Sunday, December 08 2019


Weekly Report

Expired Patents

Inventors: Aasman; Jannes (Leiden, NL)
Title: Method and a system for retrieving data of a data network
Patent Number: 7,281,028

Inventors: Abe; Jin (Kawasaki, JP), Ishibashi; Osamu (Kawasaki, JP), Mesaki; Yoshinori (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Memory device
Patent Number: 8,027,221

Inventors: Abe; Masayuki (Utsunomiya, JP)
Title: Reflective liquid crystal display apparatus
Patent Number: 8,026,985

Inventors: Abe; Tatsuya (Kodaira, JP)
Title: Transmitter
Patent Number: 8,027,406

Inventors: Abileah; Adiel (Portland, OR), den Boer; Willem (Hillsboro, OR)
Title: Light sensitive display
Patent Number: 7,280,102

Inventors: Abrol; Sidharth (Greenville, SC), Mazzaro; Maria Cecilia (Simpsonville, SC)
Title: Method and system for use in controlling a pressure vessel
Patent Number: 9,147,018

Inventors: Abu Qahouq; Jaber (Beaverton, OR), Huang; Lilly (Portland, OR)
Title: Adaptive controller with mode tracking and parametric estimation for digital power converters
Patent Number: 8,026,706

Inventors: Aburada; Tomohiro (Shizuoka, JP), Kihata; Masumi (Shizuoka, JP), Kudva; Gautam Narendra (Horseheads, NY), Nishimoto; Michael Yoshiya (Horseheads, NY), Peris; James Paul (Horseheads, NY), Treichler; George Davis (Hammondsport, NY)
Title: Roller pairs for processing glass ribbons and draw apparatuses incorporating the same
Patent Number: 9,145,324

Inventors: Abzarian; David (Kirkland, WA), Surkan; Michael R. (Bellevue, WA), Khan; Salahuddin C. J. (Redmond, WA), Sehgal; Amit A. (Kirkland, WA), Talwar; Mohit (Redmond, WA)
Title: Edge traversal service dormancy
Patent Number: 8,028,076

Inventors: Aciro; Caroline (Bottisham, GB), Steadman; Victoria Alexandra (Stansted, GB), Pettit; Simon Neil (Colchester, GB), Poullennec; Karine G. (Chelmsford, GB), Lazarides; Linos (London, GB), Dean; David Kenneth (Ware, GB), Dunbar; Neil Andrew (Chelmsford, GB), Highton; Adrian John (Chelmsford, GB), Keats; Andrew John (Chelmsford, GB), Siegel; Dustin Scott (Foster City, CA), Karki; Kapil Kumar (Foster City, CA), Schrier; Adam James (Redwood City, CA), Jansa; Petr (San Mateo, CA), Mackman; Richard (Millbrae, CA), Chiva; Jean Yves (Chelmsford, GB)
Title: Macrocyclic inhibitors of flaviviridae viruses
Patent Number: 9,145,441

Inventors: Acquarulo, Jr.; Lawrence A. (Lisbon, CT), O'Neil; Charles J. (Chelmsford, MA)
Title: Nylon nanocomposites
Patent Number: 7,279,521

Inventors: Adaickalasamy; James (Bangalore, IN)
Title: Retrofittable interstage angled seal
Patent Number: 9,145,788

Inventors: Adams; Paul (Albuquerque, NM)
Title: Laptop computer desk
Patent Number: 8,025,016

Inventors: Addis; Bruce (Redwood City, CA), Milo; Charles (Mountain View, CA), Hnojewyj; Olexander (Saratoga, CA)
Title: Systems, methods, and compositions for achieving closure of vascular puncture sites
Patent Number: 7,279,001

Inventors: Addonisio; Louis Salvatore (Medford, NY), Smagala; George (Westbury, NY)
Title: Asset management and status system
Patent Number: 7,277,889

Inventors: Agarwal; Manoj K. (Noida, IN), Cotner; Curt L. (Gilroy, CA), Kundu; Amitava (Bangalore, IN), Sambandhan; Rajesh (Bangalore, IN)
Title: Comparing database performance without benchmark workloads
Patent Number: 9,146,946

Inventors: Agazzi; Oscar E. (Irvine, CA)
Title: Digital signal processing based de-serializer
Patent Number: 8,027,410

Inventors: Aggarwal; Amit (Ghaziabad, IN), Goel; Himanshu (Ghaziabad, IN), Malhotra; Ashish (Noida, IN), Pal; Ankit (Greater Noida, IN)
Title: Clock distribution architecture for integrated circuit
Patent Number: 9,148,155

Inventors: Ahammad; Parvez (Berkeley, CA), Yeo; Chuohao (Berkeley, CA), Ramchandran; Kannan (El Cerrito, CA), Sastry; S. Shankar (Berkeley, CA)
Title: High speed video action recognition and localization
Patent Number: 8,027,542

Inventors: Ahmadun; Fakhrul-Razi (Selangor Darul Ehsan, MY), Pendashteh; Alireza (Selangor Darul Ehsan, MY)
Title: Process for treating wastewater
Patent Number: 9,145,316

Inventors: Ahmed; Mohamed Nooman (Louisville, KY), Breswick; Curt Paul (Georgetown, KY), Gibson; Gretchen Yvonne (Lexington, KY), Pham; Bob Thai (Richmond, KY)
Title: Intelligent hardware for detecting color value of an image
Patent Number: 8,027,065

Inventors: Ahn; Chang Bo (Seoul, KR)
Title: Method for determining reverse rate in mobile communication system and apparatus thereof
Patent Number: 7,280,511

Inventors: Ahn; You Shin (Kumi, KR), Lee; Hu Kag (Kumi, KR)
Title: Transparent electrode made from indium-zinc-oxide and etchant for etching the same
Patent Number: 7,279,765

Inventors: Aida; Futoshi (Chiyoda-ku, JP), Okuda; Hiroshi (Chiyoda-ku, JP), Naruse; Yusuke (Chiyoda-ku, JP)
Title: Plasma ignition system
Patent Number: 8,025,040

Inventors: Aizawa; Masami (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Digital broadcasting receiver
Patent Number: 9,148,249

Inventors: Aizawa; Michio (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Speech processing apparatus having a speech synthesis unit that performs speech synthesis while selectively changing recorded-speech-playback and text-to-speech and method
Patent Number: 8,027,835

Inventors: Akiba; Makoto (Saitama, JP), Yoshida; Hideo (Saitama, JP)
Title: Driving control device, portable optical apparatus and driving control method
Patent Number: 7,280,292

Inventors: Alexander; Andreas (Leimen, DE), Bechtler; Jochen (Malsch, DE), Durr; Wolfgang (Meckesheim, DE), Hartmann; Klaus (Schriesheim, DE), Kleibaumhuter; Klaus-Dieter (Bad Schonborn, DE), Meyer; Helmut (Wiesloch, DE)
Title: Safe electric braking device for printing presses and method of electrically braking an electric drive in a machine processing printing material
Patent Number: 8,026,681

Inventors: Alhazme; Raed H. (Florham Park, NJ)
Title: Monitor device, a method for projecting an image on a projection screen and a non-transitory computer readable medium
Patent Number: 9,148,636

Inventors: Allard; Frederic (Mezel, FR)
Title: Tire with a reinforced sidewall and fabrication process
Patent Number: 7,278,458

Inventors: Allen, Jr.; James J. (Raleigh, NC), Jenkins; Steven K. (Raleigh, NC), Trombley; Michael R. (Cary, NC)
Title: Structure for data bus bandwidth scheduling in an FBDIMM memory system operating in variable latency mode
Patent Number: 8,028,257

Inventors: Allen-Ware; Malcolm S. (Austin, TX), Carter; John B. (Austin, TX), Huang; Wei (Austin, TX), Lefurgy; Charles R. (Austin, TX), Silva; Guillermo J. (Austin, TX)
Title: Minimizing aggregate cooling and leakage power with fast convergence
Patent Number: 9,146,597

Inventors: Allen; Brett Donaldo (Jersey City, NJ), Carvelli; Robert D. (Flemington, NJ), Smith; Gary A. (Annandale, NJ), Stanchina; Robert M. (Oxford, NJ), Young; Clifford L. (Bentonville, AR)
Title: Method of associating multiple prepaid cards with a single account
Patent Number: 7,280,645

Inventors: Allen; Philip John (Nottingham, GB), Gilbert; Andrew John (Kent, GB)
Title: Tag reader
Patent Number: 8,025,231

Inventors: Allen; Robert David (San Jose, CA), DiPietro; Richard Anthony (Campbell, CA), Dubois; Geraud Jean-Michel (Los Gatos, CA), Hart; Mark Whitney (San Jose, CA), Miller; Robert Dennis (San Jose, CA), Sooriyakumaran; Ratnam (San Jose, CA)
Title: Polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane based imprint materials and imprint process using polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane based imprint materials
Patent Number: 8,026,293

Inventors: Alokby; Ahmed (Beaverton, OR)
Title: Integrated processor/motherboard short detect and safeguard mechanism
Patent Number: 7,280,334

Inventors: Alvin; Mary Anne (Pittsburgh, PA), Mucha; Basil (Wayne, PA), Klotz; James (Quakertown, PA)
Title: Catalytic combustors
Patent Number: 7,278,265

Inventors: Amano; Hiroyuki (Susono, JP), Miyahara; Yu (Susono, JP), Aijima; Shingo (Susono, JP)
Title: Torsional vibration damping device
Patent Number: 9,145,947

Inventors: Amari; Gabriele (Parma, IT), Armani; Elisabetta (Parma, IT), Capaldi; Carmelida (Parma, IT), De Fanti; Renato (Parma, IT), Riccaboni; Mauro (Parma, IT), Baker-Glenn; Charles (Saffron Walden, GB), Van De Poel; Herve (Saffron Walden, GB)
Title: Benzhydryl derivatives
Patent Number: 9,145,409

Inventors: Ambrose; Christine M. (Reading, MA), Thompson; Jeffrey S. (Stoneham, MA)
Title: Method of identifying compounds that bind BAFF-R
Patent Number: 8,026,072

Inventors: Amin; Umesh J. (Redmond, WA), Buhrmann; Michael (Redmond, WA)
Title: TDMA messaging service microcell
Patent Number: 7,280,503

Inventors: Amit; Jonathan (Omer, IL), Demidov; Lilia (Ness-Tziona, IL), Gerlovin; Yakov (Tel Aviv, IL), Halowani; Nir (Holon, IL), Marenkov; Sergey (Tel Aviv, IL)
Title: Controlling real-time compression detection
Patent Number: 9,147,374

Inventors: Anand; Christopher K. (Dundas, CA), Broadhead; Simon C. (Dundas, CA), Enenkel; Robert F. (Markham, CA)
Title: Generalized bit manipulation instructions for a computer processor
Patent Number: 9,146,743

Inventors: Anand; Darren (Williston, VT), Fifield; John A. (Underhill, VT), Gorman; Kevin W. (Fairfax, VT)
Title: Structure for indicating status of an on-chip power supply system
Patent Number: 8,028,195

Inventors: Anderson; Paul M. (Lincroft, NJ), Baumgarten; Lisa F. (New York, NY), Bivona; Antonette (Bayside, NY), Butcher; John D. (Scotch Plains, NJ), Chen; Ingrid Yung-I (New York, NY), Cohen; Emily M. (New York, NY), Feng; Jeffery F. (St. Louis, MO), Grabiner; Stacey Leigh (Westfield, NJ), Lynch; Jayne H. (St. Louis, MO), Rutter; Bryce G. (St. Louis, MO), Sopczynski; Heather S. (New York, NY)
Title: Device for smoothing keratinous surfaces
Patent Number: 7,278,431

Inventors: Anderson; Samuel (Tempe, AZ), Ishiguro; Takeshi (Fukushima-ken, JP)
Title: Methods of manufacturing superjunction devices
Patent Number: 9,147,751

Inventors: Andersson; Stefan (Klagerup, SE), Karppinen; Janne (Lund, SE)
Title: Method and apparatus for certificate roll-over
Patent Number: 8,028,167

Inventors: Andia Laborda; Jaime (Berlin, DE), Murrell; Jonathan (Ernul, NC), Smith; Terry (New Bern, NC)
Title: Front-loading washing machine having liquid distributing paddles
Patent Number: 8,024,947

Inventors: Ando; Hideo (Hino, JP), Mimura; Hideki (Yokohama, JP), Kikuchi; Shinichi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Information recording medium, information recording method and apparatus, and information playback method and apparatus
Patent Number: 7,280,747

Inventors: Ando; Hideo (Hino, JP), Uyama; Kazuyuki (Kumagaya, JP), Ito; Yuuji (Ota-ku, JP), Kikuchi; Shinichi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Recording medium of stream data, and recording method and playback method of the same
Patent Number: 7,277,622

Inventors: Ando; Shun (Kahoku, JP)
Title: Storage system and method for controlling storage system
Patent Number: 9,146,799

Inventors: Andreasson; Bengt Arne (Goteborg, SE), Sorensen; Birger Elmgaard (Vejle O, DK)
Title: Apparatus for winding up a web in rolls and a method for cutting off a length of the web
Patent Number: 7,278,602

Inventors: Andrews; A. Ballard (Wilton, CT), Jundt; Jacques (Bethel, CT), Schroeder; Robert J. (Newtown, CT), Raghuraman; Bhavani (Wilton, CT), Mullins; Oliver C. (Ridgefield, CT)
Title: Method and apparatus for composition analysis in a logging environment
Patent Number: 7,279,678

Inventors: Andrews; William H. (Reno, NV), Foster; Christopher A. (Carmichael, CA), Fraser; Stephanie (Sparks, NV), Mohammadpour; Hamid (Reno, NV), Briggs; Laura (Reno, NV)
Title: Methods and compositions for modulating telomerase reverse transcriptase (TERT) expression
Patent Number: 7,279,328

Inventors: Andrichik; William R. (Dallas, TX), Marzouk; Mohsen S. (Flower Mound, TX)
Title: Sanding clay
Patent Number: 8,025,557

Inventors: Angles; Paul D. (Los Angeles, CA), Blatner; Douglas O. (Redondo Beach, CA)
Title: System and method for delivering customized advertisements within interactive communication systems
Patent Number: 8,027,874

Inventors: Anikitchev; Serguei (Belmont, CA), McWhirter; James T. (San Jose, CA), Gortych; Joseph E. (Sarasota, FL)
Title: Systems and methods for forming a time-averaged line image
Patent Number: 8,026,519

Inventors: Ankenbauer; Waltraud (Penzberg, DE), Heindl; Dieter (Paehl, DE), Laue; Frank (Paehl-Fischen, DE)
Title: PCR hot start by magnesium sequestration
Patent Number: 8,026,058

Inventors: Anklesaria; Kaiomars P. (Bloomingdale, GA)
Title: Remote controlled detection system
Patent Number: 9,147,333

Inventors: Ansel; Pierre (Clamart, FR), Sibert; Herve (Le Mans, FR), Asselineau; Roderick (Bures-sur-Yvette, FR), Marty; Pascal (Vanves, FR)
Title: Method of limiting bit rate in a telecommunications network
Patent Number: 8,027,254

Inventors: Anton; Reiner (Berlin, DE), Heinecke; Brigitte (Mulheim an der Ruhr, DE), Ott; Michael (Mulheim an der Ruhr, DE), Ressel; Christian (Zerf, DE)
Title: Mould for soldering, arrangement of moulds, a method and a component
Patent Number: 9,144,855

Inventors: Anubolu; Surendra (Fremont, CA), Rivers; James P. (Saratoga, CA), Findlater; Stewart (Mountain View, CA)
Title: System and method for balancing rings coupling routing platforms
Patent Number: 7,277,910

Inventors: Aoki; Daisuke (Numazu, JP), Fukase; Yasuhiro (Suntou-gun, JP)
Title: Color electrophotographic image forming apparatus including a rotary drive transmission mechanism
Patent Number: 8,027,618

Inventors: Aoki; Satoshi (Tokushima, JP), Nakaya; Kenji (Tokushima, JP), Sota; Masahiro (Tokushima, JP), Ishigami; Masashi (Yoshinogari, JP)
Title: Tetomilast polymorphs
Patent Number: 9,145,404

Inventors: Aoki; Takashi (Saitama, JP), Endo; Hiroshi (Saitama, JP), Iwasaki; Yoichi (Saitama, JP), Hayashi; Kenkichi (Saitama, JP)
Title: Imaging device, and image processing method
Patent Number: 9,148,560

Inventors: Arai; Isao (Saitama, JP), Nagata; Yoichi (Saitama, JP)
Title: Vibration body for angular speed sensor
Patent Number: 8,028,579

Inventors: Araki; Nobuyuki (Tokyo, JP), Yamazaki; Toru (Tokyo, JP), Kusano; Nobuyuki (Tokyo, JP), Imai; Eiyu (Tokyo, JP), Kanno; Hisashi (Tokyo, JP), Mori; Masaru (Tokyo, JP), Miyake; Taiji (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Azole derivatives, methods for producing the same, intermediate thereof, agro-horticultural agents
Patent Number: 9,145,351

Inventors: Arambepola; Bernard (London, GB), Cowley; Nicholas Paul (Wroughton, GB)
Title: Optimizing a filter bandwidth in a digital receiver
Patent Number: 7,280,616

Inventors: Arcese; Mauro (Rome, IT), Ciano; Giuseppe (Rome, IT), Donatelli; Alessandro (Rome, IT), Pichetti; Luigi (Rome, IT)
Title: Automatic upgrade of virtual appliances
Patent Number: 9,146,727

Inventors: Arefi; Reza (Great Falls, VA), Mueck; Markus Dominik (Neubiberg, DE)
Title: Dynamic certification system for wireless spectrum sharing
Patent Number: 9,148,792

Inventors: Arendsen; Jeroen (Delft, NL), Gerritse-Van Bavel; Cornelia Johanna (Rotterdam, NL)
Title: Electronic call assistants with shared database
Patent Number: 8,027,451

Inventors: Armstrong; Troy D. (Rochester, MN), Nayar; Naresh (Rochester, MN), Ricard; Gary R. (Chatfield, MN)
Title: Executing an overall quantity of data processing within an overall processing period
Patent Number: 8,027,805

Inventors: Armstrong; William J. (Rochester, MN), Basso; Claude (Nice, FR), Cors; Josep (Rochester, MN), Engebretsen; David R. (Cannon Falls, MN), Movall; Paul E. (Rochester, MN), Thiemann; Eric (Owatonna, MN), Verrilli; Colin B. (Apex, NC), Walk; Bruce M. (Rochester, MN)
Title: Packet routing with analysis assist for embedded applications sharing a single network interface over multiple virtual networks
Patent Number: 9,148,368

Inventors: Armstrong; William J. (Rochester, MN), Basso; Claude (Nice, FR), Cors; Josep (Rochester, MN), Engebretsen; David R. (Cannon Falls, MN), Movall; Paul E. (Rochester, MN), Thiemann; Eric (Owatonna, MN), Verrilli; Colin B. (Apex, NC), Walk; Bruce M. (Rochester, MN)
Title: Packet routing with analysis assist for embedded applications sharing a single network interface over multiple virtual networks
Patent Number: 9,148,369

Inventors: Arndt; Joachim (Brieselang, DE), Fidler; Uwe (Berlin, DE)
Title: Lamp with a base at one end
Patent Number: 8,026,655

Inventors: Arnold; Douglas J. (Franklin, WI), Maxon; Jeffrey G. (Waldo, WI)
Title: Laundry fragrance dispersion system using tumble sheets
Patent Number: 8,028,829

Inventors: Arnold; Jeremy Alan (Rochester, MN), Barsness; Eric Lawrence (Pine Island, MN), Dettinger; Richard Dean (Rochester, MN), Santosuosso; John Matthew (Rochester, MN)
Title: Dynamic optimization of prepared statements in a statement pool
Patent Number: 9,146,974

Inventors: Arrhenius; Thomas (Del Mar, CA), Chen; Mi (San Diego, CA), Cheng; Jie Fei (Carlsbad, CA), Huang; Yujin (San Diego, CA), Nadzan; Alex Michael (Encinitas, CA), Tith; Sovouthy (San Diego, CA), Wallace; David Mark (San Diego, CA), Liu; Bin (Los Angeles, CA), Nishimoto; Masahiro (Susono, JP), Lopaschuk; Gary D. (Edmonton, CA), Dyck; Jason R. (Sherwood Park, CA)
Title: Malonyl-CoA decarboxylase inhibitors useful as metabolic modulators
Patent Number: 7,279,477

Inventors: Arslan; Guner (Austin, TX)
Title: Communication apparatus including a mechanism for preventing demodulation of text telephone information during poor signal reception
Patent Number: 7,277,690

Inventors: Artinger; Manfred (Auerbach, DE)
Title: Stackable roll containers
Patent Number: 8,025,148

Inventors: Aryan; Ram Chander (New Delhi, IN), Mishra; Anamika (Puruliya, IN), Naidu; Pudi Giri Jagannadha (Vizakhapatnam, IN), Sharma; Ramnik (Gurgaon, IN)
Title: Process for the preparation of asenapine maleate
Patent Number: 9,145,421

Inventors: Aryanfar; Farshid (Sunnyvale, CA), Lee; Hae-Chang (Los Altos, CA), Werner; Carl (Los Gatos, CA)
Title: Phase detection circuits and methods
Patent Number: 9,148,156

Inventors: Ashparie; Yousuf Mohamed (Centerville, VA), Baughman; Aaron Keith (Silver Spring, MD)
Title: Compressing data for natural language processing
Patent Number: 9,146,918

Inventors: Asius; Jerome (Baillargues, FR), Asius; Benedicte (Baillargues, FR)
Title: Ceramic-based injectable implants which are used to fill wrinkles, cutaneous depressions and scars, and preparation method thereof
Patent Number: 9,144,631

Inventors: Astrauskas; Jurgis (Saint Charles, IL)
Title: Method and apparatus for operating an optical receiver for low intensity optical communication in a high speed mode
Patent Number: 7,280,769

Inventors: Atkin; Steven Edward (Palm Bay, FL)
Title: Bi-directional display
Patent Number: 9,146,619

Inventors: Aukzemas; Thomas V. (Wilmington, DE), McCormack; Edward A. (Chadds Ford, PA)
Title: Telescopic captive fastener
Patent Number: 7,278,809

Inventors: Aurich-Costa; Joan (Cambridge, MA)
Title: Methods and kits for room temperature in situ detection of a target nucleic acid in a biological sample
Patent Number: 9,145,584

Inventors: Auslander; Judith D. (Westport, CT), Griffiths; John (Garforth, GB), Myers; Penelope C. (Skipton, GB)
Title: Red-luminescent ink jet printing compositions and methods for improved waterfastness
Patent Number: 8,026,306

Inventors: Austin; James Leonard (Driffield, GB)
Title: Computing devices
Patent Number: 7,280,350

Inventors: Avery, III; John Leonard (Colfax, NC)
Title: Restroom partition mounting bracket
Patent Number: 9,145,697

Inventors: Avevor; Philip (Jacksonville, FL)
Title: Expandable device for independently inflating, deflating, supplying contrast media to and monitoring up to two balloon catheters for angioplasty
Patent Number: 9,144,668

Inventors: Aytkhozhina; Dana (Middlesex, GB), Bulgachev; Roman Vladimirovich (Middlesex, GB), Ross; Martin Alexander (Middlesex, GB), Twynam; Allan Jeffrey (Middlesex, GB)
Title: Gravel pack fluid composition and emulsion therefor
Patent Number: 9,145,762

Inventors: Babel; Wolfgang (Weil der Stadt, DE)
Title: Measurement device for determining a process variable
Patent Number: 9,146,139

Inventors: Babenko; Tamara (Bridgewater, NJ), Schamper; Thomas (Cranbury, NJ), Barone; Salvatore J. (Staten Island, NY), Mateu; Juan (Oak Ridge, NJ), Staina; Irina (Branchburg, NJ)
Title: Antiperspirant compositions
Patent Number: 9,144,695

Inventors: Babic; Dubravko Ivan (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Optical sources employing self-seeding and modulation averaging
Patent Number: 9,146,355

Inventors: Bach; Uwe (Niedernhausen, DE), Sundheim; Ralf (Frankfurt, DE), Van Aken; Volker (Niddatal, DE)
Title: Disk brake
Patent Number: 8,028,810

Inventors: Bachler; Herbert (Meilen, CH), Berg; Christian (Uerikon, CH)
Title: Hearing device with peripheral identification units
Patent Number: 8,027,496

Inventors: Bachmann; Martin F. (Seuzach, CH), Tissot; Alain (Zurich, CH), Ortmann; Rainer (Saint Louis, FR), L ond; Rainer (Therwil, CH), Staufenbiel; Matthias (Lorrach, DE), Frey; Peter (Bern, CH)
Title: Amyloid .beta.1-6 antigen arrays
Patent Number: 7,279,165

Inventors: Bade; Todd (Inver Grove Heights, MN), Bluband; Zakh (Minnetonka, MN), Peters; Jeffrey Louis (Eagan, MN)
Title: High density coaxial jack and panel
Patent Number: 8,025,529

Inventors: Badiali; John A. (Englewood, FL)
Title: Handheld brake
Patent Number: 8,028,560

Inventors: Bae; Sung-Woo (Seoul, KR)
Title: Computer attachable to an undersurface of a desk
Patent Number: 8,027,155

Inventors: Baechtold; Peter (Gattikon, CH), Duerig; Urs T. (Rueschlikon, CH), Haeberle; Walter (Waedenswil, CH), Knoll; Armin W. (Adliswil, CH), Pozidis; Charalampos (Thalwil, CH), Sahoo; Deepak Ranjan (Zurich, CH), Salis; Gian R. (Aeugst, CH), Sebastian; Abu (Adliswil, CH)
Title: Magneto-resistance based topography sensing
Patent Number: 8,026,719

Inventors: Baer; Amanda (Campbell, CA), Lille; Jeffrey S. (Sunnyvale, CA), Pentek; Aron (San Jose, CA)
Title: Magnetic write pole fabrication
Patent Number: 8,028,399

Inventors: Bailey; Carla A. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Bowne; Camille P. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Semkow; Krystyna W. (Poughquag, NY)
Title: Selective etch of TiW for capture pad formation
Patent Number: 8,025,812

Inventors: Bailey; Christopher M. (Pleasanton, CA), Boger; Michael S. (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Apparatus and method for control, pumping and abatement for vacuum process chambers
Patent Number: 7,278,831

Inventors: Bailor; Jonathan Beckett (Bellevue, WA), Bernstein; Ethan Joseph (Mercer Island, WA), Knight; Mark Rolland (Bellevue, WA), Antos; Christopher James (Bellevue, WA)
Title: Document merge
Patent Number: 8,028,229

Inventors: Baird; Andrew (Bramley, GB), Wolfenden; Neil (Bracknell, GB)
Title: Multiple beam feed assembly
Patent Number: 7,280,080

Inventors: Bakhsh; Umar Rahim (Atlanta, GA)
Title: Dynamic nutrition tracking utensils
Patent Number: 9,146,147

Inventors: Balke; Marcellinus Sijbrandus Lucas (Hoofddorp, NL)
Title: Food packaging
Patent Number: 9,144,939

Inventors: Ballard; Kenneth (King, NC)
Title: Connector assembly and device and methods of assembling same
Patent Number: 9,147,950

Inventors: Bandhole; Jagadish (San Jose, CA), Nanja; Sekaran (San Jose, CA), Blume; William (Santa Clara, CA), Miyamoto; Carleton (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Dynamic computing environment using remotely allocable resources
Patent Number: 7,278,142

Inventors: Banginwar; Rajesh P. (Hillsboro, OR), Gorbatov; Eugene (Hillsboro, OR)
Title: Power management in communication devices
Patent Number: 7,281,144

Inventors: Barbut; Denise (New York, NY), Maahs; Tracy D. (Redwood City, CA)
Title: Cannula with associated filter and methods of use during cardiac surgery
Patent Number: 8,025,674

Inventors: Bareja; Supriya Punyani (New Delhi, IN), Jones; Stevan David (Singapore, SG), Oblong; John Erich (Loveland, OH), Mills; Kevin John (Goshen, OH), Bierman; John Crist (Cincinnati, OH)
Title: Cosmetic compositions containing substituted azole and methods for alleviating the signs of photoaged skin
Patent Number: 9,144,538

Inventors: Barnes; Kathleen M. (Golden Valley, MN), Horton; Justin R. (St. Louis Park, MN), Tinucci; Thomas C. (Chaska, MN), Barnes; Thomas L. (Eden Prairie, MN)
Title: Slide arrangement for cable drawer
Patent Number: 8,027,558

Inventors: Barnett; John Thomas (Wollaston, MA), D'Angelo; Michael R. (Plymouth, MA)
Title: Managing body composition
Patent Number: 9,144,404

Inventors: Barnett; Ryan (Grant Town, WV), Conklin; Brody (Sycamore, PA)
Title: Drill pipe breakout machine
Patent Number: 9,144,894

Inventors: Barratt; Craig H. (Redwood City, CA), Kasapi; Athanasios A. (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus to provide multiple-mode spatial processing to a terminal unit
Patent Number: 7,277,679

Inventors: Barsness; Eric Lawrence (Pine Island, MN), Peters; Amanda (Rochester, MN), Santosuosso; John Matthew (Rochester, MN)
Title: Nodal data normalization
Patent Number: 8,027,972

Inventors: Bartfai; Robert F. (Tucson, AZ), Spear; Gail A. (Tucson, AZ)
Title: Method, system, and program for recovery from a failure in an asynchronous data copying system
Patent Number: 7,278,049

Inventors: Baruchello; Roberto (Baricella, IT), Brevigliero; Marco (Zocca di Ro Ferrarese, IT)
Title: Method and apparatus for measuring a manufacturing deviation in an external gear
Patent Number: 9,146,089

Inventors: Bates; Elizabeth (Lyons, FR), Fournier; Nathalie (Villeurbanne, FR), Chalus; Lionel (Lyons, FR), Garrone; Pierre (Lyons, FR)
Title: Monocyte-derived nucleic acids and related compositions and methods
Patent Number: 8,026,351

Inventors: Bauerle; Paul A. (Fenton, MI), Costin; Mark H. (Bloomfield Township, MI), Katrak; Kerfegar K. (Fenton, MI)
Title: Terminating or disallowing signals to increase a throttle opening
Patent Number: 7,278,952

Inventors: Bauza; Marcin B. (Charlotte, NC), Hocken; Robert J. (Concord, NC), Smith; Stuart T. (Charlotte, NC)
Title: Oscillating probe with a virtual probe tip
Patent Number: 7,278,297

Inventors: Beamon; Elizabeth Ann (Kannapolis, NC)
Title: Utilities module for proactive maintenance application
Patent Number: 7,280,640

Inventors: Beard; Terry (Thousand Oaks, CA)
Title: Personal hearing control system and method
Patent Number: 8,027,481

Inventors: Beard; Terry D. (Thousand Oaks, CA)
Title: Multichannel spectral mapping audio apparatus and method
Patent Number: 8,027,480

Inventors: Beck; Bernhard (Volkach OT Dimbach, DE), Bachmann; Sebastian (Kassel, DE), Xiong; Ge (Kassel, DE)
Title: Housing, in particular for an electric vehicle charging box
Patent Number: 9,148,003

Inventors: Beck; Kevin Brandon (Atlanta, GA), Goodwin; Ross Eugene (Buford, GA)
Title: Apparatus and method for facilitating cooling of an electronics rack
Patent Number: 9,148,981

Inventors: Bedingfield; John (Largo, FL), Lauman; Brian (Clearwater, FL)
Title: Dialysis machine having multiple line voltage heater
Patent Number: 8,027,572

Inventors: Begun; Andrew Paul (Redmond, WA), Mollicone; Laurent (Kirkland, WA), Catorcini; Alessandro (Redmond, WA)
Title: Form template data source change
Patent Number: 7,281,018

Inventors: Bejerano; Yigal (Springfield, NJ), Guo; Katherine H (Scotch Plains, NJ), Goyal; Suresh (Warren, NJ)
Title: Method and apparatus for improved multicast service using negotiated feedback
Patent Number: 9,148,259

Inventors: Belfer; William A. (Ocean, NJ)
Title: Cosmetic composition to accelerate repair of functional wrinkles
Patent Number: 8,025,907

Inventors: Bellows; Mark D. (Rochester, MN), Fredrickson; Mark S. (Rochester, MN), Frei; Scott D. (Rochester, MN), Jones; Steven P. (Rochester, MN), McBride; Chad B. (Rochester, MN)
Title: Methods and systems with delayed execution of multiple processors
Patent Number: 9,146,835

Inventors: Belson; Steven A. (Plano, TX), Harris; Shaun L. (Mckinney, TX), Peterson; Eric C. (McKinney, TX), Williams; Gary W. (Rowlett, TX), Belady; Christian L. (Mckinney, TX), Christenson; Jeffrey P. (Plano, TX)
Title: Multi-processor module with redundant power
Patent Number: 7,280,365

Inventors: Ben Natan; Avner (New York, NY), Erel; Yael (New York, NY)
Title: Lighting device
Patent Number: 8,025,430

Inventors: Benner; Stephen J. (Lansdale, PA)
Title: System for measuring and controlling the level of vacuum applied to a conditioning holder within a CMP system
Patent Number: 8,025,555

Inventors: Bennett; Paul W. (Round Rock, TX), Dettlaff; Christopher M. (Apex, NC), Ferracane; Elisa (Austin, TX), O'Donnell; William J. (Fichburg, WI), Thompson; Michael C. (Austin, TX)
Title: Renewal of user identification information
Patent Number: 9,147,062

Inventors: Benoudiz; Eyal (Jerusalem, IL), Baruch; Guy (Netanya, IL)
Title: System and method for visual debugging of constraint systems
Patent Number: 7,281,241

Inventors: Benson; Mark H. (Robbinsville, NJ), Goldwater; John (Manassas, VA), Watters; Dean (Larchmont, NY), Kowalsky; George (Yardley, PA), Healey; Michael (Milltown, NJ)
Title: Insurance policy renewal method and system
Patent Number: 7,277,861

Inventors: Berger; Alvin Henry (Brownstown, MI)
Title: Mechanical variable camshaft timing device
Patent Number: 8,025,035

Inventors: Bergeron; Vance (Francheville, FR), Fullana; Laurent Adrien (L'etang la ville, FR)
Title: Electrostatic filter
Patent Number: 7,279,028

Inventors: Bergman; Richard G. (Williamson, NY), Knight; Stephen D. (Rochester, NY), Kredo; Thomas J. (Rochester, NY), Hillenbrand; George (Rochester, NY)
Title: Method for public access to private phone numbers and other telephonic peripherals using a caller access code
Patent Number: 7,280,535

Inventors: Bergmann; Hermann (Singapore, SG), Hoefer; Frank (Bad Duerkheim, DE)
Title: Process for preparing (meth)acrylic esters of N-hydroxyalkylated imidazoles
Patent Number: 8,026,374

Inventors: Berkey; George E (Pine City, NY), Chen; Xin (Corning, NY), Koh; Joohyun (Painted Post, NY), Li; Ming-Jun (Horseheads, NY), Nolan; Daniel A (Corning, NY), Walton; Donnell T (Painted Post, NY), Wang; Ji (Painted Post, NY), Zenteno; Luis A (Painted Post, NY)
Title: Rare earth doped single polarization double clad optical fiber with plurality of air holes
Patent Number: 7,280,728

Inventors: Berman; Lee (Bournemouth, GB)
Title: Hand tool
Patent Number: 9,144,900

Inventors: Bernhard; Herbert (Wolfsheim, DE)
Title: Beverage bottling plant for filling bottles with a liquid beverage filling material having a receiving table for the container handling machines therein
Patent Number: 8,024,909

Inventors: Berrey; Howard (Punta Gorda, FL)
Title: Vehicle roof top boat storage unit
Patent Number: 9,145,094

Inventors: Berry; George R. (Palm Beach Shores, FL)
Title: Vertical axis turbine and constructions employing same
Patent Number: 9,145,868

Inventors: Berryman; Walter Henry (Inverloch, AU), Jankowski; David (Brinsmead, AU)
Title: Residual current device (RCD) with earth current sensing
Patent Number: 9,148,010

Inventors: Bershteyn; Mikhail (Cupertino, CA), Berghorn; Charles (Pleasant Valley, NY), Poplack; Mitchell G. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for synchronizing processors in a hardware emulation system
Patent Number: 8,027,828

Inventors: Berstler; Justin J. (Wake Forest, NC)
Title: Managing system image backup
Patent Number: 9,146,816

Inventors: Bertin; Claude L. (South Burlington, VT), Rueckes; Thomas (Boston, MA), Segal; Brent M. (Woburn, MA)
Title: Field effect devices having a drain controlled via a nanotube switching element
Patent Number: 7,280,394

Inventors: Bertram; Randal L. (Raleigh, NC), Molander; Mark E. (Cary, NC), Ortiz; Alejandro M. (Rochester, MN)
Title: Inline graphic scoper integrated with a search navigator
Patent Number: 9,146,970

Inventors: Besch; Louise Willard (West Sand Lake, NY)
Title: Clothing protector system
Patent Number: 7,278,171

Inventors: Bettner; Al (Los Gatos, CA), Lin; Xintian Eddie (Mountain View, CA), Slattery; Kevin P. (Hillsboro, OR)
Title: Apparatus, system and method capable of clock noise mitigation using a frequency adaptive process
Patent Number: 7,279,989

Inventors: Bettuchi; Michael (Middletown, CT)
Title: Powered variable seal diameter trocar employing a winepress mechanism
Patent Number: 8,025,641

Inventors: Bharti; Vivek (Cottage Grove, MN), Carim; Hatim M. (West St. Paul, MN), DeRoos; Fred L. (Woodbury, MN)
Title: Cantilevered bioacoustic sensor and method using same
Patent Number: 8,024,974

Inventors: Bhowmik; Achintya K. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Optical pulse compressor based on integrated planar lightwave circuit: method, device, and systems
Patent Number: 7,277,617

Inventors: Bhushan; Manjul (Hopewell Junction, NY), Ketchen; Mark B. (Hadley, MA), Pearson; Dale J. (Bedford Hills, NY)
Title: Methods and apparatus for determining a switching history time constant in an integrated circuit device
Patent Number: 8,027,797

Inventors: Bibette; Jerome (Paris, FR), Pedrero; Fernando Martinez (Madrid, ES), De Gaudemaris; Beno t (Clermont-Ferrand Cedex, FR), Berriot; Julien (Clermont-Ferrand Cedex, FR)
Title: Process for preparing a masterbatch in the liquid phase
Patent Number: 9,145,489

Inventors: Bieberich; Mark T. (Edina, MN)
Title: Perioperative warming method
Patent Number: 8,025,690

Inventors: Biller; Harald (Eschborn, DE), Feigel; Hans-Jorg (Rosbach, DE), Drumm; Stefan A. (Saulheim, DE), Linkenbach; Steffen (Eschborn, DE), Besier; Marco (Bad Schwalbach, DE)
Title: Brake system for motor vehicles and method for operating a brake system
Patent Number: 9,145,119

Inventors: Bilobrov; Sergiy (Coquitlam, CA), Chau; Albert (Burnaby, CA), Gerhards; Ronald H. (Vancouver, CA), Lesperance; Jason (Vancouver, CA), Ma; Hongfei (Vancouver, CA), Vaisey; David Jacques (Belcarra, CA), Beaton; Richard J. (Burnaby, CA)
Title: Anti-compression techniques for visual images
Patent Number: 7,280,689

Inventors: Binder; Neil (New York, NY)
Title: Evaluating real estate properties
Patent Number: 9,146,963

Inventors: Bird; John J. (Rochester, MN), Ulmer; Terry R. (Richmond, VT)
Title: Evaluating reliability of a software module using development life cycle
Patent Number: 9,146,792

Inventors: Bischof; Andreas (Dresden, DE), Adam; Michael (Neukirch, DE), Keller; Joerg (Dresden, DE)
Title: Handling unit for electronic devices
Patent Number: 7,279,888

Inventors: Bishop; Fred (Glendale, AZ), Easterwood; Sherry McCullough (Mesa, AZ), George; Pradeep Varghese (Scottsdale, AZ), Gilmore; Robert Del (Peoria, AZ), Mathews; James Walker (Salt Lake City, UT), Mitsch; Lawrence J. (St. Paul, MN), Rottman; James Robert (Plymouth, MN), Thornton; James Denis (St. Paul, MN)
Title: Technology portfolio health assessment system and method
Patent Number: 8,027,903

Inventors: Biskeborn; Robert Glenn (Hollister, CA), Lo; Calvin Shyhjong (Saratoga, CA)
Title: Magnetic head
Patent Number: 8,027,124

Inventors: Bittner; Christian (Bensheim, DE), Oetter; Gunter (Frankenthal, DE), Tinsley; Jack (Mannheim, DE), Spindler; Christian (Ludwigshafen, DE), Alvarez Jurgenson; Gabriela (Mannheim, DE), Vogel; Sophie (Mannheim, DE), Neumann; Petra (Bohl-Iggelheim, DE), Wloka; Veronika (Mannheim, DE), Bock; Martin (Hannover, DE)
Title: Process for producing mineral oil using surfactants based on a mixture of C32 Guerbet-, C34 Guerbet-, C36 Guerbet-containing alkyl alkoxylates
Patent Number: 9,145,509

Inventors: Black; Gerald R. (Southfield, MI)
Title: Pen-based transponder identity verification system
Patent Number: 7,281,135

Inventors: Black; Ira B. (Skillman, NJ), Woodbury; Dale L. (Piscataway, NJ), Prockop; Darwin J. (New Orleans, LA), Schwarz; Emily (Chapel Hill, NC)
Title: Differentiation of bone marrow cells into neuronal cells and uses therefor
Patent Number: 7,279,331

Inventors: Blair; Brian E. (Raleigh, NC), Bui; Tuyen Q. (Cary, NC)
Title: Method and system for ongoing performance monitoring of a character recognition system
Patent Number: 7,280,684

Inventors: Blair; James Leroy (San Diego, CA), Su; Eric Minghorng (Tustin, CA)
Title: Optical transport network frame structure with in-band data channel and forward error correction
Patent Number: 7,278,081

Inventors: Blaner; Bartholomew (Underhill Center, VT), Cummings; David W. (Round Rock, TX), Siegel; Michael S. (Raleigh, NC), Stuecheli; Jeff A. (Austin, TX)
Title: Coherent attached processor proxy supporting master parking
Patent Number: 9,146,872

Inventors: Blenk; Christopher W. (Charlotte, NC)
Title: System and method for decision of publishing literary work based on reviewer's satisfaction demographic factors
Patent Number: 8,027,867

Inventors: Blochlinger; Marc (Uetikon am See, CH)
Title: Method and device to fill receiving containers
Patent Number: 8,028,723

Inventors: Block; Timothy Roy (Rochester, MN), Miller; Robert (Rochester, MN)
Title: Data tracing identifiers
Patent Number: 7,281,052

Inventors: Blocksome; Michael A. (Rochester, MN)
Title: Deterministic message processing in a direct memory access adapter
Patent Number: 9,146,886

Inventors: Blumenthal; Rosalyn D. (West Orange, NJ), Goldenberg; David M. (Mendham, NJ)
Title: Method of evaluating myelosuppressive state
Patent Number: 7,279,289

Inventors: Blutke; Andreas (Richland, WA), Vavruska; John (Santa Fe, NM), Henderson; Mark (Pasco, WA), Ferguson; Robert (Richland, WA)
Title: Inductively coupled plasma/partial oxidation reformation of carbonaceous compounds to produce fuel for energy production
Patent Number: 7,279,655

Inventors: Boardman; Alan (Holladay, UT)
Title: Lead-free oxygen sensor
Patent Number: 9,146,208

Inventors: Bobbitt; Russell P. (New York, NY), Brown; Lisa M. (Pleasantville, NY), Feris; Rogerio S. (Hartford, CT), Hampapur; Arun (Norwalk, CT), Zhai; Yun (Bedford Hills, NY)
Title: Multi-mode video event indexing
Patent Number: 9,147,259

Inventors: Bobroff; Norman (Katonah, NY), Iyengar; Arun (Yorktown Heights, NY), Westerink; Peter (Ossining, NY)
Title: Optimizing memory usage across multiple garbage collected computer environments
Patent Number: 9,146,862

Inventors: Boeijen; Sander Leonard (Berghem, NL), Fluks; Marten (Vianen, NL), Kuijpers; Maarten Rik Leo (Gemonde, NL)
Title: Hydraulic catapult drive
Patent Number: 8,028,521

Inventors: Boese; Jan (Eckental, DE), Hornegger; Joachim (Effeltrich, DE), Lauritsch; Gunter (Erlangen, DE), Prummer; Marcus (Buckenhof, DE)
Title: Method for providing a 3D X-ray image dataset of a patient's heart
Patent Number: 8,027,526

Inventors: Bohner; Friedrich (Oerlinghausen, DE), Schiwek; Andreas (Paderborn, DE), Bohmer; Werner (Willebadessen, DE), Koyro; Martin (Paderborn, DE)
Title: Apparatus for shaping metal sheets
Patent Number: 7,278,287

Inventors: Boitsov; Sergej Valentinovitch (Sankt-Petersburg, RU), Kolesnik; Vjatcheslav Aleksejevitch (Sankt-Petersburg, RU), Ihlefeld; Joachim (Dresden, DE)
Title: Redundant two-dimensional code and a decoding method
Patent Number: 7,278,585

Inventors: Bold; Guido (Gipf-Oberfrick, CH), Capraro; Hans-Georg (Rheinfelden, CH), Caravatti; Giorgio (Bottmingen, CH), Floersheimer; Andreas (Dornach, CH), Furet; Pascal (Thann, FR), Manley; Paul W. (Arlesheim, CH), Vaupel; Andrea (Riehen, CH)
Title: Bicyclic amides as kinase inhibitors
Patent Number: 8,026,247

Inventors: Boldt; Sven (Aschheim, DE)
Title: Test system and method for testing a circuit
Patent Number: 7,281,184

Inventors: Bolger; Ciaran (Dublin, IE), Arms; Steven W. (Williston, VT), Townsend; Christopher P. (Shelburne, VT), Smith; Kurt R. (Boulder, CO)
Title: Method and apparatus for monitoring eye tremor
Patent Number: 8,025,404

Inventors: Bolken; Todd O. (Meridian, ID)
Title: Two-stage transfer molding device to encapsulate MMC module
Patent Number: 7,279,781

Inventors: Bolz; Stephan (Pfatter, DE), Lugert; Gunter (Regensburg, DE), Makar; Simon (Macomb, MI)
Title: Drive circuit, device, and method for suppressing noise, and use
Patent Number: 7,279,964

Inventors: Bomhoff; Matthew D. (Tucson, AZ), Cagno; Brian J. (Tucson, AZ), Kubo; Robert A. (Tucson, AZ), Lucas; Gregg S. (Tucson, AZ)
Title: Multiple master inter integrated circuit bus system
Patent Number: 7,281,070

Inventors: Bondurant; Matthew D. (Superior, CO), Scroggs; Steven W. (Louisville, CO)
Title: Hardware acceleration of commonality factoring with removable media
Patent Number: 8,028,106

Inventors: Bonet Zordan; Leonardo Henrique (Montpellier, FR), Bosio; Alberto (Montpellier, FR), Girard; Patrick (Villetelle, FR), Badereddine; Nabil (Grasse, FR)
Title: Circuit arrangement, a method for testing a supply voltage provided to a test circuit, and a method for repairing a voltage source
Patent Number: 9,147,498

Inventors: Bonhote; Christian Rene (San Jose, CA), Lille; Jeffrey S. (Sunnyvale, CA), MacDonald; Scott Arthur (San Jose, CA)
Title: Method for manufacturing a magnetic write head
Patent Number: 8,028,400

Inventors: Bonnet; Emmanuel (Le Mans, FR), Arnoux; Loic (Saint Pavace, FR), Renouard; Serge (Aigne, FR)
Title: Method for making an axle rotating portion and corresponding device
Patent Number: 8,028,412

Inventors: Bonsteel; Roger E. (Kingston, NY), Candee; Juliet C. (Brewster, NY), Czukkermann; John L. (Lagrangeville, NY), Emmes; David B. (Wappinger Falls, NY), Greenspan; Steven J. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Knight, III; Joshua W. (Mohegan Lake, NY), Webb; Alan M. (Ridgefield, CT)
Title: System and program product for porting code utilizing a portable execution environment
Patent Number: 8,028,279

Inventors: Boord; Richard Nils (Smithton, PA)
Title: Firearm support
Patent Number: 8,024,883

Inventors: Booth, Jr.; Lawrence A. (Phoenix, AZ), Seligson; Daniel (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Energy sensing light emitting diode display
Patent Number: 8,026,879

Inventors: Borges; Carlos Alberto Teles (Macae, BR), Saade; Elias Saad (Macae, BR), Lemos; Mateus Albernaz (Campos, BR)
Title: Receiving lateral wellbore and method for implanting same
Patent Number: 9,145,767

Inventors: Borsarelli; Gianclaudio (Cuneo, IT), Sesia; Carlo (Cuneo, IT), Viada; Bruno (Madonna Delle Grazie, IT)
Title: Push method and device for transferring glass articles
Patent Number: 7,278,529

Inventors: Boschi I Llado; Jordi (Girona, ES), Burgarolas Montero; Maria Carmen (Santa Maria de Paluatordera, ES), Masllorens Llinas; Judit (Girona, ES)
Title: Method for obtaining an aminoindan mesylate derivative
Patent Number: 8,026,397

Inventors: Bose; Pradip (Yorktown Heights, NY), Buyuktosunoglu; Alper (White Plains, NY), Rosenburg; Bryan S. (Cortlandt Manor, NY), Ryu; Kyung D. (New York, NY), Vega; Augusto J. (New York, NY)
Title: Thread consolidation in processor cores
Patent Number: 9,146,609

Inventors: Bosen; Werner (Koln, DE)
Title: Turbomachine for low temperature applications
Patent Number: 7,278,818

Inventors: Boss; Gregory J. (American Fork, UT), Dawson; Christopher J. (Arlington, VA), Hamilton, II; Rick A. (Charlottesville, VA), Waters; Timothy M. (Hiram, GA)
Title: Discrete, depleting chips for obtaining desired service level characteristics
Patent Number: 9,147,215

Inventors: Bosua; Christopher John (Davenport, FL)
Title: Atomizing nozzle assembly for pneumatically operated cleaning equipment
Patent Number: 9,144,810

Inventors: Bott; Erich (Hollstadt, DE), Vollmer; Rolf (Gersfeld, DE), Braun; Matthias (Weichtungen, DE), Schunk; Holger (Lendershausen, DE)
Title: Electric machine having a rotary and a linear actuator
Patent Number: 8,026,640

Inventors: Botting; David (Wallingford, GB)
Title: Display device
Patent Number: 9,144,330

Inventors: Bottorff; Paul Allen (Portola Valley, CA)
Title: Method for aggregating media access control addresses using a summary media access control address(es)
Patent Number: 9,148,403

Inventors: Boudreau; Michael K. (Orange, CA), Marsnik; Jamie B. (Annandale, MN), Moore; Bradley T. (Dana Point, CA), Trim; Craig M. (Sylmar, CA)
Title: Software component configuration identification
Patent Number: 9,146,711

Inventors: Boyce; Jill MacDonald (Manalapan, NJ), Tourapis; Alexandros (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus enabling fast channel change for DSL system
Patent Number: 9,148,694

Inventors: Boyd; Michael (Saline, MI), Li; Kang (Windsor, CA)
Title: Virtual push button switch
Patent Number: 8,026,827

Inventors: Boyd; William T. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Heller, Jr.; Thomas J. (Rhinebeck, NY)
Title: High throughput hardware acceleration using pre-staging buffers
Patent Number: 9,146,678

Inventors: Boyden; Edward S. (Chestnut Hill, MA), Della Rocca; Gregory J. (Columbia, MO), Hawkins; Daniel (Pleasanton, CA), Hyde; Roderick A. (Redmond, WA), Langer; Robert (Newton, MA), Leuthardt; Eric C. (St. Louis, MO), Myckatyn; Terence (St. Louis, MO), Parikh; Parag Jitendra (St. Louis, MO), Rivet; Dennis J. (Chesapeake, VA), Shimony; Joshua S. (St. Louis, MO), Smith; Michael A. (Phoenix, AZ), Sweeney; Elizabeth A. (Seattle, WA), Tegreene; Clarence T. (Mercer Island, WA)
Title: Breast implant with analyte sensors responsive to external power source
Patent Number: 9,144,488

Inventors: Boyden; Edward S. (Chestnut Hill, MA), Della Rocca; Gregory J. (Columbia, MO), Hawkins; Daniel (Pleasanton, CA), Hyde; Roderick A. (Redmond, WA), Langer; Robert (Newton, MA), Leuthardt; Eric C. (St. Louis, MO), Myckatyn; Terence (St. Louis, MO), Parikh; Parag Jitendra (St. Louis, MO), Rivet; Dennis J. (Chesapeake, VA), Shimony; Joshua S. (St. Louis, MO), Smith; Michael A. (Phoenix, AZ), Sweeney; Elizabeth A. (Seattle, WA), Tegreene; Clarence T. (Mercer Island, WA)
Title: Breast implant with covering, analyte sensors and internal power source
Patent Number: 9,144,489

Inventors: Boye; Steven R. (Palo Alto, CA), Lakshminarayan; Rajagopal (Atlanta, GA), Shumann; Michael R. (San Francisco, CA), Desarnauts; Bernard (Menlo Park, CA), Escobosa; Marc E. (Piedmont, CA), Zauderer; Victor B. (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for implementing web pages having smart tables
Patent Number: 7,278,098

Inventors: Boyer; Rick L. (Marshall, MI)
Title: Electronically controlled fluid coupling device
Patent Number: 7,278,524

Inventors: Bozionek; Bruno (Borchen, DE), Klaghofer; Karl (Munich, DE), Prange; Holger (Munich, DE), Tietsch; Michael (Kaufering, DE)
Title: Method, terminal and voice memory for storing voice messages in a communication network
Patent Number: 9,148,514

Inventors: Brady; Vernon T. (Orlando, FL), Wirth; Thomas R. (Kissimmee, FL)
Title: Radio frequency power monitor
Patent Number: 8,027,648

Inventors: Brannock; Kirk D. (Olympia, WA), Stevens; William A. (Folsom, CA)
Title: System for atomically updating a plurality of files
Patent Number: 8,028,282

Inventors: Branson; Michael J. (Rochester, MN), Cobb; Bradford L. (Cedar Park, TX), Santosuosso; John M. (Rochester, MN)
Title: Reconfiguring an operator graph based on attribute usage
Patent Number: 9,147,010

Inventors: Branson; Michael J. (Rochester, MN), Cradick; Ryan K. (Oronoco, MN), Santosuosso; John M. (Rochester, MN), Schulz; Brandon W. (Rochester, MN)
Title: Operator graph changes in response to dynamic connections in stream computing applications
Patent Number: 9,146,775

Inventors: Braun; Robert J. (Arvada, CO), Emerson; Sean C. (Broad Brook, CT), Hawkes; Justin R. (Marlborough, CT), Sun; Ellen Y. (South Windsor, CT), Yamanis; Jean (South Glastonbury, CT), Sienel; Tobias H. (East Hampton, MA), Bal; Balbir Singh (Wolverhampton, GB), Astley; Stuart Anthony (Wolverhamptons, GB), Radcliffe; Thomas D. (Vernon Rockville, CT), Beals; James T. (West Hartford, CT), Borst, Jr.; Walter H. (Coventry, CT), Corn; May L. (Manchester, CT), Chiappetta, Jr.; Louis (South Windsor, CT), Costello; John T. (Tolland, CT), Hebert; Robert R. (Storrs, CT), Vanderspurt; Thomas Henry (Glastonbury, CT)
Title: Solid oxide fuel system
Patent Number: 9,147,894

Inventors: Braunstein; Zachary L. (San Marcos, CA)
Title: Automatic distributed vending system
Patent Number: 8,028,822

Inventors: Brenndoerfer; Knut (Blaustein, DE), Gropper; Karl-Josef (Senden, DE), Karthaus; Udo (Ulm, DE), Knotz; Herbert (Erbach, DE), Schabel; Stefan (Syrgenstein, DE)
Title: Signal amplification method and amplifier array
Patent Number: 7,279,969

Inventors: Breternitz; Mauricio (Austin, TX), Wu; Youfeng (Palo Alto, CA), Wang; Cheng (San Ramon, CA), Borin; Edson (San Jose, CA), Hu; Shiliang (Los Altos, CA), Zilles; Craig B. (Champaign, IL)
Title: Apparatus, method, and system for providing a decision mechanism for conditional commits in an atomic region
Patent Number: 9,146,844

Inventors: Brice, Jr.; Frank W. (Hurley, NY), Easton; Janet R. (Woodstock, NY), Gainey, Jr.; Charles W. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Kubala; Jeffrey P. (Poughquag, NY), Lehmann; Hans-Helge (Weil im Schoenbuch, DE), Lu; Tan (Poughkeepsie, NY), Njoku-Charles; Ugochukwu (Bronx, NY), Oakes; Kenneth J. (Wappingers Falls, NY), Riedy, Jr.; Dale F. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Shapley; Charles E. (Salt Point, NY), Sittmann; Gustav E. (Webster Groves, MO), Wyman; Leslie W. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Yudenfriend; Harry M. (Poughkeepsie, NY)
Title: Managing sets of input/output communications subadapters of an input/output subsystem
Patent Number: 7,277,968

Inventors: Brinton; Marshall K. (Spicer, MN), Mohs; Daniel M. (Spicer, MN), Vossen; Paul A. (Spicer, MN)
Title: Set of golf clubs and method for identification of clubs
Patent Number: 8,025,589

Inventors: Bristow; Thomas (Rochester, NY), Wang; Shu W. (Rochester, NY)
Title: Method and apparatus for measuring wafer thickness
Patent Number: 7,280,232

Inventors: Brodnick; Don (Cedarburg, WI)
Title: Patient monitoring system
Patent Number: 7,277,743

Inventors: Brolund; Stig-.ANG.ke (Sandviken, SE)
Title: Roller cutter
Patent Number: 7,278,500

Inventors: Brown-Carter; Pauline (Wellington, FL)
Title: Hair dryer and vacuum device
Patent Number: 8,028,437

Inventors: Brown; Charles H. (Wellesley, MA), Bourque; Bernard J. (Taunton, MA), Blough; Rebecca A. (Cumberland, RI), Ferragamo; Michael C. (Dighton, MA), Bojarski; Raymond A. (Attleboro, MA), Torrie; Paul Alexander (Marblehead, MA), Graf; Ben K. (Madison, MA), Harvie; Fraser (East Kilbride, GB), Ek; Steve (Bolton, MA)
Title: Sheaths for implantable fixation devices
Patent Number: 7,279,008

Inventors: Brown; David W. (Bingen, WA), Clark; Jay S. (Bingen, WA)
Title: Database event driven motion systems
Patent Number: 8,027,349

Inventors: Brown; Kyle G. (Apex, NC), Chinoda; Tendai P. (Cranberry Township, PA), Efremenko; Tony J. (Pittsburgh, PA), Fox; James E. (Apex, NC), Zegarra; Emilio F. (Pittsburgh, PA)
Title: Prioritizing responses to communications based on user's efforts in creating communications
Patent Number: 9,147,182

Inventors: Brown; Martin (Hampshire, GB), Griffith; Timothy Peter (Hampshire, GB), Papageorgiou; Anthony Philip (Hampshire, GB), Willingham; Gavin Peter (Hampshire, GB)
Title: Requesting computer data assets
Patent Number: 9,147,006

Inventors: Brown; Melinda J. (Raleigh, NC), Morrow; Michael William (Wilkes-Barre, PA), Dieffenderfer; James Norris (Apex, NC), Stempel; Brian Michael (Raleigh, NC), McIlvaine; Michael Scott (Raleigh, NC)
Title: Eliminating redundant masking operations instruction processing circuits, and related processor systems, methods, and computer-readable media
Patent Number: 9,146,741

Inventors: Brown; Michael A. (Phoenix, AZ), Johnson; Luke A. (Tempe, AZ)
Title: Methods and apparatus for determining the state of a variable resistive layer in a material stack
Patent Number: 7,280,456

Inventors: Brown; Russell Clinton (Austin, TX), Jackson; Thomas P. (Bastrop, TX), Savage, II; Ronald Ivan (Austin, TX), Felber; Achim (Buda, TX)
Title: Method and apparatus to reconcile recipe manager and manufacturing execution system context configurations
Patent Number: 7,280,885

Inventors: Brown; Stephen J. (Woodside, CA)
Title: Home power management system
Patent Number: 8,027,809

Inventors: Brown; William P. (Bellevue, WA), Matthews; Michael B. (Kirkland, WA), Unrau; Ron (Edmonton, CA), Hagglund; Dale (Edmonton, CA)
Title: Methods and systems for implementing shared disk array management functions
Patent Number: 8,028,191

Inventors: Browne; Alan L. (Grosse Pointe, MI), Johnson; Nancy L. (Northville, MI), Szymkowicz; Patrick G. (Shelby Township, MI)
Title: Exhaust gas recirculation cooler and system
Patent Number: 9,145,853

Inventors: Brownlow; Sean T. (Rochester, MN), Nordstrom; Gregory M. (Pine Island, MN), Pizel; Travis J. (Rochester, MN)
Title: Address translation table to enable access to virtualized functions
Patent Number: 9,146,863

Inventors: Bruder; Herbert (Hochstadt, DE), Raupach; Rainer (Heroldsbach, DE)
Title: Reconstruction of image data
Patent Number: 9,147,267

Inventors: Brune; Guenter W. (Bellevue, WA), Hambling; Peter H. (Bellevue, WA), Mercer; John E. (Kent, WA), Moore; Lloyd A. (Renton, WA), Ng; Shiu S. (Kirkland, WA), Zeller; Rudolf (Seattle, WA)
Title: Method for establishing the positions of a transmitter and detector in a region
Patent Number: 8,025,109

Inventors: Brunner; Stefan (Freising, DE), Schmid; Markus (Allershausen, DE)
Title: Adjustable head restraint system for an automotive vehicle seat
Patent Number: 8,025,338

Inventors: Brust; Thomas B. (Webster, NY), Falkner; Catherine A. (Rochester, NY), Wyand; Anne Troxell (Victor, NY)
Title: Aqueous ink jet ink compositions and uses
Patent Number: 9,145,502

Inventors: Bryce; Alasdair James (Ilkley, GB)
Title: Refrigerated display cabinet
Patent Number: 9,144,327

Inventors: Buchanan; Fraser James (Co. Antrim, IE)
Title: Bioabsorbable implantable structure
Patent Number: 8,025,676

Inventors: Bultitude; John (Monroe, CT)
Title: Method of making a frame package array device
Patent Number: 8,028,397

Inventors: Bunick; Frank J. (Randolph, NJ), Lin; Feng (Havertown, PA)
Title: Ibuprofen composition
Patent Number: 8,025,897

Inventors: Burckle; John (Cincinnati, OH), Govind; Rakesh (Cincinnati, OH), Kawahara; Fred (Ft. Wright, KY), Scharp; Richard (Cincinnati, OH), Tabak; Henry (Cincinnati, OH)
Title: Process for the purification of acidic metal-bearing waste waters to permissible discharge levels with recovery of marketable metal products
Patent Number: 7,279,103

Inventors: Burdette; Charles R. (Midland, TX)
Title: Retrievable stress and torque reducing tool
Patent Number: 7,278,476

Inventors: Burgess; John Kenney (Morristown, NJ), Thompson; Robin Jeffrey (Batavia, IL)
Title: Method and apparatus to allow hand-off from a macrocell to a femtocell
Patent Number: 8,027,681

