Trolley for downhill zip line thrill ride, patent No. 8,424,460, invented by Shawn Geoffrey Lerner of New York City, N.Y. and Michael Troy Richardson of Elkridge.
Ribbed gel, patent No. 8,424,137, invented by Tony M. Pearce of Alpine, and Terry V. Pearce of Alpine, assigned to Edizone LLC of Alpine.
Modular tile with controlled deflection, patent No. 8,424,257, invented by Mark L. Jenkins of Salt Lake City, Jeremiah Shapiro of West Valley City, Cheryl Forster of Salt Lake City, Vaughn W. North of Salt Lake City and David L. Stott of Providence.
Thermal insulation technique for ultra low temperature cryogenic processor, patent No. 8,424,317, invented by John Dain of Hollister, Calif., Boyd Bowdish of Los Gatos, Calif., and Nick Henneman of Tres Pinos, Calif., assigned to Reflect Scientific Inc. of Orem.
Annular bourdon tube gauge assembly, patent No. 8,424,389, invented by Shmuel Dovid Newman of Redondo Beach, Calif. and Jeffrey O. Brown of North Logan, assigned to YSN Imports, Inc. of Gardena, Calif.
Systems and methods for providing an asymmetric cellular acoustic diffuser, patent No. 8,424,637, invented by Richard L. Lenz Jr. of Kaysville.
Method of supporting panel structures over concrete footings utilizing tie system for forming poured concrete walls, patent No. 8,424,835, invented by Gregory M. McDonagh of Millville, assigned to Paladin Industrial LLC of Millville.
Drainage system having an end cap for diverting fluid, patent No. 8,425,147, invented by Joshua James Cislo of Bethlehem, Ga. and Courtney Jay Ashliman of North Logan, assigned to Advanced Drainage Systems Inc. of Hilliard, Ohio.
Anti-free-flow mechanism for enteral feeding pumps, patent No. 8,425,470, invented by Kent Beck of Layton and Philip Eggers of Salt Lake City, assigned to Zevex Inc. of Salt Lake City.
Adjustable ferromagnetic coated conductor thermal surgical tool, patent No. 8,425,503, invented by Kim Manwaring of Phoenix, Ariz. and David McNally of Salt Lake City, assigned to Domain Surgical Inc. of Salt Lake City.
Insertion tool for inter-body vertebral prosthetic device with self-deploying screws, patent No. 8,425,528, invented by Bret M. Berry of Tallahassee, Fla., Richard D. Guyer of Dallas, Texas, Jack E. Zigler of Dallas, Texas, Adam A. Pike of Bountiful and Randall F. Lee of Arlington, Texas, assigned to Amicus Design Group LLC of Grand Prairie, Texas.
Modular percutaneous spinal fusion, patent No. 8,425,565, invented by T. Wade Fallin of Hyde Park and Daniel F. Justin of Logan, assigned to IMDS Corp. of Logan.
Method and apparatus for adjusting height and angle for a radial head, patent No. 8,425,615, invented by Brian K. Berelsman of Warsaw, Ind., Russell M. Parrott of Winona Lake, Ind., Christopher H. Martin of Salt Lake City, Donald H. Lee of Birmingham, Ala. and Thomas J. Graham of Cockeysville, Md., assigned to Biomet Manufacturing Corp. of Warsaw, Ind.
Mutual remediation of effluents of petroleum production, patent No. 8,425,664, invented by J. Clair Batty of North Logan, David A. Bell of Farmington and Craig E. Cox of Fruit Heights, assigned to Purestream Technology LLC of Salt Lake City.
Back pressure-matched, integrated, environmental-remediation apparatus and method, patent No. 8,425,666, invented by J. Clair Batty of North Logan, Craig E. Cox of Fruit Heights and David A. Bell of Farmington, assigned to Purestream Technology LLC of Salt Lake City.
Wastewater pre-treatment and evaporation system, patent No. 8,425,668, invented by Janos I. Lakatos of Mendon, Edward Clay Slade of North Logan, Clayton R. Carter of North Logan, Christopher Allen Jahn of Mission Viejo, Calif. and Neil William Richardson of Salt Lake City, assigned to Total Water Management LLC of Salt Lake City.
