Sunday, January 05 2020

Weekly Report

Expired Patents

Inventors: Aamer; Khaled Abdel-Hakim Helmy (Port Washington, NY)
Title: Self-assembling polymers--VI
Patent Number: 9,169,361

Inventors: Abbas; Ali (Champaign, IL)
Title: Method, software, and system for making a decision
Patent Number: 9,171,255

Inventors: Abdel-Hamid; Ahmed Kamal (Cairo, EG), Abdel-Rahim; Tamer Ali (Nasr City, Cairo, EG)
Title: Rail-to-rail pad driver with load independent rise and fall times
Patent Number: 7,292,075

Inventors: Abichaaya; Elie (Jouy le Moutier, FR), Reimon; Julien (Aulnay sous Bois, FR)
Title: Method for exchanging signals between a tire pressure sensor and a central processing unit in a motor vehicle
Patent Number: 9,168,796

Inventors: Abkowitz; Stanley (Lexington, MA), Abkowitz; Susan M. (Burlington, MA), Fisher; Harvey (Lexington, MA), Schwartz; Patricia J. (Andover, MA)
Title: High extrusion ratio titanium metal matrix composites
Patent Number: 8,043,404

Inventors: Accordino; Joseph (Astoria, NY)
Title: Bone graft harvest device
Patent Number: 8,043,291

Inventors: Acedo; Mario F. (Tucson, AZ), Cervantes; Ezequiel (Tucson, AZ), Jennas, II; Paul A. (Tucson, AZ), Peipelman; Jason L. (Vail, AZ), Ward; Matthew J. (Vail, AZ)
Title: Determining logical configuration commands to create a logical object
Patent Number: 9,170,807

Inventors: Acedo; Mario F. (Tucson, AZ), Cervantes; Ezequiel (Tucson, AZ), Jennas, II; Paul A. (Tucson, AZ), Peipelman; Jason L. (Vail, AZ), Ward; Matthew J. (Vail, AZ)
Title: Method for singleton process control
Patent Number: 9,170,838

Inventors: Acharya; Hemanth P. (Bangalore, IN), Baheti; Pawan Kumar (Bangalore, IN)
Title: Method of perspective correction for devanagari text
Patent Number: 9,171,204

Inventors: Ackerson; Michael D. (Fayetteville, AR), Byars; Michael Steven (Fayetteville, AR)
Title: Two phase hydroprocessing
Patent Number: 7,291,257

Inventors: Adamchick; Lawrence G. (Charlotte, NC), Adamchick; Daniel L. (Charlotte, NC)
Title: Portable physical therapy/rehabilitation/exercise device, system and method
Patent Number: 9,168,418

Inventors: Adams; Ronald (Holliston, MA)
Title: Non-circular resection device and endoscope
Patent Number: 8,043,207

Inventors: Adams; Ronald (Holliston, MA)
Title: Endoluminal fundoplication device and related method
Patent Number: 8,043,310

Inventors: Adams; Scott (Granite Bay, CA), Faherty; Josh (Sacramento, CA)
Title: Mechanical sign waving device
Patent Number: 9,171,487

Inventors: Adibhatla; Sridhar (West Chester, OH)
Title: Approach to extending life of gas turbine engine
Patent Number: 7,290,385

Inventors: Agnew; Gerard D (Derby, GB), Cunningham; Robert H (Derby, GB), Butler; Philip D (Derby, GB), Collins; Robert D (Derby, GB)
Title: Reformer module
Patent Number: 8,043,576

Inventors: Agrawal; Rajeev (Glenview, IL), Leelahakriengkrai; Rangsan (Overland Park, KS), Bedekar; Anand S. (Arlington Heights, IL), Han; Guang (Buffalo Grove, IL)
Title: Methods and apparatus for handover management
Patent Number: 9,173,140

Inventors: Aharon; Refael (Modi'in-Maccabim-Re'ut, IL)
Title: Method of recycling fibers from sewage sludge and means thereof
Patent Number: 9,169,597

Inventors: Ahmed; Nasir U. (Scottsdale, AZ)
Title: Fiberglass reinforced plastic lightweight heavy-duty ladder and method of making same
Patent Number: 9,168,701

Inventors: Ahrens; Michael E. (San Jose, CA), Viet; Roger (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Electromagnetic inductive shield
Patent Number: 7,290,945

Inventors: Ai; Tianzhao (Kaifeng, CN), Dong; Xuezhi (Kaifeng, CN), Ai; Dong (Kaifeng, CN)
Title: Process for causticizing green liquor in chemical recovery from black liquor in alkaline pulping
Patent Number: 7,291,245

Inventors: Aimin; Su (Shanghai, CN)
Title: Object modeling
Patent Number: 9,170,331

Inventors: Aissaoui; Hamed (Allschwil, CH), Boss; Christoph (Allschwil, CH), Richard-Bildstein; Sylvia (Allschwil, CH), Siegrist; Romain (Allschwil, CH)
Title: 1-phenyl-substituted heterocyclyl derivatives and their use as prostaglandin D2 receptor modulators
Patent Number: 9,169,270

Inventors: Ajit; Janardhanan S. (Irvine, CA)
Title: Sub-micron high input voltage tolerant input output (I/O) circuit
Patent Number: 7,292,072

Inventors: Akahane; Akira (Kanagawa, JP), Hatano; Yoshiyuki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Edible fat and oil, process of producing the same, and chocolate containing fat and oil composition
Patent Number: 8,043,649

Inventors: Akaki; Kazuya (Tochigi-Ken, JP)
Title: Medical imaging apparatus which displays predetermined information in differentiable manner from others
Patent Number: 8,046,707

Inventors: Akimoto; Kengo (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Manufacturing method of semiconductor device
Patent Number: 8,043,796

Inventors: Akiyama; Koichiro (Tokyo, JP), Goto; Yasuhiro (Hakodate, JP)
Title: Digital signature generation apparatus, digital signature verification apparatus, and key generation apparatus
Patent Number: 8,046,582

Inventors: Akiyama; Noboru (Hitachinaka, JP), Hashimoto; Takayuki (Tokai, JP), Shiraishi; Masaki (Hitachinaka, JP), Kawashima; Tetsuya (Hitachi, JP), Tateno; Koji (Takasaki, JP), Matsuura; Nobuyoshi (Takasaki, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device
Patent Number: 8,044,520

Inventors: Alfares; Hesham K. (Dhahran, SA)
Title: Cyclic combinatorial method and system
Patent Number: 8,046,316

Inventors: Alimi; Hojabr (Santa Rosa, CA)
Title: Oxidative reductive potential water solution and methods of using the same
Patent Number: 9,168,318

Inventors: Allan; David (Ottawa, CA), Casey; Liam (Ottawa, CA)
Title: Extended private LAN
Patent Number: 8,045,570

Inventors: Allen; Charles D. (Broomfield, CO)
Title: Removable ink for surgical instrument
Patent Number: 9,168,086

Inventors: Amaike; Masato (Chiba, JP), Sasaoka; Seiji (Toyama, JP), Kawamuko; Shigeru (Chiba, JP), Hashimoto; Yasuaki (Kanagawa, JP), Takemura; Eiji (Niigata, JP)
Title: Method for producing molecular compound
Patent Number: 7,291,756

Inventors: Amarasinghe; Amal S. (West Pennant Hills, AU), Lithgow; Perry D. (Moruya, AU), Guney; Memduh (Killara, AU)
Title: Headgear assembly for a respiratory mask assembly
Patent Number: 9,168,349

Inventors: Amarasinghe; Amal Shirley (West Pennant Hills, AU), Frater; Robert Henry (Lindfield, AU)
Title: Mask brace and mask assembly
Patent Number: 8,042,541

Inventors: Amaudric Du Chaffaut; Benoit (Voisin le Bretonneux, FR), Wittrisch; Christian (Rueil Malmaison, FR)
Title: Reverse-circulation drilling method and system
Patent Number: 7,290,625

Inventors: Anand; Sandeep Venkit (Bangalore, IN), Krishnaswamy; Arvind (Bangalore, IN), Mahapatra; Debiprosad Roy (Bangalore, IN)
Title: Cold field emission cathode using carbon nanotubes
Patent Number: 9,171,688

Inventors: Anderson; Catherine (Durham, NC), Lee; Stephen Aaron (Durham, NC), Powell; Kerrie (Durham, NC), Puente; Pilar (Durham, NC), Rhein; Jennifer Lee (Raleigh, NC), Timmons; Philip Reid (Durham, NC), Wingate; Vincent Paul Mary (Chapel Hill, NC)
Title: Generation of plants with improved drought tolerance
Patent Number: 8,044,262

Inventors: Anderson; Glenn Mark (Norristown, PA), Jordan; Robert (Thornton, PA), Picha; Kristen (Malvern, PA)
Title: sRAGE mimetibody, compositions, methods and uses
Patent Number: 8,043,616

Inventors: Anderson; James B. (Cookeville, TN), Bynum; Stephen A. (Cookeville, TN)
Title: Reduced profile lamp having enhanced illumination and method of construction thereof
Patent Number: 9,168,864

Inventors: Anderson; Thomas P. (Savage, MN)
Title: Warming device
Patent Number: 8,043,350

Inventors: Ando; Hironobu (Tokyo, JP), Enami; Yasuhiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Detachable connector
Patent Number: 8,043,128

Inventors: Ando; Masanobu (Aichi-ken, JP), Nakai; Masahito (Aichi-ken, JP), Uemura; Toshiya (Aichi-ken, JP), Nakayama; Masaaki (Nara-ken, JP)
Title: Light-emitting semiconductor device and a method of manufacturing it
Patent Number: 7,291,868

Inventors: Angue; Eric (Kornwestheim, DE), Kopp; Simone (Esslingen, DE), Diener; Ulrich (Esslingen, DE)
Title: Linear drive
Patent Number: 7,290,477

Inventors: Anheyer; Wolfgang (Neuss, DE)
Title: I.S. machine
Patent Number: 7,290,406

Inventors: Anile; Carmelo (Assago, IT)
Title: Implantable device for the treatment of hydrocephalus syndrome and the corresponding method
Patent Number: 9,168,363

Inventors: Ante; Johannes (Regensbrug, DE), Gilch; Markus (Mauern, DE)
Title: Compressor casing for an exhaust gas turbocharger
Patent Number: 8,043,047

Inventors: Aoki; Shinji (Yokohama, JP), Iimura; Haruo (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus and image forming method capable of generating stable transfer electric field
Patent Number: 8,045,875

Inventors: Aoki; Takashi (Saitama, JP), Endo; Hiroshi (Saitama, JP), Iwasaki; Yoichi (Saitama, JP), Hayashi; Kenkichi (Saitama, JP)
Title: Imaging device, and image processing method
Patent Number: 9,172,927

Inventors: Aoki; Takashi (Saitama, JP), Iwasaki; Yoichi (Saitama, JP), Endo; Hiroshi (Saitama, JP), Hayashi; Kenkichi (Saitama, JP)
Title: Imaging device, and image processing method
Patent Number: 9,172,926

Inventors: Apostolopoulos; John G. (Palo Alto, CA), Wee; Susie J. (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Method and system for utilizing a tag to optimize portion of data transfer
Patent Number: 8,045,584

Inventors: Apostolos; John T. (Lyndeborough, NH), Mouyos; William (Windham, NH), Molen; Brian (Windham, NH), Colon; Kurt (Rockaway, NJ), Feng; Judy (Nashua, NH), Chase; Walter (Auburndale, MA)
Title: Nuclear quadrupole resonance system
Patent Number: 9,170,311

Inventors: Appelman; Barry (Great Falls, VA)
Title: Preventing co-user addition to user definable co-user lists
Patent Number: 9,172,667

Inventors: Araiz-Boys; Susan (Redding, CA), Boys; Donald Robert Martin (Redding, CA)
Title: Shelter evacuation response system
Patent Number: 9,171,446

Inventors: Araki; Masatake (Kumamoto, JP), Araki; Kimi (Kumamoto, JP)
Title: Method of establishing mouse strain
Patent Number: 9,167,805

Inventors: Archer; Charles J. (Hillsboro, OR), Blocksome; Michael A. (Rochester, MN), Carey; James E. (Rochester, MN), Sanders; Philip J. (Rochester, MN)
Title: Executing a gather operation on a parallel computer that includes a plurality of compute nodes
Patent Number: 9,170,865

Inventors: Archer; Charles J. (Rochester, MN), Carey; James E. (Rochester, MN), Markland; Matthew W. (Rochester, MN), Sanders; Philip J. (Rochester, MN), Schimke; Timothy J. (Stewartville, MN)
Title: Data processing in a hybrid computing environment
Patent Number: 9,170,864

Inventors: Arii; Tadashi (Fussa, JP), Takata; Yoshihiro (Tachikawa, JP), Otake; Satoshi (Ome, JP), Matsuura; Shigeki (Hamamatsu, JP)
Title: Gas analyzer
Patent Number: 8,044,343

Inventors: Aritake; Sota (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Antenna system and portable terminal having the antenna system
Patent Number: 7,292,192

Inventors: Armani; Elisabetta (Parma, IT), Amari; Gabriele (Parma, IT), Riccaboni; Mauro (Parma, IT), Baker-Glenn; Charles (Essex, GB)
Title: Inhibitors of PDE4 enzyme and antagonists of muscarinic M3 receptor
Patent Number: 9,169,245

Inventors: Arns; Wilhelm (Paderborn, DE)
Title: Bumper structure
Patent Number: 7,290,811

Inventors: Asaad; Sameh W. (Briarcliff Manor, NY), Min; Hong (Poughkeepsie, NY), Sukhwani; Bharat (Briarcliff Manor, NY), Thoennes; Mathew S. (West Harrison, NY)
Title: Radix sort with read-only key
Patent Number: 9,171,032

Inventors: Asada; Tadatoshi (Anjo, JP)
Title: Electric generation control apparatus for vehicle alternator
Patent Number: 7,292,008

Inventors: Asahina; Tsutomu (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Receiving apparatus and receiving method
Patent Number: 9,172,502

Inventors: Asakawa; Koji (Tokyo, JP), Hiraoka; Toshiro (Tokyo, JP), Akasaka; Yoshihiro (Tokyo, JP), Hotta; Yasuyuki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Method for manufacturing porous structure and method for forming pattern
Patent Number: 8,043,520

Inventors: Aschoff; John G. (Watsonville, CA), Chambliss; David D. (Morgan Hill, CA), McNutt; Bruce (Gilroy, CA)
Title: Data storage system to optimize revenue realized under multiple service level agreements
Patent Number: 9,172,618

Inventors: Asplund; Gunnar (Ludvika, SE), Flisberg; Gunnar (Ludvika, SE), Weimers; Lars (Ludvika, SE), Lundquist; Jan (Ludvika, SE), .ANG.strom; Urban (Saxdalen, SE), Karlsson; Dan (Sundsvall, SE)
Title: Ground electrode
Patent Number: 8,044,297

Inventors: Assar; Farzin (San Jose, CA), Nguyentran; Lee Duyly (San Jose, CA), Vu; Phong Van (San Jose, CA)
Title: System and method for establishing spindle motor current during cold temperature operation of HDD
Patent Number: 7,291,994

Inventors: Astatke; Mekbib (Germantown, MD), Chatterjee; Deb K. (North Potomac, MD), Gerard; Gary F. (Frederick, MD)
Title: Compositions and methods for temperature-dependent nucleic acid synthesis
Patent Number: 8,043,816

Inventors: Astier; Yann (White Plains, NY), Bai; Jingwei (Elmsford, NY), Papa Rao; Satyavolu (Poughkeepsie, NY), Reuter; Kathleen (Yorktown Heights, NY), Smith; Joshua T. (Croton on Hudson, NY)
Title: Solid state nanopore devices for nanopore applications to improve the nanopore sensitivity and methods of manufacture
Patent Number: 9,168,717

Inventors: Astigarraga; Tara (Fairpoint, NY), Dickens; Louie A. (Tucson, AZ), Lujan; Carlos J. (Tucson, AZ), Winarski; Daniel J. (Tucson, AZ)
Title: Base protocol layer testing device
Patent Number: 9,170,905

Inventors: Astigarraga; Tara (Fairpoint, NY), Dickens; Louie A. (Tucson, AZ), Lujan; Carlos J. (Tucson, AZ), Winarski; Daniel J. (Tucson, AZ)
Title: Base protocol layer testing device
Patent Number: 9,170,906

Inventors: Atkinson; Paul D (Poway, CA), White; Charles A (Oakland, CA)
Title: Systems and methods for managing access to benefits associated with products
Patent Number: 9,171,298

Inventors: Attaluri; Gopi K. (San Jose, CA), Lightstone; Sam S. (Toronto, CA), Raman; Vijayshankar (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Dynamically determining join order
Patent Number: 9,171,043

Inventors: Attwood; Reece (Mayfield West, AU)
Title: Spreader component for a dragline excavator
Patent Number: 9,169,616

Inventors: Au; Jessie L. S. (Columbus, OH), Wientjes; M. Guillaume (Columbus, OH)
Title: Tumor targeting drug-loaded particles
Patent Number: 8,043,631

Inventors: Auguet; Thierry (Chapelle Glane, CH), Sebe; Marc (Neyruz, CH)
Title: Vehicle steering control without mechanical connection between steering wheel and steered wheels
Patent Number: 8,046,132

Inventors: Austin; Kevin (Encinitas, CA), Vandewater; Jerry (Thousand Oaks, CA)
Title: Eave riser extension for roof transitions
Patent Number: 7,290,373

Inventors: Axelsson; Magnus (Goteborg, SE), Costa; Patrik (Alvangen, SE)
Title: Non-rotating shaft for a continuous casting machine
Patent Number: 9,168,583

Inventors: Ayed; Mourad Ben (Tunis, TN), Ayed; Abderrahman Ben (Tunis, TN)
Title: Systems for wireless authentication based on bluetooth proximity
Patent Number: 8,045,961

Inventors: Ayyagari; Deepak (Vancouver, WA), Ozeki; Tomohiko (Vancouver, WA)
Title: Transmitting data across a contention channel in a centralized network
Patent Number: 8,046,484

Inventors: Baba; Takashige (Inagi, JP), Uehara; Keitaro (Kokubunji, JP), Tsushima; Yuji (Hachioji, JP)
Title: Compound computer system and method for sharing PCI devices thereof
Patent Number: 8,046,520

Inventors: Babella; Mark (Salida, CA)
Title: Panel construction for housing keypads of mobile computing device
Patent Number: 8,046,032

Inventors: Baggen; Constant Paul Maie Jozef (Eindhoven, NL), Husen; Sri Andari (Eindhoven, NL), Filippi; Alessio (Eindhoven, NL)
Title: Estimation of length of channel impulse response
Patent Number: 8,045,633

Inventors: Baghdachi; Jamil (Northville, MI), Hernandez; Heidi Rosalia Perez (Neza, MX), Templeman; Cynthia Gazepis (Ypsilanti, MI), He; Halfeng (Ypsilanti, MI)
Title: Methods and compositions for pigmented self-stratifying coatings
Patent Number: 8,044,140

Inventors: Bai; Shwang-Shi (Hsinhua, TW), Huang; Yu-Pei (Hsinhua, TW)
Title: Method for driving a fluorescent lamp and an inverter circuit for performing such a method
Patent Number: 7,291,993

Inventors: Baier; Johannes (Wuerselen, DE), Moench; Holger (Vaals, NL)
Title: Surface-emitting external cavity laser device
Patent Number: 8,045,594

Inventors: Bailey; Matthew (Redford, MI), Gonzalez; Michael (Lake Orion, MI), Dillon; Christopher (Springfield Township, MI)
Title: Interlocking modular headers and header assemblies thereof
Patent Number: 8,043,127

Inventors: Bailin; Sidney (Washington, DC), Klein; Ian (Hatfield, GB), Witten; David (Arlington, VA)
Title: Method and system for configuring rules for execution
Patent Number: 9,171,260

Inventors: Baiocchi; Frank A. (Allentown, PA), DeLucca; John Michael (Wayne, PA), Cargo; James Thomas (Bethlehem, PA)
Title: Calibration standard for transmission electron microscopy
Patent Number: 7,291,849

Inventors: Bair; James A. (Cortland, NY), Fendya; Thomas J. (Homer, NY), Hurwitz; Mark F. (Ithaca, NY), Haq; Tanweer ul (Tully, NY), Geibel; Stephen A. (Cortland, NY)
Title: Fluid treatment arrangements and methods
Patent Number: 8,043,512

Inventors: Baker; Benjamin Paul (Campbelltown, AU)
Title: Heat exchanger
Patent Number: 8,042,608

Inventors: Baker; Gary E. (Hermosa, SD), Baker; James (Hermosa, SD)
Title: Mountable hitch
Patent Number: 7,290,974

Inventors: Bakos; Peter L. (Barrington, IL)
Title: Shippable in-assembly bolt
Patent Number: 7,290,971

Inventors: Bal; Steven R. (Cary, NC), Granger-Jones; Marcus (Scotts Valley, CA)
Title: Forward and reverse VSWR insensitive power detection using quadrature downconversion
Patent Number: 8,045,643

Inventors: Balakin; Vladimir (Protvino, RU)
Title: Charged particle cancer therapy X-ray method and apparatus
Patent Number: 8,045,679

Inventors: Balasubramanian; Swaminathan (Troy, MI), Hamilton, II; Rick A. (Charlottesville, VA), O'Connell; Brian M. (Research Triangle Park, NC), Walker; Keith R. (Austin, TX)
Title: Replacing annotated program code in a networked computing environment
Patent Number: 9,170,790

Inventors: Balko; Terry William (Greenfield, IN), Fields; Stephen Craig (Indianapolis, IN), Irvine; Nicholas Martin (Westfield, IN), Lowe; Christian Thomas (Westfield, IN), Schmitzer; Paul Richard (Indianapolis, IN)
Title: 6-(1,1-difluoroalkyl)-4-aminopicolinates and their use as herbicides
Patent Number: 7,291,580

Inventors: Ballard; Otis Jerome (Bardstown, KY), Bickett; Kevin Michael (Shepherdsville, KY), Atcher; Bruce Larry (Elizabethtown, KY), Hasegawa; Minoru (Osaka, JP)
Title: Heat shrinkable foamed sheet
Patent Number: 8,043,695

Inventors: Balm; Bart (AP Kekerdom, NL), Charite; Boudewijn (VG Breda, NL), Fric; Tomas (Am Berg En Dal, NL)
Title: Coupler and amplifier arrangement
Patent Number: 9,172,127

Inventors: Balmin; Andrey (San Jose, CA), Hwang; Heasoo (La Jolla, CA), Nijkamp; Erik (Schoenaich, DE), Reinwald; Berthold (San Jose, CA)
Title: Scaling dynamic authority-based search using materialized subgraphs
Patent Number: 9,171,077

Inventors: Balraj; Vishnu (Folsom, CA), Baucom; Terry (El Dorado Hills, CA), Bashir; Amir (El Dorado Hills, CA), Chen; Huimin (Portland, OR), Drottar; Ken (Portland, OR), Khan; Naveed (Folsom, CA), Quiet; Duane (Hillsboro, OR), Volk; Andrew M. (Granite Bay, CA)
Title: Spread spectrum clock generator
Patent Number: 8,045,666

Inventors: Balus; Florin (Kanata, CA), Loomis; Michael (Greenland, NH), Sugimoto; Jeffrey (Ottawa, CA)
Title: Dynamic establishment of virtual circuits using multi-segment pseudowires
Patent Number: 8,045,492

Inventors: Balusu; Sangeetha (New York, NY), Balusu; Suraj K. (New York, NY)
Title: Systems and methods for enhanced mobile photography
Patent Number: 9,171,181

Inventors: Bammer; Manfred (Vienna, AT), Schmid; Gernot (Bromberg, AT)
Title: Device for detecting the position of an actuator
Patent Number: 9,170,085

Inventors: Ban; Koichiro (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Information processor, receiver, and information processing method
Patent Number: 9,172,560

Inventors: Bandman; Olga (Mountain View, CA), Hillman; Jennifer (Mountain View, CA), Yue; Henry (Sunnyvale, CA), Guegler; Karl J. (Menlo Park, CA), Corley; Neil C. (Mountain View, CA), Tang; Y. Tom (Sunnyvale, CA), Shah; Purvi (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Methods for detecting expression of human protease molecules
Patent Number: 8,043,818

Inventors: Bandyopadhyay; Ananda K. (West Linn, OR), Cho; Seon-Mee (Santa Clara, CA), Fu; Haiying (Camas, WA), Srinivasan; Easwar (Beaverton, OR), Mordo; David (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Method to improve mechanical strength of low-K dielectric film using modulated UV exposure
Patent Number: 8,043,667

Inventors: Bao; Jia (Shanghai, CN), Gu; Zi (Shanghai, CN)
Title: Fast inverse integer transform for video decoding
Patent Number: 8,045,612

Inventors: Bao; Junjing (San Diego, CA), Bonilla; Griselda (Fishkill, NY), Choi; Samuel S. (Hopewell Junction, NY), Filippi; Ronald G. (Wappingers Falls, NY), Lustig; Naftali E. (Croton on Hudson, NY), Simon; Andrew H. (Fishkill, NY)
Title: E-fuse with hybrid metallization
Patent Number: 9,171,801

Inventors: Barat; Bhaswati (Los Angeles, CA), Wu; Anna M. (Sherman Oaks, CA)
Title: Biotin-ligase system for secretion of biotinylated protein
Patent Number: 8,043,830

Inventors: Baratti; Paolo (Turin, IT), Serafini; Andrea (Pinerolo TO, IT)
Title: Bearing unit for a vehicle wheel
Patent Number: 9,169,876

Inventors: Barber; Ronald J. (San Jose, CA), Raman; Vijayshankar (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Performing batches of selective assignments in a vector friendly manner
Patent Number: 9,171,029

Inventors: Barker; John M. (Ventura, CA)
Title: High-resolution connector for a neurostimulation lead
Patent Number: 8,046,074

Inventors: Barman; Kishor K. (Guwahati, IN), Acharya; Hemanth P. (Bangalore, IN), Baheti; Pawan Kumar (Bangalore, IN)
Title: Method of improving contrast for text extraction and recognition applications
Patent Number: 9,171,224

Inventors: Barr; Rodney (Cary, NC), Gloden; Michael L. (Apex, NC), Speecher, Jr.; Arnold Fred (Raleigh, NC)
Title: Isolated magnetostrictive buffered liquid level sensor
Patent Number: 8,044,657

Inventors: Barthel; Rand K. (Mendon, MA), Li; Yong (Newton, MA), Spring; Eduardo N. (Round Rock, TX)
Title: Accurately estimating install time
Patent Number: 9,170,799

Inventors: Baschnagel; Robert (Garden City, NY)
Title: Flush mounting stand, hanger/carry handle for mobile electronic device
Patent Number: 9,172,782

Inventors: Bascombe; Simon M. (Walnut Creek, CA)
Title: System for on-site management of an event
Patent Number: 9,171,269

Inventors: Basker; Veeraraghavan S. (Albany, NY), Furukawa; Toshiharu (Essex Junction, VT), Tonti; William R. (Essex Junction, VT)
Title: Method for monitoring patterning integrity of etched openings and forming conductive structures with the openings
Patent Number: 8,043,966

Inventors: Bassett; Joseph D. (Sycamore, IL)
Title: Row unit for agricultural implement
Patent Number: 9,167,740

Inventors: Basso; Andrea (Ocean, NJ), Eleftheriadis; Alexandros (New York, NY), Kalva; Hari (New York, NY), Puri; Atul (Riverdale, NY), Schmidt; Robert Lewis (Howell, NJ)
Title: System and method of organizing data to facilitate access and streaming
Patent Number: 8,046,338

Inventors: Bates; Cary L. (Rochester, MN), Nikolai; Jason A. (Rochester, MN), Prentice; Jeffrey A. (Oronoco, MN)
Title: Filtering message posts in a social network
Patent Number: 9,172,671

Inventors: Batke; Boris (Lubeck, DE), Sump; Raimo (Hamburg, DE)
Title: System with a surgical needle and a handle
Patent Number: 7,291,155

Inventors: Baumann; Dieter (Greven, DE)
Title: Centrifuges for a lubricant oil in an internal combustion engine with a modular housing system having various bases, lids and rotors
Patent Number: 8,043,201

Inventors: Bazan; Guillermo C. (Goleta, CA), Chen; Yaofeng (Shanghai, CN)
Title: Zwitterionic Group VIII transition metal initiators supported by olefin ligands
Patent Number: 8,044,225

Inventors: Beachy; Philip A. (Ruxton, MD), Cooper; Michael K. (Baltimore, MD), Porter; Jeffrey A. (Belmont, MA)
Title: Inhibitors of hedgehog signaling pathways, compositions and uses related thereto
Patent Number: 7,291,626

Inventors: Bebbington; Christopher R. (San Mateo, CA), Luehrsen; Kenneth (Half Moon Bay, CA), Yarranton; Geoffrey T. (Burlingame, CA), Baer; Mark (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Antibodies to the PcrV antigen of Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Patent Number: 8,044,181

Inventors: Bechtler; Jochen (Malsch, DE), Kruger; Michael (Edingen-Neckarhausen, DE), Strunk; Detlef (Heidelberg, DE), Stutz; Willi (Neustadt, DE)
Title: Printing press with adjustable bearer rings
Patent Number: 8,042,466

Inventors: Beck; Thomas J. (Catonsville, MD)
Title: X-ray detector system for assessing the integrity and performance of radiation protective garments
Patent Number: 9,170,219

Inventors: Becze; Karoly (Escondido, CA)
Title: Network self-synchronization using ultra wide band (UWB) impulse radio (IR) pulse train with unique repetition rates
Patent Number: 9,172,424

Inventors: Behan; Richard Anthony (West Chicago, IL), Behan; Paulette Sanders (West Chicago, IL)
Title: Plow for use with automobile
Patent Number: 9,169,617

Inventors: Behm; Gary Walter (Hopewell Junction, NY), Magtoto; Teresita Quitua (Poughkeepsie, NY), Ranade; Rajiv M. (Brewster, NY)
Title: Method and system for line-dimension control of an etch process
Patent Number: 7,291,285

Inventors: Beier; Axel (Schildow, DE), Franke; Martin (Berlin, DE), Nerreter; Stefan (Heidesee OT Blossin, DE), Turck; Volker (Berlin, DE)
Title: Optical display element and display device
Patent Number: 9,171,488

Inventors: Beierwaltes; Renate (Burgoberbach, DE), Reichert; Marion (Dorfkemmathen, DE), Schoppler; Sonja (Dinkelsbuhl, DE)
Title: Cosmetic unit comprising two coupled partial units
Patent Number: 8,043,017

Inventors: Beisel; Philipp W (San Jose, CA)
Title: Polling-based secure network message notification system and method with performance enhancing features
Patent Number: 9,172,765

Inventors: Belinski-Wolfe; Judy A. (Towanda, PA), Wolfe; Thomas A. (Towanda, PA), Payne; Brian J. (Sayre, PA)
Title: Electroluminescent phosphor powder with D50 value of less than 12 .mu.m and method of making
Patent Number: 7,291,291

Inventors: Bell; David Gordon (Spokane, WA)
Title: Augmented mesh delivery system
Patent Number: 9,170,134

Inventors: Bell; Denise Ann (Austin, TX), Bowser; Roderick C. (Austin, TX), Uthe; Robert Thomas (Morrisville, NC)
Title: Compressing topological information pertaining to managed resources to enhance visualization
Patent Number: 9,172,616

Inventors: Beltman; Willem (West Linn, OR), Gullbrand; Jessica (Forest Grove, OR)
Title: Quiet system cooling using coupled optimization between integrated micro porous absorbers and rotors
Patent Number: 9,170,616

Inventors: Benedikt; Mark (Kirkland, WA)
Title: Optical disk and method of integrating a high gain RFID antenna
Patent Number: 7,292,147

Inventors: Benz; Thomas (Haar, DE), Krapp; Michael (Nattheim, DE)
Title: Support arrangement and refrigerator provided therewith
Patent Number: 8,042,892

Inventors: Berkcan; Ertugrul (Clifton Park, NY), Kouada; Ibrahim I. (Niskayuna, NY), Klitzke; Michael (Niskayuna, NY), Chen; Nannan (Niskayuna, NY)
Title: Systems and methods for flow sensing in a conduit
Patent Number: 9,170,136

Inventors: Berkovitz; Asher (Kyriat Ono, IL), Malach; Gal (Gedera, IL), Weisberger; Eytan (Beit Halevi, IL)
Title: Method for ranking paths for power optimization of an integrated circuit design and corresponding computer program product
Patent Number: 9,171,117

Inventors: Berland; Carolyn (Molndal, SE), Karlson; Tomas (Savedalen, SE)
Title: Absorbent article comprising a temperature sensor and a temperature change material
Patent Number: 9,168,185

Inventors: Berman; Vadim (Belmont, CA), Kostylev; Nikita (Moscow, RU)
Title: Anticipating domains used to load a web page
Patent Number: 9,172,739

Inventors: Berni; Tiago Valentim (Belo Horizonte, BR), Pereira; Antonio Clareti (Belo Horizonte, BR), Guimaraes; Felipe Hilario (Sao Jose da Lapa, BR)
Title: Recovery of base metals from sulphide ores and concentrates
Patent Number: 9,169,534

Inventors: Berry, II; Jon Stanley (Raleigh, NC)
Title: Distribution of signals throughout a spine of an integrated circuit
Patent Number: 7,292,062

Inventors: Bertrand; Keith J. (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Integrated combiner with common mode correction
Patent Number: 9,172,563

Inventors: Beshears, Jr.; Paul E. (Stevensville, MI), Stowe; Elliott V. (Stevensville, MI)
Title: Dishwasher detergent dispenser
Patent Number: 9,167,952

Inventors: Bessiere; Pierre C. (Houston, TX), Liu; James C. (The Woodlands, TX), White; Matthew A. (Templeton, CA)
Title: Coal boundary detection using an electric-field borehole telemetry apparatus
Patent Number: 8,044,819

Inventors: Beugin; Virginie (Goncelin, FR), Aminpur; Massud Abubaker (Crolles, FR)
Title: Method of manufacturing a semiconductor device and semiconductor device obtainable therewith
Patent Number: 8,043,951

Inventors: Bewley; Carole A. (Bethesda, MD), Wipf; Peter (Pittsburgh, PA)
Title: Chrysophaentin analogs that inhibit FtsZ protein
Patent Number: 9,169,182

Inventors: Bhakta; Minesh (Tempe, AZ)
Title: Power monitoring and control system and method
Patent Number: 9,172,275

Inventors: Bhattacharjee; Bishwaranjan (Yorktown Heights, NY), Canim; Mustafa (Ossining, NY), Hamedani; Mohammad Sadoghi (White Plains, NY), Ross; Kenneth A. (New York, NY)
Title: Managing a multi-version database
Patent Number: 9,171,027

Inventors: Bhogal; Kulvir S. (Pflugerville, TX), DeLuca; Lisa Seacat (San Francisco, CA), Eby; Timothy J. (Austin, TX), Ward; Samuel I. (Austin, TX)
Title: Recording events in a virtual world
Patent Number: 9,171,286

Inventors: Biagiotti; Guglielmo (Lucca, IT)
Title: Method and device for producing an embossed web material and product made in this way
Patent Number: 7,291,379

Inventors: Biancalani; Maurizio (Calenzano, IT), Alunni; Giovanni (Florence, IT), Ricci; Gabriele (Monte san Savino, IT)
Title: System for temperature control within an automatic biological analyzer
Patent Number: 8,043,559

Inventors: Biasi; Theresa (Shelton, CT), Hammell; Bradley R. (Bridgeport, CT), Rathbun; Darryl T. (Stratford, CT), Wahlig; Trysh (Chicago, IL), Wolfman; G. Jonathan (Brattleboro, VT)
Title: System and methods to determine a recipient for ambiguously addressed mail
Patent Number: 8,046,416

Inventors: Biegelsen; David K. (Portola Valley, CA), Duff; David G. (Woodside, CA), Swartz; Erik L. (Sunnyvale, CA), Pattekar; Ashish V. (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Transport for printing systems
Patent Number: 8,042,807

Inventors: Bienek; Bernd (Bocholt, DE), Gapski; Dietmar (Bocholt, DE), Pillekamp; Klaus-Dieter (Erkrath, DE), Tuo; Xihe (Duisburg, DE)
Title: Mobile phone terminal with programmable microelements
Patent Number: 8,045,933

Inventors: Bigelow; Fred H. (Burien, WA), Duzan; Howard (Columbus, MS), Kumar; Venkatesh H. (Mercer Island, WA), Lowery; Robert F. (Federal Way, WA)
Title: Methods of managing timberland
Patent Number: 9,167,756

Inventors: Birk; Janel (Oxnard, CA)
Title: Self-regulating gastric band with pressure data processing
Patent Number: 8,043,206

Inventors: Bishop; William (Raleigh, NC), Harrington; M. Neil (Raleigh, NC), McKinnon; Steve J. (Cary, NC)
Title: Closed captioning language translation
Patent Number: 8,045,054

Inventors: Bisht; Prem Ballabh (Chennai, IN), Dantham; Venkata Ramanaiah (Nellore, IN), Namboodiri; Raman (Kozhikode, IN)
Title: Enhancement of raman scattering
Patent Number: 9,170,203

Inventors: Bisset; Douglas (Stevenage, GB)
Title: Methods for controlling environmental conditions in an electrophotographic apparatus and a corresponding electrophotographic apparatus
Patent Number: 8,045,879

Inventors: Bissonnette; Laurent C. (Portsmouth, RI), Gobush; William (North Dartmouth, MA), Pelletier; Diane I. (Fairhaven, MA), Lutz; Mitchell E. (Fairhaven, MA)
Title: Performance measurement system with fluorescent markers for golf equipment
Patent Number: 7,291,072

Inventors: Bistriceanu; Virgil (Chicago, IL), Muller; Craig (Rolling Meadows, IL)
Title: System and method for generating personalized offers through an information gathering system
Patent Number: 8,046,255

Inventors: Bjorklund; Vicki L. (Maple Grove, MN), Sommer; John L. (Coon Rapids, MN), Hine; Douglas S. (Forest Lake, MN), Love; Charles J. (Powell, OH), Hess; Douglas N. (Maple Grove, MN), Lokhoff; Nicolaas M. (Kerkrade, NL)
Title: Deployable medical lead fixation system and method
Patent Number: 8,043,126

Inventors: Blagg; Julian (Surrey, GB)
Title: Sepiapterin reductase inhibitors for the treatment of pain
Patent Number: 9,169,234

Inventors: Blanchard; Jack (Bristol, GB), Routledge; David (Bristol, GB)
Title: Aircraft conduit harness retention system
Patent Number: 9,168,997

Inventors: Blanchard; Jack (Bristol, GB), Williams; Gavin Richard (Bristol, GB), Gollin; Andrew (Bristol, GB)
Title: Method of assembling an aircraft
Patent Number: 9,172,197

Inventors: Blanco-Pillado; Maria-Jesus (Indianapolis, IN), Cohen; Michael Philip (Indianapolis, IN), Filla; Sandra Ann (Brownsburg, IN), Hudziak; Kevin John (Indianpolis, IN), Kohlman; Daniel Timothy (Camby, IN), Benesh; Dana Rae (Westfield, IN), Victor; Frantz (Indianapolis, IN), Xu; Yao-Chang (Fishers, IN), Ying; Bai-Ping (Fishers, IN), Zacherl; DeAnna Piatt (Noblesville, IN), Zhang; Deyi (Carmel, IN), Mathes; Brian Michael (Indianapolis, IN)
Title: Substituted 2-carbonylamino-6-piperidinaminopyridines and substituted 1-carbonylamino-3-piperidinaminobenzenes as 5-HT.sub.1F agonists
Patent Number: 7,291,632

Inventors: Blank; James D. (Batavia, OH)
Title: System for controlling basement leakage and humidity
Patent Number: 9,169,636

Inventors: Blatter; Fritz (Reinach, CH), Reichenbacher; Katharina (Rheinfelden, DE)
Title: Crystalline salts of Asenapine with organic di-acids and tri-acids
Patent Number: 9,169,262

Inventors: Bledsoe; James D. (Corvallis, OR), Simmons; Asher (Corvallis, OR), Mealy; James (Corvallis, OR), McKinley; Patrick A. (Corvallis, OR), Carlson; Gregory F. (Corvallis, OR), McClelland; Todd A. (Corvallis, OR)
Title: Detecting edge of a print medium with a handheld image translation device
Patent Number: 8,043,015

Inventors: Blessan; Marco (Grenoble, FR), Willamowski; Jutta Katharina (Grenoble, FR)
Title: Features generation and spotting methods and systems using same
Patent Number: 8,045,798

Inventors: Bleumer; Gerrit (Schildow, DE)
Title: Franking method and mail transport system with central postage accounting
Patent Number: 8,046,304

Inventors: Blocksome; Michael A. (Rochester, MN)
Title: System method for deterministic message processing a direct memory access (DMA) adapter with head pointers and tail pointers for determining the in and out sequence of packets
Patent Number: 9,170,966

Inventors: Blonde; Laurent (Thorigne Fouillard, FR), Doyen; Didier (La Bouexiere, FR), Stauder; Jurgen (Montreuil S/Ille, FR)
Title: Method and apparatus for color transformation by addressing a look-up table
Patent Number: 9,172,849

Inventors: Blount; Lawrence C. (Tucson, AZ), Goldberg; Itzhack (Hadera, IL), Sondhi; Neil (Budapest, HU)
Title: False power failure alert impact mitigation
Patent Number: 9,170,958

Inventors: Blum; Michael Gerard (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Heliostat tracking and operation for a solar power generation plant
Patent Number: 9,170,032

Inventors: Blum; Ronald D. (Roanoke, VA), Kokonaski; William (Gig Harbor, WA)
Title: System, apparatus, and method for correcting vision using an electro-active lens
Patent Number: 9,170,452

Inventors: Blumel; Simon (Schierling, DE)
Title: Optoelectronic module, and method for the production thereof
Patent Number: 8,044,474

Inventors: Boardman; Jonathan Alan (Mount Laurel, NJ), Patel; Naresh Raman (Bellmawr, NJ), Boka; Jeffrey Bruce (Lumberton, NJ)
Title: Geometry and sensitivity weighted dynamic multi-sensor selection system and method
Patent Number: 8,044,841

Inventors: Bobrow; Mark N. (Lexington, MA)
Title: Hydrolytic substrates for an analyte-dependent enzyme activation system
Patent Number: 7,291,474

Inventors: Bockholt; Marcos (Paderborn, DE), Cornelius; Frank (Olsberg, DE), Tepper; Jens (Brilon, DE), Esenlik; Burak (Paderborn, DE), Patel; Bhavesch (Brilon, DE), Weber; Benjamin (Winterberg, DE)
Title: Dry transformer heater
Patent Number: 9,171,662

Inventors: Boden; Edward B. (Highland, NY), Pioli; Anthony F. (Bedford, MA)
Title: Content space environment representation
Patent Number: 9,170,796

Inventors: Boersma; Maarten (Holzgerlingen, DE), Haess; Juergen (Schoenaich, DE)
Title: Residue-based error detection for a processor execution unit that supports vector operations
Patent Number: 9,170,771

Inventors: Bogner; Georg (Hainsacker, DE), Kromotis; Patrick (Penang, MY), Mayer; Ralf (Bolanden, DE), Noll; Heinrich (Gro.beta.-Umstadt, DE)
Title: Illumination device having luminous spots formed by light emitting diodes
Patent Number: 8,042,964

Inventors: Bolz; Edwin William (Queensbury, NY), Romero; Rodolfo (Gansevoort, NY)
Title: High solids enzyme reactor mixer with vertical paddle and method
Patent Number: 9,169,505

Inventors: Bondarenko; Vitaly Leonidovich (Moscow, RU), Simonenko; Iurii Mikhailovich (Odessa, UA)
Title: Assembly for separating gas mixtures in fractionating columns
Patent Number: 9,168,467

Inventors: Bondurant; Matthew D. (Superior, CO)
Title: Commonality factoring for removable media
Patent Number: 8,046,509

Inventors: Bonn; Michael Brian (Somonauk, IL), Ravichandran; Ravi (Naperville, IL)
Title: Interface for providing connection of a switch and a VMS using an IP network
Patent Number: 8,045,694

Inventors: Bonnefoi; Patrice (Saint Didier au Mont d'Or, FR), Rosson; Yves (Villars les Dombes, FR), Claudin; Ingrid (Villars les Dombes, FR)
Title: Scroll compressor having first and second oldham couplings
Patent Number: 9,169,841

Inventors: Borisoff; Jaimie (Vancouver, CA)
Title: Wheel mount assembly
Patent Number: 8,042,824

Inventors: Borntrager; Kai (Langenargen, DE), Kaltenbach; Johannes (Friedrichshafen, DE)
Title: Method for actuating a starting process
Patent Number: 9,168,908

Inventors: Bouchard; Michel (Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures, CA), Gudmundson; Dan (Quebec, CA), Bourbeau; Eric (Quebec, CA)
Title: Method and system for performing inspection of a liquid product at a security checkpoint
Patent Number: 9,170,212

Inventors: Bowers; Jeffrey A. (Kirkland, WA), Hyde; Roderick A. (Redmond, WA), Ishikawa; Muriel Y. (Livermore, CA), Kare; Jordin T. (Seattle, WA), Tegreene; Clarence T. (Bellevue, WA), Wood; Lowell L. (Bellevue, WA), Wood; Victoria Y.H. (Livermore, CA)
Title: Systems and methods employing limbed vehicle and spaced posts
Patent Number: 9,168,963

Inventors: Bowman; Anthony L. (Ripplemead, VA)
Title: Fiber optic rotary joints, methods practiced thereby, and fiber optic devices
Patent Number: 9,170,378

Inventors: Bowman; Brian E. (Waveland, IN), Schueren; Michael A. (Crawfordsville, IN), Blejde; Walter N. (Brownsburg, IN)
Title: Side dam with insert
Patent Number: 8,042,601

Inventors: Bowman; Dennis E. (Rogers, AR)
Title: Drain line adapter air gap fitting
Patent Number: 7,290,557

Inventors: Bowsher; M. William (Lexington, MA)
Title: Oral hygiene apparatuses
Patent Number: 8,042,556

Inventors: Brady; Donald (Las Vegas, NV), Rulkov; Nikolai (San Diego, CA), Hunt; Mark (San Diego, CA)
Title: Motion resistant device to monitor heart rate in ambulatory patients
Patent Number: 9,167,975

Inventors: Brahmbhatt; Sudhir R. (Glencoe, MO), Masi; Richard R. (Perkiomenville, PA)
Title: Methods and systems for sanitizing or sterilizing a medical device using ultrasonic energy and liquid nitrogen
Patent Number: 8,043,557

Inventors: Braswell; David J (Austin, TX)
Title: Portable outdoor weight training platform
Patent Number: 8,042,854

Inventors: Braun; Dieter (Spaichingen, DE), Hoffmann; Joerg (Mettlach, DE), Kull; Andreas (Donaueschingen, DE)
Title: Hydrodynamic bearing, spindle motor and hard disk drive
Patent Number: 7,290,933

Inventors: Brauninger; Sigmar (Hemsbach, DE), Urban; Werner (Mannheim, DE)
Title: Polymer membranes, processes for production thereof and use thereof
Patent Number: 9,168,567

Inventors: Brazdeikis; Audrius (Missouri City, TX), Sarangi; Subhasis (Houston, TX)
Title: Imaging method for obtaining spatial distribution of nanoparticles in the body
Patent Number: 9,167,983

Inventors: Breiter; Gerd (Wildberg, DE), Leue; Carsten (Sindelfingen, DE), Leymann; Frank (Aidlingen, DE), Schaeck; Thomas (Chelmsford, MA)
Title: Managing resources through user-facing web services aggregated in portals
Patent Number: 8,046,440

Inventors: Briesewitz; Roger (Mountain View, CA), Crabtree; Gerald R. (Woodside, CA), Wandless; Thomas J. (Menlo Park, CA)
Title: Synthetic bifunctional molecules containing drug moiety and pharmacokinetic modulating moiety
Patent Number: 8,044,099

Inventors: Brigato; Antonio (Conselve, IT)
Title: Process for applying a transferable image on a wall
Patent Number: 7,291,233

Inventors: Brill; Boaz (Rehovot, IL), Gov; Shachar (Rehovot, IL)
Title: Optical measurements of patterned structures
Patent Number: 7,292,335

Inventors: Briquet; Stephane (Houston, TX), Ervin; Steve (Sugar Land, TX), Hayes; Kevin (Missouri City, TX), Del Campo; Chris (Houston, TX), Nahas; Joe (Sugar Land, TX)
Title: Field joint for a downhole tool
Patent Number: 8,042,611

Inventors: Britt; Steven V. (Roseville, CA)
Title: Mechanism for specifying port-related data from network devices
Patent Number: 8,046,447

Inventors: Broussard; Scott J. (Cedar Park, TX)
Title: Technique for determining a minimum size of presentation data
Patent Number: 8,044,931

Inventors: Brown; Stephen J. (Woodside, CA)
Title: Home health digital video recording system for remote health management
Patent Number: 9,167,967

Inventors: Brunner; Christopher (San Diego, CA), Dills; Jay F. (San Diego, CA), Vargas Bautista; Jose Edson (San Diego, CA), Skirsky; Raymond A. (San Diego, CA), Biacs; Zoltan (San Mateo, CA), Riley; Wyatt Thomas (Wayne, PA)
Title: Determination of cell RF parameters based on measurements by user equipments
Patent Number: 8,045,996

Inventors: Bruss; John (Culver City, CA), Hogue; Douglas K. (Woodbury, MN), Olson; Alan (Cottage Grove, MN)
Title: Headphone response optimization
Patent Number: 9,173,045

Inventors: Brust; Thomas B. (Webster, NY), Yacobucci; Paul D. (Rochester, NY), Wang; Yongcai (Webster, NY), Falkner; Catherine A. (Rochester, NY), Nguyen; Thanhchau T. (Rochester, NY)
Title: Pigment-based inks with improved jetting latency
Patent Number: 8,044,115

Inventors: Bruwer; Frederick Johannes (Paarl, ZA)
Title: Pressure sensitive switches including touch sensor structures
Patent Number: 7,291,940

Inventors: Buck; Nathan (Underhill, VT), Dreibelbis; Brian (Underhill, VT), Dubuque; John P. (Jericho, VT), Foreman; Eric A. (Fairfax, VT), Habitz; Peter A. (Hinesburg, VT), Hathaway; David J. (Underhill, VT), Hemmett; Jeffrey G. (Bolton Valley, VT), Venkateswaran; Natesan (Hopewell Junction, NY), Visweswariah; Chandramouli (Croton-on-Hudson, NY), Zolotov; Vladimir (Putnam Valley, NY)
Title: Parasitic extraction in an integrated circuit with multi-patterning requirements
Patent Number: 9,171,124

Inventors: Buckley; Stephen Philip (Kansas City, MO), Graham; Steven D. (Overland Park, KS), Mansheim; James Spencer (Kansas City, MO)
Title: Tie plate singularization device
Patent Number: 8,042,473

Inventors: Budd; David (Wayne, NJ), Qian; Yimin (Plainsboro, NJ), Schoenfeld; Ryan Craig (Basking Ridge, NJ), Sidduri; Achyutharao (West Orange, NJ)
Title: LPAR--substituted cyanopyrazole compounds
Patent Number: 9,169,215

Inventors: Buheis; Omar H. (Durham, NC), Mitra; Robin K. (Apex, NC)
Title: Simulated module load
Patent Number: 7,292,046

Inventors: Bulard; Ronald A. (Ardmore, OK), Hadwin; Stephen J. (Ardmore, OK)
Title: One piece dental implant and use thereof in prostodontic and orthodontic applications
Patent Number: 8,043,089

Inventors: Burch; Lloyd Leon (Payson, UT), McClain; Carolyn B. (Springville, UT), Stilmar; Robert Skousen (Payson, UT), Chakravarty; Dipto (Potomac, MD), Masoud; Baha (Orem, UT), Angelo; Michael F. (Spring, TX)
Title: Techniques for secure debugging and monitoring
Patent Number: 9,172,701

Inventors: Burnham; Jay S. (Franklin, VT), Nakos; James S. (Essex Junction, VT), Quinlivan; James J. (Essex Junction, VT), Roque, Jr.; Bernie A. (Williston, VT), Shank; Steven M. (Jericho, VT), Ward; Beth A. (Essex Junction, VT)
Title: Method for fabricating a nitrided silicon-oxide gate dielectric
Patent Number: 7,291,568

Inventors: Burress; Edward F. (West Linn, OR), Edwards; Michael Joel (Beaverton, OR), Gault; Joseph Benjamin (Portland, OR), Gordon; Michael Cameron (West Linn, OR), Bailly; Devin Richard (West Linn, OR), Weissig; Frank Alexander (Portland, OR), Reeves; Barry Daniel (Lake Oswego, OR)
Title: Method of servicing a drum maintenance unit (DMU) in an image generating system
Patent Number: 8,042,930

Inventors: Burrows; James (Winterville, NC), Porcaro, II; Ralph A. (Clayton, NC)
Title: Dishwasher with a manifold assembly configured to attach a manifold to a dish rack and associated method
Patent Number: 9,167,953

Inventors: Busch; Michael (Mountain View, CA), Desai; Rajesh M. (San Jose, CA), Foyle; Robert A. (Orange, CA), Jayapandian; Magesh (San Jose, CA)
Title: Real-time search of vertically partitioned, inverted indexes
Patent Number: 9,171,062

Inventors: Bush; Steven D. (Red Creek, NY), Tallman; Kyle B. (Farmington, NY)
Title: Process for preparing an electrophotographic imaging member
Patent Number: 8,043,783

Inventors: Buttner; Andrea (Munchen, DE)
Title: Infant formulation containing an aroma composition for use as fragrance
Patent Number: 9,167,838

Inventors: Byun; Donghwan (Seoul, KR)
Title: Method of forming side paper of a foldable paper cup, and foldable paper cup
Patent Number: 9,167,927

Inventors: Cabaniss; John (Marietta, GA)
Title: Systems and methods for receiving optical pulses
Patent Number: 9,170,152

Inventors: Cabezon Silva; Teresa (Lenkebeek, BE), Cohen; Joseph (Brussels, BE), Slaoui; Moncef Mohamed (Rixensart, BE), Vinals Bassols; Carlota (Liege, BE)
Title: Process for the production of immunogenic compositions
Patent Number: 8,044,183

Inventors: Cai; Jin (Cortlandt Manor, NY), Ning; Tak H. (Yorktown Heights, NY)
Title: SOI bipolar junction transistor with substrate bias voltages
Patent Number: 9,171,924

Inventors: Cai; Jin (Cortlandt Manor, NY), Ning; Tak H. (Yorktown Heights, NY), Yau; Jeng-Bang (Yorktown Heights, NY), Zafar; Sufi (Briarcliff Manor, NY)
Title: Charge sensors using inverted lateral bipolar junction transistors
Patent Number: 9,170,338

Inventors: Cai; Xiong (Bedford, MA), Qian; Changgeng (Wayland, MA), Gould; Stephen (San Carlos, CA), Zhai; Haixiao (Bedford, MA)
Title: Tyrosine kinase inhibitors containing a zinc binding moiety
Patent Number: 9,169,244

Inventors: Calamita; James P. (Spencerport, NY), Costanza; Daniel W. (Webster, NY), Leighton; Roger G. (Rochester, NY), Leo; Michael E. (Penfield, NY)
Title: System and method for delivering phase change ink to multiple printheads
Patent Number: 7,290,872

Inventors: Camp, Jr.; William O. (Chapel Hill, NC), Bloebaum; Leland Scott (Cary, NC), Vasa; Yojak Harshad (Cary, NC)
Title: Methods and apparatus for supplying alternative contact information in a communication system
Patent Number: 8,045,543

Inventors: Campbell; Levi A. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Chu; Richard C. (Hopewell Junction, NY), Ellsworth, Jr.; Michael J. (Lagrangeville, NY), Iyengar; Madhusudan K. (Foster City, CA), Simons; Robert E. (Poughkeepsie, NY)
Title: Dehumidifying cooling apparatus and method for an electronics rack
Patent Number: 9,173,324

Inventors: Canelon; Carlos (San Antonio de los Altos, VE), Rivas; Angel (Los Teques, VE), Delgado; Omayra (Los Teques, VE), Paiva; Miguel (Los Teques, VE), Di Sarli; Giuseppe (Caracas, VE), Zacarias; Luis (San Antonio de los Altos, VE)
Title: Additive for hydroconversion process and method for making and using same
Patent Number: 9,168,506

Inventors: Cannady; Freddy R. (Mebane, NC)
Title: Hemostatic clip cartridge
Patent Number: 8,042,687

Inventors: Cao; Qing (Yorktown Heights, NY), Cheng; Kangguo (Schenectady, NY), Li; Zhengwen (Scarsdale, NY), Liu; Fei (Yorktown Heights, NY), Zhang; Zhen (Ossining, NY)
Title: Colorimetric radiation dosimetry based on functional polymer and nanoparticle hybrid
Patent Number: 9,170,337

Inventors: Caporusso; Alessandro (Piedimonte San Germano, IT)
Title: Bending machine for helically bending an elongated workpiece
Patent Number: 9,168,577

Inventors: Carey; James E. (Rochester, MN), Sanders; Philip J. (Rochester, MN)
Title: Parallel incident processing
Patent Number: 9,170,860

Inventors: Carr; David John (Southampton, GB), Whyte; Barry Douglas (Hampshire, GB)
Title: Virtualization engine and method, system, and computer program product for managing the storage of data
Patent Number: 8,046,537

Inventors: Carr; Simon (Banbury, GB), Burton-Wilcock; Gary (Kidlington, GB)
Title: Beverage preparation machines
Patent Number: 9,167,933

Inventors: Carroll; Frank E. (Nashville, TN)
Title: Dynamically-varied beam energy using a tunable monochromatic X-ray beam
Patent Number: 8,045,678

Inventors: Carroll; William A. (Evanston, IL)
Title: Method for reducing side effects of CB.sub.2 receptor agonist therapy using a combination of a selective CB.sub.2 receptor agonist and a selective CB.sub.1 receptor antagonist
Patent Number: 8,044,071

Inventors: Carsley; John E. (Clinton Township, MI), Cai; Wayne W. (Troy, MI), Kruger; Gary A. (Troy, MI), Krajewski; Paul E. (Sterling Heights, MI), Cheng; Yang-Tse (Rochester Hills, MI)
Title: Roller hemming apparatus and method
Patent Number: 7,290,423

Inventors: Carter; Abraham (Salt Lake City, UT), Scott; David (North Salt Lake City, UT)
Title: Providing diet and exercise plans with real time tracking, modification, and notification
Patent Number: 9,171,482

Inventors: Cartier; Eduard A. (New York, NY), Greene; Brian J. (Wappingers Falls, NY), Guo; Dechao (Niskayuna, NY), Wang; Gan (Fishkill, NY), Wang; Yanfeng (Cupertino, CA), Wong; Keith Kwong Hon (Wappingers Falls, NY)
Title: FinFET structure and method to adjust threshold voltage in a FinFET structure
Patent Number: 9,171,954

Inventors: Casasanta; Vincenzo (Woodinville, WA)
Title: Ionic electron conductive polymer capacitor
Patent Number: 9,171,674

Inventors: Castelain; Damien (Rennes, FR)
Title: Method for transferring data and information enabling an estimate of a wireless link between a source and at least one receiver
Patent Number: 9,173,112

Inventors: Castellani; Luca (Milan, IT), Resmini; Emiliano (Milan, IT), Rossiello; Luigia (Bitonto, IT), Donetti; Raffaella (Milan, IT)
Title: Optical fiber with polymeric coating crosslinked in the presence of both radical and cationic photoinitiators
Patent Number: 8,044,110

Inventors: Castle; Linda A. (Mountain View, CA), Siehl; Dan (Menlo Park, CA), Giver; Lorraine (Sunnyvale, CA), Minshull; Jeremy (Los Altos, CA), Ivy; Cristina (Encinitas, CA), Chen; Yong Hong (Foster City, CA), Patten; Phillip A. (Menlo Park, CA), Duck; Nicholas B. (Apex, NC), Gorton; Rebecca (San Francisco, CA), McCutchen; Billy Fred (Cameron, TX), Kemble; Roger (Wake Forest, NC)
Title: Glyphosate-N-acetyltransferase (GAT) genes
Patent Number: 8,044,261

Inventors: Cazaux; Yvon (Grenoble, FR)
Title: CMOS linear image sensor with motion-blur compensation
Patent Number: 9,172,851

Inventors: Ceder; Gerbrand (Wellesley, MA), Kim; Jae Chul (Cambridge, MA), Kang; ByoungWoo (Cambridge, MA), Moore; Charles J. (Cambridge, MA), Hautier; Geoffroy (Somerville, MA)
Title: Electrochemical device comprising lithium manganese borate compounds
Patent Number: 9,172,090

Inventors: Cekic; Miodrag (Bethesda, MD), Geller; Boris (Germantown, MD)
Title: Apparatus for and method of treating a fluid
Patent Number: 7,291,846

Inventors: Cerrato; Dean E. (Boston, MA)
Title: Method and system for the storage, viewing management, and delivery of targeted advertising
Patent Number: 8,046,787

