Sunday, December 03 2017


Weekly Report

Expired Patents

Inventors: Abadi; Aharon (Haifa, IL), Bnayahu; Jonathan (Haifa, IL), Ettinger; Ran (Haifa, IL), Feldman; Yishai (Haifa, IL)
Title: Plan-based program slicing
Patent Number: 8,543,974

Inventors: Abadir; Magdy S. (Austin, TX), Zeng; Jing (Austin, TX), Bhadra; Jayanta (Austin, TX)
Title: Design analysis tool for path extraction and false path identification and method thereof
Patent Number: 6,952,812

Inventors: Abe; Masayuki (Utsunomiya, JP)
Title: Reflective liquid crystal display apparatus
Patent Number: 7,595,848

Inventors: Abe; Naoto (Machida, JP), Tatsumi; Eisaku (Kawasaki, JP), Nakajima; Tatsuya (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Flat display apparatus and high-voltage power supply
Patent Number: 8,542,493

Inventors: Abe; Naoto (Tokyo, JP), Inamura; Kohei (Kanagawa, JP), Sagano; Osamu (Tokyo, JP), Saito; Hiroshi (Kanagawa, JP), Ikeda; Takeshi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image display apparatus and image display methods
Patent Number: 6,952,193

Inventors: Abe; Tetsuya (Fujisawa, JP)
Title: Storage apparatus
Patent Number: 7,594,051

Inventors: Abecassis; David (Huntington, NY)
Title: Method for using an induced formation of chitinase in lawn and garden soil for the control of destructive insects and microorganisms therein
Patent Number: 7,595,061

Inventors: Aberle; Markus (Dettingen, DE), Blum; Joachim (Stuttgart, DE), Boehmisch; Mathias (Singen, DE), Schetter; Thomas (Goeppingen, DE)
Title: Method and apparatus to regulate the supply of power to an electric drive using a hybrid energy supply system in a vehicle
Patent Number: 6,953,100

Inventors: Abramson; Aron (Brooklyn, NY), Sued; Charles (Brooklyn, NY)
Title: Shredder with reduced hazard potential
Patent Number: 7,594,620

Inventors: Abul-Haj; Roxanne E. (Mesa, AZ), Abul-Haj; N. Alan (Mesa, AZ), Stippick; Timothy W. (Phoenix, AZ), Hazen; Kevin H. (Gilbert, AZ)
Title: Apparatus for absorbing and dissipating excess heat generated by a system
Patent Number: 7,593,230

Inventors: Acchione; Joe (Caledon, CA)
Title: Stabilized electrodes in electroluminescent displays
Patent Number: 6,952,080

Inventors: Acedo Sanchez; Jorge (Sarriguren, ES), Carcar Mayor; Ainhoa (Sarriguren, ES), Elorriaga Llanos; Josu (Sarriguren, ES), Mayor Lusarreta; Jes s (Sarriguren, ES), Simon Segura; Susana (Sarriguren, ES), Sole Lopez; David (Sarriguren, ES), Zabaleta Maeztu; Mikel (Sarriguren, ES), Lopez Taberna; Jes s (Sarriguren, ES), Marroyo Palomo; Luis (Sarriguren, ES)
Title: Control method and system for a wind power installation in case of grid faults
Patent Number: 8,541,898

Inventors: Acosta; Adelfo (Miami, FL), Aquiar; Elier (Miami, FL)
Title: Electronic rifle trigger mechanism
Patent Number: 6,951,071

Inventors: Adam; Thomas N. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Bedell; Stephen W. (Wappingers Falls, NY), de Souza; Joel P. (Putnam Valley, NY), Fogel; Keith E. (Mohegan Lake, NY), Reznicek; Alexander (Mount Kisco, NY), Sadana; Devendra K. (Pleasantville, NY), Shahidi; Ghavam (Pound Ridge, NY)
Title: Strained silicon-on-insulator by anodization of a buried p+ silicon germanium layer
Patent Number: 7,592,671

Inventors: Adams; Camellia W. (Mountain View, CA), Grogan; Jane L. (San Francisco, CA), Gurney; Austin L. (San Francisco, CA), McCutcheon; Krista (Burlingame, CA)
Title: Antibodies to lymphotoxin-.alpha.
Patent Number: 8,541,552

Inventors: Adamski; Joseph (Pasadena, CA)
Title: Variable rate and clarity ice making apparatus
Patent Number: 6,951,113

Inventors: Agarwal; Vishnu K. (Boise, ID)
Title: Methods of forming a capacitor with an amorphous and a crystalline high K capacitor dielectric region
Patent Number: 6,953,721

Inventors: Agrawal; Sudhir (Shrewsbury, MA), Bhagat; Lakshmi (Framingham, MA), Yu; Dong (Westboro, MA), Kandimalla; Ekambar (Southboro, MA)
Title: Modulation of immunostimulatory properties of oligonucleotide-based compounds by utilizing modified immunostimulatory dinucleotides
Patent Number: 7,595,305

Inventors: Agrawala; Maneesh (San Francisco, CA), Stolte; Chris (Stanford, CA)
Title: System and method for abstracting and visualizing a rout map
Patent Number: 6,952,661

Inventors: Ahn; Cheol-woong (Seoul, KR)
Title: Tray locking apparatus of optical disk drive and optical disk drive adopting the same
Patent Number: 6,954,936

Inventors: Ahn; Cheol-woong (Seoul, KR)
Title: Disc device, a multimedia apparatus including a disc device, and a method of driving the disc device
Patent Number: 8,544,032

Inventors: Ahn; Kie Y. (Chappaqua, NY), Forbes; Leonard (Corvallis, OR)
Title: Low-loss coplanar waveguides and method of fabrication
Patent Number: 6,953,996

Inventors: Akahoshi; Kenji (Yokohama, JP), Hoshizawa; Taku (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Optical disk recording/reproducing apparatus and optical disk recording/reproducing method
Patent Number: 7,593,299

Inventors: Akiba; Makoto (Saitama, JP), Yoshida; Hideo (Saitama, JP)
Title: Drive controller
Patent Number: 7,595,836

Inventors: Akioka; Koji (Matsumoto, JP), Ikuma; Ken (Suwa, JP)
Title: Liquid developer and image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 7,595,140

Inventors: Akita; Hideki (Tsuchiura, JP), Sekiguchi; Yoshiaki (Yasato-machi, JP)
Title: Crawler belt and seal for use therein
Patent Number: 6,951,373

Inventors: Akkad; Benjamin S. (Brooklyn, NY)
Title: Combined fabric wrap and carry bag
Patent Number: 6,952,845

Inventors: Akram; Salman (Boise, ID), Farnworth; Warren M. (Nampa, ID), Wood; Alan G. (Boise, ID)
Title: Semiconductor package having interconnect with conductive members
Patent Number: 6,952,054

Inventors: Al Hakim; Chaker T. (North Arlington, NJ), Hoffman; William (Belle Mead, NJ), Kelter; Leonard S. (Somerset, NJ), Kittredge; Barbara Joanne (Brunswick, ME), Mansell; James J. (Fair Haven, NJ), Parrish; D. Mark (Brooklyn, NY), Timoney; Daniel J. (Fair Lawn, NJ), Sheinbein; Daniel (Elizabeth, NJ)
Title: Technique for providing intelligent features for calls in a communications network independent of network architecture
Patent Number: 6,954,455

Inventors: Albertson; William C. (Clinton Township, MI)
Title: Fuel contaminant light sensor
Patent Number: 7,595,497

Inventors: Alday Lesaga; Francisco Javier (Vitoria, ES)
Title: Domestic steam iron with autonomous steam assembly heated by separate heating element
Patent Number: 6,953,912

Inventors: Alderson; Mark (Bainbridge Island, WA), Bhatia; Ajay (Seattle, WA), Lobet; Yves (Rixensart, BE), Maisonneuve; Brenda (Federal Way, WA), Maisonneuve; Jean-Francois L (Federal Way, WA), Marchand; Martine (Rixensart, BE), Mettens; Pascal (Rixensart, BE), Nozay; Florence Bernadette (Rixensart, BE), Probst; Peter (Seattle, WA), Skeiky; Yasir A (Silver Spring, MD)
Title: Vaccines against chlamydial infection
Patent Number: 8,541,007

Inventors: Alizon; Marc (Paris, FR), Sonigo; Pierre (Paris, FR), Wain-Hobson; Simon (Montigny les Bretonneux, FR), Montagnier; Luc (Le Plessis Robinson, FR)
Title: Variant of LAV viruses
Patent Number: 6,951,648

Inventors: Allaei; Daryoush (Minnetonka, MN)
Title: Smart screening machine
Patent Number: 6,953,122

Inventors: Allen; Jennifer Rebecca (Indianapolis, IN), Amegadzie; Albert Kudzovi (Indianapolis, IN), Gardinier; Kevin Matthew (Indianapolis, IN), Gregory; George Stuart (Fishers, IN), Hitchcock; Stephen Andrew (Westlake Village, CA), Hoogestraat; Paul J. (Indianapolis, IN), Jones, Jr.; Winton Dennis (Carmel, IN), Smith; Daryl Lynn (Fishers, IN)
Title: CB1 modulator compounds
Patent Number: 7,595,339

Inventors: Allen; Steve (Nepean, CA), Colledan; Marc (Ottawa, CA), Roper, legal representative; Mike (Kemptville, CA)
Title: Method for detecting an oscillation in an on-frequency repeater
Patent Number: 7,593,689

Inventors: Allman; Derryl D. J. (Camas, WA), Mansour; Nabil (Colorado Springs, CO), Saopraseuth; Ponce (Gresham, OR)
Title: Capacitor with stoichiometrically adjusted dielectric and method of fabricating same
Patent Number: 6,951,787

Inventors: Altenbuchner; Josef (Nufringen, DE), Mattes; Ralf (Stuttgart, DE), Pietzsch; Markus (Stuttgart, DE), Syldatk; Christoph (Stuttgart, DE), Wiese; Anja (Stuttgart, DE), Wilms; Burkard (Stuttgart, DE)
Title: Recombinant L-N-carbamoylase from Arthrobacter aurescens and method of producing L-amino acids therewith
Patent Number: 6,953,677

Inventors: Amano; Yasuyuki (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Vehicular lamp
Patent Number: 6,951,414

Inventors: Amano; Yasuyuki (Shizuoka, JP), Koizumi; Hiroya (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Vehicle lamp
Patent Number: 6,951,415

Inventors: Ambichl; Ernst (Altenberg, AT), Strasser; Dietmar (Weisskirchen/Traun, AT)
Title: State driven testing
Patent Number: 8,543,980

Inventors: Ambichl; Ernst (Altenberg, AT), Strasser; Dietmar (Weisskirchen/Traun, AT)
Title: State driven test editor
Patent Number: 8,543,981

Inventors: Ambichl; Ernst (Altenberg, AT), Strasser; Dietmar (Weisskirchen/Traun, AT)
Title: Architecture for state driven testing
Patent Number: 8,543,984

Inventors: Amimoto; Mitsuru (Ibaraki, JP), Fukawa; Kimihiko (Ibaraki, JP)
Title: Transparent original reading apparatus and illuminating apparatus for reading apparatus
Patent Number: 7,595,918

Inventors: An; Lianjun (Yorktown Heights, NY), Binney; Blair A. (Marlboro, NY), Ettl; Markus (Yorktown Heights, NY), Jamil; Mamnoon (Voorhees, NJ), Kapoor; Shubir (Shrub Oak, NY), Ravi; Rajesh K. (Croton On Hudson, NY), Singh; Yadav P. (Tarrytown, NY), Sourirajan; Karthik (White Plains, NY)
Title: Business partner collaboration and buy analysis
Patent Number: 8,543,473

Inventors: An; Sun Mo (Seongnam-si, KR)
Title: Semiconductor memory device and thermal code output circuit capable of correctly measuring thermal codes
Patent Number: 8,542,548

Inventors: Andersen; Richard A. (La Canada, CA), Pesaran; Bijan (Los Angeles, CA), Mitra; Partha (Summit, NJ), Meeker; Daniella (Los Angeles, CA), Shenoy; Krishna V. (Palo Alto, CA), Cao; Shiyan (Pasadena, CA), Burdick; Joel W. (Pasadena, CA)
Title: Cognitive state machine for prosthetic systems
Patent Number: 6,952,687

Inventors: Anderson; Kimberly W. (Georgetown, KY), May; Kimberly M. L. (Union, NJ), Bachas; Leonidas G. (Lexington, KY)
Title: Methods for cancer detection
Patent Number: 7,595,149

Inventors: Andideh; Ebrahim (Portland, OR)
Title: Ferroelectric memory device with a conductive polymer layer and a method of formation
Patent Number: 7,595,203

Inventors: Andideh; Ebrahim (Portland, OR)
Title: Ferroelectric memory device with a conductive polymer layer and a method of formation
Patent Number: 6,951,764

Inventors: Andideh; Ebrahim (Portland, OR), Prince; Matthew J. (Portland, OR)
Title: Polish pad with non-uniform groove depth to improve wafer polish rate uniformity
Patent Number: 6,951,506

Inventors: Ando; Koji (Chita-gun, JP), Iguchi; Satoru (Chita-gun, JP), Murase; Noriaki (Chita-gun, JP), Murata; Yoshinori (Chita-gun, JP), Numata; Toyoharu (Chita-gun, JP), Sone; Hiroki (Chita-gun, JP), Uchida; Chikara (Chita-gun, JP), Ueki; Tatsuo (Chita-gun, JP)
Title: Benzimidazolone carboxylic acid derivatives
Patent Number: 7,595,329

Inventors: Andrade; Jose Olav (Aptos, CA), Chen; Kok (Sunnyvale, CA), Graffagnino; Peter N. (San Francisco, CA), Marcu; Gabriel G. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for correcting pixel level intensity variation
Patent Number: 6,954,193

Inventors: Ansari; Omeir Shahid (Markham, CA), Gidden; Dan Robert (Bradford, CA)
Title: Molded article picker
Patent Number: 7,595,018

Inventors: Anson; David Leininger Adolphson (Redmond, WA)
Title: System and method for inputting characters using a directional pad
Patent Number: 7,592,998

Inventors: Anthony; Anthony (Erie, PA)
Title: Filter assembly
Patent Number: 6,954,346

Inventors: Anthony; Anthony (Erie, PA), Anthony; William M. (Erie, PA)
Title: Multi-functional energy conditioner
Patent Number: 7,593,208

Inventors: Aoki; Akira (kanagawa, JP)
Title: DLL circuit, frequency-multiplication circuit, and semiconductor memory device
Patent Number: 8,542,552

Inventors: Aoki; Shin (Kanagawa, JP), Guan; Haike (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Method a system for improving resolution in color image data generated by a color image sensor
Patent Number: 7,595,826

Inventors: Aoki; Tsuyoshi (Kawasaki, JP), Kurihara; Kazuaki (Kawasaki, JP), Umemiya; Shigeyoshi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Thin-film piezoelectric device and method of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 7,595,581

Inventors: Aono; Tomoko (Chiba, JP), Ohhara; Kazuto (Funabashi, JP), Nomura; Toshio (Hachioji, JP), Ito; Motohiro (Chiba, JP), Katata; Hiroyuki (Chiba, JP)
Title: Recording medium, content recording/reproducing system, content reproducing apparatus, content recording apparatus, and content recoding apparatus
Patent Number: 7,594,041

Inventors: Aota; Hideyuki (Hyogo, JP)
Title: Reference voltage generation circuit, and constant voltage circuit using the reference voltage generation circuit
Patent Number: 7,592,861

Inventors: Arahira; Shin (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Re-generator of optical clock signal
Patent Number: 6,954,559

Inventors: Arai; Akira (Suwa, JP), Kato; Hiroshi (Suwa, JP)
Title: Magnetic powder and isotropic bonded magnet
Patent Number: 6,951,625

Inventors: Arai; Satoshi (Sendai, JP), Toita; Sadamu (Sendai, JP), Saiki; Yoshihiko (Sendai, JP), Wako; Naoki (Sendai, JP), Takahashi; Masahiko (Sendai, JP)
Title: Solid electrolytic capacitor, transmission-line device, method of producing the same, and composite electronic component using the same
Patent Number: 7,595,235

Inventors: Arakawa; Hiroshi (Sagamihara, JP), Ninose; Kenta (Yokohama, JP), Deguchi; Akira (Yokohama, JP), Homma; Hisao (Odawara, JP), Okumoto; Katsuhiro (Odawara, JP)
Title: Storage system for copying data and storing in a plurality of storage devices
Patent Number: 7,594,086

Inventors: Arakel; Aharon (Pennant Hills, AU), Tian; Hongjun (Carlingford, AU), Stapleton; Lance James (Cronulla, AU)
Title: Process for the treatment of saline water
Patent Number: 7,595,001

Inventors: Arcese; Mauro (Rome, IT), Pichetti; Luigi (Rome, IT), Sidoti; Stefano (Rome, IT)
Title: Method and system for checking the consistency of application JAR files
Patent Number: 8,543,979

Inventors: Archer; Charles J. (Rochester, MN), Ricard; Gary R. (Chatfield, MN), Smith; Brian E. (Rochester, MN)
Title: Processing data communications messages with input/output control blocks
Patent Number: 8,544,026

Inventors: Arich; Klaus-Dieter (Huenstetten-Beuerbach, DE)
Title: Dust collection unit
Patent Number: 6,951,439

Inventors: Arima; Juntaro (Hitachinaka, JP), Inaba; Masaaki (Yokohama, JP), Aizono; Takeiki (Kawasaki, JP), Iizumi; Takashi (Hitachinaka, JP)
Title: Remote maintenance method for industrial device that generates maintenance charge information using received charge list
Patent Number: 6,954,677

Inventors: Armano; Michael Joseph (North Andover, MA), Moulton Reger; Sara J. (Scottsdale, AZ)
Title: Business practices alignment methods
Patent Number: 8,543,409

Inventors: Arndt; Richard L. (Austin, TX), Cain, III; Harold W. (Hartsdale, NY), Frey; Bradly G. (Austin, TX), May; Cathy (Ossining, NY)
Title: Transactional memory preemption mechanism
Patent Number: 8,544,022

Inventors: Arnold; Joseph F. (Palm Beach Gardens, FL), Carver; John F. (Hobe Sound, FL), Francis; Trent G. (Boynton Beach, FL), Irving; Richard D. (Palm Beach Gardens, FL), McClurg; George W. (Jensen Beach, FL), Scott; Walter G. (North Palm Beach, FL)
Title: Systems and methods for illuminating a platen in a print scanner
Patent Number: 6,954,260

Inventors: Aronovich; Lior (Ramat Gan, IL), Asher; Ron (Tel Aviv, IL)
Title: Distributed shared memory
Patent Number: 8,543,773

Inventors: Asakawa; Hideo (Anan, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device and an optical device using the semiconductor device
Patent Number: 6,953,952

Inventors: Ashikawa; Teruo (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Recording tape cassette having an approved reel lock member
Patent Number: 6,954,336

Inventors: Atkinson; Anthony (Surrey, GB), Cripps; Roger (Surrey, GB), Thompson; Ann (Auckland, NZ), Eley; Kirstin (Surrey, GB), Taylor; Mark (Surrey, GB), Leak; David (Surrey, GB), Rudd; Brian (Herts, GB), Baker; Simon (Surrey, GB)
Title: Modified microorganisms with inactivated lactate dehydrogenase gene
Patent Number: 8,541,222

Inventors: Audet; Francois (Santa Clara, CA), Aoun; Cedric (Boulogne Billancourt, FR)
Title: Method and system for enabling firewall traversal
Patent Number: 7,594,259

Inventors: Aukerman; Milo (Newark, DE), Allen; Stephen M. (Wilmington, DE), Loussaert; Dale (Clive, IA), Luck; Stanley (Wilmington, DE), Sakai; Hajime (Newark, DE), Tingey; Scott V. (Wilmington, DE)
Title: Plants having altered agronomic characteristics under nitrogen limiting conditions and related constructs and methods involving genes encoding LNT1 polypeptides and homologs thereof
Patent Number: 8,541,650

Inventors: Aune; Leif Einar (Grimstad, NO)
Title: Dynamically distributed IP-pool in GPRS
Patent Number: 6,952,735

Inventors: Azim; Syed K. (Fremont, CA), Yadavalli; Venkat (Milpitas, CA), Hui; Keven B. (Union City, CA)
Title: System and method for synchronizing a selected master circuit with a slave circuit by receiving and forwarding a control signal between the circuits and operating the circuits based on their received control signal
Patent Number: 6,952,789

Inventors: Bachhuber; Werner (Munchen, DE), Doertok; Osman (Munchen, DE), Parikh; Parag (Allentown, PA)
Title: Method and apparatus for testing delay lines
Patent Number: 7,593,831

Inventors: Badesha; Santokh S. (Pittsford, NY), Eddy; Clifford O. (Webster, NY), Gervasi; David J. (West Henrietta, NY), Heeks; George J. (Rochester, NY), Henry; Arnold W. (Pittsford, NY)
Title: Fuser member coating composition and processes for providing elastomeric surfaces thereon
Patent Number: 6,951,667

Inventors: Bae; Ju-Han (Seongnam-si, KR), Lee; Byeong-Jin (Yongin-si, KR), Roh; Nam-Seok (Seongnam-si, KR), Kim; Myung-Hwan (Yongin-si, KR), Kim; Sang-Il (Yongin-si, KR), Hwang; Tae-Hyung (Seoul, KR), Lee; Son-Uk (Seongnam-si, KR), Kim; Yu Jin (Busan, KR)
Title: Electropheretic display device and method for manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 8,542,428

Inventors: Bae; Seungjun (Hwaseong-si, KR), Park; Kwangil (Yongin-si, KR), Sohn; Youngsoo (Seoul, KR)
Title: Transmitter having source follower voltage regulator
Patent Number: 8,542,036

Inventors: Bae; Youngsman (Gardena, CA), Mooasser; Sohrab (Santa Monica, CA), Manohara; Harish (Arcadia, CA), Lee; Choonsup (Pasadena, CA), Bae; Kungsam (Gardena, CA)
Title: Anti- reflective device having an anti-reflection surface formed of silicon spikes with nano-tips
Patent Number: 7,595,477

Inventors: Baek; Seung Beom (Ichon-si, KR), Lee; Young Ho (Ichon-si, KR), Lee; Jin Ku (Ichon-si, KR), Lee; Mi Ri (Ichon-si, KR)
Title: Schottky diode, resistive memory device having schottky diode and method of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 8,541,775

Inventors: Baessler; Michael (Neckartenzlingen, DE), Elias; Andrea (Boeblingen, DE), Goetz; Thilo (Tuebingen, DE), Hampp-Bahnmueller; Thomas (Stuttgart, DE), Nelke; Sebastian (Schonaich, DE)
Title: Enhanced content web browsing
Patent Number: 8,543,571

Inventors: Bains; Kuljit S. (Olympia, WA), Hum; Herbert (Portland, OR), Halbert; John (Beaverton, OR)
Title: Techniques to map cache data to memory arrays
Patent Number: 6,954,822

Inventors: Baker; R. Terry K. (Hopkinton, MA), Rodriguez; Nelly M. (Hopkinton, MA)
Title: Preparation of multifaceted graphitic nanotubes
Patent Number: 6,953,562

Inventors: Bakker; Alexander B. H. (San Francisco, CA), Phillips; Joseph H. (Palo Alto, CA), Lanier; Lewis L. (Los Altos, CA)
Title: Antibodies and fragments thereof to MDL-1 protein
Patent Number: 6,953,843

Inventors: Bakker; Levinus Pieter (Helmond, NL), Schuurmans; Frank Jeroen Pieter (Valkenswaard, NL)
Title: Mirror for use in a lithographic apparatus, lithographic apparatus, device manufacturing method, and device manufactured thereby
Patent Number: 7,592,610

Inventors: Balakrishnan; Balu (Saratoga, CA), Djenguerian; Alex B. (Saratoga, CA), Bircan; Erdem (Redwood City, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus providing final test and trimming for a power supply controller
Patent Number: 6,954,057

Inventors: Balakrishnan; Balu (Saratoga, CA), Djenguerian; Alex B. (Saratoga, CA), Lund; Leif (San Jose, CA)
Title: Fault condition protection
Patent Number: 8,542,468

Inventors: Balasubramanian; Thyagarajan (Webster, NY), de Queiroz; Ricardo L. (Pittsford, NY), Eschbach; Reiner (Webster, NY), Wu; Wencheng (Tan-Tzu, TW)
Title: Gamut mapping preserving local luminance differences with adaptive spatial filtering
Patent Number: 6,954,287

Inventors: Balenzano; Giuseppe (Montreal, CA)
Title: Pivot hinge assembly
Patent Number: 7,594,302

Inventors: Balk; Igor (Brighton, MA), Choupak; David Michael (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Systems and methods for providing unified collaboration systems with combined communication log
Patent Number: 7,593,515

Inventors: Balk; Igor (Brighton, MA), Choupak; David Michael (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Systems and methods for phone call management
Patent Number: 7,596,217

Inventors: Balk; Michael A. (Centerport, NY), Bruno; Daniel A. Cejudo (Brooklyn, NY), Nicol; Jennifer E. (Oxted, GB)
Title: Financial institution portal system and method
Patent Number: 7,593,892

Inventors: Ballantyne; Gary John (Christchurch, NZ)
Title: Blind modulation cancellation by addition of modulated signal
Patent Number: 6,954,627

Inventors: Ballesty; Daniel (Wattsburg, PA), Burlingham; Joel (Erie, PA)
Title: Method and apparatus for remote detection and control of data recording systems on moving systems
Patent Number: 7,593,963

Inventors: Balnaves; James Anthony (North Ryde, AU), Brook; John Charles (Stanhope Gardens, AU), Kowald; Julie Rae (Newport, AU), Reeve; Rupert William Galloway (Redfern, AU), Windle; John Richard (Hebersham, AU)
Title: Method and apparatus for multimedia editing
Patent Number: 6,954,894

Inventors: Bando; Akira (Hiki-gun, JP), Amano; Hiroshi (Nagoya, JP)
Title: Group III nitride semiconductor epitaxial substrate and method for manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 8,541,292

Inventors: Bando; Takeshi (Kanonji, JP), Tanaka; Yoshikazu (Kanonji, JP), Kameda; Katsumi (Shinjuku-Ku, JP), Hayashi; Masaho (Shinjuku-Ku, JP), Shinogi; Norikazu (Shinjuku-Ku, JP)
Title: Container with a hinged lid
Patent Number: 6,951,292

Inventors: Banerjee; Dwip (Austin, TX), Dutta; Rabindranath (Austin, TX), Kamper; Robert J. (Round Rock, TX)
Title: Touchscreen user interface: Bluetooth.TM. stylus for performing right mouse clicks
Patent Number: 6,952,203

Inventors: Banna; Srinivasa R. (San Jose, CA), Plummer; James D. (Portola Valley, CA)
Title: Thyristor-based semiconductor device with indium-carbon implant and method of fabrication
Patent Number: 7,592,642

Inventors: Bao; Xiaoming (Johnston, IA), Singletary; George W. (Ankeny, IA), Wetterberg; Deborah J. (Des Moines, IA), Nair; Ramesh (Ankeny, IA), Dhugga; Kanwarpal S. (Johnston, IA), Liebergesell; Matthias (Kennett Square, PA), Selinger; David A. (Johnston, IA)
Title: UDP-xylose synthases (UXS) polynucleotides, polypeptides, and uses thereof
Patent Number: 7,592,505

Inventors: Barber; Jerry R. (Ventura, CA), Pitman; Charles R. (Santa Barbara, CA), Pedersen; Laust (Santa Barbara, CA)
Title: Seed magazine
Patent Number: 6,953,426

Inventors: Barcelou; David M. (Rydal, PA)
Title: Automated transaction machine
Patent Number: 8,543,507

Inventors: Bareis; Kathryn M. (Eau Claire, WI), Maro; Scott J. (Gwinner, ND)
Title: Mobile sheet material cutting device
Patent Number: 6,952,878

Inventors: Barnes; Eric S. (Manhattan Beach, CA)
Title: Special effects achieved by setoverprint/setoverprintmode and manipulating object optimize rendering (OOR) tags and colors
Patent Number: 7,593,138

Inventors: Barnes; Ronald L. (Huntsville, AL)
Title: Hybrid ozone generator
Patent Number: 6,951,633

Inventors: Barnett Jordan; Michelle R. (Littleton, CO), Alcala; Henry (Littleton, CO), Trask; Nell M. (Littleton, CO), Molnar, Jr.; Stephen John (Hudson, OH), Stutchbury; Jason Garry (Centennial, CO)
Title: Communication resource system
Patent Number: 6,954,788

Inventors: Barozzini; Claude (Macungie, PA), Summerford; Robert (Selma, TX)
Title: Garage light luminaire with circular compact fluorescent emergency lighting optics
Patent Number: 7,594,737

Inventors: Barresi; Frank W. (Coralville, IA), Antrim; Richard L. (Solon, IA)
Title: Reduced malto-oligosaccharides
Patent Number: 7,595,393

Inventors: Barrett; Anthony G. M. (London, GB), Trivedi; Evan R. (Evanston, IL), Hoffman; Brian M. (Evanston, IL)
Title: Porphyrazine optical and dual optical/MR contrast and therapeutic agents
Patent Number: 8,540,967

Inventors: Bass; Brian Mitchell (Apex, NC), Calvignac; Jean Louis (Cary, NC), Heddes; Marco C. (Raleigh, NC), Siegel; Michael Steven (Raleigh, NC), Verplanken; Fabrice Jean (La Gaude, FR)
Title: Method and system for network processor scheduling outputs using queueing
Patent Number: 6,952,424

Inventors: Basu; Subhayu (Bangalore, IN), Naik; Uday R (Fremont, CA), Barman; Utpal (Bangalore, IN)
Title: Packet classification using encoded addresses
Patent Number: 7,596,141

Inventors: Basyuk; Simon (Millburn, NJ)
Title: Method of hand exercising and massaging
Patent Number: 7,594,876

Inventors: Baumberg; Adam Michael (Berkshire, GB), Lyons; Alexander Ralph (Berkshire, GB), Kotcheff; Aaron William Christopher (London, GB)
Title: 3D computer modelling apparatus
Patent Number: 6,952,204

Inventors: Bayerl; Thomas R. (Williamston, MI), Goodrich, II; Earl (E. Lansing, MI)
Title: Method and apparatus for synchronizing the coding and decoding of information in an integrated services hub
Patent Number: 6,952,399

Inventors: Bayrle; Reiner (Langenau, DE), Bitter; Thomas (Bad Ditzenbach, DE), Bader; Otto (Warthausen, DE)
Title: Color liquid crystal display device
Patent Number: 7,595,851

Inventors: Beach; Robert A. (Altadena, CA), Nikzad; Shouleh (Valencia, CA), Strittmatter; Robert P. (Pasadena, CA), Bell; Lloyd Douglas (Sunland, CA)
Title: Piezoelectrically enhanced photocathode
Patent Number: 7,592,747

Inventors: Beard; Timothy Giles (Newbury, GB), Cooper; David Edward (Newbury, GB)
Title: Extended dynamic resource allocation in packet data transfer
Patent Number: 6,952,413

Inventors: Beatenbough; John Bryan (Anderson, SC), Rios; Edward (Hartwell, GA), Haley; Ryan Edward (Hartwell, GA)
Title: Refrigerant monitoring system and method
Patent Number: 6,952,931

Inventors: Beatty; Richard P. (Newark, DE)
Title: Cyclohexane oxidation process byproduct derivatives and methods for using the same
Patent Number: 8,541,057

Inventors: Bechtel; Kate Leeann (Pleasant Hill, CA), Funk; Tobias (Martinez, CA), Wilfley; Brian Patrick (Los Altos, CA), Heanue; Joseph Anthony (Oakland, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for total hemoglobin measurement
Patent Number: 8,543,180

Inventors: Bedell; Daniel Wayne (Gilroy, CA), Guthrie; Hung-Chin (Saratoga, CA), Jiang; Ming (San Jose, CA), Lam; Hieu (Milpitas, CA), Lo; Jyh-Shuey (San Jose, CA), Lee; Edward Hin Pong (San Jose, CA), Pentek; Aron (San Jose, CA)
Title: P1 write pole with shoulder formation
Patent Number: 7,593,186

Inventors: Bedingham; William (Woodbury, MN), Carter; Chad J. (Lake Elmo, MN), Harkins; Robert A. (Savage, MN), Harms; Michael R. (Mendota Heights, MN), Kokaisel; Christopher R. (St. Paul, MN), North; Diane (Inver Grove Heights, MN), Wood; Kenneth B. (Minneapolis, MN)
Title: Sample processing devices and carriers
Patent Number: 7,595,200

Inventors: Beeckman; Tom (Merelbeke, BE), De Veylder; Lieven (Drongen, BE), Inze; Dirk (Moorsel-Aalst, BE), Mironov; Vladimir (Ghent, BE), Broekaert; Willem (Dilbeck, BE), Dillen; Willy (St-Amandsberg, BE), Frankard; Valerie (Brussels, BE)
Title: Method to modify cell number, architecture and yield of plants by overexpressing the E2F transcription factor
Patent Number: 7,592,507

Inventors: Beers; Robert H. (Hillsboro, OR), Hum; Herbert H. J. (Portland, OR), Goodman; James R. (Madison, WI)
Title: Non-speculative distributed conflict resolution for a cache coherency protocol
Patent Number: 6,954,829

Inventors: Beigi; Mandis S. (White Plains, NY), Calo; Seraphin (Courtland Manor, NY), George; David A. (Somers, NY), Verma; Dinesh (Mount Kisco, NY)
Title: Method and apparatus for distributed policy evaluation
Patent Number: 8,543,699

Inventors: Belkhir; Lotfi (Victor, NY)
Title: Page turning apparatus with a vacuum plenum and an adaptive air fluffer
Patent Number: 7,595,915

Inventors: Bell; Christopher (Detroit, MI)
Title: Active wheel speed sensor tester
Patent Number: 7,595,720

Inventors: Bell; Gordon B. (Madison, WI), Davis; Gordon T. (Chapel Hill, NC), Derby; Jeffrey H. (Chapel Hill, NC), Krishna; Anil (Cary, NC), Ramani; Srinivasan (Cary, NC), Vu; Ken (Cary, NC), Woolet; Steve (Raleigh, NC)
Title: Prefetching with multiple processors and threads via a coherency bus
Patent Number: 8,543,767

Inventors: Bement; Gary E. (Frederic, CO), Murphy; James M. (Boulder, CO), Mundt; Michael D. (Longmont, CO), Denker; Brian D. (Rogers, MN)
Title: Suspension assembly including a shape memory flexure element to adjust flexure or preload force
Patent Number: 6,954,339

Inventors: Bement; Gary E. (Frederick, CO), Mundt; Michael D. (Longmont, CO), Chapin; Mark A. (Louisville, CO)
Title: Dynamically improving data storage device performance
Patent Number: 6,954,326

Inventors: Bencher; Christopher (Sunnyvale, CA), Feng; Joe (Santa Clara, CA), Shek; Mei-Yee (Burlingame, CA), Ngai; Chris (Burlingame, CA), Huang; Judy (Los Gatos, CA)
Title: Silicon carbide deposition for use as a low dielectric constant anti-reflective coating
Patent Number: 6,951,826

Inventors: Bendett; Mark P. (Plymouth, MN)
Title: Apparatus and method for integrated photonic devices having high-performance waveguides and multicompositional substrates
Patent Number: 6,954,564

Inventors: Benhaim; Guy M. (Ramat-Hasharon, IL), Izenberg; Erez (Tel Aviv, IL)
Title: Apparatus and a method for allocating upstream bandwidth of a shared upstream channel of an optical network
Patent Number: 7,593,418

Inventors: Bennett, Jr.; James F. (Charlotte, NC)
Title: Device for illuminating a generally flat surface
Patent Number: 6,951,403

Inventors: Benware; Robert (Fort Collins, CO)
Title: Method of screening defects using low voltage IDDQ measurement
Patent Number: 6,954,705

Inventors: Beranek; Michael Joseph (Lake Villa, IL), Popik; Richard Darren (Marietta, GA)
Title: Method and apparatus for navigating a windowed operating environment
Patent Number: 6,952,809

Inventors: Berg; Frederick J. (Auburn, MI), Bennett; Timothy J. (Kawkawlin, MI), Davis; Alan C. (Fenton, MI), Riefe; Richard K. (Saginaw, MI), Dybalski; Ronald H. (Oxford, MI), Phillips; Timothy M. (Fenton, MI)
Title: Vehicle information system with remote communicators in a network environment
Patent Number: 7,593,792

Inventors: Bernhard; Melvin (Williamsville, NY), Menon; Ajit B. (Lancaster, NY)
Title: White gold alloy compositions
Patent Number: 6,951,588

Inventors: Berthlaume; Raymond (Rosemere, CA)
Title: Nail guiding and driving tool
Patent Number: 6,951,153

Inventors: Beshai; Maged E (Stittsville, CA), Graves; Alan Frank (Kanata, CA)
Title: Fast optical switch
Patent Number: 7,593,607

Inventors: Bevec; Dorian (Germering, DE), Cavalli; Fabio (Beckenried, CH), Cavalli; Vera (Muzzano, CH), Bacher; Gerald (Germering, DE)
Title: Use of a octreotide as a therapeutic agent
Patent Number: 8,541,364

Inventors: Beyerlein; Dagmar (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Systems and methods for detecting tissue contact and needle penetration depth
Patent Number: 6,951,549

Inventors: Bhandiwad; Pramod Achyut (Bangalore, IN), Lepakshaiah; Mallesh (Bangalore, IN), Srihari; Prithvi (Bangalore, IN), Krishnasamy; Sivakumar (Dharmapuri, IN)
Title: Efficient data transfer on local network connections using a pseudo socket layer
Patent Number: 8,544,025

Inventors: Bi; Qi (Morris Plains, NJ), Huang; Ching Yao (Randolph, NJ), Chen; Pi-Chun (Lake Hiawatha, NJ), Li; Patrick (Mendham, NJ), Vitebsky; Stanley (Parsippany, NJ)
Title: Scheduler method and apparatus for communication systems
Patent Number: 7,596,089

Inventors: Bickford; Jeanne P. (Essex Junction, VT), Foreman; Eric A. (Fairfax, VT), Kuemerle; Mark W. (Essex Junction, VT), Lichtensteiger; Susan K. (Essex Junction, VT)
Title: Power and timing optimization for an integrated circuit by voltage modification across various ranges of temperatures
Patent Number: 8,543,960

Inventors: Bilger; Christoph (Munich, DE), Kho; Rex (Holzkirchen, DE), Schramm; Achim (Munich, DE), Maier; Martin (Diessen, DE), Zinzius; Yann (Unterhaching, DE), Kohlhase; Armin (Neubiberg, DE)
Title: System and method for establishing data connections between electronic devices
Patent Number: 8,543,831

Inventors: Bingham; Robert LaMar (Vail, AZ), Cohn; Jeremy Andrew (Tucson, AZ), Dimitri; Kamal Emile (Tucson, AZ), Mery; Hector E. (Tucson, AZ), Moore; Daniel Scott (Tucson, AZ), Roberts; Robin Daniel (Tucson, AZ)
Title: Multi-mode SCSI diagnostic tool, system, and method
Patent Number: 6,954,712

Inventors: Bissonnette; Lee A. (Clarkston, MI), Faucon; Franck (St. Georges les Baillargeaux, FR)
Title: Fluid heater temperature balancing apparatus
Patent Number: 6,952,524

Inventors: Blakemore; Ralph W. (Tehachapi, CA)
Title: Wind turbine ring/shroud drive system
Patent Number: 6,951,443

Inventors: Blalock; Guy T. (Boise, ID)
Title: Methods for fabricating plasma probes
Patent Number: 6,952,108

Inventors: Blechert; Siegfried (Berlin, DE), Connon; Stephen (Dublin, IE)
Title: Metathesis catalysts
Patent Number: 7,592,498

Inventors: Bledsoe; J. Daren (Albany, OR), Carlson; Gregory F. (Corvallis, OR), McClelland; Todd A. (Corvallis, OR), McKinley; Patrick A. (Corvallis, OR)
Title: Two-dimensional CMOS sensor array to image documents and other flat objects
Patent Number: 8,542,412

Inventors: Bleichenbacher; Daniel (Summit, NJ)
Title: Method and apparatus for compressing rabin signatures
Patent Number: 7,593,526

Inventors: Bleile; Thomas (Stuttgart, DE), Kraus; Benedikt (Kornwestheim, DE), Foerstner; Dirk (Stuttgart, DE), Wieland; Ramon (Markgroeningen, DE)
Title: Method and arrangement for operating an internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 6,952,640

Inventors: Blevins; Jerry (Toms Brook, VA)
Title: Electrical generator
Patent Number: 8,541,894

Inventors: Bloecher; Hans (Kathe-Kollwitz-Weg, DE)
Title: Device and method for an antenna array with switchable wide-angle coverage
Patent Number: 6,954,176

Inventors: Blonde; Laurent (Thorigne-Fouillard, FR), Doyen; Didier (La Bouexiere, FR), Borel; Thierry (Noyal sur Vilaine, FR), Kervec; Jonathan (Paimpont, FR)
Title: Apparatus and method for displaying images
Patent Number: 7,593,541

Inventors: Bloomberg; Dan S. (Palo Alto, CA), Moran; Thomas P. (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Method and system for transcribing and editing using a structured freeform editor
Patent Number: 6,952,803

Inventors: Boehm; Fritz A. (Dripping Springs, TX)
Title: Automated stimulus steering during simulation of an integrated circuit design
Patent Number: 8,543,953

Inventors: Boer; Alessandro (Cassinetta Di Biandronno, IT), Paganini; Raffaele (Varese, IT), Petrigliano; Rocco (Valsinni, IT), Sicher; Paolo (Varese, IT), Toniolo; Paolo (Mercallo, IT), Suardi; Alessandra (Falconara Marittima, IT)
Title: Method for estimating the food temperature inside a refrigerator cavity and refrigerator using such method
Patent Number: 7,596,432

Inventors: Boogaard; Arjen (Deventer, NL), Sengers; Timotheus Franciscus ('s-Hertogenbosch, NL), Ketelaars; Wilhelmus Sebastianus Marcus Maria (Eindhoven, NL), Spee; Carolus Ida Maria Antonius (Helmond, NL)
Title: Exposure apparatus
Patent Number: 8,542,341

Inventors: Borel; Stephan (St. Martin d'Heres, FR), Bilde; Jeremy (Seyssinet Pariset, FR)
Title: Method for etching a sacrificial layer for a micro-machined structure
Patent Number: 8,541,313

Inventors: Borgerding; Gary (Dubuque, IA)
Title: Draft shield for a loading dock shelter
Patent Number: 6,951,084

Inventors: Borrelli; Michael J. (Troy, MI)
Title: Methods and compositions for heat activated gene therapy using cytolethal distending toxin
Patent Number: 7,595,386

Inventors: Boss; Gregory J. (American Fork, UT), Finn; Peter G. (Brampton, CA), Hamilton, II; Rick A. (Charlottesville, VA), O'Connell; Brian M. (Cary, NC), Seaman; James W. (Falls Church, VA), Walker; Keith R. (Austin, TX)
Title: Tracking vehicle maintenance using sensor detection
Patent Number: 8,543,283

Inventors: Boss; Gregory Jensen (Saginaw, MI), Hamilton, II; Rick Allen (Charlottesville, VA), Haugh; Julianne Frances (Austin, TX), Sand; Anne R. (Peyton, CO)
Title: Power profile management method and system
Patent Number: 8,543,247

Inventors: Bottreau; Vincent (Paris, FR)
Title: Video coding method using a block matching process
Patent Number: 6,954,500

Inventors: Bouillet; Eric (Hoboken, NJ), Mitra; Debasis (Summit, NJ), Ramakrishnan; Kajamalai Gopalaswamy (Berkeley Heights, NJ)
Title: Measurement-based management method for packet communication networks
Patent Number: 6,954,739

Inventors: Bourdillon; Antony J (San Jose, CA)
Title: Mask shaping using temporal and spatial coherence in ultra high resolution lithography
Patent Number: 6,953,643

Inventors: Bowden; Curtis W. M. (Los Angeles, CA), Crandall; David M. (Burke, VA), Reeder; David Edward (Malibu, CA), Schupp; Jonathan Frederick (Smithsburg, MD), Shin; Sung H. (Germantown, MD)
Title: Licensed rights clearance and tracking for digital assets
Patent Number: 8,543,605

Inventors: Bradley; Paul D. (Mountain View, CA), Oshmyansky; Yury (Camarillo, CA), Yu; Benjamin (Sunnyvale, CA), Larson, III; John D. (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Method for controlling piezoelectric coupling coefficient in film bulk acoustic resonators and apparatus embodying the method
Patent Number: 6,954,121

Inventors: Braida; Andrea Elena (Seattle, WA), Scarfe; Daniel Jonathan (Berkshire, GB)
Title: On-demand digital assets hosting service
Patent Number: 8,543,466

Inventors: Braig; Volker (Weinheim-Luetzelsachsen, DE), Gauweiler; Werner (Lustadt, DE), Mukherjee; Pulakesh (Mannheim, DE), Weidl; Christian Hubert (Mannheim, DE)
Title: Aqueous dispersions of water-soluble and/or water-swellable anionic polymers, method for their production and use thereof
Patent Number: 8,540,974

Inventors: Brandt; Jorn (Mannheim, DE), Ries; Christian (Munster, DE), Hardt; Nils (Hanau, DE)
Title: Gas-insulated switchgear assembly or component of a gas-insulated switchgear assembly having an outdoor bushing
Patent Number: 7,593,207

Inventors: Branyon; David P. (San Antonio, TX), Eubanks; Jeremy D. (San Antonio, TX)
Title: Split-cycle four-stroke engine
Patent Number: 6,952,923

Inventors: Breed; David S. (Boonton Township, NJ), Johnson; Wendell C. (Kaneohe, HI), Khvastukhin; Mykhailo (Kyiv, UA)
Title: Image processing for vehicular applications
Patent Number: 7,596,242

Inventors: Brenner; Rainer (Teningen-Kondringen, DE)
Title: Method and device for protecting articles
Patent Number: 8,542,120

Inventors: Bright; Clark I. (Tucson, AZ)
Title: Transparent conductive articles and methods of making same
Patent Number: 8,541,942

Inventors: Brockhoff; Franz-Ulrich (Bramsche, DE)
Title: Convertible vehicle with a movable rear shelf
Patent Number: 7,594,685

Inventors: Brooks; Peter C. (Carmel, NY), Cheresh; David A. (Encinitas, CA)
Title: Methods of treating neovascular glaucoma, macular degeneration and capillary proliferation with alphavbeta3-specific antibodies
Patent Number: 7,595,051

Inventors: Brothers; David B. (Dunwoody, GA)
Title: Postoperative bilateral augmentation mammaplasty brassiere
Patent Number: 6,953,380

Inventors: Brotzmann; Karl (Amberg, DE), Fassbinder; Hans-Georg (Sulzbach-Rosenberg, DE), Kopp; Hans (Sulzbach-Rosenberg, DE), Schutte; Karsten (Amberg, DE)
Title: Apparatus for measuring a mass flow
Patent Number: 6,952,971

Inventors: Brown; Gregory G. (Montreal, CA)
Title: Method for enhancement of naturally occurring cytoplasmic male sterility and for restoration of male sterility and for restoration of male fertility and uses thereof in hybrid crop production
Patent Number: 6,951,970

Inventors: Brown; Jason W. (San Diego, CA), Gangloff; Anthony R. (San Diego, CA), Kiryanov; Andre A. (San Diego, CA)
Title: Poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase (PARP) inhibitors
Patent Number: 8,541,417

Inventors: Brown; Michael W. (Georgetown, TX), Paolini; Michael A. (Austin, TX), Smith; Newton J. (Austin, TX)
Title: Providing a portion of an electronic mail message at a reduced resolution
Patent Number: 7,596,285

Inventors: Brown; Michael Wayne (Georgetown, TX), Hately; Andrew Douglas (Austin, TX), Lawrence; Kelvin Roderick (Round Rock, TX), Paolini; Michael A. (Austin, TX)
Title: Displaying transparency characteristic aids
Patent Number: 6,954,905

Inventors: Brown; Stephen B. (Palm Bay, FL), Rawnick; James J. (Palm Bay, FL)
Title: Transverse mode control in a transmission line
Patent Number: 6,952,145

Inventors: Brown; Stephen B. (Palm Bay, FL), Rawnick; James J. (Palm Bay, FL)
Title: Variable fluidic waveguide attenuator
Patent Number: 6,952,146

Inventors: Brox; Martin (Munich, DE)
Title: Level shifter without dutycycle distortion
Patent Number: 6,954,099

Inventors: Bruce; Jeff (Fowlerville, MI), Jensen; Eric (Oxford, MI), Renaud; Roger (Milford, MI)
Title: Wheel ornamentation assembly
Patent Number: 6,953,226

Inventors: Buchs; Wolfgang (Oberndorf, DE), Nithyanandam; Thangaraju (Donauwoerth, DE), Schreitmueller; Holger (Harburg, DE)
Title: Lock mechanism for securing a door kinematics system and process of operating same
Patent Number: 6,951,320

Inventors: Buckberg; Gerald D. (Los Angeles, CA), Athanasuleas; Constantine L. (Birmingham, AL)
Title: Method of using ventricular restoration patch
Patent Number: 7,594,886

Inventors: Bueti; Serafino (Waterbury, VT), Goodnow; Kenneth J. (Essex Junction, VT), Leonard; Todd E. (Williston, VT), Mann; Gregory J. (Wheaton, IL), Woodruff; Charles S. (Charlotte, VT)
Title: Task based debugger (transaction-event-job-trigger)
Patent Number: 7,594,140

Inventors: Burgess; Kevin Edward (Carlingford, AU)
Title: Apparatus for use in slurry pumps
Patent Number: 6,951,445

Inventors: Burgett; Kirk (Sacramento, CA), Marks; Jamie (Haverhill, MA), Mazzaglia; Dana (Haverhill, MA)
Title: Lost motion compensation device for an upright piano action
Patent Number: 8,541,671

Inventors: Burhenne; Sabine (Bretten, DE), Schmidt; Thomas (Hauneck, DE)
Title: Connecting element for an electric motor
Patent Number: 6,952,066

Inventors: Burke; Christopher J. (Boxford, MA)
Title: Minimizing latency with content-based adaptive buffering
Patent Number: 6,952,407

Inventors: Burke; Michael Dan (Sunderland, GB)
Title: Cancer detection methods and techniques
Patent Number: 8,541,186

Inventors: Burns; Gary P. (Rockford, MI), Olson; Douglas E. (Grand Rapids, MI), Stone; Robert L. (Rockford, MI)
Title: Delivery point sequencing mail sorting system with flat mail capability
Patent Number: 6,953,906

Inventors: Bustamante; Laura Ellen (Kingsport, TN), Cook; William Lee (Kingsport, TN), Tennant; Brent Alan (Kingsport, TN), Shaikh; Ashfaq (Kingsport, TN), Parker; Joseph Luther (Kingsport, TN), Virost; Richard Andrew (Jonesborough, TN), Visneski; Michael (Kingsport, TN)
Title: Addition of a methyl hydrogen terephthalate reactor to a dimethyl terephthalate process
Patent Number: 8,541,616

Inventors: Buzzetti; Mike (Atascadero, CA)
Title: Automated fiber optic inspection system
Patent Number: 6,954,262

Inventors: Byrd, Jr.; Charles Dale (West Monroe, LA), Rasmussen; Mark P. (Mableton, GA)
Title: Automatic case packaging system
Patent Number: 6,952,911

Inventors: Byun; Sang Jin (Daejeon, KR), Kim; Beomsup (Cupertino, CA), Park; Chan-Hong (Seoul, KR)
Title: Charge pump circuit for a PLL
Patent Number: 6,952,126

Inventors: Cabal; Antonio (Webster, NY), Lebens; John A. (Rush, NY), Trauernicht; David P. (Rochester, NY), Ross; David S. (Fairport, NY)
Title: Snap-through thermal actuator
Patent Number: 6,953,240

Inventors: Caceres; Antoni (Cambridge, GB), Norman; Martin (Cambridge, GB)
Title: Method and apparatus for measuring an audiovisual parameter
Patent Number: 8,542,909

Inventors: Cadambi; Srihari (Cherry Hill, NJ), Chakradhar; Srimat T (Manalapan, NJ)
Title: Information retrieval architecture for packet classification
Patent Number: 7,592,935

Inventors: Cai; Edward Z. (Camas, WA)
Title: Vacuum generating device for sealing perishable products and method of use
Patent Number: 7,594,586

Inventors: Cain; Bradley (Cambridge, MA), Hardjono; Thomas (Arlington, MA)
Title: Apparatus and method of maintaining a route table
Patent Number: 6,952,740

Inventors: Call; Patrick T. (West Richland, WA), Kenning; Vanessa M. (Kennewick, WA), Call; Charles J. (Albuquerque, NM)
Title: Optimizing rotary impact collectors
Patent Number: 6,951,147

Inventors: Callens; Roland (Grimbergen, BE), Larcheveque; Marc (Paris, FR), Pousset; Cyrille (Brussels, BE)
Title: Process for producing enantiopure .beta.-amino acid derivatives, and enantiopure .beta.-amino acid derivatives
Patent Number: 7,592,476

Inventors: Calvar; Didier (Beaumont, FR), Nicolas; Serge (Clermont-Ferrand, FR), Bardy; Daniel (Clermont-Ferrand, FR)
Title: Electrically conductive tire and apparatus and process for extruding elements which have been made conductive
Patent Number: 6,951,233

Inventors: Campbell; Levi A. (New Paltz, NY), Chu; Richard C. (Hopewell Junction, NY), Ellsworth; Michael J. (Lagrangeville, NY), Iyengar; Madhusudan K. (Rhineback, NY), Porter; Donald W. (Highland, NY), Schmidt; Roger R. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Simons; Robert E. (Poughkeepsie, NY)
Title: Isolation valve and coolant connect/disconnect assemblies and methods of fabrication for interfacing a liquid cooled electronics subsystem and an electronics housing
Patent Number: 7,593,227

Inventors: Campion; Nicholas F. (Rochester, MN), Gimpl; David J. (Rochester, MN), Hintermeister; Gregory R. (Rochester, MN), Peraza; David (Rochester, MN)
Title: Moving deployment of images between computers
Patent Number: 8,543,687

Inventors: Campos; James M. (Hayward, CA), Rowe; Bruce D (Cincinnati, OH)
Title: Sports equipment with resonant muscle stimulator for developing muscle strength
Patent Number: 7,593,775

Inventors: Card; Stuart Kent (Los Altos Hills, CA), Hollerer; Tobias Hans (New York, NY), Pitkow; James Edward (Palo Alto, CA), Gossweiler, III; Richard Carl (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Medium containing information gathered from material including a source and interface for graphically displaying the information
Patent Number: 6,952,806

Inventors: Cardinal; Mike (Ardeer, Victoria, AU)
Title: Antibandit shutter
Patent Number: 6,953,074

Inventors: Carlson, Jr.; Charles David (Columbus, NC), Foxhall; Russell Scott (Lyman, SC)
Title: Polyester film laminate with enhanced impact and tear resistance and method for its production
Patent Number: 6,951,595

Inventors: Carlson; Wayne Charles (Tucson, AZ), Fisher; James Arthur (Tucson, AZ), Gibble; Kevin Lee (Tucson, AZ), Kishi; Gregory Tad (Oro Valley, AZ)
Title: Method, system, and article of manufacture for managing storage pools
Patent Number: 6,954,768

Inventors: Carlson; Wayne Charles (Tucson, AZ), Gibble; Kevin Lee (Tucson, AZ), Kishi; Gregory Tad (Oro Valley, AZ), Norman; Mark Allan (Tucson, AZ), Peake; Jonathan Wayne (Tucson, AZ)
Title: Method, system, and article of manufacture for borrowing physical volumes
Patent Number: 6,954,831

Inventors: Carpenter; Thomas J. (Ankeny, IA)
Title: Erosion control transition mat
Patent Number: 6,951,438

Inventors: Carrese; Edward M. (Rochester, NY), Breemes, Sr.; David P. (Palmyra, NY), Cook; Michael (Waterloo, NY), Baxendell; Douglas J. (Rochester, NY)
Title: Ink tank with capillary member
Patent Number: 6,951,387

Inventors: Cartwright; Gary Dean (Apex, NC)
Title: Apparatus and method for controlling flow of process materials
Patent Number: 6,953,315

Inventors: Carvalho; Krishnamurti De Morais (Fortaleza, BR), Carvalho; D ris Maria Fernandes (Fortaleza, BR), Carvalho; Maria Denise Fernandes (Fortaleza, BR), Pacheco; Ogari de Castro (Itapira, BR), Moreira; Roberto Carlos Debom (Itapira, BR)
Title: Use of telocinobufagin as an analgesic in the treatment of acute and chronic pains
Patent Number: 8,541,395

Inventors: Casalmir; D. Paul (Sodus, NY), Kumar; Samir (Penfield, NY), Higuchi; Fumii (Mississauga, CA)
Title: Particle entraining eductor-spike nozzle device for a fluidized bed jet mill
Patent Number: 6,951,312

Inventors: Casebier; Kenneth (Los Angeles, CA)
Title: System and method for prevention of water condensation on hard surfaces
Patent Number: 6,951,396

Inventors: Casebolt; Mark W. (Seattle, WA), Rensberger; Gary (Redmond, WA), Bathiche; Steven N. (Redmond, WA), Albulet; Mihai (Redmond, WA)
Title: Capacitive sensing employing a repeatable offset charge
Patent Number: 6,954,867

Inventors: Cashatt; Jerry D. (Winton, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus to control input to AC induction motors
Patent Number: 6,954,046

Inventors: Castiel; David (Washington, DC), Anderson; Jack (Potomac, MD), Draim; John E. (Vienna, VA)
Title: Fixed satellite constellation system employing non-geostationary satellites in sub-geosynchronous elliptical orbits with common ground tracks
Patent Number: 6,954,613

Inventors: Castle; Howard E. (Austin, TX), Chong; Robert J. (Austin, TX), Cusson; Brian K. (Austin, TX), Green; Eric O. (Austin, TX)
Title: Advanced process control of the manufacture of an oxide-nitride-oxide stack of a memory device, and system for accomplishing same
Patent Number: 6,953,697

Inventors: Castro; Alfredo C. (Winchester, MA), Evans; Catherine A. (Somerville, MA), Grenier; Louis (Newton, MA), Grogan; Michael J. (Winchester, MA)
Title: Inhibitors of fatty acid amide hydrolase
Patent Number: 8,541,581

Inventors: Castro; Daniel (Santa Clara, CA), Pacetti; Stephen D. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Barriers for polymer-coated implantable medical devices and methods for making the same
Patent Number: 6,953,560

Inventors: Catt; Michael (Northampton, GB), Lenko; Peter (Kappel, AT), Pearson; Michael T. (Kingston Upon Thames, GB)
Title: Test kits and devices
Patent Number: 6,951,631

Inventors: Cave; Christopher R. (Dollard-des-Ormeaux, CA), Cuffaro; Angelo A. (Laval, CA), Hunkeler; Teresa J. (Montreal, CA), Zaki; Maged M. (San Diego, CA), Zhang; Guodong (Syosset, NY), Zuniga; Juan Carlos (Montreal, CA)
Title: System and method for determining air interface information for radio resource management in wireless communications
Patent Number: 8,542,627

Inventors: Cazier; Robert P. (Fort Collins, CO), Craig; Murray D. (Johnstown, CO)
Title: Method and apparatus for the creation of randomized custom image effects
Patent Number: 7,593,023

Inventors: Cerda; Adrian E. (San Jose, CA), Chaghajerdi; Amir Hossein (San Jose, CA), Rowan; Bryan Scott (San Jose, CA)
Title: Magnetic recording disk drive with switchable compensation for mechanical and electrical disturbances
Patent Number: 7,595,953

Inventors: Chae; Seong-joon (Seoul, KR), Yon; Kyung-yol (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Choi; Joong-hwan (Seoul, KR), Pang; Jeong-hun (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Liquid developer for developing latent electrostatic image and method for preparing the same
Patent Number: 6,951,703

Inventors: Chakihara; Hiraku (Hitachinaka, JP), Noguchi; Mitsuhiro (Sagamihara, JP), Tadokoro; Masahiro (Mita, JP), Wada; Naonori (Hitachinaka, JP), Nishida; Akio (Takarazuka, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing a semiconductor integrated circuit device
Patent Number: 7,595,266

Inventors: Champlin; Jonathan David (Cold Spring, NY), Rheaume; Gary Paul (Barrington, NH), Curtis; John Douglas (Millbury, MA)
Title: Preventing transfer and duplication of redundantly referenced objects across nodes of an application system
Patent Number: 8,543,541

Inventors: Chan; Alan Barry (Ruislip Middlesex, GB)
Title: Treatment and diagnosis of abnormal bone density with an inhibitor of the glypican-sclerostin interaction
Patent Number: 8,541,177

Inventors: Chan; Albert Sun-Chi (Hung Hom, HK), Ji; Jianxin (Nashville, TN)
Title: Chiral tertiary aminoalkylnaphthols
Patent Number: 7,592,487

Inventors: Chan; Kwai Nam Michael (Hong Kong, HK), Zhang; Chun Hui Wiley (Shenzhen, CN), Cheah; Sin Hui (Carmel, IN)
Title: Foot stand assembly with multi-viewing angles
Patent Number: 7,594,638

