* U.S. Patent No. D663,856, entitled “Semi-automated device for products and methods for single parameter and multiparameter phenotyping of cells” invented by Dan Pankowsky of Franklin, Jill Gershon of Franklin, Joel Lieblein of Sudbury, Mass., Ronald Lasser of Andover, Mass., and Daniel Jones of Concord, Mass.
* U.S. Patent No. D663,757, entitled “Table tennis robot” invented by Lawrence Michael Thoman of Gallatin and Burak Cevik of Cincinnati, Ohio, and assigned to Newgy Industries, Inc., of Gallatin.
* U.S. Patent No. 8,224,675, entitled “Method and system for insurance companies contracting with and paying medical image reading professionals in a network” invented by Curtis J. Thorne of Nashville and Gregg Phillip Allen of Franklin, and assigned to Premerus, LLC, of Franklin.
* U.S. Patent No. 8,223,131, entitled “Disappearing interface system” invented by John R. Rudolph of Antioch, Gary Fisher of Goodlettsville, Robert McCoy of Franklin, Maureen Donoho of Goodlettsville, James Hughes of Hendersonville, and Frank Downing of Martinez, Ga., and assigned to Electrolux Home Products, Inc., of Charlotte, N.C.
* U.S. Patent No. 8,223,057, entitled “Quantizing sampled inputs using fixed frequency analog to digital conversions through interpolation” invented by Kurt H. Copley of Smyrna, and Ronald W. Carter of Russellville, Ark., and assigned to Schneider Electric USA, Inc., of Palatine, Ill.
* U.S. Patent No. 8,222,164, entitled “Microporous composite sheet material” invented by Gary W. Anderson of Mt. Juliet and Susannah D. Gelotte of Mauldin, S.C., and assigned to Fiberweb, Inc., of Old Hickory.
* U.S. Patent No. 8,221,799, entitled “Multiple antioxidant optimal health/veterans ultimate complete formulations” invented by Kedar N. Prasad of Novato, Cal., Gerald M. Haase of Greenwood Village, Colo., and William C. Cole of Novato, Cal., and assigned to Premier Micronutrient Corporation of Nashville.
* U.S. Patent No. 8,221,759, entitled “Neutralizing monoclonal antibodies to respiratory syncytial virus” invented by James E. Crowe, Jr. of Brentwood, Glenn R. Pilkington of Bethesda, Md., Page S. Gilmour of Rockville, Md., Robert M. Chanock of Bethesda, Md., and Brian R. Murphy of Bethesda, Md., and assigned to Intracel Resources LLC of Frederick, Md.
* U.S. Patent No. 8,220,682, entitled “Hunting call holder” invented by David Lawrence Johnson of Ashland City.
* U.S. Patent No. 8,220,660, entitled “Systems and methods for supplying and/or dispensing fluid” invented by Clyde M. Smith of Nashville.
U.S. Patent No. 8,223,698, entitled “Non-carrier dependent femtocell and related methods” invented by Gregory L. Wood of Signal Mountain, YuenWah Sing of Los Altos Hills, Cal., and Daniel M. Borislow of Palm Beach, Fla., and assigned to YMax Communications Corp. of West Palm Beach, Fla.
* U.S. Patent No. 8,223,027, entitled “Wireless tank monitoring system having satellite communications capability” invented by Patrick A. Jenkins of Knoxville, Paul D. Kronau of Knoxville, and Wojtek Miller of Knoxville, and assigned to Robertshaw Controls Company of Carol Stream, Ill.
* U.S. Patent No. 8,222,475, entitled “Method for treating radioactive waste water” invented by Mark Slater Denton of Knoxville, and assigned to EnergySolutions Diversified Services, Inc., of Columbia, S.C.
* U.S. Patent No. 8,222,339, entitled “Adhesives made from interpolymers of ethylene/alpha-olefins” invented by Terri R. Carvagno of Church Hill, William A. Butler of Kingsport, Selim Yalvac of Pearland, Tex., and Colin Lipishan of Pearland, Tex., and assigned to Dow Global Technologies, LLC, of Midland, Mich.
* U.S. Patent No. 8,221,909, entitled “Phase-separated, epitaxial composite cap layers for electronic device applications and method of making the same” invented by Tolga Aytug of Knoxville, Mariappan Parans Paranthaman of Knoxville, and Ozgur Polat of Knoxville, and assigned to UT-Battelle, LLC, of Oak Ridge.
* U.S. Patent No. 8,221,695, entitled “Catalytically activated vacuum distillation system” invented by Michael P. Maskarimec of Knoxville and Bart M. Taylor of Mobile, Ala.
