Sunday, May 13 2018

Weekly Report

Expired Patents

Inventors: Aali; Adel (Irvine, CA)
Title: Wound shield
Patent Number: 8,669,408

Inventors: Abdou; Samy (San Diego, CA)
Title: Devices and methods for inter-vertebral orthopedic device placement
Patent Number: 8,673,013

Inventors: Abe; Masahiro (Tokyo, JP), Fujishige; Kouhei (Mie, JP)
Title: Memory system
Patent Number: 8,671,260

Inventors: Abe; Tsutomu (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image projection apparatus and image projection system
Patent Number: 7,673,996

Inventors: Abercrombie; Phil J. (Belmont, MA), Courter; Blake Z. (Boston, MA)
Title: Method and apparatus for design and manufacturing application associative interoperability
Patent Number: 7,013,468

Inventors: Abeygunaratne; Thusara Sugat Chandra (Stow, OH)
Title: Method and device for probing changes in a membrane by applying an in-plane electric field
Patent Number: 7,674,610

Inventors: Abramskiehn; Dario R. (New York, NY), Dingler; John R. (Dallas, GA), Dolph; Blaine H. (Western Springs, IL), Songer; Kelly E. (New York, NY), Trevathan; Matthew B. (Kennesaw, GA)
Title: Initiating a telephonic connection
Patent Number: 8,670,534

Inventors: Accapadi; Jos Manuel (Austin, TX), Dunshea; Andrew (Austin, TX), Michel; Dirk (Austin, TX), Srinivas; Mysore Sathyanarayana (Austin, TX)
Title: System and method for CPI load balancing in SMT processors
Patent Number: 7,676,808

Inventors: Accarie; Jean-Paul (Vern-sur-Seiche, FR), Kolli; Yacine El (Rennes, FR)
Title: Method for the processing of remote control signals within a home audiovisual network, corresponding signal, devices and computer program
Patent Number: 7,676,824

Inventors: Adachi; Takeshi (Saitama, JP)
Title: Video display device
Patent Number: 8,670,079

Inventors: Adair; Jeffrey W. (Longview, TX), Morris; Jeffrey D. (Longview, TX), Marlborough; Graham (Tondu, GB), Skipper; Gary I. (Swansea, GB), Jones; Norman R. (Neath, GB)
Title: Friction material having oil localization slots
Patent Number: 7,014,027

Inventors: Adama; Amanda Jane (Wirral, GB), Jones; Craig Warren (Wirral, GB), Maxwell; Marie Anne (Wirral, GB)
Title: Fabric conditioning compositions
Patent Number: 7,015,188

Inventors: Adams; Nicholas James (Rosehill, AU), Germaine; Gilbert Robert Bernard (Petit Couronne, FR)
Title: Process to prepare a haze free base oil
Patent Number: 7,674,363

Inventors: Adang; Michael J. (Athens, GA), Luo; Ke (Athens, GA)
Title: Methods and materials for identifying novel pesticide agents
Patent Number: 7,011,975

Inventors: Adelberg; Jeffrey W. (Clemson, SC), Simpson; E. Phillip (Pickens, SC)
Title: Intermittent immersion vessel apparatus and process for plant propagation
Patent Number: 7,015,032

Inventors: Agarwal; Vinay K. (Sunnyvale, CA), Chue; Jack M. (Los Altos, CA), Cloke; Robert L. (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Using an external spiral servo writer to write spiral tracks to a disk to facilitate writing product servo sectors to the disk
Patent Number: 7,016,134

Inventors: Aggarwal; Charu Chandra (Mohegan Lake, NY), Yu; Philip S. (Chappaqua, NY)
Title: System and method for historical diagnosis of sensor networks
Patent Number: 7,676,458

Inventors: Agombar; John P. (Winchester, GB), Beeken; Christopher B. E. (Eastleigh, GB), Fuente; Carlos F. (Portsmouth, GB), Walsh; Simon (Hayling Island, GB)
Title: Storage system with multiple copy targeting and disk failure protection
Patent Number: 7,676,641

Inventors: Ahmed; Shahriar (Portland, OR), Bohr; Mark (Aloha, OR), Chambers; Stephen (Portland, OR), Green; Richard (Aloha, OR)
Title: Super self-aligned collector device for mono-and hetero bipolar junction transistors and method of making same
Patent Number: 7,015,085

Inventors: Ahn; Jae-Young (Daejon, KR), Cho; Yong-Soo (Seoul, KR), Kim; Dong-Han (Chungcheongnam-do, KR)
Title: Method and apparatus for uplink carrier frequency synchronization and antenna weight vector estimation in OFDMA system having smart antenna
Patent Number: 7,675,989

Inventors: Ahn; Sang-Ho (Kyungki-do, KR), Oh; Se-Yong (Seoul, KR)
Title: Ultra-thin semiconductor package device and method for manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 7,012,325

Inventors: Aketa; Takashi (Gunma-ken, JP), Hara; Hiroyasu (Gunma-ken, JP)
Title: Air bag sealer silicone rubber composition
Patent Number: 7,674,348

Inventors: Akiba; Naoki (Tokyo, JP), Hase; Eiichi (Tokyo, JP), Itou; Ryoichi (Toyko, JP)
Title: Filter circuit and transmitter and receiver using the same
Patent Number: 7,012,479

Inventors: Akram; Salman (Boise, ID), Watkins; Charles M. (Eagle, ID), Hiatt; William M. (Eagle, ID), Hembree; David R. (Boise, ID), Wark; James M. (Boise, ID), Farnworth; Warren M. (Nampa, ID), Tuttle; Mark E. (Boise, ID), Rigg; Sidney B. (Meridian, ID), Oliver; Steven D. (San Jose, CA), Kirby; Kyle K. (Eagle, ID), Wood; Alan G. (Boise, ID), Velicky; Lu (Boise, ID)
Title: Through-wafer interconnects for photoimager and memory wafers
Patent Number: 8,669,179

Inventors: Al Rasheed; Abdullah Khalid (Ryadh, SA), Aldaham; Sami Abdulrahman (Ryadh, SA)
Title: Method for improving the early detection of breast cancer and device therefor
Patent Number: 8,673,003

Inventors: Al-Omari; Hussein K. (Riyadh, SA), Khorsheed; Mohammad S. (Riyadh, SA)
Title: System and methods for encoding and decoding multi-lingual text in a matrix code symbol
Patent Number: 8,670,976

Inventors: Al-Rehaili; Abdullah Ghazi M. (Almadina Almonowara, SA), Al-Rehaili; Ahmed G. (Almadina Almonawara, SA)
Title: Personal safety and locator device
Patent Number: 8,669,865

Inventors: Alasia; Alfred V. (Lake Worth, FL), Alasia; Alfred J. (Royal Palm Beach, FL), Alasia; Thomas C. (Lake Worth, FL)
Title: Object authentication using hidden images
Patent Number: 7,673,806

Inventors: Albert; Verhelst Gabriel (Boortmeerbeek, BE), Jianming; Yu (Shanghai, CN)
Title: Process for making a PIPA-polyol
Patent Number: 7,674,853

Inventors: Albrecht; David W. (San Jose, CA), Fu; Ta-Chang (San Jose, CA)
Title: Method of attenuating airflow disturbances in a hard disk drive with a circumferential motor bracket shroud for motor hub flange outside diameter
Patent Number: 7,012,782

Inventors: Alcoe; David J. (Vestal, NY)
Title: Method of reforming reformable members of an electronic package and the resultant electronic package
Patent Number: 7,014,094

Inventors: Alexander; Vlad (Toronto, Ontario, CA)
Title: System and method for in-context authoring of alternate content for non-textual objects
Patent Number: 7,676,746

Inventors: Aley; Thomas E. (Cincinnati, OH)
Title: Vertical pet excrement collection device
Patent Number: 7,673,584

Inventors: Alfery; David D. (Nashville, TN), Quinn; Brad (Indianapolis, IN)
Title: Perilaryngeal oral airway with multi-lumen esophogeal-obturator
Patent Number: 7,013,899

Inventors: Alhuwaishel; Fahad M. F. S. (Hadiya, KW)
Title: Medical information band
Patent Number: 8,669,863

Inventors: Allain; Marc Christian (Plymouth, MI)
Title: Real-time, table-based estimation of diesel engine emissions
Patent Number: 7,676,318

Inventors: Allott; Stephen (Scotts Valley, CA)
Title: Transconductance device employing native MOS transistors
Patent Number: 7,012,487

Inventors: Almogy; Gilad (Palo Alto, CA), Morad; Ratson (Palo Alto, CA), Ricklis; Ofer (Kfar-Sava, IL), Beckett; Nathan P. (Oakland, CA), Bar; Amir (Sunnyvale, CA), Bochkariov; Andrey (Rosh Ha'ayin, IL), Weiss; Amir A. (Sunnyvale, CA), Raduta; Radu (Mountain View, CA), Atchley; Brian E. (Oakland, CA)
Title: Concentrating solar energy collector
Patent Number: 8,669,462

Inventors: Amamiya; Yoshiyuki (Kariya, JP), Kamiya; Kazushi (Kariya, JP)
Title: Industrial vehicle
Patent Number: 7,014,255

Inventors: Ambroladze; Ekaterina M. (Wappingers Falls, NY), Berger; Deanna Postles Dunn (Poughkeepsie, NY), Fee; Michael (Cold Spring, NY), Jones; Christine C. (Poughkeepsie, NY), O'Neill, Jr.; Arthur J. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Orf; Diana Lynn (Somerville, MA), Sonnelitter, III; Robert J. (Wappingers Falls, NY)
Title: Monitoring processing time in a shared pipeline
Patent Number: 8,671,267

Inventors: Ambrosino; Timothy J. (Virginia Beach, VA), Curry; Kevin M. (Virginia Beach, VA), Ingalsbe; Ted E. (Virginia Beach, VA), Johns; Robert G. (Virginia Beach, VA)
Title: Authoring, deploying and using interactive, data-driven two or more dimensional content
Patent Number: 8,671,338

Inventors: Amin; Umesh J. (Redmond, WA), Buhrmann; Michael (Redmond, WA)
Title: TDMA messaging service microcell
Patent Number: 7,012,903

Inventors: Amino; Yusuke (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Process for manufacturing a glutamic acid derivative and a pyroglutamic acid derivative and a novel intermediate in the manufacture thereof
Patent Number: 7,674,915

Inventors: Amsterdam; Jeffrey D. (Marietta, GA), Freeman; William C. (Marietta, GA), Morgan; William D. (Atlanta, GA)
Title: Animating a moving object in a three-dimensional coordinate system
Patent Number: 8,669,978

Inventors: Andersen; Jens Folkmar (Fredericia, DK), Madsen; Karsten Schack (Odense C, DK), Rehhoff; Kenneth (Odense C, DK)
Title: Drive arrangement for valve devices
Patent Number: 8,671,989

Inventors: Anderson; Douglas W. (Phoenix, AZ), Petersen; David L. (Peoria, AZ), Kleber; Roger J. (Glendale, AZ), Haines; Derek W. (Cave Creek, AZ)
Title: Golf bag throat structure
Patent Number: 7,014,040

Inventors: Anderson; John H. (Corona del Mar, CA)
Title: Vector toy
Patent Number: 7,014,523

Inventors: Anderson; Timothy Lee (Lexington, KY), Kroger; Patrick Laurence (Versailles, KY)
Title: Method for determining an optimal non-nucleating heater pulse for use with an ink jet printhead
Patent Number: 7,673,957

Inventors: Ando; Hideki (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Solid electrolytic capacitor
Patent Number: 7,016,179

Inventors: Ando; Hideo (Hino, JP)
Title: Method for correcting influence of thickness unevenness of recording medium, information recording/reproducing apparatus using the same method and optical head unit
Patent Number: 7,675,825

Inventors: Ando; Masanori (Ikeda, JP), Yamanaka; Akio (Sapporo, JP), Kawabe; Yutaka (Chitose, JP), Hanamura; Eiichi (Chitose, JP)
Title: Electroluminescent material and electroluminescent element using the same
Patent Number: 7,674,399

Inventors: Ando; Tsutomu (Zama, JP)
Title: Moving picture encoding apparatus and method, computer program and computer-readable storage medium
Patent Number: 7,675,971

Inventors: Andresen; Jens (Blomberg, DE)
Title: Cable connection device
Patent Number: 8,672,701

Inventors: Angelucci; Marc T. (Cherry Hill, NJ)
Title: Automatically ejecting flight data recorder
Patent Number: 8,670,879

Inventors: Annes; Jason (Crown Point, IN), Soles; Ralph (Brandon, SD)
Title: Block and tackle balance assembly with brake shoe
Patent Number: 7,673,372

Inventors: Anthony; David (Erie, PA), Anthony; Anthony (Erie, PA), Anthony; William M. (Erie, PA), Muccioli; James (Farmington Hills, MI), Neifeld; Richard A. (Arlington, VA)
Title: Internally shielded energy conditioner
Patent Number: 7,675,729

Inventors: Anthony; Michael P. (Andover, MA)
Title: Charge-domain A/D converter employing multiple pipelines for improved precision
Patent Number: 7,015,854

Inventors: Aoki; Yutaka (Ome, JP), Nishikado; Sayaka (Yokohama, JP)
Title: High frequency signal transmission structure
Patent Number: 7,012,490

Inventors: Arai; Kentaro (Nagareyama, JP), Uozumi; Atsuko (Owariasahi, JP), Kanagawa; Takeshi (Owariasahi, JP)
Title: Paper sheet handling apparatus
Patent Number: 7,673,874

Inventors: Arai; Yasuyuki (Kanagawa, JP), Shibata; Noriko (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Organic semiconductor device and process of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 7,015,502

Inventors: Araki; Tadashi (Kanagawa, JP), Haike; Guan (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image distortion correction apparatus, distortion correction method therefor, recording media, image scanner and image construction apparatus
Patent Number: 7,016,081

Inventors: Aridome; Kenichiro (Kanagawa, JP), Matsuno; Katsumi (Kanagawa, JP), Date; Osamu (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Recording method, recording apparatus, recording medium, reproduction method, reproduction apparatus and image pickup apparatus
Patent Number: 7,675,555

Inventors: Arimoto; Shigeki (Bloomfield, MI)
Title: Rear window slider assembly
Patent Number: 7,673,419

Inventors: Arimura; Kazuyoshi (Kasugai, JP), Hayakawa; Atsushi (Kasugai, JP), Ogawa; Hidekiyo (Kasugai, JP)
Title: A/D converter, battery pack, electronics device and method of voltage measurement
Patent Number: 7,012,558

Inventors: Arimura; Tomoaki (Ome, JP)
Title: Fuel cell
Patent Number: 7,674,548

Inventors: Armolavicius; Romas (Stittsville, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for estimating end-to-end packet delay
Patent Number: 8,670,315

Inventors: Armstrong; Neil (Remseck, DE), Hohner; Peter (Stuttgart, DE), Waltner; Anton (Korb, DE)
Title: Method for determining the charge of an activated carbon container in a tank ventilation system
Patent Number: 7,013,215

Inventors: Aronowitz; Sheldon (San Jose, CA), Zubkov; Vladimir (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Low dielectric constant fluorine and carbon-containing silicon oxide dielectric material characterized by improved resistance to oxidation
Patent Number: 7,015,168

Inventors: Arvanaghi; Babak (Vienna, VA), Fechter; Joel (Potomac, MD)
Title: Method and apparatus for masking speech in a private environment
Patent Number: 8,670,986

Inventors: Asada; Ryoji (Osaka, JP), Mine; Tadami (Osaka, JP), Fukushima; Yasushi (Osaka, JP), Nishikawa; Shoji (Nara, JP)
Title: CCD imaging apparatus applicable to a multi-frame rate image system
Patent Number: 7,015,965

Inventors: Asahina; Yoshiyuki (Tokyo, JP), Katagawa; Hironori (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Aqueous urethane polyol and coating composition containing the same
Patent Number: 7,012,115

Inventors: Asano; Hideki (Kaisei-machi, JP)
Title: Second-harmonic generation device using semiconductor laser element having quantum-well active layer in which resonator length and mirror loss are arranged to increase width of gain peak
Patent Number: 7,016,384

Inventors: Asgari; Saeed (Grafton, MA), Vea; Mathew (Shrewsbury, MA), Iszlai; George (Sterling, MA)
Title: Per zone variable BPI for improving storage device capacity and yield
Patent Number: 7,012,771

Inventors: Ashida; Mitsuyuki (Yokohama, JP), Hamada; Mototsugu (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device that degrades leak current of a transistor
Patent Number: 7,675,355

Inventors: Aslot; Vishal Chittranjan (Austin, TX), Hart; Brian W. (Austin, TX), Kalavakolanu; Anil (Austin, TX), Yeung; Evelyn Tingmay (Austin, TX)
Title: Fast cancellation of input-output requests
Patent Number: 8,671,231

Inventors: Astrom; Urban (Saxd{dot over (a)}len, SE), Gustavsson; Dan (Ludvika, SE), Petrisi; Fredrik (Ludvika, SE), Sjoberg; Peter (Ludvika, SE), Svedjehed; Lars (Ume{umlaut over (a)}, SE)
Title: Cooling of high voltage devices
Patent Number: 8,669,469

Inventors: Athanasiou; Athanasios (Giengen, DE)
Title: Refrigerator with integrated water supply
Patent Number: 7,673,474

Inventors: Atkinson; Glyn Rodney (Sheffield, GB), Quartermain; Brian (Chesterfield, GB)
Title: Powered tool
Patent Number: 7,013,984

Inventors: Atkinson; Nicole (Calagry, Alberta, CA), Walker; Philip (Calagry, Alberta, CA)
Title: Safety guard apparatus for an electrical outlet
Patent Number: 7,674,975

Inventors: Atluri; Rajeev (Corona, CA), Pannerselvam; Sudhakar (Hyderabad, IN), Shah; Jayesh (Hyderabad, IN), Kumar; Satish (Hyderabad, IN), Kumar; Srin (Santa Clara, CA), Paygude; Kishor (Hyderabad, IN)
Title: Recovery point data view shift through a direction-agnostic roll algorithm
Patent Number: 7,676,502

Inventors: Atsuumi; Hiromichi (Kanagawa, JP), Suzuki; Seizo (Kanagawa, JP), Itoh; Satoru (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Optical scanning device having a temperature compensation unit
Patent Number: 7,012,724

Inventors: Atwood; Jerry L. (Columbia, MO)
Title: Hexameric complexes and their preparation
Patent Number: 7,014,868

Inventors: Aylward; J. Richard (Ashland, MA), Lehnert; Hilmar (Framingham, MA)
Title: Directional decoding
Patent Number: 7,016,501

Inventors: Baarman; David W. (Fennville, MI), Becker; Pierre (Cape Town, ZA), Marshall; Mark (Cape Town, ZA)
Title: Miniature hydro-power generation system
Patent Number: 7,675,188

Inventors: Backes; Glen B. (Maple Grove, MN)
Title: Frequency hopping oscillator circuit
Patent Number: 7,675,369

Inventors: Baerlocher; Anthony J. (Reno, NV), Cohen; Alexdander Casey Naglestad (Reno, NV), Ferry; Tonja Marie (Reno, NV), Koby; Adam (Reno, NV)
Title: Gaming system and method for enabling a player to select progressive awards to try for and chances of winning progressive awards
Patent Number: 7,674,179

Inventors: Bagasra; Omar (Orangeburg, SC), Chowdhury; Kamal (West Columbia, SC), Tisdal; Verlie A. (Orangeburg, SC), Miller, III; George E. (Columbia, SC), Bullard-Dillard; Rebecca (Orangeburg, SC)
Title: Single vessel production of butanol from biomass using engineered thermophilic microorganisms
Patent Number: 8,669,082

Inventors: Bahirat; Shirish Dnyaneshware (Longmont, CO), Harmer; Brent Jay (Johnstown, CO)
Title: Settle, rotational/linear vibration, and track follow controller optimization with shared state controller
Patent Number: 7,016,141

Inventors: Bai; Wei (Beijing, CN), Qu; Bingyu (Rolling Meadows, IL), Ma; Sha (Beijing, CN), Jin; Wei (Beijing, CN), Li; Yang (Beijing, CN), Zhang; Wei (Chengdu, CN)
Title: Method, system, and device for implementing transmission of backhaul link control channel in relay system
Patent Number: 8,670,386

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: 7,674,490

Inventors: Baines; Roger Anthony (Seacroft, GB), Haigh; Paul (Seacroft, GB), Pay; Paul Nicholas (Seacroft, GB), Tavares da Silva; Reginaldo Alexandre (Seacroft, GB), Somers; Mark Geoffrey (Seacroft, GB)
Title: Fluid cosmetic dispenser
Patent Number: 7,674,061

Inventors: Baird; Derrick L. (Knoxville, TN), McCracken; John C. (Knoxville, TN)
Title: Pedal assemblies and methods for signal control
Patent Number: 7,674,991

Inventors: Baker; Martin C. (Budd Lake, NJ), Taylor; Clyde R. (Laurens, SC), Hughes; Thomas M. (Greer, SC), Renteria; Federico (Greenville, SC), Hehmann; William F. (Greer, SC)
Title: Hand-held laser welding wand having internal coolant and gas delivery conduits
Patent Number: 7,012,216

Inventors: Ball; John Bradley (Lakeside, CA)
Title: Vertical axis wind turbine
Patent Number: 8,672,633

Inventors: Baltimore; David (Pasadena, CA), Boldin; Mark (Pasadena, CA), Taganov; Konstantin (Pasadena, CA)
Title: Modulation of innate immunity receptors' signaling by microRNAs miR-146a and miR-146b
Patent Number: 8,669,235

Inventors: Ban; Wataru (Chichibu, JP)
Title: Golf club head
Patent Number: 7,674,188

Inventors: Bandera; Pablo (Goodyear, AZ)
Title: Global pointing actuator
Patent Number: 7,675,208

Inventors: Bandyopadhyay; Sibdas (West Bengal, IN), Kundu; Dipali (West Bengal, IN), Roy; Somendra Nath (West Bengal, IN), Ghosh; Bishnupada (West Bengal, IN), Maiti; Himadri Sekhar (West Bengal, IN)
Title: Process for preparing water having an arsenic level of less than 10 PPB
Patent Number: 7,014,771

Inventors: Baras; Torben (New Providence, NJ), Lyons; Alan Michael (New Providence, NJ), Metz; Carsten (Chatham Township, Morris County, NJ)
Title: Method and apparatus for intra-layer transitions and connector launch in multilayer circuit boards
Patent Number: 7,013,452

Inventors: Barclay; Brian J. (Atlanta, GA), Guinn; Andrew C. (Chicago, IL), Nelson; Travis N. (Canton, GA), Robbins; Richard B. (Glenview, IL), Stankovic; Danijel (Evanston, IL), Werneke; John R. (Naperville, IL)
Title: Controlling and rewarding gaming socialization
Patent Number: 8,671,019

Inventors: Bardy; Gust H. (Seattle, WA)
Title: System and method for automated diagnosis of myocardial ischemia through remote monitoring
Patent Number: 8,672,856

Inventors: Barlow; Michael M. (Bartlett, IL)
Title: High capacity portable exchange single bed deionizer
Patent Number: 7,014,762

Inventors: Barnhouse; Robert (Plano, TX), Cardy; Doug (Plano, TX), Porter; Kelvin (Dallas, TX), Rambo; Ken (Allen, TX), Waller; Carol (Allen, TX), Wong; Wendy (Dallas, TX), Yao; George (Plano, TX)
Title: Intelligent call platform for an intelligent distributed network architecture
Patent Number: 7,013,335

Inventors: Barry; Leonard D. (Detroit, MI)
Title: Container drive-by transfer and system
Patent Number: 7,014,410

Inventors: Barthel; Herbert (Emmerting, DE), Heinemann; Mario (Burghausen, DE), Pachaly; Bernd (Mehring, DE), Bauer; Andreas (Munich, DE), Schaefer; Oliver (Munich, DE)
Title: Solids surface-modified with amino groups
Patent Number: 7,014,975

Inventors: Basceri; Cem (Boise, ID), Derderian; Garo J. (Boise, ID)
Title: Capacitor constructions, semiconductor constructions, and methods of forming electrical contacts and semiconductor constructions
Patent Number: 7,015,533

Inventors: Basham; Robert Beverley (Aloha, OR), Grimes; Andrew W. (Tucson, AZ), Khandelwal; Nikhil (Tucson, AZ), Latif; Michael M. (Apex, NC)
Title: Preemptive data protection for copy services in storage systems and applications
Patent Number: 7,676,702

Inventors: Bashkirov; Vladimir (Loma Linda, CA), Schulte; Reinhard W. (Grand Terrace, CA)
Title: Ion induced impact ionization detector and uses thereof
Patent Number: 8,669,533

Inventors: Baskey; Michael Edward (Wappingers Falls, NY), Chang; Chun-Shi (Poughkeepsie, NY), Huynh; Lap Thiet (Cary, NC), Joseph; Dinakaran (Apex, NC), Sahu; Sambit (Hopewell Junction, NY), Verma; Dinesh Chandra (Mount Kisco, NY), Williams; Michael D. (Gardiner, NY)
Title: Method and system for generic application liveliness monitoring for business resiliency
Patent Number: 8,671,180

Inventors: Batchelder; James (Somers, NY), Batchelder; J. Samuel (Somers, NY)
Title: Electronically-simulated live music
Patent Number: 8,670,577

Inventors: Batchelor; Stephen Norman (Wirral, GB), Bird; Jayne Michelle (Wirral, GB), Joyce; Susan Barbara (Wirral, GB)
Title: Shading composition
Patent Number: 8,673,024

Inventors: Bates; Cary L. (Rochester, MN)
Title: Collaborative software debugging in a distributed system with client-specific dynamic breakpoints
Patent Number: 8,671,393

Inventors: Battisti; Lorenzo (Trento, IT)
Title: System and method of plating metal alloys by using galvanic technology
Patent Number: 8,668,817

Inventors: Battou; Abdella (Silver Spring, MD), Kim; Moon W. (Pleasanton, CA), Tzathas; Anastasios (Howell, NJ), Walters; David H. (Rockville, MD), Alvarez; Mario F. (Beachwood, NJ), Brooks; David M. (Crofton, MD), Mandelberg; I. Michael (Baltimore, MD), Chen; Chin J. (Rockville, MD)
Title: Multi-tiered control architecture for adaptive optical networks, and methods and apparatus therefor
Patent Number: 7,013,084

Inventors: Baudart; Laurent (Fresnoy en Thelle, FR)
Title: Connecting device between the steering column and the body of a motor vehicle
Patent Number: 7,673,903

Inventors: Baumgart; Peter Michael (San Jose, CA), Knigge; Bernhard (San Jose, CA), Mate; Mathew (San Jose, CA)
Title: Magnetic recording disk drive with actively controlled electric potential at the head/disk interface for wear and durability control
Patent Number: 7,016,139

Inventors: Baxter, Jr.; John Francis (Khueangnai Ubonratchatani, TH)
Title: Unified messaging platform with intelligent voice recognition (IVR)
Patent Number: 8,671,149

Inventors: Baylink; David J. (Redlands, CA), Lau; Kin-Hing William (Redlands, CA), Qin; Xuezhong (Loma Linda, CA)
Title: Agents and method for treating inflammation-related conditions and diseases
Patent Number: 8,669,104

Inventors: Bebbington; David (Newbury, GB), Binch; Hayley (Harwell, GB), Charrier; Jean-Damien (Grove Wantage, GB), Everitt; Simon (Beaconsfield, GB), Golec; Julian M.C. (Ashbury, GB), Kay; David (Purton, GB), Knegtel; Ronald (Abingdon, GB), Miller; Andrew (Upton, GB), Pierard; Francoise (Drayton, GB)
Title: Compositions useful as inhibitors of protein kinases
Patent Number: 8,669,081

Inventors: Bedel; Laurent (Quaix en Chartreuse, FR), Cayron; Cyril (Grenoble, FR), Jouve; Michel (Moirans, FR), Maury; Francis (Labege, FR), Quesnel; Etienne (Meylan, FR)
Title: Method for diffusing metal particles within a composite layer
Patent Number: 8,668,963

Inventors: Bedingfield; James Carlton (Lilburn, GA)
Title: Methods, systems, devices and computer program products for collecting and sharing selected personal data
Patent Number: 7,676,753

Inventors: Bedwell; William B. (San Jose, CA), Hacker; Nigel P. (Palo Alto, CA), Leung; Roger Y. (San Jose, CA), Iwamoto; Nancy (Ramona, CA), Nedbal; Jan (San Jose, CA), Xie; Songyuan (Newark, CA), Moro; Lorenza (Palo Alto, CA), Mukherjee; Shyama P. (Morgan Hill, CA)
Title: Organosiloxanes
Patent Number: 7,011,889

Inventors: Beehag; Andrew (Glebe, AU)
Title: Method and apparatus for surface shaping of polymer composite components
Patent Number: 7,676,298

Inventors: Behl; Stefan (Holzgerlingen, DE), Hesmer; Stephan (Gaertringen, DE), Kussmaul; Timo (Boeblingen, DE), Nauerz; Andreas (Boeblingen, DE)
Title: Dynamically adaptive portlet palette having user/context customized and auto-populated content
Patent Number: 7,676,557

Inventors: Behzad; Arya (Poway, CA)
Title: Method and system for level detector calibration for accurate transmit power control
Patent Number: 8,670,729

Inventors: Beigel; Kurt D. (Boise, ID)
Title: Bulk-isolated PN diode and method of forming a bulk-isolated PN diode
Patent Number: 7,674,683

Inventors: Belesimo; Adam (Johnston, RI)
Title: Testing assembly and method for identifying network circuits
Patent Number: 7,014,500

Inventors: Belz; Steven M. (Pittsford, NY), Cook; Mark S. (Ashburn, VA), Wall; Robert (Spencerport, NY), Schaeffer; Pierre (Chevy Chase, MD)
Title: Methods and systems for managing bragbook images
Patent Number: 7,675,554

Inventors: Ben-Gigi; Zion (Kfar Veradim, IL)
Title: Combination vise and clamp
Patent Number: 7,673,860

Inventors: Bender; Timothy P. (Port Credit, CA), Graham; John F. (Oakville, CA), Duff; James M. (Mississauga, CA)
Title: Naphthalene tetracarboxylic diimide dimers
Patent Number: 7,011,916

Inventors: Berdelle-Hilge; Peter (Constance, DE)
Title: System and method for handling and polywrapping articles
Patent Number: 7,013,622

Inventors: Bergsma; Bryan (Spokane, WA), Courrier; Tom (Coeur D Alene, ID), Frantz; W. Forrest (North Bend, WA), Hennessy; John (Cheney, WA)
Title: Thermoplastic sheet forming apparatus and method
Patent Number: 7,014,450

Inventors: Berman; Arthur (San Jose, CA)
Title: Use of a lens array to increase the contrast ratio produced by a LCoS microdisplay
Patent Number: 7,012,755

Inventors: Bernstein; Richard A. (Woodbridge, CT)
Title: Fixation device for proximal elbow fractures and method of using same
Patent Number: 8,668,693

Inventors: Berroth; Hansjorg (Vs-Obereschach, DE)
Title: Method for commutating an electronically commutated motor and motor for carrying out said method
Patent Number: 7,015,668

Inventors: Berry; Robert J. (Carefree, AZ)
Title: Method and apparatus for storing tools on a vertical surface in a building structure in a nested configuration that facilitates the insertion and removal of different shaped hand tools without contacting or damaging the building structure
Patent Number: 7,014,158

Inventors: Bertuzzi; Ivanoe (Casalecchio di Reno, IT), Biondi; Andrea (Bologna, IT), Minarelli; Alessandro (Bazzano, IT)
Title: Hinged-lid package, and packing method and machine for producing a hinged-lid package
Patent Number: 8,671,648

Inventors: Beuerle; Stephen Charles (San Diego, CA)
Title: Convertible slipcover and method for convertible stuffed animal and pillow
Patent Number: 8,672,724

Inventors: Bibber; Michael Van (Albuquerque, NM)
Title: Anti-vehicle security system
Patent Number: 7,014,388

Inventors: Bienvenu; Denis (Saint Pierre des Nids, FR), Hiron; Frederic (Saint Ouen de Mimbre, FR)
Title: Coffeemaker having several infusion heads
Patent Number: 7,673,557

Inventors: Birk; John (Phoenix, AZ)
Title: Extendable remote motored sander and method therefor
Patent Number: 7,014,546

Inventors: Birkbeck; Aaron L. (La Jolla, CA), Esener; Sadik C. (La Jolla, CA), Ozkan; Mihrimah (La Jolla, CA), Ata; Erhan (La Jolla, CA)
Title: Positioning of organic and inorganic objects by electrophoretic forces, including for microlens alignment
Patent Number: 7,014,742

Inventors: Bishop; Robert (Newton, MA)
Title: Method for optimizing inspection speed in low, and fluorescent light applications without sacrificing signal to noise ratio, resolution, or focus quality
Patent Number: 7,015,445

Inventors: Biswas; Siddhartha (Hyderabad, IN), Venkataramani; Krishnamuty (Secunderabad, IN)
Title: Bowl mill for a coal pulverizer with an air mill for primary entry of air
Patent Number: 7,673,827

Inventors: Bitar; Peter V. (Anderson, IN)
Title: Tunable and aimable artificial lightening producing device
Patent Number: 7,675,731

Inventors: Bitko; David M. (East Brunswick, NJ), Bitko; Sheldon S. (East Brunswick, NJ), Coon; Robert A. (Edgewater Park, NJ), Piotrowski; John (South Ocean Pines, MD)
Title: Direction and distance correcting golf putter
Patent Number: 7,674,186

Inventors: Blanchard; Alain (Gouvieux, FR), Robert; Jean-Francois (Creil, FR)
Title: Transportation device of a sheet and corresponding use
Patent Number: 8,672,323

Inventors: Blankenbeckler; David L. (Longmont, CO), Medower; Brian S. (Boulder, CO)
Title: Inner region identifier for optical disk
Patent Number: 7,016,294

Inventors: Bloch; Daniel D. (St. Peters, MO), Belk; John H. (St. Louis, MO), Clifton; Theresa L. (St. Louis, MO), Freeman; Philip L. (St. Louis, MO)
Title: Apparatus for measuring characteristics of a hole and associated method
Patent Number: 7,016,052

Inventors: Block; Ruediger (Korntal-Muenchingen, DE), Andriot; Christelle (Korntal-Muenchingen, DE), Rettig; Rasmus (Gerlingen, DE), Walter; Klaus (Bietigheim-Bissingen, DE)
Title: Method and device for the detection of the movement of an element
Patent Number: 7,013,233

Inventors: Blocken; Wilfried (Schalkhoven, BE), Windmolders; Danny (Schulen, NL)
Title: Luminescent paving stone in the form of an artificial stone or natural stone
Patent Number: 8,672,578

Inventors: Bloom; Bard (Dobbs Ferry, NY), Field; John H. (Middlebury, CT), Guarnieri; Salvatore (New York, NY), Pistoia; Marco (Amawalk, NY)
Title: Security model for actor-based languages and apparatus, methods, and computer programming products using same
Patent Number: 8,671,284

Inventors: Bobier; Dwight M. (Calgary, CA), Battenfelder; Donald Robert (Cochrane, CA), Wise; Leslie M. (Calgary, CA)
Title: Split stream oilfield pumping system utilizing recycled, high reid vapor pressure fluid
Patent Number: 8,672,032

Inventors: Bock; Christian (Freiburg, DE), Witte; Franz-Otto (Teningen, DE), Noeske; Carsten (Sexau, DE)
Title: Method and circuit for determining a clock signal sampling instant for symbols of a modulation method
Patent Number: 7,675,998

Inventors: Bodin; William Kress (Austin, TX), Masterson; Michael Lee (Cedar Park, TX), Watt; Stephen James (Leander, TX)
Title: Method and apparatus for temperature based placement of an item within a storage unit
Patent Number: 7,673,464

Inventors: Bodnar; Eric O. (Santa Cruz, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus to enable sending personal data via a network
Patent Number: 8,671,427

Inventors: Boehm; Andreas (Reichling, DE), Luber; Martin (Munich, DE), Rosenbeiger; Sven (Starnberg, DE)
Title: Inhalation therapy device with multiple nozzles
Patent Number: 8,671,933

Inventors: Bogeskov-Jensen; Tom (Slangerup, DK)
Title: Earring for a headset
Patent Number: 7,013,018

Inventors: Bogoch; Samuel (New York, NY), Bogoch; Elenore S. (New York, NY)
Title: Anthrax and small pox replikins and methods of use
Patent Number: 7,674,880

Inventors: Boisjoli; Stephane (Drummondville, CA)
Title: Wheel polishing rotary stand
Patent Number: 8,672,729

Inventors: Bolling; Todd Anthony (Laurel, MD)
Title: Fitness apparatus
Patent Number: 7,674,216

Inventors: Bombard; David (San Francisco, CA), Bender; Theodore (San Francisco, CA), Chang; Tenny (Mountain View, CA), Vargas; Jaime (Palo Alto, CA), Hendricksen; Michael (Redwood City, CA), Yencho; Stephen A. (Menlo Park, CA), Nielsen; Jamey (San Francisco, CA), Hausen; Bernard A. (Menlo Park, CA), Donohoe; Brendan (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Tissue bonding system and method for controlling a tissue site during anastomosis
Patent Number: 7,014,644

Inventors: Bonet Pedrol; Jaume (Badalona, ES)
Title: Discharge spout for flexible bags
Patent Number: 8,672,182

Inventors: Bonifacio; Eduardo Mingo (Sant Vicenc De Montalt, ES), Gonzalez; Antonio Motilla (Barcelona, ES), Grino; Felip Jornet (Sabadell, ES)
Title: Flow control closure
Patent Number: 7,014,075

Inventors: Bonn; Gunther (Zirl, AT), Hashir; M. S. Muhammad Ahsan (Innsbruck, AT), Stecher; Gunther (Gotzens, AT), Bakry; Rania (Innsbruck, AT)
Title: Matrix-free MALDI mass spectrometry
Patent Number: 7,675,032

Inventors: Bonner; M. Jeffrey (Naples, FL)
Title: Six-cycle internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 7,673,596

Inventors: Booth; Richard W. D. (Los Gatos, CA), Schell; Stephan V. (San Francisco, CA), Biedka; Thomas E. (Campbell, CA), Liang; Paul Cheng-Po (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Reduction of average-to-minimum power ratio in communications signals
Patent Number: 7,675,993

Inventors: Boothby; David J. (Nashua, NH)
Title: Synchronization of databases with record sanitizing and intelligent comparison
Patent Number: 7,013,315

Inventors: Borgen; Arden L. (Des Moines, IA), Hunt; David R. (Urbandale, IA)
Title: Display device having dual purpose shelving
Patent Number: 7,014,280

Inventors: Borgmeier; Frieder (Mannheim, DE), Rosowski; Frank (Mannheim, DE), Martan; Hans (Frankenthal, DE), Muller-Engel; Klaus Joachim (Stutensee, DE)
Title: Preparation of (meth)acrylic acid
Patent Number: 7,012,157

Inventors: Bosman; Duane (Valparaiso, IN)
Title: Wheel lock
Patent Number: 7,673,482

Inventors: Bosscha; Albert Jan (Hoofddorp, NL), du Plooy; Jaco (San Diego, CA)
Title: Method of controlling communication between a head-end system and a plurality of client systems
Patent Number: 7,676,598

Inventors: Boubekeur; Jean-Luc (Toulouse, FR)
Title: Method of optimizing an electrical cabling
Patent Number: 7,676,771

Inventors: Bouvier; Dominique (Lyons, FR), Couval; Emmanuelle (Rillieux la Pape, FR), Bouland; Gaelle (Villeurbanne, FR), Darier; Christelle (Villeurbanne, FR), Gervon; Aurelie (Aubiat, FR)
Title: Mascara applicator brush having germicidal properties, and production method thereof
Patent Number: 8,668,958

Inventors: Boyd; John M. (Atascadero, CA), Redeker; Fred C. (Fremont, CA)
Title: System method and apparatus for dry-in, dry-out, low defect laser dicing using proximity technology
Patent Number: 7,675,000

Inventors: Boyd; Robert C. (Richmond, VA), Legrande; Wayne B. (Chesapeake, VA)
Title: Coating applied antenna and method of making same
Patent Number: 7,015,861

Inventors: Boyle; William J. (Fallbrook, CA), Denison; Andy E. (Temecula, CA), Huter; Benjamin C. (Murrieta, CA), Huter; Scott J. (Temecula, CA), Papp; John E. (Temecula, CA), Peterson; Charles R. (Murrieta, CA), Stalker; Kent C. B. (San Marcos, CA)
Title: Delivery and recovery sheaths for medical devices
Patent Number: 8,672,991

Inventors: Bracewell; Shawn D. (Duvall, WA), Mayhan; Troy (Bothell, WA), Simpson; Russell L. (Kirkland, WA), Vetrivel; Puhazholi (Redmond, WA), Beattie; Ward (Seattle, WA)
Title: Template architecture and rendering engine for web browser access to databases
Patent Number: 7,013,351

Inventors: Brack; Hans-Peter (Herrliberg, CH), Campman; Maarten Antoon Jan (Churra-Murcia, ES), Looij; Hans (Bergen op Zoom, NL), van der Wekke; Laurus (Rucphen, NL), Willemse; Dennis James Patrick Maria (Standdaarbuiten, NL)
Title: Method of producing high molecular weight polymer
Patent Number: 7,674,872

Inventors: Bragagna; Elio (Duens, AT), Mundwiler; Lukas (Gams, CH)
Title: Electrical conductor arrangement as a component of a photovoltaic array
Patent Number: 8,672,702

Inventors: Brandenberg; Carl Brock (Cresson, TX), Kay; Robert L. (Fort Worth, TX)
Title: Physical configuration of a hand-held electronic communication device
Patent Number: 7,016,182

Inventors: Brandt; Martin (Sachsenheim, DE), Betzler; Perry (Schwaebisch Hall, DE)
Title: Method and device for operating an internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 8,671,898

Inventors: Brandt; Peter (Babenhausen, DE), Cezanne; Gerd (Schwalbach, DE), May; Norbert (Babenhausen, DE), Reisinger; Achim (Hofheim, DE)
Title: Display unit
Patent Number: 7,015,986

Inventors: Bratt; Joseph P. (San Jose, CA), Choo; Shing (San Francisco, CA), Holland; Peter F. (Sunnyvale, CA), Millet; Timothy J. (Mountain View, CA)
Title: User interface unit for fetching only active regions of a frame
Patent Number: 8,669,993

Inventors: Braunisch; Henning (Chandler, AZ), George, legal representative; Anna M. (Sunnyvale, CA), Towle, deceased; Steven N. (Phoenix, AZ)
Title: Wafer-level thick film standing-wave clocking
Patent Number: 7,012,015

Inventors: Brcka; Jozef (Loundonville, NY)
Title: Locally-efficient inductive plasma coupling for plasma processing system
Patent Number: 7,673,583

Inventors: Breiner; Christine Maria (Laudenbach, DE), Andreu; Mario Gomez (Pfungstadt, DE), Schmitt; Gerold (Aschaffenburg, DE), Klesse; Wolfgang (Mainz, DE)
Title: Composition comprising as the aqueous dispersion preferably (meth)acrylate polymers containing benzophenone in a mixture with (meth)acrylate polymers different therefrom and the use of said composition
Patent Number: 8,669,328

Inventors: Brenneman; Allen J. (Goshen, IN)
Title: Permanent magnet lancing device
Patent Number: 8,672,962

Inventors: Breuer; Johannes (Dortmund, DE), Paul; Rainer (Kapsweyer, DE), Matschl; Volker (Knoxville, TN), Carey; A. Andrew (Rockford, TN)
Title: Low-scattering foam phantom for molecular imaging
Patent Number: 7,675,028

Inventors: Bridge; Gary D. (Oriskany Falls, NY), Soule; Gregory (Clinton, NY)
Title: Accuracy automated optical time domain reflectometry optical return loss measurements using a "Smart" Test Fiber Module
Patent Number: 7,016,024

Inventors: Bridges; Michael A. (Seattle, WA), Kawai; Hiroyuki (Kirkland, WA), Chen; Tay-Yuan (Bellevue, WA), Nichols; Everett J. (Edmonds, WA), Williams; Jeffrey F. (Langley, WA), McClure; Steven (Seattle, WA), Wetherbee; Jerry (Port Ludlow, WA)
Title: Methods and articles for maintaining hydantoinylated polymers in a biocidally active state
Patent Number: 7,014,781

Inventors: Bridges; Thomas Edward (Willis, TX)
Title: Method and apparatus for unassisted implement connection
Patent Number: 7,673,403

Inventors: Briganti; Richard Thomas (Philadelphia, PA), Miller; Alan B. (Jamison, PA), Leinberry, Jr.; Charles F. (Chester Springs, PA)
Title: Method and apparatus for endoscopic ligament release
Patent Number: 8,672,960

Inventors: Bringer; Julien (Paris, FR), Chabanne; Herve (Paris, FR), Pointcheval; David (Thiais, FR), Zimmer; Sebastien (Montrouge, FR)
Title: Generation and use of a biometric key
Patent Number: 8,670,562

Inventors: Brixius; Wolfgang (Neunkirchen A.Br, DE), Grafer; Dominik (Dortmund-Wellinghofen, DE), Hoene; Albrecht (Lappersdorf, DE), Syndikus; Andreas (Burgthann, DE)
Title: Container transport system and container for transport of an article
Patent Number: 7,014,034

Inventors: Brockhoff; Franz-Ulrich (Bramsche, DE), Bunsmann; Winfried (Bissendorf, DE), Klein; Jochen (Munster, DE), Nentwig; Wolfgang (Emsburen, DE), Grave; Markus (Lienen, DE)
Title: Vehicle with horizontally-pivotable tail gate
Patent Number: 7,673,927

Inventors: Brolin; Stephen J. (Livingston, NJ), DeMarco; Robert W. (Whippany, NJ)
Title: Service unit for a hub having multiple star interconnect configurations
Patent Number: 7,012,917

Inventors: Brown; Aaron (Vancouver, WA), Kiest; Cary S. (Albany, OR), Reynolds; Mitchell R. (Vancouver, WA), Sohn; Raymond (Beaverton, OR)
Title: Fiber monitoring apparatus and system for detecting an optical fiber thermal event
Patent Number: 8,670,111

Inventors: Brown; Daniel (Austin, TX), Zapata; Fernando (Austin, TX)
Title: Computer security system
Patent Number: 7,013,485

Inventors: Brown; Dennis B. (Logan, UT)
Title: Portable container
Patent Number: 7,014,077

Inventors: Brown; Sara M. (Palo Alto, CA), Chin; Andy (Sunnyvale, CA), Lu; Hoa N. (Oakland, CA), Chen; Andre (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Maintaining and displaying user ordered lists
Patent Number: 7,676,469

Inventors: Brown; Thomas (Fairfield, IA)
Title: Razor with independent suspension
Patent Number: 8,671,577

Inventors: Brown; William M. (San Marcos, CA), Bell; Robert S. (Ocean side, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for wireless networking
Patent Number: 7,013,345

Inventors: Brueckl; Oliver (Waldmuenchen, DE), Dohnal; Dieter (Lappersdorf, DE), Lessmann-Mieske; Hans-Henning (Neutraubling, DE)
Title: On-load tap changer comprising semiconductor switching elements
Patent Number: 8,669,746

Inventors: Brunson; Mark E. (Abingdon, MD)
Title: Miter saw with wear plates and orientation system therefor
Patent Number: 7,013,780

Inventors: Brunson; Mark E. (Abingdon, MD), Stumpf; William R. (Kingsville, MD), Ayala; Adan (Owings Mills, MD)
Title: Bevel locking system for a sliding compound miter saw
Patent Number: 7,013,781

Inventors: Brydges-Price; Richard Ian (Angus Tayside, GB)
Title: Projectile for delivery of a tranquilliser
Patent Number: 7,013,810

Inventors: Bryk; Roderich (Duren, DE), Strohmeier; Oliver (Oberhausen, DE)
Title: Guide blade carrier
Patent Number: 8,672,616

Inventors: Buchwald; Aaron W. (Newport Coast, CA), Wakayama; Myles (Laguna Niguel, CA), Le; Michael (Irvine, CA), Van Engelen; Jurgen (Aliso Viejo, CA), Jiang; Xicheng (Irvine, CA), Wang; Hui (Irvine, CA), Baumer; Howard A. (Laguna Hills, CA), Madisetti; Avanindra (Coto De Caza, CA)
Title: Timing recovery and phase tracking system and method
Patent Number: 7,012,983

Inventors: Buechel-Rimmel; Dorothea (San Jose, CA)
Title: Annealing process for electroless coated disks for high temperature applications
Patent Number: 8,668,953

Inventors: Bueno Calderon; Jose Maria (Madrid, ES), Chicharro Gonzalo; Jesus (Madrid, ES), Lorenzo Garcia; Milagros (Madrid, ES), Manzano Chinchon; M Pilar (Madrid, ES)
Title: Heterocyclic compounds
Patent Number: 7,674,808

Inventors: Buerchner; Michael J. (Campbell, CA), Pericles; Christopher N. (Phoenix, AZ), Strasser; Michael J. (Lafayette, CA), Tammen; William G. (Lafayette, CA)
Title: Portable shopping aid
Patent Number: 7,673,410

Inventors: Bui; Ngoc-Chau (Fontaines, CH), Werner; Christian (Chez-le-Bart, CH), Gaudenzi; Yves (La Chaux-de-Fonds, CH), Benoit; Martial (Brot-Plamboz, CH), Cassi; Vincent (La Sagne, CH), Mirus; Christian (Belfaux, CH), Chatelain; Jean-Daniel (Cottens, CH), Kowalczuk; Jacques (Jougne, FR)
Title: High sensitivity reader for passive transponders
Patent Number: 7,014,111

Inventors: Bullington; Jeff (Chuluota, FL), Stoltz; Richard (Plano, TX), Mielke; Michael (Orlando, FL)
Title: High-power-optical-amplifier using a number of spaced, thin slabs
Patent Number: 7,675,674

Inventors: Burgener, II; Robert H. (Murray, UT), Felix; Roger L. (Pleasant Grove, UT), Renlund; Gary M. (Salt Lake City, UT)
Title: Persistent p-type group II-IV semiconductors
Patent Number: 7,675,133

Inventors: Burleigh; Malcolm B. (St. Paul, MN), Hatfield; Thomas L. (South St. Paul, MN)
Title: Process for preserving wood using fluoro-materials
Patent Number: 7,674,500

Inventors: Burlison; Phillip D. (Morgan Hill, CA), Doege; Jason E. (Austin, TX)
Title: Dynamically reconfigurable precision signal delay test system for automatic test equipment
Patent Number: 7,013,417

Inventors: Busch; Klaus (Amberg, DE), Forster; Manuela (Wolfsbach, DE), Freimuth; Michael (Hirschau, DE)
Title: Switchgear unit for a consumer, especially a motor starter
Patent Number: 7,012,800

Inventors: Bustamante; Sergio (Pembroke Pines, FL), Alam; Maqsud M. (Plantation, FL), Goldberg; Mark A. (Davie, FL)
Title: Method and system for frequency drift prediction
Patent Number: 7,012,563

Inventors: Butler; Hans (Best, NL), Klaassen; Franciscus Adrianus Gerardus (Best, NL)
Title: Lithographic apparatus with planar motor driven support
Patent Number: 7,675,201

Inventors: Butt; Shahid (Ossining, NY), Zaidi; Shoaib (Poughkeepsie, NY)
Title: System and method for quantifying errors in an alternating phase shift mask
Patent Number: 7,016,027

Inventors: Buzdum; Mirko (Watertown, WI), Capstran; Richard E. (Milwaukee, WI)
Title: Hole saw having efficient slug removal
Patent Number: 7,674,078

Inventors: Campbell; David A. (San Diego, CA), Winn; David T. (San Diego, CA), Betancort; Juan M. (San Diego, CA)
Title: Heterocyclic boronic acid compounds
Patent Number: 7,674,913

Inventors: Cao; Weixun (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Direct modulation of a voltage-controlled oscillator (VCO) with adaptive gain control
Patent Number: 7,015,738

Inventors: Capote; Jose A. (Hillsdale, NJ), Venugopal; Parameswaran (Trivandrum, IN), Shah; Deepak (Gujarat, IN), Rosin; Joseph (Naples, FL), Ripes; Daniel (Chicago, IL), Mevawala; Paresh (Surat, IN)
Title: Apparatus for treating waste
Patent Number: 8,671,855

Inventors: Carbone; Nick (San Diego, CA), Gallagher; Tim (Encinitas, CA)
Title: Low complexity, iterative approach to active interference cancellation
Patent Number: 7,675,984

Inventors: Card; Stuart Kent (Los Altos Hill, CA), Gossweiler III; Richard Carl (Sunnyvale, CA), Woodruff; Allison Gyle (Foster City, CA), Mackinlay; Jock Douglas (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Methods, systems, and computer program products for the display and operation of virtual three-dimensional books
Patent Number: 7,015,910

Inventors: Cardona; Albert Humirang (Santa Barbara, CA), York; Robert Armstrong (Santa Barbara, CA)
Title: Switchable tunable acoustic resonator using BST material
Patent Number: 7,675,388

Inventors: Carloff; Ruediger (Darmstadt, DE), Recktenwald; Roger (Bensheim, DE)
Title: Homopolymers and copolymers of hydroxyisobutyric acid (ester) (meth) acrylates
Patent Number: 8,669,338

Inventors: Carranza; Jose R. (South San Francisco, CA), Chamness; Scott O. (Menlo Park, CA), Bender; Theodore M. (San Francisco, CA), Hausen; Bernard A. (Menlo Park, CA)
Title: Surgical measurement tool
Patent Number: 7,014,618

Inventors: Carter; Zachary R. (Decatur, IL), Hauser; Scott M. (Columbia Heights, MN)
Title: Handhold assembly
Patent Number: 8,672,380

Inventors: Cartier; Raymond (Montreal, CA), Paolitto; Anthony (St. Leonard, CA)
Title: Articulation member for use in a surgical apparatus
Patent Number: 7,014,609

Inventors: Casaburo, legal representative; Orsola (San Donato Milanese, IT), Biggi, legal representative; Silvia (San Donato Milanese, IT), Biggi, deceased; Aroldo (San Donato Milanese, IT)
Title: Elastomeric composition comprising a functionalized elastomer
Patent Number: 7,015,277

Inventors: Casazza; Matteo (Vipiteno, IT), Kassner; Thomas (Luxembourg, LU)
Title: Wind power turbine for producing electric energy
Patent Number: 8,669,685

Inventors: Cataldo; Dominic A. (Kennewick, WA), Lipinsky; Edward S. (Worthington, OH), Voris; Peter Van (Alexandria, VA), Beck; Daren L. (Salem, OR), Beck; Richard (Salem, OR)
Title: Methods and products to protect against root intrusion and plant and root growth
Patent Number: 7,012,042

Inventors: Cavallere; Frederick (Montigny-le-Bretonneux, FR), Guitton; Maurice (Nova Scotia, CA), Blanc; Olivier (Rosemere, CA), Baril; Claude (Laval, CA)
Title: Structural connecting rod made of a composite and process for producing such a connecting rod
Patent Number: 8,672,574

Inventors: Cavers; James K. (Richmond, CA), Johnson; Thomas (Delta, CA)
Title: Decorrelated power amplifier linearizers
Patent Number: 7,015,751

Inventors: Cecchi; Michael D. (Madison, CT), Mezezi; Monica (Guelph, CA)
Title: Biological specimen-culturing system and method with onboard specimen development sensors
Patent Number: 7,015,031

Inventors: Centala; Prabhakaran K. (The Woodlands, TX), Zhang; Zhehua (The Woodlands, TX)
Title: High shear roller cone drill bits
Patent Number: 8,672,060

Inventors: Centore, III; Michael A. (Dunellen, NJ)
Title: Methods and apparatus for utilizing radio frequency spectrum simultaneously and concurrently in the presence of co-channel and/or adjacent channel television signals by adjusting transmitter power or receiver sensitivity
Patent Number: 7,013,145

Inventors: Cerisola; Mauro (Italy, IT)
Title: Voltage-to-current converter
Patent Number: 7,012,466

Inventors: Cernasov; Andre N. (Ringwood, NJ)
Title: Intra-oral signal modulator and controller
Patent Number: 7,675,429

Inventors: Cernasov; Andrel (Ringwood, NJ)
Title: Non-volatile addressable electronic paper for disposable flexible displays
Patent Number: 7,675,672

Inventors: Chaar; Jarir K. (Ardsley, NY), Huchel; Joseph P. (Morgan Hill, CA), Jobson, Jr.; Thomas A. (New Paltz, NY), Oppenheim; Daniel V. (Croton on Hudson, NY), Ratakonda; Krishna C. (Yorktown Heights, NY)
Title: Work packet enabled active project management schedule
Patent Number: 8,671,007

Inventors: Chaco; John (Seymour, CT)
Title: Infant monitoring system and method
Patent Number: 7,012,534

Inventors: Chaichanavong; Panu (Mountain View, CA), Wu; Zining (Los Altos, CA)
Title: Rate-7/8 direct-current free and runlength limited code
Patent Number: 7,675,436

Inventors: Chakraborty; Amit (Cranbury, NJ), Hsu; Liang H. (West Windsor, NJ)
Title: Method and apparatus for extracting anchorable information units from complex PDF documents
Patent Number: 7,013,309

Inventors: Chalfin; Alex (Mountain View, CA), Farinelli; Paolo (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Texture roaming via dimension elevation
Patent Number: 7,012,614

Inventors: Challener; David Carroll (Raleigh, NC), Goodman; Steven Dale (Raleigh, NC), Reinberg; Kevin Michael (Durham, NC), Springfield; Randall Scott (Chapel Hill, NC), Ward; James Peter (Raleigh, NC)
Title: Computer system with selectively available immutable boot block code
Patent Number: 7,013,384

Inventors: Chan; Albert Sun-Chi (Hung Hom, HK), Chen; Gang (Chengdu, CN), Guo; Rongwei (Mississauga, CA), Wu; Jing (Zhejiang, CN)
Title: Chiral tertiary aminoalkylnaphthols
Patent Number: 7,674,900

Inventors: Chan; Darin A. (San Francisco, CA), Chan; Simon Siu-Sing (Saratoga, CA), King; Paul L. (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Selectable open circuit and anti-fuse element, and fabrication method therefor
Patent Number: 7,015,076

Inventors: Chang; Byung Jin (Ann Arbor, MI)
Title: Telemicroscopic loupes with removable, replaceable lens cap to adjust for working distance
Patent Number: 7,673,989

Inventors: Chang; Chun-Yuan (Taipei Hsien, TW), Tseng; Chung-Chi (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Plastic article and method of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 8,668,860

Inventors: Chang; Jen-Tsorng (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Liquid lens group
Patent Number: 7,675,687

Inventors: Chang; Kuan-Lun (Hsin-Chu, TW), Liu; Ruey-Hsin (Hsin-Chu, TW), Liou; Tsyr-Shyang (Tainan, TW), Chiang; Chih-Min (Hsin-Chu, TW), Tsai; Jun-Lin (Hsin-Chu, TW)
Title: Method of forming a shallow trench-deep trench isolation region for a BiCMOS/CMOS technology
Patent Number: 7,015,086

Inventors: Chang; Li-Wen (Tu-Cheng, TW)
Title: Container data center with earthquake protection function
Patent Number: 8,669,881

Inventors: Chang; Lin-Wei (Taipei, TW)
Title: Hard disk anchoring apparatus
Patent Number: 7,016,190

Inventors: Chang; Ming-Chih (Sinyuan, TW), Wu; Hua-Shu (Hsinchu, TW), Lai; Tsong-Mu (Thubei, TW)
Title: Method for manufacturing micro-optical mirror arrays
Patent Number: 7,011,933

Inventors: Chang; Sean (Taoyuan Hsien, TW), Lin; Albert (Taoyuan Hsien, TW)
Title: Light guiding apparatus for an illumination system
Patent Number: 7,014,342

Inventors: Chang; Shao-Han (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: LED lamp assembly
Patent Number: 7,674,009

Inventors: Chang; Wei-Tun (Banciao City, Taipei County 220, TW)
Title: Sampling head and sampling device for intact vehicle paint chips in forensic applications
Patent Number: 7,673,533

Inventors: Chang; Young-Bin (Hwaseong-si, KR), Lim; Eun-Taek (Suwon-si, KR), Ro; Jung-Min (Seoul, KR), Jang; Jae-Hyuk (Suwon-si, KR), Park; Dong-Seek (Yongin-si, KR), Cho; Young-Kwon (Suwon-si, KR), Park; Seung-Hoon (Seoul, KR), Choi; Joon-Young (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Apparatus and method for performing handoff in a communication system
Patent Number: 8,670,415

Inventors: Charatan; Robert (Portland, OR)
Title: Method and apparatus for minimizing agglomerate particle size in a polishing fluid
Patent Number: 7,014,539

Inventors: Charlier; Jean-Paul (Eply, FR)
Title: System for attaching a filament to a current lead-in
Patent Number: 7,012,369

Inventors: Charmot; Dominique (Campbell, CA), Chang; Han Ting (Livermore, CA), Wang; Wenyue (Sunnyvale, CA), Piotti; Marcelo (San Jose, CA)
Title: Cleaving and replacing thio control agent moieties from polymers made by living-type free radical polymerization
Patent Number: 7,012,119

Inventors: Chase; Kevin M. (St. Joseph, MI), Jeffery; Randell L. (Stevensville, MI), Nibbelink; Matthew J. (St. Joseph, MI), Wendling; Brian (Sterling Heights, MI), Mehta; Rahul (Antioch, TN), Kadchhud; Vashishtha (Nashville, TN), Hatch; Greg (Roselle, IL), Fatunde; Morounkeji (East Lansing, MI)
Title: Sensor system for a refrigerator dispenser
Patent Number: 7,673,661

Inventors: Chase; P. Bryant (Tallahassee, FL), Hong; Seunghun (Seoul, KR), Moerland; Timothy S. (Tallahassee, FL), Von Molnar; Stephan (Tallahassee, FL), Xiong; Peng (Tallahassee, FL)
Title: Biomolecular-based actuator
Patent Number: 7,014,823

Inventors: Chatterjee; Bhaskar P. (Waterloo, CA), Hsu; Steven K. (Lake Oswego, OR), Vangal; Sriram R. (Portland, OR), Krishnamurthy; Ram (Portland, OR)
Title: Leakage tolerant register file
Patent Number: 7,016,239

Inventors: Chee; WaiOnn (Singapore, SG), Jierapipatanakul; Niroot (Singapore, SG)
Title: Laminated disc drive base
Patent Number: 7,012,781

Inventors: Chen; Chi Gon (Guang Zhou, CN)
Title: Solar candle light insert module
Patent Number: 8,672,506

Inventors: Chen; Danny Y. (Austin, TX), Morgan; Fabian F. (Austin, TX), Schlosser; Sandra J. (Austin, TX), White Eagle; Sarah V. (Austin, TX)
Title: Language translation reuse in different systems
Patent Number: 8,670,973

Inventors: Chen; David Z. (Richardson, TX)
Title: Fiber patch panel
Patent Number: 7,676,135

Inventors: Chen; David Zhi (Richardson, TX)
Title: Automated animal bite simulator for testing cables
Patent Number: 8,671,785

Inventors: Chen; Dongqing (Port Jefferson Station, NY), Bitter; Ingmar (Stony Brook, NY)
Title: Motion artifact detection and correction
Patent Number: 7,012,603

Inventors: Chen; Ga-Lane (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Lens module and method for assembling the same
Patent Number: 7,675,697

Inventors: Chen; Hung-Chih (Hsin Chu, TW), Wang; Chao-Hsiung (Taipei, TW), Shih; Niahn-Mauh (Miaoli, TW), Chin; Hsien-Wei (Hsin Chu, TW)
Title: Detection of lens anti-reflective coating decay by undesired residue detection
Patent Number: 7,016,029

