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U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in New Jersey (Nov. 14)
[November 14, 2012]

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in New Jersey (Nov. 14)

(Targeted News Service Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Targeted News Service Targeted News Service ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 14 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in New Jersey.

*** Avaya Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 14 -- Avaya, Basking Ridge, N.J., has been assigned a patent (8,312,518) developed by four co-inventors for an "island of trust in a service-oriented environment." The co-inventors are Joel M. Ezell, Broomfield, Colo., Manish Gaur, Pleasanton, Calif., Richard J. Pennenga, East Windsor, N.J., and Andrew Zmolek, Highlands Ranch, Colo.

The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "The present invention is directed to establishing an island of trust using credentials issued by a manufacturer or service provider and protecting the credentials by embedding them in application code." The patent application was filed on Sept. 27, 2007 (11/862,849). 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=1&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=8,312,518&OS=8,312,518&RS=8,312,518 Written by Satyaban Rath; edited by Hemanta Panigrahi.

*** AT&T Intellectual Property I Assigned Patent for Systems and Methods of Providing Modified Media Content ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 14 -- AT&T Intellectual Property I, Atlanta, has been assigned a patent (8,312,492) developed by Andrej Ljolje, Morristown, N.J., Ann Syrdal, Morristown, N.J., and Alistair Conkie, Morristown, N.J., for "systems and methods of providing modified media content." The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "A method and system of providing media content is disclosed. In a particular embodiment, the method includes receiving media content from a content source at a set-top box device. The media content includes video data having a first playback rate and audio data having the first playback rate. The method further includes transforming the audio data via a non-linear transformation to produce modified audio data having a second playback rate, modifying the video data to produce modified video data having the second playback rate, and synchronizing the modified audio data and the modified video data to produce modified media content having the second playback rate. A network-based media content storage device and associated logic to provide adjusted rate audio content are also disclosed." The patent application was filed on March 19, 2007 (11/725,591). 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=1&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=8,312,492&OS=8,312,492&RS=8,312,492 Written by Satyaban Rath; edited by Hemanta Panigrahi.


*** Google Assigned Patent for Predictive Analytical Model Matching ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 14 -- Google, Mountain View, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,311,967) developed by five co-inventors for a "predictive analytical model matching." The co-inventors are Wei-Hao Lin, New York, Travis H. K. Green, New York, Robert Kaplow, New York, Gang Fu, Kearny, N.J., and Gideon S. Mann, New York.

The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "Methods, systems, and apparatus, for selecting a trained predictive models. A request is received from a client-subscriber computing system for access to a trained predictive model that can generate a predictive output in response to receiving input data having one or more input types. Information that describes each of the trained predictive models in a predictive model repository can be used to determine that one or more models included in the repository match the request. Determining a match can be based (at least in part) on a comparison of the one or more input types to input types included in the information that describes the trained predictive models. Access is provided to at least one of the models to the client-subscriber computing system. The models that match the request are models that were trained using training data provided by a computing system other than the client-subscriber computing system." The patent application was filed on Sept. 27, 2011 (13/246,229). 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=83,11,967.PN.&OS=PN/83,11,967&RS=PN/83,11,967 Written by Amal Ahmed; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** International Apparel Group Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 14 -- International Apparel Group, Aliso Viejo, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,311,901) developed by four co-inventors for "methods and systems for distributing products via a wide-area network such as the internet." The co-inventors are Chris Carmichael, Laguna Niguel, Calif., Don Magnuson, San Clemente, Calif., Connie Jordan, Laguna Niguel, Calif., and Greg Crotty, Moris Plains, N.J.

The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "Systems and methods for distributing products using a wide area or global computer network are provided. A method for distributing products is provided wherein a request for a product is received from a consumer, preferably using a web based interface. An indirect seller provides the web based interface and preferably maintains the inventory management system. A retailer to fulfill the consumer request for product is determined based upon the nearest retailer to the consumer that has current stock of the requested. Inventory levels of product are maintained by an inventory management system that receives shipping information from manufacturers regarding shipments of products from the manufacturers to retailers and sales information from retailers reflecting sales of products from the retailers to consumers. A terminal may also be provided at retail locations to enable users of the terminal to interact with the inventory management system while at a physical retail location. The inventory management system reconciles the shipment and sales information to provide an accurate accounting of quantities of products actually sold to consumers and to provide an accurate accounting to the manufacturers of inventory levels at the retailers. The inventory management system is further capable of processing payment information from consumers, retailers, and factors in order to provide funds to manufacturers in an expeditious manner. The inventory management system preferably is maintained and operated from a server remotely located from the consumers." The patent application was filed on Nov 10, 2000 (09/710,690). 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=1&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=8,311,901&OS=8,311,901&RS=8,311,901 Written by Neha Bharti; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Google Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 14 -- Google, Mountain View, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,311,890) developed by six co-inventors for a "method and system for dynamic textual ad distribution via email." The co-inventors are Kevin R. J. B. Donovan, White Plains, N.Y., David Bard Hills, New York, William C. Day, Haworth, N.J., Ron McCoy, Doraville, Ga., Christopher Joseph Murphy, Lagrangeville, N.Y., and Eimear Kathleen O'Connell, New York.