Inventors: Burgoon; Donald L. (Gastonia, NC), Cate; Darin E. (York, SC)
Title: Sliding caliper parking brake having positive brake pad retraction
Patent Number: 9,145,120

Inventors: Burleson; Wayne (Shutesbury, MA), Venkotroman; Vishak (Amherst, MA), Maheshwari; Atul (Portland, OR)
Title: Circuit for differential current sensing with reduced static power
Patent Number: 7,279,939

Inventors: Burley; Cameron D. (Washington, DC)
Title: Induction charger for portable battery-powered devices
Patent Number: 8,026,693

Inventors: Burnet; Michael W. (Tuebingen, DE), Guse; Jan-Hinrich (Tibingen-Buhl, DE), Bauerlein; Christiane (Ofterdingen, DE), Eggers; Mary (Ammerbuch, DE)
Title: Anti-inflammatory macrolides
Patent Number: 9,145,436

Inventors: Burns; Gregory (Seattle, WA)
Title: Interactive header compression in peer-to-peer communications
Patent Number: 9,148,366

Inventors: Burrows; Steven A. (Lake Oswego, OR), Elliott; John P. (Wilsonville, OR)
Title: High-speed term and phrase matching via successive complexity reduction
Patent Number: 7,277,887

Inventors: Burrows; Steven A. (Lake Oswego, OR), Elliott; John P. (Wilsonville, OR)
Title: News induced automated electronic securities transactions
Patent Number: 8,027,893

Inventors: Burvill; Thomas (Bristol, GB), Bullock; Raymond (Bristol, GB)
Title: Aircraft panel structure and aircraft panel structure manufacturing method for alleviation of stress
Patent Number: 9,145,195

Inventors: Busaba; Fadi Y. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Gschwind; Michael Karl (Chappaqua, NY), Michael; Maged M. (Danbury, CT), Salapura; Valentina (Chappaqua, NY), Shum; Chung-Lung K. (Wappingers Falls, NY)
Title: Coalescing memory transactions
Patent Number: 9,146,774

Inventors: Busch; Peter (Augsburg, DE)
Title: Control unit for driving a regulating transistor of a fan arrangement
Patent Number: 7,279,864

Inventors: Butler; Stephen (Wolverhampton South Staffordshire, GB), Hiles; John (South Wirral Cheshire, GB), Wilkes; Mark Anthony (Birmingham West Midlands, GB)
Title: Collapsible steering column assembly
Patent Number: 9,145,162

Inventors: Butterfield; Paul D. (San Jose, CA), Chen; Liang-Yuh (Foster City, CA), Hu; Yonqi (San Jose, CA), Manens; Antoine P. (Palo Alto, CA), Mavliev; Rashid (Campbell, CA), Tsai; Stan D. (Fremont, CA), Liu; Feng Q. (San Jose, CA), Wadensweiler; Ralph (Sunnyvale, CA), Sun; Lizhong (Sunnyvale, CA), Neo; Siew S. (Santa Clara, CA), Duboust; Alain (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Conductive polishing article for electrochemical mechanical polishing
Patent Number: 7,278,911

Inventors: Byrne; James Anthony (St. Petersburg, FL)
Title: Integrated lamp and heater assembly
Patent Number: 8,027,573

Inventors: Cadigan, Jr.; Michael C. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Haynie; Howard M. (Wappingers Falls, NY), Rider; Scot H. (Pleasant Valley, NY), Saleheen; Mushfiq U. (Poughkeepsie, NY)
Title: Dynamic definition of error information in a programmable device
Patent Number: 9,146,817

Inventors: Cagnon; Guy (Ballancourt, FR), Eck; Genevieve (Monteux, FR), Herve; Gregoire (Vert le Petit, FR), Jacob; Guy (Vert le Petit, FR)
Title: Process for the 2-stage synthesis of hexanitrohexaazaisowurtzitane starting from a primary amine
Patent Number: 7,279,572

Inventors: Cai; Charles (San Jose, CA), Cheng; Wai-Keung Peter (San Jose, CA)
Title: Average current control for a switched power converter
Patent Number: 9,148,925

Inventors: Cairns; James L. (Ormond Beach, FL)
Title: Harsh environment rotary joint electrical connector
Patent Number: 8,025,506

Inventors: Camhi; Eli (Scarsdale, NY)
Title: Monitoring system
Patent Number: 8,026,807

Inventors: Camp; David (Cokato, MN), Young; Darin (Cokato, MN)
Title: Hook for detection of chain sling failure
Patent Number: 8,028,436

Inventors: Campbell; Alan B. (Santa Rosa, CA)
Title: Optical film
Patent Number: 7,278,771

Inventors: Campbell; James N. (Luthersville, MD)
Title: Treatment of length dependent neuropathy
Patent Number: 8,026,266

Inventors: Campbell; Levi A. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Chu; Richard C. (Hopewell Junction, NY), David; Milnes P. (Fishkill, NY), Ellsworth, Jr.; Michael J. (Lagrangeville, NY), Iyengar; Madhusudan K. (Foster City, CA), Schmidt; Roger R. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Simons; Robert E. (Poughkeepsie, NY)
Title: Separate control of coolant flow through coolant circuits
Patent Number: 9,148,982

Inventors: Campbell; Levi A. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Chu; Richard C. (Hopewell Junction, NY), David; Milnes P. (Fishkill, NY), Ellsworth, Jr.; Michael J. (Lagrangeville, NY), Iyengar; Madhusudan K. (Foster City, CA), Schmidt; Roger R. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Simons; Robert E. (Poughkeepsie, NY)
Title: Separate control of coolant flow through coolant circuits
Patent Number: 9,148,983

Inventors: Campos; Michael (San Diego, CA)
Title: Methods and apparatus for identifying spectral peaks in neuronal spiking representation of a signal
Patent Number: 9,147,157

Inventors: Camus; Patrick Paul (Middleton, WI), Fritz; Gregory S. (Verona, WI), Jacobs; Thomas B. (Madison, WI), Stocker; Dean A. (Fitchburg, WI), Wade; Dale Anders (Mount Horeb, WI)
Title: Processing of spectrometer pile-up events
Patent Number: 8,027,811

Inventors: Candito; Fabio Bruno (Bologna, IT), Amadesi; Andrea (Bologna, IT)
Title: Nozzle for extinguishing devices and the like
Patent Number: 8,028,757

Inventors: Cannata; Joseph M. (Highland Heights, OH)
Title: Device to dress socks on and off
Patent Number: 9,144,339

Inventors: Cannon; Bruce James (El Segundo, CA)
Title: Toy with locating feature
Patent Number: 9,144,746

Inventors: Canright; Geoffrey (Oslo, NO), Engo-Monsen; Kenth (Tonsberg, NO)
Title: Backward and forward non-normalized link weight analysis method, system, and computer program product
Patent Number: 7,281,005

Inventors: Cao; Qing (Yorktown Heights, NY), Han; Shu-Jen (Cortlandt Manor, NY)
Title: Reactive contacts for 2D layered metal dichalcogenides
Patent Number: 9,147,824

Inventors: Capitaine; Francois (Anglet, FR), Durand; Francois (Bayonne, FR)
Title: Luer connector, medical connector and transfer set comprising such a connector
Patent Number: 8,025,653

Inventors: Capon; Daniel J. (Hillsborough, CA), Petropoulos; Christos J. (Half Moon Bay, CA)
Title: Compositions and methods for determining anti-viral drug susceptibility and resistance and anti-viral drug screening
Patent Number: 7,279,279

Inventors: Carau, Sr.; Frank Paul (Loveland, CO)
Title: Reusable camera including write-once non-volatile memory
Patent Number: 7,280,137

Inventors: Carey; Clinton E. (Monroe, MI), Wittkopp; Scott H. (Ypsilanti, MI), Hart; James M. (Belleville, MI), Phillips; Andrew W. (Rochester, MI)
Title: Multi-speed transmission for a front wheel drive vehicle
Patent Number: 8,025,605

Inventors: Carlini; Rina (Oakville, CA), Allen; C. Geoffrey (Waterdown, CA)
Title: Nonpolar liquid and solid phase change ink compositions comprising nanosized particles of benzimidazolone pigments
Patent Number: 8,025,723

Inventors: Carolan; Michael Francis (Allentown, PA), Dyer, legal representative; Kathryn Beverly (Allentown, PA), Wilson; Merrill Anderson (West Jordan, UT), Ohm; Ted R. (Alliance, OH), Kneidel; Kurt E. (Alliance, OH), Peterson; David (Uniontown, OH), Chen; Christopher M. (Allentown, PA), Rackers; Keith Gerard (Louisville, OH), Dyer, deceased; Paul Nigel (Allentown, PA)
Title: Planar ceramic membrane assembly and oxidation reactor system
Patent Number: 7,279,027

Inventors: Carpenter; Keith (Akron, OH), Hockman; Craig (North Canton, OH), Miller; Willis (Cuyahoga Falls, OH), Drozda; Laura (North Canton, OH), Burns; Paul (Munroe Falls, OH), Phillips; Thomas B. (Charlotte, NC), Valcore; John C. (Hudson, OH), Graef; H. Thomas (Bolivar, OH), Laskowski; Edward L. (Seven Hills, OH), Meek; James (Canton, OH), Brown; Martin J. (Canton, OH), Galloway; Todd (North Canton, OH), Barnett; Robert W. (Canton, OH), Ryan; Mike (Canton, OH), Kay; James R. (Uniontown, OH), Ward; Mark A. (North Canton, OH), Peters; David A. (Tallmadge, OH), Miller; Greg (Canton, OH), Laha; Arindam (North Canton, OH), Altier; Joseph M. (Uniontown, OH)
Title: Automated banking machine
Patent Number: 8,025,218

Inventors: Carr; Dustin Wade (Albuquerque, NM)
Title: Accelerometer with enhanced DC stability
Patent Number: 8,026,714

Inventors: Carrier; Brian E. (Eldred, PA), Wiles; Anthony (Salley, SC)
Title: All terrain retrieval vehicle for medical emergencies
Patent Number: 8,025,325

Inventors: Carter; Jon T. (Farmington, MI)
Title: Double-action clinching method
Patent Number: 8,024,848

Inventors: Carter; Stephen R. (Spanish Fork, UT)
Title: Techniques for evaluating patent impacts
Patent Number: 9,146,985

Inventors: Cartier; William A. (Hampton, NY), di Palma; Giorgio (Queensbury, NY), Appling; William M. (Granville, NY)
Title: Permanent blood clot filter with capability of being retrieved
Patent Number: 7,279,000

Inventors: Casavant; David A. (Reading, MA), Havel; William J. (Maple Grove, MN)
Title: Respiratory nerve stimulation
Patent Number: 7,277,757

Inventors: Cascone; Paul J. (Del Mar, CA)
Title: Dental prosthesis method and alloys
Patent Number: 7,279,054

Inventors: Cason; Russell (Myakka, FL)
Title: Bi-directional trigger
Patent Number: 9,146,066

Inventors: Cassezza; Jason T. (Aloha, OR)
Title: Controlling audio volume in processor-based systems
Patent Number: 7,278,101

Inventors: Catlett; Greg M. (Hilliard, OH)
Title: System and method for providing assistance to purchase goods
Patent Number: 9,147,211

Inventors: Cavallari; Stefano (Bologna, IT)
Title: Machine for filling containers
Patent Number: 7,278,451

Inventors: Cave; Thomas (Frenchlick, IN)
Title: Structural reinforcement system for concrete structures
Patent Number: 8,024,905

Inventors: Cecil; Thomas C. (Menlo Park, CA)
Title: Technique for determining mask patterns and write patterns
Patent Number: 8,028,252

Inventors: Ceze; Luis (Seattle, WA), Lucia; Brandon (Seattle, WA)
Title: Systems and methods for finding concurrency errors
Patent Number: 9,146,737

Inventors: Cha; Kyoungjoo (New York, NY)
Title: Impact and/or sound deadening hydronic sub-flooring panel and related system and method
Patent Number: 9,146,038

Inventors: Chalupa; Radek P. (Portland, OR), Simka; Harsono Siem (Saratoga, CA), Shankar; Sadasivan (Cupertino, CA), Zierath; Daniel J. (Portland, OR), Lantassov; Iouri (Minsk, BY), Buckley; Terry T. (Dublin, IE), Durairajan; Anand (Tigard, OR)
Title: Apparatus having plating solution container with current applying anodes
Patent Number: 7,279,084

Inventors: Chambers; Gregory L. (Decatur, GA), Smith; Edward M. (Alpharetta, GA)
Title: System and method for energy consumption management
Patent Number: 9,146,548

Inventors: Chan; Aik Huang (Singapore, SG)
Title: Electronic package and circuit board having segmented contact pads
Patent Number: 7,280,370

Inventors: Chancey; Raphael P. (Leander, TX), He; Lei (Beijing, CN), Kahan; Eduardo T. (Longwood, FL)
Title: Generating and using constraints associated with software related products
Patent Number: 9,146,724

Inventors: Chandra Sekar; Deepak (Atlanta, GA), Mokhlesi; Nima (Los Gatos, CA)
Title: Method of forming a single-layer metal conductors with multiple thicknesses
Patent Number: 8,026,170

Inventors: Chane-Ching; Jean-Yves (Eaubonne, FR)
Title: Colloidal dispersion of calcium phosphate platelets, and its process of preparation
Patent Number: 8,026,287

Inventors: Chang; A-Ming (Taipei, TW), Tseng; Ying-Che (Taipei, TW)
Title: Passive touch pen
Patent Number: 9,146,649

Inventors: Chang; Chia Wei (Moreno Valley, CA)
Title: Nonslip article for a stirrup
Patent Number: 7,278,252

Inventors: Chang; Chia-Yin (Kaohsiung, TW)
Title: Light-conductive panel of side-light type backlight module
Patent Number: 7,278,774

Inventors: Chang; Jeiwei (Cupertino, CA), Kao; Stuart (Fremont, CA), Chen; Chao Peng (Fremont, CA), Luo; Chunping (Milpitas, CA), Ju; Kochan (Monte Sereno, CA), Li; Min (Fremont, CA)
Title: CPP head with parasitic shunting reduction
Patent Number: 7,279,269

Inventors: Chang; Jen-Tsorng (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Portable electronic device
Patent Number: 8,026,692

Inventors: Chang; Jen-Tsorng (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Image capture unit and image capture device having same
Patent Number: 8,027,580

Inventors: Chang; John Y-C. (Austin, TX), Chao; Ching-Yun (Austin, TX), Chiu; Bertrand Be-Chung (Austin, TX), Park; Ki Hong (Research Triangle Park, NC)
Title: Controlling exposure of sensitive data and operation using process bound security tokens in cloud computing environment
Patent Number: 9,148,285

Inventors: Chang; Pi-Hsia (Fongyuan City, Taichung County, TW)
Title: Adjustable prying bar
Patent Number: 7,278,626

Inventors: Chang; Shih-Chieh (Luzhu Shiang, Taoyuan County 33852, TW), Lu; Juan-Hsin (Luzhu Shiang, Taoyuan County 33852, TW)
Title: Screwdriver with illumination
Patent Number: 7,278,751

Inventors: Chang; Yao-Jen (Taichung, TW)
Title: Safety device for elliptical exercise machines
Patent Number: 8,025,610

Inventors: Chao; Chuan Hao (Tainan, TW)
Title: Door bell with compact profile
Patent Number: 8,026,826

Inventors: Chao; Hui (San Jose, CA), Chen; Jiajian (San Jose, CA), Poduri; Sameera (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for position estimation using trajectory
Patent Number: 9,146,299

Inventors: Chappie; Thomas Allen (Carlisle, MA), Helal; Christopher John (Mystic, CT), Kormos; Bethany Lyn (Somerville, MA), Tuttle; Jamison Byrce (Marblehead, MA), Verhoest; Patrick Robert (Newton, MA)
Title: Triazine derivatives
Patent Number: 9,145,427

Inventors: Chapweske; Justin Falconer (Lauderdale, MN)
Title: Packet transfer mechanism over a peer to peer network
Patent Number: 7,277,950

Inventors: Charpie; Mark E. (Ottawa Lake, MI)
Title: Cordless spray gun with an on-board compressed air source
Patent Number: 8,025,243

Inventors: Chase; Christopher J. (Freehold, NJ), Holmgren; Stephen L. (Little Silver, NJ), Medamana; John Babu (Colts Neck, NJ), Saksena; Vikram R. (Freehold, NJ)
Title: Traffic management for frame relay switched data service
Patent Number: 8,027,257

Inventors: Chase; Kevin M. (St. Joseph, MI), Anselmino; Philip A. (Ann Arbor, MI)
Title: Refrigerator with beverage dispenser cleaning system
Patent Number: 9,145,290

Inventors: Chattopadhyay; Pratibhash (North Royalton, OH), Shekunov; Boris Y. (Aurora, OH), Seitzinger; Jeffrey S. (Broadview Heights, OH)
Title: Method for preparation of particles from solution-in-supercritical fluid or compressed gas emulsions
Patent Number: 7,279,181

Inventors: Chebiam; Ramanan V. (Hillsboro, OR), Dubin; Valery M. (Portland, OR)
Title: Electroless plating structure
Patent Number: 7,279,231

Inventors: Chen; Andrew Xian (San Diego, CA)
Title: Compositions for delivering highly water soluble drugs
Patent Number: 8,026,250

Inventors: Chen; Cheng Chuan (Tainan County, TW)
Title: Single-chip LED with three luminescent spectrums of red, blue and green wavelengths
Patent Number: 7,279,716

Inventors: Chen; Chih-Ching (Taipei, TW), Leu; Yi-Jing (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Identifiable flexible printed circuit board and method of fabricating the same
Patent Number: 7,279,216

Inventors: Chen; David (Shengang Township, Changhua County, TW)
Title: Detachable connective device for toilet seat
Patent Number: 8,024,821

Inventors: Chen; David Z. (Richardson, TX)
Title: V-groove ferrule mating sleeve
Patent Number: 9,146,360

Inventors: Chen; Elaine (Arlington, MA), Podoloff; Rob (Framingham, MA), Wheeler; Lorraine (Billerica, MA), Marcus; Beth (Bedford, MA)
Title: Human interface input acceleration system
Patent Number: 7,280,097

Inventors: Chen; Farn Hin (Ipoh, MY), Cheang; Tak Meng (Bayan Lepas, MY), Tan; Boon Keat (Gelugor, MY)
Title: Light emitting device
Patent Number: 8,026,672

Inventors: Chen; James K. (Mountain View, CA), Kapoor; Tarun M. (New York, NY), Firestone; Ari J. (San Mateo, CA), Weinger; Joshua S. (New York, NY)
Title: Quinazolinone inhibitors of dynein
Patent Number: 9,145,376

Inventors: Chen; Janglin (Rochester, NY), Anderson; Charles C. (Penfield, NY), Hubert; Timothy J. (Hilton, NY), Wang; Yongcai (Webster, NY), Schunk; Timothy C. (Livonia, NY)
Title: Guarded cover film for LCD polarizers
Patent Number: 7,279,060

Inventors: Chen; Jian-Kao (Hsinchu Hsien, TW), Hsu; Chih Chiang (Hsinchu Hsien, TW)
Title: Display timing control circuit with adjustable clock divisor and method thereof
Patent Number: 9,147,375

Inventors: Chen; Jyh-Shin (Hsin-Chu, TW), Chen; Sheng-Wen (Chung Li, TW), Kao; Hui-Ling (Chung Li, TW), Kung; Yu-Sheng (Hsin-Chu, TW), Lin; Yu-Hsin (Hsin-Chu, TW), Hu; Yi-Chiuen (Hsin-Chu, TW)
Title: Method for fabricating a surface acoustic wave device
Patent Number: 8,028,389

Inventors: Chen; Ming-Chi (Taipei County, TW)
Title: Dual-mode communication apparatus and power management method thereof
Patent Number: 8,028,187

Inventors: Chen; Ming-Chin (Changhua, TW)
Title: Exercise equipment
Patent Number: 9,144,701

Inventors: Chen; Shane (Camas, WA)
Title: Sideways-moving ice skate
Patent Number: 8,025,298

Inventors: Chen; Shih-Chi (Boston, MA), Zhang; Zihao (Melbourne, FL), Culpepper; Martin L. (Danvers, MA)
Title: Compliant holder device for animal imaging and surgery
Patent Number: 8,028,663

Inventors: Chen; Tian-An (Phoenix, AZ), Lu; Daoqiang (Chandler, AZ)
Title: High performance amine based no-flow underfill materials for flip chip applications
Patent Number: 7,279,359

Inventors: Chen; Wei-Ge (Issaquah, WA), Thumpudi; Naveen (Sammamish, WA), Lee; Ming-Chieh (Bellevue, WA)
Title: Measuring and using reliability of complexity estimates during quality and rate control for digital audio
Patent Number: 7,277,848

Inventors: Chen; Xiaoming (Hannover, DE), Baum; Peter Georg (Hannover, DE), Arnold; Michael (Isernhagen, DE), Gries; Ulrich (Hannover, DE)
Title: Method and apparatus for detecting which one of symbols of watermark data is embedded in a received signal
Patent Number: 9,147,402

Inventors: Chen; Zheng (Beijing, CN), Li; Mingjing (Beijing, CN), Zhang; Feng (Beijing, CN), Yang; Rui (Beijing, CN), Gao; Jianfeng (Beijing, CN)
Title: Language input system for mobile devices
Patent Number: 7,277,732

Inventors: Cheng; Antonio S. (Portland, OR), McKeen; Francis X. (Portland, OR)
Title: Providing extended memory protection
Patent Number: 8,028,341

Inventors: Cheng; Nien-Tien (New Taipei, TW), Liu; Chih-Jen (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Heat dissipation fan
Patent Number: 9,145,895

Inventors: Cheng; Sheng Hsiung (Taipei, TW), Lin; Te An (Taipei, TW), Jiang; Shuang Ji (Taipei, TW)
Title: Display support device
Patent Number: 8,025,264

Inventors: Cheng; Tsung-Hsin (Taoyuan, TW)
Title: S-type smooth command generating method and means thereof
Patent Number: 7,280,899

Inventors: Cheong; Hae Kyun (Pusan, KR)
Title: Hydraulic circuit for heavy equipment
Patent Number: 8,024,926

Inventors: Chin; Barry L. (Saratoga, CA), Mak; Alfred W. (Union City, CA), Lei; Lawrence Chung-Lai (Milpitas, CA), Xi; Ming (Palo Alto, CA), Chung; Hua (San Jose, CA), Lai; Ken Kaung (Milpitas, CA), Byun; Jeong Soo (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Atomic layer deposition apparatus
Patent Number: 8,027,746

Inventors: Chin; Kyoung-Hwan (Suwon-si, KR), Kim; Kyoung-In (Hwaseong-si, KR), Jung; Hak-Su (Hwaseong-si, KR), An; Kyoung-Min (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Semiconductor device fabrication equipment for performing PEOX process and method including cleaning the equipment with remotely produced plasma
Patent Number: 8,025,736

Inventors: Chinya; Gautham (Hillsboro, OR), Wang; Hong (Santa Clara, CA), Sethi; Prashant (Folsom, CA), Kaushik; Shivnandan (Portland, OR), Bigbee; Bryant (Scottsdale, AZ), Shen; John (San Jose, CA), Hankins; Richard (San Jose, CA), Zou; Xiang (Portland, OR), Patel; Baiju V. (Portland, OR), Brandt; Jason W. (Austin, TX), Aggarwal; Anil (Portland, OR), Reid; John L. (Portland, OR)
Title: Apparatus, system, and method for persistent user-level thread
Patent Number: 8,028,295

Inventors: Cho; Doo-Hee (Daejeon, KR), Shin; Jin Wook (Incheon, KR), Lee; Jeong Ik (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Chu; Hye Yong (Daejeon, KR), Han; Jun-Han (Daejeon, KR), Hwang; Joo Hyun (Seoul, KR), Park; Seung Koo (Daejeon, KR), Moon; Jaehyun (Daejeon, KR), Cho; Nam Sung (Daejeon, KR), Huh; Jin Woo (Daejeon, KR), Joo; Chul Woong (Seoul, KR)
Title: Organic light emitting device
Patent Number: 9,147,856

Inventors: Cho; Min-Won (Seongnam-si, KR)
Title: Connector assembly for connecting mobile phone to peripheral device
Patent Number: 7,278,877

Inventors: Choi; Jun Seok (Gwangju, KR), Lee; Hyung Jong (Gwangju, KR)
Title: Optical module and fabrication method of the same
Patent Number: 8,025,444

Inventors: Choi; Kwang-Hwi (Ansan, KR), Jo; Seong-Soo (Gunpo, KR), Kim; Sun-Ki (Gunpo, KR)
Title: Ceramic component element and ceramic component and method for the same
Patent Number: 8,026,787

Inventors: Choi; Mei Chee June (Kowloon, HK), Chan; Chun Kai (Kowloon, HK)
Title: Pod disposal system
Patent Number: 9,144,342

Inventors: Choi; Myungsik (Seoul, KR)
Title: Rocker arm for variable valve lift, and variable valve lift apparatus having the same
Patent Number: 8,028,668

Inventors: Choi; Woo (Cheonan, KR), Lee; Jun-Yeob (Koyang, KR)
Title: Panel for a liquid crystal display and method of forming the same
Patent Number: 8,027,016

Inventors: Chou; Min-Yuan (Taipei Hsien, TW), Li; Hsiu-Chuan (Hsinchu County, TW), Huang; Chuan-Chuan (Taipei County, TW)
Title: Expression system for producing collagen
Patent Number: 7,279,329

Inventors: Chou; Pao-Hwa (Nirasaki, JP), Hasebe; Kazuhide (Nirasaki, JP)
Title: Film formation apparatus for semiconductor process and method for using the same
Patent Number: 8,025,931

Inventors: Christensen; Kimberly (Tucson, AZ), Pomerantz; Annie (Oracle, AZ)
Title: Removal of mercuric chloride crystals from fixed tissues
Patent Number: 8,026,106

Inventors: Christensen; Scott (Perrysburg, OH), Powell; Rick C. (Ann Arbor, MI), Xiong; Gang (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Method of providing chloride treatment for a photovoltaic device and a chloride treated photovoltaic device
Patent Number: 9,147,792

Inventors: Christie; Cameron (Palto Alto, CA)
Title: Systems and methods for presenting information to an automobile driver
Patent Number: 9,145,055

Inventors: Chrysos; Nikolaos (Thalwil, CH), Minkenberg; Cyriel J. (Gutenswil, CH)
Title: Method and system for transmitting data packets in a network
Patent Number: 9,148,377

Inventors: Chuang; Bor-Yann (Taiping City, Taichung, TW)
Title: Movable table stand
Patent Number: 7,278,646

Inventors: Chujo; Kaoru (Kawasaki, JP), Wakamatsu; Takashi (Kawasaki, JP), Murashita; Kimitaka (Kawasaki, JP), Shimizu; Masayoshi (Kawasaki, JP), Izumisawa; Akifumi (Kawasaki, JP), Utsugi; Kiyoshi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus, image processing method, image processing program, and image pickup apparatus
Patent Number: 8,026,932

Inventors: Chumbley; Robert B. (Round Rock, TX), Eisinger; Jacob D. (Austin, TX), Grigsby; Travis M. (Austin, TX), Laffoon; Christopher M. (Durham, NC), Mandrekar; Rohan U. (Austin, TX)
Title: Associating workflows with code sections in a document control system
Patent Number: 9,146,735

Inventors: Chun; Myung-Suk (Seoul, KR), Kim; Tae Ha (Seoul, KR)
Title: Glass electrophoresis microchip and method of manufacturing the same by MEMS fabrication
Patent Number: 8,025,776

Inventors: Chun; Sung Duck (Anyang-si, KR), Lee; Young Dae (Anyang-si, KR), Park; Sung Jun (Anyang-si, KR), Yi; Seung June (Anyang-si, KR)
Title: Method of transmitting data in a wireless communication system
Patent Number: 8,027,363

Inventors: Chung; Randall M. (Laguna Niguel, CA), Bishay; Maged (Costa Mesa, CA), Zelevinsky; Michael (San Diego, CA), Parthasarathy; Sivagnanam (Carlsbad, CA)
Title: Re-assembly of streaming files from separate connections
Patent Number: 7,277,958

Inventors: Chung; Shine Chien (Taipei Hsien, TW), Hou; Cliff (Taipei, TW), Chen; Kun-Lung (Taipei, TW), Lu; Lee-Chung (Taipei, TW)
Title: Method of using mixed multi-Vt devices in a cell-based design
Patent Number: 7,281,230

Inventors: Chung; You Sup (Suwon, KR), Ha; Mun Choun (Yongin, KR)
Title: S-(-)-amlodipine nicotinate and process for the preparation thereof
Patent Number: 7,279,492

Inventors: Clark; James C. (De Kalb, IL), Jeske; Daniel R. (Riverside, CA), Salvador; Omar H. (Wheaton, IL), Sohraby; Kazem A. (Fayetteville, AR), Zhang; Xuemei (Morganville, NJ)
Title: Method, system and computer program product for improving system reliability
Patent Number: 7,278,048

Inventors: Clavet; Yann (Landerneau, FR), Favennec; Jean-Francois (Le Relecq Kerhuon, FR), Kerouedan; Julien (Brest, FR), Manchec; Alexandre (Brest, FR), Quendo; Cedric (Saint-Renan, FR), Rius; Eric (Le Relecq Kerhuon, FR)
Title: Circuit element, magnetic tray, connection and wedging elements for pedagogic hyperfrequency circuit, case containing same
Patent Number: 9,148,945

Inventors: Clearman; Joseph H. (Poulsbo, WA), Clearman; Jack F. (Poulsbo, WA)
Title: Spray apparatus
Patent Number: 7,278,591

Inventors: Clever; Glenn E. (Washington, MI), Kaywood; Roy Glenn (Jackson, MI)
Title: Concentric camshaft with bearing sleeve and method of debris removal
Patent Number: 8,028,666

Inventors: Coates; Joshua L. (Orinda, CA), Bozeman; Patrick E. (San Francisco, CA), Jones; F. Alan (Menlo Park, CA), Gautier; Taylor (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Failover architecture for local devices that access remote storage
Patent Number: 7,281,168

Inventors: Coffin, III; Louis F. (Mountain View, CA), Prakash; Deepak (Fremont, CA), Lundblad; James A. (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Error/status information management
Patent Number: 7,281,186

Inventors: Cofler; Andrew (Voreppe, FR), Fel; Bruno (Voreppe, FR), Ducousso; Laurent (Sain Nazaire les Eymes, FR)
Title: Selective vertical and horizontal dependency resolution via split-bit propagation in a mixed-architecture system having superscalar and VLIW modes
Patent Number: 7,281,119

Inventors: Cohen; Alexander J. (Mill Valley, CA), Jung; Edward K. Y. (Bellevue, WA), Lord; Robert W. (Seattle, WA), Rinaldo, Jr.; John D. (Bellevue, WA), Tegreene; Clarence T. (Bellevue, WA), Levien; Royce A. (Lexington, MA), Malamud; Mark A. (Seattle, WA)
Title: Heading-dependent routing
Patent Number: 9,148,907

Inventors: Cohen; Marc Leon (Henderson, NV), Agrario; Mario A. (Edgewater, MD)
Title: Combination refrigerator
Patent Number: 7,278,569

Inventors: Colfer; William J. (Aptos, CA)
Title: Artichoke hybrid named `PS-H1855`
Patent Number: 7,279,614

Inventors: Comp; Lynn A. (Round Rock, TX)
Title: Network based archiving of user-specific information in a communication system
Patent Number: 7,280,817

Inventors: Conner; Mark David (New Tripoli, PA), Vedage; Gamini Ananda (Bethlehem, PA), Lucas; Peter Andrew (Allentown, PA), Thurau; Courtney Thompson (Harleysville, PA), Carr; Richard V. C. (Allentown, PA)
Title: Mixed polycycloaliphatic amines (MPCA) and MPCA alkylates
Patent Number: 8,026,318

Inventors: Consigny; Paul M. (San Jose, CA), Gale; David C. (Kennesaw, GA), Ludwig; Florian (Ebikon, CH), von Oepen; Randolpf (Los Altos, CA), El-Nounou; Fozan O. (Santa Clara, CA), Kramer-Brown; Pamela A. (San Jose, CA), Yribarren; Travis R. (Coarsegold, CA), Webler, Jr.; William E. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for delivering an agent to a kidney
Patent Number: 9,144,509

Inventors: Conway; Matthew J. (Seattle, WA), Jacquot; Stephen A. (Charlottesville, VA), Proffitt; Dennis R. (Earlysville, VA), Robertson; George G. (Seattle, WA)
Title: Methods, apparatus and data structures for providing a user interface to objects, the user interface exploiting spatial memory and visually indicating at least one object parameter
Patent Number: 7,278,115

Inventors: Cordell; Michael (Birmingham, GB), Taffinder; Richard Ivor (Sutton Coldfield, GB)
Title: Supports and signs
Patent Number: 8,028,445

Inventors: Cordero; Edgar R. (Round Rock, TX), Dell; Timothy J. (Colchester, VT), Paulraj; Girisankar (Chennai, IN), Sethuraman; Saravanan (Bangalore, IN)
Title: Memory operation of paired memory devices
Patent Number: 9,147,499

Inventors: Cordes; Richard E. (Chappel Hill, NC)
Title: Movement reduction when scrolling for item selection during direct manipulation
Patent Number: 9,146,654

Inventors: Corio; Salvatore (Warwick, RI)
Title: Aircraft tie-down device
Patent Number: 9,145,948

Inventors: Corkery; Robert William (Stockholm, SE)
Title: High speed solid state optical switching system using bicontinuous structures
Patent Number: 9,146,443

Inventors: Cornell; Tim (Sherwood, OR)
Title: Modular housing framing systems
Patent Number: 9,145,671

Inventors: Costa; Mauro (Pavia, IT), Palat; Sudeep Kumar (Grange Park, GB), Roberts; Michael (Southend-on-Sea, GB), Sivagnanasundaram; Sutha (London, GB)
Title: Core network allocation for GSM/UMTS
Patent Number: 7,280,516

Inventors: Costin; Peter Sabin (Avon, OH)
Title: Incline-responsive valve
Patent Number: 8,025,073

Inventors: Cradick; Ryan K. (Oronoco, MN), Santosuosso; John M. (Rochester, MN), Schulz; Brandon W. (Rochester, MN)
Title: Dynamic runtime choosing of processing communication methods
Patent Number: 9,148,495

Inventors: Cradick; Ryan K. (Oronoco, MN), Santosuosso; John M. (Rochester, MN), Schulz; Brandon W. (Rochester, MN)
Title: Dynamic runtime choosing of processing communication methods
Patent Number: 9,148,496

Inventors: Cragun; Brian John (Rochester, MN)
Title: Method and apparatus for cooperative recording
Patent Number: 9,148,585

Inventors: Crandell; Jeffrey L. (Hermosa Beach, CA), Wharton; Brian K. (Redondo Beach, CA)
Title: Apparatus, systems and methods for managing incoming and outgoing communication
Patent Number: 8,027,442

Inventors: Crawford; J. Fred (Houston, TX)
Title: Methods of determining deficiencies in intracellular levels on cysteine and glutathione
Patent Number: 7,279,301

Inventors: Crawford; Timothy D. (Golden, CO), Brooks; Martin L. (Las Vegas, NV)
Title: Air hockey table
Patent Number: 8,025,293

Inventors: Cremer; Ulrich (Mannheim, DE), Wilmer; Hagen (Ludwigshafen, DE), Raichle; Andreas (Ludwigshafen, DE), Petersen; Hermann (Gruenstadt, DE), Borchert; Holger (Offstein, DE), Strahberger; Horst (Dannstadt-Schauernheim, DE), Mueller-Engel; Klaus Joachim (Stutensee, DE)
Title: Process for introducing a portion withdrawn from at least one production charge of annular coated catalysts K into a reaction tube of a tube bundle reactor
Patent Number: 8,025,846

Inventors: Cresp; Jacques (Saint-Jeannet, FR), Livigni; Fabrice (Montauroux, FR), Sert; Richard (Frejus, FR), Siles; Alain (Vence, FR), Viale; Joel (Vence, FR)
Title: Dynamically updating a smart physical keyboard
Patent Number: 9,146,622

Inventors: Crisp, III; Harry Lee (Marion, IL)
Title: Water supplier for a beverage dispensing apparatus of a refrigerator
Patent Number: 7,278,552

Inventors: Croney; Joseph Keith (Christiansted, VI), Kothari; Nikhil (Sammamish, WA), Harder; Michael (Redmond, WA), Lindhorst; Gregory S. (Seattle, WA), Sanabria; Andres (Sammamish, WA)
Title: Framework for creating modular web applications
Patent Number: 7,281,202

Inventors: Cross; David B. (Redmond, WA), Gu; Jainrong (Bellevue, WA), Bryce; Duncan (Redmond, WA), Pardikar; Shishir (Redmond, WA), Madhavarapu; Pradeep Jnana (Bellevue, WA), Field; Scott A. (Redmond, WA), Yiu; Kelvin S. (Seattle, WA)
Title: System, method, and computer program product for file encryption, decryption and transfer
Patent Number: 7,280,956

Inventors: Cruijsberg; Emil Eduard Antonius (Amsterdam, NL), Van Westrenen; Jeroen (Amsterdam, NL)
Title: Method for the preparation of lower olefines by steam cracking
Patent Number: 7,279,610

Inventors: Cruz; Luis (Newport, RI)
Title: Tablet computer holder
Patent Number: 9,145,158

Inventors: Cuje; Michael (Munchen, DE), Eibl; Stefan (Taufkirchen, DE), Herzinger; Stefan (Munchen, DE), Kruger; Martin (Munchen, DE), Wu; Xiaofeng (Neubiberg, DE), Yang; Bin (Herrenberg, DE)
Title: Method to compensate for a step DC disturbance in a digital baseband signal in a homodyne radio receiver
Patent Number: 7,280,617

Inventors: Culver; Karen (Windsor, CA)
Title: Flossing and oral hygiene tool
Patent Number: 8,025,068

Inventors: Curtis; Kristopher M. (Chapel Hill, NC), Yount; Boyd (Hillsborough, NC), Baric; Ralph S. (Haw River, NC)
Title: Methods for producing recombinant coronavirus
Patent Number: 7,279,327

Inventors: Czerwonka; Jacek A. (Redmond, WA)
Title: Method and system for generating an efficient test suite from a domain description with given constraints
Patent Number: 7,278,135

Inventors: D'Errico; John Joseph (Glastonbury, CT)
Title: Polymer sheets comprising higher order phosphate esters
Patent Number: 7,279,516

Inventors: D'Souza; Roy Peter (Belleview, WA), Shanbhag; Santosh S. (Saratoga, CA), Zhu; Jieming (Saratoga, CA), Salzmann; Frank (Danville, CA), Kaushik; Bala (Cupertino, CA), Totah; Ronald (Los Altos, CA), Chappell; James (Los Gatos, CA)
Title: User administering a trustworthy workspace
Patent Number: 9,148,419

Inventors: Dagsland; Allan (Lund, SE)
Title: Delivery device
Patent Number: 8,025,051

Inventors: Dahl; Peter Anthony (Walhorn, BE)
Title: Reducing interference between different communication systems sharing a common wireless transmission medium
Patent Number: 7,280,801

Inventors: Dahlen; Shane J (Tempe, AZ)
Title: System and method of monitoring and controlling motorized passenger carts
Patent Number: 9,145,067

Inventors: Dai; Bing (Ossining, NY), Lam; Chung H. (Peekskill, NY), Li; Jing (Ossining, NY)
Title: Method of reducing system power with mixed cell memory array
Patent Number: 9,146,852

Inventors: Dai; Hai Bin (Shanghai, CN), Hanis; Susan S. (Research Triangle Park, NC), Gary; Jason R. (Clermont, FL), Wu; Hai Jie (Beijing, CN)
Title: Loading program modules
Patent Number: 9,146,753

Inventors: Dal Pra; Giuseppe (Zane, IT), Dettori; Paolo (Vicenza, IT), Feltrin; Mauri (Nanto, IT)
Title: Bicycle component and method for manufacturing such a component
Patent Number: 8,024,993

Inventors: Dalke; James A. (Bellevue, WA)
Title: Optical fiber coupled antenna current monitor
Patent Number: 8,026,725

Inventors: Dalmolin; Justin (North Palm Beach, FL), Snarski; Jaime (North Palm Beach, FL)
Title: Baking cup with pull tabs
Patent Number: 9,145,234

Inventors: Damaraju; Naga Radha Krishna (La jolla, CA), Tiyyagura; Srikanth Reddy (Bangalore, IN)
Title: Voltage regulator and method having reduced wakeup-time and increased power efficiency
Patent Number: 8,026,703

Inventors: Danchin; Marc (Roquebrune Cap Martin, FR), Brocq; Alain (Fourqueux, FR)
Title: Opthalmic surgery device
Patent Number: 7,278,999

Inventors: Danenberg; Kathleen D. (Altadena, CA)
Title: Method of determining a chemotherapeutic regimen by assaying gene expression in primary tumors
Patent Number: 8,026,062

Inventors: Dang; Son Ngoc (Gilbert, AZ), McCormick; John (Tyrone, GA), Kilicaslan; Habib (Chandler, AZ)
Title: Dual tip test probe assembly
Patent Number: 8,026,734

Inventors: Daniel; Alan (Durham, NC)
Title: Apparatus and method for reducing power consumption within an oscillator
Patent Number: 7,280,000

Inventors: Daniels; Annmarie (Nahant, MA)
Title: Wheelchair cover
Patent Number: 7,278,649

Inventors: Daoud; Bassel H. (Parsippany, NJ), Wiese; Christopher K. (Long Valley, NJ)
Title: Systems and methods for forecasting demand for a subcomponent
Patent Number: 7,280,882

Inventors: Darnell; David Trevor (Great Yarmouth, GB), Hunt; Robert Andrew (Bradwell, GB)
Title: Quick lock wireline valve/blow-out preventor and methods for making and using same
Patent Number: 8,028,755

Inventors: Das; Saumitra Mohan (San Jose, CA), Khorashadi; Behrooz (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Characterizing an indoor structure based on detected movements and/or position locations of a mobile device
Patent Number: 9,148,764

Inventors: Dash; Sanjeeb (Croton on Hudson, NY), Kalagnanam; Jayant R. (Tarrytown, NY), Reddy; Chandrasekhara K. (Ossining, NY)
Title: Method for production design and operations scheduling for plate design in the steel industry
Patent Number: 7,277,768

Inventors: Datta; Vic (Oak Hill, VA), Hodgson; Ralph (Port Ludlow, WA), Polikoff; Irene (Rye, NY), Saxena; Rahul (Penfield, NY)
Title: Computer controlled system for modularizing the information technology structure of a business enterprise into a structure of holonic self-contained modules
Patent Number: 7,281,235

Inventors: David; Jonathan Edward (Rolling Hills, CA), Bolen; Dale W. (Rolling Hills, CA)
Title: Portable microderm abrasion device
Patent Number: 8,025,669

Inventors: Davidson; John B. (Chicago, IL), Moon; C. Robert (Joliet, IL), Charvat; George F. (East Troy, WI), Charvat, legal representative; Jana T. (East Troy, WI)
Title: Coupling mechanisms for detachably engaging tool attachments
Patent Number: 8,024,997

Inventors: Davie; Bruce S. (Belmont, MA)
Title: System for sharing resources among RSVP sessions
Patent Number: 7,281,043

Inventors: Davis; Arlin R. (Yamhill, OR)
Title: Method of reading a remote memory
Patent Number: 7,281,030

Inventors: Dawson; Christopher James (Arlington, VA), Finn; Peter George (Brampton, CA), Houlihan; Stephen James (Burke, VA), Seaman; James Wesley (Falls Church, VA)
Title: Targeted vehicle advertising and entertainment system method
Patent Number: 9,147,192

Inventors: Dayton; Douglas C. (Harvard, MA), Park; Sung K. (Chestnut Hill, MA), Florence; Mark R. (Newton, MA)
Title: Systems and methods of a power tool system with interchangeable functional attachments powered by a direct rotational drive
Patent Number: 8,024,995

Inventors: De Biasi; Attilio (Caledon, CA), Urech; Tim (Thornton, CA), Ballestrin; Luciano (Mississauga, CA)
Title: Vehicle fuel tank mounting assembly and installation method
Patent Number: 9,145,052

Inventors: de Boor; Adam R. (Alameda, CA), Choudhary; Nitu (Mountain View, CA), King; Peter C. (San Mateo, CA)
Title: Application-based protocol and proxy selection by a mobile device in a multi-protocol network environment
Patent Number: 7,277,915

Inventors: De Cleyn; Michel Anna Jozef (Lille, BE), Van Brandt; Sven Franciscus Anna (Nijlen, BE), Gijsen; Henricus Jacobus Maria (Breda, NL), Berthelot; Didier Jean-Claude (Antwerp, BE), Oehlrich; Daniel (Malle, BE)
Title: Substituted bicyclic triazole derivatives as gamma secretase modulators
Patent Number: 9,145,399

Inventors: Deal; Benny J. (Perryton, TX), Dodd; Justin (Perryton, TX)
Title: Methods and systems for delivering lost circulation material into drilling pits
Patent Number: 7,278,804

Inventors: Deb; Krishna K. (Alexandria, VA)
Title: Protein switches incorporating cytochrome C.sub.3 in monolayers and method for producing same
Patent Number: 8,027,824

Inventors: Della-Fera; Gabriel (Greenville, SC), Moors; Thomas (Greenville, SC)
Title: Rotatable component, coating and method of coating the rotatable component of an engine
Patent Number: 9,145,787

Inventors: DeLuca; Lisa Seacat (San Francisco, CA), Jang; Soobaek (Hamden, CT), Krook; Daniel C. (Fairfield, CT)
Title: Pre-transmission contextual electronic message prompting
Patent Number: 9,147,181

Inventors: Deme; Imants (Burlington, CA)
Title: Sulphur pellet comprising H.sub.2S-suppressant
Patent Number: 8,025,724

Inventors: Demidov; Andrey A. (Duxbury, MA), Po; Hong (Sherborn, MA)
Title: Optical fiber and system containing same
Patent Number: 7,277,610

Inventors: Demura; Takayuki (Mishima, JP)
Title: Exhaust gas purification device for an engine
Patent Number: 8,028,517

Inventors: Denn; Andrew (Portslade, GB), May; Nigel (Portslade, GB)
Title: Sleeve connectors for metal girders
Patent Number: 8,028,494

Inventors: Dennis; Charles L. (Woodinville, WA)
Title: System and method for controlling financial transactions over a wireless network
Patent Number: 9,147,185

Inventors: Deschenes; Herman (Boischatel, CA)
Title: Caisson ceiling system
Patent Number: 8,028,481

Inventors: Deshaies; Raymond J. (Claremont, CA), Cope; Gregory (Pasadena, CA), Verma; Rati (Pasadena, CA), Ambroggio; Xavier I. (Pasadena, CA)
Title: Modulation of COP9 signalsome isopeptidase activity
Patent Number: 7,279,317

Inventors: Desie; Guido (Herent, BE), Quintens; Dirk (Westerlo, BE), Muys; Bavo (Eppegem, BE), Mertens; Patrick (Vrasene, BE), De Keyzer; Rene (Waasmunster, BE), Claes; Roland (Dendermonde, BE)
Title: Ink-jet printing system
Patent Number: 7,278,728

Inventors: Detmers; Andreas (Heddesheim, DE)
Title: Method and device for imaging a printing form
Patent Number: 7,280,132

Inventors: Detrick; Mark Steven (Sayre, PA), Fetkovich; John Edward (Endicott, NY), Wilhelm, Jr.; George William (Endwell, NY)
Title: Encryption/decryption of stored data using non-accessible, unique encryption key
Patent Number: 7,278,016

Inventors: Devantier; Allan O. (Canyon Country, CA), Nguyen; An D. (West Hills, CA)
Title: Ceramic metal matrix diaphragm for loudspeakers
Patent Number: 7,280,668

Inventors: Devine; Jeffrey S. (The Woodlands, TX)
Title: Methods and apparatus for treating wastewater employing a high rate clarifier and a membrane
Patent Number: 7,279,100

Inventors: DeVorzon; Barry (Montecito, CA), Towers; Michael (Goleta, CA)
Title: Information management system
Patent Number: 7,277,883

Inventors: Di Gregorio; Luigi (San Jose, CA)
Title: High speed data access memory arrays
Patent Number: 7,280,401

Inventors: Di Lalla; Joseph (Chesterland, OH)
Title: Method of tightening ducts
Patent Number: 8,024,850

Inventors: Diab; Wael William (San Francisco, CA), Boyd; Edward (Petaluma, CA)
Title: Ethernet passive optical network over coaxial (EPoC) system rate mechanism
Patent Number: 9,148,224

Inventors: Diamond; Barry Wayne (Allentown, PA)
Title: Removal of acid mists
Patent Number: 8,025,860

Inventors: Dias De Moraes E Silva; Reynaldo (Brasilia, BR), Hampton; Karl (Washington, DC)
Title: Continuous production process for ethyl esters (biodiesel)
Patent Number: 8,026,381

Inventors: Dideriksen; Tedd (Woodinville, WA), Feller; Chris (Bellevue, WA), Harris; Geoffrey (Seattle, WA), Novak; Michael J. (Redmond, WA), Olson; Kipley J. (Mercer Island, WA)
Title: Methods, system and media players for rendering different media types
Patent Number: 7,278,102

Inventors: Diederich; Chris J. (Novato, CA), Burdette; Everette C. (Champaign, IL)
Title: Apparatus for thermal therapy of prostate gland with ultrasound energy
Patent Number: 8,025,688

Inventors: Diefenbaugh; Paul S. (Portland, OR), Kardach; James (Saratoga, CA), Cooper; Barnes (Tigard, OR), Cline; Leslie E. (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus to quiesce USB activities using interrupt descriptor caching and asynchronous notifications
Patent Number: 7,281,074

Inventors: Diehl; Dirk (Erlangen, DE), Renz; Wolfgang (Erlangen, DE), Weinert; Ulrich (Herzogenaurach, DE)
Title: Magnetic resonance apparatus and operating method for generating a homogenous RF field in the examination volume
Patent Number: 7,279,901

Inventors: Dierkes; Gerhard (Cremlingen, DE), Huster; Mario (Evessen, DE), Jung; Martin (Warberg, DE)
Title: Method for operating a switching hump system and control means for the same
Patent Number: 9,145,151

Inventors: DiFoggio; Rocco (Houston, TX), Walkow; Arnold (Houston, TX), Bergren; Paul (Houston, TX)
Title: Method and apparatus for a high resolution downhole spectrometer
Patent Number: 7,280,214

Inventors: Digele; Jorg (Freiburg, DE)
Title: Heat exchanger
Patent Number: 8,025,095

Inventors: Dillenberger; Donna N. (Yorktown Heights, NY), Osias; Michael J. (Westtown, NY)
Title: Simulation management within a grid infrastructure
Patent Number: 8,027,817

Inventors: DiLorenzo; Daniel John (Ft. Washington, MD)
Title: Methods and systems for predicting future symptomatology in a patient suffering from a neurological or psychiatric disorder
Patent Number: 7,277,758

Inventors: Dinarello; Charles A. (Boulder, CO), Kim; Soo-Hyun (Aurora, CO), Bufler; Philip (Graefelfing, DE)
Title: Method of treatment using a cytokine able to bind IL-18BP to inhibit the activity of a second cytokine
Patent Number: 7,279,155

Inventors: Djikpesse; Hugues A. (Cambridge, MA), Prange; Michael David (Somerville, MA), Khodja; Mohamed-Rabigh (Quincy, MA), Duchenne; Sebastien (Montpellier, FR), Menkiti; Henry (Twickenham, GB)
Title: Selecting a survey setting for characterizing a target structure
Patent Number: 9,146,330

Inventors: Dmytriw; Anthony M. (Dublin, OH)
Title: Method and system for providing a linear signal from a mass airflow and/or liquid flow transducer
Patent Number: 7,280,927

Inventors: Dmytriw; Anthony M. (Freeport, IL), Kilian; Wayne T. (Richardson, TX), Speldrich; Jamie W. (Freeport, IL), Beck; Scott Edward (Murphy, TX), Morales; Gilberto (Arlington, TX), Gehman; Richard William (Hilliard, OH)
Title: Interdigitated, full wheatstone bridge flow sensor transducer
Patent Number: 7,278,309

Inventors: Doatmas; Philip M. (Tucson, AZ), Day; Kenneth F. (Tucson, AZ), Boyd; Kenneth W. (Tucson, AZ), Wolfgang; John J. (Tucson, AZ)
Title: Predictive algorithm for load balancing data transfers across components
Patent Number: 8,027,951

Inventors: Doh; Sang-Hyun (Hwasong-shi, KR), Park; Se-Kang (Songnam-shi, KR), Lee; Ki-Cheol (Suwon-shi, KR), Oh; Yun-Je (Yongin-shi, KR), Kang; Byung-Chang (Yongin-shi, KR)
Title: Optical multi-ring network for burst data communication
Patent Number: 7,280,758

Inventors: Dolezal; Karel (Vidce, CZ), Popa; Igor (Olomouc, CZ), Holub; Jan (Olomouc, CZ), Lenobel; Rene (Stemberk, CZ), Werbrouck; Stefaan (Harelbeke, BE), Strnad; Miroslav (Olomouc, CZ), Zatloukal; Marek (Sumperk, CZ)
Title: Heterocyclic compound based on N.sup.6-substituted adenine, methods, of their preparation, their use for preparation of drugs, cosmetic preparations and growth regulators, pharmaceutical preparations, cosmetic preparations and growth regulators containing these compounds
Patent Number: 7,279,482

Inventors: Donaldson; Alison E. (Louisville, KY), Russell; Abigail E. (Louisville, KY)
Title: Purse
Patent Number: 9,144,277

Inventors: Donaldson; Willie L. (Arlington, VA)
Title: Affiliate manipulation system and method
Patent Number: 8,027,883

Inventors: Donoho; David Leigh (Berkeley, CA), Hindawi; David Salim (Berkeley, CA), Lippincott; Lisa Ellen (Berkeley, CA)
Title: Relevance clause for computed relevance messaging
Patent Number: 7,277,919

Inventors: Douglas; John W. (Lexington, KY), Henry; Darrel L. (Versailles, KY), Gardiner; Samuel W. (Lexington, KY), Moore, Jr.; Jimmy D. (Lexington, KY), Norris; Duane E. (Lexington, KY)
Title: Providing different clock frequencies for different interfaces of a device
Patent Number: 7,278,047

Inventors: Douglas; Terry (Belleville, IL), Douglas; Dorrine E. (Belleville, IL)
Title: Television pocket decorator
Patent Number: 9,145,235

Inventors: Doutre; Colin R. (Vancouver, CA), Nasiopoulos; Panos (Vancouver, CA)
Title: Crosstalk cancellation in 3D displays
Patent Number: 9,148,645

Inventors: Doxsey; Stephen J. (Princeton, MA)
Title: Centrosome proteins and uses thereof
Patent Number: 7,279,566

Inventors: Doyle, Jr.; Ralph T. (Milford, NJ), Kling; Douglas F. (Parisippany, NJ), Rongen; Roelof M. L. (Caliton, NJ), Rotenberg; Keith S. (Danville, NJ)
Title: Treating metabolic syndrome with fenofibrate
Patent Number: 8,026,281

Inventors: Draggie; Raymond Q. (Renton, WA), Maxwell; Scott D. (Renton, WA), Maxwell; Marian D. (Renton, WA), Lemaire; Charles A. (Apple Valley, MN)
Title: Method and apparatus for A.C. outlet having grounds-out receptacles
Patent Number: 7,278,878

Inventors: Draggie; Raymond Q. (Renton, WA), Maxwell; Scott D. (Renton, WA), Maxwell; Marian D. (Renton, WA), Lemaire; Charles A. (Apple Valley, MN)
Title: Electrical outlet having grounds-out receptacles and method
Patent Number: 8,025,527

Inventors: Drake; Donald J. (Rochester, NY), Folkins; Jeffrey J. (Rochester, NY)
Title: Enhanced printer reliability using extra print module
Patent Number: 7,278,699

Inventors: Draper; Jonathan Raven (Richmond, VA), Murray; Roy (Richmond, VA)
Title: Suspension device for strings on a stringed instrument
Patent Number: 7,279,626

Inventors: Drasny; Gabor (Poughkeepsie, NY)
Title: Method and apparatus for encoding binary data as a zero terminated string
Patent Number: 7,280,055

Inventors: Dremelj; Igor (Unterageri, CH), Hohl; Heinz (Baar, CH)
Title: Antenna coupler
Patent Number: 9,147,925

Inventors: Dreps; Daniel M. (Georgetown, TX), Ferraiolo; Frank D. (New Windsor, NY), Friedman; Daniel J. (Sleepy Hollow, NY), Kim; Seongwon (Old Tappan, NJ), Saenz; Hector (Round Rock, TX), Sperling; Michael A. (Poughkeepsie, NY)
Title: Programmable delay element
Patent Number: 7,279,949

Inventors: Dressendorfer; Michael (San Dimas, CA), Higueroa; Bernard A. (Chino Hills, CA), Fink; Peter (Irvine, CA), Ott; Bouasry (Anaheim, CA)
Title: Document storage rack conversion apparatus
Patent Number: 8,025,165

Inventors: Du; Shu (Milipitas, CA), Jia; Zhanfeng (Belmont, CA), Chen; Chin-Hung (San Jose, CA), Zhang; Ning (Saratoga, CA)
Title: Dynamic rate control in WiFi systems
Patent Number: 9,148,816

Inventors: Duarte; Carlos Filipe (Guildford, GB)
Title: Electrochemical apparatus
Patent Number: 9,145,312

Inventors: Duarte; George M. (Saunderstown, RI), Rinaldi; Javier A. (Middletown, RI), Preston; Jonathan S. (Ashaway, RI)
Title: Optical data link
Patent Number: 9,148,221

Inventors: Duarte; Matias G. (San Francisco, CA), DeSalvo; Christopher J. (San Francisco, CA)
Title: System and method of displaying multiple pending notifications in a single window
Patent Number: 7,278,108

Inventors: Dubois; Jean-Luc (Millery, FR)
Title: Method for producing dialkoxy alkanes by partial oxidation of lower alcohols in the presence of a catalyst based on molybdenum and iron
Patent Number: 9,145,349

Inventors: Dubuffet; Thierry (Autretot, FR), Lecouve; Jean-Pierre (Le Havre, FR)
Title: Process for the synthesis of perindopril and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof
Patent Number: 7,279,583

Inventors: Duclos; Brian A. (Kalamazoo, MI), Ewin; Richard Andrew (Kalamazoo, MI), Johnson; Paul D. (Kalamazoo, MI), Johnson; Timothy Allan (Kalamazoo, MI), Kyne; Graham M. (Kalamazoo, MI), Sheehan; Derek James (Kalamazoo, MI), Sheehan; Susan Mary Kult (Kalamazoo, MI), Skalitzky; Donald James (Ann Arbor, MI), Vairagoundar; Rajendran (Kalamazoo, MI)
Title: Phenicol antibacterials
Patent Number: 9,145,355

Inventors: Duddy; Christopher Roy (Londonderry, NH), Foley; Tony (Manchester, NH), Dane; Gary T. (Bow, NH)
Title: Medical instrument sterilization system and method
Patent Number: 9,144,619

Inventors: Duffield; Nicholas G. (Summit, NJ), Lund; Carsten (Berkeley Heights, NJ), Thorup; Mikkel (Florence, MA)
Title: Optimal combination of sampled measurements
Patent Number: 8,028,055

Inventors: Duguay; Louis (Hudson, CA), Chaffai; Rachid (Saint-Hubert, CA), de Varennes; Christian (Ville Mont-Royal, CA)
Title: Assembly of light emitting diodes for lighting applications
Patent Number: 8,025,428

Inventors: Duimovich; Frank (Ottawa, CA), Godin; Benoit (Ottawa, CA), Colasante; Frederico (Ottawa, CA), Hashim; Mohamed (Ottawa, CA)
Title: Method and system for managing performance of data transfers for a data access system
Patent Number: 7,277,938

Inventors: Dunlap; Wayne G. (Austin, TX), Menchaca; Benjamin M. (Austin, TX), Nowakowski; Ryan A. (Austin, TX)
Title: Cloud computing enhanced gateway for communication networks
Patent Number: 9,148,381

Inventors: Dunning; David S. (Portland, OR), Abhayagunawardhana; Chamath (Portland, OR), Drottar; Kenneth (Portland, OR), Jensen; Richard S. (Aloha, OR)
Title: Method and apparatus for receiving data based on tracking zero crossings
Patent Number: 7,280,629

Inventors: Dunsmore; Silas W. (Auburn, CA), Benning; Tom J. (Rocklin, CA), Branscomb; Harvie H. (Carbondale, CO)
Title: Method and apparatus for exchanging sub-hierarchical structures within a hierarchical file system
Patent Number: 8,028,006

Inventors: Dupelle; Michael R. (N. Attleboro, MA), White; Sheldon S. (Brookline, MA), Prew; Paul (S. Attleboro, MA)
Title: ECG/pacing electrodes
Patent Number: 7,277,751

Inventors: Durairajan; Bala (Sugar Land, TX), Terracina; Dwayne P. (Spring, TX)
Title: Stabilizing members for fixed cutter drill bit
Patent Number: 9,145,740

Inventors: Durchholz; Anthony J. (Loveland, OH), Figueroa; Carlos M. (Cincinnati, OH), Kluesener; Matthew F. (Cincinnati, OH)
Title: Method and system for damped acoustic panels
Patent Number: 8,028,802

Inventors: Durica; William John (Morgan Hill, CA), Hajji; M. Amine (San Jose, CA)
Title: Self healing storage system
Patent Number: 7,278,053

Inventors: Durst; Gregory Lee (Indianapolis, IN), Norman; Bryan Hurst (Indianapolis, IN), Pfeifer; Lance Allen (Indianapolis, IN), Richardson; Timothy Ivo (Indianapolis, IN)
Title: Substituted benzopyrans as selective estrogen receptor-beta agonists
Patent Number: 7,279,499

Inventors: Dussaud; Joseph (Vienne, FR), Bouvier; Leonie (Beauvoir de Marc, FR), Chevalier; Fabien (Eyzin Pinet, FR)
Title: Filtering medium, method for making same
Patent Number: 7,278,542

Inventors: Easton; Mark C (New Paltz, NY)
Title: Automatic venting of refillable bulk liquid canisters
Patent Number: 8,028,726

Inventors: Eaton, legal representative; Glynda Williams (Morgan Hill, CA), Eaton; James Howard (Morgan Hill, CA)
Title: Tri-state servowriter driver with slow return to zero
Patent Number: 7,280,294

Inventors: Ebata; Koichi (Tokyo, JP), Furukawa; Hiroshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Route selection in a communications network using combined values of metrics of different characteristics
Patent Number: 8,027,275

Inventors: Ecker; David J. (Encinitas, CA), Hofstadler; Steven A. (Vista, CA), Hall; Thomas A. (Oceanside, CA), Lowery; Kristin Sannes (Vista, CA)
Title: Methods for rapid identification and quantitation of nucleic acid variants
Patent Number: 8,026,084

Inventors: Edamura; Tetsuya (Kawasaki, JP), Takahashi; Kiichiro (Yokohama, JP), Teshigawara; Minoru (Yokohama, JP), Maru; Akiko (Tokyo, JP), Murayama; Yoshiaki (Tokyo, JP), Nakano; Takatoshi (Tokyo, JP), Taira; Hiroshi (Chofu, JP)
Title: Ink jet printing apparatus and ink jet printing method
Patent Number: 8,025,352

