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 new patent  Strengthened entity identity for digital record signature infrastructure

At least one node in a distributed hash tree verification infrastructure is augmented with either a function of a signature of a child computational node, or of a child entity attestation value derived from an hmac value of the child entity, or both. A data signature, which includes parameters for recomputation of a verifying value, and which is associated with a digital input record, will therefore also include data that identifies at least one child entity in the hash tree path used for its initial registration in the infrastructure.. ... Ip Holdings Inc

 new patent  Apparatus and method for automated and assisted patent claim mapping and expense planning

An apparatus and computer implemented method that include obtaining, into a computer, text of a patent, automatically finding and extracting, using the computer, a set of claim text from the patent text, identifying, using the computer, text of independent claims from the set of claim text, displaying in a first row on a computer monitor the text of the independent claims, automatically determining a plurality of preliminary scope-concept phrases from the text of the independent claims, displaying in a second row on the computer monitor the text of the plurality of preliminary scope-concept phrases, eliciting and receiving user input to specify a first one of the plurality of preliminary scope-concepts phrases, and highlighting each occurrence of the specified first one of the plurality of preliminary scope-concept phrases in a plurality of the independent claims displayed in the first row. A scope concept builder tool is also provided.. ... Ip Holdings Inc

 new patent  Paper product having an improved handfeel

Products having improved handfeel and methods for making those products are described. The disclosed napkin product includes an emboss pattern that creates a pillow effect resulting in improved handfeel.. ... Ip Holdings Inc

 new patent  Partitionable paper product

The present disclosure is directed to a paper towel product that will capably separate from the paper towel roll as a full sheet, a half sheet or a quarter sheet. A method of making a paper towel with machine direction perforations is also disclosed.. ... Ip Holdings Inc

Venturi devices with dual venturi flow paths

A venturi device has a body defining a motive section and a discharge section converging toward and spaced a distance apart to define a venturi gap, defining a first suction port and a second suction port each in fluid communication with the venturi gap, and defining a chamber having an outlet end of the motive section and an inlet end of the discharge section dividing the chamber into a first portion and a second portion in fluid communication with one another above and below the inlet and outlet ends and through the venturi gap. The first and second portions both have a plurality of spaced apart fingers protruding radially and axially from an inner wall thereof. ... Ip Holdings Inc

Battery safety enclosure

A battery safety enclosure is provided that contains a battery pack and is attached to a vehicle with a frame. The enclosure has a flat surface that is close to and overlays a flat surface on the frame. ... Ip Holdings Inc

Gear drive two-wheel scooter

A gear drive balancing scooter is provided that has a left side, a right side, and a center section located between the left and right side. The center section is coupled to the right and left sides through a gear. ... Ip Holdings Inc

Extendable tow handle for a luggage article

An extendable tow handle for a luggage article is provided. The tow handle may include at least one tube structure each including first and second tubes, a rotational mechanism, and a hand grip coupled to one of the first and second tubes for gripping the tow handle by a user. ... Ip Holdings Inc

Process of forming a second papaermaking product based on characteristics of a first papermaking product

A process of forming a papermaking fabric includes determining a value of a characteristic of a first papermaking fabric related to one of (i) knuckles in the first papermaking fabric, (ii) pockets in the first papermaking fabric, and (iii) both knuckles and pockets formed in the first papermaking fabric. A first paper product having domes is formed using the first papermaking fabric. ... Ip Holdings Inc

Blended high-intensity sweetener composition

A blended sweetener mixture that includes multiple high-intensity sweeteners, optionally combined with one or more bulk sweeteners such as sugar. Combining multiple high-intensity sweeteners creates synergistic effects on taste, while limiting the toxicity from any one ingredient. ... Ip Holdings Inc

Backpack for use with a portable solar powered refrigeration box and water generator

A portable refrigeration unit includes a substantially rectangular box for providing storage for perishable goods. A refrigerator is used for cooling the rectangular box to a predetermined temperature. ... Ip Holdings Inc

Laminated multi-ply tissue products with improved softness and ply bonding

Products having improved ply bonding, moldability and drape and methods for making those products are described. The methods comprise producing a multi-ply adhesively bonded product comprising a pattern of uniformly spaced microembossed elements with a bond area of less than about 0.020 inches/sq. ... Ip Holdings Inc

Method and system for processing data to create investment structures

A method, apparatus or system is provided to receive, over a network connection, investment data associated with one or more investment vehicles. Investment data associated with one or more investment vehicles is received. ... Ip Holdings Inc

Doctor control systems for papermaking machines and related methods

A papermaking machine includes a yankee dryer, a doctor, and a doctor blade loading control system. The doctor blade loading control system includes a first doctor loading cylinder coupled to the doctor and configured to selectively apply a loading force to the doctor, a second doctor loading cylinder coupled to the doctor and configured to selectively apply a loading force to the doctor, a first air line in communication with the first doctor loading cylinder, a second air line in communication with the second doctor loading cylinder, a first electronic pressure controller configured to control a loading pressure of the first doctor loading cylinder on the doctor based on a first loading pressure setpoint, and a second electronic pressure controller configured to control a loading pressure of the second doctor loading cylinder on the doctor based on a second loading pressure setpoint.. ... Ip Holdings Inc

04/05/18 / #20180098158

Integration of audiogram data into a device

A computer-implemented method to integrate audiogram data into a device may include obtaining audiogram data including a first amplification value for each of multiple first frequencies. In some embodiments, the first amplification values may be configured to compensate for hearing loss of a user. ... Ip Holdings Inc

04/05/18 / #20180097936

Transcription of communications through a device

A method to transcribe communications is provided. The method may include obtaining first communication data during a communication session between a first communication device and a second communication device and transmitting the first communication data to the second communication device by way of a mobile device that is locally coupled with the first communication device. ... Ip Holdings Inc

04/05/18 / #20180094744

Sprung gate valves movable by an actuator

Valves having a sprung gate of various constructions are disclosed. In one embodiment, the sprung gate includes a first endless elastic band having an inner perimeter defining an open space sandwiched between a first gate member and a second gate member that each define an opening therethrough in an open position portion thereof. ... Ip Holdings Inc

04/05/18 / #20180092349

Handling of biological samples

The present invention relates to the handling of biological samples, for example, the holding, manipulating and culturing of biological samples. In one form the invention provides an overlay encapsulant for an in vitro cell culture comprising a synthetic compound and in another aspect the invention provides methods of temporarily encapsulating an in vitro cell culture comprising a synthetic compound. ... Ip Holdings Inc

03/29/18 / #20180087750

Lighting arrangement

A lighting arrangement can include a luminaire and a first plurality of spring arms. The luminaire can include a housing assembly and a light emitter portion at least partially enclosing the light emitter portion. ... Ip Holdings Inc

03/29/18 / #20180084883

Luggage handle

A luggage carry handle assembly for a luggage case is provided. The handle assembly may include a recessed region positioned on the top side of the luggage case, and a carry handle movably mounted to the recessed region on top of the case. ... Ip Holdings Inc

03/22/18 / #20180080567

Valve gate within a venturi gap of a venturi device for producing vacuum

Venturi devices are disclosed herein that include a body defining a venturi gap between an outlet end of a converging motive section and an inlet end of a diverging discharge section, having a suction port in fluid communication with the venturi gap, a gate valve linearly translatable to open and close the venturi gap, and an actuator connected to the gate valve to operatively move the gate valve between an open position and a closed position. The gate valve, in a longitudinal cross-section, is generally u-shaped, thereby having continuous, opposing sides that one each close the motive outlet and the discharge inlet and defining a void between the opposing sides that is in fluid communication with the suction port. ... Ip Holdings Inc

