Combined fill and safety vent plug, patent No. 8,479,767, invented by Shmuel Dovid Newman of Redondo Beach, Calif. and Jeffrey Brown of North Logan, assigned to YSN Import, Inc. of Gardena, Calif.
Lateral restraint assemblies and movable partitions including lateral restraint devices, patent No. 8,479,798, invented by E. Carl Goodman of Bountiful, assigned to Won-Door Corp. of Salt Lake City.
Cutting element assembly including one or more superabrasive cutting elements, drill bit utilizing the same, and methods of manufacture, patent No. 8,479,845, invented by Jiang Qian of Cedar Hills, Debkumar Mukhopadhyay of Sandy, Jason Wiggins of Draper, Kenneth E. Bertagnolli of Riverton, Shawn C. Scott of Payson, Kevin Duy Nguyen of Riverton and Michael A. Vail of Genola, assigned to US Synthetic Corp. of Orem.
Shieldable bag system and devices, patent No. 8,479,922, invented by Linda Kennedy of Park City.
Removable truck-mounted crane, patent No. 8,479,933, invented by Moises C. Vaquera of St. George.
Seat bolster chamber, patent No. 8,480,124, invented by Roger Rickenbach of Farr West, Terry Alan Wheelwright of Morgan, Don Parker of Layton and Andy Holliday of Ogden, assigned to Autoliv AS, Inc. of Ogden.
Bearings, bearing apparatus, and systems including the same, patent No. 8,480,304, invented by Craig H. Cooley of Saratoga Springs and Timothy N. Sexton of Santaquin, assigned to US Synthetic Corp. of Orem.
Methods and apparatus for leak detection in blood processing systems, patent No. 8,480,608, invented by James M. Brugger of Newburyport, Mass. and Christopher McDowell of Holladay, assigned to Nxstage Medical Inc. of Lawrence, Mass.
Intraocular iontophoretic device and associated methods, patent No. 8,480,638, invented by Anthony L. Tuitupou of Salt Lake City and John W. Higuchi of Salt Lake City, assigned to Aciont Inc. of Salt Lake City.
Implant with nested members and methods of use, patent No. 8,480,738, invented by Jason A. Edie of Salt Lake City, Lloyd Guyton Bowers Cooper of Birmingham, Ala., Jerrod Bradley Windham of Auburn, Ala., John Caleb Dawson of Chicago, Ill., Don Byron Walker, II of Muscle Shoals, Ala. and Barry K. Patterson of North Charleston, S.C., assigned to Warsaw Orthopedic Inc. of Warsaw, Ind.
Adjustable prosthesis, patent No. 8,480,759, invented by Alex Pacanowsky of Salt Lake City, Brian Glaister of Seattle, Wash., Jason Schoen of Seattle, Wash. and Kathleen Mulholland of Seattle, Wash., assigned to Cadence Biomedical Inc. of Seattle, Wash.
Methods for applying images to resin materials, patent No. 8,480,939, invented by Kirk D. Williamson of Orem and Doug E. Thompson of Pleasant Grove, assigned to Giovanni Holdings LLC of Lindon.
Air freshener clip with head, patent No. 8,480,960, invented by Alan J. Wheatley of Draper and Christopher D. Anderson of Draper, assigned to American Covers Inc. of Draper.
Antimetastatic compounds, patent No. 8,481,553, invented by Marc Hansen of Pleasant Grove, assigned to Brigham Young University of Provo.
Aqueous phase oxidation process, patent No. 8,481,800, invented by George G. Foster of Salt Lake City, Frederick P. Kesler of Salt Lake City and Malcolm Draper of New York, N.Y., assigned to Earth Renewal Group LLC of Salt Lake City.
DRAM layout with vertical FETS and method of formation, patent No. 8,482,047, invented by Todd R. Abbott of Highland and Homer M. Manning of Eagle, Idaho, assigned to Micron Technology Inc. of Boise, Idaho.
Apparatus, system, and method for managing data in a solid-state storage device, patent No. 8,482,993, invented by John Strasser of Syracuse, Jonathan Thatcher of Liberty Lake, Wash., Jeremy Fillingim of Salt Lake City, David Flynn of Sandy, Lance Smith of San Jose, Calif., Robert Wood of Niwot, Colo. and James Peterson of San Jose, Calif., assigned to Fusion-io Inc. of Salt Lake City.
System including device for securing the states of electronic controls, patent No. 8,483,404, invented by John B. Bogdan of Providence, Robin M. Urry of Draper and John D. Hanson of West Jordan, assigned to Harman International Industries Inc. of Northridge, Calif.
Automatic determination of user alignments and recommendations for electronic resources, patent No. 8,483,606, invented by Cory John Linton of Draper and Chet D. Linton of Sandy, assigned to School Improvement Network LLC of Midvale.
Surgical navigation enabled imaging table environment, patent No. 8,483,800, invented by Vernon Thomas Jensen of Draper and William H. Huber of Scotia, N.Y., assigned to General Electric Co. of Schenectady, N.Y.
Systems and methods for electronic marketing, patent No. 8,484,082, invented by Jonathan C. Coon of Salt Lake City.
Network evaluation grid techniques, patent No. 8,484,321, invented by Stephen R. Carter of Spanish Fork, assigned to Apple Inc. of Cupertino, Calif.
Apparatus, system, and method for bad block remapping, patent No. 8,484,522, invented by David Flynn of Sandy, John Strasser of Syracuse, Jonathan Thatcher of Liberty Lake, Wash., David Atkisson of Draper, Michael Zappe of Arvada, Colo., Joshua Aune of South Jordan and Kevin Vigor of Salt Lake City, assigned to Fusion-io Inc. of Salt Lake City.
Tower solar panels, patent No. D685,725, invented by David Kunz of Ogden.
Headphone, patent No. D685,759, invented by Peter M. Kelly of Park City, Daniel A. Levine of Newport Beach, Calif. and Donald C. Stiff of Park City, assigned to Skullcandy Inc. of Park City.
Headphone, patent No. D685,767, invented by Peter M. Kelly of Park City, Daniel A. Levine of Newport Beach, Calif. and Donald C. Stiff of Park City, assigned to Skullcandy Inc. of Park City.
Portable screen, patent No. D685,837, invented by Ty Measom of Logan and Brett Bennett of Mantua.
Handle for a surgical instrument, patent No. D685,907, invented by Adrian Park of Crownsville, Md. and Daniel J. Triplett of Providence, assigned to IMDS Corp. of Providence.
Method and device for creating a two-dimensional representation of a three-dimensional structure, patent No. RE44,347, invented by Jorg Schmittler of Saarbrucken, Germany, Ingo Wald of Salt Lake City and Philipp Slusallek of Saarbrucken, Germany, assigned to Jordaan Consulting Ltd, V, LLC of Wilmington, Del.
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.