US Pat. No. 10,136,639

POLYCATIONIC AMPHIPHILES AS ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS

Villanova University, Ph...

1. An antimicrobial composition comprising a compound having the formula
wherein:
R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6, R10, or R11 is H or a C1-12 alkyl unsubstituted or optionally substituted with a functional group selected from the group consisting of —NH2, —NHR?, —NR?2, —N—C(O)R?, —N—C(O)CR??CR?, —SH, —SR?, —O—C(O)R?, —C(O)R?, —CF3, —OCF3, halogen, benzyl, o-vinylbenzyl, m-vinylbenzyl, p-vinylbenzyl, phenyl, allyl, and substituted allyl;
R7, R8 or R9 is a C3-12 alkyl unsubstituted or optionally substituted with a functional group selected from the group consisting of —NH2, —NHR?, —NR?2, —SH, —SR?, —O—C(O)R?, —C(O)R?, —CF3, and —OCF3;
R? is H or a C1-4 alkyl;
X or Y is a halogen; and
m and n are integers in the range of from 5 to 25.

US Pat. No. 10,136,635

IRRADIATION OF RED BLOOD CELLS AND ANAEROBIC STORAGE

New Health Sciences, Inc....

1. A blood storage system for reducing irradiation damage to red blood cells comprising:a collection vessel for red blood cells;
an oxygen or oxygen and carbon dioxide depletion device comprising a cartridge; a plurality of hollow fibers or gas-permeable films extending within the cartridge from an entrance to an exit thereof, wherein the hollow fibers or gas-permeable films are adapted to receiving and conveying red blood cells; and an oxygen and carbon dioxide scavenger packed within the cartridge and contiguous to and in between the plurality of hollow fibers or gas-permeable films;
a storage vessel for storing oxygen or oxygen and carbon dioxide-depleted red blood cells under an anaerobic condition;
a first tubing connecting the collection vessel to the oxygen or oxygen and carbon dioxide depletion device; and
a second tubing connecting the oxygen or oxygen and carbon dioxide depletion device to the storage vessel;
wherein said oxygen or oxygen and carbon dioxide-depleted red blood cells are capable of being irradiated with a gamma- or X-ray irradiating device, when stored in said storage vessel; and
wherein said irradiation damage to said oxygen and carbon dioxide-depleted red blood cells is reduced without the addition of L-carnitine or an alkanoul derivative to said blood storage system and said oxygen and carbon dioxide-depleted red blood cells.

US Pat. No. 10,136,633

SOLO HUNTER SYSTEM

1. A solo hunter system, the system comprising:a right angle support member configured to be affixable to a vertical-object;
said right angle support member configured to form a substantially L-shape having;
a vertical angle member having a first end;
a horizontal angle member having a second end configured to extend outwardly away from a right angle vertex; and
a threaded anchor hingebly coupled to said right angle vertex configured to be affixable to said vertical-object;
a stabilizing spike located at said first end of said vertical angle member extending opposite of said horizontal angle member;
a hanger loop proximate said second end of said horizontal angle member, said hanger loop configured to receive and interact with a pulley system; and
wherein the right angle support member is configured to be affixable to said vertical-object by screw-fastening said threaded anchor into said vertical-object and said vertical angle member being positioned against and substantially parallel to said vertical-object such that said stabilizing spike impales said vertical-object at a point vertically below said threaded anchor with said horizontal angle member extending outwardly from said vertical-object to support said hanger loop at a distance away from said vertical-object to receive said pulley system in functional combination to thus provide an elevated lifting system.

US Pat. No. 10,136,632

MODIFIED FIELD INCINERATING ARRANGEMENT

1. A mobile field incinerating arrangement for incinerating materials on a ground surface comprising, in combination:a mobile vehicle having a chassis, and said chassis having a forward end, a rear end spaced longitudinally from said forward end, a pair of transversely spaced apart sides extending between said forward end and said rear end, a top surface and a bottom surface spaced vertically downwardly from said top surface, and said chassis defining a substantially open chassis volume between said forward end, said back end, said pair of spaced apart sides, said top surface and said bottom surface;
a water tank mounted on said chassis, in said open chassis volume and said water tank having a bottom wall, a top wall spaced vertically upwardly therefrom said bottom wall, a pair of transversely spaced apart side walls extending between said water tank top wall and said water tank bottom wall, and said water tank having a front wall in regions adjacent said forward end of said chassis and a rear wall in regions adjacent said rear end of said chassis to define a closed water storage volume between said water tank top wall, said water tank bottom wall, said water tank front wall, said water tank back wall and said water tank side walls;
said bottom wall of said water tank having a front edge spaced a first preselected distance from the ground surface and a back edge spaced a second preselected distance greater than said first preselected distance from the ground surface, and said bottom wall of said water tank having an outer surface facing and spaced from the ground surface to define a wedge shaped incineration volume having a smaller vertical height in regions adjacent said forward end of said chassis and a larger vertical height in regions adjacent said rear end of said chassis;
a ceramic coating on said outer surface of said bottom wall of said water tank spaced from the ground surface;
a burner assembly having a mixing chamber mounted on said chassis at said forward end thereof, and said mixing chamber having an air inlet for receiving air, a fuel inlet for receiving fuel and a combustion manifold having a plurality of fuel nozzles in a transversely spaced apart array and said plurality of fuel nozzles for emitting flame directed towards the ground surface for providing incineration of the material on the ground surface;
said mixing chamber of said burner assembly rotatable about a transversely extending horizontal axis to selectively position said flame from said fuel nozzles in preselected separations respect to the ground surface;
a pair of exterior water manifolds coupled to said chassis extending longitudinally and one of said pair of exterior water manifolds mounted on each of said spaced apart sides of said chassis, and each of said exterior water manifolds of having a plurality of external water nozzles and said plurality of water nozzles extending longitudinally from regions adjacent the forward end of said chassis to regions adjacent the rear end of said chassis for dispensing water onto the ground surface in regions external and adjacent to the chassis;
a misting water manifold mounted in the said open chassis volume of said chassis and extending transversely across said open chassis volume in regions adjacent the rear edge of said bottom wall of said water tank and said misting water manifold having a plurality of misting water nozzles extending transversely across said chassis volume for dispensing a misting water spray towards the ground surface and into said chassis volume adjacent the rear end of said chassis;
a filter box mounted on said chassis in regions adjacent the rear end of said open chassis volume and extending transversely across said incineration volume for receiving and filtering products of combustion generated by the incineration of the materials on said ground surface to remove particulate matter therefrom.

US Pat. No. 10,136,631

BED BUG TRAP AND MONITOR

Ecolab USA Inc., St. Pau...

1. A trapping device for capturing crawling insects, the trapping device comprising:support structure having at least a first edge, the support structure comprising a trap surface portion and a second surface portion;
the trap surface portion having a texture that is suitable for insects to crawl on when the trap surface is in a substantially vertical position, the trap surface portion including a base funnel, a wing area, and a collecting area,
the base funnel having a first greatest width in a direction parallel to the first edge of the support structure, the base funnel including:
an entrance edge adjacent the first edge of the support structure; and
a first neck having a first neck width narrower than the first greatest width of the base funnel, the first neck being located in use at an opposite end of the base funnel from the entrance edge and extending away from the entrance edge;
the wing area having a second greatest width that is greater than the first neck width, the wing area engaging the first neck, the wing area comprising: one or more wing sections having angled edges
the collecting area having a third greatest width, the collecting area engaging a bridge having a bridge width narrower than the third greatest width of the collecting area, and a bridge length extending from the collecting area to the wing area; and
the second surface portion having a texture that is not suitable for insects to crawl on when the support structure is in a substantially vertical position, the second surface portion engaging and surrounding the trap surface portion at one or more edges excluding at least the entrance edge of the base funnel so that the insects remain on the trap surface.

US Pat. No. 10,136,625

ICE FISHING ROD WITH HEATING CONCENTRATED AT EYELETS

HUNT605 LLC, Rapid City,...

1. A heated ice fishing rod, comprising:(a) an elongated body;
(b) at least one eyelet extending outwardly from the elongated body;
(c) a handle at one end of the elongated body;
(d) a battery in the handle;
(e) a heating element in electrical contact with the battery, wherein the heating element extends in a hollow bore through a center of the elongated body to a distal end of the elongated body, and extends back along an entire length of an exterior of the elongated body towards a proximal end of the elongated body, and extends around the at least one eyelet.

US Pat. No. 10,136,620

FILTRATION SYSTEMS FOR AQUARIUMS

Elive LLC, New Berlin, W...

1. A filtration system for a fish tank, the filtration system comprising:an upper housing having an interior cavity;
a lower housing slidingly coupled to the upper housing to permit changes in an overall length of the filtration system, wherein the overall length is measured along a vertical direction, and wherein the lower housing includes at least one water inlet configured to receive water from the fish tank;
a filter cartridge disposed at least partially within the inner cavity; and
a pump configured to draw water from the lower housing along the vertical direction and into the inner cavity and through the filter cartridge.

US Pat. No. 10,136,619

INTELLIGENT PET MONITORING SYSTEM

SMILABLES INC., Berkeley...

1. A system comprising:a pet monitoring device having a plurality of sensors configured to gather measurement data from a pet, the measurement data including motion and arousal; and
a monitoring hub configured to receive the measurement data from the pet monitoring device and analyze the measurement data,
wherein aggregated measurement data is obtained from a remote platform, the remote platform configured to receive information from a plurality of monitoring hubs associated with a plurality of pet monitoring devices,
wherein the aggregated measurement data is analyzed using machine learning techniques to generate a learning receptivity model for predicting times and durations when pets will be receptive to learning, and
wherein the measurement data from the pet monitoring device is analyzed based on the learning receptivity model to predict a time and duration when a pet associated with the pet monitoring device will be receptive to learning.

US Pat. No. 10,136,617

COLLAR STRUCTURE FOR PETS

JC-SUNNY INTERNATIONAL CO...

1. A collar structure for pets comprising:a belt consisting of a first elastic layer, a soft ribbon layer and a second elastic layer, wherein the soft ribbon layer is sandwiched between the first elastic layer and the second elastic layer; an end of the belt is fixed onto a connector body while the other end of the belt wraps around a target position and penetrates through the connector body such that the other end of the belt can be fixed onto the connector body; at least one of the first elastic layer and the second elastic layer is made of materials having an additive selected from the group consisting of pesticides, essential oils, perfumes, and the combination thereof; the soft ribbon layer is made of paper materials; the soft ribbon layer has two surfaces, and at least one of the two surfaces has the identification pattern of various colors, graphics or the combination thereof.

US Pat. No. 10,136,612

STERILE MODULAR FACILITY

Vium, Inc., San Mateo, C...

1. A modular vivarium comprising a cluster of pods comprising:one or more transportable cage-rack pods, each comprising one or more permanent doorways;
one or more transportable hallway pods, each comprising two or more permanent doorways;
wherein a first cage-rack pod is removably joined to a first hallway pod such that a first permanent doorway on the first cage-rack pod is mated to a first permanent doorway on the first hallway pod via a first sterile pod junction;
wherein the one or more cage-rack pods and the one or more hallway pods comprise respective interior volumes; wherein the respective interior volumes are sterile;
wherein the first sterile pod junction permits airflow between the interior of the first cage-rack pod and the interior of the first hallway pod and wherein the sterile pod junction does not permit airflow between the interior volume of either pod connected via the sterile pod junction and air outside the cluster of pods;
wherein the cluster is dynamically expandable by removably joining a second cage-rack pod to the cluster or by removably joining a second hallway pod to the cluster or by removably joining both a second cage-rack pod and a second hallway pod to the cluster; wherein such joining mates permanent doorways on the respective pods and such joining is via at least a second sterile pod junction;
wherein the first doorway of the cage-rack pod and the first doorway of the first hallway pod are closed during transport of the respective pods and open when the respective pods are removably joined via the first sterile pod junction;
wherein the first doorways of the cage-rack pod and hallway pod, and the sterile pod junction, are adapted so that when the respective pods are joined, a pre-existing sterility of the interior volumes of the respective pods is maintained.

US Pat. No. 10,136,594

AEROPONIC GROWING SYSTEM AND METHOD

TOWER GARDEN, LLC, Colli...

1. An aeroponic growing system, the system comprising:a vertical column of interconnected growing pots;
an overhead support to suspend the vertical column of interconnected growing pots;
a rotatable tower suspension shaft connected to the overhead support and the vertical column of interconnected growing pots;
a turning mechanism configured to rotate the rotatable tower suspension shaft and the vertical column of interconnected growing pots about a vertical axis of the vertical column of interconnected growing pots to achieve uniformity of illumination;
a supply conduit in constant fluid communication with a top of the vertical column of interconnected growing pots;
a return conduit in fluid communication with a bottom of the vertical column of interconnected growing pots; and
a reservoir in fluid communication with the supply conduit and the return conduit.

US Pat. No. 10,136,592

METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR A HYBRID DISTRIBUTED HYDROCULTURE SYSTEM

SproutsIO, Inc., Cambrid...

1. A computerized method for improving plant growth comprising:storing, by a computing device, a set of growing profiles in a database in communication with the computing device, wherein each growing profile of the set of growing profiles defines a set of growing parameters for a type of plant;
receiving, by the computing device, data indicative of a first growing profile from the set of growing profiles, wherein the first growing profile is associated with a first plant growing unit from a set of plant growing units in communication with the computing device;
transmitting, by the computing device, a first set of growing parameters from the first growing profile to the first plant growing unit so that the first plant growing unit can execute the first set of growing parameters to grow a plant that is planted in the first plant growing unit;
receiving, by the computing device, first sensor data from the first plant growing unit indicative of data from one or more sensors locally installed at the first plant growing unit;
customizing, by the computing device, the first set of growing parameters based on the first sensor data from the first plant growing unit such that the first set of growing parameters is customized for a first environment in which the first plant growing unit is located, wherein the customizing comprises machine learning that aggregates environmental condition data that is associated with the first growing profile from a plurality of additional plant growing units and optimizes the first growing profile for the first environment; and
controlling a hardware component associated with the first plant growing unit using the customized first set of growing parameters,
wherein the controlling is configured to transition the first plant growing unit between a hydroponic configuration, a hybrid hydroponic and aeroponic configuration, and an aeroponic configuration in accordance with the customized first set of growing parameters,
wherein a seed cartridge of the first plant growing unit is positioned at a first location in the hydroponic configuration, the seed cartridge is positioned at a second location in the hybrid hydroponic and aeroponic configuration, and the seed cartridge is positioned at a third location in the aeroponic configuration, wherein the first location, the second location, and the third location are different, and
wherein the third location is vertically higher than the second location, and the second location is vertically higher than the first location.

US Pat. No. 10,136,575

PRODUCT ROW BANDING ASSEMBLY FOR AIR DELIVERY MACHINES

AGCO Corporation, Duluth...

4. A method of dispensing granular product from a hopper on an agricultural spreader, the method comprising:directing granular product to flow from the hopper through a product delivery conduit using pressurized air;
directing the pressurized air and product into a cyclone separator;
directing the pressurized air out of an air outlet of the cyclone separator and into an exhaust tube;
directing the product out of the cyclone separator through a product outlet and into a product placement tube; and
configuring the air outlet tube so that the air outlet tube surrounds the product placement tube.

US Pat. No. 10,136,574

ROW CLEANER SUSPENSION FOR AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENT

CNH Industrial America LL...

1. A suspension system for a row cleaner used with an agricultural row unit, said suspension system comprising:an upper base connectable with said agricultural row unit;
a support base carrying row cleaner toothed sweeper blades;
a plurality of links pivotally interconnecting said upper base and support base for permitting up and down parallel movement of said support base relative to said upper base; and,
a spring carried on a carrying pin between a pair of base side plates of the upper base, the carrying pin connected to the pair of base side plates, the spring having an attachment end positioned against and acting on at least one link of said plurality of links, and the spring having an opposite free end which is configured to be selectively positioned via an adjustment pin positionable between the pair of base side plates of the upper base via a plurality of holes formed in the pair of base side plates, the adjustment pin positionable against the free end of the spring to permit tension to be exerted on the free end and transmitted to the spring and to the attachment end positioned against the at least one of the links to permit application of selected pressures on said at least one link to urge said support base carrying the row cleaner toothed sweeper blades in a ground direction,
wherein the upper base comprises a mounting plate and the pair of base side plates, and
wherein the support base includes a pair of support side plates with the plurality of links pivotally connecting the pair of base side plates to the pair of support side plates.

US Pat. No. 10,136,572

GAUGE WHEEL WEAR EXTENDER AND DISC SCRAPER FOR CROP PLANTERS AND SINGLE DISC AIR DRILLS

1. A planter system, comprising:a disc connected to the planter;
the disc configured to penetrate the ground to make an opening for the deposit of seed therein;
a gauge wheel connected to the planter;
a tire connected to the gauge wheel;
a wear extender connected to the gauge wheel;
the wear extender having an engagement section that covers an interior edge of the tire;
wherein when the gauge wheel is installed, the engagement section of the wear extender engages an exterior surface of the disc;
wherein the wear extender is mounted to an interior surface of the gauge wheel;
wherein the wear extender overlaps an interior surface of the gauge wheel and the tire, and the engagement section of the wear extender engages an exterior surface of the disc such that the engagement section of the wear extender is between the tire and the disc.
US Pat. No. 10,137,198

LIPID LAYER FORMING COMPOSITION FOR ADMINISTRATION ONTO A SURFACE OF A LIVING ORGANISM

LIPIDOR AB, Stockholm (S...

1. A homogeneous topical composition which forms a lipid layer when applied to skin or mucous membrane, the composition comprisingvolatile silicone oil,
from 10% by weight to 30% by weight of phospholipid, and
16% by weight to 45% by weight of ethanol,wherein the silicone oil has a boiling point above 180° C. and wherein the content of volatile silicone oil is 40% by weight to 72.9% by weight of the composition, and wherein the composition comprises less than 1% by weight of water.
US Pat. No. 10,138,479

TARGETING THE GLUTAMINE TO PYRUVATE PATHWAY FOR TREATMENT OF ONCOGENIC KRAS-ASSOCIATED CANCER

Dana-Farber Cancer Instit...

1. A method comprising:obtaining a sample from a human subject having an oncogenic Kras mutation and who is undergoing or has undergone glutamine to pyruvate pathway (GPP)-targeting, wherein the GPP-targeting comprises administering an inhibitor of glutamic-oxaloacetic transaminase 1 (GOT1) or glutamic-oxaloacetic transaminase 2 (GOT2); and
detecting a level of a marker selected from the group consisting of NADP+, NADPH, GSSG, GSH, pyruvate, and reactive oxygen species (ROS) in the sample.
US Pat. No. 10,138,223

STABLE CRYSTAL FORM OF TIPIRACIL HYDROCHLORIDE AND CRYSTALLIZATION METHOD FOR THE SAME

TAIHO PHARMACEUTICALS CO....

1. A polymorph, comprising a crystal of 5-chloro-6-(2-minopyrrolidin-1-yl)methyl-2,4(1H,3H)-pyrimidinedione hydrochloride in a purity of 95% by mass or more,wherein the crystal exhibits peaks at two or more of 10.5°, 19.6°, 23.7°, 26.2°, and 31.2° which are characteristic peaks of Crystal III as a diffraction angle (2?±0.2°) in powder X-ray diffraction.
US Pat. No. 10,138,480

METHOD FOR EVALUATING REDOX ACTIVITY OF NUCLEIC ACID MOLECULE AND NUCLEIC ACID MOLECULE HAVING REDOX ACTIVITY

NEC SOLUTION INNOVATORS, ...