03/22/18 / #20180079169

Foam product

A foam product includes a foam core, a soft skin covering the foam core, and a base structure on which the foam core is disposed. The foam core of expanded beads has an outer surface on which some outermost beads of the expanded beads are exposed and bulging outward with different heights to form a bubbly texture. ... Ip Holdings Inc

03/15/18 / #20180077386

Video endpoints and related methods for transmitting stored text to other video endpoints

A video endpoint and related methods are disclosed. A video endpoint includes a control circuit configured to provide a user interface configured to enable a user to communicate with another user of another video endpoint with text during video communications with the other user. ... Ip Holdings Inc

03/15/18 / #20180072858

Plastic part having a layered, decorative, colored-metal finish

A plastic part such as an automotive vehicle interior plastic part having a layered, decorative, colored-metal finish is provided. The part includes a plastic substrate, a base coat layer overlying the substrate, and a continuous decorative metal layer overlying the base coat layer. ... Ip Holdings Inc

03/15/18 / #20180072464

Package with a multi-piece handle

A package for a product has a rigid package body and a handle for carrying the package. The rigid package body has at least six faces and a reclosable opening on a face of the rigid package body. ... Ip Holdings Inc

03/15/18 / #20180071964

Automated method and system for making painted vehicle body panel skins and vehicle body panels, such as instrument panels, utilizing same

An automated method and system for making painted vehicle body panel skins and vehicle body panels, such as instrument panels, are provided wherein throughput and equipment utilization are greatly improved at a relatively low cost. The method includes transferring a mold having a mold surface from an entrance station to a paint station within a dispensing area. ... Ip Holdings Inc

03/08/18 / #20180066422

Plumbing control system, method, and apparatus for preventing repeated use of an appliance with feedback

Provided is a system, method, and apparatus for preventing repeated use of a restroom appliance with visual feedback. The system includes a valve configured to control flow of a fluid by at least one valve operation, an actuator configured to request a use of the restroom appliance, at least one indicator configured to display at least three different visual states, and at least one controller in communication with the actuator, the valve, and the at least one indicator. ... Ip Holdings Inc

03/08/18 / #20180065780

Case with internal graphic

A case for a mobile device, including a first layer, a second layer, and a first graphic. The second layer is arranged to be located closer to the mobile device than the first layer when the mobile device is arranged within the case. ... Ip Holdings Inc

03/08/18 / #20180064297

Sheet product dispenser

A sheet product dispenser includes a transfer bar, a roller assembly, a motor, a sensor, and a controller. The transfer bar is movable between first and second positions. ... Ip Holdings Inc

03/01/18 / #20180063139

System and method for secure transmission of streamed data frames

Data acquired, for example by a mobile platform, such as a sequence of images observed by a mobile platform, is grouped. A signature is computed for each group and is transmitted along with frame data to a reception system, which verifies correct transmission based on the group signature. ... Ip Holdings Inc

03/01/18 / #20180060425

Patent claim scope evaluator

Systems and methods for calculating a patent claim scope rating are disclosed. In an example embodiment, a method of calculating a patent claim scope rating includes identifying patent references cited in examination of a subject patent and storing the identified patent references as an applied art list, identifying first backward references for the patent references in the applied art list and storing the first backward references as a first backward list, identifying second backward references for the first backward references in the first backward list and storing the second backward references as a second backward list, identifying forward references for the patent references in the applied art list and storing the forward references as a forward list. ... Ip Holdings Inc

03/01/18 / #20180058599

Rigid piston valve incorporating a solenoid

A rigid piston assembly for use in a conventional flush valve includes a rigid piston and a solenoid configured to fixedly engage within the valve body. A flush valve for a plumbing fixture as well as a method of retrofitting a piston valve into a diaphragm flush valve body which includes a rigid piston and solenoid configuration.. ... Ip Holdings Inc

03/01/18 / #20180058007

Paper web having a surface that includes a plurality of sections, at least one of the sections having a plurality of positions, with ink applied to the paper web surface at some of the plurality of positions

A paper web includes a surface having a plurality of sections. At least one section of the plurality of sections has a plurality of positions. ... Ip Holdings Inc

03/01/18 / #20180056733

Apparatus for delivering air through trailer axle system

A rotary union assembly for use with a tire inflation system includes a hollow tube configured to deliver air between proximal and distal ends, a bullet having a central axial aperture receiving the tube therethrough, a proximal retaining structure defined on the proximal end of the tube, and a distal retaining structure defined on a distal end of the tube, configured to retain the bullet on the tube therebetween. A cartridge is coupled to a distal end of the tube and includes one or more apertures on a sidewall thereof in fluid communication with the tube. ... Ip Holdings Inc

03/01/18 / #20180056732

Apparatus for delivering air through powered axle assemblies

The air transmission structure includes a stator—having an annular outer wall with at least one aperture, an air inlet, and an air passage between the air inlet and the at least one aperture on the annular outer wall—biased against the non-rotating spindle. A housing includes interior annular walls mounted in radially spaced relation with the annular outer wall of the stator to form an annular cavity therebetween, and at least one aperture formed through the interior annular wall, and air outlet, and an air passage between the at least one aperture and air outlet. ... Ip Holdings Inc

02/22/18 / #20180052031

Capacitive fluid level sensor for rapid response

A capacitive sensor assembly for determining a fluid level within a fluid reservoir sensing through impedance change due to capacitive element driven by radio frequency differential voltage source. The chip is supplied with a pair of voltage sources having opposite phases and similar magnitude, a resultant capacitance changes being represented as a changing voltage output via a capacitive voltage divider arrangement. ... Ip Holdings Inc

02/22/18 / #20180051469

Flexible cladding wrap, system and methods

A flexible cladding wrap for an exterior or interior wall of a building, a building wall panel, and/or a building surface is provided, the flexible cladding wrap comprising a flexible facing layer including a, preferably absorbent and more preferably porous, flexible facing substrate and powdered aggregate bonded to the facing substrate; and a flexible backing layer including a flexible backing substrate to which the facing layer is attached. A system utilising said flexible cladding wrap to create a continuous aesthetic impression of the building is also provided, in addition to methods of making and using said flexible cladding wrap.. ... Ip Holdings Inc

02/22/18 / #20180050167

Ultra rapid cycle portable oxygen concentrator

Lightweight, portable oxygen concentrators that operate using an ultra rapid, sub one second, adsorption cycle based on advanced molecular sieve materials are disclosed. The amount of sieve material utilized is a fraction of that used in conventional portable devices. ... Ip Holdings Inc

02/15/18 / #20180045880

Lighting arrangement

A lighting arrangement can include a light panel, a bracket, and a connecting member. The light panel can include a frame and a plurality of light emitting units. ... Ip Holdings Inc

02/15/18 / #20180045271

Radial vibration dampers having a tuning ratio and a tuning angle

Radial vibration dampers have an inertia member defining an annular channel having (i) a radially facing, open face; (ii) a bottom surface; and (iii) interior, opposing surfaces. The interior, opposing surfaces are each angled outward away from a central transverse plane through the inertia member at an angle in a range from zero degrees to at most 45 degrees. ... Ip Holdings Inc

02/15/18 / #20180044860

Method of creping a cellulosic sheet using a multilayer creping belt having openings to make paper products, and paper products made using a multilayer creping belt having openings