Inventors: Eguchi; Ichiro (Akashi, JP)
Title: Recording medium storing data processing program, data processing apparatus and data processing system
Patent Number: 9,148,410

Inventors: Ehrman; John R. (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Translating a non-unicode string stored in a constant into unicode, and storing the unicode into the constant
Patent Number: 7,278,100

Inventors: Eidelman; Shmuel (Rockville, MD)
Title: Pulsed detonation engines for reaction control systems
Patent Number: 7,278,611

Inventors: Ein-Eli; Yair (Haifa, IL), Luder; Daniel (Haifa, IL), Kraytsberg; Alexander (Yokneam, IL)
Title: Process of preparing Grignard reagent
Patent Number: 9,145,341

Inventors: Ein-Gal; Moshe (Ramat Hasharon, IL)
Title: Optimizing intensity maps for plural orientations using segmented radiation fields
Patent Number: 9,144,691

Inventors: Eisen; Lee E. (Round Rock, TX), Floyd; Michael S. (Cedar Park, TX), Strach; Thomas (Wildberg, DE), Wen; Huajun (Austin, TX), Zhou; Tingdong (Austin, TX)
Title: Reducing power grid noise in a processor while minimizing performance loss
Patent Number: 9,146,772

Inventors: El Husseini; Ahmad M. (Redmond, WA), Kashyap; Shawn (Bellevue, WA), Hartley; David J. (Bellevue, WA)
Title: System and method for emulating a telephony driver
Patent Number: 7,277,700

Inventors: Eldridge; Keith (North Easton, MA), Mackay; Brian (Coppell, TX), Johnson; Mark (North Attleboro, MA), Volk; Scott (North Easton, MA), Burke; Kenneth A. (South Easton, MA), Meskonis; Paul (Norwood, MA), Hall; Robert (South Easton, MA), Dardinski; Steven (Westford, MA)
Title: Control system configurator and methods with edit selection
Patent Number: 8,028,272

Inventors: Eldridge; Keith (North Easton, MA), Mackay; Brian (Coppell, TX), Johnson; Mark (North Attleboro, MA), Volk; Scott (North Easton, MA), Burke; Kenneth A. (South Easton, MA), Meskonis; Paul (Norwood, MA), Hall; Robert (South Easton, MA), Dardinski; Steven (Westford, MA)
Title: Control systems and methods with smart blocks
Patent Number: 8,028,275

Inventors: Ellingboe; Bruce S. (Littleton, CO), Kappus; John J. (Denver, CO), Carson; Gary A. (Golden, CO), Kollar; Kevin J. (Ada, MI)
Title: Disposable cartridge for a blood perfusion system
Patent Number: 7,278,981

Inventors: Elliott; Brig Barnum (Arlington, MA)
Title: Streaming content
Patent Number: 7,277,955

Inventors: Ellis; Darwin V. (Ridgefield, CT), Fulton; Charles (Covington, LA), Kandhai; Dhanoolal (Lafayette, LA)
Title: Measuring wellbore diameter with an LWD instrument using compton and photoelectric effects
Patent Number: 7,279,677

Inventors: Ellsworth; Clayton S. (Norfolk, NE)
Title: Belt conveying tension measuring system
Patent Number: 8,024,983

Inventors: Elmieh; Baback (Carlsbad, CA), Ritts; James (San Diego, CA), Durnil; David L. (San Diego, CA), Shah; Maurya (Gujarat, IN)
Title: Offline optimization pipeline for 3D content in embedded devices
Patent Number: 8,026,910

Inventors: Ender; Tobias (Bremen, DE)
Title: Molding tool and method for manufacturing a fiber reinforced plastic aerodynamic aircraft component
Patent Number: 9,144,949

Inventors: Endo; Isao (Kanagawa, JP), Takahashi; Tsutomu (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Biaxial hinge device and portable terminal device
Patent Number: 8,024,843

Inventors: Endo; Takeshi (Shizuoka-ken, JP), Kojima; Takahiro (Shizuoka-ken, JP)
Title: Recording material identification method, toner supply method and image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 7,278,576

Inventors: Engel; Joseph C. (Monroeville, PA)
Title: Circuit breaker including a non-mechanical, electronic status or control circuit
Patent Number: 7,280,337

Inventors: Engel; Markus (Nurnberg, DE), Hoffmann; Reinhard (Erlangen, DE)
Title: Device for controlling and monitoring sequential subsections of an installation
Patent Number: 8,026,810

Inventors: Engelhart; Robert (Redmond, WA)
Title: Interrogate-response communication system with privacy indication
Patent Number: 7,280,819

Inventors: English Darmstadt; Pia J. (Cairo, EG)
Title: Transformable instrument storage case and stand
Patent Number: 8,028,828

Inventors: Erhan; Sevim Z. (Peoria, IL), Adhvaryu; Atanu (Peoria, IL), Sharma; Brajendra K. (Peoria, IL)
Title: Poly(hydroxy thioether) vegetable oil derivatives useful as lubricant additives
Patent Number: 7,279,448

Inventors: Erickson; Donald E. (Stevensville, MI)
Title: Method of operating a laundry treating appliance
Patent Number: 9,145,634

Inventors: Eriksen; Torben (Vissenbjerg, DK)
Title: Mixing faucet
Patent Number: 7,278,446

Inventors: Erlanger; Michael David (Westport, CT)
Title: Efficient market for financial products
Patent Number: 8,027,909

Inventors: Ernsberger; Craig (Granger, IN)
Title: Pressure sensor
Patent Number: 7,278,321

Inventors: Eto; Satoshi (Kawasaki, JP), Matsumiya; Masato (Kawasaki, JP), Ikeda; Toshimi (Kawasaki, JP), Ishii; Yuki (Kawasaki, JP), Kikutake; Akira (Kawasaki, JP), Kawabata; Kuninori (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Semiconductor memory device and method for executing shift redundancy operation
Patent Number: 7,281,155

Inventors: Eustace; Brian (Sierra Madre, CA), David; Dan (La Canada-Flintridge, CA)
Title: Modular rack assembly
Patent Number: 9,144,303

Inventors: Evans; Andrew C (Aliso Viejo, CA)
Title: Test head utilized in a test system to perform automated at-speed testing of multiple gigabit per second high serial pin count devices
Patent Number: 7,278,079

Inventors: Eyal; Aviv (San Francisco, CA)
Title: System and method for media playback over a network using links that contain control signals and commands
Patent Number: 7,281,034

Inventors: Fagan; Mark W (Lexington, KY), Jones; Brian T. (Lexington, KY)
Title: Method of informing a user of an imaging apparatus of an event via a print fade
Patent Number: 7,278,701

Inventors: Falkenberg; Eric (Simi Valley, CA), Kroll; Mark W. (Crystal Bay, MN), Bornzin; Gene A. (Simi Valley, CA)
Title: Subcutaneous cardiac stimulation device providing anti-tachycardia pacing therapy and method
Patent Number: 7,277,755

Inventors: Fallon; Michael F. (Tiverton, RI), Wilde; Myles (Charlestown, MA), Adiletta; Matthew J. (Bolton, MA)
Title: Automated user preferences for a document processing unit
Patent Number: 9,148,532

Inventors: Fang; Ming (Portland, OR), Dubin; Valery (Portland, OR), Lu; Daoqiang (Chandler, AZ)
Title: Large bumps for optical flip chips
Patent Number: 7,279,720

Inventors: Fang; Tsung-Yau (Tao Yun, TW), Shih; Ching-Te (Kaohsiung, TW)
Title: Field sequential color LCD and method for generating 3D images by matching a software optical grating
Patent Number: 9,148,654

Inventors: Feibelman; Jeffrey A. (Providence, RI), Feldman; Andrew S. (Duxbury, MA), Brown; David W. (Cumberland, RI)
Title: Anti-theft ring assembly and method of using the same
Patent Number: 9,144,274

Inventors: Feldmann; Jorg-Uwe (Munchen, DE), Schultz; Reinhart (Unterhaching, DE)
Title: Method for numerically simulating an electrical circuit
Patent Number: 7,277,839

Inventors: Ferlay; Fabien (Taulignan, FR), Gosselin; Florian (Vanves, FR)
Title: Reducing device having a high reduction ratio, robot and haptic interface comprising at least one such reducing device
Patent Number: 9,145,955

Inventors: Fernandez; Hermes A. (Pittsford, NY), Lipinski; Andrew J. (Henrietta, NY)
Title: Timing mechanism for a switchable two-step roller finger follower
Patent Number: 7,278,384

Inventors: Fernsler; Matthew E. (Round Rock, TX), Gloekler; Tilman (Gaertringen, DE), Gupta; Sanjay (Austin, TX), Spandikow; Christopher J. (Austin, TX), Swanson; Todd (Round Rock, TX)
Title: Structure for testing an operation of integrated circuitry
Patent Number: 8,027,825

Inventors: Feth; Josef (Heidenheim, DE), Stabenow; Jurgen (Heidenheim, DE), Feist; Gunter (Gingen/Fils, DE)
Title: Toroidal core and method for producing the same
Patent Number: 7,280,027

Inventors: Fezer; Eberhard (Rudersberg-Steinenberg, DE)
Title: Piston-pin boss of a piston for an internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 7,278,390

Inventors: Fink; James B. (San Mateo, CA), Kadrichu; Nani P. (San Carlos, CA)
Title: Aerosolization device
Patent Number: 9,144,650

Inventors: Finlay; Nathanael (Lehi, UT)
Title: Air freshener canister with pull top
Patent Number: 9,144,621

Inventors: Finot; Marc A. (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Liquid crystal polymer optical filter carrier
Patent Number: 7,280,181

Inventors: Fischer; Charles K. (Grant Township, MI), Pilon; Roger E. (Avoca, MI), Kovac; Zdravko (Chesterfield, MI)
Title: Two component fuel and brake line clip
Patent Number: 7,278,190

Inventors: Fisk; Ian Denis (Loughborough, GB), Massey; Ayse Tulay (Banbury, GB), Hansen; Nick Andrew (Banbury, GB)
Title: Preparation of beverages and liquid food products
Patent Number: 9,145,256

Inventors: Flaherty; John P. (Woburn, MA), Ober; William Scott (Hopkinton, MA)
Title: Replaceable wet-set tactile warning surface unit and method of installation and replacement
Patent Number: 8,028,491

Inventors: Fluga; Eric C. (Dunlap, IL), Savage, Jr.; Patrick W. (Chillicothe, IL), Weber; James R. (Lacon, IL)
Title: Flow sensor
Patent Number: 7,278,411

Inventors: Flynn; Paul Mary (Kingsport, TN), McConnell; Richard Leon (Kingsport, TN), Moolenaar; Hubertus Jacobus Wilhelmus (Dordrecht, NL), Sanders; Timothy Michael (Kingsport, TN)
Title: Polyester resin compositions for calendering
Patent Number: 7,279,123

Inventors: Foge; Volker (Ebensee, AT), Tsioptsias; Zisis (Gmunden, AT)
Title: Friction lining
Patent Number: 8,025,134

Inventors: Fogel; Keith E. (Hopewell Junction, NY), Ghosal; Balaram (Fishkill, NY), Kang; Sung K. (Chappaqua, NY), Kilpatrick; Stephen (Olney, MD), Lauro; Paul A. (Brewster, NY), Nye, III; Henry A. (Brookfield, CT), Shih; Da-Yuan (Poughkeepsie, NY), Zupanski-Nielsen; Donna S. (Yorktown Heights, NY)
Title: Interconnections for flip-chip using lead-free solders and having reaction barrier layers
Patent Number: 8,026,613

Inventors: Foisie; Michael R. (Higganum, CT)
Title: Bed leveling system for dump truck
Patent Number: 8,025,340

Inventors: Foley; Keith (Plantation, FL)
Title: Golf ball ejector for golf cups
Patent Number: 8,025,584

Inventors: Follis; David A. (Hyde Park, NY), Kaczynski; Timothy D. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Sykes; Matthew J. (Poughkeepsie, NY)
Title: Dynamically updating code without requiring processes to restart
Patent Number: 9,146,736

Inventors: Fonfrede; Dominique (Villard d'Hery, FR), Fonfrede; Jean-Baptiste (Mercury, FR)
Title: Severing device with controlled triggering
Patent Number: 8,025,464

Inventors: Foret; Cecile M. (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Pulldown correction for progressive display of audiovisual recordings
Patent Number: 8,027,382

Inventors: Forrest; Earl David (Asheboro, NC), Daniels; James Leroy (Stokesdale, NC)
Title: Wall mounted electrical device cover plate assembly
Patent Number: 9,148,005

Inventors: Forry; John S. (Lancaster, PA), Lehr; Brian C. (Pequea, PA), Dempsey; Dennis M. (Lancaster, PA), Barrall; Jeffery L. (Lititz, PA), Sload; Linda L. (Lancaster, PA), Morris; Christopher L. (Oxford, PA)
Title: Edge coated gaskets and method of making same
Patent Number: 7,278,639

Inventors: Forsberg; Dan (Helsinki, FI)
Title: Secure session keys context
Patent Number: 8,027,304

Inventors: Forsyth; Kevin (Pembroke Pines, FL), Fernandez; Raul U. (Weston, FL), Marquez; Gonzalo (Miami, FL)
Title: Method for packaging bananas for ripening
Patent Number: 8,025,912

Inventors: Foster; Samuel A. (Oberlin, OH), Motika; Franco (Hopewell Junction, NY)
Title: Jitter measurements for repetitive clock signals
Patent Number: 7,277,805

Inventors: Fowler; Veronica (Alton, GB), Knowles; Nick (Aldershot, GB), Barnett; Paul (Windlesham, GB)
Title: Foot and mouth disease virus with increased stability and its use as vaccine
Patent Number: 9,145,548

Inventors: Fox; Robert O. (Knoxville, TN)
Title: Aquarium snail collection system
Patent Number: 8,025,031

Inventors: Fraser; Jamie Stuart (Repton, GB), Thurston, legal representative; Loraine (Melbourne, GB), Thurston, deceased; Robert Richard (Melbourne, GB)
Title: Method and apparatus to measure flow rate
Patent Number: 7,278,325

Inventors: Fraysse, Jr.; John W. (Mechanicsville, VA)
Title: Guided fuse with variable incidence panels
Patent Number: 8,026,465

Inventors: Fredriksson; Christopher James (LaSalle, CA), Bustamante; Eleazar Felipe (Waterloo, CA)
Title: Vehicle head restraint with electromagnetic latch release
Patent Number: 9,145,079

Inventors: Freed; Marcy L. (Marysville, WA), Freed; Leonard A. (Kailua, HI), Christian; Michael O. (Mayfield Heights, OH), Tucker; Howard (Cleveland Heights, OH), Kotton; Bernard (Beachwood, OH), Beytas; Erol M. (Beachwood, OH), Asmar; Marie (Richmond Heights, OH), Dunlay; Ed (Harrison, TN), Kretschmer; Tim (Wabasha, MN)
Title: Treatment of oropharyngeal disorders by application of neuromuscular electrical stimulation
Patent Number: 7,280,873

Inventors: Freedman; Barry L. (Stansbury Park, UT)
Title: Animal training device
Patent Number: 8,025,032

Inventors: Freeman; Brian A. (Brooklyn Park, MN)
Title: Water treatment apparatus
Patent Number: 7,279,098

Inventors: Freeman; Dominique M. (La Honda, CA), Alden; Don (Sunnyvale, CA), Wittig; Michael (Palo Alto, CA), Boecker; Dirk (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Low pain penetrating member
Patent Number: 9,144,401

Inventors: Freeze; Wayne S. (Germantown, TN)
Title: Non-linear, animated, interactive assembly guide and method for controlling production
Patent Number: 8,027,745

Inventors: Friedman; Glenn M. (Redding, CT), Kochersperger; Peter (Easton, CT), Laganza; Joseph (East Norwalk, CT)
Title: Method for transferring and loading a reticle
Patent Number: 7,278,817

Inventors: Friedman; Keith (Santa Barbara, CA), Mihora; Dennis (Santa Barbara, CA)
Title: Vehicle seat with rollover safety features
Patent Number: 7,278,682

Inventors: Frigerio; Alessandro (Capurso, IT)
Title: Swinging blade covering structure
Patent Number: 9,145,732

Inventors: Frisen; Jonas (Stockholm, SE), Janson; Ann Marie (Stockholm, SE), Johansson; Clas (Stockholm, SE), Momma; Stefan (Sp{dot over (a)}nga, SE), Clarke; Diana (Stockholm, SE), Zhao; Ming (Solna, SE), Lendahl; Urban (Sundbyberg, SE), Delfani; Kioumars (Solna, SE)
Title: Method of isolating ependymal neural stem cells
Patent Number: 7,279,332

Inventors: Fuchs; Herbert (Nussbaumen, CH), Nemet; Anton (Lengnau, CH), Wettstein; Hans (Fislisbach, CH)
Title: Method for cooling a gas turbine plant and gas turbine plant for implementing the method
Patent Number: 9,145,774

Inventors: Fujibayashi; Akira (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Method and apparatus for increasing an amount of memory on demand when monitoring remote mirroring performance
Patent Number: 7,278,007

Inventors: Fujikawa; Hiroyuki (Kanagawa, JP), Itakura; Takayuki (Shizuoka, JP), Kobori; Takakuni (Shizuoka, JP), Ishigami; Koh (Shizuoka, JP), Sugahara; Nobuyoshi (Shizuoka, JP), Baba; Yoshinobu (Kanagawa, JP), Tanikawa; Hirohide (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Magnetic carrier and two-component developer
Patent Number: 7,279,262

Inventors: Fujimatsu; Takeshi (Kanagawa, JP), Yamamoto; Hiroyuki (Ishikawa, JP), Fujii; Hirofumi (Kanagawa, JP), Watanabe; Takeshi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Person detection device and person detection method
Patent Number: 9,147,121

Inventors: Fujimura; Hiroshi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Pattern recognition device, pattern recognition method and computer program product
Patent Number: 9,147,133

Inventors: Fujioka; Shinya (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Semiconductor memory device and electronic device
Patent Number: 9,147,441

Inventors: Fujisawa; Tomonori (Tokyo, JP), Satou; Shouji (Kuroiso, JP)
Title: Participant search method in online game or online chat, participant searching device, participant network server, network terminal and computer program
Patent Number: 7,278,921

Inventors: Fujita; Sadao (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 8,027,062

Inventors: Fukai; Akitoshi (Mino, JP), Okui; Yoshihito (Mino, JP), Takeuchi; Toshiaki (Mino, JP)
Title: Seal valve, connection port, mix-feed tube, connection device for liquid infusion circuit, and connection system for liquid infusion circuit that are for medical device
Patent Number: 8,025,646

Inventors: Fukumoto; Masafumi (Kawasaki, JP), Kumazawa; Takeshi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Site evaluation system and site evaluation program storage medium
Patent Number: 7,277,939

Inventors: Funahashi; Takeshi (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Image confirming method
Patent Number: 7,280,670

Inventors: Funakoshi; Masayuki (Hyogo, JP)
Title: Electronic device and method of electronic device for determining power source device
Patent Number: 9,146,261

Inventors: Furnish; Jay B (Bingera South, Queensland, AU)
Title: Apparatus for removing and installing a tie rod
Patent Number: 7,278,340

Inventors: Furukawa; Keiichi (Tokyo, JP), Takashima; Nobuhiko (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Bottom emission type organic electroluminescent panel
Patent Number: 8,026,513

Inventors: Furuno; Hajime (Osaka, JP), Yuzawa; Tomohiro (Osaka, JP), Nishi; Kunio (Osaka, JP), Takenaka; Haruo (Osaka, JP), Kobayashi; Masami (Osaka, JP)
Title: Speaker system
Patent Number: 7,280,667

Inventors: Furuya; Akira (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Air cleaner and engine including the same
Patent Number: 8,025,707

Inventors: Furuyama; Takaaki (Kani, JP), Kawamoto; Satoru (Owariasahi, JP)
Title: Memory system and test method therefor
Patent Number: 7,281,180

Inventors: Fuse; Hiroyuki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 7,280,255

Inventors: Fushiki; Ikko (Sunnyvale, CA), Huang; Ke-Cheng (Cupertino, CA)
Title: System and method for image editing
Patent Number: 7,280,692

Inventors: Futami; Akira (Higashikurume, JP), Kato; Koji (Tama, JP), Okamura; Takashi (Hachioji, JP)
Title: Picture-taking lens unit
Patent Number: 8,026,972

Inventors: Gaccione; Barbara (Tampa, FL), Oberst; Karen (Tampa, FL)
Title: Elevationally-adjustable pet feeding and water bowl holders
Patent Number: 9,144,225

Inventors: Gagliano; Howard (Kingston, TN), Satterfield; Marion M. (Oak Ridge, TN)
Title: Ignition system for internal combustion engine and method for installation of same
Patent Number: 8,028,675

Inventors: Gamache; Yves (Adstock, CA)
Title: Actuator
Patent Number: 9,145,977

Inventors: Gandel; Priscilla (Long Branch, NJ), Lasch; Ellen (New York, NY), Webb; Lisa Ann Morrill (Darien, CT)
Title: Portable electronic music devices with convenient or foldable transaction cards
Patent Number: 7,278,584

Inventors: Ganter Parga; Edmundo (Santiago, CL)
Title: Limited volume waste water SBR treatment system and process
Patent Number: 9,145,317

Inventors: Gao; Meng (Shanghai, CN), Liu; Yang (Shanghai, CN), Mei; Mei (Shanghai, CN), Wu; Jie Ping (Shanghai, CN)
Title: Method and apparatus for storing data
Patent Number: 9,146,682

Inventors: Garcia-Rodenas; Clara Lucia (Forel, CH), Bergonzelli; Gabriela (Bussigny-pres-Lausanne, CH)
Title: Nutritional formulation for promoting catch-up growth
Patent Number: 9,144,250

Inventors: Garg; Ashish (San Jose, CA), Gupta; Pankaj (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Method and device for virtualization of multiple data sets on same associative memory
Patent Number: 7,281,085

Inventors: Gargi; Ullas (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Image segmentation and warping for specialized display viewing
Patent Number: 7,278,117

Inventors: Garner; Philip (Pullman, WA)
Title: Versatile native chemical ligation technologies
Patent Number: 9,145,440

Inventors: Garney; John I. (Portland, OR)
Title: Write-back disk cache
Patent Number: 7,277,993

Inventors: Garst; Blaine (Belmont, CA), Serlet; Bertrand (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: System method and apparatus for authorizing access
Patent Number: 8,027,925

Inventors: Gau; Tsai-Sheng (Hsin-Chu, TW), Lin; Burn Jeng (Hsin Chu, TW)
Title: Method for manipulating the topography of a film surface
Patent Number: 7,279,267

Inventors: Gaultney; Lawrence Doka (Elkton, MD), Rosanio; Louis G. (Wilmington, DE), Visser; David Carlton (Wilmington, DE)
Title: Bag hanger device and bag for product dispensing system for materials
Patent Number: 8,025,259

Inventors: Gaya; Bruce (Palo Alto, CA), Marcy; Scott (Highlands Ranch, CO), Parker; Chris (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Managing distributed computers
Patent Number: 8,028,077

Inventors: Gazdzinski; Robert F. (San Diego, CA)
Title: Optical communication apparatus and methods using pulses having modified propagation speeds
Patent Number: 7,277,636

Inventors: Ge; Ning (Singapore, SG), Peh; Bee Ling (Singapore, SG), Benjamin; Trudy (Portland, OR), Ng; Ken Kiat (Singapore, SG), Gu; Jianhui (Singapore, SG)
Title: Compound slot
Patent Number: 9,144,984

Inventors: Gearhart; Elizabeth (Chatham, NJ)
Title: Weighted undergarment
Patent Number: 8,024,819

Inventors: Gebbie; Ian (Edinburgh, GB), Dennison; Ian (Edinburgh, GB), Haag; Zsolt (Glasgow, GB), Dennison; Keith (Edinburgh, GB)
Title: Method and system for performing effective resistance calculation for a network of resistors
Patent Number: 7,277,804

Inventors: Geddes; David (Fremont, CA), Goh; Hung W. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Systems and methods for controlling flow of message signaled interrupts
Patent Number: 9,146,776

Inventors: Geernaert; Adam (Camberley, GB)
Title: Mobile communications device having rotating display and camera
Patent Number: 7,280,857

Inventors: Gehner; Carsten (Hannover, DE)
Title: Chair
Patent Number: 8,025,335

Inventors: Gehring; Thomas F. J. (Scarborough, CA), Jankowski; Ireneusz (Richmond Hill, CA), Havidic; Dejan (Toronto, CA), McKerrall; Jeffrey A. (Toronto, CA), Hester; Douglas Lim (Scarborough, CA)
Title: Air duct outlets having self-oscillating air deflection members
Patent Number: 7,278,912

Inventors: Genio; Edgar (Santa Clara, CA), Budiarto; Edward W. (Fremont, CA)
Title: Spectrometric metrology of workpieces using a permanent window as a spectral reference
Patent Number: 8,027,031

Inventors: Gerard; Yannick (Kraainem, BE), Leonard; Stephane (Bruxelles, BE), Dougnier; Francois (Boortmeerbeek, BE)
Title: System and method for sealing a tank opening
Patent Number: 7,278,439

Inventors: Gerstmeier; Gunter (Tandern, DE), Sommer; Michael Bernhard (Raubling, DE)
Title: Integrated circuit for regulating a voltage generator
Patent Number: 7,279,881

Inventors: Ghosh; Prosenjit (Portland, OR)
Title: Positioning mechanism for a pen-based computing system
Patent Number: 7,280,348

Inventors: Giamati; Michael J. (Akron, OH)
Title: Aircraft wing with electrothermal deicing and/or anti-icing device
Patent Number: 7,278,610

Inventors: Giberson; Melbourne F. (Glenmoore, PA)
Title: Geared boiler feed pump drive
Patent Number: 8,028,526

Inventors: Gibson; Alex (Ann Arbor, MI), Kolmanovsky; Ilya (Novi, MI), Moorhead; Brian (Willis, MI)
Title: System for transmitting signals between an engine control unit and a valve control unit
Patent Number: 7,277,789

Inventors: Gilbertson; Eric Wright (Cambridge, MA), Yu; Changkuan (Cambridge, MA), Hover; Franz (Somerville, MA), Harris; Dennis (Houston, TX), Arellano; Jose (Houston, TX)
Title: Apparatus for adjusting shape memory alloy transition temperatures to track slowly changing ambient temperature
Patent Number: 9,145,974

Inventors: Giles; D. Ken (Davis, CA), Crowe; Trevor (Saskatchewan, CA)
Title: Real-time electronic spray deposition sensor
Patent Number: 7,280,047

Inventors: Giles; Durham Kenimer (Davis, CA), Stocker; Russell (Davis, CA)
Title: System and method for determining atomization characteristics of spray liquids
Patent Number: 7,278,294

Inventors: Gillam; Andrew (Austin, TX)
Title: Systems and methods for infant stabilization
Patent Number: 9,144,322

Inventors: Gillis; Pamela S. (Jericho, VT), Litten; David D. (Jericho, VT), Oakland; Steven F. (Colchester, VT)
Title: Method and circuit using boundary scan cells for design library analysis
Patent Number: 7,281,182

Inventors: Glass; Michael S. (Conklin, MI), Derks; Harry G. (Holland, MI)
Title: Wireless response system and method
Patent Number: 7,277,671

Inventors: Glasse; Jeff (New York, NY)
Title: Methods and apparatus for panoramic afocal image capture
Patent Number: 9,148,565

Inventors: Gleadowe; John R. Y. (Falmouth, GB)
Title: Displaceable platform structure and method of the displacement thereof
Patent Number: 8,025,462

Inventors: Gliese; Jorg (Munich, DE), Schonauer; Tim (Munich, DE)
Title: Logic basic cell, logic basic cell arrangement and logic device
Patent Number: 7,279,936

Inventors: Gogic; Aleksandar (San Diego, CA), Deshpande; Manoj M. (San Diego, CA), Jain; Nikhil (San Diego, CA), Nanda; Sanjiv (Ramona, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for creating a fingerprint for a wireless network
Patent Number: 9,148,866

Inventors: Gold; Stephen (Bristol, GB)
Title: Managing disk drive replacements on multidisk headless appliances
Patent Number: 7,281,159

Inventors: Goldberg; Itzhack (Hadera, IL), Keller; Michael (Tel Aviv, IL), Lechtman; Moriel (Haifa, IL), Nissan-Messing; Orit (Hod HaSharon, IL), Weissbrem; Eliyahu (Rehovot, IL)
Title: Marking local regions and providing a snapshot thereof for asynchronous mirroring
Patent Number: 9,146,685

Inventors: Golden; John Michael (Pell City, AL)
Title: System and method for accuracy certification of geographical locations on a land tract
Patent Number: 9,146,105

Inventors: Goldstein; Martin (Campbell, CA), Chen; Hau Jiun (Singapore, SG), Tai; Mun Hoong (Singapore, SG), Tan; Choon Pheng (Singapore, SG)
Title: Serial connection riser cards including parallel connection memory modules
Patent Number: 9,148,974

Inventors: Golitschek Edler Von Elbwart; Alexander (Darmstadt, DE), Wengerter; Christian (Kleinheubach, DE)
Title: Method and scheduler for performing a scheduling algorithm with minimum resource parameter
Patent Number: 8,028,287

Inventors: Gologorsky; Steven Phillip (Montville, NJ)
Title: Method and apparatus for powering remote devices
Patent Number: 8,026,824

Inventors: Gomez; Luis E. (Carmel, IN), Hunter; Ricky (Westfield, IN), Shaw; Mike (Carmel, IN), Trullinger; Tony K. (Westfield, IN), Kubiszak; Mary E. (Thorntown, IN)
Title: Synergistic pesticidal compositions and related methods
Patent Number: 9,144,241

Inventors: Goncharov; Anatoly Alexandrovich (Moscow, RU), Kalashnikov; Yury Dmitrievich (Moscow, RU)
Title: Chemical vapor deposition reactor having ceramic lining for production of polysilicon
Patent Number: 9,145,303

Inventors: Gonring; Steven J. (Slinger, WI), Heidel; Bruce A. (Fond du Lac, WI), Bruestle; Claus (Fond du Lac, WI)
Title: Marine vessel steering wheel with integrated throttle control device
Patent Number: 7,278,367

Inventors: Gonzalez; Fernando (Boise, ID), Lowrey; Tyler A. (Boise, ID), Doan; Trung Tri (Boise, ID), Turi; Raymond A. (Boise, ID), Wolstenholme; Graham R. (Boise, ID)
Title: Vertical diode structures
Patent Number: 7,279,725

Inventors: Goodall; Brian L. (Spring, TX), Aravanis; Alex M. (San Diego, CA), Behnke; Craig A. (San Diego, CA), Cranford; Richard J. (San Diego, CA), Sajkowski; Daniel J. (Frankfurt, IL)
Title: Methods of preparing oil compositions for fuel refining
Patent Number: 9,145,528

Inventors: Goodman; Donald J. (Pittsford, NY), Parikh; Satish R. (Rochester, NY), Grabowski; Edward F. (Webster, NY), Torpey; Matthew J. (Pittsford, NY), Hinckel; M John (Rochester, NY), Roetker; Michael S. (Webster, NY), Silvestri; Markus R. (Fairport, NY), Darcy, III; John J. (Webster, NY), Martin; David W. (Walworth, NY), Griffin; Scott J. (Fairport, NY), Santana; Felix J. (Webster, NY), Flanagan; Robert J. (Fairport, NY), Simone; Joellen (Ontario, NY), Yu; Robert C. U. (Webster, NY), Kerwawycz; John P. (Henrietta, NY), Mishra; Satchidanand (Webster, NY)
Title: Polyaniline filled polyimide weldable intermediate transfer components
Patent Number: 7,280,791

Inventors: Goodwin; Francis (Delmar, NY)
Title: Method and arrangement for controlling focus parameters of an exposure tool
Patent Number: 7,279,258

Inventors: Gordon; David C. (Grand Forks, ND), Loeb; Gerald E. (South Pasadena, CA)
Title: Treatments for snoring using injectable neuromuscular stimulators
Patent Number: 7,277,749

Inventors: Gordon; Robert (Torrance, CA)
Title: Passively cooled, high concentration photovoltaic solar cell package
Patent Number: 8,026,440

Inventors: Gorman; Michael P. (Laguna Niguel, CA)
Title: Method of manufacturing a wiring module
Patent Number: 8,028,408

Inventors: Gorshe; Stephen J. (Bellaire, OH)
Title: Replacement roller assembly
Patent Number: 8,028,824

Inventors: Gosling; Harry George Dennis (Bristol, GB)
Title: Submersible vehicle
Patent Number: 8,025,021

Inventors: Goto; Yuji (Minato-ku, JP), Kitaoka; Mikio (Minato-ku, JP), Umezawa; Hiromitsu (Minato-ku, JP), Tokumasu; Tsugio (Minato-ku, JP), Watanabe; Toshihiko (Minato-ku, JP), Mesaki; Akitoshi (Minato-ku, JP), Kato; Takashi (Minato-ku, JP), Hoshikawa; Masaharu (Minato-ku, JP), Nishida; Chiharu (Minato-ku, JP)
Title: Magneto-optical device
Patent Number: 7,280,264

Inventors: Goujon; David (Saint Leger du Bourg Denis, FR), Pardonge; Jean-Marc (Saint Ouen, FR)
Title: Fluid product dispensing valve and fluid product dispensing device comprising same
Patent Number: 7,278,556

Inventors: Graf; Matthias (Bretten, DE), Wolf; Lutz (Darmstadt, DE), Natus; Guenter (Muehltal, DE), Koehler; Karl-Heinz (Hanau, DE)
Title: Dosing hopper
Patent Number: 7,278,551

Inventors: Graham; Nicholas Simon (Greenville, SC), Vincent; Raymond Andrew (Fountain Inn, SC), Nunez; Roberto Anthony (Greenville, SC), Giffin; William Patrick (Greenville, SC)
Title: Load coupling for adjusting torsional natural frequency of a power train
Patent Number: 9,145,923

Inventors: Gramling; David J. (LeCenter, MN), Ardison; Paul L (St. Peter, MN)
Title: Anhydrous ammonia metering manifold with variable orifice distribution assembly
Patent Number: 9,144,191

Inventors: Grandhi; Sudheer A. (Pleasanton, CA), Rudolf; Marian (Montreal, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for providing peer-to-peer communication with network connection
Patent Number: 9,148,902

Inventors: Granger; Russell J. (Hickory, NC), Kaminski; Joseph L. (Hickory, NC)
Title: Transition assembly for high density optical fiber applications and a method of making the same
Patent Number: 7,280,732

Inventors: Granich; William J. (Van Nuys, CA)
Title: Custom messaging gift card system
Patent Number: 8,027,881

Inventors: Grant; Anthony B. (Weston, FL), McKinney; Larry T. (Weston, FL), Brandt; Baron C. (Chelsea, MA), Beck; Benjamin J. (Boston, MA), McLachlan; Oliver B. (Chelmsford, MA)
Title: Carafe with outlet in handle
Patent Number: 7,278,349

Inventors: Grant; Stuart R. (Warsaw, IN), Metzinger; Anthony J. (Winona Lake, IN), Hawkes; David A. (Winona Lake, IN), Berthusen; Andrew H. (Leesburg, IN)
Title: Apparatus for measuring an angle of a guide wire relative to a bone
Patent Number: 8,025,667

Inventors: Greco; Robert J. (Mesa, AZ)
Title: Floating flexible firewall seal
Patent Number: 7,278,258

Inventors: Gresley; Ross (Fort Mill, SC)
Title: Overrunning clutch parking brake actuator
Patent Number: 8,025,129

Inventors: Grez; Joseph (North Bend, WA), Gunderson; David (Everett, WA)
Title: RFID tag for a personal care appliance
Patent Number: 9,147,149

Inventors: Grillo; Lionel (Meylan, FR), Thies; William (Belbeuf, FR)
Title: Method for differential-mode processing of an incident voltage relative to a reference voltage and corresponding device
Patent Number: 7,279,984

Inventors: Grimes; Jeffrey J. (South Burlington, VT), Hogan; Dennis P. (Jericho, VT)
Title: Nozzle alignment tool for a fluid dispensing apparatus
Patent Number: 9,146,090

Inventors: Groll; William A. (McMurray, PA), Schuler; Troy (McMurray, PA)
Title: Magnetic pot rack
Patent Number: 9,144,349

Inventors: Grosset; Robin (Ottawa, CA), Hood; David (London, GB)
Title: Hilbert ordering of multidimensional tuples within computing systems
Patent Number: 9,146,948

Inventors: Gruau; Bertrand (Braux Sainte Cohiere, FR), Zakrzewski; Herve (Verdun, FR)
Title: Method of producing a compression-moulded plastic part comprising a neck which is equipped with a dispensing orifice
Patent Number: 8,025,825

Inventors: Grunkemeyer; Brian M. (Issaquah, WA), Hawkins; Jonathan C. (Seattle, WA), Brumme; Christopher W. (Mercer Island, WA), Kakivaya; Gopala Krishna R. (Sammamish, WA), Olson; Lance E. (Sammamish, WA), Robsman; Dmitry (Bellevue, WA), Sanders, II; Henry L. (Kirkland, WA)
Title: Asynchronous pattern
Patent Number: 7,280,558

Inventors: Gry-Gorowicz; Serge (GY l'Eveque, FR), Gauthier; Patrick (Sennecey le Grand, FR), Coste; Flavien (Auxerre, FR)
Title: Crimping device for electrical crimping and sealed crimping
Patent Number: 8,024,855

Inventors: Grzan; John T. (Brentwood, NY), Grzan; Matt (Brentwood, NY), Montalto; Joseph L. (Ridge, NY)
Title: Linear pressure switch apparatus and method
Patent Number: 8,026,454

Inventors: Gschwind; Michael Karl (Chappaqua, NY), Weigand; Ulrich (Holzgerlingen, DE)
Title: Suppression of table of contents save actions
Patent Number: 9,146,715

Inventors: Guarino; Gregg A. (Rochester, NY)
Title: Encoder runout error correction circuit
Patent Number: 7,280,049

Inventors: Gugerli; Raphael (Kilchberg, CH)
Title: Device for preparing a beverage
Patent Number: 9,144,341

Inventors: Guha; Supratik (Yorktown Heights, NY), Hobbs; Philip C. (Briarcliff Manor, NY), Martin; Yves C. (Yorktown Heights, NY), Sandstrom; Robert L. (Yorktown Heights, NY), van Kessel; Theodore G. (Yorktown Heights, NY)
Title: Solar concentration system
Patent Number: 8,026,439

Inventors: Guia; Antonio (San Diego, CA), Walker; George (San Diego, CA), Xu; Jia (Washington, DC), Yuan; Julian (San Diego, CA), Wu; Lei (San Diego, CA), Huang; Mingxian (San Diego, CA)
Title: High-density ion transport measurement biochip devices and methods
Patent Number: 9,146,221

Inventors: Gupta; Rajarshi (Sunnyvale, CA), Garin; Lionel James (Palo Alto, CA), Khorashadi; Behrooz (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Methods and apparatuses for mobile station centric determination of positioning assistance data
Patent Number: 9,148,763

Inventors: Gupta; Suneel K. (Palo Alto, CA), Guinta; Diane R (Palo Alto, CA), Christopher; Carol A. (Palo Alto, CA), Saks; Samuel R. (Palo Alto, CA), Hamel; Lawrence G. (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Methods and devices for providing prolonged drug therapy
Patent Number: 9,144,549

Inventors: Gut; Hubert (Udligenswil, CH)
Title: Elevator installation with a device for furnishing a temporary protective space, a method for mounting the device and a method for furnishing the temporary protective space
Patent Number: 7,278,517

Inventors: Guterman; Daniel C. (Fremont, CA), Mokhlesi; Nima (Los Gatos, CA), Fong; Yupin (Fremont, CA)
Title: Bitline governed approach for programming non-volatile memory
Patent Number: 7,280,408

Inventors: Gutierrez; Roman C. (Arcadia, CA), Calvet; Robert J. (Pasadena, CA)
Title: Integrated lens barrel
Patent Number: 9,146,445

Inventors: Guttman; Edward (New York, NY), Pollack; Mark (New York, NY), Perrello; Jim (Madison, NJ), Hakim; Jawaid (Brooklyn, NY), Hector; Robert (New Brunswick, NJ), Pein; Howard (Harrison, NY)
Title: Fixed-income system for managing pre-trade activity
Patent Number: 8,027,907

Inventors: Ha; Sang-Won (Daejeon, KR), Rhee; Byoung-Ho (Daejeon, KR), Kim; Keun-Ho (Daejeon, KR), Shin; Kyoung-Up (Chungcheongbuk-do, KR), Yang; Dek-Gin (Chungcheongbuk-do, KR)
Title: Printed circuit board including waveguide and method of producing the same
Patent Number: 7,280,716

Inventors: Ha; Young Hun (Kumi-shi, KR), Soh; Jae Moon (Kumi-shi, KR), Kim; Jong Woo (Kyoungsangbuk-do, KR)
Title: Liquid crystal display and fabricating method thereof
Patent Number: 7,280,168

Inventors: Habashi; Hisashi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus having liquid droplet detection unit
Patent Number: 8,025,356

Inventors: Haberlein; Jurgen (Murrhardt, DE)
Title: Suction device/blower
Patent Number: 7,279,021

Inventors: Hack; Alexander (Biberach, DE), Zeller; Uwe (Biberach, DE), Weber; Klaus (Grodt, DE), Rickert; Martin (Bad Wurzach-Haidgau, DE)
Title: X-ray apparatus with positioning measures
Patent Number: 7,278,787

Inventors: Hackner; Michael (92331 Parsberg, DE), Ernst; Roland (91052 Erlangen, DE), Hohe; Hans-Peter (91332 Heiligenstadt, DE)
Title: Circuit and method for processing a supply voltage with voltage peaks
Patent Number: 7,279,872

Inventors: Haga; Hisao (Wako, JP), Suzuki; Norio (Wako, JP), Wada; Katsuji (Wako, JP), Komatsu; Nobuhiro (Wako, JP)
Title: Sulfur purge control device for an internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 8,028,518

Inventors: Hagio; Yoshinori (Mie, JP), Okamoto; Yosuke (Mie, JP)
Title: EUV mask
Patent Number: 9,146,458

Inventors: Hahn; Klaus (Kirchheim, DE), Khazova; Elena (Mannheim, DE), Sandler; Jan Kurt Walter (Heidelberg, DE), Fricke; Marc (Osnabruck, DE), Sommer; Maria-Kristin (Wachenheim, DE), Hingmann; Roland (Ladenburg, DE)
Title: Vacuum insulation panels comprising nanoporous polymer particles
Patent Number: 9,145,674

Inventors: Hahn; Wolfgang (Donaustauf, DE)
Title: Conveying device
Patent Number: 8,028,815

Inventors: Hakkani-Tur; Dilek Z. (Morris Plains, NJ), Riccardi; Giuseppe (Hoboken, NJ)
Title: System and method of word graph matrix decomposition
Patent Number: 7,277,850

Inventors: Hales; Rex K. (Riverton, UT), Harper; Marcellus C. (Kaysville, UT), Johancsik; Tracy (Murray, UT), Haque; Yusuf (Woodside, CA)
Title: Current mode analog-to-digital converter
Patent Number: 8,026,838

Inventors: Halimaoui; Aomar (La Terrasse, FR), Bensahel; Daniel (Grenoble, FR)
Title: Process for fabricating strained layers of silicon or of a silicon/germanium alloy
Patent Number: 7,279,404

Inventors: Hall; Bernard J. (Elizabeth, NJ), Kapp; Francois B. (Kommetjie, ZA)
Title: Position sensing device
Patent Number: 7,277,817

Inventors: Hall; David R. (Provo, UT), Turner; Paula (Pleasant Grove, UT), Lundgreen; David (Provo, UT)
Title: Displaceable plug in a tool string filter
Patent Number: 8,028,768

Inventors: Hallak; Jalal (Vienna, AT)
Title: Inverter circuit and method for operating the inverter circuit
Patent Number: 8,027,179

Inventors: Hallundb.ae butted.k; Jorgen (Gr.ae butted.sted, DK), Hazel; Paul (Aberdeen, GB)
Title: Subsea well intervention module
Patent Number: 9,145,761

Inventors: Halse; Helge-Ruben (Kristiansand S., NO)
Title: Pipe joint lubrication device
Patent Number: 8,025,024

Inventors: Hamann; Hendrik F. (Mohegan Lake, NY), Martin; Yves C. (Ossining, NY), Wickramasinghe; Hemantha K. (Chappaqua, NY)
Title: Optical storage system using an antenna for recording information data to a phase-change type medium
Patent Number: 7,280,297

Inventors: Hamatani; Takashi (Nishikamo-gun, JP)
Title: Load drive device and vehicle equipped with the same
Patent Number: 8,027,181

Inventors: Hamilton; Linda A. (Walbridge, OH), Nye; Rita K. (Maumee, OH), Steinman; Charlotte S. (Toledo, OH)
Title: Patient gown
Patent Number: 8,028,346

Inventors: Hammerschmidt; Dirk (Villach, AT), Leteinturier; Patrick (Munich, DE), Granig; Wolfgang (Sachsenburg, AT)
Title: Angle measurement system
Patent Number: 8,024,956

Inventors: Hammonds; Carl L. (Humble, TX)
Title: Metering pump
Patent Number: 7,278,836

Inventors: Han; In Hee (Changwon-si, KR), Son; Won Tug (Seoul, KR)
Title: Exhaust structure for clothes dryer in apartment building
Patent Number: 8,024,871

Inventors: Han; Kyungsook (Incheon, KR), Ju; Byong-Hyon (Incheon, KR)
Title: Method for visualizing large-scale protein interaction data
Patent Number: 7,280,921

Inventors: Han; Xianlin (Clayton, MO)
Title: Lipid profile as a biomarker for early detection of neurological disorders
Patent Number: 8,026,099

Inventors: Hanley; Roger T. (Great Falls, VA), Becker; Robert M. (Centerville, VA), Lyons; Steven S. (Herndon, VA), Ramer; David P. (Reston, VA), Robbins; Jonathan A. (Ashburn, VA), Sanders; Chad N. (Ashburn, VA), Phipps; J. Michael (Springfield, VA)
Title: Heat sinking and flexible circuit board, for solid state light fixture utilizing an optical cavity
Patent Number: 8,028,537

Inventors: Hansen; Victor D. (Rockford, MI), Raimer; George E. (Saranac, MI), Cramblet; Michael J. (Muskegon, MI), Vos; Kristie L. (Marne, MI)
Title: Composite package
Patent Number: 9,145,246

Inventors: Hanson; Mark T. (Lynnwood, WA), Sherman; Nathan C. (Bellevue, WA), Featherston; Lord Nigel (Redmond, WA), Casebolt; Mark W. (Seattle, WA), Drake; Victor P. (Redmond, WA), Mullins; Keith (Kent, WA), Holo; David L. (Spanaway, WA), Lipscomb; Terry M. (Bellevue, WA)
Title: Method and apparatus for detecting the type of interface to which a peripheral device is connected
Patent Number: 7,277,966

Inventors: Hanzawa; Toyoharu (Mitaka, JP)
Title: Three-dimensional image observation microscope system
Patent Number: 7,280,274

Inventors: Happ; Thomas (Tarrytown, NY)
Title: Integrated circuit including a memory apparatus and production method
Patent Number: 8,026,123

Inventors: Hara; Fumi (Takasaki, JP), Otsu; Takeshi (Takasaki, JP), Matsuda; Isao (Takasaki, JP), Katoh; Shingo (Takasaki, JP), Satoh; Masashi (Takasaki, JP)
Title: Optical information recording medium
Patent Number: 8,025,947

Inventors: Hara; Seiichi (Tokyo, JP), Tabata; Kiminobu (Tokyo, JP), Kai; Takeshi (Saitama, JP), Fukui; Tsutomu (Saitama, JP), Shinmura; Masaru (Saitama, JP), Inazu; Tadashi (Saitama, JP), Takahashi; Shigeki (Saitama, JP)
Title: Connector in which two housings holding a cable are firmly engaged with each other
Patent Number: 7,278,876

Inventors: Harris; Curtis C. (Garrett Park, MD), Pedeux; Remy (Chevy Chase, MD), Nagashima; Makoto (Sakura, JP), Shiseki; Masayuki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Tumor suppressor gene, p28ING5
Patent Number: 8,026,350

Inventors: Harris; James C. (Bahama, NC)
Title: Grease shield smoke assembly
Patent Number: 9,144,244

Inventors: Harrison; James J. (Bernville, PA), Gianfalla; Joseph G. (Tampa, FL)
Title: Molded plastic conveyor chain member for processing poultry
Patent Number: 7,278,536

Inventors: Hart; Carl (Golden, CO)
Title: Anti-backflow urinary device
Patent Number: 8,025,651

Inventors: Hart; Daniel R. (Sugar Land, TX)
Title: Casing manipulation assembly with hydraulic torque locking mechanism
Patent Number: 9,145,734

Inventors: Hartford; Wayne (Santa Clarita, CA)
Title: Apparatus for a door latch
Patent Number: 9,145,719

Inventors: Harwood; James (Stow, OH), Oziomek; James (Cuyanoga Falls, OH), Lawson; David F. (Uniontown, OH), Hall; James E. (Mogadore, OH)
Title: Method of converting anionic living end to protected free radical living end and applications thereof
Patent Number: 7,279,527

Inventors: Hase; Eiichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: High-frequency switch circuit device
Patent Number: 7,280,006

Inventors: Hasegawa; Hiroki (Kawasaki, JP), Minai; Katsuhito (Kawasaki, JP), Uematsu; Toshiaki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Apparatus for adjusting use resources of system and method thereof
Patent Number: 8,028,051

Inventors: Hasegawa; Morihito (Kasugai, JP)
Title: Sigma-delta modulator for PLL circuits
Patent Number: 7,279,990

Inventors: Hasesaka; Kiyomi (Kawasaki, JP), Ando; Tatsuhiro (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: System and method for switching a communication path based on disaster information
Patent Number: 9,148,294

Inventors: Hashida; Koichi (Kariya, JP), Morikawa; Yusuke (Inuyama, JP), Naito; Masayuki (Takahama, JP), Kokubo; Koichi (Nagoya, JP)
Title: Vehicle brake system
Patent Number: 8,025,345

Inventors: Hashimoto; Minoru (Chigasaki, JP)
Title: System for controlling total power consumption of plural apparatuses and control method thereof
Patent Number: 9,146,699

Inventors: Haskell; Barin Geoffry (Tinton Falls, NJ), Puri; Atul (Riverdale, NY), Schmidt; Robert Lewis (Howell, NJ)
Title: Systems and methods for playing, browsing and interacting with MPEG-4 coded audio-visual objects
Patent Number: 7,281,200

Inventors: Hassan-Ali; Mudhafar (Rohner Park, CA), Mendelson; Jeff (Petaluma, CA), Rastello; Annie (Rohnert Park, CA), Chen; Li-Sheng (Petaluma, CA), Shilshtut; Radimir (Rohnert Park, CA), Soltani; Sina (Rohnert Park, CA), Moreno; Francisco (Petaluma, CA)
Title: Multicasting system and method for use in an access node's ATM switch fabric
Patent Number: 7,280,542

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: System and process for production of fatty acids and wax alternatives from triglycerides
Patent Number: 8,026,380

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: System and process for production of liquid product from light gas
Patent Number: 8,026,403

Inventors: Hassan; Amer A. (Kirkland, WA), Abhishek; Abhishek (Woodinville, WA), Coberly; Jenelle R. (Monroe, WA), Robinson; Merle Michael (Redmond, WA)
Title: Ultra wide band power save
Patent Number: 7,280,853

Inventors: Hatamiya; Shigeo (Hitachi, JP), Yamagishi; Masahiko (Hitachi, JP), Yokomizo; Osamu (Tokai, JP), Noguchi; Yoshiki (Hitachi, JP), Tsukamoto; Moriaki (Tokai, JP)
Title: Gas turbine installation
Patent Number: 7,278,255

Inventors: Hattori; Hiroshi (Gifu-ken, JP)
Title: Image processing device
Patent Number: 7,280,234

Inventors: Havens; William H. (Syracuse, NY)
Title: Control systems for adaptive lens
Patent Number: 8,027,095

Inventors: Hawkins; Jeffery Scott (Farmington Hills, MI), Letang; Dennis Michael (Canton, MI)
Title: Method of enhancing accelerator pedal safety interlock feature
Patent Number: 7,280,907

Inventors: Hayakawa; Motomu (Shiojiri, JP), Nebashi; Isao (Tatsuno-Machi, JP), Kai; Masaru (Shiojiri, JP)
Title: Data updating method and related information processing device
Patent Number: 7,280,996

Inventors: Hayashi; Kakeru (Aichi, JP)
Title: Folded sheet pressing device, sheet processing apparatus, and image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 9,144,953

Inventors: Hayashi; Kenkichi (Saitama, JP), Tanaka; Seiji (Saitama, JP), Kawai; Tomoyuki (Saitama, JP), Kurahashi; Hidekazu (Saitama, JP), Kawamura; Noriko (Saitama, JP), Horii; Hirofumi (Saitama, JP)
Title: Imaging device, method for controlling imaging device, and storage medium storing a control program where a basic color filter array pattern is repeated to reduce false color generation when image is thinned
Patent Number: 9,148,634

Inventors: Hayashi; Nobuhiko (Osaka, JP), Kunisato; Tatsuya (Takatsuki, JP), Ohbo; Hiroki (Hirakata, JP), Yamaguchi; Tsutomu (Nara, JP)
Title: Method of forming a nitride-based semiconductor
Patent Number: 7,279,344

Inventors: Hays; David S. (Woodbury, MN), Danielson; Michael E. (St. Paul, MN), Gerster; John F. (Woodbury, MN), Niwas; Shri (Maple Grove, MN), Prince; Ryan B. (St. Paul, MN), Kshirsagar; Tushar A. (Woodbury, MN), Heppner; Philip D. (Forest Lake, MN), Moser; William H. (Edina, MN), Moseman; Joan T. (Lake Elmo, MN), Radmer; Matthew R. (Robbinsdale, MN), Kavanagh; Maureen A. (Stanchfield, MN), Strong; Sarah A. (Louisville, CO), Bonk; Jason D. (Hudson, WI)
Title: Pyrazolopyridines and analogs thereof
Patent Number: 9,145,410

Inventors: He; Jun (Beijing, CN), Jea; Tsai-Yang (Poughkeepsie, NY), Mincher; Gary J. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Xue; Hanhong (Wappingers Falls, NY)
Title: Responding to a timeout of a message in a parallel computer
Patent Number: 9,146,771

Inventors: Hebert; Stephen (San Francisco, CA), Levine; Marc-Alan (Pottstown, PA), Leynov; Aleksandr (Walnut Creek, CA)
Title: Radially expandable stent
Patent Number: 9,144,508

Inventors: Hedo; Marc (Colmar-Berg, LU), Dahlberg; Johan Peter (Luxembourg, LU), Allen; Walter Dale (Akron, OH), Colantonio; Laurent Luigi Domenico (Bastogne, BE), Corvasce; Filomeno Gennaro (Mertzig, LU)
Title: Asymmetrical pneumatic run-flat tire
Patent Number: 7,278,455

Inventors: Heil; Timothy Hume (Rochester, MN), Rose; James Allen (Rochester, MN), Wottreng; Andrew Henry (Rochester, MN)
Title: Using an index value located on a page table to index page attributes
Patent Number: 8,028,118

Inventors: Hein; Thomas (Munchen, DE), Tauber; Andreas (Unterschlei.beta.heim, DE)
Title: Integrated circuit for receiving data
Patent Number: 8,026,959

Inventors: Heiner; Andreas (Espoo, FI), Balandin; Sergey (Helsinki, FI)
Title: Dynamic load distribution using local state information
Patent Number: 7,280,482

Inventors: Hekmatpour; Amir (Cary, NC)
Title: Methods, systems, and media for management of functional verification
Patent Number: 7,278,056

Inventors: Helbing; Ulrich (Burscheid, DE), Stausberg; Georg (Remscheid, DE), Alexander; Jorg (Remscheid, DE), Hasenburg; Jurgen (Radevormwald, DE)
Title: Apparatus and method for injecting a liquid dye into a polymer melt
Patent Number: 7,278,776

Inventors: Helferich; Richard J. (Encinitas, CA)
Title: Systems and methods for delivering information to a communication device
Patent Number: 7,277,716

Inventors: Helferich; Richard J. (Encinitas, CA)
Title: Paging transceivers and methods for selectively retrieving messages
Patent Number: 7,280,838

Inventors: Hellberg; Richard (Huddinge, SE), Klingberg; Mats (Enskede, SE)
Title: Composite power amplifier
Patent Number: 7,279,971

Inventors: Helsper; David (Marietta, GA), Huard; Jean-Francois (New York, NY), Homoki; David (Marietta, GA), Rasmussen; Amanda (Atlanta, GA), Jannarone; Robert (San Diego, CA)
Title: Method and system for analyzing and predicting the performance of computer network using time series measurements
Patent Number: 7,280,988

Inventors: Hemmeter; Georg (Erlangen, DE), Schwesig; Gunter (Erlangen, DE)
Title: Device for transferring light signals between two elements relatively movable to one another
Patent Number: 8,026,474

Inventors: Hempel; Eckhard (Furth, DE)
Title: CT system and method for phase-contrast and absorption imaging
Patent Number: 8,027,428

Inventors: Hemphill; Jeffrey (Copley, OH)
Title: Dual torque path transmission with switchable radially displacing one-way clutch and fluid coupling brake
Patent Number: 8,025,603

Inventors: Henderson; D. Gregory (San Jose, CA)
Title: Magnetic levitation of a stationary or moving object
Patent Number: 9,148,077

Inventors: Hendrickson; Brent D. (Northville, MI)
Title: Method of monitoring a dosing agent supply for treating exhaust
Patent Number: 8,024,920

Inventors: Hennings; David R. (Roseville, CA), Goldman; Mitchel P. (Roseville, CA)
Title: Treatment of cellulite and adipose tissue with mid-infrared radiation
Patent Number: 9,144,463

Inventors: Henry; Louis F. (Scarsdale, NY), Cohen; Justin (Brooklyn, NY)
Title: Flashlight with integrated clamp handle
Patent Number: 8,025,420

Inventors: Henton; Caroline G. (Santa Cruz, CA)
Title: Automated creation of phonemic variations
Patent Number: 7,277,851

Inventors: Heo; Jeong (Busan, KR)
Title: Carbon-containing refractory composition containing no resinous binder
Patent Number: 8,026,191

Inventors: Hermida Cruz; Lisset (Ciudad de La Habana, CU), Rodriguez Diaz; Rayner (Ciudad de La Habana, CU), Lazo Vazquez; Laura (Ciudad de La Habana, CU), Zulueta Morales; Aida (Ciudad de La Habana, CU), Lopez Abarrategui; Carlos (Ciudad de La Habana, CU), Valdes Prado; Iris (Ciudad de La Habana, CU), Silva Rodriguez; Ricardo de la C. (Ciudad de La Habana, CU), Chinea Santiago; Glay (Ciudad de La Habana, CU), Guillen Nieto; Gerardo Enrique (Ciudad de La Habana, CU), Guzman Tirado; Maria Guadalupe (Ciudad de La Habana, CU), Sierra Vazquez; Beatriz de la Caridad (Ciudad de La Habana, CU), Espinosa Perez; Raul Rafael (Ciudad de La Habana, CU)
Title: Chimeric proteins that induce effects directed against viruses
Patent Number: 7,279,164

Inventors: Herrick; Todd W. (Tecumseh, MI), Bunch; Rick L. (Tecumseh, MI), Erisgen; Sukru (Tecumseh, MI)
Title: Compressor assemblies with improved mounting support and method of mounting such compressor assemblies
Patent Number: 7,278,834

Inventors: Herschbach; Christof (Muenster, DE), Kasselmann; Gerd (Hagen, DE), Frische; Holger (Hasbergen, DE)
Title: Take-off unit
Patent Number: 7,279,125

Inventors: Hesl; Stefan (Eschenbach, DE), Will; Thomas (Kemnath, DE)
Title: Carriage with pivoted brace for a cable connection
Patent Number: 8,025,440

Inventors: Hichri; Habib (Poughkeepsie, NY), Larsen; Kimberly A. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Maynard; Helen L. (Hopewell Junction, NY), Petrarca; Kevin S. (Newburgh, NY)
Title: Like integrated circuit devices with different depth
Patent Number: 7,279,426

Inventors: Hickey; Mark J (Rochester, MN), Muff; Adam J (Rochester, MN), Tubbs; Matthew R (Rochester, MN), Wait; Charles D (Byron, MN)
Title: Data dependent instruction decode
Patent Number: 8,028,153

Inventors: Hii; Kuong Hua (Singapore, SG), Cline; Danny R. (Dallas, TX), Powell; Theo J. (Dallas, TX)
Title: Built-in self-test arrangement for integrated circuit memory devices
Patent Number: 7,278,078

Inventors: Hilerio; Israel (Irving, TX), Chakravarthy; Vijayasarathy S. (Irving, TX), Sagar; Ajit (Coppell, TX)
Title: Electronic marketplace communication system
Patent Number: 7,277,863

Inventors: Hill; Henry A. (Tucson, AZ), Womack; Gary (Tucson, AZ)
Title: Interferometry systems and methods of using interferometry systems
Patent Number: 7,280,223

Inventors: Hillbratt; Martin Evert Gustaf (Lindome, SE), Hojlund; Mats (Molnlycke, SE)
Title: Feedback path evaluation implemented with limited signal processing
Patent Number: 9,148,734

Inventors: Hillis; W. Daniel (Encino, CA), Howe; Russel (Montrose, CA)
Title: Switching/lighting correlation system
Patent Number: 7,277,930

Inventors: Hinman; Jeremy D. F. (Palo Alto, CA), Kaiser; Rolf W. (Redwood City, CA), Stanfield; Geoffrey R. (Palo Alto, CA), Deeds; Paul (Berkeley, CA), Flannery; Frank (San Francisco, CA), Revelli; David (Berkeley, CA)
Title: Classification and use of classifications in searching and retrieval of information
Patent Number: 7,279,629

Inventors: Hirai; Chie (Ibaraki, JP), Takaichi; Kenji (Yao, JP), Tanimoto; Yasuaki (Nishinomiya, JP)
Title: Refrigerator
Patent Number: 7,278,279

Inventors: Hirai; Yasuyuki (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Recording apparatus performing skew correction
Patent Number: 8,025,289

Inventors: Hiraiwa; Yuri (Sagamihara, JP), Maki; Nobuhiro (Yokohama, JP), Ninose; Kenta (Yokohama, JP), Miyata; Katsuhisa (Yokohama, JP), Iwamura; Takashige (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Computer system for remote copy
Patent Number: 7,281,098

Inventors: Hiroki; Masaaki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Display device
Patent Number: 7,280,093

Inventors: Hiroki; Masaaki (Kanagawa, JP), Shibata; Noriko (Kanagawa, JP), Yamazaki; Shunpei (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Thin film formation apparatus and method of manufacturing self-light-emitting device using thin film formation apparatus
Patent Number: 7,279,194

Inventors: Hirose; Mitsuaki (Shizuoka, JP), Sugino; Akihiro (Shizuoka, JP), Toriu; Noboru (Shizuoka, JP), Shimoyama; Keisuke (Shizuoka, JP), Asano; Tomoharu (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Photoreceptor, method for preparing photoreceptor, and image forming apparatus and process cartridge using the photoreceptor
Patent Number: 9,146,483