Inventors: Ceze; Luis (Santa Clara, CA), Cascaval; Gheorghe C. (Santa Clara, CA), Wang; Bin (Fremont, CA), Mahan; Michael P. (San Diego, CA), Dhillon; Chettan S. (San Diego, CA), Ruotsi; Wendell (San Diego, CA), Mandyam; Vikram (San Diego, CA)
Title: Memoizing web-browsing computation with DOM-based isomorphism
Patent Number: 9,171,097

Inventors: Chai; Christina Li Lin (Singapore, SG), Burkett; Brendan Adrian (Singapore, SG), Teo; Serena Lay Ming (Singapore, SG), Rittschof; Daniel (Morehead City, NC), Lee; Serina Siew Chen (Singapore, SG), Dickinson; Gary Howard (Singapore, SG), Hong; Han (Singapore, SG)
Title: Functionalised antifouling compounds and use thereof
Patent Number: 9,169,223

Inventors: Chalfin; Alex (Mountainview, CA), Lee; Younghee (Sunnyvale, CA), Smith; Ryan (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: System and method for providing collaboration of a graphics session
Patent Number: 8,046,698

Inventors: Chalfin; Alex (Mountainview, CA), Rojas; Joe (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: System and method for discarding frames of an image during transport across a network link
Patent Number: 8,046,404

Inventors: Chan; Chien-Ting (Yongjing Township, Changhua County, TW), Han; Hsi-Rong (Wurih Township, Taichung County, TW), Wang; Wen-Chun (Taichung, TW)
Title: Bidirectional shift register
Patent Number: 8,045,675

Inventors: Chang; Chih-Kuang (New Taipei, TW), Wu; Xin-Yuan (Shenzhen, CN), Yang; Gen (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: System and method for displaying measurement programs
Patent Number: 9,170,793

Inventors: Chang; Chih-Kuang (Taipei Hsien, TW), Sun; Xiao-Chao (Shenzhen, CN), Yuan; Zhong-Kui (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: System and method for measuring digital images of a workpiece
Patent Number: 8,045,791

Inventors: Chang; Christopher C. (Brentwood, CA), Kress; Bernard C. (Neubourg, FR)
Title: Intensity-based optical encoder using digital diffractive optic regions
Patent Number: 8,044,339

Inventors: Chang; Kuei-Tang (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Dry fryer with stirring function and heating cover thereof
Patent Number: 9,167,930

Inventors: Chang; Lien-Sheng (Taichung, TW)
Title: Cylinder liner used for model engine
Patent Number: 9,169,776

Inventors: Chang; Lin-Wei (Taipei, TW)
Title: Shielding member
Patent Number: 7,291,792

Inventors: Chang; Seung-gi (Seoul, KR), Lee; Joon-hee (Gunpo-si, KR), Park; Noh-byung (Yongin-si, KR), Kim; In-hwan (Suwon-si, KR), Lee; Ju-han (Suwon-si, KR), Choi; Jun-hae (Seongnam-si, KR), Kim; Ji-hoon (Hwaseong-si, KR), You; Ho-jeong (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Apparatus and method of displaying power line communication channel information
Patent Number: 8,045,468

Inventors: Chang; Shih-Hsien (Taoyuan Hsien, TW), Hsieh; Ming-Chih (Taoyuan Hsien, TW), Lee; Hong-Chih (Taoyuan Hsien, TW), Huang; Yao-Tien (Taoyuan Hsien, TW)
Title: Power supply for supplying power to a lamp
Patent Number: 8,044,606

Inventors: Chang; Tze-Hsuan (Taipei, TW), Kiang; Jean-Fu (Taipei, TW)
Title: Dielectric resonator antenna with a caved well
Patent Number: 7,292,204

Inventors: Chang; Wei-Sun (Taipei, TW), Chang; Chia-Chen (Chung, TW)
Title: Memory card connector
Patent Number: 7,291,026

Inventors: Chao; Victor (Bellevue, WA)
Title: Implement for removing pavement cleaner
Patent Number: 7,290,307

Inventors: Charlier; Christophe Jean-Marie Yves (Parma, IT), Delande; Bruno Sadi Henri (Marseille en Beauvaisis, FR), Delaunay; Jean-Francois Andre Aime (La Chapelle Aux Pots, FR), Lebrand; Pierre Henri (Bonlier, FR)
Title: Dispensing closure comprising a safety system
Patent Number: 8,042,715

Inventors: Charon; Pierre (Toulouse, FR)
Title: Cable raceway support device for an aircraft, in particular an aircraft with a structure at least partly formed from a composite material
Patent Number: 9,172,230

Inventors: Chase; Kevin M. (Saint Joseph, MI), Cur; Nihat (Saint Joseph, MI), Hortin; Gregory G. (Henderson, KY), Stagg; Michael E. (Evansville, IN), Van Dillen; Tiemen (Varese, IT), Wisnoski; John R. (Haubstadt, IN)
Title: Beverage dispenser with multi-chambered carousel and automatic coordination of flavorant flow rate
Patent Number: 9,169,112

Inventors: Chaturvedi; Vipin Kumar (Rancho Santa Fe, CA)
Title: Sulfatides for treatment of autoimmune disorders
Patent Number: 8,044,029

Inventors: Chau; Sing Yi (Atlanta, GA), Clark; Justin (Sugar Hill, GA), Ridge; William M. (Cumming, GA)
Title: Adhesive dispensing device having optimized cyclonic separator unit
Patent Number: 9,169,088

Inventors: Chaudhuri; Surajit (Redmond, WA), Chen; Bee Chung (Sunnyvale, CA), Ganti; Venkatesh (Redmond, WA), Kaushik; Shriraghav (Redmond, WA)
Title: Example-driven design of efficient record matching queries
Patent Number: 8,046,339

Inventors: Chebi; Robert P. (San Carlos, CA), Winniczek; Jaroslaw W. (Daly City, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for removing photoresist
Patent Number: 8,043,434

Inventors: Chemenko; Vladimir (Tomsk, RU), Diamant; Valery (Katzrin, IL), Lerner; Marat (Tomsk, RU), Khachin; Stepan (Tomsk, RU), Khachin; Vladimir (Tomsk, RU)
Title: Method for intracorporeal lithotripsy fragmentation and apparatus for its implementation
Patent Number: 9,168,049

Inventors: Chen; Ang (Hudson, OH), Zhi; Yu (Hudson, OH)
Title: Lead-free ferroelectric/electrostrictive ceramic material
Patent Number: 8,043,987

Inventors: Chen; Cheng-Ku (Hsinchu, TW), Chi; Min-Hwa (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Method for forming dual damascene with improved etch profiles
Patent Number: 7,291,553

Inventors: Chen; Cho-Ying (Taichung, TW)
Title: Syringe with a blocking structure
Patent Number: 9,168,338

Inventors: Chen; Da-Ren (St. Louis, MO), Qi; Chaolong (Cincinnati, OH)
Title: Miniaturized ultrafine particle sizer and monitor
Patent Number: 8,044,350

Inventors: Chen; Ga-Lane (Fremont, CA)
Title: Field emission light source and a related backlight device
Patent Number: 7,290,916

Inventors: Chen; Jing (Lanzhou, CN), Song; Heyuan (Lanzhou, CN), Xia; Chungu (Lanzhou, CN), Kang; Meirong (Lanzhou, CN)
Title: Reaction system and process for preparing polymethoxy dimethyl ether
Patent Number: 9,168,503

Inventors: Chen; Jiong (San Jose, CA)
Title: Apparatus and method for ion beam implantation using scanning and spot beams
Patent Number: 8,044,375

Inventors: Chen; John Chu (Hockessin, DE)
Title: EVA blend compositions suitable for RF welding applications
Patent Number: 8,043,664

Inventors: Chen; Kuo-Chang (Taichung Hsien, TW)
Title: Captive washers of a drum
Patent Number: 7,291,777

Inventors: Chen; Lee-Long (Taoyuan Hsien, TW), Huang; Chien-Hsiung (Taoyuan Hsien, TW), Huang; Wen-Shi (Taoyuan Hsien, TW)
Title: Low-abrasion rotating structure
Patent Number: 7,291,952

Inventors: Chen; Ming-Chin (Changhua Hsien, TW)
Title: Jump rope assembly having enhanced strength
Patent Number: 8,043,196

Inventors: Chen; Po-Chou (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Laser beam combining device
Patent Number: 9,172,207

Inventors: Chen; Shun-Ho (Fullerton, CA), Huang; Li-Pei (Fullerton, CA), Tsai; Tzyy-Chyi (Fullerton, CA), Chuang; Yun-Hsiang (Fullerton, CA)
Title: Cooling mold with gas grooves
Patent Number: 7,290,591

Inventors: Chen; Sung-Jen (Jhonghe, TW)
Title: Sensing home plate
Patent Number: 8,043,175

Inventors: Chen; Sung-Nan (Hsinchu, TW), Chen; Chao-Shun (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Light projection apparatus and light-mixing module thereof
Patent Number: 8,045,273

Inventors: Chen; Tao Chuan (Duluth, GA), Hodge; Ronald L. (Flowery Branch, GA), Vallely; William Gray (Johns Creek, GA)
Title: Panel mount digital card connector assembly
Patent Number: 9,172,176

Inventors: Chen; Tsung-Chun (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Air fan rotation speed control method and structure thereof
Patent Number: 7,291,995

Inventors: Chen; Victor T. (Minneapolis, MN), Seim; Gary T. (Minneapolis, MN), Morris; Milton M. (Minneapolis, MN)
Title: System and method for preventing recurrence of atrial tachyarrhythmia
Patent Number: 8,046,061

Inventors: Chen; Wei-Jen (Taipei, TW), Chang; Chia-Yu (Taipei, TW), Chen; Po-Ying (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Method and apparatus for performing wireless communications with aid of successive data processing in multiple iterations
Patent Number: 9,172,413

Inventors: Chen; Yi Jing (Taoyuan County, TW), Chou; Nai Tien (Taoyuan County, TW), Huang; Hsin Yi (Taoyuan County, TW), Li; Yen-Cheng (Taoyuan, TW)
Title: Negative-type photoresist composition for thick film and use thereof
Patent Number: 9,170,491

Inventors: Chen; Ying-Lieh (Tainan County, TW)
Title: Touch panel
Patent Number: 8,044,943

Inventors: Chen; Yu-Tsung (New Taipei, TW), Hung; Tsung-Chi (New Taipei, TW), Chin; Yu-Shih (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Stand device
Patent Number: 9,169,963

Inventors: Chen; Yung-Hua (Taoyuan, TW)
Title: One-piece office chair in three dimensions
Patent Number: 9,167,902

Inventors: Cheng; E. Tina (Union City, CA), Chang; Rosabel (San Jose, CA)
Title: Polymeric stent patterns
Patent Number: 7,291,166

Inventors: Cheng; Shih-Tien (Taipei, TW)
Title: Method and apparatus for measuring the temperature of a computer system and operating the cooling fans
Patent Number: 7,290,721

Inventors: Cher; Chen-Yong (Port Chester, NY), Kursun; Eren (New York, NY), Qian; Haifeng (White Plains, NY)
Title: Malicious activity detection of a functional unit
Patent Number: 9,172,714

Inventors: Cherubini; Giovanni (Rueschlikon, CH), Furrer; Simeon (Rueschlikon, CH), Jelitto; Jens (Rueschlikon, CH), Lantz; Mark A. (Rueschlikon, CH)
Title: Reading method for linear tape open
Patent Number: 9,171,573

Inventors: Chiba; Toru (Ebina, JP)
Title: Image-processing device, image-processing method, and recording medium
Patent Number: 8,045,221

Inventors: Chida; Akihiro (Atsugi, JP), Aoki; Tomoyuki (Tochigi, JP)
Title: Wiring substrate, manufacturing method thereof, semiconductor device, and manufacturing method thereof
Patent Number: 8,044,499

Inventors: Chien; Emily (New York, NY), Sanchez; Trish (Highland Park, NJ), Saunders; Daniela (New York, NY), Wiseman; Jill (New York, NY), Balagopal; C R (Litchfield Park, AZ), Kinderknecht; Al (Scottsdale, AZ), Parson; Jon W. (Mesa, AZ), Preston; Ray (Peoria, AZ)
Title: System and method for using loyalty rewards as currency
Patent Number: 8,046,256

Inventors: Childress; Jeffrey R. (San Jose, CA), Fontana, Jr.; Robert E. (San Jose, CA), Li; Jui-Lung (San Jose, CA), Nicoletti; Sergio (Sinard, FR)
Title: Three terminal magnetic sensing device having a track width defined in a localized region by a patterned insulator and methods of making the same
Patent Number: 8,045,298

Inventors: Chiu; Yuan-Ye (New Taipei, TW), Ying; Ching-Hsien (New Taipei, TW), Liu; Heng-Yen (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Water-saving management system for sanitary facility and water-saving management method for sanitary facility
Patent Number: 9,169,625

Inventors: Chizuwa; Junko (Fukui, JP), Yamamoto; Tomoya (Awara, JP), Ookawa; Takayuki (Fukui, JP), Ueno; Suzuka (Fukui, JP)
Title: Pigment dispersion liquid, ink jet recording ink, ink jet recording method, ink cartridge and ink jet recording apparatus
Patent Number: 8,043,423

Inventors: Chmiel; Matthew S. (Ottawa, CA), Hiltz-Laforge; Jason (Ottawa, CA), Pourshahid; Alireza (Ottawa, CA), Watts; Graham A. (Ottawa, CA)
Title: Control elements of graphical user interfaces
Patent Number: 9,171,035

Inventors: Cho; Hung-Sheng (Miao-Li, TW), Yang; Chiu-Lien (Miao-Li, TW)
Title: Light guide plate with internal light guide elements and backlight module using the same
Patent Number: 7,290,917

Inventors: Cho; Sang Choon (New York, NY)
Title: Mold for dental copings and copings produced by using the mold
Patent Number: 9,168,109

Inventors: Cho; Yongwoo (Seoul, KR), Kim; Taesu (Seongnam, KR), Jin; Minho (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Hwang; Kyu Woong (Taejon, KR), Park; Seong Ill (Seongnam, KR), Cho; Hyun-Mook (Seoul, KR), Kim; Duck-Hoon (Seoul, KR)
Title: Emergency handling system using informative alarm sound
Patent Number: 9,171,450

Inventors: Choi; Hoon (Hwaseong-si, KR)
Title: Back light apparatus and control method thereof
Patent Number: 8,044,918

Inventors: Choi; In Ho (Sungnam-si, KR), Hong; Sam Nyol (Suwon-si, KR), Kim; Young Joong (Seoul, KR), Koo; Hee Sool (Sungnam-si, KR)
Title: Display device having resolution improving apparatus for project-type display device
Patent Number: 7,290,884

Inventors: Choi; Jae Seung (Hwaseong-si, KR)
Title: Display apparatus of portable terminal
Patent Number: 8,042,985

Inventors: Choi; Jung-woo (Hwaseong-si, KR), Kim; Young-tae (Seongnam-si, KR), Kim; Jung-ho (Yongin-si, KR), Ko; Sang-chul (Seoul, KR)
Title: Method of and apparatus for controlling sound field through array speaker
Patent Number: 8,045,722

Inventors: Choi; Yong Jin (Seoul, KR), Park; Nung Seo (Seoul, KR), Park; Young Hwan (Seoul, KR), Shin; Gap Su (Chungju-si, KR)
Title: Dishwasher having rack with shelf holder
Patent Number: 8,042,559

Inventors: Chompff; Conrad Louis (Concord, CA)
Title: Coded information bearing identification tags for cables
Patent Number: 9,171,242

Inventors: Chou; Tony (Taipei County, TW)
Title: Lamp heat dissipating structure
Patent Number: 8,044,592

Inventors: Chowdhury; Murshed Mahmud (Newburgh, NY), Lee; Woo-Hyeong (Poughquag, NY), Xing; Aimin (Fishkill, NY)
Title: Method of forming transistor contacts
Patent Number: 9,171,758

Inventors: Chu; Man Fong (Hong Kong, HK)
Title: Waterproof housing for digital devices having capacitive touch screen and its actuator mechanism
Patent Number: 9,170,690

Inventors: Chui; Clarence (San Jose, CA), Sampsell; Jeffrey B. (Pueblo West, CO), Cummings; William J. (Millbrae, CA), Tung; Ming-Hau (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Spatial light modulator with integrated optical compensation structure
Patent Number: 8,045,252

Inventors: Clark; Robert A. (Williamson, NY)
Title: Vacuum level switch for a vacuum corrugated feeder
Patent Number: 8,042,799

Inventors: Clarke; Dana S. (Tucson, AZ)
Title: Tissue structure identification in advance of instrument
Patent Number: 8,046,057

Inventors: Clausen; Axel (Munchen, DE), Henkel; Werner (Achim, DE), Strau.beta.nigg; Dietmar (Villach, AT), Trautmann; Steffen (Villach, AT)
Title: Method for reducing the crest factor
Patent Number: 8,045,627

Inventors: Clifford; Austin (Dublin, IE), Emanowicz; Konrad (Dublin, IE), McCallig; Enda (Dublin, IE), Murtagh; Gary (Dublin, IE), Scally; Clare (Dublin, IE)
Title: Test data generation and scale up for database testing using unique common factor sequencing
Patent Number: 9,171,025

Inventors: Clifford; Austin (Dublin, IE), Emanowicz; Konrad (Dublin, IE), McCallig; Enda (Dublin, IE), Murtagh; Gary (Dublin, IE), Scally; Clare (Dublin, IE)
Title: Test data generation and scale up for database testing using unique common factor sequencing
Patent Number: 9,171,026

Inventors: Close; Richard A. (Farmington Hills, MI)
Title: Door speaker enclosure with integral water barrier and hardware attachment
Patent Number: 8,045,744

Inventors: Codos; Richard N. (Warren, NJ)
Title: Method and apparatus for ink jet printing on rigid panels
Patent Number: 7,290,874

Inventors: Coenen; Wolfgang (Grasberg, DE), Coenen; Nils Hendrik (Bremen, DE)
Title: Process for separating disk-shaped substrates with the use of adhesive powers
Patent Number: 8,043,890

Inventors: Cohen; Peter D. (Seattle, WA), Cabrera; Luis Felipe (Bellevue, WA), Smoak; Christopher E. (Seattle, WA)
Title: Facilitating performance by task performers of language-specific tasks
Patent Number: 8,046,250

Inventors: Cohen; Todd J. (Port Washington, NY)
Title: System and method for storing, accessing, and displaying specialized patient information and other medical information
Patent Number: 9,171,129

Inventors: Cole; Joshua (Overland Park, KS), Shipley; Trevor (Olathe, KS), Sparks; Craig Allen (Overland Park, KS)
Title: Extended function audio connectors
Patent Number: 9,172,780

Inventors: Colgan; Evan G. (Chestnut Ridge, NJ), Cordes; Steven A. (Yorktown Heights, NY), Edelstein; Daniel C. (White Plains, NY), Khanna; Vijayeshwar D. (Millwood, NY), Latzko; Kenneth (Carmel, NY), Lin; Qinghuang (Yorktown Heights, NY), Sorce; Peter J. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Sri-Jayantha; Sri M. (Ossining, NY), Wisnieff; Robert L. (Ridgefield, CT), Yu; Roy R. (Poughkeepsie, NY)
Title: Alignment of integrated circuit chip stack
Patent Number: 9,171,742

Inventors: Collins; James E. (Munster, IN), Wojtowicz; David J. (Orland Park, IL), Troyner; Anthony J. (Shorewood, IL), Liss; Mitchell S. (Northbrook, IL), St. Germain; Thomas (Bridgeview, IL)
Title: Boltless storage cabinet
Patent Number: 8,042,890

Inventors: Collins; Kenneth S. (San Jose, CA), Hanawa; Hiroji (Sunnyvale, CA), Ramaswamy; Kartik (Santa Clara, CA), Nguyen; Andrew (San Jose, CA), Al-Bayati; Amir (San Jose, CA), Gallo; Biagio (Los Gatos, CA), Monroy; Gonzalo Antonio (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Plasma immersion ion implantation process using a capacitively couple plasma source having low dissociation and low minimum plasma voltage
Patent Number: 7,291,545

Inventors: Collins; Virgil L. (Guttenberg, IA)
Title: System and method for loading/unloading containers
Patent Number: 8,043,043

Inventors: Combs; Michael T. (Shady Spring, WV), Garrett; Thomas S. (Narrows, VA)
Title: Substituted cellulose acetates and uses thereof
Patent Number: 9,167,830

Inventors: Comp; Philip C. (Oklahoma City, OK)
Title: Blockade of protein C activation reduces microvascular surgical blood loss
Patent Number: 7,291,333

Inventors: Conterno; Cosimo (Mendrisio, CH)
Title: Transparent structural element for covers
Patent Number: 9,169,644

Inventors: Coombs; Jack Alton (Horseheads, NY)
Title: Golf towel transport and retrieval
Patent Number: 9,168,441

Inventors: Cooper; Greg (Jacksonville, FL)
Title: Paint tray with removable paint screen and handle
Patent Number: 9,168,781

Inventors: Cope; Gregory (Pasadena, CA), Verma; Rati (Pasadena, CA), Aravind; Lakshminarayanan (Bethesda, MD), Koonin; Eugene V. (Bethesda, MD), Deshaies; Raymond (Claremont, CA), Ambroggio; Xavier (Pasadena, CA)
Title: Regulation of target protein activity through modifier proteins
Patent Number: 7,291,494

Inventors: Copeland; Mark A. (Silvis, IL)
Title: Horizontal action seat tilt mechanism and bezel
Patent Number: 9,168,847

Inventors: Copeland; Thomas John Hector (Hertfordshire, GB), O'Prey; Cormac (Hertfordshire, GB), Wilkins; Rebecca Ann (Hertfordshire, GB), Fuller; Daniel Leonard (Suffolk, GB), Brown; Stephen (Hertfordshire, GB), Silk; Christopher John (Cambridgeshire, GB), Beckett; Trevor (Cambridge, GB)
Title: Expandable thoracic access port
Patent Number: 9,168,031

Inventors: Coppola; Gary Mark (Budd Lake, NJ), Davies; John William (Winchester, MA), Jewell, Jr.; Charles Francis (Sudbury, MA), Li; Yu-Chin (Edison, NJ), Wareing; James Richard (Stow, MA), Sperbeck; Donald Mark (Berkeley Heights, NJ), Stams; Travis Mathew (Stow, MA), Topiol; Sidney Wolf (Fair Lawn, NJ), Vlattas; Isidoros (Summit, NJ)
Title: 5-substituted 1,1-dioxo-1,2,5,-thiadiazolidin-3-one derivatives
Patent Number: 7,291,635

Inventors: Cordonier; Christopher (Kanagawa, JP), Nabeshima; Mitsuhiro (Kanagawa, JP), Kumagai; Shingo (Kanagawa, JP), Takahashi; Naoki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Selective etching method
Patent Number: 9,169,437

Inventors: Cormode; Graham (Morristown, NJ), Korn; Philip (New York, NY), Tirthapura; Srikanta (Ames, IA)
Title: Computing time-decayed aggregates under smooth decay functions
Patent Number: 9,170,984

Inventors: Cors; Josep (Rochester, MN), Engebretsen; David R. (Cannon Falls, MN), Hermsmeier; David L. (Oronocco, MN), Lange-Pearson; Adam C. (Rochester, MN), Nelson; Ward R. (Stewartville, MN)
Title: Distributing functions in a distributed and embedded environment
Patent Number: 9,172,639

Inventors: Cote; Guy (San Jose, CA), Joch; Anthony Peter (Waterloo, CA), Winger; Lowell L. (Waterloo, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for MPEG-2 to VC-1 video transcoding
Patent Number: 8,045,618

Inventors: Couch; George (Malad, ID)
Title: Retractable utility rack
Patent Number: 9,167,895

Inventors: Covino; Thomas M. (San Antonio, TX), Rohn; William (Manhasset, NY)
Title: Gaming surface and game styled after american football
Patent Number: 9,168,442

Inventors: Cowan; Clarence E. (Newberg, OR), Tervo; Paul A. (Vancouver, WA), Dunklee; John L. (Tigard, OR)
Title: Probe station thermal chuck with shielding for capacitive current
Patent Number: 7,292,057

Inventors: Cox; Henrikus Herman Marie (Eindhoven, NL), Jacobs; Hernes (Eindhoven, NL), Van Der Schoot; Harmen Klaas (Vught, NL), Vosters; Petrus Matthijs Henricus (Bladel, NL)
Title: Lithographic apparatus and device manufacturing method utilizing substrate stage compensating
Patent Number: 7,292,317

Inventors: Crafton; Scott P. (Marietta, GA), Crafton; Paul M. (Kennesaw, GA), Knobloch; Volker R. (Woodstock, GA), Lewis, Jr.; James L. (Kennesaw, GA), French; Ian (Kennesaw, GA), Ruegg; Franz (Kennesaw, GA)
Title: Methods and apparatus for heat treatment and sand removal for castings
Patent Number: 7,290,583

Inventors: Craggs; John Stanley (Kenthurst, AU), Meulman; Christopher Boyce (North Turramurra, AU)
Title: Helix antenna
Patent Number: 7,292,203

Inventors: Cui; Hao (Gresham, OR), Burke; Peter A. (Portland, OR), Catabay; Wilbur G. (Saratoga, CA)
Title: Dielectric barrier layer for increasing electromigration lifetimes in copper interconnect structures
Patent Number: 8,043,968

Inventors: Culpepper; Jerry W. (Garland, TX), Smith; Lawrence M. (Lewisville, TX), VanCleave; James P. (The Colony, TX)
Title: Method and system for providing tracking services to locate an asset
Patent Number: 7,292,159

Inventors: Curbera; Francisco P. (Hastings on Hudson, NY), Doganata; Yurdaer N. (Chestnut Ridge, NY), Martens; Axel (White Plains, NY), Morris; Huong T. (Los Gatos, CA), Mukhi; Nirmal K. (Lake Grove, NY), Slominski; Aleksander A. (Bronx, NY)
Title: Capturing and visualizing data lineage in content management system
Patent Number: 9,171,283

Inventors: Curtin; Mark S. (Simi Valley, CA)
Title: System and method for generating thrust at remote objects
Patent Number: 7,292,318

Inventors: Cushing; Hugh A. (New York, NY)
Title: Managing an application development environment
Patent Number: 9,170,779

Inventors: D'Andola; Giovanni (Heidelberg, DE), Szarvas; Laszlo (Ludwigshafen, DE), Massonne; Klemens (Bad Duerkheim, DE), Stegmann; Veit (Mannheim, DE)
Title: Ionic liquids for solubilizing polymers
Patent Number: 8,044,120

Inventors: D'Souza; Roy Peter (Belleview, WA), Shanbhag; Santosh S. (Saratoga, CA)
Title: Originator publishing an attestation of a statement
Patent Number: 9,172,711

Inventors: da Rosa; Joaquim (Lexington, SC)
Title: Oscillation mechanism for a spinning reel
Patent Number: 7,290,728

Inventors: Dabiri; Dariush (San Jose, CA)
Title: High speed transceiver based on embedded leech lattice constellation
Patent Number: 9,172,578

Inventors: Dahl; Per (Gyttorp, SE)
Title: Method and system for sending an alarm
Patent Number: 9,171,449

Inventors: Dal Farra; Claude (Opio, FR), Domloge; Nouha (Valbonne, FR), Botto; Jean-Marie (Valbonne, FR)
Title: Utilization of peptides as active ingredients for slimming
Patent Number: 8,044,027

Inventors: Daley; Douglas M. (Swindon, GB), Erturk; Mete (San Diego, CA), Gordon; Edward J. (Hinesburg, VT)
Title: On-chip capacitors with a variable capacitance for a radiofrequency integrated circuit
Patent Number: 9,171,673

Inventors: Dallas; Edgar A. (Beaverton, OR), Hartley; Scott C. (Portland, OR), Karl; Frederick T. (West Linn, OR)
Title: Blood tracking system
Patent Number: 7,290,896

Inventors: Dangelo; Daniel J. (Phoenix, AZ), Klebek; Paul J. (Dallas, TX), Preston; Harold W. (Carrollton, TX), Schroeder; Chris (Gilbert, AZ)
Title: Apparatus and method for linked slot-level burn-in
Patent Number: 7,292,023

Inventors: Das; Rajarshi (Armonk, NY), Feridun; Metin (Thalwil, CH), Isci; Canturk (Secaucus, NJ), Lenchner; Jonathan (North Salem, NY), McIntosh; Suzanne K. (Clifton, NJ), Nidd; Michael E. (Zurich, CH), Tanner; Axel (Kilchberg, CH), Yang; Bo (Beijing, CN)
Title: Location of computing assets within an organization
Patent Number: 9,170,960

Inventors: Das; Rajarshi (Armonk, NY), Feridun; Metin (Thalwil, CH), Isci; Canturk (Secaucus, NJ), Lenchner; Jonathan (North Salem, NY), McIntosh; Suzanne K. (Clifton, NJ), Nidd; Michael E. (Zurich, CH), Tanner; Axel (Kilchberg, CH), Yang; Bo (Beijing, CN)
Title: Location of computing assets within an organization
Patent Number: 9,170,961

Inventors: Dauber; Edwin George (Chesapeake City, MD), Ball; Earl R (Middletown, DE), Finan; Thomas E. (Wilmington, DE), Gorton; Darlene K. (Elkton, MD)
Title: Grooved active and passive adsorbent filters
Patent Number: 7,291,208

Inventors: Davidson; Nehemia (Rosh-Haayin, IL)
Title: Multi-pulse protocol for use with a dual voltage electrolysis apparatus
Patent Number: 8,043,485

Inventors: Davies; John P. (Portland, OR), Ng; Hein Tsoeng (Medard) (Charlottesville, VA), Wagner; D. Ry (Pleasant Hill, OR)
Title: Generation of plants with altered protein, fiber, or oil content
Patent Number: 9,167,758

Inventors: Davis; Brent L. (Deerfield Beach, FL), Jaiswal; Peeyush (Boca Raton, FL), Narayan; Naveen (Flower Mound, TX)
Title: Caller-identity based security
Patent Number: 9,172,493

Inventors: Davis; David R. (Richton Park, IL), Swenson; Dale R. (Suwanee, GA), Nelson; Kevin L. (Cumming, GA), Smith; Daniel J. (Macon, GA)
Title: Control panel mount having one or more strain relief features
Patent Number: 8,042,774

Inventors: Davis; Mark Alan (Springville, UT)
Title: Plasmonic graphene devices
Patent Number: 9,172,041

Inventors: Dawson; Christopher J. (Arlington, VA), Murthy; Seshashayee S. (Yorktown Heights, NY), Radhakrishnan; Rajesh (Reston, VA)
Title: Transmitting of configuration items within a network
Patent Number: 9,172,607

Inventors: Dayton; Robert A. (Attica, MI), Mattord; Anthony J. (Rochester Hills, MI)
Title: Valve for distributing fluids
Patent Number: 8,042,789

Inventors: De Cola; Luisa (Muenster, DE), Bizzarri; Claudia (Muenster, DE), Hartmann; David (Erlangen, DE), Szyszkowski; Sabine (Dachsbach, DE), Sarfert; Wiebke (Herzogenaurach, DE), Schmid; Guenter (Hemhofen, DE)
Title: Phosphorescent metal complex, process for production and light-emitting component
Patent Number: 9,169,434

Inventors: De Groot; Peter J. (Middletown, CT), De Lega; Xavier Colonna (Middletown, CT)
Title: Triangulation methods and systems for profiling surfaces through a thin film coating
Patent Number: 7,292,346

Inventors: de Larios; John M. (Palo Alto, CA), Ravkin; Mike (Sunnyvale, CA), Farber; Jeffrey (Delmar, NY), Korolik; Mikhail (San Jose, CA), Redeker; Fred C. (Fremont, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for cleaning a substrate using non-Newtonian fluids
Patent Number: 8,043,441

Inventors: Dee; Alejandro O. (San Ramon, CA), Gradle; Charles D. (Oak Park, IL)
Title: Fatty acid antimicrobial
Patent Number: 8,043,626

Inventors: Degler; Mario (Baden-Baden, DE), Maienschein; Stephan (Baden-Baden, DE), Loxtermann; Jan (Baden-Baden, DE), Krause; Thorsten (Buehl, DE)
Title: Hydrodynamic torque converter device for an automotive drive train
Patent Number: 8,042,667

Inventors: DeHaven; Patrick W. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Medeiros; David R. (Ossining, NY), Mitzi; David B. (Mahopac, NY)
Title: Low temperature melt-processing of organic-inorganic hybrid
Patent Number: 7,291,516

Inventors: Deindl; Michael (Tuebingen, DE), Ruedinger; Jeffrey Joseph (Rochester, MN), Zoellin; Christian G. (Yorktown Heights, NY)
Title: Accelerating functional verification of an integrated circuit
Patent Number: 9,171,110

Inventors: DeLegge; Rebecca (Mt. Pleasant, SC)
Title: Gastric access port
Patent Number: 8,043,260

Inventors: Demers; Joseph R (Glendale, CA), Logan, Jr.; Ronald T. (Pasadena, CA)
Title: Subcentimeter radiation detection and frequency domain spectroscopy
Patent Number: 7,291,839

Inventors: Dempsey; John Patrick (Camarillo, CA)
Title: Traffic collision cover
Patent Number: 7,290,826

Inventors: Deng; Chien-Sung (Miao-Li, TW), Yang; Hung-Wen (Miao-Li, TW)
Title: Folding container
Patent Number: 7,290,663

Inventors: Dennison; Charles H. (Meridian, ID)
Title: Integrated circuitry
Patent Number: 7,291,917

Inventors: Deprez; Lode Erik Dries (Wachtebeke, BE), Op de Beeck; Werner Jozef Johan (Putte, BE), van Remortel; Mathias Jo Bert (Wechelderzande, BE), Gijsbrechts; Dirk Marcel Constant (Melsele, BE)
Title: Liquid developer dispersion for digital printing process
Patent Number: 9,170,515

Inventors: DesNoyer; Jessica R. (San Jose, CA), Pacetti; Stephen D (San Jose, CA)
Title: Stent mandrel fixture and method for coating stents
Patent Number: 8,042,485

Inventors: Desrosiers; Robert (Essex Junction, VT), Ishaq; Mousa H. (Essex Junction, VT), Jourdain; Robert L. (Essex Junction, VT), Lunn; Michael (Milton, VT), Martin; Donald A. (Underhill, VT)
Title: Apparatus and method for controlled access to pressurized fluid lines and to exhausted lines
Patent Number: 9,168,571

Inventors: DeVilliers, Jr.; Henry L. (San Antonio, TX)
Title: Vehicle tire deflation system
Patent Number: 9,169,608

Inventors: Dewees; Thomas G. (Pleasanton, CA)
Title: Driver's side large vehicle step
Patent Number: 8,042,820

Inventors: Dey; Swapan (Kolkata, IN)
Title: Two handed insertion and deletion algorithm for circular buffer
Patent Number: 9,170,944

Inventors: Di Martino; Joseph (Neuves-Maisons, FR), Pierron; Laurent (Nancy, FR)
Title: Digital audio synthesizer
Patent Number: 9,170,983

Inventors: Diab; Mohamed K. (Laguna Niguel, CA), Kiani-Azarbayjany; Esmaiel (Laguna Niguel, CA), Elfadel; Ibrahim M. (Laguna Niguel, CA), McCarthy; Rex J. (Mission Viejo, CA), Weber; Walter M. (Los Angeles, CA), Smith; Robert A. (Corona, CA)
Title: Signal processing apparatus
Patent Number: 8,046,041

Inventors: Diab; Mohamed K. (Laguna Niguel, CA), Kiani-Azarbayjany; Esmaiel (Laguna Niguel, CA), Elfadel; Ibrahim M. (Laguna Niguel, CA), McCarthy; Rex J. (Mission Viejo, CA), Weber; Walter M. (Los Angeles, CA), Smith; Robert A. (Corona, CA)
Title: Signal processing apparatus
Patent Number: 8,046,042

Inventors: Diallo; Mamadou S. (Houston, TX), Ross; Warren S. (Houston, TX)
Title: Near-offset extrapolation for free-surface multiple elimination in shallow marine environment
Patent Number: 9,170,345

Inventors: Diebold; Alexander (Rastatt, DE), Hofmann; Ulrich (Oetigheim, DE), Lang; Erik (Ettlingen, DE), Lelle; Josef (Baden-Baden, DE)
Title: Monitoring of the presence of two flames in a fuel combustion device
Patent Number: 9,170,020

Inventors: Dimock; Stuart (Lake Forest, CA)
Title: Polymorphic form of N-(S)-(3,4-difluoro-2-(2-fluoro-4-iodophenylamino)-6-methoxyphenyl)-1-(2,- 3-dihydroxypropyl)cyclopropane-1-sulfonamide and uses thereof
Patent Number: 8,044,240

Inventors: Dimou; Konstantinos (Stockholm, SE), Yang; Yu (Solna, SE)
Title: System and method for processing received data in a wireless network
Patent Number: 9,173,120

Inventors: Ding; Gang (San Diego, CA), Chikkappa; Kiran Shagle (Bangalore, IN)
Title: Apparatus and method for asynchronous peer-to-peer discovery
Patent Number: 9,173,170

Inventors: Dion; Dominique (Verdun Nun's Island, CA), Fedesna; Kenneth J. (Hawthorn Woods, IL), Loffredo; Mark D. (Green Oaks, IL), Suchocki; Edward J. (Buffalo Grove, IL), Pellegrini; Edward E. (Palatine, IL), Pellegrini; Frank J. (Yorkville, IL), Hicks; Edward F. (Dundee, IL), Mednick; Cary M. (Rolling Meadows, IL)
Title: Coin operated entertainment system
Patent Number: 9,171,419

Inventors: Divigalpitiya; Ranjith (London, CA), Buckett; Mary I. (Woodbury, MN)
Title: Electrode including current collector with nano-scale coating and method of making the same
Patent Number: 9,172,085

Inventors: Dobak, III; John D. (La Jolla, CA), Kramer; Hans W. (Temecula, CA), Yon; Steven A. (San Diego, CA)
Title: Method and device for performing cooling- or cryo-therapies for, e.g., angioplasty with reduced restenosis or pulmonary vein cell necrosis to inhibit atrial fibrillation
Patent Number: 7,291,144

Inventors: Dobak, III; John D. (La Jolla, CA), Kramer; Hans W. (Temecula, CA), Yon; Steven A. (San Diego, CA)
Title: Method and device for performing cooling- or cryo-therapies for, e.g., angioplasty with reduced restenosis or pulmonary vein cell necrosis to inhibit atrial fibrillation
Patent Number: 8,043,283

Inventors: Dobek; Olivier (Saint Cyr L'ecole, FR), David; Noel (Breuilpont, FR), Ravier; Nicolas (Vernon, FR)
Title: Convex thermal shield for rocket engine with extendable divergent nozzle
Patent Number: 9,169,807

Inventors: Dodson; William H. (Odessa, TX)
Title: Computer pain assessment tool
Patent Number: 8,046,241

Inventors: Doe; Robert Ellis (Norwood, MA), Downie; Craig Michael (Waltham, MA), Fischer; Christopher (Somerville, MA), Lane; George Hamilton (St. Helens, AU), Morgan; Dane (Middleton, WI), Nevin; Josh (Belmont, MA), Ceder; Gerbrand (Wellesley, MA), Persson; Kristin Aslaug (Orinda, CA), Eaglesham; David (Lexington, MA)
Title: Layered materials with improved magnesium intercalation for rechargeable magnesium ion cells
Patent Number: 9,172,111

Inventors: Doerner-Rieping; Simon (Neu-Anspach, DE), Braun; Ralf (Ramberg, DE), Koehn; Arnin (Klein-Winternheim, DE), Ahrens; Hartmut (Egelsbach, DE), Lehr; Stefan (Lyon, FR), Dietrich; Hansjoerg (Liederbach, DE), Gatzweiler; Elmar (Bad Nauheim, DE), Rosinger; Christopher Hugh (Hofheim, DE), Schmutzler; Dirk (Hattersheim, DE)
Title: Herbicidally active 4-nitro-substituted N-(tetrazol-5-yl)-, N-(triazol-5-yl)-, and N-(1,3,4-0XADIAZOL-2-yl)aryl carboxylic acid amides
Patent Number: 9,169,219

Inventors: Doherty; John A. (Louisville, CO), Kalbfleisch; Charles A. (Traverse City, MI)
Title: Systems and method for monitoring and controlling a vehicle travel surface
Patent Number: 8,044,823

Inventors: Doi; Noriyuki (Numazu, JP), Yamada; Naoki (Inagi, JP)
Title: Pyrene compound and organic electroluminescent device including the same
Patent Number: 9,169,176

Inventors: Doll; Stefan (Oberndorf, DE), Jakob; Josef (Rehling, DE), Rager; Johann (Meitingen, DE), Ertl; Peter (Aichach, DE)
Title: Safety apparatus for firearms
Patent Number: 8,042,450

Inventors: Donald; Richard J. (San Jose, CA), Williams; David L. (Belmont, CA), Matiskella; David J. (San Francisco, CA), Mahe; Isabel Ge (Los Altos, CA)
Title: Management of messages included in a message thread displayed by a handheld device
Patent Number: 8,046,014

Inventors: Donnadieu; Thierry (Sillingy, FR), Girault; Eric (Annecy, FR)
Title: Pole/wrist strap assembly
Patent Number: 9,168,448

Inventors: Dorati; Alberto (Modena, IT), Ansaloni; Roberto (Formigine, IT), Gramazio; Roberto (Modena, IT)
Title: Apparatus and method for detecting the position of application of a sealing strip onto a web of packaging material for food products
Patent Number: 9,170,131

Inventors: Doris; Bruce B. (Brewster, NY), Ieong; Meikei (Wappingers Falls, NY), Nowak; Edward J. (Essex Junction, VT), Yang; Min (Yorktown Heights, NY)
Title: Hybrid substrate technology for high-mobility planar and multiple-gate MOSFETs
Patent Number: 7,291,886

Inventors: Doroshenko; Vladimir M. (Sykesville, MD), Laiko; Victor V. (Columbia, MD), Moskovets; Eugene (Columbia, MD)
Title: Ambient pressure ionization source using a laser with high spatial resolution
Patent Number: 9,171,708

Inventors: Douady; Cesar (Sunnyvale, CA), Boucard; Philippe (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Method and device for managing priority during the transmission of a message
Patent Number: 9,172,656

Inventors: Downey; Richard E. (Danville, KY), Gieske; Jason R. (Danville, KY)
Title: Vacuum cleaner equipped with pivotally mounted agitator section
Patent Number: 7,290,308

Inventors: Droege; Hartmut (Stuttgart, DE), Fuchs; Thomas (Bietigheim-Bissingen, DE), Haverkamp; Frank (Tuebingen, DE), Rieke; Reiner (Althengstett, DE), Ruettger; Michael (Aschaffenburg, DE), Sofia; Anthony T. (Highland, NY), Vogt; Joerg-Stephan (Holzgerlingen, DE), von Boehn; Gunnar (Sulz am Neckar, DE), Yocom; Peter B. (Lagrangeville, NY)
Title: Compression/decompression accelerator protocol for software/hardware integration
Patent Number: 9,171,007

Inventors: Dropps; Frank R. (Maple Grove, MN), Kohlwey; Ernest G. (Eagan, MN)
Title: Method and system for auto-negotiation
Patent Number: 9,172,602

Inventors: Dropps; Frank R. (Maple Grove, MN), Kohlwey; Ernest G. (Eagan, MN), Slechta, Jr.; Leo J. (Eagan, MN)
Title: Method and system for using lane alignment markers
Patent Number: 9,172,661

Inventors: Dropps; Frank R. (Maple Grove, MN), Papenfuss; Gary M. (St. Paul, MN)
Title: Systems and methods for quality of service in networks
Patent Number: 9,172,655

Inventors: Drucker; Daniel J. (Toronto, CA), Baggio; Laurie Lynn (Toronto, CA)
Title: Methods for treating disorders of the gastrointestinal tract using a GLP-1 agonist
Patent Number: 9,168,288

Inventors: Drummond; Jay Paul (Massillon, OH), Cichon; Bob A. (Canton, OH), Smith; Mark D. (North Canton, OH), Weis; David (Ashland, OH)
Title: Method of authorizing automated banking machine use responsive to user data read from data bearing records
Patent Number: 8,042,734

Inventors: Drummond; John P. (Glenageary, IE), Lynam; Niall R. (Holland, MI)
Title: Vehicular rearview mirror system
Patent Number: 8,044,777

Inventors: Duale; Ali Y. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Wittig; Dennis W. (New Paltz, NY)
Title: System level architecture verification for transaction execution in a multi-processing environment
Patent Number: 9,170,903

Inventors: Dubedout; Laurent (Valenciennes, FR), Duquesne; Benoit (Valenciennes, FR), Verger; Eric (Valenciennes, FR), Molins; Gregory (Valenciennes, FR)
Title: Production by plastic expansion of a sealed tubular joint with inclined abutting surface(s)
Patent Number: 8,042,842

Inventors: Dufournet; Denis (Sathonay-Camp, FR), Penache; Dan (Chavanoz, FR), Tresy; Michel (Chassieu, FR), Perret; Michel (Tramole, FR)
Title: Interrupting chamber of a circuit-breaker having two compression volumes
Patent Number: 8,044,318

Inventors: Dunsmore; Richard James (McKinney, TX), Fong; Man Wing (Plano, TX)
Title: Methods and systems for managing network elements
Patent Number: 8,046,445

Inventors: Duprey; John F. (Watervliet, NY)
Title: Articles with spinning globe
Patent Number: 7,291,015

Inventors: Durello; Massimo (Polverara, IT)
Title: Display stand
Patent Number: 8,042,785

Inventors: Dursteler Lopez; Juan Carlos (Barcelona, ES), Vegas Caballero; Javier (Barcelona, ES), Espinola Estepa; Manuel (Barcelona, ES), Chamadoira Hermida; Sara (Pontevedra, ES), Casanellas Penalver; Gloria (Barcelona, ES)
Title: Method for designing and manufacturing a monofocal ophthalmic lens and corresponding lens
Patent Number: 9,170,433

Inventors: Duston; Dwight P. (Laguna Niguel, CA), Kokonaski; William (Gig Harbor, WA)
Title: Method and system for electro-active spectacle lens design
Patent Number: 7,290,876

Inventors: Dutta; Siddhartha (Peoria, AZ)
Title: Methods and systems for providing mobile customer support
Patent Number: 9,171,294

Inventors: Dyson; Rodger W (Elyria, OH)
Title: Flow diode and method for controlling fluid flow origin of the invention
Patent Number: 9,169,855

Inventors: Eaton; Dan L. (San Rafael, CA), French; Dorothy (Redwood City, CA), Grimaldi; J. Christopher (San Francisco, CA), Hillan; Kenneth J. (San Francisco, CA), Pisabaro; Maria Teresa (Dresden, DE), Schmidt; Kerstin N. (San Francisco, CA), Smith; Victoria (Burlingame, CA), Tumas; Daniel (Orinda, CA), Vandlen; Richard (Hillsborough, CA), Watanabe; Colin K. (Moraga, CA), Williams; P. Mickey (Half Moon Bay, CA), Wood; William I. (Hillsborough, CA)
Title: Interleukin-8 homologous polypeptides and therapeutic uses thereof
Patent Number: 7,291,712

Inventors: Ebert; Jasmin (Mainz, DE)
Title: Car seat control assembly
Patent Number: 9,168,853

Inventors: Ecker; David J. (Encinitas, CA), Griffey; Richard H. (Vista, CA), Sampath; Rangarajan (San Diego, CA), Hofstadler; Steven A. (Oceanside, CA), McNeil; John (La Jolla, CA), Crooke; Stanley T. (Carlsbad, CA), Sofianos; Dino J. (San Diego, CA), Rudnick; Karl H. (Solana Beach, CA), Knize; Duane J. (La Jolla, CA), Stoughton; Roland B. (San Diego, CA), Basham, Jr.; Cecil L. (Del Mar, CA), Lewis; Clifford T. (San Diego, CA), Larson; Brons M. (Santee, CA), Bar-on; Jonathan R. (San Diego, CA), Murray; Dennis P. (Culver City, CA), Robbins; David W. (San Diego, CA), Penhune; John P. (La Jolla, CA)
Title: Methods and apparatus for genetic evaluation
Patent Number: 8,046,171

Inventors: Edelen; John Glenn (Versailles, KY), Mehta; Prabuddha Jyotindra (Lexington, KY)
Title: Method for compensating shift in on resistance of transistor of printhead
Patent Number: 8,042,897

Inventors: Edison; David (London, GB)
Title: Method and golf ball for playing a golf game
Patent Number: 9,168,443

Inventors: Edwards; David L. (Poughkeepsie, NY)
Title: Controlling power change for a semiconductor module to preserve thermal interface therein
Patent Number: 8,046,616

Inventors: Egedal; Per (Herning, DK)
Title: Method of damping tower vibrations of a wind turbine and control system for wind turbines
Patent Number: 8,044,529

Inventors: Egger; Rafael (Munchen, DE)
Title: Method and apparatus for determining the concentration of a substance in a liquid
Patent Number: 8,045,172

Inventors: Eguchi; Shingo (Tochigi, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device and method for manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 9,171,808

Inventors: Eickhoff; Steven J. (Plymouth, MN)
Title: Power generator having multiple layers of fuel cells
Patent Number: 8,043,736

Inventors: Ekchian; Jack A. (Belmont, MA), Terzian; Berj A. (Newbury, MA)
Title: Retrofit circuitry for enhanced vehicle hazard warning lights
Patent Number: 8,044,790

Inventors: Eli-Eli; Matthew (Southampton, GB), Brian; David (Bristol, GB), Cosentino; Enzo (Bristol, GB), Lloyd; James (Bristol, GB), Almeida; Filipe (Bristol, GB), Burleigh; Christopher David (Dowton, GB)
Title: Composite structural member
Patent Number: 9,168,702

Inventors: Ellis-Monaghan; John J. (Grand Isle, VT), Gambino; Jeffrey P. (Westford, VT), Jaffe; Mark D. (Shelburne, VT), Murphy; William J. (North Ferrisburgh, VT), Peterson; Kirk D. (Jericho, VT), Shank; Steven M. (Jericho, VT)
Title: Encapsulated sensors
Patent Number: 9,171,971

Inventors: Ellis; Frampton E. (Jasper, FL)
Title: Computer or microchip with its system bios protected by one or more internal hardware firewalls
Patent Number: 9,172,676

Inventors: Ellis; Nathanael Charles (Cincinnati, OH)
Title: Wireless broadband modem for mobile device connector
Patent Number: 9,172,779

Inventors: Ellison; Carl M. (Seattle, WA), Hunter; Jamie (Bothell, WA), Ray; Kenneth D. (Seattle, WA), Ferguson; Niels T. (Redmond, WA), Lafornara; Philip J. (Bellevue, WA), Humphries; Russell (Redmond, WA)
Title: Storage device controlled access
Patent Number: 8,046,593

Inventors: Elmufdi; Beshara (San Jose, CA), Poplack; Mitchell G. (San Jose, CA), Salitrennik; Viktor (Berkeley, CA)
Title: Hardware emulation method and system using a port time shift register
Patent Number: 9,171,111

Inventors: Enami; Eiji (Kanagawa, JP), Yano; Tetsuya (Kanagawa, JP), Shirai; Takaaki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Power control system
Patent Number: 8,046,613

Inventors: Endo; Kenta (Mobara, JP), Ooishi; Yoshihisa (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Display device
Patent Number: 8,044,904

Inventors: Endoh; Masahiko (Chiba, JP), Mukui; Misao (Chiba, JP), Matsumoto; Junichi (Chiba, JP)
Title: Resin composition, transparent film or sheet having elasticity recovering property, and wrap film
Patent Number: 8,044,144

Inventors: Endoh; Tsuyoshi (Chiba, JP)
Title: Screen editing apparatus, screen editing method, and computer program product
Patent Number: 8,046,702

Inventors: Endres; Steven J. (San Angelo, TX)
Title: Body mounted weapons platform
Patent Number: 7,290,366

Inventors: Enicks; Darwin (Colorado Springs, CO)
Title: Ex-situ component recovery
Patent Number: 8,042,566

Inventors: Erdemgil; Mete E. (Ankara, TR)
Title: Method for reducing the liquefaction potential of foundation soils
Patent Number: 7,290,962

Inventors: Erhard; Norbert (Lorch, DE), Schraegle; Ulrich (Remshalden, DE), Mentel; Gerd (Forst, DE)
Title: Protective gas device for pressure die-casting machines
Patent Number: 7,290,588

Inventors: Ericson; Daniel G. (Rochester, MN)
Title: Device for monitoring inhibition of platelet function response
Patent Number: 8,043,826

Inventors: Ericson; Marten (Lulea, SE), Larsson; Kjell (Lulea, SE), Okvist; Peter (Lulea, SE)
Title: Adjusting the targeted number of transmission attempts
Patent Number: 8,045,994

Inventors: Erion; Jeffrey Allen (Plymouth, MI)
Title: LED lighting device and system
Patent Number: 9,170,007

Inventors: Eritate; Kazunobu (Susono, JP), Yamauchi; Tomokazu (Toyota, JP), Sasaki; Shoichi (Mishima, JP), Tojima; Yuki (Aichi-ken, JP), Misu; Takahiro (Nagoya, JP), Osawa; Masami (Nagoya, JP)
Title: Power output apparatus, vehicle mounting the same, and method for controlling power output apparatus
Patent Number: 8,042,634

Inventors: Ernst; Anko (Salem, DE)
Title: Prechamber sparkplug
Patent Number: 9,172,216

Inventors: Ertle; Werner (Neubiberg, DE), Goller; Bernd (Otterfing, DE), Horn; Michael (Munchen, DE), Kothe; Bernd (Vulaines sur Seine, FR)
Title: Semiconductor wafer with electrically connected contact and test areas
Patent Number: 8,044,394

Inventors: Espax; Francesc Bolxadera (Cambridge, GB)
Title: Multi-path searching
Patent Number: 8,045,597

Inventors: Esposito; Luke (Seattle, WA), Hanson; Kelsey (Seattle, WA), Yadon; Marisa C. (Berea, ZA), Lake; Thomas (Snohomish, WA), Snow; Alan D. (Lynnwood, WA), Cummings; Joel (Seattle, WA), Kumar; Anil (Puyallup, WA)
Title: Caffeinated compounds and compositions for treatment of amyloid diseases and synucleinopathies
Patent Number: 9,169,255

Inventors: Everhard; Ross E. (Bowling Green, KY), Howell; James D. (Bowling Green, KY)
Title: Vehicle wheel balance weights
Patent Number: 9,169,895

Inventors: Evrard; Alain (Sidel, FR), Lecomte; Frederic (Sidel, FR), Takhedmit; Nasser (Sidel, FR)
Title: Oven for heating moving thermoplastic material container blanks
Patent Number: 7,291,811

Inventors: Ewald; Jeffrey Allen (Bay City, MI)
Title: Method and apparatus for making snow
Patent Number: 7,290,722

Inventors: Ezell; Robert M (Brunswick, OH), Ligas; Martin E (Wadsworth, OH), McCollum; Timothy A (Avon Lake, OH), Podojil; Gregg M (Brecksville, OH)
Title: Lighting assembly with a light guide having light-redirecting edge features
Patent Number: 9,170,364

Inventors: Faber; Pals G. (Arcen, NL), Nagel; Tom (Venlo, NL)
Title: Apparatus for decurling an advancing sheet, and a printing device containing such an apparatus
Patent Number: 8,045,915

Inventors: Facchetti; Antonio (Chicago, IL), Sheets; William Christopher (Chicago, IL), Frye; Don (Skokie, IL), Wang; Jingqi (Evanston, IL), Hsiao; Chung-Chin (Hsinchu, TW), Wang; Minhuei (Hsinchu County, TW)
Title: Coating materials for oxide thin film transistors
Patent Number: 9,171,961

Inventors: Faerstein; Paul Joseph (Brooklyn, NY)
Title: Compositions and methods for nutritional supplementation
Patent Number: 9,168,308

Inventors: Falck; Elmar (Ottobrunn, DE), Mauder; Anton (Kolbermoor, DE)
Title: Power semiconductor component
Patent Number: 7,291,899

Inventors: Falcou; Aurelie (Frankfurt, DE), Busing; Arne (Frankfurt, DE), Heun; Susanne (Bad Soden, DE), Steiger; Jurgen (Frankfurt, DE), Gerhard; Anja (Egelsbach, DE), Schulte; Niels (Kelkheim, DE), Becker; Heinrich (Eppstein-Niederjosbach, DE)
Title: White-emitting copolymers, representation, and use thereof
Patent Number: 8,044,217

Inventors: Fan; Nongqiang (Issaquah, WA)
Title: Method of driving active matrix displays
Patent Number: 8,044,882

Inventors: Fan; Rui (Beijing, CN), Ericson; Marten (Lulea, SE)
Title: Load estimation for a cell in a wireless network
Patent Number: 8,045,527

Inventors: Fang; Liming (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Method, device and system for eliminating DSL crosstalk
Patent Number: 8,045,446

Inventors: Farhang-Boroujeny; Behrouz (Salt Lake City, UT), Akoum; Salam (Salt Lake City, UT)
Title: Estimation of log-likelihood using constrained markov-chain monte carlo simulation
Patent Number: 8,045,604

Inventors: Farmer; Bennie L. (Conyers, GA)
Title: Automated consumer to business electronic marketplace system
Patent Number: 8,044,809

Inventors: Farnsworth; John T. (St. Joseph, MO), Boatman; Jack K. (St. Joseph, MO)
Title: Extrusion die plate and cutter assembly with hydraulic motor
Patent Number: 7,290,999

Inventors: Fedewa; Craig M. (Portland, MI), Lambie; Mark A. (Eagle, MI)
Title: Protective modular helmet with integrated lighting system
Patent Number: 9,167,860

Inventors: Feikert; Edward E. (St. Charles, MO), Wood; Nancy (Clayton, MO), Myers; Eugene A. (St. Charles, MO)
Title: Method for detecting substructure
Patent Number: 7,292,029

Inventors: Feinberg; Lee D. (Silver Spring, MD), Dean; Bruce H. (New Market, MD), Hyde; Tristram T. (Severna Park, MD)
Title: Hybrid architecture active wavefront sensing and control system, and method
Patent Number: 8,044,332

Inventors: Felcman; Chris F. (Spring, TX), Moore; David A. (Tomball, TX), Landrum; Gary S. (Montgomery, TX)
Title: Modular networked sensor assembly
Patent Number: 8,046,196

Inventors: Feldman-Peabody; Scott Daniel (Golden, CO)
Title: Methods of forming a conductive transparent oxide film layer for use in a cadmium telluride based thin film photovoltaic device
Patent Number: 8,043,954

Inventors: Feldman-Peabody; Scott Daniel (Golden, CO)
Title: Methods of forming a conductive transparent oxide film layer for use in a cadmium telluride based thin film photovoltaic device
Patent Number: 8,043,955

Inventors: Ferguson; Charles T. (Satellite Beach, FL), Gorsuch; Thomas (Indialantic, FL)
Title: Maintenance of channel usage in a wireless communication system
Patent Number: 8,045,990

Inventors: Ferguson; Paul (Wirral, GB), Jones; Christopher Clarkson (Wirral, GB)
Title: Fabric treatment compositions comprising target benefit agents
Patent Number: 9,169,459

Inventors: Fischer; Daniel (Dresden, DE), Hartig; Carsten (Meerane, DE)
Title: Inline residual layer detection and characterization post via post etch using CD-SEM
Patent Number: 9,171,765

Inventors: Fischer; Michael Andrew (San Antonio, TX)
Title: Multi-threaded processor architecture
Patent Number: 8,046,567

Inventors: Fisher; Paul B (Scarsdale, NY)
Title: Methods of treating various cancers using melanoma differentiation associated protein-7
Patent Number: 7,291,605

Inventors: Flick; A. Bart (Lakemont, GA)
Title: Multilayer conductive appliance having wound healing and analgesic properties
Patent Number: 7,291,762

Inventors: Fofonoff; Timothy A. (Cambridge, MA), Hunter; Ian W. (Lincoln, MA)
Title: Actuator configuration for a rotary drive
Patent Number: 9,172,287

Inventors: Folts; Douglas C. (Baraboo, WI), Facchini; Kleber V. C. (Waukesha, WI), Wijenayake; Ajith H. (New Berlin, WI), Bowers; Gary J. (Waunakee, WI)
Title: Reducing photovoltaic array voltage during inverter re-enablement
Patent Number: 9,172,312

Inventors: Fong; Peter Sui Lun (Monterey Park, CA), Fong; Kelvin Yat-Kit (Monterey Park, CA), Liu; Chun Yan (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Interactive device with time synchronization capability
Patent Number: 8,046,620

Inventors: Fontana, Jr.; Robert E. (San Jose, CA), Lille; Jeffrey S. (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Method for fabricating a magnetic head including a media heating element
Patent Number: 7,290,324

Inventors: Fontana; Thomas A (Orange Park, FL)
Title: Resinates from monomer
Patent Number: 7,291,697

