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Videophone remote control, patent No. D671,917, invented by Harry C. Gibbens, Jr. of Provo.
Free-falling locking tongue, patent No. 8,322,000, invented by Michael Dziengowski of Royal Oak, Mich., Jeff Russell of Warren, Mich., and Timothy Cahill of Dryden, Mich., assigned to Autoliv ASP Inc. of Ogden.
Method for making lightweight, cast titanium helmets and body armor, patent No. 8,322,016, invented by David V. Kirkham of Provo, and Jeffrey B. Kirkham of Portland, Ore.
Movable partitions and header assemblies for movable partitions, patent No. 8,322,095, invented by Michael D. George of Kaysville, assigned to Won-Door Corp. of Salt Lake City.
Pseudorandom binary sequence apparatus and method for in-line inspection tool, patent No. 8,322,219, invented by Philip M. Hoyt of Murray, assigned to Pure Technologies Ltd. of Calgary, Calif.
Inflatable airbag assemblies with arm-manipulating side airbags, patent No. 8,322,747, invented by Balaskandan Shankar of Salt Lake City, assigned to Autoliv ASP Inc. of Ogden.
Clamping joint for a chair, patent No. 8,322,787, invented by Richard D. Smith of Spanish Fork, assigned to Mity-Lite Inc. of Orem.
Seal with contact element for pick shield, patent No. 8,322,796, invented by David R. Hall of Provo, Ronald B. Crockett of Provo, Gary Peterson of Salem, and Jeffrey B. Jepson of Spanish Fork, assigned to Schlumberger Technology Corp. of Houston.
Tip configurations for a multilumen catheter, patent No. 8,323,227, invented by Bret Hamatake of Grantsville, Jason R. Stats of Woods Cross, Amir Orome of Sandy, Joseph H. Barrett of Kaysville, and Dallen Glen Herzog of Salt Lake City, assigned to C. R. Bard Inc. of Murray Hill, N.J.
Suture locking device, patent No. 8,323,315, invented by Herbert E. Schwartz of Fort Wayne, Ind., Thomas C. May of Wrentham, Mass., Robert-Jan Enzerink of Tracey, Calif., and John Margetts of Bountiful, assigned to DePuy Mitek Inc. of Raynham, Mass.
Methods of manufacturing a delivery system for promoting bone growth, patent No. 8,323,339, invented by Dan E. Fischer of Sandy, assigned to Ultradent Products Inc. of South Jordan.
Anterior lumbar interbody fusion cage device and associated method, patent No. 8,323,345, invented by John B. Sledge of Marblehead, Mass., assigned to U.S. Spine Inc. of Salt Lake City.
Duodenum stent and associated method, patent No. 8,323,350, invented by Thomas Nissl of Winsen / Luhe, Germany, assigned to Merit Medical Systems Inc. of South Jordan.
Superabrasive elements, methods of manufacturing, and drill bits, including same, patent No. 8,323,367, invented by Kenneth E. Bertagnolli of Riverton, and David P. Miess of Highland, assigned to US Synthetic Corp. of Orem.
High early strength pozzolan cement blends, patent No. 8,323,399, invented by John M. Guynn of Salt Lake City, and Andrew S. Hansen of Bountiful, assigned to Roman Cement LLC of Bountiful.
Carbon management and sequestration from encapsulated control infrastructures, patent No. 8,323,481, invented by Todd Dana of Park City, and James W. Patten of Sandy, assigned to Red Leaf Resources Inc. of Sandy.
Alkali metal seawater battery, patent No. 8,323,817, invented by John Howard Gordon of Salt Lake City, assigned to Ceramatec Inc. of Salt Lake City.
Anti-adhesion composites and methods of use thereof, patent No. 8,324,184, invented by Glenn D. Prestwich of Salt Lake City, Kelly R. Kirker of Bozeman, Mont., Steven D. Gray of Salt Lake City, Xiao Zheng Shu of Dublin, Calif., Hao Li of San Diego, Calif., and Yanchun Liu of Nashville, Tenn., assigned to University of Utah Research Foundation of Salt Lake City.
Stable compositions of dehydroascorbic acid, patent No. 8,324,269, invented by Douglas Q. Kitt of Salt Lake City, and Jay P. Kitt of Salt Lake City, assigned to ReCverin LLC of Salt Lake City.
Apparatus system and method for Web-based phone services, patent No. 8,325,738, invented by Thomas Jeffrey Purdy of Springville, David Randal Elkington of Springville, Matthew Coston Parker of Spanish Fork, and Kenneth David Krogue of Alpine, assigned to Insidesales.com of Provo.
Personal speakerphone device, patent No. 8,325,911, invented by David K. Lambert of South Jordan, assigned to Clearone of Salt Lake City.
