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Spiral magnetic field apparatus and method for pipeline inspection, patent No. 8,089,273, invented by Philip M. Hoyt of Murray.

Identity-based network mapping, patent No. 8,091,119, invented by Jeremy Ray Brown of Orem, and Lloyd Leon Burch of Payson, assigned to Novell Inc. of Provo.

Flat-panel display mount and methods of making the same, patent No. 8,087,192, invented by Miles Allen of Las Vegas, Nev., Dan Beza of Henderson, Nev., and Rick Juleen, Jr. of Henderson, Nev., assigned to Young Electric Sign Company of Salt Lake City.

Stirling cycle epitrochoidal heat engine, patent No. 8,087,242, invented by Goodwin F. Hanson of Logan.

Universal brake assembly, patent No. 8,087,360, invented by Eric S. Cylvick of Wanship, assigned to Zipholdings, LLC of Wanship.

Movable partitions with lateral restraint devices and related methods, patent No. 8,087,444, invented by E. Carl Goodman of Bountiful, assigned to Won-Door Corp. of Salt Lake City.

Wheelchair advantage mobility system, patent No. 8,087,684, invented by Donald S. Bloswick of Salt Lake City, Jeffrey R. Clark of Brigham City, Miguel Gallegos of Salt Lake City, Brian J. Horne of Woods Cross, Abraham M. Kearl of Syracuse, and Ryosuke Osawa of Yokohama-shi, Japan, assigned to University of Utah Research Foundation of Salt Lake City.

Multiposition tailgate support apparatus and method, patent No. 8,087,710, invented by Cary R. Zielinsky of Liberty.

Dental model tray and associated articulator, patent No. 8,087,933, invented by James K. Garland of Sandy.

Process for recovering alkali metals and sulfur from alkali metal sulfides and polysulfides, patent No. 8,088,270, invented by John Howard Gordon of Salt Lake City, and Ashok V. Joshi of Salt Lake City, assigned to Ceramatec, Inc. of Salt Lake City.

Alkene hydrofunctionalization reactions, patent No. 8,088,346, invented by Matthew S. Sigman of Salt Lake City, and Keith M. Gligorich of Salt Lake City, assigned to University of Utah Research Foundation of Salt Lake City.

Architectural panels with embedded objects, patent No. 8,088,457, invented by Eric M. Adickes of Capistrano Beach, Calif., assigned to 3form, Inc. of Salt Lake City.

Strength discriminating probabilistic ringing feedback detector, patent No. 8,090,118, invented by Ashutosh Pandey of Murray, and David Lambert of South Jordan, assigned to ClearOne Communications, Inc. of Salt Lake City.

Scoring content recommendations for user-specified topics via trust ratings, patent No. 8,090,673, invented by Matthew Reid Evans of Draper, assigned to Evree LLC of Draper.

Method and apparatus for determining compatibility between a virtualized application and a base environment, patent No. 8,090,744, invented by Bradley Baird of Orem, assigned to Symantec Operating Corp. of Mountain View, Calif.

Service provider for embedded devices using a message store, patent No. 8,090,811, invented by Michael L. Howard of Sandy, assigned to Panasonic Electric Works Co., Ltd. of Osaka, Japan.

Portable battery charger, patent No. D651,564, invented by Robert Emmett Workman of Morgan, Norm Krantz of Logan, and Joseph R. Atkin of Highland, assigned to Goal Zero LLC of Bluffdale.

Combined ceiling and wall panel, patent No. D651,728, invented by Guillaume Martin of Rochetoirin, France, and Michael Damen of Rochetoirin, France, 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. Robinson can be reached at 801-649-5858. For more patents, see the Money page at, go to Sections on left-hand side and click Patents.