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Recent patents in New Hampshire



Sunday, March 18, 2018

The following federal patents were assigned to companies or individuals in in New Hampshire recently.

Parallel Wireless Assigned Patent for Enhanced Mobile Base Station

Parallel Wireless, Nashua, New Hampshire, has been assigned a patent (9,913,095) developed by four co-inventors for an "enhanced mobile base station." The co-inventors are Murali Talluri, Shirley, Massachusetts, Kaitki Agarwal, Westford, Massachusetts, Rajesh Kumar Mishra, Westford, Massachusetts, and Sumit Garg, Hudson, New Hampshire. The abstract states: "Systems and methods for an in-vehicle base station are described. In one embodiment, a mobile base station is disclosed comprising a first access radio for providing an access network inside and outside a vehicle, a second backhaul radio for providing a backhaul connection to a macro cell, and a global positioning system (GPS) module for determining a location of the mobile base station, and for transmitting the location of the mobile base station to a core network, wherein a transmit power of the first access radio is configured to increase or decrease based on a speed of the vehicle."\nThe patent application was filed on Nov. 19, 2015 (14/946,749). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=99,13,095.PN.&OS=PN/99,13,095&RS=PN/99,13,095\n

 

Netshield Assigned Patent for Securing Data Gathering Devices

Netshield, Nashua, New Hampshire, has been assigned a patent (9,911,006) developed by three co-inventors for "securing data gathering devices of a personal computing device while performing sensitive data gathering activities to prevent the misappropriation of personal user data gathered therewith." The co-inventors are Gary S. Miliefsky, Nashua, New Hampshire, Ken Lichtenberger, Nashua, New Hampshire, and Christopher P. Gauthier, Nashua, New Hampshire. The abstract states: "A functional library can secure data gathering devices of a personal computing device on behalf of a secure application program to provide a more secure computing session during which sensitive data gathering activities are performed using any of those data gathering devices. The functional library, when incorporated within a personal computing device, creates a secure personal computing device on which to execute application programs such as mobile banking applications. The secure functional library acquires exclusive access to one or more of a predetermined plurality of the data gathering devices on behalf of a calling secure software application. Exclusive access is achieved by gaining access to each of the predetermined set and then locking that access throughout either the entire computing session, or at least until the execution of sensitive data gathering activities being performed during that computing session have been completed. The data gathering devices to be included in the predetermined set can be those that are deemed particularly vulnerable to exploitation in view of the types of sensitive data gathering activities to be conducted, or simply all of them for maximum security. The predetermined set can be defined and set for a particular application, or they can be defined more generally within the context of specific sensitive tasks or activities to be conducted."\nThe patent application was filed on Dec. 7, 2015 (14/960,780). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=99,11,006.PN.&OS=PN/99,11,006&RS=PN/99,11,006\n

Ontos Equipment Systems Assigned Patent for Epitaxial Growth

Ontos Equipment Systems, Chester, New Hampshire, has been assigned a patent (9,909,232) developed by Eric Frank Schulte, Santa Barbara, California, for "epitaxial growth using atmospheric plasma preparation steps." The abstract states: "After CMP and before an epitaxial growth step, the substrate is prepared by an atmospheric plasma which includes not only a reducing chemistry, but also metastable states of a chemically inert carrier gas. This removes residues, oxides, and/or contaminants. Optionally, nitrogen passivation is also performed under atmospheric conditions, to passivate the substrate surface for later epitaxial growth." \nThe patent application was filed on Aug. 17, 2016 (15/239,820). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=99,09,232.PN.&OS=PN/99,09,232&RS=PN/99,09,232\n

Hypertherm Assigned Patent for Plasma Cutting System

Hypertherm, Hanover, New Hampshire, has been assigned a patent (9,908,195) developed by nine co-inventors for a "plasma cutting system with efficient components." The co-inventors are Jesse A. Roberts, Cornish, New Hampshire, Shreyansh Patel, Lebanon, New Hampshire, Stephen T. Eickhoff, Hanover, New Hampshire, Justin Gullotta, Brownsville, Vermont, Qinghua Liu, Etna, New Hampshire, Dennis M. Borowy, Hanover, New Hampshire, Zheng Duan, Hanover, New Hampshire, Ashok V. Retnaswamy, Humble, Texas, and Sung Je Kim, Santa Clara, California. The abstract states: "A plasma cutting system is provided. The system includes a power source configured to generate a plasma arc, and a plasma arc torch connected to the power source for delivering the plasma arc to a workpiece. The plasma arc torch defines a multi-function fluid flow path for sustaining the plasma arc and cooling the plasma arc torch such that the plasma cutting system has a power-to-gas flow ratio of at least 2 kilowatts per cubic feet per minute (KW/cfm). The power-to-gas flow ratio comprises a ratio of power of the generated plasma arc to a total gas flow supplied to the plasma arc torch."\nThe patent application was filed on Jan. 30, 2015 (14/610,135). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=99,08,195.PN.&OS=PN/99,08,195&RS=PN/99,08,195\n