Standoff and mobile fingerprint collection, patent No. 8,325,993, invented by Jonathan Dinerstein of Draper, Sabra Dinerstein of Draper, and Eric D. Eborn of Midvale, assigned to Lockheed Martin Corp. of Bethesda, Md.
Imaging of macular pigment distributions, patent No. 8,326,405, invented by Werner Gellermann of Salt Lake City, and Mohsen Sharifzadeh of Salt Lake City, assigned to the University of Utah Research Foundation of Salt Lake City.
Tactile contact and impact displays and associated methods, patent No. 8,326,462, invented by William R. Provancher of Salt Lake City, assigned to the University of Utah Research Foundation of Salt Lake City.
Prediction of wax appearance temperature and solid wax amount by reduced spectral analysis using FTIR spectroscopy, patent No. 8,326,548, invented by Kyeongseok Oh Oh of Salt Lake City.
Positioning e-commerce product related to graphical imputed consumer demand, patent No. 8,326,662, invented by Patrick Michael Byrne of Park City, and Geoffrey Russell Atkinson of Salt Lake City, assigned to Overstock.com, Inc. of Salt Lake City.
Method and system for behavioral classification, patent No. 8,326,688, invented by Paul Harrison of Keller, Texas, James Oliphant of Pleasant Grove, Hal Fulton of Austin, Texas, Armin Roehrl of Koetzing, Germany, and Brenden Grace of Charlottesville, Va., assigned to Collective Inc. of New York, N.Y.
System and method for MICR-based duplicate detection and management, patent No. 8,326,761, invented by Alan W. Hecht of Chanhassen, Minn., Rick Rotella of Phoenix, Ariz., Brent Mangum of West Jordan, Kathy Smalley of Anthem, Ariz., Jack Tobey of Phoenix, Ariz., and Kathy Tyo of Alameda, Calif., assigned to Wells Fargo Bank N.A. of San Francisco, Calif.
Change tracking of individual virtual disk files, patent No. 8,326,803, invented by Russell R. Stringham of Orem, assigned to Symantec Corp. of Mountain View, Calif.
Stream control failover utilizing the sharing of state information within a logical group of stream servers, patent No. 8,326,967, invented by W. Paul Sherer of Danville, Calif., Kirk Blattman of San Ramon, Calif., Hoi-Tauw Chou of San Ramon, Calif., Glenn Connery of Petaluma, Calif., Howard Davis of Salem, Daniel Kiewlich of Alameda, Calif., Robert Drew Major of Orem, Mel Oyler of Pleasant Grove, and Neeraj K. Sharma of Fremont, Calif., assigned to Cisco Technology Inc. of San Jose, Calif.
Techniques for gauging performance of services, patent No. 8,326,973, invented by Harpreet Singh Walia of Bangalore, India, and Arijit Dutta of Bopodi, India, assigned to Novell Inc. of Provo.
Data recovery in a solid-state storage system, patent No. 8,327,224, invented by Troy Larsen of North Ogden, Martin Culley of Boise, Idaho, and Troy Manning of Meridian, Idaho, assigned to Micron Technology Inc. of Boise, Idaho.
System and method for structuring self-provisioning workloads deployed in virtualized data centers, patent No. 8,327,373, invented by K. Y. Srinivasan of Princeton Junction, N.J., assigned to Novell Inc. of Provo.
Remote authorization for operations, patent No. 8,327,417, invented by Stephen R. Carter of Spanish Fork, and Lloyd Leon Burch of Payson, assigned to Novell Inc. of Provo.
Single sign on with proxy services, patent No. 8,327,426, invented by Stephen Hugh Kinser of Saratoga Springs, Lloyd Leon Burch of Payson, and Cameron Craig Morris of Saratoga Springs, assigned to Novell Intellectual Property Holdings Inc. of Provo.
System and method for implementing a proxy authentication server to provide authentication for resources not located behind the proxy authentication server, patent No. 8,327,434, invented by Peter Bowen of Ottawa, Calif., assigned to Novell Inc. of Provo.
System and method for a distributed application and network security system (SDI-SCAM), patent No. 8,327,442, invented by Frederick S. M. Herz of Warrington, Pa., and Walter Paul Labys of Salt Lake City.
Frame for a table top, patent No. D671,773, invented by Mitch Johnson of South Weber, Wendell Peery of Kaysville, and David C. Winter of Layton, assigned to Lifetime Products Inc. of Clearfield.
Outer edge of a table top, patent No. D671,775, invented by Frank Clegg of Fruit Heights, and Wendell Peery of Kaysville, assigned to Lifetime Products Inc. of Clearfield.
Table top, patent No. D671,776, invented by Frank Clegg of Fruit Heights, and Wendell Peery of Kaysville, assigned to Lifetime Products Inc. of Clearfield.
Architectural panel joint hardware, patent No. D672,062, invented by Kevin L. Fisher of Erda, and John E. C. Willham of Sandy, 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 sltrib.com, go to Sections on the left-hand side and click Patents.