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[January 03, 2014]

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Washington (Jan. 3)

(Targeted News Service Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Targeted News Service Targeted News Service ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 3 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Washington.

*** Amazon Technologies Assigned Patent for Systems Methods for Allocating Inventory Fulfillment Network ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 3 -- Amazon Technologies, Reno, Nev., has been assigned a patent (8,620,707) developed by Dmitriy Belyi, Seattle, and Xiao Yu Li, Seattle, for "systems and methods for allocating inventory in a fulfillment network." The patent application was filed on June 29, 2011 (13/172,153). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=20&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20131231.PD.&s2=%28NV.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/NV&RS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/NV Written by Deviprasad Jena; edited by Jaya Anand.


*** International Business Machines Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 3 -- International Business Machines, Armonk, N.Y., has been assigned a patent (8,619,979) developed by five co-inventors for a "physically unclonable function implemented through threshold voltage comparison." The co-inventors are Joel T. Ficke, Madison, Wis., William E. Hall, Hawthorne, N.Y., Terence B. Hook, Essex Junction, Vt., Michael A. Sperling, Poughkeepsie, N.Y., and Larry Wissel, Essex Junction, Vt.

The patent application was filed on June 25, 2010 (12/823,278). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=3&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=113&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20131231.PD.&s2=%28NY.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/NY&RS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/NY Written by Sudarshan Harpal; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Amazon Technologies Assigned Patent for Processing Packet Routing Information ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 3 -- Amazon Technologies, Reno, Nev., has been assigned a patent (8,619,780) developed by four co-inventors for a "processing packet routing information." The co-inventors are Eric Jason Brandwine, Haymarket, Va., Swaminathan Sivasubramanian, Seattle, Bradley E. Marshall, Bainbridge Island, Wash., and Tate Andrew Certain, Seattle.

The patent application was filed on Sept. 30, 2010 (12/894,702). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=23&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20131231.PD.&s2=%28NV.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/NV&RS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/NV Written by Deviprasad Jena; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Microsoft Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 3 -- Microsoft, Redmond, Wash., has been assigned a patent (8,620,907) developed by seven co-inventors for a "matching funnel for large document index." The co-inventors are Knut Magne Risvik, Mo I Rana, Norway, Michael Hopcroft, Kirkland, Wash., John G. Bennett, Bellevue, Wash., Karthik Kalyanaraman, Bellevue, Wash., Trishul Chilimbi, Seattle, Chad P. Walters, Bellevue, Wash., and Jan Otto Pedersen, Los Altos, Calif.

The patent application was filed on Nov. 22, 2010 (12/951,528). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=2&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=61&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20131231.PD.&s2=%28WA.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/WA&RS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/WA Written by Sudarshan Harpal; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** International Business Machines Assigned Patent for Systems and Methods for Throttling Fabric Login in Fibre Channel Adapter ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 3 -- International Business Machines, Armonk, N.Y., has been assigned a patent (8,619,574) developed by Dung N. Dang, Seattle, Steven E. Klein, Tucson, Ariz., and Daniel W. Sherman, Los Angeles, for "systems and methods for throttling a fabric login in a fibre channel adapter." The patent application was filed on Oct. 11, 2010 (12/902,112). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=3&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=119&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20131231.PD.&s2=%28NY.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/NY&RS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/NY Written by Sudarshan Harpal; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Corbis Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 3 -- Corbis, Seattle, has been assigned a patent (8,620,905) developed by four co-inventors for a "proximity-based method for determining concept relevance within a domain ontology." The co-inventors are Joseph Ellsworth, Bainbridge Island, Wash., Michael Ree, Seattle, James Helms, Bellevue, Wash., and Jarett Funnell, Lake Stevens, Wash.

The patent application was filed on April 18, 2012 (13/449,716). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=2&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=62&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20131231.PD.&s2=%28WA.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/WA&RS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/WA Written by Sudarshan Harpal; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Microsoft Assigned Patent for Searching Files ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 3 -- Microsoft, Redmond, Wash., has been assigned a patent (8,620,894) developed by Apurva Ashwin Doshi, Seattle, Juan-Lee Pang, Redmond, Wash., and Bohdan W. Raciborski, Redmond, Wash., for searching files.

