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OWEN AARON, HUTCHINSON CRAIG: AFFECTATION DYNAMIQUE DE BANDE PASSANTE DE RESEAU, DYNAMIC ALLOCATION OF NETWORK BANDWIDTH. VICIDIEM HOLDINGS, VICIDIEM HOLDINGS, CASSAN MACLEAN IP AGENCY, May 8, 2018: CA2940976 (72 worldwide citation)

A bandwidth reallocation circuit can monitor data traffic to and/or from logical network segments (LNSs) of a segmented network. As the data traffic rate to and/or from individual LNSs changes, the bandwidth reallocation circuit can dynamically reallocate the total bandwidth among the LNSs to meet c ...


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Lester Hensley, William Witherspoon: Expansion joint system. EMSEAL JOINT SYSTEMS, MGK, May 8, 2018: US09963872 (7 worldwide citation)

An expansion joint system includes: a core; and a layer of an elastomer disposed on the core. The core and the layer of elastomer disposed thereon form an elongated section, the elongated section configured to be oriented vertically between substantially coplanar substrates. The expansion joint syst ...


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William Ho Chang, Christina Ying Liu: Digital content services or stores over the internet that transmit or stream protected or encrypted digital content to connected devices and applications that access the digital content services or stores. Flexiworld Technologies, Kolisch Hartwell P C, May 8, 2018: US09965233 (7 worldwide citation)

Digital content services provided over the Internet for transmitting or streaming protected digital content to information apparatus or output devices are herein disclosed and enabled. The protected digital content is encrypted and device dependent or specific for rendering at a limited number of de ...


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Lonnie Burrow: Polymer ammunition cartridge having a two-piece primer insert. True Velocity, Chainey P Singleton, May 8, 2018: US09964388 (6 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides ammunition cartridge having a two piece primer insert with a flange, a polymeric middle body extending from the primer insert to a cylindrical middle body coupling region, and a polymeric projectile end having a projectile aperture mated to the polymeric middle body.


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James D Anderson Jr, Jason Vanderpool: Vaporizing assembly and vapor generating device. Funai Electric, Luedeka Neely Group PC, May 8, 2018: US09961940 (6 worldwide citation)

A heater assembly for a vaporizing device, a vaporizing device containing the heater assembly, and a method for vaporizing fluid ejected by an ejection head. The heater assembly for the vaporizing device includes a vapor inlet end and a vapor outlet end, positive and negative electrodes for contact ...


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Josselin de la Broise, Aaron Okano, Akhila Hegde: Dynamic selection and modification of tracking device behavior models. Tile, Fenwick & West, May 8, 2018: US09964623 (4 worldwide citation)

A tracking device broadcasts beacon signals that are separated in time by broadcast intervals. The tracking device determines the broadcast intervals based on a behavior model. The behavior model specifies one or more conditions, such as times of day within a 24-hour day, and associates a usage prob ...


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Devin Blong, Tina Chou, I Han Chen, Tushar Chaudhary, Paresh Vakhariya, Annu Yadav, Mat Mejia, Jason Goldsmith, Manish Sharma: Capturing a user reaction to media content based on a trigger signal and using the user reaction to determine an interest level associated with a segment of the media content. Verizon Patent and Licensing, May 8, 2018: US09967618 (4 worldwide citation)

A device may receive an indication of a playback of media content. The device may receive a trigger signal associated with the playback of the media content. The trigger signal may indicate a point, within the playback of the media content, to capture user reaction information associated with the me ...


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Bernard A McCarthy III: Alert suspension for home automation system. ECHOSTAR TECHNOLOGIES INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, May 8, 2018: US09967614 (4 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for suspending alert notifications at an electronic device may include receiving an instruction to suspend alerts for an event at the electronic device. The electronic device may access a separate information source including information associated with the event. The electronic ...


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Soonam Park, Yufei Zhu, Edwin C Suarez, Nitin K Ingle, Dmitry Lubomirsky, Jiayin Huang: Systems and methods for internal surface conditioning assessment in plasma processing equipment. Applied Materials, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, May 8, 2018: US09966240 (4 worldwide citation)

In an embodiment, a plasma source includes a first electrode, configured for transfer of one or more plasma source gases through first perforations therein; an insulator, disposed in contact with the first electrode about a periphery of the first electrode; and a second electrode, disposed with a pe ...


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Mark Smith: Footbed with cork foot-contacting surface. NIKE, Shook Hardy & Bacon L, May 8, 2018: US09961961 (3 worldwide citation)

A footbed having a cork foot-contacting surface for use in footwear is provided. The foot-contacting surface includes portions that are altered in thickness in order to form a network of channels that cross the foot-contacting surface of the footbed. The channels facilitate dryness, reduced foot sli ...