Patents by Inventor Thomas A. Boyd

Thomas A. Boyd 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: 20190375708
    Abstract: Described herein are hepatitis B capsid assembly modulators and pharmaceutical compositions comprising said compounds. The subject compounds and compositions are useful for the treatment of hepatitis B.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 11, 2019
    Publication date: December 12, 2019
    Inventors: Christopher J. BURNS, Glen COBURN, Bin LIU, Jiangchao YAO, Christopher BENETATOS, Steven A. BOYD, Stephen M. CONDON, Thomas HAIMOWITZ
  • Publication number: 20190358328
    Abstract: Stable pharmaceutical compositions useful for administering methylnaltrexone are described, as are methods for making the same. Kits, including these pharmaceutical compositions, also are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 13, 2019
    Publication date: November 28, 2019
    Applicant: Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Inventors: Suketu P. Sanghvi, Thomas A. Boyd
  • Patent number: 10486876
    Abstract: A product display package for an object includes a display portion and a retaining portion. The display portion includes a frame structure with at least one opening that provides a view of the object when disposed in the product display package. The retaining portion includes a first retaining part and a second retaining part. The first retaining part includes a first holding portion with a first set of ribs configured to engage the object. The first set of ribs is angled with respect to a longitudinal axis of the product display package. The second retaining part is configured to mate with the first retaining part such that the second retaining part is secured to the first retaining part. The second retaining part includes a second holding portion with a second set of ribs configured to engage the object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignees: Robert Bosch Tool Corporation, Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Adrian Vagnoni, Bobby Brent Boyd, Markus Thomas Rech, Asmus Mueller
  • Patent number: 10455685
    Abstract: An electronic device may include a circuit board, and the circuit board may include a dielectric material. A socket may be coupled to a first side of the circuit board, and the socket may be configured to receive a semiconductor package. A backing plate may be positioned on a second side of the circuit board. A spacer may be positioned between the backing plate and the circuit board. The spacer may alter the profile of the socket to provide a curved profile to the socket. The spacer may displace a portion of the socket in a first direction, for instance when the spacer is coupled between the backing plate and the circuit board.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Steven A. Klein, Kuang Liu, Thomas A. Boyd, Luis Gil Rangel, Muffadal Mukadem, Shelby A. Ferguson, Francis Toth, Jr., Eric Buddrius, Ralph V. Miele, Sriram Srinivasan, Jeffory L. Smalley
  • Publication number: 20190306985
    Abstract: A microprocessor carrier, comprising a frame comprising a metal. The first frame surrounds an aperture for receiving a microprocessor package. At least one hinge assembly is on a first frame edge, and at least one latch assembly is on a second frame edge. One or more alignment tabs coupled to the frame. The one or more alignment tabs extend orthogonally from at least one frame edge. The alignment tabs are to align the microprocessor package with a microprocessor socket. The hinge assembly and the latch assembly are to engage with a microprocessor loading mechanism coupled to a printed circuit board.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2018
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Inventors: Shelby A. Ferguson, Bijoyraj Sahu, Russell Aoki, Thomas Boyd, Eric W. Buddrius, Kevin Ceurter, Mustafa Haswarey, Rolf Laido, Daniel Neumann, Rachel Taylor, Anthony Valpiani
  • Publication number: 20190304871
    Abstract: A microprocessor carrier comprising a lever having an elongate arm and a wedge structure extending from one end of the elongate arm, and a frame comprising and a fulcrum structure to receive the lever and a microprocessor. The fulcrum structure is to couple the lever to the frame.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2018
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Applicant: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Rolf Laido, Divya Swamy Bandaru, Thomas Boyd, Jorge Contreras Perez, Shelby A. Ferguson, Mustafa Haswarey
  • Publication number: 20190304870
    Abstract: A microprocessor heat sink fastener assembly, comprising a base to couple to a heat sink a retention nut to be received by a cavity of the base, and a retention clip to be attached to the base and to be cantilevered therefrom. The retention clip is to engage with a latching structure extending from a latching structure of a retention plate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2018
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Applicant: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Thomas Boyd, Ming-Chen Chang, Evan A. Chenelly, Divya Swamy Bandaru, Craig J. Jahne, Andrew Larson, Eric W. Buddrius, Eric D. McAfee, Mustafa Haswarey, Ralph V. Miele, Rolf Laido
  • Patent number: 10418309
