Sunday, December 10 2017


Weekly Report

Expired Patents

Inventors: .ANG.strand; Daniel (Goteborg, SE)
Title: Floating unit
Patent Number: 8,544,403

Inventors: Abe; Hideto (Toride, JP)
Title: Sheet processing apparatus and image forming system
Patent Number: 8,544,835

Inventors: Abe; Keiko (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Switch array including active regions being adjacent to each other in channel width direction of memory cell transistor
Patent Number: 8,552,763

Inventors: Abe; Takayoshi (Moriguchi, JP), Nakashima; Takeshi (Moriguchi, JP), Ikebe; Hayato (Moriguchi, JP), Nakatsu; Hiroki (Osaka, JP)
Title: Self-diagnostic apparatus for electrical storage system
Patent Number: 8,547,107

Inventors: Abe; Tatsuro (Ome, JP), Takahashi; Kuniaki (Fukaya, JP), Ikehata; Tatsuhiko (Ome, JP), Nagaoka; Shiro (Ome, JP), Tashiro; Kei (Ome, JP), Hagiwara; Tsuyoshi (Ome, JP)
Title: Playback apparatus
Patent Number: 8,548,309

Inventors: Abe; Yutaka (Miieken wataraigun, JP), Nishikawa; Keizo (Miieken wataraigun, JP)
Title: Vehicle burglar alarm circuit
Patent Number: 8,552,845

Inventors: Abi Aad; Marwan (Falls Church, VA)
Title: Water cooler
Patent Number: 8,550,305

Inventors: Abondo; Charles (Monteal, CA)
Title: Updating quality of service reservation
Patent Number: 7,599,375

Inventors: Abood; Margaret (Sydney, AU), Carlino; Nilla (Sydney, AU)
Title: Support bra device
Patent Number: 8,545,288

Inventors: Abraham; Benjamin (Cupertino, CA), Briden; John J. (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Computer chassis
Patent Number: 8,553,411

Inventors: Abrahamians; Edmond Arzumau (Fremont, CA), Volovich; Vladimir (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Wafer polishing apparatus and method
Patent Number: 8,545,290

Inventors: Abramoff; Cary Scott (Brooklyn, NY), Blumenthal; Leonard Dean (Sunrise, FL)
Title: User interface for a digital content management system
Patent Number: 8,548,992

Inventors: Abrams; Tinya (Richmond, CA), Barsanti; Paul (Pleasant Hill, CA), Ding; Yu (Union City, CA), Duhl; David (Oakland, CA), Han; Wooseok (San Ramon, CA), Hu; Cheng (Menlo Park, CA), Pan; Yue (Albany, CA)
Title: Triazole compounds as KSP inhibitors
Patent Number: 8,546,434

Inventors: Abu Bakar; Fatimah (Selangor, MY), Salleh; Abu Bakar (Selangor, MY), Wagiran; Rahman (Selangor, MY), Ching; Mai Keow (Selangor, MY), Lee; Yook Heng (Selangor, MY), Ahmad; Anuar (Selangor, MY), Mustaffa; Rosnin (Selangor, MY)
Title: Amperometric biosensor for histamine determination
Patent Number: 8,551,309

Inventors: Achanta; Phani Gopal V. (Austin, TX), Hamzy; Mark Joseph (Round Rock, TX), Jones; Scott Thomas (Austin, TX), Pratt; Steven L. (Leander, TX)
Title: Removable storage media with improved data integrity
Patent Number: 7,599,261

Inventors: Acharya; Joydeep (Sunnyvale, CA), Gao; Long (Santa Clara, CA), Gaur; Sudhanshu (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Allocation of subframes for uplink and downlink transmission in TDD-LTE
Patent Number: 8,553,639

Inventors: Achtenhagen; Martin (Plano, TX), Amarasinghe; Nuditha Vibhavie (Richardson, TX)
Title: Single-frequency distributed feedback laser diode with complex-coupling coefficient and transparent conductive cladding layer
Patent Number: 8,548,022

Inventors: Ackermann; Klaus (Munich, DE)
Title: Door protection device for a vehicle
Patent Number: 8,544,938

Inventors: Adachi; Masaharu (Osaka, JP)
Title: Nonvolatile memory card adaptable to plural specifications
Patent Number: 8,544,752

Inventors: Adam; Boris (Gaeufelden, DE), Schuerer; Martin (Aichtal, DE)
Title: Air pressure sensor for impact recognition
Patent Number: 8,544,333

Inventors: Adams; William James Louis (DeLand, FL), Saaty; Daniel Lowell (Falls Church, VA)
Title: Method and system for connecting analytic network process model (ANP) with feedback throughout the ANP model between sub-networks
Patent Number: 8,554,713

Inventors: Adebimpe; David O. B. A. (Annapolis, MD)
Title: Creature-machine hybrid detector system for the autonomous and multimodal detection of illicit and hazardous materials
Patent Number: 8,547,237

Inventors: Adkins; Kenneth C. (Mason, OH)
Title: Circuits and methods for sensing resistance
Patent Number: 8,552,753

Inventors: Afanasyev; Sergey Nikolaevich (Moscow, RU)
Title: Aircraft
Patent Number: 8,544,790

Inventors: Agah; Ramtin (Salt Lake City, UT)
Title: Thrombospondin-1 derived peptides and treatment methods
Patent Number: 8,546,323

Inventors: Agarwal; Garima (Santa Clara, CA), Rochford; Ciaran T (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Mobile advertising and content caching mechanism for mobile devices and method for use thereof
Patent Number: 8,554,625

Inventors: Aggarwal; Charu C. (Yorktown Heights, NY)
Title: System and method for finding important nodes in a network
Patent Number: 8,553,587

Inventors: Agnihotri; Lalitha (Tarrytown, NY), Dimitrova; Nevenka (Pelham Manor, NY), Kender; John (Leonia, NJ)
Title: Method and apparatus for summarizing a music video using content analysis
Patent Number: 7,599,554

Inventors: Agnoletto; Emiliano (Turin, IT), Castelli; Valerio (Turin, IT)
Title: Motor vehicle with rear shock absorber having a differentiated effect for controlling vehicle attitude during braking, and control method used therein
Patent Number: 8,550,481

Inventors: Ahern; Marybeth (Oak Hill, VA), Law; Michael J. (Herndon, VA)
Title: E-business value web
Patent Number: 8,548,837

Inventors: Ahmed; Shafaat (Yorktown Heights, NY), Deligianni; Hariklia (Yorktown Heights, NY)
Title: Gallium electrodeposition processes and chemistries
Patent Number: 8,545,689

Inventors: Ahmed; Walid Khairy Mohamed (Eatontown, NJ)
Title: Method and apparatus for a frequency hopper
Patent Number: 7,599,418

Inventors: Ahn; Joon Kui (Anyang-si, KR), Lee; Jung Hoon (Anyang-si, KR), Yang; Suck Chel (Anyang-si, KR), Seo; Dong Youn (Anyang-si, KR)
Title: Uplink ACK/NACK signaling in carrier aggregation environment
Patent Number: 8,553,635

Inventors: Aiba; Tsukasa (Kanagawa, JP), Kato; Hisashi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Device driver updating method and program, information processing apparatus and server apparatus using the same, and storage for storing device driver updating program
Patent Number: 7,600,226

Inventors: Aisaka; Kazuki (Kanagawa, JP), Kinoshita; Masaya (Kanagawa, JP), Kameya; Takashi (Kanagawa, JP), Murayama; Jun (Tokyo, JP), Yokokawa; Masatoshi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus and method, and program
Patent Number: 8,548,247

Inventors: Aizawa; Naoki (Chiyoda-ku, JP), Toyohara; Akihiro (Chiyoda-ku, JP), Sato; Yoshio (Chiyoda-ku, JP), Aizawa; Shuji (Chiyoda-ku, JP), Takamatsu; Sayu (Chiyoda-ku, JP)
Title: Intrusion detection system and intrusion detection apparatus
Patent Number: 8,552,864

Inventors: Akahane; Yoko (Gamagori, JP), Oda; Tatefumi (Nukata-gun, JP)
Title: Ophthalmic apparatus
Patent Number: 8,545,024

Inventors: Akino; Hiroshi (Machida, JP)
Title: Condenser microphone
Patent Number: 7,599,505

Inventors: Akino; Hiroshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Condenser microphone and head thereof
Patent Number: 8,553,913

Inventors: Akinsanya; Aderonke (Millbrook, AL)
Title: Medicated diaper
Patent Number: 8,552,249

Inventors: Akirav; Shay H. (Petach-Tikva, IL), Caro; Aviv (Modiin, IL), Maoz; Itay (Haifa, IL), Paz; Gil E. (Yehud, IL), Shmueli; Uri (Ganei Tikva, IL), Taub; Tzafrir Z. (Givaataim, IL)
Title: Coordinated disaster recovery production takeover operations
Patent Number: 8,549,348

Inventors: Al-Abed; Yousef (Locust Valley, NY)
Title: Isoxazoline compounds having MIF antagonist activity
Patent Number: 8,552,040

Inventors: Al-Mutawa; Mahmoud E. T. H. (Safat, KW)
Title: Traffic safety system
Patent Number: 8,547,250

Inventors: Al-Omari; Hussein Khalid (Amman, JO), Khorsheed; Mohammad Sulaiman (Riyadh, SA)
Title: Method and system for preprocessing an image for optical character recognition
Patent Number: 8,548,246

Inventors: Al-Osaimi; Zafer J. S. (Sabah Al-Salem, KW)
Title: Multifunction utility cart
Patent Number: 8,544,586

Inventors: Al-Qaffas; Qasem A. (Alsalam, KW)
Title: Thermally conductive cup and holder
Patent Number: 8,555,656

Inventors: Al-Yateem; Abdullah A. (Heteen, KW)
Title: Method of making an acid-absorbing biosolid composition
Patent Number: 8,545,777

Inventors: Albert; Martin (Kundl, AT), Zepeck; Ferdinand (Kundl, AT), Berger; Andreas (Kundl, AT), Riethorst; Waander (Kundl, AT), Schwab; Helmut (Graz, AT), Luschnig; Daniel (Graz, AT), Remler; Peter (Graz, AT), Salchenegger; Joerg (Kundl, AT), Osl; Doris (Kundl, AT), De Souza; Dominic (Kundl, AT)
Title: Process for the stereoselective enzymatic hydrolysis of 5-methyl-3-nitromethyl-hexanoic acid ester
Patent Number: 8,546,112

Inventors: Alexander; Matthew David (Evan Mills, NY)
Title: Multi-function hand tool
Patent Number: 8,549,687

Inventors: Alexander; Steven B. (Orange, CA)
Title: Projectile guidance kit
Patent Number: 8,552,349

Inventors: Alkins; Mark Andrew (Durham, NC), Pichardo; Denny (Raleigh, NC), Presler-Marshall; Martin Joseph Clayton (Chapel Hill, NC), Presnall; Hunter K. (Cary, NC)
Title: Automated identification of redundant method calls
Patent Number: 8,549,487

Inventors: Allan; David (Ottawa, CA), Bragg; Nigel (Weston Colville, GB), Holness; Marc (Ottawa, CA), Friskney; Robert (Harlow, GB), Parry; Simon (Harlow, GB)
Title: Provider backbone bridging--provider backbone transport internetworking
Patent Number: 8,553,697

Inventors: Allen; Josef (Melbourne, FL), Ganthier; Emile (Palm Bay, FL), Rahmes; Mark (Melbourne, FL), Winter; Matthew (West Melbourne, FL)
Title: Method and apparatus for compression of SAR images
Patent Number: 7,598,899

Inventors: Alsaffar; Abdulreidha Abdulrasoul (Mubarak Alkabeer, KW)
Title: Portable traffic safety barrier
Patent Number: 8,545,126

Inventors: Altea; Claudinei (Heidenheim, DE), Benedetti; Joao Carlos (Osasco Sao Paulo, BR)
Title: Generator stator configuration
Patent Number: 8,552,614

Inventors: Alteheld; Armin (Bad Kreuznach, DE), Hahn; Klaus (Kirchheim, DE), Mock; Christof (Mannheim, DE), Baumgartl; Horst (Mainz, DE), Schierholz; Jens-Uwe (Bensheim, DE), Peretolchin; Maxim (Mannheim, DE)
Title: Method for the production of abrasive foams
Patent Number: 8,546,457

Inventors: Alvares; Antonio Carlos Teixeira (Sao Paulo, BR), Da Cunha; Silverio Candido (Lajeado, BR)
Title: Closure arrangement for a container
Patent Number: 8,550,292

Inventors: Alvarez; Raymond (Goodyear, AZ), Gilson; Daniel Dale (San Juan Capistrano, CA)
Title: Reduced pressure differential hydroelectric turbine system
Patent Number: 8,546,965

Inventors: Amano; Takehiko (Kawasaki, JP), Horiuchi; Yoshio (Kanagawa, JP), Kumagai; Ken (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Sending notification of event
Patent Number: 8,554,857

Inventors: Amano; Yoshifumi (Kumamoto, JP), Kaneko; Satoshi (Kumamoto, JP)
Title: Positioning apparatus, a substrate processing apparatus and method for fixing a reference member
Patent Number: 8,550,470

Inventors: Amaru; Ruth M. (Gush Etzion, IL), Fox; Joshua (Emek Ha'ela, IL), Halberstadt; Benjamin (Jerusalem, IL), Melamed; Boris (Jerusalem, IL), Schreiber; Zvi (Jerusalem, IL)
Title: Business rules for configurable metamodels and enterprise impact analysis
Patent Number: 8,548,938

Inventors: Amaudrut; Jerome (Dijon, FR), Boubia; Benaissa (Saint Apollinaire, FR), Guillier; Fabrice (Belleneuve, FR), Poupardin-Olivier; Olivia (Varois et Chaignot, FR)
Title: Benzoic pyrrolopyridine derivatives
Patent Number: 8,546,385

Inventors: Ambal; Hari Kishore (San Jose, CA), Haller; Uwe Paul (San Jose, CA), Zhou; Jianhua (San Jose, CA)
Title: Methods and apparatus for controlling temperature of a multi-zone heater in an process chamber
Patent Number: 8,552,346

Inventors: Ameri; Masoud (Maple Plain, MN), Carpenter; Greg P. (Centerville, MN), Olson; David C. (Eden Prairie, MN)
Title: Method and apparatus for disconnecting the tip electrode during MRI
Patent Number: 8,554,335

Inventors: Amidon; Christopher (Apex, NC), Walsh; Richard (Raleigh, NC), Issa; Alfredo (Apex, NC)
Title: Methods and systems for automated content distribution
Patent Number: 8,548,918

Inventors: Anderson; Eric R. (Galena, IL)
Title: Pump flow control of hydraulic circuit and associated method
Patent Number: 8,544,264

Inventors: Anderson; Howard Bishop (Ashburn, VA), Rudraraju; Vijay (Herndon, VA), Dinan; Esmail Hejazi (Herndon, VA), Pawar; Hemanth Balaji (Herndon, VA), Vivanco; Daniel A. (Herndon, VA)
Title: Packet dropping based on RF conditions
Patent Number: 8,553,567

Inventors: Ando; Hiroshi (Ehime, JP), Shigematsu; Kaoru (Ehime, JP), Matsumoto; Toshiki (Ehime, JP), Sugiue; Yuichi (Ehime, JP)
Title: Medical agent dispenser
Patent Number: 8,556,120

Inventors: Ando; Yutaka (Toride, JP), Sato; Mitsuhiko (Kashiwa, JP), Watanabe; Naoto (Abiko, JP), Fujii; Takayuki (Tokyo, JP), Oka; Yushi (Abiko, JP), Miyake; Toshiyuki (Abiko, JP), Yokoya; Takashi (Kashiwa, JP), Maenishi; Hiromasa (Matsudo, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus that supplies sheet on which image is formed to ring bookbinding apparatus
Patent Number: 8,556,249

Inventors: Andreasson; Katrin (Stanford, CA)
Title: Treatment of ischemic episodes and cerebroprotection through misoprostol
Patent Number: 8,552,059

Inventors: Anglin; Noah L. (San Jose, CA), Maliniak; Krystyna (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Floating plane touch detection system
Patent Number: 8,547,350

Inventors: Anilkumar; Gopinadhan N. (Edison, NJ), Jiang; Yueheng (Whitehouse Station, NJ), Rosenblum; Stuart B. (West Orange, NJ), Venkatraman; Srikanth (Edison, NJ), Velazquez; Francisco (Clinton, NJ), Shih; Neng-Yang (Lexington, MA), Njoroge; F. George (Warren, NJ), Kozlowski; Joseph A. (Princeton, NJ)
Title: 4, 5-ring annulated indole derivatives for treating or preventing of HCV and related viral infections
Patent Number: 8,546,420

Inventors: Ansari; Ahmad C. (Austin, TX), Reynolds, Jr.; Donald Kevin (Austin, TX), Hartman; David Bruce (Austin, TX)
Title: Digital image capturing system and method
Patent Number: 8,553,113

Inventors: Anthony; Brennan Clive Lincoln (Lindfield, AU), Glass; Elissa (Erskineville, AU)
Title: Method and system for managing a strategic plan via defining and aligning strategic plan elements
Patent Number: 8,548,840

Inventors: Aoki; Hirobumi (Chiba, JP), Kurata; Yohei (Kawasaki, JP), Kamachi; Harumi (Chiba, JP), Nakanishi; Hirotsugu (Chiba, JP)
Title: Skin agent for external use and cosmetic agent including ubiquinone derivative or salt thereof and method using the same
Patent Number: 8,551,509

Inventors: Aoki; Yoshitaka (Kanagawa, JP), Kimura; Hitoshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Card-type peripheral apparatus
Patent Number: 8,547,703

Inventors: Aoyagi; Kenichiro (Yokosuka, JP), Sato; Takaaki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Mobile communication system and network device
Patent Number: 8,553,599

Inventors: Appleman; Harry (Pewaukee, WI)
Title: Sectional bicycle
Patent Number: 8,556,284

Inventors: Archer; Charles J. (Rochester, MN), Blocksome; Michael A. (Rochester, MN), Ratterman; Joseph D. (Rochester, MN), Smith; Brian E. (Rochester, MN)
Title: Performing a vector collective operation on a parallel computer having a plurality of compute nodes
Patent Number: 8,549,259

Inventors: Archer; Charles J. (Rochester, MN), Ratterman; Joseph D. (Rochester, MN)
Title: Executing scatter operation to parallel computer nodes by repeatedly broadcasting content of send buffer partition corresponding to each node upon bitwise OR operation
Patent Number: 7,600,095

Inventors: Archer; Christopher R. (Sammamish, WA), Welch; Dusty H. (Camarillo, CA)
Title: Personalized client-side visualization in a multiplayer network video game
Patent Number: 8,556,715

Inventors: Arcot-Krishnamurthy; Shantha (Roseville, MN), Zielinski; John R. (Eagan, MN), Pastore; Joseph M. (Mentor, OH), Stahmann; Jeffrey E. (Ramsey, MN), Shuros; Allan C. (St. Paul, MN), Shipley; Robert (Woodbury, MN)
Title: Configurable intermittent pacing therapy
Patent Number: 8,548,586

Inventors: Argyres; Dimitri (San Jose, CA)
Title: Ternary content addressable memory cell having two transistor pull-down stack
Patent Number: 8,553,441

Inventors: Ari; Ismail (San Jose, CA), Henze; Richard H. (San Carlos, CA), Gottwals; Melanie (San Jose, CA)
Title: Providing an alternative caching scheme at the storage area network level
Patent Number: 8,549,226

Inventors: Armstrong; Eric A. (Indianapolis, IN)
Title: Voltage reference selector for use in conjunction with a multi-meter in taking electrical measurements from an electrical control panel
Patent Number: 8,547,084

Inventors: Armstrong; Randolph (Houston, TX)
Title: Method and apparatus for integrating implantable medical device data
Patent Number: 8,554,332

Inventors: Arnal; David B. (Mount Laurel, NJ), Broderick; Timothy T. (Voorhees, NJ)
Title: Tether device and related methods
Patent Number: 8,556,031

Inventors: Arndt; Kyle (Reno, NV), Heren; Jean (Margny les Compiegne, FR)
Title: Hydraulic transmission circuit
Patent Number: 8,555,631

Inventors: Arroyo; Jesse P. (Rochester, MN), Block; Timothy R. (Rochester, MN), Letourneaut; Leonardo (Rochester, MN), Schimke; Timothy J. (Stewartville, MN)
Title: Processing multicast messages in a data processing system
Patent Number: 8,553,690

Inventors: Arvin; Charles L. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Bezama; Raschid J. (Putnam Valley, NY), Cox; Harry D. (Rifton, NY), Semkow; Krystyna W. (Poughquag, NY)
Title: Multi-anode system for uniform plating of alloys
Patent Number: 8,551,303

Inventors: Asakawa; Masumi (Ibaraki, JP), Kogiso; Masaki (Ibaraki, JP), Shimizu; Toshimi (Ibaraki, JP), Kisuno; Atsushi (Ibaraki, JP)
Title: Method for preparation of aqueous emulsion using interfacially active organic compound as emulsifying agent
Patent Number: 8,551,916

Inventors: Asakura; Takashi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Vehicle seat
Patent Number: 8,550,554

Inventors: Asakura; Toshihiro (Chiryu, JP), Hara; Takashi (Toyokawa, JP)
Title: Ball screw unit and electric power steering apparatus
Patent Number: 8,544,356

Inventors: Asano; Yutaka (Wako, JP)
Title: Information providing device for vehicle
Patent Number: 8,548,643

Inventors: Asao; Yasufumi (Atsugi, JP)
Title: Color liquid crystal display device
Patent Number: 7,599,040

Inventors: Asauchi; Noboru (Yamagata-Mura, JP)
Title: Memory and method of writing data
Patent Number: 7,599,247

Inventors: Aschmutat; Raimund (Grub am Forst, DE), Lange; Gabriele (Marktrodach, DE), Kriese; Olaf (Coburg, DE), Salhoff; Thomas (Hallstadt, DE), Stammberger; Werner (Grub am Forst, DE)
Title: Window lifter assembly
Patent Number: 8,544,209

Inventors: Aschwanden; Manuel (Allenwinden, CH)
Title: Electroactive optical device
Patent Number: 8,553,341

Inventors: Ash; Kevin J. (Tucson, AZ), Mannenbach; David F. (Tucson, AZ), Hsu; Yu-Cheng (Tucson, AZ)
Title: Configuring cache memory from a storage controller
Patent Number: 7,600,152

Inventors: Ashman; Richard B. (New Orleans, LA), Antoine, Jr.; Eugene (New Orleans, LA), Strand; Charles R. (La Canada, CA)
Title: System and device for heating or cooling shape memory surgical devices
Patent Number: 8,551,080

Inventors: Ashwood; Brett (Prospect, CT), Boss; Gregory Jensen (American Fork, UT), Hamilton, II; Rick Allen (Charlottesville, VA), Waters; Timothy Moffett (Hiram, GA)
Title: Abstraction of computer disk image cloning capabilities from bootable media
Patent Number: 8,549,545

Inventors: Astner; Josef (Kernen, DE), Bohme; Daniel (Kirchheim, DE), Wagner; Marc Oliver (Esslingen, DE), Wolf; Harry (Uhingen, DE)
Title: Valve clearance compensation device and method for controlling a valve clearance compensating device for an internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 8,555,833

Inventors: Atalar; Ergin (Ankara, TR), Visksenko; Nikolay V. (Ankara, TR)
Title: Magnetic resonance RF coil assembly for imaging of the cervical region
Patent Number: 8,554,303

Inventors: Atkinson; Ian (Ely, GB)
Title: Robust system and method for obtaining a liquid or gas sample from a multiphase mixture flowing in a hydrocarbon pipeline
Patent Number: 8,555,708

Inventors: Auyeung; Cheung (Sunnyvale, CA), Tabatabai; Ali (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Iterative computation of adaptive interpolation filter
Patent Number: 8,553,763

Inventors: Avey; Alfred A. (Eugene, OR), Chandrasekaren; Appavu (Plainsboro, NJ), Doshan; Harold D. (Riverside, CT), Perez; Julio (Tarrytown, NY), Rotshteyn; Yakov (Monroe, NY)
Title: Peripheral opioid receptor antagonists and uses thereof
Patent Number: 8,546,418

Inventors: Awiszus; Steven T. (Woodbury, MN)
Title: Remotely configurable wireless intercom system for an establishment
Patent Number: 7,599,679

Inventors: Ayars; Frank R. (Corona, CA), Lin; Yi-Jen (Huntington Beach, CA), Santiago; Yvonne W. (Lake Forest, CA), Zhou; Li (Irvine, CA)
Title: Deferring classification of a declared record
Patent Number: 8,554,772

Inventors: Ayatollahi; Mina (Waterloo, CA), Rao; Qinjiang (Waterloo, CA)
Title: High isolation multiple port antenna array handheld mobile communication devices
Patent Number: 8,552,913

Inventors: Azevedo; Steven D. (Stockton, CA)
Title: Hard floor surface care process
Patent Number: 8,545,635

Inventors: Ba-Abbad; Mazen Abdullah (Riyadh, SA), Al-Ansary; Hany Abdulrahman (Riyadh, SA)
Title: Method and system for utilizing waste energy from a fluid purification system
Patent Number: 8,551,343

Inventors: Backes; Adrian Francis (London, GB), Hiles; Andrew George (London, GB), Sutton; David Mark (London, GB)
Title: Process for the production of ethers
Patent Number: 7,598,404

Inventors: Badarinarayan; Harsha (Canton, MI), Inoue; Akira (Farmington Hills, MI), Yoshizawa; Takashi (Novi, MI), Hohkita; Atsushi (Novi, MI), Saeki; Hiroaki (West Bloomfield, MI), Ono; Hiroshi (Novi, MI), Soma; Masahiro (Danville, KY), Harvey; William T. (Brighton, MI), Miller; Steven J. (Livonia, MI), Sung; Su-Wei (Ann Arbor, MI)
Title: High pressure fuel pipe construction for an internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 8,555,858

Inventors: Badino; Hernan (Pittsburgh, PA), Franke; Uwe (Uhingen, DE)
Title: Method for detecting objects
Patent Number: 8,548,229

Inventors: Baer; Amanda (Campbell, CA), Hsiao; Wen-Chien David (San Jose, CA), Kim; John I. (San Jose, CA), Nikitin; Vladimir (Campbell, CA), Olson; Trevor W. (San Jose, CA), Piggott, Jr.; John Bruce (San Jose, CA), Yao; Yuan (Fremont, CA)
Title: Methods for creating a stepped perpendicular magnetic pole via milling and/or metal liftoff
Patent Number: 8,551,347

Inventors: Bagheri; Saeed (Croton On Hudson, NY), Chaar; Jarir K. (Tarrytown, NY), Chee; Yi-Min (Yorktown Heights, NY), Ratakonda; Krishna C. (Yorktown Heights, NY)
Title: Work plan prioritization for application development and maintenance using pooled resources in a factory
Patent Number: 8,549,527

Inventors: Bahnsen; Scott M. (Oldsmar, FL)
Title: Lazy susan device with snap fit top and base
Patent Number: 8,544,390

Inventors: Balasubramanian; Rajesh (Fremont, CA), Sogor; Aron (Alameda, CA), Achacoso; Ka Kay (Union City, CA), Natarajan; Vijay (Maharashtra, IN)
Title: System and method for networked software development
Patent Number: 8,555,257

Inventors: Balasubramanian; Swaminathan (Southfield, MI), Bansal; Ravi P. (Tampa, FL), O'Connell; Brian M. (Research Triangle Park, NC), Walker; Keith R. (Austin, TX)
Title: Discriminating among resources to share
Patent Number: 8,549,413

Inventors: Baldino; Carmen M. (Woburn, MA), Cook; Dan P. (Cardiff-By-The-Sea, CA), Ghosh; Shomir (Brookline, MA), Varady; Lazlo (Newton, MA), Waldbach; Thomas Andreas (Neuengonna, DE), Wang; Zhongguo (Lexington, MA)
Title: Methods of making nucleoside tetraphosphate analogs
Patent Number: 8,546,557

Inventors: Baldwin; Leo (Portland, OR)
Title: Image subtraction of illumination artifacts
Patent Number: 7,599,576

Inventors: Ball; Bruce E. (Gilroy, CA)
Title: Appliance strapping system and method
Patent Number: 8,544,803

Inventors: Banerji; Revanta (Beacon, NY), Abbaspour; Soroush (Ossining, NY), Feldmann; Peter (New York, NY), Gupta; Hemlata (Hopewell Jct., NY)
Title: Method for supporting multiple libraries characterized at different process, voltage and temperature points
Patent Number: 8,549,452

Inventors: Bang; Jong Chul (Changwon-si, KR)
Title: Dryer
Patent Number: 8,544,185

Inventors: Bao; Jia (Shanghai, CN), Gu; Zi (Shanghai, CN)
Title: Fast inverse integer transform for video decoding
Patent Number: 8,553,762

Inventors: Bara; Barry (Edmonton, CA), Spence; Jonathan (Edmonton, CA), Lorentz; Jim (Fort McMurray, CA), Hilderman; Trevor Lloyd (Port Coquitlam, CA), Larson; Chadwich Robert (Vancouver, CA), Kiel; Darwin Edward (New Westminster, CA)
Title: Feedwell for a gravity separation vessel
Patent Number: 8,550,258

Inventors: Barakat; Nicholas P. (Germantown, TN)
Title: System and method for making polyethylene terephthalate sheets and objects
Patent Number: 8,545,205

Inventors: Barbier; Bruno (Bordeaux, FR), Rouzes; Siegfried (Le Haillan, FR)
Title: Optical scanning-based system for detecting position and/or orientation of objects
Patent Number: 8,553,932

Inventors: Barcelou; David M. (Rydal, PA)
Title: Automated transaction machine
Patent Number: 8,554,677

Inventors: Bardige; Arthur H. (Cambridge, MA), Biewald; Lukas (Cambridge, MA)
Title: Computer-based student testing with dynamic problem assignment
Patent Number: 8,545,232

Inventors: Barger; Bruce (Cincinnati, OH), Duderstadt; Jacqueline Marie (Cincinnati, OH), Gonzales; Denis Alfred (Brussels, BE), Scialla; Stefano (Rome, IT)
Title: Liquid hard surface cleaning composition
Patent Number: 8,551,932

Inventors: Barney; Chris (Las Vegas, NV), Hunt; Darvell (Saratoga Springs, UT), Manning; Brian (Las Vegas, NV), Thomas; Alfred (Las Vegas, NV)
Title: Video poker wagering game having multiple pay tables
Patent Number: 8,556,706

Inventors: Barnikol; Wolfgang (Mainz, DE)
Title: Use of hyperpolymeric hemoglobin for the treatment of pulmonary edema
Patent Number: 7,598,220

Inventors: Barreau; Jerome (Courdimanche, FR), Huin; Thierry (Garenne s/Eure, FR)
Title: Electronic speed controller with modular layout
Patent Number: 7,599,172

Inventors: Bartilson; Bradley Wayne (Rolla, MO)
Title: Safe, super-efficient, four-wheeled vehicle employing large diameter wheels with continuous-radius tires, with leaning option
Patent Number: 8,556,009

Inventors: Baruch; Robert A. (Ellicott City, MD)
Title: Monitoring respiratory variation of pulse pressure
Patent Number: 8,551,005

Inventors: Barwicz; Tymon (Mount Kisco, NY), Cohen; Guy (Mohegan Lake, NY), Sekaric; Lidija (Mount Kisco, NY), Sleight; Jeffrey (Ridgefield, CT)
Title: Top-down nanowire thinning processes
Patent Number: 8,546,269

Inventors: Bashkirov; Vladimir I. (Davis, CA), Faulstich; Konrad (Salem-Neufrach, DE)
Title: Electrochemical polynucleotide detection comprising ligation
Patent Number: 8,551,697

Inventors: Basson; Sara H. (White Plains, NY), Kanevsky; Dimitri (Ossining, NY), Kelley; Edward Emile (Wappingers Falls, NY), Rish; Irina (Rye Brook, NY)
Title: User authentication method and system
Patent Number: 8,549,604

Inventors: Bates; Brian L. (Bloomington, IN), Ragheb; Anthony O. (West Lafayette, IN), Fearnot; Neal E. (West Lafayette, IN), Kozma; Thomas G. (McHenry, IL), Voorhees, III; William D. (West Lafayette, IN)
Title: Coated implantable medical device
Patent Number: 8,556,962

Inventors: Battle; Matthew (Louisville, KY), Battle; Frederick (Louisville, KY)
Title: Fragrance emitting article
Patent Number: 8,556,441

Inventors: Bau; W. John (Santa Fe, NM)
Title: Output impedance compensation for voltage regulators
Patent Number: 8,552,814

Inventors: Bausch; Michael E. (Livonia, NY), Scott; Jason (Henrietta, NY)
Title: Mobile wireless communications device including a power module coupled to a wireless module and associated methods
Patent Number: 8,548,397

Inventors: Beardsley; Brent C. (Tucson, AZ), Benhase; Michael T. (Tucson, AZ), Gupta; Lokesh M. (Tucson, AZ), Hyde, II; Joseph S. (Tucson, AZ), Williams; Sonny E. (Tucson, AZ)
Title: Management of write cache using stride objects
Patent Number: 8,549,220

Inventors: Bechtel; Jon H. (Holland, MI), Ockerse; Harold C. (Holland, MI), Tuttle; Darin D. (Byron Center, MI), Reese; Spencer D. (Auburn, IN), Stray; Joel A. (Hudsonville, MI)
Title: Vision system
Patent Number: 7,599,134

Inventors: Bedard; Vincent (Levis, CA), Vachon; Marco (Levis, CA)
Title: Method and computer-readable medium for delivering hybrid static and dynamic content based on static content inrepository and dynamic content received from second functional module across network
Patent Number: 8,554,881

Inventors: Bedingfield; James C. (Lilburn, GA), Koch; Robert A. (Norcross, GA)
Title: Methods, systems, and products for providing a service to a telephony device
Patent Number: 7,599,481

Inventors: Behan; Dominic P. (San Diego, CA), Smith; Brian M. (San Diego, CA), Bjenning; Christina (Solana Beach, CA)
Title: 5HT.sub.2C receptor modulator compositions and methods of use
Patent Number: 8,546,378

Inventors: Behbahani; Farbod (Irvine, CA), Jain; Vipul (Irvine, CA)
Title: Methods and apparatus for suppression of low-frequency noise and drift in wireless sensors or receivers
Patent Number: 8,552,902

Inventors: Behbehani; Fawzi Q. M. A. O. A. (Salwa, KW)
Title: Locating software for smartphone and PC
Patent Number: 8,554,283

Inventors: Behrens; Nicole (Hamburg, DE), Mussig; Bernhard (Seevetal, DE)
Title: Method of mounting a printing plate to an impression cylinder
Patent Number: 8,551,286

Inventors: Belaso; David (Westminster, CA)
Title: Drain inlet vault and method of assembly
Patent Number: 8,555,568

Inventors: Bell; Mark Peter (Craigavon, GB), Harrison; Timothy (Craigavon, GB), Bhattacharyya; Sumita (Craigavon, GB), Rountree; James Samuel Shane (Craigavon, GB), Burkamp; Frank (Craigavon, GB), Price; Stephen (Harlow, GB), MacLeod; Calum (Harlow, GB), Elliott; Richard Leonard (Harlow, GB), Smith; Phillip (Harlow, GB), Blench; Toby Jonathan (Harlow, GB), O'Dowd; Colin Roderick (Craigavon, GB), Zhang; Lixin (Craigavon, GB), Trevitt; Graham Peter (Craigavon, GB), Dyke; Hazel Joan (Harlow, GB)
Title: Pharmaceutical compounds
Patent Number: 8,546,376

Inventors: Bellinger; Ryan R. (Saint Joseph, MI), Spangler; Andrew E. (Saint Joseph, MI), Woerdehoff; Christopher J. (Saint Joseph, MI)
Title: Apparatus and method of drying laundry with drying uniformity determination
Patent Number: 8,549,770

Inventors: Belluomini; Wendy Ann (Austin, TX), Saha; Aniket Mukul (Austin, TX)
Title: Reduced power consumption limited-switch dynamic logic (LSDL) circuit
Patent Number: 7,598,774

Inventors: Belz; Steven M. (Cedar Park, TX), Pearson; Larry B. (San Antonio, TX)
Title: Methods, apparatus, and computer program products for changing ring method based on type of connected device
Patent Number: 8,548,523

Inventors: Ben-Shushan; Yoav (San Francisco, CA), Danch; Alexander (New York, NY), Molinari; Joe (Redwood City, CA)
Title: Sealable enclosure
Patent Number: 8,550,714

Inventors: Benkler; Francois (Ratingen, DE), Ehehalt; Ulrich (Essen, DE), Hoell; Harald (Wachtersbach, DE), Kahlstorf; Uwe (Mulheim a.d. Ruhr, DE), Kolk; Karsten (Mulheim a.d. Ruhr, DE), Loch; Walter (Mulheim an der Ruhr, DE), Schneider; Peter-Andreas (Munster, DE)
Title: Rotor for a gas turbine
Patent Number: 8,545,171

Inventors: Bennett; Anthony John (Cambridge, GB), Stevenson; Richard Mark (Cambridge, GB), Shields; Andrew James (Cambridge, GB)
Title: Quantum logic component and a method of controlling a qubit
Patent Number: 8,547,617

Inventors: Bennett; Valerie M. (Durham, NC), Chen; Benson K. (Durham, NC), Hinton; Stephen M. (Durham, NC), Williams; Douglas S. (Durham, NC)
Title: Matching various combinations of XPATH URIs to the same XML node
Patent Number: 8,549,396

Inventors: Benson, Jr.; Olester (Woodbury, MN), Brott; Robert L. (Woodbury, MN), Fleming; Patrick R. (Lake Elmo, MN), Hart; Shandon D. (Maplewood, MN), Ouderkirk; Andrew J. (Woodbury, MN)
Title: Polymer fiber polarizers with aligned fibers
Patent Number: 7,599,592

Inventors: Bensoussan; Philippe (Vienne, FR)
Title: Crash warning system for motor vehicles
Patent Number: 8,552,886

Inventors: Berckmans; Marc Charles Florent (Brussels, BE), Sivasligil; Dogan Sahin (The Hague, NL)
Title: Process for modification of biopolymers
Patent Number: 8,552,178

Inventors: Berger; Mark (Houston, TX), Berger; Helen Francis (Houston, TX)
Title: Method for secure diagnostic screening, servicing, treatment, and compliance monitoring for sleep apnea in truck drivers
Patent Number: 7,599,892

Inventors: Berger; Sebastian (Buenos Aires, AR)
Title: Device for treating a fruit
Patent Number: 8,555,779

Inventors: Berka; Randy (Davis, CA), Bachkirova; Elena (Davis, CA), Rey; Michael (Davis, CA)
Title: Methods for monitoring multiple gene expression
Patent Number: 8,548,746

Inventors: Berken; Dennis (Del Mar, CA)
Title: Flashlight and illuminated rear section with two-sided lighting module
Patent Number: 8,545,040

Inventors: Berkley; Jeffrey J. (Seattle, WA), Vollenweider; Marc (Kirkland, WA), Kim; Seahak (Seoul, KR)
Title: Methods, apparatus, and article for force feedback based on tension control and tracking through cables
Patent Number: 8,547,328

Inventors: Berkner; Kathrin (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Multiscale sharpening and smoothing with wavelets
Patent Number: 7,599,570

Inventors: Berkner; Kathrin (Palo Alto, CA), Schwartz; Edward L. (Sunnyvale, CA), Gormish; Michael J. (Redwood City, CA)
Title: Wavelet-based image processing path
Patent Number: 7,599,095

Inventors: Berman; Robert Alan (Monticello, NY), Ferrando; Stephen (Rockville Center, NY), Taylor; Richard (Goldhanger, GB), Whiteford; Leslie (Sevenoaks, GB), Lilien; Jarrett (New York, NY)
Title: Online gaming systems and methods
Patent Number: 8,556,693

Inventors: Bernardin; Aude (Lailly-en-Val, FR), Delapierre; Guillaume (Vif, FR), Hoang; Antoine (Grenoble, FR), Texier-Nogues; Isabelle (Grenoble, FR)
Title: Silane compounds having a cyclic carbon chain including an alkyne function for functionalizing solid substrates and immobilizing biological molecules on said substrates
Patent Number: 8,546,598

Inventors: Berry; Charles Franklin (Apalachin, NY), Godoy; Glenn C. (Endwell, NY), Snavely; Amy Jeanne (Binghamton, NY)
Title: Data sharing between applications where only one application knows the business purpose of the data
Patent Number: 8,555,294

Inventors: Bertram; William (Cottenham, GB), Aldred; Walter (Thriplow, GB), Johnson; Ashley (Milton, GB), Espinosa; Frank (Sugar Land, TX), Barrett; Michael (Histon, GB), Delgado; Carlos (Trondheim, NO)
Title: Drive mechanism
Patent Number: 8,544,560

Inventors: Bertuzzi; Ivanoe (Casalecchio di Reno, IT), Polloni; Roberto (Modigliana, IT), Biondi; Andrea (Bologna, IT)
Title: Package comprising a wrapping with a reclosable withdrawal opening, and relative packing method and machine
Patent Number: 8,556,072

Inventors: Besley; James Austin (Killara, AU)
Title: Fast line linking
Patent Number: 8,548,253

Inventors: Best; Jason (Riverside, CA)
Title: Illuminated shovel tool
Patent Number: 8,550,516

Inventors: Bhagat; Reena (Jharkand, IN)
Title: Late lean injection injector
Patent Number: 8,545,215

Inventors: Bhattacharjee; Supratik (San Diego, CA), Chan; Joseph C. (San Diego, CA), Banister; Brian C. (San Diego, CA), Srinivasan; Shivratna G. (San Diego, CA)
Title: Device, method, and apparatus for offline discontinuous reception (DRX) processing in cellular systems
Patent Number: 8,554,251

Inventors: Bhirud; Shekhar Bhaskar (Punjab, IN), Johar; Perminder Singh (Punjab, IN), Mishra; Sushanta (Punjab, IN), Jamshad; Danish (Punjab, IN)
Title: Process for preparing L-phenyl-3-dimethylaminopropane derivative
Patent Number: 8,552,219

Inventors: Bhogal; Kulvir Singh (Fort Worth, TX), DeLuca; Lisa Seacat (San Francisco, CA), Do; Lydia M. (Raleigh, NC)
Title: Auto-save, retrieval, and presentation of key press sequences
Patent Number: 8,553,860

Inventors: Bichler; Ari (Ramat Gan, IL), Tam; Doron (Tel Aviv, IL), Bichler; Yossi (Kfar Saba, IL)
Title: Bag dispensing machine for upward dispensing
Patent Number: 8,544,681

Inventors: Bies; Gary D. (Lincoln, ME), Emery; Raymond R. (Lincoln, ME), Perkins; Donald Martin (Ronan, MT)
Title: Method of treatment of wooden items
Patent Number: 8,555,521

Inventors: Bigham; Paul (Healdsburg, CA)
Title: Cable support clip
Patent Number: 8,544,802

Inventors: Birang; Manoocher (Los Gatos, CA), Pyatigorsky; Grigory (Boise, ID)
Title: Substrate polishing metrology using interference signals
Patent Number: 8,556,679

Inventors: Bird; Terrance J. (Byrn, MN), Harter, III; Evan Charles (New York, NY)
Title: Customized sales software and implementation
Patent Number: 7,599,860

Inventors: Bischoff; Joerg (Iimenau, DE), Weichert; Heiko (Utzberg, DE)
Title: Method of controlling a fabrication process using an iso-dense bias
Patent Number: 7,598,099

Inventors: Bitman; Andriy (Dortmund, DE), Jerosch; Dieter (Bad Soden, DE), Bartels; Frank (Hattingen, DE), Blankenbach; Karlheinz (Pforzheim, DE), Rawert; Juergen (Kaarst, DE)
Title: Display element and a method for driving a display element
Patent Number: 8,547,406

Inventors: Blackburn; Christopher (Natick, MA), Gigstad; Kenneth M. (Westford, MA), Xu; He (Needham, MA)
Title: Substituted hydroxamic acids and uses thereof
Patent Number: 8,546,588

Inventors: Blackmon; Herman Lee (Moline, IL), Freking; Ronald Ernest (Rochester, MN), Haraden; Ryan Scott (Rochester, MN), Kirscht; Joseph Allen (Rochester, MN)
Title: Spacing periodic commands to a volatile memory for increased performance and decreased collision
Patent Number: 8,549,217

Inventors: Blair; Christopher Douglas (South Chailey, GB)
Title: Enhancements to unified communications and messaging systems
Patent Number: 8,555,178

Inventors: Blakley, III; George Robert (Round Rock, TX), Hinton; Heather Maria (Austin, TX)
Title: Method and system for proof-of-possession operations associated with authentication assertions in a heterogeneous federated environment
Patent Number: 8,554,930

Inventors: Blaude; Jean-Marie (Brussels, BE), Martin; Roland (St-Stevens-Woluwe, BE)
Title: Process for preparing a halogenated polymer and device for its implementation
Patent Number: 7,598,312

Inventors: Blea; David R. (Tucson, AZ), McBride; Gregory E. (Vail, AZ), Rooney; William J. (Hopewell Junction, NY)
Title: Volume swapping of point-in-time read-only target volumes
Patent Number: 8,549,242

Inventors: Bleile; Leonard (Calgary, CA), Bathelt; Jared Michael (Leduc, CA), Stasiewich; Brian Matthew (Leduc, CA)
Title: Rig mat system and method of making the same
Patent Number: 8,545,127

Inventors: Blevins; Garry D. (Warrenton, VA)
Title: Systems and methods for service provisioning of multiple dwelling units
Patent Number: 7,600,249

Inventors: Block; Mike (Phoenix, AZ), Cunningham; Kip (Phoenix, AZ), Kramer; Lowell (Phoenix, AZ)
Title: Collapsible door apparatus
Patent Number: 8,555,553

Inventors: Blum; Daniel (Corvallis, OR), Carlson; Gregory F. (Corvallis, OR), Prickett; Keith Austin (Corvallis, OR), Dabelstein; William F. (Salem, OR)
Title: Colorspace conversion based on ambient light detection
Patent Number: 8,547,393

Inventors: Bobroff; Norman (Katonah, NY), Kochut; Andrzej (Elmsford, NY)
Title: System and method for collaborative hosting of applications, virtual machines, and data objects
Patent Number: 8,549,515

Inventors: Bogojevic; Aleksander (Munich, DE), Maier; Christian (Munich, DE), Christian; Georg (Munich, DE), Uhde; Jorg (Munich, DE)
Title: Marker system for determining the diameter and axial location of a hole in an instrument
Patent Number: 8,548,726

Inventors: Bohler; Christopher Lee (Peachtree City, GA)
Title: Systems, methods and devices for providing quantum dot lighting solutions
Patent Number: 8,556,490

Inventors: Bokman-Winiwarter; Susanne Doris Margit (Molndal, SE), Fredenwall; Marlene (Molndal, SE), Hogner; Carl Anders (Molndal, SE), Johansson; Lars Anders Mikael (Molndal, SE), Judkins; Robert Andrew (Molndal, SE), Li; Lanna (Molndal, SE), Lofberg; Bjorn Christian Ingvar (Molndal, SE), Von Unge; Sverker (Molndal, SE)
Title: (3-(4-(aminomethyl)phenoxy or phenylthio)azetidin-1-yl)(5-phenyl-1,3,4-oxadiazol-2-yl)methanone compounds
Patent Number: 8,546,375

Inventors: Bonilla; Carlos (Hacienda Heights, CA)
Title: Skateboard with trucks mounted above deck
Patent Number: 8,550,480

Inventors: Bonney; James (Chicago, IL), Pryzby; Eric M. (Skokie, IL)
Title: Gaming machine with surround sound features
Patent Number: 8,545,320

Inventors: Borba; David M. (Hanford, CA)
Title: Recreational vehicle waste hose coupling assembly
Patent Number: 8,544,894

Inventors: Borgendale; Kenneth W. (Austin, TX), Dekel; Eliezer (Haifa, IL), Duigenan; John J. (New York, NY), Gershinsky; Gidon (Haifa, IL), Krits; Alexander (Haifa, IL), Naaman; Nir (Haifa, IL), Okunseinde; Foluso O. (Austin, TX), Pike; Hilary A. (Austin, TX), Wright, Jr.; Cornell G. (Austin, TX)
Title: Reliable messaging using redundant message streams in a high speed, low latency data communications environment
Patent Number: 8,549,168

Inventors: Bornschein; Marco (Jena, DE)
Title: Monolithic optical mount
Patent Number: 8,547,652

Inventors: Boroviak; Richard (Oakville, CA)
Title: Gate bracket systems and methods
Patent Number: 8,556,235

Inventors: Boss; Gregory Jensen (Saginaw, MI), Hamilton, II; Rick Allen (Charlottesville, VA), Haugh; Julianne Frances (Austin, TX), Sand; Anne R. (Peyton, CO)
Title: Method, device and system for responsive load management using frequency regulation credits
Patent Number: 8,554,387

Inventors: Bosslet; Klaus (Marburg, DE), Czech; Joerg (Marburg, DE), Hoffmann; Dieter (Marburg-Elnhausen, DE)
Title: Bifunctional glycoproteins having a modified carbohydrate complement and their use in tumor-selective therapy
Patent Number: 8,552,159

Inventors: Bostick; James E. (Cedar Park, TX), Ganci, Jr.; John M. (Cary, NC), Kaemmerer; John P. (Pflugerville, TX), Trim; Craig M. (Sylmar, CA)
Title: Hiding email identification using a configurable set of domains
Patent Number: 8,554,853

Inventors: Boussaad; Salah (Wilmington, DE), Worrell; Gloria T. (New Castle, DE)
Title: Polymer blend compositions
Patent Number: 8,546,489

Inventors: Boussemart; Christophe S. (Lugrin, FR), Loretan; Maxime (Massongex, CH), Perentes; Alexandre (Lausanne, CH)
Title: Capsule treatment apparatus
Patent Number: 8,549,824

Inventors: Bouteiller; Bernard (L'isle sur la Sorgue, FR)
Title: Marked honeycomb structure
Patent Number: 8,557,011

Inventors: Bouz; Firas (Lexington, KY), Brinkman; Anne Marie (Mountain View, CA), Brown; Douglas Stuart (Charlotte, NC), Higginbotham; William Michael (Johnson City, TN)
Title: Automated application generation method and system
Patent Number: 8,555,245

Inventors: Boyd; Walter Kent (Riverside, CA), Boyd; Edward Kent (Grand Terrace, CA)
Title: Safety retaining system for large industrial fan
Patent Number: 8,556,592

Inventors: Boyden; Edward S. (Cambridge, MA), Cook; Daniel B. (Seattle, WA), Hyde; Roderick A. (Redmond, WA), Leuthardt; Eric C. (St. Louis, MO), Myhrvold; Nathan P. (Medina, WA), Sweeney; Elizabeth A. (Seattle, WA), Wood, Jr.; Lowell L. (Bellevue, WA)
Title: Compositions and methods for biological remodeling with frozen particle compositions
Patent Number: 8,545,806

Inventors: Boyden; Edward S. (Cambridge, MA), Cook; Daniel B. (Seattle, WA), Hyde; Roderick A. (Redmond, WA), Leuthardt; Eric C. (St. Louis, MO), Myhrvold; Nathan P. (Medina, WA), Sweeney; Elizabeth A. (Seattle, WA), Wood, Jr.; Lowell L. (Bellevue, WA)
Title: Compositions and methods for delivery of frozen particle adhesives
Patent Number: 8,545,856

Inventors: Boyden; Edward S. (Cambridge, MA), Cook; Daniel B. (Seattle, WA), Hyde; Roderick A. (Redmond, WA), Leuthardt; Eric C. (St. Louis, MO), Myhrvold; Nathan P. (Medina, WA), Sweeney; Elizabeth A. (Seattle, WA), Wood, Jr.; Lowell L. (Bellevue, WA)
Title: Compositions and methods for administering compartmentalized frozen particles
Patent Number: 8,545,857

Inventors: Boyden; Edward S. (Cambridge, MA), Hyde; Roderick A. (Redmond, WA), Leuthardt; Eric C. (St. Louis, MO), Myhrvold; Nathan P. (Medina, WA), Sweeney; Elizabeth A. (Seattle, WA), Wood, Jr.; Lowell L. (Bellevue, WA)
Title: Compositions and methods for therapeutic delivery with frozen particles
Patent Number: 8,551,505

Inventors: Boyer; Pete A. (Chesterbrook, PA), Mia; Rashidus S. (Phoenixville, PA), Ward; Matthew L (Collegeville, PA)
Title: Combination of multiple baselines for location estimation
Patent Number: 8,554,246

Inventors: Boyle; Adrian (Knavinstown, IE), Callaghan; Joseph (Dublin, IE), McKiernan; Fintan (Carrick on Shannon, IE)
Title: Dicing a semiconductor wafer
Patent Number: 8,551,792

Inventors: Bozek; John C. (Kansas City, MO), Fountain; Clinton W. (Kansas City, MO)
Title: Bridge manager tool for problem management
Patent Number: 7,599,964

Inventors: Brain; Christopher T (London, GB), Dziadulewicz; Edward K (London, GB), Hart; Terance W (London, GB)
Title: Quinazolinone derivatives and their use as CB agonists
Patent Number: 8,552,015

Inventors: Brandt; Jeffrey L. (Cedar Park, TX), Bangor; Aaron W. (Austin, TX), Reynolds; Douglas F. (Austin, TX)
Title: System and method of managing incoming telephone calls at a call center
Patent Number: 8,548,157

Inventors: Branson; Michael J. (Rochester, MN), Santosuosso; John M. (Rochester, MN)
Title: Overloading processing units in a distributed environment
Patent Number: 8,549,169

Inventors: Brant; Charles David (Raleigh, NC), Burwell; Esther Marie (Durham, NC), Orr; Robert Lee (Raleigh, NC), Wood; Douglas Andrew (Raleigh, NC)
Title: Intelligent traffic control mesh
Patent Number: 8,554,456

Inventors: Brantley; Eric Lee (Wilmington, DE), Chaplinsky; John T. (Raleigh, NC), Glicksman; Howard David (Durham, NC), Krajewski; James J. (Somerville, NJ), Laughlin; Brian J. (Apex, NC), Mikeska; Kurt Richard (Hockessin, DE), Triboletti; Lawrence V. (Cary, NC)
Title: Methods of making glass-crystalline particles including a glass component and a crystalline component
Patent Number: 8,545,733

Inventors: Breil; Nicolas (Hopewell Junction, NY), Bienacel; Jerome (Reaumont, FR)
Title: Obtaining elemental concentration profile of sample
Patent Number: 8,552,369

Inventors: Brenmiller; Avraham (Tel Aviv, IL), Schaal; Michael (Kiriat Bialik, IL), Yossefi; Daniel (Omer, IL)
Title: Solar thermal power plant
Patent Number: 8,544,273

Inventors: Brennan; Sean P. (Merrimacport, MA)
Title: System and method for ETF investing
Patent Number: 7,599,873

Inventors: Brewer; Mark Lawrence (Chester, GB), Orlebar; Caroline Nicola (Ince, GB), Price; Richard John (Ince Chester, GB), Vaporciyan; Garo Garbis (Houston, TX)
Title: Fuel formulations
Patent Number: 8,557,001

Inventors: Brink; Susan Martha (Maricopa, AZ)
Title: Medicine cabinet frame
Patent Number: 8,550,578

Inventors: Brodhagen; Andreas (Bierbeeg, BE), Sohn; Martin (Mannheim, DE), Nevejans; Filip (St. Gillis-Waas, BE), Stroefer; Eckhard (Mannheim, DE), Woelfert; Andreas (Bad Rappenau, DE), Oehlenschlaeger; Steffen (Ludwigshafen, DE)
Title: Method for producing polyisocyanates
Patent Number: 8,546,606

Inventors: Brodzik; James (Somerdale, NJ), Piccoli; Anthony F. (West Deptford, NJ), Appalucci; Lawrence (Villanova, PA), Mazoki; Gary (Sewell, NJ), McKeown; Thomas J. (Pennsauken, NJ), Strauser; Seth (Sewell, NJ), Wu; Wei (Shanghai, CN)
Title: Multi-attach reusable tag
Patent Number: 8,547,228

Inventors: Brodzik; James (Somerdale, NJ), Piccoli; Anthony F. (West Deptford, NJ), Appalucci; Lawrence (Villanova, PA), Mazoki; Gary (Sewell, NJ), McKeown; Thomas J. (Pennsauken, NJ), Strauser; Seth (Sewell, NJ), Wu; Wei (Shanghai, CN)
Title: Multi-attach disposable tag
Patent Number: 8,547,229

Inventors: Brokenshire; Daniel Alan (Round Rock, TX), Day; Michael Norman (Round Rock, TX), Minor; Barry L (Austin, TX), Nutter; Mark Richard (Austin, TX)
Title: Virtual devices using a plurality of processors
Patent Number: 8,549,521

Inventors: Bronner; Joseph (Warren, NJ)
Title: Winged anchor and spiked spacer for veneer wall tie connection system and method
Patent Number: 8,544,228

Inventors: Brooks; James E. (Manvel, TX), Haggerty; Dennis (Burleson, TX)
Title: Simulating downhole flow through a perforation
Patent Number: 8,549,905

Inventors: Broos; Rene (Bornem, BE), Sijbrandi; Niels Jurrian (Enschede, NL), Dijkstra; Pieter Jelle (Borne, NL), Feijen; Jan (Hengelo, NL)
Title: Poly(bisoxalamides)
Patent Number: 8,546,517

Inventors: Brown; Donn J. (Broken Arrow, OK), Wilson; Brown L. (Tulsa, OK)
Title: Non-parallel splined hub and shaft connection
Patent Number: 8,545,125

Inventors: Brown; James F. (Clifton, VA), Silver; Jonathan E. (Bethesda, MD)
Title: Method of loading sample into a microfluidic device
Patent Number: 8,551,698

Inventors: Brown; Jeddah B (Ipswitch, AU), Rimene; Jessica (Ipswitch, AU), Hawk; Delwyn (Ipswitch, AU)
Title: Baby bottle having compartmented closure for selectively mixing and dispensing baby formula
Patent Number: 8,556,094

Inventors: Brown; Juan (Campo Morichal, VE), Quezada; Alvaro (Campo Morichal, VE)
Title: Production fluid solid trap
Patent Number: 8,551,345

Inventors: Brown; Patrick G. (Hillsborough, NC), Cadigan, Jr.; Michael J. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Moore; Thomas D. (Raleigh, NC), Ratcliff; Bruce H. (Red Hook, NY), Stevens; Jerry W. (Raleigh, NC), Turner; Jeffrey M. (Poughkeepsie, NY)
Title: Transparent quality of service
Patent Number: 8,547,847

Inventors: Brown; William A. (Raleigh, NY), Carr; Daniel D. (Beaverton, OR), Muirhead; Richard William (Tyler, TX), Reddington; Francis Xavier (Sarasota, FL), Wolfe; Martin Andrew (Mooresville, NC)
Title: Content storage mapping
Patent Number: 8,554,777

Inventors: Brueckheimer; Simon Daniel (London, GB), Stacey; David John (Newbury, GB), Mauger; Roy Harold (Herts, GB)
Title: ATM telecommunications systems and method for routing narrow band traffic
Patent Number: 8,547,849

Inventors: Bruno; Gianmarco (Genoa, IT)
Title: Channel power estimation means
Patent Number: 8,548,322

Inventors: Buchert; Johanna (Espoo, FI), Nakari-Setala; Tiina (Espoo, FI), Halonen; Pasi (Turku, FI), Kontkanen; Hanna (Vantaa, FI), Westerholm-Parvinen; Ann (Kirkkonummi, FI), Ratto; Marjaana (Vantaa, FI)
Title: Esterases and their use
Patent Number: 8,546,115

Inventors: Buchold; Henning (Hanau, DE), Eberhardt; Jurgen (Rodgau, DE), Wagner; Ulrich (Biendorf, DE), Wolk; Hans-Jorg (Rosenheim, DE)
Title: Method for the production of organic carbonates
Patent Number: 7,598,410

Inventors: Buckman; Robert F. (Radnor, PA), Lenker; Jay A. (Laguna Beach, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for solid organ tissue approximation
Patent Number: 8,556,933

Inventors: Budzynski; Wladyslaw A. (Edmonton, CA), Koganty; R. Rao (Edmonton, CA), Krantz; Mark J. (Edmonton, CA), Longenecker; B. Michael (Edmonton, CA)
Title: Vaccine for modulating between T1 and T2 immune responses
Patent Number: 8,552,145

Inventors: Burca; John (Rochester Hills, MI), Buccinna; Frank (Livonia, MI)
Title: Sealed remote keyless entry device
Patent Number: 7,598,462

Inventors: Burgdorfer; Stefan (Mutterstadt, DE), Heckmann; Walter (Weinheim, DE), Renner; Hans-Jurgen (Neuhofen, DE), Schade; Christian (Ludwigshafen, DE), Schwaben; Hans-Dieter (Rhodt, DE)
Title: Hollow polystyrene body obtained by injection stretch blow moulding
Patent Number: 8,545,953

