Sunday, July 21 2019


Weekly Report

Expired Patents

Inventors: Abadeer; Wagdi W. (Essex Junction, VT), Kamal, legal representative; Lillian (Saratoga, CA), Chatty; Kiran V. (Essex Junction, VT), Gauthier, Jr.; Robert J. (Essex Junction, VT), Rankin; Jed H. (Essex Junction, VT), Shi; Yun (Essex Junction, VT), Tonti; William R. (Essex Junction, VT)
Title: High-voltage SOI MOS device structure and method of fabrication
Patent Number: 7,939,395

Inventors: Abadeer; Wagdi W. (Jericho, VT), Chatty; Kiran V. (Williston, VT), Gauthier, Jr.; Robert J. (Hinesburg, VT), Rankin; Jed H. (Richmond, VT), Robison; Robert (Colchester, VT), Shi; Yun (South Burlington, VT), Tonti; William R. (Essex Junction, VT)
Title: Back-end-of-line resistive semiconductor structures
Patent Number: 7,939,911

Inventors: Abbasfar; Aliazam (Mountain View, CA), Aryanfar; Farshid (Allen, TX)
Title: Communication using continuous-phase modulated signals
Patent Number: 9,031,164

Inventors: Abe; Koji (Yamaguchi, JP), Miyoshi; Kazuhiro (Yamaguchi, JP), Kawabe; Kazuyuki (Yamaguchi, JP)
Title: Nonaqueous electrolyte solution and electrochemical element using same
Patent Number: 9,029,024

Inventors: Abuljadayel; Ilham Saleh (London, GB)
Title: Method of preparing an undifferentiated cell
Patent Number: 7,220,412

Inventors: Adachi; Nobuyuki (Saitama, JP)
Title: Zoom lens
Patent Number: 9,030,754

Inventors: Adameck; Markus (Lippstadt, DE)
Title: Motor vehicle camera display apparatus and method
Patent Number: 7,940,305

Inventors: Adams; Paul (Enumclaw, WA)
Title: Protective shelter
Patent Number: 7,938,134

Inventors: Adams; Phillip M. (Henderson, NV)
Title: Time-gap defect detection apparatus and method
Patent Number: 7,941,576

Inventors: Adcox; Timothy D. (Ponder, TX), Kimbrough; Mahlon D. (Bedford, TX)
Title: Media access control address translation for a fiber to the home system
Patent Number: 7,941,559

Inventors: Adriaens; Peter (Brighton, MI), Vannela; Raveender (Ann Arbor, MI)
Title: Dnazymes and sensors incorporating the same
Patent Number: 7,939,648

Inventors: Afzali-Ardakani; Ali (Ossining, NY), Sekaric; Lidija (Mount Kisco, NY)
Title: Semiconductor nanowire electromagnetic radiation sensor
Patent Number: 7,940,381

Inventors: Agata; Hideyuki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Information processing device and program
Patent Number: 7,941,032

Inventors: Agrawal; Siddharth (Santa Clara, CA), Parker; Robert (Beijing, CN), Zhang; Dachuan (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Composition of electronic document layout
Patent Number: 7,941,749

Inventors: Ahmadi; Sassan (Portland, OR)
Title: Dynamic/static transport channel to physical channel mapping in broadband wireless access systems
Patent Number: 7,940,723

Inventors: Ahmed; Elsayed (Cairo, EG), Yousef; Nabil (Foothill Ranch, CA)
Title: Robust technique for frame synchronization in DAB-IP systems
Patent Number: 7,940,759

Inventors: Ahn; Keun Hee (Incheon-si, KR)
Title: Timing recovery device
Patent Number: 7,221,715

Inventors: Ahn; Kwang-Soon (Suwon-si, KR), Lee; Ji-Won (Suwon-si, KR), Lee; Wha-Sup (Suwon-si, KR), Choi; Jae-Man (Suwon-si, KR), Shin; Byong-Cheol (Suwon-si, KR), Park; Joung-Won (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Solar cell and method of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 7,939,749

Inventors: Ahuja; Bhupendra K. (Fremont, CA), Vu; Hoa (Milpitas, CA), Laber; Carlos (Los Altos, CA)
Title: Precision floating gate reference temperature coefficient compensation circuit and method
Patent Number: 7,221,209

Inventors: Aiache; Jean-Marc (Clermont-Ferrand, FR), Serpin; Gilbert (Clermont-Ferrand, FR), El Meski; Said (Beaumont, FR), Tourrette; Philippe (Clavette, FR)
Title: Intraocular lens containing releasable medication
Patent Number: 7,939,097

Inventors: Aikawa; Naoyuki (Shiga, JP), Morichi; Tohru (Shiga, JP), Wakasa; Yukio (Shiga, JP)
Title: Weight measurement apparatus, method of eliminating noise and method of designing digital filter
Patent Number: 7,222,144

Inventors: Akahane; Fujio (Nagano, JP), Takashima; Nagamitsu (Nagano, JP), Hakeda; Kazushige (Nagano, JP), Uesugi; Ryoji (Nagano, JP), Koike; Yasunori (Nagano, JP)
Title: Fine forging method, manufacturing method of liquid ejection head, and liquid ejection head
Patent Number: 7,219,983

Inventors: Akai; Tomonori (Tokyo, JP), Ueno; Shigehiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Electroluminescence device and functional device
Patent Number: 7,939,999

Inventors: Akimoto; Hajime (Kokubunji, JP), Miyazawa; Toshio (Chiba, JP)
Title: Pixel circuits and methods for displaying an image on a display device
Patent Number: 9,030,403

Inventors: Akiyoshi; Kozo (Tokyo, JP), Akiyoshi; Nobuo (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image coding method and apparatus and image decoding method and apparatus
Patent Number: 7,221,409

Inventors: Al-Jamaan; Mansour A. KH. (Rawda, KW)
Title: Two-piece electric coffee maker
Patent Number: 9,027,464

Inventors: Al-Zahrani; Saeed Mohammed (Riyadh, SA), Rahman; Ateeq (Riyadh, SA), Ali; Ilias (Riyadh, SA), Elliethy; Rabeh H. (Riyadh, SA)
Title: Activated nano carbon and nano composite containing activated nano carbon, as well as methods for their preparation
Patent Number: 9,028,964

Inventors: Aldersley; Michael F. (Kingston, NY)
Title: Three-dimensional periodic table
Patent Number: 7,938,646

Inventors: Alex; Peter (Cloverville, CA), Chisholm; Ronald R. (Truro, CA)
Title: Container shut-off valve with venting
Patent Number: 7,219,693

Inventors: Alexander; Katharyn Maris (New Paltz, NY)
Title: Cocktail-ring with self-defense alarm
Patent Number: 9,030,317

Inventors: Alfano; James R. (Lincoln, NE), Collmer; Alan (Ithaca, NY), Cartinhour; Samuel W. (Ithaca, NY), Schneider; David J. (Trumansburg, NY)
Title: Pseudomonas avr and hop proteins, their encoding nucleic acids, and use thereof
Patent Number: 7,220,583

Inventors: Alfermann; Timothy J. (Noblesville, IN), El-Antably; Ahmed M. (Indianapolis, IN), Mc Grew, Jr.; Arthur L. (Plainfield, IN), Lucas; Charles B. (Indianapolis, IN), Holmes; Alan G. (Clarkston, MI)
Title: Method for producing a stator assembly
Patent Number: 7,937,823

Inventors: Ali; Arish (Bellevue, WA), Aust; Brian S. (Redmond, WA), Hellyar; Paul S. (Kirkland, WA), Grossman; Joel K. (Redmond, WA)
Title: Methods and systems for dynamically creating user interfaces
Patent Number: 7,222,292

Inventors: Allen; Eddie E. (Street, MD), Strade; Thomas D. (Orchard Park, NY), Coley; Christopher (Morgan Hill, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for increasing effective contrast ratio and brightness yields for digital light valve image projectors
Patent Number: 7,220,006

Inventors: Allen; Ira L. (Dallas, TX), Clevenger; Lawrence A. (LaGrangeville, NY), Petrarca; Kevin S. (Newburgh, NY), Radens; Carl J. (LaGrangeville, NY)
Title: RFID tag with environmental sensor
Patent Number: 9,030,295

Inventors: Amagasa; Yoshinori (Tokyo, JP), Michishige; Tatsuya (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Power window system for vehicle
Patent Number: 7,221,065

Inventors: Ambrozy; Rel S. (Arlington, VA), Litcher; Jade (Raleigh, NC), Jones; Raymond C. (Leesburg, VA)
Title: Stimulus indicating device employing polymer gels
Patent Number: 7,940,605

Inventors: Amendola; Steven C. (Ocean, NJ), Binder; Michael (Brooklyn, NY), Sharp-Goldman; Stefanie L. (East Brunswick, NJ), Kelly; Michael T. (Plainsboro, NJ), Petillo; Phillip J. (Ocean, NJ)
Title: System for hydrogen generation
Patent Number: 7,220,290

Inventors: Ames; Steve (Westminster, MA), Bialkowski; Jan (Hopkinton, MA), Byrne; Donal (Saratoga, CA), Cave; Dennis (Acton, MA)
Title: Method and apparatus for forwarding traffic between locally attached networks using level 3 addressing information
Patent Number: 7,222,188

Inventors: Ammar; Danny F. (Windermere, FL)
Title: Multi-channel radiometer imaging system
Patent Number: 7,221,139

Inventors: Amou; Satoru (Hitachi, JP), Abe; Tomiya (Hitachi, JP), Shanai; Daisuke (Hitachi, JP), Komatsu; Hiroaki (Hitachi, JP), Murakami; Kenichi (Hitachi, JP)
Title: Adhesive composition, varnish, adhesive film and wiring film
Patent Number: 9,028,970

Inventors: Anantharaman; Sundar (Redmond, WA), Rao; Deepak (Bellevue, WA), Guo; Xin (Mill Creek, WA), Chopra; Dhruv (Bellevue, WA)
Title: Tunneling of remote desktop sessions through firewalls
Patent Number: 7,941,551

Inventors: Anders; Kelley L. (East New Market, MD), Hewitt; Trudy L. (Cary, NC)
Title: Determining a replacement document owner
Patent Number: 9,031,887

Inventors: Andersen; Per Just (Santa Barbara, CA), Hodson; Simon K. (Santa Barbara, CA)
Title: Extruded fiber reinforced cementitious products having stone-like properties and methods of making the same
Patent Number: 9,028,606

Inventors: Anderson; Frank Edward (Sadieville, KY), Bernard; David Laurier (Lexington, KY), Dryer; Paul William (Lexington, KY), Joyner, II; Burton Lee (Lexington, KY), McNees; Andrew Lee (Lexington, KY), Strunk; Timothy Lowell (Georgetown, KY), Sullivan; Carl Edmond (Stamping Ground, KY)
Title: Heater chips with silicon die bonded on silicon substrate and methods of fabricating the heater chips
Patent Number: 7,938,513

Inventors: Anderson; Frank Edward (Sadieville, KY), Dixon; Michael John (Richmond, KY), Hall; Eric Spencer (Lexington, KY), Klemo; Elios (Lexington, KY), McKinley; Bryan Dale (Lexington, KY), Singh; Jeanne Marie Saldanha (Lexington, KY)
Title: Composite ceramic substrate for micro-fluid ejection head
Patent Number: 7,937,835

Inventors: Anderson; Peter R. (Glenview, IL), Barclay; Brian J. (Atlanta, GA), Guinn; Andrew C. (Chicago, IL), Robbins; Richard B. (Glenview, IL), Schwartz; Richard T. (Chicago, IL)
Title: Autoplay mechanism for wagering game systems
Patent Number: 9,028,321

Inventors: Anderson; Robert B. (Largo, FL), Gilbert; Michael A. (Seminole, FL), Watson; Mark W. (New Port Richey, FL)
Title: Apparatus for electromagentically shielding a portion of a circuit board
Patent Number: 7,939,766

Inventors: Anderson; Shannon L. (Rocklin, CA)
Title: Short belt for pants
Patent Number: 7,937,776

Inventors: Andersson; Christian (Gotborg, SE), Grundberg; Jan (Torslanda, SE), Hjelle; Tommy (Torslanda, SE)
Title: Battery charging system for a hybrid electric vehicle
Patent Number: 9,030,162

Inventors: Andre; Kieran F. (Fairhaven, MA), Veitch; Colin W. (Fairhaven, MA), Munro; Calum H. (Wexford, PA), Merritt; Mark D. (Cranberry Township, PA)
Title: Golf products and packaging for golf products with color traveling coating
Patent Number: 7,220,192

Inventors: Andres; Dieter (Munich, DE), Happ; Thomas (Dresden, DE), Majewski; Petra (Munich, DE), Ruf; Bernhard (Sauerlach, DE)
Title: Integrated circuit including memory element with spatially stable material
Patent Number: 7,939,817

Inventors: Angelini; Marco (Bereguardo, IT), Baraldo; Natale (Paderno Dugnano, IT), Bigliati; Claudia (Trino, IT), Scodes; Luca (Sant' Angelo Lodigiano, IT)
Title: Multiple optical assembly for a LED lighting device, and red lighting device comprising such an optical assembly
Patent Number: 7,938,559

Inventors: Anno; Makoto (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Information processing apparatus and control method thereof
Patent Number: 7,941,844

Inventors: Anthoine; Pierre (Rueil Malmaison, FR), Rouge; Magali (Rueil Malmaison, FR), Chanson; Sebastien (Paris, FR), Kefti-Cherif; Ahmed (Trappes, FR), Kergar; Keyvan (Le Pecq, FR)
Title: Infinitely variable power branching transmission with two operating modes
Patent Number: 7,220,199

Inventors: Anzai; Aya (Tsukui, JP), Maruyama; Junya (Ebina, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device and method of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 7,939,831

Inventors: Aoki; Carl (Eden Prairie, MN), Weese; David (Brooklyn Park, MN), McCombs; Joshua (Eagan, MN), Parker; Bradley (Farmington, MN), Sexton; Joe (Minneapolis, MN), Stephens; Robert (Minneapolis, MN), Peterson; Duane (Coon Rapids, MN), Strom; Andrew (Bloomington, MN), Perfecto; Tito (Coon Rapids, MN), Griner; Gary (St. Louis Park, MN), Maurer; Kathleen (Louisville, KY), Acuna; Abelardo (Louisville, KY), Hanson; Brian (Farmington, MN), Wegehaupt; Michael (Louisville, KY), Nalezny; Chris (Maplewood, MN), Christophel; James D. (Louisville, KY)
Title: Hard disk destruction apparatus and method
Patent Number: 7,937,982

Inventors: Aoto; Hiroshi (Kanagawa, JP), Takeda; Kenichi (Kanagawa, JP), Fukui; Tetsuro (Kanagawa, JP), Ifuku; Toshihiro (Kangawa, JP)
Title: Dielectric film structure, piezoelectric actuator using dielectric element film structure and ink jet head
Patent Number: 7,938,515

Inventors: Apostolos; John T. (Lyndeborough, NH), Feng; Judy (Nashua, NH), Mouyos; William (Windham, NH), McMahon; Benjamin (Nottingham, NH)
Title: NQR detection from continuous Rabi transitions
Patent Number: 9,030,202

Inventors: Appelbaum; Moishe (Columbus, OH), Marrash; Mat (Columbus, OH), Muller; Hilgard (Felton, CA)
Title: Convertible flash bag
Patent Number: 9,031,401

Inventors: Arakawa; Hiroshi (Sagamihara, JP), Oeda; Takashi (Sagamihara, JP), Matsunami; Naoto (Hayama, JP), Ito; Ryusuke (Chigasaki, JP)
Title: Storage system having virtualized resource
Patent Number: 7,222,172

Inventors: Arakawa; Shuji (Hiratsuka, JP)
Title: Lock controller of working machine, and working machine
Patent Number: 7,940,160

Inventors: Araki; Takayuki (Settsu, JP), Tanaka; Yoshito (Settsu, JP), Komatsu; Yuzo (Settsu, JP), Ando; Yoshito (Settsu, JP)
Title: Optical material containing fluorine-containing polymer having functional group
Patent Number: 7,220,809

Inventors: Arango Del Corro; Diego (Barcelona, ES), Schwartz Navarro; Simo (Barcelona, ES), Mariadason; John Martin (Victoria, AU)
Title: Markers for selecting personalized therapies for the treatment of cancer
Patent Number: 9,028,831

Inventors: Arellano Mendoza; Ivonne (Mexico City, MX)
Title: Administration of fluocinolone acetonide, tretinoin and hydroquinone cream in melasma maintenance therapy
Patent Number: 7,939,514

Inventors: Arguelles; Carlos Alejandro (Shoreline, WA)
Title: Dynamic corpus generation
Patent Number: 7,941,418

Inventors: Arief; Hendra (Surabaya, ID), Lee; Jason Wan Leong (Enfield, AU), Prawiro; Andreas (North Adelaide, AU), Blazewicz; Antoni (Adelaide, AU)
Title: Foliage lifter
Patent Number: 7,937,888

Inventors: Armstrong; Steven M. (Nepean, CA), Parsons; Eric W. (Ashton, CA), Davies; Elwyn B. (Ely, GB), Harker; Andrew Newton (Bishops Stortford, GB), Stringer; David Robert (Knebworth, GB)
Title: Independent contact spanning multiple access networks
Patent Number: 7,221,658

Inventors: Arndt; Richard L. (Austin, TX), Buckland; Patrick A. (Austin, TX), Kiel; Harvey G. (Rochester, MN), Recio; Renato J. (Austin, TX), Srikrishnan; Jaya (Wappingers Falls, NY)
Title: Association of host translations that are associated to an access control level on a PCI bridge that supports virtualization
Patent Number: 7,941,577

Inventors: Arnon; Ruth (Rechovot, IL), Jeon; Sung-Ho (Suwon-si, KR), Kayhan; Basak (Ankara, TR), Ben-Yedidia; Tamar (Mazkeret Batya, IL)
Title: Nucleic acid molecules, polypeptides, antibodies and compositions for treating and detecting influenza virus infection
Patent Number: 9,029,526

Inventors: Aronovich; Lior (Toronto, CA), Hirsch; Michael (Mazkeret Batya, IL), Toaff; Yair (Givat Shmuel, IL)
Title: Calculating deduplication digests for a synthetic backup by a deduplication storage system
Patent Number: 9,031,921

Inventors: Arvidsson; Per-Anders (Solna, SE), Uddin; Jesper (Stockholm, SE)
Title: Antenna array arrangement and a multi band antenna
Patent Number: 9,030,367

Inventors: Asada; Hitoshi (Kawasaki, JP), Inoue; Hiroaki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Method for fabricating semiconductor device having high withstand voltage transistor
Patent Number: 7,220,631

Inventors: Asaka; Hitoshi (Osaka, JP)
Title: Sheet conveyance device, and image forming apparatus having the same
Patent Number: 9,027,926

Inventors: Asaka; Yoshihiro (Kanagawa, JP), Sakaki; Hidetoshi (Kanagawa, JP), Furuumi; Noboru (Tokyo, JP), Maeda; Masami (Kanagawa, JP), Tsukada; Masaru (Kanagawa, JP), Muto; Junichi (Kanagawa, JP), Tamura; Misako (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Method for managing computer system, computer executing management program, storage device, displaying device, and storage system
Patent Number: 7,222,167

Inventors: Asami; Taketomi (Atsugi, JP), Ichijo; Mitsuhiro (Atsugi, JP), Toriumi; Satoshi (Atsugi, JP), Ohtsuki; Takashi (Atsugi, JP), Yamazaki; Shunpei (Setagaya, JP)
Title: Manufacturing method for semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,220,613

Inventors: Asano; Hironori (Akiruno, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device design method and design apparatus
Patent Number: 9,032,351

Inventors: Asano; Tomoharu (Shizuoka, JP), Nakamori; Hideo (Shizuoka, JP), Sugino; Akihiro (Shizuoka, JP), Toriu; Noboru (Shizuoka, JP), Shimoyama; Keisuke (Shizuoka, JP), Hirose; Mitsuaki (Shizuoka, JP), Sakon; Yohta (Kanagawa, JP), Ohmori; Masahiro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus and process cartridge
Patent Number: 9,031,491

Inventors: Asayama; Yoshinori (Osaka, JP), Azuma; Eiji (Osaka, JP)
Title: Pneumatic tire and manufacturing method of pneumatic tire
Patent Number: 9,028,630

Inventors: Asher; Michael L. (Green Cove Springs, FL)
Title: Algorithm for network route selection
Patent Number: 7,940,670

Inventors: Ashkenazi; Avi J. (San Mateo, CA)
Title: APO-2 receptor polypeptides
Patent Number: 7,939,631

Inventors: Asplund; Gunnar (Ludvika, SE), Heyman; Olof (Ludvika, SE), .ANG.strom; Urban (Saxdalen, SE)
Title: Land electrode
Patent Number: 7,939,751

Inventors: Assad; Elias (Ottawa, CA)
Title: System and method for communications over a computer network
Patent Number: 7,941,561

Inventors: Atamna; Youcef (Evans, GA), Huynh; Minh Ngoc (Virginia Beach, VA), Pool; Eric Thomas (Roswell, GA)
Title: Systems and methods for application reuse
Patent Number: 9,032,424

Inventors: Atkins; Martin Philip (Ashford, GB)
Title: Process for the conversion of synthesis gas to oxygenate
Patent Number: 7,939,571

Inventors: Atthoff; Bjorn (Uppsala, SE), Preinitz; Fredrik (Uppsala, SE)
Title: Adapter for use in connecting to a first percutaneous introducer
Patent Number: 9,028,466

Inventors: Auger; Francois A. (Quebec, CA), Germain; Lucie (Saint-Augustin, CA), Remy-Zolghadri; Murielle (Le Bouscat, FR), Hayward; Cindy J. (Sainte-Roy, CA)
Title: Method of isolating cells from umbilical cord
Patent Number: 7,939,323

Inventors: Aviles; Joaquin J. (Austin, TX)
Title: Flash DIMM in a standalone cache appliance system and methodology
Patent Number: 7,941,591

Inventors: Avins; David (Burbank, OH), Heller; Jean-Francois (Strassburg, FR)
Title: Thrust washer to take torque converter axial loading
Patent Number: 7,938,243

Inventors: Aweya; James (Kanata, CA), Ouellette; Michel (Plantagenet, CA), Montuno; Delfin Y. (Kanata, CA)
Title: Technique for implementing an admission control scheme for data flows
Patent Number: 7,221,656

Inventors: Ayalon-Soffer; Michal (Ramat-HaSharon, IL), Levine; Zurit (Herzlia, IL), Sella-Tavor; Osnat (Kfar-Kish, IL), Diber; Alex (Rishon-LeZion, IL), Shemesh; Ronen (ModiIn, IL), Toporik; Amir (Azur, IL), Rotman; Galit (Herzlia, IL), Nemzer; Sergey (RaAnana, IL), Rosenberg; Avi (Kfar Saba, IL), Dahary; Dvir (Tel-Aviv, IL), Wool; Assaf (Kiryat-Ono, IL), Cojocaru; Gad S. (Ramat-HaSharon, IL), Akiva; Pinchas (Ramat-Gan, IL), Pollock; Sarah (Tel-Aviv, IL), Savitsky; Kinneret (Tel Aviv, IL), Bernstein; Jeanne (Kfar Yona, IL)
Title: Polynucleotides encoding polypeptides and methods using same
Patent Number: 7,939,634