A method of creping a cellulosic sheet and a creped web made by a creping process. The method includes preparing a nascent web from an aqueous papermaking furnish, depositing and creping the nascent web on a multilayer creping belt that includes (i) a first layer made from a polymeric material having a plurality of openings, and (ii) a second layer attached to a surface of the first layer, with the nascent web being deposited on the first layer, and applying a vacuum to the creping belt such that the nascent web is drawn into the plurality of openings, but not drawn into the second layer.. ... Ip Holdings Inc

02/15/18 / #20180043875

Aspirators for producing vacuum using the venturi effect

A venturi device for producing vacuum from fluids in an engine system has a body defining a venturi gap separating apart an outlet end of a converging motive section and an inlet end of a diverging discharge section by a lineal distance, and a suction port in fluid communication with the venturi gap. The converging motive section and the diverging discharge section both gradually, continuously taper toward the venturi gap, the converging motive section defines a circular-shaped motive inlet and an elliptical- or polygonal-shaped motive outlet, the diverging discharge section defines an elliptical- or polygonal-shaped discharge inlet, and an inner passageway of the converging motive section transitions as a hyperbolic function from the motive inlet to the elliptical- or polygonal-shaped motive outlet.. ... Ip Holdings Inc

02/15/18 / #20180042735

System and method for spinal surgery utilizing a low-diameter sheathed portal shielding an oblique lateral approach through kambin's triangle

Embodiments of the present invention are directed toward a system and method for facilitating the fusion of two vertebral bodies utilizing an oblique lateral surgical trajectory. Certain embodiments disclose a method for a surgical approach into one or more interbody spaces between two vertebral bodies on a trajectory through kambin's triangle. ... Ip Holdings Inc

02/08/18 / #20180038582

Air cooled horticulture lighting fixture for a double ended high pressure sodium lamp

An air cooled horticulture lamp fixture for growing plants in confined indoor spaces. The fixture seals the lamp and heat generated by the same to a reflector interior. ... Ip Holdings Inc

02/08/18 / #20180037781

Glue-bonded multi-ply absorbent sheet and polyvinyl alcohol ply bonding adhesive

A multi-ply absorbent sheet includes a first absorbent ply of cellulosic sheet; a second absorbent ply of cellulosic sheet; and a ply bonding adhesive interposed between the first absorbent ply and the second absorbent ply, the ply-bonding adhesive thereby adhering said absorbent plies together. The ply-bonding adhesive comprises polyvinyl alcohol and nanofibrillated cellulose. ... Ip Holdings Inc

02/08/18 / #20180036138

Expandable, adjustable inter-body fusion devices and methods

An expandable, adjustable inter-body fusion device is presented. The inter-body fusion device can have a first plate, a second plate, and an insert positioned substantially therebetween the first plate and the second plate. ... Ip Holdings Inc

02/08/18 / #20180035617

Air cooled horticulture lighting fixture

An air cooled horticulture lamp fixture for growing plants in confined indoor spaces. The fixture substantially seals the lamp and heat generated thereby to a reflector interior. ... Ip Holdings Inc

02/01/18 / #20180034960

Automatic connection to a transcription system

Apparatuses and methods are disclosed for automatically connecting to a relay service and establish a captioning communication session during a call between a hearing-impaired user and a far-end user. The apparatus includes communication elements configured to receive captions from a relay service, and a processor configured to automatically connect to the relay service and establish a captioning communication session during a call responsive to a determination that a connection to the relay service failed during a time in which the hearing-impaired user desired captions to be enabled. ... Ip Holdings Inc

02/01/18 / #20180034672

Transpositional modulation systems and methods

Systems and methods for transpositional modulation and demodulation are provided. One such method for generating a signal includes the steps of providing a look-up table having a plurality of quarter-cycle waveforms, each of said quarter-cycle waveforms associated with a respective input level; receiving an input signal; and outputting quarter-cycle waveforms associated with levels of the received input signal. ... Ip Holdings Inc

01/25/18 / #20180023149

Method and apparatus for dynamically culturing a biological sample

The present invention relates to the field of culturing of biological samples and in one form provides feedback in a biological sample culturing system to improve the viability of biological samples wherein the feedback comprises one or a combination of: measuring and manipulating environmental parameters operatively associated with the biological sample culturing system, and; measuring and manipulating culturing media parameters operatively associated with the biological sample culturing system. In another form the invention provides control of the culturing of biological samples in a biological sample culturing system comprising the steps of: mixing individual culture media components in response to one of a predetermined user selection or a predetermined user profile; dispensing the mixed media components into a preselected culturing pod containing at least one biological sample; providing feedback for the mixing step by measuring one or a combination of environmental parameters and culturing media parameters of the at least one biological sample.. ... Ip Holdings Inc

01/11/18 / #20180013885

Video relay service, communication system, and related methods for connecting users with n11 services in a video relay service environment

Video relay services, communication systems, and methods are disclosed connecting users with n11 services in a video relay service environment. A video relay service may comprise at least one server configured to manage a customer database including customer records for audibly-impaired users of the video relay service, manage an n11 database including alternate numbers corresponding to n11 codes for a plurality of different locations defined by political boundaries, receive incoming video calls including an n11 code from a calling party, resolve the n11 code to an appropriate alternate number for an n11 service based on a political boundary for the calling party responsive to a query of the n11 database, establish a first connection between a video communication device associated with the calling party and a call assistant station associated with a sign language interpreter, and establish a second connection between the call assistant station and the n11 service.. ... Ip Holdings Inc

01/11/18 / #20180012285

System for coordinating information from a plurality of websites and selectively providing this information to a user

A system comprises at least one first processor and at least one second processor. The at least one first processor is of a vendor website and is configured to produce a web site including vendor product information and a widget on the web site. ... Ip Holdings Inc

01/04/18 / #20180005315

Systems and methods for detecting and monitoring suspicious system activity

Systems and methods are provided for receiving a plurality of categories of data, each category comprising at least one subcategory, receiving a weight associated with each subcategory, and storing the plurality of categories, associated subcategories and the weight associated with each subcategory. The systems and methods further provide for determining that an activity occurring in a system has triggered a risk analysis, compiling data related to a user associated with the activity, analyzing the data related to the user and determining one or more subcategories for the data, determining a risk rating for the user based on the weight of each of the one or more subcategories, comparing the risk rating to one or more predetermined threshold values to determine an alert value for the user, and storing the risk rating for the user, the alert value for the user, and the data related to the user.. ... Ip Holdings Inc

01/04/18 / #20180003271

Sealed belt tensioning device

A tensioning system including a base and an arm pivotally coupled to the base, the arm having an engagement surface and being configured to pivot relative to the base about a pivot axis. The system further includes a biasing mechanism operatively coupled to the arm to bias the arm relative to the base, and a seal assembly sealingly positioned between the arm and the base. ... Ip Holdings Inc

01/04/18 / #20180000255

Article comprising a temperature-conditioned surface, thermoelectric control unit, and method for temperature-conditioning the surface of an article

The present invention provides systems, methods, and articles for temperature conditioning a surface. An article is formed from a first layer having a plurality of openings and a second layer having a corresponding plurality of openings. ... Ip Holdings Inc

