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Music December patent applications/inventions, industry category 12/10Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 12/30/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20100326253 - Fallboard opening and closing device: An opening and closing device 10 for a fallboard 8 includes a first damper member 13 that dampens the rotational movement of the fallboard 8 by constantly applying a fixed load to the fallboard 8, and a second damper member 14 that dampens the rotational movement of the fallboard 8... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP
20100326254 - String-replacement assembly for musical instruments: A string-replacement assembly may be installed within an inner cavity of a body of a guitar. The assembly includes a plurality of cartridges each configured to contain a supply of replacement string therein, corresponding to a particular gauge of string for the guitar. Each supply of replacement string is rotatably... Agent: Montgomery, Mccracken, Walker & Rhoads, LLP
20100326255 - Chorded zither having adjustable chord bar rack: An improved chorded zither is disclosed herein which may be characterized in that it comprises a novel adjustably positionable chord bar assembly (which assembly enables the playing of every key in the normal chromatic scale of 12 keys). In a preferred embodiment, the inventive chord bar assembly comprises a slidable... Agent: Thomas Loop Graybeal Jackson LLP
20100326256 - Methods for online collaborative music composition: Systems and methods for creating and editing collaborative music compositions via a computer network, including remote uploading tracks by musicians, and for creating and joining a band, wherein the system and methods provide for at least one musician to join a virtual group of at least one other musician for... Agent: Triangle Patents, P.l.l.c.
20100326257 - Keyboard apparatus: In a keyboard apparatus including a key supported for pivoting movement about a pivot point, a mass member that imparts a reaction force to performance operation of the key in interlocked relation to the key, and an electromagnetic actuator provided between the key and the mass member for imparting a... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.
20100326258 - Strike input device for electronic percussion instrument: A piezo electric element generates a vibrating voltage in response to a striking force on a pad. The piezo electric element is connected across a series connection of a linear resistor and a nonlinear resistance network. The voltage appearing across the nonlinear resistance network is taken as an output voltage.... Agent: Morrison & Foerster, LLP
20100326259 - Electronic keyboard instrument: In an electronic keyboard instrument, a first switch board 11 and a second switch board 12 are independently provided in a keyboard chassis 1 separated from each other. The first switch board 11 has a first switch that is turned ON by a key 2 arranged on the keyboard chassis... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP
20100326260 - Keyboard apparatus: Keyboard apparatus includes: a key supported for pivoting movement about a pivot point; a mass member for imparting a reaction force to performance operation of the key in interlocked relation to the key; a transmission member provided in abutment with both of the key and mass member to transmit a... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.
20100326261 - Multi-function musical instrument pedal controller: A multi-function pedal controller may be used with a musical instrument, such as a keyboard percussion instrument, to allow control of both vibrato and damper functions. The multi-function pedal controller may control damper functions with a first range of motion and vibrato functions with a second range of motion, thereby... Agent: Grossman, Tucker, Perreault & Pfleger, PLLC12/23/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20100319514 - Unevenly-spaced bridge system for guitar: The invention provides an unevenly-spaced bridge system for a guitar. The bridge system in one embodiment includes a base plate with at least four and preferably five saddles thereon. A first centrally located saddle on the base plate supports a first central string that is typically a wound string, and... Agent: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (dc/orl)
20100319515 - Wearable instrument supporting means: A wearable instrument supporting means comprising: an instrument mountable support (10) having a surface (11); and a wearable support (1) having at least one region (4) that has a non-slip relationship with said surface (11) of the instrument mountable support (10); and wherein said at least one region (4) is... Agent: Thorpe North & Western, LLP.
