US Pat. No. 10,595,687

DISPENSER ASSEMBLY WITH STORAGE COMPARTMENT

1. A tissue dispenser assembly comprising:a housing having a perimeter wall, an upper surface and a lower surface at either end of the perimeter wall defining an interior volume within the housing, wherein the perimeter wall is frustoconical with the portion towards the lower surface having a diameter or width dimension sized to engage in an interference fit within an automobile cup holder, a partition wall extends laterally from two portions of the perimeter wall and extends between the upper surface and the lower surface, wherein the partition wall separates the interior volume of the housing into first and second compartments, wherein the first compartment contains a plurality of tissues for dispensing which are accessible through a first access region located on the upper surface, the second compartment is accessible via a second access region located on the upper surface,
the partition wall contains a flap extending into the first compartment configured to support the plurality of tissues in the first compartment, and further wherein the partition wall is adapted to shift position along the perimeter wall increasing the volume of either the first or second compartment.

US Pat. No. 10,595,685

PUMPS, DISPENSERS AND METHODS OF USING THE SAME

Silgan Dispensing Systems...

1. A pump device, comprising:a container;
a pump associated with the container;
a pump head in fluid communication with the pump, the pump head including a radially extending spout;
a collar positioned between the container and the pump head, the collar comprising:
a top most surface;
an upper first level located at the bottom of a first valley extending downwardly from the top most surface, wherein the first valley includes opposing ramped surfaces extending axially downward from the top most surface, wherein the opposing ramped surfaces are sloped inwardly, and
a lower second level located at the bottom of a second valley extending downwardly from the top most surface, wherein the second valley includes opposing ramped surfaces extending axially downward from the top most surface, wherein the opposing ramped surfaces are sloped inwardly,
wherein the spout is configured to ride along and interact with the top most surface of the collar and to ride and interact with the opposing ramped surfaces,
wherein the pump head may move a first distance when aligned with the first level of the collar and may move a second distance when aligned with the second level of the collar, and
said pump head having a locked configuration wherein the pump head is prevented from moving the first distance or the second distance when the spout is disposed above and on the top most surface.

US Pat. No. 10,595,684

BATHING APPARATUSES AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING THE SAME

1. An apparatus to support an object while bathing the object with a fluid, the apparatus comprising:a support portion constituting a support structure of the apparatus;
a support surface to support the object, the support surface supported by the support portion, and the object being a human;
a fluid catch disposed on at least three sides of the support surface, the fluid catch serving as a basin for the fluid in such manner to contain the fluid separate from the support surface;
a back portion disposed adjacent a back edge of the support surface, the back portion extending vertically upward from adjacent the support surface, the back portion including a vertically disposed surface constructed to receive leaning weight of the human;
the support surface in the form of a seat for the human; and
the support surface adjustably attached to at least one support beam so as to allow adjustment of the support surface forward and backward, the at least one support beam connected to and supported by the support portion.

US Pat. No. 10,595,683

REPOSITIONABLE AND ADJUSTABLE BASKETS SHELVES AND ACCESSORIES

InterDesign, Inc., Solon...

1. A shower station, comprising:a frame;
a pivot hook affixed to the frame and configured to be attached to a shower pipe, the pivot hook comprising:
a first portion having a first tapered slot recessed circumferentially into a first end of the first portion;
a second portion having a post, wherein the second portion is configured to be removably affixed to the first portion;
wherein the tapered slot of the first portion ends in a space configured to accept the post of the second portion, and wherein a second end of the first portion is configured to removably interlock with the second portion;
wherein, when the first portion is affixed to the second portion, an annulus with an enclosed space is formed, in which the annulus is configured to receive the shower pipe;
one or more brackets affixed to the frame; and
one or more suction cups affixed to the frame.

US Pat. No. 10,595,682

BATHING CHAIR ASSEMBLY

1. A bathing chair assembly comprising:a seat;
a plurality of legs coupled to and extending substantially perpendicularly from a bottom of the seat wherein the legs are configured for supporting the seat substantially parallel to a substantially horizontal surface positioning the seat for supporting a bather;
a backrest coupled to and extending from a rear edge of the seat wherein the backrest is configured for supporting a back of the bather positioned on the seat;
a void centrally positioned in the seat wherein the void is configured for allowing a user access to genital and perianal regions of a bather positioned on the seat; and
a tool comprising a shaft and a head, the head being coupled to a first end of the shaft, the head comprising sponge wherein the shaft is configured for grasping in the hand of the user positioning the user for manipulating the head for cleaning the genital and perianal regions of the bather positioned on the seat.

US Pat. No. 10,595,680

MULTIFUNCTION KITCHEN UTENSIL USEFUL FOR CLEANING A WHISK OR SIMILAR ITEM

EDGE DESIGN GLOBAL ENTERP...

1. A kitchen utensil useful for cleaning a whisk having spaced elongate elements, said kitchen utensil having a working portion having a central core member formed of a material capable of maintaining its shape when subject to external pressure and an overlying layer of more resilient material covering at least a portion of said central core member, said working portion having an open end portion forming an edge adapted to be fitted over portions of said elongate elements of the whisk to be cleaned and containing a plurality of spaced, radial slots arranged arcuately and extending towards said edge to enable said edge to be placed adjacent said elongate elements of the whisk to fit portions of the elongate elements within said slots for cleaning said elongate elements of the whisk by wiping the utensil along said elongate elements, the working portion having a thickness which tapers along at least a portion of the radial slots and which thickness decreases along the length of said portion to a reduced thickness at said edge, said edge adapted to serve as a spatula.

US Pat. No. 10,595,679

COOKING DEVICE AND COMPONENTS THEREOF

SHARKNINJA OPERATING LLC,...

1. A cooking system for cooking food, the cooking system being functional in a plurality of cooking modes, the cooking system comprising:a housing defining a hollow chamber and including an upper portion defining an opening to said hollow chamber;
a lid positionable relative to said housing to cover said opening to said hollow chamber;
at least one heating element associated with one of said housing and said lid;
an air movement device in at least one of said housing and said lid to circulate air through said hollow chamber;
an air diffuser positionable in said hollow chamber and configured to impart rotation to air circulating through said hollow chamber when said air diffuser is positioned in said hollow chamber during at least one of the plurality of cooking modes;
an insert positionable within said hollow chamber in vertical alignment with said air diffuser, said insert having a first end, a second end, and at least one sidewall extending between said first end and said second end to define an interior chamber, wherein said diffuser is positioned between a bottom of said insert and a bottom of said hollow chamber; and
a food container receivable in said hollow chamber, wherein said insert and said air diffuser are positionable within said food container,
wherein an annulus is formed between a wall of said container and said at least one sidewall, said annulus being arranged in fluid communication with said second end of said insert.

US Pat. No. 10,595,676

MANIFOLD ASSEMBLY AND WASH BARREL FOR SOFT SERVE MACHINE

Idea Boxx, LLC, Victor, ...

1. An apparatus comprising:(a) a manifold assembly configured to engage a downstream section of a first food flow path in a soft serve machine, the first food flow path having with a forward flow direction for processing a first food product from an upstream section to the downstream section, the manifold assembly including a first wash barrel sized to be received within the first food flow path, the first wash barrel having an outlet; and
(b) a pressurized solution input in the manifold assembly to receive a solution to pass from the outlet of the first wash barrel and flow along a portion of the first food flow path in a reverse flow direction for exiting the first flood flow path at an exit location, wherein the exit location is upstream, relative to the forward flow direction, of the first wash barrel.

US Pat. No. 10,595,675

MANIFOLD ASSEMBLY WITH WASH BARREL FOR SOFT SERVE MACHINE

Idea Boxx, LLC, Victor, ...

1. An apparatus comprising:(a) a manifold assembly configured to engage a downstream section of a first food flow path in a soft serve machine, the first food flow path having with a forward flow direction for processing a first food product from an upstream section through a first temperature change station to the downstream section, the manifold assembly including a first wash barrel having an outlet; and
(b) a pressurized solution input in the manifold assembly to receive a solution to pass from the outlet of the first wash barrel and flow along a portion of the first food flow path in a reverse flow direction.

US Pat. No. 10,595,673

AUTOMATED CLEANING SYSTEM FOR FOOD PROCESSOR AND METHOD

Idea Boxx, LLC, Victor, ...

1. A soft serve machine comprising:(a) a first food flow path having an upstream section and a downstream section for passing a first food product in a forward flow direction from the upstream section to the downstream section; and
(b) a manifold assembly having an input receiving a solution into the manifold assembly and a first output passing the solution from the manifold assembly, the manifold assembly configured to engage the soft serve machine to introduce the solution into the first food flow path, wherein the solution passes along a portion of the first food flow path in a reverse flow direction to exit the first food flow path at an exit location, the exit location being upstream, relative to the forward flow direction, from the first output of the manifold assembly.

US Pat. No. 10,595,669

CODE AND CONTAINER OF SYSTEM FOR PREPARING A BEVERAGE OR FOODSTUFF

Societe des Produits Nest...

1. A container for a beverage or foodstuff preparation machine, the container containing beverage or foodstuff material and comprising a code encoding preparation information, the code comprising a reference portion and a data portion:the reference portion comprising an arrangement of at least two reference units to define a reference line r;
the data portion having an encoding area comprising a data unit, wherein the data unit is arranged on an encoding line D that intersects the reference line r, the data unit is arranged any continuous distance d extending along the encoding line D from the intersection of the encoding line D and the reference line r within bounds of the encoding area, the continuous distance d encoding a value of a parameter of the preparation information, whereby said encoding line D is linear and arranged orthogonal to the reference line r.

US Pat. No. 10,595,668

BEVERAGE PREPARATION MACHINE ARRANGED TO SHARE CAPSULE IMAGE AND MACHINE OPERATION DATA

Keurig Green Mountain, In...

1. A system for collecting information from a beverage preparation machine, comprising:the beverage preparation machine including,
a capsule holder arranged to hold a capsule containing ingredients, the capsule ingredients used to form a beverage,
a precursor liquid supply adapted to supply a precursor liquid used to form the beverage with the capsule ingredients,
an imaging device arranged to capture an image of at least a portion of the capsule, the at least a portion of the capsule having a machine readable code, and
a controller adapted to control the imaging device to capture the image of the at least a portion of the capsule having the machine readable code, the controller being programmed to receive from the imaging device undecoded image data representing the image of the at least a portion of the capsule having the machine readable code and to send, for each beverage preparation operation, the undecoded image data representing the image of the at least a portion of the capsule having the machine readable code to a remote computer system via a network, the controller adapted to control the precursor liquid supply to form the beverage using the capsule in the capsule holder.

US Pat. No. 10,595,666

CAPSULE MACHINE AND COMPONENTS

2266170 Ontario Inc., Mi...

1. A machine for preparing a product from a capsule that contains desired ingredients, the machine comprising:a housing;
a brew chamber adapted for holding a capsule, said brew chamber being adapted to change diameter in accordance with the diameter of the capsule;
an injection system adapted for injecting a fluid into said capsule, said injection system having a plurality of injection nozzles that are each adapted for piercing a lid of said capsule; and
a fluid transfer system adapted for transferring a desired fluid from a fluid source to said injection system,
wherein at least some of said injection nozzles include a valve that is adapted to open or close to control the injection of fluid from said at least one nozzle.

US Pat. No. 10,595,664

INFUSION BEVERAGE BREWING DEVICE

GINO CREATION CO., LTD., ...

1. An infusion beverage brewing device, comprising:a filter assembly having an outer filter cup and an inner filter cup, the outer filter cup having an outer cup-body, a first upper edge formed on a top of the outer cup-body, the outer cup-body having a bottom outlet disposed with a sealing device; the inner filter cup having an inner cup-body, a top of the inner cup-body having a second upper edge, a filter screen disposed at a bottom of the inner cup-body, the top of the inner cup-body disposed with a vapor inlet, the inner cup-body of the inner filter cup received in the outer cup-body of the outer filter cup, the second upper edge stacked on the first upper edge, a gap formed between the inner cup-body and the outer cup-body, a vapor diffusion outlet disposed between the inner cup-body and the outer cup-body, and the vapor diffusion outlet connecting with the vapor inlet, and
a brewing mechanism having a cup retainer, a cover and a controlling device, the cover disposed on the cup retainer, the controlling device connected to the cover, the filter assembly placed in the cup retainer, the upper edge of the outer filter cup disposed on the cup retainer, the cover selectively disposed on the filter assembly, the cover disposed with a sprinkle-nozzle and a vapor portal thereon, and the vapor portal corresponding to the vapor inlet of the inner filter cup;
wherein the controlling device comprises a fixed base, a handle, a tension spring and a link member, the fixed base is connected to the cup retainer, one end of the handle is pivotally connected to the fixed base, the tension spring is connected between the fixed base and the cover, the fixed base is disposed with a first positioning point, the cover is pulled upward to contact the first positioning point by the tension spring, and the link member is disposed between the handle and the cover;
wherein the link member comprises an upper link member, a lower link member, a first pivot axis, a second pivot axis, and a plurality of disc springs, one end of the upper link member is connected to one end of the handle, one end of the lower link member is pivotally connected to the other end of the upper link member through the first pivot axis, the second pivot axis is pivotally connected to the other end of the lower link member, a washer is disposed between the second pivot axis, the top of the cover is disposed with a connecting base, the connecting base is disposed with a stud thereon, the plurality of disc springs are disposed between the washer and the connecting base, and the stud penetrates the plurality of disc springs and the washer and is fixed by a nut.

US Pat. No. 10,595,657

USARMOURBOX™ MAILBOX SYSTEM

1. A mailbox resistant to damage comprising:a main body of a continuous round tube shaped plate defining an interior for receiving mail;
a “summer” mode mail hatch service door attached to a first end of the main body, wherein the “summer” mode mail hatch service door has a friction fit door pull and catch design defining a water tight seam with the first end of the main body;
a “winter” mode mail hatch attached to a side of the main body, wherein the “winter” mode mail hatch cooperates with a hatch slot and reversed insert shaped flange on the side of the main body defining a water tight seam with the “winter” mode mail hatch; and
a second end of the main body opposite the first end wherein the second end has a tubular, blunt bullet shape.

US Pat. No. 10,595,655

MULTI-HOOK HANGERS FOR STEAMING FABRICS

Home Products Internation...

1. A hanger comprising:rod hooks configured to hang from a rod, the rod hooks include a first rod hook and a second rod hook that are spaced apart from and parallel to each other;
a back hook configured to hang from a wall hook, the back hook being coupled to the first rod hook and the second rod hook;
arms configured to hang a garment;
a base that connects the arms to the rod hooks and provides structural support to the arms; and
standoffs that include a first standoff extending from the first rod hook and a second standoff extending from the second rod hook, the standoffs being configured to engage a wall when the back hook is hanging from the wall hook to prevent the hanger from twisting and to push a garment hanging from the arms away from the wall.

US Pat. No. 10,595,654

THERMAL RECEPTACLE WITH PHASE CHANGE MATERIAL

1. A phase change apparatus for rapidly lowering the temperature of a liquid contained in an insulated cup of the type having an open upper end, a closed lower end and a side wall extending therebetween, the apparatus comprising:a generally tubular housing having an open upper end and an open lower end with a side wall extending therebetween, the sidewall having an inner surface and an outer surface, the sidewall further having a chamber defined therein, the upper end of the generally tubular housing formed of a material having less thermal conductivity than a material forming a remainder of the generally tubular housing;
a phase change material disposed within the chamber for regeneratively absorbing thermal energy from a liquid and then releasing the thermal energy to the liquid to maintain the temperature of the liquid;
the upper end of the generally tubular housing being configured to engage an upper end of an insulated cup such that the generally tubular housing extends down into the insulated cup inside the side walls of the insulated cup;
at least one passage being defined between the inner surface and outer surface of the side wall of the generally tubular housing, the at least one passage being defined in the upper end of the generally tubular housing such that liquid disposed between the outer surface of the generally tubular housing and the side wall of the insulated cup flows through some of the at least one passage when the insulated cup is tilted for drinking.

US Pat. No. 10,595,653

BEVERAGE SYSTEM

1. A beverage system comprising:a cup comprising a frustoconical wall extending from a first end to a second end, the first end being coupled to a bottom wall and the second end defining a rim, inner surfaces of the walls defining a cavity, the rim defining an opening that is in communication with the cavity;
a lid coupled to the rim such that the lid covers at least a portion of the opening; and
a sleeve comprising a collar that surrounds a portion of the frustoconical wall, the collar comprising an inner surface that directly engages the frustoconical wall, the sleeve comprising first and second arms, the arms each including an outer surface that directly engages the inner surface, the arms each including a first end coupled to the collar and an opposite second end, the second end of the first arm directly engaging the lid, the second end of the second arm directly engaging the second end of the first arm when the second end of the first arm directly engages the lid to prevent the lid from being removed from the cup.

US Pat. No. 10,595,652

PILLOW CUSTOMIZATION SYSTEM AND METHOD

RDUB Consulting, Inc, Au...

1. A method of pillow customization, the method comprising:analyzing a plurality of shapes associated with people through the use of a plurality of sensors to create a database of analytical data;
receiving a plurality of photos from a subject user through a first computing device and a server;
determining a firmness of a mattress of the subject user based on the plurality of photos and the analytical data;
determining a plurality of body measurements of the subject based on the plurality of photos through one or more algorithms and a second computing device;
providing the subject user with a pillow diagram, the pillow diagram having one or more zones, each of the one or more zones being customizable in firmness;
receiving one or more subject user inputted selections through the first computing device; and
designing a pillow based on the firmness of the mattress, the plurality of body measurements, and the one or more subject user inputted selections, the pillow being customized to the subject user.

US Pat. No. 10,595,651

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR A MOUNTING TOOL

DE SOTO BRANDS, Laredo, ...

1. A mounting system comprising:a base being triangular in shape with three edges and an adherable backing, the base including rotating projections positioned on the ends of a first edge of the base, and the base including a locking projection positioned on an end of a second edge of the base;
a rotating member being triangular in shape, the rotating member having a longer hypotenuse than that of the base and a greater height than that of the base, the rotating member including receivers positioned on a first edge of the rotating member, wherein the rotating members are configured to receive the rotating projections, and the first edge of the rotating member encompasses the first edge of the base;
a compressible layer formed of a compressible material, the compressible layer being configured to be positioned between the rotating member and the base when the rotating member is interfaced with the base, wherein a hypotenuse of the compressible layer includes an indentation, and a body of the compressible layer includes a circular orifice.

US Pat. No. 10,595,649

MODULAR COUNTER SYSTEM AND METHOD

EVANS CONSOLES CORPORATIO...

1. A modular counter system comprising:a counter comprising at least one counter section, each said counter section comprising:
a respective front for facing a first user;
a respective back for facing a second user;
a respective upper panel comprising a respective work surface, said upper panel being vertically adjustable;
a respective equipment pedestal bay, below the upper panel, for receiving one or more respective portable equipment pedestals therein the equipment pedestal bay being open at the front of the counter; and
a respective shelf selectively extendable from the back of the counter at a vertical position lower than a vertical position of the upper panel.

US Pat. No. 10,595,645

SAND-FILLED MATTRESS

1. A mattress for creating a natural sleep experience comprising:a fabric shell including an upper section and a lower section, each section comprising a single piece of fabric and joined along the perimeter of each said section; and
non-toxic, earthen filler material;
wherein the single piece of fabric of the lower section is larger than the single piece of fabric of the upper section and by virtue of the excess fabric and a vertical corner assembly, four vertical side walls of the mattress are created, the vertical corner assembly created from the single piece of fabric of the lower section of the mattress by gathering a corner of the fabric of the lower section, folding this corner inward to create a fabric triangle, valley folding this inner triangle to bisect its 90 degree apex, and stitching along both legs and hypotenuse of the resulting vertical fabric triangle with heavy duty, upholstery thread; and
wherein a zippered aperture is located along a portion of the length of one of the four vertical side walls and through which the fabric shell of the mattress is accessible to fill with the non-toxic, earthen filler material.

US Pat. No. 10,595,644

EXPANDABLE AND COLLAPSIBLE SUPPORT DEVICE AND OPERATING METHODS THEREFOR

The Solace Company LLC, ...

1. An expandable and collapsible support device, comprising:a first frame assembly with a first support bar and first and second slider arms, the first support bar extending transversely from a first end region on a first side of the device to a second end region on a second side of the device, each of the first and second slider arms extending from a proximal end to a distal free end, the proximal ends of the first and second slider arms rotatably connected to the first and second end regions of the first support bar, respectively, wherein each of the first and second slider arms is movable from a first position with the free end adjacent to the first support bar to a second position forming an obtuse angle with the first support bar;
a second frame assembly with a second support bar and third and fourth slider arms, the second support bar extending transversely from a first end region on the first side of the device to a second end region on the second side of the device, each of the third and fourth slider arms extending from a proximal end to a distal free end, the proximal ends of the third and fourth slider arms rotatably connected to the first and second end regions of the second support bar, respectively, wherein each of the third and fourth slider arms is movable from a first position with the free end adjacent to the second support bar to a second position forming an obtuse angle with the second support bar;
at least one first link arm extending between and connected across the first slider arm and the third slider arm; and
at least one second link arm extending between and connected across the second slider arm and the fourth slider arm;
wherein the first frame assembly is movable relative to the second frame assembly via the at least one first and second link arms such that the device has a closed position and an expanded position, wherein the first and second frame assemblies are adjacent to one another with the associated slider arms in the first positions in the closed position, and wherein the first and second frame assemblies are spaced apart from one another with the associated slider arms in the second positions in the expanded position.

US Pat. No. 10,595,640

ACTIVATING PLATFORM

1. A seating apparatus, comprising:a base with a lower surface that contacts a ground surface and a longitudinal axis that extends from a front edge to a rear edge, the lower surface of the base being substantially flat along a length of the longitudinal axis to restrict rocking of the seating apparatus from forward to back, and the lower surface of the base having a curvature in a direction transverse to the longitudinal axis to permit the seating apparatus to rock from side to side; and
a seat mounted on a supporting member that extends from the base to the seat,
wherein different portions of the lower surface contact the ground surface when the seating apparatus rocks from side to side.

