John Boyd Patents and Patent Applications

List of patents and patent applications drafted and/or prosecuted to issuance by John Boyd to provide a better idea of patent expertise and the wide variety of technologies worked with as a patent lawyer.

U.S. Patents Prosecuted to Issuance (sole or primary prosecutor)

  • US Patent 8,763,826 Bottle Design and Method of Making and Using the Same
  • US Design Patent D697401 Jar
  • US Patent No. 8,621,005 Computer-based Methods and Systems for Arranging Meetings Between Users and Methods and Systems for Verifying Background Information of Users
  • US Patent No. 8,276,081 Computer-Based Networking Service and Method and System for Performing the Same
  • US Patent No. 7,860,929 Location-based networking methods and systems for performing the same (acquired by Apple, Inc.)
  • US Patent No. 7,716,285 Location-based networking methods and systems for performing the same (acquired by Apple, Inc.)
  • US Patent No. 7,483,946 Computer-based networking service and method and system for performing the same (acquired by Apple, Inc.)
  • US Patent No. 6,963,900 Computer-based networking service and method and system for performing the same (acquired by Apple, Inc.)
  • US Patent No. 6,484,148 Electronic advertising device and method of using the same (acquired by Apple, Inc.)
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,919,173 Electrochemiluminescence; kinases; phosphatases (Meso Scale Technologies, LLC.)
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,673,533 Multi-array multi-specific electrochemiluminescence testing (Meso Scale Technologies, LLC.)
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,362,011 Graphitic nanotubes in luminescence assays (Meso Scale Technologies, LLC.)
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,319,670 Methods and apparatus for improved luminescence assays using microparticles (Meso Scale Technologies, LLC.)
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,090,545 Multi-Array, multi-specific electrochemiluminescence testing (Meso Scale Technologies, LLC.)
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,066,448 Multi-Array, multi-specific electrochemiluminescence testing (Meso Scale Technologies, LLC.)
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,078,782 Methods for Improved Particle Electrochemiluminescence Assays (IGEN International, Inc.)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,962,218 Methods and apparatus for improved luminescence assays (IGEN International, Inc.)
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,159,348 Method of making a coated planet gear journal bearing (United Technologies Corporation)
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,103,402 Crack free metallic articles (United Technologies Corporation)
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,102,656 Segmented abradable ceramic coating (United Technologies Corporation)
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,095,755 Gas turbine engine airfoils having increased fatigue strength (United Technologies Corporation)
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,045,863 Low activity localized aluminide coating (United Technologies Corporation)
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,022,632 Low activity localized aluminide coating (United Technologies Corporation)
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,007,645 Advanced high strength, highly oxidation resistant single crystal superalloy compositions having low chromium content (United Technologies Corporation)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,938,863 Low cycle fatigue strength nickel base superalloys (United Technologies Corporation)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,922,150 Method of heat treating a cobalt-base alloy (United Technologies Corporation)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,841,012 Hydrogenation catalysts for low concentration of chloroprene and trichloroprene in ethane dichloride stream (Saudi Basic Industries Corporation)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,286,416 Galvanically compatible conductive filler seful for electromagnetic shielding and corrosion protection (Potters Industries, Inc.)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,716,585 Process and apparatus for stripping fluidized solids and use thereof in a fluid cracking process (Total Raffinage Distribution, S.A.)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,783,623 Solvent-resistant adhesive formulation for edge-stabilizing a roll of tape (The Texwipe Co., LLC)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,780,108 Cleaning tape with improved edge adhesive (The Texwipe Co., LLC)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,733,455 Wastewater treatment process (Polytechnic University)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,651,891 Wastewater treatment process (Polytechnic University)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,753,193 Device for creating a deposit of silicon oxide on a traveling solid substrate (L’Air Liquide)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,576,076 Process for creating a deposit of silicon oxide on a traveling solid substrate (L’Air Liquide)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,968,650 Three dimensional interpenetrating networks of macroscopic assemblages of randomly oriented carbon fibrils and organic polymers (Hyperion Catalysis International, Inc.)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,965,470 Composites containing surface treated carbon microfibers (Hyperion Catalysis International, Inc.)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,879,836 Lithium battery with electrodes containing carbon fibrils (Hyperion Catalysis International, Inc.)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,877,110 Carbon Fibrils (Hyperion Catalysis International, Inc.)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,861,454 A rubber composition containing carbon fibrils and a pneumatic tire (Hyperion Catalysis International, Inc.)