12/28/17 / #20170374076

Systems and methods for detecting fraudulent system activity

Systems and methods are presented for generating intelligence data related to at least one of a group comprising internet protocol (ip) addresses, email addresses, domain names, commercial mail receiving agencies, device identifiers, and user system activity, and storing the intelligence data. Systems and methods are further presented for receiving a registration request message from a user via a computing device, with the registration request message comprising identifying information for the user and identifying information for the computing device, analyzing the registration request message to determine whether the identifying information for the user and the identifying information for the computing device, is associated with any data included in the intelligence data, and sending a registration response message indicating whether or not the user is registered, based on the result of analyzing the registration request message to determine whether the identifying information for the user and the identifying information for the computing device, is associated with any data included in the intelligence data.. ... Ip Holdings Inc

12/28/17 / #20170372406

Email checkout system for completing website cart checkout

A system for leveraging email to complete an online checkout from a customer accessing a third party vendor website is disclosed. The system may store customer information including a name, email address, shipping address, and billing information. ... Ip Holdings Inc

12/28/17 / #20170372382

Email payment gateway for sending funds

An email payment gateway may be configured to send emails to potential donors. The emails may include mailto hyperlinks. ... Ip Holdings Inc

12/28/17 / #20170372291

Email payment gateway for e-commerce

An email payment gateway may be configured to send emails to customers, including a plurality of mailto hyperlinks. Each mailto hyperlink may be in the form of a graphical user interface button associated with one or more products. ... Ip Holdings Inc

12/28/17 / #20170372283

Email-based e-commerce

An email payment gateway having electronic commerce (e-commerce) system may send advertisement emails to customers that are registered with the e-commerce system. The advertisement emails may include mailto hyperlinks. ... Ip Holdings Inc

12/28/17 / #20170372233

Creation, use and training of computer-based discovery avatars

In embodiments of the present invention improved capabilities are described for developing, training, validating and deploying discovery avatars embodying mathematical models that may be used for document and data discovery and deployed within large data repositories. For example, an avatar may be constructed by machine learning processes, including by processing information related to what types of information analysts find useful in large data sets. ... Ip Holdings Inc

12/28/17 / #20170370363

Air moving device

An air moving device according to the present disclosure can include a housing and an installation hub. The housing can be connected to the installation hub via one or more adjustable supports. ... Ip Holdings Inc

12/28/17 / #20170368513

Agitator for submersible pumps

An agitator includes a central shaft, a radially spaced array of vanes and a shroud encircling the central shaft so as to intersect the vanes perpendicular to the vanes' depth and along their length, thus defining an inner passageway between the shroud and the central shaft and an outer passageway between the vanes, radially extending outwardly of the shroud.. . ... Ip Holdings Inc

12/28/17 / #20170368446

Splitboard boot binding system with adjustable highback

An improved highback adjustment system for a splitboard boot binding. A captive strut is mounted on the spine of the highback, the strut having a forward lean adjustor block such that rotation or sliding of the block lengthens or shortens the strut. ... Ip Holdings Inc

12/28/17 / #20170368238

Surgical drain system and method of use

A surgical drain system for use during and following surgery is provided. A collection reservoir is placed in fluid communication with the body of a user through a collection port. ... Ip Holdings Inc

12/28/17 / #20170367450

Spinner wheel assembly for a luggage case

A spinner wheel assembly for a luggage case is provided. The wheel assembly may include a housing, a support strut rotatably coupled to the housing about a spinner axis, and a plurality of wheels each rotatably coupled to the support strut about a wheel axis. ... Ip Holdings Inc

12/14/17 / #20170356404

Bypass valve in an apparatus for producing vacuum

Venturi devices are disclosed that have a housing defining a conduit having a venturi gap. Downstream of and bypassing the venturi gap is a bypass check valve that defines an internal cavity having a first seat, a second seat, an inlet port, at least two outlet ports, and a seal member seated therein that is translatable between a closed position against the first seat and an open position against the second seat. ... Ip Holdings Inc

12/14/17 / #20170354221

Smart luggage system

A smart luggage apparatus includes a case assembly with at least a stowage compartment. A smart handle assembly is mounted to a case assembly. ... Ip Holdings Inc

12/07/17 / #20170351682

System and method for patent and prior art analysis

Various embodiments of the present disclosure include systems and methods for analyzing patents and prior art in a patent management system. In an example embodiment, a computer-implemented method of determining a potential point of novelty for an identified patent comprises retrieving at least one independent claim of the patent in the claim form as issued; retrieving at least one independent claim of the patent in the claim form as published; and automatically comparing the issued claim to the published claim by identifying unique keywords present in the issued claim but not present in the published claim and flagging the unique keywords to a user.. ... Ip Holdings Inc

11/30/17 / #20170346752

Verification mechanism for network service chain paths

Data packets passing from a source to a destination in a network according to a service function chain (sfc) are processed by an ordered sequence of at least one service function (sf). For each sf in the sfc in order, a current value of a function, such as a hash function, is recursively computed including, as input values, at least current identifying data that identifies a corresponding current one of the sfs, and a value of the function output from an immediately preceding sf. ... Ip Holdings Inc

11/30/17 / #20170341111

Method and system for removing ink from films

A method of removing ink from a film includes unrolling the film from a first roll, exposing the film to a cleaning composition, and scraping the cleaning composition from the film. The film and the cleaning composition pass adjacent a first nonabrasive cloth to spread the cleaning composition over a width of the film, and adjacent at least one additional nonabrasive cloth to scrub the ink from the film. ... Ip Holdings Inc

11/30/17 / #20170340452

Expandable intervertebral cage assemblies

An expandable assembly for insertion into an intervertebral space is presented. The assembly, in particular aspects, includes an elongate body comprising an upper portion and a lower portion. ... Ip Holdings Inc

11/23/17 / #20170337615

Method and apparatus for providing tickets to consumers

A system and method for creating a watchlist of products relating to any type of item/service/event for which any type of purchase may be made by a user. The system permits a user to access a website and identify items of the website that are of interest and other users (or friends) and associate one or more users with one or more items in the watchlist. ... Ip Holdings Inc

11/23/17 / #20170333510

Methods and compositions for enhancing or maintaining fertility

Embodiments of the invention generally relate to methods and supplements for increasing, enhancing, or maintaining fertility in a human being.. . ... Ip Holdings Inc

11/23/17 / #20170333198

Expandable, adjustable inter-body fusion devices and methods

An expandable, adjustable inter-body fusion device is presented. The inter-body fusion device can have a first plate, a second plate, and an insert positioned substantially there between the first plate and the second plate. ... Ip Holdings Inc

11/09/17 / #20170325085

Identifying devices with transpositional modulation

Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for transmitting, by a first device, a transmission signal that includes a carrier signal modulated with a tm signal. Receiving a response signal from a second device in response to the transmission signal. ... Ip Holdings Inc

11/09/17 / #20170322594

Flash insert for mobile phone case

A case, for an electronic device such as a mobile phone, containing an insert located near a camera, still image recorder, or video recorder and a flash of the device is disclosed. The placement, material, color, and properties of the insert helps reduce and/or eliminate problems associated with the case affecting the resultant flash/light from the camera causing and adding erroneous colors, effects, and information on the resulting pictures, images, sensors, or videos.. ... Ip Holdings Inc

11/09/17 / #20170318926

Luggage case having surface features providing enhanced strength

A luggage article (2) having surface features providing enhanced corner strength is provided. The luggage article may include a shell (4) at least partially formed by an outer layer (6), and including first and second shell portions (28) selectively secured together at a split line (26), the first shell portion defining a first corner region (24). ... Ip Holdings Inc

10/26/17 / #20170311205

Transpositional modulation communications between devices

Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for determining, by a first device, that a second device is within range for direct communications and that the second device is capable of performing transpositional modulation (tm) communications. Determining to use transpositional modulation to send data to the second device. ... Ip Holdings Inc