US Pat. No. 10,595,638

CHAIR PROVIDING LIFTING FORCE TO THE USER

1. A seating device for an occupant, comprising:a leg assembly comprising at least one leg member and at least two connecting members each having a chamber with an opening at the top, the inside of each chamber having a means for interlocking distributed along at least one surface of the inside of each chamber;
a horizontal flat board member having an up facing surface and a down facing surface, the down facing surface of the horizontal flat board member attached to the top of the leg member, and attached to the connecting members;
a seat board member having an up facing surface and a down facing surface;
a system for monitoring posture and weight distribution of the occupant, having a plurality of sensors attached between the up facing surface of the flat board member and the down facing surface of the seat board member, the plurality of sensors generating and transmitting pressure readings whenever a change in pressure in a force exerted on the seat board member occurs;
a lifting assembly for adjusting the posture and weight distribution of the occupant, comprising,
a back supporting board having a plurality of holes;
at least one holding means for securing the occupant to the seating device and reducing pressure on the axillae area of the occupant when the lifting assembly is activated;
an attachment means for removably and adjustably attaching the at least one holding means via the plurality of holes to a front surface of the back supporting board;
vertically disposed parallel members having a means for interlocking distributed along a front surface of each vertical member, and forming a vertical sliding track;
a housing having at least two parallel openings extending from the top to the bottom of the housing, each having a chamber with an interlocking means for slidably receiving the vertically disposed parallel members, a front facing surface of the housing being attached to a back surface of the back supporting board;
a torque generating means disposed in said housing, said torque generating means causing the lifting assembly to move in an upward or downward vertical movement along the tracks of the vertical members to adjust the posture and weight distribution of the occupant;
a programable control unit disposed in said housing, said control unit receiving readings on the posture, weight distribution and sitting duration of an occupant, analyzing the readings based on a predetermined threshold, and activating the lifting assembly to adjust the posture and weight distribution of the occupant; and
whereby the monitoring system, the control unit, and the torque generating means communicate via a series of signals to monitor the posture, weight distribution, and sitting duration of an occupant of a seating device, and activate the lifting assembly to adjust the posture and weight distribution of an occupant.

US Pat. No. 10,595,637

MEDICAL SUPPORT APPARATUS

Stryker Corporation, Kal...

18. A chair comprising:a base;
a seat supported on the base;
a seat actuator configured to change a tilt of the seat;
a backrest;
a backrest actuator configured to change an angular orientation of the backrest with respect to the seat;
a leg rest;
a leg rest actuator configured to change an orientation of the leg rest with respect to the seat;
a memory having stored therein a first state comprising a predefined seat position, a predefined backrest position, and a predefined leg rest position;
a control panel include a control;
a controller configured to move the seat actuator, backrest actuator, and leg rest actuator to the first state in response to activation of the control; the controller configured to determine a first difference between a current seat position and the predefined seat position, a second difference between a current backrest position and the predefined backrest position, and a third difference between a current leg rest position and the predefined leg rest position; the controller further configured to send a first speed command, a second speed command, and a third speed command to the seat actuator, the backrest actuator, and the leg rest actuator, respectively, such that the seat, backrest, and leg rest arrive at the first state substantially simultaneously; wherein the first speed command has a first ratio to the second speed command substantially equal to a ratio between the first difference and the second difference; and wherein the second speed command has a second ratio to the third speed command substantially equal to a ratio between the second difference and the third difference.

US Pat. No. 10,595,636

SEAT STRUCTURE AND CHAIR

UE FURNITURE CO., LTD, Z...

1. A seat structure, comprising:a base, configured to be a chair base assembly;
a seat support, located above the base, wherein a front part of the seat support has rotary connection with a front part of the base through a transition link;
a chair back assembly, having rotary connection with a rear part of the base through a pivot;
a lever driving member, linked between the chair back assembly and the seat support, wherein the lever driving member has rotary connection with a rear part of the seat support, the lever driving member and the seat support are approximately on the same surface, when the chair back assembly rotates rearward around the pivot from an initial position, the rear part of the seat support is raised diagonally to the rear through the lever driving member, meanwhile the transition link and the front part of the seat support are pulled up;
wherein the chair back assembly comprises a connecting member and a bracket, wherein the connecting member has rotary connection with the rear part of the base through the pivot, and the bracket comprises an upper supporting frame of a back and side supporting frames which are extending downward along a left side and a right side of the upper supporting frame of the back, the lever driving member comprises two lever driving members, and the two lever driving members are of lateral symmetry and formed by extending forward from a middle and lower part of the side supporting frame, lower ends of both side supporting frames meet in the middle and extend forward to connect to the connecting member, the seat support comprises two bilaterally symmetrical supporting bars, wherein rear parts of the two supporting bars have rotary connection with the two lever driving members respectively, and front parts of the two supporting bars are connected as a whole through a cross bar, the lever driving member and the supporting bar are approximately connected in a straight line.

US Pat. No. 10,595,635

ASSEMBLY FOR MOUNTING AND INDEPENDENT MULTI-DIRECTION ADJUSTMENT OF A SEAT BACK

THE COMFORT COMPANIES, LL...

1. A seat back angle and depth adjustment assembly comprising:an angle adjustment member that includes an aperture;
a connection mount defining a slot; and
a fastener received by the aperture and extending through the slot,
wherein to adjust a seat back depth, the angle adjustment member carries the fastener and is configured to laterally slide relative to the connection mount,
wherein to adjust a seat back angle, the angle adjustment member is configured to rotate relative to the connection mount around the fastener, and
wherein adjustment of the seat back angle is independent of adjustment of the seat back depth.

US Pat. No. 10,595,633

LOCKER WITH SHOE STORAGE

1. An enclosure in a locker for the storage of shoes, comprising:a pair of spaced-apart, generally opposing end walls;
a pair of first projections mounted respectively on the end walls, each end wall carrying its respective first projection distinctly from the other end wall and the other first projection, each first projection dimensioned and configured to be inserted into the interior of one of a pair of shoes to temporarily secure each shoe in a fixed position relative to the end wall; and
a bottom extending between the end walls, the bottom including a removable tray to catch debris falling from the shoes;
wherein the removable tray is open to the entire enclosure;
wherein each first projection is formed of a flat planar member having one bend, each first projection having a first flat portion and a second flat portion, the first flat portion being mounted to and extending down the respective end wall such that the bend is placed adjacent to the end wall and extends from the bottom of the first flat portion, the second flat portion extending upwards from the bend and away from the respective end wall;
wherein the second flat portion of each first projection extends from its respective first flat portion at an acute angle such that each first projection holds its respective shoe in an upside-down position relative to the bottom of the enclosure;
wherein the enclosure is selectively moveable into and out of a correspondingly shaped recess in the locker between a stored position and an extended position;
wherein a first side of the enclosure is open and the opposing side of the enclosure remains covered by a back wall when the enclosure is in the extended position;
and
wherein the enclosure is perforated with apertures that pass through in at least a portion of the back wall and at least one of the end walls such that ventilation flows through the back wall and the perforated end wall.

US Pat. No. 10,595,632

FURNITURE FRAME STRUCTURAL SYSTEM WITH INTERLOCKING MEMBERS

1. A furniture frame structural system with interlocking members comprising:a first face frame;
a second face frame;
a plurality of frame members;
a plurality of side rails;
each of the plurality of frame members comprising a member body and at least one joining feature;
the at least one joining feature comprising a male interlocking portion and a female interlocking portion;
the plurality of frame members being arranged into a skeletal configuration;
the male interlocking portion for each of the plurality of frame members being engaged to the female interlocking portion of an adjacent member from the plurality of frame members;
the first face frame being engaged and attached to the plurality of frame members by a plurality of assembly features of the first face frame;
the second face frame being engaged and attached to the plurality of frame members by a plurality of assembly features of the second face frame, opposite of the first face frame;
the plurality of assembly features for the first face frame and the second face frame each comprising a pair of dadoes;
the pair of dadoes traversing into the first face frame from a rear surface of the first face frame;
the pair of dadoes traversing into the second face frame from a rear surface of the second face frame;
each side rail being externally positioned along the at least one joining feature of the plurality of frame members;
each side rail being engaged between the first face frame and the second face frame across the plurality of frame members;
the plurality of assembly features for the first face frame and the second face frame each comprising a plurality of slots;
the plurality of slots traversing into the first face frame from the rear surface of the first face frame adjacent to the pair of dadoes traversing into the first face frame from the rear surface of the first face frame;
the plurality of slots traversing into the second face frame from the rear surface of the second face frame adjacent to the pair of dadoes traversing into the second face frame from the rear surface of the second face frame; and
each side rail being engaged within a corresponding slot traversing into the first face frame and engaged within a corresponding slot traversing into the second face frame.

US Pat. No. 10,595,631

GLASS-CERAMIC WORKTOP

EUROKERA S.N.C., Chateau...

1. An item of equipment, comprising:at least one worktop formed of at least one substrate made of transparent monolithic glass material with a surface area of greater than 0.7 m2, said substrate exhibiting a light transmission TL of greater than 10% and an opacity indicator of between 5 and 90, said substrate being predominantly or completely bare or provided with coating(s) such that the substrate, thus coated, exhibits a haze of less than 15% and/or a light transmission TL of greater than 60% and/or an opacity indicator of less than 85;
at least one heating element;
at least one light source configured to mark one or more zones or one or more elements or displays of the substrate, the at least one light source occurring straight above the substrate, for a display by projection, or under the substrate, for a display by transmission through the substrate; and
at least one interface for communication with at least one element of the worktop and/or with at least one external element for wireless communication.

US Pat. No. 10,595,629

HEIGHT-ADJUSTABLE TABLE LEG

1. A table leg comprising:a fixed outer tube;
a movable inner tube movably inserted in the fixed outer tube and having a square cross section with two pairs of parallel walls; and
a plurality of rotating members rotatably mounted to one pair of the parallel walls of the movable inner tube and partially protruding out from an outer surface of the movable inner tube and stopped against an inner surface of the fixed outer tube, such that the rotating members are rotatable when the movable inner tube is moved relative to the fixed outer tube,
wherein each of the rotating members has a rotary shaft and two wheels disposed at two opposite ends of the rotary shaft.

US Pat. No. 10,595,628

ORAL CARE IMPLEMENT

Colgate-Palmolive Company...

1. An oral care implement comprising:a handle; and
a head coupled to the handle, the head comprising:
a front surface;
a rear surface opposite the front surface;
a peripheral surface extending between the rear surface and the front surface;
a first elastomeric soft tissue cleanser comprising a bumper portion, the bumper portion comprising an undulating upper edge and an undulating lower edge that both extend along the peripheral surface of the head, the undulating upper edge forming a plurality of high points projecting outward from the rear surface in a direction opposite the front surface and the undulating lower edge forming a plurality of low points located adjacent the peripheral surface between the front surface and the rear surface; and
a plurality of tooth cleaning elements extending from the front surface.

US Pat. No. 10,595,627

ADAPTIVE BRUSHING CYCLE

Willo 32 SAS, Limoges (F...

1. An oral care appliance comprising:a mouthpiece configured to be actuated during at least one brushing cycle;
a control system configured to actuate the mouthpiece according to the at least one brushing cycle; and
a non-transitory computer-readable medium storing executable instructions to:
determine a time elapsed since a last brushing event; and
adapt the at least one brushing cycle automatically based on the time elapsed since the last brushing event.

US Pat. No. 10,595,620

POWER HEAD AMMUNITION HOLDER SYSTEM

1. A power head ammunition holder system comprising:a plurality of support tubes, each support tube having an interior diameter of from 0.250 inches to 0.375 inches, each support tube having a first end and a second end and a midpoint spaced from the first end and the second end, each support tube having a bend at the midpoint, each support tube having a first intermediate point located between the first end and the midpoint, each support tube having a second intermediate point located between the second end and the midpoint;
a ring having a central opening, the central opening receiving and retaining the midpoint of each support tube; and
a wrap positioned around the plurality of support tubes at the midpoints to hold together the plurality of support tubes with the first end and the second end of each support tube being free to slidably receive and support and dispense ammunition.

US Pat. No. 10,595,618

ELECTRONIC DEVICES WITH INPUT-OUTPUT DEVICES

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. A removable case configured to receive a portable electronic device having a display with edges, comprising:a battery configured to supply power to the portable electronic device when the portable electronic device is received in the case;
a housing having an outer layer of material with a transparent portion formed from perforations in the outer layer of material; and
a light-emitting component that is overlapped by the outer layer of material and that is configured to emit light through the transparent portion.

US Pat. No. 10,595,611

COSMETIC WALLET COMPACT

1. A cosmetic wallet compact comprising:a first casing having a first forward end, a first rear end, a top surface and a first interior cavity, said first casing adapted and sized to hold and retain cards in said first interior cavity;
a receiving slot positioned at said first forward end of said first casing;
a retaining press at said top surface of said first casing to prevent cards from unintentionally exiting said receiving slot;
an ejection guide aperture defining a portion of and contiguous with said retaining press, and sufficiently sized to receive a user's finger at said top surface of said first casing through which contents in said first casing are visible;
a second casing having a second interior cavity, and a base with a flat bottom surface, a second forward end and a second rear end;
a palette of color cosmetics located in said second interior cavity; and
a mirror panel located in said second interior cavity;
said first casing forms a cover on said second casing;
wherein said first casing and said second casing are hingedly attached to one another; and
wherein said first forward end of said first casing and said second forward end of said base together form a continuous smooth curved arch surface, the curve of which continues until the bottom surface of said base, and said first rear end of said first casing and said second rear end of said base together form a continuous smooth curved arch surface, the curve of which continues until the bottom of said base.

US Pat. No. 10,595,606

DUAL-BUTTON HANDLE GRIP FOR RETRACTABLE LUGGAGE HANDLE

1. A dual-button handle grip joined to respective top ends of two retractable bars of a luggage, comprising:a grip body comprising a horizontal grip bar and two mounting bars respectively connected to two opposite ends of said horizontal grip bar, said horizontal grip bar having a first internal chamber defined therein and two button holes respectively obliquely located on two opposite ends thereof in communication with said first internal chamber, said mounting bars being respectively mounted to the top ends of the respective said retractable bars, each said mounting bar defining therein a second internal chamber in communication with said first internal chamber;
two press buttons respectively movably mounted in said button holes, said press buttons having respective bottom ends thereof respectively inserted into said first internal chamber, each said press button comprising a push block located on a bottom end thereof, said push block comprising a first push surface facing said first internal chamber and a second push surface facing the said second internal chamber of the respective said mounting bar;
two sliding bars horizontally slidably mounted in said first internal chamber, each said sliding bar having a first end thereof abutted against the said first push surface of one respective said press button and a second end thereof; and
two sliding blocks respectively and vertically slidably mounted in the said second internal chambers of the respective said mounting bars, each said sliding block having a top end thereof respectively abutted against the second end of one respective said sliding bar and the said second push surface of one respective said press button and a bottom end thereof respectively connected to a respective linkage rod in one respective said retractable bar,
wherein when one of said two press buttons is pressed by an external force, said first push surface of the pressed said press button pushes the first end of the respective said sliding bar, causing the second end of the moved said sliding bar to push the respective said sliding block, and the second push surface of the pressed said press button pushes the other said sliding block, and thus, the two said sliding blocks are synchronously moved downward to drive the respective said linkage rods.

US Pat. No. 10,595,605

CARD-ACCOMMODATING BACK COVER

POWER SUPPORT CO., LTD., ...

1. A card-containing back cover configured to be mounted on a back face of a mobile information terminal, comprising:a cover body and a card-containing pocket which are separated formed,
the cover body configured to be mounted on the mobile information terminal; and
the card-containing pocket disposed on attached directly to an outer surface of the cover body, and configured to be capable of containing a card by sliding the card, wherein
the card-containing pocket includes a close end and an open end,
the close end is provided on a side of one end in a longitudinal direction of the cover body, and
the open end is provided between the one end and the other end in the longitudinal direction of the cover body,
a card removal hole is provided in the cover body at a position covered by the card-containing pocket, and
the card removal hole is formed such that the card contained in the card-containing pocket can be slid through the card removal hole and removed from the card-containing pocket,
width of the cover body in a short direction of the cover body is wider than width of the card-containing pocket in the short direction of the card-containing pocket, the short direction of the cover body being parallel to the short direction of the card-containing pocket.

US Pat. No. 10,595,600

INVERTIBLE ORNAMENTAL CHARMS

1. A jewelry apparatus wearable by a user comprising:a jewelry chain;
a decorative element having a longitudinal opening disposed along a longitudinal axis for slidably receiving the chain, the decorative element comprising:
a first portion having a first ornamental surface and a first opposing surface which is opposed to the first ornamental surface;
a second portion having a second ornamental surface and a second opposing surface which is opposed to the second ornamental surface, the second portion being transversely spaced in relation to the first portion on opposed sides of the longitudinal opening and wherein the first ornamental surface and the second ornamental surface are disposed in opposed outwardly facing directions relative to each other along a transverse axis that is perpendicular to the longitudinal axis; and
at least two supporting members transversely extending between the first portion and the second portion and connecting therebetween, a first supporting member and a second supporting member being disposed on opposed sides of the longitudinal opening, perpendicular to each of the first and second portions; and
wherein the decorative element is free to rotate about the longitudinal axis between a first position, in which the decorative element is suspended on the chain by said first supporting member and the first ornamental surface faces outwardly from the user when worn by the user, and a second position in which the decorative element is suspended on the chain by said second supporting member and the second ornamental surface faces outwardly from the user when worn by the user.

US Pat. No. 10,595,597

ASSEMBLY SCREW FOR ASSEMBLING TWO HOROLOGY COMPONENTS

ROLEX SA, Geneva (CH)

1. An assembly screw for the pivoting attachment of at least two horology components in a position of assembly, the assembly screw comprising:at least one guide portion allowing a first one of the horology components to pivot, and
at least one threaded portion allowing the first one of the horology components to be fixed to another horology component,
a shoulder intended to come into abutment against the other horology component, the shoulder being located between the guide portion and the threaded portion,
a first zone of lower mechanical rigidity to reduce the contact pressure applied at the shoulder of the assembly screw when the horology components are in the position of assembly, the first zone of lower mechanical rigidity being located within the guide portion, and
a second zone of lower mechanical rigidity located between the shoulder and the threaded portion,
wherein the first zone of lower mechanical rigidity has a minimum cross section inscribed inside a circle of diameter D10 so that the ratio D10/D3 is comprised between 0.1 and 0.9 inclusive, where D3 is the diameter of the adjacent guide portion.

US Pat. No. 10,595,595

CURVED SLIDE FASTENERS AND RELATED SYSTEMS

The North Face Apparel Co...

1. A slide fastener, comprising:a pair of opposed woven or knit substrates, wherein each substrate defines a continuous panel positioned opposite a second continuous panel and a plurality of longitudinally juxtaposed panel segments extending laterally outward of the respective continuous panel,
wherein each panel segment defines a finished perimeter edge that is formed and finished during a forming of the opposed woven or knit substrates such that each perimeter edge lacks any tails, and wherein each panel segment is separated from an adjacent panel segment by a notch between respectively opposed finished perimeter edges;
a first plurality of fastener elements positioned longitudinally of each other along an edge of one of the continuous panels and a second plurality of fastener elements positioned longitudinally of each other along an edge of the other of the continuous panels; and
a slider slidably engaged with the first plurality and the second plurality of fastener elements and being configured to urge the first plurality of fastener elements into a mating engagement with the second plurality of fastener elements and to disengage the first plurality of fastener elements from a mating engagement with the second plurality of fastener elements.

US Pat. No. 10,595,594

RAPID RELEASE DEVICE FOR WEARABLE ARTICLES

DUE EMME S.R.L., Cinisel...

1. A rapid release device for wearable articles comprising:a first body (3) having a portion (3a) for coupling to a first part (2a) of said article (2) and defining at least one through cavity (6);
a second body (4) associated with the first body (3) in a reversible manner and having a portion (4a) for coupling to a second part (2b) of said article (2), and at least one interlocking element (7) housed in said cavity (6);
release means (8) obtained in said first and second bodies (3, 4) to allow the interlocking element (7) to slide outside of said cavity (6) and define a decoupling condition of the first body (3) from the second body (4); said release means (8) are switchable between a coupling condition of the bodies (3, 4) wherein the respective interlocking elements (7) are housed in the respective cavities (6), and the decoupling condition wherein the elements (7) and the cavities (6) slide with respect to each other along a respective direction (A) corresponding to a lateral development direction of the first and second bodies (3, 4) and along a section (T) corresponding to a dimension (D) of each interlocking element (7); said bodies (3, 4) in the decoupling condition being offset with respect to a transverse development axis (X) perpendicular to said longitudinal axis (Y);said release means (8) comprising:an elastically deformable actuator (14) extending from said first body (3) and having a connecting portion (16) defining a respective abutment surface (16a);
a gauge portion (17) extending from said second body (4) and defining a respective abutment surface (17a);
said actuator (14) being movable between a first condition corresponding to the coupling condition wherein the respective abutment surfaces (16a, 17a) are mutually associated, and a second condition corresponding to the decoupling condition wherein the abutment surface (16a) of the connecting portion (16) is removed from the abutment surface (17a) of the gauge portion (17);said interlocking element (7) and said cavity (6) extending along a same longitudinal axis (Y) for the dimension (D) smaller than the dimension (L) of the first and second bodies (3, 4) along said lateral development direction;characterized in that each body (3, 4) comprises a cavity (6) and an interlocking element (7) respectively arranged on the opposite sides with respect to the lateral development direction of the body (3, 4) itself; each interlocking element (7) of a respective body (3, 4) being insertable in the cavity (6) of the other body (3, 4).

US Pat. No. 10,595,591

SHOE WITH COMPOSITE UPPER AND FOAM ELEMENT AND METHOD OF MAKING SAME

NIKE, Inc., Beaverton, O...

1. A method of fabricating a portion of an upper for an article of footwear, comprising:positioning a plurality of panels into an assembly in which the locations of the panels correspond to locations to be occupied by the panels in a completed upper, wherein the assembly includes
a substrate material panel having a first side and a second side,
a mesh material panel having a first side facing away from the substrate material panel and a second side facing the substrate material panel, at least a portion of the mesh material panel overlapping the substrate material panel in a mesh/substrate overlap area,
a skin material panel having a first side facing away from the substrate material panel and a second side facing the substrate material panel, at least a portion of the skin material panel overlapping both the substrate material panel and the mesh material panel in a skin/mesh/substrate overlap area, and
a first layer of hot melt bonding material positioned between one of (a) the substrate material panel and the mesh material panel, and (b) the mesh material panel and the skin material panel;
compressing the assembly at a first temperature in a first pressing operation during which the first sides of the substrate material, mesh material and skin material panels face a compressible surface conforming to the assembly; and
compressing the assembly at a second temperature in a second pressing operation during which the first sides of the substrate material, mesh material and skin material panels face a compressible surface conforming to the assembly, and
wherein the second pressing operation is performed after the first pressing operation, and the second temperature is lower than the first temperature.

