Patents by Inventor Todd Pelman

Todd Pelman 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: 20220023094
    Abstract: Devices, systems, and methods herein relate to cooling a head of a patient. These systems and methods may comprise a cooling cap assembly comprising a heat exchanger configured to be wrapped around a head of a patient and a compression assembly releasably coupled to the heat exchanger. The compression assembly may comprise an enclosure and an inflatable member coupled to an internal surface of the enclosure. When coupled, the inflatable member may be positioned between the enclosure and the heat exchanger. The heat exchanger may be separate from and moveable relative to the inflatable member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 6, 2021
    Publication date: January 27, 2022
    Inventors: Kathleen DILLIGAN, Jeffrey WEINTRAUB, Todd PELMAN, Robert HJ MIROS, Samuel Michael LOPEZ, Ian Edward HUGHES, Ricardo SALINAS
  • Patent number: 11160335
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a collar attachment comprising a disk having a first collar band loop integrally formed with the disk along a first arcuate perimeter portion of the disk and a second collar band loop integrally formed with the disk along a second arcuate perimeter portion of the disk that is opposite the first arcuate perimeter portion of the disk; a keyhole in the disk; friction attachment means formed in an underside of the disk and configured to receive at least a first tab of an attached device and to snugly hold the first tab against the underside of the disk after rotation of the attached device in the keyhole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: Mars, Incorporated
    Inventors: Steven Eidelman, David Isbister, Todd Pelman, Stephen Senatore, Gadi Amit, Inbal Etgar, Solene Bourgeois
  • Patent number: 11141309
    Abstract: Devices, systems, and methods herein relate to cooling a head of a patient. These systems and methods may comprise a cooling cap assembly comprising a heat exchanger configured to be wrapped around a head of a patient and a compression assembly releasably coupled to the heat exchanger. The compression assembly may comprise an enclosure and an inflatable member coupled to an internal surface of the enclosure. When coupled, the inflatable member may be positioned between the enclosure and the heat exchanger. The heat exchanger may be separate from and moveable relative to the inflatable member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2021
    Inventors: Kathleen Dilligan, Jeffrey Weintraub, Todd Pelman, Robert H J Miros, Samuel Michael Lopez, Ian Edward Hughes, Ricardo Salinas
  • Patent number: 11090883
    Abstract: A preform-charge fixture creates a preform charge, which is a partially consolidated assemblage of preforms that can be efficiently transferred to a mold to create a finished part in a molding process, such as compression molding. In the illustrative embodiment, the preform-charge fixture includes peripheral cleats that are movable towards a central cleat to create a small gap therebetween that receives and constrains preforms in a desired position. The fixture also includes clamps, which are operable to engage an uppermost layer of preforms in the gap and apply a slight amount of downward pressure thereto to assure that the preforms are properly seated. The fixture also accommodates an energy source that heats the preforms so that, in conjunction with downforce applied by the clamps and/or gravity, the preforms can be tacked together, forming the preform charge.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2021
    Inventors: Todd Pelman, Kameron Butler, Adam Hansel, Erick Davidson, Riley Reese, Ethan Escowitz, Cory Bloome, Alexander Darrow, Ryan Satcher, J. Scott Perkins
  • Publication number: 20210114316
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for the continuous fabrication of fiber-bundle-based and composite-tape based preforms and preform charges includes a mandrel about which a constituent material, which is maintained under tension, is wound. The tension is insufficient to fully consolidate the wound material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2020
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Inventors: Todd PELMAN, Christopher BENDER, Dylan HARPER, Cory BLOOME, Ethan ESCOWITZ, J. Scott PERKINS, Erick DAVIDSON, Kameron BUTLER
  • Publication number: 20210086402
    Abstract: Non-standard, resin-infused fiber bundle includes localized regions of fibers having a sub-nominal amount of polymer resin positioned along its length. These regions function as “bending regions,” where the non-standard resin-infused fiber bundle can be readily deformed by virtue of the reduced amount of resin. The bending regions segregate the non-standard resin-infused fiber bundle into what is, effectively, discrete (smaller) segments of (standard) resin-infused fiber bundle. The ability to easily manipulate the non-standard, resin-infused fiber bundle via the bending regions is useful for creating fiber-bundle-based preforms, and preform charges (assemblages of fiber-bundle-based preforms).