1. A nucleic acid molecule having redox activity, comprising at least one polynucleotide selected from the group consisting of SEQ ID NOs. 15, 22, 33, 35, 39, 50, 53, 55, 77, and 97.
US Pat. No. 10,138,525

COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS TO DETECT ATOPOBIUM VAGINAE NUCLEIC ACID

GEN-PROBE INCORPORATED, ...

1. A method for detecting in a sample a 16S rRNA of A. vaginae or a gene encoding a 16S rRNA of A. vaginae, comprising the steps of:a. providing a sample, wherein said sample is suspected of containing an Atopobium vaginae bacterium;
b. contacting said sample with at least two amplification oligomers, each being from 15 to 25 nucleotides in length and configured to generate from a 16S rRNA of A. vaginae or a gene encoding a 16S rRNA of A. vaginae, an amplicon comprising a nucleotide sequence that is SEQ ID NO:43, wherein said at least two amplification oligomers specifically hybridize to A. vaginae target nucleic acid in the presence of one or more of G. vaginalis, Prevotella sp, anaerobic gram positive cocci, Mobiluncus sp, Mycoplasma hominis, Eggerthella hongkongensis, Megasphaera sp, and/or Leptotrichia sanguinegens;
c. performing an in vitro nucleic acid amplification reaction wherein any target nucleic acid present in said sample is used as a template for generating an amplification product; and
d. performing a detection reaction to determine the presence or absence of the amplification product.
US Pat. No. 10,138,302

METHODS FOR TREATING RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS BY ADMINISTERING INTERLEUKIN-6 RECEPTOR ANTIBODIES

Ablynx N.V., Ghent-Zwijn...

1. A method for treating rheumatoid arthritis in a human subject comprising administering to the human subject a polypeptide that specifically binds interleukin-6receptor (IL-6R), wherein the amount of the polypeptide administered is effective:to increase total soluble interleukin-6 receptor (sIL-6R) levels in serum to at least 400 ng/ml and to maintain total sIL-6R levels in serum of at least 400 ng/ml;
to increase total IL-6 levels in serum to at least 40 pg/ml and to maintain total IL-6 levels in serum of least 40 pg/ml;
to reduce C-reactive protein (CRP) levels in serum below 10 mg/l and to maintain CRP levels in serum below 10 mg/l;
to reduce CRP levels in serum by 50% or more compared to baseline levels and to maintain CRP levels in serum at 50% or more reduction compared to baseline levels;
to reduce Erythrocytes Sedimentation Rate (ESR) levels in serum by 30% or more compared to baseline levels and to maintain ESR levels in serum at 30% or more reduction compared to baseline levels;
to reduce fibrinogen levels in serum by 30% or more compared to baseline levels and to maintain fibrinogen levels in serum at 30% or more reduction compared to baseline levels; and/or
to reduce serum amyloid A levels by 30% or more compared to baseline levels and to maintain serum amyloid A levels at 30% or more reduction compared to baseline levels; for at least 4 weeks after administration; and
wherein the polypeptide comprises SEQ ID NO: 34;
and wherein the polypeptide is administered in an amount from 3 mg/kg to 6 mg/kg every 4 to 8 weeks.
US Pat. No. 10,138,332

METHODS FOR TREATING LIGNOCELLULOSIC MATERIALS

VIRDIA, INC., Raceland, ...

1. A product comprising or derived from a lignin composition having a degree of condensation of less than 0.9 and characterized by at least two characteristics selected from the group consisting of:(i) lignin aliphatic hydroxyl group in an amount up to 2 mmole/g;
(ii) at least 2.5 mmole/g lignin phenolic hydroxyl group;
(iii) less than 0.40 mmole/g lignin carboxylic hydroxyl group;
(iv) sulfur in an amount up to 1% weight/weight;
(v) nitrogen in an amount up to 0.5% weight/weight;
(vi) 5% degradation temperature higher than 220° C.;
(vii) 10% degradation temperature higher than 260° C.;
(viii) less than 1% ash weight/weight;
(ix) a formula of CaHbOc; wherein a is 9, b is less than 12 and c is less than 3.5;
(x) a methoxyl content of at least 0.8;
(xi) an O/C weight ratio of less than 0.4; and
(xii) a glass transition elevation between a first and a second heat cycle as measured by differential scanning calorimetry according to DIN 53765 in the range of 10 to 30° C.;wherein the product is selected from the group consisting of: carbon fibers, protective coatings, lignosulfonates, dispersants, emulsifiers, complexants, flocculants, agglomerants, pelletizing additives, resins, adhesives, binders, absorbents, toxin binders, films, rubbers, elastomers, sequestrants, solid fuels, paints, dyes, plastics, wet spun fibers, melt spun fibers, flame retardants, a non-woven fabric, a woven fabric, insulation material, sports equipment, automotive parts, airplane or helicopter parts, boat hulls or portions thereof, and loudspeakers.
US Pat. No. 10,137,062

DRY WIPE TO DECREASE FRIZZ, STATIC AND INCREASE SHINE ON HAIR AND AID IN PREVENTION OF REOCCURANCE OF STATIC AND FRIZZ

1. A dry wipe product consisting of:a. a flexible substrate having a first side and a second side; and
b. an anhydrous composition disposed on the first and/or second side(s) of the flexible substrate, the anhydrous composition consisting of:
i. from about 5 wt. % to about 15 wt. % ozokerite;
ii. from greater than 0 wt. % to about 50 wt. % of a fatty ester obtained from a linear or branched chain, saturated, or unsaturated alcohol having from 1 to 24 carbon atoms and a linear or branched chain fatty acid having from 3 to 24 carbon atoms;
iii. from about 15 wt. % to about 35 wt. % of an ester oil selected from the group consisting of a mono-, di- or tri-ester of glycerol;
iv. a second wax;
v. one or more natural oils and/or natural butters;
vi. optionally, one or more polyols;
vii. optionally, one or more solid fatty alcohols;
viii. optionally, one or more amidoamines;
ix. optionally, one or more emulsifiers;
x. optionally, one or more conditioning agents; and
xi. optionally, one or more fragrances.
US Pat. No. 10,138,359

RUBBER COMPOSITION FOR TIRES AND PNEUMATIC TIRE

SUMITOMO RUBBER INDUSTRIE...

1. A rubber composition for tires, comprising a modified natural rubber, the modified natural rubber prepared by treating natural rubber latex with a proteolytic enzyme, and then treating the treated natural rubber latex with at least one of a lipolytic enzyme or a phospholipid degrading enzyme.
US Pat. No. 10,137,079

TRANSDERMAL COMPOSITION FOR TREATING PAIN

CURA HEALTH INC., Missis...

1. A transdermal ethosome composition comprising:an alcohol;
a phospholipid;
a glycol;
water; and
a magnesium salt.
US Pat. No. 10,138,360

RUBBER COMPOSITION FOR VIBRATION DAMPING RUBBERS, AND VIBRATION DAMPING RUBBER

1. A rubber composition for vibration damping rubbers, comprising:a rubber component which comprises at least one selected from the group consisting of natural rubbers and polyisoprene rubbers in an amount of 60 to 95 parts by weight, and which comprises a styrene butadiene rubber in an amount of 5 to 30 parts by weight; and
a complex zinc flower in an amount of 2 to 10 parts by weight for 100 parts by weight of the rubber component;
wherein the complex zinc flower has a nitrogen adsorption specific surface area of 15 to 110 m2/g, a DBP oil absorption amount of 50 to 100 mL/100 g, and a zinc flower concentration of 38 to 64% by weight.
US Pat. No. 10,137,080

METHOD OF STABILIZING ANTIBODY AND STABILIZED SOLUTION-TYPE ANTIBODY PREPARATION

KYOWA HAKKO KIRIN CO., LT...

1. A solution-type antibody preparation comprising an antibody, 10 to 30 mg/mL glycine, and 0.1 to 50 mmol/L citric acid, wherein the formation of soluble associations and chemically degraded products of said antibody are inhibited in said preparation,wherein said preparation has at least one of the following features (a) and (b):
(a) said preparation contains between 0.1 to 1 mg/mL of non-ionic surfactant; and
(b) said preparation does not contain polyethylene glycol.
US Pat. No. 10,138,361

RUBBER COMPOSITION AND PNEUMATIC TIRE

SUMITOMO RUBBER INDUSTRIE...

1. A rubber composition, comprising:5 to 150 parts by mass of carbon black;
10 to 150 parts by mass of silica, wherein the silica comprises silica (1) that has a nitrogen adsorption specific surface area in the range 50 m2/g to less than 120 m2/g and silica (2) that has a nitrogen adsorption specific surface area of 120 m2/g or more;
100 parts by mass of a rubber component comprising styrene butadiene rubber; and
5 to 50 parts by mass of a modified polymer obtained by modifying a styrene-butadiene copolymer, wherein the modified polymer contains a moiety -(A)-C(O)R1 in which R1 is —OR4 or —B—(CO)OR5, A and B being, independently, a divalent saturated or unsaturated hydrocarbon group and R4 and R5 being, independently, hydrogen or a divalent saturated or unsaturated hydrocarbon group, and wherein the modified polymer has a weight average molecular weight of from 1000 to 100,000,
wherein the rubber composition has a tan? peak temperature of ?20° C. or higher, a rubber hardness of from 63 to 75, and a tan? at 70° C. of from 0.15 to 0.45.
US Pat. No. 10,139,385

METHOD OF TRACING CHEMICAL QUANTITIES USING ENCAPSULATED FLUORESCENT DYES

Ecolab USA Inc., Napervi...

1. A method of treating wastewater comprising introducing into wastewater (a) an aluminum salt and (b) an encapsulated tracer comprising a capsule encapsulating a core, the core comprising a xanthene derivative selected from Rhodamine WT and Rhodamine B, and the capsule comprising a polyethhylene oxide-polypropylene oxide-polyethylene oxide (“PEO-PPO-PEO”) tri-block copolymer, the encapsulated tracer introduced into the wastewater in a dosage such that the amount of aluminum salt introduced to the wastewater can be determined from fluorescence of the xanthene derivative present in the encapsulated tracer, wherein the xanthene derivative and the PEO-PPO-PEO tri-block copolymer are present in the encapsulated tracer at a ratio of from 1:20 to 3:10 by weight, and the wastewater has a pH of 6 or less.
US Pat. No. 10,138,362

ETHYLENE-BASED POLYMER COMPOSITION FOR FILMS WITH IMPROVED TOUGHNESS

Dow Global Technologies L...

1. A composition comprising a first composition, comprising at least one ethylene-based polymer, and wherein the first composition comprises a MWCDI value greater than 1.2, and a melt index ratio (I10/I2) that meets the following equation: I10/I2?7.0?1.2×log (I2).
US Pat. No. 10,137,083

OPHTHALMIC PREPARATIONS

SGN Nanopharma Inc, Tamp...

1. An ophthalmic nanoemulsion formulation comprising:(a) a cyclosporine selected from the group consisting of cyclosporines A, B, C, D and G,
(b) ethanol,
(c) at least one oil, wherein the oil comprises medium chain triglycerides,
(d) at least one surfactant, wherein the surfactant is a polysorbate,
(e) at least one cationic preservative, and
(f) water or phosphate buffered saline,
wherein (i) the cyclosporine is in a solid particulate state and in a soluble state, (ii) the cyclosporine in the solid particulate state is present in the water or the phosphate buffered saline, (iii) the formulation is phospholipid-free, and (iv) the formulation comprises globules of oil comprising dissolved cyclosporine, wherein the globules have a mean diameter between 100 and 250 nm,
wherein the at least one cationic preservative is selected from the group consisting of cetyltrimethylammonium bromide, cetylpyridinium chloride, benzethonium chloride, and benzalkonium chloride.
US Pat. No. 10,137,595

WOOD TREATMENT FOR DIMENSIONAL STABILIZATION

Koppers Performance Chemi...

1. A method of treating a wood product comprising the steps of contacting a composition consisting essentially of polypropylene glycol or a polypropylene glycol copolymer with an average molecular weight of between at least 500 and 100,000 with a wood product, wherein the treated wood product has a retention of at least 5 pounds per cubic foot (pcf) of said polypropylene glycol or a polypropylene glycol copolymer, and wherein the treated wood product has improved dimensional stability compared to an untreated wood product.
US Pat. No. 10,138,364

THERMOPLASTIC MOLDING COMPOUNDS WITH OPTIMIZED FLOWABILITY-TOUGHNESS RATIO

INEOS STYROLUTION GROUP G...

1. A thermoplastic composition comprising the components A and B and optionally the further components C and D which altogether sum to 100 wt %, wherein the molding material is composed of:a) 60 to 75 wt % of one or more styrene copolymers A,
b) 25 to 40 wt % of one or more graft copolymers B,
c) 0 to 15 wt % of a rubber C distinct from component B,
d) 0 to 5 wt % of one or more additives D,
wherein the composition comprises 1.1 to 2.8 wt % based on the total weight of the components A to D, of oligomers, wherein the oligomers have a weight average molar mass Mw in the range from 100 to 700 g/mol and are formed substantially from styrene and/or acrylonitrile, and wherein the oligomers are formed from 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6 monomer units,
characterized in that the graft copolymer B is constructed from:
(B1): 40 to 85 wt %, based on the solids content of the graft copolymer B, of a graft substrate B1 obtainable by:
(a) polymerization of:
(B11): 0 to 10 wt %, based on the graft substrate B1, of styrene, and (B12): 90 to 100 wt %, based on the graft substrate B1, of butadiene,
and (b) agglomeration of the obtained graft substrate B1 by addition of:
(E): 0.01 to 5 parts by wt, based on 100 parts by wt of the graft substrate B1, in each case based on the solids content, of an agglomerating copolymer (E) composed of:
(E1): 80 to 99.9 wt % of one or more C1- to C12-alkyl acrylates or C1- to C12-alkyl methacrylates and
(E2): 0.1 to 20 wt % of one or more comonomers selected from the group consisting of acrylamide, methylacrylamide, ethylacrylamide and n-butylacrylamide; and
(B2): 15 to 60 wt %, based on the solids content of the graft copolymer B, of a graft shell (B2), obtainable by reaction of the agglomerated graft substrate B1 with a mixture of:
(B21): 70 to 90 wt %, based on the graft shell B2, of styrene, and
(B22): 10 to 30 wt %, based on the graft shell B2, of acrylonitrile,
wherein
(i) the agglomerating copolymer (E) has a polydispersity U of less than 0.27 and a d50 value of 100 to 150 nm and
(ii) the agglomerated graft substrate B1 has a bimodal particle size distribution of a fraction x) of nonagglomerated particles having a d50 value in the range from 80 to 120 nm and a fraction y) of agglomerated particles having a d50 value in the range from 350 to 550 nm and a polydispersity U of less than 0.27.
US Pat. No. 10,137,084

USE OF BETHANECHOL FOR TREATMENT OF XEROSTOMIA

Acacia Pharma Limited, C...

1. A method of treating xerostomia, comprising buccal administration of bethanechol to a subject in need thereof.
US Pat. No. 10,137,596

FLEXIBLE HIGH-DENSITY FIBERBOARD AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME

1. A flexible high-density fiberboard essentially free of formaldehyde and isocyanates and comprising80 to 90% by weight of straw fibers, and
20 to 10% by weight of a thermoplastic elastomer, wherein the thermoplastic elastomer is a vinyl acetate-ethylene-vinyl ester copolymer, and
one or more optional additive(s).
US Pat. No. 10,140,418

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CLASSIFICATION OF PATIENTS

Quest Diagnostics Investm...

1. A system for classifying a biological test sample, including:a database populated with reference expression data, the reference expression data including expression levels of a plurality of molecules in a plurality of reference samples, the molecules including a set of marker molecules that includes any combination of 100 or more of the polynucleotides listed in Table 4, each reference sample having a pre-assigned value for each of one or more clinically significant variables;
at least one processor; and
at least one storage medium containing program instructions for execution by said processor, said program instructions causing said processor to execute the steps of:
accepting input expression data, the input expression data including a test vector of expression levels of the set of marker molecules in the biological test sample; and
passing the input expression data to one or more analysis programs, the analysis programs including at least one statistical classification program which has been trained to distinguish among said pre-assigned values on the basis of that part of the reference data corresponding to expression levels of the set of marker molecules; and
assigning one of said pre-assigned values to the test sample for at least one of said clinically significant variables using the statistical classification program,
wherein the one or more clinically significant variables is selected from the group including disease state, disease prognosis, and treatment response.
US Pat. No. 10,137,085

NANOEMULSION FOR TRANSDERMAL DELIVERY AND METHOD OF MAKING THE SAME

Nano and Advanced Materia...

1. A chemical formulation for preparing a nanoemulsion, comprising:isopropyl myristate;
polysorbate 80;
ethanol;
water; and
an active ingredient selected from the group consisting of Schisandrin B and epidermal growth factor;
wherein a weight ratio of the water to the ethanol plus isopropyl myristate and polysorbate 80 is in a range of 3:7 to 2:8 and the nanoemulsion is an oil in water nanoemulsion.
US Pat. No. 10,137,597

SPRAYED ARTICLE AND MAKING METHOD

SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., L...

1. A sprayed article consisting of a sprayed body of cylindrical or cup shape comprising a rare earth oxide and/or rare earth fluoride ceramic material and having a wall thickness of 0.5 to 5 mm and an inner diameter at its cylinder portion of 200 to 600 mm and a sprayed coating comprising a rare earth oxide and/or rare earth fluoride ceramic material formed on the inner circumferential surface of the cylinder portion of the sprayed body,wherein the cylinder portion of the sprayed article has an ID roundness of 0.25 mm or less and/or an OD roundness of 0.20 mm or less.
US Pat. No. 10,139,393

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR MONITORING OF BLOOD LACTATE AND TARGETING OF BLOOD LACTATE VIA NUTRITIONAL SUPPORT

RUN THEM SWEET LLC, San ...

1. A method of providing nutritional support to a human patient that is unconscious or comatose, the method comprising:identifying a patient having a blood lactate concentration less than about 2.0 mM, wherein the patient is a human patient that is unconscious or comatose and wherein the identifying comprises:
taking a blood sample from the patient;
analyzing the blood sample with a lactate analyzer and determining that a blood lactate concentration of the patient is less than about 2.0 mM; and
administering a nutritional support to the patient;
wherein the nutritional support comprises a gluconeogenic precursor and/or a monocarboxylate compound and the administration is effective to achieve a blood lactate concentration greater than about 2.0 mM in the patient.
US Pat. No. 10,137,601

EXTRUDED EXPANDED THERMOPLASTIC POLYURETHANE ELASTOMER BEAD AND PREPARATION METHOD THEREFOR

Miracll Chemicals Co., Lt...

1. An extruded expanded thermoplastic polyurethane elastomer bead, consisting essentially of the following components in parts by weight: 100 parts by weight of a thermoplastic polyurethane elastomer, 0.01-0.5 parts by weight of a foaming nucleating agent, and 0.01-0.2 parts by weight of an antioxidant wherein a Shore hardness of the thermoplastic polyurethane elastomer is 55A -95A.
US Pat. No. 10,138,370

POLYCARBONATE COMPOSITIONS HAVING IMPROVED ADHESION TO POLYURETHANE LAYERS

COVESTRO DEUTSCHLAND AG, ...