Inventors: Fontenot; Nathan D. (Georgetown, TX), George; Jeffrey D. (Austin, TX), Grimm; Ryan P. (Austin, TX), Schopp; Joel H. (Austin, TX), Strosaker; Michael T. (Austin, TX), Wilson; George C. (Austin, TX)
Title: Intermediate trust state
Patent Number: 9,172,719

Inventors: Forster; David C. (Los Altos Hills, CA), Heneveld; Scott (Whitmore, CA), Walsh; Brandon G. (Syracuse, UT)
Title: Method for delivering a prosthetic heart valve with an expansion member
Patent Number: 9,168,134

Inventors: Forsyth; Andrew T. (Kirkland, WA), Sundararaman; Ramacharan (Hillsboro, OR), Sprangle; Eric (Austin, TX), Mejia; John C. (Hillsboro, OR), Carmean; Douglas M. (Hillsboro, OR), Grochowski; Edward T. (San Jose, CA), Cavin; Robert D. (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Providing extended cache replacement state information
Patent Number: 9,170,955

Inventors: Fortune; Steven J. (Summit, NJ), Antonakopoulos; Spyridon (New Providence, NJ), McLellan, Jr.; Hubert Rae (Summit, NJ), Zhang; Yihao (Chatham, NJ)
Title: Switch fabric with collector-based cell reordering
Patent Number: 9,172,660

Inventors: Fraley; Michael (Casa Grande, AZ)
Title: System and apparatus for analysis of a guayule plant in situ
Patent Number: 9,170,155

Inventors: Franco; Wayne P. (Rocky Hill, CT)
Title: Method for performing a non-invasive blood gas test
Patent Number: 7,291,502

Inventors: Freda; Thomas (Hingham, MA), Doherty; Dennis (Quincy, MA)
Title: Spectrometer for microscope illumination sources
Patent Number: 9,170,153

Inventors: Frederick; Raphael (Godinne, BE), Masereel; Bernard (Fize-Fontaine, BE), Reniers; Jeremy (Biercee, BE), Wouters; Johan (Beez, BE), Bruyere; Celine (Forest, BE), Kiss; Robert (Sint-Pieters-Leeuw, BE), Meinguet; Celine Anne Marie Michelle (Ciney, BE), Mathieu; Veronique Emmanuelle Julie (Brussels, BE)
Title: Beta carboline derivatives useful in the treatment of proliferative disorders
Patent Number: 9,168,247

Inventors: Frey; Peter (Gerolzhofen, DE), Baumann; Roland (Dittelbrunn, DE), Greulich; Michael (Schwebheim, DE), Mencher; Georg (Grafenrheinfeld, DE), Reinhardt; Bernd (Schonungen/Forst, DE), Hammer; Peter (Schweinfurt, DE), Rediger; Patrick (Schweinfurt, DE)
Title: Hydrodynamic clutch device
Patent Number: 8,042,666

Inventors: Friedman; Nancy L. (Apex, NC), Ly; Phong V. (Tolland, CT)
Title: Method, system, and program product for transferring document attributes
Patent Number: 9,170,999

Inventors: Friemel; Jorg (Bochum, DE)
Title: Device for flexible detection of the geometric shape of objects by means of optical 3D measuring technology
Patent Number: 8,045,180

Inventors: Fujii; Tatsuya (Nishinomiya, JP)
Title: Dependent power supplying apparatus and electronic instrument
Patent Number: 8,046,088

Inventors: Fujikawa; Kazuhiro (Osaka, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing silicon carbide semiconductor device
Patent Number: 8,043,949

Inventors: Fujimori; Takashi (Moriya, JP), Takahashi; Keita (Abiko, JP)
Title: Sheet feeding apparatus and image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 8,042,797

Inventors: Fujimori; Tomoyoshi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Transmission equipment and path selection method
Patent Number: 9,172,460

Inventors: Fujioka; Takahiro (Mobara, JP), Ito; Shigeru (Mobara, JP), Goto; Mitsuru (Chiba, JP), Nakayasu; Yozo (Mobara, JP), Saito; Yoshiyuki (Mobara, JP)
Title: Liquid crystal display device
Patent Number: 7,292,215

Inventors: Fujita; Nobuaki (Iwata-gun, Shizuoka, JP), Sato; Kimitoshi (Iwata-gun, Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Front fork in two-wheeled motor vehicle or the like
Patent Number: 7,290,643

Inventors: Fujita; Takashi (Mitaka, JP)
Title: Wafer polishing apparatus and wafer polishing method
Patent Number: 8,043,140

Inventors: Fukumoto; Masaaki (Yokohama, JP), Sugimura; Toshiaki (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Electronic device, vibration generator, vibration-type reporting method, and report control method
Patent Number: 7,292,227

Inventors: Fukushima; Kimihiro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus, control method and storage medium
Patent Number: 9,172,839

Inventors: Fukuzumi; Shunichi (Suita, JP), Suenobu; Tomoyoshi (Suita, JP), Maenaka; Yuta (Suita, JP)
Title: Mononuclear metal complex, hydrogenation reduction catalyst, dehydrogenation catalyst, method for producing hydrogenation reduction product, method for producing hydrogen (H.sub.2), and method for producing dehydrogenation reaction product
Patent Number: 9,169,281

Inventors: Fulara; Janusz Krzysztof (Kallaroo, AU), Rudas; Ryszard Stanislaw (Darlington, AU), Rudas; Maciej Rafal (Darlington, AU), Gravett; Martin Richard (Salisbury, AU)
Title: Apparatus for the passage and conveyance of compressible material
Patent Number: 9,169,077

Inventors: Fullerton; Paul (Plano, TX), Roden; Nathan A. (Lindale, TX), Witt; David R. (Longview, TX)
Title: Push bench method for manufacturing small diameter tubing
Patent Number: 7,290,424

Inventors: Furman; Bruce K. (Poughquag, NY), Nah; Jae-Woong (Closter, NJ)
Title: Thermo-compression bonded electrical interconnect structure and method
Patent Number: 8,043,893

Inventors: Furuichi; Tomomi (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Takekoshi; Rie (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Kanematsu; Daigoro (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Baba; Naoko (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Suzuki; Kazuo (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Nagamura; Mitsutoshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Ink jet printing method and ink jet printing apparatus
Patent Number: 7,290,858

Inventors: Furutani; Senichi (Daito, JP), Kinoshita; Kosuke (Daito, JP), Mori; Eiichiro (Daito, JP)
Title: Broadcast receiving apparatus
Patent Number: 8,046,789

Inventors: Furuyama; Hideto (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Photo detector and optically interconnected LSI
Patent Number: 8,044,483

Inventors: Futami; Tetsuhiro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Frame synchronization apparatus and its control method
Patent Number: 8,045,668

Inventors: Gaede; Dirk (Mannheim, DE)
Title: Oscillator circuit and method for influencing, controlling, or regulating the frequency of an oscillator
Patent Number: 8,044,735

Inventors: Gaiser; Gilbert (Sigmaringen, DE), Hebisch; Harald (Sigmaringen, DE)
Title: Tool, method, and apparatus for removing burrs from bores
Patent Number: 7,290,965

Inventors: Galbraith; S. Douglas (Holbrook, PA)
Title: Meso-frequency traveling wave electro-kinetic continuous adsorption system
Patent Number: 7,291,271

Inventors: Galburt; Daniel N. (Wilton, CT), Janik; Stanley G. (Naugatuck, CT)
Title: System and method for patterning a flexible substrate in a lithography tool
Patent Number: 7,292,308

Inventors: Galembeck; Fernando (Campinas, BR), de Brito; Joao (Cajati, BR)
Title: Aluminum phosphate or polyphosphate particles for use as pigments in paints and method of making same
Patent Number: 9,169,120

Inventors: Gannoune; Youssef (Munich, DE), Stocken; Christian (Munich, DE)
Title: Chip component and method for producing a chip component
Patent Number: 7,291,902

Inventors: Garcia; Emmanuel (Saint-Didier de la Tour, FR)
Title: Concrete with a low cement content
Patent Number: 8,043,425

Inventors: Garner; Bryan E. (Amarillo, TX), Ware; Douglas R. (Indianapolis, IN)
Title: Compositions and methods for inhibiting pathogenic growth
Patent Number: 7,291,327

Inventors: Gauthier; Ray (Duvall, WA), Michel; Peter (Woodinville, WA)
Title: Device to filter the effluent of a septic tank
Patent Number: 9,169,130

Inventors: Gavney, Jr.; James Albert (Palo Alto, CA), Mix; Jerry (Redwood City, CA), Boyle; Dennis (Palo Alto, CA), Sun; Rickson (Palo Alto, CA), Loew; Christopher (Palo Alto, CA), Soboll; Pascal Homero (London, GB), Kim; Daniel Sung-hwe (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Oral-care device and system
Patent Number: 9,168,116

Inventors: Gedik; Bugra (White Plains, NY), Hirzel; Martin J. (White Plains, NY), Schneider; Scott A. (White Plains, NY), Wu; Kun-Lung (Yorktown Heights, NY)
Title: Automatic exploitation of data parallelism in streaming applications
Patent Number: 9,170,794

Inventors: George; Robert T. (Austin, TX), Lambert; Mathew A. (Olympia, WA), Rand; Tony S. (Tacoma, WA), Blankenship; Robert G. (Tacoma, WA), Creta; Kenneth C. (Gig Harbor, WA)
Title: Method and apparatus for the synchronization of distributed caches
Patent Number: 8,046,539

Inventors: George; Timothy Vincent (Smithfield, UT)
Title: Mortise lock conversion kit for operation with an American cylinder
Patent Number: 9,169,668

Inventors: Georgescu; Bogdan Alexandru (Calgary, CA)
Title: Fully integrated adjustable DC current reference based on an integrated inductor reference
Patent Number: 9,170,589

Inventors: Gerken, III; John Kenyon (Raleigh, NC), Prorock; Thomas Joseph (Raleigh, NC), Werdel; William S. (Raleigh, NC)
Title: Customer checkout accelerator
Patent Number: 9,171,432

Inventors: Gershowitz; Arthur D. (Ann Arbor, MI)
Title: Retrograde cannula having automatically inflatable balloon
Patent Number: 7,291,139

Inventors: Gerstner; Klaus (Mainz, DE), Ottermann; Clemens (Hattersheim, DE), Zimmermann; Thomas (Stukenbrock, DE), Droste; Josef (Glandorf, DE)
Title: Method and apparatus for detecting faults in transparent material
Patent Number: 7,292,332

Inventors: Gerusz; Roman (Peronnas, FR), Vanlaer; Antoine (Paris, FR)
Title: Liquid and stable oil-in-water or water-in-oil emulsion with a vegetable oil or mineral oil base
Patent Number: 8,044,014

Inventors: Gestetner; Gerald (Montreal, CA)
Title: Endoscope sheath
Patent Number: 9,167,956

Inventors: Ghose; Kanad (Vestal, NY)
Title: File system having predictable real-time performance
Patent Number: 8,046,558

Inventors: Gieseke; Steven Scott (Richfield, MN), Murray; Peter J. (Bloomington, MN)
Title: Filter system; element configuration; and methods
Patent Number: 7,291,198

Inventors: Gill; Douglas M. (South Orange, NJ), Green; William M. (Astoria, NY), Valdes Garcia; Alberto (Hartsdale, NY)
Title: Electro-optic modulator
Patent Number: 9,170,439

Inventors: Gilli; Alberto (Andezeno, IT)
Title: Ink for silk-screen printing and corresponding printing technique
Patent Number: 7,291,209

Inventors: Gillies; Stephen D. (Carlisle, MA), Lo; Kin-Ming (Lexington, MA), Wesolowski, Jr.; John S. (Weymouth, MA)
Title: Methods of using Fc-cytokine fusion proteins
Patent Number: 8,043,608

Inventors: Ging; Anthony M. (Summer Hill, AU), Kwok; Philip R. (Chatswood, AU), Robinson; Gary C. (East Killara, AU), Santoso; Bianto (Kingsgrove, AU), Moore; Rachael E. (North Bondi, AU), McAuliffe; Patrick J. (Chatswood, AU)
Title: Nasal mask assembly
Patent Number: 8,042,538

Inventors: Giovangrandi; Laurent (Palo Alto, CA), Ricco; Antonio J. (Los Gatos, CA), Kovacs; Gregory (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Enhanced microfluidic electromagnetic measurements
Patent Number: 9,170,138

Inventors: Giroux; Richard L. (Cypress, TX), Galloway; Gregory G. (Conroe, TX), Le; Tuong Thanh (Katy, TX), Jackson; Raymond H. (Spring, TX), Nazzal; Gregory R. (Kingwood, TX), Swarr; James C. (The Woodlands, TX), Brunnert; David J. (Cypress, TX), Beasley; William M. (Waller, TX), Lirette; Brent J. (Houston, TX), Odell; Albert C. (Kingwood, TX), Terry; Jim (Houston, TX), McKay; Dave (Stonehaven, GB), Alkhatib; Samir (Aberdeen, GB), Wardley; Mike (Aberdeen, GB)
Title: Apparatus and methods for drilling a wellbore using casing
Patent Number: 8,042,616

Inventors: Glass; John (Franklin, MA), Erkkinen; Thomas J. (Ann Arbor, MI)
Title: Digital effects analysis in modeling environments
Patent Number: 8,046,207

Inventors: Glasson; Richard O. (Whippany, NJ)
Title: Precision sensor for a hydraulic cylinder
Patent Number: 7,290,476

Inventors: Glenn; Bradley J. (Oneida, WI)
Title: Subarachnoid epidural shunt
Patent Number: 8,043,247

Inventors: Glover, III; William Roy (North Reading, MA)
Title: Systems and methods of analyzing nucleic acid polymers and related components
Patent Number: 7,291,467

Inventors: Glover, III; William Roy (North Reading, MA)
Title: Systems and methods of analyzing nucleic acid polymers and related components
Patent Number: 7,291,468

Inventors: Gocho; Masanori (Hachioji, JP)
Title: Leak tester
Patent Number: 7,290,440

Inventors: Godek; Dennis Michael (Glastonbury, CT), Howard; Harry Ralph (Bristol, CT)
Title: Antiprotozoal amidine compounds
Patent Number: 9,169,237

Inventors: Godschalx; James P. (Midland, MI), Green; G. David (Cary, IL)
Title: Process for preparing isoxazole compounds
Patent Number: 8,044,214

Inventors: Godsmark; John Stephen (Antwerp, GB), Mathys; Georges Marie Karel (Bierbeek, BE), Goris; Hans Karel Theresia (Zaventem, BE), Eijkhoudt; Roger (Huijbergen, NL), Brown; Stephen Harold (Annandale, NJ)
Title: Regeneration of oligomerisation catalysts and their use
Patent Number: 9,168,518

Inventors: Goehlich; Robert Alexander (Hamburg, DE), Sayilgan; Cihangir (Hamburg, DE)
Title: Method and device for the installation of systems, and a freight loading system
Patent Number: 9,169,016

Inventors: Gogic; Aleksandar M. (San Diego, CA)
Title: Identification of target node for wireless handoff
Patent Number: 9,173,148

Inventors: Goldberg; Steven Lane (Rancho Santa Fe, CA), Berkovitz; Phillip Jay (Carlsbad, CA)
Title: Work surface device
Patent Number: 7,290,490

Inventors: Goldstein; Avraham (Flushing, NY)
Title: Waterproof acoustic chambers for smartphones
Patent Number: 9,172,781

Inventors: Goller; Lars (Herning, DK)
Title: Ring shaped membrane for an electro-acoustical loudspeaker
Patent Number: 9,173,034

Inventors: Golovashchenko; Sergey Fedorovich (Beverly Hills, MI)
Title: Electro-hydraulic rivet and method of riveting and welding parts
Patent Number: 9,168,581

Inventors: Gombert; Patrice (Compiegne, FR), Rosseel; Alexis (Compiegne, FR)
Title: Method of manufacturing a tank of thermoplastic material including a portion in relief for mounting an attachment, and a tank manufactured thereby
Patent Number: 7,290,675

Inventors: Gonin; Marc (Bern, CH), Raznikov; Valeri V. (Moscow, RU), Fuhrer; Katrin (Bern, CH), Schultz; J. Albert (Houston, TX), McCully; Michael I. (Houston, TX)
Title: Multi-anode detector with increased dynamic range for time-of-flight mass spectrometers with counting data acquisitions
Patent Number: 7,291,834

Inventors: Goodman; Joshua Theodore (Redmond, WA), Rounthwaite; Robert L. (Fall City, WA)
Title: Spam detector with challenges
Patent Number: 8,046,832

Inventors: Goodwin; Francis (Halfmoon, NY), Brandl; Stefan (Albany, NY), Martinick; Brian (Ballston Lake, NY)
Title: Fluids for immersion lithography systems
Patent Number: 7,291,569

Inventors: Gordon; Gary B. (Saratoga, CA), Brosnan; Michael J. (Fremont, CA)
Title: Apparatus for controlling the position of a screen pointer that wirelessly transmits compressed data
Patent Number: 7,292,225

Inventors: Gosselink; Johan Willem (Amsterdam, NL), Harris; John William (Amsterdam, NL), Janssen; Andries Hendrik (Amsterdam, NL), Price; Richard John (Chester, GB), Schaverien; Colin John (Amsterdam, NL), Way; Nicolaas Wilhelmus Joseph (Amsterdam, NL)
Title: Liquid fuel composition
Patent Number: 9,169,444

Inventors: Goto; Masataka (Kanagawa, JP), Nishibayashi; Yasuyuki (Kanagawa, JP), Murai; Shinya (Kanagawa, JP), Minematsu; Mika (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Apparatus for processing images, and method and computer program product for detecting image updates
Patent Number: 8,045,828

Inventors: Goto; Takashi (Miyagi, JP), Kimura; Teiichi (Miyagi, JP), Suzuki; Hajime (Tochigi, JP), Jinushi; Keiichiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Particle-dispersed complex and solid electrolytic sensor using it
Patent Number: 8,043,491

Inventors: Grade; Paul (Port Washington, WI), Rohde; Christopher J. (West Allis, WI)
Title: Valve lockout device
Patent Number: 9,169,943

Inventors: Graham; Martin H. (Berkeley, CA)
Title: Time modulation with cosine function
Patent Number: 8,044,744

Inventors: Grant; Jeffrey A. (Charlotte, NC), Moock; Andrew W. (Brecksville, OH), Schultz; Gregory C. (Huntersville, NC), Berglund; David N. (Charlotte, NC), Taylor; Gary A. (Fort Mill, SC), Sankey; James K. (Charlotte, NC)
Title: Merchandise display hook with alarm
Patent Number: 9,167,916

Inventors: Grassi; Nerino (Mantova, IT), Magni; Antonio (Florence, IT)
Title: Method and device for handling a tubular knitted article, in particular a sock
Patent Number: 7,290,409

Inventors: Green; Albert Myron (Springfield, VA), Drobot; Adam Thomas (Vienna, VA), George; Edward Victor (Lake Arrowhead, CA), Johnson; Roger Laverne (Encinitas, CA), Wyeth; Newell Convers (Oakton, VA)
Title: Light-emitting panel and a method for making
Patent Number: 8,043,137

Inventors: Greenberg; Robert J. (Los Angeles, CA), Seidman; Abraham N. (Beverly Hills, CA), Schulman; Joseph H. (Santa Clarita, CA)
Title: Logarithmic light intensifier for use with photoreceptor-based implanted retinal prosthetics and those prosthetics
Patent Number: 8,046,078

Inventors: Greene; Jeffrey C. (Norman, OK)
Title: Methods for improving the clinical outcome of patient care and for reducing overall health care costs
Patent Number: 9,171,285

Inventors: Greer; David E. (Lexington, KY), Pevahouse; Christopher W. (Richmond, KY)
Title: Ink cartridge with pocketed lid
Patent Number: 7,290,871

Inventors: Gregoire; George (San Diego, CA)
Title: Method of making a three dimensional circuit with an imprint tool
Patent Number: 9,173,297

Inventors: Grehn; Martin (Dittelbrunn, DE)
Title: Rolling-element bearing unit
Patent Number: 8,043,008

Inventors: Gresley; Ross (Fort Mill, SC), Nelson; Eric (Charlotte, NC)
Title: Two stage check valve for automatic transmission system
Patent Number: 8,043,186

Inventors: Grimm; Frank (Baden, CH), Magni; Fulvio (Nussbaumen, CH), Geng; Weiqun (Dattwil, CH), Pennell; Douglas Anthony (Windisch, CH)
Title: Premix burner for a gas turbine
Patent Number: 9,170,022

Inventors: Grogg; Daniel (Zurich, CH), Dellmann; Laurent A. (Birmensdorf, CH), Despont; Michel (Cheseaux-Noreaz, CH), Sebastian; Abu (Adliswil, CH)
Title: Nanoelectromechanical switch with localized nanoscale conductive pathway
Patent Number: 9,171,680

Inventors: Gropper; Jonathan (Marlton, NJ)
Title: Method to reduce intoxication from ethanol in humans
Patent Number: 9,168,274

Inventors: Gross; John David (Vista, CA)
Title: Stethoscope cover
Patent Number: 8,042,646

Inventors: Grove; Robert E. (Pleasanton, CA)
Title: Mount for semiconductor devices using conformable conductive layers, and method
Patent Number: 9,172,210

Inventors: Grubb; Anders (Lund, SE), Kasprzykowski; Franciszek (Gdandski, PL), Lerner; Ulf (Umea, SE), Zolnowska; Beata (Gdansk, PL), Kasprzykowska; Regina (Gdandski, PL)
Title: Peptide derivatives for treatment, prevention or alleviation of a condition associated with bone loss or low bone density or to inhibit osteoclast differentiation and stimulation
Patent Number: 9,169,289

Inventors: Gschwind; Michael K. (Chappaqua, NY), Salapura; Valentina (Chappaqua, NY)
Title: Mixed precision estimate instruction computing narrow precision result for wide precision inputs
Patent Number: 9,170,773

Inventors: Gu; Jiang (Mobile, AL), Anderson; Virginia M. (Rumson, NJ)
Title: Virtual telemicroscope
Patent Number: 7,292,251

Inventors: Gu; Yansong (Bellevue, WA), Li; Hongzhe (Beaverton, OR)
Title: Methods for treating obesity
Patent Number: 9,168,316

Inventors: Guan; Yimin (Lexington, KY), Joyner, II; Burton Lee (Lexington, KY), Reitmeier; Zachary Justin (Lexington, KY)
Title: Heater stack having resistive layer with underlying insulative gap and method for making heater stack
Patent Number: 8,042,912

Inventors: Guilhem; Christian (82350 Albias, FR), Guilhem; Jacques (82350 Albias, FR), Guilhem; Marc (82350 Albias, FR)
Title: Method and machine for producing a seam which is not susceptible to coming undone
Patent Number: 7,291,236

Inventors: Guner; Nevzat (Berlin, DE), Wiethoff; Swen (Berlin, DE), Welke; Knut (Falkensee, DE), Gurtler; Sonke (Berlin, DE), Villarroel; Rogelio (Berlin, DE), Voss; Martin (Schoneiche, DE), Kassen; Reinhard (Berlin, DE), Ganghofner; Reinhard (Nurnberg, DE), Keller; Michael (Berlin, DE), Birke; Peter (Glienicke/Nordbahn, DE), Rudorff; Axel (Berlin, DE)
Title: Method and device for determining the ageing of a battery
Patent Number: 9,172,121

Inventors: Gupta; Virendrakumar (Mumbai, IN), Patil; Harshad Ramdas (Mumbai, IN), Naik; Dhananjay Ghelabhai (Mumbai, IN), Kaur; Sukhdeep (Mumbai, IN), Singh; Gurmeet (Mumbai, IN), Vyas; Priyanshu Bharatkumar (Mumbai, IN)
Title: Catalyst system for polymerization of olefins
Patent Number: 8,043,990

Inventors: Gurney; Austin L. (San Francisco, CA), Xie; Ming-Hong (Foster City, CA), Bond; Christopher John (San Mateo, CA)
Title: MET-binding agents and uses thereof
Patent Number: 9,168,300

Inventors: Gutzmann; Timothy A. (Eagan, MN), Anderson; Brian J. (Robbinsdale, MN), Reed; Pamela J. (St. Paul, MN), Cords; Bruce R. (Inver Grover Heights, MN), Grab; Lawrence A. (Woodbury, MN), Richardson; Edward H. (Columbia Heights, MN)
Title: Treatment of animal carcasses
Patent Number: 8,043,650

Inventors: Gyurik; Robert J. (Exeter, NH), Reppucci; Carl (North Andover, MA)
Title: Pharmaceutical compositions and methods for insulin treatment
Patent Number: 8,044,020

Inventors: Haber; Jerome (Weston, MA)
Title: Multi-layer surgical guide
Patent Number: 9,168,112

Inventors: Hackett; Richard Ray (Washburn, MO)
Title: Water filtering system and method
Patent Number: 9,169,137

Inventors: Hadley; Maxwell R. (Lyndhurst, GB), Hartog; Arthur H. (Southampton, GB), Chen; Yuehua (Reading, GB)
Title: Fibre-optic interferometric remote sensor
Patent Number: 7,292,345

Inventors: Haff; Maurice W. (Easton, MD), Clarke; Christopher D. (Annapolis, MD)
Title: Selective acceptance of electronic messages in communication systems
Patent Number: 8,046,825

Inventors: Hagel; Martin (Weingarten, DE)
Title: Transferring device
Patent Number: 7,290,430

Inventors: Hagelgans; David (Aschaffenburg, DE), Weimer; Alexander (Aschaffenburg, DE), Krieger; Alexander (Kleinwallstadt, DE), Weigand; Steffen (Aschaffenburg, DE)
Title: Device for snap-fastening an airbag unit in a subassembly of a motor vehicle, especially in a steering wheel
Patent Number: 8,042,830

Inventors: Haghighat; Mohammad R. (San Jose, CA), Kirkegaard; Knud J. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Concurrent insertion of elements into data structures
Patent Number: 9,171,103

Inventors: Hagino; Junichi (Kyoto, JP), Fukumoto; Kenichi (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Inverter
Patent Number: 8,044,604

Inventors: Hahn; Berthold (Hemau, DE), Harle; Volker (Laaber, DE)
Title: Method for fabricating a plurality of semiconductor chips
Patent Number: 7,291,509

Inventors: Hajjar; Roger J. (Cambridge, MA), Lompr; Anne-Marie (Egly, FR), Lipskaia; Larissa (Antony, FR), Del Monte; Federica (Boston, MA)
Title: Methods of treating restenosis
Patent Number: 7,291,604

Inventors: Hakey; Mark C. (Fairfax, VT), Luce; Stephen E. (Underhill, VT), Nakos; James S. (Essex Junction, VT)
Title: Resistor and design structure having resistor material length with sub-lithographic width
Patent Number: 8,044,764

Inventors: Hall; David R. (Provo, UT), Fox; Joe (Provo, UT)
Title: Actuated electric connection
Patent Number: 7,291,028

Inventors: Hall; Larry Kent (Easton, PA), Kimler; Joseph (Yardville, NJ), Bedard; Thomas (Ringwood, NJ)
Title: Alkanolamine-based carbon dioxide absorption solutions with reduced corrosivity
Patent Number: 9,168,487

Inventors: Hall; Tracy (Chandler, AZ), Stockstad; Troy (Chandler, AZ), Kim; Jin Wook (San Jose, CA)
Title: Systems and methods for self testing a voltage controlled oscillator
Patent Number: 8,044,726

Inventors: Halperin; Jose A. (Brookline, MA), Natarajan; Amarnath (Texas City, TX), Aktas; Huseyin (Newton, MA), Fan; Yun-Hua (San Antonio, TX), Chen; Han (College Station, TX)
Title: 3-3-di-substituted-oxindoles as inhibitors of translation initiation
Patent Number: 8,044,089

Inventors: Halsmer; John Peter (Bloomfield Hills, MI)
Title: Integrated fuel supply system for internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 7,290,531

Inventors: Haltermann; Frank (Heidenau, DE), Zach; Holger (Burgau, DE)
Title: Softtop vehicle roof with a sealing element
Patent Number: 7,290,824

Inventors: Haluzak; Charles C (Corvallis, OR), Sterner; John R (Albany, OR), Sand; Kirby (Corvallis, OR)
Title: Microelectronic device
Patent Number: 8,043,880

Inventors: Hamann; Hendrik F. (Yorktown Heights, NY), Klein; Levente L. (Tuckahoe, NY), Rodriguez; Sergio A. Bermudez (Hudson, NY), Schappert; Michael A. (Wappingers Falls, NY)
Title: Irrigation system and method
Patent Number: 9,167,757

Inventors: Hampapur; Arun (Norwalk, CT), He; Qing (East Amherst, NY), Liu; Xuan (Yorktown Heights, NY), Xing; Songhua (Staten Island, NY)
Title: Traffic impact prediction for multiple event planning
Patent Number: 9,171,462

Inventors: Han; Jae-uk (Osan-si, KR), Eom; Ju-il (Suwon-si, KR), Lee; Jung-kun (Suwon-si, KR), Jung; Ji-su (Chungcheongbuk-do, KR), Park; Da-hye (Suwon-si, KR), Kim; Bo-mi (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Apparatus and method for providing user interface
Patent Number: 9,170,709

Inventors: Han; Kyung Soo (Timonium, MD)
Title: One-stroke internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 9,169,772

Inventors: Han; Seung Heon (Seoul, KR), Noh; Jung Eun (Hanam-Si, KR), Kim; Jong Woon (Seoul, KR), Kim; Sang Jin (Suwon, KR), Kang; Yun Sung (Suwon, KR), Jeung; Won Kyu (Seoul, KR)
Title: Inertial sensor and method for measuring acceleration using the same
Patent Number: 9,170,270

Inventors: Hanada; Atsushi (Nishitokyo, JP)
Title: Cleaning unit and printer
Patent Number: 8,042,589

Inventors: Hanafusa; Seiji (Saitama, JP), Yamashita; Akihiro (Saitama, JP), Yamada; Takuya (Saitama, JP)
Title: Saddle-ride type four-wheel vehicle
Patent Number: 8,042,636

Inventors: Handa; Akio (Wako, JP), Yamaguchi; Atsuko (Wako, JP), Maki; Yuji (Wako, JP), Nishizaka; Takashi (Ikeda, JP), Suzuki; Shoji (Ikeda, JP), Amaki; Kiyoshi (Ikeda, JP), Nishimoto; Toshio (Kaga, JP)
Title: Vehicle wheel
Patent Number: 7,290,838

Inventors: Handa; Yoichiro (Tokyo, JP), Nishiuma; Satoru (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Detecting element, detecting device and detecting method
Patent Number: 8,045,141

Inventors: Handstein; Peter (Lucerne, CH)
Title: Puzzle and its manufacturing process
Patent Number: 9,168,453

Inventors: Hannah; Eric C. (Pebble Beach, CA), Tennenhouse; David (Hillsborough, OR)
Title: Locally asynchronous, block-level synchronous, configurable logic blocks with sub-threshold analog circuits
Patent Number: 7,292,069

Inventors: Hao; Benzhong (Beijing, CN)
Title: Multicomponent composition for photodegradable and biodegradable plastic articles and the use thereof
Patent Number: 7,291,664

Inventors: Hao; Shouzhu (Beijing, CN)
Title: Pharmaceutical compositions comprising docetaxel and methods for preparation thereof
Patent Number: 8,044,093

Inventors: Hara; Junichi (Cupertino, CA), Kitamura; Manabu (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Method of mirroring data between clustered NAS systems
Patent Number: 8,046,555

Inventors: Hara; Junichi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image projection device, light/dark-level processing method, and computer-readable storage medium
Patent Number: 9,171,522

Inventors: Harame; David L. (Essex Junction, VT), Luce; Stephen E. (Underhill, VT), Stamper; Anthony K. (Williston, VT)
Title: Integrated semiconductor devices with single crystalline beam, methods of manufacture and design structure
Patent Number: 9,172,025

Inventors: Hardebeck; Benjamin (Black Diamond, WA), Hardebeck; Tom (Black Diamond, WA)
Title: Animated decoy spreader
Patent Number: 9,167,807

Inventors: Harding; Thomas (San Francisco, CA), Kavanaugh; W. Michael (Orinda, CA)
Title: Method of treatment of cancers characterized by ligand-dependent activating mutations in FGFR2 with FGFR1 ECD proteins
Patent Number: 9,169,313

Inventors: Hardy; Stephen James (West Pymble, AU), Cai; DeQiang Eugene (Brighton-Le-Sands, AU)
Title: Light scattering property measurement method
Patent Number: 8,045,170

Inventors: Harker; Brian (Granger, IN)
Title: Socket wrench apparatus
Patent Number: 7,290,467

Inventors: Harris; Christopher H. (New Orleans, LA)
Title: Fluid-based electrical generator
Patent Number: 8,044,530

Inventors: Hashiba; Yutaka (Yokosuka, JP), Mikami; Makoto (Tokyo, JP), Hayashi; Takeshi (Yokohama, JP), Kazao; Yukihiko (Yokohama, JP), Saito; Ikuo (Yokohama, JP), Shiomi; Hidekazu (Chiba, JP), Taniyama; Yoshihiro (Tokyo, JP), Kabata; Yasuo (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Electric rotating machine with bearing seals
Patent Number: 7,291,947

Inventors: Hashimoto; Keita (Toyota, JP)
Title: Hybrid vehicle
Patent Number: 9,169,764

Inventors: Hashimoto; Kiyokazu (Minami-Ashigara, JP)
Title: Transparent thermoplastic film and a method of producing the same
Patent Number: 8,043,714

Inventors: Haskett; Thomas E. (Oakdale, MN), Sachs; Kim C. (White Bear Lake, MN), Moseng; Randy L. (Hugo, MN), Bergsten; Ronald E. (Minneapolis, MN)
Title: Method and apparatus for making an adhesive cleaning sheet
Patent Number: 7,291,359

Inventors: Hasman; Erez (Hadera, IL)
Title: Apparatus and method for excitation of a single mode in a waveguide
Patent Number: 8,045,830

Inventors: Hassan-Ali; Mudhafar (Rohner Park, CA), Mendelson; Jeff (Petaluma, CA), Rastello; Annie (Rohnert Park, CA), Chen; Li-Sheng (Petaluma, CA), Shilshtut; Radimir (Rohnert Park, CA), Soltani; Sina (Rohnert Park, CA), Moreno; Francisco (Petaluma, CA)
Title: Virtual group connection scheme for ATM architecture in an access node
Patent Number: 8,045,539

Inventors: Hassan; Abbas (Sugar Land, TX), Bagherzadeh; Ebrahim (Sugar Land, TX), Anthony; Rayford G. (College Station, TX), Borsinger; Gregory (Chatham, NJ), Hassan; Aziz (Sugar Land, TX)
Title: High shear process for the production of butadiene sulfone
Patent Number: 8,044,220

Inventors: Hathaway; William M. (Powell, OH)
Title: Automated hypothesis testing
Patent Number: 8,046,190

Inventors: Hauser; Peter (Kirkland, WA), Olivier; Henri-Nicolas (Happy Valley, HK)
Title: Bluetooth low energy watch with event indicators and activation
Patent Number: 9,173,052

Inventors: Hawkes; Jamie Anthony (Guiseley, GB), Lewis; David Malcolm (Otley, GB), Gauche; Celine (Hampshire, GB)
Title: Composition and method
Patent Number: 9,168,396

Inventors: Hayakawa; Masahiko (Atsugi, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device and method of fabricating the same
Patent Number: 8,043,905

Inventors: Hayakawa; Tatsuya (Toyota, JP)
Title: Occupant knee protection device for vehicle
Patent Number: 7,290,787

Inventors: Hayashi; Keisuke (Ebina, JP)
Title: Liquid discharging head and image forming apparatus including the liquid discharging head
Patent Number: 8,042,918

Inventors: Hayashi; Masashi (Okazaki, JP), Suzuki; Tomonori (Kariya, JP)
Title: Valve timing adjusting system
Patent Number: 9,169,746

Inventors: Hayashida; Shinsuke (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Radiation imaging apparatus and processing method therefor
Patent Number: 8,045,676

Inventors: He; Hua (Shanghai, CN)
Title: Electrical connector
Patent Number: 8,043,107

Inventors: Hearing; Vincent J. (Leesburg, VA), Choi; Wonseon (Chevy Chase, MD), Kolbe; Ludger (Dohren, DE), Wolber; Rainer (Hamburg, DE)
Title: Regulation of skin pigmentation by neuregulin-1 (NRG-1)
Patent Number: 9,168,297

Inventors: Hebert; Raymond T. (Los Gatos, CA), Blatt; Joel M. (Palo Alto, CA), Widunas; Joseph T. (Fremont, CA)
Title: Method and device for measuring reflected optical radiation
Patent Number: 8,045,169

Inventors: Hechtle; Jeff (Higley, AZ), Rouse; Thomas Patrick (San Jose', CA)
Title: Drill guide for cutting openings in stone countertops
Patent Number: 7,290,963

Inventors: Heenan; Adam John (Sheffield, GB)
Title: Sensing apparatus and method for vehicles
Patent Number: 8,044,998

Inventors: Hegazi; Ezzat M. (Windsor, CA)
Title: Apparatus and method for measuring concentrations of fuel mixtures using depth-resolved laser-induced fluorescence
Patent Number: 8,045,154

Inventors: Hegazy; Mohamed Ahmed (Madrid, ES), Lakshmikantha; Mookanahallipatna Ramasesha (Madrid, ES), Serra; Jose Maria Segura (Cardona, ES), Mello; Ulisses T. (Blauvelt, NY), Rodrigues; Eduardo Rocha (Rio de Janeiro, BR), Sesini; Paula Aida (Rio de Janeiro, BR)
Title: Method to couple fluid-flow and geomechanical models for integrated petroleum systems using known triggering events
Patent Number: 9,171,109

Inventors: Heidemann; Thomas (Viernheim, DE), Siebenhaar; Ursula (Limburgerhof, DE)
Title: Oligomerization of alkenes in a plurality of successive heterogeneous catalyst zones
Patent Number: 7,291,759

Inventors: Heidloff; Niklas (Salzkotten, DE), O'Brien; Michael R. (Westford, MA), Kumar; Shruti (Littleton, MA)
Title: Minimizing the time required to initiate and terminate an instant messaging session
Patent Number: 9,172,665

Inventors: Heil; Tobias (Mitterfels, DE), Ametsbichler; Andreas (Straubing, DE)
Title: Snow glide board
Patent Number: 7,290,784

Inventors: Heinz-Schwarzmaier; Thomas (Birmenstorf, CH), Olmes; Sven (Villigen, CH), Wifling; Ronald (Waldshut-Tiengen, DE)
Title: Gap seal in blades of a turbomachine
Patent Number: 8,043,050

Inventors: Heischkel; Yvonne (Mannheim, DE), Schneider; Joerg (Weinheim, DE), Schwalm; Reinhold (Wachenheim, DE), Scherr; Guenter (Ludwigshafen, DE)
Title: Radiation curable 1,3,5-triazine carbamates and 1,3,5-triazine ureas containing vinyl groups, methacryloyl groups, or acryloyl groups
Patent Number: 8,044,197

Inventors: Heitz; Rachel (West Jordan, UT), Howland; Stephen (Sandy, UT), Lamb; Dave (West Jordan, UT), Peterson; Jeffrey (Centerville, UT), Philpott; Caroline (New York, NY), Rose; John (Layton, UT), Scovel; Scott (Jersey City, NJ)
Title: Systems, methods, and devices for selling transaction accounts
Patent Number: 8,046,299

Inventors: Helgesen; Geir (Finstadjordet, NO), Knaapila; Matti (Drammen, NO), Buchanan; Mark (Oslo, NO)
Title: Method for forming an anisotropic conductive paper and a paper thus formed
Patent Number: 9,169,601

Inventors: Hellberg; Richard (Huddinge, SE), Fonden; Tony (Spanga, SE)
Title: Method for controlling a linear amplifier and power amplifier arrangement
Patent Number: 8,045,939

Inventors: Henderson; Joab D. (Pflugerville, TX), Nicholas; Richard (Round Rock, TX), Powell; Stephen J. (Austin, TX), Wright; Kenneth L. (Austin, TX)
Title: Method and apparatus for mitigating effects of memory scrub operations on idle time power savings modes
Patent Number: 9,170,639

Inventors: Heninger; Ivan M. (Selma, NC), Larson; Douglas A. (Raleigh, NC), Quirk; Aaron J. (Cary, NC), Sheard; Matthew J. (Morrisville, NC)
Title: Minimizing workload migrations during cloud maintenance operations
Patent Number: 9,170,850

Inventors: Henry; Thomas Brooks (Jay, FL)
Title: Boot doffing assistance device
Patent Number: 9,167,929

Inventors: Hente; Dirk (Wuerselen, DE), Jacobs; Joseph Hendrik Anna Maria (Eygelshoven, NL), Nicole; Celine Catherine Sarah (Eindhoven, NL), Kalkschmidt; Christian (Aachen, DE)
Title: Current determination apparatus
Patent Number: 9,173,268

Inventors: Heo; Youn Hyoung (Seoul, KR), Choi; Hyung-Nam (Hamburg, DE), Bienas; Maik (Braunschweig, DE), Phuyal; Umesh (Hillsboro, OR)
Title: Systems and methods for wireless signal measurement and reporting for device to-device communication
Patent Number: 9,173,124

Inventors: Herbeck; David G. (Rochester, MN), Petri; John E. (St. Charles, MN)
Title: Generating simulated containment reports of dynamically assembled components in a content management system
Patent Number: 9,170,998

Inventors: Herber; Ralph (Berlin, DE), Kurtz; Olaf (Berlin, DE), Etzkorn; Johannes (Berlin, DE), Madry; Christian (Berlin, DE), Schwiekendick; Carsten (Berlin, DE), Schafer; Gerd (Berlin, DE)
Title: Method for bonding work pieces made of stainless steel, nickel or nickel alloys, using a bonding layer consisting of nickel-phosphorous, method for producing a micro-structured component using such method; micro-structured component obtained by such method
Patent Number: 8,042,726

Inventors: Hermann; Johannes Cornelius (Jersey City, NJ), Kuglstatter; Andreas (Loerrach, DE), Lucas; Matthew C. (Lexington, MA), Padilla; Fernando (Verona, NJ), Wanner; Jutta (Montclair, NJ), Zhang; Xiaohu (Jiangsu, CN)
Title: Imidazopyridazine compounds
Patent Number: 9,169,259

Inventors: Herold; Rudolf Henri Max (Amsterdam, NL), Last; Thijme (Amsterdam, NL), Manshande; Bernardus Josephus Maria (Amsterdam, NL), Smit; Cornelis Jacobus (Amsterdam, NL)
Title: Process for removing carbonyl sulphide and hydrogen sulphide from a synthesis gas stream
Patent Number: 8,043,589

Inventors: Hestad; Hugh D. (Edina, MN), Hudgins; Robert Garryl (Monticello, MN), Maertens; John (Chanska, MN)
Title: Minimally invasive interbody device and method
Patent Number: 8,043,381

Inventors: Higashimura; Hideyuki (Tsukuba, JP), Yoshida; Yuji (Tokyo, JP), Fukushima; Daisuke (Tsukuba, JP)
Title: Polyarylene oxide and method of producing the same
Patent Number: 7,291,692

Inventors: Hikmet; Rifat A. M. (Eindhoven, NL)
Title: Illumination device for producing a polarized light beam
Patent Number: 8,042,960

Inventors: Hill; Timothy W. (Shrewsbury, GB), Brown; Simon Scott (Edgmond, GB)
Title: Separating foreign objects from a mass of coins
Patent Number: 7,290,645

Inventors: Hinz; Torsten (Augsburg, DE)
Title: Process and method for erase strategy in solid state disks
Patent Number: 8,046,530

Inventors: Hirakata; Yoshiharu (Atsugi, JP)
Title: Liquid crystal panel and equipment comprising said liquid crystal panel
Patent Number: 8,045,120

Inventors: Hirakata; Yoshiharu (Atsugi, JP), Nishi; Takeshi (Atsugi, JP), Yamazaki; Shunpei (Setagaya, JP)
Title: Liquid crystal display device having a gap retaining member made of resin formed directly over the driver circuit
Patent Number: 8,045,125

Inventors: Hirakawa; Satoshi (Fuchu, JP)
Title: Information processing apparatus and control method
Patent Number: 9,170,763

Inventors: Hirano; Hisanobu (Osaka, JP), Ohkubo; Yasushi (Osaka, JP), Sasaki; Kenjiro (Osaka, JP), Ishiyama; Hironobu (Osaka, JP)
Title: Stem cell for therapeutic use which is derived from human monocyte, and method for inducing same
Patent Number: 9,169,463

Inventors: Hirasawa; Koki (Tokyo, JP), Kimura; Hiroyuki (Kumamoto, JP)
Title: Lead frame, semiconductor device produced by using the same and method of producing the semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,291,905

Inventors: Hirashima; Masaya (Ome, JP), Sakaguchi; Takahiro (Ome, JP), Kozai; Tsuyoshi (Ome, JP)
Title: Card connector for receiving digital broadcasting and electronic apparatus
Patent Number: 9,172,185

Inventors: Hirayama; Tomoaki (Kobe, JP), Wada; Takao (Kobe, JP), Uchida; Mamoru (Kobe, JP)
Title: Rubber composition for tread and tire comprising thereof
Patent Number: 8,044,131

Inventors: Hirler; Franz (Isen, DE), Zundel; Markus (Egmating, DE)
Title: Electronic device with connecting structure
Patent Number: 8,044,460

Inventors: Hirobe; Kisei (Miyagi-ken, JP), Kawarada; Katsuyuki (Miyagi-ken, JP)
Title: Motion sensing program and electronic compass with motion sensing program
Patent Number: 8,046,189

Inventors: Hiroki; Masashi (Yokohama, JP), Kaiho; Satoshi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Method and apparatus for forming image
Patent Number: 8,042,931

Inventors: Hirota; Makoto (Tokyo, JP), Fukada; Toshiaki (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Speech processing apparatus and control method thereof
Patent Number: 8,046,231

Inventors: Hitz; John F. (Wilmington, IL)
Title: System and method for computer network scheduling and communication
Patent Number: 8,046,249

Inventors: Ho; Helen (Taichung, TW), Ho; Diana (Taichung, TW)
Title: Amphibious foldable treadmill
Patent Number: 7,291,096

Inventors: Ho; Lydia M. (Troy, NY)
Title: Method for creating stylish haircuts of various shapes and cutting hair in one push of a button
Patent Number: 9,168,661

Inventors: Ho; Stanley (Warren, NJ)
Title: Bedding assembly and comforter fastener
Patent Number: 7,290,301

Inventors: Hoerl; Roland (Boennigheim, DE), Graf; Heiko (Gerlingen, DE)
Title: Rotational transmitter
Patent Number: 8,044,822

Inventors: Hoernstein; Roland (Pfalzgrafenweiler, DE)
Title: Lifting ram for lifting platforms
Patent Number: 8,042,452

Inventors: Hoese; Geoffrey B. (Austin, TX), Russell; Jeffry T. (Cibolo, TX)
Title: Storage router and method for providing virtual local storage
Patent Number: 8,046,515

Inventors: Hoffman; Brent William (Mooresville, IN)
Title: System and method for projecting video onto a screen
Patent Number: 7,290,883

Inventors: Hoffman; Peter F. (Avon, OH)
Title: Enhanced portable battery powered electrical appliance
Patent Number: 8,044,634

Inventors: Hoheisel; Martin (Erlangen, DE)
Title: Method for monitoring an x-ray apparatus and x-ray apparatus
Patent Number: 7,290,930

Inventors: Hohl-AbiChedid; Angela (Beverly, MA), Galvez; Miguel (Danvers, MA), Tessnow; Thomas (Weare, NH), Coushaine; Charles M. (Rindge, NH), Colburn; Robert H. (Groveland, MA)
Title: S8 after-market LED system
Patent Number: 7,290,910

Inventors: Hoi; Yosuke (Saitama, JP)
Title: Valve train lubricating structure in internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 7,290,514

Inventors: Hollis; Timothy Mowry (Poway, CA)
Title: Methods and apparatus to reduce signaling power
Patent Number: 9,172,567

Inventors: Holman; Jeffrey T (Farmington, UT)
Title: Exercise roller with resistance bands
Patent Number: 9,168,411

Inventors: Holman; Robert (San Jose, CA), Sampsell; Matthew Brian (San Jose, CA)
Title: Efficient spatially modulated illumination system
Patent Number: 9,170,474

Inventors: Holmberg; Larry (Gully, MN)
Title: Video camera with mount
Patent Number: 8,045,038

Inventors: Holzer; Asher (Haifa, IL), Bar; Eli (Moshav Megadim, IL), Paz; Ofir (Rishon-LeZion, IL)
Title: In vivo filter assembly
Patent Number: 8,043,323

Inventors: Honda; Hiroto (Yokohama, JP), Ilda; Yoshinori (Tokyo, JP), Egawa; Yoshitaka (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Solid-state image sensing device
Patent Number: 8,045,033

Inventors: Hondl; Brooks (Dickinson, ND)
Title: Ice fishing alarm
Patent Number: 9,167,806

Inventors: Hongo; Takuya (Kawasaki, JP), Tomimatsu; Norihiro (Mitaka, JP), Suzuki; Takahiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Liquid container, fuel cell system and method for controlling fuel cell system
Patent Number: 8,042,928

Inventors: Hood, III; Frederick R. (Auburn, WA), Ogami; Kenneth Y. (Bothell, WA)
Title: Method and system using subgraph isomorphism to configure hardware resources
Patent Number: 8,046,206

Inventors: Hooven; Michael D. (Cincinnati, OH)
Title: Articulated clamping member
Patent Number: 7,291,161

Inventors: Hopp; David (Donaueschingen, DE)
Title: Device for measuring the relative position of two objects moving in relation to each other
Patent Number: 9,170,093

Inventors: Hopwood; Richard E. (Fort Worth, TX)
Title: Automated toothpick dispenser
Patent Number: 8,042,707

Inventors: Horikawa; Akira (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Game-piece launching toy
Patent Number: 9,168,451

Inventors: Horimai; Hideyoshi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Search method
Patent Number: 8,045,423

Inventors: Horiuchi; Michihiro (Hokkaido, JP)
Title: Semiconductor integrated circuit device including semiconductor integrated circuit board supplied with no high voltage
Patent Number: 8,046,599

Inventors: Hornbostel; Marc D (Menlo Park, CA), Krishnan; Gopala N (Menlo Park, CA), Sanjurjo; Angel (Menlo Park, CA)
Title: Falling microbead counter-flow process for separating gas mixtures
Patent Number: 9,168,484

Inventors: Horner; Kurtis Ray (Marysville, OH)
Title: Vehicle having actuator for door and methods for same
Patent Number: 9,168,884

Inventors: Hosokawa; Naohiro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Printing apparatus and print control method
Patent Number: 7,292,364

Inventors: Hosomi; Takeshi (Tokyo, JP), Yuasa; Maroshi (Tokyo, JP), Hamaya; Kazuya (Tokyo, JP), Baba; Takayuki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Prepreg, method for manufacturing prepreg, substrate, and semiconductor device
Patent Number: 8,044,505

Inventors: Hosoya; Kotaro (Hitachinaka, JP), Nakayama; Yoshihiko (Hitachinaka, JP), Nagaoki; Isao (Hitachinaka, JP)
Title: Electron microscopy
Patent Number: 8,044,352

Inventors: Hossainy; Syed F. A. (Fremont, CA)
Title: System for coating stents
Patent Number: 8,042,487

Inventors: Hossainy; Syed F. A. (Fremont, CA), Wan; Jinping (Sunnyvale, CA), Davalian; Dariush (San Jose, CA), Ludwig; Florian (Mountain View, CA), Murase; Katsuyuki (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Sustained release of apo A-I mimetic peptides and methods of treatment
Patent Number: 8,044,021

Inventors: Hosseini; Khalil (Weihmichl, DE), Mahler; Joachim (Regensburg, DE), Meyer-Berg; Georg (Munich, DE)
Title: Packaged semiconductor device having an embedded system
Patent Number: 9,171,787

Inventors: Hotto; Robert (Carlsbad, CA)
Title: System and method for radio signal reconstruction using signal processor
Patent Number: 8,045,942

Inventors: Hse; Chung-Yun (Alexandria, LA), Shupe; Todd Finley (Baton Rouge, LA), Yu; Bin (Baton Rouge, LA), Pan; Hui (Calhoun, LA)
Title: Process for rapid microwave-enhanced detoxification of CCA-treated wood
Patent Number: 8,043,399

Inventors: Hsia; Chih-Yu (Arcadia, CA), Hsia; Michael Jonathan (Arcadia, CA), Hsia; Patricia Shirley (Arcadia, CA)
Title: Water vapor collectors
Patent Number: 9,169,133

Inventors: Hsieh; Pan-Chung (Tou-Liu, TW)
Title: Drilling/tapping/unscrewing apparatus
Patent Number: 7,290,964

Inventors: Hsieh; Pei-Lin (Taipei, TW)
Title: Lamp device and securing unit thereof
Patent Number: 9,169,999

Inventors: Hsieh; Sheng-Ming (Taipei, TW)
Title: Power receptacle for portable electronic device
Patent Number: 8,043,123

Inventors: Hsieh; Yi-Chu (New Taipei, TW), Jen; Hui-Feng (New Taipei, TW), Liao; Che-Hsin (New Taipei, TW), Juang; Jia-Yi (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Lamp
Patent Number: 9,169,982

Inventors: Hsin; Kuo-Ting (Hsin-Chu Hsien, TW), Huang; Chao-Ming (Hsin-Chu, TW)
Title: Method and apparatus for adjusting focus offset based on target condition
Patent Number: 8,045,436

Inventors: Hsu; Chih-Chin (Taipei Hsien, TW), Chen; Chih-Yuan (Changhua County, TW)
Title: High frequency modulation of a light beam in optical recording
Patent Number: 8,045,438

Inventors: Hsu; Kuo-Tung (Tainan County, TW), Chang; Wei-Jen (Tainan County, TW)
Title: Methods for driving an OLED panel
Patent Number: 8,044,984

Inventors: Hsu; Wei-Hsun (Taipei, TW)
Title: Sheet pick-up device of automatic document feeder
Patent Number: 8,042,800

Inventors: Hu; Jyh-Ding (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Network communication system, device, and method for reducing a network addressing header
Patent Number: 9,172,775

Inventors: Huang; Cheng-Chi (Hsinchu County, TW), Huang; Chao-Ming (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Method of accessing information stored in predetermined data area on optical disc and information reproducing apparatus thereof
Patent Number: 8,045,434

Inventors: Huang; Chung-Ming (Tainan, TW), Chang; Tieh-Yen (Tainan, TW), Lin; Hung-Sui (Tainan, TW)
Title: Electrical-overstress protection circuit for an integrated circuit
Patent Number: 8,045,306

Inventors: Huang; Frank (Pleasanton, CA), Luo; Xiaohua (San Jose, CA), Lee; Robert (Fremont, CA), Jan; James (San Jose, CA), Cao; Zheng (Union City, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for transferring firmware between an operating system device in a host
Patent Number: 8,046,776

Inventors: Huang; Hong-Yi (Hsinchu, TW), Shen; Jian-Hong (Hsinchu, TW), Chu; Yuan-Hua (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: DLL-based programmable clock generator using a threshold-trigger delay element circuit and a circular edge combiner
Patent Number: 7,292,079

Inventors: Huang; Jianbin (Shenzhen, CN), Wang; Tianxiang (Shenzhen, CN), Qiu; Zhiyong (Shenzhen, CN), Zhao; Guixue (Shenzhen, CN), Zhang; Feng (Shenzhen, CN), Feng; Jun (Shenzhen, CN), Li; Dejun (Shenzhen, CN), Tu; Yongjun (Shenzhen, CN), Song; Xiaobin (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Method and apparatus for transmitting overhead information
Patent Number: 8,045,586

Inventors: Huang; Ling Shiou (Tainan County, TW), Niu; Sheng Chun (Tainan County, TW)
Title: System and method for edge direction detection for spatial deinterlace
Patent Number: 8,045,820

Inventors: Huang; Ru (Beijing, CN), Huang; Qianqian (Beijing, CN), Zhan; Zhan (Beijing, CN), Qiu; Yingxin (Beijing, CN), Wang; Yangyuan (Beijing, CN)
Title: Self-adaptive composite tunneling field effect transistor and method for fabricating the same
Patent Number: 9,171,944

Inventors: Huang; Shao-Chang (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: ESD protection circuit using a transistor chain
Patent Number: 7,291,888

Inventors: Huang; Yuheng (San Diego, CA), Dural; Ozgur (San Diego, CA), Soliman; Samir S. (San Diego, CA), Rajkotia; Amol (San Diego, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for packet detection in wireless communication system
Patent Number: 8,045,631

Inventors: Huber; Klaus (Bad Tolz, DE)
Title: Drug and/or food supplement containing NISYLEN, Cepa, Euphrasia, Belladonna and/or Mercurius solubilis
Patent Number: 8,043,634

Inventors: Hubschwerlen; Christian (Durmenach, FR), Rueedi; Georg (Allschwil, CH), Surivet; Jean-Philippe (Kembs, FR), Zumbrunn-Acklin; Cornelia (Basel, CH)
Title: 4-(1-amino-ethyl)-cyclohexylamine derivatives
Patent Number: 8,044,044

Inventors: Hudkins; Robert L. (Chester Springs, PA)
Title: Isomeric fused pyrrolocarbazoles and isoindolones
Patent Number: 7,291,732

Inventors: Hulin; Bernard (Essex, CT), Piotrowski; David W. (Groton, CT)
Title: Therapeutic compounds
Patent Number: 7,291,618

Inventors: Hum; Herbert H. (Portland, OR), Vash; James R. (Littleton, MA), Gouldey; Eric A. (Fort Collins, CO), Kumar; Ganesh (Fort Collins, CO), Bubien; David (Fort Collins, CO), Arora; Manoj K. (Bangalore, IN), Chang; Luke (Aloha, OR), Nama; Lavanya (Warangal, IN), Gupta; Mahak (Bangalore, IN)
Title: Directory cache supporting non-atomic input/output operations
Patent Number: 9,170,946

Inventors: Hung; Shih-Min (Taipei, TW)
Title: Shield assembly of low-flow sprinkler
Patent Number: 9,168,541

Inventors: Hung; Yi (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Optical fiber assembly with prism to detect light intensity of light beam entering optical fiber
Patent Number: 9,170,150

Inventors: Hunt; Mark A. (Derby, GB)
Title: Pixel based gobo record control format
Patent Number: 9,170,420

Inventors: Hurd; Alexander R. (Ann Arbor, MI), Taylor; Clarke B. (Ann Arbor, MI), Toogood; Peter L. (Ann Arbor, MI), Van Huis; Chad A. (Hartland, MI)
Title: Cycloalkyl guanidine F.sub.1F.sub.0-ATPase inhibitors and therapeutic uses thereof
Patent Number: 9,169,199

Inventors: Hutchinson; Jeffrey (London, GB), Rogers; Kevin (London, GB)
Title: Process for producing a doughnut, and doughnut produced thereby
Patent Number: 8,043,640

Inventors: Huyer; Stephen A. (Saunderstown, RI), Macumber; Daniel L. (Thornton, CO), Annaswamy; Anuradha (West Newton, MA), Beal; David N. (Providence, RI)
Title: Apparatus for control of stator wakes
Patent Number: 8,042,483

Inventors: Hwang; Joon (Cheongju-si, KR)
Title: Image sensor comprising a photodiode in a crystalline semiconductor layer and manufacturing method thereof
Patent Number: 8,044,478

Inventors: Hwang; Kwang Jo (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Choi; Hee Dong (Chungcheongnam-do, KR), Park; Jae Hee (Daegu, KR)
Title: Light emitting device capable of removing height difference between contact region and pixel region and method for fabricating the same
Patent Number: 8,044,426

Inventors: Hwang; Seok-Hwan (Suwon-si, KR), Kim; Young-Kook (Suwon-si, KR), Kwak; Yoon-Hyun (Suwon-si, KR), Yi; Jeoung-In (Suwon-si, KR), Cho; Se-Jin (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Silanylamine-based compound and organic light emitting diode
Patent Number: 8,043,726

Inventors: Ibar; Jean P. (Greenwich, CT)
Title: Transparent static dissipative coating compositions
Patent Number: 8,044,150

Inventors: Ibok; Effiong Etukudo (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Method of atmospheric discharge energy conversion, storage and distribution
Patent Number: 8,045,314

Inventors: Ibsen; Mark (Highlands Ranch, CO), Mohedas; Sergio (Westminster, CO), Hogsett; Frank (Arvada, CO), Bohn; Mark (Golden, CO), Wright; Harold A. (Longmont, CO)
Title: Commercial Fischer-Tropsch reactor
Patent Number: 9,168,501

Inventors: Ichimasa; Shoji (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image sensing apparatus and control method for relaxing red-eye effect in sensed image data
Patent Number: 8,045,037

Inventors: Iida; Katsumi (Chigasaki, JP), Kawata; Etsuya (Chigasaki, JP), Watanabe; Shoji (Chigasaki, JP), Kobayashi; Kana (Chigasaki, JP)
Title: Amino group-containing heterocyclic derivatives and sensitizing dyes for photoelectric conversion containing the heterocyclic derivatives
Patent Number: 8,044,219

