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Displaying road traffic condition information and user controls, patent No. 8,190,362, invented by Alec Barker of Woodinville, Wash., Todd Asher of Sammamish, Wash., Mitchel A. Burns of Heber City, Oliver B. Downs of Redmond, Wash., Craig H. Chapman of Redmond, Wash., and Robert C. Cahn of Federal Way, Wash., assigned to Inrix, Inc. of Kirkland, Wash.

Method and apparatus for identifying and contacting customers who are due for a visit but have not scheduled an appointment, patent No. 8,190,464, invented by Brett C. Gerlach of Riverton, and Brian William Perrin of American Fork, assigned to Brevium, Inc. of Eagle Mountain.

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Identifying and generating biometric cohorts based on biometric sensor input, patent No. 8,190,544, invented by Robert Lee Angell of Salt Lake City, Robert R. Friedlander of Southbury, Conn., and James R. Kraemer of Santa Fe, N.M., assigned to International Business Machines Corporation of Armonk, N.Y.

Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for backup and restoration of computer information, patent No. 8,190,574, invented by Scott Barnes of Draper, Nathan S. Bushman of Pleasant Grove, and Maxim Shatskikh of Moscow, Russia, assigned to Storagecraft Technology Corporation of Draper.

Multistage pipeline for feeding joined tables to a search system, patent No. 8,190,597, invented by Ronald P. Millett of Cedar Hills, and Moray B. King of Orem, assigned to Perfect Search Corporation of Provo.

Enabling provenance management for pre-existing applications, patent No. 8,190,633, invented by Juliana Freire of Salt Lake City, Claudio T. Silva of Salt Lake City, Steven P. Callahan of Centerville, Carlos E. Scheidegger of Salt Lake City, and Huy T. Vo of Murray, assigned to the University of Utah Research Foundation of Salt Lake City.

Method, system, and storage medium for implementing intelligent team management services, patent No. 8,190,642, invented by Gregory J. Boss of American Fork, Rick A. Hamilton, II of Charlottesville, Va., Andrew R. Jones of Round Rock, Texas, Kevin C. McConnell of Austin, Texas, Alan P. Mitchell of Cedar Park, Texas, and Robert R. Wentworth of Round Rock, Texas, assigned to International Business Machines Corporation of Armonk, N.Y.

System and method of managing multiple video players, patent No. 8,190,760, invented by Mark B. Hurst of Cedar Hills, David S. Anderson of Salt Lake City, and Krysta L. Hurst of Provo, assigned to EchoStar Advanced Technologies L.L.C. of Englewood, Colo.

Mechanism to support orphaned and partially configured objects, patent No. 8,191,036, invented by Lee Edward Lowry of Orem, Rajesh Vasudevan of Sandy, Brent Thurgood of Spanish Fork, Ryan Cox of Provo, Zack Grossbart of Cambridge, Mass., William Street of Orem, Volker Gunnar Scheuber-Heinz of Pleasant Grove, and Stephen R. Carter of Spanish Fork, assigned to Apple Inc. of Cupertino, Calif.

Mesh banquet chair, patent No. D660,612, invented by Richard D. Smith of Spanish Fork, assigned to Mity-Lite, Inc. of Orem.

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Truck payload storage enclosure, patent No. D660,781, invented by Robin H. Ruffino of Chalmette, La., Herbert Riehl of Erie, Colo., Jonathan Hart of Salt Lake City, and George Peter Marse, III of Kenner, La., assigned to Failed Levees Applications, LLC of Chalmette, La.

Air freshener diffuser with air tunnel, patent No. D660,950, invented by Nathaniel Finlay of Lehi, assigned to American Covers, Inc. of Bluffdale.

Diffuser, patent No. D660,951, invented by Earl Vaughn Sevy of Cedar City.

Single-mode operation and frequency conversions for solid-state lasers, patent No. RE43,421, invented by Tong Zhang 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.

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