The patent application was filed on Dec. 21, 2010 (12/973,949). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=2&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=64&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20131231.PD.&s2=%28WA.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/WA&RS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/WA Written by Sudarshan Harpal; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Microsoft Assigned Patent for Scalable Blob Storage Integrated with Scalable Structured Storage ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 3 -- Microsoft, Redmond, Wash., has been assigned a patent (8,620,884) developed by seven co-inventors for a "scalable blob storage integrated with scalable structured storage." The co-inventors are Bradley Gene Calder, Bellevue, Wash., Ju Wang, Redmond, Wash., Xinran Wu, Seattle, Niranjan Nilakantan, Redmond, Wash., Deepali Bhardwaj, Snohomish, Wash., Shashwat Srivastav, Seattle, and Alexander Felsobuki Nagy, Seattle.

The patent application was filed on Oct. 24, 2008 (12/257,747). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=2&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=66&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20131231.PD.&s2=%28WA.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/WA&RS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/WA Written by Sudarshan Harpal; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Microsoft Assigned Patent for Techniques to Manage Retention Policy Tags ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 3 -- Microsoft, Redmond, Wash., has been assigned a patent (8,620,869) developed by six co-inventors for "techniques to manage retention policy tags." The co-inventors are Ashish Consul, Redmond, Wash., Harvey Rook, Redmond, Wash., Rajasi Saha, Redmond, Wash., Andrew Sullivan, Seattle, Galen Elias, Redmond, Wash., and Julian Zbogar-Smith, Redmond, Wash.

The patent application was filed on Sept. 25, 2008 (12/237,940). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=2&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=67&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20131231.PD.&s2=%28WA.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/WA&RS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/WA Written by Sudarshan Harpal; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Microsoft Assigned Patent for Mute Control in Audio Endpoints ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 3 -- Microsoft, Redmond, Wash., has been assigned a patent (8,620,653) developed by Ross G. Cutler, Duvall, Wash., for a "mute control in audio endpoints." The patent application was filed on June 18, 2009 (12/486,761). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=2&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=80&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20131231.PD.&s2=%28WA.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/WA&RS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/WA Written by Sudarshan Harpal; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** VoiceBox Technologies Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 3 -- VoiceBox Technologies, Bellevue, Wash., has been assigned a patent (8,620,659) developed by Philippe Di Cristo, Bellevue, Wash., Chris Weider, Everett, Wash., and Robert A. Kennewick, Seattle, for a "system and method of supporting adaptive misrecognition in conversational speech." The patent application was filed on Feb. 7, 2011 (13/022,370). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=2&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=79&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20131231.PD.&s2=%28WA.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/WA&RS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/WA Written by Sudarshan Harpal; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Cequint Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 3 -- Cequint, Seattle, has been assigned a patent (8,620,281) developed by Mark Gosselin, Seattle, and Rick Hennessey, Bainbridge Island, Wash., for a "system and method for determination and display of "in-network caller" notification on a mobile device." The patent application was filed on April 13, 2009 (12/422,935). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=2&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=88&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20131231.PD.&s2=%28WA.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/WA&RS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/WA Written by Sudarshan Harpal; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Microsoft Assigned Patent for Flexible Speech-activated Command and Control ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 3 -- Microsoft, Redmond, Wash., has been assigned a patent (8,620,667) developed by Felix Andrew, Seattle, for a "flexible speech-activated command and control." The patent application was filed on Oct. 17, 2005 (11/251,681). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=2&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=78&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20131231.PD.&s2=%28WA.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/WA&RS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/WA Written by Sudarshan Harpal; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Microsoft Assigned Patent for Managing Data Transfer Between Endpoints in Distributed Computing Environment ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 3 -- Microsoft, Redmond, Wash., has been assigned a patent (8,620,889) developed by four co-inventors for "managing data transfer between endpoints in a distributed computing environment." The co-inventors are Akash Jeevan Sagar, Redmond, Wash., Muthukaruppan Annamalai, Bellevue, Wash., Vladimir D. Fedorov, Bellevue, Wash., and Richard Y. Chung, Bothell, Wash.