1. A composition comprising the following components:A) 30 to 45 parts by weight of at least one polymer selected from the group consisting of aromatic polycarbonate and aromatic polyester carbonate,
B) 32 to 54 parts by weight of at least one polyalkylene terephthalate,
C) 16 to 23 parts by weight of at least one mixture comprising at least one polybutadiene-based graft polymer and at least one butadiene-free vinyl (co)polymer,
D) 0.1 to 20.0 parts by weight (based in each case on the sum total of the components A to C) of at least one polymer additive,
where the polybutadiene content based on the sum total of the parts by weight of the components A to C is 8% to 18% by weight,
and where the total content of butadiene-free vinyl (co)polymer from the component C based on the sum total of the parts by weight of the components A to C is 3% to 12% by weight, and where the sum total of the parts by weight of the components A to C in the composition is normalized to 100.
US Pat. No. 10,137,091

IMMEDIATE/DELAYED DRUG DELIVERY

UNIVERSITY OF STRATHCLYDE...

1. A press-coated tablet formulation for an immediate, followed by a delayed release of an active agent, the tablet comprising:(a) a core comprising an active agent together with an excipient(s); and
(b) a delayed release layer surrounding the core and comprising a wax and a low substituted hydroxypropyl cellulose in a ratio of 40:60 to 60:40 w/w; wherein the delayed release layer substantially delays release of the active agent within the core for between 3-8 hours after administration of the tablet to a subject and thereafter a pulsed release of the active agent from the core occurs, such that at least 70% of the active agent in the core is released within 5-45 minutes and wherein the low substituted hydroxypropyl cellulose is micronized with a mean particle diameter of 20 mm and has a molecular weight of 115,000 and a hydroxypropyl cellulose content of 8%; and
(c) a top-coating layer comprising a portion of an active agent together with one or more excipients wherein a substantially immediate pulsed release of the active agent occurs following administration to the subject of the tablet;
wherein the active agent in the core and on the top-coating layer is an NSAID.
US Pat. No. 10,138,374

LOW ENERGY, COLD PROCESS FORMULATION AID

Jeen International Corp.,...

1. An anhydrous cold process formulation aid in the form of a flake, slab, powder, a paste, a semi-solid, or a slurry consisting essentially of(i) a polymer having an aliphatic backbone selected from a polyquaternium polymer and a polymer having a plurality of pendant groups selected from alkali metal carboxylate groups and ammonium carboxylate groups, and
(ii) a wax selected from the group consisting of natural waxes and synthetic waxes, wherein if the wax is not micronized and is not self-emulsifying, the ratio, by weight, of the non-micronized wax to the polymer having an aliphatic backbone is from about 60:40 to 80:20, and if the wax is a micronized wax or a self-emulsifying wax, the ratio, by weight, of wax to polymer backbone is 70:30 to 98:2,
wherein when the anhydrous cold process formulation aid is mixed with an aqueous medium at a temperature not exceeding the melt point of the wax or the melt point of the cold process formulation aid, a hydrogel or an emulsion is formed.
US Pat. No. 10,139,398

METHODS AND COMBINATIONS OF SIGNALING MARKERS FOR ASSESSMENT OF DISEASE STATES

DEEPATH MEDICAL DIAGNOSTI...

4. A method of prognosticating leukemia relapse and guiding leukemia therapy in a leukemia subject having antibody treatment, comprising the steps:a) contacting a sample that contains a population of cells with one or more reagents that fixes and permeabilizes the sample, thereby producing a fixed and permeabilized cell population;
b) contacting the fixed and permeabilized cell population with a combination of antibodies that are directed to cellular biomarkers, wherein the antibodies are directed to at least three biomarkers and selected from anti-CD8a-144Nd, CD4-145Nd, CD20-147Sm, CD16-148Nd, CD45-154Sm, CD11c-159Tb, CD14-160Gd, CD33-166Er, CD24-168Er, CD3-170Er, CD66-171Yb, CD56-175Lu, CD27-152Sm, CD45RA-153Eu, IgD-161Dy, CD38-167Er, HLA-DR-174Yb, CD25-176Yb, IL3R/CD123-151Eu, CD19-156Gd, CD34-173Yb, CD117-169Tm, IL7R/CD127-158Gd, pp38MAPK-157Gd, total IKB -163Dy, pSTAT3-164Dy, pSTAT1-169Tm, pSTAT5-172Yb, and pPLCy2-173Yb, wherein the antibodies comprise anti- pp38 MAPK-157Gd and pSTAT5-172Yb; and
(c) identifying one or more subsets within the cell population having higher activities pSTAT5-172Yb and pp38 MAPK-157Gd, wherein the subset is associated with a cell type and is indicative of leukemia relapse or therapy responsiveness.
US Pat. No. 10,140,427

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR ANALYSIS OF COMPOUNDS

Midas Mediscience Limited...

1. A compound analysis system, the system comprising:a micro-electrode array comprising a bio-compatible substrate, an isolated, living biological sample comprising an electrically active cellular network, and a plurality of electrodes, the array additionally comprising a plurality of electrically active channels as determined by said electrodes being in contact with cells of the electrically active cellular network;
a multi-channel amplifier coupled to said electrodes;
a processor and a memory operatively connected to said amplifier and operable to record changes in a plurality of features of the living biological sample in response to exposure to a compound, the plurality of features comprise spike speed and one or more other features comprising changes to the temporal and spatial pattern of recorded spikes, the processor and memory further operable to determine a multi-dimensional vector comprising one dimension for each of the plurality of features,
wherein said memory contains a library of vectors indicative of responses to known compounds and the processor and memory is further operable to compare the derived multi-dimensional vector to the library of vectors to identify the compound.
US Pat. No. 10,138,375

METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING ASPHALTIC SHEET MATERIALS INCLUDING EXPANDABLE GRAPHITE

Firestone Building Produc...

1. A method for producing an asphaltic sheet, the method comprising:(i) preparing an asphaltic masterbatch including an asphalt binder at a first temperature;
(ii) cooling the asphaltic masterbatch to a second temperature, where the second temperature is lower than the first temperature;
(iii) adding, after said step of cooling, a concentrate including expandable graphite to form an asphaltic composition including an expandable graphite concentrate; and
(iv) fabricating an asphaltic sheet from the asphaltic composition including an expandable graphite concentrate by submerging a reinforcing textile into the asphaltic composition including an expandable graphite concentrate.
US Pat. No. 10,139,399

METHODS AND KITS FOR PREDICTING INFUSION REACTION RISK AND ANTIBODY-MEDIATED LOSS OF RESPONSE BY MONITORING SERUM URIC ACID DURING PEGYLATED URICASE THERAPY

Horizon Pharma Rheumatolo...

1. A method of treating a patient suffering from gout having a serum uric acid (SUA) level of 6 mg/dl or less, and reducing the incidence of infusion reaction in said patient, the method comprising:administering to said patient, a therapeutically effective amount of a PEGylated uricase every two weeks;
after a first period of time, determining the SUA level of said patient, and
if said SUA level of the patient is maintained below 6 mg/dl, continuing said administration of PEGylated uricase every two weeks, whereas if said SUA level of the patient is above 6 mg/dl, discontinuing said administration thereby reducing the incidence of infusion reaction in said patient, wherein said patient previously received ineffective allopurinol therapy or has a medical history in which allopurinol therapy is contraindicated.
US Pat. No. 10,137,095

USE OF CANNABINOIDS IN THE TREATMENT OF EPILEPSY

GW Pharma Limited, Visio...

1. A method of reducing drop seizure frequency in a patient with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, comprising administering to the patient in need thereof cannabidiol (CBD), wherein the CBD has a purity of at least 98% (w/w) CBD and comprises not more than 0.15% (w/w) ?9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC); and wherein the dose of the CBD is about 20 mg/kg/day.
US Pat. No. 10,137,096

BINGE BEHAVIOR REGULATORS

1. A method of regulating consumption of an alcoholic beverage, the method comprising administering to a subject in need thereof the compound 5-methoxy-2-aminoindan,thereby regulating the consumption of an alcoholic beverage.
US Pat. No. 10,138,377

LIGNIN DERIVATIVE, LIGNIN RESIN COMPOSITION, RUBBER COMPOSITION, AND MOLDING MATERIAL

SUMITOMO BAKELITE CO., LT...

1. A lignin derivative extracted from biomass and used for rubber reinforcement or for use in a molding material, the lignin derivative containing a soluble component in a polar organic solvent in an amount of 95% by mass or more and an insoluble component in a polar organic solvent in an amount of 1 to 5% by mass, and the soluble component having a number average molecular weight of 300 to 2,000.
US Pat. No. 10,139,401

METHOD FOR CAPTURING TARGET SUBSTANCE, SOLID-PHASE CARRIER FOR CAPTURING TARGET SUBSTANCE, AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING SOLID-PHASE CARRIER

JSR CORPORATION, Minato-...

1. A method for capturing a target substance, comprising:preparing a solid-phase carrier for capturing a target substance, the carrier having a base material which is a particle having a particle diameter of from 0.5 to 10 ?m, at least a portion of the surface thereof being formed of or coated with a saccharide, and having a linker comprising a polyalkylene glycol chain in a structure thereof and having a reactive functional group for binding a lipophilic ligand that specifically binds to the target substance and that has a Log P value of 0 or more, the Log P value being a log value of an octanol/water partition coefficient, wherein the number of atoms of the linker is 20-100, provided that the number of atoms of the linker is the number of atoms when the lipophilic ligand is bound to the linker and is the number of atoms counted from a starting point at the atom adjacent to the saccharide ring structure to an end point at the reactive functional group to be used for the binding of the lipophilic ligand, and that when the linker has a ring structure or the linker has a branched chain structure and has plural starting points and/or end points, the number of atoms of the linker is the minimum number of atoms from the starting point to the end point, and the saccharide is chemically bound to the linker;
binding the lipophilic ligand to the solid-phase carrier to obtain a solid-phase carrier having a ligand bound thereto; and
bringing the solid-phase carrier having the ligand bound thereto into contact with a sample possibly containing the target substance that specifically binds to the lipophilic ligand.
US Pat. No. 10,137,609

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR THE THERMAL TREATMENT OF FRICTION LININGS

TMD Friction Services Gmb...

1. A method for thermally treating friction linings, comprising:emitting IR radiation with wavelength(s) in the range of 2260 nm to 3000 nm from one or more IR radiation sources comprising one or more ceramic IR radiators or ceramic IR heating fields that generate IR radiation with a maximum radiation power in the wavelength range from 2260 nm to 3000 nm;
directing the IR radiation onto a friction lining body for a duration of 300 seconds to 2400 seconds to heat the friction lining body, wherein the friction lining body has a top surface and a surface opposite the top surface and defines a thickness between the top surface and the opposite surface, and wherein the heating directs IR radiation from the one or more IR radiation sources onto the top surface of the friction lining body; and
detecting a surface temperature of the friction lining body for controlling the one or more IR radiation sources to maintain a desired temperature of the friction lining body top surface and opposite surface, wherein following the heating for the duration of 300 to 2400 seconds the desired temperature of the top surface of the friction lining body is in the range from 300° C. to 500° C. (572° F. to 932° F.), and the desired temperature of the opposite surface of the friction lining body is at least 300° C. (572° F.).
US Pat. No. 10,138,121

HYDROGEN DOSAGE IN LED LIGHTING BULBS

SAES GETTERS, S.p.A., La...

1. A method for irreversible generation and dosage of hydrogen in a LED light bulb, the method comprising:heating an irreversible hydrogen dispenser comprising an active material for hydrogen release, wherein said active material for hydrogen release is:
at least one material A selected from the group consisting of LiH, NaH, MgH2, CaH2, LiAlH4, LiBH4, NaAlH4, their sub-stoichiometric compounds comprising at least one third of the hydrogen amount comprised in the corresponding stoichiometric compounds, and mixtures thereof; or
a mixture between:
at least one material B selected from the group consisting of TiH2, ZrH4, YH2, ZrCr(2?x)Mn(x)H2, LaNi(5?y)AlyH(6+z), LaNi(5?y)SnyH(6+z), and their sub-stoichiometric compounds comprising at least one third of the hydrogen amount comprised in the corresponding stoichiometric compounds, wherein x is comprised between 0 and 2, y is comprised between 0 and 0.25, and z is comprised between 0 and 0.5; and
at least one material selected from the group consisting of material A and material C, wherein material C is at least one selected from the group consisting of Al, Sn, AlNi, AlSi, CuAl, and CuSn,
wherein a sum of WA+WB is at least 5 mg/dm3 of the LED light bulb volume and a ratio WB/(WA+9*WC) is comprised between 0 and 0.8, where WA is a weight of materials A in mg/dm3 of the LED light bulb volume, WB is a weight of materials B in mg/dm3 of the LED light bulb volume, and WC is a weight of materials C in mg/dm3 of the LED light bulb volume.
US Pat. No. 10,138,378

PLASMA GAS THROAT ASSEMBLY AND METHOD

MONOLITH MATERIALS, INC.,...

1. A method of making carbon black comprising:flowing a plasma gas into a plasma forming region and forming a plasma;
flowing the plasma gas through a throat which is connected to the plasma forming region and a carbon black forming region, wherein the throat is narrower than the plasma forming region, causing the plasma gas to accelerate and create, maintain or increase turbulence within the throat; and
injecting carbon black forming feedstock comprising methane upstream of or into the throat, resulting in carbon black with increased surface area as compared to carbon black formed without the feedstock injection upstream of or into the throat.
US Pat. No. 10,139,402

SEPARATION METHOD, DETECTION METHOD, SIGNAL MEASUREMENT METHOD, METHOD FOR DETERMINING DISEASE, METHOD FOR EVALUATING DRUG EFFICACY OF DISEASE TREATMENT DRUG, KIT, AND LIQUID COMPOSITION

JSR CORPORATION, Minato-...

1. A method for separating a vesicle having a lipid bilayer membrane from a biological sample, the method comprising:forming a complex of a vesicle and a solid phase carrier by bringing the biological sample comprising the vesicle having the lipid bilayer membrane into contact with the solid phase carrier to which a ligand for recognizing a surface antigen present on a surface of the vesicle and is bound, and
washing the complex,
wherein the forming and the washing is performed in the presence of a nonionic surfactant to reduce an aggregation of the complex,
wherein the nonionic surfactant is one or more selected from the group consisting of a polyalkylene glycol ethylene oxide adduct, a fatty acid ester of sorbitan, a fatty acid ester of sorbitol, an ethylene oxide adduct of sorbitan fatty acid ester, and an ethylene oxide adduct of sorbitol fatty acid ester.
US Pat. No. 10,138,379

N-HALAMINES COMPOUNDS AS MULTIFUNCTIONAL ADDITIVES

Board of Regents, The Uni...

1. A method of making a rechargeable antimicrobial anti-biofilm article comprising the steps of:adding one or more substituted hydantoins to a target material, wherein the one or more substituted hydantoins are selected from the group consisting of 1-chloro-3-ethyl-5,5-dimethylhydantoins, 1-chloro-3-dodecyl-5,5-dimethylhydantoin, 1-chloro-3-octadecyl-5,5-dimethylhydantoin, 1-chloro-3-docosyl-5,5-dimethylhydantoin, and mixtures thereof; and
forming a rechargeable antimicrobial anti-biofilm article from the target.
US Pat. No. 10,137,099

ACTIVATION OF AMP-PROTEIN ACTIVATED KINASE BY OXALOACETATE COMPOUNDS

8. An exercise-substitutive method comprising a step of administering to a subject in need thereof an effective amount of oxaloacetate, oxaloacetic acid, an oxaloacetate salt, alpha-ketoglutarate or aspartate.
US Pat. No. 10,138,123

METHOD FOR REGENERATING WORKING SOLUTION USED FOR PRODUCTION OF HYDROGEN PEROXIDE AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING HYDROGEN PEROXIDE USING REGENERATED WORKING SOLUTION

MITSUBISHI GAS CHEMICAL C...

1. A process for regeneration of a working solution provided for continuous use in the production of hydrogen peroxide via an anthraquinone process, the process comprising:distilling the working solution to separate organic solvent components containing an alcohol and the ketone form of the alcohol; and
subjecting resulting organic solvent components to hydrogenation treatment in the presence of a metal catalyst to regenerate the ketone form back into the original alcohol.
US Pat. No. 10,138,380

WATER/OIL REPELLANT COATING FILM AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF

National Institute of Adv...

1. A water/oil repellant coating film formed on a surface of a solid object water/oil repellant coating film comprising:a three-dimensional crosslinking structure formed only by siloxane bonds, wherein the three-dimensional crosslinking structure of the water/oil repellant coating film is terminated with functional groups selected from a group consisting of a methyl group, an alkoxy group and a hydroxyl group in combination thereof, and
a mole ratio of alkoxy groups and hydroxyl groups with respect to the methyl groups existing on the surface of the water/oil repellant coating film is equal to or less than 0.1, wherein
a root mean square surface roughness Rq of the water/oil repellant coating film is equal to or less than 50 nm.
US Pat. No. 10,137,100

ADMINISTRATION OF SERINE PROTEASE INHIBITORS TO THE STOMACH

The Regents of the Univer...

1. A method of treating shock in a mammal in need thereof comprising orally administering to the mammal a therapeutically effective amount of an aqueous pharmaceutical composition comprising: (i) tranexamic acid, (ii) polyethylene glycol-3350, and (iii) electrolytes.
US Pat. No. 10,138,124

TREATING SULFURIC ACID

ROHM AND HAAS COMPANY, C...

1. A method for treating sulfuric acid comprising the step (I) of bringing said sulfuric acid into contact with a collection of solid particles (B) having BET surface area of 50 m2/g to 5,000 m2/g and having volume-average particle diameter of 200 ?m or less.
US Pat. No. 10,138,382

FORMULATIONS COMPRISING METAL NANOWIRES AND PEDOT

1. A composition comprisingi) particles comprising a conductive polymer, wherein the particles comprising the conductive polymer comprise a complex of poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) and polystyrene sulfonic acid (PEDOT:PSS),
ii) metal nanowires, and
iii) at least one solvent,
wherein each of the following conditions are satisfied:
?1) the particles comprising the conductive polymer are characterized by a weight average particle diameter of less than 60 nm;
?2) the content of cations of the metal on which the metal nanowires ii) are based is below 500 ppm, based on the total weight of the composition; and
?3) the composition comprises, in addition to component iii), at least one high-boiling solvent that is miscible with the at least one solvent iii) and that has a boiling point (determined at 1013 mbar) of more than 100° C.
US Pat. No. 10,139,406

ALKYL QUINOLONES AS BIOMARKERS OF PSEUDOMONAS AERUGINOSA INFECTION AND USES THEREOF

The University of Notting...

