Sunday, February 11 2018


Weekly Report

Expired Patents

Inventors: Aaron; Jeffrey A. (Atlanta, GA), Shrum, Jr.; Edgar (Smyrna, GA)
Title: Bid-based control of networks
Patent Number: 8,600,767

Inventors: Abboud; Marwan (Pierrefonds, CA), Santoianni; Domenic (Kirkland, CA), Marchand; Philippe (Lake Forest, CA), Mahrouche; Rachid (Lasalle, CA), St-Louis; Patrick (Boisbriand, CA)
Title: Cryoablation catheter handle
Patent Number: 8,608,730

Inventors: Abe; Tomonobu (Kai, JP), Tsuchiya; Shigeru (Kai, JP), Hayashida; Shigeru (Kofu, JP)
Title: Gasket for sealing valve or pipe, determination method of deterioration and damages of gasket, and high-pressure gas supplying equipment
Patent Number: 8,598,868

Inventors: Abuelma'atti; Muhammad Taher (Dhahran, SA), Abuelmaatti; Abdullah Muhammad Taher (Romsgrove, GB)
Title: CMOS programmable non-linear function synthesizer
Patent Number: 8,598,915

Inventors: Achilles; Heather (Hudson, NH), Pearson; Terry (Hollis, NH), Gallo; Paul (Newton, MA), Manor; Larry (Londonderry, NH)
Title: Method and apparatus for discarding data packets through the use of descriptors
Patent Number: 6,977,894

Inventors: Achterberg; Tobias (Berlin, DE), Junglas; Daniel (Mainz, DE), Wunderling; Roland (Graz, AT)
Title: Deterministic parallelization through atomic task computation
Patent Number: 8,601,487

Inventors: Adachi; Makoto (Yamatokoriyama, JP), Tanabe; Tadami (Kashiba, JP), Toda; Hiroyoshi (Yamatokoriyama, JP)
Title: Communication system, terminal, communication method, and recording medium recording communication method program for selecting terminal of communication party
Patent Number: 6,978,148

Inventors: Adachi; Yoshihisa (Kyoto, JP), Maeda; Shigemi (Yamatokoriyama, JP), Etoh; Atsushi (Tenri, JP)
Title: Reproduced signal quality judging method
Patent Number: 8,599,669

Inventors: Adam; Damien (Domfront en Champagne, FR)
Title: Electrical equipment box with flexible fixing arrangements
Patent Number: 6,976,601

Inventors: Adar; Etai (Yokneam Ilit, IL), Ramani; Srinivasan (Cary, NC), Robinson; Eric F. (Raleigh, NC), Truong; Thuong Q. (Austin, TX)
Title: Performance monitor design for instruction profiling using shared counters
Patent Number: 8,601,193

Inventors: Afzali-Azdakani; Ali (Ossining, NY), Ahmed; Shafaat (Yorktown Heights, NY), Deligianni; Hariklia (Tenafly, NJ), Goldfarb; Dario L. (Dobbs Ferry, NY), Harrer; Stefan (New York, NY), Peng; Hongbo (Yorktown Heights, NY), Polonsky; Stanislav (Putnam Valley, NY), Rossnagel; Stephen (Pleasantville, NY), Shao; Xiaoyan (Yorktown Heights, NY), Stolovitzky; Gustavo A. (Riverdale, NY)
Title: Forming an electrode having reduced corrosion and water decomposition on surface using a custom oxide layer
Patent Number: 8,598,018

Inventors: Agayof; Jacobv (Kibbutz Mishmar Ha'Emek, IL), Tzur; Gil (Kibbutz Mishmar Ha'Emek, IL)
Title: Adjustable plastic carry strap having laterally projecting foldable handles
Patent Number: 6,976,719

Inventors: Agrawal; Avneesh (San Diego, CA), Khandekar; Aamod D. (San Diego, CA), Bhushan; Naga (San Diego, CA), Gorokhov; Alexei Y. (San Diego, CA), Palanki; Ravi (San Diego, CA)
Title: Interference management based on enhanced pilot measurement reports
Patent Number: 8,599,705

Inventors: Aharoni; Ehud (Kfar Saba, IL), Goldschmidt; Yaara (Haifa, IL), Lavee; Tamar (Tel Aviv, IL), Neuvirth-Telem; Hani (Tel Aviv, IL)
Title: Workflow validation and execution
Patent Number: 8,601,481

Inventors: Ahmed; Elsayed (Cairo, EG), Yousef; Nabil (Foothill Ranch, CA)
Title: Robust PID filtering for DVB-H
Patent Number: 8,599,933

Inventors: Aida; Mitsuhiro (Nara 630, JP)
Title: Handwriting text input system
Patent Number: 6,978,421

Inventors: Aisaki; Hideki (Tokyo, JP), Hirosaki; Kazuyoshi (Tokyo, JP), Muraguchi; Kouji (Tokyo, JP), Honda; Kouichi (Tokyo, JP), Tanizaki; Seiji (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Positioning device of position sensor
Patent Number: 8,607,427

Inventors: Akashika; Hideki (Tokyo, JP), Tsurumoto; Takashi (Saitama, JP), Shirota; Kanahiro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Wireless communication device, information processing device, wireless communication method, and information processing system
Patent Number: 8,601,527

Inventors: Akiyama; Masahiko (Tokyo, JP), Nakajima; Mitsuo (Yokohama, JP), Hioki; Tsuyoshi (Yokohama, JP), Hara; Yujiro (Yokohama, JP), Onozuka; Yutaka (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Display device with an adhesion layer and a thin glass layer on adhesion layer and method of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 6,977,710

Inventors: Al-Azmi; Eid (Dhaher, KW), Al-Ajmi; Ibrahim (Al-Reqqa, KW), Al-Otaibi; Talal (Al-Reqqa, KW), Al-Ajmi; Mishal (Mubarak Al-Kabeer, KW)
Title: Portable air conditioning and water cooling apparatus
Patent Number: 7,631,511

Inventors: Al-Hamouz; Zakariya Mahmoud (Dhahran, SA)
Title: Method of modeling fly ash collection efficiency in wire-duct electrostatic precipitators
Patent Number: 8,608,826

Inventors: Albert; Loic (Clermont-Ferrand, FR), Moreau; Bernard (Clermont-Ferrand, FR)
Title: Cycle rim and tubeless mounted assembly for a cycle
Patent Number: 6,976,517

Inventors: Albertson; William C. (Clinton Township, MI)
Title: Engine cylinder deactivation test apparatus and method for using
Patent Number: 6,976,390

Inventors: Albertus; Sebastien (Montigny-le-Bretonneux, FR)
Title: Method for matching a motor vehicle wheel valve identifier with an identifier or said wheel
Patent Number: 6,978,196

Inventors: Almqvist; Fredrik (Umea, SE), Sellstedt; Magnus (Ume{dot over (a)}, SE), Das; Pralay (West Bengal, IN)
Title: Peptidomimetic compounds
Patent Number: 8,598,195

Inventors: Alriksson; Fredrik (Johanneshov, SE), Jonsson; Ulf (Skarholmen, SE), Purser; Kevin (Slidell, LA)
Title: Mobile IP for mobile ad hoc networks
Patent Number: 6,977,938

Inventors: Amimori; Ichiro (Minami-ashigara, JP), Watanabe; Hidetoshi (Minami-ashigara, JP), Watanabe; Jun (Minami-ashigara, JP), Inoue; Hiroshi (Minami-ashigara, JP)
Title: Optical films having matt property, films having a high transmittance, polarizing plates and liquid crystal display devices
Patent Number: 6,977,696

Inventors: Amini; Lisa D. (Yorktown Heights, NY), Sehgal; Anshul (New York, NY), Silber; Jeremy I. (New York, NY), Verscheure; Olivier (Hopewell Junction, NY)
Title: Dynamic stabilization for a stream processing system
Patent Number: 8,601,178

Inventors: Amrhein; Armin (Kuemmersbruck, DE), Birzer; Johannes (Stulln, DE), Hennefelder; Thomas (Sugenheim, DE), Kiesel; Martin (Poxdorf, DE), Kram; Raimund (Erlangen, DE), Schmitt; Regina (Erlangen, DE)
Title: Programming of cyclical machines
Patent Number: 6,978,190

Inventors: An; Wei (Waltham, MA), Stein; Yosef (Sharon, MA)
Title: Method and apparatus for software GPS receiver
Patent Number: 8,599,904

Inventors: Anantha; Swaminathan (Round Lake, IL), Pazhyannur; Rajesh S. (Schaumburg, IL)
Title: Method and apparatus for a mobile device to address a private home agent having a public address and a private address
Patent Number: 6,978,317

Inventors: Anderson; Brent A. (Jericho, VT), Nowak; Edward J. (Essex Junction, VT)
Title: High-speed field-effect optical switch
Patent Number: 6,977,764

Inventors: Anderson; Craig (Gresham, OR), Berg; Howard G. (Gresham, OR)
Title: Tool bit drive adaptor
Patent Number: 6,976,410

Inventors: Anderson; Jon J. (Boulder, CO), Sur; Sumit (Boulder, CO), Niemann; Jeffrey A. (Boulder, CO), Artmeier; James M. (Boulder, CO)
Title: System and method for managing thermal energy generation in a heterogeneous multi-core processor
Patent Number: 8,601,300

Inventors: Ando; Hideo (Hino, JP), Shuto; Eita (Tokyo, JP), Tsumagari; Yasufumi (Yokohama, JP), Toyama; Haruhiko (Kawasaki, JP), Kobayashi; Takero (Akishima, JP)
Title: Information processing regarding different transfer
Patent Number: 8,601,149

Inventors: Ando; Kesao (Asaka, JP)
Title: Electrostatic printing device for electrostatic printing method
Patent Number: 6,976,750

Inventors: Andrade; Henrique (Croton-on-Hudson, NY), Gedik; Bugra (White Plains, NY), Wu; Kun-Lung (Yorktown Heights, NY)
Title: Profile-driven data stream processing
Patent Number: 8,601,458

Inventors: Andreasen; Hans Berg (Viby Sj.ae butted.lland, DK), Christensen; Lars (Roskilde, DK)
Title: Process for producing an iron-dextran compound, iron-dextran compound produced according to said process, pharmaceutical composition for prophylaxis or treatment of iron-deficiency and use of said compound for the preparation of parenterally administrable pharmaceutical composition
Patent Number: 6,977,249

Inventors: Andriessen; Hieronymus (Beerse, BE)
Title: Layer configuration comprising an electron-blocking element
Patent Number: 6,977,390

Inventors: Antoni; Henrik (Freigericht, DE), Rink; Klaus (Rodenbach, DE), Fritz; Wolfgang (Gie.beta.en, DE)
Title: Torque sensor arrangement with rotational angle index detection
Patent Number: 8,607,650

Inventors: Anzou; Kenichi (Kawasaki, JP), Tokunaga; Chikako (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Semiconductor integrated circuit
Patent Number: 8,599,632

Inventors: Aoki; Hideo (Yokohama, JP), Takubo; Chiaki (Tokyo, JP), Iida; Atsuko (Yokohama, JP), Hotta; Yasuyuki (Tokyo, JP), Yamaguchi; Naoko (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing an electronic circuit and manufacturing apparatus of an electronic circuit
Patent Number: 6,977,130

Inventors: Araki; John (Tustin, CA), Randall; Kenneth M. (Eastvale, CA), Libor; Klaus (Ladera Ranch, CA), Moore; Arthur B. (Arcadia, CA)
Title: User interface for interactive digital television
Patent Number: 8,601,510

Inventors: Archer; Charles J. (Rochester, MN), Blocksome; Michael A. (Rochester, MN), Ratterman; Joseph D. (Seattle, WA), Smith; Brian E. (Knoxville, TN)
Title: Performing a deterministic reduction operation in a parallel computer
Patent Number: 8,601,237

Inventors: Arif; Abdul Fazal Muhammad (Dhahran, SA), Pashah; Sulaman (Dhahran, SA), Zubair; Syed M. (Dhahran, SA)
Title: Method of modeling thermal problems using a non-dimensional finite element method
Patent Number: 8,600,710

Inventors: Arigliano; Antonello (Germering, DE)
Title: Very precise resistance measurement
Patent Number: 6,977,510

Inventors: Arima; Tadao (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Rare-earth doped optical fiber module and manufacturing method therefor
Patent Number: 6,978,072

Inventors: Arimura; Shogo (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Wireless communication module
Patent Number: 8,599,102

Inventors: Arndt; Dietmar (Dresden, DE), Hegewald; Reinhard (Dresden, DE), Hellfeld; Thomas (Bannewitz, DE), Schmidt; Lutz (Dresden, DE), Steiger; Bernhard (Frankenberg, DE)
Title: Optical device for measuring pressure or force
Patent Number: 6,976,395

Inventors: Asamoto; Noriaki (Shiga, JP), Murakami; Masahiro (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Controlling the task switch timing of a multitask system
Patent Number: 8,601,488

Inventors: Ashizawa; Minoru (Tokyo, JP), Mishina; Yusuke (Kunitachi, JP), Ohki; Masaru (Tokorozawa, JP)
Title: Method of providing IC card service, card terminal, and IC card
Patent Number: 6,976,635

Inventors: Asou; Toshiyuki (Tokyo, JP), Aida; Tomoyuki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Linear motor and linear guiding apparatus
Patent Number: 6,977,450

Inventors: Aubert; Henri (Sanary, FR), Richeux; Elisabeth (La Ciotat, FR)
Title: Device for modifying the hull of a floating body
Patent Number: 7,631,612

Inventors: Auer; Gunther (Munich, DE), Uygungelen; Serkan (Munich, DE)
Title: Method for assigning frequency subbands to a plurality of interfering nodes in a wireless communication network, controller for a wireless communication network and wireless communication network
Patent Number: 8,600,394

Inventors: Averbuch; Andrei P. (Cedar Grove, NJ)
Title: DVD-entertainment interactive internet shopping system--DEIISS
Patent Number: 8,601,516

Inventors: Azumi; Leo (Saitama, JP), Watanabe; Tsuyoshi (Saitama, JP)
Title: Socket for electrical parts
Patent Number: 6,976,852

Inventors: Baarman; David W. (Fennville, MI), Stoner, Jr.; William T. (Ada, MI), Fry; David B. (Holland, MI)
Title: Energy harvesting seating
Patent Number: 8,598,721

Inventors: Baba; Shuichi (Yokohama, JP), Watanabe; Masahiro (Yokohama, JP), Nakata; Toshihiko (Hiratsuka, JP), Kurenuma; Toru (Tsuchiura, JP), Kuroda; Hiroshi (Kasumigaura, JP), Morimoto; Takafumi (Abiko, JP), Kembo; Yukio (Tokyo, JP), Edamura; Manabu (Kasumigaura, JP)
Title: Scanning probe microscope
Patent Number: 7,631,548

Inventors: Bach; Christopher (Chillicothe, IL), Graham; Curtis (Peoria, IL), Simpson; Trent (Peoria, IL), Bridges; Michael (Iuka, MS)
Title: Cylinder head rocker arm stand repair and process
Patent Number: 8,607,759

Inventors: Bachhofner; Thomas (Guntramsdorf, AT), Horner; Stephane (Atzenbrugg, AT)
Title: Sealing arrangement
Patent Number: 8,608,176

Inventors: Bailey; Brent (Winter Springs, FL), Briggs; Clark H. (DeLand, FL), Barber; Marc M. (Deltona, FL), Keough; Casey (Dade City, FL), Rudd; David M. (New Port Richey, FL)
Title: Case for a device
Patent Number: 8,607,536

Inventors: Bain; Lawrence M. (Mountain View, CA), Waller; David E. (Scotts Valley, CA), Wang; Thomas (Cupertino, CA), Mutz; Andrew H. (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Dynamic-adaptive client-side image map
Patent Number: 6,978,418

Inventors: Bains; Hartaj (Nairobi, KE)
Title: Portable anti-condensation mirror
Patent Number: 8,608,324

Inventors: Baker; Curtis L. (Sparks, NV), Callahan; Michael D. (Sparks, NV), Jo; Jeffery J. (Reno, NV), Spoor; Gene A. (Wadsworth, NV)
Title: Gaming device display with simulated halftones
Patent Number: 6,976,915

Inventors: Balaz; Rudolph (Redmond, WA), Heller; Victor W. (Issaquah, WA), Su; Xiaohong (Issaquah, WA), Vogel; Keith R. (Duvall, WA)
Title: VPN enrollment protocol gateway
Patent Number: 6,978,364

Inventors: Baldwin; Brian Eugene (Centennial, CO), Mancuso, II; Robert Eugene (Elizabeth, CO), Page; Jon Paul (Broomfield, CO)
Title: Method for filling and capping syringes
Patent Number: 6,976,349

Inventors: Ballestrazzi; Aris (Savignano Sul Panaro, IT), Tassi; Lamberto (Savignano Sul Panaro, IT)
Title: Assembly for applying a fluid behaviour substance, in particular for envelopes of letters provided with a closure strip
Patent Number: 8,607,727

Inventors: Ban; Yutaka (Tokyo, JP), Omata; Kazuhiko (Shizuoka-ken, JP), Miyazaki; Kyota (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Murakami; Ayumu (Shizuoka-ken, JP)
Title: Toner supply container detachably mounted to an image forming apparatus including a coupling projection
Patent Number: 6,978,101

Inventors: Banine; Vadim Yevgenyevich (Helmond, NL), Ivanov; Vladimir Vitalevitch (Moscow, RU), Smits; Josephus Jacobus (Geldrop, NL), Van Den Wildenberg; Lambertus Adrianus (Geldrop, NL), Krivtsun; Vladimir Mihailovitch (Moscow, RU), Struycken; Alexander Matthijs (Eindhoven, NL), Ridder; Johannes Bernardus (Veldhoven, NL), Voorma; Harm-Jan (Zaltbommel, NL), Spee; Carolus Ida Maria Antonius (Helmond, NL), Timmer; Klaas (Bilthoven, NL)
Title: Ex-situ removal of deposition on an optical element
Patent Number: 8,598,550

Inventors: Banks; Andrew John (Michleover, GB), Day; Craig (South Normanton, GB), Travers; John (Spondon, DE)
Title: Fibre
Patent Number: 8,607,802

Inventors: Barber; Christopher Gordon (Sandwich, GB), Owen; Dafydd Rhys (Sandwich, GB), Thompson; Lisa Rosemary (Sandwich, GB)
Title: Peptide analogues
Patent Number: 8,598,123

Inventors: Barcelou; David M. (Rydal, PA)
Title: Automated transaction machine
Patent Number: 8,600,889

Inventors: Barcelou; David M. (Rydal, PA)
Title: Automated transaction machine
Patent Number: 8,600,890

Inventors: Barcelou; David M. (Rydel, PA)
Title: Automated transaction machine
Patent Number: 8,600,887

Inventors: Barcelou; David M. (Rydel, PA)
Title: Automated transaction machine
Patent Number: 8,600,888

Inventors: Barenbrug; Bart Gerard Bernard (Waalre, NL), Velthoven; Leo Jan (Eindhoven, NL), Mertens; Mark Jozef Willem (Eindhoven, NL), Klompenhouwer; Michiel Adriaanszoon (Breda, NL), De Bruijn; Frederik Jan (Eindhoven, NL)
Title: Adaptive content rendering based on additional frames of content
Patent Number: 8,599,313

Inventors: Barik; Sailen (Mobile, AL)
Title: RNAi modulation of RSV, PIV and other respiratory viruses and uses thereof
Patent Number: 8,598,134

Inventors: Barrios; Daiv S. (San Jose, CA), McBride; Kevin M. (Montain View, CA), Novak; Matthew W. (San Jose, CA), Xu; Xi (Toronto, CA)
Title: Efficiently adjusting a timeline in a time window
Patent Number: 8,601,388

Inventors: Barry; Edwin Franklin (Vilas, NC), Pitsianis; Nikos P. (Durham, NC), Coopman; Kevin (Redwood City, CA)
Title: Methods and apparatus for providing bit-reversal and multicast functions utilizing DMA controller
Patent Number: 8,601,176

Inventors: Bartel; Karl C. (Gardnerville, NV), Penwell; Chris (Minden, NV)
Title: DC and RF pass broadband surge suppressor
Patent Number: 8,599,528

Inventors: Bartoli; Simone (Mandello del Lario, IT), Pagliato; Mauro (Bollate, IT), Mina; Diego Della (Colle Brianza, IT)
Title: Memory device in particular extra array configured therein for configuration and redundancy information
Patent Number: 8,599,615

Inventors: Basir; Otman Adam (Waterloo, CA), Bullock; David (Waterloo, CA)
Title: Data integrity verification device
Patent Number: 8,600,604

Inventors: Basore; David (Little Silver, NJ), Burhans; David (Dublin, OH), Lee; Chung-Man (Westerville, OH), Lowther; Kathy (Hazlet, NJ), Menon; Sita (West Windsor, NJ), Munson; Gary A. (Little Silver, NJ), Ng; Peter L. (Freehold, NJ), Frontz; Jeffri (Columbus, OH)
Title: External application gateway
Patent Number: 8,599,879

Inventors: Basri; Mahiran (Serdang, MY), Gani; Siti Salwa Abd (Serdang, MY), Rahman; Nur Fariza Abd (Serdang, MY), Salleh; Abu Bakar (Serdang, MY), Rahman; Mohm Basyaruddin Abd (Serdang, MY), Abdul; Raja Noor Zaliha Raja (Serdang, MY)
Title: Emulsion system derived from engkabang fat esters
Patent Number: 8,598,236

Inventors: Baumann; Michael A (Riverside, CA), Beloussov; Alexandre V (San Bernardino, CA), Bakir; Julide (Alta Loma, CA), Armon; Deganit (Longmeadow, MA), Olsen; Howard B (Irvine, CA), Salem; Dana (Riverside, CA)
Title: Proton beam therapy control system
Patent Number: 8,601,116

Inventors: Bechtold; Mario (Hemhofen, DE), Nunninger; Stefan (Erlangen, DE), Reinschke; Johannes (Nurnberg, DE)
Title: Reversing linear drive comprising means for detecting an armature position
Patent Number: 7,631,438

Inventors: Bechtold; Matthias (Haslach, DE)
Title: Camshaft
Patent Number: 8,607,749

Inventors: Behrends; Holger (Hannover, DE), Koschnitzki; Thomas (Hannover, DE), Reimann; Carsten (Geimersheim, DE)
Title: Tire module and tire comprising a module of this type
Patent Number: 7,631,554

Inventors: Belden, Jr.; Dennis D. (Canton, OH), Rapp; Michael (Modautal, DE)
Title: Method and apparatus for deactivating an alarming unit
Patent Number: 8,599,021

Inventors: Beleski, Jr.; J. Gildo (Huntington Beach, CA)
Title: Cambering vehicle and mechanism
Patent Number: 6,976,687

Inventors: Bencini; Elena (Virgilio, IT), Gambarotti; Cristian (Cremona, IT), Melone; Lucio (Montefusco, IT), Pastori; Nadia (Rho, IT), Prosperini; Simona (Santhia, IT), Punta; Carlo (Milan, IT), Recupero; Francesco (Milan, IT)
Title: Process for the preparation of phenol and cyclohexanone
Patent Number: 8,598,388

Inventors: Bender; Paul E. (San Diego, CA), Rezaiifar; Ramin (San Diego, CA)
Title: Method and an apparatus for granting use of a session of a packet data transmission standard designated by an identifier
Patent Number: 6,978,382

Inventors: Benitez Manzano; Diego (Arucas, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, ES)
Title: Adjustable safety distance spacer for bicycles
Patent Number: 6,976,446

Inventors: Bergstedt; Steven Wayne (Winchester, KY), Edelen; John Glenn (Versailles, KY)
Title: Micro-fluid ejection apparatus signal communication devices and methods
Patent Number: 7,631,953

Inventors: Berker; Ali (Saint Paul, MN), Garber; Sharon R (Plymouth, MN), Greger; Richard W. (Saint Paul, MN), Aloshyna ep Lesuffleur; Marie (Woodbury, MN), Mitra; Smarajit (West Saint Paul, MN)
Title: Hearing protection process and device
Patent Number: 8,607,921

Inventors: Beroukhim; Joshua (Los Angeles, CA), Michael; Joseph (Los Angeles, CA)
Title: Website, user interfaces, and applications facilitating improved media search capability
Patent Number: 8,600,838

Inventors: Beulen; Allegonda Petronella Gerarda (Reuver, NL)
Title: Roller shutter having a smooth outer surface
Patent Number: 8,607,840

Inventors: Bhavsar; Rashmi B. (Houston, TX)
Title: Oilfield apparatus comprising swellable elastomers having nanosensors therein and methods of using same in oilfield application
Patent Number: 7,631,697

Inventors: Biondo; John P. (Batesville, IN), Laphan; Dennis C. (Cincinnati, OH), Maier; Donald R. (Cincinnati, OH), Neth; William F. (Batesville, IN), Winburn; Charles F. (Batesville, IN)
Title: Casket having memorabilia compartment
Patent Number: 6,976,294

Inventors: Birnbrich; Paul (Sollngen, DE), Thomas; Hans-Josef (Korschenbroich, DE), Stahlhut-Behn; Dagmar (Dusseldorf, DE), Schenker; Gilbert (Erkrath, DE)
Title: Macropore-containing polymer foams as insulation materials
Patent Number: 8,598,243

Inventors: Black; Jason Wayne (Clifton Park, NY), Johal; Harjeet (Glenville, NY), Manz; Devon Leigh (Rexford, NY), Walling; Reigh Allen (Clifton Park, NY), Burke; William Jerome (Louisville, KY)
Title: System and method for managing cold load pickup using demand response
Patent Number: 8,600,573

Inventors: Blakemore; David (Warsaw, IN), Lucas; Eric M. (Clemson, SC), Pennington; Keith E. (Warsaw, IN)
Title: Bur guide attachment and method of use
Patent Number: 8,608,747

Inventors: Blankenbeckler; Nicole L. (Richmond, VA), Corcoran, Jr.; William R. (Kennett Square, PA), Kawka; Dariusz Wlodzimierz (Midlothian, VA), Mehdizadeh; Mehrdad (Avondale, PA), Riegert; Ronald Jack (Newark, DE)
Title: Arc-resistant microwave susceptor assembly
Patent Number: 8,598,500

Inventors: Blankesteijn; Wessel Matthijs (Maastricht, NL), Laeremans; Hilde (Maastricht, NL), Hackeng; Tilman Mathias (Maastricht, NL)
Title: Antagonistic peptides for frizzled-1 and frizzled-2
Patent Number: 8,598,122

Inventors: Blochmann; Erik (Neutraubling, DE), Haner; Arno (Wiesent, DE)
Title: Temperature-controlled stretching rod
Patent Number: 8,608,471

Inventors: Bloyer; Donald Ray (Eden Prairie, MN), Korbel; Garry E. (New Prague, MN), Hastings; Matthew E. (Eagan, MN)
Title: Systems, apparatus, and methods for motor control
Patent Number: 6,977,477

Inventors: Blumenthal; Emily (New York, NY), Barere; Aaron (Hoboken, NJ)
Title: Umbrella attachment device
Patent Number: 7,631,654

Inventors: Boam; Andrew Timothy (London, GB), Lim; Fui Wen (London, GB)
Title: Deacidification method
Patent Number: 8,598,376

Inventors: Bock; Alexander (Kottgeisering, DE)
Title: Arrangement for optimising the running clearance for turbomachines
Patent Number: 8,608,427

Inventors: Bock; Alexander (Kottgeisering, DE)
Title: Turbo engine
Patent Number: 8,608,435

Inventors: Bolli; Martin (Allschwil, CH), Lescop; Cyrille (Kembs, FR), Mathys; Boris (Egerkingen, CH), Mueller; Claus (Weil am Rhein, DE), Nayler; Oliver (Arlesheim, CH), Steiner; Beat (Dornach, CH), Velker; Jorg (Huningue, FR)
Title: Pyridine derivatives as S1P1/EDG1 receptor modulators
Patent Number: 8,598,208

Inventors: Boltjes; Justin (Ethan, SD)
Title: Active pipe cutoff valve installation assembly
Patent Number: 8,607,814

Inventors: Bond; Silas (Glen Waverley, AU), Sanford; Vanessa Anne (Chelsea Heights, AU), Lambert; John Nicholas (Blackburn South, AU), Lim; Chin Yu (Clayton, AU), Mitchell; Jeffrey Peter (Seaholme, AU), Draffan; Alistair George (St. Kilda East, AU), Nearn; Roland Henry (Chelsea Heights, AU)
Title: Polycyclic agents for the treatment of respiratory syncytial virus infections
Patent Number: 8,598,193

Inventors: Borgesen; Are (Haugesund, NO)
Title: Wave power plant
Patent Number: 8,598,729

Inventors: Borkowski; Joseph David (Ann Arbor, MI), Morris; Weston (Livonia, MI), Ye; Xiaozhou (Castro Valley, CA)
Title: Teller/scanner system and method
Patent Number: 6,978,455

Inventors: Bossi; Christopher E. (Altoona, PA), Stokes; Adam J. (Hollidaysburg, PA), Stancliff; Timothy J. (Fairview, PA)
Title: Remote medication management system
Patent Number: 8,600,548

Inventors: Botti; Paolo (Piacenza, IT), Bradburne; James A. (Redwood City, CA), Kent; Stephen B. H. (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Nucleophile-stable thioester generating compounds, methods of production and use
Patent Number: 6,977,292

Inventors: Boudreault; Joselitho (Flushing, NY)
Title: Constant velocity (CV) boot installer for motor vehicles
Patent Number: 6,976,296

Inventors: Boulin; David M. (Lebanon, NJ), Farrow; Reginald C. (Somerset, NJ), Kizilyalli; Isik C. (Millburn, NJ), Layadi; Nace (Singapore, SG), Mkrtchyan; Masis (Gillette, NJ)
Title: Multi-layered semiconductor structure
Patent Number: 6,977,128

Inventors: Bourdu; Jean-Baptiste Bertrand (South Lake Tahoe, CA), Leung; Nikolai Konrad (Takoma Par, MD)
Title: Proactive probe by eCall-only in-vehicle system
Patent Number: 8,600,339

Inventors: Bouty; Olivier (Pierrelatte, FR)
Title: Method for obtaining a structure factor of an amorphous material, in particular amorphous glass
Patent Number: 8,600,004

Inventors: Bovino; Jerald A. (Hollywood, FL)
Title: Portable computer case
Patent Number: 6,977,809

Inventors: Bozeman; Alan Kyle (Alpharetta, GA)
Title: Lottery game based on combining player selections with lottery draws to select objects from a third set of indicia
Patent Number: 7,631,871

Inventors: Branco; Richard Gerald (Burlington, NJ), Schell; Edward (Jackson, NJ)
Title: Efficient, programmable and scalable low density parity check decoder
Patent Number: 8,601,342

Inventors: Brandwein, Jr.; Richard Paul (Lisle, IL)
Title: Microstrip antenna for RF receiver
Patent Number: 6,977,615

Inventors: Bratov; Andrei (Bellaterra, ES), Dominguez Horna; Carlos (Bellaterra, ES), Abramova; Natalia (Bellaterra, ES), Merlos Domingo; ngel (Bellaterra, ES), Ramon Azcon; Javier (Barcelona, ES), Sanchez Baeza; Francisco Jose (Barcelona, ES), Marco Colas; Maria Pilar (Barcelona, ES)
Title: Impedimetric sensor and applications thereof
Patent Number: 8,608,919

Inventors: Breau; Jeremy R. (Leawood, KS), Pankajakshan; Bejoy (Olathe, KS), Hirschman; Charles Brent (Overland Park, KS)
Title: Transferring an active wireless voice call to a packet network
Patent Number: 8,599,776

Inventors: Brenner; Laurence D. (Northborough, MA), Churchill; William L. (Worcester, MA), Weststrate; Patrice A. (Norwood, MA)
Title: Low profile adaptor for use with a medical catheter
Patent Number: 6,976,980

Inventors: Brestoff; Jonathan R. (Valencia, CA), Reynolds, IV; Thomas H. (Saratoga Springs, NY)
Title: Composition and method for affecting obesity and related conditions
Patent Number: 8,598,150

Inventors: Briggs; Randall D. (Boise, ID), Keithley; Douglas G. (Boise, ID)
Title: Method and apparatus for performing color plane adjustment
Patent Number: 8,599,455

Inventors: Britton; Daniel William (Calgary, CA), Assaf; Imad (Calgary, CA)
Title: Passenger carrier frame
Patent Number: 6,976,697

Inventors: Broadley; Gavin Lee (Coolum Beach, AU), Cambridge; Alan Raymond (Wooloowin, AU)
Title: Roll-in cot
Patent Number: 7,631,373

Inventors: Bronstein; Allen I (Inverness, CA), Harrenstien; Howard (Miami, FL)
Title: Stretched membrane solar collector with bearing edge
Patent Number: 8,607,782

Inventors: Brothers; Laurence Raphael (Waltham, MA), Bucchieri; Vittorio Giuseppe (Wakefield, MA), Rajan; Yohan (Irving, TX), Virzi; Robert Anthony (Wayland, MA), Jaynes; Allison Dana (New City, NY), Philbin; David Anthony (Arlington, MA), Haley; James Edward (Aston, PA), Nelson; Bernadette Anita (Lexington, MA)
Title: Fee collection system and method for call completion
Patent Number: 6,977,996

Inventors: Brotz; Gregory R. (Sheboygan, WI)
Title: Speech translation system utilizing holographic data storage medium
Patent Number: 6,978,240

Inventors: Brouwer; Stefan Frits (The Hague, NL), Gelderen; Arjen Van (Benschop, NL), Van Stiphout; Paulus Gerardus Maria (Woerden, NL)
Title: Wing mirror unit
Patent Number: 7,631,978

Inventors: Brown; Brian S. (Evanston, IL), Koenig; John R. (Chicago, IL), Gomtsyan; Arthur R. (Vernon Hills, IL), Lee; Chih-Hung (Vernon Hills, IL)
Title: Antagonists of the vanilloid receptor subtype 1 (VR1) and uses thereof
Patent Number: 8,598,220

Inventors: Brown; Patrick (Indian Head, MD)
Title: Bricklaying method and apparatus for plumbing control joints
Patent Number: 7,631,435

Inventors: Brown; Richard D. (Pacific Palisades, CA), Lohmann; Michael R. (Pacific Palisades, CA)
Title: Universal lighting system for computer web camera
Patent Number: 7,631,979

Inventors: Brown; Winfield Joel (Old Greenwich, CT)
Title: Fire extinguisher location system
Patent Number: 6,977,596

Inventors: Broyde; Frederic (Maule, FR), Clavelier; Evelyne (Maule, FR)
Title: Multichannel interfacing device having a switching circuit
Patent Number: 8,599,872

Inventors: Bruno; Michel (Adliswil, CH), Schmid; Heinz (Waedenswil, CH), Delamarche; Emmanuel (Adliswil, CH), Bietsch; Alexander (Kilchberg, CH)
Title: Stamp device for printing a pattern on a surface of a substrate
Patent Number: 6,976,424

Inventors: Budell; Timothy W. (Milton, VT), Buffet; Patrick H. (Essex Junction, VT), Lussier; Craig P. (Burlington, VT)
Title: Validation of electrical performance of an electronic package prior to fabrication
Patent Number: 6,978,214

Inventors: Bueltmann; Helen (Olivehurst, CA)
Title: Padded cover for an x-ray film cassette
Patent Number: 7,632,013

Inventors: Buettner; Stefan (Sindelfingen, DE), Leenstra; Jens (Bondorf, DE), Pille; Juergen (Stuttgart, DE), Schweizer; Christian (Stuttgart, DE)
Title: Device and method for decoding an address word into word-line signals
Patent Number: 6,977,863

Inventors: Bukowski; Bryan A. (Hales Comers, WI)
Title: Can and bottle covers
Patent Number: 7,631,777

Inventors: Bullard; Daniel E. (Valparaiso, IN)
Title: Sponge-iron alloying
Patent Number: 8,608,875

Inventors: Bullock; Ronald D. (So. Barrington, IL), Henke; Edmund P. (Lake Geneva, WI), Zlotin; Boris (West Bloomfield, MI), Zusman; Alla (West Bloomfield, MI), Ulan; Peter (Wolverine Lake, MI), Gerasimov; Vladimir (West Bloomfield, MI), Proseanic; Vladimir (West Bloomfield, MI)
Title: Method of manufacturing of an armature winding for electro-mechanical machines
Patent Number: 7,631,413

Inventors: Bulthuis; Willem (Kirkland, WA), Shteyn; Yevgeniy Eugene (Cupertino, CA), Kusano; Mieko (Menlo Park, CA), Lambourne; Robert (Menlo Park, CA), Holzhauser; Lisa (San Carlos, CA)
Title: Hand-ear user interface for hand-held device
Patent Number: 6,978,127

Inventors: Burke, Jr.; Terrence R. (Bethesda, MD), Wei; Chang-Qing (Ottawa, CA), Voigt; Johannes H. (Union, NJ), Gao; Yang (Branford, CT)
Title: SH2 domain binding inhibitors
Patent Number: 6,977,241

Inventors: Burn; Paul Leslie (Kenmore, AU), An; Byeong-Kwan (Oxford, GB), Meredith; Paul (Brisbane, AU), Deceglie; Michael Gardner (Fairfax, VA)
Title: Branched materials for photovoltaic devices
Patent Number: 8,598,350