Inventors: Azap; Cengiz (Frankfurt, DE), Wolf; Dorit (Oberursel, DE), Abbenhuis; Hendrikus Cornelis Louis (HS Elmond, NL), Gerritsen; Gijsbert (SZ Eindhoven, NL), Grela; Karol (Warszawa, PL), Wilting; Jos B. M. (JD Eindhoven, NL), Leszczynska; Kinga (Warszawa, PL), Czaban; Justyna (Michalowo, PL), Wojtasiewicz; Anna (Warszawa, PL)
Title: Polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane (POSS)-linked ligands
Patent Number: 9,029,483

Inventors: Bachar; Yariv (Tel Aviv, IL), Kuvent; Aviv (Raanana, IL), Levy; Asaf (Tel Aviv, IL)
Title: Preserving past states of file system nodes
Patent Number: 9,031,911

Inventors: Backhaus-Ricoult; Monika (Horseheads, NY), Ketcham; Thomas Dale (Horseheads, NY)
Title: Trough filter with integrated thermoelectric generator, vehicle including trough filter, and method of treating exhaust gas
Patent Number: 9,027,334

Inventors: Bae; Jeong Hyo (Gimhae-si, KR), Kim; Dae Kyeong (Gimhae-si, KR), Ha; Tae Hyun (Changwon-si, KR), Lee; Hyun Goo (Changwon-si, KR), Ha; Yun Cheol (Gimhae-si, KR)
Title: Apparatus with storage for measuring stray currents from subway rails and power lines
Patent Number: 7,221,137

Inventors: Bae; Seok Myoung (Seoul, KR), Lee; Sang Ick (Namyangju-si, KR), Kim; Gi Hyun (Namyangju-si, KR)
Title: Remote electrical safety diagnosis system and apparatus
Patent Number: 9,031,799

Inventors: Baele; Margo (Gent, BE), Haesebrouck; Freddy (Knokke-Heist, BE)
Title: Helicobacter species and cultivation thereof
Patent Number: 7,939,079

Inventors: Baer; Thomas M. (Mountain View, CA), Head; David F. (Los Gatos, CA), Toeppen; John (Livermore, CA)
Title: Consumable for laser capture microdissection
Patent Number: 7,221,447

Inventors: Bahl; Paramvir (Bellevue, WA), Burger; Douglas C. (Bellevue, WA), Chandra; Ranveer (Kirkland, WA), Dyor; Matthew G. (Bellevue, WA), Gates; William (Redmond, WA), Holman; Pablos (Seattle, WA), Hyde; Roderick A. (Redmond, WA), Ishikawa; Muriel Y. (Livermore, CA), Kare; Jordin T. (Seattle, WA), Levien; Royce A. (Lexington, MA), Lord; Richard T. (Tacoma, WA), Lord; Robert W. (Seattle, WA), Malamud; Mark A. (Seattle, WA), Mundie; Craig J. (Seattle, WA), Myhrvold; Nathan P. (Bellevue, WA), Paek; Tim (Sammamish, WA), Rinaldo, Jr.; John D. (Bellevue, WA), Tan; Desney S. (Kirkland, WA), Tegreene; Clarence T. (Bellevue, WA), Whitmer; Charles (North Bend, WA), Wood, Jr.; Lowell L. (Bellevue, WA), Wood; Victoria Y. H. (Livermore, CA), Zhong; Lin (Houston, TX)
Title: Computational systems and methods for locating a mobile device
Patent Number: 9,031,584

Inventors: Bai; Taixu (Katy, TX), Vinegar; Harold J. (Bellaire, TX), Hansen; Kirk Samuel (Houston, TX)
Title: Inhibiting wellbore deformation during in situ thermal processing of a hydrocarbon containing formation
Patent Number: 7,219,734

Inventors: Bailey; Valerie Ann (Florence, KY), Mackey; Larry Neil (Fairfield, OH), Trokhan; Paul Dennis (Hamilton, OH)
Title: Fiber comprising unmodified and/or modified starch and a crosslinking agent
Patent Number: 7,938,908

Inventors: Bajgrowicz; Brian David (Marion, IN)
Title: Algorithm for improving transponder scanning in a satellite set-top box
Patent Number: 9,032,449

Inventors: Baker; Robert E. (Bedford, WY)
Title: Floatdown implement for small vehicles
Patent Number: 7,219,453

Inventors: Balakrishnan; Balu (Saratoga, CA)
Title: Method of manufacturing an integrated circuit with multilength power transistor elements
Patent Number: 7,220,629

Inventors: Ballard; Claudio R. (Fort Lauderdale, FL), Sargent; Andrew P. (Chittenden, VT), Seward; Jeffrey N. (Fairfax, VT)
Title: System for integrating a plurality of modules using a power/data backbone network
Patent Number: 7,940,673

Inventors: Balsdon; Julian G (Bristol, GB), Walters; Sean A (Bristol, GB)
Title: Blade tip clearance system
Patent Number: 7,938,621

Inventors: Bamberg; Joe Timothy (East Palo Alto, CA), Bartlett; Mark (Mountain View, CA), DuBois; Daisy Joe (Palo Alto, CA), Elworthy; Todd Richard (Los Altos, CA), Hendricks; Robert Than (San Carlos, CA), Hermann; Johannes Cornelius (San Francisco, CA), Kondru; Rama K. (Sunnyvale, CA), Lemoine; Remy (San Francisco, CA), Lou; Yan (San Jose, CA), Owens; Timothy D. (Mountain View, CA), Park; Jaehyeon (Sunnyvale, CA), Smith; David Bernard (San Mateo, CA), Soth; Michael (Milpitas, CA), Yang; Hanbiao (Sunnyvale, CA), Yee; Calvin Wesley (Daly City, CA)
Title: Pyrrolopyrazine kinase inhibitors
Patent Number: 7,939,531

Inventors: Banginwar; Rajesh (Hillsboro, OR), Gorbatov; Eugene (Hillsboro, OR)
Title: Method and apparatus for profiling power performance of software applications
Patent Number: 7,222,030

Inventors: Bangsaruntip; Sarunya (Mount Kisco, NY), Cohen; Guy (Mohegan Lake, NY), Guillorn; Michael A. (Yorktown Heights, NY)
Title: Process for forming a surrounding gate for a nanowire using a sacrificial patternable dielectric
Patent Number: 9,029,834

Inventors: Banks; Andrew D. J. (Romsey, GB), Isaac; Jonathan (Winchester, GB), Levell; Jonathan (Winchester, GB), Lobban; Trevor (Eastleigh, GB)
Title: Configurable pacing for messaging systems
Patent Number: 9,032,012

Inventors: Banning; Jeffrey H (Hillsboro, OR), King; Clifford R (Hendersonville, NC), Titterington; Donald R (Newberg, OR), Meinhardt; Michael B (Salem, OR)
Title: Phase change ink formulations, colorant formulations, and methods of forming colorants
Patent Number: 7,939,678

Inventors: Barbera; Gary (Medford, NJ), Doshi; Chetan Chhabildas (Plainsboro, NJ), Patel; Mahendra R (East Brunswick, NJ), Davila; Pablo (East Windsor, NJ), Patel; Satishkumar Ambalal (West Windsor, NJ)
Title: Solubility of hydrophobic drugs with a compound having a carboxylic acid moiety
Patent Number: 7,939,104

Inventors: Barker-Mill; Jude (London, GB)
Title: Wind indicator having a resistive portion parallel to fluid flow
Patent Number: 7,938,001

Inventors: Barleben; Roger-Marcelo (Hannover, DE), Limbeck; Uwe (Kirchheim, DE), Mazzotta; Cosimo S. (Ulm, DE), Pflugfelder; Hans-Joerg (Schwieberdingen, DE), Strohmaier; Manfred (Ohmden, DE)
Title: Fuel cell system with a liquid separator
Patent Number: 9,029,037

Inventors: Barnes, Sr.; Albert T. (Pottsville, PA), Barnes, Jr.; Albert T. (Minersville, PA)
Title: Examination device for blood detection
Patent Number: 7,938,776

Inventors: Barnes; Mark (Houston, TX), Bergmann; John C. (Alvin, TX), Booth; Ken G. (Houston, TX), Paine; Alan (La Verne, CA), Guillotte; Mike (Sierra Vista, AZ), Hurst; Gregg (Humble, TX)
Title: Integrated control system for beam pump systems
Patent Number: 7,219,723

Inventors: Barnett; David F. (Simi Valley, CA), Smoot; Lanny S. (Thousand Oaks, CA), Camill; Todd P. (Sherman Oaks, CA)
Title: Interactive zoetrope rotomation
Patent Number: 7,940,370

Inventors: Barnett; David F. (Simi Valley, CA), Smoot; Lanny S. (Thousand Oaks, CA), Camill; Todd P. (Sherman Oaks, CA)
Title: Interactive zoetrope for animation of solid figurines and holographic projections
Patent Number: 7,940,371

Inventors: Barr; Howard (Encinitas, CA)
Title: Guidance system for radio-controlled aircraft
Patent Number: 7,219,861

Inventors: Barre; Bertrand (Lapeyrouse, FR), Lepage; Francis (Dommartin, FR)
Title: Stackable garment hanger
Patent Number: 9,027,804

Inventors: Barron; Andrew R. (Houston, TX), DeFriend; Kimberly A. (Santa Fe, NM)
Title: Production method of high strength polycrystalline ceramic spheres
Patent Number: 7,220,454

Inventors: Barth; Kurt L. (Ft. Collins, CO), Enzenroth; Robert A. (Fort Collins, CO), Sampath; Walajabad S. (Fort Collins, CO)
Title: Apparatus and processes for the mass production of photovoltaic modules
Patent Number: 7,220,321

Inventors: Baskaran; Arjun (Chennai, IN), Rajan; Padmakumar (Chennai, IN), Chellam; Mariappan (Chennai, IN), Bond; Brian E. (Fairmont, WV)
Title: Method and apparatus for simulating head-end connectivity on a set-top box
Patent Number: 9,032,452

Inventors: Bastian; Adam (Chester, NY)
Title: Adjustable resection guide
Patent Number: 7,938,833

Inventors: Basu; Sumit (Seattle, WA)
Title: Aligning and mixing songs of arbitrary genres
Patent Number: 7,220,911

Inventors: Battisti; Antonio (Latina, IT)
Title: Semi-automatic boxing machine
Patent Number: 7,219,485

Inventors: Bauer; Jorg (Limburgerhof, DE), Wu; Guohai (Saskatoon, CA), Qiu; Xiao (Saskatoon, CA)
Title: Isolation and characterization of a novel pythium omega 3 desaturase with specificity to all omega 6 fatty acids longer than 18 carbon chains
Patent Number: 9,029,111

Inventors: Baughman; Ray H. (Dallas, TX), Kozlov; Mikhail (Dallas, TX), Ebron; Von Howard (Dallas, TX), Capps; Ryan (Dallas, TX), Ferraris; John P. (Coppell, TX)
Title: Polymer-free carbon nanotube assemblies (fibers, ropes, ribbons, films)
Patent Number: 7,938,996

Inventors: Bayus; Mark Steven (Tucson, AZ), Hathorn; Roger Gregory (Tucson, AZ), Holley; Bret Wayne (Tucson, AZ)
Title: System and article of manufacture for establishing and requesting status on a computational resource
Patent Number: 7,941,545

Inventors: Beachy; Philip A. (Baltimore, MD), Porter; Jeffrey A. (Belmont, MA)
Title: Antibodies that specifically bind hedgehog-derived polypeptides
Patent Number: 7,220,838

Inventors: Beard; Brian (Franklin, MI)
Title: Exercise device with a linear drive mechanism
Patent Number: 9,028,372

Inventors: Beaton; Brian Finlay (Orleans, CA), Smith; Colin Donald (Ottawa, CA)
Title: Multitasking graphical user interface
Patent Number: 7,222,304

Inventors: Beatty; Richard P. (Newark, DE), Smit; Denis John (Middlesbrough, GB)
Title: Thickened grease composition
Patent Number: 9,029,307

Inventors: Becker; Burckhard (Solingen, DE), Beneker; Wilfried (Leichlingen, DE)
Title: Actuator for a motor vehicle with a transmission
Patent Number: 7,938,034

Inventors: Becker; Edward P. (Brighton, MI), Adams; Emerson J. (Sterling Heights, MI), Sachdev; Anil K. (Rochester Hills, MI)
Title: Engine piston with rolling element skirt
Patent Number: 7,938,058

Inventors: Beeley; Nigel R. (Solana Beach, CA), Prickett; Kathryn S. (San Diego, CA)
Title: Exendin agonist peptides
Patent Number: 7,220,721

Inventors: Beerse; Chelsea C. (Fairport, NY), Bosko; Christopher M. (Durham, NC), Osenbach; Brian D. (Cary, NC), Sloyer; Jeffrey B. (Cary, NC)
Title: Predictive scaling for clusters
Patent Number: 9,032,078

Inventors: Begeja; Lee (Gillette, NJ), Gibbon; David Crawford (Lincroft, NJ), Liu; Zhu (Marlboro, NJ), Renger; Bernard Simon (New Providence, NJ), Shahraray; Behzad (Freehold, NJ), Weinraub; Mitchell J. (Englewood, CO), Morrison; Stephanie A. (Mendham, NJ)
Title: System and method for automatically authoring interactive television content
Patent Number: 9,032,443

Inventors: Begelman; Grigory (Rishon LeZion, IL), Goldenberg; Roman (Haifa, IL), Levanon; Shai (Zofit, IL), Ohayon; Shay (Haifa, IL), Walach; Eugene (Haifa, IL)
Title: Method and system for automatic analysis of blood vessel structures to identify calcium or soft plaque pathologies
Patent Number: 7,940,977

Inventors: Behboodian; Ali (Natick, MA), Ballantyne; Wayne W. (Coconut Creek, FL), Frangopol; Radu C. (Plantation, FL), Patterson; Audley F. (Miramar, FL)
Title: Method and system for mitigating background noise for a Sigma-Delta digital-to-analog converter
Patent Number: 7,221,301

Inventors: Behera; Niranjan (Newark, CA), Sabharwal; Deepak (Fremont, CA), Zhang; Yong (Fremont, CA)
Title: Systems and methods for reducing memory array leakage in high capacity memories by selective biasing
Patent Number: 7,940,550

Inventors: Behzad; Arya Reza (Poway, CA)
Title: High linearity, high efficiency power amplifier with DSP assisted linearity optimization
Patent Number: 7,941,107

Inventors: Beier; Cornelia (Holzkirchen, DE), Kibele; Ralf (Holzkirchen, DE)
Title: Absorbing agents and cover layer which is impermeable to active substances and which contains channel-formers or removable protective layer of a transdermal therapeutic system
Patent Number: 7,220,473

Inventors: Beimler; Franz (Weiden, DE), Trummer; Joachim (Vilseck, DE), Wohrl; Dieter (Kemnath, DE)
Title: Positioning of an x-ray apparatus
Patent Number: 7,938,578

Inventors: Bekas; Konstantinos (Rueschlikon, CH), Curioni; Alessandro (Rueschlikon, CH)
Title: Processing of linear systems of equations
Patent Number: 9,032,006

Inventors: Bell; Bradley E. (Sacramento, CA)
Title: Golf swing training device
Patent Number: 7,938,733

Inventors: Bell; John (Carlisle, GB), Jack; Brian A. (Annan, GB), Hunter; David (Carlisle, GB)
Title: Seat belt pretensioner
Patent Number: 7,219,929

Inventors: Bello; Stephen E. (Austin, TX), Fu; Tze-Rong (Coppell, TX), McAuliffe; Kevin P. (Cortlandt Manor, NY), Palmer; John F. (Scarsdale, NY), Plachy; Emily C. (Pleasantville, NY), Reece; Kathryn Priest (Marietta, GA), Shorter; David U. (Lewisville, TX)
Title: Method and system for matching complex customer requirements with provider solutions
Patent Number: 7,222,116

Inventors: Bellosguardo; Philippe A. (New York, NY)
Title: Anonymous credit card
Patent Number: 7,222,097

Inventors: Bellotti; Victoria M. E. (San Francisco, CA), Smith; Ian E. (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Systems and methods for integrating electronic mail and distributed networks into a workflow system
Patent Number: 7,941,486

Inventors: Ben Ayed; Mourad (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Method for changing authentication for a legacy access interface
Patent Number: 9,032,498

Inventors: Ben-Haim; Shlomo (Haifa, IL), Darvish; Nissim (Haifa, IL), Mika; Yuval (Haifa, IL), Fenster; Maier (Petach Tikva, IL), Felzen; Bella (Haifa, IL), Shemer; Isaac (Ramat-Gan, IL)
Title: Smooth muscle controller
Patent Number: 7,221,978

Inventors: Bennett, III; Raymond Walden (Naperville, IL), Bossemeyer, Jr.; Robert Wesley (St. Charles, IL), Ekstrom; Gayle Roberta (Chicago, IL), Griffith; Laura Marie (Dundee, IL), Israelski; Edmond W. (Lake Barrington, IL), Kagan; Denise Violetta (Riverwoods, IL), Krupka; Richard Peter (Barrington, IL), Liebrecht; Donald Bernard (West Dundee, IL), Light; Jordan Howard (Chicago, IL), Pelletier; Karen Jeanne (Crystal Lake, IL), Pickard; Michael Steven (Highland Park, IL), Stuckman; Bruce Edward (Algonquin, IL), Sullivan; Barry James (Long Grove, IL)
Title: Method, system, and article for placing a telephone call to a previously-called party
Patent Number: 7,940,907

Inventors: Bennett; Jeff (Livermore, CA), Stager; Mike (Tracy, CA), Shevlin; Gordon (Livermore, CA), Tang; William (Arcadia, CA)
Title: Enterprise information security management software for prediction modeling with interactive graphs
Patent Number: 9,032,533

Inventors: Bennett; Raymond W. (Naperville, IL)
Title: Method and system of programming at least one appliance to change state upon the occurrence of a trigger event
Patent Number: 7,221,984

Inventors: Benson; Mark Christopher (Milton, FL)
Title: Bicycle thermodynamic engine
Patent Number: 7,937,939

Inventors: Bentsen; James Gregory (North Saint Paul, MN), Biernath; Rolf Werner (Maplewood, MN)
Title: Film based addressable programmable electronic matrix articles and methods of manufacturing and using the same
Patent Number: 7,220,344

Inventors: Benz; Urs (Gipf-Oberfrick, CH), Motzkus; Thorsten Christoph (Wettingen, CH)
Title: Device for fastening a sequentially operated burner in a gas turbine arrangement
Patent Number: 7,937,950

Inventors: Berdis; Anthony J. (Cleveland Heights, OH), Lee; Irene (Cleveland Heights, OH)
Title: Selective inhibitors of translesion DNA replication
Patent Number: 9,029,345

Inventors: Bereznai; Jozsef (Budapest, HU)
Title: Universal impact-hinder device
Patent Number: 7,937,807

Inventors: Berezowski; Andrew G. (Wallingford, CT), Faltesek; Anthony E. (Roseville, MN), Tice; Lee (Barlett, IL)
Title: Multi-sensor fire detectors with audio sensors and systems thereof
Patent Number: 7,221,260

Inventors: Berg; William F. (Rochester, MN), Kalmbach; Michael T. (Elgin, MN), Schroeder; Mark D. (Rochester, MN)
Title: Aggregated appliance in a mobile data network
Patent Number: 9,030,944

Inventors: Bergenlid; Lars Herbert (Sollentuna, SE), Olsson; Magnus (Spanga, SE)
Title: Processing different size packet headers for a packet-based conversational service in a mobile communications system
Patent Number: 7,221,657

Inventors: Berger; Francois (Meylan, FR), Pelletier; Laurent (Echirolles, FR), Issartel; Jean-Paul (Saint Egreve, FR), Boccard; Sandra (Crolles, FR)
Title: Sensizitation of cancer cells to therapy using siNA targeting genes from the 1p and 19q chromosomal regions
Patent Number: 7,939,653

Inventors: Bernasconi; Paul (Chapel Hill, NC), Dorsch; John (Raleigh, NC), Stam; Lynn (Raleigh, NC), Zitko; Scott (Hillsborough, NC), Rankl; Nancy B. (Cary, NC), Griswold; Mike (Cary, NC), Braun; Franz-Josef (Durham, NC), Lu; Gang (Durham, NC), Kirkton; Robert D. (Morrisville, NC), Wedel; Barbara (Durham, NC), Dickhaut; Joachim (Heidelberg, DE), Hofhine; Angela (Durham, NC), Zink; Jennifer (Apex, NC), Malone; Fae (Cary, NC), Houtz; Daniel (Durham, NC), Gro.beta.; Steffen (Ludwigshafen, DE), Kandasamy; Ramani (Chapel Hill, NC), London; Damian O' Brecht (Wake Forest, NC), Gurganus; Thomas M. (Durham, NC)
Title: Screening assay for insecticides
Patent Number: 9,029,080

Inventors: Bernstein; Kerry (Underhill, VT), Dalton; Timothy Joseph (Ridgefield, CT), Gambino; Jeffrey Peter (Westford, VT), Jaffe; Mark David (Shelburne, VT), Kartschoke; Paul David (Williston, VT), Stamper; Anthony Kendall (Williston, VT)
Title: Dual wired integrated circuit chips
Patent Number: 7,939,914

Inventors: Bertolini; Giorgio (Sesto San Giovanni, IT), Deleo; Maurizio (Milan, IT), Frigerio; Marco (Milan, IT), Losa; Massimo (Pogliano Milanese, IT), Velati; Maurizio (Mezzana Rabattone, IT)
Title: Process and intermediates for preparing emtricitabine
Patent Number: 7,939,660

Inventors: Beskrovny; Evgeny (Ramat Gan, IL), Tripp; Omer (Har-Adar, IL)
Title: Correcting workflow security vulnerabilities via static analysis and virtual patching
Patent Number: 9,032,530

Inventors: Bettermann; Hans (Neuss, DE), Fischer; Peter (Duesseldorf, DE), Reichelt; Arno Goedecke (Duesseldorf, DE), Buder; Irmgard (Duisburg, DE), Peinecke; Volker (Muelheim-Ruhr, DE)
Title: Method for monitoring and/or regulating fuel cells
Patent Number: 9,030,665

Inventors: Beyerle; Andreas (Weingarten, DE)
Title: Sliding door
Patent Number: 9,027,283

Inventors: Bhamidipati; PhaniKumar K. (San Diego, CA), Raveendran; Vijayalakshmi R. (San Diego, CA)
Title: Video retargeting using seam carving
Patent Number: 9,031,358

Inventors: Bhardwaj; Avinash Girish (Ellington, CT), Krishnan; Glrish (Ellington, CT)
Title: Transparent fluid recirculation reservoir system
Patent Number: 9,027,595

Inventors: Bhide; Manish Anand (New Delhi, IN), Mittapalli; Srinivas Kiran (Secunderabad, IN), Padmanabhan; Sriram K. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Slowly changing dimension attributes in extract, transform, load processes
Patent Number: 9,031,902

Inventors: Bildstein; Carl (Lafayette, CO), Boland; Stuart (Denver, CO), Johnson; Scott (Erie, CO), Walker; Casey (Boulder, CO)
Title: Edge-justified printing with a crowned roller
Patent Number: 9,028,036

Inventors: Bills; David M. (Orlando, FL)
Title: Switched measuring system and method for measuring radiant signals
Patent Number: 7,221,141

Inventors: Bilyeu; Keith Merle (Nevada, IA), McBroom; Roger L. (Clinton, IL), Erdahl; Brian (Clinton, IL)
Title: Soybean cultivar NE0912640
Patent Number: 9,029,648

Inventors: Binder; Yehuda (Hod Ha'sharon, IL)
Title: Local area network of serial intelligent cells
Patent Number: 7,221,679