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,853,877 Method for disentangling hollow carbon microfibers, electrically conductive transparent carbon microfibers aggregation film and coating for forming such film (Hyperion Catalysis International, Inc.)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,846,658 Methods of preparing three-dimensional, macroscopic assemblages of carbon fibrils and the products obtained thereby (Hyperion Catalysis International, Inc.)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,744,235 Process for preparing composite structures (Hyperion Catalysis International, Inc.)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,726,116 Fibril aggregates and method for making same (Hyperion Catalysis International, Inc.)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,707,916 Carbon Fibrils (Hyperion Catalysis International, Inc.)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,691,054 Three dimensional macroscopic assemblages of randomly oriented carbon fibrils and composites containing same (Hyperion Catalysis International, Inc.)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,650,370 Carbon fibrils, method for producing same and adhesive compositions containing same (Hyperion Catalysis International, Inc.)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,643,990 Resin compound (Hyperion Catalysis International, Inc.)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,591,054 Three-dimensional macroscopic assemblages of randomly oriented carbon fibrils and composites containing same (Hyperion Catalysis International, Inc.)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,589,152 Carbon fibrils, method for producing same and adhesive compositions containing same (Hyperion Catalysis International, Inc.)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,578,543 Carbon fibrils, method for producing same and adhesive compositions containing same (Hyperion Catalysis International, Inc.)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,569,635 Catalyst supports, supported catalysts and methods of making and using the same (Hyperion Catalysis International, Inc.)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,566,892 Process for preparing composite structures (Hyperion Catalysis International, Inc.)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,500,200 Fibrils (Hyperion Catalysis International, Inc.)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,456,897 Fibril aggregates and method for making same (Hyperion Catalysis International, Inc.)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,445,327 Process for preparing composite structures (Hyperion Catalysis International, Inc.)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,819,613 Saw mill apparatus and method (Rayonier Inc.)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,643,411 Process for operating a wood pulp digester sampling device (Rayonier Inc.)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,562,587 Treatment method for urban waste incineration residues and products thus obtained (Lafarge Aluminates (Paris, FR))
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,377,869 Pump dispenser with movable bottle (Stephen Weiss and David Seidler)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,507,685 Method for surface finishing of difficult polish surfaces (Steve E. Hoffman)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,770,319 Densification of lignocellulosic material (Her Majesty the Queen in Right of New Zealand)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,876,628 Compounds for use in liquid-crystal composition (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,861,198 Liquid crystal display device (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,859,680 Electrical addressing of ferroelectric liquid-crystal displays (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,852,042 Substituted pyridines, processes for their preparation and their use as pesticides and fungicides (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,843,869 Inhibitors of hydroxyphenylpyruvate dioxygenase and an assay for identification of inhibitors (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,817,727 Polymer films for detecting chemical substances (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,795,629 Liquid crystal alignment layer and liquid crystal display device (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,762,949 Formulation and process for controlling isoptera insects (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,744,203 Alignment layer for liquid crystals (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,736,603 Electrically conductive thermoplastic composite materials and a process for their preparation (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,728,480 Poly(4,5,9,10-tetrahydropyrene-2,7-diyl) derivatives and their use as electroluminescence materials (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,725,710 Production of fiber-reinforced composites by pultrusion with thermoplastic powder pretreatment (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,710,292 Process for the selective oxidation of aromatic compounds (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,702,777 Silane couplers containing cyclic structural elements as alignment films (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,700,556 Granules of fiber-reinforced thermoplastic (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,695,683 Ferroelectric liquid crystal mixture (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,692,922 Molding with electrical contact (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,679,760 Ladder polymers containing conjugated double bonds (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,670,084 Alignment layer material for liquid crystal display devices (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,665,844 Polymer films for detecting chemical substances (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,663,118 Fluoromethylsulfonyl-substituted pyridylsulfonylureas as herbicides, process for their preparation, and their use (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,660,770 Recycling a fiber-reinforced thermoplastic (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,658,481 Resistance heating element of thermoplastic materials (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,656,340 Liquid crystal display device (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,648,315 Phenylsulfonylureas, processes for their-preparation, and their use as herbicides and plant growth regulators (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,644,016 Maleimide copolymer as alignment layer for liquid-crystal displays (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,643,494 Process for the preparation of aromatic hydroxy carboxylic acids (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,637,400 Cycloolefin copolymers having low melt viscosity and low optical attenuation (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,626,791 Aromatic compounds, and their use in liquid-crystalline mixtures (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,616,734 Process for the catalytic oxidation of aromatic compounds (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,587,476 Fullerene derivatives, method of synthesizing them and their use   (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,582,699 pH glass electrode (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,573,770 Formulation and process for controlling social insects (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,571,356 Thermoformable, fiber-reinforced composite material, process for its production and use (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,567,291 pH glass electrode (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,554,751 Aminoureidofullerene and aminothioureidofullerene derivatives and process for the preparation thereof (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,532,406 Process for preparing aromatic hydroxycarboxylic acids (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,530,142 Process for the preparation of phosphorus-containing L-amino acids and their esters and N-derivatives (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,529,718 Smectic liquid-crystal mixture (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,523,438 Metal-fullerene intercalation compounds, process for their preparation and use as catalysts (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,523,419 Process for separating trioxane from an aqueous mixture (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,521,510 Process for monitoring for organic impurities in water (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,521,143 Plant-protecting agents containing isoxazolines or isothiazolines, and novel isoxazolines and isothiazolines (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,517,350 Optical component based on Langmuir-Blodgett layers (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,516,750 Substituted isoxazolines, process for their preparation, composition containing them, and their use of safeners (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,505,851 Semipermeable membranes of homogeneously miscible polymer alloys (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,502,388 Method of measuring the pH value of a test solution with glass-electrode measuring cells and of simultaneously calibrating the measuring cells (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,443,752 Smectic liquid-crystal mixture (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,441,668 Smectic liquid-crystal mixture (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,429,842 Process and device for producing ultrathin layers and layer element (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,428,098 Fiber-reinforced cycloolefin copolymer material, process for its preparation and shaped articles from the material (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,402,262 Layer element having a plurality of monomolecular layers (Hoechst)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,376,725 Alloys of cycloolefin polymers and polyaryl ether ketones (Hoechst)

Published Patent Applications – Principal Drafter or Sole Drafter

  • WO/2014/055717 Aero boost – gas turbine energy supplementing systems and efficient inlet cooling and heating, and methods of making and using the same (PowerPhase LLC.)
  • WO/2014/066276 Gas turbine energy supplementing systems and heating systems, and methods of making and using the same (PowerPhase LLC.)
  • WO/2013/151909 Compressed air injection system method and apparatus for gas turbine engines (PowerPhase LLC.)
  • WO/2013/116185 Gas turbine energy storage and energy supplementing systems and methods of making and using the same (PowerPhase LLC.)
  • WO/2013/025582 High output modular CAES (HOMC) (PowerPhase LLC.)
  • WO/2013/188443 Fluid level and volume measuring systems and methods of making and using the same (Tidewater Sensors)
  • US Patent Publication No. 20110288917 Systems and Methods for Providing Mobile Targeted Advertisements (Weabot, Inc.)
  • US Design Patent 575297 Computer generated image for a display panel or screen (Meso Scale Technologies, LLC.)
  • US Design Patent 493232 Diagnostic Instrument (Meso Scale Technologies, LLC.)
  • US Design Patent 516221 Diagnostic Instrument (Meso Scale Technologies, LLC.)
  • US Design Patent 650392 Graphic user interface for a display panel or screen (Meso Scale Technologies, LLC.)
  • US Design Patent 502184 Computer generated image for a display panel or screen (Meso Scale Technologies, LLC.)
  • US Patent Publication No. 20040189311 Assay cartridges and methods of using the same (Meso Scale Technologies, LLC.)
  • US Patent Publication No. 20040022677   Assay plates, reader systems and methods for luminescence test measurements (Meso Scale Technologies, LLC.)
  • US Patent Publication No. 20030124572 Assay electrode having immobilized lipid/protein layers, methods of making the same and methods of using the same for luminescence test measurements (Meso Scale Technologies, LLC.)
  • US Patent Publication No. 20030059839 Method for detecting pathogens using immunoassays (IGEN International, Inc.)
  • US Patent No. 7,063,946 Methods, reagents, kits and apparatus for protein function analysis (Meso Scale Technologies, LLC.)