20100319516 - Precision axial flow valve: The present invention relates to the field of brass wind musical instruments, and more specifically to an improved axial flow valve which resists wear and optimizes air flow.... Agent: Absolute Technology Law Group LLC
20100319517 - System and method for generating a musical compilation track from multiple takes: An apparatus for creating a musical composition comprising an audio interface, and audio converter module, and a multi-track compositor module is disclosed. The audio interface operably receives audio from an audio input device and outputting audio to an audio output device. The audio converter module is operably connected to the... Agent: Loeb & Loeb, LLP
20100319518 - Systems and methods for collaborative music generation: A new approach is proposed that contemplates systems and methods to enable a musician to connect with other musicians online in a social network, or work with their past work that is available to use. The musicians may use an in-browser mixer to select tracks from the site for a... Agent: Goodwin Procter LLP Attn: Patent Administrator
20100319519 - Electronic percussion instrument: An electronic percussion instrument generates, in accordance with a trigger signal output from a pad source, a musical performance tone of a tone color assigned to the pad source. The electronic percussion instrument includes a program memory for storing a control program and a CPU for controlling operation of the... Agent: Morrison & Foerster, LLP12/16/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20100313731 - V type electric guitar footrest: The V type electric guitar footrest (2) which is attached to the lower part of the input socket device (5) consists of an L-sectioned, half triangular component (1) on the lower edge of the V type electric guitar and a triangular stabilizing backrest (3) that is attached to the rear... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100313732 - Percussion instrument systems and methods: A percussion instrument may have a hoop member configured to hold down a head stretched across a first end of the shell by a plurality of adjustment devices that may be for operatively connecting the hoop member with a plurality of fixtures that may be arrangeable along at least two... Agent: Foley & Lardner
20100313733 - Snare tension device: The invention relates to a snare tension device for tensioning and releasing a snare wire. In the snare tension device a rotation movement of a rotation element is transferred to a pushing element by means of a transfer element.... Agent: Butzel LongIPDocketing Dept
20100313734 - Percussion instrument bracket systems and methods: A support bracket having a body may be configured to be mountable on a percussion instrument, the body having a first passage defined at least in part by a first wall surface, the body having a second passage defined at least in part by a second wall surface. A fastening... Agent: Foley & Lardner
20100313735 - Snare drum stand with self-adjusting bracket size: A snare drum stand with a snare drum bracket (5), wherein the snare drum bracket (5) comprises a plurality of interconnected bars (11, 12, 13, 14), which are movably coupled to one another, and having a snare drum bracket size being changeable by their connecting angle changeable with respect to... Agent: Butzel LongIPDocketing Dept
20100313737 - Music score recognition method and system thereof: A music score recognition method and a system thereof are provided. In the present method, a music score is detected and at least one measure in the music score is obtained by searching bar lines, so as to plan a recognition order according to the position of each measure in... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20100313736 - System and method for learning music in a computer game: A system comprising means for receiving a first input from an electronic device, said first input pertaining to performance of music by a user, means for receiving a second input, said second input pertaining at least to music intended to be performed by the user; and a comparison module software... Agent: Brian R. Galvin
20100313738 - Audio smoothing system, device, and method: The present invention relates to an audio smoothing system for smoothing an audio waveform to generate a smoothed waveform, comprising an audio generator, an audio smoothing device and an operating interface. The audio smoothing device is provided for receiving an audio waveform of the audio generator to smooth a sound... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys
20100313739 - Rhythm recognition from an audio signal: A guitar delay engine such as a multi-tap delay pedal or other rhythm engine such as a vocal multi-tap delay pedal, a drum machine, or any other device that requires setting a rhythmic pattern (i.e. level and timing information) for operation is provided. In a guitar delay device, the guitarist... Agent: Klarquist Sparkman, LLP
20100313740 - Stringed instrument for connection to a computer to implement dsp modeling: Disclosed is a stringed instrument that includes a plurality of strings and a pickup to which each of the plurality of strings is respectively coupled that is connectable to a computer to implement DSP modeling. A serial interface circuit is coupled to the pickup and to a digital connector that... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP12/09/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20100307313 - Digital instrument with physical resonator: In an implementation of this invention, a stringed musical instrument has a resonator comprised of a bridge and a soundboard. Vibrations from the strings are transmitted through the bridge to the soundboard. A plurality of sensors are attached to or embedded in the soundboard. The sensors measure primarily the vibrations... Agent: Otis Patent Law