The patent application was filed on March 27, 2008 (12/057,364). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=2&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=65&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20131231.PD.&s2=%28WA.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/WA&RS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/WA Written by Sudarshan Harpal; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Amazon.com Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 3 -- Amazon.com, Seattle, has been assigned a patent (8,620,767) developed by Gregory D. Linden, Seattle, Brent Russell Smith, Redmond, Wash., and Nida K. Zada, Seattle, for "recommendations based on items viewed during a current browsing session." The patent application was filed on March 14, 2013 (13/828,146). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=2&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=74&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20131231.PD.&s2=%28WA.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/WA&RS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/WA Written by Sudarshan Harpal; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Microsoft Assigned Patent for Location-to-landmark ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 3 -- Microsoft, Redmond, Wash., has been assigned a patent (8,620,570) developed by Patrick M. Baudisch, Seattle, Wash., and John C. Krumm, Redmond, Wash., for a location-to-landmark.

The patent application was filed on March 30, 2012 (13/435,229). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=2&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=82&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20131231.PD.&s2=%28WA.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/WA&RS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/WA Written by Sudarshan Harpal; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** IVP Holdings III Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 3 -- IVP Holdings III, Bellevue, Wash., has been assigned a patent (8,620,800) developed by five co-inventors for "determining patent infringement risk exposure using litigation analysis." The co-inventors are Fadi Micaelian, Menlo Park, Calif., Matt Huey, Santa Clara, Calif., Richard Schank, Oakland, Calif., Sanjay Prasad, Los Altos, Calif., and Gregory D. Gorder, Seattle.

The patent application was filed on Sept. 12, 2011 (13/230,704). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=2&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=72&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20131231.PD.&s2=%28WA.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/WA&RS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/WA Written by Sudarshan Harpal; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Microsoft Assigned Patent for Document Vault and Application Platform ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 3 -- Microsoft, Redmond, Wash., has been assigned a patent (8,620,778) developed by Jagan M. Malkareddy, Kirkland, Wash., for a "document vault and application platform." The patent application was filed on Jan. 20, 2009 (12/356,331). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=2&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=73&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20131231.PD.&s2=%28WA.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/WA&RS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/WA Written by Sudarshan Harpal; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Microsoft Assigned Patent for Implicit Group Formation Around Feed Content for Mobile Devices ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 3 -- Microsoft, Redmond, Wash., has been assigned a patent (8,620,385) developed by Scott J. Counts, Seattle, Shelly D. Farnham, Seattle, and Jordan L.K. Schwartz, Seattle, for an "implicit group formation around feed content for mobile devices." The patent application was filed on July 9, 2012 (13/543,981). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=2&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=84&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20131231.PD.&s2=%28WA.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/WA&RS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/WA Written by Sudarshan Harpal; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Microsoft Assigned Patent for Speech Recognition Macro Runtime ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 3 -- Microsoft, Redmond, Wash., has been assigned a patent (8,620,652) developed by Robert L. Chambers, Sammamish, Wash., and Brian King, San Diego, for a "speech recognition macro runtime." The patent application was filed on March 18, 2008 (12/048,714). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=2&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=81&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20131231.PD.&s2=%28WA.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/WA&RS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/WA Written by Sudarshan Harpal; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Microsoft Assigned Patent for Reputation Assessment Via Karma Points ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 3 -- Microsoft, Redmond, Wash., has been assigned a patent (8,620,822) developed by Garry R. Wiseman, Issaquah, Wash., and Kurt Weber, Seattle, for a "reputation assessment via karma points." The patent application was filed on Feb. 1, 2007 (11/670,130). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=2&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=70&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20131231.PD.&s2=%28WA.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/WA&RS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/WA Written by Sudarshan Harpal; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Microsoft Assigned Patent for Activation System Architecture ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 3 -- Microsoft, Redmond, Wash., has been assigned a patent (8,620,818) developed by five co-inventors for an activation system architecture. The co-inventors are Aidan T. Hughes, Bellevue, Wash., Alexander V. Baxter, Redmond, Wash., Mark Kenworthy, Duvall, Wash., Alexander Frank, Bellevue, Wash., and Oliver Szimmetat, Redmond, Wash.