Inventors: Bishop; David John (Summit, NJ), Gates; John VanAtta (New Providence, NJ), Hodes; Marc Scott (New Providence, NJ), Kornblit; Avinoam (Highland Park, NJ), Pau; Stanley (Hoboken, NJ), Vyas; Brijesh (Warren, NJ)
Title: Micro-channel chemical concentrator
Patent Number: 7,220,388

Inventors: Bishop; Fred (Glendale, AZ), Saunders; Peter D (Salt Lake City, UT)
Title: Systems and methods for non-traditional payment using biometric data
Patent Number: 9,031,880

Inventors: Bishop; Fred (Glendole, AZ), Neemann; Trey (Glendale, AZ), Voltmer; Theodore S. (Caldwell, NJ), Ariff; Fauziah B. (London, GB)
Title: System and method for securing data through a PDA portal
Patent Number: 7,222,101

Inventors: Bishop; Fred A. (Glendale, AZ), Sharma; Bansi L. (New York, NY), Thomas; Tracey R. (Boonton, NJ)
Title: Systems and methods for allocating an amount between sub-accounts
Patent Number: 7,941,367

Inventors: Bishop; Fred A. (Glendale, AZ), Sharma; Bansi L. (New York, NY), Thomas; Tracey R. (Boonton, NJ)
Title: Systems and methods for receiving an allocation of an amount between transaction accounts
Patent Number: 7,941,372

Inventors: Bitner; Haim (Raanana, IL), Tipnis; Sanjyot (Pune, IL), Gole; Abhijeet P. (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Storage space allocation for logical disk creation
Patent Number: 9,032,147

Inventors: Bitter; Ralf (Karlsruhe, DE), Heffels; Camiel (Stutensee-Buchig, DE), Horner; Thomas (Karlsruhe, DE)
Title: Non-dispersive gas analyzer
Patent Number: 9,030,666

Inventors: Bivens; John A. (Ossining, NY), Yocom; Peter (LaGrangeville, NY)
Title: Apparatus of capacity learning for computer systems and applications
Patent Number: 7,941,293

Inventors: Bjorksten; Andrew A. (Austin, TX), Mai; Khoi B. (Austin, TX), Rossbach; Paul C. (Austin, TX)
Title: Logic circuitry
Patent Number: 7,221,188

Inventors: Blackford; Michael "Woody" (Portland, OR), Davis; Gary (Oxford, NC), Blalock; Paul (Oxford, NC)
Title: Snag resistant slide fastener
Patent Number: 9,027,209

Inventors: Blaisdell; James (Novato, CA)
Title: Agent-based bandwidth monitoring for predictive network selection
Patent Number: 9,032,060

Inventors: Blankenship; Ben (Troy, MI), Howard; Sam (Oxford, MI)
Title: Shoe with integral pump
Patent Number: 9,027,262

Inventors: Blednov; Igor (Nijmegen, NL)
Title: Inductive bond-wire circuit
Patent Number: 7,939,864

Inventors: Bledsoe; James D. (Corvallis, OR), Carlson; Gregory F. (Corvallis, OR), Simmons; Asher (Corvallis, OR), Mealy; James (Corvallis, OR)
Title: Systems and methods for determining position and velocity of a handheld device
Patent Number: 7,940,980

Inventors: Block; Duane James (Chicago, IL), Dexter; Gail Jean (Minneapolis, MN), Krieger; Paul Eric (Champlin, MN), Pingaro; Todd C. (Plantation, FL), Sheire; Marcus Paul (St. Paul, MN), Whitaker; Kelly (Minneapolis, MN)
Title: System and method for facilitating investment account transfers
Patent Number: 7,222,093

Inventors: Blonde; Laurent (Thorigne Fouillard, FR), O'Donnell; Eugene M. (Fishers, IN), Sarayeddine; Khaled (Nouvoitou, FR)
Title: Method of illuminating a projecting imager, corresponding system and projector
Patent Number: 7,938,546

Inventors: Blue; Craig A. (Knoxville, TN), Wong; Frank (Livermore, CA), Aprigliano; Louis F. (Berlin, MD), Engleman; Peter G. (Knoxville, TN), Peter; William H. (Knoxville, TN), Rozgonyi; Tibor G (Golden, CO), Ozdemir; Levent (Golden, CO)
Title: In-situ composite formation of damage tolerant coatings utilizing laser
Patent Number: 7,939,142

Inventors: Bock; Harald (86150 Augsburg, DE), Leisching; Patrick (81247 Muenchen, DE), Stoll; Detlef (Boca Raton, FL)
Title: Network nodes with optical add/drop modules
Patent Number: 7,221,873

Inventors: Boehm; Gustav (Ueberlingen, DE)
Title: Method for operating a fuel cell in the minimal-or partial-load region
Patent Number: 7,220,503

Inventors: Bohn; Michel E. (Winooski, VT), Bouchard; Pierre J. (South Burlington, VT), Ginter; Neil O. (Colchester, VT), Kunze; Derrick J. (Colchester, VT), Vance; Reginald H. (Jericho, VT)
Title: Automatic process and design method, system and program product
Patent Number: 7,222,326

Inventors: Bolken; Todd O. (Meridian, ID)
Title: Alternative method used to package multimedia card by transfer molding
Patent Number: 7,220,615

Inventors: Bolle; Dirk (Bonn, DE), Treudt; Volker (Windeck, DE)
Title: Fuel tank for a motor vehicle
Patent Number: 7,219,704

Inventors: Bolt; David Joseph (Duncansville, PA), Newman; Kenneth Ray (Willis, TX)
Title: Wellbore fluid removal systems and methods
Patent Number: 9,028,229

Inventors: Bone; Dennis (Tewksbury, MA)
Title: Protrusion anchor assembly
Patent Number: 9,028,184

Inventors: Bonhomme; Corinne (Sergi, FR)
Title: Method of eliminating false echoes of a signal and corresponding rake receiver
Patent Number: 7,940,835

Inventors: Bonnet; Laurent (Mesum, DE)
Title: Wind turbine with integrated design and controlling method
Patent Number: 7,939,961

Inventors: Bonnette; Michael J. (Minneapolis, MN), Thor; Eric J. (Arden Hills, MN)
Title: Packaging system with oxygen sensor
Patent Number: 7,219,799

Inventors: Bonnette; Michael J. (Minneapolis, MN), Thor; Eric J. (Arden Hills, MN), Prather; Richard R. (St. Michael, MN)
Title: Gas inflation/evacuation system and sealing system incorporating a compression sealing mechanism for guidewire assembly having occlusive device
Patent Number: 7,220,243

Inventors: Bookhamer; Paul A. (Altoona, PA)
Title: Cutting tool assembly including retainer sleeve with compression band
Patent Number: 9,028,008

Inventors: Boor; Steven E. (Plano, TX)
Title: Microphone input buffer biasing circuit
Patent Number: 7,221,766

Inventors: Bories; Sebastien (Maleville, FR), Robottom; Gavin Paul (Leeds, GB)
Title: System and method for casing hanger running
Patent Number: 9,027,658

Inventors: Bornea; Mihaela Ancuta (White Plains, NY), Dolby; Julian Timothy (Bronx, NY), Kementsietsidis; Anastasios (New York, NY), Srinivas; Kavitha (Rye, NY)
Title: Method and apparatus for optimizing the evaluation of semantic web queries
Patent Number: 9,031,933

Inventors: Borran; Jaber Mohammad (San Diego, CA), Khandekar; Aamod Dinkar (San Diego, CA)
Title: Adaptive association and joint association and resource partitioning in a wireless communication network
Patent Number: 9,031,023

Inventors: Boucher; Ryan P (San Francisco, CA), Reiley; Mark A (Piedmont, CA), Scribner; Robert M (Los Altos, CA), Reo; Michael L (Redwood City, CA)
Title: Systems and methods for treating vertebral bodies
Patent Number: 7,938,835

Inventors: Boudouris; Randall (Sylvania, OH), Rundquist; Luke (Sylvania, OH)
Title: Magnetic receptive printable media
Patent Number: 9,028,951

Inventors: Bower; Benjamin (Newark, CA), Goedegebuur; Frits (Vlaardingen, NL), Clarkson; Kathleen A. (San Francisco, CA), Power; Scott D. (San Bruno, CA)
Title: Phytase enzymes, nucleic acid sequences encoding phytase enzymes and vectors and host cells incorporating same
Patent Number: 7,220,445

Inventors: Bowers; Glenn R. (Jonesboro, AR)
Title: Soybean cultivar BA947474
Patent Number: 7,220,898

Inventors: Bowers; Martin (Victoria, CA)
Title: Process for the design of an airfoil
Patent Number: 7,941,300

Inventors: Bowman; John Lloyd (Tucson, AZ), Snider; Ross Justin (Tucson, AZ)
Title: Ultra low pressure drop flow element system for measuring fluid flow rates
Patent Number: 7,219,558

Inventors: Brady; Scott P. (Placentia, CA)
Title: Rowing exercise device
Patent Number: 9,028,374

Inventors: Brask; Justin K. (Portland, OR), Doczy; Mark L. (Beaverton, OR), Kavalieros; Jack (Portland, OR), Shah; Uday (Portland, OR), Metz; Matthew V. (Hillsboro, OR), Barns; Chris E. (Portland, OR), Datta; Suman (Beaverton, OR), Thomas; Christopher D. (Aloha, OR), Chau; Robert S. (Beaverton, OR)
Title: Method for making a semiconductor device with a metal gate electrode that is formed on an annealed high-k gate dielectric layer
Patent Number: 7,220,635

Inventors: Bredau; Jan (Esslingen, DE), Keller; Reinhard (Ostfildern, DE)
Title: Method for error containment and diagnosis in a fluid power system
Patent Number: 7,941,290

Inventors: Breed; David S. (Miami Beach, FL)
Title: Cargo theft prevention using text messaging
Patent Number: 9,030,321

Inventors: Breier; Joshua G. (Vista, CA), Haralson; Gregory (Laguna Niguel, CA), Rice; Scott A. (San Diego, CA), Saliba; Allan (Oceanside, CA)
Title: Golf club head
Patent Number: 7,938,740

Inventors: Breneman; James C. (Galesburg, MI)
Title: Exerciser device for lower legs
Patent Number: 7,220,234

Inventors: Bressoud; Patrick (Choex, CH)
Title: Tracked drive device
Patent Number: 7,220,197

Inventors: Breul; Thierry (Frontignan, FR), Laruelle; Claude (Villeneuve-Loubet, FR)
Title: Oral composition containing an antiplatelet agent of the thienopyridine family in the form of free base
Patent Number: 9,029,390

Inventors: Brewis; Neil D. (Hauxton, GB), Woolven; Benjamin P. (Bedford, GB), Holmes; Steve (Great Chishill, GB), Tomlinson; Ian M. (Great Shelford, GB), Lee; Jennifer (Cambridge, GB), Enever; Carolyn (Cambridge, GB), Basran; Amrik (Cambridge, GB), Jones; Kate (Cambridge, GB), de Wildt; Ruud (Cambridge, GB), Blein; Stanislas (Briancon, FR)
Title: Antagonists against TNFR1 and methods of use therefor
Patent Number: 9,028,822

Inventors: Brewster; David (Toronto, CA), Howell; Paul (Orillia, CA)
Title: System and method for notifying a cashier of the presence of an item in an obscured area of a shopping cart
Patent Number: 7,219,838

Inventors: Brien; Claire M. (Royal Oak, MD), Brien; Stephen A. (Royal Oak, MD)
Title: Reciprocating motion apparatus for a stroller
Patent Number: 9,027,689

Inventors: Briggs; Peter G. (Norcross, GA)
Title: Backup communication modes
Patent Number: 7,219,367

Inventors: Brito da Silva Correia; Pedro Manuel (Estoril, PT)
Title: Process to produce lithium carbonate directly from the aluminosilicate mineral
Patent Number: 9,028,789

Inventors: Brodsky; MaryJane (Salt Point, NY), Chudzik; Michael P. (Danbury, CT), Dai; Min (Mahwah, NJ), Shepard, Jr.; Joseph F. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Siddiqui; Shahab (White Plains, NY), Wang; Yanfeng (Fishkill, NY), Liu; Jinping (Hopewell Junction, NY)
Title: Composite high-k gate dielectric stack for reducing gate leakage
Patent Number: 9,029,959

Inventors: Bronson; Barry (Saratoga, CA)
Title: Medium with embedded information
Patent Number: 7,221,382

Inventors: Bronzoni; Pier Luigi (Turin, IT)
Title: Poster holder
Patent Number: 9,027,271

Inventors: Brown; Gerald Oronde (Wilmington, DE), Meng; Xianjun (Hockessin, DE)
Title: Fluoropolymer additive for coatings
Patent Number: 9,029,452

Inventors: Brown; Michael S. (Research Triangle Park, NC), McMahan; Paul F. (Research Triangle Park, NC), Patel; Sachin P. (Research Triangle Park, NC)
Title: Serializing a templated markup language representation of test artifacts
Patent Number: 9,032,364

Inventors: Brown; Stephen J. (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Remote health monitoring and maintenance system
Patent Number: 7,941,323

Inventors: Brown; Stephen J. (Woodside, CA)
Title: Disease simulation system and method
Patent Number: 7,941,308

Inventors: Brown; Stephen J. (Woodside, CA)
Title: User monitoring
Patent Number: 7,941,327

Inventors: Bruchmann; Bernd (Freinsheim, DE), Bedat; Joelle (Strasbourg, FR), Kaczun; Jurgen (Niederkirchen, DE), Poganiuch; Peter (Neustadt, DE)
Title: Liquid printing inks for flexographic and/or gravure printing using hyperbranched polymers as binders
Patent Number: 7,939,583

Inventors: Brunet; Jeffrey (Richmond Hill, CA), Collins; Ian (Markham, CA), Chowdhary; Yousuf (Maple, CA), Lemelev; Alex (Thornhill, CA), Kusov; Valeriy (Mississauga, CA)
Title: Systems and methods for controlling production quantities
Patent Number: 7,941,845

Inventors: Brunsch, Jr.; James P. (Rapid City, SD), Bittle; David A. (Somerville, AL), Cothran; Julian L. (Arab, AL), Jimmerson; Gary T. (Athens, AL), Garner; Russell S. (Huntland, TN)
Title: Systems and methods for angular rate and position measurement
Patent Number: 7,938,004

Inventors: Brust; David (Asheville, NC), Robertson; Angela I. (Arden, NC), Stingel, III; Frederick John (Asheville, NC), Stingel; Jeffrey W. (Asheville, NC)
Title: Determining pallet case configurations for placement by a robot
Patent Number: 7,221,998

Inventors: Budike, Jr.; Lothar E. S. (Wallingford, PA)
Title: Multi-utility energy control and facility automation system with dashboard having a plurality of interface gateways
Patent Number: 7,222,111

Inventors: Budris; Christopher (Cheshire, CT), Pezza; Franco (Wallingford, CT)
Title: Configurable broadhead arrowhead
Patent Number: 9,028,349

Inventors: Buelow, II; Roger F. (Gates Mills, OH), Hellman; Wayne R. (Aurora, OH), Sulcs; Juris (Chagrin Falls, OH), Davenport; John M. (Middleburg Heights, OH), Buchina; Raymond A. (Mentor, OH), Frankiewicz; Gregory P. (Mayfield Heights, OH)
Title: Compact, high-efficiency illumination system for video-imaging devices
Patent Number: 7,220,035

Inventors: Bueti; Serafino (Waterbury, VT), Goodnow; Kenneth J. (Essex Junction, VT), Leonard; Todd E. (Williston, VT), Mann; Gregory J. (Wheaton, IL), Sandon; Peter A. (Essex Junction, VT), Twombly; Peter A. (Shelburne, VT), Woodruff; Charles S. (Charlotte, VT)
Title: Dynamic critical path detector for digital logic circuit paths
Patent Number: 7,941,772

Inventors: Bullen; Melvin James (Reston, VA), Dodd; Steven Louis (Reston, VA), Lynch; William Thomas (Apex, NC), Herbison; David James (Arvada, CO)
Title: Methods and systems for a memory section
Patent Number: 7,941,595

Inventors: Bulow; Sven (Hamburg, DE)
Title: Modular array arrangements
Patent Number: 7,219,800

Inventors: Burgess; Kevin Edward (Carlingford, AU), Foreman; Michael Christopher (Northmead, AU)
Title: Air diffuser system for industrial pumps
Patent Number: 9,028,203

Inventors: Burrington; Richard L. (Westfield, MA), Montuori; William K. (Simsbury, CT), Rice; William F. (West Simsbury, CT), Sambor; Thomas W. (Granby, MA), Steen; Lloyd E. (Canton, CT)
Title: Method and system of monitoring mass in a pulverized coal fired furnace
Patent Number: 9,027,422

Inventors: Burton; Dennis R. (La Jolla, CA), Moroncini; Gianluca (La Jolla, CA), Williamson; R. Anthony (San Diego, CA)
Title: Motif-grafted hybrid polypeptides and uses thereof
Patent Number: 7,939,641

Inventors: Burtt; Eric R. (Orinda, CA)
Title: Integrated thermal module and back plate structure and related methods
Patent Number: 9,027,289

Inventors: Busani; Ulderico (Reggio Emilia, IT)
Title: Saturation-proof hydraulic control device that is composed of two or more elements
Patent Number: 7,219,593

Inventors: Buschjohann; Thomas (Nordstemmen, DE), Kauert; Heiko (Ludwigsfelde, DE)
Title: Auxiliary frame, particularly for motor vehicles
Patent Number: 7,938,414

Inventors: Buske; Robert J. (The Woodlands, TX)
Title: Reamer with improved hydraulics for use in a wellbore
Patent Number: 7,938,204

Inventors: Byrd; Chelsea M. (Corvallis, OR), Jordan; Robert (Corvallis, OR), Dai; Dongcheng (Corvallis, OR), Hruby; Dennis E. (Albany, OR)
Title: Small molecule inhibitors for the treatment or prevention of dengue virus infection
Patent Number: 9,029,376

Inventors: Cairo; Ronald Ralph (Greer, SC)
Title: Inflatable wind turbine blade and method for forming said rotor blade
Patent Number: 7,938,623

Inventors: Califano; Paul J. (Cairo, GA), Califano; Michael J. (Cairo, GA)
Title: Single component two-stage regulator
Patent Number: 7,938,141

Inventors: Camparo; James C. (Redondo Beach, CA), Klimcak; Charles M. (Palos Verdes Estates, CA)
Title: Discharge lamp stabilization system
Patent Number: 7,221,231

Inventors: Campbell; D. Michael (Lakeland, FL), Zacks; Jack E. (Coral Gables, FL)
Title: Simplified oil sampling assembly
Patent Number: 7,938,029

Inventors: Cao; Fengming (Bristol, GB), Fan; Zhong (Bristol, GB)
Title: Radio resource management for distributed cellular systems
Patent Number: 9,031,024

Inventors: Cardenas; Carlos A. (North Granby, CT), Byrne; Matthew T. (South Windsor, CT)
Title: Pipe heater
Patent Number: 7,220,947

Inventors: Cardno; Andrew John (Wellington, NZ)
Title: Queue management system and method
Patent Number: 7,221,367

Inventors: Cardno; Robert (Novi, MI)
Title: Clean air duct noise silencing
Patent Number: 7,938,225

Inventors: Carley; Adam L. (Windham, NH)
Title: High speed serializer-deserializer
Patent Number: 7,221,295

Inventors: Carlier; Boris (Le Vesinet, FR), Landreau; Benoit (Chatenay Malabry, FR)
Title: Method of thermally insulating coaxial pipes with a particulate insulating material
Patent Number: 7,938,148

Inventors: Carlini; Rina (Oakville, CA), Makeiff; Darren Andrew (St. Albert, CA)
Title: Nanosized particles of benzimidazolone pigments
Patent Number: 7,938,903

Inventors: Carr; William L. (Bettendorf, IA), Starkey; Carl (Clinton, IA)
Title: Sensor mount with self-tightening device
Patent Number: 7,937,998

Inventors: Carrasca; Robert (Seattle, WA), Reese; Jasmine (Renton, WA), Woodrow; Jason (Seattle, WA)
Title: Corable containers and accessories
Patent Number: 9,028,383

Inventors: Carrier; David A. (Aberdeen, MD), Puzio; Daniel (Baltimore, MD), Bradus; Robert (Bel Air, MD)
Title: Safety mechanism for a rotary hammer
Patent Number: 7,938,194

Inventors: Carroll; Matthew James (Toronto, CA), Garcia-Arellano; Christian Marcelo (Richmond Hill, CA), Lightstone; Sam Sampson (Toronto, CA), Lindsay; Bruce Gilbert (San Jose, CA), Storm; Adam J. (Toronto, CA), Zilio; Daniel Costante (Georgetown, CA), Zubiri; Adriana (Richmond Hill, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for simulating operation in a data processing system
Patent Number: 9,031,826

Inventors: Carter; Darryl (Owings Mills, MD)
Title: Method for reducing the likelihood of implantation failure during assisted reproduction in a subject
Patent Number: 7,939,491

Inventors: Caruso; Amy (Southwick, MA), Todd; James (Collinsville, CT), Naughton; Matthew (Simsbury, CT), Zaiken; Judith (East Longmeadow, MA), Byrne; Richard (Windsor, CT)
Title: Systems and methods for providing a combination financial product
Patent Number: 7,941,358

Inventors: Castille; Debra (Harrisonville, MO)
Title: Process of interfacing a patient indirectly with their own electronic medical records
Patent Number: 7,941,328

Inventors: Catabay; Wilbur G. (Saratoga, CA), Hsia; Wei-Jen (Saratoga, CA), Cui; Hao (Gresham, OR)
Title: Planarization with reduced dishing
Patent Number: 7,220,362

Inventors: Catreux; Severine (Cardiff, CA), Riphagen; Ian (San Diego, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus to process dedicated physical control channel (DPCCH) in a transmit antenna diversity (TXDIV) rake finger
Patent Number: 7,941,118

Inventors: Cech; Steven D. (Aurora, OH), Kotnik; Gerald (Willoughby, OH)
Title: Positioners and microscopes incorporating the same
Patent Number: 7,940,479

Inventors: Cernat; Radu-Marian (Berlin, DE)
Title: Gas blast circuit breaker
Patent Number: 9,029,726

Inventors: Cerutti; Giuliano (Borgomanero, IT), Menegaldo; Pierre (Borgosesia, IT), Barberis-Organista; Filippo (Trivero, IT)
Title: Transfer device for cylindrical stacks of products arranged on an edge
Patent Number: 7,220,094

Inventors: Chaffee; Robert B. (Boston, MA)
Title: Valve for inflatable objects
Patent Number: 7,938,138

Inventors: Chainer; Timothy J. (Putnam Valley, NY), Graybill; David P. (Staatsburg, NY), Iyengar; Madhusudan K. (Woodstock, NY), Kamath; Vinod (Raleigh, NC), Kochuparambil; Bejoy J. (Apex, NC), Schmidt; Roger R. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Steinke; Mark E. (Durham, NC)
Title: Thermoelectric-enhanced, liquid-based cooling of a multi-component electronic system
Patent Number: 9,027,360

Inventors: Chalmers; Hamish (Sevenoaks, GB)
Title: Video archival system
Patent Number: 9,030,563

Inventors: Chambers; Michael J. (Erlangen, DE), Kiessling; Michael (Freising, DE)
Title: Mobile telephone-based system and method for automated data input
Patent Number: 7,941,125