Inventors: Chen; Hung-Kun (Hsinchu, TW), Chen; Kwang-Cheng (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Channel quality assessment method and system for performing the same
Patent Number: 7,012,971

Inventors: Chen; Qi (Beijing, CN), He; Jun (Beijing, CN), Li; Guang Lei (Beijing, CN), Li; Huo Ding (Beijing, CN), Liu; Wei (Beijing, CN)
Title: Method and system for data distribution in high performance computing cluster
Patent Number: 8,671,134

Inventors: Chen; Same-Ting (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Chelation cleaning process for repairing photomasks
Patent Number: 7,014,960

Inventors: Chen; Shih-Tsung (Taipei, TW)
Title: Computer casing
Patent Number: 7,016,188

Inventors: Chen; Wang-Chin (Kaohsiung County, TW), Su; Chun-Sung (Chiayi, TW)
Title: Test circuit and test method for power switch
Patent Number: 7,675,308

Inventors: Chen; Yin-Chang (Hsin-Chu Hsien, TW)
Title: Semiconductor device with a negative voltage regulator
Patent Number: 7,015,684

Inventors: Chen; Yingwei (Briarcliff Manor, NY), Peng; Shaomin (Yorktown Heights, NY), Lan; Tse-Hua (Ossining, NY), Zhong; Zhun (Croton-On-Hudson, NY)
Title: Method and system for skipping decoding of overlaid areas of video
Patent Number: 7,016,414

Inventors: Chen; Yong-Nian (Wuhan, CN), Liu; Jing (Wuhan, CN), Li; Xin-Xiang (Wuhan, CN), Xu; Li-Fu (Wuhan, CN)
Title: Electronic device enclosure with bracket for data storage device
Patent Number: 8,672,430

Inventors: Cheng; Chin-Hung (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Handheld device docking station
Patent Number: 8,670,230

Inventors: Cheng; Chun-Fai (New Market, CA)
Title: Energy efficient column driver for electroluminescent displays
Patent Number: 7,675,489

Inventors: Cheng; Shi (Uppsala, SE), Kratz; Karl Henrik (Knivsta, SE), Yousef; Hanna Ali (Uppsala, SE)
Title: Substrate integrated waveguide
Patent Number: 8,669,834

Inventors: Chenot; Charles F. (Towanda, PA), Belinski-Wolfe; Judy A. (Towanda, PA), Huang; Fuquiang (Towanda, PA)
Title: Method of making electroluminescent phosphor using sonochemistry
Patent Number: 7,014,793

Inventors: Cherkassky; Dmitry (Voorhees, NJ)
Title: Method and system for estimation of quantities corrupted by noise and use of estimates in decision making
Patent Number: 7,013,244

Inventors: Cherkauer; Kevin J. (Portland, OR)
Title: Managing security features of a browser
Patent Number: 8,671,175

Inventors: Cheung; Tin-Tack Peter (Kingwood, TX), Johnson; Marvin M. (Bartlesville, OK)
Title: Systems of producing monoolefins by the extraction-hydrogenation of highly unsaturated hydrocarbons
Patent Number: 7,674,438

Inventors: Chevalier; Philippe (Neuilly sur Seine, FR), Roux; Gilles (Sainte Genevieve des Bois, FR)
Title: Apparatus and method for determining a characteristic ratio and a parameter affecting the characterisitic ratio of a multiphase fluid mixture
Patent Number: 7,676,344

Inventors: Chiang; Bing (Melbourne, FL), Proctor, Jr.; James A. (Indialantic, FL), Gainey; Kenneth M. (Satellite Beach, FL)
Title: Electronic phase shifter with enhanced phase shift performance
Patent Number: 7,015,773

Inventors: Chiang; Cheng-Lien (Taipei, TW), Lin; Charles W. C. (Singapore, SG)
Title: Method of making a semiconductor chip assembly with an embedded metal particle
Patent Number: 7,015,128

Inventors: Chiang; Lieh-Kwang (Tainan, TW), Tsai; Yu-Ching (Donggang Township, Pingtung County, TW), Huang; Chia-Lieh (Hualien, TW), Huang; Wei-Ping (Taipei, TW), Lee; Chien-Hsiung (Longtan Township, Taoyuan County, TW)
Title: Solid oxide fuel cell of multiple tubular electrodes
Patent Number: 7,674,543

Inventors: Chida; Koji (Yokohama, JP), Kobayashi; Kunio (Yokohama, JP), Morita; Hikaru (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Method, apparatus and program for quantitative competition and recording medium having recorded thereon the program
Patent Number: 7,676,399

Inventors: Chien; Chen-Chun (Sansia Township, Taipei County 237, TW)
Title: LED projector light module
Patent Number: 7,674,015

Inventors: Chien; Cheng-Ching (Tu-Cheng, TW), Cheng; Chih-Pi (Tu-Cheng, TW), Lee; Liang-Kai (Tu-Cheng, TW), Lin; Nan-Hung (Tu-Cheng, TW)
Title: Socket connector having contact terminals with reliable and durable interconnection with pin legs of a CPU
Patent Number: 7,674,125

Inventors: Chien; Ho-Sung (Taoyuan County, TW)
Title: Method of SET-to-SET location service in a communication system
Patent Number: 8,670,766

Inventors: Chien; Potter (Hsinchu Hsien, TW)
Title: Stacked structure of integrated circuits
Patent Number: 7,015,586

Inventors: Chio; Chuy-Nan (Taipei, TW)
Title: Tower type vertical axle windmill
Patent Number: 8,672,608

Inventors: Chiu; Ho-Man Rodney (San Jose, CA), Clark; Daniel O. (Pleasanton, CA), Crawford; Shaun W. (San Ramon, CA), Jung; Jay J. (Sunnyvale, CA), Loldj; Youssef A. (Sunnyvale, CA), Vermeulen; Robbert M. (Pleasant Hill, CA)
Title: Methods and apparatus for smart abatement using an improved fuel circuit
Patent Number: 8,668,868

Inventors: Chiu; Wen-Ssu (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Molding apparatus
Patent Number: 7,674,106

Inventors: Cho; Hyun Duk (Kyonggi-do, KR), Redkov; Victor V. (St. Petersburg, RU), Tikhotski; Anatoli I. (St. Petersburg, RU), Maiboroda; Alexandr L. (St. Petersburg, RU), Djourinski; Eugene V. (St. Petersburg, RU), Smolentsev; Sergei V. (St. Petersburg, RU)
Title: System and method for coding and decoding picture signals based on a partition table including length information
Patent Number: 7,012,962

Inventors: Cho; Il Je (Daejeon, KR), Lee; Eun Pyo (Daejeon, KR), Kook; Dong Hak (Daejeon, KR), Kwon; Kie Chan (Daejeon, KR), Lee; Won Kyung (Daejeon, KR), Ku; Jeong Hoe (Daejeon, KR), Choung; Won Myung (Daejeon, KR), You; Gil Sung (Daejeon, KR), Yoon; Ji Sup (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Irradiation device for material test using gamma ray from spent nuclear fuel assembly
Patent Number: 8,670,516

Inventors: Cho; Jung Hyun (Daejeon, KR), Kim; Hag Young (Daejeon, KR), Min; Ok Gee (Daejeon, KR), Kim; Chang Soo (Daejeon, KR), Park; Choon Seo (Daejeon, KR), Sok; Song Woo (Daejeon, KR), Lee; Yong Ju (Daejeon, KR), Jeong; Jin Hwan (Seoul, KR), Lee; Joong Soo (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Dynamic load balancing system and method thereof
Patent Number: 8,671,189

Inventors: Cho; Myung-Lae (Daejeon, KR), Han; Michael (Seoul, KR), Kim; Han-Shik (Daejeon, KR), Cho; Seong-Jin (Cheongju-si, KR), Jeon; Jun-Ho (Chungcheongbuk-Do, KR)
Title: Photosensitive drum for printer cartridge and method for mounting the same
Patent Number: 7,676,175

Inventors: Cho; Yong Deok (Icheon-Shi, KR)
Title: Delay locked loop circuit capable of operating in a low frequency
Patent Number: 7,015,737

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: 7,675,105

Inventors: Choi; Jeong Pil (Seoul, KR)
Title: Method of driving plasma display panel
Patent Number: 7,012,579

Inventors: Choi; Kwang Seong (Seoul, KR), Park; Heung Woo (Seoul, KR), Yun; Ho Gyeong (Jeollabuk-Do, KR), Choi; Byung Seok (Daejon-Shi, KR), Eom; Yong Sung (Daejon-Shi, KR), Lee; Jong Hyun (Daejon-Shi, KR), Moon; Jong Tae (Jeollabuk-Do, KR)
Title: Wavelength stabilization module having light-receiving element array and method of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 7,012,939

Inventors: Choi; Wing Kit (Orlando, FL), Wu; Shin-Tson (Oviedo, FL)
Title: Transflective liquid crystal display with partial switching
Patent Number: 7,015,997

Inventors: Choi; Won Kyu (Daejeon-si, KR), Jung; Jae Young (Daejeon-si, KR), Chae; Jong Suk (Daejeon-si, KR)
Title: Near-field antenna
Patent Number: 8,669,904

Inventors: Choi; Won-bong (Yongin, KR), Yoo; In-kyeong (Suwon, KR), Chu; Jae-uk (Gwangmyeong, KR)
Title: Memory device utilizing carbon nanotubes
Patent Number: 7,015,500

Inventors: Choo; Victor Chi Siang (Singapore, SG), Lim; PohLye (Singapore, SG), Ong; Boon Seng (Singapore, SG)
Title: Disk clamp balancing in a disc stack assembly
Patent Number: 7,016,147

Inventors: Chou; Ching-Tsun (Palo Alto, CA), Chittor; Suresh (Beaverton, OR), Khan; Andalib (Hillsboro, OR), Kumar; Akhilesh (Sunnyvale, CA), Mannava; Phanindra K. (Folsom, CA), Ram; Rajee S. (Beaverton, OR), Sen; Sujoy (Portland, OR), Venkatesan; Srinand (Beaverton, OR), Padwekar; Kiran (San Jose, CA)
Title: Link level retry scheme
Patent Number: 7,016,304

Inventors: Chou; Su-Hong (Taipei Hsien, TW), Liaw; Chih-Yang (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Method and device for generating a write clock of a constant angular velocity optical disk device
Patent Number: 7,016,277

Inventors: Chow; David Q. (San Jose, CA), Lee; Charles C. (Cupertino, CA), Yu; Frank I-Kang (Palo Alto, CA), Lee; Edward W. (Mountain View, CA), Shen; Ming-Shiang (Taipei, TW)
Title: Flash memory controller controlling various flash memory cells
Patent Number: 7,676,640

Inventors: Chowdhary; Pawan R. (Montrose, NY), Lei; Hui (Scarsdale, NY), Mihaila; George Andrei (Yorktown Heights, NY), Palpanas; Themis (Dobbs Ferry, NY)
Title: Updating a data warehouse schema based on changes in an observation model
Patent Number: 8,671,084

Inventors: Christensen; Barbara A. (Lino Lakes, MN), Horton; John C. (St. Paul, MN), Reichow; William J. (White Bear Lake, MN), Gretter; Eugene J. (Lino Lakes, MN), Reising; Kenneth L. (West St. Paul, MN)
Title: Output area interpretation control
Patent Number: 7,013,341

Inventors: Christenson; David A. (Fergus Falls, MN), Gloe; Christopher T. (Rochester, MN), Jongekryg; Brian E. (Rochester, MN), Kasperski; John C. (Rochester, MN)
Title: Network device configuration
Patent Number: 8,671,172

Inventors: Christian; Christopher L. (Chicago, IL)
Title: Exercising assist method and apparatus
Patent Number: 7,674,213

Inventors: Chrysler; Gregory M. (Chandler, AZ), Hu; Chuan (Chandler, AZ)
Title: Wafer-level diamond spreader
Patent Number: 7,012,011

Inventors: Chu; Daping (Cambridge, GB)
Title: Piezoelectric devices
Patent Number: 7,015,625

Inventors: Chu; Hanyou (Palo Alto, CA), Jiang; Peilin (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Numerical aperture integration for optical critical dimension (OCD) metrology
Patent Number: 8,670,948

Inventors: Chun; Kyung-Joon (Seoul, KR), Kim; Nak-Koo (Songnam-shi, KR)
Title: Home network system in asymmetric digital subscriber line system
Patent Number: 7,016,377

Inventors: Chun; Myung-Suk (Seoul, KR), Choi; Nak Won (Seoul, KR)
Title: Electrokinetic micro power cell using microfluidic-chip with multi-channel type
Patent Number: 7,674,545

Inventors: Chung; Casey (Bloomingdale, IL), Cody; Jill (Milwauke, WI), Stolte; Brandon (Lindenhurst, IL), Pena; Marcelino (Chicago, IL), Thornton; Michael (Chicago, IL)
Title: Recessed sealed lighting fixture
Patent Number: 7,674,005

Inventors: Chung; Shine Chien (Sanchung, TW)
Title: Multiple electrical fuses shared with one program device
Patent Number: 7,012,827

Inventors: Cihula; Joseph F (Hillsboro, OR)
Title: System for increasing realized secure sockets layer encryption and decryption connections
Patent Number: 7,013,387

Inventors: Cimini, Jr.; Leonard Joseph (Howell, NJ), Sollenberger; Nelson Ray (Saint Thomas, PA)
Title: Method and system for reduction of peak-to-average power ratio of transmission signals comprising overlapping waveforms
Patent Number: 8,670,796

Inventors: Clarke; Darcy O. (Kent, WA), Torina; James E. (Issaquah, WA)
Title: Apparatus for tracking and dispensing refrigerated medications
Patent Number: 7,676,299

Inventors: Clover; Robert (Phoenix, AZ), Clover; Deborah (Phoenix, AZ)
Title: Remote control cover
Patent Number: 8,672,127

Inventors: Cobb; Nathan Ian (Guthrie, OK)
Title: Unobstructive aerodynamic structure for the aft end of cargo trailers
Patent Number: 8,672,391

Inventors: Coden; Anna Rosa (Riverdale, NY), Cooper; James William (Wilton, CT)
Title: System and method for the recognition of organic chemical names in text documents
Patent Number: 7,676,358

Inventors: Coffey; Matthew C. (Calgary, CA), Thompson; Bradley G. (Calgary, CA)
Title: Methods for preventing reovirus recognition for the treatment of cellular proliferative disorders
Patent Number: 7,014,847

Inventors: Coffield; Tim (Grand Rapids, MI), Koepke; Marcus C. (Indianapolis, IN), Machael; Jay R. (Muscatine, IA), Schultz; Craig H. (Muscatine, IA), Steffensen; Erik A. (Iowa City, IA)
Title: Chair back construction
Patent Number: 7,014,269

Inventors: Cohen; Adam L. (Van Nuys, CA)
Title: Micro-turbines, roller bearings, bushings, and design of hollow closed structures and fabrication methods for creating such structures
Patent Number: 7,674,361

Inventors: Cohen; Jeffrey M. (Hebron, CT), Colket, III; Meredith Bright (Simsbury, CT), Liljenberg; Scott A. (Wethersfield, CT), Banaszuk; Andrzej (Simsbury, CT), Philippona; Derk S. (Tolland, CT), Lovett; Jeffery A. (Tolland, CT)
Title: Augmentor with axially displaced vane system
Patent Number: 7,013,635

Inventors: Cohen; Oded (Tivon, IL), Meir; Inbal (Haifa, IL), Margalit; Yanki (Ramat-Gan, IL), Margalit; Dany (Ramat-Gan, IL)
Title: Method for emulating an executable code in order to detect maliciousness
Patent Number: 7,013,483

Inventors: Cole; Cameron (Rainbow, CA), Torres; Raul de la (Bell Gardens, CA), Cole; Toby L. (Temecula, CA), Watts; Dan (Surfside, CA)
Title: Shaft seal for pyrolytic waste treatment system
Patent Number: 8,671,854

Inventors: Cole; Douglas L. (Sacramento, CA)
Title: Neckwear and jewelry storage device
Patent Number: 8,672,146

Inventors: Coleman; John Roger (Palm Bay, FL), Mashburn; Travis Sean (Melbourne, FL)
Title: Phase continuous synthesizer with phase coasting and associated methods
Patent Number: 7,012,453

Inventors: Coley; Chad T. (Bozeman, MT), Nessland; Kevin S. (Bozeman, MT), Leonhardt; Tim F. (Bozeman, MT), Barry; Colin J. (Boulder, CO), Wilson; Michael F. (Bozeman, MT), Nettuno; Anthony N. (Bozeman, MT)
Title: Systems and methods for on-line scheduling of appointments and other resources
Patent Number: 8,671,009

Inventors: Colin; Sylvie (Paris, FR), Al-Mahmood; Salman (Paris, FR)
Title: Anti-tumor drug, medicament, composition, and use thereof
Patent Number: 7,674,770

Inventors: Collet; Jean-Luc (St. Laurent du Var, FR), Drouet; Francois-Xavier (Nice, FR), Marmigere; Gerard (Drap, FR), Picon; Joaquin (Paul Cezanne, FR)
Title: Method and system enabling the cancellation of a previously-sent E-mail message
Patent Number: 8,671,131

Inventors: Collie; Graeme John (Dunfermline, GB), Hutchison; David Ramsay (Dunfermline, GB), Kent; Richard (Newburgh, GB)
Title: Central circulation completion system
Patent Number: 7,013,970

Inventors: Collin; Laurent (Paris, FR), Boutigny; Pierre-Henri (Melun, FR), Triquenaux; Denis (Versailles, FR)
Title: Method for the generation of modulation by frequency division followed by frequency multiplication, and radiofrequency apparatus
Patent Number: 7,013,115

Inventors: Collins; Mary (Natick, MA), Donaldson; Debra (Medford, MA), Fitz; Lori (Arlington, MA), Neben; Tamlyn (Acton, MA), Whitters; Matthew (Hudson, MA), Wood; Clive (Boston, MA)
Title: Methods of using antibodies to human IL-13bc for inhibiting IL-13 binding
Patent Number: 7,674,591

Inventors: Combs; Edward G. (Foster, CA), Sheppard; Robert P. (Red Bluff, CA), Pun; Tai Wai (Tin Shui Wai, HK), Ng; Hau Wang (Tuen Mun, HK), Fan; Chun Ho (Sham Tseng, HK), McLellen; Neil Robert (Mid Levels, HK)
Title: Method of manufacturing an enhanced thermal dissipation integrated circuit package
Patent Number: 7,015,072

Inventors: Comer; Robert P. (Concord, MA), Sharma; Anurag (South Grafton, MA)
Title: System and method for converting a fish-eye image into a rectilinear image
Patent Number: 8,670,001

Inventors: Conn; Robert O. (Hakalau, HI), Stevenson; Daniel S. (Chapel Hill, NC)
Title: In system reflow of low temperature eutectic bond balls
Patent Number: 8,671,560

Inventors: Connelly; Mark Carle (Doylestown, PA), Kopnitsky; Mark (Easton, PA)
Title: Method and composition for homogeneous multiplexed microparticle-based assay
Patent Number: 7,674,632

Inventors: Corbeil; Sacha (Kanata, CA), Atkinson; David (Ottawa, CA), Fecteau; Paul (Ottawa, CA), Nagarajan; Rajkumar (Ottawa, CA)
Title: Synchronization of pulse and data sources
Patent Number: 7,013,091

Inventors: Corbin; Thomas C. (Monticello, IL), Neus; Jason David (Huxley, IA)
Title: Soybean variety XB37U12
Patent Number: 8,669,426

Inventors: Coster; Dominique (Templous, BE), Delmotte; Laurent (Meeffe, BE), Foguenne; Marc (Saint-Denis, BE)
Title: Blue sodiocalcic glass
Patent Number: 7,015,162

Inventors: Cotter; Robert J (Baltimore, MD), English; Robert D. (Galveston, TX), Gardner; Benjamin D. (Kalamazoo, MI)
Title: Miniaturized sample scanning mass analyzer
Patent Number: 7,015,463

Inventors: Cox; Jason A. (Raleigh, NC), Lin; Kevin C K (Raleigh, NC), Robinson; Eric F. (Raleigh, NC), Wolski; Mark J. (Apex, NC)
Title: Transfer of bus-based operations to demand-side machines
Patent Number: 8,671,247

Inventors: Creta; Kenneth C. (Gig Harbor, WA), Spink; Aaron T. (San Francisco, CA), Hacking; Lance E. (Austin, TX), Muthrasanallur; Sridhar (Tumwater, WA), Ajanovic; Jasmin (Portland, OR)
Title: Write combining protocol between processors and chipsets
Patent Number: 7,676,603

Inventors: Crisp; Richard Dewitt (Hornitos, CA), Zohni; Wael (San Jose, CA), Haba; Belgacem (Saratoga, CA), Lambrecht; Frank (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Stub minimization using duplicate sets of signal terminals
Patent Number: 8,670,261

Inventors: Croix; John F. (Austin, TX)
Title: Apparatus and methods for interconnect characterization in electronic circuitry
Patent Number: 7,013,440

Inventors: Crompton; John R. (South Meriden, CT), Greene; Wayne (West Warwick, RI), Smith; George P. (East Greenwich, RI)
Title: Full-round, offset-head nail
Patent Number: 7,014,407

Inventors: Cronk; Peter J. (Moorestown, NJ), Cronk; Kristen (Moorestown, NJ)
Title: Adhesively applied external nasal strips and dilators containing medications and fragrances
Patent Number: 7,013,889

Inventors: Crosby; Matt (Vashon, WA), Wilkins; David C. (Providence, RI)
Title: Method and apparatus for rendering a low-resolution thumbnail image suitable for a low resolution display having a reference back to an original digital negative and an edit list of operations
Patent Number: 7,012,621

Inventors: Cunningham; J. Vernon (Aurora, CA), Gomes; Michael (Cambridge, CA)
Title: Address and/or alarm indicator sign
Patent Number: 7,012,544

Inventors: Curles; Curtis Thomas (Cordele, GA)
Title: Bale bagging apparatus
Patent Number: 7,013,625

Inventors: Curry; James E. (Herndon, VA), McAllister; Alexander I. (Wheaton, MD), Hatton; Patricia V. (Laurel, MD)
Title: Spatial sound conference system and apparatus
Patent Number: 7,012,630

Inventors: Curtis; Gary Noble (Anacortes, WA), Hackbarth; Dean Robert (Las Vegas, NV), Reynolds; Glenn Alan (Long Beach, CA)
Title: Multiplexed torque brake system for a solar concentrator assembly
Patent Number: 8,671,931

Inventors: Czajkoski; William A. (Custer Park, IL)
Title: Collapsible grill and stand
Patent Number: 7,013,885

Inventors: D'Amico; Roberto (Bree, BE)
Title: Tray system
Patent Number: 8,672,136

Inventors: Dahlhaus-Preussler; Ulrich (Edingen-Neckarhausen, DE), Barban; Massimo (Campiglione Fenile, IT)
Title: Sealing arrangement between a stationary first machine part and a second machine part that rotates around the first machine part
Patent Number: 8,672,007

Inventors: Dai; Chang-Ming (Hsinchu, TW), Chang; Chung-Hsing (Hsin-Chu, TW), You; Jan-Wen (Jungli, TW), Lin; Burn J. (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Full sized scattering bar alt-PSM technique for IC manufacturing in sub-resolution ERA
Patent Number: 7,013,453

Inventors: Daily; William D. (Livermore, CA)
Title: Well casing-based geophysical sensor apparatus, system and method
Patent Number: 7,673,682

Inventors: Dalal; Edul N. (Webster, NY), Rasmussen; D. Rene (Pittsford, NY), Crean; Peter A. (Penfield, NY)
Title: Reload error compensation method
Patent Number: 7,013,094

Inventors: Dan; Gabriel (Mill Valley, CA)
Title: Reinforced blown film bag
Patent Number: 8,672,372

Inventors: Danehy; Paul M. (Newport News, VA), Dorrington; Adrian A. (Hamilton, NZ)
Title: Micro-LiDAR velocity, temperature, density, concentration sensor
Patent Number: 7,675,619

Inventors: Daniel; Dianne C. (Dublin, OH)
Title: Wrap for bundling objects
Patent Number: 7,673,919

Inventors: Danielson; Lee M. (Cosmos, MN)
Title: Painting device to produce decorative appearance
Patent Number: 8,671,873

Inventors: Dantressangle; Patrick (Hampshire, GB), Hechler; Eberhard (Sindelfingen, DE), Oberhofer; Martin (Bondorf, DE), Wurst; Michael (Stuttgart, DE)
Title: Determination of rules by providing data records in columnar data structures
Patent Number: 8,671,111

Inventors: Darabi; Hooman (Long Beach, CA)
Title: Analog power detection for gain control operations
Patent Number: 7,013,117

Inventors: Darabi; Hooman (Long Beach, CA), Evans; Ken (Pacific Palisades, CA)
Title: High speed operational amplifier design
Patent Number: 7,013,118

Inventors: Dardik; Irving I. (Califon, NJ), Kapusta; Arkady K. (Beer Sheva, IL), Mikhailovich; Boris M. (Beer Sheva, IL), Golbraikh; Ephim G. (Beer Sheva, IL), Lesin; Shaul L. (Meitar, IL), Branover; Herman D. (Omer, IL)
Title: Systems and methods of electromagnetic influence on electroconducting continuum
Patent Number: 7,675,959

Inventors: Daubenspeck; Timothy H. (Colchester, VT), Sullivan; Timothy D. (Underhill, VT)
Title: Solder interconnect pads with current spreading layers
Patent Number: 8,669,660

Inventors: Davenport; Andrew J. (Seattle, WA), Hama; Toshiyuki (Tokyo, JP), Kalagnanam; Jayant R. (Tarrytown, NY), Reddy; Chandrasekhara K. (Kinnelon, NJ), Siegel; Stuart A. (Millburn, NJ)
Title: Algorithmic framework for the integrated optimization of hot strip mill and upstream molten metal operations for a large-scale steel manufacturing plant
Patent Number: 8,670,856

Inventors: Davey; William (Frankfurt am Main, DE), Wurzei; Thomas (Oberursel/Ts, DE)
Title: Method for the production of urea from natural gas
Patent Number: 7,674,932

Inventors: Davidson; John Kenneth (Newstead, AU)
Title: Prospect stress prediction
Patent Number: 8,670,944

Inventors: Davidson; Lindsay A. (Millbrae, CA), Davidson; James P. (Aptos, CA)
Title: Dual key pod data entry device
Patent Number: 7,674,053

Inventors: Davison; Peter A. (Puyallup, WA)
Title: Method and apparatus for imprinting a circuit pattern using ultrasonic vibrations
Patent Number: 7,674,729

Inventors: Dawson; Jeffrey C. (Spring, TX), Le; Hoang Van (Houston, TX), Kesavan; Subramanian (The Woodlands, TX)
Title: Oil and gas recovery from subterranean formations
Patent Number: 7,012,044

Inventors: De Cnodder; Stefaan Jozef (Lille, BE), Pauwels; Ludwig Alice Julienne (Beveren, BE)
Title: Method for allocating a bandwidth between network terminals in a communication network and network including a medium access controller for performing such a method
Patent Number: 7,012,923

Inventors: De Groot; Peter J. (Middletown, CT), De Lega; Xavier Colonna (Middletown, CT), Balasubramaniam; Senthil (Rocky Hill, CT)
Title: Interferometric optical systems having simultaneously scanned optical path length and focus
Patent Number: 7,012,700

Inventors: De Jonghe; Lutgard (Lafayette, CA), Nimon; Yevgeniy S. (Danville, CA), Visco; Steven J. (Berkeley, CA)
Title: Alleviation of voltage delay in lithium-liquid depolarizer/electrolyte solvent battery cells
Patent Number: 7,674,558

Inventors: De La Marche; Peter William (Hopwood, Heywood, OL10 2AX, GB)
Title: Modular buildings
Patent Number: 7,673,422

Inventors: de Luca; Giampiero (Conches-Geneva, CH)
Title: Tumor necrosis factor combined with interferon in demyelinating diseases
Patent Number: 7,674,453

Inventors: Deaver, Sr.; Brian J. (Fallston, MD), Radtke; William O. (Ellicott City, MD)
Title: System and method for determining distribution transformer efficiency
Patent Number: 7,675,427

Inventors: DeBrabander; Gregory N. (San Jose, CA), Herrick; Robert W. (San Jose, CA), Xie; Suning (Santa Clara, CA), Slater; Matthew C. (Campbell, CA)
Title: Detecting pinholes in vertical cavity surface-emitting laser passivation
Patent Number: 7,011,979

Inventors: DeCusatis; Casimer M. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Krishnamurthy; Rajaram B. (Wappingers Falls, NY), Onghena; Michael (Poughquag, NY), Rao; Anuradha (Hopewell Junction, NY)
Title: Redundant power supply configuration for a data center
Patent Number: 8,671,287

Inventors: Defosse; Erin M. (Austin, TX), Pathan; Arif (Austin, TX), Chaput; James L. (Austin, TX)
Title: Method and system for the optimal formatting, reduction and compression of DEX/UCS data
Patent Number: 7,013,337

Inventors: DeGruchy; Paul (Hilton, NY)
Title: Velocity matching calibration method for multiple independently driven sheet transport devices
Patent Number: 7,673,876

Inventors: Dehal; Prabhjyot (Dundee, GB), Pritchard; David (Dundee, GB), Geekie; Claire (Dundee, GB)
Title: Uses of reagents in sample collection and cartridge systems
Patent Number: 8,669,110

Inventors: Dehghan; Hossein (Danville, CA), Yick; Karl Kowk Ho (Alameda, CA), Heidari; Sam (Menlo Park, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for a finite impulse response filter
Patent Number: 8,671,128

Inventors: Deibele; Craig E. (Knoxville, TN)
Title: Fast Faraday cup with high bandwidth
Patent Number: 7,012,419

Inventors: Del Riccio, Jr.; John Emedio (Union, NJ), Wougk; Harald Alexander (Whitehouse Station, NJ), Migliaccio; Anthony Frank (Toms River, NJ)
Title: System and method for efficient rectangular to polar signal conversion using cordic algorithm
Patent Number: 7,676,529

Inventors: Delevoye; Elisabeth (Grenoble, FR), Barbe; Jean-Charles (Grenoble, FR)
Title: Mechanical oscillator formed by a network of basic oscillators
Patent Number: 7,675,217

Inventors: DeLine; Jonathan E. (Holland, MI), Lynam; Niall R. (Holland, MI)
Title: Rearview mirror assembly incorporating accessories
Patent Number: 7,012,543

Inventors: DeLine; Jonathan E. (Holland, MI), Lynam; Niall R. (Holland, MI), Spooner; Ralph A. (Holland, MI), March; Phillip A. (Holland, MI)
Title: Voice acquisition system for a vehicle
Patent Number: 7,012,507

Inventors: DeLuca; Lisa Seacat (San Francisco, CA), Goodman; Brian Daniel (Brooklyn, NY), Tomala-Reyes; Angel E. (Flushing, NY)
Title: Desired font rendering
Patent Number: 8,671,342

Inventors: Demeyere; Hugo Jean-Marie (Merchtem, BE), Keys; Robert Otis (Colombus, OH), Kohle; Jans-Jurgen (Schluchtern, DE), De Poortere; Johan (Merelbeke, BE), Wahl; Errol Hoffman (Cincinnati, OH)
Title: Fabric softening compound
Patent Number: 7,015,187

Inventors: Demir; Alpaslan (Commack, NY), Kazakevich; Leonid (Plainview, NY), Haque; Tanbir (Long Island City, NY)
Title: Method and system for compensating for phase variations intermittently introduced into communication signals by enabling or disabling an amplifier
Patent Number: 7,016,433

Inventors: Demirhan; Mustafa (Hillsboro, OR), Hazra; Mousumi (Beaverton, OR), Liu; Hsin-Yuo (York) (Beaverton, OR), Kushalnagar; Nandakishore (Portland, OR)
Title: Methods and apparatus for selecting communication channels based on channel load information
Patent Number: 7,676,231

Inventors: Deng; Hai (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Zeolite--sol gel nano-composite low k dielectric
Patent Number: 7,674,390

Inventors: Denmeade; Samuel R. (Ellicot City, MD), Isaacs; John Tod (Pheonix, MD), Lilja; Hans (Skanor, SE)
Title: Activation of peptide prodrugs by hK2
Patent Number: 8,669,231

Inventors: Denning; C. Garyen (Lexington, KY), Mosler; Theodore J. (Raleigh, NC), Foshee; David L. (Apex, NC), Hall; Robert C. (Apex, NC), Corson; Andrew J. (Apex, NC)
Title: Fluid delivery device and methods
Patent Number: 8,672,883

Inventors: Des Champs; Nicholas H. (Las Vegas, NV)
Title: Method and systems to provide pre-engineered components and custom designed components to satisfy the requirements of an engineered air conditioning system
Patent Number: 7,013,655

Inventors: Desprez; Olivier (Versailles, FR), Caillon; Christophe (Bretigny sur Orge, FR), Miette; Emmanuel (Saint-Gratien, FR)
Title: Method of processing postal items including management of digital fingerprints of the postal items
Patent Number: 7,674,995

Inventors: DeVoe; Robert J. (Oakdale, MN), Leatherdale; Catherine A. (St. Paul, MN), Fleming; Patrick R. (Lake Elmo, MN), Potts; John E. (Woodbury, MN), Florczak; Jeffrey M. (Austin, TX)
Title: Multiphoton curing to provide encapsulated optical elements
Patent Number: 7,014,988

Inventors: DeVore; Dale Paul (Chelmsford, MA), DeVore; Braden Patrick (Las Vegas, NV)
Title: Method for localized staining of an intact corneal tissue surface
Patent Number: 7,015,013

Inventors: deVos; John A (Corvallis, OR), Betrabet; Chinmay (Corvallis, OR), Weng; Jian-gang (Corvallis, OR), Blakley; Daniel Robert (Philomath, OR), Way; Olan (Eugene, OR)
Title: Electronic identification label and interrogator for use therewith
Patent Number: 7,014,112

Inventors: Dewell; Douglas Allen (Mission Viejo, CA)
Title: Air mattress having only two inflate/deflate ports for inflating four or six separate bladders
Patent Number: 8,671,487

Inventors: Diab; Mohamed (Ladera Ranch, CA), Kiani-Azarbayjany; Esmaiel (Laguna Niguel, CA), Tobler; David R. (Westminster, CO), Gerhardt; Thomas J. (Littleton, CO), Mason; Eugene E. (Boulder, CO), Mills; Mike A. (Golden, CO)
Title: Low-noise optical probes for reducing ambient noise
Patent Number: 8,670,814

Inventors: Dicic; Zoran (Ardsley, NY)
Title: External combustion thermal engine
Patent Number: 7,013,633

Inventors: Diosi; Gabor (Friedrichshafen, DE), Kamm; Michael (Bodnegg, DE)
Title: Continuously variable transmission
Patent Number: 7,014,583

Inventors: Ditore; Brian (Jacksonville, FL), Connelly; Glen (Jacksonville, FL), Ditore; James (Jacksonville, FL)
Title: Adjustable electronic device holder mountable to a cart handle
Patent Number: 8,672,199

Inventors: Dittrich; Tilo (Feldkirch, AT), Ehmig; Gerhard (Rankweil, AT)
Title: Ignition device for igniting a foil cartridge in an explosion-operated power tool
Patent Number: 7,014,086

Inventors: Doan; Kenny Linh (San Jose, CA), Kim; Jong Mun (San Jose, CA)
Title: Method for etching substrate
Patent Number: 8,668,837

Inventors: Dobrescu; Alex (Hollywood, FL), Myers; Terrance L. (Carl Junction, MO)
Title: Soft goods slitter and feed system for quilting
Patent Number: 7,673,575

Inventors: Doelle; Klaus (Menasha, WI), Matz; Robert J. (Appleton, WI)
Title: Stock preparation monitoring system and method of same
Patent Number: 7,013,287

Inventors: Dogan; Mithat C. (Sunnyvale, CA), Trott; Mitchell D. (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Training sequences for peak to average power constrained modulation formats
Patent Number: 7,016,429

Inventors: Dolan; William B. (Redmond, WA), Barnett; Michael (Seattle, WA), Richardson; Stephen D. (Redmond, WA), Menezes; Arul A. (Bellevue, WA), Vanderwende; Lucretia H. (Bellevue, WA)
Title: System and method for matching a textual input to a lexical knowledge based and for utilizing results of that match
Patent Number: 7,013,264

Inventors: Dolgoff; Eugene (Westbury, NY)
Title: Three-dimensional display system
Patent Number: 7,016,116

Inventors: Domen; Kazunari (Sagamihara, JP), Hara; Michikazu (Yokohama, JP), Takata; Tsuyoshi (Sagamihara, JP), Nukimizu; Kota (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Photocatalyst comprising titanium fluoride nitride for water decomposition with visible light irradiation
Patent Number: 7,015,171

Inventors: Dorenkamp; Claudia (Muhlhausen, DE), Kunkel; Stefan (Karlsruhe, DE)
Title: Microtome having a cooling device
Patent Number: 7,673,546

Inventors: Dougherty; John J. (Collegeville, PA)
Title: Instantaneous fault detection circuit method and apparatus
Patent Number: 7,016,174

Inventors: Doyen; Didier (La Bouexiere, FR), Correa; Carlos (Schwenningen, DE)
Title: Method for addressing a plasma display panel
Patent Number: 7,015,878

Inventors: Drovetskaya; Tatiana V. (Basking Ridge, NJ), Gardner; Joseph B. (Somerset, NJ), Thomaides; John S. (Berkeley Heights, NJ), Dwyer; Lois (Bridgewater, NJ)
Title: Composition and method for treating hair containing a cationic ampholytic polymer and an anionic benefit agent
Patent Number: 7,012,048

Inventors: Drummond; Colin K. (Lakewood, OH), Richey, II; Joseph B. (Chagrin Falls, OH)
Title: Fluidic demand apparatus and MEMS flow sensor for use therein
Patent Number: 7,013,726

Inventors: Du; Hung T. (Reisterstown, MD)
Title: Method for forming an armature for an electric motor for a portable power tool
Patent Number: 7,013,552

Inventors: Duello; Leonard (Hewitt, TX), Hawkins; Thomas (Waco, TX), Peart; Christopher (Kingsport, TN), Nance; Nathaniel (Mexia, TX)
Title: Trackified air filtration media and a self-supporting filter having improved stiffness and foldability
Patent Number: 8,668,758

Inventors: Dueva-Koganov; Olga V. (White Plains, NY), SaNogueira; James P. (Suffern, NY)
Title: Sunscreen composition
Patent Number: 7,014,842

Inventors: Dyckerhoff; Stefan (Palo Alto, CA), Patel; Pankaj (Cupertino, CA), Sindhu; Pradeep (Los Altos Hills, CA), Krishnamurthi; Ashok (San Jose, CA), Ju; Hann-Hwan (San Jose, CA), Anand; Ramalingam K. (San Jose, CA), Ferguson; Dennis C. (Mountain View, CA), Wu; Chang-Hong (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Systems and methods for allocating bandwidth for processing of packets
Patent Number: 7,016,367

Inventors: Eastin; Susan (Desmet, SD)
Title: Paintable wall plate covering assembly and method
Patent Number: 7,674,976

Inventors: Ebihara; Akimitsu (Nishi kyo, JP), Novak; Thomas (Hillsborough, CA)
Title: Electromagnetic alignment and scanning apparatus
Patent Number: 7,012,398

Inventors: Ebrey; Simon Roger (Lawrenceville, GA)
Title: Remote controller device and method for hand operation of floor-mounted audio effects processors
Patent Number: 7,675,399

Inventors: Eck; Markus (Leonberg, DE), Hirsch; Tobias (Stuttgart, DE)
Title: Method of operating a solar thermal power plant and solar thermal power plant
Patent Number: 8,671,932

Inventors: Eckardt; Bernd (Bruchkobel, DE), Feuerbach; Robert (Kriftel, DE)
Title: Nuclear technology plant and method for the pressure relief of a nuclear technology plant
Patent Number: 8,670,517

Inventors: Edgar; Albert D. (Austin, TX)
Title: Method and system for improving scanned image detail
Patent Number: 7,016,080

Inventors: Edmonds; Raymond C. (Manitou Springs, CO)
Title: Intelligent display interface
Patent Number: 7,012,576

Inventors: Edwards; Jeffrey David (Claremont, AU), Goh; Chin Joo (Singapore, SG), Chan; Kay Fei (Singapore, SG)
Title: Vivo stimulation of cellular material
Patent Number: 8,672,826

Inventors: Efraty; Avi (Har Adar, IL)
Title: Hydraulic wind farms for grid electricity and desalination
Patent Number: 8,669,671

Inventors: Egan; Brian (Thornton, CO)
Title: Tension feedback system for a tape drive
Patent Number: 7,016,138

Inventors: Egan; Martin Shawn (Evansville, IN), Gilman; Bobbie J. (Evansville, IN)
Title: Refrigeration appliance with externally accessible dispenser
Patent Number: 7,673,471

Inventors: Eggert; Axel (Monheim, DE)
Title: Compacting facility for bulk goods
Patent Number: 7,014,448

Inventors: Eguchi; Masaru (Saitama, JP)
Title: Zoom lens system and electronic imaging apparatus provided with the same
Patent Number: 8,670,184

Inventors: Ehara; Yasuhisa (Kamakura, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus and method for preventing local damage of gears and controlling deviation of position of color images
Patent Number: 7,013,102

Inventors: Ehlers; Bernd (Hamburg, DE), Herzog; Mark (Barsbuettel, DE)
Title: Overhead bin for use on both sides in an aircraft
Patent Number: 8,672,266

Inventors: Ehrlich; Richard M. (Saratoga, CA)
Title: Systems for detecting multiple occurrences of a SAM pattern to thereby improve servo-demodulation robustness
Patent Number: 7,016,133

Inventors: Eigen; Manfred (Gottingen, DE), Schwienhorst; Andreas (Gottingen, DE), Biebricher; Christof (Adellebsen, DE), Lindemann; Bjorn (Hamburg, DE), Domingo; Esteban (Colmenar Viejo, ES), Holland; John (Solana Beach, CA), Henco; Karsten (Erkrath, DE)
Title: Process and agent for instabilizing viral quasi-species-distributions avoiding resistance phenomena
Patent Number: 7,015,017

Inventors: Eisele; Andreas (Saarbruecken, DE)
Title: Method and system for accelerated morphological analysis
Patent Number: 7,013,261

Inventors: Eisele; Gilles (Fillinges, FR), Marsille; Thierry (Saint Pierre en Faucigny, FR), Catherin; Gilles (Saint Genis Pouilly, FR)
Title: Modified polyurethane acrylate
Patent Number: 8,669,300

Inventors: Eisen; Moris S. (Kyrat, IL)
Title: Urea sorbent
Patent Number: 8,672,145

Inventors: Eke; Kenneth Ian (Franklin, TN), Eke; Graham Christopher (Franklin, TN)
Title: Microwave oven with phase modulator and fan on common driveshaft
Patent Number: 7,012,228

Inventors: Elder; David W. (Coral Springs, FL), Bruno; Frank (Lake Worth, FL)
Title: Auxiliary battery attachment apparatus for use in a multiple battery system that reliably supplies electrical energy to an electrical system
Patent Number: 7,675,261

Inventors: ELKady; Ahmed Mostafa (Guilderland, NY), Idahosa; Uyigue Omoma (Saratoga Springs, NY), Boespflug; Matthew Patrick (Clifton Park, NY), Bennett; Grover Andrew (Schenectady, NY), Herbon; John Thomas (Loveland, OH), Karim; Hasan (Simpsonville, SC), Myers; Geoffrey David (Simpsonville, SC), Saddoughi; Seyed Gholamali (Clifton Park, NY)
Title: Systems and methods for power generation using oxy-fuel combustion
Patent Number: 8,671,659

Inventors: Ellison; Carl M. (Portland, OR), Golliver; Roger A. (Beaverton, OR), Herbert; Howard C. (Phoenix, AZ), Lin; Derrick C. (San Mateo, CA), McKeen; Francis X. (Portland, OR), Neiger; Gilbert (Portland, OR), Reneris; Ken (Wilbraham, MA), Sutton; James A. (Portland, OR), Thakkar; Shreekant S. (Portland, OR), Mittal; Millind (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Attestation key memory device and bus
Patent Number: 7,013,481

Inventors: Emch; Jeffrey J. (Butler, IN)
Title: Construction barge
Patent Number: 8,671,867

Inventors: Emmertz; Bertil (Vasteras, SE), Alt; Jean-Christophe (Eaubonne, FR), Murphy; Steve (Hovas, SE)
Title: System and a method for providing safe remote access to a robot controller
Patent Number: 8,670,868

Inventors: Endo; Tadao (Honjo, JP)
Title: Radiation image pick-up device and radiation image pick-up method
Patent Number: 7,012,260

Inventors: Endres; Hanns-Erik (Munchen, DE)
Title: Apparatus and method for monitoring a running process
Patent Number: 7,013,237

Inventors: Escandon; M. Alejandro Sousa (Lugo, ES), Neisz; Johann J. (Minnetonka, MN)
Title: Regimen for treating prostate tissue and surgical kit for use in the regimen
Patent Number: 7,015,253

Inventors: Escobar; Miguel F. (Mexico City, MX), Escobar; Ricardo (Mexico City, MX)
Title: Composite interlocking stopper and method of manufacture
Patent Number: 8,672,160

Inventors: Everitt; John H. (Palmerton, PA), Happel; Michael L. (Easton, PA)
Title: Low profile cart and automatic unloading system
Patent Number: 7,014,198

Inventors: Ezaki; Joichiro (Tokyo, JP), Koga; Keiji (Tokyo, JP), Kakinuma; Yuji (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Magnetoresistive effect element, magnetic memory device and method of fabricating the same
Patent Number: 7,016,221

Inventors: Fabbri; Raffaella (Prato, IT)
Title: Method and solutions for cryopreserving oocytes, especially fresh human oocytes
Patent Number: 7,011,937

Inventors: Faeh; Christoph (Zurich, CH), Kuehne; Holger (Grenzach-Wyhlen, DE), Luebbers; Thomas (Loerrach, DE), Mattei; Patrizio (Riehen, CH), Maugeais; Cyrille (Mulhouse, FR), Pflieger; Philippe (Schwoben, FR)
Title: Heteroaryl and benzyl amide compounds
Patent Number: 7,674,815

Inventors: Fagin; Ronald (Los Gatos, CA)
Title: System and method of performing an inverse schema mapping
Patent Number: 7,676,484

Inventors: Fahrenbach; Peter (Braunfels, DE)
Title: Machine with a high-speed rotor
Patent Number: 7,015,609

Inventors: Falkenborg; William C. (Tujunga, CA)
Title: TPMS monitor mounting bracket
Patent Number: 8,671,747

Inventors: Falkenstein; Don I. (Lexington, MA), Lewis; Larry P. (Haverhill, MA), Trested, Jr.; Warren C. (East Hampstead, NH)
Title: Integrated network element
Patent Number: 7,016,379

Inventors: Fan; Chiu-Lan (Taichung, TW)
Title: Modular window blind assembly
Patent Number: 7,673,666

Inventors: Fan; Zhigang (Webster, NY)
Title: System and method for detection of miniature security marks
Patent Number: 7,676,058

Inventors: Fang; Yean Kuen (Tainan, TW), Chang; Wen Rong (Yongkang, TW), Ting; Shyh Fann (Gangshan, TW), Kuan; Hon (Tainan, TW), Chang; Cheng Nan (Sinshih, TW)
Title: Method of growing single crystal Gallium Nitride on silicon substrate
Patent Number: 7,014,710

Inventors: Fargo; Richard N. (Plainville, CT)
Title: Swirl chamber for a fuel cell cooling manifold
Patent Number: 8,669,016

Inventors: Farmer Brock; Mary E. (Rockwall, TX), McGeough; John J. (Carrollton, TX)
Title: Interchangeable panel, modular display system
Patent Number: 7,014,524

Inventors: Farnworth; Warren M. (Nampa, ID), Brooks; Jerry M. (Caldwell, ID)
Title: Methods of forming an integrated circuit package
Patent Number: 7,674,652

Inventors: Farrell; Colin T. (Green Valley, AZ), Wan; Der-Shen (Tucson, AZ)
Title: Microscope with fixed-element autocollimator for tilt adjustment
Patent Number: 7,016,050

Inventors: Farris; Robert D. (Sterling, VA), Bartholomew; Dale L. (Vienna, VA)
Title: Telephony communication via varied redundant networks
Patent Number: 7,012,898

Inventors: Fattorusso; Antonio (Leinfelden-Echterdingen, DE)
Title: Two-stroke engine
Patent Number: 7,013,850

Inventors: Fay; Owen R. (Gilbert, AZ), Amrine; Craig S. (Tempe, AZ), Lish; Kevin R. (Gilbert, AZ)
Title: Die encapsulation using a porous carrier
Patent Number: 7,015,075

Inventors: Feiler; Frederic C. (Colorado Springs, CO), Rotman; Mitchell B. (Clayton, MO)
Title: Percutaneous scaphoid fixation method and device
Patent Number: 7,674,264

Inventors: Feine; James (Bellaire, TX), Jamnia; Mohammad Ali (Chicago, IL), Bollig; William L. (Elk Grove Village, IL)
Title: Tip-based computer controlled system for a hand-held dental delivery device
Patent Number: 8,670,858

Inventors: Feitz; Andrew (Sydney, AU), Guan; Jing (Sydney, AU), Waite; David (Sydney, AU)
Title: Process for producing a nanoscale zero-valent metal
Patent Number: 7,674,526

Inventors: Felger; David, N/A (Boca Raton, FL)
Title: Method of billing a communication session conducted over a computer network
Patent Number: 7,013,001

Inventors: Fenelon; Paul J. (Nashville, TN), Morgan; Lawrence (Nashville, TN), Sohr; Michael P. (Nashville, TN)
Title: Balanced stackable dumbbell system
Patent Number: 7,014,598

Inventors: Feng; Weishi (San Jose, CA)
Title: Forward error correcting code decoder method and apparatus
Patent Number: 8,671,325

Inventors: Feris; Rogerio S. (White Plains, NY), Zhai; Yun (Bedford Hills, NY)
Title: Background understanding in video data
Patent Number: 8,670,611

Inventors: Ferlito; Frank J. (Fort Myers, FL), Ferlito, II; Frank (Saint Clair, MI)
Title: Cleaning device
Patent Number: 8,671,498

Inventors: Ferm; Paul M. (Morristown, NJ), Battell; Kevin (Emerson, NJ), Beeson; Karl W. (Princeton, NJ), Maxfield; Macrae (Teaneck, NJ), Pant; Deepti (Framingham, MA), Shacklette; Lawrence W. (Maplewood, NJ)
Title: Polymer waveguide fabrication process
Patent Number: 7,011,932

Inventors: Fernandez Gutierrez; lvaro (Barcelona, ES), Kitchen; Tim L. (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Methods, apparatus and systems for delivering and receiving data
Patent Number: 8,671,433

Inventors: Ferrara; Dean (Williston, VT)
Title: Sport cap
Patent Number: 7,013,491

Inventors: Ferreol; Anne (Colombes, FR), Brugier; Jeremy (Paris, FR), Morgand; Philippe (Athis-Mons, FR)
Title: Method for determining azimuth and elevation angles of arrival of coherent sources
Patent Number: 8,669,901

Inventors: Ferrin; Richard Gregory (Santa Ana, CA), Wawoe; Pascual Jose Lionel (Santa Ana, CA)
Title: Special effects drinking lid
Patent Number: 7,674,001

Inventors: Figgers; Herman (Mobile, AL)
Title: Golf club with replaceable heads
Patent Number: 7,014,569

Inventors: Filleboeck; Marion (Ulm-Soeflingen, DE), Schroth; Joerg (Ulm, DE)
Title: Method and device to control the power of millimeter waves for a V-band TR module
Patent Number: 7,012,478

Inventors: Fisher; Philip A. (Foster City, CA), Huang; Richard J. (Cupertino, CA), Tabery; Cyrus E. (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Use of amorphous carbon for gate patterning
Patent Number: 7,015,124

Inventors: Fisher; William T. (Schwenksville, PA), Yaeger; David E. (Ivyland, PA), Nash; John E. (Chester Springs, PA), Evans; Douglas G. (Downingtown, PA)
Title: Catheter for conducting a procedure within a lumen, duct or organ of a living being
Patent Number: 7,674,253

Inventors: Fjelstad; Joseph C. (Maple Valley, CA), Segaram; Para (Campbell, CA), Obenhuber; Thomas (San Francisco, CA), Yasumura; Gary (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: System for making high-speed connections to board-mounted modules
Patent Number: 7,014,472

Inventors: Flandrinck; Christian (St. Pierre le Moutier, FR)
Title: Anti-theft device for a motor vehicle, such as an electronic anti-theft device
Patent Number: 7,673,483

Inventors: Flanery; Thomas K. (Worthington, KY), Moot; Lorence M. (Cohutta, GA), Umstadter; Lawrence W. (Orlando, FL)
Title: Methods for binding particulate solids
Patent Number: 7,674,303

Inventors: Fletcher; Paul R. (Camberly, GB), Lewis; Craig A. (Berwln, PA), Billington; Gregory J. (Reading, GB)
Title: Adaptable coin mechanism
Patent Number: 7,014,554

Inventors: Flood; Mark Andrus (Round Rock, TX)
Title: Method and equipment adapted for verifying presence of a medical implant within a patient
Patent Number: 7,676,385

Inventors: Fojtik; Shawn P. (Park City, UT)
Title: Double barrel syringe and handles for use with double barrel syringes
Patent Number: 7,674,247

Inventors: Font Freide; Josephus Johannes Helena Maria (Guildford, GB), Leng; Stephen Anthony (Ashford, GB), Sharp; Christopher (Beverley, GB)
Title: Fischer-tropsch process
Patent Number: 7,012,102

Inventors: Fontana; Antonio (Modena, IT)
Title: Procedure for manufacturing bottles containing fluids, particularly cosmetic, medical, pharmaceutical products or the like, and relative system and bottles
Patent Number: 8,672,157

Inventors: Forbes; Leonard (Corvallis, OR), Farrar; Paul A. (Bluffton, SC), Ahn; Kie Y. (Chappaqua, NY)
Title: Metal-substituted transistor gates
Patent Number: 7,674,698

Inventors: Forcier; Robert (Mesa, AZ)
Title: Build-up structures with multi-angle vias for Chip to Chip interconnects and optical bussing
Patent Number: 7,011,988

Inventors: Ford; Jeff S. (Madison, AL), Denton; Claude (Beaverton, OR)
Title: System and method for producing a video signal
Patent Number: 7,015,925

Inventors: Forsythe; Paul D. (Phoenix, AZ), Hoon; Douglas M. (Guilford, CT)
Title: Reconfigurable ball bat and method
Patent Number: 7,014,580

Inventors: Fouillet; Yves (Voreppe, FR), Vauchier; Claude (Saint-Egreve, FR), Clerc; Jean-Frederic (Saint-Egreve, FR), Peponnet; Christine (Tigery, FR)
Title: Microfluidic devices and uses thereof in biochemical processes
Patent Number: 7,015,030

Inventors: Fowlkes; William Y. (Pittsford, NY)
Title: Printer with short print-to-print cycle times
Patent Number: 7,675,534

Inventors: Franke; Hans G. (Incline Village, NV), Salinger; David (Olympic Valley, CA), Dodd; Jeff (Truckee, CA)
Title: Weight-bearing lower extremity brace
Patent Number: 8,672,865

Inventors: Franzaroli; Massimo (Castel Maggiore, IT)
Title: Method and device for aligning articles and means for detecting the position of the articles
Patent Number: 7,014,032

Inventors: Frayne; Shawn (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Packaging device and method of using the same
Patent Number: 7,674,041

Inventors: French; Robert (Wellington, CO), Reeves; Robert A. (Arvada, CO)
Title: Method of manufacturing coke from low grade coal
Patent Number: 8,673,032

Inventors: Freudling; Ulrich (Ingolstadt, DE)
Title: Drive device for motor vehicles
Patent Number: 8,672,793

Inventors: Freyman; Toby (Watertown, MA), Palasis; Maria (Wellesley, MA), Naimark; Wendy (Cambridge, MA)
Title: Methods of delivering therapeutic agents
Patent Number: 7,674,250

Inventors: Fried; Eric P (Austin, TX), Jade; Priyanka (Bangalore, IN), Sabarathinam; Suresh (Bangalore, IN), Kosanam; Silpa (Bangalore, IN)
Title: Multi-participant communication system with audio manager responsive to mode change requests
Patent Number: 8,670,556

Inventors: Friedel; Guy (Bellevue, WA), Katz; Ariel (Redmond, WA), Shamir; Yaron (Zichron Yaacov, IL), Nathan; Abraham (Haifa, IL)
Title: Distributed policy model for access control
Patent Number: 7,013,332

Inventors: Fries; Manfred (Hunderdorf, DE), Houdeau; Detlef (Langquaid, DE)
Title: Product label, method of producing product labels and method for identifying products in a contactless and forgery-proof manner
Patent Number: 7,012,531

Inventors: Fry; Scott Milton (Oro Valley, AZ), Hill; Mark Edward (Tucson, AZ), Swanson; David Lee (Tucson, AZ)
Title: Apparatus, system and method for developing failure prediction software
Patent Number: 7,676,445

Inventors: Fuertes; Patrick (Lomme, FR)
Title: Method for preparing L-iditol
Patent Number: 7,674,381

Inventors: Fujii; Daisuke (Saitama, JP), Mori; Miki (Saitama, JP), Motozawa; Yasuki (Saitama, JP)
Title: Lock device of sliding mechanism
Patent Number: 7,673,905

Inventors: Fujiike; Hiroshi (Yokohama, JP), Sato; Hiroshi (Yokohama, JP), Kashiwazaki; Akio (Yokohama, JP), Iwata; Kenichi (Tokyo, JP), Nishi; Akio (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Display panel having a color filter and a protective layer of heat melted material and method of manufacturing the display panel
Patent Number: 7,014,521

Inventors: Fujikawa; Naoki (Hachioji, JP)
Title: Mirror angle adjustment mechanism
Patent Number: 7,674,051

Inventors: Fujimoto; Hiroyuki (Nara, JP), Sawai; Kazumi (Nara, JP)
Title: Electronic mail transmission/reception system and electronic mail transmission/reception program
Patent Number: 7,013,429

Inventors: Fujimoto; Tadayuki (Hachioji, JP), Sugawara; Kishio (Hamura, JP), Hirota; Shinichiro (Fuchu, JP), Sakai; Hiroyuki (Tokyo, JP), Tajima; Hidemi (Hamura, JP)
Title: Press molding apparatus
Patent Number: 7,013,676

Inventors: Fujisaki; Iwao (Tokyo 180-0001, JP)
Title: Simulation device
Patent Number: 7,012,608

Inventors: Fujita; Katsuyuki (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Semiconductor memory device and driving method for the device
Patent Number: 7,675,793

Inventors: Fujita; Yoshiaki (Fuchu, JP)
Title: Guiding devices of elevator
Patent Number: 7,014,013

Inventors: Fujiura; Kazuo (Atsugi, JP), Imai; Tadayuki (Atsugi, JP), Sasaura; Masahiro (Atsugi, JP), Nakamura; Kouichirou (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Optical medium, an optical lens and a prism
Patent Number: 7,674,737

Inventors: Fujiwara; Tsutomu (Naruto, JP), Watanabe; Takeshi (Itano-gun, JP), Horie; Masato (Tokushima, JP)
Title: Human skeletal muscle-specific ubiquitin-conjugating enzyme
Patent Number: 7,674,889

Inventors: Fukuda; Ryoji (Yokohama, JP)
Patent Number: 7,012,199

Inventors: Fukuhara; Takahiro (Kanagawa, JP), Ando; Katsutoshi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Information processing apparatus and method
Patent Number: 8,670,624

Inventors: Fukunaga; Masayuki (Kanagawa, JP), Kosakada; Masayuki (Tokyo, JP), Okanari; Nobuaki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Gas insulated switchgear
Patent Number: 7,675,738

Inventors: Fukuzawa; Hideaki (Kawasaki, JP), Yuasa; Hiromi (Kawasaki, JP), Fuji; Yoshihiko (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing a magneto-resistance effect element
Patent Number: 8,671,554

Inventors: Fulton; Kevin R. (Howell, MI), Hulme; Richard (Rochester Hills, MI), Thomsen; Scott V. (South Lyon, MI)
Title: Photovoltaic device having low iron high transmission glass with lithium oxide for reducing seed free time and corresponding method
Patent Number: 8,671,717

Inventors: Furst; Michael R. (Rochester, NY)
Title: Method of duplex printing on sheet media
Patent Number: 7,676,191

Inventors: Furugori; Manabu (Kanagawa, JP), Okada; Shinjiro (Kanagawa, JP), Tsuboyama; Akira (Kanagawa, JP), Takiguchi; Takao (Tokyo, JP), Miura; Seishi (Kanagawa, JP), Moriyama; Takashi (Kanagawa, JP), Kamatani; Jun (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Organic electroluminescent device and display apparatus
Patent Number: 7,015,638

Inventors: Fuwa; Toshio (Nagoya, JP)
Title: Control apparatus and method of electromagnetic valve
Patent Number: 7,014,167

Inventors: Gade; Prasad V. (Howell, MI), Tewani; Sanjiv G. (Lebanon, OH), Baudendistel; Thomas A. (Farmersville, OH)
Title: Control of magnetorheological mount
Patent Number: 8,672,104

Inventors: Gagner; Mark B. (West Chicago, IL), Grabiec; Jacek A. (Chicago, IL), Gura; Damon E. (Chicago, IL), Irby, II; Michael J. (Chicago, IL), Pacey; Larry J. (Northbrook, IL), Schulhof; Scott H. (Chicago, IL), Wright; Tracey L. (West Chicago, IL)
Title: Interface for wagering game environments
Patent Number: 8,672,752

Inventors: Gaiser; Gerd (Reutlingen, DE)
Title: Exhaust system for an internal combustion engine and a respective operating method
Patent Number: 7,673,447

Inventors: Galat; Michael Edward (Clinton Township, MI)
Title: Fastener installation tool with quick change key
Patent Number: 8,671,804

Inventors: Gallagher; Robert T. (Alpharetta, GA)
Title: Digital return path for hybrid fiber/coax network
Patent Number: 7,016,308

Inventors: Gally; Brian J. (Los Gatos, CA), Cummings; William J. (Millbrae, CA)
Title: Method and system for driving interferometric modulators
Patent Number: 7,675,669

Inventors: Gamliel; Doron (Kiriat-Ata, IL)
Title: Ultra high isolation mixer
Patent Number: 7,013,122

Inventors: Ganesh; Rajamani (Bedford, MA)
Title: Method for providing a current location of a wireless communication device
Patent Number: 7,013,148

Inventors: Ganz; Joachim (Kapfenhardt, DE), Kaspar; Franz (Niefern-Oschelbronn, DE), Buresch; Isabell (Illertissen, DE)
Title: Electric contact
Patent Number: 7,015,406

Inventors: Gao; Peiliang (Tianjin, CN)
Title: Tunable laser
Patent Number: 8,670,469

Inventors: Gara; Alan (Mount Kisco, NY), Gschwind; Michael K. (Chappaqua, NY), Salapura; Valentina (Mount Kisco, NY)
Title: Multiprocessor switch with selective pairing
Patent Number: 8,671,311

Inventors: Garcia; Gary (Geneva, NY), Gardner; Rob (Newark, NY), Crane; Bill (Palmyra, NY), Tyler; Jeff (Newark, NY)
Title: System for purging a device
Patent Number: 8,671,664

Inventors: Garczarek; Ursula (Benediktbeuern, DE), Kubalec; Pavel (Feldafing, DE), Hosel; Wolfgang (Tutzing, DE)
Title: Method and system for processing multi-dimensional measurement data
Patent Number: 7,676,329