The patent application was filed on June 25, 2007 (11/821,777). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=2&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=71&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20131231.PD.&s2=%28WA.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/WA&RS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/WA Written by Sudarshan Harpal; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Microsoft Assigned Patent for Mobile Device Dynamic Background ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 3 -- Microsoft, Redmond, Wash., has been assigned a patent (8,620,294) developed by Stephanie E. Teng, Seattle, for a "mobile device dynamic background." The patent application was filed on Sept. 25, 2008 (12/238,014). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=2&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=87&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20131231.PD.&s2=%28WA.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/WA&RS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/WA Written by Sudarshan Harpal; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Microsoft Assigned Patent for Method for Implementing the .pi./8 Gate in genus=1 Ising System ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 3 -- Microsoft, Redmond, Wash., has been assigned a patent (8,620,835) developed by four co-inventors for a "method for implementing the .pi./8 gate in a genus=1 Ising system." The co-inventors are Michael Freedman, Redmond, Wash., Parsa Bonderson, Santa Barbara, Calif., Chetan Nayak, Santa Barbara, Calif., and Sankar Das Sarma, Potomac, Md.

The patent application was filed on Dec. 28, 2010 (12/979,778). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=2&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=69&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20131231.PD.&s2=%28WA.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/WA&RS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/WA Written by Sudarshan Harpal; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** AT&T Mobility II Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 3 -- AT&T Mobility II, Atlanta, has been assigned a patent (8,620,361) developed by Matthew Bailey, Seattle, Chris Bryant, Duvall, Wash., and William Rosenberg, Austin, Texas, for an "intelligent routing of SMS and MMS messages to short codes." The patent application was filed on Dec. 8, 2009 (12/633,492). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=40&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20131231.PD.&s2=%28GA.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/GA&RS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/GA Written by Sudarshan Harpal; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Eden Rock Communications Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 3 -- Eden Rock Communications, Bothell, Wash., has been assigned a patent (8,620,333) developed by Eamonn Gormley, Redmond, Wash., for "systems and methods for base station reference frequency and timing correction." The patent application was filed on Feb. 19, 2010 (12/709,372). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=2&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=85&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20131231.PD.&s2=%28WA.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/WA&RS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/WA Written by Sudarshan Harpal; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** AT&T Intellectual Property I Assigned Patent for Policy Enabled Roaming Gateway in Communication Network ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 3 -- AT&T Intellectual Property I, Atlanta, has been assigned a patent (8,620,309) developed by Qingmin J. Hu, Sammamish, Wash., and Farooq Bari, Bothell, Wash., for a "policy enabled roaming gateway in a communication network." The patent application was filed on Aug. 3, 2010 (12/849,422). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=45&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20131231.PD.&s2=%28GA.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/GA&RS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/GA Written by Sudarshan Harpal; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Microsoft Assigned Patent for Multi-channel Audio Encoding and Decoding ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 3 -- Microsoft, Redmond, Wash., has been assigned a patent (8,620,674) developed by Naveen Thumpudi, Redmond, Wash., and Wei-Ge Chen, Sammamish, Wash., for a "multi-channel audio encoding and decoding." The patent application was filed on Jan. 31, 2013 (13/756,314). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=2&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=77&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20131231.PD.&s2=%28WA.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/WA&RS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/WA Written by Sudarshan Harpal; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** AT&T Mobility II Assigned Patent for Method and Apparatus for Distributed Roaming Master in Wireless Data Networks ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 3 -- AT&T Mobility II, Atlanta, has been assigned a patent (8,620,308) developed by Arturo Maria, Bellevue, Wash., for a "method and apparatus for a distributed roaming master (DRM) in wireless data networks." The patent application was filed on Aug. 14, 2009 (12/541,599). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=46&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20131231.PD.&s2=%28GA.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/GA&RS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/GA Written by Sudarshan Harpal; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** AT&T Mobility II Assigned Patent for Location-based Transmitter Selection and Handoff ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 3 -- AT&T Mobility II, Atlanta, has been assigned a patent (8,620,293) developed by Jeffrey A. Krinsky, Woodinville, Wash., for a "location-based transmitter selection and handoff." The patent application was filed on June 19, 2008 (12/142,643). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=49&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20131231.PD.&s2=%28GA.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/GA&RS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/GA Written by Sudarshan Harpal; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Concur Technologies Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 3 -- Concur Technologies, Redmond, Wash., has been assigned a patent (8,620,750) developed by five co-inventors for a "method and system for targeting messages to travelers." The co-inventors are Thomas DePasquale, Alexandria, Va., John Love, Woodinville, Wash., Michael Lore, Vienna, Va., Michael Fredericks, Fairfax, Va., and Andrew Csontos, Alexandria, Va.

