Patents by Inventor Todd A. Shane

Todd A. Shane 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: 11372874
    Abstract: Systems and methods for displaying estimated relevance indicators for result sets of documents and for displaying query visualizations are disclosed. A method includes receiving a search query including a plurality of query terms. The method further includes searching a database using the search query to identify the result set of documents and calculating an estimated relevance score for the result set of documents. The estimated relevance score is indicative of a degree to which the result set of documents are relevant to the search query. The method further includes providing for display the estimated relevance indicator based on the estimated relevance score. The estimated relevance indicator provides a visual indication of the degree to which the result set of documents are relevant to the search query. Query visualizations including a plurality of nodes and a plurality of connectors are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: RELX INC.
    Inventors: Richard D. Miller, Jacob Aaron Myers, Travis Shane Ritchie, Todd J. Frascone
  • Patent number: 6711871
    Abstract: A wall panel assembly comprising a curved, upwardly opening channel and a support member having a downwardly extending insert portion. The insert portion is inserted into the channel. A component is attached to the support member. In a preferred embodiment, a rail member comprises the channel and is removeably attached to a wall panel frame. In another aspect, the wall panel further includes at least a second channel and a second support member engaged with the second channel. The second support member being further attached to the component. In a preferred embodiment, one or both of the second support members include a rotatable cam member that releasably engages the component. A method is also provided for configuring a wall panel with an off-module component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2001
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2004
    Assignee: Herman Miller, Inc.
    Inventors: Jean M. Beirise, Kevin L. McClintock, Todd A. Shane
  • Publication number: 20010039774
    Abstract: A wall panel assembly comprising a curved, upwardly opening channel and a support member having a downwardly extending insert portion. The insert portion is inserted into the channel. A component is attached to the support member. In a preferred embodiment, a rail member comprises the channel and is removeably attached to a wall panel frame. In another aspect, the wall panel further includes at least a second channel and a second support member engaged with the second channel. The second support member being further attached to the component. In a preferred embodiment, one or both of the second support members include a rotatable cam member that releasably engages the component. A method is also provided for configuring a wall panel with an off-module component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2001
    Publication date: November 15, 2001
    Inventors: Jean M. Beirise, Kevin L. McClintock, Todd A. Shane