Inventors: Champagne; David (Princeton, NJ), Tiwari; Abhishek (Urbana, IL), Wu; Wei (Hillsboro, OR), Hughes; Christopher J. (San Jose, CA), Kumar; Sanjeev (San Jose, CA), Lu; Shih-Lien (Portland, OR)
Title: Providing metadata in a translation lookaside buffer (TLB)
Patent Number: 7,941,631

Inventors: Chan; Kwok Fai (Hong Kong, HK)
Title: Tethered airborne wind power generator system
Patent Number: 9,030,038

Inventors: Chan; Li-Hsiang (Hsinchu, TW), Hsiao; You-Chang (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: System and method of enhancing data reliability
Patent Number: 9,032,261

Inventors: Chan; Vi Chi (Toronto, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for rule-based operations
Patent Number: 7,222,114

Inventors: Chandler; Barry E. (Houston, TX)
Title: Dry hand cleaner comprising corncob particles
Patent Number: 7,939,479

Inventors: Chandler; Christopher James Elphinstone (Boston, MA), Bunker; Guy Barry Owen (Buckinghamshire, GB)
Title: User interfaces for collaborative multi-locale context-aware systems management problem analysis
Patent Number: 7,941,484

Inventors: Chang; A-Ming (Taipei, TW)
Title: Touch input device with button function
Patent Number: 9,030,435

Inventors: Chang; Byung-Ho (Suwon-si, KR), Kim; Yong-Woo (Seoul, KR), Garmonov; Alexandr Vasilievich (Russian Federation, RU), Gluschenko; Alexandr Victorovich (Russian Federation, RU), Grischuk; Yaroslav Vladimirivich (Russian Federation, RU), Grischuk; Vladimir Ivanovich (Russian Federation, RU)
Title: Surge protection device and method
Patent Number: 7,221,550

Inventors: Chang; Chiew Mun (Singapore, SG), Li; Hong (Singapore, SG)
Title: Method and apparatus for automatic fine tuning based on sync detection
Patent Number: 7,941,112

Inventors: Chang; Chih-Chen (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Receiving slot frame with fan
Patent Number: 7,220,178

Inventors: Chang; Chih-Kuang (New Taipei, TW), Wu; Xin-Yuan (Shenzhen, CN), Wang; Min (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Computing device and method for determining distance between two curved surfaces
Patent Number: 9,030,473

Inventors: Chang; Heng-Chia (Taipei Hsien, TW), Wang; Yi-Hua (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Power supply providing multiple synchronous outputs
Patent Number: 7,939,963

Inventors: Chang; Henry (San Diego, CA), Dunn; Doug (Chula Vista, CA)
Title: System and method for controlling antenna pattern
Patent Number: 7,221,318

Inventors: Chang; Jen-Tsorng (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Cleaning system
Patent Number: 9,027,187

Inventors: Chang; Jen-Tsorng (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Electronic eyeglasses
Patent Number: 9,028,068

Inventors: Chang; Josephine B. (Mahopac, NY), Lauer; Isaac (Yorktown Heights, NY), Lin; Chung-Hsun (White Plains, NY), Sleight; Jeffrey N. (Ridgefield, CT)
Title: Stringer-free gate electrode for a suspended semiconductor fin
Patent Number: 9,029,213

Inventors: Chang; Leland (New York, NY), Montoye; Robert K. (Rochester, MN), Nakamura; Yutaka (Kyoto-fu, JP)
Title: Time division multiplexed limited switch dynamic logic
Patent Number: 9,030,234

Inventors: Chang; Leland (New York, NY), Montoye; Robert K. (Rochester, MN), Nakamura; Yutaka (Kyoto-fu, JP)
Title: Time division multiplexed limited switch dynamic logic
Patent Number: 9,030,235

Inventors: Chang; Louis (Toronto, CA)
Title: System and method for tracking installed equipment and deploying spare parts
Patent Number: 7,219,834

Inventors: Chang; Yian (Hacienda Heights, CA), Espiau; Frederick M. (Topanga, CA)
Title: Plasma lamp with dielectric waveguide integrated with transparent bulb
Patent Number: 7,940,007

Inventors: Chang; Youn-Gyoung (Kyounggi-do, KR), Nam; Seung-Hee (Kyounggi-do, KR)
Title: Liquid crystal display panel and fabricating method thereof
Patent Number: 7,220,611

Inventors: Chang; Yu-Chen (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Narrow bandpass filter installed on a circuit board for suppressing a high-frequency harmonic wave
Patent Number: 7,221,240

Inventors: Chang; Yu-Cheng (Taipei, TW), Lan; Mao-feng (Hsinchu, TW), Lin; Chung-hung (Huwei Township, Yunlin County, TW)
Title: Current control circuit and method thereof for a power converter
Patent Number: 9,030,178

Inventors: Chang; Yu-Ching (Hsinchu County, TW), Lin; Yu-Yu (Yilan County, TW), Lan; Shiu-Chieh (Taichung, TW), Wu; Cheng-Tao (Taipei County, TW), Liu; Chung-Cheng (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: MicroRNA motifs
Patent Number: 7,941,278

Inventors: Chatte; Fabien (Nogent sur Marne, FR)
Title: Method of franking with early signature generation
Patent Number: 9,031,879

Inventors: Che; Ker-Min (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: System and method for implementing an online design platform for integrated circuits
Patent Number: 7,941,770

Inventors: Checca; Domenic (Stoneham, MA), Hrubowchak; David (Litchfield, NH)
Title: High pressure discharge lamp with multiple arc tubes
Patent Number: 9,030,099

Inventors: Chediak; J. Alex (Eagan, MN), Luo; Zhongsheng (Albany, CA), Sands; Timothy D. (West Lafayette, IN), Cheung; Nathan W. (Albany, CA), Lee; Luke P. (Orinda, CA), Seo; Jeonggi (Albany, CA)
Title: Integrated, fluorescence-detecting microanalytical system
Patent Number: 7,221,455

Inventors: Chellappa; Anand (Albuquerque, NM)
Title: Catalyst incorporation in a microreactor
Patent Number: 7,220,699

Inventors: Chelliah; Gopikrishnan (Madurai, IN), Narayanan; Hariharan L. (Thanjavur, IN), Ramakrishnan; Arun (Chennai, IN), Shetty; Rohit (Bangalore, IN)
Title: Log file compression
Patent Number: 9,031,997

Inventors: Chen; An (Sunnyvale, CA), Krivokapic; Zoran (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Process of patterning small scale devices
Patent Number: 7,939,247

Inventors: Chen; Chih-Hua (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Loudspeaker
Patent Number: 9,031,263

Inventors: Chen; Ching-Shu (Changhua, TW)
Title: Bicycle hub that will not produce noise
Patent Number: 7,938,241

Inventors: Chen; Ching-Shu (Changhua, TW)
Title: Bicycle hub that will not drive the pedal and will not produce noise when the hub is rotated in the backward direction
Patent Number: 7,938,242

Inventors: Chen; Danping (Ikeda, JP), Akai; Tomoko (Ikeda, JP)
Title: Luminescent glass
Patent Number: 7,938,551

Inventors: Chen; Deborah (Commonwealth, SG), Lee; Kiew Ching (Commonwealth, SG), Terrell; Lamont Roscoe (King of Prussia, PA)
Title: Thienopyridine NOX2 inhibitors
Patent Number: 9,029,545

Inventors: Chen; Fang-Tzu (Taichung, TW)
Title: Portable barrel for containing beverage
Patent Number: 9,027,772

Inventors: Chen; Fen (Williston, VT), Dufresne; Roger A. (Fairfax, VT), Sullivan; Timothy D. (Underhill, VT), Wang; Yanfeng (Fishkill, NY)
Title: On-chip poly-to-contact process monitoring and reliability evaluation system and method of use
Patent Number: 9,029,172

Inventors: Chen; Han-Ting (Hsin Chu Shien, TW), Hsieh; Yun-Liang (Tao Yuan Shien, TW), Chang; Jung-Wen (Tao Yuan Shien, TW)
Title: Silent heat dissipation device
Patent Number: 7,940,951

Inventors: Chen; Jhun-Hua (Chang Hua, TW), Lin; Hua-Tai (Hsin-Chu, TW), Wen; Lai Chien (Hsin-Chu, TW), Liang; Fu-Jye (Kaohsiung, TW)
Title: Method and system for improving printing accuracy of a contact layout
Patent Number: 7,939,222

Inventors: Chen; JianXin (Nantong, CN), Li; C-Y (Nantong, CN), Zhan; Yang (Nantong, CN), Tang; Hui (Nantong, CN), Zhou; LiHeng (Nantong, CN), Shi; Jin (Nantong, CN), Bao; ZhiHua (Nantong, CN)
Title: Compact microwave distributed-element dual-mode bandpass filter
Patent Number: 9,030,277

Inventors: Chen; Kun-Chen (Taichung Hsien, TW)
Title: Knife connector
Patent Number: 7,937,840

Inventors: Chen; Shyh-Kwei (Chappaqua, NY), Vlachos; Michail (Tarrytown, NY), Wu; Kun-Lung (Yorktown Heights, NY), Yu; Philip Shi-lung (Chappaqua, NY)
Title: Systems and methods for correlation of burst events among data streams
Patent Number: 7,940,672

Inventors: Chen; Xiang-Biao (Shenzhen, CN), Lu; Hong-Lang (Shenzhen, CN), Liu; Yu-Lin (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Motherboard testing apparatus
Patent Number: 9,031,807

Inventors: Chen; Zhaoqing (Poughkeepsie, NY), Schuster; Christian (Yorktown Heights, NY)
Title: Crosstalk reduction in electrical interconnects using differential signaling
Patent Number: 7,939,930

Inventors: Cheng; Chuan-Te (Hsin-Chu, TW), Kuo; Tao-Hung (Hsin-Chu, TW)
Title: Projection apparatus
Patent Number: 9,028,073

Inventors: Cheng; Fu-Yuan (Taichung, TW), Chao; Chih-Hsien (Taichung, TW)
Title: Brake structure for a main shaft of a direct drive torque motor
Patent Number: 7,938,237

Inventors: Cheng; Kangguo (Schenectady, NY), Wang; Junli (Singerlands, NY), Wong; Keith Kwong Hon (Wappingers Falls, NY), Yang; Chih-Chao (Glenmont, NY)
Title: Semiconductor device with replacement metal gate and method for selective deposition of material for replacement metal gate
Patent Number: 9,029,208

Inventors: Cheng; Lebin (Fremont, CA), Tikhman; Anatoly (Hillsborough, CA)
Title: Network device for monitoring and modifying network traffic between an end user and a content provider
Patent Number: 7,941,562

Inventors: Cheng; Sheng-Hsiung (New Taipei, TW), Lin; Te-An (New Taipei, TW), Chen; Chih-Hsiung (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Hanging device
Patent Number: 9,027,893

Inventors: Cheng; Yu-Ting (Hsinchu County, TW), Ching; Chee-Onn (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Wireless camera apparatus and wireless camera device
Patent Number: 9,031,398

Inventors: Cherewyk; Boris P. (Calgary, CA)
Title: Method for conveying balls downhole using a ball carrier medium
Patent Number: 9,027,652

Inventors: Chern; Jyh-Haur (Taipei, TW), Hsu; Tsu-An (Taipei, TW), Kang; Iou-Jiun (Pingtung County, TW), Wang; Li-Wen (Kaohsiung, TW), Lee; Chung-Chi (Chung-He, TW), Lee; Yen-Chun (Taitung, TW), Wu; Yen-Shian (Kaohsiung, TW), Hsu; Sheng-Ju (Yangmei Town, TW), Yueh; Yueh Andrew (Xindian, TW), Chao; Yu-Sheng (Warren, NJ)
Title: Imidazolidinone and imidazolidinethione derivatives
Patent Number: 7,939,523

Inventors: Cheuk; Wai Lun (San Marcos, CA), Khoo; Christina (Duxbury, MA)
Title: Method and composition to reduce diarrhea in a companion animal
Patent Number: 9,028,861

Inventors: Cheung; Patrick K. (Sunnyvale, CA), Khathuria; Ashok M. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Self aligned memory element and wordline
Patent Number: 7,220,985

Inventors: Chevalier; Pascal (Courbevoie, FR), Francois; Pipon (Paris, FR), Delaveau; Francois (Le Perreux Sur Marne, FR)
Title: Method and device for synchronizing rectilinear or quasi-rectilinear links in the presence of interference
Patent Number: 7,940,856

Inventors: Chidambarrao; Dureseti (Weston, CT), Green; Brian J. (Yorktown Heights, NY), Rim; Kern (Yorktown Heights, NY)
Title: Transistor having dielectric stressor elements for applying in-plane shear stress
Patent Number: 7,221,024

Inventors: Chin; Albert K. (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Tissue dissector apparatus
Patent Number: 7,938,842

Inventors: Chin; Barry L. (Saratoga, CA), Mak; Alfred W. (Union City, CA), Lei; Lawrence C. (Milpitas, CA), Xi; Ming (Sunnyvale, CA), Chung; Hua (San Jose, CA), Lai; Ken Kaung (San Jose, CA), Byun; Jeong Soo (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Atomic layer deposition apparatus
Patent Number: 9,031,685

Inventors: Chin; Chih-Jen (Taipei, TW), Chu; Chun-Hao (Taipei, TW), Wang; Ting-Hong (Taipei, TW), Tsai; Sheng-Yuan (Taipei, TW)
Title: Test board
Patent Number: 7,940,068

Inventors: Chindapol; Aik (Princeton, NJ), Hausl; Christoph (Munich, DE)
Title: Embedded retransmission scheme with cross-packet coding
Patent Number: 7,941,724

Inventors: Chiono; Roberto (Rivarolo Canavese, IT)
Title: Golf training equipment
Patent Number: 9,028,338

Inventors: Chiou; Jin-Chern (Hsinchu, TW), Hung; Chen-Chun (Linyuan Township, Kaohsiung County, TW), Chang; Chih-Wei (Yangmei Township, Taoyuan County, TW)
Title: Microprobe array structure and method for manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 7,941,201

Inventors: Chipperfield; Richard F. (Charlestown, RI)
Title: Basketball training systems and methods
Patent Number: 7,938,746

Inventors: Chisari; Francis V. (Del Mar, CA), Cerny; Andreas (Berne, CH)
Title: Hepatitis C virus-derived peptides capable of inducing cytotoxic T lymphocyte responses
Patent Number: 7,220,420

Inventors: Chiu; Chin-Tien (Taichung, TW), Takiar; Hem (Fremont, CA), Liao; Chih-Chin (Changhua, TW), Yu; Cheemen (Madison, WI), Ye; Ning (San Jose, CA), Chien; Jack Chang (Kaoshiung, TW)
Title: Method of fabricating a semiconductor package having through holes for molding back side of package
Patent Number: 7,939,382

Inventors: Chiu; Huan-Ke (Jhudong Township, TW), Chen; Chun-Jen (Sanchong, TW)
Title: All digital phase lock loop and method for controlling phase lock loop
Patent Number: 7,940,127

Inventors: Chiu; Ru-Jen (Taipei, TW), Liu; Chen-Hua (Taipei, TW), Denq; Bar-Long (Taipei, TW), Chen; Hung-Jen (Taipei, TW)
Title: Protective sheet and method for manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 7,939,165

Inventors: Cho; Choongyeun (Hopewell Junction, NY), Kim; Jonghae (Fishkill, NY), Kim; Moon J. (Wappingers Falls, NY), Plouchart; Jean-Olivier (New York, NY), Trzcinski; Robert E. (Rhinebeck, NY)
Title: Structure for symmetrical capacitor
Patent Number: 7,939,910

Inventors: Cho; Chung-kun (Yongin-si, KR), Lee; Doo-yeon (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Polymer electrolyte membrane, method of preparing the same and fuel cell employing the same
Patent Number: 7,939,216

Inventors: Cho; Hyun-Jin (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Memory cells, memory devices and integrated circuits incorporating the same
Patent Number: 7,940,560

Inventors: Cho; Il-Weon (Seoul, KR), Cho; Hyung-Joon (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Hahm; Hee-Hyeok (Seoul, KR), Lee; Sang-Yun (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Method for processing address of short message service center in IMT-2000 asynchronous network
Patent Number: 7,221,952

Inventors: Cho; Yoon Kyu (Gyeongsangnam-do, KR)
Title: Chain belt-type variable transmission
Patent Number: 9,028,350

Inventors: Choi; Joon-Young (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Semiconductor substrate, method of fabricating the same, method of fabricating semiconductor device, and method of fabricating image sensor
Patent Number: 7,939,358

Inventors: Choi; Kiyong (Seattle, WA), Allstot; David J. (Seattle, WA)
Title: Self-bias and digitally tunable conduction angle circuits for a differential RF non-linear power amplifier employing low-voltage transistors
Patent Number: 7,221,217

Inventors: Choi; Young-Wan (Seoul, KR), Kim; Do-Gyun (Seoul, KR), Hong; Nam-Pyo (Seoul, KR)
Title: Signal amplification apparatus with advanced linearization
Patent Number: 7,940,126

Inventors: Chommeloux; Luc (Le Cannet, FR), Menage; Philippe (Vence, FR)
Title: Low-cost temperature and pressure sensor comprising SAW resonators, and method of fabrication for same
Patent Number: 9,027,407

Inventors: Chou; Hwai-Pwu (Hsinchu, TW), Lin; Chien-Jen (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Peak-detect-and-hold circuit and method thereof using ramp sampling technique
Patent Number: 7,940,089

Inventors: Chou; Philip Andrew (Bellevue, WA), Padmanabhan; Venkata N. (Bellevue, WA), Wang; Helen (Issaquah, WA)
Title: Layered multiple description coding
Patent Number: 7,222,285

Inventors: Chow; John (Saratoga, CA), Lin; Chih-Min (Tu-Cheng, TW), Xu; Yong-Chun (Kunshan, CN), Bu; Jian-Ming (Kunshan, CN)
Title: Choke module having improved terminal arrangement
Patent Number: 7,940,154

Inventors: Chowdhury; Shaestagir (Beaverton, OR), Bauer; Matthew R. (Hillsboro, OR), Grunes; Jeff (Aloha, OR), Ozer; Soley (Portland, OR)
Title: Electroless plating baths for high aspect features
Patent Number: 7,220,296

Inventors: Chretien; Jean-Louis (Cours les Barres, FR)
Title: Cyclist's shoe with a cleat for retaining the shoe on an automatic securement pedal
Patent Number: 7,219,451

Inventors: Christensen; Jan (Rock Island, IL)
Title: Foldable water tank with shielded hinges
Patent Number: 7,938,291

Inventors: Christian; Brenda Aarons (Ponte Vedra Beach, FL)
Title: Mascara brush and kit
Patent Number: 7,219,801

Inventors: Christiance; Kenneth D. (Apex, NC), Hewett; Michael S. (Mount Airy, MD), Maharg; Mark A. (Atlanta, GA), Thomas; James H. (Morristown, IN)
Title: On-demand service reconciliation, audit, and alert
Patent Number: 7,941,466

Inventors: Chu; Thomas P. (Englishtown, NJ), Akyamac; Ahmet A. (Bridgewater, NJ), Kushnir; Dan (Springfield, NJ), Uzunalioglu; Huseyin (Millington, NJ)
Title: Adaptive polling of information from a device
Patent Number: 9,032,119

Inventors: Chuang; Harry (Hsin-Chu, TW), Thei; Kong-Beng (Hsin-Chu, TW)
Title: Eliminating poly uni-direction line-end shortening using second cut
Patent Number: 7,939,384

Inventors: Chuang; Kai-Lan (Tainan, TW), Chen; Ying-Lieh (Tainan, TW)
Title: Optical sensor with photo TFT
Patent Number: 7,940,252

Inventors: Chuang; Shan-Chi (Wugu Township, Taipei County, TW)
Title: Curtain carrier having a simplified construction
Patent Number: 7,937,808

Inventors: Chughtai; Majid Jamshed (Chester, GB), Ghosal; Anindya Kumar (Bangalore, IN), Lankshear; Michael David (Amsterdam, NL), Strickland; David (Manchester, GB)
Title: Bituminous composition
Patent Number: 9,028,602

Inventors: Chun; Jin Young (Anyang-si, KR), Ihm; Bin Chul (Anyang-si, KR), Lee; Wook Bong (Anyang-si, KR), Lee; Moon Il (Anyang-si, KR)
Title: Method for generating codeword based on a plurality of vector combinations and transmitting the same
Patent Number: 7,940,642

Inventors: Chung; Jae Hoon (Anyang-si, KR), Noh; Min Seok (Anyang-si, KR), Kwon; Yeong Hyeon (Anyang-si, KR), Ko; Hyun Soo (Anyang-si, KR), Han; Seung Hee (Anyang-si, KR), Lee; Moon Il (Anyang-si, KR)
Title: Uplink transmission control method in system supporting an uplink multiple access transmission mode
Patent Number: 9,031,052

Inventors: Chung; Ming-Hsing (Taoyuan Hsien, TW), Tien; Chang-Hung (Taoyuan Hsien, TW), Kuo; San-Ching (Taoyuan Hsien, TW)
Title: Optical transceiver module
Patent Number: 7,220,063

Inventors: Chung; Sheng-Chen (Jhubei, TW), Thei; Kong-Beng (Hsin-Chu County, TW), Chuang; Harry (Hsin-Chu, TW)
Title: Method for gate height control in a gate last process
Patent Number: 7,939,392

Inventors: Chung; Yeun-Jun (Seoul, KR)
Title: Diagnostic methods for colorectal cancer
Patent Number: 7,939,255

Inventors: Chung; Young Sir (Chandler, AZ), Baird; Robert W. (Gilbert, AZ)
Title: Magnetic tunnel junction sensor method
Patent Number: 7,220,602

Inventors: Ciet; Mathieu (Paris, FR), Farrugia; Augustin J. (Cupertino, CA), Paun; Filip Toma (Menlo Park, CA)
Title: Systems and methods for implementing block cipher algorithms on attacker-controlled systems
Patent Number: 9,031,228

Inventors: Cimino; Lisette (Milford, PA)
Title: Portable shopping cart with collapsible basket and seating for multiple children
Patent Number: 9,027,941

Inventors: Clark; Anthony L (San Jose, CA)
Title: Device and method for nipple reconstruction
Patent Number: 7,938,122

Inventors: Clark; Daniel (Derbyshire, GB), Rongong; Jem Athing (Stockport, GB)
Title: Turbomachine blade
Patent Number: 9,028,219

Inventors: Clark; Michael C. (Chantilly, VA), Nanda; Vijay (Houston, TX), Lopez; Carlos N. (Amissville, VA), Maerz; Brian (Chelmsford, MA), Bhandarkar; Maruti (East Weymouth, MA)
Title: Process for preparing ethylbenzene using vapor phase alkylation and liquid phase transalkylation
Patent Number: 7,939,704

Inventors: Clinkenbeard; Chuck (Plaines, MT)
Title: Handle for a rifle with a scope
Patent Number: 9,027,273

Inventors: Coady; Alan (Kanata, CA), Wang; Zixiong (Kanata, CA)
Title: Delay measurements and calibration methods and apparatus for distributed wireless systems
Patent Number: 7,940,667

Inventors: Cobb; Ann (Northfield, IL), Jayko; Michael (Northfield, IL)
Title: Multipurpose leash
Patent Number: 7,938,086

Inventors: Cochran; Edward L. (Minneapolis, MN), Au; Kwong Wing (Bloomington, MN)
Title: System and method for detecting radiation emissions
Patent Number: 9,030,327

Inventors: Coe; Peter Malcom (Ottowa, CA), Loo; James (Nepean, CA)
Title: Controlling radio transmitter power based on signal performance
Patent Number: 9,031,601

