Shirt with diagonal pocket, patent No. D662,688, invented by Brent L Kidman of Provo.
Disposable floor mat carrying sanitizer, patent No. 8,209,811, invented by David B. Jordan of Sandy, and Steven J. Etheridge of Sandy.
Method of making a thin film device, patent No. 8,209,857, invented by Khalil Najafi of Ann Arbor, Mich., Ethem Erkan Aktakka of Ann Arbor, Mich., and Hanseup Kim of Salt Lake City, assigned to The Regents of the University of Michigan of Ann Arbor, Mich.
Out-of-plane configuration-adjusting mechanism, system, and method, patent No. 8,210,065, invented by Larry L. Howell of Orem, Brian Geoffrey Winder of Ridgecrest, Calif., Erik Kent Bassett of Cambridge, Mass., Allen Boyd Mackay of Flagstaff, Ariz., and Spencer P. Magleby of Provo, assigned to Brigham Young University of Provo.
Spotting device and method for high concentration spot deposition on microarrays and other microscale devices, patent No. 8,210,119, invented by Bruce Gale of Taylorsville, David Chang-Yen of West Jordan, and David Myszka of Salt Lake City, assigned to University of Utah Research Foundation of Salt Lake City.
Vial multi-access adapter, patent No. 8,210,166, invented by Marshall T. Denton of Salt Lake City, Timothy R. Wolfe of Salt Lake City, and Mark A. Christensen of Salt Lake City, assigned to Wolfe Tory Medical, Inc. of Salt Lake City.
Cutting element apparatuses, drill bits including same, methods of cutting, and methods of rotating a cutting element, patent No. 8,210,285, invented by Craig H. Cooley of Saratoga Springs, Timothy N. Sexton of Santaquin, S. Barrett Peterson of Orem, Jeffrey Lund of Cottonwood Heights, and Christopher F. Johnson of Bountiful, assigned to US Synthetic Corporation of Orem.
Fire escape system, patent No. 8,210,311, invented by Jimmy Rice of Provo.
Multi-functional flashlight, patent No. 8,210,710, invented by Greg W. Koch of Kaysville, Bruce K. Bangerter of Bountiful, Kevin E. Collier of Kaysville, and Darrell B. Steinicke of Bountiful, assigned to Mag Instrument, Inc. of Ontario, Calif.
Bearing elements, patent No. 8,210,747, invented by Craig H. Cooley of Saratoga Springs, and Timothy N. Sexton of Santaquin, assigned to US Synthetic Corporation of Orem.
Reorientable electrical receptacle, patent No. 8,210,853, invented by Kimberly R. Gerard of Murray, assigned to 360 Electrical, LLC of Salt Lake City.
Electrosurgical instrument with adjustable power cable, patent No. 8,211,103, invented by Darcy W. Greep of South Jordan, assigned to Megadyne Medical Products, Inc. of Draper.
System and method for facet joint replacement, patent No. 8,211,147, invented by Andrew R. Fauth of River Heights, assigned to GMEDelaware 2 LLC of Audubon, Pa.
Acetabular cup, patent No. 8,211,184, invented by Michael D. Ries of Tiburon, Calif., and Karen E. Mohr of Salt Lake City.
Microassay with internal referencing, patent No. 8,211,382, invented by David Myszka of Salt Lake City, Bruce Kent Gale of Taylorsville, Joshua Wayne Eckman of North Salt Lake, and Sriram Natarajan of Bridgewater, N.J., assigned to Wasatch Microfluidics, LLC of Salt Lake City.
Preparation of uniform nanoparticles of ultra-high purity metal oxides, mixed metal oxides, metals, and metal alloys, patent No. 8,211,388, invented by Brian F. Woodfield of Provo, Shengfeng Liu of Provo, Juliana Boerio-Goates of Orem, Qingyuan Liu of Provo, and Stacey Janel Smith of Sandy, assigned to Brigham Young University of Provo.
Compositions and methods for the intracellular disruption of VEGF and VEGFR-2 by intraceptors, patent No. 8,211,864, invented by Balamurali Ambati of Augusta, Ga., Nirbhai Singh of Augusta, Ga., and Shivan Amin of Martinez, Ga., assigned to Medical College of Georgia Research Institute of Atlanta, Ga.
Cationic steroid antimicrobial compositions and methods of use, patent No. 8,211,879, invented by Paul B. Savage of Mapleton, and Donald Leung of Englewood, Colo., assigned to Brigham Young University of Provo.
Treatment of antibiotic-resistant bacteria infection, patent No. 8,211,909, invented by Ming-Chu Hsu of Glendora, Calif., Chi-Hsin Richard King of Holladay, Shu-Jen Chen of Taipei, Taiwan, and Luke Lin of Singapore, assigned to TaiGen Biotechnology Co., Ltd. of Taipei, Taiwan.
