges for aerosol delivery devices. The cartridges may be assembled by transporting carriages between various substations at which parts are added to a base. In another assembly method, the base may be moved between a plurality of robots which direct the base downwardly into contact with components to couple the components therewith. An inspection system may inspect the cartridges at various stages of completion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: RAI Strategic Holdings, Inc.
    Inventors: Frederic Philippe Ampolini, Timothy Brian Nestor, Jack Gray Flinchum, Jr., Wayne Douglas Brown, Nicholas Harrison Watson, Charles Jacob Novak, III, Paul Andrew Brinkley, James Robert Covino, John DePiano, Edward Louis Dickinson, Eugene R. Harris, Kevin Edward Keough, David Jay Smith, John Hook, Michael LaCourse, Robert Metcalf, Steven Hart, David Pelletier, Marc Bourque, Nathaniel Cambray, John William Wolber, James William McClellan, Steven R. Mongillo, Frank S. Silveira, Michael Laine, Quentin Paul Guenther, Jr.
  • Publication number: 20190330207
    Abstract: The present invention provides for compounds of formula (I) wherein R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, and R6 have any of the values defined in the specification, and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, that are useful as agents in the treatment of diseases and conditions mediated and modulated by CFTR, including cystic fibrosis, Sjögren's syndrome, pancreatic insufficiency, chronic obstructive lung disease, and chronic obstructive airway disease. Also provided are pharmaceutical compositions comprised of one or more compounds of formula (I).
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 18, 2019
    Publication date: October 31, 2019
    Inventors: Rhalid Akkari, Luke Jonathan Alvey, Xavier Marie Bock, Brian S. Brown, Pieter Isabelle Roger Claes, Marlon D. Cowart, Elsa De Lemos, Nicolas Desroy, Béranger Duthion, Gregory A. Gfesser, Romain Luc Marie Gosmini, Christopher Gaëtan Housseman, Koen Karel Jansen, Jianguo Ji, Philip R. Kym, Jean-Michel Lefrancois, Oscar Mammoliti, Christel Jeanne Marie Menet, Nuria Merayo Merayo, Gregory John Robert Newsome, Adeline Marie Elise Palisse, Sachin V. Patel, Matthieu Rafaël Pizzonero, Anurupa Shrestha, Elizabeth C. Swift, Steven Emiel Van der Plas, Xueqing Wang, Ann de Blieck
  • Publication number: 20190316901
    Abstract: A vehicle wheel alignment system has a plurality of cameras, each camera for viewing a respective target disposed at a respective wheel of the vehicle and capturing image data of the target as the wheel and target are continuously rotated a number of degrees of rotation without a pause. The image data is used to calculate a minimum number of poses of the target of at least one pose for every five degrees of rotation as the wheel and target are continuously rotated the number of degrees of rotation without a pause. At least one of the cameras comprises a data processor for performing the steps of preprocessing the image data, and calculating an alignment parameter for the vehicle based on the preprocessed image data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2019
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Inventors: Steven W. Rogers, David A. Jackson, Bradley Lewis, Adam C. Brown, Robert J. D'Agostino, Eric R. Sellers
  • Patent number: 10404242
    Abstract: A two-stage high-power RF limiter circuit for an RF signal receiver incorporates a heavy limiting stage to limit high energy pulses of a received RF signal to a desired power threshold over a sustained time period, while a light limiting stage reacts quickly to high energy pulses to reduce spike leakage associated with the slower reaction time of the heavy limiting stage. Both heavy and light limiting stages incorporate PIN diodes biased to a voltage just below the desired power threshold (the light limiter biased to a slightly higher voltage than the heavy limiter) so the PIN diodes do not activate until power levels are high enough to warrant limiting. The holdoff voltage across the PIN diodes is maintained by Zener diodes biased to a voltage corresponding to the power threshold, allowing the PIN diodes to self-bias once the power threshold is reached.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: Rockwell Collins, Inc.