Inventors: Coello; Arthur (Miami, FL), Velazquez; Carlos Vega (Puebla, MX)
Title: Temporary aqueous aerosol paint composition and method for preparing the composition
Patent Number: 7,220,299

Inventors: Coffen; Robert Wayne (Redmond, WA), Lowry; Kent Rogers (Seattle, WA), Matteson; Eric Lawrence (Bellevue, WA), Igra; Mark S. (Seattle, WA)
Title: Extension of formulas and formatting in an electronic spreadsheet
Patent Number: 7,222,294

Inventors: Cohen; Eli (Skokie, IL)
Title: Protocol for risk stratification of ischemic events and optimized individualized treatment
Patent Number: 7,939,329

Inventors: Collins; Jonathan McKinnon (Charlotte, NC), Lambert; Joseph Joshua (Charlotte, NC), Collins; Michael John (Charlotte, NC)
Title: Microwave-assisted peptide synthesis
Patent Number: 7,939,628

Inventors: Collins; Russell F. (Sandown, NH), Falwell; Gary S. (Moultonborough, MA), Bene; Eric A. (Lynn, MA), Burns; Steven J. (Haverhill, MA), Collins; Denyse M. (Derry, NH), Gibson; Charles A. (Malden, MA), He; Ding Sheng (Tyngsboro, MA), LeClair; Paul E. (Merrimack, NH), Patterson; Donald F. (North Chelmsford, MA), Sagon; Stephen W. (Amherst, NH), Jais; Pierre (St. Medard, FR)
Title: Methods of using a catheter having a braided conductive member
Patent Number: 9,028,486

Inventors: Colvin; Vicki Leigh (Houston, TX), Yavuz; Cafer Tayyar (Goleta, CA), Mayo; John Thomas (Houston, TX), Yu; Weiyong (Rutland, MA)
Title: Magnetic purification of a sample
Patent Number: 7,938,969

Inventors: Combs; Michael L. (Essex Junction, VT), Grosch; Dale B. (Burlington, VT), Saitoh; Toshiharu (South Burlington, VT), Vanzo; Guy M. (Westford, VT)
Title: Testing and repair methodology for memories having redundancy
Patent Number: 7,222,274

Inventors: Conforth; Michael (Manalapan, NJ)
Title: Moisture-wicking saddle pad
Patent Number: 7,219,486

Inventors: Cooper, legal representative; John Douglas (Temple City, CA), Spencer, III; Herbert W. (Valencia, CA), Cooper, Sr., deceased; Hal B. H. (La Canada-Flintridge, CA)
Title: Methods for the production of ammonia from urea and/or biuret, and uses for NO.sub.x and/or particulate matter removal
Patent Number: 7,220,395

Inventors: Cormack; Peter (Strathclyde, GB), Graham; Duncan (Strathclyde, GB), Hernandez-Santana; Aaron (Strathclyde, GB), Ramaswamy; Arun Prasath (Sydney, AU), Smith; William Ewen (Strathclyde, GB)
Title: Functionalised polymers for binding metal surfaces
Patent Number: 9,029,473

Inventors: Cornic; Pascal (Brest, FR), Barraux; Eric (Brest, FR), Garrec; Patrick (Merignac, FR)
Title: Method using radar to detect a known target likely to be positioned at approximately a given height, near other targets positioned at approximately the same height
Patent Number: 7,940,205

Inventors: Cornwell; James Henly (Santa Anna, CA)
Title: Enhanced beam antenna
Patent Number: 7,221,329

Inventors: Corrado; Francis R. (Newton, MA), Nemiroff; Daniel (Folsom, CA)
Title: Method, system, and program for managing data migration
Patent Number: 7,222,135

Inventors: Costa; Elena (Munchen, DE), Galda; Dirk (Haar-Gronsdorf, DE), Haas; Harald (Bremen, DE), Meier; Niclas (Hamburg, DE), Rohling; Hermann (Wolfenbuttel, DE), Schulz; Egon (Munchen, DE)
Title: Method for synchronizing a radio communication system divided into radio cells
Patent Number: 7,941,166

Inventors: Costin; Daniel P. (Montpelier, VT)
Title: Water turbine system and method of operation
Patent Number: 7,939,957

Inventors: Cottignies; Laurent (Poisat, FR), Strippoli Gerin; Claudine (Tullins, FR), Jarry; Philippe (Grenoble, FR), Henon; Christine (Claix, FR), Sigli; Christophe (Grenoble, FR)
Title: Filler wire for welding aluminum alloys
Patent Number: 7,939,182

Inventors: Coulson; Richard L. (Portland, OR), Lueker; Jonathan C. (Portland, OR)
Title: Temperature adaptive ferro-electric memory access parameters
Patent Number: 7,222,052

Inventors: Cox; Aaron R. (Tucson, AZ), Nunn; Krista E. (Tucson, AZ), Roberts; Robin D. (Tucson, AZ), Saylor; Joni E. (Tempe, AZ)
Title: Combined media library cell array and storage device utilizing a media holder adapted to receive a cover for closing the holder
Patent Number: 7,221,536

Inventors: Cox; Marinus J. F. (Tiel, NL), Anjema; Pieter (Veenendaal, NL)
Title: Fibrous web and a method for manufacturing a shaped article by impregnating said web with a liquid resin and a hardener therefor
Patent Number: 7,220,688

Inventors: Crabb; Thomas M. (Middleton, WI), Morrow; Robert C. (Madison, WI), Emmerich; Jeffrey C. (Madison, WI), Gustafson; Marty (Cross Plains, WI)
Title: Marine LED lighting system and method
Patent Number: 7,220,018

Inventors: Crabtree; Gerald R. (Woodside, CA), Stankunas; Kryn (Menlo Park, CA), Briesewitz; Roger (Mountain View, CA), Wandless; Thomas J. (Stanford, CA)
Title: Bifunctional molecules and their use in the disruption of protein-protein interactions
Patent Number: 7,220,552

Inventors: Cranford, Jr.; Hayden C. (Cary, NC), Greenberg; Daniel P. (Raleigh, NC), Stevens; Joseph M. (Durham, NC), Ficken; Westerfield J. (Cary, NC)
Title: Test circuit for serial link receiver
Patent Number: 7,940,846

Inventors: Cranford; Richard J. (San Diego, CA), Aravanis; Alex M. (San Diego, CA), Roussis; Stilianos G. (La Jolla, CA)
Title: Process for the recovery of oleaginous compounds from biomass
Patent Number: 9,028,696

Inventors: Cui; Tao (San Mateo, CA), Zhang; Wei (Santa Clara, CA), Xie; Guang (San Jose, CA)
Title: Methods and apparatus for handling fingers with large delay spread through utility optimization
Patent Number: 9,031,117

Inventors: Culbertson; K. E. Crispin (Brown Summit, NC)
Title: Providing notice via the internet
Patent Number: 7,941,432

Inventors: Cummings; James A. (Phillips, WI), Stieber; Jeffrey M. (Green Bay, WI), Heidenreich; Paul S. (Phillips, WI)
Title: Method and apparatus for increased splicing speed on a corrugator web splicer
Patent Number: 7,938,925

Inventors: Cuomo; Robert (Oconomowoc, WI)
Title: Kit, apparatus and method for use in cooking over an intense heat source
Patent Number: 7,219,663

Inventors: Curran; Dennis P. (Pittsburgh, PA), David; Bom (Pittsburgh, PA), Burke; Thomas G. (Lexington, KY)
Title: Camptothecin analogs and methods of preparation thereof
Patent Number: 7,220,860

Inventors: Currivan; Bruce J. (Dove Canyon, CA), Kolze; Thomas J. (Phoenix, AZ), Miller; Kevin L. (Lawrenceville, GA), Prodan; Richard S. (Niwot, CO), Min; Jonathan S. (Fullerton, CA)
Title: System and method of uncorrelated code hopping in a communications system
Patent Number: 7,941,710

Inventors: Curro; John Joseph (Cincinnati, OH), Benson; Douglas Herrin (West Harrison, IN), Strube; John Brian (Hamilton, OH)
Title: Electrical cable
Patent Number: 7,220,332

Inventors: Curtis, Jr.; Fred (Princeton, MA), Orrell; Gary (Milbury, MA)
Title: Vehicle enclosure
Patent Number: 7,219,948

Inventors: Cuttitta; Frank (Adamstown, MD), Martinez; Alfredo (La Rioja, ES), Hook; William A. (Gaithersburg, MD)
Title: Functional role of adrenomedullin (AM) and the gene related product (PAMP) in human pathology and physiology
Patent Number: 7,939,639

Inventors: Czarnecki; Neil A. (Mt. Pleasant, WI)
Title: Circuit interrupter locator device
Patent Number: 7,221,283

Inventors: Dadashev; Oleg (Hadera, IL)
Title: Method and apparatus for measuring charge pump output current
Patent Number: 7,221,138

Inventors: Dahlfort; Stefan (Santa Clara, CA), Hood; David (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Method for fast wavelength division multiplexing (WDM) passive optical network (PON) initialization in heterogeneous networks
Patent Number: 9,031,408

Inventors: Dahne; Lars (Berlin, DE), Baude; Barbara (Schwielowsee, DE)
Title: Method for producing core-shell (CS) particles and microcapsules using porous templates, CS particles and microcapsules, and the use thereof
Patent Number: 7,939,103

Inventors: Dal Pra'; Giuseppe (Zane, IT)
Title: Gear-change control device for a bicycle
Patent Number: 7,219,573

Inventors: Dalal; Chirag (Pune, IN)
Title: Systems and methods for managing system resources allocated for backup validation
Patent Number: 9,032,414

Inventors: Dalgleish; Fraser (Vero Beach, FL), Caimi; Frank M. (Vero Beach, FL), Stutz; Glenn (Scottsdale, AZ)
Title: Method and apparatus for synchronous laser beam scanning
Patent Number: 7,940,444

Inventors: Dallabetta; Hardy (Regensburg, DE), Diez; Walter (Regenstauf, DE), Stegerer; Franz (Regensburg, DE)
Title: Device and method for testing electronic components
Patent Number: 7,221,180

Inventors: Dalton; Ann Eleanor (Hants, GB), Granshaw; David (Hants, GB), Hogstrom; Matt Richard (Cary, NC), Kershenbaum; Aaron Stephen Jay (New City, NY), Koved; Lawrence (Pleasantville, NY), Laonipon; Bert (Raleigh, NC), Nash; Simon Christopher (Hampshire, GB), Pistola; Marco (Yorktown Heights, NY)
Title: Code analysis for selective runtime data processing
Patent Number: 7,219,341

Inventors: Dandu; Reddeppa Reddy (Downingtown, PA), Hudkins; Robert L. (Chester Springs, PA), Josef; Kurt A. (Radnor, PA), Prouty; Catherine P. (Doylestown, PA), Tripathy; Rabindranath (Churchville, PA)
Title: Uracil derivatives as AXL and c-MET kinase inhibitors
Patent Number: 9,029,538

Inventors: Danek; Christopher J. (Palo Alto, CA), Loomas; Bryan E. (Saratoga, CA), Keast; Thomas M. (San Jose, CA), Laufer; Michael D. (Menlo Park, CA)
Title: Modification of airways by application of cryo energy
Patent Number: 7,938,123

Inventors: Danek; Christopher J. (Santa Clara, CA), Loomas; Bryan E. (Los Gatos, CA), Keast; Thomas M. (Mountain View, CA), Laufer; Michael D. (Menlo Park, CA)
Title: Method for treating a lung
Patent Number: 9,027,564

Inventors: Daniels; Martin (Farmington Hills, MI)
Title: Cutter
Patent Number: 7,219,586

Inventors: Dano; Sune (Bagsv.ae butted.rd, DK), Madsen; Mads Find (Bronshoj, DK), Nielsen; Jens Ulrik (Soborg, DK), Usterud; Harald (Horsholm, DK)
Title: Fuel cell stack with combined flow patterns in a fuel cell stack or an electrolysis cell stack
Patent Number: 9,029,039

Inventors: Danov; Vladimir (Erlangen, DE), Schroter; Andreas (Androde, DE)
Title: Assembly and method for separating magnetisable particles from a liquid
Patent Number: 9,028,699

Inventors: Das; Arnab (Old Bridge, NJ), Khan; Farooq Ullah (Manalapan, NJ), Nanda; Sanjiv (Clarksburg, NJ)
Title: Rate adaptation in a wireless communication system
Patent Number: 7,221,648

Inventors: Dastidar; Parthasarathi (Gujarat, IN), Ghosh; Pushpito Kumar (Gujarat, IN), Ballabh; Amar (Gujarat, IN), Trivedi; Darshak Rameshbhai (Gujarat, IN), Pramanik; Amitava (Mumbai, IN), Kumar; Velayudhan Nair Gopa (Mumbai, IN)
Title: Process for the production of glycine enriched NaCI crystals with improved flow
Patent Number: 7,220,435

Inventors: Davidson; Scott (N/A), Quinn; William M. (Lexington, KY)
Title: Role-based display of document renditions for web conferencing
Patent Number: 9,032,028

Inventors: Davidson; Troy T. (Clinton, UT), Gruttadauria; Brian R. (Sutton, MA), Frank; Joseph T. (Louisville, CO)
Title: Resource allocation based on active folder activity
Patent Number: 9,032,412

Inventors: Davis; Bonnie M (Syosset, NY)
Title: Dosage formulations for acetylcholinesterase inhibitors
Patent Number: 7,939,522

Inventors: De Coninck; Tom (Gent, BE), Pype; Hans (Nazareth, BE)
Title: Password protection for file backups
Patent Number: 7,941,405

Inventors: De Crecy; Eudes Francois Marie (Gainesville, FL)
Title: Continuous culture apparatus with mobile vessel, allowing selection of filter cell variants
Patent Number: 7,939,315

Inventors: de Fougerolles; Antonin (Brookline, MA), Borodovsky; Anna (Cambridge, MA), Novobrantseva; Tatiana (Wellesley, MA)
Title: Lipid formulated compositions and methods for inhibiting expression of a gene from the ebola virus
Patent Number: 9,029,338

Inventors: De Silva; Inusha (Cambridge, GB), Sepp; Armin (Cambridge, GB), Stoop; Adriaan Allart (Cambridge, GB)
Title: Stable anti-TNFR1 polypeptides, antibody variable domains and antagonists
Patent Number: 9,028,817

Inventors: Deak, Sr.; David (Nesconset, NY), Deak, Jr.; David (Nesconset, NY)
Title: Gaussian surface lens quantum photon converter and methods of controlling LED colour and intensity
Patent Number: 9,030,108

Inventors: Dean; Jennifer (Eindhoven, NL), Dhara; Dibaker (Bangalore, IN), Goossens; Johannes Martinus Dina (Bergen op Zoom, NL), Hoeks; Theodorus Lambertus (Bergen op Zoom, NL)
Title: Water resistant permanent antistatic thermoplastic composition
Patent Number: 7,220,792

Inventors: Debecker; Andy (Delft, NL), van der Jagt; Oscar Christoph (Delft, NL), Koppert; Jan Jacobus Matthijs (Delft, NL)
Title: Fibre-reinforced pressure vessel and method of manufacturing fibre-reinforced pressure vessel
Patent Number: 7,219,812

Inventors: Debrito; Daniel N (Corvallis, OR)
Title: Method and apparatus for conveying image attributes
Patent Number: 7,221,811

Inventors: DeCusatis; Casimer M. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Gregg; Thomas A. (Highland, NY), Krishnamurthy; Rajaram B. (Wappingers Falls, NY)
Title: Adaptor system for an Ethernet network
Patent Number: 9,031,415

Inventors: Deh; Remi (Paris, FR), Solal; Avner Cohen (Paris, FR)
Title: Device and method to load commands in an integrated circuit card
Patent Number: 7,222,164

Inventors: DeKalb; Fred (Ben Lomond, CA), Baughman; Ric (Hollister, CA)
Title: Over-the-ear headset
Patent Number: 7,221,771

Inventors: DeLegge; Rebecca L. (Mt. Pleasant, SC)
Title: Device, kit and method for placing jejunal tube device through stomach and into small intestine
Patent Number: 9,028,449

Inventors: Dell; Richard Bruce (Allentown, PA), Kohler; Ross A. (Allentown, PA), McPartland; Richard J. (Nazareth, PA), Pham; Hai Quang (Hatfield, PA), Werner; Wayne E. (Coopersburg, PA)
Title: Method and apparatus for increasing yield in a memory device
Patent Number: 7,940,594

Inventors: Dellmann; Laurent A. (Birmensdorf, CH), Engelen; Johan B. C. (Zurich, CH), Jonnalagadda; Vara Sudananda Prasad (Waedenswil, CH), Lantz; Mark A. (Thalwil, CH)
Title: Tape head with tape-bearing surface exhibiting an array of protruding topographic features
Patent Number: 9,030,779

Inventors: DeLoach; Eddie W. (Savannah, GA), DeLoach, Jr.; James M. (Garden City, GA), Aaron; Joseph (Overland Park, KS)
Title: Downspout dissipator
Patent Number: 9,028,169

Inventors: Deng; Xing Wang (New Haven, CT), Liu; Yanfen (Beijing, CN)
Title: Plants having altered growth and/or development resulted from modulated expression of ubiquitin-specific proteases and a method for making the same
Patent Number: 9,029,638

Inventors: Deng; Yan (Kuei San, TW), Guo; Guangwei (Kuei San, TW)
Title: Junction box, solar cell and method for installing bus bar in junction box
Patent Number: 9,028,262

Inventors: Deng; Youquan (Lanzhou, CN), Du; Zhengyin (Lanzhou, CN), Guo; Shu (Lanzhou, CN), Li; Zuopeng (Lanzhou, CN), Zhu; Laiying (Lanzhou, CN)
Title: Bronsted acidic room temperature ionic liquids each having a N-protonated lactam cation and method for preparing the same
Patent Number: 7,220,869

Inventors: Denk; Peter (Freiburg, DE)
Title: Shock absorber
Patent Number: 7,219,881

Inventors: Dennes; T. Joseph (Parkesburg, PA), Perry; Michael P. (Downingtown, PA)
Title: Methods for improved DNA release from binding substrates and/or decreasing PCR inhibition in pathogen detection
Patent Number: 9,029,529

Inventors: Dent; Paul W. (Stehags, SE)
Title: Dual mode satellite cellular telephone systems
Patent Number: 7,221,905

Inventors: Denys; Isabelle (Valladolid, ES), Duarte De Arez; Luis Jose (Valladolid, ES)
Title: Three-chamber adaptive side airbag
Patent Number: 7,938,438

Inventors: Desai; Anand Hasmukh (State College, PA), Vidak; Garrett John (Lewistown, PA), Lute, Jr.; Thomas William (Middleburg, PA)
Title: Ultrasonic inspection of an axle
Patent Number: 9,027,405

Inventors: Deshpande; Sachin (Vancouver, WA), Zeng; Wenjun (Vancouver, WA)
Title: Error resilient digital video scrambling
Patent Number: 7,221,761

Inventors: Despont; Michel (Rueschlikon, CH)
Title: Integrated electro-mechanical actuator
Patent Number: 9,029,719

Inventors: Dev; Sudarshan Paul (Seymour, CT)
Title: Nested core gas turbine engine
Patent Number: 7,219,490

Inventors: Di Serio; Rocco (Toronto, CA), Jahn; Herbert Anton (Toronto, CA), Rizzo; Perry (Stouffville, CA)
Title: Acoustic component and method and apparatus for producing same
Patent Number: 9,028,928

Inventors: Diab; Mohamed K. (Mission Viejo, CA), Weber; Walter M. (Laguna Hills, CA), Al-Ali; Ammar (Costa Mesa, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system
Patent Number: 7,221,971

Inventors: Dickerson; Matthew B. (Beavercreek, OH), Naik; Rajesh R. (Centerville, OH)
Title: Synthesis models for antimicrobial agents via the halogenation of organic/inorganic composites
Patent Number: 9,028,807

Inventors: Dieckmann; Gunther Hans (Walnut Creek, CA), Segerstrom; John (Oxnard, CA), Ovalles; Cesar (Walnut Creek, CA), Rogel; Estrella (Orinda, CA), Sampath; Vasudevan (Houston, TX), Kuehne; Donald L. (Hercules, CA), Subramani; Hariprasad Janakiram (Houston, TX), O'Rear; Dennis John (Penngrove, CA)
Title: Method and system for processing viscous liquid crude hydrocarbons
Patent Number: 9,028,680

Inventors: DiFoggio; Rocco (Houston, TX)
Title: Method and apparatus for downhole fluid analysis for reservoir fluid characterization
Patent Number: 7,219,541

Inventors: DiFrancesco; Carlo (Woodbridge, Ontario, CA)
Title: Window or door lock system
Patent Number: 7,219,469

Inventors: Dilzer; Martin (Buehl, DE), Reuschel; Michael (Otterweiher, DE), Eggert; Thomas (Graz, AT)
Title: Method and device for adapting a clutch in a hybrid drive train of a vehicle
Patent Number: 7,938,209

Inventors: Dimitrov; Dimitar (Edina, MN), Heinonen; Olle Gunnar (Eden Prairie, MN), Wang; Dexin (Eden Prairie, MN), Xi; Haiwen (Prior Lake, MN)
Title: Non-volatile memory with stray magnetic field compensation
Patent Number: 7,940,600

Inventors: Diner; Jake (Redondo Beach, CA), Brewer; Timothy (San Diego, CA), LeDuc; Michael Tad (Rochester, NY), Lau; Jimmy K. (Temple City, CA), Artiz; Luis (Pasadena, CA)
Title: Communication hub for presenting audio-visual data from electronic devices and method of providing and using the same
Patent Number: 9,032,029

Inventors: Ding; Chun Yang (Beijing, CN), Zheng; Yi Hua (Beijing, CN), Zhang; Xian (Shanghai, CN)
Title: Substantially completely biodegradable high starch polymer
Patent Number: 7,939,599

Inventors: Ding; Yao (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Pointing device for a pen locator system including low standby power electronic circuit
Patent Number: 7,221,355

Inventors: DiPietro; Richard Anthony (Campbell, CA), Duerig; Urs T. (Rueschlikon, CN), Frommer; Jane Elizabeth (San Jose, CA), Gotsmann; Bernd Walter (Horgan, CN), Hagberg; Erik Christopher (Evansville, IN), Hedrick; James Lupton (Pleasanton, CA), Knoll; Armin W. (Adliswil, CN), Magbitang; Teddie Peregrino (San Jose, CA), Miller; Robert Dennis (San Jose, CA), Pratt; Russell Clayton (Los Gatos, CA), Wade; Charles Gordon (Los Gatos, CA)
Title: High density data storage medium, method and device
Patent Number: 7,939,620

Inventors: DiSanto; Frank J. (North Hills, NY), Krusos; Denis A. (Lloyd Harbor, NY), Lee; Kao-Yih (Smithtown, NY), Feibert; Roland H. (Syosset, NY)
Title: Interface for facilitating facsimile transmissions via wireless communications networks
Patent Number: 7,222,242

Inventors: Dittrich; Tilo (Feldkirch, AT), Norbert; Heeb (Buchs, CH), Beauvais; Simon (Horbranz, AT)
Title: Fastener driving tool
Patent Number: 9,027,816

Inventors: Dluhy; Richard A. (Athens, GA), Tripp; Ralph A. (Watkinsville, GA), Zhao; Yiping (Statham, GA), Driskell; Jeremy (Athens, GA)
Title: Surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS) systems for the detection of viruses and methods of use thereof
Patent Number: 7,940,387