Inventors: Chandra; Umesh (Sunnyvale, CA), Lee; Juong-Sik (Menlo Park, CA), Chafekar; Deepti (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for grouping points-of-interest according to area names
Patent Number: 8,543,143

Inventors: Chang; Chih-Wei (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Low noise optical disk drive
Patent Number: 6,952,833

Inventors: Chang; Ken (Saratoga, CA)
Title: Positioner for precisely moving an E-block of a disk drive
Patent Number: 6,952,331

Inventors: Chang; Min-Yi (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Police-emergency system with wireless communication
Patent Number: 6,954,629

Inventors: Chang; Shao-Han (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Optical plate and backlight module using the same
Patent Number: 7,594,745

Inventors: Chang; Ti-chiun (Plainsboro, NJ), Tyan; Jason Jenn-Kwei (Princeton, NJ)
Title: System and method for efficient filter design through weighted difference of Gaussian filters
Patent Number: 7,593,598

Inventors: Chang; Ti-chiun (Plainsboro, NJ), Tyan; Jason Jenn-Kwei (Princeton, NJ)
Title: System and method for efficient feature estimation for medical images
Patent Number: 7,596,282

Inventors: Chard; Jeffrey Alexander (Sunnyvale, CA), Bao; Junwei (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Determining one or more profile parameters of a structure using optical metrology and a correlation between profile models and key profile shape variables
Patent Number: 7,596,422

Inventors: Chau; Robert S. (Beaverton, OR), Kavalieros; Jack (Portland, OR), Murthy; Anand (Portland, OR), Roberds; Brian (Beaverton, OR), Doyle; Brian S. (Portland, OR)
Title: Transistor structure and method of fabrication
Patent Number: 6,952,040

Inventors: Chaudhry; Nisar A. (Huntington Station, NY)
Title: Overvoltage and overcurrent protection system
Patent Number: 6,954,347

Inventors: Chekhovstov; Igor (Friendswood, TX), Haddad; Khalil (Allen, TX)
Title: Time alignment algorithm for transmitters with EER/ET amplifiers and others
Patent Number: 8,542,766

Inventors: Chen; Cheng-Hung (Nan-Tou Hsien, TW)
Title: Optical disc device with a wobble control circuit
Patent Number: 6,952,383

Inventors: Chen; Chi-Chen (Taiping, TW)
Title: Pneumatic hand tool
Patent Number: 7,594,550

Inventors: Chen; Chien-Hua (Taipei Hsien, TW), Lin; Han-Tzung (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Network device test system and method for testing network device
Patent Number: 7,596,095

Inventors: Chen; David Jia (Endwell, NY), Nosowicz; Eugene James (Vestal, NY)
Title: Low power data storage element with enhanced noise margin
Patent Number: 6,954,086

Inventors: Chen; Huijuan D. (Webster, NY), Han-Adebekun; Gang C. (Pittsford, NY)
Title: Ink set composition, and an apparatus and method of forming images having reduced gloss differential
Patent Number: 6,953,244

Inventors: Chen; Hung Wen (Chu-Pei, TW), Qiang; Gang (Chu-Pei, TW), Fu; Yu Leen (Chu-Pei, TW), Wang; Lee (Chu-Pei, TW)
Title: System and method for high speed distributed cable broadband system
Patent Number: 7,593,391

Inventors: Chen; Kuo-Rong (Panchiao, TW), Lee; Chun-Chung (Taipei, TW), Huang; Cheng-Hung (Miaoli Hsien, TW)
Title: Beacon-based traffic control system
Patent Number: 7,596,438

Inventors: Chen; Min (San Jose, CA), Yi; Li (Berkeley, CA)
Title: Disk drive to estimate repeatable runout (RRO) based upon on an optimal mean square estimation (MSE) learning method
Patent Number: 7,595,954

Inventors: Chen; Minzhang (Plainsboro, NJ), Green; Michael D. (Willingboro, NJ), Zhang; Fucheng (Edison, NJ)
Title: Process and intermediates for the preparation of 3-(amino)-3-cyclobutylmethyl-2-hydroxy-propionamide or salts thereof
Patent Number: 7,595,419

Inventors: Chen; Tse Hsing (Chung-Ho City, Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Antitheft system with clip-on wireless keypad
Patent Number: 7,595,718

Inventors: Chen; Tse Hsing (Chung-Ho City, Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Method and apparatus for securing car against theft via wireless sensor
Patent Number: 7,595,719

Inventors: Chen; Wanshi (San Diego, CA), Montojo; Juan (San Diego, CA)
Title: System and method for allocating resources in an extended bandwidth wireless network
Patent Number: 8,542,605

Inventors: Chen; Wei (Greer, SC), Huffman; Marcus Byron (Simpsonville, SC), Taylor; David James (Simpsonville, SC)
Title: Combustor seal having multiple cooling fluid pathways
Patent Number: 7,594,401

Inventors: Chen; Yao-Ching Stephen (Saratoga, CA), Huang; Yue (San Jose, CA), Lin; Fen-Ling (San Jose, CA), Tran; Brian Thinh-Vinh (San Jose, CA), Zhang; Guogen (San Jose, CA)
Title: Packing nodes into records to store XML XQuery data model and other hierarchically structured data
Patent Number: 8,543,614

Inventors: Chen; Yen-Fu (Austin, TX), Dunsmoir; John W. (Round Rock, TX)
Title: System for compiling word usage frequencies
Patent Number: 8,543,373

Inventors: Chen; Yi-Lin (Taichung, TW)
Title: System of making a personalized photo album
Patent Number: 8,542,396

Inventors: Chenault; David O. (Butler, MO)
Title: System and method for ensuring the qualification of a workman to perform a task having established required standards
Patent Number: 6,953,917

Inventors: Cheng; Ning (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Cascaded injection locking of fabry-perot laser for wave division multiplexing passive optical networks
Patent Number: 8,543,001

Inventors: Cheng; Ray-Guang (Keelung, TW), Lin; Phone (Tainan, TW), Lin; Yi-Bing (Taichung, TW)
Title: Enhanced honeycomb communication system
Patent Number: 6,954,612

Inventors: Cherkas; Barry M. (Jamaica, NY)
Title: Complete function graphing system and method
Patent Number: 7,595,801

Inventors: Cherukuri; Rao (Los Altos Hills, CA), Lenin; Rajavel (Livermore, CA)
Title: Method and system of application delivery through application template to client device
Patent Number: 8,543,641

Inventors: Cheung; Mui (King of Prussia, PA), Emmitte; Kyle Allen (Durham, NC), Salovich; James M. (Durham, NC)
Title: Benzimidazole thiophene compounds
Patent Number: 7,595,330

Inventors: Chidambarrao; Dureseti (Weston, CT), Muralidhar; Ramachandran (Mahopac, NY), Oldiges; Philip J (Lagrangeville, NY), Ontalus; Viorel (Danbury, CT)
Title: Minimizing leakage current and junction capacitance in CMOS transistors by utilizing dielectric spacers
Patent Number: 8,541,814

Inventors: Chien; Yu-Ting (Yunghe, TW), Lo; Shin-Tai (Miaoli, TW)
Title: Plasma display panel and method of driving the same
Patent Number: 6,954,035

Inventors: Chiu; Yen-Chang (Taipei, TW), Tang; Chun-An (Baoshan Township, Hsinchu County, TW), Lin; Kuang-Yeu (Jungli, TW), Tang; Cheng-Hao (Tucheng, TW)
Title: On-system programmable and off-system programmable chip
Patent Number: 6,954,383

Inventors: Cho; Hee Jeong (Anyang-si, KR), Ryu; Ki Seon (Sungnam-si, KR)
Title: Method for requesting uplink resources and transmitting uplink data
Patent Number: 8,542,644

Inventors: Cho; Hyung-Sang (Suwon-si, KR), Park; Yun-Sang (Suwon-si, KR), Song; Bong-Gee (Seongnam-si, KR)
Title: Apparatus and method for receiving signal in a communication system
Patent Number: 7,594,160

Inventors: Cho; Seung-Hyun (Kuri, KR), Kim; Byoung-Whi (Anyang, KR), Lee; Hyeong-Ho (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Device for adding and dropping optical signals
Patent Number: 6,952,506

Inventors: Choi; Byung J. (Round Rock, TX), Colburn; Matthew (Danbury, CT), Sreenivasan; S. V. (Austin, TX), Willson; C. Grant (Austin, TX), Bailey; Todd (Austin, TX), Ekerdt; John (Austin, TX)
Title: Methods for high-precision gap and orientation sensing between a transparent template and substrate for imprint lithography
Patent Number: 6,954,275

Inventors: Choi; Dong-Ha (Suwon-si, KR), Ahn; Byung-Sun (Suwon-si, KR), Hyun; Ho-Ill (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Image scanning device with cleaning unit
Patent Number: 7,593,146

Inventors: Choi; Im Suk (Incheon-si, KR)
Title: Angle control apparatus for upright type vacuum cleaner
Patent Number: 7,594,297

Inventors: Choi; In Hwan (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Suh; Jong Yeul (Seoul, KR), Lee; Chul Soo (Seoul, KR), Song; Jae Hyung (Seoul, KR), Kim; Jin Pil (Seoul, KR)
Title: Digital broadcasting system and data processing method
Patent Number: 8,542,761

Inventors: Choi; Jeong Pil (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Method and apparatus for driving a plasma display panel
Patent Number: 7,592,973

Inventors: Choi; Joo S. (Boise, ID)
Title: READ command triggered synchronization circuitry
Patent Number: 7,593,287

Inventors: Choi; Young-se (Suwon, KR), Kim; Hyung-tae (Seoul, KR), Nam; Do-hoan (Suwon, KR), Park; Soo-han (Youngin, KR), Aronovich; Dovid Azrielevich (Nizhegorodskaya obl., RU), Guzeev; Valentin Vasilievich (Nizhegorodskaya obl., RU), Mozzhukhin; Vladimir Borisovich (Nizhegorodskaya obl., RU), Sineokov; Alexandr Petrovich (Nizhegorodskaya obl., RU), Ustyuzhantseva; Natalya Alexandrovna (Nizhegorodskaya obl., RU), Khamidulova; Zyakia Saibasakhovna (Nizhegorodskaya obl., RU)
Title: Photo-curable adhesive composition, optical pick-up device using the same, and optical recording/reproducing drive including the optical pick-up device
Patent Number: 7,595,352

Inventors: Chong; Gerald B. (Rowland Heights, CA)
Title: Rekeyable lock
Patent Number: 6,951,123

Inventors: Chou; Cheng-Hao (Taipei Hsien, TW), Lu; Wen-Hsiang (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Vibration switch
Patent Number: 7,592,556

Inventors: Chou; Shao-Yu (Taoyuan, TW)
Title: Power-on reset circuit for erasing of split gate flash memory reference cells
Patent Number: 6,954,379

Inventors: Chou; Tai-Hsu (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Voice coil motor and lens module
Patent Number: 8,542,452

Inventors: Chou; Young-Huang (Zhubei, TW), Ku; Wei-Cheng (Zhubei, TW), Su; Wen-Pin (Zhubei, TW), Lai; Jun-Liang (Zhubei, TW), Hsieh; Chao-Ping (Zhubei, TW), Liao; Ping-Hsiao (Zhubei, JP)
Title: Probe card
Patent Number: 8,542,027

Inventors: Christensen; Scott P. (Midland, MI), Flick; Derrick W. (Midland, MI)
Title: Heterocyclic amine catalyst compositions for the alkoxylation of alcohols to glycol ethers
Patent Number: 8,541,629

Inventors: Christie, IV; Samuel H. (Cary, NC)
Title: Treatments in a distributed communications system
Patent Number: 6,952,416

Inventors: Chua; Shih Yang (Singapore, SG), Sundaram; Sivalingam (Singapore, SG)
Title: Wireless communications device and housing for a wireless communications device
Patent Number: 8,542,155

Inventors: Chung; Chen-Kuei (Hsinhua, TW), Lin; Chun-Jun (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Method for fabricating an integrated nozzle plate and multi-level micro-fluidic devices fabricated
Patent Number: 6,951,622

Inventors: Chung; Hua (San Jose, CA), Wang; Rongjun (Sunnyvale, CA), Maity; Nirmalya (Los Altos, CA)
Title: Atomic layer deposition of barrier materials
Patent Number: 7,595,263

Inventors: Chung; Woo-Suk (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Kang; Sung-Bong (Seoul, KR), Im; Jeon-Taek (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Choi; Joong-Kyu (Seoul, KR)
Title: Enhanced bluetooth communication system
Patent Number: 7,596,353

Inventors: Citernesi; Ugo Raffaello (Usmate Velate, IT)
Title: Cosmetic or pharmaceutical composition for topical use to prevent or differ androgenetic alopecia
Patent Number: 6,953,571

Inventors: Clark; Duncan Roy (Farnborough, GB), Vincent; Suzanne Patricia (Farnborough, GB)
Title: Amplification process
Patent Number: 6,951,744

Inventors: Clark; Lawrence T. (Phoenix, AZ)
Title: Method and apparatus for saturation detection and electronic shutter in a solid state image sensor
Patent Number: 7,593,048

Inventors: Clarke; Gregory A. (London, CA)
Title: Connection structure for a log wall
Patent Number: 7,594,367

Inventors: Clarke; Gregory A. (London, CA)
Title: Butt joint for logs in log structures
Patent Number: 7,594,370

Inventors: Cleary; Paul Patrick (Shoreview, MN), Stafslien; Deborah K. (Madison, WI)
Title: Streptococcal C5a peptidase vaccine
Patent Number: 6,951,653

Inventors: Cliche; Jean-Fran.cedilla.ois (Charlesbourg, CA), Tetu; Michel (Cap-Rouge, CA), Cote; Nicolas (St-Augustin, CA), Tranchart; Sebastien (Quebec, CA)
Title: Metallic gas cells and method for manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 6,953,487

Inventors: Clozel; Martine (Binningen, CH), Regenass; Urs (Allschwil, CH)
Title: Combination comprising macitentan and paclitaxel for treating multi-drug resistant ovarian cancer
Patent Number: 8,541,433

Inventors: Cobbley; Chad A. (Boise, ID), Heppler; Steve W. (Boise, ID)
Title: Electrical interconnect using locally conductive adhesive
Patent Number: 6,951,684

Inventors: Codilian; Raffi (Irvine, CA), Bennett; George J. (Murrieta, CA)
Title: Disk drive reading servo sectors recorded at a relative offset on multiple disk surfaces to increase the servo sample rate
Patent Number: 6,952,322

Inventors: Colbeck; Roger (Ottawa, CA)
Title: Comparator with complementary differential input stages
Patent Number: 7,592,844

Inventors: Conaway; Lawrence M. (Niagara Falls, NY), Noble; Roger (Tulsa, OK), Keller; Michael (Tulsa, OK), Caffey; David (Bixby, OK)
Title: Method of separating oil from geological formations
Patent Number: 6,951,248

Inventors: Cong; Wei-Dong (Shenzhen, CN), Chen; Guo-Yi (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Peripheral component interconnect express interface card with a switch
Patent Number: 8,543,752

Inventors: Conn; Robert O. (Laupahoehoe, HI), Myers; David F. (Cary, NC), Stevenson; Daniel S. (Chapel Hill, NC)
Title: Through-substrate via having a strip-shaped through-hole signal conductor
Patent Number: 8,541,884

Inventors: Connelly; Patrick R. (Rochester, NY)
Title: Electromagnetic interference immune tissue invasive system
Patent Number: 6,954,674

Inventors: Connor; Robert A. (Minneapolis, MN)
Title: Morphing text by splicing end-compatible segments
Patent Number: 8,543,381

Inventors: Cook; Daniel R. (Bountiful, UT), Walther; John D. (Richmond, TX)
Title: Petroleum exploration and prediction apparatus and method
Patent Number: 6,952,649

Inventors: Cooksey; Robert N. (Hillsboro, OR), Jourdan; Stephan J. (Portland, OR)
Title: Method and apparatus for content-aware prefetching
Patent Number: 6,954,840

Inventors: Copp; Heath R. (Grand Forks, ND)
Title: Refrigeration appliance interior lighting system
Patent Number: 6,951,402

Inventors: Cott; Kevin Van (Shawsville, VA), Heflin, Jr.; James R. (Blacksburg, VA), Gibson; Harry (Blacksburg, VA), Davis; Richey M. (Blacksburg, VA)
Title: Polar ordering of reactive chromophores in layer-by-layer nonlinear optical materials
Patent Number: 6,953,607

Inventors: Cotte; John M. (New Fairfield, CT), Hoivik; Nils D. (Billingstad, NO), Jahnes; Christopher (Upper Saddle River, NJ), Lu; Minhua (Mohegan Lake, NY), Zhang; Hongqing (Bethlehem, PA)
Title: Method of minimizing beam bending of MEMS device by reducing the interfacial bonding strength between sacrificial layer and MEMS structure
Patent Number: 8,541,854

Inventors: Couch; Bruce L. (North Attleboro, MA), Ehrmann; Jonathan S. (Sudbury, MA), Chu; Yun Fee (Natick, MA), Lento; Joseph V. (Methuen, MA), Johnson; Shepard D. (Andover, MA)
Title: Method and system for high-speed, precise micromachining an array of devices
Patent Number: 6,951,995

Inventors: Cowen; Robert Andrew (Broadview Heights, OH)
Title: Device and method for engine control
Patent Number: 6,952,642

Inventors: Craik; David James (Chapel Hill, AU), Anderson; Marilyn Anne (Keilor, AU), Jennings; Cameron Victor (Doncaster, AU)
Title: Polynucleotides encoding cyclotide-like structures
Patent Number: 7,592,433

Inventors: Crawford; Thomas McLendon (Pittsburgh, PA), Covington; Mark William (Pittsburgh, PA), Parker; Gregory John (Warrendale, PA)
Title: Magnetic recording head including spatially-pumped spin wave mode writer
Patent Number: 6,954,331

Inventors: Cray; Stephen Edward (Sully, GB), Ekeland; Robert Alan (Midland, MI), Hupfield; Peter Cheshire (Trevaughan, GB), O'Hare; Sarah (Nr. Barry, GB), Rich; David A. (Barry, GB), Thibaut; Marc (Chapelle-Lez-Herlaimont, BE)
Title: Silicone release coating compositions
Patent Number: 7,592,412

Inventors: Creamer; Thomas E. (Boca Raton, FL), Jaiswal; Peeyush (Boca Raton, FL), Moore; Victor S. (Boynton Beach, FL)
Title: Caller identifying information encoded within embedded digital information
Patent Number: 6,954,522

Inventors: Crochon; Elisabeth (Poisat, FR), Thomas; Thierry (Varces, FR), Des Noes; Mathieu Bouvier (Grenoble, FR)
Title: Method for transmitting data from an interrogating device to portable objects
Patent Number: 6,954,496

Inventors: Crocker; Daniel W. (San Jose, CA), Ng; Daniel Yu Kwong (San Jose, CA)
Title: Apparatus and method for manipulating packet ordering over parallel links of a crossbar based switch fabric
Patent Number: 6,952,402

Inventors: Crowley; Christopher (San Diego, CA)
Title: Apparatus and method for detecting metallic objects in shoes
Patent Number: 7,595,638

Inventors: Crumly; Ryan (Brock, NE)
Title: Adjustable belt pulley system
Patent Number: 6,952,913

Inventors: Cubero Pitel; Jose Antonio (Valls, ES), Ara Alonso; Luis (Valls, ES)
Title: Method for manufacturing printed circuit boards
Patent Number: 6,952,871

Inventors: Daferner; Martin (Sindelfingen, DE), Putzlocher; Stefan (Sindelfingen, DE)
Title: Diagnostic method and diagnostic system for monitoring available resources in a production process
Patent Number: 6,954,874

Inventors: Dagdeviren; Nuri R (Holmdel, NJ)
Title: Precoding for a non-linear codec
Patent Number: 7,593,479

Inventors: Dagenais; Pete C. (The Colony, TX), de Jesus; Orlando (Dallas, TX), Li; Liping (Dallas, TX)
Title: Downhole tool system and method for use of same
Patent Number: 7,594,434

Inventors: Dahl; Hans Ola (Stange, NO)
Title: Self-timed voltage-subtraction sneak current cancellation method and apparatus
Patent Number: 6,952,375

Inventors: Dai; Ken-Shwo (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Human GAK-related gene variants associated with lung cancer
Patent Number: 6,953,669

Inventors: Dainese; Lino (Molvena, IT)
Title: Multi parts protective garment for motorbikers
Patent Number: 6,951,033

Inventors: Dalton; Jeffrey L. (Dartmouth, MA), Boehm; Herbert C. (Norwell, MA), Cavallaro; Christopher (Lakeville, MA)
Title: Method of making a golf ball with a multi-layer core
Patent Number: 7,594,866

Inventors: Damaske; Joerg (Freiberg, DE)
Title: Device and method for improved monitoring of a lateral-acceleration sensor
Patent Number: 6,952,633

Inventors: Dambach; Soren (Karlsruhe, DE), Richter; Hartmut (Villingen-Schwenningen, DE)
Title: Device for reading and/or writing optical recording media
Patent Number: 7,596,070

Inventors: Dan; Byung-Ju (Gyeonggi-Do, KR), Kim; Jong-Man (Seoul, KR), Hwang; Hyo-Kune (Gyeonggi-Do, KR), Kim; Wae-Yeul (Gyeonggi-Do, KR), Kim; Nam-Woong (Seoul, KR)
Title: Method of preventing optical recording media from being fractured and apparatus thereof
Patent Number: 7,596,062

Inventors: Dannenmaier; Jurgen (Balingen, DE), Raabe; Herbert (Haigerloch-Stetten, DE), Pirner; Manfred (Hechingen, DE)
Title: Filters and method for producing filters
Patent Number: 6,951,611

Inventors: Darby; Daylan B. (West Jordan, UT)
Title: Time-based network connections
Patent Number: 6,954,791

Inventors: Darnell; Robert B. (New York, NY)
Title: Methods and compositions for tumor vaccination and therapy
Patent Number: 8,541,547

Inventors: Dasgupta; Uday (Singapore, SG)
Title: Fully differential current-feedback CMOS/bipolar operational amplifier
Patent Number: 7,592,871

Inventors: Dath; Jean-Pierre (Beloeil, BE), Delorme; Luc (Waterloo, BE), Grootjans; Jacques-Fran.cedilla.ois (Leefdaal, BE), Vanhaeren; Xavier (Genval, BE), Vermeiren; Walter (Houthalen, BE)
Title: Production of olefins
Patent Number: 6,951,968

Inventors: Davis; William A. (Fair Oaks, CA)
Title: Gunstock incorporating a storage magazine
Patent Number: 6,952,896

Inventors: de Rouffignac; Eric Pierre (Houston, TX), Berchenko; Ilya Emil (Friendswood, TX), Fowler; Thomas David (Houston, TX), Karanikas; John Michael (Houston, TX), Maher; Kevin Albert (Bellaire, TX), Ryan; Robert Charles (Houston, TX), Shahin, Jr.; Gordon Thomas (Bellaire, TX), Vinegar; Harold J. (Houston, TX), Wellington; Scott Lee (Bellaire, TX), Zhang; Etuan (Houston, TX)
Title: In situ thermal processing of an oil shale formation using horizontal heat sources
Patent Number: 6,951,247

Inventors: de Rouffignac; Eric Pierre (Houston, TX), Vinegar; Harold J. (Houston, TX), Wellington; Scott Lee (Belliare, TX), Berchenko; Ilya Emil (Friendswood, TX), Stegemeier; George Leo (Houston, TX), Zhang; Etuan (Houston, TX), Shahin, Jr.; Gordon Thomas (Bellaire, TX), Fowler; Thomas David (Katy, TX), Ryan; Robert Charles (Houston, TX)
Title: Thermal processing of a hydrocarbon containing formation to increase a permeability of the formation
Patent Number: 6,953,087

Inventors: de Voir; Christopher S. (Tigard, OR)
Title: Cardiac pacemaker
Patent Number: 7,593,774

Inventors: DeAngelis; Paul L. (Edmond, OK), Weigel; Paul H. (Edmond, OK), Kumari; Kshama (Edmond, OK)
Title: Hyaluronan synthase genes and expression thereof in bacillus hosts
Patent Number: 6,951,743

Inventors: Dearn; Dave (Wiltshire Snignaeb, DE)
Title: Active subscriber information module
Patent Number: 6,952,596

Inventors: DeBarr; Michael Joseph (Belleville, MI)
Title: Method for installing flexibly coupled electric power assist steering system
Patent Number: 6,953,103

Inventors: DeBrosse; John K. (Colchester, VT), Lamorey; Mark C. H. (South Burlington, VT)
Title: Design structure for initializing reference cells of a toggle switched MRAM device
Patent Number: 7,596,045

Inventors: DeCollibus; Tullio J. (Laguna Niguel, CA), Manno; Joseph J. (La Jolla, CA)
Title: Concrete wash out and slurry capture method and system
Patent Number: 7,594,524

Inventors: Deeman; Neil (Alamo, CA), Formato; Christopher (Brentwood, CA)
Title: Compensation for non-linearity in the servo writing process by program pattern delay
Patent Number: 6,954,323

Inventors: DeHaan; David J. (Encinitas, CA), Benini; Bryon E. (San Marcos, CA), Roberts; Eric L. (San Diego, CA), Wing; William R. (Pacific Beach, CA), Kaakkola; Eero K. (Helsinki, FI)
Title: Pneumatic paintball marker
Patent Number: 7,594,503

Inventors: Delaney; William P. (Wichita, KS)
Title: Transparent switch
Patent Number: 6,954,810

Inventors: Dellmann; Jurgen (Essen, DE), Urban; Martin-Ferdinand (Berlin, DE)
Title: Turbine and a turbine vane for a turbine
Patent Number: 6,951,444

Inventors: Deo; Ajay P. (Lewisville, TX), Porter; Kelvin R. (Dallas, TX), Wang; Henry (Irvine, TX)
Title: Method and apparatus for providing real-time execution of specific communications services in an intelligent network
Patent Number: 6,954,525

Inventors: Deo; Vinay (Bellevue, WA), Tuniman; David (Redmond, WA), Goldschmidt; Pamela (Seattle, WA), O'Leary; Michael J. (Redmond, WA), Kadyk; Don (Bothell, WA)
Title: System for broadcasting to, and programming, a mobile device in a protocol
Patent Number: 6,952,772

Inventors: Detmers; Andreas (Mauer, DE), Junger; Arno (Nussloch, DE), Kreutzkamper; Jurgen (Sinsheim-Hoffenheim, DE), Mader; Sven (Dielheim, DE), Meier; Christian (Schriesheim, DE), Schmid; Gotthard (Malsch, DE)
Title: Accessory for a printing unit
Patent Number: 6,951,172

Inventors: Detterbeck; Manfred (Neuchatel, CH), Lutter; Stefan (Neuchatel, CH), Burri; Mathieu (Court, CH), Hartmann; Theo (Nuremberg, DE), Akiyama; Terunobu (Neuchatel, CH)
Title: Micro device and process for producing it
Patent Number: 6,953,751

Inventors: Devlin; Gary W. (Sherwood, AR)
Title: Bumper hitch wobble reduction device
Patent Number: 7,594,673

Inventors: Dewolf, Jr.; Walter E (Glenmoore, PA), Kallender; Howard (Wayne, PA), Lonsdale; John T (Exton, PA)
Title: High throughput screening method for biological agents affecting fatty acid biosynthesis
Patent Number: 6,951,729

Inventors: Di Vinadio; Aimone Balbo (Turin, IT)
Title: Anti-panic opening system for doors
Patent Number: 6,953,211

Inventors: Diab; Wael William (Menlo Park, CA), Karam; Roger (Sunnyvale, CA), Jonnala; Premkumar (Milpitas, CA)
Title: Methods and apparatus for powering a data communications port
Patent Number: 6,952,785

Inventors: Dieck; Martin S. (Cupertino, CA), Pierce; Ryan K. (Mountain View, CA), Helkowski; Richard A. (Redwood City, CA), Miller; John (Redwood City, CA)
Title: Containers and methods for delivering vaso-occluding filaments and particles
Patent Number: 6,953,465

Inventors: Diehl; Shawn T. (Mount Vernon, NH)
Title: System and method for persistent RAM disk
Patent Number: 7,594,068

Inventors: Dietrich; Brenda Lynn (Yorktown Heights, NY)
Title: Auctions for multiple items with constraints specified by the bidders
Patent Number: 8,543,483

Inventors: Dietz; Hans P. (Naperville, IL), Skinner; Thomas G. (Aurora, IL)
Title: Method and apparatus for controlling positioning of an implement of a work machine
Patent Number: 6,951,067

Inventors: Dimig; Steven J. (Plymouth, WI)
Title: Electronic communication device and method
Patent Number: 8,541,705

Inventors: Dingler; Thomas (Stuttgart, DE)
Title: Method for coupling a control unit to a program for modeling an active chain diagnosis
Patent Number: 8,543,865

Inventors: Distante; Arcangelo (Bari, IT), Stella; Ettore (Bari, IT), Nitti; Massimiliano (Bari, IT), Capozzo; Liborio (Bari, IT), D'Orazio; Tiziana Rita (Bari, IT), Ianigro; Massimo (Bari, IT), Mosca; Nicola (Bari, IT), Leo; Marco (Bari, IT), Spagnolo; Paolo (Bari, IT), Mazzeo; Pier Luigi (Bari, IT)
Title: Method and system for the automatic detection of events in sport fields
Patent Number: 8,543,525

Inventors: Doetsch; Markus (Schliern, CH), Kella; Tideya (Munchen, DE), Schmidt; Peter (Ellerstadt, DE), Jung; Peter (Otterberg, DE), Plechinger; Jorg (Munchen, DE), Schneider; Michael (Munchen, DE)
Title: Method and device for synchronizing mobile radio receivers in a mobile radio system
Patent Number: 6,954,483

Inventors: Doi; Miwako (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Umeki; Naoko (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Mihara; Isao (Tokyo, JP), Yamauchi; Yasunobu (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Morishita; Akira (Tokyo, JP), Numazaki; Shunichi (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Harashima; Takahiro (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Information extraction apparatus and method
Patent Number: 6,952,199

Inventors: Dokai; Koji (Utsunomiya, JP)
Title: Exposure apparatus and method of manufacturing device
Patent Number: 7,595,862

Inventors: Dokou; Eleni (Cambridge, MA), Gasparac; Rahela (Watertown, MA), Knezic; Dragutin (Watertown, MA), Kline; Billie J. (Kingston, MA), Jurkauskas; Valdas (Cambridge, MA)
Title: Co-crystals and pharmaceutical formulations comprising the same
Patent Number: 8,541,025

Inventors: Dorulla; Robin Francis (Santa Cruz, CA), Steele; Mark Gregory (Scotts Valley, CA)
Title: Crush ring to seal the counter plate on hydrodynamic bearing
Patent Number: 6,952,875

Inventors: Doswald; Daniel (Munich, DE)
Title: Low latency cadence detection for frame rate conversion
Patent Number: 8,542,747

Inventors: Doumuki; Tohru (San Diego, CA)
Title: System and method for network setup of wireless device through a single interface
Patent Number: 8,542,665

Inventors: Dove; Kathryn Melissa (Plano, TX), Joseph; Ponnattu Kurian (Irving, TX), Tatsch; Donald Joe (Tioga, TX), Vafaie; Mehrnaz (Plano, TX)
Title: Seasoning recovery and recycle
Patent Number: 6,953,004

Inventors: Dowling; Terence S. (San Jose, CA), Hall; Jeremy A. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Device-specific color intensity settings and sub-pixel geometry
Patent Number: 6,954,216

Inventors: Doyle; Peter L. (El Dorado Hills, CA), Sreenivas; Aditya (El Dorado Hills, CA)
Title: Depth write disable for rendering
Patent Number: 6,954,208

Inventors: Doyle; Peter R. (Vista, CA)
Title: Ventilation system employing synchronized delivery of positive and negative pressure ventilation
Patent Number: 7,594,508

Inventors: Dozsa; Gabor J. (Ardsley, NY), Heidelberger; Philip (Cortlandt Manor, NY), Kumar; Sameer (White Plains, NY), Ratterman; Joseph D. (Rochester, MN), Steinmacher-Burow; Burkhard (Esslingen, DE), Wisniewski; Robert W. (Ossining, NY)
Title: Message passing with queues and channels
Patent Number: 8,543,722

Inventors: Drabenstott; Thomas L. (Cary, NC), Pechanek; Gerald G. (Cary, NC), Barry; Edwin F. (Vilas, NC), Kurak, Jr.; Charles W. (Durham, NC)
Title: Methods and apparatus to support conditional execution in a VLIW-based array processor with subword execution
Patent Number: 6,954,842

Inventors: Draemel; Dean C. (Alameda, CA), Steffens; Todd R. (Centreville, VA)
Title: FCC feed injection zone
Patent Number: 7,594,993

Inventors: Drager; Udo (Speyer, DE), Schulze-Hagenest; Detlef (Molfsee, DE), Sreekumar; Cumar (Penfield, NY), Tyagi; Dinesh (Fairport, NY)
Title: Separating agent for use in a fuser mechanism
Patent Number: 7,596,347

Inventors: Draper; Samuel D. (Simpsonville, SC)
Title: Film-cooled internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 6,951,193

Inventors: Dreher; Walter (Immendingen, DE)
Title: Control device for hairdresser cutting tool
Patent Number: 6,953,916

Inventors: Dreps; Daniel M. (Georgetown, TX), Kim; Kyu-hyoun (Mount Kisco, NY), Sorna; Michael A. (Hopewell Junction, NY), Wiedemeier; Glen A. (Austin, TX)
Title: Multi-use physical architecture
Patent Number: 8,543,753

Inventors: Drissi; Youssef (Ossining, NY), Kim; Moon Ju (Wappingers Falls, NY), Kozakov; Lev (Stamford, CT), Rodriguez; Juan Leon (Pleasant Valley, NY)
Title: Method and system for searching a multi-lingual database
Patent Number: 6,952,691

Inventors: Dubois; Geraud Jean-Michel (San Jose, CA), Frot; Theo J. (Los Gatos, CA), Magbitang; Teddie P. (San Jose, CA), Volksen; Willi (San Jose, CA)
Title: Reduction of pore fill material dewetting
Patent Number: 8,541,301

Inventors: Duffett-Smith; Peter James (Cambridge, GB), Hansen; Paul (Cambridgeshire, GB)
Title: Positioning system for digital telephone networks
Patent Number: 7,593,736

Inventors: Dufournier; Arnaud (Clermont-Ferrand, FR), Dosjoub; Andre (Chalmalieres, FR)
Title: Method and system of detection of a run-flat condition of a tire; inserts, wheels and tires designed for such method and system
Patent Number: 6,952,956

Inventors: Dugas; Matthew P. (St. Paul, MN)
Title: Method of making a multi-channel time based servo tape media
Patent Number: 8,542,457

Inventors: Dujardin; Eric (Paris, FR), Gay-Bellile; Olivier (Paris, FR)
Title: Receiver, programmable circuit and method of calculating digital filters
Patent Number: 6,952,709

Inventors: Dull; Sebastian (Schonaich, DE), Fritzsche; Albert (Markdorf, DE), Serden; Andreas (Meersburg, DE), Waschilewski; Gunther (Neukirch, DE)
Title: Mobile, self-sufficient operating assembly for providing electrical energy
Patent Number: 6,954,003

Inventors: Dunkelberg; Hartmut (Bad Sooden-Allendorf, DE)
Title: Method for testing a sterilization packaging unit
Patent Number: 8,541,195

Inventors: Dunkle; Gregory D. (Wayne, WV)
Title: Cumulative lateral slide indication
Patent Number: 8,543,268

Inventors: Dunn, Jr.; Richard Anthony (Randolph, MA)
Title: Scalable up and down nesting integrated electronic enclosures with form factors including asteroids and/or dumbbells and/or approximated tessellation(s)/tiling(s) or combinations thereof with thermal management, wiring, sliding fit, manual and/or automated full range vertical to horizontal positioning, access and structural systems for individual modules and intra-and inter-planar stacks, columns, rows, arrays and associated infrastructures
Patent Number: 8,542,492

Inventors: Dunn-Coleman; Nigel (Los Gatos, CA), Diaz-Torres; Maria (San Mateo, CA), Chase; Matthew W. (Chesterfield, MO), Trimbur; Donald (Redwood City, CA)
Title: Method for the recombinant production of 1,3-propanediol
Patent Number: 6,953,684

Inventors: Duperray; David B. (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Distortion/efficiency adaptation in a variable-data-rate radio transmitter
Patent Number: 7,593,699

Inventors: Durdon; Terrance N. (Guelph, CA), Buzan; Valentin Augustin (Mississauga, CA), Lubbe; Pieter W. (Mississauga, CA)
Title: Cup lid having a rotatable stopper
Patent Number: 7,594,584

Inventors: Dutta; Aloke K. (Novi, MI)
Title: N-and O-substituted 4-[2-(diphenylmethoxy)-ethyl]-1-[(phenyl)methyl]piperidine analogs and methods of treating CNS disorders therewith
Patent Number: 7,595,331

Inventors: Dvir; Ira (Rishon-LeZion, IL), Rabinowitz; Nitzan (Ramat-HaSharon, IL)
Title: Intra video image compression and decompression
Patent Number: 8,542,737

Inventors: Dvorkin; Mike (Redwood City, CA), Weinstein; Jay (Fremont, CA), Krasnyansky; Serge (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Adaptive object level locking
Patent Number: 7,594,053

Inventors: Dzhavakhia; Vitaly (Moscow, RU), Filippov; Alexei (Moscow, RU), Skryabin; Konstantin (Moscow, RU), Voinova; Tatiana (Moscow, RU), Shumilina; Daria (Moscow, RU), Kromina; Ksenia (Moscow, RU), Kouznetsova; Maria (Moscow, RU), Shulga; Olga (Moscow, RU), Pridanniko; Mikhail (Moscow, RU), Battchikova; Natalia (Turku, FI), Korpela; Timo (Turku, FI)
Title: Isolated DNA sequences and polypeptides inducing multiple resistance of plants to phytopathogens and pests
Patent Number: 7,592,509

Inventors: Eaddy; Pamela K. (Sanford, NC)
Title: Fabric gift bag
Patent Number: 7,594,883

Inventors: Eberspacher; Chris (Palo Alto, CA), Adams; Bruce E. (Portland, OR)
Title: Photovoltaic cells including peaks and methods of manufacture
Patent Number: 8,541,680

Inventors: Ebert; Martin (Fremont, CA)
Title: System for performing ellipsometry using an auxiliary pump beam to reduce effective measurement spot size
Patent Number: 6,952,261

Inventors: Ebert; Martin (Fremont, CA), Traber; Thomas (Dublin, CA)
Title: Wafer chuck with integrated reference sample
Patent Number: 6,952,258

Inventors: Ebert; Sophia (Mannheim, DE), Eichhorn; Andreas (Ellerstadt, DE)
Title: Use of alkoxylated polyalkanolamines for splitting oil-water emulsions
Patent Number: 8,540,885

Inventors: Ebi; Christian (Haimhausen, DE), Erber; Frank (Munchen, DE), Franke; Torsten (Munchen, DE), Gans; Fritz (Dresden, DE), Lutz; Tarek (Munchen, DE), Ruhl; Gunther (Dorfen, DE), Schonherr; Bernd (Blaustein, DE)
Title: Method for compensating for scatter/reflection effects in particle beam lithography
Patent Number: 6,953,644

Inventors: Egawa; Yoshitaka (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Nishimura; Yasushi (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Signal processor, data processor, and solid state image sensor
Patent Number: 7,595,824

Inventors: Eguchi; Takami (Tokyo, JP), Uzawa; Mitsuru (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Information processing apparatus for retrieving image data similar to an entered image
Patent Number: 7,593,961

Inventors: Eiha; Noriko (Kanagawa, JP), Watanabe; Seiichi (Kanagawa, JP), Hiraki; Yasuhito (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Mold and molding method
Patent Number: 7,594,808

Inventors: Elbers; Jorg-Peter (Fuerstenfeldbruck, DE), Griesser; Helmut (Backnang, DE)
Title: Receiving apparatus and method for electronic noise compensation in phase modulated optical transmission
Patent Number: 8,543,011

Inventors: Elg; Cedric (Gilroy, CA)
Title: Systems and methods for installing a circuit board assembly utilizing an insertion delay latch
Patent Number: 6,952,351

Inventors: Ellis; Louis (St. Anthony, MN), Lafontaine; Daniel M. (Plymouth, MN), Hastings; Roger N. (Maple Grove, MN), DeVore; Lauri (Seattle, WA)
Title: Percutaneous myocardial revascularization device and method
Patent Number: 6,951,557

Inventors: Emanuel; George (Arlington, TX)
Title: Method of treating biological and chemical agents with gas phase, electronically excited states of oxygen
Patent Number: 7,595,020

Inventors: Emberty; Robert George (Tucson, AZ), Klein; Craig Anthony (Tucson, AZ), Winarski; Daniel James (Tucson, AZ)
Title: Failover system for storage area network
Patent Number: 6,952,792

Inventors: Emma; Philip G. (Danbury, CT), Montoye; Robert K. (Austin, TX), Zingher; Arthur R. (White Plains, NY)
Title: Integrated circuit chip package with formable intermediate 3D wiring structure
Patent Number: 6,952,352

Inventors: Endo; Saijiro (Chiba, JP), Suga; Takeshi (Ibaraki, JP), Agata; Jun (Ibaraki, JP)
Title: Heating apparatus, sheet feeding apparatus and image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 6,952,556

Inventors: Endo; Tadao (Saitama, JP)
Title: Radiation imaging apparatus, radiation imaging system, and radiation imaging method
Patent Number: 6,952,464

Inventors: Engargiola; Gregory (El Cerrito, CA), Welch; Wm. J. (Berkeley, CA)
Title: Log-periodic antenna
Patent Number: 6,952,189

Inventors: Epstein; Robert L. (McHenry, IL)
Title: Method and apparatus for correcting off-center laser ablations in refractive surgery
Patent Number: 6,951,556

Inventors: Erbes; John Geddes (Mt. View, CA), Drendel; David Bryan (San Jose, CA)
Title: Method and device for stabilizing a steam dryer assembly in nuclear reactor pressure vessel
Patent Number: 7,596,199

Inventors: Esakov; Michael D. (Inman, SC), Kannankeril; Charles (North Caldwell, NJ), Pillote; Lawrence J. (Southbury, CT), Arora; Atul (Piscataway, NJ)
Title: Mail collection bag
Patent Number: 6,953,148

Inventors: Esmon; Charles T. (Oklahoma City, OK), Xu; Jun (Oklahoma City, OK)
Title: Targeting of molecules to large vessel endothelium using EPCR
Patent Number: 6,953,568

Inventors: Espinosa; Thomas M. (Woodinville, WA)
Title: FASTENER ASSEMBLY SERVING AS A PRODUCT, OR COMBINED WITH OTHER COMPONENTS AS A PRODUCT, ALLOWS AUTOMATIC CONTROLLED MOVEMENTS IN ONE DIRECTION AND PREVENTS MOVEMENTS IN THE OPPOSITE DIRECTION WHEN FORCES ARE APPLIED
Patent Number: 6,951,078

Inventors: Falcou; Gerard (Solies Toucas, FR), Goder; Thierry (La Valette Du Var, FR), Boyer; Fran.cedilla.ois (Toulouse, FR)
Title: Device for weighing an object by lifting which invalidates a weight measurement reading whenever a detected shear force is too great
Patent Number: 6,951,988

Inventors: Fallisgaard; John W. (Seattle, WA), Trefethan; Eugene S. (Fort Myers, FL)
Title: Programmable oscillator circuit
Patent Number: 6,954,113

Inventors: Fan; Chien-Ming (Guangdong, CN)
Title: Conductive contact
Patent Number: 7,594,831

Inventors: Fan; Jian (San Jose, CA), Chao; Hui (San Jose, CA), Chiarabini; Luca (La Jolla, CA)
Title: Segmenting pixels in an image based on orientation-dependent adaptive thresholds
Patent Number: 7,596,265

Inventors: Fan; Zhigang (Webster, NY), Cheng; Hui (Bridgewater, NJ), Rolleston; Robert J. (Rochester, NY)
Title: Method of detecting changes occurring in image editing using watermarks
Patent Number: 6,954,541

Inventors: Fang; Weiwei Lina (Singapore, SG), Yeo; Yee Chia (Singapore, SG), Zhao; Rong (Singapore, SG), Shi; Luping (Singapore, SG)
Title: Memory component having an electrical contact free of a metal layer
Patent Number: 8,541,767

Inventors: Fant, Jr.; Howard W. (Grand Haven, MI), Miller; Craig M. (Jenison, MI), Vanderhoof; Troy I. (Plano, TX), Hutzel; Barry W. (Holland, MI)
Title: Rearview mirror with lighting assembly
Patent Number: 6,951,413

Inventors: Fanucci; Jerome P. (Lexington, MA), Gorman; James J. (Boxborough, MA), McAleenan; Michael (Georgetown, ME)
Title: Hatch or door system for securing and sealing openings in marine vessels
Patent Number: 6,953,001

Inventors: Farahani Samani; Amirhooshang (Lausanne, CH), Hezaveh; Jeyran (Lausanne, CH), Talebi; Ali (Dearborn Heights, MI)
Title: Adaptive digital pre-distortion method and device to enhance the power utility of power amplifiers in wireless digital communication applications
Patent Number: 8,542,062

Inventors: Feldmeier; Daniel R. (Waunakee, WI), Poei; Metty (Wilmette, IL), Lamp; Mary Amanda (Waunakee, WI), Lawless; Brian Patrick (Hawthorn Woods, IL), Doll; Paul Edward (Madison, WI), Dickinson; Edward L. (Littleton, MA), Coppola; Patsy Anthony (Bedford, MA), Guerrera; Stephen K. (Holliston, MA), Smith; David J. (Needham, MA), Abesames; Gregorio Ramon Maramba (North Andover, MA)
Title: Food package for segregating ingredients of a multi-component food product
Patent Number: 8,541,038

Inventors: Ferber; Ralf (Horsham, GB), Zaroli; Christophe (Geispolsheim-Gare, FR)
Title: Attenuating unwanted signal using interferometry techniques
Patent Number: 7,596,055

Inventors: Ferguson; Kevin M. (Beaverton, OR)
Title: Multiple sinusoidal burst frequency measurements
Patent Number: 6,954,707

Inventors: Fernandes; David N. (Pacifica, CA), Chou; Hou-Pu (Sunnyvale, CA), Unger; Marc A. (South San Francisco, CA)
Title: Microfabricated fluidic circuit elements and applications
Patent Number: 6,953,058

Inventors: Fernandez; Dennis S. (Atherton, CA)
Title: Reconfigurable garment definition and production method
Patent Number: 7,593,783

Inventors: Fernandez; Dennis S. (Atherton, CA), Hu; Irene Y. (Belmont, CA)
Title: System design rights management
Patent Number: 8,543,372

Inventors: Ferrari; Forrest K. (Chapel Hill, NC), Xiao; Xiao (Chapel Hill, NC), Samulski; Richard Jude (Chapel Hill, NC)
Title: Helper virus-free AAV production
Patent Number: 6,951,758

Inventors: Ferren; Bran (Beverly Hills, CA), Goodall; Eleanor V. (Seattle, WA), Jung; Edward K. Y. (Bellevue, WA)
Title: Method and system for fluid mediated disk activation and deactivation
Patent Number: 7,596,073

Inventors: Ferrone; Soldano (Buffalo, NY), Luo; Wei (Getzville, NY), Wang; Xinhui (Williamsville, NY)
Title: HLA class II peptide mimics
Patent Number: 7,592,421

Inventors: Filson, II; John R. (Mechanicsburg, PA), Rodriguez; Jesse (Denver, NC)
Title: Ultraviolet reactor
Patent Number: 8,541,758

Inventors: Finch; William R. (Austin, TX)
Title: Method and apparatus for multi-phy communication without an ATM bus master
Patent Number: 7,594,026

Inventors: Fink; Heinz (Krefeld, DE), Appelhans; Ludwig (Krefeld, DE)
Title: Balloon control ring for a textile machine
Patent Number: 7,594,383

Inventors: Fink; Lowell S. (Nice 06300, FR)
Title: Universally compatible, semi-elliptical, vertically deployed sail system for wind--propelled vehicles
Patent Number: 6,953,000

Inventors: Finley, Jr.; John F. (Malvern, AR)
Title: Wild game caller housing
Patent Number: 6,953,378

Inventors: Fischer; Frank (Gomaringen, DE), Hein; Peter (Reutlingen, DE), Graf; Eckhard (Gomaringen, DE)
Title: Method for manufacturing a micromechanical component and a component that is manufactured in accordance with the method
Patent Number: 6,951,824

Inventors: Fischer; Reiner (Monheim, DE), Ullmann; Astrid (Koln, DE), Trautwein; Axel (Bergisch Gladbach, DE), Drewes; Mark Wilhelm (Langenfeld, DE), Erdelen; Christoph (Leichlingen, DE), Lubos-Erdelen, legal representative; Angelika (Leichlingen, DE), Dahmen; Peter (Neuss, DE), Feucht; Dieter (Monheim, DE), Pontzen; Rolf (Leichlingen, DE), Kuck; Karl-Heinz (Langenfeld, DE), Wachendorff-Neumann; Ulrike (Neuwied, DE)
Title: Thiazolyl-substituted carbocyclic 1,3-diones as pesticidal agents
Patent Number: 7,595,404

Inventors: Fischer; Robert L. (El Cerrito, CA), Mizukami; Yukiko (Kensington, CA)
Title: Methods for altering organ mass in plants
Patent Number: 7,595,434

Inventors: Fischer; Wolfgang (Bernstadt, DE), Schmolz; Hubert (Nattheim, DE)
Title: Hydrodynamic 2-speed hydraulic drive
Patent Number: 6,952,981

Inventors: Fisher; Steven W. (Middlesex, NJ), Joziak; Marilou T. (South River, NJ), Sullivan; Richard J. (Somerset, NJ)
Title: Dual component dentinal desensitizing dentifrice
Patent Number: 6,953,817

Inventors: Fishler; Matthew G. (Huntington, NY), Mouchawar; Gabriel A. (Newhall, CA), Kroll; Mark W. (Simi Valley, CA)
Title: System and method of generating an optimal three-step defibrillation waveform for use in an implantable cardioverter/defibrillator (ICD)
Patent Number: 6,954,669

Inventors: Flagg; Michael F. (Newman, GA), Cash, III; John W. (Dallas, GA), Patterson; Rafe T. (Fortson, GA)
Title: Carton magazine with control sensor
Patent Number: 7,594,646

Inventors: Fleckenstein; Melissa Marie (Clark, NJ), Peru; Deborah Ann (Lebanon, NJ), Kinscherf; Kevin Mark (Middletown, NJ), Tavares; Robert (Dunellen, NJ), Murphy; Cynthia (Belle Mead, NJ), Patel; Dipak (Parsippany, NJ), Pettinari; John (Washington, NJ), D'Ambrogio; Robert (Princeton, NJ), Berta; Jodie (Parsippany, NJ), Potanin; Andrei (Hillsborough, NJ)
Title: Process to produce stable suspending system
Patent Number: 8,541,355

Inventors: Flugge; Lisa Ann (Neenah, WI), Branham; Kelly Dean (Winneconnne, WI), Bunyard; William Clayton (DePere, WI), Shannon; Thomas Gerard (Neenah, WI)
Title: Hydrophobically modified cationic acrylate copolymer/polysiloxane blends and use in tissue
Patent Number: 6,951,598

Inventors: Forand; Richard A. (Portland, OR)
Title: Selecting an acoustic model in a speech recognition system
Patent Number: 6,952,674

Inventors: Fortunatow; Mark (Rose Park, AU)
Title: System for schools managing SMS credits using mobile reverse charge technology
Patent Number: 8,543,086

Inventors: Fournillier; Anne (Lyons, FR), Inchauspe; Genevieve (Lyons, FR), Abraham; Jean-Daniel (Strasbourg, FR), Dimitrova-Tchomakov; Maria (Strasbourg, FR), Parnot; Marie (Strasbourg, FR)
Title: Composition comprising the polyprotein NS3/NS4 and the polypeptide NS5B of HCV, expression vectors including the corresponding nucleic sequences and their therapeutic use
Patent Number: 8,541,004

Inventors: Frame; William F. (Hochessin, DE), Kuehl; Gerald E. (Collegeville, PA)
Title: Foldable stairway ladder
Patent Number: 6,951,265

Inventors: Framer; Evelyn (Miami, FL)
Title: Hospital sheet or blanket
Patent Number: 7,594,287

Inventors: Francoeur; Bruno (Beloeil, CA), Couture; Pierre (Boucherville, CA)
Title: Low stray interconnection inductance power converting molecule for converting a DC voltage into an AC voltage, and a method therefor
Patent Number: 6,954,368

Inventors: Frank; Martin M. (Dobbs Ferry, NY)
Title: Metal insulator metal structure with remote oxygen scavenging
Patent Number: 8,541,867

Inventors: Frick; Anders (Iggesund, SE), Engnell; Mats (Iggesund, SE)
Title: Knife for disk chip cutting machines
Patent Number: 6,951,313

Inventors: Friedlander; Steven (San Diego, CA), Hill; Seth (La Mesa, CA), Yi; Hyehoon (Escondido, CA)
Title: Up next video guide for TV video player
Patent Number: 8,544,044

Inventors: Friest; Christoph (Bielefeld, DE), Eichhorn; Georg (Herford, DE), Seifert; Meinolf (Altenbeken, DE), Dopheide; Ralf (Bielefeld, DE)
Title: Multilayer molded element
Patent Number: 6,953,205

Inventors: Frincke; James M. (Carlsbad, CA)
Title: 11-aza, 11-thia and 11-oxa sterol compounds and compositions
Patent Number: 8,541,600

Inventors: Fritz; Rolf (Waldenbuch, DE), Helms; Markus Michael (Boeblingen, DE)
Title: Method and device for parameter independent buffer underrun prevention
Patent Number: 6,952,739

Inventors: Frushour; Robert H. (Ann Arbor, MI)
Title: Polycrystalline diamond composite
Patent Number: 7,595,110

Inventors: Fry; Walter G. (Houston, TX), Diehl; Jeffrey W. (Cypress, TX), Yen; Peter (Houston, TX), Williams; Lester J. (Humble, TX), Massoudian; Fred F. (Spring, TX), Huynh; Long H. (Conroe, TX)
Title: Computer card
Patent Number: 8,543,751

Inventors: Fu; Jianmin (Coquitlam, CA), Hou; Duanjie (Burnaby, CA), Kamboj; Rajender (Burnaby, CA), Kodumuru; Vishnumurthy (Burnaby, CA), Pokrovskaia; Natalia (New Westminster, CA), Raina; Vandna (Burnaby, CA), Sun; Shaoyi (Coquitlam, CA), Sviridov; Serguei (Burnaby, CA), Zhang; Zaihui (Vancouver, CA)
Title: Aminothiazole derivatives as human stearoyl-CoA desaturase inhibitors
Patent Number: 8,541,457

Inventors: Fuchs; Sybille (Frankfurt am Main, DE), Price; Samantha Jane (Twickenham, GB), Hirsch; Uwe Thomas Michael Horst (Griesheim, DE), Kremer; Veronique Marie Josephine (Schwalbach, DE)
Title: Tampon having an oval form after expansion and process for producing the same
Patent Number: 6,953,456

Inventors: Fujii; Hirofumi (Ibaraki, JP), Terada; Yoshio (Ibaraki, JP), Igarashi; Kazumasa (Ibaraki, JP)
Title: Heat-resistant resin
Patent Number: 8,541,099

Inventors: Fujii; Takayuki (Toshima-ku, JP), Yamauchi; Manabu (Kashiwa, JP), Watanabe; Naoto (Abiko, JP), Nishimura; Shunsuke (Toride, JP), Oka; Yushi (Abiko, JP), Miyake; Toshiyuki (Toride, JP), Yokoya; Takashi (Kashiwa, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus for transmitting a control program to a plurality of sheet processing devices, and an image forming system
Patent Number: 7,596,336

Inventors: Fujii; Tatsuya (Nishinomiya, JP)
Title: Dependent power supplying apparatus and electronic instrument
Patent Number: 6,952,619

Inventors: Fujimoto; Hisayoshi (Kyoto, JP), Onishi; Hiroaki (Kyoto, JP), Takakura; Toshihiko (Kyoto, JP), Imamura; Norihiro (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus having an image reading unit and a printing unit on one side of a substrate
Patent Number: 6,952,273

Inventors: Fujita; Akiyoshi (Shizuoka-ken, JP), Numagami; Atsushi (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Ueno; Takahito (Shizuoka-ken, JP)
Title: Electric contact member applying voltage to charger, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 6,954,600

Inventors: Fujita; Kenichi (Shinagawa, JP), Ideura; Katsuji (Shinagawa, JP)
Title: Switch, image transmission apparatus, image transmission method, image display method, image transmitting program product, and image displaying program product
Patent Number: 7,595,770

Inventors: Fujiwara; Joji (Osaka, JP), Tsuneoka; Michiaki (Osaka, JP)
Title: Balun and electronic device using this
Patent Number: 7,595,703

Inventors: Fujiwara; Tsutomu (Naruto, JP), Watanabe; Takeshi (Itano-gun, JP), Horie; Masato (Tokushima, JP)
Title: Human gene
Patent Number: 7,592,438

Inventors: Fukazawa; Akihiko (Fujieda, JP), Minami; Chihiro (Fujieda, JP)
Title: Electrochromic device
Patent Number: 6,952,299

Inventors: Fukui; Yoshifumi (Toyonaka, JP), Sugiyama; Satoshi (Settsu, JP), Takaki; Akira (Kobe, JO)
Title: Silicone polymer particle and silicone composition containing same
Patent Number: 8,541,103

Inventors: Fukuta; Tomonori (Tokyo, JP), Shinohara; Junko (Tokyo, JP), Fujiyama; Naoyuki (Tokyo, JP), Hatano; Yoshiko (Tokyo, JP), Kuno; Tetsuya (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image processing device, image processing method, and information terminal apparatus
Patent Number: 8,542,283

Inventors: Fuller; Margaret T. (Stanford, CA), Hales; Karen G. (Davidson, NC), Santel; Ansgar H. (Berlin, DE)
Title: Mitofusins, Fzo Homologs and functional derivatives thereof
Patent Number: 6,953,680

Inventors: Funabashi; Kazuhiko (Ibaraki, JP), Takano; Nobuhiro (Ibaraki, JP), Ishimaru; Kenro (Ibaraki, JP), Aradachi; Takao (Ibaraki, JP)
Title: Battery charging apparatus
Patent Number: 7,592,780

Inventors: Funada; Tomoyuki (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Semiconductor laser module improved in high frequency response
Patent Number: 7,595,510

Inventors: Funakoshi; Jun (Kawasaki, JP), Yamamoto; Katsuyoshi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: CMOS image sensor for suppressing degradation of spatial resolution and generating compressed image signals
Patent Number: 7,593,047

Inventors: Funato; Hiroki (Hitachinaka, JP), Suga; Takashi (Yokohama, JP), Uesaka; Kouichi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Magnetic field probe apparatus and a method for measuring magnetic field
Patent Number: 7,595,650

Inventors: Funk; Rudiger (Niedernhausen, DE), Pfeiffer; Thomas (Boehl-Iggelheim, DE), Weismantel; Matthias (Jossgrund-Oberndorf, DE), Blei; Stefan (Mannheim, DE), Heide; Wilfried (Freinsheim, DE), Braig; Volker (Weinheim-Lutzelsachsen, DE), Gieger; Thomas (Ludwigshafen, DE), Brockmeyer; Andreas (Alsbach-Hahnlein, DE)
Title: Process for producing water-absorbing particles
Patent Number: 8,541,528

Inventors: Furman; William Nelson (Fairport, NY), Koski; Eric Norman (Fairport, NY)
Title: Method and apparatus for detection of signal without the aid of training sequence
Patent Number: 7,593,488

Inventors: Furusako; Shoji (Tokyo, JP), Nakayama; Kazuyuki (Tokyo, JP), Hosaka; Yoshitaka (Tokyo, JP), Kawahara; Tetsushi (Tokyo, JP), Nakamura; Masaki (Tokyo, JP), Takeuchi; Takashi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Polynucleotide encoding anti-CD14 antibody fusion protein
Patent Number: 8,541,565

Inventors: Furusawa; Kentaro (Tokyo, JP), Mizutani; Natsuhiko (Tokyo, JP), Kuroda; Ryo (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Sensor apparatus
Patent Number: 7,593,111

Inventors: Furuta; Yasuhiro (Shimosuwa-machi, JP)
Title: Image processing method and image processing apparatus using different compression methods
Patent Number: 8,542,932

Inventors: Furuya; Kenji (Brisbane, CA), Johnson-Jackson; Deborah (Canby, CA), Ruscio; Diana Tierra (Martinez, CA)
Title: Deamidated interferon-.beta.
Patent Number: 7,595,040

Inventors: Gaal; Christopher (Mansfield, MA), Sinha; Jaydeep (Norwood, MA)
Title: Ring chuck to hold 200 and 300 mm wafer
Patent Number: 6,954,269

Inventors: Gabor; Erdei (Budapest, HU), Domjan; Laszlo (Budapest, HU), Szarvas; Gabor (Budapest, HU), Koppa; Pal (Veszprem, HU)
Title: Optical head and multiplexing methods for reflection type holographic storage using spatial filtering
Patent Number: 7,595,923

Inventors: Galati; Gaspare (Rome, IT)
Title: Locating system based on noisy type waveforms
Patent Number: 8,542,145