    Inventors: Timothy S. Lappe, John J. Jorgenson, Jeffrey D. Schmidt, Joseph F. Jiacinto, Steven R. Brown
  • Patent number: 10389082
    Abstract: The invention relates to rare-earth-doped ternary sulfides. The rare-earth-doped ternary sulfides may be used as an active material for mid-wave infrared and long-wave infrared lasers and amplifiers. Methods for producing laser materials including rare-earth-doped ternary sulfides, as well as lasers and amplifiers incorporating the laser materials, are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: The Government of the United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy
    Inventors: L. Brandon Shaw, Michael P. Hunt, Woohong Kim, Shyam S. Bayya, Steven R. Bowman, Frederic H. Kung, Jasbinder S. Sanghera, Christopher G. Brown
  • Patent number: 10371509
    Abstract: A vehicle wheel alignment system has a plurality of cameras, each camera for viewing a respective target disposed at a respective wheel of the vehicle and capturing image data of the target as the wheel and target are continuously rotated a number of degrees of rotation without a pause. The image data is used to calculate a minimum number of poses of the target of at least one pose for every five degrees of rotation as the wheel and target are continuously rotated the number of degrees of rotation without a pause. At least one of the cameras comprises a data processor for performing the steps of preprocessing the image data, and calculating an alignment parameter for the vehicle based on the preprocessed image data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: Snap-On Incorporated
    Inventors: Steven W. Rogers, David A. Jackson, Bradley Lewis, Adam C. Brown, Robert J. D'Agostino, Eric R. Sellers
  • Publication number: 20190202823
    Abstract: The present invention provides for compounds of formula (I) wherein R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, and R6 have any of the values defined in the specification, and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, that are useful as agents in the treatment of diseases and conditions mediated and modulated by CFTR, including cystic fibrosis, Sjögren's syndrome, pancreatic insufficiency, chronic obstructive lung disease, and chronic obstructive airway disease. Also provided are pharmaceutical compositions comprised of one or more compounds of formula (I).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2019
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Inventors: Rhalid Akkari, Luke Jonathan Alvey, Xavier Marie Bock, Brian S. Brown, Pieter Isabelle Roger Claes, Marlon D. Cowart, Elsa De Lemos, Nicolas Desroy, Béranger Duthion, Gregory A. Gfesser, Romain Luc Marie Gosmini, Christopher Gaëtan Housseman, Koen Karel Jansen, Jianguo Ji, Philip R. Kym, Jean-Michel Lefrancois, Oscar Mammoliti, Christel Jeanne Marie Menet, Nuria Merayo Merayo, Gregory John Robert Newsome, Adeline Marie Elise Palisse, Sachin V. Patel, Matthieu Rafaël Pizzonero, Anurupa Shrestha, Elizabeth C. Swift, Steven Emiel Van der Plas, Xueqing Wang, Ann de Blieck
  • Patent number: 10302581
    Abstract: A foam sensor system includes a container bounding a compartment. A foam sensor assembly is mounted on the container and includes: a base being secured to the container; a foam contact being spaced apart from the base and disposed within the compartment of the container, at least a portion of the foam contact having a first diameter; and a transition member extending between the base and the foam contact with at least a portion of the transition member being openly exposed within the compartment of the container, at least a portion of the transition member having a second diameter that is smaller than the first diameter, the foam contact and transition member being connected together so that an electrical signal can pass therethrough.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: Life Technologies Corporation
    Inventors: Steven R. Kjar, Jeffery O. Brown, Jason O. Brown, Christopher D. Brau
  • Publication number: 20190158740
    Abstract: Embodiments include a method for autonomous camera pod tracking of a vehicle during vehicle alignment. The method can include receiving, at a processor of an autonomous camera pod, at least one of vehicle target image data from a vehicle target camera or calibration target image data from a calibration camera, the vehicle target camera being adapted to acquire images of a target mounted to the vehicle, and the calibration camera being adapted to acquire images of a calibration target mounted to a sister autonomous camera pod. An optimal location of the autonomous camera pod can be calculated based on the received vehicle target image data or calibration target image data. The method can include transmitting, when it is determined to move the autonomous camera pod, a motor command to a motor drive of the autonomous camera pod, thereby causing the autonomous camera pod to move to the optimal location.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2019
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Inventors: Steven W. Rogers, Eric F. Bryan, Adam C. Brown, Brandon J. McGinley, Eric R. Sellers
  • Patent number: 7457397
    Abstract: A voice page directory system for enabling users of a voice page delivery system to locate voice pages of interest. A database system stores location identification information and description information regarding a plurality of voice pages available to users through a voice page delivery system. Users then input voice page identifying information whereupon the system outputs a directory or searches voice pages based on keywords provided to output voice pages of interest.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2001
    Date of Patent: November 25, 2008
    Assignee: Microstrategy, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael J. Saylor, Steven S Trundle, Michael X. Zirngibl, Steven R. Brown, Josh Mahowald, Zeynap Inanoglu, Yuhong Wen, Anurag Patnaik, David A. Garr, Benjamin M. Lindsey
  • Patent number: 7153538
    Abstract: A method of coating a pharmaceutical substrate includes the steps of applying an active coating material to a surface of the substrate to form an active coating layer and applying a cover coating material onto the active coating layer to form a cover coating layer. The active coating layer is substantially completely covered by the cover coating layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2001
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2006
    Assignee: Phoqus Pharmaceuticals Limited
    Inventors: Steven R. Brown, Linda A. Reeves, John N. Staniforth
  • Patent number: 6895084
    Abstract: A content provider system for enabling content providers to create voice pages with audio files included for use in a network for voice page delivery through which subscribers request a voice page and a voice page server system delivers the voice page audibly to the subscriber. A content provider selects a voice page into which the audio file is to be incorporated, selects the audio file and the content provider system then transfers the audio file to a voice page server system which generates a voice page with the audio file included using XML-based tags designated for audio files. The audio files are uploaded from a number of user devices including a telephony device, a web-based system and a PDA.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2001
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2005
    Assignee: MicroStrategy, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael J. Saylor, Steven S Trundle, Michael X. Zirngibl, Steven R. Brown, Anurag Patnaik, David A. Garr, Benjamin M. Lindsey, Josh Mahowald, Zeynap Inanoglu
  • Patent number: 6783768
    Abstract: Method of coating a substrate which is a belt, sheet, film, or tape, comprising applying an active coating material to the substrate to form an active coating layer, the active coating material comprising biologically active material. The active coating material is applied electrostatically as a powder and, after the active coating material is applied, the active coating material is fused to form an active film layer. The active coating material is removable from the substrate as a wafer comprising the active film layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 1999
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2004
    Assignee: Phoqus Pharmaceuticals Limited
    Inventors: Steven R. Brown, Linda A. Reeves, John N. Staniforth
  • Patent number: 6723428
    Abstract: An anti-microbial and/or anti-fungal synthetic fiber and various products made partially or wholly therefrom. The fiber comprises various thermoplastic polymers and additives in a mono-component form or a bi-component form in either a core-sheath or side-by-side configurations. The anti-microbial synthetic fibers comprise inorganic anti-microbial additives, distributed in certain areas to reduce the amount of the anti-microbial agents being used, and therefore the cost of such fibers. The fibers can incorporate anti-microbial additives so that they are not removed by repeated washing in boiling water and in dry clean cycles and become ineffective and conversely enhance access to the additives by washing or the like. The fibers comprise high tenacity polymers (e.g. PET) in one portion and hydrolysis resistance polymers (e.g. PCT) in another portion with the additives. The fibers can further be blended with non-anti-microbial fibers such as cotton, wool, polyester, acrylic, nylon etc.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 2000
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2004
    Assignee: Foss Manufacturing Co., Inc.