Inventors: Burn; Steve (Northampton, GB)
Title: Drill bit
Patent Number: 8,545,140

Inventors: Busen; Natalie M. (Nashville, TN)
Title: Personalizable organizer display for identifying actual pill samples and indicating associated information therewith
Patent Number: 8,550,248

Inventors: Butler; Hans (Best, NL), Van Der Wijst; Marc Wilhelmus Maria (Veldhoven, NL), Geerke; Johan Hendrik (Eindhoven, NL), De Pee; Joost (Veldhoven, NL), Beijers; Clementius Andreas Johannes (Eindhoven, NL), Oude Nijhuis; Marco Hendrikus Hermanus (Eindhoven, NL), Debiesme; Francois Xavier (Weert, NL)
Title: Lithographic apparatus and device manufacturing method
Patent Number: 8,553,199

Inventors: Butt; Kevin D. (Tucson, AZ), Dickens; Louie A. (Tucson, AZ), Faries; Olive P. (Tucson, AZ), Holley; Laurence W. (Tucson, AZ), Ryson; Nancy V. (Tucson, AZ), Starling; Michael E. (Tucson, AZ), Winarski; Daniel J. (Tucson, AZ)
Title: Discovery and management mechanism for SAN devices
Patent Number: 8,549,130

Inventors: Caldwell; Steven (Medina, NY), Caldwell; Michael J. (Medina, NY)
Title: Walking device for remedying drop foot
Patent Number: 8,556,839

Inventors: Callanan; Sean (Dublin, IE), Lyle; Ruthie D. (Durham, NC), O'Sullivan; Patrick J. (Dublin, IE), Raguillat; Fred (Dunboyne, IE), Zimmet; Carol S. (Boxborough, MA)
Title: User-defined system-enforced session termination in a unified telephony environment
Patent Number: 8,553,867

Inventors: Campagna; Michael (Oak Park, IL), Citow; Jonathan S. (Glencoe, IL)
Title: Apparatus and method for radiolucent anatomic positioning
Patent Number: 8,544,471

Inventors: Campbell; Brian J. (Cupertino, CA), Murray; Daniel C. (Morgan Hill, CA), Ziesler; Conrad H. (Seattle, WA)
Title: Performing stuck-at testing using multiple isolation circuits
Patent Number: 8,553,488

Inventors: Candelore; Brant (San Diego, CA), Blanchard; Robert N. (Escondido, CA)
Title: Display device detection of and response to an idle mode of a remote sender device
Patent Number: 8,555,326

Inventors: Cao; Bao Hua (Los Angeles, CA), He; Le (Beijing, CN), Jin; Xing (Beijing, CN), Ortiz; Jose (Research Triangle Park, NC), Zhao; Yang (Beijing, CN)
Title: Method and apparatus for activating a virtual machine in a virtual solution
Patent Number: 8,555,277

Inventors: Cao; Michael (Dublin, OH)
Title: Tire temperature measurement system
Patent Number: 8,547,216

Inventors: Cao; Zhen-Cai (Shenzhen, CN), Li; Zhi-Xin (Shenzhen, CN), Zhang; Jun-Xiong (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Chassis
Patent Number: 8,544,969

Inventors: Carcia; Peter Francis (Wilmington, DE), Estrada; Calixto (Middletown, DE), Kinard; Richard Dale (Wilmington, DE), McLean; Robert Scott (Hockessin, DE), Shilkitus; Kirstin H. (Landenberg, PA)
Title: Film cassette for gaseous vapor deposition
Patent Number: 8,551,249

Inventors: Cardwell; Michael (Merrillville, IN)
Title: Automatic retractable hatch guard
Patent Number: 8,555,555

Inventors: Carey; Matthew J. (San Jose, CA), Childress; Jeffrey R. (San Jose, CA), Maat; Stefan (San Jose, CA)
Title: Current-perpendicular-to-the-plane (CPP) magnetoresistive sensor with high-resistivity amorphous ferromagnetic layers
Patent Number: 7,599,157

Inventors: Carlough; Steven R. (Wappingers Falls, NY), Collura; Adam B. (Hyde Park, NY), Kroener; Klaus M. (Ehningen, DE), Mueller; Silvia M. (Altdorf, DE)
Title: Decimal adder with end around carry
Patent Number: 8,554,822

Inventors: Carr; Ian (Nr. Evesham, GB), Harding; Darren (Solihull, GB), Sloan; Michael (Chinnor, GB)
Title: Electronic data capture and verification
Patent Number: 7,600,182

Inventors: Carr; Wayne J. (Beaverton, OR)
Title: Communicating ancillary information associated with a plurality of audio/video programs
Patent Number: 7,600,250

Inventors: Carrigan; Lori Lisa (Spicer, MN), Garcia; Gustavo Marcelo (Stratford, CA), Ho; Julie (Madison, WI), Kevern; Thomas Craig (Milton, WI)
Title: Maize variety hybrid X95B333
Patent Number: 8,546,668

Inventors: Carter; Gregory George (Waterloo, CA)
Title: Modular window operating system
Patent Number: 8,555,548

Inventors: Carter; Richard H (Aberdeen, GB), Hathaway; Mark (Canterbury, GB)
Title: Signal encoding for frequency division multiplexing on transmission lines
Patent Number: 8,553,749

Inventors: Cartigny; Michel Pierre (Mirebeau sur Beze, FR), Chameroy; Eric (Veronnes, FR)
Title: Food pressure-cooking device with a cover module
Patent Number: 8,544,381

Inventors: Castro; Alfredo C. (Winchester, MA), Grogan; Michael J. (Winchester, MA), Snyder; Daniel A. (Somerville, MA)
Title: Inhibitors of fatty acid amide hydrolase
Patent Number: 8,546,564

Inventors: Cesnik; Jeffrey Thomas (Winchester, VA)
Title: Method and apparatus for transmitting, receiving and decoding data using encoded patterns of changing colors
Patent Number: 8,555,065

Inventors: Chabot; Benoit (Sherbrooke, CA), Villemaire; Jonathan (Sherbrooke, CA), Elela; Sherif Abou (Stoke, CA), Nasim; Faiz-ul Hassan (Sherbrooke, CA)
Title: Methods to reprogram splice site selection in pre-messenger RNAs
Patent Number: 8,546,346

Inventors: Chae; Kyoung Myoung (Cheongju-si, KR), Kim; Kangwoo (Goyang-si, KR), Kim; Dongjin (Daejeon, KR), Joung; Jae-Youl (Daejeon, KR), Hwang; Yunhwan (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Sound-absorbing noise barrier
Patent Number: 8,544,601

Inventors: Chahine; Mohamed (Quebec, CA)
Title: Mutated voltage-gated sodium channel Na.sub.v alpha subunit for identification of modulators
Patent Number: 8,551,693

Inventors: Chakrabarti; Arnab (San Diego, CA), Stamoulis; Anastasios (San Diego, CA), Lin; Dexu (San Diego, CA), Yazdi; Kambiz Azarian (San Diego, CA), Ji; Tingfang (San Diego, CA)
Title: Fair resource sharing in wireless communications
Patent Number: 8,547,910

Inventors: Champion; Mark (Kenmore, WA), Dockter; Brian (Edmonds, WA)
Title: Checkerboard buffer
Patent Number: 8,547,384

Inventors: Chan; Alistair K. (Bainbridge Island, WA), Hyde; Roderick A. (Redmond, WA), Kare; Jordin T. (Seattle, WA), Wood, Jr.; Lowell L. (Bellevue, WA)
Title: Adaptive system and method for altering the motion of a person
Patent Number: 8,548,581

Inventors: Chan; Andre S. (Milpitas, CA), Chu; Theresa S. (Milpitas, CA), Hendriks; Ferdinand (Morgan Hill, CA)
Title: Apparatus and method for integral filter and bypass channel in a hard disk drive
Patent Number: 7,599,148

Inventors: Chan; Kevin T. (Pasadena, CA)
Title: Method and system for a reduced emissions direct drive transmitter for unshielded twisted pair (UTP) applications
Patent Number: 7,599,447

Inventors: Chan; Shiun-Wei (Hsinchu, TW), Ke; Chih-Hsun (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Method for distributing phosphor particulates on LED chip
Patent Number: 8,546,158

Inventors: Chandra; Arty (Manhasset Hills, NY), Grandhi; Sudheer A. (Mamaroneck, NY), Zeira; Eldad M. (Huntington, NY), Levy; Joseph S. (Merrick, NY), Dehnie; Sintayehu (Harrison, NJ), Sammour; Mohammed (Ville St. Laurent, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus or eliminating interference caused by hidden nodes
Patent Number: 7,599,340

Inventors: Chaney; Daniel L. (Atlanta, GA), McJunkin; Mark P. (Atlanta, GA)
Title: Accessory for string instruments
Patent Number: 8,546,671

Inventors: Chang; Ching-Chih (New Taipei, TW)
Title: One-piece car charger
Patent Number: 8,547,056

Inventors: Chang; Jen-Tsorng (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Image capturing apparatus
Patent Number: 7,599,613

Inventors: Chang; Kuo-Cheng (Miao-Li, TW)
Title: LED lamp with adjustable light field
Patent Number: 8,545,055

Inventors: Chang; Kuo-Cheng (Miao-Li, TW)
Title: Light emitting diode without leads
Patent Number: 8,552,461

Inventors: Chang; Leland (New York, NY), Kuang; Jente B. (Austin, TX), Montoye; Robert K. (New York, NY), Ngo; Hung C. (Austin, TX), Nowka; Kevin J. (Georgetown, TX)
Title: Test structure for characterizing multi-port static random access memory and register file arrays
Patent Number: 8,555,119

Inventors: Chang; Ming-Chung (Tainan, TW)
Title: Mutant blue fluorescent protein and method of using the same for fluorescence energy transfer and blue fluorescent fish
Patent Number: 8,552,151

Inventors: Chang; Rong Chen (Beverly Hills, CA)
Title: Protective gear
Patent Number: 8,549,662

Inventors: Chang; Yu-Lang (New Taipei, TW), Chao; Shih-Wei (New Taipei, TW), Hung; Cheng-Min (New Taipei, TW), Wang; Wei-Yu (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Foldable electronic device with magnetic latch
Patent Number: 8,553,403

Inventors: Chao; Hung (Taipei Hsien, TW), Huang; Cheng-Chung (Taipei Hsien, TW), Ho; Jui-Hsiung (Taipei Hsien, TW), Su; Wang-Ding (Taipei Hsien, TW), Huang; Po-Kai (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Device for testing serial attached small computer system interface signal
Patent Number: 8,552,711

Inventors: Chao; Tienwei (San Jose, CA), Shao; Bill (San Jose, CA)
Title: Session-less load balancing of client traffic across servers in a server group
Patent Number: 8,553,537

Inventors: Charan; Ganpat Dan Shimbhu (Gujarat, IN), Tanpure; Arun Ankush (Gujarat, IN), Singh; Kumar Kamlesh Laxmi (Gujarat, IN)
Title: Process for the preparation of 7-ethyl-10-[4-(1-piperidino)-1-piperdino] carbonyloxy-camptothecin hydrochloride trihydrate
Patent Number: 8,546,573

Inventors: Chardonnens; Agnes (Berlin, DE), Puzio; Piotr (Berlin, DE)
Title: Nucleic acid sequences encoding proteins associated with abiotic stress response
Patent Number: 8,552,255

Inventors: Charette; Ernest (Sarnia, CA)
Title: Multi-function trash picking device
Patent Number: 8,556,309

Inventors: Chatterjee; Manjirnath (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Micropositioning apparatus
Patent Number: 8,547,798

Inventors: Chen; Chia-Cheng (Taichung, TW)
Title: Locking device for a display mounting assembly
Patent Number: 8,556,220

Inventors: Chen; Chih-Wei (Taipei, TW)
Title: RAID capacity expansion interruption recovery handling method and system
Patent Number: 7,600,151

Inventors: Chen; Chin-Chung (New Taipei, TW), Qiao; Sheng-Jie (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Lens and illumination device
Patent Number: 8,545,058

Inventors: Chen; Ching-Shu (Changhua, TW)
Title: Driving apparatus for rear hub of bicycle
Patent Number: 8,556,055

Inventors: Chen; Chun Hu (Chang Hua, TW)
Title: Thigh exerciser
Patent Number: 8,556,786

Inventors: Chen; Chungeng (Las Vegas, NV), Hermann; John A. (Las Vegas, NV)
Title: Biased pliers
Patent Number: 8,555,754

Inventors: Chen; Fang-Yin (Taichung, TW)
Title: Storage rack
Patent Number: 8,556,090

Inventors: Chen; Hua (Blackburn, GB)
Title: Compressor
Patent Number: 8,550,775

Inventors: Chen; Hung-Chun (Hsinchu, TW), Chiang; Ko-Yu (Hsinchu, TW), Kung; Chen-Pang (Taoyuan County, TW), Chen; Ming-Daw (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Level shifter for gate driver
Patent Number: 7,598,771

Inventors: Chen; Jack (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Tent
Patent Number: 8,555,909

Inventors: Chen; Jian-Guo (Basking Ridge, NJ), Heintze; Nevin C. (Bethlehem, PA), Pekcan; Hakan I. (Basking Ridge, NJ), Duan; Cheng Gang (Shanghai, CN), Wires; Kent E. (Mine Hill, NJ), Hua; Lin (Shanghai, CN)
Title: Configurable network connection address forming hardware
Patent Number: 7,599,364

Inventors: Chen; Jing (Lanzhou, CN), Song; Heyuan (Lanzhou, CN), Xia; Chungu (Lanzhou, CN), Tang; Zhonghua (Lanzhou, CN), Zhang; Xinzhi (Beijing, CN), Li; Zhen (Lanzhou, CN), Guo; Enxiu (Beijing, CN)
Title: Process for synthesizing trioxymethylene using ionic liquid
Patent Number: 7,598,402

Inventors: Chen; Ko-Po (Ta-Li, TW)
Title: Force sensing mechansim of a massage machine
Patent Number: 8,551,028

Inventors: Chen; Kuan-Fu (Taipei, TW), Chen; Yin-Jen (Taipei, TW), Han; Tzung-Ting (Yilan, TW), Chen; Ming Shang (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Diode-less array for one-time programmable memory
Patent Number: 8,552,528

Inventors: Chen; Peisong (San Diego, CA)
Title: Encoding of multimedia data
Patent Number: 8,548,055

Inventors: Chen; Po-Jung (Taoyuan County, TW)
Title: Electrical connector
Patent Number: 8,545,273

Inventors: Chen; Ruijun (Auburn, AL), Martin; William J. (Lagrange, GA)
Title: Apparatus and method for removing contaminants from industrial fluids
Patent Number: 8,544,657

Inventors: Chen; Steven Z. (Moon Township, PA), Benke; James J. (Pittsburgh, PA), Otis; Collin C. (Cecil, PA)
Title: Electrical switching apparatus, and stored energy assembly and time delay mechanism therefor
Patent Number: 7,598,468

Inventors: Chen; Wei-Su (Hsinchu, TW), Chen; Yi-Chan (Hsinchu, TW), Wang; Wen-Han (Hsinchu, TW), Hsu; Hong-Hui (Hsinchu, TW), Lee; Chien-Min (Hsinchu, TW), Chuo; Yen (Hsinchu, TW), Chao; Te-Sheng (Hsinchu, TW), Lee; Min-Hung (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Phase change memory device and fabricating method therefor
Patent Number: 7,598,113

Inventors: Chen; Wen-Sheng (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Holding device
Patent Number: 8,544,911

Inventors: Chen; Wenjun (West Covina, CA), Kang; Wenxin (Fujian, CN), Zhang; Hequan (Fujian, CN)
Title: Electrodeless lamp street lighting fixture
Patent Number: 8,545,059

Inventors: Chen; Ye (Santa Clara, CA), Shao; Bing (San Jose, CA), Wen; Pengyue (San Jose, CA)
Title: Multi-beam, high efficiency diffractive optics system formed in a single substrate
Patent Number: 8,547,642

Inventors: Chen; Yi-Tzu (Bade, TW)
Title: Multi-functional linked fitness equipment
Patent Number: 8,556,780

Inventors: Chen; Yu-Kai (Chiayi, TW), Chang; Chin-Hsiung (Taichung, TW)
Title: Alternating current chopper circuit with low noise
Patent Number: 8,547,053

Inventors: Chen; Yun-Lung (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Fan mounting apparatus for heat disspation
Patent Number: 8,553,413

Inventors: Chen; Yun-Lung (Tu-Cheng, TW), Sun; Da-Long (Shenzhen, CN), Li; Jun-Pu (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Mounting apparatus for fan
Patent Number: 8,547,693

Inventors: Cheng; CheeWee (Singapore, SG), Ng; KianWai (Singapore, SG), Choo; QuekLeong (Singapore, SG), Ngwe; Myint Muang (Singapore, SG), Gan; KahLiang (Singapore, SG)
Title: Power management in an information channel
Patent Number: 7,600,136

Inventors: Cheng; Chunjer Chuck (Saratoga, CA), Lin; Tao (Santa Clara, CA), Lin; Gang Herbert (San Jose, CA)
Title: Method for test mounting a head stack assembly cartridge
Patent Number: 8,544,164

Inventors: Cheng; Kangguo (Schenectady, NY), Wang; Junli (Singerlands, NY), Wong; Keith Kwong Hon (Wappingers Falls, NY), Yang; Chih-Chao (Glenmont, NY)
Title: Replacement metal gate processing with reduced interlevel dielectric layer etch rate
Patent Number: 8,546,209

Inventors: Cheng; Ting-Yu (Taipei Hsien, TW), Huang; Chun-Hsiang (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Wide-angle lens system
Patent Number: 7,599,132

Inventors: Chenik; Mehdi (La Marsa, TN), Louzir; Hechmi (La Marsa, TN), Dellagi; Koussay (Tunis-Babsaadoun, TN)
Title: Composition comprising the N-terminal region of histone H2B of leishmania--use thereof for inducing an immune response
Patent Number: 8,551,500

Inventors: Cheong; Shin Young (Gyunggi-do, KR), Lee; Hyun Chul (Gyunggi-do, KR)
Title: Spindle motor
Patent Number: 8,552,606

Inventors: Cher; Chen-Yong (Port Chester, NY), Coteus; Paul W. (Yorktown Heights, NY), Gara; Alan (Mount Kisco, NY), Kursun; Eren (Ossining, NY), Paulsen; David P. (Dodge Center, MN), Schuelke; Brian A. (Rochester, MN), Sheets, II; John E. (Zumbrota, MN), Tian; Shurong (Mount Kisco, NY)
Title: Reliability and performance of a system-on-a-chip by predictive wear-out based activation of functional components
Patent Number: 8,549,363

Inventors: Chern; Shwu-Ruu (Taichung, TW)
Title: Adjustable ratchet wrench
Patent Number: 8,555,751

Inventors: Chess; David Michael (Mohegan Lake, NY), Das; Rajashi (New Rochelle, NY), Hanson; James Edwin (Yorktown Heights, NY), Segal; Alla (Mount Kisco, NY), Tesauro; Gerald James (Croton-On-Hudson, NY), Whalley; Ian Nicholas (Pawling, NY)
Title: Autonomic computing system with model transfer
Patent Number: 8,554,898

Inventors: Cheung; Eric (New York, NY), Karam; Gerald (Morristown, NJ)
Title: Methods, systems, and computer program products for providing remote participation in multi-media events
Patent Number: 8,545,369

Inventors: Chevrel; Henri (Tokyo, JP), Belot; Dominique (Le Chesnay, FR)
Title: Production of silanes by acid hydrolysis of alloys of silicon and of alkaline-earth metals or alkaline-earth metal silicides
Patent Number: 8,551,438

Inventors: Chia; Teck (Aliso Viejo, CA), Dinh; John D. V. (San Diego, CA), Gustafson; James P. (Irvine, CA)
Title: Network for updating electronic devices
Patent Number: 8,555,273

Inventors: Chiang; Ming-Feng (Miaoli County, TW)
Title: Method and circuit for correcting signals and image correcting method and circuit using the same
Patent Number: 8,553,974

Inventors: Chiang; Tsung-Hsun (Tu-Cheng, TW)
Title: Locking device and electronic device enclosure using the same
Patent Number: 8,553,424

Inventors: Chien; Hung-Ming (Irvine, CA)
Title: Charge pump circuit having switches
Patent Number: 7,599,677

Inventors: Chien; Yu Yen (Taichung, TW)
Title: Ratchet wrench
Patent Number: 8,555,752

Inventors: Chinn; Kenny Kinyen (Castaic, CA), Barker; John Michael (Ventura, CA)
Title: Lead connection system for an implantable electrical stimulation system and methods for making and using the systems
Patent Number: 8,548,601

Inventors: Chirra; Radhika (Cedar Park, TX), Hegde; Nikhil (Round Rock, TX), Knight; Richard J. (Cedar Park, TX), Narasimhan; Rashmi (Round Rock, TX)
Title: Secure firewall rule formulation
Patent Number: 8,555,369

Inventors: Chiu; Hsien-Huan (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Vibration testing device
Patent Number: 8,544,332

Inventors: Chiu; Kuan-Her (Hsinchu, TW), Chen; Irene (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Backlight module
Patent Number: 8,556,487

Inventors: Chiu; Kuan-Her (Hsinchu, TW), Chen; Irene (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Backlight module
Patent Number: 8,550,685

Inventors: Chivukula; Ravi Kiran (San Diego, CA), Reznik; Yuriy (San Diego, CA)
Title: Efficient design of MDCT / IMDCT filterbanks for speech and audio coding applications
Patent Number: 8,548,815

Inventors: Cho; Young Geun (Palo Alto, CA), Dua; Aditya (Santa Clara, CA), Lu; Feng (Sunnyvale, CA), Mergen; Gokhan (Sunset Valley, TX), Rao; Subramanya P. N. (Sunnyvale, CA), Gupta; Abhinav (San Jose, CA), Subrahmanya; Parvathanathan (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for data aided channel quality estimation
Patent Number: 8,554,151

Inventors: Choi; Insook (Billerica, MA)
Title: Sleeping cap
Patent Number: 8,555,417

Inventors: Choi; Jeong Pil (Suwon-si, KR), Park; Seong Hee (Seoul, KR)
Title: Apparatus for driving plasma display panel
Patent Number: 7,598,930

Inventors: Choi; Jin Soo (Anyang-si, KR), Nam; Seung Woo (Anyang-si, KR), Kim; Jong Min (Anyang-si, KR), Han; Jong Young (Anyang-si, KR), Cho; Han Gyu (Anyang-si, KR), Chung; Jae Hoon (Anyang-si, KR), Park; Hyung Ho (Anyang-si, KR)
Title: Method of transmitting data based on adaptive modulation and coding
Patent Number: 8,553,525

Inventors: Choi; Kwan Jun (Fujian, CN)
Title: Collapsible tent frame with retractable eaves
Patent Number: 8,544,489

Inventors: Choi; Yong Je (Gwangjoo, KR), Chang; Ku Young (Daejeon, KR), Hong; Do Won (Daejeon, KR), Cho; Hyun Sook (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Apparatus for hybrid multiplier in GF(2.sup.m) and method thereof
Patent Number: 7,599,979

Inventors: Chou; Po-Kuei (Hsinchu County, TW), Wang; Cheng (Hsinchu County, TW), Wu; Yueh-Chang (Hsinchu County, TW)
Title: Hydrogen generation device and fuel cell using the same
Patent Number: 8,546,031

Inventors: Choumwong; Sarapong (Bangkok, TH), Maliwong; Sunan (Pathumthani, TH), Pitakkotchawong; Somporn (Nakornsritammarat, TH)
Title: Systems and methods for repositioning row bars used for manufacturing magnetic heads
Patent Number: 8,545,164

Inventors: Chow; Ken (Newport Coast, CA), Fang; Wenkui K. (Irvine, CA), Corpuz; Evelyn G. (Irvine, CA), Gil; Daniel W. (Corona Del Mar, CA), Garst; Michael E. (Newport Beach, CA)
Title: Substituted fluoroethyl ureas as alpha 2 adrenergic agents
Patent Number: 7,598,417

Inventors: Christensen; Henrik Vie (Dronninglund, DK)
Title: Antenna for a wireless controller in oral cavity
Patent Number: 8,548,394

Inventors: Christian; Georg (Munchen, DE), Uhde; Jorg (Munchen, DE)
Title: Clamping sleeve for clamping a cannulated drill and a guide wire
Patent Number: 8,545,510

Inventors: Chu; Yuan-Fa (Miao-Li Hsien, TW)
Title: Light emitting diode with high illumination
Patent Number: 7,598,530

Inventors: Chuang; Ping-Yang (Taipei Hsien, TW), Yu; Ying-Chuan (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Electronic device with remote control function
Patent Number: 8,547,208

Inventors: Chun; Jin Young (Anyang-si, KR), Ihm; Bin Chul (Anyang-si, KR), Kwon; Woo Suk (Anyang-si, KR), Lee; Wook Bong (Anyang-si, KR), Lee; Suk Woo (Anyang-si, KR)
Title: Method for transmitting data in a radio communication system
Patent Number: 8,548,084

Inventors: Chun; Jin Young (Anyang-si, KR), Ihm; Bin Chul (Anyang-si, KR), Lee; Inkyu (Seoul, KR), Moon; Sung Hyun (Seoul, KR), Sung; Chang Kyung (Seoul, KR)
Title: Method for determining modulation and coding scheme
Patent Number: 8,553,818

Inventors: Chun; Jin Young (Anyang-si, KR), Ihm; Bin Chul (Anyang-si, KR), Lee; Wook Bong (Anyang-si, KR), Lee; Moon Il (Anyang-si, KR), Ko; Hyun Soo (Anyang-si, KR)
Title: Method of transmitting channel quality indicator
Patent Number: 8,553,614

Inventors: Chung; Hsiu-Mei (Taichung, TW)
Title: Locking collar for a bicycle hub assembly
Patent Number: 8,550,483

Inventors: Chung; Jae Hoon (Anyang-si, KR), Kim; So Yeon (Anyang-si, KR), Kwon; Yeong Hyeon (Anyang-si, KR), Ko; Hyun Soo (Anyang-si, KR), Han; Seung Hee (Anyang-si, KR), Lee; Moon Il (Anyang-si, KR)
Title: Method and apparatus for performing a HARQ operation in a multi-carrier system
Patent Number: 8,553,529

Inventors: Chung; Stanley (San Diego, CA), Kane; Paul H. (Fife, GB)
Title: Multi point door lock assembly
Patent Number: 8,556,304

Inventors: Churei; Kiyokazu (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Image pickup apparatus that shoots subject viewed through viewfinder, control method therefor, and storage medium
Patent Number: 8,547,468

Inventors: Claps; Ricardo (San Jose, CA)
Title: Discrete principal component analysis (DPCA) for pattern recognition and diagnostics of tissue pathologies such as cancer
Patent Number: 8,554,518

Inventors: Clark, Jr.; William F. (Essex Junction, VT), Pekarik; John J. (Underhill, VT), Shi; Yun (South Burlington, VT), Zhang; Yanli (San Jose, CA)
Title: Self aligned structures and design structure thereof
Patent Number: 8,552,532

Inventors: Cleeves; James M. (Redwood City, CA), Manov; Nicholas (Palo Alto, CA), Willcox; Michael A. (Mountain View, CA), Jackson; Simon David (Redwood City, CA)
Title: Over-compressed engine
Patent Number: 8,544,445

Inventors: Clerget; Antoine (Mougins, FR), Cipiere; Patrick (Antibes, FR)
Title: Method and device for processing a DVB-H compliant transport stream
Patent Number: 8,553,723

Inventors: Clever; Eric (Cherry Hill, NJ)
Title: Slotted rod for a construction toy
Patent Number: 8,550,867

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: 8,549,045

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: 8,549,046

Inventors: Clifford; Stephen (Bremgarten, CH), Soyeux; Faustine (Luneville, FR), Krivda; Andrej (Wettingen, CH), Tilliette; Vincent (Zurich, CH), Zant; Nikolaus (Zurich, CH), Singh; Bandeep (Wytheville, VA), Greuter; Felix (Baden-Ruetihof, CH), Ritzer; Leopold (Untersiggenthal, CH)
Title: Polymer concrete electrical insulation
Patent Number: 8,545,977

Inventors: Clikeman; Richard Roy (Doylestown, PA), Wills; Morris Christopher (Philadelphia, PA)
Title: Precision fragmentation assemblages and olefin polymerization catalysts made therefrom
Patent Number: 7,598,317

Inventors: Cluzel; Guy (Beaumont, FR)
Title: Heavy vehicle tire
Patent Number: 8,555,942

Inventors: Cochran; Joseph W. (Palm Harbor, FL), Kirkconnell; S. Frank (St. Petersburg, FL), Giampa; Vincent M. (Apollo Beach, FL)
Title: Mercury removal systems using beneficiated fly ash particles and methods thereof
Patent Number: 8,545,598

Inventors: Cocuzza; Nicholo (Berkeley Heights, NJ)
Title: Pubic patches
Patent Number: 8,550,094

Inventors: Codeca; Armando (Offanengo, IT), Cortesi; Matteo (Offanengo, IT), Fermini; Franco (Offanengo, IT)
Title: Variable capacity fluidic machine
Patent Number: 8,550,796

Inventors: Cohen; Adam L. (Van Nuys, CA)
Title: Discrete or continuous tissue capture device and method for making
Patent Number: 8,556,825

Inventors: Cohen; Adam L. (Van Nuys, CA), Lockard; Michael S. (Lake Elizabeth, CA), Smalley; Dennis R. (Newhall, CA)
Title: Mesoscale and microscale device fabrication methods using split structures and alignment elements
Patent Number: 8,551,314

Inventors: Cohen; Avraham (Tel-Aviv, IL), Schutze; Francois (Saint-Nom-la-Breteche, FR), Charbit; Suzy (Creteil, FR), Bernad; Stephane (La Varenne Saint-Hilaire, FR), Tauvel; Guillaume (Rouen, FR), Petit; Marie-Noelle (Mont Saint-Aignan, FR), Coquerel; Gerard (Boos, FR)
Title: Conglomerates of tenatoprazole potassium salts
Patent Number: 8,546,574

Inventors: Cohen; Guy M. (Somers, NY)
Title: RFID-based input device
Patent Number: 8,547,335

Inventors: Colange; Jacques (Petit Couronne, FR), Strickland; David (Rowlandsway Wythenshawe, GB)
Title: Process for manufacturing asphalt
Patent Number: 8,557,034

Inventors: Coleman; Benjamin John (Providence, RI)
Title: Folding pattern
Patent Number: 8,545,286

Inventors: Collins; Gregory R. (Monroe, NY), Summerton; James (Park Ridge, NJ), Barta; Norman (Fairlawn, NJ)
Title: Dual stage ultrafilter devices in the form of portable filter devices, shower devices, and hydration
Patent Number: 8,557,115

Inventors: Collins; Timothy R. (Chaska, MN), Collins; Brian D. (Chaska, MN), Smisek; Quentin F. (Minneapolis, MN), Smith; Daniel J. (Lakeville, MN)
Title: Human waste bag overflow alarm
Patent Number: 8,547,241

Inventors: Colton; Roland C. (Laguna Niguel, CA)
Title: System and method of tracking and displaying outcomes of a live craps game
Patent Number: 8,545,300

Inventors: Comanzo; Holly Ann (Niskayuna, NY), Srivastava; Alok Mani (Niskayuna, NY), Beers; William Winder (Chesterland, OH), Loureiro; Sergio Martins (Glastonbury, CT), Setlur; Anant Achyut (Niskayuna, NY), Stoklosa; Stanley John (Clifton Park, NY), Henderson; Claire Susan (Schenectady, NY)
Title: Persistent phosphor
Patent Number: 8,545,723

Inventors: Connaughty; Kenneth G. (Peterson, MN)
Title: Vehicular seat shock absorbing module
Patent Number: 8,556,341

Inventors: Connor; Viviane (Jupiter, FL), Sinclair; Edward (Atherton, CA), Swann; Betsy (Grass Valley, CA)
Title: Methods for determining lumen occlusion
Patent Number: 8,551,001

Inventors: Contag; Pamela R. (San Jose, CA), Contag; Christopher H. (San Jose, CA), Benaron; David A. (Redwood City, CA)
Title: Non-invasive localization of a light-emitting conjugate in a mammal
Patent Number: 8,545,814

Inventors: Cook; Robert Owen (Hillsborough, NJ), Armer; Thomas A (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Inhalation devices and related methods for administration of sedative hypnotic compounds
Patent Number: 8,555,875

Inventors: Cooke; John (Palo Alto, CA), Jang; James (New York, NY), Tsao; Phillip (Palo Alto, CA), Heeschen; Christopher (Menlo Park, CA)
Title: Nicotine in therapeutic angiogenesis and vasculogenesis
Patent Number: 7,598,275

Inventors: Cooley; Ernest (Rochester, NY), Cheriyan; Sony (Jersey City, NJ), Dunham; Daniel (Averill Park, NY), Ponomarev; Igor (Albany, NY), Quantock; Paul (Stillwater, NY), Tatar; Robert C. (Saratoga Springs, NY)
Title: Compact, low noise power supply for advanced electronics applications, and X-ray analyzer applications thereof
Patent Number: 8,553,841

Inventors: Coolidge; Thomas R. (Falls Church, CT), Ehlers; Mario (Lincoln, NE)
Title: Treatment of hibernating myocardium with an exendin peptide
Patent Number: 8,551,947

Inventors: Cooper; Allan J. (Bellevue, WA)
Title: Photodetector system, apparatus and method
Patent Number: 8,553,117

Inventors: Cooper; Dale (American Falls, ID)
Title: Transport device frame assembly
Patent Number: 8,544,874

Inventors: Coote; Diana (Charlotte, NC)
Title: Baby carrier
Patent Number: 8,550,316

Inventors: Copa; Vincent G. (St. Paul, MN), Hamel; Kory P. (Bloomington, MN), Hauschild; Sidney F. (Brooklyn Park, MN)
Title: Anastomosis device and related methods
Patent Number: 8,551,126

Inventors: Corbin; Thomas C. (Monticello, IL)
Title: Soybean variety XBP40009
Patent Number: 8,552,265

Inventors: Corcoran, Jr.; William R. (Kennett Square, PA)
Title: Collapsible field director structure
Patent Number: 8,552,348

Inventors: Cordes; Steven A. (Yorktown Heights, NY), Farinelli; Matthew J. (New York, NY), Goma; Sherif A. (Hawthorne, NY), Gruber; Peter A. (Mohegan Lake, NY), Knickerbocker; John U. (Monroe, NY), Speidell; James L. (Poughquag, NY)
Title: Direct edge connection for multi-chip integrated circuits
Patent Number: 8,551,816

Inventors: Cornell; Donald E. (New Port Richey, FL), Farrell; William M. (Walton, NY)
Title: Long range solid stream nozzle
Patent Number: 8,544,765

Inventors: Cornet; Gerard (Blaru, FR), Behar; Alain (Suresnes, FR)
Title: Attachment device for attaching a pump on a tank and dispenser using such an attachment device
Patent Number: 8,550,311

Inventors: Cornfield; Randall (Montreal, CA)
Title: Tool handle
Patent Number: 8,549,712

Inventors: Cornitius-Cary; Tammy L. (LaMarque, TX)
Title: Thermal cooling/heating seat/backrest cover
Patent Number: 8,556,337

Inventors: Coronado; Juan Alonso (Tucson, AZ), Peterson; Beth Ann (Tucson, AZ)
Title: Regeneration of deleted data
Patent Number: 8,549,243

Inventors: Cosgrove; Ronald Charles (Four Marks, GB)
Title: System and method for securing gas turbine air filters
Patent Number: 8,551,206

Inventors: Cotter; Chad J. (Weidman, MI), Langworthy; Nelson C. (Vestaburg, MI)
Title: Feed assembly for wood reduction apparatus
Patent Number: 8,544,783

Inventors: Cousins; Peter (Muntinlupa, PH), Luan; Hsin-Chiao (Palo Alto, CA), Pass; Thomas (San Jose, CA), Ferrer; John (Calamba, PH), Gallardo; Rex (Sta. Rosa, PH), Meyer; Stephen F. (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Deposition system with electrically isolated pallet and anode assemblies
Patent Number: 8,557,093

Inventors: Couture; Gary M. (Longmont, CO), Weinberg; Craig (Denver, CO), Tetzlaff; Philip Mark (Austin, TX)
Title: Vessel sealing instrument with electrical cutting mechanism
Patent Number: 8,551,091

Inventors: Craig; Matthew R. (Sahuarita, AZ), Hardy; Clint A. (Tucson, AZ), Hathorn; Roger G. (Tucson, AZ), Holley; Bret W. (Tucson, AZ)
Title: Systems and methods for avoiding host level busy and retry latencies
Patent Number: 8,554,955

Inventors: Crasnianski; Serge (Geneva, CH)
Title: Structure for rigidly connecting solar panels to a fixture
Patent Number: 8,555,569

Inventors: Crisp, III; Harry Lee (Marion, IL)
Title: Appliance having a user interface panel and a beverage dispenser
Patent Number: 8,548,624

Inventors: Croak; Marian (Fair Haven, NJ), Eslambolchi; Hossein (Los Altos Hills, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for providing dynamic international calling rates
Patent Number: 8,553,863

Inventors: Cross; Kevin R. (Austin, AR)
Title: Shotshell wad with shot confinement feature
Patent Number: 8,555,785

Inventors: Crouthamel; Kevin Louis (Wycombe, PA), Carey; Vincent Mark (Sewell, NJ), Calcavecchio; Peter (Milford, NJ), Drake; Evelyn Nobles (Bernardsville, NJ), Kelly; Kevin John (Mullica Hill, NJ), Farng; Liehpao Oscar (Lawrenceville, NJ)
Title: Lubricating composition suitable for diesel engines
Patent Number: 7,598,212

Inventors: Csutak; Sebastian (Houston, TX)
Title: Temperature and pressure sensor using four wave mixing technique
Patent Number: 7,598,485

Inventors: Cummings; Douglas Gordon (Coal Point, AU)
Title: Bulk materials container
Patent Number: 8,550,010

Inventors: Curien; Gerard (Housseras, FR)
Title: Smooth surface scraper
Patent Number: 8,544,146

Inventors: Currie; Marvin Kirk (Spring, TX)
Title: Golf club with an interchangeable faceplate
Patent Number: 8,556,745

Inventors: Curticapean; Florean (Tampere, FI)
Title: Hybrid positioning mechanism for wireless communication devices
Patent Number: 8,547,870

Inventors: Cutler; Ralph A. (Centerville, UT), Easton; Jeffery H. (Cottonwood Heights, UT)
Title: Carbon retention screen with variable discharge head
Patent Number: 8,551,330

Inventors: D'Agostini; Mark Daniel (Ebensburg, PA)
Title: Process temperature control in oxy/fuel combustion system
Patent Number: 8,555,796

Inventors: D'Aleo; Christopher B. (Armenia, NY), Johnson; Gregory M. (Hopewell Junction, NY), Karthikeyan; Muthukumarasamy (Fishkill, NY), Yang; Shenzhi (Yorktown Heights, NY), Bahierathan; Balasingham (Fishkill, NY)
Title: Via chains for defect localization
Patent Number: 8,546,155

Inventors: D'Ascenzi; Sandro (Siena, IT), De Conciliis; Giuseppe (Colle di Val D'Elsa, IT), Magagnoli; Claudia (Monteriggioni, IT), Mattioli; Giovanni Luigi (Castelnuovo Berardenga, IT)
Title: Analysis of mixtures including proteins
Patent Number: 8,547,536

Inventors: da Costa; Alvimar Jose (Jaboticabal, BR), Secreast; Stephen Lee (Portage, MI), Valarelli; Rodrigo (Sao Paulo, BR)
Title: High dosage doramectin formulation
Patent Number: 8,551,962

Inventors: Dahlberg; Johan (Orebro, SE)
Title: Progressive propellant charge with high charge density
Patent Number: 8,544,387

Inventors: Dai; Jianchun (Houston, TX), Kania; Annabelle (Houston, TX), Esmersoy; Cengiz (Sugar Land, TX), Duan; Ling (Katy, TX)
Title: Tar estimation
Patent Number: 8,548,784

Inventors: Dal Santo; Xavier (Blagnac, FR)
Title: Method and device to assist in the driving of a vehicle, in particular of an aircraft, for the avoidance of obstacles
Patent Number: 8,554,392

Inventors: Dales; Matthew William (Toronto, CA)
Title: Dental floss holder
Patent Number: 8,550,097

Inventors: Dangler; John Richard (Rochester, MN), Doyle; Matthew Stephen (Rochester, MN)
Title: Controlling impedance and thickness variations for multilayer electronic structures
Patent Number: 8,549,444

Inventors: Dapper; Mark J. (Cincinnati, OH), Geile; Michael J. (Batavia, OH), Hill; Terrance J. (Fairfield, OH), Roberts; Harold A. (Eden Prairie, MN), Anderson; Brian D. (Plymouth, MN), Brede; Jeffrey (Savage, MN), Wadman; Mark S. (Plano, TX), Kirscht; Robert J. (Savage, MN), Herrmann; James J. (Eagan, MN), Fort; Michael J. (Pelham, NH), Buska; Steven P. (Minnetonka, MN), Solum; Jeff (Bloomington, MN), Enfield; Debra Lee (Chaska, MN), Berg; Darrell (Bloomington, MN), Smigelski; Thomas (Lake Zurich, IL), Tucker; Thomas C. (Chapel Hill, NC), Hall; Joe (Bloomington, MN), Logajan; John M. (Arden Hills, MN), Boualouang; Somvay (Bloomington, MN), Lou; Heng (Bloomington, MN), Elpers; Mark D. (Elk River, MN), Downs; Matt (Bloomington, MN), Ferris; Tammy (Bloomington, MN), Opoczynski; Adam (Plano, TX), Russell; David S. (Minneapolis, MN), Nelson; Calvin G. (Shorewood, MN), Samant; Niranjan R. (Middletown, CT), Chiappetta; Joseph F. (Trumbull, CT), Sarnikowski; Scott (Plymouth, MN)
Title: Systems and methods for orthogonal frequency divisional multiplexing
Patent Number: 8,547,824

Inventors: Darmer; Samuel H. (Greenwood, SC), Ronan; Jeffrey J. (Greenwood, SC)
Title: Skylight with displacement absorber and interlocking telescoping tubes
Patent Number: 8,555,571

Inventors: Davies; Gordon (Carlsbad, CA), Davies; Mike (Dana Point, CA)
Title: Release agent formulas and methods
Patent Number: 8,545,611

Inventors: Davies; Mark (Limerick, IE), Dalton; Tara (Limerick, IE)
Title: Microfluidic connector
Patent Number: 8,550,503

Inventors: Dawoud; Belal (Winterberg, DE), Hoefle; Peter (Heppenheim, DE), Bornmann; Andreas (Burgwald, DE), Chmielewski; Stefanie (Frankenberg, DE), Marburger; Christoph (Bad Berleburg, DE)
Title: Vacuum sorption apparatus
Patent Number: 8,544,293

Inventors: De Calmes; Nicolas (Dainville, FR), Buj Vilalata; Victor Dario (Neuss, DE), Gossen; Ralf (Duisburg, DE), Plum; Hermann-Josef (Juelich, DE), Abrahams-Meyer; Ethel (Viersen, DE)
Title: Waterborne adhesive with improved wet adhesion
Patent Number: 8,546,471

Inventors: De Saizieu; Antoine (Brunstatt, FR), Fowler; Ann (Rheinfelden, CH), Goralczyk; Regina (Grenzach-Wyhlen, DE), Kilpert; Claus (Mannheim, DE), Schueler; Goede (Eimeldingen, DE), Wehrli; Christof (Witterswil, CH)
Title: Dietary and pharmaceutical compositions containing tricyclic diterpenes and their derivates and their uses
Patent Number: 8,552,055

Inventors: Debladis; Francis (Sainte Catherine les Arras, FR), Morice; Stephane (Leforest, FR), Comoret; Emilien (Paris, FR)
Title: Strand having a limited spring effect
Patent Number: 8,552,290

Inventors: Deelman; Peter (Calabasas, CA), Elliott; Ken (Thousand Oaks, CA), Chow; David (Newbury Park, CA)
Title: Method and device for growing pseudomorphic AlInAsSb on InAs
Patent Number: 7,598,158

Inventors: Deetz; Randell (Costa Mesa, CA), Streuter; Gary William (San Clemente, CA), Burke; Kenneth (Laguna Hills, CA), Sedin; James (Katchum, ID)
Title: Method and apparatus to present a unique background image on a personal computer display when the computer system is booted from an external drive
Patent Number: 8,549,273

Inventors: DeFilippo; Paul (Ozone Park, NY)
Title: Air bubble operated underwater ornament kit
Patent Number: 8,545,282

Inventors: Deguchi; Daiki (Osaka, JP)
Title: Pneumatic tire and manufacturing method of the same
Patent Number: 8,550,132

Inventors: Deguchi; Kisaburo (Hitachinaka, JP), Kaji; Hironori (Hitachinaka, JP), Ishii; Kimihiko (Hitachinaka, JP), Akieda; Daisuke (Hitachinaka, JP), Takao; Kunihiko (Tsuchiura, JP), Yamasaki; Masaru (Kasumigaura, JP), Hiraku; Kenji (Kasumigaura, JP), Nagaoka; Yoshihiro (Ushiku, JP)
Title: Liquid supply device using check valve and reactive liquid chromatography system
Patent Number: 8,551,423

Inventors: Del Prado Pavon; Javier (Ossining, NY), Nandagopalan; Sai Shankar (Tarrytown, NY), Challapali; Kiran (New City, NY), Habetha; Joerg (Aachen, DE)
Title: System and method to enable WUSB application in a distributed UWB MAC
Patent Number: 8,553,657

Inventors: Del Rosso; Edward J. (Matawan, NJ)
Title: Tight space, inside boat thruhole fitting clearing
Patent Number: 8,544,134

Inventors: Delatour; Thierry (Nouzonville, FR), Cardoso; Gilles (Charleville-Mezieres, FR)
Title: Packaging device forming a container
Patent Number: 8,556,101

Inventors: Delgado; Marcus (Duluth, GA), Evans; Sandra J. (Atlanta, GA), Lantz; Harrison P. (Powder Springs, GA), Sherwood; Amy L. (Marietta, GA), Furth; David L. (Atlanta, GA)
Title: System and method for managing sponsorships
Patent Number: 8,554,606

Inventors: Delia; David J. (Lagrangeville, NY), Delia; Wayne M. (Poughkeepsie, NY)
Title: Implementing a front door air to water heat exchanger
Patent Number: 8,555,951

Inventors: DeLine; Kenneth E. (Avon, CO), Claycamp; Daniel L. (West Frankfort, IL), Fetherston; Daniel (Cape Girardeau, MO), Marentis; Rodger T. (Macungie, PA)
Title: Grain endosperm extraction system
Patent Number: 8,551,553

Inventors: Dellian; Harald (Edling, DE)
Title: Control of illumination devices
Patent Number: 8,552,320

Inventors: Dellinger; Douglas J. (Boulder, CO), Timar; Zoltan (Boulder, CO), Sierzchala; Agnieszka (Boulder, CO), Dellinger; Geraldine (Boulder, CO), Caruthers; Marvin H. (Boulder, CO), Myerson; Joel (Berkeley, CA)
Title: Solutions, methods, and processes for deprotection of polynucleotides
Patent Number: 8,552,174

Inventors: Delzer; Donald J. (Beaverton, OR), Dobos; Laszlo J. (Beaverton, OR)
Title: Apparatus and method for oscillator resonator power control
Patent Number: 8,552,808

Inventors: Demers; Brian (San Jose, CA)
Title: Force-controlled surface finishing through the use of a passive magnetic constant-force device
Patent Number: 8,550,876

Inventors: Demus; Roderick (Dallas, TX)
Title: I-pocket for an accessory item
Patent Number: 8,549,670

Inventors: Deng; Lei (Solon, OH), Coffey; Thomas Joseph (Cleveland Heights, OH)
Title: Low T1I/low InI-based dose for dimming with minimal color shift and high performance
Patent Number: 8,552,646

Inventors: Deng; Zhiming (Foshan City, Guangdong, 528322, CN)
Title: Food treating apparatus with a weighing scale
Patent Number: 7,598,464

Inventors: Dennen; Thomas (Malden, MA), Natarajan; Venkatesh (Arlington, MA)
Title: Method for scaling mixing operations
Patent Number: 8,556,498

Inventors: Deppisch; Carl L. (Chandler, AZ), Swaminathan; Rajasekaran (Chandler, AZ)
Title: Clad solder thermal interface material
Patent Number: 8,550,327

Inventors: Desai; Ashwin (Saugus, MA), Celik; Cem E. (Grand Island, NY), Ackley; Mark William (East Aurora, NY), Smolarek; James (Boston, NY)
Title: Modular compact adsorption bed
Patent Number: 8,545,604

Inventors: Desouza; Francis Aurelio (Somerville, MA), Sakoda; Jon (Boston, MA), Gilliland; Arthur William (Jamaica Plain, MA), Roychowdhary; Anandamoy (Cambridge, MA), Lorenzo; Eric Lyle (Somerville, MA), Shah; Milan (Hopkinton, MA)
Title: Methods and systems for detecting and preventing the spread of malware on instant messaging (IM) networks by using fictitious buddies
Patent Number: 7,600,258

Inventors: Dettinger; Richard D. (Rochester, MN), Kolz; Daniel P. (Rochester, MN), Stevens; Richard J. (Rochester, MN), Wenzel; Shannon E. (Colby, WI)
Title: Relationship management in a data abstraction model
Patent Number: 7,599,924

Inventors: Deutscher; Josef (Fontenay le Fleury, FR), Perez Martinez; Gaspar (Valencia, ES), Monedero Garcia; Vicente (Valencia, ES), Viana Ballester; Rosa (Valencia, ES), Benbadis; Laurent (Toulouse, FR), Pierson; Anne (Fontenay-aux-Roses, FR), Faurie; Jean-Michel (Jouy-en-Josas, FR)
Title: Mutants of Lactobacillus casei defective in carbon catabolism regulation
Patent Number: 8,551,729

Inventors: Devarakonda; Murthy V. (Peekskill, NY), Filz; Frank Stewart (Beaverton, OR), Kaplan; Marc Adam (Katonah, NY), Seeger, Jr.; James John (Porland, OR), Young; Jason C. (Portland, OR)
Title: Changed files list with time buckets for efficient storage management
Patent Number: 8,548,965

Inventors: Dianda; Robert B. (Leawood, KS)
Title: Method for migrating from an old communication switch to a new communication switch
Patent Number: 8,548,151

Inventors: Dickinson; Robert Duncan (Rancho Mirage, CA), Knyvett; Rodney Kenneth (La Quinta, CA), Escamilla; Enrique (Mililani, HI)
Title: Apparatus for supporting a cemetery headstone and method of fabricating same
Patent Number: 8,555,561

Inventors: DiCosimo; Robert (Chadds Ford, PA), Payne; Mark Scott (Wilmington, DE), Gavagan; John Edward (Wilmington, DE)
Title: Perhydrolase variant providing improved specific activity
Patent Number: 8,546,119

Inventors: Dicosimo; Robert (Chadds Ford, PA), Payne; Mark Scott (Wilmington, DE), Gavagan; John Edward (Wilmington, DE)
Title: Perhydrolase variant providing improved specific activity
Patent Number: 8,546,120

Inventors: Dierynck; Inge (Berchem, BE), De Meyer; Sandra (Beerse, BE)
Title: Mutational profile in HIV-1 GAG cleavage site correlated with phenotypic drug resistance
Patent Number: 8,546,076

Inventors: Dittus; Karl Klaus (Durham, NC), Miller; Michael Sven (Raleigh, NC), Scott, III; Whitcomb Randolph (Chapel Hill, NC), Walker; Joel Edwin (Raleigh, NC)
Title: Variable position dampers for controlling air flow to multiple modules in a common chassis
Patent Number: 7,599,183

Inventors: Dixon, Jr.; Nicholas E. (Albertville, AL)
Title: Batting training system and the components thereof
Patent Number: 8,556,753

Inventors: Djordjevic; Nenad (Queensland, AU)
Title: Detecting a mineral within a material
Patent Number: 8,545,094

Inventors: Do; Mi-Sun (Suwon-si, KR), Shin; Seung-Mok (Seoul, KR), Son; Jang-Woo (Seoul, KR), Bang; Jong-Ho (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Method for providing MBS service in a WAN network, and system thereof
Patent Number: 8,547,978

Inventors: Doan; Dung N. (San Diego, CA), Wolf; Jack K. (La Jolla, CA), Wei; Yongbin (San Diego, CA)
Title: Tail-biting convolutional decoding
Patent Number: 8,548,102

Inventors: Doellerer; Frank (Hameln, DE), Woehrmeier; Andreas (Doerentrup, DE)
Title: Modular circuit configuration for switching electrical power and an adapter designed to this end
Patent Number: 8,553,374

Inventors: Dogan; Hakan (El Carrito, CA), Abdollahi-Alibeik; Shahram (Fremont, CA)
Title: Programmable noise filtering for bias kickback disturbances
Patent Number: 8,547,169

Inventors: Dohi; Takeyoshi (Tokyo, JP), Masamune; Ken (Tokyo, JP), Zuo; Siyang (Tokyo, JP), Matsumiya; Kiyoshi (Tokyo, JP), Yamanaka; Noriaki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Flexibility/rigidity adjustable apparatus
Patent Number: 8,550,989

Inventors: Doi; Takahiro (Toyokawa, JP), Ito; Masazumi (Toyohashi, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus and image stabilization processing method for image forming device in said image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 7,599,102

Inventors: Dolan; Simon (Newton, MA), Bradshaw; Elliott J. (Belmont, MA)
Title: Method and apparatus for printing from a mobile device
Patent Number: 8,547,583

Inventors: Dolphin; John Allan (Edina, MN), Finney; Allan Gary (Regina, CA)
Title: Solar heater
Patent Number: 8,555,872

Inventors: Doncel; Gustavo F. (Norfolk, VA)
Title: Suramin and derivatives thereof as topical microbicide and contraceptive
Patent Number: 8,552,064

Inventors: Donnelly; Ian Abbott (Stamford, GB), Drissi; Youssef (Ossining, NY), Grandison; Tyrone W. (San Jose, CA), Harrison; Colin G. (Brookfield, CT), Katircioglu; Kaan K. (Yorktown Heights, NY), Paraszczak; Jurij R. (Pleasantville, NC)
Title: Water consumption monitor
Patent Number: 8,554,496

Inventors: Dorrance; Daniel R. (Ballwin, MO), Colarelli, III; Nicholas J. (Creve Coeur, MO), Strege; Timothy A. (Sunset Hills, MO), Golab; Thomas J. (St. Peters, MO), Voeller; David A. (St. Louis, MO), Shylanski; Mark S. (University City, MO)
Title: Optical targets for machine vision vehicle service system
Patent Number: 8,553,236

Inventors: Dorsch; Dieter (Ober-Ramstadt, DE), Cezanne; Bertram (Morfelden-Walldorf, DE), Mederski; Werner (Zwingenberg, DE), Tsaklakidis; Christos (Weinheim, DE), Gleitz; Johannes (Darmstadt, DE), van Amsterdam; Christoph (Darmstadt, DE)
Title: Carboxamide derivatives and their use as factor Xa inhibitors
Patent Number: 7,598,241

Inventors: Downs; Nelson Patrick (Alexandria, VA), Downs; Gregory Scott (Alexandria, VA)
Title: Mathematics game
Patent Number: 8,545,227

Inventors: Drevik; Solgun (Molnlycke, SE), Stridfeldt; Chatrine (Hovas, SE), Melander; Magnus (Goteborg, SE)
Title: Absorbent article
Patent Number: 8,551,063

Inventors: Droemer; Joerg (Bad Urach-Wittlingen, DE)
Title: Optoelectronic device
Patent Number: 8,550,348

Inventors: Drory; Michael David (Dublin, NH)
Title: Attachment of a high-Z focal track layer to a carbon-carbon composite substrate serving as a rotary anode target
Patent Number: 8,553,843

Inventors: Duarte; Matias Gonzalo (Sunnyvale, CA), Shiplacoff; Daniel Marc Gatan (Los Angeles, CA), Lyon; Jeremy Godfrey (Sunnyvale, CA), Skillman; Peter (San Carlos, CA), Dominguez; Dianne Parry (Beverly Hills, CA), Dellinger; Richard R. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Enhanced visual feedback for touch-sensitive input device
Patent Number: 8,547,244

Inventors: Dube; Abhishek (Hopewell Junction, NY), Koshy; Jophy Stephen (Hopewell Junction, NY)
Title: Method for growing conformal epi layers and structure thereof
Patent Number: 8,546,204

Inventors: Dudik; David C. (South Euclid, OH), Danison; Brian C. (Munson Township, OH), Kuester; Paul M. (Shaker Heights, OH), Li; Jianwu (Solon, OH)
Title: Seal and leg design for ceramic induction lamp
Patent Number: 8,552,645

Inventors: Dunn; William A. (Gainesville, FL), Akin; Debra E. (Micanopy, FL), Progulske-Fox; Ann (Gainesville, FL), Ostrov; David A. (Gainesville, FL)
Title: Methods and compositions for the treatment of cancers and pathogenic infections
Patent Number: 8,545,841

Inventors: Duret; Alexis (Lausanne, CH)
Title: High-pressure electrolysis installation and process for inertising an installation of this type
Patent Number: 8,557,090

Inventors: Durnell; Laurence (Alton, GB), Jarrett; Donald Nigel (Bristol, GB)
Title: Eye tracking apparatus
Patent Number: 8,550,628

Inventors: Duru; Nicolas (Paris, FR), Prunier; Marion (Croissy sur Seine, FR), Tierce; Pascal (Bondues, FR)
Title: Spray head including a sonotrode
Patent Number: 8,556,191

Inventors: Eberle; Michael J. (Fair Oaks, CA), Bates; Kenneth N. (Beaverton, OR), Morey; William W. (Northridge, CA)
Title: Optical imaging probe connector
Patent Number: 7,599,588

Inventors: Ebner; Emmett J. (Coto De Caza, CA), Huffer; Brian J. (Aliso Viejo, CA)
Title: Deployable fluid collection bag and method of forming the same
Patent Number: 8,550,712

Inventors: Ecoff; Clint Alan (Indianapolis, IN), Grubbs; Gary Dean (Indianapolis, IN), Hutchinson; Daniel Mark (Carmel, IN)
Title: Apparatus and method for processing analog and digital signals from multiple signal sources
Patent Number: 7,599,009

Inventors: Egawa; Yoshitaka (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Image pickup device and camera module using the same
Patent Number: 8,547,472

Inventors: Egger; Daniel (Durham, NC), Cannon; Shawn (Hillsborough, NC), Sauers; Ronald D. (Mebane, NC)
Title: Method and apparatus for indexing, searching and displaying data
Patent Number: 8,555,196

Inventors: Eggers; Robert J (Austin, TX), Douglas; Darren C (Tucson, AZ)
Title: Redistribution of operating environments for the redeployment of grid clients
Patent Number: 8,554,936

Inventors: Ehrenpfordt; Ricardo (Gerlingen, DE), May; Johanna (Gerlingen, DE)
Title: Method for hot embossing at least one conductive track onto a substrate
Patent Number: 8,549,743

Inventors: Eisenstadt; Robert (Los Altos, CA)
Title: Integrated circuits with multiple I/O regions
Patent Number: 8,549,447

Inventors: Ekhoff; Donald L. (Morgan Hill, CA)
Title: Disc spindle with internal particulate removal
Patent Number: 8,553,518

Inventors: El-Essawy; Wael R. (Austin, TX), Elnozahy; Elmootazbellah N. (Austin, TX), Iyengar; Madhusudan K. (Woodstock, NY), Keller, Jr.; Thomas W. (Austin, TX), Rubio; Juan C. (Austin, TX)
Title: Heatsink allowing in-situ maintenance in a stackable module
Patent Number: 8,547,692

Inventors: El-Mahdy; Ahmed (Alexandria, EG), El-Shishiny; Hisham (Giza, EG)
Title: Selectively transforming a multi-dimensional array
Patent Number: 8,554,013

Inventors: Elder; David (Margate, FL), Bruno; Frank (Lake Worth, FL)
Title: Tamper resistant battery and battery warranty and performance tracking system
Patent Number: 7,598,700

Inventors: Eleftheriou; Maria (Mt. Kisco, NY), Fitch; Blake G. (White Plains, NY), Germain; Robert S. (Larchmont, NY), Rayshubskly; Aleksandr (Pleasantville, NY), Ward; T. J. Chris (Hampshire, GB)
Title: Multi-dimensional transform for distributed memory network
Patent Number: 8,549,058

Inventors: Elendt; Harald (Altendorf, DE), Nendel; Andreas (Hessdorf, DE)
Title: Valve drive of an internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 8,544,430

Inventors: Elkington; Mark (Tuen Mun, HK)
Title: Snowboard binding
Patent Number: 8,544,870