Inventors: Gallagher, III; Raymond J. (Rancho Santa Margarita, CA)
Title: Patternless encryption and decryption system and method
Patent Number: 7,593,525

Inventors: Gao; Yu-Guo (Shenzhen, CN), Hu; Yong-Hui (Shenzhen, CN), Wu; Kai-Kuei (Taipei Hsien, TW), Hsieh; Kun-Chih (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Electromagnetic stylus with auto-switching
Patent Number: 8,542,220

Inventors: Garcia; Douglas J. (Beaverton, OR)
Title: Electrical component handler having self-cleaning lower contact
Patent Number: 7,592,823

Inventors: Gardner; Robb Richard (Cincinnati, OH), Littig; Janet Sue (Fairfield, OH), Sivik; Mark Robert (Mason, OH)
Title: Enhanced fabric comprising substrates and process to provide same
Patent Number: 6,953,485

Inventors: Garg; Ajay (Plano, TX)
Title: Socket
Patent Number: 6,951,156

Inventors: Garney; John I. (Portland, OR), Howard; John S. (Portland, OR)
Title: Transaction scheduling for a bus system in a multiple speed environment
Patent Number: 6,952,429

Inventors: Garrabrant; Gary (Seattle, WA), Brown; John (Lynnwood, WA), Vertatschtisch; Edward (Bellevue, WA), Elliott; Katherine (Seattle, WA)
Title: Digital signal processor update of single channel strength signal
Patent Number: 6,952,571

Inventors: Gaskill; Garold G. (Tualatin, OR), Gavette; Sherman L. (Camas, WA)
Title: System and method for increasing capacity in a noisy communication environment
Patent Number: 6,954,890

Inventors: Gay; Michael J. (Vaud, CH)
Title: Interface for shunt voltage regulator in a contactless smartcard
Patent Number: 6,954,053

Inventors: Gayso; Don W. (Memphis, TN)
Title: Direct flex
Patent Number: 7,594,861

Inventors: Gehrke; Jens (Rancho Palos Verdes, CA), Mirmobin; Parsa (Tucson, AZ), Anghel; Cristian (Oro Valley, AZ), Beatty; Gordon (Tucson, AZ)
Title: Electric boost of turbine engine output power and power control system
Patent Number: 8,543,262

Inventors: Geile; Michael J. (Loveland, OH)
Title: Method and system for training sequences
Patent Number: 7,596,081

Inventors: Geisel; Donald J. (Clifton Park, NY)
Title: Embeddable moisture sensor, measurement device and method of use thereof
Patent Number: 8,542,025

Inventors: Georgis; Nikolaos (San Diego, CA), Carpio; Fredrik (Menifee, CA), Hwang; Paul Jin (Solana Beach, CA)
Title: Super-resolution digital zoom
Patent Number: 8,542,296

Inventors: Gerakoulis; Diakoumis Parissis (Dover, NJ)
Title: Method and apparatus for code division switching
Patent Number: 6,954,440

Inventors: Gerardo; Joseph R. (Victorville, CA)
Title: Adjustable floor bracket article and method
Patent Number: 7,592,542

Inventors: Gerdes; Michael D. (St. Peters, MO), Douglas; Michael W. (St. Peters, MO), Scribner; David M. (St. Charles, MO), Clasquin; Joel (Edwardsville, IL), Feero; William B. (St. Louis, MO)
Title: Vehicle wheel balancer system
Patent Number: 6,952,964

Inventors: Geyer; Werner (Berglen, DE), Fleig; Claus (Ludwigsburg, DE), Schlossarczyk; Jorg (Winnenden, DE)
Title: Two-cycle engine
Patent Number: 6,953,011

Inventors: Ghiran; Mike M. (Lake Orion, MI), Mellas; Spyros P. (Waterford, MI), Crantas; William M. (Highland, MI), Marks; Kevin R. (Durand, MI), Wohlenhaus; Douglas T. (Flushing, MI)
Title: Apparatus for wiper die monitoring
Patent Number: 7,594,417

Inventors: Ghosh; Tirthankar (Oreland, PA), Thomas; Terence M. (Newark, DE), Wang; Hongyu (Wilmington, DE), Ibbitson; Scott A. (Trappe, PA)
Title: Chemical mechanical polishing composition and methods relating thereto
Patent Number: 8,540,893

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: 8,541,521

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: 8,541,522

Inventors: Gil; Joseph (Haifa, IL), Kimmel; Ron (Haifa, IL)
Title: Data filtering apparatus and method
Patent Number: 6,952,502

Inventors: Gill; Hardayal Singh (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for providing a magnetic read sensor having a thin pinning layer and improved magnetoresistive coefficient .DELTA.R/R
Patent Number: 7,593,196

Inventors: Gill; Robert (late of Regina, CA), Gill; Debra Ann Marie (Regina, Saskatchewan, CA)
Title: Recordal of call results in a predictive dialing application
Patent Number: 6,954,529

Inventors: Ginzburg; Boris (Haifa, IL), Fudim; Max (Kiryat Bialik, IL)
Title: Device, system, and method of selectively scanning a wireless communication band
Patent Number: 7,596,371

Inventors: Girard; Jean (Brownsburg-Chatham, Quebec, CA)
Title: Single-leg support
Patent Number: 7,594,696

Inventors: Girardet; Jean-Luc (Aliso Viejo, CA), Hong; Zhi (Chapel Hill, NC), Shaw; Stephanie (Rowland Heights, CA), Koh; Yung-hyo (Irvine, CA)
Title: Substituted thieno[3,2-D]pyrimidines as HIV inhibitors
Patent Number: 7,595,324

Inventors: Girouard; Janice Marie (Austin, TX), Hall; Richard Alan (Round Rock, TX), Marion; Neal Richard (Georgetown, TX), Sparlin; Jeanne Kathleen (Taylor, TX), Wang; Chun-Hsiang (Austin, TX)
Title: Method and apparatus for presenting images in a data processing system
Patent Number: 6,954,548

Inventors: Girshov; Vladimir Leonidovich (St. Petersburg, RU), Podpalkin; Arcady Munjyvich (St. Petersburg, RU), Treschevskiy; Arnold Nikolayevich (St. Petersburg, RU), Abramov; Alexey Alexandrovich (St. Petersburg, RU)
Title: Method for forming consumable electrodes from metallic chip scraps
Patent Number: 6,953,078

Inventors: Gissman; Lutz (Wiesloch, DE), Muller; Martin (Heidelberg, DE), Muller; Hermann (Leipzig, DE)
Title: Chimeric virus-like particle or chimeric capsomers from BPV
Patent Number: 6,953,579

Inventors: Glachant; Mathieu J. R. (Boonton, NJ), Jenkins; Alvin (Ocean City, MD), Ramanathan; Sri (Lutz, FL), Terry; Matthew A. (Dunwoody, GA), Trevathan; Matthew B. (Kennesaw, GA)
Title: Determining points of interest using intelligent agents and semantic data
Patent Number: 8,543,586

Inventors: Gnatenko; Vitaliy I (Kyiv, UA)
Title: Lid for cooking vessel
Patent Number: 7,594,591

Inventors: Goble; E. Marlowe (Logan, UT), Justin; Daniel F. (Logan, UT), Fallin; T. Wade (Hyde Park, UT)
Title: System and method for meniscal repair through a meniscal capsular tunnel
Patent Number: 7,594,922

Inventors: Golding; Peter (Reading, GB), Maccuish; Alistair J (Isle of Skye, GB), Bellamy; Anthony John (Swindon, GB)
Title: Mono amine and diamine derivatives of CL-20
Patent Number: 7,592,448

Inventors: Goldman; Jacob (Haifa, IL)
Title: Gas burner
Patent Number: 6,951,455

Inventors: Golz; Robert E. (Swansea, MA)
Title: Grommeted web section and method of making
Patent Number: 6,953,064

Inventors: Gonzalez; Carlos J. (Los Gatos, CA), Guterman; Daniel C. (Fremont, CA)
Title: Reducing the effects of noise in non-volatile memories through multiple reads
Patent Number: 6,952,365

Inventors: Gorman; Daniel (Roswell, NM), Barkhurst; Kemper (Albuquerque, NM)
Title: Security enclosure for tablet display devices
Patent Number: 8,542,495

Inventors: Goronzy; Silke (Erlangen, DE), Kompe; Ralf (Rottenbach, DE), Hying; Christian (Stuttgart, DE), Valsan; Zica (Stuttgart, DE), Mencl; Robert (Dortmund, DE), Wais; Helmut (Tapfheim, DE), Kemp; Thomas (Esslingen, DE), Torge; Sunna (Freiburg, DE), Emele; Martin (Bad Homburg, DE)
Title: Methods to create a user profile and to specify a suggestion for a next selection of a user
Patent Number: 7,593,921

Inventors: Goto; Masahiro (Tokyo-To, JP)
Title: Converging sheet, surface light source unit, and transmission type display
Patent Number: 7,594,733

Inventors: Gottwald; Dieter (Upper Brookfield, AU)
Title: Method for secure encoding of data
Patent Number: 7,593,579

Inventors: Goyal; Amit (Stone Mountain, GA)
Title: Contextually aware mobile device
Patent Number: 8,543,135

Inventors: Graffi; Kalman (Frankfurt, DE), Hollick; Matthias (Darmstadt, DE), Mogre; Parag Sudhir (Darmstadt, DE), Ziller; Andreas (Munchen, DE)
Title: Method for misbehaviour detection in secure wireless mesh networks
Patent Number: 8,543,809

Inventors: Graham; Morton (Bolton, Lancashire BL5 2RY, GB)
Title: Illuminated device
Patent Number: 6,953,276

Inventors: Graham; Neil Deryck Bray (Cockburn Waters, AU)
Title: Apparatus for assembling a liner
Patent Number: 6,953,307

Inventors: Granat; Stanley M. (Clay, NY)
Title: Reducing output ripple from a switched mode power converter
Patent Number: 7,596,006

Inventors: Gray, Jr.; Charles L. (Pinckney, MI)
Title: Large angle sliding valve plate pump/motor
Patent Number: 7,594,802

Inventors: Greene; Leonard M. (Mamaroneck, NY)
Title: Aircraft brake temperature monitoring system and method
Patent Number: 7,596,434

Inventors: Greenslet; John M. (Saitama, JP), Rhoades; Lawrence J. (Pittsburgh, PA)
Title: Method and apparatus for measuring flow rate through and polishing a workpiece orifice
Patent Number: 6,953,387

Inventors: Greulich; Manuel (Oberwolfach, DE), Vollmar; Gerhard (Meckenheim, DE)
Title: System for determining fault causes
Patent Number: 6,952,658

Inventors: Grieco; Donald M. (Manhassett, NY), Bultan; Aykut (Bayside, NY), Dennean; Charles (Melville, NY), Pan; Jung-Lin (Selden, NY)
Title: Method and apparatus for uplink synchronization in wireless communications
Patent Number: 6,954,447

Inventors: Grigorian; Samuel N. (Fresno, CA)
Title: Apparatus and method for transmitting audio over a dedicated video line
Patent Number: 6,952,237

Inventors: Grijalva; Ramon Lorenzo (Long Beach, CA), Herman; Mark Allen (Poway, CA), Lilly; David Daniel (San Diego, CA)
Title: Frangible electronic sealing security system
Patent Number: 7,595,727

Inventors: Grotewold; Erich (Columbus, OH), Dia; Anusha P (Columbus, OH), Braun; Edward L. (Gainesville, FL)
Title: Transgenic plants with altered levels of phenolic compounds
Patent Number: 7,592,506

Inventors: Grover; Thomas Elgin (Columbus, GA)
Title: Ergonomic drumstick
Patent Number: 7,595,442

Inventors: Gruenfelder; Nicole L. (Baltimore, MD), Nzelibe; Chika N. (Baltimore, MD), Israel; Joshua D. (Baltimore, MD), Brooks, Jr.; Lowry J. (Fallston, MD)
Title: M45 protective mask outlet valve adapter
Patent Number: 7,594,426

Inventors: Gruenwald; David (Allentown, WI)
Title: Surface piercing propeller tunnel
Patent Number: 7,594,835

Inventors: Gruning; Burghard (Essen, DE), Hills; Geoffrey (Essen, DE), Veit; Thomas (Hagen, DE), Weitemeyer; Christian (Essen, DE), Favre-Bulle; Olivier (Nimes, FR), Lefevre; Fabrice (Nimes, FR), Nguyen; Hong-Khanh (Nimes, FR), Ravot; Gilles (Nimes, FR)
Title: Thermostable esterases from thermophilic bacteria
Patent Number: 7,595,181

Inventors: Gu; Bo (North Andover, MA)
Title: Method and system for laser processing targets of different types on a workpiece
Patent Number: 8,541,714

Inventors: Guard; Peter S. (Sammamish, WA)
Title: Efficient cargo liner installation
Patent Number: 6,951,321

Inventors: Gudas; Jean (Pacific Palisades, CA), Jakobovits; Aya (Beverly Hills, CA), Jia; Xiao-Chi (Los Angeles, CA), Morrison; Robert Kendall (Santa Monica, CA), Morrison; Karen Jane Meyrick (Santa Monica, CA), Shao; Hui (Los Angeles, CA), Challita-Eid; Pia M. (Encino, CA), Raitano; Arthur B. (Los Angeles, CA)
Title: Antibodies and related molecules that bind to PSCA proteins
Patent Number: 7,595,379

Inventors: Gulati; Manu (San Francisco, CA), Moll; Laurent R. (San Jose, CA), Keller; James B. (Redwood City, CA)
Title: Receiving data from virtual channels
Patent Number: 7,596,148

Inventors: Gundy; Taylor (Woodland Hills, CA)
Title: Payment system for transactions benefitting charities
Patent Number: 8,543,509

Inventors: Guo; Hua (Selkirk, NY), Todt; Michael L. (Rexford, NY), Yates; John (Glenmont, NY)
Title: Poly(arylene ether) composition with improved melt flow and method for the preparation thereof
Patent Number: 8,541,505

Inventors: Guo; Xian-Qiang (Suzhou, CN), Tang; Chien-Hsing (Suzhou, CN)
Title: Film scanning method
Patent Number: 8,542,914

Inventors: Guo; Zihua (Beijing, CN), Zhu; Wenwu (Basking Ridge, NJ), Zhang; Qian (Beijing, CN), Zhao; Jun (Beijing, CN)
Title: Quality of service differentiation in wireless networks
Patent Number: 7,593,423

Inventors: Gupta; Sandeep K. (Aliso Viejo, CA)
Title: Low power, high SNR, high order delta sigma modulator stage having integrators with pipelined cross coupled input circuits
Patent Number: 6,954,162

Inventors: Gurvich; Mark (Costa Mesa, CA), Rabinovich; Alex (Cypress, CA), He; Jianqing (Cerritos, CA)
Title: Microstrip coupler
Patent Number: 6,952,147

Inventors: Guterman; Daniel C. (Fremont, CA), Samachisa; Gheorghe (San Jose, CA), Fong; Yupin Kawing (Fremont, CA), Harari; Eliyahou (Los Gatos, CA)
Title: EEPROM with split gate source side injection with sidewall spacers
Patent Number: 6,954,381

Inventors: Guthery; Scott B. (Newton, MA)
Title: Integrated circuit devices with steganographic authentication, and steganographic authentication methods
Patent Number: 6,954,855

Inventors: Guyot; Jean-Luc (Gif sur Yvette, FR), Julienne; Bruno (Montrouge, FR), Kerlau; Daniel (Chatenay Malabry, FR), Schiavi; Marc (Igny, FR)
Title: Device for inspecting, sampling or extracting at a precise spot beneath a slab
Patent Number: 6,951,442

Inventors: Ha; Tae-hyeun (Suwon-si, KR), Abdulaev; Rustam (Suwon-si, KR), Sung; Jun-ho (Seoul, KR), Kim; Hyung-rae (Seoul, KR)
Title: Display apparatus and control method of the same
Patent Number: 8,542,197

Inventors: Haas; David J. (Suffern, NY)
Title: Process for visually validating identification badges
Patent Number: 7,594,604

Inventors: Haddix; Thomas R. (Monroe, MI), Francis; Christine (Flat Rock, MI)
Title: Device and method for preventing unwanted oral activity
Patent Number: 7,594,511

Inventors: Hagiwara; Hisahiro (Niigata, JP), Tsubokawa; Norio (Niigata, JP)
Title: Palladium catalyst and process for production of bisaryl compound using same
Patent Number: 8,541,624

Inventors: Haglund; Anders Bertil (Aachen, DE)
Title: Load regulation
Patent Number: 6,954,430

Inventors: Hahn; Ingo (Lohr am Main, DE)
Title: Polyphase motor with optimised running characteristics
Patent Number: 7,592,729

Inventors: Hamada; Shuta (Hachioji, JP), Hamada, legal representative; Akira (Hyogo, JP), Hamada, legal representative; Yoshiko (Hyogo, JP), Kimura; Takenobu (Hachioji, JP), Sato; Yotaro (Hachioji, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus with cleaning unit
Patent Number: 7,593,665

Inventors: Hammond-Smith; Robert (Dammerham, GB), Patrick; John (Poole, GB), May; Alison Linda (Wimborne, GB)
Title: Anisotropic polymer film
Patent Number: 6,953,611

Inventors: Hamprecht; Gerhard (Weinheim, DE), Puhl; Michael (Lampertheim, DE), Wolf; Bernd (Fu.beta.gonheim, DE), Gotz; Norbert (Worms, DE), Keil; Michael (Freinsheim, DE), Reinhard; Robert (Ludwigshafen, DE), Sagasser; Ingo (Dannstadt-Schauernheim, DE), Seitz; Werner (Plankstadt, DE)
Title: Bifunctional phenyl iso(thio)cyanates, processes and intermediates products for their preparation
Patent Number: 8,541,611

Inventors: Han-Oh; Park (Daejon 306-220, KR), Hang-Rae; Kim (Daejon 306-220, KR), Jung-Wook; Ahn (Daejon 306-220, KR), Gu-Young; Song (Daejon 306-220, KR), Gui-Hwan; Oh (Daejon 306-220, KR), Yun-Seok; Cho (Daejon 306-220, KR), Il-Kyu; Choi (Daejon 306-220, KR)
Title: Spotting device for fabricating microarrays of biological samples and spotting pin inserted therein
Patent Number: 6,953,552

Inventors: Han; Sang Hyun (Seoul, KR)
Title: Method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving a message using caller ID
Patent Number: 6,952,469

Inventors: Han; Seung-Do (Hwaseong, KR), Oh; Seung-Suk (Gwangmyeong, KR), Shin; Hyoun-Jeong (Incheon, KR)
Title: Hybrid induction motor
Patent Number: 7,592,730

Inventors: Handley; John C. (Fairport, NY), Buckley; Robert R. (Rochester, NY)
Title: Selective encryption of mixed raster content layers
Patent Number: 6,954,532

Inventors: Hangeland; Jon J. (Morrisville, PA)
Title: Phenyl naphthol ligands for thyroid hormone receptor
Patent Number: 6,951,844

Inventors: Hans; Waldemar (Bamberg, DE)
Title: Fuel injector valve
Patent Number: 6,953,162

Inventors: Hansen, Jr.; Donald W. (Skokie, IL), Webber; Ronald Keith (St. Charles, MO), Pitzele; Barnett S. (Skokie, IL), Sikorski; James (Atlanta, GA), Massa; Mark A. (Ballwin, MO), Hagen; Timothy J. (Gurnee, IL), Grapperhaus; Margaret (Troy, IL), Wang; Lijuan Jane (Wildwood, MO), Bergmanis; Arija A. (Des Plaines, IL), Kramer; Steven W. (Des Plaines, IL), Hallinan; E. Ann (Evanston, IL)
Title: 2-amino-2-alkyl-5 heptenoic and heptynoic acid derivatives useful as nitric oxide synthase inhibitors
Patent Number: 6,951,889

Inventors: Hansen; Christian (Vedbaek, DK), Nilsson; Henrik (Kobenhavn K, DK), Christgau; Stephan (Gentofte, DK), Andersen; Jens E. T. (Vedbaek, DK)
Title: Water-soluble strontium salts for use in treatment of cartilage and/or bone conditions
Patent Number: 8,541,471

Inventors: Hansen; Christian (Vedbaek, DK), Nilsson; Henrik (Kobenhavn, DK), Christgau; Stephan (Gentofte, DK), Andersen; Jens E.T. (Vedbaek, DK)
Title: Water-soluble strontium salts for use in treatment of cartilage and/or bone conditions
Patent Number: 7,595,342

Inventors: Hansen; Christopher J. (Sunnyvale, CA), Trachewsky; Jason A. (Menlo Park, CA)
Title: Radar detection circuit for a WLAN transceiver
Patent Number: 7,593,692

Inventors: Hansen; Jens Peter (Kopenhamn O, DK), Skaarup Jensen; Lars (Vallensbaek, DK)
Title: Method and apparatus for hydration of a particulate or pulverulent material containing CaO, hydrated product, and use of hydrated product
Patent Number: 7,595,037

Inventors: Hansen; Karl C. (Amherst, NH)
Title: System and method for communication with enhanced optical pointer
Patent Number: 6,952,198

Inventors: Hansen; Peder M. (San Diego, CA), Phillips; David B. (La Mesa, CA), Chavez; Jose L. (Chula Vista, CA)
Title: High voltage bushing
Patent Number: 6,951,987

Inventors: Harada; Tomoyuki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Node apparatus and route calculation method
Patent Number: 8,542,687

Inventors: Hare; Casey Patrick (Santa Barbara, CA), Erickson; Andrew Norman (Santa Barbara, CA)
Title: Software synchronization of multiple scanning probes
Patent Number: 6,951,130

Inventors: Harjanto; Andy (Sammamish, WA)
Title: System and method for accessing directory service via an HTTP URL
Patent Number: 6,954,778

Inventors: Harmon; Michael P. (Dunlap, IL)
Title: Valve actuation system for internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 7,594,485

Inventors: Harris; Scott C. (San Diego, CA)
Title: Spam detector defeating system
Patent Number: 6,952,719

Inventors: Harrison; Ronnie M. (Boise, ID)
Title: Method and apparatus for generating a phase dependent control signal
Patent Number: 6,952,462

Inventors: Harrison; Ronnie M. (Boise, ID)
Title: Method and apparatus for generating a sequence of clock signals
Patent Number: 6,954,097

Inventors: Hartell; Mark G. (Laurel, MD), Bhattacharjee; Apurba K. (Silver Spring, MD), Hicks; Rickey P. (Woodbridge, VA), VanHamont; John E. (Fort Meade, MD), Milhous; Wilbur K. (Germantown, MD)
Title: Artemisinins with improved stability and bioavailability for therapeutic drug development and application
Patent Number: 6,951,846

Inventors: Hartmann; Markus (Mauerstetten, DE)
Title: Quick-action locking device for an electric power tool
Patent Number: 6,953,197

Inventors: Hasegawa; Naoya (Niigata-ken, JP)
Title: Magnetic sensing element having second antiferromagnetic layer on edge sections and rear end of a middle section of free magnetic layer
Patent Number: 6,952,328

Inventors: Hasegawa; Tetsuji (Ibaraki, JP), Ota; Hiroyuki (Ibaraki, JP)
Title: Information recording medium
Patent Number: 7,594,241

Inventors: Hashiguchi; Shinji (Shizuoka, JP), Izawa; Satoru (Shizuoka, JP), Kataoka; Hiroshi (Shizuoka, JP), Nihonyanagi; Koji (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus with heater having bias applying portion setting bias based on sheet width
Patent Number: 6,952,538

Inventors: Hashimoto; Sakae (Sagamihara, JP)
Title: Photoelectric conversion device and method for producing photoelectric conversion device
Patent Number: 7,592,645

Inventors: Hasija; John J. (Saline, MI), Advey; Alexander J. (Ypsilanti, MI), Tesfay; Semere T. (Westland, MI), Chidambarakrishnan; Rajesh L. (Canton, MI)
Title: Sealing gap formed by assembled connector parts
Patent Number: 7,594,821

Inventors: Hassan; Abbas (Sugar Land, TX), Bagherzadeh; Ebrahim (Sugar Land, TX), Anthony; Rayford G. (College Station, TX), Borsinger; Gregory (Chatham, NJ), Hassan; Aziz (Sugar Land, TX)
Title: High shear process for cyclohexanol production
Patent Number: 7,592,493

Inventors: Hasselgruber; Andreas (Eberdingen-Nussdorf, DE), Neubrand; Frank (West Bloomfield, MI), Duseck; Richard (Orchard Lake, MI)
Title: Locking arrangement for a movable hardtop vehicle roof
Patent Number: 6,953,217

Inventors: Hata; Yoshiaki (Ashiya, JP), Okamoto; Yasuhiro (Tondabayashi, JP)
Title: Linear actuator
Patent Number: 6,954,023

Inventors: Hattendorf; Michael L. (Beaverton, OR), Brask; Justin K. (Portland, OR), Sandford; Justin S. (Tigard, OR), Kavalieros; Jack (Portland, OR), Metz; Matthew V. (Hillsboro, OR)
Title: Angled implantation for removal of thin film layers
Patent Number: 7,595,248

Inventors: Haugen; David M. (League City, TX)
Title: Joining of tubulars through the use of explosives
Patent Number: 6,953,141

Inventors: Hayama; Akira (Atsugi, JP), Yui; Hideaki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Image display apparatus and television apparatus
Patent Number: 7,592,979

Inventors: Hayashi; Katsumi (Utsunomiya, JP), Kato; Hideo (Utsunomiya, JP)
Title: Fuel cell stack and a method of operating the same
Patent Number: 6,953,632

Inventors: Hayashi; Koji (Settsu, JP), Kinokami; Kenji (Settsu, JP), Momono; Toshiyuki (Settsu, JP)
Title: Freezer apparatus
Patent Number: 7,594,409

Inventors: Hayashihara; Takashi (Toyota, JP), Fukase; Akihiko (Aichi-ken, JP), Kikukawa; Nobuyuki (Okazaki, JP), Ishii; Hakumi (Okazaki, JP)
Title: Pedal device wherein non-operated position of operating portion is adjustable
Patent Number: 6,952,980

Inventors: He; Junfeng (New York, NY), Radhakrishnan; Regunathan (San Bruno, CA), Bauer; Claus (Beijing, CN)
Title: Projection based hashing that balances robustness and sensitivity of media fingerprints
Patent Number: 8,542,869

Inventors: He; Yue-Song (San Jose, CA), Haddad; Sameer (San Jose, CA), Wang; Zhi-Gang (San Jose, CA), Fastow; Richard (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Reduced silicon gouging and common source line resistance in semiconductor devices
Patent Number: 6,953,752

Inventors: Hedges; Bradley (Kingsville, CA)
Title: Soybean variety XB04D04
Patent Number: 6,953,877

Inventors: Hedler; Harry (Germering, DE), Meyer; Thorsten (Dresden, DE), Vasquez; Barbara (Orinda, CA)
Title: Method of producing a semiconductor component having a compliant buffer layer
Patent Number: 6,953,708

Inventors: Heeb; Christian (Minnetonka, MN), Keller; Urs V. (Plymouth, MN)
Title: Process for warm dehulling soya
Patent Number: 7,595,072

Inventors: Heim; Gerd H. (Gladbeck, DE)
Title: Steam-sterilizable blood separating device
Patent Number: 8,540,879

Inventors: Heinrich; Michael C. (Lake Oswego, OR), Corless; Christopher C. (Portland, OR), Fletcher; Jonathan A. (Brookline, MA), Demetri; George D. (Brookline, MA)
Title: Method of detecting a neoplasia associated with an activating platelet derived growth factor receptor alpha (PDGFRA) mutation
Patent Number: 7,595,154

Inventors: Hellstrom; Ake Arvid (Columbus, OH)
Title: Independent measurement of dual sided properties of sheet material
Patent Number: 7,593,106

Inventors: Henderson; Kevin R. (Wooster, OH)
Title: Earthquake resistant equipment rack
Patent Number: 6,951,288

Inventors: Henley; Francois J. (Aptos, CA), Ong; Philip James (Milpitas, CA), Malik; Igor J. (Palo Alto, CA), Kirk; Harry R. (Campbell, CA)
Title: Method and system for fabricating strained layers for the manufacture of integrated circuits
Patent Number: 7,595,499

Inventors: Henning; Steven (Stamford, CT)
Title: Method for aggregating and valuing intellectual property in an exchange
Patent Number: 8,543,481

Inventors: Henocq; Xavier (Melesse, FR), Le Leannec; Fabrice (Mouaze, FR)
Title: Method and device for coding a scalable video stream, a data stream, and an associated decoding method and device
Patent Number: 8,542,735

Inventors: Henriksson; Martin (Stockholm, SE), Homan; Evert (Sollentuna, SE), Johansson; Lars (Stockholm, SE), Vallgarda; Jerk (Uppsala, SE), Williams; Meredith (Singapore, SG), Bercot; Eric A. (Moorpark, CA), Fotsch; Christopher H. (Thousand Oaks, CA), Li; Aiwen (Westlake Village, CA), Cai; Guolin (Thousand Oaks, CA), Hungate; Randall W. (Camarillo, CA), Yuan; Chester Chenguang (Newbury Park, CA), Tegley; Christopher (Thousand Oaks, CA), St. Jean, Jr.; David J. (Camarillo, CA), Han; Nianhe (Thousand Oaks, CA), Huang; Qi (Moorpark, CA), Liu; Qingyian (Camarillo, CA), Bartberger; Michael D. (Sherman Oaks, CA), Moniz; George A. (Cambridge, MA), Frizzle; Matthew J. (Dundas, CA), Marshall; Teresa L. (Stow, MA)
Title: Inhibitors of 11-beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1
Patent Number: 8,541,592

Inventors: Henry; Thomas Russell (Union City, TN), Cunnyngham; Charles Thomas (Tipton, IN)
Title: Maize variety hybrid X13B552W
Patent Number: 8,541,666

Inventors: Herloski; Robert (Webster, NY)
Title: Compound curved concentrator based illuminator
Patent Number: 7,593,143

Inventors: Hermann; Reto (Buttikon, CH), Julisch; Klaus (Bonstetten, CH), Schunter; Matthias (Zurich, CH)
Title: Integrity verification using a peripheral device
Patent Number: 8,544,092

Inventors: Herrmann; Bob (Spring Lake, MI), Daley; Howard (Zeeland, MI)
Title: Structural unit, specifically a door including an injected molded frame
Patent Number: 6,952,899

Inventors: Heselhaus; Udo (Ibbenburen, DE)
Title: Top for a convertible vehicle
Patent Number: 7,594,689

Inventors: Hetzel; Asmus (Berlin, DE)
Title: Block interstitching using local preferred direction architectures, tools, and apparatus
Patent Number: 7,594,196

Inventors: Heyder; Martin (Buehl, DE)
Title: Electric machine comprising an axial spring-loaded element
Patent Number: 7,592,726

Inventors: Hickey; Robert (Okemos, MI), Basu; Rahul (Naperville, IL), Datta; Rathin (Chicago, IL), Tsai; Shih-Perng (Naperville, IL)
Title: Method of conversion of syngas using microorganism on hydrophilic membrane
Patent Number: 8,541,214

Inventors: Hidaka; Kiyoshi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Plain display apparatus, display control circuit and display control method, that divide plural signal lines in blocks
Patent Number: 7,595,793

Inventors: Higashi; Mitsuhiro (Wakayama, JP), Tanaka; Masamitsu (Wakayama, JP), Ekawa; Kenji (Wakayama, JP)
Title: Orthoalkylation catalyst for phenol and process for producing orthoalkylated phenol with use thereof
Patent Number: 6,951,966

Inventors: Higashi; Norihiro (Osaka, JP)
Title: Video display device and video display method
Patent Number: 7,593,062

Inventors: Higashikawa; Makoto (Kyotanabe, JP)
Title: Substrate with transparent conductive layer, and photovoltaic element
Patent Number: 6,951,689

Inventors: Higashino; Hiroyuki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Optical disc drive and recording method
Patent Number: 8,542,562

Inventors: Hilby; Timothy R. (San Mateo, CA)
Title: Synthetic vibration isolation system for freefall gravimeter
Patent Number: 8,543,350

Inventors: Hirabayashi; Takeshi (Aichi, JP)
Title: Apparatus for inputting coordinates
Patent Number: 6,952,202

Inventors: Hirai; Akira (Tokyo, JP), Morishita; Masakazu (Tokyo, JP), Yamazaki; Tatsuya (Tokyo, JP), Kobayashi; Isao (Tokyo, JP), Tsujii; Osamu (Tokyo, JP), Tamura; Toshikazu (Tokyo, JP), Nonaka; Hideki (Tokyo, JP), Ishii; Takamasa (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Radiographic apparatus
Patent Number: 6,952,465

Inventors: Hirai; Fumiyasu (Ibaraki, JP), Furuyoshi; Shigeo (Kobe, JP)
Title: Adsorbent for peptidoglycan and method and apparatus for adsorptively removing peptidoglycan
Patent Number: 6,951,644

Inventors: Hirai; Hideaki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Objective lens, optical pickup, and optical information processing apparatus using the same
Patent Number: 7,596,071

Inventors: Hirai; Kinji (Kanagawa, JP), Fukada; Hisayuki (Shizuoka, JP), Osada; Yuuji (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Vertical injection machine using gravity feed
Patent Number: 6,951,238

Inventors: Hirano; Satoshi (Tokyo, JP), Yasui; Masaru (Kobe, JP), Kamiya; Takeo (late of Kobe, JP), Miyazaki; Akihiko (Kawasaki, JP), Hagino; Shuji (Kobe, JP)
Title: Liquid crystal display device
Patent Number: 6,954,191

Inventors: Hiraoka; Hidenori (Kobe, JP), Fujisawa; Koichi (Kobe, JP)
Title: Method for manufacturing golf ball
Patent Number: 7,595,016

Inventors: Hirasaka; Yoshihiro (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Ohta; Mutsuro (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Deguchi; Takaaki (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: System and method of constraining vibration in a disk drive unit and motor device
Patent Number: 6,952,323

Inventors: Hirata; Satoshi (Ibaraki, JP), Kondo; Seiji (Ibaraki, JP), Amano; Takaichi (Ibaraki, JP), Yokouchi; Tadashi (Ibaraki, JP), Kunikawa; Akira (Ibaraki, JP)
Title: Method and system for continuously manufacturing liquid crystal display device
Patent Number: 8,541,250

Inventors: Hirata; Takaaki (Tokyo, JP), Maeda; Minoru (Tokyo, JP), Takai; Hironori (Tokyo, JP), Saitou; Hiroki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Wavelength monitor using interference signals
Patent Number: 7,595,886

Inventors: Hirayama; Shuichi (Osaka, JP)
Title: Boot liner
Patent Number: 6,952,891

Inventors: Hishinuma; Kazuo (Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa 212-0054, JP)
Title: Method of designing a heat seal width
Patent Number: 6,952,959

Inventors: Hitomi; Atsushi (Tokyo, JP), Kubo; Keiko (Tokyo, JP), Kawaguchi; Yukio (Tokyo, JP), Sugiura; Kei (Tokyo, JP), Kuwahara; Tsuneo (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Sintered body, magnetic head slider, and method of manufacturing sintered body
Patent Number: 7,595,274

Inventors: Hiwaki; Hideharu (Kadoma, JP), Asano; Yoshinari (Kusatsu, JP), Kataoka; Hisakazu (Takefu, JP), Hashimoto; Sunao (Moriguchi, JP), Okuyama; Shinichi (Takefu, JP), Murakami; Hiroshi (Suita, JP)
Title: Motor
Patent Number: 6,952,064

Inventors: Hock; Koh Tuang (Taipei, TW)
Title: Cabinet for receiving and charging power to notebook computers
Patent Number: 7,595,995

Inventors: Hockaday; Robert G. (Los Alamos, NM), Turner; Patrick S. (Los Alamos, NM), Bradford; Zachary R. (Los Alamos, NM), DeJohn; Marc D. (Los Alamos, NM), Navas; Carlos J. (Santa Fe, NM), Uhrich; F. Wade (Los Alamos, NM), Vaz; Heathcliff L. (Los Alamos, NM), Vazul; L. Luke (Clearwater, FL)
Title: Catalytic hydrogen vent filter for batteries
Patent Number: 6,953,637

Inventors: Hodess; David (Los Angeles, CA), Suh; Jung (Santa Monica, CA), Spector; Sean E. (Sherman Oaks, CA)
Title: System and apparatus for protecting digital media
Patent Number: 6,951,279

Inventors: Hodgson; Thomas Scott (Holland, MI), Pacheco; Kathleen M. (Holland, MI), Spoerre; Steven M. (Holland, MI), Arendsen; Randy L. (Zeeland, MI), Vonderwell; Art (Hilliard, MI), Jones; Bryan T. (Holland, MI), Bussis; Mark J. (Hudsonville, MI), Tindall; Rodney J. (Zeeland, MI), Hicks; Theron J. (Grand Rapids, MI), Wernicke; Chad (Holland, MI), Thieme; Bryan (Grand Rapids, MI)
Title: Lighting devices
Patent Number: 8,541,947

Inventors: Hofbauer; Peter (West Bloomfield, MI)
Title: Opposed piston opposed cylinder free piston engine
Patent Number: 6,953,010

Inventors: Hoijer; Johan-Carl (Malmo, SE), Obel; Martin (Danderyd, SE)
Title: Implantable heart stimulator or which identifies the origin of heart signals
Patent Number: 6,954,671

Inventors: Holden; Russell (Boxborough, MA), Spencer; William A (Westford, MA)
Title: Minimizing replication search on failover
Patent Number: 8,543,545

Inventors: Hommeltoft; Sven Ivar (Pleasant Hill, CA), Thellefsen; Morten (Hillerod, DK)
Title: Process for the recovery of sulfuric acid
Patent Number: 7,595,035

Inventors: Honda; Yasuyuki (Yokohama, JP), Iwashina; Shigeru (Yokohama, JP), Takeuchi; Nobuo (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Short message service management system, short message forwarding device, short message forwarding manner definition information supply device, and short message forwarding method
Patent Number: 8,543,145

Inventors: Hong; Liubo (San Jose, CA), Barr; Ronald A. (Mountain View, CA), Zhou; Dashun Steve (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Ultra-short yoke and ultra-low stack height writer and method of fabrication
Patent Number: 6,954,332

Inventors: Hong; Sang-Pyo (Yongin-si, KR), Lee; Jung-Hwa (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Memory core with single contacts and semiconductor memory device having the same
Patent Number: 7,593,282

Inventors: Hong; Seung-Heun (Seoul, KR), Jung; Joon-Wook (Seoul, KR)
Title: Data communication system and method using a wireless terminal
Patent Number: 8,543,657

Inventors: Hongou; Masayuki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Integrated circuit device including a spectrum spread clock generator, method for controlling the device, and ink-jet recording apparatus including the device
Patent Number: 7,596,166

Inventors: Hood; Mark Jeffrey (Memphis, TN), Hicks; John D. (Greenville, MS)
Title: Soybean variety XB58Z04
Patent Number: 6,953,878

Inventors: Hooper; Donald F. (Shrewsbury, MA), Adiletta; Matthew J. (Worcester, MA), Wolrich; Gilbert M. (Framingham, MA)
Title: Multi-threaded sequenced receive for fast network port stream of packets
Patent Number: 6,952,824

Inventors: Hopkins; Gregory (Logan, UT), Crowther; Blake (Preston, ID), Johnson; Kendall (Richmond, UT), Griffiths; Vaughn A. (North Logan, UT)
Title: Kinematic optic mount
Patent Number: 8,542,450

Inventors: Horch; Andrew (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Deep trench isolation for thyristor-based semiconductor device
Patent Number: 6,953,953

Inventors: Hori; Kazuto (Daito, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 7,595,813

Inventors: Horisberger; Ronny-Patrick (Burgdorf, CH), Wyss; Martin (Konolfingen, CH)
Title: Catheter head with catheter drain in discrete rotational positions
Patent Number: 7,594,902

Inventors: Horiuchi; Tetsuya (Tokyo, JP)
Title: X-ray CT Apparatus and exposure dose calculating method
Patent Number: 6,954,513

Inventors: Horner; Rob (San Diego, CA), Bermeo; Dennis (San Diego, CA)
Title: EPC tapered slot antenna method
Patent Number: 7,592,962

Inventors: Horng; Alex (Kaohsiung, TW)
Title: Lamp with heat dissipater
Patent Number: 8,541,932

Inventors: Horovitz; Sorel (Nes Ziona, IL)
Title: Method and apparatus for finding the next free bit in a register
Patent Number: 7,593,976

Inventors: Horowitz; Kenneth A. (Palm Beach, FL)
Title: Financial activity based on tropical weather events
Patent Number: 7,593,883

Inventors: Horton; Jeffrey B. (Oklahoma City, OK)
Title: Apparatus and method for determining valve recession
Patent Number: 7,594,432

Inventors: Hoshi; Koji (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Zoom lens system and camera having the same
Patent Number: 7,595,936

Inventors: Hosoi; Shinichiro (Tokyo, JP), Chikugo; Youichi (Abiko, JP)
Title: Image forming system
Patent Number: 8,543,047

Inventors: Hosono; Mirei (Kanagawa, JP), Tsuchimoto; Kazunari (Kanagawa, JP), Ohzeki; Hideki (Kanagawa, JP), Ueda; Tetsuo (Kanagawa, JP), Yoneda; Isao (Kanagawa, JP), Ishibashi; Kazuyuki (Kanagawa, JP), Uchida; Hiroshi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Disk drive device and method for error recovery procedure therefor
Patent Number: 7,595,955

Inventors: Howard; Michael L. (Sandy, UT), Harper, Jr.; William R. (Salt Lake City, UT)
Title: Electronic device that uses a pager network for remote reprogramming of the device
Patent Number: 6,954,850

Inventors: Hrubes; Franz (Rotthalmunster, DE), Schallmoser; Gunter (Ruhstorf, DE)
Title: Contactless eddy current sensor and process for detecting test objects
Patent Number: 7,592,804

Inventors: Hsiao; Cheng-Fang (Sijhih, TW), Tsai; I-Sung (Jhunan Township, Miaoli County, TW)
Title: Built-in multidriver device for a camera zoom lens
Patent Number: 7,593,630

Inventors: Hsiao; Cheng-Fang (Tu-Cheng, TW), Zhou; Bing (Shenzhen, CN), Hong; Chien-Long (Tu-Cheng, TW), Huang; Ching-Hsing (Tu-Cheng, TW), Yu; Fong-Tan (Tu-Cheng, TW)
Title: Auto-focusing camera
Patent Number: 7,596,309

Inventors: Hsieh; Kuan-Hong (Tu-chen, TW)
Title: System and method for controlling volume with a single knob
Patent Number: 7,596,233

Inventors: Hsieh; Kuan-Hong (Tu-Cheng, TW)
Title: Apparatus and method for adjusting sound volume for televisions and other audio systems
Patent Number: 7,596,232

Inventors: Hsieh; Kuang-Yung (Chungching, CN)
Title: Circuit board mounted electrical connector
Patent Number: 6,951,488

Inventors: Hsieh; Ming-Chih (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Charger control circuit with automatic polarity selection
Patent Number: 7,592,781

Inventors: Hsiung; Ming-Chun (Shindian, TW)
Title: Key assembly and electronic device using key assembly
Patent Number: 8,542,482

Inventors: Hsu; Cheng-Chung (Taipei, TW)
Title: Modularized electronic device assembly architecture
Patent Number: 6,954,940

Inventors: Hsu; Hsiu-Wen (Sinfong Township, Hsinchu County, TW)
Title: Method of forming a semiconductor device having a capacitor and a resistor
Patent Number: 7,592,658

Inventors: Hsu; Yimin (Sunnyvale, CA), Santini; Hugo Alberto Emilio (San Jose, CA), Smith; Neil (San Jose, CA), Williams; Mason Lamar (San Jose, CA)
Title: High data rate write head
Patent Number: 6,952,326

Inventors: Hu; Ke-You (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Circuit for regulating timing sequence
Patent Number: 7,594,130

Inventors: Hu; Qingying (Clifton Park, NY), Azer; Magdi Naim (Niskayuna, NY), Harding; Kevin George (Niskayuna, NY), Deaton, Jr.; John Broddus (Niskayuna, NY), Tewari; Sudhir Kumar (West Chester, OH)
Title: Profilometry apparatus and method of operation
Patent Number: 7,595,894

Inventors: Hu; Shane Ching-Feng (Fremont, CA)
Title: Static content addressable memory cell
Patent Number: 6,952,359

Inventors: Huang; Chun-Chieh (Taipei, TW), Ke; Chau-Yuan (Ping Tung County, TW)
Title: Optical actuator
Patent Number: 7,595,944

Inventors: Huang; Daniel (Feng-Yuan City, Taichung Hsien, TW)
Title: Non-inflation adapter for prompt engagement with a shank of a screw driver and a handle
Patent Number: 6,953,196

Inventors: Huang; Huang-Chou (Taipei, TW)
Title: SIM card seat assembly
Patent Number: 6,951,470

Inventors: Huang; Qin (Blacksburg, VA), Zhou; Xigen (Blacksburg, VA), Xu; Zhenxue (Blacksburg, VA)
Title: Solid-state DC circuit breaker
Patent Number: 6,952,335

Inventors: Huang; Tzu Hsin (San Jose, CA), Tsau; Liming (Irvine, CA), Chen; Vincent (Newport Coast, CA)
Title: Metal bond pad for integrated circuits allowing improved probing ability of small pads
Patent Number: 6,952,053

Inventors: Hudon; Lawrence P. (Hinsdale, NH)
Title: Needle protection device for use with a vial
Patent Number: 6,951,551

Inventors: Hug; Karl (Uberlingen-Birkendorf, DE)
Title: Apparatus for assessing a moving object
Patent Number: 8,542,367

Inventors: Huh; Moon Young (Seoul, KR)
Title: Multi-function face protector
Patent Number: 7,594,278

Inventors: Humer; Johannes (Vienna, AT), Mayer; Bernd (Vienna, AT), Muster; Thomas (Vienna, AT), Waltenberger; Andrea (Horn, AT)
Title: Antibodies specific for the melanoma-associated endogenous retrovirus (MERV) envelope glycoprotein
Patent Number: 8,541,553

Inventors: Hung; Yung-Hui (Taipei, TW), Lee; Cheng-Pi (Taipei, TW), Li; Kun-Long (Taipei, TW)
Title: Optical recording media and method of forming a printable layer thereon
Patent Number: 8,541,088

Inventors: Hunsaker; Darryl Mark (Columbia, MO)
Title: Vehicle insurance status display system
Patent Number: 8,543,424

Inventors: Hurt; James Y. (San Diego, CA), Howard; Michael A. (San Diego, CA), Fuchs; Robert J. (San Diego, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for coding bits of data in parallel
Patent Number: 6,954,885

Inventors: Husted; Paul (Palo Alto, CA), McFarland; William J. (Los Altos, CA), Zhang; Xiaoru (Sunnyvale, CA), Thompson; John (Union City, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for physical layer radar pulse detection and estimation
Patent Number: 6,954,171

Inventors: Hutin; Pierre (Lyons, FR), Muller; Benoit (Lyons, FR), Steele; Christopher Richard (Lyons, FR), Perez; Joseph (Lyons, FR), Genix; Pierre (Lyons, FR)
Title: 4-substituted-picolinic acid amide derivatives useful as fungicides
Patent Number: 6,953,807

Inventors: Hwang; Bo Hyun (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Kwon; Jung Sun (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Kim; Jung Hyun (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Kong; Seung Kon (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Lee; Jae Shin (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Sung; Joon Youp (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: LED driving device
Patent Number: 8,541,953

Inventors: Hwang; Ji Hyun (Kyungki-do, KR), Kim; Do Hyun (Kyoungki-do, KR), Hwang; Sang Yeon (Kyoungki-do, KR)
Title: Feeder for surface mounting device
Patent Number: 7,594,592

Inventors: Hwang; Mi Sun (Gyunggi-do, KR), Lee; Jae Joon (Gyunggi-do, KR), Kang; Myung Sam (Gyunggi-do, KR)
Title: Printed circuit board and method of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 8,541,096

Inventors: Hyde; Andrew M. (Nashville, TN)
Title: Flap board book construction
Patent Number: 6,951,352

Inventors: I; Sunki (Kanagawa, JP), Inoue; Takao (Kanagawa, JP), Mori; Kouichi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Exhaust system and control method for an internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 7,594,391

Inventors: Ide; Shigeo (Yanamashi-ken, JP), Kani; Toshiaki (Fukuroi, JP)
Title: Plasma display panel unit
Patent Number: 6,954,186

Inventors: Ido; Shigeru (Shijonawate, JP), Onishi; Naoki (Hirakata, JP), Kanda; Takashi (Hirakata, JP)
Title: Electronic ballast for a discharge lamp
Patent Number: 6,954,038

Inventors: Igi; Nobuhiro (Kanagawa, JP), Kato; Motoki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Video signal coding method and video signal encoder
Patent Number: 7,593,463

Inventors: Ihara; Koji (Chiba, JP), Kuribayashi; Atsushi (Kanagawa, JP), Yamamoto; Tatsuya (Chiba, JP), Sahara; Hitomi (Tokyo, JP), Tsukada; Takeshi (Kanagawa, JP), Watanabe; Yoshinori (Aichi, JP)
Title: Navigation device, map displaying method and image display device
Patent Number: 6,954,696

Inventors: Iizuka; Shogo (Yokohama, JP), Hosoi; Shigeru (Yokohama, JP), Hoshino; Kazuki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Noise segment/speech segment determination apparatus
Patent Number: 6,952,670

Inventors: Ikeda; Katsumi (Miyagi, JP)
Title: Charge coupled device having diverged channel
Patent Number: 7,595,517

Inventors: Ikeda; Kotaro (Susono, JP), Kusakari; Toshiaki (Susono, JP), Kume; Hideaki (Gotemba, JP), Ikogi; Yoshihiro (Mishima, JP), Kobayashi; Noriyuki (Susono, JP), Hasegawa; Hikaru (Susono, JP)
Title: Apparatus for estimating fuel-cell hydrogen concentration and fuel cell system
Patent Number: 8,542,026

Inventors: Ikeda; Shiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Method for concentrating water-soluble organic material
Patent Number: 7,594,981

Inventors: Ikeda; Shunichiro (Yokohama, JP), Takeichi; Shinya (Kawasaki, JP), Fujisawa; Jun (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Digital camera, image output method, and program for outputting selected image data
Patent Number: 7,593,045

Inventors: Ikeda; Sotomitsu (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Contents information output system and contents information output method
Patent Number: 7,594,115

Inventors: Ikegami; Takefumi (Wako, JP), Kato; Shingo (Wako, JP), Sunaga; Yoshihiro (Wako, JP)
Title: Power output apparatus
Patent Number: 8,543,274

Inventors: Ikegami; Tetsuma (Yokohama, JP), Miyamoto; Matsutaro (Chigasaki, JP), Kawasaki; Hiroyuki (Chigasaki, JP)
Title: Turbo-molecular pump
Patent Number: 6,953,317

Inventors: Ikemoto; Takumi (Yokohama, JP), Saika; Nobuyuki (Yokosuka, JP), Ishikawa; Yuuichi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: File storage control device and method
Patent Number: 7,594,084

Inventors: Ikeuchi; Atsuhiko (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Method and system for optical proximity correction
Patent Number: 6,952,818

Inventors: Ikezawa; Mitsuru (Sagamihara, JP), Kobayashi; Ikuko (Kawasaki, JP), Kimura; Shinji (Sagamihara, JP), Nagami; Akihisa (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Management of access to storage area of storage system
Patent Number: 7,594,070

Inventors: Im; Ki-Ju (Yongin, KR)
Title: Organic light-emitting display
Patent Number: 8,541,784

Inventors: Imai; Shinji (Kasei-machi, JP)
Title: Image recording medium and method of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 6,953,945

Inventors: Imai; Takehito (Fujisawa, JP), Suzuki; Tsuneo (Fujisawa, JP), Gabe; Masashi (Fujisawa, JP), Ochi; Naofumi (Fujisawa, JP)
Title: Regenerative control method for continuous regenerative diesel particulate filter device
Patent Number: 6,952,918

Inventors: Imamoto; Yoshiharu (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Data processing apparatus, data processing system, and method for controlling the same
Patent Number: 8,543,840

Inventors: Inada; Yohichi (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Apparatus, method and program for compressing information
Patent Number: 7,593,583

Inventors: Inoishi; Hideki (Fukushima, JP)
Title: Communicating apparatus and communicating system
Patent Number: 8,542,382

Inventors: Inoue; Atsuo (Isesaki, JP), Tsuboi; Masato (Isesaki, JP), Adachi; Hiromitsu (Wako, JP), Kubota; Masamichi (Wako, JP), Ikura; Hiroshi (Wako, JP), Watanabe; Hideki (Wako, JP)
Title: Air conditioning systems for vehicles, comprising such air conditioning systems, and methods for driving hybrid compressors of such air conditioning systems
Patent Number: 6,952,929

Inventors: Inui; Toshiharu (Kanagawa, JP), Mizoguchi; Yoshito (Kanagawa, JP), Kaneko; Takumi (Tokyo, JP), Arai; Atsushi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Ink jet printing apparatus and ink jet printing method
Patent Number: 6,951,382

Inventors: Inuiya; Masafumi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Solid-state imaging device, imaging apparatus, and method for manufacturing solid-state imaging device
Patent Number: 8,541,730

Inventors: Inukai; Fumihito (Kyoto, JP), Yokoyama; Akio (Ibaraki, JP), Kobayashi; Hitoshi (Hirakata, JP)
Title: Cascade delta-sigma modulator
Patent Number: 6,954,161

Inventors: Isaji; Osamu (Hyogo, JP), Kajioka; Hideki (Hyogo, JP), Hatanaka; Norihiko (Hyogo, JP)
Title: Radar apparatus for automobile, attachment direction adjuster and attachment direction adjusting method for radar apparatus
Patent Number: 6,954,174

Inventors: Ishida; Yoshihiro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus and method therefor
Patent Number: 7,593,585

Inventors: Ishihama; Yoshiyuki (Mie, JP), Sugano; Toshihiko (Mie, JP), Yamazaki; Masayuki (Kanagawa, JP), Obata; Kou (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Ethylene polymers
Patent Number: 6,953,831

Inventors: Ishihara; Tohru (Fukuoka, JP), Fallah; Farzan (San Jose, CA)
Title: Improving performance of a processor having a defective cache
Patent Number: 7,594,145

Inventors: Ishii; Katsuhiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Transmission circuit and unnecessary radiant wave suppression method
Patent Number: 6,952,566

Inventors: Ishii; Satoshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Wavelength dispersion compensator and optical transmission line
Patent Number: 6,952,509

Inventors: Ishikawa; Atsushi (Minamiashigara, JP), Matsumoto; Yoshiko (Minamiashigara, JP), Takamoto; Kenichi (Odawara, JP)
Title: Storage sub-system having expanded data read
Patent Number: 6,954,769

Inventors: Ishikawa; Naoki (Kawasaki, JP), Tsuneno; Tatsuro (Inagi, JP), Kira; Hidehiko (Kawasaki, JP), Kobayashi; Hiroshi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: IC chip mounting method for mounting two or more IC chips by sequentially transferring the IC chips sucked onto a first roller to a second roller and mounting the IC chips transferred to the second roller on a traveling base
Patent Number: 7,595,219

Inventors: Ishikawa; Shuhei (Handa, JP), Mitsui; Tsutomu (Chita-Gun, JP), Suzuki; Ken (Handa, JP), Nakayama; Nobuaki (Tokai, JP), Takeuchi; Hiroyuki (Handa, JP), Yasui; Seiji (Handa, JP)
Title: Composite material
Patent Number: 6,953,539

Inventors: Ishikura; Hisashi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Face portion detecting apparatus
Patent Number: 6,952,498

Inventors: Ishizaka; Nobuhiro (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Recording apparatus, data processing method for recording apparatus, and recording system
Patent Number: 7,593,129

Inventors: Islam; Mujahid (Cambridge, GB)
Title: Logic circuits using polycrystalline semiconductor thin film transistors
Patent Number: 6,954,084

Inventors: Isley; Kenneth (Fogelsville, PA)
Title: Apparatus and method for fractional processing of cells in a communications system
Patent Number: 7,596,147

Inventors: Isley; Reggald E. (Grande Prairie, CA)
Title: Walking beam suspension for tracked vehicle
Patent Number: 6,951,260

Inventors: Isogai; Kazunori (Kyoto-fu, JP)
Title: Field effect transistor and an operation method of the field effect transistor
Patent Number: 7,592,659

Inventors: Ito; Junichi (Hachioji, JP)
Title: Electronic image pick-up apparatus and method of adjusting the focal position thereof
Patent Number: 6,954,233

Inventors: Ito; Katsuhiko (Saitama, JP), Arai; Dai (Saitama, JP)
Title: Swash plate type servo device for a plunger hydraulic unit
Patent Number: 6,951,164

Inventors: Ito; Mamoru (Kanagawa, JP), Kobayashi; Kimio (Kanagawa, JP), Nakahata; Tatsutoshi (Kyoto, JP), Tsuji; Koichiro (Tokyo, JP), Habu; Sonoko (Tokyo, JP), Koyanagi; Yoshio (Chiba, JP), Yamamoto; Naoki (Tokyo, JP), Sugamura; Kazuo (Miyagi, JP), Ando; Kiyoshi (Kanagawa, JP), Nomura; Tatsuji (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Production of human antibodies using NOD/SCID/.gamma..sub.c.sup.null mice
Patent Number: 8,541,033

Inventors: Ito; Masamoto (Saitama, JP), Tamura; Kenji (Saitama, JP)
Title: Headlight apparatus
Patent Number: 6,951,417

Inventors: Ito; Norio (Aichi-ken, JP), Niwa; Mikio (Aichi-ken, JP)
Title: Clamp device for connection
Patent Number: 7,594,304

Inventors: Ito; Seigo (Hanno, JP), Kubo; Masao (Kawagoe, JP)
Title: Method of determining recording area of multi-layer optical disc, and recording and playback apparatus
Patent Number: 7,593,303

Inventors: Ito; Wataru (Kodaira, JP), Fujii; Miyuki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Object tracking method and object tracking apparatus
Patent Number: 7,596,240

Inventors: Ito; Yoshihiro (Saitama, JP), Ohkubo; Keiji (Saitama, JP)
Title: Imaging apparatus with camera shake compensation
Patent Number: 7,593,628

Inventors: Ito; Yujiro (Kanagawa, JP), Suto; Hidekazu (Tokyo, JP), Takemoto; Shinji (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Autofocus device method
Patent Number: 7,593,053

Inventors: Ivarie; Robert D. (Watkinsville, GA), Andacht; Tracy M. (Athens, GA)
Title: Avian mago nashi gene
Patent Number: 6,951,736

Inventors: Ivashchenko; Andrey Alexandrovich (Moscow, RU), Ivachtchenko; Alexandre Vasilievich (Encinitas, CA), Tkachenko; Sergey Yevgenievich (San Diego, CA), Frolov; Evgueni Borisovich (San Diego, CA), Mitkin; Oleg Dmitrievich (Moscow Region, RU), Kravchenko; Dmitri Vladimirovich (Moscow Region, RU), Okun; Ilya Matusovich (San Diego, CA), Savchuk; Nikolay Filippovich (Rancho Santa Fe, CA), Lavrovsky; Yan (San Diego, CA)
Title: Substituted 2,3,4,5-tetrahydro-1H-pyrido[4,3-b]indoles, methods for the production and use thereof
Patent Number: 8,541,437

Inventors: Iversen; Christian Rye (Vestbjerg, DK), Muthukrishnan; Swaminathan (Greensboro, NC), Peachey; Nathaniel (Oak Ridge, NC)
Title: On-chip ESD protection circuit for radio frequency (RF) integrated circuits
Patent Number: 7,593,204

Inventors: Iwanaga; Takehiko (Tochigi, JP)
Title: Scanning exposure apparatus
Patent Number: 6,954,259

Inventors: Iwane; Masaaki (Nara, JP), Saito; Tetsuro (Kanagawa, JP), Shoji; Tatsumi (Kanagawa, JP), Iwakami; Makoto (Kanagawa, JP), Yoshino; Takehito (Kyoto, JP), Nishida; Shoji (Nara, JP), Ukiyo; Noritaka (Nara, JP), Mizutani; Masaki (Nara, JP)
Title: Wafer cassette, and liquid phase growth system and liquid-phase growth process which make use of the same
Patent Number: 6,953,506

Inventors: Iwasaki; Norie (Fujisawa, JP), Masuda; Koichi (Yokohama, JP), Minoura; Tadaaki (Yamato, JP), Nakamura; Tomokazu (Kawasaki, JP), Sohda; Takeshi (Sagamihara, JP), Tsuda; Takahiro (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Saving log data using a disk system as primary cache and a tape library as secondary cache
Patent Number: 8,543,760

Inventors: Iwata; Akihiko (Tokyo, JP), Seto; Makoto (Tokyo, JP), Yamada; Masaki (Tokyo, JP), Harada; Shigeki (Tokyo, JP), Ito; Hiroshi (Tokyo, JP), Kawakami; Tomoyuki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Power conversion apparatus
Patent Number: 7,596,008

Inventors: Iwata; Yasunobu (Tokyo, JP), Watanabe; Taku (Tokyo, JP), Yamada; Shigeki (Aichi, JP), Kimura; Hiroyasu (Aichi, JP), Harada; Teruyuki (Aichi, JP), Nakamura; Tomoko (Aichi, JP)
Title: Ladder circuit editing system
Patent Number: 6,952,811