10/26/17 / #20170310526

Transpositional modulation communications

Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium for receiving, by a first device, a first signal from a second device, the first signal including a carrier signal modulated with a first modulation signal. Detecting a frequency of the carrier signal by performing a carrier extraction (carex) process on the first signal. ... Ip Holdings Inc

10/26/17 / #20170308888

Method for processing multimodal mobile donations via text message and email communication

A donation processing system receives a text message from a donor indicating that they would like to make a donation to a non-profit organization. In response to the text message, a response message indicating the particulars of the donation including the donation amount and the non-profit organization is sent to the user. ... Ip Holdings Inc

10/26/17 / #20170308873

Vendor token generator

A method for generating tokens for use in an email-based e-commerce transaction between third party vendor and a customer that is facilitated by a payment server is disclosed. The method may comprise generating a token for use with an email checkout, wherein the token comprises a customer name, and customer email address. ... Ip Holdings Inc

10/26/17 / #20170307597

Platform and methods for analyzing effects of genetics, age and environment in stimulus-response studies using induced pluripotent stem cells

Platforms and methods for conducting stimulus-response studies on induced pluripotent stem cells, or cells differentiated therefrom, that have been derived from cells collected from donors. Samples are taken at various ages and/or before and after exposure to environmental conditions. ... Ip Holdings Inc

10/26/17 / #20170307596

Methods for conducting stimulus-response studies with induced pluripotent stem cells derived from perinatal cells or tissues

Methods are provided herein for conducting stimulus-response studies on ipscs, or cells derived from ipscs, that have been derived from perinatal cells collected from donors under null-exposome conditions. In some embodiments, multiple donors are involved. ... Ip Holdings Inc

10/26/17 / #20170307432

Fluid level monitor

A fluid level monitor incorporated into a fuel tank. A sensor module is adapted to being mounted to an exterior of the tank. ... Ip Holdings Inc

10/26/17 / #20170307412

Inductive sensor for shock absorber

An inductor sensor assembly for determining to position of object includes a layer of ferrite overlaying exciting and receiving coils formed on a substrate. A magnet attached to the target produces a virtual coupler in an area of ferrite overlaying the coils. ... Ip Holdings Inc

10/26/17 / #20170307411

Position sensor

An inductive position sensor utilized with a rotating or linearly displacing electrically conductive component. In a first embodiment, a sensor housing is mounted to an exterior of a structure supporting the component and exhibits a radially inwardly extending printed circuit board (pcb) with sensor coils arrayed in spatial and non-contacting position relative to a cross sectional cam end surface profile of the rotating component, such that rotation of the cam surface profile causes a linear displacement of the conducting coupler along the coils to determine a positional change of the rotating component. ... Ip Holdings Inc

10/26/17 / #20170307098

Aspirated relief valve for a turbocharging system

Engine systems have an air induction system, a turbocharger in fluid communication with an intake manifold, an evacuator defining a venturi gap with a suction port in fluid communication therewith, a relief valve enclosing a piston and defining an inlet and an outlet in selective fluid communication with one another, and a storage tank of high pressure air in fluid communication with the evacuator. The relief valve has a valve element connected to the piston, and the piston divides the housing into a pressurized chamber in fluid communication with the suction port of the evacuator and a bypass portion in fluid communication with the inlet, which is in fluid communication with the compressed air from the turbocharger, and the outlet, which is in fluid communication with the air induction system or atmosphere. ... Ip Holdings Inc

10/26/17 / #20170303651

Luggage with shells having varied depths

A luggage case (100, 600, 700, 800, 900) may include opposing sidewalls forming minor faces (105, 106), opposing sidewalls forming major faces (101, 102), and opposing end walls (103, 104) together forming an article defining an enclosed space (109). A line of separation (150) may be formed in said minor faces (105, 160) and end walls (103, 104). ... Ip Holdings Inc

10/12/17 / #20170295180

System and method for access control using context-based proof

Control of access by a requesting entity to an asset includes defining an approved state of the requesting entity. A validation of a representation of the approved state of in a non-repudiatable form in obtained from an event validation system. ... Ip Holdings Inc

10/12/17 / #20170292583

Torsional vibration dampers having a plurality of elastomeric ring bushings

Torsional vibration dampers are disclosed that have a hub defining a plurality of fastener-receiving openings and an inertia member concentric about and spaced a radial distance apart from a shaft-receiving member of the hub and having a plurality of receptacles defining a bore oriented axially. Each receptacle aligns with one of the plurality of fastener-receiving openings, and receives one of a plurality of elastomeric rings with a fastener seated therein and received in the fastener-receiving openings to operatively connect the inertia member to the hub through compression of the elastomeric rings. ... Ip Holdings Inc

10/05/17 / #20170286249

External storage device security systems and methods

Systems and methods are presented for detecting, by a universal serial bus (usb) drive operatively coupled with a computing device, power from the computing device, and determining, by the usb drive, that drivers associated with the usb drive have been installed on the computing device. The systems and methods may determine that drivers associated with the usb drive have been installed by sending, to the computing device, a digital signal indicating a predetermined keystroke until the usb drive receives a response from the computing device, and receiving, from the computing device, a feedback response to the digital signal indicating the predetermined keystroke has been received. ... Ip Holdings Inc

10/05/17 / #20170284782

System and method for making a fluid container with integrated and locking measuring tape

The invention is a fluid container, such as a flask or canteen, positioned in previously unused spaces found in the housing of a measuring tape mechanism. The present invention possesses a fluid container or vessel place inside the external housing of a measuring tape component (with an opening and cap), which simultaneously encloses an internal integrated spooled measuring tape with spring-loaded retracting measuring tape with a locking mechanism. ... Ip Holdings Inc

10/05/17 / #20170283278

Control device for a uv-disinfecting system with broadband uv emitters

A device for monitoring and controlling water disinfecting systems having at least one broadband uv emitter arranged in a channel, wherein the device has at least one sensor, which is arranged in the water at a distance from the broadband uv emitter, and wherein the sensor is connected to a control unit, which is set up to control the output of the broadband uv emitter or the volumetric flow of water through the channel, wherein the sensor has a maximum sensitivity to uv radiation in a wavelength range between 200 nm and 240 nm.. . ... Ip Holdings Inc

10/05/17 / #20170283114

Method and apparatus for interconnectable building block container toys capable of storing items

Methods and apparatus for removably or irremovably interconnectable building block containers such as those capable of initially storing consumable items such as food and drink. After consumption of the food or drink, the cavity containing same may be cleaned and/or refilled with consumable or non-consumable items. ... Ip Holdings Inc

10/05/17 / #20170282337

Driver tool and method of use

A driver tool for insertion and removal of a first part configured for threaded engagement in a corresponding threaded bore in a second part has a driving end portion of polygonal shape with multiple flats configured for engagement in a recess in the first part having a corresponding polygonal shape. Some or all of the flats have a respective grabbing feature or edge designed to grab or grip into the opposing surface of the recess to allow a greater amount of torque to be applied to the first part when the tool is rotated in the unthreading direction than when it is rotated in the opposite threading or insertion direction.. ... Ip Holdings Inc

09/28/17 / #20170274867

Locking harness

A retainer apparatus including a first retainer portion, a second retainer portion, a transceiver, and a sensor comprising a motion detector. The retainer apparatus includes the first retainer portion configured to be slidably attached to a first harness strap and a second retainer portion configured to be slidably attached to a second harness strap. ... Ip Holdings Inc