    Abstract: Described herein are microelectronics packages and methods for manufacturing the same. The microelectronics package may include a substrate, a first die, a gasket, and a thermal interface. The first die may be connected to the substrate. The gasket may be connected to the substrate and may encircle the first die to form a space between the first die and the gasket. The thermal interface material may be located within the space formed by the first die and the gasket.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Bijoyraj Sahu, Thomas A. Boyd, Jeffory L. Smalley
  • Patent number: 10400213
    Abstract: This disclosure relates to cell sorting methods, and particularly cell sorting methods that improve the efficiency or productivity of sorting in a particle sorting instrument utilizing a measured parameter of sorting efficiency. In one embodiment, minimum productivity and minimum purity may be established and maintained while attempting to maximize the sorting efficiency. While in another embodiment, a minimum sorting efficiency and a minimum purity may be established and maintained while attempting to maximize the productivity of a sort.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: Inguran, LLC
    Inventors: Kenneth Michael Evans, Thomas Boyd Gilligan, Johnathan Charles Sharpe, Juan Moreno, Ramakrishnan Vishwanath
  • Patent number: 10376584
    Abstract: Stable pharmaceutical compositions useful for administering methylnaltrexone are described, as are methods for making the same. Kits, including these pharmaceutical compositions, also are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Inventors: Suketu P. Sanghvi, Thomas A. Boyd
  • Patent number: 10360614
    Abstract: Technology is described for providing assessments of resource deployments in a computing service environment. A group of related resources may be identified in a computing service environment. The group of related resources may be associated with a single customer. A rating for the group of related resources may be determined based in part on design characteristics of the group of related resources and runtime behavior of the group of related resources. A resource configuration recommendation may be provided based on the rating. The resource configuration recommendation may include alternative resource configurations to improve the rating for the group of related resources.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Erin Nicole Rifkin, Philip Fitzsimons, Michael Lee Garza, Paul Horvath, Thomas Boyd Johnston, Johnathon Paul Anthony Meichtry, Attila Narin, Paul Nau, Lawrence Mark Pizette, Max Moon Ramsay, David Arthur Stanford, Jr., Saurabh Dwivedi
  • Publication number: 20190223324
    Abstract: Systems, apparatuses, methods, and computer-readable media are presented for managing an apparatus for thermal energy management including a first container. The first container includes a first cavity, and is configured to hold a first liquid coolant within the first cavity to at least partially surround a second container. The second container includes a second cavity configured to hold one or more heat sources, and a second liquid coolant to at least partially surround the one or more heat sources. The second container is sealed to separate the first liquid coolant from the second liquid coolant. Other embodiments may be described and/or claimed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2019
    Publication date: July 18, 2019
    Inventors: Minh Le, Thomas Boyd, Bijoyraj Sahu, Evan Chenelly, Christopher Wade Ackerman, Carlos Alvizo Flores, Craig Jahne
  • Publication number: 20190216286
    Abstract: A floor treatment device may include a body portion comprising one or more pumps, one or more spray outlets, and one or more reservoir receptacles configured to receive one or more reservoirs. The one or more pumps are operable to be activated and direct liquids to the spray outlets. The device may include swappable heads, each comprising a body connector configured to mate with a head connector of the body portion. In an embodiment, the head connector may include a sensor system and a controller communicatively connected to the sensor system. When one of swappable heads is connected to the body portion, the sensor system is configured to detect the identity of the swappable heads connected, and the controller is configured to selectively activate, based on the identity of the swappable heads, at least one of the one or more pumps.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2019
    Publication date: July 18, 2019
    Inventors: Paul GRANDSTRAND, Alan WEEKS, Jason Boyd THORNE, Thomas David Reid FORD, Claudia Joann RICHARDSON
  • Publication number: 20190204209
    Abstract: A fluid handling and delivery system useful in generating a fluid stream in the flow path of microfluidic device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2019
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Applicant: XY, LLC
    Inventors: Edwin Dean Neas, Jerald Edward Kuiken, John Louis Schenk, Thomas Boyd Gilligan
  • Patent number: 10337690
    Abstract: Lamp module cooling system 10 contains vehicle solid-state light source 12 coupled to an extruded first heat sink 2 and an extruded second heat sink 20 in thermal communication with one another and with fluid flow directed from fan air outlet 42 of fan 40 over respective heat dissipation first and second ribs 8, 28 to direct warmed air through existing apertures 115 in headlamp bezel 110 aligned with headlamp optics 130 to defog or de-ice headlamp cover 100. Housing cover 30 and cover 32 define air flow path 50, 52, 54 improving warm air guidance and efficient spatial packaging of lightweight lamp module cooling system 10.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: OSRAM SYLVANIA Inc.