Inventors: Hisakawa; Shinya (Toyonaka, JP), Hasegawa; Yasushi (Toyonaka, JP), Aoki; Toshiaki (Toyonaka, JP), Kusano; Hiroki (Toyonaka, JP), Sano; Masayuki (Toyonaka, JP), Sato; Jun (Toyonaka, JP), Yamawaki; Kenji (Toyonaka, JP)
Title: Cephem compound having catechol group
Patent Number: 9,145,425

Inventors: Hisanaga; Toru (Hamamatsu, JP), Kawamata; Akihiro (Hamamatsu, JP), Uchida; Tomoyuki (Hamamatsu, JP), Oshimizu; Shingo (Hamamatsu, JP)
Title: Exhaust component cover
Patent Number: 8,028,795

Inventors: Hitonishi; Jun (Osaka, JP), Aochi; Akira (Osaka, JP)
Title: Digital broadcasting receiving apparatus
Patent Number: 8,027,654

Inventors: Ho; Bang-Ching (Hsin-Chu, TW), Shih; Jen-Chieh (Yongkang, TW)
Title: System and method for manufacturing semiconductor devices using an anti-reflective coating layer
Patent Number: 7,279,793

Inventors: Ho; Hsu-Feng (Taipei, TW), Wang; Shun-Yung (Chu-Pei, TW)
Title: Apparatus having switchable servo gains and offsets for optical disk drive and method thereof
Patent Number: 8,027,230

Inventors: Ho; Yen-Wei (Taichung, TW), Ko; Pei-Wen (Taichung, TW)
Title: LED illumination lens
Patent Number: 8,025,429

Inventors: Hoban; Adam (Salmon Arm, CA)
Title: Aggregate processing control system
Patent Number: 9,146,554

Inventors: Hobdy; Miles (Fulshear, TX)
Title: Wave energy converter
Patent Number: 8,026,620

Inventors: Hoese; Geoffrey B. (Austin, TX), Russell; Jeffry T. (Cibolo, TX)
Title: Storage router and method for providing virtual local storage
Patent Number: 8,028,117

Inventors: Hofbauer; Peter (West Bloomfield, MI)
Title: Ventilation slots in a cylinder wall
Patent Number: 9,145,845

Inventors: Hoffmann; Sebastian (Neuss, DE), Wasnaire; Pierre (Dusseldorf, DE), Wachendorff-Neumann; Ulrike (Neuwied, DE)
Title: Active compound combinations
Patent Number: 9,144,238

Inventors: Hofmann; Martin John (Stroud, GB)
Title: Chromatography methods and chromatography apparatus
Patent Number: 7,279,094

Inventors: Hofmann; Richard Gerard (Cary, NC), Schaffer; Mark Michael (Cary, NC)
Title: Method and apparatus for transmitting memory pre-fetch commands on a bus
Patent Number: 8,028,143

Inventors: Hogge; Matthew F. (New Bedford, MA), Lutz; Mitchell E. (Fairhaven, MA)
Title: Non-ionomeric silane crosslinked polyolefin golf ball layers
Patent Number: 7,279,529

Inventors: Hoke; Jeffrey Barmont (North Brunswick, NJ), Buelow; Mark Thomas (Phillipsburg, NJ), Kauffman; John Joseph (Hazlet, NJ)
Title: Hydrocarbon adsorption trap for controlling evaporative emissions from EGR valves
Patent Number: 7,278,410

Inventors: Holden; James M (Valley Center, CA), Levin; Stephen E (Poway, CA), Nickel; James O (Dayton, MD), Wrench; Edwin H (San Diego, CA)
Title: Methods of operating a portable communications device with enhanced security
Patent Number: 8,028,067

Inventors: Holloway; J. Michael (Austin, TX), Shiffman; Samuel R. (Austin, TX)
Title: Centralized server obtaining security intelligence knowledge by analyzing VoIP bit-stream
Patent Number: 8,027,841

Inventors: Holmes; Alan G. (Clarkston, MI), Schmidt; Michael R. (Carmel, IN), Klemen; Donald (Carmel, IN), Hendrickson; James D. (Belleville, MI), Sowul; Henryk (Novi, MI)
Title: Electrically variable transmission with selective fixed ratio operation
Patent Number: 7,278,941

Inventors: Holmes; Jon Denis (Kent, GB), Hattersley; Simon Richard (Kent, GB), Gilkes; Andrew (Kent, GB)
Title: Multiple beam source for a multi-beam interferometer and multi-beam interferometer
Patent Number: 8,027,042

Inventors: Holub; Richard A. (Rochester, NY)
Title: System and method for calibrating color printers
Patent Number: 7,280,251

Inventors: Hon; Schang-Jing (Pa Te, TW), Huang; Jenn-Bin (Tai Chung Hsienm, TW)
Title: Method for manufacturing a light-emitting structure of a light-emitting device (LED)
Patent Number: 7,279,347

Inventors: Hong; Feng (Foster City, CA)
Title: Contextual input method
Patent Number: 8,028,230

Inventors: Hong; Gyung Hee (Seoul, KR), Park; Tah Joon (Gyunggi-do, KR), Lee; Sang Ho (Gyunggi-do, KR), Kwon; Yong Il (Gyunggi-do, KR)
Title: Touch sensing apparatus and method thereof
Patent Number: 9,146,643

Inventors: Hong; Qi He (Bracknell, GB), Baumberg; Adam Michael (Bracknell, GB), Lyons; Alexander Ralph (Bracknell, GB)
Title: Apparatus and method for generating texture maps for use in 3D computer graphics
Patent Number: 7,280,106

Inventors: Honkura; Yoshinobu (Aichi, JP), Tsuchida; Katsuhiko (Aichi, JP), Aoyama; Hitoshi (Aichi, JP), Kako; Eiji (Aichi, JP)
Title: Magnetic compass
Patent Number: 7,278,219

Inventors: Hoppe; Hugues H. (Redmond, WA)
Title: Regional progressive meshes
Patent Number: 7,280,109

Inventors: Horlacher; Peter (Bellenberg, DE), Gierke; Jurgen (Illertissen/Betlinshausen, DE), Timmermann; Franz (Illertissen, DE), Albiez; Wolfgang (Illertissen, DE), Hofmann; Alois (Illertissen, DE)
Title: Sterol ester powder
Patent Number: 9,144,545

Inventors: Horn; Terry (Mustang, OK), Horn; Jerry (Mustang, OK)
Title: Sanitary threaded rod lid dispenser
Patent Number: 8,025,181

Inventors: Hornegger; Joachim (Baiersdorf, DE), Reiss; Joachim (Baiersdorf, DE), Schnoerr; Christoph (Ladenburg, DE)
Title: Computer-supported image reconstruction method for a three-dimensional subject
Patent Number: 7,280,686

Inventors: Horvath; Domonkos (Jestetten, DE)
Title: Granulated material mixture comprising two different granulated materials for artificial callus distraction
Patent Number: 9,144,582

Inventors: Hoshino; Nobuaki (Kariya, JP), Ota; Masaki (Kariya, JP), Kimoto; Yoshio (Kariya, JP), Onishi; Toru (Kariya, JP), Yamazaki; Yusuke (Kariya, JP)
Title: Differential pressure control valve and variable displacement compressor having the differential pressure control valve
Patent Number: 9,145,888

Inventors: Hou; Jack (Sterling, VA)
Title: Decorative humidifier
Patent Number: 8,025,270

Inventors: Hovakimyan; Naira (Smyna, GA), Calise; C. Anthony (Atlanta, GA), Yang; Bong-Jun (Atlanta, GA)
Title: Adaptive output feedback apparatuses and methods capable of controlling a non-minimum phase system
Patent Number: 7,277,764

Inventors: Howard; James V. (Saugus, MA), Frazier; Francis (Belmont, MA)
Title: Systems and methods for recognition of individuals using multiple biometric searches
Patent Number: 7,277,891

Inventors: Howard; Michael L. (Sandy, UT), Harper, Jr.; William R. (Salt Lake City, UT), Rytting; Todd H. (West Valley City, UT)
Title: Audio status communication from an embedded device
Patent Number: 7,280,643

Inventors: Hruby; Victor (Tucson, AZ), Nair; Padma (Tucson, AZ), Yamamoto; Takashi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Bifunctional analgesic compounds for opioid receptor agonists and neurokinin-1 receptor antagonists
Patent Number: 8,026,218

Inventors: Hsu; Rockwell (Phoenix, AZ), Muthukumar; Sriram (Chandler, AZ), He; Jiangqi (Gilbert, AZ)
Title: Integrated inductors and compliant interconnects for semiconductor packaging
Patent Number: 7,279,391

Inventors: Hsu; Windsor Wee Sun (Sunnyvale, CA), Ong; Shauchi (San Jose, CA)
Title: System and method for dividing data into predominantly fixed-sized chunks so that duplicate data chunks may be identified
Patent Number: 7,281,006

Inventors: Hu; Ke-You (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Battery protection circuit
Patent Number: 9,148,014

Inventors: Huang; Chih-Yung (Taichung County, TW), Lo; Kuo-Chang (Miaoli County, TW), Fang; Jen-Hsiang (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Antenna structure configured to RF shieldings
Patent Number: 9,147,934

Inventors: Huang; Chiu-Chu (New Taipei, TW), Shen; Yung-Wei (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Support and packaging box for electronic device
Patent Number: 9,145,227

Inventors: Huang; Hsuan Fu (Taipei, TW), Chang; Tsung Chi (Taipei, TW), Yeh; Shang-Wei (Taipei, TW)
Title: Fixing device for an extension tube of an exercise device
Patent Number: 8,025,455

Inventors: Huang; Jihua (Sterling Heights, MI), Lin; William C. (Birmingham, MI), Chin; Yuen-Kwok (Troy, MI)
Title: Control adaptation of variable gear ratio steering
Patent Number: 8,028,789

Inventors: Huang; Lidu (Contra Costa, CA), Huang; Fu-Ying (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Method of manufacturing a hard-disk drive using a bulk eraser
Patent Number: 8,027,116

Inventors: Huang; Shan-Fu (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Light-emitting diode light source module
Patent Number: 8,026,529

Inventors: Huang; Shuishou (Zhuji, CN), Guo; Jiayi (Zhuji, CN)
Title: Multifunctional BOPP cigarette packaging film and manufacturing method thereof
Patent Number: 9,144,931

Inventors: Huang; Su Shiong (Belleville, WA)
Title: Intelligent document with stored text and image
Patent Number: 9,147,300

Inventors: Huang; Szu-Hai (New Taipei, TW), Kuo; Ching-Ju (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Belt adjusting device of printer
Patent Number: 9,145,954

Inventors: Hubacher; Kenneth E. (Cedar Park, TX), Keshishian; Gregory A. (Austin, TX)
Title: Bicycle support apparatus and method
Patent Number: 9,145,095

Inventors: Huber; Sven (Ainring, DE), Mayer; Hanspeter (Markt Piesting, AT), Moell, legal representative; Brigitte (Gottmadingen, DE), Moell, legal representative; Helmut (Gottmadingen, DE), Mueller; Gerhard (Freilassing, DE), Offenhuber; Michael (Adnet, AT), Moell, deceased; Alexander (Tuttlingen, DE)
Title: Metering valve
Patent Number: 7,278,625

Inventors: Huebl; Steven Jerome (Jordan, MN), Swagel; Darrin Mark (St. Louis Park, MN)
Title: Underwater matching game
Patent Number: 7,278,637

Inventors: Hughes; Adrian (The Hague, NL), Kapoor; Rakesh (Saskatchewan, CA), Fusick; Jeanette M (Saskatchewan, CA)
Title: Fat containing composition
Patent Number: 9,145,534

Inventors: Hughes; Bryan William (Lynnwood, WA)
Title: Method for testing operating system components
Patent Number: 7,278,059

Inventors: Hughes; Christopher J. (San Jose, CA), Chen; Yen-Kuang (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Dynamically re-classifying data in a shared cache
Patent Number: 8,028,129

Inventors: Hugo; Stephen M. (Stewartville, MN), Kelly; Matthew S. (Markham, CA)
Title: Heat transfer device for wave soldering
Patent Number: 9,148,962

Inventors: Hultberg; Lennart (Astorp, SE), Olsson; Jan-Olof (Uddevalla, SE)
Title: Method for blister packing
Patent Number: 8,024,911

Inventors: Hulteen; John C. (Afton, MN), Qiu; Zai-Ming (Woodbury, MN)
Title: Curable compositions, methods of making and using the same, and articles therefrom
Patent Number: 7,279,210

Inventors: Humberto; Orozco Gavaldon (Mexico City, MX)
Title: Modular system of closet inside part or dressing room complement of combinable and adjustable design easily assembled and packed by the user
Patent Number: 8,025,164

Inventors: Humblet; Pierre A. (Cambridge, MA)
Title: Hybrid digital/analog device
Patent Number: 7,280,592

Inventors: Hung; Hsiang-Lin (Beitun District, Taichung City, TW)
Title: Elastic support structure for a human body to lean against
Patent Number: 7,278,688

Inventors: Hung; Shuo-Hui (Taipei, TW), Chen; Ran-Chou (Taipei, TW), Tsai; Tung-Hu (Taipei, TW)
Title: Method for quantifying drug delivery using contrast-enhanced ultrasound
Patent Number: 9,144,414

Inventors: Hussey; Robert M. (Waxhaw, NC), Havens; William H. (Syracuse, NY)
Title: Method and apparatus for compensating for fixed pattern noise in an imaging system
Patent Number: 9,148,551

Inventors: Hutchins; Edward A. (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Arithmetic logic unit temporary registers
Patent Number: 7,280,112

Inventors: Hwang; Dae Sung (Anyang-si, KR), Kim; Il Min (Anyang-si, KR)
Title: Method and apparatus for secure data transmission
Patent Number: 9,148,780

Inventors: Hwang; Eric (San Francisco, CA), Wang; Jinliu (San Jose, CA), White; Richard Longstreth (Los Altos, CA)
Title: System, method and apparatus for filament and support used in plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition for reducing carbon voids on media disks in disk drives
Patent Number: 8,028,653

Inventors: Hwang; Jung Wook (Gyunggi-do, KR), Kang; Byung Hoon (Seoul, KR), Lee; Jung Seok (Gyunggi-do, KR), Lee; Dong Kyun (Seoul, KR), Oh; Won Seob (Gyunggi-do, KR), Park; Jae Hyuk (Gyunggi-do, KR), Park; Chuel Jin (Gyunggi-do, KR), Ko; Hyun Phill (Gyunggi-do, KR), Lim; Soo Cheol (Gyunggi-do, KR), Han; Chul Yeub (Gyunggi-do, KR)
Title: Camera module
Patent Number: 8,027,107

Inventors: Hwang; Kyu Min (Gwangju, KR)
Title: Over current protection apparatus
Patent Number: 9,148,008

Inventors: Hwang; Tae-Hyung (Seoul, KR), Jeon; Hyung-Il (Incheon, KR), Ivan; Nikulin (Tula, RU)
Title: Thin film transistor, method of recovering performance of the same, and liquid crystal display employing the same
Patent Number: 8,026,990

Inventors: Hwang; Yun Sung (Suwon-Si, KR), Jeong; Bong Whoa (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Timing belt system for vehicle
Patent Number: 9,145,829

Inventors: Hyde; G. Douglas (Ottawa, CA)
Title: Quick connecting universal electrical box and wiring system
Patent Number: 7,279,635

Inventors: Hyde; Roderick A. (Redmond, WA), Ishikawa; Muriel Y. (Livermore, CA), Malaska; Stephen L. (Redmond, WA), Tegreene; Clarence T. (Mercer Island, WA)
Title: Systems, devices, and methods including a stand-up wheel chair having automatic stability control
Patent Number: 9,144,526

Inventors: Iborra; Jose (Denia Alicante, ES), Pastor; Oscar (Valencia, ES)
Title: Automatic software production system
Patent Number: 7,278,130

Inventors: Ibrahim; Brima (Aliso Viejo, CA), Walley; John (Ladera Ranch, CA), Bibaud; Scott (Santa Ana, CA), Marholev; Bojko (Irvine, CA), Pai; Prasan (Mission Viejo, CA), Mak; Siukai (Poway, CA)
Title: Method and system for detecting channels suitable for FM transmission in an integrated FM transmit/receive system
Patent Number: 8,027,641

Inventors: Ichihara; Hideaki (Obu, JP), Yamashita; Yoshinori (Kariya, JP), Sugiyama; Kouichi (Nagoya, JP), Oomura; Hidekazu (Hekinan, JP)
Title: Fuel supply system and method for supplying fuel
Patent Number: 8,027,777

Inventors: Ifuku; Toshihiro (Kanagawa, JP), Matsuda; Takanori (Kanagawa, JP), Fukui; Tetsuro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Dielectric thin film element, piezoelectric actuator and liquid discharge head, and method for manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 7,279,825

Inventors: Ihsl; Lucas (Chungcheongnam-do, KR)
Title: Hydraulic power unit including ceramic oscillator and hydraulic engine including the hydraulic power unit
Patent Number: 9,145,883

Inventors: Iitsuka; Takayoshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Storage system, data migration managing system, and data migration managing method
Patent Number: 7,281,107

Inventors: Ikeda; Eiichiro (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Image pickup apparatus and method for controlling the same
Patent Number: 8,026,965

Inventors: Ikeda; Hiroki (Hachioji, JP), Mizutani; Masahiko (Yokohama, JP), Sugawara; Toshiki (Kokubunji, JP), Gohara; Shinobu (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Passive optical network system and optical line terminating apparatus
Patent Number: 8,027,586

Inventors: Ikeda; Shinkichi (Kanagawa, JP), Hirano; Jun (Kanagawa, JP), Aramaki; Takashi (Osaka, JP)
Title: Handover method and mobile terminal and home agent used in the method
Patent Number: 9,148,826

Inventors: Ikeuchi; Hiroyuki (Kanagawa, JP), Matsumura; Takuo (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Remaining sheet volume detecting apparatus and image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 8,025,284

Inventors: Ikeuchi; Tadashi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Semiconductor package having a high-speed signal input/output terminal
Patent Number: 7,279,778

Inventors: Imai; Kanako (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Numerical analysis mesh generation apparatus, numerical analysis mesh generation method, and numerical analysis generation program
Patent Number: 8,026,914

Inventors: Inagaki; Osamu (Aichi, JP), Yoshida; Shinichi (Aichi, JP), Hirose; Eijiro (Aichi, JP)
Title: Detection signal output device
Patent Number: 9,148,255

Inventors: Ingram; Anthony L. (Guthrie, OK), Burgess; Calvin (Guthrie, OK), Penwell; Michael H. (Oklahoma City, OK), Roberts; Patrick E. (Owasso, OK)
Title: Tire inflation system
Patent Number: 8,028,732

Inventors: Inoue; Seiichi (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Liquid ejection apparatus and resist pattern forming method
Patent Number: 8,028,649

Inventors: Inoue; Tadanobu (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Melville; David O. (New York, NY), Muta; Hidemasa (Tokyo-to, JP), Tian; Kehan (Poughkeepsie, NY), Sakamoto; Masaharu (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Rosenbluth; Alan E. (Yorktown Heights, NY)
Title: Determining manufacturability of lithographic mask using continuous derivatives characterizing the manufacturability on a continuous scale
Patent Number: 8,028,254

Inventors: Inui; Masanori (Hachioji, JP)
Title: Telephone communication system
Patent Number: 7,280,531

Inventors: Irisawa; Tatsuya (Hyogo, JP)
Title: Trimming circuit, power supply including trimming circuit, and trimming method
Patent Number: 9,148,133

Inventors: Irvine; James A. (Chandler, AZ), Zheng; Tieyu (Chandler, AZ)
Title: Extended package substrate
Patent Number: 7,278,859

Inventors: Iryami; Rafael (Los Angeles, CA)
Title: Collapsible shopping cart
Patent Number: 9,145,155

Inventors: Ishibashi; Tadashi (Kanagawa, JP), Ichimura; Mari (Kanagawa, JP), Tamura; Shinichiro (Kanagawa, JP), Ueda; Naoyuki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Organic electroluminescent element and light-emitting device or display device incorporated therewith
Patent Number: 8,025,986

Inventors: Ishida; Takaaki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Recording apparatus having carriage guide members for maintainig parallelism between a recording head and recording medium
Patent Number: 8,025,351

Inventors: Ishii; Atsujiro (Nishi-tokyo, JP)
Title: Zoom lens
Patent Number: 7,280,284

Inventors: Ishii; Shunsuke (Wako, JP), Shinagawa; Toshie (Wako, JP)
Title: Nuclear reprogrammed cells generated by introduction of a histone H2aa or TH2A gene, a histone H2ba or TH2B gene, or a phosphorylation-mimic of histone chaperon Npm2 gene, an Oct family gene and a klf family gene into a mammalian somatic cell
Patent Number: 9,145,547

Inventors: Ishikawa; Yoshihide (Kagawa, JP)
Title: Method for producing tampon and apparatus for producing tampon
Patent Number: 9,144,519

Inventors: Isokawa; Hiroshi (Hino, JP), Fujii; Ritsuo (Hachioji, JP), Yamaguchi; Seiji (Hino, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 7,280,796

Inventors: Isomura; Tetsuo (Kashiwa, JP), Tsurusaki; Teruaki (Moriya, JP), Kitozaki; Yukihiro (Kashiwa, JP)
Title: Developer supply case and image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 8,027,621

Inventors: Itakura; Toshikazu (Toyota, JP), Isogai; Toshiki (Nagoya, JP)
Title: Variable capacitance device with high accuracy
Patent Number: 7,279,728

Inventors: Italiano; Giuseppe F. (Rome, IT), Rastogi; Rajeev (New Providence, NJ), Yener; Bulent (Chatham, NY)
Title: Restoration for virtual private networks
Patent Number: 8,028,050

Inventors: Ito; Katsuhide (Hamamatsu, JP)
Title: Electron multiplication factor measurement method and image capture device
Patent Number: 9,148,597

Inventors: Ito; Satoshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Apparatus for and method of establishing digital content right, and computer program product
Patent Number: 8,027,936

Inventors: Ito; Takashi (Tokyo, JP), Kumakura; Yoshihiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Fire sensor and fire sensor status information acquisition system
Patent Number: 7,280,039

Inventors: Itoh; Kiyohiko (Kameyama, JP), Mori; Kentaro (Kusatsu, JP)
Title: Planar antenna and manufacturing method thereof
Patent Number: 8,026,851

Inventors: Itoh; Satomi (Saitama, JP), Narise; Atsushi (Saitama, JP), Tsugane; Takanori (Saitama, JP), Shimura; Susumu (Saitama, JP)
Title: Methioninase inhibitor and composition and food or drink containing the same
Patent Number: 9,144,539

Inventors: Itou; Kunihiko (Chiryu, JP)
Title: Optical information code reading apparatus using marker beam
Patent Number: 7,279,696

Inventors: Itskovitz-Eldor; Joseph (Haifa, IL), Shtrichman; Ronit (Haifa, IL), Zussman; Eyal (Haifa, IL), Barak; Efrat (Nofit, IL)
Title: Isolated mesenchymal progenitor cells and extracellular matrix produced thereby
Patent Number: 9,144,585

Inventors: Ivansen; Lars (Solna, SE)
Title: Healing algorithm
Patent Number: 7,278,129

Inventors: Iwai; Toru (Kitakatsuragi, JP), Kashimoto; Yoshikazu (Sakai, JP), Fujitani; Takashi (Sakai, JP)
Title: Bicycle disk brake pad with friction and wear indicating parts
Patent Number: 7,278,519

Inventors: Iwamura; Mikio (Tokyo, JP), Umesh; Anil (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Mobile communication method, radio base station, and mobile station
Patent Number: 9,148,887

Inventors: Iwasaki; Hiroyuki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image forming and reproducing apparatus, and image transferring method for controlling rotation speeds of image carriers
Patent Number: 7,280,789

Inventors: Iwasaki; Tomio (Tsukuba, JP), Miura; Hideo (Koshigaya, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device and method for producing the same
Patent Number: 8,026,609

Inventors: Iwata; Kazuo (Yokohama, JP), Takamura; Noritoshi (Yokohama, JP), Tominaga; Jun (Yokohama, JP), Tajima; Norihiro (Yokohama, JP), Yabushita; Takeshi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Valve spring device and valve train of internal combustion engine using the same
Patent Number: 8,025,039

Inventors: Izhikevich; Eugene M. (San Diego, CA), Piekniewski; Filip (San Diego, CA), Nageswaran; Jayram Moorkanikara (San Diego, CA), Levin; Jeffrey Alexander (San Diego, CA), Rangan; Venkat (San Diego, CA), Malone; Erik Christopher (San Diego, CA)
Title: Apparatus and methods for synaptic update in a pulse-coded network
Patent Number: 9,147,156

Inventors: Izumida; Ayumi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Method for preparing a profile in W-CDMA communication
Patent Number: 7,280,522

Inventors: Jacobsen; Eric A. (Scottsdale, AZ), Azizi; Shahrnaz (San Diego, CA)
Title: Channel adaptation using variable sounding signal rates
Patent Number: 7,280,804

Inventors: Jacobsen; Stephen C. (Salt Lake City, UT), Marceau; David P. (Salt Lake City, UT), Zurn; Shayne M. (Salt Lake City, UT), Markus; David T. (Salt Lake City, UT)
Title: Electrical microfilament to circuit interface
Patent Number: 8,026,447

Inventors: Jain; Sanjeev (Shresbury, MA), Wolrich; Gilbert M. (Framingham, MA)
Title: Method and apparatus providing efficient queue descriptor memory access
Patent Number: 7,277,990

Inventors: James; Robert L. (Altus, OK)
Title: Lock box for sealed latch assembly
Patent Number: 7,278,284

Inventors: Jannard; James (Eastsound, WA), Reyes; Carlos (Rancho Santa Margarita, CA), Baden; Colin (Irvine, CA), Bruns; Sumner Lane (Annapolis, MD)
Title: Wireless interactive headset
Patent Number: 7,278,734

Inventors: Jansheski; Glen R. (Warren, MI)
Title: Modified fuel inlet restrictor
Patent Number: 7,278,453

Inventors: Janzen; Jeffrey W. (Meridian, ID), Morzano; Christopher (Boise, ID)
Title: System and method for mode register control of data bus operating mode and impedance
Patent Number: 7,280,410

Inventors: Janzen; Leel S. (Meridian, ID)
Title: Apparatus and method for generating a delayed clock signal
Patent Number: 7,278,045

Inventors: Jarvis; Christopher Patrick (London, GB), Rackham; Guy Jonathan James (London, GB)
Title: Rotor assembly for a rotorcraft
Patent Number: 9,145,205

Inventors: Jarvis; David (Jacksonville, FL), Kelly; Lauren (Jacksonville, FL)
Title: Use of herbs in hair relaxation
Patent Number: 8,025,909

Inventors: Jayapalan; Jayakannan (San Jose, CA)
Title: Method to create an alternate integrated circuit layout view from a two dimensional database
Patent Number: 7,281,229

Inventors: Jensen; Michael Bech (Allerod, DK), Petersen; Anders Klarskov (N.ae butted.rum, DK), Bowler; Andrew Neil (Gentofte, DK)
Title: Liquid, aqueous pharmaceutical compositions of factor VII polypeptides
Patent Number: 8,026,214

Inventors: Jha; Ashish Kumar (Clifton Park, NY), Wang; Haiting (Clifton Park, NY), Luo; Meng (Clifton Park, NY), Lee; Yong Meng (Mechanicville, NY)
Title: Using sacrificial oxide layer for gate length tuning and resulting device
Patent Number: 9,147,572

Inventors: Jiang; Rongzhong (Olney, MD), Rong; Charles (Venetia, PA), Chu; Deryn (Potomac, MD)
Title: High voltage methanol fuel cell assembly using proton exchange membranes and base/acid electrolytes
Patent Number: 8,026,017

Inventors: Jiang; Xi (Cincinnati, OH), Le Pendu; Jacques (Nantes, FR)
Title: Method, composition and kit for antigenic binding of norwalk-like viruses
Patent Number: 8,026,221

Inventors: Jiang; Yong (Satellite Beach, FL), Montgomery; Matthew (Indian Harbour Beach, FL)
Title: LED driver circuit and bleeder circuit
Patent Number: 9,148,929

Inventors: Jin; Yongseok (Anyang-si, KR), Chun; Jinyoung (Seoul, KR), Ihm; Bin-Chul (Anyang-si, KR)
Title: Allocation of radio resource in orthogonal frequency division multiplexing system
Patent Number: 8,027,243

Inventors: Jinbo; Masahiro (Tokyo, JP), Ota; Hiroshi (Tokyo, JP), Imizu; Takeshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Optical lens coating apparatus
Patent Number: 8,028,650

Inventors: Jinno; Takayuki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus and method
Patent Number: 8,027,058

Inventors: Joao; Raymond Anthony (Yonkers, NY)
Title: Apparatus and method for providing and/or for fulfilling subscription services
Patent Number: 7,280,978

Inventors: Jobetto; Hiroyasu (Hachioji, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device incorporating a semiconductor constructing body and an interconnecting layer which is connected to a ground layer via a vertical conducting portion
Patent Number: 7,279,750

Inventors: Johnson; Matthew J. (Meridian, ID), Johnson; Andrew (Rupert, ID)
Title: Insulated beverage container
Patent Number: 8,025,210

Inventors: Johnston; Steven W. (Portland, OR), Dubin; Valery M. (Portland, OR), McSwiney; Michael L. (Hillsboro, OR), Moon; Peter (Portland, OR)
Title: Forming a copper diffusion barrier
Patent Number: 7,279,423

Inventors: Jones; Anne (Redwood City, CA), Geagan; Jay (San Jose, CA), Gong; Kevin L. (Sunnyvale, CA), Periyannan; Alagu (San Francisco, CA), Singer; David W. (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for media data transmission
Patent Number: 8,028,080

Inventors: Jones; Brent Rodney (Sherwood, OR), Gold; Christopher Ryan (Tigard, OR)
Title: Ink sticks with visually discernible feature patterns
Patent Number: 8,025,385

Inventors: Jones; Dennis (Denbigshire, GB)
Title: Mount arrangement for supporting a tapered light pipe
Patent Number: 9,146,341

Inventors: Jones; Jack A. (Los Angeles, CA), Chao; Yi (Pasadena, CA)
Title: Power generation systems and methods
Patent Number: 8,026,625

Inventors: Jones; Richard Albert (Leeds, GB), Ward; Ian MacMillan (Leeds, GB), Hine; Peter John (Leeds, GB), Bonner; Mark James (Leeds, GB)
Title: Compacted olefin fibers
Patent Number: 7,279,441

Inventors: Jones; Robert L. (Andover, MA), Moore; Hannah J. (Austin, TX)
Title: Identification document with integrated circuit and antenna in a layered document structure
Patent Number: 7,278,580

Inventors: Jong; Her-Ming (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Method of intelligently selecting a signal source and associated apparatus
Patent Number: 8,026,981

Inventors: Jordan; Christopher (Midwest City, OK)
Title: Sports board with rear brake
Patent Number: 8,025,300

Inventors: Jourdan; Stephan (Portland, OR), Hinton; Robert (Hillsborough, OR)
Title: Method and apparatus for partitioned pipelined execution of multiple execution threads
Patent Number: 9,146,745

Inventors: Ju; Chae Min (Osan-si, KR), Kim; Young Bok (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Slim-type optical pick-up actuator for recording/reproducing device
Patent Number: 7,280,442

Inventors: Ju; Yun-cheng (Bellevue, WA), Mau; Peter K. L. (Bellevue, WA)
Title: Electronic mail replies with speech recognition
Patent Number: 7,280,966

Inventors: Juan; Kuan-Kai (Taoyuan Hsien, TW)
Title: Method and system for identifying the size of an optical disc
Patent Number: 7,280,454

Inventors: Jung; In (Bucheon-si, KR), Jeung; Bo Sun (Bucheon-si, KR), Shin; Tae Soo (Gwangmyeong-si, KR), Lee; Dong Hee (Seongnam-si, KR)
Title: Dot sight device having power saving functions, the control method thereof
Patent Number: 9,146,076

Inventors: Jung; Jin-Ki (Kyoungki-Do, KR)
Title: Semiconductor device with increased channel length and method for fabricating the same
Patent Number: 8,026,557

Inventors: Jung; Sang Il (Kyonggi-do, KR)
Title: Method for controlling operation of mobile terminal having multimedia data service capability
Patent Number: 7,277,949

Inventors: Jung; Tae Young (Hwaseong-si, KR)
Title: Control method for shortening start time of electric vehicle
Patent Number: 9,145,057

Inventors: Jungbluth; Andreas (Eppelborn-Humes, DE), Schneider; Eberhard (Denkte, DE), Wagner; Peter (Braunschweig, DE)
Title: Methods for purifying pertussis toxin and peptides useful therefor
Patent Number: 9,145,445

Inventors: Kabata; Toshiyuki (Kanagawa, JP), Shionoiri; Momoko (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Cleaner and image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 9,146,523

Inventors: Kabir; Omar M. (Waller, TX), Pearl; Kent (Katy, TX)
Title: Modular crankshaft
Patent Number: 9,145,914

Inventors: Kadomatsu; Tetsuzo (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Maeno; Yutaka (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Makuta; Toshiyuki (Fujinomiya, JP), Umebayashi; Tsutomu (Fujinomiya, JP), Konno; Masaaki (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus and image forming method with decreased image transfer disturbance
Patent Number: 8,025,388

Inventors: Kaempf; Ralf (Tettau, DE)
Title: Connecting subassembly for connecting an initial container and a target container
Patent Number: 8,028,729

Inventors: Kahan; Thomas E. (Oakland, CA)
Title: Flexible, multi-gauge attachment device
Patent Number: 7,278,616

Inventors: Kai; Hiroshi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Printer control apparatus and method
Patent Number: 7,280,243

Inventors: Kairis; Paul R. (Crest Hill, IL), DiStefano; Salvatore (Chicago, IL)
Title: Cover for striking device for percussion instrument
Patent Number: 9,147,383

Inventors: Kaji; Hajime (Abiko, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus and control method thereof
Patent Number: 8,027,056

Inventors: Kakuta; Yoshinori (Tokyo, JP), Takeuchi; Shigeru (Tokyo, JP), Taguchi; Hirokazu (Tokyo, JP), Kanno; Naoki (Tokyo, JP), Nishikawa; Kimito (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Package structure for display device
Patent Number: 8,028,831

Inventors: Kalgutkar; Rajdeep S. (Woodbury, MN), Stark; Peter A. (Cottage Grove, MN), Brennan; Joan V. (Sierra Madre, CA), Hill; Jeffrey B. (Stillwater, MN)
Title: Dental compositions including a thermally labile component, and the use thereof
Patent Number: 8,026,296

Inventors: Kalpat; Sriram S. (Austin, TX), Mathew; Leo (Austin, TX), Moosa; Mohamed S. (Round Rock, TX), Sadd; Michael A. (Austin, TX), Sanchez; Hector (Cedar Park, TX)
Title: Voltage controlled oscillator with a multiple gate transistor and method therefor
Patent Number: 7,279,997

Inventors: Kamataki; Takahisa (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Information processing device and recovery method thereof
Patent Number: 7,281,164

Inventors: Kamei; Ichiro (Miyazaki, JP), Meguro; Sadatoshi (Miyazaki, JP), Kondo; Ryuichiro (Fukuoka, JP), Mori; Toshio (Fukuoka, JP), Hirai; Hirofumi (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Method for producing ethanol using basidiomycete
Patent Number: 9,145,568

Inventors: Kamikawa; Tsuyoshi (Nara, JP), Murao; Satoru (Sakai, JP)
Title: Wheel support apparatus
Patent Number: 8,025,579

Inventors: Kamiko; Taro (Singapore, SG), Lee; Yao Chye (Singapore, SG), Nayak; Ganesha (Singapore, SG), Sow; Jin Sze (Singapore, SG)
Title: Operating a dual-ported internal memory
Patent Number: 9,146,865

Inventors: Kamin; John Y. (Taylors, SC), Taylor; Steve C. (Greenville, SC)
Title: Multifunctional coolers
Patent Number: 9,146,051

Inventors: Kamiya; Akihiro (Takahama, JP)
Title: Intake flow control device for internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 8,025,042

Inventors: Kanda; Ryo (Gunma, JP), Kikuchi; Shuichi (Gunma, JP), Otake; Seiji (Saitama, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device for overvoltage protection
Patent Number: 7,279,768

Inventors: Kane; Terrence P. (Glen Ellyn, IL), Lovett; Raymond Joseph (Morgantown, WV)
Title: Element removal apparatus
Patent Number: 8,025,800

Inventors: Kaneda; Yuji (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Facial expression recognition apparatus, image sensing apparatus, facial expression recognition method, and computer-readable storage medium
Patent Number: 9,147,107

Inventors: Kaneko; Toshiki (Chiba, JP), Matsuura; Toshiyuki (Mobara, JP)
Title: Liquid crystal display device with double layered reflector in pixel
Patent Number: 8,027,001

Inventors: Kaneko; Yasuhisa (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Liquid ejection head and method of manufacturing solution guide
Patent Number: 7,278,714

Inventors: Kano; Takashi (Tokyo, JP), Ishiwata; Kazuhiko (Chiba, JP), Nakanishi; Kazuki (Ibaraki, JP), Watanabe; Kazuhito (Chiba, JP), Horikoshi; Toshihiko (Ibaraki, JP)
Title: Aided design apparatus, aided design method, and recording medium for recording program for carrying out the method
Patent Number: 7,280,949

Inventors: Kano; Yoshiki (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Method for managing volume groups considering storage tiers
Patent Number: 7,281,109

Inventors: Kao; Chen-Lung (Taipei, TW), Liu; Zhen-Chun (Taipei, TW)
Title: Light emitting diode driving apparatus capable of detecting whether current leakage phenomenon occurs on LED load and light emitting diode driving method thereof
Patent Number: 9,148,920

Inventors: Kao; Weiyuan John (Middleton, WI), Li; Jing (Madison, MN), Lok; David (Madison, WI), Gundloori; Rathna (Maharastra, IN)
Title: Bifunctional-modified hydrogels
Patent Number: 8,025,901

Inventors: Kao; Yu-Yueh (Taipei, TW), Kao; Chih-Hung (Taipei, TW)
Title: Water controlling valve
Patent Number: 8,028,356

Inventors: Kapas; Nimrod (Canton, MI), Overla; Gregory Jack (Huntington Wooods, MI), Kucharski; Joseph F. (Livonia, MI), Pietron; Gregory Michael (Canton, MI), Fujii; Yujii (Ann Arbor, MI)
Title: Torque sensor assembly for a motor vehicle and method of measuring torque
Patent Number: 9,146,167

Inventors: Kaplan; Glen (Palm Coast, FL), Koehler; Candice (Palm Coast, FL)
Title: Easily disinfected bulb-syringe
Patent Number: 9,144,635

Inventors: Kapoor; Ashok Kumar (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Dynamic random access memories with an increased stability of the MOS memory cells
Patent Number: 9,147,459

Inventors: Kapoor; Rahul (Bellevue, WA), Ellis; Nigel R. (Redmond, WA), Sundaresan; Prakash (Seattle, WA)
Title: Method for efficient query execution using dynamic queries in database environments
Patent Number: 7,281,000

Inventors: Karapetyan; Albert (Valencia, CA)
Title: Door safety mechanism
Patent Number: 8,028,376

Inventors: Kasel; Donald A. (Brookville, OH)
Title: Conveyed product weight display system
Patent Number: 7,279,644

Inventors: Kato; Kazuhiro (Kanagawa, JP), Ikimura; Takehito (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Protection circuit
Patent Number: 9,148,015

Inventors: Kato; Tomoyuki (Yokohama, JP), Watanabe; Shigeki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Optical signal transmitting device, optical signal transmitting method, frequency fluctuation suppressing device and frequency fluctuation suppressing system
Patent Number: 9,148,228

Inventors: Katulka; Michael A. (Davie, FL)
Title: Buoyant bumper apparatus for absorbing water vessel impact against pilings
Patent Number: 8,025,019

Inventors: Katz; Ronald A. (Los Angeles, CA), West; Gary L. (Omaha, NE), Barker; Thomas B. (Omaha, NE)
Title: Methods and apparatus for intelligent, purpose-based selection of goods and services in telephonic and electronic commerce
Patent Number: 7,280,979

Inventors: Kauhanen; Jouni (Oulu, FI)
Title: Base station of a communication network, preferably of a mobile telecommunication network
Patent Number: 7,277,728

Inventors: Kaul; Sanjay (Northridge, CA), Shah; Prediman K. (Los Angeles, CA)
Title: Method of reducing thrombosis and complications after arterial angioplasty using stent coated with magnesium-based compound
Patent Number: 7,279,183

Inventors: Kawabata; Motonobu (Kyoto, JP), Cho; Masamichi (Kyoto, JP), Fukuyama; Katsuki (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Apparatus for and method of recording image
Patent Number: 7,280,128

Inventors: Kawakatsu; Takahiro (Saitama, JP), Orita; Nobuhiro (Yokohama, JP), Hayakawa; Kunihiro (Hasuda, JP)
Title: Agent for increasing rejection with a permeable membrane, process for increasing the rejection, permeable membrane and process for water treatment
Patent Number: 8,025,159

Inventors: Kawanaka; Hirotsugu (Hitachi, JP), Arai; Masahiko (Hitachinaka, JP), Nakamura; Tateki (Hitachi, JP)
Title: Turbine casing
Patent Number: 8,025,746

Inventors: Kawanishi; Masaki (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Image forming device, image forming method and program
Patent Number: 9,147,135

Inventors: Kawarai; Kenichi (Kawasaki, JP), Kaneko; Hiroyuki (Kawasaki, JP), Tajima; Kazuyuki (Kawasaki, JP), Takatori; Kou (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Method and apparatus for keeping track of virtual LAN topology in network of nodes
Patent Number: 8,027,262

Inventors: Kawasaki; Somei (Saitama, JP), Iseki; Masami (Yokohama, JP), Goden; Tatsuhito (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Display device
Patent Number: 8,026,669

Inventors: Kawase; Akiko (Minowa-machi, JP), Katagiri; Hiroshi (Naganoken, JP), Suzuki; Keiichi (Naganoken, JP), Takeshita; Katsuyoshi (Nagano, JP)
Title: Adhesive tape and edging method using same
Patent Number: 7,278,906

Inventors: Kearney; Kevin Patrick (Taylor, PA)
Title: Motorized casket/coffin key/crank
Patent Number: 9,144,895

Inventors: Keene; Richard Moyer (Park City, UT), Crouch; Milne Thomas (West Jordan, UT), Maxwell; Daniel Carl (West Valley City, UT), Garland; Stephen Kent (Salt Lake City, UT)
Title: System and method for generating a computer model to display a position of a person
Patent Number: 9,147,284

Inventors: Keller; James (Gloversville, NY)
Title: Radiant heat flooring system
Patent Number: 8,025,240

Inventors: Kennedy-Smith; Joshua (San Francisco, CA), Sweeney; Zachary Kevin (Redwood City, CA), Wu; Jeffrey (Saratoga, CA)
Title: Non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors
Patent Number: 8,026,362

Inventors: Keohane; Susann M. (Austin, TX), Mullen; Shawn P. (Buda, TX), Murillo; Jessica C. (Austin, TX), McBrearty; Gerald F. (Austin, TX), Shieh; Johnny M. (Austin, TX)
Title: Displaying message content differential in popup window
Patent Number: 9,148,395

Inventors: Kerans; Ronald J. (Yellow Springs, OH), Parthasarathy; Triplicane A. (Beavercreek, OH)
Title: Hybrid composite materials
Patent Number: 7,279,230

Inventors: Kern; Robert Frederic (Tucson, AZ), Micka; William Frank (Tucson, AZ), Spear; Gail Andrea (Tucson, AZ), Petersen; David B. (Great Falls, VA)
Title: System and article of manufacture for mirroring data at storage locations
Patent Number: 8,027,952

Inventors: Kerr-Maddox; Lisa (Charlotte, NC), Bizzell; Daniel Lee (Davidson, NC)
Title: Glove with interior grasping element for inversion
Patent Number: 9,144,254

Inventors: Kerr; Clifton E (Edmonds, WA)
Title: Image stitching methods and systems
Patent Number: 7,281,208

Inventors: Ketrenos; James P. (Beaverton, OR)
Title: Displaying data on lower resolution displays
Patent Number: 7,280,153

Inventors: Keys; Shane (Callaghan, AU)
Title: Conveyor idler roller
Patent Number: 8,025,145

Inventors: Khan; Hammad A. (Aurora, IL), Zou; Li (Westmont, IL), Chan; John (Naperville, IL)
Title: Method and apparatus for scaling network simulation
Patent Number: 9,146,826

Inventors: Khorashadi; Behrooz (Santa Clara, CA), Reshadi; Mohammad H. (Santa Clara, CA), Das; Saumitra M. (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Web browsing enhanced by cloud computing
Patent Number: 9,146,909

Inventors: Khoshnan; Ali (S. Pas., CA), Patterson; Paul H. (Altadena, CA)
Title: I kappa B kinase complex as a target for the treatment of Huntington's disease
Patent Number: 7,279,288

Inventors: Kiernan; Gerald G. (San Jose, CA), Terzi; Evimaria (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Constructing a comprehensive summary of an event sequence
Patent Number: 8,027,949

Inventors: Kihara; Hideto (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: System and method for migrating an application
Patent Number: 9,146,779

Inventors: Kihara; Ryuji (Matsumoto, JP), Inaba; Shogo (Shiojiri, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing MEMS device
Patent Number: 8,026,120

Inventors: Kikuhara; Shinji (Itami, JP), Inoue; Hitoshi (Itami, JP), Uenishi; Noboru (Itami, JP), Umemoto; Satoshi (Itami, JP)
Title: Tungsten alloy grains, processing method using the same, and method for manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 8,025,710

Inventors: Kikuta; Manabu (Kyotanabe, JP), Hatakeyama; Akiyoshi (Ritto, JP)
Title: Ion-polymer gel electrolyte and its precursor composition
Patent Number: 7,279,540

Inventors: Kim; Byungjin (Kyunggi-do, KR), Seo; Kang-soo (Kyunggi-do, KR), Yoo; Jea-Yong (Seoul, KR), Kang; Ki Won (Seoul, KR)
Title: Recording medium, method and apparatus for providing management information
Patent Number: 8,027,564

Inventors: Kim; Darrick S. H. L. (Schaumburg, IL)
Title: Pharmaceutical composition useful in prevention and treatment of beta-amyloid protein-induced disease
Patent Number: 7,279,501

Inventors: Kim; Hak Kwon (Seoul, KR)
Title: Device for generating the superheated steam
Patent Number: 8,028,664

Inventors: Kim; Hak Seong (Seoul, KR), Kim; Bong Hoe (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Ahn; Joon Kui (Seoul, KR), Seo; Dong Youn (Seoul, KR), Roh; Dong Wook (Seoul, KR), Lee; Jung Hoon (Seoul, KR)
Title: Method of uplink packet scheduling and supporting thereof in wireless mobile communication system
Patent Number: 8,027,311

Inventors: Kim; Hyun Soo (Daejeon, KR), Lee; Dong-Hun (Daejeon, KR), Park; Mi-Ran (Daejeon, KR), Choi; Byung-Seok (Daejeon, KR), Kim; Kisoo (Daejeon, KR), Kwon; O-Kyun (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Reflective colorless optical transmitter
Patent Number: 9,148,227

Inventors: Kim; Hyung Sun (Seoul, KR), Seo; Kang Soo (Anyang, KR), Kim; Byung Jin (Seongnam, KR), Yoo; Jea Yong (Seoul, KR), Um; Soung Hyun (Anyang, KR)
Title: Method for recording audio data on a rewritable recording medium and for adjusting data grouping criterion
Patent Number: 7,280,742

Inventors: Kim; Jae Hean (Yongin-si, KR), Chu; Chang Woo (Daejeon, KR), Park; Il Kyu (Daejeon, KR), Cha; Young Mi (Busan, KR), Choi; Jin Sung (Daejeon, KR), Koo; Bon Ki (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Apparatus and method for calibrating depth image based on relationship between depth sensor and color camera
Patent Number: 9,147,249

Inventors: Kim; Jai-Ha (Daejeon, KR), Lee; Dong-Ju (Daejeon, KR), Hur; Yang-Wook (Daejeon, KR), Bae; Ki-Soo (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Missile separation device
Patent Number: 8,028,625

Inventors: Kim; Jeong Si (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Tool composition for supporting openCL application software development for embedded system and method thereof
Patent Number: 9,146,713

Inventors: Kim; Jong Gi (Suwon-si, KR), Kim; Young Jin (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Auto focus control apparatus and continuous auto focus control method
Patent Number: 9,146,446

Inventors: Kim; Joo Hyun (Gyeonggi-Do, KR)
Title: Apparatus and method for noise cancellation of optical image stabilizer
Patent Number: 9,148,592

Inventors: Kim; Joongheon (Yongin-si, KR), Lee; Hyungbok (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Pouch type lithium rechargeable battery
Patent Number: 8,025,999

Inventors: Kim; Junghak (Yongin-si, KR), Lee; Seongjoon (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Pouch type secondary battery and fabrication method thereof
Patent Number: 8,025,998

Inventors: Kim; Ki-bok (Suwon-si, KR), Ahn; Ji-sun (Seoul, KR), Im; Ju-hee (Suwon-si, KR), Jeong; Jin-ho (Seoul, KR), Han; Seung-man (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Optical pickup and optical information storage system including the same
Patent Number: 9,147,426

Inventors: Kim; Kyekyoon (Champaign, IL), Choi; Hyungsoo (Champaign, IL)
Title: Apparatus and method for applying a film on a substrate
Patent Number: 8,025,025

Inventors: Kim; Kyeong Jin (Daegu-si, KR), Ahn; Byung Gun (Busan-si, KR)
Title: Liquid crystal display device and method of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 8,027,010

Inventors: Kim; Noh-Sun (Suwon-si, KR), Moon; Yong-Suk (Seongnam-si, KR)
Title: Apparatus and method for improving turbo code performance in a communication system
Patent Number: 8,028,222

Inventors: Kim; Sang Jin (Gyunggi-do, KR), Ku; Bo Sung (Gyunggi-do, KR)
Title: Micro pump
Patent Number: 9,145,882

Inventors: Kim; Sanghoon (Ann Arbor, MI), Park; Minyoung (Portland, OR)
Title: Apparatus and methods for hybrid service discovery
Patent Number: 9,147,340

Inventors: Kim; Shinje (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Hwang; Ju-Kwang (Chungcheongbuk-do, KR), Kim; Goon-Bo (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Kim; Su (Chungcheongbuk-do, KR)
Title: Molecular marker associated with CMV resistance and use thereof
Patent Number: 8,026,414

Inventors: Kim; Sung-Hwan (Incheon, KR)
Title: Pump-type cosmetics container
Patent Number: 9,144,813

Inventors: Kim; Sung-Soo (Seoul, KR), Sheem; Kyou-Yoon (Ohsan, KR), Lee; Sang-Min (Yongin, KR), Kim; Sang-Jin (Suwon, KR), Kim; Joon-Sup (Suwon, KR), Jung; Bok-Hwan (Seoul, KR), Jeong; Goo-Jin (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Negative active material for a non-aqueous electrolyte battery, and a non-aqueous electrolyte battery comprising the same
Patent Number: 8,026,003

Inventors: Kim; Wan-Jin (Hwaseong-si, KR)
Title: Pseudo-satellite transmitter and method of transmitting GPS signals using pseudo-satellite transmitter
Patent Number: 9,146,318

Inventors: Kim; Yong Jin (Goyang-si, KR)
Title: Wrinkle-removing tape
Patent Number: 9,144,289

Inventors: Kim; Yong-Hi (Seoul 137-867, KR), Kim; Young-Tak (Seoul 139-863, KR)
Title: System for electronically voting, counting, and examining ballots
Patent Number: 7,278,572

Inventors: Kim; Young-Hoon (Seoul, KR)
Title: Wheel locking device for vehicle
Patent Number: 7,278,520

Inventors: Kim; Youngkwang (Yongin-si, KR), Cho; Wonbong (Anyang-si, KR), Nam; Kwangsoo (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Shifting apparatus for dual clutch transmission
Patent Number: 8,028,600

Inventors: Kimijima; Masashi (Yokohama, JP), Araaki; Satoshi (Tokyo, JP), Tsunoda; Fumihiro (Miyagi-ken, JP)
Title: Drive force transmitting mechanism, and image forming apparatus including the drive force transmitting mechanism
Patent Number: 7,277,663

Inventors: Kimura; Hajime (Atsugi-shi, Kanagawa-ken 243-0036, JP)
Title: Sensor, scanner and portable information terminal each having liquid crystal display
Patent Number: 7,279,673

Inventors: King, Jr.; Lloyd Herbert (Chesterfield, MO), Hiner; William (O'Fallon, MO)
Title: Method of forming waterproof electrical connections
Patent Number: 9,147,961

Inventors: King; Marc E. (Los Gatos, CA), Chan; Kwok Leung Adam (Tuen Mun, HK), Wang; Yufang (Fremont, CA)
Title: In-process system level test before surface mount
Patent Number: 7,279,887

Inventors: King; Tobin Allen (Balmain, AU), Silverbrook; Kia (Balmain, AU)
Title: Print media cartridge with ink supply manifold
Patent Number: 8,025,393

Inventors: Kirakosyan; Murat (Hacienda Heights, CA)
Title: Automobile intake air flow plenum and plenum diverter
Patent Number: 7,278,389

Inventors: Kishida; Hironori (Hachioji, JP)
Title: Image acquisition apparatus for use with a microscope including detection of the amount of change between and image and a subsequent image, and an image recording system that use the image acquisition apparatus
Patent Number: 7,279,671

Inventors: Kisin; Roman (San Jose, CA), Pogodin; Andrey (Sunnyvale, CA), Raynaud-Richard; Pierre (Redwood City, CA)
Title: Automated electronic discovery collections and preservations
Patent Number: 9,146,981

Inventors: Kisin; Roman (San Jose, CA), Pogodin; Andrey (Sunnyvale, CA), Raynaud-Richard; Pierre (Redwood City, CA)
Title: Automated electronic discovery collections and preservations
Patent Number: 9,146,982

Inventors: Kitada; Atsushi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Packet processing apparatus and packet processing method
Patent Number: 9,148,378

Inventors: Kitagawa; Eiji (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Magnetic random access memory using magnetoresistive element, diode, and transistor
Patent Number: 9,147,456

Inventors: Kitahara; Katsuhito (Kagishima, JP), Yokoyama; Kazuyuki (Matsumoto, JP), Horiuchi; Yukiharu (Chino, JP)
Title: Logo data generating system, logo data generating method, and data storage medium
Patent Number: 7,280,258

Inventors: Kitajima; Tomoya (Tokyo, JP), Shinohara; Junichi (Tokyo, JP), Ojima; Noriaki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Auto focusing apparatus and image inputting apparatus
Patent Number: 7,280,147

Inventors: Kitamura; Kenichi (Kanagawa, JP), Murakami; Kentaro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Hybrid work machine and control method of providing information for the same
Patent Number: 9,145,658

Inventors: Klausberger; Wolfgang (Hannover, DE), Adolph; Dirk (Ronnenberg, DE), Li; Hui (Hannover, DE), Ostermann; Ralf (Hannover, DE)
Title: Method and apparatus for controlling the insertion of stuffing data into a bitstream to be recorded
Patent Number: 7,280,741

Inventors: Klein; Dean A. (Eagle, ID)
Title: Apparatus for assisting video compression in a computer system
Patent Number: 7,280,162

Inventors: Kleissler; Charles R. (Hugo, MN), Callahan, Jr.; Joseph P. (St. Paul, MN)
Title: Album page for displaying planar articles
Patent Number: 7,278,232

Inventors: Kloetzer; Matthias (Kroppen, DE), Stroefer; Eckhard (Mannheim, DE), Blankertz; Heinrich-Josef (Forst, DE)
Title: Method for producing isocyanates
Patent Number: 8,026,387

Inventors: Knappmann; Stephan (Zimmern ob Rottweil, DE), Krause; Michael (Villingen-Schwenningen, DE), Kimmelmann; Stefan (Pfaffenweiler, DE)
Title: Optical storage medium, mastering method and apparatus for reading of respective data
Patent Number: 8,027,241

Inventors: Knauf; Gary H. (Bear Creek, WI)
Title: Method for extrusion coating a lightweight web
Patent Number: 7,279,198

Inventors: Knott; Michael (Hollywood, MD), Hall; Brandon (Hollywood, MD), Cass; Zachary (Knoxville, TN)
Title: Reusable energy absorbing lab seat
Patent Number: 9,146,173

Inventors: Ko; Chae-Ho (Seoul, KR), Kwon; Jun-Young (Kunpo-shi, KR), Kim; Ji-Sook (Suwon-shi, KR)
Title: System and method for providing web content provision service using subscriber terminal in exchange system
Patent Number: 7,277,733

Inventors: Ko; Jae Pyung (Gyeongsangnam-Do, KR), Kim; Young Tak (Busan, KR), Lee; Kyoung Moon (Busan, KR), Kim; Min Seok (Busan, KR), Yang; Jae Woo (Daejun, KR)
Title: Structure of automobile electronic key for security and method for performing function thereof
Patent Number: 8,028,552

Inventors: Kobayashi; Chiaki (Tottori, JP), Sumi; Daisuke (Tottori, JP), Inamura; Hiroshi (Tottori, JP), Morifuji; Togo (Tottori, JP), Yoshida; Koji (Tottori, JP), Endo; Masaki (Tottori, JP), Hiura; Sayaka (Tottori, JP), Yamauchi; Takao (Tottori, JP), Yamaura; Syunsuke (Tottori, JP), Taketa; Kaoru (Tottori, JP), Nagami; Kimihiko (Tottori, JP)
Title: Pressure sensor and method for fabricating the same
Patent Number: 7,278,326

Inventors: Kodama; Kazumasa (Toyota, JP), Eki; Hirozumi (Okazaki, JP), Mikamo; Satoru (Okazaki, JP)
Title: Variable gear ratio hydraulic power steering device
Patent Number: 7,278,512

Inventors: Kodama; Nobutaka (Fukuoka, JP), Koga; Hisao (Fukuoka, JP)
Title: Transceiver and communication method for digital multi carrier communication
Patent Number: 7,280,553

Inventors: Kogure; Shinya (Gunma, JP)
Title: Communication terminal apparatus and transfer method therefor
Patent Number: 7,280,641

Inventors: Kojima; Akira (Kunitachi, JP), Kota; Yuichiro (Tokyo, JP), Ikeda; Minoru (Inagi, JP)
Title: Video camera with a rotatable grip unit
Patent Number: 7,280,151

Inventors: Kojima; Hiroyuki (Hiratsuka, JP)
Title: Pneumatic radial tire
Patent Number: 8,025,084

Inventors: Kojima; Naohito (Kanagawa, JP), Minami; Fumihiro (Kanagawa, JP), Usami; Kimiyoshi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Semiconductor integrated circuit having an oblique global signal wiring and semiconductor integrated circuit wiring method
Patent Number: 8,026,537

Inventors: Kokami; Yasuhiko (Takasaki, JP)
Title: Motor drive semiconductor integrated circuit and magnetic disk storage apparatus
Patent Number: 7,280,308

Inventors: Kokubo; Chiho (Kanagawa, JP), Yamagata; Hirokazu (Tokyo, JP), Yamazaki; Shunpei (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device and method of fabricating the same
Patent Number: 8,026,518

Inventors: Koll; David (Portland, OR), Else; Tom (Colton, OR)
Title: Projection lamp test device
Patent Number: 8,026,724

Inventors: Kondo; Seiichi (Kokubunji, JP), Homma; Yoshio (Tokyo, JP), Sakuma; Noriyuki (Hachiouji, JP), Takeda; Kenichi (Tokorozawa, JP), Hinode; Kenji (Hachiouji, JP)
Title: Polishing method
Patent Number: 7,279,425

Inventors: Kondou; Syunji (Isehara, JP)
Title: Shielding device for vehicular electronic components
Patent Number: 8,026,861

Inventors: Kong; Yen Peng (Singapore, SG), Low; Hong Yee (Singapore, SG), Pang; Stella W. (Ann Arbor, MI), Yee; Albert F. (Irvine, CA)
Title: Imprinting of supported and free-standing 3-D micro- or nano-structures
Patent Number: 8,025,831

Inventors: Korner; Andre (Lippstadt, DE)
Title: Ganged power circuit switches for on-board electrical system in motor vehicles
Patent Number: 8,026,784

Inventors: Koschinsky; Frank (Radebeul, DE), Hintze; Bernd (Langebrueck, DE), Utess; Dirk (Dresden, DE)
Title: Method for detecting defects in a diffusion barrier layer
Patent Number: 9,147,618

Inventors: Koshelev; Alexei E. (Bolingbrook, IL), Ozyuzer; Lutfi (Izmir, TR), Kurter; Cihan (Westmont, IL), Welp; Ulrich (Lisle, IL), Kwok; Wai-Kwong (Evanston, IL), Gray; Kenneth E. (Naperville, IL)
Title: Superconducting source for tunable coherent terahertz radiation
Patent Number: 8,026,487

Inventors: Koyama; Minoru (Matsumoto, JP), Hirai; Toshimitsu (Chino, JP)
Title: Layer forming method, layer forming apparatus, device, manufacturing method for device, and electronic apparatus
Patent Number: 7,278,725

Inventors: Koyama; Tadashi (Kanagawa, JP), Furumatsu; Koichiro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Wireless communication terminal device
Patent Number: 7,280,075

Inventors: Kozlosk; James R. (New Fairfield, CT), Montoye; Robert K. (Rocheter, MN), Norel; Raquel (Bronx, NY), Rice; John J. (Mohegan Lake, NY)
Title: Random number generation
Patent Number: 9,148,281

Inventors: Kozlov; Vladimir A. (Jersey City, NJ), Agafonov; Vadim M. (Jersey City, NJ)
Title: Convective accelerometer
Patent Number: 8,024,971

Inventors: Kramer; Nicholas M. (Seattle, WA), Finocchio; Mark J. (Redmond, WA), Sinclair, II; Robert E. (Sammamish, WA)
Title: Method and system for selectively enforcing presentation themes
Patent Number: 7,278,091

Inventors: Kresnyak; Steve (Calgary, CA), Warchol; Edward (Calgary, CA)
Title: Method for converting heavy oil residuum to a useful fuel
Patent Number: 7,279,017

Inventors: Krishnan; Ranganathan (San Diego, CA)
Title: System and method of instant messaging between wireless devices
Patent Number: 8,028,024

Inventors: Kristiansen; Rene E. (Bronshoj, DK)
Title: Bidirectional router and a method of bidirectional amplification
Patent Number: 7,277,635

Inventors: Kroening; Adam M. (Atlanta, GA)
Title: Latching ferrite waveguide circulator without E-plane air gaps
Patent Number: 7,280,004

Inventors: Krogdahl; James R. (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Methods for attaching structures using ultraviolet and visible light curing adhesive
Patent Number: 9,144,938

Inventors: Kron; Steven Todd (Pewaukee, WI)
Title: Collapsible airfoil for trucks and trailers
Patent Number: 8,025,329

Inventors: Krueger; Ellen (Otterstadt, DE), Wendker; Martin (Worms, DE), Frenzel; Stefan (Mannheim, DE), Boettcher; Claus (Lambsheim, DE)
Title: Wet strength enhancers for paper
Patent Number: 8,025,767

Inventors: Kruglick; Ezekiel (Poway, CA)
Title: Reactive tags for obtaining consumer survey responses
Patent Number: 9,147,205