US Pat. No. 10,595,590

ARTICLE OF FOOTWEAR WITH KNITTED COMPONENT HAVING PLURALITY OF GRADUATED PROJECTIONS

NIKE, Inc., Beaverton, O...

1. An upper for an article of footwear having a sole structure, the upper comprising:a smooth area disposed at a throat of the upper; and
a textured area disposed adjacent to the smooth area and including:
a first row of alternating projections and recesses that extends across the upper in a first direction, each projection extending away from a foot-receiving cavity of the upper to a respective apex and defining a respective height between a co-extensive reference boundary of the smooth area and the respective apex, and each recess extending toward the cavity to a respective nadir and defining a respective depth between the co-extensive reference boundary of the smooth area and the respective nadir, at least one projection in the first row having a different height than the remaining projections in the first row, and
a second row of alternating projections and recesses that extends across the upper in a second direction substantially perpendicular to the first direction and between the throat of the upper and the sole structure at one of a medial side of the upper and a lateral side of the upper, each projection of the second row of alternating projections and recesses extending away from the cavity to a respective apex and defining a respective height between the co-extensive reference boundary and the respective apex, and each recess of the second row of alternating projections and recesses extending toward the cavity to a respective nadir and defining a respective depth between the co-extensive reference boundary and the respective nadir.

US Pat. No. 10,595,588

SOLE STRUCTURE FOR AN ARTICLE OF FOOTWEAR

NIKE, Inc., Beaverton, O...

1. A sole structure for an article of footwear, the sole structure comprising: one or more outsole portions, a first outsole portion having: a plurality of alternating upward-facing and downward-facing elongate channels; wherein each channel has a base element and two sidewalls, with adjacent upward-facing and downward-facing channels sharing a common sidewall, wherein the base elements of the downward-facing channels form an upper surface of the first outsole portion, the base elements of the upward-facing channels form a lower surface of the first outsole portion, and the base elements that form the lower surface extend across the first outsole portion in a non-linear configuration when viewed from below, and wherein thicknesses of the base elements and the side walls, the non-linear configuration, and a material from which the first outsole portion is formed combine to provide the first outsole portion with a monotonically increasing pressure-versus-strain curve, as measured over a 40 mm diameter area, until a first pressure value at a first strain value is reached where buckling of the first outsole portion occurs under a compressive load, and wherein beyond this first pressure value the pressure-versus-strain curve has a second pressure value that occurs when buckling of the first outsole portion stops and that is between 60% to 100% of the first pressure value.

US Pat. No. 10,595,587

ARTICLE OF FOOTWEAR WITH A SEGMENTED PLATE HAVING A HEEL REGION

NIKE, Inc., Beaverton, O...

1. An article of footwear comprising:an upper;
a midsole attached to the upper and including a first surface opposing the upper and a second surface formed on an opposite side of the midsole than the first surface;
a unitary first sole plate attached to the midsole and including a first rigidity higher than a rigidity of the midsole and a first edge having a forefoot segment extending in a lengthwise direction of the first sole plate along a first axis and a midfoot segment extending in the lengthwise direction of the first sole plate along a second axis offset from the first axis; and
a unitary second sole plate attached to the midsole and including a second rigidity higher than the rigidity of the midsole and a second edge extending along a length of the second sole plate, the second edge opposing and spaced apart from the first edge; and
a channel extending between the first edge and the second edge and having a constant width along the entire length of the first edge and the second edge, the channel having a longitudinal axis that extends along a direction from a forefoot region of the midsole to a heel region of the midsole.

US Pat. No. 10,595,586

MOUNTAIN BIKE SHOE SOLE

CRANK BROTHERS, INC., La...

1. A mountain bike shoe sole, comprising:an outsole having a central portion, a lower surface and a tread;
a cleat assembly;
at least a recess, provided in said lower surface, for housing said cleat assembly;
at least a removable shim, housed in said recess, having a thickness, and being suitable to be interposed between said lower surface of said outsole and said cleat assembly,
wherein said outsole includes at least a wear indicator;
wherein said tread of said outsole includes, in said central portion, an outer support tread and an inner support tread, said wear indicator being provided along said outer support tread, and/or along said inner support tread; and
wherein said wear indicator includes a top layer, having a thickness which is substantially equal to said thickness of said shim, and a bottom layer.

US Pat. No. 10,595,584

ADJUSTABLE ARTICLE SYSTEM

1. An adjustable footwear system comprising: footwear including an upper and an insole, a cavity positioned between the upper and the insole, the upper is formed of an elastic material; an extensor system embedded in the upper, the extensor system including a plurality of extensor arms, the plurality of extensor arms overlapping in a horizontal and vertical direction to form a mesh configuration of the extensor arms; and one or more salivation devices for activating the plurality of extensor arms wherein the one or more activation devices are activated for adjusting the extensor system for increasing pressure in the extensor system to expand the plurality of extensor arms in a horizontal and vertical direction in order to extend the elastic material and increase the size of the cavity to allow insertion and removal of a foot in the cavity or the one or more activation devices are activated for adjusting the extensor system for decreasing pressure in the extensor system in order to decrease the size of the cavity, to allow the elastic material to apply pressure against a foot received in the cavity.

US Pat. No. 10,595,581

LACE ADJUSTER ASSEMBLY INCLUDING FEEDBACK ASSEMBLY FOR USE IN VISUALIZING AND MEASURING ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE

FLYCLIP, LLC, New York, ...

1. A lace adjuster assembly for selectively adjusting a shoelace of a shoe of a user, the lace adjuster assembly comprising:a lace adjuster that is adapted to allow the user to selectively adjust the shoelace of the shoe of the user; and
a feedback assembly that is mechanically coupled to the lace adjuster, the feedback assembly being configured to selectively measure statistical data of the user during an athletic performance, the feedback assembly including a sensor assembly including at least one sensor that senses at least one of a vertical acceleration and orientation information of the user during the athletic performance;
wherein the sensor assembly further includes a controller that is electrically coupled to the at least one sensor, the controller including a processor, the controller receiving the at least one of the vertical acceleration and the orientation information from the at least one sensor and generating a first statistical data point that is based at least in part on the at least one of the vertical acceleration and the orientation information;
wherein the sensor assembly further includes an input mechanism such that the user can input a weight of the user;
wherein the controller is electrically coupled to the input mechanism and receives the weight of the user from the input mechanism; and
wherein the first statistical data point that is generated by the controller is one of an energy expended and a force expended by the user during the athletic performance, the first statistical data point being based at least in part on the at least one of the vertical acceleration and the orientation information, and the weight of the user.

US Pat. No. 10,595,580

HELMET MOUNTED PROTECTIVE SHROUD

The United States of Amer...

1. A protective covering apparatus for use with a helmet and respirator, comprising:a shroud mating component comprising:
an upper component;
a flanged component positioned under a lateral end of the upper component;
a channel between the flanged component and the upper component;
a side component extending down from the upper component;
a bottom component connected to the side component; and
wherein said shroud mating component is adapted to surround the respirator;
a shroud component adapted to be connected to the shroud mating component, the shroud component comprising:
a covering component having an edge;
a pair of first connection mechanisms underneath the covering component;
a pair of second connection mechanisms extending from the covering component;
a pair of third connection mechanisms connected to the covering component;
a fourth connection mechanism positioned at a top of the covering component adapted to engage the pair of third connection mechanisms when the covering component is in a stowed position; and
a flap component configured to cover a top of the covering component and to engage said fourth connection mechanism to cover the covering component when in a stowed position; and
wherein said shroud component is adapted to be stowed above the helmet and when deployed or unfurled to cover the helmet and surround a wearer's head and neck.

US Pat. No. 10,595,579

DYNAMIC AIR INTAKE

1. A dynamic air intake for a vehicle, a helmet or safety clothing, the dynamic air intake including:a rigid casing having an air inlet opening, an air outlet opening and a closed channel for the passage of an air flow between said inlet opening and said outlet opening, when said dynamic air intake provided on said vehicle, said helmet or said protective clothing worn by a person is moving in open air on a running plane in a movement direction;
said closed channel including at least one layer of material which absorbs rainwater and/or nebulised water, said at least one layer of material arranged along said closed channel without obstructing the cross section of the same channel, in direct contact with said air flow so that liquid water, which is transported by gaseous air of said air flow, is collected in said at least one layer of material;
wherein said closed channel is positioned at an angle to the said running plane of the vehicle, the helmet or the safety clothing, and wherein said at least one layer of material has a forward orientated surface, with respect to said movement direction, in direct contact with said air flow, the forward orientated surface being at an angle with respect to the said running plane so that, due to the lower specific weight of the gaseous air as compared to the liquid water and due to the resulting change in direction of the open air as the open air becomes the air flow, the liquid water of the air flow separates from gaseous air of the air flow, the liquid water settling on said at least one layer of material; and
wherein when said at least one layer of material is saturated with the liquid water, the liquid water is dispersed towards an outside of said rigid casing through said at least one layer of material by gravity and/or by the effect of aerodynamic pressure generated inside said closed channel, while said air outlet opening conducts the gaseous phase of said air flow outside the rigid casing.

US Pat. No. 10,595,577

LEWIS HELMET

Terry Leonard Lewis, Jac...

1. A helmet comprising:a multi-piece outer shell comprising a plurality of female stud guides; a solid rim outer shell;
an inner liner comprising a solid shell wherein the inner liner further comprises a plurality of inner liner helmet bosses and male stud guides;
said plurality of male and female stud guides configured to provide a removable connection between each piece of the outer shell and the inner liner;
a plurality of compression springs configured as shocks wherein said each of said plurality of compression springs further comprise a spin dial configured to permit adjustment of the tension of each of said plurality of compression springs;
optionally further comprising conventional springs;
a padding located within said inner liner configured to contact a user's head; and
said plurality of compression springs and said optional conventional springs located between the multi-piece outer shell and the inner liner.

US Pat. No. 10,595,576

RESILIENT GARMENT FASTENER

1. An improved garment fastener for securing a garment panel, said garment fastener comprising:a garment anchor releasably connected to a pair of elongated straps;
a plurality of releasable fasteners spaced along said garment anchor, each releasable fastener releasably fastening one of said pair of said elongated straps to said garment anchor;
each of said elongated straps being selectively removable from said garment anchor, wherein said elongated straps extends between one of said plurality of releasable fasteners and a panel connector;
said pair of elongated straps presenting an axis of elasticity as the pair of elongated straps extends from opposite sides of said garment anchor to said garment panel in response to inward and outward movement of the garment panel; and
said panel connector having an outer membrane for releasable connection to the garment panel.

US Pat. No. 10,595,575

BONDING GARMENT

1. A garment having a pair of sides and being configured to be worn by an adult having a torso for skin-to-skin bonding with an infant, said garment comprising:a back panel located between said sides;
a front panel located between said sides and having a longitudinal midline located between said sides, said front panel comprising an upper front portion and a lower front portion, said upper portion including a neck portion and receiving portion located below the neck portion, said receiving portion including a single receiving flap having an upper edge portion and a lower edge portion, said upper edge portion extending downward and outward at an angle from said midline, said lower edge portion merging with said upper edge portion at a merger point and extending downward and inward at an angle from an outer end of said upper edge portion, said lower edge portion terminating closely adjacent to said midline and to said lower front portion, said receiving flap being foldable out of a plane of said front panel about said midline from a closed state to an open state, and vice versa, said receiving flap having outer edge portion located below said merger point, whereupon when said receiving flap is in said closed state said outer edge portion is located closely adjacent a first one of said sides, and when said receiving flap is in said open state said outer edge portion is located further away from said first one of said sides and closer to a second one of said sides; and
a plurality of fasteners configured for holding said receiving flap in said closed state.

US Pat. No. 10,595,574

METHOD OF INTERACTING WITH PROXIMITY SENSOR WITH A GLOVE

Ford Global Technologies,...

1. A method of interacting a capacitive sensor with a hand wearing a glove, wherein the glove has a finger sheath that covers a finger of the hand, the method comprising the steps of:applying a liquid conductive ink to the finger sheath;
drying the conductive ink; and
moving the finger sheath toward a proximity sensor to activate the proximity sensor with the dried conductive ink.

US Pat. No. 10,595,571

DOUBLE BREASTED RAINCOAT

1. A double breasted raincoat comprising:a body having:
a top portion;
a left portion;
a right portion;
a back sheet;
a left front sheet
a right front sheet
a neckline formed thorough the top portion of the body; and
two cuffs respectively formed through the left portion and the right portion of the body, wherein the left front sheet and the right front sheet overlap with each other to form an overlap region, and the overlap region has multiple buttons and button holes;
two sleeves respectively connected with edges of the two cuffs;
a first collar connected with an edge of the neckline;
two cover sheets including:
a left cover sheet disposed on an inner surface of the left front sheet and having:
a left side edge fixed on the inner surface of the left front sheet; and
a right cover sheet disposed on an inner surface of the right front sheet and having:
a right side edge fixed on the inner surface of the right front sheet:
a second collar disposed on an inner surface of the first collar, a bottom left side edge of the second collar connected with an upper edge of the left cover sheet, a bottom right side edge of the second collar connected with an upper edge of the right cover sheet, and a lower edge of the second collar connected with an opening edge of the neckline of the body; and
at least one mounting element mounted on a right side edge of the left cover sheet and a left side edge of the right cover sheet,
wherein the at least one mounting element extends to a left side edge and a right side edge of the second collar.

US Pat. No. 10,595,570

APPAREL WITH BODY MAPPED WATERPROOF-BREATHABLE PORTIONS

UNDER ARMOUR, INC., Balt...

1. A garment comprising:a first material layer including a first surface;
a second material layer laminated to the first material layer, the second material layer including a second surface; and
a laminate material disposed in a non-continuous manner between the first and second surfaces of the first and second material layers, wherein an amount of laminate material disposed between the first and second material layers varies at different zones defined along the first surface of the first material layer, the laminate material is disposed in an array of laminate dots along the first surface of the first material layer, and the array of laminate dots varies at the different zones by one or more selected from the group consisting of spacing between laminate dots, dimensions of laminate dots and shapes of laminate dots;
wherein the garment comprises a jacket including a torso section, a hood extending from an upper portion of the torso section, and arm sections extending from opposing upper side portions of the torso section, and the hood includes one or more zones having an areal coverage of laminate dots along the first surface of the material layer within the one or more zones that is greater than the areal coverage in one or more other zones of the garment.

US Pat. No. 10,595,569

CLOTHING

Japanese Foundation For C...

1. A garment made from a knitted fabric made from a composite thread of elastic fibers and synthetic fibers, including:a front opening brassiere comprising a front body part and a back body part, wherein the front body part includes a left and right breast portions that are adapted to fasten together by an engagement member,
and an under belt located under a position of the breast portions of said front opening brassiere, a width of said under belt is 5 cm to 10 cm,
wherein knitted fabric has elongation rates in longitudinal and lateral directions of said knitted fabric as measured in accordance with the grab method of JIS-L-1096 and under a 1.5 kg load are at least 160% and less than 250%, and a weight per unit area of said knitted fabric is at least 90 g/m2 and less than 160 g/m2.

US Pat. No. 10,595,567

CHILD JUMPSUIT

1. A child jumpsuit garment comprisingan A-shaped unitary body with arm openings, a neck, and a sitting line, the body having (i) a front part having a left section and a right section, with a central front line; and (ii) a back part having a top piece and a bottom piece, with a waist line and a central back line;
legs extending from the sitting line of the body, the sitting line being orthogonal to the central front line, the waistline being located between the sitting line and the neck; and,
a releasable fastener, designed to extend longitudinally from the neck on the front part, across the sitting line of the body, and then terminating at the waist line of the back part, the fastener positioned on the front part parallel to, and laterally shifted away from the central front line, the fastener including complimentary fasteners on the left section and the right section of the front part directly joining the left section to the right section and the fastener positioned on the back part to extend longitudinally from the sitting line of the body to the waist line at an acute angle relative to the central back line, and the fastener including complimentary fasteners on the top piece and the bottom piece of the back part directly joining the top piece to the bottom piece, the top piece including the arm openings and one leg, and the bottom piece including the other leg.

US Pat. No. 10,595,565

ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE

Shenzhen First Union Tech...

1. An electronic cigarette, comprising:a power supply; and
an atomizer, the atomizer being connected with the power supply via a detachable connecting structure, the power supply having a connecting end connecting with the atomizer, the power supply comprising an electromagnetic induction coil at the connecting end, the atomizer comprising a housing, a liquid chamber arranged in the housing, and a metallic element, the metallic element being capable of generating heat in an alternating magnetic field, the liquid chamber defining an opening facing the power supply, the atomizer further comprising a liquid storing element arranged in the opening, the liquid storing element being capable of storing tobacco liquid, and preventing tobacco liquid in the liquid chamber from flowing out, the metallic element abutting against the liquid storing element, the metallic element being configured for heating the tobacco liquid absorbed in the liquid storing element to form aerosol;
wherein the electronic cigarette further comprises an air pipe in the housing allowing the aerosol to flow out, both the liquid storing element and the metallic element nest the air pipe, the metallic element abuts against an outer surface of the liquid storing element.

US Pat. No. 10,595,562

INHALATION DEVICE WITH METERING

INDOSE INC, Woodland Hil...

1. An inhalation device for inhaling a vaporized substance comprising:a reservoir, wherein the substance in unvaporized form is stored;
a heating element, wherein said heating element is used to heat the unvaporized substance;
a processor;
a channel through which the vaporized substance can flow,
a light signal device which emits light;
a first sensor which senses the light from the light signal device; and
a second sensor which measures a quantity related to airflow, wherein the processor uses data from the first and second sensors to dynamically measure, in real-time, the quantity of the substance vaporized and inhaled by the user based on a vapor factor which indicates a percentage of the vaporized substance actually produced during a time period as compared to a theoretical production of vapor yielded during the time period, for each of a plurality of time periods, and adds up the quantities of the substance determined for each of the time periods during an inhalation, to determine when a particular amount of the substance has been consumed.

US Pat. No. 10,595,560

SLIDE PUSH PACK FOR SMOKING ARTICLES

Altria Client Services LL...

1. An outer shell of a slide push pack, the outer shell comprising:a first side panel having a left edge connected along a first fold line to a right edge of a front panel, a second side panel having a right edge connected along a second fold line to a left edge of the front panel, a back panel having a left edge connected along a third fold line to a right edge of the first side panel, a side glue panel having a left edge connected along a fourth fold line to a right edge of the back panel, a top retention panel connected along a fifth fold line to a top edge of the back panel, and an inner panel connected along a sixth fold line to a bottom edge of the back panel;
the inner panel including first and second guide rails separated by a gap, the inner panel configured to be folded over the back panel such that the gap between the first and second guide rails forms a channel inside the outer shell, and the top retention panel configured to be folded over the back panel and end portions of the first and second guide rails.

US Pat. No. 10,595,559

AEROSOL-GENERATING ARTICLE COMPRISING A DETACHABLE FRESHENER DELIVERY ELEMENT WITH HIGH VENTILATION

Philip Morris Products S....

1. An aerosol-generating article comprising an aerosol-generating substrate and a mouthpiece secured to a downstream end of the aerosol-generating substrate, the mouthpiece comprising:at least one segment of filter material; and
a vented segment downstream of the at least one segment of filter material and comprising at least one freshener delivery element;
wherein the vented segment comprising the at least one freshener delivery element is detachable from the at least one segment of filter material to decrease ventilation of the aerosol-generating article,
wherein the vented segment is at a downstream end of the mouthpiece, and
wherein detachment of the vented segment results in an increase in resistance to draw of the aerosol generating article.

US Pat. No. 10,595,557

MENTHOL CIGARETTE

Philip Morris USA Inc., ...

1. A cigarette comprising tobacco, a filter, sorbent, and an encapsulated flavorant comprising a polyvinyl acetate matrix with flavorant bound within the matrix wherein the flavorant comprises menthol substantially uniformly distributed throughout the matrix in an amount of at least 55% by weight based on 100 parts by weight of the encapsulated flavorant.

US Pat. No. 10,595,547

SOLID DRINK FOR REGULATING QI-DEPRESSION CONSTITUTION AND PROCESSING METHOD THEREOF

1. A solid drink for regulating qi-depression constitution, comprising the following components of raw materials in parts by weight: citron 20-44 parts, perilla 17-45 parts, finger citron 10-38 parts, citrus aurantium L. 9-35 parts, sword bean 10-33 parts, mint 20-50 parts, spina data seeds 18-50 parts, malt 24-43 parts, dried orange peel 11-32 parts, Chinese olive 17-45 parts, sterculia lychnophora 8-23 parts, dextrin 25-55 parts, maltodextrin 15-45 parts, soluble starch 15-45 parts, and aspartame 0.1-0.3 parts.

US Pat. No. 10,595,540

BARBECUE OVEN HAVING CIRCULATION CONTROL

1. A barbecue oven for cooking foods comprising:a housing including a fire chamber for housing combustible material, a cooking chamber for housing food to be cooked, and a duct connecting the fire chamber to the cooking chamber for passage of heated air and smoke from the fire chamber to the cooking chamber such that food in the cooking chamber is heated by the circulation of the heated air and smoke in the cooking chamber;
a vessel receivable in the fire chamber and adapted to hold combustible material therein to generate heat and smoke for cooking food in the cooking chamber;
a first shutter assembly movably mounted on the housing and manually operable to selectively permit a flow of ambient air directly into the fire chamber to facilitate combustion of combustible material in the vessel when the vessel is received in the fire chamber to generate heat and smoke for cooking food in the cooking chamber;
a second shutter assembly movably mounted on the housing and constructed to be adjusted to select different opening sizes for exhausting air from a first portion of the cooking chamber to vent the cooking chamber, the second shutter assembly being located on a first side of the housing above the cooking chamber; and
a third shutter assembly movably mounted on the housing and constructed to be adjusted to select different opening sizes for exhausting air from a second portion of the cooking chamber to vent the cooking chamber, the third shutter assembly being located on a second side of the housing above the cooking chamber opposite the first side of the housing, wherein the second and third shutter assemblies are disposed above the fire chamber, and a portion of each of the second and third shutter assemblies being vertically aligned with a portion of the fire chamber such that a first common vertical axis intersects a portion of the second shutter assembly and a portion of the fire chamber, and a second common vertical axis intersects a portion of the third shutter assembly and a portion of the fire chamber,
each of the second and third shutter assemblies comprising a mount formed separately from the housing and engageable with the housing, and a shutter supported by the mount, the mount being configured to mount the shutter on the housing, the shutter being slideable relative to the mount and including a plurality of openings that are placeable into and out of registration with openings in the mount to change the opening sizes for controlling air flow out of the cooking chamber when the shutter assembly is mounted on the housing.