Inventors: Iyengar; Arun Kwangil (Yorktown Heights, NY)
Title: Methods and apparatus for clustering and prefetching data objects
Patent Number: 6,954,752

Inventors: Jackson; Andrew W. (Santa Barbara, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for backside monitoring of VCSELs
Patent Number: 6,954,474

Inventors: Jacobson; Dwight W. (Farmington, NM), Jacobson; Paul M. (Rio Rancho, NM), Jacobson; Jon D. (Irvine, CA)
Title: Crawler for inspecting pipes
Patent Number: 7,594,448

Inventors: Jacobson; Joseph M. (Newton, MA), Schwartz; John J. (Newtonville, MA), Hamad; Kimberly (Cambridge, MA), Zhang; Shuguang (Lexington, MA)
Title: Direct, externally imposed control of polypeptides
Patent Number: 6,953,656

Inventors: Jacobson; Joseph M. (Newton, MA), Schwartz; John J. (Newtonville, MA), Hamad; Kimberly (Cambridge, MA), Zhang; Shuguang (Lexington, MA)
Title: Direct, externally imposed control of nucleic acids
Patent Number: 6,953,659

Inventors: Jain; Anshu N. (Karnataka, IN), Kummamuru; Krishna (Hyderabad, IN), Tamilselvam; Srikanth G. (Tamil Nadu, IN)
Title: Detecting statistical variation from unclassified process log
Patent Number: 8,543,552

Inventors: Jain; Jawahar (Santa Clara, CA), Sahoo; Debashis (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Multithreaded reachability
Patent Number: 7,594,195

Inventors: Jain; Raj Kumar (Mandarin Gardens, SG)
Title: Implementation of wait-states
Patent Number: 6,954,873

Inventors: James; David V. (Palo Alto, CA), Rajamanickam; Jagadeesan (San Jose, CA), Wanzakhade; Sanjay M. (San Jose, CA), Stephens, Jr.; Michael C. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Search engine device and method for generating output search responses from multiple input search responses
Patent Number: 6,954,823

Inventors: James; David Vernon (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Method for maintaining cache coherence using a distributed directory with event driven updates
Patent Number: 8,543,771

Inventors: Jamieson; Gregory A. (Fridley, MN), Guerlain; Stephanie A. E. (White Bear Lake, MN), Bullemer; Peter T. (Golden Valley, MN)
Title: Process variable gauge interface and methods regarding same
Patent Number: 6,952,808

Inventors: Jamshidi; Shahram (Cupertino, CA), Kumar; Sudarshan (Fremont, CA)
Title: Gate-clocked domino circuits with reduced leakage current
Patent Number: 6,952,118

Inventors: Jang; Hyeon-Yong (Osan-si, KR)
Title: Display device and driving device for a light source
Patent Number: 7,595,785

Inventors: Jarrett; Ben D. (Austin, TX)
Title: Method for identifying redundant signal paths for self-gating signals
Patent Number: 8,543,962

Inventors: Jayakrishna; Ambati (Lexington, KY)
Title: Methods and animal model for analyzing age-related macular degeneration
Patent Number: 7,595,430

Inventors: Jeon; Jin (Anyang-si, KR), Kim; Chi-Woo (Seoul, KR)
Title: Reflection liquid crystal display device with reflection electrode region having two widths
Patent Number: 6,954,244

Inventors: Jeong; Seong-Yun (Seoul, KR)
Title: Method for manufacturing multilayered disk
Patent Number: 7,593,310

Inventors: Jeong; Su-Ryong (Yongin-si, KR), Choi; Seung-Hoon (Suwon-si, KR), Park; Sung-Eun (Seoul, KR), Kim; Tae-Young (Seongnam-si, KR)
Title: Method and apparatus for supporting handover in heterogeneous network
Patent Number: 8,543,115

Inventors: Jepson; Allan D. (Oakville, CA), Fleet; David J. (Menlo Park, CA), Black; Michael J. (Menlo Park, CA)
Title: Visual motion analysis method for detecting arbitrary numbers of moving objects in image sequences
Patent Number: 6,954,544

Inventors: Jiang; Yanfeng (Beijing, CN)
Title: Monolithically-integrated dual surge protective device
Patent Number: 8,541,838

Inventors: Jimenez; Juan-Miguel (Abingdon, GB), Collier; Philip (Arlington, MA)
Title: Pyrazolopyridines
Patent Number: 8,541,445

Inventors: Jin; Kewei (Shanghai, CN)
Title: Signal enhancer chip for radio frequency identification system and a signal enhancer
Patent Number: 8,543,163

Inventors: Jo; Sang-hyun (Seoul, KR), Kim; Seung-chul (Anyang-si, KR)
Title: Method for designating disk recording capacity and apparatus therefor
Patent Number: 8,542,564

Inventors: Johansson; Ronald C. (Stillwater, MN)
Title: Method and apparatus for monitoring the condition of a flexible filter
Patent Number: 7,594,960

Inventors: Johnson; Mark S. (Boise, ID), Bolken; Todd O. (Meridian, ID)
Title: Asymmetric transfer molding method and an asymmetric encapsulation made therefrom
Patent Number: 6,951,981

Inventors: Jonassen; Ib (Valby, DK), Egel-Mitani; Michi (Vedbaek, DK), Balschmidt; Per (Espergaerde, DK), Markussen; Jan (Herlev, DK), Diers; Ivan (Vaerlose, DK), Kjeldsen; Thomas Borglum (Virum, DK)
Title: Method for making acylated polypeptides
Patent Number: 7,595,172

Inventors: Jones; Brent Rodney (Sherwood, OR), Knierim; David L. (Wilsonville, OR), Reeves; Barry D. (Lake Oswego, OR), Burress; Edward F. (West Linn, OR), Esplin; Ernest Isreal (Sheridan, OR), Chambers; Richard Guy (Portland, OR), Wong; Jasper Kent (Portland, OR)
Title: Collapsible ink loader feed support
Patent Number: 7,594,716

Inventors: Jones; Martin Kelly (Dalton, GA)
Title: System and method for activation of an advance notification system for monitoring and reporting status of vehicle travel
Patent Number: 6,952,645

Inventors: Jones; Neil (Richmond, GB)
Title: Method and apparatus for an ocean bottom seismic acquisition technique
Patent Number: 6,951,138

Inventors: Jones; Samantha (Bilston, GB)
Title: Investment casting process
Patent Number: 7,594,529

Inventors: Jones; Stephen E. (Bellevue, WA)
Title: Execution context isolation in a driver execution environment (DXE) with marshaling arguments to a common location in response to an LPC
Patent Number: 8,544,021

Inventors: Jonsson; Sven (Bollebygd, SE), Gudmundsson; Stefan (Goteborg, SE)
Title: Method and apparatus for determination of position
Patent Number: 6,952,180

Inventors: Joos; Klaus (Walheim, DE), Kroepke; Karsten (Ludwigsburg, DE), Weiss; Ruediger (Moetzingen, DE), Schlemmer; Martin (Tamm, DE)
Title: Method and arrangement for correcting a fuel quantity which is supplied to an internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 6,951,205

Inventors: Jung; Moon Youn (Daejon-Shi, KR), Jun; Chi Hoon (Daejon-Shi, KR)
Title: Method of forming photosensitive film pattern
Patent Number: 6,951,708

Inventors: Jung; Woo Yung (Seoul, KR)
Title: Method of forming contact hole of semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,595,267

Inventors: Junius; Hans-Toni (Iserlohn, DE)
Title: Method for the production of thin-walled steel components and components produced therefrom
Patent Number: 6,953,627

Inventors: Jywe; Wen-Yuh (Huwei Township, Yulin County, TW), Wu; Chia-Hung (Taixi Township, Yunlin County, TW), Chen; I-Ching (Huwei Township, Yunlin County, TW), Hsu; Tung-Hui (Kaohsiung, TW), Fung; Ren-Chieh (Taichung, TW), Yang; Teng-Yu (Taichung, TW)
Title: Optical calibration and testing device for machine tools
Patent Number: 8,542,358

Inventors: Kabumoto; Takashi (Shiga, JP)
Title: X-ray inspection apparatus
Patent Number: 7,593,504

Inventors: Kadlec; Ron J. (Longmont, CO), Turner; Christopher J. (Niwot, CO)
Title: Digital tracking servo system with off-format detection
Patent Number: 7,593,300

Inventors: Kadomatsu; Tetsuzo (Kanagawa, JP), Konno; Masaaki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus and method
Patent Number: 7,594,722

Inventors: Kadota; Takumi (Yamaguchi, JP), Hasegawa; Chihiro (Yamaguchi, JP), Watanuki; Kouhei (Yamaguchi, JP), Sakurai; Hiroyuki (Yamaguchi, JP), Kanato; Hiroki (Yamaguchi, JP)
Title: Metal complex compound comprising .beta.-diketonato ligand
Patent Number: 7,595,414

Inventors: Kaewell, Jr.; John David (Jamison, PA)
Title: Wireless coupling of staked dies within system in package
Patent Number: 6,953,994

Inventors: Kahan; Eduardo T. (Longwood, FL), Feng; Li Chuan (Beijing, CN), Xing; Liang Xiao (Beijing, CN), Zhou; Yu Chen (Beijing, CN)
Title: Subscriber device and subscription management that supports real-time communication
Patent Number: 8,543,646

Inventors: Kai; Hiroshi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Printer control apparatus and method
Patent Number: 7,595,908

Inventors: Kamatani; Tomohiko (Hyogo, JP)
Title: Trimming circuit and semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,592,855

Inventors: Kameda; Hiroyuki (Daito, JP)
Title: Optical disk drive
Patent Number: 7,593,293

Inventors: Kamemura; Takayuki (Chichibu, JP), Mitani; Kazuhiro (Chichibu, JP), Kobayashi; Teruyuki (Chichibu, JP), Uotani; Nobuo (Chiba, JP), Nakamura; Kasumi (Chiba, JP), Itoh; Yuji (Chiba, JP)
Title: Semiconductor light-emitting device
Patent Number: 6,952,025

Inventors: Kameshima; Toshio (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image pick-up apparatus and image pick-up system
Patent Number: 6,952,015

Inventors: Kameshima; Toshio (Kumagaya, JP)
Title: Photoelectric converting apparatus
Patent Number: 7,592,599

Inventors: Kamijo; Makoto (Yokohama, JP), Oosawa; Noboru (Yokohama, JP), Konno; Satoshi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Passive optical network system and sleep time determination method
Patent Number: 8,542,998

Inventors: Kamizawa; Koji (Daito, JP)
Title: Electric circuit
Patent Number: 7,593,197

Inventors: Kampouris; Dimitrios Konstantinos (Athens, GR), Huddleston; Patrick Robinson (Nottingham, GB), Banks; Craig Edward (Sale, GB)
Title: Assay method for detecting primary amines
Patent Number: 8,541,239

Inventors: Kanada; Shoji (Kaisei-machi, JP)
Title: Server and method for searching for image using image prefetch, designating database and storage devices for searching, and setting retrieval and processing parameters for search
Patent Number: 6,954,767

Inventors: Kanamaru; Hisanobu (Sagamihara, JP), Ishinaga; Nobuyuki (Sagamihara, JP), Fujikawa; Shingo (Sagamihara, JP)
Title: Method for making elements of a continuously variable transmission belt
Patent Number: 6,951,124

Inventors: Kaneda; Hirotaka (Shizuoka, JP), Takoi; Kiyoshi (Shizuoka, JP), Nishita; Naoko (Tokyo, JP), Yoshimura; Junko (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Method of evaluating green malt qualities by electron spin resonance spectrometry and method of evaluating malt qualities
Patent Number: 6,952,098

Inventors: Kang; Byung-Dong (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: System and method for generating flexible time slot in internal voice mail system
Patent Number: 7,596,106

Inventors: Kang; Douglas (San Jose, CA)
Title: Power converter having a feedback circuit for constant loads
Patent Number: 8,541,957

Inventors: Kang; Insung (San Diego, CA), Park; Ju Won (Santa Clara, CA), Bannister; Brian C. (San Diego, CA)
Title: Apparatus and method for high throughput unified turbo decoding
Patent Number: 8,543,881

Inventors: Kang; Mun-Hyuk (Seoul, KR), Roh; Byeong-Hee (Seoul, KR), Ko; Hyun-Chul (Seoul, KR)
Title: Method for restricting overflooding due to address registration of an unstable ATM terminal in an ATM switch
Patent Number: 6,952,400

Inventors: Kanouni; Mouhcine (New York, NY), Lord; Simon (Wilmington, DE), Cliff; Nancy (Ringwood, NJ)
Title: Stabilized electrochromic media
Patent Number: 7,595,011

Inventors: Kanri; Ryoji (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Forming method of ink jet print head substrate and ink jet print head substrate, and manufacturing method of ink jet print head and ink jet print head
Patent Number: 6,953,530

Inventors: Kanter; James (South San Francisco, CA), Pandey; Anjali (Fremont, CA), Robinson; James (Sacramento, CA), Scarborough; Robert M. (Half Moon Bay, CA)
Title: Nitrogenous heterocyclic compounds and process for making nitrogenous heterocyclic compounds and intermediates thereof
Patent Number: 6,951,937

Inventors: Kaplan; Michael L. (Boulder, CO)
Title: Optical routing mechanism with integral fiber input/output arrangement on MEMS die
Patent Number: 6,954,563

Inventors: Kapoor; Ashok Kumar (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Circuit configurations having four terminal JFET devices
Patent Number: 7,592,841

Inventors: Kapoor; Bikram (Santa Cruz, CA), Karim; M. Ziaul (San Jose, CA), Wang; Anchuan (Fremont, CA)
Title: Hydrogen assisted HDP-CVD deposition process for aggressive gap-fill technology
Patent Number: 7,595,088

Inventors: Karakawa; Yoshiyuki (Yokohama, JP), Bansho; Masaki (Yokohama, JP), Kuroki; Yuji (Yokohama, JP), Kawaguchi; Junichi (Yokohama, JP), Hachiya; Koji (Yokohama, JP), Saitoh; Satoru (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Signal distribution method and a signal distribution apparatus
Patent Number: 7,593,425

Inventors: Karnes; Luther McKinley (Fort Gibson, OK), Karnes; Brian Joe (Fort Gibson, OK), Lashley; Roy Jeffery (Muskogee, OK)
Title: Truck bed stake hole assembly
Patent Number: 7,594,478

Inventors: Karube; Fumiyoshi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Control device for file resources in a network
Patent Number: 6,952,755

Inventors: Kashiwagi; Yoshiichiro (Yawata, JP), Hasebe; Takumi (Yawata, JP), Tsuga; Kazuhiro (Takarazuka, JP), Nakamura; Kazuhiko (Hirakata, JP), Mori; Yoshihiro (Hirakata, JP), Kozuka; Masayuki (Neyagawa, JP), Fukushima; Yoshihisa (Osaka, JP), Kawara; Toshiyuki (Hirakata, JP), Azumatani; Yasushi (Takatsuki, JP), Okada; Tomoyuki (Katano, JP), Matsui; Kenichi (Neyagawa, JP)
Title: Method and an apparatus reproducing bitstream having non-sequential system clock data seamlessly therebetween
Patent Number: 6,954,584

Inventors: Kataoka; Kenichi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Control apparatus for vibration type actuator
Patent Number: 6,954,022

Inventors: Kato; Jun (Tucson, AZ), Yamamoto; Tetsushi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Nanoparticle/dispersant complex, nanoparticle dispersion liquid, and nanoparticle/matrix-material complex
Patent Number: 8,541,591

Inventors: Kato; Kiichi (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Optical tomography system
Patent Number: 7,593,626

Inventors: Kato; Masahiro (Nagaokakyo, JP), Hirano; Takao (Nara, JP), Tanaka; Hitoshi (Neyagawa, JP)
Title: High-frequency distribution circuit for distributing high-frequency signal
Patent Number: 7,595,706

Inventors: Kato; Masaru (Higashi-Osaka, JP)
Title: Mobile terrestrial digital broadcast receiver
Patent Number: 7,596,302

Inventors: Kato; Noriji (Kanagawa, JP), Kashimura; Hirotsugu (Kanagawa, JP), Ikeda; Hitoshi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Data recognition device
Patent Number: 7,593,566

Inventors: Kato; Takayuki (Kashiwa, JP), Shimizu; Akihiro (Kashiwa, JP)
Title: Developer supply apparatus and developer supply container
Patent Number: 6,952,549

Inventors: Kato; Yoshiyuki (Daito, JP)
Title: Optical disk recording and reproducing device allowing simple and fast setting of an optimum record power
Patent Number: 7,596,065

Inventors: Katou; Michiya (Ichinomiya, JP)
Title: Tire status monitoring apparatus
Patent Number: 6,954,688

Inventors: Katsumata; Ryota (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Kito; Masaru (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Fukuzumi; Yoshiaki (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Kidoh; Masaru (Tokyo, JP), Tanaka; Hiroyasu (Tokyo, JP), Komori; Yosuke (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Ishiduki; Megumi (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Aochi; Hideaki (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Kirisawa; Ryouhei (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Matsunami; Junya (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Fujiwara; Tomoko (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Nonvolatile semiconductor memory device and method for manufacturing same
Patent Number: 8,541,866

Inventors: Kawa; Seiji (Kanagawa, JP), Kawahara; Minoru (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Decoding control apparatus which decodes the fewest pictures (although not displayed) prior to an edit point
Patent Number: 8,542,746

Inventors: Kawabata; Eric (Orange, CA), VanDruff; Charlie (Laguna Hills, CA), Duran; Michael (Buena Park, CA)
Title: Troop seat
Patent Number: 7,594,701

Inventors: Kawabata; Kenji (Yamaguchi, JP), Abe; Koji (Yamaguchi, JP)
Title: Battery separator and lithium secondary battery
Patent Number: 7,595,130

Inventors: Kawahara; Mitsuru (Kobe, JP)
Title: Recording medium storing 3D image processing program, the program, 3D image processing method and video game apparatus
Patent Number: 6,952,205

Inventors: Kawahara; Takayuki (Higashiyamoto, JP), Takemura; Riichiro (Tokyo, JP), Ito; Kenchi (Kunitachi, JP), Takahashi; Hiromasa (Hachioji, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,596,014

Inventors: Kawai; Kenji (Tokyo, JP), Takahashi; Koji (Chigasaki, JP)
Title: Image coding apparatus and method of the same
Patent Number: 6,952,448

Inventors: Kawai; Tatsundo (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Hamamoto; Osamu (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Takeda; Shinichi (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Itabashi; Satoshi (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Iso; Toshimitsu (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Light guide, illuminating device having the light guide, and image reading device and information processing apparatus having the illuminating device
Patent Number: 7,593,139

Inventors: Kawai; Tomoaki (Kanagawa, JP), Iizuka; Yoshio (Kanagawa, JP), Oya; Takashi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Camera system with display for displaying superimposed information
Patent Number: 7,595,834

Inventors: Kawakami; Soichiro (Nara, JP), Yamamoto; Tomoya (Fukui, JP), Sano; Hitomi (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Method for producing fullerenes
Patent Number: 6,953,564

Inventors: Kawamata; Mototsugu (Tsu, JP), Tokizane; Toshiaki (Tsu, JP), Sakasegawa; Shinji (Tsu, JP)
Title: Selector switch for supervisory remote control system
Patent Number: 6,954,151

Inventors: Kawano; Yoshihiro (Bethlehem, PA), Davies; Lorne D. (Macungie, PA)
Title: Wide field microscopic imaging system and method
Patent Number: 8,542,274

Inventors: Kawasaki; Hisao (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,595,531

Inventors: Kawasaki; Kenichi (San Diego, CA)
Title: System and method for standby mode in directional signal receiver
Patent Number: 7,596,367

Inventors: Kawasaki; Satoshi (Kawachi-gun, JP), Ono; Tohru (Kawachi-gun, JP)
Title: Body structure of fuel cell vehicle
Patent Number: 6,953,099

Inventors: Kawase; Toshimitsu (Ebina, JP)
Title: Image forming substrate, electron-emitting substrate and image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 6,954,030

Inventors: Ke; Chau-Yuan (New Taipei, TW), Wang; Yu-Bin (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Imaging device with transparent dust-proofing member
Patent Number: 8,542,317

Inventors: Keane; Michael (Blue Bell, PA), Reimels; Bill (Blue Bell, PA), Waters; Michael (Newtown, PA)
Title: Device for inserting surgical implants
Patent Number: 6,951,565

Inventors: Kee; Timothy A. (Stevensville, MI), Barnett; Paul W. (St. Joseph, MI)
Title: Portable ozonation apparatus for storing and purifying liquid
Patent Number: 8,540,943

Inventors: Keeling; Oliver Joe (Ames, IA), Keeling; Peter Lewis (Ames, IA)
Title: Heating and cooling control methods and systems
Patent Number: 8,543,244

Inventors: Keener; Stephen G. (Trabuco Canyon, CA)
Title: Method for preparing pre-coated, metallic components and components prepared thereby
Patent Number: 6,953,509

Inventors: Keith; William L. (Ashaway, RI), Dusek; Jeff (Cambridge, MA)
Title: Towed array flow noise test apparatus
Patent Number: 8,543,342

Inventors: Kellens; Marc (Muizen, BE), Harper; Tony (E. Yorkshire Hu, GB)
Title: Equipment for physical refining and deodorization of edible oils and fats
Patent Number: 6,953,499

Inventors: Keller; James B. (Palo Alto, CA), Dobberpuhl; Daniel W. (Menlo Park, CA)
Title: Method and circuit for initializing a de-skewing buffer in a clock forwarded system
Patent Number: 6,952,791

Inventors: Kelly; Nicholas Michael (Kobenhavn O, DK), Koch; Kristian Norup (Kobenhavn O, DK), Tolf; Bo-Ragnar (Kobenhavn O, DK)
Title: Benzimidazolidinone derivatives as muscarinic agents
Patent Number: 6,951,849

Inventors: Kempe; Andre (Biviers, FR)
Title: Method and apparatus for extracting infinite ambiguity when factoring finite state transducers
Patent Number: 6,952,667

Inventors: Kesch; Bernd (Hemmingen, DE), Heinrich; Detlef (Ludwigsburg, DE), Guenther; Achim (Sindelfingen, DE), Thiel; Christof (Heilbronn, DE), Foerster; Juergen (Ingersheim, DE)
Title: Method for diagnosing a secondary-air system of an internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 7,594,389

Inventors: Keshavarz; Majid (Pleasanton, CA), Sahu; Saroj Kumar (Mountain House, CA), Zu; Ge (San Jose, CA)
Title: Quenching system
Patent Number: 8,541,121

Inventors: Kessler; Damien (San Jose, CA), McNamara; David (Fremont, CA)
Title: Autoprogramming for digital television
Patent Number: 7,594,253

Inventors: Kessler; Steffen (Burbach, DE)
Title: Method and monitoring system for monitoring at least one subscriber line
Patent Number: 6,954,710

Inventors: Khan; Raquib U. (Pleasanton, CA), Ameen; Mohammad M. (Campbell, CA)
Title: Hydrodynamic fluid bearing containing lubricants with reduced temperature sensitivity for disk drive application
Patent Number: 6,952,324

Inventors: Khorlin; Andrey (Sunnyvale, CA), Strom; Robert Evan (Ridgefield, CT), Tian; Lu (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for integrating relational and hierarchical data
Patent Number: 8,543,589

Inventors: Khorsheed; Mohammad Sulaiman (Riyadh, SA), Al-Omari; Hussein Khalid (Amman, JO)
Title: Method and system for diacritizing arabic language text
Patent Number: 8,543,382

Inventors: Kihara; Kenichi (Yokohama, JP), Asano; Masayasu (Yokohama, JP), Hara; Junichi (Sagamihara, JP)
Title: Computer system and computer system management method for adding an unused real volume to a pool
Patent Number: 8,543,786

Inventors: Kihara; Masahiro (Fukuoka, JP), Togo; Tsutomu (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Information processing apparatus and information generation method
Patent Number: 8,542,723

Inventors: Kikukawa; Shuuichi (Hitachi, JP), Suzuki; Yasuaki (Hitachi, JP), Tanimizu; Tooru (Hitachi, JP), Murata; Koichi (Kashiwa, JP), Hanabuchi; Ryotaro (Chiba, JP)
Title: Vacuum switch
Patent Number: 6,951,993

Inventors: Kim; Bong-gi (Suwon-si, KR), Park; Soo-han (Yongin-si, KR), Yoo; Jang-hoon (Seoul, KR)
Title: Diffraction element and optical pick-up apparatus having the same
Patent Number: 7,593,306

Inventors: Kim; Bongyoung (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Battery pack
Patent Number: 8,541,125

Inventors: Kim; Chan Woo (Gyeonggio-do, KR)
Title: Baseband modem for speech recognition and mobile communication terminal using the same
Patent Number: 7,593,853

Inventors: Kim; Dong-Hwan (Chunan-si, KR), Ahn; Joong-Ha (Chunan-si, KR), Kim; Sok-San (Chunan-si, KR)
Title: Plasma display device
Patent Number: 7,592,749

Inventors: Kim; Dong-Yeon (Songpa-gu, KR), Kim; Jae-Gun (Suwon, KR), Cho; Dae-Jin (Suwon, KR), Lee; Gong-Yeal (Yongin, KR), Kim; Hong-Youb (Suwon, KR), Woo; Seok-Hun (Suwon, KR), Kim; Yong-Seok (Sungnam, KR), Bae; Woo-Chul (Suwon, KR), Lee; Sun-Ahe (Suwon, KR), Han; Byoung-Cheol (Dangjin-geun, KR)
Title: N-phenyl-2-pyrimidine-amine derivatives and process for the preparation thereof
Patent Number: 7,595,323

Inventors: Kim; Han-Joon (Kobe, JP)
Title: Medical image processing device method and program for displaying a section for a clinical application
Patent Number: 7,596,257

Inventors: Kim; Jae Kwan (Jamwon-dong, Seocho-ku, Seoul 137-947, KR)
Title: Directional sliding pendulum seismic isolation systems with articulated sliding assembly
Patent Number: 6,951,083

Inventors: Kim; Jang-Lyul (Deajeon, KR), Lee; Jung-Il (Deajeon, KR), Yang; Jeong-Sun (Jeju, KR), Kim; Bong-Hwan (Deajeon, KR), Kim; Jong-Soo (Deajeon, KR)
Title: Thermoluminescent dosimeter for radiation monitoring, comprising LiF doped with Mg, Cu, and Si, and fabrication method thereof
Patent Number: 7,592,609

Inventors: Kim; Jin Sub (Yangju-si, Gyeonggi-do 482-839, KR)
Title: Composition having effect of moxibustion and press pellet using the same
Patent Number: 7,595,066

Inventors: Kim; Jong-Hwan (Seoul, KR)
Title: Apparatus and method for checking originator information of message in mobile communication system
Patent Number: 7,593,719

Inventors: Kim; Jung-Keun (Seongnam-si, KR), Kim; Se-Won (Cheonan-si, KR), Kim; Hyung-Gun (Seoul, KR), Ko; Seon-Yle (Kongju-si, KR), Kim; Jong-Yeo (Cheonan-si, KR), Chang; Sunhwa (Cheonan-si, KR), Baek; Dong-Heon (Seoul, KR), Lee; Byung-Eui (Daejeon-si, KR), Ko; Seong-Hee (Gangneung-si, KR), Choi; Youngnim (Seoul, KR), Jung; Dong Sik (Cheonan-si, KR), Woo; Heejong (Cheonan-si, KR)
Title: Composition comprising Notoginseng radix extract for preventing and treating of arthritis as an effective ingredient
Patent Number: 7,595,068

Inventors: Kim; Kwang-Hyun (Kyoungki-do, KR)
Title: Semiconductor memory device operating with a lower voltage for peripheral area in power saving mode
Patent Number: 7,593,280

Inventors: Kim; Kyoung Soo (Yongin-si, KR), Park; Young Jun (Suwon-si, KR), Song; Hyun-Nam (Hwaseong-si, KR), Lee; In Suk (Hwaseong-si, KR), Kim; Joon Woo (Hwaseong-si, KR)
Title: Piperazine dithioctate and pharmaceutical composition comprising the same
Patent Number: 8,541,601

Inventors: Kim; Mahn-Joo (Pohang, KR), Park; Jaiwook (Pohang, KR), Kim; Won-Hee (Daejeon, KR), Han; Kiwon (Paju-shi, KR), Choi; Yoon Kyung (Gyeongsangbuk-do, KR)
Title: Method for preparing optically active amines
Patent Number: 7,592,488

Inventors: Kim; Myeong-Cheol (Aachen, DE)
Title: Changing serving radio network controller for mobile terminal supporting multimedia broadcast services
Patent Number: 7,596,380

Inventors: Kim; Sang Doo (Changwon-shi, KR)
Title: Bolometric humidity sensor and cooker using the same and method for controlling the cooker
Patent Number: 6,953,921

Inventors: Kim; Seung-chul (Anyang-si, KR), Chun; Kwan-ho (Seoul, KR)
Title: Apparatus and method for compensating for defect of optical disc
Patent Number: 7,593,295

Inventors: Kim; Tae-hee (Paju-si, KR)
Title: Multi-view video encoding apparatus and method
Patent Number: 8,542,734

Inventors: Kim; Woo-seog (Seongnam-si, KR), Kang; Nao-wan (Anyang-si, KR)
Title: Paper arranging device, and electrophotographic image forming apparatus with the same
Patent Number: 7,593,683

Inventors: Kimura; Tetsuya (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Optical scanning method, optical scanner and image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 7,593,028

Inventors: Kinayman; Noyan (Malden, MA), Douglas; Allan S. (Tyngsboro, MA), Cushman; John F. (Dracut, MA)
Title: Millimeter-wave signal transmission device
Patent Number: 6,952,143

Inventors: Kinkade, Jr.; Joseph M. (Decatur, GA), Shapira; Raymond (Atlanta, GA), Jensen; Peter E. (Atlanta, GA), Le; Ngoc-Anh (Decatur, GA), Pohl; Jan (Tucker, GA), Brown; W. Virgil (Atlanta, GA)
Title: Biomarkers for oxidative stress
Patent Number: 6,953,666

Inventors: Kirovski; Darko (Redmond, WA), Malvar; Henrique (Redmond, WA), Jakubowski; Mariusz H. (Bellevue, WA)
Title: Audio watermarking with dual watermarks
Patent Number: 6,952,774

Inventors: Kirsch; Steven T. (Los Altos, CA), Lindblad; Christopher J. (Oakland, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for redirection of server external hyper-link references
Patent Number: 8,543,662

Inventors: Kishima; Koichiro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Optical waveguide and photoreceptor
Patent Number: 7,592,682

Inventors: Kishimoto; Katsuhiko (Nara, JP)
Title: Semiconductor laser device, semiconductor laser device manufacturing method, optical disk apparatus and optical transmission system
Patent Number: 7,593,442

Inventors: Kishimoto; Yuji (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Automotive fuel supply apparatus
Patent Number: 6,951,206

Inventors: Kitahara; Hiroaki (Tsurugashima, JP), Kojima; Yoshiaki (Tsurugashima, JP), Wada; Yasumitsu (Tsurugashima, JP)
Title: Laser-based measuring apparatus for measuring an axial run-out in a cylinder of rotation and method for measuring the same utilizing opposing incident measuring light beams
Patent Number: 6,954,273

Inventors: Kitamura; Yutaka (Tokyo, JP), Nishimura; Youji (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Belt transmission apparatus
Patent Number: 6,953,407

Inventors: Kitora; Masakazu (Kawasaki, JP), Matsukubo; Yushi (Yokohama, JP), Yaguchi; Hiroyuki (Yokohama, JP), Nishikawa; Eiichi (Kawasaki, JP), Tsuji; Hiroyuki (Yokohama, JP), Kato; Shinichi (Kawasaki, JP), Sekiguchi; Kenzuo (Tokyo, JP), Yoshida; Hiroyoshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus, control method therefor, and program
Patent Number: 7,593,120

Inventors: Kizer; Jade M. (Mountain View, CA), Lau; Benedict C. (San Jose, CA), Hampel; Craig E. (San Jose, CA)
Title: System with dual rail regulated locked loop
Patent Number: 6,952,123

Inventors: Klein; Dean A. (Eagle, ID)
Title: Method for assisting video compression in a computer system
Patent Number: 7,595,844

Inventors: Knerr; Larry D. (Hollister, CA)
Title: Lettuce cultivar 80-0601018-B
Patent Number: 7,592,510

Inventors: Ko; Young Hoon (Taejeon, KR), Kim; Hoo Chae (Taejeon, KR), Cheong; Seon Kyeong (Taejeon, KR), Kim; Jae Yun (Taejeon, KR), Hwang; Jin Man (Taejeon, KR), So; Mycong Seup (Taejeon, KR)
Title: Process for hydrogenating a conjugated diene polymer
Patent Number: 6,951,906

Inventors: Kobayashi; Kazuhiko (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Method for setting rotational speed of register rollers and image forming apparatus using the method
Patent Number: 6,952,557

Inventors: Kobayashi; Makoto (Nagano-ken, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus, image processing method, program, and image processing apparatus
Patent Number: 7,596,262

Inventors: Kobayashi; Seiji (Kanagawa, JP), Pan; Jin (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Mastering device, disc manufacturing method, disc-shaped recording medium, disc reproduction device, and disc reproduction method
Patent Number: 7,596,075

Inventors: Kobayashi; Shinichi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Mounting device and an air flow control device
Patent Number: 8,542,487

Inventors: Kobayashi; Wataru (Yamaguchi-ken, JP), Nakano; Masao (Yamaguchi-ken, JP)
Title: Combustion catalysts and processes for removing organic compounds
Patent Number: 6,953,762

Inventors: Kochamba; Gary S. (Studio City, CA), Kochamba; Suzanne E. (Studio City, CA), Bertolero; Arthur A. (Danville, CA)
Title: Tissue stabilization and ablation devices and methods
Patent Number: 7,594,915

Inventors: Kochi; Testsunobu (Hiratsuka, JP)
Title: Photoelectric conversion device having plural pixel columns and independent readout wiring, multichip image sensor, contact image sensor, and image scanner
Patent Number: 7,592,575

Inventors: Kodama; Noriyuki (Kanagawa, JP), Irino; Hitoshi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: MOS type semiconductor device having electrostatic discharge protection arrangement
Patent Number: 7,595,537

Inventors: Kodas; Toivo T. (Albuquerque, NM), Hampden-Smith; Mark J. (Albuquerque, NM), Vanheusden; Karel (Placitas, NM), Denham; Hugh (Albuquerque, NM), Stump; Aaron D. (Albuquerque, NM), Schult; Allen B. (Albuquerque, NM), Atanassova; Paolina (Albuquerque, NM), Kunze; Klaus (Half Moon Bay, CA)
Title: Precursor compositions for the deposition of electrically conductive features
Patent Number: 6,951,666

Inventors: Koelling; Jeffrey (Fairview, TX), Cowles; Timothy B. (Boise, ID)
Title: Method of programming a programmable element in a memory device
Patent Number: 6,952,371

Inventors: Koertzen; Henry W. (Hillsboro, OR), Huang; Lilly (Portland, OR), Sprietsma; John T. (Portland, OR)
Title: Multiple return terminal power supply methods and apparatus
Patent Number: 6,952,783

Inventors: Koga; Kenichi (Fukuoka, JP), Gondou; Yukinori (Fukuoka, JP), Tanaka; Kazumi (Fukuoka, JP), Hidaka; Masakazu (Fukuoka, JP)
Title: Lid assembly for facility access opening
Patent Number: 6,953,301

Inventors: Koga; Yuuichi (Hachioji, JP)
Title: Substrate unit, cooling device, and electronic device
Patent Number: 7,595,992

Inventors: Kohara; Koji (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Semiconductor integrated circuit and relief method and test method of the same
Patent Number: 7,593,274

Inventors: Kohl; Christopher (Mainz, DE), Qu; Jianqiang (Mannheim, DE), Mullen; Klaus (Cologne, DE)
Title: Monofunctionalized perylenetetracarboxylic acid bismides
Patent Number: 8,541,583

Inventors: Koide; Jun (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Projection type image display apparatus and image display system
Patent Number: 6,951,393

Inventors: Kojima; Toshiya (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Inkjet recording apparatus and discharge defect determination method
Patent Number: 7,594,709

Inventors: Kokubun; Koichi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Solid state imaging device
Patent Number: 8,541,858

Inventors: Kolb; John A. (Old Lyme, CT)
Title: Heat exchanger package
Patent Number: 6,951,240

Inventors: Kolk; Barteld (Hoogeveen, NL)
Title: Device for keeping heating wires in position in a horizontal oven
Patent Number: 7,595,465

Inventors: Koltzenburg; Sebastian (Dannstadt-Schauernheim, DE), Bauder; Andreas (Mannheim, DE)
Title: Aqueous dispersion comprising pesticide particles and dissolved saccharide
Patent Number: 8,541,012

Inventors: Komatsu; Katsuyoshi (Tokyo, JP), Mine; Koji (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device having a plurality of memory regions and method of testing the same
Patent Number: 8,542,544

Inventors: Komatsu; Susumu (Kanagawa, JP), Nishikawa; Masaki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Circuit and method for A/D conversion processing and demodulation device
Patent Number: 7,592,942

Inventors: Kondo; Shinji (Kariya, JP), Sakakibara; Noriaki (Kariya, JP), Takemoto; Toru (Toyota, JP), Honda; Toshihiro (Toyota, JP)
Title: Biological data observation apparatus
Patent Number: 6,953,435

Inventors: Kondo; Takaharu (Kyoto, JP), Tamura; Hideo (Nara, JP), Yasuno; Atsushi (Nara, JP), Toyama; Noboru (Osaka, JP), Sonoda; Yuichi (Nara, JP), Iwata; Masumitsu (Kyoto, JP), Nakayama; Akiya (Nara, JP), Miyamoto; Yusuke (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Method of forming laminate and method of manufacturing photovoltaic device
Patent Number: 6,951,771

Inventors: Kondo; Tetsujiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Signal processing device and signal processing method, program, and recording medium
Patent Number: 7,595,819

Inventors: Kondo; Tetsujiro (Tokyo, JP), Ishibashi; Junichi (Saitama, JP), Sawao; Takashi (Tokyo, JP), Nagano; Takahiro (Kanagawa, JP), Fujiwara; Naoki (Tokyo, JP), Miyake; Toru (Tokyo, JP), Wada; Seiji (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Signal processing device, method, and program
Patent Number: 7,595,800

Inventors: Kondo; Tetsujiro (Tokyo, JP), Ishibashi; Junichi (Saitama, JP), Sawao; Takashi (Tokyo, JP), Nagano; Takahiro (Kanagawa, JP), Fujiwara; Naoki (Tokyo, JP), Miyake; Toru (Tokyo, JP), Wada; Seiji (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Signal processing device, method, and program
Patent Number: 7,593,594

Inventors: Kondo; Tetsujiro (Tokyo, JP), Kokubo; Tetsushi (Kanagawa, JP), Tanaka; Kenji (Kanagawa, JP), Mukai; Hitoshi (Kanagawa, JP), Hibi; Hirofumi (Kanagawa, JP), Tanaka; Kazumasa (Chiba, JP), Ema; Takuro (Tokyo, JP), Morisaki; Hiroyuki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image feature detection apparatus, image feature detection method, and storage medium
Patent Number: 8,542,245

Inventors: Konishi; Hiroyuki (Chiba, JP)
Title: Tuning device
Patent Number: 6,953,885

Inventors: Kono; Masaki (Chiyoda-ku, JP), Hatanaka; Keita (Chiyoda-ku, JP)
Title: Electrical power conversion apparatus
Patent Number: 8,542,502

Inventors: Konrad; Armin (Grossaitingen, DE), Hunt; Roger (Medfield, MA), Zachau; Martin (Geltendorf, DE), Hoeck; Ralph (Friedberg, DE)
Title: Operating device and method for operating at least one Hg low pressure discharge lamp
Patent Number: 8,541,948

Inventors: Konradi; Andrei W. (San Francisco, CA), Pleiss; Michael A. (Sunnyvale, CA), Thorsett; Eugene D. (Half Moon Bay, CA), Ashwell; Susan (Plainsboro, NJ), Welmaker; Gregory S. (Jackson, NJ), Kreft; Anthony (Langhorne, PA), Sarantakis; Dimitrios (Newtown, PA), Dressen; Darren B. (San Francisco, CA), Grant; Francine S. (San Carlos, CA), Semko; Christopher (Fremont, CA), Xu; Ying-Zi (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Beta-amino acid derivatives-inhibitors of leukocyte adhesion mediated by VLA-4
Patent Number: 6,953,802

Inventors: Koo; David (Carmel, NY)
Title: Method and apparatus for echo cancellation in digital ATV systems using an echo cancellation reference signal
Patent Number: 6,952,238

Inventors: Koo; Ji-hun (Yongin-si, KR), Kang; Woo-shik (Suwon-si, KR), Park; Kyung-ho (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Data recovery method and apparatus for radio frequency identification
Patent Number: 8,542,101

Inventors: Koormann; Markus (Osnabruck, DE), Exner; Markus (Belm, DE), Hessel; Thomas (Munster, DE)
Title: Motor vehicle with side-impact reinforcement
Patent Number: 7,594,691

Inventors: Korenaga; Nobushige (Utsunomiya, JP)
Title: Supporting system in exposure apparatus
Patent Number: 6,952,254

Inventors: Korman; Benjamin Z. (Cayucos, CA), Ruskey, III; John A. (Goleta, CA), Priest; Doug C. (Yolo, CA)
Title: Culm blocks
Patent Number: 6,951,080

Inventors: Korovin; Nikolay (Phoenix, AZ), Stoya; Robert J. (Cave Creek, AZ)
Title: Methods and apparatuses for conditioning polishing surfaces utilized during CMP processing
Patent Number: 6,953,382

Inventors: Koulik; Edouard (Golden Valley, MN)
Title: Heparin compositions and methods of making and using the same
Patent Number: 6,953,625

Inventors: Koyama; Shinya (Kanagawa-Ken, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing an image-forming apparatus comprising a supporting frame with corners having a predetermined radius of curvature
Patent Number: 6,951,496

Inventors: Koyama; Yoshio (Kani, JP)
Title: Sintered alloy for valve seats, valve seat and manufacturing method thereof
Patent Number: 6,951,579

Inventors: Kozera; Stanislaw J. (Dearborn Heights, MI)
Title: Stacking system, skid, and method of assembling the skid
Patent Number: 7,594,458

Inventors: Kozlowski; Joseph A. (Princeton, NJ), Yu; Wensheng (Edison, NJ), Wong; Michael K. C. (Somerset, NJ), Kim; Seong Heon (Livington, NJ), Tong; Ling (Warren, NJ), Lavey; Brian J. (New Providence, NJ), Shankar; Bandarpalle B. (Branchburg, NJ), Yang; De-Yi (Morris Plains, NJ), Feltz; Robert (Washington, PA), Kosinski; Aneta Maria (South Amboy, NJ), Zhou; Guowei (Somerset, NJ), Rizvi; Razia K. (Bloomfield, NJ), Dai; Chaoyang (Acton, MA), Fire; Luke (Cambridge, MA), Girijavallabhan; Vinay (Denville, NJ), Li; Dansu (Reading, MA), Popovici-Muller; Janeta (Waltham, MA), Richard; Judson E. (Kittery, ME), Rosner; Kristin E. (Watertown, MA), Siddiqui; M. Arshad (Newton, MA), Yang; Liping (Arlington, MA)
Title: Compounds for the treatment of inflammatory disorders
Patent Number: 8,541,572

Inventors: Kress; Bernard C. (Neubourg, FR)
Title: Optical encoder with encoder member having one or more digital diffractive optic regions
Patent Number: 7,595,480

Inventors: Kreuchauf; Juergen (San Francisco, CA), Clevorn; Thorsten (Duesseldorf, DE)
Title: Detecting and eliminating potential performance degradation caused by neighboring identical scrambling codes
Patent Number: 8,543,872

Inventors: Kriesel; Joshua W. (San Francisco, CA), Bivin; Donald B. (Oakland, CA), Olson; David J. (San Francisco, CA), Harris; Jeremy J. (San Mateo, CA)
Title: Nanofilm compositions with polymeric components
Patent Number: 7,595,368

Inventors: Kriesels; Petrus Cornelis (Assen, NL), Zijsling; Djurre Hans (Rijswijk, NL)
Title: Hydraulic drill string accumulator
Patent Number: 6,953,098

Inventors: Kripesh; Vaidyanathan (Singapore, SG), Rotaru; Mihai Dragos (Singapore, SG), Periasamy; Ganesh Vetrivel (Singapore, SG), Yoon; Seung Uk (Singapore, SG), Nagarajan; Ranganathan (Singapore, SG)
Title: RF and MMIC stackable micro-modules
Patent Number: 7,592,703

Inventors: Krischer; Mark (Lane Cove, AU), Ryan; Philip J. (Stanmore, AU), Webb; Michael J. (Denistone West, AU)
Title: Method and apparatus to provide data streaming over a network connection in a wireless MAC processor
Patent Number: 6,954,450

Inventors: Kristensen; Per Herbert (Rykkinn, NO), Husem; Ida (Jar, NO), Pettersen; Erik (Tranby, NO), Skogan; Tor (Jar, NO)
Title: Floating structure
Patent Number: 7,594,836

Inventors: Kronenberger; Robert (Deerfield, IL)
Title: Writing instrument with fountain pen configuration
Patent Number: 7,594,774

Inventors: Kronseder; Hermann E. H. (Woerthe a.d. Donau, DE)
Title: Blow mold and method for adjusting a blow mold
Patent Number: 6,951,629

Inventors: Krueger; Werner (Grimsby, ON, CA)
Title: Stemware clip
Patent Number: 7,594,637

Inventors: Krugerke; Thomas (Berlin, DE)
Title: Volumetric control for blower filter devices
Patent Number: 6,953,318

Inventors: Ku; Wei-Cheng (Hsinchu Hsiang, TW), Ho; Chih-Hao (Hsinchu Hsiang, TW), Lin; Shu-Kan (Hsinchu Hsiang, TW)
Title: Cantilever-type probe card for high frequency application
Patent Number: 7,595,651

Inventors: Kubena; Randall L. (Oak Park, CA), Chang; David T. (Covina, CA)
Title: Single crystal, dual wafer, tunneling sensor or switch with substrate protrusion and a method of making same
Patent Number: 6,951,768

Inventors: Kubota; Masahiko (Tokyo, JP), Hiyama; Wataru (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing microstructure, method of manufacturing liquid discharge head, and liquid discharge head
Patent Number: 6,951,380

Inventors: Kudo; Hiromi (Chigasaki, JP), Kurokawa; Takahiro (Fujisawa, JP), Shimano; Takeshi (Yokohama, JP), Miyamoto; Harukazu (Higashimurayama, JP)
Title: Optical disk apparatus
Patent Number: 7,596,061

Inventors: Kudo; Makoto (Fujimi-machi, JP)
Title: Break board debugging device
Patent Number: 6,954,878

Inventors: Kuelbs; John A. (Southlake, TX), Kuelbs; Gregory G. (Keller, TX), Kuelbs; Gustav P. (Dallas, TX)
Title: Method of producing, selling, and distributing articles of manufacture
Patent Number: 6,954,734

Inventors: Kuhn; Justus (Munchen, DE)
Title: Method of matching different signal propagation times between a controller and at least two processing units, and a computer system
Patent Number: 6,954,871

Inventors: Kuhrts; Eric H. (Bodega, CA)
Title: Sustained-release microencapsulated delivery system
Patent Number: 6,953,593

Inventors: Kuksenkov; Dmitri V. (Painted Post, NY), Li; Ming-Jun (Horseheads, NY), Nolan; Daniel A. (Corning, NY)
Title: Non-linear positive dispersion optical fiber
Patent Number: 6,952,515

Inventors: Kull; Andreas (Donaueschingen, DE)
Title: Low power spindle motor with a stepped shaft
Patent Number: 6,951,422

Inventors: Kumar; Aditya (Niskayuna, NY), Vora; Nishith Pramod (Warminster, PA), Norman; Bruce G. (Ballston Lake, NY), Bonanni; Pierino G. (Clifton Park, NY)
Title: Method and system for temperature estimation of gas turbine combustion cans
Patent Number: 6,952,639

Inventors: Kumar; Derek D. (San Jose, CA), Levin; Gregg Brian (Los Altos, CA)
Title: System and methods for error tolerant content delivery over multicast channels
Patent Number: 8,542,593

Inventors: Kumar; Satyendra (Troy, MI), Kumar; Devendra (Rochester Hills, MI)
Title: Plasma generation and processing with multiple radiation sources
Patent Number: 7,592,564

Inventors: Kume; Harumi (Chita-gun, JP)
Title: Rectifier for automotive alternator
Patent Number: 7,592,724

Inventors: Kuo; Heng-Chen (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Network status indicating circuit
Patent Number: 7,595,736

Inventors: Kuriki; Nobuharu (Saitama, JP)
Title: Energy regenerating damper
Patent Number: 8,541,895

Inventors: Kurokawa; Midori (Odawara, JP), Kano; Azuma (Hiratsuka, JP)
Title: Storage system and storage control device
Patent Number: 7,594,083

Inventors: Kurth; Thomas M. (Princeton, IL), Kurth; Richard A. (Walnut, IL), Turner; Robert B. (Georgetown, TX), Kreifels; Les P. (Marseilles, IL)
Title: Vegetable oil-based coating and method for application
Patent Number: 7,595,094

Inventors: Kusudo; Ryoji (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus, process cartridge, and electrode member
Patent Number: 6,952,543

Inventors: Kusumoto; Shoji (Hitachinaka, JP), Takahashi; Hiroyuki (Hitachinaka, JP)
Title: Rotor driving apparatus with temperature adjustment of elastic supporting portion
Patent Number: 6,953,424

Inventors: Kuwata; Naoki (Nagano, JP), Maruyama; Takashi (Nagano, JP)
Title: Print data adjusting system, print data adjusting method, and software storage medium containing print data adjusting program
Patent Number: 6,954,289

Inventors: Kuzmenka; Maksim (Munich, DE)
Title: Circuit board for connecting an integrated circuit to a support and IC BGA package using same
Patent Number: 6,953,893

Inventors: Kwak; Jin Sam (Anyang-si, KR), Noh; Min Seok (Anyang-si, KR), Kwon; Yeong Hyeon (Anyang-si, KR), Kim; Dong Cheol (Anyang-si, KR), Moon; Sung Ho (Anyang-si, KR), Han; Seung Hee (Anyang-si, KR), Lee; Hyun Woo (Anyang-si, KR)
Title: Frame for flexibly supporting heterogeneous modes and TDD/FDD modes, and method for transmitting signals using the same
Patent Number: 8,542,639

Inventors: Kwak; Won-Kyu (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Light emitting panel and light emitting display
Patent Number: 7,592,982

Inventors: Kwan; Bruce H. (Sunnyvale, CA), Opsasnick; Eugene N. (Cupertino, CA), Agarwal; Puneet (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Service aware flow control
Patent Number: 7,593,329

Inventors: Kwon; Choong Hwan (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Method for manufacturing light emitting device package and frame for manufacturing light emitting device package
Patent Number: 8,541,249

Inventors: Kwon; Dae-hoon (Anyang-si, KR), Lee; Jeong-won (Seongnam-si, KR)
Title: Input signal level detection apparatus and method
Patent Number: 7,592,845

Inventors: Kwon; Hung-Rok (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Apparatus and method of managing reception state of data in digital broadcasting system
Patent Number: 7,594,251

Inventors: Kyoung; Chon-Su (Seoul, KR), Oh; Seung-Man (Suwon-si, KR), Jeong; Ho-Seop (Sungnam-si, KR)
Title: Optical pickup device
Patent Number: 6,952,389

Inventors: La Vigne; Michael Edward (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Smoke detector guard concentrator
Patent Number: 7,592,922

Inventors: Lackey; Robert William (Hickory, NC), Beckman; Robert Charles (Vale, NC), Fay; Andrew Frederick (Granite Falls, NC)
Title: Water purifying and flavor infusion device
Patent Number: 8,541,039

Inventors: Lacome; Thierry (Condecourt, FR), Hillion; Gerard (Herblay, FR), Delfort; Bruno (Paris, FR), Revel; Renaud (Serpaize, FR), Leporq; Serge (Mantes la Ville, FR), Acakpo; Gustave (Ris Orangis, FR)
Title: Process for transesterification of vegetable or animal oils using heterogeneous catalysts based on titanium, zirconium or antimony and aluminium
Patent Number: 7,592,470

Inventors: Lahner; Juergen (Morgan Hill, CA), Atmakuri; Kiran (Sunnyvale, CA), Chaturvedula; Kavitha (San Jose, CA)
Title: Enhanced method of optimizing multiplex structures and multiplex control structures in RTL code
Patent Number: 7,594,201

Inventors: Lai; Chih-Ming (Miao-Li Hsien, TW)
Title: Nitride-based semiconductor light emitting device and method for fabricating same
Patent Number: 7,595,514

Inventors: Lai; Jih-Sheng (Blacksburg, VA), Mansoor; Arshad (Oak Ridge, TN), Maitra; Arindam (Knoxville, TN), Goodman; Frank (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Multifunction hybrid intelligent universal transformer
Patent Number: 6,954,366

Inventors: Lai; Yu-Chin (Pittsford, NY), Quinn; Edmond T. (Rochester, NY)
Title: High refractive index aromatic-based prepolymer precursors
Patent Number: 6,951,914

Inventors: Lai; Yu-Ping (Foshan, CN)
Title: Button device
Patent Number: 7,592,560

Inventors: Lakhani; Vinod C. (Milpitas, CA), Chevallier; Christophe J. (Palo Alto, CA), Adsitt; Mathew L. (Boise, ID)
Title: Memory system, method and predecoding circuit operable in different modes for selectively accessing multiple blocks of memory cells for simultaneous writing or erasure
Patent Number: 6,954,400

Inventors: Lam; Harn Lian (30250 Ipoh, MY), Lam; Harn Yan (30250 Ipoh, MY)
Title: Closing device for drawers
Patent Number: 6,953,233

Inventors: Lam; James (Fremont, CA), Denning; Bruce (Monterey, CA), Du; Sterling (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Controller for portable electronic devices
Patent Number: 6,954,804

Inventors: Lam; Michelle T. (Gilbert, AZ), McDaniel; Nathan C. (Chandler, AZ), Barnes; Gary M. (Phoenix, AZ), Cruz; Rene (Avondale, AZ)
Title: Apparatus and method for die placement using transparent plate with fiducials
Patent Number: 6,954,272

Inventors: Lambert; James L. (Sunland, CA), Borchert; Mark S. (La Canada, CA)
Title: Non-invasive in vivo measurement of macular carotenoids
Patent Number: 7,593,763

Inventors: Lamm; Hubert (Kappelrodeck, DE)
Title: Method for controlling an adjustment process of a part
Patent Number: 6,952,087

Inventors: Landen; Franz-Josef (70184 Stuttgart, DE)
Title: Device and method for embossing book covers
Patent Number: 6,951,531

Inventors: Lang; Brien R. (Ann Arbor, MI), Maev; Roman Gr. (Windsor, Ontario, CA), Ptchelintsev; Andrei (Windsor, Ontario, CA)
Title: Apparatus for determining the preload for dental implant systems
Patent Number: 7,594,813

Inventors: Laroia; Rajiv (Basking Ridge, NJ), Li; Junyi (Matawan, NJ), Uppala; Sathyadev Venkata (Scotch Plains, NJ)
Title: Pilot use in orthogonal frequency division multiplexing based spread spectrum multiple access systems
Patent Number: 6,954,481

Inventors: Larrick; James W. (Mountain View, CA), Peacock, III; James C. (San Carlos, CA)
Title: Gamma-tocopherol therapy for restenosis prevention
Patent Number: 8,541,014

Inventors: Larsen; Leo (Kokkedal, DK), M.o slashed.ller; Peter (Kokkedal, DK)
Title: Headset
Patent Number: 6,952,481

Inventors: Larson; David J. (Northfield, MN), Singleton; Eric W. (Greenfield, MN), Ghaly; Mai A. (Bloomington, MN)
Title: Magnetoresistive sensor having low resistivity dual path conductor and optimized magnetic
Patent Number: 6,954,343

Inventors: Lary; Banning Gray (Miami, FL)
Title: Reciprocating cutting and dilating balloon
Patent Number: 6,951,566

Inventors: Lasser; Elliott C. (La Jolla, CA)
Title: Concentrated X-ray contrast media can act as universal antigens and can inhibit or prevent allergic reactions
Patent Number: 6,951,641

Inventors: Lastinger; Roc (Cave Creek, AZ), Spenik; John (Phoenix, AZ), Woodbury; Brian (Gilbert, AZ)
Title: Methods and apparatus for improving wireless communication by antenna polarization position
Patent Number: 7,595,756

Inventors: Lau; James Ching Sik (Hong Kong, CN)
Title: Permanent electric motor with a speed sensor
Patent Number: 6,954,012

Inventors: Lax; Samuel (Mission Hills, CA)
Title: Smoke detection and laser escape indication system utilizing a control master with base and satellite stations
Patent Number: 7,592,923

Inventors: Le Bars; Philippe (Thorigne-Fouillard, FR)
Title: Devices and methods of modulation and demodulation enabling the extension or replacement of a communications link, corresponding sender and receiver
Patent Number: 7,596,186

Inventors: LeCraw; Robert (Newmarket, CA)
Title: Potable water treatment plant and method of maintaining same
Patent Number: 6,953,525

Inventors: Lee; Chang Hee (Taejon, KR), Kim; Hyun Deok (Taegu, KR), Oh; Tae Won (Taegu, KR), Hun; Shin Jeong (Taegu, KR), Hee; Cho Yun (Seoul, KR)
Title: Multi-stage bidirectional optical amplifier
Patent Number: 6,952,308

Inventors: Lee; Chang Ho (Seoul, KR), Kong; Sun Hwan (Hwaseong-si, KR)
Title: Gallium nitride thin film on sapphire substrate having reduced bending deformation
Patent Number: 7,592,629

Inventors: Lee; Chang-Hee (Taejon, KR), Chu; Kwang-Uk (Taejon, KR), Kim; Bong-Soo (Taejon, KR)
Title: Apparatuses and methods for automatic wavelength locking of an optical transmitter to the wavelength of an injected incoherent light signal
Patent Number: 7,593,647

Inventors: Lee; Chen-Yi (Hsinchu, TW), Chang; Hsie-Chia (Keelung, TW), Lin; Chien-Ching (Chiai, TW)
Title: Method for calculating syndrome polynomial in decoding error correction codes
Patent Number: 6,954,892

Inventors: Lee; Dae Won (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Roh; Dong Wook (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Kim; Bong Hoe (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Yu; Nam Yul (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Kim; Ki Jun (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Methods of joint coding in mobile communication system
Patent Number: 8,543,885

Inventors: Lee; Dong Kyun (Seoul, KR), Kang; Byung Woo (Seoul, KR)
Title: Lens driving device
Patent Number: 7,595,947

Inventors: Lee; Hae Sook (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Self-propelled wind power generator
Patent Number: 7,592,711

Inventors: Lee; Jae-hyung (Suwon, KR), Kim; Kyu-hyoun (Suwon, KR)
Title: Semiconductor memory device having partially controlled delay locked loop
Patent Number: 6,954,094

Inventors: Lee; Jeong-Kyu (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Choke valve of clutch release cylinder
Patent Number: 6,952,922

Inventors: Lee; Ji Eun (Seoul, KR), Kim; Hyeon Jun (Seongnam, KR)
Title: Method for quantization of histogram bin value of image
Patent Number: 6,952,495

Inventors: Lee; Jong Won (Gunpo, KR)
Title: System for controlling continuous variable valve lift actuator of diesel engine, and method thereof
Patent Number: 8,543,312

Inventors: Lee; Jong-Jin (Seoul, KR), Sun; Yo-Han (Suson-si, KR), Oh; Tae-Seok (Seoul, KR), Joo; Sung-Jae (Seongnam-si, KR), Kim; Bum-Suk (Seoul, KR), Jang; Yun-Ho (Seoul, KR), Kim; Sae-Young (Suwon-si, KR), Yuk; Keun-Chan (Seoul, KR)
Title: Image sensor and method of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 7,595,519

Inventors: Lee; Jui-Kun (Hoffman Estates, IL), Myers; Ronald E. (Aurora, IL)
Title: Method of polishing a lanthanide substrate
Patent Number: 6,953,532

Inventors: Lee; Jung Min (Youngdungpo-gu, Seoul 150-010, KR)
Title: Self-cooling liquid container
Patent Number: 6,952,934

Inventors: Lee; Ko-Yen (Taipei, TW), Hung; Chia-Chieh (Taipei, TW), Su; Wei-Chuan (Taipei, TW)
Title: Power conversion controller having a novel power factor correction mechanism using line voltage normalization
Patent Number: 8,541,990

Inventors: Lee; Kwang-Hee (Suwon, KR), Moon; Kyeong-Tae (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Digital to analog converter transistor array and method of layout
Patent Number: 6,954,164

Inventors: Lee; Kwi-Jong (Seoul, KR)
Title: Array type multi-layer ceramic capacitor and production method thereof
Patent Number: 7,593,214

Inventors: Lee; Kwi-Jong (Seoul, KR), Oh; Young-Soo (Seongnam-si, KR), Kim; Jin-Yong (Seongnam-si, KR)
Title: Multi-layer ceramic capacitor and production method thereof
Patent Number: 7,593,215

