Below are listed U.S. patents issued to Montana inventors July 24-Aug. 28, 2018. For assistance in patent filing, call Billings patent attorney Antoinette M. Tease at 406-294-9000.
Nicole Smith of Centennial, Colo., and Noel Erwin Palmer of Bozeman: Transdermal cannabinoid formulations. 10,028, 904, July 24, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, Madison, Wis.
Mary E. Bellizzi of Missoula; David A. Betebenner and Todd W. Rockway, both of Grayslake, Ill; Jean-Christophe C. Califano of Whitefish Bay, Wis.; William A. Carroll and Daniel D. Caspi, both of Evanston, Ill.; David A. DeGoey, of Salem, Wis.; Pamela L. Donner and Kathy Sarris, both of Mundelein, Ill.; Charles A. Flentge of Pittsburgh; Yi Gao of Vernon Hills, Ill.; Charles W. Hutchins of Green Oaks, Ill.; Douglas K. Hutchinson of Newton, Conn.; Tammie K. Jinkerson of Pleasant Prairie, Wis.; Warren M. Kati, Allan C. Krueger and Wenke Li, all of Gurnee of Gurnee, Ill.; Ryan G. Keddy of Beach Park, Calif.; Dachun Liu of Vernon Hills, Ill.; Clarence J. Maring of Palatine, Ill.; Mark A. Matulenko of Libertyville, Ill.; Christopher E. Motter of Oak Creek, Wis.; Lissa T. Nelson of Highland Park, Ill.; Sachin V. Patel of Round Lake, Ill.; John K. Pratt of Kenosha, Wis.; John T. Randolph of Libertyville, Ill.; Michael D. Tufano of Chicago; Seble H. Wagaw of Lake Bluff, Ill.; and Rolf Wagner and Kevin R. Woller and Antioch, Ill.: Anti-viral compounds. 10,028,937, July 24, AbbVie Inc., North Chicago, Ill.
Dennis E. Soucie and Gary A. White, both of Big Fork: Ergonomic cutting shears. 10,029, July 24.
Ben Fisher of Bozeman; Kevin Dean Miller of Belgrade; Kevin Fenger of San Francisco; Hari Krishna Menon of Coppell, Texas; and Timoth Gradl of South Jordan, Utah: Intermediate process for integrating external social network incidents into an incident management pipeline. 10,033,599, July 24, Oracle International Corp., Redwood Shores, Calif.
Dennis Grisamore of Helena: Ornamental design for a holster. D823,596, July 24, Grizzly Guard LLC, Butte.
Jerry McPherson of Colstrip: Adjustable animal decoy with simulated feather/fur exterior. 10,034,474, July 31, Flint Holdings LLC, Hummelstown, Penn.
Joshua Earl Hixon of Corvallis, and Shane Clagett of Stevensville: Systems and methods for locking a starting block stem within an anchor. 10,035,034, July 31, Everlast Climbing Industries Inc., Medota Heights, Minn.
William J. Ritter of Bozeman: Boot binding system with foot latch pedal. 10,035,058, July 31, Spark R&D IP Holdings LLC, Bozeman.
Stephen C. Crouch, Zeb W. Barber and Randy R. Reibel, all of Bozeman, and Brant M. Kaylor, of Merrimack, N.H.: Method and system for three dimensional holographic aperture synthesis. 10,036,812, July 31, Blackmore Sensors and Analytics Inc., Bozeman.
Donald Claude Thelen Jr. of Bozeman: Method of forming a semiconductor device and structure therefore. 10,038,447, July 31, Semiconductor Components Industries LLC, Phoenix.
Kevin A. Ames of Livingston and Michael C. Monaghan of Bozeman: Coupling of radio hardware with a mobile device acting as a software defined radio. 10,038,768, July 31, Beartooth Radio Inc., Bozeman.
David Harriton of Missoula and Mark Stouffer of Oakland Township, Mich.: Ornamental design for a wheel. D824,317, July 31, StreetCar ORV LLC, Wixom, Mich.
Gregg L. Tvetene, Timothy Boelter and Jake Bies, all of Billings: Sod harvester with flap control device. 10,039,221, Aug. 7, Trebo Holding Inc., Billings.
Daniel T. Morgan of Freedom, Wyo., and Steven H. Bixby, Zach T. Morgan and Judy G. Devine, all of Missoula: Ocular irrigation device and method. 10,039,667, Aug. 7, Mortan Inc., Missoula.