Inventors: Doan; Trung Tri (Boise, ID), Breiner; Lyle D. (Meridian, ID), Ping; Er-Xuan (Meridian, ID), Zheng; Lingyi A. (Boise, ID)
Title: Methods for treating semiconductor substrates
Patent Number: 7,220,312

Inventors: Doerrer; Rainer (Mullheim, DE)
Title: System and method for re-locating an object in a sample on a slide with a microscope imaging device
Patent Number: 7,940,998

Inventors: Doi; Makoto (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Method of forming electrodes for a solar battery
Patent Number: 9,029,186

Inventors: Dolganow; Andrew (Kanata, CA)
Title: Enhancing routing optimality in IP networks requiring path establishment
Patent Number: 7,940,753

Inventors: Dono; Chiaki (Chuo-ku, JP), Miyazaki; Shinya (Kokubunji, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device having output buffer circuit in which impedance thereof can be controlled
Patent Number: 9,030,888

Inventors: Dono; Chiaki (Tokyo, JP), Miyazaki; Shinya (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device having serializer converting parallel data into serial data to output serial data from output buffer circuit
Patent Number: 9,030,233

Inventors: Dou; Yong (Weifang, CN)
Title: Steel wire tempering liquid wiping device
Patent Number: 9,028,742

Inventors: Dowlatabadi; Ahmad B. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Control loop for switching power converters
Patent Number: 7,940,033

Inventors: Downes; George R. (Bella Vista, AU)
Title: Wheeled load transfer device
Patent Number: 7,937,859

Inventors: Doyle; John J. (Riverview, FL)
Title: Door safety device
Patent Number: 7,937,806

Inventors: Dozen; Yoshitaka (Isehara, JP), Tamura; Tomoko (Atsugi, JP), Tsurume; Takuya (Atsugi, JP), Dairiki; Koji (Atsugi, JP)
Title: Method for manufacturing thin film integrated circuit, and element substrate
Patent Number: 7,939,385

Inventors: Dreisziger; Gyula Imre (Louvain-laNeuve, BE), Hamelink; Cornelis Pieter (Amsterdam, NL), Verbist; Guy Lode Magda Maria (Amsterdam, NL)
Title: Method of reducing the odour of sulphur-bound products
Patent Number: 9,028,604

Inventors: Driscoll; Judith L. (Cambridge, GB), Lee; ShinBuhm (Oak Ridge, CA), Jia; Quanxi (Los Alamos, NM)
Title: Memristor comprising film with comb-like structure of nanocolumns of metal oxide embedded in a metal oxide matrix
Patent Number: 9,029,985

Inventors: Dronzek, Jr.; Peter J (Thornwood, NY)
Title: Techniques for labeling of plastic, glass or metal containers or surfaces with polymeric labels
Patent Number: 7,939,145

Inventors: Du; Keyong (San Diego, CA), Herzig; Stephan (Del Mar, CA), Montminy; Marc (San Diego, CA)
Title: Protein kinase B/Akt modulators and methods for the use thereof
Patent Number: 7,220,539

Inventors: Duarte; Matias (San Francisco, CA), Lewis; Todd (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Multipurpose bumper system for a data processing apparatus
Patent Number: 7,221,559

Inventors: Dubertret; Benoit (New York, NY), Noireaux; Vincent (New York, NY), Libchaber; Albert (New York, NY)
Title: Water soluble metal and semiconductor nanoparticle complexes
Patent Number: 7,939,170

Inventors: Dubovi; Edward (Ithaca, NY), Renshaw; Randall W. (Ithaca, NY)
Title: Pneumovirus compositions and methods for using the same
Patent Number: 9,028,834

Inventors: Dubuffet; Thierry (Autretot, FR), Lecouve; Jean-Pierre (Le Havre, FR)
Title: Method for the synthesis of perindopril and the pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof
Patent Number: 7,220,776

Inventors: Duerk; Vicky P. (Shrewsbury, MA), Chang; Nai-Chih (Shrewsbury, MA), Seto; Pak-lung (Shrewsbury, MA), Lau; Victor (Marlboro, MA)
Title: Staggered spin-up disable mechanism
Patent Number: 7,221,531

Inventors: Duineveld; Martinus Laurentius Jozef (Zevenhuizen, NL)
Title: Roller blind and assembly comprising a roller blind of this type and double glazing unit
Patent Number: 7,938,162

Inventors: Dullni; Edgar (Ratingen, DE), Gentsch; Dietmar (Bochum, DE), Kaltenegger; Kurt (Baldingen AG, CH)
Title: Vacuum interrupter chamber
Patent Number: 7,939,777

Inventors: Dumont; Larry Joe (Arvada, CO), Goodrich, Jr.; Raymond P. (Lakewood, CO)
Title: Method for preventing damage to or rejuvenating a cellular blood component using mitochondrial enhancer
Patent Number: 7,220,747

Inventors: Dunaway; Frederick T. (Constable, NY)
Title: Secure access to healthcare information
Patent Number: 9,032,512

Inventors: Dunham; Lisle J. (Grinnell, IA), Barry; Alan F. (Lincoln, NE)
Title: Air seed meter with debris clearing device
Patent Number: 7,938,073

Inventors: Dunklee; John (Tigard, OR), Norgden; Greg (Logan, UT), Cowan; C. Eugene (Beaverton, OR)
Title: Guarded tub enclosure
Patent Number: 7,221,146

Inventors: Dunn; Paul M. (Wakefield, RI), Pitcher; Gerald K. (Charlestown, RI)
Title: Hydrogen generation apparatus for an underwater vehicle
Patent Number: 7,938,077

Inventors: Dunstan; Robert (Forest Grove, OR), Bhatt; Ajay (Portland, OR), Quiet; Duane (Hillsboro, OR)
Title: Scalable method and apparatus to configure a link
Patent Number: 9,032,105

Inventors: Duppong; Jeffrey Scott (Fargo, ND), Janssen; Dale Arthur (Fargo, ND), Wyland; Amanda Renee (Glyndon, MN), Livdahl; Richard James (West Fargo, ND), Segal; Vincent Guy (Fargo, ND), Johnston; Travis Lee (Fargo, ND), Hawk; Nathan Matthew (Fargo, ND)
Title: Circuit board arrangement and method of mounting circuit boards in a work machine
Patent Number: 7,940,530

Inventors: Eadie; Don (Vancouver, CA), Lu; Xin (North Vancouver, CA), Cotter; John (Vancouver, CA)
Title: Modified friction control compositions
Patent Number: 7,939,476

Inventors: Eastman; Justin Paul (Tucson, AZ), Gensler, Jr.; Robert Stanley (Vail, AZ), Suarez; Jeffrey Richard (Tucson, AZ)
Title: Method for high performance dump data set creation
Patent Number: 9,032,169

Inventors: Eastwood; Mark (Shrewsbury, GB)
Title: Communication control for device with telephonic functionality
Patent Number: 7,940,900

Inventors: Eberhardt; Colin (Hartlepool, GB), Sheblee; Jafer (Durham, GB), Bell; Ken (North Shields, GB)
Title: Fast multi-line laser confocal scanning microscope
Patent Number: 7,221,503

Inventors: Echeverry; Juan Pablo Saenz (Mountain View, CA), Kamalanathan; Deepak (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Resistive switching memories
Patent Number: 9,029,829

Inventors: Ecker; Joseph R. (Carlsbad, CA), Nehring; Ramlah (La Jolla, CA), McGrath; Robert B. (Philadelphia, PA)
Title: Ethylene insensitive plants
Patent Number: 7,220,587

Inventors: Eckert; Adrian S. (Munich, DE), Bissinger; Peter (Diessen, DE), Dede; Karsten (Landsberg, DE), Klettke; Thomas (Diessen, DE), Thalacker; Christoph (Weilheim, DE), Jacobs; Dwight W. (Hudson, WI), Mader; Roger A. (Stillwater, MN)
Title: Dental composition containing epoxy functional polymerizable compounds
Patent Number: 7,939,580

Inventors: Edgar; James R. (Shorewood, WI)
Title: Latch apparatus and method
Patent Number: 7,219,935

Inventors: Edgar; Robbie Donald (Guelph, CA), Allen; Luke Stephen (Kitchener, CA), Shirzadi; Farhoud (Kitchener, CA)
Title: Methods and devices for facilitating communications
Patent Number: 9,031,842

Inventors: Edler; Daniel (Faker, SE)
Title: Indexible turning tool for chip forming machine
Patent Number: 7,219,584

Inventors: Edlund; David J. (Hopkinton, MA), Herron; Thomas G. (Bend, OR), Pledger; William A. (Bend, OR)
Title: System and method for controlling the operation of a fuel processing system
Patent Number: 7,939,211

Inventors: Edmunds; Kevin (Ham Lake, MN), Jenson; Mark L. (Greenfield, MN)
Title: Self-expanding cooling electrode for renal nerve ablation
Patent Number: 9,028,485

Inventors: Edwin; Tarun J. (Chandler, AZ), McCrea; Brendan (Ballwin, MO), Banas; Christopher E. (Mesa, AZ)
Title: Methods for making an encapsulated stent and intraluminal delivery thereof
Patent Number: 7,939,000

Inventors: Egendorf; Andrew (Lincoln, MA)
Title: Internet billing method
Patent Number: 7,941,375

Inventors: Eguchi; Masaharu (Tochigi, JP)
Title: Image-projecting apparatus
Patent Number: 7,220,003

Inventors: Eibl; Hans-Jorg (Bovenden, DE)
Title: Phospholipid-analogous compounds
Patent Number: 7,939,683

Inventors: Eickhoff; Steven J. (Plymouth, MN), McBrady; Adam (Minneapolis, MN), Bonne; Ulrich (Kailua-Kona, HI), Wood; Roland A. (Bloomington, MN)
Title: Hydrogen and electrical power generator
Patent Number: 9,029,028

Inventors: Eldridge; Benjamin N. (Danville, CA), Grube; Gary W. (Pleasanton, CA), Khandros; Igor Y. (Orinda, CA), Madsen; Alex (San Francisco, CA), Mathieu; Gaetan L. (Varennes, CA)
Title: Sharpened, oriented contact tip structures
Patent Number: 9,030,222

Inventors: Elian; Klaus (Erlangen, DE), Sebald; Michael (Weisendorf, DE)
Title: Resist for electron beam lithography and a process for producing photomasks using electron beam lithography
Patent Number: 7,220,531

Inventors: Elliot; Douglas G. (Waconia, MN), Mattson; Loren J. (Richfield, MN), McClellan; Terry E. (Maple Grove, MN), Debrey; Robert J. (Edina, MN)
Title: Multimedia outlet box
Patent Number: 7,220,144

Inventors: Ellis; Martin John (Wiltshire, GB), Farr; Jeffrey Roger (Suffolk, GB), James-Bell; Duncan Charles (Wiltshire, GB), Warren; Nigel (Berkshire, GB)
Title: Service provision support system
Patent Number: 7,222,165

Inventors: Emma; Philip George (Danbury, CT), Luk; Wing K. (Chappaqua, NY), Puzak; Thomas R. (Ridgefield, CT), Srinivasan; Vijayalakshmi (New York, NY)
Title: Method and system for providing an improved store-in cache
Patent Number: 7,941,728

Inventors: Endo; Masayuki (Osaka, JP), Sasago; Masaru (Osaka, JP)
Title: Barrier film material and pattern formation method using the same
Patent Number: 7,939,242

Inventors: Epshetsky; Yefim (Schaumburg, IL), Paykin; Alex (Buffalo Grove, IL)
Title: Pumping seal having projections for axially positioning a biasing member
Patent Number: 9,027,928

Inventors: Erfort; Markus (Munchen, DE), Mair; Helmut (Munchen, DE), Schweyer; Ralph (Grobenzell, DE), Thiel; Thomas (Eggstatt, DE)
Title: Method and system for depicting digital display elements
Patent Number: 7,940,230

Inventors: Ernst; Martin (Heidelberg, DE), Oehlenschlager; Steffen (Ludwigshafen, DE), Kuhnke; Frank (Ludwigshafen, DE), Ro.beta.; Karl-Heinz (Grunstadt, DE), Deeg; Roland (Grunstadt, DE), Melder; Johann-Peter (Bohl-Iggelheim, DE)
Title: Process for the synthesis of DMAPA
Patent Number: 7,939,027

Inventors: Eslambolchi; Hossein (Los Altos Hills, CA), McCanuel; John (Bailey, CO), Vasa; Prakash (Clarksburg, NJ)
Title: System and method for event driven publish-subscribe communications
Patent Number: 7,941,448

Inventors: Estell; David A. (San Mateo, CA)
Title: Proteases from gram-positive organisms
Patent Number: 7,220,716

Inventors: Evans; Christopher James (Higganum, CT)
Title: Method and apparatus for interferometric measurement of components with large aspect ratios
Patent Number: 7,221,461

Inventors: Evans; Douglas Robert (Chester, GB), Allen; Gerald John (Caythorpe, GB), Ruddell; Carolyn Jennifer (Wirral, GB)
Title: Saturation assay
Patent Number: 9,028,771

Inventors: Evans; Mark Alan (Naples, FL)
Title: System, device, method, and medium for processing sales and non-monetary transfers
Patent Number: 9,031,864

Inventors: Fabbri; William C. (Barnstead, NH)
Title: Retro-fit luminaire assembly
Patent Number: 9,028,093

Inventors: Fairhurst; Jon Arthur (Camas, WA), Fang; Henry Y. (Cerritos, CA), Hallberg; Bryan Severt (Vancouver, WA), Hanley; Mark Gregory (Skamania, WA), Rao; Vishnu Kumar Shivaj (Vancouver, WA), Sampsell; Jeffrey B. (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Television having a java engine and a removable device port
Patent Number: 7,221,407

Inventors: Falabella; David (Merritt Island, FL), Simpson; Gary A. (Apopka, FL)
Title: High shock test apparatus
Patent Number: 7,938,011

Inventors: Faley; Mikhail (Julich, DE), Zimmermann; Egon (Inden, DE), Poppe; Ulrich (Duren, DE), Urban; Knut (Julich, DE), Halling; Horst (Pier, DE), Soltner; Helmut (Inden, DE), Jungbluth; Bernd (Aachen, DE), Speen; Rolf (Julich, DE), Glaas; Walter (Elsdorf, DE)
Title: Magnetic flow sensor comprising a magnetic field conductor and a hole diaphragm
Patent Number: 7,221,156

Inventors: Fan; Chia-Wei (Tu-Cheng, TW)
Title: Board mounted electrical connector with reinforcing device
Patent Number: 7,938,648

Inventors: Fan; Yi-Hua (Tao-Yuan, TW), Chen; Rong-Jhe (Tao-Yuan, TW), Liao; Yi-Lin (Tao-Yuan, TW), Chang; Sheng-Kai (Tao-Yuan, TW), Huang; Kai-Yin (Tao-Yuan, TW)
Title: Reflecting device and application thereof in backlight unit for enhancing light directivity
Patent Number: 7,938,552

Inventors: Farber; Stuart H. (Horsham, PA), McGonigal; Daniel L. (Lexington, PA), Rosenberg; Jeremy C. (Havre de Grace, MD), Steinberg; Robert M. (Horsham, PA), Yurman; Ronald M. (Short Hills, NJ)
Title: Method and system for displaying content while reducing burn-in of a display
Patent Number: 7,940,303

Inventors: Farnham; Peggy J. (Madison, WI), Graveel; Carrie R. (Madison, WI)
Title: Liver tumor marker sequences
Patent Number: 7,220,844

Inventors: Fawcett; Christopher J. (Charlotte, NC), Marsilio; Ronald M. (Lake Wiley, SC)
Title: Docking station for security key
Patent Number: 7,221,274

Inventors: Fechner; Paul (Plymouth, MN)
Title: Metal semiconductor field effect transistor (MESFET) silicon-on-insulator structure having partial trench spacers
Patent Number: 7,939,865

Inventors: Fechtel; Stefan (Zorneding, DE)
Title: System having an OFDM channel estimator
Patent Number: 7,940,848

Inventors: Feher; Steve (Honolulu, HI)
Title: Convective cushion for bedding or seating
Patent Number: 7,937,789

Inventors: Feil; Hermanus (Valkenswaard, NL), Bordes; Bente A (Waalre, NL)
Title: Mirror system for a vehicle and method of operating said mirror system
Patent Number: 7,940,445

Inventors: Fekih-Romdhane; Khaled (Burlington, VT)
Title: Integrated circuit that stores defective memory cell addresses
Patent Number: 7,940,582

Inventors: Feliss; Norbert A. (Sunnyvale, CA), Gillis; Donald Ray (San Jose, CA), Wolter; Reinhard F. (Saratoga, CA)
Title: Plastic spacer and disk clamp assembly
Patent Number: 7,221,537

Inventors: Feltrin; Sandro (Conegliano, IT)
Title: Crank arm
Patent Number: 9,027,439

Inventors: Fernandez Gutierrez; Alvaro (Barcelona, ES)
Title: Methods and apparatus for managing multicast traffic through a switch
Patent Number: 9,031,068

Inventors: Fincher; Roger (Conroe, TX), Watkins; Larry (Houston, TX), Aronstam; Peter (Houston, TX)
Title: Apparatus and methods for powering downhole electrical devices
Patent Number: 7,219,722

Inventors: Fiolka; Damian (Oberkochen, DE), Scholz; Axel (Aalen, DE)
Title: Transmission filter apparatus
Patent Number: 7,940,375

Inventors: Fischvogt; Gregory (Hamden, CT)
Title: Surgical access apparatus with seal and closure valve assembly
Patent Number: 7,938,804

Inventors: Fishler; Theodor Morel (Haifa, IL), Feldman; David (Haifa, IL)
Title: Process for the preparation of concentrated solutions of stabilized hypobromites
Patent Number: 7,939,042

Inventors: Fishman; Alex (Sunnyvale, CA), Dorofeev; Serguei (Sunnyvale, CA), Bannikov; Dmitri (Mountain View, CA), Fennelly; Robert Lee (San Jose, CA), Weber; Andreas (Los Altos, CA), Nagarajan; Subra (Livermore, CA)
Title: System and method of measuring turn-on and turn-off times of an optoelectronic device
Patent Number: 7,222,042

Inventors: Flach; Bjorn (Munich, DE), De Castro Martins; Monica (Munich, DE), Ruf; Wolfgang (Friedberg, DE), Schnell; Martin (Munich, DE)
Title: Backwards-compatible memory module
Patent Number: 7,221,617

Inventors: Flagello; Donis (Scottsdale, AZ), Cummings; Kevin (Phoenix, AZ), Straaijer; Alexander (Eindhoven, NL)
Title: Stationary and dynamic radial transverse electric polarizer for high numerical aperture systems
Patent Number: 7,221,501

Inventors: Flaherty; David (Alamo, CA), Flaherty; Kevin (Dublin, CA), Dillon; Christopher (Redwood City, CA)
Title: Solar panel mounting apparatus and method
Patent Number: 9,027,248

Inventors: Flamme; Klaus Peter (Buchloe, DE)
Title: Displacement drive
Patent Number: 9,027,424

Inventors: Flanagan; Aiden (Galway, IE)
Title: Method of applying a laser beam around the circumference of a catheter
Patent Number: 7,220,336

Inventors: Flanagan; William J. (Belmont, MA), Conklin; Jeffrey (Boston, MA), Foucher; David (Somerville, MA), Foucher; Daniel (Bedford, MA)
Title: System and method for contract authority
Patent Number: 7,222,109

Inventors: Fleischmann; Wilhelm (Bietigheim-Bissingen, DE)
Title: Process and device for application of active substances to a wound surface
Patent Number: 7,938,790

Inventors: Fluegge; Ronald M. (The Colony, TX), Jones; Richard B. (The Woodlands, TX)
Title: Benchmarking and gap analysis system and method
Patent Number: 7,941,296

Inventors: Flugrad; Donald R. (Ames, IA), Qamhiyah; Abir Z. (Ames, IA)
Title: Geared, continuously variable speed transmission
Patent Number: 7,938,033

Inventors: Flynn; Charles Lee (Davisburg, MI)
Title: Adjustable pedal controller with obstruction detection
Patent Number: 7,219,575

Inventors: Follingstad; Michael Jay (Edina, MN), Lovaasen; Eric (Chaska, MN), Livingston; Jane (Tonka Bay, MN), Feaster; Al (Eden Prairie, MN)
Title: Vertical cable management system with ribcage structure
Patent Number: 7,220,150

Inventors: Fong; Ming (Hong Kong, HK)
Title: System for remote control through computing cloud
Patent Number: 9,030,132

Inventors: Forbes; Leonard (Corvallis, OR)
Title: Strained semiconductor by wafer bonding with misorientation
Patent Number: 7,220,656

Inventors: Forbes; Leonard (Corvallis, OR), Ahn; Kie Y. (Chappaqua, NY)
Title: Memory utilizing oxide-conductor nanolaminates
Patent Number: 7,221,017

Inventors: Forler; Joseph Wayne (Indianapolis, IN)
Title: Program signal blocking system
Patent Number: 7,222,353

Inventors: Foti; Ivan (Richmond, GB)
Title: LED lighting devices having a control system operative in multiple modes
Patent Number: 9,030,102

Inventors: Fox; Daryl (Campbell, CA), Becker; Scott T. (Scotts Valley, CA)
Title: Methods for multi-wire routing and apparatus implementing same
Patent Number: 7,939,443

Inventors: Foy; Nicholas Frederick (Caddo Mills, TX), Foy; Ursula Meta (Caddo Mills, TX)
Title: Supplementary intercooler for internal combustion engines
Patent Number: 9,027,342

Inventors: Frank; Ari M. (Haifa, IL), Thieberger; Gil (Kiryat Tivon, IL)
Title: Reducing power consumption of sensor by overriding instructions to measure
Patent Number: 9,032,110

Inventors: Frank; Robert (Aachen, DE), Christoph; Thomas (Aachen, DE), Lesch; Bernhard (Aachen, DE), Lee; Jeewoo (Shinlim-Dong-Kwanak-Ku, KR)
Title: Substituted bicyclic aromatic carboxamide and urea compounds as vanilloid receptor ligands
Patent Number: 9,029,378

Inventors: Franke; Michael (Erlangen, DE)
Title: Communication system
Patent Number: 7,940,804

Inventors: Frenkel; Peter (Danbury, CT), Frenkel; Alex (Danbury, CT)
Title: Method for generating music
Patent Number: 9,029,677

Inventors: Frezza; Pierre (Charly, FR)
Title: Infusion bag with integrated rinsing system
Patent Number: 7,938,816

Inventors: Friberg; Harri (Buchs, CH), Dascher; Jakob (Buchs, CH)
Title: Ventilator
Patent Number: 7,219,666

Inventors: Fridd; George (Kew, Richmond, Surrey, GB)
Title: Back support for placing the back of a user in traction
Patent Number: 7,219,963

Inventors: Friedberger; Alois (Oberpframmern, DE), Gluche; Peter (Bellenberg, DE), Seidel; Helmut (Starnberg, DE)
Title: Particle filter and manufacturing method therefor
Patent Number: 9,028,698

Inventors: Friederichs; Joseph M. (Lakeville, MN), Moritz; Craig D. (Vadnais Heights, MN)
Title: Retaining wall block system
Patent Number: 9,028,175

Inventors: Friesen; Cody A. (Fort McDowell, AZ), Zeller; Robert A. (Scottsdale, AZ), Johnson; Paul B. (Phoenix, AZ), Switzer; Elise E. (Napa, CA)
Title: Degenerate doping of metallic anodes
Patent Number: 9,029,027

Inventors: Frink; Craig R. (Chelmsford, MA)
Title: Hierarchical shaping of network traffic
Patent Number: 9,031,079