Inventors: Gardelle; Jean-Luc (Luynes, FR), Manceau; Alexandre (Saint Cyr sur Loire, FR), Liverato; Yves-Andre (St. Paterne Racan, FR)
Title: Rolling bearing having internal lubrication
Patent Number: 8,672,555

Inventors: Garg; Rahul (Faridabad, IN), Ramaswamy; Shobha (Bangalore, IN), Devanahalli; Kiran (Bangalore, IN), Sanpini; Satyanarayana (Dowlaiswaram, IN)
Title: Systems and methods for an adaptive rake receiver
Patent Number: 7,676,000

Inventors: Gasparrini; C. Robert (Port Chester, NY), Anselmo; Peter E. (Ridgefield, CT), Cano; Walter H. (Bridgeport, CT)
Title: Method of cleaning a cylinder of a printing press
Patent Number: 7,014,716

Inventors: Gauselmann; Michael (Espelkamp, DE)
Title: Progressive jackpot gaming system
Patent Number: 7,674,182

Inventors: Geiberger; Christoph (Konigswinter, DE)
Title: Multi-chamber container
Patent Number: 8,672,186

Inventors: Geile; Michael J. (Loveland, OH)
Title: Multipoint-to-point communication using orthogonal frequency division multiplexing
Patent Number: 7,675,843

Inventors: Geisberger; Aaron (Plano, TX), Ellis; Matthew D. (Allen, TX)
Title: Storing mechanical potential in a MEMS device using a mechanically multi-stable mechanism
Patent Number: 7,012,491

Inventors: Gelin; Jimmy (Willingboro, NJ)
Title: Click-to-call web advertising
Patent Number: 8,671,023

Inventors: Gentil-Kreienkamp; Isabelle (Bietigheim-Bissingen, DE), Huelser; Holger (Graz, AT), Odeskog; Jim (Stuttgart, DE)
Title: Method and device for regulating the temperature of a coolant of an internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 7,013,848

Inventors: Gerber; Alexandre (Madison, NJ), Spatscheck; Oliver (Randolph, NJ), Pei; Dan (Sterling, VA), Hajiaghayi; Mohammad Taghi (Florham Park, NJ), Erman; Jeffrey (Morristown, NJ)
Title: Network aware forward caching
Patent Number: 8,671,197

Inventors: Gerber; Maximilian (Munich, DE), Lecheler; Reinhard (Neuburg/Donau, DE), Mayer; Siegfried (Moosinning, DE), Storm; Arwed (Dachau, DE)
Title: Electronic control gear for operating at least one LED and/or at least one discharge lamp
Patent Number: 8,669,707

Inventors: Gergen; Joseph P. (Manchaca, TX), Dao; Tan Nhat (Austin, TX), Hannah; Jerome (Austin, TX)
Title: Method and apparatus for debugging a data processing system
Patent Number: 7,013,409

Inventors: Gerhardt; Juergen (Oberriexingen, DE)
Title: Method for operating an internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 7,013,862

Inventors: Gerlovin; Emmanuel (Wayland, MA), Shkolnik; Dmitriy (Andover, MA), Cro Granito; Jose A. (Stoneham, MA)
Title: Parametric exchange of data between a modeling system and an external application program
Patent Number: 7,013,246

Inventors: Gerster; Joachim (Alzenau, DE), Hoehn; Herbert (Hanau, DE)
Title: Laminate stack comprising individual soft magnetic sheets, electromagnetic actuator, process for their manufacture and use of a soft magnetic laminate stack
Patent Number: 8,669,837

Inventors: Ghenania; Mohamed (Le Mans, FR), Lamblin; Claude (Perros Guirrec, FR)
Title: Method and device for carrying out optimal coding between two long-term prediction models
Patent Number: 8,670,982

Inventors: Giffen; Craig E. (Hilliard, OH), Rice; Lawrence M. (Urbana, OH), Singer; Jeffrey M. (Springfield, OH)
Title: Apparatus for reducing flashback produced by an anti-collision light
Patent Number: 7,674,021

Inventors: Gilfix; Michael A. (Austin, TX), Ulerich; Rhys D. (Austin, TX)
Title: Converged call flow modeling and converged web service interface design
Patent Number: 8,671,199

Inventors: Gillen; Robert Joseph (Miamisburg, OH), Grimes; Todd Scott (Lebanon, OH)
Title: Tamper resistant circuit boards
Patent Number: 7,015,823

Inventors: Girardin; Gaston (Windsor Locks, CT)
Title: Exercise device
Patent Number: 7,674,210

Inventors: Giro Amigo; Ezequiel (Badalona, ES)
Title: Hanging laminar label and roll of labels
Patent Number: 7,673,406

Inventors: Gisler; Markus (Rheinfelden, CH)
Title: Formazan reactive dyes
Patent Number: 7,015,314

Inventors: Gjertsen; Robert K. (Austin, TX), Kumar; Manoj N. (Austin, TX), Craft; David J. (Austin, TX), Kandiraju; Gokul B. (Tarrytown, NY)
Title: System and method for hierarchical recovery of a cluster file system
Patent Number: 8,671,079

Inventors: Glavich; Paulina (Reno, NV), Kaminkow; Joseph E. (Reno, NV), Baerlocher; Anthony J. (Reno, NV)
Title: Gaming device having independent bonus reels
Patent Number: 7,014,560

Inventors: Glezer; Ari (Atlanta, GA), Diamond; Robert G. (Austin, TX), Mahalingam; Raghavendran (Austin, TX), Heffington; Samuel Neil (Austin, TX), Grimm; Daniel N. (Round Rock, TX), Schwickert; Markus (Austin, TX)
Title: Methods for reducing the non-linear behavior of actuators used for synthetic jets
Patent Number: 8,672,648

Inventors: Godin; Jean (St-Maur-des-Foues, FR)
Title: Device for processing an optical signal
Patent Number: 7,015,724

Inventors: Goettlich; Jutta (Wedemark, DE)
Title: Expansion anchor and method for the preferably surface-near anchoring in an anchoring base
Patent Number: 8,672,595

Inventors: Golub; Todd R. (Newton, MA), Armstrong; Scott A. (Wayland, MA), Korsmeyer; Stanley J. (Weston, MA)
Title: MLL translocations specify a distinct gene expression profile, distinguishing a unique leukemia
Patent Number: 7,011,947

Inventors: Gomez-Espana Collignon; Carlo (Zapopan, Jalisco, 45130, MX)
Title: Mobile structure
Patent Number: 7,673,424

Inventors: Gonzalez Ramirez; Mariano (Las Vegas, NV)
Title: Harp with exposed soundboard and separate bridges and method of altering the pitch of the harp strings
Patent Number: 7,674,962

Inventors: Gonzalez; Christopher M. (Saint Petersburg, FL)
Title: Synchronizing human resource database with authorization database
Patent Number: 8,671,073

Inventors: Goo; Jung-Suk (Stanford, CA), Xiang; Qi (San Jose, CA), Pan; James (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Strained silicon MOSFET having improved thermal conductivity and method for its fabrication
Patent Number: 7,012,007

Inventors: Gorelik; Vladmir A. (Savannah, GA), Gorelik; Pavel V. (Savannah, GA)
Title: Neuromorphic motion controller for controlling a joint using winner take all
Patent Number: 7,676,440

Inventors: Gorinevsky; Dimitry (Palo Alto, CA), Hyde; Tristram T. (Severna Park, MD), Davis; Lawrence P. (Phoenix, AZ)
Title: Electromagnetic radiation structure control system
Patent Number: 7,012,271

Inventors: Gorte; Raymond J. (Narberth, PA), Vohs; John M. (Newtown Square, PA), Craciun; Radu (Collierville, TN)
Title: Method for solid oxide fuel cell anode preparation
Patent Number: 7,014,942

Inventors: Gortler; Sebastian (Erlangen, DE), Kagermeier; Robert (Nurnberg, DE), Kuth; Rainer (Hochstadt, DE), Ludwig; Klaus (Nurnberg, DE), Weller; Gerhard (Erlangen, DE)
Title: Non-contact shock sensor
Patent Number: 7,673,513

Inventors: Gouko; Takeshi (Miyagi, JP)
Title: Manufacturing method of optical information recording medium and optical information recording medium
Patent Number: 8,671,420

Inventors: Graham; Dwight H. (Los Angeles, CA)
Title: Soap holding device
Patent Number: 7,014,381

Inventors: Granstein; Richard D. (New York, NY)
Title: Protective immunity or immunological tolerance induced with RNA particularly total cellular RNA
Patent Number: 7,015,204

Inventors: Gravina; Stephen Anthony (Rutherford, NJ), Montez; Jason M. (Rumson, NJ), Wang; Hailin (East Brunswick, NJ)
Title: Nucleic acid molecules encoding GPR84
Patent Number: 7,674,891

Inventors: Gray, Jr.; Charles L. (Pinckney, MI), Moskalik; Andrew J. (Detroit, MI), Brusstar; Matthew J. (South Lyon, MI), Gill; David K. (Bellevue, MI), Fuqua; Keven Berent (Clarkston, MI), Moffat; Craig Douglas (Columbia, SC)
Title: High-efficiency, large angle, variable displacement hydraulic pump/motor
Patent Number: 7,014,429

Inventors: Gray; Gary W. (Adrian, MI)
Title: Exercise device
Patent Number: 7,014,596

Inventors: Greene; Paul L. (Leesburg, VA), Tellechea, Jr.; Charles M. (Leesburg, VA)
Title: Digital data authentication and security system
Patent Number: 8,671,282

Inventors: Greene; Toni (Milwaukee, WI)
Title: Exercise apparatus and method of operating the same
Patent Number: 7,674,209

Inventors: Grenier; Albert J. (Ramona, CA)
Title: Power generation system including multiple motors/generators
Patent Number: 7,675,189

Inventors: Griffith; Steven B. (Los Angeles, CA)
Title: Communication analyzing system
Patent Number: 7,013,427

Inventors: Griffiths; Steven Gareth (Moncton, CA), Ritchie; Rachael Jane (Fredericton, CA), Simard; Nathalie C. (Fredericton, CA)
Title: Hsp70 from Arthrobacter
Patent Number: 7,674,892

Inventors: Griffiths; Terence Paul (Tilford, GB), Griffiths; Robert (Tilford, GB)
Title: Light fixture having light emitting diode (LED) and resilient member
Patent Number: 7,674,010

Inventors: Grimes; Toby (Miami Gardens, FL), Menendez; Carlos M. (Weston, FL)
Title: Aquatic sport board
Patent Number: 8,672,719

Inventors: Grosch; Georg Heinrich (Bad Durkheim, DE), Franke; Dirk (Ludwigshafen, DE), Munzinger; Manfred (Dirmstein, DE), Harre; Kathrin (Dresden, DE), Baum; Eva (Schwarzheide, DE), Stosser; Michael (Neuhofen, DE)
Title: Process for preparing polyether polyols
Patent Number: 7,015,364

Inventors: Gross; Wibke (Hueckelhoven, DE), Nemitz; Ralph (Juechen, DE), Kroos; Astrid (Monheim, DE), Janssen; Frank (Cologne, DE), Kleen; Astrid (Hamburg, DE), Manneck; Hartmut (Barnitz, DE), Guenther; Katja (Hilden, DE)
Title: Brightening agent comprising acylpyridinium compounds and defined alkalizing agents
Patent Number: 8,668,745

Inventors: Guan; Yimin (Lexington, KY), Jacobsen; Stuart (Frisco, TX), Sullivan; Carl Edmond (Stamping Ground, KY)
Title: Micro-fluid ejection devices, methods for making micro-fluid ejection heads, and micro-fluid ejection head having high resistance thin film heaters
Patent Number: 7,673,972

Inventors: Gudde; Nicholas J. (Windlesham, GB), Shabaker; John W. (Naperville, IL)
Title: Methods and units for mitigation of carbon oxides during hydrotreating
Patent Number: 8,668,823

Inventors: Guedat; Philippe (Lyons, FR), Collonges; Francois (Beynost, FR), Dumas; Herve (Vaulx Milieu, FR), Ortholand; Jean-Yves (Saint Jean de Niost, FR), Decerprit; Jacques (Neyron, FR), Barbanton; Jaxques (Brignais, FR), Foster; Robert J. (Cornwall, GB), Kane; Peter (Cornwall, GB), Went; Bernd (Weil, DE)
Title: Thiazolypiperidine derivatives as MTP inhibitors
Patent Number: 7,674,803

Inventors: Guillemaud; Regis (La Trouchu, FR), Bleuet; Pierre (Tom du Pun, FR), Magnin; Isabelle (Lyons, FR)
Title: Multiplane reconstruction tomosynthesis method
Patent Number: 8,670,601

Inventors: Guitton; Maurice (Lunenburg, CA)
Title: Method of manufacturing hollow composite parts with in situ formed internal structures
Patent Number: 8,668,800

Inventors: Guo; Huang-Chen (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Lighting device and the fixing mechanics thereof
Patent Number: 8,672,503

Inventors: Guo; Lee-Chun (Tainan, TW), Sung; Ming-Hsun (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Class-D amplifier and multi-level output signal generated method thereof
Patent Number: 7,675,361

Inventors: Guo; Yan (Santa Clara, CA), Clancy; Patrick T. (Santa Cruz, CA), Mares; Peter J. (Fremont, CA)
Title: Mixer with high second-order and third-order intercept point
Patent Number: 8,670,741

Inventors: Guohong; Fang (Zhouxiang, CN)
Title: Electric steam iron
Patent Number: 7,673,404

Inventors: Guohong; Fang (Zhouxiang, CN)
Title: Electric steam iron
Patent Number: 7,673,405

Inventors: Gupta; Arunava (Valley Cottage, NY)
Title: Transplanted magnetic random access memory (MRAM) devices on thermally-sensitive substrates using laser transfer and method of making the same
Patent Number: 7,674,686

Inventors: Gupta; Sandeep K. (Aliso Viejo, CA)
Title: Method for lowering noise and providing offset correction in a transimpedance amplifier
Patent Number: 7,015,750

Inventors: Gurin; Victor (Hollywood, FL), Gromov; Roman (Fort Lauderdale, FL), Permiakov; Serguei (Kanata, CA)
Title: Method and system for anode gas recirculation in fuel cells
Patent Number: 8,672,643

Inventors: Gustafson; Gary L. (Missoula, MT), DeBorde; Dan C. (Missoula, MT)
Title: Anti-sepsis conjugate vaccine
Patent Number: 7,014,857

Inventors: Guthrie; Hung-Chin (Saratoga, CA), Hsiao; Wen-Chien David (San Jose, CA), Lo; Jyh-Shuey (San Jose, CA), Pentek; Aron (San Jose, CA)
Title: Magnetic write head having a stair notched, steep shouldered pole and a write gap bump
Patent Number: 7,675,709

Inventors: Guy; Hanoch (Petach Tikva, IL)
Title: Milling collet having pull-out preventer for retaining a fluted milling tool
Patent Number: 8,672,592

Inventors: Guyan; George V. (Bethlehem, PA), Pish; Robert H. (Minneapolis, MN)
Title: Component based interface to handle tasks during claim processing
Patent Number: 7,013,284

Inventors: Gwo; Shangjr (Hsin-Chu City, TW)
Title: Method for growing group-III nitride semiconductor heterostructure on silicon substrate
Patent Number: 7,012,016

Inventors: Haba; Belgacem (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Memory module
Patent Number: 7,012,812

Inventors: Hackl; Heinrich (Ried/Traunkreis, AT), Niedereder; Franz (Fischlham, AT), Bernecker; Gunther (Buchkirchen, AT)
Title: Detecting element for a welding device
Patent Number: 7,015,419

Inventors: Hageman; Gregory S. (Coralville, IA), Mullins; Robert F. (Coralville, IA)
Title: Diagnostics and therapeutics for macular degeneration-related disorders
Patent Number: 7,011,952

Inventors: Hagiuda; Tadashi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Returning from power saving mode upon receiving a packet other than switch inhibiting packets classified as having interval shorter than switch waiting time to power saving mode
Patent Number: 8,671,297

Inventors: Hagiwara; Kunihiko (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Electronic apparatus, and function expanding unit that expands functions of the electronic apparatus
Patent Number: 7,014,484

Inventors: Hagler; Christopher S. (Belmont, CA), Powers; Adam (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: System and method for auto-configuration of a DSL modem
Patent Number: 7,012,899

Inventors: Hagood; Nesbitt W. (Wellesley, MA), Steyn; Jasper Lodewyk (Winchester, MA), Payne; Richard S. (Andover, MA), Gandhi; Jignesh (Burlington, MA), Fijol; John J. (Shrewsbury, MA), Barton; Roger W. (Grand Marais, MN), Fike, III; Eugene E. (Amesbury, MA)
Title: Methods and apparatus for actuating displays
Patent Number: 7,675,665

Inventors: Hague; Stephen James (Newark, DE), Anderson; Jordan (New Castle, DE), Noji; Benjamin (Claymont, DE)
Title: Electro-pneumatic projectile launching system
Patent Number: 8,671,928

Inventors: Haider; Nazar Syed (Fremont, CA)
Title: Circuit for enabling dual mode safe power-on sequencing
Patent Number: 7,013,396

Inventors: Hailey; Charles (New York, NY)
Title: Method and apparatus for material identification using characteristic radiative emissions
Patent Number: 7,015,475

Inventors: Hajduk; Damian A. (San Jose, CA), Kolosov; Oleg (San Jose, CA)
Title: High throughput preparation and analysis of plastically shaped material samples
Patent Number: 7,013,709

Inventors: Hajiaghayi; Mohammad (Florham Park, NJ), Bateni; Mohammad Hossein (Princeton, NJ), Gerber; Alexandre (Madison, NJ), Sen; Subhabrata (New Providence, NJ)
Title: Methods and apparatus to implement scalable routing in network communication systems
Patent Number: 8,670,351

Inventors: Haley; Edmund J. (Dillsburg, PA), Baechtle; David Robert (Dillsburg, PA)
Title: Hermaphroditic optical fiber ferrule
Patent Number: 8,672,560

Inventors: Hall; J. Randall (Wadsworth, OH)
Title: Friction linear guide rail assembly for boiler tube cutting apparatus
Patent Number: 7,673,549

Inventors: Halleck; William (Lancaster, MA), Lau; Victor (Marlboro, MA), Seto; Pak-Lung (Shrewsbury, MA), Chang; Naichih (Neil) (Shrewsbury, MA)
Title: Task context direct indexing in a protocol engine
Patent Number: 7,676,604

Inventors: Hama; Kenro (Amagasaki, JP)
Title: Printing apparatus, printing system, and print job controlling method and program product
Patent Number: 7,016,063

Inventors: Hamajima; Yasuhiro (Yamanashi, JP), Imoto; Hiroyuki (Yamanashi, JP), Maki; Hiroaki (Yamanashi, JP)
Title: Laser device, controller and method for controlling the laser device
Patent Number: 7,012,938

Inventors: Hamano; Soji (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Liquid discharge device capable of self-diagnosis of discharge functions
Patent Number: 7,675,425

Inventors: Hamidpour; Rafie (Leawood, KS)
Title: System and method for industrial process control
Patent Number: 7,676,289

Inventors: Hamidpour; Rafie (Overland Park, KS)
Title: System for analyzing transportation infrastructure and minimizing repair costs
Patent Number: 7,676,377

Inventors: Hamilton, II; Rick A. (Charlottesville, VA), O'Connell; Brian M. (Cary, NC), Pickover; Clifford A. (Yorktown Heights, NY), Walker; Keith R. (Austin, TX)
Title: Resource acquisition and manipulation from within a virtual universe
Patent Number: 8,671,198

Inventors: Hampapur; Arun (Norwalk, CT), Huang; Bert (New York, NY), Xie; Lexing (Canberra, AU), Zhu; Yada (Yorktown Heights, NY)
Title: Systems and methods for analyzing spatiotemporally ambiguous events
Patent Number: 8,670,782

Inventors: Han; Junggwan (Gumi, KR)
Title: Plasma display apparatus and method of driving the same
Patent Number: 8,669,921

Inventors: Han; Sang-Sun (Cheonan-si, KR), Chun; Jae-Hwan (Suwon-si, KR), Won; Jong-Ho (Suwon-si, KR), Jeong; Hyun-Chul (Asan-si, KR), Kim; Won-Ju (Yongin-si, KR), Kim; Young-Nam (Anseong-si, KR)
Title: Backlight assembly, liquid crystal display apparatus having the same and method of manufacturing lamp-fixing member
Patent Number: 7,674,007

Inventors: Hanamori; Hiroyuki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor integrated circuit characterized by timing adjustment of clock switching control
Patent Number: 7,013,404

Inventors: Hancherick; Kenneth J (Las Vegas, NV)
Title: Rol-lee gaming cabinet
Patent Number: 8,672,766

Inventors: Handa; Ibuki (Hamamatsu, JP)
Title: Magnetic sensor control device
Patent Number: 7,676,341

Inventors: Handschy; Mark A. (Boulder, CO), Meadows; Michael R. (Nederland, CO), Chase; Holden (Lafayette, CO)
Title: Optics arrangements including light source arrangements for an active matrix liquid crystal image generator
Patent Number: 7,012,730

Inventors: Hanes, Jr.; Robert E. (Duncan, OK)
Title: Methods of treating subterranean zones using gelled aqueous treating fluids containing environmentally benign sequestering agents
Patent Number: 7,013,974

Inventors: Hanna; Ronald J. (Mancelona, MI), Slumba; Michael A. (Clarkston, MI), Turner; Andrew B. (Auburn Hills, MI), Powrozek; Bryan D. (Sterling Heights, MI)
Title: Electronic parking brake actuating assembly
Patent Number: 7,014,017

Inventors: Hansen; Gary L. (Eden Prairie, MN), Ziaimehr; Allen Hamid (Arden Hills, MN), Arnold; Randall C. (Minnetonka, MN)
Title: Forced air warming unit
Patent Number: 7,014,431

Inventors: Hansen; J. Peter (Bellevue, WA), Curley; Vincent H. (Seattle, WA), Black; Neil W. (Redmond, WA), Mead; Jennifer R. (Bellevue, WA)
Title: System and method for synchronizing multiple database files
Patent Number: 7,013,316

Inventors: Hansen; Mark R. (Wauwatosa, WI), Rantala; Glen W. (Menomonee Falls, WI), Moersfelder; Bradly (Waukesha, WI)
Title: Color registration control system for a printing press
Patent Number: 7,013,803

Inventors: Hansen; Steven C. (Urbana, IL)
Title: Bismuth-zinc-mercury amalgam, fluorescent lamps, and related methods
Patent Number: 8,668,841

Inventors: Hanumanthu; Ramasubrahmaniam (San Jose, CA), Neyman; Patrick (San Jose, CA), MacDonald; Niles (San Jose, CA), Brophy; Brenor (San Jose, CA), Kopczynski; Kevin (Woodside, CA), Nair; Vinod (San Jose, CA)
Title: Flow coating apparatus and method of coating
Patent Number: 8,668,960

Inventors: Happ; Thomas (Tarrytown, NY)
Title: Phase change memory cell with high read margin at low power operation
Patent Number: 7,674,709

Inventors: Hara; Shinichiro (Saitama, JP)
Title: Displaying object information along with a print preview and object information changing unit
Patent Number: 7,675,645

Inventors: Harding; Damien (Clifton Hill, AU), Wellwood; Grant (Bundoora, AU)
Title: Sorting mined material
Patent Number: 8,672,139

Inventors: Harding; Kevin George (Niskayuna, NY), Rebello; Alexander Bernard Flavian (Charlotte, NC), Howard; Donald Robert (Troy, NY)
Title: Method and apparatus for internal feature reconstruction
Patent Number: 7,015,473

Inventors: Harley; Ronald Gordon (Lawrenceville, GA), Habelter; Thomas G. (Snellville, GA), Lambert; Franklin Cook (Palmetto, GA), Mazumdar; Joy (Atlanta, GA)
Title: System and method for determining harmonic contributions from non-linear loads
Patent Number: 7,013,227

Inventors: Harris; Scott C. (Rancho Santa Fe, CA)
Title: Locking of programs against fast forwarding
Patent Number: 8,670,647

Inventors: Harrison, Jr.; Shelton E. (Culver City, CA)
Title: Polychromatic encoding system, method and device
Patent Number: 8,670,168

Inventors: Harrison; Barbara (Lakeview Ter., CA), Harrison, Jr.; Orland L. (Lakeview Ter., CA)
Title: Decorative lighting device
Patent Number: 7,014,348

Inventors: Harrison; Douglas W. (Jal, NM)
Title: Warpage control method and apparatus
Patent Number: 7,014,180

Inventors: Harrison; Ronnie M. (Boise, ID)
Title: Method and apparatus for generating a phase dependent control signal
Patent Number: 7,016,451

Inventors: Haruguchi; Takashi (Fukuoka, JP), Gotoh; Hiroshi (Kumamoto, JP)
Title: Camera module
Patent Number: 8,670,659

Inventors: Harutyunyan; Avetik (Columbus, OH), Pradhan; Bhabendra K. (Kennesaw, GA), Eklund; Peter C. (Boalsburg, PA)
Title: Method of purifying nanotubes and nanofibers using electromagnetic radiation
Patent Number: 7,014,737

Inventors: Harvey; Albert R. (Brigham City, UT), Ellertson; John W. (Brigham City, UT)
Title: Elastomeric rocket motor insulation
Patent Number: 7,012,107

Inventors: Hashimoto; Yasunobu (Kawasaki, JP), Yoneda; Yasushi (Kawasaki, JP), Awamoto; Kenji (Kawasaki, JP), Iwasa; Seiichi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Method for driving a gas electric discharge device
Patent Number: 7,675,484

Inventors: Hashizume; Tsutomu (Nagano, JP), Takahashi; Tetsushi (Nagano, JP)
Title: Ink jet recording head having piezoelectric element and electrode patterned with same shape and without pattern shift therebetween
Patent Number: 7,673,975

Inventors: Hassan; Abbas (Sugar Land, TX), Hassan; Aziz (Sugar Land, TX), Borsinger; Gregory G. (Chatham, NJ)
Title: High shear process for producing micronized waxes
Patent Number: 8,669,401

Inventors: Hasty; Karen A. (Memphis, TN), Kanangat; Sivadasan (Cordova, TN), Postlethwait; Arnold (Eads, TN)
Title: Intracellular interleukin-1 receptor antagonists
Patent Number: 7,674,464

Inventors: Hata; Shigeo (Toride, JP)
Title: Toner density detection apparatus and image forming apparatus having the same
Patent Number: 7,676,170

Inventors: Hata; Shohei (Yokohama, JP), Oda; Yuichi (Hitachi, JP), Kuroki; Kazuma (Hitachinaka, JP), Kuroda; Hiromitsu (Hitachi, JP)
Title: Lead component and method for manufacturing the same, and semiconductor package
Patent Number: 8,669,652

Inventors: Hatono; Atsuo (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Pulse radar, car radar and landing assistance radar
Patent Number: 7,675,455

Inventors: Hattori; Hideshi (Tokyo-to, JP)
Title: Bio-microarray and a substrate for use therewith
Patent Number: 8,669,098

Inventors: Hattori; Yasuhiro (Cordova, TN)
Title: Electronic notebook
Patent Number: 7,675,511

Inventors: Hauer; Dirk (Ingelheim, DE), Hoetzel; Berndt (Woerrstadt, DE)
Title: Method and device for cutting flat work pieces made of a brittle material
Patent Number: 7,014,082

Inventors: Havel; Brian (London, CA), Castillo; Bonifacio (London, CA)
Title: Low pressure fan with Y-shaped blades
Patent Number: 7,014,425

Inventors: Hayakawa; Mizuki (Kashiwa, JP)
Title: Image reading and processing method and storage medium storing a computer program therefor that detects a contour of an image read at a higher resolution
Patent Number: 7,676,093

Inventors: Hayami; Atsushi (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Oki; Tsuyoshi (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Kuroiwa; Toshio (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Digital signal modulation method, digital signal modulation apparatus, encoding method, encoding apparatus, storage medium, transmission apparatus and program
Patent Number: 7,016,286

Inventors: Hayashi; Hiroko (Suntoh-gun, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus and control method therefor
Patent Number: 7,676,165

Inventors: Hayduk; Matthew A. (Calgary, CA)
Title: Portable communication device that may permit one wireless network to communicate with another wireless networks and method therefor
Patent Number: 7,013,133

Inventors: Haynes; Bryan David (Cumming, GA), Hulslander; Douglas J. (Woodstock, GA), Cook; Michael Charles (Marietta, GA)
Title: Fiber draw unit nozzles for use in polymer fiber production
Patent Number: 7,014,441

Inventors: Hayward; Ken (Brockport, NY), Krolczyk; Marc J. (Rochester, NY), Marchionda; Dawn M. (Marion, NY)
Title: Supply ordering apparatus
Patent Number: 7,013,092

Inventors: Haywood; Christopher (Thousand Oaks, CA), Stone; Geoffrey C. (Malibu, CA)
Title: Dedicated bandwidth data communication switch backplane
Patent Number: 7,012,896

Inventors: He; Mingyue (Cambridge, GB), Taussig; Michael John (Cambridge, GB)
Title: Functional protein arrays
Patent Number: 7,674,752

Inventors: He; Sidong (Guangdong, CN), Yang; Shulin (Guangdong, CN), Wang; Feng (Shenzhen, CN), Ye; Xuezhong (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Method for loading of container used to ship semi-trailer chassis
Patent Number: 7,674,087

Inventors: Headings; Robert Scott (Richmond Hts., OH), Hayes, II; Charles W. (Wickliffe, OH), Kalman; Jeffrey M. (Cleveland Hts., OH), Mizer; Craig (Stow, OH), Vitantonio; Marc L. (South Russell, OH), Oyster; Peter M. (Stow, OH)
Title: High production welding fixture
Patent Number: 7,673,784

Inventors: Heath; Robert Jeff (San Diego, CA)
Title: Method, system and computer program product for LZJH data compression with minimum redundancy coding
Patent Number: 7,016,408

Inventors: Hebeisen; Paul (Basel, CH), Roever; Stephan (Inzlingen, DE)
Title: Pyridine, pyridazine, pyrimidine or pyrazine carboxamides as HDL-cholesterol raising agents
Patent Number: 8,669,254

Inventors: Hedrick; Joseph R. (Reno, NV), Nguyen; Binh T. (Reno, NV)
Title: Merchandising and gaming method and system
Patent Number: 8,672,742

Inventors: Heidemann; Thomas (Weinheim, DE), Hibst; Hartmut (Schriesheim, DE), Bauer; Stefan (Ludwigshafen, DE), Dietrich; Ulf (Grunstadt, DE)
Title: Silver- and vanadium-containing multimetal oxide and its use
Patent Number: 7,674,745

Inventors: Heiman; Daniel F. (Libertyville, IL), Petracek; Peter D. (Grayslake, IL), Fugiel; Judith A. (Lake Villa, IL), Warrior; Prem (Green Oaks, IL)
Title: Fungicide for plants
Patent Number: 7,015,239

Inventors: Hein; Jeffrey M. (Tempe, AZ), Williams; Nicholas A. (Phoenix, AZ), Sheoran; Yogendra Y. (Scottsdale, AZ), Lam; Cecilia S. (Scottsdale, AZ), Cowans; Ora M. (Los Angeles, CA), Higuera; Benjamen K. (Oracle, AZ), Peduchi; Andrew S. (Tucson, AZ), Sellahewa; Ravisha P. (Los Gatos, CA), Brown; Daniel (Suonse, AZ)
Title: Dual action inlet door and method for use thereof
Patent Number: 7,014,144

Inventors: Helland; Sara Jane (Adel, IA), Graham; Geoffrey Ian (Waukee, IA), Cunnyngham; Charles Thomas (Tipton, IL), Holley; Randall Newton (Henderson, KY), Henke; Gary Edward (Marshall, MO)
Title: Maize hybrid X13C763
Patent Number: 8,669,438

Inventors: Hellwig; John (Penn Valley, CA), Pierre; John M. (Pacifica, CA), Butler; Mark H. (Moraga, CA)
Title: Systems and methods for identifying claims associated with electronic text
Patent Number: 8,671,341

Inventors: Henderson; Alex E. (Hillsboro, OR), Croft; Walter E. (San Mateo, CA)
Title: Caching associative memory using non-overlapping data
Patent Number: 7,013,367

Inventors: Henderson; Debbie (North Hollywood, CA)
Title: Jewelry travel case
Patent Number: 7,673,744

Inventors: Henley; Julian (New Haven, CT)
Title: Method and system for providing an on-line healthcare open market exchange
Patent Number: 8,670,993

Inventors: Henry; Algernon P. (Breinigsville, PA), Whalen; Shaun P. (Wescosville, PA), Wilson; Harold J. (Center Valley, PA)
Title: Port addressing method and apparatus for link layer interface
Patent Number: 7,675,913

Inventors: Henson; Kevin M. (Garland, TX), Smith; Eric Myron (Farmersville, TX)
Title: Data decryption system
Patent Number: 7,016,497

Inventors: Heo; Pil-won (Yongin-si, KR), Lee; Yoon-ho (Seoul, KR), Kang; Sang-kyun (Seoul, KR), Ha; Jin-su (Seoul, KR), Cha; Suk-won (Seoul, KR)
Title: Membrane electrode assembly comprising a hydrogen permeable thin film, solid oxide fuel cell comprising the same and method of preparing the membrane electrode assembly
Patent Number: 8,669,020

Inventors: Herbers; Charles R. (Cordova, TN)
Title: Testing device for testing a drainage system for leaks
Patent Number: 7,013,711

Inventors: Herget; Martin (Erlangen, DE), Harder; Martin (Nurnberg, DE)
Title: Apparatus for reference image rotation, and computer software product and method for reference image rotation
Patent Number: 7,015,935

Inventors: Herr; Daniel Joseph Christian (Chapel Hill, NC), Zhirnov; Victor Vladimirovich (Raleigh, NC)
Title: Deterministically doped field-effect devices and methods of making same
Patent Number: 7,015,546

Inventors: Heskin; David A. (Houston, TX), Andress; Donald L. (Houston, TX)
Title: Modular concrete substructures
Patent Number: 7,674,073

Inventors: Hesse; Jay (Pender, NE), Fendrick; Kevin Robert (Pender, NE), Crippen; Anthony S. (Pender, NE)
Title: Universal gooseneck to fifth wheel hitch converter
Patent Number: 7,673,895

Inventors: Higganbotham; Dale (Broken Arrow, OK), Tipton; Steven M. (Tulsa, OK)
Title: Finish screw fastener
Patent Number: 7,014,403

Inventors: Higuchi; Mamoru (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Media communication system, and terminal apparatus and signal conversion apparatus in said system
Patent Number: 7,675,906

Inventors: Hikata; Takeshi (Osaka, JP), Fujita; Jun-ichi (Tsukuba, JP)
Title: Carbon wire and nanostructure formed of carbon film and method of producing the same
Patent Number: 8,668,952

Inventors: Hill; Richard D. (Kirkland, WA), Limprecht; Rodney T. (Woodinville, WA), Ramadan; Hany Essam (Redmond, WA), Langworthy; David E. (Kirkland, WA), Cohen; Shy (Bellevue, WA)
Title: Message delivery with configurable assurances and features between two endpoints
Patent Number: 7,676,580

Inventors: Hiller; Nathan D. (San Diego, CA), Bass; John C. (La Jolla, CA), Allen; Daniel T. (La Jolla, CA)
Title: Thermoelectric vehicle tracking device
Patent Number: 7,012,554

Inventors: Hilscher; Alexander (Oberursel, DE), Reick; Hansjorg (Steinbach, DE), Stratmann; Martin (Frankfurt, DE), Trawinski; Peter (Weiterstadt, DE), Vorbeck; Wolfgang (Idstein-Eschenhahn, DE), Schwarz-Hartmann; Armin (Wendelsheim, DE)
Title: Dental cleaning device
Patent Number: 7,673,360

Inventors: Hinds; David Roy (Moreno Valley, CA)
Title: Wall mounted clothes hamper and sorter
Patent Number: 7,014,096

Inventors: Hino; Haruyoshi (Shizuoka-ken, JP), Murota; Keiko (Shizuoka-ken, JP), Shirazawa; Hideki (Shizuoka-ken, JP), Terada; Junji (Shizuoka-ken, JP), Ono; Tomohiro (Shizuoka-ken, JP)
Title: Relative position detection device for motor vehicle
Patent Number: 7,675,283

Inventors: Hippely; Keith (Manhattan Beach, CA)
Title: Toy with tethered pieces
Patent Number: 7,674,150

Inventors: Hirai; Yoko (Hachioji, JP)
Title: Inkjet image forming method and inkjet image forming system
Patent Number: 7,014,310

Inventors: Hirakata; Yoshiharu (Kanagawa, JP), Nishi; Takeshi (Kanagawa, JP), Yamazaki; Shunpei (Tokyo, JP), Fukunaga; Takeshi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: In-plane switching liquid crystal display device including common electrode comprising black matrix
Patent Number: 7,016,003

Inventors: Hiramatsu; Naoki (Hekinan, JP), Takeuchi; Akira (Nishio, JP), Todo; Kimihiko (Aichi, JP), Hirano; Tomiyasu (Gamagori, JP), Kawatake; Yoshio (Osaka, JP)
Title: Rocker arm and method of manufacturing same
Patent Number: 7,673,605

Inventors: Hiramoto; Masayoshi (Ikoma, JP), Matsukawa; Nozomu (Nara, JP), Odagawa; Akihiro (Nara, JP), Iijima; Kenji (Kyoto, JP), Sakakima; Hiroshi (Kyotanabe, JP)
Title: Magnetic head with yoke and multiple magnetic layers
Patent Number: 7,012,790

Inventors: Hirano; Toshiki (San Jose, CA), Semba; Tetsuo (San Jose, CA), White; Matthew T. (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Disk drive with capacitance sensing of disk vibration and feedforward control for removal of read/write head track misregistration
Patent Number: 7,012,777

Inventors: Hirano; Yuuichi (Tokyo, JP), Ipposhi; Takashi (Tokyo, JP), Maegawa; Shigeto (Tokyo, JP), Nii; Koji (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor memory device
Patent Number: 7,675,122

Inventors: Hiraoka; Hideki (Nagoya, JP), Kubota; Kouzou (Nagoya, JP), Yamaguchi; Takeo (Kawasaki, JP), Ohya; Shyusei (Ichihara, JP), Harada; Hiroshi (Ichihara, JP)
Title: Method for continuous production of a functional film
Patent Number: 7,674,349

Inventors: Hirooka; Shinichiro (Fujisawa, JP), Nakano; Norihiko (Fujisawa, JP)
Title: Object detection apparatus
Patent Number: 7,674,052

Inventors: Hiruma; Takashi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus and image processing method
Patent Number: 7,012,713

Inventors: Hjelmvik; Torbernt (Jarfalla, SE)
Title: Method relating to a vehicle parking cash-payment system
Patent Number: 7,014,109

Inventors: Ho; Hsien-Lung (Taipei County, TW)
Title: Method of fabricating a hinge
Patent Number: 7,674,392

Inventors: Ho; Run Lin (Xiamen, CN)
Title: Electronic energy-saving fluorescent lamp of ultra-short chayote-shaped compact type
Patent Number: 7,012,373

Inventors: Hoang; Chau (Houston, TX), Comeaux; David Daniel (Houston, TX), Prachakvej; Theerapong (Houston, TX)
Title: Self aligning spherical backseat assembly for a valve
Patent Number: 8,672,290

Inventors: Hochstein; Peter A. (Troy, MI)
Title: Individual light shields
Patent Number: 8,669,570

Inventors: Hodge; Timothy A. (Cordova, TN)
Title: Method for detecting a designated genetic sequence in murine genomic DNA
Patent Number: 7,011,943

Inventors: Hodgson; David S. (Manhattan, KS)
Title: Anesthetic delivery device
Patent Number: 7,014,634

Inventors: Hoefer; Frank (Bad Duerkheim, DE), Brand; Alexandra (Darmstadt, DE), Boettcher; Arnd (Kuantan, MY), Baumann; Katrin (Mannheim, DE), Vogelsang; Regina (Ludwigshafen, DE)
Title: Stabilizers for use in NVP synthesis
Patent Number: 7,674,934

Inventors: Hofmeister; Nicholas M. (Mt. Pleasant, MI), Storrusten; Dane T. (Seattle, WA)
Title: Peel back user interface to show hidden functions
Patent Number: 7,676,767

Inventors: Holcman; Alejandro R. (San Diego, CA), Rimoni; Yoram (Haifa, IL), Green; Michael (Zichron Yaakov, IL)
Title: Method and apparatus for effecting handoff between different cellular communications systems
Patent Number: 7,016,326

Inventors: Holland; Nicholas P. (Salt Lake City, UT)
Title: System and method for displaying stereo images
Patent Number: 7,675,513

Inventors: Holmqvist; Ryan (Basking Ridge, NJ)
Title: Automated device testing using intertwined stimulus-generation and response validation specifications for managing DUT's that generate out-of-order responses
Patent Number: 7,676,713

Inventors: Holz; Juergen (Munchen, DE)
Title: Method for fabricating a semiconductor structure using a protective layer, and semiconductor structure
Patent Number: 7,015,567

Inventors: Holz; Michael (Senden, DE), Weidel; Edgar (Senden, DE)
Title: Device for improving visibility in vehicles
Patent Number: 7,015,944

Inventors: Holzer; Susanne (Ottweiler, DE), Wieners; Gerhard (Frankfurt, DE), Tews; Wilfried (Bechhofen, DE)
Title: Sealable biaxially orientated polypropylene film with a protective coating sealing against PVDC and acrylate lacquer
Patent Number: 7,011,882

Inventors: Homan; Tadashi (Shizuoka-ken, JP)
Title: Vehicle front portion structure
Patent Number: 8,672,396

Inventors: Homme; Shigeo (Hachioji, JP)
Title: Lens barrel and camera incorporating the same lens barrel
Patent Number: 7,674,050

Inventors: Honda; Jun (El Segundo, CA), Jeong; Jong-Deog (Rancho Palos Verdes, CA)
Title: High voltage high speed amplifier using floating high side structure
Patent Number: 7,012,452

Inventors: Honda; Kazuhiko (Hamamatsu, JP), Kondo; Tamon (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Constant angular velocity disk label printing
Patent Number: 7,015,939

Inventors: Honda; Kazuhiko (Hamamatsu, JP), Kondo; Tamon (Kyoto, JP)
Title: System and method for controlling a tracking servo during label printing
Patent Number: 7,675,535

Inventors: Hongo; Takeshi (Sagamihara, JP)
Title: Electronic apparatus
Patent Number: 7,675,752

Inventors: Hopkins; Michael (Dublin, IE), Heynen; Paul (Dublin, IE)
Title: Radio frequency Langmuir probe
Patent Number: 7,015,703

Inventors: Hoppenz; Andreas (Raunheim, DE), Steding; Dirk (Altenstadt, DE)
Title: Pipe joint and method of producing a pipe joint
Patent Number: 7,014,219

Inventors: Horch; Andrew (Sunnyvale, CA), Robins; Scott (San Jose, CA)
Title: Varied trench depth for thyristor isolation
Patent Number: 7,015,077

Inventors: Horling; Peter (Mainberg, DE), Kamm; Sandra (Gochsheim, DE), Pickel; Edgar (So{umlaut over (m)}merach, DE), Olschewski; Armin (Schweinfurt, DE), Gattringer; Rudolf (Tragwein, AT)
Title: Bearing arrangement for a tension roller
Patent Number: 8,672,557

Inventors: Horne; David M. (Chandler, AZ)
Title: Zero-overhead method for sequence reversible and pattern independent orthogonal multiplexing
Patent Number: 7,012,884

Inventors: Horng; Alex (Kaohsiung, TW), Hong; Yin-Rong (Kaohsiung, TW), Hong; Ching-Sheng (Kaohsiung, TW)
Title: Axial tube assembly for a motor
Patent Number: 7,015,610

Inventors: Hosel; Fritz (Monchengladbach, DE)
Title: Apparatus at a spinning room machine, especially a flat card, roller card, cleaner or the like, for drawing a clothing onto a roller
Patent Number: 7,673,374

Inventors: Hoshina; Koya (Kodaira, JP)
Title: Base transceiver station
Patent Number: 7,675,887

Inventors: Hoshino; Hirohisa (Ebina, JP)
Title: Developer conveying member, developer container, image forming apparatus, and method of assembling a developer conveying member
Patent Number: 7,676,188

Inventors: Hosoi; Ken-ichi (Tokyo, JP), Asakawa; Minoru (Tokyo, JP), Sakai; Takaaki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 7,013,098

Inventors: Hossainy; Syed (Fremont, CA), Tang; Fuh-Wei (Temecula, CA), Cahill; Brian P. (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Method of making a variable surface area stent
Patent Number: 7,674,493

Inventors: Hou; Chunhong (Savage, MN), Tang; Xuefei (Eden Prairie, MN), He; Qing (Plymouth, MN), Wang; Lei (Apple Valley, MN)
Title: Mag-tab design for biasing magnetic sensors
Patent Number: 7,016,166

Inventors: Hou; Wen-Chi (Changhua County, TW), Wu; Tung-Hsien (Changhua County, TW), Ni; Chih-Jui (Taichung County, TW), Chiang; Chih-Lien (Yilan County, TW), Hong; Chau-Nan (Tainan, TW)
Title: Thermophotovoltaic system
Patent Number: 8,669,464

Inventors: Hough; Curtis Robert (Lake Havasu City, AZ)
Title: Tool to aide in the bending of rebar (reinforced steel bars) on construction site
Patent Number: 7,673,492

Inventors: Houle; Sabina J. (Phoenix, AZ), Dani; Ashay A. (Chandler, AZ)
Title: Multi-layer polymer-solder hybrid thermal interface material for integrated heat spreader and method of making same
Patent Number: 7,014,093

Inventors: Housman; David E. (Newton, MA), Kazantsev; Aleksey G. (Brighton, MA)
Title: Methods of identifying agents that mediate polypeptide aggregation
Patent Number: 7,015,012

Inventors: Howell; James (Greenville, NC), Tung; Wae-Hai (Marietta, GA), Werny; Frank (Plymouh, MA), Meelheim; Richard (Beaufort, NC)
Title: Process for making poly(trimethyleneterephthalate) bulked continuous filaments, the filaments thereof and carpets made therefrom
Patent Number: 7,013,628

Inventors: Hpward; Robert Scott (Jacksonville, FL)
Title: Bow limb and cam strike plate
Patent Number: 8,671,924

Inventors: Hrnjak; Aleksandar (Windsor, CA), Plenzler; James David (Toledo, OH), Hall; Robert David (Berkey, OH), Harley; Clive (Ann Arbor, MI)
Title: Soft-start systems and methods for vehicle starters
Patent Number: 8,669,835

Inventors: Hsieh; Kuan-Hong (Tu-Cheng, TW), Lu; Xin (Shenzhen, CN), Li; Xiao-Guang (Shenzhen, CN), Tian; Zhong-Wu (Shenzhen, CN), Lu; Hsueh-Tsung (Tu-Cheng, TW)
Title: Display device with a detachable housing
Patent Number: 7,675,575

Inventors: Hsieh; Ren-Guey (Pingtung, TW)
Title: Gap forming pattern fracturing method for forming optical proximity corrected masking layer
Patent Number: 7,011,926

Inventors: Hsiung; Ming-Chun (Shindian, TW)
Title: Protective cover, camera module, and electronic device employing the same
Patent Number: 8,670,068

Inventors: Hsu; Jung Yu (An Nan Dist., Tainan City 709, TW)
Title: Adjustable bicycle seat assembly
Patent Number: 7,673,936

Inventors: Hu; Jianying (Bronx, NY), Russell; Gregory Fraser (Yorktown Heights, NY)
Title: Method and apparatus for rolling enrollment for signature verification
Patent Number: 7,676,069

Inventors: Hu; Pei-Jei (Taipei Hsien, TW), Ouyang; S L (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: EFM data decoding method and apparatus thereof for optical disk system
Patent Number: 7,015,836

Inventors: Hu; Xiaoping (Milpitas, CA), Sun; Yu (Fremont, CA), Guo; Lin (Saratoga, CA), Brunett; Donald (Pleasanton, CA)
Title: Disk drive and methods that calibrate micro actuator positioning before seek operations
Patent Number: 7,012,780

Inventors: Huang; Benjamin (Milpitas, CA)
Title: Isotropic ring magnet linear voice coil motor
Patent Number: 7,675,202

Inventors: Huang; Chung-Er (Taipei, TW), Liao; Chih-Hao (Taipei, TW)
Title: Multi-system module having functional substrate
Patent Number: 7,675,357

Inventors: Huang; Hung Sen (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Circuit and method for battery charging and discharging protection
Patent Number: 7,675,269

Inventors: Huang; Sujian J. (Beijing, CN)
Title: Method of selecting drill bits
Patent Number: 8,670,963

Inventors: Huang; Xuedong D. (Woodinville, WA), Mahajan; Milind V. (Redmond, WA), Wang; Ye-Yi (Redmond, WA), Mou; Xiaolong (Cambridge, MA)
Title: Use of a unified language model
Patent Number: 7,013,265

Inventors: Huang; Yen-Wei (New Taipei, TW), Yeh; Hong-Yih (Taoyuan County, TW), Lee; Cheng-Dar (Tainan, TW)
Title: Sun-tracking system
Patent Number: 8,669,508

Inventors: Huber; Klaus (Darmstadt, DE), Hofmann; Karl-Heinrich (Darmstadt, DE)
Title: Method and circuit layout for the transmission of messages by means of approximating hermitian functions
Patent Number: 7,016,424

Inventors: Huckert; Brent K. (Orange Park, FL)
Title: Educational food dish system
Patent Number: 7,673,750

Inventors: Huckert; Brent K. (Orange Park, FL)
Title: Educational dish assembly
Patent Number: 7,673,753

Inventors: Huedepohl; Stefan (Bissendorf, DE)
Title: Foldable tops for convertible vehicles
Patent Number: 7,014,246

Inventors: Hunter; Kevin (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: System and method for multi-sampling primitives to reduce aliasing
Patent Number: 7,675,526

Inventors: Hutchison; Mark (Hampshire, GB), Millar; Caroline (Bramley, GB)
Title: Key for a mobile device
Patent Number: 7,674,992

Inventors: Hutmacher; Rolf (Remshalden, DE), Koenig; Gerhard (Lauterstein, DE), Maderthaner; Karl (Stuttgart, DE), Raab; Alois (Boebingen, DE)
Title: Self-igniting internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 7,013,861

Inventors: Ichikawa; Makoto (Kanonji, JP), Sasayama; Kenichi (Kanonji, JP), Yamamoto; Hiroki (Kanonji, JP), Ukegawa; Kazuo (Kanonji, JP), Ninomiya; Akihide (Kanonji, JP)
Title: Disposable wearing article
Patent Number: 8,668,680

Inventors: Ihara; Shoji (Yokohama, JP), Aoki; Shuji (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Hydrogen gas supply device and fuel cell apparatus
Patent Number: 7,674,541

Inventors: Iida; Ken-ichi (Tokyo, JP), Kita; Hiroshi (Mishima, JP), Hanamoto; Hidetoshi (Suntou-gun, JP)
Title: Image-forming apparatus and control method thereof
Patent Number: 7,675,532

Inventors: Ikeda; Hajime (Yokohama, JP), Kabaya; Yoshihisa (Yokohama, JP), Watanabe; Takanori (Yamato, JP), Ichikawa; Takeshi (Hachioji, JP), Shimotsusa; Mineo (Machida, JP)
Title: Photoelectric conversion device having an n-type buried layer, and camera
Patent Number: 8,670,059

Inventors: Ikegami; Shoichiro (Yokohama, JP), Kanamori; Akihito (Yokohama, JP), Ando; Atsutoshi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 8,670,702

Inventors: Ikegawa; Sumio (Musashino, JP), Nakayama; Kohei (Kawasaki, JP), Funaki; Hideyuki (Tokyo, JP), Iida; Yoshinori (Tokyo, JP), Shigenaka; Keitaro (Hachioji, JP)
Title: Infrared ray detecting type imaging device
Patent Number: 7,015,472

Inventors: Imai; Noboru (Takahagi, JP), Nakazawa; Shuichi (Hitachi, JP), Suzuki; Aki (Hitachi, JP)
Title: LED module
Patent Number: 7,675,755

Inventors: Imanishi; Yoshinori (Hiroshima, JP)
Title: Application execution device, application execution method, integrated circuit, and computer-readable program
Patent Number: 7,676,847

Inventors: Imaoka; Shizuo (Tokyo, JP), Ebata; Shinichi (Tokyo, JP), Wada; Masaomi (Tokyo, JP), Fukushima; Shigeru (Tokyo, JP), Yoshizaki; Masatoshi (Tokyo, JP), Satou; Nobuharu (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Module structure and plant construction method
Patent Number: 8,671,625

Inventors: Imran; Mir A. (Menlo Park, CA)
Title: Radially expandable gastrointestinal stimulation device
Patent Number: 7,676,270

Inventors: Imura; Kenji (Toyohashi, JP)
Title: Optical property measuring method and optical property measuring apparatus
Patent Number: 7,675,620

Inventors: Inaba; Atsushi (Okazaki, JP), Itoh; Satoshi (Kariya, JP)
Title: Heat pump cycle
Patent Number: 8,671,707

Inventors: Inada; Hiromi (Hitachinaka, JP), Nagaoki; Isao (Hitachinaka, JP), Kobayashi; Hiroyuki (Mito, JP)
Title: Method and device for observing a specimen in a field of view of an electron microscope
Patent Number: 7,012,254

Inventors: Inaguma; Yukio (Kariya, JP), Horiguchi; Kenji (Kariya, JP), Ishii; Akira (Kariya, JP), Katou; Fumiaki (Kariya, JP), Yamane; Masaaki (Kariya, JP)
Title: Seatbelt device for wheelchair
Patent Number: 8,672,356

Inventors: Inamura; Kazuhiro (Chiba, JP), Iida; Hiroshi (Chiba, JP), Okazaki; Yoshihiro (Chiba, JP), Iino; Akira (Chiba, JP)
Title: Iron-containing crystalline aluminosilicate, hydrocracking catalyst comprising the aluminosilicate, and method of hydrocracking with the catalyst
Patent Number: 7,674,367

Inventors: Inden; Michael (Belmont, CA)
Title: Variable compression ratio apparatus with reciprocating piston mechanism with extended piston offset
Patent Number: 8,671,895

Inventors: Inderbitzi; Rolf (Widen, CH)
Title: Puncture seals for closing hollow organs having a puncture opening
Patent Number: 8,672,964

Inventors: Infeld; Martin Howard (Upper Montclair, NJ), Phuapradit; Wantanee (Clifton, NJ), Shah; Navnit Hargovindas (Clifton, NJ), Zhang; Lin (Piscataway, NJ)
Title: High dose solid unit oral pharmaceutical dosage form of amorphous nelfinavir mesylate and process for making same
Patent Number: 7,014,866

Inventors: Inomata; Kouichiro (Miyagi, JP), Tezuka; Nobuki (Miyagi, JP)
Title: Spin injection device, magnetic device using the same, magnetic thin film used in the same
Patent Number: 7,675,129

Inventors: Inoue; Hiroshi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 7,673,954

Inventors: Inoue; Hitoshi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image sensing apparatus and method of controlling image sensing
Patent Number: 7,013,036

Inventors: Inoue; Yasukazu (Chuo-ku, JP)
Title: Nonvolatile random access memory and method of fabricating the same
Patent Number: 7,016,227

Inventors: Inoue; Yasunobu (Nagaoka, JP)
Title: Phosphate photocatalyst comprising metal ion in d.sup.10 or d.sup.0 electron state
Patent Number: 7,015,172

Inventors: Inuzuka; Minoru (Aichi, JP)
Title: Dyeing method of dyeing plastic lens and dyeing device
Patent Number: 7,014,664

Inventors: Irie; Yuichiro (Tokyo, JP), Miyokawa; Jun (Tokyo, JP), Shimizu; Takeo (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Laser diode module and its manufacture method
Patent Number: 7,014,371

Inventors: Isaksen; David Bruce (Mountain View, CA), Danzer; Byron Esten (Aptos, CA), Fong; Mark (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Minimization of phase equivocation in burst modems
Patent Number: 7,012,972

Inventors: Ishii; Shigeo (Takasaki, JP), Sashida; Norikazu (Takasaki, JP), Watanabe; Yoshiyuki (Takasaki, JP)
Title: Piezolelectric sound-generating device
Patent Number: 8,669,690

Inventors: Ishii; Yasutaka (Takatsuki, JP), Kajikawa; Yasuteru (Himeji, JP)
Title: Process for producing dicarboxylic acids
Patent Number: 7,015,356

Inventors: Ishikawa; Motohiro (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Kondo; Kenichi (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Fukushima; Nobuo (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Sekine; Masayoshi (Tokyo, JP), Sono; Koichi (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Watanabe; Gaku (Tokyo, JP), Koide; Yuji (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Image pickup system with color space conversion
Patent Number: 7,012,639

Inventors: Ishikawa; Sakae (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Ishihara; Satoshi (Saitama, JP), Arai; Tomoaki (Tokyo, JP), Tanaka; Isamu (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Method of and system for managing rack operation, method of and system for managing multistage rack, article conveyance and storage device, and computer product
Patent Number: 7,673,569

Inventors: Ishikawa; Tetsuya (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Ink jet recording apparatus
Patent Number: 7,014,291

Inventors: Ishikawa; Yoshikazu (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Image pickup apparatus
Patent Number: 7,675,547

Inventors: Ishizawa; Hideaki (Osaka, JP), Nakano; Tamaki (Nara, JP)
Title: Acrylic polymer and charge transport material
Patent Number: 7,012,123

Inventors: Ishizawa; Yoshinori (Hitachinaka, JP), Aoki; Masanori (Hitachinaka, JP), Kitagawa; Hiroki (Hitachinaka, JP)
Title: Trigger valve apparatus for pneumatic tool
Patent Number: 7,014,089

Inventors: Ishizuka; Hiroaki (San Jose, CA)
Title: Apparatus, method and system for printing from a wireless mobile device over the internet
Patent Number: 7,016,062

Inventors: Isobe; Norifusa (New Paltz, NY)
Title: Plasma display paired addressing
Patent Number: 7,015,881

Inventors: Isobe; Shinichiro (Minami-ku, Fukuoka-shi 811-1351, JP)
Title: Method of detecting biological molecules, and labeling dye and labeling kit used for the same
Patent Number: 7,015,002

Inventors: Isomura; Akihiko (Kawasaki, JP), Rasmussen; Jens C. (Kawasaki, JP), Tao; Zhenning (Beijing, CN), Mizuguchi; Noriaki (Kawasaki, JP), Kaburagi; Kenichi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Phase monitor used in optical receiver
Patent Number: 7,676,162

Inventors: Itagaki; Tomohisa (Abiko, JP), Sasanuma; Nobuatsu (Abiko, JP), Tomita; Masami (Matsudo, JP), Saishoji; Toshio (Fuchu, JP), Takayama; Satoshi (Chofu, JP), Hayashi; Miyoko (Fuchu, JP)
Title: Method of creating color chart for color evaluation, and information processing apparatus thereof
Patent Number: 7,676,080

Inventors: Itakura; Toshikazu (Toyota, JP), Isogai; Toshiki (Nagoya, JP)
Title: Inspection device for humidity sensor and method for adjusting sensor characteristics of humidity sensor
Patent Number: 7,673,493

Inventors: Ito; Katsunori (Kawasaki, JP), Kyouzuka; Masahiko (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Information processing apparatus having magnesium body and printed circuit board
Patent Number: 7,016,181

Inventors: Ito; Kenichi (Zama, JP), Seko; Katsuya (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Cooling fluid pump and electric apparatus, such as personal computer, provided with the pump
Patent Number: 7,016,195

Inventors: Ito; Tomomi (Kanagawa, JP), Suzuki; Ryoji (Kanagawa, JP), Natori; Taichi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing solid-state imaging device, solid-state imaging device, and electronic apparatus
Patent Number: 8,669,134

Inventors: Ivarsson; Bengt (Balinge, SE)
Title: Apparatus and method for total internal reflection spectroscopy
Patent Number: 7,012,694

Inventors: Iwabuchi; Yuko (Mito, JP), Todokoro; Hideo (Nishitama-gun, JP), Mori; Hiroyoshi (Hitachinaka, JP), Sato; Mitsugu (Hitachinaka, JP), Usami; Yasutsugu (Toshina-ku, JP), Ichihashi; Mikio (Kodaira, JP), Fukuhara; Satoru (Hitachinaka, JP), Shinada; Hiroyuki (Chofu, JP), Kaneko; Yutaka (Hachiouji, JP), Sugiyama; Katsuya (Kashiwa, JP), Takafuji; Atsuko (Nerima-ku, JP), Toyama; Hiroshi (Hachiouji, JP)
Title: Method and an apparatus of an inspection system using an electron beam
Patent Number: 7,012,252

Inventors: Iwamura; Mikio (Yokohama, JP), Nakamura; Takehiro (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Cell selection method and mobile station
Patent Number: 8,670,768

Inventors: Iwamura; Mikio (Yokohama, JP), Nakamura; Takehiro (Yokohama, JP), Kato; Yasuhiro (Yokohama, JP), Hapsari; Wuri Andarmawanti (Yokosuka, JP)
Title: Tracking area setting apparatus, user equipment, and tracking area setting method
Patent Number: 8,670,375

Inventors: Iwanari; Eiji (Chiryu, JP)
Title: Fuel pumping unit, with a plurality of commutator brush assemblies with engaging members for restricting brush movement toward the pump motor section
Patent Number: 7,014,432

Inventors: Iwasaki; Kazuo (Mishima, JP), Kobayashi; Takamitsu (Okazaki, JP), Tsuchiya; Yusushi (Numazu, JP), Ishii; Yoshinori (Okazaki, JP), Suzuki; Kazuya (Okazaki, JP), Amano; Nagahisa (Mishima, JP)
Title: Joint for piping
Patent Number: 7,014,221

Inventors: Iwasaki; Tomio (Tsuchiura, JP), Miura; Hideo (Tsuchiura, JP), Asano; Isamu (Ome, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device with multilayer conductive structure formed on a semiconductor substrate
Patent Number: 7,012,312

Inventors: Iwasaki; Yoshio (Shiga, JP), Nakagawa; Yukio (Shiga, JP), Oota; Tadao (Kyoto, JP), Ichise; Naoji (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Display strip
Patent Number: 7,011,883

Inventors: Iwase; Masato (Koriyama, JP), Takagi; Masaaki (Koriyama, JP)
Title: Stepping motor and method of manufacturing stepping motor
Patent Number: 7,015,604

Inventors: Iwata; Hirokazu (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Piezoelectric resonator and the method for making the same
Patent Number: 7,012,353

Inventors: Iwata; Satoshi (Kawasaki, JP), Suzuki; Shoji (Kawasaki, JP), Usui; Nobuaki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Display apparatus, display method, display controller, letter image creating device, and computer-readable recording medium in which letter image generation program is recorded
Patent Number: 7,012,619

Inventors: Izumi; Hirotomo (Sapporo, JP), Ishiwada; Takashi (Sapporo, JP), Mitamura; Nobuaki (Sapporo, JP)
Title: Transmission wavelength characteristics variable optical element, and wavelength characteristics variable apparatus, optical amplifier, and optical transmission system, using same
Patent Number: 7,016,096

Inventors: Jacobson; James D. (Lindenhurst, IL), Bui; Tuan (Green Oaks, IL), Garchow; Stephen R. (Libertyville, IL), Yardimci; Atif (Northbrook, IL), Slepicka; James S. (Spring Grove, IL)
Title: Fluid delivery system and flow control therefor
Patent Number: 8,672,876

Inventors: Jain; Sachin (Singapore, SG), Kellock; Peter Rowan (Singapore, SG), Lo; Sheng (Singapore, SG)
Title: Analysis of video footage
Patent Number: 7,675,543

