Sunday, April 07 2019


Weekly Report

Expired Patents

Inventors: lvarez; Desiderio Sanchez-Brunete (Madrid, ES)
Title: Dynamic verification method for a riveting process with blind rivets carried out with an automatic riveting apparatus, and verifying device for carrying out the verification
Patent Number: 7,878,041

Inventors: 'T Hooft; Gert (Eindhoven, NL), Horikx; Jeroen Jan Lambertus (Eindhoven, NL)
Title: Pulse splitter with dispersion compensation
Patent Number: 8,941,048

Inventors: Abad; Carlos (Richmond, TX), England; Kevin W. (Houston, TX)
Title: System, method, and apparatus for post-fracture treatment
Patent Number: 7,878,248

Inventors: Abdallah, Jr.; David G. (Tallmadge, OH), McNutt; Jamie J. (Tallmadge, OH)
Title: Rubber composition and pneumatic tire using same
Patent Number: 8,939,184

Inventors: Abdullah; Siti Nor Akmar (Selangor, MY), Ramli; Zubaidah (Selangor, MY)
Title: Regulatory sequences for regulation of gene expression in plants and other organisms, and compositions, products and methods related thereto
Patent Number: 7,173,120

Inventors: Abel; Adrianus Gijsbertus Maria (Capelle a/d Ijssel, NL), De Vries; Albert Allan (Utrecht, NL), Geus; Gouke Dirk Jan (Vlaardingen, NL), Van Den Burg; Johannes Cornelis (Hoek van Holland, NL), Van Eekelen; Johannes Adrianus (Rozenburg, NL), Ginocchio; Alessandro (Sesto San Giovanni, IT), Pizzorno; Massimo (Milan, IT)
Title: Colored optical fiber and optical fiber ribbon assembly containing said fiber
Patent Number: 7,174,079

Inventors: Abel; Francois (Ruschlikon, CH), Basso; Claude (Nice, FR), Calvignac; Jean L. (Raleigh, NC), Vaidhyanathan; Natarajan (Carrboro, NC), Verplanken; Fabrice Jean (LaGaude, FR), Verrilli; Colin B. (Apex, NC)
Title: Identification of QoS classification based on packet attributes
Patent Number: 8,942,095

Inventors: Abercrombie; David (Gresham, OR)
Title: Method for analyzing manufacturing data
Patent Number: 7,174,281

Inventors: Abiko; Yukihiro (Kawasaki, JP), Okada; Yoshiyuki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Data management system, data processing system, and computer-readable medium having on which data management program is recorded
Patent Number: 7,877,616

Inventors: Aburatani; Hiroyuki (Tokyo, JP), Hippo; Yoshitaka (Huntington, NY), Watanabe; Akira (Tokyo, JP), Fukayama; Masashi (Tokyo, JP), Ito; Yukio (Tokyo, JP), Arai; Masahiro (Tokyo, JP), Ito; Hirotaka (Tokyo, JP), Ohtomo; Toshihiko (Shizuoka, JP), Funahshi; Shin-ichi (Shizuoka, JP), Kinoshita; Yasuko (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Cancer diagnosis and treatment of cancer using anti-robo 1 antibody
Patent Number: 8,940,488

Inventors: Ackaouy; Emmanuel (San Francisco, CA), Amdur; Matthew (San Francisco, CA), Ayyar; Kartik (Santa Clara, CA), Grunwald; David (Santa Clara, CA), Prakash; Ashish (Morrisville, NC), Quirion; Brian (San Jose, CA)
Title: Apparatus and method for storing data in a proxy cache in a network
Patent Number: 7,171,469

Inventors: Adachi; Masaya (Hitachi, JP), Tsumura; Makoto (Hitachi, JP), Hiyama; Ikuo (Hitachi, JP), Minemura; Tetsuro (Hitachioota, JP)
Title: Luminous intensity distribution control device and display having the same
Patent Number: 7,173,760

Inventors: Adachi; Seiichiro (Abiko, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus and sheet inserting device
Patent Number: 7,878,497

Inventors: Adam; Thomas N. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Bedell; Stephen W. (Wappingers Falls, NY), de Souza; Joel P. (Putnam Valley, NY), Fogel; Keith E. (Mohegan Lake, NY), Reznicek; Alexander (Mount Kisco, NY), Sadana; Devendra K. (Pleasantville, NY), Shahidi; Ghavam (Pound Ridge, NY)
Title: Strained silicon-on-insulator by anodization of a buried p+ silicon germanium layer
Patent Number: 7,172,930

Inventors: Adam; Thomas N. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Krishnasamy; Rajendran (Essex Junction, VT)
Title: Selective links in silicon hetero-junction bipolar transistors using carbon doping and method of forming same
Patent Number: 7,875,908

Inventors: Adamczyk; Dirk (Lemforde, DE), Stratmann; Julian (Osnabruck, DE), Elbers; Christoph (Stemwede, DE)
Title: Trailer towing device for a tractor vehicle
Patent Number: 8,939,462

Inventors: Adams; Phillip M. (Henderson, NV)
Title: CPU life-extension apparatus and method
Patent Number: 7,171,546

Inventors: Adarve Lozano; Alberto (Madrid, ES)
Title: Refueling boom with backup raising cable
Patent Number: 7,878,455

Inventors: Addleman; Rachel (Houston, TX)
Title: Restricted access animal feeder utilizing physical means of restriction
Patent Number: 7,874,265

Inventors: Adelson; Richard (Newington, CT), Barrett; Kathy (Enfield, CT), Bender; Doug (West Hartford, CT), Busque; Keven J. (Manchester, CT), Chaput; Daniel B. (Mansfield Ctr., CT), Engel; Marie T. (Ellington, CT), Kaplan; Marshall (West Hartford, CT), Kirby; Beverly I. (Enfield, CT), Lamb; John (Newtown, CT), Medina; Nora (Madison, WI), Meyerhofer; Sandra J. (Berlin, CT), Ryan; Jeff (W. Simsbury, CT), Sirica; Jean A. (Naugatuck, CT), Smith; Mark J. (West Hartford, CT), Tsukalas; James (Hebron, CT), Williams; M. Kathleen (Barkhamsted, CT)
Title: Method and system for an online-like account processing and management
Patent Number: 7,174,318

Inventors: Adusumilli; Vijaya P. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Simultaneous pipelined read with multiple level cache for improved system performance using flash technology
Patent Number: 7,877,566

Inventors: Aegerter; William Charles (Portland, OR)
Title: Modular distributed mobile data applications
Patent Number: 7,877,682

Inventors: Agostinelli; John A. (Rochester, NY), Simon; Richard A. (Rochester, NY)
Title: Method and apparatus for automatic selection and presentation of information
Patent Number: 7,174,029

Inventors: Ahlers; Wolfgang (Worms, DE), Paciello; Rocco (Bad Durkheim, DE), Vogt; Dieter (Eindhoven, DE), Hofmann; Peter (Heidelberg, DE)
Title: Ligands for pnicogen chelate complexes with a metal of subgroup VIII and use of the complexes as catalysts for hydroformylation, carbonylation, hydrocyanation or hydrogenation
Patent Number: 7,173,138

Inventors: Ahmed; Golam (Marysville, OH), Strahm, Jr.; Jack Alan (Marysville, OH)
Title: Theft deterrent shield for electronic device
Patent Number: 7,874,393

Inventors: Ahmed; Shafaat (Yorktown Heights, NY), Deligianni; Hariklia (Yorktown Heights, NY)
Title: Gallium electrodeposition processes and chemistries
Patent Number: 8,940,149

Inventors: Ahn; Byeong-hwa (Seongnam-si, KR)
Title: Fusing unit and image forming apparatus having the same
Patent Number: 7,877,051

Inventors: Aho; Michael E. (Rochester, MN), Chen; Dong (Croton on Hudson, NY), Eisley; Noel A. (Wappingers Falls, NY), Gooding; Thomas M. (Rochester, MN), Heidelberger; Philip (Cortlandt Manor, NY), Tauferner; Andrew T. (Rochester, MN)
Title: Calculating a checksum with inactive networking components in a computing system
Patent Number: 8,943,199

Inventors: Aida; Kazutoshi (Osaka, JP), Takahashi; Toshihiko (Osaka, JP), Horibe; Ryuusuke (Osaka, JP)
Title: Data playback equipment for playing back data recorded on a disk medium
Patent Number: 7,171,608

Inventors: Akamatsu; Yoshinobu (Iwata, JP)
Title: Evaluation method for rolling bearing part
Patent Number: 7,877,215

Inventors: Akhavan; Koorosh (San Diego, CA), Gopalan; RaviKiran (San Diego, CA), Kang; Eunmo (San Diego, CA), Luong; Le Nguyen (San Diego, CA)
Title: Systems and methods for detecting data collisions for a near field communication system
Patent Number: 8,942,278

Inventors: Akiyama; Satoru (Sagamihara, JP), Sekiguchi; Tomonori (Tama, JP), Takemura; Riichiro (Tokyo, JP), Nakaya; Hiroaki (Kokubunji, JP), Miyatake; Shinichi (Tokyo, JP), Watanabe; Yuko (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor memory device having a sense amplifier circuit with decreased offset
Patent Number: 7,876,627

Inventors: Akiyama; Tadashi (Okazaki, JP), Oono; Tomohiro (Toyota, JP)
Title: Piping with coolant inlet
Patent Number: 7,878,231

Inventors: Akiyoshi; Kozo (Tokyo, JP), Akiyoshi; Nobuo (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Animation distributing method, server and system
Patent Number: 7,173,626

Inventors: Al-Dhahir; Naofal (Morris Township, Morris County, NJ), Fragouli; Christine (Madison, NJ), Turin; William (East Brunswick, NJ)
Title: Training-based channel estimation for multiple-antennas
Patent Number: 8,942,335

Inventors: Al-Dhahir; Naofal (Morris Township, NJ)
Title: Frequency-domain method for joint equalization and decoding of space-time block codes
Patent Number: 7,173,976

Inventors: Al-Herz; Ahned Ibrahim (Los Angeles, CA), Ibrahim; Mohammad K. (Leicester, GB)
Title: Token based new digital cash protocols with combined blind digital signature and pseudonym authentication
Patent Number: 7,877,331

Inventors: Albertini; Michael (La Grange, IL), Annerino; Frank (Rolling Meadows, IL), Dettmann; Ben (Sunnyvale, CA), Hulick; Troy (Saratoga, CA), Webb; William (Redwood City, CA)
Title: Transparent cover with access to multi-way navigation assembly
Patent Number: 7,876,550

Inventors: Albrecht; Steven W. (Forest Lake, MN), Suzuki; Kazuya (Hamamatsu, JP), Malcolm; David B. (Maplewood, MN), Roska; Timothy W. (Forest Lake, MN), Coleman; Kathryn A. (St. Louis Park, MN)
Title: Composition and method relating to a hot melt adhesive
Patent Number: 7,173,076

Inventors: Alexander; Michael E. (Great Valls, VA), Ramanathan; Sri (Lutz, FL), Schaffa; Frank Andre (Hartsdale, NY)
Title: System and method for optimizing data traffic in signaling stream of IP multimedia subsystem service
Patent Number: 7,877,453

Inventors: Alexandre; Isabelle (Haltinne, BE), Margaine; Sylvain (Namur, BE), Husar; Dieter (Hamburg, DE), Zammatteo; Nathalie (Gelbressee, BE), Koehn; Heinz (Hamburg, DE), Remacle; Jose (Malonne, BE)
Title: Identification and quantification of a plurality of biological (micro)organisms or their components
Patent Number: 7,875,442

Inventors: Alexandrov; Felix I. (Bedford, MA)
Title: Multi-lamps instant start electronic ballast
Patent Number: 7,876,060

Inventors: Ali; Asad (Troy, MI), Young; Oliver (Grosse Pointe Farms, MI)
Title: Vehicle seat assembly having a vehicle occupant sensing system and a seat cushion insert positioned therein
Patent Number: 7,172,244

Inventors: Allcorn; Marc (Sugar Land, TX), Chow; Jing Hayes (Anchorage, AL), Eslinger; David Milton (Collinsville, OK), Hackworth; Matthew R. (Manvel, TX), Rowatt; John David (Pearland, TX), Allan; Thomas (Hosuton, TX)
Title: Providing a cleaning tool having a coiled tubing and an electrical pump assembly for cleaning a well
Patent Number: 7,874,366

Inventors: Allen-Ware; Malcolm S. (Austin, TX), Drake; Alan J. (Round Rock, TX), Huang; Wei (Austin, TX), Floyd; Michael S. (Cedar Park, TX), Wen; Huajun (Austin, TX)
Title: Minimizing power consumption for fixed-frequency processing unit operation
Patent Number: 8,943,341

Inventors: Allen; David T. (Longwood, FL), Marrero; Josue (Oviedo, FL)
Title: Turbine generator stator core attachment technique
Patent Number: 8,941,282

Inventors: Allen; Joseph B. (Wappingers Falls, NY), Dunham; Timothy G. (South Burlington, VT), Shanmugam; Valarmathi C. (Essex Junction, VT)
Title: Removal of relatively unimportant shapes from a set of shapes
Patent Number: 7,876,952

Inventors: Alleston; Steven (Leamington Spa, GB), Gleeson; Liam (Stratford-upon-Avon, GB), Ellingham; Tim (Erdington, GB), Walsh; Tony (Long Marston, GB)
Title: Method and an apparatus for signal transmission
Patent Number: 7,174,097

Inventors: Altshuller; Mark (Ganot Hadar, IL), Marinchenco; Oleg (Modiln, IL), Shousterman; Leonid (Alfei-Menashe, IL)
Title: Wireless communications network base station extension
Patent Number: 8,942,163

Inventors: Alvey; Jeffrey A. (Union Bridge, MD), Fecteau; Keith E. (Wilbraham, MA), Tremblay; Julie (Worcester, MA)
Title: Heat management system for industrial safety equipment
Patent Number: 7,878,195

Inventors: Amara; Foued Ben (Vancouver, CA), Au; James (Port Coquitlam, CA), Jerbi; Ali (Vancouver, CA), Kossentini; Faouzi (Vancouver, CA)
Title: Trailing artifact avoidance system and method
Patent Number: 7,173,971

Inventors: Ambrogi; Mario (Parma, IT), Bertini; Stefano (Pharma, IT)
Title: Frozen aerated confection and method of production
Patent Number: 8,940,352

Inventors: Amemiya; Kanae (Tokyo, JP), Takeda; Shuuichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Method and apparatus for editing and viewing device layout, and computer program product
Patent Number: 7,877,729

Inventors: Amit; Yair (Tel-Aviv, IL), Cohen; Adi (Tel-Aviv, IL), Guy; Lotem (Hod Hasharon, IL), Landau; Alexander (Karmiel, IL), Tripp; Omer (Har-Adar, IL), Vana; Avishai (Netanya, IL), Weisman; Omri (Tel-Aviv, IL)
Title: Application testing system and method
Patent Number: 8,943,589

Inventors: Amler; Lukas C. (Foster City, CA), Birkner; Merrill (San Francisco, CA), Lin; Chin-Yu (Redwood City, CA), Moecks; Joachim (Mannheim, DE), Strauss; Andreas (Penzberg, DE)
Title: Predicting response to a HER inhibitor
Patent Number: 8,940,302

Inventors: Ammons; James (Kemah, TX), Ammons; Ronald Allan (Livingston, TX)
Title: Drip containing container with tear-away wiper element
Patent Number: 7,874,754

Inventors: An; Fu-Tai (San Jose, CA), Liu; Xuemei (Milpitis, CA)
Title: Background offset cancellation scheme for continuous time gm-C filters
Patent Number: 7,876,147

Inventors: Ananthakrishnan; Avinash N. (Hillsboro, OR), Rotem; Efraim (Haifa, IL), Rajwan; Doron (Rishon Le-Zion, IL), Wiessman; Eliezer (Haifa, IL), Wells; Ryan (Folsom, CA), Shulman; Nadav (Tel Mond, IL)
Title: Controlling a turbo mode frequency of a processor
Patent Number: 8,943,340

Inventors: Anbo; Toshiyuki (Tokyo, JP), Uchikoba; Fumio (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Inductor device
Patent Number: 7,173,508

Inventors: Anderson; Brent A. (Jericho, VT), Bryant; Andres (Burlington, VT), Nowak; Edward J. (Essex Junction, VT)
Title: Integrated circuit structure incorporating one or more asymmetric field effect transistors as power gates for an electronic circuit with stacked symmetric field effect transistors
Patent Number: 8,941,180

Inventors: Anderson; Brent A. (Jericho, VT), Nowak; Edward J. (Essex Junction, VT)
Title: Semiconductor structures and methods of manufacture
Patent Number: 8,941,190

Inventors: Anderson; Brent Alan (Jericho, VT), Nowak; Edward Joseph (Essex Junction, VT)
Title: System for and method of verifying IC authenticity
Patent Number: 7,877,712

Inventors: Anderson; Daryl E. (Corvallis, OR), Gore; Makarand P (Corvallis, OR), McClellan; Paul J (Bend, OR)
Title: Integrated CD/DVD recording and labeling
Patent Number: 7,172,991

Inventors: Anderson; Gregory E. (Calgary, CA), Heaven; William J. (Calgary, CA)
Title: Method for terminating or reducing water flow in a subterranean formation
Patent Number: 7,874,363

Inventors: Anderson; Percy L. (Bronx, NY)
Title: Caddy for toting cleaning tools on a trash pail
Patent Number: 7,878,364

Inventors: Ando; Hideo (Hino, JP), Morita; Seiji (Yokohama, JP), Takazawa; Koji (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Information storage medium, reproducing method, and recording method
Patent Number: 8,942,076

Inventors: Ando; Hideo (Hino, JP), Morita; Seiji (Yokohama, JP), Takazawa; Koji (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Information storage medium, reproducing method, and recording method
Patent Number: 8,942,077

Inventors: Ando; Hirofumi (Nagano, JP)
Title: Printer and print system capable of printing a read image without intervention of host in addition to printing of print data from host
Patent Number: 7,173,723

Inventors: Ando; Kazuhiko (Chiba, JP), Uchiyama; Junichi (Chiba, JP)
Title: Method of controlling oil-absorbing properties of a silicone rubber powder
Patent Number: 7,875,699

Inventors: Ando; Takashi (Tuckahoe, NY), Choi; Changhwan (Seoul, KR), Choi; Kisik (Hopewell Junction, NY), Narayanan; Vijay (New York, NY)
Title: Low threshold voltage CMOS device
Patent Number: 8,941,184

Inventors: Ando; Takashi (Tuckahoe, NY), Choi; Changhwan (Seoul, KR), Kwon; Unoh (Fishkill, NY), Narayanan; Vijay (New York, NY)
Title: Scaled equivalent oxide thickness for field effect transistor devices
Patent Number: 8,940,599

Inventors: Andou; Tamotsu (Osaka, JP), Nakano; Kenji (Kyoto, JP), Uchida; Noriyuki (Osaka, JP), Iwase; Yusuke (Osaka, JP)
Title: Electrode mount, arc tube, low-pressure mercury vapor discharge lamp, compact self-ballasted fluorescent lamp and method of manufacturing the arc tube
Patent Number: 7,876,051

Inventors: Andrade; Henrique (Croton-on-Hudson, NY), Gedik; Bugra (White Plains, NY), Hou; Rui (Beijing, CN), Wang; Hua Yong (Beijing, CN), Wu; Kun-Lung (Yorktown Heights, NY)
Title: Incrementally constructing executable code for component-based applications
Patent Number: 8,943,482

Inventors: Andreev; Alexander (San Jose, CA), Vokovic; Vojislav (Santa Clara, CA), Scepanovic; Ranko (Saratogo, CA)
Title: Decision tree representation of a function
Patent Number: 7,877,724

Inventors: Andrews; Kevin (Atlanta, GA), Sugahara; Hiroshi (Watertown, CT)
Title: Mobile pipe lining apparatus
Patent Number: 8,939,679

Inventors: Anemikos; Theodoros E. (Milton, VT), Spence Bickford; Jeanne P. (Essex Junction, VT), Chadwick; Laura S. (Essex Junction, VT), Lichtensteiger; Susan K. (Essex Junction, VT), Polson; Anthony D. (Jericho, VT)
Title: System and method to optimize semiconductor power by integration of physical design timing and product performance measurements
Patent Number: 7,877,714

Inventors: Angelini; Sergio A. (Tennwil, CH), Miklos; Bela (San Diego, CA)
Title: Springless regulator valve assembly
Patent Number: 7,171,980

Inventors: Angibaud; Patrick Rene (Fontaine-Bellenger, FR), Venet; Marc Gaston (Le Mesnil-Esnard, FR), Saha; Ashis Kumar (Harleysville, PA), Mevellec; Laurence Anne (Louviers, FR)
Title: Farnesyl transferase inhibiting 6-[(substituted phenyl)methyl]-quinoline and quinazoline derinazoline derivatives
Patent Number: 7,173,040

Inventors: Anklesaria; Kaiomars P. (Bloomingdale, GA)
Title: Device with fastening assembly
Patent Number: 8,938,859

Inventors: Annapragada; Mrithyunjaya (Bolton, MA)
Title: Improvements to query execution in a parallel elastic database management system
Patent Number: 8,943,103

Inventors: Ansmann; Andreas (Wiesloch, DE), Benisch; Christoph (Mannheim, DE), Ba.beta.ler; Peter (Viernheim, DE), Fischer; Rolf-Hartmuth (Heidelberg, DE), Maixner; Stefan (Schwetzingen, DE), Melder; Johann-Peter (Bohl-Iggelheim, DE), Luyken; Hermann (Ludwigshafen, DE)
Title: Iron-containing material suitable for use as hydrogenation catalyst
Patent Number: 7,875,740

Inventors: Aoki; Hideo (Yokohama, JP), Yamaguchi; Naoko (Yokohama, JP), Takubo; Chiaki (Tokyo, JP), Yamauchi; Toshiaki (Fujisawa, JP), Imamiya; Koji (Kawasaki, JP), Hashizume; Hiroshi (Hino, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing an electronic circuit formed on a substrate
Patent Number: 7,877,871

Inventors: Aoki; Takashi (Tokyo, JP), Murai; Yusuke (Tokyo, JP), Yokota; Satoru (Tokyo, JP), Matsuba; Takeo (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Coordination method and mobile terminal
Patent Number: 7,877,775

Inventors: Aoshima; Chikara (Zama, JP)
Title: Stepping motor
Patent Number: 7,173,352

Inventors: Aparin; Vladimir (San Diego, CA)
Title: Transmit (TX) interference canceller and power detector
Patent Number: 8,942,314

Inventors: Arackaparambil; John F. (San Carlos, CA), Chi; Tom (San Jose, CA), Chow; Billy (Menlo Park, CA), D'Souza; Patrick M. (Mountain View, CA), Hawkins; Parris (Pleasanton, CA), Huang; Charles (Union City, CA), Jensen; Jett (Campbell, CA), Krishnamurthy; Badri N. (Mountain View, CA), Kulkarni; Pradeep M. (Sunnyvale, CA), Kulkarni; Prakash M. (Sunnyvale, CA), Lin; Wen Fong (San Jose, CA), Mohan; Shantha (Palo Alto, CA), Nandy; Bishnu (Union City, CA), Yuan; Huey-Shin (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Computer integrated manufacturing techniques
Patent Number: 7,174,230

Inventors: Arafune; Akira (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Visual apparatus and visual method
Patent Number: 8,942,822

Inventors: Arai; Toshinao (Kanagawa, JP), Yamazaki; Hidekazu (Kanagawa, JP), Ikeda; Hitoshi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Solution casting process for producing polymer film
Patent Number: 7,172,713

Inventors: Araki; Koiti (Sao Paulo, BR), Ogawa; Takuji (Okazaki, JP), Mizuguchi; Eisuke (Okazaki, JP)
Title: Stabilized inorganic nanoparticle, stabilized inorganic nanoparticle material, method for producing stabilized inorganic nanoparticle, and method for using stabilized inorganic nanoparticle
Patent Number: 7,875,352

Inventors: Archambault; Roch G. (North York, CA), Charlebois; Erik P. (Pickering, CA), Zhang; Guansong (Markham, CA)
Title: Method of partially copying first and last private arrays for parallelized loops based on array data flow
Patent Number: 7,877,739

Inventors: Arco; Judith A. (Woodbury, MN), Wood; Leigh E. (Woodbury, MN)
Title: Elastic disposal means
Patent Number: 7,875,012

Inventors: Ardoint; Jean Louis (Gentilly, FR), Bonnard; Phillipe (Gentilly, FR), Citeau; Hugues (Gentilly, FR)
Title: Composite production rules
Patent Number: 8,943,003

Inventors: Arning; Michael Dean (Webster, TX)
Title: Corrosion barrier cap system
Patent Number: 8,939,212

Inventors: Arnold; Thomas A. (Saratoga, CA), Pettitt; John Philip (Sausalito, CA), Rendleman, Jr.; Jesse Noel (San Francisco, CA), Lewis, Jr.; Robert Lincoln (Los Gatos, CA)
Title: Method and system for delivering digital products electronically
Patent Number: 7,174,455

Inventors: Aronsson; Par-Anders (Malmo, SE), de Leon; David (Lund, SE), Jonsson; Hakan (Hjarup, SE), Klinghult; Gunnar (Lund, SE), Thorn; Ola (Limhamn, SE)
Title: Automatic intelligent focus control of video
Patent Number: 8,941,722

Inventors: Aronstam; Peter S. (Houston, TX)
Title: Method and apparatus for hybrid suspension system
Patent Number: 8,941,278

Inventors: Arpino; Daniel (Wellesley, MA), Sheehan; Robert (Arlington, MA), Tanner; Marc (Somerville, MA), Shea; Brendan (Medford, MA), Hyman; Jacob (Somerville, MA), Griego; Adrian (Abington, MA), Nietlispach; Philipp (Boston, MA), Marcos; John (Belmont, MA), Olson; Brian (Medford, MA)
Title: System and method for processing multiple mailing services orders of varying quantities and address lists
Patent Number: 8,941,868

Inventors: Artzi; Shay (Brookline, MA), Dolby; Julian (Bronx, NY), Tip; Frank (Ridgewood, NJ)
Title: Fault detection and localization in dynamic software applications
Patent Number: 8,943,478

Inventors: Asamura; Fumio (Sayama, JP)
Title: Crystal oscillator
Patent Number: 8,941,444

Inventors: Asamura; Masako (Nagaokakyo, JP), Kurahashi; Satoshi (Nagaokakyo, JP), Ueda; Tomohiro (Nagaokakyo, JP), Hibi; Taketoshi (Nagaokakyo, JP), Yamasaki; Tatsuo (Nagaokakyo, JP), Ishimoto; Junko (Nagaokakyo, JP), Inoue; Tohru (Nagaokakyo, JP), Onishi; Ken (Nagaokakyo, JP)
Title: Digital VTR
Patent Number: 7,174,090

Inventors: Asano; Hideo (Machida, JP)
Title: Method for re-assigning data, apparatus for recording data and program
Patent Number: 7,174,478

Inventors: Ashiya; Hotaka (Isehara, JP), Hisajima; Kazumi (Yamato, JP), Aoki; Teruaki (Yokohama, JP), Kugaya; Takuji (Hadano, JP), Ishida; Takahide (Isehara, JP), Nagae; Kunji (Atsugi, JP), Oiki; Daisuke (Zama, JP), Ikeda; Tarou (Sagamihara, JP), Tsuruta; Masaru (Ebina, JP), Yotsunaga; Yasuo (Fujisawa, JP), Ehara; Shunsuke (Sagamihara, JP), Mizutani; Norimasa (Hiratsuka, JP), David; Sylvain (Sagamihara, JP), Iwai; Nobuhiro (Atsugi, JP)
Title: Vehicle bumper
Patent Number: 8,939,479

Inventors: Ashmore; Paul (Longmont, CO), Segura; Theresa (Broomfield, CO)
Title: Methods and structure for improved fault tolerance during initialization of a RAID logical unit
Patent Number: 7,174,476

Inventors: Ashworth; Nicholas (Dublin, OH)
Title: Thermostatic controller with decorative faceplate
Patent Number: 7,874,444

Inventors: Asplund; Henrik (Stockholm, SE), Hagerman; Bo (Tyreso, SE), Simonsson; Arne (Gammelstad, SE)
Title: Arrangement for improved isolation between adjacent cell areas
Patent Number: 8,942,766

Inventors: Atlas; Richard B. (Golden Valley, MN), Artym; Oleh M. (Golden Valley, MN)
Title: Adjustable lectern system
Patent Number: 7,874,538

Inventors: Atobe; Hiroshi (Richmond, GB)
Title: Information processing method, system, and storage medium storing a computer program, that determine the state of an information procesing apparatus and display different contents based on the determined state
Patent Number: 8,941,859

Inventors: Atsumi; Tomoaki (Isehara, JP), Kobayashi; Hidetomo (Isehara, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,877,068

Inventors: Augarten; Mike (Goleta, CA), Snow; Sean (Carpinteria, CA)
Title: Method and system for determining the pressure of a fluid in a syringe, an access port, a catheter, and a gastric band
Patent Number: 8,939,888

Inventors: Austin; Mark A. (Laurel, MD), Shmunis; Natalya (Rockville, MD), Mayank; Virnal (Raipur, IN), Everett; David Frank (Laurel, MD)
Title: Tree-to-graph folding procedure for systems engineering requirements
Patent Number: 7,877,737

Inventors: Autery; William David (Richardson, TX), Tyber; Gregory Stewart (Allen, TX), Christian; Donald Bryan (Allen, TX), Buehler; Allan Leroy (Garland, TX), Syllaios; Athanasios John (Richardson, TX)
Title: System and method for automated casting of infrared glass optical components
Patent Number: 7,171,827

Inventors: Auwera; Geert Van der (Bonheiden, BE), Andreopoulos; Ioannis (Brussels, BE), Munteanu; Adrian (Brussels, BE), Schelkens; Peter (Willebroek, BE), Cornelis; Jan (Overijse, BE)
Title: Method and system for subband encoding and decoding of an overcomplete representation of the data structure
Patent Number: 7,876,820

Inventors: Auzoux; Yann O. (Washington, DC), Jonsson; Manmeet Kaur (New York, NY), Dowd; Paul (Scarsdale, NY), Victor; Robert (Sunnyside, NY)
Title: Ball toss toy
Patent Number: 7,874,942

Inventors: Aybay; Gunes (Los Altos, CA), Sindhu; Pradeep (Los Altos Hills, CA), Venkatramani; Anjan (Los Altos, CA)
Title: Methods and apparatus for centralized virtual switch fabric control
Patent Number: 8,942,245

Inventors: Aydinoglu; Ahmet Melih (Ankara, TR)
Title: Octenidine composition
Patent Number: 8,940,324

Inventors: Azamy; Wali (Irvine, CA)
Title: Pouch for carrying temperature-sensitive products
Patent Number: 7,874,177

Inventors: Azodi; Kazem (Houston, TX), Azodi; Ghasem (Houston, TX)
Title: Fizz retaining device for beverage containers
Patent Number: 8,939,324

Inventors: Babich; Katherina (Chappaqua, NY), Huang; Elbert (Tarrytown, NY), Mahorowala; Arpan P. (Bronxville, NY), Medeiros; David R. (Ossining, NY), Pfeiffer; Dirk (Dobbs Ferry, NY), Temple; Karen (Croton-on-Hudson, NY)
Title: Antireflective hardmask and uses thereof
Patent Number: 7,172,849

Inventors: Bae; Hae Dong (Anyang, KR)
Title: Cosmetic receptacle
Patent Number: 7,874,461

Inventors: Bae; Seung-min (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Computer system and control method thereof
Patent Number: 8,941,361

Inventors: Bae; Sun Cheol (Changwon-si, KR), Kim; Kyung Hoon (Changwon-si, KR), Jung; Han Su (Changwon-si, KR), Choi; Jae Hyeok (Changwon-si, KR), Koo; Ja In (Changwon-si, KR)
Title: Washing machine and method of controlling a washing machine
Patent Number: 8,938,835

Inventors: Bagley; Perry S. (Cumming, GA)
Title: Tool system with replaceable heads and offset handle
Patent Number: 7,877,842

Inventors: Bailey; G. William (Newark, DE)
Title: System and method for selecting multiple sites using weighted bands
Patent Number: 7,877,287

Inventors: Bailey; Steven W. (Mobile, AL), Ayling; June E. (Mobile, AL)
Title: Food and vitamin preparations containing the natural isomer of reduced folates
Patent Number: 7,172,778

Inventors: Bak; Elly (Rijsenhout, NL), Steur; Nicolaas D. M. (Oude Niedorp, NL)
Title: Guzmania hybrid named `TINTO`
Patent Number: 7,875,781

Inventors: Bak; Peter (Haifa, IL), Dumitrescu; Irina (Carlton, AU), Kaenel; Juerg von (Carlton, AU), Saadoun; Gilad M. (Haifa, IL), Sun; Xing Zhi (Carlton, AU)
Title: Spatiotemporal visualization of sensor data
Patent Number: 8,941,656

Inventors: Baker; Andrew Charles (Kleppesto, NO), Ayan; Cosan (Istanbul, TR)
Title: Flow meter system and method for measuring an amount of liquid in a largely gaseous multiphase flow
Patent Number: 8,939,033

Inventors: Baker; Daniel G. (Beaverton, OR), Gopishankar; Lakshmanan (Portland, OR)
Title: Semi-automatic 3D stereoscopic disparity cursor
Patent Number: 8,941,717

Inventors: Balasubramanian; Swaminathan (Troy, MI), Jones; Andrew R. (Round Rock, TX), O'Connell; Brian M. (Research Triangle Park, NC), Walker; Keith R. (Austin, TX)
Title: Application programming interface naming using collaborative services
Patent Number: 8,943,483

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: 7,171,556

Inventors: Balbo Block; Marco (Osnabrueck, DE), Hwang; Cheul Hyeon (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Water-blown rigid foams with improved mechanical properties at low temperatures
Patent Number: 8,940,803

Inventors: Baliga; Roshan B. (Corvallis, OR), Emmerich; Timothy D. (Corvallis, OR), Fricke; Peter J. (Corvallis, OR), Aufranc; Richard (Albany, OR), Devos; John A. (Corvallis, OR), Howard; P. Guy (Junction City, OR)
Title: Optical modulation system
Patent Number: 7,876,400

Inventors: Ball; William L. (Grosse Pointe Farms, MI)
Title: System and method for maintaining and providing personal information in real time
Patent Number: 7,877,275

Inventors: Balobeck; Joseph J. (Pittsburgh, PA)
Title: Laser stimulated sympathetic vibration of molecular structure of a body
Patent Number: 7,173,955

Inventors: Balzano; Alfiero (Garden Grove, CA)
Title: Sensor and analyzer for determining physiological limitations
Patent Number: 7,878,055

Inventors: Bamba; Yoshio (Hitachinaka, JP), Ochi; Masayuki (Kamisato, JP), Nozawa; Shigehisa (Kamisato, JP)
Title: Foreign matter inspection apparatus and foreign matter inspection method
Patent Number: 7,876,431

Inventors: Bansal; Nikhil (Yorktown Heights, NY), Hildrum; Kirsten W. (Hawthorne, NY), Giles; James (Yorktown Heights, NY), Rajan; Deepak (Fishkill, NY), Seto; Philippe L. (Tarrytown, NY), Schenfeld; Eugen (South Brunswick, NJ), Wagle; Rohit (Elmsford, NY), Wolf; Joel L. (Katonah, NY), Zhang; Xiaolan J. (Champaign, IL)
Title: Method, apparatus, and computer program product for scheduling work in a stream-oriented computer system with configurable networks
Patent Number: 8,943,509

Inventors: Bantz; David F. (Chappaqua, NY), Chefalas; Thomas E. (Somers, NY), Karve; Alexei A. (Mohegan Lake, NY), Mastrianni; Steven J. (Unionville, CT), Mohindra; Ajay (Yorktown Heights, NY)
Title: Decryption system for encrypted audio
Patent Number: 7,174,017

Inventors: Banz; Constanze (Lubeck, DE), Habener; Joel F. (Newton, MA), Thomas; Melissa K. (Boston, MA)
Title: Use of Bridge-1 and activators and inhibitors thereof in the treatment of insulin deficiency and diabetes
Patent Number: 7,875,275

Inventors: Barber; Rebecca A. L. (Hilden, DE), Barber; Michael D. (Hilden, DE), Johnson; Peter E. (Hilden, DE), Gillbard; Sharon M. (Hilden, DE), Haywood; Marc D. (Hilden, DE), Smith; Carolyn D. (Hilden, DE), Arnold; Jennifer A. (Hilden, DE), Burke; Trudy (Hilden, DE), Urquhart; Andrew J. (Hilden, DE), Gill; Peter P. (Hilden, DE)
Title: Forensic identification
Patent Number: 8,940,484

Inventors: Barker; James M. (Mansfield, TX), Rogers; Michael C. (Basingstoke, GB), MacNiven; Duncan (Portlethen, GB)
Title: Perforating gun assembly and method for enhancing perforation depth
Patent Number: 7,172,023

Inventors: Barksdale; Jonathan E. (Belleville, IL)
Title: Self-heating beverage container
Patent Number: 7,878,188

Inventors: Barnes; Ronald L. (Owens Crossroads, AL)
Title: Ozone generator retrofit apparatus for jetted tubs, spas, and other water circulation facilities
Patent Number: 7,875,173

Inventors: Baron; Stephane (Le Rheu, FR), Viger; Pascal (Janze, FR)
Title: Method and device for parameterizing a bridge within a communication network
Patent Number: 8,942,140

Inventors: Barteet; Dominique (Palm Beach Gardens, FL)
Title: Interchangeable shoe-forming assembly
Patent Number: 7,877,903

Inventors: Barth; Colby (Collegeville, PA), Ward; David (Los Gatos, CA), Gredler; Hannes (Pillberg, AT), Drake; John E. (Pittsburgh, PA)
Title: Advertising with a layer three routing protocol constituent link attributes of a layer two bundle
Patent Number: 8,942,256

Inventors: Bartholomeusz; Angeline Ingrid (Carnegie, AU), Locarnini; Stephen Alister (East St. Kilda, AU), Ayres; Anna (West Brunswick, AU), Yuen; Lilly Ka Wai (Bulleen, AU), Sasadeusz; Joseph John (Camberwell, AU)
Title: HBV variants detection and application
Patent Number: 7,875,423

Inventors: Bartlett; Michael Charles Richard (Old Castle Farm, GB), Corcoran; Steven Phillip (Growood, GB)
Title: Arrangement for cooling a roll
Patent Number: 7,874,192

Inventors: Basel; Louis (The Hague, NL), Stancel; Robert (Berlin, DE), Fessenmaier; Christian (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Transparent layer with anti-reflective texture
Patent Number: 8,941,001

Inventors: Baskaran; Rajashree (Phoenix, AZ), Ravi; Kramadhati V. (Atherton, CA)
Title: Semiconductor substrate with islands of diamond and resulting devices
Patent Number: 7,875,934

Inventors: Bassett; Laurence W. (Killingworth, CT)
Title: Apparatus for dispersing additive into a fluid stream
Patent Number: 8,940,163

Inventors: Basu; Anindya (Jersey City, NJ), Narlikar; Girija J. (Jersey City, NJ)
Title: Method and apparatus for reducing the number of write operations during route updates in pipelined forwarding engines
Patent Number: 7,171,490

Inventors: Bates; Cary L. (Rochester, MN), Wong; Kendrick (Toronto, CA)
Title: Setting breakpoints in optimized instructions
Patent Number: 8,943,480

Inventors: Bates; Kent C. (Chillicothe, IL), Ma; Jiubo (Dunlap, IL), Sinha; Rishabh (Peoria, IL)
Title: Air-to-air aftercooler
Patent Number: 7,878,233

Inventors: Batey; Christopher M. (Eastleigh, GB), Bhasin; Saurabh (Chandigarh, IN), Haragan; Christy (Hampshire, GB), Horsman; Steven J. (Hampshire, GB), Lawson; Keir (Edinburgh, GB), Shepherd; Katie (Hampshire, GB), Webster; Christopher M. (WInchester, GB)
Title: Generating user help information for customized user interface
Patent Number: 8,943,406

Inventors: Bauchot; Frederic (Saint-Jeannet, FR), Clement; Jean-Yves (Saint-Jeannet, FR), Marmigere; Gerard (Drap, FR), Truntschka; Carole (Saint-Laurent-du-Var, FR)
Title: Vehicle authorization method and system
Patent Number: 7,876,201

Inventors: Baudart; Laurent (Fresnoy en Thelle, FR), Da Costa Pito; Serge (Cergy, FR)
Title: Dashboard crossbeam comprising at least two sections attached to each other by welding
Patent Number: 8,939,497

Inventors: Bauer; Alan R. (Mill Valley, CA), Bowman; Amanda L. (Bedford, OH), Keyser; Richard J. (Euclid, OH), McNamara; Megan N. (Rocky River, OH), Urminski; Cheryl L. (Cleveland Heights, OH), Youngstrom; Leslie (Sacramento, CA), Alfred; Toby (Orange, OH)
Title: Method and apparatus for internet on-line insurance policy service
Patent Number: 7,877,269

Inventors: Baumgartner; Jeffrey L. (Concord, CA), Baumgartner; Eric W. (Concord, CA), Monsey; Michael W. (Seattle, WA)
Title: Real-time data threshold generation and monitoring
Patent Number: 8,943,062

Inventors: Bayang; Josephine F. (Tucson, AZ), Gale; Ernest S. (Tucson, AZ), Nakayama; Hirokazu (Shiga-ken, JP), Nishida; Mitsuhiro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Utilizing stored write environment conditions for read error recovery
Patent Number: 8,941,940

Inventors: Bayardo; Roberto Javier (Morgan Hill, CA), Gruhl; Daniel F. (San Jose, CA)
Title: System and method for bulk processing of semi-structured result streams from multiple resources
Patent Number: 7,877,484

Inventors: Bayne; Anthony Jeremiah (Lomita, CA)
Title: Selectively adding a third party to a collect call
Patent Number: 7,876,887

Inventors: Beard; Terry D. (Westlake Village, Thousand Oaks, CA)
Title: Multichannel spectral mapping audio apparatus and method
Patent Number: 7,876,905

Inventors: Beatty, III; Harry J. (Clinton Corners, NY), Elmendorf; Peter C. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Gates; Charles (Poughkeepsie, NY), Luo; Chen (Poughkeepsie, NY)
Title: Methods and systems for interactive debugging in a mixed computer environment
Patent Number: 8,943,475

Inventors: Beier; Christian (Bergisch Gladbach, DE), Bernier; David (Lyons, FR), Coqueron; Pierre-Yves (Lyons, FR), Desbordes; Philippe (Lyons, FR), Dubost; Christophe (Charbonnieres-les-Bains, FR), Lui; Norbert (Odenthal, DE), Pazenok; Sergii (Solingen, DE)
Title: Process for the preparation of 5-substituted 1-alkyltetrazolyl oxime derivatives
Patent Number: 8,940,899

Inventors: Bell, Jr.; Robert H. (Austin, TX), Chen; Wen-Tzer T. (Austin, TX), Flemming; Diane G. (Pflugerville, TX), Hua; Hong L. (Austin, TX), Maron; William A. (Austin, TX), Srinivas; Mysore S. (Austin, TX)
Title: Variable cache line size management
Patent Number: 8,943,272

Inventors: Ben-Nun; Joshua (Moshay Beit Herut, IL)
Title: Cataract surgery devices and methods for using same
Patent Number: 7,172,601

Inventors: Ben-Yehuda; Shmuel (Haifa, IL), Da Silva; Dilma Menezes (White Plains, NY), Gordon; Abel (Haifa, IL), Hines; Michael R. (Ossining, NY)
Title: Dynamic memory management in a virtualized computing environment
Patent Number: 8,943,260

Inventors: Benakli; Mourad (Shrewsbury, MA), Mallary; Michael (Sterling, MA)
Title: Recording disk with antiferromagnetically coupled multilayer ferromagnetic island disposed in trench between discrete tracks
Patent Number: 7,876,529

Inventors: Bender; Michael (Ludwigshafen, DE), Zehner; Peter (Ludwigshafen, DE), Machhammer; Otto (Mannheim, DE), Mueller; Ulrich (Neustadt, DE), Harth; Klaus (Altleiningen, DE), Schindler; Goetz-Peter (Mannheim, DE), Junicke; Henrik (Mannheim, DE)
Title: Integrated method for synthesis propylene oxide
Patent Number: 7,173,143

Inventors: Benedetti; Angelo (Brecksville, OH)
Title: Burner for paving apparatus
Patent Number: 7,874,763

Inventors: Benhase; Michael T. (Tuson, AZ), Gupta; Lokesh M. (Tucson, AZ), Mellgren; Carol S. (Tucson, AZ), Todd; Kenneth W. (Tucson, AZ)
Title: Efficient discard scans
Patent Number: 8,943,276

Inventors: Bensoussan; Pascal (Stanford, CA), Dagum; Paul (San Francisco, CA), Galper; Adam (San Francisco, CA), Goldbach; Michael (Berkeley, CA), Kralik; Balazs (Berkeley, CA), Vaidya; Vivek (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for component plan analysis under uncertainty
Patent Number: 7,877,281

Inventors: Beom; Hee Rak (Seoul, KR), Kim; Kyeong Tae (Suwon-Si, KR)
Title: Test handler, method for loading and manufacturing packaged chips, and method for transferring test trays
Patent Number: 7,876,089

Inventors: Berends; Erik (Bielefeld, DE), Kinnius; Joerg (Spenge, DE), Koch; Stephan (Detmold, DE), Pieper; Ursula (Rheda-Wiedenbrueck, DE), Seifert; Monika (Detmold, DE), Wolf; Cornelius (Bielefeld, DE)
Title: Method for performing wash cycles in a dishwasher
Patent Number: 7,875,124

Inventors: Berens; Michael T. (Austin, TX), Feddeler; James R. (Austin, TX)
Title: Data conversion circuitry having successive approximation circuitry and method therefor
Patent Number: 7,876,254

Inventors: Berg; John S. (Franklin, MA)
Title: Point of sale deactivation tablet and method
Patent Number: 8,941,498

Inventors: Bergandt; Heike (Marl, DE), Randewig; Liv (Witten, DE), Wilkes; Marie-Theres (Dorsten, DE)
Title: Scratch- and abrasion-resistant coatings on polymeric surfaces
Patent Number: 8,940,389

Inventors: Bergel; Itshak (Givat-Shemuel, IL)
Title: Deriving a more accurate estimate from prediction data in closed loop transmit diversity modes
Patent Number: 7,174,178

Inventors: Bergendahl; Marc A. (Hopewell Junction, NY), Horak; David V. (Essex Junction, VT), Koburger, III; Charles W. (Delmar, NY), Ponoth; Shom (Gaithersburg, MD), Yang; Chih-Chao (Glenmont, NY)
Title: Finfets and fin isolation structures
Patent Number: 8,941,179

Inventors: Berger; Michael A. (Manchester, NH), Curley; Robert T. (Hopkinton, MA), Dietterich; Daniel J. (Acton, MA), Ferguson; JC (Harvard, MA), Homberg; Michael J. (Westborough, MA), McCann; Benjamin E. (Acton, MA), Nicklin; Jonathan C. (Cambridge, MA), Porter; David (Littleton, MA), Raman; Suchi (Winchester, MA), Rasmussen; Craig S. (Arlington, MA), Soha; Michael J. (Chelmsford, MA), Teixeira; Thomas J. (Harvard, MA), Whitmore; Bryan T. (Fitchburg, MA), Wisniewski; Leonard F. (Danvers, MA), Wu; Chin-Cheng (Carlisle, MA)
Title: Method and apparatus for adaptive services networking
Patent Number: 7,877,511

Inventors: Bergman; Rick C. (Grafton, WI), Larsen; Kristian (Milwaukee, WI), Dunsirn; Todd (Shorewood, WI)
Title: Method and system of ordering and selling food at venues
Patent Number: 7,174,308

Inventors: Beri; Rajinder (Loughborough, GB)
Title: Antisense oligonucleotides to type I procollagen
Patent Number: 7,173,122

Inventors: Berkey; Thomas F. (Tavernier, FL), Camelia; Michael (Boca Raton, FL)
Title: Pressure equalizing equipment housing
Patent Number: 7,874,743

Inventors: Berliner; Nathaniel C. (Albany, NY), Cheng; Kangguo (Guilderland, NY), Furukawa; Toshiharu (Essex Junction, VT), La Tulipe, Jr.; Douglas C. (Guilderland, NY), Tonti; William R. (Essex Junction, VT)
Title: Method of creating an extremely thin semiconductor-on-insulator (ETSOI) layer having a uniform thickness
Patent Number: 8,940,554

Inventors: Beron; Celia Claire (Richardson, TX), Beron; Kurt James (Richardson, TX)
Title: System and method for alerting sports participants who cannot detect audible signals
Patent Number: 7,173,533

Inventors: Berstis; Viktors (Austin, TX), Gilzean; Candice B (Austin, TX), Gaillard; Sonia M (Austin, TX)
Title: Phone service menus
Patent Number: 8,943,435

Inventors: Berstis; Viktors (Austin, TX), Klim; Peter Juergen (Austin, TX), Lam; Chung (Williston, VT)
Title: Methods and systems for performing horological functions using time cells
Patent Number: 7,173,882

Inventors: Berte'; Ferruccio (Bergamo BG, IT), Alioli; Paolo (Bergamo BG, IT), Brena; Marco (Bergamo BG, IT)
Title: Fluorescent whitening agent aqueous solutions
Patent Number: 8,940,058

Inventors: Berthel; Steven Joseph (Mendham Township, NJ), Billedeau; Roland Joseph (Santa Clara, CA), Brotherton-Pleiss; Christine E. (Sunnyvale, CA), Firooznia; Fariborz (Florham Park, NJ), Gabriel; Stephen Deems (Morristown, NJ), Han; Xiaochun (Cedar Grove, NJ), Hilgenkamp; Ramona (Montclair, NJ), Jaime-Figueroa; Saul (Morris Plains, NJ), Kocer; Buelent (Shanghai, CN), Lopez-Tapia; Francisco Javier (Honolulu, HI), Lou; Yan (Pleasanton, CA), Orzechowski; Lucja (Kinnelon, NJ), Owens; Timothy D. (San Carlos, CA), Tan; Jenny (New Providence, NJ), Wovkulich; Peter Michael (Nutley, NJ)
Title: Inhibitors of bruton's tyrosine kinase
Patent Number: 8,940,741

Inventors: Bettman; Roger (Los Altos, CA), Voelkel; Eric H. (Ben Lomond, CA)
Title: Content addressable memory (CAM) cell bit line architecture
Patent Number: 7,173,837

Inventors: Bharghavan; Vaduvur (Morgan Hill, CA), Chary; Rajendran (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Dual-stack dual-band MIMO antenna
Patent Number: 8,941,539

Inventors: Bhatt; Rama (Shoreline, WA), Vries; Peter de (Seattle, WA), Klein; J. Peter (Vashon, WA), Tulinsky; John (Seattle, WA), Lewis; Robert A. (Mendham, NJ), Singer; Jack W. (Seattle, WA)
Title: Polyglutamic acid-camptothecin conjugates and methods of preparation
Patent Number: 7,173,041

Inventors: Bhattacharjya; Anoop K. (Campbell, CA)
Title: Image upscaling by joint optimization of low and mid-level image variables
Patent Number: 7,174,049

Inventors: Bichler; Oliver (Pluwig, DE)
Title: Screen wiper arrangement
Patent Number: 8,938,846

Inventors: Bickford; Jeanne P. (Essex Juntion, VT), Habib; Nazmul (South Burlington, VT), Li; Baozhen (South Burlington, VT), Nsame; Pascal A. (Essex Junction, VT)
Title: Semiconductor device reliability model and methodologies for use thereof
Patent Number: 8,943,444

Inventors: Biebel; Ulrich (Rennertshofen, DE), Clark; Jens (Ebersberg, DE), Custodis; Udo (Happy Valley, HK), Henger; Ulrich (Eichenau, DE)
Title: Lamp
Patent Number: 7,874,697

Inventors: Bier; Klaus-Dieter (Leutenbach, DE), Schmid; Juergen (Baltmannsweiler, DE), Daub; Heiko (Kleingartach, DE), Dubovik; Ivan (Ludwigsburg, DE)
Title: Apparatus for inscription of marking tags
Patent Number: 8,941,705

Inventors: Biester; Klaus (Wienhausen, DE)
Title: Actuating device
Patent Number: 7,172,169

Inventors: Bijlenga; Bo (.ANG.mal, SE), Noroozian; Mojtaba (Vasteras, SE), Thorvaldsson; Bjorn (Kolback, SE)
Title: Equipment and method for exchanging power, in shunt connection, with an electric power network, and use of such equipment
Patent Number: 7,173,349

Inventors: Bikfalvi; Andreas (Talence, FR), Prats; Herve (Toulouse Cedex, FR), Quemener; Cathy (Talence, FR), Dubrac; Alexandre (Toulouse Cedex, FR)
Title: Mutants PF4 polypeptides exhibiting an increased anti-angiogenic activity
Patent Number: 8,940,702

Inventors: Bilak; Mark Ronald (Fuquay-Varina, NC), Bilak; Ronald Edward (Seneca Falls, NY)
Title: Vertebral column support for mesh back chairs
Patent Number: 7,878,590

Inventors: Bills; Michael A. (Keller, TX)
Title: Synthetic biometric article and method for use of same
Patent Number: 7,874,050

Inventors: Bills; Michael A. (Keller, TX)
Title: Cremation identification system and method for use of same
Patent Number: 7,877,847

Inventors: Bishop; Donald M. (Ashburn, VA)
Title: Electromagnetic spectrum aerial surveying
Patent Number: 8,942,938

Inventors: Bishop; Fred A. (Glendale, AZ), Sharma; Bansi L. (New York, NY), Thomas; Tracey R. (Boonton, NJ)
Title: Systems and methods for settling an allocation of an amount between transaction accounts
Patent Number: 7,877,325

Inventors: Bishop; Michael (Atlanta, GA)
Title: Automatic sort and propagation associated with electronic documents
Patent Number: 8,943,071

Inventors: Bisinella; Richard (Lara, Victoria, 3212, AU)
Title: Microprocessor
Patent Number: 7,877,575

Inventors: Bistram; Vera (Einhausen, DE)
Title: Color enhancing shampoo composition
Patent Number: 7,875,085

Inventors: Bittencourt; Julio Cesar (Belo Horizonte, BR)
Title: Concentration/calcination process of zinc silicated minerals and concentrate zinc silicate based product
Patent Number: 7,172,074

Inventors: Blakemore; David (Warsaw, IN), Pennington; Keith (Warsaw, IN), Pitts; Shaun (Warsaw, IN)
Title: Method of implanting a prosthesis device using bone cement in liquid form
Patent Number: 8,940,046

Inventors: Bleeker; Arno Jan (Westerhoven, NL), Benschop; Jozef Petrus Henricus (Veldhoven, NL)
Title: Lithographic apparatus, device manufacturing method, and device manufactured thereby
Patent Number: 7,173,687

Inventors: Blocker; Sanford A. (Irmo, SC)
Title: Personalized mailbox flag system
Patent Number: 8,939,353

Inventors: Bloom; Paul D. (Decatur, IL), Fuge; Peter K. (Lexington, SC), Poppe; George B. (Forsyth, IL), Tabuena-Salyers; Teodora R. (Urbana, IL)
Title: Stabilized ester compositions and their use in film-forming compositions
Patent Number: 7,875,664

Inventors: Bo; Gian Marco (Savona, IT), Mazzucco; Massimo (Savona, IT)
Title: Method and apparatus for current limitation in voltage regulators with improved circuitry for providing a control voltage
Patent Number: 7,173,405

Inventors: Boddy; Ian (Ada, MI), Blakeman; Rex E. (Michigan Center, MI)
Title: Multi-function side detent for vehicular mirror
Patent Number: 7,874,687

Inventors: Boehler; Thomas (Oberhaching, DE)
Title: Circuit and method for testing embedded DRAM circuits through direct access mode
Patent Number: 7,171,596

Inventors: Boehm; Herbert C (Norwell, MA), Morgan; William E (Barrington, RI), Dalton; Jeffrey L (North Dartmouth, MA), Jones; Douglas E (Dartmouth, MA), Cavallaro; Christopher (Lakeville, MA), Rajagopalan; Murali (South Dartmouth, MA)
Title: Multi-layer golf ball with a thin, castable outer layer
Patent Number: 7,173,088

Inventors: Boerstler; David W. (Round Rock, TX), Chadwick; Nathaniel R. (Nashua, NH), Hailu; Eskinder (Sunnyvale, CA), Peterson; Kirk D. (Jericho, VT), Qi; Jieming (Austin, TX)
Title: Structure for a phase locked loop with adjustable voltage based on temperature
Patent Number: 7,877,222

Inventors: Boggess; Brian (Dublin, OH), Seman; Matthew (Marysville, OH)
Title: Audio component mounting system
Patent Number: 7,878,566

Inventors: Bohnheio; Christian (Haegglingen, CH), Barbezat; Gerard (Winterthur, CH)
Title: Masking system for the masking of a crank chamber of an internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 7,874,262

Inventors: Bolotski; Michael (Seattle, WA)
Title: Methods and systems of pixel illumination
Patent Number: 7,876,299

Inventors: Bommersheim; Hermann (Silingen, DE)
Title: Electrical high-current contact element
Patent Number: 7,172,471

Inventors: Bongardt; Frank (Meersbusch, DE), Hodgson; William (Marlow, GB), Rae; Alan (West Sussex, GB), Roder; Jurgen (Dusseldorf, DE)
Title: Fuel additives
Patent Number: 7,172,635

Inventors: Bonomi; Giovanni (Medinah, IL), Oldani; Lodovico (Rockford, IL), Venturini; Marco (Genoa, IT), Tenti; Davide (Genoa, IT)
Title: Free floating multiple stator arrangement generator for direct drive wind turbine and methods
Patent Number: 8,941,255

Inventors: Boren; Gary W. (Lake Forest, CA)
Title: Translator software for monitoring, automation, testing and control
Patent Number: 7,877,758

Inventors: Borhani; David W. (Hartsdale, NY), Fraunhofer; Wolfgang (Newton, MA), Krause; Hans-Juergen (Biblis, DE), Koenigsdorfer; Anette (Ilvesheim, DE), Winter; Gerhard (Penzberg, DE), Gottschalk; Stefan (Grunwald, DE)
Title: Crystalline anti-human IL-12 antibodies
Patent Number: 8,940,873

Inventors: Bortnikov; Vita (Haifa, IL), Chockler; Gregory (Haifa, IL), Perelman; Dmitri (Haifa, IL), Shachor; Shlomit (Yokneam Eilit, IL), Shnayderman; Ilya (Jerusalem, IL), Roytman; Alexey (Givat Elah, IL)
Title: Continuous operation during reconfiguration periods
Patent Number: 8,943,178

Inventors: Boss; Gregory J. (Saginaw, MI), Jones; Andrew R. (Round Rock, TX), Lingafelt; Charles S. (Durham, NC), McConnell; Kevin C. (Austin, TX), Moore, Jr.; John E. (Brownsburg, IN)
Title: Visually representing and managing access control of resources
Patent Number: 8,943,413

Inventors: Bouche; Richard T. (Brier, WA), Labourr; Donald C. (Brier, WA)
Title: Ankle and foot stabilization support
Patent Number: 7,171,766

Inventors: Boucher; Laurence B. (Saratoga, CA), Blightman; Stephen E. J. (San Jose, CA), Craft; Peter K. (San Francisco, CA), Higgen; David A. (Saratoga, CA), Philbrick; Clive M. (San Jose, CA), Starr; Daryl D. (Milpitas, CA)
Title: TCP/IP offload network interface device
Patent Number: 7,174,393

Inventors: Boucher; Ryan P (San Francisco, CA), Reiley; Mark A. (Piedmont, CA), Scribner; Robert M. (Los Altos, CA), Talmadge; Karen D. (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Expandable structures for deployment in interior body regions
Patent Number: 7,875,035

Inventors: Bouneff; Anthony B. (Gaston, OR)
Title: Powered surgical instruments
Patent Number: 7,874,839

Inventors: Bowden; Rohn (Greensboro, NC), Forrest; Earl David (Asheboro, NC)
Title: Grab bar assembly for shower and the like
Patent Number: 7,874,025

Inventors: Boyle; William J. (Fallbrook, CA), Papp; John E. (Temecula, CA), Sanchez; Francisco (Temecula, CA), Saville; Steven T. (Murrieta, CA)
Title: Support structures for embolic filtering devices
Patent Number: 7,172,614

Inventors: Boys; John Talbot (Auckland, NZ)
Title: Inductive power transfer system pick-up circuit
Patent Number: 8,941,266

Inventors: Braam; Reinhold (Rhede, DE), Franzen; Michael (Bocholt, DE), Groting; Wolfgang (Oberhausen, DE), Lorenz; Gesa (Dinslaken, DE), Obermanns; Sebastian (Bocholt, DE), Schmidt; Malte (Bocholt, DE)
Title: Mobile communication terminal for service type signaling
Patent Number: 7,877,092

Inventors: Bradford; Kenneth Clark (Dallas, TX)
Title: Sofa protector and bedding substitute
Patent Number: 7,874,028

Inventors: Bradley; Kerry (Glendale, CA)
Title: Method for determining stimulation parameters
Patent Number: 7,174,215

Inventors: Brandt; Howard E. (Silver Spring, MD)
Title: Alternative design for quantum cryptographic entangling probe
Patent Number: 7,876,901

Inventors: Branson; Michael J. (Rochester, MN), Santosuosso; John M. (Rochester, MN), Schulz; Brandon W. (Rochester, MN)
Title: Enhanced barrier operator within a streaming environment
Patent Number: 8,943,120

Inventors: Bratten; Jack R. (Orchard Lake, MI)
Title: Arrangement and method for maintaining a minimum flow velocity in the coolant return of a machine tool coolant filtration system
Patent Number: 7,172,689

Inventors: Braun; David C. (Milwaukee, WI)
Title: Ventilated garment with vent opening system
Patent Number: 7,171,695

Inventors: Braun; Hans-Peter (Renfrizhausen, DE), Zierer; Gerald (Rastatt-Wintersdorf, DE), Wieland; Thomas (Stuttgart, DE), Simek; Petr (Hrdejovice, CZ), Motka; Pavel (Postrelmov, CZ), Snejda; Roman (Ceske Budejovice, CZ), Pridal; Daniel (Hradiste, CZ), Jagos; Josef (Ceske Budejovice, CZ), Siska; Daniel (Horazdovicecz, CZ), Slanec; Tomas (Ceske Budejovice, CZ), Hacker; Franz (Hitzhofen/Hofstetten, DE)
Title: Suction jet pump with ribs for guiding the flow of fuel
Patent Number: 7,874,812

Inventors: Breault; Gloria (Waltham, MA), Eyermann; Charles Joseph (Waltham, MA), Geng; Bolin (Waltham, MA), Morningstar; Marshall (Waltham, MA), Reck; Folkert (Waltham, MA)
Title: Compounds for the treatment of multi-drug resistant bacterial infections
Patent Number: 7,875,715

Inventors: Brech; Brad L. (Rochester, MN)
Title: Data services using location patterns and intelligent caching
Patent Number: 8,943,162

Inventors: Brecht; Greg (Grosse Pointe Farms, MI), Prone; Daniel F. (Trenton, MI), Frey; Timothy J. (Syracuse, IN), Sol; Jean-Marc (Thionville, FR), Vandal; Robert A. (Syracuse, IN)
Title: Switchable window having low emissivity (low-E) coating as conductive layer and/or method of making the same
Patent Number: 8,941,788

Inventors: Breton; Marcel P. (Mississauga, CA), Bedford; Christy E. (Burlington, CA), Sacripante; Guerino G. (Oakville, CA)
Title: Heterogeneous low energy gel ink composition
Patent Number: 7,172,276

Inventors: Briesch; Michael Scot (Orlando, FL), Sullivan; Terrence Blaise (Orlando, FL)
Title: IGCC design and operation for maximum plant output and minimum heat rate
Patent Number: 7,874,139

Inventors: Brillhart; David C. (Orlando, FL), Dawson; Christopher J. (Herndon, VA), Kendzierski; Michael D. (New York, NY), Seaman; James W. (Herndon, VA)
Title: Customized rule application as function of avatar data
Patent Number: 8,943,421

Inventors: Brintzinger; Axel (Dresden, DE), Trovarelli; Octavio (Dresden, DE), Leiberg; Wolfgang (Dresden, DE)
Title: Method for fabricating metallic interconnects on electronic components
Patent Number: 7,172,966

Inventors: Brockhaus; Helmut (Dinslaken, DE), Florin; Wilhelm (Duisburg, DE)
Title: Magnetoinductive flowmeter and measuring method for a magnetoinductive flowmeter
Patent Number: 7,174,256