Inventors: Elzur; Uri (Irvine, CA), Fan; Frankie (Diamond Bar, CA), Lindsay; Steven B. (Mission Viejo, CA), McDaniel; Scott S. (Villa Park, CA)
Title: System and method for TCP/IP offload independent of bandwidth delay product
Patent Number: 8,549,152

Inventors: Endo; Takao (Tokyo, JP), Nakano; Yuzo (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Transmission type screen, image display method for transmission type screen, and projection display apparatus
Patent Number: 8,553,325

Inventors: Enzelberger; Markus (Munich, DE)
Title: Production of oligoclonal mixtures of immunoglobulins in single cells
Patent Number: 8,551,733

Inventors: Errico; Joseph P. (Green Brook, NJ), Dudasik; Michael W. (Nutley, NJ), Zubok; Rafail (Midland Park, NJ)
Title: Intervertebral spacer device having an articulation member and housing
Patent Number: 8,545,564

Inventors: Estakhri; Petro (Pleasanton, CA), Iman; Berhanu (Sunnyvale, CA), Ganjuei; Ali (San Ramon, CA)
Title: Memory block identified by group of logical block addresses, storage device with movable sectors, and methods
Patent Number: 8,554,985

Inventors: Eun; Hee Seok (Hwaseong-si, KR), Kim; Jae Hong (Seoul, KR), Cho; Kyoung Lae (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Method of reading data in non-volatile memory device, and device thereof
Patent Number: 8,547,752

Inventors: Evans; Gregory M. (Raleigh, NC), Roberts; Thomas A. (Fuquay-Varina, NC), Evans; James (Apex, NC)
Title: RDMA based real-time video client playback architecture
Patent Number: 8,549,091

Inventors: Evans; Scott (Burnt Hills, NY), Hartman; Michael (Clifton Park, NY), Pearlman; Marc (Clifton Park, NY)
Title: Antenna management system
Patent Number: 8,547,948

Inventors: Ewers; Kevin Wayne (Corpus Christi, TX)
Title: System for applying metal particulate with hot pressurized air using a venturi chamber and a helical channel
Patent Number: 8,544,408

Inventors: Ewing; Carrel W. (Reno, NV), Auclair; Brian P. (Reno, NV), Cleveland; Andrew J. (Reno, NV), Maskaly; James P. (Sparks, NV), McGlumphy; Dennis W. (Sun Valley, NV), Bigler; Mark J. (Eugene, OR)
Title: Network remote power management outlet strip
Patent Number: 8,549,062

Inventors: Faber; Eric Brett (Lexington, KY)
Title: Gate stabilizer
Patent Number: 8,544,149

Inventors: Faber; Robert Branch (Nashville, TN), Arjomand; Ataullah (Bellevue, WA)
Title: Body trauma analysis method and apparatus
Patent Number: 8,556,831

Inventors: Fabris; James D. (Carmel, IN), Volovic; Gregory S. (Carmel, IN), Gross; Frederick W. (Carmel, IN)
Title: Laptop-based machine control simulator
Patent Number: 8,545,233

Inventors: Fahl; Joerg (Wolfsburg, DE), Gruenleitner; Holger (Ingolstadt, DE), Schenker; Mario (Ingolstadt, DE), Iyer; Ramnath N. (Richmond, VA)
Title: Method for lubricating a clutch-only automatic transmission component requiring lubrication
Patent Number: 8,546,311

Inventors: Fairhurst; John Robert (Plaistow, NH), Krampert; Jeffrey E. (Topsfield, MA), Hertel; Richard J. (Boxford, MA)
Title: Method and apparatus for manipulating a substrate
Patent Number: 8,550,520

Inventors: Fan; Chen-Lu (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Computer rack
Patent Number: 8,556,357

Inventors: Fan; Chen-Lu (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Rack for electronic apparatus
Patent Number: 8,544,860

Inventors: Fan; Chen-Lu (Tu-Cheng, TW), Liang; Jing-Chao (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Server rack
Patent Number: 8,544,967

Inventors: Fan; Long-Sheng (San Jose, CA)
Title: CMOS-compatible movable microstructure based devices
Patent Number: 8,552,464

Inventors: Farco; Joseph (Hoboken, NJ)
Title: Medicine discriminator
Patent Number: 8,556,078

Inventors: Feiweier; Thorsten (Poxdorf, DE), Huwer; Stefan (Erlangen, DE)
Title: Method and magnetic resonance system to correct distortions in image data
Patent Number: 8,548,217

Inventors: Feldmeier; Daniel R. (Waunakee, WI), Poei; Metty (Wilmette, IL), Lamp; Mary Amanda (Waunakee, WI), Lawless; Brian Patrick (Hawthorn Woods, IL), Smith; David J. (Needham, MA), Dickinson; Edward L. (Littleton, MA), Coppola; Patsy Anthony (Bedford, MA), Guerrera; Stephen K. (Holliston, MA), Andrews; Robert Reid (Norfolk, MA)
Title: Food package for segregating ingredients of a multi-component food product
Patent Number: 8,551,545

Inventors: Felker; David L. (Escondido, CA), Winfield; Douglas C. (Madison, AL), Lee; Rocky (Philadelphia, PA)
Title: Low lift golf ball
Patent Number: 8,550,937

Inventors: Felker; David L. (Escondido, CA), Winfield; Douglas C. (Madison, AL), Lee; Rocky (Philadelphia, PA)
Title: Low lift golf ball
Patent Number: 8,550,938

Inventors: Feller; Murray F (Micanopy, FL)
Title: Vortex flowmeter
Patent Number: 8,544,342

Inventors: Feng; Derek D. (Tucson, AZ)
Title: Quantum theory-based continuous precision NMR/MRI: method and apparatus
Patent Number: 8,552,724

Inventors: Feng; Duan (Overseas China Town, Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Handheld magnifying device incorporating a circular array of light emitting diodes
Patent Number: 7,599,135

Inventors: Ferber; Ralf (Horsham, GB)
Title: Processing seismic data
Patent Number: 8,547,792

Inventors: Fermann; Martin E. (Ann Arbor, MI), Harter; Donald J. (Ann Arbor, MI)
Title: Environmentally stable passively modelocked fiber laser pulse source
Patent Number: 8,548,014

Inventors: Fernandes; Edson Rosa (Curitiba, BR)
Title: Toy with built-in school pencil case
Patent Number: 8,545,285

Inventors: Fernandez; Dennis S. (Atherton, CA), Hu; Irene Y. (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Integrated vehicular sensor and messaging system and method
Patent Number: 7,599,995

Inventors: Ferraiolo; Lori (New Haven, CT)
Title: Backpack with integral umbrella
Patent Number: 8,556,141

Inventors: Fiegener; John D. (Marblehead, MA), Tinstman; Michael David (Revere, MA), Armstrong; Daniel Richard (Marblehead, MA), Liteplo; William Paul (Cambridge, MA), Lohring; Chris (Salem, MA)
Title: Toy with memory and USB ports
Patent Number: 8,545,335

Inventors: Finsinger; Dirk (Darmstadt, DE), Buchstaller; Hans-Peter (Griesheim, DE), Burgdorf; Lars (Frankfurt am Main, DE), Wiesner; Matthias (Seeheim-Jugenheim, DE), Amendt; Christiane (Darmstadt, DE), Grell; Matthias (Darmstadt, DE), Sirrenberg; Christian (Darmstadt, DE), Zenke; Frank (Darmstadt, DE)
Title: Pyrrole derivatives
Patent Number: 7,598,274

Inventors: Fischer; Hubertus (Bamberg, DE), Heid; Oliver (Gunzenhausen, DE), Hergt; Martin (Chatelaine, CH)
Title: Radio-frequency coil arrangement
Patent Number: 7,598,740

Inventors: Fischer; Ulrich (Moembris, DE)
Title: Stable aqueous silica dispersions
Patent Number: 8,545,618

Inventors: Fisenko; Vladimir V. (St. Petersburg, RU)
Title: Device for preparation of water-fuel emulsion
Patent Number: 8,550,693

Inventors: Fisenko; Vladimir Vladimirovich (St. Petersburg, RU)
Title: Apparatus for combustion products utilization and heat generation
Patent Number: 8,551,222

Inventors: Fitzpatrick; Richard M. (Longmont, CO), Mayberry; Michael T. (Denver, CO), Nakayama; Brian L. (Lakewood, CO), Nakayama; Eric S. (Boulder, CO)
Title: Threading device for a mesh style equipment vest
Patent Number: 8,544,704

Inventors: Fleig; Viola (Pfeffikon, CH), Von Gellhorn; Edgar (Sins, CH), Guldenfels; Dieter (Pfeffingen, CH)
Title: Continuous conveyor belt
Patent Number: 8,544,637

Inventors: Flur; Shaked (Misgav, IL), Nevo; Ziv (Yokneam Ilit, IL)
Title: Detection of design redundancy
Patent Number: 8,554,522

Inventors: Forest; Joseph (Edmonton, CA)
Title: Putting practice device
Patent Number: 8,556,743

Inventors: Foss; Richard C. (Calabogie, ON., CA), Gillingham; Peter B. (Kanata, CA), Allan; Graham (Stittsville, CA)
Title: Delay locked loop implementation in a synchronous dynamic random access memory
Patent Number: 7,599,246

Inventors: Fox; Russell L. (Stuart, IA), Ross; Andrew Jon (Lisbon, IA), Graham; Geoffrey Ian (Waukee, IA), Henke; Gary Edward (Marshall, MO), Lee; Travis J. (Hanston, KS), Verde Chifflet; Luis A. (Johnston, IA), Helland; Sara Jane (Adel, IA)
Title: Maize variety hybrid X13B632
Patent Number: 8,552,277

Inventors: Fox; William G. (White Plains, KY)
Title: Non-tensionable cable bolt apparatus and related method
Patent Number: 8,550,751

Inventors: Frank; Michael L. (Los Gatos, CA)
Title: High value resistors in gallium arsenide
Patent Number: 8,546,884

Inventors: Frankenberger; Eckart (Hamburg, DE), Konstanzer; Peter (Taufkirchen, DE)
Title: Structure element for an aircraft
Patent Number: 7,598,657

Inventors: Freer; Erik M. (Campbell, CA), de Larios; John M. (Palo Alto, CA), Mikhaylichenko; Katrina (San Jose, CA), Ravkin; Michael (Sunnyvale, CA), Korolik; Mikhail (San Jose, CA), Redeker; Fred C. (Fremont, CA), Thomas; Clint (Milpitas, CA), Parks; John (Hercules, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for removing contamination from substrate
Patent Number: 8,555,903

Inventors: Frei; Christian (Oberriet, CH), Mikirozis; Konstantin (Appenzell, CH)
Title: Dosing device for a beverage dispensing system
Patent Number: 8,544,697

Inventors: Freije; Wadiha (Forest Park, IL), Nusskern; Deborah (Forest Park, IL)
Title: Materials and method for assaying for methylation of CpG islands associated with genes in the evaluation of cancer
Patent Number: 8,546,078

Inventors: French; Joe (Cedar Rapids, IA)
Title: Defective wheel bearing detection device
Patent Number: 8,555,723

Inventors: Freyman; Toby (Waltham, MA), Mickley; Tim (Corcoran, MN), Cheng; Ruth (Watertown, MA)
Title: Methods and devices for local therapeutic agent delivery to heart valves
Patent Number: 8,556,880

Inventors: Friedlander; Steven (San Diego, CA), Ho; Tracy (San Diego, CA), Nishikawa; Yuko (La Jolla, CA), Yeh; Sabrina (Laguna Beach, CA), Yi; Hyehoon (Escondido, CA)
Title: Interactive access to media or other content related to a currently viewed program
Patent Number: 8,555,167

Inventors: Friend; James (Victoria, AU), Yeo; Leslie (Victoria, AU), Yan; Bernard (Toorak, AU)
Title: Navigable system for catheter based endovascular neurosurgery
Patent Number: 8,551,041

Inventors: Fu; Ying-Bin (Shenzhen, CN), Feng; Lan-Yi (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Memory power supply control circuit
Patent Number: 8,555,092

Inventors: Fuehrer; Thomas (Blomberg, DE)
Title: Housing assembly
Patent Number: 8,550,275

Inventors: Fujdala; Kyle L. (San Jose, CA), Chomitz; Wayne A. (Oakland, CA), Zhu; Zhongliang (San Jose, CA), Kuchta; Matthew C. (San Francisco, CA), Huang; Qinglan (Niskayuna, NY)
Title: Methods for photovoltaic absorbers with controlled group 13 stoichiometry
Patent Number: 8,545,734

Inventors: Fujibe; Tasuku (Tokyo, JP), Nagata; Yoshihito (Tokyo, JP), Suda; Masakatsu (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor circuit with load balance circuit
Patent Number: 8,555,098

Inventors: Fujimura; Kazuya (Osaka, JP), Uchida; Osamu (Kanagawa, JP), Kobayashi; Yutaka (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Electronic device, password deletion method, and program
Patent Number: 8,549,311

Inventors: Fujisaki; Iwao (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Communication device
Patent Number: 8,554,269

Inventors: Fujisawa; Hirotoshi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Display device, display method, and program
Patent Number: 7,600,189

Inventors: Fujisawa; Toshio (Kanagawa, JP), Kasami; Hideo (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Semiconductor integrated circuit for generating clock signal(s)
Patent Number: 8,552,784

Inventors: Fujishima; Yoshikazu (Osaka, JP)
Title: Electronic device with main microcomputer and sub microcomputer
Patent Number: 8,549,188

Inventors: Fujita; Goro (Osaka, JP)
Title: Power supply apparatus
Patent Number: 8,547,054

Inventors: Fujita; Hiroshi (Kawasaki, JP), Tajima; Yoshiharu (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Base station apparatus, mobile communication system and priority setting method
Patent Number: 8,547,930

Inventors: Fujita; Remi (Tokyo-to, JP), Nishida; Tomonori (Tokyo-to, JP), Tezuka; Masato (Tokyo-to, JP), Kawahara; Makiko (Tokyo-to, JP)
Title: Ink-jet ink composition for color filter, color filter, method for producing a color filter, and liquid crystal display device
Patent Number: 8,553,180

Inventors: Fujita; Sadao (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus that adopts image density control with density sensors
Patent Number: 8,554,093

Inventors: Fujito; Kenji (Ibaraki, JP), Kubo; Shuichi (Ibaraki, JP), Mashige; Yoko (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Nitride semiconductor crystal and its production method
Patent Number: 8,545,626

Inventors: Fukuda; Junya (Chiba, JP)
Title: Piezoelectric vibrator, method of manufacturing piezoelectric vibrator, oscillator, electronic equipment and radio-controlled timepiece
Patent Number: 8,552,805

Inventors: Fukuda; Kazuhiro (Kanagawa, JP), Maruyama; Tetsuo (Tokyo, JP), Tambata; Ippei (Kanagawa, JP), Kawamura; Daisuke (Tokyo, JP), Honjo; Asako (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Information providing system, information receiving apparatus, information providing apparatus, information providing method and program
Patent Number: 8,554,752

Inventors: Fukuda; Koichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Localized plasmon resonance sensor
Patent Number: 7,599,066

Inventors: Fukuoka; Junya (Toyama, JP)
Title: Process of fabricating tissue array
Patent Number: 8,551,922

Inventors: Fukutome; Hidenobu (Kawasaki, JP), Momiyama; Youichi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Manufacturing method of semiconductor device with amorphous silicon layer formation
Patent Number: 8,546,247

Inventors: Fuller; Anthony (Sacramento, CA)
Title: Articles of clothing with a bottle opener
Patent Number: 8,549,667

Inventors: Fuller; Wayne Frederick (Caringbah, AU)
Title: Positive displacement flow meter
Patent Number: 8,544,345

Inventors: Fuqua; Charles Louis (Woodbridge, VA), Kahre; Steven Scott (Spotsylvania, VA)
Title: Vehicle-mounted personnel access platform assembly
Patent Number: 8,555,770

Inventors: Furebring; Christina (Lund, SE), Rosen; Anna (S. Sandby, SE), Haraldsson; Karin (Lund, SE), Gustafsson; Erika (Bjarred, SE), Walse; Bjorn Ulrik (Lund, SE)
Title: Polypeptides and use thereof
Patent Number: 8,552,149

Inventors: Furlan; Giancarlo (Padova, IT)
Title: Power consumption economizer for refrigerating machines of the chiller type
Patent Number: 8,555,670

Inventors: Furneaux; Antony (Southampton, GB), Lubel; Gregory (Southampton, GB), Phillips; Anthony (Southampton, GB), Storey; Dominic (Hampshire, GB)
Title: Programmatic modification of a message flow during runtime
Patent Number: 8,549,539

Inventors: Furukawa; Hisao (Saitama, JP), Miyaguchi; Shoji (Chiba, JP)
Title: Terminal to-terminal communication connection control method using IP transfer network
Patent Number: 8,553,677

Inventors: Furukawa; Isao (Mito, JP), Hashimoto; Yasunobu (Kawasaki, JP), Sakita; Koichi (Chigasaki, JP)
Title: Plasma display apparatus with power recovery circuit
Patent Number: 8,553,025

Inventors: Furukawa; Naohiro (Tachikawa, JP), Ikeda; Hisashi (Kunitachi, JP), Konishi; Kosuke (Kokubunji, JP), Arai; Sunao (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Document management system and its method
Patent Number: 8,555,152

Inventors: Furukawa; Toru (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Composition for treatment of pancreatic cancer
Patent Number: 8,551,971

Inventors: Fusejima; Yasutoyo (Shinjuku-ku, JP), Nakamura; Takuya (Shinjuku-ku, JP), Terada; Takashi (Shinjuku-ku, JP), Isobe; Shigemi (Shinjuku-ku, JP)
Title: Pan coating apparatus
Patent Number: 8,555,805

Inventors: Gage; William A. (Stittsville, CA)
Title: Method and system for client context dissemination for web-based applications
Patent Number: 8,554,718

Inventors: Gainey; Kenneth M. (San Diego, CA), Proctor, Jr.; James A. (Melbourne Beach, FL)
Title: Interference cancellation repeater incorporating a non-linear element
Patent Number: 8,553,610

Inventors: Gall; Alexander A. (Woodinville, WA)
Title: Polar dyes
Patent Number: 8,546,590

Inventors: Galvin; Patric (Denver, CO), Kerstiens; Kenny (Denver, CO)
Title: Combination air pressure system and plasma ion gas generator system for turbocharged diesel engine
Patent Number: 8,544,452

Inventors: Ganesan; Raghuraman (San Ramon, CA), Yusuf; Am Moshtaque (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Hierarchical stress parameter annotation
Patent Number: 8,555,225

Inventors: Ganesh; Perinkulam I. (Round Rock, TX)
Title: Parallel checkpointing for migration of workload partitions
Patent Number: 8,549,532

Inventors: Gannot; Israel (Ramat-HaSharon, IL), Litvak; Dimitry (Tel-Aviv, IL), Zigel; Yaniv (Omer, IL)
Title: System for automatic fall detection for elderly people
Patent Number: 8,547,236

Inventors: Gao; Dong-Wei (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Buffer mechanism
Patent Number: 8,550,440

Inventors: Garcia; Enrique Q. (Oro Valley, AZ)
Title: Apparatus, system, and method for resetting and bypassing microcontroller stations
Patent Number: 8,555,042

Inventors: Garcia; Felipe A. (Panama City, FL), Reitmeyer; Gregory A. (Panama City, FL), Woodall; Robert C. (Panama City, FL)
Title: Propulsion defeating system
Patent Number: 8,552,282

Inventors: Garrastacho; Eddie (Miami, FL), Chuang; Steve Tzu-Hsiung (Kowloon, HK), Hussaini; Saied (Miami, FL)
Title: Method and system for automatically detecting a voltage of a battery
Patent Number: 8,552,690

Inventors: Gary; Daniel (Montingy le Bretonneux, FR), Chaffotte; Florent (Chattillon, FR), Gouhinec; Florence (Versailles, FR), Ridlova; Martina (Bourg la Reine, FR)
Title: Method for purifying an input mixture comprising carbon dioxide (CO.sub.2) and carbon monoxide (CO), to eliminate the carbon monoxide contained in said mixture
Patent Number: 8,551,436

Inventors: Gaskill; Robert D. (Bolingbrook, IL), DiSilvestro; Ernest (Itasca, IL)
Title: Vertical hung window shade assembly with roll up and side shifting dual panel or panels
Patent Number: 8,550,142

Inventors: Gautschi; Christian (Reinach, CH), Lehner; Michael (Granichen, CH)
Title: Switchable spray head
Patent Number: 8,550,380

Inventors: Geary; Stuart Ian (Fleet, GB), Tat; Nguyen Quan (Reading, GB), Bishop; Andrew (Guildford, GB), Charles; Graham Alexander (Fleet, GB), Jutila; Sami (Oulu, FI), Ruohonen; Jari Juhani (Tampere, FI)
Title: Wireless device, method of operation and computer program
Patent Number: 8,554,167

Inventors: Gelley; Scott (New York, NY)
Title: Stadium seating adjustable storage device
Patent Number: 8,544,944

Inventors: Geng; Chao (Wuhan, CN), Bin; Qiu-Hua (Wuhan, CN), Zhang; Xiang (Wuhan, CN)
Title: USB jack and USB plug
Patent Number: 8,556,663

Inventors: Geng; Zheng Jason (Rockville, MD)
Title: Non-imaging freeform optical device for use in a high concentration photovoltaic device
Patent Number: 8,553,338

Inventors: Gentles; Thomas A. (Algonquin, IL)
Title: Gaming machine having reduced-read software authentication
Patent Number: 7,600,108

Inventors: Gerschwiler Steck; Nancy J. (Califon, NJ), Steck; Paul K. (Califon, NJ)
Title: Personal hygiene storage unit
Patent Number: 8,550,296

Inventors: Gheorghiu; Valentin Alexandru (Tokyo, JP), Palanki; Ravi (San Diego, CA), Bhushan; Naga (San Diego, CA)
Title: Methods and systems for adaptive broadcasting and multicasting in a wireless network
Patent Number: 8,548,485

Inventors: Ghorbani; Ali-Akbar (Fredericton, CA), Nadjarbashi-Noghani; Mehran (Coquitlam, CA), Sadat-Kooch-Mohtasham; Seyed-Hossein (Vancouver, CA)
Title: High-level hypermedia synthesis for adaptive web
Patent Number: 8,549,497

Inventors: Ghosh; Tamal (Hopewell Junction, NY), Skinner; Malcolm (Bradford, GB), Luttikhedde; Tiina (Markelo, NL), Hossenlopp; Celine (Mulhouse, FR), Brauge; Laurent (Ribecourt-Dreslincourt, FR)
Title: Rheology modifiers for modifying the rheological behaviour of coating compositions
Patent Number: 8,552,132

Inventors: Giannetti; Fabio (Los Gatos, CA), Chatow; Ehud (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Method and article for providing layout flexibility
Patent Number: 8,547,588

Inventors: Gibbar; James M. (Colorado Springs, CO)
Title: Drink vessel holder
Patent Number: 8,550,289

Inventors: Giesbrecht; Garth R. (The Woodlands, TX), Boller; Timothy M. (Houston, TX), Voskoboynikov; Alexander Z. (Moscow, RU), Asachenko; Andrey F. (Chelyabinsk, RU), Nikulin; Mikhail V. (Moscow Region, RU), Tsarev; Alexey A. (Tula, RU)
Title: Catalyst compounds and use thereof
Patent Number: 8,546,501

Inventors: Gil; Jae-Hyoung (Seoul, KR), Jang; Jae-Hyuk (Seongnam-si, KR), Kundu; Arunabha (Suwon-si, KR), Kim; Sung-Han (Suwon-si, KR), Chae; Kyoungsoo (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Hydrogen generating apparatus and fuel cell power generation system controlling amount of hydrogen generation
Patent Number: 8,551,302

Inventors: Giles; Richard (Park City, UT)
Title: Asphalt repair system and method
Patent Number: 8,556,536

Inventors: Gillet; Denis (Octeville sur Mer, FR), Andreux; Patrice (Octeville sur Mer, FR), Muzzolini; Damien (Octeville sur Mer, FR)
Title: Device for conveying preforms in a heating unit
Patent Number: 8,544,632

Inventors: Gilmartin; Michael T. (Tuam, IE), Kiko; Frederick J. (Carlsbad, CA), Benjamin; Alan H. (Elfin Forest, CA)
Title: Form-less electronic device and methods of manufacturing
Patent Number: 7,598,837

Inventors: Gilpatrick; Richard J. (Whitewater, WI)
Title: Garden hose booster system
Patent Number: 8,544,496

Inventors: Girardet; Jean-Luc (San Diego, CA), Koh; Yung-Hyo (Irvine, CA), De La Rosa; Martha (Durham, NC), Hong; Zhi (Irvine, CA), Lang; Stanley (Laguna Niguel, CA)
Title: N[S(4-aryl-triazol-3-yl).alpha.-mercaptoacetyl]-p-amino benzoic acids as HIV reverse transcriptase inhibitors
Patent Number: 8,552,043

Inventors: Giri; Brij Pal (Sterling Heights, MI), Dagli; Dinesh (Troy, MI), Singh; Pritam (Troy, MI)
Title: Ultra-sensitive chemiluminescent substrates for enzymes and their conjugates
Patent Number: 8,546,150

Inventors: Giuliani; Germano (Siena, IT), Cappelli; Andrea (Siena, IT), Anzini; Maurizio (Siena, IT), Vomero; Salvatore (Siena, IT)
Title: Imidazo[1,2-.alpha.]pyrazin-3(7H)-one derivatives bearing a new electron-rich structure
Patent Number: 8,546,147

Inventors: Givon; Dor (Rishon-Lezion, IL), Elichai; Yoram (Ashdod, IL)
Title: Method system and associated modules and software components for providing image sensor based human machine interfacing
Patent Number: 8,548,258

Inventors: Gladwin; Mark T. (Pittsburg, PA), Kim-Shapiro; Daniel B. (Winston-Salem, NC), Patel; Rakesh P. (Hoover, AL), Kerby; Jeffrey (Birmingham, AL)
Title: Nitrite and nitrite-metheme therapy to detoxify stroma-free hemoglobin based blood substitutes
Patent Number: 8,551,536

Inventors: Glatzel; Michael (Wuppertal, DE), Kube; Jorg (Marl, DE), Rhode; Marc (Hamburg, DE), Seidel; Andreas (Duisburg, DE)
Title: Sensor arrangement including a bracket for mounting a probe
Patent Number: 8,544,352

Inventors: Goh; Kuan Eng Johnson (Singapore, SG), Troadec; Cedric (Singapore, SG)
Title: Drive system for hermetic applications and device having such drive system
Patent Number: 8,555,736

Inventors: Goldberg; Evgueni (Berkeley, CA), Gulati; Kanupriya (College Station, TX)
Title: Toggle equivalence preserving logic synthesis
Patent Number: 7,600,211

Inventors: Goldentouch; Lev (Rishon Lezion, IL)
Title: System, methods and applications for structured document indexing
Patent Number: 8,554,800

Inventors: Goldman; Ilan (Herzliya, IL)
Title: Door cylinder lock
Patent Number: 8,544,302

Inventors: Gomez; Marcelo Peregrina (Brusque, BR), Pessoa; Maicon (Brusque, BR)
Title: Belt tensioner with high damping rubber device
Patent Number: 8,545,351

Inventors: Goose; Stuart (Berkeley, CA), Kirsch; Jonathan (Menlo Park, CA)
Title: Replicated state machine utilizing view change protocol resilient to performance attacks
Patent Number: 8,549,142

Inventors: Gordon; Jeffrey D. (Cameron Park, CA), Fisher; Michael G. (Reno, NV), Johnson; Paul R. (Fairport, NY), Johannaber; Kenneth D. (Rancho Murieta, CA)
Title: Monolithic orthopedic implant with an articular finished surface
Patent Number: 8,556,972

Inventors: Gordon; Michael John (Farnham Royal, GB)
Title: Support member with a "squeeze to use" bottle of gel/liquid
Patent Number: 8,544,695

Inventors: Gordon; Peter J. (Salt Lake City, UT), Masner; Matthew (Kaysville, UT), Garrett; Therin (Mapleton, UT)
Title: Locking electrical socket
Patent Number: 8,545,251

Inventors: Gorgievski; Kire (Green Valley, AU)
Title: Refrigerator door locking assembly
Patent Number: 8,556,359

Inventors: Gorin; Fredric A. (Davis, CA), Nantz; Michael H. (Louisville, KY)
Title: Inhibitors of intracellular urokinase plasminogen activator and methods of use thereof
Patent Number: 8,546,322

Inventors: Gosine; Nigel (Calgary, CA)
Title: Guard and method of protecting food from germs and contamination
Patent Number: 8,544,112

Inventors: Goto; Fumihide (Naka-gun, JP)
Title: Communication apparatus, communication method, program and storage medium
Patent Number: 8,547,944

Inventors: Goto; Hiromitsu (Shizuoka, JP), Sugiki; Ryusuke (Shizuoka, JP), Aoi; Akira (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Rotating apparatus capable of improving the rotation reliability even after having been downsized, and method for manufacturing the rotating apparatus
Patent Number: 8,556,510

Inventors: Goto; Shisei (Tokyo, JP), Ooka; Yasunobu (Tokyo, JP), Okamoto; Kosuke (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Methods for determining the degree of deposition of contaminants
Patent Number: 8,551,292

Inventors: Gotoh; Hideru (Fukuoka, JP)
Title: Optical pickup actuator and optical disc driver using the same
Patent Number: 8,547,808

Inventors: Goutsu; Takayuki (Yokohama, JP), Kouno; Kenichi (Isehara, JP), Kubota; Masahiro (Yokohama, JP), Chai; Yuwun (Isehara, JP)
Title: Steering apparatus for vehicle
Patent Number: 8,544,592

Inventors: Gower; Barry P. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Gritter; Daniel S. (Wappingers Falls, NY), Manoni; Colette A. (Brewster, NY), Sykes; Matthew J. (Poughkeepsie, NY)
Title: Managing shared data objects to provide visibility to shared memory
Patent Number: 8,549,233

Inventors: Grabelsky; David A. (Skokie, IL), Homeier; Michael (Lake Forest, IL)
Title: Method and apparatus for PSTN-based IP active call recovery and re-routing
Patent Number: 8,547,967

Inventors: Grahl; Matthias (Munich, DE), Sage; Philippe (Lisle sur Tarn, FR), Bolkart; Alfred (Munich, DE), Leitgeb; Paul (Pullach, DE)
Title: Generating oxygen in hospitals
Patent Number: 8,557,025

Inventors: Grajcar; Zdenko (Crystal, MN)
Title: Current regulator apparatus and methods
Patent Number: 7,598,682

Inventors: Granat; Stanley M. (Baldwinsville, NY)
Title: Wide dynamic range, wide bandwidth, voltage to current converter
Patent Number: 8,547,141

Inventors: Graves; Alan F. (Kanata, CA), Cunningham; Ian M. (Burnstown, CA), Stark; Ryan (Ottawa, CA), Felske; Kent E. (Kanata, CA), Hobbs; Chris (Ottawa, CA), Watkins; John H. (Ottawa, CA)
Title: Communications network for a metropolitan area
Patent Number: 7,599,620

Inventors: Graves; Steven W. (Highland, UT), Thulin; Craig Dan (Lindon, UT), Esplin; Michael Sean (Salt Lake City, UT)
Title: Serum proteomics system and associated methods
Patent Number: 8,552,364

Inventors: Grcev; Snezana (Bergen op Zoom, NL), Hagenaars; Arno (Berendrect, NL)
Title: Flame-retardant polymer composition and article
Patent Number: 8,552,095

Inventors: Greenberg; Bertram M. (New York, NY)
Title: Method and apparatus for optimizing storage space
Patent Number: 8,556,355

Inventors: Greer; Les (Sandpoint, ID), Worthington; Brian (Dunellen, NJ), Cummings; Bruce (New York, NY)
Title: Multi-chambered container
Patent Number: 8,550,303

Inventors: Gregorich; Daniel (St. Louis Park, MN), Heidner; Matt (Maple Grove, MN), Eidenschink; Tracee (Wayzata, MN), Jennings; Adam (Buffalo, MN), Alkhatib; Yousef (Maple Grove, MN)
Title: Adjustable bifurcation catheter incorporating electroactive polymer and methods of makings and using the same
Patent Number: 8,556,955

Inventors: Greuel; Georg (Roetgen, DE)
Title: Sensing UV dosage of a fluid stream
Patent Number: 8,546,766

Inventors: Grice; Jonathan K. (Raleigh, NC), Parker; Emil P. (Youngsville, NC), Williams; Shelby H. (Raleigh, NC)
Title: Structure for removable processor socket
Patent Number: 8,545,258

Inventors: Grind; Steven M. (Seattle, WA)
Title: Exercise device with gliding footlink pivot guide
Patent Number: 8,556,779

Inventors: Grotzinger; Joachim (Altwittenbek, DE)
Title: Chimeric human beta defensins
Patent Number: 8,546,525

Inventors: Gruber; Patrick R. (Longmont, CO), Peters; Matthew W. (Highlands Ranch, CO), Griffith; Josefa M. (Englewood, CO), Obaidi; Yassin Al (Somerset, KY), Manzer; Leo E. (Wilmington, DE), Taylor; Joshua D. (Evergreen, CO), Henton; David E. (Midland, MI)
Title: Renewable compositions
Patent Number: 8,546,627

Inventors: Grunschlager; Frank (Feldkirchen, DE), Adamski; Martin (Munchen, DE), Oschinski; Andreas (Munchen, DE)
Title: Method and device for determining a characteristic property of an anatomical structure
Patent Number: 8,551,024

Inventors: Gruper; Shimon (Haifa, IL), Blumenfeld; Gil (Netanya, IL), Pritzker; Zeev (Tel Aviv, IL), Amor; Shlomi (Givatayim, IL)
Title: Network security server suitable for unified communications network
Patent Number: 8,555,394

Inventors: Gu; Junjie (Ottawa, CA), Gu; James (Ottawa, CA), Cheng; Ruiying (Ottawa, CA), Liu; Cunzhu (Hebei, CN), Li; Shengchang (Hebei, CN)
Title: Method and apparatus for waste heat recovery and absorption gases used as working fluid therein
Patent Number: 8,544,284

Inventors: Guan; Lijie (San Jose, CA), Dovek; Moris (San Jose, CA)
Title: Magnetic read-write head shield that prevents flux concentration at edges close to the ABS
Patent Number: 7,599,152

Inventors: Guang; Huang Tai (Guangzhou, CN), Wentink; Robert F. (Chicago, IL), Jie; Xia Ju (Wuxue, CN), Hua; Li Wen (Huayang Town, CN)
Title: Rapid charge lithium ion battery charger
Patent Number: 7,598,709

Inventors: Gudde; Nicholas John (Surrey, GB)
Title: Hydrogenation process
Patent Number: 8,552,234

Inventors: Guigne; Jacques (Paradise, CA)
Title: Enhanced wide area seabed analysis
Patent Number: 8,547,781

Inventors: Gullette; Jon Michael (Galveston, TX)
Title: Structural support column with base embedded within a foundation and method of forming
Patent Number: 8,544,227

Inventors: Gundy; Taylor (Woodland Hills, CA)
Title: Payment system for transactions benefitting charities
Patent Number: 8,554,679

Inventors: Gunji; Isao (Yamanashi, JP), Miyoshi; Hidenori (Yamanashi, JP), Itoh; Hitoshi (Yamanashi, JP)
Title: Film forming method and film forming apparatus
Patent Number: 8,551,565

Inventors: Guo; Katherine H. (Scotch Plains, NJ), Lumezanu; Cristian (Arlington, VA)
Title: Method and apparatus for reducing redundant traffic in communication networks
Patent Number: 8,548,012

Inventors: Guo; Ming-Lung (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Stopcock
Patent Number: 8,550,432

Inventors: Guo; Yimin (San Jose, CA), Wang; Po-Kang (San Jose, CA)
Title: Segmented magnetic shielding elements
Patent Number: 7,598,597

Inventors: Guo; Yu (Westford, MA), Lu; Qi (Beijing, CN), Zhu; Jin (ShangLuo, CN), Zuo; Zhi Bo (Beijing, CN)
Title: Method and apparatus for resorting a sequence of sorted strings
Patent Number: 8,549,023

Inventors: Gupta; Amul (Jamestown, NY), Winder; Stephen M. (Grand Island, NY)
Title: Fusion-cast refractory with high electrical resistivity
Patent Number: 7,598,195

Inventors: Gupta; Satish Chandra (Kerala, IN)
Title: Detecting dangling pointers and memory leaks within software
Patent Number: 8,549,503

Inventors: Gutteridge; Steven (Wilmington, DE), Caspar; Timothy (Yorklyn, DE), Cordova; Daniel (Hockessin, DE), Rauh; James J. (Conowingo, MD), Tao; Yong (Newark, DE), Wu; Lihong (Newark, DE)
Title: Isolation and use of ryanodine receptors
Patent Number: 8,551,694

Inventors: Haaf; Dietrich (Stuttgart, DE)
Title: Shuttle pallet for a storage system
Patent Number: 8,555,787

Inventors: Habu; Takashi (Ibaraki, JP), Asai; Fumiteru (Ibaraki, JP), Takahashi; Tomokazu (Ibaraki, JP), Imoto; Eiichi (Ibaraki, JP), Shimazaki; Yuta (Ibaraki, JP)
Title: Pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet for protecting semiconductor wafer
Patent Number: 8,546,958

Inventors: Hackett; Jeffrey K. (Benidict, MN), Rudd; Garry W. (Nevis, MN)
Title: Material handling apparatus and method for operating
Patent Number: 8,545,162

Inventors: Hafendorfer; Jim (Louisville, KY), Lyons; Matthew (Louisville, KY), Stout; Loren (Louisville, KY)
Title: Thermally efficient frames for use in construction of structures using insulated concrete forms (ICF) and methods for making and using same
Patent Number: 8,544,224

Inventors: Hafner; Craig (Lutherville, MD), Scarcia; Anthony (Lancaster, PA)
Title: Tool and process for handling pliant comestibles
Patent Number: 8,550,525

Inventors: Hagiwara; Tatsuki (Kobe, JP)
Title: Process for producing an optical film
Patent Number: 8,551,372

Inventors: Hagiwara; Yuichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Information processing apparatus and method of controlling power thereof
Patent Number: 8,555,090

Inventors: Hah; Jung-hwan (Hwaseong-si, KR), Chi; Sung-min (Hwaseong-si, KR), Kim; Kyoung-seon (Suwon-si, KR), Kim; Won-sun (Suwon-si, KR), Cho; Han-ku (Seongnam-si, KR), Choi; Sang-jun (Seoul, KR), Ryoo; Man-hyoung (Hwaseong-si, KR)
Title: Oligomer probe array and method of producing the same
Patent Number: 8,551,759

Inventors: Hah; Jung-hwan (Hwaseong-si, KR), Chi; Sung-min (Hwaseongi-si, KR), Kim; Kyoung-seon (Suwon-si, KR), Kim; Won-sun (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Oligomer probe array with improved signal-to-noise ratio fabrication method thereof
Patent Number: 8,546,130

Inventors: Hald; Jacob (Birkerod, DK), Madsen; Ole Dragsb.ae butted.k (Soborg, DK), Serup; Palle (Kobenhavn O, DK)
Title: DDR1-mediated cell purification of pancreatic endocrine cells through their progenitors
Patent Number: 8,551,779

Inventors: Halim; Rosliana (Notting Hill, AU), Harding; Michael (Notting Hill, AU), Hufton; Richard (Notting Hill, AU), Morton; Craig James (Notting Hill, AU), Jahangiri; Saba (Notting Hill, AU), Pool; Brett Raymond (Notting Hill, AU), Jeynes; Tyrone Pieter (Notting Hill, AU), Draffan; Alistair George (Notting Hill, AU), Frey; Barbara (Notting Hill, AU), Lilly; Michael John (Notting Hill, AU)
Title: Viral polymerase inhibitors
Patent Number: 8,546,389

Inventors: Hall; David R. (Provo, UT), Durrand; Christopher (Provo, UT), Turner; Paula (Provo, UT), Fox; Joe (Provo, UT)
Title: System and method for wirelessly communicating with a downhole drill string
Patent Number: 7,598,886

Inventors: Hall; Thomas A. (Oceanside, CA), Sampath; Rangarajan (San Diego, CA), Harpin; Vanessa (San Diego, CA), Hofstadler; Steven A. (Vista, CA), Jiang; Yun (Carlsbad, CA)
Title: Methods for identification of sepsis-causing bacteria
Patent Number: 8,546,082

Inventors: Hamamatsu; Tatsuo (Yokohama, JP), Ono; Hideki (Yokohama, JP), Iguchi; Yasutoshi (Yokohama, JP), Iki; Hideshi (Yokohama, JP), Kinoshita; Yoshihiko (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Process for producing hydrocarbon oil
Patent Number: 8,551,325

Inventors: Hamano; Hideyuki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Image pickup apparatus and control method thereof
Patent Number: 8,547,474

Inventors: Hampden-Smith; Mark J. (Albuquerque, NM), Kodas; Toivo T. (Albuquerque, NM), Powell; Quint H. (Albuquerque, NM), Skamser; Daniel J. (Albuquerque, NM), Caruso; James (Albuquerque, NM), Chandler; Clive D. (Portland, OR)
Title: Palladium-containing particles, method and apparatus of manufacturing palladium-containing devices made therefrom
Patent Number: 7,599,165

Inventors: Han; Jung Gwan (Gumi-si, KR)
Title: Scan driving control of a plasma display according to a predetermined data pattern
Patent Number: 7,598,931

Inventors: Han; Wei (West Chester, PA), Egbertson; Melissa (Ambler, PA), Wai; John S. (Harleysville, PA), Zhuang; Linghang (Chalfont, PA), Ruzek; Rowena D. (North Wales, PA), Perlow; Debra S. (East Greenville, PA), Cameron; Mark (Brick, NJ), Foster; Bruce S. (Scoth Plains, NJ), Dolling; Ulf H. (Westfield, NJ), Hoerrner; R. Scott (Westfield, NJ), Pye; Philip J. (Guttenberg, NJ), Angelaud; Remy (Union, NJ), Mancheno; Danny E. (Rego Park, NY), Askin; David (Warren, NJ)
Title: HIV integrase inhibitors
Patent Number: 7,598,264

Inventors: Han; Wen-Du (Kunshan, CN), Yao; Wei (Kunshan, CN), Tsao; Pei (La Harbra, CA)
Title: Optical-electrical hybrid transmission cable
Patent Number: 8,554,034

Inventors: Hanahan; Douglas (San Francisco, CA), Ruoslahti; Erkki (Rancho Santa Fe, CA), Joyce; Johanna A. (New York, NY), Laakkonen; Pirjo (Helsinki, FI)
Title: Molecules that selectively home to vasculature of premalignant or malignant lesions of the pancreas and other organs
Patent Number: 7,598,341

Inventors: Handa; Toshiyuki (East Liberty, OH)
Title: Control device for controlling drive force that operates on vehicle
Patent Number: 8,554,435

Inventors: Handa; Toshiyuki (East Liberty, OH)
Title: Control device for controlling drive force that acts on vehicle
Patent Number: 8,548,642

Inventors: Hangleiter; Eugen (Hermaringen, DE)
Title: Chuck for a tubular body
Patent Number: 8,556,554

Inventors: Hanson; Scott M. (Minneapolis, MN), Dobrovolny; Walter (St. Paul, MN), Stone; Jeffrey R. (Chaska, MN)
Title: Rotational atherectomy device with pre-curved drive shaft
Patent Number: 8,551,128

Inventors: Hardacker; Robert (Escondido, CA), Unger; Robert (El Cajon, CA)
Title: Apparatus and method for communications via multiple millimeter wave signals
Patent Number: 7,598,923

Inventors: Harper; William A. (Redmond, WA)
Title: Dispensing channel pump
Patent Number: 8,556,128

Inventors: Harris; J. Milton (Huntsville, AL), Veronese; Francesco M. (Padua, IT), Caliceti; Paolo (Padua, IT), Schiavon; Oddone (Padua, IT)
Title: Multi-armed, monofunctional, and hydrolytically stable derivatives of poly(ethylene glycol) and related polymers for modification of surfaces and molecules
Patent Number: 8,546,493

Inventors: Harris; Jerry (Burbank, WA)
Title: Three-point front hitch mountable to the frame of an agricultural tractor
Patent Number: 8,555,995

Inventors: Hartmann; Rolf (Saarbrucken, DE), Frotscher; Martin (Sulzbach, DE), Oberwinkler; Sandrine (Blieskastel, DE), Ziegler; Erika (Volklingen, DE), Messinger; Josef (Hannover, DE), Thole; Heinrich-Hubert (Hannover, DE)
Title: 17Beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1 inhibitors for the treatment of hormone-related diseases
Patent Number: 8,546,392

Inventors: Hartung; Markus (Hunfeld, DE), Kruse; Christof (Wenden, DE)
Title: Bottom preventer for use in a drilling system
Patent Number: 8,556,004

Inventors: Hasegawa; Hideaki (Tokyo, JP), Funabashi; Masaki (Tokyo, JP), Yokouchi; Noriyuki (Tokyo, JP), Yoshida; Junji (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor optical amplifier
Patent Number: 8,547,631

Inventors: Hasegawa; Kazuhide (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Printing system, image forming apparatus, information processing apparatus, and printing method
Patent Number: 8,553,268

Inventors: Hasegawa; Teruyuki (Saitama-Ken, JP), Hasegawa; Toru (Saitama-Ken, JP)
Title: Communication system
Patent Number: 7,599,368

Inventors: Hashimoto; Naotaka (Koganei, JP), Hoshino; Yutaka (Higashimurayama, JP), Ikeda; Shuji (Koganei, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing semiconductor integrated circuit device having capacitor element
Patent Number: 7,598,558

Inventors: Hashimoto; Nobuaki (Suwa, JP)
Title: Electronic component and semiconductor device, method of fabricating the same, circuit board mounted with the same, and electronic appliance comprising the circuit board
Patent Number: 7,598,619

Inventors: Hashimoto; Ryuji (Hamamatsu, JP)
Title: Pedal device for electronic percussion instrument
Patent Number: 8,546,676

Inventors: Hashimoto; Takashi (Kanuma, JP), Zhu; Yunfei (Kanuma, JP)
Title: Cable assembly
Patent Number: 8,552,295

Inventors: Hashimoto; Takeshi (Tokyo, JP), Nashida; Tatsushi (Kanagawa, JP), Kobayashi; Motoki (Chiba, JP)
Title: Method of zoom and fade transitioning between layers of information screens
Patent Number: 7,600,192

Inventors: Hashimoto; Yoshitaka (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Imaging apparatus
Patent Number: 7,598,978

Inventors: Hatsukade; Yoshimi (Toyohashi, JP), Tanaka; Saburo (Toyohashi, JP), Kanai; Sho (Toyohashi, JP)
Title: SQUID magnetic sensor
Patent Number: 8,548,542

Inventors: Hatula; Ari Petteri (Oulu, FI), Lehtonen; Mika Tapani (Oulu, FI)
Title: Memory controller and methods
Patent Number: 8,549,234

Inventors: Hauttmann; Stefan (Buchholz, DE), Terletska; Zoryana (Hamburg, DE)
Title: Electron source and cathode cup thereof
Patent Number: 8,548,124

Inventors: Havewala; Sarosh Cyrus (Redmond, WA), Christiansen; Neal R. (Bellevue, WA), Kalach; Ran (Bellevue, WA), Thind; Ravinder S. (Kirkland, WA), Moon; Jeremiah J. (Glenview, IL)
Title: Method and system applying policy on screened files
Patent Number: 7,599,907

Inventors: Hawkins; Michael J. (Ambler, PA), Greco; Michael N. (Lansdale, PA), Powell; Eugene (Pipersville, PA), de Garavilla; Lawrence (Downingtown, PA), Maryanoff; Bruce E. (Forest Grove, PA)
Title: Method of treating asthma
Patent Number: 8,546,358

Inventors: Hayakawa; Michihiko (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Vehicle headlamp apparatus
Patent Number: 8,552,648

Inventors: Hayashi; Morihiko (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Display generation device, display generation method, program, and content download system
Patent Number: 8,555,175

Inventors: Hayashi; Motoshi (Toyota, JP), Kawahara; Masahiro (Toyota, JP), Futamura; Ken-ichirou (Toyota, JP), Inaguma; Toshiaki (Toyota, JP), Shibata; Makoto (Toyota, JP)
Title: Sliding bearing and method of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 8,545,102

Inventors: Hayashida; Shinsuke (Tochigi, JP)
Title: Radiographic apparatus and radiographic method
Patent Number: 7,599,541

Inventors: He; Jianqiang (San Diego, CA), Igartua; Fernando (San Diego, CA), Kumar; Gaurav (San Diego, CA)
Title: Apparatus and method for improving WLAN spectrum efficiency and reducing interference by flow control
Patent Number: 8,547,941

Inventors: Hedberg; Herbert J. (N. Attleboro, MA)
Title: Accelerated evaporation process and apparatus utilizing re-circulating loops
Patent Number: 8,555,520

Inventors: Hedberg; Herbert J. (N. Attleboro, MA)
Title: Process and apparatus to automatically refill evaporation apparatus
Patent Number: 8,556,792

Inventors: Hedstrom; Kristen K. (Orlando, FL), Palm; Mark E. (Orlando, FL), Welch; Rodney M. (Jackson, TN)
Title: Rapid heat system for a multi-tub dishwasher
Patent Number: 8,551,255

Inventors: Heigl; Horst (Villingen-Schwenningen, DE)
Title: Container closing device
Patent Number: 8,556,104

Inventors: Hein; Olaf (Mulheim an der Ruhr, DE), Minne; Michael (Voerde, DE)
Title: Temperature measuring device, gas turbine having a temperature measuring device and method for directly determining the temperature in a combustion chamber
Patent Number: 8,555,651

Inventors: Heinzelmann; Karl-Fritz (Meckenbeuren, DE)
Title: Device for reducing rattling noises in variable-speed transmissions
Patent Number: 8,555,738

Inventors: Henry; Paul Shala (Holmdel, NJ), Luo; Hui (Marlboro, NJ)
Title: Buffering packets destined for a mobile device while the mobile device moves from one network to another network to prevent handoff packet loss
Patent Number: 7,600,040

Inventors: Hentrich; Axel (Berlin, DE), Lederer; Christoph (Berlin, DE)
Title: Magazine for chain components for a chain with radiation sources and a system consisting of a chain component and a magazine for chain components for a chain with radiation sources
Patent Number: 8,545,377

Inventors: Heo; Seung-Jin (Seoul, KR), Jeong; Jay-Il (Seoul, KR), Kim; Il-Hwan (Seoul, KR), Hwang; In-Sik (Seoul, KR)
Title: Horizontal folding type sunroof apparatus
Patent Number: 8,550,533

Inventors: Hibino; Toshiharu (Tsu, JP)
Title: Gear transmission
Patent Number: 8,545,357

Inventors: Hicks; Raymond John (Llangammarch Wells, GB), Cunliffe; Frank (Chipping Campden, GB)
Title: Variable ratio transmission
Patent Number: 8,545,360

Inventors: Hicks; Ryan (Seattle, WA), Berg; Alex (Seattle, WA), Gershey; Simon (Seattle, WA), Apel; Steve (Seattle, WA)
Title: Representing editable attributes of embedded content
Patent Number: 8,555,200

Inventors: Higeta; Masanori (Kawasaki, JP), Suzuki; Kenji (Kawasaki, JP), Sasaki; Takatsugu (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Memory refreshing circuit and method for memory refresh
Patent Number: 8,549,366

Inventors: Higuchi; Kazunari (Yokosuka, JP), Moriyama; Takayoshi (Yokosuka, JP), Hashimoto; Sumio (Yokosuka, JP), Kumashiro; Shinichi (Yokosuka, JP)
Title: Power source unit and illumination device
Patent Number: 8,556,458

Inventors: Higuchi; Kenichi (Saitama, JP)
Title: Transmitting apparatus and method in mobile communications system
Patent Number: 8,548,090

Inventors: Hikichi; Toru (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Processor and method of control of processor
Patent Number: 8,549,228

Inventors: Hikmet; Rifat A. M. (Eindhoven, NL), Meijer; Eduard J. (Eindhoven, NL), Van Bommel; Ties (Horst, NL)
Title: Spectral detector
Patent Number: 8,552,374

Inventors: Hillebrand; Christa (Rottach-Weissach, DE)
Title: Corrective method for fingernails or toenails
Patent Number: 8,551,149

Inventors: Hinrichs; Petra (Bochum, DE), Lehmann; Kathrin (Leverkusen, DE), Ulrich-Brehm; Isabella (Ratingen, DE), Weyershausen; Bernd (Essen, DE)
Title: Hydroxyl-containing surfactants with low surface tension and their use thereof
Patent Number: 7,598,215

Inventors: Hirai; Jun (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image signal processing apparatus, image signal processing method, camera apparatus, image display apparatus, and image signal output apparatus
Patent Number: 8,548,272

Inventors: Hirakawa; Mitsuru (Osaka, JP)
Title: Radio communication device for performing communication using the OFDMA system
Patent Number: 8,553,670

Inventors: Hirano; Yuuichi (Tokyo, JP), Ipposhi; Takashi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device, SRAM and manufacturing method of semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,598,570

Inventors: Hirao; Takashi (Kochi, JP), Hiramatsu; Takahiro (Kochi, JP), Furuta; Mamoru (Kochi, JP), Furuta; Hiroshi (Kochi, JP), Matsuda; Tokiyoshi (Kochi, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device including active layer of zinc oxide with controlled crystal lattice spacing and manufacturing method thereof
Patent Number: 7,598,520

Inventors: Hiron; Frederic (Asse le Boisne, FR)
Title: Coffeemaker comprising a foam-making device
Patent Number: 8,549,990

Inventors: Hirshberg; Arnon (Haifa, IL)
Title: Method for direct bonding of metallic conductors to a ceramic substrate
Patent Number: 7,598,164

Inventors: Hjelm; Mikael (Vasteras, SE), Landmark; Joakim (Uppsala, SE), Schmid; Andreas (Duisburg, DE)
Title: Squaring loss inhibition for low signal levels in positioning systems
Patent Number: 8,547,950

Inventors: Ho; Tom (Vancouver, CA)
Title: Architecture for emulating an ethernet network interface card
Patent Number: 7,599,393

Inventors: Hoard; Douglas G. (Lexington, KY), Quinn; William M. (Lexington, KY), Travis; Amy D. (Arlington, MA)
Title: Utilizing social relationship information to discover a relevant active meeting
Patent Number: 8,549,414

Inventors: Hochberg; Robert (Merzhausen, DE), Becherer; Oliver (Schworstadt, DE), Schultz; Bernard (St. Louis, FR), Scheffler; Goetz (Grenzach-Wyhlen, DE), Schlatter; Rene (Lorrach, DE)
Title: Laundering process for whitening synthetic textiles
Patent Number: 8,556,993

Inventors: Hochstein; Peter A. (Troy, MI)
Title: Solar shield for LED light emitting assembly
Patent Number: 8,556,475

Inventors: Hodgson; Michael John (London, GB)
Title: Method and system of trading a standardized contract
Patent Number: 8,554,658

Inventors: Hodono; Masayuki (Ibaraki, JP)
Title: Manufacturing method of optical sensor module and optical sensor module obtained thereby
Patent Number: 8,548,285

Inventors: Hoering; Gerhard (Hagnau, DE), Miller; Martin (Immenstaad, DE)
Title: Arrangement of a gear shift fork in a transmission
Patent Number: 8,549,948

Inventors: Hoet; Rene (Maastricht, NL), Schoonbroodt; Sonia (Lixhe, BE), Ladner; Robert C. (Ijamsville, MD)
Title: Libraries and methods for isolating antibodies
Patent Number: 8,551,920

Inventors: Hoff; William T. (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Tool for adjusting military phone jack
Patent Number: 8,549,960

Inventors: Hoffjann; Claus (Hamburg, DE), Maibach; Markus (Hamburg, DE), Zierold; Wolfgang (Hamburg, DE)
Title: Double-walled floor segment for a means of locomotion for accommodating system components
Patent Number: 8,556,211

Inventors: Hofmann; Franz (Munich, DE), Luyken; Richard Johannes (Munich, DE), Roesner; Wolfgang (Ottobrunn, DE), Specht; Michael (Munich, DE), Staedele; Martin (Ottobrunn, DE)
Title: Semiconductor memory component with body region of memory cell having a depression and a graded dopant concentration
Patent Number: 7,598,543

Inventors: Hofstadler; Steven A. (Vista, CA), Drader; Jared J. (Carlsbad, CA), Gutierrez; Jose R. (San Marcos, CA), Bare; Rex O. (Lake Forest, CA), Miller; Robert D. (Costa Mesa, CA), Smith; Jeffrey C. (Costa Mesa, CA)
Title: Mixing cartridges, mixing stations, and related kits, systems, and methods
Patent Number: 8,550,694

Inventors: Hogan; Christine K (Topeka, KS)
Title: Protective eyewear
Patent Number: 8,556,413

Inventors: Hoki; Saori (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Ejection inspecting device, printer and ejection inspecting method
Patent Number: 8,544,979

Inventors: Holden; Carl L. (Big Flats, NY), Briggs; Scott M. (Horseheads, NY)
Title: Out-of-round container detection system and method
Patent Number: 8,548,771

Inventors: Holden; William R. (Sumrall, MS)
Title: Tree and post remover
Patent Number: 8,544,946

Inventors: Holmes; John (Waterloo, CA), Simoes; Felipe (Kitchener, CA), Hawker; Larry (Wateloo, CA)
Title: Display cover and case for a communication device
Patent Number: 8,553,874

Inventors: Holt; Keith W. (Wichita, KS), Stover; Jeremy (Wichita, KS), Delaney; Pamela (Wichita, KS), Ralston; Steven James (Wichita, KS)
Title: Devices and methods for matching link speeds between controllers and controlled devices
Patent Number: 7,599,392

Inventors: Holtz; Eric (Kirkland, WA), James; David (Bothell, WA), Healy; Michael (Redmond, WA)
Title: Method, system and apparatus for managing computer identity
Patent Number: 8,554,889

Inventors: Holzmuller; Manfred (Weingarten, DE), Cortellaro; Simone (Dusseldorf, DE), Juptner; Ulrich (Hilden, DE), Roth; Marcel (Dusseldorf, DE), Kuhm; Peter (Hilden, DE), Droniou; Patrick (Colombes, FR), Cziesla; Pamela (Stein-Neukirch, DE), Cortellaro; Giorgio (Dusseldorf, DE)
Title: Multi coated metal substrate and method for the production thereof
Patent Number: 8,545,967

Inventors: Hong; Sunkwang (Doylestown, PA)
Title: Method and system for processing and displaying video in three dimensions using a liquid crystal display
Patent Number: 8,547,418

Inventors: Hood; David (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Upstream fiber optic couplers and methods for power splitting passive optical networks
Patent Number: 8,554,028

Inventors: Hori; Chikahiro (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Takiba; Akira (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: CMOS logic integrated circuit
Patent Number: 8,547,139

Inventors: Hori; Masashi (Gifu, JP), Kobayashi; Kuniyuki (Gifu, JP), Saotome; Hiromi (Gifu, JP), Iwata; Masahiro (Gifu, JP)
Title: Composite speaker
Patent Number: 8,548,190

Inventors: Hori; Naoto (Shizuoka-Ken, JP), Hatanaka; Akimasa (Shizuoka-Ken, JP), Yagi; Toshiaki (Shizuoka-Ken, JP)
Title: Vehicle body frame of motorcycle
Patent Number: 8,550,200

Inventors: Hori; Yoshihiro (Gifu, JP), Takemura; Hiroshi (Aichi, JP), Yoshikawa; Takatoshi (Ogaki, JP), Hioki; Toshiaki (Ogaki, JP), Hatakeyama; Takahisa (Kawasaki, JP), Hasebe; Takayuki (Kawasaki, JP), Furuta; Shigeki (Kawasaki, JP), Takahashi; Masataka (Ishikawa, JP), Anazawa; Takeaki (Tokyo, JP), Tonegawa; Tadaaki (Kodaira, JP)
Title: Content data storage
Patent Number: 7,599,890

Inventors: Horikoshi; Kumiko (Tokyo, JP), Ichizawa; Yasushi (Tokyo, JP), Kakuta; Shigeyuki (Tokyo, JP), Nishida; Kazufumi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Multichannel photometric measurement apparatus
Patent Number: 8,547,544

Inventors: Horriat; Parviz R. (Mission Viejo, CA), Horriat; Jimmy B. (Mission Viejo, CA)
Title: Fuel injection flush tool
Patent Number: 8,551,260

Inventors: Horsch; John (New South Wales, AU), Knight; Simon Daniel Hardwicke (New South Wales, AU)
Title: Cuttable drilling tool, and a cuttable self drilling rock bolt
Patent Number: 8,556,542

Inventors: Hoshino; Masashi (Iizuka, JP), Hashimoto; Takashi (Fukuoka, JP), Tojima; Masayoshi (Kasuya-Gun, JP)
Title: Data-transceiving equipment, image processor, and image-processing method
Patent Number: 7,599,563

Inventors: Hosono; Hiroyuki (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Radio communication method, radio controller, network device, radio base station and concentrator
Patent Number: 8,547,934