* U.S. Patent No. 8,220,983, entitled “Expandable joint” invented by George N. Altounian of Johnson City, and assigned to Oshkosh Corporation of Oshkosh, Wis.
* U.S. Patent No. 8,220,446, entitled “Archery cam product-system that hooks cam-to-cam” invented by Richard Batdorf of Dunlap.
* U.S. Patent No. 8,220,319, entitled “Communication system for turbine engine” invented by Matthew Ryan Ferslew of Johnson City, Kurt Kramer Schleif of Greenville, S.C., Gregory Quentin Brown of Simpsonville, S.C., Philip Michael Caruso of Simpsonville, S.C., Fernando Jorge Casanova of Simpsonville, S.C., Seung-Woo Choi of Greer, S.C., Josef Scott Cummins of Simpsonville, S.C., Andrew Clifford Hart of Mauldin, S.C., Robert David Jones of Simpsonville, S.C., Jong Youn Pak of Oakland Township, Mich., and Francesco Soranna of Greer, S.C., and assigned to General Electric Company of Schenectady, N.Y.
* U.S. Patent No. 8,220,077, entitled “Safety stocking” invented by Bill Ott of Knoxville and Shane C. Bruce of Lenoir City, and assigned to Albahealth, LLC of Rockwood.
Wright Medical Technology, Inc., of Arlington had two patents issued:
1. U.S. Patent No. 8,221,504, entitled “Coating an implant for increased bone in-growth” invented by Kelly C. Richelsoph of Memphis, Linda Morris of Arlington, and Jantzen A. Cole of Memphis.
2. U.S. Patent No. 8,221,478, entitled “Snap-off surgical screw” invented by Chad J. Patterson of Bartlett, Jeffrey G. Roberts of Germantown, and Robert M. Fenci of Cordova
William A. Sander of Arlington and Paul C. Manning of Lakeland had two patents issued:
1. U.S. Patent No. 8,222,234, entitled “Phosphoroamidothioate granules and methods of manufacture thereof”.
2. U.S. Patent No. 8,221,776, entitled “Phosphoroamidothioate granules and methods of manufacture thereof”.
Other patents naming inventors from West Tennessee:
* U.S. Patent No. RE43,526, entitled “Rod introduction apparatus” invented by Matthew M. Morrison of Cordova, B. Thomas Barker of Memphis, Catalina J. Carroll of Memphis, David Miller of Eads, Eric A. Loveless of Jacksonville, Fla., David L. Brumfield of Southaven, Miss., and Dominique Petit of Sur Mer, Fr., and assigned to Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc. of Warsaw, Ind.
* U.S. Patent No. 8,222,492, entitled “Soybean variety XBP48006” invented by Mark J. Hood of Memphis and Jeffrey A. Thompson of Edwardsville, Ill., and assigned to Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc. of Johnston, Iowa.
* U.S. Patent No. 8,221,501, entitled “Expandable intervertebral implant” invented by Lukas Eisermann of Memphis, Jeffrey Zhang of Collierville, and Paul Geibel of San Antonio, Tex., and assigned to Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc. of Warsaw, Ind.
* U.S. Patent No. 8,221,474, entitled “Spinal derotation instruments and methods” invented by John Stewart Young of Memphis, Brian Burd of Memphis, Keith H. Bridwell of St. Louis, Mo., and Douglas D. Kave of Byhalia, Miss., and assigned to Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc. of Warsaw, Ind.
* U.S. Patent No. 8,221,465, entitled “Multi-chamber expandable interspinous process spacer” invented by Hai H. Trieu of Cordova, Kent M. Anderson of Mountain View, Cal., and Eric C. Lange of Pleasanton, Cal., and assigned to Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc. of Warsaw, Ind.
* U.S. Patent No. 8,221,428, entitled “Sacro-iliac joint implant system, method and instrument” invented by Hai H. Trieu of Cordova, and assigned to Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc. of Warsaw, Ind.
* U.S. Patent No. 8,221,426, entitled “Methods and devices for deformity correction” invented by Jeff R. Justis of Germantown, and John Stewart Young of Olive Branch, Miss., and assigned to Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc. of Warsaw, Ind.
* U.S. Patent No. 8,221,423, entitled “Osteochondral plug graft harvesting instrument and kit” invented by Carlos E. Gil of Collierville and Jeetendra S. Bharadwaj of Memphis, and assigned to Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc. of Warsaw, Ind.
* U.S. Patent No. 8,221,358, entitled “Devices and methods for delivering drug depots to a site beneath the skin” invented by William F. McKay of Memphis, and assigned to Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc. of Warsaw, Ind.
Compiled by Matthew C. Cox of intellectual property law firm Waddey & Patterson P.C.