Inventors: Brown; Kevin E. (Woodbridge, VA)
Title: Hair drying system
Patent Number: 8,938,888

Inventors: Brown; Michael J. (Baltimore, MD)
Title: Device with a quick release mechanism and methods of releasing and re-connecting
Patent Number: 7,874,127

Inventors: Brown; Randall Jay (Puyallup, WA), Kharchenko; Semen (Taylor, MI), Coffee; Harry D. (Aurora, OH), Huang; Icheng (Ann Arbor, MI)
Title: Resin for composite structures
Patent Number: 7,875,675

Inventors: Brown; Stephen J (Woodside, CA)
Title: Messaging to remote patients in a networked health-monitoring system
Patent Number: 7,877,274

Inventors: Brown; Stephen J. (Woodside, CA)
Title: Blood glucose monitoring system
Patent Number: 7,877,271

Inventors: Brown; Stephen James (Woodside, CA)
Title: Messaging to remote patients in a networked health-monitoring system
Patent Number: 7,877,276

Inventors: Browne; David (Belfield, Dublin, IE), Tiernan; Peadar (Belfield, Dublin, IE), Bates; Andrew (Portabello, Dublin, IE), Scanlan; Michelle (Mullingar, County Westmeath, IE), Kelly; Stephen (Templeogue, Dublin, IE)
Title: Method for producing a functionally gradient component
Patent Number: 7,874,344

Inventors: Brownlie; Michael (Ottawa, CA), Hillier; Stephen (Ottawa, CA), Van Oorschot; Paul C. (Ottawa, CA)
Title: Computer network security system and method having unilateral enforceable security policy provision
Patent Number: 7,174,563

Inventors: Bruce; Douglas G (Perry, IA)
Title: Notched coulter/disc and method of making same
Patent Number: 7,878,262

Inventors: Brueck; Sandra (Munich, DE), Paetz; Jana (Bonn, DE)
Title: Prasugrel in micronized, crystalline form and pharmaceutical composition thereof
Patent Number: 8,940,757

Inventors: Brugliera; Filippa (Preston, AU), Koes; Ronald (Amsterdam, NL)
Title: Plant anthocyanidin rutinoside aromatic acyl transferases
Patent Number: 7,173,164

Inventors: Bruinsma; Anastasius Jacobus Anicetus (Delft, NL), Van Groos; Pieter Johannes Marius (Geldrop, NL), Hoogkamp; Jan Frederick (Breda, NL), Moddemeijer; Kees (Leiden, NL), Draaisma; Folkert (Delft, NL)
Title: Detector system for detecting a height of a particle, and lithographic apparatus and device manufacturing method including the same.
Patent Number: 7,173,270

Inventors: Brunell; Robert A. (Forestdale, MA), Snow; George A. (Middleboro, MA)
Title: Face mask and method of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 7,171,967

Inventors: Brunn; Brian (Bee Cave, TX), Leroux; Marc (Austin, TX), Uehara; Gregory (Kaneohe, HI)
Title: WCDMA modulation
Patent Number: 8,942,312

Inventors: Brunner; Stefan (Freising, DE), Mueller; Karsten (Ingolstadt, DE)
Title: Automatic headrest activation gear
Patent Number: 7,878,596

Inventors: Bryant, Jr.; Charles Larue (Harvey, LA), Ruttley; David J. (Harvey, LA)
Title: Support apparatus for wellbore tools
Patent Number: 8,938,930

Inventors: Brydon; Antony (New York, NY), Patterson; Jeff (New York, NY)
Title: System and method for using social networks to facilitate business processes
Patent Number: 7,877,266

Inventors: Buchstaller; Hans-Peter (Griesheim, DE), Finsinger; Dirk (Darmstadt, DE), Schiemann; Kai (Seeheim-Jugenheim, DE), Emde; Ulrich (Darmstadt, DE), Zenke; Frank (Darmstadt, DE), Amendt; Christiane (Darmstadt, DE)
Title: Phthalazinones
Patent Number: 7,875,614

Inventors: Buchwitz; Joe L. (Huntington Woods, MI), Smith; Tim D. (Brighton, MI)
Title: Subframe-locating device
Patent Number: 7,878,287

Inventors: Budoff; Jeffrey E. (Bellaire, TX)
Title: Method of performing osteotomy
Patent Number: 8,939,984

Inventors: Bureiko; Andrei Sergeevich (Sunningdale, GB), Raineau; Olivier Charles (Paris, FR)
Title: Thickened hair colourant and bleaching compositions
Patent Number: 7,875,269

Inventors: Bureller; Olivier (Liffre, FR)
Title: Method for monitoring the state of a device in a network and device for carrying out said monitoring
Patent Number: 7,876,787

Inventors: Burgener, II; Robert H. (Murray, UT), Felix; Roger L. (Pleasant Grove, UT), Renlund; Gary M. (Salt Lake City, UT)
Title: Zinc oxide crystal growth substrate
Patent Number: 7,172,813

Inventors: Burghard; Stephen J. (Portsmouth, GB), Harman; David J. (Southampton, GB), Leedham; Neil W. (Southampton, GB), Wright; Andrew (Southhampton, GB)
Title: Trace value correlation with data field declarations
Patent Number: 8,943,370

Inventors: Burke; Terrence R. (Kirkwood, MO), Moran; Henry Wayne (Ballwin, MO), Berger; Jonathan D. (St. Louis, MO), Cink; James H. (Ballwin, MO)
Title: Methods for controlling pests
Patent Number: 8,940,662

Inventors: Burke; W. Roy (Tonawanda, NY)
Title: Apparatus for preparing a gypsum wallboard core
Patent Number: 7,172,403

Inventors: Burnison; Chantal (Los Angeles, CA), Bensoussan; Philippe (Vienne, FR)
Title: Hazard warning system for vehicles
Patent Number: 8,941,510

Inventors: Burns; David W. (Portland, OR), Allen; James D. (Portland, OR), Upton; Michael D. (Portland, OR), Boggs; Darrell D. (Aloha, OR), Sager; David J. (Portland, OR)
Title: Method and apparatus for assigning thread priority in a processor or the like
Patent Number: 7,877,583

Inventors: Burns; Peter (Kanata, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for ascertaining the capacity of a network switch
Patent Number: 7,174,002

Inventors: Burr; William (Bensenville, IL)
Title: Thread gauge checker
Patent Number: 7,877,882

Inventors: Busby; Donald (Tampa, FL)
Title: Detecting access disconnect using needle sleeve
Patent Number: 7,874,999

Inventors: Bush; Stephen Francis (Latham, NY)
Title: Dialog processing method and apparatus for uninhabited air vehicles
Patent Number: 7,174,300

Inventors: Bzorgi; Fariborz (Knoxville, TN)
Title: Portable, space-saving medical patient support system
Patent Number: 7,877,828

Inventors: Cai; Yigang (Naperville, IL), Harms; David C. (West Chicago, IL), Patel; Bharat H. (Naperville, IL), Remoquillo; Angelica T. (Naperville, IL)
Title: Camel service charging in IMS networks
Patent Number: 8,942,668

Inventors: Cai; Yimao (Beijing, CN), Huang; Ru (Beijing, CN), Qin; Shiqiang (Beijing, CN), Tang; Poren (Beijing, CN), Tang; Yu (Beijing, CN), Tan; Shenghu (Beijing, CN), Huang; Xin (Beijing, CN), Pan; Yue (Beijing, CN)
Title: Method for achieving four-bit storage using flash memory having splitting trench gate
Patent Number: 8,942,036

Inventors: Cajan; Boris (Darmstadt, DE), Hanke; Mark (Leidersbach, DE), Kriegsmann; Ulrich (Aschaffenburg, DE), Herrmann; Udo (Johannesburg, DE)
Title: Industrial truck with a preassembled axle assembly
Patent Number: 7,874,394

Inventors: Camejo; Esteban (Hialeah, FL)
Title: Automatic water cooler replenishing system
Patent Number: 7,878,372

Inventors: Cameron; John Christopher (Acworth, GA), Neal; Edwin A. (Edwards, CO)
Title: Apparatus and method for treating materials with compositions
Patent Number: 8,940,366

Inventors: Canham; Leigh Trevor (Malvern, GB)
Title: Oral hygiene compositions
Patent Number: 8,940,278

Inventors: Canini; Marco (Berlin, DE), Crameri; Olivier (St-Prex, CH), Gautam; Kumar (Berkeley, CA), Jovanovic; Vojin (Lausanne, CH), Kostic; Dejan (Madrid, ES), Novakovic; Dejan (Lausanne, CH)
Title: Method and device for predicting faults in an IT system
Patent Number: 8,943,354

Inventors: Cannon; Ethan H. (Essex Junction, VT), Hauser; Michael J. (Bolton, VT), Sullivan; Timothy D. (Underhill, VT)
Title: Design structure for alpha particle sensor in SOI technology and structure thereof
Patent Number: 7,875,854

Inventors: Cannon; Joseph M. (Harleysville, PA), Jampanaboyana; Lakshmi Narayana (Allentown, PA), Johanson; James A. (Macungie, PA), Mooney; Philip David (North Wales, PA)
Title: Method and apparatus providing caller identification telephone service with a real time audio message
Patent Number: 7,174,007

Inventors: Cao; Huy (Rexford, NY), Liu; Huang (Mechanicville, NY), Wong; Hoong Shing (Clifton Park, NY), Srivathanakul; Songkram (Waterford, NY), Gaan; Sandeep (Malta, NY)
Title: Methods for fabricating integrated circuits utilizing silicon nitride layers
Patent Number: 8,940,650

Inventors: Carey; James E. (Rochester, MN), Sanders; Philip J. (Rochester, MN)
Title: Administering checkpoints for incident analysis
Patent Number: 8,943,366

Inventors: Carle, Jr.; William A. (St. Joe, MI)
Title: Shade for a recessed light fixture
Patent Number: 7,874,706

Inventors: Carlstrom, Jr.; Charles M. (Saratoga Springs, NY), Marvin; Russ (Goshen, CT), DeAngelis; David (Albany, NY), Leach; David H. (Albany, NY), Schick; Louis (Delmar, NY)
Title: Method and apparatus for internal hydration of a fuel cell system
Patent Number: 7,875,400

Inventors: Carlton; Alan G. (Mineola, NY), Briacon; Alan Charles Louis (Poolesville, MD), Menon; Narayan P. (Syosset, NY)
Title: Method, components and system for tracking and controlling end user privacy
Patent Number: 7,877,494

Inventors: Caruso; Robert M. (Newberg, OR)
Title: Social media content management system and method
Patent Number: 8,943,054

Inventors: Cavalcanti; Silvio (Bologna, IT), Lodi; Carlo Alberto (Carpi, IT), Fava; Massimo (Mirandola, IT)
Title: Apparatus and method for monitoring a vascular access of a patient subjected to an extracorporeal blood treatment
Patent Number: 7,172,570

Inventors: Chadwick; Nathaniel R. (Lowell, MA), Clougherty; Frances S. M. (South Burlington, VT), Hovis; William P. (Rochester, MN), Peterson; Kirk D. (Jericho, VT), Riley; Mack W. (Austin, TX)
Title: Determining chip burn-in workload using emulated application condition
Patent Number: 8,943,458

Inventors: Chae; Dong-Seuk (Gwangmyeong-Si, Gyeonggi-Do 423-013, KR)
Title: One touch-type stopper and a container having the same
Patent Number: 7,878,354

Inventors: Chakra; Al (Apex, NC), Cook; Adam R. (Apex, NC), Smith; Ryan E. (Durham, NC)
Title: Dynamically configurable portlet
Patent Number: 8,943,432

Inventors: Chan; Albert Wai Tai (Taipei, CN), Ko; Ka Hung (William) (Hong Kong, CN)
Title: Two-sided toy vehicle
Patent Number: 8,939,812

Inventors: Chan; Ming-Shan (Taipei Hsien, TW), Wang; Sheng-An (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Projector with image sensor
Patent Number: 7,878,664

Inventors: Chan; Raymond (Hong Kong, CN), Leong; Mun Hoong (Hong Kong, CN), Li; Li (Hong Kong, CN)
Title: Apparatus and method for counting exercise repetitions
Patent Number: 7,877,226

Inventors: Chang; Cheng-Lung (Tu-Cheng, TW)
Title: Cover structure for portable electronic devices
Patent Number: 7,874,852

Inventors: Chang; Chun-Yi (Tu-Cheng, TW), Liu; Jia-Hau (Tu-Cheng, TW)
Title: Socket connector having measurement preventing contact terminal from dropping
Patent Number: 7,878,819

Inventors: Chang; Fang-Chen (Tainan County, TW)
Title: Apparatus of compressing image data and a method thereof
Patent Number: 7,876,968

Inventors: Chang; Han Feng (Taipei, TW), Liu; Pang Chi (Taipei, TW), Yeh; Chin Yen (Taipei, TW), Ma; Shih Hsien (Taipei, TW), Lin; Minte (Taipei, TW), Fang; Kuan Lan (Taipei, TW), Tang; Wei Tai (Taipei, TW), Chiang; Don Yau (Taipei, TW)
Title: Recordable optical recording media
Patent Number: 7,875,365

Inventors: Chang; Hsiu-Ming (Taoyuan Hsien, TW)
Title: Housing assembly and projection device having the same
Patent Number: 7,874,684

Inventors: Chang; Hwei-Liang (Taoyuan County, TW), Chang; Hen-Rong (Pingzhen, TW), Shieh; Kuo-Lon (Taoyuan County, TW), Cheng; Pi-Hsin (Zhongli, TW)
Title: Apparatus for making tubular film transistors
Patent Number: 7,877,851

Inventors: Chang; Jae-hyuk (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Roh; Nam-seok (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Hong; Mun-pyo (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Park; Dae-jin (Incheon, KR)
Title: Manufacturing method of liquid crystal display
Patent Number: 7,875,477

Inventors: Chang; John Y. (Austin, TX), Chao; Ching Y. (Austin, TX), Chung; Hyen V. (Round Rock, TX)
Title: Managing security for computer services
Patent Number: 8,943,319

Inventors: Chang; Leland (New York, NY), Lauer; Isaac (White Plains, NY), Lin; Chung-Hsun (White Plains, NY), Sleight; Jeffrey W. (Ridgefield, CT)
Title: Embedded silicon germanium N-type filed effect transistor for reduced floating body effect
Patent Number: 8,940,591

Inventors: Chang; Nai- Chien (Sanchong City, Taipei County 241, TW)
Title: Connector with projecting function
Patent Number: 7,874,868

Inventors: Chang; Nai-Chien (Sanchong City, Taipei County 241, TW)
Title: Connecting device having a build-in digital television tuner
Patent Number: 7,874,874

Inventors: Chapple-Sokol; Jonathan D. (Essex Junction, VT), Hook; Terence B. (Jericho, VT), Li; Baozhen (South Burlington, VT), McDevitt; Thomas L. (Underhill, VT), Ponsolle; Christopher A. (Colchester, VT), Reuter; Bette B. (Essex Junction, VT), Sullivan; Timothy D. (Underhill, VT), Zimmerman; Jeffrey S. (Hinesburg, VT)
Title: Suppression of localized metal precipitate formation and corresponding metallization depletion in semiconductor processing
Patent Number: 7,173,338

Inventors: Charoenapornwatana; Chokchai (Samutprakarn, TH)
Title: Chairs with flexible spring backrest
Patent Number: 8,939,508

Inventors: Che; Carl Xiaodong (Saratoga, CA), Cho; Keung Youn (San Jose, CA), Hong; Soo-Youl (Santa Clara, CA), Chen; Shuo-Hao (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Self-spinning disk bulk erasure for hard disk assembly
Patent Number: 7,876,519

Inventors: Chen; Bo-Shen (Dadu Township, Taichung County 432, TW)
Title: Vibratory and impact connector for a power tool
Patent Number: 7,874,378

Inventors: Chen; Chi-Mi (Taipei, TW)
Title: Display device structure with circuit board secured to display panel and method of securing circuit board to panel thereof
Patent Number: 7,172,435

Inventors: Chen; Chun-Sheng (New Taipei, TW), Zou; Hua (Shenzhen, CN), He; Feng-Long (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Power supply circuit employed in computer for performing different standby modes
Patent Number: 8,943,342

Inventors: Chen; Dong (Croton on Hudson, NY), Faraj; Daniel A. (Rochester, MN), Gooding; Thomas M. (Rochester, MN), Heidelberger; Philip (Cortlandt Manor, NY)
Title: Synchronizing compute node time bases in a parallel computer
Patent Number: 8,943,350

Inventors: Chen; Ernest C. (San Pedro, CA), Furuya; Tiffany S. (Los Angeles, CA), Hilmes; Philip R. (Santa Monica, CA), Santoru; Joseph (Agoura Hills, CA)
Title: Dual layer signal processing in a layered modulation digital signal system
Patent Number: 7,173,981

Inventors: Chen; Ga-Lane (Fremont, CA)
Title: Heat pipe with hydrophilic layer and/or protective layer
Patent Number: 7,874,347

Inventors: Chen; Jen-Shyan (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Light-emitting diode illuminating equipment
Patent Number: 7,878,687

Inventors: Chen; Jiashu (Holmdel, NJ), Wendt; Christopher Anton (Howell, NJ)
Title: Method and apparatus for processing interaural time delay in 3D digital audio
Patent Number: 7,174,229

Inventors: Chen; Jiwei (Santa Clara, CA), Li; Guoxing (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Low dropout voltage regulator
Patent Number: 7,173,402

Inventors: Chen; Kevin X. (Edison, NJ), Njoroge; F. George (Warren, NJ), Sannigrahi; Mousumi (Summit, NJ), Nair; Latha G. (Edison, NJ), Yang; Weiying (Edison, NJ), Vibulbhan; Bancha (Kenilworth, NJ), Venkatraman; Srikanth (Woodbridge, NJ), Arasappan; Ashok (Bridgewater, NJ), Bogen; Stephane L. (Somerset, NJ), Bennett; Frank (Cranford, NJ), Girijavallabhan; Viyyoor M. (Parsippany, NJ)
Title: Ketoamides with cyclic P4'S as inhibitors of NS3 protease of hepatitis C virus
Patent Number: 7,173,057

Inventors: Chen; Kuo-Ji (Taipei, TW), Yu; Tsung-Hsin (Hsinchu, TW), Chen; Ker-Min (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Input buffer structure with single gate oxide
Patent Number: 7,173,472

Inventors: Chen; Lee (Cedar Creek, TX), Funk; Merritt (Austin, TX)
Title: Method for plasma processing over wide pressure range
Patent Number: 7,875,555

Inventors: Chen; Mei-Ying (Tainan Science-Based Industrial Park, TW), Wu; Pei-Jung (Tainan Science-Based Industrial Park, TW)
Title: Positioning apparatus for preventing deformation of diffuser plate of the backlight assembly
Patent Number: 7,876,394

Inventors: Chen; Shau-Lin F. (Piscataway, NJ), Anderson; Dennis R. (Plainsboro, NJ)
Title: Multi-zoned catalyst compositions
Patent Number: 8,940,242

Inventors: Chen; Way-Hong (Taipei, TW)
Title: Carrier for infant car seat
Patent Number: 8,939,506

Inventors: Chen; Weijing (Austin, TX), Allen; Keith Joseph (Austin, TX)
Title: Broadband access for virtual private networks
Patent Number: 8,942,240

Inventors: Chen; Wenfeng (Kanata, CA), Zhou; Borong (Ottawa, CA), Wang; Guo Qiang (Nepean, CA), Kuang; Randy (Kanata, CA)
Title: Intelligent address registration for optical user-network interface
Patent Number: 7,173,937

Inventors: Chen; Yihsiu (Middletown, NJ), Foladare; Mark Jeffrey (East Brunswick, NJ), Fowler; Kathleen C. (Wall, NJ), Goldman; Shelley B. (East Brunswick, NJ), Wang; Shaoqing Q. (Middletown, NJ), Weber; Roy Philip (Bridgewater, NJ), Westrich; Robert S. (Middletown, NJ), Zelezniak; Aleksandr (Matawan, NJ)
Title: Method and system for providing mobility to enhanced call service features at remote locations
Patent Number: 7,174,189

Inventors: Chen; Yiran (Eden Prairie, MN), Li; Hai (Eden Prairie, MN), Zhu; Wenzhong (Apple Valley, MN), Wang; Xiaobin (Chanhassen, MN), Huang; Henry (Apple Valley, MN), Liu; Hongyue (Maple Grove, MN)
Title: Spatial correlation of reference cells in resistive memory array
Patent Number: 7,876,599

Inventors: Chen; Yiran (Eden Prairie, MN), Setiadi; Dadi (Edina, MN), Ryan; Patrick J. (St. Paul, MN)
Title: Non-sequential encoding scheme for multi-level cell (MLC) memory cells
Patent Number: 8,942,035

Inventors: Chen; Yuqun (Seattle, WA), Kirovski; Darko (Kirkland, WA), Yacobi; Yacov (Mercer Island, WA), Yuval; Gideon A. (Mercer Island, WA)
Title: Counterfeit and tamper resistant labels with randomly occurring features
Patent Number: 7,878,398

Inventors: Cheng; Cheng-Wei (White Plains, NY), Han; Shu-Jen (Cortlandt, NY), Kobayashi; Masaharu (Yorktown Heights, NY), Lee; Ko-Tao (Kaohsiung, TW), Sadana; Devendra K. (Pleasantville, NY), Shiu; Kuen-Ting (White Plains, NY)
Title: Transistor formation using cold welding
Patent Number: 8,941,147

Inventors: Cheng; Chih-Pi (Tu-Cheng, TW), Lin; Nan-Hung (Tu-Cheng, TW), Ma; Hao-Yun (Tu-Cheng, TW), Liao; Chi-Nan (Tu-Cheng, TW), Lee; Liang-Kai (Tu-Cheng, TW), Chien; Cheng-Ching (Tu-Cheng, TW)
Title: Socket connector having bottom hole reinforced with simplified metallic plates
Patent Number: 7,878,839

Inventors: Cheng; Shih-Chieh (Tainan County, TW)
Title: Low-sidelobe dual-band and broadband flat endfire antenna
Patent Number: 7,173,566

Inventors: Cherubini; Giovanni (Zurich, CH), Jelitto; Jens (Zurich, CH), Lantz; Mark Alfred (Zurich, CH)
Title: Servo control in tape drives
Patent Number: 7,876,521

Inventors: Cherubini; Mauro (Madrid, ES), Oliver Ramirez; Nuria (Madrid, ES)
Title: Method and system for facilitating exchange of items in a network
Patent Number: 8,942,730

Inventors: Chi; Howard H. (Littleton, MA), Dai; Haitao O. (Boston, MA), Feng; Kai D. (Hopewell Junction, NY), Papae; Donald J. (Hopewell Junction, NY)
Title: FET pair based physically unclonable function (PUF) circuit with a constant common mode voltage
Patent Number: 8,941,405

Inventors: Chiang; Hsiao-Lung (Taipei, TW)
Title: Mouse with tilt wheel encoding mechanism
Patent Number: 7,876,306

Inventors: Chiang; Kun-Yuan (Taipei, TW)
Title: High power LED lamp with heat dissipation enhancement
Patent Number: 7,878,697

Inventors: Chiang; Wei-Liang (Chiayi, TW), Yang; Ju-Lin (Chiayi County, TW), Chen; Po-Yang (Chiayi, TW), Lee; Kun-Chen (Chiayi County, TW), Wu; Rong-Faa (Chiayi, TW), Kuo; Ching Chuan (Chiayi County, TW)
Title: Cylinder lock
Patent Number: 7,874,191

Inventors: Chiang; Yung-Hsu (Taichung Hsien, TW), Ozaki; Hiroshi (Nagoya, JP)
Title: Converter with position adjustable plug
Patent Number: 7,874,853

Inventors: Chiba; Takaya (Sapporo, JP), Tamura; Hirotaka (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Timing signal generating circuit having simple configuration with low supply voltage and generating timing signals with high accuracy
Patent Number: 7,173,466

Inventors: Chiba; Tsunenori (Yokohama, JP), Yamada; Masaki (Yokohama, JP), Ebine; Wataru (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Lubricant composition for resin conveyor and method for using same
Patent Number: 7,875,581

Inventors: Chien; Cheng-Ching (Tu-Cheng, TW)
Title: Elelctrical connector with notch for receiving mating componet
Patent Number: 7,878,857

Inventors: Chien; Ho-Sung (Taoyuan County, TW)
Title: Methods for controlling ongoing triggered SUPL session by SLP and network-side SUPL agent
Patent Number: 8,943,160

Inventors: Chien; I-Pen (Taipei Hsien, TW), Lin; Hsin-Li (Taipei Hsien, TW), Lin; Kuang-Wei (Taipei Hsien, TW), Lai; Po-Yuan (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Stereo projection optical system
Patent Number: 7,874,677

Inventors: Chiku; Shigenobu (Takanezawa-machi, JP), Kobayashi; Hideki (Takanezawa-machi, JP)
Title: Console for vehicle
Patent Number: 7,172,232

Inventors: Chin; Sim Won (Gwangmyeng-si, KR), Chung; Moon Kee (Seoul, KR)
Title: Air conditioner
Patent Number: 7,171,823

Inventors: Chin; Tom (San Diego, CA), Shi; Guangming (San Diego, CA), Lee; Kuo-Chun (San Diego, CA)
Title: Inter-radio access technology (IRAT) handover
Patent Number: 8,942,702

Inventors: Chinn; Stephen R. (Alexandria, VA), Lee; Philip A. (New Braintree, MA), Roberge; James K. (Lincoln, MA)
Title: System for regulating optical output power
Patent Number: 7,174,099

Inventors: Chiorgno; David (Pittsfield, MA), Olsta; Peter J. (Valatie, NY)
Title: Breakdown reel
Patent Number: 7,874,511

Inventors: Chipchase; Jan (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Communication log for an electronic device
Patent Number: 7,174,516

Inventors: Chisholm; Brian J. (Sylvania, OH)
Title: Molded plastic container and preform having insert-molded RFID tag
Patent Number: 7,875,227

Inventors: Chishti; Muhammad (Menlo Park, CA), Pavlovskaia; Elena I. (San Francisco, CA), Bala; Gregory P. (San Jose, CA), Freyburger; Brian (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Defining tooth-moving appliances computationally
Patent Number: 7,874,837

Inventors: Chiu; Bo Yi (Xinying, TW), Chen; Dan (Taipei, TW), Chang; Wei-Hsu (Zhubei, TW)
Title: Control circuit and method for a power converter
Patent Number: 7,876,075

Inventors: Cho; Seung Hyun (Seoul, KR), Min; Byoung Youl (Gyunggi-do, KR), Cho; Soon Jin (Gyunggi-do, KR), Choi; Jin Won (Gyunggi-do, KR)
Title: Heat radiation substrate having metal core and method of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 7,875,340

Inventors: Cho; Sungchun (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Energy storage system and method thereof
Patent Number: 8,942,017

Inventors: Cho; Yung-Zun (Daejeon, KR), Yang; Hee-Chul (Daejeon, KR), Eun; Hee-Chul (Daejeon, KR), Kim; In-Tae (Daejeon, KR), Lee; Han-Soo (Daejeon, KR), Park; Hwan-Seo (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Reuse method of radioactive waste salt and the apparatus thereof
Patent Number: 7,875,760

Inventors: Cho; Zang Hee (Incheon, KR), Lee; Cheol Ok (Incheon, KR), Kim; Young Bo (Seongnam-si, KR), Yun; Ja Weon (Suwon-si, KR), Ahn; Hyung Jin (Anyang-si, KR), Kim; Dong Sung (Suwon-si, KR), Shim; Hong (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Device for transferring a cradle for use with a medical imaging equipment
Patent Number: 7,874,030

Inventors: Choi; Bum Suk (Daejeon-si, KR), Kim; Seung Chul (Daejeon-si, KR), Kim; Soon Choul (Daejeon-si, KR), Kim; Jung Hak (Daejeon-si, KR), Ha; Jeoung Lak (Daejeon-si, KR), Jeong; Young Ho (Daejeon-si, KR), Hong; Jin Woo (Daejeon-si, KR)
Title: Method of providing augmented contents and apparatus for performing the same, method of registering augmented contents and apparatus for performing the same, system for providing targeting augmented contents
Patent Number: 8,941,688

Inventors: Choi; Byung-yong (Suwon-si, KR), Park; Dong-gun (Seongnam-si, KR), Kim; Yun-gi (Yongin-si, KR), Lee; Choong-ho (Seongnam-si, KR), Lee; Young-mi (Suwon-si, KR), Cho; Hye-jin (Seongnam-si, KR)
Title: Non-volatile memory device for 2-bit operation and method of fabricating the same
Patent Number: 7,875,921

Inventors: Choi; Hwangsoo (Fullerton, CA), Lewis; Mike (Orange, CA), Wang; Shiju (Irvine, CA)
Title: EMI suppression with shielded common mode choke
Patent Number: 8,941,456

Inventors: Choi; In Hwan (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Kang; Kyung Won (Seoul, KR), Kwak; Kook Yeon (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: DTV transmitter and method of coding main and enhanced data in DTV transmitter
Patent Number: 7,877,673

Inventors: Choi; Jun Seong (Seoul, KR), Song; Jong Seob (Incheon, KR), Choi; Jun Cheol (Cheongju-si, KR), Kang; Sung Min (Seoul, KR)
Title: Fog removal system
Patent Number: 8,939,381

Inventors: Choi; Seung Jong (Seoul, KR)
Title: Digital television system and method for supporting a film mode
Patent Number: 7,173,669

Inventors: Choi; Won Kyu (Daejeon, KR), Kim; Jeong Seok (Daejeon, KR), Choi; Gil Young (Daejeon, KR), Pyo; Cheol Sig (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Radio frequency identification tag antenna using proximity coupling for attaching to metal
Patent Number: 7,876,269

Inventors: Chowdhury; Vivek (Randwick, AU), Coroneo; Minas Theodore (Randwick, AU), Morley; John William (Randwick, AU)
Title: Extraocular device
Patent Number: 7,877,148

Inventors: Chu; Bing-Lun (Austin, TX), Ja; Yee (Round Rock, TX), Nelson; Bradley S. (Austin, TX), Roesner; Wolfgang (Austin, TX)
Title: Accurately modeling an asynchronous interface using expanded logic elements
Patent Number: 7,877,717

Inventors: Chua; Tay Jin (Singapore, SG), Cai; Tian Xiang (Singapore, SG), Liu; Ming Wei William (Singapore, SG), Wang; Feng Yu (Singapore, SG)
Title: Job release with multiple constraints
Patent Number: 7,174,232

Inventors: Chuang; Ching-Te (South Salem, NY), Kim; Keunwoo (Somers, NY), Kuang; Jente Benedict (Austin, TX), Nowka; Kevin John (Georgetown, TX)
Title: Dual gate transistor keeper dynamic logic
Patent Number: 7,876,131

Inventors: Chun; Suk-Won (Seongnam-si, KR), Park; Jong-Su (Seoul, KR), Jo; Seong-Mu (Seoul, KR), Lee; Hwa-Seop (Seoul, KR)
Title: Complex membrane for electrochemical device, manufacturing method and electrochemical device having the same
Patent Number: 7,875,380

Inventors: Chung; Byung-Joo (Yongin-si, KR), Lee; Chun-Gyoo (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Silicon based shape memory alloy negative active material, negative active material composition including same, rechargeable lithium battery including same, and method of preparing same
Patent Number: 8,940,196

Inventors: Chung; In-Young (Yongin, KR)
Title: Organic light-emitting display device and method of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 8,941,142

Inventors: Chung; Se Jin (Kyongsangbuk-do, KR)
Title: Polysilicon crystallizing method, method of fabricating thin film transistor using the same, and method of fabricating liquid crystal display thereof
Patent Number: 7,172,952

Inventors: Cianciotto; Frank T (Tehachapi, CA), Butler; George H (Mesa, AZ)
Title: Light mixing homogenizer apparatus and method
Patent Number: 7,173,775

Inventors: Cirker; Seth (Port Washington, NY)
Title: Privacy ensuring camera enclosure
Patent Number: 7,874,744

Inventors: Clark; Michael W. (Essexville, MI), McDonald; Joshua S. (Bay City, MI)
Title: Non-translating telescopic rake pivot for steering column assembly
Patent Number: 7,874,228

Inventors: Clarke; Philip (Leatherhead, GB), Bellis; Andrew (Guildford, GB), Chong; Yan (San Jose, CA), Huang; Joseph (Morgan Hill, CA), Chu; Michael H. M. (Fremont, CA)
Title: Postamble timing for DDR memories
Patent Number: 7,876,630

Inventors: Cleereman; Robert J. (Midland, MI), Lesniak; Michael J. (Kawkawlin, MI), Keenihan; James R. (Midland, MI), Langmaid; Joe A. (Caro, MI), Gaston; Ryan (Midland, MI), Eurich; Gerald K. (Merrill, MI), Boven; Michelle L. (Midland, MI)
Title: Photovoltaic device and method
Patent Number: 8,938,920

Inventors: Cloran; Shawn D. (Wauwatosa, WI), Lutze; Kenneth J. (Shorewood, WI), Williams; Mark S. (Waukesha, WI)
Title: Panel mounting system
Patent Number: 7,173,185

Inventors: Cobb; Terry (Plano, TX)
Title: Communications patching devices that include integrated electronic static discharge circuits and related methods
Patent Number: 7,874,854

Inventors: Coccio; Damian (Pottstown, PA), Fugo; Richard J. (Plymouth Meeting, PA)
Title: Device for plasma incision of matter with a specifically tuned radiofrequency electromagnetic field generator
Patent Number: 7,173,211

Inventors: Coffey; Michael K. (Shokan, NY), Muttur; Manjunath B. (Karnataka, IN)
Title: Detection of an unresponsive application in a high availability system
Patent Number: 8,943,191

Inventors: Cohen; Ilan (Conegliano, IT), Wennerstrom; Per (Knivsta, SE), Hue; Xavier (Orsago, IT), Fonser; Per (Stockholm, SE)
Title: Modular refrigeration unit and process for assembling a modular refrigeration unit to a cabinet of a refrigeration appliance
Patent Number: 7,874,168

Inventors: Cohen; Jason C. (Appleton, WI), Johnson; Eric Donald (Larsen, WI), Garvey; Michael Joseph (Appleton, WI)
Title: Thermal grill for heating articles
Patent Number: 7,875,066

Inventors: Cohen; Stephan Alan (Wappingers Falls, NY), McFeely; Fenton Read (Ossining, NY), Noyan; Cevdet Ismail (Yorktown Heights, NY), Rodbell; Kenneth Parker (Poughguag, NY), Rosenberg; Robert (Peekskill, NY), Yurkas; John Jacob (Stamford, CT)
Title: Ultra thin, single phase, diffusion barrier for metal conductors
Patent Number: 7,172,968

Inventors: Cok; Ronald Steven (Rochester, NY), White; Christopher J. (Avon, NY)
Title: Electronic sensing system with environmental sensor patch
Patent Number: 8,941,396

Inventors: Cole; Barrett E. (Bloomington, MN), Wang; Tzu-Yu (Maple Grove, MN)
Title: Weldless mesotube grid holder
Patent Number: 7,877,862

Inventors: Colgan; Darragh (Galway, IE), Hamilton; Peter A. (East Bridgewater, MA), DiCarlo; Paul (Middleboro, MA), Campbell; Andrew J. (Reading, MA), Gilligan; Sean (Galway, IE), Chin; Albert (Newton Highlands, MA), DiMatteo; Kristian (Watertown, MA)
Title: Stent delivery system
Patent Number: 7,172,617

Inventors: Collins; Francis E. (Schaumburg, IL)
Title: License plate retention system
Patent Number: 7,877,908

Inventors: Concini; Michael E. (Cary, NC), Howard; Curtiss J. (Raleigh, NC), Kenna; Stephen J. (Cary, NC), Moldenhauer; Maxim A. (Durham, NC), Peterson; Seth R. (Raleigh, NC)
Title: Programmatically determining an execution mode for a request dispatch utilizing historic metrics
Patent Number: 8,943,196

Inventors: Conner; Michael Haden (Austin, TX), Copeland; George Prentice (Austin, TX), Flurry; Gregory Alan (Austin, TX)
Title: Stable hash-based mapping computation for a dynamically varying target set
Patent Number: 7,876,748

Inventors: Conrad; Wayne Ernest (Hampton, CA)
Title: Stirling engine with hydraulic output
Patent Number: 7,171,810

Inventors: Cooper; Michele (Short Hills, NJ)
Title: Skimmer
Patent Number: 7,172,705

Inventors: Corbett; Richard (Fondettes, FR), Viault; Samuel (Saint Antoine du Rocher, FR)
Title: Thrust bearing and suspension for vehicle
Patent Number: 8,939,439

Inventors: Corsini; John (Hamilton, CA), DiFelice; Frank (Hamilton, CA)
Title: V-shaped weed cutting garden tool and edge trimmer
Patent Number: 8,939,226

Inventors: Cost; Evan John (Audubon, PA), Daout; Jerome (Nyon, CH)
Title: Sheet stacking apparatus
Patent Number: 7,172,193

Inventors: Costa; Brian E (Flower Mound, TX), Ward; Tom P (Fort Worth, TX)
Title: Golf swing plane training method and apparatus
Patent Number: 7,172,515

Inventors: Costabel; Sascha (Otisheim, DE), Schendel; Olav (Stuttgart, DE)
Title: Locking mechanism for a housing and lock suitable therefor
Patent Number: 8,939,473

Inventors: Courbon; Emmanuel (Columbia, SC)
Title: Multi-axis pivoting detent joint assembly for an exterior vehicle mirror
Patent Number: 7,878,477

Inventors: Cowie; Ross L. (Ottawa, CA), Vandenbelt; Rudy A. (Ottawa, CA)
Title: Electrostatic filter cartridge for a tower air cleaner
Patent Number: 7,875,104

Inventors: Craswell; Nicholas (Cambridge, GB), Szummer; Martin (Cambridge, GB)
Title: Information retrieval using query-document pair information
Patent Number: 7,877,385

Inventors: Cravatt; Benjamin F. (La Jolla, CA), Chiang; Kyle P. (Cardiff, CA), Niessen; Sherry (San Diego, CA), Saghatelian; Alan (Cambridge, MA)
Title: Enzyme regulating ether lipid signaling pathways
Patent Number: 8,940,497

Inventors: Crinon; Regis J. (Camas, WA)
Title: Method of synchronizing events with a digital television audio-visual program
Patent Number: 7,174,560

Inventors: Croak; Marian (Fair Haven, NJ), Eslambolchi; Hossein (Los Altos Hills, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for routing a call in a communications network
Patent Number: 8,942,367

Inventors: Croft, III; James Joseph (Bellevue, WA)
Title: Magnetically one-side driven planar transducer with improved electro-magnetic circuit
Patent Number: 8,942,408

Inventors: Cruz; Marco Antonio Solis (Queretaro, MX), Razo; Victor Hugo Miranda (Guanajuato, MX)
Title: Damper
Patent Number: 7,874,172

Inventors: Culbert; Michael (Monte Sereno, CA), Forstall; Scott (Mountain View, CA), King; Nicholas V. (San Jose, CA), Lee; Michael M. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Personal media device controlled via user initiated movements utilizing movement based interfaces
Patent Number: 8,942,764

Inventors: Cunningham; Brian T. (Lexington, MA), Williams; John R. (Lexington, MA)
Title: Apparatus and method for measuring the mass of a substance
Patent Number: 7,171,844

Inventors: Currie; Robert M. (Dollard-Des-Ormeaux, CA), Sorella; Eliot (Laval, CA)
Title: Solid state electric light bulb
Patent Number: 7,172,314

Inventors: Cusack; William E. (Peoria, IL)
Title: Outdoor cooker and method of use
Patent Number: 7,878,186

Inventors: D'Agruma; Daniel (Williamstown, MA), Phillips; Chris (Santa Barbara, CA), Burwell; Nicholas (Goleta, CA), Bland; Loren (Santa Barbara, CA)
Title: Methods and systems for communications processing
Patent Number: 8,943,159

Inventors: Dahl; Derek (Minneapolis, MN)
Title: Locking cap apparatus and related methods
Patent Number: 8,938,999

Inventors: Dair; Geoffrey Thomas (Subiaco, AU), Reinholz; Fred Norbert (Floreat, AU)
Title: Optical beam delivery configuration
Patent Number: 7,173,745

Inventors: Dale; Nilesh (Farmington Hills, MI), DiLeo; Gregory (Ann Arbor, MI), Han; Taehee (Farmington Hills, MI), Adjemian; Kevork (Birmingham, MI)
Title: Catalyst ink preparation for fuel cell electrode fabrication
Patent Number: 8,940,460

Inventors: Daley, III; Charles A. (T. Karon, A. Muang, Phuket, TH)
Title: Bag computer with interior access coupling
Patent Number: 7,876,558

Inventors: Dalton; James (Salt Lake City, UT), Acton; Michael (Salt Lake City, UT), Derrick; Peter (Salt Lake City, UT)
Title: Systems and devices for emergency tracking and health monitoring
Patent Number: 8,942,676

Inventors: Damouzehtash; Faramarz (Germantown, MD)
Title: Knee protector dolly
Patent Number: 7,878,513

Inventors: Danabalan; Vignesh (Charlotte, NC), Hart; William Pierson (Cornelius, NC), Zarkis; Michael A. (Huntersville, NC), Dondero; James (Millville, NJ)
Title: Method of making a molded glass article
Patent Number: 8,938,991

Inventors: Dangott; Bryan (Salt Lake City, UT)
Title: Apparatus, system, and method for simulating physical movement of a digital image
Patent Number: 8,941,584

Inventors: Danishefsky; Samuel J. (Englewood, NJ), Rivkin; Alexey (New York, NY), Yoshimura; Fumihiko (Kita-Ku Sapporo, JP), Chou; Ting-Chao (Paramus, NJ), Gabarda; Ana E. (Boston, MA), Dong; Huajin (Beijing, CN), Wu; Kaida (New York, NY), Moore; Malcolm A. S. (New York, NY), Dorn; David (New York, NY)
Title: Synthesis of epothilones, intermediates thereto, analogues and uses thereof
Patent Number: 7,875,638

Inventors: Dant; Ryan T. (Richmond, KY), Streciwilk; Eric J. (Danville, KY), Downey; Richard E. (Danville, KY), Phegley; Shannon D. (Danville, KY)
Title: Nozzle assembly with one piece body
Patent Number: 8,938,851

Inventors: Daraiseh; Abdelghani (Dhahran, SA), Landolsi; Mohamed Adnan (Dhahran, SA)
Title: Adaptive hybrid wireless and wired process control system with hierarchical process automation field network sets
Patent Number: 8,942,098

Inventors: Daruwalla; Feisal Y. (Fremont, CA)
Title: IP subnet sharing technique implemented without using bridging or routing protocols
Patent Number: 7,174,376

Inventors: Davis; James (Fallbrook, CA)
Title: Concrete radiography
Patent Number: 7,876,884

Inventors: Davis; Kenneth (Catonsville, MD)
Title: Heating appliance emergency reminder detection device
Patent Number: 8,941,483

Inventors: Dawson; Michael H. (Ottawa, CA), Gao; Yuqing (Mount Kisco, NY), Ito; Megumi (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Johnson; Graeme (Ottawa, CA), Seelam; Seetharami R. (Yorktown Heights, NY)
Title: Identification of localizable function calls
Patent Number: 8,943,485

Inventors: Day; Brian A. (Colorado Springs, CO), Jaeckel; Silvia (Colorado Springs, CO)
Title: Systems and methods for target mode connection management in SAS connections
Patent Number: 7,171,500

Inventors: De Angelis; Claudio (Munster, DE)
Title: Support element system for elevators
Patent Number: 8,939,261

Inventors: De Koning; Abraham Gijsbert (Zegveld, NL)
Title: Gripping device
Patent Number: 8,939,487

Inventors: Debijl; Travis (Northbridge, AU)
Title: System to prevent drunken driving
Patent Number: 8,941,501

Inventors: December; Timothy S. (Rochester Hills, MI), Merritt; William (Ferndale, MI)
Title: Adhesion promoter and coating composition for adhesion to olefinic substrates
Patent Number: 8,940,822

Inventors: Decottignies; Laurent (Cergy, FR), Behar; Alain (Sureshes, FR)
Title: Fluid product dispenser
Patent Number: 7,878,374

Inventors: Dees; Jesse L. (Slinger, WI), Carlin; Michael S. (Sussex, WI), Cain; Scott B. (Cascade, WI), Sepic; Dan M. (Mukwonago, WI), Rumpel; Terry J. (West Bend, WI), Hoffmann; Matt G. (Milwaukee, WI), Koerner; Scott A (Allenton, WI), Elchert; Rick W. (Mequon, WI), Healy; Brian E. (Hartland, WI), Balthazar; Stephann E. (Milwaukee, WI), Glaja; Nicolae (Chesnee, SC)
Title: Cylinder head cooling system
Patent Number: 8,939,115

Inventors: Deligianni; Hariklia (Tenafly, NJ), Shao; Xiaoyan (Yorktown Heights, NY)
Title: Fabricating a contact rhodium structure by electroplating and electroplating composition
Patent Number: 8,941,240

Inventors: Demers; Joseph R. (North Hollywood, CA), Sekowski; Marek (Pacific Palisades, CA)
Title: Endoscope connector method and apparatus
Patent Number: 8,942,530

Inventors: Deng; Li (Redmond, WA), Acero; Alejandro (Bellevue, WA), Droppo; James G. (Duvall, WA)
Title: Method of determining uncertainty associated with acoustic distortion-based noise reduction
Patent Number: 7,174,292

Inventors: Derrig; Dale R. (Greenfield, MA), Roy; Jeffrey S. (Greenfield, MA)
Title: Insulated support for electric conductors, finger grip, and method of making same
Patent Number: 7,874,778

Inventors: Desch; Noah (Cincinnati, OH), Bonbrake; Tim B. (Tucson, AZ)
Title: Fuze safing system
Patent Number: 8,939,083

Inventors: Desrosiers; Norman B. (Oxford, NC), Herring; Dean F. (Youngsville, NC), Kangas; Paul D. (Cary, NC), Thomas; Jeff D. (Raleigh, NC)
Title: Locking connector for engaging a USB receptacle
Patent Number: 7,878,865

Inventors: Devarakonda; Murthy V. (Peekskill, NY), Rajamani; Nithya (Tarrytown, NY), Srivatsa; Mudhakar (Atlanta, GA)
Title: Method and apparatus for performance and policy analysis in distributed computing systems
Patent Number: 8,943,186

Inventors: Devlin; Bryan Kerry (Los Altos, CA), Wong; Frederick Chun Bong (Oakland, CA), Hill; Mark (Los Altos, CA)
Title: Method and system for similar auction identification
Patent Number: 7,877,298

Inventors: Deweerd; Wim Y. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for EUV mask having diffusion barrier
Patent Number: 8,940,463

Inventors: Dewolf; Mark (Detroit, MI), Tomaszewski; Michael (St. Clair Shores, MI)
Title: Portable caddy
Patent Number: 7,878,330

Inventors: Di Pietro; Oliver R. (Bay Harbor Islands, FL)
Title: Method for weight loss and ketogenic compositions
Patent Number: 8,940,689

Inventors: Diab; Mohamed K. (Laguna Niguel, CA), Kiani-Azarbayjany; Esmaiel (Laguna Niguel, CA), Weber; Walter M. (Los Angeles, CA)
Title: Signal processing apparatus
Patent Number: 8,942,777

Inventors: Diaz-Manero; Alejandro (West Drayton, GB), Langhammer; Martin (Poole, GB), Cottrell; Robert (Marlow, GB)
Title: Method and apparatus for implementing a Viterbi decoder
Patent Number: 7,173,985

Inventors: Diaz; Raymond (Irvine, CA)
Title: Resilient detection of repeaters
Patent Number: 7,173,941

Inventors: Dick; Stephen G. (Nesconset, NY), Rudolf; Marian (Montreal, CA), Aghili; Behrouz (Commack, NY)
Title: Method and apparatus for control channel operation in GERAN
Patent Number: 8,942,187

Inventors: Diehl; Lauri (Los Altos, CA), Flanagan; Kenneth (San Francisco, CA), Mo; Lian (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Methods for detecting inflammatory bowel disease
Patent Number: 7,875,431

Inventors: Diemunsch; Mark T. (Stockton, CA)
Title: Modular blade assembly with alignment means
Patent Number: 7,172,147

Inventors: DiFranza; Michael J. (Hopkinton, MA), Newville; Todd A. (Shrewsbury, MA)
Title: Information distribution system for use in an elevator
Patent Number: 7,878,308

Inventors: Diller; E. Wendell (Oakdale, MN)
Title: Shotgun shell flight path indicator
Patent Number: 7,171,904

Inventors: DiMartino; Jorge (San Carlos, CA), Nelson; John Tippett (Danville, CA)
Title: Composition and method for treating graft-versus-host disease
Patent Number: 7,173,016

Inventors: Dimond; John Joseph (Fort Collins, CO)
Title: Spatial game apparatus
Patent Number: 7,878,507

Inventors: DiNatale; John (Cocoa, FL)
Title: Cutting/chopping board including operator safety means
Patent Number: 7,874,549

Inventors: Ding; Xiangdong (Columbus, OH), Huang; Hai (White Plaines, NY), Jennings; Raymond B. (Ossining, NY), Roan; Yaoping (White Plaines, NY), Sahu; Sambit (Hopewell Junction, NY), Shaikh; Anees A. (Yorktown Heights, NY)
Title: Automatic software fault diagnosis by exploiting application signatures
Patent Number: 7,877,642

Inventors: Dinkler, II; Charles E. (Dayton, OH)
Title: Limited artifact skull pin
Patent Number: 8,939,976

Inventors: Diosi; Gabor (Friedrichshafen, DE), Haupt; Josef (Tettnang, DE), Brehmer; Martin (Constance, DE)
Title: Oil-bearing shaft that supplies lubrication to the components of a transmission
Patent Number: 7,878,305

Inventors: DiSanto; Frank J. (Melville, NY), Krusos; Denis A. (Melville, NY), Lewit; Edward (Melville, NY)
Title: Method and system for securing e-mail transmissions
Patent Number: 7,877,594

Inventors: Disney; Donald Ray (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Method of fabricating a high-voltage transistor with an extended drain structure
Patent Number: 8,940,605

Inventors: Dixon; Bret W. (South Perth, AU), Dixon; Scot W. (South Perth, AU)
Title: Generalized application message generation service
Patent Number: 8,943,517

Inventors: Doerr; Christopher Richard (Middletown, NJ), Marom; Dan Mark (Howell, NJ)
Title: Colorless tunable dispersion compensator employing a planar lightwave circuit and a deformable mirror
Patent Number: 7,174,063

Inventors: Doerr; Gregory Joseph (Arlington Heights, IL), Reedy; Timothy J. (Schaumburg, IL)
Title: System and method of routing conference call participants
Patent Number: 8,942,683

Inventors: Dohrendorf; Ingo (Pendleton, SC)
Title: Roller track storage system and method
Patent Number: 7,878,317

Inventors: Domagala; Jerzy (Red Bank, NJ)
Title: Optical receiver including a system and method of controlling gain of an optical amplifier
Patent Number: 7,877,019

Inventors: Dong; Xiaofei (Mountain View, CA), Li; Qinghua (Sunnyvale, CA), Ho; Minnie (Los Altos, CA), Zheng; Hongming (Beijing, CN), Sun; Hongmei (Beijing, CN), Talwar; Shilpa (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Receiver and method for channel estimation for multicarrier communication systems
Patent Number: 7,876,839

Inventors: Donlagic; Denis (Maribor, SI), Pevec; Simon (Podcetrtek, SI)
Title: Optical fuse devices, optical fiber lines, and methods of manufacturing same
Patent Number: 8,942,531

Inventors: Doolittle; William Alan (Hampton, GA)
Title: Semiconductor devices formed of III-nitride compounds, lithium-niobate-tantalate, and silicon carbide
Patent Number: 7,173,286

Inventors: Dordi; Yezdi (Palo Alto, CA), Boyd; John (Atascadero, CA), Thie; William (Mountain View, CA), Maraschin; Bob (Cupertino, CA), Redeker; Fred C. (Fremont, CA), Cook; Joel M. (Warrenton, CA)
Title: Method for electroless depositing a material on a surface of a wafer
Patent Number: 7,875,554

Inventors: Dorenbosch; Jheroen Pieter (Paradise, TX), Collins; Zachry Shay (Plano, TX)
Title: Impairment simulation for network communication to enable voice quality degradation estimation
Patent Number: 8,942,109

Inventors: Dou; Weiping (San Jose, CA), Kopelman; Avi (Sunnyvale, CA), Matsuoka; Yomi (Cupertino, CA), Babella; Mark (Salida, CA)
Title: Antenna design for an attached accessory
Patent Number: 7,876,272

Inventors: Dowling; Eric Morgan (Miami, FL)
Title: High-speed modem with uplink remote-echo canceller
Patent Number: 7,173,962

Inventors: Doyle; Peter L. (El Dorado Hills, CA), Sreenivas; Aditya (El Dorado Hills, CA)
Title: Apparatus, method and system with a graphics-rendering engine having a graphics context manager
Patent Number: 7,173,627

Inventors: Drozdowich; Bryan Gordon (Abbotsford, CA), Zurba; Peter (Pitt Meadows, CA)
Title: Laminate countertop insert and template
Patent Number: 8,938,823

Inventors: Drummond; Jay Paul (Massillon, OH), Smith; Mark D. (North Canton, OH), Ramachandran; Natarajan (Uniontown, OH)
Title: Card activated cash dispensing automated banking machine system and method
Patent Number: 7,874,479

Inventors: Duan; Ping (Cypress, TX), Agrawal; Gaurav (Aurora, CO), Gerrard; David P. (Magnolia, TX)
Title: Polyarylene compositions, methods of manufacture, and articles thereof
Patent Number: 8,940,841

Inventors: Dubin; Valery M. (Portland, OR), Suetin; Nikolay (Moscow, RU)
Title: Gel-based bio chip for electrochemical synthesis and electrical detection of polymers
Patent Number: 8,940,143

Inventors: Duesterwald; Evelyn (Pleasantville, NY), Klinger; Tamir (Brooklyn, NY)
Title: Continuous updating of technical debt status
Patent Number: 8,943,464

Inventors: Duke; John Hincks (Providence, RI)
Title: Wave-powered autonomous plankton collector
Patent Number: 8,939,804

Inventors: Dumov; Leo (Cupertino, CA), Collins, Jr.; Eddie B. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Method and system for replacing a read-modify-write operation with an atomic set-bits or clear-bits operation
Patent Number: 7,174,405

Inventors: Dunkelberg; Hartmut (Bad Sooden-Allendorf, DE)
Title: Test unit and method for testing whether a sterilizing packaging unit is effective against recontamination, and container packaging suitable for applying said method
Patent Number: 7,874,128

Inventors: Dunton; Randell R. (Phoenix, AZ), Kumar; Sasi K. (Chandler, AZ), Bakhle; Ashutosh J. (Chandler, AZ)
Title: Method and apparatus for processing digital pixel output signals
Patent Number: 7,173,656

Inventors: Duval; Landon (Huntington Beach, CA)
Title: Substance detection and alarm using a spectrometer built into a steering wheel assembly
Patent Number: 7,173,536

Inventors: Duvvuri; Srinivasa Kumar (San Jose, CA), HomChaudhuri; Sandip (San Jose, CA), Sampathkumar; BadriSrinivasan (Cupertino, CA), Jayaraman; Arunkumar (San Jose, CA), Shukla; Ashish Kumar (Sunnyvale, CA), Rajkumar Samuel; Rajkumar (San Jose, CA), Cho; James Simon (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Beacon frame scheduling in an independent basic service set network
Patent Number: 8,942,201

Inventors: Dwarakanath; Mirmira Ramarao (Warren, NJ), Wang; Jue (Hillsborough, NJ)
Title: Power converter with monotonic turn-on for pre-charged output capacitor
Patent Number: 7,876,080

Inventors: Dwyer; Joe (Holly, MI), Bromley; Kaya (Lapeer, MI)
Title: Method and apparatus for whitening teeth
Patent Number: 8,940,033

Inventors: Earle; John (Portland, OR), Meyer; Leigh (Ventura, CA)
Title: Recycled bicycle tire foxing tape for footwear and method of making footwear
Patent Number: 7,874,084

Inventors: Eby; Benjamin C. (Soldiers Grove, WI), Eby; Eric H. (Lone Rock, WI)
Title: Grasping tool
Patent Number: 7,878,092

Inventors: Eckel; Ulrich (Rottenbach, DE), Georg; Klaus (Salz, DE), Matscheko; Gerhard (Starnberg, DE), Pengler; Georg (Munchen, DE)
Title: Injection molding machine
Patent Number: 7,878,784

Inventors: Edsall; Richard A. (Ashton, MD)
Title: Firearm suppressor
Patent Number: 8,939,057

Inventors: Eggert; Thorsten (Essen, DE), Andexer; Jennifer (Cambridge, GB)
Title: Method for the synthesis of chiral cyanohydrins via a hydroxynitrile lyase from brassicaceae
Patent Number: 8,940,516

Inventors: Eggs; Christoph (Rattenkirchen, DE), Henn; Gudrun (Ebenhausen, DE), Ruile; Werner (Munich, DE), Scheinbacher; Guenter (Baldham, DE), Menzel; Siegfried (Lausitz, DE), Spindler; Mario (Dresden, DE)
Title: Method of producing a microacoustic component
Patent Number: 8,940,359

Inventors: Ehrmann; Eric (Beit Shemesh, IL)
Title: Method and system for operating a self-propelled vehicle according to scene images
Patent Number: 8,939,842

Inventors: Eickemeyer; Richard James (Rochester, MN), Le; Hung Qui (Austin, TX), Nguyen; Dung Quoc (Austin, TX), Stolt; Benjamin Walter (Austin, TX), Thompto; Brian William (Austin, TX)
Title: Branch lookahead prefetch for microprocessors
Patent Number: 7,877,580

Inventors: Eisenhower; Bryan A. (East Hartford, CT)
Title: Non-linear control algorithm in vapor compression systems
Patent Number: 7,171,820

Inventors: Ekanadham; Kattamuri (Mohegan Lake, NY), Konigsburg; Brian R. (Austin, TX), Levitan; David S. (Austin, TX), Moreira; Jose E. (Irvington, NY), Mui; David (Round Rock, TX), Park; Il (White Plains, NY)
Title: Operating a stack of information in an information handling system
Patent Number: 8,943,299

Inventors: El Khamy; Mostafa (San Diego, CA), Wu; Jinhong (San Diego, CA), Roh; Heejin (San Diego, CA), Lee; Jungwon (San Diego, CA), Kang; Inyup (San Diego, CA)
Title: Communication system with signal-to-noise ratio adjustment mechanism and method of operation thereof
Patent Number: 8,942,323

Inventors: El-Nounou; Fozan (Santa Clara, CA), Owens; Timothy (Dublin, CA), Lim; Florencia (Union City, CA), Wang; Edwin (Tustin, CA)
Title: Catheter balloon having a lubricious coating
Patent Number: 7,172,575

Inventors: Eltrop; Nikolaus (Leinfelden-Echterdingen, DE)
Title: Distributor module for valve clusters and a valve cluster
Patent Number: 7,171,985

Inventors: Embler; Susan (Lake Worth, FL), Embler; Kenneth (West Palm Beach, FL), Embler; Mark (Albany, GA)
Title: Airflow deflector assembly
Patent Number: 7,878,576

Inventors: Enderle; Thilo (Rheinfelden, DE), Graf; Martin (Zeiningen, CH), Hertel; Cornelia (Muenchenstein, CH), Zoffmann; Sannah Jensen (Basel, CH), Kitas; Eric Argirios (Aesch, CH)
Title: Fluorescently labeled growth hormone secretagogue
Patent Number: 7,173,109

Inventors: Endoh; Toshio (Kawasaki, JP), Fukuda; Mitsuaki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Image display method and image display device
Patent Number: 7,173,620

Inventors: Engel; Bradley N. (Chandler, AZ), Ward; Michael (Glendale, AZ)
Title: High sensitivity sensor for tagged magnetic bead bioassays
Patent Number: 7,172,904

Inventors: Engel; Brett H. (Hopewell Junction, NY), Hall; Lindsey (Pleasant Valley, NY), Hilscher; David F. (Hopewell Junction, NY), Knarr; Randolph F. (Putnam Valley, NY), Soss; Steven R. (Cornwall, NY), Wallner; Jin Z. (Pleasant Valley, NY)
Title: Overlapping contacts for semiconductor device
Patent Number: 8,940,634

Inventors: Engelvin; Pascal (Versailles, FR), Pages; Jean-Pierre (Sernhac, FR), Pandraud; Jean-Luc (Cavillargues, FR), Lavoine; Remy (Lussan, FR)
Title: Powder dispenser, notably for pelletizer and method for making nuclear fuel pellets
Patent Number: 7,875,216

Inventors: Engl; Bernhard (Miesbach, DE), Gregorius; Peter (Munchen, DE)
Title: Method for sampling phase control
Patent Number: 7,173,993

Inventors: Englman; Allon G. (Chicago, IL), Gagner; Mark (West Chicago, IL), Mastropietro; Michael W. (Chicago, IL), McInerny; Paul (Chicago, IL), Pacey; Larry J. (Chicago, IL)
Title: Wagering game with alternating picks
Patent Number: 8,939,841

Inventors: Ersoz; Haluk Vefa (The Woodlands, TX)
Title: Method and apparatus for generating seismic pulses to map subterranean fractures
Patent Number: 8,939,205

Inventors: Essiger; Holger K. (Wedemark, DE)
Title: Device for regenerating, repairing, and modeling human and animal bone, especially the jaw area for dental applications
Patent Number: 7,172,422

Inventors: Estakhri; Petro (Pleasanton, CA), Assar; Mahmud (Morgan Hill, CA)
Title: Flash memory card with enhanced operating mode detection and user-friendly interfacing system
Patent Number: 7,174,445

Inventors: Etzion; Opher (Haifa, IL), Malul; Elior (Haifa, IL), Skarbovsky; Inna (Kiryat Ata, IL), Yatzkar-Haham; Tali (Missgav, IL)
Title: Method of adapting an event processing component having a plurality of event processing agents which carry out a plurality of rules complying with at least one correctness requirement to process a plurality of events
Patent Number: 8,943,009

Inventors: Fabrega-Sanchez; Jorge (San Diego, CA), Poilasne; Gregory (San Diego, CA), Ozkar; Mete (Raleigh, NC), Pathak; Vaneet (San Diego, CA)
Title: Modem card with balanced antenna
Patent Number: 7,876,270

Inventors: Fabry; Laszlo (Burghausen, DE), Gruebl; Peter (Eichendorf, DE), Huber; Christian (Burghausen, DE)
Title: Polycrystalline silicon portion and method for breaking a silicon body
Patent Number: 8,939,336

Inventors: Fadiga; Riccardo (Marcallo Con Casone, IT)
Title: Label application assembly comprising safety means
Patent Number: 7,874,336

Inventors: Fafet; Jean-Francois (Saint-Amarin, FR), Antunes; Georges (Jungholtz, FR), Myard; Philippe (Vaulx-en-Velin, FR)
Title: Method for bonding active molecules onto a carrier, active element obtained by said method, and chemical composition for implementing said method
Patent Number: 8,940,840

Inventors: Fairchild; Michael Alan (Vancouver, WA), Esplin; Ernest Isreal (Sheridan, OR)
Title: Solid ink stick chute for printer solid ink transport with mating solid ink stick chute
Patent Number: 7,878,636

Inventors: Fairchild; Michael Alan (Vancouver, WA), Esplin; Ernest Isreal (Sheridan, OR)
Title: Solid ink stick with reversible keying and interlocking features
Patent Number: 7,878,641

Inventors: Falk; Rainer (Poing, DE)
Title: Method for filtering and processing data in a packet-switched communication network
Patent Number: 8,942,131

Inventors: Falzoni; Alessandro (Imola, IT), Pucci; Fabrizio (Castel Guelfo, IT)
Title: Cap arrangements
Patent Number: 7,878,351

Inventors: Fan; Chia-Wei (Tu-Cheng, TW)
Title: Electrical connector having improved contact terminal
Patent Number: 7,878,823

Inventors: Fan; Chia-Wei (Tu-Cheng, TW)
Title: Electrical connector
Patent Number: 7,878,835

Inventors: Fan; Chia-Wei (Tu-Cheng, TW)
Title: Electrical contact having improved soldering section of high compliance
Patent Number: 7,878,870

Inventors: Fan; Kan Frankie (Diamond Bar, CA)
Title: System and method for fault tolerant TCP offload
Patent Number: 7,876,761

Inventors: Fan; Zhen (Parsippany, NJ), Seltzer; Andrew (Livingston, NJ), Hack; Horst (Lebanon, NJ)
Title: Method of and power plant for generating power by oxyfuel combustion
Patent Number: 7,874,140