Inventors: Hotokeishi; Kennichiro (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Network printing system, network printing device and network printing method
Patent Number: 7,599,077

Inventors: Hotto; Robert (Carlsbad, CA)
Title: System and method for extracting propulsion energy from motor vehicle exhaust
Patent Number: 8,544,578

Inventors: Hou; Chuen-Shu (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Loop heat pipe
Patent Number: 8,550,150

Inventors: Howard, Jr.; Edward George (Hockessin, DE)
Title: Protective articles containing N-halochitosan
Patent Number: 8,549,673

Inventors: Howell; David Edward (Virginia Beach, VA), Cancado; Alexandre Lopes (Norfolk, VA)
Title: Universal system, method and computer program product for determining a tennis player rating and ranking
Patent Number: 8,548,610

Inventors: Howes; James Royce (Hermon, ME), Anderson; Eric Donald (Winterport, ME), Fournier; Gregory Norman (Hermon, ME)
Title: Apparatus and method for turbine blade installation
Patent Number: 8,555,473

Inventors: Hsi; Mao-Shun (New Taipei, TW), Hwang; Yau-Shi (New Taipei, TW), Chang; Chih-Hao (New Taipei, TW), Chou; Chung-Chih (New Taipei, TW), Wang; Po-Nien (New Taipei, TW)
Title: HDMI and VGA compatible interface circuit
Patent Number: 8,553,156

Inventors: Hsiao; Cheng-Fang (Tu-Cheng, TW), Shih; Wun-Chang (Tu-Cheng, TW), Huang; Ching-Hsing (Tu-Cheng, TW), Hong; Chien-Long (Tu-Cheng, TW)
Title: Motor structure with built-in lens
Patent Number: 7,599,615

Inventors: Hsieh; Cheng-Enn (Taoyuan County, TW), Chen; Arbee (Taipei, TW)
Title: Systems and methods for discovering frequently accessed subtrees
Patent Number: 7,599,946

Inventors: Hsieh; Jui-Kun (Tu-Cheng, TW), Yang; Ho-Cheng (Tu-Cheng, TW)
Title: Connection assembly
Patent Number: 8,556,559

Inventors: Hsieh; Kuan-Hong (Tu-Cheng, TW)
Title: Apparatus and method for adjusting sound volume for televisions and other audio systems
Patent Number: 7,599,504

Inventors: Hsu; Chih-Kao (Taipei, TW)
Title: Steam generator
Patent Number: 8,554,063

Inventors: Hsu; Oscar K. (Chelmsford, MA), Lefevre; Paul (Topsfield, MA)
Title: Fabric containing non-crimped fibers and methods of manufacture
Patent Number: 8,546,260

Inventors: Hsu; Sheng Teng (Camas, WA), Lee; Jong-Jan (Camas, WA)
Title: Thin silicon-on-insulator double-diffused metal oxide semiconductor transistor
Patent Number: 7,598,128

Inventors: Hsu; Shih-Ping (Hsinchu, TW), Lien; Chung-Cheng (Hsinchu, TW), Chia; Kan-Jung (Hsinchu, TW), Chen; Shang-Wei (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Plate structure having chip embedded therein and the manufacturing method of the same
Patent Number: 7,598,610

Inventors: Hsu; Shou-Kuo (Shenzhen, CN), Li; Cheng-Shien (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: System and method for generating various simulation conditions for simulation analysis
Patent Number: 7,599,826

Inventors: Hsu; Wen-Hsien (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Rotating mechanism for printing apparatus
Patent Number: 8,544,152

Inventors: Hsu; Ying Wen (San Clemente, CA)
Title: Energy efficient micro combustion system for power generation and fuel processing
Patent Number: 8,546,680

Inventors: Hu; Michael W. (Portland, OR), Alleman; Andrew P. (Portland, OR)
Title: Stateless load balancer in a multi-node system for transparent processing with packet preservation
Patent Number: 8,553,552

Inventors: Hu; Tseng-Hsiang (Tu-Cheng, TW), Lin; Yeu-Lih (Tu-Cheng, TW), Tan; Li-Kuang (Tu-Cheng, TW)
Title: Light-emitting diode assembly and method of fabrication
Patent Number: 7,598,535

Inventors: Hu; Wei (Beijing, CN), Zhu; Zuoyan (Beijing, CN), Ma; Hong (Beijing, CN), Guan; Bo (Beijing, CN), Hu; Yuanlei (Beijing, CN), Lin; Zhongping (Beijing, CN)
Title: Recombinant gene which enhances the ability of fish to tolerate low dissolved oxygen stress and the use thereof
Patent Number: 8,546,644

Inventors: Hu; Xiu-Quan (Shenzhen, CN), Wu; Lin-Han (Shenzhen, CN), Hou; Li (Shenzhen, CN), Wang; Wei (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Retention device for data storage module
Patent Number: 8,547,690

Inventors: Huang; Chia-Hsin (Guishan Township, TW), Hsu; Chao-Jui (Guishan Township, TW), Kuo; Wun-Yuan (Guishan Township, TW), Chen; Wei-Yu (Guishan Township, TW), Chen; Yu-Yen (Guishan Township, TW), Yeoh; Sia-Mor (Guishan Township, TW)
Title: Distributive cache accessing device and method for accelerating to boot remote diskless computers
Patent Number: 8,549,274

Inventors: Huang; Chih-Yang (Hemei Township, Changhua County, TW)
Title: Chair having angle and tension adjusting functions
Patent Number: 8,556,345

Inventors: Huang; Chung-Chi (Taipei Hsien, TW), Yuan; Guang-Dong (Shenzhen, CN), Pan; Jian-Chun (Shenzhen, CN), Zhang; Wei-Min (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Switch-mode power supply
Patent Number: 7,598,627

Inventors: Huang; Fa-Sheng (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Connector test system
Patent Number: 8,547,129

Inventors: Huang; Kuan-Te (Taipei Hsien, TW), Han; Yung-Chang (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Apparatus for testing light transmission through lens
Patent Number: 7,599,049

Inventors: Huang; Ping-Wen (Taichung, TW)
Title: Tool bit holder
Patent Number: 8,550,471

Inventors: Huang; Tsung-Sheng (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Circuit board with higher current
Patent Number: 8,553,426

Inventors: Huang; Wen-Yi (Taipei, TW), Lin; Po-An (Taipei, TW), Yu; Kang-Yeh (Taipei, TW)
Title: Connection assembly for connecting bodies, and portable electronic apparatus and base using the same
Patent Number: 7,599,178

Inventors: Huang; Wu-Song (Brewster, NY), McIntyre; Gregory R. (Clifton Park, NY)
Title: Method for enhancing lithographic imaging of isolated and semi-isolated features
Patent Number: 8,546,069

Inventors: Huang; Yii-Feng (Tainan, TW)
Title: Plant culture apparatus
Patent Number: 8,544,208

Inventors: Hubbard; Milton Carter (Naperville, IL), Hoff; Brian Douglas (East Peoria, IL), Rettig; Mark Edward (East Peoria, IL), Juricak; Steven James (Yorkville, IL)
Title: CVT control system having variable power source speed
Patent Number: 8,554,428

Inventors: Hudnall; John Harrison (Franklin, TN)
Title: Multi-chamber timing for premature cardiac pacing
Patent Number: 7,599,739

Inventors: Hughes, Jr.; John P. (Farmington, MI)
Title: Ballistic construction panel
Patent Number: 8,544,240

Inventors: Humpston; Giles (Buckinghamshire, GB)
Title: Electrohydrodynamic device components employing solid solutions
Patent Number: 8,545,599

Inventors: Hung; Chun-Te (Yun-lin Hsien, TW), Liu; Chen-Tai (Yun-lin Hsien, TW), Liao; Cheng-Hao (Yun-lin Hsien, TW)
Title: Method and apparatus for smoke emitting golf ball
Patent Number: 8,556,747

Inventors: Hung; David T. (Redwood City, CA), Protter; Andrew Asher (Palo Alto, CA), Chakravarty; Sarvajit (Mountain View, CA), Jain; Rajendra Parasmal (Pune, IN)
Title: Bridged heterocyclic compounds and methods of use
Patent Number: 8,546,381

Inventors: Hung; Min-Hui (Hsinchu, TW), Luo; Chung-Chih (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Image processing circuit for processing image abnormality caused by power supply
Patent Number: 8,547,455

Inventors: Hunt; Christopher M. (Atlanta, GA)
Title: Fastener for cementitious materials
Patent Number: 8,556,558

Inventors: Hunter; Graham (Manchester, GB), Mulcahy; James (Manchester, GB)
Title: Mirroring virtual machines from a primary host to a secondary host
Patent Number: 8,549,210

Inventors: Hushek; Stephen G. (Wauwatosa, WI)
Title: Shielded movable door element of a multimodality medical suite
Patent Number: 8,555,578

Inventors: Hutchison; Gregory Leon (Shelbyville, KY)
Title: Maintenance station for an imaging apparatus
Patent Number: 8,556,378

Inventors: Huynh; Chi (San Dimas, CA)
Title: Beverage saver/pourer
Patent Number: 8,556,136

Inventors: Hwang; Chorng-Fure Robin (Thousand Oaks, CA), Moore; David (Oceanside, CA), Zeis; John (San Marcos, CA)
Title: Gas-pressured medication delivery device
Patent Number: 8,551,071

Inventors: Hwang; Sung-In (Yongin-si, KR), Lee; Yong-Jei (Seongnam-si, KR), Ahn; Jung-Chak (Suwon-si, KR), Ko; Ju-Hyun (Seongnam-si, KR)
Title: CMOS image sensor and method of driving the same
Patent Number: 7,598,481

Inventors: Hwu; Ruey-Jen (Salt Lake City, UT), Sadwick; Laurence P. (Salt Lake City, UT), Chern; Jehn-Huar (Salt Lake City, UT)
Title: Method of manufacturing a folded waveguide
Patent Number: 8,549,740

Inventors: Hyseni; Ervis (Ontario, CA)
Title: Electronic device case gripper
Patent Number: 8,550,317

Inventors: Iadonato; Shawn P (Seattle, WA), Magness; Charles L (Seattle, WA), Rosenberg; Gary (Danbury, CT), Scherer; Christina A (Seattle, WA), Guillaudeux; Thierry (Rennes, FR)
Title: Detection of mutations in a gene associated with resistance to viral infection, OAS1
Patent Number: 8,551,772

Inventors: Iasso; Anthony S. (Haymarket, VA)
Title: Systems and methods for secure watchlisting
Patent Number: 8,555,354

Inventors: Ibata; Eiichi (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Yang; Hyun Gi (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Vibration motor provided with a thin blocking body of a communtator's breakaway
Patent Number: 7,598,639

Inventors: Ichikawa; Makoto (Kagawa, JP), Ohashi; Naoto (Kagawa, JP)
Title: Wearing article with corrugated fasteners
Patent Number: 8,545,473

Inventors: Ichikawa; Ryoichi (Saitama, JP)
Title: Methods for manufacturing piezoelectric devices
Patent Number: 8,549,717

Inventors: Ichimaru; Yuji (Fukuoka, JP)
Title: Transfer apparatus
Patent Number: 8,554,359

Inventors: Ichinose; Akira (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device having sense amplifiers
Patent Number: 8,547,765

Inventors: Ichinose; Kimitaka (Mishima, JP), Kume; Takao (Yokohama, JP), Kadowaki; Hiroyuki (Mishima, JP), Nakai; Tomoaki (Numazu, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus using an electrophotographic system
Patent Number: 8,554,100

Inventors: Ide; Noriyuki (Tamana, JP), Matsumoto; Kazuo (Kikuchi-gun, JP)
Title: Optical disk device
Patent Number: 7,600,235

Inventors: Ide; Yoshiyuki (Kagoshima, JP), Kamei; Hidenori (Kagoshima, JP), Yonekura; Isamu (Kagoshima, JP), Obara; Kunihiko (Kagoshima, JP), Nakahara; Koichi (Kagoshima, JP), Nakatsu; Kouji (Kagoshima, JP), Tooya; Yoshirou (Kagoshima, JP), Kitazono; Toshirou (Kagoshima, JP), Maeda; Toshihide (Kagoshima, JP), Koya; Kenichi (Kagoshima, JP), Shirahata; Takahiro (Hyogo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor light-emitting device and manufacturing method of the same
Patent Number: 8,552,444

Inventors: Igarashi; Hironobu (Kawasaki, JP), Inoko; Katsutoshi (Kawasaki, JP), Kuroda; Yuji (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Mobile communication system in which communication resources are allocated based on traffic congestion
Patent Number: 7,599,695

Inventors: Iguchi; Shunsuke (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus, image processing method, program therefor, and medium storing program
Patent Number: 8,553,272

Inventors: Ihle; Hans (Giengen, DE), Mrzyglod; Matthias (Ulm, DE)
Title: Condenser/compressor fan control for refrigerator
Patent Number: 8,555,664

Inventors: Iijima; Jun (Kanagawa, JP), Hyodo; Yasuyoshi (Mie, JP), Kajita; Akihiro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Non-volatile memory device
Patent Number: 8,546,780

Inventors: Iijima; Tadashi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Method for manufacturing semiconductor device
Patent Number: 8,546,174

Inventors: Iikura; Takayuki (Kashiwa, JP)
Title: Belt driving unit and image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 8,554,121

Inventors: Iizuka; Hiroko (Hachioji, JP)
Title: Information processing apparatus and print control method
Patent Number: 8,553,251

Inventors: Iizuka; Hiroshi (Kawasaki, JP), Sakamoto; Takeshi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Optical transmission apparatus
Patent Number: 8,548,321

Inventors: Ika; Ravi (Southboro, MA), Duddala; Rudra (Westboro, MA), Narahari; Madu (Whitinsville, MA), James; Poladas (Worcester, MA), Balagani; Venkat (South Grafton, MA), Narasani; Murali (Westboro, MA), Belpu; Sreekanth (Westboro, MA), Bonala; Sudheer (Framingham, MA), Parvatham; Sasidhar (Westboro, MA), Jayaraman; Chandrasekar (Wesboro, MA), Sridhar; Karthik (Westboro, MA)
Title: Business process automation in a health plan organization
Patent Number: 8,548,832

Inventors: Ikeda; Hidehito (Kasugai, JP), Okado; Yoshio (Kasugai, JP)
Title: Rubber product and method for manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 7,598,311

Inventors: Ikegami; Masayuki (Atsugi, JP), Sato; Koichi (Atsugi, JP), Nakazawa; Ikuo (Zama, JP), Suda; Sakae (Sagamihara, JP), Tsubaki; Keiichiro (Atsugi, JP), Higashi; Ryuji (Atsugi, JP), Yamagishi; Keiko (Ebina, JP)
Title: Polymerizable compound, polymer compound, composition using the same, image-forming method, and image-forming apparatus
Patent Number: 7,598,332

Inventors: Ikegawa; Atsutoshi (Nagoya, JP), Matsusaka; Masanobu (Handa, JP)
Title: Water pump for vehicle
Patent Number: 8,545,191

Inventors: Ikesue; Shunichi (Tokyo, JP), Yasunaga; Takeshi (Tokyo, JP), Ohta; Makoto (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Wave power generator
Patent Number: 8,555,632

Inventors: Im; James S. (New York, NY)
Title: Systems and methods for preparation of epitaxially textured thick films
Patent Number: 8,557,040

Inventors: Imagawa; Seiji (Yokohama, JP), Ishikawa; Yoshinori (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Optical disk device
Patent Number: 8,547,809

Inventors: Imai; Kengo (Shizuoka-Ken, JP), Suzuki; Hidemi (Shizuoka-Ken, JP)
Title: Press molding die structure and method of press molding work
Patent Number: 8,544,312

Inventors: Imanishi; Shingo (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Pattern-formed substrate, pattern-forming method, and die
Patent Number: 8,545,969

Inventors: Imberi; Trent (Waconia, MN)
Title: Storage lift
Patent Number: 8,544,823

Inventors: Inaba; Kenichi (Tokyo, JP), Yoshikawa; Minoru (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device having power supply-side and ground-side metal reinforcing members insulated from each other
Patent Number: 8,547,705

Inventors: Infanger; Gerd (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Expected utility maximization in large-scale portfolio optimization
Patent Number: 8,548,890

Inventors: Inoue; Hiroto (Kyoto, JP), Okada; Hiroyasu (Hyogo, JP), Yamamoto; Tamotsu (Hyogo, JP), Sawada; Masaki (Osaka, JP), Kaizaki; Keiji (Osaka, JP)
Title: Multidirectional input device and electronic apparatus comprising it
Patent Number: 8,552,981

Inventors: Inui; Akira (Shizuoka, JP), Matsubara; Ryota (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Vehicle
Patent Number: 8,550,488

Inventors: Irion; Dawn (Knoxville, TN), Boyd; Tom (Knoxville, TN), Jones; Kevin David (Knoxville, TN), Boyd; Mark (Knoxville, TN), Boyd; Michael (Knoxville, TN)
Title: Computerized analysis of genetic profiles via internet portals
Patent Number: 8,554,695

Inventors: Ishibe; Yoshihiro (Tochigi, JP)
Title: Multi-beam optical scanning device
Patent Number: 7,598,974

Inventors: Ishii; Hiroshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus
Patent Number: 8,547,610

Inventors: Ishii; Kensuke (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Broadcast receiving apparatus, method for setting the same, and program for setting the same
Patent Number: 8,553,158

Inventors: Ishii; Kotaro (Tsukuba, JP), Kameda; Toshihiro (Tsukuba, JP)
Title: Eyeball tissue characteristic frequency measurement device and non-contact tonometer utilizing the same
Patent Number: 8,545,404

Inventors: Ishikawa; Masaaki (Tokyo, JP), Nakamura; Satoshi (Chiba, JP)
Title: Image processing device and method for determining image data processes based on additional information
Patent Number: 8,553,927

Inventors: Ishikawa; Masaaki (Tokyo, JP), Shimura; Hiroshi (Yokosuka, JP)
Title: Apparatus, method, and system of controlling setting information for confidential document
Patent Number: 8,549,021

Inventors: Islam; Tariqul (Germantown, MD), Carlson; John (Dulles, VA), Al-Mufti; Khalid (Sterling, VA), Hannan; Ariful (Sterling, VA)
Title: System and method of UMTS UE location using uplink dedicated physical control channel and downlink synchronization channel
Patent Number: 8,554,248

Inventors: Isobe; Hiroshi (Iwata, JP), Ozaki; Takayoshi (Iwata, JP)
Title: Flexible wire
Patent Number: 8,556,734

Inventors: Isobe; Yukio (Kanagawa, JP), Mae; Atsushi (Kanagawa, JP), Morimoto; Naoki (Tokyo, JP), Nagao; Kenichiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Editing device, editing method and editing program, and data processing device, data processing method and data processing program
Patent Number: 8,554,055

Inventors: Isom; Pamela K. (Highlands Ranch, CO)
Title: Modifying an information technology architecture framework
Patent Number: 8,549,509

Inventors: Isowaki; Yosuke (Yokohama, JP), Shirotori; Satoshi (Yokohama, JP), Kamata; Yoshiyuki (Tokyo, JP), Kimura; Kaori (Kawasaki, JP), Sakurai; Masatoshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Magnetic recording medium and method of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 8,551,348

Inventors: Itmec; Nihat (Cigil-Izmir, TR), Kars; A. Rifat (Cigil-Izmir, TR), Donald; Douglas (Edmond, OK)
Title: Dolly
Patent Number: 8,544,859

Inventors: Ito; Minoru (Shiga, JP)
Title: Semiconductor integrated circuit apparatus and electronic apparatus
Patent Number: 7,598,802

Inventors: Ito; Tomohiro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Headphone, electronic device, cord winding device, and cord winding method
Patent Number: 7,599,509

Inventors: Itoh; Kiyoo (Higashikurume, JP), Yamaoka; Masanao (Kodaira, JP)
Title: CMOS circuit and semiconductor device
Patent Number: 8,552,796

Inventors: Itoh; Masatoshi (Suntou-gun, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus provided with mechanism for cleaning image carrier
Patent Number: 8,548,341

Inventors: Iverson; David (Boca Raton, FL)
Title: Illuminated license plate holder
Patent Number: 8,544,198

Inventors: Iwamasa; Mikito (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Property extraction apparatus and method
Patent Number: 8,548,936

Inventors: Iwami; Masayuki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Nitride-based compound semiconductor and nitride-based compound semiconductor device
Patent Number: 8,552,531

Inventors: Iwamoto; Jun (Saitama, JP), Motohashi; Go (Saitama, JP), Mikami; Hitoshi (Saitama, JP), Ishimaru; Shinya (Saitama, JP), Wada; Katsuji (Saitama, JP)
Title: Exhaust purification device for internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 8,549,845

Inventors: Iwamura; Mikio (Yokohama, JP), Ishii; Minami (Yokohama, JP), Harada; Atsushi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: User apparatus, base station apparatus and method used in mobile communication system
Patent Number: 8,548,471

Inventors: Iwasaki; Yoshio (Ritto, JP), Mizumoto; Masako (Ritto, JP)
Title: Display strip and product assembly
Patent Number: 8,545,955

Inventors: Iwasawa; Takahiro (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Solid-state image pickup device
Patent Number: 8,547,458

Inventors: Izumi; Tetsuro (Fukuoka, JP), Kouno; Dai (Fukuoka, JP)
Title: Movable body system
Patent Number: 8,548,665

Inventors: Izutani; Seiji (Ibaraki, JP), Uchiyama; Hisae (Ibaraki, JP), Fukuoka; Takahiro (Ibaraki, JP), Hara; Kazutaka (Ibaraki, JP)
Title: Imaging device module
Patent Number: 8,547,465

Inventors: Jackson; Shaun P. (Victoria, AU), Robertson; Alan D. (New South Wales, AU), Kenche; Vijaya (Victoria, AU), Thompson; Philip (Northcote, AU), Prabaharan; Hishani (Victoria, AU), Anderson; Karen (Victoria, AU), Abbott; Belinda (Burwood, AU), Goncalves; Isaac (Victoria, AU), Nesbitt; Warwick (Victoria, AU), Shoenwaelder; Simone (Victoria, AU), Saylik; Dilek (Victoria, AU)
Title: Inhibition of phosphoinositide 3-kinase .beta.
Patent Number: 7,598,377

Inventors: Jaisimha; Shree (Senoia, GA), Fujisawa; Tatsuya (Atlanta, GA), Hingerton; Jason (Atlanta, GA), Thomas; Donald (Smyrna, GA), Ryan; David L. (Peachtree City, GA), Kanji; Mohammad Reza (Dearborn, MI)
Title: Method and apparatus for utilizing modulation based audio correlation technique for maintaining dynamic FM station list in single tuner variant and assisting alternate frequency switching methodology in single tuner and dual tuner variants
Patent Number: 8,548,408

Inventors: Janocha; Daniel (Wurzburg, DE)
Title: Grill tongs having a heat shield
Patent Number: 8,544,913

Inventors: Janssen; Giselle (San Carlos, CA), Murray; Christopher J. (Soquel, CA), Winetzky; Deborah (Foster City, CA)
Title: Skin or hair binding peptides
Patent Number: 8,546,528

Inventors: Jaryal; Jagdev Singh (Kangra, IN), Sathyanarayana; Swargam (Karim Nagar, IN), Thaper; Rajesh Kumar (Jammu, IN), Prasad; Mohan (Gurgaon, IN)
Title: Sorafenib ethylsulfonate salt, process for preparation and use
Patent Number: 8,552,197

Inventors: Jen; Kwan-Yue (Kenmore, WA), Huang; Fei (Guangzhou, CN), Yip; Hin-Lap (Seattle, WA)
Title: Cross-conjugated polymers for organic electronic devices and related methods
Patent Number: 8,552,419

Inventors: Jenkins, III; Arthur L. (Greenwich, CT)
Title: Dynamically reactive spinal support system
Patent Number: 8,551,030

Inventors: Jennas, II; Paul A. (Tucson, AZ), Peipelman; Jason L. (Vail, AZ), Rhoades; Joshua M. (Idaho Falls, ID), Ward; Matthew J. (Vail, AZ)
Title: Dynamic consistency group formation and systems using the same
Patent Number: 8,554,737

Inventors: Jennas, II; Paul A. (Tucson, AZ), Peipelman; Jason L. (Vail, AZ), Rhoades; Joshua M. (Idaho Falls, ID), Ward; Matthew J. (Vail, AZ)
Title: Methods for dynamic consistency group formation
Patent Number: 8,548,949

Inventors: Jensen; Dustin (Draper, UT), Fraughton; Broque L. (Evanston, WY), Fraughton; Sonny K. (Evanston, WY)
Title: Wind turbine blade treatment apparatuses and methods
Patent Number: 8,544,484

Inventors: Jensen; Harvey (Santa Barbara, CA)
Title: Collapsible multiblade throwing weapon
Patent Number: 8,555,514

Inventors: Jeon; Young Jae (Gyunggi-do, KR)
Title: Vibration generating device
Patent Number: 8,552,599

Inventors: Jeong; Dae Yeong (Changwon-si, KR)
Title: Nanoporous oxide ceramic membranes of tubular and hollow fiber shape and method of making the same
Patent Number: 8,556,088

Inventors: Jeong; Hong-Han (Yongin, KR), Jeong; Jae-Kyeong (Yongin, KR), Mo; Yeon-Gon (Yongin, KR), Yang; Hui-Won (Yongin, KR)
Title: Method of manufacturing display device including thin film transistor
Patent Number: 8,546,164

Inventors: Jeong; Jin Woo (Daegu, KR), Kim; Dae Jun (Daejeon, KR), Choi; Sang Kuk (Daejeon, KR), Kim; Dae Yong (Daejeon, KR), Kim; Ho Seob (Chungcheongnam-do, KR)
Title: Wafer-scale microcolumn array using low temperature co-fired ceramic substrate
Patent Number: 7,598,594

Inventors: Jia; Zhanfeng (Belmont, CA), Julian; David Jonathan (San Diego, CA), Ekbal; Amal (San Diego, CA)
Title: Pulse arbitration for network communications
Patent Number: 8,553,744

Inventors: Jiang; Yuqiu (San Diego, CA), Dillon; Davin C. (Issaquah, WA), Mitcham; Jennifer L. (Redmond, WA), Xu; Jiangchun (Bellevue, WA), Harlocker; Susan L. (Seattle, WA)
Title: Compositions and methods for the therapy and diagnosis of breast cancer
Patent Number: 7,598,226

Inventors: Jirgensons; Aigars (Riga, LV), Parsons; Christopher Graham Raphael (Nidderau, DE), Jaunzeme; Ieva (Riga, LV), Kalvinsh; Ivars (Salaspils, LV), Henrich; Markus (Wetzlar, DE), Vanejevs; Maksims (Riga, LV), Weil; Tanja (Heidelberg, DE), Kauss; Valerjans (Riga, LV), Danysz; Wojciech (Nidderau, DE)
Title: Tetrahydroquinolinones and their use as antagonists of metabotropic glutamate receptors
Patent Number: 7,598,384

Inventors: Joe; Ronald Stephen (Vancouver, CA), Otto; Antoni Grzegorz (Vancouver, CA)
Title: Electronic medical records information system
Patent Number: 8,554,577

Inventors: Johnston; Keith P. (Austin, TX), Williams, III; Robert O. (Austin, TX), Chen; Xiaoxia (Austin, TX)
Title: Preparation of drug particles using evaporation precipitation into aqueous solutions
Patent Number: 8,551,526

Inventors: Jones, Jr.; William C. (Wilmington, DE)
Title: Secondary lighting system for motorcycles
Patent Number: 8,550,673

Inventors: Jones; Robert M. (San Diego, CA), Semple; Graeme (San Diego, CA), Xiong; Yifeng (San Diego, CA), Shin; Young-Jun (San Diego, CA), Ren; Albert S. (San Diego, CA), Calderon; Imelda (San Diego, CA), Fioravanti; Beatriz (Tucson, AZ), Choi; Jin Sun Karoline (San Diego, CA), Lehmann; Juerg (San Diego, CA), Bruce; Marc (Escondido, CA)
Title: 1,2,3-trisubstituted aryl and heteroaryl derivatives as modulators of metabolism and the prophylaxis and treatment of disorders related thereto
Patent Number: 8,546,429

Inventors: Jones; Ronald W. (Weatherford, TX), Ford; James L. (Wichita, KS)
Title: Multi-task hand aid
Patent Number: 8,544,128

Inventors: Jong; Gwo-Jia (Kaohsiung, TW), Huang; Jiun-Chiang (Kaohsiung, TW)
Title: Combined phase-locked loop and amplitude-locked loop module for switching FM signals
Patent Number: 7,598,803

Inventors: Jong; Oe Miauw (Woodland Hills, CA)
Title: Architectural wicker structures, and method
Patent Number: 8,545,651

Inventors: Jorkama-Lopez; Tomas Alberto (Porvoo, FI), Ojantausta; Hannu (Espoo, FI)
Title: Scaffold element, arrangement and method of use
Patent Number: 8,550,213

Inventors: Joshi; Rajiv V. (Yorktown Heights, NY), Kanj; Rouwaida N. (Round Rock, TX), Kim; Keunwoo (Somers, NY)
Title: Technology computer-aided design (TCAD)-based virtual fabrication
Patent Number: 8,548,788

Inventors: Joubert; Olivier (Meylan, FR), Schwarz; Benjamin (San Jose, CA), Pereira; Jeremy Gilbert Maurice (Grenoble, FR), Menguelti; Kevin (Grenoble, FR), Pargon; Erwine Maude (Claix, FR), Darnon; Maxime (Grenoble, FR)
Title: Method of patterning of magnetic tunnel junctions
Patent Number: 8,546,263

Inventors: Joye; Marc (Cesson-Sevigne, FR)
Title: Method and a device for performing torus-based cryptography
Patent Number: 8,548,162

Inventors: Juan; Teng-Yi (Taipei, TW), Chen; Shih-Wang (Taipei, TW)
Title: Automatic locking/unlocking apparatus for a drawer
Patent Number: 8,556,305

Inventors: Jun; Ho-Wook (Hoover, AL), Tambralli; Ajay (Birmingham, AL), Blakeney; Bryan Adam (Gulfport, MS), Dean; Derrick (Montgomery, AL)
Title: Electrospinning apparatus, methods of use, and uncompressed fibrous mesh
Patent Number: 8,551,390

Inventors: Jung; Edward K. Y. (Bellevue, WA), Langer; Robert (Newton, MA), Leuthardt; Eric C. (St. Louis, MO), Levien; Royce A. (Lexington, MA), Lord; Robert W. (Seattle, WA), Malamud; Mark A. (Seattle, WA), Rinaldo, Jr.; John D. (Bellevue, WA), Tegreene; Clarence T. (Bellevue, WA), Wood, Jr.; Lowell L. (Livermore, CA)
Title: Specialty stents with flow control features or the like
Patent Number: 8,550,344

Inventors: Jung; Edward K. Y. (Bellevue, WA), Langer; Robert (Newton, MA), Leuthardt; Eric C. (St. Louis, MO), Levien; Royce A. (Lexington, MA), Lord; Robert W. (Seattle, WA), Malamud; Mark A. (Seattle, WA), Rinaldo, Jr.; John D. (Bellevue, WA), Tegreene; Clarence T. (Bellevue, WA), Wood, Jr.; Lowell L. (Livermore, CA)
Title: Stent customization system and method
Patent Number: 8,551,155

Inventors: Jung; Rudolf (Des Moines, IA), Hu; Wang-Nan (Johnston, IA), Meeley; Robert B (Des Moines, IA), Sewalt; Vincent J. H. (West Des Moines, IA), Nair; Ramesh (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Grain quality through altered expression of seed proteins
Patent Number: 8,546,646

Inventors: Jung; Sung-Kwon (Granger, IN), Charlton; Steven C. (Osceola, IN)
Title: System and method for repositioning a diagnostic test strip after inoculation
Patent Number: 8,551,418

Inventors: Kahler-Huard; Elizabeth B (Las Vegas, NV)
Title: Warming salon cape
Patent Number: 8,549,664

Inventors: Kahra; Ossi (Nastola, FI)
Title: Bearing of a breaking device tool
Patent Number: 8,550,180

Inventors: Kaida; Sou (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Speech communication system and talker right reservation method
Patent Number: 7,599,683

Inventors: Kaji; Masashi (Kitakyushu, JP), Ogami; Koichiro (Kitakyushu, JP), Nakahara; Kazuhiko (Kitakyushu, JP), Fukunaga; Tomomi (Kitakyushu, JP)
Title: Crystalline resin cured product, crystalline resin composite material, and method for producing the same
Patent Number: 8,546,510

Inventors: Kajiyama; Takeshi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Magnetic memory device
Patent Number: 7,598,577

Inventors: Kakimoto; Hiroya (Gunma, JP), Sekiguchi; Mitsuo (Gunma, JP)
Title: Recording method, recording apparatus, and signal processing circuit for recording information on optical recording medium
Patent Number: 7,599,265

Inventors: Kale; Aniket (Chandler, AZ)
Title: Extraction of proteins by a two solvent method
Patent Number: 8,551,336

Inventors: Kale; Aniket (Chandler, AZ)
Title: Selective extraction of proteins from freshwater or saltwater algae
Patent Number: 8,552,160

Inventors: Kalkkuhl; Jens (Holzgerlingen, DE), Keppler; Daniel (Althengstett, DE), Rau; Magnus (Kirchheim unter Teck, DE), Suissa; Avshalom (Althengstett, DE)
Title: Method for influencing the transverse dynamics of a vehicle
Patent Number: 8,554,409

Inventors: Kamada; Ryoju (Yokohama, JP), Kamimura; Ryo (Yokosuka, JP), Kato; Shingo (Yamato, JP), Sato; Takayuki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Apparatus and method for helping in the reading of an electronic message
Patent Number: 8,549,394

Inventors: Kamei; Nobuo (Toyokawa, JP), Mizuno; Hideaki (Toyokawa, JP), Toriyama; Hideyuki (Toyokawa, JP), Suzuki; Hiroyuki (Toyokawa, JP), Yoneyama; Tsuyoshi (Toyokawa, JP)
Title: Image processing system for reading and processing images
Patent Number: 7,599,085

Inventors: Kameyama; Hirokazu (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image processing device and method, data processing device and method, program, and recording medium
Patent Number: 8,548,230

Inventors: Kaminski, Jr.; Charles (Omaha, NE)
Title: Fingerprint generation of multimedia content based on a trigger point with the multimedia content
Patent Number: 8,549,022

Inventors: Kamradt; Brian (Indianapolis, IN)
Title: Energy absorbing and displacing structure for athletic protective equipment
Patent Number: 8,555,426

Inventors: Kan; Ryuji (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Arithmetic processing apparatus and arithmetic processing method
Patent Number: 8,549,054

Inventors: Kanai; Kazunori (Wako, JP), Nagaoka; Nobuharu (Wako, JP)
Title: Image information processing system, image information processing method, image information processing program, and automobile
Patent Number: 7,599,546

Inventors: Kandregula; Anil K. (Dallas, TX), Hall; Michael D. (Carrollton, TX)
Title: Collaborative state machine framework for use in a communication network
Patent Number: 8,549,179

Inventors: Kang; Dae-woong (Seoul, KR), Chang; Sung-nam (Seoul, KR), Lee; Kwang-jae (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Non-volatile memory devices and methods of forming non-volatile memory devices
Patent Number: 7,598,564

Inventors: Kang; Kyung Won (Seoul, KR), Choi; In Hwan (Seoul, KR)
Title: Digital E8-VSB reception system and E8-VSB data demultiplexing method
Patent Number: 7,599,348

Inventors: Kanno; Issei (Fujimino, JP), Yamazaki; Kosuke (Fujimino, JP)
Title: Wireless communication terminal and communication system selection method
Patent Number: 8,554,886

Inventors: Kao; Ju-Chien (Taichung, TW)
Title: Storage frame for tool rack assemblies
Patent Number: 8,544,653

Inventors: Kaplinger; Todd E. (Durham, NC), Kenna; Stephen J. (Research Triangle Park, NC)
Title: Using appropriate level of code to be executed in runtime environment using metadata describing versions of resources being used by code
Patent Number: 8,549,495

Inventors: Kasahara; Kimito (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Information processing apparatus and method and storage medium
Patent Number: 8,555,399

Inventors: Kashiwa; Takuo (Nishinomiya, JP), Ohnishi; Yoshifumi (Nishinomiya, JP)
Title: Distortion compensation circuit
Patent Number: 7,598,806

Inventors: Kasuya; Satoru (Nishio, JP), Kito; Masashi (Anjo, JP), Seki; Yuichi (Akazaki, JP), Takahashi; Yusuke (Anjo, JP), Yamashita; Mitsugi (Anjo, JP)
Title: Hybrid drive device
Patent Number: 8,549,959

Inventors: Katagiri; Hideaki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Automatic wiring device, automatic wiring method, and automatic wiring program
Patent Number: 8,555,231

Inventors: Katayama; Ryuichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Optical head device and optical information recording/reproduction apparatus
Patent Number: 7,599,276

Inventors: Katayama; Yukuo (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Method for dewatering a water-containing combustible solid
Patent Number: 8,556,998

Inventors: Katayama; Yukuo (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Method for dewatering water-containing coal
Patent Number: 8,557,004

Inventors: Kato; Hisashi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Peripheral device control method, control program, and apparatus therefor
Patent Number: 7,600,052

Inventors: Kato; Masataka (Tokyo, JP), Takami; Katsunori (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Mobile communication terminal
Patent Number: 8,548,535

Inventors: Kato; Motoki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Apparatus and method for recording AV streams onto a recording medium
Patent Number: 8,548,307

Inventors: Katusic; Stipan (Bad Soden, DE), Zimmermann; Guido (Bruehl, DE), Miess; Horst (Kahl, DE), Katerinak; Witold (Wehr, DE), Moerters; Martin (Mobile, AL)
Title: Low-surface area fumed silicon dioxide powder
Patent Number: 8,545,788

Inventors: Kawaguchi; Zenya (Tokyo, JP), Honma; Yoshihiro (Asaka, JP), Takagi; Shin (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Video signal processing apparatus, video signal processing method, and imaging device
Patent Number: 8,553,050

Inventors: Kawakami; Kenta (Tokyo, JP), Takahashi; Shigemi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Focal plane shutter for cameras
Patent Number: 8,550,730

Inventors: Kawamura; Makoto (Kanagawa, JP), Fujinami; Yasushi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Data recording method and apparatus, data recording medium, and data reproducing method and apparatus
Patent Number: 7,599,605

Inventors: Kawanami; Yasuhiko (Fukuoka, JP), Higuchi; Masato (Fukuoka, JP), Sasaki; Akira (Fukuoka, JP), Soma; Akira (Fukuoka, JP), Isobe; Tasuku (Fukuoka, JP), Ito; Tetsuya (Fukuoka, JP)
Title: Power converter
Patent Number: 8,546,926

Inventors: Kawara; Satoshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Client apparatus and a method therefor
Patent Number: 8,549,621

Inventors: Kawase; Takeo (Suwa, JP)
Title: Electronic device, organic electroluminescence device, and organic thin film semiconductor device
Patent Number: 8,553,312

Inventors: Kazamaki; Takashi (Osaka, JP), Tanabe; Keisuke (Osaka, JP)
Title: Electronic device and information processing method
Patent Number: 8,553,015

Inventors: Keegan; Charles H. (Milton, MA), Przybylo; Phillip A. (Waxhaw, NC), Henderson; William (Holden, MA)
Title: Infant child restraint system
Patent Number: 8,544,952

Inventors: Keenan; Kevin A. (Watertown, MA), Northrup; Alan B. (Reading, MA)
Title: Inhibitors of phosphoinositide dependent kinase 1 (PDK1)
Patent Number: 8,552,019

Inventors: Keithley; Douglas G. (Boise, ID)
Title: Mechanical galvanometer tilt correction
Patent Number: 8,553,304

Inventors: Kelleher; Mark (Aitkenvale, AU), Baade; Robert (Aitkenvale, AU)
Title: Portable, hand-held weighing apparatus with three indicators
Patent Number: 8,552,314

Inventors: Kelley; Carl D. (Fort Wayne, IN)
Title: Pyrolysis system for producing one or a combination of a solid, liquid and gaseous fuel
Patent Number: 8,551,294

Inventors: Kelly; Bryan M. (Alamo, CA), Patton; Stephen (Reno, NV), Brahmandam; Kiran (Fremont, CA), Crowder, Jr.; Robert W. (Las Vegas, NV), Kompella; Vijay (Las Vegas, NV), Allen; Jeffrey Lee (Pleasanton, CA), Vallejo; John R. (Henderson, NV), Bernard, II; Vernon H. (Henderson, NV), Wudtke; Karl E. (Las Vegas, NV), Anderson; Frank R. (Las Vegas, NV), McAllister; Lawrence C. (Las Vegas, NV)
Title: Gaming machine having a curved display with a video switcher and touch router system
Patent Number: 8,550,913

Inventors: Kendall; Larry (Camdenton, MO), Pringnitz; Todd (Mount Pleasant, IA)
Title: Ladder module and securement system
Patent Number: 8,556,035

Inventors: Kendrick; Donald W. (Bellevue, WA)
Title: Method of fuel staging in combustion apparatus
Patent Number: 8,549,862

Inventors: Kennedy; Russell (Hot Springs, AR), Raybon; Chris (Hot Springs, AR), Conry; Pat (Hot Springs, AR)
Title: Method of protecting a lug and a chain of a lumber drag chain and a protected lumber drag chain
Patent Number: 8,555,610

Inventors: Kerber; Pranita (Albany, NY), Cheng; Kangguo (Schenectady, NY), Doris; Bruce B. (Brewster, NY), Khakifirooz; Ali (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Field effect transistor with asymmetric abrupt junction implant
Patent Number: 8,551,848

Inventors: Kermoal; Jean-Philippe (Copenhagen, DK), Doppler; Klaus (Espoo, FI)
Title: Method and apparatus for reducing the guard band between wireless communication systems operating in the same geographical area
Patent Number: 8,554,146

Inventors: Keshavarz; Majid (Pleasanton, CA), Sahu; Saroj Kumar (Mountain House, CA), Karuppaiah; Chockkalingam (Fremont, CA), Zu; Ge (San Jose, CA), Nair; Suresh Kumar Surapalan (Fremont, CA), Mani; Vasanthan (Fremont, CA)
Title: Methods of producing hydrochloric acid from hydrogen gas and chlorine gas
Patent Number: 8,551,299

Inventors: Kesselring; Grant P. (Milton, VT), Thiagarajan; Pradeep (South Burlington, VT)
Title: Programmable duty cycle selection using incremental pulse widths
Patent Number: 8,547,154

Inventors: Kettell; Robert K. (Naperville, IL)
Title: Log lifting facilitating assembly
Patent Number: 8,556,314

Inventors: Kharat; Satish Narayan (Bangalore, IN), Mishra; Rajeev (Bangalore, IN), Russell; Lance Warren (Rosanky, TX), Sabarathinam; Suresh (Austin, TX)
Title: Virtualize, checkpoint, and restart POSIX IPC objects during checkpointing and restarting of a software partition
Patent Number: 8,549,543

Inventors: Kharchenko; Semen (Ann Arbor, MI), Spencer, Jr.; William H. (Burlington, NC), McDaniel; Helli Marie (Whitsett, NC), Geels; Michael Glenn (Jackson, TN), Li; Jigui (Irvine, CA), Moon; Hyun (Bloomfield Hills, MI)
Title: Adhesively mountable bathroom accessories
Patent Number: 8,556,224

Inventors: Khomynets; Zinoviy Dmitrievich (Moscow, RU)
Title: Well jet device for logging and developing horizontal wells with abnormally low formation pressure
Patent Number: 8,544,540

Inventors: Khoury; John (Basking Ridge, NJ)
Title: System and method of altering a PWM carrier power spectrum
Patent Number: 7,598,895

Inventors: Kiest, Jr.; Larry W. (Ottawa, IL)
Title: Method and apparatus for lining a pipe
Patent Number: 8,550,121

Inventors: Kikuchi; Nobuhiro (Moriya, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 8,554,126

Inventors: Kim; Byung jin (Kyunggi-do, KR), Seo; Kang-soo (Kyunggi-do, KR), Yoo; Jea-Yong (Seoul, KR), Kang; Ki Won (Seoul, KR)
Title: Method and apparatus for reproducing data using management data
Patent Number: 7,599,602

Inventors: Kim; Dong Hyuk (Seongnam-si, KR), Shin; Dongsuk (Yongin-si, KR), Kim; Myungsun (Hwaseong-si, KR), Chung; Hoi Sung (Hwaseong-si, KR)
Title: Methods for fabricating semiconductor devices
Patent Number: 8,551,846

Inventors: Kim; Hyun Ho (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Jung; Won Geun (Chungcheongbuk-do, KR), Chung; Yul Kyo (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Circuit board and method for testing component built in the circuit board
Patent Number: 8,547,132

Inventors: Kim; Hyun Jin (Seoul, KR)
Title: Multi-functional cosmetic device using ultrasonic wave
Patent Number: 8,545,419

Inventors: Kim; Il Hwan (Seongnam-si, KR), Kim; Jae Cheon (Anyang-si, KR), Han; Mun Yong (Anyang-si, KR)
Title: Method and apparatus for performing handover in multi-mode terminal
Patent Number: 8,547,933

Inventors: Kim; Je Hong (Lexington, MA), Gandhi; Jignesh (Burlington, MA)
Title: Light guides and backlight systems incorporating light redirectors at varying densities
Patent Number: 8,545,084

Inventors: Kim; Jin Yong (Kyunggi-do, KR), Suh; Sang Woon (Seoul, KR)
Title: High-density optical disc, method for recording and reproducing encrypted data thereon
Patent Number: 7,599,279

Inventors: Kim; Jongpil (Seoul, KR)
Title: Lighting apparatus
Patent Number: 8,550,666

Inventors: Kim; Sang Ha (Seoul, KR), Shin; Hong Sup (Seoul, KR), Kim; Young Jun (Anyang-si, KR), Park; Byoung-Seong (Incheon, KR), Chang; Il Doo (Anyang-si, KR), Lee; Hee Bong (Seoul, KR)
Title: Method for resource element group downsizing of R-PDCCH and mobile telecommunication system for the same
Patent Number: 8,548,514

Inventors: Kim; Si Hwan (Seoul, KR)
Title: Method for preparing nonwoven fusible interlining using pattern printing
Patent Number: 8,545,649

Inventors: Kim; Sung Ho (Ichon-shi, KR)
Title: Repair circuit and control method thereof
Patent Number: 8,547,762

Inventors: Kim; Sung-dong (Seoul, KR)
Title: Magnetic medium using spin-polarized electrons and apparatus and method of recording data on the magnetic medium
Patent Number: 8,553,517

Inventors: Kim; Uk (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Ko; Kyung-Bo (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Method for fabricating semiconductor device with buried word line
Patent Number: 8,546,218

Inventors: Kim; Yeong-Taeg (Irvine, CA), Xu; Ning (Irvine, CA)
Title: System and method for adaptively defining a region of interest for motion analysis in digital video
Patent Number: 8,553,931

Inventors: Kim; Yong-Jun (Suwon, KR), Yoon; Cha-Keun (Seoul, KR), Seo; Jeong-Hyun (Seoul, KR), Yoo; Min-Sun (Cheonan, KR)
Title: Plasma display panel having discharge cells
Patent Number: 7,598,675

Inventors: Kim; Young Dong (Seocho-Gu, KR), Chung; Jin Mo (Nowon-Gu, KR), Han; Seung Ho (Ansan-Si, KR)
Title: Method for determining physical properties of a multilayered periodic structure
Patent Number: 7,599,072

Inventors: Kim; Young Ho (Chilgok-gun, KR), Kim; Se Kyu (Gumi-si, KR), Lee; Hee Choun (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Long stroke tilting hinge module for portable terminal
Patent Number: 8,549,708

Inventors: Kim; Yun-seok (Namyangiu-si, KR), Hong; Seung-bum (Seongnam-si, KR), No; Kwang-soo (Daejeon-si, KR)
Title: Recording medium comprising ferroelectric layer, nonvolatile memory device comprising recording medium, and methods of writing and reading data for the memory device
Patent Number: 7,599,278

Inventors: King; Mark J. (Boulder, CO), King; Martin A. (Montreal, CA)
Title: Hydroponic plant growth systems with activated carbon and/or carbonized fiber substrates
Patent Number: 8,544,207

Inventors: Kinoshita; Nobuhiro (Kodaira, JP), Konno; Jumpei (Tachikawa, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing a semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,598,121

Inventors: Kirchhoff; Leland W. (Santa Barbara, CA), Kelley; Colin (Santa Barbara, CA), Trandal; David S. (Santa Barbara, CA), Hofstatter; David F. (Santa Barbara, CA)
Title: Methods and systems for blocking unwanted telecommunications
Patent Number: 8,548,447

Inventors: Kishi; Gregory Tad (Oro Valley, AZ), Peake; Jonathan Wayne (Tucson, AZ)
Title: Cache disk storage upgrade
Patent Number: 7,600,073

Inventors: Kishida; Mayuko (Kyoto, JP), Komatani; Shintaro (Kyoto, JP), Ohzawa; Sumito (Kyoto, JP), Kurozumi; Takuji (Kyoto, JP), Goto; Satoru (Kyoto, JP), Kinba; Takashi (Kyoto, JP), Arimoto; Kimihiko (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Sample cell for fluorescent X-ray analysis and sample cell assembly instrument
Patent Number: 8,550,710

Inventors: Kitagawa; Yutaka (Odawara, JP), Ooigawa; Akira (Odawara, JP)
Title: Storage system having function of performing formatting or shredding
Patent Number: 8,555,004

Inventors: Kitajima; Tasuku (Tokyo, JP)
Title: OFDMA-based radio communication apparatus and learning signal generation method for compensation of non-linear distortion in the radio communication apparatus
Patent Number: 8,553,522

Inventors: Kitamura; Tetsuo (Shizuoka, JP), Omura; Yuji (Shizuoka, JP), Suzuki; Aikra (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Disk driving apparatus having improved quality
Patent Number: 8,553,354

Inventors: Kiyota; Naohiro (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Information processing device and cache memory control device
Patent Number: 8,549,232

Inventors: Kleiner; Lothar W. (Los Altos, CA), Tang; Yiwen (San Jose, CA)
Title: Drug eluting implantable medical device with hemocompatible and/or prohealing topcoat
Patent Number: 8,545,868

Inventors: Kleinert; Jan (Wilsonville, OR)
Title: Method for accomplishing high-speed intensity variation of a polarized output laser beam
Patent Number: 8,553,311

Inventors: Kleinklaus; Norbert (Viry, FR), Lambert; Fabrice (Vaux en Bugey, FR)
Title: Table including at least one leg that can be turned either way up
Patent Number: 8,555,788

Inventors: Kleinmann; Amit (Tel-Aviv, IL)
Title: System, method and computer program product for calculating the cost of an advertisement
Patent Number: 8,555,308

Inventors: Klintenstedt; Kjel (Saltsjo-Boo, SE), Olsson; Sven Olov (Huddinge, SE), Rudman; Lars Johan (Farsta, SE)
Title: Method and a press tool for manufacturing a separation disk
Patent Number: 8,549,890

Inventors: Kloetzer; Matthias (Kroppen, DE), Stroefer; Eckhard (Mannheim, DE), Krase; Volker (Lauchhammer, DE), Schmidt; Andreas (Schwarzheide, DE), Scherbel; Peter (Schwarzheide, DE)
Title: Process for the preparation of isocyanates
Patent Number: 8,546,605

Inventors: Kloss; Andreas (Neubiberg, DE), Walter; Steffen (Oberpframmern, DE)
Title: High-voltage pulse generator and high-pressure discharge lamp having a high-voltage pulse generator
Patent Number: 8,552,647

Inventors: Knodel; Bryan D. (Flagstaff, AZ)
Title: Stapler cartridge with staples frangibly affixed thereto
Patent Number: 8,556,153

Inventors: Knodgen; Horst (Munich, DE), Kronmuller; Frank (Neudenau, DE), Riexinger; Joachim (Gammelshausen, DE)
Title: Camera shutter and position control thereof
Patent Number: 8,547,477

Inventors: Knowles; Grahame (Lincoln, GB)
Title: Apparatus comprising a shaft and a balancing sleeve
Patent Number: 8,556,738

Inventors: Ko; Hyun Soo (Anyang-si, KR), Chun; Jin Young (Anyang-si, KR), Lee; Moon Il (Anyang-si, KR), Ihm; Bin Chul (Anyang-si, KR), Lee; Wook Bong (Anyang-si, KR)
Title: Method for transmitting data in multiple antenna system
Patent Number: 8,553,620

Inventors: Ko; Hyun Soo (Gyeongki-do, KR), Han; Seung Hee (Gyeongki-do, KR), Chung; Jea Hoon (Gyeongki-do, KR), Ihm; Bin Chul (Gyeongki-do, KR), Lee; Moon Il (Gyeongki-do, KR)
Title: Apparatus and method for data transmission using transmit diversity in SC-FDMA system
Patent Number: 8,553,618

Inventors: Ko; Hyunsoo (Gyeongki-do, KR), Lee; Moon Il (Gyeongki-do, KR), Koo; Jaho (Gyeongki-do, KR), Chung; Jae Hoon (Gyeongki-do, KR), Ihm; Bin Chul (Gyeongki-do, KR)
Title: Method of transmitting reference signal in multiple antenna system
Patent Number: 8,548,406

Inventors: Kobayashi; Hideo (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Photoelectric conversion apparatus
Patent Number: 8,552,357

Inventors: Kobayashi; Kenji (Tokyo, JP), Sekino; Shoji (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Solid polymer fuel cell
Patent Number: 8,546,039

Inventors: Kobayashi; Norihito (Kanagawa, JP), Sasaki; Mari (Kanagawa, JP), Ohe; Takahiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device, method of manufacturing the same, and method of forming multilayer semiconductor thin film
Patent Number: 8,546,796

Inventors: Kobayashi; Shoei (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Disk recording medium, disk production method, disk drive apparatus
Patent Number: 8,553,511

Inventors: Koch; Dirk (Erlangen, DE), Streichert; Thilo (Sindelfingen, DE), Haubelt; Christian (Nuremberg, DE), Teich; Juergen (Erlangen, DE)
Title: Logic chip, method and computer program for providing a configuration information for a configurable logic chip
Patent Number: 8,554,972

Inventors: Kohara; Tasuku (Kanagawa, JP), Koike; Kazuo (Kanagawa, JP), Yamada; Kenichi (Kanagawa, JP), Omi; Taisuke (Kanagawa, JP), Endoh; Tsuyoshi (Kanagawa, JP), Takeda; Hiroshi (Chiba, JP), Tsuruoka; Hiroki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 8,553,276

Inventors: Kohen; Robert M (Tampa, FL)
Title: Roller mount for seat
Patent Number: 8,556,221

Inventors: Kohnert; Ulrich (Habach, DE), Pohling; Sylke (Hohenschaftlarn, DE), Hellerbrand; Klaus (Geltendorf, DE), Happersberger; Peter (Laupheim, DE)
Title: Device having osteoinductive and osteoconductive properties
Patent Number: 8,546,334

Inventors: Kok; Chi Wah (Hong Kong, CN), Wong; Oi Ying (Hong Kong, CN), Tam; Wing Shan (Hong Kong, CN)
Title: High current drive switched capacitor charge pump
Patent Number: 8,547,168

Inventors: Kolattukudy; Pappachan E. (Orlando, FL), Sirakova; Tatiana (Orlando, FL), Daniel; Jaiyanth (Orlando, FL), Deb; Chirajyoti (Orlando, FL)
Title: In vitro model of latent mycobacterial infection
Patent Number: 8,551,499

Inventors: Kolze; Thomas J. (Phoenix, AZ), Yousef; Nabil R. (Foothill Ranch, CA)
Title: Successive interference canceling for CDMA
Patent Number: 7,599,423

Inventors: Kon; Henry B. (Lexington, MA), Burch; George W. (Princeville, HI)
Title: Orthogonal corpus index for ad buying and search engine optimization
Patent Number: 8,554,775

Inventors: Kondo; Hirokazu (Kanagawa, JP), Iwasaki; Taiji (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Color conversion definition creation method, color conversion definition creation apparatus and color conversion definition creation program storage medium
Patent Number: 7,599,091

Inventors: Kondo; Tetsujiro (Tokyo, JP), Ohta; Koji (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Information processing device for obtaining high-quality content
Patent Number: 7,599,987

Inventors: Kong; Bob (Newark, CA), Ivanov; Igor (Danville, CA), Sun; Zhi-Wen (San Jose, CA), Tong; Jinhong (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Electroless deposition of platinum on copper
Patent Number: 8,545,998

Inventors: Kono; Motohiro (Kyoto, JP), Fuse; Kazuhiko (Kyoto, JP), Nakazawa; Yoshiyuki (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Surface voltmeter and surface voltage measurement method
Patent Number: 7,598,746

Inventors: Kopf; Andreas (Bietigheim, DE), Weidler; Alexander (Stuttgart, DE)
Title: Main shaft for a transmission or countershaft for a transmission
Patent Number: 8,556,739

Inventors: Kopikare; Milind (Sunnyvale, CA), Lin; Hui Yao (Fremont, CA), Yee; James (Fremont, CA), Vu; Chuong (San Jose, CA)
Title: Radar detection apparatus and method thereof
Patent Number: 7,599,671

Inventors: Kormann; Georg (Zweibrucken, DE), Willeke; Karl Josef (Dellfeld, DE)
Title: Forage harvester with a chopping mechanism and a reworking device located downstream from the chopping mechanism
Patent Number: 8,554,424

Inventors: Koshino; Naozumi (Oume, JP)
Title: Information appliance and access control method
Patent Number: 7,600,043

Inventors: Koto; Shinichiro (Kokubunji, JP), Hirai; Ryusuke (Tokyo, JP), Yamaguchi; Noboru (Yashio, JP), Asano; Wataru (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Video decoding method and apparatus
Patent Number: 8,553,767

Inventors: Kouvetakis; John (Mesa, AZ), Bauer; Matthew (Hillsboro, OR), Tolle; John (Gilbert, AZ)
Title: Si.sub.xSn.sub.yGe.sub.1-x-y and related alloy heterostructures based on Si, Ge and Sn
Patent Number: 7,598,513

Inventors: Kouvetakis; John (Mesa, AZ), Roucka; Radek (Tempe, AZ)
Title: Zirconium and hafnium boride alloy templates on silicon for nitride integration applications
Patent Number: 8,545,627

Inventors: Kowaleski; Ruth Mary (Cypress, TX)
Title: Catalyst, its preparation and use
Patent Number: 8,552,237

Inventors: Koyama; Fumio (Hara-mura, JP), Kodama; Yoshiyuki (Chino, JP), Mukai; Tomohiro (Suwa, JP)
Title: Information display and information display system
Patent Number: 7,598,925

Inventors: Koyama; Jiro (Otsu, JP), Teranishi; Hirotada (Kusatsu, JP)
Title: Terminal and connector with terminal
Patent Number: 8,556,667

Inventors: Kracker; Thomas (Marysville, OH), Wang; Tony (Marysville, OH)
Title: Ambient light lens
Patent Number: 7,599,136

Inventors: Kraus; Florian (Haar, DE), Maier; Christian (Munich, DE), Weiser; Manfred (Munich, DE)
Title: Optimizing image signal interpretation for analog image signals from medical image recording devices
Patent Number: 7,599,536

Inventors: Kraus; Tobias (Saarbruecken, DE), Malaquin; Laurent (Linas, FR), Wolf; Heiko (Pfaeffikon, CH)
Title: Electrode arrays and methods of fabricating the same using printing plates to arrange particles in an array
Patent Number: 8,546,257

Inventors: Krause; Bjoern (Crailsheim, DE), Weinstock; Patrick (Satteldorf, DE), Braeuninger; Marc (Satteldorf, DE), Ullherr; Klaus (Crailsheim, DE), Eberhardt; Albert (Iishofen, DE), Mayer; Werner (Crailsheim, DE), Bratz; Michael (Crailsheim, DE)
Title: Hose pump
Patent Number: 8,545,196

Inventors: Krauss; Kirk J. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Performing runtime analysis and control of folding identified threads by assuming context of another thread and executing in lieu of another thread folding tool
Patent Number: 8,549,523

Inventors: Krauss; Kirk J. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Verifying function performance based on predefined count ranges
Patent Number: 8,555,259

Inventors: Kress; Dieter (Aalen, DE)
Title: Tool for machining workpiece surfaces
Patent Number: 8,555,757

Inventors: Kriger; Yefim (Ansonia, CT)
Title: Multi-energy vehicle illuminating system and method
Patent Number: 8,552,661

Inventors: Krishna; Arvind S. (San Diego, CA)
Title: Methods and apparatus for adaptively scheduling a finger stabilization algorithm
Patent Number: 8,549,175

Inventors: Krishnan; Koushik (San Jose, CA), Savoj; Jafar (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Methods and apparatus for a gray-coded phase rotating frequency divider
Patent Number: 8,552,787

Inventors: Kroizer; Israel (Jerusalem, IL), Kaufmann; Gabriel (Beit Hananya, IL), Afremov; Leon (Yehud, IL), Gilon; Yoel (Jerusalem, IL)
Title: Solar receiver
Patent Number: 8,544,272