1. A method of diagnosing and treating a P. aeruginosa or related species infection in a subject suspected of having a P. aeruginosa or related species infection comprising:(a) providing a sample of blood obtained from the subject;
(b) determining the level of one or more alkyl quinolones produced by P. aeruginosa or a related species in the sample;
(c) comparing the level of the one or more alkyl quinolones in the blood sample with the level of the one or more alkyl quinolones in a reference sample from a subject without the P. aeruginosa or related species infection;
(d) diagnosing the subject with P. aeruginosa or related species infection when an increased level of the one or more alkyl quinolones is detected in the blood sample as compared to the reference sample; and
(e) administering a suitable antibiotic treatment to the diagnosed subject, thereby diagnosing and treating a P. aeruginosa or related species infection in the subject,
wherein the one or more alkyl quinolones is selected from the group consisting of 2-nonyl-4-hydroxyquinoline (HHQ), 2-heptyl-3-hydroxy-4(1H)-quinolone (C7-PQS), 2-nonyl-3-hydroxy-4(1H)-quinolone (C9-PQS), 2-nonyl-4-hydroxyquinoline (NHQ), 2-heptyl-4-hydroxyquinoline-N-oxide (HQNO), and 2-nonyl-4-hydroxyquinoline N-oxide (NQNO).
US Pat. No. 10,138,126

SIMPLE PRODUCTION METHOD FOR GRAPHENE BY MICROORGANISMS

1. A method of aerobically producing graphene from graphene oxide with a microorganism comprising:a) growing one or more microorganism cultures in suitable media under aerobic conditions;
b) reducing concentration of the one or more cultures between approximately 102 CFU/mL to approximately 1010 CFU/mL, wherein said reduced concentration comprises transferring a portion of the culture to a vessel;
c) adding graphene oxide to the vessel under atmospheric conditions;
d) removing the added graphene oxide from the vessel after a predetermined time, wherein said removed graphene oxide contains graphene; and
e) washing the removed graphene oxide with a solution and recovering the graphene, wherein the yield of recovered graphene is greater than 50% of the added graphene oxide;
wherein the one or more microorganism cultures is selected from the group consisting of: Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Candida albicans, Streptococcus faecalis, Staphylococcus aureus, algae, cyanobacteria, and combinations thereof,
wherein the microorganism reduces graphene oxide to graphene.
US Pat. No. 10,138,383

ANTI-FOGGING COATING COMPOSITION, AND ANTI-FOGGING FILM AND TRANSPARENT ARTICLE USING THE SAME

1. An anti-fogging coating composition comprising:a dopamine;
a hydrophilic polymer;
a plurality of inorganic oxide particles; and
a solvent.
US Pat. No. 10,139,407

METHODS FOR DETECTING BACTERIA USING POLYMER MATERIALS

Universiteit Maastricht, ...

1. A method for characterizing bacteria, the method comprising:passing a buffer over and in contact with an imprinted polymer on a substrate;
detecting a first temperature of the substrate;
passing a liquid containing an analyte comprising a first bacteria and a second bacteria over and in contact with the imprinted polymer on the substrate, the imprinted polymer formulated to bind to the first bacteria, wherein a heat transfer property of the imprinted polymer varies based on an amount of the analyte bound thereto, and wherein the first bacteria binds to the imprinted polymer with a higher affinity than the second bacteria;
binding a portion of the first bacteria and the second bacteria of the analyte to the imprinted polymer;
removing at least a portion of the second bacteria from the imprinted polymer;
detecting a second temperature of the substrate; and
calculating a concentration of the first bacteria in the liquid based on the first temperature and the second temperature of the substrate.
US Pat. No. 10,138,384

OPHTHALMIC AND CONTACT LENS SOLUTIONS USING BICINE

FXS Ventures, LLC, Salem...

1. An ophthalmic product comprising:at least one contact lens;
a contact lens container; and
a sufficient volume of a contact lens solution to wet the contact lens where the contact lens solution comprises 0.001 to about 5 weight percent of bicine; an effective amount of biologically compatible buffer to maintain the pH of the solution between 5.5 and 8.5 pH; and the balance water.
US Pat. No. 10,139,408

METHOD FOR DIAGNOSTICS, TREATMENT AND PREVENTION OF PARKINSON'S DISEASE

NeuroInnovation Oy, (FI)...

1. A method for measuring the probability of a subject developing or having Parkinson's disease (PD) characterized by a prodromal and premotor period in which the subject has no motor symptoms, the method comprisinga) obtaining a fecal sample from the subject;
b) measuring the abundances of at least Prevotellaceae bacteria in the sample; and
c) determining the probability of the subject developing or having PD based on the abundances measured in step b),
wherein a high abundance of said Prevotellaceae in relation to other bacteria in the sample indicates a low probability of the subject developing or having PD.
US Pat. No. 10,138,386

METHOD OF INKJET PRINTING A COLORLESS INK

EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY, R...

1. A method of inkjet printing, comprising:providing a substrate having a predetermined area for imaging,
providing a colored image on the substrate, the colored image comprising colored areas and non-colored areas on the substrate, and
ink jetting an aqueous colorless inkjet ink composition as printing colorless drops to provide a colorless image over at least 50% of the colored areas of the colored image and over a predetermined areal percentage of the non-colored areas of the colored image,
wherein the aqueous colorless inkjet ink composition is visible colorant-free and non-UV curable, has a viscosity of less than 5 centipoises (0.005 N-sec) at 25° C., and comprises an anionic polyether polyurethane having an acid number of at least 50 and an anionic acrylic polymer or anionic styrene-acrylic polymer having an acid number of at least 50; the weight ratio of the anionic polyether polyurethane to the anionic acrylic polymer or anionic styrene-acrylic polymer is from 1:9 to and including 9:1; and the total amount of the anionic polyether polyurethane and the anionic acrylic polymer or anionic styrene-acrylic polymer is less than or equal to 20 weight % based on the total aqueous colorless inkjet ink composition weight,
wherein:
either the aqueous colorless inkjet ink composition is ink jetted as printing colorless drops to increase glossiness of the colored areas of the colored image by at least 3 gloss units compared to the glossiness of the colored areas of the colored image without the aqueous colorless inkjet ink composition, as measured by a 75° glossmeter, or
the aqueous colorless inkjet ink composition is ink jetted as printing colorless drops to increase glossiness of the non-colored areas of the colored image by at least 3 gloss units compared to the glossiness of the non-colored areas of the colored image without the aqueous colorless inkjet ink composition, as measured by a 75° glossmeter, and
the aqueous colorless inkjet ink composition comprises a mixture of at least one anionic acrylic polymer or anionic styrene-acrylic polymer having a molecular weight of at least 2,000 Daltons and up to and including 10,000 Daltons, and at least one other anionic acrylic polymer or anionic styrene-acrylic polymer having a molecular weight greater than 10,000 Daltons.
US Pat. No. 10,139,410

PROTEIN-PROTEIN INTERACTION AS BIOMARKERS

H. LEE MOFFITT CANCER CEN...

1. A method for treating a malignancy in a subject, comprising administering a protein-protein interaction (PPI) inhibitor or inducer to the subject, wherein the subject is predetermined to have two or more target binding partners of a cancer cell signaling network that are detected by proximity ligation assay (PLA), wherein the target binding partners are selected from among the following pairs of binding pairs tyrosine-protein kinase Met (MET) and growth factor receptor-bound protein 2 (Grb2); epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) and GRB2 associated binding protein 2 (GAB2); and tyrosine-protein kinase Met (MET) and another binding partner of MET; and wherein the PPI inhibitor or inducer inhibits or induces protein-protein interaction between the two or more target binding partners.
US Pat. No. 10,137,106

COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS TO TREAT NIEMANN-PICK DISEASE

Cognitive Research Enterp...

1. A method for treating Niemann-Pick Type C (NPC) in a subject in need of treatment, comprising administering to the subject a composition comprising bryostatin-1 in an effective amount to treat NPC, wherein the effective amount results in a blood plasma concentration of bryostatin-1 of about 0.5 nM to about 7.5 nM.
US Pat. No. 10,138,131

STRUCTURE DIRECTING AGENT FOR IMPROVED SYNTHESIS OF ZEOLITES

SACHEM, INC., Austin, TX...

1. A method of preparing a SSZ-39 AEI zeolite, comprising:providing a precursor for 3,5-dimethyl-N,N-dimethylpiperidinium hydroxide;
treating the precursor to provide an intermediate 3,5-dimethyl-N,N-dimethylpiperidinium salt that, when subsequently treated to form the 3,5-dimethyl-N,N-dimethylpiperidinium hydroxide, has a content of trans isomer of the 3,5-dimethyl-N,N-dimethylpiperidinium hydroxide in a range from greater than 25% up to 80% and a content of the cis isomer from less than 75% to 20%;
contacting under crystallization conditions a mixture of sources of an oxide of silicon and faujasite, one or more alkali metal hydroxide or alkaline earth metal hydroxide, water, and a structure-directing agent comprising the 3,5-dimethyl-N,N -dimethylpiperidinium hydroxide having the content of the trans isomer of the 3,5-dimethyl-N,N-dimethylpiperidinium hydroxide in the range from greater than 25% up to 80% and a content of the cis isomer from less than 75% down to 20%; and
calcining the mixture to form a SSZ-39 AEI zeolite,
wherein the precursor is 3,5-dimethyl pyridine, or N-methyl-3,5-dimethylpiperidine, or 3,5-dimethylpiperidine.
US Pat. No. 10,139,412

SEMAPHORIN 3A AS A DIAGNOSTIC MARKER FOR UROTHELIAL CANCER

Technion Research and Dev...

1. A method for determining efficacy of a treatment for a urothelial cancer in a subject in need thereof, said method comprising:a) determining the levels of Semaphorin 3A in a first urine cytology sample of said subject;
b) treating said subject with an anticancer treatment;
c) determining the levels of Semaphorin 3A in a second urine cytology sample of said subject; and
d) comparing the levels of Semaphorin 3A in said first and second urine cytology samples,
wherein a decrease in Semaphorin 3A levels from the first to the second urine cytology sample is indicative of said treatment being efficacious.
US Pat. No. 10,136,596

INBRED CORN LINE KW6D1334

KWS SAAT SE, Einbeck (DE...

1. A seed of inbred corn line designated KW6D1334, wherein a representative sample of seed of said line was deposited under ATCC Accession No. PTA-124036.
US Pat. No. 10,137,108

NUTRITIONAL COMPOSITION USEFUL IN THE TREATMENT OF IBD PATIENTS

Nestec S.A., Vevey (CH)

1. A method for achieving a result selected from the group consisting of treatment of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), prolonging remission of IBD, and maintaining or improving the mucosa health status of a patient having IBD or in remission from IBD, the method comprising:administering a composition comprising (a) free form amino acids comprising 9.0-11.0 g threonine in free form/100 g of the composition, 7.0-10.0 g serine in free form/100 g of the composition, and 7.0-9.0 g proline in free form/100 g of the composition; (b) carbohydrates and proteins comprising whey TGF-Beta; and (c) at least one essential fatty acid to the patient,
the carbohydrates are 10-50 energy percent of the composition, total proteins comprising the free form amino acids and the proteins comprising the whey TGF-Beta are 30-60 energy percent of the composition, and fats comprising the at least one essential fatty acid are 10-40 energy percent of the composition,
the patient has initiated therapy comprising at least one of infliximab or adalimumab at least 12 weeks prior to initiating the administering of the composition to the patient.
US Pat. No. 10,139,413

MEANS AND METHODS FOR DIAGNOSING PANCREATIC CANCER IN A SUBJECT BASED ON A METABOLITE PANEL

METANOMICS HEALTH GMBH, ...

1. A method for treating a subject in need of a pancreas cancer therapy, comprising:(a) obtaining a sample of a subject suspected to suffer from pancreas cancer, wherein said sample is a blood, plasma, or serum sample, and then subjecting the sample to total lipids extraction;
(b) determining, using mass spectrometry, from the sample of step (a) the amounts of a group of biomarkers said group comprising (i) at least the biomarkers of one of the combinations shown in Table 1a, wherein the sphingomyelin(s), ceramide(s), and/or phosphorylated sphingobase(s) of Table 1a is/are selected from Table 1b or comprising (ii) at least the biomarkers shown in any one of Tables 17 to 26;
(c) comparing the said amounts of the biomarkers with references, whereby pancreas cancer is diagnosed;
(d) identifying a subject in need of a pancreas cancer therapy if said subject is diagnosed to suffer from pancreas cancer; and
(e) treating the subject with a cancer therapy selected from the group consisting of surgery, radiotherapy, or drug treatment.
US Pat. No. 10,138,390

MODIFIED NANO-SILICA AND METHOD FOR PREPARING THE SAME, PIGMENT DISPERSION AND PHOTOSENSITIVE RESIN COMPOSITION

BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO.,...

1. A pigment dispersion, characterized in that the pigment dispersion is prepared by dispersing a solute in a solvent and inducing a crosslinking reaction therein, and the average particle size of the solid particles in the pigment dispersion ranges from 40 nm to 100 nm; andthe solute comprises: based on 100% by mass of the pigment dispersion, 1% to 5% of modified nano-silica particles which have unsaturated double bonds grafted on the surface thereof and have an average particle size in the range of 5 nm to 50 nm, 3% to 6% of a dispersant, 2% to 6% of a binder resin, 10% to 20% of pigment, and 0.1% to 0.5% of a photoinitiator.
US Pat. No. 10,139,415

METHOD FOR PREDICTING RESPONSIVENESS TO COMPOUND INHIBITING MAPK SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION PATHWAY

DAIICHI SANKYO COMPANY, L...

1. A method of treating a cancer disease, comprising:using a biological sample derived from a cancer patient,
measuring whether ?-catenin contained in the biological sample has at least one kind of a mutation selected from the group consisting of (i) an active mutation and (ii) a substitution mutation of an asparagine residue to a serine residue at position 287;
selecting a patient who is detected to have the mutation in ?-catenin as a patient to be subjected to cancer disease treatment with a means for inhibiting MEK1/2, wherein the patient has a cancer disease selected from colorectal cancer, skin cancer, lung cancer, or adrenal cortex cancer; and
administering a therapeutically effective amount of the means for inhibiting MEK1/2 to the selected patient.
US Pat. No. 10,137,111

DRUG COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING AN ANTI-PARASITIC AND PROTON PUMP INHIBITOR

Adamis Pharmaceuticals Co...

1. A composition including:a paste including about 22% w/v omeprazole, about 30% w/v fenbendazole, and a wetting agent formulated in a melted polyethylene glycol base agent for oral administration to a mammal.
US Pat. No. 10,138,393

RESIN COMPOSITION, PREPREG, LAMINATE, METAL FOIL-CLAD LAMINATE, AND PRINTED-WIRING BOARD

MITSUBISHI GAS CHEMICAL C...

1. A resin composition comprising: nanoparticles (A) of alumina and/or boehmite having an average particle size from 1.0 nm or more to 100 nm or less; particles (B) having an average particle size from 0.20 ?m or more to 100 ?m or less; and a thermosetting resin (C), wherein the nanoparticles (A) have their surfaces treated with a polysiloxane-based modifier, wherein the resin composition comprises more than 200 parts by mass of the particles (B) based on 100 parts by mass of the thermosetting resin (C).
US Pat. No. 10,137,625

BIAXIALLY ORIENTED BIO-BASED POLYESTER FILMS AND LAMINATES

TORAY PLASTICS (AMERICA),...

1. A laminate film comprising:a biaxially oriented bio-based polyester resin-containing layer comprising crystalline polymer and having a radiocarbon content of at least 21.5 pMC,
wherein both surfaces of the bio-based polyester resin-containing layer comprise particulate antiblock or slip additives, and
a metal layer on a discharge-treated surface of the laminate bio-based polyester film,
wherein the film has an oxygen transmission rate of 5-50 cc/m2/day at 23 degrees Celsius and 0% RH, and a water vapor transmission rate of 0.03-0.70 g/m2/day at 38 degrees Celsius and 90% RH.
US Pat. No. 10,139,419

METHODS FOR DETECTING A? OLIGOMERS

SYSTEM OF SYSTEMS ANALYTI...

1. A method of determining the amyloid beta (A?) oligomer load of a subject by detecting A? oligomer associated with cells present in a biological sample obtained from the subject, comprising:preparing a first test sample comprising a biological sample from the subject that comprises cells and a peptide probe,
wherein the peptide probe consists of from 10 to 34 amino acid residues comprising an amino acid sequence that is at least 70% identical to any one of SEQ ID NOs:1-56 and 62-65, wherein the peptide probe preferentially binds to A? oligomers and is labeled with a detectable fluorescent label, wherein the peptide probe forms a first labeled complex with the A? oligomers on A? oligomer-associated cells in the biological sample;
detecting a generated signal of the first labeled complex in the first test sample using flow cytometry;
preparing a second test sample comprising a biological sample from the subject that comprises cells, synthetic A? oligomer, and the peptide probe, wherein the peptide probe forms second labeled complexes with A? oligomers on A? oligomer-associated cells in the biological sample and with synthetic A? oligomer;
detecting a generated signal of the second labeled complexes in the second test sample using flow cytometry;
wherein a difference between the signal of the first labeled complex in the first test sample and the signal of the second labeled complexes in the second test sample is inversely correlated with the A? oligomer load of the subject.
US Pat. No. 10,141,216

ROOM TEMPERATURE DEBONDABLE AND THERMALLY CURABLE COMPOSITIONS

PROMERUS, LLC, Brecksvil...

1. A method of fabricating a semiconductor device comprising:forming a first polymer layer over a surface of a first substrate having structures thereon where said polymer layer comprises a thermally stable and crosslinkable polymer and a surface energy modifier featuring both hydrophilic and hydrophobic properties;
forming a second polymer layer over a surface of a second substrate where second polymer comprises said thermally stable and cross-linkable polymer and a crosslinking agent;
wherein said thermally stable and crosslinkable polymer is selected from the group consisting of:
styrene-diene copolymers; and
ethylene, propylene, diene monomer (EPDM) polymers;
bonding thermally said surface of first substrate with said surface of second substrate at a first temperature, said first temperature being lower than a crosslinking temperature of said crosslinking agent;
subjecting said bonded substrates to a second temperature so as to allow crosslinking and direct bonding of said first polymer layer on first substrate with said second polymer layer on said second substrate, said second temperature being higher than said first temperature; and
wherein said first polymer layer is a release layer of thickness larger than the height of said structures on first substrate and is about 15 to 20 microns thick and said second polymer layer is an adhesive layer, wherein combined thickness of said release layer and said adhesive layer is about 50 microns; and
debonding said first substrate from said second substrate at room temperature by applying a mechanical force.
US Pat. No. 10,137,115

THERAPEUTIC INHIBITOR FOR EBV-ASSOCIATED TUMOR WITH TAILOR RESPONSIVE OPTICAL IMAGING

Hong Kong Baptist Univers...

1. A nucleus-permeable small-molecule inhibitor comprising 4-(4-(Diethylamino)styryl)-N-carboxymethylpyridinium chloride coupled to an amino acid sequence comprising CAhxYFMVFGGRrRK (SEQ ID NO. 3) through an amide bond Ahx is 6-aminohexanoic acid.
US Pat. No. 10,138,396

POLISHING COMPOSITION

FUJIMI INCORPORATED, (JP...

1. A polishing composition used for polishing an object to be polished containing oxygen atoms and silicon atoms,the polishing composition comprising: abrasive grains A having an average primary particle size of 3 nm or more and 8 nm or less; abrasive grains B having an average primary particle size of more than 8 nm; and a dispersing medium, wherein
a content of the abrasive grains B in the polishing composition is larger than a content of the abrasive grains A in the polishing composition,
average silanol group density of the abrasive grains A and the abrasive grains B is 2.0 nm-2 or less, and
an aspect ratio of the abrasive grains B is more than 1.3 and 2.0 or less.
US Pat. No. 10,136,606

MAIZE INBRED PH471G

PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATI...