Inventors: Fang; Chin-Kun (Tainan, TW), Cheng; Kun-Pi (Tainan, TW), Wu; Wei-Jen (Tainan, TW), Huang; Ching-Jiunn (Changhua, TW), Chen; Chung-Jen (Tainan, TW)
Title: Method to avoid a laser marked area step height
Patent Number: 7,172,948

Inventors: Fang; Scott (Plano, TX), Bhat; Kong Posh (Plano, TX), Parks; Gary (Mesquite, TX)
Title: Authentication and authorization for simple network management protocol (SNMP)
Patent Number: 7,877,469

Inventors: Farooq; Muta G. (Hopewell Junction, NY), Goldsmith; Charles C. (Poughkeepsie, NY)
Title: Structure and method to gain substantial reliability improvements in lead-free BGAs assembled with lead-bearing solders
Patent Number: 7,875,806

Inventors: Farrell; Robert G. (Hawthorne, NY), Malkin; Peter K. (Hawthorne, NY)
Title: Consolidating duplicate messages for a single destination on a computer network
Patent Number: 8,943,144

Inventors: Fay; Christopher W (Seattle, WA), Monk; Anthony D (Seattle, WA), Olmsted; Clifford C (Seattle, WA), Sergoyan; Edward G (Mukilteo, WA)
Title: Thickness measuring apparatus and method using a microwave cavity resonator
Patent Number: 7,173,435

Inventors: Fedele; Rosalisa (Pradamano, IT), Comuzzi; Clara (Tricesimo, IT), Rossi; Giada (Pasian di Prato, IT), Goi; Daniele (Udine, IT)
Title: Use of derivatives of pentaphyrine as antimicrobial and disinfectant agents
Patent Number: 8,940,775

Inventors: Feigl; Torsten (Jena, DE), Kaiser; Norbert (Jena, DE), Kuhlmann; Thomas (Jena, DE), Yulin; Sergey (Jena, DE)
Title: Monochromator mirror for the EUV-spectral range
Patent Number: 7,173,759

Inventors: Feller, III; Frederick (Maple Grove, MN), Jones; Donald K. (Dripping Springs, TX), Sherman; Darren R. (Fort Lauderdale, FL)
Title: Remodeling device for aneurysms
Patent Number: 7,875,044

Inventors: Fenchel; Sven (Babenhausen/Langstadt, DE), Scheurich; Jochen (Niedernberg, DE)
Title: Strand pelletizer
Patent Number: 8,939,750

Inventors: Ferch; Herman D. (La Puente, CA)
Title: Wheelchair position control
Patent Number: 7,878,523

Inventors: Ferlin; Olivier (Marsat, FR)
Title: Crown reinforcement with shoulder ply
Patent Number: 7,172,000

Inventors: Feron; Damien (Fontenay Aux Roses, FR), Bergel; Alain (Toulouse, FR)
Title: Fuel cell, using oxidoreductase type enzymes in the cathodic compartment and possibly in the anodic compartment
Patent Number: 7,875,394

Inventors: Ferreira; Jean M. (Joinville, BR), Dalchau; Jean Carlos (Joinville, BR), Dhiman; Atul (Chandigarh, IN), Heinzle; Marcos (Joinville, BR)
Title: Arrangement of filter assembly for water dispensing-storage device
Patent Number: 8,940,164

Inventors: Ferrel; Patrick J. (Seattle, WA), Kawai; Kenji (Seattle, WA), Everhart; Dan (Edmonds, WA), Evans; Lynne (Renton, WA), Sigurdsson; Stefan (Seattle, WA), Forrest; Mike (Seattle, WA)
Title: Distributing web applications across a pre-existing web
Patent Number: 8,943,035

Inventors: Fiedler; Lee (Denmark, WI)
Title: Apparatus for sealing bag bottom
Patent Number: 7,172,546

Inventors: Field; Bruce F. (Golden Valley, MN), Krueger; Joseph K. (Brooklyn Park, MN), Pouliot; Joseph L. (Elk River, MN)
Title: Cleaning liquid dispensing in a mobile hard surface cleaner
Patent Number: 7,172,658

Inventors: Figueira; Norival (Campbell, CA), Bottorff; Paul (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Cross-connect using ethernet multiplexors for a simple metro ethernet network
Patent Number: 7,876,749

Inventors: Finocchio; Mark J. (Redmond, WA)
Title: System and method for implementing object property grouping
Patent Number: 7,171,648

Inventors: Fiorenza; Giovanni (Pomona, NY), Murray; Conal E. (Yorktown Heights, NY), Rodbell; Kenneth P. (Sandy Hook, NY), Tang; Henry (Poughkeepsie, NY)
Title: Computer program products for determining stopping powers of design structures with respect to a traveling particle
Patent Number: 7,877,716

Inventors: Fiske; Rahul (Pune, IN), Jones; Carl E. (Tucson, AZ), Roy; Subhojit (Pune, IN)
Title: Converting a first address mapping function for mapping addresses to storage locations to a second address mapping function
Patent Number: 8,943,283

Inventors: Fitts, Jr.; Darrell Lynn (Conway, AR)
Title: Universal magnetic power supply adaptor
Patent Number: 7,874,844

Inventors: Flehmig; Thomas (Ratingen, DE), Kibben; Martin (Dinslaken, DE), Kuhni; Urs (Sumiswald, CH), Ziswiler; Jacob (Nidau, CH)
Title: Device for the free forming and bending of longitudinal profiles, particularly pipes, and a combined device for free forming and bending as well as draw-bending longitudinal profiles, particularly pipes
Patent Number: 7,878,037

Inventors: Fletcher; Donna M. (Auburn, NY), McCall; Melvin D. (Homer, NY), Fitch; Timothy R. (Syracuse, NY), Beckhusen; Gerard (Liverpool, NY)
Title: Tamperproof point of sale transaction terminal
Patent Number: 7,172,114

Inventors: Flores; Romelia H. (Keller, TX), Givens; Charlet N. (Dallas, TX), Mathai; Shiju (Carrollton, TX)
Title: Managing and optimizing workflows among computer applications
Patent Number: 8,943,518

Inventors: Follini; Jean-Marc (Houston, TX), Hutin; Remi (New Ulm, TX)
Title: Downlink based on pump noise
Patent Number: 7,877,211

Inventors: Follonier; Stephane (Vilters, CH), Fan; Linsey (Walnut Creek, CA), Indermuhle; Pierre (Berkeley, CA)
Title: Pipette tip, pipette system and method for performing analysis with the pipette tip and system
Patent Number: 8,940,523

Inventors: Fong; Jun Tung (Pleasantville, NY), Boivie; Richard H. (Monroe, CT)
Title: Method and apparatus for providing projected user interface for computing device
Patent Number: 7,173,605

Inventors: Fontenot; Nathan D. (Georgetown, TX), George; Jeffrey David (Austin, TX), Strosaker; Michael Thomas (Austin, TX)
Title: Predictive collaboration management
Patent Number: 8,943,131

Inventors: Fontignie; Jacques (Geneva, CH), MacLellan; Scot (Rome, IT), Marinelli; Claudio (Aprilia, IT), Scotton; Paolo (Ruschlikon, CH)
Title: Reorganization of software images based on predicted use thereof
Patent Number: 8,943,291

Inventors: Foote; Roger Mervyn Lloyd (Balmain, AU), King; Tobin Allen (Balmain, AU), Jackson; Garry Raymond (Balmain, AU), Silverbrook; Kia (Balmain, AU)
Title: Printhead assembly for a pagewidth inkjet printer incorporating an ink storage assembly
Patent Number: 7,172,266

Inventors: Forero; James (Paramus, NJ), Dziuba; Dmitry Alexandrovich (Kyiv, UA)
Title: Biometrics based methods and systems for user authentication
Patent Number: 8,942,431

Inventors: Fork; David K. (Los Altos, CA), Solberg; Scott (Mountain View, CA), Littau; Karl A. (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Sputtered spring films with low stress anisotropy
Patent Number: 7,172,707

Inventors: Forrest; Stephen R. (Princeton, NJ), Thompson; Mark E. (Anaheim Hills, CA), Burrows; Paul E. (Princeton, NJ), Bulovic; Vladimir (Metuchen, NJ), Gu; Gong (Princeton, NJ)
Title: Transparent contacts for organic devices
Patent Number: 7,173,369

Inventors: Forrest; Ward (Edmonds, WA)
Title: Shaft support and lubrication assembly
Patent Number: 8,939,646

Inventors: Forsyth; David E. (Laguna Beach, CA)
Title: System and method for dynamically measuring oxygen levels
Patent Number: 8,942,944

Inventors: Foster; Peter Graham (Belair, AU)
Title: USB based synchronization and timing system
Patent Number: 8,943,351

Inventors: Fournier; Paul W. (Mascouche, Quebec, CA)
Title: Service line distribution base
Patent Number: 7,874,126

Inventors: Fowler; George (Dartmouth, CA), Siddall; Greg (Dartmouth, CA), Beanlands; Brian (Glen Haven, CA)
Title: Communication float
Patent Number: 7,874,886

Inventors: Fox; Barbara L. (Seattle, WA), LaMacchia; Brian A. (Seattle, WA)
Title: Intelligent trust management method and system
Patent Number: 7,877,264

Inventors: Fox; David Andrew (Reading, GB), Wong; Gavin (Surrey, GB), Pudney; Christopher David (Newbury, GB)
Title: Location updating in communications networks
Patent Number: 7,877,094

Inventors: Fox; James Alistair (Johannesburg, ZA), Hildebrandt; Diane (Johannesburg, ZA), Glasser; David (Johannesburg, ZA), Patel; Bilal (Johannesburg, ZA), Hausberger; Brendon (Johannesburg, ZA), Sempuga; Baraka Celestin (Johannesburg, ZA)
Title: Carbon absorbing system used in the production of synthesis gas
Patent Number: 8,940,188

Inventors: Fraczak; Wojciech (Gatineau, CA), Du; Ying (Ottawa, CA)
Title: System for extracting customer feedback from a microblog site
Patent Number: 8,943,061

Inventors: Fraleigh; Steven P. (North Andover, MA), Perry; Alan C. (Concord, MA)
Title: Method and device for real-time knowledge processing based on an ontology with temporal extensions
Patent Number: 8,943,017

Inventors: France; Paul Amaat Raymond Gerard (West Chester, OH), Cassoni; Robert Paul (Dayton, OH), Smith; Christopher Lawrence (Liberty Township, OH)
Title: Apparatus for applying indicia to a curved surface
Patent Number: 7,874,339

Inventors: Franco; Shlomi (Tel Aviv, IL), Wodnik; Jossef (Herzliya, IL), Ivanov; Vyshislav (Kiryat Tivon, IL)
Title: Windshield de-icing
Patent Number: 7,171,716

Inventors: Frank; Colin D. (Park Ridge, IL), Corke; Robert J. (Glen Ellyn, IL), Seoane; Jorge L. (Algonquin, IL)
Title: System and method for reducing interference in an orthogonal frequency division modulation system
Patent Number: 7,876,868

Inventors: Frank; David C. (Ossining, NY), Harper; Richard E. (Chapel Hill, NC), Lucash; Jeffrey (Hurley, NY), Ryu; Kyung D. (New City, NY), Shankar; Ravi A. (Austin, TX), Weaver; Thomas (Dripping Springs, TX)
Title: Systems and methods for open and extensible integration of management domains in computation and orchestration of resource placement
Patent Number: 8,943,372

Inventors: Frank; Martin M. (Dobbs Ferry, NY)
Title: Floating gate device with oxygen scavenging element
Patent Number: 8,941,169

Inventors: Franko, Sr.; Joseph D. (Ham Lake, MN)
Title: Single-pass, in-line process for manufacturing multi-part articles
Patent Number: 7,172,670

Inventors: Freden; Wayne H. (Kasilof, AK)
Title: Air intake apparatus
Patent Number: 7,874,287

Inventors: Freitag; James Mac (San Jose, CA), Pinarbasi; Mustafa Michael (Morgan Hill, CA)
Title: Spin valve with a capping layer comprising an oxidized cobalt layer and method of forming same
Patent Number: 7,173,796

Inventors: Frich; Mark R. (St. Augustine, FL)
Title: Wave responsive electrical generator
Patent Number: 8,938,957

Inventors: Fridley; Michael A. (Eagle Rock, VA)
Title: Two-piece water box assembly for pelletizer
Patent Number: 7,172,397

Inventors: Friesen; Bruce (Katy, TX), Shallice; Chris (Tampa, FL)
Title: Apparatus and methods for deploying equipment at a wellsite
Patent Number: 8,939,198

Inventors: Fritz; Jassin (Munich, DE), Rodriguez Erdmenger; Rodrigo (Bavaria, DE)
Title: Intake channels for internal combustion engines
Patent Number: 7,878,172

Inventors: Fu; Jyun-Horng (Linden Creek Ct., VA)
Title: Cavity-running projectile having a telescoping nose
Patent Number: 7,874,251

Inventors: Fujibayashi; Akira (Sagamihara, JP)
Title: Storage system with automated resource allocation
Patent Number: 7,877,560

Inventors: Fujibayashi; Toshihiko (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Electronic apparatus using touch panel and setting value modification method of same
Patent Number: 8,941,606

Inventors: Fujii; Kenichi (Kanagawa, JP), Ikeda; Yuji (Kanagawa, JP), Ueda; Takaya (Kanagawa, JP), Ito; Fumiaki (Kanagawa, JP), Shimizu; Tomoyuki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Speech recognition system, speech recognition apparatus, and speech recognition method
Patent Number: 7,174,299

Inventors: Fujimoto; Hiroyuki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device having vertical type transistor
Patent Number: 8,941,186

Inventors: Fujimoto; Hitoshi (Kawasaki, JP), Sugiyama; Katsumi (Kawasaki, JP), Naito; Masataka (Kawasaki, JP), Ikkatai; Masatoshi (Yokohama, JP), Harada; Tsutomu (Tokyo, JP), Fukushima; Tatsuya (Kawasaki, JP), Tamura; Takefumi (Tokyo, JP), Mikoshiba; Tsuyoshi (Sagamihara, JP)
Title: Recovering apparatus for recovering a status of an ink jet recording head
Patent Number: 7,172,261

Inventors: Fujino; Toyomi (Kanagawa, JP), Fukasawa; Hiroyuki (Tokyo, JP), Fujii; Masaru (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Light source module, light source apparatus and liquid crystal display
Patent Number: 7,878,680

Inventors: Fujisaki; Koichi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Encryption device
Patent Number: 8,942,374

Inventors: Fujisaki; Toyokatsu (Utsunomiya, JP), Tanaka; Tsunefumi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Zoom lens
Patent Number: 7,876,507

Inventors: Fujita; Katsumasa (Osaka, JP), Mizukami; Shin (Osaka, JP), Kikuchi; Kazuya (Osaka, JP), Kawata; Satoshi (Osaka, JP), Kawano; Shogo (Osaka, JP)
Title: Nonlinear luminescent molecule, fluorescent stain, and observation method
Patent Number: 8,940,906

Inventors: Fujiwara; Junya (Tokyo, JP), Kinoshita; Takafumi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Relay apparatus, relay method and program therefor
Patent Number: 7,877,794

Inventors: Fujiwara; Tsuneo (Nabari, JP)
Title: Apparatus and method of correcting offset
Patent Number: 7,174,501

Inventors: Fukashiro; Yasuyuki (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Optical switch and optical crossconnect apparatus
Patent Number: 7,877,011

Inventors: Fukuda; Yutaka (Osaka, JP)
Title: Liquid crystal display apparatus
Patent Number: 7,876,398

Inventors: Fukushi; Kenji (Kashiwa, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus having toner density control
Patent Number: 7,877,031

Inventors: Fulton; Robert Gordon (Calgary, CA), Peskunowicz; Adolph Joseph John (Redwood Meadows, CA), Olson; Garnet Ross (Calgary, CA)
Title: Method of treating a formation using deformable proppants
Patent Number: 7,875,574

Inventors: Fumagalli; Daniele (Galbiate, IT)
Title: Intrusion-prevention enclosure
Patent Number: 7,874,545

Inventors: Funaoka; Koji (Tokyo, JP), Hasegawa; Masahiko (Tokyo, JP), Matsumoto; Yasunari (Tokyo, JP), Tamaya; Motoaki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Laser oscillator
Patent Number: 7,876,804

Inventors: Furnas; William J. (Elmira, NY), Tennekoon; Sarath K. (East Granby, CT), Weber; Gary C. (Horseheads, NY)
Title: Glass container wall thickness measurement using fluorescence
Patent Number: 7,876,437

Inventors: Furukawa; Shinobu (Kanagawa, JP), Imahayashi; Ryota (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device and manufacturing method thereof
Patent Number: 7,875,494

Inventors: Furuta; Daitarou (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Content distributing system, content distributing apparatus, terminal device and content distributing method
Patent Number: 8,942,678

Inventors: Fushihara; Kazuhisa (Kobe, JP), Fujisawa; Koichi (Kobe, JP)
Title: Golf ball
Patent Number: 7,172,520

Inventors: Gai; Yonghua (North Grafton, MA), Or; Yat Sun (Watertown, MA), Wang; Zhe (Hockessin, DE)
Title: Fluorinated tripeptide HCV serine protease inhibitors
Patent Number: 8,940,688

Inventors: Gaid; Abdelkader (Paris, FR), Uyttewaal; Mickael (Saint-Maur des Fosses, FR), Tazi-Pain; Annie (Asnieres, FR)
Title: Water treatment method using an inorganic powder reagent with high specific surface area including a step of recycling said reagent
Patent Number: 7,172,701

Inventors: Gail; H. Richard (Ossining, NY), Hantler; Sidney L. (Cortlandt Manor, NY), Leeman, Jr.; George B. (Ridgefield, CT), Laker; Meir M. (Spring Valley, NY), Milch; Daniel (Ossining, NY)
Title: Diagnosing faults and errors from a data repository using directed graphs
Patent Number: 7,171,585

Inventors: Gale, Jr.; Michael J. (Dallas, TX), Brown; Michael S. (Dallas, TX), Goldstein; Joseph L. (Dallas, TX), Wang; Chunfu (Dallas, TX), Ye; Jin (Dallas, TX)
Title: FBL2-specific agents as modulators of Flaviviridae RNA replication
Patent Number: 7,172,862

Inventors: Gammons; Clifford E. (Loudon, TN)
Title: Safety release adapter
Patent Number: 7,878,556

Inventors: Ganasan; Jaya Prakash Subramaniam (Youngsville, NC)
Title: Plural bus arbitrations per cycle via higher-frequency arbiter
Patent Number: 7,174,403

Inventors: Gandy; Gail M (Madison, AL)
Title: Deodorant stain protector for clothing
Patent Number: 8,938,812

Inventors: Gantman; Alexander (San Diego, CA), Rose; Gregory G. (Concord, AU)
Title: System and method for managing sonic token verifiers
Patent Number: 8,943,583

Inventors: Gao; Yuan (Shenzhen, CN), Qiao; Yubo (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: LED constant-current drive circuit
Patent Number: 8,941,319

Inventors: Gara; Alan (Mount Kisco, NY), Gooding; Thomas M. (Rochester, MN), Inglett; Todd A. (Rochester, MN), Liebsch; Thomas A. (Arlington, SD), Musta; Thomas E. (Rochester, MN)
Title: Managing power in a parallel computer
Patent Number: 7,877,620

Inventors: Gara; Alan G. (Mount Kisco, NY), Gschwind; Michael K. (Chappaqua, NY), Salapura; Valentina (Chappaqua, NY)
Title: System for efficient performance monitoring of a large number of simultaneous events
Patent Number: 7,877,759

Inventors: Garney; David John (Glen Ellyn, IL)
Title: Method and apparatus for assessing quality of service for communication networks
Patent Number: 7,174,285

Inventors: Gasser; Erwin (Belp, CH)
Title: Shelter
Patent Number: 8,939,524

Inventors: Gauthier; Noel L. (Mainville, OH)
Title: Disposable tubular fire extinguisher
Patent Number: 7,878,259

Inventors: Gauthier; Thierry (Brignais, FR), Leroy; Patrick (Le Havre, FR), Koudil; Abdelhakim (Lyons, FR), Raynal; Ludovic (Oullins, FR)
Title: Device for injection of hydrocarbons into a fluidized chamber
Patent Number: 7,172,733

Inventors: Gauthier; William (Houston, TX)
Title: Apparatus and method for extending polyolefin containing photovoltaic panel life span
Patent Number: 8,941,006

Inventors: Gavney, Jr.; James A. (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Oral-care device and system
Patent Number: 7,877,833

Inventors: Gebhard; Bruno (Forchheim, DE), Hahn; Alexander (Roettenbach, DE), Huber; Norbert (Erlangen, DE), Meinert; Michael (Erlangen, DE), Rechenberg; Karsten (Dormitz, DE)
Title: Apparatus for electrical energy storage
Patent Number: 8,940,426

Inventors: Gebreselasie; Ephrem G. (Shelburne, VT), He; Zhong-Xiang (Essex Junction, VT), Voldman; Steven H. (South Burlington, VT)
Title: Vertical parallel plate capacitor structures
Patent Number: 7,876,547

Inventors: Geller; Felix (Haifa, IL), Naveh; Yehuda (Haifa, IL)
Title: Memory model for functional verification of multi-processor systems
Patent Number: 7,877,659

Inventors: Geneste; Jean-Francois (Toulouse, FR)
Title: High-altitude, aerial network for the production and distribution of liquid-hydrogen
Patent Number: 8,939,396

Inventors: Gerendas; Miklos (Am Mellensee, DE), Bake; Sebastian (Berlin, DE)
Title: Gas turbine combustion chamber wall with dampening effect on combustion chamber vibrations
Patent Number: 7,874,159

Inventors: Geroni; Maria Cristina (Milan, IT), Valota; Olga (Legnano, IT), Martini; Alessandro (Milan, IT), Cappella; Paolo Elia (Saronno, IT)
Title: Pharmaceutical composition of an anthracycline
Patent Number: 8,940,334

Inventors: Gerszberg; Seth M. (Highland Park, NJ)
Title: Systems and apparatuses including alterable characteristics and methods of altering and coordinating such characteristics
Patent Number: 8,941,332

Inventors: Gervasi; David J (Pittsford, NY), Badesha; Santokh S (Pittsford, NY), Williams; James E (Penfield, NY), McConville; Paul J (Webster, NY), Sheth; Jignesh P (Wilsonville, OR)
Title: Electrically conductive pressure roll surfaces for phase-change ink-jet printer for direct on paper printing
Patent Number: 7,874,664

Inventors: Ghukasyan; Hovhannes (Mountain View, CA), Chilingaryan; Suren (Yerevan, AM), Lepejian; Yervant D. (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Dynamic database management system and method
Patent Number: 7,174,341

Inventors: Giberson; Melbourne F. (Glenmoore, PA)
Title: Geared fluid drive with parallel start-up capability
Patent Number: 7,171,870

Inventors: Giblin; Gerard Martin Paul (The Frythe, GB), Frye; Stephen Vernon (North Carolina, NC), Roomans; Susan (Stevenage, GB)
Title: Benzo (f) insoindol derivatives and their use as ep4 receptor ligands
Patent Number: 7,173,047

Inventors: Gilson; Paul (County Galway, IE)
Title: Delivery catheter
Patent Number: 7,172,620

Inventors: Gilstad; Dennis W. (San Antonio, TX), Gilstad; Barbara C. (San Antonio, TX)
Title: Tunable hydraulic stimulator
Patent Number: 8,939,200

Inventors: Gipson; Tommie C. (Eaton, CO)
Title: System for repositioning a coiled tubing tensioner
Patent Number: 8,939,199

Inventors: Glaesser; Arndt (Dachau, DE), Heinrich; Stefan (Adelshofen, DE)
Title: Method and apparatus for the manufacture of a surface on a gas turbine blade
Patent Number: 7,877,162

Inventors: Glenn; Jeffrey S. (Palo Alto, CA), Yang; Wenjin (Foster City, CA), Choong; Ingrid C. (Los Altos, CA)
Title: Methods and compositions of treating a Flaviviridae family viral infection
Patent Number: 8,940,730

Inventors: Gluesenkamp; Karl Heinz (Essen, DE)
Title: Synthesis of phosphoric esters
Patent Number: 8,940,907

Inventors: Glukhovsky; Arkady (Santa Clarita, CA)
Title: Apparatus and methods for in vivo imaging
Patent Number: 7,877,134

Inventors: Gmeiner; William H. (Yadkinville, NC)
Title: Cytotoxic nucleotides for targeted therapeutics
Patent Number: 8,940,885

Inventors: Gnepper; Maurice R. (Fremont, OH)
Title: Child-resistant package
Patent Number: 7,874,440

Inventors: Goble; E. Marlowe (Logan, UT)
Title: Bone fixation systems and related methods
Patent Number: 7,172,595

Inventors: Gogel; Roy E. (Greenville, SC)
Title: Versatile guard for locks securing roll-up doors
Patent Number: 7,878,032

Inventors: Gokita; Katsuhisa (Narashino, JP), Okuyama; Ryuji (Narashino, JP)
Title: Front/back discrimination device for time card, time recorder provided with same, front/back discrimination method for the time card, and program
Patent Number: 8,941,699

Inventors: Goldmann; Helmut (Tuttlingen, DE), Langanke; Dennis (Tuttlingen, DE)
Title: Reinforced vascular prosthesis with long-term antimicrobial action
Patent Number: 8,940,039

Inventors: Gomi; Akihiro (Okazaki, JP), Mikame; Masami (Anjo, JP), Suzuki; Hidenobu (Okazaki, JP), Inayoshi; Hiromichi (Okazaki, JP)
Title: Map display device
Patent Number: 7,173,546

Inventors: Gonze; Eugene V. (Pinckney, MI), Paratore, Jr.; Michael J. (Howell, MI), Ament; Frank (Troy, MI)
Title: Electrically heated particulate filter regeneration using hydrocarbon adsorbents
Patent Number: 7,877,987

Inventors: Goodall; Brian Leslie (Ambler, PA), Petoff; Jennifer Lynn (Yardley, PA), Shen; Han (Lansdale, PA)
Title: Catalytic composition and its preparation and use for preparing polymers from ethylenically unsaturated monomers
Patent Number: 7,172,986

Inventors: Gopalsami; Nachappa (Naperville, IL), Liao; Shaolin (Willowbrook, IL), Elmer; Thomas W. (Westmont, IL), Koehl; Eugene R. (Joliet, IL), Heifetz; Alexander (Buffalo Grove, IL), Raptis; Apostolos C. (Downers Grove, IL)
Title: Compressive passive millimeter wave imager
Patent Number: 8,941,061

Inventors: Gopi; Paramesh (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Cellular phone and apparatus for tuning to a selected frequency modulation station and downconverting a corresponding radio frequency signal for audio play out
Patent Number: 8,942,642

Inventors: Gordin; Rachel (Hadera, IL), Goren; David (Nesher, IL), Strang; Sue Ellen (Burlington, VT), Tallman; Kurt Alan (Essex Junction, VT), Tretiakov; Youri V. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Layout determining for wide wire on-chip interconnect lines
Patent Number: 8,943,456

Inventors: Gordon; Patricia (San Diego, CA), Carter; Nick M. (San Diego, CA), Brentano; Steven T. (Santee, CA), Hammond; Philip W. (Boulder, CO)
Title: Oligonucleotides for detecting human papilloma virus in a test sample
Patent Number: 7,875,441

Inventors: Gorham; Eric William (Akron, OH)
Title: Center expanding chuck
Patent Number: 8,939,486

Inventors: Gostjeva; Elena V. (Winchester, MA), Thilly; William G. (Winchester, MA)
Title: Methods for identifying stem cells by detecting fluorescence of cells and syncytia
Patent Number: 8,940,500

Inventors: Gotte; Hubert (Munich, DE), Krugmann; Jens (Munich, DE)
Title: Suction fixing device
Patent Number: 8,939,994

Inventors: Goudreau; Rodney Allen (Warren, MA), Martinez; Gayle Katherine (Worcester, MA)
Title: Bag-in-box container and method of constructing the same
Patent Number: 8,939,351

Inventors: Goulet; Mary Elizabeth (McLean, VA)
Title: Stopping robocalls
Patent Number: 8,942,357

Inventors: Gracie; Charles Robert (Kanata, CA), Micic; Aleksandar (Ottawa, CA), Sciampacone; Ryan Andrew (Nepean, CA)
Title: Write barrier elision for reference arrays
Patent Number: 8,943,109

Inventors: Graef; Nils (Allentown, PA), Hammerschmidt; Joachim S. (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Global minimum-based MLD demapping for soft-output MIMO detection
Patent Number: 7,876,847

Inventors: Graham; Tyrol R. (Seattle, WA), Hull; Eric J. (Seattle, WA), Nelson; Jonathan O. (Kirkland, WA)
Title: Wireless mobile image messaging
Patent Number: 7,877,103

Inventors: Grant; Donald Ryan (Chester, PA), Matson; Stephen A. (Phoeniville, PA), Reitnour; Robert E. (Parker Ford, PA)
Title: Wood chipper
Patent Number: 7,878,434

Inventors: Grant; Willie T. (Birmingham, AL), Grant; Carolyn R. (Birmingham, AL)
Title: Telescoping support bar
Patent Number: 7,877,824

Inventors: Gray; Kevin L. (Friendswood, TX)
Title: Interface for deploying wireline tools with non-electric string
Patent Number: 7,878,242

Inventors: Greef; Arthur R. (Rungsted Kyst, DK), Kroka; Arne (Kokkedal, DK), Moller; Niels E. (Kobenhavn, DK), Jorgensen; Per Baarsoe (Landsby, DK), Andersen; Soren V. (Birkerod, DK)
Title: Method and apparatus for exchanging data with a database
Patent Number: 7,877,417

Inventors: Green; David E. (Aurora, OH)
Title: Fiber and resin composite reinforcement
Patent Number: 7,875,337

Inventors: Greer; Julia R. (Pasadena, CA)
Title: Nanoindenter tip for uniaxial tension and compression testing
Patent Number: 7,878,071

Inventors: Greim; Helmut (Adelsdorf, DE)
Title: Local coil arrangement with magnetic field sensor and magnetic resonance system with such a local coil arrangement
Patent Number: 7,876,097

Inventors: Griese; Elmar (Olpe, DE), Himmler; Andreas (Paderborn, DE)
Title: Position fixing in printed circuit boards
Patent Number: 7,173,192

Inventors: Grieselhuber; Ray (Mountain View, CA), Bartell; Brian (San Diego, CA), Zlotin; Dema (La Jolla, CA), Mann; Russ (Temecula, CA), Dudchenko; Pete (San Diego, CA), Hall; Patrick (San Diego, CA)
Title: Centralized web-based software solution for search engine optimization
Patent Number: 8,943,039

Inventors: Griffin, Jr.; Jack C. (Laurens, SC)
Title: Anchor bolt positioning system
Patent Number: 7,877,889

Inventors: Grilli; Francesco (Irvine, CA), Jain; Avinash (San Diego, CA), Gardner; William (San Diego, CA)
Title: Intersystem base station handover
Patent Number: 7,876,729

Inventors: Grind; Steven M. (Seattle, WA)
Title: Exercise device with adaptive curved track motion
Patent Number: 7,874,963

Inventors: Gronowicz, Jr.; William (Westland, MI)
Title: Fuse
Patent Number: 7,172,462

Inventors: Gross; Allan H. (Carmel, IN), Dar; Barak (Minnetonka, MN)
Title: Wireless interface for audiometers
Patent Number: 8,939,031

Inventors: Gruber; Marco (Munchen, DE)
Title: Method for producing a coated composite component
Patent Number: 7,875,224

Inventors: Gruendler; Nickolas J. (Pflugerville, TX)
Title: Selecting between high availability redundant power supply modes for powering a computer system
Patent Number: 7,877,622

Inventors: Gruening-von Schwerin; Ulrike (Munchen, DE), Happ; Thomas (Tarrytown, NY)
Title: Integrated circuit including a memory fabricated using self-aligned processing
Patent Number: 7,875,492

Inventors: Grunbach; Adrian Alexander (Pennant Hills, AU), Ferrigni; Max Francis (El Segundo, CA)
Title: Method and system for assembling pallets for stock orders
Patent Number: 7,877,164

Inventors: Gruson; Bertrand (Breville sur Mer, FR)
Title: Installation for filling receptacles by weight with filler spouts being engaged in the receptacles
Patent Number: 7,173,196

Inventors: Guerra; Lisa M. (Los Altos, CA), Fitzpatrick; John E. (Sunnyvale, CA), Womack; Mark D. (San Jose, CA)
Title: System, method and computer program product for a dynamically configurable voice portal
Patent Number: 7,174,297

Inventors: Guerra; Miguel A. (Woodbury, MN)
Title: Polymer electrolyte membranes crosslinked by direct fluorination
Patent Number: 7,173,067

Inventors: Guirauton; Alain (Argenteuil, FR), Crozat; Marielle (Croissy sur Seine, FR), Massy; Christian (Sevres, FR)
Title: Method of securing a mobile telecommunication terminal
Patent Number: 7,174,159

Inventors: Gunji; Masanori (Hitachinaka, JP), Nakajima; Katsunori (Hitachi, JP), Nara; Yasuhiko (Hitachinaka, JP), Saito; Tsutomu (Hitachinaka, JP), Izawa; Shigeru (Mito, JP)
Title: Probe storage container, prober apparatus, probe arranging method and manufacturing method of probe storage container
Patent Number: 7,875,156

Inventors: Gunzert-Marx; Konstanze (Erlangen, DE), Knop; Sophia (Erlangen, DE), Use; Tim (Nuremberg, DE)
Title: Mounting device for phantom, method for quality monitoring of a particle therapy system, and particle therapy system
Patent Number: 7,875,846

Inventors: Gunzinger; Jan (Couvet, CH), Leander; Kurt (Peseux, CH)
Title: Tetrahydroisoquinoline-and tetrahydrobenzazepine derivatives as igf-1 r inhibitors
Patent Number: 7,875,631

Inventors: Gupta; Rajarshi (San Diego, CA), Horn; Gavin Bernard (La Jolla, CA), Stamoulis; Anastasios (San Diego, CA), Sampath; Ashwin (Princeton, NJ), Abraham; Santosh (San Diego, CA)
Title: Adaptive transmission of resource utilization messages based on throughput
Patent Number: 8,942,636

Inventors: Gustavsson; Lars (Karlstad, SE), Brox; Erik (Forshaga, SE)
Title: Press device having an extended press nip for pressing of a travelling paperboard web, and procedure for controlling the pressure curve in the machine direction by such press nip
Patent Number: 7,172,679

Inventors: Gustke; Kenneth A. (Tampa, FL), Jones, III; Richard E. (Dallas, TX), Dye, Jr.; Donald W. (Pflugerville, TX)
Title: Retractor instrumentation for total hip arthroplasty, and methods of using same
Patent Number: 7,172,554

Inventors: Gutcher; Brian K. (Loveland, CO), Venkatachalam; Kripa (Fort Collins, CO)
Title: Methods, apparatus, and systems for determining 1T state metric differences in an nT implementation of a viterbi decoder
Patent Number: 7,876,861

Inventors: Ha; Soh-Myung (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Kim; Woo-Seok (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Phase-locked-loop circuit having a pre-calibration function and method of pre-calibrating the same
Patent Number: 7,876,136

Inventors: Hadas; David (Zichron Yaakov, IL), Hamama; Aner (Tel Aviv, IL), Har'el; Nadav Yosef (Misgav, IL), Rom; Eran (Tel Aviv, IL)
Title: Optimization of spawning request handling processes in a secured computing environment
Patent Number: 8,943,576

Inventors: Hadley; Mark A. (Newark, CA), Chiang; Ann (Cupertino, CA), Craig; Gordon S. W. (Palo Alto, CA), Jacobsen; Jeffrey Jay (Hollister, CA), Smith; John Stephen (Berkeley, CA), Tu; Jay (Oakland, CA), Stewart; Roger Green (Morgan Hill, CA)
Title: Web fabrication of devices
Patent Number: 7,172,910

Inventors: Haeusler; Felix (Osnabruck, DE), Elbers; Christoph (Dielingen, DE), Heidsieck; Knut (B{umlaut over ( )}unde, DE), Aramah; Simon (Osnabruck, DE)
Title: Wheel suspension
Patent Number: 7,878,511

Inventors: Halfmann; Helmut (Rheinberg, DE), Hombach; Axel (Kuerten, DE), Roth; Markus (Bonn, DE)
Title: Device for irradiating surfaces
Patent Number: 8,940,229

Inventors: Halfon; Amos (Sitria, IL), Harari; Mordechai (Rishon Lezion, IL)
Title: System for a multiple track profile wrapping machine
Patent Number: 7,874,338

Inventors: Hall; Lyman Leonard (Nampa, ID), Keithley; Douglas Gene (Boise, ID), Zimmerman; Gary D (Garden Valley, ID), Bartle; David Alan (Boise, ID)
Title: Method of pre-processing data on a host machine for a host-based print system
Patent Number: 8,941,882

Inventors: Hallenbeck; John M. (Kensington, MD), Wakita; Hideaki (Kyoto, JP)
Title: E-selectin compositions and use thereof for inducing E-selectin tolerance
Patent Number: 8,940,700

Inventors: Hamada; Kazunori (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Information processing system, information processing method, receiving apparatus, receiving method, data generating unit, data generating method, and program
Patent Number: 7,877,778

Inventors: Hamilton, II; Rick A. (Charlottesville, VA), Moskowitz; Paul A. (Yorktown Heights, NY), Pickover; Clifford A. (Yorktown Heights, NY), Seaman; James W. (Falls Church, VA)
Title: System and method for avoiding duplication of effort in drafting documents
Patent Number: 8,943,033

Inventors: Hammond; Patrick (Raleigh, NC)
Title: Instructional device and method for piano or other musical keyboard
Patent Number: 7,875,785

Inventors: Hammond; Patrick (Raleigh, NC)
Title: Instructional device and method for guitar or other stringed instrument
Patent Number: 7,875,786

Inventors: Hampden-Smith; Mark J. (Albuquerque, NM), Kodas; Toivo T. (Albuquerque, NM), Powell; Quint H. (Albuquerque, NM), Skamser; Daniel J. (Albuquerque, NM), Caruso; James (Albuquerque, NM), Chandler; Clive D. (Portland, OR)
Title: Palladium-containing particles, method and apparatus of manufacture, palladium-containing devices made therefrom
Patent Number: 7,172,663

Inventors: Hand; Carter F. (Los Altos, CA), Wang; Weizhi (San Jose, CA)
Title: Low-noise high-power SHG laser system
Patent Number: 7,173,950

Inventors: Hannah; Eric C. (Pebble Beach, CA)
Title: Nuclear spin resonance clock arrangements
Patent Number: 7,173,421

Inventors: Hannah; L. Curtis (Gainesville, FL), Cross; Joanna Marie-France (Golm, DE)
Title: Variants of ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase affecting phosphate sensitivity and other parameters
Patent Number: 7,173,165

Inventors: Hansen; Craig (Los Altos, CA), Bateman; Bruce (Fremont, CA), Moussouris; John (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: System and method to implement a matrix multiply unit of a broadband processor
Patent Number: 8,943,119

Inventors: Hansen; Timothy (Folsom, CA), Ferren; Bran (Beverly Hills, CA)
Title: Method and system for determining and displaying a text title
Patent Number: 8,942,768

Inventors: Hanson; Kim Ann (Appleton, WI)
Title: System and method to communicate absorbent product features to consumers
Patent Number: 7,172,073

Inventors: Hao; Ming C. (Palo Alto, CA), Rohrdantz; Christian (Constance, DE), Dayal; Umeshwar (Saratoga, CA), Hsu; Meichun (Los Altos Hills, CA), Haug; Lars-Erik (Gilroy, CA)
Title: Visualizing time-dense episodes
Patent Number: 8,943,048

Inventors: Haran; Francis M. (North Vancouver, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus using polarisation optical time domain reflectometry for security applications
Patent Number: 7,173,690

Inventors: Harano; Kenji (Hachioji, JP), Ohyama; Masahide (Hino, JP), Hijii; Kazuya (Hachioji, JP), Yamauchi; Koji (Koganei, JP), Hatta; Shinji (Hachioji, JP)
Title: Electric operation apparatus
Patent Number: 7,172,591

Inventors: Hardy; Kieran (Atascadero, CA)
Title: Frame for eyeglasses, associated temple, and method of making the same
Patent Number: 7,878,647

Inventors: Harel; Sharon (Tiberias, IL)
Title: Method of manufacturing a multi-layer conductive tube antenna
Patent Number: 7,877,858

Inventors: Harima; Hidenori (Saitama, JP), Asamura; Fumio (Saitama, JP)
Title: Piezoelectric module
Patent Number: 8,941,445

Inventors: Harper; Gregory W. (New York, NY)
Title: Systems and methods for acquiring media assets
Patent Number: 7,878,399

Inventors: Harper; Gregory W. (New York, NY), Skiba; Steven (Morris Plains, NJ)
Title: User-personalized media sampling, recommendation and purchasing system using real-time inventory database
Patent Number: 7,174,312

Inventors: Harrill; Mitchell C. (Rossville, GA), Harrill; Elena (Rossville, GA)
Title: Vehicle dimensional measuring system
Patent Number: 7,874,078

Inventors: Harris; Eric J. (Vail, AZ), McCune; Franklin E. (Tucson, AZ), Perez; Miguel A. (Tucson, AZ), Wisniewski; Ryan J. (Vail, AZ)
Title: Management of data groups and data sets
Patent Number: 8,943,066

Inventors: Harris; Scott C. (Rancho Santa Fe, CA)
Title: Barcode device
Patent Number: 7,878,400

Inventors: Harris; Steven M. (Lafayette, CO), Cousins; Amanda Brooke (Plainville, CT)
Title: Radar collison warning system for rooftop mounted cargo
Patent Number: 7,877,209

Inventors: Harrison; Stephen J. (Kingston, CA)
Title: Passive back-flushing thermal energy system
Patent Number: 7,171,972

Inventors: Hart; Michael (Channahon, IL), Noa; Carlos F. (Plainfield, IL), Tabor; Greg (Downers Grove, IL)
Title: Circumferential register for a rotary press
Patent Number: 7,878,118

Inventors: Harvey; Travis (Boothwyn, PA)
Title: Multipurpose funnel system
Patent Number: 7,874,326

Inventors: Hasbun; Robert N. (Shingle Springs, CA), Edwards; David A. (Orangevale, CA), Gafken; Andrew H. (Folsom, CA), Spiegel; Christopher J. (Carmichael, CA)
Title: Method of performing reliable updates in a symmetrically blocked nonvolatile memory having a bifurcated storage architecture
Patent Number: 7,174,416

Inventors: Hasegawa; Kazumasa (Nagano-ken, JP), Shimoda; Tatsuya (Nagano-ken, JP)
Title: Piezoelectric transducer and electrophoretic ink display apparatus using piezoelectric transducer
Patent Number: 7,173,602

Inventors: Hasegawa; Minako (Tatebayashi-shi, Gunma, JP)
Title: Suction tip for dental treatment
Patent Number: 7,172,419

Inventors: Hasegawa; Yu (Tokyo, JP), Katagiri; Mitsuaki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device
Patent Number: 8,941,237

Inventors: Hasenoehrl; Bryan (Lewiston, ID), Gordon; Kevin (Lewiston, ID)
Title: Quick release screed bar holder
Patent Number: 7,878,469

Inventors: Hasesaka; Kiyomi (Kawasaki, JP), Oyama; Takuji (Kawasaki, JP), Yamakawa; Keiichiro (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Relay device
Patent Number: 8,942,619

Inventors: Hashimoto; Mitsuru (Osaka, JP), Takanezawa; Yasunori (Osaka, JP)
Title: Video display apparatus
Patent Number: 8,941,778

Inventors: Hashimoto; Satoru (Kyoto, JP), Fujii; Ryoji (Hiroshima, JP), Sawa; Kenji (Hiroshima, JP)
Title: Fluid control device
Patent Number: 7,875,009

Inventors: Hashimoto; Satoshi (Ibaraki, JP), Taniguchi; Shingo (Ibaraki, JP), Tada; Yasuhiro (Ibaraki, JP), Hino; Masayuki (Ibaraki, JP), Satou; Masaru (Ibaraki, JP), Takahashi; Takeo (Ibaraki, JP)
Title: Resin compositions, monofilaments, process for producing the same and fishing lines
Patent Number: 7,172,810

Inventors: Hashimoto; Yoshimitsu (Machida, JP), Tateishi; Jin (Machida, JP)
Title: Electrical connector
Patent Number: 7,172,446

Inventors: Hashizume; Takeshi (Mishima, JP)
Title: Exhaust gas purification system for internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 7,877,985

Inventors: Hastedt; Jayne (San Carlos, CA), Cabot; Kirsten (San Francisco, CA), Gong; David (San Francisco, CA), Hester; Dennis (Richmond, CA)
Title: Storage stable powder compositions of interleukin-4 receptor
Patent Number: 7,172,768

Inventors: Hatanaka; Tomoyuki (Yamatotakada, JP)
Title: Network equipment system
Patent Number: 7,877,467

Inventors: Hatano; Mutsuko (Kokubunji, JP), Yamaguchi; Shinya (Mitaka, JP), Kimura; Yoshinobu (Tokyo, JP), Park; Seong-Kee (Hachioji, JP)
Title: Thin film semiconductor device, polycrystalline semiconductor thin film production process and production apparatus
Patent Number: 7,172,932

Inventors: Hattori; Hitoshi (Tokyo, JP), Asami; Shinji (Saitama, JP), Sasaki; Takeshi (Tokyo, JP), Satoh; Shohichi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Sheet punch device, sheet processing device, image forming system, program, and recording medium
Patent Number: 7,172,185

Inventors: Hattori; Yasuyuki (Wakayama, JP), Horio; Masamitsu (Wakayama, JP), Kono; Jun (Wakayama, JP)
Title: Process for producing phytosterols by saponification in an alcohol/water solvent
Patent Number: 7,173,144

Inventors: Havelka; Steven E. (Los Angeles, CA), Scappaticci; Albert V. (Calabasas, CA), Loo; Thomas (Calabasas, CA), Bong; Ban S. (Calabasas, CA), Saxena; Ragini (Simi Valley, CA)
Title: Non-ruggedized COTS display packaging for severe environment applications
Patent Number: 7,173,678

Inventors: Haverkamp; Michael (Hannover, DE)
Title: Vehicle seat
Patent Number: 7,172,253

Inventors: Havewala; Sarosh Cyrus (Kirkland, WA), Li; Hui (Redmond, WA), Christiansen; Neal R (Bellevue, WA)
Title: Quota enforcement with transacted file systems
Patent Number: 7,877,424

Inventors: Hayashi; Toshihiro (Matsumoto, JP)
Title: Recording system having a plurality of controllers arranged respectively for a plurality of recording heads
Patent Number: 7,874,630

Inventors: Haynes; Thomas N. (Eden Prairie, MN), Hinton; Pam G. (Minneapolis, MN), Johnson; Jon E. (Plymouth, MN), Lanz; Thomas M. (Woodbury, MN), Shrivastava; Abhishek (St. Paul, MN)
Title: Membrane leaf packet with reinforced fold
Patent Number: 7,875,177

Inventors: Hazy; Lewis (Sidney, NE), Sawyer; Erich (Sidney, NE), Stutzman; Jeff (Sidney, NE), Johnston; Federick W. (Dalton, NE), Stutzman; Spring (Sidney, NE), Wiekhorst; Dave (Potter, NE)
Title: Concentric multi-pair cable with filler
Patent Number: 7,173,189

Inventors: He; Lei (Pasadena, CA)
Title: Fast dual-V.sub.dd buffer insertion and buffered tree construction for power minimization
Patent Number: 7,877,719

Inventors: He; Yu-Wei (Shenzhen, CN), Zhang; Wen-Da (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Electronic device with riser card
Patent Number: 8,942,008

Inventors: Heidan; Michael (Stuttgart, DE)
Title: Drive system for a sliding roof or a window opener
Patent Number: 8,939,499

Inventors: Heise; Carla (Benicia, CA), Lee; Sang H. (Waltham, MA)
Title: Modulating and measuring cellular adhesion
Patent Number: 7,875,624

Inventors: Hekmatshoartabari; Bahman (White Plains, NY), Khakifirooz; Ali (Mountain View, CA), Shahidi; Ghavam G. (Round Ridge, NY), Shahrjerdi; Davood (White Plains, NY)
Title: Textured multi-junction solar cell and fabrication method
Patent Number: 8,940,580

Inventors: Heldmann; Heinrich (Kassel, DE), Suss; Siegfried (Niestetal, DE), Scheidemann; Georg (Udenborn, DE)
Title: Weapon storage and loading system with rocket launcher and ammunition compartment for storing rocket containers
Patent Number: 7,878,101

Inventors: Hennick; Robert J. (Cayuga, NY), Barber; Charles P. (Fayetteville, NY), Coleman; Eric C. (Liverpool, NY), Ehrhart; Michael A. (Liverpool, NY), Gannon; Colleen P. (Jordan, NY), Gardiner; Robert C. (Fayetteville, NY), Havens; William H. (Syracuse, NY), Hunter; Vivian L. (Baldwinsville, NY), McCall; Melvin D. (Homer, NY), Ruhlman; Thomas (Skaneateles, NY)
Title: Image sensor based optical reader
Patent Number: 7,878,403

Inventors: Herrmann; Rafael (Wilmington, DE), Lee; Jian-Ming (Monroe, CT), Lu; Albert L. (Newark, DE), Presnail; James K. (Landenberg, PA), Wong; James F H (Johnston, IA)
Title: Scorpion toxins
Patent Number: 7,172,901

Inventors: Herrmann; Ralf-Joachim (Senzig, DE), von Seidlitz; Henning (Neuss, DE), Elspass; Marold (Kaarst, DE), Bartolles; Rolf (Korschenbroich, DE)
Title: Pipe mortar
Patent Number: 7,171,886

Inventors: Herzer; Bernardo J. (Culver City, CA)
Title: Portable gas powered internal combustion engine arrangement
Patent Number: 7,874,275

Inventors: Herzer; Bernardo J. (Culver City, CA), Kostka; David (San Pedro, CA)
Title: LPG fueled internal combustion engine powered devices
Patent Number: 7,878,170

Inventors: Herzlinger; Regina E. (Belmont, MA)
Title: One-stop shopping system and method
Patent Number: 8,943,093

Inventors: Heselhaus; Udo (Ibbenburen, DE)
Title: Motor vehicle
Patent Number: 7,172,242

Inventors: Hessel; Lior (Kiryat Bialik, IL), Hessel; Eran (Haifa, IL)
Title: Conveyor oven with doors and sensors and mehod of operating same
Patent Number: 8,939,066

Inventors: Hesthaven; Jan S. (East Greenwich, RI), Walsh; Edward G. (Danielson, CT)
Title: Image reconstruction from incomplete fourier measurements and prior edge information
Patent Number: 8,942,456

Inventors: Hetzel; Asmus G. (Berlin, DE)
Title: Acute angle avoidance during routing
Patent Number: 7,174,529

Inventors: Hiew; Siew S. (San Jose, CA), Yu; Frank I-Kang (Palo Alto, CA), Nan; Nan (San Jose, CA), Hsueh; Paul (Concord, CA), Ma; Abraham C. (Fremont, CA), Shen; Ming-Shiang (Taipei, TW)
Title: Manufacturing method for single chip COB USB devices with optional embedded LED
Patent Number: 7,874,067

Inventors: Hiew; Siew Sin (San Jose, CA), Ni; Jim Chin-Nan (San Jose, CA), Ma; Abraham Chih-Kang (Fremont, CA), Shen; Ming-Shiang (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Single chip universal serial bus (USB) package with metal housing
Patent Number: 7,878,852

Inventors: Higashi; Robert E. (Shorewood, MN), Newstrom-Peitso; Karen M. (Hopkins, MN), Ridley; Jeffrey A. (Shorewood, MN)
Title: Integral topside vacuum package
Patent Number: 7,875,944

Inventors: Higashijima; Naoki (Machida, JP), Yagisawa; Ikuya (Machida, JP)
Title: Storage control apparatus and failure recovery method for storage control apparatus
Patent Number: 7,877,632

Inventors: Higuchi; Kazuhisa (Tokyo, JP), Yokota; Yoshikazu (Tokyo, JP), Sugiyama; Kimihiko (Chiba, JP)
Title: Liquid crystal display device, method for fabricating the same, and portable telephone using the same
Patent Number: 7,876,414

Inventors: Hikmet; Rifat Ata Mustafa (Eindhoven, NL), Cillessen; Johannes Franciscus Maria (Eindhoven, NL)
Title: Light-emitting arrangement with organic phosphor
Patent Number: 8,941,302

Inventors: Hill; Matthew Davis (San Francisco, CA)
Title: System, method, and computer program for displaying controls to a user
Patent Number: 8,943,411

Inventors: Hily; Sebastien (Hillsboro, OR), Hammarlund; Per H. (Hillsboro, OR), Sodani; Avinash (Portland, OR)
Title: Method and system for transforming memory location references in instructions
Patent Number: 7,174,428

Inventors: Hinckley; Kenneth Paul (Redmond, WA), Cutrell; Edward B. (Seattle, WA)
Title: Distance-based accelerated scrolling
Patent Number: 7,173,637

Inventors: Hinoue; Tatsuya (Kanagawa, JP), Yahisa; Yotsuo (Kanagawa, JP), Yamamoto; Tomoo (Kanagawa, JP), Inagaki; Jo (Kanagawa, JP), Suzuki; Hiroyuki (Kanagawa, JP), Suzuki, legal representative; Masae (Fugisawa, JP), Kashiwase; Hidekazu (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Magnetic recording medium having a cobalt-based alloy film for high density recording and magnetic storage device using same
Patent Number: 7,876,530

Inventors: Hinuma; Shuji (Ibaraki, JP), Fujii; Ryo (Ibaraki, JP), Harada; Masataka (Ibaraki, JP), Hosoya; Masaki (Ibaraki, JP)
Title: Method of screening therapeutic agents for nerve degeneration associated diseases
Patent Number: 7,172,876

Inventors: Hirai; Hideaki (Kanagawa, JP), Itoh; Izumi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Foreign substance detection device, moving body control system including foreign substance detection device, and moving body including moving body control system
Patent Number: 8,941,835

Inventors: Hirai; Shinya (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Image capture apparatus with noise removal using high frequency signal extraction
Patent Number: 7,876,370

Inventors: Hirakata; Yoshiharu (Kanagawa, JP), Yamazaki; Shunpei (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Electronic apparatus with a flexible printed circuit and a transparent conductive layer
Patent Number: 7,876,413

Inventors: Hiranobu; Jun (Tokorozawa, JP)
Title: Touch panel-attached display device and antistatic structure
Patent Number: 8,941,599

Inventors: Hiraoka; Eisuke (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Cap and droplet ejecting apparatus
Patent Number: 7,878,616

Inventors: Hiroi; Noriyoshi (Sagamihara, JP), Hashimoto; Yoshihide (Warabi, JP), Matsumoto; Koji (Hachioji, JP)
Title: Optical fiber array
Patent Number: 7,876,994

Inventors: Hirose; Takakazu (Fukushima, JP), Kawase; Kenichi (Fukushima, JP), Konishiike; Isamu (Fukushima, JP), Iwama; Masayuki (Fukushima, JP), Matsumoto; Koichi (Fukushima, JP)
Title: Anode and battery
Patent Number: 8,940,441

Inventors: Hiroshi; Asami (Shizuoka, JP), Ken; Orui (Kanagawa, JP), Hidetoshi; Kusano (Kanagawa, JP), Hiwatashi; Fumito (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing a device-incorporated substrate
Patent Number: 7,874,066

Inventors: Hirth; David E. (Pasadena, TX), Pedersen; Gerald D. (Houston, TX), Gudmestad; Tarald (Houston, TX)
Title: Bi-directionally boosting and internal pressure trapping packing element system
Patent Number: 7,172,029

Inventors: Hisada; Takeyoshi (Hekinan, JP), Ishikawa; Fukuo (Kariya, JP)
Title: Temperature protection device for power devices
Patent Number: 7,173,802

Inventors: Hiskey; Michael A. (Los Alamos, NM), Huynh; My Hang V. (Los Alamos, NM)
Title: Primary explosives
Patent Number: 7,875,725

Inventors: Hjort; Carsten Mailand (Smorum, DK), Pedersen; Henrik (Albertslund, DK)
Title: Methods for producing citric acid using host cells deficient in oxaloacetate hydrolase
Patent Number: 7,172,887

Inventors: Ho; Chung W. (Taipei, TW), Cheng; Chih-Hsien (Hsinchu County, TW)
Title: Edge separation equipment and operating method thereof
Patent Number: 8,939,188

Inventors: Ho; Jan-Shin (Yi Lan, TW), Sheen; Wern-Ho (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Method for cell search under effect of high clock offset
Patent Number: 7,173,958

Inventors: Hobbs; John R. (Marco Island, FL)
Title: Hand-held drinking container
Patent Number: 7,172,533

Inventors: Hobson; Ted G. (Winston Salem, NC)
Title: Water saving alarm for use with a toilet tank
Patent Number: 8,941,503

Inventors: Hoffjann; Claus (Hamburg, DE), Heinrich; Hans-Juergen (Hamburg, DE)
Title: Method for using water in the processing of fuels for high temperature fuel cells
Patent Number: 7,172,702

Inventors: Hoffnagle; John A. (San Jose, CA), Medeiros; David R. (Kitchawan, NY), Miller; Robert D. (San Jose, CA), Vycklicky; Libor (Yorktown Heights, NY), Wallraff; Gregory M. (Morgan Hill, CA)
Title: Bleachable materials for lithography
Patent Number: 7,875,408

Inventors: Hofmann; Michael (Buxtehude, DE), Holm; Andreas (Apensen, DE), Venschott; Dirk (Hamburg, DE)
Title: Board consisting of a derived timber product and method for the production thereof
Patent Number: 7,875,346

Inventors: Hoivik; Nils D. (Billingstad, NO), Linderman; Ryan (Zurich, CH)
Title: Method of obtaining enhanced localized thermal interface regions by particle stacking
Patent Number: 7,876,565

Inventors: Holmes; Brian T (Arlington, VA), Snow; Arthur W (Alexandria, VA)
Title: Thioacetate deprotection
Patent Number: 7,173,156

Inventors: Holmes; George A (West Chicago, IL), Rybka; Tadeusz (Streamwood, IL)
Title: Underwater pelletizer
Patent Number: 8,939,744

Inventors: Homma; Katsumi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Analysis support computer product, apparatus, and method
Patent Number: 8,942,968

Inventors: Homma; Yukiko (Odawara, JP), Nagata; Koji (Kaisei, JP)
Title: Disk array apparatus
Patent Number: 7,174,438

Inventors: Honegger; Werner (Bach, CH)
Title: Method and device packaging flat objects
Patent Number: 7,877,965

Inventors: Hong; Jong-Wook (Seoul, KR), Oh; Tae-Seok (Seoul, KR), Yi; Duk-Min (Yongin-si, KR), Oh; Young-Mook (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Park; Won-Je (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Method of fabricating image sensor having inner lens
Patent Number: 7,875,488

Inventors: Hong; Liang (Midland, MI), Jiang; Shan (Champaign, IL), Granick; Steve (Champaign, IL)
Title: System for forming janus particles
Patent Number: 7,875,654

Inventors: Hong; Sung-Jun (Seoul, KR)
Title: Dust filter assembly attachable to office equipment
Patent Number: 8,940,080

Inventors: Honmatsu; Yoshifumi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Key sheet and pushbutton switch
Patent Number: 7,875,815

Inventors: Hopkins; William T. (Dickson, TN), Banks; Anthony W. (Dickson, TN), Smith; Alan M. (Dickson, TN), Pickvet; Louis B. (Burns, TN), Towe; Robert L. (Fairview, TN), Schlemm; Charles A. (Burns, TN)
Title: Gas discharge lamp power supply
Patent Number: 7,876,543

Inventors: Hori; Osamu (Yokohama, JP), Kaneko; Toshimitsu (Yokohama, JP), Mita; Takeshi (Yokohama, JP), Yamamoto; Koji (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Image information describing method, video retrieval method, video reproducing method, and video reproducing apparatus
Patent Number: 7,174,055

Inventors: Horner; W. Norval (Calgary, CA), Guichon; David A. (Calgary, CA), Danielson; Arthur (Calgary, CA), Beliveau; Dennis A. (Calgary, CA)
Title: Applications of waste gas injection into natural gas reservoirs
Patent Number: 7,172,030

Inventors: Hornik; Jeremy M. (Chicago, IL), Ward; Matthew J. (Northbrook, IL), Flemming; Peter W. (Oak Park, IL), Casey; Michael P. (Las Vegas, NV)
Title: Wagering game with unilateral player selection for developing a group
Patent Number: 7,874,920

Inventors: Horowitz; Mark A. (Menlo Park, CA), Barth; Richard M. (Palo Alto, CA), Hampel; Craig E. (San Jose, CA), Moncayo; Alfredo (Redwood City, CA), Donnelly; Kevin S. (Los Altos, CA), Zerbe; Jared L. (Woodside, CA)
Title: Integrated circuit device that stores a value representative of an equalization co-efficient setting
Patent Number: 7,174,400

Inventors: Horstemeyer; Scott A. (Atlanta, GA)
Title: Secure notification messaging systems and methods using authentication indicia
Patent Number: 7,876,239

Inventors: Hosaka; Yasuo (Gunma, JP), Konno; Yoshihisa (Gunma, JP)
Title: Lamp-lighting apparatus
Patent Number: 7,876,055

Inventors: Hoshi; Hiroyuki (Tokyo, JP), Kurusu; Hitoshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Circuit property measurement method
Patent Number: 7,173,433

Inventors: Hoshino; Satohiko (Yamanashi, JP), Matsui; Hidefumi (Yamanashi, JP), Narushima; Masaki (Yamanashi, JP)
Title: Substrate wiring method and semiconductor manufacturing device
Patent Number: 8,940,638

Inventors: Hosoya; Kenichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Reflection loss suppression circuit
Patent Number: 7,173,502

Inventors: Houser; Russell A. (Livermore, CA)
Title: Tissue heating device and RF heating method with tissue attachment feature
Patent Number: 7,172,590

Inventors: Hsiao; Bor-Yuan (Taipei Hsien, TW), Chiu; Wen-Ssu (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Solar cell assembly
Patent Number: 7,875,793

Inventors: Hsiao; Wen-Chien (San Jose, CA), Hsu; Yimin (Sunnyvale, CA), Nikitin; Vladimir (Campbell, CA)
Title: Shield fabrication of magnetic write heads
Patent Number: 7,877,859

Inventors: Hsu; Chien-Wen (Taipei Hsien, TW), Chou; Shih-Chieh (Taipei Hsien, TW), Kao; Chia-Hung (Taipei Hsien, TW), Lo; Huan-Liang (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Temperature adjusting apparatus for use in LCD projector and related method
Patent Number: 7,878,661

Inventors: Hsu; Chien-Wen (Taipei Hsien, TW), Kao; Chia-Hung (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Stereo projection optical system
Patent Number: 7,878,656

Inventors: Hsu; Ju-Wang (Taipei, TW), Shieh; Jyu-Horng (Hsin-Chu, TW), Su; Yi-Nien (Kaohsiung, TW), Hsu; Peng-Fu (Hsinchu, TW), Tao; Hun-Jan (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Contact hole structures and contact structures and fabrication methods thereof
Patent Number: 7,875,547

Inventors: Hsu; Pi-Tsung (Hsinchu, TW), Tso; Chih-Wei (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Color wheel with dovetailed balancing groove
Patent Number: 7,173,780

Inventors: Hsu; Pi-Tsung (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: X-prism for use in projector
Patent Number: 7,878,662

Inventors: Hsu; Po-Yen (New Taipei, TW), Chao; Shih-Wei (New Taipei, TW), Chang; Yu-Lang (New Taipei, TW), Kuo; Lee-Hui (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Electronic device assembly
Patent Number: 8,941,980

Inventors: Hsu; Wen-Feng (Taoyuan, TW), Lo; Kuo-Heng (Kaohsiung, TW), Yuan; Shyan-Ming (Hsinchu, TW), Chien; Hung-Ming (Hsinchu, TW), Kuo; Ying-Tse (Hsinchu, TW), Huang; Cheng-Yi (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Cloud data storage system
Patent Number: 8,943,355

Inventors: Hsu; Ying W. (San Clemente, CA)
Title: Frequency modulated micro gyro
Patent Number: 8,939,026

Inventors: Hu; Bobby (Taichung, TW)
Title: Adjustable head for a wrench
Patent Number: 7,171,875

Inventors: Hu; Xiang (Clifton Park, NY), Han; Taejoon (Clifton Park, NY), Koh; Hui Peng (Gansevoort, NY)
Title: Methods for fabricating integrated circuits with improved patterning schemes
Patent Number: 8,940,641

Inventors: Huang; Chiang-Cheng (Taipei, TW)
Title: Electronic device
Patent Number: 7,876,560