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,160,162 Methods of catalytic oxidation of propane to acrylic acid (Saudi Basic Industries Corporation)
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,156,928 Method for gas phase production of acetic acid from ethane (Saudi Basic Industries Corporation)
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,143,928 Catalysts for low temperature selective oxidation of propylene, methods of making and using the same (Saudi Basic Industries Corporation)
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,143,921 Method for producing vinyl acetate monomer from ethane or ethylene oxidation (Saudi Basic Industries Corporation)
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,124,412 Alumoxane-enhanced, supported ziegler-natta polymerization catalysts, methods of making same, processes of using same and polymers produced therefrom (Saudi Basic Industries Corporation)
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,087,525 Highly Active and Selective Catalysts for the Production of Unsaturated Nitriles, Methods of Making and Using the Same (Saudi Basic Industries Corporation)
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,087,297 Catalysts for Gas Phase Production of Acetic Acid from Ethane, Processes of Making the Same and Methods of Using the Same (Saudi Basic Industries Corporation)
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,060,421 Catalysts for the oxidation of ethane to acetic acid, methods of making and using the same (Saudi Basic Industries Corporation)
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,037,304 Highly Active and Selective Catalysts for the Production of Unsaturated Nitriles, Methods of Making and Using the Same (Saudi Basic Industries Corporation)
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,030,920 Catalysts for Producing Acetic Acid From Ethane Oxidation, Processes of Making Same and Method of Using Same (Saudi Basic Industries Corporation)
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,028,221 Catalyst Systems for the One Step Gas Phase Production of Acetic Acid From Ethylene and Methods of Making and Using the Same (Saudi Basic Industries Corporation)
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,017,846 Highly Active and Selective Catalysts for the Production of Unsaturated Nitriles, Methods of Making and Using the Same (Saudi Basic Industries Corporation)
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,013,597 Catalysts for the Oxidation of Ethane to Acetic Acid, Processes of Making Same and Processes of Using Same (Saudi Basic Industries Corporation)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,907,056 Catalysts for the Oxidation of Ethane to Acetic Acid, Processes of Making Same and Processes of Using Same (Saudi Basic Industries Corporation)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,685,797 Coated Planet Gear Journal Bearing And Process of Making Same (United Technologies Corporation)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,736, 469 Anti-Static Cleanroom Products and Methods of Making the Same (The Texwipe Co., LLC)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,985,112 Nanofiber Packed Beds having Enhanced Fluid Flow Characteristics (Hyperion Catalysis International, Inc.)
  • PCT WO9743774 Graphitic Nanofibers in Electrochemical Capacitors (Hyperion Catalysis International, Inc.)                       
  • PCT Patent Publication WO9743473  High Surface Area Nanofibers (Hyperion Catalysis International, Inc.)
  • PCT Patent Publication WO9743116 Rigid Porous Carbon Structures, Methods of Making, Methods of Using and Products Containing Same (Hyperion Catalysis International, Inc.)
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,419,970 Methods of setting chocolate and products produced by same (Mars, Inc.)
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,406,733 Method of shaping chocolate products (Mars, Inc.)
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,391,356 Methods of processing chocolates at low viscosities and/or at elevated temperatures using seeding agents and products produced by same (Mars, Inc.)
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,015,913 Method for Producing Fat and/or Solids from Cocoa Beans (Mars, Incorporated)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,834,044 Method of Making a Health Food Product Containing Anti-Oxidants (Mars, Incorporated)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,643,623 Health Food Product and Its Uses (Mars, Incorporated)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,741,505 Edible Products Having Inorganic Coatings (Mars, Incorporated)
  • PCT Patent Publication No. WO 99/45788 Food Products having Enhanced Cocoa Polyphenol Content and Processes for Producing Same (Mars, Incorporated)
  • U.S. Patent 6,416,802 Method of making quick cooking and instant rice (Uncle Ben’s)
  • PCT Patent Publication No. WO 97/49300 Quick cooking and instant rice and methods of making same (Uncle Ben’s, Inc.)
  • PCT Patent Publication No. WO 97/21361 High Temperature/Ultra-high Pressure Sterilization of Low Acid Foods (Kal Kan Foods)
  • PCT Patent Publication No. 99/47000 Multicomponent Food Product and Methods of Making and Using the Same (Kal Kan Foods)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,680,008 Compact Low-Noise Dynodes Incorporating Semiconductor Secondary Electron Emitting Materials   (Advanced Technology Materials, Inc.)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,973,444 Carbon-Fiber Based Field Emission Devices (Advanced Technology Materials, Inc.)
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,868,814 Apparatus for Recirculating Molten Glass (GTS Duratek Inc.)
  • PCT Patent Publication WO 97/04736 Infant Fluid Delivery Nipple Unit (Evan Lipman)

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