Inventors: Burnett; Scott G. (Yorktown Heights, NY), Kienzle; Martin G. (Yorktown Heights, NY), Ledak; Paul Joseph (Yorktown Heights, NY)
Title: Secure connected digital media platform
Patent Number: 8,601,284

Inventors: Burrell; James D. (San Diego, CA), Bao; Zhongping (San Diego, CA), Cheng; Liang (San Diego, CA), Gastelum; Damion B. (San Diego, CA), Good; Gary D. (San Diego, CA), Tantoush; Mohammed A. (San Diego, CA), Anderson; Jon J. (Boulder, CO)
Title: System and method for use case-based thermal analysis of heuristically determined component combinations and layouts in a portable computing device
Patent Number: 8,601,428

Inventors: Busch; Michael-Rainer (Ebersbach, DE)
Title: Exhaust gas purification system for an internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 8,608,835

Inventors: Bush; John J. (Leander, TX), Qi; Wen-Jie (Austin, TX), Dawson; Robert (Austin, TX)
Title: Test structure for characterizing junction leakage current
Patent Number: 6,977,195

Inventors: Butt; Edward G. (Tucson, AZ), Dyreng; Jed L. (San Jose, CA), Ferrier; Jeffrey E. (San Jose, CA), Johnson; Steven D. (Tucson, AZ), Mora; David N. (San Jose, CA), Zhang; Tony J. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Updating elements in a data storage facility using a predefined state machine, with serial activation
Patent Number: 8,600,938

Inventors: Cabrero Gomez; Estrella (Madrid, ES), Martin Rivera; Maria del Carmen (Madrid, ES), Echeverria Alonso; Carmen (Madrid, ES), Beolchi; Maurizio (Milan, IT), Corsi; Christophe C. (Neuilly sur Seine, FR), Freyermuth; Patrice P. (Bessancourt, FR), Soyer; Eric A. (Levallois, FR), Porcini; Mauro (Milan, IT), Thorsteinsson; Sigurdur (Milan, IT), Newbould; Peter J. (Milan, IT)
Title: Head for a strip mop
Patent Number: 7,631,391

Inventors: Cabri; Walter (Rozzano, IT), Marzi; Mauro (Rome, IT), Giorgi; Fabrizio (Ardea, IT), Tassoni; Emanuela (Ciampino, IT)
Title: Crystalline teglicar
Patent Number: 8,598,384

Inventors: Cafri; Hagay (Bet-Hashmonay, IL)
Title: Pipe coupling assembly
Patent Number: 8,608,208

Inventors: Calvert; Paul D. (Assonet, MA)
Title: Blue-light cured adhesives for joining fabric
Patent Number: 8,608,893

Inventors: Canari; Riki (Mobile Post Judean Hills, IL)
Title: Method for the production of fertilizer and CO2
Patent Number: 8,608,821

Inventors: Canova; Federico (Paris, FR), Chambaret; Jean-Paul (Chatillon, FR), Tisserand; Stephane (Marseilles, FR), Reversat; Fabien (Aix en Provence, FR)
Title: Homogenizer including a phase plate
Patent Number: 8,599,477

Inventors: Cao; Mengjun (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Bathtub for beauty and health care and a physic solution
Patent Number: 8,608,673

Inventors: Caramanis; Lisa (Middleton, NH)
Title: Coat retaining method and apparatus
Patent Number: 6,976,614

Inventors: Carlton; Gary (Greeley, CO)
Title: Device-initiated image processing transaction system and method
Patent Number: 6,977,743

Inventors: Carpenter; Robert (Los Angeles, CA)
Title: Providing notice and purchasing a gift in an online or electronic environment
Patent Number: 8,600,829

Inventors: Carr; Steven (Boonville, NY)
Title: Combined dual bevel miter and radial arm saw device
Patent Number: 8,607,680

Inventors: Carter, Jr.; William Arthur (East Douglas, MA)
Title: Plumb/level alignment gauge for aligning structural elements in two directions
Patent Number: 7,631,434

Inventors: Caruso; Michele (Milan, IT), Beria; Italo (Nerviano, IT), Brasca; Maria Gabriella (Cusago, IT), Posteri; Helena (Travedona Monate, IT), Fachin; Gabriele (Cilavegna, IT)
Title: Substituted dihydropteridin-6-one derivatives, process for their preparation and their use as kinase inhibitors
Patent Number: 8,598,172

Inventors: Casey; Liam (Ottawa, CA)
Title: Selective internet priority service
Patent Number: 8,599,695

Inventors: Casper; Bryan K. (Hillsboro, OR)
Title: Echo cancellation using a variable offset comparator
Patent Number: 6,978,012

Inventors: Cavanna; Jean-Fran.cedilla.ois (Bobigny Cedex, FR)
Title: Pivot capsule for a motor vehicle headlamp
Patent Number: 6,976,773

Inventors: Cavuoti; Victor Vito (Toronto, CA)
Title: Chain and method of assembly
Patent Number: 8,607,541

Inventors: Cecchelli; Ivan (Savona, IT), Monopoli; Marco (Savona, IT)
Title: Drum brake
Patent Number: 8,607,940

Inventors: Cezayirli; Cem (Birmingham, AL), Silvers; Mel (North Miami Beach, FL)
Title: Method for stimulating an immune response
Patent Number: 6,977,073

Inventors: Chan; Victor Hokkiu (Del Mar, CA), Ravirala; Narayana Karthik Sadanandam (San Diego, CA)
Title: Systems, methods, and apparatus for artifact evaluation of digital images
Patent Number: 8,599,290

Inventors: Chan; Yuk L. (Poughkeepsie, NY), To; Tin H. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Zhou; Wei (Poughkeepsie, NY), Chan; Uman (Staten Island, NY)
Title: Sharing form training result utilizing a social network
Patent Number: 8,601,059

Inventors: Chandrasekar; Raman (Seattle, WA), Finger, II; James Charles (Kirkland, WA), Salas; Sally K. (Issaquah, WA), Watson; Eric Benjamin (Redmond, WA)
Title: System and method for performing a search and a browse on a query
Patent Number: 6,978,264

Inventors: Chang; Cheng-Chung (Taichung, TW)
Title: Racket with a movable throat
Patent Number: 8,608,596

Inventors: Chang; Chia-Chun (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Lens module
Patent Number: 8,599,501

Inventors: Chang; Kun-Yung Ken (Los Altos, CA), Huang; Chaofeng (San Jose, CA)
Title: Timing synchronization methods and systems for transmit parallel interfaces
Patent Number: 6,977,980

Inventors: Chatenet; Jean-Paul (Franconville, FR)
Title: Etched circuit for lighting protection
Patent Number: 6,977,802

Inventors: Chatterjee; Debapriya (Kolkata, IN), Koyfman; Anatoly (Kiriat Yam, IL), Morad; Ronny (Kiriat Ata, IL), Ziv; Avi (Haifa, IL)
Title: Instruction-by-instruction checking on acceleration platforms
Patent Number: 8,601,418

Inventors: Chen; Bi-Ju (Jhongjheng District, Taipei City 100, TW)
Title: Transversal suspension rod for a ceiling fan
Patent Number: 7,631,849

Inventors: Chen; Chia-Tai (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Ink jet head structure and adhering method thereof
Patent Number: 7,631,959

Inventors: Chen; Chun-Hsiung (Kaohsiung, TW)
Title: Vehicle light control method and device
Patent Number: 8,600,617

Inventors: Chen; Chun-Tsai (Tainan City 70499, TW)
Title: Packing film stretching and rewinding machine
Patent Number: 7,631,832

Inventors: Chen; Chung-I (Taipei, TW)
Title: Bicycle treadle device
Patent Number: 7,631,577

Inventors: Chen; Johnny (Sindian, TW)
Title: Wire-piercing light-emitting diode light strings
Patent Number: 8,608,342

Inventors: Chen; Jung-Fa (Taipei, TW), Yeh; Kuo-Chu (Taipei, TW), Sun; Yu-Kun (Taipei, TW)
Title: Power switching device to enable power switching between single phase power and three phase power
Patent Number: 6,977,350

Inventors: Chen; Li (Cary, NC), Eberwein; James P. (Raleigh, NC), Hind; John R. (Raleigh, NC), Meli; Henri F. (Cary, NC)
Title: Receiving email attachments when a mailbox is full
Patent Number: 8,601,075

Inventors: Chen; Liang-Chia (Taipei, TW), Fan; Kuang-Chao (Taipei, TW)
Title: Miniature three-dimensional contour scanner
Patent Number: 6,977,732

Inventors: Chen; Liang-Chien (Taoyuan County, TW), Teo; Tee-Ann (Batu Pahat, MY), Chang; Wen-Chi (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Method of online building-model reconstruction using photogrammetric mapping system
Patent Number: 8,600,713

Inventors: Chen; Zhou (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Supporting device and telephone device
Patent Number: 8,600,044

Inventors: Cheng; Chen-Hsing (Hsinchu, TW), Hung; Tsung-Yu (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Ink jet device and method for operating ink jet device
Patent Number: 7,631,960

Inventors: Cheng; Feng (Chappaqua, NY), Ettl; Markus (Yorktown Heights, NY), Lin; Grace Yuh-Jiun (Chappaqua, NY), Yao; David Da-Wei (Yorktown Heights, NY)
Title: Large inventory-service optimization in configure-to-order systems
Patent Number: 8,600,841

Inventors: Cheng; Kangguo (Schenectady, NY), Doris; Bruce B. (Brewster, NY), Haran; Balasubramanian S. (Watervliet, NY), Khakifirooz; Ali (Mountain View, CA), Kulkarni; Pranita (Slingerlands, NY), Shahidi; Ghavam G. (Pound Ridge, NY)
Title: Semiconductor structure having NFET and PFET formed in SOI substrate with underlapped extensions
Patent Number: 8,598,663

Inventors: Cheng; Steven D. (San Diego, CA), Chin; Tom (San Diego, CA), Wang; Yu (San Diego, CA)
Title: Methods and systems for split timer L3 P2P communications
Patent Number: 8,599,730

Inventors: Chepettchouk; Victor (Richmond Hill, On, CA)
Title: Variable compression ratio mechanism for an internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 7,631,620

Inventors: Cherng; Shu-Yi (Plano, TX), Vines; Sandy (Wylie, TX)
Title: Diverse route adjustment tool
Patent Number: 8,600,978

Inventors: Chernoff; Adrian B. (Royal Oak, MI), Borroni-Bird; Christopher E. (Oakland Township, MI), Shabana; Mohsen D. (Ann Arbor, MI), Vitale; Robert Louis (Macomb Township, MI)
Title: Accelerated vehicle development process
Patent Number: 6,976,307

Inventors: Chewter; Leslie Andrew (Amsterdam, NL), Verhaak; Michiel Johannes Franciscus Maria (Amsterdam, NL), Van Westrenen; Jeroen (Amsterdam, NL)
Title: Process for the preparation of an olefin
Patent Number: 8,598,398

Inventors: Chiang; Dar-ming (Hsinchu, TW), Chen; Jen-luan (Hsinchu, TW), Lin; I-hui (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Electrostatic speaker and manufacturing method thereof and conductive backplate of the speaker
Patent Number: 8,600,083

Inventors: Chien; Hung-Ming (Los Angeles, CA)
Title: RF signal peak detector
Patent Number: 6,977,531

Inventors: Chien; Shih-Hsiang (Changhua County, TW)
Title: Electrical circuit identification means
Patent Number: 8,599,029

Inventors: Chithambaram; Nemmara (Novato, CA)
Title: Fuzzy logic reasoning for inferring user location preferences
Patent Number: 6,978,258

Inventors: Chiu; Po-Wen (New Taipei, TW), Lu; Wen-Hu (Shenzhen, CN), Li; Zhan-Yang (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Mounting apparatus for PCI card bracket
Patent Number: 8,599,548

Inventors: Cho; Young-Ho (Daejeon, KR), Kim; Tae Yoon (Seoul, KR), Lee; Dong Woo (Pusan, KR)
Title: Apparatus and method for detecting motion characteristics of particles in flow channel
Patent Number: 8,598,863

Inventors: Cho; Young-Ho (Daejon, KR), Seo; Dae Geon (Daegu, KR)
Title: Electromagnetic multi-axis actuator
Patent Number: 8,598,972

Inventors: Choi; Jung-Hwan (Kyungki-do, KR)
Title: Sockets for module extension and memory system using same
Patent Number: 6,976,848

Inventors: Choi; Won-bong (Suwon, KR), Yun; Min-jae (Taejeon, KR), Jin; Yong-wan (Seoul, KR)
Title: Field emission array with carbon nanotubes and method for fabricating the field emission array
Patent Number: 6,976,897

Inventors: Choksi; Ojas T. (Plano, TX)
Title: Method and system for managing real-time bandwidth in a wireless network
Patent Number: 6,978,144

Inventors: Chou; Wen-Ben (Palo Alto, CA), Cheng; Shih-Yuan (Foster City, CA), Tu; Wayne (Fremont, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for nitride spacer etch process implementing in situ interferometry endpoint detection and non-interferometry endpoint monitoring
Patent Number: 6,977,184

Inventors: Choutov; Dmitri A. (Sunnyvale, CA), Livschitz; Leonard S. (San Ramon, CA)
Title: LED driver for driving LED lighting device at high frequency
Patent Number: 8,598,797

Inventors: Chu; Min (Beijing, CN), Peng; Hu (Beijing, CN)
Title: Method and apparatus for speech synthesis without prosody modification
Patent Number: 6,978,239

Inventors: Chu; Yung-Chiang (Taipei, TW)
Title: Composite functional transmission line
Patent Number: 8,601,180

Inventors: Chuang; Tsung-Tse (Taipei, TW)
Title: Germicidal device for elevator buttons
Patent Number: 8,598,539

Inventors: Chueh; Miao-Ju (Hsinchu, TW), Su; Pi-Guey (Hsinchu, TW), Huang; Yih-Shiaw (Hsinchu, TW), Chen; I-Cherng (Hsinchu, TW), Shih; Tung-Sheng (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Gas sensor with nanowires of zinc oxide or indium/zinc mixed oxides and method of detecting NOx gas
Patent Number: 7,631,540

Inventors: Chui; Charles K. (Menlo Park, CA), Gao; Hong-Ye (Milpitas, CA), Zhong; Lefan (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Multi-resolution image data management system and method based on tiled wavelet-like transform and sparse data coding
Patent Number: 6,978,049

Inventors: Chun; Jin Young (Anyang-si, KR), Ihm; Bin Chul (Anyang-si, KR), Lee; Wook Bong (Anyang-si, KR), Lee; Moon Il (Anyang-si, KR), Ko; Hyun Soo (Anyang-si, KR)
Title: Method of transmitting control information in multiple antenna system
Patent Number: 8,599,947

Inventors: Chung; Chao-Tang (Taoyuan, TW)
Title: Collapsible shelter for automobile
Patent Number: 8,607,810

Inventors: Chung; Chia-Tin (Miao Li, TW), Chang; Su-Jen (Bing Dong, TW), Hwang; Andrea (Zhang Hwa, TW), Hu; Chen-Ze (Zhong Ho, TW)
Title: Method for manufacturing an organic electroluminescent display
Patent Number: 6,977,136

Inventors: Chung; Inho (Seoul, KR), Han; Seungyub (Gwangmyeong-si, KR), Kim; Minchul (Paju-si, KR)
Title: Drum assembly having helical gear and spur gear spaced therebetween for use in printer
Patent Number: 6,978,105

Inventors: Chung; Jae Hoon (Gyeongki-do, KR), Kim; So Yeon (Gyeongki-do, KR), Lee; Moon Il (Gyeongki-do, KR), Park; Kyu Jin (Gyeongki-do, KR), Ko; Hyun Soo (Gyeongki-do, KR), Han; Seung Hee (Gyeongki-do, KR), Kwon; Yeong Hyeon (Gyeongki-do, KR)
Title: Method for performing a HARQ operation in a radio communications system, and method and apparatus for allocation of subframes
Patent Number: 8,599,782

Inventors: Chung; Jong Shik (Ulsan, KR), Shon; Ji Hyang (Busan, KR), Kim; Young Nam (Seoul, KR)
Title: Oxidation catalyst for removing fine soot particulates from exhaust gases and method of removing fine soot particulates using the same
Patent Number: 7,631,488

Inventors: Claremon; David (Maple Glen, PA), Tice; Colin (Ambler, PA), Singh; Suresh (Kendall Park, NJ), Ye; Yuanjie (Ambler, PA), Leftheris; Katerina (Skillman, NJ), Zhuang; Linghang (Chalfont, PA)
Title: Derivatives of [1,3]Oxazin-2-one useful for the treatment of metabolic diseases such as lipid disorders
Patent Number: 8,598,163

Inventors: Claremon; David A. (Maple Glen, PA), Zhuang; Linghang (Chalfont, PA), Ye; Yuanjie (Ambler, PA), Singh; Suresh B. (Kendall Park, NJ), Tice; Colin M. (Ambler, PA), Simpson; Robert D. (Wilmington, DE)
Title: Cycloalkyl lactame derivatives as inhibitors of 11-beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase 1
Patent Number: 8,598,160

Inventors: Clark; Gerald R. (San Diego, CA)
Title: Free space optical communication network
Patent Number: 6,978,093

Inventors: Clark; Jay V. (West Liberty, IA), Bramlett, Jr.; William L. (Swisher, IA), Moyer; Judith (Iowa City, IA)
Title: System for providing feedback to evaluators
Patent Number: 6,976,847

Inventors: Cleary, Jr.; Edward J. (Beaverton, OR), Kronschnabel; Steven A. (Beaverton, OR)
Title: Surround sound display
Patent Number: 6,977,653

Inventors: Cline; Harvey Ellis (Niskayuna, NY), Ludke; Siegwalt (Scotia, NY)
Title: Method and system for segmentation of medical images
Patent Number: 6,978,039

Inventors: Cody; Scott G. (Regina, CA)
Title: Paint brush protector and maintenance device
Patent Number: 8,607,979

Inventors: Cohen; Alexander J. (Mill Valley, CA), Cohen; B. Isaac (Mill Valley, CA), Harlow; Ed (Boston, MA), Leuthardt; Eric C. (St. Louis, MO), Levien; Royce A. (Lexington, MA), Malamud; Mark A. (Seattle, WA)
Title: Verifying a written expression
Patent Number: 8,599,174

Inventors: Cohen; Alexander J. (Mill Valley, CA), Jung; Edward K. Y. (Bellevue, WA), Levien; Royce A. (Lexington, MA), Lord; Robert W. (Seattle, WA), Mangione-Smith; William Henry (Kirkland, WA), Malamud; Mark A. (Seattle, WA)
Title: Using network access port linkages for data structure update decisions
Patent Number: 8,601,104

Inventors: Cohen; Alexander J. (Mill Valley, CA), Jung; Edward K.Y. (Bellevue, WA), Levien; Royce A. (Lexington, MA), Lord; Robert W. (Seattle, WA), Mangione-Smith; William Henry (Kirkland, WA)
Title: Evaluation systems and methods for coordinating software agents
Patent Number: 8,601,530

Inventors: Col; Isa (Frankfurt, DE)
Title: Clamp fitting for a hose end
Patent Number: 8,607,421

Inventors: Colbert; Terry R. (Fort Branch, IN), Cunnyngham; Charles Thomas (Tipton, IN), Wilson; William Andrew (Noblesville, IN), Holley; Randall Newton (Henderson, KY)
Title: Maize variety hybrid X13B653
Patent Number: 8,598,432

Inventors: Colbert; Terry R. (Fort Branch, IN), Hoffbeck; Loren John (Tipton, IN), Wilson; William Andrew (Noblesville, IN)
Title: Maize variety hybrid X13B604
Patent Number: 8,598,433

Inventors: Cole; Jeffrey E (Danville, CA)
Title: Truck assembly for a skateboard, wheeled platform, or vehicle
Patent Number: 7,631,884

Inventors: Colgan; Evan G. (Armonk, NY), Purushothaman; Sampath (Armonk, NY)
Title: Process for enhanced 3D integration and structures generated using the same
Patent Number: 8,600,202

Inventors: Colineau; Joseph (Bures sur Yvette, FR), Claudepierre; Christian (Athis-Mons, FR), Audoin; Michel (Villeneuve St Georges, FR)
Title: Tracking system for recording/reading a data medium and recording medium
Patent Number: 6,977,875

Inventors: Conn; P. Jeffrey (Brentwood, TN), Lindsley; Craig W. (Brentwood, TN), Emmitte; Kyle A. (Spring Hill, TN), Weaver; Charles David (Franklin, TN), Rodriguez; Alice L. (Nashville, TN), Felts; Andrew S. (Nashville, TN), Jones; Carrie K. (Nashville, TN), Bates; Brittney S. (Nashville, TN)
Title: Substituted heteroarylamide analogs as mGluR5 negative allosteric modulators and methods of making and using the same
Patent Number: 8,598,345

Inventors: Conway; John Yeung (Louisville, KY), Hudson; Angela L. (Mount Sterling, KY)
Title: Delivery pressure compensation methods and apparatuses
Patent Number: 7,631,954

Inventors: Cooke; Michael Peter (Gillingham, GB)
Title: Fluid pump
Patent Number: 8,608,461

Inventors: Cooke; Vernon (Tigard, OR)
Title: System and method for improved testing of electronic devices
Patent Number: 8,598,888

Inventors: Cooney; Michael J. (Honolulu, HI), Young; Gregory (Redwood City, CA)
Title: Methods and compositions for extraction and transesterification of biomass components
Patent Number: 8,598,378

Inventors: Cooper; Iain (Sugar Land, TX), Burgos; Rex (Stafford, TX), Schneider; Patrick (Richmond, TX), Styre; John (Grande Prairie, CA)
Title: Methods, systems and apparatus for production of hydrocarbons from a subterranean formation
Patent Number: 7,631,706

Inventors: Cooper; William Albert (Melbourne, AU), Cooper; Rosemary Jennings (Melbourne, AU)
Title: Ladder stabilizing attachments
Patent Number: 8,607,932

Inventors: Coral; Hilaire (Oyonnax, FR), Veiniere; Jean-Pierre (Arbent, FR)
Title: Hair grip with a connection working in elongation
Patent Number: 7,631,649

Inventors: Corbitt, Jr.; John D. (Atlantis, FL)
Title: Carotid cooling jacket
Patent Number: 6,976,276

Inventors: Corl; Paul D. (Palo Alto, CA), Obara; Robert Z. (Sunnyvale, CA), Ortiz; John E. (East Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Ultra miniature pressure sensor
Patent Number: 6,976,965

Inventors: Cradick; Ryan K. (Oronoco, MN), Pfeifer; Michael D. (Rochester, MN), Santosuosso; John M. (Rochester, MN)
Title: Invalidating streams in an operator graph
Patent Number: 8,600,976

Inventors: Crain; Stephen B. (Cape Girardeau, MO), Mize; Clinton J. (Jonesboro, IL), Mize; Ralph C. (Jonesboro, IL), Williamson; Jerry L. (Olmsted, IL), Essex; Larry W. (Villa Ridge, IL), Moore; Christopher T. (Creal Springs, IL)
Title: Modular geomatic pole support system
Patent Number: 7,631,842

Inventors: Crane; Murray (Calgary, CA), Hann; Simon (Alberta, CA), Van Liere; Ben (Coalhurst, CA)
Title: Intermodal transport platform
Patent Number: 8,608,415

Inventors: Crews; Tim (Alliance, OH), Carpenter; Keith (Akron, OH), Ryan; Mike (Canton, OH), Drozda; Laura (North Canton, OH), Warren; Wayne (Akron, OH), Bell; Victor (Alliance, OH), McCarthy; William (Uniontown, OH), Pahl; Matthew (Akron, OH), Brown; Martin J. (Canton, OH), Blackson; Dale H. (Canton, OH), Galloway; Todd (North Canton, OH), Barnett; Robert W. (Louisville, OH), Kay; James R. (Uniontown, OH), Ward; Mark A. (North Canton, OH), Peters; David A. (Tallmadge, OH), Laskowski; Edward L. (Seven Hills, OH), Graef; H. Thomas (Bolivar, OH)
Title: Check accepting and cash dispensing automated banking machine that operates responsive to data bearing records
Patent Number: 7,631,802

Inventors: Cronenberg; Richard A. (Mahwah, NJ)
Title: Automatic pipette identification
Patent Number: 6,977,062

Inventors: Crum; Jesse D. (Fort Scott, KS)
Title: Communication substrates having variably applied ferromagnetic material, ferromagnetic composition and a system and method of applying the material to a substrate
Patent Number: 6,977,114

Inventors: Culbertson; Thomas Raymond (Livonia, MI), Bender; Eric (Dearborn, MI)
Title: Induction backfire compensation for motorcycles
Patent Number: 8,600,645

Inventors: Cunico; Michele (Rome, IT)
Title: Electric vehicle having a battery configured for recharging via an on-board generator powered by renewal energy sources
Patent Number: 8,598,838

Inventors: Cyrille; Marie-Claire (San Jose, CA), Dill; Frederick Hayes (South Salem, NY), Ho; Kuok San (Santa Clara, CA), Li; Jui-Lung (San Jose, CA), MacDonald; Scott Arthur (San Jose, CA), Nix; James L. (Gilroy, CA), Tsang; Ching Hwa (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Magnetic read head with dual layer lead
Patent Number: 6,977,800

Inventors: Dalke; William D. (Aurora, CO), Lillehei; Kevin (Englewood, CO), Jellison; Thomas A. (Coventry, RI), Gerber; Michael J. (Denver, CO), Matsuura; James E. (Fort Collins, CO), Warren; Stephen L (Fort Collins, CO)
Title: Guidance and implantation of catheters
Patent Number: 8,600,479

Inventors: Daniels; Ben (Chestnut Hills, MA)
Title: Motorized three-wheeled vehicle rear steering mechanism
Patent Number: 8,607,913

Inventors: Daros; Davide A. (Ottawa, CA)
Title: Expandable drawer
Patent Number: 8,608,262

Inventors: Dath; Jean-Pierre (Beloeil, BE), Delorme; Luc (Waterloo, BE), Grootjans; Jacques-Fran.cedilla.ois (Leefdaal, BE), Vanhaeren; Xavier (Genval, BE), Vermeiren; Walter (Houthalen, BE)
Title: Production of propylene
Patent Number: 6,977,321

Inventors: Davie; Sean Nathan (Lawrenceville, GA), Phelps, III; William C. (Lawrenceville, GA)
Title: Non-binding fully retractable latching apparatus
Patent Number: 6,978,153

Inventors: Dawson; Christopher J. (Arlington, VA), Diluoffo; Vincenzo V. (Sandy Hook, CT), Hamilton, II; Rick A. (Charlottsville, VA), Kendzierski; Michael D. (New York, NY)
Title: Scheduling cool air jobs in a data center
Patent Number: 8,600,576

Inventors: Day; Brian A. (Colorado Springs, CO), Gasparik; Frantisek (Monument, CO)
Title: CMOS isolation cell for embedded memory in power failure environments
Patent Number: 6,977,833

Inventors: Dean; Gregory A. (McKinleyville, CA)
Title: Vehicle load carrier
Patent Number: 6,976,615

Inventors: DeFilippis; Michael S. (Wilmington, NC)
Title: Tiered tie plates and fuel bundles using the same
Patent Number: 8,599,995

Inventors: Delvecchio; Kerry A. (Dunlap, IL), Kramer; Delbert (Metamora, IL), Kruiswyk; Richard W. (Dunlap, IL), Robel; Wade J. (Peoria, IL), Anees; Hafiz (Peoria, IL)
Title: Exhaust system implementing selective catalyst flow control
Patent Number: 8,607,553

Inventors: Den; Tohru (Tokyo, JP), Fukutani; Kazuhiko (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Fluid control device and method of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 7,631,769

Inventors: Denison; William D. (Palos Hills, IL), Brownfield; Lawrence C. (Downers Grove, IL), Silvers; Bradley S. (Oswego, IL)
Title: Electronic access control device
Patent Number: 6,977,576

Inventors: Dennis; Donn M. (Gainesville, FL), Martin; Charles R. (Gainesville, FL), Morey; Timothy E. (Gainesville, FL), Partch; Richard E. (Gainesville, FL), Shah; Dinesh O (Gainesville, FL), Varshney; Manoj (Gainesville, FL)
Title: Detoxification and decontamination using nanotechnology therapy
Patent Number: 6,977,171

Inventors: Depauw; Arthur A. (Venice, FL)
Title: Lawnmower drive system
Patent Number: 8,607,901

Inventors: Diaz; Elido N. (Cape Coral, FL), Man; Carmen (Cape Coral, FL)
Title: Motor system for triggering brake and steering control during engine failure
Patent Number: 8,608,254

Inventors: DiMeo; Andrew J. (Raleigh, NC), Cox; Nathan M. (Raleigh, NC), Grove; Steven P. (Mooresville, NC), Lee; Samuel (Raleigh, NC), Oltmans; Luke D. (Raleigh, NC), Sauer; Kathryn H. (Raleigh, NC)
Title: Rapid fluid cooling devices and methods for cooling fluids
Patent Number: 8,608,696

Inventors: Doherty; John A. (Louisville, CO)
Title: Vehicle mounted travel surface and weather condition monitoring system
Patent Number: 6,977,597

Inventors: Dollar; James R (Bella Vista, AK)
Title: Survival kit and commode
Patent Number: 7,631,371

Inventors: Dorn; Stefan (Hollfeld, DE), Geyer; Norbert (Hochstadt, DE), Kucht; Karsten (Herzogenaurach, DE)
Title: Roller tappet
Patent Number: 8,607,754

Inventors: Dounay; Amy B (Ledyard, CT), McAllister; Laura (Pawcatuck, CT), Parikh; Vinod D (Mystic, CT), Rong; Suobao (Groton, CT), Verhoest; Patrick R (Old Lyme, CT)
Title: KAT II inhibitors
Patent Number: 8,598,200

Inventors: Dower; Gordon Ewbank (Point Roberts, WA)
Title: Motor vehicle steering control
Patent Number: 7,631,714

Inventors: Dowlatkhah; Sangar (Alpharetta, GA)
Title: Data caching in consolidated network repository
Patent Number: 8,601,218

Inventors: Draheim; Alexander (Erlangen, DE), Nendel; Andreas (Hessdorf, DE), Golovatai-Schmidt; Eduard (Hemhofen, DE), Schaefer; Jens (Herzogenaurach, DE), Schaefer; Sandra (Hoechstadt, DE)
Title: Variable coolant pump
Patent Number: 8,608,452

Inventors: Duan; Franklin (San Jose, CA), Ramesh; Subramanian (Cupertino, CA), Castagnetti; Ruggero (Menlo Park, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for characterizing shared contacts in high-density SRAM cell design
Patent Number: 6,977,512

Inventors: Duan; Franklin L. (San Jose, CA), Ramesh; Subramanian (Cupertino, CA), Castagnetti; Ruggero (Menlo Park, CA)
Title: Method and architecture for detecting random and systematic transistor degradation for transistor reliability evaluation in high-density memory
Patent Number: 6,978,407

Inventors: Dube; Simant (Berkeley, CA), Sun; Gang (Cupertino, CA), Zhao; Lian-She (Fremont, CA)
Title: Methods and systems for image processing of microfluidic devices
Patent Number: 8,600,168

Inventors: Dubnicki; Cezary (Warsaw, PL)
Title: Structured analysis and organization of documents online and related methods
Patent Number: 8,600,814

Inventors: Dugger, III; Harry A. (Flemington, NJ)
Title: Buccal, polar and non-polar spray or capsule containing drugs for treating disorders of the central nervous system
Patent Number: 6,977,070

Inventors: Duley; Walter (Waterloo, Ontario N2T 2G1, CA), Ogmen; Melih (Arliss, Ontario N0B 1B0, CA), Hughes; David (Toronto, Ontario M6S 1B5, CA), Black; Gary Keith (Toronto, Ontario, CA), Morris; Brian (Aurora, Ontario L4G 5K6, CA), Staples; Michael James (Mississauga, Ontario, CA)
Title: Tailored blank
Patent Number: 6,977,355

Inventors: Dunham; Brian J. (Webster, NY)
Title: Scuffer apparatus and method
Patent Number: 7,631,868

Inventors: Dunn; Steven B. (Beverly Hills, CA), Hatherill; Mark (Manhattan Beach, CA)
Title: Toilet training device for small children
Patent Number: 7,631,370

Inventors: Dwyer; Andrew Neil (Singapore, SG), Gordon; Andrew (Montrose, GB), Urquhart; Michael (Stevenage, GB)
Title: Process for the preparation of atovaquone
Patent Number: 8,598,387

Inventors: Edwards; David A. (Boston, MA), Caponetti; Giovannia (Piacenza, IT), Hrkach; Jeffrey S. (Somerville, MA), Lotan; Noah (Haifa, IL), Hanes; Justin (Baltimore, MD), Ben-Jebria; Abdell Aziz (State College, PA), Langer; Robert S. (Newton, MA)
Title: Aerodynamically light particles for pulmonary drug delivery
Patent Number: 6,977,087

Inventors: Egedal; Per (Herning, DK), Kjaer; Ole (Grindsted, DK), Lund; Mogens (Videbaek, DK)
Title: System for triggering an emergency system of a wind turbine
Patent Number: 8,600,570

Inventors: Eglin; Luc (Paris, FR), Barat; Eric (Limours, FR)
Title: Processing of a signal representing radiation
Patent Number: 8,600,694

Inventors: Ehlgen; Tobias (Tuebingen, DE)
Title: Method for calibrating an assembly using at least one omnidirectional camera and an optical display unit
Patent Number: 8,599,258

Inventors: Eldridge; George L. (Long Beach, CA), Smith; Mark A. (Rochester, NY), Phong; San A. (Cerritos, CA), Blurfrushan; Farzin (Redondo Beach, CA), Gharabegian; Hilda (Rancho Palos Verdes, CA), Crean; Peter A. (Penfield, NY)
Title: Progressive image shift for a saddle-stitched document
Patent Number: 6,977,741

Inventors: Ellen; Murray (North Ryde, AU)
Title: Building methods
Patent Number: 8,607,528

Inventors: Ellis; Benjamin James (New South Wales, AU)
Title: Gaming apparatus and systems
Patent Number: 8,608,551

Inventors: Eloy; Frederic (Mezieres sur Seine, FR)
Title: Method for monitoring the pressure in a wheel tire and monitoring system
Patent Number: 8,600,613

Inventors: Emori; Akihiko (Hitachi, JP), Kinoshita; Takuya (Hitachi, JP), Miyazaki; Hideki (Hitachi, JP)
Title: Power supply unit, distributed power supply system and electric vehicle loaded therewith
Patent Number: 6,977,480

Inventors: Engel; Zackary (New York, NY)
Title: Shelving system
Patent Number: 6,976,598

Inventors: Engelbrecht; Jurgen (Hamburg, DE), Meyer; Guido (Elmshorn, DE)
Title: Dispensing device for fluid substances
Patent Number: 7,631,782

Inventors: Erdmann; Wolfgang (Buxtehude, DE), Gienke; Torsten (Pinneberg, DE), Heinrich; Hans-Juergen (Hamburg, DE)
Title: Waterless vacuum toilet system for aircraft
Patent Number: 6,977,005

Inventors: Erickson; Mark Alan (San Bruno, CA), Kanellakopoulos; Ioannis (Cupertino, CA), Hench; John Josef (San Jose, CA), Shah; Sunil C. (Los Altos, CA), Waite; James W. (Los Gatos, CA), Tsatsanis; Michail (Santa Clara, CA), Aral; Gurcan (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for cooperative diagnosis of impairments and mitigation of disturbers in communication systems
Patent Number: 6,978,015

Inventors: Esch; Heinz (Bonn, DE), Gorl; Udo (Bornheim-Roisdorf, DE), Kuhlmann; Robert (Erfstadt, DE), Rausch; Ralf (Kreuzau, DE)
Title: Precipitated silicas
Patent Number: 6,977,065

Inventors: Esslinger; Thomas (Langdon, NH)
Title: Feed mechanism for a boring bar
Patent Number: 8,608,412

Inventors: Estakhri; Petro (Pleasanton, CA), Iman; Berhanu (Sunnyvale, CA), Ganjuel, deceased; Ali (late of San Ramon, CA), Fahim, legal representative; Joumana (Dubai, UA)
Title: Moving sectors within a block of information in a flash memory mass storage architecture
Patent Number: 6,978,342

Inventors: Evans; Christoper James (Higganum, CT)
Title: Method and apparatus for alignment of a precision optical assembly
Patent Number: 6,977,730

Inventors: Facchetti; Antonio (Chicago, IL), Marks; Tobin J. (Evanston, IL), Huang; Hui (Evanston, IL), Chen; Zhihua (Skokie, IL)
Title: Conjugated polymers and devices incorporating same
Patent Number: 8,598,305

Inventors: Fang; Mingming (Naperville, IL), Wang; Shumin (Naperville, IL), Chou; Homer (Schaumburg, IL)
Title: Method for polishing a memory or rigid disk with a phosphate ion-containing polishing system
Patent Number: 6,976,905

Inventors: Farahmandi; Cambis Joseph (Chula Vista, CA)
Title: Active electrolyte electrochemical capacitor
Patent Number: 8,599,534

Inventors: Fargas; Thierry (Nice, FR), Clarac; Dominique (Nice, FR)
Title: Method for determining the driving limits of a vehicle
Patent Number: 8,599,005