Inventors: Kron; Steven Todd (Pewaukee, WI)
Title: Aerodynamic fittings for trailer crossmembers
Patent Number: 8,550,541

Inventors: Kronenbeger; Ronald (Riverwoods, IL)
Title: Enhanced headwear package
Patent Number: 8,549,669

Inventors: Krotzer; James Eric (Kyle, TX)
Title: Methods and apparatus to secure a window
Patent Number: 8,550,509

Inventors: Kubo; Masahiro (Saitama, JP), Ohta; Yasunori (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Takahira; Masayuki (Saitama, JP), Kinjo; Naoto (Saitama, JP)
Title: Endoscope apparatus and control method therefor
Patent Number: 8,553,075

Inventors: Kubota; Shinichi (Osaka, JP)
Title: Laser diode driving circuit
Patent Number: 7,599,416

Inventors: Kuipers; Herman Pieter Charles Eduard (Amsterdam, NL)
Title: Process for producing purified natural gas from natural gas comprising water and carbon dioxide
Patent Number: 8,557,026

Inventors: Kumagai; Shigemi (Kashiwa, JP), Fukatsu; Yasuo (Abiko, JP), Sasaki; Ichiro (Toride, JP), Tomiyasu; Hiroaki (Toride, JP), Nishimura; Shunsuke (Toride, JP), Yano; Yuzuru (Toride, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 8,553,248

Inventors: Kumhyr; David Bruce (Austin, TX), Andrews; James Neal (Austin, TX)
Title: System and method for advertising and negotiating services for commercial and general aviation
Patent Number: 8,554,624

Inventors: Kuniya; Takuji (Mie, JP), Noda; Kotaro (Mie, JP)
Title: Non-volatile memory device and manufacturing method thereof
Patent Number: 8,546,196

Inventors: Kuo; Heng-Chen (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Serial interface connecting circuit for supporting communications between different types of serial interfaces
Patent Number: 7,598,510

Inventors: Kuo; Ting-Chang (Taipei, TW)
Title: Button structure and electronic device using the same
Patent Number: 8,547,704

Inventors: Kuo; Yuan-Lung (Taipei Hsien, TW), Lin; Yu-An (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Vehicle mirror assembly for generating electrical energy
Patent Number: 8,552,578

Inventors: Kupce; Eriks (Oxford, GB)
Title: Complete structure elucidation of molecules utilizing single NMR experiment
Patent Number: 7,598,738

Inventors: Kuracina; Thomas C. (Ojai, CA), Ohnemus; Randall E. (Ventura, CA), Smith; Craig W. (Ventura, CA), Cohen; Richard (Ventura, CA)
Title: Needle tip guard for percutaneous entry needles
Patent Number: 8,545,454

Inventors: Kurita; Yoichiro (Kanagawa, JP), Soejima; Koji (Kanagawa, JP), Kawano; Masaya (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Method for manufacturing semiconductor module using interconnection structure
Patent Number: 7,598,117

Inventors: Kuriyama; Takahiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Cell search method and mobile communication terminal
Patent Number: 7,599,693

Inventors: Kuroda; Yoshihide (Obu, JP)
Title: Motor control device and electric power steering equipment having the same
Patent Number: 8,547,043

Inventors: Kury; Patrick (Langendorf, CH), Kussmaul; Stephan (Buren an der Aare, CH)
Title: Mechanical watch having constant spring force
Patent Number: 8,550,701

Inventors: Kuyava; Charles C. (Eden Prairie, MN), Rocheleau; Gary (Maple Grove, MN)
Title: Penile prosthesis implantation device
Patent Number: 8,545,391

Inventors: Kwak; Larry W. (Houston, TX), Arya; Bira (Baltimore, MD)
Title: Defensin-antigen fusion proteins
Patent Number: 8,551,936

Inventors: Kwak; Min-chul (Seoul, KR), Ryu; Hyeok-Gon (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Lim; Dong-Young (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Shin; Kwang-Chul (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Terminal device of non-android platform for executing android applications, and computer readable recording medium for storing program of executing android applications on non-android platform
Patent Number: 8,555,280

Inventors: Kwon; Dae Hee (Busan-si, KR), Kim; Hyun Seok (Seoul, KR), Kim; Bo Yeon (Changwon-si, KR), Park; Hye Yong (Changwon-si, KR), Lee; Seong Yeol (Daegu-si, KR)
Title: Control panel of a laundry processing machine
Patent Number: 7,598,885

Inventors: Kyle; Donald (Princeton, IL)
Title: Soybean variety XB30AL11
Patent Number: 8,546,661

Inventors: Kyte; Robert L. (Chicago, IL), Parrinello; Chris (Rolling Meadows, IL), Sylla; Craig (Round Lake, IL), Englman; Allon G. (Chicago, IL), Mastropietro; Michael W. (Chicago, IL)
Title: Gaming system and method comprising asynchronous trigger of the N-th unit prize
Patent Number: 8,550,904

Inventors: Lafarre; Raymond Wilhelmus Louis (Helmond, NL), Ten Kate; Nicolaas (Almkerk, NL), Van Bokhoven; Laurentius Johannes Adrianus (Veldhoven, NL), Castelijns; Henricus Jozef (Bladel, NL)
Title: Lithographic apparatus, coverplate and device manufacturing method
Patent Number: 8,553,206

Inventors: Lai; Chien-Hua (Taipei, TW)
Title: Electronic device facilitating loading or unloading of battery through latching module
Patent Number: 8,546,008

Inventors: Lai; Ming-Hong (Taichung, TW), Hsu; Chao-Hsuan (Toufen Township, Miaoli County, TW), Chu; Chia-Chi (Tao-Yuan, TW), Feng; Wu-Shiung (Tao-Yuan, TW)
Title: Method of estimating the signal delay in a VLSI circuit
Patent Number: 7,600,206

Inventors: Lai; Vincent (Taoyuan Hsien, TW)
Title: Vacuum cleaner with wind-driven lighting equipment
Patent Number: 8,549,698

Inventors: Lai; Ying-Tso (Taipei Hsien, TW), Luo; Shi-Piao (Shenzhen, CN), Lee; Cheng-Hsien (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Computing device and crosstalk information detection method
Patent Number: 8,547,819

Inventors: Lai; Yiu-Wai (Taipei, TW)
Title: Electronic device
Patent Number: 8,553,412

Inventors: Lakoduk; Everett L. (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Remodeling cable protecting plate
Patent Number: 8,544,225

Inventors: Lambert; Christopher H. (Christiansburg, VA), Harman; Robert M. (Troutville, VA), Homa; Daniel S. (Blacksburg, VA)
Title: Method and apparatus for stripping optical fibers and optical fiber assemblies
Patent Number: 8,557,052

Inventors: Lambert; Ken (Brentwood, NH)
Title: System and method for allocating mortgage repayment funds
Patent Number: 7,599,886

Inventors: Langel; Joerg (Koeln-Porz, DE)
Title: Roller grinding mill
Patent Number: 8,556,202

Inventors: Langford; Anthony (Halesworth, GB), Wilkins; Nicholas (Daventry, GB)
Title: Hairdresser's masking sheet
Patent Number: 8,555,899

Inventors: Langlais; Michael Dean (Houston, TX), Anikanov; Evgeny (The Woodlands, TX)
Title: Weld strength test
Patent Number: 8,549,928

Inventors: Lankshear; Michael David (Amsterdam, NL), Van Trier; Rob Aloysius Maria (Eindhoven, NL), Verbist; Guy Lode Magda Maria (Amsterdam, NL)
Title: Sulphur cement pre-composition and process for preparing such sulphur cement pre-compositon
Patent Number: 8,545,616

Inventors: Larke; Harold Ray (Crystal Lake, IL)
Title: Electric vehicle
Patent Number: 8,550,195

Inventors: Laskin; Jeffrey D. (Piscataway, NJ), Heindel; Ned (Easton, PA), Heck; Diane (Rumson, NJ), Vetrano; Anna Marie (North Brunswick, NJ), Guillon; Christophe (Bethlehem, PA), DeMatteo; Peter (Allentown, PA)
Title: Fluorescent fused-ring traizoles that inhibit cell proliferation and uses thereof
Patent Number: 7,598,238

Inventors: Lastinger; Roc (Cave Creek, AZ), Spenik; John (Phoenix, AZ), Woodbury; Brian (Gilbert, AZ), Funke; Nicholas (Scottsdale, AZ)
Title: Method and apparatus for client control of wireless communications
Patent Number: 7,599,699

Inventors: Lavastre; Olivier (Gahard, FR), Bonnette; Fabien (Bressuire, FR), Razavi; Abbas (Mons, BE)
Title: Ionic liquids for heterogenising metallocene catalysts
Patent Number: 7,598,200

Inventors: Lawrence; David (Manhasset, NY)
Title: Methods and systems for retrieving data stored in a database
Patent Number: 8,554,661

Inventors: LeBlanc; Kenneth J. (Gloucester, MA)
Title: Spotlight with integral low lux video camera system
Patent Number: 8,553,100

Inventors: Lebo; Roger V. (Akron, OH), Milunsky; Aubrey (Newton, MA), Wyandt; Herman E. (Framingham, MA)
Title: Optimizing genome-wide mutation analysis of chromosomes and genes
Patent Number: 8,548,747

Inventors: Lechner; Martin (Lindlar, DE), Isenburg; Marco (Ratingen, DE), Offermann; Olaf (Wipperfurth, DE)
Title: Connection device for media lines
Patent Number: 8,555,624

Inventors: Lee; Ah-Ram (Jeonju-si, KR), Cha; Jae-Lok (Goyang-si, KR), Kim; Wal-Hee (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Display device and method of assembling the same
Patent Number: 8,553,169

Inventors: Lee; Choong Hae (Seoul, KR)
Title: Bulbtype lamp with light emitting diodes using alternating current
Patent Number: 8,545,050

Inventors: Lee; Chun-Yu (Taipei, TW)
Title: Automatic document feeder
Patent Number: 8,550,447

Inventors: Lee; Chung Kee (Seoul, KR)
Title: Small hand-operated sprayer
Patent Number: 8,556,126

Inventors: Lee; Dong Il (Seoul, KR), Yang; Min Young (Seoul, KR)
Title: Method for recording service data depending on service type in digital TV complex machine
Patent Number: 7,599,609

Inventors: Lee; Eon-Soo (Seoul, KR), Jang; Jae-Hyuk (Seoul, KR), Cha; Hye-Yeon (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Gas-liquid separator, hydrogen generating apparatus, and fuel cell generation system having the same
Patent Number: 8,546,026

Inventors: Lee; Eui-Sin (Yongin-si, KR), Lee; Bum-Goo (Seoul, KR), Oh; Hee-Kyong (Suwon-si, KR), Eom; Jung-Yeol (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Water purification apparatus and method for using pressure filter and pore control fiber filter
Patent Number: 8,557,114

Inventors: Lee; Je-Ho (Seocho-gu, KR), Hwang; Jae-Ryoung (Gangnam-gu, KR), Huh; Jae-Ho (Gangnam-gu, KR)
Title: TNF-.alpha. antagonists containing IGFBP5
Patent Number: 8,552,148

Inventors: Lee; Ki Jung (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Method and system for providing tile map service using solid compression
Patent Number: 8,553,999

Inventors: Lee; Moon Il (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Ihm; Bin Chul (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Ko; Hyun Soo (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Park; Sung Ho (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Lee; Wook Bong (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Method for transmitting/receiving data in a multiple-input multiple-output system using multi-carrier
Patent Number: 8,548,088

Inventors: Lee; Patrick J. (Foothill Ranch, CA), Caddy, Jr.; Robert E. (San Clemente, CA), Thomas; Mark D. (Hollister, CA)
Title: Using optical character recognition augmented by an error correction code to detect serial numbers written on a wafer
Patent Number: 8,553,968

Inventors: Lee; Peter P. (Menlo Park, CA), Stuge; Tor B. (Menlo Park, CA)
Title: Methods for producing target cell reactive lymphocytes
Patent Number: 7,598,223

Inventors: Lee; Richard E. (Cordova, TN), Hurdle; Julian Gregston (Germantown, TN), Yendapally; Raghunandan (Longmeadow, MA)
Title: Analogs of tetramic acid
Patent Number: 8,552,208

Inventors: Lee; Seung Sik (Daejeon, KR), Choi; Sangsung (Daejeon, KR), Jeon; Young Ae (Daejeon, KR), Lee; Sangjae (Daejeon, KR), Kim; Byoung Hak (Daejeon, KR), Oh; Mi Kyung (Daejeon, KR), Shin; Cheol-ho (Daejeon, KR), Lee; Kang-yoon (Seoul, KR), Pu; YoungGun (Seoul, KR), Park; Joon-Sung (Seoul, KR)
Title: Digital phase-locked loop apparatus using frequency shift keying and method of controlling the same
Patent Number: 8,552,775

Inventors: Lee; Shyi-Yueh (Kaohsiung, TW)
Title: Adjustable table
Patent Number: 8,550,011

Inventors: Lee; SungChang (San Jose, CA), Strom; Brian D. (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Apparatus and method for slider-disk contact indication by monitoring the spindle control signal in a hard disk drive
Patent Number: 7,599,142

Inventors: Lee; Tsung-Chi (Taipei, TW), Li; Po-Wei (Taipei, TW), Hsu; Shih-Chang (Taipei, TW), Yu; Chin-Yin (Taipei, TW)
Title: Illumination lamp
Patent Number: 8,556,465

Inventors: Lee; Wai-Hon (Los Altos, CA)
Title: Optical film for increasing the viewing angle of liquid crystal display devices
Patent Number: 8,553,168

Inventors: Lee; Yoon Hyun (Jeollabuk-do, KR), Hyun; Myung Hwa (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Bracket for mounting shock absorber
Patent Number: 8,556,281

Inventors: Lee; Yu-Tuan (Taipei, TW)
Title: Liquid crystal displaying monitor with detachable backlight and liquid crystal displaying television with detachable backlight
Patent Number: 7,599,017

Inventors: Lee; Yun Kyoung (Seoul, KR)
Title: Nonvolatile memory device having dielectric layer formed on control gate sidewall along lateral direction
Patent Number: 8,546,788

Inventors: Lehmann; Peter (Gottingen, DE)
Title: Shape measurement method
Patent Number: 7,599,068

Inventors: Leiba; Barry (Cortlandt Manor, NY), Ossher; Joel (South Salem, NY), Rajan; Vadakkedathu Thomas (Briarcliff Manor, NY), Segal; Richard (Chappaqua, NY), Wegman; Mark N. (Ossining, NY)
Title: Recognizing spam email
Patent Number: 8,549,081

Inventors: Leibler; Stanislas (New York, NY), Kuehn; Seppe (New York, NY), Frentz; Zak (Queens, NY), Hekstra; Doeke (New York, NY)
Title: Holographic microscope
Patent Number: 8,553,143

Inventors: Lemay; Jessica E. (Paramus, NJ), Jackson; Dane R. (Bloomingdale, NJ), Miller; Michael L. (Dover, DE), Melvin; Wayne D. (Camden, DE)
Title: Multiple-component tampon applicator
Patent Number: 8,556,845

Inventors: Lemmons; Thomas R. (Sand Springs, OK), Allison; Donald W. (Tulsa, OK), Henshaw; Jerry D. (Tulsa, OK), Marshall; Connie T. (Muskogee, OK)
Title: Interactive program guide systems and processes
Patent Number: 8,555,316

Inventors: Lengsfeld; Hauke (Helmste, DE), Luebbering; Christian (Gruenendeich, DE)
Title: Method for producing a T-stringer
Patent Number: 8,545,659

Inventors: Lenk; Ronald J. (Redwood City, CA), Lenk; Carol (Redwood City, CA), Chandler; Daniel (Menlo Park, CA), Galla; Matthew (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Heat removal design for LED bulbs
Patent Number: 8,547,002

Inventors: Lenk; Ronald J. (Woodstock, GA)
Title: Single inductor control of multi-color LED systems
Patent Number: 8,552,654

Inventors: Lento; James A. (Eastchester, NY)
Title: Striking member for use with a percussion instrument
Patent Number: 7,598,446

Inventors: Leonard; Sean Joseph (Sacramento, CA)
Title: Methods and systems for allocating and indicating trustworthiness of secure communications
Patent Number: 8,549,087

Inventors: Leonardo; Vincenzo (Wadenswil, CH)
Title: Method for offset compensation of a switched-capacitor amplifier and switched capacitor amplifier arrangement
Patent Number: 8,552,798

Inventors: Lester; Steven D. (Livermore, CA)
Title: Method for reducing stress in epitaxial growth
Patent Number: 8,552,465

Inventors: Leyva; Hugo Oswaldo Castan (Wheatridge, CO), Cisneros; Daniel J. (Lakewood, CO)
Title: Spark plug removal tool apparatus
Patent Number: 8,544,366

Inventors: Li; Dayong (Saitama, JP), Arakawa; Akio (Saitama, JP)
Title: Telephoto zoom lens
Patent Number: 7,599,124

Inventors: Li; Hai-Yuan (Shenzhen, CN), Day; Chia-Peng (Santa Clara, CA), Shen; Shih-Ying (New Taipei, TW), Wang; Wen-Tao (Shenzhen, CN), Xing; Xue-Shun (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Conveying device
Patent Number: 8,550,231

Inventors: Li; Jianmin (Lexington, MA), Baldwin; Samuel (Watertown, MA), Harrah; Timothy P. (Cambridge, MA)
Title: Controlling resorption of bioresorbable medical implant material through dispersed responsive particles
Patent Number: 8,545,869

Inventors: Li; Nai-Juan (Shenzhen, CN), Wu; Zhi-Ping (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Mounting apparatus for power supply unit
Patent Number: 8,553,418

Inventors: Li; Nai-Juan (Wuhan, CN), Wu; Zhi-Ping (Wuhan, CN), Nan; Xu-Dong (Wuhan, CN)
Title: Mounting apparatus for data storage device
Patent Number: 8,556,219

Inventors: Li; Shen-Chun (Tu-Cheng, TW), Liang; Hsien-Chuan (Tu-Cheng, TW), Hsu; Shou-Kuo (Tu-Cheng, TW)
Title: Joint mechanism for robot
Patent Number: 8,549,951

Inventors: Li; Tingkai (Vancouver, WA), Tweet; Douglas J. (Camas, WA), Maa; Jer-Shen (Vancouver, WA), Hsu; Sheng Teng (Camas, WA)
Title: Gallium nitride-on-silicon interface using multiple aluminum compound buffer layers
Patent Number: 7,598,108

Inventors: Li; Tsung-Hsi (New Taipei, TW), Hsieh; Ming-Chih (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Portable electronic device with anti-reverse engineering function
Patent Number: 8,553,425

Inventors: Li; Wei (Shenzhen, CN), Wu; Yi-Qiang (Shenzhen, CN), Chen; Chun-Chi (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Heat dissipation device and method for manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 8,544,530

Inventors: Li; Xingyuan (Quincy, MA), Gehrig; Jay S. (Westford, MA)
Title: Method and apparatus for automatically segmenting a microarray image
Patent Number: 7,599,090

Inventors: Li; Zhan-Yang (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Cable management apparatus
Patent Number: 8,552,294

Inventors: Liang; Haifan (Fremont, CA), Van Duren; Jeroen (Palo Alto, CA), Sun; Zhi-Wen (San Jose, CA)
Title: Laser annealing for thin film solar cells
Patent Number: 8,551,802

Inventors: Liang; Hsien-Chuan (Tu-Cheng, TW), Li; Shen-Chun (Tu-Cheng, TW), Hsu; Shou-Kuo (Tu-Cheng, TW)
Title: Electronic device and method for correcting time-domain reflectometers
Patent Number: 8,552,739

Inventors: Liang; Jingmei (San Jose, CA), Ji; Lili (San Jose, CA), Ingle; Nitin K. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Remote plasma burn-in
Patent Number: 8,551,891

Inventors: Liang; Shi-Xu (Shenzhen, CN), Sa; Chung-Yeh (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Stylus
Patent Number: 8,547,362

Inventors: Liao; Feng-Chih (Taichung, TW), Cheng; Yen-Chin (Taichung, TW)
Title: Dual gas and AC electric hair styler
Patent Number: 8,544,478

Inventors: Liao; Wen-Yung (New Taipei, TW), Liao; Wen-Fu (New Taipei, TW), Liao; Sheng-Hsin (New Taipei, TW)
Title: USB connector
Patent Number: 8,550,828

Inventors: Licamele; Jason (Scottsdale, AZ), Tonkovich; Anna Lee Y. (Gilbert, AZ), Kale; Aniket (Chandler, AZ), Sitek; Alexander (Gilbert, AZ), Kuhlman; Scott (Tempe, AZ)
Title: Systems and methods for contaminant removal from a microalgae culture
Patent Number: 8,546,133

Inventors: Licher; Thomas (Frankfurt am Main, DE), Jansen; Hans-Willi (Frankfurt am Main, DE), Schindler; Ursula (Bad Soden, DE), Schaefer; Stefan (Goch, DE)
Title: Methods for determining sodium-proton-exchanger ligand efficiency
Patent Number: 8,546,102

Inventors: Lichtsinn; Mario H (San Jose, CA), Strong, Jr.; Hovey Raymond (San Jose, CA)
Title: Transactional independent persister cloning system
Patent Number: 8,549,113

Inventors: Lien; Chin-Hsiung (El Monte, CA)
Title: Dry wall hand tool
Patent Number: 8,555,515

Inventors: Lim; Dong Guk (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Cho; Han Gyu (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Chun; Jin Young (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Kwak; Jin Sam (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Mobile station apparatus and method for receiving signal in a wireless communication system supporting a plurality of wireless communication schemes
Patent Number: 8,553,719

Inventors: Lim; Michele H. (Blacksburg, VA), van Wyk; J. D. (Blacksburg, VA)
Title: Method of manufacture of a variable inductance inductor
Patent Number: 8,549,731

Inventors: Lin; Che-Li (Taipei, TW)
Title: Receiver for an LCD source driver
Patent Number: 8,552,955

Inventors: Lin; Chieh-Hsiang (New Taipei, TW), Lin; Chih-Min (New Taipei, TW), Peng; Wen-Tang (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Mounting apparatus for data storage device
Patent Number: 8,553,404

Inventors: Lin; Ching-Chun (Taipei County, TW), Tang; Wing-Kai (Hsinchu, TW), Hung; Ching-Ho (Hsinchu, TW), Chang; Tsen-Wei (Taichung County, TW), Lin; Yi-Liang (Hsinchu County, TW), Tsai; Jiun-Jie (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Touch sensing system, capacitance sensing circuit, and capacitance sensing method
Patent Number: 8,547,115

Inventors: Lin; Chu-Keng (Miao-Li, TW), Yang; Sung-Hsiang (Miao-Li, TW), Yeh; Wei-Chun (Miao-Li, TW)
Title: Modular lamp cover
Patent Number: 8,550,659

Inventors: Lin; Chunhai (Dongguan, CN)
Title: Ring binder
Patent Number: 8,545,123

Inventors: Lin; I-Thun (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Mold having movable plate-shaped cores
Patent Number: 8,545,204

Inventors: Lin; Justin Chun-Te (Taipei, TW)
Title: Collapsible canopy
Patent Number: 8,544,488

Inventors: Lin; Peter (Nan Tou, TW)
Title: Chair
Patent Number: 8,544,957

Inventors: Lin; Qinghuang (Yorktown Heights, NY), Huang; Elbert E. (Tarrytown, NY), Tyberg; Christy S. (Mahopac, NY), DellaGuardia; Ronald A. (Poughkeepsie, NY)
Title: Method to remove beol sacrificial materials and chemical residues by irradiation
Patent Number: 7,598,169

Inventors: Lin; Shen-Bo (Hsinchu, TW), Chang; Chao-Hsiung (Hsinchu, TW), Tseng; Wen-Liang (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: LED package and mold of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 8,551,794

Inventors: Lin; Tsann (Saratoga, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus providing a stabilized top shield in read head for magnetic recording
Patent Number: 7,599,153

Inventors: Lin; Tung-Hsiung (Taichung, TW)
Title: Light unit with heat dispensing device
Patent Number: 8,556,467

Inventors: Lin; Tzu-Che (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Paperboard slitter machine
Patent Number: 8,544,371

Inventors: Lin; Yun-Tang (Taipei, TW)
Title: Latch module and electronic device using the same
Patent Number: 8,547,696

Inventors: Lin; Yung-Lin (Palo Alto, CA), Chang; Yu-Cheng (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Integrated circuit capable of synchronization signal detection
Patent Number: 7,598,679

Inventors: Lingambudi; Anil B. (Bangalore, IN), Mutnury; Bhyrav M. (Austin, TX), Pham; Nam H. (Austin, TX), Sethuraman; Saravanan (Business Park, IN)
Title: Cable for high speed data communications
Patent Number: 8,552,291

Inventors: Linhart; Jochen (Schwikheim, DE), Franz; Andreas (Ludwigsburg, DE)
Title: Method for producing a ceramic filter body
Patent Number: 8,551,272

Inventors: Link, II; Charles M. (Atlanta, GA), Hardin; Stephen Thomas (Suwanee, GA), Klenzak; Megan Koch (Atlanta, GA)
Title: Methods and apparatus of over-the-air programming of a wireless unit
Patent Number: 7,599,681

Inventors: Linton; Nicholas Paul (Hampshire, GB), Jenkins; Martyn Harry (Wiltshire, GB)
Title: Stairlifts
Patent Number: 8,550,215

Inventors: Liou; Kenneth (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Multiwavelength barcode reader
Patent Number: 8,556,180

Inventors: Litzler; Pierre-Yves (Saint Martin du Vivier, FR), Sabin; Pierre (Paris, FR)
Title: Electrical connection system between an electrical implanted medical device
Patent Number: 8,545,261

Inventors: Litzler; Pierre-Yves (Saint Martin du Vivier, FR), Sabin; Pierre (Paris, FR)
Title: Subcutaneous device for electrical percutaneous connection
Patent Number: 8,545,255

Inventors: Liu; Chao-Qiang (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Robot arm assembly
Patent Number: 8,544,359

Inventors: Liu; Fang (Mississauga, CA)
Title: Compositions and methods for modulating dopamine neurotransmission
Patent Number: 8,552,152

Inventors: Liu; Fei (Mt. Kisco, NY), Young; Albert M. (Fishkill, NY), Yu; Roy R. (Poughkeepsie, NY)
Title: Bow-balanced 3D chip stacking
Patent Number: 8,546,188

Inventors: Liu; Hongbing (Richmond, CA), Kley; Victor B. (Berkeley, CA)
Title: Semi-sacrificial mold for diamond structures
Patent Number: 7,598,107

Inventors: Liu; Jingfeng (Longmont, CO), Lee; Wooi-Kean (Broomfield, CO)
Title: HD DVD wobble detection circuit
Patent Number: 8,547,813

Inventors: Liu; Jun (Shenzhen, CN), Liu; Jun-Hai (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Fixing seat and industrial robot using the same
Patent Number: 8,544,360

Inventors: Liu; Meng-Zhou (Shenzhen, CN), Wu; Wen-Wu (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Motherboard
Patent Number: 8,553,427

Inventors: Liu; Sheng-Yu (Taipei, TW)
Title: Foldable supporting stand for a portable electronic device
Patent Number: 8,550,421

Inventors: Liu; Shi-Ze (Taipei County, TW)
Title: Toner cartridge converting device
Patent Number: 8,548,360

Inventors: Liu; Shi-Ze (Taipei, TW)
Title: Paper stopper mechanism for paper-feeding apparatus
Patent Number: 8,550,450

Inventors: Liu; Tien-Ping (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Electronic device and method for playing multimedia files
Patent Number: 8,554,058

Inventors: Liu; Xiaoyan (Beijing, CN), Yang; Jiaqi (Beijing, CN), Kang; Jinfeng (Beijing, CN), Yang; Jingfeng (Beijing, CN), Chen; Bing (Beijing, CN)
Title: Method of testing reliability of semiconductor device
Patent Number: 8,552,754

Inventors: Liu; Yang (Shenzhen, CN), Liu; Lei (Shenzhen, CN), Weng; Cheng-Fei (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Chassis with fixing apparatus for mounting motherboards
Patent Number: 8,552,298

Inventors: Liu; Yanning (San Ramon, CA), Laatsch; Rainer H. (La Puente, CA), Tong; Andrew H. (Corona, CA)
Title: Disk drive detecting defective microactuator
Patent Number: 8,547,657

Inventors: Liu; Yun-Hen (Guishan Shiang, TW), Wu; Ching-Yang (Linkou Township, Taipei County, TW), Ko; Po-Jen (Taipei, TW)
Title: Natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) device
Patent Number: 8,556,924

Inventors: Liu; Zhen-Xing (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Universal joint
Patent Number: 8,550,925

Inventors: Lloyd; Charles Richard (Lawreneville, GA), Klein; Richard Edwin (Warren, MI)
Title: Obstructive sleep apnea demonstration model device
Patent Number: 8,545,231

Inventors: Lo; Chien-Hung (Tu-Cheng, TW), Cao; Xiang (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Computer facilitating BIOS setting
Patent Number: 8,555,051

Inventors: Lo; Wai Cheong (Central, HK), Chang; Wai Kuen (Central, HK)
Title: Lighting fixture with replaceable light source
Patent Number: 8,552,630

Inventors: Lochtefeld; Thomas J. (La Jolla, CA)
Title: Padded water ride surfaces
Patent Number: 8,550,926

Inventors: Logue; Aaron (Seattle, WA), Roberts; Jess (Seattle, WA), Mouat; Nikos (Seattle, WA)
Title: System and method for cryptographic key generation
Patent Number: 7,599,976

Inventors: Lomp; Gary R. (Centerport, NY)
Title: Setting a transmission power level for a mobile unit
Patent Number: 8,553,816

Inventors: Long; Bo (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Backlash adjustment mechanism and industrial robot using the same
Patent Number: 8,549,949

Inventors: Longmire; Michelle (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Method, process and system for disease management using machine learning process and electronic media
Patent Number: 8,548,828

Inventors: Loos; Robert (Ludwigshafen, DE), Mijolovic; Darijo (Mannheim, DE), Heimann; Jens (Worms, DE), Szarka; Zsolt Jozsef (Limburgerhof, DE)
Title: Polyesters based on 2-methylsuccinic acid
Patent Number: 8,546,472

Inventors: Lourenco; Jose J. P. (Edmonton, CA), Murphy; John Gordon (St. James, BB)
Title: Method and apparatus for utilizing a catalyst occurring naturally in an oil field
Patent Number: 8,544,555

Inventors: Low; Madeleine K. (Miami, FL)
Title: Duvet cover assembly
Patent Number: 8,549,682

Inventors: Lu; Gao Qing (Mt. Ommaney, AU), Wang; Lianzhou (Kenmore, AU)
Title: Titanate photocatalyst
Patent Number: 8,551,906

Inventors: Lu; Min (Freehold, NJ), Chin; Yi (Freehold, NJ), Hoover; Gerald L. (Red Bank, NJ), Ratcliffe; Mark (Oakhurst, NJ), Strahs; Leopold (Williamsburg, VA)
Title: Methods, apparatus and articles of manufacture to provide uniform resource identifier portability
Patent Number: 8,547,965

Inventors: Luc; Philippe (Nice, FR), Begon; Florent (Antibes, FR), Charra; Elodie (Antibes, FR), Chaussade; Nicolas (Mouans-Sartoux, FR)
Title: Cache circuitry, data processing apparatus and method for handling write access requests
Patent Number: 7,600,077

Inventors: Lucas; Steven L. (West Babylon, NY)
Title: Hunting gear retriever
Patent Number: 8,550,518

Inventors: Lucero; Marcos V. (El Paso, TX)
Title: Truck cab and bed lift tool
Patent Number: 8,556,311

Inventors: Ludwig; Lester F. (Belmont, CA)
Title: Monolithic or hybrid integrated optical information processor employing a plurality of controllable optical transfer functions at fractional fourier planes
Patent Number: 8,553,329

Inventors: Lumpiesz; Lance (Pinckney, MI)
Title: Golf glove
Patent Number: 8,544,116

Inventors: Luo; Wen-Dong (Shenzhen, CN), Wang; Wen-Wu (Shenzhen, CN), Wang; Wen-Ping (Shenzhen, CN), Chuang; Tsung-Jen (New Taipei, TW), Wong; Shih-Fang (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Card tray ejection mechanism and electronic device using the same
Patent Number: 8,553,419

Inventors: Luo; Xiliang (San Diego, CA), Attar; Rashid Ahmed Akbar (San Diego, CA), Lott; Christopher Gerard (San Diego, CA)
Title: Power spectrum density control for wireless communications
Patent Number: 8,548,383

Inventors: Ma; Xiao-Feng (Shenzhen, CN), Sun; Zheng-Heng (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Mounting apparatus for memory card
Patent Number: 8,550,836

Inventors: Maatta; Paivi (Imatra, FI), Tanninen; Panu (Rauha, FI), Pirttiniemi; Olavi (Jarvela, FI), Nylander; Noora (Lahti, FI), Jarvinen; Jalliina (Lahti, FI), Karhu; Teemu (Imatra, FI)
Title: Mould system for manufacturing a container
Patent Number: 8,545,202

Inventors: Maatta; Paivi (Imatra, FI), Tanninen; Panu (Rauha, FI), Pirttiniemi; Olavi (Jarvela, FI), Nylander; Noora (Lahti, FI), Jarvinen; Jalliina (Lahti, FI), Karhu; Teemu (Imatra, FI)
Title: Mould system for manufacturing a container
Patent Number: 8,545,203

Inventors: Macernis; Audrius (Mount Eliza, AU)
Title: Hinge
Patent Number: 8,549,707

Inventors: Machida; Shuji (Chiba, JP), Fujimura; Takenori (Chiba, JP), Aburatani; Ryo (Chiba, JP)
Title: Aqueous dispersion containing polyolefin graft copolymer
Patent Number: 8,546,481

Inventors: Machida; Shuntaro (Kokubunji, JP), Fukuda; Hiroshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Capacitive micromachined ultrasonic transducer comprising electrode on flexible membrane
Patent Number: 8,546,894

Inventors: Maday; Robert J. (Winter Garden, FL), Shaw; Kevin L. (Eden Prairie, MN), Teichroew; Darius (Crystal, MN)
Title: Panel mounting system and method
Patent Number: 8,555,577

Inventors: Madokoro; Yuichi (Hitachinaka, JP), Kaneoya; Hirokazu (Hitachinaka, JP), Onishi; Tsuyoshi (Hitachinaka, JP), Sekihara; Isamu (Hitachinaka, JP)
Title: Focused ion beam device and focused ion beam processing method
Patent Number: 8,552,397

Inventors: Maeno; Katsuyuki (Yokohama, JP), Miyazawa; Kazuyuki (Yokohama, JP), Ishikubo; Akira (Yokohama, JP), Ishihara; Kazuhiko (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Affinity particle and affinity separation method
Patent Number: 8,551,332

Inventors: Maestoso; Sergio (Fairfield, NJ)
Title: Method for separating egg yolks from egg albumen
Patent Number: 8,545,916

Inventors: Magarill; Simon (Cincinnati, OH)
Title: Light reflectors and flood lighting systems
Patent Number: 8,556,472

Inventors: Maier; Christian (Munich, DE)
Title: Guide wire navigation
Patent Number: 8,554,306

Inventors: Mair; Roland (Tettnang, DE)
Title: Method for providing assistance to a driver of a vehicle during a starting process
Patent Number: 8,556,776

Inventors: Majewicz; Peter (Boise, ID)
Title: Digital image enhancement method and system that embolden or thin image features
Patent Number: 8,554,005

Inventors: Makino; Takaaki (Hamamarsu, JP), Gotoh; Mitsutaka (Hamamatsu, JP), Suyama; Akio (Hamamatsu, JP)
Title: Digital audio device
Patent Number: 8,548,616

Inventors: Makishima; Sugio (Minato-ku, JP)
Title: Mobile camera phone with adjustable focal length
Patent Number: 7,599,722

Inventors: Makita; Shinji (Kakamigahara, JP), Nashiki; Masayuki (Komaki, JP)
Title: AC motor designed to ensure high efficiency in operation
Patent Number: 7,598,633

Inventors: Malackowski; James E. (Chicago, IL), Lasinski; Michael J. (Chicago, IL)
Title: Intellectual property trading exchange and a method for trading intellectual property rights
Patent Number: 8,554,687

Inventors: Malladi; Ramana M. (Williston, VT), Von Bruns; Sharon L. (Westford, VT)
Title: Thermal coupling determination and representation
Patent Number: 8,549,462

Inventors: Maltson; John David (Lincoln, GB)
Title: Turbine arrangement and method of cooling a shroud located at the tip of a turbine blade
Patent Number: 8,550,774

Inventors: Mandato; Davide (Stuttgart, DE), Guenkova-Luy; Teodora (Ulm, DE), Kassler; Andreas (Ulm, DE), Nosse; Markus (Ulm, DE)
Title: Specification of a software architecture for capability and quality-of-service negotiations and session establishment for distributed multimedia applications
Patent Number: 8,549,143

Inventors: Mandro; Marc A. (Bow, NH), Gray; Larry B. (Merrimack, NH)
Title: Optical displacement sensor for infusion devices
Patent Number: 8,552,361

Inventors: Maniaci; Anthony Charles (Temecula, CA)
Title: Active hardplate
Patent Number: 8,555,793

Inventors: Maniwa; Susumu (Kasukabe, JP), Tsukamoto; Takehito (Tokorozawa, JP), Toda; Junko (Kasukabe, JP)
Title: Manufacturing method of lead frame substrate and semiconductor apparatus
Patent Number: 8,546,940

Inventors: Mann; Alfred E. (Las Vegas, NV), Haller; Matthew I. (Valley Village, CA), He; Tom Xiaohai (Simi Valley, CA)
Title: Percutaneous cochlear implant systems and methods
Patent Number: 8,554,329

Inventors: Mann; Phillip V. (Rochester, MN), Plucinski; Mark D. (Rochester, MN), Shirk/Heath; Sandra J. (Rochester, MN), Sinha; Arvind K. (Rochester, MN)
Title: Plug and receptacle arrangement with connection sensor
Patent Number: 8,550,840

Inventors: Mans; John (Boulder, CO)
Title: Camera lens shade assembly
Patent Number: 8,548,319

Inventors: Manuel-Devadoss; Johnson (Chennai, IN)
Title: Method and portable system for phonetic language translation using brain interface
Patent Number: 8,548,814

Inventors: Marecki; Janusz (New York, NY), Segal; Richard B. (Chappaqua, NY), Tesauro; Gerald J. (Croton-on-Hudson, NY)
Title: Optimal policy determination using repeated stackelberg games with unknown player preferences
Patent Number: 8,545,332

Inventors: Mariman; Nathan A. (Geneseso, IL), Aronova; Polina (Port Byron, IL), Cassidy; Scott (DeForest, WI)
Title: Agricultural implement with gauge wheel for a row unit
Patent Number: 8,544,516

Inventors: Marino; Robert (Louisville, KY), Freeman; Christopher Allen (Louisville, KY)
Title: Applique printing process and machine
Patent Number: 8,557,078

Inventors: Markoski; Larry J. (Raleigh, NC), Natarajan; Dilip (Cary, NC), Primak; Alex (Morrisville, NC)
Title: Hydrogel barrier for fuel cells
Patent Number: 8,551,667

Inventors: Marks; Jeffrey S. (Newport Coast, CA)
Title: Methods and apparatus for online auctions and market-places utilizing program terms
Patent Number: 8,545,229

Inventors: Marquez; Mitchel M. (Sacramento, CA)
Title: Tactical apparatus and method for mounting a multi-cartridge firing electric discharge weapon
Patent Number: 8,549,783

Inventors: Marrs; William Anthony (Chula Vista, CA)
Title: Toilet paper dispenser for covering wall-mounted pre-existing toilet paper roller and automating hands-free toilet paper extraction therefrom
Patent Number: 8,550,396

Inventors: Martin; Douglas A. (Woodinville, WA)
Title: Auto-positioning sensors for coin counting devices
Patent Number: 8,550,227

Inventors: Martin; Douglas A. (Woodinville, WA)
Title: Card dispensing apparatuses and associated methods of operation
Patent Number: 8,550,294

Inventors: Martin; John B. M. (Badjeros, CA), Kapur; Ashwani (Kitchener, CA), Vasudeva; Kailash C. (Waterloo, CA)
Title: Manual lifting device
Patent Number: 8,544,909

Inventors: Martinsson; Carl-Gustav (Loberod, SE), Gustafsson; Sven-Ake (Hoor, SE), Jonsson; Ulf (Stehag, SE), Kristerson; Mats (Vollsjo, SE), Nilsson; Jesper (Lund, SE)
Title: Excavator, mounting device and excavator tool
Patent Number: 8,555,996

Inventors: Marto; Arno (Weil der Stadt, DE), Leopold; Stefan (Kirchheim, DE), Wagner; Klaus-Juergen (Grossbottwar, DE), Schrader; Heiko (Kleinbottwar, DE)
Title: Linear sensor
Patent Number: 8,552,713

Inventors: Martter; Richard P. (Dallas, TX)
Title: Reinforcing assembly and reinforced structure using a reinforcing assembly
Patent Number: 8,549,813

Inventors: Mashimo; Akira (Tokorozawa, JP)
Title: Optical disk apparatus
Patent Number: 7,599,262

Inventors: Mashimo; Tsutomu (Kumamoto, JP), Emil; Omurzak Uulu (Kumamoto, JP), Okamoto; Makoto (Kurashiki, JP), Iwasaki; Hideharu (Kurashiki, JP)
Title: Method of producing group II-VI compound semiconductor, method of producing group II-VI compound semiconductor phosphor, and hexagonal group II-VI compound semiconductor
Patent Number: 8,551,363

Inventors: Mason; John E. (Creve Coeur, MO), Vest, III; Bruce Thomas (Godfrey, IL)
Title: Post-surgical protective pillow
Patent Number: 8,555,889

Inventors: Mastroianni; Michael R. (Crystal Lake, IL)
Title: Food product carrier set
Patent Number: 8,545,914

Inventors: Mastroianni; Sergio (Lyons, FR), Pringle; Paul (Bristol, GB), Maldonado; Ana (Gradignan, FR), Rothenberg; Gad (Oegstgeest, NL), Mikhel; Igor (Moscow, RU)
Title: Organophosphorus compounds, catalytic systems comprising said compounds and method of hydrocyanation using said catalytic systems
Patent Number: 8,546,589

Inventors: Masuda; Akira (Saitama, JP), Satoh; Yoshitaka (Yoshikawa, JP), Akiyama; Yuji (Saitama, JP), Saiga; Kan (Tokyo, JP), Toyoda; Eriko (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: [1,2,4]triazolo[1,5,a]pyrimidin-2-ylurea derivative and use thereof
Patent Number: 7,598,244

Inventors: Materi; Wayne Paul (Edmonton, CA)
Title: Photoelectromethanogenic microbial fuel cell for co-generation of electricity and methane from carbon dioxide
Patent Number: 8,551,629

Inventors: Matsubara; Daisuke (Tachikawa, JP), Yumoto; Kazuma (Fuchu, JP)
Title: Transport control server, network system and aggregated path setting method
Patent Number: 8,547,850

Inventors: Matsubara; Takeshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Technique for previously providing estimate of time required for processing
Patent Number: 8,549,100

Inventors: Matsugashita; Hayato (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Means to reduce a load on a computer and efficiently manage printing jobs or printing devices jobs
Patent Number: 8,553,254

Inventors: Matsui; Eriko (Kanagawa, JP), Kaino; Yuriko (Kanagawa, JP), Kunikiyo; Toshiyuki (Kanagawa, JP), Hirata; Tatsushiro (Kanagawa, JP), Mori; Yoshifumi (Chiba, JP)
Title: Metal complex of heterocyclic aromatic compound
Patent Number: 7,598,358

Inventors: Matsui; Yoshitaka (Osaka, JP), Kawagoe; Yoshiyuki (Osaka, JP)
Title: Liquid crystal display device
Patent Number: 8,553,176

Inventors: Matsukuma; Kenji (Kitakyushu, JP), Nakamura; Takayuki (Kitakyushu, JP), Yokoyama; Kazuhiko (Kitakyushu, JP), Fukudome; Kazuhiro (Kitakyushu, JP)
Title: Robot and method for controlling the robot
Patent Number: 8,549,952

Inventors: Matsumoto; Hideyuki (Tokyo, JP), Yorisaki; Shingo (Tokyo, JP), Hasebe; Akio (Tokyo, JP), Motoyama; Yasuhiro (Tokyo, JP), Okamoto; Masayoshi (Hitachinaka, JP), Narizuka; Yasunori (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Manufacturing method of semiconductor integrated circuit device
Patent Number: 7,598,100

Inventors: Matsumoto; Makoto (Hiroshima, JP), Nishimura; Takuji (Yamagata, JP), Saito; Mutsuo (Hiroshima, JP), Hagita; Mariko (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Pseudorandom number generating system, encryption system, and decryption system
Patent Number: 8,553,880

Inventors: Matsunaga; Seiji (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Noise detection method, noise reduction method, noise detection device, and noise reduction device
Patent Number: 7,599,007

Inventors: Matsushima; Mika (Ichinomiya, JP)
Title: Telephone apparatus, image display method and image display processing program
Patent Number: 8,548,128

Inventors: Matsushima; Ryoji (Yokkaichi, JP)
Title: Low profile semiconductor package
Patent Number: 7,598,604

Inventors: Matsushima; Tomoaki (Kyoto, JP), Yamauchi; Norihiro (Osaka, JP), Ogawa; Junya (Osaka, JP), Aizawa; Koichi (Osaka, JP)
Title: Method for manufacturing ferroelectric device
Patent Number: 8,551,863

Inventors: Matsushita; Hiroshi (Yokosuka, JP)
Title: Abnormality cause specifying method, abnormality cause specifying system, and semiconductor device fabrication method
Patent Number: 7,599,817

Inventors: Matsuura; Satoshi (Nagoya, JP)
Title: Electric discharge lamp unit
Patent Number: 8,547,016

Inventors: Matusch; Rudolf (Marburg, DE)
Title: Injector having a displaceable stopper part
Patent Number: 8,545,441

Inventors: Maul; Gary Christopher (Nederweert, NL), Geukens; Tom (Boulder, CO)
Title: Automatic forward sense calibration for writing systems
Patent Number: 8,553,513

Inventors: Maxim; Adrian (Austin, TX)
Title: Power consumption reduction techniques for an RF receiver implementing a mixing DAC architecture
Patent Number: 7,599,676

Inventors: Maxim; Adrian (Austin, TX), Khoini-Poorfard; Ramin (Austin, TX), Kao; James (Austin, TX)
Title: Receiver architectures utilizing coarse analog tuning and associated methods
Patent Number: 7,599,673

Inventors: May; Andrew (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Microfluidic devices and methods for binary mixing
Patent Number: 8,551,787

Inventors: May; Michael R. (Austin, TX)
Title: Sample rate conversion module and applications thereof
Patent Number: 7,599,451

Inventors: McAlister; Roy E. (Phoenix, AZ)
Title: Integrated fuel injectors and igniters and associated methods of use and manufacture
Patent Number: 8,555,860

Inventors: McClellan; Paul J. (Bend, OR), Dorsh; Cari L. (McMinnville, OR)
Title: Methods and apparatus for merging pre-rendered and dynamic optical-storage label indicia
Patent Number: 8,547,817

Inventors: McClung; Karen Therese (Rockport, TX), McClung, III; Guy L. (Rockport, TX)
Title: Game apparatuses
Patent Number: 8,556,756

Inventors: McCormack; Robert John (Southport, AU)
Title: Secure data scanning method and system
Patent Number: 8,549,322

Inventors: McGaughey; Robert (Bringhurst, IN), Troxler; John (Logansport, IN)
Title: Fuel system electro-static potential differential level sensor element and hardware/software configuration
Patent Number: 8,549,910

Inventors: McGinty; Patrick (Signal Mountain, TN)
Title: Lighted helmet with heat pipe assembly
Patent Number: 8,550,650

Inventors: McGloin; Mark Alexander (Dublin, IE), Pieczul; Olgierd Stanislaw (Dublin, IE), Zurko; Mary Ellen (Groton, MA)
Title: Identifying guests in web meetings
Patent Number: 8,555,339

Inventors: McGuigan; Christopher (Whitchurch, GB), Bugert; Joachim J. (Penarth, GB), Jones; Arwyn T. (Cardiff, GB), Pathirana; Ranjith (Matara, LK), Farleigh; Laura E. (Cardiff, GB)
Title: Chemical compounds
Patent Number: 8,551,966

Inventors: McIntosh; John Ralph (Tulsa, OK), Redman; Melvin C. (Bentonville, AR), Zahn; Neal Winston (Bixby, OK)
Title: Display box
Patent Number: 8,556,081

Inventors: McKee; L. Michael (Friendswood, TX), Ramsey; Robert Michael (Missouri City, TX), Ardic; Hifzi (Sugar Land, TX)
Title: Life monitor for a well access line
Patent Number: 8,544,339

Inventors: McLuckie; Ian Reginald Walter (Leicestershire, GB)
Title: Simulation environment for simulating physical system and/or sub-systems
Patent Number: 8,548,774

Inventors: Mead; John P. (Longmont, CO), McGinnis; Kevin W. (Berthoud, CO)
Title: Performing multiple Reed-Solomon (RS) software error correction coding (ECC) Galois field computations simultaneously
Patent Number: 7,600,176

Inventors: Meadow; William D. (Jacksonville, FL), Gordie, Jr.; Randall A. (St. Augustine, FL)
Title: Methods and apparatus for generating a continuum of image data
Patent Number: 8,554,015

Inventors: Mebarki; Bencherki (Santa Clara, CA), Khandelwal; Amit (Cupertino, CA), Thanh; Linh H. (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Ammonia-based plasma treatment for metal fill in narrow features
Patent Number: 8,551,880

Inventors: Medin, III; John T. (Escondido, CA)
Title: Relative hip motion athletic training device and method
Patent Number: 8,550,930

Inventors: Meijer; Laurent (Roscoff, FR), Bettayeb; Karima (Roscoff, FR), Skaltsounis; Alexios-Le-Andros (Athens, GR), Maglatis; Prokopios (Ambelakia, GR), Boix; Jacint (Lleida, ES), Ribas; Judit (Vilanova de la Barea, ES)
Title: 7-substituted indirubin-3'oximes and their applications
Patent Number: 8,552,053

Inventors: Mejdrich; Eric O. (Rochester, MN), Muff; Adam J. (Rochester, MN), Shearer; Robert A. (Rochester, MN), Tubbs; Matthew R. (Rochester, MN)
Title: Instruction operand addressing using register address sequence detection
Patent Number: 8,549,262

Inventors: Melino, Sr.; Charles (Providence, RI), Melino, Jr.; Charles (Cranston, RI)
Title: Adjustable lower pole assembly
Patent Number: 8,544,661

Inventors: Mellinger; Wendy Ellen (Vienna, VA), Mellinger; Tess Audrey (Vienna, VA)
Title: Ornaments for eyeglasses
Patent Number: 8,549,879

Inventors: Merkli; Peter (Oftringen, CH)
Title: Device and method to supply print products to a processing section
Patent Number: 8,556,252

Inventors: Metcalf; Keith E. (Jasper, IN), Cooper; Bart J. (Petersburg, IN), Henriott; Jay M. (Jasper, IN)
Title: Office partition electrical system
Patent Number: 8,549,804

Inventors: Meunier; Laurent (Bourgoin-Jallieu, FR), Rinaldi; David (Lyons, FR), Yahiaoui; Hakimi (Mions, FR), Faure; Jean-Michel (Oullins, FR)
Title: Admixture for a hydraulic binder
Patent Number: 8,552,093

Inventors: Meylan; Arnaud (San Diego, CA), Deshpande; Manoj M. (San Diego, CA), Jayaram; Ranjith (San Diego, CA), Nanda; Sanjiv (Ramona, CA), Sridhara; Vinay (Santa Clara, CA), Aggarwal; Alok (San Diego, CA), Ko; Norman (San Diego, CA), Krishna; Sendil (San Diego, CA)
Title: Methods and apparatus for determining quality of service in a communication system
Patent Number: 8,553,526

Inventors: Meyrahn; Joachim (Erzhausen, DE), Waldstadt; Manfred (Mainz, DE)
Title: Method and system for weighing products
Patent Number: 8,556,687

Inventors: Mi; Sha (Belmont, MA), Pepinsky; R. Blake (Arlington, MA), Shao; Zhaohui (Brookline, MA), Graff; Christilyn (Cambridge, MA)
Title: SP35 antibodies and uses thereof
Patent Number: 8,551,476

Inventors: Michaelis; Mary Louise (Lawrence, KS), Georg; Ingrid Gunda (Lawrence, KS), Himes; Richard H. (Lawrence, KS), Audus; Kenneth L. (Lawrence, KS)
Title: Neuroprotective agents
Patent Number: 7,598,282

Inventors: Michalski; Bernhard (Maulburg, DE), Buser; Dominik (Thurneu, CH), Scherr; Stefan (Kandern, DE)
Title: Propagation time measuring method for determining a distance
Patent Number: 8,552,744

Inventors: Mihira; Yoshiro (Inagi, JP)
Title: Image processing system and control method thereof
Patent Number: 8,553,292

Inventors: Mikami; Ruriko (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Print control apparatus and method for printing images on a continuous sheet
Patent Number: 8,556,369

Inventors: Mikawa; Takumi (Shiga, JP), Judai; Yuji (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Ferroelectric memory device
Patent Number: 7,598,556

Inventors: Miki; Masahiro (Ibaraki, JP), Kitagawa; Hiroki (Kusatsu, JP)
Title: Low-pressure mercury vapor lamp with an adhering unit to improve luminous efficiency
Patent Number: 7,598,662

Inventors: Miller; Lynn A. (Crossville, TN)
Title: Portable solar and wind-powered energy generating system
Patent Number: 8,552,581

Inventors: Miller; Michael L. (Framingham, MA), Chari; Ravi V. J. (Newton, MA), Baloglu; Erkan (Stoneham, MA)
Title: Cytotoxic agents comprising new C-2 modified taxanes
Patent Number: 7,598,290

Inventors: Miloslavsky; Gennady (Brooklyn, NY)
Title: Ornamented composite materials
Patent Number: 8,544,399

Inventors: Mimar; Tibet (Morgan Hill, CA)
Title: Mobile security audio-video recorder with local storage and continuous recording loop
Patent Number: 8,547,435

Inventors: Minami; Kouichi (Ishikawa, JP), Kotani; Seigo (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Method and apparatus for processing information, and computer program product
Patent Number: 8,555,074

Inventors: Minarelli; Alessandro (Albino, IT)
Title: Adhesive-permeable strip container, a relative blank, and a method of manufacturing the container
Patent Number: 8,550,242

Inventors: Minbe; Ryuichi (Ebina, JP), Kawagoe; Katsuya (Kawasaki, JP), Sengoku; Kenji (Kawasaki, JP), Fujita; Junpei (Sagamihara, JP), Ichihashi; Osamu (Sagamihara, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus with transfer nip adjustment function
Patent Number: 8,548,345

Inventors: Minemura; Hiroyuki (Kokubunji, JP)
Title: Optical disk apparatus
Patent Number: 7,599,271

Inventors: Ming; Wei (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Creation and placement of two-dimensional barcode stamps on printed documents for storing authentication information
Patent Number: 8,544,748

Inventors: Minica; Stuart (La Vernia, TX)
Title: Opacity changing peep sight
Patent Number: 8,544,180

Inventors: Mishra; Vikas (Cupertino, CA), Wang; Bingda Brandon (Milpitas, CA)
Title: Area efficient arrangement of interface devices within an integrated circuit
Patent Number: 8,549,257

Inventors: Mitani; Yasutaka (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus and control method of image processing apparatus
Patent Number: 7,599,084

Inventors: Miura; Takahiro (Kanagawa, JP), Sumi; Yojiro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Reproducing device and optical path length servo control method
Patent Number: 8,553,516

Inventors: Mix; Ryan (Foley, MN)
Title: Multi-purpose landscaping tool
Patent Number: 8,555,993

Inventors: Miyaji; Katsuaki (Funabashi, JP), Shigeta; Yukihiro (Funabashi, JP), Nakano; Satoshi (Funabashi, JP), Iwamoto; Shunuske (Funabashi, JP), Hirokawa; Yutaka (Funabashi, JP), Ota; Hirofumi (Funabashi, JP), Yanagihara; Kazufumi (Funabashi, JP), Owada; Shingo (Funabashi, JP), Ishiwata; Norihisa (Minami-Saitama-gun, JP)
Title: 3-ethylidenehydrazino substituted heterocyclic compounds as thrombopoietin receptor activators
Patent Number: 8,552,031

Inventors: Miyamoto; Hiroshi (Koto, JP)
Title: Crystalline forms of thiazolidinedione compound and its manufacturing method
Patent Number: 8,552,038

Inventors: Miyamoto; Kenji (Kanagawa, JP), Ohta; Hiromichi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Hydrogen peroxide-forming NADH oxidase and DNA encoding the same
Patent Number: 8,546,113

Inventors: Miyata; Takashi (Yamanashi, JP), Matsumoto; Tetsuya (Yamanashi, JP), Sugio; Yukihiko (Yamanashi, JP), Kamo; Yoshihiko (Yamanashi, JP)
Title: Gas discharge display apparatus
Patent Number: 7,598,664

Inventors: Miyazaki; Takeshige (Chiryu, JP), Hatori; Hiroki (Nishio, JP), Sasaki; Kan (Nagoya, JP), Tanba; Toshio (Kariya, JP), Hayashi; Yousuke (Toyota, JP)
Title: Vehicular power transmission control apparatus
Patent Number: 8,545,365

Inventors: Miyoshi; Yasuo (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Development device and process cartridge including development device
Patent Number: 7,599,649

Inventors: Mizuno; Hiroyuki (Kokubunji, JP), Ishibashi; Koichiro (Warabi, JP), Shimura; Takanori (Chiba, JP), Hattori; Toshihiro (Kodaira, JP)
Title: Semiconductor integrated circuit including charging pump
Patent Number: 7,598,796

Inventors: Mizuta; Keiji (Hiroshima, JP), Ozawa; Yoshiharu (Ritto, JP), Yoshikawa; Mutsumi (Ritto, JP), Kawashita; Rimpei (Takasago, JP)
Title: Spindle inclination detector and machine tool including the same
Patent Number: 8,545,145

Inventors: Mizutani; Masahiko (Fujisawa, JP), Yajima; Yusuke (Fujisawa, JP), Yamamoto; Nobuyuki (Yokohama, JP), Ashi; Yoshihiro (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Communication system, subscriber accommodating apparatus and communication method
Patent Number: 8,554,075

Inventors: Moffitt; Michael A. (Valencia, CA), Meadows; Paul M. (Glendale, CA)
Title: Devices with cannula and electrode lead for brain stimulation and methods of use and manufacture
Patent Number: 8,548,602

Inventors: Moffitt; Michael D. (Austin, TX), Sustik; Matyas A. (Austin, TX), Villarrubia; Paul G. (Austin, TX)
Title: Partitioning for hardware-accelerated functional verification
Patent Number: 8,555,221

Inventors: Mohan Rao; Dodda (Hyderabad, IN), Krishnareddy; Pingili (Hyderabad, IN), Jithender; Aadepu (Hyderabad, IN)
Title: Solid dapoxetine
Patent Number: 8,546,615

Inventors: Mohanty; Arjya Bhushan (Drissa, IN), Misri; Ripen (Maharashtra, IN)
Title: Oral care toothpowder composition with fluoride ion source
Patent Number: 8,545,819

Inventors: Moncrief; James W. (Plano, TX), Martins; James J. (Spring, TX)
Title: System and software of enhanced pharmaceutical operations in long-term care facilities and related methods
Patent Number: 8,554,574

Inventors: Monk; Thomas (Gladbeck, DE), Spanel; Axel (Duisburg, DE), Zacharias; Wolfgang (Duisburg, DE)
Title: Nose dome for a turbomachine rotor
Patent Number: 8,545,174

Inventors: Monteiro; Antonio M (New York, NY), Butterworth; James F (New York, NY)
Title: System for delivering media
Patent Number: 7,600,120

Inventors: Montgomery; David (Tucson, AZ), Sorenson; Todd C. (Tucson, AZ)
Title: Using a migration cache to cache tracks during migration
Patent Number: 8,555,019

Inventors: Moore; Joseph Harold (Brentwood, TN), Davis; Stephen Rhett (Nashville, TN)
Title: System and method for providing internet radio service
Patent Number: 8,549,402

Inventors: Moore; Tiffany (Arlington, VA)
Title: Exercise equipment carrier
Patent Number: 8,550,243

Inventors: Moore; Timothy P. (Mountain View, CA), McCracken; Thaddeus C. (Portland, OR)
Title: Method and system for implementing core placement
Patent Number: 8,549,457

Inventors: Morejon; Orlando (Key Largo, FL)
Title: Endotracheal tube cleaning apparatus
Patent Number: 8,557,054