Inventors: Frisby; Raymond A. (Houston, TX), Phillips; Jeffrey S. (The Woodlands, TX), Nelson; Roy N. (Houston, TX), Lauderdale; Donald (Cypress, TX)
Title: Barrier valve system and method of closing same by withdrawing upper completion
Patent Number: 9,027,651

Inventors: Fritzsche; Roland (Nurnberg, DE)
Title: Grabber for automatically grabbing packing units
Patent Number: 7,938,614

Inventors: Froom; Douglas Allen (Orangevale, CA)
Title: Systems and methods for non-destructive inspection of airplanes
Patent Number: 9,031,734

Inventors: Fuchigami; Ikuo (Fukuoka, JP)
Title: Pixel interpolating method and device
Patent Number: 7,941,006

Inventors: Fuerst; Cornelius (Munich, DE), Gottwald; Erich (Holzkirchen, DE), Scheerer; Christian (Ottawa, CA), Faerbert; Andreas (Munich, DE), Mohs; Georg (Essen, DE)
Title: Optical transmission system for high-bit-rate transmission of optical signals with the aid of dispersion compensation units
Patent Number: 7,221,877

Inventors: Fuhrmann; Peter (Aachen, DE), Ungermann; Jorn (Aachen, DE), Zinke; Manfred (Aachen, DE), May; Klaus Peter (Aachen, DE)
Title: Receiver with adaptive strobe offset adjustment
Patent Number: 7,940,874

Inventors: Fujihara; Mutsumi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Data structure managing device, data structure managing system, data structure managing method, and recorded medium where data structure managing program is stored
Patent Number: 7,222,125

Inventors: Fujihira; Kenji (Yokohama, JP), Takase; Masayuki (Yokohama, JP), Uda; Tetsuya (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Communication system, communication method and network management apparatus
Patent Number: 9,030,928

Inventors: Fujii; Mitsumi (Iwate-ken, JP), Satoh; Yukito (Miyagi-ken, JP), Nakajima; Tomohiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Vibration mirror, optical scanning device, and image forming using the same, method for making the same, and method for scanning image
Patent Number: 7,221,493

Inventors: Fujii; Takayuki (Tokyo, JP), Yamauchi; Manabu (Kashiwa, JP), Nishimura; Shunsuke (Toride, JP), Miyake; Toshiyuki (Toride, JP), Matsumoto; Hidenori (Kashiwa, JP), Oka; Yushi (Abiko, JP)
Title: Sheet processing apparatus and image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 7,938,388

Inventors: Fujii; Tamotsu (Hamamatsu, JP), Gu; Xiaoming (Fukuroi, JP), Takabayashi; Hideaki (Hamakita, JP), Tanaka; Osamu (Shizuoka-ken, JP)
Title: Double-wrap brake band assembly
Patent Number: 7,219,774

Inventors: Fujii; Tetsuya (Aichi-ken, JP), Totani; Chiharu (Aichi-ken, JP), Watarai; Hiroshi (Aichi-ken, JP), Ido; Takayasu (Aichi-ken, JP)
Title: Resin product
Patent Number: 7,939,180

Inventors: Fujimura; Osamu (Ube, JP), Fukunaga; Kenji (Ichihara, JP), Iwasa; Takafumi (Ichihara, JP), Tanaka; Yasuhiro (Ichihara, JP), Fujita; Harunori (Ichihara, JP), Murakami; Tadashi (Ichihara, JP), Honma; Takashi (Ichihara, JP), Machida; Toshikazu (Ichihara, JP), Kashihara; Natsuko (Ichihara, JP)
Title: Binuclear metal complex, and organic electroluminescence element comprising same
Patent Number: 9,029,541

Inventors: Fujioka; Soichiro (Osaka, JP), Mizuno; Osamu (Osaka, JP), Nakamura; Tohru (Osaka, JP)
Title: Method for controlling automatic head care system and automatic hair washing system, and automatic head care system
Patent Number: 9,027,175

Inventors: Fujita; Etsunori (Hiroshima, JP), Nakahira; Hiroshi (Hiroshima, JP), Enoki; Yoshimi (Hiroshima, JP), Ogura; Yumi (Hiroshima, JP)
Title: Device for determining kind of load on seat, seat, and bio-signal detector
Patent Number: 7,219,923

Inventors: Fujita; Yasuhiko (Moriyama, JP), Murata; Kousuke (Yawata, JP)
Title: Torque transmission device
Patent Number: 9,027,726

Inventors: Fuke; Kazuhiro (Osaka, JP)
Title: Lead frame for optical semiconductor device and optical semiconductor device using the same
Patent Number: 9,029,894

Inventors: Fukuda; Kunio (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Radio communication apparatus
Patent Number: 7,221,908

Inventors: Fukuda; Shin (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus capable of changing execution order of jobs, method of controlling image forming apparatus, and storage medium
Patent Number: 9,030,690

Inventors: Fukudome; Masato (Kokubu, JP), Nishizono; Kazuhiro (Kokubu, JP), Tanaka; Koichi (Kokubu, JP), Tajima; Kenichi (Kokubu, JP)
Title: Thermoelectric element
Patent Number: 7,939,744

Inventors: Fukumoto; Masaaki (Yokohama, JP), Ishigaki; Shoichiro (Tokyo, JP), Sugimura; Toshiaki (Yokohama, JP), Nakano; Hirotaka (Yokosuka, JP)
Title: Wireless telecommunications unit attachable to and detachable from an external unit
Patent Number: 7,221,961

Inventors: Fukumoto; Masafumi (Kawasaki, JP), Kumazawa; Takeshi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Site evaluation system and site evaluation program storage medium
Patent Number: 7,222,171

Inventors: Fukumoto; Shinji (Mishima-gun, JP), Tara; Katsushi (Kyoto, JP), Nakatsuka; Tadayoshi (Osaka, JP), Nakamura; Tomohiko (Osaka, JP)
Title: Semiconductor switching circuit for switching the paths of a high frequency signal in a mobile communications unit
Patent Number: 7,221,207

Inventors: Fukushima; Shigeaki (Iwata, JP), Ida; Noriaki (Iwata, JP), Yamauchi; Kiyoshige (Iwata, JP), Ozawa; Masahiro (Iwata, JP)
Title: Bearing apparatus for a wheel of vehicle
Patent Number: 7,220,183

Inventors: Fulghum; Tracy L. (Durham, NC), Camp, Jr.; William O. (Chapel Hill, NC), Ramesh; Rajaram (Cary, NC), Wang; Yi-Pin Eric (Cary, NC)
Title: Received signal filtering for enhanced selectivity
Patent Number: 7,221,958

Inventors: Funaki; Tomoyuki (Hamamatsu, JP)
Title: Apparatus for displaying musical information without overlap
Patent Number: 7,220,909

Inventors: Furlong; Jeff (Grand Bay-Westfield, CA), Beaton; Robert J. (Apohaqui, CA)
Title: System and method for processing a conference session through a communication channel
Patent Number: 9,030,968

Inventors: Furuichi; Keisuke (Ueda, JP), Akanuma; Tomohiro (Ueda, JP)
Title: Vibration generator
Patent Number: 9,030,058

Inventors: Furukawa; Kazuyoshi (Kawasaki, JP), Natsume; Yoshinori (Yokohama, JP), Nishiwaki; Wakana (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Semiconductor light-emitting device
Patent Number: 7,220,996

Inventors: Furukawa; Takashi (Nagoya, JP)
Title: Athlete's foot treatment tool
Patent Number: 7,938,811

Inventors: Furusawa; Hidekazu (Fukuoka, JP), Kubota; Yasuya (Fukuoka, JP)
Title: Sound-absorbing member lamination structure
Patent Number: 9,027,705

Inventors: Furutani; Mitsugu (Yokkaichi, JP), Itou; Tomonari (Yokkaichi, JP)
Title: Terminal fitting
Patent Number: 7,938,695

Inventors: Furutani; Shigeki (Hiroshima, JP), Tsuge; Atsushi (Hiroshima, JP), Ikeda; Naoki (Hiroshima, JP), Takahashi; Yoshiharu (Hiroshima, JP), Sano; Susumu (Hiroshima, JP), Toyoshima; Yoshitada (Hiroshima, JP), Ohhashi; Hiromune (Hiroshima, JP), Aoki; Toshiaki (Hiroshima, JP)
Title: Front suspension device for automotive vehicle
Patent Number: 7,219,909

Inventors: Gale; Greg (Sagamore Hills, OH)
Title: Continuous feeder for paper folding machine and paper folding machine incorporating the same
Patent Number: 7,938,764

Inventors: Galkin; Andrey (St. Petersburg, RU)
Title: Transport system for sheet material
Patent Number: 9,027,741

Inventors: Gallop; Mark A. (Los Altos, CA), Xu; Feng (Palo Alto, CA), Cundy; Kenneth C. (Redwood City, CA), Susikumar; Vivek (Santa Clara, CA), Woiwode; Thomas W. (San Carlos, CA)
Title: Amino acid derived prodrugs of propofol, compositions and uses thereof
Patent Number: 7,220,875

Inventors: Ganguly; Suman (Falls Church, VA), Jovancevic; Aleksandar (Centerville, VA), Brown; Andrew (Centerville, VA)
Title: GPS receiver with calibrator
Patent Number: 7,221,313

Inventors: Ganton; Robert B. (San Diego, CA), Hugunin; Derick (San Diego, CA)
Title: System and method for protecting multiplexed elements sharing a single electrical line
Patent Number: 7,221,063

Inventors: Gao; Shuqiang (Pearland, TX), House; Waylon V. (Lubbock, TX), Chapman; Walter (Houston, TX)
Title: NMR method of detecting precipitants in a hydrocarbon stream
Patent Number: 7,940,043

Inventors: Gao; Xue Dong (Shanghai, CN), Qian; Hai Bo (Shanghai, CN), Zhang; Jun Wei (Shanghai, CN)
Title: Data migration between storage devices
Patent Number: 9,032,175

Inventors: Garcia; Daniel (Saint Martin de la Brasque, FR), Berne; Cecile (Saint Paul Lez Durance, FR)
Title: Method of degrading TBP using a photosynthetic bacterial strain
Patent Number: 9,029,127

Inventors: Garlepp; Bruno W. (Austin, TX), Barth; Richard M. (Ashland, OR), Donnelly; Kevin S. (Los Altos, CA), Tsern; Ely K. (Los Altos, CA), Hampel; Craig E. (San Jose, CA), Mitchell; Jeffrey D. (Santa Clara, CA), Gasbarro; James A. (Fox Chapel, PA), Garrett, Jr.; Billy W. (Mountain View, CA), Ware; Fredrick A. (Los Altos Hills, CA), Perino; Donald V. (North Potomac, MD)
Title: Expandable slave device system
Patent Number: 7,222,209

Inventors: Garrett; Thomas S. (Narrows, VA), Gou; Zeming (Tampa, FL), Kizer; Lawton E. (Blacksburg, VA), Robertson; Raymond M. (Blacksburg, VA)
Title: Apparatuses, systems, and associated methods for forming porous masses for smoke filter
Patent Number: 9,027,566

Inventors: Gaserod; Olav (Steinberg, NO), Andersen; Therese (Sande I Vestford, NO), Melvik; Jan Egil (Oslo, NO), Dornish; Michael (Bekkestua, NO), Riley; Peter J. (Yardley, PA)
Title: Gelled composite
Patent Number: 9,028,872

Inventors: Gates; Freeman (Bloomfield Hills, MI), Bina; Hossein (Ann Arbor, MI), Grandas; Joseph (Dearborn, MI), McRoy; Gitanjli (Ann Arbor, MI)
Title: High flow (delta P) differential pressure EGR system with provision for both flow control and OBD monitor
Patent Number: 7,938,105

Inventors: Gattuso; Andrew (Chandler, AZ)
Title: Electrical connector having improved contacts
Patent Number: 7,938,649

Inventors: Gaul; Hans-Dieter (Augsburg, DE)
Title: Tool holder for annular core bit
Patent Number: 7,219,753

Inventors: Gaun; David (Brookline, MA), Krieger; Juri H (Brookline, MA), Spitzer; Stuart (Lynnfield, MA)
Title: Polymer memory cell operation
Patent Number: 7,221,599

Inventors: Gavrilovich; Charles D. (Naperville, IL)
Title: Mobile communication system with moving base station
Patent Number: 7,221,904

Inventors: Gaynor; Tyrone (Orange, NJ)
Title: Freestanding athletic training apparatus and associated method
Patent Number: 7,938,759

Inventors: Geng; Jian-Guo (Portage, MI)
Title: Detection and modulation of slit and roundabount (robo) mediated angiogenesis and uses thereof
Patent Number: 7,939,497

Inventors: Gentile; Matteo (Genoa, IT)
Title: System and method for controlling the operations of a manufacturing facility
Patent Number: 9,031,681

Inventors: Ghai; Sanjeev (Round Rock, TX), Guthrie; Guy L. (Austin, TX), North; Geraint (Manchester, GB), Starke; William J. (Round Rock, TX), Williams; Phillip G. (Leander, TX)
Title: Virtual machine failover
Patent Number: 9,032,157

Inventors: Ghiran; Mike M. (Lake Orion, MI), Nunley; Ranny Joe (Metamora, MI), Friddell; David R. (Grand Blanc, MI), Crantas; William M. (Highland, MI), Marks; Kevin R. (Durand, MI), Jensen; David R. (Swartz Creek, MI), Larsen; Paul D. (Fenton, MI)
Title: Gravity fill system with pressure check valve
Patent Number: 7,937,979

Inventors: Ghorbani; Reza (Chevy Chase, MD)
Title: Compositions and methods for treatment and management of pain
Patent Number: 9,028,888

Inventors: Gibson; Brian L. (Bloomfield, NJ), Durrenberger; Fred (Columbia, MO), Sim; Francis (Allentown, PA), Garft; James E. (Yardley, PA)
Title: Shapable resin compositions
Patent Number: 7,939,586

Inventors: Gibson; Gary (Palo Alto, CA), Sheng; Xia (Palo Alto, CA), Henze; Dick (San Carlos, CA)
Title: Reflective display
Patent Number: 9,030,728

Inventors: Gibson; Scott (New Paltz, NY)
Title: Wing pocket article carrier
Patent Number: 7,938,302

Inventors: Gierss; Karsten (Fellbach, DE)
Title: Device for the arrangement of a personnel-operated apparatus in the ceiling area of a stage or an auditorium
Patent Number: 7,219,765

Inventors: Gill; Hardayal Singh (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: High HC reference layer structure for self-pinned GMR heads
Patent Number: 7,221,545

Inventors: Gilstrap; Samuel D. (Arroyo Grande, CA), Prawitt; Bret (Arroyo Grande, CA), Dalrymple; David (Atascadero, CA), Barker; Kyle (Fresno, CA)
Title: System and method for providing a standardized data sharing platform
Patent Number: 9,031,983

Inventors: Ginn; Richard S. (Gilroy, CA), White; David (Sunnyvale, CA), Christian; Ryan S. (San Jose, CA), Christian; Jeffrey J. (Morgan Hill, CA)
Title: Fallopian tube occlusion devices and methods
Patent Number: 9,027,563

Inventors: Gioggia; Donald J. (New Monmouth, NJ)
Title: Beverage and pill carrier device
Patent Number: 9,027,806

Inventors: Gipp; Stephan K. (Inver Grove Heights, MN), Jorapurkar; Girish S. (Roseville, MN), Kappel; Steven (Savage, MN), Ohr; James P. (Saint Paul, MN), Schmokel; Shelley A. (Prior Lake, MN), Stevens; Timothy J. (Andover, MN), Wu; Weibao (Vadnais Heights, MN)
Title: Automatically mounting and unmounting a volume during a backup or restore operation
Patent Number: 7,941,621

Inventors: Giroux; Richard L. (Cypress, TX), Reid; Doug (Canning Vale, WA, AU), Odell, II; Albert C. (Kingwood, TX), Galloway; Gregory G. (Conroe, TX), Murray; Mark J. (Sugar Land, TX)
Title: Deep water drilling with casing
Patent Number: 7,938,201

Inventors: Glaser; Rupert (Hoerlkofen, DE)
Title: Processor array having a multiplicity of processor elements and method of transmitting electricity between processor elements
Patent Number: 7,941,676

Inventors: Glavish; Hilton (Incline Village, NV), Ryding; Geoffrey (Manchester, MA), Smick; Theodore H. (Essex, MA)
Title: Ion source assembly for ion implantation apparatus and a method of generating ions therein
Patent Number: 7,939,812

Inventors: Glushnev; Nikolay (Dublin, IE), Koskenniemi; Seppo J. (Helsinki, FI), Troussov; Alexander V. (Dublin, IE)
Title: Finite state dictionary and method of production thereof
Patent Number: 7,222,067

Inventors: Glymph; Ronald C. (Long Beach, CA)
Title: Educational mathematics game
Patent Number: 7,220,126

Inventors: Gmeiner; Josef (D-92729 Weiherhammer, DE)
Title: Device for connecting a multilayered web by ultrasound
Patent Number: 7,220,331

Inventors: Gobert; Ulrich (Hisings-Karra, SE), Sundin; Lars (Malmo, SE), Ising; Magnus (Lund, SE), Grunditz; Daniel (Ojersjo, SE), Andersson; Per (Malmo, SE), Giselmo; Kent (Vellinge, SE), Krausche; Sebastian (Hollviken, SE)
Title: Turbochanger system for internal combustion engine comprising two compressor stages of the radial type provided with compressor wheels having backswept blades
Patent Number: 7,937,942

Inventors: Goddard; Audrey (San Francisco, CA), Godowski; Paul J. (Hillsborough, CA), Gurney; Austin L. (Belmont, CA), Wood; William I. (Hillsborough, CA)
Title: Nucleic acids encoding the PRO1561 polypeptide
Patent Number: 7,220,568

Inventors: Goldenberg; David M. (Mendham, NJ)
Title: Immunotherapy of B-cell malignancies using anti-CD22 antibodies
Patent Number: 7,939,073

Inventors: Goldenberg; David M. (Mendham, NJ), Behr; Thomas M. (Goettingen, DE)
Title: Alpha or beta emitters attached to fragments in radioimmunotherapy
Patent Number: 7,220,399

Inventors: Gopal; Thiru V. (North Potomac, MD)
Title: Generation of patient-specific differentiated cell types by epigenetic induction
Patent Number: 9,029,141

Inventors: Goradesky; Harold S. (Fort Lauderdale, FL)
Title: Clip mount for cellular phone attachment
Patent Number: 7,940,925

Inventors: Goraj; Robert (Erlangen, DE)
Title: Separating device for separating magnetic or magnetizable particles present in suspension
Patent Number: 9,028,687

Inventors: Gordon; Michael S. (Yorktown Heights, NY), Rodbell; Kenneth P. (Sandy Hook, CT), Tang; Henry H. K. (Poughkeepsie, NY)
Title: Method and structures for accelerated soft-error testing
Patent Number: 7,939,823

Inventors: Gore; Russell Peter (Abingdon, GB)
Title: Cylindrical magnet assembly assembled to a bore tube by a number of inserts
Patent Number: 9,027,232

Inventors: Goredema; Adela (Mississauga, CA), Carlini; Rina (Mississauga, CA), Bedford; Christine E. (Burlington, CA), Breton; Marcel P. (Mississauga, CA)
Title: Phase change inks containing bis(urea-urethane) compounds
Patent Number: 7,220,300

Inventors: Gorte; Raymond J. (Narberth, PA), Vohs; John M. (Newtown Square, PA)
Title: Solid-state electrochemical NO.sub.x sensors
Patent Number: 7,220,343

Inventors: Gosamo; Ignazio (Leglise-Thibessart, BE), Douveneau; Sebastien Marcel Robert (Angevillers, FR), Heyen; Andre R. G. (Malmedy, BE), Thil; Emmanuel (Bousse, FR)
Title: Abrasive article for shaping of industrial materials
Patent Number: 9,028,303

Inventors: Goto; Michihiko (Fukuoka, JP), Fujiyoshi; Shinichi (Fukuoka, JP), Kawamura; Hidetoshi (Fukuoka, JP)
Title: Communication system
Patent Number: 7,940,860

Inventors: Goud; Gundrala D. (Olympia, WA), Zimmer; Vincent J. (Federal Way, WA)
Title: Method and system to support a trusted set of operational environments using emulated trusted hardware
Patent Number: 7,222,062

Inventors: Gouge; Christopher S. (Bellevue, WA), Masson; James S. (Bothell, WA), Van Zwol; Theodore C. (Kirkland, WA), Day; Michael James (Seattle, WA)
Title: Configuring software components(merge) with transformation component using configurable and non-configurable data elements
Patent Number: 7,219,332

Inventors: Gowrishankar; Jayaraman (Nacharam, IN), Harinarayanan; Rajendran (Nacharam, IN)
Title: Method of altering levels of plasmids
Patent Number: 7,220,588

Inventors: Goyal; Dinesh (Milpitas, CA), Jain; Mayank (Fremont, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for parsing and generating configuration commands for network devices using a grammar-based framework
Patent Number: 7,219,339

Inventors: Grafl; Dieter (Ulm, DE), Lemke; Kai-Uwe (Ulm, DE)
Title: Liquid separator with bypass
Patent Number: 7,938,870

Inventors: Graham; Michael Wayne (Jindalee, AU), Rice; Robert Norman (Sinnamon Park, AU)
Title: Synthetic genes and genetic constructs
Patent Number: 9,029,527

Inventors: Graves; Alan F. (Kanata, CA)
Title: Overlay to permit delivery of telephony and mission-critical data services to hospital-wide points of care
Patent Number: 7,220,143

Inventors: Gray; Jan (Bellevue, WA)
Title: Cache residency test instruction
Patent Number: 7,222,217

Inventors: Green; Robert L. (Brighton, MI)
Title: Compact electric plug and socket combinations
Patent Number: 7,220,136

Inventors: Greenberg; Jody (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: All digital implementation of clock spectrum spreading (dither) for low power/die area
Patent Number: 7,221,704

Inventors: Gregorich; Daniel J. (St. Louis Park, MN), Sorenson; Shawn (Maple Grove, MN)
Title: Deformable underlayer for stent
Patent Number: 7,938,855

Inventors: Griffin; Jason T. (Kitchener, CA)
Title: Keyboard arrangement
Patent Number: 7,938,589

Inventors: Griffin; Jason T. (Waterloo, CA), Tyneski; Frank M. (Kitchener, CA)
Title: Staggered keyboard for a portable device
Patent Number: 7,220,069

Inventors: Griffin; Jason Tyler (Waterloo, CA)
Title: Cellular communications system for providing non-real time subscription data and related methods
Patent Number: 7,941,127

Inventors: Grishin; Alexander M. (Skarholmen, SE), Mays; Ramos M. (Ash Grove, MO)
Title: Bar code interrogation system
Patent Number: 7,221,168

Inventors: Gross; Adam F. (Los Angeles, CA), Finnila; Ronald M. (Santa Barbara, CA), Jacobsen; Alan J. (Los Angeles, CA), Cumberland; Robert (Malibu, CA), Skeith; Sky L. (Los Angeles, CA)
Title: Composite structures for storing thermal energy
Patent Number: 7,938,989

Inventors: Grove; Donald Charles (Layton, UT), Allred; Lloyd G. (Bountiful, UT)
Title: Dot radial ringed placido
Patent Number: 7,219,998

Inventors: Grumann; Ulrich (Erlangen, DE), Much; Ulrich (Erlangen, DE), Pickard; Andreas (Adelsdorf, DE), Rost; Mike (Erlangen, DE)
Title: Method for retrofitting a fossil-fueled power station with a carbon dioxide separation device
Patent Number: 9,027,348