Inventors: Farr; Mina (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Systems, methods and devices for holographic demultiplexing of optical signals
Patent Number: 6,977,726

Inventors: Farthing; William Earl (Pinson, AL), Felix; Larry Gordon (Pelham, AL), Snyder; Todd Robert (Birmingham, AL)
Title: Method and apparatus maintaining multi-component sample gas constituents in vapor phase during sample extraction and cooling
Patent Number: 7,631,566

Inventors: Fawer; Mark S. (New York, NY)
Title: Three-stage, double blind credit rating of securities
Patent Number: 8,600,894

Inventors: Feld; Tanhum (Moshav Merhavya, IL), Konstantino; Eitan (Orinda, CA)
Title: Apparatus and methods for delivering prostheses to luminal bifurcations
Patent Number: 8,608,791

Inventors: Ferreira; Jesus (Munich, DE), Kallscheuer; Jochen (Munich, DE)
Title: Semi-conductor component testing system with a reduced number of test channels
Patent Number: 6,977,516

Inventors: Filbin; Marie T. (New York, NY), Hannila; Sari S. (New York, NY)
Title: Protein transduction domains derived from secretory leukocyte protease inhibitor
Patent Number: 8,598,315

Inventors: Filtz; Timothy J. (Hopatcong, NJ)
Title: Lighting systems and methods for installing same
Patent Number: 8,608,343

Inventors: Fisher; Gary (Huntingdon Valley, PA)
Title: System and method for producing made-to-order designs on the surface of an extraterrestrial body
Patent Number: 8,600,580

Inventors: Fisher; Tim (Nashville, NC)
Title: Lightweight personal hydroplane watercraft
Patent Number: 8,608,523

Inventors: Focke; Heinz (Verden, DE), Engel; Gisbert (Luttum, DE)
Title: Folding box for cigarettes
Patent Number: 8,608,051

Inventors: Fonseka; W. Sanjaya A. (Dublin, OH), Tarr; Shawn Lee (Dublin, OH), Thuringer; Jason (Watertown, SD)
Title: Side impact crash event body structure improvement
Patent Number: 7,631,926

Inventors: Forbes; Alden O. (Branson, MO)
Title: Watering fountain
Patent Number: 8,607,737

Inventors: Forbes; Duncan J (Bishop's Stortford, GB), Dyke; Peter (Saffron Walden, GB), Dyer; Michael P (Stansted, GB)
Title: Optical network architecture
Patent Number: 6,978,090

Inventors: Forch; Peter (Neustadt, DE), Mohringer; Markus (Weinheim, DE), Nicola; Paul (Heidelberg, DE)
Title: Sheet processing machine having an apparatus for removing selected sheets
Patent Number: 7,631,863

Inventors: Forkosh; Mordechai (Haifa, IL), Forkosh; Dan (Atlit, IL), Forkosh; Tomy (Haifa, IL)
Title: Dehumidifier/air-conditioning system
Patent Number: 6,976,365

Inventors: Forster; David C. (Menlo Park, CA), Heneveld; Scott (Whitmore, CA), Walsh; Brandon (Syracuse, UT), Ginn; Richard (Gilroy, CA)
Title: Prosthetic heart valves, scaffolding structures, and systems and methods for implantation of same
Patent Number: 8,608,770

Inventors: Fotsch; Christopher H. (Thousand Oaks, CA), Croghan; Michael (Thousand Oaks, CA), Doherty; Elizabeth M. (Newbury Park, CA), Kelly; Michael G. (South San Francisco, CA), Norman; Mark H. (Thousand Oaks, CA), Smith; Duncan M. (Thousand Oaks, CA), Tamayo; Nuria (Newbury Park, CA), Xi; Ning (Thousand Oaks, CA), Xu; Shimin (Ventura, CA)
Title: Substituted piperidines and methods of use
Patent Number: 6,977,264

Inventors: Fouillet; Yves (Voreppe, FR), Vauchier; Claude (Saint-Egreve, FR), Clerc; Jean-Frederic (Le Fontanil, FR), Peponnet; Christine (Tigery, FR), Claustre; Patricia (Moirans, FR), Charles; Raymond (Saint-Jean de Moirans, FR), Sarrut; Nicolas (Seyssinet Pariset, FR)
Title: Method for carrying out a biochemical protocol in continuous flow in a microreactor
Patent Number: 6,977,145

Inventors: Francis; Katharine R. (Dunlap, IL), Mathis; Diane M. (Springfield, IL)
Title: Handheld medication dosage calculator
Patent Number: 6,978,286

Inventors: Francischetti; Evandro Luis (Jardim Sao Roque, BR)
Title: Method for manufacturing a wheel including centering a wheel rim on a wheel disc, and a wheel produced by the method
Patent Number: 7,631,946

Inventors: Frank; Martin M. (Dobbs Ferry, NY), Guo; Dechao (Fishkill, NY), Hen; Shu-Jen (Cortlandt, NY), Shiu; Kuen-Ting (White Plains, NY)
Title: Controlling threshold voltage in carbon based field effect transistors
Patent Number: 8,598,665

Inventors: Frankard; Valerie (Sint-Genesius-Rode, BE), Reuzeau; Christophe (Tocanc, FR)
Title: Plants having improved growth characteristics and a method for making the same
Patent Number: 8,598,411

Inventors: Freeman; Will (Ridgecrest, CA)
Title: Matching feed partially inside a waveguide ridge
Patent Number: 6,977,561

Inventors: Fripp; Michael L. (Carrollton, TX), Kyle; Donald (Plano, TX), Dagenais; Pete (The Colony, TX)
Title: System and method for downhole communication
Patent Number: 8,607,863

Inventors: Fuhrmann; Thomas (Dulmen/Buldern, DE), Wilke; Annett (Bochum, DE), Umbach; Dirk (Hattingen, DE)
Title: Electronic device with housing supplement
Patent Number: 6,978,123

Inventors: Fujiwara; Koichi (Otsu, JP), Fujii; Eiro (Takatsuki, JP)
Title: Data processing apparatus
Patent Number: 6,977,660

Inventors: Fukuda; Nariyuki (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Moriyasu; Noriyuki (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Ooigawa; Isao (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Furusawa; Toshiyuki (Tokyo, JP), Kawakami; Satoko (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Nemoto; Hitoshi (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Fujioka; Hiroyuki (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Sawada; Eiji (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Tanaka; Tokio (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Semiconductor integrated circuit deciding a power-supply voltage based on a delay test
Patent Number: 8,598,944

Inventors: Furusawa; Takayuki (Oita, JP)
Title: Cleaning method of semiconductor manufacturing apparatus and semiconductor manufacturing apparatus
Patent Number: 7,631,651

Inventors: Furuta; Kazutaka (Kanuma, JP), Iwasaki; Norikazu (Kanuma, JP)
Title: Heat-sensitive material and heat-sensitive element
Patent Number: 6,977,343

Inventors: Fuseya; Tomokatsu (Odawara, JP), Takei; Yuji (Odawara, JP)
Title: Disk array system
Patent Number: 6,977,813

Inventors: Gadkaree; Kishor Purushottam (Big Flats, NY), Husted; Andrew Fleitz (Wellsburg, NY), Lim; James Robert (Painted Post, NY)
Title: Methods of making and using activated carbon-containing coated substrates and the products made therefrom
Patent Number: 8,598,073

Inventors: Gagner; Mark B. (West Chicago, IL), Loose; Timothy C. (Chicago, IL), Manning; Brian D. (Las Vegas, NV), Massing; Scott A. (Lincolnwood, IL), Smith; Jesse M. (Chicago, IL), Thomas; Alfred (Las Vegas, NV)
Title: Coordinating three dimensional wagering game content presentations
Patent Number: 8,608,550

Inventors: Gallant; Christopher M. (Nottingham, NH), Labrecque; Michel (Manchest, NH), Clarner; Mark A. (Concord, NH), DeMain; John (Olney, GB)
Title: Securing electrical conductors
Patent Number: 6,977,055

Inventors: Gamliel; Avihu Meir (Pardes-Hana, IL), Goldenberg; Shmuel (Ness-Ziona, IL), Tsipis; Felix (Ma'alei Adomim, IL), Kheifetz; Yuri (Tel-Aviv, IL), Freitsis; Ester (Ashdod, IL)
Title: Face recognition system and method
Patent Number: 8,600,121

Inventors: Gandhe; Maithili (Austin, TX), Khan; Moinul H. (San Diego, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for message multicasting
Patent Number: 8,601,069

Inventors: Gao; Wei (Fremont, CA), Li; Guanxiong (Fremont, CA), Mao; Ming (Dublin, CA), Hu; Chih-Ching (Pleasanton, CA), Luo; Guanghong (Fremont, CA), Wang; Miao (San Jose, CA), Zhang; Zhihong (Fremont, CA), Roy; Anup G. (Fremont, CA)
Title: Method for fabricating a read sensor for a read transducer
Patent Number: 8,607,438

Inventors: Garbow; Zachary Adam (Rochester, MN), Pfeifer; Michael Donald (Rochester, MN)
Title: Reducing instability within a heterogeneous stream processing application
Patent Number: 8,601,477

Inventors: Gard; Paul D. (Alb., NM), Davis; Barton Brett (Alb., NM)
Title: Adjustable rotary locking and unlocking device
Patent Number: 7,631,575

Inventors: Gareis; Ronald E. (Charlottesville, VA), Gates; Donald A. (Kents Store, VA), Thurnau; Edwin M. (McGaheysville, VA)
Title: Method and apparatus for regulating current for programmable logic controllers
Patent Number: 6,978,386

Inventors: Garg; Dinesh K. (San Digeo, CA)
Title: Power based content modification, transmission, and caching
Patent Number: 8,599,707

Inventors: Genoud; Dominique (Uster, CH), Koppel; Thomas (Oetwil am See, CH), Emery; Jean-Christophe (Zurich, CH)
Title: Calibration weight arrangement for an electronic balance
Patent Number: 7,631,536

Inventors: George; Paul M. (Boston, MA), Langer; Robert S. (Newton, MA), Lavan; David A. (Hamden, CT)
Title: Three dimensional microfabrication
Patent Number: 6,977,223

Inventors: Georges; Alain (Saint Paul de Vence, FR), Flohr; Frederic (Le Val du Tignet, FR)
Title: Systems and methods for creating, modifying, interacting with and playing musical compositions
Patent Number: 6,977,335

Inventors: Gerlich; Torsten (Bensheim, DE), Daume; Volker (Hirschhorn, DE), Porsch; Markus (Birkenau, DE)
Title: Non-return valve
Patent Number: 8,607,825

Inventors: Geukens; Tom (Boulder, CO)
Title: High speed forward sense sampling in optical drives using placed data patterns
Patent Number: 8,599,663

Inventors: Ghosh; Soumitra S. (San Diego, CA), Alfaro-Lopez; Josue (San Diego, CA), D'Souza; Lawrence J. (San Diego, CA), Levy; Odile Esther (San Diego, CA), Lin; Qing (San Diego, CA), Soares; Christopher J. (San Diego, CA)
Title: Peptide-peptidase-inhibitor conjugates and methods of making and using same
Patent Number: 8,598,314

Inventors: Giancola; Diego (Cambridge, GB)
Title: Receiver comprising selectable signal processing sub-systems
Patent Number: 8,600,433

Inventors: Gideonse; Hendrik David (Medford, MA)
Title: Wedge-shaped acoustic diffuser and method of installation
Patent Number: 8,607,925

Inventors: Gilder; Clark S. (Alpharetta, GA), Lalonde; Michael G. (Alpharetta, GA)
Title: Electronic payment systems and methods utilizing digitally originated checks
Patent Number: 8,600,898

Inventors: Gilfix; Michael (Austin, TX), Malcolm; Jerry Walter (Austin, TX)
Title: Radio frequency identification aiding the visually impaired
Patent Number: 6,977,579

Inventors: Gimby; David R. (Livonia, MI), Bugli; Neville J. (Novi, MI)
Title: System and method for capturing hydrocarbon emissions diffusing from an air induction system
Patent Number: 6,976,477

Inventors: Gingsjo; Anders Lars (Kungsbacka, SE)
Title: Fetal electrode assembly and fetal electrode
Patent Number: 8,600,473

Inventors: Girard; Nicolas (Paris, FR)
Title: Lighting appliance
Patent Number: 8,608,353

Inventors: Go; Hisao (Yokohama, JP), Kihara; Toshiaki (Yokohama, JP), Tsumura; Eiji (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Optical device and optical module
Patent Number: 6,976,795

Inventors: Godinot; Nicolas Marie Pierre (Matawan, NJ), Rankin; Krystyna Malgorzata (Ridgewood, NJ), Christensen; Carol M. (Metuchen, NJ)
Title: Method for the analysis of sensory perception
Patent Number: 6,978,243

Inventors: Goebel; Klaus (Munich, DE), Hockenreiner; Hans-Peter (Germering, DE)
Title: Mobile telephone with camera
Patent Number: 8,600,438

Inventors: Gogotsi; Yury (Warminster, PA), Friedman; Gennady (Richboro, PA), Singhal; Riju (Philadelphia, PA)
Title: Methods of preparing nanoprobes and endoscope-like devices
Patent Number: 8,601,611

Inventors: Goldman; Gary (Los Altos, CA), Hughes; David (Palo Alto, CA), Marathe; Madhav (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Virtual connection service cache for filling available bandwidth
Patent Number: 6,977,946

Inventors: Goldman; Michael I. (Brooklyn, NY), Goldman; David A. (Yorktown Heights, NY)
Title: Solar heat absorbing and distributing system
Patent Number: 7,631,641

Inventors: Gomez Vanegas; Gustavo Alfonso (Bogota, CO), Vargas Rodriguez; Luis Eduardo (Bogota, CO), Salgado Ramirez; Milton Fredy (Bogota, CO)
Title: Electric energy distribution pole with incorporated ground system
Patent Number: 8,598,452

Inventors: Gomi; Takayuki (Tokyo, JP), Ammo; Hiroaki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device including high speed transistors and high voltage transistors disposed on a single substrate
Patent Number: 6,977,426

Inventors: Gonigman; Itzhak (Maalot, IL), Sinai; Moshe (Herzliya, IL)
Title: Method and system for internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 8,607,763

Inventors: Gordon; Graham Paul (Glenwood, Durban 4001, ZA)
Title: Method of performing a system reverse engineering process
Patent Number: 6,978,228

Inventors: Gosslinghoff; Reinhard (Wetzikon, CH)
Title: Method and installation for transforming a stream of flat articles conveyed in a held manner into a imbricated stream in which the arrangement of the articles is selectable
Patent Number: 6,976,675

Inventors: Goto; Teiyu (Saitama, JP), Ogata; Hiroki (Osaka, JP)
Title: Operating device for game machine
Patent Number: 8,608,565

Inventors: Gottemoller; Paul (Palos Park, IL), Goetzke; Michael B. (Orland Park, IL), Svihla; Gary R. (Chicago, IL)
Title: Engine with optimized engine charge air-cooling system
Patent Number: 6,976,479

Inventors: Goudal; Emmanuel (14250 Tilly sur Seulles, FR)
Title: Ergonomic and adjustable veterinary apparatus for movement restriction
Patent Number: 6,976,453

Inventors: Gourves; Frederic (Cergy le Haut, FR)
Title: Method for starting an internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 8,600,649

Inventors: Gradzewicz; Lisa M (Old Saybrook, CT)
Title: Warming container for wipes
Patent Number: 7,631,761

Inventors: Graeve, Jr.; Theodore H. (Naples, FL)
Title: Water supply system
Patent Number: 7,631,658

Inventors: Graham; Karl W (Ballymena, GB), Horkko; Sami V. (Chatham, GB), Butler; Philip J (Sittingbourne, GB), Kolkman; Manfred (Messancy, BE)
Title: Piezoelectric actuator
Patent Number: 8,598,767

Inventors: Green; Tammy (Provo, UT), Isaacson; Scott Alan (Woodland Hills, UT)
Title: Contextual phone number validation
Patent Number: 8,600,028

Inventors: Greentree; Christopher (Redondo Beach, CA)
Title: Bearing health monitor
Patent Number: 7,631,498

Inventors: Grey; Thomas J. (Jacksonville, FL)
Title: Compressible accommodation ladder and related methods
Patent Number: 8,607,931

Inventors: Gribbin; Stanley James (Bethal, Northern Province, ZA)
Title: Rotor for a combine harvester
Patent Number: 6,976,912

Inventors: Gridley; Brian J. (Chardon, OH)
Title: Pressure-differential liquid raising system
Patent Number: 6,976,497

Inventors: Griffin; Jason Tyler (Kitchener, CA), Wood; Todd Andrew (Guelph, CA)
Title: Handheld electronic communication device including touch-sensitive display and method
Patent Number: 8,600,460

Inventors: Gritter; David J. (Wauwatosa, WI)
Title: Power system having a phase locked loop with a notch filter
Patent Number: 6,977,827

Inventors: Gross; Charles M. (Etters, PA)
Title: Cable connector
Patent Number: 8,608,512

Inventors: Guillez; Jean-Marc (Cirieres, FR), Queveau; Gerard (Le Pin, FR)
Title: Motor vehicle retractable roof and in particular pick-up equipped with same
Patent Number: 6,976,725

Inventors: Guo; Xing-Cai (Tracy, CA), Karis; Thomas E. (Aromas, CA), Marchon; Bruno (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Method for lubed tape burnish for producing thin lube media
Patent Number: 8,607,425

Inventors: Guterman; Daniel C. (Fremont, CA), Samachisa; George (San Jose, CA), Murphy; Brian (San Jose, CA), Wang; Chi-Ming (Fremont, CA), Quader; Khandker N. (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Method of reducing disturbs in non-volatile memory
Patent Number: 6,977,844

Inventors: Haberstroh; James A. (Vernon Hills, IL), Pearson; Timothy B. (Antioch, IL), Rometty; John A. (Barrington, IL)
Title: Strapping machine with automatic strap clearing and reloading
Patent Number: 6,976,422

Inventors: Hackel; Lloyd A. (Livermore, CA), Rankin; Jon (Dublin, CA), Truong; Chanh H. (Hayward, CA), Dane; C. Brent (Livermore, CA), Harris, Jr.; Fritz B. (Rocklin, CA)
Title: Engineered residual stress in golf clubs
Patent Number: 8,608,590

Inventors: Hacking; Lance (Portland, OR), Thakkar; Shreekant (Portland, OR), Huff; Thomas (Portland, OR), Pentkovski; Vladimir (Folsom, CA), Hsieh; Hsien-Cheng E. (Gold River, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for performing cache segment flush and cache segment invalidation operations
Patent Number: 6,978,357

Inventors: Haeusler; Felix (Osnabr{hacek over (u)}ck, DE), G{hacek over (a)}rtner; Andreas (Ludwigsburg, DE), Langhorst; Friedhelm (Diepholz, DE), Quaing; Matthias (Emsburen, DE)
Title: Suspension device having active watt linkage
Patent Number: 8,608,234

Inventors: Hafner; James L. (San Jose, CA), Kahler; David R. (Tucson, AZ), Kubo; Robert A. (Escondido, CA), Mannenbach; David F. (Tucson, AZ), Nielsen; Karl A. (Tucson, AZ), O'Connor; James A. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Stelmach; Richard B. (Tucson, AZ), Surugucchi; Krishnakumar R. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Error checking addressable blocks in storage
Patent Number: 8,601,348

Inventors: Hagemeyer; Carl (Olpe, DE), Wurm; Thomas (Wenden/Gerlingen, DE), Clemens; Albert (Wenden, DE)
Title: Drill frame with tool magazine
Patent Number: 7,631,704

Inventors: Haikin; John S. (Fremont, CA), Kohler; Timothy L. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Color management system having interchangeable gamut mapping methods
Patent Number: 6,978,043

Inventors: Hajek, Jr.; Thomas J. (Lockport, IL), Triffaux; Vincent (Strepy-Bracquegnies, BE)
Title: Hydraulic system with an actuator having independent meter-in meter-out control
Patent Number: 6,976,418

Inventors: Hall; Julian (Cambridge, GB)
Title: Video transmission systems
Patent Number: 8,601,522

Inventors: Halliwell; Brian John (Walnut, CA), Vakil; Usman (Walnut, CA)
Title: Mounting system for a light fixture
Patent Number: 7,631,994

Inventors: Hamada; Satomi (Fujisawa, JP)
Title: Substrate cleaning apparatus and method for determining timing of replacement of cleaning member
Patent Number: 8,608,858

Inventors: Hamano; Hidemitsu (Oyama, JP), Kanayama; Takanori (Oyama, JP), Miyazaki; Masahiro (Oyama, JP)
Title: Aluminum pipe production method
Patent Number: 7,631,530

Inventors: Hamblad; Ervin (Huddinge, SE)
Title: Method for adjusting a radial level of an interface in a centrifugal separator
Patent Number: 6,976,948

Inventors: Han; Cherng-Chyi (San Jose, CA), Chen; Mao-Min (San Jose, CA), Lauchlan; Laurie (Saratoga, CA), Zhang; Lei (San Jose, CA)
Title: Process to form an ABS through aggressive stitching
Patent Number: 7,631,418

Inventors: Han; Mun Yong (Anyang-si, KR)
Title: Method and apparatus of cell searching in a wireless communication system
Patent Number: 8,600,434

Inventors: Hanada; Yuji (Saitama, JP), Kakiuchi; Shinichi (Saitama, JP)
Title: Auxiliary power supply unit and portable electronic system
Patent Number: 6,977,688

Inventors: Hanahan; Douglas (San Francisco, CA), Ruoslahti; Erkki (San Francisdo, CA)
Title: Molecules that selectively home to vasculature of pre-malignant dysplastic lesions or malignancies
Patent Number: 8,598,316

Inventors: Hansen; Robert S. (Austin, TX), Flom; James A. (Austin, TX)
Title: Secure operating system/web server systems and methods
Patent Number: 8,601,580

Inventors: Hansen; Torben Strom (Copenhagen, DK)
Title: Impulse chamber for jet delivery device
Patent Number: 8,608,684

Inventors: Hara; Kiyohito (Osaka, JP), Kawano; Koichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Switching regulator and operation control method
Patent Number: 8,599,521

Inventors: Harral; Vance (Erie, CO)
Title: Programmable array-based bus arbiter
Patent Number: 6,978,329

Inventors: Harrell; Samuel J. (Carleton, MI)
Title: Underwater dredging system
Patent Number: 7,631,445

Inventors: Harvey; Barry (Los Altos, CA)
Title: Alternative video sync detector
Patent Number: 6,977,692

Inventors: Hasan; Tayyaba (Arlington, MA), Gross; Jerome (Waban, MA), Nau; Gerard J. (Medford, MA)
Title: Photosensitizer conjugates for targeting intracellular pathogens
Patent Number: 6,977,075

Inventors: Hasegawa; Shinya (Makinohara, JP), Tanaka; Kensaku (Makinohara, JP)
Title: Dialysis apparatus
Patent Number: 8,608,680

Inventors: Hashimoto; Keisuke (Toyokawa, JP), Hirota; Yoshihiko (Toyokawa, JP)
Title: Image-processing apparatus
Patent Number: 6,978,045

Inventors: Hashimoto; Seiji (Yokohama, JP), Hoshi; Junichi (Hadano, JP)
Title: Arrangement of circuits in pixels, each circuit shared by a plurality of pixels, in image sensing apparatus
Patent Number: 6,977,684

Inventors: Hastings; Michal Aaron (Simi Valley, CA), Lewis; Bradley Dean (Moorpark, CA)
Title: Wastegate for a turbocharged internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 6,976,359

Inventors: Hauri; Marius (Westmoreland, NH), Blinkhorn; Frank (Keene, NH), MacLean; David (Swanzey, NH), Hudon; Lawrence P. (Hinsdale, NH), Simas, Jr.; Robert (Keene, NH), Derby; Troy M. (Stoddard, NH)
Title: Safety needle assembly
Patent Number: 8,608,695

Inventors: Hayashi; Kazutaka (Tokyo, JP), Zou; Xuelu (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Optical glass, preform for press molding and optical part
Patent Number: 6,977,232

Inventors: He; Bing-Bing (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Method and device for quick start up by selectively starting up data in a NAND memory identified as start up data
Patent Number: 8,601,249

Inventors: He; Bingfang (Jiangsu, CN), Wu; Xueming (Jiangsu, CN), Chu; Jianlin (Jiangsu, CN), Wu; Bin (Jiangsu, CN), Zhang; Sen (Jiangsu, CN), Ouyang; Pingkai (Jiangsu, CN)
Title: Fructosylated puerarin, and preparation method and use thereof
Patent Number: 8,598,128

Inventors: He; Yu-Wei (Shenzhen, CN), Zhang; Wen-Da (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Power supply apparatus
Patent Number: 8,608,495

Inventors: Heard; Garry J. (Dartmouth, CA), Lucas; Carmen E. (Dartmouth, CA), Pelavas; Nicos (Dartmouth, CA), Clark; Derek A. (Lower Sackville, CA), Ebbeson; Gordon R. (Dartmouth, CA), Fleming; Richard A. G. (Fall River, CA), Schattschneider; George (Dartmouth, CA)
Title: Homing system and method for an autonomous underwater vehicle
Patent Number: 8,600,592

Inventors: Hebert; Stephen (Berkeley, CA), Levine; Marc-Alan (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Manipulatable delivery catheter for occlusive devices (LL)
Patent Number: 6,976,991

Inventors: Hedler; Harry (Germering, DE), Irsigler; Roland (Munich, DE), Meyer; Thorsten (Regensburg, DE)
Title: Semiconductor apparatus having stacked semiconductor components
Patent Number: 8,598,716

Inventors: Heidrich; Richard T. (Ft. Wright, KY)
Title: Contoured artwork
Patent Number: 7,631,451

Inventors: Hellerman; Gilad (Tel-Aviv, IL), Levin; Boris (Rishon-LeZion, IL), Peles; Tsafrir (Tel-Aviv, IL), Scalosub; Daniel Reuven (RaAnana, IL)
Title: Method and system for generation, adjustment and utilization of web pages selection rules
Patent Number: 8,601,093

Inventors: Henke; Gary Edward (Marshall, MO), Whitaker; David Walter (Narvon, PA), Guse; Robert Alan (Evansville, IN)
Title: Maize variety X5H333
Patent Number: 8,598,438

Inventors: Henning; Frauke (Essen, DE), Knott; Wilfried (Essen, DE), Dudzik; Horst (Essen, DE)
Title: Method for producing branched SiH functional polysiloxanes and the use thereof for producing SiC- and SiOC-linked, branched organomodified polysiloxanes
Patent Number: 8,598,295

Inventors: Hermes; Michael J. (Boise, ID), Parekh; Kunal R. (Boise, ID)
Title: Low resistance semiconductor process and structures
Patent Number: 6,977,418

Inventors: Herron; Stephen K. (Orillia, CA)
Title: Methods and systems for rendering printing marks in multiple device printing environments
Patent Number: 6,976,797

Inventors: Hetzel; Wolfgang (Nattheim, DE), Thomas; Jochen (Munich, DE)
Title: Electronic component having stacked semiconductor chips in parallel, and a method for producing the component
Patent Number: 6,977,427

Inventors: Hetzler; Ullrich (Dillenburg-Oberscheld, DE)
Title: Electronic component and corresponding production method
Patent Number: 8,598,976

Inventors: Hicks, III; John Alson (Roswell, GA)
Title: Apparatus and method for measurement-based medium selection in a network
Patent Number: 8,600,382

Inventors: Hicks, III; John Alson (Roswell, GA), Zimler; Randy Scott (Gainesville, GA)
Title: Digital residential entertainment system
Patent Number: 8,601,519

Inventors: Hieda; Hiroyuki (Yokohama, JP), Sakurai; Masatoshi (Tokyo, JP), Asakawa; Koji (Kawasaki, JP), Hiraoka; Toshiro (Fujisawa, JP), Naito; Katsuyuki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Recording medium including patterned tracks and isolation regions
Patent Number: 6,977,108

Inventors: Higginbottom; Paul Raymond (Castle Hill, AU), Majani; Eric (Rennes, FR), Andrew; James Philip (Waverton, AU)
Title: Encoding method and apparatus
Patent Number: 6,978,048

Inventors: Hildebrandt; Guenter (Buxtehude, DE), Groot Hulze; Gerrit Jan (Eindhoven, NL)
Title: Circuit arrangement for gaining a stereo subcarrier and an RDS carrier
Patent Number: 6,978,026

Inventors: Hill; Daryl G. (Yakima, WA)
Title: System for controlling operation of a crop protection wind machine array
Patent Number: 8,608,439

Inventors: Hill; Steven C. (Silver Spring, MD)
Title: Systems and methods for collecting particles from a large volume of gas into a small volume of liquid
Patent Number: 7,631,567

Inventors: Hiramoto; Masayoshi (Ikoma, JP), Matsukawa; Nozomu (Nara, JP), Odagawa; Akihiro (Nara, JP), Iijima; Kenji (Kyoto, JP), Sakakima; Hiroshi (Kyotanabe, JP)
Title: Magnetic head comprising a multilayer magnetoresistive device and a yoke for introducing magnetic flux from a medium to the magnetoresistive device
Patent Number: 6,977,799

Inventors: Hirao; Satoshi (Kanagawa, JP), Kawahata; Susumu (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Vehicle height adjustment device and vehicle height adjustment method
Patent Number: 7,631,882

Inventors: Hisakuni; Hisataka (Toride, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 8,600,282

Inventors: Hishinuma; Osamu (Toyota, JP), Koga; Tatsuro (Kariya, JP)
Title: High pressure pump
Patent Number: 8,608,456

Inventors: Hobbs; Michael (Long Itchington, Southan, GB)
Title: Tilting vehicles
Patent Number: 7,631,721

Inventors: Hodge; Timothy A. (Cordova, TN), O'Malley; Shawn (Milleville, MA)
Title: System and method for transgenic and targeted mutagenesis screening
Patent Number: 6,977,178

Inventors: Hofbauer; Peter (West Bloomfield, MI), Tusinean; Adrian Nicolaie (Windsor, CA), Garrard; Tyler R. (Buellton, MI), McCleer; Patrick James (Jackson, MI)
Title: Electrical generator
Patent Number: 8,598,722

Inventors: Hoffman; Paul (Alvadore, OR)
Title: Method and system for labeling and managing the sale of manufactured concrete blocks
Patent Number: 8,600,820

Inventors: Hoffmann; Markus (Kummersbruck, DE)
Title: Horizontally adjustable motor-vehicle headrest
Patent Number: 7,631,932

Inventors: Hollinrake; Mark S. (Marion, IA), Banyas; Dan (Masonville, IA)
Title: Ball screw hoist system for vehicle
Patent Number: 6,976,740

Inventors: Holmes; Francis J. (Beavercreek, OH), Worrell; Barry C. (Centerville, OH), Johnson; Joseph M. (Huntington Woods, MI), Richards; George Frank (Springfield, OH)
Title: Static driver airbag module using steering wheel mounted gears
Patent Number: 6,976,703

Inventors: Honda; Yusuke (Yokohama, JP), Matsuhashi; Satoshi (Yokohama, JP), Shimizu; Kouichi (Chigasaki, JP)
Title: Reverse charging system, reverse-charging service control apparatus, call agent and reverse charging method
Patent Number: 6,977,999

Inventors: Honma; Hiromi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Viterbi detector and information reproducing apparatus
Patent Number: 8,599,670

Inventors: Hooper; Andrew (Portland, OR), Barsic; David (Portland, OR), Bruland; Kelly J. (Portland, OR), Finn; Daragh S. (Beaverton, OR), Sheehan; Lynn (Vancouver, WA), Peng; Xiaoyuan (Portland, OR), Osako; Yasu (Lake Oswego, OR), Dumestre; Jim (Tigard, OR), Jordens; William J. (Beaverton, OR)
Title: Methods and systems for laser processing a workpiece using a plurality of tailored laser pulse shapes
Patent Number: 8,598,490

Inventors: Hoppe-Seyler; Felix (Hirschberg, DE), Hoppe-Seyler; Karin (Hirschberg, DE), Kintscher; Susanne (Teterew, DE)
Title: Peptides for inhibiting the HPV-E6 oncoprotein
Patent Number: 8,598,126

Inventors: Horii; Daisuke (Shinagawa-ku, JP)
Title: Putter head
Patent Number: 8,608,588

Inventors: Horng; Alex (Kaohsiung, TW)
Title: Insulation bobbin of a stator
Patent Number: 8,598,764

Inventors: Horvitz; H. Robert (Aurburndale, MA), Lu; Xiaowei (Arlington, MA)
Title: Nucleic acids encoding lin-37 and uses thereof
Patent Number: 6,977,175

Inventors: Hosokawa; Hirotaka (Osaka, JP)
Title: Video game that interpolates between animated segments to create new segments
Patent Number: 6,976,918

Inventors: Hosotani; Keiji (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Magnetic memory device having magnetic shield layer, and manufacturing method thereof
Patent Number: 6,977,401

Inventors: Hosseini; Bijan (Newport Beach, CA), Stevenson; Scott Haynes (Aliso Viejo, CA)
Title: Tube tool device
Patent Number: 8,607,458

Inventors: Howard; Steven (Cambridge, GB), Mortenson; Paul Neil (Cambridge, GB), Hiscock; Steven Douglas (Cambridge, GB), Woolford; Alison Jo-Anne (Cambridge, GB), Woodhead; Andrew James (Cambridge, GB), Chessari; Gianni (Cambridge, GB), O'Reilly; Marc (Cambridge, GB), Congreve; Miles Stuart (Royston, GB), Dagostin; Claudio (Cambridge, GB), Cho; Young Shin (Cambridge, MA), Yang; Fan (Roxbury, MA), Chen; Christine Hiu-Tung (Waltham, MA), Brain; Christopher Thomas (North Reading, MA), Lagu; Bharat (Acton, MA), Wang; Yaping (Boxborough, MA), Kim; Sunkyu (Arlington, MA), Giraldes; John (Quincy, MA), Luzzio; Michael Joseph (Groton, CT), Perez; Lawrence Blas (Hopkinton, MA)
Title: Imidazole derivatives and their use as modulators of cyclin dependent kinases
Patent Number: 8,598,217

Inventors: Howcroft; Jerald Robert (Beverly Hills, MI), Markley; John J. (Wildwood, MO), Del Carmine; Rocco A. (Waterbury, CT)
Title: Security scanning system and method
Patent Number: 8,601,582

Inventors: Howe; Varce E. (Zionsville, IN)
Title: Roller spark gap
Patent Number: 8,598,748

Inventors: Hsu; Cheng-Lung (Tamsui, TW)
Title: Power adapter with heat sink device
Patent Number: 6,977,815

Inventors: Hsu; King-Chi (Taoyuan County, TW)
Title: Multifunction electricity generating assembly using solar power
Patent Number: 8,608,336

Inventors: Hsu; Ming-Chun (Taipei, TW), Tsou; Hsien-Pin (Taipei, TW), Luo; Bo-Shiun (Taipei, TW)
Title: Ornamental plate mounting structure
Patent Number: 6,976,868

Inventors: Hsu; Ming-Yuan (Tu-Cheng, TW)
Title: Control apparatus and universal remote control system using the same
Patent Number: 8,601,294

Inventors: Huang; Chin Dixie (Corvallis, OR), Hintzman; Jeffrey A. (Corvallis, OR), Schloeman; Dennis James (Corvallis, OR), Liao; Hang (Corvallis, OR)
Title: Single finger gate transistor
Patent Number: 8,598,659

Inventors: Huang; Chun-hung (Changhwa, TW)
Title: Retractable lens and swingable lens retracting device thereof
Patent Number: 7,632,024

Inventors: Huang; Hai (White Plains, NY), Jennings, III; Raymond B. (Ossining, NY), Ruan; Yaoping (White Plains, NY), Saha; Debanjan (Mohegan Lake, NY), Sahoo; Ramendra K. (Mohegan Lake, NY), Sahu; Sambit (Hopewell Junction, NY), Shaikh; Anees (Yorktown Heights, NY)
Title: Method, apparatus and computer program product for rule-based directed problem resolution for servers with scalable proactive monitoring
Patent Number: 8,601,318

Inventors: Huang; Huang-Chou (Taipei, TW)
Title: SIM card seat assembly
Patent Number: 6,976,864

Inventors: Huang; Shu-Han (Tainan, TW)
Title: Eyeglass nose-pad, eyeglass assembly and fabricating method of the same
Patent Number: 7,631,967

Inventors: Huang; Shun-Fa (Hsinchu, TW), Chen; Chi-Lin (Hsinchu, TW), Lin; Chiung-Wei (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Heating plate crystallization method
Patent Number: 6,977,206

Inventors: Huang; Sunny E. L. (Burbank, CA)
Title: Collapsible auto shade
Patent Number: 6,976,523

Inventors: Huber; Carol Ann (Macungie, PA), Morris; Bernard Lee (Emmaus, PA), Kothandaraman; Makeshwar (Kamaraka, IN), Smooha; Yehuda (Allentown, PA)
Title: High current 5V tolerant buffer using a 2.5 volt power supply
Patent Number: 6,977,524

Inventors: Hucker; Martyn John (Cleeve, GB), Warsop; Clyde (Lydney, GB), Holden; Harriet Ann (Brentry, GB)
Title: Millimetre-scale engine
Patent Number: 8,607,543