US Pat. No. 10,595,539

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DEBONING POULTRY BREASTS

Prime Equipment Group, LL...

1. A poultry processing apparatus for separating poultry components, the apparatus comprising:(a) first and second elongated, substantially parallel guides for guiding a poultry product including at least a breast and first and second attached wings, along the apparatus with the first wing resting upon the first guide and the second wing resting upon the second guide, the guides having adjacent downstream ends;
(b) a transport assembly including at least first and second carts mounted to a drive system for driving the carts from a loading position adjacent the downstream ends of the first and second elongated guides to at least one cutting station, each of the first and second carts having an opening to receive a respective one of the wings of the poultry product when each cart is disposed in the loading position; and
(c) first and second moveable cutters disposed adjacent the transport assembly at the at least one cutting station, the cutters being configured for moving along a path and severing tissue connecting the wings and the breast.

US Pat. No. 10,595,531

USE OF PICOLINAMIDE COMPOUNDS AS FUNGICIDES

Dow AgroSciences LLC, In...

1. A composition for the control of a fungal pathogen including mixtures of at least one of the compounds of Formula 1
wherein:
X is hydrogen or C(O)R5;
Y is Q;
Q is

wherein: Z is CH:
R1 is hydrogen or alkyl, substituted with 0, 1 or multiple R8;
R2 is methyl;
R3 is chosen from aryl or heteroaryl, each optionally substituted with 0, 1 or multiple R8;
R4 is chosen from hydrogen, halo, hydroxyl, alkyl or alkoxy;
R5 is chosen from alkoxy or benzyloxy, each optionally substituted with 0, 1, or multiple R8;
R6 is chosen from hydrogen, alkoxy, or halo, each optionally substituted with 0, 1, or multiple R8;
R7 is chosen from hydrogen, —C(O)R9, or —CH2OC(O)R9;
R8 is chosen from hydrogen, alkyl, aryl, acyl, halo, alkenyl, alkynyl, alkoxy, cyano, or heterocyclyl, each optionally substituted with 0, 1, or multiple R10;
R9 is chosen from alkyl, alkoxy, or aryl, each optionally substituted with 0, 1, or multiple R8;
R10 is chosen from hydrogen, alkyl, aryl, acyl, halo, alkenyl, alkoxy, or heterocyclyl;
R11 is chosen from hydrogen or alkyl, substituted with 0, 1 or multiple R8;
R12 is chosen from aryl or heteroaryl, each optionally substituted with 0, 1 or multiple R8; and
a phytologically acceptable carrier material.

US Pat. No. 10,595,519

MOTORIZED TACKLE SYSTEM FOR FISHING

1. A powered fishing lure, comprising:a first section forming a fluidly sealed cavity;
a battery carried within the cavity of the first section;
a second section forming a fluidly sealed interior area;
a hinge secured to and disposed between the first section and the second section, the hinge is configured to enable pivoting movement of the first section relative to the second section;
an electric motor carried within the fluidly sealed interior area and conductively coupled to the battery;
a propeller positioned outside the second section and secured to the electric motor via a drive shaft;
a hook secured to the second section;
a flotation device secured to second section via a cable, the flotation device having:
an upper shell connected to a lower shell that forms a housing; and
a microcontroller carried within the housing and conductively coupled to the electric motor, the microcontroller is configured to control a rotational movement of the propeller;
wherein the propeller drives the fish lure;
wherein the cable is flexible, which in turn enables upward and downward movement of the first section and the second section relative to a water surface.

US Pat. No. 10,595,516

PRECISION WATER DELIVERY SYSTEM FOR INSECTS

Aspire Food Group USA Inc...

1. A water tray comprising:a sensor to collect data related to a level of moisture associated with the water tray;
an image device, the image device to collect image data associated with a state of the water tray;
a float having perforations sized to allow insects access to the moisture and to prevent the insects having a high risk of drowning from drowning, the float configured to have a top surface above the level of moisture associated with the water tray;
at least one wall in contact with the float and having a coefficient of friction below a threshold, such that the at least one wall is configured to allow the float to move vertically within the water tray while in contact with the at least one wall;
a base;
a vertical leg extending below the base, the vertical leg to releasably couple the water tray to corresponding vertical arms extending upward from a top surface of an insert of a land based insect habitat;
a control system to detect a presence of a dead insect based at least in part on an analysis of the image data and alert, in response to detecting the presence of the dead insect, a facility operator; and
wherein the water tray sends the data to a water delivery system.

US Pat. No. 10,595,512

SAFE AND HUMANE ANIMAL HEAD COLLAR

1. A head collar for an animal, the head collar comprising:a clasp having a body portion and first and second flange portions adjoining the body portion;
a first strap designed as a head strap to control a head of the animal, the head strap extending through a first channel formed in the first flange portion, across the body portion, and through a second channel formed in the second flange portion of the clasp, the head strap having a first end secured to a slip loop and a second end secured to a lead attachment;
a second strap designed as a nose strap to control a nose of the animal, the nose strap extending through third and fourth substantially parallel channels formed in the body portion between the first flange portion and the second flange portion of the clasp to provide a nose loop for passing over a nose of the animal, the nose strap having first and second ends terminating below the body portion of the clasp;
the head strap passing once through the slip loop to form a head loop for passing over a head of the animal;
wherein when fitted to the animal, the clasp is positioned below a lower jaw of the animal and secures the first and second ends of the nose strap and a portion of the head loop below the lower jaw of the animal, and the head loop is positioned so that the slip loop is situated behind an ear of the animal.

US Pat. No. 10,595,510

ANIMAL RESISTANCE TRAINING SYSTEM

1. A weight training apparatus for animals comprises:a leg strap;
at least one pocket;
a plurality of weights;
a first interlocking piece;
a second interlocking piece;
a third interlocking piece;
an extension strap;
the leg strap comprises a proximal face and a distal face;
the at least one pocket being integrated into the leg strap;
the first interlocking piece being connected onto the proximal face;
the second interlocking piece being connected onto the distal face;
the first interlocking piece and the second interlocking piece being positioned opposite to each other along the leg strap;
the at least one pocket being positioned in between the first interlocking piece and the second interlocking piece;
at least one selected weight from the plurality of weights being positioned into the at least one pocket;
the third interlocking piece being connected onto the distal face; and
the extension strap being terminally attached to the third interlocking piece.

US Pat. No. 10,595,509

CUTTING HORSE TRAINER

1. A cutting horse trainer, comprising:a carriage for engaging with a rail of a fence;
a motor coupled to the carriage for drawing the transport mechanism along the rail in a selected direction;
a simulated calf coupled to the carriage mechanism, wherein the orientation of the calf is dependent upon the selected direction; and
wherein the simulated calf is coupled to the carriage by an extension, and wherein the extension is configured to be rotated upwards, such that the simulated calf and extension are positioned away from possible contact with animals in the pen.

US Pat. No. 10,595,507

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PROVIDING CONTROLLED FOOD PORTIONS TO AN ANIMAL AND ASSESSING THE ANIMAL'S HEALTH

Lioness Feeding Technolog...

1. A method for dispensing at least one food product for at least one animal in a feeding station enclosure, said method comprising the steps of:associating said at least one animal with an identification tag having a unique identifier, and associating said unique identifier with a feeding program;
storing said unique identifier and said feeding program in a database structure;
detecting the presence of said at least one animal in the vicinity of a portal of said enclosure, and acquiring said unique identifier information;
querying said database structure with said unique identifier and retrieving said feeding program associated with said at least one animal;
providing a control signal to at least one dispensing unit to dispense a specific amount of said at least one food product to a weigh hopper, in accordance with said feeding program;
weighing said at least one food product in said weight hopper and releasing said at least one food product to a feeding platform for said at least one animal to initiate a feeding event, said feeding platform associated with at least one compartment to receive said at least one food product; and recording a pre-feeding event weight measurement of said at least one food product;
sensing the non-presence of said at least one animal within said enclosure, indicative of an end to said feeding event;
removing unconsumed at least one food product off said feeding platform into at least one disposal bin, weighing said unconsumed at least one food product and recording a post-feeding event weight measurement of said at least one food product; and
determining the amount of at least one food product consumed by said at least one animal based on said pre-feeding event weight measurement of said at least one food product and said post-feeding event weight measurement of said at least one food product.

US Pat. No. 10,595,500

AUTOMATED SYSTEM FOR APPLYING DISINFECTANT TO THE TEATS OF DAIRY LIVESTOCK

Technologies Holdings Cor...

1. A system for operating a robotic arm, comprising:a controller operable to:
access an image of the rear of dairy livestock located in a stall of a rotary milking platform; and
in conjunction with the stall of the rotary milking platform in which the dairy livestock is located moving into an area adjacent a robotic arm, determine whether a milking cluster is attached to the dairy livestock based at least in part upon the image; and
the robotic arm communicatively coupled to the controller and operable to extend between the legs of the dairy livestock if the controller determines that the milking cluster is not attached to the dairy livestock, wherein the robotic arm does not extend between the legs of the dairy livestock if the controller determines that the milking cluster is attached to the dairy livestock.

US Pat. No. 10,595,475

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING SPROUT INCUBATION, AIR FLOW, HYDRATION, AND DRAINAGE

13. A method for seed sprouting, the method comprising:providing a kit comprising:
a jar having a top opening and a bottom opening;
a seal lid configured to be removably secured at the top opening of the jar;
a perforated lid configured to be removably secured at the top opening of the jar; an insert holder configured to be removably secured at the bottom opening of the jar, the insert holder having an opening;
a perforated insert configured to be placed between the insert holder and the bottom opening of the jar; and
a seal insert configured to be placed between the insert holder and the bottom opening of the jar;
securing a combination of the insert holder and the seal insert at the bottom opening of the jar to prevent an air flow and a water flow at the bottom opening;
filling the jar with seeds;
filling the jar with an appropriate amount of water; securing the perforated lid to the top opening of the jar; and
after a period of time:
inverting the jar by the bottom opening up; and
replacing the seal insert with the perforated insert to allow air flow through the jar.

US Pat. No. 10,595,466

BALER

KUHN-GELDROP BV, Geldrop...

1. A roller for a variable chamber round baler, the roller comprising:an axle configured to be mounted to a mounting element of the baler;
a rotary bearing mounted on the axle; and
a roller casing supported by the bearing for rotation around the axle;
wherein the roller includes a first seal plate adjacent an end of the roller casing, wherein the first seal plate is mounted in a fixed position relative to the axle and extends radially outwards towards the roller casing, and a second seal plate located between the first seal plate and the bearing, wherein the second seal plate is mounted for rotation with the roller casing and extends radially inwards towards the axle;
wherein the second seal plate is located axially inwards from the first seal plate to provide a space between the first and second seal plates; and
wherein the first seal plate includes an opening through which waste crop material can escape outwards from the space between the first and second seal plates to outside of the roller.

US Pat. No. 10,595,463

ADJUSTABLE CONVEYOR ASSEMBLY FOR A HEADER OF AN AGRICULTURAL HARVESTER

CNH Industrial America LL...

1. A header for an agricultural harvester comprising:a frame;
a support bar connected to the frame;
a crank arm pivotably connected to the support bar;
a conveyor assembly pivotably connected to the crank arm, the conveyor assembly including:
a cam track, and
an endless web extending across the cam track;
a first adjustor operatively connecting the support bar and crank arm for moving the conveyor assembly about a first degree of freedom; and
a second adjustor operatively connecting the crank arm and conveyor assembly for moving the conveyor assembly about a second degree of freedom.

US Pat. No. 10,595,461

AIR FRUIT FALL SPEED REDUCING SYSTEM

1. An air fruit stopper (AFS) system configured for installation in a harvester machine having fruit receiving units and fruit harvesting units located above the fruit receiving units, wherein the AFS system comprises:at least one airflow generator that generates a flow of air;
at least two air conduction systems fluidly connected to the at least one airflow generator and directing the flow of air therefrom, wherein the at least two air conduction systems are disposable on opposite sides of the harvester machine; and
a plurality of nozzles that are fluidly connected to the at least two air conduction systems, the plurality of nozzles have air outlets directed upwardly that direct pressurized air upward, and the plurality of nozzles are configured to be mountable in the harvester machine above the fruit receiving units and under the fruit harvester units.

US Pat. No. 10,595,457

FLOW CONTROL ASSEMBLY FOR AN AGRICULTURAL METERING SYSTEM

CNH Industrial Canada, Lt...

1. A flow control assembly for an agricultural metering system comprising:a locking assembly comprising:
a first plate configured to couple to a first gate control rod, wherein the first gate control rod is configured to couple to a first gate of a seed meter and to move the first gate between a closed position and an open position via translation of the first gate control rod between a first position that corresponds to the closed position of the first gate and a second position that corresponds to the open position of the first gate;
a first cam configured to couple to a second gate control rod, wherein the second gate control rod is configured to couple to a second gate of the seed meter and to move the second gate between a closed position and an open position via translation of the second gate control rod between a first position that corresponds to the closed position of the second gate and a second position that corresponds to the open position of the second gate;
a first shaft having a first end configured to engage the first cam;
a second cam configured to couple to a third gate control rod, wherein the third gate control rod is configured to couple to a third gate of the seed meter and to move the third gate between a closed position and an open position via translation of the third gate control rod between a first position that corresponds to the closed position of the third gate and a second position that corresponds to the open position of the third gate; and
a second shaft having a first end configured to engage the second cam;
wherein the first plate is configured to contact a second end of the first shaft and a second end of the second shaft at least while the first gate control rod is in the second position to block translation of the second gate control rod from the first position via contact between the first cam and the first end of the first shaft and to block translation of the third gate control rod from the first position via contact between the second cam and the first end of the second shaft.

US Pat. No. 10,595,453

TRACTOR HAVING A RETRACTABLE CABLE LIFTING BLOCK

AGCO International GmbH, ...

1. An agricultural tractor comprising a three-point hitch with a top link, the tractor further comprising a lifting block provided adjacent the three-point hitch to allow the top link to be raised or lowered relative to the rear attachment system, wherein the lifting block comprises:a retractable cable to be selectively attached to the top link;
at least two pulleys, a portion of the cable running between the at least two pulleys; and
at least one actuator, said at least one actuator configured to control retraction of the cable to allow for raising or lowering of the top link and said at least one actuator arranged to adjust a distance between said pulleys, to control the length that the cable can extend outside the pulleys.
US Pat. No. 10,595,495

PEA VARIETY SV0823QG

Seminis Vegetable Seeds, ...

1. A pea plant of pea line SV0823QG, a sample of seed of the line having been deposited under ATCC Accession Number PTA-125549.
US Pat. No. 10,595,496

HYBRID PEPPER ‘E2050158’

Enza Zaden Beheer B.V., ...

1. Hybrid Capsicum annuumpepper seed designated as ‘E20S0158’, representative sample of seed having been deposited under NCIMB Accession Number 43383.
US Pat. No. 10,595,497

HYBRID PEPPERS ‘E20B30160’, ‘E20B30161’, AND ‘E20B30162’

Enza Zaden Beheer B.V., ...

25. A hybrid Capsicum annuum pepper seed designated as ‘E20B30162’, representative sample of seed having been deposited under NCIMB Accession Number 42978.
US Pat. No. 10,596,266

STABLE LIQUID FORMULATIONS FOR PHARMACEUTICALS AND SUPPLEMENTS COMPRISING AN HERBAL MIXTURE

1. A liquid composition comprising:a) a primary component that is a base of a nutritional supplement; and
b) a preservative blend comprising
i) Organic Dextrose,
ii) Organic Elderberry (16:1 Fruit Powder),
iii) Organic Citric Acid,
iv) Organic Turmeric Root Powder,
v) Organic Fennel Seed Powder, and
vi) Organic Ginger Root, wherein the ratios of components (i)-(vi) are 1:0.8-1.0:0.55-0.65:0.40-0.54:0.05-0.09:0.05-0.09.
US Pat. No. 10,597,546

LIQUID COMPOSITION, ESPECIALLY INK COMPOSITION, FOR PRINTING WITH A BINARY DEFLECTED CONTINUOUS JET, WITH NON-CHARGED DROPS, USE OF SAID COMPOSITION, MARKING METHOD AND MARKED SUBSTRATE

1. Liquid composition said liquid composition being a liquid composition specifically for printing with a binary deflected continuous jet printing technique wherein said liquid composition forms upon printing drops which are not charged by an electric field, which each have a zero electric charge, which each form a dipole under the effect of an electric field, and which are then deflected by said electric field, characterised in that said liquid composition comprises:a) a solvent comprising one or more organic solvent compound(s) and optionally water, said solvent having globally a dielectric constant less than 15;
b) a binder;
c) one or more dyes and/or pigments;
and in that:
d) said liquid composition has an electrical conductivity at 20° C. from 1 to 200 ?S/cm.
US Pat. No. 10,597,550

AQUEOUS POLYMER DISPERSION AND PROCESS OF MAKING THE SAME

Dow Global Technologies L...

1. An aqueous polymer dispersion, wherein the polymer comprises as polymerized units, based on the total dry weight of the polymer,(i) from 5% to 50% by weight of a C6-C18 alkyl ester of (meth)acrylic acid;
(ii) from 15% to 45% by weight of a cycloalkyl (meth)acrylate; and
(iii) from 1% to 10% by weight of an acid monomer selected from an ?,?-ethylenically unsaturated carboxylic acid, a phosphorous-containing acid monomer, or mixtures thereof; and
(iv) from 5% to 50% by weight of a vinyl aromatic monomer; and
(v) from 0 to 55% by weight of a C1-C4 alkyl ester of (meth)acrylic acid;
wherein the polymer has a glass transition temperature less than 45° C.
US Pat. No. 10,596,527

AMORPHOUS FLUORINATED COPOLYMER GAS SEPARATION MEMBRANES

COMPACT MEMBRANE SYSTEMS,...

1. A membrane separation method comprising the steps of(i) providing a fluid mixture of feed components,
(ii) providing a selectively permeable separation membrane comprising a non-porous, active layer comprising an amorphous fluorinated copolymer consisting of:
(a) a perfluorinated cyclic or cyclizable olefin monomer and
(b) an alkoxylated monomer,
(iii) contacting a feed-retentate side of the membrane with the mixture,
(iv) selectively permeating the mixture through the membrane to form a permeate composition on the permeate side of the membrane opposite the feed-retentate side, and a retentate composition on the feed-retentate side of the membrane, and
(v) recovering from the membrane at least one of (a) the permeate composition enriched in faster permeating feed components relative to the mixture, and (b) the retentate composition depleted of faster permeating feed components relative to the mixture, and in which the alkoxylated monomer is selected from the group consisting of an alkyl vinyl ester monomer having the formula H2C?CHOC(O)R in which R is a linear or branched alkyl group with 1 to 5 carbon atoms, a vinyl alcohol monomer, and a mixture of them.
US Pat. No. 10,596,274

METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR TRANSDUCING LYMPHOCYTES AND REGULATED EXPANSION THEREOF

Exuma Biotech Corp., Wes...

1. An isolated polynucleotide, comprising:a) an aptamer RNA comprising an aptamer domain capable of binding acyclovir;
b) a reverse complement of the aptamer RNA;
c) a coding DNA encoding the aptamer RNA; or
d) a reverse complement DNA encoding the reverse complement of the aptamer RNA,
wherein the aptamer domain comprises from 5? to 3?, ACUUAU followed by an RNA version of the nucleotide sequence of any one of SEQ ID NOs: 108-221 followed by AUAAGU.
US Pat. No. 10,598,836

LAMINATED BODY, CIRCULARLY POLARIZING PLATE INCLUDING LAMINATED BODY, DISPLAY DEVICE INCLUDING LAMINATED BODY

SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY...

1. A laminated body comprising an optically anisotropic layer, an alignment film, and an adhesive agent layer which are directly laminated in this order, the optically anisotropic layer being formed by polymerizing a polymerizable liquid crystal compound and having a maximum absorption at a wavelength in a range of not less than 300 nm and not more than 380 nm, the optically anisotropic layer and the alignment film being in contact with each other, the alignment film and the adhesive agent layer being in contact with each other,the alignment film being a photoalignment film which is made of a monomer or a polymer that expresses alignment regulating force by a photodimerization,
the optically anisotropic layer being prepared by curing a composition containing a polymerizable liquid crystal compound and at least one photopolymerization initiator, the at least one photopolymerization initiator being an oxime photopolymerization initiator, the optically anisotropic layer satisfying the following Formula (Y):
50<(1?P?/P0)×100<85  (Y)
wherein: P? represents a P value in a surface of the optically anisotropic layer on which surface the alignment film is laminated and which surface is perpendicular to a thickness direction; P0 represents the P value of the polymerizable liquid crystal compound; and the P value is represented by I(1)/I(2) where I(1) represents a peak intensity derived from in-plane deformation vibration of an ethylenic unsaturated bond and obtained by infrared total reflection absorption spectrum measurement, and I(2) represents a peak intensity derived from stretching vibration of an unsaturated bond of an aromatic ring and obtained by the infrared total reflection absorption spectrum measurement.
US Pat. No. 10,596,278

STABLE, CONCENTRATED RADIONUCLIDE COMPLEX SOLUTIONS

ADVANCED ACCELERATOR APPL...

