Divided-end artificial limb, patent No. 8,413,313, invented by David Delon Williams of Provo, William G. Pitt of Orem, Peter Austin Jepsen of Provo, Douglas Turley Wright of Provo, Carl Jay Ellingson of Provo and Daniel August Susumu Marler of Atlanta, Ga.
Ball pivot assemblies and systems and methods incorporating the same, patent No. 8,413,398, invented by Charles B. Allred of Bountiful, Brian Hillstrom of Loretto, Minn., Guillaume Martin of Villecresnes, France and Jeremy Porter of Salt Lake City, assigned to 3form Inc. of Salt Lake City.
Probe bar remover, patent No. 8,413,959, invented by Donald S. Bloswick of Salt Lake City, Duane A. Ferkovich of Saratoga Springs, Richard F. Sesek of Salt Lake City and Bruce Campbell of Palatine, Ill., assigned to University of Utah Research Foundation of Salt Lake City.
Shank assembly with a tensioned element, patent No. 8,414,085, invented by David R. Hall of Provo, Scott Dahlgren of Alpine, and Jonathan Marshall of Provo, assigned to Schlumberger Technology Corporation of Houston, Texas.
Miniature pump device and method, patent No. 8,414,535, invented by Stephen C. Jacobsen of Salt Lake City and Shane Olsen of Centerville, assigned to Sterling Investments LC of Salt Lake City.
Modulating agents for antimicrobial coatings, patent No. 8,414,547, invented by Attilio DiFiore of Taylorsville, Phil Ulrich of Bozeman, Mont. and Matt Trebella of Stansbury Park, assigned to C. R. Bard Inc. of Murray Hill, N.J.
Method of treatment with multimode surgical tool, patent No. 8,414,569, invented by Kim Manwaring of Phoenix, Ariz. and David McNally of Salt Lake City, assigned to Domain Surgical Inc. of Salt Lake City.
Microwave coagulation applicator and system, patent No. 8,414,570, invented by Paul F. Turner of Bountiful and Thomas L. Youd of Salt Lake City, assigned to BSD Medical Corp. of Salt Lake City.
Off gas purification, patent No. 8,414,690, invented by Jaron C. Hansen of Springville and Lee D. Hansen of Saratoga Springs, assigned to Brigham Young University of Provo.
Narrow PSD hydraulic cement, cement-SCM blends, and methods for making, patent No. 8,414,700, invented by John M. Guynn of Salt Lake City and Andrew S. Hansen of Bountiful, assigned to Roman Cement LLC of Bountiful.
System and method for the rapid, automated creation of advanced composite, patent No. 8,414,729, invented by David R. Cramer of Basalt, Colo., Neal J. Beidleman of Aspen, Colo., Colin R. Chapman of Carbondale, Colo., Don O. Evans of New Castle, Colo., Michael K. Passmore of Glenwood Springs, Colo. and Michael L. Skinner of Draper, assigned to Fiberforge Corp. of Glenwood Springs, Colo.
Multilayer ceramic NOx gas sensor device, patent No. 8,414,752, invented by Balakrishnan G. Nair of Sandy and Jesse Nachlas of Salt Lake City, assigned to EmiSense Technologies LLC of San Juan Capistrano, Calif.
In situ foamable dental bleaching compositions and methods, systems, patent No. 8,414,868, invented by Scot N. Andersen of Draper, assigned to Ultradent Products Inc. of South Jordan.
Methods for improved avian performance, patent No. 8,415,299, invented by Danny Michael Hooge of Eagle Mountain, Robert Frederick Wideman, Jr. of Fayetteville, Ark. and Wayne John Kuenzel of Fayetteville, Ark.
Factor VIIa inhibitor, patent No. 8,415,328, invented by Daniel A. Dickman of San Ramon, Calif., Dange Vijay Kumar of Salt Lake City, Colin O'Bryan of San Francisco, Calif., Roopa Rai of San Carlos, Calif., William Dvorak Shrader of Belmont, Calif. and Kieron Wesson of Burlingame, Calif., assigned to Pharmacyclics Inc of Sunnyvale, Calif.
Copper delafossite transparent P-type semiconductor thin film devices, patent No. 8,415,556, invented by Kaushal K. Singh of Santa Clara, Calif., Omkaram Nalamasu of San Jose, Calif., Nety Krishna of Sunnyvale, Calif., Michael Snure of Salt Lake City and Ashutosh Tiwari of Sandy, assigned to Applied Materials Inc. of Santa Clara, Ariz.
Electromagnetic shielding, patent No. 8,415,568, invented by George Clayton Hansen of Midway and Nathan D. Hansen of Salt Lake City, assigned to Conductive Composites Co. of Midway.
Solar-powered portable control panel, patent No. 8,416,074, invented by Laurence P. Sadwick of Salt Lake City.
Multiple-input, multiple-output (MIMO) decoding with subcarrier grouping, patent No. 8,416,841, invented by Hai-Jo Tarn of San Jose, Calif., Raied N. Mazahreh of Cottonwood Heights and Raghavendar M. Rao of Austin, Texas, assigned to Xilinx Inc. of San Jose, Calif.
Generating cohorts based on attributes of objects identified using video, patent No. 8,417,035, invented by Robert Lee Angell of Salt Lake City, Robert R. Friedlander of Southbury, Conn. and James R. Kraemer of Santa Fe, N.M., assigned to International Business Machines Corp. of Armonk, N.Y.
Computer program product, apparatus and system for managing a manual, patent No. 8,417,364, invented by James W. Seaman of Falls Church, Va., Greg J. Boss of American Fork, Peter G. Finn of Brampton, Calif., and Rick A. Hamilton of Charlottesville, Va., assigned to International Business Machines Corp. of Armonk, N.Y.
Apparatus, system, and method for a reconfigurable baseboard management, patent No. 8,417,774, invented by David Flynn of Sandy, John Strasser of Syracuse and Jonathan Thatcher of Lehi, assigned to Fusion-IO Inc. of Salt Lake City.
Assessment of click or traffic quality, patent No. 8,417,807, invented by Dipendra Malhotra of Princeton, N.J. and Brett Michael Error of Orem, assigned to Adobe Systems Inc. of San Jose, Calif.
System and method of co-allocating a reservation spanning different, patent No. 8,418,186, invented by David Brian Jackson of Spanish Fork, assigned to Adaptive Computing Enterprises Inc. of Provo.
Cutting board, patent No. D679,557, invented by Lawrence Wardell of Salt Lake City.
Handheld press, patent No. D679,563, invented by Matthew Scott Pectol of Fruit Heights, assigned to Imaginisc, LLC of Salt Lake City.
Catheter, patent No. D679,804, invented by Patrick Michel White of West Chester, Pa., Kern Singh of Chicago, Ill., Frank M. Phillips of Highland Park, Ill., Jean-Sebastien Merette of Chester Springs, Pa., and Thomas Wade Fallin of Hyde Park, assigned to Vital 5 LLC of North Logan.
Dahlia with ribbons light fixture, patent No. D679,850, invented by Ryan Grey Smith of Seattle, Wash. and Ahna C. Holder of Seattle, Wash., assigned to 3form Inc. of Salt Lake City.
Round basket lighting fixture, patent No. D679,851, invented by Ryan Grey Smith of Seattle, Wash., assigned to 3form Inc. of Salt Lake City.
Sun lighting fixture, patent No. D679,852, invented by Ryan Grey Smith of Seattle, Wash., assigned to 3form Inc. of Salt Lake City.
Everett Robinson, 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 the left-hand side and click Patents.