5-phenyl-isoxazole-3-carboxamide derivatives as TRPV1 modulators, patent No. 8,211,927, invented by Andrew Laird Roughton of Toronto, Calif., Koc-Kan Ho of West Windsor, N.J., Michael Ohlmeyer of Plainsboro, N.J., Irina Neagu of Belmont, Mass., Steven G. Kultgen of Salt Lake City, Nasrin Ansari of Monmouth Junction, N.J., Yajing Rong of Yardley, Pa., Paul David Ratcliffe of Newhouse, United Kingdom, and Ronald Palin of Newhouse, United Kingdom, assigned to MSD, Oss B.V. of Oss, Netherlands.
Apparatus, system, and method for protecting and treating a traumatic wound, patent No. 8,212,100, invented by Michael Moore of Orem, assigned to Quandra Innovations International, LLC of Salt Lake City.
Apparatus for harvesting electrical power from mechanical energy, patent No. 8,212,436, invented by Balakrishnan Nair of Sandy, Jesse Alan Nachlas of Salt Lake City, Andrew Joseph Gill of Salt Lake City, and Zachary Murphree of Salt Lake City, assigned to Oscilla Power, Inc. of Salt Lake City.
Three-axis image stabilization system, patent No. 8,212,880, invented by Scott A. Anderson of Logan, Morgan Davidson of River Heights, Jason Lee Wooden of Mendon, R. Camden Robinson of Lindon, and James Peterson of North Logan, assigned to Utah State University Research Foundation of North Logan.
Method and apparatus for the classification of ports on a data communication network node, patent No. 8,213,326, invented by Sahil P. Dighe of Salt Lake City, assigned to Alcatel Lucent of Paris, France.
Iontophoresis apparatus and method, patent No. 8,214,030, invented by Robert F. Hause, Jr. of Bountiful, and Jon E. Beck of Salt Lake City, assigned to Encore Medical Asset Corporation of Henderson, Nev.
Methods and apparatus for conducting electronic transactions, patent No. 8,214,299, invented by Fred Alan Bishop of Phoenix, Ariz., Elliott Harold Glazer of Chesterfield, Va., Zygmunt Steven Gorgol of Scottsdale, Ariz., William G. Hohle of Lehi, Michael G. Johnson of Peoria, Ariz., David E. Johnstone of Cave Creek, Ariz., Walter Donald Lake of Gilbert, Ariz., Coby Royer of University City, Mo., Marvin Simkin of Phoenix, Ariz., Nick Swift of Reading, United Kingdom, Dirk B. White of Glendale, Ariz., and Russell Bennett of Cornville, Ariz., assigned to American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc. of New York, N.Y.
Apparatus, system, and method for a front-end, distributed raid, patent No. 8,214,591, invented by David Flynn of Sandy, John Strasser of Syracuse, Jonathan Thatcher of Liberty Lake, Wash., and Michael Zappe of Wheat Ridge, Colo., assigned to Fusion-io, Inc. of Salt Lake City.
Managing dependencies among objects of a system for energy conservation, patent No. 8,214,671, invented by Gregory J. Boss of American Fork, James R. Doran of New Milford, Conn., Rick A. Hamilton, II of Charlottesville, Va., and Anne R. Sand of Peyton, Colo., assigned to International Business Machines Corporation of Armonk, N.Y.
System and method for assigning computer users to test groups, patent No. 8,214,804, invented by Ian B. Robertson of Salt Lake City, assigned to Overstock.com, Inc. of Salt Lake City.
Streaming distribution of file data based on predicted need, patent No. 8,214,839, invented by Shaun Cooley of El Segundo, Calif., Randall Richards Cook of Springville, and William E. Sobel of Jamul, Calif., assigned to Symantec Corporation of Mountain View, Calif.
Framework for distribution of computer workloads based on real-time energy costs, patent No. 8,214,843, invented by Gregory J. Boss of American Fork, James R. Doran of New Milford, Conn., Rick A. Hamilton, II of Charlottesville, Va., and Anne R. Sand of Peyton, Colo., assigned to International Business Machines Corporation of Armonk, N.Y.
Method and system for providing user access to a secure application, patent No. 8,214,887, invented by John F. Clark of Orem, Timothy Dingwall of Wanniassa, Australia, Jason Hart of Freemont, Calif., and Matthew Herscovitch of Chapman, Australia, assigned to Actividentity of Deakin Australian Capital Territory, Australia.
Table leg, patent No. D662,736, invented by Wendell Peery of Kaysville, and Frank Clegg of Fruit Heights, assigned to Lifetime Products, Inc. of Clearfield.
Table top surface and edge, patent No. D662,738, invented by David C. Winter of Layton, Wendell Peery of Kaysville, and Mitch Johnson of South Weber, assigned to Lifetime Products, Inc. of Clearfield.
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.