Patents by Inventor Thomas Kaiser

Thomas Kaiser 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: 20220379708
    Abstract: A motor vehicle battery for a motor vehicle is disclosed. The motor vehicle battery includes a one-piece holder including a plurality of holding portions connected to one another via a bending portion of the holder. The bending portion upon a force introduction at the plurality of holding portions permits a bending of at least one of the plurality of holding portions about a bending axis of the bending portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 25, 2022
    Publication date: December 1, 2022
    Inventors: Thomas Eichinger, Tilman Kaiser, Georg Votteler
  • Patent number: 11512898
    Abstract: A heating device (124) for heating particles to be freeze-dried in a rotary drum (102) of a freeze-dryer (100) is provided, the device comprising at least one radiation emitter (202) for applying radiation heat to the particles, and a tube-shaped separator (204) for separating the particles from the at least one emitter (202), The separator (202) being integrally closed at one end and separating an emitter volume (206) encompassing the at least one emitter (202) from a drum process volume (126) inside the drum (102), wherein the heating device (124) protrudes into the drum process volume (126) such that said integrally closed end of the separator (204) is arranged inside the drum (102) as a free end.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2022
    Assignee: Sanofi Pasteur SA
    Inventors: Thomas Gebhard, Roland Kaiser, Matthias Plitzko, Manfred Struschka, Bernhard Luy
  • Publication number: 20220372767
    Abstract: The invention relates to a decoupling web (1), in particular intended for use for a surface covering structure (2) which can be covered with covering elements, preferably tile coverings, having a carrier web (3) and a multiplicity of nubs (5) projecting from the carrier web plane (4), the carrier web (3) having as material a, preferably thermoplastic, plastic. According to the invention, it is provided that the carrier web (3) comprises as material a copolymer comprising ethylene and vinyl acetate, in particular a copolymer of ethylene and vinyl acetate, preferably ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA), and/or consists thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 18, 2020
    Publication date: November 24, 2022
    Inventors: Uwe KAISER, Birgit STRIEDER, Daniel KARGL, Thomas BACHON
  • Patent number: 11499777
    Abstract: The present invention provides, inter alia, for a liquid feeding device for the generation of droplets, in particular for the use in a process line for the production of freeze-dried particles, with a droplet ejection section for ejecting liquid droplets in an ejection direction, the droplet ejection section comprising at least one inlet port for receiving a liquid to be ejected, a liquid chamber for retaining the liquid, and a nozzle for ejecting the liquid from the liquid chamber to form droplets, wherein the liquid chamber is restricted by a membrane on one side thereof, the membrane being vibratable by an excitation unit, wherein the longitudinal axis of the liquid chamber is tilted relative to the longitudinal axis of the nozzle, and/or the liquid feeding device further comprises a deflection section for separating the droplets from each other by means of at least one gas jet, wherein the deflection section gas jet intersects perpendicular with an ejection path of the liquid ejected from the liquid chamb
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignee: Sanofi Pasteur SA
    Inventors: Thomas Gebhard, Roland Kaiser, Bernhard Luy, Matthias Plitzko, Manfred Struschka, Christian Zerillo
  • Publication number: 20220315894
    Abstract: The present invention provides an in-vitro method of reducing the efficiency of transducing malignant cells of the blood system of a subject that are not derived from T cells with lentiviral vector particles without reducing the efficiency of transducing T cells in a sample comprising T cells and said malignant cells. A combination of compositions comprising a first composition and a second composition is also disclosed, wherein said first composition comprises i) transduced T cells of a subject, wherein said transduced T cells express a CAR comprising an antigen binding domain, wherein the antigen binding domain of said CAR binds specifically to a tag of a tagged polypeptide, and ii) non-transduced malignant cells of the blood system of said subject, and wherein said second composition comprises said tagged polypeptide, wherein said tagged polypeptide binds specifically to an antigen expressed on the surface of said malignant cells.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2020
    Publication date: October 6, 2022
    Applicant: MILTENYI BIOTEC B.V. & CO. KG
    Inventors: Nicole Cordes, Thomas Schaser, Andrew Kaiser
  • Publication number: 20220275647
    Abstract: The invention relates to a construction sheet, in particular sub-roof sheet (1), in particular intended for use as an underlay sheet, preferably formwork sheet, and/or roof seal sheet, and/or facade sheet, with at least one carrier layer (2) designed as fire protection layer and at least one further layer (3), wherein the further layer (3) is designed as a further fire protection layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 14, 2020
    Publication date: September 1, 2022
    Inventors: Thomas BACHON, Uwe KAISER, Norbert KLINGELHAGE, Jochen LIPPS, Ilias MOKANIS, Umut MÜLLER, Henning SAND
  • Publication number: 20220265489
    Abstract: In a particular implementation, an absorbent article includes a chassis having opposing front and rear waist portions and a crotch portion extending longitudinally between the front and rear waist portions. The crotch portion is configured to conform about at least one of a wearer's groin area, perineum, and rear when the chassis is configured in a wearable configuration. The absorbent article also includes an absorbent core extending longitudinally along the crotch portion and including a laminate The laminate is longitudinally folded such that the absorbent core includes a lower layer spanning a portion of a lateral width of the absorbent core. The lower layer includes a first portion and a second portion. The absorbent core also includes a plurality of folded layers of the laminate disposed over the lower layer and configured to define one or more non-overlapping channels.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 13, 2020
    Publication date: August 25, 2022
    Applicant: ATTENDS HEALTHCARE PRODUCTS, INC.