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2020
    Publication date: March 25, 2021
    Inventors: Todd PELMAN, Dylan HARPER, Christopher BENDER, Riley REESE, J. Scott PERKINS
  • Publication number: 20200375793
    Abstract: Devices, systems, and methods herein relate to cooling a head of a patient. These systems and methods may comprise a cooling cap assembly comprising a heat exchanger configured to be wrapped around a head of a patient and a compression assembly releasably coupled to the heat exchanger. The compression assembly may comprise an enclosure and an inflatable member coupled to an internal surface of the enclosure. When coupled, the inflatable member may be positioned between the enclosure and the heat exchanger. The heat exchanger may be separate from and moveable relative to the inflatable member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 3, 2020
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Inventors: Kathleen DILLIGAN, Jeffrey WEINTRAUB, Todd PELMAN, Robert HJ MIROS, Samuel Michael LOPEZ, Ian Edward HUGHES, Ricardo SALINAS
  • Publication number: 20200361122
    Abstract: A preform-charge fixture creates a preform charge, which is a partially consolidated assemblage of preforms that can be efficiently transferred to a mold to create a finished part in a molding process, such as compression molding. In the illustrative embodiment, the preform-charge fixture includes peripheral cleats that are movable towards a central cleat to create a small gap therebetween that receives and constrains preforms in a desired position. The fixture also includes clamps, which are operable to engage an uppermost layer of preforms in the gap and apply a slight amount of downward pressure thereto to assure that the preforms are properly seated. The fixture also accommodates an energy source that heats the preforms so that, in conjunction with downforce applied by the clamps and/or gravity, the preforms can be tacked together, forming the preform charge.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 18, 2020
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Inventors: Todd PELMAN, Kameron BUTLER, Adam HANSEL, Erick DAVIDSON, Riley REESE, Ethan ESCOWITZ, Cory BLOOME, Alexander DARROW, Ryan SATCHER, J. Scott PERKINS
  • Publication number: 20200000183
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a collar attachment comprising a disk having a first collar band loop integrally formed with the disk along a first arcuate perimeter portion of the disk and a second collar band loop integrally formed with the disk along a second arcuate perimeter portion of the disk that is opposite the first arcuate perimeter portion of the disk; a keyhole in the disk; friction attachment means formed in an underside of the disk and configured to receive at least a first tab of an attached device and to snugly hold the first tab against the underside of the disk after rotation of the attached device in the keyhole.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2019
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Applicant: Mars, Incorporated
    Inventors: Steven Eidelman, David Isbister, Todd Pelman, Stephen Senatore, Gadi Amit, Inbal Etgar, Solene Bourgeois
  • Patent number: 10420401
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a collar attachment comprising a disk having a first collar band loop integrally formed with the disk along a first arcuate perimeter portion of the disk and a second collar band loop integrally formed with the disk along a second arcuate perimeter portion of the disk that is opposite the first arcuate perimeter portion of the disk; a keyhole in the disk; friction attachment means formed in an underside of the disk and configured to receive at least a first tab of an attached device and to snugly hold the first tab against the underside of the disk after rotation of the attached device in the keyhole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: MARS, INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Steven Eidelman, David Isbister, Todd Pelman, Stephen Senatore, Gadi Amit, Inbal Etgar, Solene Bourgeois
  • Publication number: 20180034408
    Abstract: An edge protection member for positioning in a waterbody adjacent to a plurality of photovoltaic (“PV”) modules of a PV array that floats on the waterbody to protect the PV array from external forces includes a surface barrier. The surface barrier blocks flotsam on a water surface of the waterbody from floating into the PV array.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2016
    Publication date: February 1, 2018
    Inventors: Dominico Julian, Philipp H. Schmaelzle, Todd A. Pelman, Thomas P. Hunt, Robert Baikie, Mark Greise
  • Patent number: 9831365
    Abstract: A novel PV module carrier and methods of use provide protection for PV modules during transportation, field handling, and assembly with racking systems. The carrier contains elements of a racking system to allow for quicker installation in the field. The PV module carrier reduces manufacturing costs by eliminating the need for frame elements, while reducing field installation time and labor cost for system installation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2017
    Assignee: Sunlink Corp.