09/21/17 / #20170272492

Content distribution via a distribution network and an access network

A method and apparatus for streaming content to an access network in an interactive information distribution system. The method encapsulates the content in accordance to an internet protocol (ip). ... Ip Holdings Inc

09/21/17 / #20170271858

Firewall insert box

The invention described herein is a fire protection device in the form of an insert designed to be quickly installed in new or existing electrical boxes located in firewalls. This insert is comprised of a material designed to withstand high direct heat and serve as a barrier to the passage of direct heat or smoke and gases through firewalls rated under astm e-119. ... Ip Holdings Inc

09/21/17 / #20170270597

Alternative email-based website checkouts

An e-commerce system and method for facilitating transactions between a customer and a vendor is disclosed. The e-commerce system includes a receiver configured to receive a request for at least one token, the request including the details of at least one transaction for the purchase of at least one product, a processor configured to generate at least one token, a transmitter configured to transmit the at least one token to a customer browser, the customer browser being used to validate the token using at least one iframe, the receiver configured to receive submission in the iframe, the processor configured to decode the token, the processor configured to perform one or more validations, and the processor configured to process the transaction, on a condition that the validations are approved.. ... Ip Holdings Inc

09/21/17 / #20170267585

Filled polyurethane composites with size-graded fillers

Polyurethane composites and methods of preparing polyurethane composites are described herein. The polyurethane composite can comprise (a) a polyurethane formed by the reaction of (i) one or more isocyanates selected from the group consisting of diisocyanates, polyisocyanates, and mixtures thereof, and (ii) one or more polyols; (b) fly ash comprising 50% or greater by weight, fly ash particles having a particle size of from 0.2 micron to 100 microns; and (c) a coarse filler material comprising 80% or greater by weight, filler particles having a particle size of from greater than 250 microns to 10 mm. ... Ip Holdings Inc

09/21/17 / #20170267315

Marine decking with sandwich-type construction and method of making same

A marine deck member with enhanced surface traction and the process for forming the same. The marine deck member comprises a sandwich-type composite panel made by a compression molding process. ... Ip Holdings Inc

09/21/17 / #20170266912

Marine decking with sandwich-type construction and method of making same

A marine deck member with enhanced surface traction and the process for forming the same. The marine deck member comprises a sandwich-type composite panel made by a compression molding process. ... Ip Holdings Inc

09/21/17 / #20170266911

Marine decking with sandwich-type consruction and method of making same

A marine deck member with enhanced surface traction and the process for forming the same. The marine deck member comprises a sandwich-type composite panel made by a compression molding process. ... Ip Holdings Inc

09/21/17 / #20170265611

Luggage article formed of a compacted non-woven sheet

A luggage shell or case made from a sheet formed by compacting and heating a mat made of either a mixture of randomly oriented first discontinuous non-woven plastic fibers (42) having a first melting temperature and randomly oriented second discontinuous reinforcing non-woven plastic fiber (46) having a second melting temperature higher than the first melting temperature, or a bicomponent fiber having a first plastic portion having a first melting temperature and a second plastic portion having a second melting temperature. The non-woven mat is heated at a temperature between the first melting temperature and the second melting temperature, as well as by forming the compacted non-woven sheet (64) into the luggage shell.. ... Ip Holdings Inc

09/14/17 / #20170258190

Luggage article having offset support members

A luggage article having offset support members is provided. The luggage article may include a luggage case including first and second shells pivotably connected together at a split line by a hinge member. ... Ip Holdings Inc

09/07/17 / #20170255911

Peer to peer email based financial transactions

A method for peer-to-peer e-commerce transaction between a first user and a second user that is facilitated by a payment server is disclosed. The method including receiving a money request from a first user, wherein the money request identifies a second user from which money is requested. ... Ip Holdings Inc

09/07/17 / #20170254426

Fluidic diode check valve

Fluidic diodes are disclosed that have a housing defining an inlet and an outlet and a divided fluid passageway therebetween defined by mirror image partitions generally tear-drop shaped spaced apart a first distance from one another by a constant width primary fluid pathway with the tip thereof pointed generally toward the outlet and spaced apart a second distance from an interior wall of the housing to define a constant width secondary fluid pathway. Fluid flow from the inlet to the outlet is through the primary fluid pathway with some additional flow through the secondary fluid pathways joining the primary fluid pathway proximate the outlet for flow together in the same direction, and fluid flow from the outlet to the inlet through the secondary fluid pathways exits the secondary fluid pathways into the primary fluid pathway, proximate the inlet, in a direction substantially opposite the flow in the primary fluid pathway.. ... Ip Holdings Inc

08/31/17 / #20170251150

Transcribing video communication sessions

A method to transcribe a video communication session may include obtaining, at a communication system, a request from a first communication device for a video communication session and determining a currently available second communication device from among multiple second communication devices registered with the communication system. The method may also include establishing the video communication session between the first communication device and the currently available second communication device. ... Ip Holdings Inc

08/31/17 / #20170249435

Near-real-time transmission of serial patient data to third-party systems

Implementations for providing patient physiological data to a third-party system in near-real-time include determining that a value of a data element within a data source has changed, and determining that the data element is included in a watchlist, the watchlist including one or more topics, each topic being associated with at least one data element, and in response: providing a data element tuple associated with the data element, and transmitting the data element tuple to the third-party system over a network. Other implementations of this aspect include corresponding systems, apparatus, and computer programs, configured to perform the actions of the methods, encoded on computer storage devices.. ... Ip Holdings Inc

08/31/17 / #20170248922

Cover or faceplate for electronic smart watch

A cover (100) for a wrist-worn electronic device, which cover (100) includes an exterior layer (101) which forms an exterior of the cover (100), and an interior layer (114) which forms an interior of the cover (100). The interior layer (114) abuts against an exterior of the electronic device when the cover (100) is arranged on the wrist-worn electronic device. ... Ip Holdings Inc

08/31/17 / #20170246333

Apparatus and method for treating impurities in air and materials

An apparatus for treating air includes a housing with an air inlet and an air outlet, the housing enclosing an air treatment zone and an ozone removal zone, wherein the ozone removal zone is positioned downstream of the air treatment zone with respect to a flow direction of the air being treated, an ultraviolet (uv) light source in the air treatment zone configured to generate ozone from the air, wherein the uv light from the uv light source and the ozone generated by the uv light source treat the air in the air treatment zone, catalyst in the ozone removal zone that removes at least a portion of the ozone generated by the uv light source, and an air mover positioned near the air outlet configured to draw the air through the air inlet into the air treatment zone from outside the housing.. . ... Ip Holdings Inc

08/31/17 / #20170246073

Piezoelectric compression stocking

The present disclosure provides a compression stocking that comprises a tubular fabric body and a piezoelectric material that is incorporated into the tubular fabric body. The piezoelectric material changes shape in response to actuation energy to generate a compressive force. ... Ip Holdings Inc

08/24/17 / #20170243033

Interrogator and interrogation system employing the same

The present invention is directed to an interrogator, method of discerning metal and radio frequency identification (rfid) objects, and an interrogation system employing the same. In one embodiment, the interrogator includes a metal sensing subsystem configured to provide a first signal having a signature representing a presence of a metal object, and a rfid sensing subsystem configured to provide a second signal having a signature representing a presence of a rfid object. ... Ip Holdings Inc