Inventors: Huffman; Alan R. (The Woodlands, TX), Onyia; Ernest C. (Katy, TX), Lahann; Richard W. (Houston, TX), Bell; David W. (Ponca City, OK), Lankston; Robert (The Woodlands, TX)
Title: Method and process for prediction of subsurface fluid and rock pressures in the earth
Patent Number: 6,977,866

Inventors: Hung; Kun-Jung (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Rotary table device which can be tuned flexibly to operate individually
Patent Number: 8,607,665

Inventors: Hyde; Roderick A. (Redmond, WA), Jung; Edward K. Y. (Bellevue, WA), Kare; Jordin T. (Seattle, WA), Levien; Royce A. (Lexington, MA), Lord; Robert W. (Seattle, WA), Malamud; Mark A. (Seattle, WA), Rinaldo, Jr.; John D. (Bellevue, WA), Sweeney; Elizabeth A. (Seattle, WA), Wood, Jr.; Lowell L. (Bellevue, WA)
Title: Systematic distillation of status data relating to regimen compliance
Patent Number: 8,599,009

Inventors: Ide; Tsuyoshi (Yamato, JP), Yanagisawa; Hiroki (Yamato, JP)
Title: Cost evaluation and prediction
Patent Number: 8,600,721

Inventors: Iimura; Yoshio (Ibaraki, JP), Ishimaru; Kenro (Ibaraki, JP), Iwata; Kazutaka (Ibaraki, JP), Takano; Nobuhiro (Ibaraki, JP)
Title: Rotary striking tool
Patent Number: 8,607,892

Inventors: Ikeda; Junichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Ejector for use with pneumatic booster
Patent Number: 6,976,645

Inventors: Ikka; Akinari (Tokyo, JP), Mori; Akira (Osaka, JP)
Title: Image-capturing apparatus for putting practice and training putter having image-capturing apparatus
Patent Number: 8,608,595

Inventors: Imai; Kanako (Kawasaki, JP), Ishikawa; Shigeo (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Analyzing model creating apparatus and method, and computer-readable storage medium
Patent Number: 8,600,711

Inventors: Inaida; Yusuke (Tokyo, JP), Kikuma; Tomohiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Radio scheduling apparatus, radio communication system, and radio scheduling method
Patent Number: 8,600,396

Inventors: Intini; Thomas D. (Brossard, Quebec, CA)
Title: Child-resistant dispenser
Patent Number: 6,976,576

Inventors: Irge; Dror (Raanana, IL)
Title: Apparatus for delivering multiple forms of electromagnetic radiation and method for its use
Patent Number: 8,608,786

Inventors: Ishida; Takuma (Takatsuki, JP), Kobayashi; Taku (Suita, JP), Fujii; Keiichi (Kusatsu, JP)
Title: AGC circuit
Patent Number: 6,977,550

Inventors: Ishii; Hikoya (Osaka, JP), Yagi; Hisaharu (Osaka, JP)
Title: Hand dryer
Patent Number: 8,607,472

Inventors: Ishii; Hiroyuki (Yokosuka, JP), Hayashi; Takahiro (Yokosuka, JP), Hanaki; Akihito (Yokohama, JP), Kawamoto; Junichiro (Yokohama, JP), Goto; Yoshikazu (Yokosuka, JP), Furutani; Koji (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Mobile communication system and communication controlling method
Patent Number: 8,600,397

Inventors: Ishii; Kenji (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Yoshikawa; Masaaki (Tokyo, JP), Tokuda; Tetsuo (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Yamaguchi; Yoshiki (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Hasegawa; Kenichi (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Ikebuchi; Yutaka (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Shinshi; Akira (Tokyo, JP), Iwaya; Naoki (Tokyo, JP), Hase; Takamasa (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Imada; Takahiro (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Shimokawa; Toshihiko (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Fujimoto; Ippei (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Yoshinaga; Hiroshi (Chiba-ken, JP), Tamaki; Shuntaroh (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Heat conduction unit, fixing device, and image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 8,600,276

Inventors: Ishikawa; Katsumi (Shizuoka, JP), Goto; Norimasa (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Airbag, airbag folding method, and airbag device
Patent Number: 7,631,892

Inventors: Ito; Akira (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Radio communication method in radio communication system, terminal apparatus, base station apparatus, and radio communication system
Patent Number: 8,600,313

Inventors: Iversen; Frank Holm (Padborg, DK), Bjerre; Preben (S.o slashed.nderborg, DK)
Title: Piston compressor, particularly hermetically enclosed refrigerant compressor
Patent Number: 6,976,559

Inventors: Iwata; Hideki (Shinagawa, JP), Endo; Michiko (Shinagawa, JP), Segawa; Yuriko (Shinagawa, JP)
Title: Input detection circuit, input detection method, input detection apparatus, and computer readable medium
Patent Number: 8,599,175

Inventors: Iwata; Jyun (Naka-gun, JP), Kawaguchi; Masahiro (Odawara, JP)
Title: Nitrogen-containing heterocyclic compound and pest control agent
Patent Number: 8,598,367

Inventors: Iwegbu; Natasha (Washington, DC)
Title: Apparatus and method for hair removal
Patent Number: 8,608,757

Inventors: Iyer; Ravi (Boise, ID), Sharan; Sujit (Boise, ID)
Title: Chemical vapor deposition of titanium from titanium tetrachloride and hydrocarbon reactants
Patent Number: 6,977,225

Inventors: Izumi; Shuichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Sleep evaluation device
Patent Number: 8,608,655

Inventors: Jabado; Rene (Berlin, DE), Jensen; Jens Dahl (Berlin, DE), Kruger; Ursus (Berlin, DE), Kortvelyessy; Daniel (Berlin, DE), Luthen; Volkmar (Berlin, DE), Reiche; Ralph (Berlin, DE), Rindler; Michael (Schoneiche, DE), Ullrich; Raymond (Schonwalde, DE)
Title: Cold spraying installation and cold spraying process with modulated gas stream
Patent Number: 7,631,816

Inventors: Jackson; John I. (Menlo Park, CA)
Title: Automatic velocity anti-aliased ultrasound methods and systems
Patent Number: 6,976,960

Inventors: Jackson; John I. (Menlo Park, CA), Schlesinger; Randall L. (San Mateo, CA), Allison; John W. (Los Altos, CA)
Title: Tissue motion analysis medical diagnostic ultrasound system and method
Patent Number: 6,976,961

Inventors: Jacob; Charles (American Fork, UT)
Title: Road/rail vehicle with load-shifting device
Patent Number: 6,976,432

Inventors: Jager; Barbara K. (Hastings, MI)
Title: Lounge chair with adjustable legs
Patent Number: 7,631,940

Inventors: Jamison; Chris Mark (West Chester, OH), Viviers; Christian (St. Constant, CA), Tillery; Jerry William (Hamilton, OH), Weigand; Richard Phillip (Plainsboro, NJ)
Title: Tissue reel transfer device and method
Patent Number: 6,976,651

Inventors: Jangbarwala; Juzer (Chino Hills, CA)
Title: Fischer-tropsch process using fibrous composite catalytic structures having at least three solid phases
Patent Number: 8,598,240

Inventors: Janis; Leonard R. (Columbus, OH), Comer; Matthew (Marion, OH)
Title: Mobility assistance device
Patent Number: 8,608,184

Inventors: Janneteau; Christophe (Gif-sur-Yvette, FR), Lach; Hong-Yon (Gif-sur-Yvette, FR)
Title: Communication over selected part of a network
Patent Number: 8,599,848

Inventors: Jansson; Mattias (Hennigsdorf, DE), Schaden; Christoph (Jagerberg, AT)
Title: Barbecue
Patent Number: 8,607,776

Inventors: Japenga; Patricia A. (Ward, CO), Spartz; Michael Kevin (San Diego, CA)
Title: Inter-RAT cell reselection in a wireless communication network
Patent Number: 6,978,138

Inventors: Jenkin; Robin B. (Morgan Hill, CA), Zhang; Hongqin (San Jose, CA)
Title: Digital camera testing for dark signal non-uniformity
Patent Number: 8,599,269

Inventors: Jensen; Jens Solvstrom (Randers Sv, DK), Jensen; Kim Hulegaard (Rodkaersbro, DK), Mikkelsen; Steen (Bjerringbro, DK)
Title: Pump assembly
Patent Number: 8,608,458

Inventors: Jilka; Joseph M. (College Station, TX), Hood; Elizabeth E. (College Station, TX), Howard; John A. (College Station, TX)
Title: Plant promoter sequences and methods of use for same
Patent Number: 6,977,325

Inventors: Jimenez; Juan-Miguel (Abingdon, GB), Miller; Andrew (Upton Didcot, GB), Collier; Philip (Cambridge, MA), Green; Jeremy (Waltham, MA), Dros; Albert (Groningen, NL), Gao; Huai (Arlington, MA), Hamon; Sylvain (Groningen, NL)
Title: Process for preparing 5-fluoro-1H-pyrazolo [3,4-B] pyridin-3-amine and derivatives therof
Patent Number: 8,598,361

Inventors: Jin; Xiaodong (Sunnyvale, CA), Tse; Lawrence (Fremont, CA), Tsai; King Chun (San Jose, CA), Chien; George (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for an LNA with high linearity and improved gain control
Patent Number: 6,977,553

Inventors: Jinzenji; Kumi (Yokosuka, JP), Okada; Shigeki (Yokosuka, JP), Watanabe; Hiroshi (Kamakura, JP), Kobayashi; Naoki (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Method for separating background sprite and foreground object and method for extracting segmentation mask and the apparatus
Patent Number: 6,977,664

Inventors: Johl; Manraj Singh (Roseville, CA), Steinmetz; Joseph Harold (Rocklin, CA), Wakeley; Matthew Paul (Roseville, CA)
Title: Method and system increasing performance substituting finite state machine control with hardware-implemented data structure manipulation
Patent Number: 6,978,457

Inventors: Johnston; Gary Lawrence (Cowarts, AL)
Title: Motioning exercise apparatus
Patent Number: 6,976,938

Inventors: Jones; Darnell (Dallas, TX)
Title: Undergarment
Patent Number: 8,607,367

Inventors: Jones; Kendall (Richmond, VA), Friend; Marita (Richmond, VA)
Title: Fold-away wheelbarrow systems
Patent Number: 8,608,189

Inventors: Jones; Mark L. (Boise, ID), Barnett; Gregory A. (Boise, ID)
Title: Methods for non-lot-based manufacturing of articles
Patent Number: 8,600,540

Inventors: Jonli; Odd Magne (Ski, NO)
Title: Method for conductively connecting first and second electrical conductors
Patent Number: 6,976,308

Inventors: Jorgensen; Glenn F. (Ridgewood, NJ), Kelly; Michael W. (Joliet, IL)
Title: Stackable cube power distribution center
Patent Number: 8,599,536

Inventors: Joshkin; Vladimir Andreevich (Dublin, CA), Zografos; Antonios (Oakland, CA)
Title: High voltage RF opto-electric multiplier for charge particle accelerations
Patent Number: 8,598,813

Inventors: Jowett; E. Craig (Rockwood, Ontario, CA)
Title: Wastewater treatment station in shipping-container
Patent Number: 6,977,038

Inventors: Joy; Joseph M. (Redmond, WA), Murching; Arvind (Issaquah, WA), Cleeton; Lawrence R. (Sammamish, WA)
Title: Method and apparatus for emulating ethernet functionality over a serial bus
Patent Number: 6,977,939

Inventors: Judell; Neil (Cambridge, MA)
Title: Methods for securing transactions by applying crytographic methods to assure mutual identity
Patent Number: 8,601,268

Inventors: Jung; Edward K. Y. (Bellevue, WA), Leuthardt; Eric C. (St. Louis, MO), Levien; Royce A. (Lexington, MA), Lord; Robert W. (Seattle, WA), Malamud; Mark A. (Seattle, WA), Rinaldo, Jr.; John D. (Bellevue, WA), Wood, Jr.; Lowell L. (Bellevue, WA)
Title: Systems and methods for projecting in response to conformation
Patent Number: 8,608,321

Inventors: Junker; Martin (Rheinberg, DE), Mozar; Armin (Hamm, DE)
Title: Method for controlling longwall operations using boundary layer recognition
Patent Number: 8,608,248

Inventors: Kagy; Robert A. (Peoria, IL), Bloms; Jason K. (Peoria, IL), Funke; Steven J. (Mapleton, IL)
Title: Control system and method for a valve actuator
Patent Number: 6,976,459

Inventors: Kainec; Keith D. (Sagamore Hills, OH)
Title: Coupling device for tubular members
Patent Number: 8,608,210

Inventors: Kakidaira; Susumu (Shizuoka, JP), Miyazaki; Takaaki (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Bulb insertion structure of vehicular lamp
Patent Number: 6,976,776

Inventors: Kalb; Frank David (Lantana, TX), Aitken; Liam Andrew (Plano, TX), Webber; Andrew John (Coppell, TX)
Title: Load balancing spherical diameter single seat ball system
Patent Number: 8,607,882

Inventors: Kalkunte; Mohan V. (Sunnyvale, CA), Mangin; James L. (San Ramon, CA), Crayford; Ian (San Jose, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for preserving flow order across links of a multi link trunk
Patent Number: 6,977,892

Inventors: Kamiji; Michiyuki (Osaka, JP), Kawatake; Yoshio (Osaka, JP)
Title: Method for manufacturing rocker arm
Patent Number: 7,631,425

Inventors: Kamruddin; Fahad (Seattle, WA)
Title: Determining financial sentiment based on contests
Patent Number: 8,600,858

Inventors: Kanda; Hidehiko (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Ink-jet printing apparatus and ink-jet printing method
Patent Number: 6,976,747

Inventors: Kanda; Torahiko (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Ink-jet recording head and ink-jet recording device
Patent Number: 7,631,958

Inventors: Kandala; Srinivas (Clark County, WA), Somayazulu; V. Srinivasa (Washington County, OR), Park; Chan K. (Washington County, OR)
Title: Method of hybrid soft/hard decision demodulation of signals with multilevel modulation
Patent Number: 6,977,972

Inventors: Kandeth; Ukkru Varunny (Trichur, IN)
Title: Infinitely variable gear transmission with automatic gear coupling
Patent Number: 8,608,607

Inventors: Kaneda; Yutaka (Kanuma, JP), Naito; Keiichi (Kanuma, JP), Shinohara; Toshihiro (Kanuma, JP)
Title: Method for manufacturing wiring circuit boards with bumps and method for forming bumps
Patent Number: 6,977,349

Inventors: Kaneko; Kazuhiro (Ibaraki-Ken, JP), Odani; Niro (Ibaraki-Ken, JP)
Title: Small drill
Patent Number: 6,976,812

Inventors: Kang; Jeong Il (Yongin-si, KR), Cho; Kun Ho (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Liquid crystal display module and liquid crystal display device having the same
Patent Number: 8,599,329

Inventors: Kania; Anthony (Mesa, AZ)
Title: Floor jack
Patent Number: 8,608,131

Inventors: Kanno; Minoru (Tokyo, JP), Nakazawa; Kazuo (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Communication apparatus, connection control method for communication apparatus and method of determining state of communication plug relative to communication connector in communication apparatus
Patent Number: 8,599,030

Inventors: Kanno; Satoru (Kashiwa, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus, method of controlling fixing device, and device and method for detecting abnormality of the fixing device
Patent Number: 8,600,253

Inventors: Kanouda; Akihiko (Hitachinaka, JP), Masuyama; Satoru (Odawara, JP), Isogai; Masato (Mito, JP), Saga; Ryouhei (Takasaki, JP), Onda; Kenichi (Takasaki, JP), Tokunaga; Norikazu (Hitachi, JP)
Title: Backup power supply
Patent Number: 6,977,448

Inventors: Kapfer; Johannes (Kaufbeuren, DE), Wolfle; Gottlieb (Marktoberdorf, DE)
Title: Trailer coupling for tractive vehicles, in particular agricultural tractors
Patent Number: 7,631,886

Inventors: Kaplan; Alan P. (San Diego, CA), Gupta; Varsha (Encinitas, CA), Wasley; Jan W. F. (Guilford, CT)
Title: Therapeutic pyrazoloquinoline derivatives
Patent Number: 8,598,159

Inventors: Kara; Salim G. (Ontario, CA), Pagel; Martin J. (Kirkland, WA)
Title: System and method for remote postage metering
Patent Number: 8,600,910

Inventors: Karino; Tatsuya (Hiki-gun, JP)
Title: Transit time fixation device
Patent Number: 8,599,883

Inventors: Karlson; Bjorn (Nurnberg, DE), Pietschmann; Lutz (Gro.beta.schonau, DE)
Title: Switch having a flat display
Patent Number: 8,599,034

Inventors: Karman; Vernon D. (Poynette, WI), Hahn; Gary Lee (Sun Prairie, WI), Bonneville; Craig R. (Appleton, WI), Vang; Tou T. (Lodi, WI), Feze; Nelly (Madison, WI), Hanson; Robert E. (Middleton, WI)
Title: Surface pasteurization method
Patent Number: 6,976,347

Inventors: Karve; Alexei Arun (Mohegan Lake, NY), Mohindra; Ajay (Yorktown Heights, NY), Rendahl; Randy Allan (Raleigh, NC), Segal; Alla (Mount Kisco, NY)
Title: Dynamic provisioning in data processing environment
Patent Number: 8,601,253

Inventors: Katchen; Michael (Fort Mill, SC), Katchen; Theresa (Fort Mill, SC)
Title: Adjustable accessory for attachment to a mobile device that enhances mobility of an individual and method of assembling same
Patent Number: 8,608,038

Inventors: Kato; Taku (Kanagawa, JP), Sato; Jun (Tokyo, JP), Matsukawa; Shinichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Apparatus, method, and computer program product for processing information
Patent Number: 8,600,064

Inventors: Kato; Tetsuya (Okazaki, JP), Itakura; Hideaki (Nagoya, JP), Kawano; Takanobu (Okazaki, JP), Nishimoto; Takashi (Toyota, JP), Oda; Kouichi (Chita, JP)
Title: Evaporated fuel adsorbing apparatus for an engine intake passage
Patent Number: 6,976,478

Inventors: Katsuda; Shinichi (Fukuoka, JP)
Title: Substrate positioning device
Patent Number: 8,598,556

Inventors: Kawaguchi; Hiroshi (Kobe, JP), Yoshimoto; Masahiko (Kobe, JP), Izumi; Shintaro (Kobe, JP)
Title: Sensor network system for acquiring high quality speech signals and communication method therefor
Patent Number: 8,600,443

Inventors: Kawaguchi; Mitsuhiro (Osaka, JP), Tani; Shigeo (Osaka, JP)
Title: Cross-connect method and cross-connect apparatus
Patent Number: 6,977,889

Inventors: Kawahito; Shoji (Hamamatsu, JP)
Title: Sensor circuit integrated with signal processing circuit and charging circuit
Patent Number: 8,598,507

Inventors: Kawalit; Issa Afif Issa (Amman, JO)
Title: Carbon fiber-reinforced intelligent wheeled backpack and human transportation seat with adjustable foot rest
Patent Number: 8,607,945

Inventors: Kawasaki; Shingo (Tokyo, JP), Ichikawa; Noriyoshi (Tokyo, JP), Kasai; Kiyoto (Tokyo, JP), Takizawa; Ryu (Tokyo, JP), Kawakubo; Yuki (Tokyo, JP), Takahashi; Ayaka (Tokyo, JP), Kuwabara; Hitoshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Stimulating task presentation device and stimulating task presentation method for living body optical measurement apparatus
Patent Number: 8,600,720

Inventors: Kawashima; Yuji (Tokyo, JP), Kikuchi; Yoshihiro (Tokyo, JP), Fujisawa; Tatsuro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Moving image decoding apparatus and moving image decoding method
Patent Number: 8,599,935

Inventors: Kawata; Wataru (Chiba, JP)
Title: Sheet feeding device with plural sheet feeding means feeding in opposite directions to sheet post-processing system
Patent Number: 6,976,672

Inventors: Kayyem; Jon Faiz (Pasadena, CA), O'Connor; Stephen D. (Pasadena, CA), Gozin; Michael (Pasadena, CA), Yu; Changjun (Pasadena, CA), Meade; Thomas J. (Altadena, CA)
Title: Electrodes linked via conductive oligomers to nucleic acids
Patent Number: 6,977,151

Inventors: Ke; Jui-Lin (New Taipei, TW), Wang; Huai-Long (Shenzhen, CN), Zong; Kai (Shenzhen, CN), Liu; Jian (Shenzhen, CN), Yan; Xiao-Lan (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Electronic device capable of adjusting orientation of display content in response to rotation of a support
Patent Number: 8,599,570

Inventors: Keithley; Douglas G (Boise, ID)
Title: Exposure correction for scanners
Patent Number: 8,599,453

Inventors: Kellas; Sotirios (Yorktown, VA)
Title: Deployable rigid system for crash energy management
Patent Number: 6,976,729

Inventors: Kelley; David (Woodinville, WA), Morris; Larry (Kirkland, WA), Mandyam; Sridhar S. (North Bend, WA)
Title: Cross-platform software development with a software development peripheral
Patent Number: 6,978,439

Inventors: Keramidas; Ioannis D. (Attica, GR)
Title: Device for dispensing a liquid active substance
Patent Number: 6,976,277

Inventors: Kerly; Philip J. (Chandler, AZ)
Title: Method and system to reduce thrashing in a multi-threaded programming environment
Patent Number: 6,978,466

Inventors: Khanna; Rajeev (Beaumont Hills, AU)
Title: Adjustable stair and furniture slide
Patent Number: 8,608,580

Inventors: Khaw; Peng Tee (London, GB), Harrington; Peter G. (Seattle, WA), Bell; Daniel M. (Renton, WA)
Title: Gonioscopy lens
Patent Number: 6,976,758

Inventors: Kihara; Nobuhiro (Kanagawa, JP), Shirakura; Akira (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image-reproducing apparatus and image-reproducing method
Patent Number: 6,977,761

Inventors: Kikushima; Masayuki (Ina, JP), Morita; Yoshio (Chino, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing a piezoelectric device
Patent Number: 6,976,295

Inventors: Kim; Andrew Joo (Atlanta, GA), Oh; Seungmok (Atlanta, GA), Kuhn; Matthew (Atlanta, GA), Nayar; Bob (Suwanee, GA), Hur; Youngsik (Atlanta, GA)
Title: Systems, methods, and apparatuses for detecting digital television (DTV) communications signals
Patent Number: 8,599,970

Inventors: Kim; Chan-woo (Hwaseong-si, KR)
Title: Multi-user computer system and remote control method thereof
Patent Number: 8,601,571

Inventors: Kim; Cin (Montvale, NJ)
Title: Secure display necktie holder
Patent Number: 6,976,613

Inventors: Kim; Eun Sun (Anyang-si, KR), Kim; Hak Seong (Anyang-si, KR), Seo; Han Byul (Anyang-si, KR), Kim; Hyung Tae (Anyang-si, KR), Kim; Ki Jun (Anyang-si, KR)
Title: Apparatus and method for transmitting channel state information in a mobile communication system
Patent Number: 8,599,715

Inventors: Kim; Han (Yongin-si, KR), Han; Mi-Ja (Jeonju-si, KR), Jung; Hyo-Jic (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Electromagnetic bandgap structure and printed circuit board
Patent Number: 8,598,468

Inventors: Kim; Heung-Kyu (Cheongju-si, KR)
Title: Method of manufacturing a printed circuit board having micro strip line
Patent Number: 8,607,448

Inventors: Kim; Jong-Yun (Yongin-si, KR), Choi; Byoung-Deog (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Organic light emitting display and fabrication method thereof
Patent Number: 8,598,780

Inventors: Kim; Mihae (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Organic electroluminescent display and a driver thereof
Patent Number: 8,599,110

Inventors: Kim; Myung Soo (Seoul, KR)
Title: Air discharge valve for a vacuum-sealed clothes bag
Patent Number: 8,608,380

Inventors: Kim; Sang-Geun (Yongin, KR), Shim; Jerry (Yongin, KR), Nam; Doo-In (Yongin, KR), Lee; Gee-Hyun (Yongin, KR)
Title: Liquid crystal display apparatus and array substrate thereof
Patent Number: 8,599,324

Inventors: Kim; Sun-pil (Yongin, KR), Choi; Seung-geol (Suwon, KR)
Title: Apparatus for manufacturing deionized water and using method thereof
Patent Number: 6,977,041

Inventors: Kim; Sung Jin (Ann Arbor, MI), Kurabayashi; Katsuo (Ann Arbor, MI), Wise; Kensall D. (Ann Arbor, MI), Zellers; Edward T. (Ann Arbor, MI), Block; Bruce P. (Ann Arbor, MI)
Title: Microfabricated thermal modulator for comprehensive 2D gas chromatography
Patent Number: 8,607,615

Inventors: Kim; Tae Woon (Kyungki-do, KR)
Title: CDMA mobile data communication system and a method of wireless data communication using the system
Patent Number: 6,977,920

Inventors: Kim; Yang-Wan (Yongin, KR), Choi; Woong-Sik (Yongin, KR)
Title: Pixel and organic light emitting display device using the same
Patent Number: 8,599,114

Inventors: Kim; Yong-Woo (Seoul, KR), Jeong; Hye-Jeong (Seoul, KR)
Title: System and method for payment receipt using 2D code
Patent Number: 8,600,884

Inventors: Kim; Young-ki (Gyunggi-do, KR), Cha; Kwang-hwan (Suwon, KR)
Title: Keyboard of a personal digital assistant
Patent Number: 6,976,799

Inventors: Kim; Young-Woo (Chungchungnam-do, KR), Rhee; Byoung-Ho (Daejeon, KR), Yang; Dek-Gin (Chungchungbuk-do, KR), Cho; Young-Sang (Chungju-si, KR), Yim; Kyu-Hyok (Chungchungbuk-do, KR)
Title: Multi-layer PCB and method for coupling block type multichannel optical signals
Patent Number: 6,978,058

Inventors: Kimura; Takemi (Inagi, JP), Sue; Satoshi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Interface control device and computer system for controlling data transfer
Patent Number: 6,978,323

Inventors: Kinoshita; Izumi (Hyogo, JP), Miyadera; Tatsuya (Osaka, JP), Kawanabe; Motohiro (Hyogo, JP), Shikama; Takeshi (Osaka, JP), Miyazaki; Susumu (Osaka, JP), Yokoyama; Takuhei (Osaka, JP)
Title: Method of compensating for errors caused by a print head using skew correction
Patent Number: 8,600,283

Inventors: Kirschke; Frank (Stadthagen, DE), Bergmann; Helge (Braunschweig, DE)
Title: Method for detecting a leakage in the intake port of a combustion engine, and a combustion engine equipped for implementing the method
Patent Number: 6,976,475

Inventors: Kish; Tom (Stow, OH), Pietrowski; Peter (D-45770 Marl, NO)
Title: Apparatus for use in applying granular material to a rail
Patent Number: 6,976,713

Inventors: Kishiyama; Yoshihisa (Yokosuka, JP), Higuchi; Kenichi (Yokohama, JP), Sawahashi; Mamoru (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Transmission device, reception device and random access control method
Patent Number: 8,599,766

Inventors: Klaiber; Uwe (Heidenhein, DE), Volk; Jurgen (Langenau, DE), Glockler; Oliver (Nersingen, DE), Einsiedel; Heinrich (Ulm, DE)
Title: Passenger safety device for a vehicle
Patent Number: 6,976,705

Inventors: Kley; Victor B. (Berkeley, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for micromachines, microstructures, nanomachines and nanostructures
Patent Number: 7,631,549

Inventors: Kleyman; Alexander (Danville, CA), Fried; Ted (Pleasanton, CA)
Title: Scalable architecture for deep-packet processing
Patent Number: 8,599,687

Inventors: Kobayashi; Motonari (Yokohama, JP), Okajima; Ichiro (Yokosuka, JP), Kawakami; Hiroshi (Yokosuka, JP), Jo; Manhee (Yokohama, JP), Suzuki; Toshihiro (Yokohama, JP), Ochi; Daisuke (Yokosuka, JP), Nagata; Tomohiro (Tokyo, JP), Oyabu; Yuki (Zushi, JP)
Title: Mesh data creation method
Patent Number: 8,600,957

Inventors: Kobayashi; Norio (Gunma, JP)
Title: Modulation apparatus, phase setting method and test apparatus
Patent Number: 8,598,959

Inventors: Kobayashi; Toru (Odawara, JP), Nishiyama; Shinichi (Ninomiya, JP), Miyamoto; Kenichi (Odawara, JP), Kasahara; Yoshikatsu (Ninomiya, JP)
Title: Controller
Patent Number: 8,599,558

Inventors: Kocher; Paul C. (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Method and system for copy-prevention of digital copyright works
Patent Number: 6,978,370

Inventors: Kodama; Mitsuo (Fujieda, JP), Nonaka; Taketo (Fujieda, JP)
Title: Rotating device
Patent Number: 8,608,384

Inventors: Kodama; Mitsuo (Shizuoka, JP), Sugiki; Ryusuke (Shizuoka, JP), Aoi; Akira (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Rotating apparatus capable of improving the shock resistance
Patent Number: 8,607,442

Inventors: Kodas; Toivo T. (Albuquerque, NM), Hampden-Smith; Mark J. (Albuquerque, NM), Caruso; James (Albuquerque, NM), Powell; Quint H. (Albuquerque, NM), Ludviksson; Audunn (Albuquerque, NM)
Title: Glass powders, methods for producing glass powders and devices fabricated from same
Patent Number: 7,631,518

Inventors: Koga; Akihiko (Nagoya, JP), Hamaguchi; Satoshi (Niigata, JP)
Title: Tol1 factor transposase and DNA introduction system using the same
Patent Number: 8,598,328

Inventors: Kohli; Sanjai (Manhattan Beach, CA), Enge; Per Kristian (Mountain View, CA), Brodie; Keith J (Irvine, CA)
Title: Systems and methods for mobile terminal location verification
Patent Number: 8,599,068

Inventors: Kohmoto; Kenichiro (Yokohama, JP), Sekiguchi; Takeshi (Yokohama, JP), Tanaka; Motoyoshi (Yokohama, JP), Ito; Makoto (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Light-receiving assembly
Patent Number: 6,977,423

Inventors: Kohn; Chi-Shen Jane (Cupertino, CA), Pei; Shiau-Shiau (Saratoga, CA), Warfield; Jay William (San Jose, CA), Hsiung; Lawrence S. (Los Altos, CA), Schoudt; Jerald Thomas (Pepperell, MA), Menon; Jai Prakash (Croton-on-Hudson, NY)
Title: Method and system for subsetting rich media in a peer-to-peer model
Patent Number: 6,978,417

Inventors: Kohyama; Yusuke (Yokosuka, JP), Hayasaka; Nobuo (Yokosuka, JP), Okumura; Katsuya (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device using damascene technique and manufacturing method therefor
Patent Number: 6,977,228

Inventors: Koike; Teruo (Tokyo, JP), Omori; Shinya (Tokyo, JP), Yamada; Mitsuo (Tokyo, JP), Umeyama; Tatsuya (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Vehicle light
Patent Number: 7,631,998

Inventors: Kojima; Shinichi (Hitachi, JP), Umegaki; Kikuo (Hitachinaka, JP), Okazaki; Takashi (Hitachinaka, JP), Amemiya; Kensuke (Hitachinaka, JP), Kitaguchi; Hiroshi (Naka, JP), Ueno; Yuuichirou (Hitachi, JP)
Title: Radiological imaging apparatus and radiological imaging method
Patent Number: 6,976,784

Inventors: Kokubun; Masatoshi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Correlated double sampling circuit and CMOS image sensor including the same
Patent Number: 6,977,363

Inventors: Kolle; Jack J. (Seattle, WA), Theimer; Kenneth (Auburn, WA)
Title: Center discharge gas turbodrill
Patent Number: 8,607,897

Inventors: Kolze; Thomas J. (Phoenix, AZ)
Title: Modified error distance decoding of a plurality of signals
Patent Number: 8,601,338

Inventors: Kondo; Takayoshi (Anjo, JP)
Title: Electrical power tool
Patent Number: 8,607,891

Inventors: Konik; Rafal P. (Oronoco, MN), Mittelstadt; Roger A. (Byron, MN), Muras; Brian R. (Rochester, MN), Theuer; Mark W. (Rochester, MN)
Title: Resuming execution of an execution plan in a virtual machine
Patent Number: 8,601,474

Inventors: Konstantino; Eitan (Orinda, CA), Feld; Tanhum (Moshav Merhavya, IL)
Title: Delivery system for bifurcation stents
Patent Number: 8,608,789

Inventors: Koreska; Peter (Vienna, AT)
Title: Tool for transferring a film
Patent Number: 6,976,652

Inventors: Kory; Pierre D. (Chappaqua, NY)
Title: Hospital isolation gown dispenser
Patent Number: 8,608,022

Inventors: Kosaku; Hideki (Nasushiobara, JP)
Title: Ultrasound diagnosis apparatus
Patent Number: 8,608,662

Inventors: Koseki; Hideyuki (Machida, JP)
Title: Flash memory device and storage control method
Patent Number: 8,601,347

Inventors: Koshizaka; Atsushi (Hitachinaka, JP), Sekine; Atsushi (Hitachinaka, JP), Kawahara; Keiji (Hitachinaka, JP), Yokoyama; Mizuho (Hitachinaka, JP)
Title: Fuel injector, nozzle body, and manufacturing method of cylindrical part equipped with fluid passage
Patent Number: 6,976,381

Inventors: Kossmann; Gerhad (Weisweil, DE)
Title: Position measuring system for a hydraulic cylinder
Patent Number: 7,631,592

Inventors: Kramer; Andreas (Zurich, CH), Frick; Karsten (Remetschwil, CH)
Title: Heat-curing epoxy resin composition comprising an accelerator having heteroatoms
Patent Number: 8,608,899

Inventors: Krupa; Jerome L. (Arlington Heights, IL)
Title: System and method for ensuring the proper dispensation of pharmaceuticals
Patent Number: 6,976,628

Inventors: Kruy; Steven J. (Carnation, WA), Kaler; Christopher G. (Redmond, WA), Hardy; Kenneth D. (Redmond, WA), Lovell; Martyn S. (Seattle, WA)
Title: Versioned project data
Patent Number: 6,978,281

Inventors: Kubo; Hiroshi (Kanagawa, JP), Fujii; Takashi (Kanagawa, JP), Kosuga; Yasuo (Kanagawa, JP), Nagano; Tatsuaki (Kanagawa, JP), Morita; Kenichiro (Kanagawa, JP), Akai; Takeshi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image read device and copier
Patent Number: 8,599,450

Inventors: Kubo; Masahiko (Toyota, JP)
Title: Cooling device for electric apparatus mounted on vehicle
Patent Number: 7,631,711

Inventors: Kudo; Toshio (Amagasaki, JP), Nasu; Shoji (Amagasaki, JP), Kashihara; Kazuyuki (Amagasaki, JP), Baba; Toshiyuki (Amagasaki, JP)
Title: Wideband antenna
Patent Number: 8,599,079

Inventors: Kunde; Michael F. (Oconomowoc, WI)
Title: Bed frame attachable transfer bar
Patent Number: 8,607,389

Inventors: Kundig; Thomas M. (Zurich, CH), Simard; John J. L. (Northridge, CA)
Title: Method of inducing a CTL response
Patent Number: 6,977,074

Inventors: Kuppuswamy; Raja (Munich, DE), Pilz; Christian (Munchen, DE)
Title: Digital method and arrangement for authenticating a person
Patent Number: 8,600,751

Inventors: Kurokawa; Fujio (Nagasaki, JP)
Title: Predictive control system
Patent Number: 8,598,858

Inventors: Kurokawa; Ryosuke (Ichihara, JP), Natsuyama; Nobuhiro (Ichihara, JP)
Title: Thermoplastic elastomer composition
Patent Number: 8,598,265

Inventors: Kurosawa; Tetsuya (Yokohama, JP), Takyu; Shinya (Kitakatsushika-gun, JP)
Title: Method of and mechanism for peeling adhesive tape bonded to segmented semiconductor wafer
Patent Number: 7,631,680

Inventors: Kurronen; Panu (Lappeenranta, FI)
Title: Permanent magnet module for an electrical machine
Patent Number: 8,598,760

Inventors: Kurup; Dhanesh G. (Uppsala, SE)
Title: Data carrier device
Patent Number: 8,608,088

Inventors: Kusakawa; Masafumi (Tokyo, JP), Asano; Tomoyuki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Key generation device, encryption device, reception device, key generation method, key processing method, and program
Patent Number: 8,600,052

Inventors: Kwak; Sang-Ki (Suwon, KR), Choi; Kwon-Young (Seoul, KR), Tak; Young-Jae (Suwon, KR), Park; Myung-Jae (Kwangju, KR), Park; Woon-Yong (Suwon, KR)
Title: Liquid crystal display
Patent Number: 6,977,711

Inventors: Kwon; Yeong Hyeon (Anyang-si, KR), Koo; Ja Ho (Anyang-si, KR), Chung; Jae Hoon (Anyang-si, KR), Han; Seung Hee (Anyang-si, KR)
Title: Method for receiving a signal at a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system
Patent Number: 8,599,762

Inventors: Labowski; Howard R. (Sugar Grove, PA)
Title: Sighting device
Patent Number: 7,631,433

Inventors: Lahann; Jorg (Arlington, MA), Langer; Robert (Newton, MA), Jensen; Klavs F. (Lexington, MA)
Title: Reactive polymer coatings
Patent Number: 6,977,138