Inventors: Jaiprakash; Venkatachalam C. (Beacon, NY), Arnold; Norbert (Chestnut Ridge, NY)
Title: Self-aligned collar and strap formation for semiconductor devices
Patent Number: 7,015,145

Inventors: Jaiprakash; Venkatachalam C. (Fremont, CA), Arnold; Norbert (Essex, VT)
Title: Methods for forming vertical gate transistors providing improved isolation and alignment of vertical gate contacts
Patent Number: 7,015,092

Inventors: Jakobs; Andreas (Munchen, DE)
Title: Integrated memory and method for setting the latency in the integrated memory
Patent Number: 7,013,374

Inventors: James; Zachary A. (Wake Forest, NC), Rajaraman; Bala (Cary, NC)
Title: Dedicated processor for efficient processing of documents encoded in a markup language
Patent Number: 7,013,424

Inventors: Jan; Te-Sheng (Taipei Hsien, TW), Chen; Yu-Tao (Taipei Hsien, TW), Yen; Chun-Che (Taipei-Hsien, TW), Song; Zheng-Qiang (Shenzhen, CN), Cheng; Gang (Shenzhen, CN), Xu; Bing-Jing (Shenzhen, CN), He; Meng-Hua (Shenzhen, CN), Li; Jian-Jun (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Rotatable joint having a resilient module
Patent Number: 7,674,063

Inventors: Janah; Hakim (Coulogne, FR), Mirebeau; Pierre (Villebon S/yvette, FR), Cardinaels; Josef (Wetteren, BE), Gahungu; Francois (Calais, FR), Matallana; Jerome (Sainte Marie Kerque, FR)
Title: Synthetic material end for a DC electric cable
Patent Number: 7,674,979

Inventors: Jancke; Gavin (Sammamish, WA)
Title: System and method for selectively encoding a symbol code in a color space
Patent Number: 7,676,066

Inventors: Jang; Kyoung-choul (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Device for controlling projection lens shift in a projector
Patent Number: 7,014,324

Inventors: Janke; Doreen (Alveslohe, DE), Paschkowski; Kai (Jork, DE)
Title: Aldimine cleaning composition for reactive polyurethane compositions
Patent Number: 8,673,089

Inventors: Jansch; Manfred (Garbsen, DE)
Title: Apparatus for retaining two strings of tubulars
Patent Number: 7,673,691

Inventors: Jansen; Marten (Nijmegen, NL), Spijkerbosch; Johannes E (Tiel, NL)
Title: Method and system for accessing a file system
Patent Number: 7,676,491

Inventors: January; Craig T. (Madison, WI)
Title: Method of correcting HERG channel dysfunction
Patent Number: 7,012,082

Inventors: Janusch; Peter (Dresden, DE)
Title: Prober apparatus and operating method therefor
Patent Number: 7,675,306

Inventors: Janzen; Leel S. (Meridian, ID)
Title: Method and circuit for adjusting a self-refresh rate to maintain dynamic data at low supply voltages
Patent Number: 7,013,363

Inventors: Jean-Mistral; Claire (Grenoble, FR)
Title: Pressure power recovery device
Patent Number: 8,669,692

Inventors: Jen; Kwan-Yue (Kenmore, WA), Ma; Hong (Seattle, WA), Liu; Sen (Seattle, WA), Dalton; Larry R. (Silverdale, WA)
Title: Nonlinear optical compounds and methods for their preparation
Patent Number: 7,014,796

Inventors: Jenkins; Thomas E. (La Honda, CA), Axt; Sabine (Sunnyvale, CA), Bolton; Jennifer (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Short-acting sedative hypnotic agents for anesthesia and sedation
Patent Number: 7,015,346

Inventors: Jensen; Henrik T. (Long Beach, CA)
Title: Digital delta Sigma modulator and applications thereof
Patent Number: 8,670,737

Inventors: Jensen; Kyle R. (Apopka, FL)
Title: Water ozonation and bioremediation system and associated methods
Patent Number: 7,014,767

Inventors: Jeon; Kee-uk (Seoul, KR), Kim; Sung-tae (Seoul, KR), Nho; Jeong-ho (Suwon-si, KR), Lee; Won-yong (Suown-si, KR), Jang; Kyoung-choul (Suwon-si, KR), Hong; Seok-chan (Yongin-si, KR), Kim; Jong-hoi (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Illuminating unit and display apparatus including the same
Patent Number: 8,672,485

Inventors: Jeon; Young Ae (Daejeon-si, KR), Lee; Sang Jae (Daejeon-si, KR), Choi; Sang Sung (Daejeon-si, KR)
Title: Method for operating device in personal area network
Patent Number: 8,670,420

Inventors: Jeong; In Kwon (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Apparatus and method for polishing objects using object cleaners
Patent Number: 7,674,154

Inventors: Jeong; Jun-soo (Suwon, KR), Lee; Hi-taek (Bucheon, KR)
Title: LCD monitor stand
Patent Number: 7,014,154

Inventors: Jeong; Seong-Woo (Gangwon-do, KR), Lee; Jung-Ha (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Park; Byong-Gon (Gangwon-do, KR), Perez-Reyes; Edward (Charlottesville, VA), Kim; Dong Jin (Seoul, KR), Shin; Hee Sup (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Kim; Taehyun (Seoul, KR), Rhim; Hyewhon (Seoul, KR)
Title: Transfected cell line and a method using the same for the high throughput screening for inhibitors of the T-type calcium channel alpha-1H
Patent Number: 7,674,596

Inventors: Jeong; Shin Jae (Jinhae-si, KR)
Title: Temperature sensing circuit in cooking appliance and controlling method of the same
Patent Number: 7,675,006

Inventors: Ji; Chang Hyeon (Seoul, KR), Yee; Young Joo (Kyeonggi-do, KR), Choi; Jeong Hoon (Kyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Flow control valve and flow control valve apparatus using the same
Patent Number: 7,014,165

Inventors: Ji; Daxiong (Brooklyn, NY)
Title: Tunable amplitude unbalance stripline combiner
Patent Number: 7,015,772

Inventors: Jin; Sung Ryol (Milpitas, CA), Lee; Yong Hyun (Milpitas, CA)
Title: Quality assurance and reliability testing apparatus for RFID tags
Patent Number: 8,671,772

Inventors: Jin; Xiaodong (Sunnyvale, CA), Tse; Lawrence (Fremont, CA)
Title: Signal mixer having a single-ended input and a differential output
Patent Number: 7,676,212

Inventors: Jin; Xin (Nepean, CA), Fu; Runbo (Kanata, CA), Nielsen; Jorgen S. (Calgary, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for frequency tracking in a space time transmit diversity receiver
Patent Number: 7,676,008

Inventors: Johansen; Henrik I. (Ballerup, DK), Olbrich; Franz (Braunschweig, DE), Steibl; Sebastian (Braunschweig, DE), Schulten; Andreas (Braunschweig, DE)
Title: Method, apparatus, and system for high speed data transfer between electronic devices
Patent Number: 7,013,407

Inventors: Johnson; Eugene M. (St. Louis, MO), Milbrandt; Jeffrey D. (St. Louis, MO), Kotzbauer; Paul T. (Aston, PA), Lampe; Patricia A. (St. Louis, MO), Klein; Robert (Palo Alto, CA), DeSauvage; Fred (Foster City, CA)
Title: Polynucleotides encoding human persephin and related growth factors
Patent Number: 7,015,316

Inventors: Johnson; Eugene M. (St. Louis, MO), Milbrandt; Jeffrey D. (St. Louis, MO), Kotzbauer; Paul T. (Swarthmore, PA), Lampe; Patricia A. (St. Louis, MO)
Title: Neurturin antibody
Patent Number: 7,015,311

Inventors: Johnson; Jeffrey (Brandon, MS)
Title: Bone plate
Patent Number: 7,674,279

Inventors: Johnson; Mark B. (Springfield, VA)
Title: Magnetoelectronic memory element with inductively coupled write wires
Patent Number: 7,016,223

Inventors: Johnston; Thomas (Lubbock, TX), Vaughn; Timothy (Lubbock, TX)
Title: Method device for heating fluids
Patent Number: 7,015,437

Inventors: Johnston; Victor (Houston, TX), Sarager; Lincoln (Houston, TX), Warner; R. Jay (Houston, TX), Weiner; Heiko (Pasadena, TX), Gruesendorf; Gerald (Rosharon, TX), Horton; Trinity (Houston, TX), Jevtic; Radmila (Pasadena, TX)
Title: Denatured fuel ethanol compositions for blending with gasoline or diesel fuel for use as motor fuels
Patent Number: 8,668,750

Inventors: Johnston; Victor J. (Houston, TX), Chen; Laiyuan (Houston, TX), Kimmich; Barbara F. (League City, TX), Chapman; Josefina T. (Houston, TX), Zink; James H. (League City, TX)
Title: Direct and selective production of ethanol from acetic acid utilizing a platinum/ tin catalyst
Patent Number: 8,669,400

Inventors: Jolley; Mark W. (Smithfield, UT), Hedgecock; James (Carlsbad, CA)
Title: Methods and apparatus for forming molded thermal plastic polymer components
Patent Number: 8,673,106

Inventors: Jones; Bradley P. (Pleasant Valley, NY), Knickerbocker; Sarah H. (Hopewell Junction, NY), Volant; Richard P. (New Fairfield, CT)
Title: Protecting a mold having a substantially planar surface provided with a plurality of mold cavities
Patent Number: 8,668,834

Inventors: Jones; Koralee K. (Mt. Shasta, CA)
Title: Compact physical rehabilitation device and method
Patent Number: 7,674,206

Inventors: Jones; Scott A. (Carmel, IN), Cooper; Thomas E. (Carmel, IN), Bostic; Brad (Carmel, IN)
Title: Method for notifying task providers to become active using instant messaging
Patent Number: 8,671,008

Inventors: Jones; William F. (Knoxville, TN), Reed; Johnny (Clinton, TN)
Title: Device for on-line data acquisition in three-dimensional positron emission tomography
Patent Number: 7,676,070

Inventors: Joodaki; Mojtaba (Munchen, DE)
Title: Shielded circuit board and method for shielding a circuit board
Patent Number: 7,674,988

Inventors: Joseph; Joseph (Jamaica, NY)
Title: Inventory and anti-theft alarm system
Patent Number: 8,669,873

Inventors: Joshi; Rajiv V. (Yorktown Heights, NY), Kanj; Rouwaida N. (Round Rock, TX), Kuang; Jente B. (Austin, TX), Radens; Carl J. (LaGrangeville, NY)
Title: Circuit for memory cell recovery
Patent Number: 8,670,281

Inventors: Ju; Dong-Hyuk (Cupertino, CA), Wong; Nga-Ching (Alan) (San Jose, CA)
Title: High voltage transistor scaling tilt ion implant method
Patent Number: 7,011,998

Inventors: Jubran; Nusrallah (St. Paul, MN), Tokarski; Zbigniew (Woodbury, MN), Law; Kam W. (Woodbury, MN)
Title: Organophotoreceptor with charge transport material having bis(9-fluorenone) azine groups
Patent Number: 7,011,917

Inventors: Jubran; Nusrallah (St. Paul, MN), Tokarski; Zbigniew (Woodbury, MN), Law; Kam W. (Woodbury, MN)
Title: Polymeric charge transport compositions for organophotoreceptors
Patent Number: 7,011,918

Inventors: Jung; Jaehoo (Daejeon, KR), Yoon; Jisup (Daejeon, KR), Kim; Younghwan (Daejeon, KR), Jin; Jaehyun (Daejeon, KR), Hong; Donghee (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Separation and receiving device for spent nuclear fuel rods
Patent Number: 7,673,544

Inventors: Jung; Jung-woon (Suwon-si, KR), Kim; Jeong-rae (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Apparatus and method of controlling scanner
Patent Number: 7,675,653

Inventors: Jung; Kwang-Jo (Suwon-si, KR), Kang; Chang-ik (Jelu-si, KR)
Title: Apparatus and method for removing mechanical resonance using adaptive notch filter
Patent Number: 7,016,142

Inventors: Jung; Yun-Ho (Seoul, KR)
Title: Method of fabricating liquid crystal display device having drive circuit
Patent Number: 7,674,664

Inventors: Juni; Jack E. (Royal Oak, MI)
Title: Single photon emission computed tomography system
Patent Number: 7,015,476

Inventors: Juni; Jack E. (Royal Oak, MI)
Title: Single photon emission computed tomography system
Patent Number: 7,012,257

Inventors: Junker; Martin (Rheinberg, DE), Mozar; Armin (Hamm, DE)
Title: Method for controlling longwall mining operations
Patent Number: 8,672,414

Inventors: Justin; Thomas (Brignais, FR)
Title: Engine cooling system
Patent Number: 7,673,593

Inventors: Kadlec; Ron J. (Longmont, CO)
Title: Tracking and focus servo system with defect detection
Patent Number: 7,016,280

Inventors: Kamata; Kenichi (Kyoto, JP), Inuzuka; Minoru (Aichi, JP), Yamada; Tetsuo (Nagoya, JP)
Title: Subsystem of producing dye base body used for dyeing of spectacle lenses and a spectacle lens dyeing system including the dye base body producing subsystem
Patent Number: 7,014,314

Inventors: Kamatani; Hideki (Toyota, JP), Sato; Kazuhiro (Miyoshi, JP)
Title: Method of forming flat conductor wire for use in cage-shaped distributed winding coil
Patent Number: 8,671,555

Inventors: Kamei; Tatsuya (Kokubunji, JP), Nishimoto; Junichi (Hachioji, JP), Tatezawa; Ken (Kodaira, JP)
Title: IC with internal interface switch for testability
Patent Number: 7,013,415

Inventors: Kamigaki; Yoshiaki (Tokorozawa, JP), Minami; Shinichi (Kodaira, JP), Katayama; Kozo (Kokubunji, JP), Kato; Masataka (Koganei, JP)
Title: Semiconductor integrated circuit
Patent Number: 7,012,296

Inventors: Kamiyama; Yuma (Kyoto, JP), Honda; Kazuyoshi (Osaka, JP), Shinokawa; Yasuharu (Osaka, JP), Yagi; Hiromasa (Osaka, JP), Yanagi; Tomofumi (Osaka, JP), Bessho; Kunihiko (Osaka, JP)
Title: Purifying method for metallic silicon and manufacturing method of silicon ingot
Patent Number: 8,668,895

Inventors: Kamoi; Takeshi (Uji, JP), Maehara; Minoru (Matsubara, JP), Mishima; Masanori (Souraku-gun, JP), Abe; Takahiro (Morioka, JP)
Title: Electronic ballast for a high intensity discharge lamp
Patent Number: 7,015,655

Inventors: Kamoshida; Masahiro (Yokohama, JP), Takashima; Daisaburo (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Ferroelectric memory device with a spare memory cell array
Patent Number: 7,016,215

Inventors: Kamoshida; Shinichi (Nagano-ken, JP), Katsuki; Kiyoteru (Nagano-ken, JP), Abe; Nobumasa (Nagano, JP), Kitazawa; Atsunori (Nagano, JP), Tsujino; Kiyoshi (Nagano, JP), Nomura; Yujiro (Nagano, JP)
Title: Electrostatic latent image writing head, method of manufacturing the same and image forming apparatus incorporating the same
Patent Number: 7,015,937

Inventors: Kan; Ugur (Istanbul, TR), Askin; Ufuk (Istanbul, TR)
Title: Detergent dispenser with agitator current determining fill level
Patent Number: 8,671,960

Inventors: Kanai; Hiroko (Okegawa, JP), Yasuo; Takashi (Ashikaga, JP), Kabumoto; Hiroki (Saitama, JP)
Title: Fuel cell power generation apparatus, fuel cartridge, and fuel cell system using the same
Patent Number: 7,674,549

Inventors: Kanamori; Hideyuki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Information processing apparatus and control method when installing a printer driver
Patent Number: 8,670,135

Inventors: Kaneda; Naoya (Kanagawa, JP), Nakamura; Hidekazu (Tochigi, JP), Sato; Koji (Fukushima, JP)
Title: Optical apparatus and lens apparatus
Patent Number: 7,013,082

Inventors: Kang; Young Hwan (Seoul, KR), You; Cheol Woo (Seoul, KR), Seol; Jee Woong (Seoul, KR)
Title: Concatenated convolutional encoder and decoder of mobile communication system
Patent Number: 7,016,427

Inventors: Kapoor; Bir (Mumbai, IN), Mahapatra; Samiran (Mumbai, IN), Murthy; Kamsu Venkatasatyanarayana (Mumbai, IN)
Title: Detergent bars comprising radiation curable resins
Patent Number: 7,012,057

Inventors: Karol; Robert (Marlboro, MA), Finch; Jeffrey (Mendon, MA), Wall; Daniel (Shrewsbury, MA)
Title: Parallel concentration, desalting and deposition onto MALDI targets
Patent Number: 7,015,465

Inventors: Karuppaswamy; Senthil N. (Rochester Hills, MI), Ramachandrappa; Naveen (Sterling Heights, MI), Terry; Teodorico G. (Rochester, MI)
Title: Impact beam-integrated pelvic pusher
Patent Number: 7,014,249

Inventors: Kasajima; Tamon (Kwai Chung, HK), Shiraishi; Masashi (Kwai Chung, HK)
Title: Connection method for probe pins for measurement of characteristics of thin-film magnetic head and characteristic measurement method for thin-film magnetic head
Patent Number: 7,015,689

Inventors: Kasama; Yasuhiko (Sendai, JP), Omote; Kenji (Sendai, JP)
Title: Light-emitting element and device
Patent Number: 7,675,230

Inventors: Kashioka; Atsushi (Ibaraki-Ken, JP)
Title: Method of and apparatus for image processing
Patent Number: 7,013,043

Inventors: Kashiwakura; Hiroshi (Shiga, JP), Hirohata; Keishiro (Shiga, JP), Fujii; Takuya (Shiga, JP)
Title: Elevator safety device with foreign matter detection using a light beam
Patent Number: 8,672,098

Inventors: Kasuga; Yoshiko (Koganei, JP), Tachiwana; Kazuo (Hamura, JP), Yanagita; Hiroaki (Hino, JP)
Title: Optical glass, glass material for press molding, optical element, and method of manufacturing same
Patent Number: 7,015,164

Inventors: Kato; Hiroshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus with specialized initialization including an engine, a controller and image generation unit for driving an image forming element
Patent Number: 8,670,136

Inventors: Kato; Toshihisa (Handa, JP), Nagaya; Junya (Chiryu, JP), Yakushijin; Tokio (Ikeda, JP)
Title: Motion control apparatus for a vehicle
Patent Number: 7,676,314

Inventors: Kaul; Bal K. (Fairfax, VA), Nigam; Abhash (Centreville, VA), Poturovic; Jasmina (Vienna, VA), Harandi; Mohsen N. (Calgary, CA), Goldstein; Stuart S. (Southampton, GB)
Title: Rapid cycle reforming process
Patent Number: 8,668,824

Inventors: Kauper; Herbert Rudolf (Nurnberg, DE)
Title: Combination of the chucking device and a drill and a chucking device for a drill with cutting tips on both ends
Patent Number: 8,672,332

Inventors: Kauss; Wolfgang (Francheville, FR), Desbois-Renaudin; Matthieu (Villard de Lans, FR)
Title: Hydraulic control system
Patent Number: 8,671,824

Inventors: Kawabata; Kuninori (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Semiconductor memory, memory controller, system, and operating method of semiconductor memory
Patent Number: 7,675,800

Inventors: Kawabe; Takeshi (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Image sensing apparatus, method, memory involving differential compression of display region based on zoom operation or speed
Patent Number: 7,012,641

Inventors: Kawakami; Youichi (Tondabayashi, JP), Noro; Toshiharu (Yokohama, JP), Sasai; Kosuke (Kobe, JP)
Title: Medical support system
Patent Number: 7,676,381

Inventors: Kawakubo; Takashi (Yokohama, JP), Nagano; Toshihiko (Kawasaki, JP), Nishigaki; Michihiko (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: MEMS switch
Patent Number: 7,675,393

Inventors: Kawamoto; Ikuo (Ibaraki, JP), Tomonaga; Masatoshi (Ibaraki, JP), Saiki; Yuuji (Ibaraki, JP)
Title: Method of producing a laminated optical film
Patent Number: 8,668,801

Inventors: Kawamura; Seigo (Tokyo, JP), Kusunoki; Shinobu (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Transmission apparatus and method, reception apparatus and method, communication system, recording medium, and program
Patent Number: 7,675,939

Inventors: Kawarai; Kenichi (Kawasaki, JP), Tomonaga; Hiroshi (Kawasaki, JP), Matsuoka; Naoki (Kawasaki, JP), Kato; Tsuguo (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Packet switch that converts variable length packets to fixed length packets and uses fewer QOS categories in the input queues that in the outout queues
Patent Number: 7,016,366

Inventors: Kawasaki; Hidekazu (Tokyo, JP), Itami; Akihiko (Tokyo, JP), Isobe; Kazuya (Tokyo, JP), Miwa; Hideya (Tokyo, JP), Nishimura; Kazukuni (Tokyo, JP), Ushiro; Mayuko (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Photoelectric conversion element and solar cell
Patent Number: 8,668,846

Inventors: Kawashima; Yasuyuki (Kobe, JP)
Title: Bacteria measuring apparatuses
Patent Number: 8,669,097

Inventors: Kawashima; Yuji (Ome, JP)
Title: Video encoder and portable radio terminal device using the video encoder
Patent Number: 7,675,974

Inventors: Kawasumi; Atsushi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Semiconductor integrated circuit device and semiconductor device including plurality of semiconductor circuits
Patent Number: 7,675,804

Inventors: Kayyem; Jon Faiz (Pasadena, CA), O'Connor; Stephen D. (Pasadena, CA), Gozin; Michael (Pasadena, CA), Yu; Changjun (Pasadena, CA), Meade; Thomas J. (Altadena, CA)
Title: Conductive oligomers attached to electrodes and nucleoside analogs
Patent Number: 7,014,992

Inventors: Kegasawa; Tadahiro (Fujinomiya, JP), Katsumoto; Ryuichi (Fujinomiya, JP), Takase; Masanori (Fujinomiya, JP)
Title: Method and apparatus for forming resin film
Patent Number: 7,674,412

Inventors: Keiger; Stephen A. (Copley, OH)
Title: Retention packaging
Patent Number: 7,673,751

Inventors: Kelley; Gregory S. (San Diego, CA)
Title: Medical devices including aerated adhesive bonds and methods of forming the same
Patent Number: 7,674,251

Inventors: Kellner; Bernwart (Keene, NH)
Title: Chiropractic table apparatus and method of use
Patent Number: 8,672,971

Inventors: Kelly; Gary S. (Belfast, GB), McKee; Alan (Belfast, GB)
Title: Baffle arrangement for a genset enclosure
Patent Number: 8,672,089

Inventors: Kenalty; Christopher (Toronto, CA), Gordon; Miriam (Mississauga, CA), Katz; Hart Victor (Toronto, CA)
Title: Smart mattress
Patent Number: 8,672,842

Inventors: Kennison; Aaron (Dublin, OH)
Title: Torque reaction control jig
Patent Number: 7,013,760

Inventors: Keny; Chetan (Webster, NY), Bober; Henry T (Fairport, NY), Knausdorf; Peter (Henrietta, NY)
Title: Finisher apparatus
Patent Number: 7,673,867

Inventors: Keskar; Dhananjay V. (Beaverton, OR), Bowman; Mic (Beaverton, OR)
Title: Incorporating handwritten notations into an electronic document
Patent Number: 7,013,029

Inventors: Khan; Azhar I. (Nocross, GA)
Title: Call forwarding based on determination of status of destination
Patent Number: 8,670,542

Inventors: Kidakarn; Michael (Gardena, CA)
Title: Hand held controller with pressure controls
Patent Number: 8,672,761

Inventors: Kidman; Beau (Kalamazoo, MI), Miller; Stuart (St. Kalamazoo, MI)
Title: Air filter, secondary air charging system and seal arrangement for a secondary air charging system
Patent Number: 7,673,622

Inventors: Kikuchi; Yoshimi (Nagano, JP), Okada; Masahito (Nagano, JP), Kitazawa; Kanji (Nagano, JP), Mimura; Hisashi (Nagano, JP)
Title: Angle detection system and method of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 8,669,760

Inventors: Kim; Bongyoung (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Battery pack
Patent Number: 8,669,004

Inventors: Kim; Chul-Hong (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Composition, an electrode transfer film including the same, a display panel, and a method of forming an electrode
Patent Number: 7,674,403

Inventors: Kim; Doe Cook (Daekukwangyeok, KR)
Title: Page buffer for NAND flash memory
Patent Number: 7,016,229

Inventors: Kim; Duk-Kyung (Seoul, KR), Jung; Yoon-Seok (Kyounggi-do, KR), Lee; Sang-Yun (Kyounggi-do, KR), Kim; Jin-Young (Seoul, KR)
Title: Method for assigning codes in uplink of synchronous wireless telecommunication system
Patent Number: 7,012,948

Inventors: Kim; Ha-Hyung (Seoul, KR), Jun; Jai-Il (Anyang-si, KR), Kim; Bum-Soo (Seoul, KR), Cho; Due-Hyeon (Seongnam-si, KR), Min; Tae-Hong (Seongnam-si, KR), Kim; Yun-Jung (Kwangmyong-si, KR), Ryu; Chang-Soo (Seoul, KR)
Title: Lectin protein prepared from Korean marine crab Philyra pisum, process for preparing the same and the use thereof
Patent Number: 7,015,313

Inventors: Kim; Hong Soon (San Jose, CA), Hoffman; James (San Jose, CA), Park; Beom Soo (San Jose, CA)
Title: Flexible process condition monitoring
Patent Number: 8,670,857

Inventors: Kim; Hyo Je (Changwon-si, KR)
Title: Drum washing machine
Patent Number: 8,671,720

Inventors: Kim; Jin Jong (Gyunggi-do, KR), Jung; Moon Sik (Gyunggi-do, KR), Jo; Yong Joo (Gyunggi-do, KR)
Title: Wide-angle lens system
Patent Number: 7,675,694

Inventors: Kim; Jong Heon (Seoul, KR)
Title: Apparatus for generating pseudo-noises code and method for generating pseudo-noise codes using the same
Patent Number: 7,012,950

Inventors: Kim; Jum Soo (Kyungki-Do, KR), Jung; Sung Mun (Kyungki-Do, KR), Ahn; Jung Ryul (Kyungki-Do, KR), Shin; Young Ki (Kyungki-Do, KR), Lee; Young Bok (Kyungki-Do, KR)
Title: Method of manufacturing a flash memory cell capable of increasing a coupling ratio
Patent Number: 7,015,099

Inventors: Kim; Kwan (Seoul, KR), Kim; Woo-Sik (Seoul, KR)
Title: Apparatus for detecting and adjusting transmission power of CDMA system
Patent Number: 7,012,968

Inventors: Kim; Kyu-Hyoun (Suwon-si, KR), Kim; Chang-Hyun (Seongnam-si, KR)
Title: Semiconductor integrated circuit including a power supply, and semiconductor system including a semiconductor integrated circuit
Patent Number: 7,675,158

Inventors: Kim; Sang-Nam (Seoul, KR)
Title: Brown gas mass production apparatus including a line style electrolytic cell
Patent Number: 7,014,740

Inventors: Kim; Sun-Young (Kyunggi-do, KR), Lee; Woon-Kyung (Kyunggi-do, KR), Kwon; Dong-Whee (Kyunggi-do, KR)
Title: Gate-contact structure and method for forming the same
Patent Number: 7,015,087

Inventors: Kim; Sung Wook (Seoul, KR), Kim; In Hong (Seoul, KR)
Title: Method for compressing output data and a packet command driving type memory device
Patent Number: 7,013,413

Inventors: Kim; Tae-young (Seoul, KR), Kim; Kyoo-young (Pohang-si, KR), Park; Jung-ock (Yongin-si, KR), Yoo; Duck-young (Seoul, KR)
Title: Metallic separator for fuel cell and method for anti-corrosion treatment of the same
Patent Number: 7,674,546

Inventors: Kim; Wan Ho (Pleasanton, CA), Lee; Chun Woo (San Ramon, CA), Park; Jong Ro (San Ramon, CA), Kim; Doo Seok (Pleasanton, CA), Park; Jong Hyeon (San Jose, CA)
Title: Methods and systems for supporting MIMO bursts for multicast and broadcast services
Patent Number: 8,670,364

Inventors: Kim; Woo-Tae (Yongin, KR), Heo; Eun-Gi (Cheonan, KR)
Title: Plasma display panel having dummy barrier ribs
Patent Number: 7,015,645

Inventors: Kim; Yeong Leul (Seoul, KR)
Title: Reinforced paper lid
Patent Number: 8,672,163

Inventors: Kim; Yo-Jong (Yongin-si, KR), Choi; Chang-Sik (Yongin-si, KR), Choi; Chi-Young (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: CMOS image sensor including column driver circuits and method for sensing an image using the same
Patent Number: 7,675,562

Inventors: Kim; Yong-Kyung (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Photoresist supply apparatus and method of controlling the operation thereof
Patent Number: 7,014,715

Inventors: Kim; Youn-cheul (Seoul, KR)
Title: Synchronous memory device
Patent Number: 7,675,791

Inventors: Kim; Young Sik (Cheonan-si, KR), Kim; Doo Jin (Cheonan-si, KR), Hong; Sung Bok (Cheonan-si, KR), Oh; Ki Taik (Cheonan-si, KR)
Title: Capillary exchange system of semiconductor wire bonding
Patent Number: 8,672,210

Inventors: Kim; Young-Lak (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Channel allocation method for asynchronous mobile communication system
Patent Number: 8,670,391

Inventors: Kimhi; Ohad (Kiryat Yam, IL), Haimovich; Dudu (Ramat Ishai, IL), Louzon; Aviad (Haifa, IL)
Title: Adhesive patch vascular applicator
Patent Number: 8,672,957

Inventors: Kimura; Hajime (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Electro-optical device
Patent Number: 7,012,290

Inventors: Kincaid; Stephen (Gilbert, AZ), Acosta; George M. (Phoenix, AZ), Abul-Haj; Roxanne (Mesa, AZ), Hazen; Kevin H. (Gilbert, AZ)
Title: Magneto-mechanical apparatus
Patent Number: 7,015,782

Inventors: King; Leslie Charles (Loganville, GA), Gould; Carl T. (Decatur, GA), Vier; Chester G. (Conyers, GA)
Title: Decorative luminaires
Patent Number: 7,014,341

Inventors: King; Robert (New York, NY), Latone; Thomas (Quakertown, PA)
Title: Delayed gas spring chair
Patent Number: 7,673,941

Inventors: Kingsborough; Richard P. (Acton, MA), Sokolik; Igor (Boston, MA)
Title: Organic thin film Zener diodes
Patent Number: 7,012,276

Inventors: Kinney; Michael D. (Olympia, WA)
Title: Method and apparatus for reducing the storage overhead of portable executable (PE) images
Patent Number: 7,676,800

Inventors: Kinoshita; Shigehiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Filling machine and filling monitoring method
Patent Number: 7,673,434

Inventors: Kirchner; Edward C. (Pittsfield, MA)
Title: Vacuum separation, transport and collection system for immiscible liquids
Patent Number: 7,014,779

Inventors: Kirkman; Todd A. (Chetek, WI)
Title: Electrical heater
Patent Number: 7,015,428

Inventors: Kishimoto; Hiroyuki (Hyogo, JP), Nakamae; Hirofumi (Hyogo, JP), Kotani; Marina (Hyogo, JP), Dohi; Hidehiko (Hyogo, JP), Jinnai; Hiroshi (Kyoto, JP), Kaneko; Takeshi (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Mesh and method of observing rubber slice technical field
Patent Number: 7,675,043

Inventors: Kitano; Toyoaki (Tokyo, JP), Ieda; Masahiro (Tokyo, JP), Kono; Osamu (Tokyo, JP), Okada; Shimon (Tokyo, JP), Kasuga; Kei (Tokyo, JP), Kato; Shinichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Apparatus installing device for mobile body
Patent Number: 7,015,799

Inventors: Kitazawa; Tomoko (Yokohama, JP)
Title: System LSI verification system and system LSI verification method
Patent Number: 7,676,774

Inventors: Klaveness; Jo (Olso, NO), Fuglaas; Bjorn (Olso, NO), Rongved; Pal (Oslo, NO), Johannesen; Edvin (Oslo, NO), Henrichs; Paul Mark (Wayne, PA), Gunther; Wolfgang Hans Heinrich (Wayne, PA), Bacon; Edward Richard (Wayne, PA), Toner; John Luke (Wayne, PA), McIntire; Gregory Lynn (Wayne, PA), Desai; Vinay C. (Pheonixville, PA)
Title: Light imaging contrast agents
Patent Number: 7,014,839

Inventors: Kleinsorge; Mathias (Issum, DE), Nagel; Jorg (Krefeld, DE)
Title: Impedence-matched transmitting device having high interference immunity
Patent Number: 7,013,114

Inventors: Klemarczyk; Philp T. (Canton, CT), Messana; Andrew D. (Newington, CT), Torres-Filho; Afranio (Enfield, CT), Yaeger; Erin K. (Glastonbury, CT), Doba; Takahisa (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Reworkable compositions of oxirane(s) or thirane(s)-containing resin and curing agent
Patent Number: 7,012,120

Inventors: Kley; Markus (Ellwangen, DE)
Title: Hydrodynamic coupling
Patent Number: 7,673,453

Inventors: Kline; Paul A. (Gaithersburg, MD)
Title: Power line communication system, device and method
Patent Number: 7,675,408

Inventors: Klofer; Peter (Steinen, DE)
Title: Device for the determination and/or monitoring of the filling level of the charge in a container
Patent Number: 7,012,437

Inventors: Knecht; Andreas (Kusterdingen, DE), Polzin; Ulf (Leinfelden-Echterdingen, DE)
Title: Valve, especially proportional solenoid valve
Patent Number: 7,013,920

Inventors: Kniep; Justin S. (Chandler, AZ), Kale; Aniket (Gilbert, AZ)
Title: Rectangular channel electro-acoustic aggregation device
Patent Number: 8,668,827

Inventors: Knight; Paul A. (Spokane, WA)
Title: Thermochromic equipment rack
Patent Number: 8,672,149

Inventors: Knoll; Joan H. M. (Overland Park, KS), Rogan; Peter K. (Overland Park, KS)
Title: Chromosome structural abnormality localization with single copy probes
Patent Number: 7,014,997

Inventors: Knott; Richard David (Maidstone, GB), Landham; Rowena Roshanthi (Maidstone, GB), Van Der Drift; Eric (Enkhuizen, NL)
Title: Solid formulation
Patent Number: 7,015,177

Inventors: Knuth; Kersken (Darmstadt, DE), Ragnetti; Maurizio (Mainz-Kostheim, DE), Sievi; Robert (Alzenau, DE), Walter; Frank (Russelsheim, DE), Schulz; Andreas (Offenbach, DE)
Title: UV-radiation-curable precious-metal preparation, transfer pictures containing said preparation, and process for decoration
Patent Number: 7,674,502

Inventors: Ko; Jin-Su (San Jose, CA), Park; Sunghyun (San Jose, CA)
Title: Wideband low dropout voltage regulator
Patent Number: 7,675,273

Inventors: Kobayakawa; Masato (Ichihara, JP), Miki; Hisayuki (Ichihara, JP)
Title: Method for fabrication of group III nitride semiconductor
Patent Number: 7,674,644

Inventors: Kobayashi; Masayuki (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Nakajima; Masamichi (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Image quality correcting circuit
Patent Number: 7,012,625

Inventors: Kobayashi; Naoto (Fukushima, JP)
Title: Sealing device
Patent Number: 7,675,212

Inventors: Kobayashi; Setsuo (Mobara, JP), Yanagawa; Kazuhiko (Mobara, JP)
Title: Method of measuring AC residual image in a liquid crystal display device
Patent Number: 7,012,668

Inventors: Kobayashi; Shuichi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Diffraction optical device and optical system including same
Patent Number: 7,016,114

Inventors: Kobayashi; Shuichi (Yokohama, JP), Ishihara; Keiichiro (Yokohama, JP), Soeda; Yashuhiro (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Image displaying apparatus with control over the output ratio of a plurality of light sources
Patent Number: 7,675,013

Inventors: Kobori; Hiromichi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Optical recording/playback apparatus and optical recording medium
Patent Number: 7,016,271

Inventors: Kodaira; Masakazu (Utsunomiya, JP)
Title: Ranging apparatus, lens system, and imaging apparatus
Patent Number: 8,670,657

Inventors: Koeppe, Jr.; Douglas F. (Austin, TX), Koeppe, Sr.; Douglas F. (Wimberley, TX)
Title: Apparatus and method for adjusting stringed musical instruments for fretted and unfretted play
Patent Number: 7,012,180

Inventors: Kofler; Harald (Oakdale, PA)
Title: Portable motorcycle cover
Patent Number: 7,013,904

Inventors: Koh; Christopher T. (South Deerfield, MA)
Title: Frequency conversion circuit using common local synthesizer
Patent Number: 7,013,121

Inventors: Koike; Sadamitsu (Hirakata, JP), Nanboku; Masato (Hirakata, JP), Uematsu; Eiichi (Neyagawa, JP), Yoshiyasu; Toshiaki (Hirakata, JP), Ono; Koji (Katano, JP), Iribe; Kyosuke (Hirakata, JP), Okada; Hiroshi (Yawata, JP), Yoshimoto; Yoshiharu (Hirakata, JP), Nishi; Teruma (Hirakata, JP)
Title: System for designing visual information to be displayed on monitor unit used in combination with programmable controller
Patent Number: 7,015,932

Inventors: Koizumi; Daisuke (Kawasaki, JP), Maruyama; Shigeyuki (Kawasaki, JP), Tashiro; Kazuhiro (Kawasaki, JP), Watanabe; Naoyuki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Tray in combination with electronic component attaching tool attached to the tray
Patent Number: 8,671,557

Inventors: Koizumi; Toru (Yokohama, JP), Sugawa; Shigetoshi (Atsugi, JP), Kochi; Tetsunobu (Hiratsuka, JP)
Title: Solid-state image pickup device and method of resetting the same
Patent Number: 7,015,964

Inventors: Kojima; Shoji (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor tester
Patent Number: 7,012,444

Inventors: Kokolakis; Ioannis (Athens, GR)
Title: Current steering charge pump having three parallel current paths preventing the current sources and sinks to turn off and on
Patent Number: 7,012,473

Inventors: Kokudo; Junichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: High speed timeslot assignment unit and method for a TDMA communication system
Patent Number: 7,016,333

Inventors: Kolton; Chester (Westfield, NJ), Norman; Michael (East Brunswick, NJ), Whittemore; Robert (Middletown, NY)
Title: Electronic article surveillance marker assembly
Patent Number: 7,012,526

Inventors: Komagome; Yutaka (Fujisawa, JP)
Title: Storage device, electronic device, and data error correction method
Patent Number: 8,671,330

Inventors: Komatsu; Yoshikazu (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Display control circuit and projector apparatus
Patent Number: 8,673,033

Inventors: Kominek; John Michael (Mountain View, CA), Carriere; Steven Jeromy (Mountain View, CA), Woods; Steven Gregory (Mountain View, CA)
Title: System and method for the transformation and canonicalization of semantically structured data
Patent Number: 7,676,500

Inventors: Kondo; Hayato (Yao, JP)
Title: Connector
Patent Number: 8,672,691

Inventors: Kondo; Hideki (Kagawa-ken, JP), Hosokawa; Masashi (Kagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Manufacturing system and manufacturing method for sheet-like structure
Patent Number: 7,673,573

Inventors: Kondo; Tetsuya (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Information recording medium having a wobbling groove structure
Patent Number: 7,012,860

Inventors: Konno; Taichiroo (Tokyo, JP), Arai; Masahiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Light emitting diode
Patent Number: 7,675,072

Inventors: Kono; Masaki (Tokyo, JP), Kusano; Kenichi (Tokyo, JP), Yamashita; Yoshinori (Tokyo, JP), Kitanaka; Hidetoshi (Tokyo, JP), Hatanaka; Keita (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Power converting apparatus for electric vehicle
Patent Number: 8,669,729

Inventors: Konrad; Michael (Pfronten, DE), Wolf; Georg (Markstoberdorf, DE)
Title: Device for representing and/or displaying various process and/or controlled variables
Patent Number: 7,675,481

Inventors: Koo; Bon-Woong (Andover, MA), Leavitt; Christopher J. (Gloucester, MA), Kurunczi; Peter F. (Cambridge, MA), Miller; Timothy J. (Ipswich, MA), Radovanov; Svetlana B. (Brookline, MA)
Title: Method of improving ion beam quality in an implant system
Patent Number: 8,669,538

Inventors: Koo; Hyun-Cheol (Seoul, KR), Han; Suk-Hee (Seoul, KR), Eom; Jong-Hwa (Seoul, KR), Chang; Joon-Yeon (Seoul, KR), Kim; Hyung-Jun (Daeku, KR), Yi; Hyun-Jung (Seoul, KR)
Title: Spin transistor using ferromagnet
Patent Number: 7,675,103

Inventors: Kordes; Markus (Frankenthal, DE), Koradin; Christopher (Ludwigshafen, DE), Culbertson; Deborah L. (Fuquay Varina, NC)
Title: Indanyl- and tetrahydronaphtyl-amino-thiourea compounds for combating animal pests
Patent Number: 7,674,827

Inventors: Kosann; Rod G. (New Canaan, CT), Kosann; Monica (New Canaan, CT)
Title: Folding photo case
Patent Number: 7,673,749

Inventors: Koseki; Akira (Sagamihara, JP), Takeuchi; Mikio (Zama, JP), Komatsu; Hideaki (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Systems and methods for efficiently using stack registers and storage medium therefor
Patent Number: 8,671,399

Inventors: Koseki; Yoshiteru (Iwate-ken, JP)
Title: Solid state imaging device having a back surface impurity layer
Patent Number: 8,669,631

Inventors: Kotter; Dale K. (Shelley, ID), Fluck; Frederick D. (Idaho Falls, ID)
Title: Method and apparatus for detecting concealed weapons
Patent Number: 7,013,245

Inventors: Koulik; Edouard (Golden Valley, MN)
Title: Echogenic devices and methods of making and using such devices
Patent Number: 7,014,610

Inventors: Kouyama; Mikio (Tokyo, JP), Ohmura; Ken (Tokyo, JP), Hayashi; Kenji (Tokyo, JP), Obata; Hiroaki (Tokyo, JP), Shibata; Koji (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Electrophotographic toner and production method of the same
Patent Number: 8,669,033

Inventors: Kowatari; Satoshi (Kawasaki, JP), Nakamura; Yoshiro (Kawasaki, JP), Shindo; Takako (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Method and apparatus for supporting verification, and computer product
Patent Number: 7,676,777

Inventors: Koyama; Jun (Sagamihara, JP), Kawasaki; Yuji (Atsugi, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing a drive circuit of active matrix device
Patent Number: 7,015,057

Inventors: Krachtus; Werner (Bechtsrieth, DE)
Title: Methods and systems for cameras with a disposable housing
Patent Number: 8,670,065

Inventors: Krause; Mathias (Dresden, DE), Ludwig; Christoph (Langebruck, DE), Sachse; Jens-Uwe (Dresden, DE), Deppe; Joachim (Dresden, DE), Richter; Ralf (Kunzell, DE), Kleint; Christoph (Dresden, DE), Mikalo; Ricardo (Waltersdorf, DE)
Title: Method for fabricating a semiconductor memory having charge trapping memory cells and semiconductor substrate
Patent Number: 7,015,095

Inventors: Kressner; Gerhard (Altenstadt, DE)
Title: Electric toothbrush
Patent Number: 8,671,492

Inventors: Krieg; Arthur M. (Wellesley, MA), Klinman; Dennis (Potomac, MD), Steinberg; Alfred D. (Potomac, MD)
Title: Immunostimulatory nucleic acid molecules
Patent Number: 7,674,777

Inventors: Krig; Scott (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Portable communications framework
Patent Number: 8,671,215

Inventors: Krishna; Manoj (Yarm, GB), Friesem; Tai (Barwick, GB)
Title: Posterior spinal arthroplasty system
Patent Number: 8,673,008

Inventors: Krishna; Manoj (Yarm, GB), Friesem; Tai (Barwick, GB)
Title: Spinal prosthesis and facet joint prosthesis
Patent Number: 8,673,009

Inventors: Krivokapic; Zoran (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Non-volatile memory device
Patent Number: 7,012,298

Inventors: Krstulich; Zlatko (Ottawa, CA)
Title: Enhanced IP-voice conferencing
Patent Number: 7,675,873

Inventors: Krupa; Michael Andrew (Northampton, PA), Charnegie; Jeremy (Emmaus, PA)
Title: Vacuum regulators with VAP features
Patent Number: 8,668,682

Inventors: Ku; Chin-Long (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: LED assembly with high heat dissipating capability
Patent Number: 7,675,086

Inventors: Ku; Yuan-Chin (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Windshield wiper blade assembly
Patent Number: 8,671,505

Inventors: Kuge; Nobuyuki (Zushi, JP), Kondoh; Takayuki (Yokohama, JP), Onozuka; Akira (Yokosuka, JP), Yamamura; Tomohiro (Yokohama, JP), Kamisuki; Yoshiharu (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Vehicle driving assist system
Patent Number: 8,670,915

Inventors: Kuhlmann; Kurt A. (San Jose, CA), Allen; David M. (Blachly, OR)
Title: Light emitting diode driver circuit and method
Patent Number: 7,015,654

Inventors: Kull; Andreas (Donaueschingen, DE)
Title: Low power spindle motor with a fluid dynamic spool bearing
Patent Number: 7,016,146

Inventors: Kumai; Seisaku (Kanagawa, JP), Fukatsu; Yutaka (Kanagawa, JP), Tokura; Ryota (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Process for recovering fluoropolymers
Patent Number: 7,015,263

Inventors: Kumar; Ashok (Tampa, FL), Guduru; Ravi (Tampa, FL)
Title: System and method for effecting inside plant load balancing in a telecommunications system
Patent Number: 7,016,484

Inventors: Kumar; Prem Jothipragasam (San Diego, CA), O'Neil; Thomas (La Jolla, CA), Hughes; Robbin (San Diego, CA)
Title: Management of shared client device and device manager
Patent Number: 8,671,174

Inventors: Kumar; Sushil (New Delhi, IN)
Title: Method of tandem cropping for increased production of food grain crops
Patent Number: 8,671,615

Inventors: Kunimori; Takashi (Tottori, JP), Yamazaki; Yasushi (Azumino, JP), Yasumori; Masanori (Tottori, JP)
Title: Liquid crystal display, electronic device, and method for controlling brightness of illumination unit of liquid crystal display
Patent Number: 8,669,933

Inventors: Kuntze; Christopher John (Clarkston, MI), Giles; Steve (Troy, MI), Beckley; Daniel V. (Byron, MI), Fulcher; Jason (Royal Oak, MI), Reginella; Ben (Bradford, CA), O'Brien; Timothy F. (White Lake, MI)
Title: Thixomold hinge assembly
Patent Number: 7,673,892

Inventors: Kuo; Heng-Chen (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Boot control apparatus and method
Patent Number: 7,676,667

Inventors: Kurahashi; Makoto (Nishinomiya, JP)
Title: Composition and method for controlling plant diseases
Patent Number: 8,669,205

Inventors: Kurakata; Keihiro (Kodaira, JP)
Title: Image pickup apparatus, storing method of image data and storage medium thereof
Patent Number: 7,016,091

Inventors: Kuramochi; Yuichi (Hitachinaka, JP), Innami; Toshiyuki (Mito, JP)
Title: Electrically powered brake system and control unit for electrically powered brake system
Patent Number: 7,673,949

Inventors: Kurayoshi; Yoshiyuki (Saitama, JP), Akagi; Takashi (Saitama, JP), Yuhara; Tomomi (Saitama, JP), Hirao; Naohisa (Saitama, JP)
Title: Engine fuel injection apparatus
Patent Number: 7,013,874

Inventors: Kurhekar; Manish P (Nagpur, IN), Srivastava; Biplav (Noida, IN)
Title: Method and apparatus for accessing web services
Patent Number: 7,676,472

Inventors: Kurlander; David J. (Bellevue, WA), Ling; Daniel T. (Seattle, WA)
Title: Method and system for generating user-interface output sequences
Patent Number: 7,012,607

Inventors: Kurokami; Yuuzou (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Cross polarization interference canceller and method of canceling cross polarization interference
Patent Number: 7,016,438

Inventors: Kurosawa; Hiroshi (Chiba, JP)
Title: Alignment apparatus, control method therefor, exposure apparatus, device manufacturing method, semiconductor manufacturing factory, and exposure apparatus maintenance method
Patent Number: 7,016,049

Inventors: Kurosawa; Ryuichi (Okaya, JP)
Title: Electronic instrument having mirror device
Patent Number: 7,016,100

Inventors: Kurtz; Anthony D. (Saddle River, NJ), Kochman; Boaz (New York, NY), Shang; Tonghuo (Basking Ridge, NJ)
Title: Low pass filter semiconductor structures for use in transducers for measuring low dynamic pressures in the presence of high static pressures
Patent Number: 8,671,764

Inventors: Kusakabe; Yuki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Information processing apparatus, property setting method, and storage medium
Patent Number: 8,670,532

Inventors: Kuwayama; Yasunori (Osaka, JP), Tachibana; Tadashi (Osaka, JP)
Title: Image reading device for an optical device
Patent Number: 7,012,872

Inventors: Kwon; Hye Jung (Daegu-si, KR), Park; Hong June (Pohang-si, KR)
Title: Time difference amplifier and amplification method using slew rate control
Patent Number: 8,669,810

Inventors: Kwon; Young Kil (Kyungsangnam-do, KR), Shon; Myung Hwan (Boosan-si, KR), Lee; Eon Young (Kyungsangnam-do, KR), Baik; Seung Kyu (Kyungsangnam-do, KR), Kim; Seog Whan (Kyungsangnam-do, KR), Yun; Mun Soo (Kyungsangnam-do, KR), Ryu; Kang Sik (Kyungsangnam-do, KR)
Title: Superconducting rotor with cooling system
Patent Number: 7,012,347

Inventors: Kyees; Melvin (Huntington Beach, CA)
Title: Apparatus for cooling fluids
Patent Number: 7,013,668

Inventors: Lacy; Ted M. (Worley, ID), Bolster; Randall (Spokane, WA), Lacy; Britton M. (Worley, ID)
Title: Emergency shutoff system for power machinery, wireless monitoring systems, and emergency shutoff methods
Patent Number: 7,012,519

Inventors: Lagardere; Xavier (Barcelona, ES), Magana; Jose Antonio (Barcelona, ES)
Title: Data input apparatus and method
Patent Number: 7,676,092

Inventors: Lai; Chia-Hung (Hsin-Chu, TW), Lin; Jiunn-Jyi (Hsin-Chu, TW), Chang; Tzong-Sheng (Hsin-Chu, TW), Cao; Min (Hsin-Chu, TW), Tseng; Huan-Chi (Hsin-Chu, TW), Lee; Yu-Hua (Hsin-Chu, TW), Yang; Chin-Tien (Hsin-Chu, TW)
Title: Bond pad scheme for Cu process
Patent Number: 7,015,129

Inventors: Laine; Jouko (Tampere, FI), Kontu; Mauri (Kalanti, FI)
Title: Round plate heat exchanger with improved heat exchange properties
Patent Number: 7,013,963

Inventors: Lallemant; Jean-Francois (Le Mesnil le Roi, FR)
Title: Device for detachable connection between two elements
Patent Number: 7,013,530

Inventors: Lambert; Paul A. (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for preventing misuse of a group key in a wireless network
Patent Number: 8,671,451

Inventors: Lambert; Robert Louis (Coral Gables, FL)
Title: Board control grip step for snowboards
Patent Number: 7,673,885

Inventors: Lambino; Danilo L. (Kogarah NSW 2217, AU)
Title: Rehydratable personal care compositions
Patent Number: 7,015,181

Inventors: LaMura; Robert (Dania Beach, FL)
Title: Toilet seat system for raising and lowering toilet seat
Patent Number: 8,671,469

Inventors: Landry; Edward David (Waterford, NY), Leonard; James Elmer (San Jose, CA), Stark; Randy Raymond (Morgan Hill, CA), Horn; Ronald Martin (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus to perform crack estimations for nuclear reactor
Patent Number: 7,013,224

Inventors: Lang; Philipp (Lexington, MA)
Title: Methods and devices for quantitative analysis of x-ray images
Patent Number: 7,676,023

Inventors: Lang; Volker (West Linn, OR)
Title: Implantable device system to collect parameter data for service center
Patent Number: 7,676,272

Inventors: Lange; Oliver (Schieder-Schwalenberg, DE)
Title: Tension spring clip comprising symmetrical tension springs
Patent Number: 7,014,497

Inventors: Langeman; Gary D. (Ruthven, Ontario, CA)
Title: Edge trimming tape and method of manufacture
Patent Number: 7,014,900

Inventors: Larsson; Uno (Svenljunga, SE), Larsson; Niklas (Askim, SE)
Title: Food container and method for producing food container
Patent Number: 8,672,213

Inventors: LaRue; Chris (Santa Cruz, CA)
Title: System and methods for inheriting information into a dataset
Patent Number: 7,013,313

Inventors: Lau; Joseph Wing Chung (Pokfulam, HK), Lai; Wallace (Kowloon, HK)
Title: Deep fryer
Patent Number: 7,015,429

Inventors: Lau; Kathy (Englewood, CO)
Title: Vehicle exterior windshield protective cover for protection against sun, wind, snow and ice
Patent Number: 7,673,924

Inventors: Laucius; Andrew S. (Seattle, WA), Shakib; Darren A. (North Bend, WA), Seidman; Eytan D. (Seattle, WA), Forbes; Jonathan (Bellevue, WA), Birney; Keith A. (Redmond, WA)
Title: Incremental web crawler using chunks
Patent Number: 7,676,553

Inventors: Laursen; Arthur I. (Diablo, CA), Israel; David (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Method and system for direct access to web content via a telephone
Patent Number: 7,016,348

Inventors: Lawman; Michael J. P. (Chipley, FL), Lawman; Patricia (Chipley, FL)
Title: Materials and procedures for the purification of cells
Patent Number: 7,015,034

Inventors: Lawrence; David (New York, NY), Young; Carl (New York, NY)
Title: Biometric risk management
Patent Number: 7,676,426

Inventors: Lawrence; Sean J. (Karnataka, IN), Biswas; Ashim (Karnataka, IN), Sahib; Anees A. (Karnataka, IN)
Title: Multicarrier receiver and method with phase noise reduced signal
Patent Number: 7,675,999

Inventors: Le Van; Katherine (Newark, DE)
Title: Child monitoring system
Patent Number: 7,012,522

Inventors: Leaym; Tine Marie (Saginaw, MI), Bouzeloc; Sylvie (Montigny-Le-Tilleul, BE), Creutz; Serge (Rocourt, BE)
Title: Controlled release compositions
Patent Number: 7,674,764

Inventors: LeBlang; Dennis William (Palm Desert, CA)
Title: Structural insulating core for concrete walls and floors
Patent Number: 8,671,637

Inventors: Lecloux; Daniel David (Wilmington, DE), Herron; Norman (Newark, DE), Rostovtsev; Vsevolod (Swarthmore, PA)
Title: Organic light-emitting diode luminaires
Patent Number: 8,669,547

Inventors: Lee; Chi-Chun (Yun-Lin Hsien, TW)
Title: Driving module utilized for driving a print head maintenance station
Patent Number: 7,673,962

Inventors: Lee; Chun-Liang (Taipei, TW)
Title: Device for detecting and protecting power connections and method thereof
Patent Number: 7,016,173

Inventors: Lee; David M. (Portland, OR)
Title: Efficient use of multiple buses for a scalable and reliable high-bandwidth connection
Patent Number: 7,013,360

Inventors: Lee; Dong Il (Kyunggi-do, KR), Kim; Han Gee (Kyungsangnam-do, KR), Shin; Hyoun Jeong (Inchun-si, KR)
Title: Motor for controlling inverse rotation of rotor
Patent Number: 7,675,204

Inventors: Lee; Dong-Hoon (Incheon, KR), Lee; Tae-Hee (Seoul, KR), Yun; Young-Hoon (Daegu, KR), Kim; Yong-Gu (Seoul, KR)
Title: Wine refrigerator with shelf having elastic support members
Patent Number: 7,673,761

Inventors: Lee; Hsieh-Kun (Tu-Cheng, TW), Xia; Wan-Lin (Shenzhen, CN), Li; Tao (Shenzhen, CN), Yang; Bo-Yong (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Heat dissipation device
Patent Number: 7,013,960

Inventors: Lee; Il-Gu (Seoul, KR), Lee; Sok-Kyu (Daejeon, KR), Yu; Hee-jung (Daejeon, KR), Choi; Eun-Young (Daejeon, KR), Yoon; Chan-Ho (Seoul, KR), Son; Jung-Bo (Masan, KR), Lyu; Deuk-Su (Daejeon, KR), Min; Seung-Wook (Seoul, KR), Jeon; Tae-hyun (Sungnam, KR), Bang; Seung-Chan (Daejeon, KR), Hwang; Seung-Ku (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Automatic gain control device having variable gain control interval and method thereof
Patent Number: 7,676,208

Inventors: Lee; Jae-Wook (Daegukwangyeok-shi, KR)
Title: Power control method for a mobile station
Patent Number: 7,013,159

Inventors: Lee; Ji-hong (Suwon-si, KR), Kim; Se-tae (Suwon-si, KR), Yang; Sung-un (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Apparatus and method for controlling recording speed of optical disc recording system
Patent Number: 7,016,278

Inventors: Lee; Jong-Jan (Camas, WA), Hsu; Sheng Teng (Camas, WA)
Title: Fabrication of silicon-on-nothing (SON) MOSFET fabrication using selective etching of Si.sub.1-xGe.sub.x layer
Patent Number: 7,015,147

Inventors: Lee; Ju-Yi (Taoyuan County, TW), Tsai; Shin-Kai (Taoyuan County, TW)
Title: Surface plasmon resonance measuring device
Patent Number: 8,670,122

Inventors: Lee; Jung-bae (Suwon, KR), La; One-gyun (Suwon, KR)
Title: Data input circuit and method for synchronous semiconductor memory device
Patent Number: 7,016,237

Inventors: Lee; Kuen-Chyr (Hsin-Chu, TW), Yao; Liang-Gi (Hsin-Chu, TW), Chang; Tien-Chih (Taipei, TW), Chen; Chia-Lin (Hsinchu, TW), Chen; Shih-Chang (Hsin-Chu, TW), Liang; Mong-Song (Hsin-Chu, TW)
Title: Method for improving the electrical continuity for a silicon-germanium film across a silicon/oxide/polysilicon surface using a novel two-temperature process
Patent Number: 7,012,009

Inventors: Lee; Kwang Hee (Gyeongju-si, KR)
Title: Apparatus for treating sewage using a semi-batch process and associated method
Patent Number: 7,674,380

Inventors: Lee; Man Hoan (Kyongsangbuk-do, KR), Lee; Ha Young (Seoul, KR)
Title: In-plane switching mode liquid crystal display device and method of fabricating the same
Patent Number: 7,675,594

Inventors: Lee; Phal Jin (Jinhae-si, KR)
Title: Drum-type washer control method and drum-type washer using the same
Patent Number: 7,673,359

Inventors: Lee; Sang Chul (Yongin-Si, KR)
Title: Backlight unit and liquid crystal display device having same
Patent Number: 7,674,006

Inventors: Lee; Seung Cheol (Icheon-Shi, KR), Park; Sang Wook (Seoul, KR), Song; Pil Geun (Seoul, KR)
Title: Method of manufacturing flash memory device
Patent Number: 7,015,097

Inventors: Lee; Seung Seob (Daejeon, KR), Lee; Kang Won (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Piezoresistive device, method of manufacturing the same and piezoresistive-type touch panel having the same
Patent Number: 8,669,964

Inventors: Lee; Seung-Jae (Seoul, KR), Kim; Te-Hyun (Gyeonggi-Do, KR), Chu; Youn-Sung (Seoul, KR), Son; Sung-Mu (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Keshavamurthy; Kiran Kumar (Gyeonggi-Do, KR)
Title: Apparatus and method for moving rights object from one device to another device via server
Patent Number: 8,671,452

Inventors: Lee; Un-Koo (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Rear suspension system of an automotive vehicle
Patent Number: 7,014,201

Inventors: Lee; Wangjoo (Daejon, KR), Kim; Dong-Ho (Daejon, KR), Choi; Jae-Ick (Daejon, KR)
Title: Tunable magnetic field amplifying device
Patent Number: 7,675,288

Inventors: Lee; Wen-Yaung (San Jose, CA), Li; Jinshan (San Jose, CA), Mauri; Daniele (San Jose, CA), York; Brian R. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Magnetic read head having increased electron exchange
Patent Number: 7,675,717

Inventors: Lee; Woo-Jin (Seoul, KR), Kim; Kyu-Hyoun (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Integrated circuit devices having duty cycle correction circuits that receive control signals over first and second separate paths and methods of operating the same
Patent Number: 7,015,739

Inventors: Lee; Yong-Tak (Kyunggi-do, KR)
Title: Method of fabricating a ferromagnetic memory device
Patent Number: 7,015,094

Inventors: Lee; You Sang (Seongnam-si, KR), Hwang; Sang Won (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Non-volatile semiconductor memory device using adjacent bit lines for data transmission and method of driving the same
Patent Number: 7,675,777

Inventors: Lehman; James A. (Neenah, WI)
Title: Interactive inventor's menu
Patent Number: 7,676,758

Inventors: Lei; Ming-Ta (Hsin-Chu, TW), Lin; Yih-Shung (Sanchung, TW), Liu; Ai-Sen (Hsin-Chu, TW), Lin; Cheng-Chung (Taipei, TW), Perng; Baw-Ching (Hsin-Chu, TW), Lin; Chia-Hui (Hsin-Chu, TW)
Title: Method for forming multiple spacer widths
Patent Number: 7,011,929

Inventors: Lei; Ping Yu (New Taipei, TW), Hsiao; Cheng Han (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Cat toilet device
Patent Number: 8,671,888

Inventors: Lei; Weilin (Beijing, CN)
Title: Method and system for reducing dynamic false contour in the image of an alternating current plasma display
Patent Number: 8,670,005

Inventors: Leisten; Oliver Paul (Raunds, GB)
Title: Dielectrically-loaded antenna
Patent Number: 7,675,477

Inventors: Leonard; Cathal (Dublin, IE)
Title: Alignment device
Patent Number: 8,671,583

Inventors: Lesesky; Alan (Charlotte, NC), Weant; Bob (Rock Hill, SC)
Title: System, apparatus and methods for data communication between vehicle and remote data communication terminal, between portions of vehicle and other portions of vehicle, between two or more vehicles, and between vehicle and communications network
Patent Number: 7,015,800

Inventors: Lessard; Simon (La Prairie, CA), Bonev; Ilian (St-Lambert, CA), Bigras; Pascal (Montreal, CA)
Title: Parallel manipulator
Patent Number: 7,673,537

Inventors: Lester; Steven D. (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: GaN based LED with etched exposed surface for improved light extraction efficiency and method for making the same
Patent Number: 7,674,639

Inventors: Leu; Charles (Fremont, CA), Chen; Ga-Lane (Fremont, CA)
Title: Planar surface illuminator
Patent Number: 7,014,351

Inventors: Leu; Charles (Fremont, CA), Chen; Mi-Chien (Tu-Chen, TW), Yu; Tai-Cheng (Tu-chen, TW), Chen; Ga-Lane (Fremont, CA), Liu; Ming-Hsuan (Tu-chen, TW)
Title: Light guide plate with diffusing protrusions
Patent Number: 7,014,343