Inventors: Morel; Marc (Bievres, FR)
Title: Device forming a shared telephone address book, associated telephone terminal and method
Patent Number: 8,548,446

Inventors: Moreland; Jessica A. (Columbus, OH), Hawker; Christopher L. (Columbus, OH)
Title: Hand held rotary cutting devices
Patent Number: 8,555,513

Inventors: Morgan; Kelvin L. (Atlanta, GA)
Title: Sensor and circuit configuration for occupant detection
Patent Number: 7,598,881

Inventors: Mori; Namihiro (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Information processing apparatus, control method for information processing apparatus, and storage medium
Patent Number: 8,553,263

Inventors: Mori; Takateru (Minowa-machi, JP), Kato; Kazutoshi (Minamiminova-mura, JP), Ito; Ayumu (Minowa-machi, JP)
Title: Progressive power lens and progressive power lens design method
Patent Number: 8,550,622

Inventors: Mori; Toshiki (Kodaira, JP), Osaki; Yoshiro (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Telephone system, its log-in management method and server device
Patent Number: 7,599,358

Inventors: Morimoto; Takashi (Suita, JP), Kubo; Naoki (Takarazuka, JP), Ishida; Kouichi (Sakai, JP), Hirose; Satoru (Sakai, JP), Endo; Takeshi (Osaka, JP)
Title: Image pickup device having a light shield element
Patent Number: 7,598,478

Inventors: Morinaga; Masanobu (Kawasaki, JP), Fukuyama; Noriyuki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Communication-quality measuring apparatus, communications terminal device, communication-quality measuring method, and computer program
Patent Number: 8,547,858

Inventors: Morioka; Muneharu (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Lead frame, semiconductor device, method of manufacturing lead frame, and method of manufacturing semiconductor device
Patent Number: 8,552,542

Inventors: Morita; Seiji (Yokohama, JP), Umezawa; Kazuyo (Yokohama, JP), Sakurai; Masatoshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Ultraviolet-curing resin material for pattern transfer and magnetic recording medium manufacturing method using the same
Patent Number: 8,551,685

Inventors: Moriya; Kouki (Aichi-ken, JP), Kakehi; Jumpei (Toyota, JP), Bin Hashim; Hasrul Sany (Toyota, JP)
Title: Device and method for controlling starter, and vehicle
Patent Number: 8,554,453

Inventors: Moriyama; Genta (Anjo, JP), Fujisawa; Hideki (Hekinan, JP), Nakamura; Masaharu (Anjo, JP)
Title: Seat reclining apparatus for vehicle
Patent Number: 8,550,560

Inventors: Moriyama; Takayoshi (Miura, JP), Higuchi; Kazunari (Yokohama, JP), Hashimoto; Sumio (Yokosuka, JP), Kumashiro; Shinichi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Lighting apparatus and light-emitting element mounting substrate having stress absorbing means
Patent Number: 8,556,460

Inventors: Morris; Bradley John (Ottawa, CA), Fuller; Arthur Thomas Gerald (Carp, CA)
Title: Methods and systems for programmable digital up-conversion
Patent Number: 8,553,807

Inventors: Morzycki; Jacek Witold (Bialystok, PL), Wojtkielewicz; Agnieszka (Bialystok, PL), Oklestkova; Jana (Olsany u Prostejova, CZ), Hoffmannova; Lucie (Pribor, CZ), Strnad; Miroslav (Olomouc, CZ)
Title: Saponin compounds, methods of preparation thereof, use thereof and pharmaceutical compositions
Patent Number: 8,552,161

Inventors: Moskowitz; Scott (Sunny Isles Beach, FL), Cooperman; Marc (Short Hills, NJ)
Title: Steganographic method and device
Patent Number: 8,549,305

Inventors: Moss; Roy G. (Palo Alto, CA), Keithley; Douglas G. (Boise, ID), Woolley; Richard N. (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for fine edge control on integrated circuit outputs
Patent Number: 8,549,342

Inventors: Motohashi; Kenji (Kanagawa, JP), Miyanishi; Hideji (Kanagawa, JP), Aoki; Kazumasa (Tokyo, JP), Shoji; Toshinobu (Kanagawa, JP), Kazama; Kikuo (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Noise injection apparatus for printed circuit board
Patent Number: 7,598,747

Inventors: Motoki; Moriguchi (Osaka, JP)
Title: Fixing device and image forming apparatus including the same
Patent Number: 8,554,123

Inventors: Moulik; Supratik Kumar (Columbus, OH)
Title: Method and system for automated interpretation of computer tomography scan data
Patent Number: 8,553,952

Inventors: Moustgaard; Allan Juhl (Soenderborg, DK), Prytz; Sune (Soenderborg, DK), Petersen; Hans Kurt (Egtved, DK)
Title: Modular valve
Patent Number: 8,549,875

Inventors: Moutray; Belinda Sue (Seattle, WA)
Title: Ergonomic therapeutic massage device
Patent Number: 8,556,838

Inventors: Mujumdar; Prasad S. (Fremont, CA), Pruet, III; Clarence M. (Flower Mound, TX)
Title: Adding a key column to a table to be replicated
Patent Number: 8,554,730

Inventors: Mukasa; Kazunori (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Manufacturing method of photonic band gap fiber and photonic band gap fiber
Patent Number: 8,554,038

Inventors: Muller; David (Boston, MA), Ryan; Thomas (Waltham, MA)
Title: Eye therapy system
Patent Number: 8,545,487

Inventors: Murabayashi; Noboru (Saitama, JP), Okamoto; Hiroshige (Kanagawa, JP), Miyamoto; Masaru (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Information signal processing method and apparatus, and computer program product
Patent Number: 8,554,057

Inventors: Murakoshi; Atsushi (Oita-ken, JP), Harada; Tsubasa (Oita-ken, JP)
Title: Solid state image capture device and method for manufacturing same
Patent Number: 8,552,516

Inventors: Murakoshi; Hiroyuki (Sayama, JP), Kasahara; Kenji (Sayama, JP), Nishiyama; Daisuke (Sayama, JP)
Title: Oven controlled crystal oscillator
Patent Number: 8,547,182

Inventors: Muramatsu; Keiichi (Osaka, JP)
Title: Optical disc apparatus
Patent Number: 8,553,509

Inventors: Muramatsu; Kotaro (Odawara, JP), Yagisawa; Ikuya (Machida, JP), Zimoto; Yoshifumi (Odawara, JP)
Title: Storage system with storage medium package power control
Patent Number: 8,555,008

Inventors: Murphy; Elissa E. S. (Seattle, WA), Hulten; Geoffrey J (Lynwood, WA), Mishra; Manav (Kirkland, WA), Rounthwaite; Robert L. (Fall City, WA)
Title: Secure safe sender list
Patent Number: 7,599,993

Inventors: Murphy; Nestor P. (West Bloomfield, MI), Rock; David E. (Sylvania, OH), Walton; Hugh A. (Holly, MI), Frati; Maximo (Ypsilanti, MI)
Title: Ion source and metals used in making components thereof and method of making same
Patent Number: 7,598,500

Inventors: Murphy; Ramon R. (Grand Blanc, MI)
Title: Cord organizing system for hair shears
Patent Number: 8,544,623

Inventors: Muta; Tadayoshi (Honjo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor apparatus manufacturing method and semiconductor apparatus
Patent Number: 8,546,801

Inventors: Na'im; Nazman (Johor Bahru, MY), Boo; Yeong Yih (Jaya, MY)
Title: Post polish disk cleaning process
Patent Number: 8,551,253

Inventors: Nabors; Ron (Casa Grande, AZ)
Title: Grill hook device
Patent Number: 8,556,310

Inventors: Nagamine; Masamitsu (Tokyo, JP), Kishikawa; Yo (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Exposure device, LED head and image forming device
Patent Number: 8,547,411

Inventors: Nagano; Atsushi (Osaka, JP)
Title: Input device of two orthogonal polarized-wave waveguide type, and radio wave receiving converter and antenna device using the input device
Patent Number: 7,598,920

Inventors: Nagano; Hajime (Mie, JP), Furuhata; Takeo (Mie, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device and method of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 7,598,562

Inventors: Nagaoka; Toshiyuki (Daito, JP)
Title: Optical disc recording/reproducing apparatus
Patent Number: 7,599,268

Inventors: Nagaraja; Nagendra (Bangalore, IN), El-Maleh; Khaled (San Diego, CA)
Title: Systems, methods, and apparatus for context processing using multi resolution analysis
Patent Number: 8,554,550

Inventors: Nagashima; Hisayuki (Wako, JP)
Title: Voice recognition device, voice recognition method, and voice recognition program
Patent Number: 8,548,806

Inventors: Naghavi; Morteza (Houston, TX), Kharalkar; Nachiket (Austin, TX), O'Brien; Timothy J. (Anoka, MN)
Title: Method and apparatus for determining vascular health conditions
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Inventors: Nakagaki; Shinya (Osaka, JP), Inoue; Toshikazu (Osaka, JP), Kumazaki; Kazuya (Osaka, JP), Hattori; Mineharu (Osaka, JP), Ichikawa; Tetsuji (Osaka, JP), Iguchi; Nobuo (Osaka, JP), Morimoto; Akio (Kawasaki, JP), Kusayanagi; Michio (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Converter and communication control method
Patent Number: 7,599,376

Inventors: Nakagawa; Ikuo (Tokyo, JP), Hirai; Hidemi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: System and method for providing service
Patent Number: 8,549,063

Inventors: Nakagawa; Ken-Ichi (Sakai, JP), Suzuki; Masahiro (Sakai, JP)
Title: Exoergic filler composition, resin composition, exoergic grease and exoergic coating composition
Patent Number: 8,546,476

Inventors: Nakai; Masaya (Hirakata, JP), Matsumoto; Mitsuaki (Hirakata, JP), Hayashi; Nobuhiko (Osaka, JP), Kuramoto; Keiichi (Kadoma, JP)
Title: Optical part for camera and method of fabricating the same
Patent Number: 7,599,133

Inventors: Nakai; Yuki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Information processing apparatus, authentication method, and computer program
Patent Number: 8,549,636

Inventors: Nakaike; Takuya (Yokohama, JP), Inagaki; Tatsushi (Yokohama, JP), Komatsu; Hideaki (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Profile-based global live-range splitting
Patent Number: 8,555,270

Inventors: Nakajima; Akira (Matsumoto, JP)
Title: Organic electroluminescent device, method of manufacturing organic electroluminescent device, and electronic apparatus
Patent Number: 7,598,672

Inventors: Nakajima; Masanobu (Toride, JP), Nakase; Takahiro (Toride, JP), Yamamoto; Naoyuki (Toride, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus including a heater positioned between a photosensitive member and a corona charger
Patent Number: 7,599,642

Inventors: Nakajima; Tomohiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus wherein the position of the rotational axis of the oscillating mirror is fixed in the plane orthogonal to the torsion beam such that the rotational axis of the oscillating mirror meets the intersection point of a light beam from a light source unit and a light axis of the focusing optical system
Patent Number: 7,599,105

Inventors: Nakami; Yoshihiro (Nagano-ken, JP), Fukasawa; Kenji (Nagano-ken, JP)
Title: Control of image output using image processing control data
Patent Number: 7,598,983

Inventors: Nakamura; Akihiro (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Electronic apparatus for which program is rewritable and program rewriting method
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Inventors: Nakamura; Kazutomo (Shiga, JP)
Title: Electronic shelf label system and display method
Patent Number: 8,556,172

Inventors: Nakamura; Koji (Tsu, JP)
Title: Gear transmission
Patent Number: 8,545,358

Inventors: Nakamura; Makiko (Chino, JP), Mizoguchi; Yasushi (Suwa, JP)
Title: Light deflecting element, light deflector, and image forming device
Patent Number: 8,553,305

Inventors: Nakamura; Makoto (Zushi, JP), Tsuruta; Seiji (Atsugi, JP)
Title: Valve control apparatus for internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 8,544,429

Inventors: Nakamura; Taku (Ube, JP), Naiki; Masahiro (Ube, JP), Morikami; Atsushi (Ube, JP), Adachi; Fumio (Ube, JP), Takahashi; Manabu (Ube, JP)
Title: Aqueous polyurethane resin dispersion, preparation method of the same, and coating composition containing the same
Patent Number: 8,552,109

Inventors: Nakao; Junichi (Tokyo, JP), Honma; Yasuyuki (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Portable terminal equipment and thin-type housing reinforcing structure for use in same
Patent Number: 8,554,288

Inventors: Nakao; Ken (Nirasaki, JP), Harada; Muneo (Nirasaki, JP), Iida; Itaru (Nirasaki, JP), Yamaguchi; Eiji (Nirasaki, JP)
Title: Method for manufacturing semiconductor device
Patent Number: 8,546,185

Inventors: Nakashima; Ryoichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Information processing apparatus, power-supply control method, program, and power supply control system
Patent Number: 8,547,204

Inventors: Nakashima; Yasunori (Yokohama, JP), Goto; Tetsuo (Yokohama, JP), Ogawa; Kenzo (Yokohama, JP), Takahashi; Kanji (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Radioactive contamination monitoring device and monitoring method
Patent Number: 8,552,385

Inventors: Nakaso; Koji (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus and image forming system
Patent Number: 7,599,635

Inventors: Nakazato; Norio (Inzai, JP), Sudo; Kimihiko (Yokohama, JP), Akai; Hiroshi (Fujisawa, JP), Yotsumoto; Naoki (Tachikawa, JP), Oyama; Hiroshi (Hitachi, JP), Sasaki; Shigeyuki (Kasumigaura, JP), Hatakeyama; Atsushi (Ome, JP), Maruyama; Takaaki (Ome, JP), Tanabe; Kouichi (Ome, JP)
Title: Light source module
Patent Number: 8,547,502

Inventors: Nakonechny; Stephen (Ocala, FL)
Title: Interface apparatus for stacking coin holders
Patent Number: 8,550,239

Inventors: Nam; Dong Sik (Hwaseong-si, KR)
Title: Touch panel sensor
Patent Number: 8,550,991

Inventors: Nam; Jeong-Sik (Seoul, KR), Song; Ho-Sung (Seoul, KR)
Title: Semiconductor memory devices having signal delay controller and methods performed therein
Patent Number: 7,599,234

Inventors: Nam; Sang-Yun (Icheon-si, KR)
Title: Fuse part of semiconductor device and method of fabricating the same
Patent Number: 8,552,427

Inventors: Nanataki; Hideo (Yokohama, JP), Nomura; Takashi (Numazu, JP), Takagi; Kenji (Mishima, JP)
Title: Image fixing apparatus
Patent Number: 7,599,637

Inventors: Narayana; Aswartha (Aliso Viejo, CA), Ji; Chuanwen (Irvine, CA), Phan; Duc T. (Saratoga, CA), Chen; Min (San Jose, CA), Guo; Hengchang (Rancho Santa Margarita, CA)
Title: Disk drive correcting track ID in response to an estimated radial location and a burst PES
Patent Number: 8,553,351

Inventors: Narendran; Rajveen (Olathe, KS), Perez; Cesar (Olathe, KS), Talley; Ryan (Overland Park, KS)
Title: Use of IMSI during femtocell registration to avoid identifier conflicts
Patent Number: 8,554,215

Inventors: Narita; Tateki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus and compression method therefor
Patent Number: 8,548,233

Inventors: Narvaez; Gonzalo Zambrano (Edmonton, CA), Chalaturnyk; Richard John (St-Albert, CA), Lang; Peter (Edmonton, CA)
Title: Outside casing conveyed low flow impedance sensor gauge system and method
Patent Number: 8,555,712

Inventors: Natarajan; Ravi (Fremont, CA)
Title: Methods for providing a response and systems thereof
Patent Number: 8,554,999

Inventors: Naval; Rufino U. (San Juan Capistrano, CA), Lee; Richard W. (Mission Viejo, CA), McDonough; William B. (Huntington Beach, CA)
Title: RF wireless permanently mounted searchlight
Patent Number: 8,552,842

Inventors: Navarro; Louis E. (East Meadow, NY)
Title: Vehicle magnetic drive apparatus
Patent Number: 8,556,006

Inventors: Nave; Shawn Michael (Tucson, AZ), Yardy; Raymond (Tucson, AZ)
Title: Cell engagement and retention carriage
Patent Number: 8,550,763

Inventors: Nebauer-McRae; Marie L. (Toormina, AU)
Title: Portable pool table device
Patent Number: 8,550,929

Inventors: Nebolsin; Vladimir Evgenievich (Moscow, RU), Kromova; Tatyana Alexandrovna (Kaluga, RU), Zheltukhina; Galina Alexandrovna (Moscow, RU), Kovaleva; Violetta Leonidovna (Moscow, RU)
Title: Phenyl-N-acyl derivatives of amines and amino acids, a process for the preparation thereof, a pharmaceutical composition and use thereof
Patent Number: 8,546,612

Inventors: Neilesh; Patel (Los Altos, CA)
Title: System and method for facilitating healthcare volunteering
Patent Number: 8,548,839

Inventors: Neu; Thorben (Los Angeles, CA), Razi; Vincent (Granada Hills, CA), Kleeman; David A. (Marina del Rey, CA)
Title: Electronic accessories for digital music players and related methods
Patent Number: 8,556,653

Inventors: Neumair; Georg (Thalhausen, DE), Konig; Johann (Oberhaching, DE)
Title: Hydraulic control device and pressure switch
Patent Number: 8,549,853

Inventors: Neumann; Peter (Hannover, 30163, DE)
Title: Method and system for parallel vector data processing of vector data having a number of data elements including a defined first bit-length
Patent Number: 7,600,104

Inventors: Nguyen; Quang A. (Chesterfield, MO)
Title: Method for producing ethanol and co-products from cellulosic biomass
Patent Number: 8,545,633

Inventors: Nicas; Edgar L. (North Richland Hills, TX)
Title: In-shower foot scrubber
Patent Number: 8,555,430

Inventors: Nichiporov; Dmitri (Bloomington, IN), Solberg; Keith (Bloomington, IN), Wolanski; Mark (Indianapolis, IN), Klyachko; Alexander (Bloomington, IN), Eads; Alan (Bloomington, IN)
Title: Dose profile measurement system for clinical proton fields
Patent Number: 8,552,731

Inventors: Nichols; Wendy (Marion, AL)
Title: Portable toddler mat
Patent Number: 8,549,680

Inventors: Nicolai; Haayo (Hoogeveen, NL)
Title: Method for operating of a boiler of a device such as a coffee maker
Patent Number: 8,555,775

Inventors: Niedenthal; Rainer (Hannover, DE), Jakobs; Astrid (Hannover, DE), Koehnke; Jesko (Oldenberg i.H., DE)
Title: Method for determining sumoylation
Patent Number: 8,551,717

Inventors: Nields; Morgan W. (Englewood, CO), Gustafson; David E. (Westminster, CO)
Title: Methods and apparatuses for performing and monitoring thermal ablation
Patent Number: 8,556,888

Inventors: Niemi; Sami (Skanor, SE), Sten; Johan (Malmo, SE)
Title: Method for indexing images and for reading an index of an image
Patent Number: 8,554,773

Inventors: Nikaeen; Parastoo (Mountain View, CA), Sidiropoulos; Stefanos (Palo Alto, CA), Loinaz; Marc Joseph (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Systems, circuits, and methods for a digital frequency synthesizer
Patent Number: 8,552,767

Inventors: Ning; Alex (Carlsbad, CA)
Title: Imaging system and device
Patent Number: 8,547,423

Inventors: Nishiguchi; Naoki (Kawasaki, JP), Hasegawa; Eiji (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: IC chip, board, information processing equipment and storage medium
Patent Number: 8,549,321

Inventors: Nishijima; Yoshiharu (Kahoku, JP)
Title: Connector housing with an opening for holding another connector housing for providing movements in three mutually perpendicular directions
Patent Number: 8,550,831

Inventors: Nishimoto; Kosei (Kiyosu, JP), Yanai; Koji (Kariya, JP), Naganuma; Takahiro (Kariya, JP)
Title: Board-housing case and fluid pressure control device including thereof
Patent Number: 7,599,189

Inventors: Nishimura; Kazuto (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Packet relay device and congestion control method
Patent Number: 8,553,538

Inventors: Nishimura; Shinichiro (Sapporo, JP), Takegawa; Yasuhiro (Sapporo, JP)
Title: Synthesis of core sugar chain structure of asparagine-linked glycoprotein
Patent Number: 7,598,372

Inventors: Nishinaga; Eugene Iwao (San Rafael, CA), Nishinaga; Kevin Kohei (San Rafael, CA)
Title: Method of preventing collisions by reacting to control system failures
Patent Number: 8,554,397

Inventors: Nishino; Katsuaki (Kanagawa, JP), Tsunashima; Nobuhiro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Moving object detecting device, moving object detecting method, and computer program
Patent Number: 8,548,202

Inventors: Nishioka; Nobuhiro (Osaka, JP)
Title: Sheet feeder and image forming apparatus therewith
Patent Number: 8,550,452

Inventors: Nishiyama; Osamu (Kanagawa, JP), Kagoshima; Takehiko (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Speech segment processor
Patent Number: 8,554,565

Inventors: Nishizawa; Toshiki (Yokohama, JP), Kobayashi; Kenji (Yokohama, JP), Mitsuhashi; Yuji (Yokohama, JP), Tomita; Hiroshi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Wavelength selective switch
Patent Number: 7,599,587

Inventors: Nitsuma; Kenichi (Tochigi, JP)
Title: Vehicle seat
Patent Number: 8,550,552

Inventors: Nitsuma; Kenichi (Tochigi, JP)
Title: Vehicle seat
Patent Number: 8,544,948

Inventors: Noah; Mark P. (Butler, PA), Snyder; Glenn R. (Dayton, PA), Phillips, Sr.; Charles M. (Zelienople, PA)
Title: Hammer with leverage No. II
Patent Number: 8,544,821

Inventors: Nocera; David (Martinsville, NJ), Tippur; Chandrashekar (San Marcos, CA), Kasukhela; Bhaskar (San Marcos, CA), Konkimalla; Rajiv (Edison, NJ), Suprina; Darren Richard (East Brunswick, NJ)
Title: Stateless-agentless system and method of managing data in a computing environment
Patent Number: 8,549,121

Inventors: Noda; Masashi (Aichi-ken, JP), Kanbe; Shinobu (Aichi-ken, JP), Mori; Hiroyoshi (Aichi-ken, JP), Nishimura; Motohide (Gifu-ken, JP)
Title: Joining structure for an acrylic rubber composition and heat-resistant hose
Patent Number: 7,598,306

Inventors: Noda; Tomoyuki (Kawasaki, JP), Itano; Tetsuya (Zama, JP), Iwata; Koichiro (Ebina, JP), Takahashi; Hidekazu (Zama, JP)
Title: Image sensing apparatus, imaging system, and imaging sensing apparatus driving method
Patent Number: 8,553,123

Inventors: Noecker, Jr.; Nicholas James (Houston, TX), Ruano; Julio Eloy (Round Rock, TX), Torres; Javier Ricardo (Austin, TX), Williamson; Paul Stuart (Round Rock, TX)
Title: Print job management based on energy pricing and load
Patent Number: 8,547,582

Inventors: Nogami; Masamichi (Tokyo, JP), Noda; Masaki (Tokyo, JP), Tagami; Hitoyuki (Tokyo, JP), Motoshima; Kuniaki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Circuit for varying gain of preamplifier
Patent Number: 7,598,479

Inventors: Noguchi; Akane (Hamamatsu, JP)
Title: RFID tag-reading notification apparatus, control method therefor, and program for implementing the control method
Patent Number: 7,598,875

Inventors: Noguchi; Akiteru (Yokohama, JP), Doi; Koichi (Fujisawa, JP), Tsubai; Katsuhiro (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Treatment equipment of organic waste and treatment method
Patent Number: 8,551,337

Inventors: Noguchi; Yuji (Obu, JP), Asahi; Takeo (Kariya, JP)
Title: Valve timing control apparatus
Patent Number: 8,550,045

Inventors: Noh; Myonghoon (Seongnam-si, KR), Shim; Hyu Tae (Hwaseong, KR), Seo; Kangsoo (Suwon-si, KR), Kook; Jae Chang (Hwaseong-si, KR), Lee; Chang Wook (Suwon-si, KR), Park; Jongsool (Hwaseong-si, KR)
Title: Planetary gear train of automatic transmission for vehicles
Patent Number: 8,556,770

Inventors: Nojima; Kazuhiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Method and system of evaluating distribution of lattice strain on crystal material
Patent Number: 8,552,372

Inventors: Nolting; Reinhard (Detmold, DE), Elsaesser; Sven (Detmold, DE), Kueppers; Bernd (Detmold, DE), Boensch; Mattias (Bielefeld, DE)
Title: Fixing device for fixing a cable at a housing feed-through
Patent Number: 8,556,649

Inventors: Nomura; Kazuhiro (Osaka, JP), Yamaguchi; Katsuhisa (Osaka, JP)
Title: Content transmission device and content transmission method
Patent Number: 8,553,879

Inventors: Noordhoek; Nicolaas Jan (Breda, NL)
Title: Semicircular inversed offset scanning for enlarged field of view 3D
Patent Number: 8,548,117

Inventors: Norimatsu; Masashi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Plate-making apparatus and printing plate manufacturing method
Patent Number: 8,553,290

Inventors: Nourry; Pascal (Rennes, FR), Relier; Stephanie (Domloup, FR), Daude; Francois (Pace, FR)
Title: Method and device for the encryption and decryption of data
Patent Number: 8,548,164

Inventors: Nowacek; David (San Antonio, TX)
Title: Remote monitoring system for ground-based game feeder, varmint guard, tray and skirt assembly and quail feeder
Patent Number: 8,555,812

Inventors: Nudelman; Abraham (Rechovot, IL), Rephaeli; Ada (Herzlia, IL), Gil-Ad; Irit (Herzlia, IL), Weizman; Abraham (Tel-Aviv, IL)
Title: Conjugated psychotropic drugs and uses thereof
Patent Number: 7,598,239

Inventors: Nunez; Mario (Chicago, IL), Panklewicz; Krzysztof A. (Buffalo Grove, IL)
Title: Pressure control and relief system
Patent Number: 8,550,104

Inventors: Nutzel; Dominik (Munich, DE)
Title: Device and method for receiving or dispensing bank notes
Patent Number: 8,544,629

Inventors: Nystedt; Johanna (Helsinki, FI), Anderson; Heidi (Helsinki, FI), Satomaa; Tero (Helsinki, FI), Natunen; Jari (Vantaa, FI), Helin; Jari (Rajamaki, FI), Saarinen; Juhani (Helsinki, FI)
Title: Compounds and combinations
Patent Number: 8,546,353

Inventors: O'Connor; Dennis M. (Chandler, AZ), Clark; Lawrence T. (Phoenix, AZ)
Title: Register file with integrated routing to execution units for multi-threaded processors
Patent Number: 7,600,084

Inventors: O'Keefe; Shaun Peter (Victoria, AU)
Title: Data block offset encoding method for coordinates
Patent Number: 8,544,741

Inventors: O'Meara; Kevin Thomas (Chatsworth, CA)
Title: Current-sourced power supplies
Patent Number: 7,598,717

Inventors: O'Sullivan; Patrick J. (Dublin, IE), Sechuga; Gregory (Westfield, IN), Stern; Edith H. (Yorktown Heights, NY), Willner; Barry E. (Briarcliff Manor, NY)
Title: Data consistency in long-running processes
Patent Number: 8,555,115

Inventors: Oaks; David (Sammamish, WA), Sanders; Chris (Redmond, WA)
Title: Method and system for cooling an ultrasound probe
Patent Number: 8,544,330

Inventors: Oba; Mitsuru (Anjo, JP)
Title: Control apparatus for vehicular drive system
Patent Number: 8,556,773

Inventors: Oberg; Mats (Cupertino, CA), Keirn; Zachary (Loveland, CO), Painter; Christopher (Longmont, CO)
Title: Method and system for radial and tangential tilt calibration of optical storage systems
Patent Number: 8,553,510

Inventors: Obermeyer; Richard (Tustin Ranch, CA), Dandekar; Ajay (Foothill Ranch, CA)
Title: Dynamic memory and I/O management in a GPS receiver
Patent Number: 8,548,109

Inventors: Obradovich; Michael L. (San Clemente, CA)
Title: Multimedia information and control system for automobiles
Patent Number: 8,554,404

Inventors: Obuchi; Tatsuya (Chiba, JP)
Title: Label manufacturing method and label manufacturing apparatus
Patent Number: 8,545,218

Inventors: Oda; Ryunosuke (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Imaging apparatus, data processing method, and program
Patent Number: 8,554,017

Inventors: Odaguchi; Hirofumi (Osaka, JP)
Title: Memory card control device and method for controlling the same
Patent Number: 8,549,337

Inventors: Odaira; Rei (Kanagawa, JP), Ogata; Kazunori (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Method of tracing object allocation site in program, as well as computer system and computer program therefor
Patent Number: 8,555,255

Inventors: Ogawa; Takeshi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus, control method of image forming apparatus, and computer program product for forming an image comprised of overlapping color and transparent images
Patent Number: 8,547,597

Inventors: Oguri; Satoshi (Osaka, JP), Yoshida; Toshinobu (Osaka, JP), Kawamoto; Manami (Osaka, JP), Mizusu; Kenichi (Osaka, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 7,599,919

Inventors: Oh; Hwa-yeul (Suwon-si, KR), Kim; Byoung-june (Seoul, KR), Yang; Sung-hoon (Seoul, KR), Choi; Jae-ho (Seoul, KR), Choi; Yong-mo (Suwon-si, KR), Kunal; Girotra (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Method of fabricating thin film transistor substrate and thin film transistor substrate produced using the same
Patent Number: 7,598,159

Inventors: Ohama; Nobuyuki (Tokyo, JP), Nakamura; Yuichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Firmware update apparatus and method
Patent Number: 8,549,510

Inventors: Ohana; Yitshak (Givat Zeev, IL), Klein; Philippe (Jerusalem, IL), Kliger; Avi (Ramat Gan, IL)
Title: Systems and methods for retransmitting packets over a network of communication channels
Patent Number: 8,553,547

Inventors: Ohashi; Toshio (Chigasaki, JP)
Title: Notification method, management apparatus and client apparatus
Patent Number: 8,553,244

Inventors: Ohata; Hideo (Fujisawa, JP), Aoshima; Tatsundo (Sagamihara, JP), Takeda; Kei (Kawasaki, JP), Yamashita; Nobuyuki (Yokohama, JP), Kusama; Takato (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Method and system for collecting performance data for storage network
Patent Number: 8,549,050

Inventors: Ohbayashi; Motonari (Susono, JP), Nishimura; Ayako (Gotemba, JP), Naito; Masayuki (Takahama, JP)
Title: Vehicle travel control device
Patent Number: 8,554,443

Inventors: Ohishi; Tadahiro (Gifu, JP), Tanaka; Keita (Aichi, JP), Ando; Masaki (Chiba, JP), Tanaka; Kazuhiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Optical element and imaging apparatus
Patent Number: 8,547,643

Inventors: Ohnuma; Shin-ya (Chuo-ku, JP), Hasegawa; Takeshi (Fukushima, JP), Sada; Tomoyuki (Saitama, JP)
Title: S1P.sub.3 receptor antagonist
Patent Number: 8,546,452

Inventors: Ohta; Yasuaki (Tokyo, JP), Ueno; Masashi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Infrared solid-state image pickup apparatus and a production method thereof
Patent Number: 7,598,584

Inventors: Oilmann; Richard R. (Woodbury, MN), Ramsden; William D. (Afton, MN), Lynch; Doreen C. (Afton, MN)
Title: Nanowire preparation methods, compositions, and articles
Patent Number: 8,551,211

Inventors: Ojanpera; Juha Petteri (Nokia, FI)
Title: Encoder
Patent Number: 8,548,615

Inventors: Okada; Hiroyuki (Izumi, JP)
Title: Method of controlling the duty of a PWM signal, PWM signal generating circuit, and image forming apparatus using same
Patent Number: 7,599,201

Inventors: Okada; Ryuzo (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Learning apparatus and object detecting apparatus
Patent Number: 8,548,260

Inventors: Okamoto; Ken (Osaka, JP), Fujita; Yoshimasa (Osaka, JP), Ogata; Hidenori (Osaka, JP), Kobayashi; Yuhki (Osaka, JP), Yamada; Makoto (Osaka, JP), Kondoh; Katsumi (Osaka, JP)
Title: Organic EL display device with a color converting layer
Patent Number: 8,547,013

Inventors: Okamoto; Yasuhiro (Tokyo, JP), Ando; Yuji (Tokyo, JP), Nakayama; Tatsuo (Tokyo, JP), Ota; Kazuki (Tokyo, JP), Inoue; Takashi (Tokyo, JP), Miyamoto; Hironobu (Tokyo, JP), Endo; Kazuomi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor apparatus having reverse blocking characteristics and method of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 8,552,471

Inventors: Okamoto; Yutaka (Wako, JP), Ochiai; Fumiharu (Wako, JP), Kikuchi; Yuji (Wako, JP), Ikeda; Koji (Wako, JP)
Title: Airbag device
Patent Number: 8,550,493

Inventors: Okamura; Hiroshi (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Disk drive apparatus, electronic circuit for disk drive apparatus and powering method therefor
Patent Number: 7,599,141

Inventors: Okazaki; Masaki (Daito, JP), Matsuda; Masahiro (Daito, JP)
Title: Hard disk recorder
Patent Number: 7,599,600

Inventors: Okazaki; Toru (Osaka, JP), Ohashi; Shingo (Osaka, JP), Sugimoto; Hidehiko (Fukui, JP), Takeda; Toshio (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Inductor-type synchronous machine
Patent Number: 7,598,647

Inventors: Okita; Kunio (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Information processing apparatus and information processing method
Patent Number: 8,548,250

Inventors: Okiyama; Tadashi (Hiroshima, JP)
Title: Connector
Patent Number: 8,556,879

Inventors: Okram; Barun (San Diego, CA), Uno; Tetsuo (San Diego, CA), Ding; Qiang (San Diego, CA), Liu; Yahua (San Diego, CA), Jin; Yunho (San Diego, CA), Jin; Qihui (San Diego, CA), Wu; Xu (San Deigo, CA), Che; Jianwei (San Diego, CA), Yan; S. Frank (Shanghai, CN), Hao; Xueshi (San Diego, CA)
Title: Compounds and compositions as kinase inhibitors
Patent Number: 8,546,370

Inventors: Okubora; Akihiko (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: High-frequency module, and method of producing same
Patent Number: 7,599,190

Inventors: Okuhara; Takashi (Yokkaichi, JP), Sakata; Tsutomu (Yokkaichi, JP), Ujita; Satoshi (Yokkaichi, JP)
Title: Grommet
Patent Number: 8,546,695

Inventors: Okuyama; Ken (Ichikawa, JP)
Title: Receiving apparatus, data transmission system and receiving method
Patent Number: 7,599,459

Inventors: Oleson; David (San Francisco, CA), Sorokin; Alexander (Foster City, CA), Laughlin; Greg (San Francisco, CA), Hester; Vaughn (San Francisco, CA), Le; John (San Francisco, CA), Van Pelt; Christopher R. (San Francisco, CA), Biewald; Lukas A. (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Evaluating a worker in performing crowd sourced tasks and providing in-task training through programmatically generated test tasks
Patent Number: 8,554,605

Inventors: Ollmann; Gunter D. (Norcross, GA)
Title: Classification of unwanted or malicious software through the identification of encrypted data communication
Patent Number: 8,549,625

Inventors: Onaka; Miki (Kawasaki, JP), Kinoshita; Susumu (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Raman pump power control for gain flattening
Patent Number: 7,599,110

Inventors: Onishi; Yukio (Ishigaki, JP)
Title: Thermo-element and thermostat
Patent Number: 8,544,762

Inventors: Onizawa; Takashi (Ibaraki, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing semiconductor device
Patent Number: 8,551,842

Inventors: Ono; Akihisa (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Data development device and data development method
Patent Number: 7,598,891

Inventors: Ono; Kazuyuki (Shiga, JP)
Title: Stage base, stage apparatus, exposure apparatus, and device manufacturing method
Patent Number: 8,547,518

Inventors: Ono; Takahisa (Fujisawa, JP)
Title: Golf ball with projections adjacent dimples
Patent Number: 8,556,751

Inventors: Onomatsu; Takehiro (Daito, JP)
Title: Television tuner
Patent Number: 7,600,247

Inventors: Oohashi; Hiromichi (Tsukuba, JP), Takao; Kazuto (Tsukuba, JP), Hayashi; Yuusuke (Tsukuba, JP)
Title: Method and system for designing a power converter
Patent Number: 7,599,754

Inventors: Oomoto; Noboru (Toyokawa, JP), Yoshikawa; Shoichi (Okazaki, JP), Tashiro; Shigeru (Toyokawa, JP), Shimoyama; Atsuhiko (Tahara, JP), Toso; Yoshiyuki (Toyokawa, JP), Matsunaga; Tou (Okazaki, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 8,554,103

Inventors: Oota; Masato (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Apparatus and program for arctangent calculation
Patent Number: 8,549,056

Inventors: Opolka; Rainer (Solingen, DE)
Title: Flashlight with end-cap switch
Patent Number: 8,545,044

Inventors: Ortscheid; Ronald (St. Charles, IL)
Title: Computer source code generator
Patent Number: 8,549,489

Inventors: Osagle; Osenaga Jerry (Harrisburg, PA), Mostoller; Matthew Edward (Hummelstown, PA), Brown; Ricky Edward (Lykens, PA), Weber; Ronald Martin (Annville, PA), Daily; Christopher G. (Harrisburg, PA)
Title: Electrical connector having poke-in wire contact
Patent Number: 8,550,838

Inventors: Osborne; Geoffrey Edwin (Stoney Creek, CA), Vahed; Ahmed (Oakville, CA), Marcuson; Samuel Walton (Mississauga, CA), Baczkowska; Wanda Agnieszka (Etobicoke, CA), Tackie; Emmanuel Nii (Mississauga, CA)
Title: Process for production of nickel and cobalt using metal hydroxide, metal oxide and/or metal carbonate
Patent Number: 8,557,019

Inventors: Osinga; Anne Jurjen (Rockanje, NL), Kardolus; Menno (Duivendrecht, NL), Wanner; Jan (Bonaire, AN), Schijffelen; Jacobus Harmen (Breda, NL)
Title: Pulse width controlled DC-DC converter having pulse width period control for influencing power consumption
Patent Number: 8,552,679

Inventors: Ota; Koji (Musashino, JP)
Title: Temperature measuring device
Patent Number: 8,550,706

Inventors: Otaka; Osamu (Tokyo, JP), Ikeda; Hideyuki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Mobile communication terminal
Patent Number: 8,548,527

Inventors: Ott; Douglas E. (Macon, GA), Tran; Nathaniel V. (Apple Valley, MN)
Title: Device and method for evacuating surgical vapor and mist from a body cavity
Patent Number: 8,551,049

Inventors: Ott; Douglas E. (Macon, GA), Tran; Nathaniel V. (Apple Valley, MN)
Title: Device and method for controlling the flow rate of evacuating surgical vapor and mist from a body cavity
Patent Number: 8,551,050

Inventors: Ou-Yang; Cheng-Yi (Hsinchu County, TW)
Title: Electronic apparatus compensated through monitoring a status of GNSS receiver and related method thereof
Patent Number: 8,552,807

Inventors: Ouchi; Akihiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image display apparatus and image display method
Patent Number: 8,547,398

Inventors: Ounadjela; Kamel (Belmont, CA), Walerysiak; Marcin (Skrzeszew, PL), Jouini; Anis (Grenoble, FR), Heuer; Matthias (Berlin, DE), Sidelkheir; Omar (Sunnyvale, CA), Blosse; Alain (Belmont, CA), Kirscht; Fritz (Berlin, DE)
Title: Quality control process for UMG-SI feedstock
Patent Number: 8,547,121

Inventors: Ozluturk; Fatih (Port Washington, NY), Pietraski; Philip J. (Huntington Station, NY)
Title: Method and apparatus for reducing antenna correlation
Patent Number: 7,599,668

Inventors: Pacholyk; Thomas W. (Weedsport, NY), Pacholyk; Jill M. (Weedsport, NY)
Title: Aerodynamic device for trailers and the like
Patent Number: 8,550,540

Inventors: Padan; Nir (Yitzhak, IL)
Title: Dynamic guidance for close-in maneuvering air combat
Patent Number: 7,599,765

Inventors: Pai; Deepak K. (Burnsville, MN)
Title: Method of connecting a grid array package to a printed circuit board
Patent Number: 8,549,737

Inventors: Paik; Chul Hwa (Seongnam-shi, Kyungki-do, KR), Yu; Hyun Sun (Seoul, KR)
Title: System and method for emailing and chatting
Patent Number: 7,599,994

Inventors: Paik; Ji Sook (Seoul, KR)
Title: Backpack with shoulder strap height adjustment unit
Patent Number: 8,544,709

Inventors: Pamarti; Sudhakar (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Approximate bit-loading for data transmission over frequency-selective channels
Patent Number: 7,599,390

Inventors: Pan; Jung-Lin (Selden, NY), Kwak; Jaeyoung (Morganville, NJ), Grieco; Donald M. (Manhassett, NY)
Title: Method and apparatus for reducing multi-user processing in wireless communication systems
Patent Number: 7,599,344

Inventors: Pan; Zhaokeng (Foshan, CN)
Title: Vertical rotor type gas solenoid valve
Patent Number: 8,556,231

Inventors: Panepinto; Giuseppe (San Carlo Canavese, IT), Gingardi; Roberto Emilio (Cirie', IT)
Title: Apparatus for finishing products coming out from a machine for folding and gluing cardboard or paperboard products with a back
Patent Number: 8,550,970

Inventors: Panitzky; Jens (Dorsten, DE), Ehlers; Jens (Hamminkeln, DE), Dickner; Tim (Frankfurt, DE), Schottek; Jorg (Idstein, DE)
Title: Process for manufacturing ultra high molecular weight polymers using novel bridged metallocene catalysts
Patent Number: 7,598,329

Inventors: Park; Byung-jun (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Image sensor having improved sensitivity and method of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 7,598,552

Inventors: Park; Gwang Hoon (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Park; Min Woo (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Suh; Doug Young (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Kim; Kyu Heon (Seoul, KR)
Title: Derivation process of boundary filtering strength, and deblocking filtering method and apparatus using the derivation process
Patent Number: 8,553,771

Inventors: Park; Hong Sik (Daegu, KR), Park; Sung Hyup (Daegu, KR), Choi; Chang Hee (Daegu, KR)
Title: Tool holder clamp assembly for cutting inserts and its pressing plate
Patent Number: 8,556,548

Inventors: Park; Jeong-Hun (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Chae; Hee-Sun (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Park; Kyoung-Shin (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Semiconductor process for removing defects due to edge chips of a semiconductor wafer and semiconductor device fabricated thereby
Patent Number: 7,598,180

Inventors: Park; Jo Dong (Cheonan, KR)
Title: Communication apparatus and method in PLC
Patent Number: 8,549,195

Inventors: Park; Jong Hyeon (San Jose, CA), Sim; Bok Tae (San Ramon, CA), Kim; Je Woo (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Methods and apparatus for diversity combining of repeated signals in OFDMA systems
Patent Number: 8,548,081

Inventors: Park; Jong-Hyun (Yongin, KR), You; Chun-Gi (Yongin, KR), Park; Sun (Yongin, KR), Lee; Yul-Kyu (Yongin, KR), Moon; Sang-Ho (Yongin, KR)
Title: Thin-film transistor array substrate, organic light-emitting display including the same and method of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 8,552,430

Inventors: Park; Jung Hyun (Gyunggi-do, KR), Oh; Nam Keun (Daejeon, KR), Kim; Sang Duck (Chungcheongbuk-do, KR), Choi; Jong Gyu (Chungcheongnam-do, KR), Kim; Young Ji (Daejeon, KR), Kim; Ji Eun (Gyunggi-do, KR), Kang; Myung Sam (Gyunggi-do, KR)
Title: Ball grid array substrate with insulating layer and semiconductor chip package
Patent Number: 8,546,943

Inventors: Park; Kyu Jin (Anyang-si, KR), Chung; Jae Hoon (Anyang-si, KR)
Title: Operation method and apparatus of relay and base station
Patent Number: 8,548,376

Inventors: Park; Sungho (Gyeonggi-Do, KR), Ihm; Binchul (Gyeonggi-Do, KR), Lee; Wookbong (Gyeonggi-Do, KR)
Title: Method of generating codebook and transmitting data in a multi-input multi-output system
Patent Number: 8,548,095

Inventors: Park; Weon-Ho (Suwon-si, KR), Kim; Sang-Soo (Suwon-si, KR), Yoo; Hyun-Khe (Suwon-si, KR), Park; Sung-Chul (Seoul, KR), Kim; Byoung-Ho (Suwon-si, KR), Kim; Ju-Ri (Seoul, KR), Yoon; Seung-Beom (Suwon-si, KR), Han; Jeong-Uk (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Single chip data processing device with embedded nonvolatile memory and method thereof
Patent Number: 7,598,139

Inventors: Park; Yong Cheol (Kyonggi-do, KR), Jeong; Kyu Hwa (Kyonggi-do, KR), Shin; Jong In (Kyonggi-do, KR)
Title: Method for real time recording/playback of data to/from an optical recording medium and method for managing files thereof
Patent Number: 7,599,269

Inventors: Park; Yong-Hwan (Yongin, KR), Cho; Kyu-Sik (Yongin, KR), Moon; Sang-Ho (Yongin, KR), Choo; Byoung-Kwon (Yongin, KR), Shin; Min-Chul (Yongin, KR), Yang; Tae-Hoon (Yongin, KR), Choi; Bo-Kyung (Yongin, KR), Lee; Won-Kyu (Yongin, KR), Lee; Yun-Gyu (Yongin, KR), Choi; Joon-Hoo (Yongin, KR)
Title: Method of fabricating organic light emitting diode display device
Patent Number: 8,551,827

Inventors: Park; Young-Hoon (Suwon-si, KR), Song; Jae-Ho (Suwon-si, KR), Park; Won-Je (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Image sensor and related fabrication method
Patent Number: 7,598,136

Inventors: Park; Young-Un (Seongnam-si, KR), Kim; Deuk-Hoi (Seoul, KR)
Title: Method, apparatus for sensing moved touch and computer readable record-medium on which program for executing method thereof
Patent Number: 8,547,352

Inventors: Parosa; Ryszard (Wroclaw, PL)
Title: Method for conversion of materials including asbestos
Patent Number: 8,552,248

Inventors: Parthasaradhi Reddy; Bandi (Hyderabad, IN), Rathnakar Reddy; Kura (Hyderabad, IN), Raji Reddy; Rapolu (Hyderabad, IN), Muralidhara Reddy; Dasari (Hyderabad, IN), Subash Chander Reddy; Kesireddy (Hyderabad, IN)
Title: Polymorph of atazanavir sulfate
Patent Number: 8,552,036

Inventors: Parthasarathy; Vijay (Mountain View, CA), Grabowski; Wayne Bryan (Los Altos, CA)
Title: Segmented pillar layout for a high-voltage vertical transistor
Patent Number: 8,552,493

Inventors: Partouche; Ashers (Richmond, TX), Bissonnette; Harold Steven (Sugar Land, TX), Mehta; Shyam B. (Missouri City, TX), Taherian; Reza (Sugar Land, TX), Onadeko; Gbenga (Sugar Land, TX), Sarhad; Shardul (Stafford, TX)
Title: Power systems for wireline well service using wired pipe string
Patent Number: 8,544,534

Inventors: Pasera; Uwe (Esslingen, DE), Steinhubl; Simon (Holzmaden, DE)
Title: Supply system and warning device for a fuel cell stack and method for controlling the supply system
Patent Number: 8,551,665

Inventors: Passeri; Gianni (Virgilio, IT), Appiani; Riccardo (Cavenago Brianza, IT)
Title: Adjustable pantograph configuration for an industrial vehicle
Patent Number: 7,599,777

Inventors: Pater; Ruth H. (Yorktown, VA)
Title: Composite insulated conductor
Patent Number: 8,545,986

Inventors: Patrick; Kyle N. (British Columbia, CA)
Title: Verifying content of resources in markup language documents
Patent Number: 8,549,390

Inventors: Patton; John David (Seattle, WA)
Title: Telephone and telephone accessory signal generator and methods and devices using the same
Patent Number: 7,599,719

Inventors: Peacock; Douglas G. (PeeWee Valley, KY), Hibdon; Charles Derek (Lousiville, KY)
Title: Generator frame with grappling attachment feature and theft deterring weight receptacle
Patent Number: 8,546,963

Inventors: Pearson; Larry B. (San Antonio, TX), Brandt; Jeffrey L. (Cedar Park, TX), Miller; James T. (Austin, TX), Doherty; James M. (Georgetown, TX), Mueller; Stephen M. (Austin, TX)
Title: Incoming and outgoing call control customization
Patent Number: 8,548,153

Inventors: Pei; Chien-Chang (Taipei, TW), Chen; Yi-Hung (Taipei, TW)
Title: Light tube
Patent Number: 8,556,454

Inventors: Pei; Shao-Kai (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Apparatus for making electrode of dye-sensitized solar cell in one working station
Patent Number: 8,555,806

Inventors: Pei; Shao-Kai (Tu-Cheng, TW)
Title: Coating apparatus
Patent Number: 8,545,630

Inventors: Pei; Shao-Kai (Tu-Cheng, TW)
Title: Coating holder and coating device having same
Patent Number: 8,545,632

Inventors: Pellerin; Olivier (Caluire et Cuire, FR), Pontabry; Florent (Dijon, FR), Seurat; Frederic (Bretigny, FR)
Title: Electrical appliance for cooking food
Patent Number: 8,546,731

Inventors: Peng; Wei (Shenzhen, CN), Liu; Wen-Jing (Shenzhen, CN), Hu; Hsing-Yi (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Multi-section telescoping structure
Patent Number: 8,549,812

Inventors: Peng; Wen-Tang (Taipei Hsien, TW), Zhang; Zhe (Shenzhen, CN), Guo; Bing-Bao (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Mounting clamp for USB device and motherboard assembly incorporating the same
Patent Number: 8,547,691

Inventors: Pennaz; Thomas J. (Champlin, MN), Quindlen; Stephen F. (Cary, NC), Sime; David G. (Minnetonka, MN), McDougall; James P. (Henderson, NV)
Title: Layered structure with printed elements
Patent Number: 7,599,192

Inventors: Pereira; Pedro (Calgary, CA), Rivas; Guaicaipuro (San Pedro De Los Altos, VE), Cordova; Jose (Caracas, VE), Granadillo; Francisco (San Pedro De Los Altos, VE), Marzin; Roger (San Antonio de los Altos, VE), Solari; Bruno (Los Teques, VE), Zacarias; Luis (San Antonio de los Altos, VE)
Title: Dispersed metal sulfide-based catalysts
Patent Number: 8,551,907

Inventors: Perez-Prat Vinuesa; Eva Maria (Brussels, BE), Gonzales; Denis Alfred (Brussels, BE), Asmanidou; Anna (Brussels, BE), Fernandez Prieto; Susana (Benicarlo, ES)
Title: Liquid detergent composition with natural abrasive particles
Patent Number: 8,546,316

Inventors: Perkins; Walter T. (South Riding, VA)
Title: System and method for pain-free injections
Patent Number: 8,545,444

Inventors: Perlman; Daniel (Arlington, MA)
Title: Stabilization of omega-3 fatty acids in saturated fat microparticles having low linoleic acid content
Patent Number: 8,551,551

Inventors: Perry; Andrew (Lancaster, CA)
Title: Pole top extension
Patent Number: 8,555,603

Inventors: Perry; Joseph W. (Tucson, AZ), Marder; Seth R. (Tucson, AZ), Stellacci; Francesco (Cambridge, MA)
Title: Method for patterning metal using nanoparticle containing precursors
Patent Number: 8,557,017

Inventors: Petersen; Christian C. (Pocasset, MA)
Title: Vertical stator double gas D.C. PM motors
Patent Number: 7,598,649

Inventors: Petouhoff; Nicholas (South Lyon, MI), Coker; Bonnie L. (Whitmore Lake, MI), Waelde; Todd W. (Livonia, MI), LaFlamme; Daniel J. (Wixom, MI), Laframboise; Gregg R. (Windsor, CA), Sakkinen; Daniel J. (Highland, MI), Jurek; Mark S. (West Bloomfield, MI)
Title: Laser etched trim
Patent Number: 8,556,319

Inventors: Peyser; Thomas A. (Menlo Park, CA), Taub; Marc B. (Mountain View, CA), Stafford; Gary Ashley (Hayward, CA), Hoss; Udo (Alameda, CA), Morgan; Roy E. (Weston, FL), Lee; Daniel H. (Burlingame, CA), Mazza; John C. (Pleasanton, CA), Naegeli; Andrew H. (Walnut Creek, CA)
Title: Medical device insertion
Patent Number: 8,545,403

Inventors: Pfeiffer; Ullrich (Wuppertal, DE), Oejefors; Erik (Wuppertal, DE), Roskos; Hartmut G. (Kronberg, DE), Lisauskas; Alvydas (Frankfurt, DE)
Title: Distributive resistive mixer
Patent Number: 8,547,158

Inventors: Phan; Vinh V. (Oulu, FI), Hakola; Sami-Jukka (Kempele, FI), Koskela; Timo K. (Oulu, FI)
Title: Feedback mapping for D2D control signals
Patent Number: 8,548,483

Inventors: Phatak; Prashant B. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Combinatorial process optimization methodology and system
Patent Number: 8,554,507

Inventors: Pilip; Michael (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Single to multi-user synchronous application conversion
Patent Number: 8,556,713

Inventors: Poirier; Christopher J. (North Kingstown, RI)
Title: Therapeutic roller apparatus
Patent Number: 8,556,837

Inventors: Pollard; Stephen B. (Bristol, GB)
Title: Image data processing method and apparatus
Patent Number: 8,553,137

Inventors: Pollmann-Retsch; Jens (Aachen, DE)
Title: Method of driving a gas-discharge lamp
Patent Number: 8,552,657

Inventors: Pollmeyer; Stephan (Friedrichshafen, DE), Wagner; Volker (Ravensburg, DE), Fruhmann; Gabriele (Bregenz, AT)
Title: Axle for a motor vehicle
Patent Number: 8,556,282

Inventors: Pons; Julien D. (Carteret, NJ), Lambi; Ravindra M (Old Bridge, NJ), Duvaut; Patrick (Paris, FR), Sorbara; Massimo (Freehold, NJ)
Title: Systems and methods for protecting DSL systems against impulse noise
Patent Number: 8,555,149

Inventors: Popescu; Florin (Berlin, DE), Fazli; Siamac (Berlin, DE), Badower; Yakob (London, GB), Mueller; Klaus R. (Berlin, DE)
Title: Dry electrode cap for electro-encephalography
Patent Number: 8,548,554

Inventors: Popescu; Stefan (Erlangen, DE)
Title: Device for contact-free transmission of signals and measured data in a computed tomography apparatus
Patent Number: 7,599,467

Inventors: Potter; Cheryl (Santa Cruz, CA)
Title: Poultry coop
Patent Number: 8,550,034

Inventors: Potter; Gerard A (Leicester, GB), Butler; Paul C (Leicester, GB)
Title: 3,4-methylenedioxy-substituted chalcones as therapeutic agents
Patent Number: 7,598,294

Inventors: Poutch; Franck (Lille, FR), Dalet; Pierre (Sauternes, FR), Alcorta; Jose (Begles, FR)
Title: Expanded polystyrene solubilization method
Patent Number: 8,546,455

Inventors: Powell; Melvin (Roselle Park, NJ)
Title: Extendable pet sanitation device
Patent Number: 8,544,907

Inventors: Prakasam; Tangirala (Chennai, IN), Kumar; Borkatte Narasimha Hitesh (Chennai, IN), Perumal; Sangu (Kanchipuram Dt., IN), Loganathan; Kothandapani (Chennai, IN)
Title: Process for the preparation of d-threo-ritalinic acid hydrochloride by resolution of dl-threo-ritalinic acid using chiral carboxylic acid
Patent Number: 8,552,030

Inventors: Prasad; Vasuki (Bangalore, IN)
Title: LED lamp head with variable brightness
Patent Number: 8,552,649

Inventors: Prokofiev; Andrey (Vienna, AT), Buhler-Paschen; Silke (Vienna, AT), Sassik; Herbert (Vienna, AT), Laumann; Stefan (Eisenstadt, AT), Pongratz; Peter (Vienna, AT)
Title: Method for producing clathrate compounds
Patent Number: 8,545,942

Inventors: Prokop; David (Sammamish, WA)
Title: Gardening apparatus
Patent Number: 8,550,513

Inventors: Prouty, Jr.; Walter Francis (Indianapolis, IN), Rinella, Jr.; Joseph Vincent (Ypsilanti, MI)
Title: Process for solubilizing glucagon-like peptide 1 compounds
Patent Number: 7,598,222

Inventors: Pu; Yachuan (Laguna Niguel, CA), Lee; Kent (Shoreview, MN), Kwok; Jonathan (Holmdel, NJ), Ni; Quan (Shoreview, MN)
Title: Respiration monitoring for heart failure using implantable device
Patent Number: 8,551,010

Inventors: Purdy; Sean T. (Durham, NC)
Title: Profile construction using location-based aggregate profile information
Patent Number: 8,554,770

Inventors: Puri; Kamal D. (Lynnwood, WA), Evarts; Jerry B. (Foster City, CA), Lannutti; Brian (Seattle, WA), Giese; Neill (Seattle, WA)
Title: Methods of treatment for solid tumors
Patent Number: 8,546,409

Inventors: Puymirat; Jack (Quebec, CA), Beaulieu; Daniel (Quebec, CA), Chapdelaine; Pierre (Saint-Romuald, CA)
Title: Prostaglandin E2 modulation and uses thereof
Patent Number: 8,546,077

Inventors: Py; Daniel (Larchmont, NY), Tulley; Brian (Naughatuck, CT), Willey; Jeff (Brookfield, CT), Assion; Norbert (Shelton, CT), Houle; Nathaniel (New York, NY), Chan; Julian (New Milford, CT), He; Bing (Ridgewood, NY)
Title: Apparatus for dispensing fluids
Patent Number: 8,550,308

Inventors: Pyeon; Hong Beom (Ottawa, CA), Oh; HakJune (Ottawa, CA), Kim; Jin-Ki (Ottawa, CA)
Title: Apparatus and method for producing IDs for interconnected devices of mixed type
Patent Number: 8,549,250

Inventors: Pyeon; Jun Gyu (Seoul, KR), Lee; Hyun (Seoul, KR)
Title: Wire-bound product and method for manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 8,550,501

Inventors: Pyle; James O. (Springfield, VA)
Title: Electronic language simulator system and method
Patent Number: 8,548,792

Inventors: Qiu; Ji-Feng (Shenzhen, CN), Li; Hong (Shenzhen, CN), Zhou; Xiao-Hui (Shenzhen, CN), Li; Rui (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Electronic device having light emitting module and light guiding member
Patent Number: 8,545,074

Inventors: Quail; Richard (Pinellas Park, FL)
Title: Retractable anchoring pole
Patent Number: 8,550,023

Inventors: Quibell; Martin (Madingley, GB), Watts; John Paul (Madingley, GB), Flinn; Nicholas Sean (Madingley, GB)
Title: Furo[3, 2-B] pyrrol-3-ones as cathespin S inhibitors
Patent Number: 8,552,202

Inventors: Raad; Mohammed (Cringila, AU), Wang; Jianwei (Killarney Heights, AU), Jabri; Marwan A. (Tiburon, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus of voice mixing for conferencing amongst diverse networks
Patent Number: 7,599,834

Inventors: Raffy; Stephane (Cavaillon, FR)
Title: Molten oxide grains including Al and Ti, and ceramic materials comprising said grains
Patent Number: 8,557,012

Inventors: Raffy; Stephane (Cavaillon, FR)
Title: Fused grains of oxides comprising Al, Ti, Si and ceramic products comprising such grains
Patent Number: 8,557,010

Inventors: Raffy; Stephane (Cavaillon, FR), Auroy; Philippe (Gif-sur-Yvette, FR)
Title: Alumina titanate porous structure
Patent Number: 8,551,910

Inventors: Rahman; Moshiur (Marlboro, NJ)
Title: Multimedia channel sharing
Patent Number: 8,555,312

Inventors: Rahman; Moshiur (Marlboro, NJ)
Title: Method and apparatus for enabling IP mobility with high speed access and network intelligence in communication networks
Patent Number: 8,547,902

Inventors: Raichle; Andreas (Dresden, DE), Borchert; Holger (Offstein, DE), Mueller-Engel; Klaus Joachim (Stutensee, DE), Horstmann; Catharina (Ludwigshafen, DE), Macht; Josef (Weiden, DE)
Title: Process for continuously producing geometric shaped catalyst bodies K
Patent Number: 8,546,293

Inventors: Raichman; Yossef (Herzlia, IL), Cohen; Moshe (Tel-Aviv, IL), Nour-Omid; Bahram (Los Angeles, CA)
Title: Method and an apparatus for managing games and a learning plaything
Patent Number: 8,556,732