Inventors: Lahiri; Joydeep (Painted Post, NY), Fang; Ye (Painted Post, NY), Jonas; Steven J. (Bloomfield Hills, MI), Kalal; Peter J. (Corning, NY), Wang; Wei (Pittsford, NY)
Title: Arrays of biological membranes and methods and use thereof
Patent Number: 6,977,155

Inventors: Lai; Chien-Hua (Taipei, TW)
Title: Electronic apparatus
Patent Number: 8,599,541

Inventors: Lakhzouri; Abdelmonaem (Tampere, FI), Curticapean; Florean (Tampere, FI)
Title: Encoded wireless data delivery in a WLAN positioning system
Patent Number: 8,599,812

Inventors: Lalovic; Ivan (Mountain View, CA), LaFontaine; Bruno M. (Pleasanton, CA), Kye; Jongwook (Pleasanton, CA)
Title: Method and device for determining projection lens pupil transmission distribution and illumination intensity distribution in photolithographic imaging system
Patent Number: 6,977,717

Inventors: Lam; Hieu (Milpitas, CA), Webb; Patrick Rush (San Jose, CA), Zheng; Yi (San Ramon, CA)
Title: Use of anti-reflective seed layers for the fabrication of perpendicular thin film heads
Patent Number: 7,631,417

Inventors: Lamstaes; Andre (Bromley, GB), Lamstaes; Guy (Bromley, GB), Banham; Harry (Bromley, GB)
Title: Method and apparatus for controlling refrigeration
Patent Number: 6,976,368

Inventors: Lan; Wen-Ji (New Taipei, TW)
Title: LED lighting structure
Patent Number: 8,608,344

Inventors: Lang; Heinrich (Ergersheim, DE), Popp; Albrecht (Weihenzell, DE), Pfanz; Jurgen (Schillingsfurst, DE)
Title: Lockable rearview mirror assembly
Patent Number: 7,631,977

Inventors: Langhammer; Martin (Dorset, GB)
Title: DSP processor architecture with write datapath word conditioning and analysis
Patent Number: 6,978,287

Inventors: Lanham; Gerry (Cincinnati, OH), Lanham; Kenneth E. (Fort Wayne, IN)
Title: Method and apparatus for filtering airborne contaminants
Patent Number: 6,976,911

Inventors: Larason; John Todd (Aloha, OR), Packer; Alan J. (Portland, OR)
Title: Determining a rating for a collection of documents
Patent Number: 6,978,266

Inventors: Laroia; Rajiv (Far Hills, NJ), Li; Junyi (Bedminster, NJ), Jovicic; Aleksandar (Urbana, IL), Richardson; Thomas (South Orange, NJ), Wu; Xinzhou (Monmouth Junction, NJ)
Title: Methods and apparatus related to peer discovery and/or paging in peer to peer wireless communications
Patent Number: 8,601,156

Inventors: Larson; Donald O. (Audubon, MN)
Title: Wheeled attachment system
Patent Number: 7,631,380

Inventors: Lash; James R. (Artesia, NM)
Title: Restraint device
Patent Number: 8,607,742

Inventors: Laurich; Lawrence A. (Sunnyvale, CA), Sample; Stephen Paul (Saratoga, CA), Wang; Michael H. (Hillsborough, CA), Kandimalla; Babu Rao (San Jose, CA), Orsini; Rick L. (Flower Mound, TX), O'Hare; Mark S. (Coto De Caza, CA), Martin; Don (Atlantic Beach, FL), Casselman; Steven Mark (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Accelerator system for use with secure data storage
Patent Number: 8,601,498

Inventors: Lauwers; Jozef Paul C. (Mountain View, CA), Vohra; Sumeet (San Mateo, CA), Vysotsky; Vladimir (Fremont, CA), Viswanathan; Vijayalakshmi (Sunnyvale, CA), Richter; Alexander (Redwood City, CA), Ludwig; Lester (Redwood Shores, CA), Zabluda; Oleg (Redwood City, CA)
Title: Scalable high-performance interactive real-time media architectures for virtual desktop environments
Patent Number: 8,601,056

Inventors: Lebas; Guillaume (Toulouse, FR)
Title: Jet engine nacelle for a supersonic aircraft
Patent Number: 7,631,836

Inventors: Lee; Chang-Hee (Taejon, TW), Chu; Kwang Uk (Taejon, TW)
Title: Method and apparatus for enhancing the resolving power of a tunable optical filter
Patent Number: 6,977,731

Inventors: Lee; Chun-Yi (New Taipei, TW), Liu; Hsien-Tang (New Taipei, TW), Ku; Kang (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Heat radiating structure in all-in-one computers
Patent Number: 8,599,552

Inventors: Lee; Eun Kyung (Rocky Hill, CT)
Title: Seamless knit belt
Patent Number: 8,607,593

Inventors: Lee; Heok-Jae (Suwon-si, KR), Kim; Sang-Ho (Hwaseong-si, KR), Park; Hyu-Rim (Suwon-si, KR), Bae; Do-In (Suwon-si, KR), Seo; Kee-Weone (Yongin-si, KR), Woo; Chang-Woo (Hwaseong-si, KR)
Title: Wafer aligning apparatus and related method
Patent Number: 8,600,150

Inventors: Lee; Ik-Soo (Suwon-si, KR), Lee; Keun-Woo (Suwon-si, KR), Kwak; Meen-Woo (Yongin-si, KR), Lee; Jeong-Hwan (Suwon-si, KR), Youn; Sang-Hyuck (Seoul, KR)
Title: Light source device for flat panel device
Patent Number: 6,976,780

Inventors: Lee; Jong-jin (Seoul, KR)
Title: Method and apparatus for determining unbalanced disc and optical information storage medium system using the same
Patent Number: 8,599,664

Inventors: Lee; Jung Min (Youngdungpo-gu, Seoul 150-010, KR)
Title: Pressure dispensing cap for liquid container
Patent Number: 6,976,611

Inventors: Lee; Kyung-Ha (Seoul, KR), Kim; Young-Jin (Songnam-shi, KR), Kim; Sung-Joo (Suwon-shi, KR)
Title: Digital FM receiver for recovering FM digital data frame in mobile communication system
Patent Number: 6,977,969

Inventors: Lee; Patrick S. (Milpitas, CA)
Title: Smart card virtual hub
Patent Number: 6,978,335

Inventors: Lee; Sang Soo (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Semiconductor device including metal lines
Patent Number: 8,598,677

Inventors: Lee; Shih Hung (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Lamp and assembly structure thereof
Patent Number: 8,608,513

Inventors: Lee; Wei-Long (Taipei, TW)
Title: Circuit board assembly structure thereof
Patent Number: 8,599,569

Inventors: Lee; Yi-Chung (Hsinchu, TW), Hsu; Chen-Jung (Taipei, TW)
Title: Method of adjusting rotation speed of optical disc drive
Patent Number: 6,977,878

Inventors: Legrain; Pierre (Paris, FR), Whiteside; Simon (Cambridge, GB), Wojcik; Jerome (Paris, FR)
Title: Sid nucleic acids and polypeptides selected from a pathogenic strain of hepatitis C virus and applications thereof
Patent Number: 6,977,144

Inventors: Lenk; Andreas (Wardenburg, DE)
Title: Device for continuously mixing fed-out natural gas with oxygen to produce a burnable gas for heating the pressurized natural gas before or after the relaxation thereof
Patent Number: 8,607,820

Inventors: Lenk; Ronald J. (Woodstock, GA)
Title: White AC LED
Patent Number: 8,598,794

Inventors: Leskela; Markku (Muijala, FI), Meuronen; Jari (Palokka, FI), Silenius; Petri (Lohja, FI), Haapala; Sami (Simpele, FI)
Title: Method for producing fiber product
Patent Number: 8,608,905

Inventors: Letz; Stefan (Boeblingen, DE), Weber; Kai (Holzgerlingen, DE), Vielfort; Juergen (Althengstett, DE)
Title: Verifying a processor design using a processor simulation model
Patent Number: 8,600,724

Inventors: Leung; Ka Y. (Austin, TX), Swanson; Eric (Austin, TX)
Title: SAR with partial capacitor sampling to reduce parasitic capacitance
Patent Number: 6,977,607

Inventors: Levin; Piotr Anatolij (Vilnius, LT), Stepanov; Aleksandr (Vilnius, LT), Gorchakov; Vadam (Moscow, RU)
Title: Handheld interferometer based wavelength meter
Patent Number: 8,599,384

Inventors: Li; Cheng-He (Shenzhen, CN), Tsai; Lung-Sheng (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Mounting apparatus for PCI cards
Patent Number: 8,599,561

Inventors: Li; Hung-Sung (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Fully differential input buffer with wide signal swing range
Patent Number: 6,977,526

Inventors: Li; Kasey Kai-Chi (Palo Alto, CA), Hegde; Anant V. (Hayward, CA)
Title: Airflow restriction system
Patent Number: 8,607,797

Inventors: Li; Wenjun (San Diego, CA), Yu; Yingqun (San Diego, CA), Abrishamkar; Farrokh (San Diego, CA), Sikri; Divaydeep (Woking, GB), Kang; Insung (San Diego, CA)
Title: Method and system for multi-user detection using two-stage processing
Patent Number: 8,599,677

Inventors: Li; Xiaofeng (Beijing, CN)
Title: Methods and apparatus for concurrent enumeration of an object reference root set
Patent Number: 6,978,285

Inventors: Li; Zhan-Yang (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Cable management apparatus
Patent Number: 8,598,462

Inventors: Liao; Yun-Chang (Kaohsiung, TW)
Title: Vehicular LED lamp
Patent Number: 8,598,791

Inventors: Lieberman; David J. (Fairport, NY)
Title: Halftone dot encoding
Patent Number: 6,977,758

Inventors: Lim; Hyoungsoo (Daejeon, KR), Park; So-Ra (Daejeon, KR), Kim; Heung-Mook (Daejeon, KR), Lee; Soo-In (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Apparatus and method for controlling traffic light
Patent Number: 8,599,041

Inventors: Lim; Jae-Won (Anyang, KR), Lee; Jang-Won (Seoul, KR), Kwong; Jeong-Ahn (Seoul, KR), Kim; Byung-Gook (Seoul, KR)
Title: Femto base station and method for allocating radio resource thereof
Patent Number: 8,599,784

Inventors: Lim; Su Hwan (Anyang-si, KR), Lee; Sang Wook (Anyang-si, KR), Jung; In Jae (Anyang-si, KR), Seo; In Kwon (Anyang-si, KR), Kim; Bong Hoe (Anyang-si, KR)
Title: Method of configuring radio connection in multiple cell system
Patent Number: 8,600,395

Inventors: Lin; Frank (Torrance, CA)
Title: Generator with integrated blower
Patent Number: 8,598,751

Inventors: Lin; Hong-Chou (Taipei, TW)
Title: Server architecture
Patent Number: 8,599,564

Inventors: Lin; Szu-Min (Laguna Hills, CA), Jacobs; Paul Taylor (Bicknell, UT)
Title: Method and apparatus for sterilizing a lumen device
Patent Number: 6,977,061

Inventors: Lin; Tung Hsiung (Taichung, TW)
Title: Illumination device having enhanced illuminating effect
Patent Number: 6,976,767

Inventors: Lin; Yo-Nien (Tainan, TW), Cheng; Kuan-Luan (Tainan, TW), Cheng; Kun-Pi (Tainan, TW), Chen; Hsin-Yuan (Tainan, TW)
Title: Overlay registration control system and method employing multiple pilot lot in-line overlay registration measurement
Patent Number: 6,978,191

Inventors: Lin; Zuoqian (Zhejiang, CN)
Title: Self-locking self-destroying safety syringe
Patent Number: 8,608,694

Inventors: Lipinski; Jeffrey Matthew (Waunakee, WI)
Title: Wraparound packaging sleeve with stand-up feature
Patent Number: 8,607,986

Inventors: Litvak; Leonid Michael (Los Angeles, CA)
Title: Encoding fine time structure in presence of substantial interaction across an electrode array
Patent Number: 8,600,515

Inventors: Litwiller; Debora Margaret Hejza (Rochester, NY), Blair; Philip E. (Fairport, NY)
Title: Multi-device inter-connection securing apparatus
Patent Number: 6,977,595

Inventors: Liu; Ke (East Longmeadow, MA)
Title: Reducing oxides of nitrogen using reformate generated from engine fuel, water and/or air
Patent Number: 6,976,354

Inventors: Liu; Kou-Chang (Appleton, WI), Heiden; Daniel Vander (Menasha, WI), Chuang; Strong C. (Appleton, WI)
Title: Method for applying softening compositions to a tissue product
Patent Number: 6,977,026

Inventors: Liu; Nai Wen (Taichung City (406), TW)
Title: Wrench for an engine clutch of a radio control model
Patent Number: 6,976,297

Inventors: Lo; Tak Sau Anthony (Kowloon, HK)
Title: Focusing mount
Patent Number: 8,608,325

Inventors: Lockledge; Scott P. (West Chester, PA), Brownawell; Darrell W. (Black Butte Ranch, OR)
Title: Materials and processes for reducing combustion by-products in a lubrication system for an internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 8,607,991

Inventors: Loiseleur; Olivier (Stein, CH), Hall; Roger Graham (Stein, CH), Stoller; Andre Denis (Stein, CH), Craig; Gerald Wayne (Basel, CH), Jeanguenat; Andre (Stein, CH), Edmunds; Andrew (Stein, CH)
Title: Condensed anthran I lami de derivatives as insecticides
Patent Number: 8,598,078

Inventors: Lombardi; Tammy (Carlsbad, CA), Bona; Samuel R. (La Mesa, CA), Whiteside; Steve (San Diego, CA)
Title: Underwater cable cutter apparatus
Patent Number: 7,631,608

Inventors: Longley; B. Jack (Hamden, CT)
Title: Methods for inhibiting cutaneous inflammation and hyperpigmentation
Patent Number: 6,977,159

Inventors: Longo; Donald R. (Pittsgrove, PA), Dalessandro; Donald D. (Williamstown, NJ), Dong; Qing (Birdsboro, PA), Ferrese; Frank T. (Haddon Heights, PA), Roach; John M. (Herriman, UT), Zink; Michael G. (Marlton, NJ)
Title: Thermal management smart valve with rupture detection and isolation
Patent Number: 8,600,566

Inventors: Lovett; Eric G. (Mendota Heights, MN), Sweeney; Robert J. (Woodbury, MN), KenKnight; Bruce H. (Maple Grove, MN)
Title: Sleep state classification
Patent Number: 8,600,502

Inventors: Lu; Chi-Chang (New Taipei, TW), Hung; Ming-Chien (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Electronic device system utilizing a character input method
Patent Number: 8,599,139

Inventors: Lubomirsky; Vadim (Rochester, NY)
Title: Three phase rectifier circuit with virtual neutral
Patent Number: 6,977,445

Inventors: Luca; Valentin (Fairfield, CT)
Title: Door closer with door arresting mechanism
Patent Number: 6,976,289

Inventors: Lund; Arnold M. (Sleepy Hollow, IL)
Title: Method and system for providing to a second party, computer-network related information about a first party
Patent Number: 8,600,024

Inventors: Lund; Sven O. (Holte, DK)
Title: Method for establishing communication on an integrated services digital network
Patent Number: 6,977,893

Inventors: Lung; Chien-Lih (Taipei, TW)
Title: Lens module and assembling method thereof
Patent Number: 6,977,783

Inventors: Luo; Qi-Yan (Shenzhen, CN), Tong; Song-Lin (Shenzhen, CN), Chen; Peng (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Buck converter
Patent Number: 8,599,580

Inventors: Luster; Jarvis L. (Aurora, IL)
Title: Electronic clipboard module with remote unit
Patent Number: 8,608,478

Inventors: Lyon; Donald J. (Macedon, NY)
Title: Magnetic latch and release apparatus
Patent Number: 6,976,715

Inventors: Ma; Byung-in (Suwon-si, KR), Park; In-sik (Suwon-si, KR), Chung; Chong-sam (Suwon-si, KR), Jeon; Jin-hoon (Suwon-si, KR), Doh; Tae-yong (Suwon-si, KR), Choi; Byoung-ho (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Apparatus for and method of detecting defocus error signal for optical pickup and apparatus for and method of detecting seek direction
Patent Number: 6,977,876

Inventors: MacKay; Robin (Rancho Palos Verdes, CA)
Title: Multiple inverter power system with regard to generator failure
Patent Number: 6,977,446

Inventors: MacPherson; Terrence B. (Marysville, MI), Slobodecki; Jeffrey A. (Wales, MI)
Title: Resilient clip fastener
Patent Number: 6,976,292

Inventors: Madai; Gyula (Budapest, HU), Caro; Christian (Triel/Siene, FR), Fischer; Thomas (Burgdorf, CH), Scheidl; Franz (Deutsch/Wagram, AT)
Title: Microwavable bag with valve and method for the fabrication thereof
Patent Number: 8,608,379

Inventors: Maeda; Masamine (Chiba, JP), Takahashi; Kazuhiro (Tokorozawa, JP), Arai; Hideyuki (Kawasaki, JP), Takei; Hirofumi (Yokohama, JP), Tariki; Motoi (Machida, JP)
Title: Image pickup system with separable/attachable image pickup device and display device
Patent Number: 6,978,085

Inventors: Maeda; Naoaki (Kobe, JP), Hama; Hisakatsu (Ichihara, JP)
Title: Method for producing modified conjugated diene-based polymer, and method for producing vulcanized polymer
Patent Number: 8,598,274

Inventors: Maeda; Tomio (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Work inverting system
Patent Number: 6,976,823

Inventors: Magadi Rangaiah; Raghavendra (West Bromwich, GB), Farnsworth; Andrew John (Bromsgrove, GB), Suzuki; Takashi (Ichikawa, JP)
Title: Method and apparatus for cell reselection for a wireless communication device
Patent Number: 8,600,388

Inventors: Magness; William P. (Port Richey, FL)
Title: Life support algorithm display system
Patent Number: 8,607,487

Inventors: Major; Mark L. (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Dental floss tool device and method
Patent Number: 7,631,650

Inventors: Malone; Michael K. (Tigard, OR), Loucks; Jon David (Tualatin, OR), Terhune, III; Robert K. (Portland, OR), Cotrill; Cameron W. (Beaverton, OR)
Title: Distributed globally accessible information network implemented with a local information network
Patent Number: 8,600,988

Inventors: Mambakkam; Sreenath (San Jose, CA), Venkidu; Arockiyaswamy (Menlo Park, CA), Jones; Larry Lawson (Stockton, CA)
Title: Flash juke box
Patent Number: 6,976,623

Inventors: Mang; Michael N. (Eden Prairie, MN)
Title: Methods of preparing degradable materials and methods of use in subterranean formations
Patent Number: 8,598,092

Inventors: Mangione-Smith; William Henry (Kirkland, WA)
Title: Management of memory refresh power consumption
Patent Number: 8,601,207

Inventors: Mantel; Brian S. (Tigard, OR), Engquist; David T. (Beaverton, OR)
Title: Controlled-impedance electronic board vias, method of forming the same, and unitized PCB incorporating the same
Patent Number: 8,598,466

Inventors: Mao; Jian (Huntington, WV), Wang; Jian Min (Shanghai, CN), Liu; Heng (Xi'an, CN), Wu; Anbo (Shanghai, CN)
Title: Method of manufacturing support structure for open MRI
Patent Number: 7,631,411

Inventors: Mao; Mingming (Cupertino, CA), Gaknoki; Yury (San Jose, CA)
Title: Digital-to-analog converter to produce paired control signals in a power supply controller
Patent Number: 8,599,052

Inventors: March; Philip A. (Holland, MI), Boezwinkle; William K. (Grand Haven, MI)
Title: Vehicle handle assembly with antenna
Patent Number: 6,977,619

Inventors: Mardirosoglu; Jacques (Ft. Lauderdale, FL), Kruglick; Edwige M. (Ft. Lauderdale, FL)
Title: Tobacco chamber tool
Patent Number: 8,607,801

Inventors: Marsh; Julian Lyndon (Anchorage, AK)
Title: Automatically-repeating, rapid-firing rubber band gun with an ammunition-powered operating system
Patent Number: 8,607,771

Inventors: Marthens; Bradley F. (Ada, MI)
Title: Apparatus and method for handling products on shelves
Patent Number: 8,608,218

Inventors: Martin; Michael A. (Oakville, CA), Storr; Cindy W. (Burlington, CA), Wu; Alan Ka-Ming (Kitchener, CA), So; Allan K. (Mississauga, CA), Miller; B. Timothy (Burlington, CA), Spirou; Christina (Kitchener, CA)
Title: Heat exchanger, method of forming a sleeve which may be used in the heat exchanger, and a sleeve formed by the method
Patent Number: 6,976,531

Inventors: Martin; Richard W. (San Antonio, TX), Chadwell; Thomas J. (San Antonio, TX), Miller, Jr.; Philip W. (Castroville, TX)
Title: Modular flashlight and method of use therefor
Patent Number: 7,631,984

Inventors: Marty; Garry Robin (Fishers, IN), Moore; Jeffrey Lee (Frankfort, IN), Sailors, Jr.; Timothy Jay (Fishers, IN)
Title: Method and apparatus for providing strain relief of a cable
Patent Number: 7,631,372

Inventors: Marx; Jeffrey G. (Downingtown, PA), Heckendorf; Bradley R. (Menomonie, WI), Johnson; James R. (Boca Raton, FL), Venarsky; John Jeffrey (Godfrey, IL)
Title: Process for producing rigid reticulated articles
Patent Number: 6,977,095

Inventors: Mason; Samuel Alexander (Derby, GB)
Title: Valveless pulse combustor
Patent Number: 8,607,542

Inventors: Mathews; Ronald (Los Angeles, CA)
Title: Hand-held exercise weight
Patent Number: 8,608,628

Inventors: Matsui; Katsuaki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Nonvolatile semiconductor memory device
Patent Number: 6,977,861

Inventors: Matsui; Yoshinori (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Delay circuit
Patent Number: 8,598,931

Inventors: Matsumoto; Kenji (Kanagawa, JP), Hayakawa; Toshiro (Kanagawa, JP), Morimoto; Yoshinori (Kanagawa, JP), Kato; Kiichi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image exposure device and laser exposure device applied thereto
Patent Number: 6,977,780

Inventors: Matsumoto; Kenjirou (Miyazaki, JP)
Title: Torque sensor
Patent Number: 8,607,649

Inventors: Matsumoto; Tsuyoshi (Tokyo, JP), Okazaki; Mitsuhiro (Saitama, JP)
Title: Signal processing apparatus and imaging apparatus
Patent Number: 8,600,070

Inventors: Matsumoto; Yukinori (Moriguchi, JP), Fujimura; Kota (Moriguchi, JP), Sugimoto; Kazuhide (Moriguchi, JP), Oue; Yasuhiro (Moriguchi, JP), Kitamura; Toru (Moriguchi, JP), Ota; Osamu (Moriguchi, JP)
Title: 3-d model providing device
Patent Number: 6,977,651

Inventors: Matsuo; Kouji (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device including a gate insulating film on a recess and source and drain extension regions
Patent Number: 6,977,415

Inventors: Matsushita; Teruo (Kitakyushu, JP)
Title: Superconductor cable and AC power transmission cable
Patent Number: 8,600,465

Inventors: Matula; David W. (Dallas, TX)
Title: Apparatus and method for minimizing accumulated rounding errors in coefficient values in a lookup table for interpolating polynomials
Patent Number: 6,978,289

Inventors: May; Donald Bruce (Upwey, AU), May; Sharon (Upwey, AU)
Title: Moulding composition
Patent Number: 7,631,767

Inventors: Mazzola; Alessandro (Milan, IT), Moiana; Silvia (Cantu-Como, IT)
Title: Process for the preparation of non-genotoxic diacetylrhein (diacerein) and formulations comprising non-genotoxic diacetylrhein
Patent Number: 8,598,232

Inventors: McAlister; Roy Edward (Pheonix, AZ)
Title: Electrolytic cell and method of use thereof
Patent Number: 8,608,915

Inventors: McAndrew; Katherine (Albuquerque, NM), Watson; Linda J. (Corrales, NM), Feist; Jon (Albuquerque, NM), Moorman; A. Christopher (Albuquerque, NM)
Title: Flight technical control management for an unmanned aerial vehicle
Patent Number: 8,600,602

Inventors: McCullough; Kevin (North Kingstown, RI), Miller; James (Marietta, GA), Sagal; E. Mikhail (Wakefield, RI)
Title: Light-emitting diode reflector assembly having a heat pipe
Patent Number: 6,976,769

Inventors: McDonald; Jeffrey Wayne (Fremont, CA), Warren; Christopher Edwin (Kansas City, MO)
Title: Communicating between a process and a destination
Patent Number: 6,978,464

Inventors: McEwan; John A. (Dulles, VA), McEwan; James S. (Dulles, VA)
Title: Method and system for bi-directional communication over a single optical fiber
Patent Number: 8,600,238

Inventors: McGean; James W. (Huntington Beach, CA)
Title: Underbody terrain lighting for off-road vehicles
Patent Number: 8,608,356

Inventors: McGuire, Jr.; James E. (Westerville, OH)
Title: Stabilization of components within hard disk drives and related methods
Patent Number: 8,599,514

Inventors: McKain; James A. (Andover, MA), Fasciano; Peter (Natick, MA), Kurtze; Jeffrey D. (Nashua, NH), DiSciullo; Stephen M. (Danvers, MA), Greaves; Paul H. (Tyngsboro, MA), Der; Harry (Westford, MA), Tarr; Morton (Bolton, MA)
Title: Portable moving picture recording device including switching control for multiple data flow configurations
Patent Number: 6,977,673

Inventors: McWilliam; Giles D. (Chicago, IL), Oliver; Mark W. (Fox River Grove, IL)
Title: Handheld electronics device having pivotal hinge mechanism
Patent Number: 6,976,861

Inventors: Meadows; Paul M. (Glendale, CA), Brase; Randall Lee (Castaic, CA)
Title: Electrodes for stimulation leads and methods of manufacture and use
Patent Number: 8,600,518

Inventors: Mechaley; Robert (Weston, MA), Miner; Richard A. (Boston, MA)
Title: System and method for activating software operating capabilities based on usage patterns and rules
Patent Number: 8,600,806

Inventors: Meekes; Jozef Antonius Chrysostomus (Soest, NL)
Title: Method of monitoring a hydrocarbon reservoir
Patent Number: 8,598,882

Inventors: Meifu; Yoshinobu (Kawasaki, JP), Mizuma; Keiji (Kawasaki, JP), Aoki; Hideyuki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Server apparatus for space information service, space information service providing method, and charge processing apparatus and charging method for space information service
Patent Number: 6,978,295

Inventors: Meisel; Daniel Christoph (Vaihingen An Der Enz, DE), Hauer; Joerg (Reutlingen, DE)
Title: Micromechanical sensor
Patent Number: 8,607,632

Inventors: Mekid; Samir (Dhahran, SA)
Title: Spherical joint with internal brake
Patent Number: 8,608,398

Inventors: Melrose; Thomas O. (Longmont, CO), Hargarten; James W. (Lafayette, CO), Liikanen; Bruce A. (Berthoud, CO)
Title: Method and apparatus for runout correction by proper positioning of servo data while self-servo writing
Patent Number: 6,977,792

Inventors: Melville; Charles D. (Issaquah, WA), Tidwell; Michael (Seattle, WA), Johnston; Richard S. (Issaquah, WA), Kollin; Joel S. (Long Island City, NY)
Title: Optical scanning system with variable focus lens
Patent Number: 6,977,631

Inventors: Menefee; Mark D. (Chevy Chase, MD)
Title: Export license compliance system ("ELCS") using controlled communications
Patent Number: 8,600,936

Inventors: Mercat; Jean-Pierre (Chavando, FR), Renard; Philippe (Aix les Banes, FR)
Title: Wheel including a rim, a hub, and a device for connecting the rim to the hub
Patent Number: 7,631,947

Inventors: Merrill; Derek D (San Francisco, CA), Andronikov; Alec S. (San Francisco, CA)
Title: System and method for distributing advertisements to third-party SMS content providers
Patent Number: 8,600,415

Inventors: Meza; Sergio (Lyons, IL), Johnson; Matthew (Chicago, IL), Wynne; Mark Douglas (Bedford Park, IL)
Title: Structure for assembling and disassembling partition members
Patent Number: 8,607,844

Inventors: Miano; Mario L. (Fort Collins, CO), Nelson; Kevin W. (Ft. Collins, CO)
Title: Silverware and napkin rolling apparatus
Patent Number: 6,976,348

Inventors: Michels; Lester D (Eden Prairie, MN), Beling; William L (New Brighton, MN), Finberg; Kristin (Minneapolis, MN), Travis; Ronald G (Spring Lake Park, MN)
Title: Delivery system and method
Patent Number: 8,608,728

Inventors: Michels; Lester D. (Eden Prairie, MN), Beling; William L. (New Brighton, MN), Finberg; Kristin (Minneapolis, MN), Travis; Ronald G. (Spring Lake Park, MN)
Title: Delivery system and method
Patent Number: 8,608,727

Inventors: Miggantz; Richard J. (Pittsburgh, PA)
Title: Device for local sub-gingival applications of dental medications
Patent Number: 6,976,842

Inventors: Milillo; William D. (Ontario, NY), Sundquist; Douglas F. (Webster, NY)
Title: Dual disc stacker/stitcher high speed finisher
Patent Number: 7,631,859

Inventors: Miller; Thomas D. (Alamo, CA), Prakash; Adityo (Redwood Shores, CA), So; Hon Hing (San Jose, CA), Haulotte; Kendall R. (Tracy, CA)
Title: Multi-tier video delivery network
Patent Number: 6,978,306

Inventors: Milliken; Walter Clark (Dover, NH)
Title: Method and apparatus for sequence number checking
Patent Number: 6,978,384

Inventors: Milne; Gary (Louisville, CO), Hensley; Kirk (Dublin, OH), Doyle; Peter R. (Vista, CA), Kimm; Gardner (Carlsbad, CA)
Title: Ventilator-initiated prompt regarding auto-PEEP detection during volume ventilation of triggering patient exhibiting obstructive component
Patent Number: 8,607,788

Inventors: Milne; Gary (Louisville, CO), Hensley; Kirk (Dublin, OH), Doyle; Peter R. (Vista, CA), Kimm; Gardner (Carlsbad, CA)
Title: Ventilator-initiated prompt regarding auto-PEEP detection during pressure ventilation of patient exhibiting obstructive component
Patent Number: 8,607,790

Inventors: Minter; Aaron (Wilmington, DE), Murphy; Edward R. (Wilmington, DE), Ng; Howard C. (Kingston, CA), Spence; Rupert (Kingston, CA), Xie; Tuyu (Kingston, CA)
Title: Polytrimethylene ether glycol or copolymers thereof having improved color and processes for their preparation
Patent Number: 8,598,391

Inventors: Miriyala; Prasad (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Method for supporting high priority calls on a congested WAN link
Patent Number: 6,977,898

Inventors: Mitchell; Jeffrey Peter (Seaholme, AU), Draffan; Alistair George (St. Kilda East, AU), Sanford; Vanessa Anne (Ryde, AU), Bond; Silas (Lynbrook, AU), Lim; Chin Yu (Glen Waverley, AU), Mayes; Penelope Anne (Eltham North, AU)
Title: Polycyclic agents for the treatment of respiratory syncytial virus infections
Patent Number: 8,598,194

Inventors: Mitchell; Joseph (Alpharetta, GA), Welchel; Debra N. (Woodstock, GA), Velazquez; Herb F. (Neenah, WI), Morton; Tim J. (Chicago, IL), Delman; Joel G. (Chicago, IL), Andres; Melanie L. (Chicago, IL), Freese; John B. (Evanston, IL), Piacenza; Donna Ann (Chicago, IL)
Title: Dispenser for sheet material
Patent Number: 6,976,605

Inventors: Mithen; Richard F. (Norwich, GB)
Title: Methods and means for modification of glucosinolates in plants
Patent Number: 6,977,297

Inventors: Miura; Tetsuroh (Tokyo, JP), Saitou; Takeshi (Hachiouji, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus with improved image quality and maintenance workability
Patent Number: 6,978,103

Inventors: Miyamae; Takeshi (Kawasaki, JP), Shinkai; Yoshitake (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Volume migration program, method and system
Patent Number: 8,601,230

Inventors: Miyamoto; Tsutomu (Shiojiri, JP)
Title: Method for operating electrophoretic display apparatus, electrophoretic display apparatus, and electronic system
Patent Number: 8,599,129

Inventors: Miyatake; Manabu (Kawasaki, JP), Sato; Michio (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Method for detecting invalid electronic storage media and card system using the method
Patent Number: 6,978,368

Inventors: Miyoshi; Hiroyuki (Osaka, JP), Kojima; Masao (Osaka, JP)
Title: Front suspension crown cover with connector and setting boss
Patent Number: 6,976,692

Inventors: Mizobata; Eishi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: AC-type plasma display panel and method for driving same
Patent Number: 6,977,632

Inventors: Mjalli; Adnan M. M. (Oak Ridge, NC), Jones; David R. (Milford, OH), Gohimukkula; Devi Reddy (Jamestown, NC), Huang; Guoxiang (Kernersville, NC), Zhu; Jeff J. (High Point, NC), Rao; Mohan (Greensboro, NC), Andrews; Robert C. (Jamestown, NC), Ren; Tan (Colfax, NC)
Title: Benzazole derivatives, compositions, and methods of use as .beta.-secretase inhibitors
Patent Number: 8,598,353

Inventors: Mladinich; Julius C (Denville, NJ)
Title: Folding shelf
Patent Number: 8,607,995

Inventors: Mochizuki; Yuji (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Absorbent material for low-molecular-weight organic gas and fuel vapor treatment apparatus using same
Patent Number: 8,608,839

Inventors: Moening; Douglas J. (Farmington, MI), Kegebein; Scott A. (Howell, MI), Hall; Eric M. (Rochester Hills, MI), Rogers; Gary L. (Davison, MI), Wang; Zhong (Westland, MI)
Title: Empty fuel level detection cross-check
Patent Number: 7,631,556

Inventors: Moffitt; Michael D (Austin, TX)
Title: Planning for hardware-accelerated functional verification
Patent Number: 8,601,415

Inventors: Mohammad; Asif Iqbal (San Diego, CA), Grant; Steven L. (Rolla, MO), Yoo; Heejong (San Diego, CA), Challa; Deepak Kumar (San Diego, CA)
Title: System and method for echo cancellation
Patent Number: 8,600,038

Inventors: Moore; Michael J. (Beverly Hills, MI), Bakker; Johna (Brighton, MI), Woroniec; Richard (Brighton, MI), Basse; William (Northville, MI)
Title: Bi-directional presentation apparatus
Patent Number: 6,977,760

Inventors: Morelli; Daniel J. (Norton, OH), Trompower; Michael L. (Navarre, OH)
Title: Transceiver control with sleep mode operation
Patent Number: 6,978,149

Inventors: Mori; Kenneth (Los Angeles, CA), Sirichai; Sarahut (Bangkok, TH)
Title: Clamp braces and methods for manufacturing, selling, and using the same
Patent Number: 8,608,036

Inventors: Mori; Masaya (Kawasaki, JP), Sunaga; Toshio (Ohtsu, JP), Watanabe; Shinpei (Yokohama, JP)
Title: DRAM and refresh method thereof
Patent Number: 6,977,857

Inventors: Mori; Shingo (Toyota, JP), Matsubara; Tomoaki (Toyota, JP), Fujiki; Ryosuke (Toyota, JP)
Title: Cylinder head gasket
Patent Number: 8,608,178

Inventors: Mori; Shunsuke (Hitachi, JP), Mikami; Yoshiro (Hitachiota, JP), Kusunoki; Toshiaki (Tokorozawa, JP)
Title: Suspended particle device and method for driving same
Patent Number: 8,599,470

Inventors: Mori; Yoshiaki (Suwa, JP)
Title: Pattern forming method and apparatus, and device fabrication method and device
Patent Number: 6,977,222

Inventors: Morimoto; Shunichi (Ota, JP), Matsuzaki; Shingo (Ora-gun, JP)
Title: Objective lens driving device and optical pickup apparatus including the same
Patent Number: 8,599,660

Inventors: Morishita; Tsuyoshi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Optical modulator and optical modulating method
Patent Number: 8,600,199

Inventors: Morita; Takeomi (Mobara, JP), Okamoto; Masataka (Chonan, JP), Muneyoshi; Takahiko (Chiba, JP), Nishizawa; Shigeki (Mobara, JP), Matsumoto; Katsumi (Mobara, JP)
Title: Display device
Patent Number: 8,599,462

Inventors: Moriyama; Tomohiro (Nagano, JP), Watanabe; Hakurei (Wako, JP), Ogawa; Takashi (Wako, JP)
Title: Wire drum window regulator
Patent Number: 7,631,458

Inventors: Morozov; Aleksander Viktorovich (Moscow District, RU)
Title: Stereoscopic image system employing an electronic controller which controls the polarization plane rotator in synchronization with an output image of the display device
Patent Number: 8,599,247

Inventors: Morrison; Mark (Basking Ridge, NJ), Lieberman; Eric A. (Scotch Plains, NJ)
Title: Nebulizing drug delivery device with interlock detection and temperature protection
Patent Number: 7,631,643