Inventors: Krzanowski; Derek (Arkdale, WI)
Title: System, method and apparatus for selecting, displaying, managing, tracking and transferring access to content of web pages and other sources
Patent Number: 7,278,092

Inventors: Kuan; Hsin-Ning (Sinjhuang, TW)
Title: Heat dissipating pole illumination device
Patent Number: 7,278,761

Inventors: Kubby; Joel A. (Santa Cruz, CA)
Title: RFID activated paperclip tag
Patent Number: 7,280,044

Inventors: Kubo; Wataru (Inagi, JP), Miyata; Hirokatsu (Hadano, JP), Komoto; Atsushi (Moriya, JP)
Title: Film containing conjugated polymer chains and method of producing the same
Patent Number: 8,026,656

Inventors: Kubota; Kenji (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Magnetic tape device and data recording method
Patent Number: 8,027,120

Inventors: Kudo; Koichi (Tokyo, JP), Takayama; Hideyuki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus including position detector
Patent Number: 8,027,516

Inventors: Kuhlow; Darin R. (Clinton, WI), Morris; Judy A. (Delavan, WI)
Title: Semen container with specialized tip
Patent Number: 8,025,855

Inventors: Kuhrts; Eric H. (Bodega, CA)
Title: Methods of administering anti-inflammatory cyclooxygenase-2 selective inhibitors
Patent Number: 7,279,186

Inventors: Kukanskis; Peter (Woodbury, CT), Fritz; Dennis (Brookville, IN), Durso; Frank (Cheshire, CT), Castaldi; Steven (Torrington, CT), Sawoska; David (Watertown, CT)
Title: Method for the manufacture of printed circuit boards with plated resistors
Patent Number: 7,279,108

Inventors: Kulkarni; Janmejay S. (Navi Mumbai, IN), Maniyar; Sapan J. (Pune, IN), Patel; Sarvesh S. (Nasik, IN), Roy; Subhojit (Pune, IN)
Title: Utilization of disk buffer for background replication processes
Patent Number: 9,146,680

Inventors: Kumar; Boopathi Senthil (Pune, IN), Venkataramasubramanian; Vaithiyanathan (Pune, IN), Sudalai; Arumugam (Pune, IN)
Title: Organocatalytic synthesis of chiral pyrazolidines and their analogues
Patent Number: 9,145,368

Inventors: Kumar; Viraraghavan S. (Melbourne, FL)
Title: Co-axial solenoid actuator
Patent Number: 7,278,447

Inventors: Kung; Ching-Yi (Naperville, IL), Lee; Patrick (Bolingbrook, IL)
Title: System and method for managing operating system option values
Patent Number: 7,278,144

Inventors: Kunieda; Takayuki (Tokyo, JP), Wakita; Yuki (Tokyo, JP), Iwasaki; Masajiro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Recording medium with video index information recorded therein video information management method which uses the video index information, recording medium with audio index information recorded therein, audio information management method which uses the audio index information, video retrieval method which uses video index information, audio retrieval method which uses the audio index information and a video retrieval system
Patent Number: 7,277,621

Inventors: Kunimochi; Toru (Iwata-gun, JP)
Title: Spread illuminating apparatus
Patent Number: 7,278,772

Inventors: Kunitsyn; Viatcheslav E. (Moscow,115580, RU), Smirnov; Andre V. (Boulder, CO), Rekenthaler; Douglas A. (Woodbine, MD)
Title: Prediction system and method
Patent Number: 7,277,797

Inventors: Kupetz; Joachim (Berghaupten, DE), Ecker; Engelbert (Offenburg, DE)
Title: Conveyor-type dishwasher with a slip-free short stroke
Patent Number: 8,028,818

Inventors: Kurata; Munehito (Mishima, JP), Fukuzawa; Daizo (Mishima, JP), Yoshioka; Mahito (Numazu, JP), Sato; Noriaki (Suntou-gun, JP), Imaizumi; Tooru (Kawasaki, JP), Kasuga; Kuniaki (Mishima, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 8,027,607

Inventors: Kurita; Masayuki (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Pit; Remmelt (Cupertino, CA), Saegusa; Shozo (Ibaragi-ken, JP), Shiramatsu; Toshiya (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Suk; Mike (San Jose, CA), Tanaka; Hideaki (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Enabling location specific burnishing of a disk
Patent Number: 7,278,902

Inventors: Kuroda; Tomotaka (Saitama, JP), Hatano; Makoto (Saitama, JP), Monoe; Shigeharu (Saitama, JP)
Title: Crystal unit and method for fabricating the same
Patent Number: 9,147,831

Inventors: Kurzka; Robert S. (Itasca, IL), Pemberton; John (Westmont, IL)
Title: Tow truck wheel restraint and methods of using same
Patent Number: 8,025,306

Inventors: Kusano; Tetsuya (Susono, JP), Okuzawa; Makoto (Tagata-gun, JP), Kusano; Naoyoshi (Numazu, JP), Yamazaki; Junichi (Mishima, JP)
Title: Electrophotographic photoreceptor and method of recycling the electrophotographic photoreceptor
Patent Number: 7,280,783

Inventors: Kusuura; Takahisa (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Method for producing semiconductor device
Patent Number: 8,026,155

Inventors: Kvernstuen; Ole S. (Sandnes, NO), Roaldsnes; Kjartan (Kvernaland, NO)
Title: Downhole cable protection device
Patent Number: 7,278,479

Inventors: Kwiatkowski; Marek (Uppsala, SE)
Title: Compounds for protecting hydroxyls and methods for their use
Patent Number: 7,279,563

Inventors: Kwon; Hyun Bi (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Reducer of electric power steering apparatus
Patent Number: 9,145,949

Inventors: LaBerge; Paul A. (Shoreview, MN), Janzen; Jeffery W. (Meridian, ID)
Title: Modified persistent auto precharge command protocol system and method for memory devices
Patent Number: 7,277,996

Inventors: Labrec; Brian C. (North Oxford, MA), Anderson; Joseph (Salem, NH), Jones; Robert L. (Andover, MA), Batey; Danielle (Amherst, NH)
Title: Multiple image security features for identification documents and methods of making same
Patent Number: 8,025,239

Inventors: Laconto; Ronald W. (Leicester, MA), Ward; Douglas E. (Santa Ana, CA)
Title: Methods for machine ceramics
Patent Number: 8,025,808

Inventors: Laffler; Donald L. (El Paso, TX), Hardin; James T. (Corona, NM)
Title: Modified heat chamber and method to improve heat cycle efficiency using airflow control
Patent Number: 9,145,898

Inventors: Lagier; Julien (Beirut, LB)
Title: Inflatable, floatable, modular furniture system
Patent Number: 9,144,318

Inventors: Lagoutte; Pierre (Dracy les Couches, FR)
Title: Method and system for the exchange of information between a main station and a cluster of mobile stations
Patent Number: 7,280,494

Inventors: Lai; Cheng-Yi (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Lens module
Patent Number: 8,027,104

Inventors: Lai; Chih-Chen (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Method for manufacturing LED device with structure for precisely locating LEDs thereon
Patent Number: 9,147,796

Inventors: Lai; Erh-Kun (Hsinchu, TW), Lue; Hang-Ting (Hsinchu, TW), Shih; Yen-Hao (Hsinchu, TW), Ho; Chia-Hua (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Flash memory device and manufacturing method thereof
Patent Number: 7,279,385

Inventors: Laird-McConnell; Tom (Kirkland, WA)
Title: Email messages
Patent Number: 8,028,032

Inventors: Lakshminarayan; Choudur (Austin, TX), Cullen; Edward E. (Round Rock, TX)
Title: System and method for optimizing financial performance generated by marketing investments under budget constraints
Patent Number: 8,027,897

Inventors: Laleg; Makhlouf (Pointe-Claire, CA), Collins; Roderick (Pierrefonds, CA), Gagne; Danielle (Pierrefonds, CA), Middleton; Steven (Pointe-Claire, CA)
Title: Latex-treated filler slurries for use in papermaking
Patent Number: 8,025,768

Inventors: Lamothe; Richard P. (Burlington, CT)
Title: Projectile containment system
Patent Number: 9,146,083

Inventors: Lan-Hargest; Hsuan-Yin (Fallston, MD), Kaufman; Robert J. (St. Louis, MO), Wiech; Norbert L (Phoenix, MD)
Title: Histone deacetylase inhibitors
Patent Number: 8,026,280

Inventors: Landvik; Dag (Saltsjo-Duvnas, SE), Allaway; Michael B. (Paris, FR)
Title: Laminated visco-elastic support
Patent Number: 8,025,964

Inventors: Langan; Timothy (Catonsville, MD), Riley; Michael A. (Towson, MD)
Title: Shock initiation devices including reactive multilayer structures
Patent Number: 7,278,354

Inventors: Langan; Timothy (Catonsville, MD), Riley; Michael A. (Towson, MD), Buchta; W. Mark (Ellicott City, MD)
Title: Reactive shaped charges and thermal spray methods of making same
Patent Number: 7,278,353

Inventors: Lanni; Thomas W. (Laguna Niguel, CA)
Title: Power factor correction circuits
Patent Number: 7,279,868

Inventors: Lapidous; Eugene (Saratoga, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for managing display of popup windows
Patent Number: 7,278,114

Inventors: Larsen; Ulrik Darling (Lyngby, DK)
Title: Dual sample cartridge and method for characterizing particles in liquid
Patent Number: 8,028,566

Inventors: Larson; Brent D. (Cave Creek, AZ), Suddreth; John G. (Cave Creek, AZ)
Title: Method and system for operating a display device
Patent Number: 8,026,834

Inventors: Laurent; Vladimir (Coral Springs, FL)
Title: Toilet sanitary shield for male genitalia
Patent Number: 9,145,667

Inventors: Laursen; Erik (Kirkland, WA), McNutt; Patrick S. (Carnation, WA), Burns; Edward R. (Kirkland, WA)
Title: Enhanced patch panel indicia system
Patent Number: 8,028,452

Inventors: Lauzier; Nicolas (Ste-Flavie, CA), Stevenson; Robin (Bloomfield, MI), Gao; Dalong (Troy, MI), Scheuerman; Robert Jacob (Washington, MI)
Title: Reconfigurable pallet using locator bases and clamps
Patent Number: 8,028,631

Inventors: Layman; Andrew J. (Bellevue, WA), Kakivaya; Gopal Krishna R. (Sammamish, WA), Thatte; Satish R. (Redmond, WA)
Title: Object persister
Patent Number: 7,278,095

Inventors: Layman; Andrew J. (Bellevue, WA), Kakivaya; Gopal Krishna R. (Sammamish, WA), Thatte; Satish R. (Redmond, WA)
Title: Object persister
Patent Number: 7,281,207

Inventors: Learn; Angela E. (Gilbertsville, PA)
Title: Shipping and dispensing carton
Patent Number: 8,028,839

Inventors: Lebert; Berthold M. (Phoenix, AZ)
Title: Re-factor code to use method chaining with optimizer tool
Patent Number: 9,146,718

Inventors: Leduc; Al (Sherwood Park, AB, CA)
Title: Method of generating stable foam for oil and gas well cleanouts
Patent Number: 7,278,488

Inventors: Lee; Albert (Halethorpe, MD)
Title: Hybrid blade
Patent Number: 9,145,111

Inventors: Lee; Anthony (San Diego, CA), Wang; Guotong (Beijing, CN)
Title: Mobile communication devices, service networks, and methods for managing operation of a registration procedure for machine-to-machine (M2M) communications
Patent Number: 9,148,863

Inventors: Lee; Cheon-seong (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Optical recording/reproducing apparatus capable of reproducing backup recorded information in case of a power failure and recorded information backup method thereof
Patent Number: 7,280,452

Inventors: Lee; Chun-Han (Gimhae-si, KR)
Title: System for controlling land leveling work which uses an excavator
Patent Number: 9,145,657

Inventors: Lee; Dai Gil (Daejeon, KR), Kim; Hyoung Geun (Daejeon, KR), Kim; Seong Su (Gyeongsangnam-do, KR), Bang; Kyung Kun (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Hybrid composite journal bearing and manufacturing method thereof
Patent Number: 8,028,416

Inventors: Lee; Eun Kyung (Seoul, KR), Jang; Jee Hwan (Gyeonggi-Do, KR), Kim; Jong Seob (Gyeonggi-Do, KR), Jong; Ji Young (Seoul, KR), Cho; Hyung Soo (Daegu-si, KR)
Title: Liquid crystalline compound for vertical alignment and a liquid crystalline composition comprising the same
Patent Number: 7,279,202

Inventors: Lee; Eunhee (Honeoye Falls, NY), Kmieck-Lawrynowicz; Grazyna (Fairport, NY), Lamora; Karen (Marion, NY)
Title: Emulsion aggregation toner compositions
Patent Number: 7,279,261

Inventors: Lee; Hyun Young (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Photo sensor package for lighting
Patent Number: 9,146,153

Inventors: Lee; Jae Yeong (Daejon, KR), Chae; Heesung (Daejon, KR), Yu; Won Pil (Ulsan, KR), Cho; Young Jo (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: System and method for real-time calculating location
Patent Number: 8,027,515

Inventors: Lee; Jeong Geun (Daegu, KR)
Title: Apparatus for driving backlight of liquid crystal display
Patent Number: 7,279,849

Inventors: Lee; Jin Hwa (Jinju-si, KR)
Title: Natural adhesive
Patent Number: 9,145,506

Inventors: Lee; Jiunn-Chung (Taipei, TW)
Title: Composite compact flash card
Patent Number: 7,278,583

Inventors: Lee; Jong-Jin (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Method for manufacturing printed circuit board
Patent Number: 8,024,856

Inventors: Lee; June (San Jose, CA)
Title: System and memory for sequential multi-plane page memory operations
Patent Number: 7,280,398

Inventors: Lee; Junsi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Pump unit and projector using same
Patent Number: 8,025,412

Inventors: Lee; Min Ku (Daejeon, KR), Lee; Jung Gu (Pohang-si, KR), Park; Jin-Ju (Daejeon, KR), Rhee; Chang-Kyu (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Joining method between Fe-based steels and Ti/Ti-based alloys having joint strength higher than those of base metals by using interlayers and the joints produced using the method
Patent Number: 8,025,983

Inventors: Lee; Min-Ho (Busan, KR)
Title: Insert sheet for an automobile interior material, and a production method for the same
Patent Number: 9,144,957

Inventors: Lee; Seung (Gwangju, KR), Kim; Doo Lee (Gwangju, KR)
Title: Refrigerator and method of controlling the same
Patent Number: 8,025,186

Inventors: Lee; Sung Ho (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Broadcast receiving terminal and method for digital stream data decoding
Patent Number: 7,280,050

Inventors: Lee; Terry R. (Boise, ID), Ryan; Kevin J. (Eagle, ID)
Title: Apparatus and methods for optically-coupled memory systems
Patent Number: 7,280,381

Inventors: Lee; Terry R. (Boise, ID), Ryan; Kevin J. (Eagle, ID)
Title: Apparatus and methods for optically-coupled memory systems
Patent Number: 7,280,382

Inventors: Lee; Yong Hoon (Daejeon, KR), So; Jin Hyun (Seoul, KR), Jeong; Eui Rim (Daejeon, KR), Choi; Sung Ho (Daejeon, KR), Ahn; Seung Hyeok (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Low-cost digital predistortion apparatus and method using envelope detection feedback
Patent Number: 9,148,093

Inventors: Lee; Yong-jae (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Go; Sung-ro (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Seong; Pyong-yong (Seoul, KR), Yang; Chang-jin (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Song; Gi-bong (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Ma; Byung-in (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Lee; Jong-koog (Seoul, KR)
Title: Optical pickup apparatus and optimal light spot focusing method
Patent Number: 7,280,458

Inventors: Lee; Yueh-Lun (Taichung, TW), Pan; Chia-Wei (Hsinchu, TW), Huang; Kan-Li (Taipei, TW), Hsiao; Te-Chi (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Electronic devices and methods for processing video streams
Patent Number: 9,148,647

Inventors: Lefavor; William J. (Raleigh, NC)
Title: Roof bracket
Patent Number: 8,025,126

Inventors: Leff; Avraham (Spring Valley, NY), Rayfield; James T. (Ridgefield, CT)
Title: Detecting data omissions for an intermittently-connected application
Patent Number: 9,146,977

Inventors: Lei; Ryan (Hillsboro, OR), Shaheen; Mohamad A. (Portland, OR)
Title: Germanium on insulator fabrication via epitaxial germanium bonding
Patent Number: 7,279,369

Inventors: Leichter; Ido (Omer, IL), Lindenbaum; Michael (Haifa, IL), Rivlin; Ehud (Haifa, IL)
Title: Bitmap tracker for visual tracking under very general conditions
Patent Number: 8,027,513

Inventors: Lenz; Kuno (Voreppe, FR)
Title: Integrated circuit with resistive network having reduced mismatch
Patent Number: 7,279,977

Inventors: Leonard; William K. (St. Paul, MN), Leonard; David W. (St. Paul, MN), Seaver; Albert E. (St. Paul, MN)
Title: Wet coating improvement station
Patent Number: 7,279,042

Inventors: Leone-Bay; Andrea (Ridgefield, CT), Kraft; Kelly (Hopewell Junction, NY), Boyd; Maria A. P. (Garrison, NY)
Title: Phenyl amine carboxylic acid compounds and compositions for delivering active agents
Patent Number: 7,279,597

Inventors: Leone; Thomas G. (Ypsilanti, MI), Stein; Robert A. (Saline, MI), Lyjak; Jeffrey C. (Ann Arbor, MI)
Title: Method for controlling injection timing of an internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 7,278,396

Inventors: Lesesky; Alan C. (Charlotte, NC), Weant; Bobby Ray (Rock Hill, SC)
Title: Method for data communication between a vehicle and a remote terminal
Patent Number: 7,280,898

Inventors: Lessmann; Hans Juergen (Trier, DE), Both; Ingo (Schweich, DE), Houbart; Michel (Amay, BE), Kinzel; Klaus Peter (Minas Gerais, BR), Nouaille-Degorce; Gilles (Luxembourg, LU)
Title: Dust emission reduction during metal casting
Patent Number: 9,144,843

Inventors: Leuchtenberg; Christian (Swansea, GB)
Title: Drilling system and method
Patent Number: 7,278,496

Inventors: Leung; Kam (El Dorado Hills, CA), Cook; Val G. (Shingle Springs, CA), Doyle; Peter L. (El Dorado Hills, CA), Wong; Wing Hang (Folsom, CA)
Title: Multiple texture compositing
Patent Number: 7,280,113

Inventors: Leung; Paul Chung Po (Vancouver, CA), Ho; Kenneth Kee (Coquitlam, CA), Tam; Kiffin Kin Fong (Richmond, CA), Chang; Michael (Delta, CA)
Title: System and method of pen-based data input into a computing device
Patent Number: 7,280,695

Inventors: Levchik; Sergei V. (Croton-on-Hudson, NY), Alessio; Gerald R. (Emerson, NJ), Yao; Oiang (League City, TX)
Title: Halogen-free flame retardant compositions, thermoplastic compositions comprising the same and methods of producing the compositions
Patent Number: 8,026,303

Inventors: Leveille; Benoit (Saint-Placide, CA)
Title: Resilient antenna disturbance detector
Patent Number: 9,148,796

Inventors: Levy; Kenneth L. (Stevenson, WA)
Title: Method and apparatus for embedding auxiliary information within original data
Patent Number: 8,027,507

Inventors: Levy; Sharon (Hadera, IL), Kimberg; Dov (Newton, MA)
Title: System and method for error detection in encoded digital data
Patent Number: 7,278,089

Inventors: Li; Bo (San Jose, CA), Cousins; Peter J. (Los Altos, CA), Smith; David D. (Campbell, CA)
Title: Method of forming emitters for a back-contact solar cell
Patent Number: 9,147,795

Inventors: Li; Eric J. (Chandler, AZ), Lu; Daoqiang (Chandler, AZ), Rumer; Christopher L. (Chandler, AZ), Koning; Paul A. (Chandler, AZ), Fleming; Darcy E. (Tempe, AZ), Oskarsdottir; Gudbjorg H. (Chandler, AZ), Byrne; Tiffany (Chandler, AZ)
Title: Semiconductor wafer coat layers and methods therefor
Patent Number: 7,279,362

Inventors: Li; Guang-Chen (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Timing control circuit
Patent Number: 9,146,891

Inventors: Li; Hong (Superior, CO), Czyszczewski; Joseph S. (Boulder, CO), Smith, II; James T. (Boulder, CO)
Title: Methods, systems, and media to enhance image processing in a color reprographic system
Patent Number: 8,027,066

Inventors: Li; Jianwen (Vaughan, CA), Muizelaar; Richard D. (Mississauga, CA)
Title: Transmission with rear torque converter
Patent Number: 9,145,928

Inventors: Li; Jiping (Palo Alto, CA), Hunter; Aaron Muir (Santa Cruz, CA), Adams; Bruce E. (Portland, OR), Holmgren; Douglas E. (Portland, OR), Howells; Samuel C. (Portland, OR), Moffitt; Theodore P. (Hillsboro, OR), Moffatt; Stephen (St. Brelade, JE)
Title: Apparatus for speckle reduction, pulse stretching, and beam homogenization
Patent Number: 9,146,337

Inventors: Li; Jiunn-Her (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Hard disk drive mounting device and electronic device using the same
Patent Number: 9,146,581

Inventors: Li; Junyi (Bedminster, NJ), Wu; Xinzhou (Monmouth Junction, NJ), Tavildar; Saurabh (Jersey City, NJ), Park; Vincent D. (Budd Lake, NJ)
Title: Methods and apparatus for communicating in a wireless system
Patent Number: 9,148,477

Inventors: Li; Kasey K. (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Tongue retention system
Patent Number: 8,028,705

Inventors: Li; Kecheng (Fredericton, CA), Pelletier; Andre (Federicton, CA)
Title: Enzymatic treatment of wood chips
Patent Number: 9,145,640

Inventors: Li; Ming (Beijing, CN), Li; Min (Beijing, CN), Huang; Ru (Beijing, CN), An; Xia (Beijing, CN), Zhang; Xing (Beijing, CN)
Title: Method for isolating active regions in germanium-based MOS device
Patent Number: 9,147,597

Inventors: Li; Quan (Kent, OH), Li; Lanfang (Kent, OH), Jakli; Antal (Kent, OH), Harden, Jr.; John (Streetsboro, OH)
Title: Nanoscale discotic liquid crystalline porphyrins
Patent Number: 7,279,570

Inventors: Li; Tiandong (Singapore, SG), Koey; Li-Cheun (Singapore, SG), Gonza'lez; Sigfredo (Danbury, CT)
Title: Composition and method for treating textiles
Patent Number: 7,279,519

Inventors: Li; Wei (Austin, TX), Lin; Chih-Jen M. (Austin, TX), Sathyanarayanan; Praveen (Austin, TX)
Title: Scalable scan system for system-on-chip design
Patent Number: 8,028,209

Inventors: Li; Weimin (Boise, ID), Yin; Zhiping (Boise, ID)
Title: Compositions of matter and barrier layer compositions
Patent Number: 7,279,118

Inventors: Li; Xing (Webster, NY)
Title: System for identifying low-frequency halftone screens in image data
Patent Number: 7,280,253

Inventors: Li; Xue (Aberdeen, NJ), Paul; Sanjoy (Marlboro, NJ)
Title: Class-based bandwidth allocation and admission control for virtual private networks with differentiated service
Patent Number: 8,027,361

Inventors: Liang; George (Palm City, FL)
Title: Turbine blade with dual serpentine cooling
Patent Number: 8,025,482

Inventors: Liang; Wei-Kuang (New Taipei, TW), Tsou; Hsien-Pin (New Taipei, TW), Wang; Chuan-Xiang (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Electronic device with power supply control module
Patent Number: 9,148,973

Inventors: Liaw; Corvin (Munchen, DE), Willer; Josef (Riemerling, DE)
Title: Integrated memory device and method for operating the same
Patent Number: 7,280,392

Inventors: Lienhart; Rainer W. (Friedberg, DE), Eldering; Charles A. (Furlong, PA)
Title: Advertisement detection
Patent Number: 9,147,112

Inventors: Light; Elliott D. (Rockville, MD), Roberts; Jon L. (Great Falls, VA)
Title: Status monitoring system utilizing an RFID monitoring system
Patent Number: 7,280,642

Inventors: Lille; Jeffrey S. (Sunnyvale, CA), Nguyen; Son Van (Los Gatos, CA), Santini; Hugo Alberto Emilio (San Jose, CA)
Title: High aspect ratio co-planar structure fabrication consisting of different materials
Patent Number: 7,280,313

Inventors: Lilley; Jennifer R. (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Data generator
Patent Number: 7,277,812

Inventors: Lim; Cindy Sean Yuei (Santa Monica, CA)
Title: Color-changing cosmetic instrument
Patent Number: 9,144,296

Inventors: Limberg; Jared A. (Shaker Heights, OH)
Title: User authentication
Patent Number: 9,147,056

Inventors: Lin; Bo-Yang (Richardson, TX)
Title: Sheet retainer
Patent Number: 8,028,380

Inventors: Lin; Charles W. C. (Singapore, SG), Wang; Chia-Chung (Hsinchu County, TW)
Title: Semiconductor device with face-to-face chips on interposer and method of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 9,147,667

Inventors: Lin; Che-hsin (Kaohsiung, TW), Wei; Yi-chi (Kaohsiung, TW), Fu; Lung-min (Kaohsiung, TW), Yang; Yu-An (Kaohsiung, TW)
Title: Thread-based microfluidic guiding system
Patent Number: 9,146,212

Inventors: Lin; Chi-Chou (New Taipei, TW), He; Zheng-Ping (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Method for enhancing surface characteristics of a fingerprint sensor and structure made of the same
Patent Number: 9,147,100

Inventors: Lin; I-Thun (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Photoelectric conversion device and optical fiber coupling connector
Patent Number: 9,146,154

Inventors: Lin; Mao-Chao (Taipei, TW), Deng; Shang-Kang (Taipei, TW), Chen; Tien-Hui (Changhua, TW), Lo; Yu-Hung (Sijhih, TW)
Title: Method for solving high PAPR problem of MCM communication system using unitary transform
Patent Number: 8,027,398

Inventors: Lin; Qi-hong (Nanjing, CN)
Title: Process for producing GM-siding with wood grain
Patent Number: 8,025,755

Inventors: Lin; Shang Wei (Taipei, TW), Hsieh; Hung Chang (Hsin-Chu, TW)
Title: Method of preventing photoresist residues
Patent Number: 7,279,428

Inventors: Lin; Sheng-Huang (Taipei, TW)
Title: Clamping tool
Patent Number: 7,280,361

Inventors: Lin; Shing-Huei (Taipei County, TW)
Title: Electronic device
Patent Number: 8,027,166

Inventors: Lin; Shu-Hsuan (Danshuei Township, TW), Chen; Yi-Tzu (Hsin-Chu, TW)
Title: Asymmetric sense amplifier
Patent Number: 8,027,214

Inventors: Lindsay; Steven B. (Bend, OR)
Title: Method and system for improving PCI-E L1 ASPM exit latency
Patent Number: 9,146,892

Inventors: Lipski; Bruce (Leesburg, VA), Miller; Gary M. (Kearneysville, WV), Corp; David O. (Clifton, VA)
Title: SONET multiplexer card having front panel access to electrical and optical connectors for use in compact enclosure for SONET multiplexer cards
Patent Number: 8,027,337

Inventors: Litwiller; Debora Margaret Heiza (Rochester, NY), Juliano; Cornell W. (Churchville, NY), Schieck; Richard A. (Rochester, NY), Grenek; Heidi M. (Fairport, NY), Rivers; Bridgette E. (Henrietta, NY)
Title: Method for generating a rating for assessing accessibility standards compliance
Patent Number: 7,280,976

Inventors: Litwin; Thomas E. (Ridgefield, CT), Litwin; Fred W. (Brookfield, CT)
Title: Bird feeder apparatus
Patent Number: 8,025,030

Inventors: Liu; Ansheng (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for phase shifiting an optical beam in an optical device
Patent Number: 7,280,712

Inventors: Liu; Cheng (Richmond, CA), Xiang; Jingyi (Walnut Creek, CA), Yan; Su (Albany, CA), Wang; Pei (Fremont, CA), Tai; Wei Chan (Emeryville, CA)
Title: Modified glycoproteins and uses thereof
Patent Number: 8,025,879

Inventors: Liu; Guoqing (Cypress, CA), Yang; Ken (Torrance, CA)
Title: Range and azimuth resolution enhancement for real-beam radar
Patent Number: 8,026,841

Inventors: Liu; Wen-Feng (Naperville, IL), Bucquet; Barbara (Valence, FR), Chabut; Barbara (Valence, FR)
Title: Adhesive of epoxy compound, epoxy-reactive monomer and tri- and tetra-functional acrylate accelerators
Patent Number: 8,026,321

Inventors: Liu; Win-Harn (Taipei, TW), Song; Jeff (Taipei, TW), Sun; Yue (Tianjin, CN)
Title: System and method for performing product tests utilizing a single storage device
Patent Number: 7,281,165

Inventors: Liu; Yu (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Verification support method, recording medium having stored verification support program therein, and verification support apparatus
Patent Number: 9,147,017

Inventors: Liu; Zan (Cambridge, MA), Green; William H. (Belmont, MA)
Title: Reversible sorbent for warm CO2 capture by pressure swing adsorption
Patent Number: 9,144,770

Inventors: Livshits; David (San Francisco, CA), Teichner; Lester (Chicago, IL)
Title: Fluid mixer with internal vortex
Patent Number: 9,144,774

Inventors: Lo; Chen-Hsing (Taipei, TW)
Title: Method and apparatus for slip protection of DVD-RAM drive's seek control
Patent Number: 7,280,447

Inventors: Lochtefeld; Thomas J. (La Jolla, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for adjusting and stabilizing a wave generator traveling through a body of water
Patent Number: 9,144,727

Inventors: Loebel; Johannes (Mannheim, DE), Stohr; Andreas (Freinsheim, DE), Boettcher; Peter (Carlsberg, DE)
Title: Isoindoline pigments
Patent Number: 8,026,361

Inventors: Loffler; Matthias (Niedernhausen, DE), Morschhauser; Roman (Mainz, DE), Schade; Manfred (Bonsecours, FR)
Title: Use of comb copolymers based on acryloyldimethyltaurine acid in cosmetic, pharmaceutical and dermatological products
Patent Number: 7,279,154

Inventors: Loges; Peter G. (Natick, MA), Daly; James T. (Mansfield, MA), Villafuerte; V. Mark (Stoneham, MA), von Benken; Christopher J. (Maynard, MA)
Title: Filament for radiation source
Patent Number: 7,280,749

Inventors: Long; Tom (Hockessin, DE), Friel, Sr.; Daniel D. (Greenville, DE), Friel, Jr.; Daniel D. (Kennett Square, PA), Fitzgerald; James M. (West Chester, PA), Busch, Jr.; H. William (Wilmington, DE)
Title: Apparatus for brewing beverages
Patent Number: 7,279,660

Inventors: Longfield; Colin (Houston, TX), Barriol; Yves (Houston, TX), Grant; Douglas W. (Austin, TX)
Title: Apparatus and method for sensing downhole parameters
Patent Number: 7,278,480

Inventors: Loos; Bradley Joseph (San Jose, CA)
Title: Methods and apparatus for cap management and mitigation of selected undesirable matter during fermentation
Patent Number: 9,145,538

Inventors: Lorscheider; Brent (Arcadia, CA)
Title: Double-step offset axle
Patent Number: 9,145,029

Inventors: Lou; Zhe (Antwerp, BE), Bruynooghe; Bert (Gentbrugge, BE), Van Broeck; Sigurd (Zoersel, BE), Moons; Jan Lode Mia (Heist-op-den-Berg, BE)
Title: Postal package delivery system
Patent Number: 8,027,933

Inventors: Loui; Alexander C. (Penfield, NY), Marino; Frank (Rochester, NY)
Title: Method and system for browsing large digital multimedia object collections
Patent Number: 8,028,249

Inventors: Loundsbury; Jonathan Charles (Essex, NY)
Title: Gun stabilizer
Patent Number: 8,028,611

Inventors: Lu; Gang (Belmont, MA), O'Toole; James (Cambridge, MA), Kaashoek; M. Frans (Lexington, MA)
Title: Method and apparatus for automatic network address assignment
Patent Number: 7,281,036

Inventors: Lu; Hai Xin (Singapore, SG), Khin; Mi Mi Aung (Singapore, SG), Law; Sie Yong (Singapore, SG)
Title: Method of accessing a data storage device
Patent Number: 9,147,087

Inventors: Lu; Xinliang (Fremont, CA), Kao; Chien-Teh (Sunnyvale, CA), Lai; Chiukin Steve (Sunnyvale, CA), Chang; Mei (Saratoga, CA)
Title: Contact clean by remote plasma and repair of silicide surface
Patent Number: 9,147,578

Inventors: Lubart; Randy N. (Palm Beach Gardens, FL)
Title: Shoe with support system
Patent Number: 9,144,265

Inventors: Lucht; Robert P. (West Lafayette, IN), Kulatilaka; Waruna D. (West Lafayette, IN), Anderson; Thomas N. (Seguin, TX), Bougher; Thomas L. (Dublin, OH)
Title: Injection-seeded optical parametric oscillator and system
Patent Number: 7,280,268

Inventors: Luk; Alpha Kamchiu (San Jose, CA)
Title: Methods and systems for a closest match search
Patent Number: 9,146,947

Inventors: Lundy; Michael T. (Olathe, KS), Hunter; Kevin E. (Olathe, KS)
Title: Method and system for management of call tones
Patent Number: 7,277,691

Inventors: Lv; Peishi (Qingdao, CN), Xu; Sheng (Qingdao, CN), Liu; Jie (Qingdao, CN), Pi; Xiaojie (Qingdao, CN), Chen; Yuling (Qingdao, CN)
Title: Small size pulsator-type automatic washing machine
Patent Number: 9,145,633

Inventors: Lv; Ziyi (Shanghai, CN), Zhou; Xihui (Shanghai, CN), Kou; Xinjian (Shanghai, CN), Huang; Jihong (Shanghai, CN)
Title: Self-repairing composites responsive in the presence of an aqueous medium
Patent Number: 9,145,336

Inventors: Lyapko; Nikolai Grigorievich (Donetskoy, UA)
Title: Needle for use in reflexotherapy, and an applicator using the same
Patent Number: 8,025,673

Inventors: Lynar; Timothy M. (Carlton Vic, AU), Steer; Kent C. (Carlton Vic, AU)
Title: Estimating the time until a reply email will be received using a recipient behavior model
Patent Number: 9,146,895

Inventors: Lynar; Timothy M. (Carlton Victoria, AU), Vecchiola; Christian (Carlton Victoria, AU)
Title: Resilient routing based on a multi-channel model for emergency management
Patent Number: 9,148,336

Inventors: Lynch; George R. (Coppell, TX), Brandenburg; Allen E. (Dripping Springs, TX)
Title: One piece sealing reservoir for an insulin infusion pump
Patent Number: 9,144,645

Inventors: Lynch; James C. (Austin, TX), Girardeau, Jr.; James Ward (Austin, TX), Astrachan; Paul Morris (Austin, TX)
Title: Correlation module for use in a radio receiver
Patent Number: 7,280,588

Inventors: Ma; Hao-Yun (Tu-Cheng, TW)
Title: Socket connector for carrying integrated circuit package
Patent Number: 7,278,860

Inventors: Maa; Jer-Shen (Vancouver, WA), Lee; Jong-Jan (Camas, WA), Tweet; Douglas J. (Camas, WA), Hsu; Sheng Teng (Camas, WA)
Title: Method of fabricating single-layer and multi-layer single crystalline silicon and silicon devices on plastic using sacrificial glass
Patent Number: 7,279,400

Inventors: Macan; Aaron Damian (Loveland, CO), Luettgen; Harold A. (Windsor, CO)
Title: Articulating shower arm
Patent Number: 8,024,822

Inventors: MacDonald; John Gavin (Decatur, GA), Arehart; Kelly D. (Alpharetta, GA)
Title: Visual indicator chronograph and the use of the same
Patent Number: 7,280,441

Inventors: Madajczak; Tomasz B. (Gda sk, PL)
Title: Network processor with content addressable memory (CAM) mask
Patent Number: 7,281,083

Inventors: Madden; Kathleen S. (Bethesda, MD)
Title: Protein kinase C gamma as a biomarker for neuropsychological and cognitive functions in the central nervous system
Patent Number: 8,026,077

Inventors: Madison; Julie B. (Hampton, VA)
Title: Frame construction for eyewear having removable auxiliary lenses
Patent Number: 7,278,731

Inventors: Madison; Michael W. (Gulf Shores, AL)
Title: Enclosure for wall charger
Patent Number: 9,147,973

Inventors: Maebashi; Takanori (Kisarazu, JP), Miyakawa; Nobuaki (Niiza, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device and method of manufacturing semiconductor device
Patent Number: 8,026,612

Inventors: Maeda; Takao (Takefu, JP), Shima, legal representative; Yuko (Takefu, JP), Shima, deceased; Satoshi (Takefu, JP)
Title: Electrostatic chuck
Patent Number: 7,280,341

Inventors: Maehara; Hiroaki (Hyogo, JP), Hagiwara; Masatoshi (Hyogo, JP), Ishio; Masato (Hyogo, JP), Ikezoe; Akira (Hyogo, JP), Oda; Zenkou (Hyogo, JP)
Title: Vehicle controller and vehicle control method
Patent Number: 7,280,908

Inventors: Magg; Norbert (Berlin, DE), Lankes; Simon (Falkensee, DE), Flesch; Peter (Berlin, DE), Nauen; Andre (Regensburg, DE)
Title: Electrode, and high-pressure discharge lamp comprising said electrode
Patent Number: 9,147,569

Inventors: Mahajan; Manish (San Jose, CA)
Title: Small form-factor distance sensor
Patent Number: 9,146,308

Inventors: Mahan; Laura L. (Kanata, CA), Forbes; Kelly K. (Nepean, CA), Illingworth; Shaun (Kanata, CA)
Title: Method, apparatus, processor-readable media and signals for acquiring and presenting acquired multimedia content
Patent Number: 8,028,227

Inventors: Mahendran; Arungundram C. (San Diego, CA)
Title: System, apparatus and method to enable mobile stations to identify calls based on predetermined values set in a call header
Patent Number: 9,148,769

Inventors: Mahr; Ulrich (Backnang, DE)
Title: Parabolic reflector and antenna incorporating same
Patent Number: 7,280,081

Inventors: Maki; Atsushi (Fuchu, JP), Fujiwara; Michiyuki (Kashiwa, JP)
Title: Biological measurement probe, biological optical measurement instrument using the same, and brain function measurement instrument
Patent Number: 7,280,859

Inventors: Makino; Kennichi (Kanagawa, JP), Itoh; Takumi (Kanagawa, JP), Okada; Junichi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Motor drive apparatus for electric forklift and electric forklift adopting the same
Patent Number: 9,145,287

Inventors: Mallick; Brian (Houston, TX)
Title: System for the relative navigation of aircraft and spacecraft using a phased array antenna
Patent Number: 7,280,072

Inventors: Maloca; Peter (Lucerne, CH), Haroud; Karim (Chavannes-sur-Moudon, CH), Schnell; Urban (Muenchenbuchsee, CH)
Title: Ophthalmologic apparatus for imaging an eye by optical coherence tomography
Patent Number: 8,025,403

Inventors: Manabe; Kenichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus with conveyance guide member
Patent Number: 7,280,784

Inventors: Manabe; Kenzo (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device and manufacturing method thereof
Patent Number: 8,026,554

Inventors: Manabe; Takanobu (Kawasaki, JP), Kurosu; Toshiaki (Oita, JP), Watanabe; Makoto (Yokohama, JP), Nagai; Masataka (Yokohama, JP), Murayama; Hiroyuki (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Method of making nozzle chip
Patent Number: 9,146,461

Inventors: Mann; Hans-Juergen (Oberkochen, DE)
Title: Microlithography projection system with an accessible diaphragm or aperture stop
Patent Number: 9,146,472

Inventors: Manuel; Mark (Shelby Township, MI)
Title: Method for producing a tool
Patent Number: 7,278,197

Inventors: Marasch; Marek J. (Longmont, CO), Brown; Jeffrey S. (Fort Colllins, CO), Daugherty; Jay (Longmont, CO), Harker; Jay D. (Denver, CO)
Title: Parallel interface pattern modification for addressing signal integrity concerns
Patent Number: 9,148,171

Inventors: Marcon; Marco (Bollate, IT), Onofrio; Davide (Milan, IT)
Title: Method for recognition between a first object and a second object each represented by images
Patent Number: 8,027,532

Inventors: Marczyk; Stanislaw (Stratford, CT), Gumkowski; Emily Grace-Anne (Durham, CT), Segan; Ross D. (Guilford, CT)
Title: Clamp for male circumcision and related method of use
Patent Number: 9,144,435

Inventors: Maresh; Joseph D (West Linn, OR), Stearns; Kenneth W (Houston, TX)
Title: Adjustable stride length exercise method and apparatus
Patent Number: 8,025,611

Inventors: Markworth; Christopher John (Durham, NC), Marron; Brian Edward (Durham, NC), Rawson; David James (Sandwich, GB), Storer; Robert Ian (Sandwich, GB), Swain; Nigel Alan (Sandwich, GB), West; Christopher William (Durham, NC), Zhou; Shulan (Durham, NC)
Title: Sulfonamide compounds
Patent Number: 9,145,407

Inventors: Marnoch; Ian A. (Markham, CA)
Title: Thermal conversion device and process
Patent Number: 8,024,929

Inventors: Marsh; Bobby J. (Lake Stevens, WA), Nichols; Steven H. (Auburn, WA)
Title: Calibration apparatus and process
Patent Number: 7,277,811

Inventors: Marshall; John D. (Boise, ID), Keithley; Douglas G. (Boise, ID)
Title: Laser print apparatus that generates pulse width value and justification value based on pixels in a multi-bit image
Patent Number: 7,280,246

Inventors: Martheenal; Basil T. (Brampton, CA)
Title: Residential recycling bin
Patent Number: 8,025,174

Inventors: Martin; Joseph B. (Arlington, VA)
Title: Universal system component emulator with human readable output
Patent Number: 7,280,955

Inventors: Martin; Marc A. (Tucson, AZ), Helak; Dustin A. (Tucson, AZ), Webster; Jason (Tucson, AZ)
Title: Effectively limitless apparent free space on storage device
Patent Number: 9,146,679

Inventors: Martinez; Gonzalo (Mendota Heights, MN)
Title: Method of manufacture of smart microfluidic medical device with universal coating
Patent Number: 7,279,112

Inventors: Masiewicz; John C. (Mission Viejo, CA)
Title: Disk drive using loopback to calibrate transmission amplitude
Patent Number: 7,280,302

Inventors: Mason; Gary J. (Camberley, GB)
Title: Oil spill cleanup from water
Patent Number: 9,145,308

Inventors: Mason; Matthew J. (Santa Barbara, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for interacting with a source code control system
Patent Number: 7,278,106

Inventors: Mastri; Dominick L. (Bridgeport, CT), Viola; Frank J. (Sandy Hook, CT), Alesi, Jr.; Thomas W. (New Fairfield, CT), Geiste; Robert J. (Milford, CT), Wilson; Jon (Fairfield, CT)
Title: Surgical stapler
Patent Number: 7,278,562

Inventors: Masuda; Kouji (Saitama, JP), Hirata; Kiminobu (Saitama, JP), Masaki; Nobuhiko (Saitama, JP)
Title: Exhaust emission purifying apparatus for engine
Patent Number: 8,028,516

Inventors: Masuda; Tsuyoshi (Duluth, GA), Tran; Steve N. (Tustin, CA), Wu; Wei-Young (Diamond Bar, CA)
Title: Runnable splice
Patent Number: 7,279,209

Inventors: Masui; Yuji (Kanagawa, JP), Arakida; Takahiro (Kanagawa, JP), Kikuchi; Kayoko (Kanagawa, JP), Naruse; Terukazu (Kanagawa, JP), Oki; Tomoyuki (Kanagawa, JP), Jogan; Naoki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device
Patent Number: 8,027,370

Inventors: Matsuda; Shohei (Hyogo, JP), Hani; Hiroaki (Hyogo, JP), Yamada; Koji (Hyogo, JP), Moriya; Hiroyuki (Hyogo, JP), Orai; Shinichiro (Hyogo, JP)
Title: Temperature-sensitive aluminum phosphate solution, a process for producing the same and the use thereof
Patent Number: 8,025,725

Inventors: Matsuda; Takaho (Utsunomiya, JP)
Title: In-finder display device
Patent Number: 7,280,751

Inventors: Matsuda; Takayuki (Kariya, JP)
Title: Pipeline processing device and interrupt processing method
Patent Number: 7,281,121

Inventors: Matsumoto; Hideyuki (Kiryu, JP), Kyushin; Soichiro (Kiryu, JP), Negishi; Keisuke (Kiryu, JP), Ono; Youhei (Ichihara, JP), Uchida; Manabu (Ichihara, JP), Oomori; Hidefumi (Ichihara, JP)
Title: Triphenylene compounds, method of manufacturing the same and organic electroluminescent devices employing the same
Patent Number: 8,026,663

Inventors: Matsumoto; Koichi (Tokyo, JP), Mori; Kyoko (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Information processing apparatus and content registration method, and program
Patent Number: 8,028,312

Inventors: Matsumoto; Takayuki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Memory controller, memory control method, and memory control system
Patent Number: 9,147,460

Inventors: Matsumura; Ikuo (Yamato, JP), Shimizu; Shuichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Multi-ECU simulation by using 2-layer peripherals with look-ahead time
Patent Number: 9,147,016

Inventors: Matsumura; Takeshi (Chiba, JP)
Title: Ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus
Patent Number: 9,144,413

Inventors: Matsuo; Yoshihide (Kamaishi, JP)
Title: Chemical substance having morphogenetic and growth-accelerating activities
Patent Number: 7,279,314

Inventors: Matsuse; Shuhsaku (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Compressed storage access system with uncompressed frequent use data
Patent Number: 9,146,933

Inventors: Matsutani; Takashi (Toyota, JP), Nakada; Takanori (Toyota, JP), Shinpo; Yoshikazu (Nisshin, JP), Hatano; Makoto (Obu, JP), Kubota; Takashi (Obu, JP)
Title: Cooling structure of cylinder block
Patent Number: 7,278,380

Inventors: Matsuura; Junichi (Inagi, JP)
Title: Voltage-controlled oscillator
Patent Number: 7,279,998

Inventors: Matsuura; Mutsumi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Tandem rotation detector for high precision detection
Patent Number: 7,279,890

Inventors: Matsuura; Toru (Osaka, JP), Adachi; Hisashi (Osaka, JP)
Title: Data converter, signal generator, transmitter and communication apparatus using the data converter or the signal generator, and data conversion method
Patent Number: 7,280,610

Inventors: Matsuzaki; Koichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus having a voltage change determiner
Patent Number: 8,027,604

Inventors: Matt; Patrick (Marktoberdorf, DE), Kieser; Axel (Ingersheim, DE)
Title: Device for the thermal deburring of workpieces
Patent Number: 8,025,745

Inventors: Maufer; Thomas A. (Menlo Park, CA), Gyugl; Paul J. (Sunnyvale, CA), Nanda; Sameer (San Jose, CA), Sidenblad; Paul J. (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Data structures and state tracking for network protocol processing
Patent Number: 9,146,949

Inventors: Maul; Manfred (Aalen, DE), Fiolka; Damian (Oberkochen, DE)
Title: Filter device for the compensation of an asymmetric pupil illumination
Patent Number: 8,025,427

Inventors: Maupin; Gary O. (Cape Coral, FL), Dolan; Marc C. (Wellington, CO), Hamon; Nicholas (Sparta, NJ), Snell; Eric J. (Barnesville, GA)
Title: Method for applying chemicals to rodents
Patent Number: 8,028,661

Inventors: May; Vernon (Kerens, TX), Leyva; Alberto (Coral Springs, FL)
Title: DSL diagnosis expert system and method
Patent Number: 8,027,807

Inventors: Mayes; Paul E. (Champaign, IL), Klock; Paul W. (Urbana, IL), Barot; Suhail (Urbana, IL)
Title: Electrically small antenna devices, systems, apparatus, and methods
Patent Number: 8,026,860

Inventors: Maziere; Jean-francois (Trappes, FR), Saidani; Faouzi (Antony, FR)
Title: Buckle of a seat belt for a motor vehicle
Patent Number: 8,024,845

Inventors: McArdle; James Michael (Austin, TX)
Title: Java management extensions (JMX) bean custom service extension plugin agent for an application server
Patent Number: 9,146,756

Inventors: McCorkle; John W. (Vienna, VA), Rofheart; Martin (Washington, DC)
Title: Ultra wide bandwidth communications method and system
Patent Number: 7,280,607

Inventors: McCoy; Kim (West Haven, CT)
Title: Window insertable pet door
Patent Number: 9,145,731

Inventors: McCubbins, Jr.; Ray Woodrow (Eagle Mountain, UT), Whiting; Nathan Jared (Highland, UT), Schillreff; Fred Vincent (Myton, UT), Miller; Larry George (Pleasant Grove, UT), Miller; Theron Glade (Park City, UT)
Title: Metallic nanoparticle biocide in industrial applications
Patent Number: 9,145,511

Inventors: McElhinney; Graham A. (Inverurie, GB)
Title: Method of magnetizing casing string tubulars for enhanced passive ranging
Patent Number: 8,026,722

Inventors: McEwen, IV; Robert J. (Charlotte, NC), McEwen; Jeffrey D. (Charlotte, NC)
Title: Device and method for sonar measurement of a swimming pool
Patent Number: 7,280,433

Inventors: McFadden; Robert Cassin (Loretto, CA), Lal; Shannon Dinesh (Ottawa, CA), Clarke; Christopher James McInnis (Toronto, CA)
Title: Mobile radiation surveillance network
Patent Number: 8,026,846

Inventors: McGill; Shane R. (West Malling, GB)
Title: Dispensing apparatus
Patent Number: 7,278,555

Inventors: McHenry; Mark A. (McLean, VA), Dain; Dmitry (Herndon, VA), Livsics; Jevgenijs (Vienna, VA), Steadman; Karl (Arlington, VA), Ritterbush; Olga (Arlington, VA)
Title: Methods for using a detector to monitor and detect channel occupancy
Patent Number: 8,027,249

Inventors: McHowell; James W. (Hyde Park, MA)
Title: Multi-spacer tool
Patent Number: 8,028,434

Inventors: McIntosh; Joseph James (Painted Post, NY)
Title: High delivery temperature isopipe materials
Patent Number: 8,028,544

Inventors: McIntosh; Laura M. (St. Laurent, CA), Jackson; Michael (Winnipeg, CA), Mantsch, II; Henry (Winnipeg, CA), Mansfield; James R. (Boston, MA), Crowson; A. Neil (Winnipeg, CA), Toole; John W. P. (Winnipeg, CA)
Title: Non-invasive screening of skin diseases by visible/near-infrared spectroscopy
Patent Number: 7,280,866

Inventors: McKee; Philip R. (Frisco, TX), Winkelmann; Earl R. (Garland, TX), McKee; Kara Louise (Fisco, TX)
Title: High-speed cooking oven with optimized cooking efficiency
Patent Number: 8,026,463

Inventors: McKenzie; Marvin Ray (Dothan, AL), Chaney; McKinley L. (Madison, AL)
Title: Oscillating linear compressor
Patent Number: 9,145,878

Inventors: Mealy; James (Corvallis, OR)
Title: Optical movement sensor with light folding device
Patent Number: 9,146,626

Inventors: Mechaley, Jr.; Robert G. (Kirkland, WA)
Title: System and method for wireless coupon transactions
Patent Number: 8,027,667

Inventors: Medlock; Joel D. (Campbell, CA)
Title: Apparatus and method for sub-chip offset correlation in spread-spectrum communication systems
Patent Number: 7,280,582

Inventors: Mehta; Neelesh B. (Medford, MA), Molisch; Andreas F. (Arlington, MA), Wu; Jingxian (Rohnert Park, CA), Zhang; Jinyun (Cambridge, MA)
Title: Method for representing a combination of signals with a distribution of a single lognormal random variable
Patent Number: 7,280,942

Inventors: Mei; Rui (Santa Clara, CA), Webster; Teresa (Loma Mar, CA)
Title: System, method, and computer software for genotyping analysis and identification of allelic imbalance
Patent Number: 7,280,922

Inventors: Meier; Kyle R. (Katy, TX), Arnold; Christopher R. (Sugar Land, TX)
Title: Fluid velocity-driven circulation tool
Patent Number: 9,145,748

Inventors: Meier; Roger (Lausanne, CH), Castella; Pierre (Bulle, CH)
Title: Process and system for detecting a particular state of a specific parking space
Patent Number: 9,147,346

Inventors: Meka; Ramakrishna Venkata (Bangalore, IN), Govindarao; Krishna Annasagar (Bangalore, IN), Gupta; Pallapothu Shyam Sundera Bala Koteswara (Bangalore, IN), Suman; Kopparapu (Bangalore, IN), Korada; Ramkishor (Bangalore, IN)
Title: System and computer-readable medium for automatic white balancing
Patent Number: 8,026,954

Inventors: Melby; Doug (Bainbridge Island, WA), Greenberg; David G. (Phoenix, AZ)
Title: Medical dispending safety system that monitors drug ingestion
Patent Number: 9,147,043

Inventors: Melnik; Yuri V. (Rockville, MD), Soukhoveev; Vitali (Gaithersburg, MD), Ivantsov; Vladimir (Gaithersburg, MD), Tsvetkov; Katie (Gaithersburg, MD), Dmitriev; Vladimir A. (Gaithersburg, MD)
Title: Reactor for extended duration growth of gallium containing single crystals
Patent Number: 7,279,047

Inventors: Melrose; David Murray (Auckland, NZ)
Title: Method of processing a container and base cup structure for removal of vacuum pressure
Patent Number: 8,028,498

Inventors: Mendez; Joseph Alexander (Cibolo, TX), Ruiz-Mendez; Patsy (Cibolo, TX), Mendez; Joshua Bryn (Cibolo, TX), Mendez; Ryan Joseph (Cibolo, TX)
Title: Lower extremity dryer
Patent Number: 9,145,996

Inventors: Mendoza; Christine B. (San Diego, CA), Lidell; John (Cleveland, GB), Moss; David (North Yorkshire, GB)
Title: Process for manufacture of Nematode-extracted Anticoagulant Protein (NAP)
Patent Number: 7,279,309

Inventors: Meng; Shuang (Boise, ID), Derderian; Garo J. (Boise, ID), Sandhu; Gurtej Singh (Boise, ID)
Title: Enhanced atomic layer deposition
Patent Number: 7,279,732

Inventors: Meng; Xiangsheng (Chanhassen, MN), Tsobanakis; Paraskevas (Inver Grove Heights, MN), Malsam; Jeffrey (Minneapolis, MN), Abraham; Timothy (Minnetonka, MN)
Title: Process for separating and recovering 3-hydroxypropionic acid and acrylic acid
Patent Number: 7,279,598

Inventors: Mesh-Iliescu; Alisa (Kfar Saba, IL), Kolmanovitch; Vladimir (Netanya, IL)
Title: Book using color space encoded image
Patent Number: 9,147,143

Inventors: Meyer, Jr.; Kevin G. (Zionsville, IN), Bravo-Altamirano; Karla (Carmel, IN), Renga; James M. (Indianapolis, IN), Herrick; Jessica (Zionsville, IN), Nugent; Benjamin (Brownsburg, IN), Boebel; Timothy (Indianapolis, IN), Li; Fangzheng (Carmel, IN), Wang; Nick X. (Westfield, IN), Owen; W. John (Carmel, IN), Graupner; Paul (Carmel, IN), Yao; Chenglin (Westfield, IN), Heemstra; Ronald J. (Fishers, IN)
Title: Macrocyclic picolinamides as fungicides
Patent Number: 9,144,239

Inventors: Meyer; James W (Shoreview, MN), Klier; Jake (Blaine, MN)
Title: Apparatus and methods for the automated creation of distributed configuration storage
Patent Number: 7,277,965

Inventors: Mikel; Dean (Boise, ID), Wilkins; Mark (Boise, ID)
Title: One pass security
Patent Number: 7,281,128

Inventors: Miles; Mark W. (Boston, MA)
Title: Interferometric modulation of radiation
Patent Number: 7,280,265

Inventors: Miller; Brian M. (Long Beach, CA), Cramer; John (Long Beach, CA), Lyon; David B. (San Diego, CA), Hostetler; Eric J. (Silverado, CA), Welsch; Bernard M. F. (Gardena, CA)
Title: Caddy for grappling hook and deployment spool assembly
Patent Number: 9,145,279

Inventors: Miller; Michelle (Bury St Edmonds, GB)
Title: Two component curable compositions
Patent Number: 8,026,307

Inventors: Mills; Michael (Austin, TX), Goldenberg; Marius (Austin, TX), Zhou; Yan (Austin, TX), Whaley; Jeffrey (Dripping Springs, TX)
Title: Pulse metering architecture
Patent Number: 7,280,062

Inventors: Minborg; Per-.ANG.ke (Stora Hoga, SE), Pojanvuori; Timo (Hovas, SE)
Title: Method and apparatus for exchange of data objects between network nodes depending on terminal capability
Patent Number: 8,027,443

Inventors: Minton, Jr.; Joseph Grayson (Charlotte, NC)
Title: Method for flow analysis utilizing cell elevation topology
Patent Number: 7,277,837

Inventors: Minzoni; Alessandro (Morrisville, NC)
Title: Clock controller with integrated DLL and DCC
Patent Number: 7,279,946

Inventors: Misbach; Matthew A. (Orem, UT)
Title: System and method of imaging a memory module while in functional operation
Patent Number: 8,028,134

Inventors: Mise; Tetsuo (Tokyo, JP), Nemoto; Hiroyuki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Imaging apparatus, imaging apparatus control method, and computer program
Patent Number: 8,027,581

Inventors: Mishra; Brajabandhu (Orissa, IN)
Title: Multiple channel audio system supporting data channel replacement
Patent Number: 8,027,485

Inventors: Mistkawi; Nabil G. (Keizer, OR), Dominguez; Lourdes (Beaverton, OR)
Title: Composition for etching a metal hard mask material in semiconductor processing
Patent Number: 8,025,811

Inventors: Misumi; Kenji (Kyoto, JP), Kojima; Makoto (Osaka, JP)
Title: Non-volatile memory device with threshold voltage control function
Patent Number: 7,280,409

Inventors: Mitchell, Jr.; Donald LeRoy (Bellevue, WA)
Title: Virtual location aware content using presence information data formation with location object (PIDF-LO)
Patent Number: 9,148,491

Inventors: Mitra; Subhasish (Folsom, CA), Zhang; Ming (Urbana, IL), Mak; Tak M. (Union City, CA), Shi; Quan (Beaverton, OR), Kim; Kee Sup (El Dorado Hills, CA)
Title: System and shadow circuits with output joining circuit
Patent Number: 7,278,074

Inventors: Miura; Masahide (Imasato, JP)
Title: Metal oxide particle, production process thereof and exhaust gas purifying catalyst
Patent Number: 8,026,193

Inventors: Miura; Seiji (Hachioji, JP), Ayukawa; Kazushige (Kokubunji, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device with non-volatile memory and random access memory
Patent Number: 7,280,426

Inventors: Miura; Seishi (Sagamihara, JP)
Title: Organic EL element array with improved aperture ratio
Patent Number: 8,026,666

Inventors: Miura; Toshiaki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device
Patent Number: 8,026,569

Inventors: Miwa; Toshiharu (Yokohama, JP), Ishikawa; Seiji (Kawasaki, JP), Matsumoto; Chizu (Fujisawa, JP)
Title: Diagnosis system and diagnosis method for lithium ion secondary battery
Patent Number: 9,147,913

Inventors: Miyadera; Tatsuya (Osaka, JP)
Title: Image forming method, image forming apparatus and toner image pattern
Patent Number: 8,026,937

Inventors: Miyaji; Katsuaki (Funabashi, JP), Shigeta; Yukihiro (Funabashi, JP), Nakano; Satoshi (Funabashi, JP), Ota; Hirofumi (Funabashi, JP), Ishiwata; Norihisa (Minamisaitama-gun, JP)
Title: Hydrazide compounds and thrombopoietin receptor activators
Patent Number: 8,026,368

Inventors: Miyake; Eitaro (Hyogo, JP), Aizawa; Masashi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device component and semiconductor device
Patent Number: 9,147,621

Inventors: Miyazaki; Masashi (Nakamuroda Haruna-Machi, JP), Takayama; Mitsuhiro (Nakamuroda Haruna-Machi, JP), Sawatari; Tatsuro (Nakamuroda Haruna-Machi, JP), Murota; Takatoshi (Nakamuroda Haruna-Machi, JP)
Title: Multilayer printed wiring board and production method therefor
Patent Number: 7,278,205

Inventors: Miyazaki; Shunji (Kawasaki, JP), Obuchi; Kazuhisa (Kawasaki, JP), Yano; Tetsuya (Kawasaki, JP), Dateki; Takashi (Kawasaki, JP), Kobayashi; Mitsuo (Kawasaki, JP), Mikami; Junya (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Transmission device, encoding device and decoding device
Patent Number: 8,028,223

Inventors: Mizoguchi; Yasushi (Suwa, JP), Yamaga; Hirokazu (Chino, JP)
Title: Optical device, optical scanner, and image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 8,027,072

Inventors: Mizokawa; Takumi (Tokyo, JP), Omori; Makoto (Aichi, JP), Takakado; Yuzo (Aichi, JP), Kawano; Hitoshi (Mie, JP)
Title: Conveyance system
Patent Number: 7,278,812

Inventors: Mizuochi; Shunichi (Nagano, JP)
Title: Positioning device, method of controlling positioning device, and recording medium
Patent Number: 8,028,014

Inventors: Mizutani; Masahiko (Yokohama, JP), Yajima; Yusuke (Fujisawa, JP), Kanno; Takayuki (Yokohama, JP), Yasuda; Takeshi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Communication system and communication apparatus
Patent Number: 8,027,258

Inventors: Mizutani; Masaki (Ibaraki, JP), Fujii; Hirofumi (Ibaraki, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing wiring circuit board
Patent Number: 8,026,045

Inventors: Moezidis; Nick (San Jose, CA), Taradalsky; Morris (San Jose, CA), Rittiman; Ross (Zephyr Cove, NV), Brooks; Jeffrey (San Jose, CA)
Title: Refrigerator door wine dispenser
Patent Number: 9,146,054

Inventors: Mogul; Jeffrey Clifford (Menlo Park, CA), Muralimanohar; Naveen (Santa Clara, CA), Shah; Mehul A. (Saratoga, CA), Anderson; Eric A. (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Methods and apparatus to access memory using runtime characteristics
Patent Number: 9,146,867

Inventors: Mohapatra; Subhransu (Bangalore, IN), Nanda; Alok (Bangalore, IN), Mooijman; Frank (Halsteren, NL)
Title: Bumper assembly with energy absorber
Patent Number: 7,278,667

Inventors: Mok; Jee-Soo (Chungcheongbuk-do, KR), Sun; Byung-Kook (Seoul, KR), Song; Chang-Kyu (Daejeon, KR), Yun; Geum-Hee (Kyunggi-Do, KR), Kim; Tae-Hoon (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Parallel multi-layer printed circuit board having improved interconnection and method for manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 7,279,412

Inventors: Molema; Jeroen (Drachten, NL), Sinnema; Anke (Drachten, NL), Westerhof; Wilko (Drachten, NL)
Title: Appliance for personal care with automatic fluid dispenser
Patent Number: 8,028,708