1. A pharmaceutical aqueous solution comprising:(a) a complex formed by
(ai) the radionuclide 177Lu (Lutetium-177), and
(aii) a somatostatin receptor binding peptide linked to the chelating agent DOTA; and
(b) at least two different stabilizers against radiolytic degradation comprising
(bi) gentisic acid or a salt thereof; and
(bii) ascorbic acid or a salt thereof;
wherein
said radionuclide is present in a concentration that it provides a volumetric radioactivity of from 250 to 500 MBq/mL;
said stabilizers are present in a total concentration of from 1.0 to 5.0 mg/mL; and the pharmaceutical aqueous solution has less than 1% ethanol, and the radiochemical purity (determined by HPLC) of the solution is maintained at ?95% for at least 72 h when stored at 25° C.
US Pat. No. 10,596,791

CO-CURED GEL COATS, ELASTOMERIC COATINGS, STRUCTURAL LAYERS, AND IN-MOLD PROCESSES FOR THEIR USE

1. An elastomeric coating comprising co-cured urethane and vinyl ester, epoxy, or unsaturated polyester components, wherein(a) the urethane component is from 50 to 95 wt. % based on the amount of elastomeric coating; and
(b) the urethane and vinyl ester, epoxy, or unsaturated polyester reactants excluding hydroxyl-terminated unsaturated polyester polyols are combined under conditions effective to cure both components in the same cure cycle.
US Pat. No. 10,597,565

HYDRAULIC FLUID AND FUEL RESISTANT SEALANTS

PRC-DeSoto International,...

1. A composition comprising:(a) from 35 wt % to 65 wt % of a thiol-terminated sulfur-containing prepolymer;
(b) from 10 wt % to 35 wt % of an organic filler, wherein the organic filler comprises a polyamide, a polyimide, a polyphenylene sulfide, a polyether sulfone, a thermoplastic copolyester, or a combination of any of the foregoing;
(c) from 5 wt % to 30 wt % of an inorganic filler; and
(d) from 5 wt % to 20 wt % of a polyepoxide,
wherein the composition has a specific gravity less than 1.2, wherein specific gravity is determined according to ISO 2781; and
wherein wt % is based on the total weight of the composition.
US Pat. No. 10,597,570

SPRAY DRIED EMULSIFIER COMPOSITIONS, METHODS FOR THEIR PREPARATION, AND THEIR USE IN OIL-BASED DRILLING FLUID COMPOSITIONS

INGEVITY SOUTH CAROLINA, ...

1. A spray dried emulsifier comprising an alkali metal salt or an alkaline earth metal salt of a carboxylic acid terminated fatty amine condensate, wherein the carboxylic acid terminated fatty amine condensate comprises a reaction product of a fatty acid amine condensate and:(1) a polycarboxylic acid,
(2) a carboxylic acid anhydride, or
(3) a polycarboxylic acid and a carboxylic acid anhydride.
US Pat. No. 10,596,549

ACTIVATED CARBON MONOLITH CATALYST, METHODS FOR MAKING SAME, AND USES THEREOF

Applied Technology Limite...

1. A method for gas phase catalytic reaction comprising: contacting at least one reactant with an activated carbon monolith catalyst, wherein the at least one reactant comprises air and at least one volatile organic compound dispersed in the air; and wherein the activated carbon monolith catalyst comprises (a) a porous finished activated carbon monolith having walls defining at least one passage therethrough and comprising a supporting ceramic matrix and substantially discontinuous activated carbon particles dispersed throughout the supporting ceramic matrix, the walls having an exterior surface, depth, and passageways into the depth of the walls, and (b) at least one catalyst precursor on said porous finished-activated carbon monolith, the at least one catalyst precursor applied to the porous finished activated carbon monolith and disposed on the exterior surface of the walls and within the passageways into the depth of the monolith walls of the porous finished activated carbon monolith, wherein the at least one catalyst precursor is catalytically active; and wherein the substantially discontinuous activated carbon particles adsorb at least a portion of the at least one volatile organic compound.
US Pat. No. 10,596,550

THREE LAYER NOX ADSORBER CATALYST

Johnson Matthey Public Li...

1. A lean NOx trap catalyst, comprising:i) a first layer, said first layer comprising one or more platinum group metals, a first ceria-containing material, an alkali or alkaline earth metal, and a first inorganic oxide;
ii) a second layer, said second layer comprising one or more noble metals, a second ceria-containing material, and a second inorganic oxide; and
iii) a third layer, said third layer comprising one or more noble metals having reducing activity and a third inorganic oxide;
wherein the total loading of the one or more platinum group metals in the first layer is lower than the total loading of the one or more noble metals in the second layer.
US Pat. No. 10,597,574

HIGH DENSITY AQUEOUS WELL FLUIDS

ALBEMARLE CORPORATION, C...

1. A composition which is a zinc-free aqueous brine having a density of about 14.3 pounds per gallon or more, and a true crystallization temperature of about 20° F. or less, which composition comprises water and one or more inorganic bromide salts, with the provisos that:when calcium bromide is present, one or more other water-soluble inorganic salts are also present, wherein the other water-soluble inorganic salt is selected from an inorganic bromide salt and manganese(II) nitrate,
when lithium bromide is present, calcium bromide is absent,
when bismuth(III) bromide is present, one or more other water-soluble inorganic bromide salts are also present, and
for a true crystallization temperature of about 10° F. or less, when manganese(II) bromide is present, one or more other water-soluble inorganic salts selected from an inorganic bromide salt, manganese(II) nitrate, and a water-soluble polytungstate salt are also present.
US Pat. No. 10,596,296
US Pat. No. 10,597,576

LUBRICANT FOR WATER BASED DRILLING FLUID

THE LUBRIZOL CORPORATION,...

1. A water based drilling fluid comprising water and 0.01 to 10 wt % of a reaction product of:a. at least one hydrocarbyl substituted carboxylic acid or an ester or anhydride thereof; and
b. at least one polyalkylene glycolwherein the hydrocarbyl substituent of the hydrocarbyl substituted carboxylic acid comprises a C6 to C36 straight chain or branched alkane or alkene, and further comprising at least on of: i) 0.01 to 10 wt. % of a metal dithiophosphate, and ii) 0.01 to 10 wt. % of a sulfurized olefin.
US Pat. No. 10,595,528

LIQUID SPRAY AGENT FOR AGRICULTURAL USE

MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL CORPO...

1. A liquid spray agent for agricultural use, comprising a polyvinyl alcohol resin having a saponification degree of from 30 mol % to 50 mol % and an average degree of polymerization of from 100 to 2,000; and further comprising a fertilizer, an herbicide, or an insect repellent.
US Pat. No. 10,595,529

PEST CONTROL USING NATURAL PEST CONTROL AGENT BLENDS

TYRATECH, INC., Morrisvi...

1. A pest control composition comprising, by weight based on the total weight of the pest control composition:0.65% to 19.53% geraniol;
1.45% to 43.62% isopropyl myristate;
lemongrass oil; and
mineral oil.
US Pat. No. 10,596,554

PROCESS FOR USING IRON AND PARTICULATE CARBON CATALYST FOR SLURRY HYDROCRACKING

UOP LLC, Des Plaines, IL...

1. A process for converting heavy hydrocarbon feed into lighter hydrocarbon products comprising:mixing said heavy hydrocarbon feed with catalyst and hydrogen to form a heavy hydrocarbon slurry comprising hydrocarbon liquid and catalyst particles, said catalyst comprising iron particles, alumina and carbon particles comprising a pore volume of at least about 0.12 cc/g, and a mean diameter of no more than about 800 microns, wherein the iron particles and the carbon particles are separate from each other;
hydrocracking hydrocarbons in said heavy hydrocarbon slurry in the presence of hydrogen and catalyst in a hydrocracking reactor to produce a hydrocracked slurry product comprising lighter hydrocarbon products; and
withdrawing said hydrocracked slurry product from said hydrocracking reactor.
US Pat. No. 10,597,322

GLASS COMPOSITIONS WITH IMPROVED CHEMICAL AND MECHANICAL DURABILITY

CORNING INCORPORATED, Co...

1. A glass article comprising:a type HGB1 hydrolytic resistance according to ISO 719;
a compressive stress layer with a depth of layer of greater than 25 ?m;
a surface compressive stress of greater than or equal to 350 MPa, wherein the glass article is ion exchange strengthened and the ion exchange strengthening comprises treating the glass article in a molten salt bath for a time less than or equal to 5 hours at a temperature less than or equal to 450° C.;
SiO2 in an amount greater than or equal to 67 mol.% and less than or equal to 80 mol.%;
alkaline earth oxide in an amount greater than or equal to 3 mol.% and less than or equal to 13 mol.%, wherein the alkaline earth oxide comprises MgO and CaO and a ratio (CaO (mol.%)/(CaO (mol.%)+MgO (mol.%))) is less than or equal to 0.5;
X mol.% Al2O3 wherein X is greater than 5 mol.% and less than or equal to about 10 mol.%; and
Y mol.% alkali oxide wherein Y is greater than or equal to 2 mol.% and less than or equal to 18 mol.%, wherein the glass article is a pharmaceutical package.
US Pat. No. 10,596,555

CATALYST TO ATTAIN LOW SULFUR GASOLINE

Saudi Arabian Oil company...

1. A method for hydrodesulfurizing a petroleum based hydrocarbon distillate comprising:contacting the petroleum hydrocarbon distillate with hydrogen gas in the presence of a hydrodesulfurization catalyst, wherein the petroleum hydrocarbon distillate includes sulfur or sulfur impurities;
wherein the hydrodesulfurization catalyst consists of an activated carbon catalyst support material, a first metal in oxide form and selected from the group consisting of chromium, molybdenum and tungsten, and a second metal in oxide form and selected from the group consisting of iron, ruthenium, osmium, cobalt, rhenium, iridium, nickel, palladium and platinum, the activated carbon catalyst support material consisting of a basic or neutral activated carbon;
wherein the hydrodesulfurization catalyst consists of between about 15 and 30% by weight of the oxide form of the first metal and between about 1 and 10% by weight of the oxide form of the second metal, wherein the molar ratio of the first metal to the second metal is between 1.5:1 and 5:1.
US Pat. No. 10,597,323

HEAT TREATABLE COATED GLASS PANE

Pilkington Group Limited,...

1. A heat treated coated glass pane comprising at least the following layers:a glass substrate; and
a lower anti-reflection layer; wherein the lower anti-reflection layer comprises in sequence from the glass substrate;
a base layer based on an (oxi)nitride of Silicon and/or an (oxi)nitride of Aluminium and/or alloys thereof; and/or an oxide of titanium; and/or an oxide of Zirconium located directly on the glass substrate;
a layer based on an oxide of Zinc and Tin and/or an oxide of Tin; and
a top layer based on an oxide of Zinc;
a silver-based functional layer located directly on the top layer based on an oxide of Zinc; and
a further anti-reflection layer located above the silver-based functional layer and comprising:
a barrier layer located directly on the silver-based functional layer; and
at least one absorbing layer based on at least one nickel silicide and/or nickel silicide nitride; and
at least one layer based on an (oxi)nitride of Si and/or an (oxi)nitride of Al and/or alloys thereof, and
wherein the at least one absorbing layer contacts directly the at least one layer based on an (oxi)nitride of Si and/or an (oxi)nitride of Al and/or alloys thereof; and
wherein the thickness of the absorbing layer ranges from 0.5 to 12 nm;
wherein after heat treatment the coated glass pane comprises neutral color
characteristics according to CIE LAB a*, b* coordinates such that ?15?(a* or b*) ?15; and
wherein the percentage light transmission for the coated glass pane after heat treatment is about 60% or less.
US Pat. No. 10,597,580

QUANTUM DOTS, PRODUCTION METHODS THEREOF, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICES INCLUDING THE SAME

SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., ...

1. A quantum dot having a perovskite crystal structure and comprising a compound represented by Chemical Formula 1:Chemical Formula 1
ABX3+?,
wherein, A is a Group IA metal selected from Rb, Cs, Fr, and a combination thereof, B is a Group IVA metal selected from Si, Ge, Sn, Pb, and a combination thereof, X is a halogen selected from F, Cl, Br, and I, BF4, or a combination thereof, and ? is greater than 0 and less than or equal to about 3; and
wherein the quantum dot has a size of about 1 nanometer to about 50 nanometers,
wherein the quantum dot further comprises at least one of a first dopant and a second dopant,
wherein the first dopant comprises potassium or a first metal having a crystal ionic radius of less than about 133 picometers, wherein the first metal is different from the Group IA metal and the Group IVA metal, and
wherein the second dopant comprises a non-metal element that forms a bond with the Group IVA metal.
US Pat. No. 10,600,655

CHEMICAL MECHANICAL POLISHING METHOD FOR TUNGSTEN

Rohm and Haas Electronic ...

1. A method of chemical mechanical polishing tungsten, comprising:providing a substrate comprising tungsten and a dielectric, wherein tungsten features have dimensions of 100 ?m to 0.25 ?m;
providing a chemical mechanical polishing composition, comprising, as initial components:
water;
an oxidizing agent;
an arginine salt selected from the group consisting of arginine malate, N-methyl-L-arginine acetate and mixtures thereof in amounts of 10 to 500 ppm;
a colloidal silica abrasive having a negative zeta potential;
a dicarboxylic acid,
a source of iron (III) ions; and,
optionally, a pH adjusting agent;
optionally, a surfactant;
optionally, a biocide;
providing a chemical mechanical polishing pad, having a polishing surface;
creating dynamic contact at an interface between the chemical mechanical polishing pad and the substrate; and
dispensing the chemical mechanical polishing composition onto the polishing surface of the chemical mechanical polishing pad at or near the interface between the chemical mechanical polishing pad and the substrate to remove at least some of the tungsten and reduce dishing of the tungsten features and reduce corrosion of the tungsten features.
US Pat. No. 10,595,532

OPHTHALMIC CONTACT LENS SOLUTIONS CONTAINING FORMS OF VITAMIN B

FXS VENTURES, LLC, Salem...

1. A contact lens solution comprising:at least 0.00001 weight percent of a cationic preservative selected from a group consisting of polyhexamethylene biguanide and polyquaternium-1;
between 0.00001 and 10 weight percent of pantothenic acid or a salt of pantothenic acid that functions as a preservative enhancer;
a physiologically compatible buffer selected from a group consisting of phosphate, bicarbonate, citrate, borate, ACES, BES, BICINE, BIS, BIS-Tris, BIS-Tris Propane, HEPES, HEPPS, imidazole, MES, MOPS, PIPES, TRIS, TAPS, TES, an amino acid, and Tricine;
wherein the contact lens solution has a low chloride concentration of less than 0.1 mole percent chloride, and the combination of the cationic preservative, the preservative enhancer, and the low chloride concentration provide an enhanced preservative effect relative to a corresponding contact lens solution having a chloride concentration of more than 0.1 mole percent.
US Pat. No. 10,597,325

POSTPONED ONSET OF QUICKLIME HYDRATION

1. A composition comprising: treated alkaline earth metal oxide particles treated by heating precursor alkaline earth metal oxide particles comprising 40-100 percent by total dry weight of calcium oxide, magnesium oxide, or mixture thereof, at an average temperature within 200° C.-700° C., for a period of 20-300 minutes, in the presence of an organic material comprising (i) a starch, (ii) an amino-carboxylic acid selected from the group consisting of aspartic acid, glutamic acid, glycine, alanine, phenylalanine, methionine, serine, and threonine, or (iii) a mixture of (i) and (ii).
US Pat. No. 10,597,327

DIMENSIONALLY STABLE GEOPOLYMER COMPOSITION AND METHOD

UNITED STATES GYPSUM COMP...

1. An aluminosilicate geopolymer cementitious composition comprising a reaction product of:a cementitious reactive powder comprising:
about 35 to about 90% by weight a thermally activated aluminosilicate mineral;
about 9 to about 45% by weight a calcium aluminate cement in an amount of 1-100 parts by weight per 100 parts by weight of thermally activated aluminosilicate mineral; and
about 1 to about 45% by weight a calcium sulfate selected from the group consisting of calcium sulfate dihydrate, calcium sulfate hemihydrate, anhydrous calcium sulfate and mixtures thereof, the calcium sulfate in an amount of 2 to 100 parts by weight per 100 parts by weight of calcium aluminate cement; and
a chemical activator selected from the group consisting of alkali metal salt, alkali metal base, and mixtures thereof in an amount equal to about 1.0 to about 6.0% by weight based on total weight of the cementitious reactive powder; and
at least one member of the group consisting of superplasticizers, air entraining agents, defoaming agents, organic rheology control agents, and film-forming polymers; and
water.
US Pat. No. 10,597,585

METHOD OF PRODUCING HYDROCARBONS

SHELL OIL COMPANY, Houst...

1. A method of producing normally, meaning at 0 ° C. and at 1 bar, solid, normally liquid and optionally normally gaseous hydrocarbons comprising the steps of:a) contacting in a reactor a gas mixture comprising hydrogen and carbon monoxide with a catalyst under elevated temperature and pressure, to convert at least part of the hydrogen and carbon monoxide into hydrocarbons;
b) withdrawing an effluent from the reactor through one or more outlets;
c) subjecting the effluent(s) obtained in step (b) to a separation step to form at least a heavy fraction and a light fraction wherein
the heavy fraction comprising normally solid hydrocarbons; and
the light fraction comprising unconverted syngas and normally liquid and optionally normally gaseous hydrocarbons;
the method further comprising the steps of:
d) providing the light fraction to a light ends stripper operating at a temperature of maximally 200° C. to obtain a hydrocarbons fraction comprising normally liquid hydrocarbons;
e) subjecting the heavy fraction to flash evaporation or steam stripping to obtain a hydrocarbon stream of normally solid hydrocarbons (comprising mainly C10+ hydrocarbons).
US Pat. No. 10,595,542

METHOD FOR PRODUCING SWISS-TYPE CHEESE

CSK FOOD ENRICHMENT B.V.,...

1. A method for the production of curd comprising inoculating a precursor with a starter culture comprising unmodified dairy Propionibacteria, a strain of lactic acid bacteria and a source of lacticin 3147, wherein the starter culture comprises no source of nisin and class IIa bacteriocin, wherein the amount of the source of lacticin 3147 is such that the curd and/or cheese produced with the starter culture comprises at least 0.1 mg lacticin 3147 per kg curd and/or cheese, and wherein the amount of dairy Propionibacteria comprised in the starter culture is such that at least 102 cfu dairy Propionibacteria are added to 1 gram of precursor for curd and/or cheese.
US Pat. No. 10,597,343

COMPOSITION INCLUDING FLUOROMETHANE AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING SAME

DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD., ...

1. A method for producing fluoromethane, comprising:pyrolyzing in a gas phase 1,1,3,3,3-pentafluoro-2-trifluoromethylpropyl methyl ether,
in the presence of an alumina catalyst to thereby obtain a mixed gas containing fluoromethane and acid fluoride,
wherein:
the alumina catalyst contains chlorine in an amount of 1.0 wt % or less.
US Pat. No. 10,597,599

NITROGEN-FUNCTIONALIZED OLEFIN POLYMERS FOR ENGINE LUBRICANTS

The Lubrizol Corporation,...

1. A lubricant composition comprising:(a) an oil of lubricating viscosity having a kinematic viscosity at 100° C. of about 2 to about 5.3 mm2s?1;
(b) about 0.14 to about 1.5 percent by weight of an ashless condensation reaction product of an olefin polymer, having a number average molecular weight (GPC) of about 2,000 to about 70,000, comprising carboxylic acid functionality or a reactive equivalent thereof grafted onto the polymer backbone, with 3-nitroaniline;
(c) about 0.35 to about 1.8 percent by weight of a succinimide dispersant comprising the condensation product of a polyolefin-substituted succinic anhydride, with an alkylene polyamine, where the polyolefin substituent has a number average molecular weight of about 1,000 to about 3500; and
(d) about 0.05 to about 1.5 percent by weight of an overbased metal detergent, in an amount such that the total base number (TBN per ASTM D2896) of the lubricant composition is less than about 6.5;
said lubricant composition having a high-temperature high-shear viscosity per ASTM D4683 of about 1.4 to about 3.5 mPa-s.
US Pat. No. 10,597,344

METHOD FOR PREPARING 1,3-CYCLOHEXANEDIMETHANOL

Lotte Chemical Corporatio...

1. A method for preparing 1,3-cyclohexanedimethanol, the method comprising:reducing 1,3-cyclohexanedicarboxylic acid in the presence of a metal catalyst, which is fixed to a silica support and includes a ruthenium (Ru) compound, a tin (Sn) compound and a platinum (Pt) compound in a weight ratio of 1:0.8 to 1.2:1.6 to 2.4.
US Pat. No. 10,598,881

OPTICAL FIBRE WITH ENHANCED HIGH TEMPERATURE RESISTANCE

PRYSMIAN S.p.A, Milan (I...

1. An optical fibre comprising:an optical waveguide comprising a core surrounded by a cladding;
a primary coating surrounding the optical waveguide; and
a coating, surrounding the primary coating, comprising a polymer material obtained by radiation curing a polymerizable composition comprising a urethane acrylate oligomer, wherein the urethane acrylate oligomer is free of ester groups bound to a main chain of the urethane acrylate oligomer, the polymer material having an order degree of at least 4 2? and at most 12 2?, wherein the order degree is expressed as a full width at half maximum (FWHM) of a main intensity peak plotted against 2 theta (2?) diffraction angles of an X-ray scattering pattern having a maximum within the range 10-30 2?.
US Pat. No. 10,595,552

PREPARATION OF MIXED TEA COMPOSITION COMPRISING ALOESWOOD

1. A method for preparing a mixed tea comprising an aloeswood, which comprises steps of:brewing an aloeswood tea liquor, which comprises mixing 1 gram of the aloeswood tea with 50 grams of water and then brewing the aloeswood tea liquor at a temperature of 95° C. for 60 seconds;
brewing a green tea liquor, which comprises mixing 1 gram of a green tea with 50 grams of water and then brewing the green tea liquor at a temperature of 83° C. for 60 seconds;
brewing white tea liquor, which comprises mixing 1 gram of a white tea with 50 grams of water and then brewing the white tea liquor at a temperature of 93° C. for 50 seconds;
cooling the aloeswood tea liquor, the green tea liquor and the white tea liquor to 10° C.;
removing a sediment, float or debris from the cooled aloeswood tea liquor, the cooled green tea liquor and the cooled white tea liquor after the cooling step;
mixing the aloeswood liquor, the green tea liquor and the white tea liquor cooled to 10° C. in a weight ratio of 1:2:1 to prepare a mixed raw water in which the aloeswood tea, the green tea and the white tea are mixed therein;
heating 10 grams of the mixed raw water mixed with 10,000 grams of a mineral water, 1 gram of cockscomb paste, 1 gram of rhemannia extract, 1 gram of forsythia extract, 1 gram of goldthread extract and 3 grams of fermented rye flow extract;
removing the sediment, float or debris after the heating step; and
wherein the cockscomb paste prepared by sequentially:
drying a cockscomb flower for 7 hours at 65° C. using a far-infrared drier;
roasting the dried cockscomb flower for 2 minutes at 45° C.;
pulverizing the roasted cockscomb flower using a pulverizer;
roasting the pulverized cockscomb flower for 2 minutes at 90° C.;
spraying a mixed solvent comprising 25 grams of ethyl alcohol and 75 grams of distilled water to 500 grams of the roasted, pulverized cockscomb flower;
drying the cockscomb flower by exposing it to a light for four days;
spraying 100 grams of distilled water to the dried cockscomb flower and exposing it to the light for 1.5 days;
adding 0.5 gram of lipoxygenase to the dried cockscomb flower and pulverizing a resulting paste using the pulverizer; and
impregnating the pulverized resulting pasted with a nitrogen gas in a closed space for 10 hours at 50° C. to provide the cockscomb paste.
US Pat. No. 10,597,606

PRODUCTION METHOD OF MARINE PRODUCT-DERIVED FREE MONOUNSATURATED FATTY ACIDS OR LOWER ALCOHOL ESTERS THEREOF

Nippon Suisan Kaisha, Ltd...