20100307314 - Stringed instrument with keyboard: A musical instrument includes a body, a neck attached to the body, a plurality of strings having first ends secured to the body and second ends secured to the neck, and a keyboard secured to the body. Optionally, each of the strings is associated with a plucker.... Agent: Michael M. Gerardi
20100307315 - Instrument attached cappers: The invention provides an instrument or instrument-like device with an attachment capper to personalize and enhance the aesthetic value of a musical experience. Thus the invention provides an instrument attachment capper adapted to connect to an instrument or instrument-like device. The instrument attachment capper has a body that defines a... Agent: Ronald F. Swanson
20100307316 - Drum mount: A mount for mounting and affixing an object to a supporting structure, for example, a drum to a drum stand. The mount includes a hanger plate that mounts to the drum and a bracket that mounts to the drum stand. The hanger plate has a downwardly depending L-shaped flange that... Agent: Mccormick, Paulding & Huber LLP
20100307317 - Hinged drumstick: A percussion instrument is disclosed that may include a body having a longitudinal axis extending from a butt end to a striking end thereof and at least one hole extending along a transverse axis through the thickness of the body; a grasping mechanism having a first grip plate at a... Agent: Kaplan Gilman & Pergament LLP
20100307318 - Hinged drumstick: A percussion instrument is disclosed that may include a body having a longitudinal axis extending from a butt end to a striking end thereof and at least one hole extending along a transverse axis through the thickness of the body; a grasping mechanism having a first grip plate at a... Agent: Kaplan Gilman & Pergament LLP
20100307319 - Play assist device: The invention provides a play assist device which allows a player to efficiently learn how to read and play a score. The device includes display means for displaying the upper and lower staves of a grand staff independently by a predetermined range, projecting means for projecting the images of the... Agent: Darby & Darby P.C.
20100307320 - flexible music composition engine: An apparatus, method and system for generating music in real time are provided. A pipeline for coordinating generation of a musical piece is created. At least one producer is loaded into the pipeline, the at least one producer for producing at least one high level musical element of the musical... Agent: Brion Raffoul
20100307321 - System and method for producing a harmonious musical accompaniment: An apparatus for enhancing audio comprising a first interface and a harmonizing module is disclosed. The first interface receive a first audio segment from a first source. The harmonizing module is coupled to the first interface. The harmonizing module is configured to identify at least one musical property of the... Agent: Loeb & Loeb, LLP
20100307322 - Method for synthesizing tone signal and tone signal generating system: An electronic piano includes a tone signal synthesizing system implemented by software, keys and key sensors monitoring the keys and reporting the key positions to the tone signal synthesizing system, and the tone signal synthesizing system includes damper model calculating modules for determining resistance against vibrations of wires of an... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20100307323 - Percussion instrument systems and methods: A percussion instrument may include a plurality of coupling device for operatively connecting a first hoop member, which may be configured to hold down a head arranged across a first end of a shell, with a second hoop member, which may be arranged on a second end of the shell.... Agent: Foley & Lardner
20100307324 - Pickup unit of electric stringed instrument: A pickup unit of an electric stringed instrument is constituted of a vibrator supporting strings, a support which is installed inside the recess of a lower bridge so as to support the vibrator, and a plurality of piezoelectric elements which convert vibrations of strings transmitted thereto via the vibrator into... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20100307325 - Guitar, tuner, amplifier and effects circuit, cables and case: A system for playing music includes an guitar with two audio output channels, a cable to connect to the two output channels to an amplifier, an amplifier having two channels, an effects apparatus, and a guitar tuner mounted within the guitar. A looping circuit is connected to record instrument performances... Agent: Schiff Hardin, LLP Patent Department12/02/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20100300260 - Stringed instrument fretboard for use with light-system: A fingerboard (or fretboard) for use with a stringed instrument and light-system is disclosed and has a bottom surface adapted to mate or be attached to a neck of the instrument, and has wells extending from the bottom surface toward, but not through, a top surface. The wells are sized... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20100300261 - Systems and methods of stretching and tuning drumheads: A system for stretching and tuning a drumhead includes a plurality of bolts each provided with a threaded shank and at least one associated nut threaded thereon. Each bolt is secured circumferentially and substantially equi-angularly about the periphery of the drum shell. The system includes a flexible, elongate member that... Agent: The Law Office Of Robert E. Purcell, PLLC