Inventors: Lever; Paul J. A. (Pinjarra hills, AU), Guan; Zhiqiang (Pinjara hills, AU), Sivadorai; Muraliganesh (Pinjarra hills, AU)
Title: Rock sampling apparatus
Patent Number: 8,672,417

Inventors: Levi; Sigalit (Modi'in, IL), Niddam-Hildesheim; Valerie (Kadima, IL), Koltai; Iamas (Netanya, IL)
Title: Crystal forms of O-desmethylvenlafaxine
Patent Number: 7,674,935

Inventors: Levionnais; Philippe (Caen, FR), Picquenot; David (Authie, FR)
Title: NFC for mobile telephone
Patent Number: 8,670,801

Inventors: Lewis; Victor Marcus (Rushcutters Bay, AU), Lewis; David Adrian (Rushcutters Bay, AU), Lewis; Deborah Ann (Rushcutters Bay, AU)
Title: Quick cook dehydrated vegetables
Patent Number: 7,014,879

Inventors: Li; Che-Yu (Roslyn, NY)
Title: Electrical contact and connector and method of manufacture
Patent Number: 7,014,479

Inventors: Li; Gary G. (Gilbert, AZ), Chapman; Michael E. S. (Gilbert, AZ), Mahadevan; Dave S. (Mesa, AZ)
Title: Lead frame with flag support structure
Patent Number: 7,012,324

Inventors: Li; George T. C. (Carson City, NV)
Title: Roasting oven with dual heating elements
Patent Number: 7,012,221

Inventors: Li; Hui (Hannover, DE), Blawat; Meinolf (Hannover, DE), Klausberger; Wolfgang (Hannover, DE), Kubsch; Stefan (Hohnhorst, DE), Hepper; Dietmar (Hannover, DE)
Title: Method and device for handling metadata
Patent Number: 7,676,480

Inventors: Li; Shuo-Yen Robert (Hong Kong, HK)
Title: Conditionally nonblocking switch of the expander type
Patent Number: 7,016,345

Inventors: Li; Weicheng (Lansdale, PA)
Title: Method and device of turbine submerged combustion boiler
Patent Number: 8,671,689

Inventors: Li; Xiaomei (Edmonton, CA), Zeng; Le (Vegreville, CA), Jenson; Earl August (Vegreville, CA)
Title: Process for removal and recovery of nutrients from digested manure or other organic wastes
Patent Number: 7,014,768

Inventors: Li; Xuening (Cary, NC), Jochum; Thomas A. (Durham, NC)
Title: Transconductance amplifier with multi-emitter structure for current balance in a multi-phase regulator
Patent Number: 7,015,757

Inventors: Li; Yang (Shenzhen, CN), Lin; Yu-Hsu (San Jose, CA), Wu; Jeng-Da (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Mounting apparatus for heat sink
Patent Number: 7,675,753

Inventors: Li; Zhitao (Zhongshan, CN)
Title: Tire pressure monitoring system and vehicular tire pressure device thereof
Patent Number: 8,670,898

Inventors: Liang; Jiangang (San Jose, CA), Weerasooriya; Siri S. (Campbell, CA), Cai; Yilin (Fremont, CA)
Title: Disk drive estimating repeatable runout of reference pattern based on repeatable runout of phase error
Patent Number: 8,670,206

Inventors: Liao; Henry H. (Los Alamitos, CA)
Title: One-axis solar tracker system and apparatus with wind lock devices
Patent Number: 8,671,930

Inventors: Liew; Choong-Chin (Toronto, CA)
Title: Method of profiling gene expression in a subject having colorectal cancer
Patent Number: 8,669,058

Inventors: Lim; Dong Kwon (Seongnam, KR), Lee; Hyuk Koo (Yongin, KR), Suh; Hea Ran (Icheon, KR), Cho; Seong Hwan (Suwon, KR), Lee; Kwang Hyeg (Seongnam, KR), Kim; Yun Cheul (Seoul, KR), Jung; Sung Hak (Seoul, KR), Lee; Sung Hak (Yongin, KR), Kang; Hyun Suk (Seoul, KR), Park; Kyung Mi (Seoul, KR), Jung; Yun Taek (Seoul, KR), Cheon; Jun Hee (Suwon, KR), Park; Choong Sil (Icheon, KR), Youn; Yong Sik (Yongin, KR), Kim; Young Hoon (Seoul, KR), Yeon; Kyu Jeong (Yongin, KR), Chae; Myeong Yun (Seongnam, KR), Jin; Hae Tak (Yongin, KR)
Title: Crystalline organic acid salt of amlodipine
Patent Number: 7,015,238

Inventors: Lim; Jong-Hyoung (Hwaseong-si, KR), Kang; Sang-Seok (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Semiconductor memory device including on die termination circuit and on die termination method thereof
Patent Number: 7,675,316

Inventors: Lim; Yoon Pin (Singapore, SG)
Title: Cancer biomarker and the use thereof
Patent Number: 8,669,067

Inventors: Lima; Jose M. (Cambridge, CA), Carter; David A. (Cambridge, CA)
Title: Adjustable work surface support mechanism
Patent Number: 7,013,813

Inventors: Lin; Cheng-I (Beimen Township, Tainan County, TW)
Title: Modulized wave filter
Patent Number: 7,675,381

Inventors: Lin; Cheng-Wei (Taoyuan, TW)
Title: Separation type pneumatic dual partition membrane pump and external pneumatic control valve thereof
Patent Number: 8,672,645

Inventors: Lin; Chi-Hung (Taipei, TW), Chen; How-Foo (Taipei, TW), Chiang; Ya-Ling (Taipei, TW)
Title: Method of detecting drug resistant microorganisms by surface plasmon resonance system
Patent Number: 7,675,626

Inventors: Lin; Ching-Wei (Tao-Yuan Hsien, TW)
Title: Method of forming a thin film transistor by utilizing a laser crystallization process
Patent Number: 7,014,708

Inventors: Lin; Da-Wen (Taiping, TW), Sheu; Yi-Ming (Hsinchu, TW), Leung; Ying-Keung (Aberdeen, HK)
Title: Recessed gate structure with reduced current leakage and overlap capacitance
Patent Number: 7,012,014

Inventors: Lin; Freddy (Taichung, TW)
Title: Pneumatic grinder with easily replacing grinding disc
Patent Number: 7,014,548

Inventors: Lin; Hsi-Tan (Taichung, TW)
Title: Foldable musical instrument pedal device
Patent Number: 8,669,454

Inventors: Lin; Huei (Tao Yuan Shien, TW), Chiu; Hsien-Chieh (Fongshan, TW)
Title: Electronic device and 3-dimensional antenna structure thereof
Patent Number: 7,015,864

Inventors: Lin; Hung-Ming (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Fan rotation speed control system and method
Patent Number: 8,672,640

Inventors: Lin; Jen-Cheng (Chung-Ho City, Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Computer hard disk damper
Patent Number: 7,016,189

Inventors: Lin; Jhy-Chain (Tu-Cheng, TW), Chen; Ga-Lane (Fremont, CA)
Title: Heat generator
Patent Number: 7,015,424

Inventors: Lin; Kun-Hsi (Taichung City, TW)
Title: Strainer
Patent Number: 7,013,500

Inventors: Lin; Paul (Tainan Hsien, TW)
Title: Drive motor assembly for a vehicle sunshade assembly
Patent Number: 7,673,925

Inventors: Lin; Qun Ying (Singapore, SG), Tan; Sia Kim (Singapore, SG), Tan; Soon Yoeng (Johor, MY), Chong; Huey Ming (Singapore, SG)
Title: Half tone alternating phase shift masks
Patent Number: 7,014,962

Inventors: Lin; Shengli (San Jose, CA)
Title: Method and device for routing over a void for high speed signal routing in electronic systems
Patent Number: 8,669,830

Inventors: Lin; Shian-Nan (Hsin-Chu, TW), Lin; Yi-Hsun (Hsin-Chu, TW), Hsu; Cheng-Chia (Nan-Tou, TW), Chang; Deng-Kang (Hsin-Chu, TW)
Title: Lighting apparatus formed by serially-driven lighting units
Patent Number: 7,675,241

Inventors: Lin; Song-Fure (Hsinchu, TW), Wang; Pin-Sung (Hsinchu, TW), Chiu; Chien-Hsiung (Hsinchu, TW), Liu; Li-Jen (Taipei, TW)
Title: Bi-directional transceiver module based on silicon optic bench
Patent Number: 7,013,056

Inventors: Lin; Tro-Hsu (Taichung, TW), Hu; Tien-Chen (Pingtung, TW), Pu; Hong-Jin (Pingtung, TW), Zhuang; Zhi-Zan (Kaohsiung, TW)
Title: Convex profile anode for electroplating system
Patent Number: 7,014,739

Inventors: Lin; Tzu-Chih (Hsinchu County, TW)
Title: Digital camera with lens being automatically retractable and automatic retraction method thereof
Patent Number: 7,675,564

Inventors: Lindblade; Stephen (Waller, TX), Fontenot; William (Houston, TX), Heyl; Caspar (Houston, TX)
Title: Turret bearing structure for vessels
Patent Number: 8,671,864

Inventors: Lindquist; Benjamin (Tallahassee, FL)
Title: System and method for creating gateway between an analytical database and a virtual world
Patent Number: 8,671,350

Inventors: Ling; Marvin T. (Scottsdale, AZ)
Title: Methods and apparatus for transacting electronic commerce using account hierarchy and locking of accounts
Patent Number: 7,676,432

Inventors: Liou; Shiann-Ming (Campbell, CA), Kao; Huahung (San Jose, CA)
Title: Leadless multi-chip module structure
Patent Number: 8,669,139

Inventors: Lipari; John M. (Racine, WI), Raymond; Dawn M. (Solana Beach, CA), Reiland; Tom (Gages Lake, IL)
Title: Formulations comprising lipid-regulating agents
Patent Number: 7,014,864

Inventors: Lippard; Karl C. (Colorado Springs, CO)
Title: Barrel link for a semiautomatic weapon
Patent Number: 7,673,553

Inventors: Lipshutz; Robert J. (Palo Alto, CA), Sapolsky; Ronald J. (Mountain View, CA), Ghandour; Ghassan (Atherton, CA)
Title: Polymorphism detection
Patent Number: 7,674,587

Inventors: Lipson; Erik (Philadelphia, PA)
Title: Novelty cup with jewelry
Patent Number: 8,672,169

Inventors: Liron; John E. (Rough and Ready, CA)
Title: Routing switcher with variable input/output architecture
Patent Number: 7,013,361

Inventors: Litsyn; Simon (Giv'at Shmuel, IL), Sharon; Eran (Rishon Lezion, IL), Alrod; Idan (Herzliya, IL)
Title: Method and system for adaptive coding in flash memories
Patent Number: 8,671,327

Inventors: Little; Chad (Phoenix, AZ)
Title: Methods and apparatus for advertising via computer networks and websites
Patent Number: 8,671,016

Inventors: Littledeer; Tomislav F. (Carignan, Quebec, CA)
Title: Board for opening an oyster
Patent Number: 7,674,159

Inventors: Liu; An-Hsia (Torrance, CA), Liu; Victor D. (Torrance, CA), Liu; Alexander D. (Torrance, CA), Liu; Wen-Shueh M. (Torrance, CA)
Title: Carrying container folded from a die cut sheet material
Patent Number: 8,672,122

Inventors: Liu; Bo (Singapore, SG), Yuan; Zhimin (Singapore, SG)
Title: Method and implementation of in-situ absolute head medium spacing measurement
Patent Number: 7,016,131

Inventors: Liu; Cathy Ye (San Jose, CA), MacDonald; Charles E. (Los Gatos, CA), Caroselli; Joseph P. (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: High rate product code decoding for partial response channel
Patent Number: 7,012,974

Inventors: Liu; Donald Pakman (Las Vegas, NV), Lui; Raymond Waiman (Las Vegas, NV)
Title: Alignment disk for document validator
Patent Number: 7,014,189

Inventors: Liu; Dong-Shuei (Fongyuan City, Taichung County, TW)
Title: Kick stand assembly for a baby stroller
Patent Number: 7,014,203

Inventors: Liu; Hain-Ling (San Jose, CA), Chen; Min (San Leandro, CA), Kang; Soo-Choon (San Jose, CA)
Title: Disk drive employing repeatable disturbance compensation for fly height control
Patent Number: 7,675,707

Inventors: Liu; Hsiu-Hsiung (Jhonghe City, Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Safety type quick connector
Patent Number: 7,673,911

Inventors: Liu; Jung-Tao (Saratoga, CA)
Title: Transform domain multi-user detection for femtocell
Patent Number: 8,670,378

Inventors: Liu; Lianjun (Chandler, AZ)
Title: Three dimensional integrated passive device and method of fabrication
Patent Number: 7,674,646

Inventors: Liu; Min (Redmond, WA), Stokes; Michael (Eagle, ID), Wong; Gilman K. (Redmond, WA), Matsuzawa; Takashi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Transformation of EXIF images
Patent Number: 7,676,118

Inventors: Liu; Wuping (Singapore, SG), Zhang; Bei Chao (Singapore, SG), Hsia; Liang Choo (Singapore, SG)
Title: Self-patterning of photo-active dielectric materials for interconnect isolation
Patent Number: 7,012,022

Inventors: Lo; Li-Chun (Taipei, TW)
Title: Method for processing sound effects in a notebook computer
Patent Number: 7,013,012

Inventors: Lo; Pei-hwa (Ramsey, NJ)
Title: Method for detecting emitted acoustic signals including signal to noise ratio enhancement
Patent Number: 7,012,854

Inventors: Lo; Yuhwa (San Diego, CA), Zhang; Deying (La Jolla, CA)
Title: Fluidic adaptive lens
Patent Number: 7,675,686

Inventors: Lobl; Naftali (Ramat Gan, IL)
Title: Lollipop stick and lollipop container
Patent Number: 7,014,877

Inventors: Loc'H; Julie (Puteaux, FR), Arditi; David (Clamart, FR), Camus; Sylvie (Palaiseau, FR)
Title: Recovery of expired decryption keys
Patent Number: 8,670,567

Inventors: Loh; William (Petaluma, CA), Rosenbaum; John M. (Richmond, CA), Bertrand; Nancy J. (Lafayette, CA), Lemay; Patricia V. (Vallejo, CA)
Title: Hydraulic fluid compositions and preparation thereof
Patent Number: 7,674,364

Inventors: Lohmann; Jurgen (Hamburg, DE)
Title: Apparatus and method for testing an aircraft tank system
Patent Number: 8,671,998

Inventors: Lohmeier; Kevin F. (Roscoe, IL)
Title: Three part laminated construction
Patent Number: 8,668,973

Inventors: Lok; Chun Yin (Hong Kong SAR, CN)
Title: Hair brushing appliance
Patent Number: 7,015,420

Inventors: Lollar; John S. (Decatur, GA)
Title: Modified factor VIII
Patent Number: 7,012,132

Inventors: Long; Steven Nelson (Salt Lake City, UT), Belt; Cary David (Salt Lake City, UT), Golightly; Craig (Salt Lake City, UT), Lisonbee; James (Salt Lake City, UT), Oaks; Gregory (Salt Lake City, UT), Nelson; Mark Hildor (Salt Lake City, UT)
Title: Computer-based abacus training system
Patent Number: 8,672,683

Inventors: Lopes; Claudio Cerqueira (Rio de Janeiro, BR), Lopes; Rosangela Sabattini Capella (Rio de Janeiro, BR), Norbega; Jari Cardoso (Rio de Janeiro, BR), Barbosa; Glaucia Slans Alves (Rio de Janeiro, BR), Guerra; Maicon (Niteroi-Rio de Janeiro, BR), Roque Mota Carvalho; Jose (Bahia, BR)
Title: Substituted cumarines, process for the production of said cumarines and composition containing said cumarines
Patent Number: 7,674,398

Inventors: Loudermilk; Kenneth J. (Duluth, GA)
Title: Low noise level HVAC system having displacement with induction
Patent Number: 7,013,969

Inventors: Lowe; Jeffrey Chih-Hou (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Calibration procedure considering gas solubility
Patent Number: 8,671,733

Inventors: Lu; Jung-Chang (New Taipei, TW), Chu; Chi-Shin (New Taipei, TW), Lee; Chung-Shu (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Regulating apparatus with soft-start and fast-shutdown function
Patent Number: 8,670,251

Inventors: Lu; Po Wen (Tanzih Township, Taichung County 427, TW)
Title: Cutter for cutting and grinding optical lens in a single process
Patent Number: 7,014,542

Inventors: Lu; Po-Ching (Pingtung County, TW), Wen; Hui-Wen (Hsinchu County, TW), Wang; Ming-Zhou (Henan, CN)
Title: Scanner
Patent Number: 8,670,164

Inventors: Lucero; Lawrence (Arvada, CO)
Title: Window cleaning device for out of reach windows
Patent Number: 7,674,060

Inventors: Luick; David A. (Rochester, MN)
Title: Minimizing unscheduled D-cache miss pipeline stalls in a cascaded delayed execution pipeline
Patent Number: 7,676,656

Inventors: Luke; Wayne Douglas (West Lafayette, IN)
Title: Process for preparing benzoic acids
Patent Number: 7,012,153

Inventors: Lundby; Stein A. (Solana Beach, CA)
Title: Feedback for data transmissions
Patent Number: 7,676,724

Inventors: Lunenfeld; Harvey (East Northport, NY)
Title: Metasearch engine for returning price data related to at least one stock returned in search results and at least one related news item link using at least one query on multiple unique hosts
Patent Number: 8,671,140

Inventors: Luo; Chin-Kuang (Taichung City, TW)
Title: Anion generating device utilizing solar power
Patent Number: 7,674,437

Inventors: Luo; Mei (San Jose, CA), Shumarayev; Sergey (San Leandro, CA), Wong; Wilson (San Francisco, CA), Lee; Chong H. (San Ramon, CA)
Title: Dynamically-adjustable differential output drivers
Patent Number: 7,675,326

Inventors: Ly; Tai Wei (San Diego, CA), Tran; Marie Chantal Siu-Ying (Arcadia, CA), Raaum; Erik Dean (Teton Village, WY)
Title: 2,5-disubstituted arylsulfonamide CCR3 antagonists
Patent Number: 8,669,247

Inventors: MacDonald; Daniel (Ottawa, CA)
Title: WiMAX R6 control architecture
Patent Number: 8,670,387

Inventors: MacDougall; Thomas D. (Sugar Land, TX), Ovutmen; Nihat (Sugar Land, TX), Fraker; Mark (Houston, TX), Yao; Qing (Pearland, TX), Ross; Donald (Houston, TX)
Title: Flow control device with a permeable membrane
Patent Number: 7,673,678

Inventors: Mace; Christian (Bruyeres le Chatel, FR), Le Clanche; Gerard (Draveil, FR)
Title: Thermostatic cartridge for regulating hot and cold fluids to be mixed, and a mixer tap provided with such a cartridge
Patent Number: 7,673,808

Inventors: Macey; Marion G. (London, GB)
Title: Method of measuring platelet activation
Patent Number: 7,011,938

Inventors: MacGregor; Lucy M. (Edinburgh, GB), Sinha; Martin C. (Southampton, GB)
Title: Electromagnetic surveying for hydrocarbon reservoirs
Patent Number: 7,675,290

Inventors: Mack; Klaus (Hardthausen, DE), Knickmann; Kai (Remseck, DE)
Title: Self-venting filter element for a fuel filter arrangement
Patent Number: 7,014,766

Inventors: Mack; Michael Peter (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Constant current and voltage generator
Patent Number: 7,675,353

Inventors: MacLean; Alasdair Roderick (Glasgow, GB), Brown; Susanne Moira (Glasgow, GB), Fraser; Nigel William (Philadelphia, PA), Randazzo; Bruce Paul (Philadelphia, PA)
Title: Treatment of cancer using HSV mutant
Patent Number: 7,674,468

Inventors: Madic; Charles (Thiais, FR), Berthon; Laurence (Connaux, FR), Zorz; Nicole (Bagnols/Ceze, FR), Coulombeau; Helene (Orsay, FR), Testard; Fabienne (Paris, FR), Zemb; Thomas (Viroflay, FR), Gibanel; Sebastien (La Force, FR), Larpent; Chantal (Versailles, FR), Baczko; Krystyna (Orsay, FR)
Title: Heat-sensitive compounds exhibitng a cloud point which can be used as extractants for the separation of metals in aqueous solution
Patent Number: 7,015,340

Inventors: Maeda; Masao (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Recording apparatus and control method therefor
Patent Number: 7,014,288

Inventors: Maeda; Muneyoshi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Image sensing apparatus having an image sensor
Patent Number: 7,675,569

Inventors: Maeda; Osamu (Daito, JP)
Title: Pushbutton input device, remote control equipped with pushbutton input device, and method of manufacturing pushbutton unit used for pushbutton input device
Patent Number: 7,015,834

Inventors: Maeda; Toru (Itami, JP), Igarashi; Naoto (Itami, JP), Hirose; Kazuhiro (Itami, JP), Toyoda; Haruhisa (Itami, JP)
Title: Method of producing soft magnetic material, soft magnetic powder, and dust core
Patent Number: 7,674,342

Inventors: Maegawa; Hiroshi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Optical pickup device, information reproduction/recording apparatus, and information processing apparatus
Patent Number: 7,016,273

Inventors: Maehara; Hayato (Saitama, JP), Hirayama; Taku (Saitama, JP)
Title: Internal combustion engine with breather chamber
Patent Number: 7,673,620

Inventors: Maeng; Hyuk-Jae (Ilsan-gu, Goyang-shi, Kyungki-do 410-708, KR)
Title: Sliding vane of rotors
Patent Number: 7,674,101

Inventors: Mahalingam; Harish (Ledgewood, NJ), Jones; Brian (Warwick, NY), McCain; Nicole (Bronx, NY)
Title: Lightening compositions and methods of use
Patent Number: 7,014,844

Inventors: Mahany; Ronald L. (Cedar Rapids, IA)
Title: Spread spectrum transceiver module utilizing multiple mode transmission
Patent Number: 7,676,198

Inventors: Mahany; Ronald L. (Cedar Rapids, IA)
Title: Local area network having multiple channel wireless access
Patent Number: 7,013,138

Inventors: Maheshwari; Dinesh (Fremont, CA)
Title: Optical switch cascading system and method with fixed incidence angle correction
Patent Number: 7,013,058

Inventors: Mair; Roland (Tettnang, DE)
Title: Method for determining a starting speed in a motor vehicle
Patent Number: 8,672,806

Inventors: Maki; Hajime (Niihama, JP), Takeuchi; Yoshiaki (Niihama, JP), Saitou; Yuzuru (Niihama, JP)
Title: Process for producing fine .alpha.-alumina particles
Patent Number: 7,674,525

Inventors: Makuta; Yohei (Saitama, JP)
Title: Vehicular cooling system
Patent Number: 7,673,592

Inventors: Malima; Asanterabi (Lynn, MA), Busnaina; Ahmed (Ashland, MA), Siavoshi; Salome (Cambridge, MA), Somu; Sivasubramanian (Boston, MA), Yilmaz; Cihan (Boston, MA), Musacchio; Tiziana (Boston, MA), Upponi; Jaydev (Boston, MA), Torchilin; Vladimir (Charlestown, MA)
Title: Multi-biomarker biosensor
Patent Number: 8,668,978

Inventors: Malina; Ludek (Kloten, CH)
Title: Drawing frame for a spinning machine
Patent Number: 8,671,657

Inventors: Manapragada; Sai (San Jose, CA), Kluesing; Alvin Dale (San Jose, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for wireless clock regeneration
Patent Number: 8,671,302

Inventors: Mangols; Thomas (Erfurt, DE), Krug; Michael (Jena, DE)
Title: Device for the laser transmission welding of components over a ring-shaped contact zone
Patent Number: 8,669,487

Inventors: Manias; Evangelos (State College, PA), Rackaitis; Mindaugas (State College, PA), Strawhecker; Kenneth E. (State College, PA)
Title: Method for control of temperature-sensitivity of polymers in solution
Patent Number: 7,011,930

Inventors: Marinca; Stefan (Limerick, IE)
Title: Bandgap voltage reference
Patent Number: 7,012,416

Inventors: Mark; Barry Ding Ken (Ottawa, CA), Patriarche; Douglas Heath (Ottawa, CA)
Title: Enhanced packet network and method for carrying multiple packet streams within a single label switched path
Patent Number: 7,012,933

Inventors: Markiewicz; W. Denis (Tallahassee, FL), Dixon; Iain R. (Tallahassee, FL), Swenson; Charles A. (Tallahassee, FL), Marshall; W. Scott (Tallahassee, FL), Walsh; Robert P. (Tallahassee, FL), Painter; Thomas (Tallahassee, FL), van Sciver; Steven (Tallahassee, FL)
Title: Wide bore high field magnet
Patent Number: 7,015,779

Inventors: Marks; Douglas C. (Murrysville, PA), Parks; David A. (Baden, PA), Helms; Roger W. (Beaver Falls, PA), Stay; Amelia M. (Monaca, PA), Little; David E. (Midland, PA)
Title: Circuit breaker including rotary interlock for secondary cover
Patent Number: 7,012,493

Inventors: Martenson; David D. (Oregon City, OR)
Title: System and method for detecting and characterizing media
Patent Number: 7,015,474

Inventors: Marth; Jamey D. (San Diego, CA), Freeze; Hudson H. (San Diego, CA)
Title: Diagnosis of human glycosylation disorders
Patent Number: 7,674,577

Inventors: Martin; Anthony (Andover, GB)
Title: Apparatus for bio-decontamination of enclosures
Patent Number: 7,674,440

Inventors: Martin; Russel Allyn (Menlo Park, CA), Aflatooni; Koorosh (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Display having an embedded microlens array
Patent Number: 8,670,171

Inventors: Maruyama; Akeo (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Electronic mail transmitting apparatus having a printer driver for transmitting electronic mail and method for transmitting electronic mail by a printer driver
Patent Number: 7,016,057

Inventors: Maruyama; Akira (Nagano-ken, JP), Ishibashi; Osamu (Nagano-ken, JP), Ichikawa; Kazuhiro (Nagano-ken, JP)
Title: Cartridge recycling information apparatus, corresponding method, and cartridge to be recycled
Patent Number: 7,013,101

Inventors: Maruyama; Yohji (Iruma, JP), Ikekame; Hiroshi (Tokyo, JP), Takano; Hisashi (Kodaira, JP)
Title: Disk drive having magnetic head conduction paths with arrangements to control impedance
Patent Number: 7,016,156

Inventors: Masanek, Jr.; Frederick W. (Barrington, IL)
Title: Multiple article injection molding system
Patent Number: 7,674,105

Inventors: Mase; Tomoyuki (Aichi-ken, JP), Oyabu; Toyohisa (Aichi-ken, JP), Hirabayashi; Nobuo (Aichi-kin, JP)
Title: Isolated DC-DC converter with active clamp circuit
Patent Number: 8,670,247

Inventors: Massaro; Michael (Monroe, CT), Meraviglia; Sandra Dawn (Milford, CT), Abbas; Syed Husain (Seymour, CT), Khara; Bipinchandra J. (West Windsor, NJ), Shevade; Makarand S (Plainsboro, NJ), Van Vlijmem; Michael Bernardus (Plainsboro, NJ)
Title: Reduced odor toilet bar composition
Patent Number: 7,015,179

Inventors: Massee; Johan (Lunteren, NL)
Title: Method and forming machine for deforming a hollow workpiece
Patent Number: 7,013,690

Inventors: Masuda; Masachika (Tokorozawa, JP), Wada; Tamaki (Higashimurayama, JP), Sugiyama; Michiaki (Tokyo, JP), Nishizawa; Hirotaka (Kokubunji, JP), Sugano; Toshio (Kodaira, JP), Takahashi; Yasushi (Urawa, JP), Kawamura; Masayasu (Higashiyamato, JP)
Title: Stacked semiconductor device including improved lead frame arrangement
Patent Number: 7,012,321

Inventors: Masui; Noriaki (Kanagawa, JP), Deguchi; Shigeru (Kanagawa, JP), Tsujii; Kaoru (Kanagawa, JP), Horikoshi; Koki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Method of coring crustal core sample, and antimicrobial polymeric gel and gel material used in the method
Patent Number: 7,013,993

Inventors: Masuo; Yoko (Iruma, JP), Okamoto; Wataru (Yokohama, JP), Miyamoto; Hironobu (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Memory system having multiple channels and method of generating read commands for compaction in memory system
Patent Number: 8,671,257

Inventors: Matalon; Reuben (Coral Gables, FL), Kaul; Rajinder (Miami, FL), Cao; Guang Ping (Miami, FL), Balamurugan; Kuppareddi (Miami, FL), Michals-Matalon; Kimberlee (Coral Gables, FL)
Title: Antibodies to polypeptides encoded by aspartoacylase polynucleotides
Patent Number: 8,669,351

Inventors: Matano; Takahiro (Shiga, JP), Sakamoto; Akihiko (Shiga, JP)
Title: Material for thermal compensation and optical communication device using the material
Patent Number: 7,013,062

Inventors: Mathew; Leo (Austin, TX), Min; Byoung W. (Austin, TX)
Title: Method for converting a planar transistor design to a vertical double gate transistor design
Patent Number: 7,013,447

Inventors: Matsuda; Hideo (Yamatotakada, JP)
Title: Constant voltage output circuit
Patent Number: 7,675,725

Inventors: Matsuda; Mikinori (Kanagawa, JP), Kurita; Kazuhito (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Reproducing device
Patent Number: 8,671,421

Inventors: Matsugu; Masakazu (Chiba, JP), Mori; Katsuhiko (Kawasaki, JP), Ishii; Mie (Machida, JP), Mitarai; Yusuke (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Information processing apparatus, information processing method, pattern recognition apparatus, and pattern recognition method
Patent Number: 7,676,441

Inventors: Matsui; Hiroki (Fukushima, JP)
Title: Sealing device
Patent Number: 7,674,044

Inventors: Matsui; Yuko (Odawara, JP), Nagata; Koji (Oi, JP)
Title: Storage system control method, storage system, and storage apparatus
Patent Number: 7,013,380

Inventors: Matsuki; Josuke (Yugawara, JP), Takatsuki; Masashi (Fujisawa, JP), Shimmura; Yukihiro (Fujisawa, JP)
Title: Encrypted packet communication system
Patent Number: 8,670,565

Inventors: Matsumoto; Hitoshi (Nagano, JP), Naka; Takahiro (Nagano, JP)
Title: Ink cartridge
Patent Number: 7,014,305

Inventors: Matsumura; Atsushi (Saitama, JP), Naito; Sei (Saitama, JP), Kawada; Ryoichi (Saitama, JP), Koike; Atsushi (Saitama, JP), Matsumoto; Shuichi (Saitama, JP)
Title: Concealed regions complementing system of free viewpoint video images
Patent Number: 7,675,540

Inventors: Matsuoka; Hiromune (Sakai, JP)
Title: Electric insulating device of air conditioner, and air conditioner with the device
Patent Number: 7,013,665

Inventors: Matsushima; Hitoshi (Ryugasaki, JP), Atarashi; Takayuki (Tsuchiura, JP), Fukuda; Hiroshi (Odawara, JP), Yamana; Shunsuke (Odawara, JP)
Title: Disk array system
Patent Number: 7,675,748

Inventors: Matsushita; Hitomi (Osaka, JP), Nishikawa; Yoshihiro (Osaka, JP), Yasui; Masami (Nara, JP), Murai; Toshikazu (Osaka, JP)
Title: Contents data storage device and contents data update system
Patent Number: 7,676,615

Inventors: Matt; David J (Long Beach, CA)
Title: Stand up swing apparatus
Patent Number: 8,672,770

Inventors: Matthews; Adrian S (Bridgewater, NJ)
Title: Method and apparatus for transmitting high speed data by spectral decomposition of the signaling space
Patent Number: 7,012,953

Inventors: Matthews; Kristine Elizabeth (Camas, WA)
Title: Methods, systems and devices for multimedia-content presentation
Patent Number: 8,671,337

Inventors: Mauch; Jeffrey T. (Mechanicsville, VA), O'Flynn; Jennifer D. (Richmond, VA), Starr; William D. (Richmond, VA), Carnevale; Francesco Leopoldo (Glen Allen, VA), Hallar; James H. (Richmond, VA)
Title: Food processor lid
Patent Number: 7,673,823

Inventors: Mauger; Roy Harold (Radlett, GB), Cable; Julian Frank Barry (Bishops Stortford, GB), Hayball; Clive Colin (Sawbridgeworth, GB)
Title: Communication system architecture and operating methods thereof
Patent Number: 7,675,853

Inventors: Maurer; Markus (Lindau, DE), Buechner; Torsten (Friedrichshafen, DE), Steinhauser; Dominik (Friedrichshafen, DE)
Title: Multistage transmission
Patent Number: 8,672,795

Inventors: Max; Michael D. (St. Pete Beach, FL)
Title: Hydrate-based desalination/purification using permeable support member
Patent Number: 7,013,673

Inventors: Maxey; Kirk M. (Fort Collins, CO), Stanton; Michelle L. (Ann Arbor, MI)
Title: Internal 1,15-lactones of fluprostenol and related prostaglandin F.sub.2.alpha. analogs and their use in the treatment of glaucoma and intraocular hypertension
Patent Number: 7,674,921

Inventors: May; Randall L (Newport Beach, CA)
Title: Carrier assembly for percussion instruments
Patent Number: 7,673,776

Inventors: McAlister; Roy Edward (Phoenix, AZ)
Title: Electrolytic cell and method of use thereof
Patent Number: 8,668,814

Inventors: McAlister; Roy Edward (Phoenix, AZ)
Title: Fuel-cell systems operable in multiple modes for variable processing of feedstock materials and associated devices, systems, and methods
Patent Number: 8,669,014

Inventors: McAlister; Roy Edward (Phoenix, AZ)
Title: Systems and methods for extracting and processing gases from submerged sources
Patent Number: 8,671,870

Inventors: McCarley; Jeffrey S. (Bedford Hills, NY), Zhu; Wei-Jing (Ossining, NY)
Title: Noise removal in multibyte text encodings using statistical models
Patent Number: 7,013,422

Inventors: McClure; Brent A. (Boise, ID)
Title: Reduced aspect ratio digit line contact process flow used during the formation of a semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,015,528

Inventors: McConnel, deceased; Lee A. (Parkville, MO), McConnel, legal representative; Colleen L. (Parkville, MO), Hunter; Jeffrey K. (Blue Springs, MO), Gibson; Larry Ace (Raytown, MO)
Title: Retain overfill monitor with integrated over-vacuum and over-pressure detection
Patent Number: 7,012,536

Inventors: McCullough; Kevin A. (North Kingstown, RI)
Title: Method of applying phase change thermal interface materials
Patent Number: 7,013,555

Inventors: McCusker; Desmond A. (Rozelle, AU), Spalding; Mark (Quakers Hill, AU), Berry; Steven J. (Mardi, AU), Pawsey; Nicholas C. K. (North Ryde, AU), Kennedy; Steven (Toukley, AU)
Title: Electrically insulative structure having holes for feedthroughs
Patent Number: 8,672,667

Inventors: McDonald; William G. (Scottsdale, AZ), Hooper; Stephen Ryan (Mesa, AZ)
Title: Method and structure for fabricating sensors with a sacrificial gel dome
Patent Number: 7,014,888

Inventors: McElvaney; David (Monkton, MD)
Title: Remote internet telephony device
Patent Number: 7,016,481

Inventors: McGarrahan; Jim (Cary, NC), Parees; Ben (Durham, NC), Sims; Clayton (Raleigh, NC)
Title: Adaptive, context-based file selection
Patent Number: 8,671,083

Inventors: McGough; Louis F. (Rockford, MI)
Title: System and method for managing energy usage in a manufacturing facility
Patent Number: 8,671,876

Inventors: McIlree, Sr.; Michael D. (Oakdale, PA)
Title: Grill cleaning claw
Patent Number: 7,013,524

Inventors: McKay, Jr.; Nicholas D. (Atlanta, GA), Schmidt; Mark (Evans, GA)
Title: Adhesive roller
Patent Number: 7,673,363

Inventors: McKay; Thomas G. (Felton, CA), Allott; Stephen (Scotts Valley, CA)
Title: Split source RF MOSFET device
Patent Number: 7,015,545

Inventors: McKendry; Bruce P. (Benicia, CA)
Title: Methods to store human breast milk
Patent Number: 8,671,701

Inventors: McLain, Jr.; John V. (Colorado Springs, CO), Curnell; Damon (Colorado Springs, CO)
Title: System and method for managing computer system resources using command control vectors
Patent Number: 7,013,467

Inventors: Megiddo; Nimrod (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Method for operating and managing a re-fueling business
Patent Number: 7,673,657

Inventors: Meholovitch; David (Glendora, CA), Kopala; Walt (Corona, CA), Kopala, legal representative; Lisa (Corona, CA)
Title: Vise with quick release feature
Patent Number: 7,673,861

Inventors: Meier; Christian (Darmstadt, DE), Suefke; Thomas (Erzhausen, DE), Petereit; Hans-Ulrich (Darmstadt, DE), Recktenwald; Roger (Bensheim, DE), Boller; Thomas (Darmstadt, DE)
Title: Process for synthesis of bead-shaped cross-linked hydrophilic support polymer
Patent Number: 7,011,963

Inventors: Meier; Michael (Milwaukee, WI)
Title: Systems and methods for providing a monitoring and deactivation apparatus for a beverage distribution system
Patent Number: 8,671,971

Inventors: Meisman; Stephen Anthony (Zephyrhills, FL)
Title: Drill positioner for a coordinate measuring machine
Patent Number: 8,671,584

Inventors: Mendez; Adelmo (Davie, FL)
Title: Gas-powered dual-hosed blower
Patent Number: 8,671,516

Inventors: Meneely; Vincent A. (Langley, CA), Sebring; Brad (Abbotsford, CA), Gavril; Gabriel (Coquitlam, CA)
Title: High-performance muffler assembly with multiple modes of operation
Patent Number: 7,673,720

Inventors: Menjak; Zdravko (Troy, MI), Venkatesan; Srinivasan (Southfield, MI), Aladjov; Boyko (Rochester Hills, MI), Gradinarova; Latchezara M. (Rochester Hills, MI), Wang; Hong (Troy, MI), Ovshinsky; Standford R. (Bloomfield Hills, MI), Dhar; Subhash K. (Bloomfield, MI)
Title: Regenerative bipolar fuel cell
Patent Number: 7,014,953

Inventors: Menotti; James Louis (Dickinson, TX)
Title: Welding shield for coupling heaters
Patent Number: 7,673,786

Inventors: Menzel; Johannes (Waltrop, DE)
Title: Method for removing acid gases from pressurized natural gas that is contaminated with acid gas compounds and recovering the removed acid gases at an increased pressure level
Patent Number: 7,674,321

Inventors: Menzel; Johannes (Waltrop, DE)
Title: Method for purifying gases and obtaining acid gases
Patent Number: 8,673,062

Inventors: Merrey; F. Davis (Piedmont, OK), Baker; Bernard W. (Herkimer, NY)
Title: Mountable speaker assembly
Patent Number: 7,676,045

Inventors: Mertens; Machteld Maria (Boortmeerbeek, BE), Engels; Brita (Betekom, BE)
Title: Synthesis of silicoaluminophosphates
Patent Number: 7,014,827

Inventors: Meurer; Heinrich (D-50321 Bruehl, DE)
Title: Aerial-supported procedure for the detection of landmines
Patent Number: 7,673,551

Inventors: Meyer; Robert J. (Penfield, NY), Retzlaff, Jr.; Allen T. (Rochester, NY)
Title: Digital halftone with auxiliary pixels
Patent Number: 7,016,073

Inventors: Michalek; Jeffrey L. (Shelby Township, MI), Gibb; Mark (Fenton, MI)
Title: Creation of GIS tools and spatial database for limited access highway entrance points in the US and Canada
Patent Number: 8,670,924

Inventors: Michel; Xavier (Chiba, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus and method, program, and recording medium
Patent Number: 7,012,649

Inventors: Mighani; Farhad (San Jose, CA), Vutukury; Srinvas (Cupertino, CA), Tzamaloukas; Assimakis F (San Jose, CA)
Title: Hierarchical mesh network for wireless access
Patent Number: 7,675,882

Inventors: Mignard; Marc M. (San Jose, CA), Chui; Clarence (San Jose, CA), Lewis; Alan G. (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Drive scheme for a display
Patent Number: 8,669,926

Inventors: Mikami; Masato (Saitama, JP), Maie; Kunihiro (Saitama, JP), Tsutsumi; Kouji (Saitama, JP), Yano; Shingo (Saitama, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 7,675,531

Inventors: Miksovsky; Jan Thomas (Seattle, WA)
Title: Expert system for generating user interfaces
Patent Number: 7,013,297

Inventors: Miles; Mark W. (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Method and device for modulating light with a time-varying signal
Patent Number: 7,012,732

Inventors: Millar; Huntly D. (Houston, TX)
Title: Dynamic pressure generator
Patent Number: 7,013,702

Inventors: Miller; Dwight W. (Pine Bluff, AR), Wilkes; Jon G. (Little Rock, AR), Conte; Eric D. (Bowling Green, KY)
Title: Food quality indicator device
Patent Number: 7,014,816

Inventors: Miller; Steven C. (Union City, CA), Comita; Paul B. (Menlo Park, CA), Shumate; Christopher B. (Carlsbad, CA), Cromwell; Evan F. (Redwood City, CA)
Title: Screening using polarization anisotropy in FRET emissions
Patent Number: 7,674,588

Inventors: Miller; Thomas G. (Sunnyvale, CA), Horner; Gregory S. (Santa Clara, CA), Samsavar; Amin (San Jose, CA), Xu; Zhiwei (Sunnyvale, CA), Stevens; Patrick (Norman, OK)
Title: Methods and systems for determining a property of an insulating film
Patent Number: 7,012,438

Inventors: Milligan; Stephen B. (Kirkland, WA), Skalla; Dale (Research Triangle Park, NC), Lawton; Kay (Research Triangle Park, NC)
Title: Promoters for regulation of gene expression in plant roots
Patent Number: 7,674,893

Inventors: Milner; Bruce (Cambridge, GB), Brynjolffssen; Jitka (Royston, GB), Parks; Timothy (Huntingdon, GB), Freitag; Wolfgang (Munchenstein, CH)
Title: Solvent compositions and process for manufacturing an optical recording medium using said composition and optical recording medium
Patent Number: 7,674,568

Inventors: Mima; Kazuaki (Tochigi, JP), Matsuzaki; Tsutomu (Tochigi, JP)
Title: Closed-end treatment structure of slide fastener for vehicle seat
Patent Number: 8,671,529

Inventors: Mimatsu; Yasuyuki (Yokohama, JP), Eguchi; Yoshiaki (Machida, JP)
Title: Data backup method and system
Patent Number: 7,013,373

Inventors: Mimuro; Ken (Toyama, JP), Uchida; Mikiya (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,675,327

Inventors: Minamino; Katsuki (Tokyo, JP), Asano; Yasuharu (Kanagawa, JP), Ogawa; Hiroaki (Chiba, JP), Lucke; Helmut (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Speech recognition apparatus, speech recognition method, and storage medium
Patent Number: 7,013,277

Inventors: Minervini; Patrick (Littleton, CO)
Title: Stand-sit convertible workstation and methods associated therewith
Patent Number: 8,671,851

Inventors: Minge; Oliver (Munich, DE), Weidner; Richard (Burghausen, DE), Sandmeyer; Frank (Burgkirchen, DE), Weitzel; Hans-Peter (Reischach, DE)
Title: Copolymers containing nanoparticles
Patent Number: 7,674,868

Inventors: Minh; Chanh Cao (Katy, TX)
Title: Method for estimating formation skin damage from nuclear magnetic resonance measurements
Patent Number: 7,675,287

Inventors: Minoda; Ken (Utsunomiya, JP)
Title: Imprint apparatus and article manufacturing method
Patent Number: 8,672,661

Inventors: Minowa; Masahiro (Suwa, JP), Horikawa; Toshiro (Suwa, JP), Yokoyama; Kazuyuki (Suwa, JP), Nobutani; Tsutomu (Suwa, JP)
Title: POS system, network system, method of generating printing data for POS system, and method of managing sales and advertisement information in network system
Patent Number: 7,014,110

Inventors: Mio; Shigeru (Shiga, JP), Okui; Hideshi (Shiga, JP)
Title: N-heteroarylnicotinamide derivatives
Patent Number: 7,015,236

Inventors: Misic; George J. (Allison Park, PA)
Title: Transmit/receive phased array coil system
Patent Number: 7,012,430

Inventors: Mistry; Jiban Jyoti (Malda, IN)
Title: Split cycle variable capacity rotary spark ignition engine
Patent Number: 8,671,907

Inventors: Mitra; Biswajit (Charlotte, NC), Chen; Yu H. (Manlius, NY)
Title: Refrigerant vapor compression system with flash tank economizer
Patent Number: 8,671,703

Inventors: Mitsuhashi; Takahiro (Saitama, JP)
Title: Zoom lens
Patent Number: 8,670,187

Inventors: Mitsuoka; Yasuyuki (Chiba, JP), Chiba; Norio (Chiba, JP), Kasama; Nobuyuki (Chiba, JP), Niwa; Takashi (Chiba, JP), Nakajima; Kunio (Chiba, JP)
Title: Near-field optical probe
Patent Number: 7,015,455

Inventors: Mittelstaedt; Chris (South San Francisco, CA)
Title: Storage container
Patent Number: 7,673,787

Inventors: Miyakawa; Takeshi (Gunma, JP), Shimizu; Mikio (Gunma, JP), Kadoya; Yuichi (Gunma, JP), Hiura; Masafumi (Gunma, JP), Oda; Minoru (Gunma, JP)
Title: Packaging container for electronic part
Patent Number: 7,014,896

Inventors: Miyamoto; Kenichi (Odawara, JP), Morishita; Yasuji (Odawara, JP), Hattori; Toshiyasu (Odawara, JP)
Title: Disk array device
Patent Number: 7,016,191

Inventors: Miyashita; Takeshi (Suwa, JP), Tanaka; Takaaki (Matsumoto, JP)
Title: Seal structure, seal method, liquid crystal device, manufacturing method thereof, and projector
Patent Number: 7,675,603

Inventors: Mizobata; Norihiko (Habikino, JP)
Title: Digital broadcast data receiving apparatus
Patent Number: 7,012,932

Inventors: Mizukoshi; Takeo (Wako, JP)
Title: Switch case mounting structure
Patent Number: 7,012,202

Inventors: Mizutani; Masahiko (Kokubunji, JP), Shibata; Takeshi (Yokohama, JP), Kazawa; Tohru (Kokubunji, JP), Ashi; Yoshihiro (Yokohama, JP), Kobayashi; Masanobu (Yokohama, JP), Endo; Hideki (Hachioji, JP)
Title: Passive optical network (PON) system
Patent Number: 7,675,936

Inventors: Mizutani; Masahiko (Yokohama, JP), Sugawara; Toshiki (Kokubunji, JP), Kazawa; Tohru (Kokubunji, JP), Ashi; Yoshihiro (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Optical communication system using WDMA and CDMA
Patent Number: 7,676,127

Inventors: Mizutani; Tomoji (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Digital signal switching apparatus and method of switching digital signals
Patent Number: 8,670,849

Inventors: Mizutani; Yoshihiro (Nishikasugai-gun, JP), Yoshimi; Takayuki (Toyohashi, JP), Morita; Hiroshi (Hoi-gun, JP)
Title: Grinding machine and grinding fluid supply-nozzle therefor
Patent Number: 7,014,528

Inventors: Mizuuchi; Shigenobu (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Piezoelectric actuator device
Patent Number: 7,015,621

Inventors: Modesitt; Ronald F. (Lakewood, CO), Moss; David W. (Wheat Ridge, CO), Mulnix; Deborah (Littleton, CO), McKinney, Jr.; Harley D. (Arvada, CO)
Title: Slip sheet
Patent Number: 7,013,814

Inventors: Moffatt; Christopher D. (Palm Bay, FL), Tonti; James (Valkaria, FL), Headley; Gary J. (Palm Bay, FL)
Title: Active receiver detection and ranging
Patent Number: 7,676,205

Inventors: Mogedal; Knut (Asker, NO), Thommesen; Steingrim (Oslo, NO)
Title: Pipe coupling arrangement
Patent Number: 8,672,366

Inventors: Mojana; Corrado (Valmadrera, IT), Buonerba; Luca (Milan, IT), Rossi; Paolo (Milan, IT)
Title: Cylindrical electrode
Patent Number: 7,674,359

Inventors: Moler; Jeffery B (Sarasota, FL)
Title: Small scale smart material actuator and energy harvesting apparatus
Patent Number: 8,669,691

Inventors: Monse; Mathias (Nurnberg, DE), Meis; Harold (Burgthann/Mimberg, DE), Mainka; Harald (Erlangen, DE)
Title: Electrical drive system with drive unit networks, intercommunication networks and multi-link-controller
Patent Number: 7,013,328

Inventors: Montestruc, III; Alfred N. (Houston, TX)
Title: Simplified flow shell and tube type heat exchanger for transfer line exchangers and like applications
Patent Number: 8,672,021

Inventors: Moon; Dae-Gyu (Anyang, KR)
Title: Method of fabricating a system-on-panel typed liquid crystal display
Patent Number: 7,016,010

Inventors: Moon; Won Ha (Suwon, KR), Choi; Chang Hwan (Seongnam, KR), Kim; Hyun Jun (Suwon, KR)
Title: Light emitting transistor
Patent Number: 7,675,071

Inventors: Moore; Jerry Thomas (Boulder, CO)
Title: Chest fly box system
Patent Number: 7,013,596

Inventors: Moore; Richard H. (Concord, MA), Kopans; Daniel B. (Waban, MA)
Title: Tomography system
Patent Number: 7,676,020

Inventors: Moores, Jr.; Robert G. (Reisterstown, MD), Bailey, Jr.; Rouse R. (New Park, PA), Bradus; Robert (Bel Air, MD), Cochran; John R. (Baltimore, MD), Ramstrom; Lee W. (Hunt Valley, MD), Watts; Fred S. (Shrewsbury, PA), White; Paul S. (Ellicott City, MD), Brotto; Daniele C. (Baltimore, MD), Embrey; Janet M. (Fallston, MD)
Title: Battery cooling system
Patent Number: 7,014,945

Inventors: Mori; Kaoru (Kawasaki, JP), Nakamura; Toshikazu (Kawasaki, JP), Ohno; Jun (Kawasaki, JP), Okuda; Masaki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Semiconductor memory, test method of semiconductor memory and system
Patent Number: 7,675,773

Inventors: Mori; Kenneth (Los Angeles, CA)
Title: Connectivity hub with an integrated clip
Patent Number: 7,674,138

Inventors: Mori; Nobufumi (Kaisei-machi, JP), Tani; Takeharu (Kaisei-machi, JP)
Title: Sensor utilizing attenuated total reflection
Patent Number: 7,012,693

Inventors: Moriau; Stefan Simon Gustaaf (Sint-Denijs Westrem, BE), Cappelle; Mark Gaston Maurits (Staden, BE), Thiers; Bernard Paul Joseph (Oostrozebeke, BE)
Title: Floor panels with edge connectors
Patent Number: 7,673,431

Inventors: Morikawa; Koichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Level shifter
Patent Number: 7,675,344

Inventors: Morimoto; Kiyoshi (Ashigarakami-gun, JP)
Title: Ink unit including ink and ink-wetted member
Patent Number: 7,673,963

Inventors: Moritani; Shuji (Osaka, JP), Sakai; Shogo (Osaka, JP)
Title: Optical disk playing apparatus
Patent Number: 7,676,139

Inventors: Moriyama; Takahiro (Ithaca, NY), Xiao; John Q (Newark, DE)
Title: Electromagnetic wave detection methods and apparatus
Patent Number: 8,669,762

Inventors: Morlacchi; Luca (Legnano, IT)
Title: Waterproof footwear and process for its manufacture
Patent Number: 7,013,580

Inventors: Morris; Bradley John (Ottawa, CA)
Title: Peak power reduction using windowing and filtering
Patent Number: 7,013,161

Inventors: Morrone; Michael (Howell, MI)
Title: Laundry tub with overflow drain
Patent Number: 8,671,473

Inventors: Morsheim; Thomas Joachim Werner (Manila, PH), Capinig; Fernando Villon (Manila, PH), Jaducana; Dandy Navarro (Manila, PH), Galay; Anthony Augusto Malon (Manila, PH)
Title: Scalable heat dissipating microelectronic integration platform (SHDMIP) for lighting solutions and method of manufacturing thereof
Patent Number: 8,669,580

Inventors: Moshtagh; Vahid S. (San Jose, CA), Ramer; Jeffrey C. (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Machine CVD shower head
Patent Number: 8,668,775

Inventors: Moss; John Wesley (Lake Zurich, IL), Ebel; Richard John (Algonquin, IL), Kovarik; James Daniel (Batavia, IL), Latter; Teresa Farias (Kildeer, IL)
Title: Method and system of providing caller identification with name
Patent Number: 7,016,482

Inventors: Moss; John Wesley (Lake Zurich, IL), McBlain; Thomas Joseph (Arlington Heights, IL), Tiliks; Dianna Inara (Elk Grove, IL), Book; Nancy Ann (Naperville, IL), Crockett; Susanne Marie (Buffalo Grove, IL), Gruchala; Carol Shifrin (Naperville, IL)
Title: Method and system for providing enhanced caller identification information including total call control for all received calls
Patent Number: 8,670,541

Inventors: Motoyama; Tetsuro (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Approach for managing power consumption of network devices
Patent Number: 7,013,204

Inventors: Motsenbocker; Gregg (San Diego, CA)
Title: Low VOC composition for releasing adherent deposits from a nonporous surface
Patent Number: 8,669,222

Inventors: Mottier; David (Rennes Cedex 7, FR), Castelain; Damien (Rennes Cedex 7, FR)
Title: Method of dynamically assigning spreading sequences to users of a multi carrier transmission network
Patent Number: 7,675,992

Inventors: Moyna; John P. (Elkader, IA)
Title: Push block for a scraping device
Patent Number: 7,673,700

Inventors: Mueller; Karl-Heinz (Tarmstedt, DE), Schulze; Matthias (Lueneburg, DE)
Title: Damage control system for ships
Patent Number: 7,012,517

Inventors: Mueller; Stefan (VS-Villingen, DE), Weitbruch; Sebastien (Niedereschach/Kappel, DE), Robert; Arnaud (Villecroze, FR)
Title: Method for evaluating video quality
Patent Number: 8,670,627

Inventors: Mukuta; Talabushi Akanganyira (Gothenburg, SE)
Title: Faecal incontinence collector
Patent Number: 8,672,909

Inventors: Mulet Salort; Jose Miguel (Basel, CH), Sanz Molinero; Ana Isabel (Gentbrugge, BE), Serrano Salom; Ramon (Valencia, ES)
Title: Method for producing transgenic plants with increased yield, comprising expressing of haemoglobin from Arabidopsis
Patent Number: 7,674,953

Inventors: Munnig Schmidt; Robert-Han (Hapert, NL)
Title: Positioning device
Patent Number: 7,016,020

Inventors: Murai; Akihiko (Osaka, JP), Kume; Masahiro (Kagoshima, JP), Nakamura; Akiko (Kyoto, JP), Aoyagi; Tooru (Kagoshima, JP), Fujihara; Kiyoshi (Hyogo, JP)
Title: Light distribution controller, light-emitting device using the same, and method for fabricating light distribution controller
Patent Number: 8,669,571

Inventors: Muramatsu; Shigeru (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Compact musical instrument equipped with automatic player
Patent Number: 7,012,178

Inventors: Murata; Hirohiko (Toyo, JP), Sato; Masateru (Toyo, JP)
Title: Ion source apparatus and electronic energy optimized method therefor
Patent Number: 7,012,263

Inventors: Murata; Taisuke (Obu, JP)
Title: Two-way clutch
Patent Number: 7,673,731

Inventors: Murata; Takehiko (Kobe, JP)
Title: Pneumatic tire with tread having non-linear rib
Patent Number: 7,673,663

Inventors: Murata; Toshikazu (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Differential signal receiver
Patent Number: 7,675,323

Inventors: Murayama; Shigemitsu (Nagasaki, JP), Shimizu; Yasuhide (Nagasaki, JP), Kudo; Kohei (Nagasaki, JP), Yatsuda; Hiroaki (Nagasaki, JP)
Title: Serial-parallel type analog-to-digital converter and analog-to-digital conversion method
Patent Number: 7,675,451

Inventors: Murphy; Loretta (Tulsa, OK), Sames; John (Tulsa, OK), Elizondo; Baldemar (Broken Arrow, OK), Long; Crayton Jose (Tulsa, OK)
Title: Wall mounted ironing board cabinet
Patent Number: 8,671,598

Inventors: Murphy; Tim (Boise, ID), Gotcher; Lee (Boise, ID)
Title: Method and system for electrically coupling a chip to chip package
Patent Number: 7,015,559

Inventors: Murtagh; Martin Edward (County Cork, IE), Kelly; Patrick Vincent (County Galway, IE)
Title: Optical measurement apparatus and method
Patent Number: 7,016,044

Inventors: Murthy; Krishna J. (Bangalore, IN)
Title: Increasing cache hits in network processors using flow-based packet assignment to compute engines
Patent Number: 7,675,928

Inventors: Mutschall; Stefan (Ostringen, DE)
Title: Sheet-transporting apparatus
Patent Number: 7,673,563

Inventors: Nace; Eric W. (Fairbanks, AK), Stone; Adam C. (Redmond, WA)
Title: Server recording and client playback of computer network characteristics
Patent Number: 7,013,251

Inventors: Nagai; Koichi (Toyoake, JP), Suenaga; Ryo (Kariya, JP)
Title: Fuel injection system
Patent Number: 7,013,865

Inventors: Nagaki; Dick (The Woodlands, TX), Pan; Tianshu (Houston, TX), Peterson; Craig J. (Houston, TX), Weiner; Heiko (Pasadena, CA), Bowden; Elizabeth (Houston, TX), Chapman; Josefina T. (Houston, TX), Mueller; Sean (Pasadena, TX)
Title: Catalyst for producing acrylic acids and acrylates
Patent Number: 8,669,201

Inventors: Nagaoka; Daiji (Fujisawa, JP), Nakada; Teruo (Fujisawa, JP), Yuza; Hiroyuki (Fujisawa, JP)
Title: Exhaust gas purification method and exhaust gas purification system
Patent Number: 8,671,661

Inventors: Nagasawa; Naokazu (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Folding portable telephone apparatus
Patent Number: 7,013,168

Inventors: Nagashii; Toshihisa (Saitama, JP)
Title: U-shaped locking anti-theft tool storage and support structure in vehicle
Patent Number: 7,014,240

Inventors: Nagashima; Hideo (Kasuga, JP), Niibayashi; Shota (Kasuga, JP), Jin; Ren-Hua (Tokyo, JP), Hayakawa; Hitoshi (Yachiyo, JP)
Title: Method of producing polymer using iron complex as catalyst
Patent Number: 7,674,866

Inventors: Nagata; Kou (Kanagawa, JP), Kodama; Hiroaki (Chiba, JP)
Title: Semiconductor memory apparatus and self-repair method
Patent Number: 7,016,242

Inventors: Nagata; Kyoichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device, control method thereof and data processing system
Patent Number: 8,670,284

Inventors: Nagel; Peter (Nuertingen, DE)
Title: Device for the precision working of planar surfaces
Patent Number: 7,014,540

Inventors: Naick; Indran (Cedar Park, TX), Wilson; Jeffrey K. (Austin, TX)
Title: Web service folder interface
Patent Number: 8,671,090

Inventors: Naito; Mayumi (Kawasaki, JP), Suzuki; Yuichi (Kawasaki, JP), Onaka; Miki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Optical amplifying device
Patent Number: 8,670,176

Inventors: Nakagawa; O. Samuel (Redwood City, CA), Kahng; Andrew B. (Del Mar, CA), Wong; Pakman (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Layout description having enhanced fill annotation
Patent Number: 7,676,772

Inventors: Nakajima; Satoru (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Document management system and control method therefor
Patent Number: 7,676,764

Inventors: Nakajima; Yasuyuki (Tachikawa, JP), Morita; Toshiaki (Hitachi, JP), Matsuzawa; Tomoo (Tokyo, JP), Tomoi; Seiichi (Kodaira, JP), Kawanabe; Naoki (Kodaira, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device and a method of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 7,015,127

Inventors: Nakajima; Yuji (Nishitama-gun, JP), Ozawa; Katsuo (Hamura, JP)
Title: Electronic apparatus including optical guide that guides light from light-emitting diode to outside of housing
Patent Number: 7,012,802

Inventors: Nakamura; Kazutaka (Shiga-ken, JP)
Title: Voltage-dependent resistor and method of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 7,015,787

Inventors: Nakamura; Manabu (Tokyo, JP), Miyashita; Shinichi (Fujiyosida, JP)
Title: Demodulation method
Patent Number: 7,016,442

Inventors: Nakamura; Tomokazu (Chiba, JP), Sato; Akihiro (Kanagawa, JP), Shimizu; Akihiro (Chiba, JP), Goto; Tatsuya (Chiba, JP), Hirai; Katsuaki (Ibaraki, JP), Kushida; Hideki (Ibaraki, JP)
Title: Sheet processing system
Patent Number: 7,673,868

Inventors: Nakano; Keita (Kobe, JP)
Title: Pneumatic tire having block type tread pattern
Patent Number: 8,672,004

Inventors: Nakano; Keita (Kobe, JP)
Title: Pneumatic tire with tread having connecting grooves
Patent Number: 8,672,005

Inventors: Nakao; Toshiyuki (Yokohama, JP), Oshima; Yoshimasa (Yokohama, JP), Urano; Yuta (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Defect inspection method
Patent Number: 7,675,613

Inventors: Nakayama; Yoshikazu (Hirakata-city, Osaka 573-0084, JP), Harada; Akio (Osaka, JP)
Title: Method for mass-producing carbon nanocoils
Patent Number: 7,014,830

Inventors: Nam; Mi Sook (Kunpo, KR), Choi; Young Seok (Daejon-Kwangyokshi, KR)
Title: Alignment layer for a liquid crystal display device
Patent Number: 7,014,892

Inventors: Nam; Sang-Hee (Sajik-dong Dongnae-gu Busan, KR), Kim; Jae-Hyung (Jwa-dong Haeundae-gu Busan, KR), Mun; Chi-Woong (Yangjeong-dong Busanjin-gu Busan, KR), Lee; Hyung-won (Sambang-dong Gimhae-si Gyeongsangnam-do, KR), Ahn; Sang-Ho (Eobang-dong Gimhae-si Gyeongsangnam-do, KR), Im; Jung-Gi (Ichon-dong Yongsan-gu Seoul, KR)
Title: TFT structure for high resolution digital X-ray detector
Patent Number: 7,012,259

Inventors: Namazue; Eriko (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Driving apparatus
Patent Number: 7,675,205

Inventors: Namazue; Eriko (Tokyo, JP), Onuki; Ichiro (Kanagawa, JP), Miyazaki; Takeshi (Kanagawa, JP), Yashima; Masataka (Tokyo, JP), Kashiwazaki; Akio (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Optical filter, method of making optical filter, light amount adjusting apparatus and optical equipment
Patent Number: 7,016,129

Inventors: Nanko; Yoshiaki (Sakai, JP), Kirimoto; Kanji (Kaizuka, JP)
Title: Top pull type front derailleur
Patent Number: 7,014,584

Inventors: Narula; Anubhav P. S. (Hazlet, NJ), Mahesh; Rajamony (Chennai, IN), Pawlak; Manfred (Princeton, NJ), Merritt; Patrick M. (Laurence Harbour, NJ), Brooks; Clint Dee Winton (Sea Bright, NJ)
Title: Oxime methyl ethers
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Inventors: Nasielski; John Wallace (San Diego, CA), Hsu; Raymond Tah-Sheng (San Diego, CA)
Title: Methods and apparatus for CDMA2000/GPRS roaming
Patent Number: 7,675,885

