Mechanical properties testing device and method, patent No. 8,132,466, invented by Leila Ladani of Logan, assigned to Utah State University of North Logan.
Ocean thermal buoyancy and propulsion system, patent No. 8,132,525, invented by Matthew Herbek of Gainesville, Va., Robert Dietzen of Bealeton, Va., Braden Powell of Lindon, Sean Day of Oak Hill, Va., Kenneth Blanchette of North Smithfield, R.I., Matthew Gries of Houston, Texas, Matthew B. Ascari of Manassas, Va., John W. Rapp of Manassas, Va., and Robert J. Howard of Clifton, Va., assigned to Lockheed Martin Corporation of Bethesda, Md.
Recreational vehicle cover, patent No. 8,132,839, invented by Val Penman of Santa Clara.
Dust shroud with access hatch retention mechanism, patent No. 8,133,094, invented by Michael Loveless of Price, Spencer Loveless of Price, and Ryan Anderson of Chicago, Ill., assigned to Dust Collection Products, LLC of Price.
System and method for recording and displaying a graphical path in a video game, patent No. 8,133,115, invented by Scott Campbell of Bountiful, assigned to Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC of Foster City, Calif.
Estrus detection device, patent No. 8,133,188, invented by Ira Steven Hatch of Bountiful.
Bone alignment implant and method of use, patent No. 8,133,230, invented by Peter M. Stevens of Salt Lake City, and Daniel F. Justin of Logan, assigned to Peter M. Stevens of Salt Lake City.
Hip prosthesis with monoblock ceramic acetabular cup, patent No. 8,133,284, invented by K. Scott Ely of Austin, Texas, Ashok C. Khandkar of Salt Lake City, Ramaswamy Lakshminarayanan of Salt Lake City, and Aaron A. Hofmann of Salt Lake City, assigned to Amedica Corporation of Salt Lake City.
System and method for change management and transaction versioning, patent No. 8,135,633, invented by Lynn D. LeBaron of Highland, and Jeffrey R. Mendonca of Cupertino, Calif., assigned to Intuit Inc. of Mountain View, Calif.
Creation of segmentation definitions, patent No. 8,135,722, invented by Christopher Reid Error of Orem, and Brett Michael Error of Orem, assigned to Adobe Systems Incorporated of San Jose, Calif.
Systems and methods for staged deployment of software, patent No. 8,135,775, invented by Devin D. Anderson of South Jordan, and Paul B. Hillyard of Lindon, assigned to Crimson Corporation of Shannon, Ireland.
System and methods for applying social computing paradigm to software installation and configuration, patent No. 8,136,090, invented by Gregory J. Boss of American Fork, Rick A. Hamilton, II of Charlottesville, Va., Brian M. O'Connell of Cary, N.C., John R. Pavesi of Cedar Park, Texas, and Keith R. Walker of Austin, Texas, assigned to International Business Machines Corporation of Armonk, N.Y.
Everett Robinson, who is an attorney registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, compiles this list weekly for The Salt Lake Tribune. Robinson can be reached at 801-649-5858. For more patents, see the Money page at sltrib.com, go to Sections on left-hand side and click Patents.