DEKA Products Assigned Patent for Infusion Pump Assembly

DEKA Products, Manchester, New Hampshire, has been assigned a patent (9,907,943) developed by 11 co-inventors for an infusion pump assembly. The co-inventors are Kevin L. Grant, Litchfield, New Hampshire, Jason A. Demers, Manchester, New Hampshire, Brian D. Tracey, Litchfield, New Hampshire, Dean Kamen, Bedford, New Hampshire, Richard J. Lanigan, Concord, New Hampshire, Gregory R. Lanier Jr., Merrimack, New Hampshire, Bright C.K. Foo, Hollis, New Hampshire, Lisa A. Panneton, Manchester, New Hampshire, Thomas F. Soldau, Bedford, New Hampshire, Stephen L. Fichera, Salem, New Hampshire, and David D.B. Cannan, Manchester, New Hampshire. The abstract states: "An infusion pump system. The system includes a reusable housing assembly, a disposable housing assembly, a tab portion comprising a female latching feature, and an exit, the exit connected to a reservoir, and a fluid connector including a body portion including a slot, a plug portion slidably connected to the body portion, the plug portion including a fluid path and a disc, the disc configured to seat within the slot, a catch feature located on a first end of the body portion and configured to interact with the disposable housing assembly, a male latching feature located on a second end of the body portion, the male latching feature configured to interact and lock onto the female latching feature, wherein force applied to the plug portion may overcome a threshold force and unseat the disc from the slot wherein the plug portion moves with respect to the body portion."\nThe patent application was filed on July 3, 2014 (14/323,571). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=99,07,943.PN.&OS=PN/99,07,943&RS=PN/99,07,943\n

 

DEKA Products Assigned Patent for Patch-Sized Fluid Delivery Systems

DEKA Products, Manchester, New Hampshire, has been assigned a patent (9,907,903) developed by two co-inventors for "patch-sized fluid delivery systems and methods." The co-inventors are Larry B. Gray, Merrimack, New Hampshire, and Eric Yeaton, Epsom, New Hampshire. The abstract states: "A patch-sized fluid delivery device may include a reusable portion and a disposable portion. The disposable portion may include components that come into contact with the fluid, while the reusable portion may include only components that do not come into contact with the fluid. Redundant systems, such as redundant controllers, power sources, motor actuators, and alarms, may be provided. Alternatively or additionally, certain components can be multi-functional, such a microphones and loudspeakers that may be used for both acoustic volume sensing and for other functions and a coil that may be used as both an inductive coupler for a battery recharger and an antenna for a wireless transceiver. Various types of network interfaces may be provided in order to allow for remote control and monitoring of the device."\nThe patent application was filed on March 28, 2016 (15/082,535). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=99,07,903.PN.&OS=PN/99,07,903&RS=PN/99,07,903\n

 

AgaMatrix Assigned Patent for Implantable Electrochemical Biosensor System

AgaMatrix, Salem, New Hampshire, has been assigned a patent (9,907,501) developed by two co-inventors for an "implantable electrochemical biosensor system and method." The co-inventors are Sridhar Iyengar, Salem, New Hampshire, and Ian Harding, Wells, United Kingdom. The abstract states: "Correction for initial variation in thickness of a polymer layer and for changes in the coating thickness that occur after implantation of a biosensor and therefore provides substantial increase in the accuracy and lifetime of implantable sensors is done using a factor derived from the decay of potential."\nThe patent application was filed on March 14, 2016 (15/069,071). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=99,07,501.PN.&OS=PN/99,07,501&RS=PN/99,07,501\n

AgaMatrix Assigned Patent for Implantable Electrochemical Biosensor System

AgaMatrix, Salem, New Hampshire, has been assigned a patent (9,907,499) developed by two co-inventors for an "implantable electrochemical biosensor system and method." The co-inventors are Sridhar Iyengar, Salem, New Hampshire, and Ian Harding, Wells, United Kingdom. The abstract states: "Correction for initial variation in thickness of a polymer layer and for changes in the coating thickness that occur after implantation of a biosensor and therefore provides substantial increase in the accuracy and lifetime of implantable sensors is done using a factor derived from the decay of potential."\nThe patent application was filed on Sept. 15, 2010 (12/882,761). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=99,07,499.PN.&OS=PN/99,07,499&RS=PN/99,07,499\n

