Patents by Inventor Thomas Rank

Thomas Rank 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: 20140255547
    Abstract: A food bar is formed by a homogenizing of cooked grains including intact endosperm and germ combined with a fermented dairy product and then mixed with other ingredients and then formed into a bar form. Direct processing of more complete grains provides cost savings, energy savings, and nutritional advantages, for the finished product along with a more digestible and textures needed for the particular market.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2014
    Publication date: September 11, 2014
    Inventor: Thomas RANK
  • Publication number: 20060173598
    Abstract: A method for triggering restraint devices is described in which various algorithms determine values as a function of at least one sensor signal, which are combined to form a measure, and in which the restraint devices are triggered as a function of the measure influenced by at least one signal from a passenger-compartment sensor system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 6, 2003
    Publication date: August 3, 2006
    Inventors: Maike Moldenhauer, Petar Lesic, Thomas Rank, Marc Theisen, Frank Mack, Morten Trachterna, Thomas Lich, Michael Roelleke, Rainer Bitzer