Inventors: Morrissey; Daniel R. (Foster, RI), Souppa; John A. (Ashland, MA)
Title: Music-oriented controller for a tablet computing device
Patent Number: 8,598,444

Inventors: Morthier; Geert (Ghent, BE), Huybrechts; Koen (Broechem, BE)
Title: All-optical 2R regeneration
Patent Number: 8,599,478

Inventors: Morton; Scott A. (Laramie, WY), Knight; Naomi Morton (Laramie, WY), Knight; Craig (Laramie, WY)
Title: Damage resistant marking stake
Patent Number: 7,631,447

Inventors: Motyer; Neil (Melbourne, AU)
Title: Device for carrying the load of injured soft tissue
Patent Number: 8,608,677

Inventors: Mueller; Carsten (Stuhr, DE), Fahey; Mark James (Mosgiel, NZ)
Title: Cylindrical pressure vessel having a defined leakage path
Patent Number: 8,608,014

Inventors: Mukasa; Katsunori (Saitama, JP), Fujita; Hiroaki (Saitama, JP)
Title: Manufacturing method of front-end component of endoscope
Patent Number: 6,977,053

Inventors: Muller; Joost (New Delhi, IN)
Title: Barrier layer and a method of manufacturing the barrier layer
Patent Number: 8,608,323

Inventors: Mungi; Ashish (Bangalore, IN)
Title: File identification via universal file code
Patent Number: 8,601,014

Inventors: Murabayashi; Fumio (Urizura, JP), Sase; Takashi (Hitachi, JP), Kikuchi; Mutsumi (Hitachi, JP), Watanabe; Atsuo (Hitachiota, JP), Amishiro; Masatsugu (Hitachi, JP), Tabuchi; Kenji (Hitachinaka, JP)
Title: Interface device and information processing system
Patent Number: 6,977,522

Inventors: Murakami; Masahiko (Kawasaki, JP), Matsumoto; Yasuhide (Kawasaki, JP), Kihara; Hideto (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Communication support method and system
Patent Number: 6,978,292

Inventors: Murakami; Masayuki (Akashi, JP)
Title: Die-cast article quality judging method, die-casting machine selecting method, and die-casting condition determining method
Patent Number: 8,607,653

Inventors: Muranaka; Nobuyuki (Kokubunji, JP), Ogata; Yuji (Saitama, JP), Nakashiro; Koki (Atsugi, JP), Yamada; Masaki (Kokubunji, JP)
Title: Network node, information processing system, and method
Patent Number: 8,601,593

Inventors: Murata; Wataru (Kawasaki, JP), Yamaguchi; Shigeru (Kawasaki, JP), Matsumoto; Yoshiya (Kawasaki, JP), Seino; Satoshi (Kawasaki, JP), Goro; Tsukasa (Kawasaki, JP), Sugi; Atsushi (Edogawa, JP)
Title: Mobile terminal device
Patent Number: 8,599,073

Inventors: Murayama; Yoshiaki (Tokyo, JP), Konno; Yuji (Kawasaki, JP), Nishikori; Hitoshi (Inagi, JP), Kawatoko; Norihiro (Yokohama, JP), Kano; Yutaka (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Printing apparatus and printing method
Patent Number: 8,608,271

Inventors: Murray; Pat L. (Spring, TX), Huber; E. Richard (Houston, TX)
Title: Dispensing gun assembly for mixing and dispensing plural component foam
Patent Number: 8,608,091

Inventors: Muth; Gordon E. (Sylvan Lake, Alberta, CA)
Title: Vacuum nozzle apparatus
Patent Number: 6,976,287

Inventors: Naftali-Menajed; Clemente (Quebec, CA)
Title: Methods and systems to display a video in an e-mail
Patent Number: 8,601,071

Inventors: Nagano; Kae (Tokyo, JP), Niho; Soichiro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Electronic apparatus, reproduction method, and program
Patent Number: 8,600,211

Inventors: Nagatani; Kenichi (Gunma, JP), Nakamura; Takayuki (Saitama, JP)
Title: Jitter addition apparatus and test apparatus
Patent Number: 8,599,910

Inventors: Naidoo; Terry (Baton Rouge, LA), Sonnier; William E. (Seabrook, TX), Billings; Rick (Magnolia, TX)
Title: Cutback asphalt compositions and products comprising an extender derived from tall oil, and methods for making and using same
Patent Number: 8,608,845

Inventors: Nakagawa; Kazuhiko (Higashiosaka, JP), Okamoto; Isamu (Higashiosaka, JP)
Title: Method for predicting therapeutic efficacy of chemotherapy on non-small-cell lung cancer
Patent Number: 8,598,188

Inventors: Nakajima; Ryo (Tochigi, JP), Kamachi; Hideari (Tochigi, JP), Fujii; Gentoku (Tochigi, JP)
Title: Information processing method, apparatus, and computer readable medium
Patent Number: 8,600,552

Inventors: Nakamura; Yutaka (Kawasaki, JP), Komoriya; Hitoshi (Kawasaki, JP), Suzuki; Hiroyuki (Kawasaki, JP), Hirahara; Takao (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Magnetic pattern transferring method for performing a magnetic pattern transfer while correcting a magnetically different part
Patent Number: 6,977,785

Inventors: Nakauchi; Akihiro (Tochigi, JP)
Title: Projection exposure apparatus and aberration measurement method
Patent Number: 6,977,728

Inventors: Nakayama; Toshinori (Kashiwa, JP)
Title: Induction heat fixing apparatus
Patent Number: 6,978,110

Inventors: Nambu; Hiroi (Yokohama, JP), Ohnishi; Masami (Hachioji, JP)
Title: Radio transmitter and envelope tracking power supply control method
Patent Number: 8,600,321

Inventors: Nascimento; Ivan Carlos Ribeiro (Campinas, BR)
Title: Touch sense interface circuit
Patent Number: 8,599,169

Inventors: Nashida; Tatsushi (Kanagawa, JP), Hashimoto; Takeshi (Tokyo, JP), Kobayashi; Motoki (Chiba, JP)
Title: Information providing device and method
Patent Number: 6,978,472

Inventors: Nawata; Hidefumi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Non-volatile semiconductor storage device having a control circuit configured to execute a read operation
Patent Number: 8,599,610

Inventors: Nawata; Hidefumi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Nonvolatile semiconductor memory device
Patent Number: 8,599,620

Inventors: Neal; Timothy L (Ortonville, MI), Moon; Joseph J (Clawson, MI)
Title: Oil communication manifold for an internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 7,631,631

Inventors: Needle; Jacob (Dix Hills, NY)
Title: Methods and apparatus for generating local oscillation signals
Patent Number: 6,978,091

Inventors: Ng; Hong Wo (Tsing Yi, HK)
Title: Condiment grinder
Patent Number: 8,608,098

Inventors: Niiya; Norimasa (Hino, JP)
Title: Key telephone system and interface unit for key telephone
Patent Number: 6,978,000

Inventors: Nishimura; Naoki (Nishikamo-gun, JP)
Title: Parking lock device for automatic transmission
Patent Number: 7,631,742

Inventors: Nishitani; Yuji (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Disk drive device in which reduction in unbalanced amount can be adjusted
Patent Number: 8,599,516

Inventors: Nishiwaki; Kenjiro (Nagoya, JP)
Title: Developer transport substrate configuration for an image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 8,600,270

Inventors: Niwa; Hiroaki (Tochigi, JP)
Title: X-ray image taking device
Patent Number: 6,977,988

Inventors: Noah; Mark P. (Butler, PA), Snyder; Glenn R. (Dayton, PA), Phillips, Sr.; Charles M. (Zelienople, PA)
Title: Hammer with leverage No. II
Patent Number: 7,631,853

Inventors: Noda; Toshiyuki (Utsunomiya, JP), Katsumata; Shin-Ichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Cooling and air flow exhaust for image projection apparatus
Patent Number: 8,608,316

Inventors: Noh; Tae-Gon (Daejeon, KR)
Title: System and method for quantum cryptography
Patent Number: 8,600,051

Inventors: Noirot; Pierre-Antoine (Arenthon, FR), Marsille; Thierry (Saint Pierre en Faucigny, FR), Carni; Matthieu (Shanghai, CN), Catherin; Gilles (Saint Genis Pouilly, FR)
Title: Photoinitiators
Patent Number: 8,598,249

Inventors: Nonaka; Youichi (Yokohama, JP), Ono; Makoto (Yokohama, JP), Ishibashi; Hisaya (Yokohama, JP), Lengyel; Attila (San Jose, CA), Suginishi; Yuuichi (Fujisawa, JP), Ishida; Tomotoshi (Hitachinaka, JP)
Title: Device for calculating standard work time, system for managing standard work time, method for calculating standard work time, and program thereof
Patent Number: 8,600,535

Inventors: Noonan; Mark (New Canaan, CT), Fog; Stephen C. (New Canaan, CT)
Title: Wheeled shovel with hinge apparatus
Patent Number: 7,631,443

Inventors: Nottin; Claude (Saint Sauveur sur Ecole, FR)
Title: Reducing clearance in a gas turbine
Patent Number: 6,976,824

Inventors: Numajiri; Tomohiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Pitch driving unit for wind-turbine rotor blade and wind power generator equipped with the same
Patent Number: 8,608,442

Inventors: Nunez; Chet Ray (Chalmette, LA)
Title: Method and system for the manufacture of pharmaceutical water
Patent Number: 6,977,047

Inventors: O'Rourke; John (Minneapolis, MN), Lamb; Peter J. (Minneapolis, MN), Carey; Bart A. (Roseville, MN), Barry; Patrick J. (North Saint Paul, MN)
Title: Pinless solder joint for coupling circuit boards
Patent Number: 6,976,849

Inventors: O'Sullivan; Patrick Joseph (Ballsbridge, IE), Harpur; Liam (Skerries, IE), Raguillat; Fred (Meath, IE), Terlizzi; Daniel (Mulhuddart, IE), Zimmet; Carol Sue (Boxborough, MA)
Title: Sharing email
Patent Number: 8,601,080

Inventors: Oberg; Mats (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for determining a location of a feature on a storage medium
Patent Number: 8,599,666

Inventors: Oblizajek; Kenneth L. (Troy, MI), Wright; Carl T. (Highland, MI)
Title: Steering wheel dynamic absorber assembly
Patent Number: 6,976,403

Inventors: Obriot; Kelly M. (Grosse Pointe Park, MI), Andreae; Julie (Grosse Pointe Farms, MI)
Title: Structure for suspended bedding
Patent Number: 8,607,390

Inventors: Ochi; Sam Seiichiro (Saratoga, CA), Coleman; Charles (Fort Collins, CO)
Title: Pulse transformer driver
Patent Number: 8,599,937

Inventors: Oda; Atsushi (Osaka, JP), Houjou; Mikio (Higashiosaka, JP)
Title: Carrying device, control device and program
Patent Number: 8,600,544

Inventors: Ogino; Hideki (Naka-gun, JP), Fujisaku; Kazuhiko (Naka-gun, JP), Washiya; Tadahiro (Naka-gun, JP)
Title: Centrifugal extractor of non-contact journaled construction
Patent Number: 6,976,947

Inventors: Oh; Jang-keun (Gwangju, KR), Kim; Min-ha (Gwangju, KR), Yang; Dong-houn (Gwangju, KR)
Title: Suction brush for vacuum cleaner
Patent Number: 7,631,394

Inventors: Ohishi; Hiroto (Kanagawa, JP), Sugawara; Masae (Miyagi, JP)
Title: Induction heating device with a switching power source and image processing apparatus using the same
Patent Number: 6,977,362

Inventors: Ohlsson; Lars (Ulricehamn, SE), Nordqvist; Bo (Bollebygd, SE)
Title: Heating system
Patent Number: 8,598,493

Inventors: Ohta; Naoki (Tokyo, JP), Sato; Kazuki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Method of making thin film magnetic head using electric lapping guide
Patent Number: 7,631,416

Inventors: Ohtsuki; Hideyo (Kikuchi-gun, JP), Nakanishi; Kunifumi (Kikuchi-gun, JP), Yoneda; Toshiyuki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Planar light source device and liquid crystal display device using the same
Patent Number: 6,976,779

Inventors: Okada; Hiroyuki (Izumi, JP)
Title: Digital camera
Patent Number: 6,977,683

Inventors: Okada; Lance (Greeley, CO), Imai; Stuart (Redondo Beach, CA)
Title: Lateral wheel balancing apparatuses and methods for lateral wheel balancing
Patent Number: 6,976,385

Inventors: Okada; Shunji (Kanagawa, JP), Isobe; Yukio (Kanagawa, JP), Morimoto; Naoki (Tokyo, JP), Mae; Atsushi (Kanagawa, JP), Tadokoro; Eiji (Chiba, JP), Obata; Hideo (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image processing device, image processing method, and program
Patent Number: 8,599,243

Inventors: Okamoto; Osamu (Tachikawa, JP), Nakaya; Teruomi (Machida, JP), Yamaguchi; Isao (Tokorozawa, JP), Suzuki; Seizo (Tokyo, JP), Ueno; Jyunichi (Sanda, JP), Usui; Yasuoki (Sanda, JP), Nagano; Hiroaki (Itami, JP), Renbutsu; Katsuhiko (Itami, JP), Izaki; Mitsuharu (Kawanishi, JP), Kishimoto; Tadashi (Osaka, JP)
Title: Offset rotary joint unit equipped with rotation correction mechanism
Patent Number: 6,976,401

Inventors: Okamura; Takayuki (Tokyo, JP), Ooike; Noboru (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Sakamoto; Wataru (Tokyo, JP), Izumida; Takashi (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Nonvolatile semiconductor memory device and method for manufacturing same
Patent Number: 8,598,649

Inventors: Oki; Makoto (Hino, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 8,599,438

Inventors: Okmianski; Anton (Lincoln, MA)
Title: Method and system for efficiently interpreting a computer program
Patent Number: 6,978,447

Inventors: Okuyama; Masaaki (Yao, JP), Yoshida; Satoshi (Katano, JP), Horioka; Toshiya (Osaka, JP), Kuba; Hidenobu (Hirakata, JP)
Title: Golf bag with a stable base
Patent Number: 6,976,580

Inventors: Olson; Kevin C. (Wexford, PA), Wang; Alan G. (Shanghai, CN)
Title: Multi-layer circuit assembly and process for preparing the same
Patent Number: 8,598,467

Inventors: Ono; Naoko (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device having a ground metal layer through which at least one hole is formed, and a ground patch disposed in the at least one hole
Patent Number: 8,598,699

Inventors: Ono; Yushi (Neyagawa, JP), Inoue; Toshihide (Neyagawa, JP)
Title: Loudspeaker diaphragm and method for manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 7,631,723

Inventors: Ookuma; Satoshi (Ohta-ku, JP)
Title: Image forming system, image forming device, function setting method and storage medium
Patent Number: 6,977,735

Inventors: Oosawa; Kazuo (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Transmissive key sheet, input keys using transmissive key sheet and electronic equipment with input keys
Patent Number: 6,977,352

Inventors: Ootake; Yoshiyuki (Yokohama, JP), Ishizuka; Yasuji (Chigasaki, JP), Koga; Masaki (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Air-fuel ratio control device
Patent Number: 8,607,545

Inventors: Ortiz Rivas; Arturo Alvaro (Monterrey, MX)
Title: Adjustable guard rail system for railroad turnouts
Patent Number: 8,608,116

Inventors: Osada; Kenichi (Tokyo, JP), Kawahara; Takayuki (Higashiyamato, JP), Yamaguchi; Ken (Fuchu, JP), Saito; Yoshikazu (Hamura, JP), Kitai; Naoki (Fussa, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device
Patent Number: 6,977,858

Inventors: Osaka; Hideki (Oiso, JP), Tsunehiro; Takashi (Ebina, JP), Kimura; Koichi (Kamakura, JP), Hatano; Susumu (Higashimurayama, JP), Ito; Kazuya (Hamura, JP), Sugano; Toshio (Kotsubo, JP), Komatsu; Toyohiko (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Bus system, memory system, printed circuit board and directional coupler
Patent Number: 6,978,328

Inventors: Osawa; Kou (Amagasaki, JP), Hatano; Hiroshi (Takatsuki, JP)
Title: Near field light generator, optical recording head and optical recording apparatus
Patent Number: 8,599,655

Inventors: Osborne; Randy B. (Beaverton, OR), Creta; Kenneth C. (Gig Harbor, WA), Bennett; Joseph A. (Roseville, CA), Ajanovic; Jasmin (Portland, OR)
Title: Method and system to improve prefetching operations
Patent Number: 6,978,351

Inventors: Osburg; Gerhard (Kernen, DE), Luithardt; Wolfgang (Waiblingen, DE)
Title: Two-stroke engine
Patent Number: 6,976,458

Inventors: Ostroff; Matthew (Emerson, NJ)
Title: Gripper for opening lumen and vial closures
Patent Number: 8,607,669

Inventors: Ota; Shigehiko (Tochigi, JP), Kawamata; Fumio (Tochigi, JP), Hirata; Makoto (Tochigi, JP)
Title: Engine intake control system
Patent Number: 7,631,628

Inventors: Otani; Koji (Atsugi, JP), Tanaka; Yutaka (Atsugi, JP)
Title: Shield case for electronic apparatus
Patent Number: 6,977,822

Inventors: Otsuka; Koji (Niiza, JP)
Title: Lighting device
Patent Number: 8,608,350

Inventors: Otsuka; Yoshihiro (Tokyo, JP), Shimizu; Naoki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Communication apparatus, communication system, and method for connecting devices
Patent Number: 8,600,431

Inventors: Otto; Jonathan (Palm Beach, FL), Van Luchene; Andrew (Santa Fe, NM), Mueller; Raymond J (Palm Beach Gardens, FL)
Title: Method and system to manage multiple party rewards using a single account and artificial intelligence
Patent Number: 8,600,924

Inventors: Owens; Craig Braswell (San Carlos, CA), Chong; Lester J. (San Jose, CA)
Title: System and method for provisioning broadband service in a PPPoE network using a random username
Patent Number: 6,977,906

Inventors: Owens; Timothy M. (Fort Mill, SC), DuFaux; Douglas P. (Charlotte, NC), Elliott; Mark T. (Charlotte, NC), Turschmid; Kris H. (Charlotte, NC)
Title: Golf ball
Patent Number: 6,976,925

Inventors: Oyaizu; Tsuyoshi (Yokosuka, JP), Takei; Haruki (Yokosuka, JP), Saito; Akiko (Yokosuka, JP), Kawashima; Seiko (Yokosuka, JP)
Title: Light-emitting module and lighting apparatus with the same
Patent Number: 8,608,340

Inventors: Oyama; Makoto (Kyoto, JP), Nakagawa; Yoshiaki (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Crotch-possessing garment
Patent Number: 7,631,366

Inventors: Oyarzabal; Randy E. (Rochester, MN)
Title: Application task request and fulfillment processing
Patent Number: 8,601,476

Inventors: Ozawa; Kazunori (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Speech coding apparatus and speech decoding apparatus
Patent Number: 6,978,235

Inventors: Ozawa; Toru (Saitama, JP), Ouchi; Akihiro (Saitama, JP), Ogi; Satoshi (Saitama, JP), Matsumoto; Hideki (Saitama, JP)
Title: Image-forming apparatus
Patent Number: 6,978,097

Inventors: Pachauri; Vivek (Stuttgart, DE), Ahmad; Ashraf (Stuttgart, DE), Balasubramanian; Kannan (Stuttgart, DE), Kern; Klaus (Waldenbuch, DE)
Title: Autosynthesizer for the controlled synthesis of nano- and sub-nanostructures
Patent Number: 8,598,046

Inventors: Pais; Alon (D.N. Shimshon, IL), Bishara; Nafea (San Jose, CA)
Title: Iterative parsing and classification
Patent Number: 8,599,859

Inventors: Paletz; Larry (La Jolla, CA), Kaen; Hooshang (La Jolla, CA)
Title: Delivery service
Patent Number: 8,600,905

Inventors: Pallmann; Hartmut (Zweibruecken, DE)
Title: Two-step comminuting apparatus for cuttable material
Patent Number: 7,631,825

Inventors: Pandel; Jurgen (Feldkirchen-Westerham, DE), Wagner; Marcel (Munchen, DE)
Title: Encoding and decoding method, and encoding and decoding devices with a two-stage error protection process
Patent Number: 8,601,343

Inventors: Pannell; Donald (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Switch pin multiplexing
Patent Number: 8,599,625

Inventors: Papadopoulos; Nikolaos (Muchen, DE), Vedder; Klaus (Munich, DE)
Title: Mobile radio telephone system having an identity which can be dynamically changed
Patent Number: 6,978,156

Inventors: Pappalardo; Mark (Rochester, NY), Muszak; Jerald J. (Henrietta, NY)
Title: Printing assembly and an operator control panel user interface for the printing assembly
Patent Number: 6,977,753

Inventors: Parab; Prakash V. (Monroe Township, NJ), Chou; Joyc Tianw i (Fremont, CA)
Title: Aripiprazole oral solution
Patent Number: 6,977,257

Inventors: Parcels; Joseph S. (Riverside, CA)
Title: Slip-on corner protectors for picture frames and machine and method of making same
Patent Number: 8,608,887

Inventors: Parhi; Keshab K. (Mission Viejo, CA), Chung; Jin-Gyun (Jeonju, KR), Lee; Kwang-Cheol (Jeonju, KR), Cho; Kyung-Ju (Kimje, KR)
Title: Low-error fixed-width modified booth multiplier
Patent Number: 6,978,426

Inventors: Parish; George Keith (Winchester, KY), Rowe; Kristi Maggard (Richmond, KY), Edelen; John Glenn (Versailles, KY)
Title: Ink jet printer with resistance compensation circuit
Patent Number: 6,976,752

Inventors: Park; Hyeong Sook (Daejeon-si, KR), Kim; Jun Woo (Daejeon-si, KR), Park; Youn Ok (Daejeon-si, KR)
Title: Method and apparatus for estimating signal to noise ratio in wireless communication system
Patent Number: 8,599,911

Inventors: Park; Jin-Ho (Kyongki-do, KR)
Title: Flat panel display capable of digital data transmission
Patent Number: 6,977,647

Inventors: Park; Sung-Ik (Daejeon, KR), Lim; Hyoungsoo (Daejeon, KR), Seo; Jae-Hyun (Daejeon, KR), Eum; Ho-Min (Daejeon, KR), Kim; Heung-Mook (Daejeon, KR), Kang; Donghoon (Daejeon, KR), Oh; Wangrok (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Apparatus and method for transmitting data using repeat accumulate coding scheme in communication system
Patent Number: 8,601,353

Inventors: Parnas; Bruce R. (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Test language conversion method
Patent Number: 6,978,410

Inventors: Parraga Gimeno; Javier (Madrid, ES), Zhang; Qi (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Telescopic loudspeaker
Patent Number: 8,600,092

Inventors: Patel; Arvind D. (Sugar Land, TX), Stamatakis; Emanuel (Houston, TX)
Title: Low conductivity water based wellbore fluid
Patent Number: 8,598,095

Inventors: Patil; Abhitabh (Chicago, IL), Gadaleta; Michael (New Milford, NJ), Raturi; Karan (Duluth, GA), Patil; Ashish (Lansdale, PA), Dewan; Nikhil (Reston, VA)
Title: Multi-lumen endoscopic accessory and system
Patent Number: 8,608,687

Inventors: Patterson; Frank L. (Destin, FL)
Title: Methods for compensating beach erosion
Patent Number: 7,632,039

Inventors: Pauschinger; Dieter (Berlin, DE), Thiel; Wolfgang (Berlin, DE), Turner; Olaf (Berlin, DE), Windel; Harald (Berlin, DE)
Title: Method for protecting a device against operation with unallowed consumables and arrangement for the implementation of the method
Patent Number: 6,978,255

Inventors: Payne; John M. (Newport Beach, CA), Kaenel; Tim Von (Coto de Casa, CA), Wang; Jeffrey (Horsham, PA), Odell; Jeffrey (Newport Beach, CA), Starr; David (New York, NY), Katz; Jason (New York, NY)
Title: System and method for transmission of data
Patent Number: 8,601,154

Inventors: Peccole, Jr.; Robert N. (Las Vegas, NV)
Title: Electronic poker style game
Patent Number: 6,976,917

Inventors: Pei; Shao-Kai (Tu-Cheng, TW)
Title: CVD device
Patent Number: 8,608,854

Inventors: Peirce; John M. (Portage, MI), Pitts; Logan D. (North Muskegon, MI)
Title: Wrench with trigger
Patent Number: 8,607,671

Inventors: Peleg; Alexander (Haifa, IL), Yaari; Yaakov (Haifa, IL), Mittal; Millind (South San Francisco, CA), Mennemeier; Larry M. (Boulder Creek, CA), Eitan; Benny (Haifa, IL)
Title: Execution of instruction with element size control bit to interleavingly store half packed data elements of source registers in same size destination register
Patent Number: 8,601,246

Inventors: Peng; Ke-Hui (Shenzhen, CN), Tang; Xue-Dong (Shenzhen, CN), Wang; Ren-Wen (Shenzhen, CN), Li; Ping (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Display unit having anti-EMI capability
Patent Number: 8,599,574

Inventors: Peng; Tao (Shanghai, CN), Qin; Zheng (Shanghai, CN)
Title: Grounded button for capacitive sensor
Patent Number: 8,599,144

Inventors: Pepper; Randolph E. F. (Beijing, CN), Marza; Philippe Paul Jacques (Beijing, CN), Dubois; Agnes (La Ferte Saint Cyr, FR)
Title: Joint structural dip removal
Patent Number: 8,599,643

Inventors: Petersen; Johann F. (Grevenbroich, DE)
Title: Composite web, disposable diaper and process for manufacturing thereof
Patent Number: 8,608,882

Inventors: Peterson; Steven G. (Hudson, WI)
Title: Window trim system
Patent Number: 8,607,514

Inventors: Peyret; Patrice (Hillsborough, CA), Teicher; Mordechai (Hod-Hsharon, IL)
Title: System and method for child card payment
Patent Number: 7,631,803

Inventors: Pfaff; Joseph L. (Wauwatosa, WI)
Title: Conduit loss compensation for a distributed electrohydraulic system
Patent Number: 6,976,357

Inventors: Pfau; Roland (Biberach, DE), Arndt; Kirsten (Ravensburg, DE), Doods; Henri (Warthausen, DE), Hauel; Norbert (Schemmerhofen, DE), Klinder; Klaus (Oggelshausen, DE), Kuelzer; Raimund (Mittelbiberach, DE)
Title: 3H-imidazo [4, 5-C] pyridine-6-carboxamides as anti-inflammatory agents
Patent Number: 8,598,190

Inventors: Piccinini; Sandro (Rome, IT), Pichetti; Luigi (Rome, IT), Secchi; Marco (Rome, IT), Sidoti; Stefano (Rome, IT)
Title: Scheduling a meeting in real time
Patent Number: 8,601,061

Inventors: Pierpont; Brien E. (St. Petersburg, FL)
Title: Angioplasty method and means for performing angioplasty
Patent Number: 8,608,691

Inventors: Pilard; Gael (Marly, FR), Von Riewel; Larisa (Mainaschaff, DE)
Title: Optical disc with improved sensitivity for super-resolution pits and lands
Patent Number: 8,599,676

Inventors: Ping; Er-Xuan (Meridian, ID)
Title: Even nucleation between silicon and oxide surfaces for thin silicon nitride film growth
Patent Number: 6,977,407

Inventors: Piper; Todd Elliott (Mankato, MN), Hotchkiss; Jay Robert (Brookings, SD)
Title: Maize variety hybrid X00B150
Patent Number: 8,598,428

Inventors: Plant; James C. (San Antonio, TX)
Title: Broadcast dispenser for animal feedstuffs
Patent Number: 8,607,736

Inventors: Plondke; Erich James (Austin, TX), Ingle; Ajay Anant (Austin, TX), Codrescu; Lucian (Austin, TX), Bassett; Paul (Austin, TX)
Title: Configurable translation lookaside buffer
Patent Number: 8,601,234

Inventors: Polegato Moretti; Mario (Crocetta del Montello, IT)
Title: Waterproofed breathable sole for shoes and method for the manufacture thereof
Patent Number: 7,631,383

Inventors: Poon; Chi-Sang (Lexington, MA), Monzon; Joshua Jen Choa (Somerville, MA), Zhou; Kuan (Scarborough, ME)
Title: Circuits and methods representative of spike timing dependent plasticity of neurons
Patent Number: 8,600,919

Inventors: Postrel; Richard (Miami Beach, FL)
Title: Method and system for electronic exchange of reward points
Patent Number: 8,600,807

Inventors: Potts; Timothy (East Haven, CT), Papadopoulos; Leonidas P. (Ridgefield, CT), Jain; Rajnish (Fairfield, CT)
Title: Systems, methods, and computer program products for providing a manual ring-down communication line using session initiation protocol
Patent Number: 8,599,834

Inventors: Prado; Pablo J. (San Diego, CA)
Title: System and method for single-sided magnetic resonance imaging
Patent Number: 6,977,503

Inventors: Prebeck; Stefan (Passau, DE)
Title: Hydrostatic transmission of a hydrostatic-mechanical power distribution transmission
Patent Number: 7,631,494

Inventors: Proctor, Jr.; James A. (Melbourne Beach, FL), Gainey; Kenneth M. (Satellite Beach, FL), Otto; James C. (West Melbourne, FL)
Title: Closed form calculation of temporal equalizer weights used in a repeater transmitter leakage cancellation system
Patent Number: 8,599,906

Inventors: Puchner; Helmut (Santa Clara, CA), Giust; Gary K. (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Silicon germanium CMOS channel
Patent Number: 6,977,400

Inventors: Qin; Xiangping (San Jose, CA), Singh; Harkirat (Santa Clara, CA), Shao; Huai-Rong (Santa Clara, CA), Ngo; Chiu (San Francisco, CA)
Title: System and method of providing domain management for content protection and security
Patent Number: 8,601,555

Inventors: Quan; Tong-You (Shenzhen, CN), Zhong; Hai-Shan (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Electronic device with push button
Patent Number: 8,598,479

Inventors: Quan; Zhi (San Diego, CA), Shellhammer; Stephen J. (Ramona, CA), Zhang; Wenyi (San Diego, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for spectral sensing
Patent Number: 8,600,312

Inventors: Quarz; Dieter (Dusseldorf, DE)
Title: Vibrational ergometer
Patent Number: 8,608,625

Inventors: Quenzi; Philip J. (Atlantic Mine, MI), Stein; Russ E. (Houghton, MI), Pietila; Mark A. (Atlantic Mine, MI), Kieranen; Carl B. (Laurium, MI), Halonen; Philip D. (Calumet, MI)
Title: Light weight apparatus for screeding and vibrating uncured concrete surfaces
Patent Number: 6,976,805

Inventors: Quioc; Eduardo L. (Westland, MI), Whang; David S. (Bloomfield Hills, MI), Sawa; Shoichi (Shiga, JP)
Title: Gas generating system
Patent Number: 8,608,196

Inventors: Raberg; Wolfgang (Fontainebleau, FR)
Title: MTJ stack with crystallization inhibiting layer
Patent Number: 6,977,181

Inventors: Ralph; James D. (Seaside Park, NJ), Tatar; Stephen (Montville, NJ), Errico; Thomas J. (Summit, NJ)
Title: Trial intervertebral distraction spacers
Patent Number: 8,608,752

Inventors: Ralph; James D. (Summit, NJ), Tatar; Stephen (Montville, NJ), Errico; Thomas J. (Summit, NJ)
Title: Insertion tool for use with tapered trial intervertebral distraction spacers
Patent Number: 6,976,988

Inventors: Ramachandran; Nalarajan (Uniontown, OH), Mleziva; Roy (Canton, OH), Hill; Jeffrey A. (Canton, OH), Owens; Mark (Louisvile, OH), Smith; Mark D. (North Canton, OH), Haney; Sean (North Canton, OH), Junkins; Andrew (North Canton, OH), Force; Matthew (Uniontown, OH), Graef; H. Thomas (Bolivar, OH), Herrera; Elizabeth M (North Canton, OH), Miller; Robert G. (Bath, OH)
Title: Banking transaction machine that operates responsive to data bearing records
Patent Number: 8,608,060

Inventors: Rapoport; Uri (Moshav Ben Shemen, IL)
Title: Method of generating electrical current with free moving inner magnetic core
Patent Number: 8,607,437

Inventors: Rashid; Kashif (Middlesex, GB), Demirel; Suleyman (Ann Arbor, MI), Couet; Benoit (Belmont, MA)
Title: Production optimization for oilfields using a mixed-integer nonlinear programming model
Patent Number: 8,600,717

Inventors: Ratledge; Colin (Beverley, GB), Anderson; Alistair James (Hull, GB), Kanagachandran; Kanagasooriyam (London, GB), Grantham; David John (Hull, GB), Stephenson; Janet Christine (Hull, GB), de Swaaf; Martin E. (Utrecht, NL), Sijtsma; Lolke (Renkum, NL)
Title: Method of producing an oil including docosahexaenoic acid
Patent Number: 6,977,166

Inventors: Rauch; Johannes (Neuendorf, DE), Rustler; Matthias (Lohr, DE)
Title: Pilot valve
Patent Number: 7,631,663

Inventors: Ren; Zhimou (Chengdu, CN), Kuo; Ching-Chuan (Taipei, TW), Yan; Tiesheng (Chengdu, CN), Xie; Yunning (Chengdu, CN), Ren; Jun (Chengdu, CN)
Title: Driving circuit for powering LED light sources
Patent Number: 8,598,792

Inventors: Rennick; Vikki (Portland, OR)
Title: Reflective accessories
Patent Number: 7,631,976

Inventors: Reynolds; Glenn Alan (Laguna Hills, CA), Hackbarth; Dean Robert (Las Vegas, NV), Curtis; Gary Noble (Anacortes, WA)
Title: Mini-truss thin-sheet panel assembly
Patent Number: 8,607,529

Inventors: Rhee; Dong Woo (Gyunggi-do, KR), Kim; Jae Yoon (Gyunggi-do, KR), Park; Jun Kyu (Seoul, KR)
Title: Motor
Patent Number: 8,598,752

Inventors: Richter; Hartmut (Villingen-Schwenningen, DE), Hofmann; Holger (Thousand Oaks, CA), Knappmann; Stephan (Zimmern, DE), Ballweg; Christof (Villingen-Schwenningen, DE), Buchler; Christian (Villingen-Schwenningen, DE)
Title: Method for storing data on an optical recording medium
Patent Number: 8,599,674

Inventors: Rider; Todd H. (Littleton, MA)
Title: Anti-pathogen treatments
Patent Number: 8,598,324

Inventors: Rieger; Harry R. (San Diego, CA), Turcu; I. C. Edmond (Wantage, GB), Morris; James (Encinitas, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for generating a membrane target for laser produced plasma
Patent Number: 6,977,383

Inventors: Rigo; Alfred (Fred) (Milton, CA)
Title: Most innovative mode of transportation, called a train ferry on a four track rail system
Patent Number: 8,607,711

Inventors: Riocreux; Peter Andrew (Cheadle, GB)
Title: Maintaining required ordering of transaction requests in interconnects using barriers and hazard checks
Patent Number: 8,601,167

Inventors: Rios; Andrew Paul (Las Vegas, NV)
Title: Temporary support system for drywall
Patent Number: 7,631,462

Inventors: Rioux; Robert F. (Ashland, MA), Bean; Jeffery V. (Fitchburg, MA)
Title: RF ablation probe array advancing device
Patent Number: 8,608,734

Inventors: Ripple, Jr.; Robert E. (Richmond, TX)
Title: Flange clamp
Patent Number: 8,608,145

Inventors: Ritchart; Mark A. (Murrieta, CA), White; George (Diamond Bar, CA)
Title: Methods and devices for collection of soft tissue
Patent Number: 6,976,968

Inventors: Robb; Damon B. (Vancouver, CA)
Title: AP-ECD methods and apparatus for mass spectrometric analysis of peptides and proteins
Patent Number: 8,598,514

Inventors: Robertson; Alan D. (Melbourne, AU), Jackson; Shaun (Melbourne, AU), Kenche; Vijaya (Melbourne, AU), Yap; Cindy (Melbourne, AU), Parbaharan; Hishani (Melbourne, AU), Thompson; Phil (Melbourne, AU)
Title: Therapeutic morpholino-substituted compounds
Patent Number: 6,977,255

Inventors: Roddy; Craig W. (Duncan, OK), Chatterji; Jiten (Duncan, OK), Cromwell; Roger (Walters, OK), Patil; Rahul Chandrakant (Pune, IN), Tarafdar; Abhijit (Pune, IN), Deshpande; Abhimanyu (Pune, IN), Gordon; Christopher L. (Oklahoma City, OK)
Title: Cement compositions comprising latex and a nano-particle
Patent Number: 8,598,093

Inventors: Rodi; Anton (D-69181 Leimen, DE)
Title: Measuring system for recording angular and linear absolute values
Patent Number: 6,976,317

Inventors: Rodriguez Sarmiento; Rosa Maria (Basel, CH), Wichmann; Juergen (Steinen, DE)
Title: Benzodioxole piperidine compounds
Patent Number: 8,598,357

Inventors: Rodriguez; Yan (Suwannee, GA), Bennett, III; Thomas (Wooster, OH)
Title: Method for wiring devices in a structure using a wireless network
Patent Number: 8,598,993