1. A seed, plant, plant part, or plant cell of inbred maize variety PH471G, representative seed of the variety having been deposited under ATCC accession number PTA-124817.
US Pat. No. 10,136,608

TOBACCO HAVING REDUCED AMOUNTS OF AMINO ACIDS AND METHODS FOR PRODUCING SUCH LINES

Reynolds Technologies, In...

1. A method for producing a modified tobacco plant comprising generating a tobacco plant comprising a reduced level of asparagine, such that the tobacco plant or a portion thereof generates a reduced level of acrylonitrile upon heating or burning as compared to an unmodified parent tobacco plant or a portion thereof, wherein the producing comprises the steps of exposing a tobacco seed from the unmodified tobacco plant to a mutagen and then growing a seedling generated from the seed in the presence of leucine as a selection agent.
US Pat. No. 10,136,609

BRASSICA RAPA VAR NIPPOSINICA NAMED ORIGAMI

SHAMROCK SEED COMPANY, IN...

1. A seed of Brassica rapa var. nipposinica designated ORIGAMI, wherein a representative sample of seed of said Brassica rapa var. nipposinica has been deposited under NCIMB No. 43075.
US Pat. No. 10,138,402

ANTISTATIC AGENT, ANTISTATIC AGENT COMPOSITION, ANTISTATIC RESIN COMPOSITION, AND MOLDED BODY

ADEKA CORPORATION, Tokyo...

1. An antistatic agent comprising a polymer compound (E) having a structure in which a diol, an aliphatic dicarboxylic acid, an aromatic dicarboxylic acid, a compound (B) which comprises at least one group represented by the following Formula (1) and has hydroxyl groups at both ends, and an epoxy compound (D) having two or more epoxy groups are bound via ester bonds:—CH2—CH2—O—  (1).
US Pat. No. 10,137,128

METHODS OF IMPROVING MYOCARDIAL PERFORMANCE IN FONTAN PATIENTS USING UDENAFIL COMPOSITIONS

Mezzion Pharma Co., Ltd.,...

1. A method of treating an adolescent with single ventricle heart disease for improving the adolescent's exercise capacity or for increasing the likelihood of improving the adolescent's exercise capacity, whose exercise capacity is adversely affected due to a decline in the adolescent's heart function after Fontan palliation, wherein the adolescent is in need of treatment to improve the adolescent's exercise capacity, or to increase the likelihood of improving the adolescent's exercise capacity as determined by maximum oxygen uptake at maximum exercise output (VO2 measurement), said method comprising:orally administering to the adolescent in accordance with a treatment regimen an oral dosage form comprising an effective dose of udenafil, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, to improve the adolescent's VO2 measurement or to increase the likelihood of improving the adolescent's VO2 measurement for improving the adolescent's exercise capacity or for increasing the likelihood of improving the adolescent's exercise capacity,
wherein the adolescent is a human,
wherein the adolescent has undergone Fontan surgery,
wherein the human adolescent is between about 12 years old and under about 18 years old,
wherein the effective dose of udenafil, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, is about 87.5 mg, and
wherein the treatment regimen comprises orally administering the oral dosage form to the human adolescent twice daily.
US Pat. No. 10,137,129

PROPHYLACTIC AGENT AND/OR THERAPEUTIC AGENT FOR DIFFUSE LARGE B-CELL LYMPHOMA

ONO PHARMACEUTICAL CO., L...

1. A method of treating B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma comprising: administering to a human in need thereof a pharmaceutically effective amount of 6-amino-9-[(3R)-1-(2-butynoyl)-3-pyrrolidinyl]-7-(4-phenoxyphenyl)-7,9-dihydro-8H-purin-8-one or a salt thereof and at least one additional anticancer agent; wherein the at least one additional anticancer agent comprises a Bcl-2 inhibitor selected from navitoclax, ABT-737, and ABT-199.
US Pat. No. 10,137,136

METHODS FOR INHIBITING MUSCLE ATROPHY

UNIVERSITY OF IOWA RESEAR...

1. A method for enhancing muscle formation, increasing muscle mass, or reducing muscle atrophy in an animal identified or having been identified to be in need of enhanced muscle formation, increased muscle mass, or reduced muscle atrophy, the method comprising administering to the animal an effective amount of ursolic acid or a salt, solvate, or polymorph thereof, thereby enhancing muscle formation, increasing muscle mass, or reducing muscle atrophy in the animal, wherein said animal:(a) is a primate that has not been diagnosed with a need for treatment of diabetes; or
(b) is selected from the group consisting of a domesticated fish, domesticated crustacean, domesticated mollusk, poultry, rabbit, dog, cat, guinea pig, and livestock.
US Pat. No. 10,138,417

PROPPANT COMPRISING AN OIL WELL TREATMENT AGENT COATING

Dow Global Technologies L...

1. A coated proppant for treating oil comprisingi) a particle, and
ii) a coating comprising a treatment agent comprising
a an ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer in an amount of from 80 to 99 weight percent, and
b a dispersing agent in an amount of from 1 to 20 weight percent, wherein weight percents are based on the total weight of the coating, and
iii) a cross-linked polyurethane polymer,
wherein the coating will dissolve in oil such that the treatment agent can treat the oil.
US Pat. No. 10,138,163

PROCESS FOR MANUFACTURING A MILK OF SLAKED LIME OF GREAT FINENESS AND MILK OF GREAT FINENESS THEREBY OBTAINED

S. A. Lhoist Recherche et...

1. Process for manufacturing a milk of lime of great fineness wherein said milk of lime comprises slaked lime particles in suspension into an aqueous phase, the slaked lime particles having a d50 greater than or equal to 2 ?m and lower than or equal to 6 ?m, measured by means of a laser granulometer in methanol, comprising at least the steps of:(a) adding water to quicklime instead of addition of quicklime to water to obtain a paste of lime and
(b) forming a milk of slaked lime of great fineness with said paste of lime.
US Pat. No. 10,138,167

THERMAL SPRAY MATERIAL, THERMAL SPRAY COATING AND THERMAL SPRAY COATED ARTICLE

TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED, ...

1. A thermal sprayed article comprising:a substrate; and
a thermal spray coating deposited on a surface of the substrate by thermal spraying of the thermal spray material, the thermal spray material comprising a yttrium oxyfluoride comprising a yttrium (Y), oxygen (O) and a fluorine (F) as its elemental constituents, the yttrium oxyfluoride having a molar ratio (F/Y) of the fluorine to the yttrium of 1.1 or greater,
wherein the thermal spray coating comprises a Y6O5F8 phase.
US Pat. No. 10,137,145

MENINGOCOCCAL VACCINE BASED ON LIPOOLIGOSACCHARIDE (LOS) ORIGINATING FROM MODIFIED NEISSERIA MENINGITIDIS STRAINS OF IMMUNOTYPE L6

Sanofi Pasteur SA, Lyons...

1. A process for preparing a lipooligosaccharide (LOS) of Neisseria meningitidis, the process comprising(a) culturing a modified a modified N. meningitidis strain exhibiting a lipooligosaccharide (LOS) comprising a lipid A, an inner core, and an L8 type alpha chain in which the heptose II residue of the inner core bears in position 0-3 and in position 0-6 or position 0-7 a phosphoethanolamine (PEA) substituent, wherein the modified N. meningitidis strain is made by a process comprising modifying an N. meningitidis strain of immunotype L8 so that it expresses an N. meningitidis lpt6 gene; and
(b) harvesting the LOS from the culture of (a);wherein the LOS comprises a lipid A, an inner core, and an alpha chain of L8 immunotype, and wherein the heptose II residue of the inner core bears in position 0-3 and in position 0-6 or position 0-7 a phosphoethanolamine (PEA) substituent.
US Pat. No. 10,138,430

CONVERSION OF LIPIDS INTO OLEFINS

1. A method of conversion of a lipid to an olefin product, comprising the steps of heating a mixture of unsaturated triacylglycerols or alkyl esters of unsaturated fatty acids and a reactant olefin with microwave irradiation, in the presence of a ruthenium complex catalyst in reaction conditions sufficient to convert the mixture into an effluent comprising the olefin product.
US Pat. No. 10,136,641

METHODS FOR INCREASING TOLERANCE TO ABIOTIC STRESS IN PLANTS

Crop Microclimate Managem...

1. A method for increasing tolerance to abiotic stress and/or reducing the consequence of abiotic stress in a plant or part thereof growing under field conditions, comprising:contacting said plant or part thereof growing under field conditions with a composition comprising an effective amount of azelaic acid (nonanedioic acid, HOOC—(CH2)7—COOH) and/or a salt thereof, wherein the concentration of azelaic acid in the composition is from about 1×10?9 M to less than 1×10?6 M and the plant or plant part is not sugarbeet, thereby increasing tolerance to abiotic stress and/or reducing the consequence of abiotic stress in said plant and/or plant part thereof growing under field conditions.
US Pat. No. 10,138,180

PRODUCTION OF STYRENE

BADGER LICENSING LLC, Bo...

1. A process for producing styrene, the process comprising:(a) alkylating benzene with ethylene to produce ethylbenzene;
(b) dehydrogenating at least part of the ethylbenzene from (a) to produce a dehydrogenation effluent comprising styrene, together with benzene and toluene as by-products;
(c) separating a fraction containing benzene, toluene and water from the dehydrogenation effluent without prior fractionation to remove the toluene, wherein said fraction contains in excess of 2 ppm by weight of basic nitrogen impurities;
(d) passing at least part of the benzene, toluene and water-containing fraction through a bed of an adsorbent comprising at least one of an acidic clay, and an acidic ion exchange resin to remove basic nitrogenous impurities therefrom and produce a purified benzene, toluene and water-containing fraction containing less than 50 ppb by weight of basic nitrogen impurities; and
(e) recycling a purified benzene fraction to the alkylating (a).
US Pat. No. 10,136,645

ANTIMICROBIAL COMPOSITION

1. An antimicrobial composition comprising:a) Lauric arginate ethyl ester;
b) hydrogen peroxide; and
c) a sequestering agent.
US Pat. No. 10,137,159

BOEHMERIA EXTRACT AND ITS USE IN TREATING LIVER DISEASES

Industrial Technology Res...

1. A method for treating liver fibrosis, the method comprising:identifying a subject suffering from liver fibrosis;
providing a pharmaceutically active extract obtained from Boehmeria nivea; and
administering an effective amount of the pharmaceutically active extract to the subject,wherein the pharmaceutically active extract is obtained by immersing a root of the Boehmeria nivea in water at 25° C.-40° C., removing the root to obtain a solution, and concentrating the solution to form the pharmaceutically active extract; and the pharmaceutically active extract is the only extract from Boehmeria nivea that is administered to the subject.
US Pat. No. 10,137,160

USE OF HUMULUS JAPONICUS EXTRACT FOR TREATING OBESITY OR HYPERLIPIDEMIA

1. A method for treating obesity or hyperlipidemia in a male subject in need thereof, the method comprising administering an effective amount of a Humulus japonicus extract to said male subject,wherein the Humulus japonicas extract is a water extract or an ethanol extract.
US Pat. No. 10,138,441

FRAGRANCE COMPOSITIONS AND USES THEREOF

1. A composition comprising:(i) a fragrance component present in an amount of from about 0.04 wt % to about 30 wt %, relative to the total weight of the composition, and wherein the fragrance component comprises:
(a) methyl jasmonate present in an amount of from about 10 wt % to about 30 wt %, relative to the total weight of the fragrance component;
(b) ethyl phenyl acetate present in an amount of from about 40 wt % to about 80 wt %, relative to the total weight of the fragrance component; and
(c) ethyl butyrate present in an amount of from about 1 wt % to about 30 wt %, relative to the total weight of the fragrance component;
(ii) undecyl glucoside present in the amount of from about 0.1 wt % to about 20 wt %, relative to the total weight of the composition;
(iii) a volatile solvent present in an amount of from about 50 wt % to about 80 wt %, relative to the total weight of the composition; and
(iv) optionally water.
US Pat. No. 10,138,185

METHOD FOR PREPARATION OF MANNITOL FROM FRUCTOSE USING BUTANOL AS SOLVENT

Korea Research Institute ...

1. A method for preparing mannitol, comprising performing hydrogenation of fructose in the presence of a nanocomposite catalyst of CuO(x)/SiO2(100-x) (wherein x is a real number from 20 to 90) using butanol as a solvent.
US Pat. No. 10,137,418

COMPOSITE POLYAMIDE MEMBRANE MADE VIA INTERFACIAL POLYMERIZATION USING A BLEND OF NON-POLAR SOLVENTS

DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES L...

1. A method for making a composite polyamide membrane comprising a porous support and a thin film polyamide layer, wherein the method comprises:i) applying a polar solution comprising 2.5 to 6 wt % m-phenylene amine and a non-polar solution comprising 0.05 to 0.3 wt % trimesoyl chloride to a surface of a porous support and interfacially polymerizing the monomers to form a thin film polyamide layer,
wherein the non-polar solution comprises:
a) 50 to 90 vol % of C5 to C20 aliphatic hydrocarbon selected from a paraffin or isoparaffin, or combination thereof,
b) 3 to 15 vol % mesitylene, and
c) 0.02 to 0.08 wt % 1-carboxy-3,5-dichloroformyl benzene (mhTMC); and
ii) applying an aqueous solution of nitrous acid to the thin film polyamide layer.
US Pat. No. 10,136,651

DE-OILED SABADILLA EXTRACT

MCLAUGHLIN GORMLEY KING C...

1. A method for producing a de-oiled sabadilla extract consisting essentially of: milling sabadilla seeds with cryogenic hammer milling;washing the milled sabadilla seeds with at least one extract solvent selected from the group consisting of chlorinated methane, chlorinated ethane, and benzene, under agitation to dissolve the sabadilla oil in the extract solvent; and
removing the extract solvent and sabadilla oil to yield the de-oiled sabadilla extract.
US Pat. No. 10,138,187

PROCESS FOR THE SYNTHESIS OF 9,9-BIS(HYDROXYMETHYL)FLUORENE

SABIC GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES...

1. A process for the synthesis of 9,9-bis(hydroxymethyl)fluorene from fluorene comprising providing a mixture of paraformaldehyde, dimethylsulfoxide and a sodium alkoxide and adding fluorene to said mixture to obtain 9,9-bis(hydroxymethyl)fluorene, wherein fluorene is added as a solid.
US Pat. No. 10,137,164

DIETARY SUPPLEMENT COMPOSITIONS

Melaleuca, Inc., Idaho F...

1. A composition consisting essentially of:(a) between about 0.01 and about 0.40 mg of huperzine A,
(b) between about 200 mg and about 3000 mg of acetyl-L-carnitine,
(c) between about 50 mg to about 1000 mg of Bacopa monnieri,
(d) between about 25 mg and about 400 mg of curcumin,
(e) between about 100 IU and about 800 IU of Vitamin E,
(f) between about 0.1 mg and about 10 mg of folic acid, and
(g) between about 0.006 mg and about 2.5 mg of Vitamin B12;
wherein said composition is in the form of a tablet or capsule.
US Pat. No. 10,136,653

METHOD FOR IMPROVING BRAN AND GERM FLAVOR AND TEXTURE

Intercontinental Great Br...

1. A method for improving the flavor and texture of a ground bran and germ component comprising:subjecting a ground bran and germ component to heating while conveying and mixing the ground bran and germ component in a conveying and mixing device, said ground bran and germ component comprising bran and germ having at least 50% by weight bran and a moisture content of from about 5% by weight to about 12% by weight, based upon the weight of the ground bran and germ component, said heating being to a temperature of from about 290° F. to about 430° F. and being conducted for a period of time of from about 1 minute to about 6 minutes to volatilize volatile wheaty flavor components and moisture in the ground bran and germ component, to develop a buttery, nutty, caramelized flavor in the bran component, and to reduce lipase activity of the bran and germ component,
removing the wheaty flavor components and moisture from the mixing and conveying device by venting during said heating to reduce the moisture content of the bran and germ component by about 30% by weight to about 75% by weight and to obtain a dried ground bran and germ component having a moisture content of from about 1.5% by weight to about 4.5% by weight, and
removing the dried ground bran and germ component from the conveying and mixing device to obtain a non-expanded stabilized ground bran and germ component having a non-wheaty, nutty, caramelized flavor and a non-gritty texture,
wherein the bran and germ component comprises starch, and said heating avoids gelatinization of starch contained in the bran and germ component such that starch gelatinization is less than about 25%.
US Pat. No. 10,136,669

METHOD FOR DECREASING VISCERAL FAT OR INCREASING ENERGY CONSUMPTION

AJINOMOTO CO., INC., Tok...

1. A method for decreasing visceral fat or increasing energy consumption, comprising administering to a subject in need thereof an effective amount of a composition comprising:i) n-3 fatty acid, and
ii) an ingredient selected from the group consisting of free lysine, dipeptides containing lysine and lysine salts, and combinations thereof;
wherein the ingredient is present in the composition in an amount of 0.1 g-10.0 g per 100 kcal of the composition, and
wherein the n-3 fatty acid is present in the composition in an amount of 0.17 g-5.00 g per 100 kcal of the composition.
US Pat. No. 10,138,464

USE OF APOPTOTIC CELLS EX VIVO TO GENERATE REGULATORY T CELLS

Mallinckrodt Hospital Pro...

1. A method of generating T cells with regulatory activity (T regs), the method comprising incubating CD4+ leukocytes with autologous apoptotic peripheral blood mononuclear cells (ACs) and IL-10.
US Pat. No. 10,138,472

ENGINEERED NUCLEIC-ACID TARGETING NUCLEIC ACIDS

Caribou Biosciences, Inc....

1. An engineered CRISPR Class 2 cross-type-nucleic-acid targeting nucleic acid (“CRISPR Class 2 cross-type-NATNA”), comprising:a CRISPR Type V Cpf1-associated nucleic-acid targeting nucleic acid, having a 5? end and a 3? end, comprising a spacer element complementary to a Cpf1 nucleic acid target sequence that is in proximity to a Cpf1 PAM (“Cpf1-NATNA”);
a first CRISPR Type II Cas9-associated nucleic-acid targeting nucleic acid, having a 5? end and a 3? end, comprising a spacer element complementary to a Cas9 nucleic acid target sequence that is in proximity to a Cas9 PAM (“first Cas9-NATNA”);
and a second CRISPR Type II Cas9-associated nucleic-acid targeting nucleic acid, having a 5? end and a 3? end, comprising a tracr element (“second Cas9-NATNA”);
wherein the first Cas9-NATNA is covalently connected with the Cpf1-NATNA.

US Pat. No. 10,143,046

LIGHT EMITTING DIODE DRIVER WITH DIFFERENTIAL VOLTAGE SUPPLY

PHILIPS LIGHTING HOLDING ...

1. A Driver for driving one or more LEDs, the driver comprising:at least one driving unit configured to be supplied with a differential voltage comprising a first bias voltage and a second bias voltage, the first bias voltage and the second bias voltage being supplied concurrently, wherein the differential voltage is configured to be equal or larger than the largest expected variations of the forward voltage of said one or more LEDs.

US Pat. No. 10,143,016

METHODS, APPARATUS AND SYSTEMS FOR PERFORMING MULTI-RADIO ACCESS TECHNOLOGY CARRIER AGGREGATION

InterDigital Patent Holdi...