Inventors: Huang; Chieh (Shulin, TW)
Title: Leverage-type hinge and portable electronic device
Patent Number: 7,874,044

Inventors: Huang; Huan-Hsiang (New Taipei, TW), Shao; Chan-Hung (New Taipei, TW)
Title: LED lamp tube
Patent Number: 8,939,603

Inventors: Huang; Kuo-Ming (Taipei Hsien, TW), Yu; Mo-Ming (Shenzhen, CN), Li; Zong-Yuan (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Ball bearing slide assembly
Patent Number: 7,878,607

Inventors: Huang; Samson (Saratoga, CA)
Title: Spatial light modulator data refresh without tearing artifacts
Patent Number: 7,173,639

Inventors: Huang; Yi-Chun (Pingjhen, TW), Chan; Bow-Wen (Hsin chu, TW), Perng; Baw-Ching (Hsin-Chu, TW), Sheu; Lawrence (Hsin-Chu, TW), Tao; Hun-Jan (Hsinchu, TW), Ko; Chih-Hsin (Fongshan, TW), Lin; Chun-Chieh (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Recessed polysilicon gate structure for a strained silicon MOSFET device
Patent Number: 7,172,933

Inventors: Huang; Yi-Mou (Tu-Cheng, TW), Yuan; Kun-I (Tu-Cheng, TW)
Title: Shutter and camera module having same
Patent Number: 7,878,720

Inventors: Huang; Yung-Lun (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Scanning device
Patent Number: 8,941,895

Inventors: Huber-Haag; Karl-Josef (Pully, CH)
Title: Dispensing container for probiotics
Patent Number: 8,939,326

Inventors: Hudick; Harry B. (Pasadena, CA)
Title: Badge or decoration mounting
Patent Number: 7,877,907

Inventors: Huertgen; Frank (Dusseldorf, DE), Schmandt; Bernd (Wuppertal, DE)
Title: Method and circuit for differential clock pulse compensation between two clock-pulse systems
Patent Number: 7,876,720

Inventors: Hughes; Paul D. (Midland, TX)
Title: Circular saw alignment system and method
Patent Number: 7,877,892

Inventors: Hui; Wing-kin (Hong Kong, HK)
Title: Underwater connector with a deformable insertion member and a sealing member squeezed by a clamping member
Patent Number: 7,878,832

Inventors: Hulvey; Robert (Hermosa Beach, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for efficiently querying and identifying multiple items on a communication channel
Patent Number: 7,173,518

Inventors: Hung; Yi (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Optical connector with sloped surface
Patent Number: 8,939,657

Inventors: Hung; Yi (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Optical coupling lens and optical fiber coupling connector
Patent Number: 8,942,524

Inventors: Huott; William V. (Holmes, NY), Kugel; Michael (Boeblingen, DE), Pille; Juergen (Stuttgart, DE), Sautter; Rolf (Bondorf, DE), Wendel; Dieter (Schoenaich, DE)
Title: Complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (CMOS) min/max voltage circuit for switching between multiple voltages
Patent Number: 8,942,052

Inventors: Huprikar; Anand (Novi, MI), Mitchell; Nathaniel (Riverview, MI)
Title: Mixed mode mounting assembly for shock/strut rod
Patent Number: 7,172,182

Inventors: Hutchison, II; Donald E. (Mansfield, TX), Copley; Dallas W. (Sapulpa, OK), Knust; Timothy R. (Burleson, TX), Charbonnet; Derrick W. (Arlington, TX)
Title: Retractable reel apparatus
Patent Number: 7,172,150

Inventors: Hux; William A. (Hillsboro, OR)
Title: Generating a mesh
Patent Number: 7,173,615

Inventors: Hwang; Bo Seung (Yongin-si, KR), Park; Joo Yong (Seongnam-si, KR), Park; Young Cheol (Seoul, KR)
Title: Method for selecting receiver mode of mobile terminal with two receivers
Patent Number: 7,877,067

Inventors: Hwang; Han-Wook (Seoul, KR)
Title: Transflective LCD device and fabrication method thereof
Patent Number: 7,876,404

Inventors: Hwang; In-oh (Yongin-si, KR), Kim; Joo-ho (Suwon-si, KR), Kim; Hyun-ki (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: High density read only optical disc
Patent Number: 7,172,798

Inventors: Hwang; Su Hwan (Hwaseong-si, KR), Kim; Seok Hwan (Gunpo-si, KR), Choi; Hyung Yun (Seoul, KR), Chang; In Bae (Chuncheon-si, KR), Kim; Kyung Min (Seoul, KR)
Title: Apparatus for adjusting position of vertebral column of dummy model for estimating feeling of sitting in seat
Patent Number: 7,878,080

Inventors: Hwang; Yean-Yow (Palo Alto, CA), van Antwerpen; Babette (Mountain View, CA), Yuan; Richard (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Estimating quality during early synthesis
Patent Number: 7,171,633

Inventors: Hyeon-Yong; Jang (Ohsan, KR)
Title: Backlight unit for liquid crystal display
Patent Number: 7,173,381

Inventors: Hylands; Darryl William (Gotham, GB), Fletcher; Trevor Lee (Nr Loughborough, GB)
Title: Exhaust system
Patent Number: 8,938,945

Inventors: Ide; Satoshi (Kawasaki, JP), Tsunoda; Yukito (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Multilevel optical phase modulator
Patent Number: 7,876,491

Inventors: Igami; Takazi (Nagoya, JP), Kobayashi; Toshimichi (Hadano, JP), Yamamoto; Jyohei (Hadano, JP), Saitoh; Hiroshi (Nagoya, JP)
Title: EGR cooler
Patent Number: 7,171,956

Inventors: Iida; Yoshinori (Tokyo, JP), Tsutsumi; Eishi (Kawasaki, JP), Fujimoto; Akira (Kawasaki, JP), Asakawa; Koji (Kawasaki, JP), Momose; Hisayo (Yokohama, JP), Kokubun; Koichi (Yokohama, JP), Momo; Nobuyuki (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Solid-state imaging device
Patent Number: 8,941,158

Inventors: Ikarashi; Minoru (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Ferroelectric device including a unit element having a topological outline in a C-shape or a S-shape
Patent Number: 7,173,791

Inventors: Ikeda; Hajime (Yokohama, JP), Higashikawa; Makoto (Isehara, JP)
Title: Reflection type display apparatus
Patent Number: 7,876,490

Inventors: Ikeda; Hisao (Kanagawa, JP), Ibe; Takahiro (Kanagawa, JP), Koezuka; Junichi (Kanagawa, JP), Kato; Kaoru (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Memory device and semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,875,881

Inventors: Ikeda; Kenji (Kanagawa, JP), Satoh; Hiroaki (Kanagawa, JP), Kibayashi; Susumu (Kanagawa, JP), Nishida; Toru (Kanagawa, JP), Zengo; Takeshi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Roller mechanism and image forming device
Patent Number: 7,878,504

Inventors: Ikeda; Takeshi (Ohta-ku, JP), Miyagi; Hiroshi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Modulating circuit
Patent Number: 7,876,169

Inventors: Ikegawa; Sumio (Musashino, JP), Nakayama; Kohei (Kawasaki, JP), Funaki; Hideyuki (Tokyo, JP), Iida; Yoshinori (Tokyo, JP), Shigenaka; Keitaro (Hachioji, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing an image device
Patent Number: 7,172,920

Inventors: Ikuno; Masaya (Kanagawa, JP), Doi; Takatsugu (Kanagawa, JP), Hashimoto; Ken (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Ink receptive particle, material for recording, recording apparatus and ink receptive particle storage cartridge
Patent Number: 7,875,689

Inventors: Ikuta; Mitsuhiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Surface emitting laser
Patent Number: 7,876,800

Inventors: Imai; Satoshi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Admission control method and admission control system
Patent Number: 7,876,682

Inventors: Imai; Satoshi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Computer program product, apparatus and method for monitoring network and regulating packets on a network path
Patent Number: 7,876,702

Inventors: Imamura; Nobutaka (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Relay node communication interface transmitting update packet to higher node by executing chain indivisibility instructions upon receiving data change notification from lower node
Patent Number: 7,877,574

Inventors: Imran; Muhammad (Brownstown, MI), Disteldorf; Bernd (Mettlach, DE), Frank; Marcus (Geinhausen, DE), Blacker; Richard (North Oaks, MN)
Title: Barrier layers comprising Ni-inclusive alloys and/or other metallic alloys, double barrier layers, coated articles including double barrier layers, and methods of making the same
Patent Number: 8,940,398

Inventors: Inagawa; Hiroshi (Maebashi, JP), Machida; Nobuo (Takasakii, JP), Oishi; Kentaro (Tamamura, JP)
Title: Insulated gate type semiconductor device and method for fabricating the same
Patent Number: 7,172,941

Inventors: Inari; Hirofumi (Osaka, JP), Tanaka; Katsuyuki (Osaka, JP), Nishimura; Kimihide (Hyogo, JP)
Title: (Meth)acrylic resin composition, imidized (meth)acrylic resin composition, and film obtained by molding them
Patent Number: 8,940,831

Inventors: Inoue; Chiaki (Utsunomiya, JP), Hatakeyama; Koshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image display apparatus
Patent Number: 7,878,663

Inventors: Ironi; Alon (Haifa, IL), Zak; Shachaf (Ashdod, IL)
Title: Specialized memory device
Patent Number: 7,174,415

Inventors: Irsch; Michael (Lebach, DE), Knecht; Alexander (Zweibrucken, DE), Fery; Jens (Ensdorf, DE)
Title: Mobile crane with a telescopic main boom
Patent Number: 7,172,082

Inventors: Isaji; Osamu (Kobe, JP)
Title: Radar device capable of scanning received reflection waves
Patent Number: 7,173,561

Inventors: Ishibashi; Satsuki (Ina, JP)
Title: Digital camera method therefor for initiating dust removal operations responsive to live view operation states
Patent Number: 7,876,372

Inventors: Ishii; Atsushi (Vancouver, WA), Kerofsky; Louis Joseph (Camas, WA), Deshpande; Sachin G. (Camas, WA)
Title: Devices for allocating power for uplink transmission
Patent Number: 8,942,754

Inventors: Ishii; Yusuke (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Transmission unit
Patent Number: 7,171,504

Inventors: Ishino; Fumitoshi (Hyogo, JP), Miyake; Etsuo (Hyogo, JP), Nishizawa; Takashi (Hyogo, JP)
Title: Transaxle
Patent Number: 8,939,861

Inventors: Isobe; Hiroshi (Iwata, JP), Ozaki; Takayoshi (Iwata, JP), Nagano; Yoshitaka (Iwata, JP), Nishio; Yukihiro (Iwata, JP)
Title: Remote-controlled actuator
Patent Number: 8,939,345

Inventors: Isolauri; Erika (Raisio, FI), Metsaniitty; Leena (Helsinki, FI), Korhonen; Hannu (Riihimaki, FI), Salminen; Seppo (Turku, FI), Syvaoja; Eeva-Liisa (Espoo, FI)
Title: Methods of promoting tolerogenic immune responses and compositions therefor
Patent Number: 7,172,756

Inventors: Ito; Akihiko (Kanagawa, JP), Maruyama; Tetsuo (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program
Patent Number: 8,943,525

Inventors: Ito; Katsuhiko (Saitama, JP), Fujimoto; Yasushi (Saitama, JP)
Title: Swash plate tilting angle detector for a swash plate plunger type hydraulic unit
Patent Number: 7,171,889

Inventors: Ito; Kuniaki (Kobe, JP)
Title: Heavy-duty tire with tread having closed sipes and edge sipes in ribs
Patent Number: 7,878,228

Inventors: Ito; Kunihiko (Chiryu, JP)
Title: Apparatus for optically reading target
Patent Number: 7,173,235

Inventors: Ito; Mika (Tochigi, JP), Sugiyama; Shinji (Tochigi, JP)
Title: Cushion body, seat, and method of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 7,874,624

Inventors: Ito; Mitsumi (Nagaokakyo, JP), Shimada; Junichi (Osaka, JP), Mukai; Kiyohito (Takatsuki, JP), Tsujikawa; Hiroyuki (Kusatsu, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device, method of generating pattern for semiconductor device, method of manufacturing semiconductor device and device of generating pattern used for semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,171,645

Inventors: Ito; Tamotsu (Ayase, JP)
Title: Microcomputer control system in which programs can be modified and newer versions of the modified programs being detected and executed
Patent Number: 7,174,537

Inventors: Itou; Masanori (Takatuki, JP), Mukai; Kiyohito (Souraku-gun, JP)
Title: Layout verification method and method for designing semiconductor integrated circuit device using the same
Patent Number: 7,174,527

Inventors: Ivarie; Robert D. (Watkinsville, GA), Harvey; Alex J. (Athens, GA), Morris; Julie A. (Watkinsville, GA), Liu; Guodong (Mississauga, CA), Rapp; Jeffrey C. (Athens, GA)
Title: Method of producing an exogenous protein in the egg of a chicken
Patent Number: 7,875,762

Inventors: Iwaki; Haruhiro (Atsugi, JP)
Title: Constant speed running control apparatus for vehicle and method thereof
Patent Number: 7,172,043

Inventors: Iwama; Futoshi (Kanagawa, JP), Miyashita; Hisashi (Kanagawa, JP), Tai; Hideki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Method, program, and system for converting part of graph data to data structure as an image of homomorphism
Patent Number: 8,943,084

Inventors: Iwanami; Mizuki (Tokyo, JP), Fukuda; Hiroshi (Tokyo, JP), Ohhira; Risato (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Electromagnetic field measuring apparatus, electromagnetic field measuring method used for the same, and non-transitory computer readable medium storing electromagnetic field measurement control program
Patent Number: 8,941,402

Inventors: Iwasaki; Tetsuya (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Lens drive unit, lens barrel, and image forming device
Patent Number: 7,876,508

Inventors: Iwata; Takaaki (Tokyo, JP), Ootsuki; Tetsuya (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Laser beam processing apparatus
Patent Number: 7,173,227

Inventors: Iyer; Sree Mambakkam (San Jose, CA), Jones; Larry Lawson (Palo Alto, CA), Venkidu; Arockiyaswamy (Menlo Park, CA), Kumar; Santosh (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Method and system to provide security implementation for storage devices
Patent Number: 7,876,894

Inventors: Izumi; Ryuichi (Hamamatsu, JP)
Title: Panel operator structure for electronic equipment
Patent Number: 7,875,819

Inventors: Izumi; Takanori (Inuyama, JP)
Title: Ceiling traveling vehicle and method for preventing protrusion from ceiling traveling vehicle
Patent Number: 8,939,698

Inventors: Izumikawa; Haruki (Saitama-Ken, JP), Fukuhara; Tadayuki (Saitama-Ken, JP)
Title: Wireless communication system, relay station device and base station device
Patent Number: 7,877,057

Inventors: Jaber; Abed Mohd (Plano, TX), Harbin; Edward Alton (Dallas, TX), Yaseen; Nimer Ibrahim (Allen, TX), Mo; Li (Plano, TX), Bucklin; George E. (McKinney, TX)
Title: Method and system for modeling and advertising asymmetric topology of a node in a transport network
Patent Number: 7,173,912

Inventors: Jabrane; Abdelhamid (Beersel, BE)
Title: Cleaning and deodorizing compositions and methods
Patent Number: 8,940,679

Inventors: Jackson; John K. (Vancouver, CA), Zastre; Jason (Vancouver, CA), Burt; Helen M. (Vancouver, CA)
Title: Micellar drug delivery systems for hydrophobic drugs
Patent Number: 7,875,677

Inventors: Jackson; Ken (Saskatoon, CA), Gunthorpe; Gary E. (Calgary, CA)
Title: Measuring liquid flow rate from a nozzle
Patent Number: 7,874,197

Inventors: Jacobs; Garry E. (Aliso Viejo, CA), Stupin; Steven W (Orange, CA), Milliken; Adam S. (Columbus, OH)
Title: Methods and apparatus for mixing fluids
Patent Number: 7,172,179

Inventors: Jacobs; Gregory F. (Oreland, PA), Jenkins; Robert L. (Honey Brook, PA)
Title: Roof structure with snow guard and method of installing
Patent Number: 7,874,105

Inventors: Jacobs; Lloyd E. (Green Bay, WI), Turriff; David E. (Green Bay, WI), Schabron; John F. (Laramie, WY), Sorini-Wong; Susan S. (Laramie, WY), Christy; Thomas M. (Salina, KS)
Title: Soil sample containment device and method
Patent Number: 7,172,036

Inventors: Jadhav; Virendra R. (Wappingers Falls, NY), Sikka; Kamal K. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Zheng; Jiantao (Beacon, NY)
Title: Semiconductor device assembly having a stress-relieving buffer layer
Patent Number: 7,875,972

Inventors: Jaeggi; Rainer D. (Thalwil, CH), Gutmann; Oliver (Thalwil, CH), Glauser; Michael (Rotrkeuz, CH), Hein; Heinz-Michael (Huenenberg See, CH), Oosterbroek; Edwin (Cham, CH), Heinrich; Michael Andreas (Zeurich, CH)
Title: System for the analysis of liquid samples
Patent Number: 8,940,249

Inventors: Jaffrezic; Xavier (Guyancourt, FR)
Title: System for connecting batteries for an electric vehicle and associated set of batteries
Patent Number: 8,939,245

Inventors: Jamil; Sujat (Gilbert, AZ), O'Bleness; R. Frank (Tempe, AZ), Robideau; Russell (Chandler, AZ), Hameenanttila; Tom (Phoenix, AZ), Delgross; Joseph (Chandler, AZ), Miner; David (Chandler, AZ)
Title: Method and apparatus for improving cache efficiency
Patent Number: 8,943,273

Inventors: Jang; Ho-Sung (Gyeongsangnam-Do, KR), Son; Chang-Woo (Gyeongsangnam-Do, KR), Lee; Gil-Yong (Gyeongsangnam-Do, KR), Jeon; Yong-Min (Gyeongsangnam-Do, KR), Cho; Han-Ki (Gyeongsangnam-Do, KR)
Title: Knob deco for laundry machine and manufacturing method thereof
Patent Number: 7,878,669

Inventors: Jang; Seok Ho (Kumi-shi, KR)
Title: Device and method to detect video format based on a cyclical period of a horizontal synchronizing signal
Patent Number: 7,173,670

Inventors: Jang; Woo-Jin (Youngdeungpo-gu, KR), Lee; Hong-Woo (Bundang-gu, KR)
Title: Method and apparatus for acquiring code group in asynchronous wideband code division multiple access system using receiver diversity
Patent Number: 7,876,731

Inventors: Janke; Marcus (Munich, DE), Laackmann; Peter (Munich, DE)
Title: Carrier arrangement with overvoltage protection
Patent Number: 7,874,491

Inventors: Janneteau; Christophe (Chaudon, FR), Roux; Pierre (Jouy en Josas, FR), Kellil; Mounir (Massy, FR)
Title: Method for equalizing the size of data packets by blocks of a multimedia stream
Patent Number: 8,942,241

Inventors: Jansen; Arian M. (Lake Forest, CA), Dong; Huian (Irvine, CA)
Title: Current measuring device for measuring the electrical current flowing in an electrical conductor electrically isolated from the current measuring device
Patent Number: 7,876,086

Inventors: Jansen; Bernie G. (Brampton, CA), Foster; Colin A. (Toronto, CA)
Title: Operating system extension to provide security for web-based public access services
Patent Number: 7,171,686

Inventors: Jarmoszuk; Nicholas (Rocky River, OH), Sakiewicz; Paul (Englewood, CO)
Title: Method and apparatus for reducing fertilizer use in agricultural operations
Patent Number: 7,877,929

Inventors: Jary; Dorothee (Sassenage, FR)
Title: Method for controlling a communication between two areas by electrowetting, a device including areas isolatable from each other and method for making such a device
Patent Number: 7,875,160

Inventors: Jaura; Arun Kumar (Canton, MI), Park; Chan-Woo (Ann Arbor, MI)
Title: Battery system for automotive vehicle
Patent Number: 7,172,831

Inventors: Javora; Paul H. (Spring, TX), Qu; Qi (Spring, TX)
Title: Method of reclaiming a well completion brine solutions using an organic chelant
Patent Number: 7,172,703

Inventors: Jeddeloh; Joseph M. (Shoreview, MN)
Title: System and method for memory hub-based expansion bus
Patent Number: 7,174,409

Inventors: Jensen; David William (Balmain, AU)
Title: Printer with reversible air flow sheet picker
Patent Number: 7,874,556

Inventors: Jeon; Edwin (Duluth, GA), Maguire; Kevin Edward (Lawrenceville, GA), Murray; Mark Randall (Atlanta, GA)
Title: Testing data transfer time of disk drives in consumer electronics devices
Patent Number: 7,877,538

Inventors: Jeong; Jong Hyeok (Seoul, KR)
Title: Method of reproducing a multi-session disk
Patent Number: 7,174,511

Inventors: Ji; Young-Hoon (Seoul, KR), Kim; Dong-Hee (Gimhae-si, KR), Kim; Jung-Ae (Daegu, KR), Kang; Jae-Seon (Busan, KR), Chung; Sung-Uk (Seoul, KR), Hwang; Sung-Woo (Busan, KR), Kang; Kyung-Ran (Busan, KR), Kang; You-Ra (Gyeongsan-si, KR)
Title: Anti-angiogenic composition containing macrolactin A and a derivative thereof as active ingredients
Patent Number: 8,940,788

Inventors: Jia; Yunjian (Yokohama, JP), Fujishima; Kenzaburo (Kokubunji, JP), Yoshiuchi; Hideya (Beijing, CN), Yang; Peng (Beijing, CN), Ma; Yuanchen (Beijing, CN), Geng; Lu (Beijing, CN), Zhou; Sheng (Beijing, CN), Niu; Zhisheng (Beijing, CN), Gong; Jie (Beijing, CN)
Title: Device and method for base stations dynamic clustering in mobile communication
Patent Number: 8,942,757

Inventors: Jin; Been-Yih (Lake Oswego, OR), Arghavani; Reza (Aloha, OR), Chau; Robert (Beaverton, OR)
Title: Semiconductor on insulator apparatus
Patent Number: 7,875,932

Inventors: Jin; Hongxia (San Jose, CA), Lotspiech; Jeffrey Bruce (Henderson, NV)
Title: System, method, and service for performing unified broadcast encryption and traitor tracing for digital content
Patent Number: 7,876,895

Inventors: Jin; Hongxia (San Jose, CA), Wang; Qihua (San Jose, CA)
Title: Adaptive and personalized tag recommendation
Patent Number: 8,943,070

Inventors: Jin; Yoshito (Kanagawa, JP), Sakai; Hideaki (Kanagawa, JP), Shimada; Masaru (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Bistable resistance value acquisition device, manufacturing method thereof, metal oxide thin film, and manufacturing method thereof
Patent Number: 7,875,872

Inventors: Jmaev; Jack Ivan (Chino, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for synchronous sine wave dimming of luminaries
Patent Number: 8,941,315

Inventors: Johansson; David (Malmo, SE), Agevik; Markus (Malmo, SE), Lundquist; Anders (Malmo, SE), Hansson; Anders (Klagerup, SE)
Title: Connector system with data communication system using induction and method
Patent Number: 7,878,863

Inventors: Johnson; David B. (Rochester, MN)
Title: Implementing reconfigurable power connector for multiple wiring configurations
Patent Number: 8,939,781

Inventors: Johnson; James Edward (Fairfield, OH)
Title: Convertible gas turbine engine
Patent Number: 7,877,980

Inventors: Johnson; Nolton (Bend, OR), Hendricks; Michael (Yakima, WA), Shutz; Andrew (Monument, OR)
Title: Pitting apparatus
Patent Number: 8,939,071

Inventors: Jones; Bartley D. (Mound, MN), Hendrickson; Steven R. (Burnsville, MN)
Title: Propeller protection apparatus
Patent Number: 8,939,807

Inventors: Jones; Brent Rodney (Sherwood, OR), Yusem; Gustavo J. (Tigard, OR), Burress; Edward F. (West Linn, OR), Massopust; Dan Leo (Powell Butte, OR)
Title: Solid ink stick fabrication by extrusion, roll forming and swaging
Patent Number: 7,874,826

Inventors: Jones; Kenneth Roger (Cool, CA), Gonsalves; Brian A. (Antioch, CA), Sullivan; Marc Andrew (Austin, TX), Kortum; Philip Ted (Austin, TX), Multach; Jeffrey (San Antonio, TX)
Title: Connection management for data networks
Patent Number: 7,876,775

Inventors: Jones; Michael B. (Redmond, WA), Regehr; John (Bellevue, WA)
Title: Providing predictable scheduling of programs using repeating precomputed schedules on discretely scheduled and/or multiprocessor operating systems
Patent Number: 7,171,669

Inventors: Joos; Klaus (Walheim, DE), Wolber; Jens (Gerlingen, DE), Frenz; Thomas (Noerdlingen, DE), Amler; Markus (Leonberg-Gebersheim, DE)
Title: Method, computer program, control and/or regulation device for operation of an internal combustion engine and fuel system for an internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 7,171,952

Inventors: Joppeck; Dwayne P. (Saline, MI)
Title: High torque one way clutch
Patent Number: 7,878,316

Inventors: Joung; Ou-Jin (Anyang-si, KR)
Title: Method for transmitting message during PTT call service in mobile communication terminal
Patent Number: 7,877,107

Inventors: Journet; Fabien (Grenoble, FR)
Title: M-ary sequence clock spreading
Patent Number: 8,941,419

Inventors: Jovanovski; Brian L. (Syracuse, NY), Chernyakov; Alexey (Ithaca, NY), Van Volkinburg; Daniel (Syracuse, NY)
Title: Terminal having illumination and exposure control
Patent Number: 8,939,374

Inventors: June; Carl H. (Merion Station, PA), Craig; Thompson B. (Philadelphia, PA), Kim; Suil (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Methods for transfecting T cells
Patent Number: 7,172,869

Inventors: Jung; Min-Sik (Seoul, KR), Shin; Bong-Kyu (Bucheon-si, KR), Kim; Joo-Han (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Display substrate having a TFT liquid crystal display region surrounded by a seal region having a cell-gap compensating part with a dummy pattern formed from the same layer as a pixel electrode of the TFT
Patent Number: 7,876,415

Inventors: Jung; Sang Ik (Suwon-si, KR), Yoon; Seok Jin (Seongnam-si, KR)
Title: Cache flush system and method thereof
Patent Number: 7,171,520

Inventors: Jung; Sang Yong (Yongin-Si, KR)
Title: Smart key having portable memory card
Patent Number: 7,874,484

Inventors: Junghans; Sascha (Boeblingen, DE), Koenig; Andreas (Boeblingen, DE)
Title: Computer program product for handling communication link problems between a first communication means and a second communication means
Patent Number: 8,943,365

Inventors: Kaack; Michael (Bochum, DE), Nitsche; Stefan (Mulheim, DE), Germes; Andre (Dusseldorf, DE)
Title: Method for automated measurement of the residual magnetic field strength of magnetized ferromagnetic workpieces
Patent Number: 8,941,376

Inventors: Kabs; Klaus (Pfungstadt, DE), Mueck; Oliver (Ginsheim-Gustavsburg, DE)
Title: Method for producing an impact-resistant polymethymethacrylate, and corresponding polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA)
Patent Number: 7,173,093

Inventors: Kachi; Yasuhiko (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Liquid ejection apparatus and liquid supply method
Patent Number: 7,878,632

Inventors: Kadowaki; Toshihiro (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Image reading apparatus, personalizing method, program, and storage medium
Patent Number: 7,876,462

Inventors: Kadyk; Donald J. (Bothell, WA), Fishman; Neil S. (Bothell, WA), Seinfeld; Marc E. (Kenmore, WA), Kramer; Michael (Yonkers, NY)
Title: Negotiating secure connections through a proxy server
Patent Number: 7,174,565

Inventors: Kahan; Ariel Yehoshua (Jerusalem, IL), Greenspan; Gideon (Tel Aviv, IL), Hofmann; Akiba Asher (Modi'in, IL), Jacobson; David G. M. (D.N. HaEla, IL), Goldfarb; David Elliot (Bet Shemesh, IL), Goldman; Andrew (Bet Shemesh, IL)
Title: Personalized installation files
Patent Number: 7,877,746

Inventors: Kai; Manabu (Kawasaki, JP), Yamanaka; Kazunori (Kawasaki, JP), Hasegawa; Tsuyoshi (Kawasaki, JP), Maniwa; Toru (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Superconductive filter module, superconductive filter assembly and heat insulating type coaxial cable
Patent Number: 7,174,197

Inventors: Kaiho; Toshimitsu (Tokyo, JP), Tsuruno; Shouzou (Yokosuka, JP), Sekine; Souhei (Yokosuka, JP), Kusu; Kenjirou (Anjou, JP)
Title: External-combustion, closed-cycle thermal engine
Patent Number: 8,938,942

Inventors: Kakehata; Tetsuya (Isehara, JP), Kuriki; Kazutaka (Ebina, JP)
Title: Substrate for manufacturing semiconductor device and manufacturing method thereof
Patent Number: 7,875,532

Inventors: Kallman; Magnus (Motala, SE), Hjalmarsson; Magnus (Motala, SE)
Title: Suspension apparatus for a work implement, work implement for use with such an apparatus, and vehicle provided with the suspension apparatus
Patent Number: 7,877,834

Inventors: Kamada; Atsushi (Aichi-ken, JP), Taniguchi; Masahiro (Aichi-ken, JP)
Title: Control apparatus and method for shift-position changing mechanism
Patent Number: 7,874,225

Inventors: Kamal; Ahmed (Hyderabad, IN), Ramesh; Gollapalli B. Khanna (Hyderabad, IN), Rondla; Ramu (Hyderabad, IN)
Title: Pyrrolo [2,1-c][1,4]benzodiazepine-anthraquinone conjugates useful as antitumour agents
Patent Number: 7,173,026

Inventors: Kamata; Takeshi (Shizuoka, JP), Sugimura; Keigo (Shizuoka, JP), Suzuki; Shigeharu (Shizuoka, JP), Yagi; Kiyoshi (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Method for coating electrical cable
Patent Number: 7,875,309

Inventors: Kamatani; Jun (Tokyo, JP), Horiuchi; Takayuki (Tokyo, JP), Yamada; Naoki (Inagi, JP), Saitoh; Akihito (Gotemba, JP)
Title: Organic compound having acenaphtho[1,2-k]benzo[e]acephenanthrene derivative, light-emitting device, and image display apparatus
Patent Number: 8,940,413

Inventors: Kamath; Dayavanti G. (Santa Clara, CA), Kamble; Keshav (Fremont, CA), Kumar; Deepak (Santa Clara, CA), Leu; Dar-Ren (San Jose, CA), Pandey; Vijoy (San Jose, CA)
Title: Credit-based network congestion management
Patent Number: 8,942,094

Inventors: Kamei; Masahiro (Nagoya, JP)
Title: Exercise music support apparatus
Patent Number: 8,940,990

Inventors: Kamiyama; Haruki (Osaka, JP), Fujita; Hideaki (Osaka, JP), Fujioka; Kazushi (Osaka, JP), Okuno; Hiroki (Osaka, JP)
Title: Fresnel lens
Patent Number: 8,941,932

Inventors: Kan; Keizo (Osaka, JP), Ohtani; Tadaaki (Osaka, JP)
Title: Benzazepine compound
Patent Number: 8,940,727

Inventors: Kandler; Michael (Munchen, DE)
Title: Sensor module
Patent Number: 7,171,849

Inventors: Kaneda; Yasunori (Sagamihara, JP), Shinohara; Daisuke (Yokohama, JP), Fujita; Takahiro (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Management of hierarchically configured storage
Patent Number: 7,174,425

Inventors: Kaneko; Mineo (Tokyo, JP), Tsuchii; Ken (Kanagawa, JP), Tsukuda; Keiichiro (Kanagawa, JP), Oikawa; Masaki (Tokyo, JP), Yabe; Kenji (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Ink jet recording heat and ink discharge method
Patent Number: 7,172,264

Inventors: Kaneko; Shuhei (Hino, JP), Miyazawa; Takashi (Hachioji, JP)
Title: Lens barrel
Patent Number: 7,876,514

Inventors: Kang; Ho Joong (Uijeongbu-si, KR)
Title: Reflective illuminating optical system
Patent Number: 7,172,287

Inventors: Kang; Jin-won (Cheonan-si, KR), Lee; Jun-young (Yongin-si, KR), Kim; Jung-hyeon (Hwaseong-si, KR)
Title: Vacuum type pickup apparatus and vacuum type pickup method
Patent Number: 7,878,564

Inventors: Kano; Shinya (Inagi, JP)
Title: Apparatus and method for establishing tunnels between nodes in a communication network
Patent Number: 8,942,238

Inventors: Karaoguz; Jeyhan (Irvine, CA), Bennett; James D. (Hroznetin, CZ)
Title: Adaptive control of display characteristics of pixels of a LCD based on video content
Patent Number: 8,941,639

Inventors: Karasawa; Hiroyuki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: QC phantom
Patent Number: 7,173,238

Inventors: Karczewicz; Marta (San Diego, CA)
Title: Efficient significant coefficients coding in scalable video codecs
Patent Number: 8,942,292

Inventors: Karczewicz; Marta (San Diego, CA), Chien; Wei-Jung (San Diego, CA), Wang; Xianglin (San Diego, CA)
Title: Variable length coding of coded block pattern (CBP) in video compression
Patent Number: 8,942,282

Inventors: Kariat; Vinod (Sunnyvale, CA), Dong; Xiaopeng (San Jose, CA), Noice; David (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for substrate noise analysis using substrate tile model and tile grid
Patent Number: 7,877,713

Inventors: Karpas; Zeev (Omer, IL), Marcus; Shmuel (Kfar-Saba, IL), Golan; Moshe (Arad, IL)
Title: Method for the diagnosis of pathological conditions in animals
Patent Number: 8,942,926

Inventors: Karpov; Andrey (Mannheim, DE), Hibst; Hartmut (Schriesheim, DE), Eling; Berend (Lemfoerde, DE), Duwenhorst; Joern (Lemoerde, DE), Riggs; Richard (Mannheim, DE), Traut; Alexander (Schriesheim, DE), Kujat; Christof (Neustadt, DE), Roeger; Cornelia (Schwetzingen, DE), Krausche; Christian (Ruedlingen, CH)
Title: Dispersions comprising functionalized oxidic nanoparticles
Patent Number: 8,940,814

Inventors: Karr; Stephanie (Tigard, OR)
Title: Cup cover
Patent Number: 7,874,452

Inventors: Kashiki; Yasutaka (Hino, JP)
Title: Zoom lens and imaging apparatus using the same
Patent Number: 7,173,770

Inventors: Kashima; Koji (Kanagawa, JP), Wakita; Yoshihiro (Tokyo, JP), Yamazaki; Takeshi (Kanagawa, JP), Wada; Seiji (Kanagawa, JP), Kimura; Natsuki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Sleep aid device and method, program and recording medium
Patent Number: 8,939,884

Inventors: Kasperek; Michael (Raleigh, NC)
Title: Handheld fish measuring apparatus with integral camera
Patent Number: 7,173,197

Inventors: Katano; Kiyoshi (Chiba, JP)
Title: Print control apparatus, print control method, and storage medium storing program
Patent Number: 8,941,866

Inventors: Katayama; Shu (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Performance measuring device for golf club
Patent Number: 7,874,928

Inventors: Kato; Hiroaki (Hekinan, JP), Mikamo; Satoru (Okazaki, JP)
Title: Vehicle steering apparatus
Patent Number: 7,878,295

Inventors: Kato; Hiroshi (Hyogo, JP), Taito; Yasuhiko (Hyogo, JP), Ooishi; Tsukasa (Hyogo, JP), Ohtani; Jun (Hyogo, JP)
Title: Nonvolatile semiconductor memory device capable of uniformly inputting/outputting data
Patent Number: 7,173,857

Inventors: Kato; Kiyoshi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Nonvolatile memory and method of driving the same
Patent Number: 7,173,858

Inventors: Kato; Masataka (Musashino, JP), Adachi; Tetsuo (Hachioji, JP), Tanaka; Toshihiro (Akigawa, JP), Sasaki; Toshio (Tokyo, JP), Kume; Hitoshi (Musashino, JP), Kimura; Katsutaka (Akishima, JP)
Title: Nonvolatile semiconductor memory
Patent Number: 7,173,853

Inventors: Kato; Motoki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Information processing apparatus, information processing method and recording medium
Patent Number: 8,942,546

Inventors: Katoh; Makoto (Toyota, JP), Iwahara; Toshio (Okazaki, JP), Kamiya; Haruhisa (Anjo, JP), Ogino; Tetsuya (Toyota, JP), Asano; Kosei (Aichi-ken, JP), Shibata; Minoru (Aichi-ken, JP), Katagiri; Katsuhiro (Aichi-ken, JP), Suyama; Hiroshi (Aichi-ken, JP), Sakakibara; Yasuhiro (Aichi-ken, JP)
Title: Clip
Patent Number: 7,874,048

Inventors: Katoh; Naoya (Chiba, JP), Ohta; Noboru (Rochester, NY), Quan; Shuxue (Rochester, NY), Rosen; Mitchell (Rochester, NY)
Title: System and method for analyzing, optimizing and/or designing spectral sensitivity curves for an imaging device
Patent Number: 7,173,657

Inventors: Katoh; Satoshi (Miyagi, JP), Tsubaki; Kengo (Miyagi, JP)
Title: Stencil printing apparatus having controlled thermal head for perforating stencil
Patent Number: 7,878,117

Inventors: Katoh; Tomomi (Kanagawa, JP), Ito; Yoichi (Tokyo, JP), Noda; Hiroshi (Kanagawa, JP), Ichinowatari; Jun (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus including liquid ejection head
Patent Number: 8,939,558

Inventors: Katsuki; Shozo (Yamaguchi, JP), Saitoh; Yutaka (Tokyo, JP), Tanaka; Tsutomu (Tokyo, JP), Ohnishi; Akira (Tokyo, JP), Tachikawa; Sumitaka (Atsugi, JP)
Title: Wireless measuring device
Patent Number: 7,174,268

Inventors: Katsunuma; Atsushi (Saitamu-ken, JP)
Title: Spectroscope with thermal compensation mechanism
Patent Number: 7,173,695

Inventors: Katsuyama; Yoshiro (Shizuoka, JP), Konda; Junji (Aichi, JP), Teranishi; Manabu (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Signal transmission cable with connector
Patent Number: 7,173,182

Inventors: Kaufman; Judd C. (Chicago, IL)
Title: One-piece wind deflector for spanning multiple-paned vehicle window
Patent Number: 7,172,240

Inventors: Kawabe; Noriko (Nagoya, JP), Kondo; Hakudai (Nagoya, JP), Kobayashi; Shinji (Tokai, JP), Murata; Susumu (Toyoake, JP), Kato; Masato (Kasugai, JP), Kasugai; Atsushi (Nagoya, JP)
Title: Printer
Patent Number: 7,874,752

Inventors: Kawada; Ryoichi (Saitama, JP), Koike; Atsushi (Saitama, JP), Wada; Masahiro (Saitama, JP), Matsumoto; Shuichi (Saitama, JP)
Title: Apparatus for fault detection for parallelly transmitted audio signals and apparatus for delay difference detection and adjustment for parallelly transmitted audio signals
Patent Number: 7,876,907

Inventors: Kawaguchi; Hiroshi (Hyogo, JP), Yoshimoto; Masahiko (Hyogo, JP), Konishi; Toshihiro (Hyogo, JP), Izumi; Shintaro (Hyogo, JP), Okuno; Keisuke (Hyogo, JP)
Title: TD converter and AD converter with no operational amplifier and no switched capacitor
Patent Number: 8,941,524

Inventors: Kawai; Hisashi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image input apparatus
Patent Number: 7,173,628

Inventors: Kawai; Yoshio (Ota, JP), Yanagisawa; Yuichi (Maebashi, JP), Ohhashi; Hironori (Isesaki, JP)
Title: Seal structure for electronic control device
Patent Number: 8,942,001

Inventors: Kawamura; Tomoto (Tokyo, JP), Sugita; Masataka (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Optical pickup and optical drive
Patent Number: 7,876,659

Inventors: Kawamura; Yoshihiro (Fussa, JP), Ogura; Naotsugu (Fussa, JP)
Title: Compact chemical reactor and compact chemical reactor system
Patent Number: 7,172,736

Inventors: Kawamura; Yoshihiro (Makinohara, JP)
Title: Component fixing method
Patent Number: 7,877,867

Inventors: Kawano; Seiichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Data collecting apparatus and gateway apparatus
Patent Number: 7,877,634

Inventors: Kawasaki; Hideji (Neyagawa, JP), Kiyota; Kenji (Shijyonawate, JP)
Title: Folding mobile communication terminal
Patent Number: 7,173,665

Inventors: Kawasaki; Hiroshi (Saitama, JP), Furukawa; Ryo (Hiroshima, JP)
Title: Three-dimensional shape measuring method and apparatus for the same
Patent Number: 7,876,455

Inventors: Kawasaki; Kenichi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Large scale integrated circuit for dynamically changing resonant point
Patent Number: 8,943,333

Inventors: Kawatani; Teruyuki (Kashiwara, JP), Miyata; Yasuhiro (Yamatokooriyama, JP), Seo; Nobuyuki (Yamatokooriyama, JP), Ishii; Tomohiro (Yamatotakada, JP)
Title: Fastening structure including a bolt having a serration that is press-fit into a bolthole of a flange
Patent Number: 7,172,379

Inventors: Keam; Nigel (Redmond, WA)
Title: Optically readable tag
Patent Number: 7,874,496

Inventors: Keam; Nigel (Redmond, WA)
Title: Distance estimation based on image contrast
Patent Number: 7,876,424

Inventors: Keck-Antoine; Klaus (Jette-Bruxelles, BE), Totelin; Claude (Woluwe St Lambert-Bruxelles, BE), Dejolier; Bruno (St Stevens Woluwe, BE)
Title: Colour stabilised polyolefins
Patent Number: 7,875,663

Inventors: Kein; Thibault (Toulouse, FR)
Title: Method of adapting an internal combustion engine to the quality of the fuel used
Patent Number: 7,877,191

Inventors: Keinan; Ehud (Timrat, IL)
Title: Synthetic binding pairs comprising cucurbituril derivatives and polyammonium compounds and uses thereof
Patent Number: 7,875,713

Inventors: Keithley; Douglas G (Boise, ID)
Title: Method and apparatus for dynamically generating a stochastic threshold table
Patent Number: 8,941,884

Inventors: Keller; Danny D. (Sanger, TX), Ettelson; Steven K. (Hollis, NH)
Title: Pneumatic carrier
Patent Number: 7,874,768

Inventors: Keller; Manfred (Riegel, DE)
Title: Method and device for increasing the long-term operational reliability of a fiber optic interferometer
Patent Number: 7,173,712

Inventors: Kelly; Bryan M. (Alamo, CA), Patel; Pravinkumar (Las Vegas, NV), Reddy; Mettu R. (Marshfield, WI), Green; Anthony E. (Henderson, NV), Crowder, Jr.; Robert W. (Las Vegas, NV)
Title: Networked gaming system having a browser manager
Patent Number: 8,943,185

Inventors: Kemp; Quintana (San Diego, CA), Ho; Tin Ray (Kowloon, HK)
Title: Collapsible shoe and replaceable straps and methods for making and using same
Patent Number: 8,938,891

Inventors: Kempf; Dale (Manton, CA), Lum; Ken (Fresno, CA)
Title: Water control fixture having thermostatically controlled bypass valve
Patent Number: 7,874,498

Inventors: Kennan; John Joseph (Midland, MI), Lee; Michael Kang-Jen (Midland, MI)
Title: Sulfonate functional organopolysiloxanes
Patent Number: 7,875,694

Inventors: Kennon; Add (Vallejo, CA)
Title: Portable fire extinguisher stand system
Patent Number: 7,171,736

Inventors: Kenny; Robert (Centennial, CO), Reeves; Stuart (Cheltenham, GB), Ford; Keith (Cheltenham, GB), Grosh; John W. (Centennial, CO), Stutzman; Spring (Sidney, NE), Anderson; Roger (Sidney, NE), Wiekhorst; David (Sidney, NE), Johnston; Fred (Sidney, NE)
Title: Cable with offset filler
Patent Number: 7,875,800

Inventors: Kenyon; Stephen C. (Fairfax, VA), Simkins; Laura (Clarksburg, MD)
Title: Audio identification system and method
Patent Number: 7,174,293

Inventors: Keramane; Cherif (Morrisville, NC)
Title: Digital rights management apparatus, methods and multimedia products using biometric data
Patent Number: 7,174,567

Inventors: Keskiniva; Markku (Tampere, FI), Maki; Jorma (Mutala, FI), Esko; Mauri (Ikaalinen, FI), Ahola; Erkki (Kangasala, FI), Helin; Aimo (Tampere, FI)
Title: Pressure-fluid-operated percussion device
Patent Number: 7,878,263

Inventors: Key; Stephen M. (Modesto, CA)
Title: Rotatable label system and method
Patent Number: 7,172,668

Inventors: Khan; Imran (Perrysburg, OH), Gloeckler; Markus (Perrysburg, OH), Trivedi; Jigish (Perrysburg, OH), Truman; Thomas (Toledo, OH)
Title: Electrical bias methods and apparatus for photovoltaic device manufacture
Patent Number: 8,940,556

Inventors: Khater; Marwan H. (Yorktown Heights, NY), Ning; Tak H. (Yorktown Heights, NY), Sekaric; Lidija (Yorktown Heights, NY), Zafar; Sufi (Yorktown Heights, NY)
Title: Sensor for biomolecules
Patent Number: 8,940,548

Inventors: Khazeni; Kasra (San Jose, CA), Kothari; Manish (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Simultaneous light collection and illumination on an active display
Patent Number: 8,941,631

Inventors: Khoshnevis; Behrokh (Marina del Rey, CA)
Title: Multi-chamber vibrating valve for cementitious material
Patent Number: 7,878,789

Inventors: Kidokoro; Hiroyuki (Kariya, JP)
Title: Seat brake apparatus
Patent Number: 7,172,047

Inventors: Kies; Jonathan K. (Encinitas, CA), Chmaytelli; Mazen (San Diego, CA), Altman; Steven R. (Poway, CA)
Title: Apparatus and methods for retrieving/ downloading content on a communication device
Patent Number: 8,943,164

Inventors: Kigami; Hiroyuki (Kanagawa, JP), Tanimoto; Manabu (Kanagawa, JP), Nakajo; Noaki (Kanagawa, JP), Iri; Junichiro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing a liquid jet recording head
Patent Number: 7,171,748

Inventors: Kikuchi; Susumu (Hachioji, JP)
Title: Arranging a plurality of imaging pixels in an imaging acquisition apparatus
Patent Number: 7,173,658

Inventors: Kim; Bong Hwan (Seoul, KR), Kim; Jong Bok (Goyang-si, KR), Park; Bum Jin (Seoul, KR)
Title: Method for manufacturing probe structure of probe card
Patent Number: 7,875,193

Inventors: Kim; Bong-Su (Daejeon, KR), Kim; Kwang Seon (Daejeon, KR), Kang; Min Soo (Daejeon, KR), Byun; Woo Jin (Daejeon, KR), Park; Hung Chul (Seoul, KR)
Title: Antenna switching apparatus based on spatial modulation
Patent Number: 8,942,307

Inventors: Kim; Byoung Koo (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Methods of detecting DNS flooding attack according to characteristics of type of attack traffic
Patent Number: 8,943,586

Inventors: Kim; Chul-min (Suwon, KR)
Title: Method for designing de-emphasis circuit for video signal processing integrated circuit and integrated circuit made by the same
Patent Number: 7,174,082

Inventors: Kim; Dong-Gyu (Yongin-si, KR), Moon; Sung-Jae (Seoul, KR)
Title: Display substrate and display device having the same
Patent Number: 7,876,389

Inventors: Kim; Duck Hoon (Seoul, KR), Baik; Young-Ki (Seoul, KR), Lee; Te-Won (Seoul, KR)
Title: Detecting embossed characters on form factor
Patent Number: 8,942,420

Inventors: Kim; Hee-Tak (Yongin-si, KR), Cho; Sung-Yong (Yongin-si, KR), Kim; Tae-Yoon (Yongin-si, KR), Song; Kah-Young (Yongin-si, KR), Han; Sang-Il (Yongin-si, KR), Min; Myoung-Ki (Yongin-si, KR), Chai; Geun-Seok (Yongin-si, KR), Shin; Soon-Cheol (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Membrane electrode assembly for fuel cell and fuel cell stack
Patent Number: 8,940,450

Inventors: Kim; Hyun-Soo (Daejon, KR), Sim; Eun Deok (Daejon, KR)
Title: Parabolic waveguide-type collimating lens and tunable external cavity laser diode provided with the same
Patent Number: 7,174,068

Inventors: Kim; Hyun-Su (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Choi; Gil-Heyun (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Kang; Sang-Bom (Seoul, KR), Sohn; Woong-Hee (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Yun; Jong-Ho (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Moon; Kwang-Jin (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Methods for forming cobalt layers including introducing vaporized cobalt precursors and methods for manufacturing semiconductor devices using the same
Patent Number: 7,172,967

Inventors: Kim; Hyung Seok (Portland, OR), Li; Yee W. (Beaverton, OR), Ravi; Ashoke (Hillsboro, OR), Lakdawala; Hasnain (Beaverton, OR)
Title: Resistor-based .SIGMA.-.DELTA.DAC
Patent Number: 8,941,520

Inventors: Kim; Hyung Sun (Seoul, KR), Stechkine; Alexandre (Seoul, KR), Kim; Byung Jin (Songnam-shi, KR), Um; Soung Hyun (Anyang-shi, KR)
Title: Copy protection method and system for digital media
Patent Number: 7,877,813

Inventors: Kim; Hyung-Kyoon (Suwon, KR), Lee; Seung-Ho (Anyang, KR), Pyo; Sang-Yeon (Suwon, KR), Park; Chan-Woo (Anyang, KR), Lee; Myung-Gyu (Suwon, KR), Kim; Hyun-Sook (Seoul, KR)
Title: Washing machine
Patent Number: 7,171,828

Inventors: Kim; Jan-Dee (Yongin-si, KR), Suh; Jun-Won (Yongin-si, KR), Kwon; Young-Sun (Yongin-si, KR), Kweon; Ho-Jin (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Fuel cell and manufacturing method of the same
Patent Number: 8,940,456

Inventors: Kim; Jong Hae (Suwon-si, KR), Oh; Dong Seong (Incheon-si, KR), Jang; Dea Min (Anyang-si, KR), Kim; Jin Wook (Seoul, KR), Lee; Il Woon (Suwon-si, KR), Won; Jae Sun (Suwon-si, KR), Dzhunusbekov; Erlan (Suwon-si, KR), Berdnikov; Dmitry (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Power converter transformer for suppressing conduction EMI and power supply having its transformer
Patent Number: 7,876,581

Inventors: Kim; Jong Sun (Bucheon-si, KR)
Title: Unpowered apparatus for preventing backflow
Patent Number: 8,939,169

Inventors: Kim; Jong-Hwan (Seoul, KR)
Title: Method for transmitting and receiving a message using a mobile communication terminal
Patent Number: 7,876,783

Inventors: Kim; Kun (Gyunggi-do, KR), Kim; Hyung Kyu (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Sealing composition for HDD motor and HDD motor fabricated using the same
Patent Number: 8,940,825

Inventors: Kim; Kwang Soo (Gyunggi-do, KR), Lee; Young Ki (Gyunggi-do, KR), Choi; Seog Moon (Gyunggi-do, KR), Park; Sung Keun (Gyunggi-do, KR)
Title: Power module package and system module having the same
Patent Number: 8,941,220

Inventors: Kim; Min-Su (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Non-volatile memory device
Patent Number: 8,943,262

Inventors: Kim; Samuel (Austin, TX), Saeedi; Ehsan (Seattle, WA), Amirparviz; Babak (Seattle, WA)
Title: Self-assembly of elements using microfluidic traps
Patent Number: 7,874,474

Inventors: Kim; Sang-Gab (Seoul, KR), Oh; Min-Seok (Yongin-si, KR), Chin; Hong-Kee (Suwon-si, KR), Park; Jeong-Min (Seoul, KR), Kim; Shi-Yul (Yongin-si, KR), Choe; Hee-Hwan (Incheon-si, KR)
Title: Thin film transistor array panel and method for manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 7,876,412

Inventors: Kim; Seon Jin (Seoul, KR), Kim; Gyung Guk (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Kim; Ji Hui (Seoul, KR), Kim; Ki Nam (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Kim; Ji Young (Gangwon-do, KR)
Title: Fe-based alloy having corrosion resistance and abrasion resistance and preparation method thereof
Patent Number: 7,875,134

Inventors: Kim; Seung-Woo (Seoul, KR), Lee; Jeong-Seok (Anyang-si, KR), Hwang; Seong-Taek (Pyeongtaek-si, KR)
Title: Broad-band light source using a semiconductor optical amplifier
Patent Number: 7,173,757

Inventors: Kim; Yong Tae (Suwon-si, KR), Hong, Jr.; Jung Taek (Suwon-si, KR), Park; Kyung Su (Suwon-si, KR), Moon; Dong Su (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Vibration generation device
Patent Number: 8,941,273

Inventors: Kim; Yoonho (Shiga, JP), Serizawa; Takeshi (Shiga, JP), Nakajima; Akira (Shiga, JP)
Title: Plasma actuator
Patent Number: 8,941,291

Inventors: Kim; Young Tae (Seoul, KR), Nam; Kwang Hee (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Baek; Chun Ho (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Lee; Dong Kyu (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Exhaust manifold
Patent Number: 8,938,955

Inventors: Kimura; Akira (Ibaraki, JP)
Title: Remote controller
Patent Number: 7,173,559

Inventors: Kimura; Mutsumi (Suwa, JP), Matsueda; Yojiro (Chino, JP), Ozawa; Tokuroh (Suwa, JP), Quinn; Michael (London, GB)
Title: Transistor circuit, display panel and electronic apparatus
Patent Number: 7,173,584

Inventors: King; Eric (Dripping Springs, TX), Melanson; John L. (Austin, TX)
Title: Duty factor probing of a triac-based dimmer
Patent Number: 8,941,316

Inventors: King; Matthew Edward (Pflugerville, TX), Liu; Peichum Peter (Austin, TX), Mui; David (Round Rock, TX), Yamazaki; Takeshi (Austin, TX)
Title: Apparatus, computer program product, and system for completing a plurality of chained list DMA commands that include a fenced list DMA command element
Patent Number: 7,877,523

Inventors: Kirby; Ian (Stevenage, GB), Taylor; Alex H. (King of Prussia, PA), Webb; Thomas Matthew (Stevenage, GB), Xue; Yu (King of Prussia, PA)
Title: CD127 binding proteins
Patent Number: 8,940,303

Inventors: Kirchhoff; Leland W. (Santa Barbara, CA), Trandal; David S. (Santa Barbara, CA)
Title: Methods and systems for call processing in a wireline and wireless network
Patent Number: 8,942,688

Inventors: Kirchner; Jens (Vorbeck, DE), Gopfert; Ulf (Rostock, DE), Koop; Karsten (Rostock, DE)
Title: Wind energy plant with a pitch bearing
Patent Number: 7,874,800

Inventors: Kirkland; Dustin C. (Austin, TX)
Title: On-demand media streaming from a user's own library to a receiving device of the user
Patent Number: 7,877,497

Inventors: Kirkpatrick; Scott (Jerusalem, IL), Weinshall; Daphna (Jerusalem, IL)
Title: Imprinting an identification certificate
Patent Number: 7,174,459

Inventors: Kish; John A. (Des Moines, IA)
Title: Method and apparatus for evacuating pockets of injected fluid in meat products
Patent Number: 7,172,781

Inventors: Kishi; Naoki (Musashino, JP), Hara; Hitoshi (Musashino, JP), Watanabe; Tetsuya (Musashino, JP), Suzuki; Kentaro (Musashino, JP)
Title: Thermal conductivity detector and gas chromatograph using same
Patent Number: 8,939,012

Inventors: Kishima; Koichiro (Kanagawa, JP), Narusawa; Ryu (Kanagawa, JP), Matsunobu; Goh (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Method for detection of specimen region, apparatus for detection of specimen region, and program for detection of specimen region
Patent Number: 8,942,417

Inventors: Kishimoto; Toshimichi (Hadano, JP), Igarashi; Yoshinori (Odawara, JP), Yagi; Shuichi (Matsuda, JP)
Title: Storage device and method of setting configuration information of same
Patent Number: 7,877,520

Inventors: Kitamura; Takeshi (Kyoto, JP), Kondo; Yasukazu (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Back light unit for liquid crystal display device and method for manufacturing the unit
Patent Number: 7,173,677

Inventors: Kitamura; Yoshiharu (Aikawa-machi, JP), Saito; Makoto (Miyata-mura, JP), Nakahara; Yohei (Miyata-mura, JP)
Title: Hinge device
Patent Number: 7,874,045

Inventors: Kitani; Satoshi (Tokyo, JP), Moriichi; Munetoshi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Recording method, recording apparatus, reproducing method and reproducing apparatus
Patent Number: 7,173,889

Inventors: Kitchens, Sr.; James Larry (Lake Butler, FL)
Title: Vehicle-mountable hoist
Patent Number: 7,878,484

Inventors: Kiuru; Erkki Sakari (Espoo, FI), Sipila; Heikki Johannes (Espoo, FI)
Title: Drift-type detector with limited noise level
Patent Number: 7,173,250

Inventors: Klaphake; Andrew J. (Minneapolis, MN), Kuschel; Anthony J. (Plymouth, MN), Thul; Dain D. (Coon Rapids, MN), Johnson; Andrew J. (Brooklyn Park, MN)
Title: Piston bores and methods of manufacturing piston bores for a series progressive divider valve
Patent Number: 8,939,176

Inventors: Klassen; R. Victor (Webster, NY), Mantell; David A. (Rochester, NY)
Title: Intercolor bleed reduction in liquid ink printers
Patent Number: 7,173,734

Inventors: Klehn; Russell (Valencia, CA), Safarevich; Sergey (Valencia, CA)
Title: Implantable medical device having a casing providing high-speed telemetry
Patent Number: 7,174,212

Inventors: Kleiman; Steven R. (Los Altos, CA), Hitz; David (Los Altos, CA), Harris; Guy (Mountain View, CA), O'Malley; Sean W. (Tucson, AZ), Malcolm; Michael (Los Altos, CA), Lau; James (Los Altos Hills, CA), Rakitzis; Byron (Burlingame, CA)
Title: File system image transfer
Patent Number: 7,174,352

Inventors: Klein; Israel Jay (San Diego, CA), Gilbert; Shelden L. (San Diego, CA), Stanwood; Kenneth L. (Cardiff by the Sea, CA), Behar; Jacques (San Diego, CA)
Title: Method and system for reducing channel interference in a frame-synchronized wireless communication system
Patent Number: 7,877,061

Inventors: Kleinekofort; Wolfgang (Kelkheim, DE)
Title: Method and device for determining blood flow in a vascular access
Patent Number: 7,172,569

Inventors: Kliewer; Joerg (Munich, DE), Proell; Manfred (Dorfen, DE), Schroeder; Stephan (Munich, DE), Eggers; Georg (Munich, DE), Ruf; Wolfgang (Friedberg, DE), Hass; Hermann (Hoehenkirchen-Siegertsbrunn, DE)
Title: Method and apparatus for testing a memory chip using a common node for multiple inputs and outputs
Patent Number: 7,877,649

Inventors: Klincewicz; John Gregory (Wayside, NJ), Choudhury; Gagan (Jackson, NJ)
Title: Methods and apparatus to determine a capacity for a network layer topology
Patent Number: 8,942,138

Inventors: Klingner; Thomas D. (Prospect Heights, IL)
Title: Method for minimizing absorption of and effecting removal of contaminant chemicals
Patent Number: 7,172,995

Inventors: Klomp; Albert Jan Hendrik (Eindhoven, NL), Hoogkamp; Jan Frederik (Breda, NL), Vugts; Josephus Cornelius Johannes Antonius (Waalwijk, NL), Livesey; Robert Gordon (Haywards Heath, GB), Franssen; Johannes Hendrikus Gertrudis (Eersel, NL)
Title: Load lock and method for transferring objects
Patent Number: 7,878,755

Inventors: Klosa; Klaus Ulrich (Gruningen, CH), Petignat; Guy (Herrliberg, CH)
Title: Method for operating non-contact identification media
Patent Number: 7,172,128

Inventors: Knapp; Friedrich (85591 Vaterstetten, DE)
Title: Fastening device with improved fastening portion for securement of a glass pane or a plate in a frame
Patent Number: 7,877,939

Inventors: Knappmann; Stephan (Rottweil, DE)
Title: Apparatus comprising a pickup providing three beams for reading data from or writing data to an optical storage medium, and respective optical storage medium
Patent Number: 7,876,650

Inventors: Knittel; Joachim (Tuttlingen, DE), Przygodda; Frank (Villingen-Schwenningen, DE)
Title: Method for wavelength mismatch compensation in a holographic storage system
Patent Number: 7,876,482

Inventors: Knoop; Dale (Leawood, KS)
Title: Method and system for automatically tracking phone cells
Patent Number: 7,174,164

Inventors: Knorr; Markus (Augsburg, DE)
Title: Direct-drive built-in motor with special sensor attachment
Patent Number: 7,876,001

Inventors: Knowles; Andrew T. (Raleigh, NC)
Title: Apparatus and system for prompt digital photo delivery and archival
Patent Number: 7,173,651

Inventors: Ko; Chung Chi (Nantou, TW), Jang; Syun Ming (Hsin-Chu, TW)
Title: Method of preventing photoresist poisoning of a low-dielectric-constant insulator
Patent Number: 7,172,964

Inventors: Ko; Kenneth D. (Clearwater, FL), Anderton; David O. (Rancho Margarita, CA), Eldumiati; Ismail I. (Irvine, CA), Gronemeyer; Steven A. (Cedar Rapids, IA), Harmer; Don L. (Anaheim, CA), Henderson; P. Michael (Tustin, CA), Peshkin; Joel D. (Irvine, CA), Rahamim; Raphael (Orange, CA), Stubbe; Frederic M. (Irvine, CA), Walley; John S. (Lake Forest, CA), Walley; Kenneth S. (Portola Hills, CA), Wan; Yongbing (Irvine, CA), Zuranski; Edward S. (Largo, FL), Haque; Jamal (Tampa, FL), Tzouris; Anthony A. (Clearwater, FL), Patravali; Shrenik P. (St. Petersburg, FL), Yang; Ganning (Irvine, CA)
Title: Modulation switching for DSL signal transmission
Patent Number: 7,173,944

Inventors: Kobayashi; Fumio (Kiryu, JP)
Title: Wiper system
Patent Number: 7,874,037

Inventors: Kobayashi; Hiroki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Memory device
Patent Number: 7,174,558

Inventors: Kobayashi; Naoki (Aichi, JP), Tsuruta; Akihiro (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Lever jig and connector apparatus
Patent Number: 8,938,873

Inventors: Kobayashi; Naoki (Toyota, JP), Tsuruta; Akihiro (Fujieda, JP)
Title: Lever jig and connector apparatus
Patent Number: 8,938,874

Inventors: Kobayashi; Noriaki (Tokyo, JP), Kamiya; Satoshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Network system and frame communication method
Patent Number: 8,942,097

Inventors: Kobayashi; Yasushi (Kawasaki, JP), Nakata; Yoshihiro (Kawasaki, JP), Ozaki; Shirou (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Insulating film material, multilayer interconnection structure, method for manufacturing same, and method for manufacturing semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,875,981

Inventors: Kobayashi; Yoshiaki (Hitachinaka, JP)
Title: Semiconductor integrated circuit device manufacturing method including static charge elimination
Patent Number: 7,172,981

Inventors: Kobialka; Claus (Durach, AT)
Title: Method and apparatus using a sensor for finish-machining teeth
Patent Number: 7,172,495

Inventors: Kodama; Sho (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Encoder, decoder and data processing system
Patent Number: 8,941,515

Inventors: Kodama; Shoji (Sagamihara, JP), Kumazawa; Kiyotake (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Backup executability judging system
Patent Number: 7,877,359

Inventors: Kodama; Yoshiyuki (Chino, JP), Hiramatsu; Kazunori (Okaya, JP)
Title: Writing device for color electronic paper
Patent Number: 7,876,312

Inventors: Kodate; Manabu (Kangawan-ken, JP), Kanzaki; Eisuke (Kangawan-ken, JP)
Title: Image display device, pixel drive method, and scan line drive circuit
Patent Number: 7,173,600

Inventors: Koermer; Gerald S. (Roseland, NJ), Speronello; Barry K. (Montgomery Township, NJ), Hratko; Linda (Colonia, NJ)
Title: Device for generating aqueous chlorine dioxide solutions
Patent Number: 7,875,238