20100300262 - Music difficulty level calculating apparatus and music difficulty level calculating method: CPU 11 reads from RAM 13 pitch information of each of musical notes composing the music, fingering information for playing the musical notes, and time information of the musical notes, thereby calculating a difficulty level of music. CPU 11 calculates a fingering difficulty level concerning fingering of playing adjacent musical... Agent: Holtz, Holtz, Goodman & Chick PC
20100300263 - System and method for automatically creating a sound related to a lighting atmosphere: The invention relates to the automatic creation of a sound related to a lighting atmosphere, which is created with a lighting system. An embodiment of the invention provides a system (10) for automatically creating a sound related to a lighting atmosphere, comprising atmosphere analyzing means (12) being adapted for receiving... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20100300270 - Displaying an input at multiple octaves: Described are methods, systems, and apparatuses, including computer program products, for displaying an input at multiple octaves in a rhythm-action game. In one aspect this is accomplished by receiving by a game platform via a microphone, a music performance input data and displaying, on a display in communication with the... Agent: Proskauer Rose LLP
20100300265 - Dynamic musical part determination: Described are methods, systems, and apparatuses, including computer program products, for dynamically determining a musical part performed by a player of a rhythm-action game. In one aspect of a rhythm-action game, microphones are not tied to a particular part and therefore any player can play any of a number of... Agent: Proskauer Rose LLP
20100300266 - Dynamically displaying a pitch range: Described are methods, systems, and apparatuses, including computer program products, for dynamically displaying a pitch range in a rhythm-action game. In one aspect this is accomplished by a game platform dividing a musical composition into a plurality of portions each comprising one or more notes. Then the game platform determines... Agent: Proskauer Rose LLP
20100300264 - Practice mode for multiple musical parts: Described are methods, systems, and apparatuses, including computer program products, that provide a practice mode for multiple musical parts in a rhythm-action game. In one aspect this is accomplished by displaying, on a display in communication with a game platform, a first and second target musical data associated with a... Agent: Proskauer Rose LLP
20100300268 - Preventing an unintentional deploy of a bonus in a video game: Described are methods, systems, and apparatuses, including computer program products, for preventing an unintentional deploy of a bonus in a video game. In one aspect this is accomplished by displaying, on a display in communication with a game platform, a target music data of a musical composition. The game platform... Agent: Proskauer Rose LLP
20100300269 - Scoring a musical performance after a period of ambiguity: Described are methods, systems, and apparatuses, including computer program products, for scoring a musical performance after a period of ambiguity in a rhythm-action game. This is accomplished by displaying a first target music data and a second target music data where the first target music data's tolerance threshold overlaps with... Agent: Proskauer Rose LLP
20100300267 - Selectively displaying song lyrics: Described are methods, systems, and apparatuses, including computer program products, for selectively displaying song lyrics in a rhythm-action game. In one aspect this is accomplished by determining a number of vocal cues to be displayed on a display in communication with a game platform, where the vocal cues are each... Agent: Proskauer Rose LLP
20100300271 - Detecting beat information using a diverse set of correlations: A beat analysis module is described for determining beat information associated with an audio item. The beat analysis module uses an Expectation-Maximization (EM) approach to determine an average beat period, where correlation is performed over diverse representations of the audio item. The beat analysis module can determine the beat information... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100300272 - Method and system of purposeful movement to a steady beat: A technique for combining music and choreographed movement improves physiological and cognitive processes through purposeful movement to a steady beat. Users perform examples of the technique by purposefully executing one or more movement instructions in time with one or more musical selections. The movement instructions require concentration on both the... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC
20100300273 - Distortion pedal: A combination distortion pedal and amplifier includes a foot pedal controls the distortion and the amplification of audio signals. The level of distortion and amplification are determined by the position of the foot pedal with a low level of distortion and amplification when the foot pedal is in a released... Agent: Dergosits & Noah LLPPrevious industry: Cutting
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