    Inventors: Stephen W. Foss, Dieter Keser, Alan Tefft, Robert V. Sawvell, Jr., Steven R. Brown, Gordon Goodwin, Jr., Arthur H. Cashin, James M. Parlier, Kim Goudreault
  • Publication number: 20030170453
    Abstract: An anti-microbial and/or anti-fungal synthetic fiber and various products made partially or wholly therefrom. The fiber comprises various thermoplastic polymers and additives in a mono-component form or a bi-component form in either a core-sheath or side-by-side configurations. The anti-microbial synthetic fibers comprise inorganic anti-microbial additives, distributed in certain areas to reduce the amount of the anti-microbial agents being used, and therefore the cost of such fibers. The fibers can incorporate anti-microbial additives so that they are not removed by repeated washing in boiling water and in dry clean cycles and become ineffective and conversely enhance access to the additives by washing or the like. The fibers comprise high tenacity polymers (e.g. PET) in one portion and hydrolysis resistance polymers (e.g. PCT) in another portion with the additives. The fibers can further be blended with non-anti-microbial fibers such as cotton, wool, polyester, acrylic, nylon etc.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2003
    Publication date: September 11, 2003
    Applicant: Foss Manufacturing Co., Inc.
    Inventors: Stephen W. Foss, Dieter Keser, Alan Tefft, Robert V. Sawvell, Steven R. Brown, Gordon Goodwin, Arthur H. Cashin, James M. Parlier, Kim Goudreault
  • Publication number: 20020197388
    Abstract: A method of coating a pharmaceutical substrate includes the steps of applying an active coating material to a surface of the substrate to form an active coating layer and applying a cover coating material onto the active coating layer to form a cover coating layer. The active coating layer is substantially completely covered by the cover coating layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2001
    Publication date: December 26, 2002
    Applicant: Phoqus Limited.
    Inventors: Steven R. Brown, Linda A. Reeves, John N. Staniforth
  • Patent number: 6430636
    Abstract: A communication interface device with a card chassis capable of holding a number of electronic equipment or circuit cards. The card chassis provides a communication backplane that provides a plurality of communication buses accessing each of the equipment cards in the card chassis. To select between communication buses with mutually exclusive access to the electronic circuit card, an arbiter monitors the communication buses and determines which of the plurality of communication bus will be provided access to the electronic circuit card.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 1999
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2002
    Assignee: 3Com Corporation
    Inventors: Michael T. Cranston, Steven R. Brown
  • Patent number: 6253269
    Abstract: A communication interface device with a card chassis capable of holding a number of electronic equipment or circuit cards. The card chassis provides a communication backplane that provides a plurality of communication buses accessing each of the equipment cards in the card chassis. To select between communication buses with mutually exclusive access to the electronic circuit card, an arbiter monitors the communication buses and determines which of the plurality of communication bus will be provided access to the electronic circuit card.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 1998
    Date of Patent: June 26, 2001
    Assignee: 3Com Corporation
    Inventors: Michael T. Cranston, Steven R. Brown
  • Patent number: 5981411
    Abstract: A thermoformable sheet material as made by use of homogeneously dispersed bicomponent fibers of polyester (12, 12A) and lower melting co-polyester (14, 14A) that are formed as a felt, heated to melt the lower melting component and resolidification of the melted fibers as blobs locking in cross over points of the polyester fibers and deifying and strengthening the felt as a whole into an enhanced thermoformable materials, with adhesives optionally applied to one or both surfaces thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 1998
    Date of Patent: November 9, 1999
    Assignee: Foss Manufacturing Co., Inc.
    Inventor: Steven R. Brown