08/17/17 / #20170234419

Torsional vibration dampers

Torsional vibration dampers having a dual spring-dashpot system are disclosed that result in a lightweight hub and a lightweight inertia ring, which is concentric about the hub. The hub has a two-piece construction: a central hub defining an innermost sleeve that defines a bore for receiving a shaft; and a monolithic, generally-annular spoke defining an outermost ring concentric about and spaced radially outward from the central hub portion. ... Ip Holdings Inc

08/10/17 / #20170225842

Watertight bag

A watertight bag includes a bag body, a closure retainer and a fastener. The bag body has an opening facing upward at a top edge thereof. ... Ip Holdings Inc

08/03/17 / #20170215452

Chocolate food product

A chocolate food product that is low in fat, dairy free, soy and lecithin free, free of added sugar or ingredients that increase sugar content, substantially starch-free, isomaltooligosaccharide-free, oligosaccharide-free, maltitol-free, sorbitol-free, xylitol-free, erythritol-free, and isomalt-free. The chocolate food product may comprise: a cocoa butter, an unsweetened cocoa powder, a glycerin, a coconut cream, an almond milk, a pectin, a salt, a monk fruit blend, and a coconut flour.. ... Ip Holdings Inc

07/27/17 / #20170214563

Separating and extracting modulated signals

Methods, systems, and apparatus for receiving an input signal, where the input signal includes a carrier signal modulated with a first modulation signal and a second modulation signal, and where the second modulation signal is a tm signal. Demodulating the first modulation signal from the input signal. ... Ip Holdings Inc

07/27/17 / #20170214560

Extracting carrier signals from modulated signals

Methods, systems, and apparatus for detecting a center frequency of an input signal, the input signal including a carrier signal modulated with a modulation signal. Detecting a frequency of a second signal. ... Ip Holdings Inc

07/27/17 / #20170211801

Air cooled horticulture lighting fixture with internal ballast

An air cooled horticulture lighting fixture for growing plants in confined indoor growing spaces having a cooling chamber between a first duct and a second duct and an internal ballast within the cooling chamber such that air flowing between the two ducts flows through the ballast components to cool the ballast, and also removes heat from operation of the lamp bulb. An access cover is provided for easy removal and replacement of the ballast board.. ... Ip Holdings Inc

07/27/17 / #20170210671

Use of sacrificial agents in manufacture of gypsum wallboard

The present invention relates to the use of sacrificial agents to counteract the deleterious impact of gypsum contaminants on the effectiveness of certain stucco additives, particularly, water reducing agents and foaming agents, in a stucco slurry used to make gypsum wallboard.. . ... Ip Holdings Inc

07/13/17 / #20170200319

Queue management system and method

An automated waiting line transaction management system that provides patrons/users the option of queuing up and waiting in the standard attraction line at a venue or obtaining an id unit that can be used for purchasing a pass to bypass the normal line. The venue administrator sets pass prices for each attraction on a real-time basis either manually or through a venue algorithm.. ... Ip Holdings Inc

07/13/17 / #20170197679

Systems and methods for modular components for electric vehicles

A modular system for an automotive vehicle configured to permit removal of a removable structural module from and reattachment to an automotive vehicle is described. The system includes a removable structural module comprising a body, a support structure configured to receive and support the removable structural module and to permit the removable structural module to be releasably attached to an automotive vehicle, a sensing arrangement configured to permit confirmation of secure attachment of the removable structural module to the automotive vehicle and configured to permit identification of a predetermined type of the removable structural module, and a computer configured to identify the predetermined type of the removable structural module from among multiple possible predetermined types of removable structural modules. ... Ip Holdings Inc

07/13/17 / #20170197678

Systems and methods for reconfigurable electric vehicles

Utilization of shared vehicles that are structurally and reversibly reconfigurable to suit requests for particular vehicle configurations is described. Vehicle use is monitored for plural vehicles shared among multiple users/uses. ... Ip Holdings Inc

07/06/17 / #20170194893

Solar collection assembly and method

A solar collection assembly for collection of incident solar energy and generation of electricity includes a central vertically oriented support column carrying a solar collection assembly of one or more dual faced solar receptor assemblies. Each solar receptor assembly has an upper solar receptor surface and a lower solar receptor surface. ... Ip Holdings Inc

07/06/17 / #20170193060

Systems and methods for enabling search services to highlight documents

The disclosed computer-implemented method for enabling search services to highlight documents may include (1) creating, via an internal search service, a highlight index that comprises an analyzer for at least one type of document, (2) receiving a search query configured for an external search service and a document that is of the type and that comprises a search result for the search query, (3) querying the highlight index in order to retrieve the analyzer for the type of document from the highlight index, and (4) sending the analyzer, the document, and the search query to a search service in order to enable the search service to display at least one highlighted string extracted from the document via the analyzer, wherein the highlighted string originates from the search query. Various other methods, systems, and computer-readable media are also disclosed.. ... Ip Holdings Inc

07/06/17 / #20170188676

Protective case with over-center flap closure and stylus holder

There is provided a case (1) for a device (22) comprising a sleeve portion (4) having a sleeve opening (17), a closure portion (6), and a hinge (8) connecting the closure portion (6) to the sleeve portion (4) adjacent the sleeve opening (17). A stylus cavity is formed within the sleeve portion. ... Ip Holdings Inc

07/06/17 / #20170188675

Protective case with over-center flap closure

There is provided a case (1) for a device (22) comprising a sleeve portion (4) having a sleeve opening (17), a closure portion (6), and a hinge (8) connecting the closure portion (6) to the sleeve portion (4) adjacent the sleeve opening (17). The hinge (8) is adapted to allow the closure portion (6) to move from a first position away from the sleeve opening to allow the device (22) to be inserted into the sleeve portion (4) and a second position where the closure portion (6) is positionable over an end of the device (22). ... Ip Holdings Inc

07/06/17 / #20170188669

Two-part watch strap

A two-part watch strap (1) including a clasping part (2) and a clasped part (3). The clasping part (2) includes: a clasping-part watch-attaching end; a clasping end opposite the clasping-part watch-attaching end; a strap/band/bracelet portion (4) extending between the watch-attaching and clasping ends of the clasping part (2); and a groove (11) arranged in the strap/band/bracelet portion (4). ... Ip Holdings Inc

06/29/17 / #20170187853

Protective cover for an electronic device including impact geometry

A case for an electronic device comprising a frame or shell, a protective perimeter, and an interior with impact geometry.. . ... Ip Holdings Inc

06/29/17 / #20170187534

Security scheme for authenticating object origins

Systems and methods subjecting a computer graphics object to a pseudo-random transformation to produce a surface-texture snapshot used to verify the authenticity of a host object. An example method includes generating a hash of a private manufacturer identifier, a product identifier, and a chain of ownership identifier and generating a three-dimensional surface using a first portion of the hash. ... Ip Holdings Inc

06/29/17 / #20170183247

Device and method for treating liquids by means of ozone

A method for treating contaminated liquids in a flow by ozone, wherein the ozone is fed in gas form into the flow at one point and then is mixed into the flow in stages by mixers following one another in the flow direction, so that an absolute quantity of introduced ozone increases after each mixer until a feed efficiency of more than 95 percent is reached.. . ... Ip Holdings Inc

06/22/17 / #20170178997

Metal slugs for double-sided cooling of power module

A power module for converting direct current to alternating current, the power module including: a semiconductor switching circuit device, a substrate onto which said switching circuit device is physically and electrically coupled, at least one secondary substrate with the semiconductor switching circuit device being physically and electrically coupled to the at least one secondary substrate such that the semiconductor switching circuit device is formed between the substrate and the at least one secondary substrate, at least one thermal mass attached to a respective secondary substrate of the at least one secondary substrate, and a cover at least partially disposed about said power module, said cover including an opening exposing a bottom side of the substrate.. . ... Ip Holdings Inc