    Inventors: Todd Pelman, Martin N. Seery, Jeff Hartnett
  • Publication number: 20170310272
    Abstract: A floating solar power generation system includes a photovoltaic (“PV”) array. The PV array includes a plurality of PV modules mechanically bound together. Each of the PV modules includes solar cells for generating solar power that are embedded within a laminated structure which is compliant to folding or bending in response to wave action on a surface of a waterbody. The laminated structure of each of the PV modules floats in or on the waterbody in intimate contact with the waterbody to cool the solar cells.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 25, 2016
    Publication date: October 26, 2017
    Inventors: Dominico Julian, Philipp H. Schmaelzle, Leo F. Casey, Mark Greise, Robert Baikie, Thomas P. Hunt, Todd A. Pelman, Garrison J. Buchanan, Raphael J. Feldman, William J. Shields, Justin S. Hyde
  • Publication number: 20170279002
    Abstract: Methods for fabricating a photovoltaic (“PV”) macro-module for solar power generation are described. The methods form a PV macro-module that includes solar cells embedded into a laminated support structure. The PV macro-module is compliant to folding or rolling.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2016
    Publication date: September 28, 2017
    Inventors: Dominico Julian, Philipp H. Schmaelzle, Leo F. Casey, Thomas P. Hunt, Todd A. Pelman, Scott W. Aldous, Garrison J. Buchanan, Raphael J. Feldman, William J. Shields, Justin S. Hyde, Duncan W. Harwood
  • Publication number: 20170279402
    Abstract: A photovoltaic (“PV”) macro-module for solar power generation includes a plurality of solar cell strings disposed within a laminated support structure. The solar cell strings generate solar power in response to light incident upon a frontside of the solar cell strings. Each of the solar cell strings includes a plurality of solar cells electrically connected in series. The laminated support includes a substrate layer to provide physical environmental protection to a back side of the solar cell strings, a backside encapsulant layer disposed between the substrate layer and the solar cell strings, and a frontside encapsulant layer. The backside encapsulant layer conforms to and molds around the back side of the solar cell strings while the frontside encapsulant layer conforms to and molds around the frontside of the solar cell strings. The laminated support structure is compliant to rolling or folding.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2016
    Publication date: September 28, 2017
    Inventors: Philipp H. Schmaelzle, Dominico Julian, Leo F. Casey, Thomas P. Hunt, Todd A. Pelman, Scott W. Aldous, Garrison J. Buchanan, Raphael J. Feldman, William J. Shields, Justin S. Hyde, Duncan W. Harwood
  • Patent number: 9729101
    Abstract: A method of deploying floating photovoltaic (“PV”) modules on water includes attaching first and second sections of a tensioning frame between a first group of mooring buoys. In a first embodiment, the first and second sections are adjoining sections attached to a common one of the mooring buoys and a plurality of PV modules are unrolled from positions adjacent to the first section of the tensioning frame and the PV modules are extended out from the first section. In a second embodiment, the PV modules are unrolled and extended out between two floating platforms. The PV modules are mechanically attached into a contiguous PV array. Third and fourth sections of the tensioning frame are attached between a second group of the mooring buoys to at least partially surround the PV array with the tensioning frame. Tension on the tensioning frame is adjusted to place the PV array under tension.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 8, 2017
    Assignee: X Development LLC
    Inventors: Philipp H. Schmaelzle, Dominico Julian, Leo F. Casey, Mark Greise, Robert Baikie, Thomas P. Hunt, Todd A. Pelman, Garrison J. Buchanan, Raphael J. Feldman, William J. Shields, Justin S. Hyde
  • Publication number: 20160207045
    Abstract: The invention relates to systems and methods for marketing and using products such as liquid materials, especially liquid reagents for use in microbiological and cellular biological laboratory settings include the use of unique color and simple numeric or alphanumeric identifiers to quickly and easily identify any product from a catalog list of products. Methods of marketing, advertising and producing such products are also disclosed. Particular embodiments include products, product packaging and product labeling. The invention also relates to collars and sleeves for containers, as well as related methods of use.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 19, 2016
    Publication date: July 21, 2016
    Inventors: Axel UNGER, Nicole BUSCH, Tom HYNEK, Fredrik AIDEHAG, Todd PELMAN, Martin NALEY, Elgin TOEPFER TAYLOR
  • Patent number: D829923
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: Life Technologies Corporation
    Inventors: Axel Unger, Nicole Busch, Tom Hynek, Fredrik Aidehag, Todd Pelman, Martin Naley, Elgin Meike Toepfer Taylor
  • Patent number: D901716
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: LIFE TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Axel Unger, Elgin Meike Toepfer Taylor, Nicole Busch, Tom Hynek, Fredrik Aidehag, Todd Pelman, Martin Naley
  • Patent number: D901717
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: LIFE TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Axel Unger, Elgin Meike Toepfer Taylor, Nicole Busch, Tom Hynek, Fredrik Aidehag, Todd Pelman, Martin Naley