Inventors: Koh; Yong Kwon (Daejeon, KR), Park; Kyung Woo (Daejeon, KR), Yoo; Si Won (Seoul, KR), Choi; Jong Won (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Fluid collecting apparatus
Patent Number: 7,878,239

Inventors: Kojima; Akira (Tokyo, JP), Peng; Wei-Wen (Lake Forest, CA)
Title: Structure for air-packing device
Patent Number: 7,874,428

Inventors: Kojima; Yasuhiko (Nirasaki, JP), Oshima; Yasuhiro (Nirasaki, JP)
Title: Cleaning method of treatment equipment and treatment equipment
Patent Number: 7,172,657

Inventors: Kolesnikov; Vladimir Y (Jersey City, NJ)
Title: Privacy-preserving database system
Patent Number: 8,943,331

Inventors: Komarla; Eshwari P. (Karnataka, IN), Zimmer; Vincent J. (Federal Way, WA), Bodas; Devadatta V. (Federal Way, WA)
Title: System and method for adjusting I/O processor frequency in response to determining that a power set point for a storage device has not been reached
Patent Number: 7,174,471

Inventors: Komatsu; Hisataka (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Baba; Junji (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Nuclear medical diagnostic apparatus and method for detecting radiation
Patent Number: 7,173,249

Inventors: Komatsu; Yoshiaki (Yokkaichi, JP)
Title: Information recording and reproducing apparatus
Patent Number: 7,174,503

Inventors: Komitov; Lachezar (SE-411 29 Goteborg, SE)
Title: Liquid crystal device
Patent Number: 7,876,385

Inventors: Kondapalli; Raghu (San Jose, CA)
Title: Message processing
Patent Number: 7,876,686

Inventors: Kondo; Takeyuki (Ibaraki, JP), Kamikawa; Masayuki (Ibaraki, JP), Oka; Kenichiro (Ibaraki, JP), Matsuo; Toshiaki (Ibaraki, JP), Tanto; Masashi (Tokyo, JP), Sase; Yasunari (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Glycerin purification method
Patent Number: 8,940,947

Inventors: Kong; Hongwei (Denville, NJ), Chang; Li Fung (Holmdel, NJ), Liu; Pan (Cliffwood, NJ)
Title: Unified STTD/CLTD dedicated pilot processing
Patent Number: 7,877,071

Inventors: Konigsburg; Brian R. (Austin, TX), Levitan; David Stephen (Austin, TX), Sauer; Wolfram M. (Nufringen, DE), Thomas; Samuel Jonathan (Austin, TX)
Title: Storing branch information in an address table of a processor
Patent Number: 8,943,301

Inventors: Konno; Hidetoshi (Tokyo, JP), Kaneko; Yutaka (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Packaging and filling machine
Patent Number: 8,938,938

Inventors: Konrad; Michael (Pfronten, DE), Schmidt; Dieter (Nesselwang, DE)
Title: Field device with display
Patent Number: 7,174,228

Inventors: Koo; Jae-Bon (Suwon-si, KR), Suh; Min-Chul (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Active matrix organic electroluminescent display device having organic thin-film transistor and method for manufacturing the display device
Patent Number: 7,173,378

Inventors: Koreeda; Daisuke (Saitama, JP), Nakamura; Toshiki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Zoom lens system
Patent Number: 8,941,925

Inventors: Korich; Chris (Oakland, CA)
Title: Apparatus and method for canting a skier
Patent Number: 7,874,591

Inventors: Korner; Klaus (Schoneiche, DE), Berger; Reinhard (Esslingen, DE), Droste; Ulrich (Berlin, DE), Kohler; Christian (Schwaigern, DE), Osten; Wolfgang (Stuttgart, DE), Pruss; Christof (Gerlingen, DE), Ruprecht; Aiko (Wedel, DE), Wiesendanger; Tobias (Rauenberg, DE)
Title: Method and assembly for confocal, chromatic, interferometric and spectroscopic scanning of optical, multi-layer data memories
Patent Number: 7,876,446

Inventors: Kotake; Masayoshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Electronic part manufacturing method and electronic part manufactured by the method
Patent Number: 8,940,120

Inventors: Koudymov; Alexei (Troy, NY), Ramdani; Jamal (Raritan, NJ), Swaminathan; Kierthi (Highland Park, NJ)
Title: Composite wafer for fabrication of semiconductor devices
Patent Number: 8,940,620

Inventors: Kouno; Kazuyuki (Hiratsuka, JP)
Title: Engine start controlling apparatus and method for hybrid vehicle
Patent Number: 7,874,956

Inventors: Kovatch; Frank (Pittsburgh, PA), Molke; Les (Copley, OH), Beaman; Jeffrey (Monaca, PA), Rubb; Justin (Coraopolis, PA)
Title: Footer cleat for insulating concrete form
Patent Number: 7,874,112

Inventors: Koya; Hisanori (Miyakonojyo, JP), Yang; David William (Island South, HK), Williams; Roland Emlyn (Martinez, CA)
Title: System and methods for wind energy recapture from a non natural wind source
Patent Number: 8,939,724

Inventors: Koyanagi; Yoichi (Cupertino, CA), Hidaka; Yasuo (Cupertino, CA), Gai; Weixin (San Jose, CA), Tamura; Hirotaka (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Equalizing a signal for transmission
Patent Number: 7,173,965

Inventors: Kozaki; Yousuke (Amagasaki, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium encoded with image processing program
Patent Number: 8,941,856

Inventors: Krasnov; Alexey (Canton, MI), den Boer; Willem (Brighton, MI), Thomsen; Scott V. (South Lyon, MI), Boyer, Jr.; Leonard L. (Flat Rock, MI)
Title: Rear electrode structure for use in photovoltaic device such as CIGS/CIS photovoltaic device and method of making same
Patent Number: 7,875,945

Inventors: Kriese; Olaf (Lautertal, DE), Cruz; Patricica (Bamberg, DE), Dohles; Hilmar (Itzgrund, DE), Bucker; Rolf (Bamberg, DE), Schreiber; Ronny (Floh-Seligenthal, DE), Stenzel; Manfred (Bamberg, DE), Kruger; Harald (Erlangen, DE)
Title: Adjusting system for a motor vehicle door
Patent Number: 7,877,932

Inventors: Krishnamurthy; Sandeep H. (Mountain View, CA), Brown; Tyler A. (Mundelein, IL), Frank; Colin D. (Park Ridge, IL), Love; Robert T. (Barrington, IL), Nangia; Vijay (Algonquin, IL)
Title: Method and apparatus for antenna array channel feedback
Patent Number: 8,942,302

Inventors: Krishnaswamy; Vinay (Woodinville, WA), Narin; Attila (Bothell, WA), Kostal; Gregory (Kirkland, WA), Yarmolenko; Vladimir (Duvall, WA), Cottrille; Scott C. (Sammamish, WA)
Title: Systems and methods for providing secure server key operations
Patent Number: 7,174,021

Inventors: Kryzak; Thomas J. (Altamont, NY)
Title: Apparatus, system, and method for remediation of contamination
Patent Number: 8,940,161

Inventors: Kubota; Tomonori (Kawasaki, JP), Konoshima; Makiko (Kawasaki, JP), Teshigahara; Yuichiro (Kawasaki, JP), Masatsugu; Hiroyuki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Moving picture coding program, program storage medium, and coding apparatus
Patent Number: 7,876,816

Inventors: Kubota; Yasushi (Sakurai, JP), Washio; Hajime (Tenri, JP), Yoshida; Shigeto (Nabari, JP), Maeda; Kazuhiro (Tenri, JP), Yoneda; Hiroshi (Ikoma, JP)
Title: Shift register circuit, image display apparatus having the circuit, and driving method for LCD devices
Patent Number: 7,173,598

Inventors: Kuelbs; Gregory G. (Westlake, TX), Kuelbs; Gustav P. (Grapevine, TX)
Title: Solar wind chime
Patent Number: 8,941,252

Inventors: Kujala; Kimmo (Espoo, FI)
Title: Network configuration
Patent Number: 8,942,111

Inventors: Kulkarni; Ashwini (Austin, TX), Oliver; Douglas Wayne (Round Rock, TX), Vongvibool; Steven (Austin, TX), Willoughby; David R. (Austin, TX)
Title: Method, system, and product for providing extended error handling capability in host bridges
Patent Number: 7,877,643

Inventors: Kulkarni; Mohan Gopalkrishna (Maharashtra, IN), Patil; Prerana Maruti (Maharashtra, IN)
Title: Water-soluble macromonomers containing terminal unsaturation and a process for the preparation thereof
Patent Number: 7,875,659

Inventors: Kumagai; Noriaki (Susono, JP), Yoshioka; Mamoru (Susono, JP), Takagi; Naoya (Mishima, JP)
Title: Electric heating catalyst
Patent Number: 8,938,952

Inventors: Kumar; Pankaj (Karnataka, IN), Parameswaran; Pramod Elamannu (Karnataka, IN), Kothandaraman; Makeshwar (Whitehall, PA), Deshpande; Vani (Karnataka, IN), Kriz; John (Palmerton, PA)
Title: Floating well circuit operable in a failsafe condition and a tolerant condition
Patent Number: 7,876,132

Inventors: Kumar; Rajesh (Kariya, JP), Yamamoto; Tsuyoshi (Kariya, JP), Nakamura; Hiroki (Kariya, JP)
Title: Silicon carbide semiconductor device and manufacturing method
Patent Number: 7,173,284

Inventors: Kumar; Surender (Palatine, IL), Lukasik; Susan L. (Lombard, IL)
Title: Responding to incoming calls
Patent Number: 8,942,674

Inventors: Kunkel; Christian (Sodertalje, SE), Westerberg; Bjorn (Sodertalje, SE), Haggkvist; Anders (Segeltorp, SE)
Title: Arrangement for supplying a medium into an exhaust gas conduit in an internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 7,877,983

Inventors: Kuo; Chang-Wei (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Clamping device and method for measuring eccentricity of optical-electric coupling member
Patent Number: 8,941,822

Inventors: Kuramori; Akira (Hiratsuka, JP)
Title: Tire wheel set and vehicle having the same
Patent Number: 7,878,601

Inventors: Kuret; Jeff (Dublin, OH), Chirita; Carmen N. (Dublin, OH), Necula; Mihaela (Columbus, OH)
Title: Identifying inhibitors of intracellular protein fibrillization
Patent Number: 7,172,875

Inventors: Kurihara; Kazuaki (Kawasaki, JP), Hida; Masaharu (Kawasaki, JP), Yamanaka; Kazunori (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Thermoelectric conversion element
Patent Number: 8,940,571

Inventors: Kuroda; Daisuke (Tsukuha, JP), Yanadori; Shinichi (Niigata-ken, JP), Watanabe; Mitsuo (Niigata-ken, JP), Miura; Kazuma (Niigata-ken, JP)
Title: Method for manufacturing a stainless steel product and a stainless steel product manufactured by the method
Patent Number: 7,875,128

Inventors: Kuroda; Shinichi (Tokyo, JP), Sekiguchi; Shunichi (Tokyo, JP), Asai; Kohtaro (Tokyo, JP), Nishikawa; Hirofumi (Tokyo, JP), Isu; Yoshimi (Tokyo, JP), Hasegawa; Yuri (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image encoding device and image decoding device
Patent Number: 7,876,818

Inventors: Kuroda; Yoshiharu (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Image forming device
Patent Number: 7,173,409

Inventors: Kurtz; Andrew F. (Macedon, NY), Schroeder; Kurt M. (Spencerport, NY), Rabbani; Majid (Pittsford, NY)
Title: Spectral edge marking for steganography or watermarking
Patent Number: 8,941,886

Inventors: Kurtz; Anthony D. (Saddle River, NJ), Kane; Adam (Morristown, NJ), Kochman; Boaz (New York, NY)
Title: Torque insensitive header assembly
Patent Number: 7,878,069

Inventors: Kusaka; Koji (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Method of detecting residual quantity of ink
Patent Number: 7,874,635

Inventors: Kutan; Serkan M. (Seattle, WA), Cox; Shaun D. (Redmond, WA)
Title: Method and system for rollback-free failure recovery of multi-step procedures
Patent Number: 7,174,479

Inventors: Kutka; Robert (Geltendorf, DE), Panis; Stathis (Limassol, CY)
Title: Method for coding and decoding a digitalized image
Patent Number: 7,173,968

Inventors: Kwa; Seh W. (Saratoga, CA), Ranganathan; Ravi (Sunnyvale, CA), Shi; Jun (San Jose, CA), Vasquez; Maximino (Fremont, CA)
Title: Techniques to control display activity
Patent Number: 8,941,592

Inventors: Kweon; Gi Tae (Ansan-si, KR), Lee; Hyun Wook (Ansan-si, KR), Ji; Hye Kyoung (Ansan-si, KR), Jung; He Won (Ansan-si, KR)
Title: Smart toy driving system for mobile terminal
Patent Number: 8,939,814

Inventors: Kwon; Hye Yeon (Daejeon, KR), Park; Ae Soon (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Data transmitting method for machine type communication service and mobile communication system using the same
Patent Number: 8,942,155

Inventors: Kwon; Yeong Hyeon (Anyang-si, KR), Chung; Jae Hoon (Anyang-si, KR), Han; Seung Hee (Anyang-si, KR), Kim; So Yeon (Anyang-si, KR)
Title: Downlink control information receiving method in wireless communication system and apparatus therefor
Patent Number: 8,942,196

Inventors: Kwon; Yong Il (Suwon, KR), Lee; Hyun Suk (Suwon, KR), Park; Tah Joon (Suwon, KR)
Title: Touch sensing apparatus and method thereof
Patent Number: 8,941,613

Inventors: La Tulipe, Jr.; Douglas C. (New Fairfield, CT), Steen; Steven E. (Peekskill, NY), Topol; Anna W. (Wappingers Falls, NY)
Title: Method, system, program product for bonding two circuitry-including substrates and related stage
Patent Number: 7,875,528

Inventors: Labbi; Abderrahim (Zurich, CH), Vlachos; Michail (Rueschlikon, CH), Boutsidis; Christos (Troy, NY)
Title: Matrix re-ordering and visualization in the presence of data hierarchies
Patent Number: 8,943,106

Inventors: Lablans; Peter (Morris Township, NJ)
Title: Error correcting decoding for convolutional and recursive systematic convolutional encoded sequences
Patent Number: 7,877,670

Inventors: Lading; Gert (Randers NV, DK)
Title: Autonomic rotor system for an aircraft
Patent Number: 8,939,725

Inventors: Lai; Chih-Ming (Miao-Li Hsien, TW), Lee; Tse-An (Miao-Li Hsien, TW)
Title: Light source device, light source module, and method of making the light source device
Patent Number: 7,875,891

Inventors: Lai; Chih-Ming (Miao-Li Hsien, TW), Tsao; Chih-Chung (Miao-Li Hsien, TW)
Title: Illumination device
Patent Number: 7,874,716

Inventors: Lam; Yat-Tung (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Movable tap finite impulse response filter
Patent Number: 7,877,429

Inventors: Lamarche; Francois (Pierrefonds, CA)
Title: High/Low passenger ingress and egress conversion for transit vehicle
Patent Number: 7,171,908

Inventors: Lamb; Peter James Brian (1675 Irene, ZA)
Title: Device for depositing a non-flowable object or a non-flowable medicament in a body cavity
Patent Number: 7,172,573

Inventors: Lamke; Isidore I. (Washington, MO), Plummer; Robert D. (St. Clair, MO), Dinan; Michael E. (Beaufort, MO), Reinhold; Eugene P. (Kirkwood, MO)
Title: LED lamp assembly
Patent Number: 7,172,315

Inventors: Lamoureux; Gary A. (Woodbury, CT), Terwilliger; Richard A. (Livingston, TX)
Title: Echogenic strands and spacers therein
Patent Number: 7,874,976

Inventors: Lampola; Pekka (Helsinki, FI)
Title: Providing gateway functionality in a virtual private network
Patent Number: 7,173,940

Inventors: Lamprich; Lonnie Jay (Oklahoma City, OK), Lamprich; Bradley Keith (Oklahoma City, OK)
Title: Spinal disc prosthesis and methods
Patent Number: 7,172,628

Inventors: Landry; Michael E. (Austin, TX), Wagner; Erik J. (Austin, TX), Schular; Michael S. (Pittsburgh, PA)
Title: Artificial functional spinal unit system and method for use
Patent Number: 8,940,022

Inventors: Lange; Daniel H. (Caesarea, IL)
Title: Method and apparatus for electro-biometric identity recognition
Patent Number: 7,171,680

Inventors: Lange; Josephus H. M. (Weesp, NL), Kruse; Cornelis G. (Weesp, NL), Van Stuivenberg; Herman H. (Weesp, NL)
Title: Imidazoline derivatives having CB.sub.1-antagonistic activity
Patent Number: 7,173,044

Inventors: Laporte; Florent (Toulouse, FR), Hansen; Heinz (Weyhe, DE)
Title: Method of controlling an aircraft in flight, especially to reduce wake vortices
Patent Number: 7,874,523

Inventors: Lapstun; Paul (Balmain, AU), Walmsley; Simon Robert (Balmain, AU), Silverbrook; Kia (Balmain, AU)
Title: Printer controller having JPEG and EDRL circuitry
Patent Number: 7,876,466

Inventors: Larkin; Kevin B. (Pebble Beach, CA)
Title: Cable constraining device for reduced cable wear
Patent Number: 7,878,462

Inventors: Larsson; Bengt I (Skivarp, SE), Helgesson; Hanna (Malmo, SE), Burnett; Kevin (Austin, TX), Negley; Scott (Austin, TX), Thomas; Neil (Austin, TX), De La Port; Paul (Austin, TX), Birkler; Annika (Malmo, SE)
Title: Electronics module for a fuel dispensing unit
Patent Number: 8,939,321

Inventors: Larue; Mark C. (Leander, TX)
Title: Firearm barrel having cartridge chamber preparation facilitating efficient cartridge case extraction and protection against premature bolt failure
Patent Number: 8,938,903

Inventors: Laverdiere; Marc (Wakefiled, MA), McLoughlin; Robert F. (Pelham, NH), Gonnella; George (Pepperell, MA), Gashgaee; Iraj (Marlborough, MA), Marrs; Jennifer (Cornish, NH)
Title: Liquid flow controller and precision dispense apparatus and system
Patent Number: 8,939,428

Inventors: Leach; Jamie S. (Ada, OK)
Title: Seat liner for a child's seat
Patent Number: 7,878,587

Inventors: Leak; Bruce A. (Los Altos, CA), Zigmond; Daniel J. (Carnation, WA), Blackketter; Dean J. (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Interactive television triggers having connected content/disconnected content attribute
Patent Number: 7,174,562

Inventors: Leason; David (Chappaqua, NY)
Title: Method and device for volatizing aromatic oils in response to wireless signals
Patent Number: 7,878,488

Inventors: Lee; Brian (York, SC)
Title: Overrunning bi-directional clutch with controlled locking
Patent Number: 7,874,414

Inventors: Lee; Hyun (Ladera Ranch, CA), Nguyen; Han (Allentown, PA), Pham; Lai Q. (San Diago, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for distributing a self-synchronized clock to nodes on a chip
Patent Number: 7,174,475

Inventors: Lee; Jeong-Seok (Anyang-si, KR), Oh; Yun-Je (Yongin-si, KR), Hwang; Seong-Taek (Pyeongtaek-si, KR), Lee; Dong-Han (Daejeon, KR), Oh; Jeong-Mee (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Gain-clamped semiconductor optical amplifier
Patent Number: 7,173,758

Inventors: Lee; Jinhwa (Yongin-si, KR), Kim; Jeong Min (Seoul, KR), Chang; Chong-Hwan Jonathan (Yongin-si, KR), Lee; Suk Ho (Suwon-si, KR), Seo; Hee Jeong (Seoul, KR), Kang; Suk Youn (Yongin-si, KR), Song; Kwang-Seop (Yongin-si, KR), Kim; Jong Yup (Yongin-si, KR), Kim; Min-ah (Seongnam-si, KR), Lee; Sung-han (Seoul, KR), Ahn; Kwang-Woo (Seoul, KR), Jung; Myung Eun (Seongnam-si, KR), Park; Ji-Hyun (Seongnam-si, KR)
Title: Heteroaryl-pyrazole derivatives as cannabinoid CB1 receptor antagonists
Patent Number: 7,875,647

Inventors: Lee; Jong-chan (Suwon, KR)
Title: Receiving unit for computer
Patent Number: 7,173,815

Inventors: Lee; Joo Ho (Kyungki-do, KR), Shin; Jea Shik (Kyungki-do, KR)
Title: Wafer level package for micro device
Patent Number: 7,173,324

Inventors: Lee; Joo Yeol (Kyungki-Do, KR)
Title: Integrated wireless local loop (WLL) and wireless local area network (WLAN) transceiver apparatus
Patent Number: 7,174,165

Inventors: Lee; Jun-Hyup (Seoul, KR), Suh; Duck-Jong (Seoul, KR), Yoon; Won-Gap (Suwon-si, KR), Park; So-Youn (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Liquid crystal composition, liquid crystal display having the liquid crystal composition, and manufacturing method of the liquid crystal display
Patent Number: 7,875,326

Inventors: Lee; Jungwon (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Methods and apparatus for providing receivers for use in superposition coded multi-user systems
Patent Number: 7,876,784

Inventors: Lee; Kang-Hyun (Yongin, KR)
Title: Method for forming dual damascene interconnection in semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,172,959

Inventors: Lee; Kyoo-Joon (Gwanak-gu, KR), Jang; Dae-Joong (Anyang-si, KR), Choi; Woo-Jae (Dongjak-gu, KR)
Title: Data transmitting device and data receiving device
Patent Number: 7,876,130

Inventors: Lee; Kyung-goun (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Park; In-sik (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Yoon; Du-seop (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Information storage medium and method of recording and/or reproducing with respect to the medium
Patent Number: 7,173,891

Inventors: Lee; Lihwa (Guangdong, CN)
Title: Head for a gun support
Patent Number: 7,874,092

Inventors: Lee; Sang-Hoon (Yongin-si, KR), Park; Jong-Dae (Seoul, KR), Lee; Jeong-Hwan (Suwon-si, KR), Jung; Jae-Ho (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Backlight assembly and display device having the same
Patent Number: 7,172,330

Inventors: Lee; Sangki (Asan-si, KR), Kim; Insik (Asan-si, KR), Um; Teaseog (Asan-si, KR), Kim; Suklae (Cheonan-si, KR), Han; Yoonoh (Asan-si, KR)
Title: Test socket having a housing with clamping devices to connect the housing to a floating guide
Patent Number: 8,939,784

Inventors: Lee; Seon Goo (Kyungki-do, KR), Hahm; Hun Joo (Kyungki-do, KR), Park; Jung Kyu (Seoul, KR), Han; Kyung Taeg (Kyungki-do, KR), Han; Seong Yeon (Kyungki-do, KR), Kim; Dae Yeon (Kyungki-do, KR), Park; Young Sam (Seoul, KR)
Title: High power LED package and fabrication method thereof
Patent Number: 7,875,476

Inventors: Lee; Seong-hoon (Boise, ID)
Title: Generating multi-phase clock signals using hierarchical delays
Patent Number: 7,173,463

Inventors: Lee; Wen Feng (Taoyuan, TW), Chen; Kuo Hsun (Toufen Town, TW), Tseng; Chun Teng (Sanwan Township, Miaoli County, TW), Sha; Yi An (Xindian, TW), Lu; Ming Hsun (Taoyuan, TW)
Title: Over-current protection device and method of making the same
Patent Number: 8,941,462

Inventors: Lee; Wen-Sung (Taichung, TW)
Title: Collapsible camping lantern
Patent Number: 8,939,601

Inventors: Lee; Yong Jin (Palo Alto, CA), Hui; Chor Kuen Eddy (Kowloon, HK)
Title: Transferring a mobile tag using a light based communication handshake protocol
Patent Number: 8,941,487

Inventors: Lee; Youngsook (Pohang, KR), Yang; Young-Yell (Pohang, KR), Hwang; Inhwan (Pohang, KR), Bae; Hyunjoo (Daegu, KR), Lee; Joohyun (Seoul, KR), Martinoia; Enrico (Zurich, CH)
Title: Methods for producing transgenic plants with enhanced resistance and decreased uptake of heavy metals
Patent Number: 7,173,163

Inventors: Lee; Yung-Iyul (Seoul, KR), Park; Hyun-Wook (Seoul, KR)
Title: Signal adaptive filtering method, signal adaptive filter and computer readable medium for storing program therefor
Patent Number: 8,942,296

Inventors: Lee; Yung-lyul (Seoul, KR), Sung; Woo-chul (Seoul, KR)
Title: Method, medium, and apparatus predicting direct mode motion of a multi-angle moving picture
Patent Number: 7,876,828

Inventors: Leighton; Roger (Rochester, NY)
Title: Valve system for molten solid ink and method for regulating flow of molten solid ink
Patent Number: 7,878,637

Inventors: Lemoine; Michel (Grez-Doiceau, BE)
Title: Systems and methods for printing multi-layer documents
Patent Number: 7,874,750

Inventors: Lemonnier; Vincent (Meudon, FR), Corda; Alexandre (Meudon, FR), Azoulai; Jonathan (Meudon, FR)
Title: Method for installing and managing NFC applications with pictures
Patent Number: 8,943,494

Inventors: Lemons; Kenneth R. (Indianapolis, IN)
Title: Apparatus and method for visualization of music using note extraction
Patent Number: 7,875,787

Inventors: Lerner; William S. (New York, NY)
Title: Excessive temperature warning device using warning symbol outside fiber optic cable or light guide
Patent Number: 7,173,221

Inventors: Leroy; Laurent (La Neuville Chant d'Oisel, FR)
Title: Power management system for integrated transport refrigeration unit
Patent Number: 7,874,169

Inventors: Levanon; Moshe (Ness-Ziona, IL), Huang; Jianbing (Trumbull, CT), Askadsky; Leonid (Bat-Yam, IL)
Title: Methods of processing using silicate-free developer compositions
Patent Number: 8,939,080

Inventors: Lewis; David (Toronto, CA)
Title: Variable sized soft memory macros in structured cell arrays, and related methods
Patent Number: 7,876,601

Inventors: Lewis; Graham Louis (Vaudreuil-Dorion, CA), Tremblay; Marc (Pierrefonds, CA)
Title: Clotheslines
Patent Number: 7,878,342

Inventors: Li; An-Li (Taichung, TW)
Title: Socket set
Patent Number: 8,939,049

Inventors: Li; Hongjie (Wuhan, CN), Han; Changmian (Wuhan, CN), Jiang; Maogui (Wuhan, CN), Wang; Pengjiao (Wuhan, CN)
Title: On-line analyzer for VOCs and method of using the same
Patent Number: 8,939,011

Inventors: Li; Huaping (Los Angeles, CA)
Title: Fully-printed carbon nanotube thin film transistor backplanes for active matrix organic light emitting devices and liquid crystal displays
Patent Number: 8,940,562

Inventors: Li; Jiang (Kanagawa, JP), Takaki; Keishi (Kanagawa, JP), Tamura; Ryosuke (Kanagawa, JP), Ikura; Yoshihiro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device
Patent Number: 8,941,149

Inventors: Li; Jing (San Jose, CA), Meyyappan; Meyya (San Jose, CA)
Title: Real time oil reservoir evaluation using nanotechnology
Patent Number: 7,875,455

Inventors: Li; Jiping (Palo Alto, CA), Koelmel; Blake (Mountain View, CA), Hunter; Aaron Muir (Santa Cruz, CA), Aderhold; Wolfgang R. (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Spike anneal residence time reduction in rapid thermal processing chambers
Patent Number: 8,939,760

Inventors: Li; Wen (Boise, ID), Schoenfeld; Aaron (Boise, ID), Baker; R. Jacob (Meridian, ID)
Title: Method and apparatus for providing symmetrical output data for a double data rate DRAM
Patent Number: 7,877,623

Inventors: Li; Wen-Shan (Taipei, TW), Wang; Yi-Ching (Taipei, TW), Juan; Hsueh-Fen (Taipei, TW)
Title: Lithocholic acid analogues that inhibit sialyltransferase
Patent Number: 8,940,719

Inventors: Li; Yang (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Computer system
Patent Number: 8,941,986

Inventors: Liang; An-Gang (Shenzhen, CN), Sun; Zheng-Heng (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Central processing unit socket assembly
Patent Number: 8,939,776

Inventors: Liang; Chien-Kuo (Chung-Ho, TW)
Title: Heat dissipating device for LED light-emitting module
Patent Number: 7,874,699

Inventors: Liang; Chien-Kuo (Chung-Ho, TW)
Title: LED road lamp
Patent Number: 7,878,691

Inventors: Liang; Hsing-Sheng (San Jose, CA), Iyengar; Sridevi (San Jose, CA), Ting; Phillip (San Jose, CA), Seyed; Saeed (Los Altos Hills, CA), Chiappe; Jim (Walnut Creek, CA)
Title: Techniques for providing ventilation and EMI shielding to electronic circuitry using a panel member with brimmed holes
Patent Number: 7,173,822

Inventors: Liao; Chia-Hung (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Camera module
Patent Number: 7,876,515

Inventors: Liao; Ming-Chen (Nantou, TW)
Title: Vehicle with improved flexibility
Patent Number: 7,878,522

Inventors: Lidolt; Klaus (Duderstadt, DE), Schilling; Matthias (Weissenborn-Luderode, DE)
Title: Orthopedic aid with a locking device
Patent Number: 7,172,567

Inventors: Liljeblad; Benny (Lerum, SE), Vikstrom; Tobias (Lerum, SE)
Title: Height control device
Patent Number: 7,876,202

Inventors: Lim; TeckKhoon (Singapore, SG), Choo; QuekLeong (Singapore, SG), Yeow; WeiMing (Singapore, SG), Liew; SanYuan (Singapore, SG)
Title: Multi-tracks MR offset tuning based on error count in certification process
Patent Number: 7,173,781

Inventors: Limbacher, Jr.; H. Phillip (San Jose, CA)
Title: Ambulatory vehicle
Patent Number: 7,878,276

Inventors: Limbacher; David F. (Fresno, OH)
Title: Quick change tarpaulin for retractable tarpaulin system
Patent Number: 7,878,573

Inventors: Lin; Cheng-Yi (Taipei County, TW)
Title: Screw device for orthodontic treatment
Patent Number: 7,172,416

Inventors: Lin; Kun-Yen (Taichung County, TW)
Title: Dust collector having dust bag-expanding function
Patent Number: 7,874,039

Inventors: Lin; Lan (Cannes, FR), Osafune; Tatsuaki (Sagamihara, JP)
Title: Road congestion detection by distributed vehicle-to-vehicle communication systems
Patent Number: 7,877,196

Inventors: Lin; Ming-Hung (Taipei, TW), Lin; Chih-Wei (Taipei, TW)
Title: Symbol recognition method
Patent Number: 7,876,963

Inventors: Lin; Tsung-Hsien (Los Angeles, CA)
Title: Calibration of a phase locked loop
Patent Number: 7,174,144

Inventors: Lin; Wen-Jian (Hsinchu, TW), Hsu; Hung-Huei (Hsinchu, TW), Tsai; Hsiung-Kuang (Taipei, TW)
Title: Optical-interference type display panel and method for making the same
Patent Number: 7,172,915

Inventors: Lin; Yongbin (Huntsville, AL), Nordin; Gregory P. (Lindon, UT), Kim; Seunghyun (Cedar Hills, UT)
Title: Shared slab AWG circuits and systems
Patent Number: 7,876,986

Inventors: Lin; Yu-Hsiang (Hsinchu County, TW), Chou; Po-Kuei (Hsinchu County, TW), Hsieh; Men-Chi (Hsinchu County, TW)
Title: Apparatus for generating hydrogen
Patent Number: 8,940,061

Inventors: Lin; Yu-Hsu (Santa Clara, CA), Ou; Guang-Feng (Wuhan, CN)
Title: Computing device and method for testing layout of power pin of chipset on circuit board
Patent Number: 8,943,459

Inventors: Lin; Yung-Fa (Hsinchu, TW), Hsu; Shou-Yi (Hsinchu County, TW), Wu; Meng-Wei (Hsinchu, TW), Chang; Chia-Hao (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Manufacturing method of trench type power transistor device with super junction
Patent Number: 8,940,607

Inventors: Lin; Yung-Fa (Hsinchu, TW), Hsu; Shou-Yi (Hsinchu County, TW), Wu; Meng-Wei (Hsinchu, TW), Chen; Main-Gwo (Hsinchu County, TW), Chang; Chia-Hao (Hsinchu, TW), Chen; Chia-Wei (Taipei, TW)
Title: Method for fabricating trench type power transistor device
Patent Number: 8,940,606

Inventors: Lindahl; Sandra Kay (Holmes Beach, FL)
Title: Knitting needle with ergonomic configuration
Patent Number: 7,874,181

Inventors: Lindahl; Sandra Kay (Holmes Beach, FL)
Title: Crochet hook with ergonomic configuration
Patent Number: 7,874,182

Inventors: Lindblom; Thomas G. (Claremont, MN), Nelson; Peter K. (Hartland, MN)
Title: Electro-mechanical connection for lighting
Patent Number: 8,939,779

Inventors: Linder; Norbert (Lappersdorf, DE), Gronninger; Gunther (Seubersdorf, DE), Heidborn; Peter (Zeitlarn, DE), Streubel; Klaus (Laaber, DE), Kugler; Siegmar (Regensburg, DE)
Title: Semiconductor substrate of GaAs and semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,875,961

Inventors: Lindner; Richard (Morristown, NJ), Gearhart; Stephen Vincent (Clear Lake, IA)
Title: Method and apparatus for determining proper curing of pipe liners using distributed temperature sensing
Patent Number: 8,940,113

Inventors: Liou; Shiann-Ming (Campbell, CA), Kao; Huahung (San Jose, CA)
Title: Single layer BGA substrate process
Patent Number: 8,940,585

Inventors: Liu; Angi (Tiachung, TW)
Title: Nailing depth adjustable device for a nail gun
Patent Number: 7,874,469

Inventors: Liu; Chung (Los Gatos, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for updating applications on a mobile device via device synchronization
Patent Number: 7,877,518

Inventors: Liu; Hain-Ching (Fremont, CA), Gou; Dayin (San Jose, CA), Lee; Yuen-Wen (Milpitas, CA)
Title: Removing jitter by adaptive slope tracking
Patent Number: 7,173,945

Inventors: Liu; Hui (Beijing, CN)
Title: Data encryption and decryption method and apparatus
Patent Number: 8,942,373

Inventors: Liu; Hung-Ta (Zhubei, TW)
Title: MEMS display with touch control function
Patent Number: 8,941,607

Inventors: Liu; Keyu (Bateman, AU), Eadington; Peter John (Como, AU), Kurusingal; Joseph Stanley (Cherrybrook, AU)
Title: Method for determining whether a rock is capable of functioning as an oil reservoir
Patent Number: 7,173,242

Inventors: Liu; Lei (Shenzhen, CN), Cong; Wei-Dong (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Mounting device for fan
Patent Number: 8,939,722

Inventors: Liu; Wei (Richland, WA)
Title: Adsorbent and adsorbent bed for materials capture and separation processes
Patent Number: 7,875,106

Inventors: Liu; Wei-Xia (Shenzhen, CN), Zhang; Kui-Jun (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Reinforcing structure and electronic device using the same
Patent Number: 8,939,420

Inventors: Liu; Yi-Hwa (Tao-Yuan, TW)
Title: Modified high-efficiency phase shift modulation method
Patent Number: 7,173,467

Inventors: Liu; Yunqu (Kanata, CA), Leong; Kin-Wai (Ottawa, CA)
Title: Methods and devices for efficient optical fiber amplifiers
Patent Number: 8,941,911

Inventors: Liu; Zongxian (Singapore, SG), Chong; Kok Seng (Singapore, SG)
Title: Speech coding of principal-component channels for deleting redundant inter-channel parameters
Patent Number: 8,942,989

Inventors: Livingston; Tracy (Heber City, UT), Schrader; Terry (Southlake, TX), Goldhardt; James (Salt Lake City, UT), Lott; James (Newburgh, IN)
Title: Lifting system and apparatus for constructing wind turbine towers
Patent Number: 7,877,934

Inventors: Lo; Chie-Fang (Taipei, TW)
Title: Airflow adjusting device of air cushion shoe
Patent Number: 7,171,765

Inventors: Logan; Derek (Sanford, ME), Piepgras; Colin (Swampscott, MA)
Title: LED-based lighting fixtures for surface illumination with improved heat dissipation and manufacturability
Patent Number: 7,878,683

Inventors: Lopp; Margus (Tallinn, EE), Paju; Anne (Tallinn, EE), Matkevit{hacek over (s)}; Katharina (Tallinn, EE)
Title: Method for preparation of (2-hydroxy-3-oxo-cyclopent-1-enyl)-acetic acid esters
Patent Number: 8,940,920

Inventors: LoVine; Robert John (Simpsonville, SC)
Title: Weighted end cap for lacrosse stick
Patent Number: 7,874,944

Inventors: Lowe; Holger (Oppenheim, DE), Hausner; Oliver (Hamburg, DE), Richter; Thomas (Mainz, DE)
Title: Modular microreaction system
Patent Number: 7,172,735

Inventors: Lu; Liang-Ju (Eden Prairie, MN)
Title: Fiber connector and adapter
Patent Number: 7,874,738

Inventors: Lu; William (Taoyuan County, TW), Chen; Ying-Chi (Taoyuan County, TW), Chuang; Te-Tsai (Taoyuan County, TW), Tsai; Ming-Shi (Taoyuan County, TW), Lin; Kuo-Cheng (Taoyuan County, TW)
Title: Hot swap fan connecting device thereof
Patent Number: 7,172,390

Inventors: Lubgins; Bonifatijs (Riga, LV), Bekers; Leonids (Riga, LV)
Title: Measurement of micromovements
Patent Number: 7,877,893

Inventors: Lucey; Robert Donald (Lafayette, CA), Nelson; Ronald F. (Redondo Beach, CA)
Title: Shear wall construction
Patent Number: 7,171,789

Inventors: Luciani; James V. (Concord, MA), Fredette; Andre N. (Groton, MA), Hawe; Bill (Pepperell, MA)
Title: System, device, and method for supporting virtual private networks in a label switched communication network
Patent Number: 7,174,388

Inventors: Luecke; Eric Matthew (Doylestown, OH), Harvey; Delwyn Lovell (North Canton, OH)
Title: Pneumatic tire with tread having chamfer located in notch
Patent Number: 7,874,331

Inventors: Lukas; Joshua (Mazeppa, MN), Ricard; Gary R. (Chatfield, MN), Thompson; Timothy L. (Rochester, MN)
Title: Automatically addressing performance issues in a distributed database
Patent Number: 8,943,198

Inventors: Luling; Martin (Paris, FR)
Title: Determination of complex dielectric constants from electromagnetic propagation measurements
Patent Number: 8,942,925

Inventors: Lundback; Stig (Vaxholm, SE), Johnson; Jonas (Norrtalje, SE)
Title: State machine user and validation interface system
Patent Number: 8,943,429

Inventors: Luo; Yuhao (San Jose, CA), Nayak; Deepak Kumar (Fremont, CA)
Title: Strain-silicon CMOS using etch-stop layer and method of manufacture
Patent Number: 7,875,543

Inventors: Lupton; Henry William (Surrey, GB)
Title: Catheter and stent
Patent Number: 7,172,618

Inventors: Lush; Raymon W. (Bloomfield, NE)
Title: Squirrel repelling hanger for a bird feeder or the like
Patent Number: 7,171,921

Inventors: Lustbader; Joyce (Tenafly, NJ), Lobel; Leslie (Riverdale, NY)
Title: Long-acting hormone and growth factor compositions and uses thereof
Patent Number: 7,173,113

Inventors: Luu; Vince (Brea, CA)
Title: Cable plug with folding retention member
Patent Number: 7,874,864

Inventors: Lynar; Timothy M. (Carlton Vic, AU), Steer; Kent C. (Carlton Vic, AU), Wagner; John M. (Carlton Vic, AU)
Title: Geospatial optimization for resilient power management equipment
Patent Number: 8,943,361

Inventors: Lynch; John (San Jose, CA), Nichols; James B. (San Mateo, CA)
Title: Data streaming for non-DMA digital computing devices
Patent Number: 7,876,870

Inventors: Lytle; John D. (Tuscon, AZ)
Title: Progressive reading and intermediate distance lens defined by employment of a zernike expansion
Patent Number: 8,939,578

Inventors: Ma; Wai M. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Tersigni; James E. (Highland, NY), Watson; Jefferson L. (Wallkill, NY)
Title: Primary circuit board non-conductive void having different planar dimensions through board thickness to secure non-conducting locking member of holder
Patent Number: 8,939,791

Inventors: Ma; Yi Hua (Worcester, MA), Mardilovich; Ivan P. (Worcester, MA), Engwall; Erik E. (Worcester, MA)
Title: Method for curing defects in the fabrication of a composite gas separation module
Patent Number: 7,172,644

Inventors: Machida; Hiroyuki (Kanagawa, JP), Shinohara; Takao (Kanagawa, JP), Owada; Kiyoshi (Osaka, JP), Yamamoto; Tetsuji (Osaka, JP), Amano; Katsushige (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Information processing apparatus for start-up of an operating system using three different initialization modes in a specific sequence
Patent Number: 7,171,549

Inventors: Mader; Thomas B. (Los Gatos, CA), Kim; Daehwan D. (Sunnyvale, CA), Oen; Joshua T. (Fremont, CA)
Title: Optical communications adapter, system and method
Patent Number: 7,172,346

Inventors: Madison; Edwin L. (San Diego, CA), Yeh; Jiunn-Chern (San Diego, CA)
Title: Nucleic acid molecules encoding serine protease CVSP14, the encoded polypeptides and methods based thereon
Patent Number: 7,172,892

Inventors: Maekawa; Shinji (Kanagawa, JP), Muranaka; Koji (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Methods for forming wiring and manufacturing thin film transistor and droplet discharging method
Patent Number: 7,875,542

Inventors: Maffeis; Giuseppe (Via dell'Artigianato, IT)
Title: Angular pneumatic gripper
Patent Number: 7,172,230

Inventors: Maikowski; David P. (Plymouth, MI), McLean; David D. (Royal Oak, MI), Bourque; Timothy (Garden City, MI), Hobbs; Christopher (Evanston, IL)
Title: Heatable lens for luminaires, and/or methods of making the same
Patent Number: 8,939,606

Inventors: Mailyan; Pavel D. (Yerevan, AM)
Title: Method for correction of the form of dental alveolar arch
Patent Number: 7,878,803

Inventors: Male; Cynthia Lee (St. Croix, VI)
Title: Earth rhythm light reflector
Patent Number: 7,171,772

Inventors: Malecot; Yves-Michel (Crosville la Vieille, FR), Hungler; Joel (Ailly, FR), Postel; Jacky (Aviron, FR)
Title: Method for making a central unwinding roll and resulting roll
Patent Number: 7,878,442

Inventors: Malick; Dina Suzanne (Ruislip, Middlesex, HA4 8TS, GB)
Title: Unit and method for decorating nails
Patent Number: 7,874,298

Inventors: Mamidala; Amith R. (Yorktown Heights, NY), Salapura; Valentina (Chappaqua, NY), Wisniewski; Robert W. (Ossining, NY)
Title: Mechanism for optimized intra-die inter-nodelet messaging communication
Patent Number: 8,943,516

Inventors: Mammadov; Aghaddin Kh. (Houston, TX), Al-Khuraimi; Ali Said (Jeddah, SA)
Title: Process for conversion of lower aliphatic ethers to aromatics and lower olefins
Patent Number: 8,940,953

Inventors: Mancini; Ralph J. (Danbury, CT)
Title: Bow stabilizer with camera attachment feature
Patent Number: 8,939,140

Inventors: Mangano; Michael J. (Tokyo, JP), Noda; Hisashi (Hyogo-prefecture, JP)
Title: Guidewire locking device and method
Patent Number: 7,172,577

Inventors: Mani; Krish (San Pedro, CA)
Title: Magnetic storage cell
Patent Number: 7,173,847

Inventors: Manico; Joseph A. (Rochester, NY), Fredlund; John R. (Rochester, NY), Wang; Yongcai (Weber, NY), Rao; YuanQiao (Pittsford, NY), Robello; Douglas R. (Webster, NY), Schofield; Edward (Webster, NY)
Title: Method for using receiver medium having adjustable properties
Patent Number: 7,875,314

Inventors: Manno; Anthony Richard (Miami, FL)
Title: Backdrop for wall-mounted flat panel display installation and method
Patent Number: 8,939,414

Inventors: Marash; Joseph (Irvine, CA), Berdugo; Baruch (Kiriat Ata, IL)
Title: Real-time quality monitoring of speech and audio signals in noisy reverberant environments for teleconferencing systems
Patent Number: 8,942,386

Inventors: Marchand; Trevor George (Rosetown, CA), Marchand; Clement Robert (Rosetown, CA)
Title: Vehicle for the transport of construction materials in hard to reach areas
Patent Number: 8,939,239

Inventors: Marinkovich; M. Peter (Redwood City, CA)
Title: Compositions and methods for inhibiting squamous cell carcinoma
Patent Number: 7,875,277

Inventors: Marks; Tim K. (Newton, MA), Veeraraghavan; Ashok (Cambridge, MA), Taguchi; Yuichi (Cambridge, MA)
Title: Method and system for segmenting moving objects from images using foreground extraction
Patent Number: 8,941,726

Inventors: Marlborough; David Ian (Balgowlah, AU), Sloane; Andrew John (Balmain, AU), Cole; Robert Alan (Greenwich, AU), Hunter; William Samuel (Jan Juc, AU)
Title: Diagnostic testing process
Patent Number: 7,875,435

Inventors: Martin; Jennifer (Chicago, IL), Tolva; John Nathan (Chicago, IL)
Title: Method and system for automatic call filtering based on user selectable parameters
Patent Number: 7,877,084

Inventors: Martin; Maurice (Hermosa Beach, CA), Brickley; Stephen (Hermosa Beach, CA), Amdour; Leon (Los Angeles, CA), Kravets; Alex (Marina Del Rey, CA), Fan; Brian (Irvine, CA), Infante; Dominic (Redondo Beach, CA), Larking; Stuart (Redondo Beach, CA), Aldama; Paul (Los Angeles, CA)
Title: Systems and methods for defining a simulated interactive web page
Patent Number: 7,174,286

Inventors: Martin; Michael (Calgary, Alberta, CA), Thiessen; David (Arthur Town, Cat Island, BS)
Title: Strap dispenser apparatus
Patent Number: 7,874,510

Inventors: Martin; Thomas J. (Mansfield, TX), Cottom; William P. (Mounds, OK)
Title: Self-dispersing waxes as polymer suspension aids
Patent Number: 7,875,665

Inventors: Martineau; James I. (Somerville, MA), McCollum; Lorelei M. (Somerville, MA), McCowan; Michael S. (Somerville, MA)
Title: Debugging a graphical user interface code script with non-intrusive overlays
Patent Number: 8,943,477

Inventors: Mastoropoulos; Vasilios (Salonika, GR)
Title: Ground connecting system for plane and helical microwave antenna structures
Patent Number: 8,941,551

Inventors: Masuda; Shinichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Lens barrel
Patent Number: 7,173,772

Inventors: Masuda; Toshifumi (Yokosuka, JP)
Title: Luminaire having a socket, a radiating member and a reflecting member fixed therebetween
Patent Number: 8,939,612

Inventors: Mather; Patrick T. (Storrs, CT), Liu; Changdeng (Storrs, CT), Chun; Seung B. (Pomfret Center, CT), Coughlin; E. Bryan (Amherst, MA)
Title: Crosslinked polycyclooctene
Patent Number: 7,173,096

Inventors: Mathews; Gregory S. (Santa Clara, CA), Anderson; Eric (Palo Alto, CA), Ferolito; Philip (Sunnyvale, CA), Morrison; Mike (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Testing and error recovery across multiple switching fabrics
Patent Number: 7,876,693

Inventors: Matsubara; Masami (Tokyo, JP), Imai; Shigeru (Tokyo, JP), Miura; Shin (Tokyo, JP), Akatsu; Shinji (Tokyo, JP), Asai; Kohtaro (Tokyo, JP), Akiyama; Takumi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Service information provision apparatus and service information acquisition apparatus
Patent Number: 8,943,544

Inventors: Matsuda; Takanori (Chofu, JP), Takeda; Kenichi (Yokohama, JP), Aoki; Katsumi (Yokohama, JP), Ifuku; Toshihiro (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Manufacturing method for piezoelectric body, piezoelectric element, and liquid discharge head
Patent Number: 7,874,648

Inventors: Matsui; Jun (Kawasaki, JP), Terada; Koji (Kawasaki, JP), Nobuhara; Hiroyuki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Electronic part and circuit substrate
Patent Number: 7,874,847

Inventors: Matsumoto; Atsushi (Kanazawa, JP), Futagi; Sadaki (Ishikawa-gun, JP), Miyoshi; Kenichi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Reception apparatus and reception method
Patent Number: 7,174,493

Inventors: Matsumoto; Koji (Ichikawa, JP), Ishizuka; Yosuke (Kawasaki, JP), Takatsuka; Shinsuke (Hitachinaka, JP)
Title: Optical disc apparatus
Patent Number: 7,877,761

Inventors: Matsumoto; Masao (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Lock mechanism, slide apparatus, and mobile handset apparatus
Patent Number: 7,874,745

Inventors: Matsumoto; Takuya (Kyoto, JP), Kawai; Tomoji (Minoo, JP)
Title: Probe apparatus for measuring an electron state on a sample surface
Patent Number: 7,874,202

Inventors: Matsumoto; Takuya (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus and control method for image forming apparatus for switching a printing method based on state of drawing object
Patent Number: 8,942,588

Inventors: Matsumura; Sadahiko (Kobe, JP)
Title: Motorcycle tire for off-road traveling
Patent Number: 7,874,330

Inventors: Matsunaga; Yoshifumi (Kanagawa, JP), Komura; Akinori (Kanagawa, JP), Hattori; Hiroyuki (Kanagawa, JP), Yuzawa; Hideto (Kanagawa, JP), Yago; Tomokazu (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Multilayered task supporting apparatus and method for supporting multilayered task
Patent Number: 7,877,699

Inventors: Matsuno; Sumikazu (Shiga, JP), Nakata; Tetsuo (Shiga, JP), Sawada; Yuzo (Osaka, JP), Yakushiji; Fumiaki (Osaka, JP), Nishihama; Yukio (Osaka, JP), Kudou; Keisuke (Osaka, JP), Mizutani; Yasutoshi (Osaka, JP)
Title: Trailer refrigeration system
Patent Number: 7,878,013

Inventors: Matsuo; Atsushi (Minowa-machi, JP)
Title: Piezoelectric oscillator and method for manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 7,876,168

Inventors: Matsuo; Kazuhiro (Mie, JP), Tanaka; Masayuki (Kanagawa, JP), Iikawa; Hirofumi (Mie, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device including a multilayered interelectrode insulating film
Patent Number: 8,941,168

Inventors: Matsuo; Masatake (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Electronic apparatus
Patent Number: 7,875,817

Inventors: Matsuoka; Katsuji (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Vehicular rear and side warning device
Patent Number: 7,173,523

Inventors: Matsuoka; Yasunobu (Hachioji, JP), Sugawara; Toshiki (Kokubunji, JP)
Title: Optical waveguide board having guided structure and method of manufacturing the same, and method of manufacturing optical-electrical hybrid board
Patent Number: 8,942,520

Inventors: Matsusaka; Keiji (Osaka, JP)
Title: Variable power optical system, image pickup lens device, and digital device
Patent Number: 7,173,771

Inventors: Matsushita; Yoshitaka (Saitama, JP), Takahashi; Yuji (Saitama, JP), Arakawa; Yoshimi (Saitama, JP)
Title: Metal gaskets for cylinder heads, and methods for manufacturing same
Patent Number: 8,939,452

Inventors: Matsuura; Masanori (Osaka, JP)
Title: Storage device
Patent Number: 7,171,533

Inventors: Mayeaux; Donald P. (St. Amant, LA)
Title: Devices for obtaining cylinder samples of natural gas or process gas, and methods therefore
Patent Number: 7,874,221

Inventors: McBride; Troy O. (West Lebanon, NH), Bollinger; Benjamin R. (West Lebanon, NH), Izenson; Michael (Hanover, NH), Chen; Weibo (Hanover, NH), Magari; Patrick (Plainfield, NH), Cameron; Benjamin (Hanover, NH), Cook; Robert (West Lebanon, NH), Richter; Horst (Norwich, VT)
Title: Systems and methods for energy storage and recovery using rapid isothermal gas expansion and compression
Patent Number: 7,874,155

Inventors: McBride; William J. (Boonton, NJ), Goldenberg; David M. (Mendham, NJ)
Title: D-amino acid peptides
Patent Number: 7,172,751

Inventors: McDonald; Thomas (Omaha, NE), Jensen; Wayne Arthur (Wellington, CO), Weber; Annika (Omaha, NE), Andrews; Janet S. (Fort Collins, CO)
Title: Methods of detecting early renal disease in animals
Patent Number: 7,172,873

Inventors: McEwen, legal representative; John (Porter, TX), Zafer; Bahjat (Sunnyvale, CA), Bolte; Pauline (San Jose, CA), Patapoutian; Ara (Westborough, MA), Fitzpatrick; Kelly (Sudbury, MA), Stupp; Steve (Los Altos, CA), McEwen, deceased; Peter (Porter, TX)
Title: Media noise optimized detector for magnetic recording
Patent Number: 7,173,783

Inventors: McHugh; Edmund (Longford Town, IE), Evans; Finbarr (Ballynacargy, IE), Elliott; Declan (Newtownforbes, IE)
Title: Subsea choke insert locking apparatus
Patent Number: 7,878,551

Inventors: McLean; Kenneth W. (New Holland, PA), Rice; Robert L. (New Holland, PA)
Title: Floating swathgate
Patent Number: 7,877,974

Inventors: McNutt; Alan D. (Johnson City, TN)
Title: Pulse output function for programmable logic controller with linear frequency change
Patent Number: 7,171,578

Inventors: McRae; Michael M. (Ormond Beach, FL)
Title: Method and apparatus for controlling multi-colored light strings
Patent Number: 8,939,609

Inventors: Meagley; Robert P. (Hillsboro, OR)
Title: Helical pixilated photoresist
Patent Number: 7,875,415

Inventors: Mealey; Bruce (Austin, TX), Moody; James Bernard (Austin, TX)
Title: Retooling lock interfaces for using a dual mode reader writer lock
Patent Number: 8,943,502

Inventors: Mech; Konrad (North Vancouver, CA), Mech; Andre (Mississauga, CA), Spira; Brian (Edmonton, CA), Dumanowski; Jeff (South West Edmonton, CA)
Title: Multipurpose cable connector
Patent Number: 7,878,868

Inventors: Medley; Martin A. (Bradenton, FL), Pereira; Amadeu (Cream City, NJ)
Title: Convertible hard side shelter
Patent Number: 7,874,107

Inventors: Meeks; James W. (Eaton, OH), Bryant; David C. (Richmond, IN)
Title: Entryway for disposition in a door opening of a building
Patent Number: 7,877,940

Inventors: Melz; Tobias (Darmstadt, DE), Mayer; Dirk (Darmstadt, DE)
Title: Device and method for influencing vibration of a planar element
Patent Number: 7,876,024

Inventors: Mendyk; David (Calgary, CA), Blackmore; Neil (Calgary, CA), Chomistek; Kara (Calgary, CA)
Title: Seat post bicycle lock
Patent Number: 8,939,000

Inventors: Merrill; Ethan K. (Durham, NC), Bennett; Valerie M. (Macon, NC)
Title: User interface indicators for changed user interface elements
Patent Number: 8,943,423

Inventors: Mershain; Eran Ovadia (Kiryat Yam, IL), Goldstein; Eran (Kiryat-Ata, IL)
Title: Method for implementing 32 bit complex multiplication by using 16-bit complex multipliers
Patent Number: 8,943,114

Inventors: Michalowski; Philip W. (Glastonbury, CT), Weiss; Joseph M. (Glastonbury, CT)
Title: Method and system for a deferred variable annuity with lifetime benefit payments as a function of a predetermined time-based withdrawal percent table
Patent Number: 7,877,306

Inventors: Miki; Kazuho (Kawasaki, JP), Sakamoto; Kenichi (Kokubunji, JP), Wakayama; Koji (Kokubunji, JP), Hirata; Tetsuhiko (Yokohama, JP), Miyata; Hiroaki (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Packet switching apparatus
Patent Number: 7,173,932

Inventors: Miller; Daniel W. (Oriental, NC), McAllaster; Steve K. (Rancho Cucamonga, CA), Slater; Jerry D. (Redlands, CA), Rigney; Nickolas S. (Redlands, CA), Anderson; Daniel C. (Loma Linda, CA), Moyers; Michael F. (Colton, CA)
Title: Modular patient support system
Patent Number: 7,173,265

Inventors: Miller; Scott Downing (Dripping Springs, TX), Davis; Thomas James (Issaquah, WA), Perez; Jaime Paunlagui (Dhahran, SA)
Title: Method and apparatus for simulating electrical characteristics of a coated segment of a pipeline
Patent Number: 7,876,110

Inventors: Miller; Steven (Mobile, AL)
Title: Rigid agitator and shaft assembly
Patent Number: 7,174,123

Inventors: Milliman; Keith L. (Bethel, CT), Viola; Frank J. (Sandy Hook, CT), Orban; Joseph P. (Norwalk, CT), Lehn; Randolph F. (Stratford, CT)
Title: Surgical stapling apparatus including a drive beam
Patent Number: 8,939,343

Inventors: Milne; Jill C. (Brookline, MA), Jirousek; Michael R. (Cambridge, MA), Bemis; Jean E. (Arlington, MA), Vu; Chi B. (Arlington, MA)
Title: Niacin conjugated fatty acid mixtures and their uses
Patent Number: 8,940,903

Inventors: Mims; Russell (Austin, TX)
Title: Disc golf equipment cart
Patent Number: 7,874,563

Inventors: Minemura; Tsukasa (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Library apparatus and transporting mechanism therefor
Patent Number: 7,876,524

Inventors: Minneman; Scott L. (San Francisco, CA), Van Melle; William (Los Altos, CA), Harrison; Steve R. (Portola Valley, CA), Smith; Ian Emery (San Francisco, CA), Moran; Thomas P. (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Systems and methods for using structured representations to index recordings of activity
Patent Number: 7,174,083

Inventors: Minning; Stefan (Frederiksberg C, DK), Vind; Jesper (Vaerlose, DK), Glad; Sanne O. Schroder (Ballerup, DK), Danielsen; Steffen (Kobenhavn O, DK), Borch; Kim (Birkerod, DK)
Title: Lipolytic enzyme variant
Patent Number: 7,172,997

Inventors: Misawa; Tomonari (Yokohama, JP), Sakita; Koichi (Akashi, JP)
Title: Plasma display panel, and substrate assembly of plasma display panel
Patent Number: 7,876,050

Inventors: Misra; Pradyumna K. (Redmond, WA), Graziadio; Bradley J. (Redmond, WA), Spies; Terence R. (Kirkland, WA)
Title: System and method for software licensing
Patent Number: 7,171,662

Inventors: Mital; Deepak (Orefield, PA), Clee; James (Orefield, PA), Pirog; Jerry (Easton, PA)
Title: Packet assembly module for multi-core, multi-thread network processors
Patent Number: 8,943,507

Inventors: Mitsuhashi; Masaaki (Daito, JP)
Title: Paper feeding device
Patent Number: 7,172,192

Inventors: Mitsuyasu; Naoyuki (Shinjuku-ku, JP), Yamazaki; Masayasu (Shinjuku-ku, JP), Suzuki; Taro (Shinjuku-ku, JP), Takahashi; Minoru (Chuo-ku, JP), Kizumoto; Hirotoshi (Otsu, JP)
Title: Receiving-layer-forming resin for use in thermal-transfer image-receiving sheet and thermal-transfer image-receiving sheet using such a resin
Patent Number: 7,173,100

Inventors: Mitsuzawa; Toyohiko (Nagano-ken, JP)
Title: Printing apparatus having appropriate correction of feed amount
Patent Number: 7,878,614

Inventors: Miura; Haruo (Chiyoda, JP), Takahashi; Kazuki (Tsuchiura, JP), Tsuru; Seiji (Tsuchiura, JP), Taniyama; Minoru (Ami, JP), Naruse; Tomohiro (Chiyoda, JP), Hattori; Toshio (Ushiku, JP)
Title: Heat exchanger for air compressor
Patent Number: 7,172,015

Inventors: Miyagawa; Masashi (Ichinomiya, JP), Kohara; Kimio (Nagoya, JP), Inoue; Seiji (Nukata-gun, JP)
Title: Exhaust heat recovery device
Patent Number: 7,877,991

Inventors: Miyakawa; Masae (Chigasaki, JP)
Title: Light amount control device and optical apparatus with guard portion to protect ND filter from lever member
Patent Number: 7,172,349

Inventors: Miyata; Katsuya (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Portable electronic device capable of receiving distributed contents, content information server, and content list providing method for content distribution system and recording medium recording program for providing content list
Patent Number: 7,877,085

Inventors: Miyazaki; Hideaki (Kobe, JP), Nakahara; Hiroyuki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Server apparatus, network access method, and computer program
Patent Number: 8,943,123

Inventors: Miyazaki; Takashi (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Nagato; Hitoshi (Tokyo, JP), Yamaguchi; Hajime (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Hasegawa; Rei (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Nakai; Yutaka (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Display device and backlight for display device
Patent Number: 8,939,594

Inventors: Miyazawa; Satoru (Kawagoe, JP), Kuramoto; Yusuke (Kawagoe, JP), Kobayashi; Satoru (Kawagoe, JP), Maeda; Kazuhiko (Kawagoe, JP)
Title: Process for producing acrylic ester compound
Patent Number: 7,173,147

Inventors: Miyoshi; Seiji (Kawasaki, JP), Awata; Yutaka (Yokohama, JP), Murata; Hiroyasu (Kawasaki, JP), Koizumi; Nobukazu (Kawasaki, JP), Sasaki; Takashi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Digital subscriber line communicating system
Patent Number: 7,173,984

Inventors: Miyoshi; Yasuo (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Developing device, process cartridge and image forming apparatus to inhibit the increase of the rate of uncharged toner during prolonged operation
Patent Number: 7,877,047

Inventors: Mizes; Howard A (Pittsford, NY), Eun; Yongsoon (Webster, NY), Kim; Songkuk (Yorktown Heights, NY)
Title: Registration system for a web printer
Patent Number: 7,878,617

Inventors: Mizoguchi; Michiko (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Image outputting system and computer-readable medium for outputting image
Patent Number: 7,876,463

Inventors: Mizuguchi; Tetsuya (Kanagawa, JP), Bessho; Kazuhiro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Magnetoresistive element, method for making the same, and magnetic memory device incorporating the same
Patent Number: 7,173,300

Inventors: Mizuno; Tomohisa (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Method for forming semiconductor device structure and semiconductor device
Patent Number: 8,941,092

Inventors: Moaddeb; Shahram (Irvine, CA), Shaolian; Samuel M. (Newport Beach, CA), Shaoulian; Emanuel (Corona Del Mar, CA)
Title: Methods and systems for cardiac remodeling via resynchronization
Patent Number: 7,877,142

Inventors: Mobarak; Aaron (Chicago, IL), Smith; Victor (Oak Park, IL), Watson; Christopher (Oak Park, IL), Shulman; Michael (Northbrook, IL), Furlow; Paul (Chicago, IL), Kay; Gregory (Chicago, IL), Hepkema; Wallace (Racine, WI)
Title: Field bendable line voltage track lighting system
Patent Number: 7,172,332

Inventors: Mochida; Haruo (Kanagawa, JP), Goto; Shingo (Kanagawa, JP), Akahori; Masakazu (Kanagawa, JP), Itabashi; Yoshio (Ibaraki-ken, JP), Uraguchi; Katsumi (Ibaraki-ken, JP), Nakata; Tsugio (Ibaraki-ken, JP)
Title: Structure of bonding plastic part insert-molded with wiring board and method of bonding the same
Patent Number: 7,172,469

Inventors: Mochizuki; Masamitsu (Chino, JP)
Title: Surface-emitting type semiconductor laser
Patent Number: 7,876,801

Inventors: Mochizuki; Takeshi (Hitachinaka, JP)
Title: Light scanning unit and image forming apparatus using the same
Patent Number: 7,876,485

Inventors: Mock; Elmar (Colobier, CH), Klopfenstein; Andre (Neuveville, CH), Simont-Vermot; Emmanuel (Neuchatel, CH)
Title: Disposable packaging for the distribution of a liquid preparation pumped by a venturi-effect device
Patent Number: 7,878,108