Inventors: Molina; Arnold (Winnetka, CA)
Title: Gravity drained, waste management mechanism
Patent Number: 9,145,668

Inventors: Molnar-Kimber; Katherine L. (Worcester, PA), Caufield; Craig E. (New York, NY), Ocain; Timothy D. (Framingham, MA)
Title: Rapamycin conjugates
Patent Number: 7,279,562

Inventors: Mondloch; Michael J. (Waukesha, WI), Pyne; Harry M. (New Berlin, WI), Venhaus; David A. (West Allis, WI)
Title: LED lighting system for use in environments with high magnetic fields or that require low EMI emissions
Patent Number: 8,025,424

Inventors: Monnerie; Christian (Clermont-Ferrand, FR)
Title: Aircraft tire
Patent Number: 7,278,457

Inventors: Montagne; Xavier (Rueil Malmaison Cedex, FR), Jeuland; Nicolas (Paris, FR)
Title: Method of removing the fuel contained in the lubricating oil of an internal-combustion engine and engine using same
Patent Number: 8,025,041

Inventors: Montano; Sergio T. (Vienna, VA), Shvodian; William M. (McLean, VA), Odman; Knut T. (Vienna, VA), Dowe; Russell G. (Vienna, VA), Apisdorf; Joel Z. (Reston, VA)
Title: Method of operating a media access controller
Patent Number: 7,280,518

Inventors: Moomaw; David E. (East Aurora, NY)
Title: Apparatus for affecting motion in an inflatable display
Patent Number: 9,147,356

Inventors: Moon; Jung-Woo (Yongin, KR), Nam; Kie-Hyun (Yongin, KR), Kim; Mu-Gyeom (Yongin, KR)
Title: Flat panel display apparatus and organic light-emitting display apparatus
Patent Number: 9,147,858

Inventors: Moon; Seong-Hak (Seoul, KR)
Title: Apparatus and method for driving field emission display device
Patent Number: 7,280,089

Inventors: Moon; Yeon-Kug (Seoul, KR), Kim; Jae-Ho (Seoul, KR), Ahn; Il-Yeup (Seoul, KR), Lee; Sang-Shin (Seoul, KR), Song; Min-Hwan (Seoul, KR), Won; Kwang-Ho (Seoul, KR)
Title: Fusing apparatus for correcting process variation
Patent Number: 8,026,737

Inventors: Moore; Brian (Edmonton, CA)
Title: Wireless radio frequency technique design and method for testing of integrated circuits and wafers
Patent Number: 8,028,208

Inventors: Moore; Mark Justin (Cambridge, GB)
Title: Systems and methods for managing shared resources in a computer system
Patent Number: 8,028,298

Inventors: Moran; Margaret (Nesconset, NY)
Title: Color coded beverage cap collection with permanent passive indicia indicating beverage bottle user identities
Patent Number: 8,028,446

Inventors: Mordue; George S. (Ravenna, OH), Bright; Mark A. (Cleveland Heights, OH)
Title: Pump for molten materials with suspended solids
Patent Number: 7,278,824

Inventors: Moretta; Alessandro (Genoa, IT), Bottino; Cristina (Genoa, IT), Biassoni; Roberto (Genoa, IT)
Title: Polypeptides having a triggering NK activity and biological applications
Patent Number: 7,279,291

Inventors: Morgan; Robert D. (Parma, ID)
Title: Light conductor and treatment for ailments involving the throat
Patent Number: 8,025,686

Inventors: Moriguchi; Isamu (Nagasaki, JP), Yamada; Hirotoshi (Nagasaki, JP)
Title: Composite nano porous electrode material, process for production thereof, and lithium ion secondary battery
Patent Number: 9,147,879

Inventors: Morimoto; Hiroyuki (Tsukuba, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing semiconductor device and semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,279,776

Inventors: Morimoto; Masami (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Moving picture coding apparatus utilizing a DCT coefficient for performing intra-coding
Patent Number: 8,027,387

Inventors: Morinaga; Yasuo (Chiyoda-ku, JP), Tsukamoto; Masakatsu (Chiyoda-ku, JP), Ota; Manabu (Chiyoda-ku, JP), Higuchi; Takeshi (Chiyoda-ku, JP)
Title: Mobile information terminal and operation state determination method
Patent Number: 9,146,637

Inventors: Morishima; Makoto (Hitachinaka, JP), Kamo; Tomoichi (Tokai, JP), Kobayashi; Toshiyuki (Tokai, JP), Yamaga; Kenji (Hitachi, JP), Koyama; Tohru (Hitachi, JP)
Title: Fuel cell, polyelectrolyte and ion-exchange resin use for same
Patent Number: 7,279,244

Inventors: Morishita; Yusuke (Inagi, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus that performs inspection of printed matter, method of controlling the same, and storage medium
Patent Number: 9,146,516

Inventors: Moriya; Yukio (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Yoshida; Hiroshi (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Nakayama; Tohru (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Ozawa; Yuji (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Crusher and mobile crushing machine equipped with the crusher
Patent Number: 7,278,596

Inventors: Morley; Alexander Alan (Glenelg, AU)
Title: Method for DNA breakpoint analysis
Patent Number: 9,145,587

Inventors: Morris; Dale (Steamboat Springs, CO)
Title: Interleaving bits of multiple instruction results in a single destination register
Patent Number: 9,146,738

Inventors: Morris; Stephen J. (Shrewsbury, GB)
Title: Apparatus and method for positioning a workpiece
Patent Number: 8,028,427

Inventors: Mosbey; Deral T. (Lake Elmo, MN), Eian; Gilbert L. (Mahtomedi, MN), Scholz; Matthew T. (Woodbury, MN), Mallo; Richard A. (Woodbury, MN), Lu; Ling (Woodbury, MN)
Title: Water-in-oil emulsions with ethylene oxide groups, compositions, and methods
Patent Number: 8,026,327

Inventors: Moschetta; Jean-Marc (Toulouse, FR), Thipyopas; Chinnapat (Bangkok, TH)
Title: Remotely controlled micro/nanoscale aerial vehicle comprising a system for traveling on the ground, vertical takeoff, and landing
Patent Number: 9,145,207

Inventors: Moser; Peter (Stans, AT), Riedler; Thomas (Baumkirchen, AT)
Title: Device for fastening and contacting a lighting means and/or a lighting module, and lamp
Patent Number: 9,146,021

Inventors: Moser; Peter (Stans, AT), Riedler; Thomas (Baumkirchen, AT)
Title: Device for fastening and contacting a lighting means and/or a lighting module, and lamp
Patent Number: 9,146,022

Inventors: Moskowitz; Paul Andrew (Yorktown Heights, NY), Yu; Philip Shi-Lung (Chappaqua, NY), Boies; Stephen J. (Mahopac, NY), Dinkin; Samuel (Austin, TX)
Title: System and method for a fee address system
Patent Number: 7,280,982

Inventors: Motoda; Yuji (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Diversity reception circuit
Patent Number: 8,027,418

Inventors: Moubayed; Ahmad-Maher (Mission Viejo, CA), Hyman; Oscar E. (Poulsbo, WA), White; David N. (San Juan Capistrano, CA), Wilson; Larry L. (Poway, CA), Stevenson; John W. (Carlsbad, CA), Moubayed; Jay G. (Aliso Viejo, CA), Thomas; Linda (Laguna Niguel, CA)
Title: Method and system for controlled infusion of therapeutic substances
Patent Number: 8,025,634

Inventors: Moutarlier; Philippe (Milton, MA)
Title: Computer implemented method for assigning a back-off interval to an intermediary network access device
Patent Number: 7,280,554

Inventors: Moyer; William C. (Dripping Springs, TX), Fitzsimmons; Michael D. (Austin, TX), Millar; Brian M. (Austin, TX), Vaglica; John J. (Austin, TX)
Title: Method and apparatus for responding to access errors in a data processing system
Patent Number: 7,278,062

Inventors: Mueck; Markus Dominik (Unterhaching, DE)
Title: Mobile communication terminals, method for using a communication service and method for determining information related to a geographical position of a mobile communication terminal
Patent Number: 9,148,755

Inventors: Mueck; Markus Dominik (Unterhaching, DE), Schmidt; Andreas (Braunschweig, DE)
Title: Radio communication devices, information providers, methods for controlling a radio communication device and methods for controlling an information provider
Patent Number: 9,148,827

Inventors: Mueller; Michael T. (Pflugerville, TX), Pisano; Albert P. (Danville, CA), Azevedo; Robert (Albany, CA), Walther; David C. (Oakland, CA), Myers; David R. (Albany, CA), Wasilik; Matthew (Moraga, CA)
Title: Chitin-based cantilever bimorphs and readout devices
Patent Number: 8,026,485

Inventors: Mueller; Robert (Daisendorf, DE), Vogelsang; Franz-Josef (Ravensburg, DE)
Title: Switch, especially for branching off bulk material flows
Patent Number: 7,278,449

Inventors: Mueller; Robert W. (Aliquippa, PA)
Title: Housing including strengthening member and electrical switching apparatus employing the same
Patent Number: 7,280,018

Inventors: Muff; Adam J. (Issaquah, WA), Schardt; Paul E. (Rochester, MN), Shearer; Robert A. (Woodinville, WA), Tubbs; Matthew R. (Issaquah, WA)
Title: Instruction set architecture with secure clear instructions for protecting processing unit architected state information
Patent Number: 9,147,078

Inventors: Muhlestein; Travis J. (Redmond, WA), Snover; Jeffrey P. (Woodinville, WA), Thompson; John P. (Seattle, WA), Retik; Arieh A. (Bellevue, WA)
Title: System and related methods for accessing management functionality through a command line utility
Patent Number: 7,278,143

Inventors: Muhonen; Jukka (Jyvaskyla, FI), Korhonen; Hannu (Jyvaskyla, FI), Partonen; Minna (Jyvaskyla, FI), Rajala; Jussi (Jyvaskyla, FI), Leinonen; Antti (Laukaa, FI)
Title: Method and apparatus for adjusting operation of wire section
Patent Number: 7,279,072

Inventors: Muller; Elmar (Centurion, ZA), Halliday; Pieter Stephanus Jacobus (Randburg, ZA), Morgan; Clifford Gordon (Kempton Park, ZA), Dastoor; Paul (Callaghan, AU), Belcher; Warwick (Callaghan, AU), Zhou; Xiaojing (Callaghan, AU), Bryant; Glenn (Callaghan, AU)
Title: Detonation of explosives
Patent Number: 9,146,084

Inventors: Muller; Urs (Euthal, CH)
Title: Combing element for a circular comb of a combing machine
Patent Number: 9,145,626

Inventors: Munje; Arun (Ottawa, CA), Kaul; Shailesh (Ottawa, CA)
Title: Apparatus and method for creating, addressing and modifying related data
Patent Number: 9,146,924

Inventors: Murashenkov; Dmitry (Moscow, RU), Strikhalev; Alexander (Moscow, RU)
Title: Method and system for prioritizing audio traffic in IP networks
Patent Number: 9,148,379

Inventors: Murata; Shuuichi (Kawasaki, JP), Nakayauchi; Natsuhiko (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Receiving apparatus and receiving method in CDMA communication system
Patent Number: 7,281,195

Inventors: Murata; Takeshi (Kawasaki, JP), Kamigaichi; Takeshi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Nonvolatile semiconductor memory device and method of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 8,026,546

Inventors: Murayama; Takashi (Kariya, JP), Sasaki; Yasuhiro (Okazaki, JP), Yamaguchi; Takahiro (Kariya, JP), Ooishi; Masayoshi (Anjo, JP), Yamashita; Hironobu (Aichi-ken, JP), Ishimura; Junji (Takahama, JP), Suzuki; Atsushi (Kariya, JP)
Title: Brake system for vehicle with collision avoidance mechanism
Patent Number: 9,145,117

Inventors: Muro; Shinichirou (Kawasaki, JP), Takeyama; Tomoaki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Raman amplifier and excitation light source used thereof
Patent Number: 8,027,082

Inventors: Murray; George M. (Columbia, MD)
Title: Polymer based permeable membrane for removal of ions
Patent Number: 7,279,096

Inventors: Murray; Matthew J. (Raleigh, NC), Townsend; Michael D. (Durham, NC), Lindqvist; Christian L. (Chapel Hill, NC), Wayland; Michael O. (Elon, NC)
Title: Wireless communications devices including circuit substrates with partially overlapping conductors thereon coupling power to/from power amplifier systems
Patent Number: 7,280,808

Inventors: Mysore; Narayana (Houston, TX), Saukaitis; John Charles (Katy, TX), Smegal; John Anthony (Houston, TX)
Title: Catalysts comprising a combination of oxidized metals and a method for cleaving phenylalkyl hydroperoxides using the catalysts
Patent Number: 8,026,398

Inventors: Nachman; Ramez (Santa Clara, CA), Chen; Lei (Cupertino, CA), Yu; Tao (Campbell, CA)
Title: Apparatus and method for testing a panel of interferometric modulators
Patent Number: 8,027,800

Inventors: Nagaeda; Hiroshi (Kitahiroshima, JP)
Title: Reflective adjustable optical deflector and optical device employing the same
Patent Number: 7,280,718

Inventors: Nagai; Kiyofumi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Ink jet recording ink set
Patent Number: 7,278,726

Inventors: Nagami; Akihisa (Yokonama, JP), Terayama; Atsumi (Kawasaki, JP), Ichikawa; Naoko (Sagamihara, JP), Kaneda; Yasunori (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Management system and management method
Patent Number: 9,146,793

Inventors: Nagaoka; Takahiro (Tokyo, JP), Kusakari; Ichiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Reinforcing bar binding machine, wire reel, wire, and method of determining kind of wire
Patent Number: 8,025,251

Inventors: Nagasaka; Naokazu (Shizuoka, JP), Kubota; Hiromasa (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Connector with locking lance
Patent Number: 9,147,968

Inventors: Nagase; Junichi (Ibaraki, JP), Hosokawa; Kazuhito (Ibaraki, JP), Nakai; Takahiro (Ibaraki, JP), Morita; Shigenori (Ibaraki, JP)
Title: Surface light-emitting object
Patent Number: 9,147,861

Inventors: Nahmias; Shmuel (Galil Elion, IL)
Title: Nesting closure strip
Patent Number: 7,278,246

Inventors: Nair; Kamlesh P. (Florence, KY)
Title: Crosslinkable aromatic polyester
Patent Number: 9,145,519

Inventors: Nair; Kamlesh P. (Florence, KY), Kim; Young Shin (Erlanger, KY), Shepherd; James P. (Independence, KY), Bansal; Prabuddha (Florence, KY)
Title: Aromatic polyester containing a biphenyl chain disruptor
Patent Number: 9,145,469

Inventors: Nakagawa; Atsuji (Hyogo, JP), Fujii; Toshitaka (Hyogo, JP)
Title: LED lamp
Patent Number: 9,148,926

Inventors: Nakai; Koichi (Saitama-ken, JP)
Title: Switching power supply circuit
Patent Number: 8,027,176

Inventors: Nakajima; Atsushi (Hino, JP)
Title: Image recording apparatus and image recording method
Patent Number: 7,278,729

Inventors: Nakajima; Daisuke (Neyagawa, JP), Isagawa; Yoshihiko (Neyagawa, JP), Iida; Hiroaki (Neyagawa, JP), Murakami; Toshiyuki (Neyagawa, JP)
Title: Apparatus and method for preparing sliced specimen
Patent Number: 8,025,842

Inventors: Nakamura; Hidehiro (Tsukuba, JP), Nakaso; Akishi (Oyama, JP), Arike; Shigeharu (Nogi-machi, JP), Inoue; Fumio (Tsukuba, JP), Enomoto; Tetsuya (Tsukuba, JP), Moriike; Norio (Shimodate, JP), Hiroki; Kousuke (Tsukuba, JP)
Title: Connection board, and multi-layer wiring board, substrate for semiconductor package and semiconductor package using connection board, and manufacturing method thereof
Patent Number: 8,028,402

Inventors: Nakano; Keiichi (Kawasaki, JP), Choraku; Tomohiko (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Receiving apparatus, transmitting apparatus and line connection switching method
Patent Number: 9,148,901

Inventors: Nakasuka; Shinichi (Bunkyo-ku, JP), Sahara; Hironori (Bunkyo-ku, JP), Higashi; Kenji (Yamatotakada, JP)
Title: Heat transfer apparatus of a forced convection type
Patent Number: 8,028,745

Inventors: Nakatani; Shinya (Kanagawa, JP), Yamazaki; Masahiko (Kanagawa, JP), Miyajima; Hirotoshi (Kanagawa, JP), Matsuda; Yasuyuki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Linear motion device
Patent Number: 7,278,332

Inventors: Nakatsugawa; Keiichi (Kawasaki, JP), Kato; Tsuguo (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Router and mobile communication terminal for mobile communication network
Patent Number: 7,277,708

Inventors: Nakaura; Masaki (Hiroshima, JP), Tanaka; Kazuhiro (Hiroshima, JP), Sato; Yuzo JP (Hiroshima, JP), Kusu; Hirotaka (Hiroshima, JP)
Title: Pinch prevention structure of slide door
Patent Number: 8,028,375

Inventors: Nakazawa; Kazuhiko (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Image reproducing apparatus and control method therefor
Patent Number: 8,027,559

Inventors: Nandy; Sagnik (Mountain View, CA), Vance; Jonathon A. (San Jose, CA), Ruhl; Jan Matthias (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Enhanced query performance using fixed length hashing of multidimensional data
Patent Number: 8,027,983

Inventors: Nania; Ionut A. (San Jose, CA), Odell; Arthur B. (Morgan Hill, CA)
Title: Reset voltage circuit for a forward power converter
Patent Number: 9,148,063

Inventors: Nara; Akiko (Tokyo, JP), Koike; Masahiro (Yokohama, JP), Mitani; Yuichiro (Miura-gun, JP)
Title: Nonvolatile semiconductor memory device and method of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 7,279,737

Inventors: Narayan; Satya (Gainesville, FL), Jaiswal; Aruna S. (Gainesville, FL), Ostrov; David A. (Gainesville, FL)
Title: Compositions and methods of treating neoplasia
Patent Number: 9,144,596

Inventors: Nardelli; Nicolas X. (Stuttgart, DE), Vaupel; Robert (Rottenburg, DE)
Title: Method for adaptively determining response time distribution of transactional workloads by adjusting the midpoint of response time distribution
Patent Number: 9,146,828

Inventors: Narimatsu; Hisashi (Tokyo, JP), Sasaki; Katsutoshi (Tokyo, JP), Natsume; Ayumi (Tokyo, JP), Mio; Hiroyuki (Tokyo, JP), Nakagawa; Satoshi (Tokyo, JP), Sekine; Susumu (Tokyo, JP), Togayachi; Akira (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Process for producing sugar chains using .beta.1,3-N-acetylglucosaminyltransferase
Patent Number: 7,279,310

Inventors: Nassef; Hany Ramez (San Mateo, CA), Facer; Geoffrey (San Francisco, CA), Barco; Joseph W. (South San Francisco, CA)
Title: Crystal growth devices and systems, and methods for using same
Patent Number: 7,279,146

Inventors: Natarajan; Ananth (New Port Richey, FL), Thakor; Nitish V. (Clarksville, MD)
Title: Implantable myocardial ischemia detection, indication and action technology
Patent Number: 7,277,745

Inventors: Nathan; Guy (Yerres, FR)
Title: Remote control unit for activating and deactivating means for payment and for displaying payment status
Patent Number: 8,028,318

Inventors: Natkin; Robert (Canton, MI)
Title: Boost control for internal combustion engine using substantially carbon-free fuel
Patent Number: 7,278,407

Inventors: Naya; Kinichi (Ome, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device and method of manufacturing same
Patent Number: 7,279,792

Inventors: Nazlian; John (Saint Petersburg, FL)
Title: Paint can halo
Patent Number: 9,145,025

Inventors: Nebel; David J. (Zwingle, IA), Schmidt; Ernest R. (Saratoga, CA)
Title: Turbine for material comminutor
Patent Number: 8,025,248

Inventors: Needham; Bradford H. (North Plains, OR), Rhodes; Kevin (Beaverton, OR)
Title: Medication recording device
Patent Number: 9,144,399

Inventors: Negoi; Andy C. (Crolles, FR)
Title: Adjustible resistor for use in a resistive divider circuit and method for manufacturing
Patent Number: 8,026,556

Inventors: Neidle; Stephen (London, GB), Lombardo; Caterina Maria (London, GB), Welsh; Sarah (London, GB)
Title: G-quadruplex stabilising agent
Patent Number: 9,145,377

Inventors: Nelson; Russell G. (Cane Hill, AR)
Title: Local positioning system for automated lawn mowers
Patent Number: 8,027,761

Inventors: Nelson; Timothy John (Fairfax, CA), Chithambaram; Nemmara (Novato, CA), DeAguiar; John Ricardo (Sebastopol, CA)
Title: Interprocess application programming interface for computer applications
Patent Number: 7,277,921

Inventors: Nemer; Elias (San Jose, CA), Said; Ahmed (Saratoga, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for compensating I/Q imbalance in receivers
Patent Number: 7,280,619

Inventors: Nentwig; Markus (Helsinki, FI)
Title: Method and apparatus for spectrum sensing
Patent Number: 9,148,791

Inventors: Neubauer; Dean Veral (Horseheads, NY)
Title: Systems and methods for evaluating material for pulling rolls
Patent Number: 8,024,985

Inventors: Newell; Kevin L. (Jefferson, MA), Oskin; Christopher (Grafton, MA)
Title: Fluid sealant compositions and various medical applications pertaining to the same
Patent Number: 9,144,450

Inventors: Newman; Martin (Sharon, MA), Frame; Nick (Carlsbad, CA), Wahl; Bret (Escondido, CA), Chao; Bing Ling (San Diego, CA), Vincent; Benoit (Leucadia, CA)
Title: Golf club striking face
Patent Number: 7,278,928

Inventors: Ng; Chze-Siong (Taoyuan, TW), Wei; Ching-Peng (Taoyuan, TW)
Title: Paricalcitol intermediates
Patent Number: 8,026,379

Inventors: Nguyen; Binh Quang (Bethesda, MD)
Title: System and method for visually creating, editing, manipulating, verifying, and/or animating desired topologies of a mobile ad hoc network and/or for generating mobility-pattern data
Patent Number: 8,027,273

Inventors: Nguyen; Natalie (San Jose, CA), Poon; Paul Wai Kie (Fremont, CA), Radigan; Steven J. (Fremont, CA), Konevecki; Michael (San Jose, CA), Chen; Yung-Tin (Santa Clara, CA), Makala; Raghuveer (Sunnyvale, CA), Dunton; Vance (San Jose, CA)
Title: Patterning method for high density pillar structures
Patent Number: 8,026,178

Inventors: Nguyen; Son Huu (Houston, TX)
Title: Method and apparatus for fabricating a plurality of turbine components
Patent Number: 8,025,278

Inventors: Ni; Tuqiang (Fremont, CA), Demos; Alex (Fremont, CA)
Title: Gas injection system for plasma processing
Patent Number: 8,025,731

Inventors: Nickel; Janice H (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Passive cooling in response to ambient environmental properties
Patent Number: 8,028,743

Inventors: Nicolino, Jr.; Sam J. (Cupertino, CA), Chayut; Ira G. (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for automatically checking circuit layout routing
Patent Number: 7,281,232

Inventors: Niebauer; Timothy M. (Boulder, CO)
Title: Gravity survey with relative and absolute gravimeters
Patent Number: 8,028,577

Inventors: Niehoff; John R. (Farmingville, NY), Coppola; Jennifer (Farmingville, NY)
Title: Aquarium cleaning device with debris collecting net
Patent Number: 8,024,832

Inventors: Nishanov; Gor (Redmond, WA), Wieland; Peter William (Seattle, WA)
Title: Distributed system resource protection via arbitration and ownership
Patent Number: 7,277,952

Inventors: Nishikawa; Satoshi (Yokohama, JP), Nakagiri; Koji (Kawasaki, JP), Mori; Yasuo (Tokyo, JP), Kujirai; Yasuhiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Data processing apparatus adaptable to plural environments and data processing method
Patent Number: 7,280,245

Inventors: Nishimiya; Ryohei (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Bus system design method, bus system, and device unit
Patent Number: 7,277,969

Inventors: Nishina; Kiichiro (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Zoom lens, camera apparatus and portable information terminal apparatus
Patent Number: 7,277,629

Inventors: Nishiuchi; Shigeto (Kanagawa, JP), Takahashi; Satoshi (Kanagawa, JP), Tsuyama; Masashi (Kanagawa, JP), Nakagawa; Takahiro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Multi drive test system for data storage device
Patent Number: 8,027,801

Inventors: Nising; Carl Friedrich (Langenfeld, DE), Cristau; Pierre (Lyons, FR), Helmke; Hendrik (Liederbach, DE), Peris; Gorka (Koln, DE), Tsuchiya; Tomoki (Dusseldorf, DE), Wasnaire; Pierre (Dusseldorf, DE)
Title: Heterocyclic alkanol derivatives
Patent Number: 9,145,403

Inventors: Nodera; Kentarou (Tokyo, JP), Fujinuma; Yoshitaka (Tokyo, JP), Tateyama; Susumu (Tokyo, JP), Kubo; Tatsuya (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Developing device, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus having a discharge port facing a section of a transport member without a screw part
Patent Number: 8,027,623

Inventors: Nogiwa; Masaki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Gradation correction curve creation method, gradation correction curve creation apparatus, and gradation correction curve creation program storage medium
Patent Number: 7,280,690

Inventors: Nolan; Thomas Patrick (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Laminated perpendicular magnetic recording media with uncorrelated grains
Patent Number: 7,279,240

Inventors: Nonaka; Osamu (Sagamihara, JP)
Title: Projector having a plurality of projection modes
Patent Number: 7,278,744

Inventors: Nonaka; Takumi (Iwate-ken, JP)
Title: Carburetor
Patent Number: 7,278,629

Inventors: Noriega; Aimet (Hialeah, FL)
Title: Expandable and rotatable power strip
Patent Number: 9,147,985

Inventors: Noro; Junichi (Akita, JP), Takisawa; Hisashi (Akita, JP), Kato; Takao (Akita, JP)
Title: Antenna device, antenna element and antenna module
Patent Number: 8,026,864

Inventors: Norris; David L. (Rushville, IN)
Title: Door handle extension for recreational vehicles and the like
Patent Number: 9,145,713

Inventors: Norris; Jeffrey M. (Placerville, CA), Silveria; Richard E. (Sacramento, CA)
Title: Self-heating burn-in
Patent Number: 7,279,703

Inventors: Novin; Hossein A. (Overland Park, KS), Louk; J. Lawrence (Overland Park, KS), Owens; Michael L. (Kansas City, MO), Super; Terrance (Overland Park, KS), Jones; Thomas (Pleasant Hill, MO)
Title: Structural bolt security apparatus
Patent Number: 7,278,341

Inventors: Nozawa; Tetsuya (Okazaki, JP), Eki; Hirozumi (Okazaki, JP)
Title: Electric power steering device
Patent Number: 8,027,766

Inventors: NuDyke; Richard (Van Nuys, CA)
Title: Switch for the control of weapon mounted electronic assemblies, a weapon having a control switch and a method for using weapon
Patent Number: 8,028,461

Inventors: Numajiri; Yasuyuki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Biochemical processing apparatus
Patent Number: 8,025,853

Inventors: Nurcombe; Victor (Proteos, SG), Cool; Simon (Proteos, SG)
Title: Methods of proliferating stem cells
Patent Number: 9,145,546

Inventors: Nurmikko; Arto V. (Providence, RI), Donoghue; John P. (Providence, RI), Flaherty; J. Christopher (Topsfield, MA), Patterson, III; William R. (Rehoboth, MA)
Title: Optically-connected implants and related systems and methods of use
Patent Number: 7,280,870

Inventors: Nurok; David (Indianapolis, IN), Frost; Megan (Ann Arbor, MI)
Title: Arrangement and method for performing chromatography
Patent Number: 7,279,105

Inventors: Nylander-Hill; Pamela R (Tucson, AZ), Gale; Ernest S (Tucson, AZ)
Title: Multi-level mapping of tape error recoveries
Patent Number: 7,280,293

Inventors: O'Brien; Timothy F. (White Lake, MI), Adkins; Lonnie E. (Grand Blanc, MI), Comeau; Dean B. (Guelph, CA), Deforest; Chris (Guelph, CA)
Title: Hybrid fascia mounted exhaust tip assembly
Patent Number: 9,145,819

Inventors: O'Toole; Aaron (Indian Head, MD), Transue; William E (Indian Head, MD), Murphy; James F (Fort Washington, MD), Richardson; Bonnie J (Bryans Road, MD)
Title: Lightweight tool delivery system
Patent Number: 9,145,159

Inventors: O; Hugh Sung-Ki (Fremont, CA), Shih; Chih-Ching (Pleasanton, CA), Liu; Yowjuang Bill (San Jose, CA), Huang; Cheng-Hsiung (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Floating base bipolar ESD devices
Patent Number: 7,279,753

Inventors: O; Hugh Sungki (Fremont, CA), Shih; Chih-Ching (Pleasanton, CA), Huang; Cheng-Hsiung (Cupertino, CA), Liu; Yow-Juang (Bill) (San Jose, CA)
Title: Voltage clamp circuit with reduced I/O capacitance
Patent Number: 7,279,952

Inventors: Oberg; Mats (San Jose, CA), Burd; Gregory (San Jose, CA)
Title: Generating position error signal based on data tracks for magnetic data storage
Patent Number: 9,147,419

Inventors: Obrea; Andrei (Seymour, CT)
Title: System and method for processing mail
Patent Number: 8,027,844

Inventors: Ochi; Hiroyuki (Yokohama, JP), Ohata; Hideo (Fujisawa, JP), Takeda; Kei (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Method of collecting and storing storage network performance information, computer system, and program
Patent Number: 7,277,821

Inventors: Oehman, Jr.; Robert E. (Raleigh, NC)
Title: Compliant viscous seal for fluid transfer device
Patent Number: 7,278,840

Inventors: Ogami; Kenneth Y. (Bothell, WA), Anderson; Doug (Edmonds, WA)
Title: Interactive graphical pin assignment
Patent Number: 8,028,258

Inventors: Ogasawara; Masashi (Machida, JP), Nagai; Souichi (Kawasaki, JP), Iwata; Tetsu (Yokohama, JP), Tanimoto; Shuichiro (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Reaction liquid, set of ink and reaction liquid, ink jet recording apparatus and image recording method
Patent Number: 8,025,384

Inventors: Ogilvie; John W. (Salt Lake City, UT)
Title: Analytic comparison of libraries and playlists
Patent Number: 9,146,989

Inventors: Oh; Hyun-min (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Lens barrel assembly and method
Patent Number: 8,027,105

Inventors: Ohara; Kiyotaka (Aichi-ken, JP)
Title: Network system including a network device having a function-categorized web page delivering system
Patent Number: 7,277,929

Inventors: Ohnemus; Peter (Baar, CH), Steffensen; Henrik (Walchwil, CH)
Title: Sustainability ratings and benchmarking for legal entities
Patent Number: 7,277,864

Inventors: Ohno; Satoru (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Method, apparatus, and computer program for image data processing
Patent Number: 8,027,546

Inventors: Ohnuma; Hideto (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Method for manufacturing semiconductor device
Patent Number: 8,026,144

Inventors: Ohta; Masuyuki (Mobara, JP), Ogawa; Kazuhiro (Mobara, JP), Ashizawa; Keiichiro (Mobara, JP), Yanagawa; Kazuhiko (Mobara, JP), Yanai; Masahiro (Mobara, JP), Konishi; Nobutake (Mobara, JP), Suzuki; Nobuyuki (Mobara, JP), Ishii; Masahiro (Mobara, JP), Yoneya; Makoto (Hitachinaka, JP), Aratani; Sukekazu (Hitachiohta, JP)
Title: Liquid crystal display having a pixel region with a source electrode of at least a high-melting-point metal layer
Patent Number: 8,027,005

Inventors: Ohta; Shingo (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Apparatus cooperation system, image forming apparatus, and function providing method
Patent Number: 9,146,527

Inventors: Okada; Hiroki (Aichi, JP), Sato; Masayuki (Aichi, JP), Kamiya; Toshimitsu (Aichi, JP)
Title: Bus bar and method of manufacturing the bus bar
Patent Number: 9,147,506

Inventors: Okada; Kazuo (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Gaming machine
Patent Number: 8,025,563

Inventors: Okada; Lynne A. (Sunnyvale, CA), Wang; Fei (San Jose, CA), Kai; James (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Method for forming inlaid structures for IC interconnections
Patent Number: 7,279,410

Inventors: Okada; Takanori (Toyonaka, JP), Yoshida; Shuichi (Osaka, JP)
Title: Digital watermarking apparatus and application apparatus using the same
Patent Number: 7,278,020

Inventors: Okada; Toshiro (Kawasaki, JP), Yamazaki; Toshiya (Kawasaki, JP), Nakamura; Takeo (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Setting checking information collecting method, setting checking information collecting device and recording medium that records setting checking information collecting program
Patent Number: 8,027,967

Inventors: Okamoto; Masami (Yamato, JP), Okamoto; Jun (Kawasaki, JP), Suno; Kazuo (Mito, JP), Nozawa; Kenji (Hitachinaka, JP), Sonohara; Yoshihiro (Hitachi, JP), Suzuki; Naoto (Hitachinaka, JP), Kaneko; Syoichi (Ishioka, JP), Kubota; Keisuke (Hitachinaka, JP), Kagami; Takashi (Mito, JP), Shimada; Hiroyuki (Zama, JP)
Title: Fixing device and image forming apparatus with improved mechanism for stably applying oil for fixing
Patent Number: 8,027,627

Inventors: Okamoto; Satoshi (Settsu, JP), Gotoh; Shouichi (Ibaraki, JP), Yamada; Mikihiko (Ibaraki, JP), Mizobata; Norihiko (Habikino, JP)
Title: Multi-format transport stream decoder
Patent Number: 7,280,566

Inventors: Okamoto; Takayuki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Sheet material feeding apparatus and image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 8,025,287

Inventors: Oki; Yasuhiro (Nagano-ken, JP), Kitamura; Kazuhiko (Nagano-ken, JP)
Title: Ink composition, ink cartridge, inkjet recording method, and recorded matter
Patent Number: 7,279,034

Inventors: Okuma; Hiroaki (Ebina, JP), Tsumita; Toshikazu (Ebina, JP)
Title: Cushioning member
Patent Number: 8,025,150

Inventors: Okumura; Yukihiko (Yokohama, JP), Ogawa; Shinsuke (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Transmission power control apparatus and method in a mobile communication system, mobile station, and communication apparatus
Patent Number: 7,277,721

Inventors: Oldham; Mark F. (Los Gatos, CA), Nordman; Eric S. (Palo Alto, CA), Reel; Richard T. (Hayward, CA), Shigeura, legal representative; Janice G. (Portola Valley, CA), Shigeura, deceased; John S. (Portola Valley, CA)
Title: Time-delay integration in a flow cytometry system
Patent Number: 7,280,207

Inventors: Olson; Michael A. (Bayside, WI)
Title: Sports training device
Patent Number: 8,025,588

Inventors: Om; Hari (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for smoothing current transients in a content addressable memory (CAM) device
Patent Number: 7,277,983

Inventors: Ong; Hiap L. (Diamond Bar, CA)
Title: Pixels using associated dots on multiple sides of color components for multi-domain vertical alignment liquid crystal displays
Patent Number: 8,026,988

Inventors: Ong; Hiap L. (Diamond Bar, CA)
Title: Large pixel multi-domain vertical alignment liquid crystal display using fringe fields
Patent Number: 8,027,006

Inventors: Ong; Yong Kin (City Beach WA 6015, AU)
Title: Electronic credit card-ecc
Patent Number: 7,278,581

Inventors: Oo; Kenneth Thet Zin (Milpitas, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for sampling
Patent Number: 9,147,497

Inventors: Ookuma; Satoshi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Information processing apparatus, method of controlling the same, and storage medium
Patent Number: 9,148,541

Inventors: Orenbuch; Shmuel (Kfar Azar, IL)
Title: Spherical mobility mechanism
Patent Number: 8,028,775

Inventors: Orlin; David J. (Westminster, MD)
Title: Constrained data-adaptive signal rejector
Patent Number: 7,280,627

Inventors: Ormazabal; Gaston S. (New York, NY), Schulzrinne; Henning G. (Leonia, NJ), Yardeni; Eilon (Brooklyn, NY), Lennox; Jonathan (Jersey City, NJ)
Title: Systems and methods for implementing protocol-aware network firewall
Patent Number: 8,027,251

Inventors: Ortega; Daniel (Romeoville, IL)
Title: Configurable seat assembly for work vehicles
Patent Number: 9,145,656

Inventors: Osame; Mitsuaki (Kanagawa, JP), Anzai; Aya (Kanagawa, JP), Yamazaki; Yu (Tokyo, JP), Fukumoto; Ryota (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Element substrate and light-emitting device
Patent Number: 8,026,877

Inventors: Osterling; Jacob (Jarfalla, SE), Bjork; Vimar (Goteborg, SE), Nejatian; Alireza (Uppsala, SE)
Title: Method and a radio base station in a telecommunications system
Patent Number: 8,027,643

Inventors: Ostrand-Rosenberg; Suzanne (Columbia, MD), Baskar; Sivasubramanina (Willcott City, MD), Glimcher; Laurie H. (West Newton, MA), Freeman; Gordon J. (Brookline, MA), Nadler; Lee M. (Newton, MA)
Title: Tumor cells with increased immunogenicity and uses therfor
Patent Number: 8,026,224

Inventors: Ouali; Lahoussine (Vetraz-Monthoux, FR), Latreche; Djamila (Bonneville, FR)
Title: Polymeric particles and fragrance delivery systems
Patent Number: 7,279,542

Inventors: Ould-Brahim; Hamid (Kanata, CA)
Title: Border gateway protocol extended community attribute for layer-2 and layer-3 virtual private networks using 802.1ah-based tunnels
Patent Number: 8,027,347

Inventors: Ouvrier-Buffet; Jean-Louis (Sevrier, FR), Bisotto; Sylvette (Grenoble, FR), Beccia; Chantal (Eybens, FR)
Title: Device for maintaining an object under vacuum and methods for making same, use in non-cooled infrared sensors
Patent Number: 7,279,682

Inventors: Ozalevli; Erhan (Atlanta, GA), Hasler; Paul (Atlanta, GA)
Title: Programmable voltage-output floating-gate digital to analog converter and tunable resistors
Patent Number: 7,280,063

Inventors: Ozawa; Chizuo (Nagano, JP)
Title: Inkjet printer
Patent Number: 8,025,387

Inventors: Paddon; Michael (Kellyville, AU), Rose; Gregory Gordon (San Diego, CA), Hawkes; Philip Michael (Ashfield, AU)
Title: Efficient classification of network packets
Patent Number: 8,027,330

Inventors: Pak; Samuel S. (San Ramon, CA), Lee; Sang In (Sunnyvale, CA), Lee; Ilsong (San Jose, CA), Yang; Hyo Seok (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Scanning injector assembly module for processing substrate
Patent Number: 9,145,608

Inventors: Palmer; William R. (Rescue, CA), Palmer; Stephen L. (Cameron Park, CA), Palmer; Robert N. (Cameron Park, CA)
Title: Device for providing internal illumination of live flowers and other products
Patent Number: 7,278,752

Inventors: Pan; Shaoher X (San Jose, CA), Yang; Xiao (Sunnyvale, CA), Chen; Dongmin (Belmont, MA), Zhang; Shoucheng (Stanford, CA)
Title: Reflective spatial light modulator
Patent Number: 7,280,263

Inventors: Pantaleo; Giuseppe (Lausanne, CH), Harari; Alexandre (Lausanne, CH), Perreau; Matthieu (Lausanne, CH)
Title: Methods for differentiating between disease states
Patent Number: 9,146,236

Inventors: Parashar; Rama Shankar (Stafford, GB)
Title: Vacuum interrupter
Patent Number: 9,147,542

Inventors: Park; Chang Hyun (Seoul, KR)
Title: Power plate for driving at least one robot
Patent Number: 8,027,133

Inventors: Park; Dae-Gyu (Fishkill, NY), Gluschenkov; Oleg G. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Gribelyuk; Michael A. (Stamford, CT), Wong; Kwong Hon (Wappingers Falls, NY)
Title: High-temperature stable gate structure with metallic electrode
Patent Number: 7,279,413

Inventors: Park; Jim (San Jose, CA), Iotov; Mihail (San Jose, CA), Wenzler; Michael V. (Oakland, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for comparing and synchronizing programmable logic device user configuration dataset versions
Patent Number: 7,277,902

Inventors: Park; Jong Chan (Chungcheongbuk-do, KR), Kim; Man Joong (Daejeon, KR), Woo; Jung Wan (Daejeon, KR), Woo; Jung Tak (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Rotating toothbrush
Patent Number: 9,144,297

Inventors: Park; Jong Myoung (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Single panel illumination system and projection display apparatus using the same
Patent Number: 7,278,743

Inventors: Park; Kyung-Ho (Cheonan-si, KR), Ahn; Si-Hyun (Cheonan-si, KR), Shin; Dong-Hee (Seoul, KR), Park; Hyung-Jun (Seongnam-si, KR), Kim; So-Young (Jeju-si, KR), Kim; Soo-Hyun (Chungju-si, KR)
Title: Gate driving circuit and display apparatus having the same
Patent Number: 9,148,148

Inventors: Park; Seong-Hoe (Seoul, KR), Jung; Kyeong-Cheon (Seoul, KR), Bae; Youngmee (Seoul, KR), Park; Seong-Pyo (Seoul, KR), Jeon; Yoon-Kyung (Gyeinggi-do, KR)
Title: Antibody modulating the differentiation and function of dendritic cells via binding intercellular adhesion molecule-1 and use thereof
Patent Number: 8,026,343

Inventors: Park; Yu Jin (Seoul, KR), Kim; Jae Hong (Suwon-si, KR), Seo; Jin Ho (Seoul, KR), Yoo; Kwi Sung (Seoul, KR), Ham; Seog Heon (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Programmable gain amplifier and devices including the same
Patent Number: 9,148,600

Inventors: Parry; James H. (Pacific Grove, CA)
Title: Structure and method for conversation like rendering for echo reduction without loss of information
Patent Number: 8,027,462

Inventors: Pastorekova; Silvia (Bratislava, SK), Pastorek; Jaromir (Bratislava, SK)
Title: CA IX-specific inhibitors
Patent Number: 8,025,865

Inventors: Pavier; Mark (Felbridge, GB)
Title: Semiconductor device package with integrated heat spreader
Patent Number: 8,026,580

Inventors: Payton; Hugh W. (Naples, FL)
Title: Method for reducing allergencity in indoor spaces
Patent Number: 8,025,905

Inventors: Pedersen; Kim Rishoj (Ega, DK), Arkn.ae butted.s-Pedersen; Lars (Viby J, DK)
Title: Fast filtering means and filtering and decimation methods
Patent Number: 8,028,013

Inventors: Pedretti; Mauro (Biasca, CH)
Title: Parabolic collector
Patent Number: 9,146,043

Inventors: Peeters; Miguel (Brussels, BE), Cornil; Jean-Philippe (Enghien, BE)
Title: Transmission of data packets of different priority levels using pre-emption
Patent Number: 8,027,344

Inventors: Pei; Shao-Kai (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Ejecting device for use in coating device
Patent Number: 9,145,252

Inventors: Pelka; Joachim (Amberg, DE), Perk; Heinrich (Aglasterhausen, DE), Brendel; Thomas (Sinsheim, DE), Biederstadt; Andreas (Klausdorf, DE)
Title: Wheelchair, particularly electric wheelchair
Patent Number: 7,278,653

Inventors: Pellat; Bruno (La Terrasse, FR), Gellida; Sylvie (Grenoble, FR), Grasset; Jean-Charles (Moirans, FR), Rivoirard; Frederic (Fontaine, FR)
Title: Process for control of standby currents in a direct conversion type of frequency transposition device, and corresponding device
Patent Number: 7,280,815

Inventors: Perdue; Jesse T. (Erin, TN)
Title: Wheel which produces an eccentric visual effect
Patent Number: 8,025,343

Inventors: Perezselsky; Armando Leon (Mesa, AZ), Nelson; Richard Brian (Chandler, AZ)
Title: Apparatus and method for fingerprinting sensing
Patent Number: 9,147,099

Inventors: Pernia; Marcos B. (San Mateo, CA), Masters; Gilbert J. (Belmont, CA)
Title: Electrical energy usage monitoring system
Patent Number: 9,146,549

Inventors: Pernici; Sergio (Bergamo, IT), Garibaldi; Federico (Arcore, IT)
Title: Single-loop switched-capacitor analog-to-digital sigma-delta converter
Patent Number: 7,280,066

Inventors: Perschbacher; David L. (Coon Rapids, MN), Roof; Karin K. (St. Paul, MN), Bloomfield; Rebecca (Minneapolis, MN)
Title: Method and apparatus for anti-tachycardia pacing and defibrillation
Patent Number: 7,277,750

Inventors: Pertruff; Stephen J. (Dunedin, FL)
Title: Card support system
Patent Number: 8,025,151

Inventors: Petitfrere; Emmanuel (Villeneuve D'Asq, FR), Calvo; Laurent (Lille, FR), Gonnet; Cedric (Paris, FR)
Title: Method and apparatus for manufacturing low OH overcladding
Patent Number: 8,028,545

Inventors: Petridis; Themi (Epping, GB), Koopmans; Lucien (Hovas, SE), Elfstrand; Jonas (Partille, SE)
Title: System and method for facilitating homogeneous charge compression ignition
Patent Number: 8,025,046

Inventors: Pettersson; Rickard (Ronninge, SE), Nyren; Henrik (Sodertalje, SE), Dybdal; Rolf (Jonaker, SE)
Title: Cooler arrangement for a motor vehicle
Patent Number: 8,025,045

Inventors: Pettit; George R. (Paradise Valley, AZ), Rhodes; Monte R. (Humble, TX)
Title: Synthesis of combretastatin A-4 prodrugs and trans-isomers thereof
Patent Number: 7,279,466

Inventors: Pfahnl; Andreas C. (Goffstown, NH), Heard; Christopher (Brookline, NH)
Title: Air cooling architecture for orthogonal board architectures
Patent Number: 7,280,356

Inventors: Pfeffer; Karsten (Wiesbaden, DE), Krecov; Dejan (Glis, CH), Miedzik; Georg (Hittnau, CH), Stuecklin; Michael (Zurich, CH)
Title: Module having displacement bodies for the production of concrete elements
Patent Number: 8,028,485

Inventors: Pfeiffer; Johann (Ottobrunn, DE), Fischer; Helmut (Oberhaching, DE)
Title: Method and auxiliary device for testing a RAM memory circuit
Patent Number: 7,278,072

Inventors: Phan Vogel; Dieu Q. (Fishkill, NY)
Title: Automated method and apparatus for very early validation of chip power distribution networks in semiconductor chip designs
Patent Number: 8,028,259

Inventors: Phan; Khoi A. (San Jose, CA), Rangarajan; Bharath (Sunnyvale, CA), Singh; Bhanwar (Morgan Hill, CA)
Title: Mitigating heat in an integrated circuit
Patent Number: 8,028,531

Inventors: Phillips; Andrew W. (Rochester, MI), Wittkopp; Scott H. (Ypsilanti, MI), Carey; Clinton E. (Highland, MI), Hart; James M. (Belleville, MI)
Title: Multi-speed transmission
Patent Number: 8,025,602

Inventors: Phillips; Andrew W. (Saline, MI), Hart; James M. (Belleville, MI), Wittkopp; Scott H. (Ypsilanti, MI), Carey; Clinton E. (Monroe, MI)
Title: Gear and clutch arrangement for multi-speed transmission
Patent Number: 8,025,604

Inventors: Phillips; Scott J. (West Henrietta, NY), Leighton; Roger G. (Rochester, NY), Eklund; Elliott Allan (Penfield, NY)
Title: Escort belt for improved printing of a media web in an ink printing machine
Patent Number: 8,025,390

Inventors: Phillips; Van L. (Albion, CA)
Title: Foot prosthesis having cushioned ankle
Patent Number: 7,279,011

Inventors: Philyaw; Jeffry Jovan (Dallas, TX)
Title: Launching a web site using a passive transponder
Patent Number: 8,028,036

Inventors: Phoon; Wai Khuin (Selangor, MY), Wong; Vivien (Selangor, MY), Tan; Wah Yew (Kuala Lumpur, MY)
Title: Method of testing for power and ground continuity of a semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,279,907

Inventors: Piccionelli; Gregory A. (Westlake Village, CA)
Title: Planetary impact defense system
Patent Number: 8,025,002

Inventors: Piccoli; Anthony F. (West Deptford, NJ), McKeown; Thomas J. (Pennsauken, NJ), Mazoki; Gary T. (Sewell, NJ), Bradley; Brennan (Chadds Ford, PA), Strauser; Seth (Mullica Hill, NJ), Brodzik; James (Somerdale, NJ)
Title: Advertisement clip for hard tags
Patent Number: 9,147,355

Inventors: Piercy; Larry H. (St. Joseph, MO), Hilyard; Trey A. (Olathe, KS)
Title: Trunk sparing
Patent Number: 8,027,454

Inventors: Pierson; Martin (Howell, MI)
Title: Voltage regulator and method of regulating voltage
Patent Number: 7,279,871

Inventors: Pietrantoni; Dante M. (Rochester, NY), Wu; Jin (Pittsford, NY), Herko; Jonathan H. (Walworth, NY), Zhang; Lanhui (Webster, NY), Ma; Lin (Pittsford, NY), Lopez; Francisco J. (Rochester, NY), Tallman; Kyle B. (Farmington, NY)
Title: Intermediate transfer member and method of manufacture
Patent Number: 8,025,967

Inventors: Pifer; George Mark (Albuquerque, NM)
Title: Fuel vaporization apparatus and method for use in combustion engines
Patent Number: 8,028,681

Inventors: Pillai; Unnikrishna Sreedharan (Harrington Park, NJ)
Title: Robust optimal shading scheme for adaptive beamforming with missing sensor elements
Patent Number: 7,280,070

Inventors: Pillers, II; Lauritz Phillip (Shorewood, IL), Pan; Chunhui (Dunlap, IL)
Title: Shock absorber for a reciprocating tool assembly
Patent Number: 8,028,762

Inventors: Pinkerton; Frederick E. (Shelby Township, MI)
Title: Mitigating diborane release from borohydride-based hydrogen storage materials
Patent Number: 9,145,296

Inventors: Pintos; Jean-Francois (Saint Blaise du Buis, FR), Minard; Philippe (Saint Medard sur Ille, FR), Louzir; Ali (Rennes, FR), Lo Hine Tong; Dominique (Rennes, FR)
Title: Multibeam antenna system
Patent Number: 9,147,942

Inventors: Poddar; Bimal (El Dorado Hills, CA)
Title: Line stipple pattern emulation through texture mapping
Patent Number: 7,280,114

Inventors: Podilchuk; Christine (Warren, NJ)
Title: Method and system for searching a database of graphical data
Patent Number: 8,027,543

Inventors: Podilchuk; Christine (Warren, NJ)
Title: System and method for searching a multimedia database using a pictorial language
Patent Number: 8,027,549

Inventors: Pollmann-Retsch; Jens (Aachen, DE), Stroesser; Martin (Aachen, DE), Pekarski; Pavel (Aachen, DE)
Title: Method of heating a preform, a driving arrangement, a preform heating system and a computer program
Patent Number: 9,144,934

Inventors: Pollock; Steven Samuel (Los Altos, CA)
Title: Voice response system with live agent assisted information selection and machine playback
Patent Number: 8,027,458

Inventors: Polster; Steffen (Nurnberg, DE), Gerlach; Andre (Leonberg-Hoefingen, DE), Arnold; Claudia (Stuttgart, DE), Zimmermann; Stefan (Stuttgart, DE)
Title: Piezoelectric partial-surface sound transducer
Patent Number: 9,148,728

Inventors: Pontes; Pedro (Obfelden, CH), Vecchi; Stefano (Lucerne, CH)
Title: Bi-axial cooling system and method
Patent Number: 9,145,322

Inventors: Poppa; Heinz (Rebhalde, AT)
Title: Equal duty cycle frequency divider
Patent Number: 7,277,623

Inventors: Pornin; Cyrille (Crolles, FR)
Title: Optical system for forming an image on a concave spherical surface
Patent Number: 9,146,384

Inventors: Poskie; Fredrick R. (Plymouth, MI), Wittkopp; Scott H. (Ypsilanti, MI), Wooden; Elizabeth I. (Farmington Hills, MI)
Title: Fluid transfer insert
Patent Number: 8,025,081

Inventors: Poyner; Dennis A. (Kinston, NC), Jadhav; Ashwin (New Bern, NC), Sumner; David (Greenville, NC)
Title: Safety arrangement for a dishwasher, and associated apparatus
Patent Number: 8,025,743

Inventors: Prajescu; Gabriel (Dollard-des-Ormeaux, CA)
Title: Clothes dryer bearing gasket support
Patent Number: 8,028,439

Inventors: Prakash; Gyan (Beaverton, OR), Poornachandran; Rajesh (Portland, OR), Dadu; Saurabh (Tigard, OR), Mishra; Ashok K. (Portland, OR), Chukka; Ravikiran (Beaverton, OR)
Title: System, device, and method for detecting and locating wanted vehicles
Patent Number: 9,147,119

Inventors: Prakash; Rajat (San Diego, CA), Khandekar; Aamod (San Diego, CA), Gorokhov; Alexei (San Diego, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving selected interlace acknowledgement messages in wireless communication systems
Patent Number: 8,027,302

Inventors: Prasad; Ammisetti V. (Austin, TX)
Title: Gain enhanced switched capacitor circuit and method of operation
Patent Number: 8,026,760

Inventors: Pratapa; Chaitanya (Hyderabad, IN), Tripathi; Rohit (San Diego, CA), Mishra; Poonam (Hyderabad, IN)
Title: Systems, methods, and apparatus for full-cone and address restricted cone network address translation using hardware acceleration
Patent Number: 9,148,402

Inventors: Predelli; Oliver (Braunschweig, DE)
Title: Motor vehicle control system and method for controlling a motor vehicle
Patent Number: 7,277,783

Inventors: Preiss; Bruno Richard (Waterloo, CA), Wilk; Daniel (Toronto, CA)
Title: System and method for minimising bandwidth utilisation in a wireless interactive voice response system
Patent Number: 7,277,696

Inventors: Prestwich; Matthew C. (Murray, UT)
Title: Holster clip for a concealed item
Patent Number: 9,144,292

Inventors: Price; Craig A. (Allenton, MI)
Title: Bird decoy
Patent Number: 9,144,236

Inventors: Prince; Kendall W. (Layton, UT), Prince; Jack R. (West Bountiful, UT), Stott; Matt A. (Syracuse, UT)
Title: Apparatus and systems of interior window framing
Patent Number: 8,024,899

Inventors: Prisco; Michael R. (Geneva, IL), Yardimci; Atif M. (Vernon Hills, IL), Acikgoz; Serhan (Des Planies, IL), Laird; James C. (Grayslake, IL), Maliekkal; Shincy J. (Glenview, IL), Rohde; Justin B. (Des Plaines, IL)
Title: Fluid delivery systems and methods having floating baffle aided air removal
Patent Number: 8,025,716

Inventors: Pryne; Scott H. (Cornwall, NY), Patel; Arvind (Hyde Park, NY), Pryne; Wilson H. (Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY), Tayebi; Amad (Westford, MA)
Title: High-temperature and fire-resistant fabric and a method of manufacturing thereof
Patent Number: 8,026,189

Inventors: Puente Baliarda; Carles (Barcelona, ES), Anguera Pros; Jaume (Vinaros, ES), Borja Borau; Carmen (Barcelona, ES)
Title: Broadside high-directivity microstrip patch antennas
Patent Number: 8,026,853

Inventors: Puente; David S. (Olney, MD), Rule; Jeffrey (Ashburn, VA)
Title: Streaming media publishing system and method
Patent Number: 7,281,260

Inventors: Pui; David Y. H. (Plymouth, MN), Chen; Da-Ren (Creve Coeur, MO)
Title: Electrospraying apparatus and method for coating particles
Patent Number: 7,279,322

Inventors: Puma; Giuseppe Li (Bochum, DE)
Title: Sigma-delta converter and use thereof
Patent Number: 7,280,056

Inventors: Purohit; Prashant (Vizianagaram, IN), Rampalli; Sriram (Vizianagaram, IN), Vijaya Murali; Mohanrao Seshagiri (Vizianagaram, IN), Upalla; Lavkumar (Vizianagaram, IN), Pothana; Pradeep (Vizianagaram, IN)
Title: Process for preparing dasatinib monohydrate
Patent Number: 9,145,406

Inventors: Putz; David A. (Pewaukee, WI)
Title: Cortical electrode support assembly
Patent Number: 7,277,742

Inventors: Qi; Emily H. (Portland, OR), Park; Minyoung (Portland, OR), Huang; Po-Kai (West Lafayette, IN)
Title: Methods, wireless communication stations, and system for device-to-device discovery and advertisement
Patent Number: 9,148,842

Inventors: Qian; Haoli (Sunnyvale, CA), Lo; William (Cupertino, CA), He; Runsheng (Sunnyvale, CA), Choun; Jeffrey (San Jose, CA), Zheng; Ping (Milpitas, CA), Wang; Hui (Pleasanton, CA), Chen; Yi-Chun (San Jose, CA), Chu; Chee Hoe (San Jose, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for reducing jitter in overlaid traces of an eye diagram of a recovered signal generated based on a received data signal
Patent Number: 9,148,315

Inventors: Qian; Jun (Beijing, CN), Sun; Wei (Beijing, CN), Xu; Haitao (Beijing, CN), Zhang; Xiaoyan (Beijing, CN), Zhu; Bing (Beijing, CN)
Title: Activating a mobile terminal from mobile network side
Patent Number: 9,148,778

Inventors: Quarre; Steven C. (Woodinville, WA)
Title: Thermally efficient CCD camera housing
Patent Number: 7,278,268

Inventors: Quintana; Alejandro Arturo Goebel (Naucalpan de Juarez, MX)
Title: Industrial safety goggles with frame for ophthalmic micas and impact protection mica
Patent Number: 8,025,395

Inventors: Rached; Wissam (Chaponost, FR)
Title: Compositions of 2,4,4,4-tetrafluorobut-1-ene and cis-1,1,1,4,4,4-hexafluorobut-2-ene
Patent Number: 9,145,507

Inventors: Radens; Carl J. (Lagrangeville, NY), Singhee; Amith (Yonkers, NY)
Title: Analysis of chip-mean variation and independent intra-die variation for chip yield determination
Patent Number: 9,147,031

Inventors: Rahman; Moshiur (Marlboro, NJ)
Title: Employing handover failures for network fault prediction or remedy
Patent Number: 9,148,809

Inventors: Rajagopal; Priya (Hillsboro, OR), Durham; David Michael (Hillsboro, OR)
Title: Automated network services on demand
Patent Number: 7,280,471

Inventors: Rajwar; Ravi (Portland, OR), Mayer; Robert A. (Portland, OR), Jourdan; Stephan J. (Portland, OR), Looi; Lily Pao (Portland, OR)
Title: Throttling integrated link
Patent Number: 9,146,610

Inventors: Rakib; Shlomo Selim (Cupertino, CA), Zarai; Yoram (San Jose, CA)
Title: Runtime instruction decoding modification in a multi-processing array
Patent Number: 8,028,150

Inventors: Ramachandran; Sethuraman (Erie, CO), Derbyshire; Amy (Boulder, CO), Sethi; Janardan (Erie, CO), Sharp; Douglas A. (Longmont, CO), Meagher; Joseph (Lafayette, CO), Bailey; Mark (Louisville, CO), Leifer; Mark (Boulder, CO), Gibbard; Mark (Boulder, CO), Ramiah; Ramesh (Troy, MI), Srinivasan; Raghavan (Berkeley, CA), Cooper; Mitch (Frederick, CO)
Title: Auto-configuration and discovery of portable telecommunication system
Patent Number: 8,027,272

Inventors: Ramaiah; Raghu (Euclid, OH), Oukrop; Benton Bartley (Jeffersonville, IN), Bugenske; Matthew (Cleveland Heights, OH), Utterback; Gary W. (University Heights, OH), Boyle; Tom (Lyndhurst, OH), Parthasarathy; Balaji (Bangalore, IN), Sivaraman; Karthik (Mayfield Village, OH), White; Ronald D. (Crestwood, KY)
Title: Discharge tubes
Patent Number: 7,279,838

Inventors: Ramakrishnan; Terizhandur S. (Boxborough, MA), Tombari; John (Spring, TX)
Title: Pressure interference testing for estimating hydraulic isolation
Patent Number: 8,028,563

Inventors: Ramsour; William D. (Pflugerville, TX), Ward; Samuel I. (Austin, TX)
Title: System and method for automated placement in custom VLSI circuit design with schematic-driven placement
Patent Number: 8,028,266

Inventors: Ramsour; William D. (Pflugerville, TX), Ward; Samuel I. (Austin, TX), Zhou; Jun (Austin, TX)
Title: System and method for improved placement in custom VLSI circuit design with schematic-driven placement
Patent Number: 8,028,265

Inventors: Randal; Paul S. (Snohomish, WA), Zwilling; Michael James (Redmond, WA)
Title: System and method for a consistency check of a database backup
Patent Number: 7,277,905

Inventors: Ransom; Lance T. (Essex, CA)
Title: Ratcheting level compensator for robotic end-of-arm tool
Patent Number: 8,025,323

Inventors: Ranta; Pekka (Nummela, FI)
Title: Method and arrangement for implementing fast signalling in an asymmetric communication connection
Patent Number: 7,280,515

Inventors: Rao; R. Padmanabha (Milpitas, CA)
Title: Video pedestal network
Patent Number: 7,278,152

Inventors: Rapakko; Jouni (Kylmakoski, FI), Pajusaari; Sami (Tampere, FI)
Title: Method for loading user interface software
Patent Number: 7,281,246

Inventors: Rappuoli; Rino (Siena, IT), Pizza; Mariagrazia (Siena, IT)
Title: Mucosal DTPa vaccines
Patent Number: 7,279,169

Inventors: Rausch; Walter F. (Shawnee, KS), Panella; Anthony A. (Littleton, CO), Denny; Michael P. (Chandler, AZ), Perlow; Harry W. (Tarpon Springs, FL), Scott; Bryan H. (Castle Rock, CO)
Title: System and method for processing a signal
Patent Number: 7,277,727

Inventors: Rausch; Walter F. (Shawnee, KS), Perlow; Harry W. (Tarpon Springs, FL), Riazi; Habib (Stafford, VA)
Title: Communication system and method for filtering and attenuating a signal between an antenna system and a base station
Patent Number: 8,027,646

Inventors: Raymond; Laurel D. (Glenwood Springs, CO)
Title: Method of training a dog to chew acceptable objects through scent marking and chemical composition thereof
Patent Number: 8,028,662

Inventors: Redin Miqueleiz; Juan (Sarriguren (Navarra), ES)
Title: Joint between the gearbox input shaft and the rotor rotation shaft
Patent Number: 9,145,870

Inventors: Redondo; Frederic (Sceaux, FR), Desblancs; Philippe (Paris, FR)
Title: Method of transferring signals between two separate send/receive interfaces, the method including processing of the signals
Patent Number: 7,280,556