06/15/17 / #20170168508

System, method, and apparatus for optimizing a timing of a flush valve

A system for optimizing a timing of a flush valve is provided. The system includes a flush valve comprising a flow area and a solenoid configured to open the flush valve, at least one pressure sensor configured to measure a pressure in the flush valve, and at least one controller in communication with the at least one pressure sensor and the solenoid. ... Ip Holdings Inc

06/15/17 / #20170167631

System, method, and apparatus for monitoring restroom appliances

A system for monitoring flush valves is provided, including a plurality of flush valves arranged in at least one restroom of a building, each flush valve of the plurality of flush valves including a communication device configured to transmit flush valve data, and at least one controller in communication with each flush valve of the plurality of flush valves. The at least one controller is programmed or configured to receive the flush valve data from each flush valve of the plurality of flush valves and determine if a first flush valve of the plurality of flush valves is in need of servicing or replacement based at least partially by comparing flush valve data for the first flush with flush valve data for at least one other flush valve of the plurality of flush valves. ... Ip Holdings Inc

06/15/17 / #20170167123

System, method, and apparatus for optimizing a timing of a flush valve

A system for adjusting a timing of at least one flush valve based on demand is provided. The system includes a plurality of flush valves arranged in at least one restroom. ... Ip Holdings Inc

06/15/17 / #20170166251

Inductive steering torque and angle sensor

A torque sensor for a steering mechanism having an input shaft joined to an output shaft by a torsion bar. A first coupler is connected to the input shaft while a second coupler is connected to the output shaft. ... Ip Holdings Inc

06/15/17 / #20170165039

Multiple layer coating and coating method for dental devices and the like

A multi-layer coating of alternating titanium nitride (tin) and titanium carbo nitride (ticn) layers is applied to at least part of a dental device for use in attaching crowns, overdentures, and the like in a patient's jaw, where the outermost layer is ticn with a predetermined percentage of carbon to produce a pink color. The pink outermost layer is of sufficient thickness to conceal the color of the underlying layers, and is very hard and resistant to wear and damage in use. ... Ip Holdings Inc

06/15/17 / #20170164555

Combine cornhead row unit for reducing field yield losses

Modifications to row unit that result in a greatly reduced loss of kernels due to chatter include substituting stripper plates that have rails upwardly projecting guard rails at the edges of the stripper plates that define their working gap to thereby inhibit escape of loose kernels. Further, the ear transport paddles are modified so as to reduce shelling due to chatter and to move loose kernels collected on the stripper plates to the machine's auger so that these loose kernels become part of the yield. ... Ip Holdings Inc

06/08/17 / #20170163796

Methods, devices, and systems for transferring an ongoing call of a communication device using a portable communication device

Systems and methods for controlling communication systems for the hearing impaired are disclosed. A portable communication device requests control over a plurality of communication devices. ... Ip Holdings Inc

06/08/17 / #20170159622

Noise attenuation unit for engine systems

Noise attenuation units are disclosed that are connectable in a system as part of a fluid flow path. Such units include a housing defining an internal cavity and having a first port and a second port each connectable to a fluid flow path and in fluid communication with one another through the internal cavity, and a noise attenuating member seated in the internal cavity of the housing within the flow of the fluid communication between the first port and the second port. ... Ip Holdings Inc

06/01/17 / #20170155762

Communication systems, communication devices, and related methods for routing calls between communication devices having users with different abilities

A group routing server, communication devices, and related methods are described. The group routing server may comprise a processor operably coupled with communication elements and memory, and be configured to determine a destination communication device from among a plurality of communication devices to which an incoming call is to be routed, determine whether an assistive communication service is needed for providing interpretive services based, at least in part, on differing communication abilities between a far-end user associated with a far-end communication device initiating the incoming call and a near-end user associated with the destination communication device, route the incoming call to the assistive communication service according to the routing rules if the assistive communication device is determined to be needed, and route the incoming call directly to the communication service according to the routing rules if the assistive communication device is not determined to be needed.. ... Ip Holdings Inc

06/01/17 / #20170151201

Compositions and methods for treating fibromyalgia

Embodiments of the invention generally relate to supplements for treating fibromyalgia and symptoms associated with fibromyalgia.. . ... Ip Holdings Inc

06/01/17 / #20170151038

Scan body with snap-in retention capability

A scan body for intraoral scanning includes a snap-in retention capability for engagement with a dental implant having a first engagement section. The second engagement section is configured for a snap-in or frictional fit with the first engagement section to releasably secure the scan body to the implant.. ... Ip Holdings Inc

05/18/17 / #20170141406

Cathode design for electrochemical cells

A membrane electrode assembly comprises an anode electrode comprising an anode gas diffusion layer and an anode catalyst layer; a cathode electrode comprising a cathode gas diffusion layer and a cathode catalyst layer; and a polymer electrolyte membrane interposed between the anode catalyst layer and the cathode catalyst layer; wherein the cathode catalyst layer comprises: a first cathode catalyst sublayer adjacent the polymer electrolyte membrane, the first cathode catalyst sublayer comprising a first catalyst supported on a first carbonaceous support and a second catalyst supported on a second carbonaceous support; and a second cathode catalyst sublayer adjacent the cathode gas diffusion layer, the second cathode catalyst sublayer comprising a third catalyst supported on a third carbonaceous support; wherein the first carbonaceous support is carbon black and the second and third carbonaceous supports are graphitized carbon.. . ... Ip Holdings Inc

05/18/17 / #20170138502

Magnetically actuated shut-off valve

A latching solenoid gate valve is disclosed, and includes a housing defining a conduit having a flow path therethrough and a cavity separating the conduit into a first section and a second section. The latching solenoid assembly also includes a gate assembly enclosed within the cavity of the housing and a first solenoid assembly and a second solenoid assembly seated within the cavity with the gate assembly linearly translatable therebetween. ... Ip Holdings Inc

05/18/17 / #20170136474

Nozzle

In an embodiment, a rotating nozzle including a generally cylindrical interior having an inlet at a circumferential wall adjacent a first end of the body portion and a generally axial exit adjacent a second end of the body portion. A nozzle portion is at least partially received within, and rotatable relative to, the cylindrical interior. ... Ip Holdings Inc

05/11/17 / #20170129361

Systems and methods for monitoring and enhancing utilization of batteries for electric vehicles

Methods and systems for monitoring and optimizing utilization of batteries for electric vehicles are described. Data of battery usage of electric vehicles are monitored using battery monitoring sensors at the electric vehicles for a plurality of users who share use of electric vehicles. ... Ip Holdings Inc

05/04/17 / #20170126702

Verification lineage tracking and transfer control of data sets

Whenever users receive or transfer a copy of any of a set of documents, prior verification of the document is enforced by an administrative system, which associates verification metadata with the copy. As each copy is itself copied, possibly modified, and transferred, updated verification metadata is included with the previous verification metadata to form a verification lineage chain, which can later be examined to determine the circumstances of any verification failure. ... Ip Holdings Inc

05/04/17 / #20170126600

System and method for broadcasting audio tweets

Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media for broadcasting audio tweets. A system broadcasting audio tweets receives tweets via telephone devices, wherein each listener hears a telephone call of a broadcast on the telephone devices. ... Ip Holdings Inc








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