Inventors: Nawa; Masahiro (Katano, JP), Yamaguchi; Kouichi (Otsu, JP), Toki; Motoyuki (Kyoto, JP)
Title: ZrO.sub.2-Al.sub.2O.sub.3 composite ceramic material and production method thereof
Patent Number: 7,012,036

Inventors: Nazzari; Ian (Moraga, CA)
Title: Surf wax comb and holder accessory
Patent Number: 8,671,502

Inventors: Nebat; Yoav (San Diego, CA), Zehedi; Sina (San Diego, CA)
Title: Data fragmentation identification in a data table
Patent Number: 8,671,334

Inventors: Neifeld; Richard Alan (Arlington, VA), Goffman; Martin (Edison, NJ)
Title: System and method for valuing patents
Patent Number: 7,676,375

Inventors: Neitzke; Mark K. (Waterford, MI)
Title: In mold lamination of decorative products
Patent Number: 7,674,414

Inventors: Nelias; Francois (Croix, FR), Choquet; Alain (Lesquin, FR)
Title: Multimaterial stitching skins preparation
Patent Number: 7,673,574

Inventors: Nels; Terry E. (Beavercreek, OH), Trippel; Matthew J. (Dayton, OH)
Title: System and method for improving cooling in a friction facing environment
Patent Number: 7,014,024

Inventors: Nelson; Paula Catherine (East Fremantle, AU)
Title: Ornamentation for a footwear upper
Patent Number: 8,671,595

Inventors: Nelson; William Bert (Excelsior, MN), Nelson; Robert Sigurd (San Diego, CA)
Title: Device and system for improved imaging in nuclear medicine
Patent Number: 7,015,460

Inventors: Nenov; Valeriy (Los Angeles, CA), Hu; Xiao (Los Angeles, CA), Leglise; Marie-Laure (Los Angeles, CA)
Title: Musical ice skates
Patent Number: 7,673,907

Inventors: Nesper; Markus (Tuttlingen, DE), Steinhilper; Klaus-Dieter (Tuttlingen, DE), Weisshaupt; Dieter (Immendingen, DE), Lerch; Karl-Dieter (Witten, DE)
Title: Implant for fixing adjacent bone plates
Patent Number: 7,674,280

Inventors: Nesvadba; Peter (Marly, CH), Folger; Lucienne Bugnon (Pfeffingen, CH), Carroy; Antoine (Limburgerhof, DE), Faller; Marc (Hegenheim, FR)
Title: Polymerisation initiator
Patent Number: 8,669,398

Inventors: Netsu; Hiroshi (Kanagawa, JP), Shimoda; Junji (Kanagawa, JP), Ujita; Toshihiko (Kanagawa, JP), Okamoto; Hideaki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Liquid reservoir apparatus
Patent Number: 7,014,306

Inventors: Neumann; David Kurt (Colorado Springs, CO), Hobbs; Keith R. (Colorado Springs, CO), Courtright; Jeffrey L. (Colorado Springs, CO)
Title: Gas liquid contactor and method thereof
Patent Number: 8,668,766

Inventors: Newland; Dennis John (Richland, WA)
Title: Self-guyed structures
Patent Number: 7,013,608

Inventors: Nguyen; Huy M. (San Jose, CA), Lau; Benedict (San Jose, CA), Vu; Roxanne (San Jose, CA)
Title: Push-pull output driver
Patent Number: 7,015,721

Inventors: Nguyen; Philip D. (Duncan, OK), Barton; Johnny A. (Marlow, OK), Isenberg; O. Marlene (Duncan, OK)
Title: Compositions and methods for consolidating unconsolidated subterranean formations
Patent Number: 7,013,976

Inventors: Nguyen; Philip D. (Duncan, OK), Rickman; Richard D. (Duncan, OK), Dusterhoft; Ronald G. (Katy, TX)
Title: Method of stabilizing unconsolidated formation for sand control
Patent Number: 7,673,686

Inventors: Nguyen; Quang (San Diego, CA)
Title: Communication circuit for driving a plurality of devices
Patent Number: 8,670,245

Inventors: Nguyen; Son Van (Los Gatos, CA), Zheng; Yi (San Jose, CA)
Title: Modulated/composited CVD low-k films with improved mechanical and electrical properties for nanoelectronic devices
Patent Number: 7,011,890

Inventors: Nickel; Frank S. (Perry, OK), Jin; Jian (Pella, IA)
Title: Apparatus and method for simultaneously locating a fixed object and tracking a beacon
Patent Number: 7,013,990

Inventors: Nickels; James G. (McGregor, TX), Pilllers; Lauritz Phillip (McGregor, TX), Craven; Tommie Lee (Belton, TX)
Title: Demolition hammer with reversible housing and interchangeable wear plate arrangement
Patent Number: 8,672,052

Inventors: Nicolle; Pascal (Cagnes s/Mer, FR), Tuccinardi; Christian (Golfe Ilian, FR), Bories; Bruno (Le Cannet, FR)
Title: Programming station generating a program in single language and automation equipment using such a program
Patent Number: 7,013,188

Inventors: Nielsen; Ernst Lykke (Koge, DK)
Title: Electronic key device a system and a method of managing electronic key information
Patent Number: 7,012,503

Inventors: Nieter; Jeffrey James (Coventry, CT)
Title: Shaped valve seats in displacement compressors
Patent Number: 7,014,433

Inventors: Nihei; Yasukazu (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Method of driving piezoelectric devices
Patent Number: 7,675,220

Inventors: Nilsson; Kurt G. I. (Lund, SE)
Title: Device for bio-affinity material
Patent Number: 7,014,049

Inventors: Nishida; Hirobumi (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Document layout analysis with control of non-character area
Patent Number: 7,676,089

Inventors: Nishida; Junji (Osaka, JP), Manabe; Shinya (Hyogo, JP)
Title: Charging circuit for secondary battery
Patent Number: 7,012,405

Inventors: Nishida; Toshiko (Kanagawa, JP), Toyoda; Kiyoshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: IP telephone system, IP telephone apparatus and method for identifying destination user
Patent Number: 7,675,907

Inventors: Nishihira; Henry S. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Magnetic recording disk having a safe zone
Patent Number: 7,016,154

Inventors: Nishikuma; Yasushi (Toyota, JP), Taketsuna; Yasuji (Toyota, JP)
Title: Apparatus for handling magnet
Patent Number: 8,672,013

Inventors: Nishimaki; Masanobu (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Server for supporting an exchange transaction
Patent Number: 8,671,043

Inventors: Nishimura; Takahiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Data transfer system and readjustment control method for use with the system
Patent Number: 7,676,013

Inventors: Nishino; Atsushi (Kusatsu, JP), Hashimoto; Satoshi (Sakai, JP)
Title: Load processing balance setting apparatus
Patent Number: 8,670,871

Inventors: Nishisaka; Mika (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device and method of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 8,669,620

Inventors: Nishiyama; Shinya (Osaka, JP), Kurata; Naoki (Osaka, JP), Konishi; Takahisa (Osaka, JP), Yamashiro; Yuuji (Osaka, JP), Maruyama; Kouji (Osaka, JP), Uda; Yasuhiro (Osaka, JP), Harada; Chiaki (Osaka, JP)
Title: Composite semipermeable membrane
Patent Number: 8,672,142

Inventors: Nishizawa; Hideta (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Information processing apparatus, control method thereof, and computer readable storage medium
Patent Number: 8,670,045

Inventors: Nitto; Kiyoshi (Saitama, JP)
Title: Vibration type drive unit
Patent Number: 7,015,623

Inventors: Nocera; Tina M. (Nutley, NJ), Banat; Catherine S. (New York, NY), Lee; Sarah C. (New York, NY)
Title: Method for developing answer-options to issue-questions relating to personal finance and investment
Patent Number: 7,014,469

Inventors: Noel; Kevin L. (Atkins, IA), Rotter; Chad J. (Amana, IA)
Title: Upper freezer basket guided by lower freezer basket divider
Patent Number: 8,671,712

Inventors: Noelscher; Christoph (Nurnberg, DE)
Title: Photolithography mask and method of fabricating a photolithography mask
Patent Number: 7,011,909

Inventors: Nogome; Masanobu (Bizen, JP), Tamura; Akiyoshi (Suita, JP), Murayama; Keiichi (Okayama, JP), Miyanaga; Kazutsune (Okayama, JP), Kuroishi; Yoshitaka (Bizen, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device including a photosensitive resin covering at least a portion of a substrate having a via hole
Patent Number: 7,012,337

Inventors: Nogueira; Fabio Farani (Sorocaba, BR), Rossire; Bernard (Sorocaba, BR)
Title: Interchangeable packing apparatus for aerogenerator blades
Patent Number: 8,672,131

Inventors: Noh; Youn-Sub (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Amplifier, apparatus and method for controlling amplifier in communication system
Patent Number: 8,669,815

Inventors: Nokita; Makoto (Tochigi, JP)
Title: Image processing method and apparatus and X-ray imaging apparatus implementing image sharpening processing
Patent Number: 8,670,040

Inventors: Nolan; James (Huntington, NY), Kazakevich; Leonid (Plainview, NY), Tyra; Fryderyk (Huntington Station, NY), Regis; Robert (Huntington, NY), Schreider; Fred (Commack, NY)
Title: Communication transmission impairment emulator
Patent Number: 7,013,257

Inventors: Nolscher; Christoph (Munchen, DE), Semmler; Armin (Munchen, DE), Czech; Gunther (Langebuck, DE)
Title: Photomask and method of structuring a photoresist by double exposure with imaging auxiliary structures and different exposure tools
Patent Number: 7,011,936

Inventors: Nonaka; Keiichiro (Fujisawa, JP), Yasuna; Kei (Fujisawa, JP), Kobayashi; Masahito (Ushiku, JP)
Title: Servo pattern compatible with planarization constraints of patterned media and use of a single master template
Patent Number: 8,670,207

Inventors: Nooning, III; Malcolm Henry (Pittsburgh, PA)
Title: Prevention of software piracy using unique internal intelligence with every software application copy
Patent Number: 8,671,459

Inventors: Nordaas; Lars B. (Fyllingsdalen, NO)
Title: Sealed connectors for automatic gun handling
Patent Number: 7,013,977

Inventors: Norrman; Percy (Landskrona, SE), Eriksson; Bengt-Arne (Svedala, SE), Bennstedt; Niklas (Svardsjo, SE), Silfver; Rolf (Beddingestrand, SE)
Title: Bearing for a shaft of a gyratory crusher and method of adjusting the gap width of the crusher
Patent Number: 7,673,821

Inventors: Notoya; Yasuharu (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Ink and ink-jet recording apparatus
Patent Number: 7,674,330

Inventors: O'Brien; Timothy J. (Little Rock, AR), Underwood; Lowell J. (Little Rock, AR)
Title: Extracellular serine protease
Patent Number: 7,014,993

Inventors: O'Hare; Matthew J. (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Tailgating system
Patent Number: 8,672,200

Inventors: O'Meadhra; Ruairi Seosamh (Kingsport, TN), Bailey, II; Elden Mills (Blountville, TN), Cook; Steven Leroy (Kingsport, TN), Turner; Phillip Wayne (Blountville, TN)
Title: Method for producing 2,2,4-trimethyl-1,3-pentanediol di-2-ethylhexanoate
Patent Number: 7,674,931

Inventors: O'Riordan; Catherine E. (Jamaica Plain, MA), Helgerson; Amy L. (Charlton, MA), Smith; Alan E. (Dover, MA)
Title: Purification of adenovirus and AAV
Patent Number: 7,015,026

Inventors: Obara; Shigeru (Sayama, JP), Koki; Genwa (Sayama, JP), Hara; Kouichi (Sayama, JP)
Title: IT-cut quartz crystal unit
Patent Number: 7,011,887

Inventors: Oberg; Mats (Cupertino, CA), Xie; Jin (Longmont, CO)
Title: Error correction code techniques for matrices with interleaved codewords
Patent Number: 8,671,328

Inventors: Oberstein; Tobias Gregor (Herzogenaurach, DE)
Title: Configurable pie menu
Patent Number: 8,671,343

Inventors: Oda; Tomihisa (Numazu, JP)
Title: Onboard fuel separation apparatus for an automobile
Patent Number: 7,013,844

Inventors: Ode; Takayoshi (Kawasaki, JP), Oishi; Yasuyuki (Kawasaki, JP), Kubo; Tokuro (Kawasaki, JP), Nagatani; Kazuo (Kawasaki, JP), Hamada; Hajime (Kawasaki, JP), Ishikawa; Hiroyoshi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Distortion compensating apparatus
Patent Number: 7,012,969

Inventors: Ogaki; Yoshinori (Toyota, JP), Ogawa; Yoshihide (Anjo, JP)
Title: Fuel tank and fuel vapor treatment device equipped with the fuel tank
Patent Number: 8,671,916

Inventors: Ogawa; Kazuo (Tokyo, JP), Takaishi; Yoshihiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device manufacturing method for forming diffused layers by impurity implantation using gate wiring layer mask
Patent Number: 7,674,676

Inventors: Ogawa; Masahiko (Ageo, JP)
Title: Optical element holding system in projection optical system
Patent Number: 7,016,126

Inventors: Ogino; Yoshihiro (Osaka, JP)
Title: Pedestal of liquid crystal display apparatus
Patent Number: 7,015,988

Inventors: Ogiso; Hiroyuki (Ina, JP)
Title: Voltage-controlled oscillator, clock converter, and electronic device
Patent Number: 7,012,476

Inventors: Oh; Hueng Jae (Gyunggi-do, KR), Chung; Tae Joon (Seoul, KR), Lee; Dong Gyu (Gyunggi-do, KR), Mun; Seon Jae (Gyunggi-do, KR), Choi; Jin Won (Gyunggi-do, KR)
Title: Substrate for flip chip bonding and method of fabricating the same
Patent Number: 8,671,564

Inventors: Oh; Jang-keun (Gwangju, KR)
Title: Cyclone type dust collecting apparatus of vacuum cleaner
Patent Number: 7,014,671

Inventors: Ohanyan; Tigran (Reseda, CA)
Title: Methods and apparatus for remanufacturing toner cartridges
Patent Number: 7,676,173

Inventors: Ohba; Hisayoshi (Kawasaki, JP), Watanabe; Jun (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Method, program, and apparatus for designing a semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,013,446

Inventors: Ohira; Masaru (Shizuoka-ken, JP)
Title: Headlight assembly for a straddle-type vehicle
Patent Number: 7,674,023

Inventors: Ohmi; Tadahiro (Miyagi 980-0813, JP), Sugawa; Shigetoshi (Sendai, JP), Sekine; Katsuyuki (Sendai, JP), Saito; Yuji (Sendai, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device formed on (111) surface of a Si crystal and fabrication process thereof
Patent Number: 7,012,311

Inventors: Ohmori; Yasuhiro (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Micro electro mechanical systems device
Patent Number: 7,675,671

Inventors: Ohmura; Hiroko (Hamamatsu, JP), Suzuki; Daisuke (Hamamatsu, JP)
Title: Electronic musical instrument with velocity indicator
Patent Number: 7,674,964

Inventors: Ohnishi; Satoshi (Komatsu, JP), Yamaguchi; Yoshihiro (Komatsu, JP)
Title: Cutting machine
Patent Number: 7,674,998

Inventors: Ohno; Takehide (Yokohama, JP), Shono; Naho (Koganei, JP)
Title: Lens barrel
Patent Number: 8,670,196

Inventors: Ohnuma; Hideto (Kanagawa, JP), Nemoto; Yukie (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Field emission device and manufacturing method thereof
Patent Number: 7,015,496

Inventors: Ohshima; Shunzou (Toyota, JP)
Title: Power window driving apparatus
Patent Number: 7,015,665

Inventors: Ohsumi; Koji (Kawasaki, JP), Umemura; Takashi (Kawasaki, JP), Matsueda; Hiroyuki (Kawasaki, JP), Hatanaka; Toshihiro (Kawasaki, JP), Onuki; Akiko (Kawasaki, JP), Maezono; Katsumi (Kawasaki, JP), Kageyama; Yoko (Kawasaki, JP), Kondo; Nobuo (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Pyrazole derivatives and diabetic medicine containing them
Patent Number: 7,015,201

Inventors: Ohta; So (Tokyo, JP), Shimoohsako; Masataka (Tokyo, JP), Fukube; Noriaki (Tokyo, JP), Ohfuchi; Tetsuya (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Sheet detector mechanism including sheet detector further including photoreceptors, and image forming apparatus including the same
Patent Number: 7,675,051

Inventors: Ohtani; Teruyuki (Wako, JP), Tsuji; Makoto (Wako, JP), Utsunomiya; Masao (Wako, JP)
Title: Separator for fuel cell
Patent Number: 7,014,938

Inventors: Ohya; Yuji (Fukuoaka, JP), Karasudani; Takashi (Fukuoka, JP), Watanabe; Kimihiko (Fukuoka, JP)
Title: Fluid machine, wind turbine, and method for increasing velocity of internal flow of fluid machine, utilizing unsteady flow
Patent Number: 8,672,622

Inventors: Ohzeki; Hideki (Kanagawa, JP), Yoshida; Noboru (Kanagawa, JP), Ishibashi; Kazuyuki (Kanagawa, JP), Ueda; Tetsuo (Kanagawa, JP), Yoneda; Isao (Kanagawa, JP), Wada; Toshiaki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Method and apparatus for detecting servo timing marks in a magnetic disk system
Patent Number: 7,675,701

Inventors: Oikawa; Hiroaki (Ichikawa, JP)
Title: Waterproof keyboard
Patent Number: 7,012,206

Inventors: Oikawa; Kohei (Kamakura, JP), Shiratake; Shinichiro (Yokohama, JP), Takashima; Daisaburo (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Ferroelectric memory device having ferroelectric capacitor and method of reading out data therefrom
Patent Number: 7,016,216

Inventors: Oikawa; Tomoya (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Radio communication apparatus, radio communication method, communication control apparatus, and program
Patent Number: 8,670,337

Inventors: Oka; Masaharu (Daito, JP)
Title: Planar light source device
Patent Number: 7,674,004

Inventors: Okada; Kunio (Iruma, JP)
Title: OFDM signal demodulator circuit and OFDM signal demodulating method
Patent Number: 7,675,981

Inventors: Okada; Mitsumasa (Hachioji, JP), Sugai; Toshiya (Hachioji, JP), Honda; Yoshitaka (Tokorozawa, JP), Ishikawa; Manabu (Hachioji, JP), Sakurai; Tomohisa (Sagamihara, JP)
Title: Ultrasound treatment system
Patent Number: 8,672,935

Inventors: Okada; Yoshihiro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Radiographic imaging device, radiographic imaging method, and computer readable medium storing radiographic imaging program
Patent Number: 8,669,531

Inventors: Okada; Yuuki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Layout design support system, method, and program
Patent Number: 7,676,348

Inventors: Okamoto; Ryuichi (Osaka, JP), Higashi; Akio (Osaka, JP), Niwano; Satoshi (Osaka, JP), Murakami; Hiroki (Osaka, JP)
Title: Terminal apparatus, server apparatus, and digital content distribution system
Patent Number: 7,676,042

Inventors: Okamoto; Yutaka (Chofu, JP), Ando; Hideo (Hino, JP), Noda; Chosaku (Kawasaki, JP), Kashihara; Yutaka (Fuchu, JP)
Title: Optical disk, optical disk recording method and optical disk apparatus
Patent Number: 7,012,873

Inventors: Okawara; Hiroto (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Imaging apparatus
Patent Number: 7,016,122

Inventors: Okegawa; Hirokatsu (Tokyo, JP), Enomoto; Hideo (Tokyo, JP), Nokami; Yohei (Tokyo, JP), Kaneko; Kimihiro (Tokyo, JP), Iwakura; Takashi (Tokyo, JP), Ryoki; Hirofumi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: RFID tag
Patent Number: 8,672,230

Inventors: Okimura; Katsuyuki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Remote control transmitter which is capable of controlling a plurality of light fittings without the need for a slidable switch
Patent Number: 7,675,247

Inventors: Okoroanyanwu; Uzodinma (Mountain View, CA), Yudanov; Nicolay F. (Brookline, MA)
Title: Dielectric pattern formation for organic electronic devices
Patent Number: 7,012,013

Inventors: Okouchi; Katsumi (Anjo, JP)
Title: Power tool including a reservoir and a cap attached to the opening of the reservoir
Patent Number: 8,672,162

Inventors: Okubo; Shinichi (Saitama, JP), Kishi; Takayuki (Saitama, JP)
Title: Hybrid vehicle driving system
Patent Number: 8,672,804

Inventors: Okuda; Yoshiyuki (Saitama, JP)
Title: Light emission display drive method and drive apparatus using a modulator capable of performing control at three or more levels in an output brightness value
Patent Number: 7,015,883

Inventors: Okuma; Sadayuki (Chuo-ku, JP)
Title: Apparatus and method for creating circuit diagram, program therefor and recording medium storing the program
Patent Number: 7,676,770

Inventors: Okumura; Haruhiko (Fujisawa, JP), Itakura; Tetsuro (Tokyo, JP), Minamizaki; Hironori (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Image data processing apparatus and image data processing method
Patent Number: 7,676,528

Inventors: Okuno; Yoshiaki (Tokyo, JP), Someya; Jun (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image display device and image display method
Patent Number: 7,675,480

Inventors: Okuwaki; Daisaku (Yamanashi-ken, JP)
Title: Illumination device for a color liquid crystal display
Patent Number: 7,014,347

Inventors: Olinga; Thomas (Bordeaux, FR), Pron; Adam (Grenoble, FR), Travers; Jean-Pierre (Martin d'Heres, FR)
Title: Use of sulphonic and phosphonic acids as dopants of conductive polyaniline films and conductive composite material based on polyaniline
Patent Number: 7,014,794

Inventors: Omiya; Elliot (Kirkland, WA), Jefferson; Todd (Seattle, WA), Clinick; Andrew (Sammamish, WA)
Title: Architecture for customizable applications
Patent Number: 7,676,789

Inventors: Oner; Hakan (San Jose, CA), Gurcan; Hakan Ates (Los Gatos, CA), Okter; Ismail (Saratogo, CA)
Title: Transmitter for low voltage differential signaling
Patent Number: 7,012,450

Inventors: Ong; Soon-Teong (Penang, MY), Chong; Yen-Hwong (Penang, MY), Ng; Chong-Khai (Penang, MY), Weng; Tony Shih-Hsiung (Taipei, TW)
Title: Backlight controlled closeup photographing system
Patent Number: 7,015,968

Inventors: Ono; Noriyuki (Kanagawa, JP), Nakasuji; Motohiro (Kanagawa, JP), Nishide; Yoshiaki (Kanagawa, JP), Ikeyama; Hiromasa (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Flicker correction method and device, and imaging device
Patent Number: 7,675,552

Inventors: Ono; Seiji (Yokosuka, JP), Kuroda; Naomitsu (Yokohama, JP), Okubo; Eiji (Yokohama, JP), Horie; Yasushi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Optical element feeding device driving method and optical disk apparatus
Patent Number: 7,675,832

Inventors: Ono; Toshiaki (Ebina, JP), Koizumi; Toru (Yokohama, JP), Itano; Tetsuya (Zama, JP)
Title: Photoelectric conversion device and image capturing device
Patent Number: 8,670,049

Inventors: Ono; Yuhei (Tokyo, JP), Uchiyama; Akihiko (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Liquid crystal display element, and use of phase difference film used the same for
Patent Number: 7,012,663

Inventors: Oohara; Kouji (Sakai, JP)
Title: Power control apparatus for a bicycle
Patent Number: 7,015,598

Inventors: Oomori; Yuzuru (Toyota, JP)
Title: Apparatus and method for controlling fuel injection in internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 7,013,873

Inventors: Ophir; Avraham (Herzliya, IL), Rojanskiy; Henrikh (Or Akiva, IL), Kanievski; Arie (Kfar Saba, IL)
Title: Arrangement for multi-stage heat pump assembly
Patent Number: 7,013,669

Inventors: Opsvik; Peter (Oslo, NO)
Title: Fastening device for a chair
Patent Number: 8,672,412

Inventors: Or; Yat Sun (Watertown, MA), Lazarova; Tsvetelina (Brookline, MA), Chen; Jason Shih-Hao (Claremont, CA)
Title: Cyclosporins for the treatment of immune disorders
Patent Number: 7,012,065

Inventors: Or; Yat Sun (Watertown, MA), Lazarova; Tsvetelina (Brookline, MA), Eckstein; Jens Werner (Arlington, MA)
Title: Cyclosporins for the treatment of immune disorders
Patent Number: 7,012,064

Inventors: Oren; David D. (Lino Lakes, MN)
Title: Sidewall construction and methods of making the same
Patent Number: 7,014,253

Inventors: Oren; Ran (Kibbutz Gaaton-Doar-Na Oshrat, IL), Lafosse; Laurent (Annecy-Le-Vieux, FR), Nahmias; Shai (Nahariya, IL), Moor; Dan (Kibbutz Gaaton-Doar-Na Oshrat, IL)
Title: Piercing implement particularly useful as a medical implement for piercing body tissue, and method of using such implement for applying a suture to the body tissue
Patent Number: 8,672,954

Inventors: Orentreich; Norman (New York, NY), Krajcik; Rozlyn A. (Poughquag, NY)
Title: Materials for soft tissue augmentation and methods of making and using same
Patent Number: 7,015,198

Inventors: Oshima; Yoshiaki (Wakayama, JP), Nishimoto; Kazuhiko (Wakayama, JP), Suenaga; Kenichi (Wakayama, JP), Hagihara; Toshiya (Wakayama, JP)
Title: Method for manufacturing substrate
Patent Number: 7,014,534

Inventors: Oshimi; Masao (Tokyo, JP), Gobara; Ryo (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Sound processing apparatus, method for sound processing, program and recording medium
Patent Number: 8,669,459

Inventors: Ostreicher; Michael (Karlsruhe, DE), Renner; Jochen (Edingen-Neckarhausen, DE)
Title: Spring-action suction head
Patent Number: 7,014,185

Inventors: Otake; Ritsuko (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Image output control apparatus, image output control method, and storage medium, for selecting between first and second output modes
Patent Number: 7,016,066

Inventors: Otsuka; Hiroshi (Kawasaki, JP), Kurihara; Koji (Kawasaki, JP), Kawabe; Kazunori (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Method and apparatus for monitoring power failure
Patent Number: 7,676,693

Inventors: Otten; Jeffrey D. (Cypress, TX), Trent; David (Cypress, TX), Jordan; Travis R. (Houston, TX)
Title: Keel joint centralizer
Patent Number: 7,013,824

Inventors: Ouchi; Katsumi (Tokyo, JP), Mitsumaki; Hiroshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Automated analyzer
Patent Number: 7,674,430

Inventors: Oyama; Yukifumi (Yasu, JP), Nishiwaki; Hidetoshi (Otsu, JP), Nishio; Toshihiko (Moriyama, JP), Toriyama; Kazushige (Kyoto, JP), Orii; Yasumitsu (Ohmi, JP)
Title: Mounting method for semiconductor parts on circuit substrate
Patent Number: 7,674,651

Inventors: Ozawa; Ichiro (Funabashi, JP), Kobayashi; Yoshiaki (Numazu, JP), Suzuki; Hideaki (Numazu, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus with toner amount selection feature
Patent Number: 7,013,096

Inventors: Ozdemir; Ahmet Kemal (Asker, NO), Ozbek; Ali (Milton, GB)
Title: Method for optimal wave field separation
Patent Number: 7,676,327

Inventors: Ozeki; Satoshi (Nagoya, JP), Sawayanagi; Kazumi (Itami, JP), Yamauchi; Kana (Toyohashi, JP), Nakamura; Mie (Toyokawa, JP), Takano; Masahito (Toyokawa, JP), Yoshizaki; Yoshihiko (Toyokawa, JP)
Title: Terminal device and terminal device operation management system and operation management method
Patent Number: 7,013,128

Inventors: Ozgur; Soner (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Saturation detector for an ADC
Patent Number: 7,675,443

Inventors: Ozkar; Mete (San Diego, CA), Poilasne; Gregory (San Diego, CA), Arnold; Thomas (Carlsbad, CA)
Title: Multiple ground plane section antenna systems and methods
Patent Number: 7,012,571

Inventors: Pabst; William George (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Full duplex network radio bridge with low latency and high throughput
Patent Number: 8,670,358

Inventors: Pacetti; Stephen D. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Rate-reducing membrane for release of an agent
Patent Number: 7,014,913

Inventors: Pacheco; Manuel A (Sterling, MA)
Title: Bidet
Patent Number: 7,013,502

Inventors: Pacy; David H. (Thomasville, PA)
Title: Auxiliary power device for refrigerated trucks
Patent Number: 7,673,466

Inventors: Pagot; Alexandre (Rueil Malmaison, FR)
Title: Indirect-injection internal-combustion engine, notably spark-ignition supercharged engine, with two intake means for carrying out a burnt gas scavenging stage
Patent Number: 7,673,617

Inventors: Pala; Silviu (Birmingham, MI), Werman; Reben (Sterling Heights, MI)
Title: Rotating gauge pointer and light guide between LCD and LED
Patent Number: 7,675,428

Inventors: Palmowski; David J. (Syracuse, NY)
Title: Apparatus and method for cutting and stripping covering layers from a filamentary core including both rotary and reciprocating cutting blades
Patent Number: 7,013,782

Inventors: Pan; David H. (Rochester, NY), Williams; James E. (Penfield, NY), Freeman; T. Edwin (Webster, NY), Caruthers, Jr.; Edward B. (Rochester, NY), Larson; James R. (Fairport, NY), Bonsignore; Frank J. (Rochester, NY), DeCrescentis; Antonio (Rochester, NY)
Title: Imaging member having a textured imaging surface and a phase change ink image producing machine having same
Patent Number: 7,014,897

Inventors: Panelli; Edward J. (Chicago, IL)
Title: Method and apparatus for performing economic analysis of a radiological image archiving system
Patent Number: 7,676,378

Inventors: Parankirinathan; Kiritharan (New Fairfield, CT)
Title: Survival risk insurance
Patent Number: 7,676,388

Inventors: Pardo; Philippe (Bassens, FR), Loubinoux; Dominique (La Motte Servolex, FR), Curie; Alain (La Motte Servolex, FR)
Title: Method and device for making a composite plate
Patent Number: 7,674,495

Inventors: Park; Duk-Hyun (Burbank, CA), Cook; Robert D. (Valencia, CA)
Title: Sliding integral proportional (SIP) controller for aircraft skid control
Patent Number: 7,013,208

Inventors: Park; Jisoo (Daejeon, KR), Lee; Namsuk (Daejeon, KR), Lee; Sook Jin (Daejeon, KR), Choi; Yong Seouk (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Method and apparatus for retransmission
Patent Number: 8,670,417

Inventors: Park; Ki-Seon (Ichon-shi, KR), Ahn; Byoung-Kwan (Ichon-shi, KR)
Title: Method for manufacturing a semiconductor device for use in a memory cell that includes forming a composite layer of tantalum oxide and titanium oxide over a bottom capacitor electrode
Patent Number: 7,012,001

Inventors: Park; Kyong Bae (Seoul, KR), Cho; Nam Soo (Seoul, KR), Lee; Dong Hoon (Seoul, KR)
Title: Ice dispenser for a refrigerator with a delay mechanism having a foldable catch
Patent Number: 7,673,469

Inventors: Park; Kyung-Hyun (Daejeon, KR), Leem; Young-Ahn (Daejeon, KR), Kim; Dong-Churl (Daejeon, KR), Yee; Dae-Su (Daejeon, KR), Kim; Sung-Bock (Anyang, KR), Baek; Yong-Soon (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Multi DFB laser diode
Patent Number: 7,012,945

Inventors: Park; Sang-jin (Yongin-si, KR), Hwang; In-jun (Yongin-si, KR), Hyun; Jae-woong (Uijeongbu-si, KR), Park; Yoon-dong (Yongin-si, KR), Seol; Kwang-soo (Suwon-si, KR), Shin; Sang-min (Seoul, KR), Choi; Sang-moo (Yongin-si, KR), Park; Ju-hee (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Method of operating a semiconductor memory device having a recessed control gate electrode
Patent Number: 7,675,786

Inventors: Park; Si-hong (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Method for checking audio interface in AV system and apparatus using the same
Patent Number: 8,670,569

Inventors: Park; Sung Ho (Anyang-si, KR), Chun; Jin Young (Anyang-si, KR), Cho; Hee Jeong (Anyang-si, KR), Ihm; Bin Chul (Anyang-si, KR), Lee; Wookbong (Anyang-si, KR)
Title: Method for performing bandwidth request process in wireless communication system
Patent Number: 8,670,398

Inventors: Park; Tae Ook (Anyang, KR), Kim; Sung Cheol (Suwon, KR), Jang; Chan Gyu (Hwasung, KR)
Title: Flyback converter with synchronous rectifier
Patent Number: 7,012,821

Inventors: Park; Woo-Ik (Chungcheongnam-do, KR), Kim; Yong-Woon (Chungcheongnam-do, KR), Shin; Young-Gu (Chungcheongnam-do, KR)
Title: System used to test plurality of DUTs in parallel and method thereof
Patent Number: 7,012,443

Inventors: Park; Young Ho (Kyungki-do, KR), Hahm; Hun Joo (Kyungki-do, KR), Yoo; Seung Jin (Kyungki-do, KR)
Title: High power flip chip LED
Patent Number: 7,015,512

Inventors: Park; Young-Jun (Seoul, KR), Do; Mi-Sun (Suwon-si, KR), Han; Ki-Young (Yongin-si, KR), Oh; Sang-Hoon (Seoul, KR)
Title: Method and apparatus for detecting whether cell coverage is downscaled in wireless communication system
Patent Number: 8,670,424

Inventors: Parker; Jeffrey L. (Jacksonville, FL), Sorrells; David F. (Jacksonville, FL)
Title: Multi-user camera control system and method
Patent Number: 7,015,953

Inventors: Parkes; Stephen Maxwell (Dundee, GB)
Title: Integrated circuit and related improvements
Patent Number: 7,012,448

Inventors: Parkyn; William A. (Lomita, CA), Pelka; David G. (Los Angeles, CA)
Title: Free-form lenses for rectangular illumination zones
Patent Number: 7,674,019

Inventors: Parmet; Darryl I. (Tampa, FL), Gilbert; Michael A. (Seminole, FL), Trinkle; William Joseph (Cambridge, MA), Graetz; Ernest Frank John (Largo, FL)
Title: High resolution measurement of thermistor thermometry signals with wide dynamic range
Patent Number: 8,672,542

Inventors: Pashazadeh; M Pasha (New York, NY)
Title: Foam retainer
Patent Number: 8,671,999

Inventors: Pastel; David A. (Horseheads, NY), Piech; Garrett A. (Horseheads, NY), Shedd; Gordon M. (Lawrenceville, PA), Shelton; Brett C. (Corning, NY), Zainul; Mohamed A. (Horseheads, NY)
Title: Reference microplates and methods for making and using the reference microplates
Patent Number: 7,674,435

Inventors: Patel; Rajesh B (Austin, TX), Dundas; James David (Austin, TX), Patel; Mukesh R. (Round Rock, TX)
Title: Parallel search technique for store operations
Patent Number: 7,013,366

Inventors: Pathak; Yatish (San Francisco, CA), Stumm; Michael (Toronto, CA), Snelgrove; William M. (Toronto, CA)
Title: Wireless local loop
Patent Number: 7,016,317

Inventors: Patterson; Richard (Houston, TX), Lake; Gary B. (Houston, TX), Xu; Yang (Houston, TX), Bussear; Terry R. (Spring, TX)
Title: Flow-actuated actuator and method
Patent Number: 8,671,974

Inventors: Pavlovic; Gino (Vienna, AT)
Title: Microphone capsule support
Patent Number: 7,013,017

Inventors: Pearce; Neil Frederick (Enfeild, GB)
Title: Paint roller cleaner and associated method
Patent Number: 8,672,821

Inventors: Pearlstein; Ronald Martin (Macungie, PA), Langan; John Giles (Pleasanton, CA), Zheng; Dao-Hong (Shanghai, CN), Irven; John (High Wycombe, GB), Hertzler; Benjamin Lee (Allentown, PA)
Title: Sub-atmospheric gas delivery method and apparatus
Patent Number: 7,013,916

Inventors: Pechanek; Gerald George (Cary, NC), Vassiliadis; Stamatis (Pijnacker, NL)
Title: Staging register file for use with multi-stage execution units
Patent Number: 8,671,266

Inventors: Pedersen; Bradley D. (Mississauga, CA), Jeffs; Kyle (Mississauga, CA)
Title: Package for a projector
Patent Number: 8,672,488

Inventors: Penciu; Cristian (Dallas, TX)
Title: Apparatus for mixing and dispensing fluids
Patent Number: 7,673,775

Inventors: Peng; Sheng (Wilmington, DE), Getty; Stephen James (Wilmington, DE), Meng; Xianjun (Hockessin, DE)
Title: Polyfluoroether-based phosphates
Patent Number: 7,674,928

Inventors: Perisetty; Srinivas (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Integrated circuits with adjustable body bias and power supply circuitry
Patent Number: 7,675,317

Inventors: Perraud; Simon (Bandol, FR), Coronel; Philippe (Barraux, FR)
Title: Method for eliminating the metal catalyst residues on the surface of wires produced by catalytic growth
Patent Number: 8,669,171

Inventors: Perret; Hans (Munchen, DE), Halder; Thomas (Munchen, DE)
Title: Building container for a device and method for a layerwise manufacturing of a three-dimensional object
Patent Number: 7,674,107

Inventors: Petermann; Klaus (Berlin, DE), Kerbstadt; Fabian Florian (Berlin, DE)
Title: Planar optical apparatus for setting the chromatic dispersion in an optical system
Patent Number: 7,013,065

Inventors: Pettersen; Fred-Johan (Oslo, NO)
Title: Phase-frequency detector and charge pump with feedback
Patent Number: 7,015,734

Inventors: Phan; Quan V. (Houston, TX), Tchakarov; Borislav J. (Humble, TX)
Title: Variable positioning deep cutting rotary coring tool with expandable bit
Patent Number: 7,673,704

Inventors: Phelan; James V. (Misision Hills, CA)
Title: Turbofan powered locomotive and monorail
Patent Number: 7,673,567

Inventors: Phillips; Thomas G. (Bellevue, WA), Sutton; Paul C. (Seattle, WA), Wang; Gang (Issaquah, WA)
Title: Administrative security systems and methods
Patent Number: 7,676,672

Inventors: Pian; Donald T. (San Diego, CA), Lee; Chong U. (San Diego, CA)
Title: Adaptive rate control for digital video compression
Patent Number: 7,675,969

Inventors: Piccionelli; Gregory A. (Westlake Village, CA), Gerardi; Michael M. (Menifee, CA)
Title: Stringed instrument with keyboard
Patent Number: 8,669,458

Inventors: Pietraski; Philip J. (Huntington Station, NY), DiFazio; Robert A. (Greenlawn, NY)
Title: Composite channel quality estimation techniques for wireless receivers
Patent Number: 7,016,330

Inventors: Pijor; Dustin A. (Houma, LA), Pijor; Brittany (Houma, LA)
Title: Cleaning and storage unit for pacifiers
Patent Number: 8,671,491

Inventors: Ping; Er-Xuan (Meridian, ID), Yin; Zhiping (Boise, ID)
Title: Semiconductor constructions
Patent Number: 7,012,294

Inventors: Piramuthu; Robinson (Oakland, CA), Lee; Kuang-chih (Union City, CA), Prochazka; Daniel Richard (Pacifica, CA)
Title: Refinement of segmentation markup
Patent Number: 8,670,615

Inventors: Pitcher; David E. (Swampscott, MA), Suciu; Rebecca (Lynn, MA), Burrous; Thomas P. (Haverhill, MA), Stenfors; Alan L. (Scituate, MA), Rose; Sidney (Marblehead, MA)
Title: Sign support arrangement
Patent Number: 7,673,409

Inventors: Plat; Marina V. (San Jose, CA), Hui; Angela T. (Fremont, CA)
Title: Method for reducing anti-reflective coating layer removal during removal of photoresist
Patent Number: 7,015,134

Inventors: Pless; Benjamin (Atherton, CA), Anderson; Scott C. (Sunnyvale, CA), Podmore; Jonathan L. (San Francisco, CA), Vaska; Matthias (Menlo Park, CA), Crowe; John E. (Palo Alto, CA), Richman; Roxanne L. (Los Gatos, CA), Ciciarelli; Timothy (San Francisco, CA), Gallup; David A. (Alameda, CA), Ulstad, Jr.; Jack E. (Boulder Creek, CA)
Title: Apparatus and method for ablating tissue
Patent Number: 7,674,257

Inventors: Plunkett; Tai (Sun Valley, CA)
Title: Saw blade depth gauge
Patent Number: 7,013,574

Inventors: Podirsky; Bernhard (Queensland, AU)
Title: Cladding apparatus, method and system
Patent Number: 7,673,423

Inventors: Poggi; Jeffrey J. (Paramus, NJ)
Title: String instrument with variable openings
Patent Number: 7,674,963

Inventors: Polkus; Vincent S. (Delafield, WI), Leeds; Thomas M. (Pewaukee, WI), Hamadeh; Mohamed Ali (Waukesha, WI), Xue; Ping (Cottage Grove, WI)
Title: Image cropping of imaging data and method
Patent Number: 7,013,037

Inventors: Polt; Anton (Judendorf-Strassengel, AT)
Title: Tappet carrier for barrel engine
Patent Number: 7,673,607

Inventors: Ponziani; Robert L. (West Chester, OH), Earwood; Roy (Lebanon, OH)
Title: Sensor for detection of spark in igniter in gas turbine engine
Patent Number: 7,015,698

Inventors: Poo; Chia Yong (Singapore, SG), Jeung; Boon Suan (Singapore, SG), Waf; Low Slu (Singapore, SG), Yu; Chan Min (Singapore, SG), Loo; Neo Yong (Singapore, SG), Koon; Eng Meow (Singapore, SG), Leng; Ser Bok (Singapore, SG), Kwang; Chua Swee (Singapore, SG), Chung; So Chee (Singapore, SG), Seng; Hu Kwok (Singapore, SG)
Title: Apparatus and method for packaging circuits
Patent Number: 7,675,169

Inventors: Poobalane; Saravanane (Stirling, GB), Thompson; Kim (Stirling, GB), Adams; Alexandra (Stirling, GB)
Title: Vaccine
Patent Number: 8,669,355

Inventors: Pool; James H. (Lake Forest, CA), Plourde; Eric Paul (Homewood, IL)
Title: Method for evacuating air from flexible packages
Patent Number: 7,674,491

Inventors: Popp; Markus (Bamberg, DE), Hurst; Sebastian (Bubenreuth, DE)
Title: Actuating mechanism to regulate a controllable coolant pump
Patent Number: 8,671,893

Inventors: Potter, Sr.; Thomas R. (Reno, NV), Ferguson; Ralph C. (N. Hollywood, CA)
Title: Electronic parking meter system
Patent Number: 7,014,355

Inventors: Potter; John M M (Suffolk, GB), Lang; Russell J. (MT Waverley, AU)
Title: Multimedia call center
Patent Number: 7,016,341

Inventors: Prasanth; G. R. N. (Bangalore, IN), Pongched; Pechluck (Portland, OR), N.; Raghavendran (Bangalore, IN), Guenther; Mark L. (Portland, OR), Sri; Krishna N. H. (Bangalore, IN), Ajgaonkar; Manisha D. (Bangalore, IN), V.; Anuradha (Bangalore, IN)
Title: Computer system for automatically determining slew rate de-rating values
Patent Number: 8,670,947

Inventors: Preschke; Harald (Vohringen, DE), Kollmann; Wolfgang (Pfaffenhausen, DE)
Title: Retrofittable roller element and foot for an automatic storage system, and method for displacing an automatic storage system
Patent Number: 8,671,518

Inventors: Preuss; Daphne (Chicago, IL), Copenhaver; Gregory (Oak Park, IL)
Title: Plant artificial chromosome compositions and methods
Patent Number: 7,015,372

Inventors: Probst; Brian E. (Renovo, PA), Gorrie; Joseph E. (Klingertown, PA)
Title: Flashlight with wave spring electrical connection
Patent Number: 7,014,335

Inventors: Prohaska; James B. (Prior Lake, MN)
Title: Continuous loop plant growing system
Patent Number: 8,671,617

Inventors: Protin; Nicolas (Versailles, FR), Leporcq; Michel (Morsang sur Orge, FR)
Title: Method for diagnosing the condition of an engine fuel supply system
Patent Number: 8,670,919

Inventors: Prudent; James R. (Madison, WI), Hall; Jeff G. (Madison, WI), Lyamichev; Victor I. (Madison, WI), Brow; Mary Ann D. (Madison, WI), Dahlberg; James E. (Madison, WI)
Title: Invasive cleavage of nucleic acids
Patent Number: 7,011,944

Inventors: Pryor; Timothy R. (Tecumseh, Ontario, CA)
Title: Picture taking method and apparatus
Patent Number: 7,015,950

Inventors: Pulvermacher; Ronald J. (Cottage Grove, WI)
Title: Wheel cleaning apparatus for a wheelchair or the like
Patent Number: 7,673,362

Inventors: Puthigae; Sathish (Auckland, NZ), Phillips; Jonathan Robert (Chesterfield, MO), Withana; Nimali Piyushika (Carlton, AU), Smith-Espinoza; Claudia Jeannette (Chesterfield, MO), Bryant; Catherine Jane (Auckland, NZ), Templeton; Kerry Robert (Auckland, NZ), Bajaj; Shivendra (Auckland, NZ)
Title: Gene expression control in plants
Patent Number: 8,669,108

Inventors: Qi; Pingjun (Brooklyn, NY), Qi; Xuhao (Brooklyn, NY)
Title: Steering wheel lock to be secured on the arms within the rim of a steering wheel
Patent Number: 8,671,722

Inventors: Qi; Yu (Oakville, CA), Hu; Nan-Xing (Oakville, CA)
Title: Protective overcoat
Patent Number: 7,674,565

Inventors: Quan; ChengHao (Jilin Province, CN), Mo; Hee-Sook (Daejeon, KR), Lee; Dong-Han (Daejeon, KR), Bae; Ji-Hoon (Daejon, KR), Choi; Gil-Young (Daejon, KR), Pyo; Cheol-Sig (Daejon, KR), Chae; Jong-Suk (Daejon, KR)
Title: Method for estimating number of tags in slotted aloha-based RFID system
Patent Number: 7,675,403

Inventors: Quesnel; Etienne (Meylan, FR)
Title: Optical device with enhanced mechanical stability operating in the extreme ultraviolet and lithography mask comprising such a device
Patent Number: 7,012,753

Inventors: Quick, Jr.; Roy Franklin (San Diego, CA), Pfister; Henry David (San Diego, CA)
Title: Signal acquisition in peer-to-peer communications
Patent Number: 8,670,428

Inventors: Quist; Bradley L. (Lakeville, MN)
Title: Co-planarity examination method and optical module for electronic components
Patent Number: 7,012,682

Inventors: Radzinsky; Yevgeniy (Brooklyn, NY)
Title: Apparatus and methods for transferring a patient
Patent Number: 8,671,475

Inventors: Ragan; Lawrence Henry (Austin, TX), Felder; Matthew D. (Austin, TX), Hu; Jingyu (Austin, TX), Happ; Jamie Joseph (Austin, TX), May; Michael R. (Austin, TX)
Title: Low noise, low distortion radio receiver front-end
Patent Number: 7,676,206

Inventors: Raimbault; Fabrice (Vincennes, FR), Leboisne; Cedric (Le Perreux sur Marne, FR)
Title: Tie rod-type booster comprising a reinforced sealing ring
Patent Number: 7,673,554

Inventors: Rainey; Timothy W. (Montgomery, IL), Bedyk; Joshua Charles (Sandwich, IL), Wetterich; Dennis D. (Newark, IL)
Title: Personnel safety apparatus for a machine
Patent Number: 8,672,091

Inventors: Raisch; Netanel (Psagot, IL)
Title: Method for protecting a touch-screen display
Patent Number: 8,671,553

Inventors: Ralph; James D. (Seaside Park, NJ), Tatar; Stephen (Montville, NJ), Errico; Joseph P. (Green Brook, NJ)
Title: Intervertebral spacer device having a multi-pronged domed spring
Patent Number: 7,014,658

Inventors: Ralson; Robert E. (Eugene, OR)
Title: Mobile in-vehicle communication and routing apparatus, system, and method
Patent Number: 8,670,897

Inventors: Randall; Steven Paul (Leeds, GB)
Title: Electro-mechanical transmission systems
Patent Number: 7,014,586

Inventors: Randolph, III; David L. (Wright City, MO), Chan; Samuel (Ballwin, MO)
Title: Process and apparatus for the combustion of a sulfur-containing liquid
Patent Number: 7,674,449

Inventors: Rao; Kamaraju Seetha Rama (Andhra Pradesh, IN), Burri; David Raju (Andhra Pradesh, IN), Sankarasubbier; Narayanan (Andhra Pradesh, IN), Bhari; Mallanna Nagaraja (Andhra Pradesh, IN), Aytam; Hari Padmasri (Andhra Pradesh, IN), Vasireddy; Sivakumar (Andhra Pradesh, IN), Veldurthi; Shashikala (Andhra Pradesh, IN), Podila; Seetharamulu (Andhra Pradesh, IN), Reddy; Sanapureddy Sreevardhan (Andhra Pradesh, IN)
Title: Vapor phase catalytic process for simultaneous furfural hydrogenation and cyclohexanol dehydrogenation
Patent Number: 7,015,359

Inventors: Rao; Yong-Nien (Hsin Chu, TW), Chou; Shih-Tzung (Hsin Chu County, TW), Hou; Chun-Lin (Tou Liao, TW)
Title: TFT-LCD capable of repairing discontinuous lines
Patent Number: 7,675,495

Inventors: Raposo; Graca (Paris, FR), Delevoye; Cedric (Paris, FR), Tenza; Daniele (Survilliers, FR), Hurbain; Ilse (Bures, FR)
Title: Use of Kif13A and AP-1 inhibitors for inhibiting melanogenesis
Patent Number: 8,669,238

Inventors: Raridan, Jr.; William B. (Pleasanton, CA)
Title: Medical sensor and technique for using the same
Patent Number: 7,676,253

Inventors: Rasmussen; Neil (Concord, MA), Ziegler; William (Reading, MA), Colucci; David A. (Lynnfield, MA)
Title: Methods and apparatus for providing and distributing standby power
Patent Number: 8,670,872

Inventors: Ratiu; Ovidiu (Atlanta, GA), Chilom; Marius Ovidiu (Mableton, GA), Ticus; Ion (Bucharest, RO)
Title: System and method for communicating messages in a mesh network
Patent Number: 7,676,195

Inventors: Ratledge; Colin (Beverley, GB), Anderson; Alistair James (Hull, GB), Kanagachandran; Kanagasooriyam (Dehiwala, LK)
Title: Culture of Crypthecodinium cohnii and microorganisms derived therefrom
Patent Number: 7,674,609

Inventors: Raukas; Madis (Charlestown, MA), Mishra; Kailash C. (Chelmsford, MA), McSweeney; Robert T. (Sayre, PA)
Title: Europium-activated barium magnesium aluminate phosphor
Patent Number: 7,014,792

Inventors: Rawlins; W. Terry (Reading, MA), Lee; Seonkyung (Boston, MA), Davis; Steven J. (Londonderry, NH)
Title: Catalytic generation of metastable singlet oxygen
Patent Number: 8,670,475

Inventors: Rawnick; James J. (Palm Bay, FL), Brown; Stephen B. (Palm Bay, FL)
Title: RF phase delay lines with variable displacement fluidic dielectric
Patent Number: 7,012,482

Inventors: Ray; Rajarshi (San Diego, CA)
Title: Methods and apparatus for an environmental and behavioral adaptive wireless communication device
Patent Number: 7,675,414

Inventors: Ray; Thomas Wayne (Plano, TX), Boyce; James Edward (Cedar Hill, TX)
Title: Drill bit having an improved seal and lubrication method using same
Patent Number: 7,013,998

Inventors: RayChaudhuri; Debabrata (Somverville, MA), Kirschner; Marc (Newton, MA)
Title: In vivo assay for identification of antimicrobial agents
Patent Number: 7,011,946

Inventors: Redding; Gary Daniel (Victor, NY)
Title: Die level testing using machine grooved storage tray with vacuum channels
Patent Number: 7,014,527

Inventors: Redpath; Richard (Cary, NC), Redpath; James (Cary, NC)
Title: Method of using light striping for fire rescue navigation
Patent Number: 8,672,513

Inventors: Redshaw; Russell (Ottawa, CA)
Title: Radiation therapy by accumulation of therapeutic radionuclides in tumor-targeting bacteria
Patent Number: 7,015,027

Inventors: Reeves; Richard W. (Westboro, MA), La Fetra; Ross V. (Sunnyvale, CA), Miranda; Paul C. (Austin, TX)
Title: Method for initializing a system including a host and plurality of memory modules connected via a serial memory interconnect
Patent Number: 7,016,213

Inventors: Regev; Alon (Woodland Hills, CA), Regev; Zvi (West Hills, CA)
Title: Longest match detection in a CAM
Patent Number: 7,016,210

Inventors: Reinke; James D. (Maple Grove, MN), Ecker; Robert M. (Lino Lakes, MN)
Title: Implantable medical device communication system
Patent Number: 7,013,178

Inventors: Reischl; Rolf (Stuttgart, DE), Brueckner; Joerg (Sindelfingen, DE), Strohrmann; Manfred (Karlsruhe, DE), Neuscheler; Marco (Reutlingen, DE), Loistl; Hans (Cleebronn, DE), Haag; Axel-Werner (Stuttgart, DE)
Title: Measuring system with ratiometric frequency output
Patent Number: 7,012,418

Inventors: Reiss; Carol Shoshkes (New York, NY), Komatsu; Takaishi (Whitestone, NY)
Title: Method for increasing the permeability of the blood brain barrier
Patent Number: 7,012,061

Inventors: Renard; Didier (Courbevoie, FR), Routeau; Sylvain (Saint-Cloud, FR)
Title: Assembly and method for installation of an underwater structure
Patent Number: 7,674,075

Inventors: Resuta; David P. (Chalfont, PA)
Title: Extendable call agents simulator
Patent Number: 7,016,475

Inventors: Reuveni; David R. (Taufkirchen, DE)
Title: Digital clock recovery PLL
Patent Number: 7,016,447

Inventors: Reyes; Steven (Los Gatos, CA), Baron; Scott (Redwood City, CA)
Title: Tissue closure system and methods of use
Patent Number: 8,672,953

Inventors: Rhee; Je-Hun (Daejeon, KR), Sihn; Gyung-Chul (Daejeon, KR), Kim; Dae-Sik (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Personalized service providing system and profile information classifying and processing method thereof
Patent Number: 7,676,832

Inventors: Rhee; Seung Hyeon (Seoul, KR), Seo; Byeong Chan (Seoul, KR)
Title: Method and apparatus for decoding image having format for digital camcorder
Patent Number: 7,012,961

Inventors: Rhoads; Geoffrey B. (West Linn, OR)
Title: Video steganography or encoding
Patent Number: 7,676,059

Inventors: Riach; Duncan Andrew (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for displaying progressive material on an interlaced device
Patent Number: 7,015,970

Inventors: Ribbe; David (Mahomet, IL)
Title: Methods of completing a remotely controlled model vehicle system with a separate controller
Patent Number: 8,672,726

Inventors: Rice; Brian L. (Perkiomenville, PA)
Title: System and method for pipe repair
Patent Number: 7,673,654

Inventors: Richard; Dominique M. (Inverness, CA), Adler; Joel (Conshohocken, PA)
Title: Method for forecasting consumption and generating optimal delivery schedules for vehicles involved in delivering propane and other consumables to end consumers
Patent Number: 7,676,404

Inventors: Riddle; Guy (Los Gatos, CA)
Title: Dynamic tunnel probing in a communications network
Patent Number: 7,013,342

Inventors: Ridley; Jeffrey A. (Shorewood, MN), Neus; James A. (Plymouth, MN)
Title: Method for reducing harmonic distortion in comb drive devices
Patent Number: 7,012,322

Inventors: Rinaldi; Gerardo (Milan, IT), Gianfranco; Venturino (Milan, IT), Rotondo; Giuseppe (Milan, IT)
Title: Automatic x-ray detection for intra-oral dental x-ray imaging apparatus
Patent Number: 7,016,466

Inventors: Ripley; Michael S. (Hillsboro, OR)
Title: Method and apparatus for optimally formatting media key blocks stored on media with high transfer latencies
Patent Number: 7,013,010

Inventors: Ripplinger; Eric B. (Lake Jackson, TX), Jean; David (Friendswood, TX), Burow; David (Taylor, TX), Pham; Khiet (Lake Jackson, TX), Marks; Maurice (Lake Jackson, TX), Gulyas; Gyongyi (Lake Jackson, TX)
Title: Process for preparing divinylarene dioxides
Patent Number: 8,669,384

Inventors: Ritchie; Robert J. (Chelmsford, MA)
Title: Compact duct corner installation tool
Patent Number: 7,013,545

Inventors: Rivas; Olegario (Tulsa, OK), Kallas; Patricia A. (Sand Springs, OK)
Title: Electric submersible pumping system with gas vent
Patent Number: 7,673,676

Inventors: Robbe; Michel (Conflans Ste Honorine, FR), Doucet; Stephane (Paris, FR), Guegnaud; Herve (Maurepas, FR)
Title: Method and device for analog-digital conversion of a complex signal
Patent Number: 7,675,445

Inventors: Robertson; Jerry Wayne (Adair, KY)
Title: Anti-strip-out fastener
Patent Number: 7,014,406

Inventors: Robles; Antonio T. (Kirkland Lake, ON, CA)
Title: Method for preparing acidic solutions of activated silica and polyvalent metal salt for water treatment
Patent Number: 7,674,374

Inventors: Roby, Jr.; Joshua L. (Battle Creek, MI)
Title: Fan drive system with lubrication flow system
Patent Number: 8,672,113

Inventors: Roesgen; Alain Emile Francois (Asselbom, LU), Hedo; Marc (Colmar-Berg, LU), Agostini; Giorgio (Colmar-Berg, LU), Corvasce; Filomeno Gennaro (Mertzig, LU)
Title: Pneumatic tire with dual layer sidewall
Patent Number: 8,672,009

Inventors: Rohde; Domingo (Kiel, DE)
Title: Ink-jet printing device including a microwave heating device
Patent Number: 7,673,979

Inventors: Roifman; Chaim M. (North York, CA), Grunberger; Thomas (Toronto, CA), Rounova; Olga (Toronto, CA), Peter; Demin (Toronto, CA), Sharfe; Nigel (Toronto, CA)
Title: Compounds for modulating cell proliferation
Patent Number: 7,012,095

Inventors: Roizin; Yakov (Afula, IL), Gutman; Micha (Haifa, IL), Greenberg; Shimon (Hod Hasharon, IL), Yankelevich; Alfred (Haifa, IL)
Title: Four-bit non-volatile memory transistor and array
Patent Number: 7,016,225

Inventors: Rolland; Jacky (Saint Martin de Fontenay, FR)
Title: Electric coffee maker with pivoting water reservoir
Patent Number: 7,013,794

Inventors: Romano; Nathan J. (Rochester, NY), Malloy Desormeaux; Stephen G. (Rochester, NY)
Title: Camera that downloads electronic images having metadata identifying images previously excluded from first in-first out overwriting and method
Patent Number: 7,015,957

Inventors: Rombach; Martin (Lenzkirch, DE)
Title: Device and method for determining the moisture in gases
Patent Number: 7,013,700

Inventors: Romero; Maria B. (Crystal Lake, IL)
Title: Document holder
Patent Number: 8,672,285

Inventors: Roof; Bryan J (Newark, NY), Panides; Elias (Whitestone, NY), Kladias; Nicholas (Flushing, NY), Domoto; Gerald A (Briarcliff Manor, NY), Burton; William A (Rochester, NY), Russel; Steven M (East Bloomfield, NY)
Title: Enhanced fuser stripping system
Patent Number: 7,676,187

Inventors: Roohparvar; Frankie Fariborz (Milpitas, CA), Widmer; Kevin C. (San Carlos, CA)
Title: Synchronous flash memory with virtual segment architecture
Patent Number: 7,016,254

Inventors: Roorda; Wouter E. (Palo Alto, CA), Bhat; Vinayak D. (Sunnyvale, CA), Consigny; Paul M. (Morgan Hill, CA)
Title: Permeabilizing reagents to increase drug delivery and a method of local delivery
Patent Number: 7,014,861

Inventors: Roos; Hakan (Uppsala, SE), Magnusson; Kjell (Uppsala, SE), Tidare; Mattias (Uppsala, SE)
Title: Flow cell method
Patent Number: 7,015,043

Inventors: Rose; Seth D. (Tempe, AR), Ottersberg; Steven R. (Tempe, AR), Okolotowicz; Karl J. (Tempe, AR), Robinson; Dale E. (San Diego, CA), Hartman; Rosemarie (Tempe, AR), Lefler; Scott (Tempe, AR)
Title: Anticancer agents based on prevention of protein prenylation
Patent Number: 7,012,097

Inventors: Rosen; Ian Kurt (North Muskegon, MI), Hiddema; Charles E. (Muskegon, MI), Scholten; Gary L. (Hudsonville, MI)
Title: Method of applying flowable material and container therefor
Patent Number: 7,014,041

Inventors: Rosenberg; Catherine (Danbury, GB), Abu-Amara; Hosame Hassan (Richardson, TX)
Title: Integrated connection admission control and bandwidth on demand for a access asynchronous network
Patent Number: 7,016,375

Inventors: Ross; Christopher Daniel (Davie, FL)
Title: Method of making a guide catheter
Patent Number: 7,674,421

Inventors: Rothaug; Uwe (Marktheidenfeld, DE), Yuschuk; Oleh (Wertheim-Reicholzheim, DE)
Title: Apparatus and method for the testing of circuit boards, and test probe for this apparatus and this method
Patent Number: 7,015,711

Inventors: Roux; Pierre (Argenteuil, FR), Fauconnier; Denis (Saint-Remy-les-Chevreuse, FR)
Title: Communication method, radio network controller and base node for implementing this method
Patent Number: 7,013,142

Inventors: Rozzi; William A. (Stillwater, MN)
Title: Halftone dot thinning
Patent Number: 7,016,082

Inventors: Rudrapatna; Ashok R. (Basking Ridge, NJ)
Title: Power control based on estimates of cumulative received energy
Patent Number: 7,676,240

Inventors: Rumpf; Bernd (Nidderau-Windecken, DE)
Title: Method and device for testing the measuring value of at least one level sensor arranged in a fuel tank
Patent Number: 7,675,405

Inventors: Ruppe, III; John P. (Knightdale, NC)
Title: Template for cutting wall board to fit fluted deck ceilings
Patent Number: 7,673,394

Inventors: Ruschin; Shlomo (Herzlia, IL), Kaplan; Arkady (East Brunswick, NJ)
Title: Polarization independent electro-optical device for modulation of light
Patent Number: 7,013,053

Inventors: Russel; Steven M. (Pittsford, NY), Hauman; Dewey H. (Penn Yan, NY), Hanfland; Julie M. (Rochester, NY), Schenk; Richard C. (Webster, NY)
Title: Systems and methods for continuous motion registration distribution with anti-backlash and edge smoothing
Patent Number: 7,013,107

Inventors: Russell; Jeffrey R. (Winston Salem, NC), Bussard; John R. (Kernersville, NC)
Title: Bumper plug and method
Patent Number: 8,672,371