Inventors: Iijima; Takashi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Display unit and electronic device
Patent Number: 8,045,090

Inventors: Iin; Keng-Chu (Chao-Chou Ping-Tung, TW), Chou; Chia Cheng (Keelung, TW), Yeh; Ming-Ling (Tainan, TW)
Title: Method of forming a low-k dielectric layer with improved damage resistance and chemical integrity
Patent Number: 8,043,959

Inventors: Ikarashi; Yasuhiro (Fukushima-ken, JP)
Title: Voltage controlled oscillator for frequency synthesizer
Patent Number: 7,292,108

Inventors: Ikeda; Toshimasa (Shizuoka, JP), Nakajima; Masami (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Lens for a vehicular lamp and manufacturing method for the same
Patent Number: 8,043,672

Inventors: Ikeda; Tsutomu (Obu, JP), Sakuma; Yoshihiro (Obu, JP), Nagasaka; Masaharu (Obu, JP), Yoshikawa; Koji (Obu, JP), Nakashima; Kazumasa (Obu, JP)
Title: Rotational angle sensor and method manufacturing same, and throttle control device with rotational angle sensor
Patent Number: 8,044,659

Inventors: Ikegami; Masayuki (Tokyo, JP), Sato; Koichi (Tokyo, JP), Nakazawa; Ikuo (Tokyo, JP), Suda; Sakae (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Composition containing polymer having ionic functional group, ink composition, and image-forming method and image-forming apparatus employing the ink composition
Patent Number: 7,291,668

Inventors: Imran; Mir A. (Los Altos Hills, CA)
Title: Optical capsule and spectroscopic method for treating and diagnosing the intestinal tract
Patent Number: 9,167,990

Inventors: Inaguma; Teruo (Miyagi, JP), Honda; Junichi (Miyagi, JP), Tamura; Takashi (Miyagi, JP), Takahashi; Kazuo (Miyagi, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing vibration gyro sensor element, vibration gyro sensor element, and method of adjusting vibration direction
Patent Number: 7,291,511

Inventors: Inoue; Akira (Chiyoda-ku, JP), Akiyama; Yuka (Chiyoda-ku, JP)
Title: Aqueous binder for inorganic fiber and thermal and/or acoustical insulation material using the same
Patent Number: 8,044,129

Inventors: Inoue; Masaru (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Shimizu; Keiichi (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Hashimoto; Sumio (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Otake; Hirokazu (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Nishiie; Mitsuhiko (Shizuoka-ken, JP), Hiramatsu; Takuro (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Kumagai; Masatoshi (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Lighting apparatus
Patent Number: 8,042,973

Inventors: Inoue; Ryoji (Kawasaki, JP), Matsumoto; Ryoichi (Meguro-ku, JP), Kawamura; Shogo (Numazu, JP), Ogura; Hideki (Kawasaki, JP), Oikawa; Satoshi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Ink tank, printing head and inkjet printing apparatus
Patent Number: 7,290,861

Inventors: Inoue; Ryota (Mishima, JP), Tanaka; Chiaki (Izunokuni, JP), Ishii; Masayuki (Numazu, JP), Moriya; Yoshihiro (Numazu, JP), Sakashita; Shingo (Numazu, JP)
Title: Carrier, method for producing the same, developer, and image forming method
Patent Number: 8,043,785

Inventors: Ionescu; Adrian F. (Cluj-Napoca, RO)
Title: Step sinusoidal voltage controlling method for hid, flourescent and incandescent light dimming applications
Patent Number: 7,291,986

Inventors: Irimia; Daniel (Charlestown, MA), Toner; Mehmet (Wellesley, MA)
Title: Device and method for contacting picoliter volumes of fluid
Patent Number: 8,043,846

Inventors: Isaka; Fumito (Zama, JP), Kato; Sho (Ebina, JP), Arita; Yu (Atsugi, JP), Shimomura; Akihisa (Atsugi, JP)
Title: Method for manufacturing semiconductor substrate and method for manufacturing semiconductor device
Patent Number: 8,043,935

Inventors: Ishigaki; Isao (Fukushima-ken, JP), Komura; Hideo (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Electromagnetic wave-absorption multilayer substrate
Patent Number: 8,043,727

Inventors: Ishii; Eiichi (Hyogo, JP), Sone; Takumi (Osaka, JP), Sato; Yukihiro (Hyogo, JP), Demizu; Kei (Osaka, JP), Kakutani; Hideo (Osaka, JP), Tanaka; Koichi (Osaka, JP), Tanaka; Shinichi (Osaka, JP), Tsuji; Noriyoshi (Osaka, JP)
Title: Method of surface treatment of titanium metal
Patent Number: 7,291,229

Inventors: Ishii; Minami (Yokohama, JP), Moon; Sung Uk (Yokosuka, JP), Nakamura; Takehiro (Yokosuka, JP), Umesh; Anil (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Radio communications system, radio network controller and base station
Patent Number: 8,045,590

Inventors: Ishikawa; Shohei (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Antenna apparatus
Patent Number: 9,172,146

Inventors: Ishitsuka; Tadashi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Library unit and magazine position detecting method in the library unit
Patent Number: 8,046,099

Inventors: Islam; Junaid (San Jose, CA)
Title: IPv6 to web architecture
Patent Number: 9,172,594

Inventors: Islam; Tariqul (Germantown, MD), Carlson; John (Dulles, VA)
Title: System and method for locating WiMAX or LTE subscriber stations
Patent Number: 9,173,058

Inventors: Isokawa; Hiromi (Fujisawa, JP)
Title: Method for device quarantine and quarantine network system
Patent Number: 8,046,836

Inventors: Isu; Yoshimi (Tokyo, JP), Sekiguchi; Shunichi (Tokyo, JP), Asai; Kohtaro (Tokyo, JP), Nishikawa; Hirofumi (Tokyo, JP), Kuroda; Shinichi (Tokyo, JP), Hasegawa; Yuri (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image decoding apparatus
Patent Number: 8,045,623

Inventors: Ito; Norihiro (Koshi, JP)
Title: Substrate processing apparatus
Patent Number: 8,042,560

Inventors: Itoh; Hiroyuki (Tottori-ken, JP), Hourai; Tadaaki (Tottori, JP)
Title: Laminate coil and brushless motor using same
Patent Number: 7,291,956

Inventors: Itokawa; Osamu (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Multiple image processing and synthesis using background image extraction
Patent Number: 7,292,264

Inventors: Ivan; Adrian (Niskayuna, NY), McDevitt; Daniel Bruno (Galway, NY), Clothier; Brent Allen (Niskayuna, NY)
Title: Spectroscopic fast neutron detection and discrimination using Li-Based semiconductors
Patent Number: 8,044,358

Inventors: Iversen; Christian Rye (Vestbjerg, DK)
Title: Switch architecture for TDMA and FDD multiplexing
Patent Number: 9,172,404

Inventors: Iwakami; Hiroshi (Saitama, JP), Nagakubo; Akira (Saitama, JP), Hosoya; Kyohei (Saitama, JP)
Title: Steering unit for small watercraft
Patent Number: 8,042,481

Inventors: Iwamoto; Toshiyuki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device and method of fabricating the same
Patent Number: 8,044,470

Inventors: Iwamura; Michiharu (Hyogo, JP), Tanaka; Toshiki (Hyogo, JP), Mizoro; Tsuguo (Hyogo, JP)
Title: Banknote handling apparatus and banknote handling method
Patent Number: 9,171,416

Inventors: Iwasaki; Mitsuru (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Thermally responsive valve for regulating engine coolant flow
Patent Number: 8,042,745

Inventors: Iwasaki; Tetsuya (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Lens barrel, camera and information device
Patent Number: 8,045,277

Inventors: Izumi; Takao (Yokohama, JP), Yoshida; Minoru (Machida, JP), Murata; Hiroshi (Yokohama, JP), Hatakeyama; Takashi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Developing device
Patent Number: 8,045,897

Inventors: Jackson; David H. (Dahlonega, GA)
Title: Pitch adjustment device for string instruments
Patent Number: 8,044,287

Inventors: Jackson; Richard (North Ferriby, GB), Nobbs; Kevin (Hessle, GB)
Title: Label application devices
Patent Number: 9,169,034

Inventors: Jackson; Warren (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Method and structure for facilitating etching
Patent Number: 7,291,564

Inventors: Jacobs; Laura M. (New York, NY)
Title: Containment vessel for teething and eating
Patent Number: 8,042,493

Inventors: Jamieson; Joseph P. (Denton, TX)
Title: Trailer towing system
Patent Number: 8,042,825

Inventors: Jang; Chang-soo (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Vehicle tire with RFID tag
Patent Number: 7,292,138

Inventors: Jang; Chang-Yong (Seoul, KR)
Title: Slide module and mobile terminal having the same
Patent Number: 8,046,036

Inventors: Jang; Chang-Yong (Seoul, KR)
Title: Slide module and mobile terminal having the same
Patent Number: 8,046,037

Inventors: Jang; Won Hyouk (Yongin-si, KR), Lee; Hyung Keun (Seoul, KR)
Title: Liquid tank using fuel cell system and liquid level detection device
Patent Number: 8,043,768

Inventors: Jang; Wookjin (Yongin, KR), Jung; Kun Soo (Hwaseong, KR)
Title: Powertrain of an automatic transmission
Patent Number: 8,043,191

Inventors: Janssen; Johannes H. M. (Velden, NL)
Title: Scanning method and device for obtaining color images
Patent Number: 9,172,847

Inventors: Janzen; Jeffery W. (Meridian, ID), Schaefer; Scott (Boise, ID), Farrell; Todd D. (Boise, ID)
Title: Memory devices having programmable elements with accurate operating parameters stored thereon
Patent Number: 8,045,415

Inventors: Jarczyk; Alexander (Freising, DE)
Title: Communication device and method for inputting and predicting text
Patent Number: 8,044,827

Inventors: Jayaraman; Balaji (Bangalore, IN), Murali; Kota V. R. M. (Bangalore, IN), Nowak; Edward J. (Essex Junction, VT), Sathaye; Ninad D. (Pune, IN), Sathiyanarayanan; Rajesh (Chennai, IN)
Title: Workfunction modulation-based sensor to measure pressure and temperature
Patent Number: 9,170,165

Inventors: Jenekhe; Samson A. (Seattle, WA), Earmme; Taeshik (Seattle, WA), Ahmed; Eilaf (Seattle, WA)
Title: Solution-processable electron-transport materials and related organic optoelectronic devices
Patent Number: 9,172,049

Inventors: Jeng; Ming-Shan (Taipei County, TW), Shih; Ming-Shiann (Taipei County, TW), Huang; Jau-Chyn (Hsinchu, TW), Lin; Yu-Li (Chiayi, TW), Chou; Ya-Wen (Tainan, TW), Huang; Ting-Wei (Hsinchu, TW), Chang; Yu-Ming (Kaohsiung County, TW)
Title: Method and apparatus for desorption and dehumidifier using the same
Patent Number: 8,043,414

Inventors: Jenkins; Jon A. (Wooster, OH), Feeney; Chris (Washington, IL), Lashbrook; Lonnie (Washington, IL), Petit; Kevin (Wooster, OH)
Title: Booster reel
Patent Number: 9,169,103

Inventors: Jeong; Kyung Han (Seoul, KR), Kim; Seong Jae (Seoul, KR), Kim; Dong Jeong (Seoul, KR)
Title: Dispenser and refrigerator including the same
Patent Number: 8,042,708

Inventors: Jess; Martin (Erie, CO), DeKoning; Rodney A. (Wichita, KS), McKean; Brian D. (Longmont, CO)
Title: Method and system for dynamic storage tiering using allocate-on-write snapshots
Patent Number: 9,170,756

Inventors: Jiang; Jeng-Kai (Taipei, TW), Wang; Shyh-Jen (Taipei, TW)
Title: Lifting apparatus for gasless laparoscopic surgery
Patent Number: 9,169,961

Inventors: Jiang; Weibin (Aurora, CO), McComish; Bruce E. (Mitchell, SD), Borum; Bryan C. (Commerce City, CO), Carryer; Benjamin H. (Dubuque, IA), Ibsen; Mark D. (Highlands Ranch, CO), Robertson; Mark K. (Denver, CO), Elrod; Eric R. (Arvada, CO), Weeks; Sim (Duluth, GA), Wright; Harold A. (Longmont, CO)
Title: Gasifier fluidization
Patent Number: 9,168,500

Inventors: Jobe; John Dewey (Missouri City, TX)
Title: Start switch for gravity-driven cars
Patent Number: 8,043,139

Inventors: Jofuku; K. Diane (Oak Park, CA), Okamuro; Jack K. (Oak Park, CA)
Title: Methods for improving seeds
Patent Number: 7,291,766

Inventors: Johannesson; Hanna (Lund, SE), Khayrallah; Ali S. (Cary, NC), Bottomley; Gregory E. (Cary, NC)
Title: Decoding method and apparatus
Patent Number: 8,046,657

Inventors: Johno; Hiroshi (Kanagawa, JP), Serizawa; Keiichi (Kanagawa, JP), Yoshida; Daisuke (Kanagawa, JP), Watanabe; Kazunori (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Optical scanning apparatus, method for performing the same and image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 9,170,523

Inventors: Johns; Terrance Grant (Box Hill North Victoria, AU), Gherardi; Ermanno (Pavia, IT), Scott; Andrew Mark (Kew East Victoria, AU)
Title: Antibodies directed to the receptor tyrosine kinase c-Met
Patent Number: 9,169,329

Inventors: Johnson, Jr.; Loyal M. (Tucson, AZ), Jha; Sunil Chandra (Oro Valley, AZ), Thompson; Patrick Ansel (Tucson, AZ)
Title: Densified molybdenum metal powder
Patent Number: 8,043,405

Inventors: Johnson, Jr.; Loyal M. (Tucson, AZ), Jha; Sunil Chandra (Oro Valley, AZ), Thompson; Patrick Ansel (Tucson, AZ)
Title: Molybdenum metal powder
Patent Number: 8,043,406

Inventors: Johnson; Nancy L. (Northville, MI), Heim; Gunther (Lampertheim, DE), Browne; Alan L. (Grosse Pointe, MI), Hulbert; Jurgen (Eltville, DE)
Title: Steering wheel release/stroking using active material actuation
Patent Number: 8,042,833

Inventors: Johnson; William G. (Short Hills, NJ), Stenroos; Edward Scott (Harrison, NJ)
Title: Methods for determining susceptibility to developmental disorders due to a combination of genetic and environmental factors
Patent Number: 8,046,198

Inventors: Jones; Mark (Swansea, GB), Spencer; Ben (London, GB)
Title: Rendering caustics in computer graphics with photon mapping by relaxation
Patent Number: 9,171,398

Inventors: Jones; Paul Alexander (Amersham, GB)
Title: In vivo imaging method of mood disorders
Patent Number: 9,168,317

Inventors: Joo; Jung-Hoon (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Method and apparatus for reducing the number of times of measurements for cell reselection in mobile communication terminal
Patent Number: 8,045,989

Inventors: Joy; Gregory T. (Lafayette, CA), Congdon; Jon M. (Sammamish, WA)
Title: Portable tripod and universal mounting assembly for an object
Patent Number: 7,290,740

Inventors: Jun; Byung-jo (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Method for improving image quality, and image signal processing apparatus and AV device using the same
Patent Number: 8,045,817

Inventors: Jung; He Won (Ansan-si, KR), Kim; Gi Hong (Ansan-si, KR)
Title: Motion recognition method
Patent Number: 9,170,653

Inventors: Jung; Inuk (Gyeonggi-Do, KR), Kim; Yongho (Gyeonggi-Do, KR), Ryu; Kiseon (Gyeonggi-Do, KR)
Title: Method and apparatus for performing handover in consideration of authentication procedure
Patent Number: 9,173,094

Inventors: Kaczman; Daniel L. (Gurnee, IL), Alam; Mohammed S. (Grayslake, IL), Cashen; David L. (Wauconda, IL), Han; Lu M. (Chicago, IL), Rachedine; Mohammed (Lincolnshire, IL), Shah; Manish N. (Vernon Hills, IL)
Title: High performance CMOS radio frequency receiver
Patent Number: 8,045,943

Inventors: Kadota; Eiji (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Processing apparatus, terminal apparatus, and control methods therefor
Patent Number: 9,172,826

Inventors: Kahn; Seth (San Francisco, CA), Schultz; Aaron M. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Start mode in switching regulation
Patent Number: 8,044,648

Inventors: Kaiser; Werner A. (Jena, DE)
Title: Method and device for evaluation of an image and/or of a time sequence of images of tissue or tissue samples
Patent Number: 8,045,779

Inventors: Kaji; Toru (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Method for pretreatment of electrophoresis, substrate for analysis, and pretreatment apparatus for electrophoresis
Patent Number: 8,043,492

Inventors: Kakoschke; Ronald (Munchen, DE), Shum; Danny (Poughkeepsie, NY), Tempel; Georg (Dresden, DE)
Title: Bit line structure and method of fabrication
Patent Number: 7,291,881

Inventors: Kalayci; Metin (Ontario, CA)
Title: Error injection into the leaf functions of call graphs
Patent Number: 9,170,900

Inventors: Kalle; Martina (Lund, SE), Kasetty; Gopinath (Lund, SE), Malmsten; Nils Martin (Taby, SE), Papareddy; Praveen (Lund, SE), Schmidtchen; Artur (Lund, SE), Walse; Bjorn Ulrik (Lund, SE)
Title: Heparin cofactor II fragments with anti-inflammatory and anti-coagulant activity
Patent Number: 9,169,315

Inventors: Kaluski; Edo (Florham Park, NJ)
Title: Bifurcated balloon & stent delivery system
Patent Number: 8,043,320

Inventors: Kalyanaraman; Shivkumar (Bangalore, IN), Mann; Vijay (Gurgaon, IN)
Title: Providing automated quality-of-service (`QoS`) for virtual machine migration across a shared data center network
Patent Number: 9,172,587

Inventors: Kalyanaraman; Shivkumar (Bangalore, IN), Mann; Vijay (Gurgaon, IN)
Title: Providing automated quality-of-service (`QoS`) for virtual machine migration across a shared data center network
Patent Number: 9,172,588

Inventors: Kamatani; Satoshi (Yokohama, JP), Sakamoto; Akiko (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Machine translation apparatus, method and computer readable medium
Patent Number: 9,170,994

Inventors: Kami; Hidetoshi (Numazu, JP), Suzuki; Tetsuro (Fuji, JP), Tamura; Hiroshi (Susono, JP), Fujiwara; Yukio (Numazu, JP), Ikuno; Hiroshi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Electrophotographic photoconductor, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 8,043,777

Inventors: Kamikoriyama; Yoichi (Ageo, JP), Ogata; Sumikazu (Ageo, JP), Anai; Kei (Ageo, JP), Sawamoto; Hiroki (Ageo, JP), Horiuchi; Mikimasa (Ageo, JP), Mukuno; Takashi (Shimonoseki, JP), Yoshimaru; Katsuhiko (Shimonoseki, JP)
Title: Conductive ink
Patent Number: 8,043,535

Inventors: Kamiya; Jun (Aichi, JP)
Title: Lever connector
Patent Number: 9,172,184

Inventors: Kanari; Kenji (Numazu, JP), Hashiguchi; Shinji (Mishima, JP), Sako; Masato (Suntou-gun, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus capable of reducing a toner consumption amount by performing toner supply control
Patent Number: 9,170,555

Inventors: Kanatsu; Tomotoshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus and method
Patent Number: 8,045,801

Inventors: Kanbe; Makoto (Sakurai, JP), Tsuda; Kazuhiko (Ikoma-gun, JP), Nakamura; Kozo (Tenri, JP), Taguchi; Tokio (Tenri, JP), Ueki; Shun (Nara, JP), Kishimoto; Satoru (Tenri, JP)
Title: Display and device including same
Patent Number: 7,292,296

Inventors: Kanda; Ryo (Gunma, JP), Kikuchi; Shuichi (Gunma, JP), Otake; Seiji (Saitama, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,291,883

Inventors: Kanda; Tetsuo (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Communication system, communication apparatus, and communication method to minimize interference by transmission power control
Patent Number: 8,046,021

Inventors: Kane; Terence L. (Wappingers Falls, NY), Stanton; Matthew F. (Salt Point, NY), Tenney; Michael P. (Poughkeepsie, NY)
Title: High frequency capacitance-voltage nanoprobing characterization
Patent Number: 9,170,273

Inventors: Kaneko; Tsuyoshi (Shimosuwa-machi, JP), Hiramatsu; Tetsuo (Chino, JP)
Title: Electrode forming method
Patent Number: 7,291,278

Inventors: Kang; Sang-hwan (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Ryu; Keun-Ho (Seoul, KR), Shin; DongChul (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Lee; Bong-yong (Seoul, KR)
Title: Composition for eyelash growth
Patent Number: 9,168,212

Inventors: Kang; Shinill (Seoul, KR)
Title: Molding system having a micro heating element for molding a micro pattern structure
Patent Number: 7,291,004

Inventors: Kang; Sing Bing (Redmond, WA), Zitnick, III; Charles (Seattle, WA), Uyttendaele; Matthew (Seattle, WA), Winder; Simon (Seattle, WA), Szeliski; Richard (Redmond, WA)
Title: Interactive viewpoint video system and process
Patent Number: 7,292,257

Inventors: Kang; Yu Chan (Seoul, KR)
Title: Mobile communication terminal and method for controlling broadcast program
Patent Number: 8,046,031

Inventors: Kania; Bruce G. (Bozeman, MT)
Title: Gel and cushioning devices
Patent Number: 7,291,182

Inventors: Kanie; Naohito (Aichi-ken, JP), Nagase; Toshiaki (Aichi-ken, JP), Kobayashi; Hiroyuki (Aichi-ken, JP), Fukatsu; Toshinari (Kariya, JP)
Title: Power converter
Patent Number: 8,045,352

Inventors: Kannan K; Ramesh (Bangalore, IN)
Title: Systems and methods for call forwarding to a device based on a priority level and geographic proximity
Patent Number: 9,172,813

Inventors: Kano; Jun (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Radio communication system with data structure change
Patent Number: 8,045,589

Inventors: Kantani; Tomoyuki (Kanagawa, JP), Akagawa; Yoshii (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Semiconductor memory device
Patent Number: 9,170,935

Inventors: Karr; Ronald S. (Palo Alto, CA), Kong; Chio Fai Aglaia (San Jose, CA), Sharma; Gopal (San Jose, CA), Baird; Robert (San Jose, CA), Rao; Santosh (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: System and method for providing availability using volume server sets in a storage environment employing distributed block virtualization
Patent Number: 8,046,446

Inventors: Karthaus; Udo (Ulm, DE)
Title: Mixer circuit, receiving circuit, transmitting circuit, and method for operating a mixer circuit
Patent Number: 8,045,950

Inventors: Kasuya; Tadashi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Metal laminate gasket
Patent Number: 7,290,770

Inventors: Katada; Masahito (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Pressure adjustment apparatus and image forming apparatus, and pressure adjustment method and liquid remaining amount determination method
Patent Number: 8,042,902

Inventors: Kataoka; Keiji (Okazaki, JP)
Title: Washing device and its work conveying method
Patent Number: 7,290,551

Inventors: Kato; Kiyoshi (Atsugi, JP), Arai; Yasuyuki (Atsugi, JP), Yamazaki; Shunpei (Setagaya, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device and driving method of the same
Patent Number: 8,045,369

Inventors: Kato; Masahiro (Utsunomiya, JP), Tanaka; Akinori (Osaka, JP), Sasagawa; Masahiro (Osaka, JP), Adachi; Hiromitsu (Osaka, JP)
Title: Durable automotive windshield coating and the use thereof
Patent Number: 8,043,421

Inventors: Kato; Toyoshi (Toyohashi, JP), Kawasaki; Yoshiharu (Tokyo, JP), Murai; Seidou (Hiratsuka, JP)
Title: Blind rivet setting tool
Patent Number: 7,290,317

Inventors: Katoh; Kiyotada (Shizuoka, JP), Shitara; Yasutada (Shizuoka, JP), Masuda; Minoru (Shizuoka, JP), Norikane; Yoshihiro (Kanagawa, JP), Kenjoh; Kenta (Shizuoka, JP), Takahashi; Satoshi (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Particulate material production method and apparatus, toner production method and apparatus, and toner
Patent Number: 9,170,508

Inventors: Katou; Yoshiaki (Kanagawa, JP), Kono; Yoshihiro (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Control of belt-type continuously variable transmission
Patent Number: 7,291,078

Inventors: Katpelly; Ravi Reddy (Cary, NC), Kandekar; Kunal (Jersey City, NJ)
Title: System and method for assisting a callee and a caller in establishing telephonic communications
Patent Number: 9,172,812

Inventors: Katsurao; Takumi (Fukushima-ken, JP), Horie; Katsuo (Fukushima-ken, JP), Ichikawa; Yukio (Fukushima-ken, JP), Nagai; Aisaku (Fukushima-ken, JP)
Title: Process for producing polymer electrolyte
Patent Number: 8,043,386

Inventors: Katznelson; Ron D. (San Diego, CA)
Title: Multichannel quadrature modulation
Patent Number: 7,292,286

Inventors: Kawachi; Genshiro (Chiba, JP)
Title: Display device
Patent Number: 8,044,403

Inventors: Kawada; Yoshitaka (Tokyo, JP), Ito; Hiroshi (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Method and apparatus for repairing a liquid crystal panel
Patent Number: 8,045,132

Inventors: Kawaguchi; Yasunori (Shizuoka, JP), Tanaka; Kenichi (Shizuoka, JP), Oike; Toshio (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Liquid level detection apparatus
Patent Number: 8,044,698

Inventors: Kawai; Kunihiro (Yokohama, JP), Koizumi; Daisuke (Zushi, JP), Okazaki; Hiroshi (Yokosuka, JP), Narahashi; Shoichi (Yokohama, JP), Yamao; Yasushi (Yokosuka, JP)
Title: Variable resonator and variable phase shifter
Patent Number: 7,292,124

Inventors: Kawai; Yoshinori (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Method of creating color conversion table and image processing apparatus
Patent Number: 8,045,220

Inventors: Kawakami; Ryusuke (Kanagawa, JP), Masaki; Miyuki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Making method of sample for evaluation of laser irradiation position and making apparatus thereof and evaluation method of stability of laser irradiation position and evaluation apparatus thereof
Patent Number: 8,045,184

Inventors: Kawakami; Shojiro (Miyagi, JP), Ogata; Tetsuya (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Optical module and imaging device
Patent Number: 8,045,043

Inventors: Kawamura; Hiroshi (Iwata, JP), Yamamoto; Kazunari (Iwata, JP)
Title: Wheel bearing apparatus incorporated with a wheel speed detecting apparatus
Patent Number: 8,043,010

Inventors: Kawamura; Naohisa (Kasukabe, JP), Sugaya; Chie (Kasukabe, JP)
Title: Transdermally absorbable preparation
Patent Number: 9,168,232

Inventors: Kawamura; Shunji (Yokohama, JP), Homma; Hisao (Odawara, JP)
Title: Storage controller, control method of the same, and information processing system
Patent Number: 8,046,549

Inventors: Kawana; Masanao (Saitama-ken, JP)
Title: Zoom lens having four lens groups and imaging device using same
Patent Number: 9,170,408

Inventors: Kawasaki; Kenichi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device
Patent Number: 8,046,609

Inventors: Kawashima; Yoshitsugu (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Method for manufacturing semiconductor chip and semiconductor device
Patent Number: 8,043,940

Inventors: Kawauchi; Hidetoshi (Kanagawa, JP), Yuba; Tadaaki (Tokyo, JP), Ikeda; Tamotsu (Tokyo, JP), Naniwada; Koji (Tokyo, JP), Shimizu; Kazuhiro (Kanagawa, JP), Michael; Lachlan Bruce (Saitama, JP)
Title: Reception apparatus, reception method and program
Patent Number: 8,045,658

Inventors: Kawauchi; Hidetoshi (Kanagawa, JP), Yuba; Tadaaki (Tokyo, JP), Miyauchi; Toshiyuki (Kanagawa, JP), Yokokawa; Takashi (Kanagawa, JP), Okamoto; Takuya (Chiba, JP), Ikeda; Tamotsu (Tokyo, JP), Naniwada; Koji (Tokyo, JP), Shimizu; Kazuhiro (Kanagawa, JP), Michael; Lachlan Bruce (Saitama, JP)
Title: Reception apparatus, reception method and program
Patent Number: 8,045,945

Inventors: Kawell, Jr.; Leonard M. (Concord, MA), Diaz; Thomas R. (Lexington, MA), Heinen; Mary Ellen (Concord, MA), Heinen, Jr.; Roger J. (Islesboro, ME)
Title: Distributing access to a data item
Patent Number: 8,046,840

Inventors: Keene; Richard M. (Park City, UT), Garland; Stephen Kent (Salt Lake City, UT), Crouch; Milne T. (West Jordan, UT), Maxwell; Daniel Travis (Salt Lake City, UT), Maxwell; Daniel C. (West Valley City, UT)
Title: Variable step tracking
Patent Number: 9,170,124

Inventors: Kellam, III; Belo (Canto, OH)
Title: Drill-site proppant vacuum system
Patent Number: 9,169,706

Inventors: Keller; Gottfried (Allmendingen, DE)
Title: Mold for the production of molded parts on a jolting table
Patent Number: 7,290,752

Inventors: Kelly; David W. (Eagan, MN)
Title: Differential high voltage level shifter
Patent Number: 8,044,699

Inventors: Kermelk; Werner (Much, DE), Afeltra; Umberto (Gussago, IT), Friese; Udo (Ahlen, DE), Reh; Peter (Windeck, DE)
Title: Vehicle wheel and method for manufacturing it
Patent Number: 8,042,879

Inventors: Kerschbaumer; Eric (Dreieich, DE)
Title: Variable metering system for heterogeneous, sensitive and non-pumpable foodstuffs having a low liquid portion
Patent Number: 9,169,082

Inventors: Keshavmurthy; Shyam P. (Ann Arbor, MI), Lin; Chengchih (Ann Arbor, MI), Wegryn; David T. (Ann Arbor, MI)
Title: Hybrid system
Patent Number: 9,170,097

Inventors: Kesling; Dawson (Davis, CA), Norman; Adam (Forest Grove, OR), Alcocer Ochoa; Alberto (Zapopan, MX), Alban; Eduardo (Hillsboro, OR)
Title: Determining the spectral energy content of a data bus
Patent Number: 9,172,428

Inventors: Keum; Chang-Sup (Daejeon-si, KR), Bae; Hyun-Joo (Daejeon-si, KR), Lee; Byung-Sun (Daejeon-si, KR)
Title: Apparatus and method for testing conformance of service choreography
Patent Number: 9,170,923

Inventors: Kholostov; Mikhail (St. Petersburg, RU), Fedotov; Alexander (St. Petersburg, RU), Mikhaylov; Nikolay (St. Petersburg, RU), Jalali; Bijan (Irvine, CA)
Title: Method for suppressing multipath errors in a satellite navigation receiver
Patent Number: 8,044,851

Inventors: Kidney; Jacob R. (Wadsworth, OH), Turner; John L. (Tucson, AZ), Xie; Ke-Jun (Copley, OH)
Title: Method of analyzing stopping distance performance efficiency
Patent Number: 9,168,906

Inventors: Kielinen; Jeff (Lake Orion, MI)
Title: Airbag chute assembly
Patent Number: 7,290,790

Inventors: Kikuchi; Hiroaki (Okegawa, JP), Takahashi; Shoichi (Okegawa, JP), Tamaru; Kiyoshi (Okegawa, JP)
Title: Manufacturing method for frame body and frame body
Patent Number: 7,290,337

Inventors: Kim; Anthony (Tracy, CA), Stanley; Howard William (San Jose, CA)
Title: Power sharing between portable computer system and peripheral devices
Patent Number: 8,046,604

Inventors: Kim; Byoung Whi (Daejeon, KR), Park; Mahn Yong (Gwangju, KR), Lee; Woo-Ram (Daejeon, KR), Kim; Tae Yeon (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Reflective semiconductor optical amplifier (RSOA), RSOA module having the same, and passive optical network using the same
Patent Number: 8,045,261

Inventors: Kim; Chang Nam (Seoul, KR), Yoon; Jong Geon (Kyonggi-do, KR)
Title: Organic electroluminescence display panel and method for sealing the same
Patent Number: 7,291,977

Inventors: Kim; Chang Sik (Gyeongsangbuk-do, KR), Lim; Dae Weon (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Door hinge for heavy equipment
Patent Number: 9,169,680

Inventors: Kim; Hae-Kyoung (Seoul, KR), Oh; Jung-Min (Yongin-si, KR), Lee; Jae-Yong (Seongnam-si, KR), Chang; Hyuk (Seongnam-si, KR)
Title: Fuel cell system comprising vapor-phase fuel supplying system
Patent Number: 8,043,765

Inventors: Kim; Ho Sup (Gimhae-si, KR), Oh; Sang Soo (Changwon-si, KR), Kim; Tae Hyung (Daegu, KR), Ha; Dong Woo (Changwon-si, KR), Song; Kyu Jung (Changwon-si, KR), Ha; Hong Soo (Changwon-si, KR), Ko; Rock Kil (Gimhae-si, KR), Lee; Nam Jin (Sacheon-si, KR)
Title: Gradient thin film
Patent Number: 8,043,716

Inventors: Kim; Hong Nam (Changwon-si, KR)
Title: Multiple cast-in insert apparatus for concrete
Patent Number: 9,169,662

Inventors: Kim; Hyeong Ho (Incheon, KR)
Title: Travel control device for excavators
Patent Number: 7,290,390

Inventors: Kim; Jeong-Ho (Singapore, SG)
Title: Method to form a contact hole
Patent Number: 7,291,550

Inventors: Kim; Jinwook (Seongnam Si, KR), Kim; Young Hwan (Pohang Si, KR), Kim; Wook (Pohang Si, KR)
Title: Method of incremental statistical static timing analysis based on timing yield
Patent Number: 8,046,725

Inventors: Kim; Johnny Un Hyong (Los Angeles, CA)
Title: Sliding T-shirts printing pallet
Patent Number: 8,042,462

Inventors: Kim; Ju-Yong (Suwon-si, KR), Han; Ji-Seong (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Fuel cell heat recovering reformer and system
Patent Number: 8,043,389

Inventors: Kim; Jung-Taek (Seoul, KR), Park; Cheol-Woo (Suwon-si, KR), Baek; Yun-Ki (Suwon-si, KR), Shin; Kyoung-Ju (Hwaseong-si, KR), Jeong; Hee-Soon (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Luminance adjustment part, display apparatus having the luminance adjustment part, and method for adjusting luminance
Patent Number: 9,171,513

Inventors: Kim; Kyu-Young (Suwon-si, KR), Lee; Youn-Gu (Suwon-si, KR), Lee; Dae-Young (Suwon-si, KR), Jung; Nam-Ok (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Method of manufacturing an offset printing substrate and method of manufacturing a display substrate using the same
Patent Number: 9,171,872

Inventors: Kim; Ryan Ryoung Han (Albany, NY), Cantone; Jason (Mechanicville, NY)
Title: Methods for fabricating integrated circuits using self-aligned quadruple patterning
Patent Number: 9,171,764

Inventors: Kim; Sang Ho (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Lee; Sang Jin (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Seo; Ok Seok (Daejeon, KR), Kim; Yong Chang (Daejeon, KR), Moon; Chun Ho (Seoul, KR)
Title: System and method for relaxing laying hen
Patent Number: 7,290,501

Inventors: Kim; Soon-Ok (Mapo-gu, KR), Park; Chan-Woo (Jongno-gu, KR), Choi; Kyu-Ok (Yongsan-gu, KR), Choi; Do-Hwan (Gangnam-gu, KR), An; Jong-Hyun (Songpa-gu, KR)
Title: Apparatus and method for providing wallpaper
Patent Number: 8,044,975

Inventors: Kim; Sun-Kwon (Suwon-si, KR), Lee; Byeong-Hoon (Mapo-gu, KR), Kim; Ki-Hong (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Integrated circuit card with condition detector
Patent Number: 8,046,634

Inventors: Kim; Tae-sung (Seoul, KR)
Title: Digital rights management method and system for content copyright protection
Patent Number: 8,046,302

Inventors: Kim; Won-Ik (Daejeon, KR), Kim; Eunkyung (Daejeon, KR), Kim; Sung Kyung (Daejeon, KR), Chang; Sung Cheol (Daejeon, KR), Yun; Mi Young (Daejeon, KR), Kim; Seokki (Osan-si, KR), Lee; Hyun (Daejeon, KR), Yoon; Chul Sik (Seoul, KR), Lim; Kwang Jae (Daejeon, KR), Shin; Seokjoo (Gwangju, KR)
Title: Communication method of relay, terminal, and communication method of the terminal
Patent Number: 9,173,237

Inventors: Kim; Yang-soo (Seoul, KR)
Title: Digital broadcast receiver and upgrading method thereof
Patent Number: 8,046,816

Inventors: Kim; Young Soo (Seoul, KR), Yi; Byung-Ju (Busjepm-si, KR), Park; Jong-Il (Seoul, KR), Kim; Sung-min (Seoul, KR), Oh; Se-Min (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Bi-planar fluoroscopy guided robot system for minimally invasive surgery and the control method thereof
Patent Number: 8,046,054

Inventors: Kimball; Jake (Oakland, CA), Ripley; Brandon (San Francisco, CA), Sun; Gang (Cupertino, CA), Toppani; Dominique (Oakland, CA), Maung; Myo Thu (Brisbane, CA)
Title: Method for thermal cycling of microfluidic samples
Patent Number: 9,168,531

Inventors: Kimura; Hitotoshi (Nagano-ken, JP), Nozawa; Izumi (Nagano-ken, JP), Ishizawa; Taku (Nagano-ken, JP)
Title: Valve device provided in a passage forming member
Patent Number: 8,042,921

Inventors: Kimura; Kaori (Tokyo, JP), Kamata; Yoshiyuki (Tokyo, JP), Shirotori; Satoshi (Yokohama, JP), Sakurai; Masatoshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing magnetic recording medium and magnetic recording medium
Patent Number: 8,043,516

Inventors: Kimura; Norio (Kanagawa, JP), Ishii; Yu (Kanagawa, JP), Hiyama; Hirokuni (Tokyo, JP), Okumura; Katsuya (Tokyo, JP), Yano; Hiroyuki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Apparatus for polishing a substrate
Patent Number: 7,291,057

Inventors: Kimura; Shingo (Hachioji, JP), Nishida; Toshio (Hino, JP), Watakabe; Takeshi (Ome, JP), Kawauchi; Yoshihiro (Hino, JP)
Title: Communication system, datacenter apparatus, and control method used in datacenter apparatus
Patent Number: 9,172,581

Inventors: Kimura; Tominori (Machida, JP)
Title: Noise-cancelling headphone
Patent Number: 8,045,726

Inventors: Kindler; Beat (Hasle-Ruegsau, CH), Peter; Daniel (Niederwangen, CH), Haueter; Ueli (Grosshochstetten, CH), Aeschlimann; Reto (Aefligen, CH)
Title: Device for the metered administration of a fluid drug
Patent Number: 7,291,133

Inventors: King; Brian Douglas (Carnation, WA), Finger; James C. (Kirkland, WA), Chavda; Praful Prataprai (Redmond, WA), Davis; Jeffrey Alan (Snohomish, WA)
Title: Supporting multiple operating systems in media devices
Patent Number: 8,046,570

Inventors: King; George L. (Boston, MA), Abrahamson; Susan (Berkeley, CA), Pugsley; Michael (Pleasant Hill, CA)
Title: Modulation of pericyte proliferation
Patent Number: 7,291,451

Inventors: Kinoshita; Yoshio (Fukuroi, JP)
Title: One-way clutch of roller type
Patent Number: 8,042,671

Inventors: Kinugasa; Seiichiro (Tokyo, JP), Kato; Atsushi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Temperature sensor and temperature measuring method
Patent Number: 8,046,188

Inventors: Kirollos; Kirollos S. (Virginia Beach, VA), Mihaylov; Gueorgui Milev (Virginia Beach, VA)
Title: Smoke generating device
Patent Number: 7,290,445

Inventors: Kirschner; Robert (Olching, DE), Hemper; Roland (Tutzing, DE)
Title: Cutting tool
Patent Number: 8,042,442

Inventors: Kisilevsky; Robert (Kingston, CA), Tam; Shui-Pang (Kingston, CA), Ancsin; John B. (Kingston, CA), Jia; Zongchao (Kingston, CA)
Title: Compositions and methods for treating atherosclerosis
Patent Number: 7,291,590

Inventors: Kislov; Nikolai (Tampa, FL)
Title: Hurricane protective system
Patent Number: 9,169,672

Inventors: Kiss; John (San Jose, CA), O'Hare; Dan (Livermore, CA), Hyunh; James (Fremont, CA), Blondia; Rudi (Fremont, CA)
Title: Short arc lamp with improved manufacturability
Patent Number: 7,291,981

Inventors: Kivits; Peter J. (Waalre, NL), Dorgelo; Jeroen (Eindhoven, NL)
Title: System and method for storing data to an optical recording device
Patent Number: 8,045,439

Inventors: Klein; Andrew Glen (Leander, TX), DeLine; Peter Anthony (Austin, TX), Moody, II; William H. (Austin, TX)
Title: System, method and computer program product for tamper protection in a data storage system
Patent Number: 9,170,745

Inventors: Klein; Craig A. (Tucson, AZ), Owen; William W. (Tucson, AZ), Tsang; Winnie Hiu-Tung (Tucson, AZ)
Title: Test systems for media drives of data storage systems
Patent Number: 8,046,187

Inventors: Klemmer; Detlef (Schwanewede, DE), Huck; Andreas (Minden, DE)
Title: Method for determining at least the position of a movable part of a drive unit such as an internal combustion engine or the similar
Patent Number: 8,045,183

Inventors: Kliegman; Jonathan (Kitchener, CA), Esfahbod; Behdad (Kitchener, CA)
Title: Use of NFC in conjunction with other range-based sensors to detect theft of other devices
Patent Number: 9,171,433

Inventors: Klinga; Christopher Stephen (Boulder, CO), Franklin; Scott (Nederland, CO)
Title: Photovoltaic panel carrier device
Patent Number: 9,172,325

Inventors: Knox; Alastair (Paisley, GB)
Title: Contact lens safety apparatus
Patent Number: 8,042,683

Inventors: Knudson; Mark B. (Shoreview, MN), Wilson; Richard R. (Arden Hills, MN), Tweden; Katherine S. (Mahtomedi, MN), Conrad; Timothy R. (Eden Prairie, MN)
Title: Controlled vagal blockage therapy
Patent Number: 8,046,085

Inventors: Ko; Seong Yun (Suwon-si, KR), Song; Seong Kyu (Seoul, KR), Youn; Myeon Kee (Incheon Metropolitan, KR)
Title: Inter-symbol interference cancellation method for orthogonal frequency division multiple access system
Patent Number: 8,045,635

Inventors: Kobayashi; Kazumi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus and image density adjusting method
Patent Number: 8,045,873

Inventors: Kobayashi; Masanori (Yokohama, JP), Funato; Hiroyoshi (Chigasaki, JP), Miyagaki; Kazuya (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Optical scanning device
Patent Number: 8,045,249

Inventors: Koblasz; Arthur (Atlanta, GA)
Title: Healthcare workstations and RFID devices for detecting medication errors, falls and wandering
Patent Number: 9,171,444

Inventors: Koike; Hidetoshi (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device and method of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 9,171,974

Inventors: Kojima; Takeshi (Yokohama, JP), Hatta; Hirotaka (Kawasaki, JP), Satoh; Toshiya (Atsugi, JP), Asaoka; Akira (Ebina, JP)
Title: Cleaning device, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 9,170,554

Inventors: Komatsu; Motohiro (Shizuoka, JP), Okui; Kazuki (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Vehicle headlamp
Patent Number: 7,290,909

Inventors: Komorita; Paul A (Houston, TX)
Title: Apparatus for preventing overflows
Patent Number: 9,169,628

Inventors: Kong; Michael (Los Angeles, CA), Madsen; Mark (Edmonton, CA)
Title: System and method for remote, interactive network and browsing supervision, monitoring, and approval
Patent Number: 9,172,705

Inventors: Kong; Xianqi (Dollard-des-Ormeaux, CA), Wu; Xinfu (Laval, CA), Bouzide; Abderrahim (Laval, CA), Valade; Isabelle (Laval, CA), Migneault; David (Laval, CA), Gervais; Francine (Ile Bizard, CA), Delorme; Daniel (Saint-Lazare, CA), Bachand; Benoit (Saint-Laurent, CA), Atfani; Mohamed (Laval, CA), Levesque; Sophie (Mirabel, CA), Samim; Bita (Laval, CA)
Title: Methods and compositions for treating amyloid-related diseases
Patent Number: 8,044,100

Inventors: Konigsburg; Brian R. (Austin, TX), Levitan; David S. (Austin, TX)
Title: Identifying and tagging breakpoint instructions for facilitation of software debug
Patent Number: 9,170,920

Inventors: Konik; Rafal P. (Oronoco, MN), Mittelstadt; Roger A. (Byron, MN), Muras; Brian R. (Rochester, MN), Theuer; Mark W. (Rochester, MN)
Title: Signal security for wireless access point
Patent Number: 9,173,103

Inventors: Konishi; Akiko (Yokohama, JP), Nohara; Tatsuro (Hiratsuka, JP), Yokoo; Katsumi (Saitama, JP), Ishii; Shotaro (Sagamihara, JP), Kanayama; Noboru (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Liquid tank
Patent Number: 8,043,420

Inventors: Konishi; Yotaro (Yokohama, JP), Iwamatsu; Noboru (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Information processing system and control method for information processing system
Patent Number: 9,170,741

Inventors: Kono; Fumitaka (Osaka, JP), Enomoto; Yoshio (Osaka, JP), Sejima; Akiji (Osaka, JP)
Title: Corrugated board packaging assembly
Patent Number: 7,290,664

Inventors: Konter; Maxim (Klingnau, CH), Vorontsov; Sergey (Moscow, RU), Khanin; Alexander (Moscow, RU), Karelin; Alexey (Moscow, RU), Bone; Alexander (Moscow, RU)
Title: Fluid flow machine
Patent Number: 8,043,052

Inventors: Koo; Jae-phil (Seoul, KR), Hwang; Seon-deok (Jochiwon-eup, KR)
Title: Method and apparatus for controlling dynamic depth of stereo-view or multi-view sequence images
Patent Number: 8,045,792

Inventors: Kopreski; Michael S. (Long Valley, NJ)
Title: Methods for detecting and monitoring cancer using extracellular RNA
Patent Number: 8,043,835

Inventors: Kosaka; Kiyoto (Ishikawa, JP), Kiku; Naoyoshi (Ishikawa, JP)
Title: External device configuration apparatus, external device configuration method and external device
Patent Number: 8,045,239

Inventors: Koschinsky; Frank (Radebeul, DE), Hintze; Bernd (Langebrueck, DE), Witnik; Oliver (Moritzburg, DE)
Title: Method including an etching of a portion of an interlayer dielectric in a semiconductor structure, a degas process and a preclean process
Patent Number: 9,171,754

Inventors: Kossel; Marcel A. (Reichenburg, CH), Morf; Thomas E. (Gross, CH), Schmatz; Martin Leo (Rueschlikon, CH), Weiss; Jonas R. (Zurich, CH)
Title: Continuously tunable inductor and method to continuously tune an inductor
Patent Number: 8,044,732

Inventors: Kotajima; Takuya (Shizuoka, JP), Yamamura; Satoshi (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Vehicle headlamp
Patent Number: 8,042,981

Inventors: Kothari; Manish (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Method and device for compensating for color shift as a function of angle of view
Patent Number: 8,045,256

Inventors: Kouvetakis; John (Mesa, AZ), Tice; Jesse (Tempe, AZ), Fang; Yan-Yan (Pujiang, CN)
Title: Methods for making and using halosilylgermanes
Patent Number: 8,043,980

Inventors: Kowoll; Johannes (Bochum, DE), Heinritz-Adrian; Max (Munster, DE), Semrau; Lothar (Essen, DE)
Title: Method and device for nozzle-jetting oxygen into a synthesis reactor
Patent Number: 8,043,577

Inventors: Koyama; Hiroshi (Kariya, JP), Kuno; Tetsuya (Kariya, JP)
Title: Manufacturing method for synthetic resin hollow molded body
Patent Number: 7,291,302

Inventors: Koyanagi; Masakazu (Chiba, JP), Tomitaka; Tadafusa (Chiba, JP), Iijima; Toshiyuki (Kanagawa, JP), Hosonuma; Naoyasu (Saitama, JP), Tamayama; Ken (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Controller for photographing apparatus and photographing system
Patent Number: 8,045,837

Inventors: Kozhukh; Michael (Palo Alto, CA), Shkolnikov; Michael (San Jose, CA)
Title: NTC thermistor probe
Patent Number: 7,292,132

Inventors: Kremminger; Peter (Kufstein, AT), Sturm; Hubert (Innsbruck, AT)
Title: Process for preparing ceftaroline fosamil
Patent Number: 9,169,239

Inventors: Krig; David B. (Minneapolis, MN), Gilkerson; James O. (Stillwater, MN), Dreher; Robert D. (Roseville, MN), Wald; Jan D. (Edina, MN), Linder; William J. (Golden Valley, MN), Zimmer; William L. (Roseville, MN)
Title: Apparatus and method for treating ventricular tachyarrhythmias
Patent Number: 8,046,068

Inventors: Krishnamurthy; Prithvi (Bangalore, IN), Karmakar; Nirupam (Bangalore, IN), Raje; Anup (Bangalore, IN), Harapanahalli; Ravi Kumar (Bangalore, IN)
Title: System and method for displaying visual flight reference points
Patent Number: 9,168,859

Inventors: Krishnamurthy; Sandeep H. (Mountain View, CA), Kuchibhotla; Ravi (Gurnee, IL), Nimbalker; Ajit (Buffalo Grove, IL), Nory; Ravikiran (Buffalo Grove, IL)
Title: Radio-link establishment for multi-state cells
Patent Number: 9,173,241

Inventors: Kroencke; Reiner (Hohnhorst, DE), Jennings; Austin (Bielefeld, DE)
Title: Device for locking and unlocking a belt height adjustment device and vehicle seat
Patent Number: 9,168,888

Inventors: Kroyzer; Gil (Jerusalem, IL)
Title: Method and apparatus for operating a solar energy system to account for cloud shading
Patent Number: 9,170,033

Inventors: Krueger; Jeffrey Jennings (Marietta, GA), Richard; Renette E. (Dunwoody, GA)
Title: Low density flexible resilient absorbent open-cell thermoplastic foam
Patent Number: 7,291,382

Inventors: Krueger; Marcus (Ellerhoop, DE)
Title: Hair care products with selected amino functional silicones and cationic keratin
Patent Number: 9,168,395

Inventors: Kuhara; Yoshiki (Osaka, JP), Yamaguchi; Akira (Osaka, JP)
Title: Optical transceiver modules
Patent Number: 7,290,942

Inventors: Kuhl; Fabian (Wiesbaden, DE), Mueller; Christian (Dichtelbach, DE), Petraki; Eirini (Mainz, DE), Zellner; Markus (Baudenbach, DE)
Title: Automatic testing a software product comprising a plurality of software packages
Patent Number: 9,170,927

Inventors: Kuhnert; Sven (Duren, DE), Bahrenberg; Gregor (Monschau-Konzen, DE), Kless; Achim (Aachen, DE), Schroder; Wolfgang (Aachen, DE), Lucas; Simon (Aachen, DE)
Title: Substituted 6-amino-nicotinamides as KCNQ2/3 modulators
Patent Number: 9,168,259

Inventors: Kumagai; Atsunori (Sunto-gun, JP), Suzuki; Tetsushi (Mishima, JP), Sasaki; Takanori (Susono, JP), Tateyama; Shoichi (Numazu, JP)
Title: Camshaft support structure for internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 8,042,508

Inventors: Kumar; Mukesh (Warsaw, IN), Fleming; James B. (Warsaw, IN)
Title: Reinforced medical implants
Patent Number: 8,043,382

Inventors: Kume; Tomohiro (Osaka, JP)
Title: Reference voltage generator
Patent Number: 8,044,708

Inventors: Kundgen; Rolf (Bad Schonborn, DE), Merkel; Gerd (Dielheim, DE), Stellberger; Rudi (Kornau, DE)
Title: Device for mounting a printing plate on a plate cylinder of a printing press, printing unit having the device and printing press having the printing unit
Patent Number: 8,042,468

Inventors: Kuo; Mao-Hsiung (Tainan, TW), Chen; Chien-Pin (Tainan, TW), Chen; Fa-Ming (Tainan, TW)
Title: Display device and gate driver thereof
Patent Number: 8,044,913

Inventors: Kuo; Shih-Kang (Kaohsiung, TW), Chen; Sung-Lin (Kaohsiung, TW), Lin; Chang-Tsun (Kaohsiung, TW), Liao; Lung-Chi (Kaohsiung, TW)
Title: RFID tag using monopole antenna
Patent Number: 8,044,805

Inventors: Kuramochi; Yoshimi (Mishima, JP), Maruyama; Shoji (Suntou-gun, JP), Ishida; Tsutomu (Mishima, JP), Ebihara; Shunichi (Suntou-gun, JP)
Title: Recording material determination apparatus and image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 8,045,868

Inventors: Kurogi; Takuya (Hitachi, JP), Tsuchiya; Kenji (Hitachi, JP), Ishikawa; Takumi (Hitachi, JP), Nakatsugawa; Naoki (Hitachinaka, JP)
Title: Solid insulated bus switchgear
Patent Number: 8,045,322

Inventors: Kurtz; Anthony D. (Saddle River, NJ), Hurst; Adam (Slate Hill, NJ)
Title: Nanotube and graphene semiconductor structures with varying electrical properties
Patent Number: 8,044,472

Inventors: Kusakari; Shin (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Light device and positional information management system
Patent Number: 9,172,405

Inventors: Kuwabara; Hideaki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Light-emitting apparatus with improved bank structure
Patent Number: 7,291,970

Inventors: Kwak; Byung-Jae (Seoul, KR), Song; Nah-Oak (Daejon, KR), Kim; Jae-Young (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Method for proactive coordinator appropriation for wireless personal area network
Patent Number: 8,045,534

Inventors: Kwak; Kyu-Sub (Suwon-si, KR), Lee; Jae-Hyuck (Anyang-si, KR)
Title: Semiconductor die package and integrated circuit package and fabricating method thereof
Patent Number: 8,043,892

Inventors: Kwon; Jin-Ho (Seoul, KR)
Title: Gain control circuit and method of controlling gain
Patent Number: 8,045,059

Inventors: Kwon; O-kyun (Seoul, KR), Park; Young-Il (Seoul, KR)
Title: Method and apparatus for reproducing first part of music data having plurality of repeated parts
Patent Number: 8,044,290

Inventors: Kwon; Yun Ju (Yongin-si, KR), Kang; In Yup (San Diego, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for supporting self-destruction function in baseband modem
Patent Number: 9,172,380

Inventors: Kwong; Peter (Washington, DC), Mascola; John (Rockville, MD), Nabel; Gary (Washington, DC), Wyatt; Richard (Rockville, MD), Dey; Barna (Germantown, MD), Xu; Ling (Potomac, MD), Zhou; Tongqing (Boyds, MD), Huang; Chih-Chin (Sylvania, OH), Sodroski; Joseph (Boston, MA), Yuan; Wen (Brighton, MA), Xiang; Shi-Hua (Boston, MA)
Title: Conformationally stabilized HIV envelope immunogens and triggering HIV-I envelope to reveal cryptic V3-loop epitopes
Patent Number: 8,044,185

Inventors: La; Jung In (Asan-si, KR), Park; Myung Kook (Gumi-si, KR), Yang; Ho Seok (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Wet etching solution
Patent Number: 8,043,525

Inventors: Laake; Andreas (Houston, TX)
Title: Water tables mapping
Patent Number: 9,171,206

Inventors: Laaksonen; Vesa (Mataro, ES), Philipp; Gottfried (Kist, DE), Marquardt; Andreas (Zellingen, DE)
Title: Label laminate and a method for manufacturing a label laminate
Patent Number: 8,043,463

Inventors: Lablans; Peter (Morris Township, NJ)
Title: Symbol error correction by error detection and logic based symbol reconstruction
Patent Number: 8,046,661

Inventors: Lachwani; Manish (Sunnyvale, CA), Srinivasan; Jay (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Remote application debugging
Patent Number: 9,170,922

Inventors: Lackner; Klaus S. (Dobbs Ferry, NY), Rappold; Tim A. (New York, NY)
Title: Systems and methods for generating sulfuric acid
Patent Number: 8,043,594

Inventors: Ladas; Corey (Bellevue, WA), Larsen; Glen (Issaquah, WA)
Title: Coded pattern for an optical device and a prepared surface
Patent Number: 7,290,719

Inventors: Lafferty; Mike (Encinitas, CA), Tweedy; Charles (San Diego, CA), Butler; James (San Diego, CA)
Title: Multiplexed systems for nucleic acid sequencing
Patent Number: 7,291,460

Inventors: Lake; Adam T. (Portland, OR), Marshall; Carl S. (Portland, OR)
Title: Subdividing geometry images in graphics hardware
Patent Number: 8,044,957

Inventors: Laks; Emil (Odeshog, SE), Losand; Gustaf (Linkoping, SE)
Title: Aerial vehicle hold-down harpoon
Patent Number: 9,169,031

Inventors: Landis; Howard S. (Underhill, VT)
Title: Trimming of dummy fill shapes holes to affect near-neighbor dummy fill shapes with built-in optical proximity corrections for semiconductor applications
Patent Number: 9,170,482

Inventors: Landouar-Arsivaud; Lucie (Montils, FR), Lemoine; Remi (Poitiers, FR)
Title: Gene promotors which can be used in plants
Patent Number: 8,044,265

Inventors: Landry; James E. (Lafayette, LA), Burke; Barry E. (Spring, TX)
Title: Insulating material of epoxy compound, acrylic resin, ceramic particles and curing agent
Patent Number: 8,044,119

Inventors: Lane; Mark Vernon (San Diego, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for mitigating VCO pulling
Patent Number: 8,044,734

Inventors: Lang; Gregory J. (South Ogden, UT), Staheli; William D. (North Ogden, UT), Lewis; Robert E. (West Haven, UT), Taylor; Steve (Sunset, UT)
Title: Center discharge hybrid inflator device
Patent Number: 7,290,797

Inventors: Langer; Robert S. (Newton, MA), Kohane; Daniel S. (Newton, MA), Barhoumi; Aoune (Boston, MA)
Title: Harmonic generation for activation of species and/or delivery of species to a target environment
Patent Number: 9,168,389

Inventors: Larsson; Tommy (Angelsberg, SE), Johansson; Mats (Linkoping, SE)
Title: Oxide coated cutting insert
Patent Number: 8,043,482

Inventors: Latypov; Azat (San Jose, CA), Zou; Yi (Foster City, CA), Dai; Vito (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Methods for fabricating integrated circuits including generating photomasks for directed self-assembly
Patent Number: 9,170,501

Inventors: Lau; Chun Piu (Kwai Chung N.T., KR)
Title: Commodity shelving system
Patent Number: 9,167,915

Inventors: Laub; Gerhard (Los Angeles, CA), Deshpande; Vibhas (Los Angeles, CA)
Title: Contrast enhancement in magnetic resonance imaging
Patent Number: 7,292,039

Inventors: Laurer; Jonathan H. (Lexington, KY), Singh; Jeanne M. Saldanha (Lexington, KY), Spivey; Paul T. (Lexington, KY), Smoot; Mary C. (Lexington, KY)
Title: Progressive stencil printing
Patent Number: 7,291,226

Inventors: Lautenschlager; Stefan (Hausen, DE)
Title: Method for segmenting a myocardial wall and device for detecting a coronary artery with pathological changes
Patent Number: 8,045,773

Inventors: Lauzon; Vincent (Laval, CA), Karam; Rony (Montreal, CA)
Title: Gaming device with interactive spin action visual effects
Patent Number: 9,171,425

Inventors: LaVon; Gary Dean (Liberty Township, OH), Young; Gerald Alfred (Miller Township, IN), Beck; Theodora (Colerain Township, OH)
Title: Disposable absorbent articles having multiple absorbent core components including replaceable components
Patent Number: 7,291,137

Inventors: Lawther; Michael Jan (Eastwood, AU), Cormie; Christopher James (Gladesville, AU), Ecob; Stephen Edward (Bexley, AU)
Title: Optimising compositing calculations for a run of pixels
Patent Number: 7,292,256

Inventors: Lazar; Aurel A. (New York, NY), Slutskiy; Yevgeniy B. (Brooklyn, NY)
Title: Systems and methods for identification of spike-processing circuits
Patent Number: 9,171,249

Inventors: Lazarev; Pavel I. (Belmont, CA)
Title: Epitaxial organic layered structure and method for making
Patent Number: 7,291,223

Inventors: Leal; Jeffrey (Baltimore, MD), Wahl; Richard L. (Baltimore, MD)
Title: Computer-aided detection (CAD) system for personalized disease detection, assessment, and tracking, in medical imaging based on user selectable criteria
Patent Number: 9,171,369