Inventors: Lee; Kyu-Mann (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Nam; Sang-Don (Seoul, KR), Park; Kun-Sang (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Ferroelectric memory devices with expanded plate line and methods in fabricating the same
Patent Number: 6,952,028

Inventors: Lee; Kyu-Mann (Suwon, KR), Kim; Hyun-Jo (Hwasung, KR), Park; Jeong-Hee (Gwangmyeong, KR), Kim; Tae-Wan (Euwang, KR), Song; I-Hun (Seongnam, KR), Chung; Seok-Jae (Seongnam, KR)
Title: Magnetic tunnel junction structures and methods of fabrication
Patent Number: 6,952,364

Inventors: Lee; Kyung-bae (Busan, KR)
Title: Image stabilizing apparatus
Patent Number: 8,542,988

Inventors: Lee; Linda G. (Palo Alto, CA), Spurgeon; Sandra L. (San Mateo, CA), Rosenblum; Barnett (San Jose, CA)
Title: Methods of labeling polynucleotides with energy transfer dyes
Patent Number: 7,595,162

Inventors: Lee; Raymond (Chicago, IL), Bourek; Lee (Richardson, TX), Chan; Tony (Northbrook, IL), Shah; Amit (Mount Prospect, IL)
Title: Address learning system and method for using same
Patent Number: 6,954,729

Inventors: Lee; Sang Yup (Daejeon, KR), Deng; Zixin (Shanghai, CN), Chen; Shi (Shanghai, CN), Jeong; Ki Jun (Daejeon, KR), Zhou; Xiufen (Shanghai, CN)
Title: Genes for synthesis of FR-008 polyketides
Patent Number: 7,595,156

Inventors: Lee; Seok-ha (Seoul, KR)
Title: Doping mask and methods of manufacturing charge transfer image and microelectronic device using the same
Patent Number: 7,595,518

Inventors: Lee; Seong-hoon (Boise, ID)
Title: Digital phase mixers with enhanced speed
Patent Number: 6,952,127

Inventors: Lee; Seung-Ryong (Ichon-shi, KR), Joo; Moon-Sig (Ichon-shi, KR)
Title: Flash memory device with stacked dielectric structure including zirconium oxide and method for fabricating the same
Patent Number: 7,595,240

Inventors: Lee; Simon (Webster, NY), McClimans; Donald Paul (Fairport, NY), Tronolone; Mark Joseph (Fairport, NY)
Title: Method of assembling a composite data map having a closed-form solution
Patent Number: 7,593,599

Inventors: Lee; Su Ho (Seoul, KR)
Title: Oil Filter assembly for an internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 6,953,019

Inventors: Lee; Sung-Chul (Suwon-si, KR), Kim; Ju-Yong (Suwon-si, KR), Jeong; Sang-Min (Suwon-si, KR), Oh; Min-Jung (Suwon-si, KR), Cho; Woong-Ho (Suwon-si, KR), Choi; Jae-Woong (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Fuel cell system having a valve controlling the flow of water to a reformer based on fuel tank pressure
Patent Number: 8,541,140

Inventors: Lee; Whee-won (Seoul, KR)
Title: Data driving apparatus and display device comprising the same
Patent Number: 8,542,177

Inventors: Lee; Winston (Palo Alto, CA), Lee; Peter (Fremont, CA), Sutardja; Sehat (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Logic process DRAM
Patent Number: 7,596,011

Inventors: Lee; Young-Chul (Yongin-si, KR), Kim; Dong-Gil (Seoul, KR), Kim; Sung-Jung (Seoul, KR)
Title: Cassette assembly for manufacturing fluorescent lamps
Patent Number: 7,594,842

Inventors: Lee; Young-Min (Yongin-shi, KR), Ahn; June-Hyeon (Suwon-shi, KR), Kwak; Kyu-Sub (Seoul, KR)
Title: Coupling structure for optical waveguide and optical device and optical alignment method by using the same
Patent Number: 6,952,514

Inventors: Lee; Yueh-ju (San Jose, CA)
Title: System and method for echo assessment in a communication network
Patent Number: 6,952,473

Inventors: Lei; Fang (Durchhausen, DE), Kupferschmid; Markus (Emmingen-Liptingen, DE)
Title: Rod lens
Patent Number: 7,595,935

Inventors: Leiber; Heinz (Oberriexingen, DE), Leiber; Thomas (Munchen, DE)
Title: Dual-rotor motor having heat dissipation
Patent Number: 8,541,923

Inventors: Leidholm; Craig (Sunnyvale, CA), Bollman; Brent (San Jose, CA)
Title: Formation of photovoltaic absorber layers on foil substrates
Patent Number: 8,541,048

Inventors: Lell; Peter (D-85368 Moosburg, DE), Mackel; Rainer (D-53639 Konigswinter, DE), Schulz; Thomas (D-72669 Unterensingen, DE)
Title: Pyrotechnic safety element
Patent Number: 6,954,132

Inventors: Lemaux; Peggy (Moraga, CA), McElroy; David (North Stonington, CT), Koprek; Thomas (Pleasant Hill, CA)
Title: Transposon tagging and gene delivery in small grain cereals
Patent Number: 6,951,972

Inventors: Len; Brian (Coral Springs, FL)
Title: Wheel repair machine and method of use
Patent Number: 7,594,420

Inventors: Leonard; James Klein (Madison, WI), Sloan; Kenneth Berry (Gainesville, FL), Wagener; Kenneth Boone (Gainesville, FL)
Title: Poly (non-conjugated diene) based sunscreens
Patent Number: 8,540,976

Inventors: Leonard; Stephen W. (Unionville, CA), Xu; Ming Gang (Toronto, CA)
Title: Fluorescence measurement system with enhanced rejection of scattered light
Patent Number: 7,595,881

Inventors: Lerner; Eduard N. (Amsterdam, NL)
Title: Method and device for enhanced delivery of a biologically active agent through the spinal spaces into the central nervous system of a mammal
Patent Number: 7,593,770

Inventors: Lertrattanapanich; Surapong (Irvine, CA), Kim; Yeong-Taeg (Irvine, CA), Zhou; Zhi (Irvine, CA)
Title: System and method of adaptive vertical search range tracking for motion estimation in digital video
Patent Number: 8,542,883

Inventors: Leske; Olaf (Langenhagen, DE), Christoffers; Bernd (Wennigsen, DE)
Title: Actuating device for a brake unit of an electronically controlled vehicle brake system
Patent Number: 6,953,228

Inventors: Lestable; Thierry (Staines, TW)
Title: Map decoding
Patent Number: 7,594,161

Inventors: Leung; Ka Y. (Austin, TX)
Title: Common centroid layout for parallel resistors in an amplifier with matched AC performance
Patent Number: 6,954,167

Inventors: Leung; Shui-on (Madison, NJ), McBride; William J. (Summit, NJ), Qu; Zhengxing (Warren, NJ), Hansen; Hans (Mystic Island, NJ)
Title: Landscaped antibodies and antibody fragments for clinical use
Patent Number: 6,953,675

Inventors: Leurent; Ghislain-Henri (Mouvaux, FR)
Title: Covering structure for swimming pools
Patent Number: 6,952,900

Inventors: Levey; Brian (Yardley, PA), Shannon; Colman (Lawrenceville, NJ), Slocum; David (Yardley, PA)
Title: Tristimulus colorimeter having integral dye filters
Patent Number: 7,593,105

Inventors: Levit; Bernardo (Ciudad de Buenos Aires, AR)
Title: Tongue treating device
Patent Number: 6,951,567

Inventors: Levitan; Lev (Moscow, RU), Sevastyanov; Vladimir (Irvine, CA)
Title: Exclusion of regions method for multi-objective optimization
Patent Number: 7,593,834

Inventors: Leviton; Dan'l (Corona, CA), Isenberg; Henri (Los Angeles, CA)
Title: Voice communication with simulated speech data
Patent Number: 7,593,387

Inventors: Levy; Miguel (Chassell, MI)
Title: Magneto-photonic crystal isolators
Patent Number: 6,952,300

Inventors: Lew; Ivan (Toronto, CA), Santars; Aleksandrs (Toronto, CA), Sardar; Adil M. (Toronto, CA), Tremaine; David (Markham, CA)
Title: Redistribute native XML index key shipping
Patent Number: 8,543,600

Inventors: Lewis; Nathan S. (La Canada, CA), Freund; Michael S. (Winnipeg, CA), Briglin; Shawn S. (Chittenango, NY), Tokumaru; Phillip (Moorpark, CA), Martin; Charles R. (Gainesville, FL), Mitchell; David (Newtown, PA)
Title: Spatiotemporal and geometric optimization of sensor arrays for detecting analytes in fluids
Patent Number: 7,595,023

Inventors: Li; Hui (Bejing, CN), Wang; Bai Ling (WeiHai, CN)
Title: Method and apparatus for QR-factorizing matrix on a multiprocessor system
Patent Number: 8,543,626

Inventors: Li; Jin (Sammamish, WA), Chou; Philip A. (Bellevue, WA), Zhang; Cha (Pittsburgh, PA)
Title: Efficient one-to-many content distribution in a peer-to-peer computer network
Patent Number: 7,593,333

Inventors: Li; Lei (Shenzhen, CN), Chen; Ping (Shenzhen, CN), Wang; Chun-Ying (Shenzhen, CN), Zhang; Shu-Zhen (Shenzhen, CN), Huang; Xiao-Hong (Shenzhen, CN), Cao; Chen-Jing (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Test apparatus and method therewith
Patent Number: 7,594,444

Inventors: Li; Li-Dong (Guangdong, CN)
Title: Multi-disc player testing apparatus and method
Patent Number: 7,596,060

Inventors: Li; Qinghua (Pleasanton, CA), Lin; Xintian E. (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Switching schemes for multiple antennas
Patent Number: 7,595,768

Inventors: Li; Shuo-Yen Robert (Shatin, HK)
Title: Conditionally nonblocking switch of the upturned expander type
Patent Number: 6,952,418

Inventors: Li; Shuo-Yen Robert (Shatin, HK)
Title: Conditionally nonblocking switch of the circular expander type
Patent Number: 6,954,457

Inventors: Li; Tingkai (Vancouver, WA), Ulrich; Bruce D. (Beaverton, OR), Evans; David R. (Beaverton, OR), Hsu; Sheng Teng (Camas, WA)
Title: Method of etching a SiN/Ir/TaN or SiN/Ir/Ti stack using an aluminum hard mask
Patent Number: 6,951,825

Inventors: Li; Tsung-Hsi (Taipei Hsien, TW), Hsieh; Ming-Chih (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Fixing device for securing circuit board to plate member
Patent Number: 7,593,239

Inventors: Li; Yan Zun (Lagrangeville, NY)
Title: Low voltage programmable mosfet antifuse with body contact for diffusion heating
Patent Number: 8,542,517

Inventors: Liao; Chan-Chang (New Taipei, TW), Chiu; Hsien-Kun (Taoyuan, TW), Yen; Wei-Pang (Taoyuan County, TW), Hsu; Chao-Huan (Taoyuan County, TW)
Title: Method for manufacturing thin film transistor
Patent Number: 8,541,268

Inventors: Lie; Donald Y. C. (San Diego, CA), Popp; Jeremy Daniel (San Diego, CA)
Title: Open-loop RF transmitter output power control for increased power efficiency
Patent Number: 7,593,702

Inventors: Lieberman; Robert A. (Torrance, CA), Forrester; Thomas C. (Hacienda Heights, CA)
Title: Surveillance system and method
Patent Number: 6,954,142

Inventors: Liebschner; Michael (Houston, TX), Templeton; Alistair (Houston, TX)
Title: Intra-operative 3-D reconstruction of bone cement boli using X-rays
Patent Number: 7,596,254

Inventors: Lim; Mu-Ill (Trumbull, CT), Pan; Yuh-Guo (Stamford, CT)
Title: Primary intermediates for oxidative coloration of hair
Patent Number: 6,951,574

Inventors: Lim; Sil-Kuy (Hwaseong-si, KR), Kim; Dong-Sub (Hwaseong-si, KR), Choi; Jae-Seung (Hwaseong-si, KR)
Title: Liquid crystal display module for portable terminal
Patent Number: 8,542,481

Inventors: Lima; Avelino F. (North Hills, WV)
Title: Apparatus having improved wear-resistant properties
Patent Number: 7,592,558

Inventors: Lin; Chun-Pin (Taipei, TW)
Title: Conveying device for testing heat dissipating fans
Patent Number: 7,594,571

Inventors: Lin; Hwan-Rong (Changhua, TW), Hsu; Hung-Chang (Shinjuang, TW)
Title: Apparatus and method for detection for use in a touch-sensitive pad
Patent Number: 6,954,868

Inventors: Lin; Jong-Kai (Chandler, AZ), Lytle; William H. (Chandler, AZ), Fay; Owen (Gilbert, AZ), Markgraf; Steven (Chandler, AZ), Hughes; Henry G. (Scottsdale, AZ), Amrine; Craig (Tempe, AZ), De Silva; Ananda P. (Chandler, AZ)
Title: Wafer level MEMS packaging
Patent Number: 6,953,985

Inventors: Lin; Jyh-Chain (Tu-chen, TW), Lee; Ching-Yen (Tu-chen, TW)
Title: Driving circuit for light emitting diodes
Patent Number: 6,954,039

Inventors: Lin; Wei-Yi (Taipei, TW), Wang; Li-Ting (Taipei, TW), Sun; Kuang-Chung (Taipei, TW), Huang; Ting-Chiang (Taipei, TW), Wang; Feng-Ku (Taipei, TV)
Title: Electronic apparatus with improved heat dissipation
Patent Number: 8,542,486

Inventors: Lin; Yen-Fei (Dong-Gang jen, TW), Sun; Yueh-mao (Taipei, TW), Wen; Wei-Jen (Zhu-bei, TW)
Title: Development hastened stability of titanium nitride for APM etching rate monitor
Patent Number: 6,951,767

Inventors: Lindahl; Arthur Charles (Ventura, CA)
Title: Removable eyewear member
Patent Number: 7,594,280

Inventors: Linderyd; Johan (Sundbyberg, SE), Larsson; Anders (Sodertalje, SE), Mattsson; Christer (Norrtalje, SE)
Title: Method for fuel injection in a combustion engine and combustion engine
Patent Number: 6,953,030

Inventors: Lindt; Paul (Donauworth, DE)
Title: Coupling configuration for optically coupling an optical conductor to an opto-receiver
Patent Number: 6,954,565

Inventors: Lininger; Joseph E. (Burlington, WI), Haberstroh; James A. (Vernon Hills, IL)
Title: Strapping machine with improved chute release system
Patent Number: 6,951,170

Inventors: Lipshutz; Robert J. (Palo Alto, CA), Sapolsky; Ronald (Mountain View, CA), Ghandour; Ghassan (Atherton, CA)
Title: Polymorphism detection
Patent Number: 6,953,663

Inventors: Liskow; Uwe (Asperg, DE)
Title: Fuel injection valve
Patent Number: 6,953,158

Inventors: Liu; Ansheng (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for splitting or combining optical beams with A Y coupler with reduced loss and electrical isolation
Patent Number: 6,954,568

Inventors: Liu; Ansheng (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for phase shifting an optical beam in an optical device
Patent Number: 6,954,558

Inventors: Liu; Jen-Chieh (Danshuei Township, TW), Liu; Chun-Liang (Banciao, TW)
Title: Paper grabbing assembly
Patent Number: 7,594,649

Inventors: Liu; Jianwei (Austin, TX)
Title: Providing an adder with a conversion circuit in a slack propagation path
Patent Number: 6,954,773

Inventors: Liu; Keliang (Beijing, CN), Yu; Wensheng (Beijing, CN), Liang; Yuanjun (Beijing, CN), Wang; Hai (Beijing, CN), Zhao; Yufen (Beijing, CN), Ding; Zhenkai (Beijing, CN)
Title: Endothelin antagonist
Patent Number: 6,953,780

Inventors: Liu; Lei (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Mounting device for expansion card
Patent Number: 8,542,496

Inventors: Liu; Peng (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Heat dissipation device
Patent Number: 7,595,989

Inventors: Liu; Xiong (Singapore, SG), Qiang; Bi (Singapore, SG), Gomez; Kevin Arthur (Singapore, SG), Shuangquan; Min (Singapore, SG)
Title: Method and disc drive for writing servo wedges
Patent Number: 6,954,325

Inventors: Lloyd; Gregory R. (Providence, RI), Nuzum; Christopher J. (Providence, RI), Fujii; Roger (Burke, VA), Miller; Andrew J. (Washington, DC), Simmons; Carrie (New York, NY)
Title: System and method for cross-referencing, searching and displaying entries in a document publishing system
Patent Number: 7,593,954

Inventors: Lock; Erwin (Boeblingen, DE), Muehlbauer; Christian (Asperg, DE), Kustosch; Mario (Markgroeningen, DE)
Title: Method for controlling the speed of a vehicle
Patent Number: 7,593,801

Inventors: Loeb; Marvin P. (Huntington Beach, CA)
Title: Device and method for delivery of long wavelength laser energy to a tissue site
Patent Number: 6,953,458

Inventors: Loeffler; Frank (Atlanta, GA), Ritalahti; Kirsti M. (Atlanta, GA)
Title: Methods and reagents for quantitative analysis of Dehalococcoides species
Patent Number: 7,595,176

Inventors: Lommerts; Bert Jan (Heerhugowaard, NL), van Loef; Anton Nico (Leiden, NL), Verweij; Martinus Rijk (Utrecht, NL)
Title: Polymer modified bituminous binder with low emissions
Patent Number: 7,595,356

Inventors: Lomp; Gary R. (Centerport, NY), Ozluturk; Faith (Port Washington, NY)
Title: Efficient multipath centroid tracking circuit for a code division multiple access (CDMA) system
Patent Number: 7,593,453

Inventors: Lonati; Tiberio (Brescia, IT), Giuseppe; Marchina (Rodengo Saiano, IT)
Title: Apparatus and method for controlling the weight of fabric produced by a textile machine, in particular by a circular knitting machine
Patent Number: 6,952,939

Inventors: Lopez; Bonnie (Federal Way, WA)
Title: Sandpaper dispenser
Patent Number: 6,951,297

Inventors: Lu; Ching-Shan (Taichung, TW)
Title: System and method for equipment malfunction detection and diagnosis
Patent Number: 6,954,715

Inventors: Lu; Nan Chin (Taipei, TW)
Title: Multifunctional cool and hot compress bag
Patent Number: 6,953,474

Inventors: Lu; Zhong Yan (BeiJing, CN), Shan; Jian Hong (Beijing, CN), Yu; Shao Yang (BeiJing, CN), Zhang; Yu (Beijing, CN)
Title: Method for content responding and content requesting, content responder and content requestor
Patent Number: 8,543,731

Inventors: Lubart; Neil D. (Austin, TX), Wojciechowski; Timothy J. (Westlake, OH), Lash; Thomas E. (Shaker Heights, OH)
Title: Integrated sub-assembly having a light collimating or transflecting device
Patent Number: 7,595,934

Inventors: Lubitz; Werner (1080 Vienna, AT), Paukner; Susanne (Krems, AT)
Title: Closure of bacterial ghost
Patent Number: 6,951,756

Inventors: Luchetti; Pablo Cristian (Lomas de Zamora, Buenos Aires, AR)
Title: Incision and closure surgical device
Patent Number: 7,594,914

Inventors: Lucky; Dan (Ponte Vedra Beach, FL)
Title: Fishing rod holder
Patent Number: 7,594,353

Inventors: Ludwicki; Gregory (Valparaiso, IN)
Title: Method for minimizing bowing of collector plates in an electrostatic precipitator, and a collector plate-clip combination
Patent Number: 6,951,580

Inventors: Ludwig; Lester F. (Belomont, CA)
Title: Correction of mis-focus in recorded images using centered discrete fractional fourier transformations with high-accuracy orthonormal eigenvectors
Patent Number: 8,542,945

Inventors: Lukavec; Jan (101 00 Praha, CZ)
Title: Automatic releasing device for a parachute
Patent Number: 6,953,173

Inventors: Lundberg; William Richard (Sebeka, MN)
Title: Stove with door opening mechanism
Patent Number: 7,594,506

Inventors: Lunteren; Jan van (Gattikon, CH)
Title: Exploitation of transition rule sharing based on short state tags to improve the storage efficiency
Patent Number: 8,543,528

Inventors: Lutter; Gerhard (Bergfelde, DE), Hahn; Daniel (Berlin, DE), Shah; Minoo J. (Farmington Hills, MI), Webber; James L. (Shelby Township, MI)
Title: Hood lift mechanism and method
Patent Number: 7,594,555

Inventors: Lutz; David G. (New Holland, PA)
Title: Rotary damper resistance for steering system
Patent Number: 7,594,563

Inventors: Lutz; Markus (Palo Alto, CA), Partridge; Aaron (Palo Alto, CA), Kronmueller; Silvia (Schwaikheim, DE)
Title: Anchors for microelectromechanical systems having an SOI substrate, and method of fabricating same
Patent Number: 6,952,041

Inventors: Lyon; Jeffrey A. (Silver Spring, MD), Angov; Evelina (Bethesda, MD)
Title: Isolation and purification of P. falciparum merozoite protein-142 vaccine
Patent Number: 7,595,191

Inventors: Lyons; Alexander Ralph (Berkshire, GB), Baumberg; Adam Michael (Berkshire, GB)
Title: Three-dimensional computer modelling
Patent Number: 6,954,212

Inventors: Mabuchi; Keiji (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Solid-state imaging device, method of manufacturing the same, and imaging apparatus
Patent Number: 8,541,255

Inventors: MacInnis; Alexander G. (Los Altos, CA), Zhong; Sheng (Fremont, CA)
Title: System and method for three dimensional comb filtering
Patent Number: 7,595,842

Inventors: Mack; Paul (Stittsville, Ontario, CA)
Title: Semiconductor device having predictable electrical properties
Patent Number: 7,594,197

Inventors: MacNaughton; Boyd (Portland, OR), Kimmell; Rodney W. (Gaston, OR), Allen; David W. (Beaverton, OR), Bezgovsek; Jure (Velenje, SI)
Title: 3D shutter glasses for use with LCD displays
Patent Number: 8,542,326

Inventors: Maddox; Thomas L. (Chesterfield, MO)
Title: On-board water treatment and management process and apparatus
Patent Number: 7,595,003

Inventors: Maeda; Motohiro (Kawasaki, JP), Yamashita; Hirofumi (Kawasaki, JP), Tanaka; Nagataka (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Solid-state imaging device
Patent Number: 8,542,304

Inventors: Maeno; Kurato (Gunma, JP)
Title: IMAGE TRANSMISSION DEVICE AND STORAGE MEDIUM WITH PROGRAM FOR REALIZING ITS FUNCTION, IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE AND STORAGE MEDIUM WITH PROGRAM FOR REALIZING ITS FUNCTION, AND IMAGE TRANSMISSION/RECEPTION SYSTEM
Patent Number: 6,954,540

Inventors: Magagna; Timothy (Pocatello, ID)
Title: Faucet clamp
Patent Number: 6,953,314

Inventors: Maguire, Jr.; Francis J. (Southbury, CT)
Title: Method and devices for displaying images for viewing with varying accommodation
Patent Number: 6,953,249

Inventors: Mahoney; Danny D. (Carson City, NV)
Title: Mattress with transparent cover
Patent Number: 6,952,851

Inventors: Maio; Giuseppe (Zelo Surrigone, IT), Mandelli; Antonio (Cernusco sul Naviglio, IT)
Title: Package for containing and displaying cosmetic products and process for the manufacture thereof
Patent Number: 6,953,543

Inventors: Majahan; Sunil (Gurgaon, IN)
Title: Method for implementing games in a communication network using PTT/PTV technology and systems thereof
Patent Number: 7,593,744

Inventors: Malalur; Govind (Fremont, CA)
Title: Table lookup mechanism for address resolution
Patent Number: 7,593,953

Inventors: Malvar; Thomas (Dublin, PA), Gilmer; Amy Jelen (Langhorne, PA)
Title: Antibodies immunologically reactive with broad-spectrum delta endotoxins
Patent Number: 6,951,922

Inventors: Malz, Jr.; Russell E. (Glastonbury, CT), Kumar; Ranjit (Storrs, CT), Garces; Luis Javier (Storrs, CT), Suib; Steven L. (Storrs, CT)
Title: Process for preparing ortho substituted phenylamines
Patent Number: 6,953,866

Inventors: Mammen; Neil (San Jose, CA), Agarwal; Sanjay (San Jose, CA)
Title: Method of policing network traffic
Patent Number: 7,593,334

Inventors: Mangal; Manish (Overland Park, KS), Breau; Jeremy R. (Kansas City, MO), Rogers; Frederick C. (Olathe, KS)
Title: Multidomain, intercarrier network-to-network interface
Patent Number: 8,543,118

Inventors: Manifold; Robert H. (Pomfret Center, CT)
Title: Optical communication management systems
Patent Number: 7,596,314

Inventors: Mann; Hans-Juergen (Oberkochen, DE), Singer; Wolfgang (Aalen, DE), Schultz; Joerg (Aalen, DE), Wangler; Johannes (Koenigsbronn, DE), Schuster; Karl-Heinz (Koenigsbronn, DE), Dinger; Udo (Oberkochen, DE), Antoni; Martin (Aalen, DE), Ulrich; Wilhelm (Aalen, DE)
Title: Illumination system particularly for microlithography
Patent Number: 7,592,598

Inventors: Mann; Samuel J. (New York, NY)
Title: Multi-line, multi-function yacht winch
Patent Number: 7,594,640

Inventors: Mansfield; Daniel Ian (Leicester, GB)
Title: Apparatus for and a method of determining surface characteristics
Patent Number: 8,543,353

Inventors: Mansour; Mohamad (San Jose, CA)
Title: Communications channel parallel interleaver and de-interleaver
Patent Number: 8,543,884

Inventors: Mantha; Ramesh (Toronto, CA)
Title: Method, system and apparatus for improving reception in multiple access communication systems
Patent Number: 6,952,589

Inventors: Mao; Wenbo (Bristol, GB)
Title: Verification of the private components of a public-key cryptographic system
Patent Number: 6,952,476

Inventors: Marcus; Arnold (Orange, CT)
Title: Fitting aligner and method of aligning and connecting threaded fasteners
Patent Number: 7,594,312

Inventors: Marcus; Essam Tawfik (Morrisville, NC)
Title: Anti-rollback control system for hybrid and conventional powertrain vehicles
Patent Number: 8,543,303

Inventors: Markland; William (Milford, MA), Ladner; Robert Charles (Ijamsville, MD)
Title: Inhibitors of human plasmin derived from the kunitz domains
Patent Number: 6,953,674

Inventors: Marshall; Mark T. (Forest Lake, MN), Svensk; James R. (Coon Rapids, MN), Cobian; Kenneth E. (St. Anthony, MN), Ries; Richard D. (Stillwater, MN)
Title: Method of manufacturing an implantable device feedthrough assembly
Patent Number: 6,951,664

Inventors: Marti; Heinrich (Forch, CH), Barbe; Jaques (Tarantaise, FR)
Title: Method for operating a strip casting machine for producing a metal strip and device for carrying out said method
Patent Number: 7,594,534

Inventors: Martin; Andrew Louis (Ferny Creek, AU), Paterson; Bruce Melrose (Ashwood, AU)
Title: System and method for interfacing devices under SNMP
Patent Number: 7,594,005

Inventors: Martin; John R. (Rio Rancho, NM), Blevins; William M. (Albuquerque, NM)
Title: Velocity measurement using magnetoresistive sensors
Patent Number: 7,595,633

Inventors: Martin; Jon W. (Loudon, TN)
Title: Method of manufacturing a boot seal
Patent Number: 6,951,336

Inventors: Martinez; Loretta A. (Moriarty, NM)
Title: Brand recognition system
Patent Number: 7,593,856

Inventors: Martins; Fernando (Hillsboro, OR), Sun; Wei (Montreal, CA)
Title: Object trackability via parametric camera tuning
Patent Number: 6,952,224

Inventors: Maruta; Naoto (Daito, JP)
Title: Speaker
Patent Number: 6,954,539

Inventors: Maruyama; Yutaka (Tokyo, JP), Kojima; Nobuyuki (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Ezaki; Toru (Tokyo, JP), Yamakawa; Takahiro (Saitama-ken, JP)
Title: Method for producing a stacked piezoelectric element
Patent Number: 6,951,048

Inventors: Marx; Matthew A. (Waterford, CT), Chen; Jinshan (Brookfield, CT), LaGreca; Susan (Old Lyme, CT)
Title: Substituted pyrrolo[2,3-d]pyrimidine derivatives useful in cancer treatment
Patent Number: 7,595,325

Inventors: Maschke; Michael (Lonnerstadt, DE)
Title: Diagnosis device for radiographic and nuclear medical examinations
Patent Number: 7,592,600

Inventors: Masubuchi; Fumihito (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Heat recycling image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 7,593,679

Inventors: Masuda; Koji (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Diffraction optical element, light beam detection device, optical scanner and image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 7,593,150

Inventors: Masuda; Masafumi (Yokosuka, JP), Abe; Toyohiro (Koutou-ku, JP), Sato; Takaaki (Kawasaki, JP), Yamagata; Katsuhiko (Fujisawa, JP)
Title: Communication control device and communication control method
Patent Number: 8,542,651

Inventors: Matheson; Dan (Fort Collins, CO)
Title: Collaboration session recording model
Patent Number: 6,952,660

Inventors: Mathur; Alok (Milpitas, CA), Beylin; Boris (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Full regular expression search of network traffic
Patent Number: 6,952,694

Inventors: Matsubara; Ryota (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Liquid crystal display
Patent Number: 7,595,853

Inventors: Matsubayashi; Don Hideyasu (Monterey, CA)
Title: Automated output of user guide
Patent Number: 6,954,279

Inventors: Matsugashita; Hayato (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Method and device for issuing tickets to clients based on registration and restoration once a shutdown occurs
Patent Number: 7,595,905

Inventors: Matsui; Tsutomu (Osaka, JP)
Title: Optical head device capable of detecting the output laser beam
Patent Number: 7,593,308

Inventors: Matsui; Yoshinori (Chuo-ku, JP), Kaneko; Shoji (Chuo-ku, JP)
Title: Semiconductor memory device and method for testing same
Patent Number: 8,542,546

Inventors: Matsukawa; Nozomu (Nara, JP), Hiramoto; Masayoshi (Ikoma, JP), Odagawa; Akihiro (Nara, JP), Satomi; Mitsuo (Katano, JP), Sugita; Yasunari (Kadoma, JP)
Title: Magnetic storage element, production method and driving method therefor, and memory array
Patent Number: 6,954,372

Inventors: Matsumiya; Yasuo (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device including wiring connection testing structure
Patent Number: 7,592,623

Inventors: Matsumoto; Mitsufumi (Kitakyusyu, JP), Nishimura; Yasuhiko (Kitakyusyu, JP)
Title: Microorganisms, selenium acid compound-reducing agent, method for reducing and method for removing selenium acid compound, and process for producing metallic selenium
Patent Number: 8,541,215

Inventors: Matsumoto; Nobuyuki (Tokyo, JP), Ida; Takashi (Kanagawa, JP), Mita; Takeshi (Kanagawa, JP), Takeshima; Hidenori (Kanagawa, JP), Taguchi; Yasunori (Kanagawa, JP), Isogawa; Kenzo (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Imaging device and method for capturing image
Patent Number: 7,593,037

Inventors: Matsumoto; Tadashi (Adachi-ku, JP)
Title: Sheet conveyor and image formation device with shaped belt platen
Patent Number: 7,594,654

Inventors: Matsunaga; Minoru (Wako, JP)
Title: Foil bearing
Patent Number: 6,953,283

Inventors: Matsunaga; Toshitaka (Akishima, JP), Sado; Hideo (Ome, JP), Aikawa; Koichi (Kawasaki, JP), Tabuchi; Tetsuya (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Magnetic disk drive and method for controlling microactuator in magnetic disk drive
Patent Number: 8,542,458

Inventors: Matsuoka; Hiroyuki (Yokkaichi, JP), Okamoto; Michiaki (Yokkaichi, JP), Nishida; Atsushi (Toyota, JP), Nakanishi; Hiroyuki (Toyota, JP), Minakata; Masato (Toyota, JP)
Title: Connector
Patent Number: 6,953,370

Inventors: Matsuoka; Taira (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus and image processing program
Patent Number: 8,542,419

Inventors: Matsuura; Takahiro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus and method
Patent Number: 6,952,503

Inventors: Matto ; Juhani (Tampere, FI)
Title: Electronic device and method of operation
Patent Number: 6,954,638

Inventors: Mauer; Brian B. (Denver, IA)
Title: Window covering
Patent Number: 6,952,897

Inventors: Maybury; Peter (Kingswinford, GB)
Title: Method and machine of manufacture of rotor elements
Patent Number: 6,952,943

Inventors: Mayell; Robert J. (Los Altos, CA)
Title: Forward converter transformer saturation prevention
Patent Number: 8,542,508

Inventors: Mayo; Stephen (Pasadena, CA), Shifman; Julia (Pasadena, CA), Shimaoka; Motomu (Brookline, MA), Springer; Timothy (Newton, MA)
Title: Proteins with integrin-like activity
Patent Number: 6,951,927

Inventors: Mays, Jr.; Robert (Austin, TX)
Title: System for thermal shaping of optical fibers
Patent Number: 6,951,994

Inventors: Mazumder; Prantik (Ithaca, NY), Potapenko; Sergey (Painted Post, NY), Venkataraman; Natesan (Painted Post, NY)
Title: Methods of making an article of semiconducting material on a mold comprising particles of a semiconducting material
Patent Number: 8,540,920

Inventors: McCrosky; Carl D. (Saskatoon, CA), Guay; Bernard (Vancouver, CA), Konkin; Doug (Saskatoon, CA), Lang; Steven F. (Vancouver, CA), Mok; Winston K. (Vancouver, CA)
Title: Bus interface for transfer of multiple SONET/SDH rates over a serial backplane
Patent Number: 7,593,411

Inventors: McDaniel; Billy W. (Duncan, OK), Slabaugh; Billy F. (Duncan, OK), Lehman; Lyle V. (Katy, TX), Weaver; Jimmie D. (Duncan, OK)
Title: Methods to increase recovery of treatment fluid following stimulation of a subterranean formation comprising in situ fluorocarbon coated particles
Patent Number: 7,595,281

Inventors: McDaniel; Scott (Villa Park, CA), Fan; Kan Frankie (Diamond Bar, CA), El Zur; Uri (Irvine, CA)
Title: Method and system for transmit scheduling for multi-layer network interface controller (NIC) operation
Patent Number: 8,542,585

Inventors: McDonald; Andrew (Osaka, JP)
Title: Cellular phone
Patent Number: 7,596,390

Inventors: McElheny; Peter John (Morgan Hill, CA), Liu; Yowjuang Bill (San Jose, CA)
Title: Dual-oxide transistors for the improvement of reliability and off-state leakage
Patent Number: 6,951,792

Inventors: McElroy; John Francis (Wilmington, DE), Chorvat; Robert J. (West Chester, PA), Rajagopalan; Parthasarathi (Chennai, IN)
Title: MAO-B inhibitors useful for treating obesity
Patent Number: 8,541,475

Inventors: McGarry; E. John (La Jolla, CA), Silver; William M. (Weston, MA)
Title: System and method for acquiring a still image from a moving image
Patent Number: 8,542,281

Inventors: McGivern; Joseph F. (Ortonville, MI)
Title: Programmable sighting system for a hunting bow
Patent Number: 6,952,881

Inventors: McGrady; R. Michael (Baden, PA), Fedor; Max A. (Wexford, PA), Colburn; Eric R. (Wexford, PA), Neu; Daniel W. (Pittsburgh, PA), Gillio; Robert G. (Lancaster, PA)
Title: Method of monitoring medical item inventory
Patent Number: 7,596,426

Inventors: McGregor; Travis M. (Manhattan Beach, CA), McGregor; Christopher M. (San Francisco, CA), McGregor; D. Scott (White Rock, BC, CA)
Title: Bio-metric smart card, bio-metric smart card reader, and method of use
Patent Number: 6,954,133

Inventors: McKedy; George E. (Williamsville, NY)
Title: Method of absorbing oxygen
Patent Number: 7,594,957

Inventors: McKelvey; Henry A. (Capitol Heights, MD), McCain, Jr.; Randy B. (Fort Washington, MD)
Title: Optical network terminal backup battery centralized monitoring and voltage alert
Patent Number: 8,542,126

Inventors: McKinnon; Graeme C. (Hartland, WI), Boskamp; Eddy B. (Menomonee Falls, WI), Wang; Shumin (Lima, OH)
Title: Phase controlled surface coil magnetic resonance imaging
Patent Number: 6,952,100

Inventors: McLaughlin, Jr.; John W. (Cherry Hill, NJ)
Title: Playing card reading device and method
Patent Number: 7,594,661

Inventors: McQuade; Richard (Flemington, NJ), Chester; Marc (Brick, NJ), DePalma; Michael J. (Oak Ridge, NJ)
Title: Tracking the distribution of prescription drugs and other controlled articles
Patent Number: 6,952,681

Inventors: McRae; Douglas S. (Gig Harbor, WA)
Title: System and method for clam farming
Patent Number: 6,953,006

Inventors: Medlock; Linda M. (Omaha, NE)
Title: Pillow
Patent Number: 7,594,289

Inventors: Meguro; Fumihito (Tokyo, JP), Nakatsuka; Tomomi (Tokyo, JP), Hori; Masashi (Tokyo, JP), Sotome; Hiromi (Tokyo, JP), Iwata; Masahiro (Tokyo, JP), Kobayashi; Kuniyuki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Flat acoustic transducer and method for driving the same
Patent Number: 8,542,862

Inventors: Mehas; Gustavo James (Sunnyvale, CA), Agarwal; Sandeep (Fremont, CA), Vivrekar; Jayant (San Jose, CA), Chen; Xiaole (San Jose, CA)
Title: Method for using digital PLL in a voltage regulator
Patent Number: 7,592,846

Inventors: Mehr; Knut G. (San Francisco, CA), Avizonis; Daina Zofija (Redwood City, CA), Dixon; John Mark (San Francisco, CA), John; Boban Kuriakose (Fremont, CA)
Title: Electronic NMR reference signal systems and methods
Patent Number: 7,595,641

Inventors: Mehta; Anil J. (Lake Jackson, TX), Tirtowidjojo; Danil (Lake Jackson, TX), Hook; Bruce D. (Lake Jackson, TX), Briggs; John R. (Midland, MI), Hippler; Jeffrey G. (South Charleston, WV)
Title: Process and apparatus for producing chlorohydrin
Patent Number: 8,541,632

Inventors: Meissner; Richard K. (Hartland, WI)
Title: Quick connect climbing hold
Patent Number: 7,594,874

Inventors: Melvik; Jan Egil (Oslo, NO), Dornish; Michael (Bekkestua, NO)
Title: Use of alginate matrices to control cell growth
Patent Number: 8,541,017

Inventors: Mercer; John E. (Kent, WA)
Title: Determination of actual path of inground device based on information corresponding to reference point measurements
Patent Number: 6,954,073

Inventors: Merck; Christopher T. (North Vancouver, CA)
Title: Water extraction device
Patent Number: 6,952,858

Inventors: Mesaros; Gregory J. (Westlake, OH)
Title: Multiple price curves and attributes
Patent Number: 7,593,871

Inventors: Meyer; Andrew Edgar (Milwaukee, WI), Knapp; Todd Kim (Waukesha, WI), Muench; Frank John (Waukesha, WI)
Title: Visual latching indicator arrangement for an electrical bushing and terminator
Patent Number: 8,541,684

Inventors: Meyer; Moritz Andreas (Dresden, DE), Zschech; Ehrenfried (Moritzburg, DE), Langer; Eckhard (Radebeul, DE)
Title: Technique for monitoring the state of metal lines in microstructures
Patent Number: 6,953,755

Inventors: Meyers; Eric F. (Manhattan Beach, CA), Yarovinsky; Steve E. (Hollywood, CA)
Title: Performing artist transaction system and related method
Patent Number: 7,594,264

Inventors: Miaskiewicz, Jr.; Ronald Edmund (Taga Cay, SC), Krishnamurthy; Raja (Bangalore, IN)
Title: Combination closure and tear tape, packaging materials containing it, and method of using it to seal and later open packages
Patent Number: 6,951,301

Inventors: Michail; Ashraf A. (Redmond, WA), Zhou; Kun (Beijing, CN), Swedberg; Gregory D. (Bellevue, WA), Secchia; Adrian (Bellevue, WA)
Title: Hardware-accelerated anti-aliased graphics
Patent Number: 6,954,211

Inventors: Middelman; Erik (Arnhem, NL), Jongerden; Gert Jan (Velp, NL)
Title: Method of manufacturing a photovoltaic foil
Patent Number: 6,951,770

Inventors: Mikaki; Shunji (Sendai, JP), Togo; Kazuyoshi (Sendai, JP), Yoneda; Naoya (Sendai, JP)
Title: Back panel and/or spacer for display apparatus and display apparatus using the same
Patent Number: 6,954,029

Inventors: Mikhaylichenko; Katrina (San Jose, CA), Redeker; Fritz C. (Fremont, CA)
Title: Brush scrubbing-high frequency resonating wafer processing system and methods for making and implementing the same
Patent Number: 6,951,042

Inventors: Mikuriya; Kenta (Musashino, JP), Yoshida; Takashi (Musashino, JP), Kosugi; Yasuhito (Musashino, JP)
Title: Confocal scanner having beam spread angle adjustment device
Patent Number: 7,592,582

Inventors: Miller; Chandra Tier (Bear, DE), Miller-Simmons, legal representative; Andrea (Bronx, NY), Corman; Faye Michelle (Barrington, NJ), Wysong; Ernest Byron (Hockessin, DE)
Title: Anionic/cationic masonry sealing systems
Patent Number: 7,592,489

Inventors: Miller; Daniel J. (Carnation, WA), Rudolph; Eric H. (Woodinville, WA)
Title: Methods and systems for managing multiple inputs and methods and systems for processing media content
Patent Number: 6,954,581

Inventors: Miller; Jeffrey N. (Los Altos Hills, CA), Robbins; Virginia M. (Los Gatos, CA), Lester; Steven D. (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Fixed wavelength vertical cavity optical devices and method of manufacture therefor
Patent Number: 6,953,702

Inventors: Milligan; Andrew D. (Redmond, WA), Syed; Harris (Kirkland, WA), Doty; John D. (Seattle, WA), Feingold; Max Attar (Bellevue, WA), Abraham; Saji (Bellevue, WA)
Title: Generating a dynamic web service and dynamic service surrogate for legacy application components
Patent Number: 7,593,994

Inventors: Milo; Simcha (Haifa, IL)
Title: Ultrasonic medical device
Patent Number: 6,953,438

Inventors: Milton; Jeffery John (Lake Orion, MI)
Title: Fuel delivery system with flow re-director for improved re-priming sequence
Patent Number: 6,951,208

Inventors: Minekawa; Harumi (Tochigi, JP), Watanabe; Keiko (Tokyo, JP), Kojiya; Shinichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Method for detecting SARS coronavirus
Patent Number: 7,595,381

Inventors: Minekawa; Harumi (Tochigi, JP), Watanabe; Keiko (Tokyo, JP), Kojiya; Shinichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Method for detecting SARS coronavirus
Patent Number: 7,595,163

Inventors: Minnis; Brian J. (Crawley, GB), Moore; Paul A. (Seaford, GB)
Title: Radio receiver
Patent Number: 6,954,628

Inventors: Minoo; Jahan (South San Francisco, CA), Lydon; Gregory T. (Santa Cruz, CA), Loo; Kenneth (San Jose, CA), Bolton; Lawrence G. (Fremont, CA), Yepez; Roberto G. (San Francisco, CA), Ananny; John M. (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Accessory for a portable computing device
Patent Number: 8,543,745

Inventors: Mitchell; Julian (Maidenhead, GB), Sylvain; Dany (Gatineau, CA), Larrigan; Scott (Ottawa, CA)
Title: Convertor shared by multiple virtual private networks
Patent Number: 7,593,388

Inventors: Mitsubori; Toshimasa (Saitama, JP), Yoshida; Yoshihiro (Saitama, JP)
Title: Clutch mechanism of hydrostatic continuously variable transmission
Patent Number: 7,594,397

Inventors: Miura; Junichi (Tokyo, JP), Saito; Yukio (Tokyo, JP), Koiso; Ryota (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Electronic authentication method, electronic authentication apparatus and electronic authentication storage medium
Patent Number: 6,954,854

Inventors: Miyadera; Tatsuya (Ikeda, JP), Ohshima; Tomohiro (Ikeda, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus and method of correcting image misalignment
Patent Number: 8,543,020

Inventors: Miyagi; Hiroshi (Jouetsu, JP)
Title: FET band amplifier
Patent Number: 6,954,106

Inventors: Miyakawa; Keiichiro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Communication device, communication method, and program
Patent Number: 8,543,056

Inventors: Miyake; Nobutaka (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Kusakabe; Minoru (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus and method
Patent Number: 6,954,542

Inventors: Miyazono; Kohei (Uppsala, SE), ten Dijke; Peter (Uppsala, SE), Franzen; Petra (Uppsala, SE), Yamashita; Hidetoshi (Uppsala, SE), Heldin; Carl-Henrik (Uppsala, SE)
Title: Antibodies which bind specifically to activin receptor like kinases
Patent Number: 7,592,428

Inventors: Mizobata; Eishi (Tokyo, JP), Nakamura; Tadashi (Tokyo, JP), Tanaka; Yoshito (Tokyo, JP), Fujiwara; Manabu (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Method for driving address-display separated type AC plasma display panel and driving device using same
Patent Number: 6,954,187

Inventors: Mleczko; Leslaw (Bochum, DE), Buchholz; Sigurd (Koln, DE), Ezpeleta Tejero; Maria Pilar (Leverkusen, DE), Schluter; Felix-Karl Oliver (Dusseldorf, DE)
Title: Method for producing highly pure, granular silicon
Patent Number: 6,953,559

Inventors: Modrovich; Ivan E. (Ventura, CA)
Title: Apparatus and method for measuring concentrations of molecules through a barrier
Patent Number: 7,595,170

Inventors: Mohapatra; Shyam S. (Tampa, FL), Kumar; Mukesh (Norwood, MA)
Title: Genetic adjuvants for immunotherapy
Patent Number: 7,595,303

Inventors: Mohri; Takaaki (Kanagawa, JP), Yoshioka; Toshiaki (Kanagawa, JP), Hozumi; Yoshikazu (Tokyo, JP), Shiozaki; Tetsu (Kanagawa, JP), Hasegawa; Toshiaki (Saitama, JP), Mochida; Susumu (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Reactor combustion control method and reactor
Patent Number: 6,951,458

Inventors: Moisin; Mihail S. (Brookline, MA)
Title: Circuit having global feedback for promoting linear operation
Patent Number: 6,954,036

Inventors: Moldenhauer; Karen A. K. (Stuttgart, AR), Lee; Fleet N. (Stuttgart, AR)
Title: Rice cultivar `Francis`
Patent Number: 6,953,880

Inventors: Moliner; Jose Repolles (Barcelona, ES), Perez-Rasilla; Eduardo Salas (Barcelona, ES), Coy; Francisco Pubill (Barcelona, ES)
Title: Disulfide, sulfide, sulfoxide, and sulfone derivatives of cyclic sugars and uses thereof
Patent Number: 8,541,607

Inventors: Moniz; George A. (Cambridge, MA), Frizzle; Matthew J. (Dundas, CA), Bernard; Charles (Moorpark, CA), Martinelli; Michael (San Diego, CA), Faul; Margaret M. (Newbury Park, CA), Nani; Roger (Bronx, NY), Larrow; Jay (Wakefield, MA)
Title: Process for making substituted 2-amino-thiazolones
Patent Number: 8,541,593

Inventors: Montemer; William A (Long Beach, CA)
Title: Enhanced directory assistance services in a telecommunications network
Patent Number: 7,596,218

Inventors: Montena; Noah P. (Syracuse, NY)
Title: Compression tool with adjustable driving pin
Patent Number: 7,594,315

Inventors: Moon; Ki-Seok (Pleasanton, CA), Park; Chang-Man (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Method for fabricating a spacer layer for a magnetoresistive element
Patent Number: 7,595,967

Inventors: Moore, II; Bob M. (Nesbit, MS), Gurley; Steven (Memphis, TN), Mustafa; Suni (Memphis, TN), Allison; Patrick (Memphis, TN)
Title: Pyrimidine non-classical cannabinoid compounds and related methods of use
Patent Number: 8,541,431

Inventors: Moore; Philip Keith (Singapore, SG), Tan; Choon-Hong (Singapore, SG), Li; Ling (Singapore, SG), Guan; Yan Yi (Singapore, SG)
Title: Morpholin-4-ium 4 methoxyphenyl (morpholino) phosphinodithioate (GYY4137) as a novel vasodilator agent
Patent Number: 8,541,396

Inventors: Moore; Rodney (Gardener, MA), Essers; Wolf (Weiterstadt, DE)
Title: Arrangement for coupling microwave energy into a treatment chamber
Patent Number: 6,952,949

Inventors: Moore; Roy D. (Greensboro, NC)
Title: Portable physiological parameter monitor
Patent Number: 7,594,891

Inventors: Moore; William B. (Merritt Island, FL)
Title: Pop up sprinkler riser-clamp
Patent Number: 7,594,615

Inventors: Moreau; Jean-Jacques (Rennes, FR)
Title: Method of executing on a station of a communication network a computer program represented in a markup language
Patent Number: 7,594,235

Inventors: Mori; Kyoichi (Saitama, JP), Fukawa; Masanori (Saitama, JP)
Title: Inspection method and inspection apparatus of magnetic disk
Patent Number: 8,542,453

Inventors: Morikado; Mutsuo (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Semiconductor memory device and method for manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 8,541,285

Inventors: Morimoto; Naohisa (Osaka, JP)
Title: Voltage measurement apparatus and electrically-driven tool
Patent Number: 7,592,774

Inventors: Morita; Sumihito (Niigata-ken, JP), Oki; Naruaki (Niigata-ken, JP), Watanabe; Toshinori (Niigata-ken, JP), Shinozaki; Hiroko (Niigata-ken, JP)
Title: Thin film magnetic head having partial insulating layer formed on bottom pole layer through gap layer and method of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 6,954,333

Inventors: Moriya; Mitsurou (Ikoma, JP), Tanaka; Shin-ichi (Kyoto, JP), Sugihara; Yasuhiro (Katano, JP), Taniguchi; Hiroshi (Hirakata, JP), Nagashima; Michiyoshi (Ikoma, JP)
Title: Optical recording medium having dual information surfaces
Patent Number: 6,952,391

Inventors: Morris; Robert P. (Raleigh, NC)
Title: System and method for harmonizing changes in user activities, device capabilities and presence information
Patent Number: 7,593,984

Inventors: Moscovitch; Jerry (Toronto, ON, CA)
Title: Universal quick connector apparatus for an LCD monitor
Patent Number: 7,594,823

Inventors: Moser; Tammy L. (Durham, NC), Pizzo; Salvatore V. (Bahama, NC), Stack; Mary S. (Chicago, IL)
Title: Compositions and methods for promoting or inhibiting angiogenesis
Patent Number: 7,595,047

Inventors: Mouton; David E. (Kingwood, TX)
Title: Downhole supercharger process
Patent Number: 7,594,551

Inventors: Muchnik; Boris A. (Rockville, MD)
Title: Marking device and method for indicating locations on a support structure for fastener placement and measurement
Patent Number: 6,952,887

Inventors: Mueller; John R. (Menomonee Falls, WI), Mueller; Patricia M. (Menomonee Falls, WI)
Title: Showerhead and filter assembly
Patent Number: 6,951,286

Inventors: Muhlebach; Andreas (Frick, CH), Nesvadba; Peter (Marly, CH), Kramer; Andreas (Meyriez, CH)
Title: Cationic alkoxyamines and their use in producing nano particles from natural or synthetic clays
Patent Number: 7,595,359

Inventors: Mulhern; Francis M. (Riverton, NJ)
Title: Watercraft landing cradle
Patent Number: 6,953,003

Inventors: Muller; Nikolaus (Monheim, DE), Magerlein; Wolfgang (Mannheim, DE), Beller; Matthias (Ostseebad Nienhagen, DE), Schareina; Thomas (Cammin, DE), Zapf; Alexander (Rosenheim, DE)
Title: Process for catalytically preparing aromatic or heteroaromatic nitriles
Patent Number: 7,592,452

Inventors: Murai; Nobuaki (Kasuya-gun, JP), Nakatsuka; Takaharu (Kasuga, JP), Hamada; Kouki (Fukuoka, JP), Masuda; Saori (Fukuoka, JP)
Title: Electronic apparatus
Patent Number: 7,593,516

Inventors: Murakami; Taku (Irvine, CA)
Title: Multiplex detection probes
Patent Number: 7,595,155

Inventors: Murakami; Taro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Camera
Patent Number: 6,954,588

Inventors: Muraki; Takuma (Yamato, JP), Takeuchi; Kohichi (Yamato, JP), Tsuda; Shingo (Yokohama, JP)
Title: System and method of limiting a range of motion of an actuator in a hard disk drive
Patent Number: 6,954,338

Inventors: Muramoto; Yasuhiko (Minamiashigara, JP)
Title: Color converting apparatus
Patent Number: 6,954,286

Inventors: Murase; Hitotoshi (Kariya, JP), Shimo; Toshihisa (Kariya, JP), Nomura; Shinfuku (Matsuyama, JP), Toyota; Hiromichi (Matsuyama, JP), Yamashita; Hiroshi (Matsuyama, JP), Kuramoto; Makoto (Matsuyama, JP)
Title: Process for producing an amorphous carbon film
Patent Number: 8,541,068

Inventors: Murata; Toshio (Toyota, JP), Kohmitsu; Hideyuki (Toyota, JP)
Title: Catalytic converter device
Patent Number: 8,540,940

Inventors: Murdin; Andrew D. (Richmond Hill, CA), Oomen; Raymond P. (Aurora, CA), Wang; Joe (Toronto, CA), Dunn; Pamela (Woodbridge, CA)
Title: Chlamydia antigens and vaccine uses of the protein
Patent Number: 7,595,058

Inventors: Murphy; Charles D. (Chicago, IL)
Title: Symbol constellations having second-order statistics with cyclostationary phase
Patent Number: 6,952,445

Inventors: Murphy; Patricia D. (Slingerlands, NY)
Title: Method for determining the haplotype of a human BRCA1 gene
Patent Number: 6,951,721

Inventors: Mushika; Yoshihiro (Neyagawa, JP), Takizawa; Teruyuki (Neyagawa, JP)
Title: Variable mirror and information apparatus comprising variable mirror
Patent Number: 6,952,304

Inventors: Musk; Randy J. (Schaumburg, IL), Rahe; Edward (Winfield, IL)
Title: Concrete wall form with flexible tie system
Patent Number: 6,951,329

Inventors: Mutai; Hitoshi (Nagano, JP), Hoshina; Kenichi (Nagano, JP)
Title: Motor with axially moveable bearing member
Patent Number: 6,951,424

Inventors: Mutnury; Bhyrav M. (Austin, TX), Pham; Nam H. (Austin, TX), Rodrigues; Terence (Austin, TX)
Title: Circuit board having holes to increase resonant frequency of via stubs
Patent Number: 8,542,494

Inventors: Nadj; Paul (Ottawa, CA), Carr; David W. (Nepean, CA), Funnekotter; Edward D. (Ottawa, CA)
Title: Data structure and method for sorting using heap-supernodes
Patent Number: 6,952,696

Inventors: Nagai; Izumi (Nishitokyo, JP), Hoshijima; Yohichi (Funabashi, JP), Takahashi; Kazuoki (Yokohama, JP)
Title: System, method and program for grouping data update requests for efficient processing
Patent Number: 7,593,947

Inventors: Nagasawa; Masato (Nagaokakyo, JP)
Title: Specially formatted optical disk and method of playback
Patent Number: 7,593,623

Inventors: Nagasoe; Yasuyuki (Odawara, JP), Fukuoka; Mikio (Matsuda, JP), Satoh; Takao (Odawara, JP)
Title: Disk subsystem
Patent Number: 6,954,825

Inventors: Nagasuka; Hirofumi (Sagamihara, JP), Kiyoi; Masahiro (Kawasaki, JP), Hiraiwa; Yuri (Sagamihara, JP), Ichikawa; Masaya (Yokohama, JP), Masuda; Hideki (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Computer system and methods for acquiring dump information and system recovery
Patent Number: 6,952,793

Inventors: Nagata; Shigekazu (Minoo, JP), Tanaka; Masato (Minoo, JP)
Title: Fas ligand derivative
Patent Number: 6,951,919

Inventors: Nagpal; Abhinay R. (Pune, IN), Patil; Sandeep R. (Elmsford, NY), Shah; Dhaval K. (Pune, IN), Stein; Yan W. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Disk scrubbing
Patent Number: 8,543,556

Inventors: Nahan; Kenneth (Stamford, CT), Nahan; Sherri (Stamford, CT), Graham; John D. (New York, NY), Corapcioglu; Ahmet K. (Louisville, CO), Miller; Robert H. (Blairstown, NJ), Lipman; Alexander (New York, NY), Osipou; Andrei (Moscow, RU)
Title: Method and system for electronically executing sale transactions across a plurality of networked terminals
Patent Number: 7,593,869

Inventors: Naito; Nobuhiro (Chino, JP), Miyamae; Akira (Fujimi-machi, JP)
Title: Method for manufacturing optical module, positioning apparatus, evaluation method and evaluation apparatus for evaluating optical module
Patent Number: 7,593,104

Inventors: Naitou; Shinya (Shizuoka-ken, JP), Hino; Haruyoshi (Shizuoka-ken, JP)
Title: Rotary electric machine and electric wheelchair mounted with rotary electric machine
Patent Number: 7,592,733

Inventors: Nakagawa; Katsumi (Kyoto, JP), Ishihara; Shunichi (Kyoto, JP), Sato; Hiroshi (Nara, JP), Nishida; Shoji (Nara, JP), Takai; Yasuyoshi (Nara, JP)
Title: Liquid-phase growth method and liquid-phase growth apparatus
Patent Number: 6,951,585

Inventors: Nakagawa; Kiyoyuki (Takefu, JP), Fukuda; Kenichi (Sabae, JP)
Title: Electronic component chip feeder and manufacturing method of electronic devices using electronic component chips
Patent Number: 6,953,384

Inventors: Nakai; Haruhiko (Kawasaki, JP), Kido; Akio (Tokyo, JP), Enomoto; Yoshihiko (Shiroyama-machi, JP), Orita; Tetsuji (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Method of standardizing character information in electronic documents
Patent Number: 6,954,898

Inventors: Nakamura; Atsushi (Yokohama, JP), Yui; Hitoshi (Yokohama, JP), Yoshida; Jun (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Program control system and program control method
Patent Number: 6,954,932

Inventors: Nakamura; Hideto (Yokkaichi, JP)
Title: Connector, a shorting terminal and a method of assembling it
Patent Number: 6,953,364

Inventors: Nakamura; Kenji (Osaka, JP)
Title: Glass-containing resin molded product
Patent Number: 8,541,075

Inventors: Nakamura; Masakazu (Hino, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus with primary and secondary transfer sections
Patent Number: 8,543,036

Inventors: Nakamura; Shigeru (Ayase, JP), Gotou; Masakatsu (Atsugi, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device and method of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 6,951,774

Inventors: Nakanishi; Yuki (Kawasaki, JP), Sakashita; Yukinori (Sagamihara, JP)
Title: Management system and management method for managing computer system
Patent Number: 8,543,779

Inventors: Nakano; Hirotaka (Tokyo, JP), Asahina; Akihiro (Tokyo, JP), Ohara; Yoshihiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: System of manufacturing semiconductor integrated circuit by having a client connected to a manufacturer via two-way communication
Patent Number: 6,954,907

Inventors: Nakata; Hiroaki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Printing system and method therefor, program for implementing the method, and storage medium storing the program
Patent Number: 8,542,374

Inventors: Nakata; Hirohide (Fuchu, JP), Yanagisawa; Ryoko (Fujisawa, JP), Harada; Masahiro (Tokyo, JP), Matsushita; Takeshi (Saitama, JP), Sugiyama; Makoto (Ryuugasaki, JP)
Title: Transmission screen
Patent Number: 7,595,789

Inventors: Nakatoh; Yoshihisa (Kanagawa, JP), Nishizaki; Makoto (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Hearing aid
Patent Number: 8,542,856

Inventors: Nakayama; Tadayoshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus, image encoding apparatus, and image decoding apparatus
Patent Number: 6,952,501

Inventors: Nakazawa; Misako (Tochigi, JP), Hamatani; Toshiji (Atsugi, JP), Makita; Naoki (Nara, JP)
Title: Crystalline semiconductor film, method of manufacturing the same, and semiconductor device
Patent Number: 6,951,802

Inventors: Nandagopal; Thyagarajan (Edison, NJ), Woo; Thomas Y (Short Hills, NJ)
Title: Apparatus and method for a multi-level enmeshed policer
Patent Number: 8,542,602

Inventors: Nandi; Subhasis (Victoria, CA), Neti; Prabhakar (Winnipeg, CA)
Title: Stator inter-turn fault detection of synchronous machines
Patent Number: 7,592,772

Inventors: Nanis; Leonard (San Jose, CA)
Title: Low-temperature flux for soldering nickel-titanium alloys and other metals
Patent Number: 6,953,146