Inventors: Russell; Matthew Alan (Monroe, OH)
Title: Machine emulator products
Patent Number: 8,670,965

Inventors: Ruter; Karsten (Landshut, DE), Steckel; Michael (Valsbiburg, DE)
Title: Method for the production of a combined piezo/luminescent film and actuating element with such a piezo/luminescent film
Patent Number: 7,674,347

Inventors: Ryan; Thomas E. (Boylston, MA), Boduch; Mark E. (Geneva, IL), Kenney; John B. (Granger, IN)
Title: Method and apparatus for horizontally slicing a multi-stage switch fabric
Patent Number: 7,675,909

Inventors: Ryu; Han-Gyu (Suwon, KR)
Title: Microwave oven and method of controlling the same
Patent Number: 7,015,440

Inventors: Sadlier; Claus E. (Pleasanton, CA)
Title: Cup and lid holder and dispenser
Patent Number: 7,014,044

Inventors: Sagawa; Tetsuya (Kodaira, JP), Aita; Yasumasa (Machida, JP), Kajii; Tomoaki (Sagamihara, JP), Sawada; Ryo (Isehara, JP)
Title: Electrical connector
Patent Number: 7,014,511

Inventors: Saghiri; Mohammad Ali (Tehran, IR), Lotfi; Mehrdad (Tabriz, IR), Aghili; Houtan (New York, NY)
Title: Dental cement composition
Patent Number: 8,668,770

Inventors: Sahl; Helge Otto Friedrich (Muncie, IN)
Title: Method of converting waste to soil/feed modifiers
Patent Number: 7,014,676

Inventors: Saida; Tadaaki (Kashiwa, JP), Mori; Akihito (Toride, JP), Sekiguchi; Nobuo (Moriya, JP), Takahashi; Keita (Abiko, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 7,676,166

Inventors: Saiki; Takeaki (Hiratsuka, JP), Takei; Yoshihito (Hiratsuka, JP)
Title: Heat-curable silicone resin composition for sealing optical semiconductors, and a sealed optical semiconductor using the same
Patent Number: 8,669,583

Inventors: Saito; Hiroyuki (Tokyo, JP), Shoji; Michiharu (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Printer and paper feed controller
Patent Number: 7,014,378

Inventors: Saka; Masaaki (Toyohashi, JP), Yamaguchi; Tomohiro (Shinshiro, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus and method for reducing gradation level of image
Patent Number: 8,670,158

Inventors: Sakai; Hiroshi (Tokyo, JP), Suzuki; Motoji (Tokyo, JP), Igarashi; Makoto (Niigata, JP), Tanaka; Akihiro (Niigata, JP)
Title: Method of packaging electronic components without creating unnecessary solder balls
Patent Number: 7,013,557

Inventors: Sakai; Masahito (Minato-ku, JP)
Title: Receiver and method of estimating signal to noise power ratio
Patent Number: 8,670,735

Inventors: Sakal; Robert (Bolton, MA), Watts; Hal (Holden, MA), Scampini; Steve (Groton, MA)
Title: Vials and apparatus for obtaining an aliquot of a sample
Patent Number: 7,674,434

Inventors: Sakamoto; Shigeru (Ota, JP), Sanda; Hiroko (Gunma, JP), Nagano; Hirosaku (Otsu, JP), Kuromatsu; Hidekazu (Settsu, JP), Namura; Kiyoyuki (Nagaokakyo, JP)
Title: Solid polymer electrolyte membrane, solid polymer electrolyte fuel cell using the membrane and method of fabricating the same
Patent Number: 7,011,905

Inventors: Sakamoto; Yukinari (Tokyo, JP), Miyabayashi; Yoshihisa (Kanagawa, JP), Yoshinaga; Tadahiko (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Dibenzoanthracene derivatives, organic electroluminescent devices, and display apparatus
Patent Number: 7,674,533

Inventors: Sakashita; Yukinori (Sagamihara, JP), Okada; Wataru (Odawara, JP), Shibayama; Tsukasa (Kawasaki, JP), Hiraiwa; Yuri (Sagamihara, JP), Sato; Masahide (Noda, JP)
Title: Data processing system, storage apparatus and management console
Patent Number: 7,676,644

Inventors: Sakata; Masayuki (Tokyo, JP), Aminaka; Hiroaki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Transmission power control method, wireless communication system and terminal apparatus
Patent Number: 8,670,795

Inventors: Sakthivel; Ramasamy (Solon, OH), Brown; Donald J. (Hopkington, MA), Mao; Hai-Quan (Baltimore, MD), Douay; Luc (Paris, FR), Pompili; Vincent J. (Upper Arlington, OH), McIntosh; Kevin (Brooklyn Park, MN), Das; Hiranmoy (Upper Arlington, OH), Zhao; Yukang (Framingham, MA)
Title: Erythrocytes differentiated in vitro from nanofiber expanded CD133+ cells
Patent Number: 8,669,106

Inventors: Sakurai; Hideaki (Kanagawa, JP), Terayama; Masatoshi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Development method, method of manufacturing photomask, method of manufacturing semiconductor device and development device
Patent Number: 8,672,563

Inventors: Sakurai; Wataru (Kanuma, JP)
Title: Hybrid connector and cable with said connector
Patent Number: 8,672,696

Inventors: Sakuyama; Hiroyuki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image processing scheme
Patent Number: 7,013,049

Inventors: Saladin; Jean-Pierre (Bagneux, FR), Roger; Emmanuel (Courbevoie, FR), Delmas; Yann (Courbevoie, FR)
Title: Radiological imaging apparatus with detection of a compression pad
Patent Number: 7,016,460

Inventors: Salowe; Jeffrey Scott (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Method and mechanism for implementing a minimum spanning tree
Patent Number: 7,676,781

Inventors: Sambursky; Robert P. (Bradenton, FL), Babu; Uma Mahesh (Bradenton, FL), VanDine; Robert W. (Montoursville, PA)
Title: Lateral flow nucleic acid detector
Patent Number: 8,669,052

Inventors: Sampath; Ashwin (San Diego, CA), Julian; David Jonathan (San Diego, CA), Horn; Gavin Bernard (La Jolla, CA), Li; Husheng (San Diego, CA)
Title: Flow based fair scheduling in multi-hop wireless networks
Patent Number: 8,670,307

Inventors: Samuelson; James (Danvers, MA), Xu; Shuang-yong (Lexington, MA), O'Loane; Diana (Beverly, MA)
Title: Method for cloning and expression of AcuI restriction endonuclease and AcuI methylase in E. coli
Patent Number: 7,011,966

Inventors: Sandahl; Kyle Albert (Dover, NH)
Title: Folder for adjustably tensioning a web as the web is cut
Patent Number: 8,671,810

Inventors: Sandanayaka; Vincent (Northboro, MA), Singh; Jasbir (Naperville, IL), Zhao; Lei (Naperville, IL), Gurney; Mark E. (Grand Rapids, MI)
Title: N-linked aryl heteroaryl inhibitors of LTA4H for treating inflammation
Patent Number: 7,674,802

Inventors: Sanderson; David K. (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Dual-lumen peel-away sheath introducer
Patent Number: 7,014,626

Inventors: Sandford; Guy C. (Battle, GB), Graham; Karl W. (Ballymena, GB)
Title: Clip
Patent Number: 7,675,223

Inventors: Sano; Akihiro (Shizuoka, JP), Higashi; Kensaku (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Production apparatus for a monolayer powder film on a base material in a shape of an elongated film
Patent Number: 7,014,712

Inventors: Sappenfield; Christopher C. (San Diego, CA)
Title: Rotary units, rotary mechanisms, and related applications
Patent Number: 8,672,798

Inventors: Sappenfield; Christopher C. (San Diego, CA)
Title: Rotary units, rotary mechanisms, and related applications
Patent Number: 8,672,799

Inventors: Sasaki; Daisuke (Yao, JP), Nagata; Takayuki (Yao, JP)
Title: Card connector
Patent Number: 8,672,698

Inventors: Sasaki; Masayuki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: CDMA base transceiver system
Patent Number: 7,012,908

Inventors: Sasaki; Shinobu (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Fault tolerant transport mechanism in storage and method of controlling the same
Patent Number: 7,676,278

Inventors: Sasaki; Takaoki (Tokyo, JP), Hatano; Takeshi (Tokyo, JP), Akiyama; Ryota (Kawasaki, JP), Kotani; Seigo (Kawasaki, JP), Hasebe; Takayuki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: File processing unit
Patent Number: 7,013,392

Inventors: Sasaki; Tsutomu (Hamamatsu, JP)
Title: Musical instrument with electronic proof system, electric system and computer program
Patent Number: 7,674,968

Inventors: Sasaki; Yasuo (Hitachinaka, JP), Kamo; Takeshi (Hitachinaka, JP), Wakabayashi; Michio (Hitachinaka, JP), Oouchi; Haruhiko (Hitachinaka, JP)
Title: Pneumatically operated screw driver
Patent Number: 7,013,985

Inventors: Sato; Hajime (Kasugai, JP), Nakagawa; Yuji (Kasugai, JP), Kawamoto; Satoru (Kasugai, JP)
Title: Semiconductor memory device and refresh method for the same
Patent Number: 7,675,801

Inventors: Sato; Hayato (Inazawa, JP), Hori; Hisashi (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Joining method and friction stir welding method
Patent Number: 8,672,212

Inventors: Sato; Kazushi (Chiba, JP), Yagasaki; Yoichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Method and apparatus for compensating for motion prediction
Patent Number: 7,676,101

Inventors: Sato; Kazushi (Kanagawa, JP), Takahashi; Kuniaki (Kanagawa, JP), Suzuki; Teruhiko (Chiba, JP), Yagasaki; Yoichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Picture information conversion method and apparatus
Patent Number: 7,012,959

Inventors: Sato; Reiji (Niwa-Gun, JP)
Title: Method for detecting abnormality of temperature sensor in machine tool
Patent Number: 7,676,338

Inventors: Sato; Yoshinori (Chiba, JP), Tani; Kazuo (Chiba, JP)
Title: Adhesive force development unit, adhesive-label issue device, and printer
Patent Number: 8,672,012

Inventors: Sato; Yoshio (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Intruder detection device
Patent Number: 7,675,416

Inventors: Satoh; Shinichi (Tokyo, JP), Fukuzako; Shinichi (Kanagawa, JP), Kashiwada; Junji (Tokyo, JP), Kokuda; Kenji (Saitama, JP)
Title: Matrix display device, matrix display driving method, and matrix display driver circuit
Patent Number: 7,012,587

Inventors: Satomi; Shinya (Suita, JP), Hiramatsu; Naoko (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Color conversion method and image processor
Patent Number: 7,015,929

Inventors: Sauvonnet; Franck (Fontenay sous Bois, FR), Orr; Brian N. (Chesterfield Township, MI), Gmurowski; Waldemar W. (Sterling Heights, MI)
Title: Clutch pedal designed to equip a motor vehicle
Patent Number: 7,014,022

Inventors: Savage; Michael (Millbury, MA), Savage; Donna (Millbury, MA)
Title: Combined exercise/weight bench/lower cable station device
Patent Number: 7,014,601

Inventors: Sayasithsena; Souksomboun (Annandale, VA)
Title: Beverage holding device
Patent Number: 8,672,176

Inventors: Scharfe; Thomas (Alzenau, DE), Batz-Sohn; Christoph (Hanau-Mittelbuchen, DE), Lortz; Wolfgang (Waechtersbach, DE)
Title: Cationic mixed-oxide dispersion, coating pigment and ink-absorbing medium
Patent Number: 7,015,270

Inventors: Scharnick; Michael R. (Brookfield, WI)
Title: Combination control system with intermediate module
Patent Number: 7,675,200

Inventors: Scheuermann; Torsten (Munich, DE), Weber; Jan (Maastricht, NL), Deng; Charles (Chanhassen, MN), Stinson; Jonathan S. (Minneapolis, MN), Larsen; Steven R. (Lino Lakes, MN), Boismier; Dennis A. (Shorewood, MN), Edick; Jacob D. (Minneapolis, MN)
Title: Surface treated bioerodible metal endoprostheses
Patent Number: 8,668,732

Inventors: Schier; Veit (Echterdingen, DE)
Title: PVD coated cutting tool
Patent Number: 7,674,520

Inventors: Schillinger; John A. (Cumming, IA)
Title: Soybean cultivar 4980321658
Patent Number: 8,669,436

Inventors: Schlomann; Herbert W. (Oradell, NJ)
Title: Electronic device package heat sink assembly
Patent Number: 7,675,167

Inventors: Schmieder; Robert Wilhelm (Snoqualmie, WA)
Title: Optimized desktop sharing viewer join
Patent Number: 7,676,582

Inventors: Schneider; Uwe (Rheinbach, DE), Schmitz; Christoph Johann (Stotzheim, DE)
Title: Edge seal for absorbent article and method for making
Patent Number: 7,013,941

Inventors: Schnell; Alexander (Ennetbaden, CH), Bezencon; Cyrille (Chermignon, CH), Hoebel; Matthias (Windisch, CH), Khan; Abdus Suttar (Baden, CH), Konter; Maxim (Klingnau, CH), Kurz; Wilfried (La Conversion, CH)
Title: Method of growing a MCrAlY-coating and an article coated with the MCrAlY-coating
Patent Number: 7,014,923

Inventors: Schramm; Karen M. (Needham, MA), Schwartz; Steven J. (Sudbury, MA), Keegan; Leo J. (Belmont, MA), Peduel; Yuval (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Apparatus and method for controlling queuing of data at a node on a network
Patent Number: 7,016,302

Inventors: Schreiber; Dejan (Nurnberg, DE), Heilbronner; Heinrich (Stein, DE)
Title: Power converter circuit and associated triggering method for generators with dynamically variable power output
Patent Number: 7,012,409

Inventors: Schroeder; James C. (Ramsey, MN), Finstad; Eric J. (Rogers, MN), Taylor; Neil A. (Elk River, MN), Gundersen; Robert J. (Otsego, MN)
Title: Line striper
Patent Number: 7,673,815

Inventors: Schroeder; Mark (Cordova, CA), Du Fosee; Sean (Fair Oaks, CA), Moore; Mark (Richmond, CA), Westbrook; Sean (Pacifica, CA), Bogart; Ryan (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Panel mounting system
Patent Number: 8,671,631

Inventors: Schroegmeier; Peter (Munich, DE), Marx; Thilo (Villingen-Schwenningen, DE), Dobler; Manfred (Ergoldsbach, DE)
Title: Device for driving a memory cell of a memory module by means of a charge store
Patent Number: 7,012,843

Inventors: Schroll; Gregory C (Highlands Ranch, CO), Schroll; Kenneth R (Highlands Ranch, CO)
Title: Internal means for rotating an object between gravitationally stable states
Patent Number: 8,672,062

Inventors: Schrom; Gerhard (Hillsboro, OR), Hazucha; Peter (Beaverton, OR), Hahn; Jae-Hong (Beaverton, OR), De; Vivek K. (Beaverton, OR)
Title: Driver circuit
Patent Number: 7,015,720

Inventors: Schrott; Alejandro Gabriel (New York, NY), Steinmetz; Michael J. (Cary, NC), von Gutfeld; Robert Jacob (New York, NY), Ward; James Peter (Raleigh, NC)
Title: Intelligent antitheft method and system combining magnetic tags and smart cards
Patent Number: 7,015,790

Inventors: Schubring; Gary L. (Chesterfield, MI), Miller; Rex A. (Waterford, MI), Meyers; Jason A. (Utica, MI), Mokashi; Girishsingh A. (Sterling Heights, MI)
Title: Error proof anti-chucking wedge assembly
Patent Number: 7,014,258

Inventors: Schultz; John C. (Saline, MI)
Title: Brazed aluminum turbine for an automotive transmission and method thereof
Patent Number: 7,014,426

Inventors: Schultz; Joseph P. (Atlanta, GA)
Title: Splash shield systems
Patent Number: 8,672,904

Inventors: Schuurman; Rene (Kellyville, OK), Sbordone; Andrea (Rio do Janeiro, BR)
Title: Plug removal and setting system
Patent Number: 8,672,037

Inventors: Schwab; Eileen Cecilia (Schaumburg, IL), Ekstrom; Gayle Roberta (Chicago, IL), Marcus; Gisele Arlette (Chicago, IL), Ossello; Edward Alan (Chicago Heights, IL)
Title: Call programming apparatus and method
Patent Number: 7,016,483

Inventors: Scroggie; Derek (Macomb, MI), Osterland; Robert (East China, MI), Morris; Keith (Grand Blanc, MI)
Title: Fastener assembly
Patent Number: 8,671,527

Inventors: Scutaro; Joanne M (Shoreham, NY)
Title: Milk cover
Patent Number: 8,672,547

Inventors: Sears, Jr.; Johnny L. (Cordova, TN), Henderson; David (Olive Branch, MS), Kauffman; Rick W. (Memphis, TN), DeCandia; John (Germantown, TN)
Title: Luminaire with an external starter
Patent Number: 7,014,339

Inventors: Sedlacek; Douglas R. (Englewood, CO)
Title: Belt and method of marking
Patent Number: 7,011,880

Inventors: Seetharaman; Guna (Dayton, OH), Kladitis; Paul E. (Edwards, CA)
Title: Digital delay device
Patent Number: 7,676,153

Inventors: Seiler; William J. (Scotts Valley, CA), Kikinis; Dan (Saratoga, CA)
Title: Management of data before zero volt suspend in computer power management
Patent Number: 7,013,397

Inventors: Seki; Akihiko (Tokyo, JP), Kuwajima; Takayoshi (Tokyo, JP), Yajima; Naoto (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Magnetic recording medium
Patent Number: 7,011,900

Inventors: Seki; Junichi (Yokohama, JP), Den; Tohru (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Mold and molding apparatus using the same
Patent Number: 7,674,104

Inventors: Sekiguchi; Shunichi (Tokyo, JP), Yamada; Yoshihisa (Tokyo, JP), Chow; James (Tokyo, JP), Asai; Kohtaro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Method of image feature coding and method of image search
Patent Number: 7,013,051

Inventors: Sekine; Noriaki (Saitama, JP)
Title: Automatic document feeder and image forming apparatus including the same
Patent Number: 7,016,090

Inventors: Selby; William J. (Stoughton, MA)
Title: Kneeler seat
Patent Number: 7,014,266

Inventors: Seo; Gwan Gyu (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Mobile terminal and handover method thereof
Patent Number: 8,670,765

Inventors: Seo; Se-Wook (Yongin-si, KR), Choi; Soo-Seok (Yongin-si, KP), Lee; Young-Jo (Yongin-si, KR), Tae; Yong-Jun (Yongin-si, KR), Yun; Han-Seok (Yongin-si, KR), Lim; Gye-Jong (Yongin-si, KR), Kim; Beom-Gyu (Yongin-si, KR), Park; Ho-Young (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Battery management system and driving method thereof
Patent Number: 8,669,741

Inventors: Seo; Seung Don (Suwon, KR)
Title: Cylinder assembly for compressors, compressor with the cylinder assembly, and apparatus having refrigerant circulation circuit including the compressor
Patent Number: 7,014,430

Inventors: Serizawa; Satoshi (Sagamihara, JP)
Title: Piezoelectric device and manufacturing method therefor
Patent Number: 7,015,627

Inventors: Setton; Ezra Jacques Elie Eric (Palo Alto, CA), Shionozaki; Atsushi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Multimedia content delivery using pre-stored multiple description coded video with restart
Patent Number: 7,676,722

Inventors: Shaffer; Aric David (Ypsilanti, MI)
Title: Method of anti-blinding for active night vision system
Patent Number: 7,012,551

Inventors: Shakhnovich; Alexander I. (Westford, MA)
Title: Fluoroquinolonoquinolones and inkjet ink compositions comprising the same
Patent Number: 7,674,905

Inventors: Sharma; Shalini (Gaithersburg, MD), von Borstel; Reid W. (Potomac, MD)
Title: Compounds for the treatment of metabolic disorders
Patent Number: 7,012,071

Inventors: Sharma; Vinod (Los Gatos, CA), Chang; Joseph (San Jose, CA), Baral; Debasis (San Jose, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for head slider and suspension reducing air flow turbulence about the slider when accessing a rotating disk in a disk drive
Patent Number: 7,012,785

Inventors: Shaw; Timothy C. (Portland, OR), Park; Daniel C. (West Linn, OR), Chambers; Rich (Portland, OR), Jensen; Darryl I. (Woodburn, OR), Jacobs; Jos (Sherwood, OR), Hall; Danielle R. (Sherwood, OR), Schaefer; David B. (Wilsonville, OR)
Title: Paper path powered jam/lock systems and methods
Patent Number: 7,674,056

Inventors: Sheardown; Heather (Nobleton, Ontario, CA), Van Beek; Mark (Hamilton, Ontario, CA), Guo; Jian (Hamilton, Ontario, CA)
Title: Hyaluronic acid-retaining polymers
Patent Number: 7,674,781

Inventors: Shedd; Nathaniel Segismundo (Calgary, CA), Long; Darren R. (Calgary, CA), Goodchild; James Robert Thompson (Calgary, CA)
Title: Sliding door lock with single lock-release and door-opening motion
Patent Number: 7,013,687

Inventors: Shelyakov; Alexander Vasilievich (Moscow, RU), Sokolvskiy; Vladimir Vitoldovich (Moscow, RU), Korneev; Alexander Alexandrovich (Moscow, RU)
Title: Anatomic device
Patent Number: 7,674,225

Inventors: Shen; Xiaowei (Hopewell Junction, NY), Huh; Jaehyuk (Austin, TX), Sinharoy; Balaram (Poughkeepsie, NY)
Title: Location-aware cache-to-cache transfers
Patent Number: 7,676,637

Inventors: Shennib; Adnan (Fremont, CA)
Title: Personal hearing evaluator
Patent Number: 7,016,504

Inventors: Shennib; Adnan (Fremont, CA)
Title: Remote magnetic activation of hearing devices
Patent Number: 7,016,511

Inventors: Sherman; Scott (Blackie, CA)
Title: System for cementing tubulars comprising a mud motor
Patent Number: 8,672,030

Inventors: Sherwood; Amy L. (Marietta, GA)
Title: System and method for maintaining a personnel directory
Patent Number: 7,013,299

Inventors: Shi; Ruhe (Madison, AL)
Title: Electronic ballast having end of lamp life, overheating, and shut down protections, and reignition and multiple striking capabilities
Patent Number: 7,015,652

Inventors: Shibasaki; Tomoki (Kawasaki, JP), Murata; Akio (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Data transmission method by polling and terminal apparatus for use in the method
Patent Number: 7,012,928

Inventors: Shibata; Kayoko (Tokyo, JP), Nishio; Yoji (Tokyo, JP), Funaba; Seiji (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Memory module and memory system suitable for high speed operation
Patent Number: 7,016,212

Inventors: Shibata; Masatomo (Tsuchiura, JP)
Title: III group nitride semiconductor substrate, substrate for group III nitride semiconductor device, and fabrication methods thereof
Patent Number: 7,674,699

Inventors: Shibata; Sayoko (Kanagawa, JP), Zeng; Zhifang (Kanagawa, JP), Ogikubo; Junichi (Kanagawa, JP), Shigata; Taro (Kanagawa, KR)
Title: Encoding apparatus and method, and decoding apparatus and method
Patent Number: 8,670,653

Inventors: Shiga; Natsuki (Kanagawa, JP), Todoroki; Hidekazu (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Iron-nickel alloy material for shadow mask with excellent suitability for etching
Patent Number: 7,014,721

Inventors: Shigematsu; Norio (Ehime, JP)
Title: Eccentricity control method for magnetic disk, recording medium recording eccentricity control method, and magnetic disk apparatus using eccentricity control method
Patent Number: 7,012,778

Inventors: Shiina; Sumito (Kanagawa, JP), Ishida; Yuichi (Kanagawa, JP), Kono; Tadahiro (Tokyo, JP), Kawaguchi; Hidehiro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Plasma display panel
Patent Number: 7,675,235

Inventors: Shima; Shinichi (Tochigi, JP)
Title: Exposure apparatus
Patent Number: 7,016,012

Inventors: Shimada; Junichi (Mito, JP), Sugiura; Noboru (Mito, JP), Anzo; Yoichi (Hitachinaka, JP), Kondo; Eiichiro (Hitachinaka, JP), Kobayashi; Kazutoshi (Hitachinaka, JP), Kosai; Takahide (Hitachinaka, JP), Ueda; Toshiaki (Urizura-machi, JP)
Title: Ignition coil for use in engine and engine having plastic cylinder head cover
Patent Number: 7,013,883

Inventors: Shimada; Miyoko (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Kojima; Akhiro (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Akimoto; Yosuke (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Tomizawa; Hideyuki (Gunma-ken, JP), Furuyama; Hideto (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Sugizaki; Yoshiaki (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Wavelength converter and semiconductor light emitting device
Patent Number: 8,669,698

Inventors: Shimada; Tsutomu (Musashino, JP)
Title: Device mounting apparatus, adjustment jig, and image pickup apparatus with adjustment mechanism
Patent Number: 7,675,570

Inventors: Shimagami; Yoko (Kanagawa, JP), Ichimi; Yasushi (Mie, JP)
Title: Emulsifying preparation
Patent Number: 8,669,287

Inventors: Shimano; Atsushi (Hamamatsu, JP)
Title: Fall board stopper for keyboard instrument
Patent Number: 7,012,179

Inventors: Shimizu; Kaoru (Shizuoka, JP), Muramatsu; Yasuhiro (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Multi-chamber container
Patent Number: 8,668,681

Inventors: Shimizu; Masahiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Motor-driven supercharger
Patent Number: 7,673,452

Inventors: Shimizu; Masami (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image capturing apparatus and image capturing method
Patent Number: 7,675,558

Inventors: Shimizu; Shiro (Ibaraki, JP), Takayama; Tsuyoshi (Otsu, JP), Yasuda; Hiroshi (Hirakata, JP)
Title: Processor capable of preventing sleep/hold state based on a difference between a processing block address and a writing block address
Patent Number: 7,013,401

Inventors: Shimizu; Yoshiaki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device and arrangement method of compensation capacitor of semiconductor device
Patent Number: 8,669,605

Inventors: Shin-e; Hiroyuki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Synchronization signal detector, information recording/reproducing apparatus, and synchronization signal detecting method
Patent Number: 7,676,010

Inventors: Shin; Gap Su (Cheongju-si, KR)
Title: Washing arm and dishwasher having the same
Patent Number: 7,673,639

Inventors: Shin; Kyoung-Ju (Yongin-si, KR), Chai; Chong-Chul (Seoul, KR), Park; Cheol-Woo (Suwon-si, KR), Kim; Sang-Il (Suwon-si, KR), Kim; Jin-Hong (Seoul, KR), Hong; Mun-Pyo (Seongnam-si, KR)
Title: Liquid crystal display apparatus with light sensor
Patent Number: 7,675,501

Inventors: Shin; Su-won (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Method for electronic commerce using open cable
Patent Number: 7,676,398

Inventors: Shinada; Satoru (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Communication system
Patent Number: 8,670,759

Inventors: Shinbata; Hiroyuki (Utsunomiya, JP)
Title: Image processing method for setting an extraction area, and apparatus and recording medium
Patent Number: 7,013,035

Inventors: Shingu; Keigo (Tokyo, JP), Kaminishi; Eiichi (Kanagawa, JP), Takeuchi; Hisato (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Function generator and temperature compensated crystal oscillator
Patent Number: 7,015,767

Inventors: Shinmei; Katsuhisa (Kanagawa, JP), Yamamoto; Hiroshi (Chiba, JP), Nagataki; Shingo (Kanagawa, JP), Wajima; Kenji (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus for detecting a color flicker in an image
Patent Number: 8,670,043

Inventors: Shinotsuka; Michiaki (Kanagawa, JP), Sekiya; Takuro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Optical recording medium and optical recording process using the same
Patent Number: 7,012,878

Inventors: Shintani; Dai (Kishiwada, JP)
Title: Camera having a refractive optical system with an inclined surface folding an axis of entered object light
Patent Number: 7,012,647

Inventors: Shiori; Jun (Kanagawa, JP), Sugiyama; Toshihiro (Tokyo, JP), Takahashi; Yutaka (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Lifetime management device and image forming system
Patent Number: 7,676,164

Inventors: Shiratani; Fumiyuki (Sagamihara, JP)
Title: 3D image acquisition apparatus and 3D image acquisition method
Patent Number: 7,013,040

Inventors: Shires; Henry C. (Redwood City, CA)
Title: Single pole freestanding shelter
Patent Number: 7,673,642

Inventors: Shloush; Moshe (Knoxville, TN), Davis; Gregory (Maynardville, TN)
Title: Lighting control system and method
Patent Number: 8,670,873

Inventors: Shone; Charles Clifford (Salisbury, GB), Quinn; Conrad Padraig (Lilburn, GA), Foster; Keith Alan (Salisbury, GB), Chaddock; John (Salisbury, GB), Marks; Philip (Salisbury, GB), Sutton; J. Mark (Salisbury, GB), Stancombe; Patrick (Salisbury, GB), Wayne; Jonathan (Salisbury, GB)
Title: Recombinant toxin fragments
Patent Number: 7,674,470

Inventors: Shulenberger; Arthur M. (Incline Village, NV), Wechsler; Mark (San Mateo, CA)
Title: Method for conversion of biomass to biofuel
Patent Number: 8,669,404

Inventors: Si; Jie (San Diego, CA), Tang; Rilun (San Diego, CA), Ahsan; Syed Nadeem (San Diego, CA)
Title: Dynamic sectors in a wireless communication system
Patent Number: 8,670,778

Inventors: Sidiropoulos; Stefanos (Palo Alto, CA), Louis-Chandran; Joe-Anand (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Integrated circuit device having I/O structures with reduced input loss
Patent Number: 7,012,330

Inventors: Signoff; David M. (Santa Clara, CA), Loeb; Wayne A. (Belmont, CA)
Title: Reduced gain variation biasing for short channel devices
Patent Number: 8,669,807

Inventors: Sigrist; Peter C. (Bellevue, WA), Studer; Robert L. (Fall City, WA)
Title: Roof pipe chase housing system
Patent Number: 7,013,606

Inventors: Silverberg; Mark (Riverwoods, IL)
Title: Temperature regulating garment
Patent Number: 8,671,464

Inventors: Silverbrook; Kia (Balmain, AU)
Title: Method of fabricating inkjet nozzle
Patent Number: 7,014,785

Inventors: Silverbrook; Kia (Balmain, AU)
Title: Modular printer assembly with a loading mechanism
Patent Number: 7,673,967

Inventors: Silverman; Andrew L. (Redmond, WA), Gupta; Madhuvan (Redmond, WA), Olson; Kipley J. (Mercer Island, WA), Thomas; Myron C. (Newcastle, WA)
Title: Background transcoding
Patent Number: 7,676,590

Inventors: Sinclair; Derick (Wallasey, GB)
Title: Water saving apparatus
Patent Number: 8,672,233

Inventors: Singer; Irek (Hamilton, CA), Baghdadi; Gaby G. (Scarborough, CA), Rok; Andrzej (Mississauga, CA)
Title: Wireless payment processing system
Patent Number: 7,014,107

Inventors: Singer; Wolfgang (Aalen, DE), Egle; Wilhelm (Aalen, DE), Weiss; Markus (Aalen, DE), Hainz; Joachim (Aalen, DE), Wietzorrek; Jochen (Aalen, DE), Melzer; Frank (Utzmemmingen, DE), Wangler; Johannes (Konigsbronn, DE)
Title: Collector having unused region for illumination systems using a wavelength less than or equal to 193 nm
Patent Number: 7,015,489

Inventors: Singor; Frank W. (Laguna Beach, CA), Behzad; Arya R. (Danville, CA)
Title: Method and circuit for a dual supply amplifier
Patent Number: 7,012,464

Inventors: Siragusa; George (Chicago Heights, IL)
Title: Hole plug assembly
Patent Number: 8,672,178

Inventors: Sirichai; Saharut (Los Angeles, CA), Quinteros; Ernesto (Los Angeles, CA)
Title: Case for portable electronic device
Patent Number: 7,673,745

Inventors: Skalina; Andre J. (Portland, ME)
Title: Method and apparatus for real time testing of DTV antenna transmitting systems in time domain under full power
Patent Number: 7,015,948

Inventors: Skindhoj; Jorgen (Hellerup, DK), Petersen; Anders Erik (Hellerup, DK)
Title: Method for producing miniature amplifier and signal processing unit
Patent Number: 7,011,985

Inventors: Skinner; Neal G. (Lewisville, TX), Fripp; Michael L. (Carrollton, TX), Schultz; Roger L. (Aubrey, TX)
Title: Annulus pressure operated well monitoring
Patent Number: 7,012,545

Inventors: Skorokhod; Vladislav (Mississauga, CA), Bashir; Wafa F. (Mississauga, CA), Veregin; Richard P. N. (Mississauga, CA), Hawkins; Michael S. (Cambridge, CA), Maniar; Deepak R. (Penfield, NY)
Title: Carrier compositions
Patent Number: 7,014,971

Inventors: Slepian; Robert Michael (Murrysville, PA), Weister; Nathan James (Darlington, PA)
Title: Reversal prevention of a stored energy mechanism in an electrical switching apparatus
Patent Number: 8,669,485

Inventors: Slesinski; Raymond J. (Arnold, MO), Steckel; Richard J. (Washington, MO), Luner; Jeffery J. (Collinsville, IL)
Title: Method and apparatus for locating laser projection alignment targets
Patent Number: 7,015,459

Inventors: Slupsky; Steven (Edmonton, CA), Moore; Brian (Edmonton, CA), Sellathamby; Christopher (Edmonton, CA)
Title: Interconnect having ultra high speed signal transmission/reception
Patent Number: 8,669,656

Inventors: Smith, II; Raife F. (Denver, CO)
Title: Traffic simulation algorithm for asynchronous transfer mode networks
Patent Number: 7,013,255

Inventors: Smith; Don Wiley (Denton, TX), Martin; Peter (Denton, TX)
Title: Methods and mixtures for treating distressed trees
Patent Number: 7,013,599

Inventors: Smith; Fred P. (Alpine, UT), Morrill; Nathan H. (Draper, UT)
Title: Tarping system for open top containers
Patent Number: 7,673,926

Inventors: Smith; Patrick D. (Deerfield, IL), Uskali; Robert G. (Schaumburg, IL)
Title: Method and apparatus for automated correlation of digital modulation impairment
Patent Number: 7,016,401

Inventors: Smith; Peter H. (Ann Arbor, MI), Pryor; Timothy R. (Windsor, Ontario N8Y 3L7, CA)
Title: Personal interfaces for independent living and health
Patent Number: 7,675,504

Inventors: Smith; Philip Russel James (Cambridge, GB), Bargh; Adrian Neil (London, GB)
Title: Tube for storing fluid
Patent Number: 7,674,433

Inventors: Smith; W. Novis (Philadelphia, PA), McCloskey; Joel R. (Philadelphia, PA)
Title: Low temperature non-aqueous electrolyte
Patent Number: 7,675,737

Inventors: Snijder; Pieter Jacob (Valkenswaard, NL), Sonneville; Pierre Robert Valere (Weert, NL)
Title: Method for data path creation in a modular lighting system
Patent Number: 8,669,712

Inventors: Snoddy; Jon (Pasadena, CA), Burke; Glynn (St. Johns, CA), Rendell; Michael (St. Johns, CA), Sullivan; Michael (St. Johns, CA)
Title: Systems and methods for accessing telescopes
Patent Number: 8,671,196

Inventors: Snyder; John P. (Edina, MN), Larson; John P. (Northfield, MN)
Title: Transistor having high dielectric constant gate insulating layer and source and drain forming Schottky contact with substrate
Patent Number: 7,674,680

Inventors: So; Tricci Y. (San Carlos, CA), Roberts; Lawrence G. (Woodside, CA), Lakhani; Faizel Z. (Campbell, CA), McBrayne; John A. (Mountain View, CA), Croke; Gary G. (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Micro-flow label switching
Patent Number: 7,012,919

Inventors: Sogo; Isao (Chiyoda-ku, JP), Ando; Masato (Chiyoda-ku, JP), Takeo; Mitsuhiro (Chiyoda-ku, JP), Maeda; Koji (Chiyoda-ku, JP), Jinno; Masanao (Chiyoda-ku, JP)
Title: Direct back light type liquid crystal display and light diffuse plate
Patent Number: 7,674,506

Inventors: Soika; Rainer (Hannover, DE), Stemmle; Mark (Hannover, DE)
Title: System having at least one superconducting cable
Patent Number: 8,670,808

Inventors: Solberg, Jr.; Charles H. (Tower Lakes, IL), Anderson; Adam (Palatine, IL)
Title: Self supported fluid filter
Patent Number: 7,674,307

Inventors: Sommer; Stefan (Fuerth, DE), Spirkl; Wolfgang (Germering, DE)
Title: Method and arrangement for testing output circuits of high speed semiconductor memory devices
Patent Number: 7,016,244

Inventors: Sompuram; Seshi R. (Brighton, MA), Ramanathan; Halasya (Worcester, MA), Bogen; Steven A. (Sharon, MA)
Title: Quality control for cytochemical assays
Patent Number: 7,011,940

Inventors: Son; Jin-Boo (Busan Metropolitan, KR), Kim; Jin-Sung (Anyang, KR)
Title: Plasma display panel driving method and apparatus capable of realizing reset stabilization
Patent Number: 7,015,648

Inventors: Son; Yonghoon (Yongin, KR), Kang; Sungkwan (Seou, KR), Lee; Jongwook (Yongin, KR)
Title: Multilevel semiconductor device and method of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 7,674,660

Inventors: Song; Ching (Chicago, IL), Liao; Shutsung (Chicago, IL)
Title: Liver X receptor agonists
Patent Number: 7,012,069

Inventors: Song; In-yong (Suwon-si, KR), No; Kwang-ho (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Kim; Wan-ha (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Liquid electrophotographic image-forming apparatus having anti-wraparound device for developer removal
Patent Number: 7,013,106

Inventors: Song; Woo Seok (Cheongju-si, KR)
Title: Sense amplifier control circuit and semiconductor device using the same
Patent Number: 7,675,798

Inventors: Song; Young-Joon (Kyongki-do, KR)
Title: Pilot signals for synchronization and/or channel estimation
Patent Number: 7,012,906

Inventors: Sorenson; Timothy N. (Bradenton, FL), Boyle; Michael J. (Sarasota, FL)
Title: Methods and apparatuses for purchasing telephone calling card minutes using an electronic commerce kiosk and for conducting other forms of electronic commerce
Patent Number: 7,014,108

Inventors: Spencer-Smith; Michael (Napa, CA), Walch; Louis (American Canyon, CA)
Title: Exhaust system for an internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 8,671,671

Inventors: Spraley; Edward L. (Rainbow City, AL), Pilotti; Benitto Geno (Pell City, AL)
Title: Quick-change caster
Patent Number: 8,671,519

Inventors: Springer; Jonathan C. (Conroe, TX)
Title: Barbell system
Patent Number: 8,672,815

Inventors: Springer; Timothy A. (Newton, MA), Shimaoka; Motomu (Brookline, MA), Lu; Chafen (Newton, MA)
Title: Modified polypeptides stabilized in a desired conformation and methods for producing same
Patent Number: 7,674,604

Inventors: Srinivasan; Ananthachari (St. Charles, MO), Erion; Jack L. (St. Charles, MO), Schmidt; Michelle A. (Belleville, IL)
Title: Labeled neurotensin derivatives
Patent Number: 7,015,306

Inventors: Stahl, Jr.; Kenneth G. (St. Charles, MI), Priem; Barry L. (Saginaw, MI), Birschbach; Allen T. (Chesaning, MI), Wall; Edward C. (Midland, MI)
Title: Method for preparing engine block cylinder bore liners
Patent Number: 7,013,947

Inventors: Stamper, III; George William (Quinton, VA), Branson, III; Benjamin Henry (Mechanicsville, VA)
Title: Drink maker
Patent Number: 7,673,824

Inventors: Stanger; Colin Neil (Toronto, CA)
Title: Roof panel for roofing system and roof structure
Patent Number: 8,671,639

Inventors: Stanjek; Volker (Munchen, DE), Schindler; Wolfram (Tussling, DE), Pachaly; Bernd (Mehring/Od, DE), Bauer; Andreas (Kirchdorf am Inn, DE)
Title: Isocyanate-free expandable mixtures exhibiting a fast hardening rate
Patent Number: 7,674,840

Inventors: Staros; Theodore Basil (Carlsbad, CA), LeVieux; John Crawford (Carlsbad, CA)
Title: Method for reducing digital filter coefficient word size and apparatus therefor
Patent Number: 8,671,127

Inventors: Stebbing; Franklin Leroy (Norfolk, NE)
Title: Method of melting a mixture of scrap metal using scrap rubber
Patent Number: 7,674,318

Inventors: Steele; Daniel W. (Clay, NY), Goodemote; John H. (Oneida, NY), Erickson; David J. (Liverpool, NY)
Title: Small unmanned air vehicle system for deploying and towing a sensor in a tow medium and methods related thereto
Patent Number: 7,673,831

Inventors: Stefik; Mark J. (Portola Valley, CA), Pirolli; Peter L. T. (San Francisco, CA)
Title: System, apparatus, and media for granting access to and utilizing content
Patent Number: 8,671,461

Inventors: Steiger; Debra Kay (Wauseon, OH), Corbin; Thomas Charles (Monticello, IL)
Title: Soybean variety XB31U04
Patent Number: 7,015,375

Inventors: Steigerwald; Robert Louis (Burnt Hills, NY), Zhang; Richard S. (Rexford, NY), Schutten; Michael Joseph (Rotterdam, NY), De Rooij; Andrew Michael (Clifton Park, NY)
Title: Ripple-current reduction schemes for AC converters
Patent Number: 7,016,205

Inventors: Stein; Daniel S. (St. Petersburg, FL)
Title: Exerciser for the muscles of pelvic floor
Patent Number: 7,014,603

Inventors: Steinke; Stephan (Brackenheim, DE), Filipon; Sven (Heilbronn, DE), Herrmann; Wolfgang (Munich, DE), Hartmann; Michael (Neudenau, DE)
Title: Modular jack connector system
Patent Number: 7,674,136

Inventors: Stenfort; Ross (Los Altos, CA)
Title: Storage system logical block address de-allocation management
Patent Number: 8,671,258

Inventors: Stephenson; Kenneth E. (Newtown, CT), Venkataramanan; Lalitha (Stamford, CT)
Title: Method for real-time determination of volume fractions of a production fluid in a hydrocarbon reservoir
Patent Number: 7,674,624

Inventors: Stievater; Todd H. (Arlington, VA), Rabinovich; William S (Silver Spring, MD), Houser; Eric J (Ocean View, NJ), Stepnowski; Stanley V. (Alexandria, VA), McGill; R Andrew (Lorton, VA)
Title: System and method for optical interrogation of micro-mechanical sensors using microcavity interferometry
Patent Number: 7,673,517

Inventors: Stiller; Alexander (Garbsen, DE), Sommer; Stefan (Garbsen, DE), Grotendorst; Jorg (Garbsen, DE), Hees; Eberhard (Gochsheim, DE), Kutsche; Thomas (Schweinfurt, DE), Schumacher; Wolfgang (Bergrheinfeld, DE), Maurischat; Christian (Euerbach, DE)
Title: Electrically adjustable semiactive damper control
Patent Number: 7,013,206

Inventors: Stolarczyk; Larry G. (Raton, NM), Sanchez; Tito (Raton, NM), Stolarczyk; Gerald (Raton, NM), Beard; Beaux (Raton, NM), Bonnin; Eduardo (Raton, NM), Salazar; Ernest (Raton, NM), Myers; John (Raton, NM), Valentine; Chance (Raton, NM), Troublefield; Robert (Raton, NM), Howard; John (Raton, NM)
Title: Underground anomalies detection vehicle and trailer
Patent Number: 7,675,289

Inventors: Stone, III; George F. (Worcester, PA), Condon; Gilbert P. (Audubon, PA)
Title: System and method for determining attenuation of electromagnetic waves impacting an electromagnetic shield
Patent Number: 7,675,294

Inventors: Stone; Brent S. (Chandler, AZ)
Title: Socket cover with recessed center and method
Patent Number: 7,014,488

Inventors: Stout; Christopher A. (Bremerton, WA), Lappen; Alan R. (San Martin, CA)
Title: Wet cleaning mobile workbench
Patent Number: 7,013,902

Inventors: Stoyan; Harald (Rettenbach, DE)
Title: LED system, LED lamp and method for assembling a LED system
Patent Number: 8,672,531

Inventors: Strader; Nathan N. (Portland, OR)
Title: Wafer edge inspection data gathering
Patent Number: 7,013,222

Inventors: Strope; Claude (Nebraska City, NE)
Title: Walk behind mower
Patent Number: 7,013,626

Inventors: Stukenberg; Joseph R. (Minneapolis, MN)
Title: Dinnerware display
Patent Number: 7,673,759

Inventors: Su; Hui (Beijing, CN), Wang; Jingtao (Beijing, CN), Zhai; Shumin (San Jose, CA)
Title: System and method for accelerating Chinese text input
Patent Number: 7,013,258

Inventors: Su; Jie (Austin, TX)
Title: Radio receiver having ignition noise detector and method therefor
Patent Number: 7,676,204

Inventors: Su; Yuanzhi (Jiangmen, CN)
Title: Fixing structure for electronic device with display screen
Patent Number: 8,672,282

Inventors: Suciu; Rebecca C. (Lynn, MA), Burrous; Thomas P. (Haverhill, MA), Pitcher; David E. (Swampscott, MA), Stenfors; Alan L. (Scituate, MA), Rose; Sidney (Marblehead, MA)
Title: Elongated track support arrangement
Patent Number: 8,672,280

Inventors: Sudjian; Douglas (Santa Clara, CA), Shen; David H. (Saratoga, CA)
Title: Symmetric charge pump
Patent Number: 7,015,736

Inventors: Sugano; Kenta (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Slot machine with insurance payout proportional to average bet amount
Patent Number: 8,672,737

Inventors: Sugimae; Kikuko (Yokohama, JP), Kutsukake; Hiroyuki (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Nonvolatile semiconductor memory device
Patent Number: 7,015,550

Inventors: Sugiyama; Masakazu (Kawasaki, JP), Watanabe; Kunihiko (Kawasaki, JP), Kashiwagi; Tatsuki (Kawasaki, JP), Suzuki; Ei-ichiro (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Mutated D-aminotransferase and method for producing optically active glutamic acid derivatives using the same
Patent Number: 8,669,080

Inventors: Sugizaki; Makoto (Minamiashigara, JP)
Title: Method of and apparatus for generating proof image
Patent Number: 7,016,079

Inventors: Sun; Bo (Carlsbad, CA), Ballantyne; Gary John (Christchurch, NZ), Rangarajan; Rajagopalan (San Diego, CA)
Title: Dynamic calibration techniques for digitally controlled oscillator
Patent Number: 7,675,370

Inventors: Sun; Ming (Pleasanton, CA), Medina; Jose A. (Pleasanton, CA), Sasaki; Keith Y. (San Jose, CA), Jiang; Ming (San Jose, CA)
Title: Method and system for providing high magnetic flux saturation CoFe films
Patent Number: 8,670,211

Inventors: Sunakawa; Jun (Tottori-ken, JP), Azuma; Daichi (Tottori-ken, JP), Bizen; Yoshio (Meerbusch, DE)
Title: Resonator for use in electronic article surveillance systems
Patent Number: 7,012,527

Inventors: Sundermeyer; Jorg (Marburg, DE), Linder; Thomas (Calgary, CA)
Title: Hydrophobic ionic liquids
Patent Number: 8,669,114

Inventors: Sung; Chang-Hsien (New Taipei, TW), Chien; Chien-Shen (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Method of automatic white balance adjustment for scanner
Patent Number: 8,670,166

Inventors: Sutardja; Pantas (Los Gatos, CA)
Title: Automatic write strategy calibration method for optical drive
Patent Number: 7,675,826

Inventors: Sutin; Brian M. (Claremont, CA)
Title: Waveform generation for ion trap
Patent Number: 8,669,520

Inventors: Suzuki; Akihiro (Saitama, JP), Cho; Tadayoshi (Saitama, JP)
Title: Position detecting device
Patent Number: 7,012,704

Inventors: Suzuki; Hiroki (Kanagawa, JP), Kawakami; Sachiko (Kanagawa, JP), Ohsawa; Nobuharu (Kanagawa, JP), Seo; Satoshi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Carbazole derivative and method for producing the same
Patent Number: 8,669,373

Inventors: Suzuki; Michiyuki (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Engine control apparatus
Patent Number: 7,014,517

Inventors: Suzuki; Norihiko (Kawasaki, JP), Eto; Toshihisa (Oita, JP), Zukeran; Shin (Naha, JP), Kamioka; Kentaro (Naha, JP), Kawata; Minoru (Kawasaki, JP), Hida; Toshihide (Kawasaki, JP), Yamada; Noboru (Kawasaki, JP), Nakai; Eri (Kawasaki, JP), Itakura; Yukiko (Kawasaki, JP), Kamiya; Miki (Kawasaki, JP), Hirabayashi; Toshihiko (Kawasaki, JP), Hashimoto; Ichiroh (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Chat system, dummy client system for chat system, and computer readable medium storing dummy client program
Patent Number: 7,013,326

Inventors: Suzuki; Shigehito (Aichi-ken, JP), Yamamoto; Daisuke (Aichi-ken, JP), Hasegawa; Masakazu (Aichi-ken, JP)
Title: Fluid control valve for supplying gas to a fuel cell in a vehicle
Patent Number: 7,673,847

Inventors: Suzuki; Tsuyoshi (Nagoya, JP)
Title: Television door intercom apparatus
Patent Number: 7,015,946

Inventors: Suzuki; Yoshiaki (Nagareyama, JP), Kawakami; Kazuhisa (Yokohama, JP), Shigeno; Kenji (Yokohama, JP), Aoki; Noriyuki (Tokyo, JP), Kanome; Yuji (Yokohama, JP), Yamamoto; Kosuke (Yokohama, JP), Tsukuda; Masakazu (Tokyo, JP), Uchida; Haruo (Yokohama, JP), Saito; Hiroyuki (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Printing apparatus
Patent Number: 8,672,439

Inventors: Swann; Jeffrey J. (Los Angeles, CA)
Title: Caulking tube replacement tip
Patent Number: 7,014,079

Inventors: Swanson; David K. (Campbell, CA)
Title: Electrophysiology electrode having multiple power connections and electrophysiology devices including the same
Patent Number: 7,674,258

Inventors: Sween; Barry (Santa Monica, CA), Simonian; Mike (San Francisco, CA), Evers; Maaike (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Cushtop laptop stands and methods of manufacture thereof
Patent Number: 8,672,125

Inventors: Swisher; Anthony E. (Waskom, TX)
Title: Quick release locking assemblies
Patent Number: 8,671,612

Inventors: Swoboda; Werner (Boeblingen, DE)
Title: Roller conveyor
Patent Number: 7,673,737

Inventors: Sylvain; Dany (Gatineau, CA)
Title: Interworking of dissimilar packet networks for telephony communications
Patent Number: 7,675,934

Inventors: Szczepek; Wojciech (Warsaw, PL), Luniewski; Wojciech (Warsaw, PL), Kaczmarek; Lukasz (Warsaw, PL), Zagrodzki; Bogdan (Warsaw, PL), Samson-Lazinska; Dorota (Warsaw, PL), Szelejewski; Wieslaw (Warsaw, PL), Skarzynski; Maciej (Warsaw, PL)
Title: Process for preparation of imatinib base
Patent Number: 7,674,901

Inventors: Szeremeta; Wally (Mission Viejo, CA), Butt; Arafat M. (Lake Forest, CA), Codilian; Raffi (Irvine, CA)
Title: Data storage testing apparatus for delivering linear or rotational acceleration
Patent Number: 7,013,731

Inventors: Tabata; Yasuhiro (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Network control method and system
Patent Number: 7,016,058

Inventors: Tabuchi; Katsuya (Nagano, JP), Fujishima; Naoto (Nagano, JP), Kitamura; Mutsumi (Nagano, JP), Sugi; Akio (Nagano, JP)
Title: Trench lateral power MOSFET and a method of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 7,012,301

Inventors: Tack; David W. (Guelph, CA), Angel; Harold A. (Guelph, CA)
Title: Head protection system
Patent Number: 8,671,467

Inventors: Taguchi; Masayuki (Tokyo, JP), Itou; Yasuyuki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Seat back structure
Patent Number: 7,673,939

Inventors: Tajiri; Hiroshi (Tokyo, JP), Miki; Yasuyuki (Tokyo, JP), Kobayashi; Mitsuru (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Connector to be electrically connected to connecting target and to substrate
Patent Number: 8,672,713

Inventors: Tajiri; Katsutoshi (Saitama, JP), Noda; Takashi (Tokyo, JP), Kamimura; Rika (Gunnma, JP)
Title: Communication connecting device capable of reducing a load on an IP network and a data output control method
Patent Number: 7,012,920

Inventors: Takagi; Akinari (Tochigi, JP), Yamazaki; Shoichi (Kanagawa, JP), Morishima; Hideki (Tochigi, JP), Inoguchi; Kazutaka (Tochigi, JP), Matsunaga; Motomi (Tochigi, JP)
Title: Display optical system, image display apparatus, image taking optical system, and image taking apparatus
Patent Number: 7,012,756

Inventors: Takagi; Chikamitsu (Osaka, JP)
Title: Bottle cap opener
Patent Number: 8,671,802

Inventors: Takahashi; Eisaku (Kawasaki, JP), Yoshida; Teiji (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Storage control device and storage system
Patent Number: 8,671,264

Inventors: Takahashi; Hayato (Chino, JP), Sakai; Shinri (Suwa, JP)
Title: Droplet discharging head and droplet discharging apparatus
Patent Number: 7,673,974

Inventors: Takahashi; Hiroki (Miyagi, JP), Suzuki; Noriaki (Miyagi, JP)
Title: Solid-state image pickup element and method of producing the same
Patent Number: 7,675,096

Inventors: Takahashi; Hiroshi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image reader and image forming apparatus using same using multiple image sensors and which corrects misalignment
Patent Number: 8,670,163

Inventors: Takahashi; Hiroyuki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Semiconductor storage device
Patent Number: 7,675,785

Inventors: Takahashi; Kazuhiko (Tokyo, JP), Sakuma; Shinzo (Tokyo, JP), Kokubo; Shoichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor memory device
Patent Number: 7,012,830

Inventors: Takahashi; Sadao (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Sign sensitive aperture correction system and method
Patent Number: 7,012,719

Inventors: Takano; Yoshiyuki (Kawagoe, JP), Endo; Takeshi (Kawagoe, JP)
Title: Working vehicle
Patent Number: 7,673,931

Inventors: Takaoka; Naoki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus
Patent Number: 7,013,052

Inventors: Takashima; Keiichi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Print control apparatus, print control method, and storage medium
Patent Number: 8,670,134

Inventors: Takashima; Mitsuru (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Doze alarm for driver using enclosed air sound sensor
Patent Number: 7,015,818

Inventors: Takashima; Yoshikazu (Tolyo, JP)
Title: Checking of apparatus certificates and apply codes associated with apparatus identifiers found in apparatus certificates
Patent Number: 8,671,283

Inventors: Takayama; Hidehito (Kanagawa, JP), Mouri; Akihiro (Tokyo, JP), Yamaguchi; Nobuhito (Tokyo, JP), Fukasaka; Toshihiro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Manufacturing method of liquid jet head
Patent Number: 7,014,987

Inventors: Takayama; Hidemi (Tochigi-ken, JP)
Title: Optical scanning apparatus and image forming apparatus using the same
Patent Number: 7,016,092

Inventors: Takayanagi; Masahiro (Takasaki, JP)
Title: Print controller, control method therefor and program
Patent Number: 7,675,643

Inventors: Takechi; Tetsuo (Hannda, JP)
Title: Geared motor for electric wheelchair
Patent Number: 7,673,715

Inventors: Takeda; Junichi (Nara, JP), Ishii; Hiroaki (Nara, JP)
Title: Non-halogen series floor material
Patent Number: 7,015,157

Inventors: Takeda; Shinji (Tsukuba, JP), Masuko; Takashi (Tsukuba, JP), Yusa; Masami (Shimodate, JP), Kikuchi; Tooru (Hitachi, JP), Miyadera; Yasuo (Tsukuba, JP), Maekawa; Iwao (Hitachi, JP), Yamasaki; Mitsuo (Takahagi, JP), Kageyama; Akira (Niiza, JP), Kaneda; Aizou (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device and process for fabrication thereof
Patent Number: 7,012,320

Inventors: Takeda; Sumie (Kanagawa, JP), Matsubara; Nobuya (Kanagawa, JP), Kitazaki; Nobuyuki (Kanagawa, JP), Kumano; Toshifumi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Disk drive device and method for production thereof
Patent Number: 7,675,700

Inventors: Takeda; Takashi (Suwa, JP)
Title: Image display apparatus and control method for the same
Patent Number: 7,673,994

Inventors: Takekuma; Toshitsugu (Ebina, JP), Kurihara; Ryoichi (Hadano, JP), Yamagiwa; Akira (Hadano, JP)
Title: Signal transmitting device suited to fast signal transmission
Patent Number: 7,015,717

Inventors: Takemoto; Yoshikazu (Tenri, JP), Nagai; Katsuharu (Nara, JP)
Title: Electronic appliance
Patent Number: 7,016,183

Inventors: Takenaka; Kohta (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Fujiwara; Hidehiko (Tokyo, JP), Kamijoh; Masahiko (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Fixing device and image forming device
Patent Number: 7,013,108

Inventors: Takeuchi; Seiji (Utsunomiya, JP), Kishikawa; Yasuhiro (Utsunomiya, JP)
Title: Exposure apparatus that acquires information regarding a polarization state of light from a light source
Patent Number: 7,015,456

Inventors: Takeuchi; Yoshio (Saitama, JP), Yamaguchi; Akira (Saitama, JP)
Title: Wireless packet communication system and base station
Patent Number: 7,012,910

Inventors: Taki; Yoshitsugu (Kanagawa, JP), Sumimoto; Masahide (Chiba, JP)
Title: Recording and reproducing device
Patent Number: 7,012,779

Inventors: Takino; Shunsuke (Kagawa-ken, JP), Otsubo; Toshifumi (Kagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Pants-type disposable wearing article
Patent Number: 7,014,632

Inventors: Takizawa; Tetsuro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Arbitration apparatus utilizing mutlilevel priority for reducing memory access time
Patent Number: 7,013,368

Inventors: Talwalkar; Niranjan (San Jose, CA)
Title: Low noise voltage-controlled oscillator
Patent Number: 7,015,768

Inventors: Talwar; Shilpa (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Robust multiple chain receiver
Patent Number: 7,012,978

Inventors: Tamaki; Akihiro (Tochigi, JP), Senda; Shunya (Tochigi, JP)
Title: Motor-driven power steering apparatus
Patent Number: 7,676,309

Inventors: Tamaki; Yusuke (Tokyo, JP), Sekita; Hitoshi (Tokyo, JP), Takasago; Kazuya (Tokyo, JP), Miura; Taisuke (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Laser resonator and adjustment method
Patent Number: 7,012,940

Inventors: Tamaru; Takuya (Hamamatsu, JP), Fushiki; Tatsuo (Hamamatsu, JP), Osakabe; Katsuichi (Hamamatsu, JP), Konagai; Yusuke (Hamamatsu, JP), Usui; Akira (Hamamatsu, JP), Nomoto; Kentaro (Hamamatsu, JP), Dojun; Masaki (Hamamatsu, JP), Honda; Kazuhiko (Hamamatsu, JP)
Title: Optical disk recorder for writing data with variable density
Patent Number: 7,012,864

Inventors: Tamaru; Tatsuya (Utsunomiya, JP)
Title: Internet facsimile apparatus and internet facsimile communication method
Patent Number: 7,012,708

Inventors: Tamba; Richard Terrence (Castle Hill, AU), Fitzgerald; Simon (Castle Hill, AU)
Title: Automated manual transmission with hybrid drive
Patent Number: 8,672,803

Inventors: Tamura; Misa (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Content management system, content management method and computer program
Patent Number: 7,676,496

Inventors: Tamura; Tsutomu (Wako, JP)
Title: Vibration source attachment structure for vehicles
Patent Number: 8,672,080

Inventors: Tamura; Yoshiaki (Icikawa-shi, Chiba, 272-0144, JP)
Title: Folding travel bag with cart
Patent Number: 7,014,020

Inventors: Tan; Wenjuan (Shanghai, CN), Li; Zhiming Pasing (Shanghai, CN), Xing; Wentao Thomas (Shanghai, CN), Zhang; Liwei (Shanghai, CN), Zhang; Yong (Shanghai, CN)
Title: Curable resins for LED encapsulation
Patent Number: 8,668,991

Inventors: Tanaka; Naotake (Hikone, JP), Miyazaki; Hiroshi (Hikone, JP), Katou; Makoto (Ichinomiya, JP)
Title: Power tool having control means for monitoring screw tightening operations
Patent Number: 7,673,701

Inventors: Tanaya; Hideo (Suwa, JP)
Title: Piezoelectric vibrating reed and piezoelectric device
Patent Number: 7,675,224

Inventors: Tang; Jing (Arlington, MA)
Title: Systems and methods for analysis and treatment of an occluded body lumen
Patent Number: 8,670,813

Inventors: Tanga; Robert P. (Atlanta, GA)
Title: Collet holder for a multi-jaw chuck
Patent Number: 7,673,882

Inventors: Tanino; Masahiro (Asakuchi-gun, JP), Ogo; Manabu (Asakuchi-gun, JP), Kumazawa; Naoki (Asakuchi-gun, JP)
Title: Hydraulic controller
Patent Number: 8,671,986

Inventors: Tanno; Akihiko (Fujisawa, JP), Tomioka; Kazuyuki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Slide assist device
Patent Number: 8,671,520

Inventors: Tardif; John A. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Systems for MPEG subsample decoding
Patent Number: 7,016,419

Inventors: Tash; George (Somis, CA)
Title: Toilet and sink drain plunger
Patent Number: 7,013,499

Inventors: Tashiro; Hiroshi (Shizuoka-ken, JP), Sugasaki; Atsushi (Shizuoka-ken, JP), Yamamoto; Hisao (Shizuoka-ken, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing relief printing plate and printing plate precursor for laser engraving
Patent Number: 8,669,040

Inventors: Tatebe; Hiroyuki (Osaka, JP)
Title: Small portable flashlight
Patent Number: 7,014,333

Inventors: Tathgur; Amarjit (Brampton, CA), Tailor; Dilip K. (Brampton, CA), Seepersaud; David (Etobicoke, CA)
Title: Method for applying or repairing a coating on a substrate by inductive heating
Patent Number: 7,012,227

Inventors: Tatsuda; Yoshinori (Kanazawa, JP)
Title: Main shaft drive for machine tool
Patent Number: 8,672,103

Inventors: Taunton; Mark (Cambridge, GB)
Title: System for executing SIMD instruction for real/complex FFT conversion
Patent Number: 7,676,533

Inventors: Tayar; Eliahu (Moshav Ramat Tzvi, IL)
Title: System and method for carrying loads
Patent Number: 8,672,202

Inventors: Taylor; William (Duluth, GA), Massengill; David (Alpharetta, GA), Hollingsworth; John (Covington, GA)
Title: Methods and systems for provisioning logical circuits for intermittent use in a data network
Patent Number: 8,670,348

Inventors: Teichtmann; Elmar (Bretten, DE), Sauer; Michael (Tuttlingen, DE)
Title: Medical instrument with a flexible sealing system via spherical heads
Patent Number: 8,668,711

Inventors: Teig; Steven (Menlo Park, CA), Buset; Oscar (Morges, CH)
Title: Method and apparatus for routing
Patent Number: 7,013,450