    Inventor: Thomas A. KAISER
  • Publication number: 20220266729
    Abstract: A newborn insert for a child safety seat may include an accommodation region for a child, and an energy-transferring element. The energy-transferring element may include an inherently stable component, and may be arranged laterally at the accommodation region such that the energy-transferring element is positioned at the child's shoulder height when the child is placed in the accommodation region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2022
    Publication date: August 25, 2022
    Inventor: Thomas Kaiser
  • Publication number: 20220253730
    Abstract: The disclosure generally describes methods, software, and systems for providing solution descriptions. A problem description of a problem is received, from a client, at a cloud-based reasoning service. A solution description for a solution to the problem is received. Case metadata for a case defining the problem and solution are generated by the cloud-based reasoning service. The case metadata, including the problem description and solution description, are stored by the cloud-based reasoning service in a cases repository associating solutions with problems. A new problem is received at the cloud-based reasoning service. An automated analysis of the new problem is performed, and a comparison is made of the new problem with existing solutions in the cases repository to identify solutions matching the new problem. A new solution description is provided that is based on a match between the new problem description and the problem description and using the problem solution.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 19, 2022
    Publication date: August 11, 2022
    Inventors: Matthias Kaiser, Vladimir Shapiro, Luisa Andre, Roman Rommel, Max-Samuel Lang, Jochen Steinbach, Kai Richter, Thomas Ryborz
  • Publication number: 20220235930
    Abstract: In order to create a safe and simply designed fire column, the flame of which is fed from a fuel tank, in particular for bioethanol, and is surrounded by an outer casing (4), wherein supply air flows in largely axially in the lower region of the outer casing via a plurality of guide elements (3) and is preferably set in helical rotation to form a swirling flame, according to the invention the outer casing (4) is placed over the guide elements (3). The outer casing (4) is preferably centered in an upright position by outer edges (3a) of the guide elements (3).
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 3, 2019
    Publication date: July 28, 2022
    Inventors: Thomas KAISER, Christian Wassermann
  • Publication number: 20220220504
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method for the generation of genetically modified T cells comprising the steps a) a sample provided comprising T cells, b) preparation of said sample by centrifugation, c) enrichment of the T cells, d) activation of the T cells using modulatory agents, e) genetic modification of the T cells by transduction with lentiviral vector particles, f) removal of said modulatory agents, thereby generating a sample of genetically modified T cells, wherein said method is performed in equal or less than 144 hours, less than 120 hours, less than 96 hours, less than 72 hours, less than 48 hours, or less than 24 hours. In one embodiment of the invention said enrichment of T cells is performed by magnetic cell separation using magnetic particles that are directly or indirectly coupled to antibodies or antigen binding fragments thereof specific for CD4 and/or CD8 wherein said magnetic particles can be removed from the cells after separation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 27, 2020
    Publication date: July 14, 2022
    Inventors: Thomas Schaser, Andrew Kaiser, Mario Assenmacher
  • Publication number: 20220213591
    Abstract: According to the invention, a device is provided for coating substrates having planar or shaped surfaces by means of magnetron sputtering, by means of which device surfaces having any shape, for examples lenses, aspheres or freeform surfaces which have an adjustable layer-thickness profile, can be coated such that a layer function is maintained on the substantially complete surface. A method for coating substrates having planar or shaped surfaces by means of magnetron sputtering is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 9, 2020
    Publication date: July 7, 2022
    Applicant: FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FÖRDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E. V.