Inventors: Napoli; Joseph D. (Windham, NH)
Title: Device for testing for traces of explosives and/or drugs
Patent Number: 7,594,447

Inventors: Nardacci; Nicholas M. (Bristol, RI)
Title: Surface pattern for golf balls
Patent Number: 7,594,867

Inventors: Nash; John E. (Chester Springs, PA), Evans; Douglas G. (Downingtown, PA), Hoganson; David M. (West Chester, PA)
Title: Systems and methods for delivering agents into targeted tissue of a living being
Patent Number: 7,594,900

Inventors: Neff; Dennis B. (Grove, OK), Butler; Edgar L. (Buena Vista, CO), Lucas; William Allen (Houston, TX)
Title: Concurrent phase angle graphic analysis
Patent Number: 6,954,403

Inventors: Nellitheertha; Hariprasad V. (Karnataka, IN)
Title: Extracting log and trace buffers in the event of system crashes
Patent Number: 7,594,139

Inventors: Nelson; Allan R. (Edmonton, CA), Mattock; Mark E. (Airdrie, CA)
Title: Drilling rig with torque carrier
Patent Number: 6,951,082

Inventors: Nelson; Erik K. (Woodburn, IN), Graham; Thomas R. (Fort Wayne, IN), Mattes; Patrick J. (Yoder, IN)
Title: Energy absorbing seat and seat system for a mobile vehicle
Patent Number: 6,953,223

Inventors: Nesfield; Floyd E. (Brooklyn, NY)
Title: Flow control suction barrier apparatus and system
Patent Number: 6,953,528

Inventors: Neter; Witold (Newnan, GA), Niewels; Joachim Johannes (Thornton, CA), Unterlander; Richard Matthias (Nobleton, CA), Uracz; Tomasz (Everett, CA), Romanski; Zbigniew (Mississauga, CA)
Title: Injection mold cooling tube with porous insert
Patent Number: 6,951,453

Inventors: Neubauer; Achim (Sinzheim-Vormberg, DE)
Title: Transmission detector for a window body, in particular the windshield of a motor vehicle, and a cleaning device for a viewing area of a window body
Patent Number: 6,954,047

Inventors: Ngo; Lan V. (Garden Grove, CA)
Title: Scaling linear vibration sensor data in disk drive
Patent Number: 6,952,318

Inventors: Nguyen; Lau (Sunnyvale, CA), Neos; Perry (Los Altos, CA), Hwu; Gwoyuh (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Solid-state drive command grouping
Patent Number: 8,543,756

Inventors: Nice; Sidney Basil (Humble, TX)
Title: Well pressure activated pack-off head
Patent Number: 6,953,085

Inventors: Nicholls; Peter (Long Eaton, GB), Butler; Graham (Chilwell, GB)
Title: Control of avalanche photodiodes bias voltage
Patent Number: 7,593,651

Inventors: Nickel; Eric (Marietta, GA), Spangler; Charles W. (Livingston, MT), Rebane; Aleksander (Bozeman, MT)
Title: Porphyrins with enhanced multi-photon absorption cross-sections for photodynamic therapy
Patent Number: 6,953,570

Inventors: Nicolson; Paul Clement (Dunwoody, GA), Baron; Richard Carlton (Alpharetta, GA), Chabrecek; Peter (Basel, CH), Court; John (Ultimo, AU), Domschke; Angelika (Lorrach, DE), Griesser; Hans Jorg (The Patch, AU), Ho; Arthur (Randwick, AU), Hopken; Jens (Lorrach, CH), Laycock; Bronwyn Glenice (Heidelberg Heights, AU), Liu; Qin (Duluth, GA), Lohmann; Dieter (Munchestein, CH), Meijs; Gordon Francis (Murrumbeena, AU), Papaspiliotopoulos; Eric (Paddington, AU), Riffle; Judy Smith (Blacksburg, VA), Schindhelm; Klaus (Cherrybrook, AU), Sweeney; Deborah (Roseville, AU), Terry, Jr.; Wilson Leonard (Alpharetta, GA), Vogt; Jurgen (Fribourg, CH), Winterton; Lynn Cook (Alpharetta, GA)
Title: Extended wear ophthalmic lens
Patent Number: 6,951,894

Inventors: Nielsen; Tim (Hamburg, DE), Proksa; Roland (Hamburg, DE)
Title: Imaging method with filtered back projection
Patent Number: 7,596,202

Inventors: Niimoto; Yoshihide (Kobe, JP), Kumazawa; Hiroharu (Takatsuki, JP), Tokuda; Osamu (Nara, JP), Ibukuro; Fumiaki (Nishinomiya, JP)
Title: Process for producing (Z)-1-phenyl-1-diethylaminocarbonyl-2-aminomethylcyclopropane hydrochloride
Patent Number: 7,592,485

Inventors: Ninomiya; Kouichiro (Kodaira, JP), Fujii; Isamu (Kodaira, JP), Fujisawa; Hiroki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor memory device including subword drivers
Patent Number: 6,954,398

Inventors: Nishi; Hidefumi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Display data generating device
Patent Number: 6,954,210

Inventors: Nishikawa; Tomomasa (Hitachinaka, JP), Ohtsu; Shinki (Hitachinaka, JP), Ohmori; Yasuki (Hitachinaka, JP)
Title: Combustion type power tool
Patent Number: 6,951,194

Inventors: Nishimori; Shuji (Takamatsu, JP), Adachi; Yoshimitsu (Amagasaki, JP), Kasuya; Makoto (Amagasaki, JP)
Title: Anticorrosion coating method for zinc-plated steel structure
Patent Number: 8,541,061

Inventors: Nishimura; Hajime (Hitachinaka, JP), Fukagawa; Yoshihiro (Yokohama, JP), Inaba; Seiji (Hitachinaka, JP)
Title: Controlling optical pickup of optical disk drive by detecting change of sampling signals taken from a motor drive signal
Patent Number: 6,954,414

Inventors: Nishimura; Naoki (Ohtsu, JP)
Title: Color processing method and its apparatus
Patent Number: 7,595,807

Inventors: Nishio; Eiichi (Nagoya, JP), Jitsui; Akinori (Okazaki, JP), Nakagawa; Hajime (Nagoya, JP)
Title: Seat occupant sensor with stopper mechanism
Patent Number: 6,952,975

Inventors: Nishiyama; Tetsuya (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Optical drive apparatus
Patent Number: 8,542,565

Inventors: Nitsche; Martin (Gerstetten, DE), Becke; Martin (Ulm, DE)
Title: Method and device for controlling a hydrodynamic clutch
Patent Number: 6,951,101

Inventors: Niu; Xinhui (San Jose, CA), Jakatdar; Nickhil Harshavardhan (Los Altos, CA)
Title: Caching of intra-layer calculations for rapid rigorous coupled-wave analyses
Patent Number: 6,952,271

Inventors: Nizani; Zvi (Nofit, IL)
Title: Optical system and method for switching sensor channels while simultaneously viewing a scene in a different wavelength range
Patent Number: 6,952,010

Inventors: Nizri; Shlomo (Kibbutz Hasolelim, IL), Vakulenko; Michael (Haifa, IL), Levy; Atai (Haifa, IL), Nevo; Ron (Hillsboro, OR), Kolor; Sergio (Haifa, IL)
Title: Idle mode handling in a hybrid GSM/CDMA network
Patent Number: 7,596,378

Inventors: Nogami; Toyoshi (Daito, JP)
Title: Optical pickup
Patent Number: 7,593,294

Inventors: Noguchi; Mitsuhiro (Yokohama, JP), Goda; Akira (Yokohama, JP), Tanaka; Masayuki (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Semiconductor memory
Patent Number: 7,592,666

Inventors: Noji; Tetsuo (Shizuoka, JP), Sugiyama; Yoshihiro (Shizuoka, JP), Hamada; Wakoh (Shizuoka, JP), Kawashima; Hideki (Shizuoka, JP), Sakurai; Hideo (Shizuoka, JP), Kutami; Atsushi (Shizuoka, JP), Saitoh; Tatsuro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Transportation management system, transportation management method, communication sheet, and communication antenna
Patent Number: 7,593,737

Inventors: Nokura; Yoshihiko (Toyonaka, JP), Ikegami; Hiroshi (Ikeda, JP), Jachmann; Markus (Kobe, JP)
Title: Process for producing amide compound
Patent Number: 8,541,613

Inventors: Noller; Bastian (Lorsch, DE), Schwalm; Reinhold (Wachenheim, DE), Roesch; Christine (Mainz, DE), Breiner; Thomas (Laudenbach, DE), Stumbe; Jean-Francois (Strassbourg, DE), Haaf; Christina (Hemsbach, DE)
Title: Silylated amino resins
Patent Number: 8,541,320

Inventors: Noma; Takashi (Hadano, JP), Kobayashi; Toyoko (Yokohama, JP), Motoi; Taiko (Atsugi, JP), Takase; Hiromitsu (Sagamihara, JP), Miura; Naoko (Kawasaki, JP), Kobayashi; Shin (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Spacer recovery method and apparatus used during disassembling of an image display apparatus
Patent Number: 6,951,494

Inventors: Nomoto; Tsuyoshi (Tokyo, JP), Yano; Tetsuya (Kanagawa, JP), Kozaki; Shinya (Tokyo, JP), Honma; Tsutomu (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Polyhydroxyalkanoate-containing structure and manufacturing method thereof
Patent Number: 6,951,745

Inventors: Nomura; Hiroshi (Saitama, JP), Yamazaki; Yoshihiro (Saitama, JP), Okuda; Isao (Saitama, JP)
Title: Cam mechanism of a lens barrel
Patent Number: 6,954,314

Inventors: Nomura; Keiichi (Saitama, JP), Morishita; Masakazu (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Radiation detection apparatus and system
Patent Number: 6,953,934

Inventors: Nomura; Masaya (Hamamatsu, JP), Ozaki; Yoshinobu (Hamamatsu, JP)
Title: Surface treatment method
Patent Number: 6,951,691

Inventors: Noonan; Mark (New Canaan, CT)
Title: Apparatus and methods for covering outdoor patio furniture
Patent Number: 7,594,695

Inventors: Noori Motlagh; Alireza (Tehran, IR)
Title: Automatic vibrational electrical switch device
Patent Number: 8,541,703

Inventors: Norman; Lewis R. (Duncan, OK), Carlise; Joseph R. (Atlanta, GA), Concepcion Corbea; Javier Jesus (Atlanta, GA), Rees, Jr.; William S. (Snellville, GA), Weck; Marcus (Atlanta, GA)
Title: Crosslinked polysaccharides and methods of making and using crosslinked polysaccharides
Patent Number: 7,595,391

Inventors: Norman; Richard S. (Sutton, Quebec, CA)
Title: Conductive fabric with balanced mutual interference amongst conductors
Patent Number: 6,951,978

Inventors: Noro; Junichi (Akita, JP), Sasaki; Kumeo (Akita, JP)
Title: Satellite signal receiving antenna apparatus
Patent Number: 6,952,188

Inventors: Nose; Atsushi (Kanagawa, JP), Aoyama; Koji (Saitama, JP), Kurata; Tohru (Saitama, JP), Wada; Kimitaka (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus, image processing system, imaging apparatus and image processing method
Patent Number: 7,596,286

Inventors: Noyes; William E. (Barrington, IL)
Title: Weather risk management system
Patent Number: 8,543,427

Inventors: Noyle; Jeff M. J. (Kirkland, WA)
Title: Method and system for managing graphics objects in a graphics display system
Patent Number: 6,954,205

Inventors: Noyle; Jeffrey M. J. (Kirkland, WA)
Title: System and method for employing non-alpha channel image data in an alpha-channel-aware environment
Patent Number: 6,954,215

Inventors: Nozu; Tetsuro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device and method for manufacturing same
Patent Number: 8,541,834

Inventors: Numata; Satoshi (Tokyo, JP), Ogasawara; Takashi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image processing device and image processing method
Patent Number: 8,542,298

Inventors: Numazaki; Koji (Nukata-gun, JP), Saitou; Mitsuhiro (Obu, JP)
Title: Composite integrated circuit device having restricted heat conduction
Patent Number: 6,953,987

Inventors: Nylof; Lars (Gavle, SE), Soderman; Anders (Eskilstuna, SE)
Title: Stainless austenitic low Ni steel alloy
Patent Number: 8,540,933

Inventors: O'Gorman; Patrick A. (Grayslake, IL), Ferrell; Shawn (Oxford, MI), Grai; Tim (Oxford, MI)
Title: Method and apparatus for verifying the integrity of control module operation
Patent Number: 6,952,795

Inventors: O'Neil; Douglas R. (Marietta, GA), Rivera; Jose F. (Marietta, GA)
Title: Multiple access internet portal revenue sharing
Patent Number: 7,596,213

Inventors: Oba; Tsunetoshi (Okayama, JP)
Title: Undervoltage warning method, undervoltage warning circuit and switching power supply
Patent Number: 7,595,969

Inventors: Oberboersch; Stefan (Aachen, DE), Jostock; Ruth (Stolberg, DE), Schiene; Klaus (Juechen, DE), De Vry; Jean (Stolberg, DE), Germann; Tieno (Aachen, DE), Hees; Sabine (Aachen, DE), Schunk; Stefan (Aachen, DE), Reich; Melanie (Aachen, DE)
Title: Substituted sulfonamide compounds
Patent Number: 8,541,573

Inventors: Oberg; Mats (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for reading a storage medium
Patent Number: 8,542,561

Inventors: Obradovich; Michael L. (San Clemente, CA), Pirtle; John D. (Silverado, CA), Schebesch; Steven W. (Aliso Viejo, CA)
Title: Technique for effective navigation based on user preferences
Patent Number: 7,593,812

Inventors: Ochman; Eitan (Kibbutz Metzer, IL), Shoham; Omri (Kibbutz Metzer, IL)
Title: Methods of manufacturing polymer pipettes
Patent Number: 8,540,911

Inventors: Oda; Tomihisa (Numazu, JP)
Title: Knocking control system and method for internal combustion engine using multiple fuels
Patent Number: 6,951,202

Inventors: Odaka; Hiroyuki (Kobe, JP), Suzuki; Masami (Ikeda, JP)
Title: Agent for improving acidosis
Patent Number: 7,595,333

Inventors: Ogasahara; Takayuki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Camera module, image processing apparatus, and image recording method
Patent Number: 8,542,290

Inventors: Ogata; Takao (Shizuoka, JP), Suzuki; Kazuo (Kanagawa, JP), Zaima; Nobuhiko (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Developing method and developing apparatus featuring two latent image developing operations using two electrical fields
Patent Number: 6,954,285

Inventors: Ogawa; Kensuke (Sakura, JP), Guan; Ning (Sakura, JP), Sakuma; Ken (Sakura, JP)
Title: Planar optical waveguide element, chromatic dispersion compensator, optical filter, optical resonator and methods for designing the element, chromatic dispersion compensator, optical filter and optical resonator
Patent Number: 8,542,970

Inventors: Ogino; Takayuki (Iwaki, JP)
Title: Display device
Patent Number: 6,954,185

Inventors: Ogiwara; Satoshi (Kanagawa, JP), Tanaka; Tatsuya (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Imaging apparatus, system having imaging apparatus and printing apparatus, and control method therefor
Patent Number: 7,595,901

Inventors: Oguchi; Naoki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Device, network, and system for forwarding frames between geographically dispersed user networks
Patent Number: 7,596,101

Inventors: Ogura; Keigo (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus and control method therefor
Patent Number: 8,542,395

Inventors: Oh; Byong Mok (Newton, MA), Durand; Fredo (Boston, MA)
Title: Structure-preserving clone brush
Patent Number: 7,593,022

Inventors: Oh; Dong-Ho (San Jose, CA), Kang; Seong-Woo (Santa Clara, CA), Han; Yun-Sik (Santa Clara, CA), Kim; Young-Hoon (Santa Clara, CA), Kim; Myeong-Eop (Santa Clara, CA), Hwang; Tae-Yeon (San Jose, CA), Kim; Jae-Won (Gyunggi, KR)
Title: Method for reducing off track head motion due to disk vibration in a hard disk drive through the head gimbal assembly
Patent Number: 7,595,964

Inventors: Oh; Jang-keun (Gwangju, KR)
Title: Multi-cyclone dust separating apparatus
Patent Number: 7,594,944

Inventors: Oh; Kyoung-whan (Gwanak-gu, KR), Lee; Bong-jin (Tongyeong-si, KR)
Title: Method of reducing abrasion of disk by using dithering process and disk drive using the same
Patent Number: 7,593,178

Inventors: Ohama; Keiji (Kobe, JP), Sajima; Takahiro (Kobe, JP), Endo; Seiichiro (Kobe, JP)
Title: Golf ball
Patent Number: 6,951,520

Inventors: Ohno; Eiichi (Fuji, JP), Natsume; Yutaka (Fuji, JP), Minakata; Takashi (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Condensed polycyclic aromatic compound thin film and method for preparing condensed polycyclic aromatic compound thin film
Patent Number: 7,595,093

Inventors: Ohsaka; Tohru (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Multilayer print circuit board
Patent Number: 7,594,105

Inventors: Ohshima; Shunzou (Toyota, JP)
Title: Power window driving apparatus
Patent Number: 6,954,043

Inventors: Ohshima; Toshikazu (Kawasaki, JP), Satoh; Kiyohide (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Game apparatus for mixed reality space, image processing method thereof, and program storage medium
Patent Number: 6,951,515

Inventors: Ohtani; Teruyuki (Wako, JP), Tsuji; Makoto (Wako, JP), Utsunomiya; Masao (Wako, JP)
Title: Press separator for fuel cell made of stainless steel press formed in contiguous corrugations
Patent Number: 6,953,636

Inventors: Ohyagi; Nobutaka (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing semiconductor device
Patent Number: 6,951,788

Inventors: Oishi; Akihiro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Signal processing apparatus
Patent Number: 6,952,447

Inventors: Oishi; Kazuomi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Method and apparatus for input of coded image data
Patent Number: 8,543,825

Inventors: Ojanpera; Juha (Luuppikatu, FI)
Title: Coded domain audio analysis
Patent Number: 8,543,228

Inventors: Oka; Taichi (Hitachi, JP), Nakajima; Kenji (Hitachi, JP), Takehara; Hideaki (Hitachi, JP), Shimizu; Michiaki (Hitachi, JP), Ito; Shinji (Hitachi, JP), Sumi; Toru (Hitachi, JP)
Title: Connector structure with a u-shaped cross section having a male terminal and a female terminal
Patent Number: 7,594,832

Inventors: Okada; Hisao (Ibaraki, JP), Nakayama; Masayoshi (Ibaraki, JP)
Title: Electronic photographing apparatus
Patent Number: 6,954,604

Inventors: Okada; Satoshi (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Ogawa; Yoshihiro (Tokyo, JP), Inoue; Masato (Saitama-ken, JP), Nagano; Kazumi (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Takeda; Shinichi (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Tamura; Tomoyuki (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Radiation detecting apparatus, manufacturing method thereof, scintillator panel and radiation detecting system
Patent Number: 7,595,493

Inventors: Okafuji; Masao (Ibaraki, JP), Doi; Tsugihiro (Ibaraki, JP), Inoue; Tetsutaro (Ibaraki, JP), Mitsuhashi; Hiroyuki (Ibaraki, JP), Kawarai; Seigi (Ibaraki, JP), Kuse; Sadamu (Ibaraki, JP)
Title: Recording/reproducing method of magnetic tape
Patent Number: 7,593,177

Inventors: Okajo; Taketoshi (Yamanashi, JP)
Title: Substrate processing apparatus, pressure control method for substrate processing apparatus and recording medium having program recorded therein
Patent Number: 7,592,569

Inventors: Okazaki; Chizuko (Hokkaido, JP)
Title: Emulsion composition for film formation, a film prepared therefrom, a method for producing the same, and a surface treating method using the same
Patent Number: 6,953,816

Inventors: Okumura; Takefumi (Hitachinaka, JP), Inoue; Ryo (Hitachinaka, JP), Abe; Toshio (Tokai, JP)
Title: Lithium-ion battery and method for regenerating the same
Patent Number: 8,541,118

Inventors: Olejnik; Jerzy (Brookline, MA), Rothschild; Kenneth J. (Newton, MA)
Title: Photocleavable isotope-coded affinity tags
Patent Number: 7,595,198

Inventors: Olhoft; Paula (Morrisville, NC), Grist; Leslie (Raleigh, NC), Bernal; Libby (Morrisville, NC), Price; Sara (Raleigh, NC), Arias; Diana (Cary, NC), Hong; Haiping (Morrisville, NC)
Title: Transformation of soybean
Patent Number: 8,541,653

Inventors: Omori; Kiyoshi (Tokyo, JP), Suzuki; Yuji (Kanagawa, JP), Ootsuka; Takashi (Kanagawa, JP), Jitsukawa; Keiji (Chiba, JP), Muto; Satoshi (Chiba, JP), Natsubori; Koji (Chiba, JP), Aizawa; Hidekuni (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Disk drive apparatus
Patent Number: 7,594,240

Inventors: Ong; Adrian E. (Pleasanton, CA)
Title: Memory device including multiplexed inputs
Patent Number: 7,593,271

Inventors: Ono; Hitoshi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Steering apparatus and steering ratio control method for automotive vehicle
Patent Number: 7,596,440

Inventors: Ono; Kozo (Saitama, JP), Takahashi; Takehiro (Saitama, JP)
Title: Piezoelectric devices and methods for manufacturing same
Patent Number: 8,541,929

Inventors: Ono; Masafumi (Ebina, JP)
Title: Multifunctional processing apparatus and method
Patent Number: 6,952,277

Inventors: Ono; Ryou (Saitama, JP)
Title: Engine starter
Patent Number: 7,594,490

Inventors: Onyszkiewicz; Edmund J. (Shelby Township, MI), Pifko; Frederick J. (Clinton Township, MI), Morawski; Longine V. (Grosse Pointe Park, MI)
Title: Short pull-back chuck
Patent Number: 6,953,198

Inventors: Orbe Lopategui; Josune (Navarra, ES), Rodriguez Garcia; Jose Antonio (Navarra, ES), Paramo Fernandez; Jose Antonio (Navarra, ES), Serrano Vargas; Rosario (Navarra, ES)
Title: Use of matrix metalloproteinase-10 (MMP-10) for thrombolytic treatments
Patent Number: 8,541,370

Inventors: Osaki; Nobuyuki (Kanagawa, JP), Yamamoto; Akira (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Method and apparatus incorporating virtualization for data storage and protection
Patent Number: 7,594,072

Inventors: Osanishi; Katsuki (Osaka, JP)
Title: Inkjet recording system
Patent Number: 7,594,715

Inventors: Oshitani; Hiroshi (Amagasaki, JP), Fukuta; Yasunari (Osaka, JP)
Title: Imaging lens, manufacturing method and imaging unit therefor
Patent Number: 8,542,310

Inventors: Ota; Yoko (Mobara, JP), Nishizawa; Shigeki (Mobara, JP), Fukayama; Norihisa (Mobara, JP), Kobayashi; Naoto (Mobara, JP)
Title: Liquid crystal display device
Patent Number: 6,954,243

Inventors: Otake; Yuji (Fukuoka, JP), Fukagawa; Takahiro (Ogouri, JP), Katsuki; Takashi (Chikushino, JP)
Title: Method for forming printing inspection data
Patent Number: 6,951,175

Inventors: Otsubo; Toshifumi (Kagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Disposable pants-type diaper having belt members
Patent Number: 7,594,907

Inventors: Ottenheijm; Johannes H. G. (Born, NL)
Title: Flame-retardant thermoplastic composition with improved properties
Patent Number: 6,951,896

Inventors: Ou; John Di-Yi (Houston, TX), Porter; John R. (Friendswood, TX)
Title: Process for producing para-xylene
Patent Number: 8,541,639

Inventors: Ouchi; Satoshi (Kamakura, JP), Imahase; Taro (Fujisawa, JP), Kabuto; Nobuaki (Kunitachi, JP)
Title: Optical unit, video display apparatus, and color switching method
Patent Number: 6,952,241

Inventors: Ouchi; Syunichiro (Saitama, JP)
Title: Optical option attachment ring
Patent Number: 7,593,169

Inventors: Ould-Brahim; Hamid (Kanata, CA)
Title: Apparatus and method for distributing layer-2 VPN information
Patent Number: 7,593,395

Inventors: Ousley; Claude D. (Bolivar, OH), Stocker; James H. (Mineral City, OH), Steuernagel; Werner H. (New Philadelphia, OH)
Title: Insert for a tailgate cable assembly and a tailgate cable assembly incorporating the same
Patent Number: 6,951,358

Inventors: Ovard; David K. (Meridian, ID), Greeff; Roy (Boise, ID)
Title: Wireless communication systems, interrogators and methods of communicating within a wireless communication system
Patent Number: 7,592,898

Inventors: Owen; Thomas E. (Helotes, TX)
Title: Directional seismic sensor array
Patent Number: 8,542,556

Inventors: Oyama; Katsuhiro (Gunma, JP), Miyazawa; Fuyuki (Gunma, JP), Yokoyama; Daizo (Gunma, JP)
Title: Recording method for optical disk and optical disk recording reproduction device
Patent Number: 8,542,563

Inventors: Oyamada; Mitsuaki (Kanagawa, JP), Tanabe; Norihiro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Optical information recording medium and method for manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 8,541,086

Inventors: Ozai; Kazuyuki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Multiconductor connector adapted to be connected to a plurality of paired cables for high-speed transmission a signal
Patent Number: 6,951,487

Inventors: Ozaki; Shinji (Osaka, JP)
Title: Circuit for modifying stored data
Patent Number: 6,954,889

Inventors: Ozaki; Yukio (Kawasaki, JP), Kasuga; Toshinori (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Resonator, ultrasonic die bonding head, and ultrasonic die bonding apparatus
Patent Number: 7,595,582

Inventors: Ozawa; Tokuro (Suwa, JP), Nozawa; Ryoichi (Tatsuno-machi, JP)
Title: Electro-optical device, method of driving electro-optical device, pixel circuit, and electronic apparatus
Patent Number: 7,592,983

Inventors: Ozluturk; Fatih (Port Washington, NY), Pan; Jung-Lin (Selden, NY)
Title: Transmit processing using receiver functions
Patent Number: 7,593,357

Inventors: Pace; Ronald G. (Naperville, IL), Pedigo; Michael K. (Zionsville, IN), Melkey; Terry A. (Indianapolis, IN)
Title: Multiple signal carrier transmission apparatus and method
Patent Number: 6,954,534

Inventors: Padilla; Orlando (Laguna Niguel, CA), Esser; Keith (San Diego, CA), Zeltinger; Joan (Encinitas, CA)
Title: Method of manufacturing a prosthesis
Patent Number: 6,951,053

Inventors: Pahud; Michel (Kirkland, WA), Buxton; William (Toronto, CA), Cunnington; Sharon (Sammamish, WA)
Title: Parametric font animation
Patent Number: 8,542,237

Inventors: Palasis; Maria (Wellesley, MA), Barry; James J. (Marlborough, MA), Ellis; Louis (St. Anthony, MN), Hendrickson; Gary L. (Big Lake, MN), Harrison; Kent D. (Maple Grove, MN), Wang; Lixiao (Maple Grove, MN)
Title: Methods for delivering a therapeutic implant to tissue
Patent Number: 6,953,466

Inventors: Pallakoff; Matt (Mountain View, CA)
Title: System and method for a thumb-optimized touch-screen user interface
Patent Number: 8,542,196

Inventors: Pallinti; Jayanthi (Santa Clara, CA), Dunton; Samuel V. (San Jose, CA), Nagahara; Ronald J. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Metal planarization system
Patent Number: 6,951,808

Inventors: Palmer; Charles (Hummelstown, PA), Matula, Jr.; Jerome (Monroeville, PA), Busch; Lance (Trafford, PA), Scarberry; Eugene N. (Trafford, PA)
Title: Chest brace to prevent collapse of a chest wall and method of using same
Patent Number: 6,951,546

Inventors: Palmer; Marge (Holdrege, NE)
Title: Portable seat for a wheelchair
Patent Number: 7,594,698

Inventors: Palmer; Stephen (Plympton, MA), McKenna; Sean (Duxbury, MA), Tepper; Mark (Canton, MA), Eshkol; Aliza (La Rippe, CH), MacNamee; Michael C. (Cambridgeshire, GB)
Title: Methods of inducing ovulation
Patent Number: 6,953,774

Inventors: Pan; Meng-An (Irvine, CA)
Title: Bandpass filter with reversible IQ polarity to enable a high side or low side injection receiver architecture
Patent Number: 7,596,195

Inventors: Pan; Sean X. (Penfield, NY), Thomas; Mark S. (Williamson, NY), Petropoulos; Mark C. (Ontario, NY)
Title: Substrate with external member
Patent Number: 6,953,060

Inventors: Pandol; Stephen J. (Los Angeles, CA), Gukovskaya; Anna (Agoura Hills, CA)
Title: Compositions comprising plant-derived polyphenolic compounds and inhibitors of reactive oxygen species and methods of using thereof
Patent Number: 6,953,786

Inventors: Pandolfi; Alfred (Chadds Ford, PA)
Title: System and method for the centralized management of a document ordering and delivery program
Patent Number: 8,543,569

Inventors: Paniconi; Marco (Campbell, CA), Carrig; James J. (San Jose, CA), Miao; Zhourong (San Jose, CA)
Title: Extracting a moving object boundary
Patent Number: 7,596,243

Inventors: Panzarella; Thomas A. (Harleysville, PA), Panzarella, Jr.; Thomas A. (Conshohocken, PA), Martin; Michael T. (Pennsburg, PA), Spletzer; John R. (Center Valley, PA)
Title: System for storing and retrieving a personal-transportation vehicle
Patent Number: 7,594,556

Inventors: Park; Chan Young (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Laser optical apparatus
Patent Number: 7,596,157

Inventors: Park; Chang Soo (Daejeon, KR), Kim; Yun Jong (Seoul, KR), Lee; Chung Ghiu (Chungcheongnam-do, KR)
Title: Method and apparatus for pulse-amplitude equalization of rational harmonic mode-locked optical signal
Patent Number: 7,596,325

Inventors: Park; Geun-sook (Suwon-si, KR), Yi; Sang-bae (Seoul, KR), Lee; Soo-cheol (Seoul, KR), Hwang; Ho-ik (Seoul, KR), Lee; Tae-jung (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: EEPROM devices and methods of operating and fabricating the same
Patent Number: 7,593,261

Inventors: Park; Jeong-hoon (Seoul, KR)
Title: Method of and apparatus for providing and receiving video service in digital audio broadcasting
Patent Number: 8,542,621

Inventors: Park; Joung-Won (Suwon-si, KR), Kim; Kang-Jin (Suwon-si, KR), Kal; Seung-Hoon (Suwon-si, KR), Lee; Wha-Sup (Suwon-si, KR), Shin; Byong-Cheol (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Polymer electrolyte and dye-sensitized solar cell comprising the polymer electrolyte
Patent Number: 7,592,540

Inventors: Park; Kyungho (Kawasaki, JP), Okase; Wataru (Tsukui-gun, JP), Matsuo; Takenobu (Tsukui-gun, JP)
Title: Liquid treatment method using alternating electrical contacts
Patent Number: 6,953,522

Inventors: Park; Seung-Ho (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Plasma display panel and method for processing pictures thereof
Patent Number: 7,592,977

Inventors: Park; Sooyoung (Seoul, KR), Kwon; Soonki (Kyeongsangnam-Do, KR), An; Byeongkwan (Kyeongsangnam-Do, KR)
Title: Branched alpha-cyanostilbene fluorophores
Patent Number: 7,592,475

Inventors: Parks; Michael (Piedmont, CA), Karsner; John (Benicia, CA), Bednarz; John (Oakland, CA), Bamforth; John (Pittsburg, CA), Gamm; James (Clayton, CA)
Title: Managing communication sessions in a communications management network
Patent Number: 7,593,713

Inventors: Parry; John Thomas (Novi, MI), Viviano; Gary Robert (Howell, MI), Gantz, Jr.; James Edward (Cincinnati, OH)
Title: Implantable cardiac stimulation device including a system for and method of automatically inducing a tachyarrhythmia
Patent Number: 6,954,672

Inventors: Parthasarathy; Vijay (Palo Alto, CA), Manley; Martin H. (Saratoga, CA)
Title: Gate pullback at ends of high-voltage vertical transistor structure
Patent Number: 7,595,523

Inventors: Partsch; Torsten (Chapel Hill, NC), Huckaby; Jennifer (Raleigh, NC), Edmonds; Johnathan T. (Cary, NC), Tian; Tao (Raleigh, NC)
Title: Method for on-die detection of the system operation frequency in a DRAM to adjust DRAM operations
Patent Number: 6,952,378

Inventors: Pastrnak; Milan (Malacky, SK), Fonseca; Pedro (Eindhoven, NL)
Title: Method and apparatus for generating a summary of an audio/visual data stream
Patent Number: 8,542,983

Inventors: Patel; Vipul (San Jose, CA)
Title: Noise reduction in a CAM memory cell
Patent Number: 6,954,369

Inventors: Patrick; Christopher (San Diego, CA), Rowitch; Douglas (Del Mar, CA), Srinivas; Pillappakkam (San Diego, CA)
Title: System, method, and apparatus for correction of code doppler shift
Patent Number: 7,596,190

Inventors: Paulson; Jerome I. (Millersville, PA)
Title: Elbow fitting for pneumatic transport system
Patent Number: 6,951,354

Inventors: Pawlow; James (Akron, OH), Robertson; Christopher (Akron, OH), Graves; Daniel (Canal Fulton, OH), Barry; Mitch (North Canton, OH)
Title: Elastomers, process for preparation, and uses thereof
Patent Number: 8,541,527

Inventors: Pellegrini Mammana; Alaide (Campinas, BR), Pellegrini Mammana; Victor (Campinas, BR)
Title: Transparent tablet for evaluation of motor responses
Patent Number: 6,954,078

Inventors: Peng; Shuang-Neng (Sinjhuang, TW), Wang; Sheng-Chen (Taichung, TW)
Title: Method of forming an insulator between features of a semiconductor device
Patent Number: 6,951,817

Inventors: Perez; Henri (Courcouronnes, FR), Raynal; Frederic (Paris, FR), Herlem; Michel (Versailles, FR), Etcheberry; Arnaud (Colombes, FR)
Title: Nanoparticles comprising a metal core and an organic double coating useful as catalysts and device containing the nanoparticles
Patent Number: 7,595,108

Inventors: Perisetty; Srinivas (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Adjustable transistor body bias circuitry
Patent Number: 7,592,832

Inventors: Perner; Frederick A. (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Apparatus and method for determining the logic state of a magnetic tunnel junction memory device
Patent Number: 6,954,373

Inventors: Pesik; Joseph T. (Eagen, MN)
Title: Silicon wafer based macroscopic mirror for wide angle scanning applications
Patent Number: 6,953,254

Inventors: Peterman; Marc M. (Memphis, TN)
Title: Artificial disc inserter
Patent Number: 7,594,919

Inventors: Petersen; Kim Spetzler (Hellerup, DK)
Title: Method for detection of ultrasound in a listening device with two or more microphones, and listening device with two or more microphones
Patent Number: 7,596,230

Inventors: Peterson; Charles R. (Murrieta, CA), Manning; Frank E. (Valley Center, CA)
Title: Methods of using a deflectable telescoping guide catheter
Patent Number: 6,953,454

Inventors: Peterson; Leroy L. (Omaha, NE)
Title: Maneuverable aquatic towable vehicle
Patent Number: 7,594,837

Inventors: Petro; John Patrick (Los Altos, CA), Wasson; Ken George (Foster City, CA)
Title: Computer-readable medium, a method and an apparatus for designing and simulating electrodynamic machines implementing conical and cylindrical magnets
Patent Number: 8,543,365

Inventors: Peyser; Thomas (Menlo Park, CA)
Title: Analyte monitoring and management system and methods therefor
Patent Number: 8,543,183

Inventors: Pham; Hiep The (Campbell, CA)
Title: Phase locked loop circuit with self adjusted tuning hiep the pham
Patent Number: 6,952,124

Inventors: Phan; Khoi A. (San Jose, CA), Singh; Bhanwar (Morgan Hill, CA), Rangarajan; Bharath (Santa Clara, CA), Subramanian; Ramkumar (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Artificial intelligence system for track defect problem solving
Patent Number: 6,954,678

Inventors: Pichmann; Volker (Braunschweig, DE)
Title: Torque transmission device
Patent Number: 7,593,799

Inventors: Pierry; Anthony T. (Plantsville, CT), Rich; David R. (Glastonbury, CT)
Title: Gas monitoring system and sidestream gas measurement system adapted to communicate with a mainstream gas measurement system
Patent Number: 6,954,702

Inventors: Pinto Coelho; Jose Norberto (Sao Paulo, BR), Pelin Coelho; Thiago Jose (Sao Paulo, BR), De Maio Coelho; Flavia (Sao Paulo, BR)
Title: Acquisition process of stoppers from mixed material agglomerate
Patent Number: 7,595,014

Inventors: Pitterna; Thomas (Stein, CH), Muehlebach; Michel (Stein, CH), Schaetzer; Jurgen Harry (Stein, CH)
Title: Chemical compounds and their use as pesticides
Patent Number: 8,541,343

Inventors: Plesch; Gunnar (Potsdam, DE), Puzio; Piotr (Berlin, DE), Blau; Astrid (Stahnsdorf, DE), Looser; Ralf (Berlin, DE), Wendel; Birgit (Berlin, DE), Kamlage; Beate (Berlin, DE), Schmitz; Oliver (Dallgow-Doberitz, DE)
Title: Process for the production of fine chemicals
Patent Number: 8,541,208

Inventors: Poff; Spencer (Aloha, OR)
Title: Redundant battery protection system and method
Patent Number: 7,595,610

Inventors: Polakowski; Stephen E. (Houghton, MI), Mattson; Steven G. (Houghton, MI), Muehlfeld; Christian (Chassell, MI)
Title: Snowmobile rear suspension system
Patent Number: 7,594,557

Inventors: Polderman; Hugo Gerardus (Amsterdam, NL)
Title: Gas/liquid separator
Patent Number: 7,594,942

Inventors: Policastro; Lucia (Buenos Aires, AR), Duran; Hebe (Buenos Aires, AR), Podhajcer; Osvaldo (Buenos Aires, AR)
Title: Promoter inducible by reactive oxygen species and vector comprising the same
Patent Number: 8,541,566

Inventors: Pollock; Brian (Eden Prairie, MN), Sacks; Alexei H. (Edina, MN), Sudman; Brian (Eden Prairie, MN), McGlennen; James H. (Eden Prairie, MN), Hanson; Reed D. (Chaska, MN)
Title: Virtual tracks for repeatable runout compensation
Patent Number: 6,952,320

Inventors: Popovich; John (Solana Beach, CA), Honegger; Gregory W. (Bakersfield, CA)
Title: Mounting arrangement for light emitting diodes
Patent Number: 7,594,740

Inventors: Popp; Robert L. (Hortonville, WI), VanGompel; Paul (Hortonville, WI), Linker; Paul M. (Appleton, WI)
Title: Mechanical fastening system for an absorbent article
Patent Number: 6,953,452

Inventors: Porrata; Humberto Luis (Fort Lauderdale, FL), Porrata; Alejandro Alberto (Miami, FL)
Title: Automatic apparatus and method for treating carpal tunnel syndrome
Patent Number: 6,953,440

Inventors: Porter; Stephen Christopher (Fremont, CA)
Title: Detachable device with electrically responsive element
Patent Number: 6,953,473

Inventors: Potdar; Yogesh Kesrinath (Niskayuna, NY), Welch; David E. (Amsterdam, NY), Chan; Chin-Penn Peter (Mechanicville, NY), Forte, Jr.; Guido Felice (Rensselaer, NY)
Title: Methods and apparatuses for monitoring steam turbine valve assemblies
Patent Number: 7,596,428

Inventors: Powers; Thomas (Mayville, NY), Incorvia; Samuel A. (North Tonawanda, NY)
Title: Resin bonded sorbent
Patent Number: 7,595,278

Inventors: Prakash; Ravinder (Concord, NC), Thompson; Gerhard Robert (Wappingers Falls, NY)
Title: Black white image scaling for optical character recognition
Patent Number: 7,593,600

Inventors: Pratt; Charles E. (Bethlehem, PA), Kowalczyk; Gregory E. (Nazareth, PA)
Title: Alcohol and glycol modified aluminum tri-alkoxide complexes
Patent Number: 6,953,863

Inventors: Price; James F. (Euless, TX), Goodman; Robert L. (Mesquite, TX), Dahlgren; Max W. (Arlington, TX)
Title: Printing systems and methods using keyless inking and continuous dampening
Patent Number: 6,951,174

Inventors: Priegel; Jack C. (El Paso, TX)
Title: System for providing a chemical to a fluid
Patent Number: 7,595,022

Inventors: Prock; Steven J. (Chippewa Falls, WI)
Title: Surveillance shield and method
Patent Number: 7,594,515

Inventors: Proctor, Jr.; James A. (Melbourne Beach, FL), Gainey; Kenneth M. (Satellite Beach, FL), Gore; Dhananjay Ashok (San Diego, CA), Barriac; Gwendolyn Denise (Encinitas, CA)
Title: Use of RF reference in a digital baseband interference cancellation repeater
Patent Number: 8,542,623

Inventors: Pugliese, Jr.; Roberto A. (Tangent, OR), MacKenzie; Mark H. (Corvallis, OR), Pettit; Thomas E. (Corvallis, OR), Chavarria; Victorio A. (Corvallis, OR), Storm; Steven P (Corvallis, OR), Smith; Allen H (Corvallis, OR), Cruz-Uribe; Tony (Corvallis, OR)
Title: Method of forming a slotted substrate with partially patterned layers
Patent Number: 7,594,328

Inventors: Qin; Jian (Appleton, WI), Wallajapet; Palani Raj Ramaswami (Wauwatosa, WI)
Title: Absorbent composition
Patent Number: 6,951,895

Inventors: Qiu; Lili (Austin, TX), Zhang; Yin (Austin, TX)
Title: Vehicular content distribution
Patent Number: 8,542,636

Inventors: Quenzi; Philip J. (Atlantic Mine, MI), Stein; Russ E. (Houghton, MI), Pietila; Mark A. (Atlantic Mine, MI), Kieranen; Carl B. (Laurium, MI), Halonen; Philip D. (Calumet, MI)
Title: Lightweight apparatus for screeding and vibrating uncured concrete surfaces
Patent Number: 6,953,304

Inventors: Raddatz; Lutz (Plauen, DE)
Title: Method and system for high bit rate fiber-optic communications
Patent Number: 7,593,648

Inventors: Rahmsdorf; Horst (Munich, DE), Daubinger; Gerd (Munich, DE), Ferlemann; Felix (Huckeswagen, DE)
Title: Screw driving device
Patent Number: 6,952,853

Inventors: Rai; Barinder Singh (Surrey, CA)
Title: High performance graphics controller
Patent Number: 6,952,216

Inventors: Raiko; Markku (Hyvinkaa, FI)
Title: Integration construction between a boiler and a steam turbine and method in preheating of the supply water for a steam turbine and in its control
Patent Number: 6,951,106

Inventors: Raisch; Christoph (Gerlingen, DE)
Title: Secure system and method for SAN management in a non-trusted server environment
Patent Number: 7,593,413

Inventors: Rajan; Jebu Jacob (Bracknell, GB)
Title: Signal processing system
Patent Number: 6,954,745

Inventors: Rakvic; Ryan (Santa Clara, CA), Wilkerson; Christopher (Portland, OR), Black; Bryan (Austin, TX), Grochowski; Edward (San Jose, CA), Shen; John (San Jose, CA), Brekelbaum; Edward (Austin, TX)
Title: Marking in history table instructions slowable/delayable for subsequent executions when result is not used immediately
Patent Number: 6,954,848

Inventors: Ramamurthy; Suryanarayanan (Olathe, KS)
Title: Generating correlation codes for location information
Patent Number: 8,543,688

Inventors: Ramanathan; Girish P. (Ranco Cordova, CA), Rajappa; Srinivasan T. (Folsom, CA)
Title: System for varying timing between source and data signals in a source synchronous interface
Patent Number: 6,952,790

Inventors: Ramaswamy; Kumar (Plainsboro, NJ), Wang; Charles Chuanming (Jamison, PA), Zhang; Junbaio (Bridgewater, NJ), Mody; Sachin Satish (Lawerenceville, NJ)
Title: Pre-paid data card authentication in a public wireless LAN access system
Patent Number: 6,954,793

Inventors: Ramesh; Palghat S. (Pittsford, NY), Burry; Aaron M. (West Henrietta, NY), Dirubio; Christopher A. (Webster, NY), Dean; William C. (Webster, NY)
Title: Mass-based sensing of charging knee for active control of charger settings
Patent Number: 7,593,654

Inventors: Rang; Tanja (Grasbrunn, DE), Trautenberg; Hans L. (Ottobrunn, DE)
Title: Method and device for relative time and position determination for moving objects based on one-way and two-way measurements
Patent Number: 7,595,749

Inventors: Rao; Mahendra S. (Salt Lake City, UT), Mayer-Proschel; Margot (Sandy, UT)
Title: Isolation of mammalian CNS glial-restricted precursor cells
Patent Number: 7,595,194

Inventors: Rao; Reeta Prusty (Newton, MA), Politz; Samuel Michael (Worcester, MA)
Title: Targets, including Yap1, for antifungal drug discovery and therapy
Patent Number: 8,541,197

Inventors: Rao; Vishwas M. (Milpitas, CA), Jamann; Joseph J. (Allentown, PA), Parker; James C. (Allentown, PA)
Title: Modeling approach for timing closure in hierarchical designs leveraging the separation of horizontal and vertical aspects of the design flow
Patent Number: 8,543,951

Inventors: Rapaport; Guy (Haifa, IL), Tzur; Meir (Haifa, IL), Baxansky; Artemy (Nesher, IL)
Title: Depth from defocus calibration
Patent Number: 8,542,313

Inventors: Rapoport; Ezra J. (New York, NY), Orenstein; Nicholas P. (Dallas, TX)
Title: Fetal heart monitoring
Patent Number: 7,593,765

Inventors: Rasmussen; James M. (Chicago, IL)
Title: Gaming machine with interchangeable reel display arrangement
Patent Number: 7,594,852

Inventors: Ratnakar; Nitesh (Oak Creek, WI)
Title: Method and apparatus for delivering geographical specific advertisements to a communication device
Patent Number: 7,593,721

Inventors: Rausch; Walter F. (Shawnee, KS)
Title: Base station antenna system employing circular polarization and angular notch filtering
Patent Number: 7,593,753

Inventors: Rayton; Simon (Hong Kong, CN), Rayton; John (Hong Kong, CN), Foley; Linda (Killorglin, IE), Jones; Peter Wyn (Cork, IE)
Title: Ketocarotenoids from Adonis palaestina
Patent Number: 7,595,171

Inventors: Recinella; Daniel K. (Queensbury, NY), Hobbs; Eamonn (Queensbury, NY)
Title: Contrast medium delivery system and associated method
Patent Number: 6,953,453

Inventors: Reem; Richard C. (Hilton, NY), Klingman; Karen J. (Pittsford, NY)
Title: Combination ink set/image-recording element for ink jet printing
Patent Number: 6,953,613

Inventors: Reinke; Michael J. (Franklin, WI), Wattelet; Jonathan (Gurnee, IL), Voss; Mark G. (Franklin, WI), Weisser; Marc (Dornhan, DE), Motzet; Bruno (Weilheim/Teck, DE), Thumm; Sven (Metzingen, DE), Granetzke; Dennis C. (Racine, WI)
Title: Method and apparatus for vaporizing fuel for a reformer fuel cell system
Patent Number: 6,953,009

Inventors: Remmler; Thomas (Sedona, AZ)
Title: Animal surgical tray
Patent Number: 6,953,008

Inventors: Resta; Roberto (Faenza, IT)
Title: Mattress bordering apparatus
Patent Number: 7,594,311

Inventors: Reznik; Alexander (Titusville, NJ), Tu; Zhenyu (Bethlehem, PA), Zhang; Guodong (Farmingdale, NY)
Title: Method and apparatus for rate compatible dirty paper coding
Patent Number: 7,596,112

Inventors: Rhodes; William K. (Queenstown, MD)
Title: Soybean cultivar 2484721658
Patent Number: 8,541,660

Inventors: Rial; Monty H. (Dallas, TX), Zupanick; Joseph A. (Pineville, WV)
Title: Method and system for controlling the production rate of fluid from a subterranean zone to maintain production bore stability in the zone
Patent Number: 6,953,088

Inventors: Richardson; Kenneth G. (Erie, CO)
Title: Differential current amplifier with common mode rejection and high frequency boost
Patent Number: 6,954,107

Inventors: Richter; Frank (Leverkusen, DE), Hecking; Andreas (Langenfeld, DE), Brahm; Martin (Odenthal, DE)
Title: Process for conditioning isocyanates
Patent Number: 7,595,422

Inventors: Rippel; Wally E. (Altadena, CA), Kobayashi; Daryl M. (Monrovia, CA)
Title: Lamination cooling system
Patent Number: 6,954,010

Inventors: Ritter; Joachim C. (Wilmington, DE)
Title: Process for the synthesis of hydroxy aromatic acids
Patent Number: 7,592,481

Inventors: Rivera; Walter (Rancho Santa Margarita, CA)
Title: Mobile device battery charger mounting unit
Patent Number: 6,951,480

Inventors: Rizkin; Alexander (Redondo Beach, CA), Tudhope; Robert H. (Rancho Palos Verdes, CA), Agurok; Il'ya (Long Beach, CA), Ruiz; David (Redondo Beach, CA)
Title: Highly efficient luminaire having optical transformer providing precalculated angular intensity distribution and method therefore
Patent Number: 6,951,418

Inventors: Robins; Karen Tracey (South Guangzhou, CN), Nagasawa; Toru (Kurono, JP)
Title: Process for the preparation of amides
Patent Number: 7,595,178

Inventors: Robins; Mark N. (Greeley, CO), Bean; Heather N. (Fort Collins, CO)
Title: Variable force camera control
Patent Number: 6,952,528

Inventors: Rodriguez; Jose Omar (Orlando, FL), Storey; Charles A. (Orlando, FL), Thompson; John F. (Orlando, FL)
Title: Chemical mechanical polishing pad with grooves alternating between a larger groove size and a smaller groove size
Patent Number: 6,951,510

Inventors: Rodriguez; Yan (Suwannee, GA), Garcia; Ben L. (Conyers, GA)
Title: Networked movable barrier operator system
Patent Number: 8,542,093

Inventors: Roemmele; Renee Caroline (Maple Glen, PA)
Title: Proteasome inhibitors and processes for their preparation, purification and use
Patent Number: 8,541,590

Inventors: Roh; Jae-Woo (Seoul, KR)
Title: Block coding/decoding method and apparatus for increasing code rate
Patent Number: 6,954,554

Inventors: Rohlff; Christian (Abingdon, GB), Stamps; Alasdair (Abingdon, GB)
Title: Methods for treating cancer using ephrin type-A receptor 10 antibodies conjugated to cytotoxic agents
Patent Number: 8,540,998

Inventors: Rosario; Dalton S. (Germantown, MD)
Title: Spectral feature generation using high-pass filtering for scene anomaly detection
Patent Number: 7,593,587

Inventors: Roscheisen; Martin R. (San Francisco, CA), Sager; Brian M. (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Nanostructured transparent conducting electrode
Patent Number: 7,594,982

Inventors: Rosenberg; Meir (Newton, MA)
Title: Inherent anti-siphon device
Patent Number: 6,953,444

Inventors: Ross; Colby Munro (Carrollton, TX), Thurman; Robert L. (Frisco, TX), Hamid; Syed (Dallas, TX), Wohleb, Jr.; Clifford David (Fort Worth, TX), McGregor; Ronald W. (Carrollton, TX)
Title: Subterranean well completion incorporating downhole-parkable robot therein
Patent Number: 6,953,094

Inventors: Rosser; Roy J (Princeton, NJ)
Title: Bistable electrowetting picture element
Patent Number: 8,542,163

Inventors: Rossi; Bruno (Rimini, IT), Bettini; Rodolfo (Bologna, IT)
Title: Apparatus for gripping and dividing film used for wrapping a palettised load
Patent Number: 6,952,909

Inventors: Rossi; Geoffrey A. (Seattle, WA)
Title: Ice dispenser for cold therapy
Patent Number: 6,953,459

Inventors: Rossiter; Gordon (Lakeland, FL)
Title: Process for engineered ion exchange recovery of copper and nickel
Patent Number: 7,594,951

Inventors: Rousselin; Samuel (Rennes, FR), Le Bars; Philippe (Nouvoitou, FR), Le Scolan; Lionel (Rennes, FR), Thoumy; Fran.cedilla.ois (Chevaigne, FR), Ehrmann; Frederique (Rennes, FR), Braneci; Mohamed (Rennes, FR), Nezou; Patrice (Bruz, FR), Rousseau; Pascal (Rennes, FR)
Title: Method and device of generation of one reference event from a frame of information
Patent Number: 6,954,471

Inventors: Roy; Laura (Greensburg, PA)
Title: Incontinence dress
Patent Number: 7,594,279

Inventors: Roy; Souyma (Plymouth, MN), Ryan; Ann L. (Eden Prairie, MN)
Title: Gel products fortified with calcium
Patent Number: 6,951,661

Inventors: Ruan; Changgeng (Suzhou 215002, CN), Ye; George Qingwei (Mississauga, Ontario, CA)
Title: Monoclonal antibodies recognizing human platelet membrane glycoproteins and use thereof in anti-thrombotic therapy
Patent Number: 6,951,645

Inventors: Ruddy; David A. (San Francisco, CA), Wolff; Roger K. (Mill Valley, CA)
Title: Polymorphisms in the region of the human hemochromatosis gene
Patent Number: 7,595,385

Inventors: Ruiz; Oscar Jaime (San Jose, CA)
Title: Low protrusion compensation air bearing
Patent Number: 7,593,188

Inventors: Russell; Stephen D. (San Diego, CA), Shimabukuro; Randy L. (Kapolei, HI), Offord; Bruce W. (San Diego, CA)
Title: Silicon-on-sapphire display with wireless interconnections and method of fabricating same
Patent Number: 6,954,236

Inventors: Russell; Stephen D. (San Diego, CA), Shimabukuro; Randy L. (San Diego, CA), Offord; Bruce W. (San Diego, CA)
Title: Silicon-on-sapphire display apparatus and method of fabricating same
Patent Number: 6,954,235

Inventors: Ryoo; Bong-Suk (Seoul, KR)
Title: Method for updating a location of a mobile communication terminal
Patent Number: 7,596,383

Inventors: Ryu; Seung-Doon (Chungcheongbuk-do, KR)
Title: Manual transmission shifting device
Patent Number: 6,951,151

Inventors: Saarinen; Risto (Niittykuja, FI)
Title: Method and apparatus for feeding solid material and oxidizing gas into a suspension smelting furnace
Patent Number: 6,953,547

Inventors: Sae-Koe; Katie (San Jose, CA)
Title: Integrated multidimensional sorter
Patent Number: 7,594,092

Inventors: Saeki; Yoshihiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device
Patent Number: 8,541,891

Inventors: Sahinoglu; Zafer (Clifton, NJ), Vetro; Anthony (Short Hills, NJ)
Title: Directivity characteristics of mobile terminals
Patent Number: 6,954,650

Inventors: Saito; Hajime (Mission Viejo, CA), Watanabe; Masahide (Irvine, CA), Toda; Kentaro (Hino, JP)
Title: Electrical connector
Patent Number: 6,951,476

Inventors: Saito; Hidetoshi (Suwa, JP)
Title: Driving device and driving method of electrophoretic display
Patent Number: 8,542,184

Inventors: Saito; Kimikazu (Nagano, JP), Suzuki; Tetsushi (Nagano, JP)
Title: Tape bonder, tape bonding method, and process for manufacturing electronic component
Patent Number: 7,594,977

Inventors: Saito; Masanobu (Shizuoka, JP), Hirajima; Marehiko (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: STORAGE AREA STORING INFORMATION OF THE AMOUNT OF USE OF EACH FEATURE OF DIFFERENT IMAGE FORMING APPARATUSES, A CARTRIDGE HAVING SUCH A STORAGE AREA, AND AN IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS MOUNTING SUCH A CARTRIDGE
Patent Number: 6,954,596

Inventors: Saito; Ryuichi (Osaka, JP), Kagata; Hiroshi (Osaka, JP), Katsumura; Hidenori (Hyogo, JP), Sawada; Muneyuki (Osaka, JP)
Title: Dielectric porcelain composition and high frequency device using the same
Patent Number: 7,592,886

Inventors: Saito; Seiichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Vinyl ether curing composition
Patent Number: 7,595,357

Inventors: Saito; Shinichi (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Transmission/reception apparatus for differential signals
Patent Number: 7,595,662

Inventors: Saito; Shinji (Yokohama, JP), Nunoue; Shinya (Ichikawa, JP), Oka; Toshiyuki (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device, method for fabricating an electrode, and method for manufacturing a semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,592,641

Inventors: Sakaguchi; Kiyofumi (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Semiconductor substrate and process for its production
Patent Number: 6,953,948

Inventors: Sakaguchi; Tadahisa (Haibara-gun, JP), Onuma; Masanori (Haibara-gun, JP)
Title: Connection cap and wire connection method using same
Patent Number: 6,951,491

Inventors: Sakaguchi; Takashi (Odawara, JP), Hoshino; Sachiko (Odawara, JP), Nagasoe; Yasuyuki (Odawara, JP)
Title: Storage system employing a hierarchical directory section and a cache directory section
Patent Number: 7,594,071

Inventors: Sakai; Norikazu (Ebina, JP), Shimizu; Mitsuo (Ebina, JP)
Title: Light source control apparatus, image reading apparatus, image forming apparatus, medium storing light source part control program, and method for controlling of light source part by adjusting light quantity ratios
Patent Number: 7,592,574

Inventors: Sakakibara; Keiko (Muko, JP), Fukui; Yuko (Mishima-gun, JP), Tanaka; Yoshikazu (Otsu, JP), Kusumi; Takaaki (Suita, JP), Mizutani; Masako (Kyoto, JP), Nakayama; Toru (Sendai, JP)
Title: Gene encoding a protein having aurone synthesis activity
Patent Number: 7,592,436

Inventors: Sakama; Isao (Hiratsuka, JP), Ashizawa; Minoru (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Radio frequency identification tag and manufacturing method thereof
Patent Number: 7,592,914

Inventors: Sakamoto; Tomohiro (Kurokawa-gun, JP), Yamada; Tetsuo (Kurokawa-gun, JP)
Title: Driving method of solid-state image pickup device
Patent Number: 7,595,822

Inventors: Sakata; Shiro (Numazu, JP), Saito; Yusuke (Susono, JP), Ito; Mitsunari (Numazu, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 8,543,021

Inventors: Sako; Tsukasa (Utsunomiya, JP)
Title: Image processing system for processing photographing images
Patent Number: 6,954,546

Inventors: Sako; Yoichiro (Tokyo, JP), Inokuchi; Tatsuya (Tokyo, JP), Furukawa; Shunsuke (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Data recording apparatus and method and data reproducing apparatus and method
Patent Number: 7,594,123

Inventors: Sako; Yoichiro (Tokyo, JP), Shibasaki; Etsuo (Tokyo, JP), Kanada; Yoriaki (Kanagawa, JP), Saito; Akiya (Kanagawa, JP), Nakajima; Koichi (Chiba, JP), Furukawa; Shunsuke (Tokyo, JP), Kijima; Kaoru (Tokyo, JP), Inoue; Akiko (Saitama, JP)
Title: Recording medium, recording method, recording device, reproduction device, data transmission method, and server device
Patent Number: 7,593,311

Inventors: Salesky; Joseph (Cameron Park, CA), Madams; Peter (Moraga, CA), Flower; Jon (Walnut Creek, CA), Kaul; Clint (San Mateo, CA), Wells; Benjamin (Walnut Creek, CA), Janne; Edward Arthur Ho-Ming (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Load reduction and scalability
Patent Number: 7,593,987

Inventors: Samain; Henri (Bievres, FR), Rollat; Isabelle (Boulogne-Billancourt, FR), Jeanne Rose; Valerie (Paris, FR), Sanchez; Clement (Gif-sur-Yvette, FR)
Title: Cosmetic compositions based on organic silicon compounds comprising at least a non basic solubilising function
Patent Number: 6,953,584

Inventors: Sample; Greg (Newberg, OR), Gainer; Robert (Newberg, OR), Russell; Brian (Portland, OR)
Title: Etched vent screens
Patent Number: 7,594,846

Inventors: Sander; Ulrich (Rebstein, CH)
Title: Microscope with micro-mirrors for optional deflection and/or beam splitting
Patent Number: 7,593,156

Inventors: Sanders; Ronald (Boerne, TX)
Title: Lift boat leg
Patent Number: 7,594,781

Inventors: Sanderson; Donald Richard (Middleburg Heights, OH)
Title: Chute retention device
Patent Number: 6,952,893

Inventors: Sandler; Dave (San Diego, CA), Spivey; Brett (Carlsbad, CA), Cuellar; Louis (Albuquerque, NM), Fairchild; Paul (San Diego, CA)
Title: Super resolution telescope
Patent Number: 8,542,347

Inventors: Sandstad; Olav E. (Trondheim, NO)
Title: Device and method for distillation
Patent Number: 7,594,980