Mary E. Bellizzi of Missoula; David A. Betebenner and Todd W. Rockway, both of Grayslake, Ill.; Jean-Christophe C. Califano of Whitefish Bay, Wis.; William A. Carroll and Daniel D. Caspi, both of Evanston, Ill.; David A. DeGoey of Salem, Wis.; Pamela L. Donner of Mundelein, Ill.; Charles A. Donner of Pittsburgh; Yi Gao of Vernon Hills, Ill.; Charles W. Hutchins of Green Oaks, Ill.; Douglas K. Hutchinson of Newton, Conn.; Tammie K. Jinkerson of Pleasant Prairie, Wis.; Warren M. Jinkerson, Allan C. Krueger and Wenke Li, all of Gurnee, Ill.; Ryan G. Krueger of Beach Park, Ill.; Dachun Liu of Vernon Hills, Ill.; Clarence J. Maring of Palatine, Ill.; Mark A. Matulenko of Libertyville, Ill.; Christopher E. Matulenko of Oak Creek, Wis.; Lissa T. Nelson of Highland Park, Ill.; Sachin V. Patel of Round Lake, Ill.; John K. Pratt of Kenosha, Wis.; John T. Randolph of Libertyville, Ill.; Kathy Sarris of Mundelein, Ill.; Michael D. Tufano of Chicago; Seble H. Wagaw of Lake Bluff, Ill.; Rolf Wagner of Antioch, Ill.; and Kevin R. Woller of Antioch, Ill.: Anti-viral compounds. 10,039,754, Aug. 7, AbbVie Inc., North Chicago, Ill.
Derek Allen of Faiview and Dilllon Allen and Dave Allen, both of Rigby, Idaho: Fire tube wrap. 10,041,621, Aug. 7.
Andrey Zykin of Getzville, N.Y., and Alcinda Miller of Emigrant: LED spirit system and manufacturing method. 10,043,783, Aug. 7.
Paul N. Smith of Bozeman; Aden P. Wright of Chico, Calif.; Bryan P. Peterson of Isanti, Minn.; Christopher D. Laack of Kansas City, Mo.; and Robert J. Meinert of Andover, Minn.: Ornamental design for a charging handle. D825,020, Aug. 7, Vista Outdoor Operations LLC, Farmington, Utah.
Daniel J. Woodruff, Gregory J. Wilson and Paul R. McHugh, all of Kalispell: Electroplating apparatus. 10,047,453, Aug. 14, Applied Materials Inc., Santa Clara, Calif.
Dawson I. Grunzweig and Justin Sowa, both of Great Falls: Removable connectable units for power, light, data or other functions: 10,047,940, Aug. 14.
Kevin J. Negus of Philipsburg; Sagnik Ghosh of San Jose, Calif.; and Badri Varadarajan of Mountain View, Calif.: Radio with interference measurement during a blanking interval. 10,051,643, Aug. 14, Skyline Partners Technology LLC, Denver.
Allan Ward Overcast of Billings: System and device for nearfield gunshot and explosion detection. 10,054,576, Aug. 21, Tracer Technology Systems Inc., Billings.
Paul Beard of Bigfork: Systems and methods for regulating the location of an unmanned aerial system (UAS). 10,054,941, Aug. 21, uAvionix Corp., Bigfork.
Larry C. Hoffman of Butte: Friction stabilizer pull tester and method. 10,060,809, Aug. 28.
Adam Bily and John Desmond Hunt, both of Seattle; Anna K. Boadman of Allston, Mass.; Russell Hannigan of Sammamish, Wash.; Nathan Kundtz of Kirkland, Wash.; David R. Nash of Arlington, Wash.; Ryan Allan Stevenson of Woodinville, Wash.; and Philip A. Sullivan of Bozeman: Surface scattering antennas. 10,062,968, Aug. 28, The Invention Science Fund LLC.
Kevin J. Negus of Philipsburg and James A. Proctor Jr. of Melbourne Beach, Fla.: Zero division duplexing MIMO radio with adaptable RF and/or baseband cancellation. 10,063,363, Aug. 28, Skyline Partners Technology LLC, Boulder, Colo.
Deborah A. Cress of Stevensville: Ornamental design for a quick snap curb strap. D827,214, Aug. 28.