1. Free monounsaturated fatty acids or lower alcohol esters thereof having 20 and/or 22 carbons obtained by a method comprisinghydrolyzing or alcoholizing a marine product raw material-derived oil and/or fat, to obtain free fatty acids or lower alcohol esters thereof;
distilling the free fatty acids or lower alcohol esters thereof, and reducing a concentration of fatty acids having not more than 18 carbons in the free fatty acids or lower alcohol esters thereof; and
fractionating fractions of free monounsaturated fatty acids or lower alcohol esters thereof having 20 and/or 22 carbons by reverse phase distribution column chromatography,
wherein a concentration of free fatty acids or lower alcohol esters thereof having not more than 18 carbons is greater than zero but not greater than 5% by weight of all the fatty acids.
US Pat. No. 10,597,352

STABLE ALKYL BENZIDINE COMPOSITION AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING SAME

OneStep Technologies Inc....

1. A method for preparing a stable formulation of an alkyl benzidine compound, the method comprising:combining a short chain diol having fewer than six carbon atoms and an alkyl benzidine compound to form a solution, the solution having a low pH; and
heating the solution with moderate heat in the range of 50° C. to 80° C.
US Pat. No. 10,597,610

ANTIMICROBIAL HARD SURFACE CLEANER COMPRISING A THICKENING COPOLYMER

1. A hard surface cleaning composition comprising:a) a cationic antimicrobial agent selected from quaternary ammonium compounds selected from the group consisting of: didecyl dimethyl ammonium chloride, a blend of alkyl dimethyl benzyl ammonium chloride and alkyl dimethyl ethylbenzyl ammonium chloride, and mixtures thereof;
b) a hydrophobic alkali swellable emulsions (HASE) comprising a thickening polymer, the thickening polymer comprising:
(i) a butyl acrylate monomer at a level greater than 44 mol %;
(ii) greater than 0 and less than about 65 mol % of alkyl (meth)acrylate monomer, wherein the level of C4-C8 alkyl (meth)acrylate monomer is less than about 35 mol % of the thickening polymer, wherein the C1-C3 alkyl (met)acrylate monomer is present at a level of greater than about 35 mol % of the thickening polymer;
(iii) from about 0.1 to about 3 mol % of an associative monomer according to formula (I) or formula (II):
R1—CH?CH—COO—(CH2CH2O)n—R2  formula (I)
R1—CH?CH—R3—NH—COO—(CH2CH2O)n—R2  formula (II)
in which:
i. R1 is H, C or COOH
ii. R2 is a C8-C30 alkyl chain, preferably aliphatic, preferably saturated, preferably linear;
iii. n is an integer between about 2 and about 150; and
iv. R3 is a C1-12 alkyl chain;
wherein the composition is free of anionic surfactant and wherein the composition has a pH of greater than about 10.0 and less than about 12.
US Pat. No. 10,597,611

DETERGENT FORMULATIONS WITH HIGH WATER CONTENT AND ANTI-REDEPOSITION POLYMERS

Dow Global Technologies L...

1. A liquid detergent comprising: (a) from 30 to 80 wt % water; (b) from 5 to 50 wt % surfactants; and (c) from 0.5 to 10 wt % of an acrylic polymer comprising from 20 to 50 wt % polymerized units of (meth)acrylic acid and from 50 to 80 wt % polymerized units of a monomer of structure H2C?C(R)CO2(CH2CH2O)n(CH(R?)CH2O)mR?; wherein R is H or CH3, R? is C1-C2 alkyl; R? is C8-C22 alkyl or C8-C16 alkylphenyl; n is an average number from 6-30 and m is an average number from 0-10, provided that n?m and m+n is 6-30.
US Pat. No. 10,596,076

POWDER MIXTURE, USE OF THE POWDER MIXTURE, AND A POWDER JET DEVICE

Ferton Holding S.A., Inc....

1. A powder mixture, in particular for the remineralization of teeth, characterized in that the powder mixture comprises a deposition powder designed to adhere to tooth surfaces, the deposition powder comprises a plurality of agglomerates of nanoparticles,wherein the plurality of agglomerate nanoparticles has a specific surface area of approximately >50 m2/g,
wherein the plurality of agglomerate nanoparticles' size is in the range between approximately 1 ?m and 10 ?m;
wherein the powder mixture comprises a carrier powder adhered to the deposition powder;
wherein the carrier powder transports the deposition powder; and
wherein the carrier powder comprises a cleaning powder comprising one or more of sodium carbonate, glycine and alditoles.
US Pat. No. 10,597,613

MULTIUSE, ENZYMATIC DETERGENT AND METHODS OF STABILIZING A USE SOLUTION

Ecolab USA Inc., Saint P...

1. A solid multi-use detergent composition comprising:from about 30 wt-% to about 90 wt-% of an alkali metal carbonate alkalinity source;
from about 0.01 wt-% to about 10 wt-% of an enzyme;
from about 0.01 wt-% and about 30 wt-% of a soluble starch or polysaccharide stabilizing agent;
from about 1 wt-% to about 8 wt-% of a surfactant; and
water,
wherein said detergent has an alkaline pH of at least about 9;
wherein the enzyme is an amylase, protease, lipase, cellulase, cutinase, gluconase, peroxidase, or mixture thereof;
wherein the surfactant is selected from the group consisting of a nonionic, amphoteric, zwitterionic, and mixture thereof; and
wherein a use solution of the composition retains 60% of its enzymatic activity at temperatures between about 65-80° C. for at least about 20 minutes.
US Pat. No. 10,596,077

METHOD FOR PREPARING A DENTAL COMPOSITE RESIN MATERIAL AND ARTICLES PREPARED THEREFROM

LIAONING UPCERA CO., LTD....

1. A method for preparing a dental composite resin material, comprising the steps of:(1) weighing each of raw materials, including an ethylenically unsaturated monomer, a reinforcing fiber, a filler, an initiator, an polymerization inhibitor and a colorant;
wherein the ratio of the total weight of the reinforcing fiber and the filler to the weight of the ethylenically unsaturated monomer is 90:10-10:90; the initiator is 0.05-1% by weight relative to the weight of the ethylenically unsaturated monomer; the polymerization inhibitor is 0.05-1% by weight relative to the weight of the ethylenically unsaturated monomer; the colorant is 0.001-0.2% by weight relative to the total weight of the ethylenically unsaturated monomer, the reinforcing fiber and the filler; and the weight ratio of the filler to the reinforcing fiber is 10:90-55:45;
(2) mixing the weighed raw materials except the reinforcing fiber, obtaining a composite resin monomer precursor;
(3) impregnating the weighed reinforcing fiber into the composite resin monomer precursor for 1-5 hours, at an impregnation negative pressure of less than or equal to 0.1 MPa, obtaining a composite resin monomer precursor-immersed reinforcing fiber; and
(4) subjecting the composite resin monomer precursor-immersed reinforcing fiber to a solidification treatment, obtaining the dental composite resin material, wherein the solidification temperature is 100-200° C., the solidification time is 0.5-3 hours, and the solidification pressure is 10-200 MPa.
US Pat. No. 10,600,178

METHODS FOR DETERMINING TEST RESULT VALIDITY USING FLUID FLOW TRANSIT TIME ACROSS A TEST STRIP

Alverix, Inc., Franklin ...

1. A system for determining a rate of progress of a liquid to flow from a first position to a second position along a length of a test strip, said system comprising:the test strip; and
a reader device comprising:
one or more light source or sources positioned to emit light onto a surface of the test strip;
photodetectors positioned to detect the light after reflection from the surface of the test strip, the photodetectors configured to:
acquire a first image of the surface of the test strip at a first time, the first time corresponding to a starting time at which the sample is placed in a liquid receiving zone of the test strip, the liquid receiving zone comprising the first position, the first image comprising a first plurality of pixels;
acquire a second image of the surface of the test strip at a second time after the first time, the second image comprising a second plurality of pixels; and
a central processing unit or microcontroller configured to:
determine a result indicated by the test strip;
generate a difference plot representing level of change values along the length of the test strip, a particular level of change value computed between one of the first plurality of pixels and a corresponding one of the second plurality of pixels;
identify a point on the difference plot farthest along the length of the test strip from the liquid receiving zone where the level of change value is above a threshold;
determine a wavefront position based on a location along the length of the test strip corresponding to the point;
identify a distance between the first position and the wavefront position;
calculate the rate of progress of the sample across the test strip based on the identified distance and a time elapsed between the second time and the first time;
determine whether the result is accurate based on whether the rate of progress is within a predetermined limit;
in response to determining that the rate of progress is not within the predetermined limit, disregard the result of the test strip and output a notification associated with disregarding the result of the test strip; and
in response to determining that the rate of progress is within the predetermined limit, output the result of the test strip.
US Pat. No. 10,596,081

COMPOSITION COMPRISING GELLED CAPSULES STABILIZED BY A BUFFER

CAPSUM, Marseilles (FR)

1. A composition comprising:an aqueous composition (A) comprising a buffer having a pKa between 4.0 and 8.0 and having no more than one carboxylic acid function; and
at least one capsule comprising a core and a gelled shell comprising a polyelectrolyte in the gelled state chelated by divalent cations, said shell fully encapsulating said core on the periphery thereof, said capsule being free of eukaryote cells,
wherein either the core of the capsules is formed of a single aqueous or oil inner phase, said inner phase being placed in contact with the gelled shell, or the core of the capsules comprises a single intermediate drop of an intermediate phase, the intermediate phase being placed in contact with the gelled shell, and at least one inner drop of an inner phase arranged in the intermediate drop,
wherein the capsules and the aqueous composition (A) form a mixture, and
wherein the at least one capsule has a compressive strength (Rc) of at least 20 g.
US Pat. No. 10,596,083

COMPOSITE PARTICLES BASED ON MINERAL UV-SCREENING AGENT AND PERLITE; COSMETIC OR DERMATOLOGICAL COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING THE SAME

1. Composite particles for screening out UV radiation, containing at least:i) a matrix comprising perlite particles, wherein the perlite particles have an untamped apparent density at 25° C. ranging from 10 to 400 kg/m3 and
ii) mineral UV-screening agent particles with a mean elementary size of less than 0.1 ?m, wherein said particles of the mineral UV-screening agent are included in said matrix.
US Pat. No. 10,597,620

TASTE MODIFIERS COMPRISING A CHLOROGENIC ACID

Givaudan SA, Vernier (CH...

1. A consumable comprising a an ingredient or ingredients that provide or cause an off-taste to the consumable, and an off-taste masking and/or modifying agent comprising a chlorogenic acid, wherein the chlorogenic acid is present in the consumable in a concentration of 0.0001%w/v to 0.1%w/v.
US Pat. No. 10,596,084

TOOTH WHITENING ORAL CARE PRODUCT WITH CORE SHELL SILICA PARTICLES

Colgate-Palmolive Company...

1. An oral care composition comprising:an orally acceptable carrier vehicle comprising a non-aqueous solvent;
a non-covalent complex comprising:
a dye having a blue to blue-violet color with a hue angle in the CIELAB system ranging from 200 to 320 degrees; and
core shell silica particles, wherein each core shell silica particle comprises a silica core, and a surface of the silica core is etched with metal silicate;wherein the composition comprises water in an amount of from 3 weight % to 30 weight %.
US Pat. No. 10,596,085

ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITIONS

Conopco, Inc., Englewood...

1. An aqueous composition comprising:(i) basic aluminium chloride (BAC) salt of formula Al2(OH)4.4Cl1.6 to Al2(OH)4.9Cl1.1,
(ii) calcium chloride at a molar level of 0.020 or greater relative to the aluminium present in the BAC salt, and
(iii) glycine at a molar level of 0.050 or greater relative to the aluminium present in the BAC salt,
characterised in that the molar ratio of aluminium to the sum of the molar amounts of the calcium chloride and glycine is from 3.9:1 to 6.1:1 and in that:
(a) the molar ratio of glycine to Al is at least 1.7:10 and the molar ratio of Ca to Al is no more than 0.35:10 or
(b) the molar ratio of Ca to Al is at least 0.35:10 and the molar ratio of glycine to Al is no more than 1.7:10.
US Pat. No. 10,596,854

REINFORCED PRODUCT COMPRISING A COMPOSITION CONTAINING A RAPID VULCANIZATION ACCELERATOR AND TIRE COMPRISING SAID REINFORCED PRODUCT

COMPAGNIE GENERALE DES ET...

1. A reinforced product comprising one or more textile or metallic reinforcing threads, said one or more textile or metallic reinforcing threads being covered with a sheath comprising a thermoplastic polymer composition, the sheathed one or more textile or metallic reinforcing threads being themselves embedded in a coating rubber composition,wherein the coating rubber composition is based on at least one diene elastomer, a reinforcing filler, and a sulfur-based vulcanization system, said system comprising a vulcanization accelerator having a vulcanization initiation time t0 of less than 3.5 minutes,
wherein a sulfur content of the sulfur-based vulcanization system is within a range extending from 0.5 to 3 phr, and
wherein a ratio between the sulfur content of the sulfur-based vulcanization system and the vulcanization accelerator content is within a range extending from 0.1 to 4.
US Pat. No. 10,597,627

APPARATUS FOR PRODUCING ORGANIC SUBSTANCE FROM WASTE AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING ORGANIC SUBSTANCE FROM WASTE

SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD...

1. A method for producing an alcohol, comprising:a synthesis gas generation step of generating a synthesis gas by partial oxidation of waste in a synthesis gas generation furnace, which is to be subjected to a maintenance periodically;
a step of allowing a microorganism to produce an alcohol from the synthesis gas in a fermenter, the microorganism being an anaerobic carboxydotrophic bacterium belonging to the genus Clostridium, with the proviso that supply of the synthesis gas to the fermenter is suspended during the maintenance of the synthesis gas generation furnace; and
a nutrient feeding step of feeding a solid or liquid nutrient to the fermenter with a nutrient feeder configured to feed the solid or liquid nutrient to the fermenter only when an amount of the synthesis gas supplied to the fermenter is insufficient during the maintenance of the synthesis gas generation furnace.
US Pat. No. 10,596,093

COSMETIC USE AS DEODORANT ACTIVE AGENT OF A SILICEOUS MATERIAL OBTAINED BY HYDROLYSIS AND CONDENSATION OF A TETRAALKOXYSILANE AND OF A C7-C20-ALKYLTRIALKOXYSILANE

1. A cosmetic process for treating human body odour and optionally human perspiration, which comprises applying to human keratin materials a siliceous material that may be obtained by hydrolysis and condensation, in the presence of water, of at least one tetraalkoxysilane of formula (I) below:Si(OR2)4  (I)and of an alkyltrialkoxysilane of formula (II) below:R1Si(OR2)3  (II)in which:R1 denotes a linear or branched C7 to C20 alkyl group, optionally interrupted in its chain with an O or S atom or with an NH group or a carbonyl group (CO),
R2 denotes a linear or branched C1-C4 alkyl group.
US Pat. No. 10,597,630

METHOD FOR CULTURE OF MICROALGAE

FERMENTALG, Libourne (FR...

1. Method for producing a biomass of microalgae comprising the steps of a) culturing the microalgae in a culture medium and b) harvesting the biomass from the culture medium, wherein step a) of culturing the microalgae comprises at least a first step a1) wherein said microalgae are cultivated in a chemically defined medium, comprisingmacroelements comprising a mixture of sodium chloride (NaCl), magnesium chloride, sodium bicarbonate (NaHCO3), potassium hydrogen phosphate (K2HPO4), calcium chloride, iron (III) chloride (FeCl36H2O), boric acid (H3BO3) and a nitrogen source;
microelements comprising a mixture of disodium ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (Na2EDTA), manganese (II) chloride tetrahydrate (MnCl24H2O), zinc chloride (ZnCl2), cobalt chloride hexahydrate (CoCl26H2O), copper sulfate pentahydrate (CuSO45H2O), and nickel sulfate hexahydrate (NiSO46H2O);
vitamins comprising a mixture of biotin, thiamin, vitamin B12, and vitamin B5;
and a carbon source;
for a sufficient time to reach a strain concentration between 5×106 and 5×108 cells/mL,
and at least a second stepa2) wherein one or more carbon source enrichment solution(s) are added, simultaneously or successively, to the culture medium,wherein the microalgae is a microalgae strain having a gene encoding the small subunit 18s ribosomal RNA having a genetic similarity of at least 96% with the same gene of the strain of the species Crypthecodinium cohnii deposited in the CCAP (Culture Collection of Algae and Protozoa) under number CCAP 1104/3, and
wherein the biomass is cultured at a density at least greater than 150 g/L dry matter.
US Pat. No. 10,596,096

AGENTS FOR GENTLY OXIDATIVELY LIGHTENING KERATIN-CONTAINING FIBERS

3. A method for lightening keratinic fibers includes mixing at least two preparations (A) and (B) according to claim 1, applying the mixed preparation (A) and preparation (B) to the keratinic fibers, and rinsing the keratinic fibers out after a contact time from 10 to 60 minutes.
US Pat. No. 10,597,634

DEVICE AND USE THEREOF IN CELL EXPERIMENTS IN VITRO

Peking University School ...

1. A device, comprising:a substrate,
a polydopamine layer chemically attached to the substrate,
a carboxymethyl chitosan layer chemically attached to the polydopamine layer, and
a peptide layer chemically attached to the carboxymethyl chitosan layer, the peptide layer comprising:
(a) a peptide A, wherein peptide A is a peptide composed of the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO:1; and
(b) a compound B having a function of promoting directional differentiation of human pluripotent stem cells, wherein compound B is a BFP-1 peptide composed of the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 32.
US Pat. No. 10,598,658

REDUCED GRAPHENE OXIDE-BASED BIOSENSOR AND USE THEREOF

Chang Gung University, T...

1. A reduced graphene oxide-based biosensor comprising a nano-structure field-effect transistor, said transistor including a channel region that contains a composite formed of (i) a reduced graphene oxide having a linking moiety of the formula —(C?O)—X—COOH, X being a C2-C3 alkenylene group or a C1-C3 alkylene group, bonded to an antibody specific to an analyte; and (ii) a magnetic nanoparticle adsorbed onto said reduced graphene oxide.
US Pat. No. 10,597,379

HISTONE DEMETHYLASE INHIBITORS

Celgene Quanticel Researc...