Inventors: LeBlanc; Lawrence Joseph (Burnaby, CA), Ho; Eddie Shek Cheung (Burnaby, CA), Moir; Kirk Arnold (New Westminster, CA)
Title: Cognitive wireless system
Patent Number: 9,173,160

Inventors: Lee; Bing-Heng (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Optical printed circuit board, apparatus and method for manufacturing same
Patent Number: 9,170,370

Inventors: Lee; Bong Sang (Suwon, KR)
Title: Coolant circulation circuit for engine
Patent Number: 8,042,499

Inventors: Lee; Brian (York, SC)
Title: Three-mode overrunning bi-directional clutch
Patent Number: 8,042,668

Inventors: Lee; C. Paul (San Diego, CA), Behzad; Arya (Poway, CA)
Title: Gain control scheme independent of process, voltage and temperature
Patent Number: 7,292,102

Inventors: Lee; Chang-Hung (Yunlin, TW)
Title: Video processing and recording apparatuses and methods
Patent Number: 8,045,611

Inventors: Lee; Ching-Hone (Hsin-Chu, TW)
Title: Systems including level shifter having voltage distributor
Patent Number: 8,044,700

Inventors: Lee; Chulkyu (San Diego, CA), Wiley; George Alan (San Diego, CA), Sengoku; Shoichiro (San Diego, CA)
Title: Voltage mode driver circuit for N-phase systems
Patent Number: 9,172,426

Inventors: Lee; Dong-Chin (Cheonan-si, KR), Nam; Seok-Hyun (Seoul, KR), Kim; Seon-Bae (Asan-si, KR), Yoon; Sang-Hyuck (Seoul, KR), Kim; Hyun-Jin (Yongin-si, KR), Kim; Kyung-Min (Asan-si, KR), Ryu; So-Jin (Seoul, KR), Wang; Min-Jeong (Seoul, KR), Kim; Hee-Tae (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Fluorescent mixture for fluorescent lamp, fluorescent lamp, backlight assembly having the same and display device having the same
Patent Number: 8,044,566

Inventors: Lee; Ho Kyung (Seoul, KR), Lee; In Gyoo (Anyang-si, KR), Park; Myung Jun (Hwaseong-si, KR), Koo; Kee-Kahb (Seoul, KR), Kim; Jae-Kyeong (Seoul, KR)
Title: System and method for recycling high-boiling-point waste photoresist stripper
Patent Number: 9,168,468

Inventors: Lee; Hsin-Chih Chung (Chungli, Tao Yuan Hsien, TW)
Title: Brake device for power tool
Patent Number: 7,290,641

Inventors: Lee; Hwa-Young (Suwon-si, KR), Park; Ho-Joon (Seoul, KR), Kim; Jin Cheol (Hwaseong-si, KR), Yoon; Sang-Jun (Seoul, KR), Yun; Geum-Hee (Yongin-si, KR), Oh; Jun-Rok (Seoul, KR)
Title: Light emitting diode package and manufacturing method thereof
Patent Number: 8,043,876

Inventors: Lee; Hyun-chul (Hwaseong-si, KR), Lee; Kang-hee (Yongin-si, KR), Lee; Doo-hwan (Suwon-si, KR), Heo; Jin S. (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Fuel cell system including fuel processor and managing method thereof
Patent Number: 8,043,751

Inventors: Lee; Hyun-Seung (Seoul, KR), Kim; Jae-Hyun (Seoul, KR)
Title: Image processing apparatus and method for enhancing the quality of an image
Patent Number: 9,171,354

Inventors: Lee; In Chul (Seoul, KR), Kim; Do Hun (Seoul, KR), Koo; Ja Ye (Goyang-si, KR)
Title: Device for measuring droplet mass flux distributions to test spray injection system and the measuring method
Patent Number: 9,170,141

Inventors: Lee; Jae Kuk (Seoul, KR)
Title: Room mirror module for vehicle
Patent Number: 9,168,870

Inventors: Lee; Jae-chul (Seoul, KR), Kim; Jong-seon (Seongnam-si, KR)
Title: Method of compensating for kick-back voltage and liquid crystal display using the same
Patent Number: 8,044,914

Inventors: Lee; Jae-jun (Seoul, KR), Jang; Yong-seok (Hwaseong-si, KR), Joo; Seong-sin (Suwon-si, KR), Kim; Jae-seung (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Method and apparatus for providing and receiving three-dimensional digital contents
Patent Number: 8,045,588

Inventors: Lee; James (Old Tappan, NJ)
Title: Shelving system with stabilizing brackets and method of assembly
Patent Number: 8,042,477

Inventors: Lee; Ji-Yong (Namyangju-si, KR), Choi; Kwang-Wook (Seoul, KR)
Title: Method of manufacturing semiconductor package with etch removal of carrier frame and base plating layer
Patent Number: 8,043,898

Inventors: Lee; Jin-Kyu (Seoul, KR)
Title: Magnetic nanoparticles surface-modified with dithiocarbamate
Patent Number: 8,043,702

Inventors: Lee; Jong-ho (Hwaseong-si, KR), Lee; Kwang-kee (Seoul, KR), Jung; Un-gyo (Seoul, KR), Adams; Glenn A. (Cambridge, MA)
Title: Apparatus for providing multiple screens and method of dynamically configuring multiple screens
Patent Number: 8,046,706

Inventors: Lee; Jong-ho (Seoul, KR), Lee; Kwang-kee (Seoul, KR), Jung; Un-gyo (Hwaseong-si, KR), Adams; Glenn A. (Cambridge, MA)
Title: Apparatus for providing multiple screens and method of dynamically configuring multiple screens
Patent Number: 8,046,709

Inventors: Lee; Jong-Hwa (Seoul, KR)
Title: Method and apparatus for determining absolute angle and torque with optical detection module
Patent Number: 7,292,325

Inventors: Lee; Jong-Joo (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Printed circuit board having coplanar LC balance
Patent Number: 8,044,302

Inventors: Lee; Jong-Won (Seongnam-si, KR), Han; Sang-Yeob (Anyang-si, KR), Hong; Chang-Ki (Seongnam-si, KR), Lee; Jae-Dong (Seongnam-si, KR)
Title: Slurry compositions for selectively polishing silicon nitride relative to silicon oxide, methods of polishing a silicon nitride layer and methods of manufacturing a semiconductor device using the same
Patent Number: 8,043,970

Inventors: Lee; Ju-Hyun (Oviedo, FL), Wu; Shin-Tson (Orlando, FL), Li; Wang-Yang (Tainan County, TW), Wei; Chung-Kuang (Taipei, TW)
Title: Liquid crystal display with different twisting directions of liquid crystal molecules
Patent Number: 8,045,115

Inventors: Lee; Kee-In (Daejeon, KR), Lee; Do-Min (Gunsan-si, KR)
Title: Method for the preparation of optically active 2-sulfonyloxy-1-phenylethanol derivatives
Patent Number: 8,044,245

Inventors: Lee; Kwang Min (Suwon-si, KR), Cho; Hee Suk (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Dual mode mobile handset and call processing method thereof
Patent Number: 8,046,025

Inventors: Lee; Kwangyeol (Namyangju-si, KR)
Title: Apparatus for nano structure fabrication
Patent Number: 9,168,680

Inventors: Lee; Kyoung-Tai (Kyunggi-Do, KR), Yun; Hyeong-Jin (Kyunggi-Do, KR)
Title: Image evaluation chart and performance test method using the same
Patent Number: 7,292,266

Inventors: Lee; Li-Min (Taipei, TW), Yu; Chung-Che (Taipei, TW)
Title: Controller and loading system thereof
Patent Number: 7,292,014

Inventors: Lee; Mi-yeon (Suwon-si, KR), Park; Bo-gun (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Image quantization method and apparatus with color distortion removing quantization matrix
Patent Number: 8,045,816

Inventors: Lee; Ming-Fuo (Hsin Chu, TW)
Title: Self-test digital phase-locked loop and method thereof
Patent Number: 7,292,110

Inventors: Lee; Myung Jun (Yongin, KR), Kim; Chang Il (Ansan, KR), Lee; Choong-Won (Daegu, KR)
Title: Nozzle system for injector
Patent Number: 8,042,751

Inventors: Lee; Peter Wung (Saratoga, CA), Tsao; Hsing-Ya (San Jose, CA)
Title: Non-boosting program inhibit scheme in NAND design
Patent Number: 9,171,627

Inventors: Lee; Ransom Man Pan (Kowloon, HK)
Title: Adjustable water flow control apparatus for showers
Patent Number: 9,169,624

Inventors: Lee; Seung-Woo (Seoul, KR)
Title: Liquid crystal display and driving method thereof
Patent Number: 8,044,948

Inventors: Lee; Wan Young (Seoul 151-755, KR)
Title: Half spread folding door
Patent Number: 7,290,581

Inventors: Lee; Wen Lung (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Coaxial connector with a housing with a contact member and a conductor coaxial with the housing
Patent Number: 8,043,118

Inventors: Lee; Wen-Sung (Taichung, TW)
Title: Bicycle equipped with electric generator at saddle area
Patent Number: 9,168,964

Inventors: Lee; Wook Bong (Anyang-si, KR), Chun; Jin Young (Anyang-si, KR), Park; Sung Ho (Anyang-si, KR), Lee; Moon Il (Anyang-si, KR), Ko; Hyun Soo (Anyang-si, KR), Ihm; Bin Chul (Anyang-si, KR)
Title: Feedback method for performing a feedback by using a codebook in MIMO system
Patent Number: 8,045,528

Inventors: Lee; Young Dae (Anyang-si, KR), Park; Sung Jun (Anyang-si, KR), Yi; Seung June (Anyang-si, KR), Chun; Sung Duck (Anyang-si, KR)
Title: Method of transferring data in a wireless communication system
Patent Number: 9,173,223

Inventors: Lefebvre; Julie (Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, CA), Katz; Michael Iacov (North Vancouver, CA), Leznoff; Daniel B. (Vancouver, CA)
Title: Vapochromic coordination polymers for use in analyte detection
Patent Number: 8,043,860

Inventors: Lehmann; John W. (Wayland, MA), Wittenberger; Dan (L'ile Bizard, CA), Luckge; Claudia (L'ile Bizard, CA), Lalonde; Jean-Pierre (Candiac, CA), Petre; Cristian (Fabreville, CA), Santoianni; Domenic (Kirkland, CA)
Title: Cryosurgical catheter
Patent Number: 8,043,284

Inventors: Lehr; Matthias (Dresden, DE), Kuechenmeister; Frank (Dresden, DE)
Title: Wire bonding on reactive metal surfaces of a metallization of a semiconductor device by providing a protective layer
Patent Number: 8,043,956

Inventors: Lemaire; Romain (Paris, FR), Chauzy; Julien (Antony, FR), Sorensen; Kim (Jouy sur Morin, FR)
Title: Method for treating water within a sequential biological reactor including an in-line measurement of the nitrite concentration inside said reactor
Patent Number: 9,169,142

Inventors: Lemley; Shaun (Chicago, IL)
Title: Sonic silverware washing method
Patent Number: 9,167,949

Inventors: Leow; Siew Kiat (Singapore, SG), Lim; Song Gee (Singapore, SG), Zeng; Zhaozhen (Putian, CN), Tong; Vincent (Saratoga, CA)
Title: Beacon frame
Patent Number: 9,172,484

Inventors: Leroy; Pascal (Chelles, FR), Leibenguth; Joseph (Saint Cloud, FR)
Title: Radio-frequency communication controlled by a microcircuit
Patent Number: 9,172,480

Inventors: Letemplier; Alain (Mayenne, FR)
Title: Device and method for amplifying pulsed RF signals
Patent Number: 8,044,714

Inventors: Leveson; Philip D. (Hannawa Falls, NY)
Title: Apparatus and method for controlling the gas composition produced during the gasification of carbon containing feeds
Patent Number: 8,043,390

Inventors: Levian; Michael (Beverly Hills, CA)
Title: Posture-improving garment
Patent Number: 9,167,854

Inventors: Levine; Jeffrey A. (White Plains, NY), Wu; Si (White Plains, NY)
Title: Borate ester lubricant additives
Patent Number: 7,291,581

Inventors: Levy; Elad (Nes Ziona, IL), Glik; Michael (Kfar Saba, IL), Pentelka; Paz (Natania, IL), Kahana; Yaron (Kfar Saba, IL)
Title: Techniques for authenticating a device for wireless docking
Patent Number: 9,173,095

Inventors: Lewis; Gregg S. (Middleton, WI)
Title: Wiper blade package
Patent Number: 8,042,690

Inventors: Li; Baoxin (Chandler, AZ)
Title: Method for supporting intuitive view specification in the free-viewpoint television application
Patent Number: 8,044,952

Inventors: Li; Baoxin (Vancouver, WA), Pan; Hao (Vancouver, WA)
Title: Favorites program selection
Patent Number: 8,046,793

Inventors: Li; Dandan (San Diego, CA)
Title: Method and system for use of TSPC logic for high-speed multi-modulus divider in PLL
Patent Number: 8,045,674

Inventors: Li; Hong-Jyh (Austin, TX)
Title: Semiconductor device and method of manufacture thereof
Patent Number: 7,291,526

Inventors: Li; Hongxin (Shanghai, CN), Xu; Beryl (Shanghai, CN)
Title: Adaptive jitter buffer-packet loss concealment
Patent Number: 8,045,571

Inventors: Li; Hongxin (Shanghai, CN), Xu; Li (Shanghai, CN)
Title: Adaptive jitter buffer-packet loss concealment
Patent Number: 8,045,572

Inventors: Li; Hsin-Hung (Taoyuan County, TW)
Title: Height adjustment device with fine tuning for an image system
Patent Number: 8,042,957

Inventors: Li; Jike (Beijing, CN), Zhang; Yuantao (Beijing, CN), Zhou; Hua (Beijing, CN), Wu; Jianming (Beijing, CN)
Title: Method, user equipment, base station and system for determining component carrier scheduled in cross-carrier scheduling
Patent Number: 9,173,214

Inventors: Li; Junsong (Austin, TX)
Title: Weather band radio having digital frequency control
Patent Number: 8,045,656

Inventors: Li; Ker-Chau (Los Angeles, CA)
Title: System and method for identifying networks of ternary relationships in complex data systems
Patent Number: 8,046,174

Inventors: Li; Quan (Stow, OH), Zhou; Xiaoli (Kent, OH)
Title: Light-harvesting discotic liquid crystalline porphyrins and metal complexes
Patent Number: 7,291,727

Inventors: Li; Zhengliang (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Integrated self-photographing apparatus
Patent Number: 9,170,473

Inventors: Liang; George (Palm City, FL)
Title: Turbine blade with curved tip cooling holes
Patent Number: 8,043,058

Inventors: Liang; George (Palm City, FL)
Title: Turbine blade with multi-vortex tip cooling and sealing
Patent Number: 8,043,059

Inventors: Liang; George (Palm City, FL)
Title: Turbine blade with trailing edge cooling
Patent Number: 8,043,060

Inventors: Liang; Hai-Sen (Shenzhen, CN), Chiang; Chih-San (New Taipei, TW), Liu; Te-Jia (Shenzhen, CN), Cheng; Hua-Dong (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Electronic device and page zooming method thereof
Patent Number: 9,170,728

Inventors: Liang; Hsiehyueh Wang (Castro Valley, CA), Liang; Chen Chun Chris (Castro Valley, CA)
Title: Process for manufacturing mesh bags from a roll of continuous mesh tube
Patent Number: 9,169,587

Inventors: Liao; Feng-Liang (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Heat dissipation assembly with bidirectional airflow
Patent Number: 9,173,323

Inventors: Liao; Hans H. (Eden Prairie, MN), Gokarn; Ravi R. (Minneapolis, MN), Gort; Steven J. (Brooklyn Center, MN), Jessen; Holly J. (Chanhassen, MN), Selifonova; Olga (Plymouth, MN)
Title: Nucleic acid molecules encoding alanine 2,3-aminomutases
Patent Number: 8,043,841

Inventors: Liao; Shun-An (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Low-temperature LED lighting and power supply device
Patent Number: 9,173,270

Inventors: Life; Paul F. (Stevenage, GB)
Title: Inflammatory mediator antagonists
Patent Number: 7,291,332

Inventors: Lim; Chin Woo (Seoul, KR)
Title: Battery and solar method for manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 9,171,979

Inventors: Lim; Kevin T. (La Honda, CA), Chalamalasetti; Sai Rahul (Houston, TX), Wright; Mitchel E. (The Woodlands, TX), Ranganathan; Parthasarathy (San Jose, CA), AuYoung; Alvin (San Jose, CA)
Title: Memcached server replication
Patent Number: 9,170,895

Inventors: Lin; Da-Wei (New Taipei, TW), Yu; Tai-Cherng (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Compound optical film
Patent Number: 9,170,352

Inventors: Lin; Dechao (Greer, SC), Obeirne; John Gregory (Greenville, SC), Bucci; David Vincent (Simpsonville, SC), Kottilingam; Srikanth Chandrudu (Simpsonville, SC), Cui; Yan (Greer, SC)
Title: Electrospark deposition process and system for repair of gas turbine
Patent Number: 9,168,606

Inventors: Lin; Hua (Fremont, CA), Cui; Xudong Mike (Fremont, CA)
Title: Controller for updating pixels in an electronic paper display
Patent Number: 9,171,507

Inventors: Lin; I-Thun (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Lens and backlight module having the lens
Patent Number: 9,169,991

Inventors: Lin; I-Thun (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Optical coupling lens with plugs
Patent Number: 9,170,384

Inventors: Lin; I-Thun (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Communication device
Patent Number: 9,172,470

Inventors: Lin; Jin-Hue (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: DRAM testing method
Patent Number: 8,046,644

Inventors: Lin; Jium Ming (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Nozzle device
Patent Number: 9,168,743

Inventors: Lin; Liang-Bih (Webster, NY), Jevadev; Surendar (Rochester, NY), Silvestri; Markus R. (Fairport, NY), Markovics; James M. (Rochester, NY), Ioannidis; Andronique (Webster, NY), Ferrarese; Linda L. (Rochester, NY), Chambers; John S. (Rochester, NY), Main; Anna M. (Rochester, NY)
Title: Imaging members
Patent Number: 7,291,432

Inventors: Lin; Mong-Tung (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Glue dispensing apparatus with heating unit and glue dispensing method
Patent Number: 9,168,558

Inventors: Lin; Mou-Shiung (Hsinchu, TW), Lin; Shih-Hsiung (Hsinchu, TW), Lo; Hsin-Jung (Taipei County, TW)
Title: Chip package
Patent Number: 8,044,475

Inventors: Lin; Tien-Jen (Hsinchu, TW), Wu; Biing-Seng (Yung-Kang, TW)
Title: Liquid crystal display module and scanning circuit board thereof
Patent Number: 7,292,237

Inventors: Lin; Wen-Jian (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Structure of a micro electro mechanical system and the manufacturing method thereof
Patent Number: 7,291,921

Inventors: Lin; Yu-Lun (Taoyuan County, TW), Lin; Chih-Ming (Taoyuan County, TW), Yeh; Sung-Feng (Taoyuan County, TW), Chen; Yu-Min (Taoyuan County, TW)
Title: Cutting mold for rigid-flexible circuit board and method for forming the same
Patent Number: 8,042,445

Inventors: Lin; Yuan-Chieh (Lake Forest, CA), Huang; Jun-Bin (Eastvale, CA), Little; Terrance F. (Fullerton, CA), Paul Chen; Gang (Walnut, CA), Zheng; Jie (Rowland-Heights, CA), Yang; An-Jen (Irvine, CA), Zhao; Jim (Irvine, CA)
Title: Opto-electronic device assembly
Patent Number: 9,170,386

Inventors: Lindmark; Jerker (Bromma, SE), Dahl; Andreas (Nykoping, SE), Eklund; Anders (Stallarholmen, SE), Rindeskar; Andreas (Detroit, MI)
Title: Crankcase ventilation in a combustion engine for a vehicle
Patent Number: 7,290,536

Inventors: Lines; Thomas Christian (Luxembourg, GD)
Title: Method for treating addiction using quercetin-containing compositions
Patent Number: 8,044,096

Inventors: Link, II; Charles M. (Roswell, GA), Meadows; Vernon (Lilburn, GA)
Title: Securely sending notification of a new incoming e-mail message by way of a public network
Patent Number: 8,045,684

Inventors: Linsky; Joel Benjamin (San Diego, CA), Mantravadi; Ashok (San Diego, CA), Wang; Jibing (San Diego, CA)
Title: Bluetooth packet scheduling rules for LTE coexistence
Patent Number: 9,173,228

Inventors: Liou; Shiann-Ming (Campbell, CA), Wu; Albert (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Attaching passive components to a semiconductor package
Patent Number: 9,171,744

Inventors: Lippert; Helmut (Breitenbrunn, DE), Reichert; Peter (Urspringen, DE)
Title: Loudspeaker box wall holder
Patent Number: 8,042,782

Inventors: Liu; Cheng-Yi (Taoyuan, TW), Lai; Yuan-Tai (Taipei, TW), Wang; Shen-Jie (Taipei, TW)
Title: Light emitting diode structure
Patent Number: 7,291,863

Inventors: Liu; Chih-Song (Taoyuan, TW), Miyaoka; Fumiaki (Taoyuan, TW), Chen; Chih-Yang (Taoyuan, TW), Wei; Hu-Chuan (Taoyuan, TW)
Title: Press switch having a force-to-detach function
Patent Number: 7,291,796

Inventors: Liu; Jie (Niskayuna, NY)
Title: Electrode stacks for electroactive devices and methods of fabricating the same
Patent Number: 8,044,571

Inventors: Liu; Qiuming (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Electronic cigarette case
Patent Number: 9,167,850

Inventors: Liu; Shih-Wei (Taipei, TW), Huang; Hsuan-Fu (Taipei, TW)
Title: Foldable treadmill
Patent Number: 9,168,415

Inventors: Liu; Su (Round Rock, TX), Qu; Rong (Austin, TX), Tinnakul; Teerasit (Pflugerville, TX)
Title: Generating an ICONV module in real time
Patent Number: 9,172,395

Inventors: Liu; Tachi (Banciao, TW)
Title: Grill with anti-scald structure
Patent Number: 8,042,457

Inventors: Liu; Xinye (Sunnyvale, CA), Collins; Joshua (Sunnyvale, CA), Ashtiani; Kaihan A. (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Adsorption based material removal process
Patent Number: 8,043,972

Inventors: Liu; Yingchun (Dongguan, CN)
Title: Arc ignition device
Patent Number: 9,168,607

Inventors: Liu; Zhan-Bin (West Chester, PA), Stoop; Johan M. (Wilmington, DE)
Title: PM29 and LEA3 promoters and use in expression of transgenic genes in plants
Patent Number: 7,291,765

Inventors: Livneh; Zvi (Rehovot, IL), Paz-Elizur; Tamar (Rehovot, IL), Blumenstein; Sara (Ramat Gan, IL)
Title: Methods and kits for determining a risk to develop cancer, for evaluating an effectiveness and dosage of cancer therapy and for correlating between an activity of a DNA repair enzyme and a cancer
Patent Number: 8,043,807

Inventors: Llagostera Forns; Joan (Reus, ES)
Title: Awning case assembly
Patent Number: 8,042,595

Inventors: Lo; Chi-Wu (Hsinchu County, TW), Wang; Chao-Hsi (Hsinchu County, TW), Liu; Kao-Chi (Taipei, TW)
Title: Camera angle adjustable device and the method of handling the article
Patent Number: 9,172,885

Inventors: Lo; Honhung (Hong Kong, CN), Ding; Kuan (Jiangsu, CN)
Title: High-power LED lamp
Patent Number: 9,170,011

Inventors: Logan; Michael A. (Brooklyn, NY)
Title: Automobile rim hammer
Patent Number: 9,168,647

Inventors: Lonati; Tiberio (Brescia, IT)
Title: Oscillating control device for linear knitting machines thread-guide bars
Patent Number: 7,290,411

Inventors: Lorincz; Attila T. (North Potomac, MD), Lazar; James G. (Bethesda, MD)
Title: Assessment of human papilloma virus-related disease
Patent Number: 7,291,455

Inventors: Lothrop; David (Carp, CA), Sylvain; Dany (Gatineau, CA)
Title: Mobile fast alerting
Patent Number: 9,172,728

Inventors: Lotteau; Vincent (Lyons, FR), De Chassey; Benoit (Lyons, FR), Andre; Patrice (Lyons, FR), Meyniel-Schicklin; Laurene (Lyons, FR), Aublin-Gex; Anne (Lyons, FR)
Title: Methods and pharmaceutical compositions for inhibiting influenza viruses replication
Patent Number: 9,168,236

Inventors: Lu; Hung-Chih (Taoyuan County, TW), Yang; Chung-Pin (Taipei, TW)
Title: Heat dissipation structure of lighting devices
Patent Number: 9,170,015

Inventors: Lu; Jiang (Superior, CO), Azlein; Samuel Frederick (Brighton, CO)
Title: Aerosol splitter for ELSD
Patent Number: 7,290,723

Inventors: Lu; Liang Ting (Taichung, TW)
Title: Method for removing protein from a food
Patent Number: 9,167,833

Inventors: Lu; Taoran (Studio City, CA), Yuan; Zheng (Gainesville, FL), Huang; Yu (Bridgewater, NJ), Wu; Dapeng Oliver (Gainesville, FL), Yu; Hong Heather (West Windsor, NJ)
Title: Video skimming methods and systems
Patent Number: 9,171,578

Inventors: Lubbecke; Kai (Wittorf, DE)
Title: Method of applying thermoplastic liquid onto a substrate
Patent Number: 9,168,539

Inventors: Lubbers; Thorsten (Lutjensee, DE)
Title: Cartridged ammunition, particularly blank ammunition
Patent Number: 8,042,472

Inventors: Ludewig; Bernd (Weinheim, DE), Daurelle; Jean-Yves (Paris, FR)
Title: Display instrument having a pointer
Patent Number: 9,168,833

Inventors: Ludwig; Lester F. (San Antonio, TX)
Title: Lensless imaging camera performing image formation in software employing micro-optic elements creating overlap of light from distant sources over multiple photosensor elements
Patent Number: 9,172,850

Inventors: Lueck; Thomas (Augsburg, DE)
Title: Electronic device with ion cooling system
Patent Number: 8,045,315

Inventors: Lui; Henry Y. (San Jose, CA), Kabani; Malik (Mountain View, CA), Patel; Rakesh (Cupertino, CA), Hoang; Tim Tri (San Jose, CA)
Title: Enhanced passgate structures for reducing leakage current
Patent Number: 7,292,065

Inventors: Luo; Jiebo (Pittsford, NY), Zhu; Junhuan (Rochester, NY), Khalifa; Yousuf Mohamed (Rochester, NY)
Title: Method and system for recognizing and assessing surgical procedures from video
Patent Number: 9,171,477

Inventors: Luski; Shalom (Rehovot, IL), Linder; Charles (Rehovot, IL), Meitav; Arieh (Rishon Lezion, IL)
Title: Membranes suitable for use as separators and electrochemical cells including such separators
Patent Number: 9,172,076

Inventors: Lutz; Manfred (Filderstadt, DE), Yeoh; Sim Teik (Butterworth, MY), Esenwein; Florian (Uhingen-Holzhausen, DE)
Title: Hand-held power tool
Patent Number: 8,042,966

Inventors: Lyren; Philip Scott (Bangkok, TH)
Title: Dental implant with porous body
Patent Number: 8,043,090

Inventors: Lyublinski; Efim Ya (Solon, OH), Vaks; Yefim (Euclid, OH)
Title: Corrosion management systems for vertically oriented structures
Patent Number: 9,169,720

Inventors: Ma; Jin-Shan (Shenzhen, CN), Ning; Wan-Li (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Power supply unit
Patent Number: 9,170,620

Inventors: Ma; Li L. (BeiJing, CN), Pan; Yue (BeiJing, CN), Qiu; Zhao Ming (BeiJing, CN), Xie; Guo Tong (Xi Er Qi, CN), Yang; Yang Y. (BeiJing, CN)
Title: Data analyzing method, apparatus and a method for supporting data analysis
Patent Number: 9,171,058

Inventors: MacFarland; Dean A. (Magnolia, MA), Spooner; Greg J. (Kensington, CA), Connors; Kevin P. (San Francisco, CA), Gollnick; David A. (San Francisco, CA)
Title: System and method for low average power dermatologic light treatment device
Patent Number: 7,291,140

Inventors: Machhammer; Otto (Mannheim, DE), Schindler; Goetz-Peter (Mannheim, DE), Harth; Klaus (Altleiningen, DE), Zehner; Peter (Ludwigshafen, DE)
Title: Partial dehydrogenation method using continuous heterogeneous catalysis
Patent Number: 7,291,761

Inventors: Macht; Josef (Ludwigshafen, DE), Walsdorff; Christian (Ludwigshafen, DE), Dobner; Cornelia Katharina (Ludwigshafen, DE), Welker-Nieuwoudt; Cathrin Alexandra (Birkenheide, DE), Hammon; Ulrich (Mannheim, DE)
Title: Process for preparing an unsaturated aldehyde and/or an unsaturated carboxylic acid
Patent Number: 9,169,188

Inventors: Mack; Stanley Paul (Suwanee, GA), Amley; Joseph (Suwanee, GA), LaCross; Steven (Norcross, GA), Lincoln; Danny (Commerce, GA), Patzer; Charles R. (Columbus, OH), Vick; Stephen L. (Norcross, GA)
Title: Progressive cavity propagation pump
Patent Number: 8,043,075

Inventors: Mackenzie; Roderick (Daylesford, AU)
Title: Snow traction unit for vehicles
Patent Number: 8,042,629

Inventors: MacLean; Brian (Acton, MA)
Title: Snap fit sling anchor system
Patent Number: 8,043,205

Inventors: Maeda; Ryo (Fujisawa, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus, method, and computer program product extracting information from operation history and registering workflow
Patent Number: 8,045,207

Inventors: Maeno; Kurato (Saitama, JP)
Title: Processor and method for processing image to update information embedded unreadably in a printed document
Patent Number: 8,045,754

Inventors: Magnusen; Tim (Murphy, TX), Womac; Michael D. (McKinney, TX)
Title: Systems and methods providing signal power detection using low performance circuitry
Patent Number: 9,171,457

Inventors: Main; Anna M. (Rochester, NY), Lin; Liang-Bih (Webster, NY), Chambers; John S. (Rochester, NY), Duff; James M. (Mississauga, CA), Bender; Timothy P. (Port Credit, CA)
Title: Imaging members
Patent Number: 7,291,430

Inventors: Maki; Kazuya (Nagoya, JP), Niino; Hiroaki (Toyota, JP)
Title: Brake control apparatus for vehicle
Patent Number: 8,042,885

Inventors: Makishima; Tatsuo (Tokyo, JP), Iwasaki; Shinichi (Mobara, JP), Kitajima; Masaaki (Hitachioota, JP), Oowaki; Yoshio (Mobara, JP), Takahashi; Koji (Mobara, JP), Morishita; Shunsuke (Mobara, JP)
Title: Liquid crystal display device
Patent Number: 7,292,212

Inventors: Malandain; Hugues F. (Mountain View, CA), Edidin; Avram Allan (Portola Valley, CA), Vandervelde; Robert Alexander (Tervuren, BE)
Title: Percutaneous spinal implants and methods
Patent Number: 8,043,335

Inventors: Maleki; Behrooz A. (Tualatin, OR), Sarkhosh; Sarvenaz (Tualatin, OR)
Title: Two-dimensional video to three-dimensional video conversion based on movement between video frames
Patent Number: 9,172,940

Inventors: Malone; Kelly (Newburgh, NY), Walsh; Brian L. (New Paltz, NY)
Title: Semiconductor device defect monitoring using a plurality of temperature sensing devices in an adjacent semiconductor device
Patent Number: 9,170,296

Inventors: Mangano; Stefano (Menlo Park, CA)
Title: Method and device for electrical power generation from wind power and method of manufacture thereof
Patent Number: 9,169,828

Inventors: Mangold; Steven D. (Eureka, MT)
Title: Rifle mounted pepper spray device with slide activation
Patent Number: 9,170,073

Inventors: Mani; Anbazhagan (Karnataka, IN), Nogueras; Jorge Rafael (Austin, TX), Rajan; Ravindran (Karnataka, IN), Vallabhaneni; Vasu (Austin, TX)
Title: Controlling connection status of network adapters
Patent Number: 8,046,602

Inventors: Mann; Robert A. (Carp, CA), Jorgensen; Peter K. (Nepean, CA)
Title: Multiple form enumerated attributes
Patent Number: 9,172,610

Inventors: Manning; James J. (Braintree, MA), Sternberg; Mark E. (Bryn Mar, PA), Wang; Jianna (Grafton, MA)
Title: Abrasive products and methods for finishing hard surfaces
Patent Number: 9,168,638

Inventors: Mannoorittathu; Vishnu (Singapore, SG), Li; Ying Tian (Sunglade, SG)
Title: Output voltage slew rate control in hard disk motor drive
Patent Number: 8,044,693

Inventors: Mansour; Raafat R. (Waterloo, Ontario, CA), Daneshmand; Mojgan (Waterloo, Ontario, CA)
Title: MEMS based RF components and a method of construction thereof
Patent Number: 7,292,125

Inventors: Mantelet; Guy (Suce sur Erdre, FR), Burban; Anne (Nantes, FR)
Title: Method and device for convolutive encoding and transmission by packets of a digital data series flow, and corresponding decoding method and device
Patent Number: 7,290,927

Inventors: Manuilov; Anton V. (Burlington, MA), Lee; David H. (Arlington, MA)
Title: Comparison of protein samples
Patent Number: 9,170,262

Inventors: Marasco; Joseph (Fairport, NY)
Title: Modular guide apparatus for tab stock received in a feeder tray
Patent Number: 7,290,764

Inventors: Marchetto; Oscar (Oderzo, IT), Tomasella; Sergio (San Polo di Piave, IT), Sandrin; Luigi (Gaiarine, IT), Cuzziol; Fulvio (San Biagio di Callalta, IT)
Title: Electrical control safety system comprising photocells or equivalent sensors
Patent Number: 7,291,998

Inventors: Marchitto; Giuseppe (Lugo di Romagna, IT), D'Alfonso; Lorena (Lettomanoppello, IT), Negrini; Stefano (Calderara di Reno, IT)
Title: Cigarette packet
Patent Number: 9,167,851

Inventors: Marek; Clyde Allen (Rosenberg, TX)
Title: Modular attic flooring assembly
Patent Number: 9,169,657

Inventors: Mari; Jorge (Bavaria, DE), Waszak; Michal-Wolfgang (Bavaria, DE), Schramm; Simon (Munich, DE)
Title: Electric power generation with magnetically geared machine
Patent Number: 8,044,527

Inventors: Markel; Ottwald (Augsburg, DE), Hau.beta.ermann; Rudolf (Augsburg, DE)
Title: Interface monitoring device for an interface port and use of an interface monitoring device
Patent Number: 9,170,914

Inventors: Marks; Maurice J. (Lake Jackson, TX), Aguirre Vargas; Fabio (Lake Jackson, TX)
Title: Powder coatings compositions
Patent Number: 9,169,417

Inventors: Marlow; William J. (Herndon, VA), Cichielo; Robert (Asbury, NJ), Sturniolo; Emil (Medina, OH), Benware; Paul (Mendon, NY)
Title: Systems and methods for enabling secure messaging, command, and control of remote devices, communicated via a short message service or other message oriented communications mediums
Patent Number: 9,172,680

Inventors: Marsh; Eugene P. (Boise, ID)
Title: Semiconductor structures
Patent Number: 7,291,920

Inventors: Marsten; Roy (Atlanta, GA), Caldwell; Russell (Atlanta, GA), Subramanian; Radhika (Atlanta, GA)
Title: System and method for generating an output of relevant queries for a database
Patent Number: 9,171,046

Inventors: Mart; Gary K. (Bonita Springs, FL), Fernandez; Jose (Sunrise, FL)
Title: Multi-modal wireless controller for controlling an LED lighting system
Patent Number: 9,171,455

Inventors: Martin; Glenn Neil (Christchurch, NZ), Martin; Vanessa Louise (Christchurch, NZ)
Title: Training system of a powered vehicle
Patent Number: 9,171,479

Inventors: Martin; Paul (Calgary, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for interfacing a customer with a call center
Patent Number: 8,045,697

Inventors: Martin; Steven M. (Ann Arbor, MI), Olsson, III; Roy H. (Ann Arbor, MI), Brown; Richard B. (Ann Arbor, MI), Franklin; Robert K. (Ann Arbor, MI)
Title: Microsystem for determining clotting time of blood and low-cost, single-use device for use therein
Patent Number: 7,291,310

Inventors: Maruyama; Junya (Ebina, JP), Takayama; Toru (Atsugi, JP), Ohno; Yumiko (Atsugi, JP)
Title: Light emitting device
Patent Number: 8,044,411

Inventors: Masaki; Kenji (Nagaokakyo, JP)
Title: Image processing method, recording medium with recorded image processing program and image processing apparatus
Patent Number: 8,045,797

Inventors: Masek; Lukas (Pencin, CZ)
Title: Parameterization on the fly
Patent Number: 9,170,785

Inventors: Mashburn; Benny Donald (Lafayette, LA)
Title: Portable batting device and method
Patent Number: 8,042,531

Inventors: Masson; Olivier (St Vincent de Paul, FR), Rigobert; Gerard (Fargues St Hilaire, FR), Vezat; Christian (St Jean d'Illac, FR)
Title: Electrical connection for a storage cell
Patent Number: 8,043,746

Inventors: Masuda; Mineyoshi (Kunitachi, JP), Egi; Masashi (Kokubunji, JP), Tarui; Toshiaki (Sagamihara, JP)
Title: Load state monitoring apparatus and load state monitoring method
Patent Number: 8,046,769

Inventors: Masuo; Yoko (Iruma, JP), Kaihotsu; Takahisa (Musashino, JP), Kikukawa; Shingo (Ome, JP)
Title: Video viewing apparatus, video play back control method, and recording/play back program
Patent Number: 8,045,838

Inventors: Matson; James R. (Dallas, TX)
Title: Hemofiltration methods for treatment of diseases in a mammal
Patent Number: 7,291,122

Inventors: Matsuda; Hirofumi (Osaka, JP), Matsui; Junji (Osaka, JP), Mori; Hiroshi (Osaka, JP), Imai; Ken (Osaka, JP), Shibahara; Yuki (Osaka, JP), Iwase; Yuichiro (Osaka, JP), Kuramae; Yoshihisa (Osaka, JP)
Title: Facsimile apparatus
Patent Number: 7,292,362

Inventors: Matsui; Hakaru (Hitachi, JP), Komuro; Hiroshi (Hitachi, JP), Akutsu; Nobuhito (Hitachi, JP), Nakahigashi; Fumitaka (Hitachi, JP)
Title: Differential signal transmission cable
Patent Number: 7,291,786

Inventors: Matsumoto; Mitsuhiro (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Liquid ejecting head and ink jet printing apparatus
Patent Number: 8,042,923

Inventors: Matsumoto; Nobuhiko (Kanagawa, JP), Honda; Eiichi (Kanagawa, JP), Kumamoto; Kana (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Epoxy resin curing agent, epoxy resin composition, and adhesive agent for laminate
Patent Number: 9,169,347

Inventors: Matsumoto; Osamu (Tokyo, JP), Miki; Takahiro (Tokyo, JP), Morimoto; Yasuo (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Current driven D/A converter and its bias circuit
Patent Number: 7,292,172

Inventors: Matsumoto; Shinya (Saitama, JP)
Title: Multi-gear-speed transmission
Patent Number: 8,042,421

Inventors: Matsumura; Takeshi (Yokohama, JP), Tomi; Hideyasu (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus capable of determining color amount, image processing method, and program
Patent Number: 9,171,385

Inventors: Matsuo; Yosuke (Nagoya, JP), Takeuchi; Shigeru (Gamagori, JP), Sato; Taketoshi (Kariya, JP)
Title: Load control apparatus and method for processing diagnosis signal for the same
Patent Number: 8,044,624

Inventors: Matsuoka; Masaaki (Yokohama, JP), Kosugi; Masato (Yokohama, JP), Kimijima; Yuuichirou (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Image encoding apparatus and image encoding method
Patent Number: 8,045,815

Inventors: Matsutani; Akira (Chiba, JP), Kawai; Masaki (Tokyo, JP), Machida; Shoji (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Hair cosmetic
Patent Number: 9,168,210

Inventors: Matsuzaki; Nobutoshi (Osaka, JP), Eriguchi; Hiroyasu (Osaka, JP), Goriki; Takeshi (Kyoto, JP), Kamoi; Takeshi (Kyoto, JP), Komatu; Naoki (Hyougo, JP), Kumagai; Jun (Osaka, JP), Nagata; Satoru (Uozakikita-machi, JP), Yamahara; Daisuke (Osaka, JP), Yufuku; Akira (Hyougo, JP)
Title: High voltage discharge lamp lighting device
Patent Number: 8,044,601

Inventors: Matsuzawa; Kinya (Nagano, JP), Sekino; Hirokazu (Nagano, JP), Fukui; Yoshiki (Nagano, JP), Miyazaki; Shinichi (Nagano, JP)
Title: Ultrasonic transducer and ultrasonic speaker using the same
Patent Number: 8,045,735

Inventors: Matveev; Alexander (Moscow, RU), Tishutin; Oleg (Moscow, RU), Kanashin; Konstantin (Moscow, RU), Zykov; Alexander (Moscow, RU)
Title: Two-panel liquid crystal system with circular polarization and polarizer glasses suitable for three dimensional imaging
Patent Number: 8,044,879

Inventors: Mauder; Anton (Kolbermoor, DE), Schulze; Hans-Joachim (Taufkirchen, DE), Hirler; Franz (Isen, DE), Lehnert; Wolfgang (Lintach, DE), Berger; Rudolf (Regensburg, DE), Pruegl; Klemens (Regensburg, DE), Strack; Helmut (Munich, DE)
Title: Method for forming a power semiconductor device
Patent Number: 9,171,728

Inventors: Mavromatis; Constantin (Marseilles, FR), Palmann; Christophe (Marseilles, FR), Sequeira; Jean (Roquevaire, FR)
Title: Method and system for estimating a similarity between two binary images
Patent Number: 9,171,228

Inventors: Mayo; Diana Lynn (Edwardsville, IL), Wurth; Stephen Andrew (St. Louis, MO), Etheridge; Gary W. (St. Louis, MO)
Title: Devices suitable for removing, preparing, and storing materials
Patent Number: 9,169,049

Inventors: McCabe; Robert (Lathrup Village, MI), Chun; Woosang (Plymouth, MI), Graham; George (Ann Arbor, MI), Montreuil; Clifford (Livonia, MI), Carberry; Brendan (Aachen, DE), Chigapov; Albert (Aachen, DE), Dubkov; Alexei (Aachen, DE)
Title: SO.sub.x trap for diesel and lean-burn gasoline automotive applications
Patent Number: 7,291,576

Inventors: McCarthy; Ann L. (Lexington, KY), Braun; Karen M. (Fairport, NY), Harrington; Steven J. (Webster, NY)
Title: Method for automated document selection
Patent Number: 8,045,188

Inventors: McClain; Stephen B. (St. Charles, MO), Byers; Rick (Florissant, MO), Schuster; James J. (Olathe, KS)
Title: Baler machine monitoring and performance interfaces, systems and methods
Patent Number: 8,046,192

Inventors: McClintock; Christopher (Watkinsville, GA), Burns; Stephen R. (Cumming, GA), Dunn; Debbie (Cumming, GA)
Title: Child seat liner
Patent Number: 8,042,869

Inventors: McConnell; Campbell R. (Vancouver, CA), Towgood; Paul Sebright (Vancouver, CA)
Title: Method for regenerating a diesel particulate filter
Patent Number: 9,169,765

Inventors: McCracken; Ivan Andrew (Portland, OR)
Title: Melt reservoir housing
Patent Number: 8,042,927

Inventors: McCracken; Ivan Andrew (Portland, OR), Oehl; Michael Kenneth (Beaverton, OR)
Title: Ink conductivity recovery method for an imaging device
Patent Number: 8,042,895

Inventors: McDonnell; Joseph A. (Weston, FL)
Title: Portable arm rest
Patent Number: 9,167,904

Inventors: McGall; Glenn H. (San Jose, CA), Barone; Anthony D. (San Jose, CA), Li; Handong (San Jose, CA)
Title: Nucleic acid labeling compounds
Patent Number: 7,291,463

Inventors: McGurk; Joseph P. (Mason, OH)
Title: Safety needle and catheter assembly
Patent Number: 7,291,130

Inventors: McIntire; Gregory L. (Greensboro, NC), Morris; Ayodele (Midland, TX)
Title: Methods of monitoring for adherence to aripiprazole therapy
Patent Number: 9,170,264

Inventors: McNamara, III; Edward John (St. Marys, MO)
Title: Compact golf facility and a method of playing a golf game
Patent Number: 7,291,071

Inventors: McNamara; John J. (El Sobrante, CA), Ying; Yurong (Fremont, CA), Liang; Rong-Chang (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Latent hardener for epoxy compositions
Patent Number: 8,044,154

Inventors: Mech; Brian V. (Stevenson Ranch, CA), Greenberg; Robert J. (Los Angeles, CA), DelMain; Gregory J. (Maple Grove, MN)
Title: Method of forming an implantable electronic device chip level hermetic and biocompatible electronics package using SOI wafers
Patent Number: 7,291,540

Inventors: Mehta; Sanjay C. (Niskayuna, NY), Ponoth; Shom S. (Gaithersburg, MD), Sankarapandian; Muthumanickam (Niskayuna, NY), Standaert; Theodorus E. (Clifton Park, NY), Yamashita; Tenko (Schenectady, NY)
Title: Spacer replacement for replacement metal gate semiconductor devices
Patent Number: 9,171,927

Inventors: Mehta; Sohan (Saratoga Springs, NY), Chen; Norman (Poughkeepsie, NY), Sun; Yuyang (Wappingers Falls, NY), Herrick; Matthew (Mechanicville, NY), Pal; Shyam (Clifton Park, NY), Kim; Jeong Soo (Clifton Park, NY)
Title: Method for fabricating a semiconductor integrated circuit with a litho-etch, litho-etch process for etching trenches
Patent Number: 9,171,735

Inventors: Meine; Georg (Mettmann, DE), Bessler; Cornelius (Duesseldorf, DE), Eutebach; Andrea (Wuppertal, DE), Sonnenschein; Frank (Haan, DE)
Title: Washing or cleaning agent with cellulose or a cellulose derivative
Patent Number: 9,169,457

Inventors: Melde; Markus (Speyer, DE), Prahlad; Praveen (Bangalore, IN)
Title: Separating device
Patent Number: 9,169,749

Inventors: Menalagha; Nasrin (Chicago, IL), Nunna; Srini (Chicago, IL), Rahim; Mir S. (Skoki, IL)
Title: Sports training system
Patent Number: 8,043,173

Inventors: Merlin; Simone (San Diego, CA), Abraham; Santosh Paul (San Diego, CA), Sampath; Hemanth (San Diego, CA), Jones; Vincent Knowles (San Diego, CA), Wentink; Maarten Menzo (Naarden, NL), Taghavi Nasrabadi; Mohammad Hossein (San Diego, CA), Vermani; Sameer (San Diego, CA), Van Nee; Didier Johannes Richard (De Meern, NL)
Title: Protection mechanisms for multi-user MIMO transmissions
Patent Number: 9,173,234

Inventors: Merrell; Byron G. (Vernal, UT), Keller; Michael R. (Tulsa, OK), Noble; Roger K. (Tulsa, OK)
Title: Retort heating apparatus
Patent Number: 8,043,478

Inventors: Michael; Lachlan Bruce (Saitama, JP)
Title: OFDM receiver and its automatic gain control circuit
Patent Number: 8,045,659

Inventors: Michelson; Gary Karlin (Venice, CA)
Title: Method for inserting interbody spinal fusion implants
Patent Number: 7,291,149

Inventors: Miette; Emmanuel (Saint-Gratien, FR)
Title: Method of processing postal items with account being taken of extra expense due to wrong delivery
Patent Number: 8,046,308

Inventors: Miglio; Leonida (Milan, IT), Tassone; Francesco (Correzzana, IT), Fattorini; Franco (Cavallasca, IT), Nemni; Raffaello (Soronno, IT), Pasquettin; Pierangelo (Bregnano, IT)
Title: Lighting system
Patent Number: 9,169,995

Inventors: Miller; Brian F. (San Diego, CA), Menendez; Jose (San Diego, CA), Sauhta; Rohit (San Diego, CA)
Title: Personal hub presence and response
Patent Number: 9,173,074

Inventors: Miller; J. Michael (Livermore, CA), Deaver; Mark (Norman, OK)
Title: System and method for the provision of multimedia materials
Patent Number: 9,171,179

Inventors: Miller; Jeffrey F. (Santa Monica, CA), Huang; Jun (Los Angeles, CA), Wang; Tza-Huei (Los Angeles, CA), Ho; Chih-Ming (Brentwood, CA), Liu; Minghsun (Los Angeles, CA)
Title: Electrochemical detection of mismatch nucleic acids
Patent Number: 7,291,457

Inventors: Miller; Steven (Pinellas Park, FL)
Title: Imaging cartridge having a hopper supported by a wastebin
Patent Number: 8,045,884

Inventors: Mimatsu; Yasuyuki (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Apparatus and method for managing a plurality of kinds of storage devices
Patent Number: 8,046,536

Inventors: Min; Tae-Sik (Dongjak-gu, KR)
Title: Device for preventing initial hot water supplying in concentric tube type heat exchanger and its control method
Patent Number: 8,042,495

Inventors: Min; Tae-Sik (Dongjak-gu, KR)
Title: Hot-water supply system having supplementary heat exchanger
Patent Number: 8,042,496

Inventors: Minari; Hirotaka (Osaka, JP)
Title: Optical disc device and optical disc reproduction method
Patent Number: 9,171,564

Inventors: Minekawa; Harumi (Otawara, JP), Notomi; Tsugunori (Otawara, JP), Yonekawa; Toshihiro (Otawara, JP), Tomita; Norihiro (Otawara, JP), Kuzuhara; Yoko (Otawara, JP), Odagiri; Takato (Musashimurayama, JP)
Title: Method of detecting H5 or H7 avian influenza virus
Patent Number: 8,043,813

Inventors: Minty; Andrew (Bristol, GB), Miles; Barry (Bristol, GB)
Title: Water scavenging system
Patent Number: 8,042,693

Inventors: Minzoni; Alessandro (Morrisville, NC)
Title: Delay locked loop using a FIFO circuit to synchronize between blender and coarse delay control signals
Patent Number: 7,292,080

Inventors: Mirchandani; Sandeep (Palo Alto, CA), Kalwa; Chakrapal (Sunnyvale, CA), Peng; Chi-Jung (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Crosstalk mitigation in on-chip interfaces
Patent Number: 9,170,769

Inventors: Mirza; Faisal (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Void containment apparatus and method of use for creating a sealed environment for product delivery
Patent Number: 9,168,063

Inventors: Misaki; Takashi (Yokkaichi, JP), Nishi; Kouji (Yokkaichi, JP), Nakajima; Hirokatsu (Yokkaichi, JP), Fukuyama; Susumu (Yokkaichi, JP)
Title: Current detector
Patent Number: 9,170,283

Inventors: Mital; Rahul (Rochester Hills, MI), Brown; David B. (Brighton, MI), Li; Jianwen (Canton, MI), Luckham; Michael Christopher (Highland, MI), Fuqua; Kevin B. (Clarkston, MI), Jaffri; Kasser A. (Rochester, MI), Garcia; Linda (Royal Oak, MI)
Title: Particulate matter filter assembly with a flow device
Patent Number: 8,043,394

Inventors: Mitsui; Tadashi (Kamakura, JP)
Title: Pattern edge detecting method and pattern evaluating method
Patent Number: 8,045,807

Inventors: Miwa; Akihiro (Hamamatsu, JP)
Title: Method, apparatus and program for setting function to operation control of signal processing apparatus
Patent Number: 8,046,686

Inventors: Miyairi; Hidekazu (Kanagawa, JP), Tanaka; Koichiro (Kanagawa, JP), Shoji; Hironobu (Tokyo, JP), Yamazaki; Shunpei (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Method for manufacturing semiconductor device
Patent Number: 8,043,969

Inventors: Miyakawa; Takeshi (Hyogo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device
Patent Number: 9,171,817

Inventors: Miyamoto; Yasuhiro (Fukuoka, JP), Yamada; Takahisa (Fukuoka, JP)
Title: Tandem arrangement linear motor
Patent Number: 7,291,941

Inventors: Miyashiro; Thomas H. (Honolulu, HI)
Title: System and apparatus for handling deposit beverage containers
Patent Number: 9,169,070

Inventors: Miyawaki; Seiji (Kanagawa, JP), Ohashi; Yasuo (Kanagawa, JP), Fukuda; Michitaka (Kanagawa, JP), Kusakari; Shin (Kanagawa, JP), Miyauchi; Kunihiro (Kanagawa, JP), Kawasaki; Satoshi (Kanagawa, JP), Hiroi; Takaaki (Tokyo, JP), Aoki; Shinji (Kanagawa, JP), Matsushita; Yusuke (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Communication apparatus, position information management system, and position information management method
Patent Number: 9,173,188

Inventors: Miyazaki; Hajime (Matsumoto, JP)
Title: Fluid injecting apparatus
Patent Number: 9,168,337

Inventors: Miyazaki; Hajjime (Matsumoto, JP)
Title: Micropump
Patent Number: 8,043,077

Inventors: Miyazaki; Takayuki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor integrated circuit including a master-slave flip-flop
Patent Number: 8,044,695

Inventors: Miyoshi; Eiji (Suita, JP), Iijima; Hideki (Suita, JP), Shinzaki; Shinichiro (Suita, JP), Tsujii; Masahiko (Suita, JP), Hayashi; Norio (Suita, JP), Nakagawa; Takatoshi (Suita, JP), Kondo; Akihiro (Suita, JP), Taniguchi; Naoyuki (Suita, JP)
Title: Method for determination of inflammatory bowel disease
Patent Number: 8,043,832

Inventors: Mizutani; Michinari (Kanagawa, JP), Osada; Torachika (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Ink jet recording method and ink jet recording apparatus
Patent Number: 7,290,854

Inventors: Mo; Brian S. (Fremont, CA), Chau; Duc (San Jose, CA), Sapp; Steven (Felton, CA), Bencuya; Izak (Saratoga, CA), Probst; Dean E. (West Jordan, UT)
Title: Method of manufacturing a trench transistor having a heavy body region
Patent Number: 8,044,463

Inventors: Mochizuki; Masamitsu (Fujimi, JP)
Title: Light emitting device and super-luminescent diode having layer with first, second and third waveguides
Patent Number: 9,170,477

Inventors: Mochizuki; Masamitsu (Fujimi, JP)
Title: Light emitting device, super-luminescent diode, and projector
Patent Number: 9,172,003

Inventors: Mohamed; Abdel-Mohsen Onsy (Abu Dhabi, AE), El-Gamal; Maisa Mabrouk (Abu Dhabi, AE)
Title: Method for treating cement kiln dust
Patent Number: 8,043,426

Inventors: Mohan; Dinesh (Kanata, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for providing availability metrics for measurement and management of ethernet services
Patent Number: 8,045,475

Inventors: Mohr; Mark Anthony (Slidell, LA), Newt; Anthony L. (Windsor, CO), Newt; Jo Ann (Windsor, CO)
Title: Method of cleaning a rotating object
Patent Number: 9,168,988

Inventors: Monma; Susumu (Ibaraki, JP), Kobayashi; Shinya (Ibaraki, JP), Akatsu; Shinichi (Ibaraki, JP), Mitsuya; Teruaki (Ibaraki, JP), Yagawara; Makoto (Ibaraki, JP), Miki; Hideharu (Ibaraki, JP), Nakajima; Isao (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus and image forming method on measured physical quantity
Patent Number: 8,045,871

Inventors: Monroe; O. Napoleon (Huntington, NY)
Title: Injection device and case with reporting ability
Patent Number: 8,044,778

Inventors: Montgomery; Seana L. (McKinney, TX)
Title: Utensil holder
Patent Number: 9,167,931

Inventors: Moon; Jung Mo (Daejeon, KR), Park; Woo Goo (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Synchronization method and apparatus for broadcast multicast service
Patent Number: 9,173,179

Inventors: Moore; Richard G. (Cranston, RI), Singh; Rakesh K. (Barrington, RI)
Title: Adamantyl derivatives as therapeutic agents
Patent Number: 9,168,237

Inventors: Morales; Javier A. (Irondequoit, NY), Farrell; Michael E. (Webster, NY)
Title: Image downsampling during processing
Patent Number: 8,045,827

Inventors: Moreton; Henry Packard (Woodside, CA), Acocella; Dominic (Blainville, CA), Gimby; Robert W. (West Bloomfield, MI), Ogletree; Thomas M. (Lakeway, TX), Goodman; Christopher J. (Round Rock, TX), Bowen; Andrew D. (Austin, TX), Tannenbaum; David C. (Austin, TX)
Title: Cull before attribute read
Patent Number: 7,292,239

Inventors: Mori; Kazuhiro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Semiconductor circuit
Patent Number: 8,044,689

Inventors: Mori; Keiichi (Tokyo, JP), Kato; Yoshichika (Tokyo, JP), Yoshida; Satoshi (Tama, JP), Kondou; Kenji (Tokyo, JP), Hamada; Yoshihiko (Tokyo, JP), Imaki; Osamu (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Method of making microminiature moving device
Patent Number: 8,043,882

Inventors: Mori; Kyosuke (Kariya, JP), Iwasaki; Yasuhisa (Ichinomiya, JP), Mishima; Keisuke (Takahama, JP), Yoshida; Yusuke (Kitanagoya, JP), Komura; Masahiko (Ichinomiya, JP)
Title: Dog clutch control apparatus for automated transmission
Patent Number: 9,169,879

Inventors: Mori; Ryo (Kawasaki, JP), Fukuoka; Kazuki (Kawasaki, JP), Morino; Naozumi (Kawasaki, JP), Deguchi; Yoshinori (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device and manufacturing method for the same
Patent Number: 9,171,767

Inventors: Mori; Shosei (Hiratsuka, JP), Sekiguchi; Takeshi (Tokyo, JP), Katsumoto; Yuko (Yokohama, JP), Shintou; Taichi (Saitama, JP), Ujifusa; Takayuki (Ashigarakami-gun, JP), Miyazaki; Takeshi (Ebina, JP)
Title: Yellow toner
Patent Number: 9,170,513

Inventors: Morikami; Atsushi (Ube, JP), Naiki; Masahiro (Ube, JP), Adachi; Fumio (Ube, JP), Takahashi; Manabu (Ube, JP)
Title: Aqueous polyurethane resin dispersion and coating composition comprising the same
Patent Number: 9,169,420

Inventors: Morikawa; Takeshi (Takarazuka, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus, image data transfer control method and image data transfer control program
Patent Number: 8,045,210

Inventors: Morinaga; Yasuo (Chiyoda-ku, JP), Ota; Manabu (Chiyoda-ku, JP)
Title: Object display device and object display method
Patent Number: 9,171,388

Inventors: Morinaga; Yasuo (Tokyo, JP), Ota; Manabu (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Mobile terminal, data distribution server, data distribution system, and data distribution method
Patent Number: 9,172,767

Inventors: Morishita; Masashi (Tokyo, JP), Onuki; Hisashi (Tokyo, JP), Kawai; Yoshihiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Inner fin with cutout window for heat exchanger
Patent Number: 7,290,595

Inventors: Moroni; Andrea (Gorla Minore, IT), Dell'Oro; Alessandro (Menaggio, IT), Dos Santos; Ronaldo (Porlezza, IT)
Title: Device for calibration of a field transmitter
Patent Number: 8,044,656

Inventors: Moshfeghi; Mehran (Rancho Palos Verdes, CA)
Title: Determining the position of a mobile device using the characteristics of received signals and a reference database
Patent Number: 9,173,187

Inventors: Moskowitz; Scott A. (Sunny Isles Beach, FL)
Title: Data protection method and device
Patent Number: 9,171,136

Inventors: Moskowitz; Scott A. (Sunny Isles Beach, FL), Cooperman; Marc (Short Hills, NJ)
Title: Steganographic method and device
Patent Number: 8,046,841

Inventors: Moss; Gerald (White Plains, NY)
Title: Gastrointestinal feeding and aspiration catheter
Patent Number: 9,168,205

Inventors: Muenter; Steven E. (Van Nuys, CA)
Title: Optical encoders for position measurements
Patent Number: 7,291,832

Inventors: Muff; Adam J. (Issaquah, WA), Schardt; Paul E. (Rochester, MN), Shearer; Robert A. (Woodinville, WA), Tubbs; Matthew R. (Issaquah, WA)
Title: Translation management instructions for updating address translation data structures in remote processing nodes
Patent Number: 9,170,954

Inventors: Mukarram; Mohammed Siddiqui Jaweed (Aurangabad, IN), Merwade; Yekanathsa Aravind (Aurangabad, IN), Khan; Reyaz Anjum (Aurangabad, IN)
Title: Process for the manufacture of (+)-(s)-clopidogrel bisulfate form-1
Patent Number: 7,291,735