Vypin Assigned Patent for Wireless Medication Compliance Sensing Device

Vypin, Alpharetta, Georgia, has been assigned a patent (9,904,885) developed by Robert W. Sengstaken Jr., Hollis, New Hampshire, for "wireless medication compliance sensing device, system, and related methods." The abstract states: "A system and related methods for wireless medication compliance sensing is provided. The system includes a housing having a plurality of medication compartments. A breakable substrate is positioned on at least one side of the housing, wherein the breakable substrate covers an opening to the plurality of medication compartments. A sensor array is positioned on the at least one side of the housing. The sensor array has a plurality of resistors, wherein one of the plurality of resistors is positioned across one of the openings of the plurality of medication compartments. A wireless tag is connectable to the sensor array, the wireless tag comprising a transmitter, an accelerometer, and a sensing circuit, wherein the sensing circuit is adapted to scan the sensor array upon activation of the accelerometer, and wherein the transmitter transmits a signal having scanned sensor array data externally from the wireless tag."\nThe patent application was filed on April 15, 2015 (14/686,916). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=99,04,885.PN.&OS=PN/99,04,885&RS=PN/99,04,885\n

Amphenol Assigned Patent for High Density Electrical Interconnection System

Amphenol, Wallingford, Connecticut, has been assigned a patent (9,905,975) developed by seven co-inventors for "very high speed, high density electrical interconnection system with edge to broadside transition." The co-inventors are Marc B. Cartier Jr., Dover, New Hampshire, John Robert Dunham, Windham, New Hampshire, Mark W. Gailus, Concord, Massachusetts, Donald A. Girard Jr., Bedford, New Hampshire, Brian Kirk, Amherst, New Hampshire, David Levine, Amherst, New Hampshire, and Vysakh Sivarajan, Nashua, New Hampshire. The abstract states: "A modular electrical connector with broad-side coupled signal conductors in a right angle intermediate portion and edge coupled end portions. Broadside coupling provides balanced pairs for very high frequency operation, while edge coupling provides a high density interconnection system at low cost. Each module has separately shielded signal conductor pairs. The shielding is shaped to avoid or suppress undesirable propagation modes within an enclosure formed by shielding per module. Lossy material is selectively placed within and outside the shielding per module to likewise avoid or suppress unwanted signal propagation."\nThe patent application was filed on Jan. 22, 2015 (15/113,371). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=9,905,975.PN.&OS=PN/9,905,975&RS=PN/9,905,975\n

United Technologies

United Technologies, Farmington, Connecticut, has been assigned a patent (9,903,216) developed by two co-inventors for a "gas turbine seal assembly and seal support." The co-inventors are Conway Chuong, Manchester, Connecticut, and Matthew Budnick, Hudson, New Hampshire. The abstract states: "A gas turbine engine assembly includes a second module connected axially to a first module along a joint, and an annular cavity defined between the first module and the second module. The seal assembly is disposed proximate the cavity, and includes a seal support ring, a first finger seal, and a second finger seal. The support ring has a backing portion secured to a radial wall of to the first module, and a first seal land extending axially into the cavity away from the first module. The first finger seal has a free end adapted to contact an inner side of the first seal land. The second finger seal is adapted to seal a radially outer portion of the annular cavity."\nThe patent application was filed on Dec. 23, 2013 (14/655,640). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=9,903,216.PN.&OS=PN/9,903,216&RS=PN/9,903,216\n

Symmetry Medical Manufacturing

Symmetry Medical Manufacturing, Warsaw, Indiana, has been assigned a patent (9,901,654) developed by two co-inventors for a "modular medical instrument sterilization container and related methods." The co-inventors are Robert Cushion, Manchester, New Hampshire, and George P. Hannafin, Hudson, New Hampshire. The abstract states: "A modular medical instrument sterilization container and related methods are disclosed. The container includes a base and a plurality of sidewalls, each being substantially planar and having a consistently repeated cross-section. A plurality of corner posts having a uniform, consistent cross-section is connected between the plurality of sidewalls. A plurality of bottom edge rails having a uniform, consistent cross-section is connected between a sidewall and the base. A plurality of top edge rails having a uniform, consistent cross-section is connected to the sidewall. A plurality of junction connectors are connected between one of the plurality of corner posts and at least one of: two of the bottom edge rails and two of the top edge rails."\nThe patent application was filed on Dec. 6, 2013 (14/098,899). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=9,901,654.PN.&OS=PN/9,901,654&RS=PN/9,901,654\n