Inventors: Roehrig; Adalbert (Thalwil, CH), Kawa; Franz (Adliswil, CH)
Title: Continuous casting plant
Patent Number: 7,631,684

Inventors: Roes; John B. (San Diego, CA)
Title: Compact multifunction sight
Patent Number: 7,631,432

Inventors: Roesky; Herbert W (Gottingen, DE), Gurubasavaraj; Prabhuodeyara M (Nara, JP)
Title: Oxygen-bridged bimetallic complex and polymerization process
Patent Number: 8,598,284

Inventors: Roh; Dongwook (San Diego, CA), Ahn; Joonkui (Gyeonggi-Do, KR), Kim; Mingyu (Gyeonggi-Do, KR), Lee; Daewon (Gyeonggi-Do, KR), Yang; Suckchel (Gyeonggi-Do, KR), Kim; Kijun (Gyeonggi-Do, KR), Seo; Dongyoun (Gyeonggi-Do, KR)
Title: Error propagation protection in non-binary multiple ACK/NACKS
Patent Number: 8,599,760

Inventors: Rood; Gloria (Maple Grove, MN)
Title: Facial cream composition containing allantoin
Patent Number: 6,977,081

Inventors: Rouse; John P. (Hillsborough, NJ)
Title: Payout-glide-flakeoff apparatus for characterizing deodorant and antiperspirant sticks
Patent Number: 8,607,614

Inventors: Ruddell; Scott A. (Waukegan, IL), Yardimci; Atif (Northbrook, IL), Castillo; Jorge Del (Des Plaines, IL)
Title: Peritoneal dialysis catheters
Patent Number: 6,976,973

Inventors: Ryan; Dean E. (Dublin, OH), Brodegard; William C. (Delaware, OH)
Title: Method and apparatus for predicting runway overrun
Patent Number: 6,978,205

Inventors: Ryan; Kevin J. (Eagle, ID)
Title: Dual mode DDR SDRAM/SGRAM
Patent Number: 6,977,655

Inventors: Ryan; Timothy (San Francisco, CA), Ramachandran; Ravichandran (San Jose, CA)
Title: Linearization signal processing with context switching
Patent Number: 8,600,317

Inventors: Ryskoski; Matthew S. (Kyle, TX)
Title: Method and apparatus for scheduling production lots based on lot and tool health metrics
Patent Number: 6,978,187

Inventors: Ryu; Ga-hyun (Suwon-si, KR), Park; Jeong-hoon (Seoul, KR)
Title: Error detection method and apparatus in DMB receiver
Patent Number: 8,600,176

Inventors: Ryu; Tomoaki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Video information playback method and video information playback apparatus
Patent Number: 8,600,218

Inventors: Saito; Yosuke (Tokyo, JP), Tamura; Hiroyuki (Saitama, JP)
Title: Electrical connector for connecting a mating contact and a connection object
Patent Number: 6,976,890

Inventors: Sakai; Atsushi (Kawasaki, JP), Yamamoto; Koken (Inagi, JP), Takenaka; Masahiko (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Wireless tag, reader/writer, encoding system, and encoding method
Patent Number: 8,601,563

Inventors: Sakamoto; Yutaka (Hiroshima, JP)
Title: Recliner adjuster
Patent Number: 6,976,738

Inventors: Salovaara; Kim (Lidingo, SE), Wiklund; Michael (Solna, SE)
Title: Active lightning protection
Patent Number: 8,599,529

Inventors: Salsbery; Brian J. (Boulder, CO), Gargash; Norman S. (Boulder, CO)
Title: System and method for managing resources and markers of a portable computing device
Patent Number: 8,601,484

Inventors: Salsbery; Brian J. (Boulder, CO), Gargash; Norman S. (Boulder, CO)
Title: System and method for determining optimal operating parameters for conserving power in a portable device from a hypersurface which represents optimal values of the operating parameters under various synthetic workloads
Patent Number: 8,601,298

Inventors: Sandanayaka; Vincent (Northboro, MA), Singh; Jasbir (Naperville, IL), Gurney; Mark (Grand Rapids, MI), Mamat; Bjorn (Freiburg, DE), Yu; Peng (Lisle, IL), Bedell; Louis (Prospect Heights, IL), Zhao; Lei (Naperville, IL), Mishra; Rama K. (Chicago, IL)
Title: Biaryl substituted heterocycle inhibitors of LTA4H for treating inflammation
Patent Number: 8,598,359

Inventors: Sandstrom; Paul Harry (Cuyahoga Falls, OH), Zhang; Ping (Hudson, OH), Hubbell; Joseph Kevin (Akron, OH), Golden; James Joseph (North Canton, OH), Neubauer; Robert Anthony (Medina, OH), Trares; Keith Carl (Akron, OH)
Title: Tire with central rubber layer reinforced with micro and/or macro reinforcing fillers to abridge split carcass ply ends
Patent Number: 7,631,676

Inventors: Sandy; William J. (Boca Raton, FL)
Title: Bed extension and stepgate pickup truck apparatus
Patent Number: 6,976,820

Inventors: Sanford; Alonzo W. (North Street, MI)
Title: Bed ventilator unit
Patent Number: 7,631,377

Inventors: Sanger; Wallace D. (West Palm Beach, FL)
Title: Method of assembling concrete panel building module with connection plates and resulting module
Patent Number: 6,976,344

Inventors: Santini, Jr.; John T. (Belmont, MA), Cima; Michael J. (Winchester, MA), Langer; Robert S. (Newton, MA), Ausiello; Dennis (Wellsley Hill, MA), Sheppard, Jr.; Norman F. (Bedford, MA), Herman; Stephen J. (Andover, MA)
Title: Flexible microchip devices for ophthalmic and other applications
Patent Number: 6,976,982

Inventors: Sasada; Koji (Kamakura, JP)
Title: Location register, location registration system, and location registration method
Patent Number: 6,978,135

Inventors: Sasakura; Miyoshi (Higashiyamato, JP)
Title: Printing device, printing control method and recording medium
Patent Number: 8,599,395

Inventors: Sato; Keiichi (Tokyo, JP), Kuwabata; Susumu (Osaka, JP)
Title: Semiconductor nanoparticles, method for producing the same, and fluorescence reagent comprising semiconductor nanoparticles
Patent Number: 6,977,182

Inventors: Sato; Mamoru (Tokyo, JP), Shiraishi; Akihiko (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Camera control system
Patent Number: 6,977,676

Inventors: Sato; Masumi (Kanagawa-Ken, JP), Yoshinaga; Hiroshi (Chiba-Ken, JP), Iwasaki; Yukiko (Kanagawa-Ken, JP), Ishibashi; Hitoshi (Tokyo, JP), Fujishiro; Takatsugu (Tokyo, JP), Hiramatsu; Masami (Kanagawa-Ken, JP), Hirano; Hiroko (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Method and apparatus for performing a charging process on an image carrying device
Patent Number: 6,977,022

Inventors: Sato; Shinichi (Kanagawa, JP), Sato; Yuko (Kanagawa, JP), Takada; Yuko (Kanagawa, JP), Aikawa; Yoshihide (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Aqueous ink, ink jet recording method, ink tank recording unit and ink jet recording apparatus
Patent Number: 6,976,755

Inventors: Sato; Yusuke (Utsunomiya, JP)
Title: Locking device for vehicle
Patent Number: 7,631,907

Inventors: Saunders; Court A. (Clive, IA), Wolf; Fred R. (West Des Moines, IA), Sauber; Thomas E. (Johnston, IA), Owens; Fredric N. (West Des Moines, IA)
Title: Method of improving animal tissue quality
Patent Number: 6,977,269

Inventors: Saunders; John (Larchmont, NY), Root; Ian (Stowe, VT), Goates; Eldon (Colorado Springs, CO)
Title: Portable target apparatus
Patent Number: 8,608,169

Inventors: Sauter; Guido (Thoerishaus, CH), Braun; Hans-Juergen (Ueberstorf, CH), Duc-Reichlin; Nadia (Forel, CH)
Title: Dye compositions containing quinolinium salts
Patent Number: 6,977,001

Inventors: Schaeffer; Gary (Glendale, CA)
Title: Detachment tool
Patent Number: 6,976,405

Inventors: Schafer; Laura (Kuala Lumpur, MY), Whitsitt; John R. (Houston, TX)
Title: Wellbore zonal isolation system and method
Patent Number: 7,631,695

Inventors: Schantz; Hans Gregory (Hampton Cove, AL), Meares; Michael Jason (Huntsville, AL), Werner; Stephen A. (Huntsville, AL), Unden; Alfred Hans (Owens Cross Roads, AL), Della Silva; Clark David (Huntsville, AL), Kang; Jason Kai Siang (Morganville, NJ)
Title: Firefighter location and rescue equipment employing path comparison of mobile tags
Patent Number: 8,599,011

Inventors: Schauer; Steven Alnor (Loveland, CO)
Title: Shift register control of a circular elasticity buffer
Patent Number: 6,978,344

Inventors: Schiffman; Joshua (State College, PA), Zhang; Xinwen (San Jose, CA), Gibbs; Simon J. (San Jose, CA), Kunjithapatham; Anugeetha (Santa Clara, CA), Jeong; Sangoh (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Securely using service providers in elastic computing systems and environments
Patent Number: 8,601,534

Inventors: Schmedemann; Hellmuth (Walsrode, DE), Junge; Manfred (Schwanewede, DE)
Title: Method for assuring safety during firing exercises with live ammunition
Patent Number: 6,977,593

Inventors: Schmidt; Sebastian (Weisendorf, DE)
Title: Method and device for imaging a volume section by way of PET data
Patent Number: 8,600,482

Inventors: Schnabel; Florian (Hohenkirchen, DE), Polney; Jens (Munchen, DE)
Title: Address decoding circuit and method for addressing a regular memory area and a redundant memory area in a memory circuit
Patent Number: 6,977,862

Inventors: Schneider; Dieter (Filderstadt, DE), Thiele; Guido (Brandenburg, DE)
Title: Fluid tank
Patent Number: 7,631,659

Inventors: Schneier; Bruce (Minneapolis, MN), Walker; Jay S. (Ridgefield, CT), Jorasch; James A. (Stamford, CT), Gelman; Geoffrey M. (Stamford, CT)
Title: System and method for securing electronic games
Patent Number: 8,608,558

Inventors: Schnoll; Jeffrey M. (Lake Bluff, IL), Kent; Gwendolyn R. (Lake Forest, IL), Singh; Inder Paul (Lake Forest, IL)
Title: Eyeglass system
Patent Number: 8,608,309

Inventors: Schofield; Kenneth (Holland, MI), Larson; Mark L. (Grand Haven, MI)
Title: Vehicular vision system
Patent Number: 8,599,001

Inventors: Scholz; Denny (Augsburg, DE)
Title: Device for pivoting one or more nose flaps of a track-guided vehicle
Patent Number: 8,607,713

Inventors: Schramm; Judith (Baesweiler, DE), Winkelbauer; Walter (Duisburg, DE), Cornelissen; Christian (Rodgau, DE), Basiry; Smaeil (Erkelenz, DE), Hamacher; Heinz-Willi (Moenchengladbach, DE)
Title: Flexible electrical line
Patent Number: 8,598,457

Inventors: Schroeder; Jon Murray (Leander, TX), Hirsch; Gerald Philip (Clarksville, TN)
Title: Solar home electrification with grid connection
Patent Number: 8,598,445

Inventors: Schuler; Rolf (Heiligenhaus, DE), Kalmus; Karsten (Bochum, DE)
Title: Gear stage of an actuating drive
Patent Number: 7,631,578

Inventors: Schultz; Roger L. (Ninnekah, OK), Pipkin; Robert (Duncan, OK), Cavender; Travis W. (Angleton, TX)
Title: Controlling flow between a wellbore and an earth formation
Patent Number: 8,607,874

Inventors: Schultz; Roger L. (Ninnekah, OK), Watson; Brock (Oklahoma City, OK)
Title: Downhole safety joint
Patent Number: 8,608,209

Inventors: Schulz; Kevin J. (Apple Valley, MN), Huha; Marsha A. (Minneapolis, MN), Bhattacharya; Sandeepan (Bloomington, MN)
Title: Stiffened suspension for a storage device having a layer of composite material
Patent Number: 6,977,798

Inventors: Schwarz; Johannes (Berlin, DE)
Title: Pair of golf shoes
Patent Number: 8,607,479

Inventors: Scott; Emily (Lawrence, KS), Roy; Anuradha (Kansas City, MO)
Title: Morpholines as selective inhibitors of cytochrome P450 2A13
Patent Number: 8,598,165

Inventors: Scott; Sherryl Lee Lorraine (Toronto, CA), Thompson; Julia Murdock (Kitchener, CA)
Title: Device and method for creating data records in a data-store based on messages
Patent Number: 8,600,400

Inventors: Scriven; Dale Reinhart (Upper Marlboro, MD)
Title: Systems and methods for playing a card match game
Patent Number: 7,631,873

Inventors: Segall; Christopher A. (Camas, WA)
Title: Methods and systems for noise reduction and image enhancement
Patent Number: 8,600,188

Inventors: Seitz; Stefan (Waltenhofen, DE), Schrade; Andreas (Immenstadt, DE), Schnalzger; Guenther (Blaichach, DE), Hueber; Hubert (Weitnau, DE), Kirschner; Martin (Blaichach, DE), Appelt; Ralph (Blaichach, DE)
Title: Electromagnetically actuatable valve
Patent Number: 6,976,665

Inventors: Seliger; Barton J. (Orem, UT), Nebeker; Michael S. (Sandy, UT)
Title: Re-usable, knock-down box apparatus and method
Patent Number: 8,608,050

Inventors: Sellin; Derek (Twickenham, GB), Pietila; Jukka (Espoo, FI), Kivela; Pasi (Puuppola, FI)
Title: Method of connecting network elements to a radio system, and radio system
Patent Number: 6,977,916

Inventors: Serrano; Luiz Antonio (Guararema, BR)
Title: Process for producing adhesive wound dressings
Patent Number: 6,977,324

Inventors: Seto; Masami (Hyogo-ken, JP), Taneda; Toshihiko (Hyogo-ken, JP)
Title: Semiconductor apparatus having a built-in-electric coil and a method of making the semiconductor apparatus
Patent Number: 6,977,403

Inventors: Sevre; Alf Kolbjorn (Houston, TX)
Title: Swellable packer having thermal compensation
Patent Number: 8,607,883

Inventors: Shadwell; Peter J. (Carl Junction, MO), Turek; Travis W. (Webb City, MO)
Title: Roofing product possessing thermal expansion relief characteristics
Patent Number: 7,631,461

Inventors: Shaffer; Shmuel (Palo Alto, CA), Sarkar; Shantanu (San Jose, CA)
Title: Method and system for controlling audio content during multiparty communication sessions
Patent Number: 6,978,001

Inventors: Shavit; Gideon (Highland Park, IL)
Title: Integrated freezer-anteroom control
Patent Number: 7,631,509

Inventors: Shaw; Venson M (Kirkland, WA), Leuca; Ileana A (Bellevue, WA), Holmes; David W. (Sammamish, WA)
Title: Delivery of network services
Patent Number: 8,600,404

Inventors: Sheehan; Conor (Arlington, MA), Dolecki; Eric E. (Framingham, MA), Saeger; Timothy William (Hopkinton, MA), Sakalowsky; John Michael (West Newton, MA), Carvajal; Santiago (West Newton, MA), Burge; Benjamin D. (Shaker Heights, OH)
Title: Graphical user interface user customization
Patent Number: 8,601,394

Inventors: Sheppard; Steve (Sebastopol, CA), Weeks; William (Westcliffe, CO)
Title: Media interface device
Patent Number: 6,978,474

Inventors: Shi; Dong Fang (Fremont, CA), Song; Jiangao (Sunnyvale, CA), Rabbat; Christopher J. (Calabasas, CA), Ma; Jingyuan (Sunnyvale, CA), Novack; Aaron (San Jose, CA), Nashashibi; Imad Fayek (San Jose, CA), Chen; Xin (San Ramon, CA), Pham; Phuongly (Hayward, CA)
Title: GPR120 receptor agonists and uses thereof
Patent Number: 8,598,374

Inventors: Shi; Zhanhe (San Jose, CA), Ma; Qingming (Cupertino, CA), Agasaveeran; Saravanan (Sunnyvale, CA), Berl; Steven H. (Piedmont, CA)
Title: Apparatus and method for rate-based polling of input interface queues in networking devices
Patent Number: 6,977,895

Inventors: Shih; Po-Jen (Webster, NY), Gao; Zhanjun (Rochester, NY), Mindler; Robert F. (Churchville, NY), Fields; Roger A. (Pittsford, NY)
Title: Preventing crease formation in donor web in dye transfer printer that can cause line artifact on print
Patent Number: 6,977,669

Inventors: Shiina; Takashi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Information display apparatus, mobile information unit, display control method, and display control program
Patent Number: 8,599,131

Inventors: Shiiyama; Hirotaka (Machida, JP)
Title: Scene change detection method using two-dimensional DP matching, and image processing apparatus for implementing the method
Patent Number: 6,977,963

Inventors: Shim; Jong-In (Seoul, KR), Kim; Hyunsung (Seoul, KR)
Title: Method and apparatus for measuring internal quantum well efficiency of LED
Patent Number: 8,600,705

Inventors: Shima; Toshihiro (Nagano, JP)
Title: Printer and control program product therefor
Patent Number: 6,977,734

Inventors: Shimamura; Yoshiyuki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Ink jet recording apparatus adapted to display state of use or time for replacement of cartridge and control method for same
Patent Number: 6,976,746

Inventors: Shimizu; Daisuke (Kobe, JP), Taguchi; Hiroyuki (Daito, JP), Nakaguchi; Masahisa (Katano, JP)
Title: Dielectric filter
Patent Number: 6,977,565

Inventors: Shimizu; Yasuo (Wako, JP), Watanabe; Katsuji (Wako, JP), Terada; Yasuhiro (Wako, JP)
Title: Electric power steering apparatus
Patent Number: 6,976,556

Inventors: Shimokawa; Shinnosuke (Susono, JP)
Title: Shock-absorbing structure
Patent Number: 8,607,944

Inventors: Shino; Yoshiyuki (Kanagawa, JP), Higuma; Masahiko (Chiba, JP)
Title: Non-contact information recording medium for ink-jet recording and image forming process
Patent Number: 6,977,112

Inventors: Shiono; Mitsuhiro (Hitachinaka, JP)
Title: Optical fiber drawing apparatus and sealing mechanism for the same
Patent Number: 7,631,519

Inventors: Shioya; Susumu (Mishima, JP), Nakamura; Kouichi (Mishima, JP)
Title: Bending apparatus and bending method
Patent Number: 8,607,608

Inventors: Shiraki; Takamasa (Yokohama, JP), Kawamura; Kazushige (Sagamihara, JP), Ohta; Yoshihide (Sagamihara, JP), Andoh; Takayuki (Kawasaki, JP), Ogawa; Masato (Sagamihara, JP), Takahashi; Takuji (Yokohama, JP), Fujioka; Tetsuya (Yokohama, JP), Youda; Yasunobu (Sagamihara, JP), Hatayama; Kohji (Ebina, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 8,600,288

Inventors: Shiratori; Toshiyuki (Tokyo, JP), Taguchi; Kohei (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Apparatus for controlling writing data and method for the same
Patent Number: 8,599,511

Inventors: Shirota; Riichiro (Fujisawa, JP), Sugimae; Kikuko (Yokohama, JP), Ichige; Masayuki (Yokohama, JP), Sato; Atsuhiro (Zushi, JP), Hazama; Hiroaki (Hachioji, JP)
Title: Flash memory having memory section and peripheral circuit section
Patent Number: 6,977,409

Inventors: Shore; T. Michael (Princeton, MA), Puchovsky; Melicher (Dudley, MA)
Title: Uninterrupted continuous rolling of bar and rod products
Patent Number: 6,976,617

Inventors: Shpigelman; Igor (Thornhill, CA)
Title: Support of non-trivial scheduling policies along with topological properties
Patent Number: 8,601,480

Inventors: Shreider; Vladimir Anatol (Sydney, AU), Shreider; Natalia (Sydney, AU)
Title: Apparatus and a method for constructing an underground curved multisectional wall and stratum
Patent Number: 8,608,410

Inventors: Shu; Si-Wen (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Mounting device for fan and fan module with the same
Patent Number: 8,608,438

Inventors: Shukla; Deepak (Skokie, MA), Rosenberg; Robert D. (Boston, MA), Spear; Patricia G. (Chicago, IL)
Title: Pharmaceutical preparations for the inhibition of herpes simplex virus 1 entry
Patent Number: 6,977,248

Inventors: Shuros; Allan C. (St. Paul, MN), Arcot-Krishnamurthy; Shantha (Roseville, MN), Walker; Joseph (Shoreview, MN)
Title: Method and device for cardiac vasoactive therapy
Patent Number: 8,600,499

Inventors: Shutt; John R. (Houston, TX), Squire; Kevin R. (Kingwood, TX), Vadgama; Abdulgaffar (Houston, TX)
Title: Polymerization process
Patent Number: 6,977,283

Inventors: Siber; Ralf (Mainz, DE), Fasan; Wolfgang (Erbach, DE), Lang; Torsten (Budenheim, DE)
Title: Intake system of combustion air of a vehicle
Patent Number: 8,607,908

Inventors: Silverbrook; Kia (Balmain, AU)
Title: Ink jet printhead with glass nozzle chambers
Patent Number: 7,631,956

Inventors: Silverbrook; Kia (Balmain, AU)
Title: Method of producing energy efficient printhead in-situ
Patent Number: 7,631,427

Inventors: Silverbrook; Kia (Balmain, AU), King; Tobin Allen (Balmain, AU), Tow; Gregory Michael (Balmain, AU), Bertok; Attila (Balmain, AU), Dyer; Geoffrey Philip (Balmain, AU), Brice; Robert John (Balmain, AU), Mackey; Paul Ian (Balmain, AU), Hibbard; Christopher (Balmain, AU)
Title: Method of assembling printer media transport arrangement
Patent Number: 7,632,032

Inventors: Silverbrook; Kia (Balmain, AU), Walmsley; Simon Robert (Balmain, AU)
Title: Print roll for a camera having an internal printer
Patent Number: 7,631,966

Inventors: Sixt; Torsten (Mehring, DE), Neuhauser; Franz (Geretsberg, AT)
Title: Self-adhesive hardener composition
Patent Number: 8,598,294

Inventors: Skog; Roberg (Hasselby, SE), Berg; Ingvar (Nykil, SE)
Title: Method and apparatus for mapping an IP address to an MSISDN number within a service network
Patent Number: 6,977,917

Inventors: Sladek; Thomas M. (Overland Park, KS), Zhang; Baoquan (Overland Park, KS), McConnell; Von K. (Leawood, KS)
Title: System for controlled provisioning of telecommunications services
Patent Number: 6,978,132

Inventors: Smalley; Dennis R. (Newhall, CA)
Title: Methods of and apparatus for electrochemically fabricating structures via interlaced layers or via selective etching and filling of voids
Patent Number: 8,601,405

Inventors: Smalley; Matthew David (Noblesville, IN), Carlone, Jr.; Mario Rosario (Princeton, IL), Grant; Kelvin Grandy (Alma, MI)
Title: Maize variety hybrid X03B467
Patent Number: 8,598,429

Inventors: Smalley; Matthew David (Noblesville, IN), Piper; Todd Elliott (Mankato, MN), Hotchkiss; Jay Robert (Brookings, SD), Gogerty; Joseph Kevin (Algona, IA)
Title: Maize variety hybrid X03B453
Patent Number: 8,598,434

Inventors: Smith; Philip (San Diego, CA), England; James (Highlands Ranch, CO), Darmody; Michael (San Diego, CA), Rubidoux; Jack (La Mesa, CA)
Title: Platform and launch initiation system for secondary spacecraft for launch vehicle
Patent Number: 8,608,114

Inventors: Smith; Roger Q. (Reisterstown, MD)
Title: Heavy-duty audio equipment
Patent Number: 6,977,481

Inventors: Soares; Christopher J. (La Jolla, CA), Hanley; Michael R. (Corte Madera, CA), Lewis; Diana Y. (San Diego, CA), Parkes; David G. (Del Mar, CA), Jodka; Carolyn M. (Encinitas, CA), Prickett; Kathryn S. (Foster City, CA), Ghosh; Soumitra S. (San Diego, CA), Mack; Christine M. (San Diego, CA), Lin; Qing (Getzville, NY)
Title: Methods for treatment using amylin family peptides
Patent Number: 8,598,120

Inventors: Soma; Masahiro (Fukushima-ken, JP)
Title: Input device having coordinate-inputting unit and switching unit
Patent Number: 8,599,141

Inventors: Sommer; Uwe (Effelder, DE)
Title: Drive device for a tilt element of a motor vehicle
Patent Number: 8,607,656

Inventors: Song; June-Hwa (Daejeon, KR), Rhee; Yun-Seok (Seongnam-si, KR), Lee; Young-Ki (Daejeon, KR), Min; Chul-Hong (Seoul, KR), Ju; Young-Hyun (Gwangju, KR), Park; Tai-Woo (Daejeon, KR), Lee; Jin-Won (Daejeon, KR), Kang; Seung-Woo (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Mobile apparatus supporting context monitoring, method of monitoring context using the same and context monitoring system having the same
Patent Number: 8,599,710

Inventors: Song; Seok-Pyo (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Lee; Yu-Jin (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Resistive memory device and method for fabricating the same
Patent Number: 8,598,011

Inventors: Song; Wendong (Singapore, SG), Shi; Luping (Singapore, SG), Liew; Yun Fook Thomas (Singapore, SG), Chong; Tow Chong (Singapore, SG)
Title: Diode and memory device having a diode
Patent Number: 8,599,607

Inventors: Song; Yu (Pleasanton, CA), Cheng; Doreen (San Jose, CA), Messer; Alan (Los Gatos, CA)
Title: Method and system for mobile secure socket layer in virtual private networks
Patent Number: 8,599,788

Inventors: Soumi; Mitsuo (Saitama, JP)
Title: Cable holder
Patent Number: 7,631,399

Inventors: Spangle; Lloyd (Claremore, OK)
Title: Use of seeds as a cement set retarder
Patent Number: 8,598,091

Inventors: Speldrich; Jamie (Freeport, IL)
Title: Mass-flow sensor with a molded flow restrictor
Patent Number: 7,631,562

Inventors: Sprague; Robin D. (Wilmington, NC)
Title: Method and apparatus for a jet pump inlet mixer integral slip joint clamp
Patent Number: 8,599,992

Inventors: Spuhler; Markus (Zurich, CH)
Title: Individualized jewelery alloys and method for their production
Patent Number: 8,608,867

Inventors: Squier; Randy L. (Stillwater, MN)
Title: Enclosure having exchangable lock assembly
Patent Number: 7,631,526

Inventors: Stamoulis; Anastasios (San Diego, CA), Sampath; Ashwin (Princeton, NJ), Abraham; Santosh (San Diego, CA)
Title: Adapting decision parameter for reacting to resource utilization messages
Patent Number: 8,599,748

Inventors: Stanley; Joel A. (Colleyville, TX)
Title: Method and system for mounting objects to polymeric membranes
Patent Number: 8,608,884

Inventors: Starbuck; Bryan T. (Redmond, WA), Fuller; Deana R. (Seattle, WA), Van Tilburg; Martijn E. (Seattle, WA)
Title: Integrated telephone call and context notification mechanism
Patent Number: 6,977,993

Inventors: Stark; Ola (Hammaro, SE), Gustavsson; Lennart (Karlskoga, SE), Dahlberg; Johan (Port Melbourne, AU), Svanberg; Lars-Peter (Solna, SE)
Title: Method for electrical flashover ignition and combustion of propellent charge, as well as propellent charge and ammunition shot in accordance therewith
Patent Number: 8,607,704

Inventors: Steele; James R. (Stillwater, MN)
Title: High temperature butterfly valves
Patent Number: 8,607,812

Inventors: Steiner; Jochen (Bensheim, DE), Schwab; Ekkehard (Neustadt, DE), Keller; Andreas (Speyer, DE), Watzenberger; Otto (Mannheim, DE), Gra.beta.le; Ulrich (Bohl-Iggelheim, DE), Julius; Manfred (Limburgerhof, DE)
Title: Integrated method for producing carbonyl iron powder and hydrocarbons
Patent Number: 8,608,824

Inventors: Sterlino; Dustin J. (Oakley, CA)
Title: Mass notification system
Patent Number: 8,600,357

Inventors: Stewart; Robert Gail (Andrews, TX)
Title: Extendable ladder for boat trailer or other trailer to access an elevated surface
Patent Number: 8,607,930

Inventors: Stokes; Michael D. (Redmond, WA), Camara; Franc J. (Redmond, WA), Parsons; David M. (Kirkland, WA), Wong; Gilman K. (Redmond, WA), Sadovsky; Vladimir (Bellevue, WA)
Title: System and method for applying color management on captured images
Patent Number: 6,977,661

Inventors: Stoll; Hans-Peter (St. Ingbert, DE), Schmiedl; Robert (Erlangen, DE)
Title: Device for influencing cell-growth mechanisms in vessels of a human or animal body
Patent Number: 6,978,173

Inventors: Strippgen; Walter E. (Berthoud, CO)
Title: Dynamic surgical implant
Patent Number: 8,608,784

Inventors: Stroh; David J. (Farmington Hills, MI)
Title: Torque control system
Patent Number: 6,976,471

Inventors: Styles; Stephen J. (Naples, FL)
Title: Corner potted plant holder
Patent Number: 7,631,844

Inventors: Sudo; Shinya (Tokyo, JP), Kato; Tomoaki (Tokyo, JP), Sato; Kenji (Tokyo, JP), Morimoto; Takao (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor optical modulator, semiconductor optical integrated device, and method of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 8,600,198

Inventors: Sullivan; Jeffrey R. (Boston, NY), Nolle; Eric R. (South Wales, NY)
Title: Ringless meter lock
Patent Number: 6,976,373

Inventors: Sun; Xuejing (Rochester Hills, MI)
Title: Wind noise suppression
Patent Number: 8,600,073

Inventors: Sun; Yong (Bristol, GB), Dao; Ngoc-Dung (Bristol, GB), Tosato; Filippo (Bristol, GB)
Title: Remotely weighted SDMA transmission
Patent Number: 8,599,739

Inventors: Sun; Zheng-Heng (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Foldable fixing apparatus for hard disk drive
Patent Number: 8,599,562

Inventors: Sun; Zheng-Heng (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Attachment mechanism for electronic component
Patent Number: 8,608,501

Inventors: Sun; Zheng-Heng (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Connector assembly
Patent Number: 8,601,196

Inventors: Sung; Jeong Hyoun (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Maskless exposure apparatuses and frame data processing methods thereof
Patent Number: 8,599,358

Inventors: Sung; Jin Bong (Daejon-shi, KR), Kang; Sung Weon (Daejon-shi, KR), Kim; Yun Tae (Daejon-shi, KR)
Title: Variable gain amplifier for high frequency band using microstrip hybrid
Patent Number: 6,977,554

Inventors: Sunkada; Gururaj (Bangalore, IN)
Title: Image-based product marketing systems and methods
Patent Number: 8,600,824

Inventors: Sutardja; Pantas (Los Gatos, CA)
Title: System and method for controlling gain and timing phase in a presence of a first least mean square filter using a second adaptive filter
Patent Number: 8,599,975

Inventors: Suter; James R. (Houston, TX), Borgman; Russell L. (Houston, TX), Corrales; Joe L. (Katy, TX), Sammons; John K. (Katy, TX), Hensley; Marvin R. (Freer, TX), Brasset; Edward J. (Katy, TX)
Title: Method for automated management of hydrocarbon gathering systems
Patent Number: 6,978,210

Inventors: Suzuki; Tomoe (Aichi, JP), Yuri; Shinji (Aichi, JP), Sato; Kazuhisa (Aichi, JP), Yamasaki; Kozo (Gifu, JP)
Title: Method for manufacturing printed wiring substrates, metal plate for use in manufacturing printed wiring substrates, and multi-printed wiring-substrate panel
Patent Number: 6,976,415

Inventors: Suzuki; Yoshiki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Audio signal amplitude adjusting device and method
Patent Number: 8,600,078

Inventors: Suzuki; Yuichi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Reproducing device and reproducing method
Patent Number: 8,599,662

Inventors: Suzuki; Yuto (Osaka, JP), Tajiri; Tomohisa (Osaka, JP)
Title: Light source unit
Patent Number: 8,608,338

Inventors: Svetlik; Kenneth (Schaumburg, IL), Romo; Ezequiel (Chicago, IL), Liao; Yi-Te (Nan-Tou, TW), Huang; Chih-Yung (Nan-Tou, TW)
Title: Front-accessible bevel locking system
Patent Number: 7,631,587

Inventors: Sweet; James D. (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Testing of integrated circuits from design documentation
Patent Number: 6,978,216

Inventors: Tabuchi; Haruhiko (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Optical switching device
Patent Number: 6,978,061

Inventors: Tachibana; Hiroyuki (Tamano, JP)
Title: Atomic layer deposition apparatus and atomic layer deposition method
Patent Number: 8,607,733

Inventors: Tachimori; Mitsuyoshi (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Kanazawa; Hiroshi (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Speech recognition support method and apparatus
Patent Number: 6,978,237

Inventors: Tada; Yukio (Osaka, JP), Iso; Yasuyoshi (Osaka, JP), Hanasaki; Kohji (Osaka, JP)
Title: Pyridone derivatives having affinity for cannabinoid 2-type receptor
Patent Number: 6,977,266

Inventors: Taguchi; Hiroyuki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Connector
Patent Number: 6,976,873

Inventors: Tai; Tomishige (Tokyo, JP), Takahashi; Seiya (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Connector
Patent Number: 6,976,850

Inventors: Tajiri; Noboru (Gunma, JP), Uchida; Mitsuhiko (Gunma, JP), Matsuzaki; Shingo (Gunma, JP)
Title: Objective lens holder, objective lens driving device and optical pickup apparatus
Patent Number: 8,599,659

Inventors: Takaba; Tadashi (Fukuoka, JP), Shigyo; Masanobu (Fukuoka, JP), Takahira; Yukimasa (Fukuoka, JP), Satoh; Junji (Fukuoka, JP), Yonezawa; Kusuo (Fukuoka, JP), Kawakami; Hidetoshi (Fukuoka, JP), Kawase; Koji (Fukuoka, JP), Itoh; Hiroshi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Multimedia signal processing apparatus
Patent Number: 6,978,145

Inventors: Takagaki; Nakaya (Toyota, JP), Wakatsuki; Kazutoshi (Toyota, JP), Komitsu; Hideyuki (Toyota, JP)
Title: Exhaust apparatus of internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 8,607,923

Inventors: Takagi; Yoshinori (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus and image processing method
Patent Number: 8,600,114

Inventors: Takahashi; Susumu (Iruma, JP), Nakamura; Shinichi (Hino, JP), Takebayashi; Tsutomu (Hachioji, JP)
Title: Stereoendoscope wherein images having passed through plural incident pupils are transmitted by common relay optical systems
Patent Number: 6,976,956

Inventors: Takai; Tomoyo (Owariasahi, JP), Nagaya; Yuji (Seto, JP)
Title: Apparatus and a method for processing paper currency
Patent Number: 7,631,743

Inventors: Takami; Yutaka (Yokohama, JP), Matsumoto; Kenji (Yokohama, JP), Itoh; Shigeyuki (Zushi, JP), Inoue; Masayuki (Fujusawa, JP)
Title: Electronic purse
Patent Number: 6,976,625

Inventors: Takase; Shinji (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Resin encapsulation molding method of electronic part and resin encapsulation molding apparatus used therefor
Patent Number: 6,977,188

Inventors: Takei; Masahiro (Kawasaki, JP), Machida; Minoru (Yokohama, JP), Tsuchiya; Satoshi (Inagi, JP), Imai; Mitsuru (Chichibu, JP), Kawahara; Keisuke (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Drug ejecting apparatus and control method thereof
Patent Number: 8,607,783

Inventors: Takei; Yoshiki (Matsumoto, JP)
Title: Electrophoretic display device, driving method thereof, and electronic apparatus
Patent Number: 8,599,127

Inventors: Takei; Yuji (Odawara, JP), Abe; Seiichi (Odawara, JP)
Title: Deskew circuit and disk array control device using the deskew circuit, and deskew method
Patent Number: 6,978,403

Inventors: Tal; Michael G. (Woodbridge, CT)
Title: Varicose vein dissector and removal apparatus
Patent Number: 8,608,767

Inventors: Tamanas; Kypros (Hillsborough, NJ)
Title: All terrain vehicle
Patent Number: 6,976,899

Inventors: Tan; Chun-Geik (Singapore, SG), Tsang; Randy (Foster City, CA), Song; Yonghua (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Self biased low noise high PSRR constant gm for VCO
Patent Number: 8,598,948

Inventors: Tanabe; Takatoshi (Ichinomiya, JP)
Title: Collision detection system
Patent Number: 7,631,565

Inventors: Tanaka; Atsuo (Nagoya, JP)
Title: Flat shield cable
Patent Number: 6,977,344

Inventors: Tanaka; Yousuke (Ome, JP), Hokari; Tomofumi (Ome, JP), Hasegawa; Masatoshi (Ome, JP)
Title: Semiconductor integrated circuit device operating at high speed and low power consumption
Patent Number: 6,977,856