Inventors: Mulkens; Johannes Catharinus Hubertus (Waalre, NL), Lipson; Matthew (Stamford, CT), Sewell; Harry (Ridgefield, CT), Markoya; Louis John (Sandy Hook, CT)
Title: Lithographic apparatus with a fluid combining unit and related device manufacturing method
Patent Number: 8,045,135

Inventors: Mullen; Linda J. (Chesapeake Beach, MD), Laux; Alan E. (Great Mills, MD), Cochenour; Brandon (Great Mills, MD)
Title: Image enhancer for detecting and identifying objects in turbid media
Patent Number: 8,044,999

Inventors: Muller; Manfred (Rechtenbach, DE), Obermann; Wolfgang (Grunberg, DE), Krengel; Michael (Giessen, DE), Schmitt; Klaus Gisbert (Giessen, DE)
Title: Joining system head, joining system, and method of feeding and joining elements
Patent Number: 7,291,802

Inventors: Mullins; Michael J. (Houston, TX), Hefner, Jr.; Robert E. (Rosharon, TX), Herold; Ulrich (Buhl, DE), Wilson; Mark B. (Clute, TX)
Title: Aromatic dicyanate compounds with high aliphatic carbon content
Patent Number: 9,169,352

Inventors: Mullner, Jr.; Nandor (Aston, PA)
Title: Skimmer guard for a swimming pool
Patent Number: 7,291,260

Inventors: Murakami; Masato (Ichihara, JP), Yamaguchi; Hiroaki (Ichihara, JP)
Title: Polyimide film-laminated body
Patent Number: 8,043,697

Inventors: Muraki; Toshiyuki (Niwa gun, JP), Yamamoto; Hiromasa (Niwa gun, JP)
Title: Method for preparing NC machining program and apparatus for preparing NC machining program
Patent Number: 8,042,436

Inventors: Murata; Satoru (Tokyo, JP), Oka; Masaru (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Gas-fired engine
Patent Number: 9,169,769

Inventors: Murofushi; Toru (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Vehicle controller
Patent Number: 9,170,770

Inventors: Murouchi; Katsunori (Honjo, JP), Tatsukawa; Masashi (Fukaya, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing liquid crystal display panel and liquid crystal display panel manufacturing apparatus
Patent Number: 7,291,238

Inventors: Murphree; Zachary (Dallas, TX)
Title: Magnetostrictive wave energy harvester with heave plate
Patent Number: 9,169,823

Inventors: Musta; Charles A. (Austin, TX), Dunlap; Wayne (Austin, TX), Menchaca; Ben (Pflugerville, TX)
Title: Technique for managing communications at a router
Patent Number: 9,172,774

Inventors: Na; Hong-ju (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Image display apparatus and high quality image providing method thereof
Patent Number: 8,044,978

Inventors: Nagahara; Yasuyuki (Kanagawa, JP), Ozawa; Isao (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Memory module and video camera
Patent Number: 9,173,293

Inventors: Nagai; Takayuki (Harima, JP), Fujimoto; Shigeru (Nishinomiya, JP), Sasada; Takashi (Kobe, JP)
Title: Method and information processing apparatus for extracting software correction patch for virtual machine
Patent Number: 9,170,802

Inventors: Nagasaka; Chikao (Aichi-ken, JP), Kunimatsu; Yoshimasa (Aichi-ken, JP), Fujioka; Yasuhiro (Aichi-ken, JP)
Title: Screen operating device for a vehicle
Patent Number: 7,292,228

Inventors: Nagase; Tatsuya (Kanagawa, JP), Uchiyama; Hiroaki (Kanagawa, JP), Kato; Yoshinaga (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Transmission terminal, transmission system and recording medium
Patent Number: 9,171,184

Inventors: Nagatomo; Tsuneyasu (Numazu, JP), Watanabe; Naohiro (Sunto-gun, JP), Uchinokura; Osamu (Mishima, JP), Kojima; Satoshi (Numazu, JP)
Title: Toner, method for preparing the toner, and image forming apparatus using the toner
Patent Number: 8,043,778

Inventors: Nagayasu; Yoshiyuki (Yokohama, JP), Segawa; Atsushi (Yokohama, JP), Miyazawa; Kazunori (Yokohama, JP), Kobori; Yoshihiro (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Desulfurization system for hydrocarbon fuel
Patent Number: 8,043,989

Inventors: Nakagai; Miki (Kawasaki, JP), Miyamoto; Toshihiro (Machida, JP), Nagahama; Norio (Tokorozawa, JP)
Title: System for supply of power source current, connector and method of supplying power source current
Patent Number: 9,170,622

Inventors: Nakagama; Kiyohari (Fujisawa, JP), Hanada; Kouichi (Yokohama, JP), Sawaki; Toyotsugu (Toyohashi, JP), Ito; Hiroji (Hachioji, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus
Patent Number: 8,045,209

Inventors: Nakagawa; Takashi (Kanagawa, JP), Hase; Takashi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Semiconductor storage device and method of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 7,291,530

Inventors: Nakai; Akihiro (Sasayama, JP)
Title: Vitreous system
Patent Number: 8,043,147

Inventors: Nakajima; Yuji (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Track-and-hold circuit and A/D converter
Patent Number: 8,044,834

Inventors: Nakamura; Yasunori (Kawasaki, JP), Ono; Nobuhiro (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Memory system and controlling method of memory system
Patent Number: 9,170,887

Inventors: Nakano; Masaki (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Braking device for vehicle
Patent Number: 8,042,883

Inventors: Nakano; Shingo (Toyko, JP)
Title: Electronic equipment provided with battery check device
Patent Number: 9,172,105

Inventors: Nakao; Yoshizumi (Daito, JP), Toyoda; Takashi (Daito, JP), Masaki; Yasuo (Daito, JP)
Title: Compound-eye imaging device
Patent Number: 8,045,001

Inventors: Nakasato; Mitsuharu (Miyagi-ken, JP), Kikuchi; Yuya (Miyagi-ken, JP)
Title: Keyless entry system using communication via human body
Patent Number: 8,044,768

Inventors: Nakashima; Moriyoshi (Amagasaki, JP), Kobayashi; Kazuo (Amagasaki, JP), Ajika; Natsuo (Amagasaki, JP)
Title: Interposer, semiconductor chip mounted sub-board, and semiconductor package
Patent Number: 8,044,498

Inventors: Nakayama; Masayoshi (Tokyo, JP), Fujinuma; Yoshitaka (Tokyo, JP), Takeyama; Susumu (Tokyo, JP), Kubo; Tatsuya (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Developing device and image forming apparatus including inclined transport screw
Patent Number: 8,045,893

Inventors: Namekawa; Toshimasa (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Non-volatile semiconductor memory device
Patent Number: 8,045,414

Inventors: Namiki; Hideo (Saitama, JP)
Title: Vehicle-body structure for motorcycle
Patent Number: 8,042,640

Inventors: Nanayakkara; Saman Chandana (Rancho Cucamonga, CA)
Title: Seal comprising elastomeric composition with nanoparticles
Patent Number: 9,169,377

Inventors: Narasimhan; Vineeth (Bangalore, IN), Lambert; Joshua (Eagleville, PA), Herchek; Thomas (Blue Bell, PA), Hope; Ryan Elliot (King of Prussia, PA), Jha; Nitish (Kharagpur, IN), Jain; Rahul (Bangalore, IN), Singh; Sumeet (Bangalore, IN)
Title: System and method for extending cloud services into the customer premise
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Inventors: Narayan-Sarathy; Sridevi (Dublin, OH), Hahn; Lisa M. (Delaware, OH)
Title: Radiation-curable inks for flexographic and screen-printing applications from multifunctional acrylate oligomers
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Inventors: Narusawa; Atsushi (Hino, JP)
Title: Display system, display device, and program
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Inventors: Nashiki; Masayuki (Komaki, JP)
Title: AC motor and control device therefor
Patent Number: 7,291,945

Inventors: Nastasoiu; Ion J. (Rochester Hills, MI), Nastasoiu; Manuela C. (Rochester Hills, MI)
Title: Method of designing a joint of adjacent components to minimize a perceived gap and algorithm for a computer-aided modeling system
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Inventors: Natarajan; Sanjay S. (Portland, OR), King; Sean W. (Hillsboro, OR), Elamrawi; Khaled A. (Hillsboro, OR)
Title: Multi-layer film stack for extinction of substrate reflections during patterning
Patent Number: 7,291,552

Inventors: Nataro; James (Owings Mills, MD)
Title: Antibodies to novel proteins in enteroaggregative Escherichia coli (EAEC) useful for diagnosis and therapy of EAEC infections
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Inventors: Nayak; Suresh (Cincinnati, OH), Watson; Ronald R. (Placida, FL)
Title: Method and apparatus to remove cast from an individual
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Inventors: Nazarian; Hagop A. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Multiple level programming in a non-volatile memory device
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Inventors: Nearman; Howard S. (Pepper Pike, OH), Voltz; Donald M. (Twinsburg, OH), Aharon; Alon S. (Spokane, WA)
Title: Airway management
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Inventors: Neeley; Alvin L. (Puyallup, WA), Davis; Steven M. (Federal Way, WA)
Title: Manhole cover lifting apparatus and method
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Inventors: Neer; Charles S. (Cincinnati, OH), Ziemba; Robert J. (Cincinnati, OH), Brooks; David M. (Cincinnati, OH), Small; James R. (Beavercreek, OH), Gibbs; Jonathan D. (Mason, OH), Bruce; John Kevin (Burlington, KY), Wagner; Gary S. (Independence, KY)
Title: Powerhead of a power injection system
Patent Number: 9,168,335

Inventors: Nelms; David W. (Lake Forest, IL), Schick; Betty M. (Lake Villa, IL), Wilson; Kimberly S. (Highland Park, IL), Hochschild; Roger C. (Larchmont, NY)
Title: Non-rectangular shaped credit card with case
Patent Number: 7,290,364

Inventors: Nelson; Jeffrey Scott (Portland, OR)
Title: Handwriting recognition system and methodology for use with a latin derived alphabet universal computer script
Patent Number: 8,045,803

Inventors: Nelson; Mark (Kirkland, WA)
Title: Creating, displaying, and editing a sub-process within a process diagram
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Inventors: Nespor; Ronald R. (Osprey, FL)
Title: Cargo handling apparatus and underride combination
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Inventors: Netanel; Eran (Belmont, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for secure immediate wireless access in a telecommunications network
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Inventors: Neumann; Joachim (Smorum, DK)
Title: Method for dynamic determination of time constants, method for level detection, method for compressing an electric audio signal and hearing aid, wherein the method for compression is used
Patent Number: 8,045,720

Inventors: Neumeyer; John L. (Wayland, MA), Bidlack; Jean M. (Rochester, NY), Gu; Xiao-Hui (San Diego, CA)
Title: Treatment of cocaine abuse using N-substituted derivatives of morphinan
Patent Number: 7,291,628

Inventors: Neuwirth; Robert S. (Englewood, NJ), Gensini; Michel (Flemington, NJ)
Title: Occlusion of fallopian tubes
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Inventors: Nguyen; Gia-Van (Rossignol, BE), Jeanne-Marie Cambron; Anne-France Gabrielle (Angelsberg, LU)
Title: Tire tread having a tread block with an undercut design
Patent Number: 7,290,578

Inventors: Nguyen; Laurent An Minh (Los Altos, CA)
Title: Systems and methods for facilitating real-time product inquiries during online shopping
Patent Number: 8,046,272

Inventors: Nguyen; Phil Tien (San Diego, CA)
Title: Mechanism and method for controlling network access to a service provider
Patent Number: 8,046,821

Inventors: Niarfeix; Francois (Cerelles, FR)
Title: Mounting bracket, rolling bearing and corresponding assembly method
Patent Number: 7,290,351

Inventors: Niihara; Takayuki (Kanagawa, JP), Kawabata; Kenichi (Kanagawa, JP), Naruse; Shinichiro (Kanagawa, JP), Yorimoto; Mamoru (Tokyo, JP), Hagiwara; Takumi (Aichi, JP), Morino; Tetsu (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus and carriage
Patent Number: 8,042,904

Inventors: Nikander; Risto (Tampere, FI)
Title: Method and apparatus for conducting heat to a glass sheet
Patent Number: 7,290,405

Inventors: Nilsson; Dan (Espergaerde, DK)
Title: Metabolically engineered lactic acid bacteria and their use
Patent Number: 8,043,843

Inventors: Nishi; Masayuki (Toyokawa, JP), Yoshiyama; Tsugihito (Toyohashi, JP)
Title: Rotary developing apparatus rotatably accommodating a plurality of developer units, developer unit and image forming apparatus including rotary developing apparatus
Patent Number: 8,045,891

Inventors: Nishi; Shinsuke (Kariya, JP), Mori; Shogo (Kariya, JP), Otobe; Yuri (Kariya, JP), Kato; Naoki (Kariya, JP)
Title: Semiconductor unit with cooler
Patent Number: 9,171,771

Inventors: Nishida; Satoshi (Saitama, JP), Morimoto; Hiroshi (Akiruno, JP), Ishizuka; Kazuteru (Itabashi-ku, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus having brush and cleaning blade to remove toner remaining on image carrier
Patent Number: 8,045,870

Inventors: Nishida; Shoso (Hiroshima, JP)
Title: Apparatus including a fixed temporary stage for manufacturing molded product
Patent Number: 9,168,561

Inventors: Nishihara; H Keith (Los Altos, CA), Hunt; Neil D. (Los Altos, CA), Lu; Catherine (Los Altos, CA), Raymond; Julie (Los Altos, CA)
Title: Activity level monitoring participant station network
Patent Number: 9,171,445

Inventors: Nishikawa; Shigeru (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: System and method for processing a change history of a PDF file
Patent Number: 8,045,198

Inventors: Nishino; Satoshi (Sayama, JP)
Title: Ink jet recording apparatus
Patent Number: 7,290,850

Inventors: Nishiwaki; Katsuhiro (Chita-gun, JP), Nagatsuma; Hiroshi (Nagoya, JP), Masui; Yasuo (Nishikamo-gun, JP), Nakamura; Tadamasa (Nagoya, JP)
Title: Video camera with flicker reduction function, and method for flicker reduction
Patent Number: 8,045,016

Inventors: Nishizawa; Hirotaka (Fuchu, JP), Ishihara; Haruji (Kawaguchi, JP), Shiraishi; Atsushi (Kodaira, JP), Yukawa; Yosuke (Kokubunji, JP)
Title: IC card
Patent Number: 7,291,018

Inventors: Nishizawa; Hirotaka (Fuchu, JP), Ishihara; Haruji (Kawaguchi, JP), Shiraishi; Atsushi (Kodaira, JP), Yukawa; Yosuke (Kokubunji, JP)
Title: IC card
Patent Number: 7,291,019

Inventors: Nishizawa; Hirotaka (Fuchu, JP), Osawa; Kenji (Hachioji, JP), Osako; Junichiro (Kodaira, JP), Wada; Tamaki (Higashimurayama, JP), Sugiyama; Michiaki (Tokyo, JP), Totsuka; Takashi (Machida, JP)
Title: Memory card
Patent Number: 7,291,903

Inventors: Nishizawa; Shin (Hamamatsu, JP)
Title: Method of controlling the operation of an optical disc recording apparatus, and recording medium on which the control program is recorded
Patent Number: 8,045,839

Inventors: Niwayama; Masahiko (Kyoto, JP), Yoneda; Kenji (Kyoto, JP), Takahashi; Kazuma (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Method and apparatus for fabricating semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,291,535

Inventors: No; Yang Hwan (Changwon-si, KR), Kim; Jong Seok (Changwon-si, KR), Cho; Han Ki (Changwon-si, KR), Jung; Yeon Su (Changwon-si, KR), Kang; Jung Hoon (Changwon-si, KR), Ha; Young Hoon (Masan-si, KR), Park; Myung Sik (Changwon-si, KR)
Title: Washing machine having transient vibration sensor assembly
Patent Number: 7,290,413

Inventors: Noda; Akihiko (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Print system, information processing apparatus, printing apparatus, printing method, and program
Patent Number: 7,292,360

Inventors: Noda; Hiroyuki (Anjo, JP), Inoue; Katsura (Chiryu, JP)
Title: Roof opening and closing apparatus for vehicle
Patent Number: 8,042,857

Inventors: Noelscher; Christoph (Nuremberg, DE), Chiu; Yi-Ming (Dresden, DE), Wu; Yuan-Hsun (Dresden, DE)
Title: Method of double patterning, method of processing a plurality of semiconductor wafers and semiconductor device
Patent Number: 8,043,794

Inventors: Noguchi; Akiteru (Kanagawa, JP), Doi; Koichi (Kanagawa, JP), Tsubai; Katsuhiro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Treatment equipment of organic waste and treatment method
Patent Number: 8,043,505

Inventors: Noguchi; Kazuyoshi (Toyokawa, JP), Takahama; Hidekazu (Nagoya, JP), Tsutsumi; Takahiro (Toyohashi, JP), Maegawa; Toru (Hino, JP)
Title: Multibeam scanning optical apparatus and multibeam image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 7,292,258

Inventors: Noguchi; Mitsuhiro (Yokohama, JP), Yoshikawa; Susumu (Yokohama, JP), Fukuda; Koichi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device with a non-volatile memory and resistor
Patent Number: 8,044,450

Inventors: Noh; Jong-Sang (Ulsan, KR), Son; Eul-Ho (Yangsan-si, KR), Park; Jun-Hong (Busan, KR)
Title: Air cutoff valve and restart stabilization method using the same
Patent Number: 9,169,785

Inventors: Noriega; Gerardo V. (Mountain View, CA), Chechelski; Victor (Winterville, NC), Sudaria; Rudolfo (Union City, CA)
Title: Guidewire for crossing occlusions or stenoses
Patent Number: 8,043,312

Inventors: Noriega; Gerardo V. (Mountain View, CA), Chechelski; Victor (Winterville, NC), Sudaria; Rudolfo (Union City, CA)
Title: Guidewire for crossing occlusions or stenoses
Patent Number: 8,043,314

Inventors: Noro; Masaaki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Medium, control method and information processing apparatus
Patent Number: 9,170,629

Inventors: Nourishad; Feriduon (Irvine, CA), Adame; Jose (Fontana, CA)
Title: Troffer luminaire
Patent Number: 8,042,977

Inventors: Nowack; Clifford William (Phelan, CA)
Title: Device that attaches to a surface
Patent Number: 7,290,743

Inventors: Nozaki; Takayuki (Chiba, JP), Kan; Kazutoshi (Kawagoe, JP)
Title: Temperature regulating member
Patent Number: 8,042,604

Inventors: Nudler; Evgeny (New York, NY), Nedospasov; Audrei (Moscow, RU)
Title: Nitrosation-inducible inhibitors biological macromolecules
Patent Number: 8,044,101

Inventors: Numrich; Uwe (Weiterstadt, DE), Hofmann; Klaus (Griesheim, DE), Kaube; Peter (Rossdorf, DE), Schmidt; Horst (Seeheim-Jugenheim, DE), Vetter; Heinz (Rossdorf, DE)
Title: Process of making a glossy film
Patent Number: 8,043,691

Inventors: Nunes; Joseph J. (Andover, MA), Milne; Jill (Brookline, MA), Bemis; Jean (Arlington, MA), Xie; Roger (Southborough, MA), Vu; Chi B. (Arlington, MA), Ng; Pui Yee (Boston, MA), Disch; Jeremy S. (Natick, MA)
Title: Sirtuin modulating compounds
Patent Number: 8,044,198

Inventors: Nunn; David (Carlsbad, CA), MacDonald; Andrew (Katy, TX)
Title: Recombinant ethanologenic bacteria comprising a urease gene
Patent Number: 9,169,485

Inventors: Nydam; Scott (Farmington Hills, MI)
Title: Vehicle roof bow assembly
Patent Number: 8,042,863

Inventors: O'Brien; Timothy J. (Little Rock, AR), Tanimoto; Hirotoshi (Kagawa, JP)
Title: TADG-15: an extracellular serine protease overexpressed in carcinomas
Patent Number: 7,291,462

Inventors: O'Connor; Michael (Cupertino, CA), Springett; Thomas W. (San Francisco, CA), Ward-Dolkas; Paul C. (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Microdisplay packaging system
Patent Number: 8,044,431

Inventors: O'Lenick, Jr.; Anthony J. (Dacula, GA)
Title: Silicone lubricating and conditioning compositions
Patent Number: 7,291,323

Inventors: Oden; Magnus (Tullinge, SE), Bjork; Emma (Linkoping, SE)
Title: Manufacture of crystallite particles
Patent Number: 9,169,122

Inventors: Ogaki; Koji (Koza-gun, JP)
Title: Display apparatus and method of controlling the same for displaying a three-dimensional video
Patent Number: 9,172,948

Inventors: Ogasawara; Shinya (Hyogo, JP), Iwata; Yukihiro (Osaka, JP), Irikiin; Miyoko (Hyogo, JP)
Title: Multi-layer solid state imaging device
Patent Number: 8,045,041

Inventors: Ogata; Tamotsu (Kawasaki, JP), Iwasaki; Toshifumi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Manufacturing method of semiconductor device
Patent Number: 9,171,928

Inventors: Ogawa; Manabu (Shizuoka, JP), Tateishi; Keiichi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Ink composition and inkjet recording method
Patent Number: 7,291,213

Inventors: Ogawa; Shigeo (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image pickup apparatus, white balance control method thereof, and storage medium
Patent Number: 8,045,015

Inventors: Ogawa; Yukihiro (Machida, JP), Endo; Koichi (Tokyo, JP), Ishihara; Masayuki (Yokohama, JP), Miyoshi; Koji (Kanagawa, JP), Tsuji; Takashi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: System and method for managing product reserve
Patent Number: 8,046,276

Inventors: Ogino; Hiroyuki (Kanagawa, JP), Urawa; Motoo (Tokyo, JP), Sunada; Muneyoshi (Tokyo, JP), Takada; Yoichi (Kanagawa, JP), Ito; Masanori (Tokyo, JP), Asakawa; Hiroshi (Kanagawa, JP), Takayama; Hideki (Kanagawa, JP), Nagashima; Hitoshi (Kanagawa, JP), Sawada; Takashi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image forming process, image-recorded article, liquid composition and ink-jet recording apparatus
Patent Number: 7,291,361

Inventors: Ogiwara; Ryu (Yokohama, JP), Takashima; Daisaburo (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Semiconductor memory device
Patent Number: 8,045,357

Inventors: Ogiwara; Ryu (Yokohama, JP), Takashima; Daisaburo (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Nonvolatile semiconductor memory device
Patent Number: 8,045,358

Inventors: Ogusu; Makoto (Shimotsuke, JP)
Title: Support plate, exposure apparatus having the support plate, and a device manufacturing method using the exposure apparatus
Patent Number: 8,045,138

Inventors: Oh; Jang-keun (Gwangju, KR), Heo; Yong seok (Gwangju, KR)
Title: Cyclone dust collector and vacuum cleaner therewith
Patent Number: 7,291,193

Inventors: Oh; Kwang Min (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Laser apparatus for welding
Patent Number: 9,168,610

Inventors: Ohachi; Tadashi (Kyotanabe, JP), Udagawa; Takashi (Chichibu, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing a semiconductor device having a group-III nitride superlattice layer on a silicon substrate
Patent Number: 8,043,977

Inventors: Ohama; Kentaro (Tsukuba, JP)
Title: Inspection apparatus for sheet
Patent Number: 9,170,206

Inventors: Ohara; Naoto (Tokyo, JP), Hayashi; Yusuke (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image pickup apparatus and method for manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 8,044,331

Inventors: Ohashi; Yoshinori (Ichikawa, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus, image processing method and medium
Patent Number: 8,045,229

Inventors: Ohbuchi; Mari (Yokohama, JP), Shiokawa; Junji (Chigasaki, JP)
Title: Video signal processing apparatus
Patent Number: 9,172,863

Inventors: Ohno; Nobuhiro (Chiyoda-ku, JP)
Title: Composite material and process for the production thereof
Patent Number: 8,043,669

Inventors: Ohnuma; Hideto (Kanagawa, JP), Monoe; Shigeharu (Tochigi, JP), Yamazaki; Shunpei (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device and manufacturing method thereof
Patent Number: 8,043,902

Inventors: Ohtaki; Kiyokazu (Niwa-gun, JP), Ishigaki; Seiji (Niwa-gun, JP), Funayama; Tomoyuki (Toyota, JP), Fukuoka; Yoshinori (Toyota, JP)
Title: Engine switch device
Patent Number: 7,290,416

Inventors: Ohtsuka; Masanori (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus and method of controlling same
Patent Number: 8,045,185

Inventors: Ohwatari; Yusuke (Chiyoda-ku, JP), Miki; Nobuhiko (Chiyoda-ku, JP), Asai; Takahiro (Chiyoda-ku, JP), Okumura; Yukihiko (Chiyoda-ku, JP)
Title: Mobile communication terminal
Patent Number: 9,173,113

Inventors: Oikawa; Ryuichi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Impedance measuring apparatus of package substrate and method for the same
Patent Number: 7,292,054

Inventors: Oike; Shunsuke (Sodegaura, JP), Kohmura; Kazuo (Sodegaura, JP), Murakami; Masami (Sodegaura, JP), Kubota; Takeshi (Sodegaura, JP)
Title: Coating liquid for forming porous silica
Patent Number: 7,291,215

Inventors: Okada; Kazutaka (Chiba, JP), Kanda; Hiroshi (Saitama, JP), Otake; Tsuyoshi (Kashiwa, JP), Kimura; Tsuyoshi (Chiba, JP), Hayashi; Tatsuya (Chiba, JP)
Title: Ultrasonograph
Patent Number: 8,043,220

Inventors: Okamitsu; Atsushi (Hiroshima, JP), Yoshii; Teruo (Hiroshima, JP), Inada; Takahiro (Hiroshima, JP)
Title: Smart entry system for vehicle
Patent Number: 8,044,767

Inventors: Okawara; Hiroto (Ibaraki, JP)
Title: Image pickup apparatus, control method for the same, and program for implementing the control method
Patent Number: 8,045,045

Inventors: Okkonen; Harri (Dana Point, CA), Rao; Bindu Rama (Laguna Niguel, CA), Huq; Ziaul Jami (Rancho Santa Margarita, CA)
Title: Communications network capable of determining SIM card changes in electronic devices
Patent Number: 8,045,971

Inventors: Okuda; Shouichi (Nukata-gun, JP)
Title: Constant current control circuit
Patent Number: 8,044,652

Inventors: Okuno; Naoki (Sagamihara, JP)
Title: Method for manufacturing SOI substrate and SOI substrate
Patent Number: 8,043,938

Inventors: Okutsu; Toshihisa (Kawasaki, JP), Goda; Junichi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Multifunction processing apparatus and control method thereof
Patent Number: 8,046,756

Inventors: Omura; Fumihiko (Osaka, JP)
Title: Mutant ILV5 gene and use thereof
Patent Number: 8,043,638

Inventors: Onishi; Toshikazu (Tokyo, JP), Nakai; Toru (Tokyo, JP), Tachibana; Kazuyuki (Tokyo, JP), Uchida; Kyoko (Tokyo, JP), Tanaka; Yoshimasa (Tokyo, JP), Shimizu; Yoshihiro (Tokyo, JP), Shinohara; Hideaki (Tokyo, JP), Kawamura; Masato (Tokyo, JP), Tsukada; Chikara (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Thermal transfer receiving sheet and its manufacturing method
Patent Number: 8,043,994

Inventors: Ono; Hideharu (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Imaging device with autofocus operation
Patent Number: 9,172,864

Inventors: Ono; Seiichi (Oita, JP)
Title: Winged angled needle assembly
Patent Number: 7,291,135

Inventors: Ono; Tomoki (Tokyo, JP), Miyanishi; Shintaro (Nara, JP), Innami; Kousuke (Nara, JP), Murakami; Yoshiteru (Nishinomiya, JP)
Title: Slider, integrated slider, and hybrid storage device
Patent Number: 8,045,294

Inventors: Onodera; Tadashi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Delay circuit and semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,292,086

Inventors: Oo; Zaw Min (Singapore, SG), Aw; Kok Seng (Singapore, SG), Goh; Kwong Huang (Singapore, SG), Tham; Jo Yew (Singapore, SG), Lee; Wei Siong (Singapore, SG)
Title: Method, an apparatus and a computer program product for deinterlacing an image having a plurality of pixels
Patent Number: 9,171,370

Inventors: Ooya; Hiroshi (Machida, JP), Ikeda; Atsushi (Tokorozawa, JP), Shirai; Toshiaki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus, information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer-readable storage medium
Patent Number: 8,045,225

Inventors: Oren; Jakob (Nesher, IL)
Title: Manufacturing of stabilized propargyl bromide
Patent Number: 9,169,178

Inventors: Orlowski; Marius K. (Austin, TX), Shiho; Yasuhito (Austin, TX)
Title: Self correcting suppression of threshold voltage variation in fully depleted transistors
Patent Number: 7,291,521

Inventors: Orndorff, Jr.; Roy Lee (Kent, OH)
Title: Stave bearing assembly and stave for a bearing assembly
Patent Number: 7,290,932

Inventors: Ortega; Mel A. (Folsom, CA)
Title: Laser probe points
Patent Number: 7,291,508

Inventors: Orth; Kim (Dallas, TX), Mukherjee; Sohini (Dallas, TX)
Title: O-acetyltranferases
Patent Number: 7,291,476

Inventors: Osada; Mamoru (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus and method for controlling image processing apparatus
Patent Number: 9,172,840

Inventors: Osada; Takeshi (Isehara, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device
Patent Number: 8,044,800

Inventors: Osakada; Kohtaro (Yokohama, JP), Takeuchi; Daisuke (Yokohama, JP), Park; Sehoon (Yokohama, JP), Fujita; Masayuki (Chiba, JP), Hirahata; Wataru (Sodegaura, JP)
Title: Homopolymer and copolymer, and production process thereof
Patent Number: 8,044,159

Inventors: Oshio; Hiroaki (Fukuoka-ken, JP), Matsumoto; Iwao (Fukuoka-ken, JP), Miyakawa; Takeshi (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Takezawa; Hatsuo (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Semiconductor light emitting device and semiconductor light emitting unit
Patent Number: 7,291,866

Inventors: Oswald; Johann (Eschenlohe, DE), Heeg; Manfred (Starnberg, DE)
Title: Drive unit for aircraft running gear
Patent Number: 9,169,005

Inventors: Oswald; Richard (San Jose, CA), Yamamoto; Tamotsu (Cupertino, CA), Ishi; Takuya (Osaka, JP)
Title: High efficiency, high slew rate switching regulator/amplifier
Patent Number: 7,292,015

Inventors: Ota; Takefumi (Tucson, AZ)
Title: System for controlling the chirp of an optical signal
Patent Number: 9,170,469

Inventors: Otobe; Eiichiro (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Amplifier
Patent Number: 7,292,096

Inventors: Ottman; Michael H. (Fort Mohave, AZ), McLellan; James W. (Phoenix, AZ)
Title: Lightweight trench shield
Patent Number: 7,290,961

Inventors: Ou; Hok Huor (Kanagawa, JP), Nagata; Shiro (Saitama, JP), Ishii; Eiichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Tire condition detection system and induction feed method thereof
Patent Number: 8,044,783

Inventors: Ouyang; Zhengbiao (Shenzhen, CN), Jin; Xin (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: TM-polarization splitter based on photonic crystal waveguide
Patent Number: 9,170,375

Inventors: Overcash; Duane Keith (Bend, OR)
Title: Miniature golf game
Patent Number: 9,168,444

Inventors: Ozasa; Akio (Shiga, JP), Hashimoto; Akihisa (Shiga, JP), Shinohara; Rumi (Shiga, JP), Tanaka; Shinji (Shiga, JP), Shingu; Takeshi (Shiga, JP)
Title: Process for producing biodegradable molded item and molding dies therefor
Patent Number: 8,043,539

Inventors: Ozeki; Takashi (Saitama, JP), Tsukada; Yoshiaki (Saitama, JP), Inomoto; Yutaka (Saitama, JP), Shibata; Kazumi (Saitama, JP)
Title: Power unit structure for hybrid vehicle
Patent Number: 7,290,629

Inventors: Ozum; Baki (Edmonton, CA)
Title: Method for improving bitumen recovery from oil sands by production of surfactants from bitumen asphaltenes
Patent Number: 8,043,494

Inventors: Pacheco; Ogari (Itapira, BR), Teixeira; Antonio Carlos (Itapira, BR), Lima; Edson Luiz (Itapira, BR), Bockelmann; Maria Alice (Itapira, BR)
Title: Process for the preparation of fluoromethyl 2,2,2-trifluoro-1-(trifluoromethyl) ethyl ether
Patent Number: 8,044,247

Inventors: Page; Trevor A. (Airdrie, CA)
Title: RF combining device and method
Patent Number: 7,292,121

Inventors: Pahl; Guenter (Hamburg, DE)
Title: Aircraft door
Patent Number: 7,290,736

Inventors: Paik; Dongki (Seoul, KR), Kim; Hyunha (Seoul, KR)
Title: Lighting device and method of assembling the same
Patent Number: 8,042,969

Inventors: Paik; Jeom Kee (Busan, KR)
Title: Curved surface forming method of a metal plate
Patent Number: 8,046,098

Inventors: Pak; Chan-ho (Seoul, KR), Joo; Sang-hoon (Yongin-si, KR), Chang; Hyuk (Seongnam-si, KR), Kim; Ji-man (Suwon-si, KR), Lee; Hyung-Ik (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Mesoporous carbon including heteroatom, manufacturing method thereof, and fuel cell using the mesoporous carbon
Patent Number: 8,043,595

Inventors: Palanduz; Cengiz A. (Chandler, AZ), Min; Yongki (Phoenix, AZ)
Title: Method for making a passive device structure
Patent Number: 7,290,315

Inventors: Pallotta; George Allen (The Woodlands, TX)
Title: Remote child monitor
Patent Number: 9,173,087

Inventors: Palmateer; Lauren (San Francisco, CA), Cummings; William J. (Millbrae, CA), Gally; Brian (Los Gatos, CA), Miles; Mark (Atlanta, GA), Sampsell; Jeffrey B. (Pueblo West, CO), Chui; Clarence (San Jose, CA), Kothari; Manish (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Method and device for packaging a substrate
Patent Number: 8,045,835

Inventors: Paltieli; Yoav (Haifa, IL), Lewinsky; Reuven (Kiryat Tivon, IL)
Title: Method for monitoring orientation of a maternal pelvis
Patent Number: 8,043,233

Inventors: Pan; Jae Kyung (Jeonju-si, KR), Choi; Sang Jin (Gimje-si, KR)
Title: Fiber-optic sensor device having a second fiber bragg grating unit to reflect light passing through a fiber optic sensor
Patent Number: 9,170,130

Inventors: Pan; Jiun-Hung (Taipei, TW), Tang; Chien-Fu (Hsinchu, TW), Chen; Isaac Y. (Zhubei, TW), Yang; Tsung-Hsi (New Taipei, TW)
Title: LED control device for phase-cut dimming system and control method thereof
Patent Number: 9,173,264

Inventors: Pan; Shaowei (Kildeer, IL)
Title: System and method to control wireless communications
Patent Number: 8,046,420

Inventors: Pan; Tao (San Jose, CA), Demaray; Richard E. (Portola Valley, CA), Chen; Yu (San Jose, CA), Xie; Yong Jin (Cupertino, CA), Pethe; Rajiv (San Jose, CA)
Title: Mode size converter for a planar waveguide
Patent Number: 8,045,832

Inventors: Pang; Xiaowu (Rockville, MD), Dayton; Andrew I. (Knoxville, MD), Zhang; Mingjie (Bethesda, MD)
Title: Subgenomic replicons of the flavivirus dengue
Patent Number: 9,169,297

Inventors: Paris; Joseph (New York, NY)
Title: Medical hair prosthesis system
Patent Number: 8,042,553

Inventors: Park; Hyoun Soo (Daegu, KR), Kim; Young Hwan (Pohang Si, KR), Hyun; Dai Joon (Seoul, KR), Kim; Wook (Pohang Si, KR)
Title: Method of timing criticality calculation for statistical timing optimization of VLSI circuit
Patent Number: 8,046,724

Inventors: Park; Hyunchul (Santa Clara, CA), Rong; Hongbo (San Jose, CA), Wu; Youfeng (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Dynamic optimization of pipelined software
Patent Number: 9,170,792

Inventors: Park; Jong Sool (Suwon, KR)
Title: Six-speed powertrain of an automatic transmission
Patent Number: 7,291,084

Inventors: Park; Jong Sool (Suwon, KR)
Title: Six-speed powertrain of an automatic transmission
Patent Number: 7,291,085

Inventors: Park; Jong Sool (Suwon, KR)
Title: Six-speed powertrain of an automatic transmission
Patent Number: 7,291,086

Inventors: Park; Kun Sik (Daejeon, KR), Baek; Kyu Ha (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Non-volatile memory (NVM) and method for manufacturing thereof
Patent Number: 9,171,621

Inventors: Park; Nam Ju (Suwon-si, KR), Yun; Kwon Chul (Gwangju, KR), Im; Man Soon (Gwangsan-gu, KR), Han; Jeong Su (Suwon-si, KR), Lee; Hyo Sang (Osan-si, KR), Ha; Ji Hoon (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Storage container with sensor device and refrigerator having the same
Patent Number: 9,170,047

Inventors: Park; Patrick A. (Sandpoint, ID)
Title: Device for securing and lubricating bushings
Patent Number: 8,042,654

Inventors: Park; Sang-Yool (Seoul, KR), Kim; Moon-Pyoung (Gyeonggi-Do, KR), Kim; Tae-Wan (Gyeonggi-Do, KR), Joo; Won-Seok (Seoul, KR)
Title: Mobile terminal
Patent Number: 8,046,033

Inventors: Park; Seungmyon (Sunnyville, CA), Venkata; Ramanand (San Jose, CA), Lee; Chong (San Ramon, CA)
Title: Programmable PPM detector
Patent Number: 7,292,070

Inventors: Park; Shang-hyeun (Yongin-si, KR), Yu; Se-gi (Yongin-si, KR), Kim; Jin-Young (Suwon-si, KR), Bae; Min-jong (Yongin-si, KR), Jeong; Tae-won (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Inorganic electroluminescence device
Patent Number: 8,044,581

Inventors: Park; Young-Sik (Deagu, KR), Choi; Seung-Chul (Daegu, KR)
Title: Digital broadcasting conditional access terminal and method
Patent Number: 8,045,709

Inventors: Park; Young-woo (Changwon-si, KR)
Title: Zoom lens and image pickup device having the same
Patent Number: 8,045,275

Inventors: Pasricha; Pankaj Jay (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Method for securing a barrier device within the gastrointestinal tract and integral component for same
Patent Number: 8,043,248

Inventors: Passmore; William Leonard (Athens, TN)
Title: Tailgate mounted display
Patent Number: 7,290,362

Inventors: Patel; Amar A. (Arlington Heights, IL), Hautzinger; Jeffrey (Arlington Heights, IL), Colavitti; Marc (Lombard, IL), Marschand; Bret R. (Glendale Heights, IL), Cantu; Jason E. (Downers Grove, IL), Thompson; John (Medfield, MA)
Title: Bold-fine multiple width marking instrument
Patent Number: 7,290,955

Inventors: Peinecke; Niklas (Hannover, DE), Kuenz; Alexander (Braunschweig, DE)
Title: Method for determining a potential conflict situation
Patent Number: 9,171,475

Inventors: Pekurovsky; Mikhail L. (Bloomington, MN), Kolb; William B. (Woodbury, MN), Noyola; Joan M. (Maplewood, MN)
Title: Method and apparatus for controlling coating width
Patent Number: 7,291,362

Inventors: Peng; Cong (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: X2 handover method and device
Patent Number: 9,173,159

Inventors: Perakis; Philippe (Leysin, CH)
Title: Device for suspending and moving an object or person
Patent Number: 8,042,474

Inventors: Perkins; Charles (Boston, MA), Palenstijn; Pieter N. (Plympton, MA)
Title: Methods and apparatus for leak detection by the accumulation method
Patent Number: 7,290,439

Inventors: Peters; Michael P. (Lutherville, MD)
Title: Multi-bit driver with rotatable sleeve
Patent Number: 7,290,470

Inventors: Peterson; David S. (Kalispell, MT)
Title: Vertical vortex generating sluice/slurry separator
Patent Number: 9,168,536

Inventors: Petit; Christine (Le Plessis-Robinson, FR), Denoyelle-Gryson; Francoise (Arcueil, FR), Weil; Dominique (Paris, FR), Marlin; Sandrine (La Gareene-Colombes, FR), Guesdon; Jean-Luc (Sevres, FR)
Title: Mutation within the connexin 26 gene responsible for prelingual non-syndromic deafness and method of detection
Patent Number: 9,169,517

Inventors: Pettovello; Primo M. (Canton, MI)
Title: MTree an XPath multi-axis structure threaded index
Patent Number: 9,171,100

Inventors: Peuhu; Emilia (Abo, FI), Eriksson; John (Abo, FI), Holmbom; Thomas (Abo, FI), Eklund; Patrik (Abo, FI), Sjoholm; Rainer (Abo, FI)
Title: Pharmaceutical compositions comprising 8-substituted dibenzylbutyrolactone lignans
Patent Number: 9,168,243

Inventors: Phelps; Amanda (Malibu, CA), Kirby; Kevin W. (Calabasas Hills, CA), Gregoire; Daniel J. (Thousand Oaks, CA)
Title: Resistive heater geometry and regeneration method for a diesel particulate filter
Patent Number: 8,043,658

Inventors: Phifer; Mark A. (N. Augusta, SC), Sappington; Frank C. (Dahlonega, GA), Millings; Margaret R. (N. Augusta, SC), Turick; Charles E. (Aiken, SC), McKinsey; Pamela C. (Aiken, SC)
Title: Passive treatment of wastewater and contaminated groundwater
Patent Number: 7,291,265

Inventors: Phillips; Andrew W. (Rochester, MI)
Title: Multi-speed transmission with stacked planetary gear sets
Patent Number: 8,043,190

Inventors: Phillips; Andrew W. (Rochester, MI), Carey; Clinton E. (Highland, MI), Wittkopp; Scott H. (Ypsilanti, MI), Hart; James M. (Belleville, MI)
Title: Multi-speed transmission
Patent Number: 8,043,189

Inventors: Phillips; Andrew W. (Rochester, MI), Hart; James M. (Belleville, MI), Carey; Clinton E. (Highland, MI), Wittkopp; Scott H. (Ypsilanti, MI)
Title: Multi-speed transmission
Patent Number: 8,043,192

Inventors: Phinney; Thomas L. (Glendale, AZ)
Title: Power supply apparatus and method based on parasitic power extraction
Patent Number: 7,291,938

Inventors: Piazza; Gary (Vestavia, AL), Reynolds; Robert (Birmingham, AL)
Title: Derivatives of sulindac, use thereof and preparation thereof
Patent Number: 8,044,048

Inventors: Piazza; Gary A. (Mobile, AL), Abadi; Ashraf H. (Cairo, EG)
Title: Tetrahydro-beta-carboline derivatives, synthesis and use thereof
Patent Number: 9,169,247

Inventors: Pietrantoni; Dante M. (Rochester, NY), Zaman; Kamran U. (Pittsford, NY), Herko; Jonathan H. (Walworth, NY), Griffin; Scott J. (Fairport, NY), Roetker; Michael S. (Webster, NY)
Title: System and method for correlating photoreceptor pigmented film layer to electrical performance
Patent Number: 8,045,156

Inventors: Piper; Scott A. (Bothell, WA), Pruett; Gregory B. (Raleigh, NC), Bauman; Charles D. (Sammamish, WA), Santana; Carlos (Durham, NC), Wooldridge; James L. (Fall City, WA)
Title: Maintaining session states within virtual machine environments
Patent Number: 8,046,473

Inventors: Polk; Dale E. (Titusville, FL)
Title: Expanded compression molding of composite plastics
Patent Number: 9,168,690

Inventors: Poncelet; Olivier (Grenoble, FR), Getto; Daniel (Le Fontanil, FR), Jouhannaud; Julien (Volgre, FR)
Title: Use of composition as an antifreeze agent
Patent Number: 9,169,428

Inventors: Pope; Gary A. (Cedar Park, TX), Baran, Jr.; Jimmie R. (Prescott, WI), Skildum; John (North Oaks, MN), Bang; Vishal (Houston, TX), Sharma; Mukul M. (Austin, TX)
Title: Method for treating a fractured formation with a non-ionic fluorinated polymeric surfactant
Patent Number: 8,043,998

Inventors: Popp; Michael (Munich, DE), Riegel; Nina (Tegernheim, DE)
Title: Organic, radiation-emitting component and method for producing such a component
Patent Number: 9,172,042

Inventors: Popp; Michael A. (Lauf, DE), Joseph; Heinz Walter (Berg, DE), Rannow; Michael R. (Lennestadt, DE)
Title: Vacuum distillation system and use thereof for concentrating organic-aqueous solvent mixtures
Patent Number: 7,291,250

Inventors: Poppe; Andreas (Shanghai, CN), Wegner; Egon (Greven, DE), Kutschera; Michael (Chieming, DE), Essig; Manfred (Otterberg, DE)
Title: Highly scratch-resistant coatings having good weathering and crack resistance
Patent Number: 9,169,405

Inventors: Porcs-Makkay; Marta (Pomaz, HU), Volk; Balazs (Budapest, HU), Gregor; Tamas (Csomor, HU), Barkoczy; Jozsef (Budapest, HU), Mezei; Tibor (Budapest, HU), Broda; Judit (Budapest, HU), Nyulasi; Balint (Papa, HU), Ruzsics; Gyorgy (Budapest, HU), Molnar; Eniko (Erd, HU), Debreczeni; Jozsef (Budapest, HU), Nagy; Kalman (Budapest, HU), Pandur; Angela (Mende, HU), Szent-Kirallyi; Zsuzsanna (Budapest, HU)
Title: Process for preparing pharmaceutical compounds and intermediate compounds
Patent Number: 9,169,265

Inventors: Posamentier; Joshua (Oakland, CA)
Title: Parallel RFID system using CDMA
Patent Number: 8,044,773

Inventors: Post; Robert (Ivyland, PA), Weng; Ta-Jung (Huwei, TW), Yang; Tsey-Jiann (Chiayi, TW)
Title: System and method for making paints from prepaints
Patent Number: 8,042,578

Inventors: Povzner; Anna S. (San Jose, CA), Tewari; Renu (San Jose, CA), Watkins; Noah (San Jose, CA)
Title: Dynamic feedback-based throughput control for black-box storage systems
Patent Number: 9,170,752

Inventors: Powell; Joseph Broun (Houston, TX), Johnson; Kimberly Ann (Richmond, TX)
Title: Methods for hydrothermal digestion of cellulosic biomass solids using a glycerol solvent system
Patent Number: 9,169,179

Inventors: Preston; Todd K. (Greece, NY), Kalb; Richard A. (Greece, NY), Spence; James J. (Honeoye Falls, NY)
Title: Cart for loading, transporting and storing an imaging media cartridge
Patent Number: 7,290,777

Inventors: Price; Trail (Jackson, MN)
Title: Methods and systems for controlling the activation of agricultural vehicle lighting
Patent Number: 8,044,593

Inventors: Prieto; Enrique (North Miami Beach, FL)
Title: Proprietary music rotation supporting the equal temperament tuning system
Patent Number: 8,044,288

Inventors: Proctor, Jr.; James A. (Indialantic, FL)
Title: Forward error correction scheme for high rate data exchange in a wireless system
Patent Number: 8,045,536

Inventors: Proplesch; Dieter (Sprockhovel, DE)
Title: Practice aid for golfers
Patent Number: 8,043,163

Inventors: Pruden; Benny J. (Brownstown, PA), LeMasters; Peter W. (Columbia, PA)
Title: Printed media products including data files provided in multiple layers of encoded, colored dots
Patent Number: 8,045,219

Inventors: Prymak; John D. (Greer, SC)
Title: Thermal dissipating capacitor and electrical component comprising same
Patent Number: 7,291,235

Inventors: Pugsley; Charles H. (Pelham, NH), Levendusky; Joseph A. (Groton, MA)
Title: Impermanent biocompatible fastener
Patent Number: 8,043,331

Inventors: Pyoun; Joong-Bae (Yongin, KR)
Title: Touch input device
Patent Number: 9,170,614

Inventors: Qian; Jun (Wuhan, CN)
Title: Printed flexible display having grating
Patent Number: 9,170,450

Inventors: Qiu; Zai-Ming (Woodbury, MN), Clark; John C. (White Bear Lake, MN), Kumar; Ramesh C. (Maplewood, MN)
Title: Fluoroacrylate-mercaptofunctional copolymers
Patent Number: 7,291,688

Inventors: Qu; Yan (Cupertino, CA), Qin; Chao (Sunnyvale, CA), Mukerji; Manu (Sunnyvale, CA), Kishore; Nanda (Los Altos, CA)
Title: Analysis system and method used to construct social structures based on data collected from monitored web pages
Patent Number: 9,171,319

Inventors: Quince; Steven (Tyngsboro, MA)
Title: Geo targeted commerce
Patent Number: 8,046,375

Inventors: Quinton; Bradley R. (Vancouver, CA), Hughes; Andrew M. (Vancouver, CA), Wilton; Steven J. E. (Vancouver, CA)
Title: Time-correlation of data
Patent Number: 9,170,603

Inventors: Rafnson; Philip (Bloomington, MN), Lozinski; Carol (San Diego, CA)
Title: Plate cover assembly
Patent Number: 9,167,925

Inventors: RaghuRam; Siva (Germering, DE)
Title: Chip stack employing a flex circuit
Patent Number: 7,291,907

Inventors: Rahim; Irfan (Milpitas, CA), Richter; Fangyun (San Jose, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for reducing charge loss in a nonvolatile memory cell
Patent Number: 7,291,546

Inventors: Rai; Barinder Singh (Surrey, CA), Jeffrey; Eric (Richmond, CA)
Title: Apparatus and method to connect an external camera to an LCD without requiring a display buffer
Patent Number: 7,292,233

Inventors: Rajaiah; Seela Raj D. (Penang, MY), Haji Hussain; Hassan Bin (Penang, MY)
Title: Method and apparatus for automatic modulation of photo-emitter brightness in an optical encoder
Patent Number: 7,291,831

Inventors: Rambod; Edmond (Los Angeles, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus to quantify specific material properties of objects using real-time ultrasound burst spectrography technique
Patent Number: 8,043,217

Inventors: Ramon Azcon; Javier (Barcelona, ES), Sanchez Baeza; Francisco Jose (Barcelona, ES), Marco Colas; Maria Pilar (Barcelona, ES), Bratov Nikiforov; Andrei (Barcelona, ES), Abramova; Natalia (Barcelona, ES), Ipatov; Andrey (Barcelona, ES)
Title: Multi-analyte system and method based on impedimetric measurements
Patent Number: 9,170,227

Inventors: Ramsay; Thomas E. (Leesburg, VA), Ramsay; Eugene B. (Tucson, AZ), Felteau; Gerard (Reston, VA), Hamilton; Victor (Ashburn, VA), Richard; Martin (Boucherville, CA), Fesenko; Anatoliy (Herndon, VA), Andrushchenko; Oleksandr (Herndon, VA)
Title: Method for determining whether a feature of interest or an anomaly is present in an image
Patent Number: 8,045,805

Inventors: Rankin, VI; Alexander (Dresher, PA), Gustafson; Robert (Collegeville, PA)
Title: Illuminated merchandise dispenser
Patent Number: 9,167,914

Inventors: Ranta; Craig S. (Redmond, WA), Lutian; John M. (Bellevue, WA)
Title: Data input devices and methods for detecting movement of a tracking surface by a laser speckle pattern
Patent Number: 7,292,232

Inventors: Rao; Chethan (San Jose, CA), Wang; Alvin (Saratoga, CA), Desai; Shaishav (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Low jitter large frequency tuning LC PLL for multi-speed clocking applications
Patent Number: 8,044,724

Inventors: Rao; Sukuru Ramakrishna (Jharkhand, IN), Ghosh; Swapan Kumar (Jharkhand, IN), Singh; Gulab (Jharkhand, IN), Hazra; Sushanta Kumar (Jharkhand, IN)
Title: Process for the production of a plant growth stimulator from fly ash
Patent Number: 7,291,199

Inventors: Rappuoli; Rino (Siena, IT)
Title: Conserved Neisserial antigens
Patent Number: 9,169,301

Inventors: Rath; Hans Peter (Grunstadt, DE), Lange; Arno (Durkheim, DE), Posselt; Dietmar (Heidelberg, DE)
Title: Polyisobutenamines
Patent Number: 7,291,681

Inventors: Rath; Josef (Ilztal, A-8211, AT)
Title: Container, especially for cigarettes
Patent Number: 7,290,652

Inventors: Rathburn; James J. (Greenfield, MN)
Title: Composite contact for fine pitch electrical interconnect assembly
Patent Number: 8,044,502

Inventors: Ravi; Lohith (Bangalore, IN), Thyagaraj; Lohitashwa (Bangalore, IN), Vemula; Venugopala K (Bangalore, IN)
Title: Managing message distribution in a networked environment
Patent Number: 9,172,729

Inventors: Raynal; Jeffrey Allen (Houston, TX), Gette; Nicholas Peter (Houston, TX), Potter; Philip John (Houston, TX), Benson; Daniel Caleb (Houston, TX), Ford; David Lawrence (Houston, TX)
Title: Slotted metal seal
Patent Number: 9,169,711

Inventors: Re; Paul (Boston, MA), Johanson; Mark A. (Littleton, MA), Marshall; Peter F. (Bolton, MA)
Title: Apparatus and method for reconstructing a ligament
Patent Number: 8,043,374

Inventors: Redford; Peter (Saratoga, CA), Chander; Bala (Saratoga, CA)
Title: Displaying information on a TV remote and video on the TV
Patent Number: 9,173,005

Inventors: Reed; Pete (Cincinnati, OH), Schaffrath; Claus (Munchen, DE), Kleinszig; Gerhard (Buch, DE), Becht; Gunther (Dornach, DE)
Title: Vertebral spreading instrument comprising markers
Patent Number: 8,043,295

Inventors: Reed; Thomas D. (Arlington, VA)
Title: Endoplasmic reticulum localization signals
Patent Number: 9,169,306

Inventors: Reichel; Johann (Dusseldorf, DE), Rose; Lutz (Duisburg, DE), Karbowniczek; Miroslav (Krakow, PL)
Title: Method for the production of a foamed slag in a metal bath
Patent Number: 8,043,402

Inventors: Reid; Jonathan D. (Sherwood, OR), Webb; Eric G. (West Linn, OR), Minshall; Edmund B. (Sherwood, OR), Kepten; Avishai (Lake Oswego, OR), Stowell; R. Marshall (Wilsonville, OR), Mayer; Steven T. (Lake Oswego, OR)
Title: Capping before barrier-removal IC fabrication method
Patent Number: 8,043,958

Inventors: Reif; John H. (Durham, NC), Yin; Peng (Pasadena, CA), Labean; Thomas H. (Hillsborough, NC), Shetty; Geetha (Cary, NC), Schultes; Erik A. (Durham, NC)
Title: Analyte detection using autocatalytic chain reactions
Patent Number: 8,043,810

Inventors: Ren; Wei (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Method for uplink transmission of radio link control layer and evolved node B
Patent Number: 9,173,210

Inventors: Reppas; Nikos Basil (Brookline, MA), Ridley; Christian Perry (Acton, MA)
Title: Methods and compositions for the recombinant biosynthesis of n-alkanes
Patent Number: 8,043,840

Inventors: Rexberg; Leonard (Hasselby, SE)
Title: IQ-modulator pre-distortion
Patent Number: 8,045,642

Inventors: Rhoads; Randy L. (Horseheads, NY)
Title: Large refractory article and method for making
Patent Number: 9,169,162

Inventors: Rhodes; Bradley J. (Mountain View, CA), Savitzky; Stephen R (San Jose, CA), Piersol; Kurt (Campbell, CA)
Title: Secure pre-caching through local superdistribution and key exchange
Patent Number: 8,046,328

Inventors: Riber; Ditte (Bronshoj, DK), Meier; Eddi (Vaerlose, DK)
Title: Glucagon analogues
Patent Number: 9,169,310

Inventors: Ricci; Christopher P. (Saratoga, CA)
Title: On board vehicle network security
Patent Number: 9,173,100

Inventors: Rieber; Michael (Livingston, NJ)
Title: Baby headrest
Patent Number: 9,167,921

Inventors: Riedinger; Marc (Plaisance du Touch, FR)
Title: Converter for converting a load factor command into a longitudinal attitude deviation instruction
Patent Number: 8,046,118

Inventors: Rieppi; Stefano (Atlanta, GA)
Title: System and method for terminal capacity management
Patent Number: 9,171,345

Inventors: Riester; Christoph (Oberding/Aufkirchen, DE), Hofer; Guido (Weng, DE), Feineis; Martin (Landshut, DE)
Title: Crossmember module for a motor vehicle
Patent Number: 7,291,785

Inventors: Riha; Brian D. (Augusta, GA), Looney; Brian B. (Aiken, SC)
Title: Thixotropic gel for vadose zone remediation
Patent Number: 9,168,574

Inventors: Rivin; Evgeny (West Bloomfield, MI), Krass; Allen M. (Troy, MI)
Title: Prosthesis for replacement of cartilage
Patent Number: 9,168,144

Inventors: Robinson; Eric F. (Raleigh, NC)
Title: Dynamic designation of retirement order in out-of-order store queue
Patent Number: 9,170,962

Inventors: Robson; John H. (Mundelien, IL)
Title: Submersible electrical power generating plant
Patent Number: 7,291,936

Inventors: Rodgers; Steve W. (San Diego, CA), Chen; Sherman (Xuemin) (San Diego, CA), Chen; Iue-Shuenn (San Diego, CA)
Title: System and method for securing data
Patent Number: 8,045,707

Inventors: Roe; Kevin (San Jose, CA)
Title: Expert system assistance for persons in danger
Patent Number: 8,044,772

Inventors: Roesmann; Tobias (Dortmund, DE)
Title: Wind power facility having activation circuit for a speed-limited and voltage-source-protective operation of a pitch-drive series-wound motor at generator torques
Patent Number: 8,044,528

Inventors: Roessl; Ewald (Ellerau, DE), Maack; Hanns-Ingo (Norderstedt, DE), Erhard; Klaus (Hamburg, DE)
Title: Breast density assessment
Patent Number: 9,168,013

Inventors: Rofougaran; Ahmadreza (Newport Coast, CA)
Title: Method and system for generation of signals up to extremely high frequencies using a delay block
Patent Number: 8,046,621

Inventors: Rohwer; Gary L. (Parma, ID)
Title: Preparing oil seed for ruminant feed
Patent Number: 9,167,834

Inventors: Rolia; Jerome (Fort Collins, CO), Cherkasova; Ludmila (Fort Collins, CO)
Title: Systems and methods for providing capacity management of resource pools for servicing workloads
Patent Number: 8,046,767

Inventors: Roller; Sebastian (Mannheim, DE), Dersch; Rolf (Neustadt, DE), Dittrich; Uwe (Dannstadt-Schauernheim, DE), Balk; Roelof (Boehl-Iggelheim, DE), Lohmeijer; Bas (Mannheim, DE), Tromsdorf; Ulrich (Plankstadt, DE)
Title: Use of aqueous polymer dispersions for improving resistance to chemical influences
Patent Number: 9,169,380

Inventors: Romney; Robert (Irvine, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for performing digital image processing without rasterization
Patent Number: 8,045,231

Inventors: Ronkainen; Sami P. (Oulu, FI)
Title: Audio and tactile feedback based on visual environment
Patent Number: 9,170,649

Inventors: Rosenbach; Yariv (Hod Hasharon, IL), Baram; Nir (Tel Mond, IL), Bondar; Gregory (Rishon Lezion, IL), Harel; Igal (Almon, IL)
Title: Method and system for balancing the load and computer resources among computers
Patent Number: 8,046,458

Inventors: Rosswog; James C. (Owego, NY), Norton; Thomas (Endwell, NY), Holmquist; Larry (Eagan, MN)
Title: Automatic detection of swarm attacks
Patent Number: 9,171,212

Inventors: Rothschild; Avner (Haifa, IL)
Title: Memory diodes
Patent Number: 9,172,034

Inventors: Rowitch; Douglas N. (Del Mar, CA)
Title: Apparatus and method for CDMA time pseudolite for repeater identification
Patent Number: 7,292,188

Inventors: Roy; Soumitra (Wayne, PA), Wilson; James M. (Gladwyne, PA)
Title: Methods of generating chimeric adenoviruses and uses for such chimeric adenoviruses
Patent Number: 7,291,498

Inventors: Rubtsov; Vladimir (Los Angeles, CA)
Title: Illumination for enhanced contrast in debridement apparatus and method
Patent Number: 9,167,959

Inventors: Ruede; Paul (Brooklyn, MI)
Title: Non-staining polymer composite product
Patent Number: 7,291,661

