Patents by Inventor William K. Harris

William K. Harris 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: 20190205001
    Abstract: An interactive control unit is disclosed. The interactive control unit includes an interactive touchscreen display, an interface configured to couple the control unit to a surgical hub, a processor, and a memory coupled to the processor. The memory stores instructions executable by the processor to receive input commands from the interactive touchscreen display located inside a sterile field and transmit the input commands to the surgical hub to control devices coupled to the surgical hub located outside the sterile field.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2018
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Inventors: Jeffrey D. Messerly, Peter K. Shires, Monica L. Rivard, Cory G. Kimball, David C. Yates, Jeffrey L. Aldridge, Daniel W. Price, William B. Weisenburgh, II, Jason L. Harris, Frederick E. Shelton, IV, Jerome R. Morgan
  • Patent number: 5227970
    Abstract: A mailing list for an associated group of individuals, such as graduates of a college, is updated by requesting information on lost individuals from individuals with known addresses. Results are optimized by automated compiling of customized listings of lost individuals based on analysis of commonality of personal data items (such as class year and membership) between lost individuals and individuals with known addresses. Responses from recipients of the customized listings are used to update mailing list addresses.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 1990
    Date of Patent: July 13, 1993
    Assignee: Bernard C. Harris Publishing
    Inventor: William K. Harris