Precursor of an explosive composition including at least one ionic liquid and a method of desensitizing an explosive composition, patent No. 8,425,702, invented by Steven M. Nicolich of Wyckoff, N.J., Alexander J. Paraskos of Ogden, Daniel W. Doll of Marriott Slaterville, Gary K. Lund of Malad, Idaho and Wendy A. Balas of Piscataway, N.J., assigned to Alliant Techsystems Inc. of Arlington, Va.
Mixed amino acid/mineral compounds having improved solubility, patent No. 8,425,956, invented by R. Charles Thompson of Peterson, Clayton Ericson of Morgan, Stephen Ashmead of West Haven, and Jonathan Bortz of Saint Louis, Mo., assigned to Albion International Inc. of Clearfield.
Compositions and methods for enhancing active agent absorption, patent No. 8,426,466, invented by Chung Shih of Sandy, assigned to Nexus Pharma Inc. of Salt Lake City.
Systems and methods for image reconstruction of sensitivity encoded MRI data, patent No. 8,427,156, invented by Evgueni G. Kholmovski of Salt Lake City, Dennis Lee Parker of Centerville, and Edward V. R. DiBella of Salt Lake City, assigned to University of Utah Research Foundation of Salt Lake City.
Methods and apparatus to determine and implement multidimensional network topologies, patent No. 8,427,980, invented by Moray McLaren of Bristol, United Kingdom, Jung Ho Ahn of Seoul, Republic of Korea, Nathan Lorenzo Binkert of Redwood, Calif., Alan Lynn Davis of Coalville and Robert Samuel Schreiber of Palo Alto, Calif., assigned to Hewlett-Packard Development Co., L. P. of Houston, Texas.
Media clock recovery, patent No. 8,428,045, invented by Aaron Gelter of West Jordan, Brian Parker of West Valley City and Robert Boatright of Sandy, assigned to Harman International Industries Inc. of Stamford, Conn.
Playback of damaged video media using downloaded content, patent No. 8,428,421, invented by Kulvir Singh Bhogal of Pflugerville, Texas, Gregory Jensen Boss of American Fork, Rick Allen Hamilton II of Charlottesville, Va. and Brian Marshall O'Connell of Cary, N.C., assigned to International Business Machines Corp. of Armonk, N.Y.
Uninterrupted usage and access of physically unreachable handheld device, patent No. 8,428,571, invented by Abirami Rajendran of Tamil Nadu, Ind. and Nikita Davda of Tamil Nadu, Ind., assigned to Novell Inc. of Provo.
Intracardiac echocardiography image reconstruction in combination with position tracking system, patent No. 8,428,690, invented by Dun Alex Li of Salem, N.H., Christopher A. Nafis of Rexford, N.Y., Douglas G. Wildes of Ballston Lake, N.Y. and Vernon T. Jensen of Draper, assigned to General Electric Co. of Schenectady, N.Y.
Acute ischemia detection based on parameter value range analysis, patent No. 8,428,703, invented by Bruce Hopenfeld of Salt Lake City, assigned to Angel Medical Systems Inc. of Fair Haven, N.J.
Threshold adjustment schemes for acute ischemia detection, patent No. 8,428,704, invented by Steven R. Johnson of Fair Haven, N.J. and Bruce Hopenfeld of Salt Lake City, assigned to Angel Medical Systems Inc. of Fair Haven, N.J.
Systems and methods for managing account information lifecycles, patent No. 8,429,041, invented by David Bonalle of New Rochelle, N.Y., Michal Bliman of Matawan, N.J., Peter D. Saunders of Salt Lake City and John Robert Williamson of Jersey City, N.J., assigned to American Express Travel Related Services Co. Inc. of New York, N.Y.
Techniques for securely delivering media data, patent No. 8,429,081, invented by Ravikanth Dronamraju of San Jose, Calif. and Jamshid Mahdavi of San Jose, Calif., assigned to Novell Inc. of Provo.