1. A compound, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, selected from the group consisting of:3-[({(1S)-6-[methyl(4-methylphenyl) amino]-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolyl}methyl)amino]pyridine-4-carboxylic acid;
3-[({(1R)-6-[methyl(4-methylphenyl) amino]-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolyl methyl)amino]pyridine-4-carboxylic acid;
3-[({(1S)-6-[2-methyl-4-(2,2,2-trifluoro-ethoxy)phenyl]-1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-isoquinolyl}methyl)amino]pyridine-4-carboxylic acid;
3-[({(1R)-6-[2-methyl-4-(2,2,2-trifluoroethoxy)phenyl]-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolyl}methyl) amino]pyridine-4-carboxylic acid;
3-{[((1S)-6-{methyl[4-isopropyl phenyl]amino}-1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-isoquinolyl)methyl]amino}pyridine-4-carboxylic acid;
3-{[((1R)-6-{methyl[4-isopropylphenyl] amino}-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolyl) methyl]amino}pyridine-4-carboxylic acid;
3-[({(1S)-6-[4-(cyclopropylmethoxy)-2-methylphenyl]-1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-isoquinolyl}methyl)amino]pyridine-4-carboxylic acid;
3-[({(1R)-6-[4-(cyclopropylmethoxy)-2-methylphenyl]-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroiso-quinolyl}methyl)amino] pyridine-4-carboxylic acid;
3-[({(1S)-5-[methyl(4-tolyl)amino] isoindolinyl}methyl)amino] pyridine-4-carboxylic acid;
3-[({(1R)-5-[methyl(4-tolyl)amino] isoindolinyl}methyl)amino] pyridine-4-carboxylic acid;
3-{[((1S)-5-{methyl[4-isopropylphenyl] amino}isoindolinyl)methyl]amino} pyridine-4-carboxylic acid;
3-{[((1R)-5-{methyl[4-isopropylphenyl] amino}isoindolinyl)methyl]amino} pyridine-4-carboxylic acid;
3-[({(1S)-5-[2-methyl-4-(2,2,2-trifluoro-ethoxy)phenyl]isoindolinyl} methyl) amino]pyridine-4-carboxylic acid;
3-[({(1R)-5-[2-methyl-4-(2,2,2-trifluoro-ethoxy)phenyl]isoindolinyl}methyl)amino] pyridine-4-carboxylic acid;
(R)-3-(((6-((4-ethylphenyl)(methyl) amino)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl)methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((6-((4-ethylphenyl)(methyl) amino)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((2-methyl-6-(methyl(p-tolyl) amino)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl)methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((2-methyl-6-(methyl(p-tolyl) amino)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((2-methyl-6-(o-tolyl)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl)methyl) amino)isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((2-methyl-6-(o-tolyl)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl)methyl) amino)isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((6-((4-ethylphenyl)(methyl) amino)-2-methyl-1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-isoquinolin-1-yl)methyl)amino) isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((6-((4-ethylphenyl)(methyl) amino)-2-methyl-1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-isoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino) isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((2-methyl-6-(methyl (4-propylphenyl) amino)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((2-methyl-6-(methyl (4-propylphenyl) amino)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((6-(2-ethylphenyl)-2-methyl-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((6-(2-ethylphenyl)-2-methyl-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((6-(2-isopropylphenyl)-2-methyl-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((6-(2-isopropylphenyl)-2-methyl-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((6-(2,6-dimethylphenyl)-2-methyl-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((6-(2,6-dimethylphenyl)-2-methyl-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((2-methyl-5-(methyl(p-tolyl) amino)isoindolin-1-yl)methyl)amino) isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((2-methyl-5-(methyl(p-tolyl) amino)isoindolin-1-yl)methyl)amino) isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((5-((4-ethylphenyl)(methyl) amino)-2-methylisoindolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((5-((4-ethylphenyl)(methyl) amino)-2-methylisoindolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((2-methyl-5-(methyl (4-propylphenyl)amino)isoindolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((2-methyl-5-(methyl (4-propylphenyl)amino)isoindolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((2-methyl-5-(o-tolyl)isoindolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((2-methyl-5-(o-tolyl)isoindolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((5-(2-ethylphenyl)-2-methyl-isoindolin-1-yl) methyl)amino) isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((5-(2-ethylphenyl)-2-methyl-isoindolin-1-yl) methyl)amino) isonicotinic acid;
3-({[(1R)-6-(thiol-3-yl)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl]methyl} amino)pyridine-4-carboxylic acid;
3-({[(1S)-6-(thiol-3-yl)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl]methyl} amino)pyridine-4-carboxylic acid;
3-({[(1R)-6-[2-fluoro-4-(2,2,2-trifluoro-ethoxy)phenyl]-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroiso-quinolin-1-yl]methyl}amino)pyridine-4-carboxylic acid;
3-({[(1S)-6-[2-fluoro-4-(2,2,2-trifluoro-ethoxy)phenyl]-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroiso-quinolin-1-yl]methyl}amino)pyridine-4-carboxylic acid;
3-({[(1R)-6-(2,4-difluorophenyl)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl]methyl} amino)pyridine-4-carboxylic acid;
3-({[(1S)-6-(2,4-difluorophenyl)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl]methyl} amino)pyridine-4-carboxylic acid;
(R)-3-(((6-(4-chloro-2-fluorophenyl)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl)methyl) amino)isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((6-(4-chloro-2-fluorophenyl)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((6-(4-isopropoxy-2-methylphenyl)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((6-(4-isopropoxy-2-methylphenyl)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((6-(4-isopropyl-2-methylphenyl)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((6-(4-isopropyl-2-methylphenyl)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((6-(4-(difluoromethoxy)-2-methylphenyl)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquino-lin-1-yl)methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((6-(4-(difluoromethoxy)-2-methylphenyl)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquino-lin-1-yl)methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((6-(2-methyl-4-propoxyphenyl)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((6-(2-methyl-4-propoxyphenyl)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((6-(4-chloro-3-fluorophenyl)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((6-(4-chloro-3-fluorophenyl)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((6-(2-fluoro-6-methoxyphenyl)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((6-(2-fluoro-6-methoxyphenyl)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((6-(2-methyl-4-(3,4-dihydroquinolin-1(2H)-yl)phenyl)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-isoquinolin-1-yl)methyl)amino) isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((6-(2-methyl-4-(3,4-dihydroquinolin-1(2H)-yl)phenyl)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-isoquinolin-1-yl)methyl)amino) isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((6-(2-methyl-4-(3,4-dihydroisoquinolin-2(1H)-yl)phenyl)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-isoquinolin-1-yl)methyl)amino) isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((6-(2-methyl-4-(3,4-dihydroisoquinolin-2(1H)-yl)phenyl)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-isoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino) isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((6-(4-isopropyl-2-methoxy-phenyl)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-isoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino) isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((6-(4-isopropyl-2-methoxy-phenyl)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-isoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino) isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((6-(2-methyl-4-(6-methyl-indolin-1-yl)phenyl)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroiso-quinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((6-(2-methyl-4-(6-methyl-indolin-1-yl)phenyl)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroiso-quinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((6-((4-cyclopropylphenyl) (methyl)amino)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((6-((4-cyclopropylphenyl) (methyl)amino)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((6-(methyl(4-propylphenyl)amino)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((6-(methyl(4-propylphenyl)amino)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((6-((4-isobutylphenyl) (methyl)amino)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((6-((4-isobutylphenyl) (methyl)amino)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((6-((4-hexylphenyl)(methyl) amino)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl)methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((6-((4-hexylphenyl)(methyl) amino)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl)methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((6-((4-(cyclopropylmethyl) phenyl)(methyl)amino)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((6-((4-(cyclopropylmethyl) phenyl)(methyl)amino)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((6-(methyl(4-(2,2,2-trifluoroethoxy)phenyl)amino)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl)methyl) amino)isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((6-(methyl(4-(2,2,2-trifluoroethoxy)phenyl)amino)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl)methyl) amino)isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((6-(2-methyl-4-(pyrrolidin-1-yl) phenyl)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((6-(2-methyl-4-(pyrrolidin-1-yl) phenyl)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl)methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((6-((4-isopropoxyphenyl) (methyl)amino)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((6-((4-isopropoxyphenyl) (methyl)amino)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((6-(methyl(4-(2,2,2-trifluoro-ethyl)phenyl)amino)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-isoquinolin-1-yl)methyl)amino) isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((6-(methyl(4-(2,2,2-trifluoro-ethyl)phenyl)amino)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-isoquinolin-1-yl)methyl)amino) isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((6-((4-chlorophenyl)(methyl) amino)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl)methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((6-((4-chlorophenyl)(methyl) amino)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl)methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((6-(2-ethylphenyl)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((6-(2-ethylphenyl)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((6-(2-isopropylphenyl)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl)methyl) amino)isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((6-(2-isopropylphenyl)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl)methyl) amino)isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((6-(2,6-dimethyl-4-(2,2,2-trifluoroethoxy)phenyl)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((6-(2,6-dimethyl-4-(2,2,2-trifluoroethoxy)phenyl)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((6-(2-(2,2,2-trifluoroethoxy) phenyl)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl)methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((6-(2-(2,2,2-trifluoroethoxy) phenyl)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl)methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((6-(2,6-dimethylphenyl)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl)methyl) amino)isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((6-(2,6-dimethylphenyl)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl)methyl) amino)isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((6-(2-cyclopropylphenyl)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((6-(2-cyclopropylphenyl)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((6-((4-(dimethylamino)phenyl) (methyl)amino)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((6-((4-(dimethylamino) phenyl) (methyl)amino)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((6-((4-cyclohexylphenyl)(methyl) amino)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl)methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((6-((4-cyclohexylphenyl) (methyl)amino)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((6-(methyl(4-(tetrahydro-2H-pyran-4-yl)phenyl)amino))-1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-isoquinolin-1-yl)methyl)amino) isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((6-(methyl(4-(tetrahydro-2H-pyran-4-yl)phenyl)amino)-1,2,3,4-tetra-hydroisoquinolin-1-yl)methyl)amino) isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((6-(methyl(4-(3,3,3-trifluoropropyl)phenyl)amino)-)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((6-(methyl(4-(3,3,3-trifluoropropyl)phenyl)amino)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((6-((4-(2-cyclopropylethyl) phenyl)(methyl)amino)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((6-((4-(2-cyclopropylethyl) phenyl) (methyl)amino)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((6-((4-cyclobutylphenyl)(methyl) amino)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl)methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((6-((4-cyclobutylphenyl)(methyl) amino)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl)methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((6-((4-cyclopentylphenyl) (methyl)amino)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-isoquinolin-1-yl)methyl)amino) isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((6-((4-cyclopentylphenyl) (methyl)amino)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-isoquinolin-1-yl)methyl)amino) isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((6-((4-(cyclobutylmethyl)phenyl) (methyl)amino)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-isoquinolin-1-yl)methyl)amino) isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((6-((4-(cyclobutylmethyl)phenyl) (methyl)amino)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((6-(6-methyl-2,3-dihydrobenzofuran-5-yl)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((6-(6-methyl-2,3-dihydrobenzofuran-5-yl)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((6-(5-methyl-2,3-dihydrobenzofuran-4-yl)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((6-(5-methyl-2,3-dihydrobenzofuran-4-yl)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((5-(2-fluoro-4-(2,2,2-trifluoroethoxy)phenyl)isoindolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((5-(2-fluoro-4-(2,2,2-trifluoroethoxy)phenyl)isoindolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((5-(o-tolyl)isoindolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((5-(o-tolyl)isoindolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((5-((4-isopropylphenyl)(methyl) amino)isoindolin-1-yl)methyl)amino) isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((5-((4-isopropylphenyl)(methyl) amino)isoindolin-1-yl)methyl)amino) isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((5-(4-isopropyl-2-methylphenyl)isoindolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((5-(4-isopropyl-2-methylphenyl)isoindolin-1-yl) methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((5-((4-cyclopropylphenyl) (methyl)amino)isoindolin-1-yl)methyl) amino)isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((5-((4-cyclopropylphenyl) (methyl)amino)isoindolin-1-yl)methyl) amino)isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((5-((4-ethylphenyl)(methyl) amino)isoindolin-1-yl)methyl)amino) isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((5-((4-ethylphenyl)(methyl) amino)isoindolin-1-yl)methyl)amino) isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((5-(methyl(4-propylphenyl) amino) isoindolin-1-yl)methyl) amino)isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((5-(methyl(4-propylphenyl) amino)isoindolin-1-yl)methyl) amino)isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((5-(2-methyl-4-(pyrrolidin-1-yl) phenyl)isoindolin-1-yl)methyl) amino)isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((5-(2-methyl-4-(pyrrolidin-1-yl) phenyl)isoindolin-1-yl)methyl) amino)isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((5-(2-ethylphenyl)isoindolin-1-yl)methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((5-(2-ethylphenyl)isoindolin-1-yl)methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((5-(2-isopropylphenyl)isoindolin-1-yl)methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(S)-3-(((5-(2-isopropylphenyl)isoindolin-1-yl)methyl)amino)isonicotinic acid;
(R)-3-(((5-(2-cyclopropylphenyl) isoindolin-1-yl)methyl)amino) isonicotinic acid; and
(S)-3-(((5-(2-cyclopropylphenyl) isoindolin-1-yl)methyl)amino) isonicotinic acid.
US Pat. No. 10,596,101

LATHERING BATHING COMPOSITION

COSMETIC WARRIORS LIMITED...

1. A solid cosmetic product comprising;(i) a water dispersible fat containing component comprising;
(a) vegetable butter, vegetable oil or a mixture thereof present in an amount of at least 35 wt. % based on the fat containing component; and
(b) an emulsifier;
(ii) a carbon dioxide effervescent component comprising:
(a) a salt of carbonic acid; and
(b) an acidifying agent;
wherein the water dispersible fat containing component and the carbon dioxide effervescent component are distinct from each other,
wherein the water dispersible fat containing component is in multiple distinct pieces disposed on the outside of the carbon dioxide effervescent component; and
wherein a density of the water dispersible fat containing component, in a solid form, is able to sink in a bathing water, before melting due to a temperature of the bathing water, and rising to the surface of the bathing water.
US Pat. No. 10,596,102

EMOLLIENT COMPOSITION

EUPHARMA PTY LTD., North...

1. An emollient composition comprising in % by weight amounts of the composition:(a) about 2.5% to about 15% emu oil;
(b) about 4% to about 25% jojoba oil;
(c) about 25% to about 75% of a dermatological base wherein the dermatological base comprises at least two emollients wherein one is a petrochemical emollient and one is a natural emollient and wherein the petrochemical emollient is selected from petroleum jelly and paraffin and the natural emollient is selected from shea butter, beeswax, lanolin and a lanolin-based emollient; and
(d) about 10% to about 40% of a metal or metalloid oxide, hydroxide or carbonate.
US Pat. No. 10,596,103

DRUG DELIVERY SYSTEM FOR DELIVERY OF ANTI-VIRALS

1. A vaginal ring drug delivery system comprising (i) a core comprising a first ethylene-vinylacetate copolymer and vicriviroc, wherein the vicriviroc is dissolved in the first ethylene-vinylacetate copolymer, and (ii) a skin surrounding the core comprising a second ethylene-vinylacetate copolymer wherein the second ethylene-vinylacetate copolymer is the only polymer in the skin, and wherein the first ethylene-vinylacetate copolymer has a higher vinylacetate content than the second ethylene-vinylacetate copolymer, and (S)-2-(3-chloro-4-fluorobenzyl)-8-ethyl-10-hydroxy-N,6-dimethyl-1,9-dioxo-1,2,6,7,8,9-hexahydropyrazino [1?,2?:1,5]pyrrolo [2,3-d]pyridazine-4-carboxamide, wherein the (S)-2-(3-chloro-4-fluorobenzyl)-8-ethyl-10-hydroxy-N,6-dimethyl-1,9-dioxo-1,2,6,7,8,9-hexahydropyrazino [1?,2?:1,5]pyrrolo[2,3-d]pyridazine-4-carboxamide is loaded in the skin in solid form, such that a depletion layer is preformed, and upon release, the (S)-2-(3-chloro-4-fluorobenzyl)-8-ethyl-10-hydroxy-N,6-dimethyl-1,9-dioxo-1,2,6,7,8,9-hexahydropyrazino[1?,2?:1,5]pyrrolo [2,3-d]pyridazine-4-carboxamide loaded in the skin displays a near zero order release profile.
US Pat. No. 10,596,104

METHOD FOR PRODUCING A TISSUE PAPER SHEET MATERIAL CONTAINING AN ADJUVANT SUBSTANCE FOR THE TREATMENT OF ALLERGIC RHINITIS, AND THE PRODUCT OBTAINED

SOFIDEL S.P.A., Porcari ...

1. A method for producing a cellulose sheet material, the method comprising the steps of:forming a mixture consisting of at least one adjuvant substance for the treatment of allergic rhinitis with at least one non-ionic surface-active agent;
mixing the mixture of the at least one non-ionic surface-active agent and the at least one adjuvant substance for the treatment of allergic rhinitis in an aqueous solution of a cationic surface-active agent forming thereby an aqueous nano- or micro-emulsion containing nano- or micro-droplet of the at least one adjuvant substance encapsulated in a protective layer comprising the least one non-ionic surface-active agent, the cationic surface-active agent co-acting with the at least one non-ionic surface-active agent in forming an envelope of said nano- or micro- droplets, the envelope being formed while mixing the mixture of the at least one non-ionic surface-active agent and the at least one adjuvant substance with the aqueous solution of the cationic surface-active agent, wherein the envelope is formed by the cationic agent and the at least one non-ionic surface-active agent, the cationic surface-active agent stabilizing the envelope protecting a core containing the at least one adjuvant substance, wherein the cationic surface-active agent and the at least one non-ionic surface-active agent are in contact with each other prior to formation of the envelope;
applying said nano- or micro-emulsion to the cellulose material having a cellulose fiber-based structure; and
evaporating water, leading to the formation of nano- or micro-capsules anchored to the fiber-based structure of the cellulose sheet material.
US Pat. No. 10,598,664

EPITHELIAL QUANTITATION OF HISTOLOGICALLY NORMAL PROSTATE TISSUE PREDICTS THE PRESENCE OF CANCER IN TISSUE BIOPSIES

WISCONSIN ALUMNI RESEARCH...

1. A method of treating prostate cancer in a human subject comprising the steps of:(a) obtaining histologically normal prostate tissue from the subject;
(b) quantifying epithelial percentage greater than 39% in the histologically normal prostate tissue; and
(c) treating the human subject for prostate cancer.
US Pat. No. 10,596,105

ORGANIC NASAL TREATMENT SOLUTION

1. A nasal spray or therapy solution comprising:1-4% w/w organic glycerin;
0.5-4% w/w of an organic preservative system containing additional glycerin, citrus reticulata fruit extract, citrus aurantium amara fruit extract, citrus aurantium sinensis peel extract, additional ascorbic acid, additional citric acid, lactic acid, and water;
0.2-1.0% w/w sodium chloride; and
91-98.3% additional water; all percentages based on total weight, whereby said nasal spray exhibits reduced bacteriological growth in vitro for up to 36 months.
US Pat. No. 10,598,667

FUNCTIONAL ILLUMINATION IN LIVING CELLS

THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVER...


wherein:
each of X2, X3, X4, and X5 is an amino acid independently selected from the group consisting of D, A, Y, and W, wherein at least one of X2, X3, X4, and X5 is D and at least one of X2, X3, X4, and X5 is W; and
each of X7, X8, X9, X10, and X11 is an amino acid independently selected from the group consisting of V, L, I, M, F, N, E, Q, H, K, R, D, G, A, S, T, Y, W, C and P.
US Pat. No. 10,596,109

DIMETHYL SULFOXIDE (DMSO) OR DMSO AND METHYLSULFONYLMETHANE (MSM) FORMULATIONS TO TREAT INFECTIOUS DISEASES

Abela Pharmaceuticals, In...

1. A system for treating drug-resistant tuberculosis, comprising:a pretreatment composition configured for intravenous administration, the pretreatment composition comprising about 50 mg to about 60 mg dimethylsulfoxide (DMSO);
a formulation comprising therapeutic agents dissolved in DMSO,
wherein a concentration of the DMSO ranges from about 50% to about 95% in a total volume of about two to about six milliliters of the formulation,
wherein the therapeutic agents are selected from three or more compounds selected from the group consisting of: streptomycin, isoniazid, rifampicin, pyraziamide, and ethambutol; and
an inhalant device.
US Pat. No. 10,598,669

ISOLATING CELLS EXPRESSING SECRETED PROTEINS

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals...

1. A method of high expression of a protein of interest, comprising:(a) transfecting a mammalian cell with (i) a nucleic acid encoding the protein of interest and (ii) a nucleic acid encoding a cell surface capture molecule that comprises a membrane anchor and is capable of binding the protein of interest;
(b) culturing the mammalian cell under conditions in which the protein of interest and cell surface capture molecule are expressed, and a protein of interest-cell surface capture molecule complex is formed and displayed on the cell surface of the mammalian cell;
(c) contacting the mammalian cell with a detection molecule that binds to the protein of interest-cell surface capture molecule complex; and
(d) detecting and isolating the mammalian cell that displays on the cell surface the binding of the detection molecule with the protein of interest-cell surface capture molecule complex.
US Pat. No. 10,597,646

ACYL-ACP THIOESTERASE

Kao Corporation, Tokyo (...

1. A method of modifying a fatty acid composition in a lipid, comprisingintroducing a gene encoding a protein selected from the following (a) to (c) or a recombinant vector comprising the gene into a host:
(a) A protein consisting of the amino acid sequence of the 128th to 287th amino acids set forth in SEQ ID NO: 14;
(b) A protein consisting of the amino acid sequence of protein (a) but in which 1 or more and 10 or less amino acids are mutated, and having acyl-ACP thioesterase activity; and
(c) A protein comprising an amino acid sequence selected from (i) to (ix) below, and having acyl-ACP thioesterase activity:
(i) the amino acid sequence of the 1st to the 287th amino acids set forth in SEQ ID NO: 14;
(ii) the amino acid sequence of the 49th to 287th amino acids set forth in SEQ ID NO: 14;
(iii) the amino acid sequence of the 58th to 287th amino acids set forth in SEQ ID NO: 14;
(iv) the amino acid sequence of the 78th to 287th amino acids set forth in SEQ ID NO: 14;
(v) the amino acid sequence of the 88th to 287th amino acids set forth in SEQ ID NO: 14;
(vi) the amino acid sequence of the 98th to 287th amino acids set forth in SEQ ID NO: 14;
(vii) the amino acid sequence of the 108th to 287th amino acids set forth in SEQ ID NO: 14;
(viii) the amino acid sequence of the 118th to 287th amino acids set forth in SEQ ID NO: 14;
(ix) one of the amino acid sequences of (i)-(viii) but in which 1 or more and 20 or less amino acids are mutated;
expressing the protein in the host cell; and
modifying the fatty acid composition of the lipid produced by the host cell as a result of expression of the protein.
US Pat. No. 10,598,671

IL-17F-SPECIFIC CAPTURE AGENTS, COMPOSITIONS, AND METHODS OF USING AND MAKING

Indi Molecular, Inc., Cu...

1. A stable, synthetic capture agent that specifically binds IL-17F, wherein the capture agent comprises a first ligand having binding affinity for a first epitope on an IL-17F, a second ligand having binding affinity for a second epitope on the IL-17F, and a linker covalently connecting the first ligand to the second ligand,wherein the first ligand specifically binds to the first epitope and the second ligand specifically binds to the second epitope, wherein the first epitope comprises the amino acid sequence FFQKPES (SEQ ID NO:1), wherein the first ligand comprises the amino acid sequence FYKTH (SEQ ID NO:5), FYKQH (SEQ ID NO:6), FYLTH (SEQ ID NO:7), FYLQH (SEQ ID NO:8), RRATS (SEQ ID NO:9), or RRAQS (SEQ ID NO:10),
wherein the second epitope comprises the amino acid sequence NENQRVS (SEQ ID NO:3), wherein the second ligand comprises the amino acid sequence KYGEV (SEQ ID NO:11), LYGEV (SEQ ID NO:12), VHKSG (SEQ ID NO:13), VHLSG (SEQ ID NO:14), QKHGP (SEQ ID NO:15), TKHGP (SEQ ID NO:16), QLHGP (SEQ ID NO:17), TLHGP (SEQ ID NO:18), YDLQR (SEQ ID NO:19), YDLTR (SEQ ID NO:20), YDKQR (SEQ ID NO:21), YDKTR (SEQ ID NO:22), KKGWP (SEQ ID NO:23), KLGWP (SEQ ID NO:24), LKGWP (SEQ ID NO:25), LLGWP (SEQ ID NO:26), RSYNL (SEQ ID NO:27), and RSYNK (SEQ ID NO:28).
US Pat. No. 10,596,112

METHODS OF USING ALBUMIN-ANTIBODY NANOPARTICLE COMPLEX COMPOSITIONS FOR TREATING CANCER

MAYO FOUNDATION FOR MEDIC...

