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Published: Sunday, 4/22/2012

Business Notebook: 04-22

BLADE STAFF

ACHIEVEMENTS

The Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce will hold its Legislative Day in Columbus on Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Sheraton Columbus at Capital Square, 75 E. State St., Columbus. Cost: $60 per member.

Notice of business meetings must be received by The Blade 10 days before the event. Send items by email to business@theblade.com or by fax to 419-724-6147. Write "Business Calendar" in the message field.

CONVENTIONS

Listings include organizations, headquarters and number of attendees expected as estimated by Destination Toledo:

■ Wednesday-Sunday -- Mid American Conference-Men's Tennis Championship, Ramada Inn Westgate, 150, regional.

■ Friday-Sunday -- Forty Frame Game Bowling Tournament, Ramada Inn Westgate, 150, regional.

■ Friday-Sunday -- Shammy Burt Annual Handicap Bowling Tournament, Holiday Inn Express Oregon, 400, regional.

■ Friday-Sunday -- Ohio state USBC Men's Bowling Tournament, Holiday Inn French Quarter, 300, state.

AREA PATENTS

The following U.S, patents were granted to Lucas, Fulton, and Wood County inventors in February and published in the Official Gazette of the Patent and Trademark Office. For more information call the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library, Business Technology Department at (419) 259-5209.

#8,110,782 Heated architectural panel system and method; Dillon R. Ashton, Luckey, Ohio; Peter F. Gerhardinger, Maumee; assignors to Engineered Glass Products, LLC, Chicago.

#8,110,074 Photochemical method for producing hydrocarbons; Douglas C. Neckers, Perrysburg; no assignment.

#8,126,605 Computing platform for multiple intelligent transportation systems in an automotive vehicle; Lorenzo Caminiti, Ann Arbor; Michael E. Samples, Toledo; Michael R. James, Dearborn, Mich.; Kenneth P. Laberteaux, Ann Arbor; Derek S. Caveney, Ann Arbor; Jeff B. Rogers, Ann Arbor; assignors to Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc., Erlanger, Ky.

#8,122,567 Floor mat clip assembly; Mark A. Connor, Jr., Toledo; no assignment.

#8,120,484 Closure and package with RFID kernel tag and boost antenna; Brian J. Chisholm, Sylvania; assignor to Rexam Healthcare Packaging Inc., Perrysburg.

#8,120,144 Method for forming dual high-K metal gate using photoresist mask and structures thereof; Michael P. Chudzik, Danbury, Conn.; Rashmi Jha, Toledo; Naim Moumen, Walden, N.Y., Keith Kwong Hon Wong, Wappingers Falls, N.Y.; Ying H. Tsang, Newburgh, N.Y.; assignors to International Business Machines Corporation, Armonk, N.Y.; Globalfoundries Inc., Cayman Islands.

#8,119,295 Metal oxygen battery containing oxygen storage materials; Andrew Robert Drews, Ann Arbor; Andrea Pulskamp, Plymouth, Mich.; Jun Yang, Ann Arbor; Shinichi Hirano, West Bloomfield, Mich.; Michael Alan Tamor, Toledo; assignors to Ford Global Technologies LLC, Dearborn, Mich.

#8,117,190 Method of pattern searching; Nikolaos Koudas, Springfield, N.J.; Divesh Srivastava, Summit, N.J.; Jignesh M. Patel, Sylvania; Shurug Ali Al-Khalifa, Ann Arbor; Hosagrahar V. Jagadish, Ann Arbor; Yuqing Wu, Windsor, Calif.; assignors to AT&T Intellectual Property II, L.P. Atlanta.

#8,110,987 Microshell plasma display; Carol Ann Wedding, Toledo; assignor to Imaging Systems Technology, Inc., Toledo.

#8,109,004 Constant force mechanical scribers and methods for using same in semiconductor processing applications; Alex Shenderovich, San Francisco, Calif.; Boris Djurovic, San Jose, Calif.; Daniel Liu, Milpitas, Calif.; Wen Chang, Sunnyvale, Calif.; Benyamin Buller, Sylvania; Erel Milshtein, Cupertino, Calif.; assignors to Solyndra LLC, Fremont, Calif.

#D654,149 Feed tube; Mark A. Burrow, Maumee; assignor to Burrow Industries, Inc., Temperance.

#D654,135 Adaptive rail system for AK-style weapon; Andrew Christopher Edge, Cincinnati; Christopher Francis Mitro, Perrysburg; Thomas Arlen Dodge, Hilliard, Ohio; William Rhoades, Columbus; assignors to the Parabellum Innovations Corporation, Columbus.

#D654,134 Adaptive rail system for AK-style weapon; Andrew Christopher Edge, Cincinnati; Christopher Francis Mitro, Perrysburg; Thomas Arlen Dodge, Hilliard, Ohio; William Rhoades, Columbus; assignors to the Parabellum Innovations Corporation, Columbus.

#D653,961 Plastic container; Richard R. Johnston, Toledo; Joseph P. Labadie, Perrysburg; James Vandenham, Leamington, Calif.; assignors to Graham Packaging Company, L.P. York, Pa.

#D653,955 Container; Joseph P. Labadie, Perrysburg; Richard R. Johnston, Toledo; assignors to Graham Packaging Company, L.P. York, Pa.

#D654,726 Product display; Melissa J. Nealon, Shelbyville, Ky.; Kevin R. Hoskins, Louisville; Fawn M. Uhl, New Albany, Ohio; Brandon Robinson, Sylvania; Patricia M. Harms-Andray, Toledo; assignors to Owens Corning Intellectual Capital, LLC, Toledo.



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