Inventors: Ruellan; Herve (Rennes, FR), Bellessort; Romain (Le Mans, FR)
Title: Method and device for generating reference structural patterns adapted to represent hierarchized data
Patent Number: 8,046,680

Inventors: Ruffenach; Jean-Marc (Cebazat, FR), Valle; Alain (Cebazat, FR), Bestgen; Luc (Chatel-Guyon, FR), Prost; Pascal (Riom, FR)
Title: Tire for vehicle, comprising a tread comprising a plurality of compounds and a radial carcass reinforcement formed of at least two layers
Patent Number: 9,168,790

Inventors: Ruijter; Wout (Silkeborg, DK), Westergaard; Jan (Brande, DK)
Title: Two or three wind turbine blades as one unit
Patent Number: 9,168,858

Inventors: Ruka; Roswell J. (Pittsburgh, PA), Basel; Richard A. (Pittsburgh, PA), Zhang; Gong (Murrysville, PA)
Title: Fuel cell generator with fuel electrodes that control on-cell fuel reformation
Patent Number: 8,043,752

Inventors: Runft; Werner (Winnenden, DE), Maga; Iulian (Ludwigsburg, DE), Schmied; Ralf (Freiberg, DE), Liebhart; Guenter (Backnang, DE), Vogt; Martin (Schorndorf, DE)
Title: Sensor device for a packaging machine designed as a capsule filling and sealing machine or for a capsule control device
Patent Number: 9,170,213

Inventors: Russelburg; Kevin L. (Lemont, IL)
Title: Electrical contact assembly
Patent Number: 7,291,046

Inventors: Rydholm; Bengt (Vasteras, SE), Svensson; Erik (Vasteras, SE), Lundstrom; Alf (Vasteras, SE), Hackl; Helmut (Vasteras, SE), Sjoden; Olof (Nykoping, SE), Eriksson; Jan-Erik (Vasteras, SE), Kroon; Tord (Vasteras, SE), Lindblad; Tord (Vasteras, SE)
Title: Device for submerging material into liquid metal by an electromagnetic stirrer
Patent Number: 8,043,403

Inventors: Ryding; Geoffrey (Manchester, MA), Smick; Theodore H. (Essex, MA), Purser; Kenneth Harry (Gloucester, MA), Glavish; Hilton (Incline Village, NV), Gillespie; Joeph Daniel (Boston, MA)
Title: Ion implantation apparatus
Patent Number: 8,044,374

Inventors: Ryu; Je-Hyok (Suwon-si, KR), Choi; Hyo-Hyun (Seoul, KR)
Title: Method and apparatus for collaborative sensing based on an allowed error range of a sensor in a wireless sensor node
Patent Number: 8,045,511

Inventors: Saeed; Farooq (Dhahran, SA), Al-Garni; Ahmed Z. (Dhahran, SA)
Title: Portable and autonomous desalination system
Patent Number: 8,043,499

Inventors: Sager; Brian M. (Menlo Park, CA), Roscheisen; Martin R. (San Francisco, CA), Petritsch; Klaus (Foster City, CA), Smestad; Greg (Pacific Grove, CA), Fidanza; Jacqueline (San Francisco, CA), Miller; Gregory A. (Mountain View, CA), Yu; Dong (Fremont, CA)
Title: Optoelectronic device and fabrication method
Patent Number: 7,291,782

Inventors: Saita; Hirofumi (Kanagawa, JP), Shimizu; Toru (Ebina, JP)
Title: Inkjet recording apparatus, test image forming method, and computer-readable medium
Patent Number: 8,042,905

Inventors: Saito; Hiroki (Saitama-ken, JP), Cho; Michio (Saitama-ken, JP), Ito; Toru (Saitama-ken, JP)
Title: Zoom lens and imaging apparatus
Patent Number: 9,170,409

Inventors: Saito; Satoru (Ibaraki, JP)
Title: Fluorine-containing polyethel compound, process for producing the same, and curable composition containing the same
Patent Number: 8,044,125

Inventors: Saito; Satoru (Ibaraki, JP)
Title: Fluorine-containing boronic acid ester compound and method for producing the same
Patent Number: 8,044,221

Inventors: Saito; Shigemi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Document management apparatus and document management method
Patent Number: 8,046,365

Inventors: Saito; Yoshikazu (Inagi, JP), Ishikura; Hiroe (Kawasaki, JP), Suzuki; Takumi (Yokohama, JP), Sato; Tamaki (Kawasaki, JP), Yoneyama; Hirono (Naka-gun, JP), Morisue; Masafumi (Tokyo, JP), Kanri; Ryoji (Zushi, JP)
Title: Manufacturing method of liquid discharge head
Patent Number: 9,168,749

Inventors: Sajima; Takahiro (Kobe, JP)
Title: Golf ball
Patent Number: 7,291,077

Inventors: Sakai; Koji (Kariya, JP)
Title: Driving apparatus for multi-phase AC synchronous motor
Patent Number: 8,044,620

Inventors: Sakai; Masahiro (Yawata, JP), Zakawa; Takehiro (Katano, JP), Shiraishi; Seigo (Neyagawa, JP)
Title: Phosphor, method of manufacturing same, and plasma display panel using same
Patent Number: 7,291,290

Inventors: Sakai; Morio (Toyota, JP), Mori; Masaki (Kariya, JP), Maeda; Toshiro (Anjo, JP)
Title: Power seat system for vehicle
Patent Number: 8,042,868

Inventors: Sakai; Takahiro (Tokyo, JP), Yamanaka; Toshiki (Shizuoka, JP), Yamada; Hiroshi (Shizouka, JP)
Title: Mounting structure of flexible printed circuit board and sliding-type electronic device
Patent Number: 9,173,308

Inventors: Sakai; Yasuto (Nagano-ken, JP), Shinada; Satoshi (Nagano-ken, JP), Okuno; Tokujiro (Nagano-ken, JP), Kobayashi; Satoshi (Nagano-ken, JP), Kadota; Shuichi (Nagano-ken, JP)
Title: Ink cartridge attachment/detachment device, recording apparatus, liquid ejection apparatus, and liquid container
Patent Number: 8,042,909

Inventors: Sakaki; Toshiaki (Kobe, JP), Ichikawa; Naoya (Kobe, JP), Hattori; Takayuki (Kobe, JP), Ho; Chee-Cheong (Selangor, ML), Hean; Choong Dick (Kedah, ML)
Title: Preparation process of oil extended rubber for tire, oil extended rubber for tire, and rubber composition and tire using the same
Patent Number: 8,044,118

Inventors: Sakamoto; Kenji (Chiba, JP)
Title: Wireless terminal, base device, wireless system, wireless terminal control program, base device control program, and computer-readable storage medium
Patent Number: 8,045,966

Inventors: Sakamoto; Nobuyuki (Makinohara, JP)
Title: Joint connector extending structure and joint connector
Patent Number: 9,172,193

Inventors: Sakane; Masanori (Ohtake, JP)
Title: Thermosetting epoxy resin composition and uses thereof
Patent Number: 9,169,418

Inventors: Sakashita; Takeshi (Osaka, JP), Inoue; Tomofumi (Osaka, JP), Meguro; Yuuji (Hyogo, JP), Muramatsu; Takeru (Osaka, JP), Hatayama; Kohji (Osaka, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 8,045,887

Inventors: Sakata; Junichiro (Kanagawa, JP), Murakami; Masakazu (Kanagawa, JP), Moriya; Koji (Kanagawa, JP), Oikawa; Yoshiaki (Tochigi, JP), Asami; Taketomi (Saitama, JP), Ohtani; Hisashi (Tochigi, JP)
Title: Light emitting element including a barrier layer and a manufacturing method thereof
Patent Number: 7,291,967

Inventors: Sakurabayashi; Yasunori (Toyota, JP), Kondo; Takuya (Toyota, JP), Yamazawa; Yasushi (Aichi-ken, JP), Suzuki; Yoshinao (Toyota, JP), Monthioux; Marc (Aussonne, FR), Lay; Mikako LE. (Brussels, BE)
Title: Methods for manufacturing multi-wall carbon nanotubes
Patent Number: 7,291,318

Inventors: Sakurai; Takuya (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus, image processing method, computer readable medium and data signal
Patent Number: 8,045,186

Inventors: Salapura; Valentina (Chappaqua, NY), Harper; Richard E. (Chapel Hill, NC), Ryu; Kyung D. (New City, NY)
Title: Methods and apparatus for virtual machine recovery
Patent Number: 9,170,888

Inventors: Sambhwani; Sharad Deepak (San Diego, CA), Razaghi; Peyman (San Diego, CA), Akkarakaran; Sony J. (San Diego, CA)
Title: Apparatus and method for time-division multiplexing of dedicated channel
Patent Number: 9,172,486

Inventors: Sanchez; Eric (Rueil Malmaison, FR)
Title: Process for controlling a moving bed combustion zone and its use
Patent Number: 7,291,311

Inventors: Sand; Allan (Woodlawn, CA), Babiarz; Jozef (Stittsville, CA), Sylvain; Dany (Gatineau, CA)
Title: Flow admission control in an IP network
Patent Number: 9,172,648

Inventors: Sandino; Ana Maria (Las Condes, CL), Mlynarz; Geraldine Z. (Lo Barnechea, CL)
Title: Method for increasing the survival of aquatic and other animals exposed to an aquatic virus, birnavirus or other RNA virus and composition for such methods
Patent Number: 8,044,031

Inventors: Santi; Daniel (San Francisco, CA), Dayem; Linda (San Anselmo, CA), Kealey; James (San Anselmo, CA)
Title: Genetically modified cells and methods for converting (R)-methylmalonyl CoA to (S)-methylmalonyl CoA
Patent Number: 7,291,486

Inventors: Santos; Vitor Hugo Duarte (Caxias do Sul, BR)
Title: Disposition introduced to hydropneumatic jack
Patent Number: 7,290,799

Inventors: Sao; Tomoki (Yokohama, JP), Tanaka; Shinya (Yokohama, JP), Ishii; Hiroyuki (Yokosuka, JP), Nakamura; Takehiro (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Base station, mobile communication system, and mobile communication control method
Patent Number: 8,045,516

Inventors: Saralaya; Sanjay Sukumar (Bangalore, IN), Kunjyannaya; Akshaya (Bangalore, IN), Shashiprabha; (Bangalore, IN), Kanakamajalu; Shridhara (Bangalore, IN), Rao; Kothapalli Sundarraja (Bangalore, IN), Nagarajan; Kuppuswamy (Bangalore, IN)
Title: 3-(5-methyl-2-oxo-l, 3-dioxol-4-yl) methyloxy-2-trans-[(4-chloro phenyl) cyclohexyl][1,4]naphthaquinone-atovaquone prodrug
Patent Number: 9,169,232

Inventors: Sasaki; Morimasa (Tokyo, JP), Satoh; Takateru (Tokyo, JP), Momoi; Akio (Tokyo, JP), Kouzu; Chotaro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Tape reel and information recording medium
Patent Number: 7,290,734

Inventors: Sasaki; Takafumi (Atsugi, JP)
Title: Liquid dispenser head, liquid dispensing unit using same, and image forming apparatus using same
Patent Number: 8,042,911

Inventors: Sasaki; Tomikazu (Bothell, WA), Lai; Henry Chiu-Yuen (Seattle, WA), Singh; Narendra Pal (Lynnwood, WA), Oh; Steve J. (Mill Creek, WA)
Title: Covalent conjugates between endoperoxides and transferrin and lactoferrin receptor-binding agents
Patent Number: 9,169,291

Inventors: Sasaki; Toshio (Tokyo, JP), Fukuoka; Kazuki (Tokyo, JP), Mori; Ryo (Tokyo, JP), Yasu; Yoshihiko (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor integrated circuit device
Patent Number: 8,044,709

Inventors: Sasanka; Ruchira (Hillsboro, OR), Cook; Jeffrey J. (Portland, OR), Das; Abhinav (San Jose, CA), Bobba; Jayaram (Portland, OR), Greenfield; Michael R. (Gig Harbor, WA), Srinivas; Suresh (Portland, OR)
Title: Analyzing potential benefits of vectorization
Patent Number: 9,170,789

Inventors: Sato; Minoru (Ota, JP)
Title: Optical pickup apparatus
Patent Number: 8,045,443

Inventors: Sato; Motoki (Tokyo, JP), Suzuki; Kenta (Tokyo, JP), Hemmi; Makoto (Tokyo, JP), Inoue; Tomoaki (Tokyo, JP), Murata; Kenichi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Tilting pad bearing
Patent Number: 9,169,866

Inventors: Sato; Ryuichi (Ebina, JP)
Title: Image forming system and paper sheet output method
Patent Number: 8,042,808

Inventors: Saunders; Winston A. (Hillsboro, OR), Clarke; James S. (Portland, OR)
Title: Wafer inspection with a customized reflective optical channel component
Patent Number: 7,292,330

Inventors: Sawada; Takayuki (Numazu, JP)
Title: Color conversion apparatus and color conversion method
Patent Number: 8,045,242

Inventors: Sawasaki; Naoyuki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Tele-inventory system, and in-shop terminal and remote management apparatus for the system
Patent Number: 7,290,707

Inventors: Sayegh; Adel O. (Rancho Cucamonga, CA)
Title: Security tag with engaging element
Patent Number: 8,044,806

Inventors: Scarborough; David J. (West Linn, OR), Chambless; Bjorn (Portland, OR), Becker; Richard W. (Portland, OR), Check; Thomas F. (Beaverton, OR), Clainos; Deme M. (Lake Oswego, OR), Eng; Maxwell W. (Portland, OR), Levy; Joel R. (Portland, OR), Mertz; Adam N. (Portland, OR), Paajanen; George E. (West Linn, OR), Smith; David R. (Beaverton, OR), Smith; John R. (Hillsboro, OR)
Title: Electronic employee selection systems and methods
Patent Number: 8,046,251

Inventors: Scarbrough; Joel Scott (Burlington, WI), Faul; Daniel C. (West Bend, WI)
Title: Second surface micromotion display
Patent Number: 7,290,802

Inventors: Schadt; Martin (Seltisberg, CH), Seiberle; Hubert (Weil Am Rhein, DE)
Title: Element for protection against forgery or copying containing a structured retarder and a polarizer layer
Patent Number: 7,292,292

Inventors: Schaefer; Torsten (Pulsnitz, DE), Fimmel; Dirk (Dresden, DE), Mau; Hendrik Thomas (Dresden, DE)
Title: Systems and methods for semiconductor voltage drop analysis
Patent Number: 9,171,113

Inventors: Schaffrath; Dieter (Lorsch, DE), Buchleither; Dirk (Walldorf, DE), Demir; Suat (Walldorf, DE), Michels; Jurgen (Dossenheim, DE), Muller; Roland (Hessheim, DE), Schilfahrt; Jorg (Mauer, DE), Schonberger; Wolfgang (Schriesheim, DE), Schwaab; Bernhard (Neustadt, DE), Thielemann; Michael (Heidelberg, DE)
Title: Printing press with bearer rings
Patent Number: 8,042,467

Inventors: Scharp; Rainer (Vaihingen, DE)
Title: Piston for an internal combustion engine and method for its production
Patent Number: 8,042,512

Inventors: Schell; Stephan V. (San Francisco, CA), Sander; Wendell B. (Los Gatos, CA), Meck; Ronald A. (Soquel, CA), Bayruns; Robert J. (Los Gatos, CA)
Title: Power control and modulation of switched-mode power amplifiers with one or more stages
Patent Number: 7,292,105

Inventors: Scheu; Steven Scott (Phoenix, AZ), Judy; Vicki (Cave Creek, AZ), Bernstein; Norman R. (Surprise, AZ), Letsu-Dake; Emmanuel (Shakopee, MN)
Title: System and method for displaying symbology on an in-trail procedure display graphically and textually representative of a vertical traffic scenario and air-traffic-control negotiation
Patent Number: 9,171,472

Inventors: Schmid; Alois (Stuttgart, DE)
Title: Camshaft and method for producing a camshaft
Patent Number: 7,290,515

Inventors: Schmidt; Andreas (Braunschweig, DE), Bienas; Maik (Braunschweig, DE), Hans; Martin (Bad Salzdetfurth, DE)
Title: Communication terminal, network component, base station and method for communicating
Patent Number: 9,173,200

Inventors: Schmidt; Friedrich Georg (Haltern am See, DE), Hilf; Stefan (Rodenbach, DE)
Title: Pseudothermoplastic, self-crosslinking composites
Patent Number: 9,169,363

Inventors: Schmidt; Thomas (Eppelheim, DE), Helmstadter; Karl-Heinz (Kaiserslautern, DE), Maschler; Ernst-Christian (Heidelberg, DE)
Title: Method and device for switching between single-sided or straight printing mode and perfecting or recto/verso printing mode in a sheet-processing machine and reversing drum having the device
Patent Number: 8,042,465

Inventors: Schneider; Ingo (Turgi, CH), Scherer; Guenther G. (Haegglingen, CH)
Title: Fast locally resolved electrochemical impedance spectroscopy in polymer electrolyte fuel cells
Patent Number: 8,043,754

Inventors: Schnell; Oliver (Veitsbronn, DE)
Title: Valve drive for an internal combustion engine, in particular with a decompression brake
Patent Number: 8,042,502

Inventors: Schniederjan; Reinhold (Neu-Ulm, DE), Kreja; Jerzy (Nersingen, DE)
Title: Axial piston machine with an elongated guide element for a cage segment
Patent Number: 8,043,006

Inventors: Schulte; Franz Josef (Olsberg, DE), Knopf; Richard Matthias (Vienna, AT)
Title: Linear generator with a swinging piston
Patent Number: 7,291,943

Inventors: Schumacher; Gregory (Holliston, MA)
Title: Optimizing identification of public safety answering platform next generation 911 media support
Patent Number: 9,172,818

Inventors: Schwartz; John (Williamston, MI), Schwartz; Richard (Evans, GA)
Title: Endotracheal intubation and fluid delivery device
Patent Number: 8,042,545

Inventors: Schwartz; Robyn R. (Deerfield, IL)
Title: Isolated payment system
Patent Number: 9,171,299

Inventors: Schweinsberg; Otto (Rheinbollen, DE), Ziegler; Arthur (Kirschroth, DE)
Title: Bait formulations for controlling slugs and snails
Patent Number: 9,167,811

Inventors: Sears; Christopher (Fremont, CA)
Title: Asymmetric electrostatic quadrupole deflector for improved field uniformity
Patent Number: 9,171,694

Inventors: Seid; Arnold Steven (Santa Monica, CA)
Title: Oxygen sensing during a surgical procedure
Patent Number: 7,291,145

Inventors: Seidman; David Isaiah (Sunnyvale, CA), Findeisen; Piotr (Plano, TX)
Title: Lock contention pinpointing
Patent Number: 8,046,760

Inventors: Seki; Mitsuko (Tokyo, JP), Tsuda; Hiromasa (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Method of detecting Streptococcus pneumoniae, primer set for the detection and kit for the detection
Patent Number: 8,043,812

Inventors: Sekine; Hiroshi (Shioya-gun, JP), Sugimoto; Yoichi (Utsunomiya, JP), Hiratsuka; Hideki (Shimotsuke, JP), Kanamori; Ryohei (Utsunomiya, JP)
Title: Traveling safety device for vehicle
Patent Number: 8,046,148

Inventors: Semersky; Frank E. (Holland, OH), Witham; Daniel L. (Holland, OH), Koskie; Stephen K. (Maumee, OH)
Title: Laser system for measurements of the profile of objects
Patent Number: 7,292,350

Inventors: Seo; Ho-Seong (Suwon-si, KR), Lee; Young-Min (Yongin-si, KR), Kwak; Kyu-Sub (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Printed circuit board, method of fabricating the same, and electronic apparatus employing the same
Patent Number: 8,045,331

Inventors: Serkh; Alexander (Troy, MI)
Title: Isolating decoupler
Patent Number: 9,169,914

Inventors: Serra; Michael A. (Cameron Park, CA), Hanson; Shaun B. (Phoenixville, PA), Despres; Alfred S. (Shingle Springs, CA), German; Robert (Davis, CA)
Title: System for establishing the orientation of a modular implant
Patent Number: 7,291,176

Inventors: Sery; Joseph (San Diego, CA)
Title: Golf training device
Patent Number: 8,043,162

Inventors: Seul; Michael (Fanwood, NJ)
Title: Assay involving detection and identification with encoded particles
Patent Number: 7,291,504

Inventors: Shalem; Elihay (Rishon Letziyon, IL), Tal; Noam (Givataim, IL), Goldman; Naor (Moshav Ein Vered, IL), Levy; Efrat (Tel Aviv, IL)
Title: Device, system and method of multi-channel processing
Patent Number: 9,170,968

Inventors: Shanmugavelayutham; Palanivelrajan R. (San Jose, CA), Yamada; Koichi (Los Gatos, CA), Sahita; Ravi (Beaverton, OR), Krishnaswamy; Arvind (San Jose, CA)
Title: Performing security operations using binary translation
Patent Number: 9,171,159

Inventors: Shany; Vered (Ramat-Gan, IL), Tavori; Isaac (Ramat-Gan, IL)
Title: Cartridge for a biological sample
Patent Number: 9,168,028

Inventors: Shao; Ruixun (Guangzhou, CN), Gao; Barry Yifan (Honolulu, HI)
Title: Ground high-temperature high-efficiency solar steam electricity-generating device
Patent Number: 9,169,832

Inventors: Sharma; Ratnesh K. (Union City, CA), Escobar-Vargas; Sergio (Santa Clara, CA), Mack; Wayne R. (San Jose, CA)
Title: System and method for cooling a heat-generating device
Patent Number: 8,046,113

Inventors: Shaughness; Brigitte Kirkconnell (Grand Cayman, KY)
Title: Brush cover
Patent Number: 9,167,891

Inventors: Shaw; Mark (Poland, OH)
Title: Patient monitoring system
Patent Number: 7,292,150

Inventors: Sheldon; Todd J. (North Oaks, MN), Gillberg; Jeffrey M. (Coon Rapids, MN)
Title: Methods and apparatus for detecting ventricular depolarizations during atrial pacing
Patent Number: 8,046,067

Inventors: Shen; Chien-Ching (Shin-Shih Village, TW)
Title: Method and device for repairing defective pixels of a liquid crystal display panel
Patent Number: 7,292,213

Inventors: Sherrer; David W. (Radford, VA), Heiks; Noel A. (Radford, VA)
Title: Optoelectronic component
Patent Number: 7,291,833

Inventors: Shi; Jianru (Haverhill, MA), Payne; Richard S. (Andover, MA), Brosnihan; Timothy J. (Haverhill, MA), Fike; Eugene (Natick, MA), Buckley; Edward (Amesbury, MA), Villarreal; Javier (Somerville, MA)
Title: Display apparatus incorporating multi-level shutters
Patent Number: 9,170,421

Inventors: Shi; Jun (Shanghai, CN)
Title: Method and apparatus for editing a program on an optical disc
Patent Number: 9,171,579

Inventors: Shiba; Nobuo (Yokohama, JP), Sasaki; Hiroshi (Yokohama, JP), Suematsu; Shinya (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Method for controlling program execution
Patent Number: 9,170,830

Inventors: Shibata; Masanori (Ayase, JP), Kobayashi; Masahiro (Tokyo, JP), Kikuchi; Shin (Isehara, JP), Hiyama; Hiroki (Zama, JP)
Title: Solid-state imaging apparatus
Patent Number: 8,045,034

Inventors: Shibata; Yohei (Kyoto, JP), Yasunaga; Yoshinobu (Kyoto, JP), Watanabe; Tsutomu (Kyoto, JP), Inamasu; Tokuo (Kyoto, JP), Okuyama; Ryoichi (Kyoto, JP), Yagi; Minoru (Tokyo, JP), Obuse; Hiroshi (Tokyo, JP), Wada; Shinichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Battery comprising gas absorbent material and battery system
Patent Number: 9,172,072

Inventors: Shih; Bo-Yuan (Taipei, TW)
Title: Short overall length imaging lens system with four lenses
Patent Number: 8,045,278

Inventors: Shih; Keng Yu (Columbia, MD)
Title: Active, heterogeneous bi- or tri-dentate catalyst
Patent Number: 7,291,575

Inventors: Shiino; Kohtaro (Kanagawa, JP), Yamaoka; Fumiyuki (Kanagawa, JP), Fujii; Tadaaki (Saitama, JP), Yoda; Toshiro (Saitama, JP)
Title: Electric power steering system
Patent Number: 7,290,638

Inventors: Shikano; Taketoshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device
Patent Number: 9,171,772

Inventors: Shilpiekandula; Vijay (Boston, MA), Brand; Matthew (Newton, MA), Srikanth; Manohar (Cambridge, MA), Bortoff; Scott A. (Brookline, MA)
Title: Determining trajectories of redundant actuators jointly tracking reference trajectory
Patent Number: 9,170,580

Inventors: Shimek; Daniel C. (Apple Valley, MN), Shimek; Kent R. (San Francisco, CA), Shimek; Anthony L. (Prior Lake, MN)
Title: Fire container assembly
Patent Number: 9,170,017

Inventors: Shimizu; Ryo (Asaka, JP)
Title: Method, apparatus, and program for generating synthesized images
Patent Number: 8,045,243

Inventors: Shimodaira; Yoshifumi (Hamamatsu, JP)
Title: Image display
Patent Number: 8,044,980

Inventors: Shimoyama; Tomohiko (Tokyo, JP), Tsujimoto; Takuya (Kawasaki, JP), Takayama; Tomohiko (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus and method for composition of real space images and virtual space images
Patent Number: 8,045,825

Inventors: Shin; Woo-Sup (Kyongsangbuk-do, KR), Jeong; Jae-Gyu (Taegu, KR)
Title: Etching apparatus
Patent Number: 8,043,466

Inventors: Shinohara; Kenji (Utsunomiya, JP)
Title: Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus using the same
Patent Number: 8,045,274

Inventors: Shinozaki; Yoshinari (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Relay apparatus and relay method
Patent Number: 9,170,739

Inventors: Shiota; Kohei (Hyogo, JP), Saito; Toshiharu (Hyogo, JP), Osamura; Kazumi (Osaka, JP), Takeoka; Hiroki (Osaka, JP), Nakatsubo; Kazuhiro (Toyama, JP), Nishimori; Toshiyuki (Toyama, JP), Shibuya; Masatoshi (Toyama, JP), Sasaki; Toshihiro (Toyama, JP), Okabe; Shigeo (Toyama, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing both-side metallized film with reduced blocking of metallized film and metallized film capacitor using the same
Patent Number: 7,291,185

Inventors: Shirai; Kenichi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Information processing apparatus and print device control method
Patent Number: 8,045,202

Inventors: Shiraishi; Kenji (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Imaging apparatus, imaging control method and recording medium readable by computer
Patent Number: 8,045,035

Inventors: Shirakata; Jiro (Chigasaki, JP)
Title: Apparatus with a steerable belt member adjusting feature
Patent Number: 8,045,904

Inventors: Shirasawa; Hisao (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image processing method, image processing apparatus, computer program product, and recording medium for image processing
Patent Number: 8,045,222

Inventors: Shirotori; Hiroshi (Nagano, JP), Moriyama; Masahiko (Nagano, JP)
Title: IC chip, print apparatus, and heat generation warning method
Patent Number: 7,290,847

Inventors: Shirvan; Mitchell (Herzliyya, IL), Bain; Eilat (Rehovot, IL), Bubis; Marina (Rehovot, IL), Ginis; Irene (Belt Shemesh, IL)
Title: Activated leukocyte conditioned supernatant and uses for wound healing
Patent Number: 9,168,287

Inventors: Shlafer; Jonathan (Maplewood, NJ)
Title: Mat and a system and method for converting the mat to a bag
Patent Number: 9,167,874

Inventors: Sho; Tomoyoshi (Kyotanabe, JP), Sueyoshi; Hirotaka (Hirakata, JP), Yoshino; Hayao (Hirakata, JP)
Title: Hydraulic excavator
Patent Number: 9,169,622

Inventors: Shoji; Takanori (Higashimurayama, JP)
Title: Information display panel
Patent Number: 8,044,926

Inventors: Shouno; Junpei (Kawasaki, JP), Nakade; Yohei (Okazaki, JP), Demizu; Ichiro (Toyonaka, JP)
Title: Roller for use with image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 8,045,903

Inventors: Shukh; Alexander Mikhailovich (Savage, MN)
Title: Scalable magnetic memory cell with reduced write current
Patent Number: 9,171,601

Inventors: Shukuya; Yuichiro (Kanagawa, JP), Maeda; Katsuhiko (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus and image forming method
Patent Number: 9,170,516

Inventors: Siegel; Wolfgang (Limburgerhof, DE), Haderlein; Gerd (Grunstadt, DE), Stab; Tobias (Mannheim, DE)
Title: Method for producing O-Alkylated aminoalcohols
Patent Number: 9,169,193

Inventors: Sigl; Horst (Passau, DE), Lenz; Paul (Waldkirchen, DE), Haselberger; Peter (Mauth, DE), Neumuller; Rudolf (Buechlberg, DE), Alesch; Klaus (Untergriesbach, DE), Enderl; Alexander (Vilshofen, DE)
Title: Drive device for the road wheels of a vehicle
Patent Number: 9,169,911

Inventors: Sigl; Horst (Passau, DE), Lenz; Paul (Waldkirchen, DE), Haselberger; Peter (Mauth, DE), Neumuller; Rudolf (Buechlberg, DE), Alesch; Klaus (Untergriesbach, DE), Enderl; Alexander (Vilshofen, DE), Dudek; Daniel (Salzweg, DE)
Title: Drive device for the road wheels of a vehicle
Patent Number: 9,169,912

Inventors: Silverbrook; Kia (Balmain, AU)
Title: Inkjet printhead with a two dimensional array of ink ejection nozzle arrangements
Patent Number: 7,290,853

Inventors: Silverbrook; Kia (Balmain, AU)
Title: Inkjet print assembly for high volume pagewidth printing
Patent Number: 7,290,856

Inventors: Silverbrook; Kia (Balmain, AU)
Title: Printhead assembly with a laminated stack of ink distribution layers
Patent Number: 7,290,857

Inventors: Silverbrook; Kia (Balmain, AU)
Title: Print medium with one side defined by a rib-like structure
Patent Number: 7,291,447

Inventors: Silverbrook; Kia (Balmain, AU)
Title: Disposable digital camera with printing assembly
Patent Number: 9,168,761

Inventors: Silverbrook; Kia (Balmain, AU), Nakazawa; Akira (Balmain, AU), Hibbard; Christopher (Balmain, AU), Mackey; Paul Ian (Balmain, AU), Berry; Norman Micheal (Balmain, AU), Jackson; Garry Raymond (Balmain, AU)
Title: Dispenser unit for refilling printing unit
Patent Number: 8,042,922

Inventors: Silverman; Robert S. (LaMirada, CA)
Title: Stretchable fabric book cover and method
Patent Number: 7,290,801

Inventors: Sim; Dong-Uk (Daejeon, KR), Kwon; Jong Hwa (Daejeon, KR), Kwak; Sang Il (Daejeon, KR), Choi; Hyung Do (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Antenna system having electromagnetic bandgap
Patent Number: 8,044,862

Inventors: Simofi-Ilyes; Attila (London, CA), Smorowski; Stefan (London, CA), VanHorne; Steven (St. Thomas, CA), VanWyck; Rod (London, CA), Lakerdas; Andrew (London, CA)
Title: Universal terminal bar structure with ground contacting feature integrated into a body structure with versatile RFI suppression for electric motors
Patent Number: 7,291,957

Inventors: Singh; Sanjai (Bangalore, IN), Ciolfi; John (Wellesley, MA)
Title: Transforming graphical objects in a graphical modeling environment
Patent Number: 8,046,735

Inventors: Skatell; Alexander Hoke (Washington, DC), Sceusa; Carl Joseph (Washington, DC), Wojtonis; Adam (Arlington, VA), Vuljaj; Anton (Washington, DC)
Title: Sorting information by relevance to individuals with passive data collection and real-time injection
Patent Number: 9,171,084

Inventors: Skelnik; Debra (Cambridge, MN), Wilson; Roger (Cambridge, MN), Wilson; John R. (New Brighton, MN)
Title: Cornea storage container to maximize cornea health
Patent Number: 9,167,809

Inventors: Skidmore; Frank M. (Gainesville, FL), Davidson; Mark (Florahome, FL), Donda; Russell S. (Gainesville, FL)
Title: Atomic magnetometer sensor array magnetic resonance imaging systems and methods
Patent Number: 9,167,979

Inventors: Skjervold; Per Olav (.ANG.s, NO), Salbu; Brit (Oslo, NO), Heyerdahl; Petter Hieronymus (.ANG.s, NO), Lien; Helge (Levanger, NO)
Title: Full history time-temperature indicator system
Patent Number: 7,290,925

Inventors: Slattery; Scott T. (Brockport, NY), Dunn; Carol K. (Rochester, NY)
Title: Charger wire package and container
Patent Number: 7,290,658

Inventors: Slot; Marcel (Baarlo, NL)
Title: Device for ejecting droplets of an electrically non-conductive fluid at high temperature
Patent Number: 9,168,549

Inventors: Smith, III; John Martin (Greensboro, NC), Duckett; Charles Woody (Kernersville, NC)
Title: Durable, comfortable, air-permeable allergen-barrier fabrics
Patent Number: 7,290,381

Inventors: Smith; Clint (Warwick, NY), Surampudi; Purnima (Bangalore, IN)
Title: Method and system for providing enhanced location based information for wireless handsets
Patent Number: 9,173,065

Inventors: Smith; Craig (Herriman, UT), Artig; Christopher (Summit Park, UT)
Title: Mounting system for an X-ray tube
Patent Number: 7,290,929

Inventors: Smith; James B. (Saint Clair Shores, MI), Szymczak; Edward (Macomb, MI), Dix; Regina D. (Highland Park, MI), Gazda; Robert T. (Marysville, MI), Reckling; Jacqueline A. (Rochester, MI)
Title: Vehicle cargo retention system
Patent Number: 7,290,820

Inventors: Smith; Michael W. (Addison, TX), Terracina; John M. (Duncan, OK)
Title: Methods for effecting controlled break in pH dependent foamed fracturing fluid
Patent Number: 7,290,614

Inventors: Smith; Redd H. (The Woodlands, TX), Burgess; Trevor (Aberdeen, GB), Eason; Jimmy W. (The Woodlands, TX)
Title: Cemented tungsten carbide rock bit cone
Patent Number: 8,043,555

Inventors: Smith; Richard A. (Annapolis, MD)
Title: Wireless internet gateway limiting message distribution
Patent Number: 9,172,821

Inventors: Smouse; Harry Robinson (Peoria Heights, IL)
Title: Methods and apparatus for treating a type 2 endoleak from within an endoluminal stent
Patent Number: 9,168,162

Inventors: Snider; Philip M (Houston, TX), Zierolf; Joseph A (Houma, LA)
Title: Method and system for performing operations and for improving production in wells
Patent Number: 8,044,820

Inventors: Snyder; John P. (Edina, MN), Larson; John M. (Northfield, MN)
Title: Schottky-barrier mosfet manufacturing method using isotropic etch process
Patent Number: 7,291,524

Inventors: Snyder; Robert E. (Green, OH)
Title: Intermittent mixer with low pressure drop
Patent Number: 7,291,194

Inventors: Socha; Robert (Campbell, CA), Flagello; Donis (Scottsdale, AZ), Hansen; Steve (Phoenix, AZ)
Title: Optimized polarization illumination
Patent Number: 7,292,315

Inventors: Sogawa; Koichi (Hyogo, JP)
Title: Efficient provision of alignment marks on semiconductor wafer
Patent Number: 8,043,928

Inventors: Sohrabi; Mohsen (Geneva, CH), Sorouchyari; Esfandiar (Lausanne, CH)
Title: Process of selecting portfolio managers based on automated artificial intelligence techniques
Patent Number: 8,046,278

Inventors: Solcz; Edward J. (Fairport, NY)
Title: Portable electronic device distress detection system
Patent Number: 8,044,817

Inventors: Song; Joonwoo (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Circuit for balancing cells
Patent Number: 9,172,258

Inventors: Song; Yu (Pleasanton, CA), Cheng; Doreen (San Jose, CA), Kalasapur; Swaroop (Sunnyvale, CA), Messer; Alan (Los Gatos, CA)
Title: Method and system for selecting search engines for accessing information
Patent Number: 8,046,351

Inventors: Soreefan; Ibne (Union, KY), Baker; Orion (Frankfort, KY)
Title: Module for gas flow measurements with a dual sensing assembly
Patent Number: 9,170,135

Inventors: Sorensson; Stefan (Sodra Sandby, SE), Wezowski; Martin (Malmo, SE)
Title: Mobile communication device with direction indicator
Patent Number: 8,046,023

Inventors: Soto; Brian (Meriden, CT), Soto; Pedro (Meriden, CT)
Title: Reusable valve assembly
Patent Number: 9,168,550

Inventors: Sousa; Rui (San Antonia, TX), Jendrisak; Jerome J. (Madison, WI)
Title: Methods for using mutant RNA polymerases with reduced discrimination between non-canonical and canonical nucleoside triphosphates
Patent Number: 7,291,487

Inventors: Spellberg; Brad J. (Rancho Palos Verdes, CA), Lin; Lin (Rancho Palos Verdes, CA)
Title: Compositions and methods for immunization against bacteria expressing a carbapenemase
Patent Number: 9,169,477

Inventors: Spicola, Jr.; Joseph A. (Tampa, FL)
Title: Systems for determining animal metrics and related devices and methods
Patent Number: 9,167,800

Inventors: Spindler; Robert (Carol Stream, IL)
Title: Locking system having mounting block with mounting arm and slide member for securing concrete form panels
Patent Number: 8,042,786

Inventors: Spivak; Boris (Los Angeles, CA)
Title: Rivet squeezer
Patent Number: 7,290,431

Inventors: Spodsberg; Nikolaj (Bagsvaerd, DK)
Title: Polypeptides having xylanase activity and polynucleotides encoding same
Patent Number: 9,169,473

Inventors: Sprecher; Arnold F. (Raleigh, NC)
Title: Bipolar interrogation for magnetostrictive transducers
Patent Number: 7,292,025

Inventors: Springer, Jr.; Jack F. (Fort Edward, NY)
Title: Configurable phototherapy device
Patent Number: 8,043,349

Inventors: Spude; Gerald T. (Brussels, WI), Huff; Steven T. (Leesburg, VA), Danner; Bryan L. (Fond du Lac, WI)
Title: Vertical concrete form with removable forming panels
Patent Number: 9,169,661

Inventors: Staffel; Wolfgang (Heidelberg, DE), Kessinger; Roland (Weinheim, DE), Henkelmann; Jochem (Mannheim, DE)
Title: Process for preparing vinyl carboxylates
Patent Number: 8,044,233

Inventors: Stamm; Beat (Redmond, WA), Hitchcock; Gregory C. (Woodinville, WA), Duggan; Michael J. (Kirkland, WA)
Title: Appropriately rendering a graphical object when a corresponding outline has excessive control points
Patent Number: 7,292,249

Inventors: Stanford; Carl R. (Clinton, UT)
Title: Table with molded plastic table top
Patent Number: 8,042,476

Inventors: Stanley; Harrelson (Pepperell, MA)
Title: Holder for sharpening and faceting
Patent Number: 9,168,640

Inventors: Stark; Jacobus (Echt, NL), De Rijk; Angelique (Echt, NL)
Title: Antifungal compositions
Patent Number: 9,167,822

Inventors: Stark; Urban (Vaggeryd, SE)
Title: Lawn care vehicle with rear wheel axle assembly
Patent Number: 9,167,741

Inventors: Starkie; Bradford Craig (Surrey Hills, AU)
Title: Development system for a dialog system
Patent Number: 8,046,227

Inventors: Stazzone; Madelyn Milagros (Chesterfield, MO), El-Ghazzawy; Omar G. (St. Louis, MO), Prior; Fred William (Town and Country, MO)
Title: Method and apparatus for acquiring overlapped medical image slices
Patent Number: 8,046,044

Inventors: Steffen; Michael (Munich, DE), Kolmar; Oliver (Neubiberg, DE), von Richthofen; Thorsten (Munich, DE), Lachenmaier; Thomas (Pfaffenhofen, DE)
Title: Vibrating plate system
Patent Number: 8,046,105

Inventors: Stein; Anatoli B. (Atherton, CA), Volfbeyn; Semen P. (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: High speed interleaved ADC with compensation for DC offset mismatch
Patent Number: 9,172,388

Inventors: Steinke; Tom A. (San Diego, CA), Stone; Corbett W. (San Diego, CA), Ross; Stephen O. (Fallbrook, CA), Kelleher; Brian S. (Ramona, CA), Michel; Raphael M. (San Diego, CA), Koenig; Donald H. (San Diego, CA)
Title: Selectable eccentric remodeling and/or ablation of atherosclerotic material
Patent Number: 7,291,146

Inventors: Stengel; Frank (Buehl-Neusatz, DE)
Title: Method for clutch control, in particular, for parallel gearboxes with wet clutches or wet dual clutches
Patent Number: 7,291,091

Inventors: Stephens; Thomas E. (Spokane, WA), Boyman; Vaughn K. (Spokane, WA), Diaz; Joseph A (Spokane, WA), Gordon; Christopher E. (Spokane, WA), Engdahl; Gerald (Spokane, WA)
Title: System and method for the thermal processing of ore bodies
Patent Number: 8,043,400

Inventors: Stern; Joseph L. (New York, NY)
Title: System and method for customizing an interface related to accessing, manipulating and viewing internet and non-internet related information
Patent Number: 8,046,697

Inventors: Stevens; Mark B. (Austin, TX), Wilson; John D. (Houston, TX)
Title: Managing an active strap system for a face mask
Patent Number: 9,168,347

Inventors: Steyer; Jean-Marie (Cesson Sevigne, FR), Roustide; Didier (Cesson Sevigne, FR)
Title: Apparatus and method for signature verification
Patent Number: 9,172,547

Inventors: Stice; Steven L. (Belchertown, MA), Cibelli; Jose (Amherst, MA), Robl; James (Belchertown, MA), Golueke; Paul (Belchertown, MA)
Title: Cloning pigs using non-quiescent differentiated donor cells or nuclei
Patent Number: 7,291,764

Inventors: Stinson; Bradley Hugh (Calgary, CA)
Title: System, method, and apparatus for property appraisals
Patent Number: 8,046,306

Inventors: Stipe; Barry Cushing (San Jose, CA)
Title: Ultra low-cost solid-state memory
Patent Number: 7,291,878

Inventors: Stivoric; John M. (Pittsburgh, PA), Boehmke; Scott K. (Wexford, PA), Teller; Eric (Palo Alto, CA), Kasabach; Christopher (New York, NY)
Title: Adhesively mounted apparatus for determining physiological and contextual status
Patent Number: 9,168,001

Inventors: Stockert; Elisabeth (New York, NY), Jager; Elke (Frankfurt am Main, DE), Chen; Yao-tseng (New York, NY), Scanlan; Matthew (New York, NY), Knuth; Alexander (Frankfurt am Main, DE), Old; Lloyd J. (New York, NY)
Title: Isolated nucleic acid molecules encoding ESO-1 peptides and uses thereof
Patent Number: 7,291,335

Inventors: Stokes; Peter David (Norfolk, GB), O'Kell; Sean Patrick (Norfolk, GB)
Title: Aircraft security
Patent Number: 8,044,825

Inventors: Stoll; Alexander (Plymouth, MI)
Title: Apparatus for dislodging and moving contaminants from a surface of a machine tool
Patent Number: 7,290,966

Inventors: Stoops; John F. (Portland, OR), Knierim; Daniel G. (Beaverton, OR)
Title: Multifunction word recognizer element
Patent Number: 9,172,362

Inventors: Stroes; Gustave R. (Beverly Hills, CA), Mui; Benjamin (Redondo Beach, CA)
Title: ODU alignment procedure using circularly polarized signals allocated to specific satellites
Patent Number: 8,044,872

Inventors: Stroup; David Karl (El Cajon, CA)
Title: Finger swipe fluid-transfer collection assembly and method of using the same
Patent Number: 8,043,864

Inventors: Strutt; Peter R. (Storrs, CT), Kear; Benard H (Whitehouse Station, NJ)
Title: Method for making electrode assembly for a solid oxide fuel cell
Patent Number: 9,172,097

Inventors: Stuart; Earnest (Lansing, MI)
Title: Universal biomass refinery
Patent Number: 9,169,524

Inventors: Su; Chun-Nan (Taipei, TW), Wu; Chun-Che (Taipei, TW)
Title: Protecting device for tablet computer
Patent Number: 9,172,419

Inventors: Su; Wei-Bin (Taipei, TW), Chuang; Karl Tze-Tang (Taipei, TW), Lai; Chung-Chen (Taipei, TW), Ho; Yung-Sheng (Taipei, TW)
Title: Method for coproducing isobutene and ETBE from tert-Butanol mixture
Patent Number: 9,169,183

Inventors: Suda; Tooru (Miyawaka, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device including an inner conductive layer which is cut out in the vicinity of a corner
Patent Number: 8,044,504

Inventors: Sudoh; Yoshifumi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Imaging lens system and imaging system including the same
Patent Number: 9,170,398

Inventors: Sueishi; Makoto (Kobe, JP)
Title: Pneumatic tire for off-road traveling with tread including blocks having recess portions
Patent Number: 8,042,583

Inventors: Suga; Kazumi (Kanagawa-Ken, JP)
Title: Display signal control apparatus, and display signal control method
Patent Number: 8,045,004

Inventors: Sugai; Toyokazu (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Device for sending-out data in which associated data is multiplexed with main data
Patent Number: 8,046,796

Inventors: Sugerman; Michael (Alexandria, VA)
Title: Botanical composition and method for treating pain and discomfort of various conditions
Patent Number: 9,168,280

Inventors: Sugiura; Junichi (Bristol, GB)
Title: Cyclic noise removal in borehole imaging
Patent Number: 9,171,356

Inventors: Sugiyama; Yoshinobu (Toyota, JP)
Title: Power supply apparatus for electrically powered vehicle and method for controlling the same
Patent Number: 9,172,252

Inventors: Suh; Daewoong (Phoenix, AZ), Jayaraman; Saikumar (Chandler, AZ), Lehman; Stephen E. (Chandler, AZ), Patel; Mitesh (Phoenix, AZ), Byrne; Tiffany A. (Chandler, AZ), Martin; Edward L. (Chandler, AZ), Basiron; Mohd Erwan B. (Pulau Pinang, MY), Loh; Wei Keat (Penang, MY), Lim; Sheau Hooi (Penang, MY), Chin; Yoong Tatt P. (Penang, MY)
Title: Stress-relief layers and stress-compensation collars with low-temperature solders for board-level joints, and processes of making same
Patent Number: 7,291,548

Inventors: Sullivan; Philip F. (Bellaire, TX), Tustin; Gary John (Sawston, GB), Christanti; Yenny (Houston, TX), Kubala; Gregory (Houston, TX), Drochon; Bruno (Houston, TX), Chen; Yiyan (Sugar Land, TX), Dessinges; Marie Noelle (Paris, FR), Howard; Paul R. (Sugar Land, TX)
Title: Polymer delivery in well treatment applications
Patent Number: 8,044,000

Inventors: Sumi; Hiroshi (Aichi, JP), Mizutani; Hidetoshi (Aichi, JP), Sato; Manabu (Nagoya, JP)
Title: Copper paste and wiring board using the same
Patent Number: 7,291,789

Inventors: Sumida; Takayuki (Kawasaki, JP), Hirai; Tadahiko (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Resonance tag with temperature sensor
Patent Number: 8,043,000

Inventors: Sumio; Hiroshi (Bunkyou-ku, JP)
Title: Method and apparatus for processing data, program, and storage medium on which a computer-readable program is stored
Patent Number: 8,046,684

Inventors: Sun; Haijun (New York, NY), Liu; Ling (Carmel, IN)
Title: Fibroblast growth factor receptor-3 (FGFR-3) inhibitors and methods of treatment
Patent Number: 8,043,618

Inventors: Sung; Hsing-Wen (Hsinchu, TW), Lin; Yu-Hsin (Kaohsiung, TW), Tu; Hosheng (Newport Beach, CA)
Title: Nanoparticles for protein drug delivery
Patent Number: 7,291,598

Inventors: Suominen; Edwin A. (Valley, WA)
Title: Simplified high frequency tuner and tuning method
Patent Number: 9,172,416

Inventors: Susko; Kenneth (Elmont, NY)
Title: Optical probe containing oxygen, temperature, and pressure sensors and monitoring and control systems containing the same
Patent Number: 9,170,163

Inventors: Sutphin; Eldon M. (Merrimack, NH)
Title: Combined radar and communications link
Patent Number: 8,044,839

Inventors: Suzuki; Kaoru (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Position detecting device, autonomous mobile device, method, and computer program product
Patent Number: 8,045,418

Inventors: Suzuki; Katsutoshi (Hino, JP), Obara; Yoshihiko (Matsusaka, JP), Tanaka; Toru (Fujimino, JP), Komoriya; Haruhiko (Saitama, JP)
Title: Solid electrolyte film, and method for producing same
Patent Number: 9,171,655

Inventors: Suzuki; Kazuo (Sunto-gun, JP), Watanabe; Iyoshi (Numazu, JP)
Title: Non-hexavalent-chromium type corrosion resistant coating film structure having a resin layer and a metal layer that is superior in terms of adhesion to the resin layer
Patent Number: 7,291,401

Inventors: Suzuki; Koichi (Kodaira, JP)
Title: Normalization processing apparatus
Patent Number: 8,046,395

Inventors: Suzuki; Masahiro (Saitama, JP), Naganuma; Tsunehiko (Ibaraki, JP)
Title: Separation membrane module with hollow fiber and a method of making the same
Patent Number: 7,291,204

Inventors: Suzuki; Masami (Kanagawa, JP), Hayami; Muneto (Kanagawa, JP), Kano; Koji (Gunma, JP), Udagawa; Kazuo (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Liquid action substance battery
Patent Number: 8,043,738

Inventors: Suzuki; Nobuyuki (Tokyo, JP), Chikama; Hiroyuki (Tokyo, JP), Okada; Hidetaka (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Vehicle lamp and method of use
Patent Number: 7,290,906

Inventors: Suzuki; Shigeaki (Izu, JP)
Title: Article sales data processing apparatus
Patent Number: 8,044,803

Inventors: Suzuki; Takahiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Color processing apparatus and method
Patent Number: 8,044,965

Inventors: Suzuki; Tatsuya (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Compressed wood product and method of manufacturing compressed wood product
Patent Number: 7,290,576

Inventors: Szkudlinski; Mariusz W. (Potomac, MD), Weintraub; Bruce D. (North Potomac, MD), Grossmann; Mathis (Parkville, AU)
Title: Human luteinizing hormone superagonists
Patent Number: 8,044,187

Inventors: Sznaidman; Marcos (Durham, NC)
Title: Process for the preparation of 2'-halo-.beta.-L-arabinofuranosyl nucleosides
Patent Number: 7,291,726

Inventors: Tachibana; Hideaki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Communication apparatus, control method and storage medium
Patent Number: 9,172,548

Inventors: Tada; Yuko (Shizuoka, JP), Shimada; Kazuto (Shizuoka, JP), Hirano; Shuji (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Positive photosensitive composition, pattern forming method using the composition and resin for use in the composition
Patent Number: 8,043,791

Inventors: Taguchi; Shinichirou (Nukata-gun, JP), Yamada; Kenji (Gamagori, JP), Inoue; Akimitsu (Toyota, JP), Ishihara; Hideaki (Okazaki, JP)
Title: Microcomputer system with reduced power consumption
Patent Number: 8,046,615

Inventors: Taguchi; Takashi (Kumamoto, JP)
Title: Liquid crystal display device and manufacturing method thereof
Patent Number: 9,170,459

Inventors: Taguchi; Toshiki (Fujinomiya, JP)
Title: Ink and ink set for ink jet printing and method of ink jet printing
Patent Number: 7,291,212

Inventors: Tai; Wen-Chih (Taipei Hsien, TW), Yang; Shih-Tsung (Taipei Hsien, TW), Liu; Chia-Lin (Tai-Chung Hsien, TW), Mo; Chi-Neng (Tao-Yuan Hsien, TW)
Title: Projection display
Patent Number: 7,290,903

Inventors: Tai; Yong Min (Gunpo-si, KR), Moon; Young Su (Seoul, KR), Cho; Jung Uk (Hwaseong-si, KR), Cha; Joon Hyuk (Incheon, KR), Park; Hyun Sang (Cheonan-si, KR), Lee; Shi Hwa (Seoul, KR)
Title: Apparatus and method extracting feature information of a source image
Patent Number: 9,171,227

Inventors: Taipale; Seppo (Siilinjaervi, FI), Seppanen; Mari (Juankoski, FI)
Title: Paper machine fabric
Patent Number: 9,169,599

Inventors: Tajima; Itsuro (Naka, JP), Wardoyo; Akhmadi Eko (Naka, JP), Fukunaga; Osamu (Ichikawa, JP)
Title: Diamond sintered compact having high electrical conductivity and production method thereof
Patent Number: 8,043,533

Inventors: Tak; Byung Chul (Elmsford, NY), Tang; Chunqiang (Ossining, NY), Wang; Long (White Plains, NY)
Title: Diagnosing distributed applications using application logs and request processing paths
Patent Number: 9,170,873

Inventors: Takagi; Osamu (Chofu, JP), Kinouchi; Satoshi (Shinjuku, JP), Tsueda; Yoshinori (Fuji, JP), Sone; Toshihiro (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Fixing device for image forming apparatus to control power of heating source while in a warming-up mode
Patent Number: 8,045,876

Inventors: Takagi; Shigetaka (Tokyo, JP), Sakai; Yosuke (Tokyo, JP), Itakura; Tetsuro (Tokyo, JP), Mashiko; Koichiro (Takarazuka, JP)
Title: Signal processing method and signal processing apparatus
Patent Number: 8,046,402

Inventors: Takagi; Yasuhiro (Tokyo, JP), Yamazaki; Hideki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Three-dimensional image recording medium
Patent Number: 8,045,265

Inventors: Takahashi; Masaji (Tokyo, JP), Ito; Takayuki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Solenoid valve
Patent Number: 7,290,564

Inventors: Takahashi; Shingo (Kobe, JP)
Title: Pneumatic tire with tread having radial grooves and shutoff walls
Patent Number: 8,042,584

Inventors: Takahashi; Shuji (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing nozzle plate, liquid ejection head and image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 8,043,518

Inventors: Takahashi; Takeshi (Osaka, JP), Nomura; Hidenori (Osaka, JP), Takahata; Terumitsu (Osaka, JP), Shimizu; Kouji (Osaka, JP), Kawabe; Takao (Osaka, JP), Asai; Gou (Osaka, JP), Shinohara; Yukihiro (Kariya, JP), Tsuda; Tomoyuki (Kariya, JP)
Title: Method of controlling valve timing of diesel engine
Patent Number: 8,042,516

Inventors: Takami; Kana (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Data output apparatus, data output system, and data output control method for preventing leakage of personal information
Patent Number: 9,172,825

Inventors: Takamoto; Ryuichiro (Sakai, JP), Uno; Koji (Osaka, JP), Fujii; Kazuhiro (Kawachinagano, JP)
Title: Bicycle shift control apparatus that cancels a tentative shift
Patent Number: 7,290,779

Inventors: Takano; Fumitomo (Tochigi, JP), Watanabe; Shinya (Tochigi, JP), Aiba; Tsukasa (Tochigi, JP), Nakashima; Joji (Tochigi, JP), Otsuka; Hiroshi (Wako, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device
Patent Number: 8,045,335

Inventors: Takao; Yoshifumi (Tokyo, JP), Matsubara; Naoyuki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Fluorescent lamp and lighting unit
Patent Number: 8,044,591

Inventors: Takaragi; Yoichi (Yokohama, JP), Murayama; Tsutomu (Yokohama, JP), Yoshihara; Kunio (Hachioji, JP), Fukada; Shinichi (Kawasaki, JP), Kimura; Hiroyuki (Kawasaki, JP), Shinagawa; Tatsuo (Yokonama, JP)
Title: Document management system, document management apparatus, document management method, and program
Patent Number: 8,045,194

Inventors: Takasugi; Masahide (Osaka, JP), Yamamoto; Masaki (Osaka, JP), Kawamura; Misuzu (Osaka, JP)
Title: Network system, communication method, and communication terminal
Patent Number: 9,172,986

Inventors: Takasugi; Takayuki (Sakai, JP), Kaneno; Yasuyuki (Sakai, JP)
Title: Re-added Ni-based dual multi-phase intermetallic compound alloy and method for producing the same
Patent Number: 9,169,540

Inventors: Takayama; Toru (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Method for manufacturing semiconductor substrate
Patent Number: 8,043,937

Inventors: Takayama; Toru (Kanagawa, JP), Maruyama; Junya (Kanagawa, JP), Ohno; Yumiko (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device having light emitting element, integrated circuit and adhesive layer
Patent Number: 8,044,397

Inventors: Takei; Yasuyuki (Fukuoka, JP)
Title: Motor controller
Patent Number: 8,044,621

Inventors: Takemoto; Yuji (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus
Patent Number: 8,045,228

Inventors: Taketani; Eiichi (Nukata-gun, JP), Oosawa; Seigo (Nukata-gun, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device having a trench gate structure and manufacturing method of the same
Patent Number: 9,171,906

Inventors: Takeuchi; Kesatoshi (Shiojiri, JP), Sejimo; Isamu (Matsumoto, JP), Suzuki; Takafumi (Nagoya, JP)
Title: Drive control circuit for electric motor
Patent Number: 8,044,623

Inventors: Takeuchi; Kimio (Kanagawa, JP), Kurosawa; Takahiro (Kanagawa, JP), Ichikawa; Kentaro (Kanagawa, JP), Hirota; Norihisa (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Method and device for feeding molten resin, and method for manufacturing molded article by using the fed molten resin
Patent Number: 8,043,540

Inventors: Takumi; Hayashi (Inabe, JP), Satoru; Fukuzawa (Inabe, JP)
Title: Slide bearing for cooling water circulation pump in fuel cell
Patent Number: 7,290,937

Inventors: Tanaka; Atsushi (Fuchu, JP), Nishikawa; Hiroshi (Kawasaki, JP), Kojima; Naoki (Kawasaka, JP)
Title: Control of a light valve that is dependent upon a voltage and a duration time of lighting measurement of a light source unit
Patent Number: 8,042,952

Inventors: Tanaka; Jinya (Aichi, JP), Koizumi; Masakazu (Aichi, JP)
Title: Conductive rubber component
Patent Number: 8,043,096

Inventors: Tanaka; Kenichiro (Osaka, JP)
Title: Light emitting device, and illumination apparatus and luminaire using same
Patent Number: 9,169,994

Inventors: Tanaka; Koichiro (Isehara, JP), Oishi; Hirotada (Atsugi, JP)
Title: Laser irradiation method and laser irradiation apparatus
Patent Number: 8,045,271

Inventors: Tanaka; Naotaka (Kasumigaura, JP), Yoshimura; Yasuhiro (Kasumigaura, JP), Naito; Takahiro (Kodaira, JP), Akazawa; Takashi (Musashimurayama, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device and method of manufacturing thereof
Patent Number: 7,291,929

Inventors: Tanaka; Ryohei (Osaka, JP), Matoba; Hiroshi (Osaka, JP)
Title: High-frequency power source
Patent Number: 7,292,047

Inventors: Tanaka; Satoshi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Printing system and printing apparatus
Patent Number: 8,045,217

Inventors: Tanaka; Yoshinori (Hachioji, JP), Fujiwara; Yoko (Hachioji, JP), Akiyama; Fumihito (Hachioji, JP), Ozawa; Masahiro (Hachioji, JP), Kuroki; Jun (Hachioji, JP), Nogawa; Hiroshi (Hachioji, JP)
Title: Print controlling device, image forming device, print controlling method, and computer readable recording medium storing control program
Patent Number: 8,045,227

Inventors: Tanaka; Yukio (Saitama, JP)
Title: Anti-vibration actuator, lens unit and camera furnished therewith, and manufacturing method for same
Patent Number: 9,170,430

Inventors: Tandai; Tomoya (Tokyo, JP), Deguchi; Noritaka (Kawasaki, JP), Horiguchi; Tomoya (Yokohama, JP), Tomioka; Tazuko (Kawasaki, JP), Tomizawa; Takeshi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Terminal station radio communication device, based station radio communication device, radio communication device, radio communication method, and radio communication program
Patent Number: 8,045,529

Inventors: Tang; Shao-You (New Taipei, TW), Hsieh; Po-Chuan (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Printed circuit board
Patent Number: 9,173,283

Inventors: Tang; Xinghai (Cedar Park, TX), Sanchez; Hector (Cedar Park, TX)
Title: Over voltage protection for a thin oxide load circuit
Patent Number: 9,171,834

Inventors: Taniguchi; Hiroyuki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Wireless terminal
Patent Number: 8,046,583