11. A multi-radio access technology (multi-RAT) wireless transmitter/receiver unit (WTRU), comprising:a processor configured to:
configure a primary radio connection of a RAT of a first type associated with a radio resource control (RRC) connection, and
configure a secondary radio connection of a RAT of a second type based on received configuration information of the RAT of the second type, wherein the primary radio connection and the secondary radio connection are associated with the RRC connection; and
a wireless transmit/receive unit configured to:
receive the configuration information to configure the secondary radio connection of the RAT of the second type, and
receive control information related to the RAT of the second type using the primary radio connection,
wherein:
the processor is configured to determine that a radio link failure has occurred on the RAT of the second type, and
the wireless transmit/receive unit is configured to transmit an RRC message using resources of the RAT of the first type based on the determined radio link failure.

US Pat. No. 10,143,004

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR RECEIVING ABS INFORMATION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method of receiving almost blank subframe (ABS) information by a first cell from a second cell in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving an ABS pattern information element from the second cell; and
determining a subframe used as an ABS by the second cell from the ABS pattern information element,
wherein when the second cell is a cell to which enhanced interference management and traffic adaptation (eIMTA) is not applied, the first cell estimates the ABS pattern information element with reference to downlink (DL) subframes of an uplink/downlink (UL/DL) configuration on a system information block 1 (SIB1) of the second cell, and
wherein when the second cell is a cell to which the eIMTA is applied, the first cell estimates the ABS pattern information element with reference to DL subframes of a DL reference hybrid automatic repeat request (HARQ) UL/DL configuration of the second cell among the DL reference HARQ UL/DL configuration of the second cell and the UL/DL configuration on the SIB1 of the second cell.

US Pat. No. 10,142,985

OPPORTUNISTIC SECONDARY CHANNEL ACCESS

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. A mobile device, comprising:a radio configured to perform wireless communication within a wireless network;
at least one processor coupled to the radio, wherein the at least one processor is configured to cause the mobile device to:
detect, via the radio, a first transmission occupying a first frequency band within an operating bandwidth of the wireless network, wherein the first transmission is transmitted by a remote wireless device, the first transmission occurring during a time window defined for transmission by the remote wireless device, wherein the end of the time window is scheduled to occur later than a scheduled end time of the first transmission;
in response to a determination that the first transmission does not occupy a second, different frequency band within the operating bandwidth of the wireless network, transmit, via the radio, a second transmission occupying the second frequency band concurrent with the first transmission; and
set a duration of the second transmission such that the second transmission will terminate not later than the scheduled end of the time window.

US Pat. No. 10,142,945

POWER CONTROL FOR TRANSMISSION OF UPLINK CONTROL INFORMATION ON TWO CELLS IN CARRIER AGGREGATION

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method for a user equipment (UE) to communicate with a network that includes a number of cells, the method comprising:receiving by the UE from the network a configuration for a first group of cells and for a second group of cells; and
transmitting from the UE on the first group of cells and on the second group of cells in a transmission time interval (TTI) wherein:
when a communication delay between the first group of cells and the second group of cells is larger than a value, the UE is configured by the network with a first minimum power available for transmissions on the first group of cells in the TTI and a second minimum power available for transmissions on the second group of cells in the TTI, wherein a sum of the first minimum power and the second minimum power in the TTI is smaller than a maximum power in the TTI, and
when the communication delay between the first group of cells and the second group of cells is smaller than or equal to the value, the UE is not configured with the first minimum power for transmissions on the first group of cells in the TTI or the second minimum power for transmissions on the second group of cells in the TTI.

US Pat. No. 10,142,944

VERIFICATION OF AUTHORIZED SHARED ACCESS OPERATION

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communication, comprising:receiving, at a user equipment (UE) operating on an authorized shared access (ASA) spectrum, an inter-frequency measurement report from a wireless device operating in a specific area and operating on a spectrum that is different from the ASA spectrum;
receiving, at the UE from a network controller, a transmission adjustment request based at least in part on the measurement report; and
adjusting, at the UE, a transmission based on at least one of the transmission adjustment request, the measurement report, or a combination thereof.

US Pat. No. 10,142,943

TECHNIQUES AND APPARATUSES FOR PEAK TO AVERAGE RATIO (PAR) BASED POWER MANAGEMENT

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communications, comprising:determining, by a device, a peak to average ratio (PAR) value for a portion of a wireless transmission associated with a first time slot;
determining, by the device, a power variation metric for a second time slot,
the first time slot preceding the second time slot;
selecting, by the device, a bias value for the second time slot based on the PAR value associated with the first time slot and the power variation metric for the second time slot; and
causing, by the device, a voltage to be applied to a power amplifier of the device based on the bias value as part of transmitting the portion of the wireless transmission.

US Pat. No. 10,142,941

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING UPLINK SIGNALS IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting first and second physical uplink channels by a user equipment (UE) in a carrier aggregation based wireless communication system, the method comprising:performing a procedure for transmitting the first physical uplink channel in subframe #n of a first cell; and
performing a procedure for transmitting the second physical uplink channel signal in subframe #n of a second cell,
wherein if a sum of transmit power of the first physical uplink channel and transmit power of the second physical uplink channel exceeds a predetermined maximum transmit power set for the UE and if the first and second physical uplink channels include uplink control information (UCI) having same priority, a transmit power of one of the first and second physical uplink channels transmitted in a cell having a lower cell priority is reduced.

US Pat. No. 10,142,940

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING UPLINK POWER IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method for operating a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:establishing a first link with a first base station (BS) and a second link with a second BS, the first BS and the second BS configured in a dual connectivity for the UE; and
in response to identifying that a power headroom report (PHR) trigger event associated with the first BS occurs, transmitting a dual connectivity PHR to the second BS,
wherein the dual connectivity PHR comprises a first power headroom (PH) for a cell provided by the first BS and a second PH for a cell provided by the second BS.

US Pat. No. 10,142,939

BASE STATION AND USER DEVICE FOR REDUCING AMOUNT OF INFORMATION FOR INTERFERENCE CANCELLER IN RADIO COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

NTT DOCOMO, INC., Tokyo ...

1. A base station comprising:a downlink transmission power decider configured to allocate, according to received qualities at user devices, to each of the user devices, one of different downlink transmission powers for downlink data transmission; and
a radio transmitter configured to transmit a mixed data signal in which data signals that are not orthogonal to each other are mixed, each of the data signals being addressed to a corresponding one of the user devices, such that each data signal is transmitted with a corresponding one of the downlink transmission powers decided by the downlink transmission power decider, and to transmit control signals to the user devices to enable each user device to decode the data signal addressed to the user device using a control signal, among the control signals, corresponding to the user device,
wherein the radio transmitter transmits each control signal in a format in which the control signal is scrambled by an identifier of the user device corresponding to the control signal,
wherein in order to enable a first user device, to which a first data signal is addressed, to descramble a control signal for at least one second user device, to which at least one second data signal is addressed, the radio transmitter includes, in a control signal for the first user device, information indicating an identifier of the at least one second user device, the first user device and the at least one second user device being among the user devices, the first data signal having a downlink transmission power that is not the highest among the downlink transmission powers decided by the downlink transmission power decider, the second data signal being mixed in the mixed data signal together with the first data signal, and
wherein the radio transmitter does not transmit to the first user device information indicating a radio resource for transmitting the control signal for the at least one second user device.

US Pat. No. 10,142,938

SELECTIVELY UPLOADING APPLICATIONS TO A MOBILE DEVICE BASED ON POWER CONSUMPTION

International Business Ma...

1. A computer-implemented method to control downloading of an application to a mobile device based on power consumption of the application, the computer-implemented method comprising:identifying, by a server, a first power consumption level requirement of a first application;
identifying, by the server, a second power consumption level requirement of a second application, and wherein the second power consumption level requirement is a lower power consumption level requirement than the first power consumption level requirement;
receiving, by the server, a first priority rating of the first application and a second priority rating of the second application, wherein the first priority rating is a higher priority rating than the second priority rating;
receiving, by the server, a power descriptor from a mobile device, wherein the power descriptor identifies an amount of power available to the mobile device from a battery on the mobile device;
receiving, by the server, a set of application downloading rules, wherein the set of application downloading rules comprises a soft rule, a hard rule, and a medium rule, wherein the soft rule prioritizes downloading the first application over the second application based on the higher priority rating of the first application regardless of the higher power consumption level requirement of the first application, wherein the hard rule prioritizes downloading the second application over the first application based on the lower power consumption level requirement of the second application regardless of the higher priority rating of the first application, and wherein the medium rule prioritizes downloading the second application over the first application in response to the amount of power available to the mobile device from the battery being below a predetermined value;
receiving, by the server, a request to upload the first application and the second application to the mobile device;
receiving, by the server, a rule selection message, wherein the rule selection message selectively chooses a selected rule from the soft rule, the hard rule, and the medium rule; and
selectively uploading, from the server to the mobile device, the first application or the second application based on the selected rule.

US Pat. No. 10,142,937

INFORMATION HANDLING SYSTEM MESH NETWORK POWER MANAGEMENT

Dell Products L.P., Roun...

1. A portable information handling system comprising:a portable housing; a processor disposed in the portable housing and operable to execute instructions to process information;
a memory disposed in the portable housing and interfaced with the processor, the memory operable to store the information;
a wireless network interface device interfaced with the processor and operable to communicate information as wireless signals to one or more external wireless devices; and
a mesh network manager interfaced with the wireless network interface device and operable to determine plural wireless network paths to a network destination, each wireless network path having plural external nodes located external to the portable housing, each wireless network path having a context including at least the use of battery power at each of the plural external nodes, the mesh network manager retrieving the context from the plural external nodes, the mesh network manager selecting one of the plural network paths based at least in part upon the use of battery power by the plural external nodes, and
an encryption manager operable to selectively encrypt wireless communications based upon the context; wherein the mesh network manager estimates energy consumption parameters associated with each of the plural network paths based at least in part on whether communications are encrypted at external network nodes and applies the energy consumption parameters to select a network path, wherein the mesh network manager determines the context of each wireless network path by retrieving network context information from each external node of each wireless network path.

US Pat. No. 10,142,936

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR LOW POWER TRANSMISSION

FUTUREWEI TECHNOLOGIES, I...

1. A method for operating a transmitting device, the method comprising:generating, by the transmitting device, a frame having a first preamble and a second preamble;
transmitting, by the transmitting device, the first preamble and a first subset of the second preamble at a first power level; and
transmitting, by the transmitting device, a second subset of the second preamble at a second power level, the first and second subsets of the second preamble being mutually exclusive, and the first power level being higher than the second power level,
the first preamble being detectable by a first plurality of communications devices, and the second preamble being detectable by a subset of the first plurality of communications devices and not by the others of the first plurality of communication devices.

US Pat. No. 10,142,935

AUTONOMOUS RECEIVE (RX) DETECTOR FOR A RADIO MODULE

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communications, comprising:detecting, in a first hardware circuit module comprising a first portion of a receive path, whether a radio frequency (RF) signal has been received, the first portion of the receive path comprising at least one amplifier coupled to a mixer; and
if the received RF signal is detected, sending a control signal to wake up a second hardware circuit module comprising a second portion of the receive path that was previously powered down, the first portion of the receive path being coupled in series with the second portion of the receive path, wherein the second portion of the receive path comprises at least one of baseband circuitry or an analog-to-digital converter.

US Pat. No. 10,142,932

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING FRAME PERFORMED BY STATION OPERATING IN POWER SAVE MODE IN WIRELESS LOCAL AREA NETWORK SYSTEM AND APPARATUS FOR THE SAME

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for a wireless local area network, the method performed by a station and comprising:receiving a beacon frame from an access point (AP), the beacon frame including a Traffic Indication Map (TIM) element indicating that the AP has a buffered frame for the station;
generating at least one duplicated power save (PS)-poll frame by duplicating a PS-poll frame;
transmitting the PS poll frame and the at least one duplicated PS-poll frame to the AP on a first 20 MHz channel and at least one second 20 MHz channel, the PS poll frame being transmitted on the first 20 MHz channel, the at least one duplicated PS poll frame being transmitted on the at least one second 20 MHz channel; and
receiving the buffered frame from the AP as a response of at least one of the PS poll frame and the at least one duplicated PS poll frame,
wherein a bandwidth used to receive the buffered frame is equal to or smaller than an entire bandwidth in which all of the PS poll frame and the at least one duplicated PS poll frame are transmitted.

US Pat. No. 10,142,931

PRIORITIZED ACCESS IN AWAKE WINDOW

Intel IP Corporation, Sa...

1. An apparatus for wireless communication device, the apparatus comprising:memory; and processing circuitry, to configure the device to communicate over a directional multi-gigabit (DMG) band, wherein the processing circuitry is configured to:
detect a starting point of an awake window (AW);
encode a first announcement traffic indication message (ATIM) for directional transmission, after no more than a point coordination function (PCF) interframe space (PIFS) subsequent to the starting point, over a first beamformed link to a first station (STA); and
encode a second ATIM for directional transmission subsequent to directional transmission of the first ATIM, within the AW and in a different direction than the directional transmission of the first ATIM, over a second beamformed link to a second STA, wherein the amount of time between transmission of the first ATIM and the second ATIM equals a reduced interframe space (RIFS).

US Pat. No. 10,142,930

TERMINAL, WIRELESS NETWORK AND COMMUNICATION METHODS WITH LOW POWER CONSUMPTION

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A communication method of a machine type communication (MTC) terminal with low power consumption, comprising:sending, by the MTC terminal, a channel request message to a base station (BTS) through a random access channel, and monitoring an absolute grant channel (AGCH) for an immediate assignment message;
receiving, by the MTC terminal, on the AGCH, after the sending the channel request message, the immediate assignment message sent by a base station controller (BSC); and
sending, by the MTC terminal, an MTC data report message to the BSC after the MTC terminal receives the immediate assignment message and according to an uplink packet transmission resource indicated in the immediate assignment message, wherein the MTC data report message comprises a unique identifier of the MTC terminal, authentication information and service data, and wherein the authentication information in the MTC data report message includes a random number generated by the MTC terminal according to a current time stamp and a preset initial code.

US Pat. No. 10,142,928

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR REDUCING POWER CONSUMPTION, AND MOBILE TERMINAL

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A method for reducing power consumption, applied to a mobile terminal, the method comprising:detecting a first-type application and a second-type application that are installed in a system when the system enters a preset working mode; and
changing a type of an alarm of the first-type application, and suspending an alarm of the second-type application, so that the alarm of the first-type application does not wake up the system in the preset working mode, and that the alarm of the second-type application cannot wake up the system when the system is in the preset working mode or is not woken up by the system when the system is in an awake state;
wherein the detecting the first-type application and the second-type application that are installed in the system comprises:
detecting one or more third-party applications installed in the system, wherein the first-type application and the second-type application are third-party applications;
acquiring license information of the third-party applications;
determining, according to the license information, whether the third-party applications have an alarm permit or a wakeup permit; and
selecting the first-type application and the second-type application from the third-party applications that are determined to have the alarm permit or the wakeup permit, wherein the first-type application is a third-party application that is not frequently used by a user and has the alarm permit or the wakeup permit, and the second-type application is a third-party application that is not used by the user for a predetermined period of time and has the alarm permit or the wakeup permit.

US Pat. No. 10,142,927

SELECTION OF A MESH ACCESS POINT IN A WIRELESS MESH NETWORK

Red Hat, Inc., Raleigh, ...

1. A method of transmitting data to a destination node via a root access point and a mesh access point in a wireless communications network, comprising:detecting, at a first user equipment (UE), a first plurality of mesh nodes and a second plurality of mesh nodes connected to a common communications medium used to access a wireless communications network;
for at least two mesh nodes of the first plurality of mesh nodes and for at least two mesh nodes of the second plurality of nodes:
determining a hop distance between the respective mesh node and a root access point connected to the wireless communications network, wherein each mesh node of the first and second plurality of mesh nodes is a descendant of the root access point;
determining a quality of signal between the first UE and the respective mesh node;
determining a data bandwidth between the first UE and the respective mesh node;
determining a current number of mesh nodes using the respective mesh node as a wireless access point to connect to the wireless communications network; and
calculating a score for the respective mesh node, wherein the score is based on the hop distance, the quality of signal, the data bandwidth, and the current number of mesh nodes;
selecting, based on at least two of the calculated scores, a first mesh node of the first plurality of mesh nodes, the first mesh node being a second UE that is used as a mesh access point by the first UE to connect to the wireless communications network
selecting, based on at least two of the calculated scores, a second mesh node of the second plurality of mesh nodes;
transmitting data to a destination node via the first mesh node;
determining whether the first mesh node is the same as the second mesh node;
in response to a determination that the first and second mesh nodes are the same, waiting for a threshold period of time to elapse; and
re-connecting, using the first mesh node as a mesh access point, the first UE to the wireless communications network after the threshold period of time has elapsed.

US Pat. No. 10,142,925

COMMUNICATION APPARATUS

Brother Kogyo Kabushiki K...

1. A non-transitory computer-readable medium storing computer-readable instructions for a first communication apparatus, when executed by a controller of the first communication apparatus, causing the first communication apparatus to perform:receiving first information for identifying a first wireless network and second information for determining whether the first communication apparatus belongs to a second wireless network via a first type of interface of the first communication apparatus from a second communication apparatus, the first wireless network being for executing a communication not via an access point different from both the first communication apparatus and the second communication apparatus, the second wireless network being for executing a communication via the access point, the first wireless network being for executing a communication via a second type of interface of the first communication apparatus, the second wireless network being for executing a communication via the second type of interface, a communication speed of a wireless communication using the second type of interface being faster than a communication speed of a wireless communication using the first type of interface;
determining, based on the second information, whether the first communication apparatus belongs to the second wireless network in a case where the first information and the second information are received;
executing a wireless communication of target data with the second communication apparatus via the second type of interface of the first communication apparatus by using the second wireless network in a case where it is determined that the first communication apparatus belongs to the second wireless network;
executing the wireless communication of the target data with the second communication apparatus via the second type of interface by using the first wireless network identified by the first information received with the second information before the determining, in a case where it is determined that the first communication apparatus does not belong to the second wireless network.

US Pat. No. 10,142,924

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR GENERATING RECOMMENDED CHANGES TO COMMUNICATION BEHAVIORS

1. A method for generating a recommended change to a communication behavior of a first user of a network, the method comprising:identifying, by an application server, a communication pattern in accordance with data extracted from communications collected in the network, wherein the data is associated with at least one of the first user and an endpoint other than the first user, wherein the communication pattern identifies a group of users with whom the first user communicates more frequently than the first user communicates with other users, and wherein the group of users includes at least a second user;
generating, by the application server, the recommended change to the communication behavior of the first user based on the communication pattern; and
presenting, by the application server, the recommended change to the first user.

US Pat. No. 10,142,923

USING A SINGLE PACKET DATA NETWORK FOR DATA TRANSFERS TO MANAGE NETWORK RESOURCES

Microsoft Technology Lice...