The patent application was filed on Oct. 20, 2011 (13/277,923). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=2&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=76&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20131231.PD.&s2=%28WA.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/WA&RS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/WA Written by Sudarshan Harpal; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Microsoft Assigned Patent for Robotic Drive System Modularity ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 3 -- Microsoft, Redmond, Wash., has been assigned a patent (8,620,489) developed by Russell Irvin Sanchez, Seattle, and Efstathios Papaefstathiou, Redmond, Wash., for a "robotic drive system modularity." The patent application was filed on Dec. 24, 2010 (12/978,506). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=2&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=83&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20131231.PD.&s2=%28WA.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/WA&RS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/WA Written by Sudarshan Harpal; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Boeing Assigned Patent for Discretely Tailored Multi-zone Bondline for Fail-safe Structural Repair ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 3 -- Boeing, Chicago, has been assigned a patent (8,617,694) developed by Eugene A. Dan-Jumbo, Bothell, Wash., Russell L. Keller, Maple Valley, Wash., and Everett A. Westerman, Auburn, Wash., for a "discretely tailored multi-zone bondline for fail-safe structural repair." The patent application was filed on Oct. 13, 2010 (12/903,489). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=2&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=79&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20131231.PD.&s2=%28IL.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/IL&RS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/IL Written by Satyaban Rath; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Boeing Assigned Patent for Multi-functional Aircraft Structures ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 3 -- Boeing, Chicago, has been assigned a patent (8,617,687) developed by Douglas A. McCarville, Orting, Wash., Juan C. Guzman, Seattle, and Daniel M. Rotter, Lake Forest Park, Wash., for multi-functional aircraft structures.

The patent application was filed on Aug. 3, 2009 (12/534,356). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=2&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=80&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20131231.PD.&s2=%28IL.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/IL&RS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/IL Written by Satyaban Rath; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Honeywell International Assigned Patent for Weather Radar Beam-sharpening and De-quantization ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 3 -- Honeywell International, Morristown, N.J., has been assigned a patent (8,618,977) developed by Brian P. Bunch, Snohomish, Wash., for the "weather radar beam-sharpening and de-quantization." The patent application was filed on March 18, 2011 (13/051,769). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=86,18,977.PN.&OS=PN/86,18,977&RS=PN/86,18,977 Written by Amal Ahmed; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Merck Sharp & Dohme Assigned Patent for Fiber-reinforced Composite ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 3 -- Merck Sharp & Dohme, Rahway, N.J., has been assigned a patent (8,618,277) developed by Leonid Beigelman, San Mateo, Calif., and James McSwiggen, Bothell, Wash., for the "RNA interference mediated inhibition of gene expression using chemically modified short interfering nucleic acid (siNA)." The patent application was filed on May 25, 2012 (13/480,655). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=86,18,277.PN.&OS=PN/86,18,277&RS=PN/86,18,277 Written by Amal Ahmed; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Boston University, Hemaquest Pharmaceuticals Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 3 -- Boston University, Boston, and Hemaquest Pharmaceuticals, Seattle, have been assigned a patent (8,618,068) developed by Susan P. Perrine, Weston, Mass., Douglas V. Faller, Weston, Mass., and Ronald J. Berenson, Mercer Island, Wash., for "methods and low dose regimens for treating red blood cell disorders." The patent application was filed on Dec. 8, 2010 (12/963,490). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=2&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=76&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20131231.PD.&s2=%28MA.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/MA&RS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/MA Written by Kusum Sangma; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Cutsforth Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 3 -- Cutsforth, Cohasset, Minn., has been assigned a patent (8,618,943) developed by Robert S. Cutsforth, Bellingham, Wash., and Denis Robert Bourdeau, Littleton, Colo., for a "brush holder assembly monitoring apparatus, assembly, system and method." The patent application was filed on May 24, 2007 (11/752,965). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=48&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20131231.PD.&s2=%28MN.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/MN&RS=ISD/12/31/2013+AND+AS/MN Written by Kusum Sangma; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Advanced Micro Devices Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 3 -- Advanced Micro Devices, Sunnyvale, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,621,131) developed by four co-inventors for methods, computer-readable mediums, articles of manufacture and systems for "generating a packet with a first semiconductor chip." The co-inventors are Gabriel H. Loh, Bellevue, Wash., Bradford M. Beckmann, Redmond, Wash., Jaewoong Chung, Sunnyvale, Calif., and Subho Chatterjee, Atlanta.