    Inventors: Michael VERGÖHL, Andreas PFLUG, Stefan BRUNS, André KAISER, Thomas MELZIG, Tobias ZICKENROTT
  • Publication number: 20220177480
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to compounds for the use of treating neurodegenerative diseases and, in particular, to compounds targeting the Abelson non-tyrosine kinase (c-Abl) protein for such treatment. The neurological disorders and conditions include Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease and the like. It also relates to pharmaceutical compositions and methods of treatment of such neurological disorders involving the c-Abl protein kinase.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2020
    Publication date: June 9, 2022
    Inventors: Thomas Kaiser, Zackery Dentmon, Christopher Dalloul, Dennis Liotta
  • Patent number: 11311146
    Abstract: For a stable, easy-to-handle fire basin for burning wood and similar fuels, consisting of a plurality of segments (1a) which are supported on the ground with feet (2) and towards the top have a plurality of segment surfaces (1b) to form the tub-shaped fire basin (1), the invention proposes that the segment surfaces (1b) of the fire basin (1) also have or form concave depressions or recesses.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Inventors: Thomas Kaiser, Christian Wassermann
  • Patent number: 11273735
    Abstract: The invention relates to a child safety seat adapted to be secured with a safety belt of a vehicle, comprising a seat shell for receiving a child; and a seat base for being placed on a seat of the vehicle. The seat base comprises a base member coupled to the seat shell; a pivoting component connected pivotably to the base member; and an engaging member configured to engage with the safety belt of the vehicle, wherein the engaging member is coupled to the pivoting component such that a movement of the engaging member in a certain direction relative to the base member causes the pivoting component to pivot away from the base member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2022
    Assignee: Britax Römer Kindersicherheit GmbH
    Inventor: Thomas Kaiser
  • Patent number: 11255536
    Abstract: The aim of the invention is to comfortably handle a combustion light, in particular in the form of a wind light, comprising a firing agent, preferably a wax candle, a base (3), and a preferably translucent housing part (2), and a carrier tray (4) for the firing agent. This aim is achieved, according to the invention, in that the carrier tray (4) is mounted on a cardanic suspension (5) about two axes (5b-5b; 5c-5c) in an overhead pivotable manner. The invention further relates to a suspension having a lower part, wherein the cardanic suspension (5) is pivotable about the two pivot axes thereof by more than 90°, in particular by 180°, wherein in said pivot position, the upper housing part (2) is arranged below as a base, and the lower part (3) is then positioned on the top as a covering.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Inventors: Thomas Kaiser, Christian Wassermann
  • Patent number: 11247588
    Abstract: A newborn insert for a child safety seat may include an accommodation region for a child, and an energy-transferring element. The energy-transferring element may include an inherently stable component, and may be arranged laterally at the accommodation region such that the energy-transferring element is positioned at the child's shoulder height when the child is placed in the accommodation region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 15, 2022
    Assignee: BRITAX RÖMER KINDERSICHERHEIT GmbH
    Inventor: Thomas Kaiser
  • Publication number: 20220034447
    Abstract: To create a stable and safe frame, more particularly in the form of a tripod, having a plurality of rod-like legs (2), which are fastened centrally to a connection part (3), wherein the frame (1) can be folded up into a space-saving transportation position, in which the legs are oriented substantially in parallel, and the frame can be folded out into a usage position, in which the legs are crossed, the invention proposes that at least one concavely rounded support surface (5) for providing support over an area of the leg surface is arranged between the legs (2), more particularly that two support surfaces (5, 5?) of this type are provided, which in the usage position are in contact with an area of the respective leg surface opposite one another.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 6, 2019
    Publication date: February 3, 2022
    Inventors: Thomas KAISER, Christian Wassermann
  • Patent number: 11233414
    Abstract: A battery module (5) for a motor vehicle. The battery module (5) includes a battery unit (2), a negative pole (21), a positive pole (22), a switching unit (60), which is connected electrically in series with the battery unit (2) and has at least one controllable switching element, and a management system (30) for controlling the at least one switching element. A hold circuit (40) is provided, which is connected to the management system (30) and to the switching unit (60) in such a way that a control signal from the management system (30) can be transferred through the hold circuit (40) to the switching unit (60), and is designed such that, in an active state of the hold circuit (40), a control signal from the management system (30) to open the at least one switching element can be transferred to the switching unit (60) with a time delay.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 25, 2022
    Assignee: ROBERT BOSCH GMBH
    Inventors: Jochen Weber, Joerg Schneider, Peter Kohn, Sabine Arnold, Thomas Kaiser
  • Publication number: 20210310449
    Abstract: A control flap (1) has a flap body (2) and a circumferential seal (3) capable of sealing upon abutting to a sealing surface (7) of an opening (8). The flap body (2) and the seal (3) are made of elastomers. The seal (3) is joined to the flap body (2) by a pressure plate (4) made of a thermoplastic. The control flap may be made by a method that includes: producing the flap body (2) from a thermoplastic by injection molding; producing the pressure plate (4) from a thermoplastic by injection molding; producing the seal (3) from an elastomer by injection molding; introducing the pressure plate (4) into the undercut (10) of the seal (3); inserting the pressure plate (4) with the seal (3) into the recess (16) of the flap body (2) and bonding the pressure plate (4) and flap body (2).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2021
    Publication date: October 7, 2021
    Inventors: Ralf Buck, Gerald Wedekind, Bodo Waterstraat, Dirk Nagel, Thomas Kaiser