1. A computer-implemented method for managing network resources, the method comprising:coupling a wireless communication device to a wireless network using a first access point name, the wireless communication device capable of communicating with a single packet data network or multiple packet data networks;
receiving, at the wireless communication device, a request to couple the wireless communication device to the wireless network using a second access point name different from the first access point name;
determining whether the wireless communication device is selectively configured to use the single packet data network in a single packet data network configuration for data transfers or to use the multiple packet data networks in a multiple packet data network configuration for data transfers;
on condition that the wireless communication device is operating using the single packet data network in the single packet data network configuration based on a determination that an operating system or application of the wireless communication device is capable of using only one packet data network at a time, transmitting, to a first packet data network corresponding to the first access point name, a first instruction, and transmitting, to a second packet data network corresponding to the second access point name, a second instruction, the first instruction associated with decoupling the wireless communication device from the wireless network, and the second instruction associated with coupling the wireless communication device to the wireless network using the second access point name, the wireless network including the first packet data network and the second packet data network; and
restricting concurrent use of multiple packet data networks in the single packet data network configuration.

US Pat. No. 10,142,922

D2D PEER DISCOVERY AND DATA TRANSMISSION

Sony Corporation, Tokyo ...

1. A method of communicating using a communications device via a wireless access interface, the method comprising:transmitting signals representing data in accordance with a device-to-device communication protocol via a shared communication channel of the wireless access interface, the transmitting the signals comprising:
selecting an identifier which identifies a party and identifies a discovery communication type, wherein the party comprises a service;
transmitting a scheduling assignment message in an scheduling assignment portion of the shared communications channel, wherein the scheduling assignment message comprises the selected identifier for discovery by one or more other communications devices and
transmitting the signals representing the data in a data portion of the shared communications channel in accordance with the scheduling assignment message.

US Pat. No. 10,142,920

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR COMMUNICATION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method of a terminal in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving, from a base station, a control message including a first indicator indicating that the terminal is requested to use a first value indicating a voice service as an establishment cause;
transmitting, to the base station, a radio resource control (RRC) connection request message for a service, wherein the RRC connection request message includes a first establishment cause which is set to a second value indicating a mobile originated data service;
receiving, from the base station, an RRC connection setup message; and
transmitting, to the base station, an RRC connection complete message, wherein the RRC connection complete message includes a second establishment cause which is set to the first value when the service corresponds to the voice service.

US Pat. No. 10,142,918

DATA COMMUNICATION NETWORK TO PROVIDE HOP COUNT DATA FOR USER EQUIPMENT SELECTION OF A WIRELESS RELAY

Sprint Communications Com...

1. A method of operating a data communication network that comprises a macro base station and wireless relays, the method comprising:the macro base station wirelessly broadcasting macro Long Term Evolution (LTE) System Information Blocks (SIBs) that indicate a wireless relay network identifier and a Voice over LTE (VoLTE) network identifier;
the wireless relays individually broadcasting relay LTE SIBs that indicate individual relay hop counts, the relay network identifier, and the VoLTE network identifier;
a first User Equipment (UE) attaching to the wireless relays to receive VoLTE service responsive to the wireless broadcast of the relay hop counts and the VoLTE network identifier from the wireless relays; and
a second UE attaching to the macro base station for the VoLTE service responsive to the wireless broadcast of the relay hop counts from the wireless relays and the wireless broadcast the VoLTE network identifier from the macro base station.

US Pat. No. 10,142,917

ELECTRONIC SUBSCRIBER IDENTITY MODULE (ESIM) ASSIGNMENT FOR CARRIER CHANNEL DEVICES

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. A policy evaluation server comprising:a memory; and
one or more processors, wherein the memory includes instructions that, when executed by a processor of the one or more processors, cause the policy evaluation server to perform operations comprising:
determining a first eSIM delivery server based on a first product identifier of a first device, wherein: i) the first device is identified by a first device identification number, and ii) the first device is associated with a first secure element (SE),
sending a first request message, wherein the first request message: i) requests reservation of a first eSIM, ii) includes the first device identification number, and iii) includes a first SE identifier of the first SE,
determining a second eSIM delivery server based on a second product identifier of a second device, wherein: i) the second device is identified by a second device identification number, and ii) the second device is associated with a second SE, and
sending a second request message, wherein the second request message: i) requests reservation of a second eSIM, ii) includes the second device identification number, and iii) includes a second SE identifier of the second SE.

US Pat. No. 10,142,916

METHODS, NETWORK NODE AND WIRELESS DEVICE FOR HANDLING SYSTEM INFORMATION

TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ER...

1. A method, performed by a network node of a radio network, for enabling a wireless device to access the radio network, wherein system signatures are associated with corresponding system information configurations that can be used for accessing the radio network in a first area, and wherein at least some of the system signatures are reused in a second area as associated with system information configurations which are different than in the first area, the method comprising:indicating that at least one conflicting system information configuration stored in the wireless device is invalid and should not be used.

US Pat. No. 10,142,915

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PROVIDING MULTIPLE SERVICE DISCOVERY IN A WIRELESS ENVIRONMENT

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method of a seeker device for providing service discovery in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:generating, by the seeker device, a probe request for service discovery, the probe request including hash pairs for a service that the seeker device is searching for, wherein the hash pairs include multiple hash values corresponding to a service name, class information and sub class information of the service to identify at least one advertiser device at which the service is available;
transmitting, by a wireless broadcasting transmitter of the seeker device, the probe request; and
receiving, by a wireless receiver of the seeker device, at least one probe response from the at least one advertiser device which has a hash set matching the hash pairs in the probe request,
wherein the probe response includes information regarding the hash pairs in the probe request.

US Pat. No. 10,142,914

SIGNAL TRANSMISSION METHOD FOR MTC AND APPARATUS FOR SAME

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for controlling network access by a User Equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving system information related with network access of a specific type device from a Base Station (BS), wherein the specific type device supports a transport block size of up to 1000-bits and has only a single receipt antenna;
if the system information allows network access of the specific type device or the UE is not the specific type device, performing a random access procedure for network initial access as to the BS and a procedure for receiving downlink data; and
if the system information does not allow network access of the specific type device and the UE is the specific type device, skipping the random access procedure for network initial access as to the BS,
wherein the procedure for receiving the downlink data includes:
receiving a first Physical Downlink Control Channel (PDCCH) including control information indicating a first set of Resource Blocks (RBs) corresponding to a current downlink signal reception frequency region for the UE at a subframe #n, wherein n is a non-negative integer,
receiving a second PDCCH including control information indicating a second set of RBs allocated for Physical Downlink Shared Channel (PDSCH) at a subframe #n+k, wherein k is a positive integer,
when there is a partial overlap region between the first set of RBs and the second set of RBs, receiving the PDSCH through only the partial overlap region at the subframe #n+k, and
when there is not any overlap region between the first set of RBs and the second set of RBs, skipping a detection procedure for receiving the PDSCH at the subframe #n+k, and setting the second set of RBs as a next downlink signal reception frequency region for the UE at a subframe after the subframe #n+k.

US Pat. No. 10,142,912

SINK NODE, SENSOR NETWORK SYSTEM, INFORMATION COLLECTION METHOD, AND INFORMATION COLLECTION PROGRAM

OMRON Corporation, Kyoto...

1. A sink node in which measurement information in each of one or more sensor nodes is collected via wireless communication with the one or more sensor nodes, which each have a sensor that measures a predetermined environmental parameter and a memory that stores measurement information measured by the sensor, the sink node comprising a processor configured with a program to perform operations comprising:operation as a communication unit configured to receive the measurement information from a target sensor node, which measured the measurement information;
operation as a communication time period allocation unit configured to allocate, to the target sensor node, a communication time period for transmission of the measurement information by the target sensor node so as to not overlap with a communication time period for transmission of measurement information by a sensor node other than the target sensor node among the one or more sensor nodes; and
operation as a wireless communication parameter acquisition unit configured to acquire a predetermined wireless communication parameter related to a wireless communication environment between the target sensor node and the sink node, concerning transmission of the measurement information by the target sensor node, wherein
the processor is configured with the program to perform operations such that the communication time period allocation unit adjusts a communication time period allocated for subsequent measurement information, the subsequent measurement information comprising measurement information to be transmitted after the measurement information in the target sensor node, based on the predetermined wireless communication parameter acquired by the wireless communication parameter acquisition unit,
the processor is configured with the program to perform operations such that the wireless communication parameter acquisition unit acquires the predetermined wireless communication parameter generated by the target sensor node via the communication unit, and
the predetermined wireless communication parameter comprises a retransmission frequency of a retransmission of the measurement information between the target sensor node and the sink node in the communication time period that is allocated to the target sensor node.

US Pat. No. 10,142,911

WIRELESS RELAY BACKHAUL SELECTION IN A DATA COMMUNICATION NETWORK

Sprint Communications Com...

1. A method of operating a data communication network to control wireless relay backhaul, the method comprising:a wireless base station exchanging wireless attachment signaling with a wireless relay to establish a wireless backhaul link for the wireless relay to a data network core;
a network gateway exchanging wireline attachment signaling with the wireless relay to establish a wireline backhaul link for the wireless relay to the data network core;
the data network core determining backhaul status data for the wireless backhaul link and for the wireline backhaul link and transferring the backhaul status data to the wireless relay, wherein the wireless relay uses the backhaul status data to select the wireless backhaul link or the wireline backhaul link for user data communications;
the wireless base station exchanging wireless user data with the wireless relay when the wireless relay selects the wireless backhaul link based on the backhaul status data;
the network gateway exchanging wireline user data with the wireless relay when the wireless relay selects the wireline backhaul link based on the backhaul status data; and
the data network core exchanging the wireless user data with the wireless base station and exchanging the wireline user data with the network gateway.

US Pat. No. 10,142,905

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DYNAMIC ROUTING OF LOW POWER WIDE AREA WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICES

1. A server, comprising:a processing system including a processor;
a memory that stores executable instructions operating as a service capability exposure function that, when executed by the processing system, facilitate performance of operations, comprising:
identifying a plurality of narrow band wireless devices connected to a first radio access node of a mobile communication network according to statistics associated with the first radio access node;
determining a projected loading for the first radio access node to provision the plurality of narrow band wireless devices with an expected upgrade;
determining whether the first radio access node would be overloaded according to the projected loading;
identifying a second radio access node of the mobile communication network responsive to determining that the first radio access node would be overloaded, wherein the second radio access node supports narrow band wireless devices and wherein the second radio access node is proximate to the plurality of first radio access node; and
commanding the second radio access node to increase output power to cause a first narrow band wireless device of the plurality of narrow band wireless devices to transition from connection with the first radio access node to connection with the second radio access node.

US Pat. No. 10,142,902

METHOD AND SYSTEM OF MANAGING VOICE CALL AND IP MEDIA SESSIONS IN A WIRELESS NETWORK ENVIRONMENT

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. An operating method of a user equipment (UE) in a communication system, comprising:attaching the UE to a first cell using a first access technology;
detecting a second cell using a second access technology different from the first access technology; and
receiving data through the first cell or the second cell,
wherein the first cell and the second cell are simultaneously active for the UE,
wherein first data received through the first cell and second data received through the second cell are split at one core network and transmitted on two separate sessions, and
wherein a first session of the two separate sessions is transmitted via the first cell and a second session of the two separate sessions is transmitted via the second cell.

US Pat. No. 10,142,900

PACKET DATA NETWORK GATEWAY HANDOFF

Verizon Patent and Licens...

1. A device, comprising:one or more memories; and
one or more processors, communicatively coupled to the one or more memories, to:
determine that a user device, connected to a first packet data network gateway (PGW) associated with a first area, is located in a second area associated with a second PGW,
the first PGW being associated with a provider network,
the second PGW being associated with the provider network,
the user device not being connected to the second PGW; and
cause the user device to be disconnected from the first PGW and connected to the second PGW,
the user device remaining connected to the provider network when disconnecting from the first PGW and connecting to the second PGW without requiring the device to exchange pre-registration signaling associated with performing an initial connection to the second PGW,
the user device being disconnected from the first PGW and connected to the second PGW after the user device has finished streaming network traffic via the first PGW.

US Pat. No. 10,142,899

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR RELOCATING ANCHOR GATEWAY IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method for operating a terminal in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving, from a network entity, a first message for requesting a relocation of an anchor gateway for connecting with a data network;
transmitting, to the network entity, an acknowledge (ACK) responding to the first message;
transmitting, to the network entity, a second message for initiating the relocation of the anchor gateway at a time which is determined based on a state of at least one flow of the terminal;
performing a first procedure for releasing a connection with the data network via a first gateway; and
performing a second procedure for establishing a connection with the data network via a second gateway,
wherein the time is determined based on a rule related to the state of the at least one flow, and
wherein the rule is defined according to at least one of a type of service provided on the at least one flow, an amount of data in a download buffer, and expected data transmission on the at least one flow.

US Pat. No. 10,142,898

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING DATA THROUGH INTER-ENB CARRIER AGGREGATION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method by a first base station in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:transmitting, to a second base station, a first message including information on at least one bearer for which inter-base station carrier aggregation is configured;
receiving, from the second base station, a second message including configuration information for the at least one bearer;
transmitting, to a terminal, a third message including the configuration information for the at least one bearer; and
transmitting, to a mobility management entity, a fourth message for requesting modification of configuration for the at least one bearer,
wherein the at least one bearer is configured to use only radio resources provided by the second base station.

US Pat. No. 10,142,897

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING MOBILITY FOR CELL HAVING SMALL CELL SERVICE AREA IN MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method for controlling the mobility of a UE in a mobile communication system, the method comprising:performing a measurement operation by the UE;
transmitting a result of the measurement operation including a moving speed of the UE to an eNB;
receiving a control message including a handover prohibition condition comprising information indicating to the UE that a handover to a specific cell is not allowed from the eNB, the information being generated if the moving speed of the UE is faster than a threshold value and a type of the specific cell corresponds to a small cell;
searching for a cell if a radio link failure (RLF) occurs;
determining whether the UE is not allowed to handover to the searched cell based on the information; and
transmitting a radio resource control (RRC) connection reestablishment message to the eNB if the UE is not allowed to handover to the searched cell based on the information.

US Pat. No. 10,142,896

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR IDENTIFYING NEIGHBOR CELL IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method for operating a terminal connecting with a serving cell in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving synchronization sequences from the serving cell and at least one other neighbor cell;
starting a timer when a condition is satisfied, wherein the condition is defined based on reception signal strengths of the synchronization sequences;
transmitting, to the serving cell, a request not to transmit data to the terminal during a predetermined duration;
receiving, from the at least one other neighbor cell, at least one signal including a synchronization sequence and control information;
determining whether the timer is expired;
decoding the control information during the predetermined duration, if the at least one signal is received before the timer is expired;
identifying the at least one other neighbor cell based on the synchronization sequence and the decoded control information;
detecting a collision of synchronization sequences between access nodes; and
transmitting a message including information associated with the collision,
wherein the decoding of the control information comprises decoding the control information during the predetermined duration if reception signal strength of the at least one signal satisfies the condition for determining handover.

US Pat. No. 10,142,895

DEVICE AND METHOD OF HANDLING OFFLOAD PARAMETER ACCORDING TO CELL SELECTION

HTC Corporation, Taoyuan...

1. A communication device of handling an offload parameter according to a cell selection, comprising:a storage unit, for storing instructions of:
receiving at least one dedicated wireless local area network (WLAN) offload parameter and a dedicated WLAN offload timer from a first cell in a connected mode, wherein the at least one dedicated WLAN offload parameter is wlan-OffloadConfigDedicated in a long term evolution (LTE) system, or is WLAN_OFFLOAD_INFO in a universal mobile telecommunications system (UMTS);
receiving a radio resource control (RRC) connection release message from the first cell;
starting the dedicated WLAN offload timer;
performing a cell selection procedure in response to the RRC connection release message, after starting the dedicated WLAN offload timer;
selecting a second cell according to the cell selection procedure;
stopping the dedicated WLAN offload timer, after selecting the second cell; and
releasing the at least one dedicated WLAN offload parameter; and
a processing means, coupled to the storage unit, configured to execute the instructions stored in the storage unit.

US Pat. No. 10,142,894

INTERWORKING/CO-EXISTENCE OF INTEGRATED WLAN/3GPP RAT ARCHITECTURES WITH LEGACY WLAN/3GPP INTERWORKING SOLUTIONS

Intel Corporation, Santa...

1. A system, comprising:a base station radio interface comprising a wireless wide area network radio interface wherein the base station radio interface is associated with a wireless telecommunications network, to communicate with a user equipment (“UE”) using Radio Resource Control (“RRC”) signaling;
a wireless local area network (“WLAN”) radio interface to communicate with the UE using unlicensed frequency spectrum; and
processing circuitry to execute processor-executable instructions, wherein executing the processor-executable instructions causes the system to:
establish, by the WLAN radio interface, connection to a packet data network (“PDN”) via an internet service provider (“ISP”);
provide, by the WLAN radio interface, and to the base station radio interface, WLAN connection information, the WLAN connection information specifying parameters associated with connecting to the WLAN radio interface using the unlicensed frequency spectrum;
receive, by the base station radio interface from the UE, a request to perform a Non-Seamless WLAN Offload (“NSWO”) procedure;
provide, by the base station radio interface to the UE via RRC signalling, based on the request to perform the NSWO procedure, the WLAN connection information, wherein the WLAN connection information identifies that only a subset of data is to be offloaded based on one or more policies; and
establish, by the WLAN radio interface, a WLAN connection with the UE in accordance with the NSWO procedure being performed by the UE and the one or more policies.

US Pat. No. 10,142,893

PREDICTIVE RESERVATION OF RADIO CELLS FOR INTERRUPTION-FREE COMMUNICATION WITH A DATA CLOUD

Robert Bosch GmbH, Stutt...

1. A method for operating a terminal for a communication network, comprising:transmitting via the communication network by the terminal to a radio cell management server, based on a future travel route of the terminal, a reservation request for logging into a radio cell of the communication network located along the future travel route, to be able to log into the requested radio cell as a function of a response of the radio cell management server;
receiving, by the terminal from the radio cell management server, an indication of a period of time for which the requested radio cell is reserved for the terminal for logging into the requested radio cell;
determining, by the terminal, that the terminal will not reach the requested radio cell in the period of time; and
transmitting, by the terminal to the radio cell management server, an adapted reservation request based on the determining.

US Pat. No. 10,142,892

BASE STATION AND USER TERMINAL PERFORMING CONNECTION REESTABLISHMENT PROCESSING

KYOCERA Corporation, Kyo...

1. A base station comprising:a controller configured to perform connection reestablishment processing on a specific mobile station which has detected a radio link failure with another base station, in response to reception of a connection reestablishment request signal from the specific mobile station, wherein
the controller is configured to:
after the reception of the connection reestablishment request signal, perform processing of changing a value of a predetermined timer to be set to a subordinate mobile station of the base station or the another base station, based on information related to a situation of the connection reestablishment processing,
the predetermined timer is a timer that defines a maximum waiting time from transmission of the connection reestablishment request signal to reception of a connection reestablishment response signal in the mobile station, and
the information related to the situation of the connection reestablishment processing includes information indicating a rate that the base station does not receive a corresponding connection reestablishment complete signal among connection reestablishment response signals transmitted by the base station.

US Pat. No. 10,142,891

COMMUNICATION METHOD USING PLURALITY OF NETWORKS AND DEVICE SUPPORTING THE SAME

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method of an electronic device, the method comprising:receiving, by a first communication module supporting a first network, a measurement message for a second network;
providing the measurement message to a second communication module supporting the second network;
providing, by the second communication module, information on the second network to the first communication module in response to the measurement message;
reporting, by the first communication module, the information to the first network to cause the electronic device to handover a communication to the second network; and
during the communication with the second network, transmitting a message to the first network to resume a data service.

