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Carousel advertising system, patent No. 7,827,713, invented by Michael Gleeson and Zack Clark of Salt Lake City, and Tracy Zwahlen of Draper, assigned to Double Take Marketing of Salt Lake City.
Sonic wire line dry slough barrel, patent No. 7,828,079, invented by Thomas J. Oothoudt of Little Falls, Minn., assigned to Longyear TM Inc. of South Jordan.
Thermally stable ultra-hard material compact construction, patent No. 7,828,088, invented by Stewart N. Middlemiss of Salt Lake City, J. Daniel Belnap of Pleasant Grove, Nephi Mourik of Provo, and Thomas W. Oldham and Anthony Griffo of The Woodlands, Texas, assigned to Smith International Inc. of Houston.
Drill bits with enclosed fluid slots and internal flutes, patent No. 7,828,090, invented by K. Shayne Drivdahl of Park City and Michael D. Rupp of Murray, assigned to Longyear TM Inc. of South Jordan.
Wing with sectioned tubular members, patent No. 7,828,246, invented by Larry J. Ashton and Danny L. Stark of Mapleton, Michael G. Allman of Spanish Fork, and Troy L. White of Goshen, assigned to Spectrum Aeronautical LLC of Carlsbad, Calif.
Self-energized backup ring for annular seals, patent No. 7,828,301, invented by Michael Briscoe and David S. Pixton of Lehi, and James McPherson of Sandy, assigned to IntelliServ LLC of Houston.
Interchangeable pipe coupling, patent No. 7,828,335, invented by Ajit Singh Gill of Salt Lake City.
Modular and detachable fairing for a motorcycle, patent No. 7,828,360, invented by Rick Salisbury of Springville.
Metal detector for a milling machine, patent No. 7,828,392, invented by David R. Hall, David Wahlquist and Neil Cannon, all of Provo.
Activating endodontic points and dental tools for initiating polymerization of dental compositions, patent No. 7,828,550, invented by Jeff A. Wagner of Salt Lake City, Neil T. Jessop and Jaleena Fischer-Jessop of Sandy, assigned to Ultradent Products Inc. of South Jordan.
O.D. centerless grinding machine, patent No. 7,828,627, invented by David R. Hall, Italo Elqueta of Provo, Dat Lieu, Nam Lieu and Tyson J. Wilde, all of Provo.
Putter grip ball marker retention system, patent No. 7,828,670, invented by Jack Schroader of Holladay.
Sleeved clip safety, patent No. 7,828,774, invented by Weston F. Harding of Lehi and Bart D. Peterson of Farmington.
Low top bone fixation system and method for using the same, patent No. 7,828,829, invented by Michael D. Ensign of Salt Lake City, assigned to Pioneer Surgical Technology Inc. of Marquette, Mich.
Active air removal from an extracorporeal blood circuit, patent No. 7,829,018, invented by Robert W. Olsen of Plymouth, Minn., Walter L. Carpenter of Minneapolis, John B. Dickey of Woods Cross, and Mark D. Stringham of Salt Lake City, assigned to Medtronic Inc. of Minneapolis.
Methods and systems for wireless communication by magnetic induction, patent No. 7,831,205, invented by Nathan Jack of Boise, Idaho, and Krishna Shenai of Logan, assigned to Utah State University of North Logan.
System and method for codifying security concerns into a user interface, patent No. 7,831,840, invented by Robert Love of Cambridge, Mass., and Nat Friedman of Boston, assigned to Novell Inc. of Provo.
Bottle closure with flip top, patent No. D626,837 and patent No. D626,838, invented by David O. Meyers of Kaysville and Steven M. Sorensen of Alpine, assigned to Runway Blue LLC of Alpine.
Sleek amplifier case, patent No. D626,953, invented by James W. Wilson of St. George, assigned to Wilson Electronics Inc. of St. George.
Architectural panel with wood grain and clustered cutout, patent No. D627,084, invented by Elizabeth Egan Metcalf of Salt Lake City, assigned to 3form Inc. of Salt Lake City.
Everett Robinson, who is an attorney registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, compiles this list weekly for The Salt Lake Tribune. He can be reached at 801-649-5858.