Mechanisms to support object-oriented version control operations, patent No. 8,429,142, invented by Zack Grossbart of Cambridge, Mass., Lee Edward Lowry of Orem, Volker Gunnar Scheuber-Heinz of Pleasant Grove, Rajesh Vasudevan of Sandy, Brent Thurgood of Spanish Fork, William Street of Orem and Karin Stella Lundberg of Santa Clara, Calif., assigned to Novell Inc. of Provo.
User-context-based search engine, patent No. 8,429,167, invented by David C. Taylor of Mapleton, assigned to Google Inc. of Mountain View, Calif.
Method and system for detecting changes in computer files and settings and automating the migration of settings and files to computers, patent No. 8,429,253, invented by Greg Wiggins of Pleasant Grove, assigned to Symantec Corp. of Mountain View, Calif.
Method and apparatus for resource locator identifier rewrite, patent No. 8,429,301, invented by John E. Gmuender of San Jose, Calif., Huy Minh Nguyen of Fountain Valley, Calif., Joseph H. Levy of Salt Lake City, Michael B. Massing of San Jose, Calif., Zhong Chen of Fremont, Calif. and David M. Telehowski of Sunnyvale, Calif., assigned to eWinWin Inc. of Tampa, Fla.
Systems and methods for identifying the presence of sensitive data in backups, patent No. 8,429,364, invented by Niel Orcutt of Pleasant Grove, assigned to Symantec Corp. of Mountain View, Calif.
Interleaved hardware multithreading processor architecture, patent No. 8,429,384, invented by James D. Pennock of Salt Lake City, Ronald Baker of Sandy, Brian R. Parker of West Valley City and Christopher Belcher of Lehi, assigned to Harman International Industries Inc. of Northridge, Calif.
Apparatus, system, and method for power reduction in a storage device, patent No. 8,429,436, invented by Jeremy Fillingim of Salt Lake City, John Strasser of Syracuse and Jonathan Thatcher of Liberty Lake, assigned to Fusion-io Inc. of Salt Lake City.
Translating a user design in a configurable IC for debugging the user design, patent No. 8,429,579, invented by Brad Hutchings of Provo, Andrew Caldwell of Santa Clara, Calif. and Steven Teig of Menlo Park, Calif., assigned to Tabula Inc. of Santa Clara, Calif.
System and method for asynchronous processing in page lifecycle, patent No. 8,429,655, invented by Erik B. Olson of Farmington, Andres Sanabria of Sammamish, Wash., Dmitry Robsman of Bellevue, Wash., Helen Yan of Bellevue, Wash., Peixin Han of Bellevue, Wash. and Nikhil Kothari of Sammamish, Wash., assigned to Microsoft Corp. of Redmond, Wash.
Centralized user authentication system apparatus and method, patent No. 8,429,712, invented by Kyle Lane Robinson of Spanish Fork and John Joseph Bowers of Provo, assigned to Quest Software Inc. of Aliso Viejo, Calif.
System and method for transparent access and management of user accessible cloud assets, patent No. 8,429,716, invented by Doug Earl of Orem, Lloyd Leon Burch of Payson, Carolyn Bennion McClain of Springville and Stephen R. Carter of Spanish Fork, assigned to Novell Inc. of Provo.
Systems and methods for data loss prevention on mobile computing systems, patent No. 8,429,745, invented by Jim Casaburi of Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., Kent Griffin of Sandy, Susanta Nanda of Los Angeles, Calif., Sanjay Sawhney of Cupertino, Calif. and Matthew Conover of East Palo Alto, Calif., assigned to Symantec Corp. of Mountain View, Calif.
Carry case with closable flap, patent No. D680,321, invented by Darren Jones of American Fork, assigned to Alpine Innovations LLC of Lehi.
Device for measuring velocity and concentration of gases, patent No. D680,455, invented by Larry Eugene Jacobsen of Nibley, Ivan G. Bogoev of Hyde Park, Antoine Benoit Louis Rousseau of Amalga, and Steven D. Sargent of North Logan, assigned to Campbell Scientific, Inc. of Logan.
Fox glove light pendant, patent No. D680,675, invented by James Andrew Coury 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.