The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "A system and method for providing dynamic pay-for-placement advertisements via graphics-enabled email that generates a display of advertisements when the email newsletter is opened so the advertisements displayed are based on rankings at the time the email is opened instead of when the email was generated and transmitted. In one embodiment, a graphical-content email having one or more embedded advertisement image references is provided to one or more email recipients. The advertisement image reference, in one embodiment, may include query string parameters indicating the context of the image reference and/or portion of the image reference (i.e., identifying the image reference as being part of a particular newsletter email), a position of the image reference in the email display, and the like. A URL reference also may be included with each advertisement image reference (.e.g., one URL for each advertisement portion of the image to be retrieved by the advertising image reference)." The patent application was filed on Aug. 25, 2003 (10/647,116). 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=1&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=8,311,890&OS=8,311,890&RS=8,311,890 Written by Neha Bharti; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Avaya Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 14 -- Avaya, Basking Ridge, N.J., has been assigned a patent (8,312,239) developed by seven co-inventors for a "cache management for increasing performance of high-availability multi-core systems." The co-inventors are Jon Louis Bentley, New Providence, N.J., Frank John Boyle III, Denver, Anjur Sundaresan Krishnakumar, Princeton, N.J., Parameshwaran Krishnan, Basking Ridge, N.J., John H. Meiners, Boulder, Colo., Navjot Singh, Denville, N.J., and Shalini Yajnik, Berkeley Heights, N.J.

The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "An apparatus and method for improving performance in high-availability systems are disclosed. In accordance with the illustrative embodiment, pages of memory of a primary system that are to be shadowed are initially copied to a backup system's memory, as well as to a cache in the primary system. A duplication manager process maintains the cache in an intelligent manner that significantly reduces the overhead required to keep the backup system in sync with the primary system, as well as the cache size needed to achieve a given level of performance. Advantageously, the duplication manager is executed on a different processor core than the application process executing transactions, further improving performance." The patent application was filed on Sept. 30, 2009 (12/570,990). 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=8,312,239.PN.&OS=PN/8,312,239&RS=PN/8,312,239 Written by Kusum Sangma; edited by Anand Kumar.

*** Bank of America Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 14 -- Bank of America, Charlotte, N.C., has been assigned a patent (8,311,873) developed by Erik D. Dahl, Charlotte, N.C., Rajat Wadhwani, Closter, N.J., and Michael J. Ragunas, Weddington, N.C., for an application risk framework.

The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "A risk framework is described for computing application risks. A risk value associated with each of one or more products included in an application may be determined. The risk value associated with each of the products may be classified as declining software risk, not-permitted software risk, declining hardware risk, and not-permitted hardware risk and may be weighted and summed to produce a technical risk score. A business criticality score may be computed based on how critical the application is to a business. The technical risk score and the business criticality score may be weighted and summed to produce a composite risk score. Based on one or more of the scores, planning may be conducted and strategies may be formulated to mitigate risk." The patent application was filed on Nov. 19, 2009 (12/621,550). 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=1&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=8,311,873&OS=8,311,873&RS=8,311,873 Written by Neha Bharti; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** CommVault Systems Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 14 -- CommVault Systems, Oceanport, N.J., has been assigned a patent (8,312,323) developed by seven co-inventors for "systems and methods for remote monitoring in a computer network and reporting a failed migration operation without accessing the data being moved." The co-inventors are Parag Gokhale, Ocean, N.J., Rajiv Kottomtharayil, Marlboro, N.J., Srinivas Kavuri, Hyderabad, India, Anand Prahlad, East Brunswick, N.J., Suresh Parpatakam Reddy, Marlboro, N.J., Robert Keith Brower Jr., Atlantic Highlands, N.J., and Jared Meade, South River, N.J.

The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "Systems and methods for providing automated problem reporting in elements used in conjunction with computer networks are disclosed. The system comprises a plurality of elements that perform data migration operations and a reporting manager or monitor agent which monitors the elements and data migration operations. Upon detection of hardware or software problems, the reporting manager or monitor agent automatically communicates with elements affected by the problem to gather selected hardware, software, and configuration information, analyzes the information to determine causes of the problem, and issues a problem report containing at least a portion of the selected information. The problem report is communicated to a remote monitor that does not possess access privileges to the elements, allowing automated, remote monitoring of the elements without compromising security of the computer network or elements." The patent application was filed on Dec. 21, 2007 (11/963,732). 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=8,312,323.PN.&OS=PN/8,312,323&RS=PN/8,312,323 Written by Kusum Sangma; edited by Anand Kumar.

*** Verizon Corporate Services Group Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 14 -- Verizon Corporate Services Group, Basking Ridge, N.J., has been assigned a patent (8,311,880) developed by four co-inventors for a "supplier performance and accountability system." The co-inventors are Elaine Bauer Zabriskie, Nutley, N.J., Ada C. Lawniczak, Flower Mound, Texas, Ta-sheng Wei, Wayland, Mass., and Gail Z. Cardona, Freeport, N.Y.

The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "A method and apparatus for measuring, managing and improving the quality and performance of supplied products and services across a large and potentially very diverse organization or enterprise. The invention provides a more accurate and comprehensive view of a supplier's overall quality and performance record than conventional systems and methods because it features real-time, interactive access to both quantitative and qualitative performance data throughout the entire life of the supplied product or service. The invention provides this real-time interactive access to the quality and performance data at multiple levels of detail according to user preference. In addition, the invention utilizes supplemental supplier performance indicators, such as customer satisfaction survey results and contract and diversity compliance statistics, to bring key supplier quality and performance issues into sharper focus, and provides corrective action plans to improve supplier quality, performance and accountability throughout and across an entire organization or enterprise." The patent application was filed on Oct. 30, 2002 (10/284,119). 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=1&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=8,311,880&OS=8,311,880&RS=8,311,880 Written by Neha Bharti; edited by Jaya Anand.

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