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Kristina Marie Burow, Jeremy S Caldwell, Robert Charles Downs, Scott Allan Lesley, James Kevin Mainquist, Andrew J Meyer, Daniel G Sipes, Mark Richard Weselak: High throughput processing system and method of using. IRM, Timothy L Smith, Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation, June 24, 2008: US07390458 (103 worldwide citation)

Briefly, the present invention provides a system and method for high throughput processing using sample holders. The system has a plurality of work perimeters, with a rotational robot preferably associated with each work perimeter. At least one transfer station area is provided between adjacent work ...


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James Kevin Mainquist, Robert Charles Downs, Mark Richard Weselak, Andrew J Meyer, Kristina Marie Burow, Daniel G Sipes, Jeremy Caldwell: Specimen plate lid and method of using. IRM, Timothy L Smith, March 18, 2003: US06534014 (15 worldwide citation)

The specimen plate lid is generally a block, with a cover portion and a side portion. An alignment protrusion extends from the side portion and cooperates with an alignment member of the specimen plate to assist in manually or roboticly guiding the lid onto the specimen plate. An underside surface o ...


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Bernd Heisele, Gunhee Kim, Andrew J Meyer: Object recognition with 3D models. Honda Motor, Fenwick & West, Mark E Duell, April 16, 2013: US08422797 (4 worldwide citation)

An “active learning” method trains a compact classifier for view-based object recognition. The method actively generates its own training data. Specifically, the generation of synthetic training images is controlled within an iterative training process. Valuable and/or informative object views are f ...


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Robert Charles Downs, Scott Allan Lesley, James Kevin Mainquist, Daniel T McMullan, Andrew J Meyer, Marc Nasoff: Multi-sample fermentor and method of using same. IRM, Timothy L Smith, Stacy M Landry, Quine Intellectual Property Law Group P C, October 21, 2003: US06635441 (4 worldwide citation)

A fermentation apparatus is constructed to produce a known and repeatable amount of unpoisoned fermentation product using multiple fermentation vessels. To facilitate further processing compatible with other product processing steps, the fermentation apparatus has an array of sample vessels arranged ...


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Dennis E Cielaszyk, Andrew J Meyer: Apparatus for applying coatings. KMS Fusion, Barnes Kisselle Raisch & Choate, June 14, 1977: US04029045 (3 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for applying coatings to very small objects which includes levitating the objects in an environment established for vapor deposition or sputtering in such a way that a uniform coating can be applied. The design includes a permanent magnet and a retaining diaphragm together with a variab ...


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Leslie Bruce Wilner, Andrew J Meyer, James Tjan Meng Suminto, Joseph Salvatore Fragala: Thermal radiation sensor. Endevco Corporation, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, December 30, 2003: US06670538 (3 worldwide citation)

A radiation sensor which includes a thermopile for detecting radiant energy. The thermopile and a support rim for the thermopile are fabricated as an integrated unit to form a support chip. The support chip is mated to a mating chip so that the thermopile is positioned in an inner cavity region of t ...


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Andrew J Meyer, Ryan Scotto: Combination mobile phone protective case and portable safe system, apparatus and method. Phone Solutions, Jay R Yablon, November 22, 2016: US09503148 (2 worldwide citation)

An integrated mobile phone protective case and carrier drawer system for securely containing small personal items, comprising: a regular mobile phone protective case portion; a drawer space integrally contained inside a rear part of the integrated mobile phone protective case; a drawer cover separat ...


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Robert Charles Downs, Scott Allan Lesley, James Kevin Mainquist, Daniel Terence McMullan, Andrew J Meyer, Marc Nasoff: Multi-sample fermentor and method of using same. IRM, Timothy L Smith, Christopher C Sappenfield, Quine Intellectual Property Law Group P C, April 20, 2004: US06723555 (2 worldwide citation)

A fermentation apparatus is constructed to produce a known and repeatable amount of untainted fermentation product using multiple fermentation vessels. To facilitate further processing compatible with other product processing steps, the fermentation apparatus has an array of sample vessels arranged ...


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James K Mainquist, Robert C Downs, Mark R Weselak, Andrew J Meyer: Automated precision object holder and method of using same. Genomics Institute, Of The Novartis Research Foundation, March 28, 2002: US20020037237-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

This invention provides an object holder for precisely positioning an object such as a microtiter plate on a support fixture. The object holders can also include a retaining device on a support fixture for receiving an object. In use, the object is generally positioned on the fixture relative to ali ...


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Robert Charles Downs, Scott Allan Lesley, James Kevin Mainquist, Daniel Terence McMullan, Andrew J Meyer, Marc Nasoff: Multi-sample fermentor and method of using same. Irm, Quine Intellectual Property Law Group PC, August 12, 2004: US20040157322-A1

A fermentation apparatus is constructed to produce a known and repeatable amount of untainted fermentation product using multiple fermentation vessels. To facilitate further processing compatible with other product processing steps, the fermentation apparatus has an array of sample vessels arranged ...