Flashlight with photovoltaic power source, patent No. 8,201,963, invented by Terry J. Peterson of Dammeron Valley.
Light bulb utilizing a replaceable LED light source, patent No. 8,201,985, invented by Densen Cao of Sandy, assigned to CAO Group, Inc. of West Jordan.
Tacking tool, patent No. 8,201,481, invented by Victor D. Williams of Salt Lake City.
Blade housing for electronic cutting apparatus, patent No. 8,201,484, invented by Robert Emmett Workman of Morgan, William Craig Youse of Provo, Jason B. Brinkerhoff of Lindon, Jonathan Aaron Johnson of Orem, James R. Gunter of Provo, Rodney Stock of San Rafael, Calif., and Phil Beffrey of Petaluma, Calif., assigned to Provo Craft and Novelty, Inc. of South Jordan.
Downhole tool string component that is protected from drilling stresses, patent No. 8,201,645, invented by David R. Hall of Provo, Nathan Nelson of Provo, Scott Woolston of Provo, Scott Dahlgren of Alpine, and Jonathan Marshall of Provo, assigned to Schlumberger Technology Corporation of Houston, Texas.
Holder assembly, patent No. 8,201,892, invented by David R. Hall of Provo, Jeff Jepson of Spanish Fork, and Tyson J. Wilde of Spanish Fork, patent No. 8,201,963, invented by Terry J. Peterson of Dammeron Valley.
Dental treatment trays comprising silicone elastomeric material, patent No. 8,202,091, invented by Paul Lewis of Midvale, Scot N. Andersen of Draper, Peter M. Allred of Riverton, and Dan E. Fischer of Sandy, assigned to Ultradent Products, Inc. of South Jordan.
Systems and methods for identifying an access port, patent No. 8,202,259, invented by John G. Evans of South Jordan, Alisha M. Hammond of West Jordan, and Kelly B. Powers of North Salt Lake, assigned to C. R. Bard, Inc. of Murray Hill, N.J.
Superabrasive elements, methods of manufacturing, and drill bits including same, patent No. 8,202,335, invented by Craig H. Cooley of Saratoga Springs, Kenneth E. Bertagnolli of Riverton, and Michael A. Vail of Genola, assigned to US Synthetic Corporation of Orem.
Non-toxic percussion primers and methods of preparing the same, patent No. 8,202,377, invented by Jack Erickson of Andover, Minn., Joel Sandstrom of Corcoran, Minn., Gene Johnston of Brigham City, Neal Norris of Lewiston, Idaho, Patrick Braun of Clarkston, Wash., Reed Blau of Richmond, and Lisa Spendlove Liu of Layton, assigned to Alliant Techsystems Inc. of Minneapolis, Minn.
Modified diamond particle surfaces and method, patent No. 8,202,430, invented by Matthew R. Linford of Orem, David Scott Jensen of Provo, and Landon Andrew Wiest of Provo, assigned to Brigham Young University of Provo.
Methods of obtaining active antisense compounds, patent No. 8,202,982, invented by Susan M. Freier of San Diego, Calif., Olga Matveeva of Salt Lake City, Alexander Tsodikov of Salt Lake City, Michael C. Giddings of Salt Lake City, and Jacqueline R. Wyatt of Sundance, Wyo., assigned to Isis Phramaceuticals, Inc. of Carlsbad, Calif.
Modular sprinkler controller, patent No. 8,204,630, invented by Chadwick L. Wilson of Woods Cross, assigned to Orbit Irrigation Products, Inc. of North Salt Lake.
Integrated systems and method for preventing mobile computing device use while driving, patent No. 8,204,649, invented by Xuesong Zhou of Sandy, and Wallace M. Curry, Jr. of Salt Lake City, assigned to University of Utah Research Foundation of Salt Lake City.
System and method of account reconciliation for electronic transactions, patent No. 8,204,824, invented by W. Jeffrey Knowles of Provo, David J. Matthews of Lindon, and Russell Hales Day of Provo, assigned to Mtrex, Inc. of Orem.
Method for queued overlap transfer of files, patent No. 8,204,962, invented by Corey Young of Provo, David Kovanen of Browns Point, Wash., and Joseph Fullmer of Orem, assigned to Rose Blush Software LLC of Los Altos, Calif.
Apparatus, system, and method for coordinating storage requests in a multi-processor/multi-thread environment, patent No. 8,205,015, invented by David Flynn of Sandy, Michael Zappe of Wheat Ridge, Colo., and Jonathan Thatcher of Liberty Lake, Wash., assigned to Fusion-io, Inc. of Salt Lake City.
Data backup for virtual machines, patent No. 8,205,050, invented by Joachim F. M. De Baer of Sint-Gillis-Waas, Belgium, and Robert A. Wipfel of Draper, assigned to Novell, Inc. of Provo.
Time-based method for authorizing access to resources, patent No. 8,205,092, invented by Randall K. Stokes of Provo, assigned to Novell, Inc. of Provo.
Techniques to pollute electronic profiling, patent No. 8,205,265, invented by Stephen R. Carter of Spanish Fork, assigned to Apple Inc. of Cupertino, Calif.
Shoe sole with pattern, patent No. D661,881, invented by Shardel L. Riley of Park City.
Expandable file, patent No. D662,132, invented by Scott D. Smith of Linden, Tenn., and Bryan P. Dunford of Pleasant Grove, assigned to Advantus, Corp. of Jacksonville, Fla.
Expandable file, patent No. D662,133, invented by Scott D. Smith of Linden, Tenn., and Bryan P. Dunford of Pleasant Grove, assigned to Advantus, Corp. of Jacksonville, Fla.
Everett Robinson, 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.