Inventors: Sandstrom; Paul Harry (Cuyahoga Falls, OH)
Title: Rubber composition containing diene-based elastomer, precipitated silica, coupling agent and alcohol-adsorbing activated carbon and pneumatic tire with component
Patent Number: 7,595,360

Inventors: Sandstrom; Paul Harry (Cuyahoga Falls, OH)
Title: Tire with sidewall comprised of emulsion styrene/butadiene rubber, cis 1,4-polyisoprene rubber and cis 1,4-polybutadiene rubber
Patent Number: 7,594,528

Inventors: Sankey; James K. (Charlotte, NC)
Title: Combination non-programmable and programmable key for security device
Patent Number: 8,542,119

Inventors: Sano; Eiichi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Display terminal
Patent Number: 6,954,615

Inventors: Sasagawa; Teruo (Los Gatos, CA), Kogut; Lior (Haifa, IL), Tung; Ming-Hau (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Integrated IMODS and solar cells on a substrate
Patent Number: 7,595,926

Inventors: Sasaki; Masamichi (Tokyo, JP), Nakamura; Keisuke (Tokyo, JP), Wada; Takamitsu (Saitama, JP), Suzuki; Keiichiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Card connector capable of inhibiting insertion of a thinner card with a simple structure
Patent Number: 6,953,369

Inventors: Sasaki; Takayuki (Kamisu, JP), Ito; Takashi (Kamisu, JP)
Title: Low resilience flexible polyurethane foam and process for its production
Patent Number: 8,541,479

Inventors: Sato; Hiroshi (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Yamamoto; Chikara (Saitama-ken, JP), Shirayanagi; Moriyasu (Saitama-ken, JP)
Title: Progressive power lens
Patent Number: 6,953,248

Inventors: Sato; Masahiko (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Functional expansion apparatus and method for attaching electronic apparatus to the functional expansion apparatus
Patent Number: 6,952,343

Inventors: Sato; Narumi (Nagano, JP), Sato; Kiminori (Nagano, JP)
Title: Magnetic data embedding apparatus having checking function
Patent Number: 6,954,318

Inventors: Sato; Tadahiro (Kawasaki, JP), Adachi; Akifumi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Radio receiver and gain control method
Patent Number: 7,593,705

Inventors: Sato; Tadamitsu (Fukushima-ken, JP)
Title: Image-processing apparatus
Patent Number: 7,593,001

Inventors: Sato; Yuushi (Kawasaki, JP), Kozuka; Yasuhiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image processing for reproducing code image from original information
Patent Number: 8,542,867

Inventors: Satoh; Hiroyuki (Kawasaki, JP), Yamazaki; Hiroshi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Low noise amplifier
Patent Number: 7,592,873

Inventors: Satoh; Noriyuki (Kyoto, JP), Okamura; Yasushi (Okazaki, JP), Iwasaki; Hirohide (Okazaki, JP), Murata; Yoshimichi (Okazaki, JP)
Title: Ion channel-like polypeptide and use thereof
Patent Number: 7,592,424

Inventors: Satou; Takashi (Koganei, JP), Matsui; Shigezumi (Nishitokyo, JP), Lee; Peter (Musashino, JP), Yokomizo; Gouichi (Hinode, JP)
Title: Output buffer circuit with control circuit for modifying supply voltage and transistor size
Patent Number: 6,952,112

Inventors: Sauter; Thomas (Remseck, DE)
Title: Curve-dependent engine drag-torque control
Patent Number: 6,952,638

Inventors: Savoie; Troy S. (Burnsville, MN)
Title: Storage and transport system for collapsible tradeshow displays
Patent Number: 6,951,283

Inventors: Sawada; Hidetaka (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Electron microscope
Patent Number: 8,541,755

Inventors: Sawada; Masakazu (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Thermal transfer sheet
Patent Number: 8,541,340

Inventors: Sawai; Kunio (Daito, JP), Naito; Takahiro (Daito, JP)
Title: Image generating apparatus
Patent Number: 7,593,027

Inventors: Saxena; Uday (Atlanta, GA), Akella; Venkateswarulu (Hyderabad, IN)
Title: Niacin compositions for reduction of amyloid beta peptide 42 (abeta 42) production and for treatment of Alzheimer's disease (AD)
Patent Number: 8,541,435

Inventors: Saxl; David (Zurich, CH), Vestner; Markus (Busingen, CH), Nordstrom; Thomas (Ludvika, SE), Borg; Tomas (Ludvika, SE), Strom; Tomas (Ludvika, SE)
Title: Heavy-duty circuit breaker with erosion-resistant short-circuit current routing
Patent Number: 7,595,461

Inventors: Schelling; Todd A. (Irmo, SC)
Title: Method and apparatus for remotely placing a computing device into a low power state
Patent Number: 6,954,864

Inventors: Scherer; Axel (Laguna Beach, CA), Doll; Theodore (Arnstadt, DE), Fuenzalida; Victor (Santiago, CL)
Title: Intermediate structures in porous substrates in which electrical and optical microdevices are fabricated and intermediate structures formed by the same
Patent Number: 6,952,055

Inventors: Schiefer; Eugene C. (Liverpool, NY)
Title: Imager cover-glass mounting
Patent Number: 6,953,432

Inventors: Schlapp; Hubert (Ebern, DE), Allin; Richard (Baunach, DE)
Title: Procedure and device for radiating and detecting the plurality of frequencies of electronic markers
Patent Number: 6,954,072

Inventors: Schlenoff; Joseph B. (Tallahassee, FL), Graul; Timothy W. (Groton, CT)
Title: Apparatus for capillary electrophoresis comprising polyelectrolyte multilayers
Patent Number: 7,594,986

Inventors: Schlesinger; Stephen L. (Kihei, HI)
Title: Use of leukotriene receptor antagonist for treatment of scarring
Patent Number: 6,951,869

Inventors: Schlueter, Jr.; Edward L. (Rochester, NY), Smith; James F. (Ontario, NY), Sharf; Lucille M. (Pittsford, NY)
Title: Polythiophene xerographic component coatings
Patent Number: 6,953,615

Inventors: Schneider; Rudolf (Meckenbeuren, DE), Gazyakan; Unal (Friedrichshafen, DE), Baasch; Detlef (Friedrichshafen, DE), Gumpoltsberger; Gerhard (Friedrichshafen, DE), Erenhoch; Michael (Friedrichshafen, DE), Schmohl; Barbara (Friedrichshafen, DE)
Title: Device for guiding a driving torque
Patent Number: 6,951,269

Inventors: Scholz; Arnd (Poughkeepsie, NY)
Title: Method for forming inside nitride spacer for deep trench device DRAM cell
Patent Number: 6,951,822

Inventors: Schoner; Brian (Fremont, CA)
Title: NCO with rational frequency and normalized phase
Patent Number: 6,954,114

Inventors: Schouhamer Immink; Kees A. (Geldrop, NL)
Title: Method and apparatus for coding information, method and apparatus for decoding coded information, method of fabricating a recording medium, the recording medium and modulated signal
Patent Number: 7,592,931

Inventors: Schubert; Peter (Darmstadt, DE), Neumann; Siegfried (Seeheim-Jugenheim, DE), Pawelzik; Martina (Munchen, DE), Linxweiler; Winfried (Gross-Umstadt, DE), Burger; Christa (Darmstadt, DE), Bubert; Andreas (Gerbrunn, DE), Goebel; Werner (Veitshochheim, DE), Kohler; Stefan (St. Clement de Riviere, FR)
Title: Processes and agents for detecting Listerias
Patent Number: 6,951,925

Inventors: Schulte; Rolf (Remscheid, DE)
Title: Lightening conductor
Patent Number: 7,593,206

Inventors: Schulze; Werner (Goettingen, DE), Wald; Michael (Hildesheim, DE)
Title: Force sensor
Patent Number: 6,952,972

Inventors: Schuster; Tilmann (Grossostheim, DE), Paulini; Klaus (Maintal, DE), Schmidt; Peter (Schoeneck, DE), Baasner; Silke (Schoeneck, DE), Polymeropoulos; Emmanuel (Frankfurt, DE), Guenther; Eckhard (Maintal, DE), Teifel; Michael (Weiterstadt, DE)
Title: Tetrahydrocarbazole derivatives as ligands of G-protein coupled receptors
Patent Number: 8,541,462

Inventors: Schwarz; Samuel J. (Coos Bay, OR)
Title: Lighting device
Patent Number: 8,541,945

Inventors: Scott; Gary M. (Milwaukie, OR)
Title: Load binder
Patent Number: 7,594,786

Inventors: Scott; Greg E. (Higley, AZ), Pelner; Jenny M. (Phoenix, AZ)
Title: Memory access control system, apparatus, and method
Patent Number: 6,952,759

Inventors: Seabaugh; Matthew M. (Columbus, OH), Swartz; Scott L. (Columbus, OH)
Title: Nano-composite electrodes and method of making the same
Patent Number: 7,595,127

Inventors: Seal; Sudipta (Oviedo, FL), Shukla; Satyajit (Orlando, FL)
Title: Synthesis of tetragonal phase stabilized nano and submicron sized nanoparticles
Patent Number: 7,595,036

Inventors: Searfoss; Timothy K. (Alger, MI)
Title: Container truck cover system
Patent Number: 7,594,687

Inventors: Sebastian; Scott (Polk City, IA), Lu; Hong (Johnston, IA), Han; Feng (Johnston, IA), Kyle; Donald (Princeton, IL), Hedges; Bradley (Kingsville, CA), Roach; Michael (Redwood Falls, MN), Stephens; Paul (Princeton, IL), Liu; Jean (Johnston, IA)
Title: Genetic loci associated with Sclerotinia tolerance in soybean
Patent Number: 7,595,432

Inventors: Seed; Jonathan (Coventry, GB)
Title: Transmission selector mechanism
Patent Number: 7,594,451

Inventors: Segaram; Para K. (Campbell, CA)
Title: High-speed communication system with a feedback synchronization loop
Patent Number: 7,593,470

Inventors: Seidl; Harald (Feldkirchen, DE), Gutsche; Martin (Dorfen, DE), Hecht; Thomas (Dresden, DE), Jakschik; Stefan (Dresden, DE), Kudelka; Stephan (Ottendorf-Okrilla, DE), Schroder; Uwe (Dresden, DE), Schmeide; Matthias (Langebruck, DE)
Title: Method for patterning ceramic layers
Patent Number: 6,953,722

Inventors: Seki; Hiroyuki (Kawasaki, JP), Tanaka; Yoshinori (Kawasaki, JP), Jitsukawa; Daisuke (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Multiple-input multiple-output transmission system
Patent Number: 8,542,575

Inventors: Sekine; Masayoshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image-capturing apparatus, image processing system, control method, and storage medium
Patent Number: 6,952,222

Inventors: Sekino; Masanori (Kanagawa, JP), Kimura; Shunichi (Kanagawa, JP), Koshi; Yutaka (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Encoding device, encoding method, and program
Patent Number: 7,593,584

Inventors: Sekino; Takeshi (Kawasaki, JP), Taniguchi; Hisashi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Recording apparatus
Patent Number: 7,594,711

Inventors: Seo; Jeong-Hyun (Seoul, KR), Lee; Joo-Yul (Ahsan, KR), Kim; Tae-Hyun (Cheonan, KR), Kim; Hee-Hwan (Cheonan, KR), Yoo; Min-Sun (Cheonan, KR)
Title: Plasma display panel driving method
Patent Number: 6,954,188

Inventors: Serban; Bogdan (Leudelange, LU), Boyer; Philippe (Boust, FR), Hoyer; David (Ayl, DE)
Title: Touchpad with strip-shaped input area
Patent Number: 8,542,203

Inventors: Seufert; Alexander (Hammelburg, DE), Krautwald; Peter (Wiesthal, DE), Taupitz; Tanja (Gemuenden, DE)
Title: Hybrid cable
Patent Number: 7,592,549

Inventors: Shafer; Scott F. (Morton, IL), Stockner; Alan R. (Metamora, IL), Wiemken; Norval J. (Dwight, IL), Tian; Ye (Bloomington, IL)
Title: Hydraulic fuel injection system with independently operable direct control needle valve
Patent Number: 6,951,204

Inventors: Shah; Gaurav (Fremont, CA), Suri; Sunil (Woodside, CA)
Title: Pretreatment of biodiesel feedstock
Patent Number: 8,540,880

Inventors: Shah; Gaurav (Fremont, CA), Suri; Sunil (Woodside, CA)
Title: Pretreatment, esterification, and transesterification of biodiesel feedstock
Patent Number: 8,540,881

Inventors: Shanklin; Steven D. (Austin, TX), Lathem; Gerald S. (Elgin, TX)
Title: Parallel intrusion detection sensors with load balancing for high speed networks
Patent Number: 6,954,775

Inventors: Sheehan; Lynn (Barndarrig, IE), Dooley; Kevin (Blessington, IE), Jordan; Rory (Dublin, IE)
Title: Laser patterning of a carbon nanotube layer
Patent Number: 8,540,922

Inventors: Shen; Bo (Fremont, CA), Roy; Sumit (Menlo Park, CA)
Title: Reducing the resolution of media data
Patent Number: 7,596,179

Inventors: Sheng; Yongmin (Novi, MI), Wu; Yuan (Shelby Township, MI), Russel; Kenneth John (Westland, MI), Jones, III; James L. (Belleville, MI)
Title: System and method for managing devices
Patent Number: 7,593,124

Inventors: Shepley; Steven (Uniontown, OH), Griswold; Glenda (North Canton, OH)
Title: Cash dispensing automated banking machine diagnostic device
Patent Number: 6,953,150

Inventors: Sheu; Jyh-Rong (Hsinchu, TW), Chao; Ching-Hsun (Kaohsiung, TW), Jiang; Liang-You (Danshuei Township, Taipei County, TW), Chang; Yu-Yang (Tainan, TW), Lee; Cheng-Chung (Jhudong Township, Hsinchu County, TW)
Title: Carbon nanotube field emitter array and method for fabricating the same
Patent Number: 7,594,841

Inventors: Shi; Hong (Cary, NC)
Title: Multi-channel communication system for wireless local loop communication
Patent Number: 6,952,585

Inventors: Shiau; Huei-Fang (Tainan County, TW), Huang; Chih-Haur (Tainan County, TW)
Title: Pre-amplifier for a receiver and a method therefor
Patent Number: 7,595,691

Inventors: Shibatani; Kazuhiro (Sakai, JP)
Title: Stepping motor servo driving method and driving mechanism
Patent Number: 7,592,759

Inventors: Shifferaw; Tessema Dosho (Albany, CA)
Title: Compact weight bench
Patent Number: 7,594,881

Inventors: Shigehara; Masakazu (Yokohama, JP), Ohmura; Masaki (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Gain equalizer and optical amplification apparatus
Patent Number: 6,952,511

Inventors: Shigehiro; Koji (Toride, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 7,593,669

Inventors: Shigeno; Kenji (Kanagawa, JP), Miyauchi; Yasuo (Tokyo, JP), Saito; Hiroyuki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Ink jet recording apparatus
Patent Number: 6,951,381

Inventors: Shih; An (Changhua, TW)
Title: Low-temperature polysilicon thin film transistor having buried LDD structure and process for producing same
Patent Number: 6,951,793

Inventors: Shim; Jang-Ho (Seoul, KR), Lee; Sung-Ho (Anyang, KR), Kim; Jae-Min (Seoul, KR), Choi; Jae-Hak (Seoul, KR), Park; Jin-Soo (Incheon, KR)
Title: Magnetizing motor and magnetizing method thereof
Patent Number: 7,595,598

Inventors: Shimada; Toshiaki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Variable length coding unit and variable length decoding unit
Patent Number: 6,954,555

Inventors: Shimao; Kenji (Saitama, JP), Takahashi; Takehiro (Saitama, JP), Sasaki; Hiroyuki (Saitama, JP), Ishikawa; Manabu (Saitama, JP), Yoshida; Shinobu (Saitama, JP)
Title: Quartz-crystal devices exhibiting reduced crystal impedance
Patent Number: 8,541,928

Inventors: Shimomura; Masako (Kanagawa, JP), Masuda; Kazuaki (Kanagawa, JP), Sato; Osamu (Kanagawa, JP), Noguchi; Hiromichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Adsorbent for ink jet use, an ink retaining container, an adsorption member using such an adsorbent, an ink supply system having such adsorption member, and an ink jet recording apparatus
Patent Number: 6,951,386

Inventors: Shimomura; Tetsuya (Hitachi, JP), Matsuo; Shigeru (Hitachinaka, JP), Katsura; Koyo (Hitachiota, JP), Inuzuka; Tatsuki (Hitachi, JP), Nakatsuka; Yasuhiro (Koganei, JP)
Title: Data processor having unified memory architecture using register to optimize memory access
Patent Number: 6,954,206

Inventors: Shimura; Norio (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus and method for erasing an image based on a mark read from a sheet
Patent Number: 8,542,380

Inventors: Shin; Il-hoon (Suwon-si, KR), In; Ji-hyun (Seoul, KR)
Title: Apparatus and method of reducing page fault rate in virtual memory system
Patent Number: 8,543,791

Inventors: Shin; Jin-Soo (Hwaseong-si, KR), Lee; Jeoung-Gwen (Suwon-si, KR), Lee; Young-Jae (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Backlight assembly and display device having the same
Patent Number: 7,594,746

Inventors: Shinjo; Yoshiaki (Kawasaki, JP), Shimobeppu; Yuzo (Kawasaki, JP), Teshirogi; Kazuo (Kawasaki, JP), Yoshimoto; Kazuhiro (Kawasaki, JP), Yoshida; Eiji (Kawasaki, JP), Hayasaka; Noboru (Kawasaki, JP), Watanabe; Mitsuhisa (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Method of making semiconductor device that has improved structural strength
Patent Number: 6,951,800

Inventors: Shiomi; Kazuyuki (Wako, JP), Okada; Takeshi (Wako, JP), Ikeno; Tetsuro (Wako, JP), Osumi; Masayuki (Wako, JP), Morichika; Katsuyuki (Wako, JP)
Title: Marine propulsion apparatus
Patent Number: 7,594,834

Inventors: Shiotsuka; Hidenori (Kanagawa, JP), Takabayashi; Akiharu (Nara, JP), Kataoka; Ichiro (Nara, JP)
Title: Process and apparatus for producing a substrate having a coating resin layer
Patent Number: 6,953,599

Inventors: Shiozawa; Motohide (Abiko, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus with decreased potential difference between a belt member transfer portion and a belt member bending portion
Patent Number: 7,593,677

Inventors: Shirakawa; Takashi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Exhaust gas cleaning system
Patent Number: 6,952,920

Inventors: Shiramizu; Nobuhiro (Musashino, JP), Masuda; Toru (Kokubunji, JP)
Title: Variable frequency oscillator and communication circuit with it
Patent Number: 7,592,877

Inventors: Shirasaka; Kenichi (Hamamatsu, JP), Saitoh; Hiroshi (Iwata, JP)
Title: Physical quantity sensor and manufacturing method therefor
Patent Number: 7,595,548

Inventors: Shirley; Lyle (Boxborough, MA)
Title: Apparatus and methods for surface contour measurements
Patent Number: 6,952,270

Inventors: Shukh; Alexander M. (Savage, MN), Tabat; Ned (Chanhassen, MN)
Title: Perpendicular magnetic recording head with nonmagnetic write gap greater than twice side shield gap distance
Patent Number: 6,954,340

Inventors: Sief; Rolf (Bielefeld, DE), Hunze; Michaela (Hannover, DE), Kruger; Friedhelm (Lemgo, DE)
Title: Device for treating a flowing fluid
Patent Number: 7,592,607

Inventors: Siek; Horst (Georgsmarienhutte, DE)
Title: Method and device for preventing slag from flowing along when tapping a molten metal
Patent Number: 6,951,296

Inventors: Sievenpiper; Daniel Frederic (Los Angeles, CA), Schaffner; James H. (Chatsworth, CA), Navarro; Julio A. (Kent, WA)
Title: Circularly polarized antenna having improved axial ratio
Patent Number: 6,952,184

Inventors: Sikes; C. Steven (Eugene, OR), Hochwalt; Mark A. (Chesterfield, MO), Sikes; T. Daniel (Eugene, OR)
Title: Use of amino acid and carbohydrate polymers in soil retention, water conservation, and water clarification
Patent Number: 7,595,002

Inventors: Silva; Gary (Reseda, CA), Ohanyan; Tigran (Van Nuys, CA), Holmes; Denny (Los Angeles, CA)
Title: Devices and methods for remanufacturing printer cartridges
Patent Number: 8,543,032

Inventors: Silverbrook; Kia (Balmain, AU)
Title: Inkjet printer with unit cells having suspended heater elements
Patent Number: 7,594,713

Inventors: Silverbrook; Kia (Balmain, AU)
Title: Printing cartridge with a data-carrying integrated circuit device
Patent Number: 6,953,235

Inventors: Simons; Richard (Cambridgeshire, GB), Warnes; Christoper M. (Suffolk, GB)
Title: Low-profile back plane interconnection device
Patent Number: 6,952,508

Inventors: Simpson; Neil Andrew Abercrombie (Grampian, GB)
Title: Bi-directional traction apparatus
Patent Number: 6,953,086

Inventors: Sims; Tyler (Knoxville, TN)
Title: Heat transfer structures
Patent Number: 7,595,212

Inventors: Simtion; Adrian (Peoria, AZ)
Title: Cordless/wireless automatic detection and suppression system
Patent Number: 6,952,169

Inventors: Singh; Deshanand (Mississauga, CA), McHardy; Paul (Toronto, CA), Sanford; Chris (Toronto, CA), Quan; Gabriel (Toronto, CA), Borer; Terry (Toronto, CA), Chesal; Ian (Toronto, CA), Manohararajah; Valavan (Scarborough, CA), Hamer; Ivan (Toronto, CA), Brown; Stephen D. (Toronto, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for performing layout-driven optimizations on field programmable gate arrays
Patent Number: 7,594,204

Inventors: Singhal; Ruchika (Minneapolis, MN), Janzig; Darren A. (Centerville, MN), Wahlstrand; Carl D. (Lino Lakes, MN), Skime; Robert M. (Coon Rapids, MN), Olson; Paulette C. (Eagan, MN), Scott; Erik R. (Maple Grove, MN), Randall; James E. (Coon Rapids, MN)
Title: Implantable medical device with anti-infection agent
Patent Number: 7,596,408

Inventors: Sinha; Santosh C. (Ladera Ranch, CA), Bhat; Smita (Irvine, CA), Corpuz; Evelyn (Irvine, CA), Chow; Ken (Newport Coast, CA), Fang; Wenkui K. (Irvine, CA), Im; Wha-Bin (Irvine, CA)
Title: Alkyne and alkene derivatives as sphingosine 1-phosphate-1 receptor modulators
Patent Number: 8,541,397

Inventors: Sisk; David E. (Bonne Terre, MO), Breakfield; Roger L. (Potosi, MO), Spencer; William (Kansas City, MO), Finnell; Scott A. (Parkville, MO)
Title: Remotely operated manhole cover for a tanker
Patent Number: 6,952,996

Inventors: Sit; Kin Yip (Sunnyvale, CA), Jamshidi; Shahram (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Domino circuit with disable feature
Patent Number: 7,592,840

Inventors: Skerlj; Maurizio (Munich, DE), Andreotti; Claudio (Munich, DE)
Title: Integrated circuit device for receiving differential and single-ended signals
Patent Number: 7,592,830

Inventors: Skinner; Stanley (Tucson, AZ)
Title: Evaporative barrel cooler
Patent Number: 7,594,463

Inventors: Sklair-Tavron; Liora (Zichron Yaakov, IL), Rosenstock; Moti (Menashe, IL), Shemesh-Darvish; Liron (Ramat-Gan, IL), Hallak; Hussein (Jerusalem, IL), Piryatinsky; Victor (Netanya, IL), Roschke; Viktor (Bethesda, MD), Lafleur; David (Washington, DC)
Title: BChE albumin fusions for the treatment of cocaine abuse
Patent Number: 8,541,373

Inventors: Slack-Smith; David Geoffrey (Marsfield, AU)
Title: Updating copies of a document received by second and third collaborators upon receiving acknowledge receipts for patches transmitted by said second and third collaborators to a first collaborator
Patent Number: 7,594,163

Inventors: Slater; Charles (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Switched Ethernet path detection
Patent Number: 6,952,421

Inventors: Smith; Austin Gerard (Cambridge, GB), Burdon; Thomas Grant (Edinburgh, GB)
Title: Propagation and/or derivation of embryonic stem cells
Patent Number: 7,595,193

Inventors: Smith; Dennis W. (Seneca, SC), Ballato; John (Central, SC), Foulger; Stephen (Clemson, SC), Manthati; Suresh Kumar (College Station, TX)
Title: Fluoropolymer compositions, optical devices, and methods for fabricating optical devices
Patent Number: 6,953,653

Inventors: Smith; Dirk E. (Bainbridge Island, WA), Sims; John E. (Seattle, WA), McGrew; Jeffrey T. (Woodinville, WA), Kubin; Marek Z. (Bainbridge Island, WA), Cochrane; Duncan (Cambridge, GB), Conroy; Louise (Cambridge, GB)
Title: Methods of treatment using IL-18 receptor antigen binding proteins
Patent Number: 8,540,993

Inventors: Smith; Edward J. (Milford, MI)
Title: Electro-water reactor steam powered electric generator system
Patent Number: 6,951,105

Inventors: Smith; Gail Eugene (Wallingford, CT), Matthews; James T. (Allamuchy, NJ), Kilbourne; Edwin D (Madison, CT), Johansson; Bert E. (Armonk, NY), Wilkinson; Bethanie E. (Higganum, CT), Voznesensky; Andrie I. (West Hartford, CT), Hackett; Craig S. (Wallingford, CT), Volvovitz; Franklin (Woodridge, CT)
Title: Methods of making neuraminidase-supplemented compositions
Patent Number: 6,951,649

Inventors: Smith; Jeremy Edward John (Castleford, GB)
Title: Method of manufacturing artificial snow
Patent Number: 8,541,530

Inventors: Smith; Marc E. (York, PA)
Title: Using a corridor search to identify locations of interest along a route
Patent Number: 6,954,697

Inventors: Smith; Terry L. (Roseville, MN), Haase; Michael A. (St. Paul, MN), Miller; Thomas J. (Woodbury, MN), Sun; Xiaoguang (Woodbury, MN)
Title: Cadmium-free re-emitting semiconductor construction
Patent Number: 8,541,803

Inventors: Snodgrass; H. Ralph (Powell, OH), Cioffi; Joseph (New Albany, OH), Zupancic; Thomas Joel (Worthington, OH), Shafer; Alan Wayne (Lancaster, OH)
Title: Methods for identifying compounds capable of supplementing the biological activity of leptin
Patent Number: 6,953,670

Inventors: Snutch; Terrance P. (Vancouver, CA), Zamponi; Gerald W. (Cochrane, AT), Pajouhesh; Hassan (Vancouver, CA), Pajouhesh; Hossein (Burnaby, CA), Belardetti; Francesco (Vancouver, CA)
Title: Calcium channel blockers comprising two benzhydril moieties
Patent Number: 6,951,862

Inventors: Sodo; Nicklas (Vaasa, FI), Kortelahti; Lasse (Langaminne, FI), Ollila; Jaakko (Pirkkala, FI)
Title: Limit for the harmonics of a current
Patent Number: 7,593,244

Inventors: Sohn; Sang-Bum (Seoul, KR), Jeon; Wan-Ho (Incheon, KR), Rew; Ho-Seon (Seoul, KR), Song; Sung-Bae (Anyang, KR)
Title: Centrifugal fan
Patent Number: 6,953,319

Inventors: Sokolov; Yuri Borisovich (Tsentralnaya, RU), Saharov; Valery Viktorovic (Tropinina, RU)
Title: Method of geometric harmonic signal modulation
Patent Number: 7,596,169

Inventors: Somervell; Mark H. (Austin, TX)
Title: Method of creating a graded anti-reflective coating
Patent Number: 7,595,146

Inventors: Son; Jae H. (Irving, TX), Reid; Anthony (Plano, TX)
Title: Apparatus, method and computer program product providing a computationally efficient maximum likelihood joint synchronization and channel estimation algorithm
Patent Number: 7,596,191

Inventors: Sorek; Noam (Zichron Yaakov, IL), Vitsnudel; Ilia (Even Yeuda, IL), Fridental; Ron (Herzeliya, IL)
Title: Method and apparatus for expanded dynamic range imaging
Patent Number: 8,542,315

Inventors: Sorin; Wayne V. (Mountain View, CA), Vakoc; Ben J. (Cambridge, MA)
Title: Integration of laser sources and detectors for a passive optical network
Patent Number: 7,593,444

Inventors: Soto; Jorge (Concord, CA), Freeman; Richard (San Carlos, CA), Shuler; Eric (Piedmont, CA), Flowers; Mark (Los Gatos, CA)
Title: Three dimensional interactive system
Patent Number: 6,954,199

Inventors: Sotoudeh; Omid (Upplands Vasby, SE), Karlsson; Soren (Upplands Vasby, SE)
Title: Electrical connection elements provided in the AMC structure of an antenna arrangement
Patent Number: 7,595,757

Inventors: Spalink; Karin (Durham, NC)
Title: Method and apparatus for managing mobile terminal events
Patent Number: 8,543,161

Inventors: Spector; Donald (New York, NY)
Title: Combined audio/video monitor and light box assembly
Patent Number: 8,542,087

Inventors: Speed; Neil Hugh Forsyth (Nottingham, GB)
Title: Shelf edge display fittings
Patent Number: 6,951,290

Inventors: Spilker, Jr.; James J. (Woodside, CA), Rabinowitz; Matthew (Portola Valley, CA)
Title: Position location using integrated services digital broadcasting--terrestrial (ISDB-T) broadcast television signals
Patent Number: 6,952,182

Inventors: Spoerle; Frank (Leonberg, DE)
Title: Trim part
Patent Number: 6,953,612

Inventors: Sprain; Harry Paul (Atlanta, GA)
Title: Apparatus and process for generating energy
Patent Number: 6,954,019

Inventors: Srivastava; Pranjal (Los Gatos, CA), Naini; Ajay (San Jose, CA), Dhablania; Atul (San Jose, CA)
Title: Error detection in dynamic logic circuits
Patent Number: 6,954,912

Inventors: Staiger; Dieter E. (Weil im Schoenbuch, DE)
Title: System and method for converging current system performance and power levels to levels stored in a table using a successive approximation algorithm
Patent Number: 6,952,782

Inventors: Stall; Jeffrey E. (Redmond, WA)
Title: Method and apparatus for providing and integrating high-performance message queues in a user interface environment
Patent Number: 6,954,933

Inventors: Stange; Pedro (Eppstein, DE), Horbaschek; Klaus (Frankfurt am Main, DE)
Title: Method for displaying time-dependent processes and toothbrush
Patent Number: 7,593,290

Inventors: Stanton; Jennifer L. (Clifton Park, NY), Knox; Roger (Clifton Park, NY), Bayly; Harry A. (Mechanicville, NY)
Title: Controlled material processing method
Patent Number: 7,593,830

Inventors: Staples; Peter Ethan (Los Angeles, CA)
Title: Smart shipping and storage container
Patent Number: 7,592,916

Inventors: Steelberg; Ryan (Irvine, CA), Steelberg; Chad (Newport Beach, CA)
Title: Deep water power generation system and apparatus
Patent Number: 8,541,896

Inventors: Stegh; Alex (Boston, MA), Kim; Hyung Gee (Seoul, KR), Depinho; Ronald A. (Brookline, MA), Chin; Lynda (Brookline, MA)
Title: Bcl2L12 polypeptide activators and inhibitors
Patent Number: 7,595,158

Inventors: Steinborn; Richard (Mulheim an der Ruhr, DE)
Title: Electromagnetical clutch, electromechanical actuator and turbine
Patent Number: 6,953,185

Inventors: Sternberg; Gregory S. (Mt. Laurel, NJ), Yang; Rui (Greenlawn, NY)
Title: Macro diversity equalization system and method
Patent Number: 7,593,460

Inventors: Stewart; Albert J. (Otter River, MA), Stanley; Lawrence G. (Templeton, MA)
Title: Building alarm system with synchronized strobes
Patent Number: 6,954,137

Inventors: Stewart; Bret Thomas (Wenatchee, WA)
Title: Electromagnetic transducer for instrument pickups
Patent Number: 7,595,444

Inventors: Stich; Frederick A. (Wisconsin Rapids, WI), Harlow; James H. (Mentone, AL), Griesacker; William F. (Moon Township, PA), Sharif; Reshma (Pittsburgh, PA)
Title: Load tap changer
Patent Number: 7,595,614

Inventors: Stolarczyk; Larry G. (Raton, NM)
Title: Cap-lamp and communications support system
Patent Number: 8,542,114

Inventors: Strang; Eric J. (Chandler, AZ)
Title: Apparatus and method for improving microwave coupling to a resonant cavity
Patent Number: 6,954,077

Inventors: Stratton; Thomas G. (Roseville, MN), Gardner; Gary R. (Golden Valley, MN), Rahn; Curtis H. (Plymouth, MN)
Title: Microelectromechanical device with integrated conductive shield
Patent Number: 6,952,042

Inventors: Striepe; Harald (Boulder Creek, CA), Knecht; Alfredo (Campbell, CA), Childre; Doc L. (Boulder Creek, CA)
Title: Portable device and method for measuring heart rate
Patent Number: 8,543,197

Inventors: Stroefer; Eckhard (Mannheim, DE), Scholl; Stephan (Braunschweig, DE), Sohn; Martin (Mannheim, DE), Woelfert; Andreas (Bad Rappenau, DE), Pallasch; Hans-Juergen (Ludwigshafen, DE), Bredehoeft; Jan Peter (Boehl-Iggelheim, DE)
Title: Reprocessing of reaction material discharged from phosgenation reactors
Patent Number: 7,592,479

Inventors: Strole; Michael C. (Royal Oak, MI)
Title: Crash release arrangement and method for an automotive pedal mounting
Patent Number: 6,951,152

Inventors: Subasic; Pero (Pittsburgh, PA), Phelps; Rodney (Pittsburgh, PA)
Title: Circuit design point selection method and apparatus
Patent Number: 6,954,908

Inventors: Sue; Hiroki (Kanagawa, JP), Ohtsuka; Masanori (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Power supply control apparatus
Patent Number: 6,952,357

Inventors: Suehiro; Yoshinobu (Nishikasugai-gun, JP), Takahashi; Yuji (Nishikasugai-gun, JP), Yasukawa; Takemasa (Nishikasugai-gun, JP), Kato; Hideaki (Nishikasugai-gun, JP), Omoya; Hideki (Nishikasugai-gun, JP), Nakano; Hideyuki (Nishikasugai-gun, JP), Yamaguchi; Hisao (Nishikasugai-gun, JP)
Title: Light source device
Patent Number: 6,953,265

Inventors: Sueyoshi; Shinichi (Miyazaki, JP)
Title: Anodic bonding apparatus, anodic bonding method, and method of producing acceleration sensor
Patent Number: 7,595,545

Inventors: Sugahara; Takayuki (Yokohama, JP)
Title: METHOD FOR PROTECTION OF DATA DECODING ACCORDING TO TRANSFERRED MEDIUM PROTECTION DATA, FIRST AND SECOND APPARATUS PROTECTION DATA AND A FILM CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM, TO DETERMINE WHETHER MAIN DATA ARE DECODED IN THEIR ENTIRETY, PARTIALLY, OR NOT AT ALL
Patent Number: 6,954,497

Inventors: Sugahara; Yoshinori (Itami, JP)
Title: Printing system for grouping printing apparatuses
Patent Number: 7,593,123

Inventors: Sugasaki; Atsushi (Shizuoka-ken, JP), Kawashima; Takashi (Shizuoka-ken, JP)
Title: Resin composition for laser engraving, relief printing plate precursor for laser engraving, relief printing plate and method for producing relief printing plate
Patent Number: 8,541,534

Inventors: Sugawara; Hideto (Fukuoka-ken, JP)
Title: Nitride semiconductor stacked structure and method for manufacturing same and nitride semiconductor device
Patent Number: 8,541,772

Inventors: Sugeno; Shuji (Moriya, JP), Ikeda; Shigeyuki (Kashiwa, JP), Nakamura; Tadashi (Kashiwa, JP)
Title: Edge preservation type image processing device
Patent Number: 7,593,588

Inventors: Sugimae; Kikuko (Yokohama, JP), Ichige; Masayuki (Yokohama, JP), Arai; Fumitaka (Yokohama, JP), Matsunaga; Yasuhiko (Yokohama, JP), Sato; Atsuhiro (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Nonvolatile semiconductor memory and fabrication method for the same
Patent Number: 8,541,829

Inventors: Sugimoto; Toshio (Kawasaki, JP), Inamura; Ryosaku (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Recording medium having multiple magnetic layers
Patent Number: 7,596,058

Inventors: Sugiura; Masayuki (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Kuriyama; Yasuhiko (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Power amplifier
Patent Number: 7,595,696

Inventors: Sukekawa; Mitsunari (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing semiconductor device including sequentially forming first and second mask material layers and forming a dotted photoresist pattern on the second mask material layer
Patent Number: 8,541,316

Inventors: Sullivan; Gary J. (Redmond, WA), Fogg; Chad E. (Seattle, WA)
Title: Extensible multimedia application program interface and related methods
Patent Number: 7,596,180

Inventors: Summach; Terry Emerson (Saskatoon, CA), Summach; Bradley T (Saskatoon, CA)
Title: Minimum till seeding knife
Patent Number: 6,952,998

Inventors: Sun; Zheng-Heng (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Heat dissipation device for expansion card and bracket thereof
Patent Number: 7,595,994

Inventors: Sundstrom; Robert J. (Cary, NC)
Title: Methods, systems, and computer program products for calendar-based coverage monitoring
Patent Number: 8,543,440

Inventors: Sung; Woong Je (Bucheon-si, KR)
Title: Resistor of semiconductor device and method for fabricating the same
Patent Number: 7,595,535

Inventors: Surleraux; Dominique Louis Nestor Ghislain (Machelen, BE), Vendeville; Sandrine Marie Helene (Brussels, BE), Verschueren; Wim Gaston (Berchem, BE), De Bethune; Marie-Pierre T. M. M. G. (Everberg, BE), De Kock; Herman Augustinus (Arendonk, BE), Tahri; Abdellah (Heverlee, BE), Erra Sola; Montserrat (Brussels, BE)
Title: Broadspectrum 2-(substituted-amino)-benzoxazole sulfonamide HIV protease inhibitors
Patent Number: 7,595,334

Inventors: Suzuki; Hiroshi (Irvine, CA), Krafft; Stephen Edward (Los Angeles, CA)
Title: Interleaver for iterative decoder
Patent Number: 6,954,832

Inventors: Suzuki; Hiroshi (Yamato, JP), Sueoka; Kuniaki (Sagamihara, JP)
Title: Thin-film transistor structure, method for manufacturing the thin-film transistor structure, and display device using the thin-film transistor structure
Patent Number: 6,952,036

Inventors: Suzuki; Masahiro (Inba-gun, JP), Ohta; Tadashi (Yokohama, JP), Kawamura; Koichiro (Ichihara, JP)
Title: Imaging device
Patent Number: 6,952,291

Inventors: Suzuki; Masahiro (Yamanashi-ken, JP), Shigeta; Tetsuya (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Display device
Patent Number: 7,592,974

Inventors: Suzuki; Masayasu (Hadano, JP)
Title: Plasma processing apparatus utilizing a surface wave plasma
Patent Number: 6,953,005

Inventors: Suzuki; Mieko (Tokyo, JP), Tsuchiya; Yasuaki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Chemical mechanical polishing apparatus and method of chemical mechanical polishing
Patent Number: 6,951,512

Inventors: Suzuki; Naoki (Tokyo, JP), Nakagawa; Junichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Optical amplifier and gain control method
Patent Number: 7,592,580

Inventors: Suzuki; Shintarou (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Method of verifying system performance and performance measurement apparatus
Patent Number: 8,543,780

Inventors: Swaminathan; Sivaram (Maharashtra, IN), Mallinamadugu; Jogimarappagari Y. (Maharashtra, IN)
Title: N-poly(alkenyl) acrylamides and process for preparation thereof
Patent Number: 7,595,366

Inventors: Swaney; Scott B. (Catskill, NY), Farrell; Mark S. (Pleasant Valley, NY), Hatch; Robert F. (Ulster Park, NY), Hillerud; David P. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Webb; Charles F. (Poughkeepsie, NY)
Title: Write before read interlock for recovery unit operands
Patent Number: 6,952,763

Inventors: Sweitzer; Robert Lee (Milwaukee, WI), Palatnik; Eugene (Pewaukee, WI)
Title: Oximetry simulator
Patent Number: 6,954,664

Inventors: Swiercz; Rafal (Bastrop, TX), Selman; Steven H. (Toledo, OH), Jankun; Jerzy (Sylvania, OH), Chorostowska-Wynimko; Joanna (Warsaw, PL), Skrzypczak-Jankun; Ewa (Sylvania, OH)
Title: Modified plasminogen activator inhibitor type-1 and methods based thereon
Patent Number: 7,592,422

Inventors: Swinnen; Dominique (Beaumont, FR), Bombrun; Agnes (Monnetier-Mornex, FR), Gonzalez; Jerome (Annemasse, FR), Gerber; Patrick (Villars-sous-Yens, CH), Pittet; Pierre-Andre (Gilly, CH)
Title: Substituted methylene amide derivatives as modulators of protein tyrosine phosphatases (PTPs)
Patent Number: 7,592,477

Inventors: Sylvest; Mikael (Birker.o slashed.d, DK), Heilmann; Soren (Copenhagen, DK)
Title: Method and apparatus for avoiding transient loops during network topology adoption
Patent Number: 6,954,437

Inventors: Szedlacsek; Peter (Winter Park, FL), Bruck; Gerald Joseph (Oviedo, FL)
Title: Catalytic oxidation module for a gas turbine engine
Patent Number: 7,594,400

Inventors: Sznajder; Henri (Kiryat Bialik, IL), Ghanem; Muhannad (Haifa, IL)
Title: Method and system for testing
Patent Number: 8,543,368

Inventors: Tachimori; Hiroshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Phase-locked loop circuit and delay-locked loop circuit
Patent Number: 6,954,511

Inventors: Tagawa; Daisuke (Kyoto, JP), Asai; Tatsuya (Kyoto, JP), Iwasaki; Yoshiyuki (Kyoto, JP), Ota; Yoshihisa (Kyoto, JP), Tanaka; Keiji (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Cross-linked polymer and process for producing the same, absorptive structure and absorptive article
Patent Number: 6,951,911

Inventors: Tagawa; Hiroshi (Hachinohe, JP)
Title: Brush-less type rotation detector shielding structure
Patent Number: 7,595,576

Inventors: Taguchi; Akihiro (Oobu, JP), Okumura; Ryozo (Kariya, JP)
Title: METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR REGISTERING ID INFORMATION FOR EACH TRANSMITTER, AND METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR IDENTIFYING RESPECTIVE TRANSMITTERS, APPLICABLE TO A PNEUMATIC TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM, A PNEUMATIC TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING APPARATUS, AND RELEVANT PNEUMATIC TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING PROGRAM
Patent Number: 6,954,687

Inventors: Taguchi; Hirokazu (Tokyo, JP), Kakuta; Yoshinori (Tokyo, JP), Nishikawa; Kimito (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Light source device and projection-type image display device
Patent Number: 7,594,739

Inventors: Taguchi; Makoto (Kobe, JP)
Title: Collision energy absorbing structure of vehicle
Patent Number: 6,951,176

Inventors: Tai; Yu-Chong (Pasadena, CA), Jiang; Fukang (Pasadena, CA), Ho; Chihming (Brentwood, CA)
Title: Flexible skin incorporating MEMS technology
Patent Number: 6,953,982

Inventors: Takagi; Akinari (Yokosuka, JP)
Title: Light emitting device and display device using the same
Patent Number: 7,592,632

Inventors: Takagi; Toshihiro (Daito, JP), Tani; Kazuhiko (Daito, JP)
Title: Hard disk recorder
Patent Number: 7,596,299

Inventors: Takahara; Yuichiro (Yokosuka, JP), Izumi; Masahiro (Fujisawa, JP), Tamura; Nobuhiro (Yokosuka, JP), Nakamura; Mitsunori (Yokosuka, JP), Ikeda; Toshiyuki (Yokosuka, JP)
Title: Fluorescent lamp, bulb-shaped fluorescent lamp, and lighting apparatus
Patent Number: 7,592,742

Inventors: Takahashi; Fumio (Tokyo, JP), Tamura; Jun-ichi (Tokyo, JP), Iino; Akira (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Low attenuation optical fiber
Patent Number: 6,952,516

Inventors: Takahashi; Hiromi (Koganei, JP), Kuroda; Reiko (Tokyo, JP), Harada; Takunori (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Method and device for measuring circular dichroism spectra
Patent Number: 8,542,357

Inventors: Takahashi; Kazunori (Nagano, JP), Tatai; Toshio (Nagano, JP)
Title: IC card reader
Patent Number: 6,951,473

Inventors: Takahashi; Seiji (Kanagawa, JP), Kawazoe; Kenji (Kanagawa, JP), Yanagi; Haruyuki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Recording apparatus
Patent Number: 6,953,246

Inventors: Takahashi; Takao (Tokyo, JP), Ohta; Masashi (Tokyo, JP), Akiba; Toshiya (Kanagawa, JP), Tomita; Masami (Chiba, JP), Suito; Taro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Recording method and apparatus for continuous playback of fragmented signals
Patent Number: 6,952,522

Inventors: Takahashi; Tomoko (Yokohama, JP), Miyaguchi; Youichiroh (Yokohama, JP), Nakagawa; Yoshinori (Yokohama, JP), Yamada; Masaaki (Tokyo, JP), Kondoh; Nobuaki (Yokohama, JP), Horike; Masanori (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Powder transferring device capable of detecting an amount of the powder
Patent Number: 7,593,657

Inventors: Takaku; Masahiko (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Multimedia data processing apparatus and multimedia data processing method
Patent Number: 7,593,964

Inventors: Takano; Nobuhiro (Machida, JP), Usui; Noriko (Shinagawa, JP)
Title: Data storage apparatus and method of controlling data storage apparatus
Patent Number: 8,543,783

Inventors: Takashima; Yoshikazu (Toyama, JP)
Title: Apparatus for automatically paying out free end portion of rolled paper
Patent Number: 6,953,171

Inventors: Takayanagi; Hiroki (Abiko, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus capable of reducing time unable to perform image formation due to temperature change of image Bearing member
Patent Number: 7,593,659

Inventors: Takazawa; Atsuyoshi (Tokyo, JP), Kaneko; Norimasa (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Vehicle information providing device
Patent Number: 8,543,290

Inventors: Takemura; Kiyoshi (Yamato, JP), Tanaka; Nobuyoshi (Machida, JP), Ogawa; Makoto (Yamato, JP), Okada; Tadayuki (Yamato, JP)
Title: Decoding encoded data
Patent Number: 8,542,137

Inventors: Takemura; Riichiro (Tokyo, JP), Kawahara; Takayuki (Higashiyamato, JP), Ito; Kenchi (Kunitachi, JP), Takahashi; Hiromasa (Hachioji, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,593,253

Inventors: Takeshima; Yoshiteru (Tokyo, JP), Nakahara; Masahiko (Machida, JP)
Title: Network system
Patent Number: 8,543,692

Inventors: Takeuchi; Janet A. (Anaheim, CA), Li; Ling (Irvine, CA), Im; Wha Bin (Irvine, CA)
Title: Phenyl bicyclic methyl amine derivatives as sphingosine-1 phosphate receptors modulators
Patent Number: 8,541,582

Inventors: Takigawa; Buso (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Sawut; Umerujan (Atsugi, JP), Gheyret; Tohti (Atsugi, JP)
Title: Air fuel ratio control device of engine
Patent Number: 8,543,316

Inventors: Talieh; Homayoun (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Substrate polishing apparatus
Patent Number: 6,951,507

Inventors: Tamori; Kouji (Tokyo, JP), Ishizuki; Kenji (Tokyo, JP), Shiho; Hiroshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Aqueous dispersion, process for production thereof and coated substances
Patent Number: 6,953,821

Inventors: Tamura; Yuusuki (Osaka, JP), Suzuki; Shinji (Osaka, JP), Tada; Yukio (Osaka, JP), Fujikoshi; Chiaki (Osaka, JP), Matsumoto; Sae (Osaka, JP), Kooriyama; Yuuji (Osaka, JP)
Title: Aminodihydrothiazine derivatives substituted with a cyclic group
Patent Number: 8,541,408

Inventors: Tanaka; Hirohisa (Shiga, JP), Kaneko; Kimiyoshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Method of synthesizing compound
Patent Number: 7,592,473

Inventors: Tanaka; Nobuyoshi (Tokyo, JP), Sakamoto; Eiji (Tochigi, JP)
Title: Correcting device, exposure apparatus, device production method, and device produced by the device production method
Patent Number: 6,951,766

Inventors: Tanaka; Shinichi (Shiojiri, JP), Chiba; Satoshi (Suwa, JP), Kamijo; Koichi (Matsumoto, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus and image forming method
Patent Number: 8,543,042

Inventors: Tanaka; Shunsei (Osaka, JP)
Title: Switching converter circuit
Patent Number: 8,541,998

Inventors: Tanaka; Tomoharu (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Nonvolatile semiconductor memory device and data write method thereof
Patent Number: 6,954,378

Inventors: Tanaka; Tsutomu (Kanagawa, JP), Fujino; Masahiro (Kanagawa, JP), Hayashi; Hisao (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Thin-film transistor and method for making the same
Patent Number: 6,952,021

Inventors: Tandy; Patrick W. (Boise, ID)
Title: Methods of operating electronic devices, and methods of providing electronic devices
Patent Number: 7,593,708

Inventors: Tang; Pingwah (Elmsford, NY), Dinh; Steven (Briarcliff Manor, NY), Lee; Jongbin (New City, NY), Liu; Puchun (Chappaqua, NY), Mustata; Gabriela (Cranberry Township, PA)
Title: Cyclopropyl compounds and compositions for delivering active agents
Patent Number: 8,541,362

Inventors: Tang; Tom Q. (Novi, MI), Nantz; John (Brighton, MI), King; Ronald O. (Brownstone, MI)
Title: System and method for remotely controlling a function
Patent Number: 7,592,895

Inventors: Tang; Zi-Ming (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Expansion card retention assembly
Patent Number: 7,593,237

Inventors: Tang; Zi-Ming (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Expansion card retention assembly
Patent Number: 7,593,238

Inventors: Tang; Zi-Ming (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Expansion card retention assembly
Patent Number: 7,596,001

Inventors: Taniguchi; Hidenori (Zama, JP)
Title: Image-pickup apparatus having a focus controller and an exposure controller
Patent Number: 7,595,475

Inventors: Tanimoto; Yoshifumi (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Network printing apparatus
Patent Number: 6,952,280

Inventors: Tanio; Toshiyuki (Kagawa, JP), Yoshimasa; Wataru (Kagawa, JP), Kuroda; Kenichiro (Kagawa, JP), Fujikawa; Shinobu (Kagawa, JP)
Title: Sanitary napkin having three-dimensional structure
Patent Number: 7,594,905

Inventors: Taubert; Tomasz (Overland Park, KS), Hutchison; Randall (Shawnee, KS), Marosfalvy; Hans (Lenexa, KS), Smith; Kevan (Overland Park, KS)
Title: Expandable electronic equipment enclosure
Patent Number: 6,954,361

Inventors: Taya; Naoki (Tokyo, JP), Ito; Masaharu (Tokyo, JP), Morioka; Takashi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Pressure-sensitive adhesive, sheet for manufacturing an optical recording medium and optical recording medium
Patent Number: 8,541,087

Inventors: Taylor; Gary L. (Escondido, CA)
Title: Secure drop box
Patent Number: 6,953,149

Inventors: Teauge; Edward Harrison (San Diego, CA), Agrawal; Avneesh (San Diego, CA), Khandekar; Aamod (San Diego, CA)
Title: Multi-sector broadcast paging channel
Patent Number: 8,543,138

Inventors: Tedesco; Daniel E. (Huntington, CT), Jorasch; James A. (Stamford, CT), Gelman; Geoffrey M. (Stamford, CT), Walker; Jay S. (Ridgefield, CT), Tulley; Stephen C. (Fairfield, CT), O'Neil; Vincent M. (New York, NY), Alderucci; Dean P. (Westport, CT)
Title: System for image analysis in a network that is structured with multiple layers and differentially weighted neurons
Patent Number: 7,596,260

Inventors: Tegge, Jr.; Edward H. (Palm Bay, FL)
Title: System and method of free-space optical satellite communications
Patent Number: 7,593,641

Inventors: Teig; Steven (Menlo Park, CA), Buset; Oscar (Morges, CA)
Title: Probabilistic routing method and apparatus
Patent Number: 6,952,815

Inventors: Teig; Steven (Menlo Park, CA), Hetzel; Asmus (Berlin, DE)
Title: Method and apparatus for producing a circuit description of a design
Patent Number: 6,954,910

Inventors: Temerinac; Miodrag (Gundelfingen, DE), Fiesel; Hans (Denzlingen, DE)
Title: Method and circuit for channel filtering of analog or digitally modulated TV signals
Patent Number: 7,593,065

Inventors: Terao; Shin (Kobe, JP), Sakaue; Yutaka (Akashi, JP), Midorikawa; Ken (Akashi, JP)
Title: Exercise-data management server apparatus and exercise-data management system
Patent Number: 7,594,873

Inventors: Ternullo; Noah J. (Pittsburgh, PA), Mehravari; Nader (Ithaca, NY), Madden; Patrick H. (Owego, NY)
Title: Method and apparatus for reliable unidirectional communication in a data network
Patent Number: 6,954,893

Inventors: Ternus; John P. (Palo Alto, CA), Knopf; Eric (Mountain View, CA), Corbin; Sean (Menlo Park, CA), De Iuliis; Daniele (San Francisco, CA), Nishibori; Shin (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Mounting fixture for a peripheral device
Patent Number: 7,594,630

Inventors: Tessier; Lynn P. (Cochrane, CA), Doyle; John P. (Calgary, CA), Weber; James L. (Calgary, CA)
Title: Self-anchoring cementing wiper plug
Patent Number: 6,951,246

Inventors: Thieret; Tracy E. (Webster, NY)
Title: Sampling of customer images as color data for process control
Patent Number: 6,952,283

Inventors: Thomann; Mark R. (Boise, ID), Li; Wen (Boise, ID)
Title: Delay locked loop control circuit
Patent Number: 6,954,388

Inventors: Thomas; Alfred (Las Vegas, NV)
Title: Gaming machine with player-operated display mechanism
Patent Number: 7,594,848

Inventors: Thompson; Neil Thomas (Cambridge, GB), Boyle; Robert George (Cambridge, GB), Collins; Ian (Redhill, GB), Garrett; Michelle Dawn (Walton-on-Thames, GB), Lyons; John Francis (Cambridge, GB), Thompson; Kyla Merriom (Cambridge, GB)
Title: Pharmaceutical combinations comprising pyrazole derivatives as protein kinase modulators
Patent Number: 8,541,461

Inventors: Thornton; Brian S. (Santa Clara, CA), Fanslau, Jr.; Edmund Bruno (San Jose, CA)
Title: Flexure design and assembly process for attachment of slider using solder and laser reflow
Patent Number: 7,593,190

Inventors: Threlkeld; Kevin Chris (Washington, IA), Erdahl; Brian (Downs, IL)
Title: Soybean cultivar CL0911428
Patent Number: 8,541,662

Inventors: Thurlow; Scott A. (Kirkland, WA), Raissipour; David A. (Bellevue, WA), Wells; Stephen T. (Seattle, WA), Price; Robert M. (Seattle, WA)
Title: Method for continuously processing electronic messages throughout a transition between online and offline states
Patent Number: 6,954,782

Inventors: Tian; Xinkang (San Jose, CA), Madriaga; Manuel (San Jose, CA), Meng; Ching-Ling (Sunnyvale, CA), Mihaylov; Mihail (San Jose, CA)
Title: Optical metrology system optimized with a plurality of design goals
Patent Number: 7,595,869

Inventors: Timken; Hye Kyung C. (Albany, CA), Habib; Mohammad M. (Benicia, CA)
Title: Highly homogeneous amorphous silica-alumina catalyst composition
Patent Number: 7,594,992

Inventors: Timm; Miguel Angel (The Woodlands, TX)
Title: Acoustic leak detector
Patent Number: 8,542,124

Inventors: Tinker; Frank A. (Tucson, AZ)
Title: Analog implementation of linear transforms
Patent Number: 6,954,423

Inventors: Tioe; Thomas (Duluth, GA), Johnson; Brett D. (Dallas, GA), Febles; Nester C. (Lawrenceville, GA)
Title: Apparatus and method for managing a call center
Patent Number: 6,952,470

Inventors: Tishkov; Alexander (Moskau, RU), Massonne; Klemens (Bad Duerkheim, DE)
Title: Unsaturated diphosphine monoxides
Patent Number: 8,541,612

Inventors: Todd; Bradley L. (Duncan, OK), Munoz, Jr.; Trinidad (Duncan, OK)
Title: Methods of degrading subterranean filter cakes
Patent Number: 8,541,346

Inventors: Tognoli; Emmanuelle (Boca Raton, FL), Kelso; J. A. Scott (Boynton Beach, FL)
Title: System and method for analysis of spatio-temporal data
Patent Number: 8,542,916

Inventors: Tojo; Koji (Sagamihara, JP)
Title: Solid laser apparatus excited by a semiconductor laser
Patent Number: 7,593,443

Inventors: Tokunaga; Shigetomi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Electronic circuit device
Patent Number: 7,595,998

Inventors: Tokuyama; Mikio (Tsukuba, JP), Katou; Yukio (Ibaraki-ken, JP), Shimizu; Jyousei (Odawara, JP), Kojima; Yasuo (Odawara, JP), Nishida; Hiroshi (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Uefune; Kouki (Odawara, JP)
Title: Magnetic-head supporting mechanism
Patent Number: 6,954,337

Inventors: Tominaga; Keisuke (Odawara, JP), Yagi; Shuichi (Ninomiya, JP), Osaki; Nobuyuki (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Computer system and its control method
Patent Number: 8,543,701

Inventors: Tomio; Shigetoshi (Kawasaki, JP), Matsui; Naoki (Kawasaki, JP), Yao; Shinpei (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Flat display panel having internal power supply circuit for reducing power consumption
Patent Number: 7,592,976

Inventors: Tomioka; Hiroshi (Tokyo, JP), Yamakami; Hideki (Yokohama, JP), Udagawa; Masako (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Mailing ink, and ink tank for mailing, ink jet recording method for mailing and ink jet recording apparatus for mailing using the same
Patent Number: 7,594,719

Inventors: Tomlins; Andrew Geoffrey (Harlow, GB), Brueckheimer; Simon Daniel (London, GB), Stacey; David John (Stansted Abbotts, GB), Shotton; John A (Wickford, GB), Bhagat; Osama (Harlow, GB), Bernstein; Greg (Harlow, GB)
Title: Communications network
Patent Number: 6,954,461

Inventors: Tona; Masahide (Tokyo, JP), Ohtani; Shunsuke (Tokyo, JP), Sakurai; Makoto (Hyogo, JP)
Title: Surface analyzer of object to be measured and analyzing method
Patent Number: 8,541,738

Inventors: Tong; Song-Lin (Shenzhen, CN), Luo; Qi-Yan (Shenzhen, CN), Chen; Peng (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Resistance determining system and method for circuit protection
Patent Number: 8,542,473

Inventors: Topalian; Suzane L. (Brookville, MD), Rosenberg; Steven A. (Potomac, MD), Robbins; Paul F. (Silver Spring, MD)
Title: MHC-class II restricted melanoma antigens and their use in therapeutic methods
Patent Number: 6,951,917

Inventors: Toplin; Kevin (Port Richey, FL)
Title: Illuminated modular dog leash and collar assembly
Patent Number: 7,594,482

Inventors: Toshikage; Hideki (Saitama, JP), Yoneyama; Shigeyuki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image commercial transactions system and method, image transfer system and method, image distribution system and method, display device and method
Patent Number: 6,952,684

Inventors: Toumazou; Christofer (Oxford, GB), Burdett; Alison (Abingdon, GB)
Title: Hybrid digital/analog processing circuit
Patent Number: 6,954,163

Inventors: Trachewsky; Jason A. (Menlo Park, CA)
Title: Space-time and/or space-frequency block coding using complex signal swapping
Patent Number: 7,593,475

Inventors: Tragant Ruano; Jose (Barcelona, ES)
Title: Modular building system and method for level assembling of prefabricated building modules
Patent Number: 7,594,361

Inventors: Trautman; Joseph Creagan (Sunnyvale, CA), Kim; Hyunok Lynn (Walnut, CA)
Title: Device for enhancing transdermal agent flux
Patent Number: 6,953,589

Inventors: Trinh; Danh T. (Towson, MD), White; Paul S. (Ellicott City, MD), Brotto; Daniele C. (Baltimore, MD)
Title: Battery charger and charging method
Patent Number: 6,954,051

Inventors: Tromp; Rudolf M. (North Salem, NY)
Title: Method and apparatus for surface potential reflection electron mask lithography
Patent Number: 7,592,612