1. A method for treating cancer in a subject in need thereof, the method comprising reconstituting a lyophilized nanoparticle composition in a pharmaceutically acceptable excipient to form a reconstituted nanoparticle composition and administering a therapeutically effective amount of the reconstituted nanoparticle composition to the subject, wherein the lyophilized composition comprises lyophilized nanoparticle complexes comprising albumin, antibodies having an epitope-binding portion, and paclitaxel, wherein the cancer expresses the epitope and upon reconstitution with the pharmaceutically acceptable excipient the nanoparticle complexes have binding specificity for the epitope expressed by the cancer, wherein said complexes have an average size of less than 1 ?m, and wherein the antibodies are associated with the albumin through non-covalent bonds.
US Pat. No. 10,597,393

SOLID STATE FORMS OF PALBOCICLIB DIMESYLATE

PLANTEX LTD., Petach-Tik...

1. A solid state form of Palbociclib dimesylate, selected from:(A) a crystalline form of Palbociclib dimesylate designated form E, characterized by data selected from one or more of the following:
(i) an X-ray powder diffraction pattern having peaks at 9.2, 10.0, 16.4, 18.2 and 21.9 degrees two theta±0.2 degrees two theta;
(ii) an X-ray powder diffraction pattern having peaks at 9.2, 10.0, 16.4, 18.2 and 21.9 degrees two theta±0.2 degrees two theta and also having any one, two, three, four or five additional peaks selected from 6.0, 10.9, 12.7, 15.0 and 15.6 degrees two theta±0.2 degrees two theta;
(iii) an X-ray powder diffraction pattern substantially as depicted in FIG. 1;
(iv) an FT-IR spectrum having absorptions at 3385, 1697, 1607, 1529, 1332, 913, 857 and 768 cm?1±4 cm?1;
(v) an FT-IR spectrum substantially as depicted in FIG. 5;
(vi) a solid state 13C NMR spectrum having peaks at 144.5, 143.2, 131.5, 123.5 and 119. 2 ppm±0.2 ppm;
(vii) a solid state 13C NMR spectrum having the following chemical shift absolute differences between said characteristic peaks at 144.5, 143.2, 131.5, 123.5 and 119.2 ppm±0.2 ppm and a reference peak at 110.5 ppm±1 ppm of 34.0, 32.7, 21.0, 13.0 and 8.7 ppm±0.1 ppm; or
(viii) a solid state 13C NMR spectrum substantially as depicted in FIG. 7 or substantially as depicted in FIG. 8;or(B) a crystalline form of Palbociclib dimesylate designated form F, characterized by data selected from one or more of the following:
(i) an X-ray powder diffraction pattern having peaks at 6.7, 7.4, 9.4, 11.0 and 18.8 degrees two theta±0.2 degrees two theta;
(ii) an X-ray powder diffraction pattern having peaks at 6.7, 7.4, 9.4, 11.0 and 18.8 degrees two theta±0.2 degrees two theta and also having any one, two, three, four or five additional peaks selected from 8.0, 8.7, 13.5, 16.7 and 17.8 degrees two theta±0.2 degrees two theta;
(iii) an X-ray powder diffraction pattern substantially as depicted in FIG. 3;
(iv) an FT-IR spectrum having absorptions at 1701, 1655, 1619, 1583, 1541, 1210, 1041 and 924 cm?1±4 cm?1;
(v) an FT-IR spectrum substantially as depicted in FIG. 6;
(vi) a solid state 13C NMR spectrum having peaks at 161.6, 141.9, 141.1, 138.7 and 133. 0 ppm±0.2 ppm;
(vii) a solid state 13C NMR spectrum having the following chemical shift absolute differences between said characteristic peaks at 161.6, 141.9, 141.1, 138.7 and 133.0 ppm±0.2 ppm and a reference peak at 110.0 ppm±1 ppm of 51.6, 31.9, 31.1, 28.7 and 23.0 ppm±0.1 ppm; or
(viii) a solid state 13C NMR spectrum substantially as depicted in FIG. 9 or substantially as depicted in FIG. 10;or(C) a crystalline form of Palbociclib dimesylate designated form G, characterized by data selected from one or more of the following:
(i) an X-ray powder diffraction pattern having peaks at 6.3, 7.2, 8.6, 9.3, 14.6, 16.4, 17.7 and 18.8 degrees two theta±0.2 degrees two theta; or
(ii) an X-ray powder diffraction pattern substantially as depicted in FIG. 4.
US Pat. No. 10,596,114

LIPOSOME COMPOSITION FOR USE IN PERITONEAL DIALYSIS

ETH ZURICH, Zurich (CH)

1. A method for removing endogenous or exogenous toxins from a patient in need thereof by peritoneal dialysis comprising:(a) the step of administering a therapeutically effective amount of a liposome composition into the peritoneal cavity of said patient, wherein the pH within the liposomes differs from the pH in the peritoneal cavity, wherein the pH within the liposomes results in a liposome-encapsulated charged toxin, and wherein the diameter size of the liposomes in the liposome composition is larger than 600 nm; and
(b) the step of subsequently extracting the dialysate containing the liposome-encapsulated toxin.
US Pat. No. 10,597,650

LIGASE ACTIVITY

New England Biolabs, Inc....

1. A method for ligating DNA polynucleotide sequences, comprising:(a) obtaining RNA from a sample that comprises cells or a bodily fluid to produce an RNA sample comprising naturally-occurring RNAs;
(b) hybridizing at least two DNA polynucleotide sequences to a naturally-occurring RNA in the RNA sample;
(c) ligating the at least two DNA polynucleotide sequences to one another using a ligase that has an amino acid sequence that is at least 90% identical to the Chlorella virus PBCV-1 ligase of SEQ ID NO:1: and
(d) detecting the product of step (c).
US Pat. No. 10,598,674

ADRENOMEDULLIN TO GUIDE THERAPY OF BLOOD PRESSURE DECLINE

SphingoTec GmbH, Hennigs...

1. A method comprising:providing a sample having a complex comprising at least one binder to SEQ ID No. 1 and/or fragments thereof in a bodily fluid obtained from a subject who is not suffering from a physiological shock state wherein said bodily fluid is selected from the group consisting of human citrate plasma, heparin plasma, EDTA plasma, whole blood, and serum, and
wherein said subject has a mean arterial pressure of 70 mm Hg or above and a level of proADM (SEQ ID No. 1) and/or said fragments thereof in the bodily fluid of said subject is above 90 pg/ml.
US Pat. No. 10,597,651

AFFINITY MATRIX AND DEVICES FOR ISOLATION AND PURIFICATION OF RNA AND DNA FOR POINT OF CARE MOLECULAR DEVICES

Accudx Corporation, La J...

1. A method for isolating nucleic acid from a sample comprising at least one nucleic acid, the method comprising:(i) providing an affinity matrix comprising at least one nucleic acid binding moiety covalently bound to a solid support, wherein the at least one nucleic acid binding moiety is selected from streptomycin and tetracycline, wherein prior to contacting the sample, the affinity matrix is free of nucleic acid;
(ii) contacting the affinity matrix with the sample for a sufficient time to allow the affinity matrix to non-specifically bind said at least one nucleic acid from the sample, thereby creating nucleic acid bound-affinity matrix; and
(iii) eluting the at least one nucleic acid from the nucleic acid-bound affinity matrix with an elution buffer thereby isolating nucleic acid.
US Pat. No. 10,596,116

METAL BISPHOSPHONATE NANOPARTICLES FOR ANTI-CANCER THERAPY AND IMAGING AND FOR TREATING BONE DISORDERS

The University of North C...

1. A metal-bisphosphonate nanoparticle comprising a core comprising:(a) M1, wherein M1 is a multivalent metal ion; and
(b) a bisphosphonate, wherein the bisphosphonate comprises a metal complex having the formula M2Lx, wherein x is an integer of 2 or greater, M2 is a second metal ion, and wherein each L is a metal ion ligand, further wherein at least two L are phosphonate group-containing metal ion ligands, wherein the phosphonate group of each of said phosphonate group-containing metal ion ligands is available to coordinate to multivalent metal ion M1 and wherein the at least two phosphonate group-containing metal ion ligands are each coordinated to M2 via a coordinative bond between M2 and an oxygen atom of the phosphonate group-containing ligand.
US Pat. No. 10,597,652

METHODS AND DEVICES FOR NUCLEIC ACID PURIFICATION

PHYNEXUS, INC., San Jose...

1. A method for capturing plasmid DNA on a column, comprised of:a) providing the column, wherein the column is comprised of a solid phase;
b) providing an unclarified cell lysate comprised of a liquid and a flocculent, wherein the liquid contains plasmid DNA;
c) providing a large-pore filter having a pore size, wherein the pore size of the large-pore filter is greater than 50 ?m;
d) partially removing the flocculent by passing the unclarified cell lysate through the large-pore filter using gravity flow to produce a partially clarified lysate, the partially clarified lysate including remainder flocculent that passes through the large-pore filter; and
e) passing the partially clarified lysate over the column, wherein a portion of the plasmid DNA is captured on the solid phase and the remainder flocculent at least partially flows freely through the column.
US Pat. No. 10,596,119

METHODS OF TREATMENT COMPRISING TORSEMIDE

1. A method of treating sleep apnea comprising administration of daily dose of 5-200 mg torsemide or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, and at least one other drug product comprising an aldosterone receptor antagonist, a sodium glucose linked transporter (SGLT) inhibitor, a sympatholytic agent, or an anxiolytic agent.
US Pat. No. 10,597,655

METHODS FOR MODULATING KLHL1 LEVELS, METHODS FOR MODULATING CURRENT ACTIVITY IN T-TYPE CALCIUM CHANNELS, MOLECULES THEREFOR, AND METHODS FOR IDENTIFYING MOLECULES THEREFOR

Loyola University Chicago...

1. A method of modulating a kelch-like protein 1 (KLHL1) level in a subject, the method comprising the steps of:providing a single adeno-associated virus vector encoding two small hairpin RNA (shRNA) sequences that target a KLHL1 gene; and
administering the adeno-associated virus vector encoding the shRNA sequences to the subject in an amount sufficient to modulate KLHL1 gene expression;
wherein the KLHL1 level directly effects current activity in T-type calcium channels and the adeno-associated virus vector is administered to the subject in an amount sufficient to modulate the current activity in the T-type calcium channels; and
wherein the current activity in the T-type calcium channels is modulated to decrease expression of CaV3.2, decrease LVA calcium current density, and decrease neuronal excitability in order to treat pain.
US Pat. No. 10,597,657

RNAI AGENTS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR INHIBITING EXPRESSION OF APOLIPOPROTEIN C-III (APOC3)

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals...


(b) a sense strand comprising a nucleotide sequence that is at least partially complementary to the antisense strand;
wherein all or substantially all of the nucleotides on the antisense strand, the sense strand, or both the antisense strand and the sense strand are modified nucleotides, and
wherein the sense strand is linked to a targeting group that comprises N-acetyl-galactosamine.
US Pat. No. 10,596,123

EXOSOME DELIVERY TECHNOLOGY

Mayo Foundation for Medic...

1. A method of preparing microvesicles comprising the steps of:providing blood;
separating plasma from the provided blood, thereby providing platelet-rich plasma;
subjecting the platelet-rich plasma to at least two cycles of:
freezing the platelet-rich plasma; and
thawing the frozen platelet-rich plasma; and
separating a solution with the microvesicles from the thawed platelet-rich plasma.
US Pat. No. 10,597,660

COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS OF TREATING AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS (ALS)

VOYAGER THERAPEUTICS, INC...

1. An adeno-associated viral (AAV) vector genome comprising a nucleic acid sequence positioned between two inverted terminal repeats (ITRs); wherein said nucleic acid sequence encodes a sense strand sequence and an antisense strand sequence of an siRNA duplex; wherein the sense strand sequence comprises nucleotides 1-18 of SEQ ID NO. 51; and wherein the antisense strand sequence comprises nucleotides 1-19 of SEQ ID NO. 220.
US Pat. No. 10,597,406

PURIFICATION OF RAPAMYCIN DERIVATIVES USING TEMPERATURE INDUCED PHASE SEPARATION

Biosensors International ...

1. A method for obtaining a crystalline 40-O-(2-ethoxyethyl) rapamycin, the method comprising:a) forming a mixture consisting essentially of crude 40-O-(2-ethoxyethyl) rapamycin and a non-polar organic solvent under conditions sufficient to dissolve the 40-O-(2-ethoxyethyl) rapamycin,
wherein the crude 40-O-(2-ethoxyethyl) rapamycin contains at least about 90% of 40-O-(2-ethoxyethyl) rapamycin by weight,
wherein the dielectric constant of the non-polar organic solvent is less than about 5,
and wherein forming the mixture comprises heating the mixture;
b) solidifying at least a portion of the 40-O-(2-ethoxyethyl) rapamycin in a crystalline form, wherein the solidifying comprises cooling the mixture; and
c) separating at least a portion of the solidified 40-O-(2-ethoxyethyl) rapamycin from the solvent in the mixture,
wherein the solidified 40-O-(2-ethoxyethyl) rapamycin it at least about 95% pure;
thereby obtaining the crystalline 40-O-(2-ethoxyethyl) rapamycin.
US Pat. No. 10,597,662

TRANSFORMANT AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCTION THEREOF, AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCTION OF LACTIC ACID

JMTC Enzyme Corporation, ...

1. A Schizosaccharomyces pombe transformant into which a D-lactate dehydrogenase gene of bacteria of Pediococcus acidilactici and a D-lactate dehydrogenase gene of bacteria of Lactobacillus bulgaricus or Lactobacillus brevis are incorporated,wherein pyruvate decarboxylase 2-encoding genes of the Schizosaccharomyces pombe transformant have been deleted or inactivated.
US Pat. No. 10,597,663

DELIVERY OF STRUCTURALLY DIVERSE POLYPEPTIDE CARGO INTO MAMMALIAN CELLS BY A BACTERIAL TOXIN

THE HOSPITAL FOR SICK CHI...

1. A recombinant molecule comprising a cargo polypeptide, a diphtheria toxin enzymatic fragment (DTA), and a diphtheria toxin translocation fragment (DTB), having a general structure:x-C-y-DTA-DTB
wherein:
x is a polypeptide or absent,
C is the cargo polypeptide, and
wherein the diphtheria toxin enzymatic fragment is linked to the diphtheria toxin
translocation fragment by way of a disulphide linkage,
wherein y is a polypeptide comprising an autoprocessing domain,
wherein the DTA comprises the amino acid sequence-SEQ ID No: 28, and
wherein the DTB comprises the amino acid sequence-SEQ ID No: 4.
US Pat. No. 10,596,128

NON-RACEMIC BETA-HYDROXYBUTYRATE COMPOUNDS AND COMPOSITIONS ENRICHED WITH THE S-ENANTIOMER AND METHODS OF USE

AXCESS GLOBAL SCIENCES, L...

1. A method of administering a ketone body composition to a subject, the ketone body composition comprising:a non-racemic mixture of S-beta-hydroxybutyrate and R-beta-hydroxybutyrate that is enriched with the S-beta-hydroxybutyrate relative to the R-beta-hydroxybutyrate,
wherein the non-racemic mixture comprises less than 100% by enantiomeric equivalents of the S-beta-hydroxybutyrate and greater than 0% by enantiomeric equivalents of the R-beta-hydroxybutyrate.
US Pat. No. 10,597,664

EXPRESSION AND PURIFICATION OF CRM PROTEINS AND RELATED PROTEINS, AND PROTEIN DOMAINS

Fina BioSolutions, LLC, ...

1. A method of producing a peptide containing a domain of a cross reactive materials protein (CRM) comprising:expressing the peptide from a recombinant cell containing an expression vector that encodes the peptide, wherein the recombinant cell has a reduced activity of one or more disulfide reductase enzymes and the expression vector contains a promoter functionally linked to a coding region of the peptide, wherein:
the one or more disulfide reductase enzymes comprises one or more of an oxidoreductase, a dihydrofolate reductase, a thioredoxin reductase, or a glutathione reductase, and
the peptide is expressed cytoplasmically; and
isolating the peptide expressed, wherein the peptide expressed is soluble.
US Pat. No. 10,596,134

COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR TREATING SKIN CONDITIONS USING LIGHT AND POLYCARBOXYLIC ACIDS

1. A method of treating skin, comprising topically applying to skin having a condition influenced by P. acnes a topical composition comprising up to about 5 weight percent of at least one C2 to C5 polycarboxylic acid selected from the group consisting of acconitic acid, malonic acid, succinic acid, itaconic acid, maleic acid, and mesaconic acid and exposing said skin to blue light having peak wavelength of 400 nm to 460 nm using a light delivery device.
US Pat. No. 10,597,414

CRYSTALLINE POLYMORPHIC FORM OF 3-HYDROXY-4,5-BIS-BENZYLOXY-6-BENZYLOXYMETHYL-2-PHENYL-2-OXO-2?5-[1,2]OXAPHOSPHINANE

14. A pharmaceutical composition comprising the crystalline polymorphic form as defined in claim 1, and one or more pharmaceutically acceptable excipients.
US Pat. No. 10,597,670

PHD GENE INVOLVED IN DEVELOPMENT AND FORMATION OF PLANT PHLOEM

POSTECH ACADEMY-INDUSTRY ...

1. A method of increasing phloem formation in a plant, comprising:transforming a plant cell with a recombinant VIGS vector comprising a gene encoding a PHD protein to silence a PHD gene, wherein the PHD protein has the amino acid sequence set forth in SEQ ID NO: 2;
generating a transformed plant or plants from the transformed plant cell having increased phloem formation compared to a control plant lacking the vector; and
screening the transformed plant or plants comprising the VIGS construct for increased phloem development when compared to a control plant lacking the vector and selecting a plant or plants determined to have increased phloem formation for further treatment or cultivation.
US Pat. No. 10,597,671

ISOLATED POLYNUCLEOTIDES AND POLYPEPTIDES, AND METHODS OF USING SAME FOR INCREASING PLANT YIELD, BIOMASS, OIL CONTENT AND/OR GROWTH RATE

Evogene Ltd., Rehovot (I...

1. A method of increasing yield, biomass, growth rate, vigor, and/or oil content of a plant, comprising:(a) over-expressing within the plant a polypeptide comprising the amino acid sequence set forth by SEQ ID NO: 264, and
(b) selecting said plant over-expressing said polypeptide for an increased yield, biomass, growth rate, and/or oil content as compared to a wild type plant which is grown under the same growth conditions,
thereby increasing the yield, biomass, growth rate, vigor, and/or oil content of the plant.
US Pat. No. 10,597,675

DOWNY MILDEW RESISTANCE PROVIDING GENES IN SUNFLOWER

SCIENZA BIOTECHNOLOGIES 5...

1. An isolated sunflower plant resistant to Plasmopara halstedii or Plasmopara helianthi, wherein the sunflower plant has a reduced level or reduced activity of a protein comprising the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO:2 or SEQ ID NO:4 as compared to a sunflower plant that is not resistant to Plasmopara halstedii or Plasmopara helianthi, wherein said reduced level or reduced activity is the result of a mutation in the coding sequence of a gene encoding the protein of SEQ ID NO:2 or SEQ ID NO:4, wherein the mutation results in a truncated or non-functional protein of SEQ ID NO:2 or SEQ ID NO:4, and wherein said mutation in the coding sequence of said gene results in one or more amino acid substitutions in the sequence motif “WRDYLR” (SEQ ID NO:5).
US Pat. No. 10,597,676

COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR CONTROLLING LEPTINOTARSA

Monsanto Technology LLC, ...

1. A method for controlling a Leptinotarsa species infestation of a plant comprising:(a) contacting said Leptinotarsa species with an inhibitory polynucleotide comprising a nucleotide sequence that is complementary to at least 21 contiguous nucleotides of SEQ ID NO:730, or an RNA transcribed therefrom; or
(b) providing in the diet of said Leptinotarsa species an inhibitory polynucleotide comprising a nucleotide sequence that is complementary to at least 21 contiguous nucleotides of SEQ ID NO:730, or an RNA transcribed therefrom; or
(c) causing mortality or stunting in larvae of said Leptinotarsa species by providing in the diet of said larvae at least one inhibitory polynucleotide comprising at least one silencing element comprising 21 contiguous nucleotides that are complementary to SEQ ID NO:730, or an RNA transcribed therefrom; or
(d) topically applying to said plant a composition comprising at least one polynucleotide comprising an inhibitory nucleotide sequence that is complementary to at least 21 contiguous nucleotides of SEQ ID NO:730, or an RNA transcribed therefrom; or
(e) expressing in said plant at least one inhibitory polynucleotide comprising at least one segment that is identical or complementary to at least 21 contiguous nucleotides of SEQ ID NO:730; or
(f) providing to said plant at least one inhibitory polynucleotide comprising at least one segment that is identical or complementary to at least 21 contiguous nucleotides of SEQ ID NO:730 or an RNA transcribed therefrom; or
(g) contacting said Leptinotarsa species with an inhibitory polynucleotide comprising at least one segment that is identical or complementary to at least 21 contiguous nucleotides of SEQ ID NO:730, or an RNA transcribed therefrom.
US Pat. No. 10,596,142

COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING A FATTY ACID OIL MIXTURE AND A FREE FATTY ACID, AND METHODS AND USES THEREOF

Pronova Biopharm Norge AS...

1. A method of regulating at least one health problem in a subject in need thereof comprising administering to the subject a supplement composition comprising:a fatty acid oil mixture comprising from about 25% to about 75% eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), by weight of the fatty acid oil mixture, wherein the EPA and DHA are in a form chosen from ethyl ester and triglyceride;
at least one free fatty acid chosen from EPA, DHA, ALA, HPA, DPA, ETA, ETE, STA, linoleic acid, GLA, AA, osbond acid, oleic acid, ricinoleic acid, erucic acid, and mixtures thereof; and
at least one surfactant;
wherein the at least one health problem is chosen from irregular plasma lipid levels, cardiovascular functions, immune functions, visual functions, insulin action, neuronal development, heart failure, and post myocardial infarction.