Inventors: Mohan; Mukund (Bangalore, IN)
Title: Processing data from diverse databases
Patent Number: 8,943,087

Inventors: Monga; Indermohan (Acton, MA), Schofield; Bruce (Tyngsboro, MA), Travostino; Franco (Arlington, MA)
Title: System and method for translating application program network service requests into actions and performing those actions through the management and/or control plane responsive to previously defined policies and previous requests by the same or another application program
Patent Number: 8,943,212

Inventors: Mongeon; Douglas R. (Orange, CA)
Title: Supraglottic airway device and method of use
Patent Number: 7,878,201

Inventors: Monoe; Shigeharu (Kanagawa, JP), Yokoshima; Takashi (Kanagawa, JP), Sasagawa; Shinya (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Manufacturing method for semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,172,931

Inventors: Monroe; Dana (Portland, OR)
Title: Lifting device
Patent Number: 7,874,544

Inventors: Montfort; David B (Webster, NY), Koch; Donald C (Webster, NY)
Title: Reversible eccentric actuator widens optical sensor setting latitude
Patent Number: 7,877,050

Inventors: Monzel; Alois (Moerstadt, DE)
Title: Method and device for the manufacture of disposable, one-way, single-use beverage kegs for use in home bars
Patent Number: 7,877,967

Inventors: Moon; Chang-rok (Seoul, KR), Paik; Koe-hyun (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Lee; Duck-hyung (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Hwang; Sung-ho (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Filter, color filter array, method of manufacturing the color filter array, and image sensor
Patent Number: 7,875,947

Inventors: Moon; James E. (Fairport, NY), Young; Lincoln C. (Ithaca, NY)
Title: Fabrication of ultra-shallow channels for microfluidic devices and systems
Patent Number: 7,171,975

Inventors: Moon; Kook Chul (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Lee; Jun Young (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Kim; Ung Sik (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Song; Seock Cheon (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Lee; Sang Hoon (Seoul, KR), Park; Keun Woo (Seoul, KR), Maeng; Ho Suk (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Kang; Sung Wook (Seoul, KR), Choi; Pil Mo (Seoul, KR)
Title: Method and apparatus for driving data in liquid crystal display panel
Patent Number: 7,876,303

Inventors: Moon; Young-Choon (Belle Mead, NJ), Cao; Liangxian (Parlin, NJ), Tamilarasu; Nadarajan (Edison, NJ), Qi; Hongyan (Plainsboro, NJ), Choi; Soongyu (Skillman, NJ), Lennox; William Joseph (South Plainfield, NJ), Corson; Donald Thomas (Annandale, NJ)
Title: Tetra-cyclic carboline derivatives useful in the inhibition of angiogenesis
Patent Number: 8,940,896

Inventors: Moore; Christopher W. (Maricopa, AZ), Li; Jun (Norwood, MA), Kohl; Paul (Atlanta, GA)
Title: Microstructures and methods of fabrication thereof
Patent Number: 7,875,404

Inventors: Moore; Michael J. (Beverly Hills, MI), Gudenburr; John C. (Canton, MI), Tratar; David B. (Dearborn, MI)
Title: Convertible back counter / teller station document processor
Patent Number: 7,876,478

Inventors: Moorty; Anush (Madrid, ES), Obrador; Pere (Madrid, ES), Ramirez; Nuria Oliver (Madrid, ER)
Title: Method for classification of videos
Patent Number: 8,942,469

Inventors: Moran; Thomas J (Kingston, IE), McSweeney; John P (Cappagh, IE)
Title: Method and apparatus for providing a web page to a call member
Patent Number: 7,877,444

Inventors: More; Grinnell (Nashua, NH)
Title: Mitigating recoil in a ballistic robot
Patent Number: 7,878,105

Inventors: Mori; Daigoro (Mishima, JP), Toh; Keiji (Kariya, JP), Fujita; Katsuyoshi (Kariya, JP)
Title: Hydrogen storage tank and its manufacturing method
Patent Number: 7,875,107

Inventors: Mori; Katsuhiko (Kawasaki, JP), Kaneda; Yuji (Kitakyushu, JP), Matsugu; Masakazu (Chiba, JP), Mitarai; Yusuke (Yokohama, JP), Suzuki; Takashi (Atsugi, JP)
Title: Image processing device, imaging device, image processing method
Patent Number: 8,942,436

Inventors: Mori; Kenneth (Los Angeles, CA), Iida; Yoko (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Multi-component charging station with surge protector
Patent Number: 7,876,066

Inventors: Mori; Seiichi (Sapporo, JP), Mori; Ayako (Sapporo, JP)
Title: Head and neck protection apparatus for vehicle
Patent Number: 8,939,503

Inventors: Moriguchi; Ryutaro (Susono, JP), Tanaka; Satoru (Susono, JP), Katsumata; Machiko (Susono, JP)
Title: Control apparatus for internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 8,938,960

Inventors: Morikawa; Kunihiko (Hiratsuka, JP)
Title: Variable gear ratio steering apparatus
Patent Number: 7,878,294

Inventors: Morita; Seiji (Yokohama, JP), Takazawa; Koji (Tokyo, JP), Morishita; Naoki (Yokohama, JP), Nakamura; Naomasa (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Write-once information recording medium and coloring matter material therefor
Patent Number: 7,876,666

Inventors: Morita; Takeomi (Mobara, JP), Muneyoshi; Takahiko (Chiba, JP), Nakagawa; Hideki (Chiba, JP), Miyazawa; Toshio (Chiba, JP), Matsumoto; Katsumi (Mobara, JP)
Title: Display device
Patent Number: 8,941,909

Inventors: Moriyama; Kunio (Hitachi, JP), Maeda; Akihiko (Hitachi, JP), Yasue; Yoshikatsu (Tokyo, JP), Nakayama; Takahide (Nara, JP)
Title: Particle beam therapy system
Patent Number: 7,173,264

Inventors: Morohashi; Hideo (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Signal processing circuit and communication device using the same
Patent Number: 7,877,065

Inventors: Mortimore; Michael (Burford, GB), Miller; Andrew (Upton, GB), Studley; John (Abingdon, GB), Charrier; Jean-Damien (Wantage, GB)
Title: Caspase inhibitors and uses thereof
Patent Number: 7,875,712

Inventors: Mosing; Donald E. (Lafayette, LA), Hawkins, III; Samuel P. (Lafayette, LA), Sipos; David L. (Youngsville, LA), Lutgring; Keith T. (Lafayette, LA), Latiolais, Jr.; Burney J. (Lafayette, LA)
Title: Methods and devices for forming a wellbore with casing
Patent Number: 7,874,361

Inventors: Moskowitz; Scott A. (Sunny Isles Beach, FL)
Title: Optimization methods for the insertion, protection, and detection of digital watermarks in digital data
Patent Number: 7,877,609

Inventors: Motohashi; Satoru (Chiba, JP), Sunahara; Satoshi (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus featuring a transfer bias having a polarity opposite to a polarity of a charged toner
Patent Number: 7,174,112

Inventors: Motoyama; Tetsuro (Cupertino, CA), Fong; Avery (Castro Valley, CA)
Title: Software development environment with design specification verification tool
Patent Number: 7,171,652

Inventors: Motoyama; Tetsuro (Cupertino, CA), Fong; Avery (Castro Valley, CA)
Title: Method and system of remote diagnostic, control and information collection using multiple formats and multiple protocols with verification of formats and protocols
Patent Number: 7,171,670

Inventors: Moulin; Jacky (Sainte Marie Laumont, FR)
Title: Method for closing a molded bottle cap
Patent Number: 7,874,830

Inventors: Moulsley; Timothy J. (Caterham, GB)
Title: Providing idle periods in an otherwise continuous transmission to monitor signal quality in alternate communications channels
Patent Number: 7,173,920

Inventors: Mrksich; Milan (Chicago, IL), Hodneland; Christian (Brookline, MA)
Title: Polypeptide immobilization
Patent Number: 7,172,905

Inventors: Mueller; Dieter (Cupertino, CA), Schierle; Rainer (Los Altos, CA), Kavaldjiev; Daniel (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Reduced coherence symmetric grazing incidence differential interferometer
Patent Number: 7,173,715

Inventors: Muhr; Andreas (Linkenheim-Hochstetten, DE), Schmith; Peter (Hagenbach, DE)
Title: Measuring transducer
Patent Number: 7,173,543

Inventors: Mukai; Nobuaki (Yamaguchi, JP)
Title: Method for production of hard disk substrate and hard disk substrate
Patent Number: 8,940,419

Inventors: Mukund; Shridhar (San Jose, CA), Gopalan; Mahesh (San Jose, CA), Kashalkar; Neeraj (Irvine, CA)
Title: Networked processor for a pipeline architecture
Patent Number: 7,877,581

Inventors: Muller; Detlef (Siegen, DE), Kwitniewski; Matthias (Aachen, DE), Geiger; Igor (Kreuztal, DE), Gier; Paul (Aachen, DE), Mannsbarth; Heiko (Wiesbaden, DE)
Title: Running gear for a rail vehicle with a transversally decoupling motor suspension
Patent Number: 8,939,086

Inventors: Muller; George W. (Bridgewater, NJ), Man; Hon-Wah (Princeton, NJ), Zhang; Weihong (Highland Park, NJ)
Title: Fluoroalkoxy-substituted 1,3-dihydro-isoindolyl compounds and their pharmaceutical uses
Patent Number: 7,173,058

Inventors: Munnelly; Heidi M. (Windsor, CO), Ray; Kevin B. (Fort Collins, CO), Tao; Ting (Fort Collins, CO), Saraiya; Shashikant (Fort Collins, CO), Hayashi; Kouji (Tatebayashi, JP), Huang; Jianbing (Trumbull, CT)
Title: Preparation of solvent-resistant binder for an imageable element
Patent Number: 7,172,850

Inventors: Murakami; Keiichi (Komaki, JP)
Title: Method for manufacturing printed wiring board
Patent Number: 7,172,925

Inventors: Murano; Hiroaki (Tokyo, JP), Matsumoto; Tomokazu (Tokyo, JP), Tanaka; Yoshikazu (Tokyo, JP), Hirose; Tetsu (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Connecting member with a receptacle and an insertion terminal of a shape different than that of the receptacle
Patent Number: 7,878,869

Inventors: Murayama; Shigeharu (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Electro-acoustic converters, electronic devices, waterproof covers, and air leakage test methods for electro-acoustic converters
Patent Number: 8,942,401

Inventors: Murb; Reinhardt-Karsten (Aschaffenburg, DE)
Title: Device and process for producing pellets from a plastic melt
Patent Number: 7,874,823

Inventors: Muto; Masahiko (Saitama, JP), Hashiba; Kiyoshi (Saitama, JP), Kusaka; Takashi (Gunma, JP)
Title: Signal output device, signal output control method, program and recording medium
Patent Number: 7,876,173

Inventors: Muto; Shin (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Data processing apparatus, data input control method thereof, information processing device, and program for implementing the method
Patent Number: 7,877,499

Inventors: Muto; Yoshiaki (Odawara, JP), Takeuchi; Hisaharu (Odawara, JP)
Title: Storage apparatus
Patent Number: 7,171,517

Inventors: Muzykantov; Vladimir R. (Warwick, PA), Higazi; Abd Al-Roof (Bala Cynwyd, PA), Murciano; Juan Carlos (Sevilla, ES), Cines; Douglas (Wynnewood, PA), Taylor; Ronald P. (Charlottesville, VA)
Title: Compositions and methods for prevention and treatment of uncontrolled formation of intravascular fibrin clots
Patent Number: 7,172,760

Inventors: Myrick; Leslie J. (Poplarville, MS), Thomas; David B. (Poplarville, MS), Carter; Roy L. (Chicago, IL), Maljkovic; Nikica (New Orleans, LA), Davis; Christopher (Diamondhead, MS), Harding; Scott A. (Slidell, LA), El-Hibri; Mohammad Jamal (Atlanta, GA)
Title: Use of a kinked rigid-rod polyarylene, and articles made from said kinked rigid-rod polyarylene
Patent Number: 7,875,696

Inventors: Nagahama; Kentaro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Method for controlling a hands free system, radio apparatus, and hands free apparatus
Patent Number: 7,174,192

Inventors: Nagai; Masaharu (Kanagawa, JP), Ogino; Kiyofumi (Kanagawa, JP), Nakai; Teruhisa (Tochigi, JP), Shioda; Eiji (Tochigi, JP)
Title: Method for removing resist pattern and method for manufacturing semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,875,419

Inventors: Nagai; Toshiaki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Phase-compensated filter circuit with reduced power consumption
Patent Number: 7,173,485

Inventors: Nagai; Yutaka (Yokohama, JP), Takeuchi; Toshifumi (Tokyo, JP), Higuchi; Shigemitsu (Fujisawa, JP)
Title: Method and apparatus for recording/reproducing digital video signal or audio signal, and optical disk apparatus
Patent Number: 7,174,092

Inventors: Nagamatsu; Tatsuo (Tokyo, JP), Shimizu; Kunitoshi (Kanagawa, JP), Okuda; Takao (Tokyo, JP), Teranishi; Tsutomu (Tokyo, JP), Kawaguchi; Hiroshi (Kanagawa, JP), Mitsuzawa; Atsushi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Apparatus, method, and computer program for processing information
Patent Number: 7,876,480

Inventors: Nagarajan; Ramesh (Seattle, WA), Muralidhar; Subramanian (Bellevue, WA), Starck; Stephen Frederick (Bothell, WA), House; Sean B. (Seattle, WA), Cavanagh; Simon (Redmond, WA), Valbuena; Fabio Meireles Fernandez (Bellevue, WA), Iceva; Katica (Kirkland, WA)
Title: Extensible command execution for entity data model platform
Patent Number: 7,877,397

Inventors: Nagase; Norikazu (Odawara, JP), Higaki; Selichi (Odawara, JP), Satoh; Takao (Odawara, JP)
Title: Hierarchical storage apparatus and control apparatus thereof
Patent Number: 7,174,439

Inventors: Nagashima; Kanji (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Liquid ejection head and image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 7,874,657

Inventors: Nagata; Shingo (Kawasaki, JP), Tsukuda; Keiichiro (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Ink jet recording head, ink jet cartridge with ink jet recording head, and ink jet recording apparatus
Patent Number: 7,874,639

Inventors: Nahata; Apul (San Diego, CA), Patwari; Srinivas (San Diego, CA), Moorthy; Mahesh (San Diego, CA)
Title: System and method for dynamically simulating devices at a computing device
Patent Number: 7,877,247

Inventors: Nair; Raj Krishnan (Acton, MA)
Title: Methods and apparatus for directing a resource request
Patent Number: 7,171,471

Inventors: Nakae; Hazuki (Kyoto, JP), Mori; Toshiharu (Osaka, JP)
Title: Method for producing glass substrate for information storage medium, and information storage medium
Patent Number: 8,938,990

Inventors: Nakagawa; Goji (Kawasaki, JP), Kinoshita; Susumu (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Optical receiving device and communication system
Patent Number: 8,942,567

Inventors: Nakagawa; Hisashi (Tsukuba, JP), Akiyama; Masahiro (Tsukuba, JP), Kurosawa; Takahiko (Tsukuba, JP), Shiota; Atsushi (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Composition for forming insulating film, method for producing same, silica-based insulating film, and method for forming same
Patent Number: 7,875,317

Inventors: Nakahara; Ken (Kypto, JP)
Title: Zinc oxide based compound semiconductor light emitting device
Patent Number: 8,941,105

Inventors: Nakajima; Hiromichi (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Tsuji; Toshio (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Kamata; Masahiko (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Power supply for illumination and luminaire
Patent Number: 8,941,318

Inventors: Nakajima; Tetsu (Kanagawa-Ken, JP), Adachi; Tomoko (Chiba-Ken, JP), Toshimitsu; Kiyoshi (Kanagawa-Ken, JP), Sakamoto; Takafumi (Kanagawa-Ken, JP)
Title: Radio communication apparatus and radio communication method
Patent Number: 7,174,161

Inventors: Nakamura; Hidehiro (Tsukuba, JP)
Title: Connector for inserting wiring board, and method for manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 7,874,848

Inventors: Nakanishi; Haruyuki (Susono, JP), Kuzushima; Yusuke (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Alkaline fuel cell electrode catalyst, alkaline fuel cell, manufacture method for alkaline fuel cell electrode catalyst, and manufacture method for alkaline fuel cell
Patent Number: 8,940,459

Inventors: Nakatsuka; Tadayoshi (Callisensvej, DK), Suwa; Atsushi (Takatsuki, JP), Tara; Katsushi (Kyoto, JP)
Title: High frequency switching circuit and semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,173,471

Inventors: Nakaya; Yuichiro (Suginami-ku, JP)
Title: Recording medium having recorded thereon coded information using plus and/or minus rounding of images
Patent Number: 8,942,492

Inventors: Nakaya; Yuichiro (Suginami-ku, JP)
Title: Recording medium having recorded thereon coded information using plus and/or minus rounding of images
Patent Number: 8,942,497

Inventors: Nakaya; Yuichiro (Suginami-ku, JP)
Title: Recording medium having recorded thereon coded information using plus and/or minus rounding of images
Patent Number: 8,942,498

Inventors: Nakaya; Yuichiro (Suginami-ku, JP)
Title: Recording medium having recorded thereon coded information using plus and/or minus rounding of images
Patent Number: 8,942,499

Inventors: Nakaya; Yuichiro (Suginami-ku, JP)
Title: Recording medium having recorded thereon coded information using plus and/or minus rounding of images
Patent Number: 8,942,500

Inventors: Nakaya; Yuichiro (Suginami-ku, JP)
Title: Recording medium having recorded thereon coded information using plus and/or minus rounding of images
Patent Number: 8,942,501

Inventors: Nakaya; Yuichiro (Suginami-ku, JP)
Title: Recording medium having recorded thereon coded information using plus and/or minus rounding of images
Patent Number: 8,942,504

Inventors: Nakayama; Isamu (Kanagawa, JP), Nakayama; Katsumi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Lubricant mist sprayer for pinch roll
Patent Number: 7,172,141

Inventors: Nakayama; Kota (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Drive device of liquid ejection head and liquid ejection apparatus
Patent Number: 7,878,611

Inventors: Nanukuttan; Biju (Jabalpur, IN), Adoor; Rakesh (Dwarka, IN), Sundaram; Hariharan (Bangalore, IN), Adaickalasamy; James (Bangalore, IN), Punna; Prasad (Bangalore, IN)
Title: Clearance control for a turbine
Patent Number: 8,939,709

Inventors: Narad; Charles E. (Santa Clara, CA), Fall; Kevin (Berkley, CA), MacAvoy; Neil (Redwood City, CA), Shankar; Pradip (Fremont, CA), Rand; Leonard M. (San Francisco, CA), Hall; Jerry J. (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Reassembly of a transmission control protocol (TCP) data stream from payloads of TCP segments of a bidirectional TCP connection
Patent Number: 7,171,486

Inventors: Narayanan; Raja P. (Irving, TX), Khalil; Mohamed (Dallas, TX), Akhtar; Haseeb (Garland, TX), Qaddoura; Emad A. (Plano, TX)
Title: Unicast agent advertisement based on layer 2 and layer 3 motion detection
Patent Number: 7,173,917

Inventors: Narayanan; Sundar (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Method of making uniform oxide layer
Patent Number: 7,172,914

Inventors: Nasielski; John Wallace (San Diego, CA), Tinnakornsrisuphap; Peerapol (San Diego, CA), Sundarraman; Chandrasekhar Therazhandur (San Diego, CA), Wang; Jun (La Jolla, CA), Shirota; Masakazu (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Access control based on receipt of defined information from access terminal
Patent Number: 8,942,690

Inventors: Nauman; Edward (Palmdale, CA)
Title: Retractable lighting system
Patent Number: 7,878,684

Inventors: Navarro; Carlos F. (Dallas, TX)
Title: Apparatus and method for removing enamel from a person's tooth
Patent Number: 7,878,807

Inventors: Nawaz; Ahmad Ahsan (State College, PA), Mao; Xiaole (Mason, OH), Huang; Tony Jun (State College, PA)
Title: Three-dimensional (3D) hydrodynamic focusing using a microfluidic device
Patent Number: 8,941,826

Inventors: Needham; Bradford H. (Hillsboro, OR), Salvador; Anthony C. (Portland, OR), Sherry; John W. (Portland, OR)
Title: Location-based vehicle messaging system
Patent Number: 7,174,173

Inventors: Needham; Bradford H. (North Plains, OR), Wells; Kevin C. (Portland, OR)
Title: Game-based selection system
Patent Number: 8,943,412

Inventors: Nelson; Mark L. (Norfolk, MA), Koza; Darrell J. (Wakefield, RI), Rennie; Glen (South Weymouth, MA)
Title: 7, 8 and 9-substituted tetracycline compounds
Patent Number: 7,875,649

Inventors: Nesbitt, III; James Thomas (New Orleans, LA)
Title: Suspension system
Patent Number: 8,939,458

Inventors: Nesbitt; Bruce (Chicago, IL)
Title: Marked precoated medical device and method of manufacturing same
Patent Number: 8,940,357

Inventors: Nesvadba; Peter (Marly, CH), Bugnon Folger; Lucienne (Pfeffingen, CH), Birbaum; Jean-Luc (Binningen, CH), Faller; Marc (Hegenheim, FR), Carroy; Antoine (Limburgerhof, DE)
Title: Polymerizable compositions
Patent Number: 8,940,806

Inventors: Neto; David (Toronto, CA), Betz; Vaughn (Toronto, CA), Varia; Meghal (Brampton, CA), Baeckler; Gregg William (San Jose, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for deriving signal activities for power analysis and optimization
Patent Number: 7,877,710

Inventors: Netsu; Hiroshi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Liquid discharge head
Patent Number: 8,939,557

Inventors: Neveux; Nathalie (Mereville, FR), Kanari; Ndue (Vandoeuvre, FR), Gaballah; Ibrahim (Vandoeuvre, FR), Evrard; Omer (Vandoeuvre, FR)
Title: Method for the solid synthesis of ferrates of alkaline or alkaline earth metals and ferrates obtained according to this method
Patent Number: 7,172,748

Inventors: Nevorct; Damien (Worcester, MA), Swei; Gwo (Vandalia, OH), Zanoli; Alain (Avignon, FR)
Title: Rapid tooling system and methods for manufacturing abrasive articles
Patent Number: 7,875,091

Inventors: Nguyen; Vinh T. (San Jose, CA), Hamrick; Claude A. S. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Process for making a multilayer circuit board
Patent Number: 7,874,065

Inventors: Nichols; Charles E. (Wichita, KS), Hetrick; William A. (Wichita, KS), Humlicek; Donald R. (Wichita, KS)
Title: Data storage system recovery from disk failure during system off-line condition
Patent Number: 7,171,518

Inventors: Nicholson; Leo (Stratford, CA)
Title: Dropped curb finisher
Patent Number: 7,172,364

Inventors: Nilsson; Erik (Stockholm, SE)
Title: Cubical beverage packaging unit
Patent Number: 7,878,363

Inventors: Nishi; Noriaki (Tokyo, JP), Yamamoto; Kenji (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Optical recording medium driving device
Patent Number: 7,173,898

Inventors: Nishihara; Kazunari (Osaka, JP), Fujiwara; Kazuo (Hyogo, JP), Kato; Kanji (Osaka, JP), Degawa; Mikio (Osaka, JP), Shimamura; Tetsuro (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Optical filter module and manufacturing method thereof
Patent Number: 7,172,344

Inventors: Nishimura; Shin (Saitama, JP), Iwamoto; Tetsunori (Saitama, JP)
Title: Fuel-supplying structure for a V-type multi-cylinder engine, and engine incorporating same
Patent Number: 7,878,174

Inventors: Nishino; Masaaki (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Information displaying system
Patent Number: 7,173,634

Inventors: Nishinou; Naoyuki (Tokyo, JP), Nakatsugawa; Haruyasu (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Radiographic imaging device
Patent Number: 8,939,640

Inventors: Nishio; Fumihiko (Kanagawa, JP), Yoshida; Kimiyoshi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Intelligent information retrieval system using hierarchically classified preferences
Patent Number: 7,877,513

Inventors: Nishizawa; Akinori (Uji, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus with power saving characteristics
Patent Number: 7,173,720

Inventors: Nishizawa; Kenichi (Nirasaki, JP), Terai; Yasuhiro (Nirasaki, JP), Asano; Akira (Nirasaki, JP)
Title: Fluorine doped carbon films produced by modification by radicals
Patent Number: 7,875,549

Inventors: Niwa; Kenji (Ibaraki, JP), Imai; Teruo (Ibaraki, JP)
Title: Portable cutting machine
Patent Number: 7,874,075

Inventors: Nl; Wei (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Resonator having an output electrode underneath first and second electrode arms
Patent Number: 7,876,177

Inventors: Noba; Koya (Fujiyoshida, JP)
Title: Mobile phone with an image projection device
Patent Number: 7,874,683

Inventors: Nobayashi; Takafumi (Chikugo, JP), Oyamada; Yasuyuki (Chikugo, JP), Ikeda; Takahiro (Chikugo, JP), Nishihara; Keiichi (Chikugo, JP), Nagata; Masao (Chikugo, JP), Kondou; Saizou (Chikugo, JP), Miyanishi; Masami (Chikugo, JP)
Title: Excavating machine
Patent Number: 7,874,392

Inventors: Nomoto; Akihiro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Patterning method, method of manufacturing organic field effect transistor, and method of manufacturing flexible printed circuit board
Patent Number: 8,941,151

Inventors: Nonami; Takayuki (Hyogo, JP)
Title: Portable radio communication apparatus
Patent Number: 7,174,162

Inventors: Norrga; Staffan (Stockholm, SE), Dijkhuizen; Frans (Skultuna, SE), Jonsson; Tomas (Vasteras, SE), Setz; Thomas (Veltheim, CH)
Title: Converter cell for cascaded converters and a control system and method for operating a converter cell
Patent Number: 8,942,014

Inventors: Norton; John D. (New Brighton, MN), Rorvick; Anthony W. (Champlin, MN), Nielsen; Christian S. (River Falls, WI)
Title: Capacitors including interacting separators and surfactants
Patent Number: 7,875,087

Inventors: Notohamiprodjo; Hubertus (Union City, CA), Pitigoi-Aron; Radu (San Jose, CA)
Title: Identifying a current drawn by a load
Patent Number: 8,942,936

Inventors: Noumi; Shigeaki (Tokyo, JP), Masutani; Yuichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Display device
Patent Number: 7,876,122

Inventors: Novara; Paolo (Turin, IT)
Title: Buckle for restraint belts, particularly for car safety seats for children
Patent Number: 8,938,865

Inventors: Nozawa; Toshihisa (Amagasaki, JP), Matsuoka; Takaaki (Minato-Ku, JP)
Title: Substrate processing apparatus
Patent Number: 7,874,781

Inventors: Nozoe; Mari (Hino, JP), Suga; Mitsuo (Koshigaya, JP), Neo; Yoichiro (Kokubunji, JP), Nishiyama; Hidetoshi (Kokubunji, JP)
Title: Method of inspecting pattern and inspecting instrument
Patent Number: 7,876,113

Inventors: Numaguchi; Kazuya (Tokyo, JP), Hisada; Hiroyuki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Axial gap type generator
Patent Number: 8,941,279

Inventors: Nureki; Shinji (Chiba, JP)
Title: Thermal activation apparatus for a heat-sensitive adhesive sheet
Patent Number: 7,173,642

Inventors: O'Callaghan; Andrais (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Redeye reduction of digital images
Patent Number: 7,174,034

Inventors: O'Lenick; Kevin (Dacula, GA)
Title: Polymeric structured gels
Patent Number: 7,875,263

Inventors: O'Neill, Jr.; Gregory A. (Rockledge, FL), Jo; Young-Min (Viera, FL), Tornatta, Jr.; Paul A. (Melbourne, FL), Farrar; John Charles (Indialantic, FL), Fugate; Murray (Coral Springs, FL), Kim; Ki-Chul (Suwon, KR), Lee; Joon-Wan (Seoul, KR)
Title: Handset quadrifilar helical antenna mechanical structures
Patent Number: 7,173,576

Inventors: O'Neill; Robert W. (Elkhorn, WI)
Title: Automatic universal joint assembly method and apparatus
Patent Number: 8,938,869

Inventors: Oberg; Mats (San Jose, CA), Xie; Jin (Longmont, CO), Ni; Bin (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for timing jitter measurement
Patent Number: 8,942,280

Inventors: Ochiai; Katsuhiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Broadcast storing and displaying apparatus and video apparatus
Patent Number: 7,171,677

Inventors: Oda; Yoichiro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Base plate for a chair
Patent Number: 7,878,598

Inventors: Oeuvrard; Jean-Francois (Cergy Pontoise, FR), Goix; Pierre (Le Mesnil Theribus, FR)
Title: Motor vehicle interior trim, dashboard and vehicle comprising such a trim
Patent Number: 8,939,489

Inventors: Ogasawara; Takeshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Initialization safety
Patent Number: 8,943,471

Inventors: Ogata; Masako (Yokohama, JP), Suzuki; Kazuhiro (Tokyo, JP), Funaki; Hideyuki (Tokyo, JP), Itaya; Kazuhiko (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Sensor device and display apparatus
Patent Number: 7,876,105

Inventors: Ogawa; Yoshinori (Nagano, JP)
Title: Motor and method of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 7,173,351

Inventors: Ogilvie; Scott A. (Farmington, UT)
Title: Protective helmet for air extraction from snow
Patent Number: 8,939,146

Inventors: Ogiyama; Hiromi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 8,942,604

Inventors: Ogura; Mitsuo (Aichi-ken, JP)
Title: Cup holder
Patent Number: 7,874,535

Inventors: Oh; Duck Su (Gwangju, KR), Kim; Yong Kyu (Gwangju, KR)
Title: RF system integrated with RF switch and RF modulation
Patent Number: 7,174,140

Inventors: Oh; Heung Chul (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Digital TV receiver for processing teletext information
Patent Number: 7,173,667

Inventors: Oh; Il Kwon (Seoul, KR), Song; Jin Seob (Goonpo-si, KR), Lee; Nam Soo (Seoul, KR), Chang; Se Dong (Gwangmyeong-si, KR), Chung; Baik Young (Incheon-si, KR)
Title: System and method for controlling temperature of refrigerant in air conditioner
Patent Number: 7,171,818

Inventors: Ohara; Masaaki (Osaka, JP)
Title: Tire forming mold
Patent Number: 7,874,821

Inventors: Ohata; Eiichi (Shizuoka, JP), Wakasugi; Kazuo (Chuo-ku, JP), Hirosawa; Koichi (Chuo-ku, JP), Narita; Kenji (Chuo-ku, JP)
Title: Connecting structure for steel frame columns and steel frame girders
Patent Number: 7,874,120

Inventors: Ohmi; Tadahiro (Sendai, JP)
Title: Photoelectric conversion device
Patent Number: 8,941,005

Inventors: Ohmi; Tadahiro (Sendai, JP)
Title: Gate electrode comprising aluminum and zirconium
Patent Number: 8,941,091

Inventors: Ohnishi; Takao (Kiyosu, JP), Shimizu; Hideki (Ohbu, JP), Koizumi; Takaaki (Tajimi, JP)
Title: Piezoelectric/electrostrictive membrane sensor
Patent Number: 7,876,023

Inventors: Ohrui; Hiroki (Kawasaki, JP), Senoo; Akihiro (Kawasaki, JP), Kosuge; Tetsuya (Kawasaki, JP), Watanabe; Taiki (Akishima, JP)
Title: Heterocyclic compound and organic light-emitting device
Patent Number: 7,875,368

Inventors: Oikawa; Masaki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Ink jet head, method for driving the same, and ink jet recording apparatus
Patent Number: 7,172,268

Inventors: Okabe; Tsuneyuki (Hanamaki, JP), Mori; Yoji (Gifu, JP), Inagaki; Takeya (Kasugai, JP), Sugino; Akihito (Inuyama, JP)
Title: Purge gas unit and purge gas supply integrated unit
Patent Number: 7,874,316

Inventors: Okada; Masaya (Osaka, JP), Kiyama; Makoto (Itami, JP), Saitoh; Yu (Itami, JP), Yaegashi; Seiji (Tokyo, JP), Yokoyama; Mitsunori (Tokyo, JP), Inoue; Kazutaka (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device and method for producing the same
Patent Number: 8,941,174

Inventors: Okada; Shinichiro (Odawara, JP)
Title: Method and apparatus for cleaning master disk
Patent Number: 7,877,835

Inventors: Okamoto; Minoru (Osaka, JP)
Title: System LSI design support apparatus and a system LSI design support method
Patent Number: 7,171,643

Inventors: Okimoto; Mitsuo (Chigasaki, JP), Shiraishi; Mikio (Yokohama, JP), Matono; Takaaki (Yokohama, JP), Kodera; Yoshie (Chigasaki, JP), Matsuzawa; Toshihiko (Kamakaura, JP), Nishimura; Sadayuki (Yokohama, JP), Masuoka; Nobuo (Chigasaki, JP)
Title: Flat-panel display apparatus
Patent Number: 7,876,553

Inventors: Okitsu; Yosuke (Anjo, JP), Sugiura; Junji (Toyota, JP)
Title: Load drive control apparatus having minimized power consumption when functioning in waiting status
Patent Number: 7,173,350

Inventors: Oku; Kazuyuki (Okayama, JP), Kubota; Michio (Okayama, JP), Fukuda; Shigeharu (Okayama, JP), Miyake; Toshio (Okayama, JP)
Title: Lipid-regulating agent and use thereof
Patent Number: 8,940,715

Inventors: Okutomi; Hidetoshi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Cipher generating device, cipher decoding device, cipher generating program, cipher decoding program, authentication system and electronic device
Patent Number: 7,174,019

Inventors: Okuyama; Yoshinobu (Yamatokoriyama, JP), Kominami; Takashi (Yamatokoriyama, JP), Maejima; Shinichi (Yamatokoriyama, JP)
Title: Workpiece conveying apparatus of machine tool
Patent Number: 7,874,785

Inventors: Oleniczak; Kevin James (Wheaton, IL), Knight; Brian Kemp (Chicago, IL), Drake; Donald George (Arlington Heights, IL)
Title: System for event correlation in cellular networks
Patent Number: 7,174,152

Inventors: Olivier; Pierre L. (Houma, LA)
Title: Pipeline pig storage rack apparatus
Patent Number: 7,874,435

Inventors: Olsen; Randall B. (Carlsbad, CA)
Title: Multiple-tapped optical delay line
Patent Number: 7,174,073

Inventors: Oney; Adrian J. (Woodinville, WA), Thornton; Andrew John (Seattle, WA), Oshins; Jacob (Seattle, WA)
Title: Distributed hardware state management in virtual machines
Patent Number: 7,877,760

Inventors: Onggosanusi; Eko (Allen, TX), Dabak; Anand G. (Plano, TX), Schmidl; Timothy M. (Dallas, TX)
Title: High data rate closed loop MIMO scheme combining transmit diversity and data multiplexing
Patent Number: 7,876,854

Inventors: Onishi; Hiroaki (Kyoto, JP), Nakamura; Kuniaki (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Sensor IC, contact image sensor and image reading apparatus
Patent Number: 8,941,898

Inventors: Ono; Toshinori (Tokyo, JP), Matsumoto; Hiroyuki (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Shoda; Mitsuhiro (Kanagawa, JP), Kanai; Hiroshi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Perpendicular magnetic recording medium and method of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 7,875,372

Inventors: Oono; Takahiko (Tokyo, JP)
Title: High-pressure fuel pump control device for internal combustion
Patent Number: 7,171,944

Inventors: Orlovskaya; Veronika (Moscow, RU)
Title: Authentication system and method using arrangements of objects
Patent Number: 8,943,563

Inventors: Orten; Philip A. (Loris, SC)
Title: Portable sprinkler system
Patent Number: 7,878,012

Inventors: Osakabe; Michihiro (Yokohama, JP), Kozaki; Yasuo (Yokohama, JP), Tanaka; Hideaki (Yokohama, JP), Mishima; Shunsuke (Yokohama, JP), Furusako; Tatsuo (Yokohama, JP), Shoumura; Kazuyuki (Yokosuka, JP), Saisu; Takumi (Yokohama, JP), Miyata; Hiroyuki (Tokyo, JP), Watanabe; Kotaro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Integrated gasification combined cycle plant, method of controlling the plant, and method of producing fuel gas
Patent Number: 7,877,979

Inventors: Osame; Mitsuaki (Kanagawa, JP), Anzai; Aya (Kanagawa, JP), Yamazaki; Yu (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Element substrate and a light emitting device
Patent Number: 7,173,586

Inventors: Osogami; Takayuki (Kanagawa, JP), Suzuki; Shoko (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Method and system for measured value simulation
Patent Number: 8,942,962

Inventors: Otonari; Junji (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Base station, mobile station, communication system, and communication method
Patent Number: 8,942,699

Inventors: Otorii; Yu (Tokyo, JP), Saito; Katsuhiko (Tokyo, JP), Fukuda; Masahiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Converter control device and air conditioner including converter control device
Patent Number: 8,941,347

Inventors: Otsubo; Toshifumi (Kagawa, JP), Takino; Shunsuke (Kagawa, JP)
Title: Disposable pull-on wearing article
Patent Number: 7,172,583

Inventors: Otsuka; Nobuyuki (Kyoto, JP), Kudoh; Yuji (Kyoto, JP), Morizane; Toshimitsu (Osaka, JP)
Title: Power conversion apparatus, power conversion method, motor system, and two-phase induction motor
Patent Number: 8,941,350

Inventors: Otterbeck; Norbert (Uberlingen, DE), Gruber; Peter (Merzhausen, DE)
Title: Pellet formulation for the treatment of the intestinal tract
Patent Number: 8,940,328

Inventors: Owens, III; William W. (Eros, LA)
Title: Taxidermy flesh removal system and method
Patent Number: 8,939,771

Inventors: Oyama; Yasunao (Tokyo, JP), Terashima; Kazutaka (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Crystallization method and crystallization apparatus
Patent Number: 7,875,118

Inventors: Oyasato; Naohiko (Yokohama, JP), Kumazawa; Toshimitsu (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Evaluation support apparatus and method for evaluation of recyclability/environmental load
Patent Number: 7,877,157

Inventors: Ozawa; Kazuhiko (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Automatic wind noise reduction circuit and automatic wind noise reduction method
Patent Number: 7,174,023

Inventors: Pacetti; Stephen D. (San Jose, CA), Michal; Eugene T. (San Francisco, CA), Hossainy; Syed F. A. (Fremont, CA), Ding; Ni (San Jose, CA), Roorda; Wouter E. (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Polycationic peptide coatings and methods of coating implantable medical devices
Patent Number: 7,875,286

Inventors: Padgette; Robert L. (Raleigh, NC), Paulin; Timothy D. (Cary, NC)
Title: Method and system for using risk tolerance and life goal preferences and rankings to enhance financial projections
Patent Number: 7,877,308

Inventors: Pahlck; Harold E. (Waldwick, NJ), Adams; Josephine A. (Wyckoff, NJ), Fleissman; Leona Giat (Ridgewood, NJ)
Title: Shaper
Patent Number: 8,939,667

Inventors: Palese; Steven P. (Torrance, CA), Injeyan; Hagop (Glendale, CA)
Title: Electrically controlled uniform or graded reflectivity electro-optic mirror
Patent Number: 7,173,956

Inventors: Palmer; Gary (Carlsbad, CA), Kennedy; Jeffrey (San Juan Capistrano, CA)
Title: Ruggedized digital low-light viewing device
Patent Number: 7,173,237

Inventors: Panchawagh; Hrishikesh V. (Rochester, NY), Palone; Thomas W. (Rochester, NY)
Title: Digital drop patterning device and method
Patent Number: 8,939,551

Inventors: Pani; Peter M. (Mountain View, CA), Ting; Benjamin S. (Saratoga, CA)
Title: Permutable switching network with enhanced interconnectivity for multicasting signals
Patent Number: 7,876,126

Inventors: Panwar; Ramesh (Pleasanton, CA), Thomas; Philip A. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Enforcement of cache coherency policies using process synchronization services
Patent Number: 7,877,549

Inventors: Panyavoravaj; Boworn (Bangkok, TH), Siricharoenchai; Chaisit (Bangkok, TH)
Title: Disk drive initializing position feedforward compensation with velocity feedforward compensation
Patent Number: 7,876,523

Inventors: Parham; Tyler Thomas (Reno, NV)
Title: Parlay poker
Patent Number: 7,172,198

Inventors: Park; Deukil (Hwaseong-si, KR), Rhew; Choongyop (Suwon-si, KR), Baek; Kiyong (Pyeongtaek-si, KR), Park; Daisoung (Hongchun-gun, KR)
Title: Light guide panel and apparatus for forming pattern on light guide panel
Patent Number: 8,939,614

Inventors: Park; Dong-seek (Daegu, KR), Villasenor; John (Los Angeles, CA)
Title: Multimedia multiplexing method
Patent Number: 7,173,946

Inventors: Park; Jae Yeong (Seoul, KR), Choi; Seok Ho (Chungcheongnam-do, KR), Park; Jong Kweon (Daejeon, KR), Kim; Sun Kyung (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Antenna for ultra-wide band communication
Patent Number: 7,173,564

Inventors: Park; Jae-Soo (Seoul, KR), Lee; Chang Hoon (Jung-Ri, KR)
Title: Electrophoretic display device and method for fabricating the same
Patent Number: 7,876,493

Inventors: Park; Jin-Ho (Suwon-si, KR), Kim; Won-Seok (Seoul, KR), Kim; Sang-Soo (Seoul, KR), Lee; Doo-Won (Seoul, KR), Lee; Hea-Chun (Suwon-si, KR), Lee; Young-Jae (Yongin-si, KR), Kim; Nam-Heon (Yongin-si, KR), Chung; Chae-Woo (Cheonan-si, KR), Lee; Sang-Wook (Seoul, KR), Lee; Kwang-Soo (Yonngin-si, KR), Cho; Jin-Ho (Cheonan-si, KR), Cho; Jae-Hyun (Seoul, KR)
Title: Backlight assembly, display apparatus having the same and method for assembling the same
Patent Number: 7,876,396

Inventors: Park; Joon Seok (Yongin-si, KR), Yu; Kyung A (Suwon-si, KR), Yoon; Yun Soo (Seoul, KR), Han; Mi Ryeong (Anyang-si, KR), Kim; Ji Duck (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Antifungal triazole derivatives
Patent Number: 8,940,768

Inventors: Park; Joon-Young (Seoul 138-815, KR)
Title: Coupling set for connecting ground plate for arrest of lightning
Patent Number: 7,173,181

Inventors: Park; Ju Woong (Shiheung-si, KR), Cho; Man Sik (Shiheung-si, KR), Lee; Sang Moo (Shiheung-si, KR), Song; Byoung-Young (Old Tappan, NJ)
Title: Channel letter machine and method thereof
Patent Number: 7,878,039

Inventors: Park; Mun-Hwa (Seoul, KR)
Title: Mobile communication terminal including an aromatic unit for emanating a fragrance
Patent Number: 7,877,118

Inventors: Park; Sang Hee (Daejeon, KR), Hwang; Chi Sun (Daejeon, KR), Chu; Hye Yong (Daejeon, KR), Lee; Jeong Ik (Gyeonggi, KR)
Title: Method of manufacturing P-type ZnO semiconductor layer using atomic layer deposition and thin film transistor including the P-type ZnO semiconductor layer
Patent Number: 7,875,559

Inventors: Park; Sung-Bum (Suwon-si, KR), Kang; In-Kwon (Seoul, KR), Hwang; Seong-Taek (Pyeongtaek-si, KR), Lee; Jae-Hoon (Seoul, KR)
Title: Bi-directional wavelength division multiplexing self-healing passive optical network
Patent Number: 7,174,102

Inventors: Parker; Charles D. (Sugar Land, TX), Lane; William C. (The Woodlands, TX)
Title: Progressive cavity pump (PCP) drive head stuffing box with split seal
Patent Number: 7,874,369

Inventors: Parker; Frederick A. (Gwynedd Valley, PA)
Title: Spirometer, display and method
Patent Number: 7,172,557

Inventors: Parrilla; Marco (Lorain, OH)
Title: Barbell holder
Patent Number: 7,874,966

Inventors: Parsons; Kevin L. (Appleton, WI), Stener; Lester O. (Blain, MN)
Title: Method of handcuff manufacture
Patent Number: 7,171,829

Inventors: Pascual Coca; Gustavo (Boecillo, ES), Martin Juarez; Jorge (Boecillo-Valladolid, ES)
Title: Method of obtaining 2-amino-6-alkyl-amino-4,5,6,7-tetrahydrobenzothiazoles
Patent Number: 7,875,750

Inventors: Patchett; Leonard James (Leederville, AU)
Title: Labeling assembly
Patent Number: 7,874,866

Inventors: Patel; Sarvar (Montville, NJ), Ramzan; Zulfikar Amin (Boston, MA)
Title: Efficient universal hashing method
Patent Number: 7,174,013

Inventors: Pathak; Ashish K. (Birmingham, AL), Benitez; Jorge A. (Atlanta, GA), Silva-Benitez; Anisia J. (Atlanta, GA)
Title: Small molecule inhibitors of bacterial motility and a high throughput screening assay for their identification
Patent Number: 8,940,740

Inventors: Patil; Basavaraj B. (Plano, TX), Narayanan; Raja P. (Irving, TX), Akhtar; Haseeb (Garland, TX), Qaddoura; Emad A. (Plano, TX)
Title: Security framework for an IP mobility system using variable-based security associations and broker redirection
Patent Number: 7,174,018

Inventors: Patterson; Sam Harwell (Fort Lauderdale, FL)
Title: Bicycle transmission system
Patent Number: 7,874,955

Inventors: Patwardhan; Kedar (Maharashtra, IN), Naik; Neha (Maharashtra, IN), Jain; Sanjay Kumar (Maharashtra, IN), Patil; Sushil Sarjerao (Maharashtra, IN)
Title: Lookup optimization during online file system migration
Patent Number: 8,943,019

Inventors: Pauley, Jr.; William E. (Bland, VA), Sarver; Charlie H. (Rocky Gap, VA), Horton, Jr.; Rush B. (Wytheville, VA)
Title: Method of making a transformer having a stacked core with a split leg
Patent Number: 7,877,861

Inventors: Pazi; Guy (Ramat Hasharon, IL), Bremler-Bar; Anat (Holon, IL), Rivlin; Rami (Tel Aviv, IL), Touitou; Dan (Ramat Gan, IL)
Title: Protecting against distributed denial of service attacks
Patent Number: 7,171,683

Inventors: Penciu; Cristian (Dallas, TX)
Title: Systems and methods for collecting solar energy for conversion to electrical energy with piezoelectric generators
Patent Number: 7,876,028

Inventors: Peng; Ping-Ling (Hsin-Chu, TW), Kang; Carrie (Hsin-Chu, TW)
Title: Automatic process monitoring system for associating an equipment identification and a data collection operation and method of use thereof
Patent Number: 7,174,231

Inventors: Peng; Zheng (Ypsilanti, MI)
Title: Baby food maker
Patent Number: 7,878,702

Inventors: Pennica; Diane (Burlingame, CA), Smith; Victoria (Burlingame, CA), Wood; William I. (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Stra6 polypeptides
Patent Number: 7,173,115

Inventors: Pering; Trevor A. (Mountain View, CA), Light; John J. (Beaverton, OR), Want; Roy (Los Altos, CA), Sundararajan; Muralidharan (Portland, OR)
Title: Method of authentication using familiar photographs
Patent Number: 7,174,462

Inventors: Periyalwar; Shalini (Nepean, CA), Teo; Koon Hoo (Nepean, CA), Fong; Mo-Han (L'Original, CA), Falconer; David (Nepean, CA)
Title: Relaying system and method with partner relays and selective transmission
Patent Number: 8,942,158

Inventors: Pernick; Bruce (Stamford, CT)
Title: Circular knitting machine with mounting arrangement for sinker cams
Patent Number: 8,938,995

Inventors: Perrier; Matthieu (Tarbes, FR), Rouches; Alexandre (Horgues, FR), Cypres; Regis (Poueyferre, FR), Fiedos; Herve (Odos, FR)
Title: Simplified ice-cream maker
Patent Number: 7,878,021

Inventors: Perry; Michael P (Downingtown, PA), Stauffer; Christina S (Wilmington, DE)
Title: Oil release with amino acid-based compounds having a long chain N-acyl group
Patent Number: 8,940,665

Inventors: Perry; Michael P. (Downington, PA), Stauffer; Christina S. (Wilmington, DE)
Title: Oil release with polyethylene oxide segment-containing N-lauroyl amino acid-based compounds
Patent Number: 8,940,664

Inventors: Perttunen; Cary D. (Shelby Township, MI)
Title: Graphical representation of software installation
Patent Number: 7,171,628

Inventors: Peterson; Blake (Walled Lake, MI)
Title: Vehicle cargo arrangement
Patent Number: 7,874,774

Inventors: Petit; Nicolas Jean (Mountain View, CA), Burnett; Gregory C. (Northfield, MN), Goertz; Michael (Redwood City, CA)
Title: Wind suppression/replacement component for use with electronic systems
Patent Number: 8,942,383

Inventors: Petroskie; Robert Michael (Roebuck, SC), Dempsey; Creston Lewis (Mauldin, SC), Nunez; Roberto Anthony (Greenville, SC)
Title: Rotor clocking bar and method of use
Patent Number: 7,877,891

Inventors: Peuker; Marc (Seefeld, DE), Kuerschner; Ralf (Gauting, DE), Koenig; Birgit (Munich, DE), Bertl; Mathias (Wildsteig, DE), Roepke; Markus (Poecking, DE)
Title: Device for storing and mixing pasty materials
Patent Number: 7,172,066

Inventors: Pfeffinger; Joachim (Ludwigshafen, DE), Gilcher; Willi (Ehweiler, DE), Morell; Juergen (Speyer, DE)
Title: Method of conveying liquids
Patent Number: 8,940,250

Inventors: Pflueger; D. Russell (Monarch Beach, CA), Thompson; Christopher Paul (Austin, TX)
Title: Apparatus and methods for treating sleep apnea
Patent Number: 8,939,145

Inventors: Pham; Doan D. (Renton, WA), Lee; Michael A. (Kent, WA)
Title: Aircraft structure including composite beam and composite panel with metal foil therebetween
Patent Number: 7,874,518

Inventors: Phelps; Susan Candace (Scottsdale, AZ), Wehrle; Christopher Lee (Denver, CO)
Title: Novelty golf club
Patent Number: 7,172,517

Inventors: Phifer; Beverly C. (Tuscaloosa, AL), Clark; M. Scott (Tuscaloosa, AL), Grammer; Thomas G. (Northport, AL)
Title: Reading stand
Patent Number: 7,172,167

Inventors: Phipps; Anthony B. (Uttoxeter, GB)
Title: Turbomachine rotor blade and a turbomachine rotor
Patent Number: 7,874,806

Inventors: Piccinini; Sandro (Rome, IT), Pichetti; Luigi (Rome, IT), Secchi; Marco (Rome, IT), Sidoti; Stefano (Rome, IT)
Title: Granular virus detection
Patent Number: 8,943,595

Inventors: Piccoli; Anthony F. (West Deptford, NJ), Wu; Wei (Shanghai, CN), Appalucci; Lawrence (Villanova, PA), Mazoki; Gary T. (Sewell, NJ), McKeown; Thomas J. (Pennsauken, NJ), Strauser; Seth (Sewell, NJ), Brodzik; James (Somerdale, NJ)
Title: Security surround device with cord lock
Patent Number: 8,938,997

Inventors: Pick; Kobby (Modiin, IL), Perets; Yona (Ra'anana, IL)
Title: Method and apparatus of cross-correlation
Patent Number: 8,942,318

Inventors: Pienaar; Frans Petrus Roelof (Krugersdorp, ZA), Thorpe; John Richard (Durban, ZA)
Title: Particulate material retaining bag for wall construction and erosion control
Patent Number: 8,939,681

Inventors: Pinckney; Linda Ruth (Corning, NY), Zhang; Jian-Zhi Jay (Ithaca, NY), Cline; Carl Franklin (Danville, CA)
Title: Transparent glass-ceramic armor
Patent Number: 7,875,565

Inventors: Piper; Scott A. (Bothell, WA), Pruett; Gregory B. (Raleigh, NC), Bauman; Charles D. (Sammamish, WA), Santana; Carlos (Durham, NC), Wooldridge; James L. (Fall City, WA)
Title: Maintaining session states within virtual machine environments
Patent Number: 7,877,485

Inventors: Ploss; Alexander (New York, NY), Evans; Matthew (New York, NY), Rice; Charles (New York, NY)
Title: HCV entry factor, Occludin
Patent Number: 8,940,960

Inventors: Pochop, Jr.; Jeffrey L. (Los Gatos, CA)
Title: Methods and apparatus for antenna system with selectively activatable segments
Patent Number: 8,941,553

Inventors: Poldervaart; Leendert (Castelleretto, MC), Van Cann; Bram (Nice, FR), Rosen; Leon D. (Los Angeles, CA)
Title: Offshore production system with drilling/workover rig
Patent Number: 7,172,479

Inventors: Polivka; William M. (Campbell, CA), Orr; Raymond Kenneth (Kanata, CA)
Title: Flyback power supply with forced primary regulation
Patent Number: 7,876,583

Inventors: Polk, Jr.; Dale E. (Titusville, FL)
Title: Molded support beam
Patent Number: 7,874,125

Inventors: Ponziani; Richard L. (Dayton, OH)
Title: Electronic intelligent turn signal control system
Patent Number: 7,173,524

Inventors: Poris; Jaime (Boulder Creek, CA), Rampoldi; Claudio L. (Mountain View, CA), Rovira; Pablo I. (San Francisco, CA), Blaufus; Christopher W. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Eddy current sensor with concentric confocal distance sensor
Patent Number: 7,173,417

Inventors: Posey; Bobby R. (Maryville, TN)
Title: Method for securing a building structure
Patent Number: 7,874,124

Inventors: Post; Richard F. (Walnut Creek, CA)
Title: Passive magnetic bearing configurations
Patent Number: 7,876,010

Inventors: Potter; Ronald (Aboyne, GB)
Title: Cleaning apparatus
Patent Number: 7,878,238

Inventors: Pourmand; Nader (San Mateo, CA), Gharizadeh; Baback (Palo Alto, CA), Davis; Ronald W. (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Multiplexed assay and probes for identification of HPV types
Patent Number: 7,875,428

Inventors: Powell; Michael Roy (Kennewick, WA), Call; Charles J. (Albuquerque, NM)
Title: Ammonia-based hydrogen generation apparatus and method for using same
Patent Number: 7,875,089

Inventors: Powell; Michael S. (Boca Raton, FL)
Title: Dust collection for panel saw
Patent Number: 7,171,880

Inventors: Prabhasankar; Pichan (Karnataka, IN), Rajiv; Jyotsna (Karnataka, IN), Indrani; Dasappa (Karnataka, IN), Venkateshwara Rao; Gandham (Karnataka, IN)
Title: Emulsifier composition for cakes and a method of making improved quality cakes thereof
Patent Number: 7,172,784

Inventors: Prakash; Anand (London, CA), Shukla; Abhishek (London, CA), Rohani; Sohrab (London, CA)
Title: Ultrasonic method of monitoring particle size distribution of a medium
Patent Number: 8,942,928

Inventors: Prater; Rodney L. (Oak Creek, WI)
Title: Shrink wrap with sample holes
Patent Number: 7,172,065

Inventors: Prestia; Giuseppe (Sarasota, FL)
Title: Portable compressed-air gun for unclogging single drains
Patent Number: 7,877,821

Inventors: Preston; Daniel (Kew Gardens, NY)
Title: Ram air parachute canopy with trapezoidal cells
Patent Number: 7,172,158

Inventors: Prestwich; Matthew C. (Murray, UT)
Title: Holster clip for a concealed item
Patent Number: 8,939,334

Inventors: Price; Lucinda (Sunnyvale, CA), Auciello; Joseph (Simi Valley, CA), Price; Charles (Sweetwater, CA), Jacobson; Stanley (Palm Desert, CA)
Title: Color storage and transmission systems and methods
Patent Number: 8,942,071

Inventors: Pridmore; Raymond David (Lausanne, CH), Mollet; Beat (Lausanne, CH), Arigoni; Fabrizio (Geneve, CH), Hermanns; Josef (Epfenbach, DE)
Title: La1--the genome of a lactobacillus strain
Patent Number: 7,875,421

Inventors: Prinz; Johannes (Friedrichshafen, DE), Odermatt; Manolo (Houston, TX), Ernst; Anko (Salem, DE)
Title: Gas mixer, gas mixing system, gas engine
Patent Number: 8,939,129

Inventors: Prokhorenkov; Alexey Victorovich (123100, Moscow, RU), Prokhorenkov; Victor Dmitrievich (125008, Moscow, RU)
Title: Support structure for a soft ground
Patent Number: 7,874,761

Inventors: Przygoda, Jr.; Chester T. (Troy, MI)
Title: Event driven information system
Patent Number: 7,173,529

Inventors: Pulskamp; Jeffrey Spencer (Mclean, VA), Polcawich; Ronald G. (Derwood, MD)
Title: Large force and displacement piezoelectric MEMS lateral actuation
Patent Number: 7,876,026

Inventors: Py; Daniel (Larchmont, NY), Adamo; Benoit (Pelham, NY), Guthy; John (Southbury, CT), Houle; Nathaniel (Hebron, CT), Willey; M. Jeffrey (Brookfield, CT)
Title: Sterile de-molding apparatus and method
Patent Number: 7,874,129

Inventors: Pyo; Sang-yeon (Suwon, KR), Kim; Hyung-kyoon (Suwon, KR), Park; Chan-woo (Anyang, KR), Lee; Myung-gyu (Suwon, KR), Park; Seon-woo (Suwon, KR), Kim; Hyun-sook (Seoul, KR)
Title: Method of controlling a washing machine
Patent Number: 7,171,714

Inventors: Qi; Lai (Dallas, TX)
Title: Animal waste handling system
Patent Number: 8,939,481

Inventors: Quan; Clifton (Arcadia, CA)
Title: Asymmetrically thinned active array TR module and antenna architecture
Patent Number: 7,876,263

Inventors: Quillin; Jill (Knoxville, TN), Peterson; Jack S. (Knoxville, TN)
Title: Apparatus and method for re-coloring, recovering, repairing and reformulating cosmetic lip products
Patent Number: 7,878,793

Inventors: Rabin; Oded (Cambridge, MA), Herz; Paul R. (San Diego, CA), Dresselhaus; Mildred S. (Arlington, MA), Akinwande; Akintunde I. (Newton, MA), Lin; Yu-Ming (White Plains, NY)
Title: Thick porous anodic alumina films and nanowire arrays grown on a solid substrate
Patent Number: 7,875,195

Inventors: Rabinovich; Alex (Cypress, CA), Gurvich; Mark (Costa Mesa, CA), He; Jianqing (Cerritos, CA)
Title: System and method of carrier reinjection in a feedforward amplifier
Patent Number: 7,173,484

Inventors: Rachakonda; Ramana (Austin, TX), Fanning; Blaise (Folsom, CA), Sabbavarapu; Anil K (Austin, TX), Kuttanna; Belliappa M. (Austin, TX), Patel; Rajesh (Austin, TX), Shoemaker; Kenneth D. (Los Altos Hills, CA), Hacking; Lance E. (Austin, TX), Fleming; Bruce L. (Chandler, AZ), Choubal; Ashish V. (Austin, TX)
Title: Power mode control method and circuitry
Patent Number: 7,877,619

Inventors: Radisch, Jr.; Herbert R. (San Diego, CA)
Title: Apparatus for supporting a segmented blade on a balloon catheter
Patent Number: 7,172,609

Inventors: Raghavan; Vijay (Framingham, MA), Torgerson; Jay Ryan (Hopkinton, MA)
Title: Graphical functions
Patent Number: 7,877,245

Inventors: Rahim; Irfan (San Jose, CA)
Title: High performance lateral bipolar transistor
Patent Number: 7,173,320

Inventors: Raj; Rishi (Boulder, CO), Cologna; Marco (Munich, DE), Prette; Andre Luiz Geromel (Bayreuth, DE), Sglavo; Vincenzo M. (Roncegno, IT), Francis; John (Boulder, CO)
Title: Methods of flash sintering
Patent Number: 8,940,220

Inventors: Rakitzis; Theodore Peter (Heraklion-Crete, GR)
Title: Intra-cavity ellipsometer system and method
Patent Number: 8,941,831

Inventors: Rakshit; Sarbajit K. (Kolkata, IN)
Title: Generating and displaying an image tour in response to a user search query
Patent Number: 8,943,074

Inventors: Ramakrishnan; Sangeeta (San Jose, CA), Wu; Fang (San Jose, CA), Liu; Xiaomei (Milpitas, CA)
Title: Methods and apparatus to evaluate statistical remultiplexer performance
Patent Number: 7,173,947

Inventors: Ramia; Kannan Babu (Bangalore, IN)
Title: Device and method for handling MPLS labels
Patent Number: 7,174,427

Inventors: Ramsey; Christopher Paul (Wantage, GB), Chant; Garry Richard (Wantage, GB), Lockley; Andrew Robert (Wantage, GB), Fields; Brian (Lemont, IL), Watson; Martin John (Wantage, GB), Hyde; Eleanor Rachel Ann (Wantage, GB)
Title: Full aperture beverage end
Patent Number: 8,939,308

Inventors: Rasmussen; Kara Megan (Aurora, OH), Rasmussen; Steven Frank (Aurora, OH)
Title: Support system for digital tablet devices
Patent Number: 8,939,482

Inventors: Rassman; William (Studio City, CA), Pak; Jae P. (Torrance, CA)
Title: Apparatus and method for mapped hair metric
Patent Number: 8,941,727

Inventors: Ratner; Cary (East Hills, NY)
Title: Ergonomic pneumatic calibration power
Patent Number: 7,874,196

Inventors: Ratzlaff; Jason Daniel (Templeton, CA)
Title: Automatic locking electrical outlet
Patent Number: 7,172,451

Inventors: Ravishankar; Ram (Irvine, CA), Vaidya; Sham M. (Troy, MI), van Riel; Paul (Utrecht, NL)
Title: Service oriented collaboration
Patent Number: 8,943,508

Inventors: Raz; Gil M. (Concord, MA)
Title: Method and system for nonlinear and affine signal processing
Patent Number: 7,173,555

Inventors: Razzell; Anthony G (Derby, GB), Webster; John R (Derby, GB), Jewell; Geraint W (Sheffield, GB)
Title: Blade clearance arrangement
Patent Number: 7,874,793

Inventors: Rechenmacher, Jr.; William Rhett (Justin, TX)
Title: Hydraulic engine with infinity drive
Patent Number: 8,939,063

Inventors: Reichelsheimer; Jay (Shelton, CT), Wilk; David B. (Clinton, CT), Macdonald; George M. (New Canaan, CT)
Title: System and method for detecting defective ink jet nozzles
Patent Number: 7,878,615

Inventors: Reinberg; Alan R. (Westport, CT)
Title: Electrical and thermal contact for use in semiconductor devices
Patent Number: 7,173,317

Inventors: Reisacher; Hansulrich (Maxdorf, DE), Kluge; Michael (Ludwigshafen, DE)
Title: Solid pigment preparations comprising surface-active additives based on alkoxylated bisphenols
Patent Number: 7,172,653

Inventors: Reiter; Ferdinand (Markgroeningen, DE)
Title: Method for manufacturing a solid housing
Patent Number: 7,877,877

Inventors: Rensink; Bob (Denver, CO), Amendola; Jonny (Denver, CO)
Title: Mattress cover
Patent Number: 8,938,824

Inventors: Revilla; Juan G. (Austin, TX), Kolagotla; Ravi K. (Austin, TX)
Title: Method for extending the local memory address space of a processor
Patent Number: 7,174,429

Inventors: Reyes; Gil (Las Vegas, NV)
Title: Calf extension training device
Patent Number: 7,874,971

Inventors: Reynolds; John Matthew (Kirkwood, MO)
Title: Systems for determining the position of a punching bag
Patent Number: 7,874,964

Inventors: Rezachek; Thomas M. (Cottage Grove, MN), Shubinsky; Gary P. (Buffalo Grove, IL), Freeman; Michael (Northville, MI)
Title: Photoacoustic detector with long term drift compensation
Patent Number: 8,939,006

Inventors: Rho; Soon-Joon (Suwon-si, KR), Baik; Hong-Koo (Seoul, KR)
Title: Method of manufacturing a substrate and method of crystal display panel having the same
Patent Number: 7,875,323

Inventors: Rhodes; Howard E. (Boise, ID)
Title: Passivation planarization
Patent Number: 7,875,487

Inventors: Rhome; Timothy Allan (Fairfield, OH)
Title: Self contained popcorn popper
Patent Number: 7,874,244