Inventors: Ramakrishnan; Kadangode (Berkeley Heights, NJ), Bhattacharjee; Samrat (Silver Spring, MD), Cho; Tae Won (Austin, TX), Gopalkrishnan; Vijay (Florham Park, NJ), Jana; Rittwik (Parsippany, NJ), Srivastava; Divesh (Summit, NJ)
Title: Systems and methods for distributing video on demand
Patent Number: 8,554,941

Inventors: Ramberg; Charles E. (Los Altos Hills, CA), Dynan; Stephen A. (Boalsburg, PA), Shindle; Jack A. (Rutland, MA)
Title: Porous bodies and methods
Patent Number: 8,551,216

Inventors: Ramos de la Pena; Alejandro (San Pedro Garza Garcia, MX)
Title: Robotic surgical device
Patent Number: 8,551,114

Inventors: Randhava; Sarabjit S. (Evanston, IL), Kao; Richard L. (Northbrook, IL), Harvey; Todd L. (Schaumburg, IL)
Title: Process and method for the producton of dimethylether (DME)
Patent Number: 8,546,454

Inventors: Ranish; Joseph M. (San Jose, CA), Adams; Bruce E. (Portland, OR)
Title: Compensation techniques for substrate heating processes
Patent Number: 7,598,150

Inventors: Rasmussen; Craig Scott (Ada, MI), Vander Laan; Paul W. (Hamilton, MI)
Title: Roofing corbel
Patent Number: 8,555,560

Inventors: Raupach; Rainer (Adelsdorf, DE), Sembritzki; Otto (Wachenroth, DE)
Title: Method and computed tomography system for producing tomograms of an object
Patent Number: 7,599,464

Inventors: Reagan; Robert Michael (San Jose, CA), Haas; Roger T. (Scotts Valley, CA), Peterson; Kim Blake (San Jose, CA), Westbrook; Simon (Scotts Valley, CA)
Title: Detection system
Patent Number: 7,598,857

Inventors: Rees, Jr.; Robert (Cumming, IA)
Title: Portable grill assembly
Patent Number: 8,544,459

Inventors: Reese; Curtis (Boise, ID), Konsella; Shane (Star, ID), Green; Brett (Meridian, ID)
Title: Remote printer management via email
Patent Number: 7,599,083

Inventors: Reinpoldt, III; Willem H. (Windermere, FL)
Title: Inclusion of assessment data in millimeter wave concealed object detection systems
Patent Number: 8,547,274

Inventors: Reisman; Richard (New York, NY)
Title: Method and apparatus for collecting data for an item
Patent Number: 8,554,600

Inventors: Relats; Jordi (Caldes de Montbui, ES), Relats; Pere (Caldes de Montbui, ES), Artola; Dolors (Caldes de Montbui, ES), Fruns; Anna (Caldes de Montbui, ES)
Title: Method of producing protective tubes
Patent Number: 8,557,073

Inventors: Rembach; Paul F. (Houston, TX), Castleman; Greg (Kemah, TX)
Title: System for operating a vessel
Patent Number: 8,554,398

Inventors: Ren; Dong-Liang (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Switch circuit and electronic device using the same
Patent Number: 8,552,792

Inventors: Ren; Zhiyuan (Malta, NY), Shi; Xiaolei (Schenectady, NY), Wang; Xuefeng (Niskayuna, NY)
Title: System and method for precise servoing
Patent Number: 8,553,515

Inventors: Reudink; Douglas O. (Port Townsend, WA)
Title: Systems and methods for coordinating the coverage and capacity of a wireless base station
Patent Number: 8,548,481

Inventors: Reunamaki; Kari (Tampere, FI)
Title: Arrangement for supporting mortar shell into breech-loading weapon barrel
Patent Number: 8,550,002

Inventors: Reyes; Richard Roman (Lexington, KY)
Title: Tennis ball retrieval device
Patent Number: 8,556,565

Inventors: Reynolds; Jodie L. (Folsom, CA), Ingraham; Robert W. (Folsom, CA), Reznick; Lawrence S. (Sacramento, CA), Wilkinson; John E. (Carmichael, CA), Prock; Jack A. (Folsom, CA), Mabey; Danny L. (Farmington, UT)
Title: System and method for compressing portions of a media signal using different codecs
Patent Number: 7,599,434

Inventors: Rezach; Alan (Atoka, TN), May; Jason Michael (Cordova, TN)
Title: Anchors extender assemblies and methods for using
Patent Number: 8,556,904

Inventors: Richards; John Sheridan (Barrington, NH), Luxem; Heiner (Durham, NH)
Title: Offset folded newspaper stabilization method and product
Patent Number: 8,544,832

Inventors: Richardson; Simon James (Pflugerville, TX), Wuthnow; Mark Steven (Austin, TX)
Title: System and method for enhanced message notification
Patent Number: 8,548,129

Inventors: Richter; Wolfgang (Starnberg, DE)
Title: Interactive doll or stuffed animal
Patent Number: 8,545,283

Inventors: Ricketts; Thomas J. (Coalport, PA)
Title: Tornado shelter
Patent Number: 8,549,797

Inventors: Rickey; Wark E. (The Woodlands, TX)
Title: Variable orifice for particulate coal conduit
Patent Number: 8,544,499

Inventors: Rimoli; Maria Grazia (Giugliano, IT), Calignano; Antonio (Naples, IT), Cuomo; Rosario (Caserta, IT), Boatto; Gianpiero (Sassari, IT), Abignente; Enrico (Naples, IT), Melisi; Daniela (Taranto, IT), Curcio; Annalisa (Torre Annunziata, IT), Luongo; Elvira (Torre le Nocelle, IT), La Rana; Giovanna (Naples, IT), Sasso; Oscar (Marigliano, IT), Sarnelli; Giovanni (Pozzuoli, IT), Russo; Roberto (Naples, IT), Nieddu; Maria (Sassari, IT), Cirillo; Carla (Orta di Atella, IT), De Lucia; Salvatore (Forchia, IT)
Title: Galactosylated pro-drugs of non-steroidal anti-inflammatories with improved pharmacokinetic characteristics and reduced toxicity of the starting drug
Patent Number: 8,551,958

Inventors: Ringgenberg; Paul D. (Frisco, TX), Skinner; Neal G. (Lewisville, TX), Maida, Jr.; John L. (Houston, TX), Johnson; David O. (The Woodlands, TX)
Title: Fiber optic splice housing and integral dry mate connector system
Patent Number: 8,550,721

Inventors: Ringgenberg; Paul D. (Frisco, TX), Skinner; Neal G. (Lewisville, TX), Maida, Jr.; John L. (Houston, TX), Johnson; David O. (The Woodlands, TX)
Title: Fiber optic splice housing and integral dry mate connector system
Patent Number: 8,550,722

Inventors: Risan; Hank (Santa Cruz, CA), Fitzgerald; Edward Vincent (Santa Cruz, CA), Salas; Raymond C. (Livermore, CA)
Title: Method and system for providing a media change notification on a computing system
Patent Number: 8,555,395

Inventors: Ritenour; Andrew P. (Arlington, MA), Duthaler; Gregg M. (Needham, MA)
Title: Electro-optic displays, and components for use therein
Patent Number: 7,598,173

Inventors: Rivas; Pedro A. (Tijuana, CA)
Title: Telescopic boom with conductive spring connectors
Patent Number: 7,599,486

Inventors: Robbins; Timothy M. (Aliso Viejo, CA)
Title: Shaving cream applicator brush
Patent Number: 8,550,739

Inventors: Robinson; Andrea (St. Kilda, AU), Garland; Rebecca Dee (Rowville, AU)
Title: Controlled polymerisation process
Patent Number: 8,552,133

Inventors: Rogers; Jeffrey (Woodland Hills, CA), Minden; Monica (Monte Nido, CA), Bruesselbach; Hans W. (Monte Nido, CA), Jones; Cris (Malibu, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for coherently combining multiple laser oscillators
Patent Number: 7,599,405

Inventors: Rose; Seth D. (Tempe, AZ), Hartman; Rosemarie F. (Tempe, AZ)
Title: Modified chalcone compounds as antimitotic agents
Patent Number: 8,552,066

Inventors: Ross; Kenneth M. (Chicago, IL), Perez; Emilio D. (Chicago, IL), Rodriguez; Norma C. (Cicero, IL), Hayes; Sean E. (Arlington Heights, IL), Caporusso; Vito M. (Downers Grove, IL)
Title: Devices, systems, and methods for dynamically simulating a component of a wagering game
Patent Number: 8,545,305

Inventors: Rossario; Britto (Bangalore, IN), Jibbe; Mahmoud K (Wichita, KS)
Title: System and method for construction, fault isolation, and recovery of cabling topology in a storage area network
Patent Number: 8,549,361

Inventors: Roulleaux; Veronique (Saint Raphael, FR), Frangoulis; Patrick (Bois-Colombes, FR)
Title: Aqueous formulation for an antifouling coating system for submerged substrates, method for treating same, and use thereof
Patent Number: 8,545,615

Inventors: Rowe; Glenn S. (Troy, MI), Sorrick; Charles H. (Harbor Beach, MI)
Title: Process of treating industry filtration media
Patent Number: 8,550,385

Inventors: Rowe; Robert K. (Corrales, NM)
Title: Machine-readable symbols
Patent Number: 8,544,747

Inventors: Roy; Josee (Memphis, TN), Ayala; Hezi-Yamit (Windsor, CA), Sullivan; Carol (Fairfax, CA), Chen; Mingfei (Santa Rosa, CA)
Title: Compositions and methods for treating a damaged cardiovascular element
Patent Number: 8,545,831

Inventors: Rubinshteyn; Stella (Morganville, NJ)
Title: Versatile seat liner
Patent Number: 8,556,343

Inventors: Ruckerbauer; Hermann (Moos, DE), Savignac; Dominique (Ismaning, DE)
Title: Chip, multi-chip system in a method for performing a refresh of a memory array
Patent Number: 8,547,767

Inventors: Ruizenaar; Marcel Gregorius Anthonius (Zoetermeer, NL)
Title: Navigation method, navigation system, navigation device, vehicle provided therewith and group of vehicles
Patent Number: 8,548,731

Inventors: Rukes; Jason R. (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Testing an optical characteristic of a camera component
Patent Number: 8,547,439

Inventors: Russell; Ethan George (Seattle, WA), Cote; Stephen William (Snoqualmie, WA), Aikas; Erkki Ville Juhani (Seattle, WA), Marsh; Brian David (Seattle, WA), Chen; John Bradley (Seattle, WA)
Title: Method and system for monitoring the performance of a distributed application
Patent Number: 7,600,014

Inventors: Rzehorska; Martin (Peggau, AT), Kutschi; Klaus (Graz, AT), Teichmann; Rudiger (Hart bei Graz, AT), Wanker; Roland (Hart bei Graz, AT)
Title: Method for testing a vehicle or a sub-system thereof
Patent Number: 8,549,903

Inventors: Saad; David J. (Paradise, CA)
Title: Ventilation support for laptop computers
Patent Number: 8,544,808

Inventors: Sahm; Detlef (Lichtenwald, DE)
Title: Tool revolver unit for a machine tool
Patent Number: 8,549,720

Inventors: Sai; Noriyuki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus, method of controlling carriage travel, and computer-readable storage medium
Patent Number: 8,550,583

Inventors: Saigo; Takeshi (Nagoya, JP), Urano; Hiroaki (Miyoshi, JP)
Title: Apparatus for producing motor coil
Patent Number: 8,544,307

Inventors: Saito; Hiroshi (Tokyo, JP), Goto; Yuichi (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Kasai; Kei (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Switching circuit and DC-to-DC converter
Patent Number: 8,553,378

Inventors: Saito; Kimihiro (Tokyo, JP), Kobayashi; Seiji (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Optical recording medium, recording device, and recording method
Patent Number: 8,553,514

Inventors: Saito; Makoto (Tsumagoi, JP)
Title: Controlling database copyrights
Patent Number: 8,554,684

Inventors: Sakagami; Atsushi (Kanagawa, JP), Sakurai; Naoto (Saitama, JP), Sasaki; Koji (Kanagawa, JP), Saeki; Tomoko (Tokyo, JP), Hoshino; Tsuyoshi (Saitama, JP)
Title: Management of image forming apparatus based on user authentication
Patent Number: 8,553,245

Inventors: Sakaguchi; Akihiko (Tachikawa, JP), Yamakawa; Hiroshi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Data migration management apparatus and information processing system
Patent Number: 8,555,106

Inventors: Sakata; Tatsuya (Tokyo, JP), Miyashita; Makoto (Tokyo, JP), Takahashi; Toyoki (Kanagawa, JP), Adachi; Daiki (Kanagawa, JP), Koyama; Sachiko (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Display device
Patent Number: 7,599,174

Inventors: Sakura; Kohei (Kanagawa, JP), Nagasawa; Toshiyuki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Article producing terminal apparatus, article producing method and program
Patent Number: 8,549,427

Inventors: Salapura; Valentina (Yorktown Heights, NY), Wisniewski; Robert W. (Yorktown Heights, NY)
Title: Hardware support for software controlled fast multiplexing of performance counters
Patent Number: 8,549,196

Inventors: Sammarco; Anthony J. (Garner, NC)
Title: Mobile device display of multiple streamed data sources
Patent Number: 8,554,278

Inventors: Sand; Darrel (Okemos, MI)
Title: Fail safe engine coolant thermostat
Patent Number: 8,556,186

Inventors: Sanford; Matthew J. (Bel Alton, MD), Johnson; Randolph T. (Waldorf, MD), Wallman; Paul G. (Indian Head, MD), Bragunier; Diana O. (Indian Head, MD), Stiles; Stephen N. (Indian Head, MD)
Title: High-density rocket propellant
Patent Number: 8,545,646

Inventors: Santos Costa; Ana Paula dos (Rio de Janeiro, BR), Masetti; Isaias Quaresma (Rio de Janeiro, BR), Matos; Vinicius Leal Ferreira (Rio de Janeiro, BR), Nishimoto; Kazuo (Sao Paulo, BR), Machado; Gerson (Sao Paulo, BR)
Title: Mono-column FPSO
Patent Number: 8,544,404

Inventors: Sarfarazi; Faezeh Mona (Encinitas, CA)
Title: Interior bag for a capsular bag and injector
Patent Number: 8,556,967

Inventors: Sasagawa; Teruo (Los Gatos, CA), Arbuckle; Brian (Danville, CA)
Title: Flexible integrated circuit device layers and processes
Patent Number: 8,552,536

Inventors: Sasaki; Akio (Kawasaki, JP), Nagaya; Setsuya (Kawasaki, JP), Matsuno; Narito (Kawasaki, JP), Iwai; Kenji (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Amplifier circuit, control method for supplying power to amplifier circuit, and transmission device
Patent Number: 8,548,401

Inventors: Sasazawa; Hideaki (Kamisato, JP), Ishiguro; Takayuki (Kamisato, JP), Horie; Kiyotaka (Kamisato, JP), Yanaka; Yu (Kamisato, JP)
Title: Method and apparatus for inspecting a surface of a substrate
Patent Number: 8,547,545

Inventors: Sathish; Sailesh (Tampere, FI), Koivisto; Ari M. (Tampere, FI)
Title: Method and apparatus for providing a user interface in association with a recommender service
Patent Number: 8,549,433

Inventors: Sato; Akihiko (Katsushika-ku, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus and method for forming images for carrying out development using a light toner and a dark toner having substantially the same hue
Patent Number: 7,599,632

Inventors: Sato; Fumiaki (Mihara, JP), Ogino; Shinji (Mihara, JP), Aihara; Motonari (Mihara, JP), Kato; Yudai (Mihara, JP), Ishida; Kazuo (Yokohama, JP), Kakesako; Seiji (Hiroshima, JP)
Title: System for recovering high-purity CO.sub.2 from gasification gas containing CO, CO.sub.2, COS and H.sub.2S
Patent Number: 8,551,416

Inventors: Sato; Hajime (Ohta-ku, JP)
Title: Printing apparatus and control method of the same
Patent Number: 8,553,240

Inventors: Sato; Takashi (Chino, JP)
Title: Electrophoretic display device, driving method of electrophoretic display device, and electronic apparatus
Patent Number: 8,553,315

Inventors: Sato; Tomio (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Electric circuit device
Patent Number: 8,546,978

Inventors: Sato; Tomoharu (Abiko, JP), Fukatsu; Yasuo (Abiko, JP), Kato; Hitoshi (Toride, JP), Ishikawa; Naoki (Kashiwa, JP)
Title: Sheet processing apparatus and image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 8,544,834

Inventors: Satoh; Yoshiaki (Tokyo, JP), Saitoh; Yawara (Tokyo, JP), Kiyokawa; Izuru (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Electronic imaging apparatus
Patent Number: 7,599,581

Inventors: Sauter; Stefan (Munchen, DE)
Title: Device for handling banknotes
Patent Number: 8,544,721

Inventors: Sautter; Chris (Portland, OR), Buckroyd; James (Portland, OR), Elder; Zac (Portland, OR), Elliott; John Mark (Beaverton, OR)
Title: Boat rack
Patent Number: 8,556,146

Inventors: Sawamura; Megumi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image processing system, image processing apparatus, and recording medium
Patent Number: 8,553,265

Inventors: Sawatari; Naoko (Tokyo-to, JP), Okabe; Masato (Tokyo-to, JP), Hama; Hideo (Tokyo-to, JP)
Title: Liquid crystal display
Patent Number: 7,599,041

Inventors: Saylor; Ryan (Mission Viejo, CA), Reyes; Carlos (Rancho Santa Margarita, CA)
Title: Lenses for 3D eyewear
Patent Number: 8,547,635

Inventors: Schafer; Anton Maximilian (Munchen, DE), Udluft; Steffen (Eichenau, DE), Zimmermann; Hans-Georg (Starnberg/Percha, DE)
Title: Method for the computer-assisted control and/or regulation of a technical system where the dynamic behavior of the technical system is modeled using a recurrent neural network
Patent Number: 8,554,707

Inventors: Schaffhausen; John Michael (Lakeville, MN)
Title: Adjustable single hung, double hung, sliding window, sliding glass door lock
Patent Number: 8,556,307

Inventors: Schenck; David (Erie, PA)
Title: Pressure relief gel pads
Patent Number: 8,555,888

Inventors: Scherzinger; William (Oro Valley, AZ), Pearson; Wayne T. (Oro Valley, AZ)
Title: Axial impact liner
Patent Number: 7,598,642

Inventors: Schierle-Arndt; Kerstin (Zwingenberg, DE), Huber; Gunther (Ludwigshafen, DE), Heavens; Stephen Nicholas (Ludlow, GB), Blackburn; John Stuart (Widnes, GB), Jones; Ivor Wynn (Chester, GB)
Title: Solid polycrystalline potassium ion conductor having a .beta.''-Al.sub.2O.sub.3 structure, its production and the preparation of potassium metal using this potassium ion conductor
Patent Number: 8,551,319

Inventors: Schilling; Holger (Bad Mergentheim, DE), Friese; Thomas (Leipzig, DE)
Title: Device for shaping a book casing spine to be oriented approximately evenly distributed toward a book block spine
Patent Number: 8,550,760

Inventors: Schlueter; David (Lake Villa, IL), Enjalbert; Jerome (Fonsorbes, FR)
Title: Low pass filter low drop-out voltage regulator
Patent Number: 7,598,716

Inventors: Schmidt; Oliver G. (Stuttgart, DE), Mei; Yongfeng (Stuttgart, DE), Thurmer; Dominic (Stuttgart, DE), Cavallo; Francesca (Stuttgart, DE)
Title: Method for fabricating micrometer or nanometer channels
Patent Number: 7,598,109

Inventors: Schmidtchen; Artur (Lund, SE), Malmsten; Martin (Taby, SE)
Title: Antimicrobial peptides with heparin binding activity
Patent Number: 8,551,954

Inventors: Schneider; Darla G. (Barling, AR)
Title: Portable sandbox
Patent Number: 8,556,740

Inventors: Schneider; Denise (Wadell, AZ), Bautista; Brian (Tempe, AZ)
Title: Tanning device and method therefor
Patent Number: 8,545,542

Inventors: Schoenle; Victor Leo (Greenfield, MN), Rivers; Jody Lee (Elk River, MN), Darley; Jesse C. (Madison, WI)
Title: Therapeutic agent delivery system, device and method for localized application of therapeutic substances to a biological conduit
Patent Number: 8,551,130

Inventors: Schrag; Hans-Juergen (Friedenweiler, DE)
Title: Implantable reservoir body
Patent Number: 8,545,385

Inventors: Schrattenholz; Andre (Mainz, DE)
Title: Use of neuregulin-.beta. as an indicator and/or target
Patent Number: 8,546,086

Inventors: Schroeder; Kurt (Charlotte, NC)
Title: Filter assembly for frying oil or other liquids and an associated valve assembly
Patent Number: 8,545,699

Inventors: Schroeder; Steve (Wilton, CA)
Title: Apparatus for protecting a smart device
Patent Number: 8,547,695

Inventors: Schuller; Peter (Turramurra, AU), Hill; Grant (Greystanes, AU), Rapsey; Jane L. (Berowra, AU), Capcelea; Edmond D. (Bondi Junction, AU)
Title: Method of forming insulated conductive element having substantially continuously coated sections separated by uncoated gaps
Patent Number: 8,545,926

Inventors: Schultz; Michael A. (Homer Glen, IL), Deddo; Michael A. (Oak Brook Terrace, IL), Joseph, II; Frederic W. (Orland Park, IL)
Title: Three-phase liquid polishing and cleaning composition
Patent Number: 7,598,216

Inventors: Schultz; Roger L. (Ninnekah, OK), Cavender; Travis W. (Angleton, TX)
Title: Restricting production of gas or gas condensate into a wellbore
Patent Number: 8,544,554

Inventors: Schultz; Roger L. (Ninnekah, OK), Watson; Brock (Oklahoma City, OK), Kliewer; Greg A. (Edmond, OK), Watson; Robert G. (Baird, TX), Ferguson; Andrew (Moore, OK)
Title: Portable torque measurement and notification system and method of using same
Patent Number: 8,549,932

Inventors: Schuppli; Rudolf (Bad Zurzach, CH)
Title: Electrically contacting an electrical component
Patent Number: 8,556,665

Inventors: Schwarz; Edward L. (Minneapolis, MN)
Title: Bag for handheld electronic device
Patent Number: 8,550,713

Inventors: Scott; William S. (Vancouver, WA)
Title: Device for sharpening and polishing needles, pins, and miscellaneous pointed articles
Patent Number: 8,556,686

Inventors: Seckin; Gamze (Redmond, WA), Nagaraj; Raghavendra C. (Mercer Island, WA), Sarna; Lalit (Mountain View, CA), Tseng; Alan (San Jose, CA), Bhalod; Jayank M. (Kirkland, WA), Ma; Yanda (Redmond, WA)
Title: Quality of experience (QoE) method and apparatus for wireless communication networks
Patent Number: 7,599,307

Inventors: Seewann; Ed (Austin, TX)
Title: Circuit having relaxed setup time via reciprocal clock and data gating
Patent Number: 7,600,071

Inventors: Segura-Orsoni; Sandrine (Mandelieu, FR), Roumec; Sophie (Grasse, FR)
Title: Topical anti-inflammatory compositions comprising O/W emulsions containing pro-penetrating glycols
Patent Number: 8,551,503

Inventors: Segura-Orsoni; Sandrine (Mandelieu, FR), Roumec; Sophie (Grasse, FR)
Title: Topical anti-inflammatory compositions comprising O/W emulsions containing pro-penetrating glycols
Patent Number: 8,551,504

Inventors: Sejourne; Jerome (Saint-Diery, FR)
Title: Roller conveyor module
Patent Number: 8,556,060

Inventors: Sekigawa; Akito (Abiko, JP), Kamiya; Daisaku (Abiko, JP), Watanabe; Kiyoshi (Matsudo, JP), Obuchi; Yusuke (Nagareyama, JP), Kushida; Hideki (Moriya, JP)
Title: Sheet stacking apparatus and image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 8,550,461

Inventors: Sekiguchi; Hideki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Resin composition, thermal transfer-receiving sheet, and method for making thermal transfer-receiving sheet
Patent Number: 8,545,949

Inventors: Selbrede; Martin G. (The Woodlands, TX), Van Ostrand; Daniel K. (The Woodlands, TX)
Title: Apparatus and method for reducing pixel operational voltage in MEMS-based optical displays
Patent Number: 8,548,289

Inventors: Selkowitz; Stephen L. (Valencia, PA)
Title: Foldable table lift assist apparatus
Patent Number: 8,544,824

Inventors: Seltzer; Andrew (Livingston, NJ), Fan; Zhen (Parsippany, NJ), Hack; Horst (Hampton, NJ)
Title: Method of controlling a boiler plant during switchover from air-combustion to oxygen-combustion
Patent Number: 8,550,810

Inventors: Semmens; Blaine K. (Tacoma, WA), Murphy; Colin R. (Seattle, WA)
Title: Roofing system
Patent Number: 8,555,589

Inventors: Senju; Satoru (Kumamoto, JP)
Title: Method of making macrophage expressing an antibody directed against .beta.-amyloid
Patent Number: 8,551,472

Inventors: Sentmanat; Martin (Spicewood, TX)
Title: Modular magneto mechanical device
Patent Number: 8,552,608

Inventors: Seo; Dong Youn (Anyang-si, KR), Lee; Jung Hoon (Anyang-si, KR), Kim; Ki Jun (Anyang-si, KR), Ahn; Joon Kui (Anyang-si, KR)
Title: Method for user equipment to perform random access to base station in wireless communication system that supports multiple uplink and downlink carriers
Patent Number: 8,547,927

Inventors: Seo; Hae Moon (Yongin-si, KR), Lee; Youn Sung (Yongin-si, KR), Park; Woo Chul (Incheon, KR), Lee; Myung Soo (Yongin-si, KR), Yoon; Myung Hyon (Seongnam-si, KR)
Title: Apparatus and method for eliminating outband interference signal
Patent Number: 8,548,412

Inventors: Seo; Kang Soo (Anyang-si, KR), Yoo; Jea Yong (Seoul, KR), Kim; Byung Jin (Seongnam-si, KR)
Title: Recording medium, and method and apparatus of reproducing data recorded on the same
Patent Number: 7,599,611

Inventors: Serita; Takuya (Shizuoka, JP), Shido; Masaya (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Discharge lamp
Patent Number: 7,598,676

Inventors: Servante; Alastair Hugh (Wigton, GB), Read; Simon James (Wigton, GB)
Title: Printable coating
Patent Number: 8,551,605

Inventors: Sesha; Ramesh (West Windsor, NJ)
Title: Anti-diabetic combinations
Patent Number: 8,551,524

Inventors: Seto; Takahiro (Utsunomiya, JP), Habasita; Takesi (Utsunomiya, JP)
Title: Heat exchanger equipped with partitioning members for use in a vehicular air conditioning apparatus
Patent Number: 8,544,528

Inventors: Severin; Emmanuel (Morristown, NJ), Sausse; Lorrain (Morristown, NJ), Barthelet; Pierre (Morristown, NJ), Abel; Francis (Morristown, NJ), Dufin; Manuel (Morristown, NJ)
Title: Turbocharger having nozzle ring locating pin and an integrated locator and heat shield
Patent Number: 8,545,172

Inventors: Seward; James B. (Rochester, MN)
Title: Automated management of medical data using expert knowledge and applied complexity science for risk assessment and diagnoses
Patent Number: 8,554,580

Inventors: Sgherri; Roberto (La Spezia, IT), Franceschi; Giuliano (La Spezia, IT)
Title: Power-driven wheel for a military vehicle
Patent Number: 8,550,197

Inventors: Sha; Yan (Shanghai, CN), Sha; Xiaolin (Shanghai, CN)
Title: Method of installing a pressing block suit of a solar panel
Patent Number: 8,557,081

Inventors: Shahar; Boaz (Raanana, IL), Beygelman; Dan (Lod, IL), Wolach; Oren (Kfar Saba, IL)
Title: Apparatus and method thereof for reliable booting from NAND flash memory
Patent Number: 8,555,050

Inventors: Shaltiel-Karyo; Ronit (Ramat-HaSharon, IL), Gazit; Ehud (Ramat-HaSharon, IL)
Title: Compositions and methods for treatment of neurodegenerative diseases
Patent Number: 8,546,330

Inventors: Shao; Shih-Feng (Taipei Hsien, TW), Chiu; Ming-Yen (Ping-Tung Hsien, TW)
Title: Method for wafer level packaging and fabricating cap structures
Patent Number: 7,598,125

Inventors: Sharma; Harsh Dev (Santa Jose, CA), Srivastava; Rajeev (Cupertino, CA), Kommoori; Srivinas R. (Milpitas, CA), Bhushan; Bharat (Santa Clara, CA), Parui; Mithunjoy (Mountain View, CA), Lee; Albert (Livermore, CA)
Title: Automatic placement of decoupling capacitors
Patent Number: 7,600,208

Inventors: Shaw; Greg S. (Shaker Heights, OH), Prince; Troy (Cleveland, OH), Snyder; Joseph (Novelty, OH), Willet; Michael C. (Akron, OH), Lisy; Frederick J. (Euclid, OH)
Title: Pressure sensor with integrated thermal stabilization and method of using
Patent Number: 8,544,335

Inventors: Sheehan; Daniel Peter (San Diego, CA)
Title: Nano-fiber arrayed surfaces
Patent Number: 8,545,962

Inventors: Shepherd; Dale (Fort Collins, CO)
Title: Systems for coordinating a distributed game in a gaming environment
Patent Number: 8,550,918

Inventors: Sheth; Niral (Austin, TX), Khan; Arshad (Austin, TX), Qiu; Chaoxin (Austin, TX)
Title: Method and apparatus for configuring IP multimedia subsystem network elements
Patent Number: 8,547,966

Inventors: Shi; Fang (San Diego, CA), Raveendran; Vijayalakshmi R. (San Diego, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for motion vector assignment
Patent Number: 8,553,776

Inventors: Shibazaki; Minoru (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Liquid crystal display device having a parallel alignment type liquid crystal layer
Patent Number: 7,599,029

Inventors: Shigeeda; Nobuyuki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Image processing system and access control information registration method of function access control
Patent Number: 8,547,570

Inventors: Shigemi; Takao (Kurashiki, JP), Yamamoto; Akira (Ohbu, JP)
Title: Gear cutting simulation method, gear cutting simulation program, and gear cutting simulation device
Patent Number: 7,599,824

Inventors: Shih; Mei-Sha (Kaohsiung, TW), Su; Chun-Wei (New Taipei, TW), Lien; Jan-Tien (Keelung, TW)
Title: Three-dimensional imaging device
Patent Number: 8,547,490

Inventors: Shimada; Ikuo (Kawasaki, JP), Arisumi; Mamoru (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Method and apparatus for offline diagnosis based on prioriyu level setting
Patent Number: 8,555,111

Inventors: Shimazaki; Atsushi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Communication apparatus, printing apparatus, printing system including said communication apparatus and printing apparatus, and method of controlling same
Patent Number: 8,553,252

Inventors: Shimizu; Junichiro (Hadano, JP)
Title: Thermally-assisted recording head and magnetic recording system
Patent Number: 8,547,804

Inventors: Shimizu; Tetsuya (Anjo, JP), Hirai; Nobuyuki (Anjo, JP), Tsuchida; Kenichi (Hazu-gun, JP), Ishikawa; Kazunori (Toyota, JP)
Title: Power transfer mechanism control device and power transfer device
Patent Number: 8,554,432

Inventors: Shimizu; Yasuo (Saitama, JP), Yoneda; Atsuhiko (Saitama, JP), Yamawaki; Shigeru (Saitama, JP), Shiraishi; Takehito (Saitama, JP)
Title: Electric power steering apparatus
Patent Number: 8,556,023

Inventors: Shimogawa; Kenjyu (Kanagawa, JP), Furuta; Hiroshi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device
Patent Number: 8,552,793

Inventors: Shimura; Hiroshi (Kanagawa, JP), Haike; Guan (Kanagawa, JP), Ishikawa; Masaaki (Tokyo, JP), Saitoh; Takashi (Tokyo, JP), Arai; Hiroshi (Saitama, JP)
Title: Detecting and protecting a copy guarded document
Patent Number: 7,599,081

Inventors: Shin; Chang Hoon (Anyang-si, KR), Song; Chang Yeol (Osan-si, KR)
Title: Optical pick-up actuator
Patent Number: 7,599,137

Inventors: Shin; Dong Heon (Seoul, KR)
Title: Biarylamide derivative and compositions containing the derivative as an active ingredient
Patent Number: 8,552,065

Inventors: Shin; Dong-suk (Suwon-si, KR), Lim; Hyung-jun (Suwon-si, KR), Park; Jae-hong (Seongnam-si, KR), Lim; Kyoung-mook (Hwaseong-si, KR), Byeon; Heo-jin (Hwaseong-si, KR), Park; Sung-cheol (Seoul, KR)
Title: Digital video signal processing apparatus and method for extracting data in a vertical blanking interval
Patent Number: 7,599,004

Inventors: Shin; Hee-Bum (Gunpo-si, KR), Park; Dong-Jin (Suwon-si, KR), Mok; Jee-Soo (Yongin-si, KR), Bae; Jong-Suk (Busan, KR), Kim; Ki-Hwan (Boryeong-si, KR)
Title: Printed circuit board using bump and method for manufacturing thereof
Patent Number: 8,549,744

Inventors: Shin; Ji-Young (Seoul, KR), Kim; Young-Nam (Suwon-si, KR), Kim; Jong-An (Seoul, KR), Cho; Hyung-Suk (Hwaseong-si, KR), Yang; Yu-Sin (Seoul, KR)
Title: Apparatus and method to inspect defect of semiconductor device
Patent Number: 8,546,154

Inventors: Shin; Sunggon (Gyeongsangnam-do, KR), Jung; Yunkwon (Gumi-si, KR)
Title: Plasma display apparatus and driving method thereof
Patent Number: 7,598,932

Inventors: Shinchi; Tomoaki (Osaka, JP), Suzaki; Hiroshi (Osaka, JP)
Title: Two-component urethane resin composition for polishing pad, polyurethane polishing pad, and method for producing polyurethane polishing pad
Patent Number: 8,545,292

Inventors: Shindo; Akinori (Hokuto, JP), Tagaki; Masatoshi (Suwa, JP), Kurita; Hideaki (Suwa, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,598,569

Inventors: Shiomi; Yasuhiko (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Imaging apparatus having a detector for detecting spatial frequency characteristics, control method, and a computer program product having computer program code therefor
Patent Number: 7,598,982

Inventors: Shionoya; Wataru (Okazaki, JP), Shimizu; Naohiro (Miura, JP), Imanishi; Yuichiro (Nagoya, JP), Hotta; Sozaburo (Nagoya, JP)
Title: Plasma treating apparatus
Patent Number: 8,545,765

Inventors: Shiraishi; Tomofumi (Hitachi, JP), Kawamura; Tsutomu (Mito, JP), Kondo; Takeyuki (Hitachi, JP)
Title: Reactor and reaction plant
Patent Number: 8,551,417

Inventors: Shoda; Hiroaki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Flip-flop, shift register, and scan test circuit
Patent Number: 7,600,167

Inventors: Shoji; Yozo (Tokyo, JP), Hamaguchi; Kiyoshi (Tokyo, JP), Ogawa; Hiroyo (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Millimeter-wave-band radio communication method in which both a modulated signal and an unmodulated carrier are transmitted to a system with a receiver having plural receiving circuits
Patent Number: 7,599,672

Inventors: Shukla; Vijay (Bangalore, IN)
Title: System and method for aircraft taxi gate selection based on passenger connecting flight information
Patent Number: 8,548,720

Inventors: Shuman; Stewart (New York, NY)
Title: Method for molecular cloning and polynucleotide synthesis using vaccinia DNA topoisomerase
Patent Number: 8,551,739

Inventors: Shyu; Shyh-Ming (Tainan, TW)
Title: Hairclip device
Patent Number: 8,544,479

Inventors: Siegel; Dan G. (Belleville, IL), Nelson; Kevin Philip (Appleton, WI), Pockat; Gregory Robert (Ripon, WI), Schell; Thomas Andrew (Winneconne, WI), Berbert; Otacilio Teixeira (Oshkosh, WI), Michaud; Ryan Arthur (Appleton, WI), Mengel; Matthew LeRoy (Oshkosh, WI), Latreille; Douglas Mark (Neenah, WI)
Title: Method for distributing a myoglobin-containing food product
Patent Number: 8,545,950

Inventors: Silver; Edward Michael (Atlanta, GA), Roberts; Linda Ann (Decatur, GA), Nguyen; Hong Thi (Atlanta, GA)
Title: Systems and methods for caller-controlled tune notification of a call
Patent Number: 7,599,482

Inventors: Simonato; Jean-Pierre (Sassenage, FR), Carella; Alexandre (Mazeres Lezons, FR)
Title: Electrical detection and/or quantification of organophosphorus compounds
Patent Number: 8,552,748

Inventors: Singh; Amit K. (Fremont, CA), Waibel; Udo (Los Altos, CA)
Title: Modeling tool for determining an organization's supply chain emissions footprint
Patent Number: 8,548,835

Inventors: Singh; Deepak K. (Apex, NC)
Title: Expanded scope incrementor
Patent Number: 8,554,821

Inventors: Singh; Jasbir (Naperville, IL), Gurney; Mark E. (Grand Rapids, MI), Hategan; Georgeta (Naperville, IL), Yu; Peng (Lisle, IL), Zembower; David (La Grange, IL), Zhou; Nian (Naperville, IL)
Title: Sulfonamide peri-substituted bicyclics for occlusive artery disease
Patent Number: 7,598,397

Inventors: Sjoberg; Andreas (Goteborg, SE), Roupe; Andreas (Ytterby, SE)
Title: Method for operating a variable displacement compressor and system with a variable displacement compressor
Patent Number: 8,555,665

Inventors: Sloan; William (Maryville, TN)
Title: Bicycle fitting apparatus and method
Patent Number: 8,544,947

Inventors: Slor; Yechiel (Givati, IL), Bronfman; Arkady (Beer-Sheva, IL), Tzubery; Roni (Ramat Gan, IL), Zemer; Dan (Rehovot, IL)
Title: Tilting device
Patent Number: 7,598,688

Inventors: Slot; Franchot (Gig Harbor, WA)
Title: Plunger device
Patent Number: 8,544,122

Inventors: Slots; Antonie (Heeten, NL), Regterschot; Martinus (Wapenveld, NL)
Title: Supply device for cutting device
Patent Number: 8,549,969

Inventors: Small; David B. (Dublin, CA), Chandra; Nalesh (Lincoln, CA)
Title: Method and system of creating customized ringtones
Patent Number: 8,548,531

Inventors: Small; Tony M. (Fort Worth, TX)
Title: Easily replaceable valve assembly for a high pressure pump
Patent Number: 8,550,102

Inventors: Smith; Brandon Carl (San Jose, CA)
Title: Performing actions on frame entries in response to receiving bulk instruction
Patent Number: 8,553,686

Inventors: Smith; Charles Eric (Austin, TX), Zuniga; Roy Stacey (Austin, TX), Butcher; James Edward (Round Rock, TX), Lee; Jonathon Robert (Austin, TX)
Title: Mobile application system
Patent Number: 8,554,190

Inventors: Smith; John W. (Cheshire, GB), McGuiness; Claire (Cheshire, GB), Sharratt; Andrew P. (Cheshire, GB)
Title: Process for the preparation of 2,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene
Patent Number: 8,552,228

Inventors: Smith; Kurtice (Groves, TX)
Title: Directional hands-free wrist illumination device
Patent Number: 8,550,648

Inventors: Smith; Patrick (Raleigh, NC), Hansson; Krister (Trelleborg, SE), Sjoberg; Ake (Lund, SE), Larsson; Roland (Trelleborg, SE)
Title: Process for the manufacture of a decorative laminate
Patent Number: 8,545,665

Inventors: Smith; Peter Clark (Half Moon Bay, CA), LeClair; Robert W. (Pleasanton, CA)
Title: Multi-layer heater for an electron gun
Patent Number: 8,547,005

Inventors: Smith; Sage Frederick (Apex, NC), Preble, Jr.; John Edward (Fuquay Varina, NC), Stanek; Kimberly Melissa (Fuquay Varina, NC)
Title: Diesel particulate filter packaging and method of directing airflow in a skid steer machine
Patent Number: 8,556,014

Inventors: Smyth; Barry (County Wicklow, IE), Balfe; Evelyn (County Dublin, IE)
Title: Information retrieval
Patent Number: 7,599,928

Inventors: So; Min Jae (Seoul, KR)
Title: Transmitter for animal training device capable of switching between rheostatic mode and intensity selection mode
Patent Number: 8,552,872

Inventors: Sohn; Ji Hoon (Seoul, KR), Cha; Hong Rae (Seoul, KR), Cho; Sam Je (Seoul, KR), Jang; Woo Sung (Seoul, KR), Shin; Woon Seo (Seoul, KR)
Title: Filter and plasma display device thereof
Patent Number: 8,552,932

Inventors: Sohn; Youn Soo (Seoul, KR), Seong; Ji Yeon (Gyeonggi-Do, KR), Jun; Yong Joo (Seoul, KR), Kim; Joo Ik (Gyeonggi-Do, KR)
Title: Thermosensitive and biocompatible amphiphilic poly(organophosphazenes) and preparation method thereof
Patent Number: 7,598,318

Inventors: Soliman; Samir S. (San Diego, CA), Awoniyi; Olufunmilola O. (San Diego, CA), Song; Osok (San Diego, CA), Lee; Jangwon (San Diego, CA), Griot; Miguel (San Diego, CA), Subramanian; Ramachandran (San Diego, CA)
Title: Cellular network energy saving
Patent Number: 8,554,224

Inventors: Sologuren-Sanchez; Diego (Wettingen, CH), Keller; Markus (Zurich, CH)
Title: Insulation spacer for a gas insulated device and method of producing same
Patent Number: 8,552,297

Inventors: Soltanoff; Gregory (Kingston, NY)
Title: System and method for a workstation injury avoidance program
Patent Number: 8,550,820

Inventors: Sonderegger; Marco (Feldkirch-Gisingen, AT), Schneider; Klaus (Hergatz, DE)
Title: Loading unit and/or a lifting unit, in particular a reach stacker
Patent Number: 7,599,776

Inventors: Song; Jae Hyung (Seoul, KR), Kim; Byoung Gill (Seoul, KR), Kim; Jin Woo (Seoul, KR), Song; Won Gyu (Seoul, KR), Lee; Hyoung Gon (Seoul, KR), Choi; In Hwan (Seoul, KR), Mun; Chul Kyu (Seoul, KR)
Title: Transmitting system and method of processing digital broadcast signal in transmitting system, receiving system and method of receiving digital broadcast signal in receiving system
Patent Number: 8,553,606

Inventors: Song; Mi-Seon (Kyeongki-Do, KR)
Title: Method of performing Soojichim acupuncture using bodycopy
Patent Number: 8,551,131

Inventors: Song; Myung-Won (Suwon-si, KR), Lee; Seong-Taek (Suwon-si, KR), Chin; Byung-Doo (Suwon-si, KR), Kang; Tae-Min (Suwon-si, KR), Lee; Jae-Ho (Suwon-si, KR), Kim; Mu-Hyun (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Method of fabricating organic light emitting display
Patent Number: 7,598,115

Inventors: Song; Yongsheng (Shanghai, CN)
Title: Valve with the device enhancing capability of its closure member and related seat ring to resist erosion
Patent Number: 8,556,226

Inventors: Song; Yu (Pleasanton, CA), Jeong; Sangoh (Palo Alto, CA), Cheng; Doreen (San Jose, CA), Kalasapur; Swaroop S. (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Context-based interests in computing environments and systems
Patent Number: 8,554,767

Inventors: Sorli; Jon Magnus (Svelvik, NO)
Title: Method and apparatus for positioning a center of a seismic source
Patent Number: 8,547,785

Inventors: Sorrells; David F. (Middleburg, FL), Bultman; Michael J. (Jacksonville, FL), Clements; Charles D. (Jacksonville, FL), Cook; Robert W. (Switzerland, FL), Hamilla; Joseph M. (St. Augustine, FL), Looke; Richard C. (Jacksonville, FL), Moses, Jr.; Charley D. (DeBary, FL), Rawlins; Gregory S. (Heathrow, FL), Rawlins; Michael W. (Lake Mary, FL), Silver; Gregory S. (St. Augustine, FL)
Title: Spread spectrum applications of universal frequency translation
Patent Number: 7,599,421

Inventors: Soula; Olivier (Meyzieu, FR), Soula; Remi (Lyons, FR), Soula; Gerard (Meyzieu, FR)
Title: Administration form of osteogenic protein complexes
Patent Number: 8,546,356

Inventors: Souma; Seiichi (Tomi, JP), Tsubamoto; Satoshi (Tomi, JP), Tabayashi; Isao (Tomi, JP)
Title: Nozzle plate for inkjet head, method for manufacturing the same, and treatment liquid for inkjet head
Patent Number: 8,550,596

Inventors: Spencer; Clifford (Linconshire, GB)
Title: Composition for accelerated production of collagen
Patent Number: 8,552,063

Inventors: Spivey, Sr.; Raymond R. (Mableton, GA)
Title: Carton with expandable panel
Patent Number: 8,556,160

Inventors: Sreejith; Sreedharan (Santa Clara, CA), Sreedharan; Praseeth (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Method and system for packet traffic congestion management
Patent Number: 8,553,539

Inventors: Srinivasan; Arvind (Seattle, WA), Ramanathan; Karthikeyan (Baton Rouge, LA), Choquette; Luc (Gatineau, CA), Murakami; Aaron (Spokane, WA)
Title: Energy efficient plasma generation
Patent Number: 8,555,867

Inventors: Staals; Frank (Eindhoven, NL), Van Der Laan; Hans (Veldhoven, NL), Butler; Hans (Best, NL), Hofmans; Gerardus Carolus Johannus (Eindhoven, NL), Magnusson; Sven Gunnar Krister (Veldhoven, NL)
Title: Method of measuring properties of dynamic positioning errors in a lithographic apparatus, data processing apparatus, and computer program product
Patent Number: 8,554,510

Inventors: Standfest; Christine Florence (Mancelona, MI), Standfest; Christopher Bruce (Mancelona, MI)
Title: Sexual stimulation device
Patent Number: 8,545,392

Inventors: Stanley; Joel A. (Colleyville, TX)
Title: Method of mounting objects to polymeric membranes
Patent Number: 8,557,070

Inventors: Stanton; Mark E. (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Method and/or apparatus for cross-color and cross-luminance suppression using shimmer detection
Patent Number: 7,599,008

Inventors: Starbatty; Frank (Heidenheim, DE), Richter; Herbert (Aalen, DE)
Title: Length-adjustable shaft
Patent Number: 8,556,733

Inventors: Stasieluk; John Edward (Edina, MN)
Title: Boat tiller presentment
Patent Number: 8,555,800

Inventors: Stauber; Marshall Ephraim (Hollywood, FL)
Title: Surgical tool and method
Patent Number: 8,545,503

Inventors: Stebbing; Franklin Leroy (Norfolk, NE)
Title: Stress free steel and rapid production of same
Patent Number: 8,545,645

Inventors: Stegall; David C. (Los Angeles, CA)
Title: Dynamic puzzle generation
Patent Number: 8,545,299

Inventors: Stenzel; Marina H. (Sydney, AU), Godoy-Lopez; Ricardo (Terneuzen, NL), Harrisson; Simon (Bourg-la-Reine, FR), Rizzardo; Ezio (Wheelers Hill, AU)
Title: Functionalized thin film polyamide membranes
Patent Number: 8,544,658

Inventors: Stevens; Scott (Ridgewood, NJ)
Title: Compact electronic timpani
Patent Number: 8,546,678

Inventors: Stevenson; Christian Xavier (Inman, SC), Melton; Patrick Benedict (Horse Shoe, NC), York; William David (Greer, SC)
Title: Annular fuel and air co-flow premixer
Patent Number: 8,555,646

Inventors: Stewart; Robert E. (Old Barns, CA)
Title: Emergency breathing bag
Patent Number: 8,555,883

Inventors: Stocker; Richard (Lienz, AT)
Title: Household appliances
Patent Number: 8,544,971

Inventors: Stojanovic; Vladimir M. (Lexington, MA), Amirkhany; Amir (Stanford, CA), Zerbe; Jared L. (Woodside, CA)
Title: Adjustable dual-band link
Patent Number: 7,599,422

Inventors: Stokes; Jonathan D. (Kansas City, MO)
Title: Insulating concrete form system with fire-break ties
Patent Number: 8,555,588

Inventors: Stone; Donald Jesse (Rimrock, AZ)
Title: Power saw
Patent Number: 8,549,970

Inventors: Strait; Jeffrey C. (Reno, NV)
Title: LTE-advanced transmit diversity decoders
Patent Number: 8,553,800

Inventors: Strohmaier; Karl G. (Port Murray, NJ), Dorset; Douglas L. (Milford, NJ), Kennedy; Gordon J. (Washington, NJ)
Title: EMM-11, a synthetic crystalline microporous material, its preparation and use
Patent Number: 8,545,799

Inventors: Sturrock; David Thayer (Evans City, PA), Drake; Glenn Richardson (Panama City, PA), Crooks; Cory R (Moon Township, PA), Takus; A David (Sewickley, PA), Glavach; Mark Anson (Slippery Rock, PA), O'Neill Kolt; Genevieve (Painesville, OH), Palmieri, Jr.; Frank Anthony (Gibsonia, PA)
Title: Automated recommendations from simulation
Patent Number: 8,548,777

Inventors: Su; Cheng-Wei (Taichung, TW)
Title: Magnetic device adapted for being assembled with a socket
Patent Number: 8,544,368

Inventors: Su; Wei (Elk Grove, CA)
Title: Affixable firearms target capable of leaving a custom-shaped silhouette visible from afar upon the projectile's impact on the target's bullseye
Patent Number: 8,556,268

Inventors: Su; Xiao-Li (Fayetteville, AR), Ye; Zungzhong (Hangzhou, CN), Sun; Qian (Fayetteville, AR), Li; Yanbin (Fayetteville, AR)
Title: Versatile multichannel capillary biosensor system
Patent Number: 8,545,773

Inventors: Subramanian; Narayanan M (Marietta, GA)
Title: Programmable water heater thermostat controller
Patent Number: 8,550,369

Inventors: Suemoto; Kazunori (Asaka, JP)
Title: Image pick-up apparatus and white balance control method
Patent Number: 7,598,986

Inventors: Sugimoto; Hachiro (Kyoto, JP), Takahashi; Takashi (Tokyo, JP), Hijikuro; Ichiro (Tokyo, JP), Okuda; Michiaki (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Therapeutic agent for Alzheimer's disease
Patent Number: 8,552,220

Inventors: Sugiura; Kazuhiko (Nagoya, JP), Yokoyama; Kenichi (Nagoya, JP), Tamura; Muneo (Nagoya, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing semiconductor sensor
Patent Number: 7,598,118

Inventors: Suh; Sang Woon (Seoul, KR)
Title: Multi-layered recording medium, and method and apparatus for recording data
Patent Number: 7,599,266

Inventors: Suh; Sang Woon (Seoul, KR), Kim; Jin Yong (Seongnam, KR)
Title: Recording medium with intermittent or alternate wobbled pits and apparatus and methods for forming, recording, and reproducing the recording medium
Patent Number: 7,599,274

Inventors: Suh; Sang-min (Seoul, KR), Baek; Sang-eun (Incheon Metropolitan, KR), Shim; Jun-seok (Seongnam-si, KR), Byun; Yong-kyu (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Method and apparatus compensating disturbance in state control device
Patent Number: 7,599,144

Inventors: Sukegawa; Shigeki (Hitachinaka, JP), Koshihara; Shunsuke (Kitachinaka, JP), Yang; Kyoungmo (Mito, JP)
Title: Method for adjusting imaging magnification and charged particle beam apparatus
Patent Number: 8,552,371

Inventors: Sumida; Takumi (Osaka, JP), Tabusa; Fujio (Osaka, JP), Sekiguchi; Kazuo (Osaka, JP), Kodama; Takeshi (Osaka, JP), Yasumura; Koichi (Osaka, JP), Kojima; Yutaka (Osaka, JP), Motoyama; Masaaki (Osaka, JP), Miyajima; Keisuke (Osaka, JP), Yoshida; Kenji (Osaka, JP), Kan; Keizo (Osaka, JP), Sakamoto; Makoto (Osaka, JP), Takasu; Hideki (Osaka, JP), Nakagawa; Takashi (Osaka, JP), Ohi; Naoto (Osaka, JP), Harada; Yasuo (Osaka, JP), Hashimoto; Norikazu (Osaka, JP), Matsuyama; Hironori (Osaka, JP), Iida; Masatoshi (Osaka, JP), Fujita; Shigekazu (Osaka, JP), Fukushima; Tae (Osaka, JP)
Title: Heterocyclic compound and pharmaceutical composition thereof
Patent Number: 8,551,999

Inventors: Summerford; Robert L. (Selma, TX), Jinkins; Cody (Schertz, TX), Wilson; Jeffrey (Austin, TX)
Title: Lighting control system for a plurality of luminaires
Patent Number: 8,547,022

Inventors: Sun; Ke-Xun (Stanford, CA), Byer; Robert L. (Stanford, CA)
Title: Grating angle magnification enhanced angular sensor and scanner
Patent Number: 7,599,074

Inventors: Sun; Zheng-Heng (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Dummy hard disk drive
Patent Number: 8,553,405

Inventors: Sun; Zheng-Heng (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Heat dissipation device
Patent Number: 7,599,182

Inventors: Sun; Zheng-Heng (Tu-Cheng, TW)
Title: Memory module holder
Patent Number: 8,553,423

Inventors: Sun; Zhitai (Kawasaki, JP), Hasegawa; Kenichi (Kawasaki, JP), Kato; Takeharu (Kanagawa, JP), Uchiyama; Toru (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Executing a general-purpose operating system as a task under the control of a real-time operating system
Patent Number: 8,555,285

Inventors: Sutardja; Sehat (Los Altos Hills, CA)
Title: Processor architecture having multi-ported memory
Patent Number: 7,600,081

Inventors: Suto; Noriyuki (Kanagawa-Ken, JP), Kimura; Kenichi (Odawara, JP)
Title: Information recording patch, printed sheet, and authenticity discrimination method therefor
Patent Number: 8,556,299

Inventors: Suzuki; Osafumi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Method and apparatus for inspecting internal pressure of can of canned goods
Patent Number: 8,554,508

Inventors: Suzuki; Shoji (San Jose, CA), Throckmorton; David A. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Disk stacking method and apparatus
Patent Number: 8,556,566

Inventors: Suzuki; Takeo (Fukuoka, JP), Maemura; Akihiko (Fukuoka, JP), Kawazoe; Yosuke (Fukuoka, JP), Fukuma; Yuto (Fukuoka, JP), Inoue; Takeshi (Fukuoka, JP)
Title: Permanent magnet synchronous rotating electric machine and rotor core
Patent Number: 8,546,990

Inventors: Suzuki; Yuichi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Disk drive apparatus and seek method
Patent Number: 7,599,257

Inventors: Swamy; Mahesh M. (Gurnee, IL), Kume; Tsuneo Joe (Katikyushu, JP)
Title: Resonant gate drive circuit for a power switching device in a high frequency power converter
Patent Number: 8,547,143

Inventors: Swindell; Charles S. (Merion, PA), Fegley; Glenn J. (Eagleville, PA)
Title: Fatty amine drug conjugates
Patent Number: 8,552,054

Inventors: Synder, Jr.; Harold L. (Provo, UT), Turner; Paula (Provo, UT)
Title: Externally guided and directed field induction resistivity tool
Patent Number: 7,598,742

Inventors: Szucs; Sarah W. (Geneseo, NY)
Title: Needle shield for injections
Patent Number: 8,545,455

Inventors: Tabata; Michio (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image interpolation apparatus and a computer readable storage medium storing instructions of a computer program
Patent Number: 8,553,293

Inventors: Tabor; Timothy A. (West Jordan, UT)
Title: Blanking inter-frame transitions of a 3D signal
Patent Number: 8,553,072

Inventors: Tackett; Justin Dale (Fort Worth, TX)
Title: Wind turbine power generation
Patent Number: 8,552,580

Inventors: Tada; Masaki (Fukuyama, JP), Tanaka; Takumi (Fukuyama, JP), Kojima; Katsumi (Fukuyama, JP), Iwasa; Hiroki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Steel sheet for cans and method for manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 8,557,065

Inventors: Tada; Yuuki (Kawasaki, JP), Kobayashi; Yasushi (Kawasaki, JP), Sakai; Kazuyuki (Kawasaki, JP), Takahashi; Kazuki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Device, method, and storage medium for detecting multiplexed relation of applications
Patent Number: 8,554,908

Inventors: Tagawa; Tetsuya (Machida, JP), Hirakawa; Takeshi (Machida, JP)
Title: Electrical connector and electrical connector assembly
Patent Number: 8,550,837

Inventors: Tai; Yu-Chong (Pasadena, CA), Chen; Po-Jui (Cupertino, CA), Rodger; Damien C. (South Pasadena, CA), Humayun; Mark S. (Glendale, CA)
Title: Microfabricated implantable wireless pressure sensor for use in biomedical applications and pressure measurement and sensor implantation methods
Patent Number: 8,549,925

Inventors: Tajiri; Kunihiko (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: System to implement floating point adder using mantissa, rounding, and normalization
Patent Number: 8,554,819

Inventors: Takabatake; Hiroo (Otsu, JP), Tanaka; Yuji (Otsu, JP), Sugita; Kazuya (Ehime, JP), Kitanaka; Atsushi (Otsu, JP)
Title: Fine bubble diffusing pipe, fine bubble diffusing apparatus, and submerged membrane separation apparatus
Patent Number: 8,557,112

Inventors: Takada; Yu (Toyota, JP), Ishii; Masahiko (Okazaki, JP), Dohi; Yukio (Amagasaki, JP), Yuguchi; Aki (Amagasaki, JP)
Title: Polyaniline-added prepolymer, method of manufacturing polyaniline-added prepolymer, polyaniline graft polymer, method of manufacturing polyaniline graft polymer, cross-linked material, and paint
Patent Number: 8,546,495

Inventors: Takagi; Ayako (Yokosuka, JP), Numazaki; Shunichi (Tokyo, JP), Kobayashi; Hitoshi (Kawasaki, JP), Saishu; Tatsuo (Tokyo, JP), Hirayama; Yuzo (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Stereoscopic image display apparatus
Patent Number: 8,552,925

Inventors: Takagi; Hisamitsu (Kawasaki, JP), Kakuguchi; Kazuhiro (Kawasaki, JP), Kobayashi; Hiroshi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Electronic device with reflective panel
Patent Number: 8,552,927

Inventors: Takaiwa; Fumio (Ibaraki, JP), Kawakatsu; Taiji (Ibaraki, JP)
Title: Gene capable of being expressed specifically in endosperm of plant, promoter for the gene, and use of the gene and the promoter
Patent Number: 8,552,256

Inventors: Takaki; Kouichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 8,553,242

Inventors: Takatani; Kazuhiro (Takatsuki, JP), Kimoto; Mamoru (Hirakata, JP)
Title: Solid electrolytic capacitor and method of manufacturing solid electrolytic capacitor
Patent Number: 7,599,169

Inventors: Takekawa; Yoko (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Efficient decomposition of layouts
Patent Number: 8,555,213

Inventors: Takeshita; Toshio (Kanagawa, JP), Hara; Mieko (Tokyo, JP), Kumagai; Atsuhiro (Kanagawa, JP), Miyajima; Yoichi (Tokyo, JP), Shintani; Shoichi (Saitama, JP)
Title: Battery pack
Patent Number: 8,551,643

Inventors: Takeuchi; Takashi (Otawara, JP), Shikata; Hiroyuki (Nasushiobara, JP), Aoki; Minoru (Nasushiobara, JP), Sato; Shinichi (Kasukabe, JP), Sudo; Masaaki (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Ultrasonic probe
Patent Number: 7,598,658

Inventors: Taki; Shunsuke (Tokyo, JP), Amano; Toru (Tokyo, JP), Iino; Yoshikazu (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Mobile terminal device including an elevating keyboard mechanism
Patent Number: 7,599,721

Inventors: Takiguchi; Yoshiro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Optical fiber adaptor and laser system
Patent Number: 8,545,109

Inventors: Tameshige; Takashi (Tokyo, JP), Takamoto; Yoshifumi (Kokubunji, JP)
Title: Method of deploying a production environment using a development environment
Patent Number: 8,554,890

Inventors: Tamura; Tetsuya (Gunma, JP)
Title: Casing
Patent Number: 8,555,794

Inventors: Tanaka; Don (Saratoga, CA)
Title: Methods and devices to accelerate wound healing in thoracic anastomosis applications
Patent Number: 8,551,035

Inventors: Tanaka; Katsuhiko (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing semiconductor device
Patent Number: 8,551,884

Inventors: Tanaka; Kazumi (Hitachinaka, JP)
Title: Grinder having mechanism for regulating rotation of wheel guard
Patent Number: 8,550,885