Inventors: Taniguchi; Masateru (Chiba, JP), Niiyama; Takahiro (Chiba, JP), Itoh; Shigeo (Chiba, JP), Nakamura; Kazuhito (Chiba, JP), Miya; Kenta (Chiba, JP), Namba; Masakazu (Tokyo, JP), Honda; Yuki (Tokyo, JP), Watabe; Toshihisa (Tokyo, JP), Egami; Norifumi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Electron emissive element and display element
Patent Number: 8,044,596

Inventors: Taras; Michael F. (Fayetteville, NY), Lifson; Alexander (Manlius, NY)
Title: Multi-circuit dehumidification heat pump system
Patent Number: 7,290,399

Inventors: Tasaka; Kei (Nara, JP), Juri; Tatsuro (Osaka, JP), Saigo; Katsuo (Hyogo, JP), Ohgose; Hideyuki (Osaka, JP), Arimura; Koji (Osaka, JP), Arakawa; Hiroshi (Nara, JP), Maruyama; Yuki (Osaka, JP)
Title: Coding method conversion apparatus
Patent Number: 8,045,821

Inventors: Tateishi; Takaaki (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Watanabe; Yuji (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Authentication method, authentication system and authentication program
Patent Number: 9,173,076

Inventors: Tatsumi; Setsuji (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Inkjet recording apparatus and inkjet recording method
Patent Number: 8,042,900

Inventors: Taylor; Stephen Dennis (Neutral Bay, AU)
Title: Adjustable display apparatus
Patent Number: 9,167,917

Inventors: Taylor; Stuart (Cambridge, GB), Izadi; Shahram (Cambridge, GB), Rosenfeld; Daniel A. (Seattle, WA), Hodges; Stephen (Cambridge, GB), Butler; David Alexander (Cambridge, GB), Scott; James (Cambridge, GB), Villar; Nicolas (Cambridge, GB)
Title: Projection of images onto tangible user interfaces
Patent Number: 8,042,949

Inventors: Teague; Edward Harrison (San Diego, CA), Tian; Qingjiang (San Diego, CA), Julian; David Jonathan (San Diego, CA), Jia; Zhanfeng (Belmont, CA)
Title: System and method for controlling paging delay
Patent Number: 9,173,190

Inventors: Teague; Phillip Vincent (Bristol, GB)
Title: System for detecting misalignment of an aero surface
Patent Number: 9,170,092

Inventors: Tebbe; Heiko (Dormagen, DE), Muller; Volker (Philippsburg, DE)
Title: Compatible blends of thermoplastic molding compositions
Patent Number: 7,291,683

Inventors: Tegen; Stefan (Dresden, DE)
Title: Low resistance contact in a semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,291,532

Inventors: Telander; William (Orland Park, IL)
Title: Basalt particle-containing compositions and articles for protective coatings and ballistic shield mats/tiles/protective building components
Patent Number: 8,043,982

Inventors: Teo; Patrick (San Jose, CA)
Title: Virtual reality camera
Patent Number: 7,292,261

Inventors: Terlet; Christopher John (Jandakot, AU), Moir; Fredric Graham (Glenelg, AU), McInnes; Malcolm Bicknell (Fullarton, AU), DeBarro; Anthony Joseph Alexander (Jane Brook, AU)
Title: Transmission sleeve
Patent Number: 7,290,626

Inventors: Terrio; Timothy (Bakersfield, CA)
Title: Squat and lunge training device
Patent Number: 9,168,165

Inventors: Tester; John T. (Flagstaff, AZ), Dethlefs; Andrew J. (Concord, CA)
Title: Cable manipulator
Patent Number: 9,172,223

Inventors: Teunissen; Franciscus Johannes Herman Maria (Rotterdam, NL), Carnahan; Raymond Charles (Pleasanton, CA)
Title: Lithographic apparatus and device manufacturing method
Patent Number: 7,291,850

Inventors: Thiers; Eugene (San Mateo, CA)
Title: Water purification system
Patent Number: 8,043,509

Inventors: Thivierge; Daniel P. (Warren, RI), Fredette; Albert R. (Wakefield, RI)
Title: Battery charging method
Patent Number: 8,044,637

Inventors: Thom; Allan R. (Clarendon Hills, IL), Masanek, Jr.; Frederick W. (Barrington, IL)
Title: Helically stackable container
Patent Number: 9,169,041

Inventors: Thomas; Michael George (Madison, WI), Felnagle; Elizabeth Anne (Madison, WI), Rondon; Michelle Renee (Madison, WI), Berti; Andrew David (Madison, WI)
Title: Heterologous production of capreomycin and generation of new capreomycin derivatives through metabolic engineering
Patent Number: 8,044,186

Inventors: Thompson; Ray P. (Middletown, IN), Arnold; Jerry A. (Lapel, IN), Crandall; Wayne A (Pendleton, IN)
Title: Special articulating tool holder
Patent Number: 8,042,435

Inventors: Thonnard; Joelle (Rixensart, BE)
Title: Polypeptide from haemophilus influenza
Patent Number: 7,291,722

Inventors: Thoroe-Scherb; Thomas (Sao Paulo, BR), Schmidt-Hebbel; Harald (Barueri, BR), Herman; Jeffrey (Bala Cynwyd, PA)
Title: Apparatus for the manufacture of a structured fiber web
Patent Number: 7,291,249

Inventors: Thybo; Claus (Soenderborg, DK), Suss; Jurgen (Soenderborg, DK)
Title: Expansion valve with variable opening degree
Patent Number: 9,170,039

Inventors: Tinnakornsrisuphap; Peerapol (San Diego, CA), Agashe; Parag Arun (San Diego, CA), Rezaiifar; Ramin (San Diego, CA), Mohanty; Bibhu P (San Diego, CA), Bender; Paul E (San Diego, CA)
Title: Connected-state radio session transfer in wireless communication systems
Patent Number: 9,173,239

Inventors: Toda; Shinsaku (Kanagawa, JP), Kajinuma; Shuji (Kanagawa, JP), Inoue; Masashi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: IC socket
Patent Number: 7,291,022

Inventors: Tokkonen; Timo (Oulu, FI)
Title: Method of deactivating device lock state, and electronic device
Patent Number: 7,292,230

Inventors: Tong; Dominique Lo Hine (Rennes, FR), Chambelin; Philippe (Chateaugiron, FR), Guguen; Charline (Rennes, FR)
Title: Waveguide E-plane RF bandpass filter with pseudo-elliptic response
Patent Number: 7,292,123

Inventors: Touret; Marc (Colombes, FR)
Title: Satellite transmission system
Patent Number: 9,173,177

Inventors: Touret; Marc (Gennevilliers, FR), Gourlaouen; Katy (Gennevilliers, FR)
Title: Method and system for synchronization for DVB-S2 frame and its associated frame structure
Patent Number: 9,173,007

Inventors: Touzani; Youssef (Chatou, FR), Almanza; Morgan (Prades-le-lez, FR)
Title: Converter for balancing the cells of an electric battery
Patent Number: 9,172,257

Inventors: Touzni; Azzedine (San Diego, CA), Zeng; Thomas (San Diego, CA)
Title: Distributed dynamic memory management unit (MMU)-based secure inter-processor communication
Patent Number: 9,170,957

Inventors: Tovar Depablos; Juan Jose (Katy, TX)
Title: Device for the separation of the gas phase from a mixture of fluid/gas for use in hydrocarbons producing and injection wells
Patent Number: 7,290,607

Inventors: Toyota; Akihito (Fukuoka, JP), Shikayama; Toru (Fukuoka, JP), Kakihara; Masanobu (Fukuoka, JP), Kono; Toshiyuki (Fukuoka, JP), Nagao; Mitsunori (Fukuoka, JP)
Title: Multi-degree-of-freedom actuator and stage device
Patent Number: 8,044,541

Inventors: Tran; Thang M. (Austin, TX)
Title: Register renaming scheme with checkpoint repair in a processing device
Patent Number: 9,170,818

Inventors: Trandal; David Scott (Santa Barbara, CA), Brahm; David (Vero Beach, FL)
Title: Methods and systems for providing property data
Patent Number: 9,171,341

Inventors: Tranter; Troy J. (Idaho Falls, ID), Herbst; R. Scott (Idaho Falls, ID), Mann; Nicholas R. (Blackfoot, ID), Todd; Terry A. (Aberdeen, ID)
Title: Methods of using adsorption media for separating or removing constituents
Patent Number: 8,043,586

Inventors: Traulsen; Tim (Pirna, DE), Drews; Juergen (Pirna, DE), Hucke; Thomas (Dresden, DE)
Title: Battery operated device, in particular implantable medical-electronic device
Patent Number: 8,043,744

Inventors: Treadway Fancher; Rebecca Ann (W. Monroe, LA)
Title: Disposable, contaminant/water resistant, elasticized protective limb and body covers
Patent Number: 7,290,290

Inventors: Tremblay; Christian (Trois-Rivieres, CA)
Title: Beverage container for brewing apparatus
Patent Number: 9,169,060

Inventors: Treves; David (Palo Alto, CA), O'Dell; Thomas A. (Campbell, CA)
Title: Test head for optically inspecting workpieces comprising a lens for elongating a laser spot on the workpieces
Patent Number: 7,292,329

Inventors: Tronchin; Lamberto (Bologna, IT), Venturi; Andrea (Bologna, IT)
Title: Method for artificially reproducing an output signal of a non-linear time invariant system
Patent Number: 9,171,534

Inventors: Trotta; Brian William (Lenexa, KS), Wills; Christopher Charles (Gladstone, MO)
Title: Collecting and modeling object simulation data
Patent Number: 8,046,204

Inventors: Trotta; Brian William (Lenexa, KS), Wills; Christopher Charles (Gladstone, MO)
Title: Collecting and transporting simulation data
Patent Number: 8,046,205

Inventors: Truce; Rodney John (Sherwood, AU), Gostomczyk; Mieczyslaw Adam (Wroclaw, PL)
Title: Reverse flow reactor
Patent Number: 8,043,587

Inventors: Tsai; Chen-Jung (Hsinchu, TW), Lin; Chih-Wen (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Dual chips stacked packaging structure
Patent Number: 7,291,927

Inventors: Tsai; Ching-Hsiang (New Taipei, TW), Liu; Shih-Chi (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Grounding member and mounting apparatus for hard disk drive
Patent Number: 9,172,153

Inventors: Tsai; George (Taipei, TW)
Title: Light-string ornamental frame assembly
Patent Number: 7,290,900

Inventors: Tsubouchi; Kazuo (Kariya, JP)
Title: Information processing apparatus and program for controlling the same
Patent Number: 8,046,664

Inventors: Tsuchiya; Shinichi (Chiba, JP)
Title: Mobile terminal with location notification
Patent Number: 8,046,004

Inventors: Tsuji; Kenji (Gifu, JP)
Title: Weather information display device with display icon
Patent Number: 8,046,710

Inventors: Tsunashima; Nobuhiro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image monitoring system and object area tracking method
Patent Number: 8,045,757

Inventors: Tsunehara; Hiroshi (Kanagawa, JP), Murakami; Hideto (Kanagawa, JP), Eguchi; Takaaki (Yokohama, JP), Hara; Masanori (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Vehicle brake system
Patent Number: 7,290,840

Inventors: Tsutsui; Tetsuo (Fukuoka, JP)
Title: Organic electroluminescent device
Patent Number: 7,291,969

Inventors: Tucker; Randall L. (Findlay, OH), McArthur; John A. D. (Pueblo, CO)
Title: Fish egg sweeper
Patent Number: 9,167,808

Inventors: Turner; David (Marsaz, FR), Michel; Francois (Saint Donat, FR), Lamberton; Mikael (Arthemonay, FR), Pally; Sebastien (Romans, FR)
Title: Safety anti-reversing device for a bottom of a basin
Patent Number: 9,169,936

Inventors: Turner; Tod C. (Kenmore, WA)
Title: System and method for enhancing digital content
Patent Number: 9,172,664

Inventors: Tutin; Kim K. (East Point, GA), Gabrielson; Kurt (Lilburn, GA), Rediger; Richard (Conyers, GA)
Title: Reducing formaldehyde emissions
Patent Number: 8,043,383

Inventors: Uchida; Takanori (Kumamoto, JP), Shinya; Noriko (Kikuchi, JP), Kaetsu; Hiroshi (Kumamoto, JP), Imamura; Takayuki (Kikuchi, JP), Nozaki; Chikateru (Kikuchi, JP)
Title: Bioabsorbable synthetic nonwoven fabric holding thrombin
Patent Number: 8,043,629

Inventors: Uchida; Tsuneo (Chiba, JP), Kuzuhara; Satoshi (Hyogo, JP)
Title: Zoom lens system, interchangeable lens apparatus and camera system
Patent Number: 9,172,882

Inventors: Uenaka; Yukio (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Anti-shake apparatus
Patent Number: 8,045,008

Inventors: Ueno; Yuto (Tokyo, JP), Hatta; Tatsuo (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Optical receiver module
Patent Number: 9,172,335

Inventors: Uesaka; Tetsuya (Yokohama, JP), Ikeda; Satoru (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Transmissive liquid crystal display device
Patent Number: 8,045,131

Inventors: Ullmann; Paul (Vienna, AT)
Title: Video projection arrangement with picture stabilizer
Patent Number: 7,290,889

Inventors: Ullrich; Axel (Munich, DE), Bange; Johannes (Munich, DE), Knyazev; Pjotr (Gauting, DE)
Title: Method of diagnosing an RTK-hyperfunction induced disorder
Patent Number: 8,043,806

Inventors: Umatt; Bhupesh Manoharlal (San Diego, CA), Amerga; Messay (San Diego, CA), Mittal; Vineet (San Diego, CA)
Title: System search to detect for a wireless communication network in a crowded frequency band
Patent Number: 8,045,981

Inventors: Umeno; Kuniharu (Utsunomiya, JP), Ueda; Shigehisa (Utsunomiya, JP)
Title: Resin composition for encapsulating semiconductor chip and semiconductor device therewith
Patent Number: 7,291,684

Inventors: Unan; Cevdet (Ankara, TR)
Title: Tower production method
Patent Number: 9,168,576

Inventors: Unger; Marc (South San Francisco, CA)
Title: Electrostatic/electrostrictive actuation of elastomer structures using compliant electrodes
Patent Number: 7,291,512

Inventors: Unno; Yasuyuki (Utsunomiya, JP)
Title: Method and device of measuring wavefront aberration, method of manufacturing optical system, and recording medium
Patent Number: 9,170,171

Inventors: Uno; Shusei (Osaka, JP), Kamide; Kaeko (Osaka, JP), Nakakubo; Hiroshi (Osaka, JP)
Title: Cell penetrating peptide
Patent Number: 8,044,019

Inventors: Urakawa; Tatsuya (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Phase locked loop frequency synthesizer
Patent Number: 7,292,119

Inventors: Urban; Markus (Jork, DE), Ebrahimi; Hamid (Scharnebeck, DE), Schueler; Harald (Hamburg, DE)
Title: Device for the manufacture of drilled holes, cut-outs, plane surfaces, or similar
Patent Number: 8,043,034

Inventors: Urban; Ron (Woodridge, IL), Kovarik; Jim (Batavia, IL), Book; Nancy (Naperville, IL)
Title: Method and system for providing location information associated with a calling party
Patent Number: 8,045,690

Inventors: Usami; Tatsuya (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device and manufacturing method thereof
Patent Number: 7,291,911

Inventors: Van Bommel; Ties (Horst, NL), Hikmet; Rifat Ata Mustafa (Eindhoven, NL), Verbeek; Roy Gerardus Franciscus Antonius (Eindhoven, NL)
Title: Wave guide
Patent Number: 9,170,359

Inventors: Van De Ven; Adriaan (Portland, OR)
Title: Techniques to prelink software to improve memory de-duplication in a virtual system
Patent Number: 9,170,940

Inventors: van der Burg; Erik J. (Sunnyvale, CA), De Cicco; Dino (Sunnyvale, CA), Frazier; Andrew G. C. (Sunnyvale, CA), Khairkhahan; Alex K. (Palo Alto, CA), Kriedler; Marc S. (Sunnyvale, CA), Lesh; Michael D. (Mill Valley, CA), Roue; Chad C. (Fremont, CA)
Title: Method for left atrial appendage occlusion
Patent Number: 9,168,043

Inventors: Van Der Sluis; Paul (Eindhoven, NL), Lankhorst; Martijn Henri Richard (Eindhoven, NL), Wolf; Ronald Martin (Eindhoven, NL)
Title: Method of manufacturing a ferroelectric device
Patent Number: 7,291,505

Inventors: Van Gorkom; Ramon Pascal (Eindhoven, NL), Vissenberg; Michel Cornelis Josephus (Eindhoven, NL), Haenen; Ludovicus Johannes Lambertus (Eindhoven, NL)
Title: Luminaire having a set of lamellae
Patent Number: 9,169,996

Inventors: Van Maanen; Keith D. (Birmingham, MI)
Title: Air-cooled power electronics service algorithm
Patent Number: 8,042,993

Inventors: VanBuskirk; Kel R. (Chilliwack, CA)
Title: Methods and apparatus for creating music melodies using validated characters
Patent Number: 9,171,530

Inventors: Vandermeijden; Tom R. (Pacifica, CA), La Fleur; James P. (Mill Valley, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for enhancing discoverability and usability of data network capability of a mobile device
Patent Number: 8,046,433

Inventors: Vannithamby; Rath (Portland, OR), Ho; Minnie (Los Altos, CA), Li; Qinghua (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Uplink and downlink control signaling in wireless networks
Patent Number: 8,045,992

Inventors: Varma; Subir (Ashburn, VA), Alasti; Mehdi (Rockville, MD)
Title: Two stage traffic scheduling
Patent Number: 8,045,561

Inventors: Vasquez; Hector M. (Williamsburg, MI), Kuttner; Martin (Holly Springs, NC)
Title: System and method for monitoring an electrical device
Patent Number: 9,172,233

Inventors: Venkatraman; Ramnath (San Jose, CA), Monzel, III; Carl Anthony (Eagan, MN), Ramesh; Subramanian (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Integrated circuit cell architecture configurable for memory or logic elements
Patent Number: 8,044,437

Inventors: Venkiteswaran; Sreekrishnan (Karnataka, IN)
Title: Communicating to update a memory
Patent Number: 9,170,936

Inventors: Vennemann; Matthias (Constance, DE), Baer; Thomas (Reichenau, DE), Groegor; Gudrun (Reichenau, DE)
Title: Benzothienopyridines for use as inhibitors of Eg5 kinesin
Patent Number: 8,044,065

Inventors: Ventosa Rull; Nora (Bellaterra, ES), Veciana Miro; Jaume (Bellaterra, ES), Rovira Angulo; Concepcion (Bellaterra, ES), Sala Verges; Santiago (Bellaterra, ES)
Title: Method for precipitating finely divided solid particles
Patent Number: 7,291,295

Inventors: Veronikis; Dionysios (Town of Country, MO)
Title: Surgical systems and methods for transvaginal apical suspension
Patent Number: 9,168,119

Inventors: Vetro; Anthony (Arlington, MA), Yea; Sehoon (Cambridge, MA), Matusik; Wojciech (Lexington, MA), Pfister; Hanspeter (Arlington, MA), Zwicker; Matthias (San Diego, CA)
Title: Method and system for decoding and displaying 3D light fields
Patent Number: 8,044,994

Inventors: Vial; Franck (Paladru, FR), Beranger; Marc (Saint Martin D'Uriage, FR)
Title: Electronic device for counting and storing the number of rotations of an object and the number of counter resets
Patent Number: 8,044,338

Inventors: Vice; Michael W. (El Granada, CA)
Title: Envelope detector with DC level shifting
Patent Number: 7,292,093

Inventors: Vidaurre Heiremans; Victor (Santiago, CL), Beltran Navarro; Edgardo (Santiago, CL), Vidaurre Miller; Victor Manuel (Santiago, CL)
Title: Installation and industrial operation of an air supply system to dose given air flows to each individual cell of a set of electrolytic cells
Patent Number: 9,169,574

Inventors: Villeminey; Jean-Paul (Milford, MI)
Title: Occupant seat system
Patent Number: 7,290,822

Inventors: Vincent; Christophe (Cesson Sevigne Cedex, FR), Eluard; Marc (Cesson Sevigne Cedex, FR), Maetz; Yves (Cesson Sevigne Cedex, FR)
Title: Method for acquisition of software applications
Patent Number: 9,171,135

Inventors: Vincent; Pradeep (Kenmore, WA)
Title: Predictive upload of snapshot data
Patent Number: 9,170,891

Inventors: Voinov; Soren (Torrance, CA)
Title: Environmental control system with closed loop pressure cycle
Patent Number: 9,169,024

Inventors: Von Arx; Jeffrey A. (Minneapolis, MN), Balczewski; Ron (Bloomington, MN), Mazar; Scott T. (Woodbury, MN), Linder; William J. (Golden Valley, MN), Mass; William R. (Maple Grove, MN)
Title: Telemetry duty cycle management system for an implantable medical device
Patent Number: 8,046,080

Inventors: von Haas; Gernot (Heidelberg, DE), Heymanns; Frank (Oberderdingen, DE), Natus; Gunter (Muhltal, DE), Bauer; Lars (Darmstadt, DE)
Title: Pelletizing press for producing pellets
Patent Number: 9,168,712

Inventors: Vonog; Stanislav (San Francisco, CA), Surin; Nikolay (San Francisco, CA), Lemmey; Tara (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Experience or "sentio" codecs, and methods and systems for improving QoE and encoding based on QoE experiences
Patent Number: 9,172,979

Inventors: Vorenkamp; Pieter (Aliso Viejo, CA), Bult; Klaas (LK Bosch en Duin, NL), Carr; Frank (Dove Canyon, CA), Ward; Christopher M. (AJ Bunnik, NL), Duncan; Ralph (Brentwood, CA), Kwan; Tom W. (Milpitas, CA), Chang; James Y. C. (Irvine, CA), Khorramabadi; Haideh (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Fully integrated tuner architecture
Patent Number: 8,045,066

Inventors: Vriesema; Adrianus Johannes Maria (Houten, NL), Knol; Jan (Wageningen, NL), Stahl; Bernd (Rosbach, DE)
Title: Uronic acid and probiotics of Lactobacillus paracasei and Bifidobacterium breve for in vivo treatment of infection
Patent Number: 9,168,267

Inventors: Wada; Naoyuki (Fuchu, JP)
Title: Audio reproducing apparatus
Patent Number: 8,046,094

Inventors: Waddell; Matthew A. (St. Paul, MN), Deem; Michael A. (Washington, DC)
Title: Removable insert for a file folder
Patent Number: 9,168,780

Inventors: Wagner; Barbara (Lorrach, DE), Bienewald; Frank (Hegenheim, FR), Wolleb; Heinz (Fehren, CH), Wallquist; Olof (Therwil, CH), Herzog; Bernd (Grenzach-Wyhlen, DE), Ehlis; Thomas (Freiburg, DE), Haase; Jurg (Bettingen, CH)
Title: Merocyanine derivatives
Patent Number: 8,044,058

Inventors: Wakiya; Shinsuke (Osaka, JP), Takagi; Toshikazu (Osaka, JP), Fukutsuka; Hirofumi (Osaka, JP), Ooyabu; Yasunari (Osaka, JP), Katayama; Hiroyuki (Osaka, JP), Kondo; Takashi (Osaka, JP), Kono; Hiroki (Osaka, JP)
Title: Light-emitting device, lighting device, light-emitting device assembly, and method for producing light-emitting device
Patent Number: 9,172,010

Inventors: Walker; Gregory J. (Highland, CA), Rodriguez; Peter A. (Yucaipa, CA)
Title: Liquid reclamation and recirculation system for a wet saw cutting apparatus
Patent Number: 9,168,674

Inventors: Walker; Jay S. (Ridgefield, CT), Tedesco; Daniel E. (Huntington, CT)
Title: System and method for reselling a previously sold product
Patent Number: 8,046,247

Inventors: Walker; Jay S. (Ridgefield, CT), Tulley; Stephen C. (Stamford, CT), Tedesco; Daniel E. (Westport, CT), Jorasch; James A. (Stamford, CT)
Title: Lottery game card and method for conducting a lottery game
Patent Number: 8,042,809

Inventors: Wall; William E. (Atlanta, GA), Russ; Samuel H. (Lawrenceville, GA)
Title: Multiroom point of deployment module
Patent Number: 8,046,806

Inventors: Wan; Jiasheng (Wuhan, CN)
Title: Circuit breaker
Patent Number: 9,171,687

Inventors: Wane; Ismaila (Tucson, AZ), Ohme; Karsten (Dresden, DE)
Title: System and method for distribution, redemption and processing of electronic coupons
Patent Number: 8,046,257

Inventors: Wang He; Li-Ying (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Lens and light source module incorporating the same
Patent Number: 9,169,992

Inventors: Wang; Bing (Cupertino, CA), Chen; Jian (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Chroman derivatives
Patent Number: 8,044,097

Inventors: Wang; Chien-Chun (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Lens module assembling device
Patent Number: 9,168,620

Inventors: Wang; Dennis H. (Diamond Bar, CA)
Title: Adjustable support tool for vertical and horizontal mounting
Patent Number: 7,290,742

Inventors: Wang; Kuansan (Bellevue, WA)
Title: Context sensitive encoding and decoding
Patent Number: 7,292,160

Inventors: Wang; Kun (Bridgewater, NJ), Mozeleski; Edmund John (Somerset, NJ), Dakka; Jihad Mohammed (Whitehouse Station, NJ)
Title: Production of cyclohexylbenzene hydroperoxide
Patent Number: 9,169,181

Inventors: Wang; Ming Hung (Hsinchu, TW), Chang; Yen-An (TouFen Town, Miaoli Country, TW)
Title: Comparator circuit with Schmitt trigger hysteresis character
Patent Number: 7,292,083

Inventors: Wang; Xianglin (San Diego, CA), Karczewicz; Marta (San Diego, CA), Chien; Wei-Jung (San Diego, CA), Chen; Peisong (San Diego, CA)
Title: Joint coding of syntax elements for video coding
Patent Number: 9,172,963

Inventors: Wang; Ye (Yantai, CN), Kang; Jincan (Yantai, CN), Zhang; Lei (Yantai, CN), Zhang; Qinghong (Yantai, CN), Cheng; Kang (Yantai, CN), Zhai; Qingge (Yantai, CN), Ding; Jiansheng (Yantai, CN), Hua; Weiqi (Yantai, CN), Lou; Yinchuan (Yantai, CN)
Title: High-selectivity catalyst for production of high-quality gasoline fractions from syngas and its preparation method
Patent Number: 9,168,515

Inventors: Ward; Gary C. (Saline, MI)
Title: Die thermal management through coolant flow control
Patent Number: 7,290,587

Inventors: Wardlaw; Stephen C. (Lyme, CT), Lalpuria; Niten V. (Hamden, CT), Unfricht; Darryn W. (North Haven, CT)
Title: Method and apparatus for determining a focal position of an imaging device adapted to image a biologic sample
Patent Number: 8,045,165

Inventors: Warkotsch; Nadine (Duesseldorf, DE), Schiedel; Marc-Steffen (Duesseldorf, DE), Zipfel; Johannes (Duesseldorf, DE), Kessler; Arnd (Monheim am Rhein, DE)
Title: Cleaning agents comprising a polycarbonate-, polyurethane-, and/or polyurea-polyorganosiloxane compound
Patent Number: 8,044,011

Inventors: Watanabe; Naoto (Kanagawa, JP), Saisho; Kenichiro (Kanagawa, JP), Hayashi; Yoshinori (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 8,045,248

Inventors: Watanabe; Takahito (Kanagawa, JP), Yamamichi; Shintaro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device
Patent Number: 9,172,028

Inventors: Watanabe; Takeshi (Fukushima-ken, JP), Chida; Takayuki (Fukushima-ken, JP)
Title: Input device with improved touch panel surface and electronic device having the input device
Patent Number: 8,044,938

Inventors: Watatani; Chikara (Tokyo, JP), Negishi; Masato (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing semiconductor device
Patent Number: 9,171,760

Inventors: Waters; Paul F. (Washington, DC), Waters; John B. (Washington, DC)
Title: Grafted polymer drag-reducing agents, grafted polymer fuel additives and production methods therefor
Patent Number: 8,043,388

Inventors: Watson; Douglas (Dunwoody, GA), Speleers; Pol (Waregem, BE), Verbrugge; Wim (Pittem, BE)
Title: Electrically conductive yarn
Patent Number: 7,291,391

Inventors: Weatherall; Douglas James (Bolton, CA), Paris; Alexandre Edouard Raoul (Utopia, CA)
Title: Injection molding method and apparatus for continuous plastication
Patent Number: 7,291,297

Inventors: Weber; Willibald (Netphen, DE), Wehler; Herbert (Neunkirchen, DE)
Title: Method for producing chain link and a corresponding chain link of a cable drag chain
Patent Number: 7,290,384

Inventors: Weeks; Richard (Little York, NY)
Title: Protective device with tamper resistant shutters
Patent Number: 8,044,299

Inventors: Wegener; Albert W. (Portola Valley, CA)
Title: Enhanced data converters using compression and decompression
Patent Number: 7,292,164

Inventors: Weisbuch; Claude C. A. (Paris, FR), David; Aurelien J. F. (Paris, FR), Speck; James S. (Goleta, CA), DenBaars; Steven P. (Goleta, CA)
Title: Single or multi-color high efficiency light emitting diode (LED) by growth over a patterned substrate
Patent Number: 7,291,864

Inventors: Welland; David R. (Austin, TX), Kerth; Donald A. (Austin, TX), Wang; Caiyi (Austin, TX)
Title: Method and apparatus for reducing interference
Patent Number: 7,292,091

Inventors: Welsh; William Arthur (New Haven, CT)
Title: Active force generation/isolation system employing Magneto Rheological Fluid (MRF)
Patent Number: 8,042,659

Inventors: Wendl; Udo (Hemhofen, DE), Wyczisk; Heintje (Erlangen, DE)
Title: Time management system for medical applications, particularly in a hospital setting
Patent Number: 8,046,239

Inventors: Wentink; Maarten Menzo (Utrecht, NL), Van Nee; Richard (De Meern, NL), Van Zelst; Albert (Woerden, NL)
Title: Start frame for distributed MIMO
Patent Number: 9,172,455

Inventors: Wesselink; Willem A. (Doesburg, NL), De Bruyn; Henricus W. M. (Arnhem, NL)
Title: DSP with variable sample frequency
Patent Number: 7,292,168

Inventors: West; Brian (Oakland, CA), Albritton; Charles Wade (Hercules, CA)
Title: Energy transfer module utilizing thermal power generated by solar panels
Patent Number: 9,170,031

Inventors: Weston; Richard S. (Encinitas, CA)
Title: Chair powered breast pump apparatus
Patent Number: 8,043,255

Inventors: Weststrate; Patrice A. (Norwood, MA), Colvin; Boyd A. (Indianapolis, IN), Li; Changqing (Bloomington, IN), Adams; Mark L. (Sandy, UT), Hovey; Donald C. (Sherborn, MA), Brenner; Laurence D. (Boylston, MA)
Title: Method for percutaneously implanting a medical catheter and medical catheter implanting assembly
Patent Number: 8,043,261

Inventors: Wheland; Robert Clayton (Wilmington, DE), French; Roger Harquail (Cleveland Heights, OH)
Title: Photocrosslinkable fluoropolymers, UV processes and photocrosslinked polymers
Patent Number: 9,169,338

Inventors: Whetsel; Lee D. (Parker, TX)
Title: Scan circuits formed peripheral of core circuits with control leads
Patent Number: 8,046,649

Inventors: White; David J. (Ames, IA)
Title: Polymer mortar composite pipe material and manufacturing method
Patent Number: 8,043,548

Inventors: White; Jay (Portland, OR)
Title: Open area platform for wind tunnel testing
Patent Number: 9,170,169

Inventors: White; Thomas (Huntington, NY), Gerlett; Peter (Long Beach, NY), Dunsky; Ron (Brooklyn, NY), Cole; James (East Setauket, NY), Damis; Robert (Patchogue, NY)
Title: System and method for airport surface management
Patent Number: 9,171,476

Inventors: Wiese; Steven Paul (Farmington, MI)
Title: Real estate value map computer system
Patent Number: 8,046,715

Inventors: Wijning; Diederick Bernardus (Schiedam, NL), Roodenburg; Joop (Delft, NL)
Title: Modular drilling rig system
Patent Number: 9,169,698

Inventors: Wilde; Richard G. (Somerville, NJ), Kennedy; Paul D. (Kalamazoo, MI), Almstead; Neil G. (Holmdel, NJ), Welch; Ellen M. (Califon, NJ), Takasugi; James J. (Lawrenceville, NJ), Friesen; Westley J. (Huntingdon Valley, PA)
Title: Nucleoside compounds and their use for treating cancer and diseases associated with somatic mutations
Patent Number: 7,291,603

Inventors: Wilk; Brian M. (Seekonk, MA), Kunitz; David F. (Barrington, RI), McCarthy; Thomas C. (Warren, RI), Winters; Henry S. (Pawtucket, RI)
Title: Action figure game piece and method of playing action figure game
Patent Number: 7,290,767

Inventors: Williams; Michael Lamar (Frederick, MD)
Title: Method for measuring D-Q impedance of polyphase power grid components
Patent Number: 8,044,672

Inventors: Williamson; Susan Joyce (Leonard, MI), Moore; Glen Everitt (St. Clair Shores, MI)
Title: Vibration damper
Patent Number: 9,169,893

Inventors: Wilm; Alexander (Regensburg, DE)
Title: Method for combining LEDS in a packaging unit and packaging unit having a multiplicity of LEDS
Patent Number: 9,171,884

Inventors: Wilts; Hermann (Dietzenbach, DE), Madera; Martin (Neuhausen, DE), Neumeier; Michael (Esslingen, DE), Zerelles; Holger (Leinfelden-Echterdingen, DE)
Title: Method and mounting system for mounting lift components
Patent Number: 9,169,107

Inventors: Windheuser; James E. (Hopkinton, MA), Yearick; James (Shrewsbury, MA), Carrillo, Jr.; Oscar R. (Attleboro, MA), Allman; Robert C. (Wakefield, MA), de Toledo; Fernando Alvarez (Concord, MA), Evans; Stephen C. (Westford, MA), May; Norman C. (Franklin, MA)
Title: Guide wire insertion and re-insertion tools and methods of use
Patent Number: 8,043,208

Inventors: Wittenberg; Craig (Mercer Island, WA), Williams; Antony S. (Mercer Island, WA), Szyperski; Clemens A. (Redmond, WA)
Title: XML application framework
Patent Number: 8,046,737

Inventors: Wittenbrink; Craig M. (Palo Alto, CA), Moreton; Henry Packard (Woodside, CA), Voorhies; Douglas A. (Menlo Park, CA), Montrym; John S. (Los Altos Hills, CA), Parikh; Vimal S. (Fremont, CA)
Title: Clipping with addition of vertices to existing primitives
Patent Number: 7,292,242

Inventors: Woehler; Marcus (Puchheim, DE)
Title: System for specifying an installation position of rotor blades, securing element, rotor blade, turbomachine, and method
Patent Number: 9,169,734

Inventors: Wolcott; Dana W. (Honeoye Falls, NY), McIntyre; Dale F. (Rochester, NY), Parulski; Kenneth A. (Rochester, NY)
Title: System and method for providing image products and/or services
Patent Number: 8,046,270

Inventors: Wolkowicz; Roland (San Diego, CA)
Title: Compositions and methods for identifying enzyme and transport protein inhibitors
Patent Number: 9,169,312

Inventors: Wong; David (Milpitas, CA)
Title: Injectable particle
Patent Number: 9,168,226

Inventors: Woo; Jong Hyun (Pyungtaek-si, KR)
Title: Apparatus and method for controlling inverter pulse width modulation frequency in LCD in portable computer
Patent Number: 7,292,221

Inventors: Wood; Andrew (St. Jakob im Rosental, AT), Zelsacher; Rudolf (Klagenfurt, AT), Zundel; Markus (Egmating, DE)
Title: Semiconductor component and method for producing a semiconductor component
Patent Number: 9,171,950

Inventors: Wood; Christopher (West Sussex, GB)
Title: Collector apparatus
Patent Number: 9,169,610

Inventors: Wood; Eric Charles (Mansfield, MA)
Title: Motorcycle frame protection device
Patent Number: 7,290,781

Inventors: Wood; Loren (Lakewood, CA), Yardumian; Rick (Orange, CA)
Title: Variable data printing within a print driver
Patent Number: 8,045,187

Inventors: Wortley; Mark John (Sudbury, GB)
Title: Babycare heating apparatus
Patent Number: 8,045,848

Inventors: Wu; Dong-Her (Chang Hua Hsien, TW)
Title: Massaging device having completely massaging effect
Patent Number: 8,043,237

Inventors: Wu; Jeng-shyong (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Multi-functional ornamental lighting equipment
Patent Number: 7,291,045

Inventors: Wu; Jerry (Irvine, CA)
Title: Cable connector assembly with internal printed circuit board
Patent Number: 7,291,034

Inventors: Wu; Ming-Tien (Tainan, TW)
Title: Pipe clip
Patent Number: 7,290,805

Inventors: Wu; Xin-Yuan (Shenzhen, CN), Chang; Chih-Kuang (New Taipei, TW), Xie; Peng (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Computing device and method of image matching
Patent Number: 9,172,880

Inventors: Wu; Xusheng (Ballston Lake, NY), Xiao; Changyong (Mechanicville, NY), He; Wanxun (Mechanicville, NY), Shen; Hongliang (Ballston Lake, NY)
Title: Product comprised of FinFET devices with single diffusion break isolation structures, and methods of making such a product
Patent Number: 9,171,752

Inventors: Wu; Yu-Chien (Taichung, TW), Chen; Hsien-June (Taichung, TW)
Title: Light module with linear LED serial group drive device
Patent Number: 9,173,263

Inventors: Wyant; John W. (Fond du Lac, WI)
Title: Method for operating a propulsion system of a watercraft
Patent Number: 8,043,132

Inventors: Wynne; David J. (Abingdon, VA)
Title: Stairway system having an improved baluster assembly
Patent Number: 9,169,651

Inventors: Xia; Chungu (Lanzhou, CN), Song; Heyuan (Lanzhou, CN), Chen; Jing (Lanzhou, CN), Jin; Fuxiang (Lanzhou, CN), Kang; Meirong (Lanzhou, CN)
Title: System and method for continuously producing polyoxymethylene dimethyl ethers
Patent Number: 9,169,186

Inventors: Xiang; Weidong (Canton, MI)
Title: Enhanced carrier frequency offset estimator
Patent Number: 8,045,657

Inventors: Xiang; Zhiyong (Guangdong, CN)
Title: USB charger for electronic cigarettes
Patent Number: 9,167,853

Inventors: Xie; Ruilong (Niskayuna, NY), Taylor, Jr.; William J. (Clifton Park, NY), Kim; Ryan Ryoung-Han (Albany, NY)
Title: Methods of forming semiconductor devices using a layer of material having a plurality of trenches formed therein
Patent Number: 9,171,934

Inventors: Xie; Tao (Troy, MI), Xiao; Xingcheng (Madison Heights, MI)
Title: Reversible dry adhesives
Patent Number: 8,043,460

Inventors: Xie; Tao (Troy, MI), Xiao; Xingcheng (Troy, MI)
Title: Reversible dry adhesives for wet and dry conditions
Patent Number: 8,043,459

Inventors: Yabuta; Hisato (Machida, JP), Kaji; Nobuyuki (Kawasaki, JP), Hayashi; Ryo (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Amorphous insulator film and thin-film transistor
Patent Number: 8,044,402

Inventors: Yagi; Toshitaka (Sagamihara, JP), Goto; Naoyuki (Sagamihara, JP)
Title: Crystallized glass, and method for producing crystallized glass
Patent Number: 8,043,985

Inventors: Yamada; Hiroshi (Kawasaki, JP), Okamoto; Tomomi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Electronic component connecting apparatus, electronic unit and electronic apparatus
Patent Number: 8,043,103

Inventors: Yamada; Kenshin (Tokyo, JP), Miyao; Yasuhiro (Tokyo, JP), Nishihara; Motoo (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Datagram relaying apparatus with load distributing function
Patent Number: 8,045,559

Inventors: Yamaguchi; Koshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Hinge
Patent Number: 7,290,310

Inventors: Yamaguchi; Masaho (Kyotanabe, JP), Nishida; Yasutaka (Hirakata, JP), Yamada; Mitsunobu (Hirakata, JP), Nakayama; Tooru (Hirakata, JP), Togashi; Ryouichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Mobile crusher
Patent Number: 8,042,753

Inventors: Yamakabe; Takashi (Yokohama, JP), Fujino; Shuji (Ayase, JP)
Title: Redistribution of unused resources assigned to a first virtual computer having usage below a predetermined threshold to a second virtual computer
Patent Number: 8,046,764

Inventors: Yamamoto; Yasuharu (Toyota, JP)
Title: Steering system
Patent Number: 9,168,948

Inventors: Yamamura; Norihiro (Miyoshi, JP), Hayashi; Koji (Aichi-gun, JP), Kanayama; Takeshi (Toyota, JP), Hori; Tetsuo (Toyota, JP), Maruyama; Tomoyuki (Tajimi, JP), Nishimine; Akiko (Toyota, JP), Miyagawa; Takeshi (Toyokawa, JP), Il; Ryoki (Toyota, JP), Furukawa; Tomoaki (Toyota, JP), Sato; Akihiro (Nagoya, JP)
Title: Vehicle display device
Patent Number: 9,168,860

Inventors: Yamasaki; Motoo (Machida, JP), Suzawa; Toshiyuki (Yamato, JP), Murakami; Tatsuya (Tokyo, JP), Sakurai; Noriko (Tokyo, JP), Yamashita; Kinya (Mishima, JP), Mukai; Mayumi (Shizuoka, JP), Kuwabara; Takashi (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Branched polyalkylene glycols
Patent Number: 7,291,713

Inventors: Yamashina; Ryota (Kanagawa, JP), Seo; Hiroshi (Kanagawa, JP), Yoshiura; Arinobu (Kanagawa, JP), Waida; Takumi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 9,170,544

Inventors: Yamashita; Koichiro (Hachioji, JP), Suzuki; Takahisa (Kawasaki, JP), Yamauchi; Hiromasa (Kawasaki, JP), Kurihara; Koji (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Interrupt assigning method, interrupt control method, and system therefor
Patent Number: 9,170,965

Inventors: Yamashita; Koichiro (Hachioji, JP), Yamauchi; Hiromasa (Usakos, NA), Suzuki; Takahisa (Yokohama, JP), Kurihara; Koji (Kawasaki, JP), Otomo; Toshiya (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Converting apparatus, conversion method, and information processing system
Patent Number: 9,170,862

Inventors: Yamazaki; Akihisa (Asaka, JP), Misawa; Atsushi (Asaka, JP), Kondo; Shigeru (Asaka, JP), Nakazawa; Michitaka (Asaka, JP)
Title: Camera, aperture controlling method and apparatus, lens controlling method and apparatus, and edging amount controlling method and apparatus
Patent Number: 7,292,280

Inventors: Yamazaki; Shunpei (Setagaya, JP), Arai; Yasuyuki (Atsugi, JP)
Title: Photovoltaic device and method for manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 8,044,296

Inventors: Yamazaki; Shunpei (Setagaya, JP), Arai; Yasuyuki (Atsugi, JP), Suzuki; Yukie (Atsugi, JP), Kurokawa; Yoshiyuki (Sagamihara, JP)
Title: Method for manufacturing display device
Patent Number: 8,043,901

Inventors: Yamazaki; Shunpei (Setagaya, JP), Miyanaga; Akiharu (Hadano, JP), Inada; Ko (Atsugi, JP), Iwaki; Yuji (Isehara, JP)
Title: Method for manufacturing semiconductor wafer
Patent Number: 8,043,939

Inventors: Yamazaki; Shunpei (Setagaya, JP), Nakajima; Setsuo (Atsugi, JP), Miyairi; Hidekazu (Atsugi, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing a semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,291,523

Inventors: Yamazaki; Shunpei (Setagaya, JP), Seo; Satoshi (Atsugi, JP)
Title: Light emitting device and manufacturing method thereof
Patent Number: 8,044,393

Inventors: Yamazaki; Shunpei (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Light emitting device and electronic apparatus for displaying images
Patent Number: 8,044,949

Inventors: Yamazaki; Shunpei (Tokyo, JP), Seo; Satoshi (Kanagawa, JP), Kuwabara; Hideaki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Light emitting device and manufacturing method of the same
Patent Number: 8,044,580

Inventors: Yamazaki; Shunpei (Tokyo, JP), Tanaka; Koichiro (Kanagawa, JP), Miyairi; Hidekazu (Kanagawa, JP), Shiga; Aiko (Kanagawa, JP), Shimomura; Akihisa (Kanagawa, JP), Akiba; Mai (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Laser apparatus, laser irradiation method, semiconductor manufacturing method, semiconductor device, and electronic equipment
Patent Number: 8,044,372

Inventors: Yamazaki; Takuto (Nara, JP), Morioka; Yukio (Osaka, JP), Ataguchi; Osamu (Osaka, JP)
Title: Tray carry-out method for disc changer device
Patent Number: 8,046,782

Inventors: Yamazaki; Tatsuya (Machida, JP), Shibata; Masahiro (Yokohama, JP), Ishikawa; Yoshikazu (Kawasaki, JP), Ishii; Kazunori (Yokohama, JP), Kawahara; Hideo (Hatogaya, JP), Yasuda; Hitoshi (Tokyo, JP), Ishikawa; Daisuke (Yamato, JP)
Title: Image pickup apparatus with inclination guide display
Patent Number: 9,170,100

Inventors: Yan; Biing-Hwa (Jhongli, TW), Tzeng; Hsinn-Jyh (Taipei, TW)
Title: Apparatus for screw-polishing with abrasive and method thereof
Patent Number: 7,291,060

Inventors: Yanai; Toshikazu (Kawasaki, JP), Sakaegi; Yuji (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Image pickup device adaptable to display fewer vertical pixels
Patent Number: 8,045,025

Inventors: Yang; Bao (Silver Spring, MD), Bar-Cohen; Avram (Washington, DC)
Title: Thermal management of systems having localized regions of elevated heat flux
Patent Number: 7,290,596

Inventors: Yang; Bill (Taipei, TW)
Title: Circumaural earphone and decorating strap thereof
Patent Number: 9,173,017

Inventors: Yang; Guang (Annandale, NJ), Bergey; Jonathan (Kennett Square, PA)
Title: CTIA in-pixel correlated double sampling with snapshot operation for IR readout integrated circuits
Patent Number: 9,172,873

Inventors: Yang; Jihui (Lakeshore, CA), Snyder; Dexter D. (Birmingham, MI)
Title: High performance thermoelectric nanocomposite device
Patent Number: 8,044,293

Inventors: Yang; Ki Seok (Atlanta, GA), Han; Jeonghu (Atlanta, GA), Chang; Jaejoon (Duluth, GA), Kim; Woonyun (Johns Creek, GA), Lee; Chang-Ho (Marietta, GA)
Title: Overlapping compact multiple transformers
Patent Number: 8,044,759

Inventors: Yang; Ming (San Diego, CA), Chin; Tom (San Diego, CA), Chen; Qingxin (Del Mar, CA), Shi; Guangming (San Diego, CA)
Title: Parallel inter-radio access technology (IRAT) measurement in a communication system
Patent Number: 9,173,108

Inventors: Yang; Xueshi (Sunnyvale, CA), Burd; Gregory (San Jose, CA)
Title: Data synchronization for bit insertion or deletion
Patent Number: 8,045,285

Inventors: Yang; Yang (Los Angeles, CA), Huang; Jinsong (Los Angeles, CA)
Title: Polymer electronic devices by all-solution process
Patent Number: 8,044,389

Inventors: Yaroslavsky; Anna M. (N. Andover, MA), Webb; Robert H. (Lincoln, MA), Anderson; Richard R. (Boston, MA)
Title: Device and method for wide-field and high resolution imaging of tissue
Patent Number: 8,045,263

Inventors: Yasui; Kazuya (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Sensorless control apparatus of synchronous motor
Patent Number: 8,044,622

Inventors: Yasui; Yoshiyuki (Nagoya, JP), Takahara; Yasuo (Anjo, JP), Sato; Takashi (Okazaki, JP), Maki; Kazuya (Nagoya, JP)
Title: Braking control apparatus for vehicle
Patent Number: 8,046,138

Inventors: Ye; Jinbiao (Shanghai, CN), Xu; Xiangdong (Shanghai, CN)
Title: Alkyl phosphinate polymer and methods for preparing and using the same
Patent Number: 9,169,360

Inventors: Yeager; Lawrence R. (Matthews, NC), Eckert; Lee H. (Waxhaw, NC), Shafer; Gary Mark (Charlotte, NC)
Title: Method and apparatus for powering a security device
Patent Number: 9,171,439

Inventors: Yeh; Edward T. H. (Houston, TX)
Title: Topoisomerase 2b as a predictor of susceptibility to anthracycline-induced cardiotoxicity
Patent Number: 9,169,509

Inventors: Yeh; Shiann-Chang (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Network real-time electricity monitoring system
Patent Number: 8,046,603

Inventors: Yim; Boo Bin (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Apparatus for optical pick-up
Patent Number: 8,045,427

Inventors: Yodogawa; Masahide (Chiyoda-ku, JP), Saito; Masayuki (Chiyoda-ku, JP)
Title: Cross-linkable fluoroelastomer, its composition and cross-linked rubber molded product
Patent Number: 8,044,145

Inventors: Yokohama; Yuuki (Kanagawa, JP), Gotoh; Akihiko (Kanagawa, JP), Kojima; Mariko (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Ink for inkjet recording, inkjet recording method using the ink, and ink cartridge that accommodates the ink
Patent Number: 9,169,407

Inventors: Yokoyama; Hitoshi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Mobile terminal, radio communication apparatus and radio communication method
Patent Number: 8,045,644

Inventors: Yokoyama; Shin (Higashihiroshima, JP), Amemiya; Yoshiteru (Higashihiroshima, JP)
Title: Light-emitting device and method for manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 8,044,382

Inventors: Yon; Steven A. (San Diego, CA), Dobak, III; John D. (La Jolla, CA), Kramer; Hans W. (Temecula, CA), Inderbitzen; Rebecca S. (San Diego, CA)
Title: Method and device for performing cooling- or cryo-therapies for, e.g., angioplasty with reduced restenosis or pulmonary vein cell necrosis to inhibit atrial fibrillation employing tissue protection
Patent Number: 8,043,351

Inventors: Yoo; Joon-Hee (Incheon, KR)
Title: Input device and portable terminal having the same
Patent Number: 8,044,826

Inventors: Yoo; Seok-Man (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Apparatus and method for sending multicast packet in mobile digital broadcast system
Patent Number: 8,045,556

Inventors: Yoon; Sung-Yong Harrison (Lake Oswego, OR), Park; Young Chul (Beaverton, OR), McDonald; Amy (Oregon City, OR), Dubois; Camille Pierre (Wilsonville, OR), Lall; Sonia (Portland, OR)
Title: Production and extraction of procyanidins from plant cell cultures
Patent Number: 9,167,840

Inventors: Yoshida; Akira (Kawasaki, JP), Hasegawa; Shin (Zama, JP), Ishibashi; Hitoshi (Kamakura, JP), Miyashita; Yoshiaki (Komae, JP), Fujimori; Kohta (Yokohama, JP), Takeuchi; Nobutaka (Yokohama, JP), Tanaka; Kayoko (Machida, JP), Hirayama; Yushi (Sagamihara, JP), Muto; Tetsuya (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus and image density control method
Patent Number: 8,045,874

Inventors: Yoshida; Shigeki (Aichi-ken, JP), Tsujiuchi; Yoshio (Aichi-ken, JP)
Title: Retracting mechanism of vehicular outer mirror device
Patent Number: 7,290,890

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Serial Number: 77355006

Owner: Pfeffer, Linda D.
Serial Number: 77522734

Serial Number: 77388592

Serial Number: 77314088

Owner: Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.
Serial Number: 77326890

Serial Number: 78499562

Serial Number: 77390138

Serial Number: 77515618

Serial Number: 77515625

Owner: PopPack LLC
Serial Number: 78872241

Owner: Porter Capital Corporation
Serial Number: 77513417

Serial Number: 73737105

Serial Number: 77180371

Serial Number: 78761473

Owner: Pro's Choice Beauty Care, Inc.
Serial Number: 77418624

Serial Number: 77534040

Serial Number: 77535993

Owner: Prosonix Limited
Serial Number: 78945919

Owner: Proximo Spirits, Inc.
Serial Number: 77466187

Serial Number: 78792856

Owner: Puerta Dorada, LLC
Serial Number: 77421582

Serial Number: 73706981

Owner: Purtell, Kevin
Serial Number: 77376279

Serial Number: 78718057

Owner: Radical Marketing Sdn Bhd
Serial Number: 78508503

Owner: Ramirez, Fred
Serial Number: 77351253

Owner: Ray Marks Co. LLC
Serial Number: 77330788

Serial Number: 77110384

Serial Number: 76683859

Serial Number: 78860793

Owner: Retail Merchants Association of Tidewater Virginia, Inc.
Serial Number: 77276616

Serial Number: 75299449

Owner: Richdale, Bradford J.
Serial Number: 78866290

Serial Number: 77280262

Owner: Robert Weed Plywood Corp.
Serial Number: 77327140

Owner: Robinson, Joseph R., Jr.
Serial Number: 78623958

Owner: Roger V. von Oech
Serial Number: 77509475

Owner: Ron Hicks
Serial Number: 77100879

Owner: Ron Hicks
Serial Number: 77100904

Owner: Rooster Products International, Inc.
Serial Number: 77219496

Owner: Rooster Products International, Inc.
Serial Number: 77220226

Owner: Roundbox, Inc.
Serial Number: 78534758

Owner: Roundbox, Inc.
Serial Number: 78534766

Serial Number: 77334290

Serial Number: 77188823

Serial Number: 77488890

Serial Number: 77452452

Serial Number: 77592072

Owner: S.C.L.C./Women's Organizational Movement for Equality Now, Inc.
Serial Number: 76685157

Owner: Saflosa Industria Real, S.A. de C.V.
Serial Number: 76617691

Owner: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Serial Number: 77377521

Serial Number: 77307680

Serial Number: 76626278

Serial Number: 77205138

Owner: Sciandri Family Vineyards, LLC
Serial Number: 77349954

Owner: Sealed Air Corporation (US)
Serial Number: 78790568

Owner: SELUX Corporation
Serial Number: 77534439

Owner: Senior Home Companions, Inc
Serial Number: 77568687

Serial Number: 77263073

Owner: Serta, Inc.
Serial Number: 77347778

Serial Number: 77416690

Owner: Shirazi, Babak
Serial Number: 77359021

Serial Number: 77203553

Serial Number: 77337432

Serial Number: 77337456

Serial Number: 77534651

Serial Number: 77535955

Serial Number: 77469095

Serial Number: 77469112

Serial Number: 78729297

Serial Number: 77308068

Owner: South Beach Beverage Company, Inc.
Serial Number: 77473197

Owner: SpaRitual, LLC
Serial Number: 77351189

Owner: Speedco, Inc.
Serial Number: 77298281

Owner: Speedco, Inc.
Serial Number: 77298296

Serial Number: 78719130

Owner: St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center
Serial Number: 77334377

Owner: Staffing Specialists, Inc.
Serial Number: 77496990

Serial Number: 77348424

Owner: State Bank of India
Serial Number: 77512419

Owner: Stellar Interactive Solutions, Inc.
Serial Number: 77531201

Owner: Stratos International, Inc.
Serial Number: 77305034

Owner: Stratos International, Inc.
Serial Number: 77305036

Owner: Straughn, Chuck
Serial Number: 77535076

Owner: Suchin Ratanasiriwilai
Serial Number: 77222140

Owner: Sun 'n Fun Fly-In Inc.
Serial Number: 77388661

Serial Number: 77260937

Owner: Sung, Adeline Pui-Kwan
Serial Number: 77242837

Owner: Sunny Hills Services
Serial Number: 77164640

Owner: Sunny Hills Services
Serial Number: 77164641

Owner: Sunscheine World, LLC
Serial Number: 77481775

Owner: Sunscheine World, LLC
Serial Number: 77481780

Serial Number: 77456869

Owner: Surface, Lyssa, L
Serial Number: 77383770

Owner: Swan, Kimberly
Serial Number: 77438649

Owner: SwapNeat Inc.
Serial Number: 78955948

Serial Number: 77003934

Serial Number: 77418295

Owner: Syngenta Participations AG
Serial Number: 78534571

Owner: Sysco Corporation
Serial Number: 75510764

Owner: T-Mobile USA, Inc.
Serial Number: 77187216

Serial Number: 77155032

Owner: Taddeo, Donna DeCunzo
Serial Number: 77184326

Serial Number: 78927464

Serial Number: 77382888

Owner: Tech Electronics, Inc.
Serial Number: 77088685

Serial Number: 77305175

Owner: Teletronics International, Inc.
Serial Number: 77388616

Owner: Tengion, Inc.
Serial Number: 76610435

Owner: Tersano, Inc.
Serial Number: 77239644

Owner: Test Rite Products Corporation
Serial Number: 78423402

Owner: The AIR Foundation
Serial Number: 77302499

Owner: The AIR Foundation
Serial Number: 77302505

Owner: The Bowery Hotel, LLC
Serial Number: 77276301

Serial Number: 77573163

Serial Number: 77128381

Owner: The Dow Chemical Company
Serial Number: 78504255

Owner: The Faucet-Queens, Inc.
Serial Number: 77195899

Owner: The Linktree LLC
Serial Number: 78463564

Serial Number: 77244339

Owner: The Nicholas Conor Institute
Serial Number: 77404227

Owner: The Rodney A. Hamilton Living Trust
Serial Number: 77499158

Owner: The Trustees of Boston College
Serial Number: 77402301

Owner: The Trustees of the Free Speech Trust
Serial Number: 77496914

Owner: The United Methodist Publishing House
Serial Number: 76685808

Owner: The United Methodist Publishing House
Serial Number: 76685809

Serial Number: 77482627

Owner: ThyssenKrupp Materials NA, Inc.
Serial Number: 77380796

Owner: ThyssenKrupp Materials NA, Inc.
Serial Number: 77380839

Serial Number: 77531285

Serial Number: 77524533

Owner: Tinkadatz LLC
Serial Number: 77442420

Owner: TMW Systems, Inc.
Serial Number: 78516268

Serial Number: 77397875

Owner: Tommy G. Productions, LLC
Serial Number: 77497554

Serial Number: 77507083

Serial Number: 77509385

Serial Number: 78486495

Owner: TrendQuest LLC
Serial Number: 77534047

Owner: Trigeminal Neuralgia Association, Inc.
Serial Number: 77530581

Owner: Trinity Christian Center of Santa Ana, Inc.
Serial Number: 77381860

Owner: Triolite, Inc.
Serial Number: 77293649

Owner: Triolite, Inc.
Serial Number: 77293693

Owner: Tuffy Associates Corp./Car-X Associates Corp.
Serial Number: 77386705

Owner: Twelve Gates Productions, LLC
Serial Number: 77313312

Owner: Tyson, Joseph A.
Serial Number: 77534106

Serial Number: 77389162

Owner: United Refining Company of Pennsylvania
Serial Number: 77533393

Owner: United States Renewable Energy Association
Serial Number: 77532535

Owner: United Stationers Supply Co.
Serial Number: 77501037

Owner: United Van Lines, LLC
Serial Number: 77347031

Serial Number: 77286013

Serial Number: 77350730

Serial Number: 77422692

Serial Number: 77534051

Owner: Value Chain Group, Inc.
Serial Number: 77460798

Serial Number: 77424539

Serial Number: 77534978

Owner: Vertex Industries, Inc.
Serial Number: 77534424

Owner: Vertex Industries, Inc.
Serial Number: 77534408

Serial Number: 78542951

Serial Number: 76653427

Serial Number: 77532813

Serial Number: 77158919

Owner: Walnut Advisory Corporation
Serial Number: 77534878

Owner: Washington State Employees Credit Union
Serial Number: 77322981

Owner: Washington, Jacob E.
Serial Number: 77536543

Owner: Waves Licensing, LLC
Serial Number: 78648533

Serial Number: 77536366

Owner: Weber, Jeanne
Serial Number: 77261220

Owner: WebTech Wireless Inc.
Serial Number: 77359108

Owner: West Publishing Corporation
Serial Number: 77314131

Serial Number: 77543602

Serial Number: 77543608

Owner: WGI Innovations, Ltd.
Serial Number: 77536093

Owner: Whitlam Label Company
Serial Number: 78368869

Serial Number: 77347153

Owner: Willis, Philip
Serial Number: 77478844

Owner: Wilson Creek Winery & Vineyards, Inc.
Serial Number: 78539731

Owner: Winter Dawn, Inc.
Serial Number: 76618793

Owner: Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association
Serial Number: 77481990

Serial Number: 73728802

Serial Number: 77322213

Owner: Wong, Sharon
Serial Number: 77533685

Owner: Workforce, Inc.
Serial Number: 77403653

Owner: World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.
Serial Number: 78911400

Serial Number: 77380601

Owner: Yokohama Tire Corporation
Serial Number: 77470987

Serial Number: 76689815

Owner: Zapoint, Inc
Serial Number: 77299676

Serial Number: 77331139