Inventors: Richter; Rainer (Munich, DE), Eder; Andreas (Munich, DE)
Title: Vehicle having a thermoelectric generator
Patent Number: 7,878,283

Inventors: Rickards; John (Mechanicsburg, PA)
Title: Method for performing vehicle maintenance and repair
Patent Number: 7,874,057

Inventors: Rinker; James (New Port Richey, FL)
Title: Tool for determining optimal putter characteristics
Patent Number: 7,172,513

Inventors: Rivaillier; Jacques (Magny-les-Hameaux, FR)
Title: Method for the dual coding of information on physical media and in a computerized format (DOTEM)
Patent Number: 7,878,413

Inventors: Rivera, Jr.; Jeremias C. (Elmhurst, IL), Lazar; John Daniel (Munster, IN), Samikkannu; Doss (Des Plaines, IL), Zeeb; Scott M. (Chicago, IL), Anthony, III; Philip M. (Chicago, IL)
Title: Mobile folding table having a lifting assist center torsion bar and lift off casters
Patent Number: 7,171,911

Inventors: Rix; Simon Paul Ashley (Transvaal, ZA), Glasspool; Andrew (Basingstoke, GB), Davies; Donald Watts (Middlesex, GB)
Title: Method for providing a secure communication between two devices and application of this method
Patent Number: 7,171,553

Inventors: Roach; Sean (Carson City, NV)
Title: Comfort device, system and method with electronic message display
Patent Number: 8,942,637

Inventors: Roberts; Geary E. (Glendale, AZ)
Title: Electronically controlled direct injection foam delivery system with temperature compensation
Patent Number: 7,878,703

Inventors: Roberts; Roy D. (Hayward, CA)
Title: Low profile module and frame assembly for arc lamps
Patent Number: 7,172,320

Inventors: Robinson; Michael G. (Boulder, CO), Chen; Jianmin (Superior, CO), Sharp; Gary D. (Boulder, CO)
Title: In-plane switched active retarder for stereoscopic display systems
Patent Number: 8,941,801

Inventors: Robinson; Ross G. (Brantford, Ontario, CA)
Title: External sleeve assisted tube bending
Patent Number: 7,171,834

Inventors: Rochas; Vincent (Chabeuil, FR)
Title: Logic circuit device comprising at least one digital input
Patent Number: 8,941,436

Inventors: Rodgers; Kathleen E. (Long Beach, CA), DiZerega; Gere (Pasadena, CA)
Title: Radiation therapy methods
Patent Number: 7,173,011

Inventors: Rodriguez; Jose Omar (Orlando, FL), Storey; Charles A. (Orlando, FL), Garcia; Andres B. (Ocoee, FL), Seputro; Margareth (Orlando, FL), Miceli; Frank (Orlando, FL)
Title: Method and apparatus for cleaning slurry depositions from a water carrier
Patent Number: 7,172,496

Inventors: Rodriguez; Romeo Hernandez (San Diego, CA), Matsuo; Kotaro (Poway, CA), Nergis; Aydin (San Diego, CA)
Title: Modem card configured to compensate for power supply
Patent Number: 7,876,814

Inventors: Roger; Gregory James (Sydney, AU)
Title: Image guided surgery
Patent Number: 8,942,788

Inventors: Romanczyk, Jr.; Leo J. (Hackettstown, NJ), Schmitz; Harold H. (Bethesda, MD)
Title: Epicatechin for hypertension treatment
Patent Number: 7,875,651

Inventors: Romano; Jack Woodward (Kirkland, WA), Smith; Adam L (Seattle, WA)
Title: Supply chain method and apparatus for sealing and unsealing a vacuum draw path
Patent Number: 8,939,950

Inventors: Ronen; Ronny (Haifa, IL), Peleg; Alexander (Haifa, IL)
Title: Method and apparatus for executing a 32-bit application by confining the application to a 32-bit address space subset in a 64-bit processor
Patent Number: 7,171,543

Inventors: Rong; Xiaoyang (Toronto, CA), Cheadle; Brian E. (Brampton, CA)
Title: Fuel conversion reactor
Patent Number: 7,172,737

Inventors: Rongen; Peter Maria Johannes (Eindhoven, NL), Florent; Raoul (Ville d'Avray, FR), Lelong; Pierre (Nogent sur Marne, FR)
Title: Medical viewing system and method for detecting and enhancing static structures in noisy images using motion of the image acquisition means
Patent Number: 7,877,132

Inventors: Rongzhen; Yang (Shanghai, CN), Guan; Wei (Shanghai, CN), Hujun; Yin (Saratoga, CA)
Title: Uplink power control scheme
Patent Number: 8,942,756

Inventors: Roodenburg; Joop (Ha Delfi, NL), van Duivenduk; Pieter Dirk Melis (Missoury City, TX), de Groot; Anne Klaas (Sugar Land, TX)
Title: Marine pipelay system and method
Patent Number: 7,878,735

Inventors: Ros; Julien (Grenoble, FR), Laurent; Christophe (Vignoc, FR)
Title: Method for the characterization of a digital image and the applications thereof
Patent Number: 7,876,832

Inventors: Rosalsky; Jeffrey Hal (Dingmans Ferry, PA), Martone; Lawrence Alf (Hawley, PA)
Title: Image to painting
Patent Number: 8,938,901

Inventors: Rosen; Eitan (Abirim, IL)
Title: DDR clocking
Patent Number: 7,171,574

Inventors: Rosenband; Daniel L (Cambridge, MA), Smith; Michael J (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Storage array controller
Patent Number: 8,943,265

Inventors: Ross; Daniel P. (Maplewood, MN), Quam; Paul R. (Brooklyn Center, MN), Tix; Joseph E. (Hastings, MN), Weinberger; Mark T. (Mounds View, MN)
Title: Removable module service seat
Patent Number: 8,939,330

Inventors: Ross; Foster (Haltwhistle, GB)
Title: Aircraft de-/anti-icer
Patent Number: 7,875,202

Inventors: Ross; Steven I. (South Hamilton, MA), Sastry; Nishanth R. (Cambridge, MA), Gruen; Daniel M. (Newton, MA), Hupfer; Susanne C. (Lexington, MA), Patterson; John F. (Carlisle, MA), Christensen; James E. (Cortlandt Manor, NY), Levy; Stephen E. (Honolulu, HI)
Title: Computer method and apparatus for graphical inquiry specification with progressive summary
Patent Number: 7,877,367

Inventors: Rothenberg; Bret (Los Altos, CA)
Title: Methods and systems for encoding and decoding visible light with data and illumination capability
Patent Number: 8,942,572

Inventors: Round; Andrew John (Oxfordshire, GB), Gamst; Gaute Johannes (Oslo, NO), Major; James (Oxford, GB)
Title: Scenario analyzer plug-in framework
Patent Number: 8,942,960

Inventors: Rousseau; Amanda Louise (Dunvegan, ZA), Gravestock; David (Ravenswood, ZA), Lourens; Anna Catharina Uys (Pretoria, ZA)
Title: Triazine derivatives for use in the treatment of malaria
Patent Number: 8,940,892

Inventors: Rousseau; Nicolas (Octeville-sur-Mer, FR), Danel; Laurent (Octeville-sur-Mer, FR)
Title: Moulding device for the manufacture of thermoplastic containers by blow moulding or stretch-blow moulding
Patent Number: 7,878,794

Inventors: Roy; Sanjay K. (Palmetto Bay, FL), Roy; Achyut K. (Pune, IN)
Title: Method for enhancing privacy of internet browser users
Patent Number: 8,943,602

Inventors: Rubio; Ilse (Los Angeles, CA)
Title: Close fitting leakage resistant feminine hygiene pad
Patent Number: 7,875,013

Inventors: Rubio; Mark B. (Winter Park, FL), Ritland; David M. (Winter Park, FL)
Title: Segmented annular combustor
Patent Number: 7,874,138

Inventors: Ruckerbauer; Hermann (Moos, DE), Sichert; Christian (Munchen, DE), Savignac; Dominique (Ismaning, DE), Gregorius; Peter (Munchen, DE), Wallner; Paul (Prien, DE)
Title: Memory system with two clock lines and a memory device
Patent Number: 7,173,877

Inventors: Rudelius; Thomas William (McLean, VA), Rudelius; Steven James (McLean, VA)
Title: Counting pen
Patent Number: 7,172,358

Inventors: Rupert; Brian (Kendallville, IN)
Title: Floor access box adjustment method
Patent Number: 7,173,194

Inventors: Russell; Brian A. (Littleton, CO)
Title: Sole construction for energy and rebound
Patent Number: 7,877,900

Inventors: Russell; Larry Rayner (Houston, TX)
Title: Lubrication system for pin connections
Patent Number: 7,874,403

Inventors: Ruther; Thomas (Isenbuttel, DE), Wilken; Martin (Braunschweig, DE)
Title: Apparatus and method for lubricating and cooling gear mechanisms
Patent Number: 7,172,054

Inventors: Rzadki; Wolfgang (Glinde, DE), Sadler; Karl-Otto (Hamburg, DE), Schulze Horn; Hannes (Gladbeck, DE)
Title: Electric energy supply system for a ship, in particular a navy ship that can be operated with low IR signature
Patent Number: 7,172,474

Inventors: Saarela; Esko (Rauma, FI), Kinnunen; Juhani (Rauma, FI)
Title: Method and apparatus for drying bulk material, especially bark, sawdust, pretreated sludge or a mixture thereof
Patent Number: 7,874,082

Inventors: Sadhu; Avinash (Mission Viejo, CA), Koerber; Paul Donald (Laguna Hills, CA)
Title: Computer program having an object module and a software development tool integration module which automatically interlink artifacts generated in different phases of a software project
Patent Number: 7,174,348

Inventors: Saebi; Nasser (Glendale, AZ)
Title: Method of performing a finite element analysis of a composite structure
Patent Number: 7,877,237

Inventors: Sahara; Takahiro (Tokyo, JP), Kobayashi; Atsushi (Tokyo, JP), Takeuchi; Kiyoshi (Tokyo, JP), Igaue; Masahiko (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Multilayered printed wiring board
Patent Number: 8,942,003

Inventors: Sai; Hironobu (Kyoto, JP), Tanaka; Haruo (Shiga, JP)
Title: Semiconductor light-emitting device
Patent Number: 7,173,287

Inventors: Saikawa; Manabu (Fujisawa, JP), Yanase; Hirofumi (Fujisawa, JP)
Title: Data storage device and servo information writing method
Patent Number: 7,173,785

Inventors: Sain; Mohini M. (Toronto, CA), Panthapulakkal; Suhara (Toronto, CA), Law; Shiang F. (Toronto, CA)
Title: Manufacturing process for hybrid organic and inorganic fibre-filled composite materials
Patent Number: 8,940,132

Inventors: Saito; Takahide (Iwata, JP), Akiyoshi; Koji (Iwata, JP), Sato; Takanobu (Iwata, JP), Ashimori; Masako (Iwata, JP)
Title: Rotation transmission device
Patent Number: 7,874,413

Inventors: Saitoh; Kazuo (Kodaira, JP), Hasegawa; Haruhiro (Kokubunji, JP), Yamamoto; Hiroyuki (Kokubunji, JP), Ochi; Hisaaki (Kodaira, JP), Wakuda; Tsuyoshi (Hitachinaka, JP), Okada; Michiya (Mito, JP)
Title: Nuclear magnetic resonance apparatus
Patent Number: 7,173,424

Inventors: Sakai; Daiki (Kanagawa, JP), Nakayama; Kazuki (Tokyo, JP), Watanabe; Kazutoshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Pyrimidone compounds
Patent Number: 8,940,738

Inventors: Sakai; Hiroshi (Sakai, JP)
Title: Print system and image forming apparatus for setting a transition standby period
Patent Number: 8,941,865

Inventors: Sakai; Ikuko (Tachikawa, JP)
Title: Observation method of biological tissue
Patent Number: 7,874,979

Inventors: Sakai; Keiichi (Kanagawa, JP), Kosaka; Tetsuo (Yamagata, JP)
Title: Multimodal document reception apparatus and multimodal document transmission apparatus, multimodal document transmission/reception system, their control method, and program
Patent Number: 7,174,509

Inventors: Sakai; Minoru (Kanagawa, JP), Tsukada; Yoshihisa (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Photothermographic material
Patent Number: 7,172,857

Inventors: Sakamoto; Kunihiko (Osaka, JP)
Title: Shift operating device for traveling vehicle
Patent Number: 7,877,993

Inventors: Sakemi; Yuji (Ibaragi, JP)
Title: Developing device featuring high viscosity developing agent and superimposed AC and DC bias voltage components
Patent Number: 7,174,119

Inventors: Sako; Norimitsu (Chiba, JP)
Title: Pass-transistor logic circuit and a method of designing thereof
Patent Number: 7,171,636

Inventors: Sakuno; Keiichi (Nara, JP)
Title: Power amplification circuit and communication device using the same
Patent Number: 7,173,487

Inventors: Salamone; Joseph C. (Boca Raton, FL)
Title: Ordered polymer system and intraocular lens
Patent Number: 7,875,661

Inventors: Salesky; Joseph (Cameron Park, CA), Madams; Peter (Moraga, CA), Flower; John (Walnut Creek, CA), Kaul; Clint (San Mateo, CA), Wells; Benjamin (Walnut Creek, CA), Janne; Edward Arthur Ho-Ming (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Negotiation and validation of a client in a video conference
Patent Number: 7,877,489

Inventors: Salowey; Joseph (Seattle, WA), Gossman; William (Seattle, WA)
Title: Method and apparatus for communicating credential information within a network device authentication conversation
Patent Number: 7,171,555

Inventors: Samuel; Mathew M. (Sugar Land, TX), Balabatyrov; Yerik (Kostanai, KZ), Chang; Frank F. (Al-Khobar, SA), Griffith; Martin (Trincity, TT), Morris; Liz (Aberdeen, GB)
Title: Methods of perforation using viscoelastic surfactant fluids and associated compositions
Patent Number: 7,878,246

Inventors: Samuelson; Lars Ivar (Malmo, SE), Deppert; Knut Wilfried (Lund, SE)
Title: Nanostructures formed of branched nanowhiskers and methods of producing the same
Patent Number: 7,875,536

Inventors: Sanborn; David (Atlanta, GA)
Title: Protective material for acoustic transmission
Patent Number: 8,939,252

Inventors: Sanchez, Jr.; Osvaldo (Brooklyn, NY)
Title: Key for gas cylinders
Patent Number: 8,939,433

Inventors: Sandin; Cecile (Molndal, SE), Nilsson; Lennart (Skarhamn, SE)
Title: Absorbent product
Patent Number: 7,172,585

Inventors: Sano; Takeshi (Minami ashigara, JP), Kobayashi; Hirofumi (Atsugi, JP), Ohkura; Hideaki (Sagamihara, JP)
Title: Elastic conductive resin, and electronic device including elastic conductive bumps made of the elastic conductive resin
Patent Number: 7,875,807

Inventors: Santos; Isabel Rego (Lisbon, PT), Paulo; Antonio Manuel Rocha (Lisbon, PT)
Title: Tricarbonyl complexes with tridentate chelators for myocardium imaging
Patent Number: 8,940,273

Inventors: Sarcinelli; Luca (Cerveteri, IT), Mayeux; Annabelle (Pavona, IT)
Title: Bleaching compositions
Patent Number: 7,875,583

Inventors: Sarkar; Manojit (Fremont, CA)
Title: System and method for managing router metadata
Patent Number: 7,174,372

Inventors: Sasagawa; Shinya (Chigasaki, JP), Monoe; Shigeharu (Tochigi, JP)
Title: Etching method and manufacturing method of semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,875,506

Inventors: Sasagawa; Teruo (Los Gatos, CA), Ganti; SuryaPrakash (Los Altos, CA), Miles; Mark W. (Atlanta, GA), Chui; Clarence (San Jose, CA), Kothari; Manish (Cupertino, CA), Tung; Ming-Hau (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Methods of fabricating MEMS devices having overlying support structures
Patent Number: 7,875,485

Inventors: Sasaki; Hideki (Sabae, JP)
Title: Clip sunglasses for cap/sunvisor
Patent Number: 7,172,284

Inventors: Sasaki; Takao (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Phase shifter
Patent Number: 7,876,143

Inventors: Sasaki; Yorihiko (Miyagi-ken, JP)
Title: High-frequency wiring structure and method for producing the same
Patent Number: 7,172,958

Inventors: Sassoon; Simon (New York, NY)
Title: Controllable door handle sanitizer
Patent Number: 7,878,371

Inventors: Sato; Hiroaki (Yokohama, JP), Tanaka; Hiroyuki (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Method for adjusting linear recording density and magnetic disk drive
Patent Number: 8,941,942

Inventors: Sato; Kenji (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Light intensity subtractor, optical A-D converter, and method for subtracting light intensity
Patent Number: 8,941,519

Inventors: Sato; Koichi (Kanagawa, JP), Otsuki; Naohito (Kanagawa, JP), Katayama; Hirofumi (Kanagawa, JP), Takubo; Toshikazu (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus for forming an image in an accurate position
Patent Number: 7,876,349

Inventors: Sato; Shoichi (Kawasaki, JP), Arai; Koji (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Transmission level control method and transceiver apparatus in wireless local loop system
Patent Number: 7,174,185

Inventors: Sato; Shoichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Optical communication apparatus
Patent Number: 8,942,568

Inventors: Sato; Tsutomu (Ome, JP)
Title: Electronic device
Patent Number: 7,876,275

Inventors: Sato; Yasuo (Susono, JP), Horikoshi; Osamu (Susono, JP), Takada; Noriyuki (Susono, JP), Nishiwaki; Masanobu (Nagoya, JP)
Title: Intake port of internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 7,874,278

Inventors: Satoh; Katsuhisa (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Disc player
Patent Number: 7,171,675

Inventors: Satoh; Tomio (Kouza-gun, JP)
Title: High-stability piezoelectric oscillator
Patent Number: 7,173,499

Inventors: Satzke; Klaus (Tamm, DE)
Title: Focusing device
Patent Number: 7,173,767

Inventors: Sauk; Paul L. (West Grove, PA)
Title: Method and apparatus for creating a multi-dimensional communication space for use in a binaural audio system
Patent Number: 7,876,903

Inventors: Saunders; Michael W (Henderson, NV), Carlson; Rolf E (Albuquerque, NM), Miller; William D (Las Vegas, NV)
Title: System and method for connecting gaming devices to a network for remote play
Patent Number: 7,877,798

Inventors: Sauska; Christian (Orange, CT), Pirovic; Arpad (Woodbridge, CT)
Title: Compact germicidal lamp having multiple wavelengths
Patent Number: 7,173,254

Inventors: Savanovic; Lidija Vranicar (Metlika, SI), Mandic; Dejan (Ljubljana, SI), Casar; Renata Toplak (Logatec, SI)
Title: S-omeprazole magnesium
Patent Number: 7,875,723

Inventors: Sawai; Kunio (Daito, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 7,172,353

Inventors: Sayilgan; Cihangir (Hamburg, DE), Beckmann; Martin (Hamburg, DE)
Title: Pressure fuselage of an aircraft with dome-shaped pressure bulkhead
Patent Number: 8,939,404

Inventors: Sayyah; Keyvan (Santa Monica, CA), Izadpanah; Hossein (Thousand Oaks, CA), Pepper; David M. (Malibu, CA)
Title: Optical channelizer utilizing resonant microsphere coupling
Patent Number: 7,174,064

Inventors: Sbiaa; Rachid (Chuo-ku, JP)
Title: Thin-film magnetic head
Patent Number: 7,173,797

Inventors: Scarpa; Carl G. (Plainsboro, NJ)
Title: Methods and apparatus for spectral filtering channel estimates
Patent Number: 7,173,991

Inventors: Schaefer; Tilo (Daubach, DE), Weber; Georg (Egelsbach, DE), Di Vito; Thomas (Wehrheim, DE), Hinrichs; Jan (Friedrichsdorf, DE), Becker; Uwe (Butzbach, DE), Parsch; Willi (Seeheim, DE), Fagerli; Bjoern (Rodheim, DE)
Title: Compressor
Patent Number: 7,874,309

Inventors: Scheidl; Andreas (Vandans, AT), Schmid; Josef (Hohenems, AT), Burkhardt; Axel (Gurtis, AT), Schneider; Klaus (Hergatz, DE)
Title: Device for measuring mechanical quantities, method for measuring mechanical quantities and use of a device for measuring mechanical quantities
Patent Number: 7,878,077

Inventors: Schiff; Jon D. (St. Joseph, MI)
Title: Adjustable-weight exercise apparatus and method
Patent Number: 7,874,967

Inventors: Schilling; Donald L. (Palm Beach Gardens, FL), Garodnick; Joseph (Centerville, MA)
Title: Mesh network communication systems and methods
Patent Number: 7,876,709

Inventors: Schlegel; Richard (Rockville, MD), Hartmann; Dan-Paul (Bethesda, MD), Baege; Astrid (Zurich, CH)
Title: Use of artemisinin for treating tumors induced by oncogenic viruses and for treating viral infections
Patent Number: 8,940,787

Inventors: Schleicher, II; James G. (Los Gatos, CA), Karchmer; David (Los Altos, CA)
Title: Methods for producing equivalent field-programmable gate arrays and structured application-specific integrated circuits
Patent Number: 7,877,721

Inventors: Schmidt; Andreas (Braunschweig, DE), Trauberg; Markus (Velchede, DE)
Title: Method for transmitting encrypted user data objects
Patent Number: 7,877,598

Inventors: Schmitt; Karl-Heinz (Tholey, DE)
Title: Divider barrier for roadway delineation
Patent Number: 7,172,362

Inventors: Schmitt; Paul (Madison, WI)
Title: Cleaning system for an electric shaver
Patent Number: 8,939,161

Inventors: Schneider; Uwe (Cincinnati, OH)
Title: Belt attachment process for an absorbent article
Patent Number: 8,940,118

Inventors: Schneider; Uwe (Cincinnati, OH), Yamamoto; Yoichiro (Cologne, DE)
Title: Method and apparatus for assembling disposable absorbent articles
Patent Number: 8,939,876

Inventors: Schnell; Oliver (Veitsbronn, DE), Sailer; Peter (Erlangen, DE), Scheidt; Martin (Herzogenaurach, DE)
Title: Method of variable valve timing in an internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 7,874,272

Inventors: Schodel; Nicole (Munich, DE), Zander; Hans-Jorg (Munich, DE), Winkler; Florian (Munich, DE), Ritter; Roland (Dresden, DE)
Title: Process and plant for the removal of nitrogen oxides from oxygen-containing gas streams
Patent Number: 8,940,262

Inventors: Schoenike; Larry (Sun Valley, ID)
Title: Fishing float or strike indicator and attachment methods
Patent Number: 7,877,924

Inventors: Schonaich; Dirk (Carry le Rouet, FR)
Title: Method of rapidly determining the MFR in the high-pressure polymerization ethylene
Patent Number: 7,874,723

Inventors: Schroegmeier; Peter (Munich, DE), Dietrich; Stefan (Tuerkenfeld, DE)
Title: Apparatus and method for determining a memory state of a resistive n-level memory cell and memory device
Patent Number: 7,876,598

Inventors: Schueler; Harald (Hamburg, DE)
Title: Longitudinal seam-structure assembly of aircraft fuselage
Patent Number: 7,874,052

Inventors: Schuisky; Mikael (Sandviken, SE)
Title: Steel strip coated with zirconia
Patent Number: 7,875,360

Inventors: Schultz; Lynn W. (Campbellsport, WI), Koch; Timothy G. (Slinger, WI), Wendorff; Terry C. (Slinger, WI)
Title: Hitch system using a video camera to facilitate hitch alignment
Patent Number: 7,171,769

Inventors: Schultz; Lynn W. (Campbellsport, WI), Schmid; Ann M. (Grafton, WI), Gamble, II; Robert N. (Watertown, WI), Wendorff; Terry C. (Slinger, WI)
Title: Trip edge snow plow blade
Patent Number: 7,171,770

Inventors: Schulz; Volkmar (Wuerselen, DE)
Title: Color sequential flash for digital image acquisition
Patent Number: 8,942,471

Inventors: Schutz; Udo (Selters/Westerwald, DE)
Title: Plastic tank for liquids
Patent Number: 7,874,443

Inventors: Schwank; Bernd (Cologne, DE), Hassan; Samer (Mississauga, CA), Farshad; Fariborz (Toronto, CA)
Title: Radiant tube heater and burner assembly for use therein
Patent Number: 7,874,835

Inventors: Schwartz; Herbert E. (Fort Wayne, IN), Plouhar; Pamela (South Bend, IN)
Title: Soft tissue repair material fixation apparatus and method
Patent Number: 7,172,606

Inventors: Sedlmeyer; Robert (Ismaning, DE)
Title: Method for retransmission of use authorization information
Patent Number: 7,877,811

Inventors: Segall; Christopher Andrew (Camas, WA), Lei; Shaw-min (Camas, WA)
Title: Method and apparatus for adaptive up-scaling for spatially scalable coding
Patent Number: 7,876,833

Inventors: Seguro; Jean Vittorio (Cincinnati, OH), Snyder; Pamela Marie (Cincinnati, OH)
Title: Computer based CAE FSI models for simulating the physical behavior of diapers, diaper materials, and/or diaper machines during diaper manufacturing processes
Patent Number: 7,877,242

Inventors: Sehara; Shunsuke (Osaka, JP), Kuwayama; Yasunori (Osaka, JP)
Title: Optical disc recording and reproducing apparatus
Patent Number: 7,876,649

Inventors: Seidel; Marc (Osnabrueck, DE)
Title: Tower foundation, in particular for a wind energy turbine
Patent Number: 7,877,944

Inventors: Seigneurie; Jean-Charles (Nantes, FR)
Title: Passenger ship of which the superstructure is equipped with at least one arch
Patent Number: 8,939,101

Inventors: Sendelweck; Gene Karl (Indianapolis, IN)
Title: Expanded switching of video/S-video signals by auto-sense apparatus designed to initiate switching of a different type of video signal and apparatus for emulating one type of signal by another type of signal to initiate said switching
Patent Number: 7,173,673

Inventors: Senshu; Susumu (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Disc recording medium, disc drive apparatus, and reproduction method
Patent Number: 7,876,652

Inventors: Seo; Satoshi (Kanagawa, JP), Yamazaki; Shunpei (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Organic light emitting element and display device using the element
Patent Number: 7,173,370

Inventors: Sequeira; William J. (Oakland, CA)
Title: System and method for distribution and navigation of internet content
Patent Number: 8,943,402

Inventors: Serota; Lee (Oswego, IL)
Title: Headset with retinal display and integrated computing system
Patent Number: 8,942,404

Inventors: Seyr; Ernst (Bettlach, CH)
Title: Analogue chronograph comprising a digital display
Patent Number: 7,173,883

Inventors: Shah; Bhavesh (Bloomingdale, IL)
Title: Mathematical watches
Patent Number: 8,942,070

Inventors: Shah; Nitin J. (Scotch Plains, NJ)
Title: System and method for denoting and communicating with computer network mobile sites
Patent Number: 7,171,463

Inventors: Shaikh; Owais (Karachi, PK), Ahmed; Syed Ali (London, GB)
Title: Social networking system and methods of implementation
Patent Number: 8,943,141

Inventors: Shamsudin; Rafael Bin Mohd (Kuala Lumpur, MY)
Title: Process for extracting natural gas liquids from natural gas
Patent Number: 7,875,759

Inventors: Shand; Ian Michael Charles (Cobham, GB), Schaefer; Mark T. (Belmont, CA)
Title: Methods and apparatus for requesting link state information
Patent Number: 7,174,387

Inventors: Sharp; Robert W. (San Diego, CA), Miglani; Gopal K. (La Jolla, CA), Freeman; Paul M. (Clive, IA)
Title: Hierarchical state programming with a markup language
Patent Number: 7,877,727

Inventors: Shaw; Stephen Glenn (Longview, TX)
Title: Pneumatic line deicing system
Patent Number: 7,874,381

Inventors: She; Jin-Xiong (Martinez, GA), Wang; Cong-Yi (Martinez, GA)
Title: SUMO4 gene and methods of use for type 1 diabetes
Patent Number: 7,173,119

Inventors: Shen; Jian (San Diego, CA), Li; Jing (Saratoga, CA)
Title: Data snooping direct memory access for pattern detection
Patent Number: 8,943,239

Inventors: Shen; Shu Wei (Taipei, TW)
Title: Processor-independent communication of network availability
Patent Number: 8,942,632

Inventors: Shental; Ori (San Diego, CA), Eitan; Alecsander P. (San Diego, CA)
Title: Efficient compressed sensing channel estimation for single-carrier communication systems
Patent Number: 8,942,321

Inventors: Shibamoto; Yoshitaka (Sakai, JP), Kato; Ryogo (Sakai, JP)
Title: Scroll-type fluid machine
Patent Number: 7,172,395

Inventors: Shibasaki; Masakatsu (Tokyo, JP), Yamatsugu; Kenzo (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Compound, method for producing the same, and method for producing oseltamivir phosphate
Patent Number: 8,940,919

Inventors: Shibasaki; Toshinari (Ibaraki, JP), Shimazaki; Katsusuke (Ibaraki, JP), Aratani; Sukekazu (Hitachi, JP), Sugita; Tatsuya (Hitachi, JP)
Title: Illumination apparatus and liquid crystal display apparatus
Patent Number: 7,878,670

Inventors: Shigeura, legal representative; Janice G. (Portola Valley, CA), Shigeura, deceased; John (Portola Valley, CA)
Title: Non-contact radiant heating and temperature sensing device for a chemical reaction chamber
Patent Number: 7,173,218

Inventors: Shima; Nobukazu (Kobe, JP)
Title: Diagnostic apparatus for abnormalities in image recognition system
Patent Number: 7,174,041

Inventors: Shimada; Hiroshi (Hiroshima, JP), Oka; Yousuke (Hiroshima, JP)
Title: Method and apparatus for managing denitration catalyst
Patent Number: 7,875,459

Inventors: Shimada; Tatsuya (Tokyo, JP), Takada; Tooru (Tokyo, JP), Tomikawa; Jun (Tokyo, JP), Kageyama; Dan (Tokyo, JP), Sasaki; Yuri (Tokyo, JP), Nomura; Katsuyoshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Support mechanism for the leg bottom section of a bed
Patent Number: 8,938,827

Inventors: Shimizu; Junya (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Method, article of manufacture, and system for configuring controller in sliding-mode control scheme
Patent Number: 8,942,832

Inventors: Shimizu; Toshimi (Ibaraki, JP), Jung; John Hwa (Ibaraki, JP)
Title: Metal oxide nanotube and process for production thereof
Patent Number: 7,172,747

Inventors: Shimizu; Yoshiaki (Kasugai, JP), Suzuki; Hisao (Kasugai, JP), Ito; Kenji (Kasugai, JP), Kijima; Masashi (Kasugai, JP)
Title: A/D conversion circuit for use with low-potential and high-potential power supplies
Patent Number: 7,876,253

Inventors: Shimono; Hiroyuki (Kanagawa, JP), Itashiki; Kunimitsu (Kawasaki, JP), Suzuki; Teruhiko (Kawasaki, JP), Miyake; Shuji (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Data transmission system
Patent Number: 7,174,484

Inventors: Shin; Hong-Seok (Suwon-shi, KR), Hwang; Seong-Taek (Pyongtaek-shi, KR), Oh; Yun-Je (Yongin-shi, KR)
Title: Transmitting apparatus using multiple lambda source in WDM network
Patent Number: 7,174,104

Inventors: Shinjoh; Masako (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Gene GMS 01
Patent Number: 8,940,503

Inventors: Shinkai; Mitsutoshi (Kanagawa, JP), Hirose; Masaki (Tokyo, JP), Shibata; Yoshiaki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Information processing apparatus and method, program and recording medium
Patent Number: 7,876,647

Inventors: Shioga; Takeshi (Kawasaki, JP), Baniecki; John David (Kawasaki, JP), Kurihara; Kazuaki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing thin film capacitor
Patent Number: 7,172,945

Inventors: Shiokawa; Yukiharu (Hachioji, JP)
Title: Input display apparatus, tangible computer-readable recording medium and input display method
Patent Number: 8,941,612

Inventors: Shiotsuka; Hidenori (Kawasaki, JP), Hatakeyama; Satoru (Kawasaki, JP), Nomoto; Tsuyoshi (Tokyo, JP), Kaieda; Masaru (Tokyo, JP), Yamamichi; Junta (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Target substance capturing molecule
Patent Number: 7,875,465

Inventors: Shirai; Katsuki (Yokohama, JP), Kobayashi; Taizan (Kawasaki, JP), Uesaka; Kouji (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Displacement measurement device, displacement measurement method, and displacement measurement program
Patent Number: 8,941,841

Inventors: Shirai; Masashi (Ube, JP), Yoshida; Yoshihiro (Ube, JP), Sadaike; Shinichiro (Ube, JP)
Title: Process for producing 1-acetoxy-3-(substituted phenyl)propene compound
Patent Number: 7,173,148

Inventors: Shitomi; Hidehisa (Mountain View, CA), Kaneda; Yasunori (San Jose, CA), Yamamoto; Akira (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Method and apparatus for a unified storage system
Patent Number: 7,877,556

Inventors: Shohji; Ikuo (Moriyama, JP)
Title: Lead-free solder powder material, lead-free solder paste and a method for preparing same
Patent Number: 7,172,643

Inventors: Shoji; Masanobu (Tsuruoka, JP), Fujita; Toru (Tsuruoka, JP)
Title: Substrate and manufacturing method of the same, and semiconductor device and manufacturing method of the same
Patent Number: 7,875,988

Inventors: Shoulders; Stephen L. (Baldwinsville, NY)
Title: Compressor unloading valve
Patent Number: 7,874,820

Inventors: Shteyngarts; Gregory A. (Solon, OH)
Title: Knife-like cutting die
Patent Number: 7,171,882

Inventors: Sienel; Jurgen (Leonberg, DE), Tomsu; Marco (Ditzingen, DE), Domschitz; Peter (Stuttgart, DE)
Title: Distributed presence management in peer-to-peer networks
Patent Number: 7,876,698

Inventors: Signori; Dino (Maser, IT)
Title: Controlled-release fastening device
Patent Number: 7,877,845

Inventors: Silverbrook; Kia (Balmain, AU)
Title: Printer having nested media trays
Patent Number: 7,874,665

Inventors: Silverbrook; Kia (Balmain, AU)
Title: Printhead assembly having printhead recessed in channel body
Patent Number: 7,878,627

Inventors: Silverbrook; Kia (Balmain, AU), King; Tobin Allen (Balmain, AU), Walmsley; Simon Robert (Balmain, AU)
Title: Print assembly for a wide format printer
Patent Number: 7,172,265

Inventors: Silverbrook; Kia (Balmain, AU), Lapstun; Paul (Balmain, AU), Walmsley; Simon Robert (Balmain, AU)
Title: Pagewidth inkjet printer having composite image printing control
Patent Number: 7,173,739

Inventors: Silverbrook; Kia (Balmain, AU), Lapstun; Paul (Balmain, AU), Walmsley; Simon Robert (Balmain, AU)
Title: Printer controller for a pagewidth printhead having halftoner and compositor unit
Patent Number: 7,876,475

Inventors: Silverbrook; Kia (Balmain, AU), Walmsley; Simon Robert (Balmain, AU), Lapstun; Paul (Balmain, AU)
Title: Method of processing a stored image
Patent Number: 7,173,735

Inventors: Silvers; Robert (Marshfield, MA)
Title: Asymmetric firearm silencer with coaxial elements
Patent Number: 7,874,238

Inventors: Simmons; Alex J. (Seattle, WA), DelBene; Kurt (Medina, WA)
Title: System and method for automatically recognizing electronic handwriting in an electronic document and converting to text
Patent Number: 7,174,042

Inventors: Simpson; Harold G. (Edmond, OK)
Title: Standing seam roof assembly
Patent Number: 7,874,117

Inventors: Simpson; Neil Andrew Abercrombie (Aberdeen, GB), Mackay; Alexander Craig (Aberdeen, GB), Hosie; David Graham (Sugar Land, TX), Whanger; Ken (Houston, TX), Badrak; Robert (Sugar Land, TX)
Title: Expanding tubing
Patent Number: 7,172,027

Inventors: Simpson; Stanley F. (Simpsonville, SC)
Title: Auxiliary fluid source for an EGR purge system
Patent Number: 7,874,141

Inventors: Siourthas; Constantine (Victoria, AU), Matzen; Bjarne Staugaard (Victoria, AU)
Title: Authentication system and process
Patent Number: 8,943,573

Inventors: Sirakov; Borislav (Torrance, CA), Booth; Thomas (Rancho Palos Verdes, CA), Deschatrettes; Nicolas (Wigan, GB), Yin; Juniel (Cranfield, GB), Vrbas; Gary (Torrance, CA), Thoren; Dennis (Torrance, TX), Davies; Peter R. (Grandvillers, FR)
Title: Compressor and compressor housing
Patent Number: 7,874,789

Inventors: Sjoberg; Goran (Kungsangen, SE), Bergling; Fredrik (Stockholm, SE)
Title: Vacuum cleaner device with a screw conveyor
Patent Number: 7,171,725

Inventors: Skatter; Sondre (Berkeley, CA), Tolson; Michael (Corte Madera, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for a distributable globe graphical object
Patent Number: 7,877,437

Inventors: Skluzacek; Kenneth Allen (North Mankato, MN), Khemakhem; M'hamed Anis (Minnetonka, MN)
Title: Loop plug
Patent Number: 7,172,453

Inventors: Skupin; Gabriel (Speyer, DE), Blum; Rainer (Limburgerhof, DE)
Title: Production of filled paper using biodegradable polyester fibers and/or polyalkylene carbonate fibers
Patent Number: 8,940,135

Inventors: Skuro; John Michael (Virginia Beach, VA)
Title: Strap lengthening arrangement for a retractable eyewear retaining strap
Patent Number: 7,878,648

Inventors: Slack; Maurice W. (Edmonton, CA)
Title: Burst plug for a downhole fluid passage
Patent Number: 7,878,256

Inventors: Slater; Dennis (Rimouski, Quebec, CA), Langis; Andre (Rimouski, Quebec, CA)
Title: System for measuring wear in a grinding mill
Patent Number: 7,172,144

Inventors: Sleep; Keith (Glenella, AU), Weaver; Steven (Maryland, AU)
Title: Rotary cutting bit having spark suppression sleeve
Patent Number: 7,172,256

Inventors: Slobodin; David E. (Lake Oswego, OR), Peterson; Mark D. (Lake Oswego, OR)
Title: Projection apparatus with colored light path combination through a transparent optical element
Patent Number: 7,172,289

Inventors: Sloo; David Hendler (Menlo Park, CA), Wasserman; Steven C. (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Selectively overlaying a user interface atop a video signal
Patent Number: 7,173,671

Inventors: Sluiman; Harm (Scarborough, CA)
Title: Schema for sharing relational database types
Patent Number: 7,877,418

Inventors: Smith, Jr.; Charles L. (Houston, TX)
Title: Standing seam metal panel roof recover
Patent Number: 8,938,924

Inventors: Smith; Euan C. (Cambridge, GB), Warren; David S. (Campbell, CA), Page; Richard Alan (Mountain View, CA), Wurster; Stefan (Livermore, CA), Thompson; Barry (Menlo Park, CA)
Title: Method of driving an electro-optic display utilizing internal capacitance to smooth a digitally modulated signal
Patent Number: 8,941,694

Inventors: Smith; John Stephen (Berkeley, CA), Hadley; Mark A. (Newark, CA), Craig; Gordon S. W. (Palo Alto, CA), Lowe; Frank (Berkeley, CA)
Title: Methods and apparatus for fluidic self assembly
Patent Number: 7,172,789

Inventors: Smith; Liam Robert (Nottingham, GB), Long; Stewart Paul (Nottingham, GB)
Title: Hair coloring compositions
Patent Number: 7,172,632

Inventors: Smith; Paul A (Derby, GB)
Title: Lubrication arrangement for a bearing
Patent Number: 7,878,302

Inventors: Smith; Simon Robert (York, GB), Whittington; Richard Paul (York, GB)
Title: Method for constructing a process-driven system
Patent Number: 7,171,647

Inventors: Smith; Stephen F. (Loudon, TN), Moore; James A. (Powell, TN)
Title: Robust low-frequency spread-spectrum navigation system
Patent Number: 7,876,267

Inventors: Smith; Tom (Yorba Linda, CA)
Title: Disc holder dock
Patent Number: 8,939,873

Inventors: Smith; Trevor Stanley (Sutton Coldfield, GB)
Title: Fuel control system for gas turbine engine reheat apparatus
Patent Number: 7,878,003

Inventors: Snead; Robert R. (Redmond, WA), Ramasubramanian; Narasimhan (Redmond, WA)
Title: Method and system for providing state change notifications in device drivers
Patent Number: 7,171,671

Inventors: Snezhko; Oleksiy (Woodridge, IL), Aronson; Igor (Darien, IL), Kwok; Wai-Kwong (Downers Grove, IL)
Title: Systems and methods for creation of conducting networks of magnetic particles through dynamic self-assembly process
Patent Number: 7,875,187

Inventors: Snijder; Pieter Jacob (Valkenswaard, NL), Berkvens; Winfried Antonius Henricus (Sint-Oedenrode, NL), Cornelissen; Hugo Johan (Waalre, NL), Sonneville; Pierre Robert Valere (Weert, NL)
Title: Controllable lighting system
Patent Number: 8,939,605

Inventors: Soffer; Menashe (Katzir, IL)
Title: Retransmission of data using sub-carrier frequency permutation
Patent Number: 8,942,218

Inventors: Soga; Hiroh (Saitama, JP), Nagamine; Kiyoshi (Saitama, JP), Kawarazuka; Hiroshi (Saitama, JP), Tanaka; Hideaki (Saitama, JP)
Title: Image forming device having replacement units mounted thereto
Patent Number: 7,174,110

Inventors: Sohn; Chung Be (Taegu, KR)
Title: Safety eyeglasses with integral side shield and temple
Patent Number: 7,172,279

Inventors: Sohn; Hee-Sik (Seoul, KR), Choe; Wayne H. (Champaign, IL)
Title: Diamond film depositing apparatus using microwaves and plasma
Patent Number: 7,171,919

Inventors: Soled; Stuart Leon (Pittstown, NJ), Malek; Andrzej (Baton Rouge, LA), Vartuli; James Clarke (Schwenksville, PA), Feeley; Jennifer Schaefer (Lebanon, NJ), Miseo; Sabato (Pittstown, NJ), Luo; Shifang (Pittsford, NY), Schlosberg; Richard Henry (Bridgewater, NJ), Baumgartner; Joseph Ernest (Califon, NJ), Kliewer; Christine E. (Clinton, NJ), Ragomo; Steven T. (Perkasie, PA)
Title: Hydrogenation processes
Patent Number: 7,875,742

Inventors: Solheim; Alan Glen (Stittsville, CA), Roorda; Peter David (Ottawa, CA), Jones; Kevan Peter (Kanata, CA), Friesen; Greg Peter (Ottawa, CA)
Title: Wavelength assignment in an optical WDM network
Patent Number: 8,942,565

Inventors: Sommer; Joachim (Schweinfurt, DE), Olschewski; Armin (Schweinfurt, DE), Spies; Rainer (Donnersdorf, DE), Stubenrauch; Arno (Aidhausen, DE)
Title: Multi-row tapered roller bearing and transmission having such a bearing
Patent Number: 8,939,651

Inventors: Song; Byung-Il (Yongin-si, KR), Yun; Han-Seok (Yongin-si, KR), Okada; Tetsuya (Yongin-si, KR), Yang; Jong-Woon (Yongin-si, KR), Hwang; Eui-Jeong (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Battery system
Patent Number: 8,941,354

Inventors: Song; Jung-Ho (Daejeon, KR), Seo; Hong-Seok (Daejeon, KR), Han; Won Seok (Daejeon, KR), Park; Bong Je (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Planar waveguide element
Patent Number: 8,942,521

Inventors: Song; Young-shin (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Portable computer
Patent Number: 7,173,816

Inventors: Southard; Robert C. (Houston, TX)
Title: Rotary directional drilling apparatus and method of use
Patent Number: 7,878,267

Inventors: Southern; Donald (Eden, NC)
Title: Plant pot coding
Patent Number: 7,171,781

Inventors: Sowers; Charles L. (Salisbury, NC), Buckminster; William Frank (Taylorsville, NC)
Title: Ice bucket dispenser apparatus
Patent Number: 7,874,457

Inventors: Sowul; Henryk (Novi, MI), Hendrickson; James D. (Belleville, MI), Singh; Tejinder (Canton, MI)
Title: Electrically variable transmission having a mechanical reverse mode
Patent Number: 7,172,525

Inventors: Speck; Norbert (Reutlingen, DE)
Title: Wire guide for a wire processing machine, in particular for a spring manufacturing machine
Patent Number: 7,172,153

Inventors: Spielberg; Theodore E. (Wellesley, MA)
Title: Cellular transplant stent
Patent Number: 7,875,072

Inventors: Spier; Eugene (Los Altos, CA)
Title: Methods and compositions for universal detection of nucleic acids
Patent Number: 8,940,487

Inventors: Sponsky; John (Chambersburg, PA), Lowe; John (Bedford, PA)
Title: Cartridge EGR valve assembly
Patent Number: 8,939,174

Inventors: Staddon; Jessica Nicola (Redwood City, CA), Woodruff; David P. (Cambridge, MA)
Title: System and method for providing private inference control
Patent Number: 7,877,410

Inventors: Stahmann; Jeffrey E. (Ramsey, MN), Pastore; Joseph M. (Woodbury, MN), Kramer; Andrew P. (Stillwater, MN), Salo; Rodney W. (Fridley, MN), Hartley; Jesse W. (Lino Lakes, MN)
Title: Pressure sensing for feedback control of post-MI remodeling control pacing
Patent Number: 7,877,140

Inventors: Stangel; John (Roswell, GA)
Title: Door converter assembly for storage containers
Patent Number: 7,874,053

Inventors: Stark; Ralf (Widdern, DE), Genin; Chloe (Neudenau, DE)
Title: Engine apparatus and method for reducing a side load on a flying object
Patent Number: 8,938,972

Inventors: Steenstrup; Thomas Dock (Gentofte, DK), Norby; Peder Lisby (Copenhagen O, DK)
Title: Host cell protein knock-out cells for production of therapeutic proteins
Patent Number: 8,940,504

Inventors: Steffens; Skip (Humansville, MO), Steffens; Beverly Ann (Humansville, MO)
Title: Merchandise display hook for fishing rods
Patent Number: 7,878,339

Inventors: Steimle; Xiao (Immenstaad, DE), Malkowsky; Itamar Michael (Speyer, DE), Leitner; Klaus (Ludwigshafen, DE)
Title: Thiazole compounds as additives in electrolyte solutions in electrochemical cells and batteries
Patent Number: 8,940,433

Inventors: Steiner, legal representative; Philipp D. (Kwa Zulu Natal, ZA), Zeitsch, deceased; Karl J. (Cologne, DE)
Title: Gaseous acid catalysis
Patent Number: 7,173,142

Inventors: Steinle; Jurgen (Augsburg, DE), Davis, II; James T. (Thousand Oaks, CA), McManigal; Scott P. (Pacific Palisades, CA), Nagelin; Felix (Malibu, CA), Krieger; John W. (Oxnard, CA), Shumate; David J. (Los Angeles, CA), Lewis; Randall C. (Simi Valley, CA)
Title: Retractable headrest
Patent Number: 7,172,254

Inventors: Steinman; Jethro F. (Haverton, PA), Reynolds; Brian R. (Philadelphia, PA)
Title: System and method for validating interfaces of dynamically linkable components and real-time process control system incorporating the same
Patent Number: 7,171,673

Inventors: Stenton; William Conrad (Midland, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for combining light from two sources to illuminate a reticle
Patent Number: 7,877,921

Inventors: Stepanek; Gordon J. (Bartlett, IL)
Title: Weep vent
Patent Number: 7,877,946

Inventors: Stewart; Mark (Harlow, GB), Gibbs; Graeme (Saffron Walden, GB), Walker; Dominic (Hertfordshire, GB)
Title: Tandem free operation over packet networks
Patent Number: 7,876,745

Inventors: Stewart; Paul Joseph (Ann Arbor, MI), Chen; Yifan (Ann Arbor, MI)
Title: System and method for replacing parametrically described surface features with independent surface patches
Patent Number: 7,174,280

Inventors: Stiesdal; Henrik (Odense C, DK)
Title: Method for encapsulating permanent magnets of a rotor of a generator and rotor of a generator
Patent Number: 7,876,011

Inventors: Stingl; Andreas (Korneuburg, AT), Krausz; Ferenc (Vosendorf, AT)
Title: Laser device
Patent Number: 7,172,588

Inventors: Stone; David (Irvine, CA), Sybesma; Eric W. (Minneapolis, MN), Ressler; Kevin (Mechanicsburg, PA)
Title: Integration of wired information and wireless information to locate a wireless device
Patent Number: 8,942,722

Inventors: Stone; Keith Joseph (Fairfield, OH), Young; Roger Dale (Fort Mitchell, KY)
Title: Colored web material comprising a plurality of discrete extended elements
Patent Number: 8,940,384

Inventors: Stone; Thomas A. (University Park, IA)
Title: Method and system for assembly of lighting fixtures
Patent Number: 7,874,055

Inventors: Stoop; Johan M. (Wilmington, DE)
Title: Fructan biosynthetic enzymes
Patent Number: 7,875,763

Inventors: Stravitz; David M (New York, NY)
Title: Multi-compartment vessel
Patent Number: 8,939,310

Inventors: Streck; John J. (Hays, KS)
Title: Tobacco substitute products
Patent Number: 7,874,297

Inventors: Strobel; Wesley M. (Philomath, OR)
Title: Steering connection system for connecting two or more marine propulsion devices
Patent Number: 7,878,872

Inventors: Stuber; Russell B. (Boulder, CO), Moss; Robert W. (Longmont, CO)
Title: Look ahead split release for a data bus
Patent Number: 7,174,401

Inventors: Stutchbury; Neil (East Boldon, GB)
Title: Conduit cleaning apparatus
Patent Number: 8,940,108

Inventors: Suarez Cambre; Manuel (Arteixo, ES), Brea Sanchez; Victor Manuel (Santiago de Compostela, ES), Pardo Seco; Fernando Rafael (Santiago de Compostela, ES), Rodriguez Vazquez; ngel (Seville, ES), Carmona Galan; Ricardo (Seville, ES)
Title: Three dimensional CMOS image processor for feature detection
Patent Number: 8,942,481

Inventors: Subramaniam; Sriram (Bethesda, MD)
Title: Probe and method for obtaining three-dimensional compositional maps of a biological sample
Patent Number: 8,941,057

Inventors: Subramanian; Venkiteswaran (Coralville, IA), Glenn, IV; James H. (Lone Tree, CO), Das; Shuvendu (Coralville, IA)
Title: Spray dried microbes and methods of preparation and use
Patent Number: 8,940,510

Inventors: Sudo; Hiroaki (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Base station apparatus and radio communication method
Patent Number: 7,876,716

Inventors: Sugar; Thomas (Tempe, AZ), Nahar; Dhiraj R. (Tempe, AZ)
Title: Adjustable compliant mechanism
Patent Number: 7,874,223

Inventors: Sugihara; Osamu (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Contacting component, method of producing the same, and test tool having the contacting component
Patent Number: 7,876,088

Inventors: Sugimoto; Yuji (Okazaki, JP), Kouno; Syuichi (Okazaki, JP), Miyagawa; Tomoyuki (Nukata-gun, JP)
Title: Printed board and meter unit provided therewith
Patent Number: 7,173,827

Inventors: Sugimura; Masahiro (Aichi-ken, JP)
Title: Corneal incision apparatus and blade case for storing blade unit to be mounted in the corneal incision apparatus
Patent Number: 7,875,045

Inventors: Suhadolnik; Joseph (Yorktown Heights, NY), Wood; Mervin (Mobile, AL), Ravichandran; Ramanathan (Suffern, NY), Renz; Walter (Brookfield, CT), Roberts; Andrea (Wingdale, NY), Cliff; Nancy (Ringwood, NJ), Sitzman; Eugene (Hartsdale, NY), Bramer; David (Putnam Valley, NY)
Title: Photo-cured and stabilized coatings
Patent Number: 7,173,071

Inventors: Sun; Shijun (Vancouver, WA), Lei; Shawmin (Camas, WA)
Title: Video decoding with reduced IDCT calculations
Patent Number: 7,876,969

Inventors: Sun; Yan (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Ternary content addressable memory (TCAM) storage system
Patent Number: 8,943,268

Inventors: Sun; Zheng-Heng (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Mounting device for fan
Patent Number: 8,939,425

Inventors: Sung; Byoung-Hun (Seoul, KR), Heo; Jeong-Uk (Seongnam-si, KR), Seo; Bong-Sung (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Printing bead spacers on flat panel display substrates
Patent Number: 7,874,889

Inventors: Sutardja; Sehat (Los Altos Hills, CA)
Title: Capacitive digital to analog and analog to digital converters
Patent Number: 8,941,529

Inventors: Suter; Michael L. (Lakeland, FL), Jackson; Scott (Brandon, FL)
Title: Juice extractor including drive shaft seal and related methods
Patent Number: 7,878,113

Inventors: Suyama; Hironobu (Nagoya, JP)
Title: Diagnosis method for solenoid valve based on noise detection
Patent Number: 7,877,194

Inventors: Suzuki; Haruhisa (Kanagawa, JP), Kimura; Toru (Kanagawa, JP), Takaku; Masahiko (Kanagawa, JP), Takagi; Eiichi (Kanagawa, JP), Fukunaga; Shinji (Kanagawa, JP), Inose; Tsutomu (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Print system, printing method, and server
Patent Number: 7,173,728

Inventors: Suzuki; Katsuyoshi (Odawara, JP), Sato; Masahiko (Odawara, JP), Tateyama; Kenichi (Odawara, JP), Matsunami; Naoto (Hayama, JP), Kimura; Koichi (Kamakura, JP), Iwasaki; Hidehiko (Hiratsuka, JP), Takamoto; Kenichi (Odawara, JP), Muraoka; Kenji (Odawara, JP), Ishikawa; Takamasa (Minamiashigara, JP), Yokoyama; Nobuhiro (Odawara, JP), Takahashi; Kiyotaka (Odawara, JP), Nagaiwa; Yoshinori (Ninomiya, JP)
Title: Disk array device
Patent Number: 7,876,557

Inventors: Suzuki; Kazuyoshi (Tokyo, JP), Nakajima; Yasuhisa (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Thin image display apparatus
Patent Number: 7,876,315

Inventors: Suzuki; Naofumi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Polarizer and light-emitting device
Patent Number: 8,939,592

Inventors: Suzuki; Noriyuki (Osaka, JP), Kitagawa; Hiroki (Aichi, JP)
Title: Inspection method and inspection device, repairing method and repairing device for organic electroluminescence panel
Patent Number: 7,874,888

Inventors: Suzuki; Shinya (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Printing system, server apparatus, information processing method, and storage medium
Patent Number: 8,941,867

Inventors: Suzuki; Takahisa (Tokyo, JP), Hori; Masashi (Tokyo, JP), Ohbayashi; Kunihiko (Hiroshima, JP)
Title: Flat acoustic conversion device
Patent Number: 7,174,024

Inventors: Suzuki; Yasuo (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Photographic printing method, manufacturing method of photographic printed material, and printing apparatus
Patent Number: 7,876,344

Inventors: Svendsen; Hugh (Chapel Hill, NC)
Title: Method and system for using cellular communication device availability information to predict coverage overlap between callers
Patent Number: 8,942,718

Inventors: Svensson; Fredrik (Jarfalla, SE), Lood; Lennart (Sollentuna, SE), Duner; Martin (Spanga, SE)
Title: Infusion control device
Patent Number: 8,939,929

Inventors: Swanburg; Scott (Duluth, GA), Okada; Andre (Seattle, WA), Hanson; Paul (Kirkland, WA), Young; Chris (Roswell, GA)
Title: Advanced contact management in communications networks
Patent Number: 8,943,018

Inventors: Sydir; Jaroslaw J. (San Jose, CA), Mathur; Alok J (Milpitas, CA), Feghali; Wajdi (Boston, MA), Koshy; Kamal J. (Milpitas, CA), Lecha; Eduard (Fremont, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for calculating cyclic redundancy check (CRC) on data using a programmable CRC engine
Patent Number: 7,171,604

Inventors: Syed; Farhat (Audubon, PA), Huang; Chong C. (Paoli, PA), Li; Katherine (Wallingford, PA), Liu; Guihua (Chadds Ford, PA), Shang; Xiaozhou (West Chester, PA), Li; Li (Downingtown, PA)
Title: Compositions and methods for IL-13 biomarkers
Patent Number: 7,875,427

Inventors: Sylvestre; Julien (Chambly, CA)
Title: Methods and systems involving soldering
Patent Number: 8,939,346

Inventors: Sze; Cheng-Feng (San Jose, CA), Cha; Raymyung (Sunnyvale, CA), Koo; Jae Eul (Seoul, KR), Jeong; Koang Hui (Seoul, KR)
Title: System and method for a virtual multi-touch mouse and stylus apparatus
Patent Number: 8,941,620

Inventors: Tada; Morio (Toyama, JP), Ueno; Satoshi (Toyama, JP), Takasaki; Satoru (Toyama, JP)
Title: Connector device for interconnecting circuit substrates
Patent Number: 7,878,820

Inventors: Tai; Chui-Min (Taoyuan, TW), Chen; Cheng-Te (Taoyuan, TW)
Title: Half-controlled silicon-controlled rectifying system and method thereof
Patent Number: 7,173,834

Inventors: Tajima; Keiichi (Shizuoka, JP), Takiguchi; Tsutomu (Shizuoka, JP), Takii; Naoki (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Up-down and left-right tiltable vehicular lamp
Patent Number: 7,878,694

Inventors: Takagi; Shigekazu (Shimosuwa-machi, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device and oscillator
Patent Number: 7,875,911

Inventors: Takahashi; Hideyuki (Fukaya, JP), Nagayama; Kohei (Sagamihara, JP), Furuta; Mamoru (Fukaya, JP), Kawamura; Shinichi (Tokyo, JP), Ninomiya; Toshihiro (Fukaya, JP), Soma; Koji (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Two pixel electrodes interposing the signal line extending into without extending beyond the recess on the protection film caused by the contact hole
Patent Number: 7,173,681

Inventors: Takahashi; Kazuo (Ota, JP), Noguchi; Hiroshi (Ashikaga, JP), Usui; Hiroaki (Ora-gun, JP), Rakuma; Tsuyoshi (Ora-gun, JP), Yamamoto; Tetsuya (Ota, JP)
Title: Inactivating device for virus, bacteria, etc. and air conditioner using the same
Patent Number: 7,875,108

Inventors: Takahashi; Takuya (Tokyo, JP), Shimeno; Ryuzo (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Electrical connection member with outer insulating film member and inner inclined spring member
Patent Number: 7,874,867

Inventors: Takamura; Naoki (Makinohara, JP), Kurosawa; Tohru (Fujieda, JP)
Title: Electrical component
Patent Number: 8,942,007

Inventors: Takamura; Takashi (Chino, JP)
Title: Solid-state imaging device
Patent Number: 7,173,297

Inventors: Takase; Masayuki (Inagi, JP), Endo; Hideki (Kokubunji, JP), Kanno; Takayuki (Yokohama, JP), Tanaka; Akihiko (Yokohama, JP), Ashi; Yoshihiro (Yokohama, JP), Yamamoto; Nobuyuki (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Packet transfer apparatus
Patent Number: 7,876,778

Inventors: Takashimizu; Satoru (Yokohama, JP), Katsumata; Kenji (Yokohama, JP), Yamamoto; Yuji (Yokohama, JP), Iimuro; Satoshi (Yokohama, JP), Eda; Takanori (Yokohama, JP), Sei; Shuko (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Digital broadcast receiver unit
Patent Number: 7,173,674

Inventors: Takata; Yasuhide (Hiroshima, JP), Sakamoto; Yutaka (Hiroshima, JP)
Title: Frame structure of seat for vehicle
Patent Number: 7,172,251

Inventors: Takayama; Hideyuki (Kanagawa, JP), Kudo; Koichi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Endless-moving-member driving unit, image forming apparatus, photosensitive-element driving unit, and method of degradation process for endless moving-member
Patent Number: 7,174,237

Inventors: Takei; Hirofumi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Focusing device that adjusts focus based on a measured luminance value and method for the same
Patent Number: 7,876,375

Inventors: Takeichi; Hisashi (Sakai, JP), Kawasaki; Naohiro (Sakai, JP)
Title: Electric equipment assembly and outdoor unit of air conditioner provided with the same
Patent Number: 7,876,574

Inventors: Takekawa; Kenichi (Aichi, JP), Matsuura; Yasuki (Nagoya, JP), Kimata; Masanobu (Nissin, JP), Yasuda; Isao (Nagoya, JP)
Title: Sheet folding device and image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 8,939,878

Inventors: Takeoka; Sadami (Osaka, JP), Ohta; Mitsuyasu (Osaka, JP), Ichikawa; Osamu (Osaka, JP), Yoshimura; Masayoshi (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Semiconductor wiring substrate, semiconductor device, method for testing semiconductor device, and method for mounting semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,171,600

Inventors: Takeuchi; Kesatoshi (Shiojiri, JP)
Title: Brushless electric machine and apparatus using the same
Patent Number: 7,876,062

Inventors: Takizawa; Fuminori (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Method for driving a liquid droplet ejecting head and liquid droplet ejecting device
Patent Number: 7,874,647

Inventors: Tamaki; Tsuyoshi (Machida, JP), Yano; Takashi (Tokorozawa, JP), Jia; Yunjian (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Wireless communication system, integrated base station, and terminal
Patent Number: 8,942,117

Inventors: Tamura; Naoki (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Apparatus for processing photosensitive material and area measurement method
Patent Number: 7,173,269

Inventors: Tamura; Tomoko (Kanagawa, JP), Aoki; Tomoyuki (Kanagawa, JP), Tsurume; Takuya (Tochigi, JP), Dairiki; Koji (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Method for manufacturing semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,875,530

Inventors: Tan; Wai-Tian (Sunnyvale, CA), Apostolopoulos; John (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Determining a location using an image
Patent Number: 8,941,752

Inventors: Tanabe; Jun (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Power supply device and image forming apparatus including the power supply device
Patent Number: 8,941,258

Inventors: Tanaka; Hiroyuki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Inkjet recording apparatus with multiple capping positions
Patent Number: 7,878,623

Inventors: Tanaka; Katsuyuki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Method and apparatus for detecting spreading-code synchronization for spectrum spreading signals
Patent Number: 7,876,811

Inventors: Tanaka; Kenta (Tsukuba, JP), Higashimura; Hideyuki (Tsukuba, JP), Ohuchi; Kazuei (Tsukuba, JP), Tanaka; Akio (Kobe, JP), Ueda; Masato (Tsukuba, JP)
Title: Heterocyclic compound and heterocyclic polymers
Patent Number: 8,940,856

Inventors: Tanaka; Kiyofumi (Saitama, JP), Odashima; Satoshi (Saitama, JP), Hosono; Noriyoshi (Saitama, JP), Fujimoto; Hironobu (Itabashi-ku, JP), Segawa; Takeshi (Itabashi-ku, JP)
Title: Holding jig, semiconductor wafer grinding method, semiconductor wafer protecting structure and semiconductor wafer grinding method and semiconductor chip fabrication method using the structure
Patent Number: 7,875,501

Inventors: Tanaka; Masaya (Gifu, JP), Fujii; Tetsuo (Toyohashi, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device and method of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 8,941,229

Inventors: Tanaka; Motoyuki (Mishima-gun, JP), Nakade; Shinji (Tsukuba, JP), Takaoka; Yoshikazu (Mishima-gun, JP)
Title: Compounds having lysophosphatidic acid receptor antagonism and uses thereof
Patent Number: 7,875,745

Inventors: Tanaka; Yoshinori (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Apparatus and method for image-processing and computer program product for image-processing
Patent Number: 7,173,731

Inventors: Tanaka; Yozo (Kanagawa, JP), Otsu; Masahiro (Kanagawa, JP), Oosuka; Hirotaka (Tokyo, JP), Mizuki; Masayuki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Audio apparatus having tuner unit and digital reproducing unit
Patent Number: 7,876,915

Inventors: Tang; Feng Wei (Beijing, CN)
Title: Adaptive session compression management method, compression manager and session management system
Patent Number: 8,943,223

Inventors: Taniguchi; Yukio (Yokohama, JP), Matsumura; Masakiyo (Yokohama, JP), Kimura; Yoshinobu (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Crystallization apparatus, crystallization method, and phase shift mask
Patent Number: 7,172,841