The patent application was filed on Aug. 30, 2011 (13/221,465). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8621131.PN.&OS=PN/8621131&RS=PN/8621131 Written by Merly Lapig; edited by Marlyn Vitin.

*** Intel Assigned Patent for Offline Advertising Services ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 3 -- Intel, Santa Clara, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,621,046) developed by four co-inventors for methods and apparatus "for provision of offline advertising services." The co-inventors are Mahamood Hussain, Seattle, Dennis Luo, Bellevue, Wash., Krishnamurthy Sridharan, San Jose, Calif., and Dattatraya Kulkarni, Santa Clara, Calif.

The patent application was filed on Dec. 26, 2009 (12/647,463). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8621046.PN.&OS=PN/8621046&RS=PN/8621046 Written by Merly Lapig; edited by Marlyn Vitin.

*** Google Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 3 -- Google, Mountain View, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,621,093) developed by six co-inventors for a system, apparatus and method for "non-blocking of head end initiated revocation and delivery of entitlements non-addressable digital media network." The co-inventors are Jeffrey Lee Tinker, Kenmore, Wash., Charles Duncan MacLean, Claremont, Calif., Hamid Shaheed Ali, Edmonds, Wash., Edward Charles Hiar, Lynnwood, Wash., Michael Rutman, Gainesville, Fla., and Glenn A. Morten, Bellevue, Wash.

The patent application was filed on May 21, 2008 (12/125,032). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8621093.PN.&OS=PN/8621093&RS=PN/8621093 Written by Merly Lapig; edited by Marlyn Vitin.

*** Google Assigned Patent for Settings and State Information Synchronization ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 3 -- Google, Mountain View, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,621,091) developed by two co-inventors for a system and method "for synchronizing settings and state information for a browser component." The co-inventors are Frederick Ziya Ramos Akalin, Seattle, and Benjamin Thomas Kalman, Chatswood, Australia.

The patent application was filed on Jan. 27, 2012 (13/360,606). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8621091.PN.&OS=PN/8621091&RS=PN/8621091 Written by Merly Lapig; edited by Marlyn Vitin.

*** Google Assigned Patent for Digital Goods Ranking ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 3 -- Google, Mountain View, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,620,914) developed by six co-inventors for "[r]anking of digital goods in a marketplace." The co-inventors are Michael Noth, Bothell, Wash., Chee Heng Chew, Redmond, Wash., Rahul Roy-Chowdhury, Redwood City, Calif., Erik Kay, Belmont, Calif., Qian Huang, Sammamish, Wash., and Qinming Fang, Bellevue, Wash.

The patent application was filed on May 18, 2011 (13/110,907). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8620914.PN.&OS=PN/8620914&RS=PN/8620914 Written by Niel Bautista; edited by Marlyn Vitin.

*** Advanced Micro Devices Assigned Patent for Cache Pre-fetching ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 3 -- Advanced Micro Devices, Sunnyvale, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,621,157) developed by Gabriel H. Loh, Bellevue, Wash., for an apparatus "for performing cache prefetching from non-uniform memories." The patent application was filed on June 13, 2011(13/158,911). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8621157.PN.&OS=PN/8621157&RS=PN/8621157 Written by Marlyn Vitin.

*** NetApp Assigned Patent for Unused Space Reclaimation ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 3 -- NetApp, Sunnyvale, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,621,172) developed by three co-inventors for a system and method "for reclaiming unused space from a thinly provisioned data container." The co-inventors are Vijayan Rajan, Sunnyvale, Calif., David Brittain Bolen, Durham, N.C., and Douglas P. Doucette, Freeland, Wash.

The patent application was filed on May 26, 2009 (12/471,822). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8621172.PN.&OS=PN/8621172&RS=PN/8621172 Written by Marlyn Vitin.

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