    Inventors: Thomas Tessnow, Ronald Boyd, Jr., Michael Tucker
  • Publication number: 20190191860
    Abstract: A fluid delivery apparatus including a reservoir containing at least one fluid. A capillary channel extends from the reservoir to deliver the fluids stored in the reservoir through one or more fluid outlets via capillary action. In one embodiment, an applicator formed of a capillary material is located within the outlet. A variety of fluids can be administered for therapeutic, hygienic, and/or other benefits. In one aspect, the apparatus includes a housing defining a reservoir; at least one fluid stored in the reservoir; and a capillary channel in fluid coupling with the at least one fluid, the capillary channel including a first capillary member and a second capillary member that circumferentially surrounds the first capillary member such that the first and second capillary members are concentric.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2019
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Eduardo JIMENEZ, Michael ROONEY, Robert MOSKOVICH, Thomas BOYD, Sharon KENNEDY, Madhusudan PATEL, John GATZEMEYER, Alan SORRENTINO
  • Publication number: 20190172295
    Abstract: A system and method of vending product items may include storing product items within a product storage area. A product item may be released from the product storage area. The product item may be hoisted over at least a portion of the product storage area. The hoisted product item may be presented to a user. In one embodiment, the product storage area may be positioned within a vending machine, and the vending machine may be mobile. The vending machine may also be self-propelled. In an embodiment, the vending machine may be moved via a controller being used by an operator. Alternatively, the vending machine may be moved autonomously.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 2, 2017
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Inventors: Clayton Burnett, Lee Alan Hawkins, John Boyd, Thomas G. North, Chih-Shang Fu
  • Patent number: 10258546
    Abstract: Described herein are tooth whitening strips comprising a hydratable adhesive film with a first side and a second side, the first side having a granular bleaching ingredient attached thereto in an amount effective to whiten teeth, together with methods of making and using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Thomas Boyd, Guofeng Xu, Richard Adams, Robert Pierce, Steven Miller, David Viscio
  • Patent number: 10238203
    Abstract: A fluid delivery apparatus including a reservoir containing at least one fluid. A capillary channel extends from the reservoir to deliver the fluids stored in the reservoir through one or more fluid outlets via capillary action. In one embodiment, an applicator formed of a capillary material is located within the outlet. A variety of fluids can be administered for therapeutic, hygienic, and/or other benefits. In one aspect, the apparatus includes a housing defining a reservoir; at least one fluid stored in the reservoir; and a capillary channel in fluid coupling with the at least one fluid, the capillary channel including a first capillary member and a second capillary member that circumferentially surrounds the first capillary member such that the first and second capillary members are concentric.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Eduardo Jimenez, Michael Rooney, Robert Moskovich, Thomas Boyd, Sharon Kennedy, Madhusudan Patel, John Gatzemeyer, Alan Sorrentino
  • Patent number: 10211120
    Abstract: A rework grid array interposer with direct power is described. The interposer has a foundation layer mountable between a motherboard and a package. A heater is embedded in the foundation layer to provide local heat to reflow solder to enable at least one of attachment or detachment of the package. A connector is mounted on the foundation layer and coupled to the heater and to the package to provide a connection path directly with the power supply and not via the motherboard. One type of interposer interfaces with a package having a solderable extension. Another interposer has a plurality of heater zones embedded in the foundation layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Russell S. Aoki, Jonathan W. Thibado, Jeffory L. Smalley, David J. Llapitan, Thomas A. Boyd, Harvey R. Kofstad, Dimitrios Ziakas, Hongfei Yan