Inventors: Tang; Heng-Tai (Yangmei, TW)
Title: Apparatus and method for split-radix-2/8 fast fourier transform
Patent Number: 8,601,045

Inventors: Taniguchi; Masayuki (Nagoya, JP), Watanabe; Naoyuki (Nagoya, JP)
Title: Game machine
Patent Number: 8,608,547

Inventors: Tanzawa; Toru (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device having switch circuit to supply voltage
Patent Number: 6,977,850

Inventors: Tao; Bernard Y. (Lafayette, IN), Mohtar; Samia (Doha, QA)
Title: Method of lowering the cloud point of fatty acid esters
Patent Number: 8,598,379

Inventors: Tao; Zhifeng (Allston, MA), Zhang; Jinyun (Cambridge, MA)
Title: Protocol data units and header in multihop relay network
Patent Number: 8,599,741

Inventors: Taranath; Arvind (Milpitas, CA), Lewis; Floyd B. S. (San Ramon, CA), Kasturi; Vasuki (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Web based client side batch printing
Patent Number: 6,977,744

Inventors: Tariq; Muhammad Mukarram Bin (San Jose, CA), Gentry; Craig B. (Mountain View, CA), Kempf; James (Mountain View, CA), Jain; Ravi (Mountain View, CA), Kawahara; Toshiro (Saratoga, CA)
Title: Location privacy through IP address space scrambling
Patent Number: 8,601,262

Inventors: Tauchen; Lynne (Las Vegas, NV)
Title: Tennis bag
Patent Number: 8,607,985

Inventors: Te; George A. (New Hamburg, NY), Kelley; Edward E. (Wappingers Falls, NY), Dauerer; Norman J. (Hopewell Junction, NY)
Title: Enhancement to a system for automated generation of file access control system commands
Patent Number: 6,978,381

Inventors: Teig; Steven (Menlo Park, CA), Caldwell; Andrew (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for propagating a piecewise linear function to a point
Patent Number: 6,978,432

Inventors: Terashima; Toshikatsu (Nagano, JP)
Title: Bill validator
Patent Number: 6,977,719

Inventors: Thies; Andreas (Friedrichshafen, DE), Wohanka; Uwe (Uhldingen-Muhlhofen, DE), Pelchen; Christoph (Tettnang, DE)
Title: Actuator for an active chassis of a motor vehicle
Patent Number: 7,631,736

Inventors: Thomas; David L. (Hagerstown, MD), Thomas; Mark D. (Hagerstown, MD)
Title: Convertible furniture system comprised of modular convertible box frames and methods of forming various furniture configurations therefrom
Patent Number: 6,976,732

Inventors: Tiedemann, Jr.; Edward G. (San Diego, CA), Chen; Tao (San Diego, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for performing fast power control in a mobile communication system
Patent Number: 6,977,967

Inventors: Tiesler; Peter (Meckenbeuren, DE), Dausend; Jorg (Friedrichshafen, DE)
Title: Clutch arrangement in a transmission having two axially and radially adjacent clutches
Patent Number: 6,976,568

Inventors: Tobler; Marco (St. Gallen, CH), Hablutzel; Walter (Winterthur, CH)
Title: Hammer mill, rotor of a hammer mill, hammer pins, catch device and fixing device
Patent Number: 8,608,099

Inventors: Tokikawa; Takuro (Ebina, JP), Kamiguchi; Kinya (Kamakura, JP), Ohtomo; Ryo (Chigasaki, JP)
Title: Image display apparatus including connection structure for connection with supporting body
Patent Number: 8,599,543

Inventors: Tokumoto; Hirokazu (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Print-data processing apparatus and print-data processing method
Patent Number: 8,599,431

Inventors: Tokushima; Masatoshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Optical control device
Patent Number: 8,600,204

Inventors: Tong; Song-Lin (Shenzhen, CN), Zhou; Hai-Qing (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Keyboard
Patent Number: 8,598,979

Inventors: Tong; Yonghui (Alpharetta, GA), Faulkner; Max Glenn (Roswell, GA), Mikan; Jeffrey (Atlanta, GA)
Title: Remote ring tone control using USSD
Patent Number: 8,600,369

Inventors: Tormo; Mar (Valencia, ES), Tari; Ana M. (Houston, TX), Lopez-Berestein; Gabriel (Bellaire, TX)
Title: Inhibition of Bcl-2 protein expression by liposomal antisense oligodeoxynucleotides
Patent Number: 6,977,244

Inventors: Tran; Luan (Meridian, ID), Rericha; William T. (Boise, ID), Lee; John (Boise, ID), Alapati; Ramakanth (Boise, ID), Honarkhah; Sheron (Boise, ID), Meng; Shuang (Boise, ID), Sharma; Puneet (Ames, IA), Bai; Jingyi (San Jose, CA), Yin; Zhiping (Boise, ID), Morgan; Paul (Kuna, ID), Abatchev; Mirzafer K. (Boise, ID), Sandhu; Gurtej S. (Boise, ID), Durcan; D. Mark (Boise, ID)
Title: Integrated circuit having pitch reduced patterns relative to photoithography features
Patent Number: 8,598,632

Inventors: Tran; Nhan Thanh (Lawrenceville, GA), Hamadi; Charles Jamile (Roswell, GA)
Title: Systems and methods for providing service migration between first and second cellular technologies
Patent Number: 8,599,866

Inventors: Tran; Pelu (Milpitas, CA), Dinh; Khang Trong (San Jose, CA), Pipathsouk; Andrew (Rockford, IL), Chung; Benjamin (Los Altos, CA), Li; Hongbin (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Insertion indicator for needle
Patent Number: 8,608,697

Inventors: Tregellas; Brian (Newport, WA), Fisher; David (Newport, WA)
Title: Rangefinder with head covering attachments
Patent Number: 8,599,362

Inventors: Tremblay; Eric (Quebec, CA), Lussier; Gregoire (Granby, CA), Dallaire; Tommy (Quebec, CA), Grenier; Sebastien (Quebec, CA)
Title: Light emitting diode bulb
Patent Number: 8,598,805

Inventors: Tripathi; Alok (Noida, IN), Jain; Abha (Greater Noida, IN), Choudhary; Parag (Noida, IN), Bhattacharya; Utpal (Noida, IN)
Title: Method and system for schematic-visualization driven topologically-equivalent layout design in RFSiP
Patent Number: 8,601,422

Inventors: Tsai; Teng-Yu (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Triggering operation mode in virtual environment
Patent Number: 8,601,174

Inventors: Tsai; Ting-Ko (Taichung, TW), Yang; Chun-Wei (Hang Zhou, CN), Zhang; Zhe-Ping (Long you Township, Long you County, CN)
Title: Torque wrench
Patent Number: 8,607,675

Inventors: Tsai; Wen-Kuei (Taipei, TW)
Title: Illuminating device
Patent Number: 8,608,352

Inventors: Tsai; Yu-Ying (Taipei, TW), Chen; Shih-Ming (Miaoli, TW), Lin; Kuo-Wei (Shinchu, TW)
Title: IC chip solder bump structure and method of manufacturing same
Patent Number: 6,977,213

Inventors: Tseng; Kuo-Fong (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Testing method and testing device for photoelectric conversion die
Patent Number: 8,598,903

Inventors: Tseng; Shun-Chi (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Backlight fixing device with adjustable test angle
Patent Number: 8,608,365

Inventors: Tsuchida; Hideki (Hasuda, JP), Kusaka; Masaru (Saitama, JP), Hayashi; Shinjiro (Saitama, JP)
Title: Method for electrolytic copper plating
Patent Number: 6,977,035

Inventors: Tsukioka; Yasutada (Yokohama, JP)
Title: System and method for controlling operation of a fixing device in an image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 8,600,252

Inventors: Tsurumi; Shingo (Saitama, JP)
Title: Picture processing apparatus, processing method for use therewith, and program
Patent Number: 8,599,320

Inventors: Tsutsumi; Wataru (Setagaya-ku, JP)
Title: Fishing reel
Patent Number: 7,631,829

Inventors: Tubel; Paulo S. (The Woodlands, TX), Williams; Glynn (Andover, GB), Hickey; Kurt A. (Humbie, TX), Leggett; Nigel (Andover, GB)
Title: Providing a light cell in a wellbore
Patent Number: 6,977,367

Inventors: Turner; Christopher J. (Niwot, CO), Watt; Charles R. (Longmont, CO), Kadlec; Ron J. (Longmont, CO), Wach; Hans B. (Longmont, CO)
Title: System and method to adjust the level of re-calibration effort based on disc drive performance
Patent Number: 6,977,873

Inventors: Tutmark; Bradley C. (Aloha, OR)
Title: Hydrophobic thermoplastic polyurethane as a compatilizer for polymer blends for golf balls
Patent Number: 8,598,275

Inventors: Uchida; Mamoru (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Electronic circuit board
Patent Number: 6,977,820

Inventors: Uchida; Yotaro (Kokubunji, JP)
Title: Incinerator
Patent Number: 6,976,439

Inventors: Uchiyama; Takehiro (Kawasaki, JP), Ohkubo; Takateru (Susono, JP), Watanabe; Kenji (Suntou-gun, JP), Iida; Ken-ichi (Tokyo, JP), Sako; Toshiaki (Mishima, JP), Hagiwara; Hiroshi (Suntou-gun, JP), Kumada; Hiromitsu (Susono, JP)
Title: Color image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 8,600,274

Inventors: Ueberall; Peter (Uetersen, DE)
Title: Flow diffusers in a UV pressurized reactor
Patent Number: 6,976,508

Inventors: Ueda; Mitsuo (Nishinomiya, JP), Nakata; Hideki (Shijyonawate, JP), Yoshida; Makoto (Kusatsu, JP)
Title: Control system for a linear vibration motor
Patent Number: 6,977,474

Inventors: Ueda; Takeshi (Kashiba, JP)
Title: Rotation angle detection device and torque detection device
Patent Number: 8,607,648

Inventors: Ueno; Tatsuya (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Counting device and counting method
Patent Number: 8,599,996

Inventors: Uesaka; Tetsuya (Yokohama, JP), Yoda; Eiji (Yokohama, JP), Toyooka; Takehiro (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Circular polarization plate and liquid crystal display device
Patent Number: 6,977,700

Inventors: Ulanovskiy; Iakov (Moscow, RU)
Title: Wind-driven power plant equipped with folding and lifting mechanism for raising and stowing the tower
Patent Number: 8,598,724

Inventors: Umemura; Yoshiharu (Tokyo, JP), Kato; Kensuke (Tokyo, JP), Nakata; Yoshirou (Tokyo, JP), Miyake; Naomi (Osaka, JP)
Title: Probe, electronic device test apparatus, and method of producing the same
Patent Number: 8,598,902

Inventors: Urick; Vincent J. (Paxinos, PA), Kurtz; Scotty R. (Clarinda, IA)
Title: Seized fastener removal tool and set
Patent Number: 8,607,672

Inventors: Van Buren; Terry Lynn (San Antonio, TX), Rafaty; Vesna (Dallas, TX)
Title: Web-based, hosted, self-service outbound contact center utilizing speaker-independent interactive voice response and including enhanced IP telephony
Patent Number: 8,599,836

Inventors: Van Luchene; Andrew S. (Santa Fe, NM), Mueller; Raymond J. (Palm Beach Gardens, FL)
Title: Bankruptcy in a virtual environment
Patent Number: 8,608,536

Inventors: Van Schenk Brill; Hans (Sewell, NJ)
Title: Pool fluid control system
Patent Number: 8,607,373

Inventors: VanValkenburgh; Charlie N. (Huntsville, AL)
Title: Mounting system for rotary damper
Patent Number: 7,631,735

Inventors: Vardi; David (New York, NY), Hellberg; Per (New York, NY), Barritz; Robert (New York, NY)
Title: Method for correlating job-step or execution-process information with corresponding software licensing information
Patent Number: 6,978,291

Inventors: Varkey; Joseph (Sugar Land, TX), Liu; Zhanke (Houston, TX), Gambier; Philippe (La Defense, FR)
Title: Composite micro-coil for downhole chemical delivery
Patent Number: 8,607,868

Inventors: Varshney; Deepak (San Juan, PR), Morell; Gerardo (Guaynabo, PR), Weiner; Brad R. (Dorado, PR), Makarov; Vladimir (San Juan, PR)
Title: Low-energy, hydrogen-free method of diamond synthesis
Patent Number: 8,608,850

Inventors: Verbeek; Roland Waldemar (Blaricum, NL)
Title: Device and method for the preparation of a frothy liquid for human consumption
Patent Number: 8,607,693

Inventors: Vinegar; Harold J. (Bellaire, TX), Christensen; Del Scot (Friendswood, TX)
Title: Sulfur barrier for use with in situ processes for treating formations
Patent Number: 7,631,689

Inventors: Vinegar; Harold J. (Bellaire, TX), de Rouffignac; Eric Pierre (Houston, TX), Maher; Kevin Albert (Bellaire, TX), Schoeling; Lanny Gene (Katy, TX), Wellington; Scott Lee (Bellaire, TX)
Title: In situ thermal processing of an oil shale formation
Patent Number: 8,608,249

Inventors: Vinocur; Sebastian (Buenos Aires, AR), Tagliaferri; Adrian (Buenos Aires, AR), Bonarrigo; Santiago Jose (Centennial, CO)
Title: Printer cartridge microchip
Patent Number: 8,599,424

Inventors: Vitale; Gianni (Ferrara, IT), Piemontesi; Fabrizio (Ferrara, IT), Mingozzi; Ines (Ferrara, IT), Camurati; Isabella Maria Vittoria (Ferrara, IT)
Title: Process for the preparation of polymer of 1-butene
Patent Number: 8,598,285

Inventors: Vock; Curtis A (Niwot, CO), Darcy; Dennis (Tyngsboro, MA), Flentov; Peter (Carlisle, MA)
Title: Sensing systems for sports, and associated methods
Patent Number: 8,600,699

Inventors: Von Allmen; Hans Peter (Tafers, CH), Baer; Toni (Schwanden bei Brienz, CH), Ruegsegger; Rudolf (Zollikofen, CH)
Title: Device for absorbing kinetic energy of a moving body
Patent Number: 8,608,142

Inventors: Vovan; Terry (Upland, CA), Enriquez; Jose (South Gate, CA)
Title: Tamper evident container with tear-apart parts
Patent Number: 7,631,776

Inventors: Wager; Garrick (Arvada, CO)
Title: Wireless network with adaptive autonomous location push
Patent Number: 8,600,410

Inventors: Waki; Kouji (Chiba, JP), Osaka; Takashi (Chiba, JP), Ito; Mitsuaki (Chiba, JP), Matsumura; Takeshi (Chiba, JP), Murayama; Naoyuki (Chiba, JP), Kashiwagi; Takashi (Chiba, JP)
Title: Ultrasonic imaging apparatus
Patent Number: 8,608,659

Inventors: Walker; James (Franconia, NH)
Title: Foot free concrete foundation method and device
Patent Number: 8,607,526

Inventors: Walker; Jay S. (Ridgefield, CT), Mik; Magdalena (Greenwich, CT), Tedesco; Daniel E. (New Canaan, CT), Alderucci; Dean (Ridgefield, CT)
Title: System and method for mailing list testing service
Patent Number: 6,978,248

Inventors: Wallace; Gregory James (Jackson, WY)
Title: Bumper mounted plate for auxiliary lights
Patent Number: 8,608,214

Inventors: Walls-Bruck; Marcus Peter Johannes (Bristol, GB), Bond; Ian Paul (Bradford-on-Avon, GB)
Title: Actuating apparatus
Patent Number: 8,607,561

Inventors: Walmsley; Simon Robert (Epping, AU), Lapstun; Paul (Rodd Point, AU)
Title: Print engine/controller to work in multiples and a printhead driven by multiple print engine/controllers
Patent Number: 6,977,751

Inventors: Walsh; Richard J. (Raleigh, NC), Issa; Alfredo C. (Apex, NC)
Title: System and method for merging voice calls based on topics
Patent Number: 8,600,025

Inventors: Wang; Chi-Chih (Taipei Hsien, TW), He; Bing-Yu (Shenzhen, CN), Zhan; Zhong-Gen (Shenzhen, CN), Xiong; Wei (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Server and method for detecting work state of power transformers
Patent Number: 8,598,742

Inventors: Wang; Chu-Hui (Taipei, TW)
Title: Cosmetic mask package
Patent Number: 7,631,766

Inventors: Wang; Shao-Hung (New Taipei, TW), Ma; Feng-Yang (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Optical filter switching apparatus of surveillance device
Patent Number: 8,599,505

Inventors: Wang; Shen (Yokohama, JP), Hara; Takehiro (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Lead angle control circuit, and motor drive device and motor drive system using the lead angle control circuit
Patent Number: 8,598,825

Inventors: Wang; Yi (Guangdong, CN)
Title: Screw-shaped LED
Patent Number: 8,608,366

Inventors: Wang; Yu-Cheng (Chung Li, TW), Twu; Shih-Hsiung (Chung Li, TW)
Title: Method of image touch panel
Patent Number: 8,599,154

Inventors: Washiro; Takanori (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Antenna, communication device, antenna manufacturing method
Patent Number: 8,599,092

Inventors: Wattenburg; Willard H. (Walnut Creek, CA), McCallen; David B. (Livermore, CA)
Title: Apparatus for stopping a vehicle
Patent Number: 7,631,950

Inventors: Webb; Terry Kelvin (Tarboro, NC)
Title: Dog carrier
Patent Number: 8,607,740

Inventors: Weeresinghe; Ranjith Thomas Mahinda (Allen, TX)
Title: Line routing to wireless access points
Patent Number: 8,600,376

Inventors: Wei; Jay (Fremont, CA)
Title: Optical apparatus and methods for performing eye examinations
Patent Number: 7,631,970

Inventors: Wei; Wen-Chen (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Light emitting diode lamp
Patent Number: 7,631,987

Inventors: Weiss; Michael (Benediktbeuren, DE)
Title: Textile heating device
Patent Number: 6,977,360

Inventors: Weitbruch; Sebastien (Monchweiler, DE), Floury; Alexa (Ivry-sur-Seine, FR)
Title: Stereoscopic picture separation for phosphor lag reduction in PDP
Patent Number: 6,977,629

Inventors: Wensel; Jeffrey P. (Newport Beach, CA), Gobin; Y. Pierre (Los Angeles, CA)
Title: Clot capture coil
Patent Number: 8,608,754

Inventors: Wenthen; David (Syracuse, NY)
Title: Electrically-driven transfer case with power take-off
Patent Number: 7,631,719

Inventors: Westrom; Mark A. (Geneseo, IL), Reynolds; George L. (Altona, IL), Reynolds; S. Paul (Altona, IL)
Title: Cartridge for a firearm
Patent Number: 6,976,431

Inventors: Wetzel; Thierry (Brussels, BE), Taelman; Marie Claire Leona Hilda (Wortegem-Petegem, BE)
Title: Method for making stable aqueous foaming surfactant
Patent Number: 6,977,238

Inventors: White; Matthew T. (Mountain View, CA), Yamamoto; Satoshi (San Jose, CA)
Title: Magnetic recording disk drive with dual-stage actuator and control system with multiple controllers
Patent Number: 6,977,793

Inventors: Whitehouse; Craig M. (Branford, CT), Dresch; Thomas (Berlin, DE), Andrien; Bruce (Guilford, CT)
Title: Multipole ion guide ion trap mass spectrometry with MS/MSN analysis
Patent Number: 8,598,519

Inventors: Whitehurst; Todd K. (Santa Clarita, CA), Carbunaru; Rafael (Valley Village, CA), Jaax; Kristen N. (Santa Clarita, CA), DiGiore; Andrew (Santa Monica, CA), Schleicher; Brett (Valencia, CA), Baldwin; Greg (Valencia, CA)
Title: Methods and systems for treating seizures caused by brain stimulation
Patent Number: 8,600,512

Inventors: Whitted; J. Turner (Pittsboro, NC), Horvitz; Eric (Kirkland, WA), Sinclair; Michael J. (Kirkland, WA)
Title: Methods and apparatus for implementing transmissive display devices
Patent Number: 6,977,712

Inventors: Wicpalek; Christian (Puchenau, AT), Mayer; Thomas (Linz, AT)
Title: Bitwidth reduction in loop filters used for digital PLLS
Patent Number: 8,598,929

Inventors: Wied; Randy C. (Green Bay, WI), Guilette; Gaylord (Luxemburg, WI), Mattila; Scott A. (Green Bay, WI), Thomas; David (Appleton, WI), Krueger; Mark (Green Bay, WI), Winiecki; Gerald R. (Suring, WI), Sargin; Gary (Green Bay, WI)
Title: Modular pouch machine
Patent Number: 6,976,946

Inventors: Wikner; Aaron David (Waterloo, IA)
Title: Integrated aspirator and fan shroud
Patent Number: 6,976,825

Inventors: Wilbrink; Tijs (Leiden, NL), Kelley; Edward E. (Wappingers Falls, NY)
Title: System and method implementing non-physical pointers for computer devices
Patent Number: 6,977,643

Inventors: Williams; Mitch A. (Beaverton, OR)
Title: Control of device-driver persistency
Patent Number: 6,978,465

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Title: Bus bar electrical feedthrough for electrorefiner system
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Title: Low pressure compression molded parts having nano-particle reinforced protrusions and method of making the same
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Title: Refrigerator rail system for removably supported side-sliding shelves
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Title: Cross talk reduction and impedance-matching for high speed electrical connectors
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Inventors: Winkler; Rance A. (Atlanta, GA), Patrick; Timothy J. (Alpharetta, GA), Ramey; Carribeth B. (Suwanee, GA)
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Inventors: Wischusen; Henry (Norcross, GA), Couture; David (Suwanee, GA)
Title: Easy-open display shipping container
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Inventors: Wishlade; Dominic Robert (Brackley, GB)
Title: Integrated garage workstation
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Title: End-effectors and transfer devices for handling microelectronic workpieces
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Inventors: Worek; Cezary (Cracow, PL), Ligenza; Slawomir (Wolbrom, PL)
Title: Multi-resonance power supply with an integral quality factor
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Inventors: Wray; Daniel Merrill (Duncansville, PA)
Title: Frame scratch prevention tool
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Inventors: Wren; David T. (Somers, NY)
Title: Detachable foldable handle for drinking vessels
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Inventors: Wu; Chun-Che (Taipei, TW), Wu; Chung-Chun (Taipei, TW)
Title: Storing mechanism for electronic device
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Inventors: Wu; Chun-Hsien (Kaohsiung, TW), Yu; Chen-Yo (Taipei, TW)
Title: Floppy drive transitional system
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Inventors: Wu; Jerry (Irvine, CA)
Title: Electrical cable assembly
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Inventors: Wu; Kang (Shenzhen, CN), Tian; Bo (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Heat dissipating system
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Inventors: Wu; Kuo-Hsiang (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Electronic device
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Inventors: Wu; Scott (Wu Feng Hsiang, TW)
Title: Portable direct-current sprayer
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Inventors: Wu; Shin-Tson (Oviedo, FL)
Title: Reflective and transflective liquid crystal display using a wire grid polarizer
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Inventors: Wu; Wei (Shenzhen, CN), Yang; Xin (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Housing of electronic device
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Inventors: Xi; Haiwen (Prior Lake, MN), Xue; Song S. (Edina, MN)
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Title: Fused tricyclic compounds for the treatment of inflammatory disorders
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Inventors: Xie; Ye-Ke (Shenzhen, CN), Chen; Yong-Dong (Shenzhen, CN), Wung; Shih-Hsun (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: LED lamp
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Title: System and method for testing electronic device
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Title: Sheet tray and image forming apparatus including same
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Title: Photoelectric conversion device
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Inventors: Yamajo; Hiroaki (Tokyo, JP), Aoyama; Koji (Saitama, JP)
Title: Signal processing device and method, and signal processing program
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Serial Number: 78850354

Owner: Ghenet Enterprises, Ltd.
Serial Number: 78527802

Owner: Global Med Technologies, Inc.
Serial Number: 76636359

Owner: GOOGLE INC.
Serial Number: 78419225

Owner: Grande Supercenter, Inc
Serial Number: 78522056

Owner: GUNSBERG, LOUIS
Serial Number: 78800019

Owner: H.K. Enterprise Group, Inc.
Serial Number: 76657712

Owner: HARLEQUIN BEADS & JEWELRY, INC.
Serial Number: 76644408

Owner: HARTMANN USA, INC.
Serial Number: 76642094

Owner: HDOS FRANCHISE BRANDS, LLC
Serial Number: 78769839

Owner: Headwaters, Incorporated
Serial Number: 78195484

Owner: Hebblethwaite, Susan
Serial Number: 78653469

Owner: Hill's Pet Nutrition, Inc.
Serial Number: 77024006

Owner: HOFFMAN PLANNING, DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION, INC.
Serial Number: 78897398

Owner: HONG KONG DRAGON AIRLINES LIMITED
Serial Number: 78609831

Owner: Howard, William L.
Serial Number: 78790727

Owner: HUMAN TOUCH, LLC
Serial Number: 78917349

Owner: HURRICANE AMT, LLC
Serial Number: 76663521

Owner: ICUL Services Corp.
Serial Number: 76654107

Owner: Incident Alert Systems LLC
Serial Number: 78813632

Owner: Instant Web, Inc.
Serial Number: 78946427

Owner: Interstate Telecommunications Cooperative, Inc.
Serial Number: 78797036

Owner: INTRAWEST U.S. HOLDINGS INC.
Serial Number: 78877881

Owner: J.R. Simplot Company
Serial Number: 77007705

Owner: JACKSON LEWIS LLC
Serial Number: 78321848

Owner: JO' BLACK SRL
Serial Number: 78765959

Owner: JOERNS LLC
Serial Number: 78737584

Owner: JOHN WAYNE ENTERPRISES, LLC
Serial Number: 76270478

Owner: JURY VERDICT REVIEW PUBLICATIONS, INC.
Serial Number: 78853561

Owner: KEE ACTION SPORTS LLC
Serial Number: 78725807

Owner: Kenneth M. Gibson, P. C.
Serial Number: 78885958

Owner: KNOW THYSELF, INC.
Serial Number: 78941352

Owner: KnowledgePoint360 Group, LLC
Serial Number: 78789507

Owner: KNOWLES ELECTRONICS, LLC
Serial Number: 76978459

Owner: Koch Foods Incorporated
Serial Number: 76667955

Owner: Kohler Co.
Serial Number: 78687605

Owner: KONAMI DIGITAL ENTERTAINMENT CO., LTD.
Serial Number: 76645898

Owner: Koni-Ling, Ltd.
Serial Number: 78932546

Owner: Kraken Enterprises, Inc.
Serial Number: 78699055

Owner: L-3 UNMANNED SYSTEMS, INC.
Serial Number: 78355939

Owner: LANARTCO, INC.
Serial Number: 76577404

Owner: Lattimore, Black, Morgan & Cain, P.C.
Serial Number: 76664076

Owner: Learning Care Group
Serial Number: 76638097

Owner: LEE HOLDINGS NC, INC.
Serial Number: 78121657

Owner: LEE, Sin Hang
Serial Number: 76664016

Owner: Libera, Daniel C.
Serial Number: 78699390

Owner: LOUISVILLE TILE DISTRIBUTORS, INC.
Serial Number: 73605849

Owner: LSI CORPORATION
Serial Number: 76533796

Owner: LUNA GOURMET COFFEE & TEA COMPANY, LLC
Serial Number: 78784168

Owner: MAHOU, S.A.
Serial Number: 78866013

Owner: MARKEL ASPEN, INC.
Serial Number: 78960252

Owner: Marshall Durbin Food Corporation
Serial Number: 78811856

Owner: MASONITE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION
Serial Number: 76387096

Owner: Master Mfg. Co., Inc.
Serial Number: 78910754

Owner: MEDIALOCATE USA, INC.
Serial Number: 78945325

Owner: Mercado Latino, Inc.
Serial Number: 76663293

Owner: Microsoft Alumni Network
Serial Number: 78725574

Owner: Mid Atlantic Vinyl Products, Inc.
Serial Number: 78741772

Owner: MidAmerican Energy Company
Serial Number: 76654238

Owner: MILLAR, INC.
Serial Number: 78958678

Owner: MILLERCOORS LLC
Serial Number: 78939720

Owner: Mindy's Cosmetics, Inc.
Serial Number: 78952705

Owner: Mitten Group, Inc., The
Serial Number: 76404801

Owner: Mitton, Deborah Anne
Serial Number: 78571146

Owner: Moenickheim, Peter
Serial Number: 78657478

Owner: MPS HRL, LLC
Serial Number: 78934034

Owner: Myers, Ehren Martin
Serial Number: 78957058

Owner: Napoleon, Vanessa
Serial Number: 78845037

Owner: NATIONAL AUTOMOBILE, AEROSPACE AND AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENT WORKERS UNION OF CANADA, (CAW-CANADA)
Serial Number: 78567902

Owner: National Milk Producers Federation
Serial Number: 78926189

Owner: National Milk Producers Federation
Serial Number: 78924607

Owner: NBCU EMERGING NETWORKS LLC
Serial Number: 78942456

Owner: NBCU EMERGING NETWORKS LLC
Serial Number: 78939443

Owner: NBCU EMERGING NETWORKS LLC
Serial Number: 76664108

Owner: NBCU EMERGING NETWORKS LLC
Serial Number: 76664111

Owner: NEOGEN CORPORATION
Serial Number: 78426084

Owner: Nesbitt, Vivian
Serial Number: 78931878

Owner: Newsworthy Inc.
Serial Number: 78937597

Owner: NHS GLOBAL CORP
Serial Number: 78890485

Owner: Niagara University
Serial Number: 78768507

Owner: Nioxin Research Laboratories, Inc.
Serial Number: 78387349

Owner: North Valley Enterprises, LLC
Serial Number: 76439944

Owner: NRV, Inc.
Serial Number: 78965110

Owner: OATH INC.
Serial Number: 77042811

Owner: Offinger Management Co.
Serial Number: 76659852

Owner: Oklahoma Department of Commerce
Serial Number: 78485817

Owner: ORACLE TALEO LLC
Serial Number: 78686777

Owner: OSRAM SYLVANIA INC.
Serial Number: 78619317

Owner: P3 Professional Performance Portfolio, Inc.
Serial Number: 78923367

Owner: Pennsylvania National Mutual Casualty Insurance Company
Serial Number: 78829714

Owner: PILOT FILM & TELEVISION PRODUCTIONS LTD.
Serial Number: 78574697

Owner: Pumpernickel Associates, LLC
Serial Number: 78781476

Owner: QUANEX IG SYSTEMS, INC.
Serial Number: 78761951

Owner: QUANTUM FOODS, LLC
Serial Number: 78392707

Owner: Radwell International Inc.
Serial Number: 78817565

Owner: RALCORP FROZEN BAKERY PRODUCTS, INC.
Serial Number: 78603663

Owner: Rao, Sanjay
Serial Number: 78772690

Owner: REALEN PROPERTIES, INC.
Serial Number: 75020105

Owner: Recar Racer Sporting Goods Co., Ltd.
Serial Number: 76591808

Owner: Rhino-Hide, L.L.C.
Serial Number: 76650669

Owner: Robanda International Inc.
Serial Number: 78616913

Owner: ROBERT BOSCH GMBH
Serial Number: 76660670

Owner: Rodale Inc.
Serial Number: 78776317

Owner: ROSETTA MARKETING GROUP, LLC
Serial Number: 78384167

Owner: S.A. Gem Distributors, Inc.
Serial Number: 78755025

Owner: SABIN, KYRIA R.
Serial Number: 76642276

Owner: SAGE SOFTWARE, INC.
Serial Number: 76534693

Owner: SAI GLOBAL COMPLIANCE, INC.
Serial Number: 78768430

Owner: SAMI LADEKI TRUST
Serial Number: 78887967

Owner: SARABELLA JAMES, INCORPORATED
Serial Number: 78334932

Owner: Savvanah Creations USA, Ltd.
Serial Number: 76663500

Owner: Scholastic Inc.
Serial Number: 76558966

Owner: Scientific Games Corporation
Serial Number: 78910987

Owner: Semmel, Neil S.
Serial Number: 78214851

Owner: Serdarusich, Tony Sebastian
Serial Number: 78928355

Owner: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
Serial Number: 76438816

Owner: Show Me Fireworks, LLC
Serial Number: 76627170

Owner: Shtern, Faina
Serial Number: 78768467

Owner: Shuster Design Associates, Inc.
Serial Number: 78622084

Owner: Six Continents Hotels, Inc.
Serial Number: 78611995

Owner: SKIP'S FIESTA DRIVE-IN, INC.
Serial Number: 73547091

Owner: SKM Industries Inc.
Serial Number: 78941333

Owner: SKUNK STUDIOS, LLC
Serial Number: 78549177

Owner: SLAM MARKETING, LLC
Serial Number: 76666036

Owner: SMA SOLAR TECHNOLOGY AG
Serial Number: 78936176

Owner: SMITH, REBECCA E
Serial Number: 78935285

Owner: SMITHKLINE BEECHAM (CORK) LIMITED
Serial Number: 78558709

Owner: SOLSTICE SLEEP PRODUCTS, INC.
Serial Number: 78936633

Owner: SONADA LUGGAGE CO., LTD.
Serial Number: 78775473

Owner: SOURCECORP, Incorporated
Serial Number: 78934755

Owner: SOURCECORP, Incorporated
Serial Number: 78934829

Owner: South Beach Beverage Company, Inc.
Serial Number: 76343929

Owner: SPOTWAVE WIRELESS LTD.
Serial Number: 78604641

Owner: STANLEY, NICHOLAS
Serial Number: 78765419

Owner: STEELCASE INC.
Serial Number: 78960368

Owner: Straightline Optical Services, Inc.
Serial Number: 78841619

Owner: TARKETT INC.
Serial Number: 78804734

Owner: Taylor-Listug, Inc.
Serial Number: 78935688

Owner: TEN: THE ENTHUSIAST NETWORK MAGAZINES, LLC
Serial Number: 78295007

Owner: THE BANK OF TOKYO-MITSUBISHI, LTD.
Serial Number: 78673173

Owner: The Burton Corporation
Serial Number: 78615944

Owner: The Douglas Kelley and Keith Bloodgood Partnership
Serial Number: 76660127

Owner: THE FOUNDATION FOR EXXCELLENCE IN WOMEN'S HEALTH, INC.
Serial Number: 78929091

Owner: THE GENIUS GROUP, LLC
Serial Number: 78938393

Owner: The Golf Warehouse, Inc.
Serial Number: 78760562

Owner: The Inspirational Network, Inc.
Serial Number: 78964095

Owner: THE NIELSEN COMPANY (US), LLC
Serial Number: 74736220

Owner: The University of New Mexico
Serial Number: 78554457

Owner: ThinkGlobal Incorporated
Serial Number: 78971380

Owner: Thompson & Ressler Consulting, LLC
Serial Number: 78776437

Owner: TIKALO SL
Serial Number: 78944409

Owner: Time Inc.
Serial Number: 77028299

Owner: TIME INC.
Serial Number: 77034492

Owner: TRAILER FLEET INTERNATIONAL LLC
Serial Number: 76642667

Owner: Transfer Rapid LLC
Serial Number: 78963792

Owner: Travel and Transport, Inc.
Serial Number: 78822137

Owner: Tres Chicas, LLC
Serial Number: 76648467

Owner: TRESPA INTERNATIONAL B.V.
Serial Number: 76330864

Owner: TRUCK-LITE CO., LLC
Serial Number: 78870725

Owner: TV Toolkit LLC
Serial Number: 78924587

Owner: United Capital Financial Partners, Inc.
Serial Number: 78940345

Owner: United States of America Chess Federation
Serial Number: 78910217

Owner: United States Office of Personnel Management
Serial Number: 78889175

Owner: Unlock The Game, Inc.
Serial Number: 78930497

Owner: Vastardis Capital Services Holdings LP
Serial Number: 78767934

Owner: Veriscan Security Aktiebolag
Serial Number: 76519961

Owner: Veterinary Eye Centers PLLC
Serial Number: 78919705

Owner: Vetoquinol N.-A.Inc.
Serial Number: 76574401

Owner: VIACOM INTERNATIONAL INC.
Serial Number: 78535580

Owner: VIKAY AMERICA, INC.
Serial Number: 76605589

Owner: Vinetto Musical Instruments, LLC
Serial Number: 78931858

Owner: Vinetto Musical Instruments, LLC
Serial Number: 78931867

Owner: Vision Accomplished, LLC
Serial Number: 78773114

Owner: W.L. ACTIVEWEAR INC.
Serial Number: 75010692

Owner: W.R. Grace & Co.-Conn.
Serial Number: 77042301

Owner: Walker, Ethan Allen III
Serial Number: 78823781

Owner: Warncke, Ronald Frederick
Serial Number: 78425915

Owner: Weston Educational, Inc.
Serial Number: 77024807

Owner: WET SEAL IP HOLDINGS, LLC
Serial Number: 78887280

Owner: WHITE, RON
Serial Number: 78823183

Owner: WILDGAME INNOVATIONS, L.L.C.
Serial Number: 78690097

Owner: WYETH LLC
Serial Number: 78582707

Owner: Yu, Shirley
Serial Number: 76132413

Owner: Zengar Institute Inc.
Serial Number: 78920330