Inventors: Relard; Hermann (Delbruck, DE), Lubbers; Rainer (Paderborn, DE), Erfling; Cordt (Paderborn, DE)
Title: Apparatus and method for optically surveying and/or examining a welding componentry
Patent Number: 8,027,530

Inventors: Rensin; David K. (Tiburon, CA), Miniati; John (Menlo Park, CA), Williams; George (Palo Alto, CA), Flank; Joshua (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Systems and methods for automatically accessing internet information from a local application on a handheld internet appliance
Patent Number: 7,277,923

Inventors: Rensin; David K. (Tiburon, CA), Miniati; John (Menlo Park, CA), Williams; George (Palo Alto, CA), Flank; Joshua (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Systems and methods for saving internet content into a handheld internet appliance
Patent Number: 7,277,927

Inventors: Repperger; Daniel W. (Dayton, OH), Sorkin; Robert D. (Beavercreek, OH), Pinkus; Alan R. (Bellbrook, OH)
Title: Visual object identification by computational majority voting
Patent Number: 8,027,537

Inventors: Retter; Eric E. (Austin, TX), Meaney; Patrick J. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Papazova; Vesselina K. (Highland, NY), Gilda; Glenn D. (Binghamton, NY), Hodges; Mark R. (Endicott, NY)
Title: Address mapping including generic bits for universal addressing independent of memory type
Patent Number: 9,146,864

Inventors: Reuter; Michael (San Francisco, CA), Fedane; Rohit Anand (San Jose, CA)
Title: Assuring physical security of a subscriber line device
Patent Number: 7,281,131

Inventors: Reydel; Boris (West Caldwell, NJ)
Title: Endoscopic multiple biopsy forceps with swing member
Patent Number: 7,278,971

Inventors: Reynar; Jeff (Woodinville, WA), Broman; Paul (Renton, WA), Jones; Brian (Redmond, WA), Little; Robert (Redmond, WA)
Title: Mechanism for downloading software components from a remote source for use by a local software application
Patent Number: 7,281,245

Inventors: Reynolds, II; Donald L. (West Chester, OH), Stephens; Randy R. (Fairfield, OH), Flaker; Richard W. (Fairfield, OH)
Title: Endoscopic bite block for use with cannula
Patent Number: 8,028,704

Inventors: Reynolds; Joseph (Sedona, AZ), McCallum; Greg (Sedona, AZ), Wendell; Shawn (Sedona, AZ)
Title: Side entry vehicle systems and related components
Patent Number: 9,145,092

Inventors: Reynolds; Robert L. (Newbury Park, CA), Tzelepis; Christ P. (Redondo Beach, CA), Kubo; Bryan A. (Torrance, CA)
Title: Radio frequency filter systems and methods
Patent Number: 7,280,009

Inventors: Rhoads; Geoffrey B. (West Linn, OR)
Title: Methods and arrangements employing digital content items
Patent Number: 8,027,520

Inventors: Rhoads; Geoffrey B. (West Linn, OR)
Title: Wireless methods and devices employing steganography
Patent Number: 8,027,663

Inventors: Rhodes; Howard E. (Boise, ID)
Title: Passivation planarization
Patent Number: 7,279,353

Inventors: Ribeiro da Silva; Adriana (Goania-Goias, BR)
Title: Air jet hair rollers
Patent Number: 9,144,283

Inventors: Ricci; Christopher P. (Saratoga, CA)
Title: Customization of vehicle controls and settings based on user profile data
Patent Number: 9,147,296

Inventors: Ricci; Christopher P. (Saratoga, CA)
Title: Infotainment system based on user profile
Patent Number: 9,147,297

Inventors: Ricci; Christopher P. (Saratoga, CA)
Title: Behavior modification via altered map routes based on user profile information
Patent Number: 9,147,298

Inventors: Richard; Gary P. (Gloucester, MA)
Title: Can cap covering
Patent Number: 8,025,170

Inventors: Richard; Herve (Les Pavillons Sous Bois, FR)
Title: Photoprotective cosmetic compositions comprising photostabilized dibenzoylmethane compounds and merocyanine sulfone compounds
Patent Number: 8,025,867

Inventors: Richards; Arthur K. (Fallbrook, CA)
Title: Shifting system for an automobile automatic transmission
Patent Number: 7,278,510

Inventors: Richardson; Martin (Geneva, FL), Takenoshita; Kazutoshi (Oveida, FL), Koay; Chiew-Seng (Orlando, FL)
Title: Generator for flux specific bursts on nano-particles
Patent Number: 8,025,837

Inventors: Ridgeway; Jason R. (Bay City, MI), Menjak; Damir (Frankenmuth, MI)
Title: Rake and telescope column lock safety function
Patent Number: 7,278,660

Inventors: Ripley; Edward B. (Knoxville, TN), Seals; Roland D. (Oak Ridge, TN), Morrell; Jonathan S. (Knoxvlle, TN)
Title: Planar controlled zone microwave plasma system
Patent Number: 8,028,654

Inventors: Rivera; Rudel P. (Caloocan, PH)
Title: Head gimbal assembly (HGA) connector pad alignment jig
Patent Number: 8,024,853

Inventors: Ro; Huntae (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Lithium secondary battery
Patent Number: 9,147,908

Inventors: Robbins; John B. (New York, NY), Schneerson; Rachel (Bethesda, MD), Kubler-Kielb; Joanna (Bethesda, MD), Mocca; Christopher P. (Columbia, MD), Vinogradov; Evguenii (Ottawa, CA)
Title: Vaccine for Shigella
Patent Number: 9,144,604

Inventors: Roberts; Richard D. (Hillsboro, OR), Gopalakrishnan; Praveen (Hillsboro, OR), Walma; Mathys C. (Hillsboro, OR), Yang; Lei T. (Hillsboro, OR)
Title: Methods and arrangements for error correction in decoding data from an electromagnetic radiator
Patent Number: 9,148,250

Inventors: Roberts; Richard D. (West Melbourne, FL)
Title: Method for operating multiple overlapping wireless networks
Patent Number: 7,280,601

Inventors: Roberts; Richard D. (West Melbourne, FL)
Title: Method for making a clear channel assessment in a wireless network
Patent Number: 7,280,615

Inventors: Robinson; Brandon (Fruitland, FL)
Title: Water propelled flying board
Patent Number: 9,145,206

Inventors: Roby; Philippe (Montreal, CA), Parent; Stephane (Montreal, CA)
Title: Detecting molecular interactions by fluorescence resonance energy transfer on a solid-phase support
Patent Number: 9,146,233

Inventors: Rodger; Kenneth J. (Parshall, CO)
Title: Transom for boat
Patent Number: 8,028,639

Inventors: Rodriguez Serrano; Jose A. (Barcelona, ES), Perronnin; Florent (Domene, FR)
Title: Asymmetric score normalization for handwritten word spotting system
Patent Number: 8,027,540

Inventors: Rodriguez; Yan (Canton, OH), Gagnon; Richard E (Pensacola, FL)
Title: Barrier operator system with enhanced transmitter storage capacity and related methods of storage and retrieval
Patent Number: 7,280,031

Inventors: Roesner; Wolfgang (Austin, TX), Williams; Derek Edward (Austin, TX)
Title: Program product providing a configuration specification language having clone latch support
Patent Number: 8,028,273

Inventors: Rohde; Christian (Bremen, DE)
Title: Method for the testing of exhaust gas turbochargers
Patent Number: 7,278,302

Inventors: Rohleder; Daniel (Mannheim, DE), Petrich; Wolfgang (Bad Schonborn, DE), Nagel; Alexa (Mannheim, DE)
Title: Analysis system for reagent-free determination of the concentration of an analyte in living tissue
Patent Number: 7,277,740

Inventors: Rohrauer; Hermann (Molln, AT)
Title: Housing for a rifle
Patent Number: 8,028,458

Inventors: Rolf; Erik (Lund, SE), Petersson; Anders (Lund, SE), Samuelsson; Ola (Lund, SE), Nelderup; Pontus (Helsingborg, SE)
Title: Desense with adaptive control
Patent Number: 8,027,673

Inventors: Rong; Qiang (Guangdong, CN), Jiang; Zhanfeng (Guangdong, CN), Liu; Huiquan (Guangdong, CN), Hu; Gang (Guangdong, CN), Sun; Meihong (Guangdong, CN)
Title: Battery cathode, a lithium ion battery using the same and processes for preparation thereof
Patent Number: 8,026,002

Inventors: Roohparvar; Frankie F. (Miltitas, CA)
Title: Burst write in a non-volatile memory device
Patent Number: 7,278,004

Inventors: Roohparvar; Frankie Fariborz (Milpitas, CA)
Title: Non-contiguous address erasable blocks and command in flash memory
Patent Number: 7,277,980

Inventors: Ross; Richard A. (Berkeley, CA)
Title: Methods and apparatus for accelerating data parsing
Patent Number: 8,028,228

Inventors: Rossum; David P. (Monterey, CA)
Title: Sample rate converter having distributed filtering
Patent Number: 7,280,878

Inventors: Roth; Gerhard (Rheinstetten, DE)
Title: Magnetic resonance apparatus with pressure reservoir
Patent Number: 7,279,900

Inventors: Rothman; Michael A. (Puyallup, WA), Zimmer; Vincent J. (Federal Way, WA)
Title: Concurrent processing of operations in a boot sequence to initialize a storage device including an operating system loader to load
Patent Number: 7,281,127

Inventors: Roux; Stephen (New Fairfield, CT)
Title: Method and apparatus for creating a phase step in mirrors used in spatial light modulator arrays
Patent Number: 7,279,110

Inventors: Rowell; Frederick John (Durham, GB)
Title: Hydrophobic silica particles and methods of making same
Patent Number: 8,026,328

Inventors: Roy; Andre (Wawa, CA)
Title: Sling for archery bow
Patent Number: 9,146,073

Inventors: Roy; Saroj K. (Kolkata, IN)
Title: Belt scraper mounting
Patent Number: 9,145,266

Inventors: Rozencweig; Marcel (Princeton, NJ), Goldfarb; Ronald H. (Guilford, CT), Forenza; Salvatore (Exton, PA)
Title: Non-pegylated liposomal doxorubicin triple combination therapy
Patent Number: 8,026,267

Inventors: Ruehrig; Manfred (Eckental, DE), Wecker; Joachim (Roettenbach, DE)
Title: MRAM memory cell having a weak intrinsic anisotropic storage layer and method of producing the same
Patent Number: 7,280,393

Inventors: Ruid; John O. (Schwenksville, PA), Toas; Murray (Norristown, PA), Cuthbertson; Thomas A. (Royersford, PA)
Title: Coated insulation board or batt
Patent Number: 7,279,438

Inventors: Russell; Robert (Norfolk, GB)
Title: Chimney sweeping tool
Patent Number: 9,146,037

Inventors: Ryu; Young-Gyu (Suwon-shi, KR), Lee; Gi-Sik (Seoul, KR)
Title: Method for using a unique IP address in a private IP address domain
Patent Number: 7,281,059

Inventors: S V; Basavaraja (Bangalore, IN), Muninder; Veldandi (Bangalore, IN)
Title: Method, apparatus and computer program product for processing of images
Patent Number: 9,147,226

Inventors: Sabbadini; Roger A. (Lakeside, CA), Garland; William A. (San Clemente, CA), Hansen; Genevieve (San Diego, CA), Jones; Steven Tarran (Radlett, GB), Williams; David (Epsom, GB)
Title: Methods of using humanized antibodies and compositions for binding sphingosine-1-phosphate
Patent Number: 8,025,877

Inventors: Saed; Aryan (Ottawa, CA)
Title: Digital branch calibrator for an RF transmitter
Patent Number: 7,280,612

Inventors: Saen; Makoto (Tokyo, JP), Ito; Kiyoto (Tokyo, JP), Yanagawa; Yoshimitsu (Tokyo, JP), Takahashi; Tomomi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Manipulator device
Patent Number: 9,144,908

Inventors: Safranek; Robert J. (Portland, OR), Bilgin; Selim (Hillsboro, OR)
Title: Dynamic link width modulation
Patent Number: 8,027,358

Inventors: Sagawa; Kiyoshi (Tokyo, JP), Harima; Shinichi (Daisen, JP), Onaga; Kazuo (Osaka, JP), Yanagitani; Junko (Itami, JP), Inazawa; Osamu (Itami, JP)
Title: Water quality analyzer
Patent Number: 8,025,779

Inventors: Sahai; Anant (San Matco, CA), Tsitsiklis; John (Lexington, MA)
Title: Synthesizing coherent correlation sums at one or multiple carrier frequencies using correlation sums calculated at a coarse set of frequencies
Patent Number: 7,280,626

Inventors: Saikawa; Akihisa (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Liquid ejection head and liquid ejection apparatus
Patent Number: 9,144,981

Inventors: Saisho; Kazuya (Fuchu, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus, controlling method therefor, and storage medium
Patent Number: 9,148,540

Inventors: Saito; Yoshiaki (Kawasaki, JP), Sugiyama; Hideyuki (Kawasaki, JP), Inokuchi; Tomoaki (Kawasaki, JP), Marukame; Takao (Tokyo, JP), Ishikawa; Mizue (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Spin MOSFET and reconfigurable logic circuit
Patent Number: 8,026,561

Inventors: Saitoh; Akihito (Yokohama, JP), Okinaka; Keiji (Kawasaki, JP), Igawa; Satoshi (Fujisawa, JP), Kamatani; Jun (Tokyo, JP), Yamada; Naoki (Inagi, JP), Hashimoto; Masashi (Tokyo, JP), Muratsubaki; Masanori (Hachioji, JP), Takiguchi; Takao (Chofu, JP), Senoo; Akihiro (Kawasaki, JP), Okada; Shinjiro (Kamakura, JP), Nakasu; Minako (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Compound and organic light emitting device
Patent Number: 8,026,664

Inventors: Sakai; Hirofumi (Suwa, JP)
Title: Emitter, manufacturing method and manufacturing apparatus thereof, electro-optical apparatus and electronic apparatus
Patent Number: 8,026,114

Inventors: Sakakibara; Hitoshi (Kanagawa, JP), Nakamichi; Norihito (Kanagawa, JP), Makita; Nobue (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Transgenic plant having increased biomass and improved environmental stress resistance, and process for production thereof
Patent Number: 9,145,563

Inventors: Sakamoto; Masahide (Toyama, JP), Miyabayashi; Ryuhei (Toyama, JP), Okamura; Ryo (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Touch panel having a warped substrate and method for manufacturing the touch panel
Patent Number: 9,146,593

Inventors: Sakamoto; Masayuki (Kobe, JP), Ono; Toshiaki (Kobe, JP), Mafune; Toshiyuki (Kobe, JP), Sagawa; Takamichi (Kobe, JP)
Title: Green tire and method for manufacturing pneumatic tire
Patent Number: 8,028,733

Inventors: Sakamoto; Masayuki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Focus lens apparatus
Patent Number: 8,027,098

Inventors: Sakirov; Pavel-Tivadar (Paris, FR)
Title: Bicycle equipped with a chainset/crank-arm system
Patent Number: 8,025,303

Inventors: Sakuma; Takashi (Nirasaki, JP), Ikeda; Taro (Nirasaki, JP), Yokoyama; Osamu (Nirasaki, JP), Matsuda; Tsukasa (Albany, NY), Hatano; Tatsuo (Nirasaki, JP), Mizusawa; Yasushi (Albany, NY)
Title: Film forming method, plasma film forming apparatus and storage medium
Patent Number: 8,026,176

Inventors: Sakurai; Takao (Kokubunji, JP), Naono; Ken (Tokyo, JP), Egi; Masashi (Kokubunji, JP)
Title: Time series pattern generating system and method using historical information
Patent Number: 8,027,862

Inventors: Salapski; George D. (Tustin, CA)
Title: Real time dynamic correlator
Patent Number: 7,280,608

Inventors: Salazar; Alfred (Mission, TX), Almeida; Hilary F. (McAllen, TX), Dy; Peter L. (McAllen, TX), Salazar; Alexandria (Tulsa, OK)
Title: Portable system and method for monitoring of a heart and other body functions
Patent Number: 9,144,388

Inventors: Salnik; Alex (Castro Valley, CA), Opsal; Jon (Livermore, CA), Nicolaides; Lena (Castro Valley, CA)
Title: Photothermal system with spectroscopic pump and probe
Patent Number: 7,280,215

Inventors: Sampath; Ashwin (Skillman, NJ), Bachu; Raja Sekhar (Somerset, NJ)
Title: Methods and apparatuses for use in providing positioning assistance data to mobile stations via a self-organizing network
Patent Number: 9,146,296

Inventors: Sanaghan, Jr.; Edward J. (Tucson, AZ)
Title: Water conservation system
Patent Number: 8,024,823

Inventors: Sanami; Hiroyuki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Image processing method and image processing apparatus
Patent Number: 8,027,535

Inventors: Sandhu; Gurtej S. (Boise, ID), Doan; Trung Tri (Boise, ID)
Title: Atomic layer deposition methods and atomic layer deposition tools
Patent Number: 7,279,041

Inventors: Santamaria; Robert (Harwinton, CT)
Title: Security shutters for window and door openings
Patent Number: 9,145,730

Inventors: Santo; Takeo (Hirakata, JP), Ezawa; Kozo (Hirakata, JP), Inata; Masahiro (Itami, JP), Saji; Yoshito (Ashiya, JP)
Title: Optical disc drive having a traverse holder that is rotatable around an axis that is mutually different from the axis of a traverse base
Patent Number: 7,281,254

Inventors: Santos-Gomez; Lucinio (Durham, NC)
Title: Efficient browsing, selection, visualization, and tracing of complex multi-dimensional relationships among objects
Patent Number: 9,146,752

Inventors: Sargent; Jim Wallace (Florence, AL)
Title: Exercise roll bar device
Patent Number: 8,025,615

Inventors: Sarig; Erez (Hertzeliya, IL)
Title: Integrator-based current sensing circuit for reading memory cells
Patent Number: 7,280,405

Inventors: Sasaki; Hidetaka (Yokohama, JP), Hirabayashi; Motoaki (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Method and program for monitoring execution state of program
Patent Number: 7,281,238

Inventors: Sasaki; Ken-ichi (Yokkaichi, JP), Sakurai; Kaoru (Yokkaichi, JP)
Title: Method of making harmful material remediating agent and for using the same
Patent Number: 8,026,404

Inventors: Sasaki; Satoshi (Akita, JP)
Title: Multilayer ceramic device, method for manufacturing the same, and ceramic device
Patent Number: 7,279,217

Inventors: Sasaki; Yuki (Kanagawa, JP), Matsuoka; Hirotaka (Kanagawa, JP), Hiraoka; Satoshi (Kanagawa, JP), Mera; Fumiaki (Kanagawa, JP), Matsumura; Yasuo (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Bronsted acid compound, manufacturing method of condensation compound, dispersion liquid of condensation compound particles, manufacturing method of electrostatic image developing toner, manufacturing method of binder resin, binder resin, dispersion liquid of resin particles, electrostatic image developing toner, electrostatic image developer, and image-forming method
Patent Number: 9,145,360

Inventors: Sata; Masataka (Tokushima, JP), Yamada; Hirotsugu (Tokushima, JP)
Title: Carotid-artery-plaque ultrasound-imaging method and evaluating device
Patent Number: 9,144,415

Inventors: Sato; Isamu (Tokyo, JP), Sbiaa; Rachid (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Magnetoresistance effect element and magnetic head
Patent Number: 7,280,323

Inventors: Sato; Kazumi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Receiver and communication apparatus
Patent Number: 9,148,855

Inventors: Sato; Kiyoshi (Niigata-ken, JP), Gochou; Hideki (Niigata-ken, JP), Yazawa; Hisayuki (Niigata-ken, JP)
Title: Thin-film magnetic head and manufacturing method thereof
Patent Number: 7,280,320

Inventors: Sato; Toshiki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus with rotational speed control unit for fixing member
Patent Number: 9,146,509

Inventors: Sauder; Cedric (Saint Arnoult en Yvelines, FR), Lorrette; Christophe (Villenave D'Ornon, FR)
Title: Method for producing a composite including a ceramic matrix
Patent Number: 9,145,338

Inventors: Saunders; Charles (Columbus, NE)
Title: Collapsible locking slingshot
Patent Number: 8,025,047

Inventors: Saunders; Peter D. (Salt Lake City, UT), Peart; Lee J. (Epsom, GB), Barnes; Brian T. (South Jordan, UT)
Title: System and method for mass transit merchant payment
Patent Number: 8,025,223

Inventors: Saur; Thomas W. (Dearborn, MI)
Title: Fluted firearm barrel
Patent Number: 8,025,003

Inventors: Sawai; Kunio (Daito, JP)
Title: Image generating apparatus
Patent Number: 7,278,793

Inventors: Sawamura; Kenji (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Nonvolatile semiconductor memory device having stacked memory cell layers and a control circuit controlling write or read based on parameters according to a selected memory cell layer
Patent Number: 9,147,472

Inventors: Sawut; Umerujan (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Yamaguchi; Shinya (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Takigawa; Buso (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Method for experimenting engine controls parts
Patent Number: 8,027,776

Inventors: Sax; Harry (Villach, AT)
Title: Method for the wet treatment of disk-like objects
Patent Number: 7,279,116

Inventors: Sayet; Peter H. (Fort Lauderdale, FL)
Title: Body canal contacting means for body fluid flow control methods and devices
Patent Number: 9,144,482

Inventors: Scardovi; Alessandro (Ivrea, IT), Morandotti; Roberto (Montalenghe, IT), Brigando; Marco (Settimo Vittone, IT), Dellea; Marco (Aglie, IT), Colombi; Alberto (Strambino, IT), Scarton; Gianrico (Ivrea, IT)
Title: Ink jet printer with high capacity tank and associated ink refilling system
Patent Number: 7,278,719

Inventors: Schaefer; Holger (Weilmuenster, DE)
Title: Lathe for machining optical workpieces
Patent Number: 7,278,192

Inventors: Schaefer; Ralf (Wettenberg, DE)
Title: Device for cleaning the gas nozzle of a welding torch
Patent Number: 7,279,658

Inventors: Schaevitz; Samuel B. (Concord, MA), Kusig; Armin B. (Wayland, MA), Ludwiszewski; Alan P. (Andover, MA), Rule; John A. (Carlisle, MA), Bradford; Michael C. (Reading, MA)
Title: Fuel cell system having an air quality sensor suite
Patent Number: 9,147,899

Inventors: Schelberg; David William (Birmingham, MI), Shen; Mingher Fred (Ann Arbor, MI)
Title: Bumper cover attachment method
Patent Number: 8,025,322

Inventors: Scherpa; Josef A. (Fort Collins, CO)
Title: Updating content of a live electronic presentation
Patent Number: 9,146,615

Inventors: Schleicher; Mario (Strasslach-Dingharting, DE), Klein; Birgit (Grafing, DE)
Title: Method and device for the computer-aided design of a supply network
Patent Number: 7,281,227

Inventors: Schlemmer; Robert F. (Houston, TX)
Title: Membrane forming in-situ polymerization for water based drilling fluids
Patent Number: 7,279,445

Inventors: Schlesak; Gerd (Tamm, DE), Klee; Christoph (Nuertingen, DE), Lennartz; Juergen (Ostfildern, DE)
Title: Handheld power tool device
Patent Number: 9,144,875

Inventors: Schluter; Robert (Tavernier, FL)
Title: Pivot hinge assembly
Patent Number: 7,278,183

Inventors: Schmeichel; Steve D. (Wayzata, MN), Schmidt; Fred W. (Eagan, MN), Imes; Julian A. (Bloomington, MN), Dushek; Robert Allen (Bloominton, MN)
Title: Apparatus for emissions control, system, and methods
Patent Number: 7,278,259

Inventors: Schmidt; Mark (Williamstown, NJ), Russell; Garrett (Wilmington, DE), Wilz, Sr.; David M. (Sewell, NJ), Blake; Robert (Woodbury Heights, NJ), Hudrick; Donald T. (Sicklerville, NJ), Colavito; Stephen J. (Brookhaven, PA), Knowles; C. Harry (Moorestown, NJ), Rockstein; George (Audubon, NJ), Zhu; Xiaoxun (Marlton, NJ), Bonanno; John (Woodbury, NJ), Byun; Sung (Voorhees, NJ), Xu; Congwei (Suzhou, CN), Jiang; Min (Jiangsu, CN), Wang; Lin (Suzhou, CN), Hu; Meng (Suzhou, CN), Jin; Hongjian (Suzhou Industrial Park, CN), Ji; MingQing (Suzhou New District, CN), Shi; Shamei (Suzhou, CN), Au; Ka Man (Philadelphia, PA), Giordano; Patrick (Blackwood, NJ)
Title: Automatically-activated wireless laser scanning 2D bar code symbol reading system capable of automatically transmitting stored symbol character data when the hand-supportable unit is operated within its RF data communication range and automatically collecting and storing symbol character data when the hand-supportable unit is operated outside of its RF data communication range
Patent Number: 7,278,578

Inventors: Schmidt; Wolfgang (Reiskirchen, DE), Friedrich; Arne (Wettenberg, DE), Schmitt; Klaus G (Giessen, DE)
Title: Process for short-time arc-welding and short-time arc-welding system
Patent Number: 7,279,653

Inventors: Schmidtberg; Rupert A. (Westford, MA), Schultz; Eric B. (Boxford, MA)
Title: Methods and apparatus for communicating condition information associated with an item
Patent Number: 7,278,571

Inventors: Schnabel; Holger (Rottendorf, DE), Schultze; Stephan (Lohr-Wombach, DE)
Title: Method for register correction of a processing machine, and a processing machine
Patent Number: 8,027,747

Inventors: Schnelle; Christoph (Burringbar, AU), Nolan; Geoffrey John (Lane Cove, AU)
Title: Maintenance of a markup language document in a database
Patent Number: 7,281,206

Inventors: Schoenberg; Ido (Tel Aviv, IL), Gotlib; Phyllis (Tel Aviv, IL), Schoenberg; Roy (Tel Aviv, IL)
Title: Patient treatment and progress monitor display
Patent Number: 8,027,846

Inventors: Schorr; Ralph Hartman (Lawrenceville, GA), Cencer; Robert J. (Tecumseh, MI), Ortner, Jr.; Robert C. (Duluth, GA), Simpson; James M. (Winder, GA), Rench; Michael J. (Wyandotte, MI)
Title: Railway car for transporting semi-trucks
Patent Number: 7,278,359

Inventors: Schroeder; Werner (Ettenheim, DE)
Title: Method for electronic tuning of the read oscillation frequency of a coriolis gyro
Patent Number: 7,278,312

Inventors: Schubert; Werner (Weissenberg, DE), Marka; Rudolf (Munich, DE), Mueller; Peter (Grosshelfendorf, DE)
Title: Coupling mechanism with a mobile infusion unit
Patent Number: 7,278,615

Inventors: Schultz; Mark Alan (Carmel, IN)
Title: Phase locking for multiple serial interfaces
Patent Number: 9,148,279

Inventors: Schweizer; Frank (Shwaikheim, DE), Scherer; Stefan (Stuttgart, DE), Hartmann; Gerd (Weingarten, DE)
Title: Method and device for regenerating an emission control system
Patent Number: 8,028,519

Inventors: Scott, IV; Oscar T. (Amarillo, TX)
Title: Re-deployable mobile above ground shelter
Patent Number: 9,145,703

Inventors: Scott; Bruce David (McKinney, TX)
Title: Perforating gun connector
Patent Number: 7,278,491

Inventors: Scuderi; Angelo (Catania, IT), Scuderi; Antonino (Misterbianco, IT), La Paglia; Luca (Caltagirone, IT), Carrara; Francesco (Acireale, IT), Palmisano; Giuseppe (San Giovanni La Punta, IT)
Title: Gain stage control method and related control circuit
Patent Number: 7,279,978

Inventors: Segal; Vladimir M. (Howell, MI)
Title: Method and apparatus for forming of panels and similar parts
Patent Number: 8,028,558

Inventors: Sekiguchi; Kenzo (Machida, JP)
Title: Communication system and communication apparatus building the system
Patent Number: 7,280,239

Inventors: Sekiguchi; Tomoki (Sagamihara, JP), Tajima; Sachie (Kawasaki, JP), Sato; Hidetoshi (Ebina, JP)
Title: Device allocation changing method
Patent Number: 8,028,184

Inventors: Sekine; Yoshiyuki (Utsunomiya, JP)
Title: Exposure apparatus and device manufacturing method
Patent Number: 8,027,025

Inventors: Selifonov; Sergey (Plymouth, MN)
Title: Glyceryl ether compounds and their use
Patent Number: 8,026,378

Inventors: Seligman; Peter (Essendon, AU)
Title: Power supply having an auxiliary power cell
Patent Number: 8,026,637

Inventors: Senatore; Thomas A. (Newton, NJ)
Title: Apparatus for hanging drop detection of epidural space penetration
Patent Number: 9,144,436

Inventors: Sengir; Gulcin H. (Bloomfield Hills, MI), Trotter, II; Robert T. (Flagstaff, AZ), Kulkarni; Devadatta M. (Rochester Hills, MI), Catlin; Linda B. (Colorado Springs, CO), Briody; Elizabeth K. (Troy, MI), Meerwarth; Tracy L. (Bedminster, NJ)
Title: System and model for performance value based collaborative relationships
Patent Number: 7,280,977

Inventors: Seo; Nobuhide (Hiroshima, JP), Amano; Ryuichiro (Hiroshima, JP), Yonemori; Kei (Hiroshima, JP)
Title: Hybrid vehicle
Patent Number: 8,026,679

Inventors: Seo; Satoshi (Kanagawa, JP), Yamazaki; Shunpei (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Light emitting device
Patent Number: 8,026,531

Inventors: Serafini; Siro (Vicenza, IT), Motterle; Riccardo (Vicenza, IT), Brasola; Elena (Padova, IT)
Title: Process for the preparation of .epsilon.-alkoxycarbonyllysines and their analogues
Patent Number: 8,026,372

Inventors: Sever; Paul (Cranberry Township, PA)
Title: Metal coil securing apparatus and method
Patent Number: 8,025,468

Inventors: Seymour; Eric (Fort Collins, CO)
Title: Direct current system, method, and apparatus
Patent Number: 8,026,634

Inventors: Sezan; Muhammed Ibrahim (Camas, WA), Beek; Petrus Van (Vancouver, WA)
Title: Audiovisual information management system
Patent Number: 8,028,314

Inventors: Sfarti; Adrian (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Bicubic surface rendering
Patent Number: 7,280,108

Inventors: Shacklee; William Francis (Kingsport, TN), Shacklee; Gerald W. (Kingsport, TN), Shacklee; Craig E. (Kingsport, TN)
Title: Portable, remote electromagnetic power system
Patent Number: 8,025,489

Inventors: Shah; Sandip (Milpitas, CA), Singh; Surinder (San Jose, CA)
Title: Methods and apparatus for improving compatibility between network devices
Patent Number: 9,148,343

Inventors: Shanley; John F. (Redwood City, CA)
Title: Expandable medical device with curved hinge
Patent Number: 7,279,004

Inventors: Shapiro; Adam Jonathan (Seattle, WA), Achtelstetter; Dieter G. (Redmond, WA), Martin; Travis J. (Kirkland, WA)
Title: Device testing framework for creating device-centric scenario-based automated tests
Patent Number: 7,277,827

Inventors: Shapiro; Marc Lev (Alexandria, VA)
Title: Angle measurement tool
Patent Number: 7,278,221

Inventors: Shen; Ba-Zhong (Irvine, CA), Tran; Hau Thien (Irvine, CA), Cameron; Kelly Brian (Irvine, CA)
Title: LDPC (Low Density Parity Check) coded signal decoding using parallel and simultaneous bit node and check node processing
Patent Number: 7,281,192

Inventors: Sheshagiri; Mithun (Berkeley, CA), Messer; Alan (Los Gatos, CA), Kunjithapatham; Anugeetha (Sunnyvale, CA), Rathod; Priyang (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Method and system for automated invocation of device functionalities in a network
Patent Number: 8,028,283

Inventors: Sheu; Yi-Zhong (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Optical signal transmission device applying alternative and selectable transmission paths
Patent Number: 9,148,220

Inventors: Sheverev; Valery A. (West Orange, NJ), Stepaniuk; Vadim (Bloomfield, NJ)
Title: Load cell and system for measuring forces based on optical spectra shifts
Patent Number: 8,028,586

Inventors: Shi; Xiaodong (Morgantown, WV)
Title: 1,2,3-triazole bound borane compounds, synthesis of, and use in reduction reactions
Patent Number: 8,026,373

Inventors: Shi; Zhonghai (Austin, TX), Zhou; Jingrong (Austin, TX)
Title: Method of fabricating semiconductor transistor devices with asymmetric extension and/or halo implants
Patent Number: 8,026,142

Inventors: Shia; Rebecca (Bellevue, WA), Chen; Jack Tsung-Yu (Taipei, TW)
Title: Conductive lithographic polymer and method of making devices using same
Patent Number: 7,279,268

Inventors: Shibutani; Manabu (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Data recording apparatus for recording stream data in which dummy data is inserted and data recording apparatus for recording end code in place of dummy code
Patent Number: 7,280,743

Inventors: Shibuya; Masaki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Data driver, display panel driving device, and display device
Patent Number: 9,148,134

Inventors: Shigeeda; Nobuyuki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Information processing device, information processing system, authentication method, storage medium and program
Patent Number: 7,278,021

Inventors: Shiino; Osamu (Kiyose, JP), Iwabuchi; Yoshinori (Akishima, JP), Sakurai; Ryo (Kokubunji, JP), Funaki; Tatsuya (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Thin-film transistor with channel layer formed by metal oxide film including indium, and method of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 8,026,506

Inventors: Shimazaki; Kenji (Kobe, JP), Sato; Kazuhiro (Neyagawa, JP), Ichinomiya; Takahiro (Katano, JP), Hirano; Shozo (Osaka, JP), Takahashi; Masao (Takatsuki, JP), Tsujikawa; Hiroyuki (Kusatsu, JP), Kojima; Seijiro (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Design method for semiconductor integrated circuit suppressing power supply noise
Patent Number: 7,278,124

Inventors: Shimbori; Takateru (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Method of control of subscriber data transmissions in a mobile communication network
Patent Number: 7,280,827

Inventors: Shimizu; Masami (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Operating mechanism for medical device
Patent Number: 7,278,965

Inventors: Shimizu; Osamu (Tokyo, JP), Hiroto; Yuji (Tokyo, JP), Ikeda; Keisuke (Tokyo, JP), Ogaki; Fuyuki (Hokkaido, JP)
Title: Check valve for vacuum sewage pipe and vacuum sewage system
Patent Number: 8,028,715

Inventors: Shimizu; Tomoyuki (Chiyoda-ku, JP), Kase; Junichiro (Chiyoda-ku, JP)
Title: Liquid crystal display panel comprising an array glass substrate and an opposing glass substrate with a liquid crystal filler
Patent Number: 8,027,012

Inventors: Shimoda; Sugiro (Saitama, JP), Kimura; Kiyoshi (Saitama, JP)
Title: Circuit board checker and circuit board checking method
Patent Number: 7,279,914

Inventors: Shimura; Kazuhiro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Vehicle abnormality detection method and device thereof and sensor unit thereof
Patent Number: 8,026,802

Inventors: Shin; Hyeon Jin (Suwon-si, KR), Choi; Jae Young (Suwon-si, KR), Yi; Dong Kee (Seoul, KR), Choi; Seong Jae (Seoul, KR), Yoon; Seonmi (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Image display device with plural light emitting diodes
Patent Number: 8,026,878

Inventors: Shin; Kyoung-Ju (Hwaseong-si, KR), Ahn; Hyeong-Cheol (Seoul, KR), Park; Jin-Oh (Seoul, KR)
Title: Liquid crystal display panel
Patent Number: 8,026,989

Inventors: Shin; Yong Ha (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Cutter apparatus of milling machine
Patent Number: 8,024,999

Inventors: Shiomi; Kentaro (Osaka, JP), Motohara; Akira (Hyogo, JP), Fujiwara; Makoto (Kyoto, JP), Yokoyama; Toshiyuki (Kyoto, JP), Fujimura; Katsuya (Kyoto, JP)
Title: LSI design method and verification method
Patent Number: 7,281,136

Inventors: Shiomi; Takakazu (Hirakata, JP), Hayama; Satoru (Kobe, JP), Hiramoto; Takeshi (Minamishouwa-machi, JP), Kubooka; Yuko (Hiroshima, JP), Doi; Shigenori (Hiroshima, JP)
Title: Application execution apparatus and method for managing special threads to notify listeners of resource status changes
Patent Number: 8,028,289

Inventors: Shiota; Shigemasa (Tachikawa, JP), Goto; Hiroyuki (Higashimurayama, JP), Shibuya; Hirofumi (Matsuda, JP), Hara; Fumio (Higashikurume, JP)
Title: Nonvolatile memory system
Patent Number: 7,280,416

Inventors: Shipton; Gary (Balmain, AU)
Title: Integrated circuit which disables writing circuitry to memory when the power drops below a power threshold predetermined and controlled by the processor
Patent Number: 7,278,034

Inventors: Shiragaki; Tatsuya (Tokyo, JP), Henmi; Naoya (Tokyo, JP), Nishio; Makoto (Tokyo, JP), Takeshita; Hitoshi (Tokyo, JP), Shimomura; Hirofumi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Ring network for sharing protection resource by working communication paths
Patent Number: 7,280,470

Inventors: Shiraishi; Takayuki (Tokyo, JP), Kuramochi; Kenji (Tokyo, JP), Tsuura; Seiichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Helicopter having a fusilage section and a tail section coupled thereto
Patent Number: 7,278,606

Inventors: Shiu; Hei Ming (Hong Kong, HK), Chau; On Lok (Hong Kong, HK), Lai; Gor Amie (Hong Kong, HK)
Title: Method for forming multi-layer bumps on a substrate
Patent Number: 7,279,409

Inventors: Short; Joel E. (Los Angeles, CA), Kleinrock; Leonard (Los Angeles, CA)
Title: System and method for establishing network connection
Patent Number: 8,027,339

Inventors: Shumarayev; Sergey Yuryevich (San Leandro, CA)
Title: Equalization circuit cells with higher-order response characteristics
Patent Number: 7,279,924

Inventors: Shuttleworth; Timothy G. (Girard, PA), Shattuck; Michael L. (Erie, PA), Moore; John (Girard, PA)
Title: Oversized material removal system and method
Patent Number: 9,144,828

Inventors: Shytle; Douglas (Lutz, FL), Sanberg; Paul (Spring Hill, FL), Newman; Mary (Valrico, FL), Silver; Archie A. (Tampa, FL)
Title: Exo-S-mecamylamine formulation and use in treatment
Patent Number: 8,026,283

Inventors: Silverbrook; Kia (Balmain, AU)
Title: Inkjet printhead with ink spread restriction walls
Patent Number: 7,278,713

Inventors: Silverbrook; Kia (Balmain, AU)
Title: Printer system for providing pre-heat signal to printhead
Patent Number: 8,025,355

Inventors: Silverbrook; Kia (Balmain, AU)
Title: Pagewidth inkjet printer cartridge with a refill port
Patent Number: 8,025,380

Inventors: Silverbrook; Kia (Balmain, AU)
Title: Handheld imaging device with multi-core image processor integrating common bus interface and dedicated image sensor interface
Patent Number: 9,148,530

Inventors: Silverbrook; Kia (Balmain, AU), King; Tobin Allen (Balmain, AU)
Title: Printer assembly having flexible ink channel extrusion
Patent Number: 7,280,247

Inventors: Silverbrook; Kia (Balmain, AU), King; Tobin Allen (Balmain, AU)
Title: Industrial printer with cutter and dryer modules
Patent Number: 8,025,009

Inventors: Silverman; Kim E. A. (Mountain View, CA), Neeracher; Matthias (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Using non-speech sounds during text-to-speech synthesis
Patent Number: 8,027,837

Inventors: Sim; Se-Sub (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Battery management system and method for synchronizing voltage and current of battery
Patent Number: 9,147,909

Inventors: Simig; Gyula (Budapest, HU), Mezei; Tibor (Budapest, HU), Porcs-Makkay; Marta (Pomaz, HU), Mandi; Attila (Budapest, HU)
Title: Process for the preparation of high purity perindopril
Patent Number: 7,279,595

Inventors: Simmons; Carl R. (Des Moines, IA), Navarro Acevedo; Pedro A. (Ames, IA), Harvell; Leslie (Newark, DE), Cahoon; Rebecca (Webster Groves, MO), McCutchen; Billy Fred (College Station, TX), Lu; Albert L. (Newark, DE), Herrmann; Rafael (Wilmington, DE), Wong; James F. H. (Johnston, IA)
Title: Defensin polynucleotides and methods of use
Patent Number: 8,026,415

Inventors: Sims; Clinton Norton (Fort Myers, FL)
Title: Diagnostic method and system for detecting early age macular degeneration, maculopathies and cystoid macular edema post cataract surgery
Patent Number: 9,144,379

Inventors: Simske; Steven J (Fort Collins, CO), Sturgill; Malgorzata M (Fort Collins, CO), Aronoff; Jason S (Fort Collins, CO), Adams; Guy (Stroud, GB), Everest; Paul S (Albany, OR)
Title: Printer sample feature set
Patent Number: 9,147,141

Inventors: Singh; Amardeep (Houston, TX), Boudrare; Mohammed (Bossier City, LA)
Title: Drill bit and cutter element having a fluted geometry
Patent Number: 8,028,773

Inventors: Singh; Deepak K. (Apex, NC)
Title: Generating a fast 3x multiplicand term for radix-8 booth multiplication
Patent Number: 9,146,707

Inventors: Singh; Mritiyunjay Kumar (Bangalore, IN)
Title: Multiple ring identification and configuration protocol
Patent Number: 9,148,346

Inventors: Singh; Rajiv R. (Getzville, NY), Pham; Hang T. (Amherst, NY), Shankland; Ian (Randolph, NJ)
Title: Compositions containing fluorine substituted olefins
Patent Number: 7,279,451

Inventors: Sinyavskiy; Oleg (San Diego, CA), Coenen; Olivier (San Diego, CA)
Title: Systems and apparatus for implementing task-specific learning using spiking neurons
Patent Number: 9,146,546

Inventors: Skaggs; Michael (Olathe, KS), Leonard; Ronald A. (Peculiar, MO), Putman; Travis (Gardner, KS), Brown; George (Overland Park, KS)
Title: Automated vial labeling apparatus
Patent Number: 8,025,085

Inventors: Skene; Debra J. (Guildford, GB), Arendt; Josephine (Guildford, GB), Thapan; Kavita (Guildford, GB), Van Den Beld; Gerrit Jan (Eindhoven, NL), Van Der Burgt; Petrus Johannes Mathijs (Eindhoven, NL)
Title: Method for controlling the alertness of a human subject and a light source for use in this method
Patent Number: 8,028,706

Inventors: Skinner; Tracy (Jonesborough, TN)
Title: Bra dressing assist device
Patent Number: 9,144,338

Inventors: Skoczkowski; Lucas (Oakville, CA), Rahim; Rubens (Markham, CA)
Title: Method for implementing an open charging (OC) middleware platform and gateway system
Patent Number: 8,027,360

Inventors: Slater; James L. (Palo Alto, CA), Colbern; Gail T. (Pacifica, CA), Working; Peter K. (Burlingame, CA)
Title: Liposome-entrapped topoisomerase inhibitors
Patent Number: 7,279,179

Inventors: Smith; Barton A. (Campbell, CA), Zimmerman; Thomas G. (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Contact microscope using point source illumination
Patent Number: 8,027,083

Inventors: Smith; Geoffrey R (Mountain View, CA), Krober; Hans-Martin (San Jose, CA), Dodd; Michael D. (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Tiered sequential processing media data through multiple processor chains with longest path tier assignment of processors
Patent Number: 7,278,009

Inventors: Smith; Matthew J. (Auckland, NZ)
Title: Method and apparatus for updating certificate information between buyers and suppliers
Patent Number: 8,027,930

Inventors: Smith; Michael (Boise, ID), Helm; Mark (Boise, ID), Prall; Kirk (Boise, ID)
Title: Structure and method of fabricating a transistor having a trench gate
Patent Number: 7,279,710

Inventors: Smith; Mitchell (Mahtomedi, MN), Schwartz; Mark (White Bear Lake, MN)
Title: Risk of death indicator
Patent Number: 7,277,756

Inventors: Smith; Richard J. (Round Rock, TX), Williams; Gary D. (Driftwood, TX)
Title: Generating production server load activity for a test server
Patent Number: 9,148,304

Inventors: Smith; Robert C. (Middlefield, CT)
Title: Surgical access assembly and method of use therefor
Patent Number: 9,144,422

Inventors: Smith; Scott Edward (Cincinnati, OH), Oney, Jr.; Jack Lee (Mason, OH)
Title: Customizable fishing lure system and accompanying apparatus
Patent Number: 8,028,464

Inventors: Snekkenes; Vidar (Karlstad, SE), Gustavsson; Lennart (Karlstad, SE)
Title: Method for the continuous cooking of wood raw material for cellulose pulp
Patent Number: 7,279,070

Inventors: So; Wai K. (Daly City, CA), Man; Kwai H. (Fremont, CA)
Title: System and methods for granular access control
Patent Number: 9,147,080

Inventors: Sohn; Lydia L. (Princeton, NJ), Saleh; Omar A. (Princeton, NJ)
Title: Particle analyzer and methods for use thereof
Patent Number: 7,279,883

Inventors: Solis; Eduvijes (Hemet, CA)
Title: Mop holding device
Patent Number: 8,025,347

Inventors: Solta; Rostislav (Chrastava, CZ)
Title: Accelerator pedal module
Patent Number: 7,278,337

Inventors: Song; Jae Myeong (Osan-si, KR), Baik; Seung-Hwan (Gyeongju-si, KR), Lee; Doo-Ha (Gyeongju-si, KR)
Title: Wheel bearing assembly
Patent Number: 9,145,027

Inventors: Song; Jong-In (Gwangju, KR), Kim; Hyoung-Jun (Gwangju, KR)
Title: All-optical frequency upconverter and all-optical frequency upconversion method in radio-over-fiber system
Patent Number: 8,027,589

Inventors: Sorenson; Todd C. (Tucson, AZ), Wu; Liang Hua (Shanghai, CN)
Title: Communication failure source isolation in a distributed computing system
Patent Number: 9,146,791

Inventors: Sotos; John G. (Palo Alto, CA), Branscum, Jr.; John L. (Belmont, CA)
Title: System and method for treatment of upper airway disorders
Patent Number: 8,025,063

Inventors: Soubrier; Fabienne (Thiais, FR)
Title: Circular DNA molecule having a conditional origin of replication, process for their preparation and their use in gene therapy
Patent Number: 7,279,313

Inventors: Speier; Peter (Erlangen, DE), Trautwein; Florian (Markgroningen, DE)
Title: Calibrating method for artifact-reduced MRT imaging when there is FOV displacement
Patent Number: 7,279,892

Inventors: Speth; Michael (Krefeld, DE)
Title: Hardware circuit for the puncturing and repetitive coding of data streams, and a method for operating the said hardware circuit
Patent Number: 7,278,087

Inventors: Springston; Eric D. (York, SC), Pratt; John R. (Charlotte, NC), Williams; Dale A. (Fort Mill, SC)
Title: Battery-changing vehicle with cantilevered boom
Patent Number: 8,025,474

Inventors: Srinivas; Hosahalli (Irvine, CA), Venkatesan; Gopal (Aliso Viejo, CA), Berg; Erik (Laguna Beach, CA), Hundhausen; Amy (Laguna Beach, CA)
Title: Mechanism for using clamping and offset techniques to adjust the spectral and wideband gains in the feedback loops of a BTSC encoder
Patent Number: 7,277,860

Inventors: Stafford; Maura J. (Warner Robins, GA), Nader; Gregg A. (Libertyville, IL)
Title: Oil pump anti-wear plate for transfer case and method of use
Patent Number: 8,024,859

Inventors: Stanley; Christopher J. (Woodhurst, GB)
Title: Use of nucleic acids bound to carrier macromolecules
Patent Number: 7,279,311

Inventors: Stanzel; Joerg (Wetzlar, DE)
Title: Turbomolecular pump
Patent Number: 7,278,822

Inventors: Stefani; Jerry (Villa Park, CA)
Title: Interchangeable component shoe system
Patent Number: 8,028,441

Inventors: Stefinovic; Marijan (Kundl, AT), Haefele; Clemens (Innsbruck, AT), Griesser; Ulrich J. (Innsbruck, AT)
Title: Process for the preparation of form III of vilazodone hydrochloride
Patent Number: 9,145,400

Inventors: Stein; Anatoli B. (Atherton, CA), Volfbeyn; Semen P. (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Digital down converter with equalization
Patent Number: 9,148,162

Inventors: Steinbach; Mark A. (Clawson, MI), Trovato; Sandi M. (Bruce Township, MI)
Title: Curtain airbag
Patent Number: 8,025,309

Inventors: Stephans; Jack (Montvale, NJ)
Title: One-gallon hot and cold water dispenser and associated method
Patent Number: 8,025,185

Inventors: Stephens; Richard S. (Orinda, CA), Kawa; Diane (Albany, CA)
Title: Porin B (PorB) as a therapeutic target for prevention and treatment of infection by Chlamydia
Patent Number: 8,025,891

Inventors: Stevens; Henry Guy (North Cirencester, GB)
Title: PVA-containing compositions
Patent Number: 7,279,510

Inventors: Stifal; Matthew W. (Portage, IN), Walters; James D. (Saint Charles, IL)
Title: Endcap mounting system for mounting audio/visual devices or the like
Patent Number: 9,146,001

Inventors: Stiles; Walter (Pompano Beach, FL)
Title: Low friction turbine engine
Patent Number: 9,145,828

Inventors: Stine; Patrick (Whiting, VT)
Title: Water-powered hand-washing system and method
Patent Number: 8,028,710

Inventors: Stinson; Jonathan S. (Plymouth, MN)
Title: Bioabsorbable self-expanding stent
Patent Number: 7,279,005

Inventors: Stiscia; James (Garner, NC), Chen; Raymond (Raleigh, NC)
Title: System and method for improved data protection in PONs
Patent Number: 8,027,473

Inventors: Stolk; Thomas (Kirchheim, DE), Von Gaisberg-Helfenberg; Alexander (Beilstein, DE)
Title: Internal combustion engine valve drive device for a motor vehicle
Patent Number: 9,145,835

Inventors: Stoll; Detlef (Munchen, DE), Leisching; Patrick (Munchen, DE), Bock; Harald (Munchen, DE), Jager; Hubert (Pullach, DE)
Title: Add-drop-multiplexer and optical wavelength division multiplex transmission system
Patent Number: 7,277,638

Inventors: Streuter; Gary William (San Clemente, CA), Deetz; Randy (Costa Mesa, CA), Sedin; James (Ketchum, ID)
Title: Method and apparatus for creating a self booting operating system image backup on an external USB hard disk drive that is capable of performing a complete restore to an internal system disk
Patent Number: 8,028,158

Inventors: Strom; Brian (Cupertino, CA), Krajnovich; Douglas (Santa Clara, CA), Saito; Kaz (San Jose, CA), Riener; Timothy (Fremont, CA)
Title: Passive compensation for pole tip protrusion by slider bending
Patent Number: 7,280,315

Inventors: Stubner; Armin (Buehl-Altschweier, DE), Heyder; Martin (Ottersweier, DE), Koesters; Matthias (Changsha/Xingsha, CN), Martin; Norbert (Achern, DE)
Title: Electric drive
Patent Number: 8,026,645

Inventors: Su; Chun-Chi (Hsinchu County, TW), Lan; Ching-Fu (Hsinchu County, TW), Wang; Chun-Chieh (Hsinchu County, TW), Tung; Tai-Lai (Hsinchu County, TW), Lin; Tung-Sheng (Hsinchu County, TW)
Title: Apparatus and method for estimating channel effects
Patent Number: 9,148,309

Inventors: Suciu; Gabriel L. (Glastonbury, CT), Nordeen; Craig A. (Manchester, CT), Kramer; Stephen (Cromwell, CT)
Title: Combustor for turbine engine
Patent Number: 8,024,931

Inventors: Sudo; Hiroaki (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Apparatus and method for separately modulating systematic bits and parity bits in accordance with communication quality
Patent Number: 7,281,189

Inventors: Suehiro; Yoshinobu (Aichi-ken, JP), Mori; Hideki (Aichi-ken, JP), Takashima; Tatsuya (Aichi-ken, JP)
Title: Light emitting diode
Patent Number: 7,279,719

Inventors: Suenaga; Masaya (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Method and apparatus for diagnosing FC-AL system link
Patent Number: 7,280,485

Inventors: Sugasaki; Atsushi (Shizuoka, JP), Kunita; Kazuto (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Alkali-soluble polymer and polymerizable composition thereof
Patent Number: 7,279,539

Inventors: Sugawara; Ken (Hachioji, JP), Yamamiya; Kunio (Sagamihara, JP), Fukushima; Keito (Mitaka, JP)
Title: Portable information terminal cradle apparatus
Patent Number: 7,280,854

Inventors: Sugawara; Youji (Kawasaki, JP), Matsuyama; Koji (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Wireless communication device and method of restraining dispersion of propagation environment index
Patent Number: 8,027,313

Inventors: Sugimoto; Yoshihiro (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Mobile phone for checking the presence of an integrated circuit card
Patent Number: 8,027,701

Inventors: Suh; In Soo (Daejeon, KR), Lee; Min Young (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Steering apparatus of in-wheel motor-driven
Patent Number: 9,145,169

Inventors: Suh; Jun-Won (Yongin-si, KR), Kim; Jan-Dee (Yongin-si, KR), Lee; Seung-Tae (Yongin-si, KR), Kweon; Ho-Jin (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Fuel cell module
Patent Number: 9,147,887

Inventors: Sulistio; Muljadi (Fremont, CA), Wei; Yang (Hayward, CA), Schwarzhoff; Kelly Lane (Napa, CA), Ding; Yuan (Fremont, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for declarative updating of self-describing, structured documents
Patent Number: 7,278,096

Inventors: Sullivan; Michael J. (Barrington, RI), Hogge; Matthew F. (New Bedford, MA), Ladd; Derek A. (Acushnet, MA)
Title: Golf ball comprising UV-cured non-surface layer
Patent Number: 8,025,592

Inventors: Sun; Han-Chou (Kaohsiung, TW)
Title: Fan rotor assembly
Patent Number: 8,025,484

Inventors: Sun; Shijun (Vancouver, WA)
Title: Methods and systems for picture resampling
Patent Number: 8,026,979

Inventors: Surazski; Luke (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Devices, software and methods for allocating jitter buffer memory based on network region of network endpoint
Patent Number: 7,277,943

Inventors: Sutardja; Sehat (Cupertino, CA), Roo; Pierte (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Communication driver
Patent Number: 7,280,060

Inventors: Sutardja; Sehat (Los Altos Hills, CA)
Title: Integrated circuits and interconnect structure for integrated circuits
Patent Number: 8,026,550

Inventors: Sutardja; Sehat (Los Altos Hills, CA)
Title: Low power optical mouse including independent movement detection module
Patent Number: 8,026,898

Inventors: Sutardja; Sehat (Los Altos Hills, CA), Zhang; Jiancheng (Los Altos Hills, CA)
Title: Low power and high accuracy band gap voltage reference circuit
Patent Number: 8,026,710

Inventors: Sutherland; Scott (Hood River, OR), Richards; Blake (Hood River, OR), Dekruyf; Dennis (Hood River, OR)
Title: Adjustable rod holder
Patent Number: 8,024,886

Inventors: Suzuki; Atsuhiro (Tachikawa, JP)
Title: Nonvolatile semiconductor memory device that erases stored data after a predetermined time period without the use of a timer circuit
Patent Number: 7,280,404

Inventors: Suzuki; Hideaki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Semiconductor memory device
Patent Number: 7,280,384

Inventors: Suzuki; Hiroyuki (Sakai, JP), Suzuki; Ryuzo (Sakai, JP), Sumitomo; Yuko (Kyoto, JP), Nakase; Sachie (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Warp knitted fabric, method of manufacturing the same, and knit structure of warp knitted fabric
Patent Number: 8,028,547

Inventors: Suzuki; Jun (Tokorozawa, JP), Kuroki; Eiji (Tokorozawa, JP), Goami; Kazutaka (Tokorozawa, JP)
Title: Magnet for actuator, actuator, and magnetizing device
Patent Number: 7,278,149

Inventors: Suzuki; Makoto (Chiba, JP), Kubota; Yuzuru (Chiba, JP)
Title: Liquid jet head and liquid jet recording apparatus
Patent Number: 9,144,974

Inventors: Suzuki; Masaaki (Kariya, JP), Hirose; Shinji (Kariya, JP)
Title: Apparatus and method for battery equalization
Patent Number: 9,148,028

Inventors: Suzuki; Masaru (Kawasaki, JP), Kokubu; Tomoharu (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Search keyword improvement apparatus, server and method
Patent Number: 9,146,999

Inventors: Suzuki; Noriyuki (Tokyo, JP), Murakoshi; Michiaki (Tokyo, JP), Ono; Tomoji (Tokyo, JP), Fujisaki; Chikako (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Composition for promoting lipolysis
Patent Number: 9,144,556

Inventors: Suzuki; Takashi (Kanagawa, JP), Ishimaru; Noriyo (Kanagawa, JP), Oyama; Takashi (Yamaguchi, JP), Tano; Tamotsu (Yamaguchi, JP), Oda; Toshiyuki (Yamaguchi, JP), Fujinaga; Ippei (Yamaguchi, JP), Urai; Tomoaki (Hiroshima, JP), Okazaki; Seiji (Hiroshima, JP), Kurata; Katsuaki (Hiroshima, JP), Hiramoto; Toshiaki (Hiroshima, JP), Sato; Akino (Hiroshima, JP), Oda; Wataru (Hiroshima, JP)
Title: Method of producing amorphous carbon material for the negative electrode of lithium ION secondary battery, and lithium ION secondary battery
Patent Number: 9,147,873

Inventors: Suzuki; Takayoshi (Hamamatsu, JP), Yokoi; Norihiko (Kita-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto-Fu, JP)
Title: Ophthalmic apparatus
Patent Number: 7,278,740

Inventors: Suzuki; Takuya (Anjo, JP), Fujiwara; Hidetoshi (Nukata-gun, JP), Shima; Toshihiko (Okazaki, JP), Kuroyanagi; Munetoshi (Nukata-gun, JP)
Title: Pressure-reducing valve
Patent Number: 8,028,716

Inventors: Suzuki; Tsuneji (Mobara, JP), Ando; Tomoyuki (Mobara, JP), Tsuchiya; Katsutoshi (Mobara, JP), Nakanishi; Osamu (Pasadena, CA), Saito; Akiko (Mobara, JP), Yamashita; Takashi (Mobara, JP), Shiraishi; Yoshinori (Yokohama, JP), Tanaka; Eishi (Mobara, JP)
Title: Cell differentiation inducer
Patent Number: 8,026,239

Inventors: Swaminathan; Arvind (San Diego, CA), Kasturi; Nitin (Saratoga, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for controlling receive diversity on a wireless device
Patent Number: 9,148,852

Inventors: Swanson; Benjamin Alexander (Rancho Palos Verdes, CA)
Title: Portable media equipment support device with rotating action
Patent Number: 9,146,005

Inventors: Swinderman; Robert Todd (Kewanee, IL)
Title: Constant pressure and variable cleaning angle scraper blade and method for designing same
Patent Number: 8,028,819

Inventors: Syeda-Mahmood; Tanveer F. (Cupertino, CA), Beymer; David J. (San Jose, CA), Choque; Omar U. F. (Logan, UT), Ponceleon; Dulce B. (Palo Alto, CA), Shi; Dai (Stanford, CA)
Title: De-identification in visual media data
Patent Number: 9,147,179

Inventors: Tachikawa; Hideaki (Inagi, JP), Matsushita; Shinya (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Electronic device
Patent Number: 9,148,966

Inventors: Tada; Kenichiro (Tokorozawa, JP), Suzuki; Toshio (Tokorozawa, JP), Terao; Kyoichi (Tokorozawa, JP)
Title: Information record controlling apparatus, information record controlling method, information reproduction controlling apparatus, information reproduction controlling method, information recording medium, information record controlling program, and information reproduction controlling program
Patent Number: 8,027,234

Inventors: Tadano; Akira (Sakata, JP), Inoue; Yusuke (Yamatokoriyama, JP), Yokoyama; Isao (Sakata, JP)
Title: Optimization method of deposition time and an optimization system of deposition time
Patent Number: 7,280,884

Inventors: Tadych; John E. (Franklin, WI)
Title: Method of reusing stripping compounds
Patent Number: 8,025,741

Inventors: Taheri; Hassan (Hinsdale, IL), Sarin; Yogendra (Plainsboro, NJ), Ozero; Brian (Westhampton Beach, NY)
Title: Process and reactor for dehydration of propanol to propylene
Patent Number: 9,144,780

Inventors: Tajima; Hiroki (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Ink jet head cartridge, print head, ink container, and method for manufacturing ink jet head cartridge
Patent Number: 8,025,382

Inventors: Takagi; Kazutaka (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device having hermitically sealed active area and electrodes
Patent Number: 8,026,595

Inventors: Takagi; Kotaro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Variable capacitance circuit having on/off switch for variable capacitance function, and voltage controlled oscillator using the variable capacitance circuit
Patent Number: 7,279,994

Inventors: Takagi; Osamu (Tokyo-To, JP), Kinouchi; Satoshi (Tokyo-To, JP)
Title: Fixing device using induction heating and method for producing same
Patent Number: 7,279,663

Inventors: Takagishi; Masayuki (Tokyo, JP), Iwasaki; Hitoshi (Tokyo, JP), Yamada; Kenichiro (Tokyo, JP), Isowaki; Yousuke (Kanagawa, JP), Harada; Kohsuke (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Magnetic recording and reproducing device
Patent Number: 9,147,411

Inventors: Takahashi; Hidekazu (Isehara, JP), Kochi; Tetsunobu (Hiratsuka, JP)
Title: Image pickup apparatus having its peripheral conversion elements shifted outwardly as compared to converging lenses
Patent Number: 7,280,146

Inventors: Takahashi; Hiromasa (Hachioji, JP), Hayakawa; Jun (Sendai, JP)
Title: Magnetic sensor and magnetic head with the magnetic sensor
Patent Number: 7,280,322

Inventors: Takahashi; Keita (Abiko, JP), Mori; Akihito (Toride, JP), Sekiguchi; Nobuo (Moriya, JP), Nagaya; Takashi (Moriya, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus with fixing control based on recording material type
Patent Number: 7,280,777

Inventors: Takai; Seiichiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Underground water storage tank
Patent Number: 8,028,713

Inventors: Takano; Yasuaki (Kikugawa, JP)
Title: Electrostatic speaker
Patent Number: 9,148,730

Inventors: Takarabe; Shohei (Sagamihara, JP)
Title: Radio communication system
Patent Number: 7,280,834

Inventors: Takata; Taketo (Toyama, JP)
Title: LED illumination apparatus
Patent Number: 8,025,533

Inventors: Takenaka; Shintaro (Yokohama, JP), Noda; Tomoyuki (Kawasaki, JP), Sonoda; Kazuhiro (Yokohama, JP), Fujimura; Masaru (Sagamihara, JP)
Title: Solid-state image pickup apparatus having effective and non-effective pixel portions, and driving method therefor
Patent Number: 8,026,961

Inventors: Takeuchi; Kesatoshi (Shiojiri, JP)
Title: Drive regenerative control system
Patent Number: 7,279,858