Inventors: Troost; Erik Herman (Amsterdam, NL), Brain; Joseph (Bussum, NL), Popplewell; Lewis Michael (Morganville, NJ), Lee; Kaiping (Morganville, NJ)
Title: Multi-compartment storage and delivery containers and delivery system for microencapsulated fragrances
Patent Number: 7,594,594

Inventors: Tropf; Hermann (68789 St. Leon-Rot, DE)
Title: Optical guide and online control of a tool
Patent Number: 7,593,118

Inventors: Trosper; Scott T. (Meridian, ID)
Title: Battery-powered test-configured electronic device with test-contact extensions
Patent Number: 6,954,075

Inventors: Troubounis; George (Munich, DE), Menke; Lucas (Munich, DE)
Title: Flotation apparatus with apertured plate
Patent Number: 8,540,884

Inventors: Tsai; Feng-Chi Eddie (Taipei Hsien, TW), Wang; Chih-Ming (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Broadband antenna and assembly combination thereof
Patent Number: 7,592,966

Inventors: Tseng; Kail (Monterey Park, CA), Lai; Chih Yuan (Monterey Park, CA)
Title: Foldable chair
Patent Number: 6,953,221

Inventors: Tsuchida; Eishun (Tokyo, JP), Komatsu; Teruyuki (Tachikawa, JP), Nakagawa; Akito (Tokyo, JP), Ohmichi; Naomi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Porphyrin compound, albumin inclusion compound thereof and artificial oxygen carrier
Patent Number: 7,595,394

Inventors: Tsuji; Tetsuya (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Color conversion definition creating method, profile creating method, color conversion definition creating apparatus, profile creating apparatus, color conversion definition creating program storage medium, and profile creating program storage medium
Patent Number: 7,595,919

Inventors: Tsujino; Takeshi (Shizuoka, JP), Kanda; Hitosi (Kanagawa, JP), Fujita; Ryoichi (Tokyo, JP), Tsuji; Yoshinori (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Process for producing toner particles
Patent Number: 6,953,648

Inventors: Tsukamoto; Hisashi (Saugus, CA), Kishiyama; Clay (Burbank, CA), Comarow; David (Las Vegas, NV)
Title: Energy storage device configured to discharge energy in response to unsafe conditions
Patent Number: 7,592,776

Inventors: Tsukida; Shinichi (Saitama, JP), Sakaizawa; Katsuhiro (Shizuoka, JP), Shibata; Masahiro (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus featuring a developer carrying member with a controlled operation time and related control method
Patent Number: 6,954,595

Inventors: Tsumagari; Masahiro (Odawara, JP), Watanabe; Haruaki (Isehara, JP), Satoh; Takao (Odawara, JP)
Title: Disk array apparatus, data migration method, and storage medium
Patent Number: 7,594,076

Inventors: Tsuzaki; Tetsufumi (Yokohama, JP), Nishimura; Masayuki (Yokohama, JP), Shigematsu; Masayuki (Yokohama, JP), Hatayama; Hitoshi (Yokohama, JP), Sasaoka; Eisuke (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Optical amplifier and optical amplification method
Patent Number: 6,952,309

Inventors: Tu; Kuang-Yang (Irvine, CA), Ji; Chuanwen (Lake Forest, CA)
Title: Disk drive disabling BEMF detection window to reduce acoustic noise while using wedge spindle speed control
Patent Number: 6,954,324

Inventors: Tu; Steven J. (Phoenix, AZ), Nguyen; Hang T. (Tempe, AZ)
Title: Deterministic hardware reset for FRC machine
Patent Number: 6,954,886

Inventors: Tuck; Edward F. (West Covina, CA), Haselton; Martie G. (Culver City, CA), Sturza; Mark A. (Encino, CA), Weeks; Rebecca B. (Santa Monica, CA), Quinn; Robert G. (Irvine, CA)
Title: Matching system
Patent Number: 7,592,910

Inventors: Tucker; Dennis S. (Huntsville, AL)
Title: Orbital foamed material extruder
Patent Number: 7,594,530

Inventors: Tufts; Paul R. (Eagan, MN), Lidbom; Michael S. (Big Lake, MN)
Title: Concrete block with batter indicators
Patent Number: 6,953,309

Inventors: Turner; James A. (Binghamton, NY)
Title: Dynamic display optimization method and system with image motion
Patent Number: 7,593,026

Inventors: Turner; John (Santa Cruz, CA)
Title: Apparatus and methods for silicon-on-insulator transistors in programmable logic devices
Patent Number: 6,952,114

Inventors: Tushinsky; Robert J. (Austin, TX), Gorowitz; Morton (Boynton Beach, FL)
Title: Fashion accessory with wireless signal alerting device
Patent Number: 6,954,659

Inventors: Tylosky; Gordon (Mukilteo, WA)
Title: Self-locking linear adjustment mechanism
Patent Number: 6,953,313

Inventors: Tzeng; Chih-Ching (Yonghe, TW), Lin; Den-Lian (Longtan Township, Taoyuan County, TW), Chen; Shiaw-Huei (Yonghe, TW), Yang; Ming-Song (Taipei, TW), Yan; Jyh-Ming (Lujhu Township, Taoyuan County, TW), Yu; Yuh-Jenq (Longtan Township, Taoyuan County, TW)
Title: High-voltage discharging reactor processing exhausted hydrogen gas
Patent Number: 7,594,810

Inventors: Tzeng; Kai (Ping-Tung, TW), Wu; Cheng-Ming (Tainan, TW), Hu; Chu-Wei (Taichung, TW), Hsu; Jung-Lieh (Tainan, TW), Hsu; Kuei-Yuam (Tainain, TW)
Title: Method to prevent passivation layer peeling in a solder bump formation process
Patent Number: 6,951,803

Inventors: Tzikas; Athanassios (Pratteln, CH), Reichert; Hans (Rheinfelden, DE), Klier; Herbert (Efringen-Kirchen, DE)
Title: Method of printing cellulosic fiber materials without an additional fixing process step
Patent Number: 6,953,845

Inventors: Uchida; Hiroshi (Minato-ku, JP), Ooga; Kazuhiko (Minato-ku, JP), Fujita; Toshio (Minato-ku, JP), Hara; Masanao (Minato-ku, JP)
Title: Epoxy group-containing copolymer, epoxy (meth)acrylate copolymer using the same and their production processes
Patent Number: 8,541,508

Inventors: Udagawa; Seiichiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Chemical liquid apparatus and deaerating method
Patent Number: 7,594,801

Inventors: Ueda; Minoru (Adachi-ku, JP), Kyono; Tsuneo (Adachi-ku, JP), Yoshinari; Teruo (Adachi-ku, JP), Funjimori; Fumio (Adachi-ku, JP)
Title: Vibrating actuator and a power supply mechanism thereof
Patent Number: 6,954,016

Inventors: Uehara; Satoru (Kobe, JP), Furukawa; Keiji (Kobe, JP)
Title: Oscillation circuit and image display device
Patent Number: 8,542,067

Inventors: Ueki; Keijiro (Ota, JP)
Title: Sine generation circuit, phase shift circuit and tint adjustment circuit
Patent Number: 6,952,239

Inventors: Uemura; Koji (Fukuoka, JP), Arinaga; Yuji (Fukuoka, JP), Kabashima; Takefumi (Fukuoka, JP)
Title: Small size magnetic encoder unit with low power consumption
Patent Number: 7,595,635

Inventors: Uesawa; Fumikatsu (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing a semiconductor apparatus with a tapered aperture pattern to form a predetermined line width
Patent Number: 6,953,746

Inventors: Uetake; Akihito (Hachioji, JP), Fukui; Yoshiki (Suwa, JP), Igura; Mitsugu (Tokyo, JP), Baba; Haruhiko (Matsudo, JP), Ishikawa; Takeshi (Nagano, JP)
Title: Recycling job supporting system, recycling center equipment, information management center equipment, equipment program, and recycling job supporting method
Patent Number: 6,952,625

Inventors: Uetmatsu; Tomohiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Test apparatus to test a data signal and a clock signal output from a device under test
Patent Number: 8,542,003

Inventors: Uitenbroek; Paul (Kohlscheid, DE)
Title: Method of supplying liquid gas to an internal combustion engine, a fuel supply system and a fuel supply aggregate
Patent Number: 6,953,029

Inventors: Umeyama; Mikiya (Yokohama, JP), Yamaguchi; Yukuo (Tokyo, JP), Tajima; Hiroki (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Liquid ejecting head unit and manufacturing method therefor
Patent Number: 6,953,243

Inventors: Underbrink; Paul A. (Lake Forest, CA)
Title: Signal detector employing a Doppler phase correction system
Patent Number: 6,952,440

Inventors: Unger; Marc A. (South San Francisco, CA), Chou; Hou-Pu (Sunnyvale, CA), Manger; Ian D. (San Francisco, CA), Fernandes; Dave (Pacifica, CA), Yi; Yong (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Microfluidic devices for introducing and dispensing fluids from microfluidic systems
Patent Number: 6,951,632

Inventors: Uno; Yusuke (Tokyo, JP), Nakamura; Norikatsu (Tokyo, JP), Sakata; Hiroki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Plasma processing method and plasma processing apparatus
Patent Number: 7,595,462

Inventors: Unterlander; Richard M. (Holland Landing, CA), Neter; Witold (Newnan, GA), Romanski; Zbigniew (Mississauga, CA), Arnott; Robin A. (Alliston, CA)
Title: Cooling station for post mold cooling of plastic pieces
Patent Number: 6,951,452

Inventors: Uryu; Takuya (Tokyo, JP), Ichinose; Yuta (Tokyo, JP), Onishi; Yoshihiko (Tokyo, JP), Nakao; Kenji (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Proportional solenoid valve
Patent Number: 6,953,183

Inventors: Usui; Keiko (Inagi, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus, image forming apparatus control method, and storage medium storing program
Patent Number: 8,542,404

Inventors: Usui; Minoru (Nagano-Ken, JP), Takahashi; Tomoaki (Nagano-Ken, JP), Kitahara; Tsuyoshi (Nagano-Ken, JP)
Title: Piezoelectric ink jet recording head formed by press working
Patent Number: 6,952,873

Inventors: Usui; Takashi (Saitama, JP), Watabe; Kazuo (Yokohama, JP), Okano; Hideaki (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Holographic recording method detecting displacement of a holographic recording medium, and recording and reproduction apparatus
Patent Number: 8,542,566

Inventors: Utsumi; Shinichi (Nagano, JP)
Title: Motor and manufacturing method therefor
Patent Number: 7,592,725

Inventors: Vaidhyanathan; Natarajan (Durham, NC), Vig; Deepak (Raleigh, NC)
Title: Method for forwarding broadcast packets in a bridged IP network
Patent Number: 6,954,459

Inventors: Valette; Serge (Grenoble, FR), Fouillet; Yves (Voreppe, FR), Raccurt; Olivier (Lyons, FR), Berthier; Jean (Meylan, FR)
Title: Actuating device having a flexible diaphragm controlled by electrowetting
Patent Number: 7,595,925

Inventors: Van de Capelle; Jean-Pierre (Rochester, NY), Vogl; Howard E. (Rochester, NY), Harrison; Joseph M. (Ontario, NY)
Title: Color rendering control system
Patent Number: 7,593,134

Inventors: Van Driessche; Eddy T. A. (Eeklo, BE), Garton; Ronald D. (Baton Rouge, LA), Reed; Corey W. (Singapore, SG)
Title: Hydroformylation process including catalyst recycle
Patent Number: 8,541,627

Inventors: Van Gestel; Henricus A. W. (Eindhoven, NL), Raaijmakers; Klaas K. (Amsterdam, NL)
Title: Information processing device
Patent Number: 6,952,713

Inventors: Van Hees; Antonius Johannes Maria (late of Veldhoven, NL), Kunnen; H. J. (Valkenswaard, NL), Hoelen; Christoph Gerard August (Eindhoven, NL), Pfeffer; Nicola Bettina (Eindhoven, NL)
Title: Compact illumination system and display device
Patent Number: 6,951,401

Inventors: Van Wechel; Robert J. (Yorba Linda, CA), Johnston; Ivan L. (Corona, CA)
Title: Efficient space-time adaptive processing (STAP) filter for global positioning system (GPS) receivers
Patent Number: 6,952,460

Inventors: Vanneste; Stephan (Rekkem-Menen, BE), Debaes; Johny (Moorslede, BE)
Title: Device for driving a weaving frame in a weaving machine and a weaving machine provided with one or several such devices
Patent Number: 7,594,521

Inventors: Vanoppen; Dominic (Schifferstadt, DE), Van Laar; Frederik (Limburgerhof, DE), Beuermann; Thomas (Mannheim, DE), Krug; Georg (Moerlenbach, DE), Oehlenschlaeger; Steffen (Ludwigshafen, DE), Schwab; Ekkehard (Neustadt, DE), Voss; Hartwig (Frankenthal, DE), Morgenschweis; Konrad (Dresden, DE), Penzel; Ulrich (Tettau, DE), Tittelbach-Helmrich; Dietrich (Tauscha, DE)
Title: Method for producing aromatic amines or aliphatic amino alcohols
Patent Number: 7,595,424

Inventors: Vanover; Scott (Tampa, FL)
Title: Mast support
Patent Number: 6,951,326

Inventors: Varaprasad; Desaraju V. (Ann Arbor, MI)
Title: Multi-layer anti-reflective coatings and processes therefor
Patent Number: 8,541,062

Inventors: Vaulot; Eric (Bondues, FR)
Title: Printed weldable flexible polymer material for producing stretched structures such as false ceilings
Patent Number: 6,951,680

Inventors: Veenstra; Kerry (San Jose, CA), Rangasayee; Krishna (Pleasanton, CA), Bielby; Robert (Pleasanton, CA)
Title: Apparatus and method for low power routing of signals in a low voltage differential signaling system
Patent Number: 7,593,499

Inventors: Venkatraman; Srikanth (Woodbridge, NJ), Njoroge; F. George (Warren, NJ), Wu; Wanli (Edison, NJ), Girijavallabhan; Viyyoor M. (Parsippany, NJ), McKittrick; Brian (New Vernon, NJ), Su; Jing (Scotch Plains, NJ), Velazquez; Francisco (Clinton, NJ), Pinto; Patrick A. (Morris Plains, NJ)
Title: Macrocyclic inhibitors of hepatitis C virus NS3-serine protease
Patent Number: 7,592,419

Inventors: Verboom; Gilles M (St. Charles, IL), Navarro; Jean Louise Razon (Chicago, IL)
Title: Hair styling method
Patent Number: 8,540,975

Inventors: Vergeest; Henricus (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Optical ferrule-less connector
Patent Number: 6,951,425

Inventors: Vergel; Cesar (Maneglise, FR)
Title: Process for hydrotreating a diesel fuel feedstock, hydrotreating unit for implementing said process, and corresponding hydrorefining unit
Patent Number: 8,541,636

Inventors: Vergnes; Alain (Trets, FR)
Title: Method and apparatus for smoothing current consumption in an integrated circuit
Patent Number: 6,954,866

Inventors: Vinokour; Vitali (Lexington, MA), France; Robert M. (Carlisle, MA), Bergman; Daniel (Brookline, MA), Chow; Raymond (Waltham, MA), Cook; Chad L. (Uxbridge, MA), Lavoie; Richard J. (Waltham, MA), McClure; Scott (Somerville, MA), Radmand; Arian Joseph (Natick, MA), Webb; Rupert (Norwood, MA)
Title: High performance trading data interface and trading data distribution protocol
Patent Number: 8,543,488

Inventors: Volpert; Edgar (Munich, DE)
Title: Cementing compositions including a dispersant agent for cementing operation in oil wells
Patent Number: 6,953,091

Inventors: von Falkenhausen; Christian (Meckenheim, DE)
Title: Primary packaging used as an applicator
Patent Number: 7,594,908

Inventors: Vrame; Peter A. (Barrington Hills, IL)
Title: Dual-sided mounting bracket for electrical junction boxes
Patent Number: 7,595,447

Inventors: Wada; Shigefumi (Tokyo, JP), Nakayama; Shigeru (Tokyo, JP), Kurozu; Shigekazu (Tokyo, JP), Takahashi; Tomohisa (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Basic-administrative-tasks software program and a method of selling same
Patent Number: 6,952,819

Inventors: Wade; Richard A. (Shelby, NC)
Title: Automatic transmission shift control solenoid and valve
Patent Number: 6,953,057

Inventors: Waffler; Burdell Eugene (North Ridgeville, OH), LaCrosse; Timothy Scott (Avon, OH)
Title: Pressure relief valve assembly
Patent Number: 6,953,053

Inventors: Wagner; Reiner (Ispringen, DE)
Title: Spring hinge
Patent Number: 6,952,859

Inventors: Wahlberg; Magnus Karl Per (Stockholm, SE), Ledin; John Tore Lennart (Ekero, SE)
Title: Electrical flex connector for mounting on a printed circuit board
Patent Number: 7,594,817

Inventors: Wain-Hobson; Simon (Montigny le Bretonneux, FR), Vartanian; Jean-Pierre (Paris, FR)
Title: Differential amplification of mutant nucleic acids by PCR in a mixture of nucleic acids
Patent Number: 8,541,206

Inventors: Wakabayashi; Akihiro (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Component edge detecting method, computer-readable recording medium and component inspection apparatus
Patent Number: 7,593,571

Inventors: Wakabayashi; Takeshi (Sayama, JP), Mihara; Ichiro (Tachikawa, JP), Okada; Osamu (Hamura, JP)
Title: Grounding structure of semiconductor device including a conductive paste
Patent Number: 7,592,672

Inventors: Wakamatsu; Toshio (Tokyo, JP), Kobayashi; Hideaki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Complex
Patent Number: 7,595,077

Inventors: Wakashiro; Teruo (Shioya-gun, JP), Takahashi; Hideyuki (Utsunomiya, JP), Matsubara; Atsushi (Utsunomiya, JP), Kamo; Tomoharu (Kawachi-gun, JP), Sato; Toshiyuki (Niiza, JP), Nakamoto; Yasuo (Utsunomiya, JP)
Title: Controller of hybrid vehicle
Patent Number: 6,953,021

Inventors: Walker; Jay S. (Ridgefield, CT), Tedesco; Daniel E. (Huntington, CT), Alderucci; Dean P. (Westport, CT), Fincham; Magdalena M. (Norwalk, CT)
Title: Internet surveillance system and method
Patent Number: 7,593,033

Inventors: Walker; Jay S. (Ridgefield, CT), Tedesco; Daniel E. (Shelton, CT)
Title: Systems and methods for recalling a previously sold product
Patent Number: 8,543,493

Inventors: Walker; Jay S. (Ridgefield, CT), Tedesco; Daniel E. (Shelton, CT), Packes, Jr.; John M. (Norwalk, CT), Jorasch, Jr.; James A. (New York, NY)
Title: Method and apparatus for facilitating electronic commerce through providing cross-benefits during a transaction
Patent Number: 8,543,451

Inventors: Walker; Samuel E. (Baldwin, MD)
Title: Device for safely raising and lowering a rifle between the ground and an elevated stand
Patent Number: 7,594,351

Inventors: Walmsley; Simon Robert (Balmain, AU), Plunkett; Richard Thomas (Balmain, AU)
Title: On-chip storage of secret information as inverse pair
Patent Number: 7,592,829

Inventors: Walter; Olivier (Versailles, FR), Bachatene; Helene (Paris, FR)
Title: Telecommunications equipment
Patent Number: 6,952,423

Inventors: Walter; Roland (Neulussheim, DE), Metzner; Rolf (Dossenheim, DE)
Title: Apparatus for producing tissue arrays
Patent Number: 7,595,024

Inventors: Wan; Chang-Feng (Dallas, TX)
Title: Method of cadmium molecular beam based anneals for manufacture of HgCdTe photodiode arrays
Patent Number: 8,541,256

Inventors: Wang; Alan E. (Gibsonia, PA), Olson; Kevin C. (Wexford, PA)
Title: Process for creating vias for circuit assemblies
Patent Number: 6,951,707

Inventors: Wang; Hai U. (Folsom, CA), Chen; Zhoufeng (St. Louis, MO), Anderson; David J. (Altadena, CA)
Title: Artery-and vein-specific proteins and uses therefor
Patent Number: 7,595,044

Inventors: Wang; He-Li (Guangdong, CN), Zhang; Xiang-Hui (Guangdong, CN), Bao; Wen-Jie (Guangdong, CN)
Title: Hinge mechanism and electronic apparatus using the same
Patent Number: 7,594,303

Inventors: Wang; Hua (Bridgewater, NJ), Tavildar; Saurabh (Jersey City, NJ), Park; Vincent D. (Budd Lake, NJ), Li; Junyi (Chester, NJ)
Title: Method and apparatus related to packet fragmentation and reconstruction
Patent Number: 8,542,706

Inventors: Wang; Laung-Terng (L.-T.) (Sunnyvale, CA), Kifli; Augusli (Hsinchu, TW), Hsu; Fei-Sheng (Hsinchu, TW), Kao; Shih-Chia (Taipei, TW), Wen; Xiaoqing (Sunnyvale, CA), Lin; Shyh-Horng (Taipei, TW), Wang; Hsin-Po (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Computer-aided design system to automate scan synthesis at register-transfer level
Patent Number: 8,543,950

Inventors: Wang; Laung-Terng (L.-T.) (Sunnyvale, CA), Lin; Meng-Chyi (Taoyuan, TW), Wen; Xiaoqing (Sunnyvale, CA), Wang; Hsin-Po (Hsinchu, TW), Hsu; Chi-Chan (Hsinchu, TW), Kao; Shih-Chia (Taipei, TW), Hsu; Fei-Sheng (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Multiple-capture DFT system for scan-based integrated circuits
Patent Number: 6,954,887

Inventors: Wang; Renqiu (San Diego, CA), Xu; Hao (San Diego, CA), Wei; Yongbin (San Diego, CA), Doan; Dung Ngoc (San Diego, CA)
Title: List Viterbi decoding of tail biting convolutional codes
Patent Number: 8,543,895

Inventors: Wang; Wenbao (Ottawa, CA), Chan; Kwok Fai (Orleans, CA)
Title: Virtual counter for data rate conversion
Patent Number: 6,954,838

Inventors: Wang; Zhencai (Concord, CA), Liao; Lu-Chun (Walnut Creek, CA), Lao; Katherine B. (Concord, CA), Yan; Hong (San Ramon, CA)
Title: Print job spooling and distribution system
Patent Number: 7,593,125

Inventors: Wanker; Erich (Berlin, DE), Lehrach; Hans (Berlin, DE), Scherzinger; Eberhard (Berlin, DE), Bates; Gillian (London, GB)
Title: Method of detecting amyloid-like fibrils or protein aggregates
Patent Number: 7,595,199

Inventors: Warila; Jeffery W. (Portland, OR)
Title: Prosthetic device contouring and alignment method and apparatus
Patent Number: 7,594,935

Inventors: Warmus; James L. (LaGrange, IL), Dreyer; Mark G. (Aurora, IL), Shively; J. Thomas (Hinsdale, IL)
Title: Book assembly process and apparatus for variable imaging system
Patent Number: 6,952,801

Inventors: Wason; James R. (Tuxedo, NY)
Title: Rich text handling for a web application
Patent Number: 8,543,909

Inventors: Wassenhoven; Heinz-Georg (Monchengladbach, DE)
Title: Spinning rotor
Patent Number: 7,594,384

Inventors: Watanabe; Hirofumi (Hyogo, JP)
Title: Temperature sensing circuit
Patent Number: 7,592,854

Inventors: Watanabe; Hiroshi (Yokohama, JP), Matsuzawa; Kazuya (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Device simulation method, device simulation system and device simulation program
Patent Number: 6,954,723

Inventors: Watanabe; Yasuo (Kawasaki, JP), Eguchi; Yoshiaki (Yokohama, JP), Kawamura; Shunji (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Storage system comprising non-volatile memory devices with internal and external refresh processing
Patent Number: 7,594,066

Inventors: Watanabe; Yoshiaki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: System for controlling printer and method of controlling printer
Patent Number: 6,952,282

Inventors: Watkins; Robert G. (Vienna, VA), Wick; Andrew L. (McLean, VA)
Title: Identifying unauthorized communication systems based on their memory contents
Patent Number: 6,954,861

Inventors: Watson; Douglas C. (Campbell, CA), Phillips; Alton H. (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Vibration isolator with low lateral stiffness
Patent Number: 6,953,109

Inventors: Wazana; Yoel (Northridge, CA), Paulus; Joda (Palmdale, CA)
Title: Apparatus and method for disassembling containers having thermoplastic joining surfaces
Patent Number: 7,592,567

Inventors: Webler; William Earl (Escondido, CA), Hayzelden; Robert (Canyon Lake, CA)
Title: Controlling shaft bending moment and whipping in a tendon deflection or other tendon system
Patent Number: 7,594,903

Inventors: Wedding; Carol Ann (Toledo, OH), Guy; Jeffrey W. (Toledo, OH)
Title: Simultaneous address and sustain of plasma-shell display
Patent Number: 7,595,774

Inventors: Weedon; Gene C. (Richmond, VA), Weber, Jr.; Charles Paul (Monroe, NC), Harding; Kenneth C. (Midlothian, VA)
Title: Ultra high molecular weight polyethylene fibers
Patent Number: 6,951,685

Inventors: Wegman; Paul M. (Pittsford, NY)
Title: Continuously variable length and shaped auger for powder fillers
Patent Number: 6,951,230

Inventors: Weiehelt; Brent Melvin (Burnsville, MN), Buske; Lon (Apple Valley, MN), Toffle; Mark August (St. Louis Park, MN)
Title: Writing position data ex situ using an actuator retractable by a retractable support element
Patent Number: 6,952,319

Inventors: Weinberg; Craig (Denver, CO)
Title: Electrosurgical forceps with energy based tissue division
Patent Number: 7,594,916

Inventors: Weir; Robert K. (Denver, CO)
Title: Apparatus and method of particulate removal from liquids
Patent Number: 6,953,529

Inventors: Weise; David N. (Kirkland, WA)
Title: Ranking parser for a natural language processing system
Patent Number: 6,952,666

Inventors: Weiss; Adam Anthony (Minden, NV)
Title: Systems and methods involving field programmable gate arrays
Patent Number: 7,592,833

Inventors: Welch; Gary E. (Ponca City, OK), Jozavi; Hooshang (Ponca City, OK)
Title: Use of a scanner to determine the optical density of calcined coke as a measure of coke quality
Patent Number: 6,954,545

Inventors: Wells; Allan R. (Rochester, NY), De Angelis; Gary J. (Spencerport, NY), Valentine; Seth D. (Livonia, NY)
Title: PEM fuel cell assembly formed of modular sub-assemblies
Patent Number: 7,595,126

Inventors: Wen; Zhiyou (Blacksburg, VA), Athalye; Sneba (Raleigh, NC)
Title: Producing eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) from biodiesel-derived crude glycerol
Patent Number: 8,541,210

Inventors: Wenger; Urs (Langenthal, CH), Jenni; Hans-Rudolf (Kaltacker, CH)
Title: Reciprocating engine with rocker valve gear
Patent Number: 6,951,196

Inventors: Werner; Frank (Berlin, DE), Krost; Norbert (Berlin, DE), Boy; Jurgen (Berlin, DE)
Title: Protective element for the dissipation of overvoltages and its use
Patent Number: 6,952,336

Inventors: Wheeler; Carl J (Poway, CA)
Title: Complex cationic lipids having quaternary nitrogens therein
Patent Number: 8,541,628

Inventors: Whetsel; Lee D. (Allen, TX)
Title: Method and apparatus for die testing on wafer
Patent Number: 6,954,080

Inventors: Whipple; Matthew S. (Troy, MI)
Title: Retaining support member for fuel filler pipe
Patent Number: 7,594,583

Inventors: White; Eric Jon (Londonderry, NH), Gilmanshin; Rudolf (Framingham, MA)
Title: Analyte detection using barcoded polymers
Patent Number: 7,595,160

Inventors: Whitehead; Andrew John (Camberley, Surrey, GB)
Title: Diamond radiation detector
Patent Number: 6,952,016

Inventors: Whitehouse; Robert S. (Lexington, MA), Menashi; Jameel (Lexington, MA), Reed; Thomas F. (Andover, MA)
Title: Treated carbonaceous compositions and polymer compositions containing the same
Patent Number: 6,953,825

Inventors: Whittemore; Jeffrey P. (Arlington, MA)
Title: Partition mount
Patent Number: 6,953,076

Inventors: Wickham; Thomas J. (Germantown, MD), Kovesdi; Imre (Rockville, MD), Brough; Douglas E. (Gaithersburg, MD)
Title: Vectors and methods for gene transfer
Patent Number: 6,951,755

Inventors: Wiecek; Glenn N. (Shelbyville, KY)
Title: Sleep over recliner chair
Patent Number: 7,594,694

Inventors: Wilding; Peter (Paoli, PA), Kricka; Larry J. (Berwyn, PA)
Title: Mesoscale polynucleotide amplification device and method
Patent Number: 6,953,676

Inventors: Wilk; Bogdan Kazimierz (New City, NY)
Title: Process for preparing 3,3-disubstituted oxindoles and thio-oxindoles
Patent Number: 7,595,338

Inventors: Williams; Daniel F. (Yarrow Point, WA), Ostema; Lawrence L. (Denver, CO), Jensen; Matthew N. (Seattle, WA)
Title: Method, apparatus, and manufacture for facilitating a self-organizing workforce
Patent Number: 6,952,678

Inventors: Williams; George (Carlsbad, CA), Yu; Xudong (San Diego, CA), Ozawa; Toshiro (San Diego, CA), Toft; Rolf (Carlsbad, CA), Pedlow, Jr.; Leo M. (Ramona, CA)
Title: OCAP engine module
Patent Number: 7,593,469

Inventors: Williams; Samuel Z. (Brookline, MA)
Title: Angle indicator
Patent Number: 7,594,286

Inventors: Williamson; Richard (San Francisco, CA), Upson; Linus (Half Moon Bay, CA), Willhite; Daniel (San Francisco, CA), Greenfield; Jack (Reston, VA)
Title: Method for providing stand-in objects
Patent Number: 6,952,706

Inventors: Wilmot; John G. (Mount Airy, MD), Hill; Robert L. (Abingdon, MD), Whittier; John (Columbia, MD)
Title: Wet/dry automatic injector assembly
Patent Number: 6,953,445

Inventors: Winger; Lowell L. (Waterloo, CA), Pearson; Eric C. (Conestogo, CA)
Title: Method and/or apparatus for video watermarking and steganography using simulated film grain
Patent Number: 7,596,239

Inventors: Winkler; Hermann (Recklinghausen, DE)
Title: Method for purifying flue gases from combustion plants and then producing urea
Patent Number: 8,541,619

Inventors: Winkler; Mark (Ridgefield, CT), Winter; Thomas (Pleasant Valley, NY)
Title: Method and apparatus for verifying a site-dependent procedure
Patent Number: 7,596,423

Inventors: Winklevoss; Howard E. (Greenwich, CT), Vessels; Rodney J. (West Redding, CT), Rakov; Mark J. (Upper Montclair, NJ)
Title: System and method for donor-directed asset management
Patent Number: 7,593,881

Inventors: Wischik; Claude Michel (Cambridge, GB), Edwards; Patricia Carol (Cambridge, GB), Harrington; Charles Robert (Cambridge, GB), Roth; Martin (Cambridge, GB), Klug; Aaron (Cambridge, GB)
Title: Inhibition of tau-tau association
Patent Number: 6,953,794

Inventors: Wissenbach; Konrad (Herzogenrath, DE), Willenborg; Edgar (Aachen, DE), Pirch; Norbert (Aachen, DE)
Title: Method for smoothing and polishing surfaces by treating them with energetic radiation
Patent Number: 7,592,563

Inventors: Woessner; George T. (Phoenix, AZ), Abel; Stephen G. (Chandler, AZ), Baker; Mark H. (Scottsdale, AZ), Alexander; Dennis M. (Mesa, AZ)
Title: Vehicle, lightweight pneumatic pilot valve and related systems therefor
Patent Number: 6,951,317

Inventors: Wohlstadter; Jacob N. (Rockville, MD), Wilbur; James L. (Rockville, MD), Sigal; George B. (Gaithersburg, MD), Martin; Mark T. (Rockville, MD), Guo; Liang-Hong (Laurel, MD), Fischer; Alan (Cambridge, MA), Leland; Jon (Silver Spring, MD), Billadeau; Mark A. (Mt. Airy, MD)
Title: Multi-array, multi-specific electrochemiluminescence testing
Patent Number: 8,541,174

Inventors: Wolf; Dietrich (Hanau, DE), Fecher; Stefan (Johannesberg, DE)
Title: Method and device for the three-dimensional determination and digitization of a plaster-or positive-model
Patent Number: 7,596,287

Inventors: Wong; Earl (San Jose, CA), Matsui; Akira (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Tunable gaussian filters
Patent Number: 8,542,942

Inventors: Wong; Hammond (West Covina, CA)
Title: Picture frame positioner
Patent Number: 7,594,636

Inventors: Wong; John (Taipei, TW)
Title: Multifunctional portable power bank
Patent Number: 8,541,985

Inventors: Wong; Kin-Lu (Kao-Hsiung, TW), Li; Wei-Yu (I-Lan, TW), Su; Saou-Wen (Taipei, TW)
Title: Compact DTV receiving antenna
Patent Number: 7,595,758

Inventors: Woo; Jae-hyuck (Osan-si, KR), Lee; Jae-goo (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Level shifter including boosting circuit
Patent Number: 7,592,850

Inventors: Wright; George E. (Worcester, MA), Aberg; A. K. Gunnar (Sarasota, FL)
Title: Dermal anesthetic compounds and pharmaceutical compositions for inducing local anesthesia and mitigating neuropathic pain
Patent Number: 7,592,458

Inventors: Wu; Alpha (Taipei, TW)
Title: Safety structure of a desk top LCD
Patent Number: 6,954,221

Inventors: Wu; Biing-Seng (Hsinhua, TW), Bu; Lin-Kai (Hsinhua, TW), Chen; Chien-Pin (Hsinhua, TW)
Title: Color-sequential display method
Patent Number: 7,593,007

Inventors: Wu; Chun-Hsien (Tainan City, TW)
Title: Wheel clamp
Patent Number: 7,594,415

Inventors: Wu; David (Taoyuan Hsien, TW)
Title: Cutting device for spring manufacturing machines
Patent Number: 6,951,160

Inventors: Wu; Jerry (Irvine, CA)
Title: Cable end connector assembly having pulling device
Patent Number: 6,951,474

Inventors: Wu; Jerry (Irvine, CA)
Title: Stacked connector assembly having a pair of latch arms
Patent Number: 6,951,479

Inventors: Wu; Min (Carlisle, MA), Mannuzza; Frank J. (Chelmsford, MA)
Title: Modified reconstituted basement membrane composition for assay system
Patent Number: 8,541,235

Inventors: Wu; Peter Hsiuen (Wichita, KS)
Title: Radiation curable maskant and line sealer for protecting metal substrates
Patent Number: 6,951,623

Inventors: Wu; Ray J. (Ithaca, NY), Ho; Tuan-Hua David (Chesterfield, MO)
Title: Method of making water stress or salt stress tolerant transgenic cereal plants
Patent Number: 6,951,971

Inventors: Wu; Zining (Los Altos, CA), Chaichanavong; Panu (Mountain View, CA), Burd; Gregory (San Jose, CA)
Title: Parity insertion for inner architecture
Patent Number: 8,543,886

Inventors: Xedis, IV; Gregory A. (Syracuse, NY)
Title: Template apparatus
Patent Number: 7,594,340

Inventors: Xi; Haiwen (San Jose, CA), Khoueir; Antoine (Apple Valley, MN), Lee; Brian (Boston, MA), Ryan; Patrick J. (St. Paul, MN)
Title: Non-volatile memory cell with lateral pinning
Patent Number: 8,541,247

Inventors: Xie; Rong-Cai (Anqing, CN), Shang; Jian-Ku (Mahomet, IL), Wu; Pinggui (Tonawanda, NY)
Title: Quaternary oxides and catalysts containing quaternary oxides
Patent Number: 8,541,337

Inventors: Xiong; Jintao (San Juan, PR)
Title: Attachment chain tracing scheme for email virus detection and control
Patent Number: 8,544,097

Inventors: Xiong; Zhen (Fredericton, CA), Zhang; Yun (Fredericton, CA)
Title: Method for RPC refinement using ground control information
Patent Number: 8,542,947

Inventors: Xu; Mingzhou (Oro Valley, AZ), Anghel; Cristian E. (Oro Valley, AZ), Pearson; Wayne T. (Oro Valley, AZ)
Title: Aircraft engine starter/generator
Patent Number: 7,592,786

Inventors: Yabe; Toshikazu (Kanagawa, JP), Murakami; Takeshi (Kanagawa, JP), Aihara; Nariaki (Kanagawa, JP), Takajo; Toshimi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Magnetic encoder and bearing
Patent Number: 7,592,798

Inventors: Yagi; Shigeki (Chiba, JP)
Title: Music practice supporting appliance
Patent Number: 7,595,443

Inventors: Yahagi; Takashi (Toride, JP)
Title: Developer supplying cartridge, developer receiving cartridge, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 7,593,673

Inventors: Yakimoski; Todd (Beaumont, CA), Jacobs; Scott (Edmonton, CA), Sitko; Ken (Edmonton, CA), Hammami; Ahmed (Edmonton, CA), Sopkow; Terry (Edmonton, CA), Borman; Craig (Camrose, CA)
Title: High-pressure cross-polar microscopy cells having adjustable fluid passage and methods of use
Patent Number: 7,593,101

Inventors: Yamada; Hiroshi (Hiroshima, JP), Miyoshi; Seiji (Hiroshima, JP), Takami; Akihide (Hiroshima, JP), Okamoto; Kenji (Hiroshima, JP), Shigetsu; Masahiko (Hirohsima, JP), Kawabata; Hisaya (Hiroshima, JP)
Title: Exhaust gas purifying catalyst
Patent Number: 6,953,769

Inventors: Yamada; Makoto (Tokyo, JP), Ishizaka; Toshihiro (Kanagawa, JP), Hirabayashi; Mitsuhiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Data recording method, data recorder, and recording medium
Patent Number: 6,954,830

Inventors: Yamagishi; Hiromasa (Ikoma, JP), Omosako; Toru (Yao, JP)
Title: Recording medium loader
Patent Number: 6,954,939

Inventors: Yamaguchi; Kota (Yamato, JP)
Title: Data processing method using record division storing scheme and apparatus therefor
Patent Number: 6,954,759

Inventors: Yamaguchi; Yasuo (Tokyo, JP), Maegawa; Shigeto (Tokyo, JP), Ipposhi; Takashi (Tokyo, JP), Iwamatsu; Toshiaki (Tokyo, JP), Maeda; Shigenobu (Tokyo, JP), Hirano; Yuuichi (Tokyo, JP), Matsumoto; Takuji (Tokyo, JP), Miyamoto; Shoichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device, method of manufacturing same and method of designing same
Patent Number: 6,953,979

Inventors: Yamakage; Tomoo (Yokohama, JP), Muratani; Hirofumi (Kawasaki, JP), Yamada; Hisashi (Yokohama, JP), Kambayashi; Toru (Chigasaki, JP), Koto; Shinichiro (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Digital watermark embedding method and apparatus, and digital watermark
Patent Number: 6,952,486

Inventors: Yamamoto; Hideaki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus, image processing method, computer program, and information storage medium
Patent Number: 8,542,937

Inventors: Yamamoto; Kazuhiro (Toyota, JP), Naito; Koji (Nagoya, JP), Amano; Takaya (Okazaki, JP)
Title: Output shaft locking device for multi-clutch transmission and locking method of same
Patent Number: 6,951,149

Inventors: Yamamoto; Masakuni (Yamato, JP), Sumioka; Jun (Kawasaki-si, JP), Okamoto; Kaoru (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Recording strategy in multilevel recording
Patent Number: 7,593,302

Inventors: Yamamoto; Satoshi (Hitachi, JP), Tanba; Akihiro (Hitachinaka, JP), Kaga; Masafumi (Hitachi, JP)
Title: Insert molding method and insert molded product
Patent Number: 8,540,917

Inventors: Yamamoto; Shinichi (Kasugai, JP)
Title: Semiconductor memory device and method of controlling semiconductor memory device
Patent Number: 7,596,025

Inventors: Yamamoto; Shinji (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Vibration wave driving apparatus, vibration member and driving system for the vibration wave driving apparatus
Patent Number: 6,952,073

Inventors: Yamamoto; Takashi (Yamato, JP), Ohno; Tomoyuki (Zama, JP), Miyamoto; Katsuhiro (Isehara, JP)
Title: Television receiver and display control method thereof
Patent Number: 7,594,255

Inventors: Yamamoto; Tomoya (Nara, JP), Kawakami; Soichiro (Nara, JP), Akasaka; Toshifumi (Kyoto, JP)
Title: ION CONDUCTOR STRUCTURAL BODY, PROCESS FOR PRODUCING SAID ION CONDUCTOR STRUCTURAL BODY, RECHARGEABLE BATTERY PROVIDED WITH SAID ION CONDUCTOR STRUCTURAL BODY AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCING SAID RECHARGEABLE BATTERY
Patent Number: 6,953,642

Inventors: Yamamoto; Yasutaka (Osaka, JP), Tanabe; Koji (Osaka, JP)
Title: Pressure sensitive conductive sheet, method of manufacturing the same, and touch panel using the same
Patent Number: 7,595,790

Inventors: Yamamoto; Yuichiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Optical head device
Patent Number: 7,595,472

Inventors: Yamamoto; Yuuki (Osaka, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus for enabling printing of confidential image data
Patent Number: 8,542,377

Inventors: Yamanaka; Takahito (Osaka, JP)
Title: Cooling fan mounting structure for flat display, and plasma television set
Patent Number: 7,593,226

Inventors: Yamane; Kenji (Tokyo, JP), Futenma; Satoshi (Tokyo, JP), Kyusojin; Hiroshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Transmitting/receiving system, transmitting apparatus, transmitting method, receiving apparatus, receiving method, recording medium, and program
Patent Number: 7,593,424

Inventors: Yamaoka; Masanao (Kodaira, JP), Osada; Kenichi (Tokyo, JP), Komatsu; Shigenobu (Kokubunji, JP)
Title: Semiconductor integrated circuit and manufacturing method therefor
Patent Number: 7,596,013

Inventors: Yamashita; Koichiro (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Compiler, compile method, and processor core control method and processor
Patent Number: 8,543,993

Inventors: Yamashita; Nobuyuki (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Method and system for multidimensional database management
Patent Number: 6,954,760

Inventors: Yamashita; Shuichi (Okazaki, JP), Takeuchi; Yukihiro (Miyoshi, JP)
Title: Optical waveguide sensor and manufacturing method of the same
Patent Number: 8,542,957

Inventors: Yamazaki; Kazuyoshi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Diffraction grating and optical pickup device
Patent Number: 8,542,560

Inventors: Yamazaki; Shunpei (Tokyo, JP), Koyama; Jun (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Liquid crystal display device
Patent Number: 6,952,194

Inventors: Yamazaki; Shunpei (Tokyo, JP), Sakama; Mitsunori (Kanagawa, JP), Hiroki; Masaaki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Plasma CVD method
Patent Number: 6,951,828

Inventors: Yamazaki; Takao (Tokyo, JP), Inoue; Hirobumi (Tokyo, JP), Hazeyama; Ichiro (Tokyo, JP), Kitajo; Sakae (Tokyo, JP), Kubo; Masahiro (Tokyo, JP), Sogawa; Yoshimichi (Tokyo, JP), Kuroda; Hidehiko (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device and method for manufacturing the same, circuit board, electronic apparatus, and semiconductor device manufacturing apparatus
Patent Number: 7,594,644

Inventors: Yamazoe; Manabu (Kawasaki, JP), Ogura; Nobuo (Tokyo, JP), Uekusa; Akihiko (Kawasaki, JP), Yano; Kentaro (Yokohama, JP), Suwa; Tetsuya (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Image processing method and apparatus and storage medium
Patent Number: 7,593,570

Inventors: Yan; Eric S. (Orange Park, FL), McHenry; Kevin R. (Jacksonville, FL)
Title: Corona and static electrode assembly
Patent Number: 6,951,992

Inventors: Yan; Liang (Malden, MA), Lehman; Bradley M. (Belmont, MA)
Title: Integrated magnetic isolated two-inductor boost converter
Patent Number: 6,952,353

Inventors: Yanagida; Eiji (Okazaki, JP), Sato; Eiji (Nishikamo-gun, JP), Oki; Ryoji (Toyota, JP), Takahashi; Hidenori (Okazaki, JP)
Title: Internal combustion engine start controller
Patent Number: 7,594,491

Inventors: Yanagita; Noboru (Kanagawa, JP), Kawahara; Minoru (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Information recording apparatus and method, and information recording system
Patent Number: 6,954,319

Inventors: Yanai; Hirokazu (Osaka, JP)
Title: Identification method of data point distribution area on coordinate plane and recording medium
Patent Number: 8,542,229

Inventors: Yang; Chieh (Taipei Hsien, TW), Chen; Li-Ping (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Mounting apparatus for cable management arm
Patent Number: 7,594,628

Inventors: Yang; Chin-Sheng (Tainan City, TW)
Title: Picture frame
Patent Number: 7,594,350

Inventors: Yang; Haitao (San Jose, CA)
Title: LED based lamp including reflective hood to reduce variation in illuminance
Patent Number: 8,541,931

Inventors: Yang; Huai (DongGuan, CN)
Title: HGA having separate dimple element, disk drive unit with the same, and manufacturing method thereof
Patent Number: 7,593,191

Inventors: Yang; Seung-Sik (Yongin, KR), Park; Byung-Oh (Suwon, KR)
Title: Apparatus for controlling printer to improve printing speed and method thereof
Patent Number: 6,954,283

Inventors: Yang; Won-choul (Gwangju, KR)
Title: Method and apparatus for determining disk drive parameter in accordance with ambient temperature
Patent Number: 6,954,320

Inventors: Yang; Yi Yan (Singapore, SG), Soppimath; Kumaresh (Singapore, SG)
Title: Temperature and pH sensitive copolymers
Patent Number: 8,541,013

Inventors: Yao; Joseph (Taipei, TW)
Title: Decorative light strings with combinative tree
Patent Number: 6,951,405

Inventors: Yasuda; Nakahiro (Chiba-ken, JP), Benton; Eric (Chiba-ken, JP), Ishii; Hitoshi (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Takayama; Sumiko (Chiba-ken, JP), Inagaki; Shinsuke (Chiba-ken, JP), Kobayashi; Isao (Chiba-ken, JP), Higashimata; Atsushi (Chiba-ken, JP), Honma; Yoshihiro (Narashino, JP), Umeshima; Yosuke (Chiba-ken, JP)
Title: Sample picture data processing method and sample inspection system and method
Patent Number: 7,593,556

Inventors: Yasumi; Takehiko (Tokyo, JP), Mochizuki; Kazuo (Tokyo, JP), Aoyanagi; Hisakazu (Tokyo, JP), Naitou; Michitaka (Tokyo, JP), Jyou; Shigenobu (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Color adjusting method for projector
Patent Number: 6,953,250

Inventors: Yasunaga; Toshikazu (Osaka, JP)
Title: Tire curing forming mold
Patent Number: 7,594,804

Inventors: Yata; Shizukuni (Osaka, JP), Kikuta; Haruo (Osaka, JP), Kinoshita; Hajime (Osaka, JP), Kato; Shiro (Osaka, JP)
Title: Non-aqueous secondary battery and its control method
Patent Number: 6,951,699

Inventors: Yatagai; Masanobu (Kawasaki, JP), Minomura; Masafumi (Kawasaki, JP), Tsuchiya; Shigekatsu (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Process for producing optically active carboxylic acid
Patent Number: 7,592,480

Inventors: Yen; Wen Chang (Kaohsiung, TW)
Title: Heater
Patent Number: 8,542,987

Inventors: Yeo; Yee-Chia (Albany, CA), Lin; Chun-Chieh (Taichung, TW), Yang; Fu-Liang (Hsin-Chu, TW), Hu; Chen Ming (Hsin-Chu, TW)
Title: Complementary metal oxide semiconductor transistor technology using selective epitaxy of a strained silicon germanium layer
Patent Number: 6,953,972

Inventors: Yeom; Ki-Keon (Suwon, KR)
Title: Disk chuck
Patent Number: 6,954,330

Inventors: Yeon; Kang Dae (Gumi-shi, KR)
Title: Plasma display panel with improved grounding structure
Patent Number: 7,592,748

Inventors: Ynosencio; Manuel (Austin, TX)
Title: Multiple axis continuous hinge system
Patent Number: 6,952,861

Inventors: Yodock, Jr.; Leo J. (Fort Lauderdale, FL), Yodock, III; Leo J. (Hollywood, FL), Yodock; Guy C. (Fort Lauderdale, FL)
Title: Traffic control device
Patent Number: 6,951,434

Inventors: Yokoi; Takeshi (Hino, JP), Takizawa; Hironobu (Hachioji, JP), Segawa; Hidetake (Hachioji, JP), Mizuno; Hitoshi (Koganei, JP), Adachi; Hideyuki (Sagamihara, JP), Moriyama; Hiroki (Akishima, JP), Yabe; Hisao (Hachioji, JP)
Title: Capsule-type medical device and medical system
Patent Number: 6,951,536

Inventors: Yokota; Masahiko (Abiko, JP), Nagano; Toshiyuki (Kawasaki, JP), Miyake; Hiroaki (Moriya, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus with adjusting portions to adjust positions of conveying and discharge portions
Patent Number: 7,593,668

Inventors: Yokoyama; Masayuki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image processing device and image processing method
Patent Number: 8,542,741

Inventors: Yoneda; Shuji (Osaka, JP), Nakai; Masaaki (Osaka, JP), Yamakawa; Eiji (Sanda, JP), Hashimoto; Kiyofumi (Suita, JP), Masazumi; Naoki (Kobe, JP), Asai; Katsuhiko (Takatsuki, JP), Kohriyama; Koichi (Amagasaki, JP), Ochi; Keizou (Takatsuki, JP), Kondo; Takashi (Sakai, JP), Hotomi; Hideo (Toyonaka, JP), Okumura; Kazuaki (Ikeda, JP), Mandai; Makiko (Takatsuki, JP)
Title: Liquid crystal display device having a liquid crystal display driven by interlace scanning and/or sequential scanning
Patent Number: 6,954,195

Inventors: Yoneda; Tomoya (Tokyo, JP), Inoue; Shunsuke (Kanagawa, JP), Kochi; Tetsunobu (Kanagawa, JP), Takahashi; Hidekazu (Kanagawa, JP), Ogura; Masanori (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image pickup apparatus
Patent Number: 6,952,228

Inventors: Yoo; In-kyeong (Kyungki-do, KR), Moon; Chang-wook (Seoul, KR), Jeong; Soo-hwan (Kyungki-do, KR), Kim; Dong-wook (Seoul, KR)
Title: Emitter for electron-beam projection lithography system and manufacturing method thereof
Patent Number: 6,953,946

Inventors: Yoon; Gi-Sung (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Shin; In-Kyun (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Kim; Sung-Hyuck (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Method of fabricating chrome-less phase shift mask
Patent Number: 7,595,136

Inventors: Yoon; Kyoung-Jin (Ames, IA), Wu; Wai-Hong (Ellicott City, MD)
Title: Differential immunoassay for PRRS vaccine antibody
Patent Number: 8,541,188

Inventors: Yoshida; Kenichirou (Hitachinaka, JP), Nonaka; Takuma (Hitachinaka, JP)
Title: Portable circular saw having circular saw blade inclination angle controlling arrangement
Patent Number: 6,951,057

Inventors: Yoshida; Makoto (Tokyo, JP), Oike; Taro (Tokyo, JP), Iijima; Atsushi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing the thin film magnetic head
Patent Number: 6,952,866

Inventors: Yoshida; Masaaki (Hyogo-ken, JP), Nakanishi; Hiroaki (Hyogo-ken, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device of non-volatile memory
Patent Number: 6,952,035

Inventors: Yoshii; Shigeo (Hirakata, JP), Otsuka; Nobuyuki (Kawanishi, JP), Mizuno; Koichi (Nara, JP), Suzuki; Asamira (Osaka, JP), Yokogawa; Toshiya (Nara, JP)
Title: Plasma oscillation switching device
Patent Number: 6,953,954

Inventors: Yoshijima; Kazuya (Okazaki, JP), Hasegawa; Naohiro (Toyota, JP)
Title: Cylinder head cover and method for mounting cylinder head cover to cylinder head
Patent Number: 7,594,488

Inventors: Yoshikawa; Masato (Susono, JP), Asahara; Norimi (Numazu, JP)
Title: Gear shift control apparatus for automatic transmission and gear shift control method for automatic transmission
Patent Number: 8,543,302

Inventors: Yoshikawa; Tadanobu (Toride, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus adopting image bearing member cleaner-less system
Patent Number: 6,952,546

Inventors: Yoshimoto; Tsuyoshi (Fukuoka, JP), Shiramizu; Takahisa (Saga, JP)
Title: Image display system having a detection of an overlapping in the output timing of laser beams
Patent Number: 8,541,729

Inventors: Yoshino; Daisuke (Kanagawa, JP), Miyata; Toshiyuki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 7,596,334

Inventors: Yoshizumi; Yusuke (Itami, JP), Enya; Yohei (Itami, JP), Kyono; Takashi (Itami, JP), Adachi; Masahiro (Osaka, JP), Tokuyama; Shinji (Osaka, JP), Sumitomo; Takamichi (Itami, JP), Ueno; Masaki (Itami, JP), Ikegami; Takatoshi (Itami, JP), Katayama; Koji (Osaka, JP), Nakamura; Takao (Itami, JP)
Title: III-nitride semiconductor laser device, and method of fabricating the III-nitride semiconductor laser device
Patent Number: 8,541,253

Inventors: Yosimoto; Atuyuki (Kawasaki, JP), Hayasaka; Kazumi (Kawasaki, JP), Saito; Hiroshi (Kawasaki, JP), Suetsugu; Yoshimasa (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Data transfer apparatus and method
Patent Number: 6,954,806

Inventors: Young; Michael R. (Bristol, TN), Loprete; Joseph F. (Bristol, TN), Monk; David T. (Lebanon, VA), Wagner; Philip C. (Bristol, TN), Hill; Joe T. (Bristol, VA), Peters; Robert B. (Bristol, VA)
Title: Adjustable crankpin throw structure having improved throw stabilization means
Patent Number: 6,953,324

Inventors: Young; Richard (Arcadia, OK)
Title: Apparatus for flow detection, measurement and control and method for use of same
Patent Number: 7,592,921

Inventors: Yu; Daphne (Yardley, PA)
Title: System and method for automatically segmenting bones in computed tomography angiography data
Patent Number: 7,593,762

Inventors: Yu; Jae Shin (Seoul, KR), Jun; Sung Bae (Seoul, KR), Yoon; Kyoung Ro (Seoul, KR)
Title: Method for summarizing news video stream using synthetic key frame based upon video text
Patent Number: 6,954,900

Inventors: Yu; XueXian (ShenZhen, CN)
Title: Network data exchange method and network server
Patent Number: 8,543,472

Inventors: Yuan; Jack H. (Cupertino, CA), Harari; Eliyahou (Los Gatos, CA), Fong; Yupin K. (Fremont, CA), Samachisa; George (San Jose, CA)
Title: Scalable self-aligned dual floating gate memory cell array and methods of forming the array
Patent Number: 6,953,970

Inventors: Yuan; Kun-I (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Camera module
Patent Number: 7,595,943

Inventors: Yun; Han-Seok (Yongin-si, KR), Seo; Se-Wook (Yongin-si, KR), Lim; Gye-Jong (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Control signal generation circuit and battery management system using the same
Patent Number: 7,593,199

Inventors: Yun; Jong-yun (Suwon-si, KR), Chu; Sang-hoon (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: HDD data read control apparatus, medium, and method
Patent Number: 7,593,180

Inventors: Yusuf; Salim (Carlisle, CA), Hirsh; Jack (Burlington, CA), Eikelboom; John (Canning, AU)
Title: Device for measuring an analyte
Patent Number: 7,595,201

Inventors: Yuyama; Hiroyuki (Toyonaka, JP), Yasuoka; Keita (Toyonaka, JP), Kohama; Akitomi (Toyonaka, JP), Kawano; Atsushi (Toyonaka, JP)
Title: Medicine weighing device
Patent Number: 7,592,553

Inventors: Yvin; Jean-Claude (Saint-Malo, FR), Jamois; Frank (Rennes, FR), Ferrieres; Vincent (Rennes, FR), Plusquellec; Daniel (Noyal Chatillon sur Seiche, FR)
Title: Method for preparing functionalized .beta.-(1,3)-glucan derivatives
Patent Number: 6,951,934

Inventors: Zargham; Bahman (Sunnyvale, CA), Battas; Gregory (Indianapolis, IN)
Title: Framework, architecture, method and system for reducing latency of business operations of an enterprise
Patent Number: 6,954,757

Inventors: Zeh; Stefan (Wangen, DE)
Title: Method and device for regulating a pump
Patent Number: 7,595,603

Inventors: Zeng; Huaiyu (Hanks) (Red Bank, NJ), Sollenberger; Nelson (Farmingdale, NJ), Heiman; Arie (Rannana, IL)
Title: Method and system for decoding control channels using partial combining with weighted SNR
Patent Number: 7,593,368

Inventors: Zhan; Jiarong (Putuo Shanghai, CN), Huiping; Mao (Putuo Shanghai, CN), Shaoliang; Hui (Putuo Shanghai, CN), Zheyu; Shen (Putuo Shanghai, CN)
Title: Method for producing of ultra-clean and high-purity electronic grade reagents
Patent Number: 8,540,960

Inventors: Zhang; Baoquan (Overland Park, KS), Miller; Karen H. (Overland Park, KS), Woodson; Charles (Peculiar, MO)
Title: Method and system for preventing endless looping during telephone call set up
Patent Number: 7,596,219

Inventors: Zhang; Benyu (Beijing, CN), Zeng; Hua-Jun (Beijing, CN), Ma; Wei-Ying (Beijing, CN), Chen; Zheng (Beijing, CN)
Title: Method and system for detecting when an outgoing communication contains certain content
Patent Number: 7,594,277

Inventors: Zhang; Jiqiang (Guiyang, CN), Chen; Qian (Guiyang, CN)
Title: High strength magnesium slag brick and method of producing the same
Patent Number: 7,594,964

Inventors: Zhang; Li (Toronto, CA), Young; Kevin (Toronto, CA)
Title: Method of modulating tumor immunity
Patent Number: 6,953,576

Inventors: Zhang; Lin (Beijing, CN), Chou; Bob S. G. (Newtown, PA), Zhang; Haoxiang (Beijing, CN), Yu; Zhe (Beijing, CN), Yang; Lei (Beijing, CN)
Title: Multi-to-multi point ad-hoc wireless data transfer protocol
Patent Number: 7,593,374

Inventors: Zhang; Tonglong (Irvine, CA)
Title: Integrated circuit device package having both wire bond and flip-chip interconnections and method of making the same
Patent Number: 7,595,227

Inventors: Zhao; Hong (Edison, NJ), Greenwald; Richard B. (Somerset, NJ)
Title: Polymeric oligonucleotide prodrugs
Patent Number: 7,595,304

Inventors: Zhao; Wen (Ottawa, CA), Hossain; Asif (Ottawa, CA), Chaudry; Shahid (Ottawa, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for best service rescan scheduling for mobile device operating in an EVDO hybrid mode
Patent Number: 7,593,727

Inventors: Zhu; Bin (Edina, MN), Gu; Guofei (Atlanta, GA), Li; Shipeng (Irvine, CA)
Title: Digital rights management system
Patent Number: 7,594,275

Inventors: Zhu; Guoming G. (Novi, MI), Nation; Michael T. (Ypsilanti, MI), Wang; Bruce (Troy, MI), Gould; Kenneth L. (Fayetteville, GA), Moran; Kevin D. (Trenton, MI), Huberts; Garlan J. (Milford, MI)
Title: Method for reducing pin count of an integrated coil with driver and ionization detection circuit by multiplexing ionization and coil charge current feedback signals
Patent Number: 6,951,201

Inventors: Zhu; Guoming G. (Novi, MI), Wang; Bruce (Troy, MI), Gould; Kenneth L. (Fayetteville, GA)
Title: Circuit for measuring ionization current in a combustion chamber of an internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 6,954,074

Inventors: Zhu; Hong (West Sacramento, CA), Jimenez; Jorge (Sacramento, CA), Taylor; Colleen (Folsom, CA), Guilhabert-Goya; Magalie (Davis, CA), Margolis; Jonathan (Davis, CA)
Title: Insecticidal fermentation broth from actinomycetes containing enhanced ratio of active to inactive dunaimycins
Patent Number: 8,541,216

Inventors: Zhu; Julianne Jiang (Los Gatos, CA), Hass; David T. (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Delegating network processor operations to star topology serial bus interfaces
Patent Number: 8,543,747

Inventors: Ziegler; Kirk J. (Gainesville, FL), Rauwald; Urs (Bramen, DE), Hauge; Robert H. (Houston, TX), Schmidt; Howard K. (Cypress, TX), Smalley; Richard E. (Houston, TX), Kittrell; W. Carter (Houston, TX), Gu; Zhenning (Sugar Land, TX)
Title: Bulk cutting of carbon nanotubes using electron beam irradiation
Patent Number: 8,540,959

Inventors: Ziock; Klaus-Peter (Clinton, TN)
Title: Dual-sided coded-aperture imager
Patent Number: 7,592,602

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