US Pat. No. 10,142,890

METHOD AND SYSTEM TO MINIMIZE DELAY IN CIRCUIT-SWITCHED FALLBACK (CSFB) PROCEDURE

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method in a terminal connected to a first network for a data service, the method comprising:receiving, from the first network, a first location area identifier (LAI) of a second network for a circuit switched (CS) service;
performing a scanning in an idle mode to obtain a second LAI and frequency information associated with the second LAI; and
after detecting that the first LAI matches the second LAI, switching from the first network to the second network based on the frequency information associated with the second LAI.

US Pat. No. 10,142,887

SCALABLE NETWORK FUNCTION VIRTUALIZATION

1. A system, comprising:a processor; and
a memory that stores executable instructions that, when executed by the processor, facilitate performance of operations, comprising:
performing, via a first virtual machine, a mobile network function for a mobile device; and
in response to a traffic load of the first virtual machine being determined to satisfy a defined condition representing a change of the traffic load, sending, to a second virtual machine, state information of the first virtual machine comprising a state of an Sx interface corresponding to the mobile network function to facilitate a performance, based on the state information, of the mobile network function by the second virtual machine.

US Pat. No. 10,142,886

SYSTEM AND METHOD TO FACILITATE GROUP REPORTING OF USER EQUIPMENT CONGESTION INFORMATION IN A NETWORK ENVIRONMENT

Cisco Technology, Inc., ...

1. A method comprising:receiving load information for a plurality of cells of a Radio Access Network (RAN), wherein the load information comprises an identity for each cell of the plurality of cells and a corresponding congestion level for each cell of the plurality of cells;
determining, for each of a plurality of user equipment (UE) in each cell, identification information for each UE and an Access Point Name (APN) to which each UE is connected;
identifying, from a plurality of policy servers, each policy server that serves each APN to which each UE in each cell of the plurality of cells is connected, wherein the identifying is performed by a RAN Congestion Awareness Function (RCAF), based on at least one of:
configuration information stored at the RCAF that identifies each policy server that serves each APN; and
configuration information provided to the RCAF from an external database that identifies each policy server that serves each APN; and
sending, to each of a particular policy server, congestion information comprising:
an identity for each of one or more cells having UE that are connected to each of one or more APN served by the particular policy server;
the corresponding congestion level for each of the one or more cells; and
a per-cell UE list identifying each of a plurality of UE connected to each of the one or more APN served by the particular policy server, wherein the sending is performed by the RCAF.

US Pat. No. 10,142,884

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROCESSING OF DATA IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method of parallel processing of data on a multi-core system, comprising:receiving a plurality of protocol data units (PDUs) by a plurality of processors;
classifying the received PDUs into a plurality of data groups each including at least one PDU;
processing the PDUs in the plurality of data groups in parallel by the plurality of processors to extract service data units (SDUs), wherein the plurality of data groups is processed by the plurality of processors respectively and the plurality of processors are configured to operate in parallel;
sorting the extracted SDUs by the plurality of processors to derive lists of sequentially contiguous SDUs; and
window-processing the derived lists of sequentially contiguous SDUs by the plurality of processors to output in-sequence SDUs.

US Pat. No. 10,142,883

NETWORK TROUBLESHOOTING METHOD AND DEVICE

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A method for network troubleshooting comprising:obtaining, by a network device, a power saving state and a discontinuous reception cycle value of a mobile device;
selecting, by the network device, a service recovery policy for the mobile device according to the power saving state when a mobility management entity (MME) managing the mobile device is faulty; and
initiating service recovery for the mobile device by the MME paging the mobile device using a downlink data notification message according to the discontinuous reception cycle value.

US Pat. No. 10,142,882

NETWORK GATEWAY AND A METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING PACKETS OF A DATA STREAM

Thomson Licensing, Issy-...

1. A network gateway, comprisinga buffer,
a transmission module that is configured to transmit packets of a data stream from a source device to a user device via a network medium, wherein the packets of the data stream are received from the source device by an uplink connection between the source device and the gateway, the packets are temporarily stored in the buffer and the packets are transmitted from the buffer to the user device by a downlink connection between the user device and the gateway, such that the downlink connection depends on the uplink connection, the downlink connection and the uplink connection sharing said network medium;
a protection module configured to provide a protection of the uplink connection reserving access to the network medium for the packets of the data stream of the uplink connection of said network medium, and
a control module that is configured to monitor the buffer and to send an instruction to the protection module to reduce the protection of the uplink connection if a buffer overflow is detected, so as to reduce access of the source device to the network medium.

US Pat. No. 10,142,879

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING CELL LOAD INFORMATION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting, by a cluster head eNodeB (eNB) of a Long Term Evolution (LTE) system, cell load information in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving cell load information requests of a cell in a Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS) from a plurality of slave eNBs of the LTE system, wherein the plurality of slave eNBs are connected with a mobility management entity (MME) through the cluster head eNB;
receiving the cell load information of the cell in the UMTS, from a radio network controller (RNC) of the UMTS; and
transmitting the received cell load information of the cell in the UMTS to the plurality of slave eNBs of the LTE system, respectively, in response to the received cell load information requests,
wherein the cluster head eNB is directly connected with the MME via an S1 interface and the plurality of slave eNBs via an X2 interface.

US Pat. No. 10,142,877

MANAGEMENT DEVICE, COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND COMMUNICATION CONTROL METHOD

Fujitsu Limited, Kawasak...

1. A management device comprising:a communication controller that
determines whether a user equipment indicated by a message received from a base station is a mobile terminal or a stationary terminal, and
when the communication controller determines that the user equipment is the stationary terminal, at termination of communication between the stationary terminal and the base station, determines connection method for the stationary terminal based on presence or absence of congestion in a core network, presence or absence of real-time property in data transmitted from the stationary terminal, a first available resource amount of a wired resource in the core network and a second available resource amount of a radio resource, the communication being terminated by the base station according to a request from the stationary terminal to the base station; and
a network interface unit that transmits a result of the determination by the communication controller to a base station.

US Pat. No. 10,142,876

SYSTEM OVERLOAD CONTROL WHEN IN EXTENDED COVERAGE

TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ER...

1. A network node configured to control system overload in a wireless communication system, the network node comprising:a processing module configured to indicate an implicit reject status in a synchronization channel (SCH) block;
a transceiver module configured to transmit the SCH block to at least one wireless device, wherein the implicit reject status indicates if a system access is allowed by the at least one wireless device prior to the at least one wireless device attempting the system access;
wherein the processing module is configured to indicate the implicit reject status in the SCH block by using a part of the SCH block; and,
wherein the processing module is configured to use the part of the SCH block to indicate the implicit reject status by including a multiple bit indication in a payload part of the SCH block.

US Pat. No. 10,142,875

COMPRESSED MODE FOR UMTS ENHANCED DEDICATED CHANNEL FOR CIRCUIT SWITCHED VOICE SERVICES

NOKIA SOLUTIONS AND NETWO...

1. An apparatus, comprising:at least one processor; and
at least one memory including computer program code,
the at least one memory and the computer program code configured to, with the at least one processor, cause the apparatus at least to:
configure a compressed mode during performing of a circuit switched voice service over a dedicated channel according to Wideband Code-Division Multiple Access operation in case a demand for network specific measurement is determined;
create measurement gaps in the data transmission;
in uplink, cause transmission of a voice frame to be compressed using a 10 ms transmission; and
in downlink, transmission of a voice frame to be compressed is stopped after a fixed number of slots have been transmitted, wherein the fixed number of slots results in a measurement gap with at least 14 slots.

US Pat. No. 10,142,874

BASE STATION APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ACQUIRING LOAD INFORMATION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

NEC Corporation, Tokyo (...

1. A base station apparatus that is capable of supporting a predetermined number or fewer of network operators, comprising:a memory that stores identifiers of network operators supported in a neighbor cell managed by another base station apparatus,
wherein the identifiers of network operators are obtained by exchanging a prescribed setup request message and a prescribed setup response message between the base station apparatus and the another base station apparatus, or are obtained based on prescribed network management data; and
a processor that is configured to execute a set of instructions to:
send a prescribed load information request message to the another base station apparatus, wherein the prescribed load information request message includes identification information of at least one of the network operators in the neighbor cell;
receive, from said another base station apparatus in response to the prescribed load information request message, a prescribed load information message that includes load information of the at least one network operator; and
acquire load information per network operator of the neighbor cell from the prescribed load information message,
wherein the identifiers of the network operators in the neighbor cell stored in the memory are arranged in a predetermined order which is shared with the another base station apparatus,
wherein the predetermined order is notified by the prescribed setup request message or by the prescribed setup response message received from the another base station apparatus.

US Pat. No. 10,142,873

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROCESSING STATE INFORMATION IN COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method by a user equipment in a radio access network, the method comprising:receiving, from a base station, a first control message comprising information on at least one frequency;
identifying whether an in device co-existence (IDC) interference is detected on one or more frequencies among the at least one frequency if the first control message further comprises an indication indicating that the user equipment is configured to transmit an IDC indication;
if the IDC interference is detected on the one or more frequencies, transmitting, to the base station, a second control message for providing a first IDC indication for the one or more frequencies, the second control message including information associated with a set of the one or more frequencies;
if the IDC interference is no longer detected on the one or more frequencies, transmitting, to the base station, a third control message for providing a second IDC indication, the third control message not including the information associated with the set of the one or more frequencies; and
if an IDC interference is detected on a set of at least one frequency that is different from the set of the one or more frequencies, transmitting, to the base station, a fourth control message for providing a third IDC indication for the set of the at least one frequency.

US Pat. No. 10,142,872

MEASUREMENT METHOD AND DEVICE FOR WIRELESS NETWORK COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A measurement method for a wireless network communications system, wherein the method is applied in time division duplex (TDD) standard systems for wireless communication, comprising:measuring, by a user equipment in the TDD standard systems for wireless communication, Interference Signal Code Power (ISCP) of downlink Time Slot 0 (TS0) of the TDD standard systems for wireless communication, and storing measurement results of the ISCP of TS0 according to a predetermined recording policy; and
reporting, by the user equipment, the measurement results of the ISCP of TS0 to a base station in the TDD standard systems for wireless communication, according to a predetermined reporting policy, wherein the predetermined reporting policy includes that the user equipment obtains the previously stored measurement results of the ISCP of TS0 before the user equipment enters into a connected status,
wherein the predetermined recording policy comprises storing the measurement results of the ISCP of TS0 when a predetermined storing triggering condition is satisfied, wherein the predetermined storing triggering condition is that when the user equipment experiences handover failure, the user equipment stores events of user equipment handover failure, and when the ISCP of TS0 in the TDD standard systems for wireless communication system parameters is lower or higher than a first predetermined corresponding threshold, the user equipment stores the ISCP of TS0 which has been obtained by a present measurement.

US Pat. No. 10,142,870

ESTIMATING APPARATUS AND COMPUTER READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM

MOTIV Research Co., Ltd.,...

1. A non-transitory computer readable storage medium that has stored thereon a program that causes a computer to function as:a measurement result acquiring unit that acquires: a serving cell RSRP (Reference Signal Received Power) indicating a reception strength of a reference signal received from one cell of an LTE (Long Term Evolution) system; an RSRQ (Reference Signal Received Quality) indicating a reception quality of the reference signal; and a non-serving cell RSRP indicating a reception strength of a reference signal received from another cell other than the one cell, the serving cell RSRP, the RSRQ and the non-serving cell RSRP being measured within the one cell; and
an estimate value deriving unit that derives, based on the serving cell RSRP, the RSRQ and the non-serving cell RSRP, an estimate value of at least any of: a PRB (Physical Resource Block) utilization ratio in the one cell; and a PRB average utilization ratio in the one cell and the other cell.

US Pat. No. 10,142,869

ESTIMATION OF WIRELESS SIGNAL STRENGTH AT A DISTANCE FROM DISTRIBUTED SURVEY

SR Technologies, Inc., D...

1. A method of estimating a wireless signal strength value of a wireless signal transmission for an unpopulated cell in an array corresponding to a geographic area, the method comprising:populating, at a computer system including processing circuitry, at least one cell along a route within the array with a corresponding received wireless signal strength value based on at least one measurement by at least one wireless device;
selecting, at the computer system including processing circuitry, a number of populated cells within a predetermined distance of the unpopulated cell;
identifying, at the computer system including processing circuitry, one of the number of populated cells within the predetermined distance of the unpopulated cell;
determining, at the computer system including processing circuitry, a maximum wireless signal strength value (MAX STRENGTH) from among the received wireless signal strength values that are based on the at least one measurement by the at least one wireless device;
estimating, at the computer system including processing circuitry, a first wireless signal strength value for the unpopulated cell based at least on a wireless signal strength value for the identified one of the number of populated cells and the MAX STRENGTH;
determining, at the computer system including processing circuitry, a maximum range value (MAX RANGE) represented by a largest distance between two populated cells, the estimating of the first wireless signal strength value for the unpopulated cell being further based on the determined MAX RANGE;
determining, at the computer system including processing circuitry, a first distance between the unpopulated cell and the identified one of the number of populated cells; and
determining, at the computer system including processing circuitry, a second distance between the identified one of the number of populated cells and a hypothetical location, the hypothetical location proximate a source of the wireless signal transmission, the MAX STRENGTH and MAX RANGE being used to calculate the second distance, the estimating of the first wireless signal strength value for the unpopulated cell is further based upon the first distance between the unpopulated cell and the identified one of the number of populated cells and the second distance between the identified one of the number of populated cells and the hypothetical location; and
storing, at the computer system including processing circuitry, the estimated first wireless signal strength value for the unpopulated cell in the array.

US Pat. No. 10,142,867

MOBILE COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND METHOD

1. A mobile communication device comprising:a communication interface for wireless communication of the mobile communication device with wireless devices over a wireless communication channel,
a channel simulation unit for simulating modified channel properties of the wireless communication channel,
a mode switch for switching the mobile communication device into a test mode, wherein the channel simulation unit is only active when the mobile communication device is in the test mode, and
a controllable bypass device for controllably bypassing the channel simulation unit in a standard operation mode of the mobile communication device.

US Pat. No. 10,142,866

MOBILE TERMINAL TESTING APPARATUS AND LOCAL OSCILLATION FREQUENCY DETECTION METHOD FOR MOBILE TERMINAL TESTING APPARATUS

ANRITSU CORPORATION, Kan...

1. A mobile terminal testing apparatus that, based on a parameter that is configured for each of multiple component carriers in carrier aggregation, sets one of the multiple component carriers to be a primary component carrier, sets the other component carriers to be a secondary component carrier, makes a call connection to a mobile terminal, and thus performs testing of the carrier aggregation, the mobile terminal testing apparatus comprising a processor configured to:make the call connection between the mobile terminal testing apparatus itself and the mobile terminal and control a condition for transmitting a transmission signal of the mobile terminal;
receive from the mobile terminal a signal which is set to be a prescribed transmission condition and detect a local oscillation frequency of the mobile terminal from the received signal;
wherein, in a case where testing of uplink carrier aggregation that is a frequency arrangement in which a primary component carrier and a secondary component carrier in uplink are contiguous within a frequency band is performed, the processor performs configuration for the mobile terminal in such a manner that the signal which is transmitted by the mobile terminal is set to be the prescribed transmission condition, and the local oscillation frequency is detected from the frequency band in which the primary component carrier and the secondary component carrier in the uplink are contiguous, using the signal that is set to be the prescribed transmission condition, which is received from the mobile terminal; and
wherein the processor is further configured to perform configuration for the mobile terminal in such a manner that the mobile terminal is caused to transmit user data and thus a state is provided where the user data is caused to have a deviation in a transmission spectrum, and
to detect a transmission signal for the user data transmitted by the mobile terminal and an image signal for the transmission signal, which are in the frequency band in which the primary component carrier and the secondary component carrier in the uplink are contiguous, and set a maximum-power frequency point that is midway between the transmission signal and the image signal, to be the local oscillation frequency.

US Pat. No. 10,142,864

DISTRIBUTED ANTENNA SYSTEM CONTINUITY

Corning Optical Communica...

1. A distributed antenna system (DAS), comprising:a first plurality of radio distribution/combiners (RDCs) configured for connecting to a plurality of communications services, each of the plurality of communications services provided through at least one sector;
a second plurality of RDCs connected with the first plurality of RDCs, the second plurality of RDCs configured for connecting to a plurality of Optical Input Modules (OIMs) for receiving the plurality of communications services, each of the second plurality of RDCs connected with one of the first plurality of RDCs;
a first switching matrix of a first plurality of switches connected at a first end to the plurality of communications services and at a second end to the first plurality of RDCs for routing the plurality of communications services to the first plurality of RDCs, each of the second plurality of RDCs separately addressable by one RDC of the first plurality of RDCs;
a second switching matrix of a second plurality of switches connected at a first end to the second plurality of RDCs and at a second end to the plurality of OIMs for routing the plurality of communications services to the plurality of OIMs, each of the plurality of OIMs separately addressable by each RDC of the second plurality of RDCs; and
a control module configured for routing the plurality of communications services to the first plurality of RDCs and for routing the plurality of communications services to the plurality of OIMs, wherein
the control module is configured, in the event of a failure of a first communications service, for controlling routing of a second communications service through the plurality of RDCs and the first and second switching matrices to at least one of the plurality of OIMs to provide a substitute service for the failed first communications service.

US Pat. No. 10,142,862

WIRELESS NETWORK LOCATION TECHNIQUES

INTEL IP CORPORATION, Sa...

1. At least one non-transitory machine-readable medium comprising a plurality of instructions that, in response to being executed on a computing device, cause the computing device to:send a time of flight (ToF) announcement comprising a sounding preamble count parameter;
send a first null data packet (NDP) comprising a first sounding preamble set size of a size specified by the sounding preamble count parameter;
receive a ToF response comprising a ToF result parameter to indicate a measured difference between previously exchanged NDPs, and a measurement poll parameter comprising a minimum time to determine the measured difference between previously exchanged NDPs;
receive a second NDP comprising a second sounding preamble set of the size specified by the sounding count parameter; and
determine a time of flight based on the ToF response and the second NDP.

US Pat. No. 10,142,861

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR MONITORING DEVICE-TO-DEVICE COMMUNICATION AND COMPUTER STORAGE MEDIUM

1. A method for monitoring Device-to-Device, D2D, communication, comprising:a D2D User Equipment UE, acquiring D2D receiving resource pool information and monitoring D2D resources according to the D2D receiving resource pool information; wherein
the D2D receiving resource pool information comprises D2D Scheduling Assignment, SA, resource pool information for receiving; wherein
the D2D SA resource pool information for receiving comprises a valid timer or D2D SA resource pool information for receiving corresponding to at least one D2D group; wherein,
the valid timer is acquired by the D2D UE through a way of pre-configuration or default setting determined according to a protocol or self-setting; or
the D2D SA resource pool information for receiving corresponding to the at least one D2D group comprises at least one D2D group identification; wherein
the D2D SA resource pool information for receiving corresponding to the at least one D2D group further comprises at least one of: carrier frequency information, bandwidth information, Resource Block, RB, information, a subframe pattern, time domain or frequency domain resource information, a resource allocation mode, sending or receiving indication information and applicable area information; wherein
the D2D UE acquiring the D2D receiving resource pool information comprises: the D2D UE voluntarily determining the D2D SA resource pool information for receiving according to the D2D group identification of the D2D group to which the D2D UE belongs.