Inventors: Takeuchi; Masakazu (Kyoto, JP), Takai; Yoshimi (Kobe, JP)
Title: Rabconnectin-3-binding protein
Patent Number: 7,279,461

Inventors: Takeuchi; Nobutaka (Yokohama, JP), Hasegawa; Shin (Zama, JP), Ishibashi; Hitoshi (Kamakura, JP), Hirai; Shuji (Tokyo, JP), Fujimori; Kohta (Yokohama, JP), Tanaka; Kayoko (Machida, JP), Hirayama; Yushi (Sagamihara, JP), Yoshida; Akira (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus and image density control method
Patent Number: 8,027,605

Inventors: Takeyama; Tomoaki (Kawasaki, JP), Sasaki; Keiko (Kawasaki, JP), Muro; Shinichirou (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Photo-detecting apparatus and photo-detecting method
Patent Number: 8,026,538

Inventors: Takiguchi; Kiyoaki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Marker detection apparatus and marker detection method
Patent Number: 8,028,582

Inventors: Takizawa; Hiroyuki (Chofu, JP), Kawai; Sumio (Hachioji, JP)
Title: Camera and image pick-up device unit having an optical member that is vibrated to remove dust
Patent Number: 7,280,145

Inventors: Talaugon; Wilson M. (Union City, CA), Subramaniam; Sridhar (Cupertino, CA), Chin; Bill (Belmont, CA), Aaronson; Itai (Belmont, CA)
Title: System and method for virtual router failover in a network routing system
Patent Number: 7,278,055

Inventors: Tamai; Shigeru (Osaka, JP), Koyama; Yuji (Osaka, JP)
Title: Used paper processing apparatus
Patent Number: 8,025,770

Inventors: Tamatani; Takuya (Kanagawa, JP), Tezuka; Katsunari (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Antibody fragments to JTT-1 protein and cells secreting such antibody fragments
Patent Number: 7,279,560

Inventors: Tamechika; Takao (Wako, JP)
Title: Engine oil level detecting device
Patent Number: 8,028,574

Inventors: Tamir; Asaf (Ramal Gan, IL), Sege; Alan (Santa Monica, CA), Dvash; Nir (Petach Tikva, IL), Altman; Nathan (Tel Aviv, IL), Atsmon; Alon (Yehud, IL)
Title: Sonic/ultrasonic authentication device
Patent Number: 7,280,970

Inventors: Tanaka; Akihiro (Moriguchi, JP), Mori; Toshiya (Settsu, JP), Kagemoto; Hideki (Nara, JP), Yamaguchi; Koichiro (Ashiya, JP)
Title: Data transfer device
Patent Number: 7,280,475

Inventors: Tanaka; Keiichi (Tenri, JP), Kishimoto; Satoru (Tenri, JP)
Title: Manufacturing method of composite film, composite film, color filter made of composite film, display apparatus provided with color filter
Patent Number: 7,279,270

Inventors: Tanaka; Masashi (Iruma, JP), Kubo; Hideki (Tokorozawa, JP)
Title: Optical disk device and seek method in optical disk device
Patent Number: 8,027,228

Inventors: Tanaka; Shinya (Osaka, JP), Takezawa; Yoshitaka (Hitachi, JP), Takahashi; Hiroyuki (Hitachi, JP)
Title: Epoxy compound and cured epoxy resin product
Patent Number: 7,279,574

Inventors: Tanaka; Toshiyuki (Anjo, JP)
Title: Air conditioning apparatus for a vehicle
Patent Number: 9,145,042

Inventors: Tanaka; Tsutomu (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Display device and method of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 8,026,116

Inventors: Tanaka; Tsutomu (Kodaira, JP)
Title: Retreaded tire and method for producing same
Patent Number: 8,025,750

Inventors: Tanaya; Hideo (Suwa, JP), Jokura; Toshinari (Okaya, JP), Oshiro; Atsushi (Minowa-machi, JP)
Title: Piezoelectric resonator element, piezoelectric device, method of manufacturing the same, cellular phone device utilizing piezoelectric device, and electronic equipment utilizing piezoelectric device
Patent Number: 7,279,824

Inventors: Tang; Houxiang (Midland, MI), Kruper, Jr.; William J. (Sanford, MI), Shankar; Ravi B. (Midland, MI), Strand; Deidre A. (Midland, MI), Margl; Peter M. (Midland, MI), Pasztor, Jr.; Andrew J. (Midland, MI), Wilson; David R. (Midland, MI), Stajdl; Jeremy R. (Saginaw, MI)
Title: Battery electrolyte solutions containing phosphorus-sulfur compounds
Patent Number: 9,147,906

Inventors: Tang; Kuang-Chung (Taipei, TW)
Title: Stone burner for a fragrance lamp
Patent Number: 9,146,036

Inventors: Tang; Shao-You (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Stacked electromagnetic bandgap structure
Patent Number: 9,148,947

Inventors: Tanizaki; Masaaki (Kodaira, JP), Shimada; Shigeru (Kodaira, JP), Watanabe; Kazunori (Yokohama, JP), Ishii; Akira (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Display method of spatial data relationships
Patent Number: 7,278,097

Inventors: Tariq; Mohammad (Olathe, KS)
Title: Removal of a packet communication system from a communication path during a communication session
Patent Number: 8,027,350

Inventors: Tarkiainen; Antti (Lappeenranta, FI)
Title: Method for determining a negative sequence component
Patent Number: 7,280,938

Inventors: Tas; Sinan (Bor, TR), Avci; Oktay (Izmir, TR)
Title: Use of a specific inhibitor of hedgehog/smoothened signaling on hyperpigmented skin to obtain decrease of pigmentation
Patent Number: 8,025,893

Inventors: Tashiro; Takahito (Kanagawa, JP), Tsumura; Tadashi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Information processor, privilege management method, program, and recording medium
Patent Number: 9,146,965

Inventors: Taware; Avinash Vinayak (Niskayuna, NY), Shah; Minesh Ashok (Clifton Park, NY), Singh; Ajai (Clifton Park, NY), Ziminsky; Willy Steve (Simpsonville, SC), Wu; Pingchuan (Shanghai, CN)
Title: Methods and apparatus for gas turbine engine lean blowout avoidance
Patent Number: 7,278,266

Inventors: Taya; Minoru (Mercer Island, WA), Liang; Robert Yuanchang (Seattle, WA), Kuga; Yasuo (Seattle, WA)
Title: Design of membrane actuator based on ferromagnetic shape memory alloy composite for synthetic jet actuator
Patent Number: 7,280,016

Inventors: Taylor; Christopher Charles (Cheltenham Glos, GB)
Title: Managed electrical connectivity systems
Patent Number: 9,147,983

Inventors: Taylor; W. Scott (Houston, TX)
Title: Safecell 360.TM. wireless policy enforcement management (WPEM) solution
Patent Number: 9,148,762

Inventors: Taylor; William S. (Duluth, GA), Massengill; David (Covington, GA), Hollingsworth; John (Covington, GA)
Title: Methods and systems for automatically tracking the rerouting of logical circuit data in a data network
Patent Number: 9,148,365

Inventors: Taylor; Wilson E. (Austin, TX), Gephardt; Douglas D. (Dripping Springs, TX), Hand; Larry E. (Meridian, MS), Spina; Richard (Austin, TX)
Title: Systems and methods for controlling HDA system capabilities
Patent Number: 8,028,101

Inventors: Telford; John (Monteriggioni, IT), Masignani; Vega (Siena, IT), Scarselli; Maria (Siena, IT), Grandi; Guido (Segrate, IT), Tettelin; Herve (Rockville, MD), Fraser; Claire (Clarksville, MD)
Title: Nucleic acids and proteins from streptococcus groups A and B
Patent Number: 8,025,890

Inventors: Temblador; Richard (Carrollton, GA), Carlson; John R. (Newnan, GA), Dixon; Mark D. (Carrollton, GA), Kummer; Randy D. (Villa Rica, GA), Mercier; Charles D. (Carrollton, GA)
Title: Flexible cable with structurally enhanced outer sheath
Patent Number: 8,026,442

Inventors: Temblador; Richard (Carrollton, GA), Carlson; John R. (Newnan, GA), Herrin; Jeffrey D. (Carrollton, GA), Kummer; Randy D. (Villa Rica, GA)
Title: Piercing connector for continuous flexible bus
Patent Number: 8,025,524

Inventors: Templeton; Garry Wayne (The Woodlands, TX), Broussard; Andre N. (The Woodlands, TX), Johnson; Monte Ira (The Woodlands, TX), Schnitker; Mark William (Friendswood, TX)
Title: Downhole tool retrieval and setting system
Patent Number: 8,025,105

Inventors: Teng; Ju-Wen (New Taipei, TW), Fu; Hsi-Hung (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Portable electronic device having near field communication application function
Patent Number: 9,148,191

Inventors: Tennant; Robert E. (Portland, OR), Dieter; William E. (Portland, OR)
Title: Stretching apparatus
Patent Number: 8,025,617

Inventors: Terauchi; Kiyoshi (Isesaki, JP)
Title: Wobble plate compressor
Patent Number: 8,028,614

Inventors: Terazawa; Seiji (Shizuoka, JP), Kusano; Tetsuya (Shizuoka, JP), Muramatsu; Satoshi (Kanagawa, JP), Kasahara; Nobuo (Kanagawa, JP), Ogata; Fumio (Shizuoka, JP), Tamaru; Takeshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Toner container configured for toner replenishment through blow system
Patent Number: 7,277,665

Inventors: Terry; Jim (Houston, TX), Bailey; Tom (Houston, TX), Vuyk; Adrian (Houston, TX), Coy; Alejandro (Katy, TX), Divine; Ron (Humble, TX), Johnson; Darrell (Katy, TX)
Title: Method for extracting coal bed methane with source fluid injection
Patent Number: 7,278,497

Inventors: Terry; John David (Santa Rosa, CA)
Title: Low power amplitude modulation detector
Patent Number: 7,277,687

Inventors: Teytaud; Francois (Boulogne Billancourt, FR)
Title: Method and device for a source language to be understood by a listener mastering a target language
Patent Number: 8,027,830

Inventors: Thabet; Farhat (Gif sur Yvette, FR), Ben Chehida; Karim (Suresnes, FR), Blanc; Frederique (Bures sur Yvette, FR)
Title: Method for managing energy consumption for multiprocessor systems using an offline phase for characterization of a variation of a potential rate of parallelism for task scheduling and an online phase for detection and exploitation of potential inactivity intervals
Patent Number: 9,146,602

Inventors: Thomas; Alex (London, CA), Prato; Frank (London, CA), White; Kevin (London, CA)
Title: Diagnosis and classification of disease and disability using low frequency magnetic field designed pulses (Cnps)
Patent Number: 7,280,861

Inventors: Thompson; Mark E. (Anaheim, CA), You; Yujian (Los Angeles, CA), Shoustikov; Andrei (Los Angeles, CA), Sibley; Scott (Baltimore, MD), Burrows; Paul E. (Princeton Junction, NJ), Forrest; Stephen R. (Princeton, NJ)
Title: OLEDs doped with phosphorescent compounds
Patent Number: 7,279,235

Inventors: Thompson; Mark E. (Anaheim, CA), You; Yujian (Los Angeles, CA), Shoustikov; Andrei (Los Angeles, CA), Sibley; Scott (Baltimore, MD), Burrows; Paul E. (Princeton Junction, NJ), Forrest; Stephen R. (Princeton, NJ)
Title: OLEDs doped with phosphorescent compounds
Patent Number: 7,279,237

Inventors: Thompson; Steven (Forest, VA)
Title: Apparatus and method for detecting co-channels signals
Patent Number: 9,148,811

Inventors: Tofani; Ernest F. (Riio Rico, AZ)
Title: Collision tool
Patent Number: 8,028,426

Inventors: Tokuhisa; Kiwamu (Kisarazu, JP), Hayashi; Kentaro (Kisazaru, JP), Kawasato; Hironobu (Kisarazu, JP)
Title: Photosensitive resin composition and circuit substrate employing the same
Patent Number: 8,026,036

Inventors: Tokunaga; Shinichi (Sumida-ku, JP)
Title: Hair cosmetic composition
Patent Number: 8,025,871

Inventors: Tokushima; Masatoshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Waveguide coupling structure
Patent Number: 8,027,556

Inventors: Tomatsu; Nobuhiro (Yokohama, JP), Fukui; Toshifumi (Yokohama, JP), Shimizu; Nobuyoshi (Sakura, JP), Takayanagi; Atsushi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Probe, probe set, probe carrier, and testing method
Patent Number: 8,026,061

Inventors: Tomioka; Hiroki (Shiga, JP), Sugita; Kazuya (Kyoto, JP), Oto; Katsufumi (Shiga, JP)
Title: Composite semipermeable membrane, and production process thereof
Patent Number: 7,279,097

Inventors: Tomioka; Shinichi (Osaka, JP)
Title: Resolution determination device, image processing device, and image display apparatus
Patent Number: 9,147,231

Inventors: Tomiyoshi; Akira (Nara, JP)
Title: Display, drive circuit of display, and method of driving display
Patent Number: 8,026,882

Inventors: Toner; Stephen G. (Sundance, UT)
Title: Method and apparatus for moving data between storage devices
Patent Number: 7,281,014

Inventors: Too; Thierry Sin Yan (San Ramon, CA), Hu; Mong (San Jose, CA)
Title: Interlocking clip heatsink mounting system
Patent Number: 9,146,062

Inventors: Toraya; Hideo (Tachikawa, JP), Munekawa; Shigeru (Tokyo, JP)
Title: X-ray stress measuring apparatus
Patent Number: 9,146,203

Inventors: Torres; Ronald L. (El Segundo, CA), Hardouin; Christopher J. (Mar Vista, CA), Mayer; Mark S. (Woodland Hills, CA), Ngai; Tin Hung (Kowloon, HK), Wong; Chun Wing (Kowloon, HK)
Title: Multi-mode three wheeled toy vehicle
Patent Number: 8,025,551

Inventors: Toyoda; Hisashi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device, electronic device, and manufacturing method of the same
Patent Number: 8,026,575

Inventors: Trautmann; Frank (Munich, DE)
Title: Power converter with average current limiting
Patent Number: 9,146,571

Inventors: Trevino; Kristina (Austerlitz, NY), Lin; Yuan-Hung (Cahoes, NY), Wells; Gabriel Padron (Saratoga Springs, NY), Maeng; Chang Ho (Clifton Park, NY), Han; Taejoon (Clifton Park, NY), Wong; Hoong Shing (Clifton Park, NY)
Title: Integrated circuits having replacement metal gates with improved threshold voltage performance and methods for fabricating the same
Patent Number: 9,147,680

Inventors: Trivedi; Pradeep R. (Sunnyvale, CA), Tam; Honkai (Redwood City, CA)
Title: Low latency flop circuit
Patent Number: 8,026,754

Inventors: Trobough; Mark (Olympia, WA)
Title: Socket with integral, retractable socket contact protector
Patent Number: 7,278,858

Inventors: Troncon; Daniel (Noisy le Grand, FR), Monteiro; Rui (Gagny, FR), Dubuit; Jean-Louis (Paris, FR), Trolio; Didier (Verdun, FR)
Title: Inkjet printing machine with calibration bezel
Patent Number: 9,145,004

Inventors: Tsai; Chien-Hsiang (Taichung, TW), Chang; Yao-Jen (Taichung, TW), Lee; Chao-Yu (Taichung, TW)
Title: Feeding device
Patent Number: 9,144,836

Inventors: Tsai; Chou Hsuan (Hsin-Chuang City, Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Electrical connector with a solder ball locking structure
Patent Number: 7,278,864

Inventors: Tsai; Huo-Lu (Shangfeng Village, Daya Hsiang, Taichung Hsien, TW)
Title: Multi-layer printed circuit board for a keyboard
Patent Number: 7,280,369

Inventors: Tsai; Pei-Shan (Taipei, TW), Chen; Homer H. (Taipei, TW), Liang; Chia-Kai (Taipei, TW)
Title: Low-backlight image visibility enhancement method and system
Patent Number: 8,026,935

Inventors: Tsai; Yaw Ming (Wurih Township, Taichung County, TW), Chang; Shih Chang (Jhudong Township, Hsinchu County, TW), Deng; De Hua (Bade, TW), Wang; Shih Pin (Pingtung, TW)
Title: Method of passivating semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,279,351

Inventors: Tsen; Yuh-Jou (Kao Hsiung, TW), Chang; Chih-Chen (Panchiao, TW), Lo; Yung-Chin (Chang Hua Hsien, TW)
Title: Apparatus for impeding counterfeiting, impeding stealing and managing optical disk stock
Patent Number: 7,280,043

Inventors: Tseng; Steven (Taipei, TW), Yang; An-Ping (Shanghai, CN)
Title: Communication device
Patent Number: 7,277,739

Inventors: Tsengas; Steven (Fairport Harbor, OH), Conklin; Justine A. (Fairport Harbor, OH), Deily; David S. (Fairport Harbor, OH)
Title: Nocturnal pet toys
Patent Number: 8,025,550

Inventors: Tsirtsis; George (London, GB)
Title: Third party validation of internet protocol addresses
Patent Number: 9,148,335

Inventors: Tsividis; Yannis (New York, NY)
Title: Systems and methods for mixing domains in signal processing
Patent Number: 7,280,059

Inventors: Tsuda; Hiroshi (Tsukuba, JP)
Title: FBG vibration detection system, apparatus and vibration detection method using the system
Patent Number: 9,146,095

Inventors: Tsujimoto; Masaya (Ehime, JP), Sakaguchi; Mikio (Wakayama, JP)
Title: Curable composition and cured product for dental use
Patent Number: 9,144,475

Inventors: Tsukuda; Yoshihiro (Osaka, JP), Yamada; Kazuo (Osaka, JP), Sakashita; Kazuya (Osaka, JP), Watanabe; Yuki (Osaka, JP)
Title: Rechargeable battery
Patent Number: 9,147,870

Inventors: Tu; Po-Min (Hsinchu, TX), Huang; Shih-Cheng (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: LED epitaxial structure
Patent Number: 9,147,799

Inventors: Tunaboylu; Bahadir (Gilbert, AZ), Kilicaslan; Habib (Mesa, AZ)
Title: Probe card assembly with dielectric structure
Patent Number: 7,279,911

Inventors: Turner; Tony (Foothill Ranch, CA), Lupienski; John (Phoenix, AZ)
Title: Method and system for extending the functionality of an embedded USB transceiver interface to handle threshold shift of a USB 2.0 bus during high-speed chirp
Patent Number: 7,281,069

Inventors: Tuymer; Gerhard (Bad Schallerbach, AT), Schutze; Andreas (Feldkirch, AT)
Title: Vacuum plasma generator
Patent Number: 8,025,775

Inventors: Twomey; Timothy R. (Berkshire, GB)
Title: Position sensitive radiation spectrometer
Patent Number: 7,279,676

Inventors: Uchida; Satoru (Tokyo, JP), Horikawa; Kiyoshi (Kawasaki, JP), Haga; Hiroyoshi (Kawaguchi, JP), Saeki; Kazuchika (Iwatsuki, JP)
Title: Cleaning device and image forming apparatus including the cleaning device that controls occurrences of background fouling and abnormal image
Patent Number: 7,277,657

Inventors: Uchida; Shinji (Matsumoto, JP)
Title: Imprinting method and apparatus therefor
Patent Number: 9,146,460

Inventors: Uchino; Megumi (Tokyo, JP), Shigemura; Yoshihiro (Yokohama, JP), Horita; Shingo (Yokosuka, JP), Naoi; Masaaki (Yokosuka, JP), Yagyu; Mineto (Hachioji, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 9,146,515

Inventors: Ueda; Masaaki (Sagamihara, JP)
Title: Ultrasonic observation system
Patent Number: 7,278,969

Inventors: Ueda; Masahiro (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Effective recovery of lithium from lithium ion battery waste
Patent Number: 9,147,918

Inventors: Uehara; Katsuhiro (Joetsu, JP), Kubota; Tohru (Joetsu, JP)
Title: Preparation of 1-(alkoxysilyl)ethyl-1,1,3,3-tetramethyldisiloxane
Patent Number: 7,279,589

Inventors: Uehara; Kazuhiro (Tenri, JP)
Title: Method for detecting photoelectric conversion amount and photoelectric converter, method for inputting image and device for inputting image, two-dimensional image sensor and method for driving two-dimensional image sensor
Patent Number: 7,279,669

Inventors: Ueno; Shoji (Fujisawa, JP), Fuchigami; Norihiko (Yamato, JP), Tanaka; Yoshiaki (Fujisawa, JP)
Title: Signal compressing apparatus
Patent Number: 8,027,569

Inventors: Ullman; Craig (Brooklyn, NY), Harrington; Jeffrey M. (Brooklyn, NY), Abato; Michael R. (White Plains, NY), Duda; Carl R. (Santa Barbara, CA)
Title: Enhanced video programming system and method utilizing user-profile information
Patent Number: 9,148,684

Inventors: Um; Kee Ju (Suwon, KR), Seo; Dong Soo (Suwon, KR), Jang; Chang Su (Suwon, KR), Song; In Hyuk (Suwon, KR), Park; Jaehoon (Suwon, KR)
Title: Power semiconductor device and method for manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 9,147,757

Inventors: Unali; Giovanni Francesco (Wirral, GB)
Title: Structured aqueous surfactant systems
Patent Number: 9,144,540

Inventors: Unemori; Elaine (Oakland, CA)
Title: Methods and compositions for control of fetal growth via modulation of relaxin
Patent Number: 8,026,215

Inventors: Unno; Kouichi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Printing apparatus and method for controlling the same
Patent Number: 8,027,052

Inventors: Uno; Mugijirou (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus for determining completion of a toner-end recovery operation
Patent Number: 7,280,773

Inventors: Urbina; Leo (Ft. Lupton, CO)
Title: Retainer apparatus
Patent Number: 9,144,920

Inventors: Usui; Masayoshi (Numazu, JP)
Title: Connecting structure of branch connector in fuel pressure accumulating container
Patent Number: 7,278,661

Inventors: Usui; Takayuki (Obu, JP), Kasai; Yoshiyuki (Obu, JP), Takagi; Kunio (Obu, JP)
Title: Fuel supply device
Patent Number: 7,279,095

Inventors: Utsumi; Hisayuki (Osaka, JP)
Title: Nonaqueous electrolyte and lithium ion rechargeable battery
Patent Number: 9,147,907

Inventors: Vadai; Christine (Kirkland, WA), McDowell; Kevin (Monroe, WA), Huentelman; Mark (Bellevue, WA), Ashby; Robert (Renton, WA)
Title: Method and system for generating help files based on user queries
Patent Number: 7,277,884

Inventors: Vadgama; Sunil Keshavji (Thornton Heath, GB)
Title: Cell selection
Patent Number: 7,277,709

Inventors: Vakrat; Dudi (Netanya, IL), Korem; Noam (Timrat, IL), Pinto; Victor (Zichron Ya'akov, IL)
Title: Advanced noise reduction in digital cameras
Patent Number: 9,148,593

Inventors: Valencia; Pablo D. (Artesia, NM)
Title: Locking pliers for being one-handed adjustable, clampable, and releasable
Patent Number: 8,024,998

Inventors: Valiulis; Thomas E. (Rockford, IL), Northrup, Jr.; Robert Louis (Machesney Park, IL)
Title: Display hook and assembly having reduced drag
Patent Number: 7,278,617

Inventors: Van Buren; Antonius C. M. (Velden, NL), Venema; Alexander H. (Ermelo, NL), Neggers; Johannes T. M. (Best, NL)
Title: Image forming apparatus for counting images formed by the apparatus
Patent Number: 8,027,609

Inventors: Van der Steen; Hendrikus P. G. (Den Dungen, NL)
Title: Electrical card connector
Patent Number: 7,278,866

Inventors: Van Epps, Jr.; Jean D. (Palmyra, NY), Duggan; Michael J. (Webster, NY), Lee; James R. (Sodus Point, NY), Bush; Steven D. (Red Creek, NY)
Title: One-piece bottom edge wipe sponge for cleaning a photoreceptor drum
Patent Number: 7,279,050

Inventors: Van Tuyl; Rory L. (Los Altos, CA)
Title: Device for remotely stimulating and measuring electronic signals through a fiber optic cable
Patent Number: 7,280,267

Inventors: Vartanian; Albert (Los Angeles, CA), Martirosyan; Marine (Studio City, CA)
Title: Multi-purpose dental bib
Patent Number: 9,144,478

Inventors: Vasilescu; Manuela O. (Seaford, NY)
Title: Logic arrangement, data structure, system and method for multilinear representation of multimodal data ensembles for synthesis, recognition and compression
Patent Number: 7,280,985

Inventors: Vasudevan; Anil (Portland, OR), Hinton; Glenn J. (Portland, OR), Li; Yadong (Portland, OR)
Title: Adaptive queuing of a cache for a processing element
Patent Number: 9,146,873

Inventors: Velcheva; Margarita (Edmonton, CA), Vidmar; John (Edmonton, CA), Quandt; Jurgen (Edmonton, CA)
Title: Variegation in plants
Patent Number: 9,145,562

Inventors: Venkatachalam Jayaraman; Venkata Ramanan (Del Mar, CA), Kapoor; Rohit (San Diego, CA), Attar; Rashid Ahmed Akbar (San Diego, CA), Lott; Christopher Gerard (San Diego, CA)
Title: Apparatus and methods for modem assisted video telephony
Patent Number: 9,148,623

Inventors: Venkatachari; Harish (Sunnyvale, CA), Makh; Vansh Pal Singh (San Francisco, CA), Chizgi; Nate (Sunnyvale, CA), Matin; Sharif Ahsanul (San Diego, CA)
Title: Reducing out-of-service and extending effective cell coverage with receiver diversity
Patent Number: 9,148,832

Inventors: Venkatraman; Sai Pradeep (Santa Clara, CA), Das; Saumitra Mohan (Santa Clara, CA), Do; Ju-Yong (Palo Alto, CA), Gao; Weihua (San Jose, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for use in identifying potential anomalies in electronic files supportive of mobile device positioning
Patent Number: 9,147,331

Inventors: Ventzek; Peter L. G. (Austin, TX), Junker; Kurt (Austin, TX), Orlowski; Marius (Austin, TX)
Title: Deposition and patterning of boron nitride nanotube ILD
Patent Number: 7,279,433

Inventors: Verma; Manoj (Lake Forest, CA), Gijare; Ashutosh (Lake Forest, CA), Dogra; Vikas (Lake Forest, CA), Koppich; George (Palos Verdes Estates, CA), Wangoo; Sanjay (Lake Forest, CA)
Title: System and method for sending files to multiple destinations
Patent Number: 7,281,049

Inventors: Vermeersch; Michael C. (Saginaw, MI), Burr; Larry W. (Saginaw, MI)
Title: Integrated position switch/brake transmission shift interlock for electronic gear indication
Patent Number: 7,278,526

Inventors: Vieth; Siegfried (Cottbus, DE), Bauer; Monika (Senzig, DE)
Title: Cyanate-based, carbon-dioxide-filled structured foams and method for their production
Patent Number: 8,026,292

Inventors: Villoing; Stephane (Bergen, NO), Biering; Eirik (Bergen, NO)
Title: Infectious Salmon Anaemia virus vaccine
Patent Number: 7,279,167

Inventors: Vinciguerra; Paolo (Milan, IT), Hiramatsu; Hiroyuki (Hoi-gun, JP), Suzuki; Yoshitaka (Okazaki, JP)
Title: Method for analysis of an ablated surface, analysis on inconsistency in a laser beam, and calibration of laser beam irradiation data
Patent Number: 7,278,989

Inventors: Vitikainen; Timo (Espoo, FI)
Title: Authentication method and system
Patent Number: 7,281,137

Inventors: Voellmy; Richard (Pully, Vaud, CH)
Title: Molecular regulatory circuits to achieve sustained activation of genes of interest by a single stress
Patent Number: 7,279,565

Inventors: Vollmar; Wilfried (Soest, DE), Liese; Michael-Harro (Soest, DE)
Title: Arrangement for supplying variable loads
Patent Number: 7,279,811

Inventors: Vollmer; Vasco (Gartow, DE), Radimirsch; Markus (Laatzen, DE), Seidel; Guenter (Hildesheim, DE)
Title: Method for power-saving operation of communication terminals in a communication system in especially in a wireless communication systems
Patent Number: 7,277,737

Inventors: Wada; Katsuhiro (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Web service system, server management apparatus, and web service providing method
Patent Number: 9,146,781

Inventors: Wada; Masanori (Otsu, JP), Akimoto; Takasi (Nagahama, JP), Ohkubo; Kiichi (Nagahama, JP)
Title: Liquid crystal element and cell for liquid crystal element
Patent Number: 9,146,444

Inventors: Wakagi; Masatoshi (Hitachinaka, JP), Hanna; Junichi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Thin film transistor and organic electroluminescence display using the same
Patent Number: 8,026,535

Inventors: Wakahara; Shinichi (Yamato, JP)
Title: Security encoding unit and image forming apparatus including same
Patent Number: 8,027,061

Inventors: Waligora; Frank W. (Haverhill, MA), Amedio, Jr.; John C. (Franklin, MA)
Title: Synthesis and formulations of salts of isophosphoramide mustard and analogs thereof
Patent Number: 9,145,431

Inventors: Walker; Ben (Draper, UT), Perkins; Brendan (Salt Lake City, UT), Belcourt; Bill (Salt Lake City, UT)
Title: Via ferrata safety system
Patent Number: 9,144,711

Inventors: Walker; Jay S. (Ridgefield, CT), Smith; Zachary T. (Norwalk, CT), Ellenthal; Jon E. (Wilton, CT), Fincham; Carson C.K. (Ridgefield, CT)
Title: Systems and methods for enchancing media with supplemental content
Patent Number: 9,148,643

Inventors: Walker; Michael J. (Windsor, CA), Hanna; Michael D. (West Bloomfield, MI), Schroth; James G. (Troy, MI)
Title: Inserts with holes for damped products and methods of making and using the same
Patent Number: 8,028,739

Inventors: Walsh; Eamonn (Hamilton, NZ), Anthony; Ian (Hamilton, NZ), Seymour; Bruce (New Haven, CT)
Title: Smart phone crowd enhancement
Patent Number: 9,148,510

Inventors: Walz; Christian (Durmersheim, DE), Loehr; Matthias (Steinheim/Hoepfigheim, DE), Rudolph; Andreas (Roggenburg, DE)
Title: Method for operating an internal combustion engine and device for carrying out the method
Patent Number: 8,024,921

Inventors: Wan; Jing (Malta, NY), Wei; Andy (Queensbury, NY), Zhao; Lun (Ballston Lake, NY), Yang; Dae Geun (Watervliet, NY), Liu; Jin Ping (Ballston Lake, NY), Luo; Tien-Ying (Clifton Park, NY), Bouche; Guillaume (Albany, NY), Hariharaputhiran; Mariappan (Ballston, NY), Gaire; Churamani (Clifton Park, NY)
Title: Devices and methods of forming finFETs with self aligned fin formation
Patent Number: 9,147,696

Inventors: Wanda; Koichiro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: System for setting print end notification either when data transmission ends or when printing ends based on print check ability of printing devices
Patent Number: 7,281,064

Inventors: Wang; Chun-Ming (Fremont, CA), Huang; Chenche (Campbell, CA), Higashitani; Masaaki (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Method of forming contact hole arrays using a hybrid spacer technique
Patent Number: 8,026,172

Inventors: Wang; Jian Min (Shenzhen, CN), Zhang; Bida (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Fast generalized autocalibrating partially parallel acquisition image reconstruction algorithm for magnetic resonance imaging
Patent Number: 7,279,895

Inventors: Wang; Jinhui (Shanghai, CN), Long; Rong (Shanghai, CN), Du; Yonghai (Shanghai, CN), Meng; Qiang (Shanghai, CN), Fan; Yujian (Taicang, CN), Huang; Yingrong (Shanghai, CN), Li; Qiang (Changzhou, CN)
Title: Electromagnetic lock drop ceiling for aisle containment system and method
Patent Number: 9,145,677

Inventors: Wang; Kuo-An (Tainan, TW)
Title: Adjusting device for seating and reclining furniture
Patent Number: 8,028,595

Inventors: Wang; Peter S. (East Setauket, NY), Olvera-Hernandez; Ulises (Kirkland, CA), Aghili; Behrouz (Commack, NY), Adjakple; Pascal M. (Great Neck, NY), Liu; Kai (South Huntington, NY), Watfa; Mahmoud (Saint Leonard, CA), Ahmad; Saad (Montreal, CA), Kaur; Samian (Plymouth Meeting, PA), Wang; Guanzhou (Brossard, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for triggering machine type communications applications
Patent Number: 9,148,748

Inventors: Wang; Tian (Redmond, WA), Koishida; Kazuhito (Redmond, WA), Khalil; Hosam A. (Redmond, WA), Sun; Xiaoqin (Redmond, WA), Chen; Wei-Ge (Issaquah, WA)
Title: Sub-band voice codec with multi-stage codebooks and redundant coding
Patent Number: 7,280,960

Inventors: Wang; Yan (Los Gatos, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for handling data flow in a multi-chip environment using an interchip interface
Patent Number: 9,148,270

Inventors: Wang; Yi (Orange, CT), Matis; Louis (Southport, CT)
Title: Methods for the treatment of inflammatory joint disease
Patent Number: 7,279,158

Inventors: Wang; Ynjiun Paul (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Imaging apparatus having lens element
Patent Number: 9,147,096

Inventors: Wang; Yunbing (Sunnyvale, CA), Gale; David C. (Kennesaw, GA)
Title: Polymer-bioceramic composite medical devices with bioceramic particles having grafted polymers
Patent Number: 9,144,487

Inventors: Wang; Zhen (Lake Zurich, IL), Abraham; Robert (Bolingbrook, IL)
Title: Sulfur-impregnated organoclay mercury and/or arsenic ion removal media
Patent Number: 8,025,160

Inventors: Wang; Zhiyong (Chandler, AZ), Dias; Rajendra (Phoenix, AZ), Goyal; Deepak (Phoenix, AZ)
Title: Electro-optic time domain reflectometry
Patent Number: 7,280,190

Inventors: Wang; Zhongfeng (Irvine, CA)
Title: Methods and systems for 2-dimensional forward error correction coding
Patent Number: 9,148,252

Inventors: Ward; Patrick (Ballinasloe, IE)
Title: Electromechanical switching circuit with memory
Patent Number: 9,147,544

Inventors: Ward; Samuel I. (Austin, TX)
Title: Machine-learning based datapath extraction
Patent Number: 9,147,032

Inventors: Ware; Leslie Dale (Dallas, TX), Ware; Orlin Dale (Dallas, TX)
Title: Apparatus for regulating fluid flow from a reservoir
Patent Number: 9,146,565

Inventors: Warman; Eduardo N. (Maple Grove, MN), Feala; Jacob D. (San Diego, CA)
Title: Arrhythmia termination detection based on beat pattern
Patent Number: 7,280,869

Inventors: Watanabe; Akiyo (Yokkaichi, JP)
Title: In-vehicle ECU
Patent Number: 9,145,100

Inventors: Watanabe; Katsuro (Odawara, JP), Kusukawa; Kikuo (Yoshikawa, JP), Meguro; Kenichi (Matsuda, JP)
Title: Magnetoresistive head
Patent Number: 7,280,321

Inventors: Watanabe; Mikio (Asaka, JP)
Title: Method and system for transmitting image
Patent Number: 7,281,048

Inventors: Watanabe; Shigeki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Method and device for processing an optical signal
Patent Number: 7,280,766

Inventors: Watanabe; Tomoki (Yokohama, JP), Uegaki; Shinya (Yokohama, JP), Kishida; Katsumi (Yokosuka, JP), Yamamoto; Koichiro (Yokosuka, JP), Hosobuchi; Takashi (Yokosuka, JP), Inoue; Wataru (Yokosuka, JP), Matsukawa; Hisashi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Digest generation method and apparatus for image and sound content
Patent Number: 7,277,859

Inventors: Waters; Robert (Inman, SC)
Title: Apparatus for providing an electrical wiring hub
Patent Number: 7,279,633

Inventors: Waterstredt; Jeffrey J. (Royal Oak, MI)
Title: Solenoid with spring plug
Patent Number: 9,145,975

Inventors: Watkins; Maren (Salt Lake City, UT), Olivera; Baldomero M. (Salt Lake City, UT), Hillyard; David R. (Salt Lake City, UT), McIntosh; J. Michael (Salt Lake City, UT), Jones; Robert M. (Salt Lake City, UT)
Title: Apha-conotoxin peptides
Patent Number: 7,279,549

Inventors: Watson; Finlay Llewyn (New South Wales, AU), Prudhoe; Julia (New South Wales, AU), Francis; Marc Frederick Lachere (New South Wales, AU)
Title: Mobile blower/vacuum device
Patent Number: 8,028,372

Inventors: Watson; Scott E. (San Jose, CA), Lee; Yau-Shing (Sunnyvale, CA), Hitchner; Thomas J. (San Martin, CA), Myers; David K. (Campbell, CA)
Title: Slim form factor disk drive comprising disk drive enclosure having an insular raised region
Patent Number: 9,147,436

Inventors: Wearing; John A. (Durham, NC)
Title: Portable audio system with changeable functionality
Patent Number: 8,027,499

Inventors: Weber-Rabsilber; Sven (Neutraubling, DE), Gruber; Stefan (Bad Abbach, DE)
Title: Optoelectronic semiconductor component
Patent Number: 8,026,526

Inventors: Weber; Stefan (Lauf, DE)
Title: Actuator for seat adjusting devices
Patent Number: 8,024,991

Inventors: Weder; Donald E. (Highland, IL)
Title: Wrapper with decorative extension and method
Patent Number: 8,028,471

Inventors: Weder; Donald E. (Highland, IL)
Title: Wrapper with decorative extension and method
Patent Number: 8,028,472

Inventors: Weedon; Geoffrey G. (Twickenham, Middlesex, GB)
Title: Endothermic reaction process and an apparatus therefor
Patent Number: 7,279,019

Inventors: Wei; Jay (Fremont, CA)
Title: High efficiency low coherence interferometry
Patent Number: 7,280,221

Inventors: Weidlich; Robert D. (Kendall Park, NJ)
Title: Golf putting training aid
Patent Number: 7,278,924

Inventors: Weiss; Sebastian (Oberasbach, DE)
Title: Electrical machine with an internally cooled rotor
Patent Number: 8,026,643

Inventors: Weissbach; Ernst-A. (Baldham, DE), Ertl; Juergen (Geretsried, DE)
Title: Flip-chip module and method for the production thereof
Patent Number: 8,026,583

Inventors: Weisser; Tilmann (Stade, DE)
Title: Method for avoiding air pockets in a joint between two structural components
Patent Number: 7,279,056

Inventors: Weissig; Volkmar (Nashua, NH), Torchilin; Vladimir (Charlestown, MA)
Title: Composition for delivery of a mitochondrial genome to a cell
Patent Number: 7,279,326

Inventors: Wellington; Scott Lee (Bellaire, TX), Milam; Stanley Nemec (Houston, TX)
Title: Systems and methods of producing a crude product
Patent Number: 8,025,791

Inventors: Welniak; Kevin (Lutz, FL), Phillips; Ryan (Middlesex, NJ)
Title: Laser-X radiation/laser combo protective eyewear system
Patent Number: 9,146,404

Inventors: Wendel; Eric J. (Savage, MN), Hall; Jonathan E. (Bloomington, MN), Lemaire; Charles A. (Apple Valley, MN)
Title: System and method for reduced vibration interaction in a multiple-hard-disk-drive enclosure
Patent Number: 7,280,353

Inventors: Wendler; Thomas (Munich, DE), Navab; Nassir (Munich, DE)
Title: Device and method for combined optical and nuclear image acquisition
Patent Number: 9,146,198

Inventors: Weng; Lih-Jyh (Shrewsbury, MA), Buch; Bruce (Westborough, MA)
Title: Simple error-correction codes for data buffers
Patent Number: 7,278,085

Inventors: Wentink; Maarten Menzo (Naarden, NL), Sampath; Hemanth (San Diego, CA)
Title: Power save with data fetch time, with end of data indication, and with more data acknowledgement
Patent Number: 9,148,856

Inventors: Werthauser; Allen Neil (Mondota Heights, MN)
Title: System for attaching an accessory such as a snowplow to a vehicle
Patent Number: 9,145,096

Inventors: Westermann; Karl (Round Rock, TX)
Title: Person lifting apparatus and method
Patent Number: 8,024,824

Inventors: Whitcomb; Michael J. (Green Bay, WI)
Title: Proxy authentication network
Patent Number: 8,028,329

Inventors: Whitney; Christopher E. (Highland, MI), Shupe; Todd R. (Milford, MI), Mehta; Vivek (Bloomfield Hills, MI), Keary; Kristian (Troy, MI), Jess; Richard B. (Haslett, MI)
Title: Method and system for controlling torque during a vehicle launch condition
Patent Number: 8,027,780

Inventors: Whitted; J. Turner (Carnation, WA), Kajiya; James T. (Duvall, WA)
Title: Procedural graphics architectures and techniques
Patent Number: 7,280,107

Inventors: Whittington; Aaron Jesse (Canal Winchester, OH)
Title: Rapid fire apparatus for semi-automatic firearms
Patent Number: 9,146,064

Inventors: Whynot; Stephen R. (Richardson, TX), DeFrain; Paul D. (Plano, TX)
Title: Apparatus, method, and computer program for managing resources in a communication system
Patent Number: 7,281,051

Inventors: Wigsten; Mark M. (Lansing, NY), Mott; Philip (Dryden, NY), Pluta; Christopher J. (Ithaca, NY)
Title: Additional spring and follower mechanism built into valve cover or bearing bridge
Patent Number: 9,145,799

Inventors: Wikstrom; Hans (Johanneshov, SE), Kardos; Zoltan (Sodertalje, SE)
Title: Arrangement for recirculation of exhaust gases of a supercharged internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 8,028,523

Inventors: Wilhelmi; Bernd (Jena, DE), Feistel; Ulf (Laasdorf, DE)
Title: Laser protection arrangement with safety cutoff
Patent Number: 8,026,457

Inventors: Williams; Donald S. (Chicago, IL)
Title: Pultruded utility structures
Patent Number: 8,024,908

Inventors: Williams; Frederick (London, GB)
Title: Audio-video equipment stand
Patent Number: 9,148,977

Inventors: Williams; John R. (Georgetown, TX)
Title: Stripper rubber insert assembly
Patent Number: 7,278,494

Inventors: Williams; Nicholas (Turin, NY)
Title: Integrated rail system and method for making and using same
Patent Number: 8,028,459

Inventors: Williams; Nicholas (Turin, NY)
Title: Integrated rail system and method for making and using same
Patent Number: 8,028,460

Inventors: Williams; Richard K. (Cupertino, CA), Cornell; Michael E. (Campbell, CA), Chan; Wai Tien (Hong Kong, HK)
Title: Method of fabricating isolated semiconductor devices in epi-less substrate
Patent Number: 7,279,378

Inventors: Williams; Richard K. (Cupertino, CA), Cornell; Michael E. (Campbell, CA), Chan; Wai Tien (Hong Kong, HK)
Title: Method of forming isolated pocket in a semiconductor substrate
Patent Number: 7,279,399

Inventors: Williams; Ronald (Houston, TX)
Title: Failsafe hydrostatic vent
Patent Number: 9,145,757

Inventors: Williams; Scott R. (Saint George, UT), Shuhart; John M. (Warminster, PA), Slopey; Alan (Warrington, PA), Frick; Guy B. (Maple Glen, PA)
Title: Stacked tip cantilever electrical connector
Patent Number: 7,279,917

Inventors: Willis; John (Rochester, MN)
Title: Hardware/software design tool and language specification mechanism enabling efficient technology retargeting and optimization
Patent Number: 7,278,122

Inventors: Willis; Keith Lamar (Rochester, NY)
Title: Override of stack limit settings
Patent Number: 7,280,781

Inventors: Wilson; John Robert (Dinnington, GB)
Title: Sports goal
Patent Number: 7,278,935

Inventors: Wineland; Charles D. (Monroe, MI)
Title: Outboard motor lock
Patent Number: 9,145,714

Inventors: Winkel; Michael (Ludenscheid, DE), Tusch; Franz (Plettenberg, DE)
Title: Electronic ballast
Patent Number: 7,279,844

Inventors: Winkeler, III; Albert F. (St. Peters, MO), Ellett; Kirk D. (O'Fallon, MO)
Title: Method and apparatus for communicating data over a bus according to redefinable configurations
Patent Number: 7,277,971

Inventors: Winstead; Vince (Mankato, MN)
Title: Interval phasing for valve timing
Patent Number: 8,025,034

Inventors: Winstead; Vincent J. (Mankato, MN)
Title: Torque delivery
Patent Number: 8,027,778

Inventors: Winter; Francis G. (Waterloo, IA)
Title: Apparatus, method, and system for applying liquid coating to elongated members including arrow shafts
Patent Number: 9,144,819

Inventors: Wish; Jerrold Alan (Miami Beach, FL)
Title: Condom packaging
Patent Number: 8,025,061

Inventors: Wolden; Colin (Denver, CO), Seman; Michael T. (Golden, CO)
Title: Self-limiting thin film synthesis achieved by pulsed plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition
Patent Number: 8,025,932

Inventors: Wolf; Guy (San Jose, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for correcting a mismatch between an in-phase component and a quadrature component of a signal
Patent Number: 9,148,317

Inventors: Wolf; Thomas G. (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Positioning and transmitting system
Patent Number: 8,026,845

Inventors: Wong; Albert (Somerville, MA)
Title: Method for surgical treatment of occlusive disease
Patent Number: 9,144,507

Inventors: Wong; Harry (South Pasadena, CA)
Title: Single hand operated ratchet clamp
Patent Number: 8,025,275

Inventors: Wong; Hong W. (Portland, OR), Kwong; Wah Yiu (Beaverton, OR), Nguyen; Don J. (Portland, OR), McEuen; Shawn S. (Portland, OR), Daskalakis; George H. (Forest Grove, OR), Nelson; Daryl J. (Beaverton, OR)
Title: Universal battery pack
Patent Number: 7,280,347

Inventors: Wong; Kwok Wai (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Disinfecting and tidying device for quilt
Patent Number: 9,148,912

Inventors: Wong; Te-chi (Chiayi County, TW), Wu; Jian-Shu (Yunlin County, TW), Tyan; Horng-Long (Hsinchu, TW), Leu; Chyi-Ming (Hsinchu County, TW)
Title: Fabricating method for flexible thin film transistor array substrate
Patent Number: 7,279,401

Inventors: Woo; Sang Soo (Daegu-si, KR), Jeong; Kwang Il (Gumi-si, KR), Nam; Gi Soo (Gyeongsangbuk-do, KR), Nam; Myung Woo (Gyeongsangbuk-do, KR), Lee; Hyun Jee (Seoul, KR)
Title: Layout of liquid crystal display panels and size of mother substrate
Patent Number: 8,027,015

Inventors: Woo; Timothy (Flushing, NY), Moy; Leon (Flushing, NY), Cohen; Alan N. (Wharton, NJ), Prillaman; Daniel Lee (Flushing, NY), Morales; Christina (Mine Hill, NJ)
Title: Storage system for 25mm IM cartridges
Patent Number: 8,028,826

Inventors: Woodhead; Andrew James (Cambridge, GB), Hamlett; Christopher Charles Frederick (Cambridge, GB), Besong; Gilbert Ebai (Bad Duerkheim, DE), Chessari; Gianni (Cambridge, GB), Carr; Maria Grazia (Cambridge, GB), Millemaggi; Alessia (Cambridge, GB), Norton; David (Cambridge, GB), Saalau-Bethell; Susanne Maria (Cambridge, GB), Willems; Hendrika Maria Gerarda (Cambridge, GB), Thompson; Neil Thomas (Cambridge, GB), Hiscock; Steven Douglas (Royston, GB)
Title: Pharmaceutical compounds
Patent Number: 9,145,354

Inventors: Woodral; David E. (Walnut, CA)
Title: Elastic buffer module for PCI express devices
Patent Number: 7,281,077

Inventors: Woods; Lawrence M. (Littleton, CO), Armstrong; Joseph H. (Littleton, CO)
Title: Apparatus and method for hybrid photovoltaic device having multiple, stacked, heterogeneous, semiconductor junctions
Patent Number: 9,147,783

Inventors: Woolford; James R (Bristol, GB), Mills; Stephen J (Ashbourne, GB), White; Kevin A (Derby, GB)
Title: Wall elements for gas turbine engine combustors
Patent Number: 8,024,933

Inventors: Wright; David W. (Littleton, CO)
Title: Emboli elimination apparatus
Patent Number: 7,279,031

Inventors: Wu; Chun-Te (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Reset signal generating circuit
Patent Number: 8,026,751

Inventors: Wu; Hao (Los Angeles, CA), Mikhemar; Mohyee Salahelden (Aliso Viejo, CA), Murphy; David Patrick (Costa Mesa, CA), Darabi; Hooman (Laguna Niguel, CA)
Title: Highly linear receiver front-end with thermal and phase noise cancellation
Patent Number: 9,148,186

Inventors: Wu; Shenshen (North Dartmouth, MA), Bulpett; David A. (Boston, MA), Rajagopalan; Murali (South Dartmouth, MA)
Title: Polyurea and polyurethane compositions for golf equipment
Patent Number: 8,026,334

Inventors: Wu; Zuoguo (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Differential circuit with offset control
Patent Number: 7,279,975

Inventors: Wuensch; Scott Adam (Dallas, TX), Wuensch; Michael Charles (Dallas, TX), Wuensch; Grant Michael (Dallas, TX)
Title: Fishing lure and method of assembly
Patent Number: 8,028,465

Inventors: Wyatt; Peter Jonathan (Forest Hill, MD), Wilson; David Edward (Reisterstown, MD), Rainey; Donald Frank (Owings Mills, MD)
Title: Cosmetic applicator
Patent Number: 8,028,707

Inventors: Xiang; Zhiyong (Guangdong, CN)
Title: Charger with over-voltage and over-current protection and method for using the same
Patent Number: 9,148,009

Inventors: Xiaolin; Bai (Deyang, CN)
Title: Speed-adjustable life-saving apparatus
Patent Number: 7,278,601

Inventors: Xie; Ruilong (Albany, NY), Raymond; Mark (Schenectady, NY), Miller; Robert (Yorktown Heights, NY)
Title: FinFET semiconductor devices with improved source/drain resistance and methods of making same
Patent Number: 9,147,765

Inventors: Xie; Ruilong (Niskayuna, NY), Cai; Xiuyu (Niskayuna, NY), Jacob; Ajey Poovannummoottil (Watervliet, NY), Knorr; Andreas (Wappingers Falls, NY), Prindle; Christopher (Poughkeepsie, NY)
Title: Methods of forming replacement spacer structures on semiconductor devices
Patent Number: 9,147,748

Inventors: Xu; Jianping (Portland, OR)
Title: Digital signature collection and authentication
Patent Number: 7,279,646

Inventors: Yabushita; Hideki (Chiba, JP), Nagai; Tatsuyuki (Osaka, JP), Matsubara; Shigeyuki (Osaka, JP), Nemoto; Norio (Ibaraki, JP), Miyamoto; Hiroshi (Chiba, JP)
Title: Ultrasonic testing method and ultrasonic testing device using this
Patent Number: 8,024,975

Inventors: Yadav-Ranjan; Rani (San Jose, CA)
Title: Process and device for conducting electronic transactions
Patent Number: 8,027,913

Inventors: Yafai; Yusif (Flanders, NJ), Evangelisti; Matthew P. (Denville, NJ), Kotevska; Lidija (Bloomingdale, NJ), Kotevski; Stojan (Bloomingdale, NJ)
Title: Stun grenade
Patent Number: 8,025,011

Inventors: Yahagi; Kouichi (Takasaki, JP), Kasahara; Masumi (Takasaki, JP), Nakajima; Hiroki (Takasaki, JP)
Title: Image input system
Patent Number: 7,278,577

Inventors: Yakshin; Andrey E. (Nieuwegein, NL), Fukarek; Wolfgang (Fischbach. b. Arnsdorf i. S, DE)
Title: Processes and device for the deposition of films on substrates
Patent Number: 8,025,777

Inventors: Yamada; Motokazu (Tokushima, JP)
Title: Light emitting device
Patent Number: 7,279,717

Inventors: Yamada; Yutaka (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Method for fabricating a semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,279,402

Inventors: Yamaguchi; Katsuji (Kawasaki, JP), Shinmura; Kenichi (Kawasaki, JP), Nagayama; Masato (Kawasaki, JP), Takada; Tadayuki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Terminal apparatus and controlling method for optical output power
Patent Number: 7,280,763

Inventors: Yamakado; Makoto (Tsuchiura, JP), Yokoyama; Atsushi (Tokyo, JP), Abe; Masato (Machida, JP)
Title: Drive controlling apparatus for a vehicle
Patent Number: 9,145,165

Inventors: Yamamoto; Keisuke (Kokubunji, JP), Shinoda; Hiroshi (Kodaira, JP), Terada; Takahide (Tokyo, JP), Sakano; Junichi (Hitachi, JP), Onda; Kohei (Tokai, JP)
Title: Communications system
Patent Number: 9,148,232

Inventors: Yamamoto; Shouji (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet for dicing and method for processing processed material using the same
Patent Number: 8,025,968

Inventors: Yamanaka; Akira (Union City, CA), Vassiliou; Iason (Berkeley, CA)
Title: Method and system for measuring IQ path mismatch
Patent Number: 8,027,376

Inventors: Yamanaka; Noboru (Tokyo, JP), Sasaki; Tomoyuki (Tokyo, JP), Adachi; Takuya (Tokyo, JP), Sato; Isamu (Tokyo, JP), Ikeda; Hiroshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Apparatus for measuring magnetic field of microwave-assisted head
Patent Number: 8,027,110

Inventors: Yamauchi; Kenichiro (Nagaokakyo, JP), Kuno; Yoshiki (Osaka, JP)
Title: Reproduced image transmitting apparatus
Patent Number: 7,280,739

Inventors: Yamazaki; Fumiya (Sunto-gun, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus and control method for printing without a margin
Patent Number: 8,027,610

Inventors: Yamazaki; Masaaki (Saitama, JP), Ishii; Osamu (Saitama, JP), Sawanobori; Naruhito (Saitama, JP), Nagahama; Shinobu (Saitama, JP)
Title: White light-emitting device using fluorescent fiber
Patent Number: 7,277,618

Inventors: Yamazaki; Shunpei (Atsugi, JP)
Title: Production system and method for a composite product
Patent Number: 7,277,769

Inventors: Yamazaki; Shunpei (Setagaya, JP), Shimomura; Akihisa (Atsugi, JP), Ohtani; Hisashi (Atsugi, JP), Hiroki; Masaaki (Atsugi, JP), Tanaka; Koichiro (Atsugi, JP), Shiga; Aiko (Atsugi, JP), Akiba; Mai (Atsugi, JP), Kasahara; Kenji (Tsukuba, JP)
Title: Manufacturing method of semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,279,372

Inventors: Yamazaki; Shunpei (Setagaya, JP), Takayama; Toru (Atsugi, JP), Maruyama; Junya (Ebina, JP), Ohno; Yumiko (Atsugi, JP), Goto; Yuugo (Atsugi, JP), Kuwabara; Hideaki (Isehara, JP)
Title: Separation method of semiconductor device
Patent Number: 8,026,152

Inventors: Yamazaki; Shunpei (Tokyo, JP), Adachi; Hiroki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Ferroelectric liquid crystal and goggle type display devices
Patent Number: 7,279,711

Inventors: Yamazaki; Shunpei (Tokyo, JP), Konuma; Toshimitsu (Kanagawa, JP), Koyama; Jun (Kanagawa, JP), Inukai; Kazutaka (Kanagawa, JP), Mizukami; Mayumi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Display device using electroluminescence material
Patent Number: 7,279,752

Inventors: Yamazaki; Takashi (Odawara, JP), Hakamata; Kazuo (Odawara, JP), Kano; Azuma (Odawara, JP)
Title: Disk array apparatus and disk array apparatus controlling method
Patent Number: 7,281,088

Inventors: Yanagi; Eiichi (Tokyo, JP), Nakamura; Shinichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Lens meter
Patent Number: 7,280,191

Inventors: Yanase; Koji (Yokohama, JP), Maniwa; Seiichi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Database processing system, method, program and program storage device
Patent Number: 7,277,892

Inventors: Yang; Chi-Cheng (Sugar Land, TX), Kaplan; Alard (Houston, TX), Huang; Zupeng (Pearland, TX)
Title: Method and apparatus for reducing C2 and C3 at LNG receiving terminals
Patent Number: 7,278,281

Inventors: Yang; Chien-cheng (Taichung, TW), Liang; Hui-yin (Taichung, TW), Fun; Yu-chang (Taichung, TW)
Title: Headphone
Patent Number: 8,027,501

Inventors: Yang; Chih-Hao (New Taipei, TW), Zeng; Xiang-Kun (Shenzhen, CN), Lu; Er-Wei (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Heat-dissipating device
Patent Number: 9,146,060

Inventors: Yang; Jung-Chang (Taipei, TW)
Title: Group printing method and system
Patent Number: 9,146,701

Inventors: Yang; Kevin (Palos Verdes Estates, CA)
Title: Weather resistant road light
Patent Number: 8,025,419

Inventors: Yang; Tomas S. (Parsippany, NJ), Zhang; Qinqing (Morganville, NJ)
Title: Header compression in a wireless communication network
Patent Number: 8,027,328

Inventors: Yang; Xiesen (Cupertino, CA), Chae; Yong-Kee (Pleasanton, CA), Sheng; Shuran (Sunnyvale, CA), Li; Liwei (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Gas mixing method realized by back diffusion in a PECVD system with showerhead
Patent Number: 8,026,157

Inventors: Yang; Yi-Chih (Kaohsiung, TW)
Title: Connector
Patent Number: 9,147,954

Inventors: Yasuda; Hitoshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image capturing apparatus and control method therefor
Patent Number: 8,026,975

Inventors: Yasuda; Kenichi (Shizuoka, JP), Iwami; Jun (Shizuoka, JP), Numata; Shigeki (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Medical products and medical product ordering system
Patent Number: 8,028,835

Inventors: Yeadon; William H. (Iron River, MI)
Title: Method for winding brushless DC motors
Patent Number: 8,028,398

Inventors: Yeh; Teng-Kuang (Bellevue, WA), Chen; Chiung-Tong (Zhunan, TW), Chao; Yu-Sheng (Warren, NJ)
Title: Formulations of indol-3-yl-2-oxoacetamide compounds
Patent Number: 8,026,271

Inventors: Yen; Jonathan (San Jose, CA), Kress; William C. (Vista, CA)
Title: System and method for image fog scene detection
Patent Number: 8,027,536

Inventors: Yen; Li-Hua (Taichung, TW)
Title: Ducted fan assembly for radio-controlled model
Patent Number: 8,025,546

Inventors: Yielding; Bryan (Riceville, TN), Calonge; Joe (Athens, TN)
Title: Land and sea transport system for particulate materials
Patent Number: 7,278,811

Inventors: Yin; Zhiping (Boise, ID), Jost; Mark (Boise, ID)
Title: Method of forming interconnect structure with interlayer dielectric
Patent Number: 7,279,414

Inventors: Yoda; Junya (Osaka, JP), Shimatani; Akira (Osaka, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 8,027,597

Inventors: Yokoo; Kaoru (Yokosuka, JP)
Title: Wireless communication system, slave station device, master station device, and wireless communication system control method
Patent Number: 9,146,298

Inventors: Yokota; Hideo (Wako, JP), Nakamura; Sakiko (Wako, JP), Yoshiki; Atsushi (Wako, JP), Makinouchi; Akitake (Wako, JP), Himeno; Ryutaro (Wako, JP), Higuchi; Toshiro (Wako, JP)
Title: Method and apparatus for observing three-dimensional localizations of in vivo expressed genes as well as method and apparatus for observing minute three-dimensional localizations of in vivo expressed genes
Patent Number: 7,280,680

Inventors: Yokota; Masatoshi (Kobe, JP), Endo; Seiichiro (Kobe, JP), Fujisawa; Koichi (Kobe, JP)
Title: Golf ball
Patent Number: 7,278,930

Inventors: Yokoyama; Kenji (Tokyo, JP), Yamada; Yasuo (Shizuoka-ken, JP), Ogawa; Hiroshi (Shizuoka-ken, JP)
Title: Feedback circuit
Patent Number: 7,279,970

Inventors: Yokoyama; Shinichi (Gifu, JP)
Title: Valve device
Patent Number: 9,145,973

Inventors: Yonge, III; Lawrence W. (Ocala, FL), Katar; Srinivas (Ocala, FL)
Title: Using error checking bits to communicated an address or other bits
Patent Number: 7,281,187

Inventors: Yonge, III; Lawrence Winston (Summerfield, FL), Katar; Srinivas (Gainesville, FL), Krishnam; Manjunath Anandarama (Gainesville, FL)
Title: Contention groups for hidden nodes
Patent Number: 9,148,385

Inventors: Yono; Kentei (Tsukuba, JP), Ishikawa; Takehiko (Tsukuba, JP), Arai; Yasutomo (Tsukuba, JP), Yoda; Shinichi (Tsukuba, JP)
Title: Method of producing barium-titanium-based oxide glass using containerless solidification process
Patent Number: 8,028,541

Inventors: Yoon; Tae Oh (Seoul, KR), Song; Jin Gyu (Seoul, KR), Chung; Kwang Sik (Seoul, KR), Jung; Yong Sik (Incheon-si, KR), Kim; Seo Gyu (Boocheon-si, KR), Choi; Hak Mook (Seoul, KR), Kim; Min Sik (Seoul, KR)
Title: Method and apparatus for measuring resource information of mobile communication base station antenna
Patent Number: 7,280,195

Inventors: Yoon; Young-sun (Suwon-si, KR), Kim; Bong-seon (Seongnam-si, KR)
Title: Method and apparatus for importing content having plurality of parts
Patent Number: 9,147,048

Inventors: Yoshida; Akimasa (Nagoya, JP), Taki; Satoshi (Nagoya, JP), Fujita; Kenichi (Nagoya, JP), Nagashima; Chiaki (Nagoya, JP)
Title: Apparatus and method for controlling power supply of control device that controls access to data
Patent Number: 9,146,849

Inventors: Yoshida; Masami (Tochigi, JP)
Title: Height adjusting device for car seat
Patent Number: 7,278,686

Inventors: Yoshida; Shinichi (Fukuoka, JP), Soejima; Takashi (Zama, JP)
Title: Method for detection of microorganism and kit for detection of microorganism
Patent Number: 8,026,079

Inventors: Yoshikane; Kiyonobu (Anjo, JP)
Title: Hammer drill
Patent Number: 8,028,760

Inventors: Yoshikawa; Kazumasa (Tochigi, JP), Tanaka; Isao (Tochigi, JP)
Title: Optical control system
Patent Number: 7,280,148

Inventors: Yoshioka; Takashi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Electronic document management program, electronic document management system and electronic document management method
Patent Number: 8,028,169

Inventors: Young; Andrew A. (Rancho Santa Fe, CA), Gedulin; Bronislava (Del Mar, CA)
Title: Exendins and exendin agonist analogs to regulate gastrointestinal motility
Patent Number: 8,026,210

Inventors: Young; Charles (Albuquerque, NM)
Title: Portrayal of human information visualization
Patent Number: 8,027,906

Inventors: Young; Phillip A. (Albuquerque, NM), Paak; Sunhom (San Jose, CA)
Title: Non-volatile memory cell integrated with a latch
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Title: Power circuits for power amplifiers and communication systems using the same
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