Inventors: Teig; Steven (Menlo Park, CA), Caldwell; Andrew (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for propagating cost functions
Patent Number: 7,013,448

Inventors: Teig; Steven (Menlo Park, CA), Chalasani; Raghu (San Jose, CA), Fujimura; Akira (Saratoga, CA)
Title: Method and system for distributing clock signals on non manhattan semiconductor integrated circuits
Patent Number: 8,671,378

Inventors: Teig; Steven (Menlo Park, CA), Jacques; Etienne (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for performing routability checking
Patent Number: 7,013,451

Inventors: Teig; Steven (Menlo Park, CA), Wang; Maogang (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Post processor for optimizing manhattan integrated circuits placements into non manhattan placements
Patent Number: 7,013,445

Inventors: Tek; Huseyin (Princeton, NJ), Comaniciu; Dorin (Princeton, NJ), Williams; James P. (Princeton Junction, NJ)
Title: Segmentation of 3D medical structures using robust ray propagation
Patent Number: 7,015,907

Inventors: Teramoto; Kazuhiro (Tokyo, JP), Idei; Yoji (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device operating in an active mode and a standby mode
Patent Number: 7,675,347

Inventors: Tessari; Robert M. (Calgary, CA), Warren; Tommy M. (Coweta, OK), Angman; Per G. (Calgary, CA), Slack; Maurice William (Edmonton, CA)
Title: Borehole stabilization while drilling
Patent Number: 7,013,992

Inventors: Testardi; Richard (Berthod, CO)
Title: I/O primitives
Patent Number: 7,013,379

Inventors: Thesz; Janos (Budapest, HU), Boros; Bela Istvan (Budapest, HU), Kiraly; Zoltan (Budapest, HU)
Title: Use of fuels or fuel additives based on triglycerides of modified structure and process for their preparation
Patent Number: 8,673,029

Inventors: Theverapperuma; Lalin S. (St. Paul, MN), Zehnder; Darcy (Farmington, MN), Aly-Youssef; Talal (Deephaven, MN)
Title: Low latency ultra wideband communications headset and operating method therefor
Patent Number: 8,670,573

Inventors: Thomas; Keith E. (Columbus, MS)
Title: Rapidly locking building/lock components, bridge keys and locking keys to construct uniform whole locked building members and entire locked structures on-the-fly
Patent Number: 8,671,640

Inventors: Thomas; Rodney H. (Town & Country, MO)
Title: Covers, systems, and methods for covering outdoor deck components
Patent Number: 7,673,425

Inventors: Tiedemann, Jr.; Edward G. (San Diego, CA), Odenwalder; Joseph P. (Del Mar, CA), Wheatley, III; Charles E. (Del Mar, CA), Padovani; Roberto (San Diego, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for performing fast power control in a mobile communication system
Patent Number: 7,013,160

Inventors: Tinsley, II; Ronnie Dean (Houston, TX)
Title: System and method for monitoring access, power loss, and pressure loss for electrical, telecommunications, and mechanical equipment
Patent Number: 8,669,860

Inventors: Tippins; William D. (Carmel, IN), Ninow; Norman G. (Noblesville, IN)
Title: Method of pre-priming a membrane
Patent Number: 8,668,795

Inventors: Tobben; Dirk (Munchen, DE)
Title: Memory for producing a memory component
Patent Number: 7,012,003

Inventors: Toda; Takahiro (Kawasaki, JP), Aoki; Katsushi (Kawasaki, JP), Mizuno; Rimi (Kawasaki, JP), Furukawa; Eiji (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Graphic object designating to edit apparatus, method, and computer readable medium thereof
Patent Number: 7,676,766

Inventors: Togashi; Kazunori (Toride, JP)
Title: Image reading apparatus and image processing method
Patent Number: 7,675,654

Inventors: Toit; Pierre Du (Tokai, ZA)
Title: Device for inflating vehicle tires
Patent Number: 7,013,931

Inventors: Tokairin; Junichi (Ibaraki, JP), Kataoka; Kenji (Ibaraki, JP), Terunuma; Yukio (Ibaraki, JP), Watanabe; Hideki (Ibaraki, JP), Ishikawa; Shigeru (Ibaraki, JP), Ohtsu; Shinki (Ibaraki, JP)
Title: Vibration drill unit
Patent Number: 8,672,049

Inventors: Tokarski; Zbigniew (Woodbury, MN), Jubran; Nusrallah (St. Paul, MN), Getautis; Vytautas (Kaunas, LT), Paliulis; Osvaldas (Kaunas, LT), Montrimas; Edmundas (Vilnius, LT), Gaidelis; Valentas (Vilnius, LT)
Title: Organophotoreceptor with charge transport material having a thiiranyl group
Patent Number: 7,014,968

Inventors: Tokunaga; Shinya (Koka, JP), Kurino; Mitsuhiro (Kodaira, JP)
Title: Spindle motor and recording disk driving apparatus having the spindle motor
Patent Number: 7,015,611

Inventors: Tomaru; Kazuhiko (Gunma-ken, JP), Mita; Kunihiko (Gunma-ken, JP), Yoneyama; Tsutomu (Gunma-ken, JP)
Title: Radiating structural body of electronic part and radiating sheet used for the radiating structural body
Patent Number: 7,016,196

Inventors: Tomomatsu; Yoshiaki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Information processing apparatus, information processing method and printing control method
Patent Number: 8,670,150

Inventors: Tonazzi; Juan Carlos Lopez (Tucson, AZ), Agrawal; Anoop (Tucson, AZ), LeCompte; Robert S. (Tucson, AZ)
Title: Non planar mirrors with planar electrochromic cavity
Patent Number: 7,012,729

Inventors: Tonomura; Motonobu (Tokyo, JP), Yoshino; Kyouji (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Interpolator and designing method thereof
Patent Number: 8,671,126

Inventors: Toro-Lira; Guillermo (Sunnyvale, CA), Baker; David (San Jose, CA)
Title: Apparatus and method for testing pixels of flat panel display
Patent Number: 7,012,583

Inventors: Totey; Satish Mahadeorao (Maharashtra, IN), Ravindran; Geeta (Maharashtra, IN)
Title: Derivation of terminally differentiated dopaminergic neurons from human embryonic stem cells
Patent Number: 7,674,620

Inventors: Townsend; Richard W. (Katonah, NY)
Title: Audio-broadcasting hat for events
Patent Number: 8,670,587

Inventors: Toyomaki; Takashi (Kawasaki, JP), Mizuguchi; Noriaki (Kawasaki, JP), Oikawa; Yoichi (Sapporo, JP)
Title: Optical apparatus using polarized orthogonal control
Patent Number: 8,670,665

Inventors: Toyoshima; Takashi (Kawasaki, JP), Yamamura; Shuji (Kawasaki, JP), Mori; Atsushi (Kanagawa, JP), Aoki; Takashi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Information processing system and information processing method
Patent Number: 8,671,246

Inventors: Tran; Hau Thien (Irvine, CA), Cameron; Kelly B. (Irvine, CA), Shen; Ba-Zhong (Irvine, CA), Jones; Christopher R. (Los Angeles, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for performing calculations for forward (alpha) and reverse (beta) metrics in a map decoder
Patent Number: 7,012,975

Inventors: Tran; Teresa (San Diego, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for preventing overheating of a computer
Patent Number: 8,669,880

Inventors: Trandal; David S. (Santa Barbara, CA), Brahm; David J. (Santa Barbara, CA), Hofstatter; David F. (Santa Barbara, CA), Smith; Bob F. (Newbury Park, CA)
Title: Enhanced service levels for call-processing services
Patent Number: 8,670,536

Inventors: Traylor; Paul L. (Irvine, CA)
Title: Air gap with deodorizer apparatus and method of use
Patent Number: 7,673,648

Inventors: Tresenfeld; Eugene Lee (Eugene, OR)
Title: Pet care notification system and method
Patent Number: 8,669,875

Inventors: Triyoso; Dina H. (Austin, TX), Adetutu; Olubunmi O. (Austin, TX), Gilmer; David C. (Austin, TX), Roan; Darrell (Austin, TX), Schaeffer; James K. (Austin, TX), Tobin; Philip J. (Austin, TX), Tseng; Hsing H. (Austin, TX)
Title: Method for forming a layer using a purging gas in a semiconductor process
Patent Number: 7,015,153

Inventors: Tsai; Irving (New York City, NY)
Title: Method and apparatus for linking designated portions of a received document image with an electronic address
Patent Number: 7,016,084

Inventors: Tsai; Tsung-Han (Taoyuan County, TW), Shen; Te-Yuang (Taipei, TW), Pan; Yu-Nan (Taipei, TW)
Title: Multi-view video coding/decoding method
Patent Number: 8,670,464

Inventors: Tsai; Tzong-Liang (Hsinchu, TW), Chang; Chih-Sung (Hsinchu, TW), Chiang; Chih-Li (Tai Chung, TW), Chen; Tzer-Perng (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Light emitting diode device and manufacturing method
Patent Number: 7,012,281

Inventors: Tsao; Pei-Haw (Taichung, TW), Huang; Chender (Hsin-Chu, TW), Wang; Jones (Jung-He, TW), Chen; Ken (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Method for stress reduction in flip chip bump during flip chip mounting and underfill process steps of making a microelectronic assembly
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Inventors: Tschanz; James W. (Portland, OR), Kurd; Nasser (Hillsboro, OR), Narendra; Siva G. (Portland, OR), Barkatullah; Javed (Portland, OR), De; Vivek K. (Beaverton, OR)
Title: Adaptive body bias for clock skew compensation
Patent Number: 7,015,741

Inventors: Tseng; Tseung-Yuen (Sin Jhu, TW), Lee; Shean Yiah (Taninan, TW)
Title: Ferroelectric memory structure and fabrication method thereof
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Inventors: Tsikos; Constantine J. (Voorhees, NJ), Knowles; C. Harry (Moorestown, NJ), Zhu; Xiaoxun (Marlton, NJ), Schnee; Michael D. (Aston, PA), Au; Ka Man (Philadelphia, PA), Wirth; Allan (Bedford, MA), Good; Timothy A. (Clementon, NJ), Jankevics; Andrew (Westford, MA), Ghosh; Sankar (Glenolden, PA), Naylor; Charles A. (Sewell, NJ), Amundsen; Thomas (Turnersville, NJ), Blake; Robert (Woodbury Heights, NJ), Svedas; William (Deptford, NJ), Defoney; Shawn (Runnemede, NJ), Skypala; Edward (Blackwood, NJ), Vatan; Pirooz (Wilmington, MA), Dobbs; Russell Joseph (Cherry Hill, NJ), Kolis; George (Pennsauken, NJ), Schmidt; Mark S. (Williamstown, NJ), Yorsz; Jeffery (Winchester, MA), Giordano; Patrick A. (Blackwood, NJ), Colavito; Stephen J. (Brookhaven, PA), Wilz, Sr.; David W. (Sewell, NJ), Schwartz; Barry E. (Haddonfield, NJ), Kim; Steven Y. (Cambridge, MA), Fisher; Dale (Voorhees, NJ), Van Tassell; Jon (Winchester, MA)
Title: Planar laser illumination and imaging (PLIIM) based engine
Patent Number: 7,673,803

Inventors: Tsuda; Yuhzoh (Nara, JP), Ito; Shigetoshi (Nara, JP), Araki; Masahiro (Hiroshima, JP)
Title: Nitride semiconductor light emitting element and optical device containing it
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Inventors: Tsujii; Osamu (Utsunomiya, JP), Hayashida; Shinsuke (Yokohama, JP), Matsumoto; Kazuhiro (Saitama, JP), Kato; Katsushi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Radiation imaging apparatus
Patent Number: 7,676,021

Inventors: Tsujino; Kazuya (Aichi, JP)
Title: Image pickup lens, camera module using the same, image pickup lens manufacturing method and camera module manufacturing method
Patent Number: 8,670,055

Inventors: Tsukamoto; Toshikatsu (Osaka, JP)
Title: Image output apparatus
Patent Number: 7,016,067

Inventors: Tsuneishi; Shoichi (Nagaokakyo, JP), Kohno; Satoru (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Standard device for origin of light absorbance and method of using the same
Patent Number: 7,675,623

Inventors: Tsutsumi; Hideaki (Tokyo, JP), Omori; Kiyoshi (Tokyo, JP), Tamura; Shigeru (Tokyo, JP), Obata; Manabu (Kanagawa, JP), Mitsumoto; Yoichiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Disk conveying apparatus
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Inventors: Tuman; Scott J. (Woodbury, MN), Seth; Jayshree (Woodbury, MN), Lindquist; Timothy J. (Woodbury, MN), Ista; Troy K. (River Falls, WI), Ausen; Ronald W. (St. Paul, MN)
Title: Hook fastener and method of making
Patent Number: 7,014,906

Inventors: Turner; Michael Hughesdon (Arlington, VA), Murphy; Ryan Patrick (Hermosa Beach, CA)
Title: Automatic scooter unlocking mechanism
Patent Number: 8,672,336

Inventors: Turner; Tumay (Riverside, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for gamma ray detection
Patent Number: 7,675,041

Inventors: Turpin; Thomas (Orsay, FR), Caniez; Laurent (Paris, FR)
Title: Device and method for control of an automatic gearbox for control of lock-up and lock-up release
Patent Number: 7,674,204

Inventors: Tuttle; John R. (Longmont, CO)
Title: Communications methods, methods of forming a reader, wireless communications readers, and wireless communications systems
Patent Number: 8,670,715

Inventors: Tuttle; Mark E. (Boise, ID)
Title: Wireless identification device, RFID device with push-on/push off switch, and method of manufacturing wireless identification device
Patent Number: 7,012,504

Inventors: Tyren; Carl (Monaco, MC)
Title: Method and device for identifying a tag based on the orientation of fibers
Patent Number: 8,669,847

Inventors: Uchida; Junya (Machida, JP)
Title: Apparatus for molding cooked rice
Patent Number: 8,672,664

Inventors: Uda; Yoshimi (Kanagawa, JP), Ishiwata; Kazuya (Kanagawa, JP), Kubo; Shinsaku (Kanagawa, JP), Watanabe; Yasuyuki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Substrate having fine line, electron source and image display apparatus
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Inventors: Ueda; Hiroyuki (Osaka, JP), Takenaka; Hidenori (Osaka, JP), Oda; Tomoyuki (Osaka, JP), Hobo; Jumpei (Osaka, JP), Horiuchi; Nobuhiro (Osaka, JP), Murase; Koji (Osaka, JP)
Title: Developing unit and image forming device
Patent Number: 7,676,181

Inventors: Ueda; Kentaro (Tokyo, JP), Akiyama; Toshiyuki (Tokyo, JP), Tsutsui; Yasutaka (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Plasma display panel
Patent Number: 7,012,581

Inventors: Uesugi; Mitsuru (Yokosuka, JP)
Title: OFDM guard band communication apparatus and method
Patent Number: 7,012,949

Inventors: Ujita; Toshihiko (Kanagawa, JP), Shimoda; Junji (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Ink jet recording apparatus
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Inventors: Ukai; Masaki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Apparatus for controlling instruction fetch reusing fetched instruction
Patent Number: 7,676,650

Inventors: Umayabashi; Masaki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: System and method for assigning time slots in communication system and network-side apparatus used therefor
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Inventors: Umemoto; Seiji (Osaka, JP)
Title: Liquid-crystal display device and light pipe
Patent Number: 7,012,660

Inventors: Umezawa; Hiroyuki (Ota, JP), Iseki; Masahiro (Ota, JP), Tsuihiji; Motoyuki (Ota, JP), Iinuma; Hirofumi (Ora-gun, JP)
Title: Filtering method of a colloidal solution
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Inventors: Upadhyay; Satish Chandra (Sahibabad Ghaziabad, IN), Pananchukunnath; Manoj Kumar (Sahibabad Ghaziabad, IN), Singh; Ajeet Kumar (Sahibabad Ghaziabad, IN), Jain; Deepti (Sahibabad Ghaziabad, IN), Parshotamdas; Deepak Judgelal (Sahibabad Ghaziabad, IN), Mukharjee; Rama (Sahibabad Ghaziabad, IN), Burman; Anand C (Sahibabad Ghaziabad, IN)
Title: Stable oxaliplatin formulation
Patent Number: 7,674,824

Inventors: Urbanek; Wolfram (San Jose, CA)
Title: Methods of processing of gallium nitride
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Inventors: Ushio; Hiroyuki (Fukuoka, JP), Ishibuchi; Seigo (Osaka, JP), Naito; Youichiro (Fukuoka, JP), Sugiyama; Naoki (Saitama, JP), Kawaguchi; Takafumi (Iruma, JP), Chiba; Kenji (Iruma, JP), Ohtsuki; Makio (Iruma, JP), Naka; Yoichi (Hirakata, JP)
Title: Amide compounds and medicinal use thereof
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Inventors: Ushiyama; Junko (Kokubunji, JP), Minemura; Hiroyuki (Kokubunji, JP), Miyamoto; Makoto (Ome, JP)
Title: Information recording method and optical disk unit
Patent Number: 7,016,282

Inventors: Usuda; Hidenori (Matsumoto, JP)
Title: Printing apparatus, line printer and method for printing
Patent Number: 8,672,468

Inventors: Uttrachi; Gerald Daniel (Florence, SC)
Title: Welding shielding gas saver flow-control device
Patent Number: 7,015,412

Inventors: Vadgama; Sunil Keshavji (Thornton Heath, GB), Guo; Yingjie Jay (Aylesbury, GB)
Title: Receiving apparatus including adaptive beamformers
Patent Number: 7,016,399

Inventors: Vaghchhipawala; Zarir E. (Madison, WI), Mysore; Kirankumar (Ardmore, OK)
Title: Methods and compositions for increasing plant transformation efficiency
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Inventors: Vail, III; William Banning (Bothell, WA)
Title: Methods and apparatus for cementing drill strings in place for one pass drilling and completion of oil and gas wells
Patent Number: 7,013,997

Inventors: Valles; Cleto T. (Las Cruces, NM)
Title: Cement heating and finishing machine
Patent Number: 7,674,068

Inventors: Van Asselt; Jan Abraham (Godstone, Surrey RH9 8NB, GB)
Title: Ball game apparatus
Patent Number: 7,014,577

Inventors: Van De Van; David J (Waukesha, WI), Sinha; Prashant (Brookfield, WI), Dawoodbhai; Moshin (Waukesha, WI)
Title: Method and apparatus for account payable matching for an online purchasing system
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Inventors: Van Der Weide; Willibrordus Augustinus (Strezeke, SK)
Title: Biological fertilizer
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Inventors: Van Nest; Gary (Martinez, CA), Tuck; Stephen (Oakland, CA), Fearon; Karen L. (Lafayette, CA), Dina; Dino (Oakland, CA)
Title: Biodegradable immunomodulatory formulations and methods for use thereof
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Inventors: Van; Sang (San Diego, CA), Tanaka; Yasunobu (San Diego, CA), Yu; Lei (Carlsbad, CA)
Title: Polymer coating of cells
Patent Number: 7,674,452

Inventors: Vanden Heuvel; John P. (Port Matilda, PA), Belury; Martha A. (Redmond, WA), Peck; Louise W. (Moscow, ID)
Title: Methods and compositions for treating diabetes
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Inventors: Vanderpool; Aaron O. (Gilbert, AZ), Taylor; Mitchell C. (Lake Oswego, OR)
Title: Implanting carbon to form P-type drain extensions
Patent Number: 7,015,108

Inventors: Vandevyver; Eric (Brussels, BE), Coisne; Jean-Marc (Boignee, BE), Lambert; Yves (Wemmel, BE)
Title: Process for the manufacture of a composite material, composite material and use thereof
Patent Number: 7,674,849

Inventors: Vangal; Sriram R. (Portland, OR), Hoskote; Yatin (Portland, OR), Borkar; Nitin Y. (Beaverton, OR), Xu; Jianping (Portland, OR), Erraguntla; Vasantha K. (Beaverton, OR), Borkar; Shekhar Y. (Beaverton, OR)
Title: Packet-based clock signal
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Inventors: Vanlaer; Antoine (Paris, FR), Desaga; Alain (Casablanca, MA)
Title: Composition, fuel and process for the reemulsification of a fuel based on vegetable and/or mineral oil
Patent Number: 8,668,748

Inventors: Vantilburg; Thomas L. (Huntley, IL)
Title: Carbon monoxide activated garage door opening system and associated method
Patent Number: 8,669,878

Inventors: Varadaraj; Ramesh (Flemington, NJ)
Title: Demulsification of emulsions by socillatory mixing
Patent Number: 7,014,773

Inventors: Varaprasad; Desaraju V. (Ann Arbor, MI)
Title: Titania coating and method of making same
Patent Number: 8,668,961

Inventors: Varshney; Sunil K. (Montreal, CA), Hnojewyi; Olexander (Emerald Hills, CA), Zhang; Jianxin (Dorval, CA), Rivelli; Patrick (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Polyanhydride polymers and their uses in biomedical devices
Patent Number: 7,674,285

Inventors: Vas; Victoria L. (Moulton, AL)
Title: Tie down and jack fitting assembly for helicopter
Patent Number: 8,672,270

Inventors: Veeraraghavan; Malathi (Charlottesville, VA)
Title: Methods and apparatus for automating testing of signalling transfer points
Patent Number: 7,012,992

Inventors: Velhal; Ravindra V. (Beaverton, OR), Deshmukh; Jeetendra G. (Portland, OR), Deshpande; Nikhil M. (Beaverton, OR)
Title: Apparatus, system and method capable of integrating a cellular phone stack in an extended firmware interface (EFI) layer
Patent Number: 8,670,757

Inventors: Venkatachary; Srinivasan (Sunnyvale, CA), Gupta; Pankaj (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Iterative compare operations using next success size bitmap
Patent Number: 7,676,444

Inventors: Venkataraman; Shobha (Jersey City, NJ), Pang; Jeffrey (Jersey City, NJ), Sen; Subhabrata (New Providence, NJ), Spatscheck; Oliver (Randolph, NJ)
Title: System for internet scale visualization and detection of performance events
Patent Number: 8,671,183

Inventors: Verbeek; Jan-Maarten (Weesp, NL), Van Der Meij; Paulus F. C. (Weesp, NL)
Title: Process for preparation of imidazolyl compounds
Patent Number: 7,015,333

Inventors: Vetro; Anthony (Short Hills, NJ), Sahinoglu; Zafer (Clifton, NJ), Bhatti; Ghulam (Union, NJ), Cukier; Johnas (Chester, NY), Matsubara; Fernando (Gillette, NJ)
Title: Environment aware services for mobile devices
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Inventors: Viala; Bernard (Sassenage, FR), Cyrille; Marie-Claire (Sinard, FR), Dieny; Bernard (Lans en Vercors, FR), Garello; Kevin (Locmaria-Plouzane, FR), Redon; Olivier (Seyssinet Pariset, FR)
Title: Method for producing a magnetic tunnel junction and magnetic tunnel junction thus obtained
Patent Number: 8,669,122

Inventors: Vinegar; Harold J. (Bellaire, TX), Karanikas; John Michael (Houston, TX)
Title: Treating tar sands formations with karsted zones
Patent Number: 7,673,681

Inventors: Violin; Jonathan D. (Durham, NC), Newton; Alexandra C. (San Diego, CA), Tsien; Roger Y. (La Jolla, CA), Zhang; Jin (Baltimore, MD)
Title: Chimeric phosphorylation indicator
Patent Number: 8,669,074

Inventors: Visca; Mario (Alessandria, IT), Lenti; Daria (Alessandria, IT), Malvasi; Marco (Alessandria, IT), Marchese; Enrico (Asti, IT)
Title: Fluoropolymer dispersions
Patent Number: 7,012,109

Inventors: Von Blucher; Hasso (Erkrath, DE)
Title: Drink receptacle, in particular drinking bag, composed of flexible composite material
Patent Number: 7,674,042

Inventors: Vorhees; Kevin H. (Raleigh, NC)
Title: System and method for indicating receipt paper supply in a receipt printer
Patent Number: 7,674,054

Inventors: Voronin; Georgiy (Orem, UT), Mourik; Nephi A (Provo, UT), Belnap; J. Daniel (Lindon, UT)
Title: Polycrystalline ultra-hard compact constructions
Patent Number: 8,672,061

Inventors: Vovan; Terry (Rialto, CA)
Title: Interconnecting food container system
Patent Number: 7,673,767

Inventors: Vreede; Olaf Theo Jos (Best, NL), Palm; Adrianus Johannes (Eindhoven, NL), Gijsbertse; Ronald (Riethoven, NL), Tillie; Fransiscus Antonius Josephus (Boxtel, NL)
Title: Sensor assembly, digital serial bus and protocol, sensor network, and lithographic apparatus and system
Patent Number: 7,676,342

Inventors: Vukic; Mathey (Baar, CH), Greter; Andy (Baar, CH)
Title: Metering dispenser
Patent Number: 8,672,193

Inventors: Vukovic; Mirjana (Ottawa, CA), Goodwill; Dominic (Kanata, CA), Bernier; Eric (Ottawa, CA)
Title: Method and system for configuring a connection-oriented packet network over a wavelength division multiplexed optical network
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Inventors: Vuong; Le Thuy (Petaluma, CA)
Title: Skin anti-oxidant enhancing formulation and associated method
Patent Number: 8,668,942

Inventors: Wada; Katsuaki (Tochigi, JP), Gombuchi; Takuya (Ibaraki, JP), Yoneta; Yasushi (Saitama, JP), Otsu; Yuichi (Tochigi, JP), Shibuya; Katsuhiko (Tochigi, JP), Nakakura; Norihiko (Tochigi, JP), Fischer; Rudiger (Pulheim, DE), Murata; Tetsuya (Tochigi, JP), Shimojo; Eiichi (Tochigi, JP)
Title: Heterocycle-substituted n-phenyl-phthalamide derivatives, related compounds and their use as insecticides
Patent Number: 7,674,807

Inventors: Wada; Yasuhiro (Okazaki, JP)
Title: Viscous coupling and suspension apparatus
Patent Number: 8,672,111

Inventors: Wagh; Arun S. (Naperville, IL), Natarajan; Ramkumar (Woodridge, IL), Kahn; David (Miami, FL)
Title: Light weight phosphate cements
Patent Number: 7,674,333

Inventors: Wagner; Orvin Edson (Rogue River, OR)
Title: Receivers and transmitters using dark matter waves
Patent Number: 8,669,917

Inventors: Waheed; Abdul (Valley Park, MO), Moxley; Michael A. (St. Louis, MO)
Title: Method for improving chemiluminescent signal
Patent Number: 7,674,629

Inventors: Wakahoi; Toshiya (Saitama, JP), Sato; Junichi (Saitama, JP)
Title: Fuel cell
Patent Number: 7,674,550

Inventors: Walker; Jay S. (Ridgefield, CT), Tulley; Stephen C. (Fairfield, CT), Jorasch; James A. (Stamford, CT)
Title: Products and processes for applying conditions to a lottery entry
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Inventors: Walker; Jay S. (Stamford, CT), Jorasch; James A. (New York, NY), Tedesco; Robert C. (Trumbull, CT), Fincham; Magdalena M. (Ridgefield, CT)
Title: Apparatus, systems and methods for facilitating a negative credit balance of a gaming device
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Inventors: Walker; Nolan Eugene (Houston, TX)
Title: Perfect planting tool
Patent Number: 7,673,698

Inventors: Walker; Peter Walker (Seal Beach, CA)
Title: Integrated corner casting locking mechanism for shipping containers
Patent Number: 7,014,234

Inventors: Wallace; Richard (Jaerfaella, SE), Bjorneklett; Are (Vaesteras, SE)
Title: Miniaturized integrated monopole antenna
Patent Number: 7,675,463

Inventors: Wallajapet; Palani Raj Ramaswami (Wauwatosa, WI), Romans-Hess; Alice Y. (Fremont, WI), Ta; Edwin T. (Menasha, WI), Qin; Jian (Appleton, WI)
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Inventors: Walsh; Nicolas R. (Fort Dodge, IA), Walsh; Kenneth T. (Fort Dodge, IA)
Title: Beverage lid dispenser including easy loading lid packaging
Patent Number: 7,673,773

Inventors: Wan; Shiang Wen (Sanchong, TW), Su; Yao Ching (Taoyuan, TW)
Title: Plasma display panel structure with shielding layer
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Inventors: Wanebo; Harold J. (East Greenwich, RI), Mehta; Shashikant (Warwick, RI)
Title: Combinations of ceramide and chemotherapeutic agents for inducing tumor cell death
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Inventors: Wang; Benzhong (Singapore, SG), Chua; Soo Jin (Singapore, SG)
Title: Method of fabricating periodic nano-structure arrays with different feature sizes
Patent Number: 7,674,717

Inventors: Wang; Changqing (Acton, MA), Xiao; Hong (Acton, MA), Chen; Yi (Wellesley, MA), Khaira; Amanjot S. (Boston, MA)
Title: System and method for migrating a large scale batch of customer accounts from one VoIP system to another VoIP system
Patent Number: 8,670,441

Inventors: Wang; Chih-Hsin (San Jose, CA)
Title: Method of forming floating-gate memory cell having trench structure with ballistic-charge injector, and the array of memory cells made thereby
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Inventors: Wang; Chun (Toronto, CA), Chow; Paul (Richmond Hill, CA), Sita; Richard K. (Audubon, NJ), Swan; Philip L. (Richmond Hill, CA)
Title: Tiled memory configuration for mapping video data and method thereof
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Inventors: Wang; Demin (Ottawa, CA), Vincent; Andre (Gatineau, CA), Blanchfield; Philip (Kanata, CA), Klepko; Robert (Kanata, CA)
Title: Image interpolation for motion/disparity compensation
Patent Number: 8,670,075

Inventors: Wang; Hongmei (Boise, ID), Beigel; Kurt D. (Boise, ID), Fishburn; Fred D. (Boise, ID), Yang; Rongsheng (Boise, ID)
Title: Methods of forming threshold voltage implant regions
Patent Number: 7,674,670

Inventors: Wang; Hu (Shaoxing, CN), Wu; Guo-Xin (Shaoxing, CN)
Title: Lift mechanism of tile-based game machine
Patent Number: 8,672,329

Inventors: Wang; James (Taichung, TW), Chen; Yung-Chuan (Da-an Township, Taichung County, TW)
Title: Pneumatic actuator structure
Patent Number: 8,671,672

Inventors: Wang; Jian (Orefield, PA)
Title: Freespace tunable optoelectronic device and method
Patent Number: 7,013,064

Inventors: Wang; Lung-Mi (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Structure of brewing device
Patent Number: 8,671,829

Inventors: Wang; Yin (Princeton, NJ), Wysocki; Gerard P. (Princeton, NJ), Xie; Feng (Painted Post, NY), Zah; Chung-En (Holmdel, NJ)
Title: Laser characterization system and process
Patent Number: 8,670,109

Inventors: Ward, III; Joseph G. (Dorchester, MA)
Title: Turntable-mounted keypad
Patent Number: 8,669,887

Inventors: Warner; Robert (Holmdel, NJ), Wang; James (San Marino, CA), Winters; Jack (Middletown, NJ)
Title: Wireless devices for process automation and verification
Patent Number: 8,669,846

Inventors: Washizawa; Teruyoshi (Kanagawa, JP), Asai; Akira (Kanagawa, JP), Tachihara; Masayoshi (Tokyo, JP), Sinjo; Katsuhiko (Saiwai-cho, JP), Yoshikawa; Nobuhiro (Saitama, JP)
Title: Optimum design method and apparatus, and program for the same
Patent Number: 7,676,350

Inventors: Wass; Lloyd G. (Ironton, MN), Krantz; Corey (Baxter, MN)
Title: Internal cross over valve
Patent Number: 7,013,911

Inventors: Watanabe; Daisuke (Tokyo, JP), Okayasu; Toshiyuki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Transfer measurement circuit
Patent Number: 7,676,343

Inventors: Watanabe; Hiroyuki (Minamiashigara, JP), Manabe; Chikara (Minamiashigara, JP), Shigematsu; Taishi (Minamiashigara, JP), Shimotani; Kei (Minamiashigara, JP), Shimizu; Masaaki (Ashigarakami-gun, JP)
Title: Electrical connection structure
Patent Number: 7,674,447

Inventors: Watanabe; Maki (Kagawa-ken, JP), Suzuki; Miou (Kagawa-ken, JP), Nakashita; Masashi (Kagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Disposable wearing article for fluid distribution having filled void, density gradient and spacer members
Patent Number: 7,015,370

Inventors: Watanabe; Makiko (Uji, JP)
Title: Liquid development apparatus, liquid development method and image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 7,676,180

Inventors: Watanabe; Takashi (Odawara, JP), Tabata; Kenzo (Odawara, JP)
Title: Data transfer control system
Patent Number: 7,013,371

Inventors: Watson; Bradford S. (Littleton, CO)
Title: Digital channelizer unit for processing multiple digital input signals
Patent Number: 7,675,985

Inventors: Watte; Jan (Grimbergen, BE), Daems; Daniel ('s-Gravenwezel, BE), Elenbaas; Jacco (Heyningen, NL), Hultermans; Twan (Tilburg, NL), Bolhaar; Ton (Wadenoyen, NL)
Title: Method and apparatus for splicing optical fibres
Patent Number: 7,014,372

Inventors: Watzele; Manfred (Weilheim, DE), Hoffmann; Thomas (Neu-Edingen, DE), Nemetz; Cordula (Wolfratshausen, DE), Heindl; Dieter (Tutzing, DE), Metzler; Thomas (Munich, DE), Mutter; Wolfgang (Bernried, DE)
Title: Method for improving the stability of linear DNA in cell-free in vitro transcription/translation systems
Patent Number: 7,011,958

Inventors: Weare; Christopher B. (Bellevue, WA)
Title: System for delivering recommendations
Patent Number: 7,013,238

Inventors: Weatherbee; Paul (Abilene, TX)
Title: Pulsatile blood pumping system
Patent Number: 7,014,605

Inventors: Weaver; Donald W. (Apollo Beach, FL), Waltz, III; Charles E. (Apollo Beach, FL)
Title: Bucket walker system
Patent Number: 7,674,207

Inventors: Webb; John David (Milton-Freewater, OR), Webb, Jr.; Robert Ralph (Milton-Freewater, OR), Clason; Michael Eugene (Ontario, OR), Humbert; Joe (Milton-Freewater, OR)
Title: Devices, systems, and methods for controlling fuel states for internal combustion engines
Patent Number: 8,671,918

Inventors: Webber; Paul M (Nipomo, CA)
Title: Holder for tablet computer
Patent Number: 8,672,374

Inventors: Wecht; Gerhard (Rimbach, DE)
Title: DC-DC converter circuit for converting an input voltage to an output voltage with a predetermined holdover time
Patent Number: 7,015,748

Inventors: Wedan; Steven R. (Savage, MN), Lloyd; Thomas W. (Spring Lake Park, MN), Ely; Kevin J. (Youngsville, NC)
Title: RF rejecting lead
Patent Number: 8,670,840

Inventors: Wei; Forrest B. (Herndon, VA)
Title: Automated packet switch carrier health monitoring process
Patent Number: 7,675,864

Inventors: Wei; Shu-Bin (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Multi-function printer and alarm method thereof
Patent Number: 8,669,867

Inventors: Weidner; Kevin Edward (Hummelstown, PA), Burkholder; Shawn William (Harrisburg, PA), Block; Michael J. (Carlisle, PA)
Title: Grounding methods and apparatus for connector assemblies
Patent Number: 7,014,480

Inventors: Weimer; Alan W (Niwot, CO), Dahl; Jaimee K (Superior, CO), Lewandowski; Allan A (Evergreen, CO), Bingham; Carl (Lakewood, CO), Raska Buechler; Karen J (Westminster, CO), Grothe; Willy (Boulder, CO)
Title: Solar-thermal reaction processing
Patent Number: 8,673,035

Inventors: Weiner; Michael L. (Webster, NY), Miller; Victor R. (Clarence, NY), Connelly; Patrick R. (Rochester, NY), Helfer; Jeffrey L. (Webster, NY)
Title: Device and method for preventing magnetic-resonance imaging induced damage
Patent Number: 7,015,393

Inventors: Weiss; Paul S. (State College, PA), Hatzor; Anat (State College, PA)
Title: Molecular ruler for scaling down nanostructures
Patent Number: 7,015,062

Inventors: Weissman; Paul (Brewster, NY), Bablani; Minoo (Reston, VA)
Title: Compact optical system
Patent Number: 7,675,684

Inventors: Wellbaum; Tom Q. (Beaverton, OR), Klausmeier; Daniel E. (Menlo Park, CA)
Title: Methods and apparatus for arbitrary concatenation in a switch
Patent Number: 7,016,357

Inventors: Wellen; Jeroen (Leusden, NL)
Title: Method and system for multiplexed optical information transport
Patent Number: 7,676,156

Inventors: Wells; Michael A. (Chandler, AZ), Mietus; David F. (Phoenix, AZ)
Title: Programmable current source and methods of use
Patent Number: 7,012,378

Inventors: Werner; Stefan (Allensbach, DE)
Title: Device and method for guiding at least two flow media
Patent Number: 7,674,089

Inventors: Wessells; Philip G. (Mill Valley, CA), Choy; Andrew Lee (San Francisco, CA), Woods; Michael E. (Brisbane, CA)
Title: Multiuse device mounting system and method
Patent Number: 8,672,278

Inventors: West; Brett Justin (Orem, UT), Jensen; Claude Jarakae (Cedar Hills, UT), Palu; Afa Kehaati (Orem, UT), Ogden; Robert V. (Cedar Hills, UT), Gerson; Scott (Brewster, NY)
Title: Method and formulation for treating candidiasis using morinda citrifolia
Patent Number: 7,014,873

Inventors: Westendorf; Neal W. (Dakota Dunes, SD), Langenfeld; Joseph W. (Onawa, IA), Gibler; Mitch (Onawa, IA)
Title: Front end loader, tractor, and method for attaching a front end loader
Patent Number: 7,014,411

Inventors: Westlund; Randy (Minneapolis, MN)
Title: Coronary vein lead having combination fixation features with lumen restriction and method therefor
Patent Number: 7,013,181

Inventors: Westra; Kenneth Lloyd (Edmonton, Alberta, CA), Moore; Brian (Edmonton, Alberta, CA)
Title: Method of making a high reflectivity micro mirror and a micro mirror
Patent Number: 7,016,128

Inventors: Westwick; Alan L. (Austin, TX), Paul; Susanne A. (Austin, TX)
Title: Circuit and method of establishing DC bias levels in an RF power amplifier
Patent Number: 7,675,364

Inventors: Westwood; Alistair D. (Kingwood, TX)
Title: Fabric with discrete elastic and plastic regions and method for making same
Patent Number: 8,668,975

Inventors: Wheeler; Lance E. (Remus, MI)
Title: Gambrel
Patent Number: 7,674,160

Inventors: Whetsel; Lee D. (Parker, TX)
Title: Core circuitry, input and output buffers, and four bypass switches
Patent Number: 8,669,776

Inventors: Whitehurst; Todd K. (Frazier Park, CA), Woods; Carla Mann (Los Angeles, CA), Meadows; Paul M. (Glendale, CA)
Title: Treatment of pain by brain stimulation
Patent Number: 7,013,177

Inventors: Whiteker; Gregory Todd (Charleston, WV), Klosin; Jerzy (Midland, MI), Gardner; Kelli Jo (Winfield, WV)
Title: Asymmetric catalysts prepared from optically active bisphosphites bridged by achiral diols
Patent Number: 7,015,360

Inventors: Whiting; Timothy R. (Chicago, IL), Murphy; Melanie (Oak Park, IL), Bowers; Scott E. (Chicago, IL), Wagner; Eugene J. (Schaumburg, IL), Badillo; Gilbert (Chicago, IL), Rao; Uma (Algonquin, IL), Haeuser; Anthony A. (Naperville, IL), Tiliks; Dianna I. (Elk Grove, IL), Blumenschein; Gordon L. (Woodridge, IL), Gruchala; Carol S. (Naperville, IL), Buell; Donald W. (Naperville, IL), Moss; John W. (Lake Zurich, IL)
Title: Direct route ISDN primary route interface
Patent Number: 8,670,547

Inventors: Wicher; Martina (Bissendorf, DE), Romermann; Frank (Osnabruck, DE)
Title: Support material for recording layers
Patent Number: 7,014,893

Inventors: Wiegand; Gerald (San Francisco, CA), Sackman; Erich (Muenchen, DE)
Title: Highly time resolved impedance spectroscopy
Patent Number: 7,015,701

Inventors: Wigren; Karl Torbjorn (Uppsala, SE), Lundqvist; Anders (Jarfalla, SE)
Title: Altitude determination and distribution in cellular communication systems
Patent Number: 7,676,232

Inventors: Wilkins; Eric G. (Bryant, AR)
Title: Graphite loaded silicon carbide and methods for making
Patent Number: 7,015,165

Inventors: Wilkins; Warren (Walnut, CA)
Title: Handkerchief with pouch
Patent Number: 7,013,494

Inventors: Williams; Carroll D. (Pocahontas, AR), Mandal; Dhruva (Vernon Hills, IL)
Title: Leakdown plunger
Patent Number: 7,013,857

Inventors: Williams; Herman (Loveland, OH)
Title: User wearable wire control system
Patent Number: 7,673,348

Inventors: Williams; Jim C. (Yorba Linda, CA), Russell; John Christopher Park (San Diego, CA)
Title: Digital rights management using a triangulating geographic locating device
Patent Number: 7,676,219

Inventors: Williams; Stephen P. (Morgan Hill, CA), Richards; C. Douglas (San Jose, CA), Hofland; Jonathan C. (San Jose, CA)
Title: E-block having improved resonance characteristics and improved fragility
Patent Number: 7,016,157

Inventors: Willis; Richard Lance (Lauderhill, FL)
Title: Adaptive equalizer for variable length sound tubes utilizing an acoustic pressure response measurement
Patent Number: 7,016,503

Inventors: Wills; Harold S. (Great Falls, VA), Steinberg; David A. (Washington, DC)
Title: Systems and methods for employing "pay-as-you-go" telecommunication services
Patent Number: 7,013,127

Inventors: Wilson; Todd G. (Spanish Fork, UT), Haase; Andreas Robert (Park City, UT)
Title: Dutch oven cook station apparatus and method
Patent Number: 8,668,949

Inventors: Winter; Martin Alexander (Kelkheim, DE), Metz; Hans Joachim (Darmstadt, DE), Harz; Andreas (Schwalbach, DE), Pfrengle; Andreas (Bingen, DE)
Title: Oxalkylation products produced from epoxides and amines and their use in pigment preparations
Patent Number: 7,014,699

Inventors: Winters; Gregory (Snohomish, WA)
Title: Methods and systems for detecting coin fraud in coin-counting machines and other devices
Patent Number: 7,014,029

Inventors: Wohlstadter; Jacob N. (Rockville, MD), Wilbur; James (Germantown, MD), Sigal; George (Rockville, MD), Martin; Mark (Rockville, MD), Guo; Liang-Hong (Gaithersburg, MD), Fischer; Alan (Cambridge, MA), Leland; Jon (Silver Spring, MD), Billadeau; Mark A. (Mt. Airy, MD), Helms; Larry R. (Germantown, MD), Darvari; Ramin (Waltham, MA)
Title: Multi-array, multi-specific electrochemiluminescence testing
Patent Number: 7,015,046

Inventors: Wojtowicz; David J. (Orland Park, IL), St. Germain; Thomas (Bridgeview, IL), Liss; Mitchell (Northbrook, IL), Dunaj; Al (Chicago, IL)
Title: Inside wrap post coupler accommodating beam rivet
Patent Number: 8,672,577

Inventors: Wolber; Ralph (Spaichingen, DE), Kizele; Rainer (Tuttlingen, DE), Haeussler; Wolfgang (Rottweil, DE), Bachmann; Peter (Trossingen, DE)
Title: Device for adjustment of rotation angles
Patent Number: 7,015,688

Inventors: Wong; Kam Hoi (Hong Kong, HK)
Title: Irrigation system
Patent Number: 7,673,418

Inventors: Worthington; Brian Glenn (Dunellen, NJ), Greer; Lester (Sandpoint, ID)
Title: Dispenser cap with selectable reservoirs
Patent Number: 8,672,185

Inventors: Wortmann; Andreas (Wurzburg, DE), Luthje; Holger (Halstenbek, DE)
Title: Method and device for determination of the wear resistance of a surface
Patent Number: 7,013,705

Inventors: Wu; Chii-Ming (Taipei, TW), Lin; Cheng-Tung (Jhudong, TW), Wang; Mei-Yun (Chu-Pei, TW), Chang; Chih-Wei (Hsin-Chu, TW), Shue; Shau-Lin (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Method of forming silicided gate structure
Patent Number: 7,015,126

Inventors: Wu; Enboa (Taipei, TW), Yang; Rou-Ching (Taipei, TW), San; Kuo-Ching (Yongkang, TW)
Title: Tunable long period fiber grating structure and fabrication method
Patent Number: 7,013,066

Inventors: Wu; Gordon (Taipei, TW)
Title: Test mechanism for testing connection port of electronic apparatus
Patent Number: 7,015,686

Inventors: Wu; Kee-Rong (Kaohsiung, TW), Shyu; Yu-Tsuen (Kaohsiung, TW), Hung; Chung-Hsuang (Kaohsiung, TW), Sun; Jui-Ching (Kaohsiung, TW), Wu; Jiing-Kate (Tainan, TW)
Title: Device with microbubble-induced superhydrophobic surfaces for drag reduction and biofouling prevention and device for biofouling prevention
Patent Number: 8,671,862

Inventors: Wu; Shenshen (North Dartmouth, MA), Ricci; Shawn (New Bedford, MA)
Title: Compositions for golf balls
Patent Number: 7,014,574

Inventors: Xiao; Ping (East Palo Alto, CA), Bereza; William W. (Nepean, CA), Ding; Weiying (Saratoga, CA), Moussavi; Mohsen (Kanata, CA)
Title: Thermometer-code-to-binary encoders
Patent Number: 7,675,440

Inventors: Xu; Jizheng (Beijing, CN), Li; Shipeng (Redmond, WA), Zhang; Ya-Qin (Bellevue, WA)
Title: Video coding using wavelet transform and sub-band transposition
Patent Number: 7,675,976

Inventors: Xu; Qiwang (Chongqing, CN), Liu; Junkang (Chongqing, CN), Yuan; Zetao (Chongqing, CN)
Title: Use of N-acetyl-D-glucosamine in the manufacture of pharmaceutical useful for preventing and treating sexual disorder
Patent Number: 7,015,207

Inventors: Xu; Yuan (Singapore, SG), Chen; Mei Ma (Singapore, SG), Li; Zhongli (Singapore, SG), Lim; Chee Yen (Singapore, SG), Tan; Pei Ying Joyce (Singapore, SG)
Title: Methods and moulds for use in fabricating side-ported microneedles
Patent Number: 8,671,544

Inventors: Yagi; Hideyuki (Toyohashi, JP), Takeuchi; Masanori (Nukata-gun, JP)
Title: Motor apparatus
Patent Number: 7,673,366

Inventors: Yamada; Fujiki (Ama-gun, JP)
Title: Electronic control unit
Patent Number: 7,013,241

Inventors: Yamada; Kazuhiko (Kanagawa, JP), Kasahara; Nobuyuki (Kanagawa, JP), Toyota; Yoshinori (Kanagawa, JP), Suzuki; Chitoshi (Ibaraki, JP), Ikai; Shigeru (Ibaraki, JP), Hatano; Hiroshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Method for continuously producing a polyether
Patent Number: 7,012,164

Inventors: Yamada; Osamu (Tokyo, JP), Matsuura; Takahiro (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus and method, and recording medium
Patent Number: 7,013,042

Inventors: Yamada; Yukifumi (Toyota, JP), Nihonmatsu; Hideo (Anjo, JP)
Title: Seat device for vehicle
Patent Number: 7,014,265

Inventors: Yamagishi; Hiroyuki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Decoding apparatus and method and information processing apparatus and method
Patent Number: 7,676,734

Inventors: Yamagiwa; Toshio (Saitama, JP), Harada; Tomoyuki (Saitama, JP), Kawasaki; Hiroyuki (Saitama, JP)
Title: Tire air pressure detecting device
Patent Number: 7,015,803

Inventors: Yamaguchi; Hiroshi (Ashigarakami-gun, JP)
Title: Image capturing system, image capturing method, and recording medium
Patent Number: 7,675,017

Inventors: Yamaguchi; Hiroshi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus
Patent Number: 7,012,715

Inventors: Yamaguchi; Hiroyoshi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Actuator provided with locking mechanism
Patent Number: 7,013,792

Inventors: Yamaguchi; Shinji (Tokyo, JP), Naka; Masato (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Kashiwagi; Hiroyuki (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Itoh; Masamitsu (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Mask inspection apparatus and mask inspection method
Patent Number: 8,669,522

Inventors: Yamaji; Takahiro (Tokyo, JP), Hisatomi; Kazukuni (Tokyo, JP), Hayashi; Koji (Tokyo, JP), Kuroiwa; Masakazu (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Shielded connector
Patent Number: 7,674,134

Inventors: Yamakawa; Kengo (Kawasaki, JP), Aoki; Kenji (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Robot hand for transferring an article in a housing, and a library apparatus equipped with the robot hand for transferring and article stored in a rack
Patent Number: 7,016,144

Inventors: Yamamoto; Atsuko (Kawasaki, JP), Matsumoto; Yoshiya (Kawasaki, JP), Murayama; Kazunori (Kawasaki, JP), Tanaka; Hiroyuki (Kawasaki, JP), Sakashita; Hiroaki (Kawasaki, JP), Kajiwara; Yoshifumi (Kawasaki, JP), Ishikawa; Takehisa (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Electronic apparatus and enclosure assembly therefor
Patent Number: 7,673,998

Inventors: Yamamoto; Hirotaka (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Ink jet recording sheet
Patent Number: 7,014,894

Inventors: Yamamoto; Izumi (Nishitokyo, JP)
Title: Vibration gyro
Patent Number: 7,673,511

Inventors: Yamamoto; Kenji (Kanagawa, JP), Sato; Katsutoshi (Tokyo, JP), Nishi; Noriaki (Kanagawa, JP), Kanaya; Midori (Tokyo, JP), Makita; Shinya (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Optical pickup for three different types of optical discs and recording and/or reproducing apparatus using same
Patent Number: 7,675,834

Inventors: Yamamoto; Osamu (Tochigi, JP)
Title: X-ray imaging apparatus
Patent Number: 7,015,478

Inventors: Yamamoto; Tatsuhiro (Kashiwara, JP), Takaoka; Manabu (Kashiba, JP)
Title: Motor operated power steering device
Patent Number: 7,014,009

Inventors: Yamasaki; Ryo (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Focus detection apparatus and optical apparatus
Patent Number: 7,676,147

Inventors: Yamashita; Atsushi (Kawasaki, JP), Tetsuka; Akiko (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Base station control equipment, mobile station equipment, and radio communication system
Patent Number: 7,013,144

Inventors: Yamauchi; Himio (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Image processing device and image processing method to detect and remove image noises
Patent Number: 7,676,111

Inventors: Yamauchi; Hiroyuki (Osaka, JP), Yoshida; Tadahiro (Osaka, JP)
Title: Signal transmitting receiving apparatus
Patent Number: 7,012,447

Inventors: Yamazaki; Daichi (Toyota, JP), Kurata; Naoki (Aichi-ken, JP), Sakai; Mitsuto (Toyota, JP), Akita; Tatsuhiko (Toyota, JP)
Title: Fuel injector for internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 7,013,872

Inventors: Yamazaki; Shunpei (Setagaya, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device and manufacturing method thereof
Patent Number: 7,015,141

Inventors: Yamazaki; Shunpei (Setagaya, JP), Nakajima; Setsuo (Atsugi, JP), Miyairi; Hidekazu (Atsugi, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing a semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,015,083

Inventors: Yamazaki; Shunpei (Setagaya, JP), Ohtani; Hisashi (Atsugi, JP), Koyama; Jun (Atsugi, JP), Teramoto; Satoshi (Atsugi, JP)
Title: Reflective liquid crystal display panel and device using same
Patent Number: 7,675,583

Inventors: Yamazaki; Shunpei (Setagaya, JP), Yamaguchi; Naoaki (Yokohama, JP), Nakajima; Setsuo (Sagamihara, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device and method for producing it
Patent Number: 7,675,060

Inventors: Yamazaki; Shunpei (Tokyo, JP)
Title: EL display device and manufacturing method thereof
Patent Number: 7,012,300

Inventors: Yamazaki; Shunpei (Tokyo, JP), Asami; Taketomi (Kanagawa, JP), Takayama; Toru (Kanagawa, JP), Kawasaki; Ritsuko (Kanagawa, JP), Adachi; Hiroki (Kanagawa, JP), Sakamoto; Naoya (Kanagawa, JP), Hayakawa; Masahiko (Kanagawa, JP), Shibata; Hiroshi (Kanagawa, JP), Arai; Yasuyuki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device and method of fabricating the same
Patent Number: 7,015,505

Inventors: Yamazaki; Tatsuya (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Shake correcting device, shake correcting method and control program for implementing the method
Patent Number: 7,675,548

Inventors: Yanagawa; Katsuhiko (Inagi, JP), Okutsu; Toshihisa (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Data processing apparatus configured to load a program corresponding to each of a plurality of functions into a memory and execute the loaded program, and method for loading programs in the data processing apparatus
Patent Number: 7,676,658

Inventors: Yanai; Hirokazu (Osaka, JP)
Title: Identification method of data point distribution area on coordinate plane and recording medium
Patent Number: 8,670,605

Inventors: Yang; Bin (Stuttgart, DE)
Title: Automatic frequency correction for mobile radio receivers
Patent Number: 7,016,404

Inventors: Yang; Cheng-Chang (Taoyuan, TW), Lei; Guang-Ming (Taoyaun, TW), Lai; Yu-Chi (Taoyuan, TW)
Title: Light emitting diode circuit having even current
Patent Number: 7,675,240

Inventors: Yang; Chih-Hsiung (Kaohsiung, TW)
Title: Unmanned trackless order picking forklift system
Patent Number: 8,670,892

Inventors: Yang; Ching-His (Taipei, TW)
Title: Fixed-address digital data access system
Patent Number: 7,016,253

Inventors: Yang; Nam-Choul (Suwon-si, KR), Lee; Jong-Ki (Suwon-si, KR), Kim; Sung-Su (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Photoelectric conversion module
Patent Number: 8,669,468

Inventors: Yang; Peidong (Berkeley, CA), Deng; Tao (Somerville, MA), Whitesides; George M. (Newton, MA), Stucky; Galen (Goleta, CA), Zhao; Dongyaun (Shanghai 200433, CN), Chmelka; Bradley (Goleta, CA), Pine; David (Santa Barbara, CA), Feng; Pingyun (Goleta, CA)
Title: Method of forming mesoscopically structured material
Patent Number: 7,014,799

Inventors: Yang; Sam (Boise, ID), Agarwal; Vishnu K. (Boise, ID)
Title: Metal oxynitride capacitor barrier layer
Patent Number: 7,015,527

Inventors: Yang; Ta-Jung (Taoyuan Hsien, TW)
Title: Power connector with an adjustable opening
Patent Number: 7,014,516

Inventors: Yang; Tsun-Neng (Taoyuan, TW)
Title: Method for fabricating white-light-emitting flip-chip diode having silicon quantum dots
Patent Number: 7,674,641

Inventors: Yaniv; Zvi (Austin, TX)
Title: Remote identification of explosives and other harmful materials
Patent Number: 7,674,628

Inventors: Yano; Kazuyoshi (Tokyo, JP), Yabuki; Keiko (Tokyo, JP), Hashimoto; Takaaki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Electronic device and information reproduction system
Patent Number: 7,012,193

Inventors: Yano; Toru (Tokyo, JP), Shigeno; Koichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Optical recording material and optical recording medium
Patent Number: 7,674,569

Inventors: Yano; Yoshihiko (Tokyo, JP), Oike; Tomoyuki (Tokyo, JP), Takahashi; Masaki (Tokyo, JP), Nagano; Katsuto (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Phosphor thin film, preparation method, and EL panel
Patent Number: 7,011,896

Inventors: Yano; Yukiteru (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Lens apparatus and image taking apparatus
Patent Number: 7,016,123

Inventors: Yasui; Yuji (Saitama, JP), Hashimoto; Eiji (Saitama, JP)
Title: Catalyst degradation determination device for exhaust purification system
Patent Number: 8,671,660

Inventors: Yazaki; Takeki (Hachioji, JP), Ishikawa; Yuichi (Hachioji, JP)
Title: Packet forwarding apparatus with packet controlling functions
Patent Number: 7,012,890

Inventors: Yeh; Jhy-Neng (Taoyuan County, TW)
Title: Deblocking method according to computing mode determined from a first value and a second value, the second value determined according to precisely eight pixels
Patent Number: 7,676,109

Inventors: Yemini; Yechiam (Fort Lee, NJ), Florissi; Danilo (Briarcliff Manor, NY), Dailianas; Apostolos (Xalandri, GR)
Title: Using electronic security value units to control access to a resource
Patent Number: 7,013,296

Inventors: Yeung; Michael (Mission Viejo, CA), Shahindoust; Amir (Laguna Niguel, CA), Krishna; Girish R. (Torrance, CA)
Title: System and method for monitoring configuration changes in a document processing device
Patent Number: 7,676,668

Inventors: Yokoyama; Aki (Fuji, JP), Ninomiya; Tomoko (Fuji, JP)
Title: Airbag device
Patent Number: 7,673,900

Inventors: Yokoyama; Masafumi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Light source for an optical apparatus in which the amount of light emission is controlled at a constant level
Patent Number: 7,015,446

Inventors: Yoneda; Koji (Narashino, JP), Saito; Atsushi (Narashino, JP), Naoi; Yasufumi (Narashino, JP)
Title: EL insert molding
Patent Number: 7,014,908

Inventors: Yoneda; Tomoya (Shimofusa-machi, JP), Sugawa; Shigetoshi (Atsugi, JP), Koizumi; Toru (Yokohama, JP), Kochi; Tetsunobu (Hiratsuka, JP)
Title: Amplification-type solid state imaging device with reduced shading
Patent Number: 7,016,089

Inventors: Yonehara; Takao (Kawasaki, JP), Yamagata; Kenji (Sagamihara, JP), Sekiguchi; Yoshinobu (Machida, JP), Nishi; Kojiro (Irvine, CA)
Title: Semiconductor member, semiconductor article manufacturing method, and LED array using the manufacturing method
Patent Number: 8,670,015

Inventors: Yoo; Jang-Hoon (Seoul, KR), Lee; Chul-Woo (Kyungki-do, KR), Cho; Kun-Ho (Kyungki-do, KR), Seong; Pyong-Yong (Seoul, KR)
Title: Optical recording and pickup head for digital versatile disc compatible with read-writable compact disc by adopting flat plate lens having staircase type diffraction grating structure
Patent Number: 7,016,291

Inventors: Yoon; Hyuck Soo (Chungcheongbuk-do, KR)
Title: Device information writing circuit
Patent Number: 7,012,844

Inventors: Yoon; Jae-Man (Seoul, KR), Park; Dong-gun (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Jin; Gyo-young (Seoul, KR), Makoto; Yoshida (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Park; Tai-su (Seoul, KR)
Title: Double gate field effect transistor and method of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 7,015,106

Inventors: Yoon; Jae-Seung (Songnam-shi, KR), Chun; Kyong-Joon (Seoul, KR), Chun; Byung-Jin (Suwon-shi, KR)
Title: Antenna array apparatus and beamforming method using GPS signal for base station in mobile telecommunication system
Patent Number: 7,013,165

Inventors: Yoon; Sang Heon (Seoul, KR), Chang; Jae Won (Seoul, KR), Park; Young Hwan (Seoul, KR), Shin; Gap Su (Seoul, KR), Pyo; Joon Ho (Seoul, KR)
Title: Dishwasher
Patent Number: 8,673,090

Inventors: Yoon; Soo (Seoul, KR)
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Inventors: Yoon; Sung-Pyo (Songnam-shi, KR), Lee; Ki-Tae (Taegu-Kwangyokshi, KR), Hwang; Chang-Hwan (Koyang-shi, KR), Park; Sang-Jun (Seoul, KR)
Title: Glove-type data input device and sensing method thereof
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Inventors: Yoon; Woo-Young (Suwon, KR)
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Inventors: Yoon; Young Hwan (Seoul, KR)
Title: Train load measuring system and method thereof
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Inventors: York; Robert A (Santa Barbara, CA)
Title: Tunable bridge circuit
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Inventors: Yoshida; Iwao (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Exhaust purification apparatus and method for internal combustion engine
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Inventors: Yoshida; Takeshi (Hiroshima, JP), Iwata; Atsushi (Hiroshima, JP), Sasaki; Mamoru (Hiroshima, JP), Akagi; Miho (Kanagawa, JP), Goto; Kunihiko (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Analog to digital converter circuit of successive approximation type operating at low voltage
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Inventors: Yoshida; Yasushi (Kiryu, JP), Tamura; Masayuki (Kiryu, JP)
Title: Vehicle window opening/closing device
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Inventors: Yoshikawa; Hiroki (Hiratsuka, JP), Hisada; Takanori (Yokohama, JP), Ohishi; Tetsu (Hiratsuka, JP), Hirata; Koji (Yokohama, JP), Imafuku; Daisuke (Fujisawa, JP)
Title: Image display device and Fresnel lens sheet used therefor
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Inventors: Yoshikawa; Masatoshi (Yokohama, JP), Takagishi; Masayuki (Kawasaki, JP), Kamiguchi; Yuzo (Yokohama, JP), Yuasa; Hiromi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Magnetoresistive head with first and second pairs of antiferromagnetic films imparting magnetic bias to first and second magnetization free layers and perpendicular magnetic recording-reproducing apparatus
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Inventors: Yoshimi; Takanobu (Tokyo, JP), Hida; Masato (Tokyo, JP), Fukazawa; Takeki (Tokyo, JP), Ogura; Kouta (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Connector
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Inventors: Yoshimura; Shotaro (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus with at least two alternately-controlled electric heating elements
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Title: Door attaching apparatus
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Inventors: Yu; Brian (Hawthorne, CA)
Title: Board game with movable neutral playing pieces
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Inventors: Yu; Gyeong-ho (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Data receiving apparatus and control method thereof
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Inventors: Yuan; Wei (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Electrical contact with two contating portions and electrical connector with the same
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Inventors: Yuasa; Hiromi (Yokohama, JP), Yoda; Hiroaki (Kawasaki, JP), Kamiguchi; Yuzo (Yokohama, JP), Nagata; Tomohiko (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Magnetoresistance effect element, magnetic head and magnetic reproducing system having pillar electrodes
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Title: Dynamic DC offset removal apparatus and dynamic DC offset removal method
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Inventors: Yuki; Toshinao (Yamagata, JP)
Title: Self-emission panel and method of fabricating the same
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Title: Electromechanical non-volatile memory devices
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Inventors: Yung; Benjamin Yat Ming (Tao-Yuan, TW)
Title: Detecting recurrence and high stage bladder carcinoma
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Title: Methods of converting amorphous drug substance into crystalline form
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Inventors: Zeng; Qingyong (Jiangsu, CN)
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Title: Wire mesh seal element with soft flat and hard round wires
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Inventors: Zhang; Jinyun (Cambridge, MA), Huang; Xiaozhou (Baton Rouge, LA)
Title: Method and system for reducing peak-to-average power for OFDM signals
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Inventors: Zhang; Qin (Champaign, IL), Gao; Yingjie (Qinhuangdao, CN), Kong; Xiangdong (Qinhuangdao, CN)
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Inventors: Zhang; Wen-Xiang (Shenzhen, CN), Yu; Guang (Shenzhen, CN), He; Li (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: LED lamp with a heat dissipation device
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Title: Spine distraction implant and method
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