Inventors: Tanaka; Masanobu (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing electronic device and display
Patent Number: 8,551,818

Inventors: Tanaka; Takayuki (Yokohama, JP), Nishida; Shinichi (Kawasaki, JP), Takahashi; Norio (Suntou-gun, JP), Kawamoto; Takahiro (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Developer container, developing device, and process cartridge
Patent Number: 8,548,352

Inventors: Tanaka; Yuu (Aichi-ken, JP), Iwata; Yoshifumi (Aichi-ken, JP), Iwakiri; Hideyuki (Tajimi, JP), Satonaka; Hisashi (Susono, JP), Kubota; Yuichi (Okazaki, JP), Endo; Tomohiko (Toyota, JP), Matsui; Akira (Toyota, JP), Sugiyama; Toru (Toyota, JP), Kawakami; Seiji (Susono, JP), Iwazaki; Katsuhiko (Shizuoka, JP), Kataoka; Hiroaki (Susono, JP)
Title: Parking assist device
Patent Number: 7,599,773

Inventors: Tandy; Patrick W. (Boise, ID)
Title: Methods of operating electronic devices, and methods of providing electronic devices
Patent Number: 8,554,166

Inventors: Tang; Chiang-Chung (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Server system including diplexer
Patent Number: 8,549,277

Inventors: Tang; Feng (Mountain View, CA), Lim; Suk Hwan (Mountain View, CA), Chang; Nelson Liang An (San Jose, CA)
Title: Ordinal and spatial local feature vector based image representation
Patent Number: 8,548,237

Inventors: Tang; Xian-Xiu (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Rack-mount server system
Patent Number: 8,547,694

Inventors: Tang; Xian-Xiu (Shenzhen, CN), Ye; Zhen-Xing (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Enclosure of electronic device
Patent Number: 8,546,703

Inventors: Tang; Xianmin (San Jose, CA), Chung; Hua (San Jose, CA), Wang; Rongjun (Cupertino, CA), Gung; Tza-Jing (San Jose, CA), Gopalraja; Praburam (San Jose, CA), Yu; Jick (San Jose, CA), Yang; Hong (Pleasanton, CA)
Title: Sputtering chamber having auxiliary backside magnet to improve etch uniformity and magnetron producing sustained self sputtering of ruthenium and tantalum
Patent Number: 8,557,094

Inventors: Tang; Xiaoping (Mohegan Lake, NY), Gray; Michael S. (Fairfax, VT), Yuan; Xin (Roseville, CA)
Title: Parallel solving of layout optimization
Patent Number: 8,555,229

Inventors: Tanioka; Akihiko (Tokyo, JP), Inoue; Kozo (Wako, JP), Nitta; Kazuya (Wako, JP), Tamaru; Masaru (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Immobilization apparatus
Patent Number: 8,544,410

Inventors: Tao; Kozo (Osaka, JP), Kikuchi; Masaki (Osaka, JP), Hashimoto; Shinichi (Osaka, JP), Miyahara; Norifumi (Osaka, JP), Nishikawa; Yoshiteru (Osaka, JP), Murakami; Takashi (Osaka, JP), Yamagami; Hiromi (Osaka, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus and computer-readable recording medium storing image forming program for allowing storage section to store repeating use instruction information for repeatedly using band data
Patent Number: 8,553,269

Inventors: Tao; Yi (San Jose, CA), Zhong; Fan (Fremont, CA), Sasagawa; Teruo (Los Gatos, CA)
Title: Mechanical layer and methods of shaping the same
Patent Number: 8,547,626

Inventors: Tarasova; Nadya (Frederick, MD), Dean; Michael (Frederick, MD), Lou; Hong (Frederick, MD)
Title: Smoothened polypeptides and methods of use
Patent Number: 8,546,524

Inventors: Tardo; Joseph (Palo Alto, CA), Buer; Mark (Gilbert, AZ), Luo; Jianjun (Sunnyvale, CA), Matthews; Don (Morgan Hill, CA), Qi; Zheng (Milpitas, CA), Squires; Ronald (Castro Valley, CA)
Title: Methods and apparatus for accelerating secure session processing
Patent Number: 7,600,122

Inventors: Tashiro; Yasunori (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Over-sampling A/D converting circuit
Patent Number: 7,599,006

Inventors: Tateda; Shinya (Fukushima-prefecture, JP), Hosaka; Junko (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Key sheet
Patent Number: 7,598,466

Inventors: Tateishi; Masataka (Kobe, JP), Motoyuki; Masahiro (Kobe, JP)
Title: Method of coal gasification and direct ironmaking and system therefor
Patent Number: 8,551,213

Inventors: Teets; Joseph Michael (Hobe Sound, FL), Teets; Jon William (Scottsdale, AZ)
Title: Hybrid electric power for vehicular propulsion
Patent Number: 8,552,575

Inventors: Terai; Junichi (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Developing device, image forming apparatus, and process cartridge
Patent Number: 8,554,119

Inventors: Terazawa; Hidehito (Obu, JP)
Title: Ultrasonic sensor
Patent Number: 8,555,724

Inventors: Tesauro; Gerald J. (Croton-on-Hudson, NY), Weinberger; Kilian Q. (Philadelphia, PA)
Title: Method and apparatus for improved regression modeling
Patent Number: 7,599,898

Inventors: Tevis; Gregory John (Tucson, AZ), Van Hise; David Gregory (Tucson, AZ)
Title: Optimization of a computing environment in which data management operations are performed
Patent Number: 8,554,743

Inventors: Thacker; James R. (Eureka, MO), Colvin; Michael S. (Newbury Park, CA), Peterson; David K. L. (Saugus, CA), McGivern; James P. (Wake Forest, NC)
Title: Neural stimulation lead fixation
Patent Number: 8,554,342

Inventors: Thai-Tang; Nam-Huan (Bloomfield, MI), DeFrank; William J. (Livonia, MI), Thomas; John D. (Rochester, MI)
Title: Integrated hybrid vehicle control strategy
Patent Number: 8,548,660

Inventors: Thebault; Cedric (Villingen-Schwenningen, DE), Correa; Carlos (Villingen-Schwenningen, DE), Zwing; Rainer (VS-Villingen, DE)
Title: Method and device for processing video pictures
Patent Number: 7,598,970

Inventors: Thede; Kai (Berlin, DE), Greschat; Susanne (Wagenfeld, DE), Wildum; Steffen (Schwelm, DE), Paulsen; Daniela (Wuppertal, DE)
Title: Substituted (thiophenyl-carbonyl)imidazolidinones, and use thereof
Patent Number: 8,546,438

Inventors: Theis; John (St. Paul, MN), Asamarai; Saeb (Columbia Heights, MN), Segar; Peter (Burnsville, MN), Cain; John (St. Cloud, MN)
Title: Spring arm lift systems
Patent Number: 8,544,811

Inventors: Thind; Deepinder Singh (Mankato, MN)
Title: Determination of class, attributes, and identity of an occupant
Patent Number: 8,553,992

Inventors: Thomas; Anthony (Ajax, CA)
Title: Gutter guard device
Patent Number: 8,550,422

Inventors: Thome; Timothy (Spring Valley, CA), Steuer; Brian Norman (San Diego, CA)
Title: System and method for WWAN/WLAN position estimation
Patent Number: 7,598,907

Inventors: Thommana; John (Austin, TX), Purkayastha; Debashish (Pottstown, PA), Briancon; Alain Charles Louis (Poolesville, MD)
Title: Wireless communication method and apparatus for generating, watermarking and securely transmitting content
Patent Number: 7,599,515

Inventors: Tiltman; Carl Peter (Weymouth, GB), Tulloch; Andrew Malcolm (Reading, GB)
Title: Acoustic markers
Patent Number: 8,547,780

Inventors: Ting; Yu-Chen (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Bracket assembly for disk drive
Patent Number: 8,544,801

Inventors: Tischer; Steven (Atlanta, GA), Zellner; Samuel N. (Dunwoody, GA), Starr; Robert J. (Decatur, GA)
Title: Apparatus and method for routing communications between networks and devices
Patent Number: 8,554,187

Inventors: Toba; Koji (Tama, JP), Kobayashi; Takenori (Kawasaki, JP), Ogita; Yoshihiro (Fuchu, JP), Nishi; Akinori (Kunitachi, JP)
Title: Power supply and demand control apparatus and power supply and demand control method
Patent Number: 8,554,383

Inventors: Todd; Bradley L. (Duncan, OK)
Title: Filter cake degradation compositions and methods of use in subterranean operations
Patent Number: 7,598,208

Inventors: Togare; Radhakrishna (Vancouver, WA)
Title: Voltage based switching of a power supply system current
Patent Number: 8,546,977

Inventors: Tojo; Koji (Sagamihara, JP)
Title: Semiconductor-diode-pumped solid state laser device
Patent Number: 7,599,410

Inventors: Tokiwa; Kentaro (Saitama, JP), Machida; Takashi (Saitama, JP)
Title: Camera lens mount apparatus
Patent Number: 7,599,617

Inventors: Tokura; Go (Yokohama, JP), Kikuchi; Hiroshi (Zushi, JP)
Title: Electronic device powered by fuel cell and power supply system using fuel cell
Patent Number: 7,598,999

Inventors: Tokushima; Masatoshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Optical switch
Patent Number: 8,554,027

Inventors: Tokuyama; Katsumi (Ibaraki, JP)
Title: Image signal processing circuit
Patent Number: 7,598,984

Inventors: Tolliver; David Allen (Pittsburgh, PA), Miller; Gary L. (Pittsburgh, PA)
Title: Method for partitioning combinatorial graphs
Patent Number: 8,548,238

Inventors: Tomoda; Takahito (Daito, JP)
Title: Security device and security system determining if the user can hear an audible alarm
Patent Number: 8,547,235

Inventors: Tomoi; Shusaku (Hiratsuka, JP), Kawaguchi; Kouichi (Hiratsuka, JP)
Title: Thermoplastic elastomer composition and method for producing the same
Patent Number: 8,546,478

Inventors: Tonello; Fabrizio (Cervasca, IT)
Title: Dryer apparatus for drying a web
Patent Number: 8,557,085

Inventors: Tonomura; Osamu (Kyoto, JP), Nagahara; Satoshi (Yokohama, JP), Kano; Manabu (Kyoto, JP), Hasebe; Shinji (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Fluid distribution device, micro plant, method of designing fluid distribution device, and method of detecting blockage of flow channel
Patent Number: 8,549,907

Inventors: Toone; Eric (Durham, NC), Marszalek; Piotr (Chapel Hill, NC), Clark; Robert L. (Chapel Hill, NC), Snyder; Phil (Durham, NC)
Title: Methods, devices, systems and computer program products for stochastic, competitive, force-based analyte detection
Patent Number: 7,598,092

Inventors: Tornqvist; Anders (Goteborg, SE)
Title: Method and computer system for ensuring authenticity of an electronic transaction
Patent Number: 8,549,301

Inventors: Toussaint, Jr.; Kimani C. (Chicago, IL), Scherer; Norbert F. (Winnetka, IL), Jureller; Justin E. (Chicago, IL), Park; Sungnam (Chicago, IL)
Title: Vector beam generator using a passively phase stable optical interferometer
Patent Number: 7,599,069

Inventors: Toutounchian; Darius Rezza (Berkshire, GB)
Title: Ironing board
Patent Number: 8,555,534

Inventors: Toyama; Fumiaki (Fukushima-Ken, JP), Inoue; Fumihiko (Fukushima-Ken, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device and method for manufacturing
Patent Number: 8,552,523

Inventors: Tran; Phat (Waterloo, CA)
Title: Incremental redundancy with resegmentation
Patent Number: 8,555,135

Inventors: Trayer; Mark Edward (Plano, TX)
Title: Mechanism for the conveyance and management of device mobility in an IMS network
Patent Number: 8,548,470

Inventors: Tremaine; Robert Brett (Poughkeepsie, NY), Check; Mark Anthony (Poughkeepsie, NY), Sanda; Pia N (Poughkeepsie, NY), Kudva; Prabhakar Nandavar (Yorktown Heights, NY)
Title: Verification of soft error resilience
Patent Number: 8,555,234

Inventors: Trent; Hazell (Jacksonville, FL)
Title: System and method for installing expansion joints
Patent Number: 8,556,535

Inventors: Tripp; Michael J. (Standish, ME), Juers; David H. (Cape Elizabeth, ME)
Title: Imparting texture to cured powder coatings
Patent Number: 8,551,386

Inventors: Trunek; Christopher (Auburn Township, OH)
Title: Linkage lock
Patent Number: 8,555,682

Inventors: Tsai; Ting-Yi (Taipei, TW), Lu; Kuen-Ruey (Hsinchu, TW), Liu; I-Ru (Taipei, TW), Liu; Te-Yao (Taipei, TW)
Title: Dual-mode location position system
Patent Number: 7,599,796

Inventors: Tsang; Jian-Shihn (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Thin film transistor
Patent Number: 8,546,800

Inventors: Tschirk; Wolfgang (Vienna, AT)
Title: Method for identifying signals of the same origin
Patent Number: 8,553,823

Inventors: Tsitron; Ilya (Brooklyn, NY)
Title: Apparatus for generating electricity from wind power
Patent Number: 8,546,971

Inventors: Tsuboi; Tomo (Itami, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus, image processing system, recording medium, and method for transmitting URL information of a web browser
Patent Number: 8,547,572

Inventors: Tsuchida; Masashi (Sagamihara, JP), Masai; Kazuo (Yokohama, JP), Torii; Shunichi (Musashino, JP)
Title: Method and system of database divisional management for parallel database system
Patent Number: 7,599,910

Inventors: Tsujino; Kiyoshi (Nagano, JP), Nomura; Yujiro (Nagano, JP), Ikuma; Ken (Nagano, JP)
Title: Line head and image forming apparatus incorporating the same
Patent Number: 7,598,973

Inventors: Tsukasaki; Yuichiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Vehicle steering device
Patent Number: 8,544,862

Inventors: Tsukurimichi; Keiichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Resin composition for encapsulating semiconductor, method for producing semiconductor device and semiconductor device
Patent Number: 8,546,959

Inventors: Tsuruoka; Takao (Machida, JP)
Title: Image pickup system for reducing noise attributable to an image pickup device
Patent Number: 7,598,989

Inventors: Tsuruta; Akira (Osaka, JP), Ota; Shinichiro (Osaka, JP), Fukuda; Kohki (Osaka, JP), Miki; Kazuhiro (Osaka, JP), Hirukawa; Keiko (Osaka, JP)
Title: Multi-window management apparatus and program, storage medium and information processing apparatus
Patent Number: 8,549,429

Inventors: Tu; Alex Kuang-Hsuan (San Diego, CA), Hughes; Robbin D. (San Diego, CA), Cooper; Rotem (San Diego, CA)
Title: Methods and apparatus for robust slotted mode operation in fading wireless environments
Patent Number: 8,553,728

Inventors: Turcan; Diane Brown (Smyrna, GL), Wellons; David L. (Marietta, GA)
Title: Computer telephony integration (CTI) complete healthcare contact center
Patent Number: 8,553,870

Inventors: Uang; Ruoh Huey (Hsinchu County, TW), Chen; Yu Chih (Yilan County, TW), Lin; Ren Jay (Taipei County, TW), Cheng; Syh Yuh (Hsinchu County, TW)
Title: Structure of polymer-matrix conductive film and method for fabricating the same
Patent Number: 7,598,609

Inventors: Uchiumi; Tadashi (Urayasu, JP), Nomura; Toshio (Hachioji, JP)
Title: Image shooting apparatus, display apparatus and image shooting and display apparatus
Patent Number: 7,599,616

Inventors: Ueda; Fumiomi (Sagamihara, JP), Ono; Makoto (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Testing methods for magnetic heads and magnetic storage devices assembled with the magnetic heads
Patent Number: 8,552,716

Inventors: Ueda; Minoru (Tokyo, JP), Kaneda; Shoichi (Tokyo, JP), Ohno; Etsuo (Kuroishi, JP)
Title: Multifunctional actuator and mobile terminal
Patent Number: 7,599,510

Inventors: Ueda; Yoshihiro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Document use tracking system, method, computer readable medium, and computer data signal
Patent Number: 7,599,929

Inventors: Uematsu; Katsuhito (Osaka, JP), Matsuda; Naoko (Osaka, JP), Naka; Hiroyuki (Osaka, JP)
Title: Clean room
Patent Number: 8,545,296

Inventors: Uenaka; Yukio (Tokyo, JP), Seo; Shuzo (Saitama, JP)
Title: Anti-shake apparatus
Patent Number: 7,598,981

Inventors: Uhlin; Philip R. (Chagrin Falls, OH)
Title: Expandable wheel shield
Patent Number: 8,556,351

Inventors: Umehara; Masaaki (Tokyo, JP), Kai; Teruhiko (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Substrate provided with bank and substrate provided with color pattern
Patent Number: 7,599,024

Inventors: Uno; Kouichi (Niihama, JP)
Title: Charged particle beam irradiation apparatus, charged particle beam irradiating method, and method of attaching and detaching transport line
Patent Number: 8,546,769

Inventors: Upton; Julie (Laytonsville, MD), Crotty; Brian (Laytonsville, MD)
Title: Bra top
Patent Number: 8,550,872

Inventors: Urdan; Jonathan M. (Los Angeles, CA), Williams; John L. (Riverton, CT)
Title: Passive parameter based demographics generation
Patent Number: 8,549,163

Inventors: Urushidani; Yukihiro (Webster Groves, MO)
Title: Bottom opening pouches and consumer products made using such pouches
Patent Number: 8,545,100

Inventors: Usami; Takayuki (Tokyo, JP), Nishibe; Mitsuhiro (Tokyo, JP), Kunieda; Shunsuke (Tokyo, JP), Ueda; Kazunori (Kanagawa, JP), Kawakami; Takashi (Tokyo, JP), Kawamura; Makoto (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Mobile terminal device, computer executable program for exchanging personal information, and method and system for exchanging personal information
Patent Number: 8,554,186

Inventors: Usuda; Yoshihiro (Kawasaki, JP), Shiraga; Seizaburo (Kawasaki, JP), Matsui; Kazuhiko (Kawasaki, JP), Suzuki; Shigeo (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Method for producing an L-amino acid
Patent Number: 8,551,741

Inventors: Usugi; Shinichi (Chiba, JP), Ogawa; Ryohei (Ichihara, JP), Hori; Hideshi (Kawasaki, JP), Kagayama; Akifumi (Chiba, JP)
Title: Polyester resin, production process therefor and use thereof
Patent Number: 8,552,138

Inventors: Usui; Takashi (Saitama, JP), Watabe; Kazuo (Yokohama, JP), Okano; Hideaki (Yokohama, JP), Tanioka; Chikara (Yokohama, JP), Ogawa; Akihito (Fujisawa, JP), Doi; Kazuaki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Focus servo control device, and information recording/reproducing device using the same
Patent Number: 8,553,508

Inventors: Van de Vosse; Gerhardus (Deventer, NL), Van der Linden; Joseph Hubert Johan (Drunen, NL)
Title: System as well as a machining device, a chuck, a jaw connecting element, a jaw exchanging device and a method
Patent Number: 8,545,374

Inventors: Van Gestel; Wilhelmus Jacobus (Heeze, NL)
Title: Record carrier carrying a video signal and at least one additional information signal
Patent Number: 8,548,301

Inventors: Van Herpen; Maarten Marinus Johannes Wilhelmus (Heesch, NL), Banine; Vadim Yevgenyevich (Helmond, NL), Klunder; Derk Jan Wilfred (Geldrop, NL), Moors; Johannes Hubertus Josephina (Helmond, NL)
Title: Lithographic apparatus and cleaning method therefor
Patent Number: 7,598,503

Inventors: Van Thielen; Nocha (Chapel Hill, NC), da Costa e Silva; Oswaldo (Neustadt, DE), Chen; Ruoying (Apex, NC)
Title: Protein kinase stress-related polypeptides and methods of use in plants
Patent Number: 7,598,431

Inventors: van Waasen; Stefan (Xanten, DE), Miskiewicz; Anna (Munich, DE), Hammes; Markus (Dinslaken, DE)
Title: Direct FM/PM modulation
Patent Number: 8,554,159

Inventors: Vanier; Andre Denis (Palo Alto, CA), Vanier; Dinoo Jal (San Diego, CA), Slemmer; Michael W. (Oakland, CA), Jawdat; Faisal N. (Pittsburgh, PA)
Title: Method and system for providing information and advertising content in a telephone system
Patent Number: 8,553,850

Inventors: Varadarajan; Sridhar (Bangalore, IN), Gopalan; Srividya (Bangalore, IN), Iyer; Preethy (Bangalore, IN)
Title: System and method for comparing universities based on their university model graphs
Patent Number: 8,548,988

Inventors: Vayanos; Alkinoos H. (San Diego, CA), Grilli; Francesco (Irvine, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for time-sharing channelization code in a CDMA communication system
Patent Number: 7,599,336

Inventors: Verde Preckler; Jorge Pablo (Madrid, ES), Caballero Asensio; Maria (Madrid, ES)
Title: Acoustically attenuated fuselage for aircraft
Patent Number: 8,550,397

Inventors: Vicente, Jr.; Domingo Abao (Singapore, SG), Toh; Cher-Lek (Singapore, SG), Recinto; Michael Medrano (Singapore, SG), Cabral; Harold Magtibay (Singapore, SG)
Title: Gear clutch assembly and electronic device using the same
Patent Number: 8,550,449

Inventors: Vigil; Jeffrey S. (Camas, WA)
Title: Systems and methods for updating an application on a mobile information device
Patent Number: 8,549,049

Inventors: Vijayanagar; Raghavendra Rao (Tampa, FL)
Title: Surgical tissue retractor
Patent Number: 8,556,809

Inventors: Villa; Jorge Robles (Porto Alegre, BR), Lara; Eduardo Perdomini (Porto Alegre, BR)
Title: Remote control for braking system of progressive cavity pump
Patent Number: 8,550,218

Inventors: Villarreal, Jr.; Jesse (Bend, OR)
Title: Solid-core panel incorporating decorative and/or functional material
Patent Number: 8,551,280

Inventors: Vinegar; Harold J. (Bellaire, TX), Karanikas; John Michael (Houston, TX)
Title: Treating tar sands formations with dolomite
Patent Number: 8,555,971

Inventors: Viovy; Jean-Louis (Paris, FR), Weber; Jeremie (Paris, FR), Paul; Debjani (Cambridge, GB), Malaquin; Laurent (Linas, FR), Miserere; Sandrine (Pantin, FR)
Title: Method for improving the bonding properties of microstructured substrates, and devices prepared with this method
Patent Number: 8,545,770

Inventors: Voelkel; Andrew W. (Venice, CA)
Title: Stimulation channel selection methods
Patent Number: 7,599,742

Inventors: Voeller; Virgil F. (St. Louis Park, MN), Northrop; Clay (Salt Lake City, UT), Layman; Ted (Park City, UT)
Title: Guidewire with an improved flexural rigidity profile
Patent Number: 8,551,021

Inventors: Vogsland; Robin O. (Rio Rancho, NM)
Title: Smart display pixel
Patent Number: 8,553,019

Inventors: Vom Stein; Hans-Joachim (Odenthal, DE)
Title: Assembly for sealing a roller bearing
Patent Number: 8,550,779

Inventors: Wada; Masahiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Resin composition for encapsulating semiconductor and semiconductor device using the same
Patent Number: 8,552,572

Inventors: Wade; Michael P. (Chesterfield, VA)
Title: Reclosable one time security trap seal blister package
Patent Number: 8,550,250

Inventors: Wadland; Ken (Grafton, MA), Bergan; Sean (Andover, MA), Grant; Charles W. (Leominster, MA), Kingsbury; Glendine (Acton, MA), Lawson; Randall (Westford, MA), Radumilo-Frankilin; Jelena (Westford, MA), Reddy; Kota Sujan (Worcester, MA), Russo; Steve (Holden, MA), Schilp; William (Groton, MA), Tsai; Davis (Windham, NH), Woodward; Keith (San Diego, CA), Woodward; Richard (San Diego, CA), Wu; Jia (San Diego, CA)
Title: Systems for automatic circuit routing with object oriented constraints
Patent Number: 8,549,459

Inventors: Wajnikonis; Krzysztof J. (Houston, TX), Leverette; Steven John (Richmond, TX)
Title: Flexible hang-off arrangement for a catenary riser
Patent Number: 8,550,171

Inventors: Wakana; Toru (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Image processing using processing by bands and fixed-size work buffer
Patent Number: 7,599,079

Inventors: Wakasa; Tsuyoshi (Nagasaki, JP), Ide; Kazunari (Nagasaki, JP), Hayashi; Yoshiyuki (Nagasaki, JP), Shibata; Masaaki (Nagasaki, JP)
Title: Wind turbine generator, active damping method thereof, and windmill tower
Patent Number: 8,546,968

Inventors: Walker; Jay S. (Ridgefield, CT), Jorasch; James A. (Stamford, CT), Packes, Jr.; John M. (Hawthorne, NY), Tedesco; Robert C. (Huntington, CT)
Title: Method and apparatus for outputting a result of a game via a container
Patent Number: 8,556,728

Inventors: Walker; Jay S. (Ridgefield, CT), Tedesco; Daniel E. (Huntington, CT), Van Luchene; Kathleen M. (Santa Fe, NM), Jorasch; James A. (New York, NY), Ware; Adam (Scarsdale, NY)
Title: Method, system and computer program product for facilitating an auction behavior and automatic bidding in an auction
Patent Number: 8,548,895

Inventors: Walsh; Richard J. (Raleigh, NC), Issa; Alfredo C. (Apex, NC), Amidon; Christopher M. (Apex, NC), Evans; James (Apex, NC)
Title: Virtual peer for a content sharing system
Patent Number: 8,554,827

Inventors: Walter; Raimond (Roethlein, DE)
Title: Electronic adapter for controlling a bistable valve
Patent Number: 8,544,818

Inventors: Wanek-Pusset; Peter (Kapfenberg, AT), Grentner; Bernhard (Breitenau, AT)
Title: Container and container wagon
Patent Number: 8,545,148

Inventors: Wang; Dundun (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Full steam-driven internal-combustion engine using extended gas supply system
Patent Number: 8,555,644

Inventors: Wang; Guang-Jian (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Projector and method for correcting trapezoid distortion of projected images using the projector
Patent Number: 8,545,026

Inventors: Wang; Hung-Chi (New Taipei, TW), Yin; Te-Hung (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Card connector
Patent Number: 8,556,662

Inventors: Wang; James (Ontario, CA)
Title: System and method for allocating session initiation protocol (SIP) identifications (IDs) to user agents
Patent Number: 7,599,347

Inventors: Wang; Jun (Shenzhen, CN), Chih; Chien-Ming (Taipei Hsien, TW), Kao; Chen-Li (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Water-cooled heat sink
Patent Number: 8,550,149

Inventors: Wang; Kuo-Chung (Yunlin County, TW)
Title: Panel carrying handle
Patent Number: 8,555,466

Inventors: Wang; Kuo-Ming (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Paper feeding module and multi-function printer using the same
Patent Number: 8,550,457

Inventors: Wang; Li-Peng (San Jose, CA)
Title: Methods of forming ferroelectric crystals as storage media and structures formed thereby
Patent Number: 7,598,096

Inventors: Wang; Michael Mao (San Diego, CA), Gore; Dhananjay Ashok (San Diego, CA), Barriac; Gwendolyn Denise (Encinitas, CA)
Title: Gain control metric computation in a wireless repeater
Patent Number: 8,548,375

Inventors: Wang; Po Kang (San Jose, CA), Dovek; Moris (San Jose, CA), Geng; Jibin (Milpitas, CA), Min; Tai (San Jose, CA)
Title: Side reading reduced GMR for high track density
Patent Number: 7,599,158

Inventors: Wang; Qi (Esslingen, DE), Wang; Zhaocheng (Beijing, CN)
Title: Synchronization structure and method for a receiving apparatus of a communication system
Patent Number: 8,553,812

Inventors: Wang; Rong-Hao (Guangdong, CN), Lin; Ru-Jian (Guangdong, CN)
Title: USB flash drive
Patent Number: 8,545,241

Inventors: Wang; Shang An (New South Wales, AU)
Title: Spindle for a winch
Patent Number: 8,550,436

Inventors: Wang; Shin-Shin (Hsinchu, TW), Chen; Chien-Wen (Pingtung County, TW), Yang; Jong-Lieh (Hsinchu, TW), Lai; Chii-Chang (Taichung Hsien, TW), Tsai; Hui-Ping (Hsinchu, TW), Chu; Wen-Ping (Taichung, TW), Liao; Wen-Yih (Taichung, TW), Huang; Chien-Liang (Taoyuan County, TW), Jeng; Tzuan-Ren (Hsinchu, TW), Hsieh; Ching-Yu (Hsinchu County, TW), Lee; An-Tse (Taipei County, TW)
Title: Bisstyryl compound and high density recording media utilizing the same
Patent Number: 7,598,360

Inventors: Wang; Shin-Shin (Hsinchu, TW), Yang; Jong-Lieh (Hsinchu, TW), Lai; Chii-Chang (Taichung Hsien, TW), Tsai; Hui-Ping (Hsinchu, TW), Chu; Wen-Ping (Taichung, TW), Chen; Chien-Wen (Pingtung County, TW), Huang; Chien-Liang (Taoyuan County, TW), Liao; Wen-Yih (Taichung, TW), Lee; Ming-Chia (Taichung Hsien, TW)
Title: Bis (indolestyryl) compound and high density recording media utilizing the same
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Inventors: Wang; Steve (Mickelton, NJ), Wild; Ben J. (San Francisco, CA)
Title: RFID converter module
Patent Number: 8,547,207

Inventors: Wang; Tianxiang (Dix Hills, NY)
Title: Long wear topical composition
Patent Number: 8,545,822

Inventors: Wang; William (Taoyuan, TW), Chou; Chung-Cheng (Taoyuan County, TW), Chuang; Chung-Ping (Taoyuan, TW), Yen; Meng-Shin (Taipei, TW)
Title: Portable fundus observation apparatus
Patent Number: 8,550,627

Inventors: Wang; Yongcai (Beijing, CN), Zhao; Junhui (Beijing, CN)
Title: Multi-objects positioning system and power-control based multiple access control method
Patent Number: 8,548,490

Inventors: Wang; Yu-Nan (Taoyuan County, TW)
Title: Omni-directional light radiation lamp and illumination system
Patent Number: 8,550,655

Inventors: Wang; Yun (San Jose, CA), Chiang; Tony P. (Campbell, CA), Lang; Chi-I (Cupertino, CA)
Title: High throughput current-voltage combinatorial characterization tool and method for combinatorial solar test substrates
Patent Number: 8,552,755

Inventors: Wang; Zhen-Yu (Shenzhen, CN), Chang; Chang-Shen (New Taipei, TW), Xia; Ben-Fan (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Electronic device with heat dissipation module
Patent Number: 8,553,415

Inventors: Wasilewski; Anthony J. (Alpharetta, GA), Pinder; Howard G. (Norcross, GA)
Title: Method for partially encrypting program data
Patent Number: 8,548,166

Inventors: Wasterval; Philip (Edwards, CO)
Title: Drilling rig assembly method and apparatus
Patent Number: 8,555,564

Inventors: Watabe; Yoshiharu (Iruma, JP), Minegishi; Seiichi (Sakado, JP), Suzuki; Tetsuo (Tochigi-ken, JP), Saruyama; Masaomi (Utsunomiya, JP), Takagaki; Masashi (Sakura, JP)
Title: Conveying jig, method of manufacturing conveying jig, and method of heat-treating metal rings using conveying jig
Patent Number: 8,544,305

Inventors: Watanabe; Hirohito (Yotsukaido, JP)
Title: Printed circuit board and method for manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 8,546,696

Inventors: Watanabe; Masahito (Utsunomiya, JP), Saka; Masakazu (Utsunomiya, JP), Nagaoka; Nobuharu (Nasukarasuyama, JP)
Title: Vehicle vicinity monitoring apparatus
Patent Number: 7,599,521

Inventors: Watanabe; Naoyuki (Nagoya, JP)
Title: Game machine with alternative payout medium
Patent Number: 8,544,846

Inventors: Watkins; Michael (Rochester, NY), Watkins; Dona (Rochester, NY)
Title: Circular coaster for stemmed glass
Patent Number: 8,544,810

Inventors: Watson; Alexander C. (Severn, MD), Lane; Sean L. (Sykesville, MD)
Title: System to dynamically authenticate mobile devices
Patent Number: 8,554,180

Inventors: Weaver; Farni B. (Spring Hill, KS), Acosta; Irwin Joseph Butac (Kansas City, MO), Paterik; Thomas L. (Kansas City, MO)
Title: Using voiceprint technology in CALEA surveillance
Patent Number: 8,553,854

Inventors: Webb; Roger Clyde (George Town, AU)
Title: Tool for driving fasteners
Patent Number: 8,550,321

Inventors: Weber; Rainer (Offenburg, DE), Kallfass; Ingmar (Strasbourg, FR)
Title: Oscillator with ohmically adjustable oscillation frequency
Patent Number: 8,547,181

Inventors: Weber; Robert F. (Acworth, GA), Zagryn; Michael (Douglasville, GA)
Title: Environmentally friendly polymeric textile coating
Patent Number: 8,552,111

Inventors: Weekly; Roger D. (Austin, TX)
Title: Application of multiple voltage droop detection and instruction throttling instances with customized thresholds across a semiconductor chip
Patent Number: 7,599,808

Inventors: Weingart; Ronald C. (Agoura, CA), Gooch; Robert (Thousand Oaks, CA)
Title: Dispenser for liquid and/or solid chemicals
Patent Number: 8,544,495

Inventors: Weiser; William B. (Meridian, ID), Montierth; Mark D. (Meridian, ID)
Title: Smart printer cartridge
Patent Number: 8,554,958

Inventors: Weismantel; Matthias (Jossgrund-Oberndorf, DE), Funk; Rudiger (Niedernhausen, DE), Blair; Leigh R. (Greenwood Springs, MS), Heitzhaus; Kevin D. (Suffolk, VA)
Title: Method for the continuous production of water-absorbent polymer particles
Patent Number: 8,546,461

Inventors: Weist; Dennis (Slatington, PA)
Title: Rechargeable drilling shovel assembly
Patent Number: 8,544,910

Inventors: Weller; Christopher Todd (Fort Collins, CO)
Title: Systems and methods of test case generation with feedback
Patent Number: 7,600,169

Inventors: Welton; Thomas D. (Duncan, OK), Nguyen; Philip D. (Duncan, OK), Dusterhoft; Ronald G. (Katy, TX), Barton; Johnny A. (Marlow, OK)
Title: Methods and compositions for controlling formation fines and reducing proppant flow-back
Patent Number: 8,555,973

Inventors: Weng; Ssu-Yuan (New Taipei, TW)
Title: LED package structure with a fuse for protection from high current
Patent Number: 8,552,450

Inventors: Werner; Christoph (Grafing, DE)
Title: Integrated digital circuit and a method for operating a digital circuit
Patent Number: 7,600,175

Inventors: Whinnery; Norman A. (Gulf Breeze, FL)
Title: Dual directional hand truck
Patent Number: 8,550,476

Inventors: Whitehead; Dean (Eagle Mountain, UT)
Title: Apparatus and system for regaining or maintaining balance in snow
Patent Number: 8,544,890

Inventors: Whitehurst; Todd K. (Frazier Park, CA), Carbunaru; Rafael (Sherman Oaks, CA), McGivern; James P. (Stevenson Ranch, CA), Haller; Matthew I. (Valley Village, CA), He; Tom Xiaohai (Simi Valley, CA), Bradley; Kerry (Glendale, CA), Kuzma; Janusz A. (Parker, CO)
Title: Implantable microstimulators and methods for unidirectional propagation of action potentials
Patent Number: 8,548,604

Inventors: Whynot; Stephen R. (Richardson, TX), DeFrain; Paul D. (Plano, TX)
Title: Distributed call server supporting communication sessions in a communication system and method
Patent Number: 8,554,828

Inventors: Widjaja; Yuniarto (San Jose, CA), Or-Bach; Zvi (San Jose, CA)
Title: Semiconductor memory device having an electrically floating body transistor
Patent Number: 8,547,756

Inventors: Wiederrecht; Jean-Marc (Bernex, CH)
Title: Clock movement containing a constant force device
Patent Number: 8,550,700

Inventors: Wiig; Aaron (Chapel Hill, NC), Ascenzi; Robert (Cary, NC), Huang; Xiang (Apex, NC), Chaudhuri; Sumita (Cary, NC), Zhen; Rui-Guang (Chapel Hill, NC), Han; Yu (Cary, NC)
Title: Pathogen inducible plant thehalose-6-phophate phophatase gene promoters and regulatory elements
Patent Number: 8,546,647

Inventors: Wilkinson; Lyle Eric (Sunnyvale, CA), Rozhin; Mark (San Jose, CA), Traynor; Mike (San Jose, CA), Beyh; Yehia S (Groton, MA), Deadwiler; Byron R. (Union City, CA), de Moraes; Juliano Godinho Varaschin (Porto Alegre, BR), Hudson; Phillip J. (Windham, NH), Patil; Bapugouda (Milpitas, CA)
Title: Logical server management
Patent Number: 8,549,123

Inventors: Williams; Earl G (Fairfax, VA)
Title: Method and apparatus for determining vector acoustic intensity
Patent Number: 7,599,248

Inventors: Williams; Leonard (Aylesbury, GB), Steele; James R. (Stillwater, MN)
Title: Magnetic separator
Patent Number: 8,544,654

Inventors: Williams; Robert Gordon (Coral Springs, FL)
Title: System and method for secure social networking
Patent Number: 8,554,835

Inventors: Wilson; Brian (Liberty, MO), Coppa; Frank Robert (North Kansas City, MO), Medina; Douglas (Grain Valley, MO)
Title: Methods and apparatus for frequency agile band-pass filtering of broadcast signals
Patent Number: 8,549,577

Inventors: Wilson; Sophie (Cambridge, GB)
Title: Condition bits for controlling branch processing
Patent Number: 7,600,102

Inventors: Wilson; Troy (Minden, NV), He; Chuan Zhong (Shenzhen, CH)
Title: LED flare
Patent Number: 8,550,653

Inventors: Winkler; Erhard (Rodental, DE)
Title: Device for removing residue in a furnace chamber
Patent Number: 8,555,453

Inventors: Winnett; Harold G. (Los Angeles, CA), Ober; Steven L. (Los Angeles, CA)
Title: Waterproof motorized device having rotating dermabrasion apparatus to peel calluses and hardened skin cells from locations on a person's foot
Patent Number: 8,545,516

Inventors: Winograd; Joseph M. (San Diego, CA)
Title: Forensic marking using a common customization function
Patent Number: 8,549,307

Inventors: Winter; Marco (Hannover, DE), Drexler; Michael (Gehrden, DE)
Title: Method and device for recording of frames
Patent Number: 8,548,300

Inventors: Winter; Richard A. (Honolulu, HI), Medak; Boris (Sonoma, CA)
Title: Call monitoring system
Patent Number: 8,553,871

Inventors: Winting; Linda (Alpharetta, GA)
Title: Play board set
Patent Number: 8,556,673

Inventors: Wirasinghe; Rushani (Sunnyvale, CA), Farazi; Taraneh Ghaffari (San Jose, CA)
Title: Frequency domain monitoring of myocardial electrical stability
Patent Number: 7,599,733

Inventors: Wirth; Stefan (Erlangen, DE)
Title: Sensor unit for an X-ray detector and associated production method
Patent Number: 8,552,388

Inventors: Wise; Todd W. (Barrington, RI)
Title: Portable pressure washer
Patent Number: 8,556,192

Inventors: Wober; Munib (Topsfield, MA)
Title: Array of nanowires in a single cavity with anti-reflective coating on substrate
Patent Number: 8,546,742

Inventors: Wolf; William M. (Newport Beach, CA)
Title: Computer-based methods and apparatus for lottery-style game suitable for implementation on social network
Patent Number: 8,556,700

Inventors: Wong; Chee-Heng (Singapore, SG), Chen; Deng-Peng (Singapore, SG)
Title: Scalable controller for a computer input area
Patent Number: 8,552,986

Inventors: Wong; Earl Quong (San Jose, CA), Murakami; Yoshihiro (Atsugi, JP), Li; Pingshan (Sunnyvale, CA), Edwards; Eric D. (Kealakekua, HI), Triteyaprasert; Soroj (Bangkok, TH), Kushida; Hidenori (Yokohama, JP), Nakamura; Makibi (Tokyo, JP), Sugiura; Mamoru (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Method and apparatus for super-resolution imaging using digital imaging devices
Patent Number: 8,553,093

Inventors: Wong; John (Taipei, TW)
Title: Wireless hotpoint device
Patent Number: 8,547,061

Inventors: Worthington; Mark O. (Irvine, CA), Norton; James R. (Santa Ana, CA), Kido; Horacio (Niland, CA), Ortiz; Victor M. (Orange, CA)
Title: Optical discs for measuring analytes
Patent Number: 7,599,275

Inventors: Wu; Chan-Liang (Hsinhua, TW)
Title: Structure for preventing leakage of a semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,598,585

Inventors: Wu; Chih-Hung (Taoyuan County, TW), Cheng; Chieh (Taoyuan County, TW), Chang; Kai-Sheng (Taoyuan County, TW), Chu; Kuan-Yu (Taoyuan County, TW)
Title: Wafer dicing method
Patent Number: 7,598,157

Inventors: Wu; Dong-Her (Chang Hua Hsien, TW)
Title: Manual and spiral massage device
Patent Number: 8,545,421

Inventors: Wu; Kai-Wen (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Laser chip package structure
Patent Number: 8,553,742

Inventors: Wu; Kang (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Memory power supply circuit
Patent Number: 8,547,772

Inventors: Wu; Kang (Shenzhen, CN), Tian; Bo (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Display card assembly
Patent Number: 8,550,824

Inventors: Wu; Min (Carlise, MA)
Title: In vitro tumor angiogenesis model
Patent Number: 8,551,777

Inventors: Wu; Sen (Salt Lake City, UT), Capecchi; Mario R. (Salt Lake City, UT)
Title: In vivo genome-wide mutagenesis
Patent Number: 8,546,135

Inventors: Wu; Wei Chung (Taoyuan, TW)
Title: Heat-dissipating module and LED lamp having the same
Patent Number: 8,547,003

Inventors: Wu; Xin Alex (Edmonton, CA), Bhattacharya; Sujit (Edmonton, CA)
Title: Process for recovering solvent from spent oil sand solids
Patent Number: 8,552,244

Inventors: Wu; Xinzhou (Monmouth Junction, NJ), Rangan; Sundeep (Jersey City, NJ), Hande; Prashanth (Somerset, NJ), Das; Arnab (Summit, NJ), Li; Junyi (Bedminster, NJ)
Title: Opportunistic uplink scheduling
Patent Number: 8,547,857

Inventors: Wynn; Duncan George (Amersham, GB), Newington; Ian Martin (Amersham, GB), Wadsworth; Harry John (Amersham, GB)
Title: Contrast agents
Patent Number: 8,551,449

Inventors: Xavier; Grace (Fremont, CA)
Title: Photovoltaic module with adhesion promoter
Patent Number: 8,552,288

Inventors: Xie; Ling-Yu (Shenzhen, CN), Xie; Xing-Ping (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Thermal resistor test apparatus
Patent Number: 8,550,708

Inventors: Xie; Ling-Yu (Shenzhen, CN), Xie; Xing-Ping (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Power supply detecting circuit indicating a predetermined voltage range
Patent Number: 8,547,242

Inventors: Xie; Weiping (Guangdong, CN), Zhao; Qiupeng (Guangdong, CN)
Title: DSL subscriber board with increasable bandwidth and method for increasing bandwidth of a DSL subscriber board
Patent Number: 7,599,389

Inventors: Xu; Jin-Bao (Taipei, TW)
Title: Solder ball mounting tool
Patent Number: 8,556,155

Inventors: Xu; Ping (Fremont, CA), Bencher; Christopher Dennis (San Jose, CA)
Title: Bi-layer capping of low-K dielectric films
Patent Number: 7,598,183

Inventors: Xu; Richard Yingqing (Tomball, TX), Huang; Tianping (Spring, TX)
Title: Self-adjusting in-flow control device
Patent Number: 8,550,166

Inventors: Xu; Yan (Shenzhen, CN), Yin; Hui (Shenzhen, CN), Geng; Yan-Ling (Shenzhen, CN), Huo; Wei (Shenzhen, CN), Lin; Bo-Ching (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Under-voltage protection circuit for battery
Patent Number: 8,553,383

Inventors: Xue; Yuan (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Electronic device enclosure
Patent Number: 8,550,575

Inventors: Yadav; Rishi (Hudson, NH)
Title: Apparatus and method for a synchronous multi-port memory
Patent Number: 8,555,011

Inventors: Yamada; Akinori (Ina, JP), Yoshida; Shuhei (Kamiina, JP)
Title: Impact resistance vibrating reed, vibrator, oscillator, and electronic device
Patent Number: 8,552,624

Inventors: Yamada; Eiichiro (Yokohama, JP), Inoue; Akira (Yokohama, JP), Nakazato; Koji (Yokohama, JP), Kohda; Hiroshi (Yokohama, JP), Hatayama; Hitoshi (Yokohama, JP), Hasegawa; Takemi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Laser processing apparatus and processing method employed therein
Patent Number: 8,546,722

Inventors: Yamada; Kazuhiro (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Method for manufacturing catalyst layer and method for manufacturing membrane electrode assembly
Patent Number: 8,551,902

Inventors: Yamada; Satoru (Tokyo, JP), Nagai; Ryo (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device having a silicon layer in a gate electrode
Patent Number: 7,598,549

Inventors: Yamaguchi; Tadao (Isesaki, JP)
Title: Stator and axial-gap brushless vibration motor incorporating the stator
Patent Number: 7,598,638

Inventors: Yamakawa; Junichiro (Sayama, JP), Akaike; Kazuo (Sayama, JP), Takano; Mikio (Sayama, JP), Hoshigami; Hiroshi (Sayama, JP), Kawahata; Kenji (Sayama, JP), Saito; Kietsu (Sayama, JP), Yamamoto; Yasushi (Sayama, JP), Onzuka; Tatsunori (Sayama, JP), Tsuda; Toshimasa (Sayama, JP), Yoshimoto; Susumu (Sayama, JP)
Title: Voltage controlled oscillator
Patent Number: 8,547,183

Inventors: Yamamoto; Kazuhiro (Tokyo, JP), Okayasu; Toshiyuki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Test apparatus and test method
Patent Number: 8,554,514

Inventors: Yamamoto; Teruko (Okayama, JP), Kamioka; Hiroshi (Kurashiki, JP), Adachi; Taiji (Kyoto, JP), Fukushima; Shogo (Moriguchi, JP), Sakimura; Takumi (Osaka, JP)
Title: Orthodontic appliance
Patent Number: 8,556,624

Inventors: Yamamoto; Tetsuya (Suntou-gun, JP)
Title: High-voltage power supply device and image forming apparatus having same
Patent Number: 8,549,742

Inventors: Yamamoto; Yoko (Saitama, JP)
Title: Image reading lens and image reading apparatus
Patent Number: 7,599,130

Inventors: Yamane; Takekazu (Tokyo, JP), Degawa; Naomichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Method for measuring resistance of resistor connected with MR element in parallel
Patent Number: 8,547,091

Inventors: Yamashita; Hiroshi (Osaka, JP)
Title: Liquid crystal display device
Patent Number: 8,552,970

Inventors: Yamashita; Shigeyuki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Signal transmitting device and signal transmitting method
Patent Number: 8,548,043

Inventors: Yamauchi; Mitsugu (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus, control method, storing medium having computer-readable program therein, and program
Patent Number: 8,553,247

Inventors: Yamazaki; Shunpei (Tokyo, JP), Takemura; Yasuhiko (Kanagawa, JP), Nakajima; Setsuo (Kanagawa, JP), Arai; Yasuyuki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Display device and method of fabricating the same
Patent Number: 8,547,516

Inventors: Yamazaki; Takahiro (Saitama, JP)
Title: Information processing apparatus, method, and program
Patent Number: 8,554,048

Inventors: Yamazaki; Tomomi (Tsuruga, JP), Masuda; Kenji (Tsuruga, JP), Nishii; Shigeaki (Tsuruga, JP), Kawakami; Bunsei (Tsuruga, JP)
Title: Expression vector for establishing highly productive cell and the highly productive cell
Patent Number: 8,552,170

Inventors: Yan; Joseph H. (Arcadia, CA), Luh; Peter B. (Storrs, CT), Stern; Gary A. (Monrovia, CA), Blankson; William E. (Columbia, CT), Ni; Ernan (Berlin, CT), Chen; Ying (Coventry, CT), Zhao; Feng (Storrs, CT), Ma; Yaming (Ashford, CT)
Title: Simultaneous optimal auctions using augmented lagrangian and surrogate optimization
Patent Number: 7,599,866

Inventors: Yan; Shunguo (Austin, TX)
Title: Managing multiple sessions for a user of a portal
Patent Number: 7,600,027

Inventors: Yang; Genkun Jason (Saratoga, CA)
Title: Method and system for configurable drain mechanism in two-way handshake system
Patent Number: 7,600,057

Inventors: Yang; Hung-Duen (Kaohsiung, TW), Mukherjee; Sudip (Kaohsiung, TW), Chen; Ching-Hsuan (Kaohsiung, TW)
Title: Composite dielectric material doped with rare earth metal oxide and manufacturing method thereof
Patent Number: 8,551,811

Inventors: Yang; Hung-duen (Kaohsiung, TW), Mukherjee; Sudip (Kaohsiung, TW), Chen; Ching-hsuan (Kaohsiung, TW)
Title: Composite dielectric material doped with rare earth metal oxide and manufacturing method thereof
Patent Number: 8,546,798

Inventors: Yang; Hung-Duen (Kaohsiung, TW), Mukherjee; Sudip (Kaohsiung, TW), Chen; Ching-Hsuan (Kaohsiung, TW)
Title: Composite dielectric material doped with rare earth metal oxide and manufacturing method thereof
Patent Number: 8,552,426

Inventors: Yang; Jianzhong (Missouri City, TX), Biggerstaff; Paul J. (Stafford, TX)
Title: Fuel additives for enhanced lubricity and anti-corrosion properties
Patent Number: 8,557,002

Inventors: Yang; Jongryul (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Hong; Songcheol (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Sensor for measuring distance and method for measuring distance using the sensor
Patent Number: 7,598,903

Inventors: Yang; Shaohua (San Jose, CA), Wu; Zining (Los Altos, CA)
Title: Defect detector for holographic storage systems
Patent Number: 8,555,117

Inventors: Yang; Xing-Jun (Shenzhen, CN), He; Feng-Long (Shenzhen, CN), You; Yong-Xing (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Start-up circuit for DC fan
Patent Number: 7,598,690

Inventors: Yao; Kenji (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Resin composition, resin molding product, production method of resin molding product and recycling method of resin molding product
Patent Number: 7,598,319

Inventors: Yao; Kenji (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Resin composition, resin molding, package, production method of resin molding and recycling method of resin molding
Patent Number: 7,598,305

Inventors: Yasui; Shinichi (Ehime, JP)
Title: Injection needle protector, injection needle unit, and injector to which this injection needle unit is mounted
Patent Number: 8,545,453

Inventors: Yasui; Takashi (Fuchu, JP), Ukai; Toshiyuki (Machida, JP)
Title: Computer system and data processing method for computer system
Patent Number: 8,555,107

Inventors: Yasumatsu; Ryo (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Thermal-transfer laminate film, thermal-transfer sheet, and image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 8,553,054

Inventors: Yasutomi; Kei (Tokyo, JP), Funahashi; Kazuki (Tokyo, JP), Sone; Takuroh (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Pseudo-halftoning device, image forming apparatus, and image forming system
Patent Number: 8,553,287

Inventors: Yatsuzuka; Shigeru (Kanagawa, JP), Muto; Isamu (Kanagawa, JP), Yamashita; Iwao (Kanagawa, JP), Tamura; Takuro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Profile database and method for preparing profile
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Inventors: Yeh; Chia-Ming (Tu-Cheng, TW), Chen; Chun-Po (Tu-Cheng, TW)
Title: Power supply device
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Inventors: Yeh; Chin-Wen (New Taipei, TW), Xiao; Yang (Wuhan, CN), Pei; Kai (Wuhan, CN)
Title: Pick-up device
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Inventors: Yeh; Hsueh-Chu (Tainan, TW)
Title: Illumination device for providing synchronous forward and backward lighting
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Inventors: Yeh; Ming Yi (New Taipei, TW), Liu; Jia Lin (New Taipei, TW), Wu; Chung Shih (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Manufacturing method of rigid and flexible composite printed circuit board
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Inventors: Yeh; Shih-Lin (Taipei, TW), Ho; Chun-Lung (Taipei, TW), Ho; Kun-Ta (Taipei, TW), Chung; Ming-Hung (Taipei, TW)
Title: Optical disc drive and tray driving device thereof
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Inventors: Yen; Chih-Jen (Hsinchu, TW), Hsieh; Chih-Yuan (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Voltage regulator, voltage regulating method thereof and voltage generator using the same
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Inventors: Yew; Meng (Kansas City, MO), Ribas; Hector (Overland Park, KS), Humbert; John (Overland Park, KS), Apte; Abhijit (Overland Park, KS), Talley; Ryan (Olathe, KS), Shafer; Michael (Overland Park, KS)
Title: Method and system for dynamic assignment of overhead channel group
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Inventors: Yin; Zhanping (Vancouver, WA), Yamada; Shohei (Camas, WA)
Title: Dual Reed-Muller (RM) code segmentation for uplink control information (UCI)
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Inventors: Yip; Kun-Wah (Hong Kong, CN)
Title: Frequency offset and channel gain tracking for enhanced transmission efficiency
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Inventors: Yoko; Hideyuki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor memory device and information processing system including the same
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Inventors: Yokoi; Akiyoshi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Fuel cell
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Inventors: Yokota; Teppei (Chiba, JP)
Title: Sound reproduction method and sound reproduction system
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Inventors: Yokoyama; Takuhei (Osaka, JP), Kinoshita; Izumi (Hyogo, JP), Komai; Kunihiro (Osaka, JP), Miyadera; Tatsuya (Osaka, JP), Shirasaki; Yoshinori (Osaka, JP), Shikama; Takeshi (Osaka, JP), Yamaguchi; Akinori (Osaka, JP)
Title: Light emission control device, light emission control method, and image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 8,547,409

Inventors: Yomo; Hideko (Osaka, JP), Nakajima; Toshiharu (Tokyo, JP), Yonezawa; Takeshi (Hyogo, JP)
Title: Method of processing green coffee beans by using surface-treated coffee cherries
Patent Number: 8,545,910

Inventors: Yomtov; Amir (South Boca Raton, FL), Kandel; Solon L. (Boca Raton, FL), Elefant; Jacob (Boca Raton, FL)
Title: Electrically heated water pipe smoking device
Patent Number: 8,550,091

Inventors: Yoneda; Isao (Kanagawa, JP), Shishida; Kazuhisa (Kanagawa, JP), Sakagami; Chikako (Kanagawa, JP), Ohta; Katsuhiko (Tokyo, JP), Okada; Kenji (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Disk drive and servo-control method therefor
Patent Number: 8,553,348

Inventors: Yoo; Woo Sik (Palo Alto, CA), Kang; Kitaek (Dublin, CA)
Title: Optical emission spectroscopy process monitoring and material characterization
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Inventors: Yoon; Chi-Weon (Seoul, KR), Lim; Heung-Soo (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Semiconductor memory device using pipelined-buffer programming and related method
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Inventors: Yoon; Choon Bae (Seoul, KR)
Title: Turning apparatus for multipurpose space utilization furniture
Patent Number: 8,544,124

Inventors: Yoon; Hoeop (Seoul, KR), Kim; Sejong (Seoul, KR), Lee; Jeongho (Seoul, KR)
Title: Integrated disk driving module including a lateral surface plate bent from an upper plate
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Inventors: Yoon; Sung-hoon (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Portable computer
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Inventors: Yoon; Woo Seong (Seoul, KR)
Title: Method of exchanging user messages among interactive disk players
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Inventors: Yoshida; Kenta (Shizuoka-ken, JP), Kawashima; Takashi (Shizuoka-ken, JP)
Title: Relief printing plate precursor for laser engraving and method for producing relief printing plate
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Inventors: Yoshida; Koji (Numazu, JP)
Title: Vehicle body structure
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Inventors: Yoshida; Yasushi (Kitakyushu, JP), Arinaga; Yuji (Kitakyushu, JP), Yoshidomi; Shirou (Kitakyushu, JP), Yamaguchi; Yosuke (Kitakyushu, JP), Muraoka; Jiro (Kitakyushu, JP)
Title: Rotary encoder, rotary motor, rotary motor system, disk, and method of manufacturing rotary encoder
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Inventors: Yoshikawa; Hiroyuki (Yokkaichi, JP), Higashikozono; Makoto (Yokkaichi, JP)
Title: Terminal box for solar cell module
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Inventors: Yoshikawa; Osamu (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Capacitive touch panel
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Inventors: Yoshikawa; Osamu (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Capacitive touch panel
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Inventors: Yoshimi; Takashi (Kawasaki, JP), Yoshio; Katsuhito (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Display control apparatus, image pickup apparatus, display control method, and storage medium
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Inventors: Yoshimoto; Takashi (Tokyo, JP), Kajiura; Noriko (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Coloring matter consisting of trisazo compound, ink compositions, recording method, and colored body
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Inventors: Yoshinaga; Hideki (Mobara, JP)
Title: Display apparatus
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Inventors: You; Qiang (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Fingerprint recognition apparatus and method thereof
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Inventors: Youn; Ae Ran (Anyang-si, KR), Kwak; Jin Sam (Anyang-si, KR), Park; Kyu Jin (Anyang-si, KR), Chung; Ji Wook (Anyang-si, KR)
Title: Method of transmitting preamble for supporting relay system
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Inventors: Yu; Rongwei (Chengdu, CN)
Title: Junction field effect transistor structure
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Inventors: Yu; Tai-Cherng (New Taipei, TW), Wu; Kun-Chan (New Taipei, TW), Hsu; Chia-Ling (New Taipei, TW), Lin; I-Thun (New Taipei, TW)
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Inventors: Yu; Wenjiang (Mississauga, CA), Liu; Zhenning Z. (Mississauga, CA)
Title: Network-based aircraft secondary electric power distribution system
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Inventors: Yuan; Chin (San Ramon, CA), Liu; Kuo-Hui (San Ramon, CA), Chase; Christopher (Austin, TX)
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Inventors: Yuhara; Atsushi (Yugawara, JP), Nakano; Masao (Odawara, JP), Sato; Takao (Odawara, JP), Ohashi; Kazunobu (Odawara, JP), Takeda; Takahiko (Minamiashigara, JP)
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Inventors: Yumura; Hiroyasu (Osaka, JP), Nishimura; Masanobu (Osaka, JP)
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Inventors: Yun; Jae-Woong (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Lee; Jong-Chern (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Byun; Hee-Jin (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Semiconductor memory device and method for performing data compression test of the same
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Inventors: Yun; Jeyong (Hwaseong-si, KR), Lee; Byungcheol (Hwaseong-si, KR)
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Inventors: Yuzawa; Hideki (Iida, JP), Kijima; Kazuhiro (Fujimi, JP)
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Inventors: Zha; Xin-Xiang (Shenzhen, CN), Yu; Ye-Fei (Shenzhen, CN), Kuo; Jer-Haur (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Heat dissipation fan and rotor thereof
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Inventors: Zhang; Cheng (Shanghai, CN), Pan; Heng (Shanghai, CN), Yin; Yanjun (Shanghai, CN)
Title: System and method for managing wireless base station handoff information
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Inventors: Zhang; Gang (San Diego, CA)
Title: ADC-based mixed-mode digital phase-locked loop
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Inventors: Zhang; Guodong (Farmingdale, NY), Pan; Jung-Lin (Selden, NY), Olesen; Robert Lind (Huntington, NY), Tsai; Yingming (Boonton, NJ)
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Inventors: Zhang; Guodong (Farmingdale, NY), Terry; Stephen E. (Northport, NY), Dick; Stephen G. (Nesconset, NY)
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Title: Sensor for detection of nucleic acid
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Inventors: Zhang; Jing-Chen (Shenzhen, CN)
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Title: Method for precise in-house positioning
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Inventors: Zhang; Meng (Shenzhen, CN), Lee; Guang-Yao (New Taipei, TW), Tsai; Chien-Li (New Taipei, TW), Li; Jing-Mao (Shenzhen, CN), Zhang; Jie (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Button assembly and electronic device having the same
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Inventors: Zhang; Wanfeng (Palo Alto, CA), Lin; Jianqing (Pleasanton, CA), Dai; Shaoan (Cupertino, CA)
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Inventors: Zhang; Yu-Gang (Shenzhen, CN)
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Inventors: Zhao; Kenneth (Tu-Cheng, TW), Fong; Chi-Hsien (Tu-Cheng, TW), Zhao; Pu (Shenzhen, CN), Qiu; Ze-Bing (Shenzhen, CN)
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