Inventors: Tankard; Michael Paul (Harrogate, GB)
Title: Rotor position detection in an electrical machine
Patent Number: 7,174,262

Inventors: Tanoue; Shinn (Yamatokoriyama, JP), Fujiwara; Ryuichi (Yamatokoriyama, JP), Kotaka; Toshiaki (Yamatokoriyama, JP), Ishigaki; Hikaru (Yamatokoriyama, JP)
Title: Machine tool
Patent Number: 7,172,375

Inventors: Tao; Zhenning (Beijing, CN), Rasmussen; Jens C. (Kawasaki, JP), Isomura; Akihiko (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Phase monitor apparatus, phase control apparatus and methods thereof for optical DQPSK receiver
Patent Number: 7,877,025

Inventors: Taoka; Hidekazu (Tokyo, JP), Kusume; Katsutoshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Feedback information transmission method, mobile station apparatus and base station apparatus
Patent Number: 8,942,126

Inventors: Tarng; Min Ming (San Jose, CA), Lin; Mei Jech (San Jose, CA), Tarng; Eric Yu-Shiao (San Jose, CA), Tarng; Alfred Yu-Chi (San Jose, CA), Tarng; Angela Yu-Shiu (San Jose, CA), Nieh; Jwu-Ing (San Jose, CA), Tarng; Huang-Chang (San Jose, CA), Nieh; Shun-Yu (San Jose, CA), Nguyen; Minh V (San Jose, CA)
Title: Green technologies: the killer application of EMI-free on-chip inductor
Patent Number: 7,876,188

Inventors: Tashiro; Akiharu (Yokohama, JP), Monchujo; Takayuki (Yokohama, JP), Suzuki; Kiyohisa (Ebina, JP), Inomata; Jun (Yokohama, JP), Fukada; Ryuji (Yokohama, JP), Shiotani; Eiji (Kawasaki, JP), Terada; Daisuke (Yokohama, JP), Fujii; Kei (Warabi, JP)
Title: Honing method and honing control device
Patent Number: 7,874,893

Inventors: Tauchen; Lynne (Las Vegas, NV)
Title: Tennis bag
Patent Number: 7,878,331

Inventors: Taverner; Domino (Delray Beach, FL), MacDougall; Trevor (Simsbury, CT)
Title: Polarization mitigation technique
Patent Number: 7,173,696

Inventors: Tay; Cheng Siew (Penang, MY), Cheng; Swee Kian (Kedah, MY), Goh; Eng Huat (Penang, MY)
Title: Method and apparatus for reducing electrical interconnection fatigue
Patent Number: 7,173,342

Inventors: Taylor; Alfred A. (Lugarno, AU), Mackay; Garry R. (Lidcombe, AU)
Title: Device to coat food products such as potato crisps
Patent Number: 7,878,142

Inventors: Teig; Steven (Menlo Park, CA), Frankle; Jonathan (Los Gatos, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for routing
Patent Number: 7,171,635

Inventors: Teillet; Anthony (Flower Mound, TX), Bonczyk; Michael F. (Springtown, TX), Timofeev; Igor (Dallas, TX), Le; Kevin (Arlington, TX), Cao; T. Huy (Dallas, TX)
Title: Dual band, dual pole, 90 degree azimuth BW, variable downtilt antenna
Patent Number: 7,173,572

Inventors: Telek; Michael J. (Pittsford, NY), Lawther; Joel S. (Pittsford, NY), McIntyre; Dale F. (Honeoye Falls, NY), Manico; Joseph A. (Rochester, NY)
Title: Multi-frame display system with semantic image arrangement
Patent Number: 7,877,696

Inventors: Terada; Masayuki (Chiyoda-ku, JP), Kobayashi; Motonari (Chiyoda-ku, JP), Okajima; Ichiro (Chiyoda-ku, JP)
Title: Number of terminal estimation device and number of terminal estimation method
Patent Number: 8,942,724

Inventors: Terauchi; Kiyoshi (Isesaki, JP)
Title: Variable displacement compressor
Patent Number: 7,874,813

Inventors: Terletzki; Hartmud (Pleasant Valley, NY), Frankowsky; Gerd (Hohenkirchen-Sipyertsbrunn, DE)
Title: Level-shifting circuitry having "high" output impedance during disable mode
Patent Number: 7,173,473

Inventors: Terry; James B. (Houston, TX), Wilson; Thomas Platt (Houston, TX), Eppink; Jay M. (Spring, TX), Odell; Albert C. (Kingwood, TX), Trainor; William F. (Houston, TX), Estep; James W. (Houston, TX), Song; Haoshi (Sugar Land, TX)
Title: Well system
Patent Number: 7,172,038

Inventors: Terwilliger; Richard A. (Venice, CA), Lamoureux; Gary A. (Woodbury, CT)
Title: Delivery system and method for interstitial radiation therapy
Patent Number: 7,874,974

Inventors: Tessier; Russell George (Sunderland, MA), Betz; Vaughn (Toronto, CA), Golpalsamy; Thiagaraja (San Jose, CA), Neto; David (Toronto, CA)
Title: Power-aware RAM processing
Patent Number: 7,877,555

Inventors: Tharp; Bill (Ashland, OH)
Title: Electrical apparatus with current dampening device
Patent Number: 7,876,539

Inventors: Thirunavukarasu; Senthil Arasu (Bangalore, IN), Bhabu; Shaleen (New Delhi, IN), Chickermane; Vivek (Ithaca, NY)
Title: Method and apparatus to use physical design information to detect IR drop prone test patterns
Patent Number: 7,877,715

Inventors: Thomas; Scott D. (Novi, MI), Demick; Robert L. (Macomb Township, MI), Clark; Anthony P. (Melbourne, AU), Smith; Stuart L. (Melbourne, AU)
Title: Extendable stabilizer for airbag
Patent Number: 7,874,578

Inventors: Thomas; Tracey R. (New York, NY)
Title: System and method for enabling channel community ratings in an IP marketplace
Patent Number: 8,942,998

Inventors: Thompson; Jeremy Peter (Somerset, GB)
Title: Method of removing the imaging drum of a laser and printer imaging cartridge
Patent Number: 8,942,593

Inventors: Thompson; Robert D. (Charlottesville, VA), Wang; Guoquan (Charlottesville, VA), Beauglehole; Anthony (Charlottesville, VA), Schmidtmann; Frank (Charlottesville, VA)
Title: Substituted 8-[6-amino-3pyridyl]xanthines
Patent Number: 7,875,608

Inventors: Thompson; Ronald Scott (White Bear Lake, MN), Koller; Adam (Minneapolis, MN), Palm; Todd Thomas (Mounds View, MN)
Title: High speed servo laner
Patent Number: 8,939,273

Inventors: Thomson; John S. (Santa Clara, CA), Hustad; Paul J. (El Cerrito, CA), Tehrani; Ardavan M. (Menlo Park, CA), Gilbert; Jeffrey M. (Sunnyvale, CA), McFarland; William J. (Los Altos, CA), Thon; Lars E. (San Jose, CA), Wang; Yi-Hsiu (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Decoding system and method for digital communications
Patent Number: 7,173,972

Inventors: Thorjussen; Nils (Austin, TX), Varrin; Christopher (Monte Sereno, CA)
Title: Display system
Patent Number: 7,877,910

Inventors: Thorland; Miles Kevin (Fort Collins, CO), Pyle; Norman Conrad (Greeley, CO), Battles; Amy E. (Windsor, CO)
Title: Capture of sensory data in association with digital still images
Patent Number: 7,173,655

Inventors: Thoukydides; Alexander (Cambridge, GB)
Title: Radio apparatus
Patent Number: 8,942,274

Inventors: Tian; Jun (Shanghai, CN), Mastrocola; Angelo R. (Sinking Spring, PA), Steffes; Rodney J. (Farmington, MN), Spannring; Douglas J. (Fort Collins, CO), Chen; Ming (Shanghai, CN)
Title: AC coupling circuit with hybrid switches
Patent Number: 8,941,433

Inventors: Tian; Wei (Bloomington, MN), Jin; Insik (Eagan, MN), Dimitrov; Dimitar V. (Edina, MN), Xue; Song S. (Edina, MN)
Title: Band engineered high-K tunnel oxides for non-volatile memory
Patent Number: 7,875,923

Inventors: Tidrick; Robert Carl (Tigard, OR)
Title: Solid ink stick with coded markings and method and apparatus for reading markings
Patent Number: 7,874,661

Inventors: Tiller; Timothy T. (Blue River, WI)
Title: Integrated cam drive and oil pump assembly for motorcycle engines and the like
Patent Number: 7,171,939

Inventors: Tobler; Andrew J. (Franklin Park, IL)
Title: Method of making an ice dispense agitator
Patent Number: 7,874,071

Inventors: Togashi; Kenji (Kawasaki, JP), Hamada; Morihiko (Kawasaki, JP), Aoki; Shigekazu (Kawasaki, JP), Shigenobu; Katsumi (Kawasaki, JP), Saka; Yukio (Kawasaki, JP), Arisaka; Yoshikazu (Kawasaki, JP), Sawada; Toyoji (Kawasaki, JP), Asai; Tadashi (Kasugai, JP)
Title: Self-testing circuit in semiconductor memory device
Patent Number: 7,171,592

Inventors: Tokatlian; John A. (Encino, CA)
Title: Chair stabilizer and method of use
Patent Number: 7,874,613

Inventors: Tomada; Tokumitu (Mihara, JP), Inui; Masahiro (Mihara, JP)
Title: Guided vehicle
Patent Number: 8,939,090

Inventors: Tominaga; Kazuyoshi (Chiba, JP), Koseki; Osamu (Chiba, JP), Denda; Masaki (Chiba, JP), Makishima; Tomiharu (Chiba, JP), Sekiya; Yasuhito (Chiba, JP), Tsuneyoshi; Jun (Chiba, JP), Nakamura; Yuuji (Chiba, JP), Suzuki; Kentarou (Chiba, JP)
Title: Ink-jet print head and ink-jet recording apparatus
Patent Number: 7,172,271

Inventors: Tomita; Shigemitsu (Tsurumi-ku, Yokohama-shi, JP), Nezu; Mikio (Fujisawa-shi, JP)
Title: Automatic forward movement mechanism, sliding door mechanism, and drawer mechanism
Patent Number: 7,874,597

Inventors: Tomoi; Shusaku (Hiratsuka, JP), Kawaguchi; Koichi (Hiratsuka, JP)
Title: Thermoplastic elastomer composition and pneumatic tire using same
Patent Number: 8,940,835

Inventors: Toono; Kousuke (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Transmitting electric power control method in the CDMA system
Patent Number: 7,174,182

Inventors: Toribio; Jose Mari Corral (Singapore, SG), Khoon; Lim Teck (Singapore, SG), Chyuan; Lau Luh (Singapore, SG), Camalig; Clifford Jayson Bringas (Singapore, SG)
Title: Addressing insufficient bit error rates amongst segments
Patent Number: 8,941,937

Inventors: Toth; Katalin (Pomaz, HU), Deme; Istvan Karoly (Budapest, HU), Kulcsar; Attila (Budapest, HU), Szeghy; Gaza Istvan (Dunakeszi, HU)
Title: Lamp with enhanced chroma and color preference
Patent Number: 8,941,292

Inventors: Tourlamain; Ronny (Merelbeke, BE)
Title: Foldable frame
Patent Number: 7,878,345

Inventors: Townsend; Douglas W. (Annapolis, MD)
Title: Threaded fasteners with ribbed shanks
Patent Number: 7,878,748

Inventors: Toyoda; Eiji (Osaka, JP), Kido; Shigetomi (Mie, JP)
Title: Method for manufacturing electronic parts device and resin composition for electronic parts encapsulation
Patent Number: 8,938,878

Inventors: Toyohara; Yoshihiro (Ninomiya, JP), Goto; Tetsuhiro (Hadano, JP), Kume; Masaji (Ebina, JP)
Title: Data processing system having a channel adapter shared by multiple operating systems
Patent Number: 7,877,526

Inventors: Tran; Dang Van (Laguna Niguel, CA), Zhu; Yingnan (Irvine, CA), Zheng; Xing (Irvine, CA), Khoshgozaran; Jaffar (Pasadena, CA)
Title: Middle partners
Patent Number: 8,943,514

Inventors: Traw; Brendan (Portland, OR), Bridges; Bruce D. (Louisville, KY), Balogh; Stephen P. (Portland, OR), Connelly; Jay H. (Portland, OR)
Title: Method and apparatus to provide a personalized channel
Patent Number: 8,943,540

Inventors: Tripp; Omer (Har-Adar, IL)
Title: Weighted security analysis
Patent Number: 8,943,600

Inventors: Trocme-Thibierge; Caryn (Bois Colombes, FR), Sors; Aurore (Paris, FR), Keime-Guibert; Florence (Singapore, SG)
Title: Association between 4-{3-[cis-hexahydrocyclopenta[c]pyrrol-2(1H)-yl]propoxy}benzamide and an acetylcholinesterase inhibitor, and pharmaceutical compositions containing it
Patent Number: 8,940,785

Inventors: Trofimov; Igor (Long Valley, NJ), Lyon; Stephen A. (Cranbury, NJ)
Title: Non-invasive detection of analytes in a complex matrix
Patent Number: 7,174,198

Inventors: Truchsess; Julia D. (Sandy Hook, CT)
Title: Illuminated non-contact cymbal pickup
Patent Number: 8,940,994

Inventors: Tsai; Wen-Kuei (Taipei County, TW), Liu; Chia-Chi (Taipei County, TW), Wang; Chun-Chien (Taipei County, TW), Wu; Ching-Hua (Taipei, TW)
Title: Light-emitting diode lamp
Patent Number: 7,874,710

Inventors: Tsai; Yi-Chang (Bao Shan Township, TW)
Title: Automatically aligning objective aperture for a scanning electron microscope
Patent Number: 7,173,259

Inventors: Tsau; Chang-Jie (Taipei, TW)
Title: Anti-electromagnetic interference corner shield unit for a shielding device
Patent Number: 7,876,579

Inventors: Tseng; Ching-Tai (Beidou Township, Changhua County, TW), Huang; Tung-Liang (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Filter column module
Patent Number: 7,875,246

Inventors: Tseytlin; Simon (Middle Village, NY)
Title: Oil production optimization and enhanced recovery method and apparatus for oil fields with high gas-to-oil ratio
Patent Number: 7,172,020

Inventors: Tsien; Roger Y. (La Jolla, CA), Gonzalez, III; Jesus E. (San Diego, CA)
Title: Detection of transmembrane potentials by optical methods
Patent Number: 7,173,130

Inventors: Tsuboyama; Akira (Machida, JP), Kamatani; Jun (Tokyo, JP), Furugori; Manabu (Machida, JP), Okada; Shinjiro (Kamakura, JP), Takiguchi; Takao (Chofu, JP)
Title: Luminescent device
Patent Number: 7,875,366

Inventors: Tsuchiya; Yasushi (Fujimi-machi, JP)
Title: Thermal detector, thermal detection device, electronic instrument, and thermal detector manufacturing method
Patent Number: 8,941,063

Inventors: Tsujimori; Hisayuki (Osaka, JP), Taira; Shinichi (Osaka, JP), Yukawa; Hirotaka (Osaka, JP), Abe; Kaoru (Osaka, JP)
Title: Process for producing benzo [b] [1,4] diazepine-2,4-dione compound
Patent Number: 8,940,889

Inventors: Tsukada; Kenji (Nagano-Ken, JP), Kanaya; Munehide (Nagano-Ken, JP)
Title: Mounting structure, module, and liquid container
Patent Number: 7,878,609

Inventors: Tsukamoto; Michio (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Optical system unit and vehicular lamp
Patent Number: 8,939,623

Inventors: Tsukamoto; Nobuyuki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Data processing apparatus
Patent Number: 7,877,688

Inventors: Tsukane; Koichiro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Construction machine with hydraulic pipes
Patent Number: 8,939,699

Inventors: Tsukida; Masaki (Tochigi-ken, JP), Wada; Minoru (Tochigi-ken, JP)
Title: Direction indicator
Patent Number: 7,876,210

Inventors: Tsunoda; Shigeharu (Fujisawa, JP), Hozoji; Hiroshi (Hitachiota, JP), Minagawa; Madoka (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Electronic device, rubber product, and methods for manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 7,172,130

Inventors: Tung; Chang-Hsien (Tu-Cheng, TW), Tsai; Tzu-Ching (Tu-Cheng, TW), Hsu; Kuo-Chun (Tu-Cheng, TW)
Title: N-in-1 card connector
Patent Number: 7,878,858

Inventors: Turner; Adrian (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Method for forming structures in a solar cell
Patent Number: 8,940,572

Inventors: Turner; Phillip M. (Montrose, MI), Huang; Yueh-Se J. (Ann Arbor, MI), Wang; Pei-Chung (Troy, MI)
Title: Automatic window repositioning to relieve vehicle passenger cabin wind pressure pulsation
Patent Number: 7,877,180

Inventors: Turnquist; Douglas G. (Salt Lake City, UT), Snow; Brent W. (Salt Lake City, UT), Eggers; Philip (Salt Lake City, UT)
Title: Tissue heating and monitoring system with seat
Patent Number: 8,939,912

Inventors: Turnquist; Douglas G. (Salt Lake City, UT), Snow; Brent W. (Salt Lake City, UT), Eggers; Philip (Salt Lake City, UT)
Title: Monitoring system
Patent Number: 8,939,913

Inventors: Turnquist; Douglas G. (Taylorsville, UT), Reudink; Doug (Port Townsend, WA), Snow; Brent W. (Salt Lake City, UT)
Title: Radiometers and related devices and methods
Patent Number: 8,939,914

Inventors: Turvey; Robert R. (Sanford, MI), Dais; Brian C. (Saginaw, MI), Ackerman; Bryan L. (Freeland, MI), Pawloski; James C. (Bay City, MI), Zimmerman; Daniel P. (Livonia, MI), Jones; Amanda A. (Michigan Center, MI)
Title: Valve for a recloseable container
Patent Number: 7,874,731

Inventors: Uang; Chun-Chu (Tainan, TW), Lin; Wei-Chih (Tainan, TW)
Title: Method to solve the multi-path and to implement the roaming function
Patent Number: 7,174,175

Inventors: Uchida; Haruo (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Ink jet recording apparatus
Patent Number: 7,878,622

Inventors: Uchida; Shinji (Neyagawa, JP), Kondoh; Kazuya (Katano, JP)
Title: Living body information acquiring apparatus and living body information acquiring method
Patent Number: 7,172,560

Inventors: Uchikata; Yoshio (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Recording apparatus having a device for detecting the presence or absence of a liquid
Patent Number: 7,172,259

Inventors: Uchimura; Hiroshi (Kirishima, JP)
Title: Waveguide forming apparatus, dielectric waveguide forming apparatus, pin structure, and high frequency circuit
Patent Number: 7,876,180

Inventors: Ueno; Hiroshi (Tondabayashi, JP), Matsuyama; Hiroki (Nara, JP), Chiba; Hiroyuki (Kashiwara, JP), Nakahama; Seiji (Osaka, JP)
Title: Oil-lubricated roller bearing assembly
Patent Number: 7,874,736

Inventors: Ueno; Hitoshi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Multicast network monitoring method and multicast network system to which the method is applied
Patent Number: 7,876,675

Inventors: Uesaka; Kenichi (Hyogo, JP), Hattori; Takayuki (Hyogo, JP), Ochi; Jun (Hyogo, JP)
Title: Conductive roller
Patent Number: 7,172,543

Inventors: Uezono; Koichi (Ogasa-gun, JP)
Title: Circuit board assembling structure
Patent Number: 7,172,436

Inventors: Ujita; Toshihiko (Kanagawa, JP), Matsuo; Keisuke (Kanagawa, JP), Kitabatake; Kenji (Kanagawa, JP), Amma; Hiromasa (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Ink tank
Patent Number: 7,172,273

Inventors: Ulmer; Melville P. (Evanston, IL), Graham; Michael E. (Evanston, IL), Vaynman; Semyon (Evanston, IL)
Title: Method of making optics element
Patent Number: 7,874,060

Inventors: Ulrich; Wolf-Rudiger (Constance, DE), Sturm; Ernst (Constance, DE)
Title: Surfactant protein C esters
Patent Number: 7,173,009

Inventors: Ura; Noritake (Anjo, JP)
Title: Torque detecting device and electric power steering system
Patent Number: 8,942,890

Inventors: Usami; Takayuki (Tokyo, JP), Hirai; Takao (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Copper alloy material for parts of electronic and electric machinery and tools
Patent Number: 7,172,662

Inventors: Utaki; Takahisa (Kyotanabe, JP), Morioka; Hajime (Kobe, JP), Kotani; Tamotsu (Kizugawa, JP)
Title: Combustible gas enrichment apparatus
Patent Number: 8,940,081

Inventors: Uttermann; Erik A. (Cupertino, CA), Zorkendorfer; Rico (San Francisco, CA), Lauder; Andrew (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Device foot
Patent Number: 8,941,990

Inventors: Van Der Merwe; Jaco (Son & Breugel, NL), Beeckman; Petrus Alphons (Geldrop, NL)
Title: Wireless communication system with diversity/MIMO array branch decoupling
Patent Number: 7,876,850

Inventors: Van Erden; Lynn (Livermore, CA), Chandler, Jr.; William H. (Milpitas, CA)
Title: High pressure parallel reactor with individually isolatable vessels
Patent Number: 7,172,732

Inventors: Van Landingham, Jr.; Alfred Reneau (Stephens City, VA), Matola; Jesse Andrew (Winchester, VA)
Title: Mop agitator
Patent Number: 8,938,848

Inventors: Vanbenschoten; Brian J. (Rochester, NH), Tachauer; Ernesto S. (Bedford, NH), Kurtz, Jr.; Wallace L. (Lunenburg, MA), Tremblay; Heidi S. (Ft. Launderdale, FL), Dandurand; Paul A. (Manchester, NH), Clune; William P. (Northwood, NH), Neeb; Alexander J. (Alpharetta, GA), Pierce; Joseph E. (Appleton, WI), Schmidt; Richard J. (Roswell, GA), Tanzer; Richard W. (Neenah, WI)
Title: Hook fasteners and methods of making the same
Patent Number: 7,172,008

Inventors: Vance; Scott LaDell (Staffanstorp, SE)
Title: Two port antennas with separate antenna branches including respective filters
Patent Number: 8,942,761

Inventors: Varchavtchik; Luiz D. (Wichita, KS), Unrein; Jason A. (Wichita, KS), Kaufmann; Reid A. (Andover, KS)
Title: Server direct attached storage shared through virtual SAS expanders
Patent Number: 8,943,258

Inventors: Varghese; Sibu (Houston, TX), Loftin; Christopher (Houston, TX), Rositas; Edward (Houston, TX), Nolan; Arjin (Tomball, TX), Aldeguer; Jesus (Houston, TX)
Title: Systems, spacer devices and methods for aligning multi-well modular templates and associated wells
Patent Number: 8,939,213

Inventors: Varma; Ashutosh (Noida, IN)
Title: Method and apparatus of enabling direct memory access into a target system memory modeled in dual abstractions while ensuring coherency
Patent Number: 8,943,449

Inventors: Varnica; Nedeljko (San Jose, CA), Chilappagari; Shashi Kiran (San Jose, CA), Burd; Gregory (San Jose, CA)
Title: Systems and methods for performing bit flipping in an LDPC decoder
Patent Number: 8,943,381

Inventors: Vartuli; James Clarke (Schwenksville, PA), Levin; Doron (Annandale, NJ), McCarthy; Stephen John (Center Valley, PA)
Title: Mixed metal oxide containing sulfur
Patent Number: 7,173,158

Inventors: Vash; James R. (Littleton, MA), Devereaux; Danielle N. (Northborough, MA), Erlanger; Scott J. (Boston, MA), Faber; Robert E. (Milford, MA)
Title: Retry based protocol with source/receiver FIFO recovery and anti-starvation mechanism to support dynamic pipeline lengthening for ECC error correction
Patent Number: 8,943,379

Inventors: Vasoya; Kalu K. (Huntington Beach, CA), Mangrolia; Bharat M. (Huntington Beach, CA)
Title: Expansion constrained die stack
Patent Number: 7,173,325

Inventors: Veldman; Geertruida M. (Sudbury, MA), Davies; Monique V. (Harpswell, MA), Song; Kening (Arlington, MA), Wolfman; Neil M. (Dover, MA), Bridges; Kristie Grove (Maynard, MA), Field; Anne (Royston, GB), Russell; Caroline (Royston, GB), Valge-Archer; Viia (Little Abington, GB)
Title: Neutralizing antibodies against GDF-8 and uses therefor
Patent Number: 8,940,874

Inventors: Velez; Arelis C. (Pembroke Pines, FL)
Title: Stair vacuum device
Patent Number: 8,938,850

Inventors: Venkatasamy; Venkatram (Edina, MN), Sun; Ming (Eden Prairie, MN), Tang; Michael Xuefei (Bloomington, MN)
Title: Programmable metallization cells and methods of forming the same
Patent Number: 8,940,577

Inventors: Vesma; Jussi (Turku, FI), Pekonen; Harri (Raisio, FI)
Title: Forward error correction decoders
Patent Number: 7,877,663

Inventors: Viaud; Jean (Gray, FR)
Title: Round baler
Patent Number: 7,171,892

Inventors: Vijaybhaskar; Virupapuram (Andhra Pradesh, IN), Siddiqi; Imran (Andhra Pradesh, IN)
Title: DNA sequence for root preferred gene expression in plants
Patent Number: 7,173,166

Inventors: Villhauer; Reiner (Waghaeusel, DE), Kleibaumhueter; Klaus-Dieter (Bad Schoenborn, DE), Reiter; Josef (Eppelheim, DE), Schulz; Andreas (Heidelberg, DE)
Title: Redundant braking system with constant braking torque and printing press having the braking system
Patent Number: 8,941,338

Inventors: Vogman; Viktor D. (Olympia, WA)
Title: Power converter having a primary side switching circuit
Patent Number: 7,173,831

Inventors: Voldman; Steven H. (South Burlington, VT), Mandelman; Jack A. (Flat Rock, NC)
Title: Lateral lubistor structure and method
Patent Number: 7,173,310

Inventors: Vorbach; Martin (Karlsruhe, DE), Munch; Robert (Karlsruhe, DE)
Title: Run-time reconfiguration method for programmable units
Patent Number: 7,174,443

Inventors: Vranicar; Anthony (Santa Clara, CA), Matthiesen; Martyn A. (Fremont, CA), Montoya; Wayne (Redwood City, CA)
Title: Three-function reflowable circuit protection device
Patent Number: 8,941,461

Inventors: Wada; Hideaki (Kanagawa, JP), Tabata; Hirosuke (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Wake-up controller and a method therefor for power control over peripheral circuitry based upon slots of a data field
Patent Number: 7,876,207

Inventors: Wada; Koji (Tokyo, JP), Miyasako; Masakazu (Tokyo, JP), Suenaga; Motoyasu (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Control apparatus for an internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 7,171,943

Inventors: Wada; Makoto (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Usui; Takamasa (Tokyo, JP), Ohuchi; Kazuya (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device including a silicide layer and a dielectric layer
Patent Number: 7,875,976

Inventors: Wagener; Kenneth B. (Gainesville, FL), Hopkins; Timothy E. (Gainesville, FL), Pawlow; James H. (Gainesville, FL), Gomez; Fernando J. (Gainsesville, FL)
Title: Methods for making functionalized polymers
Patent Number: 7,172,755

Inventors: Wakayama; Koji (Yokohama, JP), Toumura; Kunihiko (Hachioji, JP), Takeda; Yukiko (Higashimurayama, JP)
Title: Network system and communication log analyzer
Patent Number: 8,942,735

Inventors: Wakiyama; Eiji (Suntou-gun, JP), Uchida; Yasuhiro (Yokohama, JP), Kawanishi; Minoru (Yokohama, JP), Matsushima; Akira (Suntou-gun, JP)
Title: Apparatus supporting mechanism, sheet feeding apparatus and image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 7,878,466

Inventors: Walker; Brett C. (San Diego, CA), Peterzell; Paul E. (San Diego, CA), Li; Tao (San Diego, CA), Severson; Matthew L. (Oceanside, CA)
Title: Serial bus interface for direct conversion receiver
Patent Number: 7,174,190

Inventors: Walker; Gordon Kent (Poway, CA)
Title: Methods and apparatus for blackout, retune and subscription enforcement in a cellular network multimedia distribution system
Patent Number: 8,942,728

Inventors: Walkington; Robert (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Error calculation circuit for mixer
Patent Number: 7,877,076

Inventors: Wall; Roy (Hamilton, MT), Wall; Tonja (Hamilton, MT)
Title: Trailer with sliding safety door
Patent Number: 7,878,575

Inventors: Wall; William E. (Atlanta, GA), Russ; Samuel H. (Lawrenceville, GA)
Title: DVD playback over multi-room by copying to HDD
Patent Number: 7,876,998

Inventors: Wallace; Ray (El Cajon, CA), Corn; Ed (Vista, CA)
Title: System and method for adaptively controlling receiver gain switch points
Patent Number: 7,877,072

Inventors: Walls; Christopher G. (Rockford, IL), Reeves; Stanley R. (Batavia, IL)
Title: Spindle for a door handle assembly
Patent Number: 7,172,226

Inventors: Walter; Andrea (Plochingen, DE), Birkel; Susanne (Darmstadt, DE)
Title: Use of di-or oligosaccharide polyester in hair styling products
Patent Number: 7,875,266

Inventors: Walters; Dean R. (Naperville, IL), Este; Grantley O. (Renfrew, CA)
Title: Thin film application device and method for coating small aperture vacuum vessels
Patent Number: 8,940,140

Inventors: Wang; Arthur W. (Buena Park, CA)
Title: System and method for continuous broadcast service from non-geostationary orbits
Patent Number: 7,877,089

Inventors: Wang; Ding (Austin, TX), Yu; Steven Y. (Austin, TX), Shreve; Gary A. (Austin, TX)
Title: Method and system for electrochemical impedance spectroscopy
Patent Number: 7,877,009

Inventors: Wang; Guang-Jian (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Electronic device and method for recognizing features of objects
Patent Number: 8,942,485

Inventors: Wang; Jun-Yao (Chiayi, TW), Hwang; Wen-Shyang (Kaohsiung Hsien, TW), Wang; Wen-Fong (Kaohsiung, TW), Shieh; Ce-Kuen (Tainan, TW)
Title: Multi-priority media access control method for multi-channel slotted ring networks
Patent Number: 7,174,374

Inventors: Wang; Wei-Jen (Taipei Hsien, TW), Cheng; Shih-Pao (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Digital camera with left- or right-handed operation
Patent Number: 7,876,377

Inventors: Wang; Wen-Feng (Miaoli County, TW)
Title: Double clamp vise
Patent Number: 8,939,442

Inventors: Wang; Ynjiun P. (Cupertino, CA), Qu; Huyu (San Jose, CA)
Title: Encoded information reading terminal with wireless path selection capability
Patent Number: 7,874,483

Inventors: Wani; Tushar Y. (Farmington Hills, MI), O'Brien; John P. (Royal Oak, MI)
Title: Scalable two-piece reinforcement and method for producing same
Patent Number: 7,874,611

Inventors: Wardell; Janice W. (Baton Rouge, LA)
Title: Paper towel holder and dispenser
Patent Number: 7,172,152

Inventors: Ware; Frederick A. (Los Altos Hills, CA), Leibowitz; Brian S. (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Chip selection in a symmetric interconnection topology
Patent Number: 8,943,224

Inventors: Wastling; Michael Andrew (Leicestershire, GB), Balson; John Charles (Nottingham, GB), Irving; David (Plymouth, GB), Cann; Robert James (Nottingham, GB)
Title: Passive speed and power regulation of a wind turbine
Patent Number: 7,172,392

Inventors: Watanabe; Hidetoshi (Chiba, JP)
Title: Sample liquid supply device, sample liquid supply device set, and microchip set
Patent Number: 8,940,251

Inventors: Watanabe; Sumio (Shinagawa, JP), Mori; Yukihiro (Shinagawa, JP), Tsuchiya; Masahiro (Shinagawa, JP)
Title: Thermal printer and cutter
Patent Number: 7,876,346

Inventors: Watanabe; Takamasa (Osaka, JP), Yoshima; Tadahiko (Osaka, JP), Mattsson; Mikael (Loddekopinge, SE), Sarnefalt; Anna (Malmo, SE), Hasezaki; Takuya (Osaka, JP)
Title: Human monoclonal antibody
Patent Number: 8,940,710

Inventors: Waterman; Breck (Keswick, AU)
Title: Method for shaving the inside of barrels
Patent Number: 7,878,741

Inventors: Watson; William S. (Eau Claire, WI)
Title: Method and system for heading indication with drift compensation
Patent Number: 7,877,887

Inventors: Weatherspoon; Sultan (Vancouver, WA), Glendinning; Duncan (Chandler, AZ)
Title: Secure wireless local area network
Patent Number: 7,174,564

Inventors: Weber; Christoph (Henstedt-Ulzburg, DE), Manken; Frank (Henstedt-Ulzburg, DE)
Title: Industrial truck with a charger
Patent Number: 7,876,072

Inventors: Weber; Helmut (Emmingen-Liptingen, DE)
Title: Device for detecting spatial position
Patent Number: 7,877,890

Inventors: Weber; Klaus Johannes (Aranda, AU), Blakers; Andrew William (Aranda, AU)
Title: Semiconductor wafer processing to increase the usable planar surface area
Patent Number: 7,875,794

Inventors: Weber; Ronald Martin (Annville, PA), Horst; Sheldon Lynn (Columbia, PA)
Title: System for attaching electronic components to molded interconnection devices
Patent Number: 7,876,577

Inventors: Wegener; Albert William (Portola Valley, CA)
Title: Compression of sampled data in a data acquisition system
Patent Number: 7,876,252

Inventors: Weissman; Joseph (Vero Beach, FL), Radaelli; Guido (Oakland, CA)
Title: Systems and methods for maintaining the dominance of Nannochloropsis in an algae cultivation system
Patent Number: 8,940,340

Inventors: Weitbruch; Sebastien (Monchweiler, DE), Thebault; Cedric (Villingen-Schwenningen, DE), Correa; Carlos (Villingen-Schwenningen, DE)
Title: Method for optimizing brightness in a display device and apparatus for implementing the method
Patent Number: 7,173,580

Inventors: Wendlandt; Jeffrey Michael (Newton, MA)
Title: Catheter introducer system for exploration of body cavities
Patent Number: 7,172,552

Inventors: Wengert; Andreas (Auenwald, DE)
Title: Injector for fuel injection in an internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 7,878,427

Inventors: Wereley; Norman M. (Potomac, MD), Hu; Wei (Rockville, MD), Cook; Eugene (Boston, MA), Browne; Alan L. (Grosse Pointe, MI)
Title: System and method for magnetorheological-fluid damping utilizing porous media
Patent Number: 7,874,407

Inventors: Wern; Lars (Stockholm, SE)
Title: Multi purpose capacitive sensor
Patent Number: 8,941,391

Inventors: Westwood; Barnaby Brian (San Jose, CA)
Title: Disk pack balancing station
Patent Number: 7,874,424

Inventors: Wetzel; Arthur W. (Murrysville, PA), Gilbertson, II; John R. (Pittsburgh, PA), Beckstead; Jeffrey A. (Valencia, PA), Feineigle; Patricia A. (Pittsburgh, PA), Hauser; Christopher R. (Pittsburgh, PA), Palmieri, Jr.; Frank A. (Gibsonia, PA)
Title: System for creating microscopic digital montage images
Patent Number: 7,876,948

Inventors: Wheater; Walter (Cheshire, GB)
Title: Clothing with elastically extendable region
Patent Number: 7,874,018

Inventors: Whinnery; Joseph (Marysville, OH)
Title: Smooth unlatch system and method
Patent Number: 7,874,609

Inventors: Whittaker; Bruce Ernest (Lake Forest, CA), Watson; Leland Elvis (Temecula, CA), Brock; Scott Lane (Lake Forest, CA), Truong; Stephanie Ninh (West Covina, CA)
Title: Displaying abnormal and error conditions in system state analysis
Patent Number: 7,171,593

Inventors: Wiemers; Reginald A. (Littleton, CO)
Title: Electrocoagulation apparatus having integrated clarifier and sludge control
Patent Number: 8,940,166

Inventors: Wiese; Brian (Lyndhurst, OH), Christianson; David (Charlotte, NC), Shafer; Mark (Charlotte, NC)
Title: Wireless shelf pusher activity detection system and associated methods
Patent Number: 8,941,495

Inventors: Wilson; Daniel W. (Montrose, CA), Bearman; Gregory H. (Pasadena, CA), Johnson; William R. (Pasadena, CA)
Title: Color camera computed tomography imaging spectrometer for improved spatial-spectral image accuracy
Patent Number: 7,876,434

Inventors: Wilson; Mathew Philip (Larkspur, CO)
Title: Controller and adapters to enable unlike device integration
Patent Number: 7,876,779

Inventors: Wong; Carlos (Macau, MO), Wong; Livia (Macau, MO), Xiong; Zhaohui (Harbin, Heilongjiang, CN)
Title: Energy storage bridge
Patent Number: 7,874,036

Inventors: Wong; Hang-Ming (Taipei Hsien, TW), Wang; Chun-Kai (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Apparatus for assembling lens module
Patent Number: 7,876,512

Inventors: Wong; Robert C. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Demm; Ernst H. (Putnam Valley, NY), Leung; Pak (Cedar Park, TX), Hirsch; Alexander M. (Munich, DE)
Title: Method of producing a semiconductor interconnect architecture including generation of metal holes by via mutation
Patent Number: 7,875,544

Inventors: Wong; Shih-Fang (Taipei Hsien, TW), Li; De-Zhi (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Mobile phone and ambient noise filtering method used in the mobile phone
Patent Number: 7,877,062

Inventors: Woo; Soonki (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Separator, a lithium rechargeable battery using the same and a method of manufacture thereof
Patent Number: 8,940,428

Inventors: Wood; Michael D. (South Bend, IN), Dillon; Frank (Granger, IN), Heckelsberg; Richard A. (Niles, MI), Holloway; Roger W. (North Liberty, IN), LaForest; Mark L. (Granger, IN), Murdie; Neil (South Bend, IN), Parker; Charles A. (Granger, IN), Pigford; James F. (Kingwood, TX)
Title: Rapid densification of porous bodies (preforms) with high viscosity resins or pitches using a resin transfer molding process
Patent Number: 7,172,408

Inventors: Woodcock; James W. (Sullivan, MO), Woodcock, Jr.; Frank W. (Sullivan, MO)
Title: Culvert opening and cleaning apparatus
Patent Number: 7,172,033

Inventors: Wotherspoon; James Dougall (Stamford, GB), Harris; Patrick Kirk (Stamford, GB), Stott; Michael Robert (Market Deeping, GB)
Title: Device and method for retaining a valve bridge
Patent Number: 7,878,166

Inventors: Wragge; Frank (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Build and install for software applications
Patent Number: 7,174,535

Inventors: Wright; Andrew S. (Vancouver, CA), Williams; Stephen J. (Port Coquitlam, CA), Nikkari; Leo (Vancouver, CA)
Title: Providing and managing bypass of enhanced services
Patent Number: 8,942,686

Inventors: Wu; Kang (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Fan control system
Patent Number: 8,939,730

Inventors: Wu; Kuo-Ming (Hsinchu, TW), Cheng; Jui-Hsi (Hsinchu, TW), Chiu; Mao-Ching (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Method and apparatus for I/Q mismatch calibration in a receiver
Patent Number: 7,174,146

Inventors: Wu; Lun-Zi (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Device housing and apparatus for making the device housing
Patent Number: 8,939,304

Inventors: Wu; Tsai-Chao (Taichung, TW)
Title: Digital pressure sensor
Patent Number: 7,878,068

Inventors: Wu; Yaz-Tzung (Taipei, TW)
Title: Electronic device having dual adjustable press switches and its method
Patent Number: 7,173,813

Inventors: Wu; Yen-Jui (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Cover opening-closing device and multi-function printer with the same
Patent Number: 8,939,522

Inventors: Wu; Yongzhong (Johnston, IA), Hershey; Howard (Cumming, IA)
Title: Nucleotide sequences mediating male fertility and method of using same
Patent Number: 7,875,764

Inventors: Wuillaume; Francis (Plymouth, MI), Boyce; Brent (Novi, MI)
Title: IG window unit including double silver coating having increased SHGC to U-value ratio, and corresponding coated article for use in IG window unit or other window
Patent Number: 8,940,400

Inventors: Wuillaume; Francis (Victor, NY), Imran; Muhammad (Brownstown, MI), Kreling; Afonso (Rio de Janeiro, BR), Boyce; Brent (Novi, MI)
Title: Coated article with low-E coating having low visible transmission
Patent Number: 8,940,399

Inventors: Xia; Annie (Lynnfield, MA), Mochiki; Hiromasa (Kofu, JP), Mahorowala; Arpan P (Bronxville, NY)
Title: Method and system for etching a film stack
Patent Number: 7,172,969

Inventors: Xia; Haitao (San Jose, CA), Zhang; Fan (Milpitas, CA), Jin; Ming (Fremont, CA), Yang; Shaohua (San Jose, CA)
Title: Threshold acquisition and adaption in NAND flash memory
Patent Number: 8,942,037

Inventors: Xiao; Gui-Fu (Shenzhen, CN), Weng; Cheng-Fei (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Serial advanced technology attachment dual in-line memory module device
Patent Number: 8,942,057

Inventors: Xu; Junfeng (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: System and method for a flyable and roadable vehicle
Patent Number: 7,874,512

Inventors: Xu; Tao (Darien, IL), Zach; Michael P. (Darien, IL), Xiao; Zhili (Naperville, IL)
Title: Ultrafast and ultrasensitive hydrogen sensors based on self-assembly monolayer promoted 2-dimensional palladium nanoclusters
Patent Number: 7,171,841

Inventors: Yabu; Tomohiro (Osaka, JP), Okubo; Eisaku (Osaka, JP)
Title: Humidity control system
Patent Number: 7,874,174

Inventors: Yabuta; Tetsutaka (Daito, JP)
Title: Mobile telephone device
Patent Number: 7,876,997

Inventors: Yagawa; Yuichi (San Jose, CA)
Title: WORM proving storage system
Patent Number: 7,171,511

Inventors: Yahagi; Takashi (Toride, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus with an image bearing member that rotates with the same speed as an intermediate transfer member
Patent Number: 7,877,044

Inventors: Yajima; Satoru (Niihama, JP)
Title: Charged particle beam irradiation apparatus
Patent Number: 8,941,086

Inventors: Yajima; Takeo (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Chemical liquid supply device
Patent Number: 7,878,375

Inventors: Yakshin; Andrey E. (Nieuwegein, NL), Louis; Eric (Ijsselstein, NL), Bijkerk; Frederik (Amsterdam, NL), Wedowski; Marco (Aalen, DE), Klein; Roman (Berlin, DE), Stietz; Frank (Baunatal, DE)
Title: Optical element and method for its manufacture as well as lithography apparatus and method for manufacturing a semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,172,788

Inventors: Yamada; Akitoshi (Yokohama, JP), Aichi; Takao (Ohta-ku, JP), Masumoto; Kazuyuki (Yokohama, JP), Ono; Mitsuhiro (Koto-ku, JP)
Title: Print apparatus and printer control method
Patent Number: 7,876,358

Inventors: Yamada; Hirokazu (Kanagawa, JP), Hirano; Takashi (Kanagawa, JP), Hanawa; Kohji (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Organic light emitting device, manufacturing method thereof, and display unit
Patent Number: 7,173,373

Inventors: Yamada; Kazunobu (Kyoto, JP), Ueda; Kazue (Kyoto, JP), Ogami; Akinobu (Kyoto, JP), Matsuoka; Fumio (Kyoto, JP), Hayase; Shigeru (Kyoto, JP), Yano; Takuma (Kyoto, JP), Yoshimura; Kazuko (Kyoto, JP), Okamoto; Masami (Shiga, JP)
Title: Biodegradable resin composition for molding and object molded or formed from the same
Patent Number: 7,173,080

Inventors: Yamaguchi; Tadashi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device and fabrication method thereof
Patent Number: 7,875,894

Inventors: Yamaji; Hidenori (Tokyo, JP), Hosaka; Masami (Nagano, JP), Miyano; Akihiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program
Patent Number: 7,171,572

Inventors: Yamamoto; Akira (Tokyo, JP), Iimori; Yusuke (Tokyo, JP), Koyama; Mae (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Nanoparticles comprising calcium phosphate and ethylene imine compositions and methods of production thereof
Patent Number: 7,875,255

Inventors: Yamamoto; Jiro (Sakai, JP), Zheng; Zhiming (Sakai, JP)
Title: Fan guard for blower unit
Patent Number: 7,172,387

Inventors: Yamamoto; Masayuki (Sagamihara, JP), Mimatsu; Yasuyuki (Yokohama, JP), Kaneda; Yasunori (Sagamihara, JP)
Title: Method and apparatus for configuration management of computer system
Patent Number: 7,877,782

Inventors: Yamamoto; Takeharu (Ube, JP)
Title: Extrusion press device
Patent Number: 8,939,002

Inventors: Yamamoto; Takeshi (Hiroshima, JP), Handa; Yoshihiko (Hiroshima, JP), Koarata; Shinichi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Folding portable electronic device
Patent Number: 7,877,122

Inventors: Yamamoto; Yosuke (Wako, JP)
Title: Thermoacoustic engine
Patent Number: 8,938,963

Inventors: Yamasaki; Naoya (Ebina, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 7,174,125

Inventors: Yamasaki; Yasuo (Kodaira, JP)
Title: Information processing system for updating data in a shared network storage system
Patent Number: 7,171,523

Inventors: Yamashita; Junichi (Tokyo, JP), Uchino; Katsuhide (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Display device, driving method of display device, and electronic apparatus
Patent Number: 8,941,695

Inventors: Yamashita; Masahide (Tokyo, JP), Kondou; Tomio (Numazu, JP), Suzuki; Kohsuke (Numazu, JP)
Title: Carrier, developer, image forming apparatus and process cartridge
Patent Number: 7,172,846

Inventors: Yamashita; Masatsugu (Wako, JP), Kawase; Kodo (Wako, JP), Tonouchi; Masayoshi (Suita, JP), Kiwa; Toshihiro (Suita, JP), Nikawa; Kiyoshi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Method and apparatus for diagnosing fault in semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,173,447

Inventors: Yamatoya; Takeshi (Tokyo, JP), Watatani; Chikara (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Integrated semiconductor optical device
Patent Number: 7,876,799

Inventors: Yamauchi; Kazuhiko (Neyagawa, JP), Saeki; Shinichi (Osaka-fu, JP), Miwa; Katsuhiko (Osaka, JP), Kozuka; Masayuki (Neyagawa, JP), Murase; Kaoru (Nara-ken, JP)
Title: Multimedia optical disc storing both video titles provided with AV functions and video titles with no such functions which can instantly distinguish between such kinds of titles, and a reproduction apparatus and reproduction method for such disc
Patent Number: 7,877,000

Inventors: Yamazaki; Daisuke (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Amplifier circuit having first amplifying section and second amplifying section
Patent Number: 7,876,161

Inventors: Yamazaki; Shunpei (Setagaya, JP)
Title: Method of fabricating a semiconductor device by doping impurity element into a semiconductor layer through a gate electrode
Patent Number: 7,172,928

Inventors: Yamazaki; Shunpei (Setagaya, JP), Arai; Yasuyuki (Atsugi, JP), Kawamata; Ikuko (Atsugi, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device with isolation using impurity
Patent Number: 7,875,931

Inventors: Yamazaki; Shunpei (Setagaya, JP), Teramoto; Satoshi (Atsugi, JP), Koyama; Jun (Sagamihara, JP), Ogata; Yasushi (Atsugi, JP), Hayakawa; Masahiko (Atsugi, JP), Osame; Mitsuaki (Atsugi, JP), Ohtani; Hisashi (Isehara, JP), Hamatani; Toshiji (Atsugi, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device having a crystalline semiconductor film
Patent Number: 7,173,282

Inventors: Yamazaki; Shunpei (Tokyo, JP), Koyama; Jun (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Semiconductor display device
Patent Number: 7,173,279

Inventors: Yamazaki; Shunpei (Tokyo, JP), Ohtani; Hisashi (Kanagawa, JP), Nakajima; Setsuo (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Electro-optical device and manufacturing method thereof
Patent Number: 7,173,280

Inventors: Yamazaki; Yasuhiro (Kahoku, JP)
Title: Processing apparatus for storing branch history information in predecode instruction cache
Patent Number: 7,877,578

Inventors: Yamazaki; Yuichi (Tokyo, JP), Sakai; Tadashi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing interconnection and semiconductor device
Patent Number: 8,940,628

Inventors: Yang; Barry L. (Dublin, OH), Daly; Francis P. (Delaware, OH), Watson; Junko M. (Columbus, OH), Manzanec; Terry (Solon, OH), Fitzgerald; Sean P. (Columbus, OH), Johnson; Bradley R. (Richland, WA), Li; Xiaohong (Richland, WA), Cao; Chunshe (Kennewick, WA), Chin; Ya-Huei (Richland, WA), Tonkovich; Anna Lee (Dublin, OH), Arora; Ravi (Dublin, OH), Hesse; David J. (Columbus, OH), Qiu; Dongming (Bothell, WA), Taha; Rachid (Dublin, OH), Ramler; Jeffrey J. (Lewis Center, OH), Wang; Yong (Richland, WA), Long; Richard (New Albany, OH)
Title: Protected alloy surfaces in microchannel apparatus and catalysts, alumina supported catalysts, catalyst intermediates, and methods of forming catalysts and microchannel apparatus
Patent Number: 7,874,432

Inventors: Yang; Bin (Munchen, DE), Buch; Steffen (Munchen, DE)
Title: Method and circuit for digitally correcting the frequency of a signal
Patent Number: 7,173,982

Inventors: Yang; Xu (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Data center container with cooling system
Patent Number: 8,938,983

Inventors: Yang; Yu Xiang (Shanghai, CN), Seshu; Adiseshaiah K. (Bangalore, IN), Feng; Lin Hua (Shanghai, CN)
Title: Coated abrasive backings with cloth treated with colloidal silicon oxide
Patent Number: 8,940,063

Inventors: Yano; Ai (Kawasaki, JP), Matsukura; Ryuichi (Kawasaki, JP), Kakuta; Jun (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Detected information correction apparatus and method
Patent Number: 8,942,759

Inventors: Yano; Hideo (Chiba, JP)
Title: Jet-mixing method and jet-mixing apparatus
Patent Number: 7,874,766

Inventors: Yao; Zongming (Shanghai, CN), Shen; Lei (Shanghai, CN)
Title: Load balancing techniques in wireless networks
Patent Number: 8,942,717

Inventors: Yasuda; Hiroki (Mito, JP), Hirano; Kouki (Hitachigaku, JP), Ushiwata; Takami (Hitachi, JP)
Title: Optical fiber mounting waveguide device and method for fabricating same
Patent Number: 7,876,988

Inventors: Yasuda; Susumu (Tokyo, JP), Mizutani; Hidemasa (Kanagawa, JP), Yagi; Takayuki (Kanagawa, JP), Shimada; Yasuhiro (Kanagawa, JP), Hirose; Futoshi (Kanagawa, JP), Kato; Takahisa (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Tiltable-body apparatus, and method of fabricating the same
Patent Number: 7,173,747

Inventors: Yasui; Motohiro (Nagoya, JP)
Title: Film-forming apparatus, film-forming method and particle-supplying apparatus
Patent Number: 7,878,143

Inventors: Yasuo; Akihiro (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Thermal capacitor
Patent Number: 7,874,173

Inventors: Yasutomi; Masanao (Kusatsu, JP)
Title: Indoor unit of air conditioner
Patent Number: 7,878,017

Inventors: Yaver; Debbie (Davis, CA), Bjornvad; Mads Eskelund (Virum, DK), Cherry; Barbara (Davis, CA)
Title: Nucleic acid constructs and methods of making protein
Patent Number: 8,940,502

Inventors: Ye; Hua (Durham, NC), Iancu; Daniel (Pleasantville, NY)
Title: Method of QAM soft demapping
Patent Number: 7,876,846

Inventors: Ye; Xiangyun (Framingham, MA), Nadabar; Sateesha (Framingham, MA)
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Inventors: Ye; Yuanzhang (Foshan, CN), Tang; Xiaoe (Foshan, CN)
Title: Forward combustion type condensing gas water heater
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Inventors: Yeh; Chia-Jui (Taipei, TW), Chang; Yu-Kuan (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Method for compensating electromagnetic inductive pressure level
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Inventors: Yeh; Fang Chi (Taipei, TW)
Title: Sewing machine accessory for circular sewing
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Inventors: Yehezkel; Raanan (Kiryat Ekron, IL), Jacob; Michal (Haifa, IL)
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Inventors: Yeo; Engling (San Jose, CA)
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Inventors: Yeo; Yasiv Martin Rafaela (Richmond, CA), Yeo; Marilyn Jean (Richmond, CA), Marin Morales; Ivania Maria (Burnaby, CA)
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Inventors: Yi; Sang-Kug (Seongnam-si, KR)
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Inventors: Yong; Peter A. K. (Torrance, CA), Rispler; Mark J. (Manhattan Beach, CA)
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Inventors: Yoo; Doosun (San Diego, CA), Bandaru; Murali Krishna (San Diego, CA)
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Inventors: Yoshida; Atsushi (Nagano-ken, JP), Takahashi; Masaru (Nagano-ken, JP)
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Title: Print structure, printing method and reading method for medium surface with print-formed dot pattern
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Owner: NOODLES & COMPANY
Serial Number: 77172403

Owner: Nutri/System IPHC, Inc.
Serial Number: 77053256

Owner: NuVitae, Inc.
Serial Number: 77282155

Owner: OMNI INDUSTRIES, L.L.C.
Serial Number: 77209505

Owner: OPTUM360, LLC
Serial Number: 77121505

Owner: OPTUM360, LLC
Serial Number: 77139148

Owner: OUTRCO, Inc.
Serial Number: 77124699

Owner: Oxy Beverages Group Ltd.
Serial Number: 77267544

Owner: Pangea Vegan Products, Inc.
Serial Number: 77280731

Owner: PAPER DOLL PASTRIES, LLC
Serial Number: 77270229

Owner: Peoples' Self-Help Housing
Serial Number: 77250539

Owner: PET BUDDIES, INC.
Serial Number: 77159881

Owner: PGM-MB HOLDINGS LLC
Serial Number: 77281817

Owner: PHILIPS LIGHTING NORTH AMERICA CORPORATION
Serial Number: 77286713

Owner: Pho-Siam, Inc.
Serial Number: 77252887

Owner: Phyl's Fund, Inc.
Serial Number: 77077534

Owner: PIONEER DJ CORPORATION
Serial Number: 77138489

Owner: Pizza Fusion Holdings, Inc.
Serial Number: 77282638

Owner: Pizza Fusion Holdings, Inc.
Serial Number: 77282716

Owner: Plane Mover, Inc
Serial Number: 77331559

Owner: Plane Mover, Inc
Serial Number: 77331571

Owner: Plane Mover, Inc
Serial Number: 77331577

Owner: Plane Mover, Inc
Serial Number: 77331609

Owner: Planet Bark, LLC
Serial Number: 77310875

Owner: PNY Technologies, Inc.
Serial Number: 77109900

Owner: Points South Realty, LLC
Serial Number: 77282513

Owner: Polyvinyl Films, Inc.
Serial Number: 77141211

Owner: Portalogiks Inc.
Serial Number: 77212880

Owner: Prime Controls, L.P.
Serial Number: 77281203

Owner: PRL USA Holdings, Inc.
Serial Number: 77299618

Owner: Pro World, Inc.
Serial Number: 77251602

Owner: Proven Winners North America LLC
Serial Number: 77059870

Owner: PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS WORLDWIDE, INC.
Serial Number: 77228674

Owner: Quayle, Susannah
Serial Number: 77287591

Owner: RAYNALDO GARZA
Serial Number: 77271410

Owner: Reef Builders, LLC
Serial Number: 77280230

Owner: REMEDY HEALTH MEDIA LLC
Serial Number: 77288675

Owner: RETRACT A LIGHT, LLC
Serial Number: 77286212

Owner: REZNOR LLC
Serial Number: 77278570

Owner: Rhode Island Bead & Components, Inc.
Serial Number: 77281108

Owner: Rice, Allyson
Serial Number: 77280400

Owner: RITCHIE, WILLIAM G.
Serial Number: 77364905

Owner: Riverpark Management Company, LLC
Serial Number: 77066248

Owner: Roadmaster, Inc.
Serial Number: 77277526

Owner: ROBBINS, MICHAEL H
Serial Number: 77280043

Owner: Rock-Tenn Shared Services, LLC
Serial Number: 77315896

Owner: Rock-Tenn Shared Services, LLC
Serial Number: 77331377

Owner: ROLLI PORKLOIN EXTRAORDINAIRE, LLC
Serial Number: 77114942

Owner: Ronald J. Priore
Serial Number: 77283683

Owner: ROSETTA STONE LTD.
Serial Number: 77165577

Owner: RUGLEY Records
Serial Number: 77268155

Owner: RUNWAY TV, LLC
Serial Number: 77259931

Owner: RUNZHEIMER INTERNATIONAL LLC
Serial Number: 77270612

Owner: SANTA MONICA TRAVEL AND TOURISM, INC.
Serial Number: 77085841

Owner: Sawh, James
Serial Number: 77286407

Owner: Schmidt, Ruth Dundas
Serial Number: 77047156

Owner: Sealed Air Corporation (US)
Serial Number: 77084974

Owner: Security Atlantic Leasing, LLC
Serial Number: 77284537

Owner: Security Service Federal Credit Union
Serial Number: 77045105

Owner: Seela Science, Inc.
Serial Number: 77048084

Owner: Serenity Pathways, LLC
Serial Number: 77119600

Owner: Service Credit Union
Serial Number: 77180928

Owner: SHIMADZU CORPORATION
Serial Number: 77163801

Owner: Shirtsie
Serial Number: 77159571

Owner: Shurtape Technologies, LLC
Serial Number: 77287133

Owner: Signus Medizintechnik GmbH
Serial Number: 77214997

Owner: Simmons, Bobby Jr.
Serial Number: 77285085

Owner: SOCIETY OF CABLE TELECOMMUNICATIONS ENGINEERS, INC.
Serial Number: 77288533

Owner: SOFIA LIQUOR INC.
Serial Number: 77285103

Owner: Solara Iron Works, LLC
Serial Number: 77163815

Owner: Solara Iron Works, LLC
Serial Number: 77163831

Owner: Solara Iron Works, LLC
Serial Number: 77163917

Owner: Solara Iron Works, LLC
Serial Number: 77163928

Owner: Solarh2ot Limited
Serial Number: 77244261

Owner: Sonic Innovations, Inc.
Serial Number: 77137514

Owner: SoothSoft Innovations Worldwide, Inc.
Serial Number: 77285777

Owner: SoothSoft Innovations Worldwide, Inc.
Serial Number: 77285810

Owner: Sorenson, Pat
Serial Number: 77064058

Owner: Soundvision Technologies, Inc.
Serial Number: 77289691

Owner: SOUTH STATE CORPORATION
Serial Number: 77121974

Owner: SOUTHERN-BARTLETT INTERNATIONAL, LLC
Serial Number: 77161399

Owner: Speedo International Limited
Serial Number: 77283824

Owner: Spicemart, Inc.
Serial Number: 77281752

Owner: SRB Operations, LLC
Serial Number: 77279018

Owner: STARBUCKS CORPORATION
Serial Number: 77231816

Owner: STEPHANIE D. SEGAL
Serial Number: 77058267

Owner: Summit-USA, Inc.
Serial Number: 77221620

Owner: Supply Chain Visions, Ltd.
Serial Number: 77287054

Owner: swing aerobics licensing, inc.
Serial Number: 77247159

Owner: Symetrix, Inc.
Serial Number: 77288485

Owner: T.F.H. PUBLICATIONS, INC.
Serial Number: 77152666

Owner: Taddeo, Donna DeCunzo
Serial Number: 77183927

Owner: Target Brands, Inc.
Serial Number: 77326905

Owner: Target Training International, Ltd.
Serial Number: 77283735

Owner: Tayco Panelink Ltd.
Serial Number: 77301467

Owner: TE WIRE & CABLE LLC
Serial Number: 77275841

Owner: Telecommunications Asset Management Company
Serial Number: 77288415

Owner: Teraspan Networks Inc.
Serial Number: 77288038

Owner: Tervis Tumbler Company
Serial Number: 77223183

Owner: TEXTRON AVIATION INC.
Serial Number: 77288464

Owner: TEXTRON AVIATION INC.
Serial Number: 77288487

Owner: TGI Friday's of Minnesota, Inc.
Serial Number: 77079263

Owner: THE CITY OF ASHEVILLE
Serial Number: 77130624

Owner: The City of Salisbury, North Carolina
Serial Number: 77286595

Owner: The Coca-Cola Company
Serial Number: 77198674

Owner: THE DOCTOR'S COMPANY
Serial Number: 77282861

Owner: THE DOCTOR'S COMPANY
Serial Number: 77282863

Owner: THE DOCTORS COMPANY
Serial Number: 77285511

Owner: The Les Turner Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Foundation, Ltd.
Serial Number: 77246003

Owner: The Les Turner Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Foundation, Ltd.
Serial Number: 77246071

Owner: The Les Turner Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Foundation, Ltd.
Serial Number: 77246073

Owner: The Les Turner Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Foundation, Ltd.
Serial Number: 77246676

Owner: The Les Turner Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Foundation, Ltd.
Serial Number: 77250579

Owner: The Lincoln Theatre, Inc.
Serial Number: 77281994

Owner: The Metropolitan Tea Company Ltd.
Serial Number: 77138221

Owner: The Meyer Resource Group, Inc.
Serial Number: 77123126

Owner: The Modern Dog Partnership
Serial Number: 77311228

Owner: The New York Times Company
Serial Number: 77312939

Owner: The North Face Apparel Corp.
Serial Number: 77122527

Owner: The Quack, Inc.
Serial Number: 77279731

Owner: THE WEIDT GROUP, INC.
Serial Number: 77114253

Owner: THE WEIDT GROUP, INC.
Serial Number: 77114264

Owner: THE WEIDT GROUP, INC.
Serial Number: 77189887

Owner: Thomas Hammer Coffee Roasting, Inc.
Serial Number: 77250307

Owner: Thomas Hammer Coffee Roasting, Inc.
Serial Number: 77250321

Owner: THREE DOTS, LLC.
Serial Number: 77283996

Owner: TIM HOAD
Serial Number: 77055019

Owner: Time for Dessert, LLC
Serial Number: 77230725

Owner: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
Serial Number: 77053242

Owner: Trustee's of the O'Brien Family trust dtd 2/4 2000
Serial Number: 77303509

Owner: Tuerff-Davis Enviromedia, Inc.
Serial Number: 77086022

Owner: Unisource Worldwide, Inc.
Serial Number: 77183651

Owner: United Veteran Services of Georgia, Inc.
Serial Number: 77288001

Owner: VeriFone, Inc.
Serial Number: 77279688

Owner: VeriFone, Inc.
Serial Number: 77279826

Owner: Vintaco, Inc
Serial Number: 77254049

Owner: VIP Lawn & Lanscape, Inc.
Serial Number: 77275671

Owner: VisualsSpeak, LLC
Serial Number: 77284824

Owner: VITAL LEARNING, LLC
Serial Number: 77119164

Owner: VITAL LEARNING, LLC
Serial Number: 77119169

Owner: VITAL LEARNING, LLC
Serial Number: 77119176

Owner: Walrus Trading LLC
Serial Number: 77278910

Owner: WAVE LOGIC INC.
Serial Number: 77281853

Owner: WDCK, LLC
Serial Number: 77277824

Owner: Webb, Charles
Serial Number: 77277860

Owner: Webb, Doug
Serial Number: 77274475

Owner: WEIFANG YAXING CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
Serial Number: 77101087

Owner: WELCH ALLYN, INC.
Serial Number: 77287579

Owner: West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc.
Serial Number: 77343649

Owner: West Short & Associates, P.C.
Serial Number: 77290666

Owner: WILLIAMS & WILLIAMS MARKETING SERVICES, INC.
Serial Number: 77105971

Owner: Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A.
Serial Number: 77281791

Owner: Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A.
Serial Number: 77293601

Owner: WORCESTER COUNTY DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER
Serial Number: 77286022

Owner: Yeager, Joseph
Serial Number: 77114928

Owner: Yoder Stove and Supply, Inc.
Serial Number: 77108724

Owner: Yuh-Dak North America, Inc.
Serial Number: 77071155

Owner: Zelco Industries, Inc.
Serial Number: 77141016

Owner: ZHOU, Zhiyong
Serial Number: 77050381

Owner: Zurich American Insurance Company
Serial Number: 77154707