Composite gun scope cover, patent No. 8,181,379, invented by Edwin F. Brewer of Sandy.
Anti-resonant pulse diffuser, patent No. 8,181,671, invented by Boyd L. Butler of Sandy.
Golf club head cover and method of use, patent No. 8,181,681, invented by Brian Shin of Fountain Valley, Calif., and James Kent Jensen of Lehi.
Y splitter for exhaust systems, patent No. 8,181,732, invented by Boyd L. Butler of Sandy.
Propane tank tie-down device, patent No. 8,182,180, invented by Steve William Woodford of Hurricane, and Maria Magdalena Wijnker of Hurricane.
Unloading system and method for continuously moving rapid discharge railcars, patent No. 8,182,190, invented by Lloyd Ash of Pleasant Grove, assigned to Ashross, LLC of Pleasant Grove.
Systems and methods for providing a dynamic continual improvement educational environment, patent No. 8,182,270, invented by C. Bret Elzinga of Springville, Kent S. Parry of Apline, Sherrie L. Spencer of Provo, Joseph B. South of Provo, and Raelynn Williams of Arlington, Va., assigned to Intellectual Reserve, Inc. of Salt Lake City.
Methods and systems for endovascular aneurysm treatment, patent No. 8,182,525, invented by Steven L. Herbowy of Palo Alto, Calif., Matthew R. Hellewell of Lehi, K. T. Venkateswara Rao of San Jose, Calif., Michael A. Evans of Palo Alto, Calif., Thomas Howell of Palo Alto, Calif., Gwendolyn A. Watanabe of Sunnyvale, Calif., Bhupendra Shah of San Ramon, Calif., and James McKinley of Woodside, Calif., assigned to Endologix, Inc. of Irvine, Calif.
Method of optimizing feed distribution in a sedimentation vessel, patent No. 8,182,701, invented by Philip Lake of Murray, and Mark Crozier of Gauteng, South Africa, assigned to WesTech Engineering, Inc. of Salt Lake City.
Multivariate color system with texture application, patent No. 8,182,903, invented by John E. C. Willham of Sandy, assigned to 3form, Inc. of Salt Lake City.
Methods and compositions related to GABA receptor subunits, patent No. 8,183,001, invented by Bruce A. Bamber of Toledo, Ohio, and Bryan B. Wardell of Farmington, assigned to University of Research Foundation of Salt Lake City.
Emergency locating system and method using spread-spectrum transceiver, patent No. 8,183,999, invented by Thomas R. Giallorenzi of Sandy, Eric K. Hall of Salt Lake City, Michael D. Pulsipher of Syracuse, Kyle L. Henderson of Lehi, Kent M. Erickson of Salt Lake City, and Marc J. Russon of Salt Lake City, assigned to L-3 Communications, Corp. of New York, N.Y.
Apparatus, system, and method for automated call initiation, patent No. 8,184,789, invented by Rix Alan Ryskamp of Springville, assigned to Transcend Products, LLC of Springville.
Tracked robotic crawler having a moveable arm, patent No. 8,185,241, invented by Stephen C. Jacobsen of Salt Lake City, assigned to Raytheon Company of Waltham, Mass.
Positioning of non-constrained amount of data in semblance of a tree, patent No. 8,185,557, invented by Geoffrey Scott Slinker of Provo, assigned to Ancestry.com Operations Inc. of Provo.
Fast and accurate static data-race detection for concurrent programs, patent No. 8,185,875, invented by Vineet Kahlon of Princeton, N.J., Yu Yang of Salt Lake City, Sriram Sankaranarayanan of Plainsboro, N.J., and Aarti Gupta of Princeton, N.J., assigned to NEC Laboratories America, Inc. of Princeton, N.J.
System and method for offline updation of software in virtual machine (VM) images, patent No. 8,185,884, invented by Gosukonda Naga Venkata Satya Sudhakar of Bangalore, India, assigned to Novell, Inc. of Provo.
Systems and methods for selectively requesting certificates during initiation of secure communication sessions, patent No. 8,185,945, invented by David A. Eatough of Herriman, and Alan B. Butt of Orem, assigned to Crimson Corporation of Dover, Del.
Coloring container, patent No. D660,076, invented by Michael R. Schramm of Perry.
Dual curved support for an exercise device, patent No. D660,383, invented by Scott R. Watterson of Providence, William T. Dalebout of North Logan, Michael Olson of Logan, and Richard O. Evans of Hyrum, assigned to Icon IP, Inc. of Icon IP, Inc.
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.