Inventors: Gu; Bon Young (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: System and method for controlling speed of motor
Patent Number: 9,030,139

Inventors: Gu; Bon Young (Suwon, KR)
Title: Motor controlling circuit, motor driving device and method of driving motor
Patent Number: 9,030,141

Inventors: Guddeti; Jayakrishna (Bangalore, IN), Bhattacharyya; Binata (Hillsboro, OR)
Title: Increasing turbo mode residency of a processor
Patent Number: 9,032,125

Inventors: Guddeti; Jayakrishna (Bangalore, IN), Bhattacharyya; Binata (Hillsboro, OR)
Title: Increasing turbo mode residency of a processor
Patent Number: 9,032,126

Inventors: Gunduzhan; Emre (Bethesda, MD), Ashwood-Smith; Peter (Gatineau, CA)
Title: Age biased distributed collision resolution without clocks
Patent Number: 7,941,531

Inventors: Gunnel; Ronny (Hirschaid, DE), Nitz; Norbert (Erlangen, DE), Manteufel; Arne (Bamberg, DE)
Title: Constructed slide cam unit
Patent Number: 9,027,520

Inventors: Guo; Xingang (Portland, OR), Yang; Xue (Portland, OR), Liu; Changwen (Portland, OR), Sudak; Eran (Tel Aviv, IL)
Title: Systems and methods for scheduling transmissions for coexistence of differing wireless radio protocols
Patent Number: 7,941,178

Inventors: Gupta; Anoop (Woodinville, WA), Czerwinski; Mary P. (Woodinville, WA)
Title: Integrating collaborative messaging into an electronic mail program
Patent Number: 7,222,156

Inventors: Gupta; Ritesh K. (Hyderabad, IN), Janumahanthi; Santosh K. (Hyderabad, IN), M V G V; Nagesh (Hyderabad, IN), Somisetty; Venkata R. (Hyderabad, IN), Thota; Praveen (Hyderabad, IN), Vb; Vikram K. (Hyderabad, IN)
Title: End to end testing automation and parallel test execution
Patent Number: 9,032,373

Inventors: Gurcan; Ahmet (Mercer Island, WA), Leese; Eric S. (Seattle, WA), Sedky; Khaled S. (Sammamish, WA), Kerr; Clifton E. (Edmonds, WA)
Title: Determination of unicode points from glyph elements
Patent Number: 7,940,273

Inventors: Guthery; Scott B. (Chestnut Hill, MA)
Title: Use of SNMP for management of small footprint devices
Patent Number: 9,032,058

Inventors: Guthke; Hans-Peter (Buxtehude, DE), Kosiankowski; Lueder (Jork, DE), Zeuner; Lutz (Hardebek, DE)
Title: Line holder in an aircraft
Patent Number: 7,938,365

Inventors: Guyoton; Alexis (Revel, FR)
Title: Pole handle
Patent Number: 9,027,206

Inventors: Hachiga; Tadashi (Imizu, JP), Ishida; Hiroki (Imizu, JP), Akiguchi; Shunsuke (Imizu, JP), Shirakawa; Hiroki (Imizu, JP), Andoh; Tsugunobu (Toyama, JP), Kuraishi; Yasushi (Toyama, JP)
Title: Laser doppler blood flow measuring method and device
Patent Number: 9,031,640

Inventors: Hachmann; Peter (Dossenheim, DE), Hieb; Christian (Neuhofen, DE), Kerpe; Sven (Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, DE), Stephan; Gunter (Wiesloch, DE), Weiser; Ralf (Ladenburg, DE), Eckart; Thorsten (Ilvesheim, DE), Helmstadter; Karl-Heinz (Heidelberg, DE)
Title: Sheet-processing machine with a pneumatic sheet-guiding device
Patent Number: 7,219,889

Inventors: Haddad; Jalal (Detroit, MI), Kotra; Lakshmi (Detroit, MI), Mobashery; Shahriar (Granger, IN)
Title: Aminoglycosides as antibiotics
Patent Number: 7,220,727

Inventors: Hafling; Danielle M. (Lancaster, KY), Muhlenkamp; Eric E. (Danville, KY)
Title: Nozzle assembly housing for vacuum cleaner
Patent Number: 7,219,389

Inventors: Haga; Goro (Tokyo, JP), Kitt; David (Billericay, GB)
Title: Retaining clip
Patent Number: 7,219,404

Inventors: Hager; Bernhard (Puch, AT), Offenhuber; Michael (Adnet, AT), Lackner; Franz (Flachau, AT), Siller; Johann (Puch bei Hallein, AT), Bernegger; Leopold (Adnet, AT)
Title: Metering valve assembly and method for operating a metering valve assembly
Patent Number: 7,937,932

Inventors: Hagihara; Toshiya (Wakayama, JP), Fujii; Shigeo (Wakayama, JP), Oshima; Yoshiaki (Wakayama, JP)
Title: Roll-off reducing agent
Patent Number: 7,220,676

Inventors: Hahn; Gene Beck (Gyeongki-do, KR), Xu; Jian (Gyeongki-do, KR), Yi; Seung June (Gyeongki-do, KR), Lee; Young Dae (Gyeongki-do, KR)
Title: Method and apparatus for performing handover procedure in wireless communication system
Patent Number: 9,031,039

Inventors: Hahn; Karlheinz Ulrich Gerhard (Otterstadt, DE)
Title: Water-soluble glass as corrosion protector in dishwashing machines
Patent Number: 7,939,483

Inventors: Hale; Daniel D. (Garden Grove, CA)
Title: Multi-purpose cleaning sleeve with flap
Patent Number: 7,219,388

Inventors: Hale; Gregory B. (Orlando, FL), Stafford; Dale A. (Windermere, FL), Schwalb; Andrew (Mt. Dora, FL), Craven; Tom (Windermere, FL), Schweizer; Kenneth W. (Orlando, FL)
Title: Management of the flow of persons in relation to centers of crowd concentration
Patent Number: 7,222,080

Inventors: Hall; Christopher John (Chester, GB), Yaqub; Najem (Oldharr, GB)
Title: Cleaning composition
Patent Number: 7,939,480

Inventors: Hall; William Burton (Seattle, WA)
Title: Boot liner with ankle and heel volume control
Patent Number: 7,219,444

Inventors: Hama; Hideki (Tokyo, JP), Yamashita; Noriyuki (Tokyo, JP), Kurebayashi; Masaaki (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Monitoring system, monitoring method, and imaging apparatus
Patent Number: 7,221,401

Inventors: Hamamatsu; Akira (Yokohama, JP), Shibuya; Hisae (Chigasaki, JP), Maeda; Shunji (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Defect inspection apparatus and its method
Patent Number: 7,940,385

Inventors: Hamamoto; Masaki (Sakurai, JP), Ohta; Yoshiji (Kashiwara, JP), Hara; Keita (Kashihara, JP)
Title: Rising and moving apparatus and manufacturing method thereof
Patent Number: 7,219,855

Inventors: Hamilton; T. Allan (San Jose, CA)
Title: System and method for providing an improved standby mode for infrared data transceivers
Patent Number: 7,221,285

Inventors: Hammen; Richard F. (Missoula, MT), Hammen; John P. (Missoula, MT)
Title: Tethered polymer ligands
Patent Number: 7,220,703

Inventors: Han; Hui-Quan (Thousand Oaks, CA), Kwak; Keith (Thousand Oaks, CA)
Title: Human E3.alpha. ubiquitin ligase family
Patent Number: 7,220,547

Inventors: Han; Kyungtae (Portland, OR), Diefenbaugh; Paul S. (Portland, OR), Kim; Taemin (Portland, OR), Jeganathan; Nithyananda S. (Portland, OR), Abhinkar; Sameer (Portland, OR)
Title: Hybrid display frame buffer for display subsystem
Patent Number: 9,030,482

Inventors: Han; Wen-Yao (Tainan City 702, TW)
Title: Enhanced hollow foam tire structure
Patent Number: 7,219,707

Inventors: Han; Yongxiang (Beijing, CN), Shao; Wei (Shenzhen, CN), Dou; Jian (Shenzhen, CN), Yuan; Hang (Beijing, CN), Tang; Jun (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Method and system for processing multicast packets
Patent Number: 7,940,764

Inventors: Hanke; Andre (Strausberg, DE), Dobritz; Stephan (Dresden, DE)
Title: Interconnection element for BGA housings and method for producing the same
Patent Number: 7,220,666

Inventors: Hanks; Darwin Mitchel (Fort Collins, CO)
Title: Calibrating fine actuator using a reference pattern
Patent Number: 7,219,840

Inventors: Hansen; Craig (Los Altos, CA), Moussouris; John (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Programmable processor and method for matched aligned and unaligned storage instructions
Patent Number: 7,222,225

Inventors: Hansen; Craig (Los Altos, CA), Moussouris; John (Palo Alto, CA), Massalin; Alexia (San Jose, CA)
Title: Processor for executing extract controlled by a register instruction
Patent Number: 7,940,277

Inventors: Hanson; Stephen Michael (Romsey, GB), Kalia; Suman Kumar (Maple, CA), Lovett; Matthew Colin (Winchester, GB), Mamas; Evangelos (Toronto, CA), Spriet; David Adiel (Toronto, CA)
Title: Single file serialization for physical and logical meta-model information
Patent Number: 9,032,002

Inventors: Hanssen; Matthew Paul (Wake Forest, NC), Sadler; John Thomas (Wake Forest, NC)
Title: Magnetic hinge mechanism for wireless communication devices
Patent Number: 7,941,191

Inventors: Hao; Ming C. (Palo Alto, CA), Ladisch; Julian (Halle, DE), Dayal; Umeshwar (Saratoga, CA), Hsu; Meichun (Los Altos Hills, CA), Keim; Daniel (Morris Plains, NJ)
Title: Method for visualizing large volumes of multiple-attribute data without aggregation using a pixel bar chart
Patent Number: 7,221,474

Inventors: Hara; Daisuke (Toyama, JP), Itoh; Takeshi (Toyama, JP), Fukuda; Masanao (Toyama, JP), Yamaguchi; Takatomo (Toyama, JP), Hiramatsu; Hiroaki (Toyama, JP), Saido; Shuhei (Toyama, JP), Sasaki; Takafumi (Toyama, JP)
Title: Substrate processing apparatus
Patent Number: 9,028,614

Inventors: Hara; Kazuo (Mie, JP)
Title: Wire harness protector
Patent Number: 9,029,700

Inventors: Hara; Kazuo (Mie, JP)
Title: Wire harness protector
Patent Number: 9,029,701

Inventors: Hara; Kouichi (Saitama, JP), Obara; Shigeru (Saitama, JP)
Title: Crystal unit
Patent Number: 7,939,768

Inventors: Harper; Neil (Mangerton, AU), Thomson; Martin (Keiraville, AU)
Title: System and method for determining falsified satellite measurements
Patent Number: 7,940,213

Inventors: Harrington; Douglas C. (Santa Clara, CA), Bowman; Brett (Santa Clara, CA), Breining; Peter M. (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for tubal occlusion
Patent Number: 7,220,259

Inventors: Harris; David Andrew (Folkestone, GB)
Title: Method of making and prescribing tinted lenses
Patent Number: 9,028,064

Inventors: Harris; Mark N. (New Haven, CT), DeGennaro; Derek (West Haven, CT), Kirschner; Wesley A. (Hamden, CT), Monroe; George T. (Seymour, CT)
Title: Method for updating and preserving data when performing a software upgrade
Patent Number: 7,222,128

Inventors: Harris; Paul Andrew (Thornton, NH), Yearout; John Frederick (Mill Valley, CA)
Title: Crowd-sync technology for participant-sharing of a crowd experience
Patent Number: 9,032,301

Inventors: Hart; Brian W. (Austin, TX), Jiang; Liang (Austin, TX), Kalavakolanu; Anil (Austin, TX), Moore; Shannon D. (Pflugerville, TX), Wallis; Robert E. (Austin, TX), Yeung; Evelyn T. (Round Rock, TX)
Title: Function transfer using virtualized mapping
Patent Number: 9,032,122

Inventors: Hartmann; Stephan (Flein, DE), Offenberg; Dirk (Kleve-Kellen, DE), Vogt; Mirko (Dresden, DE)
Title: Fabrication method for semiconductor structure in a substrate, the semiconductor structure having at least two regions that are to be patterned differently
Patent Number: 7,220,664

Inventors: Hartwick; Ty Albert (Sioux City, IA)
Title: System and method for production of exact weight ground meat
Patent Number: 7,220,176

Inventors: Hase; Muneaki (Tsukuba, JP), Makino; Kotaro (Tsukuba, JP), Tominaga; Junji (Tsukuba, JP)
Title: Phase change device having phase change recording film, and phase change switching method for phase change recording film
Patent Number: 9,029,068

Inventors: Hasegawa; Satoshi (Izunokuni, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus and control method therof
Patent Number: 7,941,065

Inventors: Hashida; Miyuki (Ibaraki, JP), Nitta; Toshio (Ibaraki, JP)
Title: Lubricant composition for oil-impregnated sintered bearings
Patent Number: 7,939,477

Inventors: Hashimoto; Daisuke (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Test method for nonvolatile memory
Patent Number: 9,032,264

Inventors: Hashimoto; Masaki (Ibaraki, JP), Nomachi; Makoto (Takatsuki, JP)
Title: Plant cultivation device and feed-water control method
Patent Number: 9,027,279

Inventors: Hashimoto; Masayuki (Kyoto, JP), Nakagawa; Kazunori (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Anticaking agent for iron and steel slag
Patent Number: 7,938,985

Inventors: Hashimoto; Mikio (Kanagawa, JP), Yamaguchi; Kensaku (Kanagawa, JP), Shirakawa; Kenji (Kanagawa, JP), Fujimoto; Kensaku (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Internal memory type tamper resistant microprocessor with secret protection function
Patent Number: 7,219,369

Inventors: Hashizume; Yusuke (Chiba-ken, JP)
Title: Image scanner and peak detecting processing method of image scanner
Patent Number: 7,940,431

Inventors: Hata; Shohei (Yokohama, JP), Matsushima; Naoki (Yokohama, JP), Sakamoto; Eiji (Fujisawa, JP), Okada; Ryoji (Kasumigaura, JP), Aono; Takanori (Moka, JP), Kazama; Atsushi (Moka, JP), Kida; Toshiki (Kumagaya, JP)
Title: Functional device package with metallization arrangement for improved bondability of two substrates
Patent Number: 7,939,938

Inventors: Hata; Toshio (Mihara, JP), Tatsuta; Hideaki (Higashihiroshima, JP), Tagashira; Hiromu (Higashihiroshima, JP), Morimoto; Taiji (Onomichi, JP)
Title: Injection apparatus, semiconductor light emitting apparatus, manufacturing apparatus, and manufacturing method of semiconductor light emitting apparatus
Patent Number: 7,938,636

Inventors: Haubert; Thomas (Columbus, OH), Contini; Vince (Powell, OH), Grimes; Steve (Westerville, OH), Jones; Randy (Delaware, OH), Wardlaw; Stephan C. (Lyme, CT)
Title: Buffy coat separator float system and method
Patent Number: 7,220,593

Inventors: Havemose; Allan (Arroyo Grande, CA)
Title: System and method for event-driven live migration of multi-process applications
Patent Number: 9,032,249

Inventors: Havive; Rony (Oak Park, CA), Wagner; Amy (Camarillo, CA)
Title: Potpourri holder
Patent Number: 7,938,262

Inventors: Haynes; Michael Leroy (Denver, CO)
Title: Digital electronic system for automatic shut off and turn on of electrical and gas operated appliances
Patent Number: 9,030,319

Inventors: He; Dexin (Beijing, CN)
Title: Rotary digging and compression enlarging driller and boring method
Patent Number: 7,938,198

Inventors: He; Tom Xiaohai (Simi Valley, CA)
Title: Feedthru assembly
Patent Number: 7,939,762

Inventors: He; Yu-Wei (Shenzhen, CN), Hu; Xiu-Quan (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Mounting apparatus for fan
Patent Number: 9,030,816

Inventors: He; Yu-Wei (Shenzhen, CN), Hu; Xiu-Quan (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Mounting apparatus for data storage device
Patent Number: 9,030,819

Inventors: Heck; Thomas (Wooster, OH), Olsen; Steven (Wooster, OH)
Title: Clutch assembly with restraining plate and method for assembling a clutch assembly
Patent Number: 7,938,239

Inventors: Hecker; Susan Rae (Boca Raton, FL)
Title: Pyramid easel
Patent Number: 7,219,871

Inventors: Heidasch; Robert (Speyer, DE), Scheidl; Stefan (Dieburg, DE), Neumann; Michael (Speyer, DE), Brand; Stephan (Wiesloch, DE), Licht; Nico (Heidelberg, DE), Reichenberger; Klaus (Frankfurt, DE), Heimann; Archim (Wiesloch, DE), Moldaner; Steffen (Riedstadt, DE), Pohl; Thomas (Leimen-St. Ilgen, DE)
Title: Pluggable modules in a cascading learning system
Patent Number: 9,031,886

Inventors: Heidrich; Gunter (Gerhardshofen, DE), Kutschera; Wolfgang (Aurachtal, DE), Seufert; Matthias (Pettstadt, DE)
Title: Expansion device for fluid coolant/insulation in a x-ray apparatus
Patent Number: 7,221,736

Inventors: Heinemann; Ines (Hofheim, DE), van Almsick; Andreas (Karben, DE), Willms; Lothar (Hofheim, DE), Schmitt; Monika (Frankfurt a. M. Main, DE), Dittgen; Jan (Frankfurt a. M. Main, DE), Hills; Martin (Idstein, DE), Kehne; Heinz (Hofheim, DE), Rosinger; Christopher (Hofheim, DE), Feucht; Dieter (Eschborn, DE)
Title: 4-(3-aminobenzoyl)-1-ethylpyrazoles and their use as herbicides
Patent Number: 7,939,467

Inventors: Heinemann; Lothar (Hirschberg, DE), Glock; Jurgen (Hirschberg, DE)
Title: Method for predictive determination of a process variable based on an assignment of a discrete measured value
Patent Number: 7,941,393

Inventors: Heinrich; Hans-Juergen (Kleinroehrsdorf, DE), Teschner; Goetz (Dresden, DE), Sander; Thorsten (Dresden, DE), Weidelt; Cornell (Dresden, DE), Brueckner; Joern (Langebrueck, DE)
Title: Supply end block for rotary magnetron
Patent Number: 7,938,943

Inventors: Heinrich; Karl-Ludwig (Munich, DE)
Title: System with a gesture-identification unit
Patent Number: 9,030,433

Inventors: Helmig; Christian (Detmold, DE), Bergmann; Matthias (Hameln, DE), Koester; Jens (Steinheim, DE)
Title: Manufactured round plug connector for Ethernet
Patent Number: 7,938,650

Inventors: Hendrickson; Edwin R. (Hockessin, DE), Luckring; Abigail K. (West Chester, PA), Perry; Michael P. (Downingtown, PA)
Title: Altering the interface of hydrocarbon-coated surfaces
Patent Number: 9,029,123

Inventors: Heo; Min (Seoul, KR)
Title: Springy clip type apparatus for fastening power semiconductor
Patent Number: 9,030,825

Inventors: Heo; Min (Seoul, KR), Eom; Jun Seok (Pyeongtaek-si, KR), Youn; Bo Hyun (Seoul, KR)
Title: Filter assembly
Patent Number: 9,030,274

Inventors: Herbert; Edward (Canton, CT)
Title: High frequency square-wave power distribution system
Patent Number: 9,030,843

Inventors: Herold; Jeffrey C. (Huntington Beach, CA)
Title: Flexible travel bag with integrated support to protect bag from wear
Patent Number: 7,219,902

Inventors: Hershberger; Troy (Winona Lake, IN)
Title: Minimally invasive reamer
Patent Number: 7,220,264

Inventors: Herzig; Christian (Waging, DE), Dormeier; Siegfried (Stubenberg, DE)
Title: Organosilicon compounds that contain .beta.-ketoamide groups and organic polymers bound via enamine bonds, and method for producing them
Patent Number: 7,939,619

Inventors: Heyerdahl; Torjus (Drammen, NO)
Title: Urination opening in men's underwear
Patent Number: 9,027,168

Inventors: Hibino; Yutaka (Komaki, JP), Nakayama; Yoshihiko (Anjyo, JP), Furuya; Masataka (Nagoya, JP)
Title: Method of exposure control and image pickup apparatus
Patent Number: 7,940,324

Inventors: Hicks, III; John A. (Roswell, GA), Ezrol; Gerald M. (Herndon, VA)
Title: Methods, systems and computer program products for providing a multimedia applications gateway
Patent Number: 7,941,528

Inventors: Hidai; Masataka (Tokyo, JP), Goda; Kenjiro (Tokyo, JP), Morita; Kiyoshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Vehicle vibration suppression device
Patent Number: 9,027,482

Inventors: Hidaka; Tomoyuki (Tokyo, JP), Suzuki; Kazuyuki (Tokyo, JP), Aita; Mitsunori (Tokyo, JP), Sakabe; Hiroshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Polyvinylidene fluoride resin composition, white resin film, and backsheet for solar cell module
Patent Number: 9,029,453

Inventors: Hielm; Earl A. (Port Charlotte, FL)
Title: Door opening device for a handicapped person
Patent Number: 7,938,464

Inventors: Higashi; Kazushi (Neyagawa, JP), Minamitani; Shozo (Ibaraki, JP), Kanayama; Shinji (Kashihara, JP), Takahashi; Kenji (Suita, JP)
Title: Component mounting apparatus including a polishing device
Patent Number: 7,219,419

Inventors: Higuchi; Masao (Saitama, JP), Morioka; Ryuichiro (Saitama, JP), Yamamura; Gaku (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Control apparatus and control method, network system, program for control apparatus, and information recording medium
Patent Number: 7,941,230

Inventors: Hill; Christopher Stephen (Stockton, GB)
Title: Roll-cage assembly and a motor vehicle incorporating same
Patent Number: 7,219,925

Inventors: Hill; Robert M. (Appleton, WI), Fulscher; Ryan L. (Neenah, WI), Schlaupitz; Robert (New London, WI), Possell; Kevin C. (Middleton, WI), Johnson; Kroy D. (Neenah, WI)
Title: Wipes dispenser with self-closing lid
Patent Number: 9,027,749

Inventors: Hillis; W. Daniel (Encino, CA), Myhrvold; Nathan P. (Medina, WA), Wood, Jr.; Lowell L. (Livermore, CA)
Title: Defect correction based on "virtual" lenslets
Patent Number: 7,220,001

Inventors: Himeno; Takuji (Chiba, JP), Tauchi; Yoichiro (Saitama, JP), Kouzai; Toshinori (Kanagawa, JP), Hashino; Tsukasa (Kanagawa, JP), Teshirogi; Hidehiko (Kanagawa, JP), Abe; Fumiyoshi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Recording apparatus and method, playback apparatus and method, and recording medium therefor
Patent Number: 7,221,856

Inventors: Himi; Hiroaki (Nagoya, JP), Iwamori; Noriyuki (Okazaki, JP)
Title: Method for manufacturing semiconductor substrate
Patent Number: 7,220,654

Inventors: Hirai; Kazuo (Fujisawa, JP)
Title: Mating member and a sliding member
Patent Number: 7,939,475

Inventors: Hirai; Toshimitsu (Chino, JP)
Title: Pattern and fabricating method therefor, device and fabricating method therefor, electro-optical apparatus, electronic apparatus, and method for fabricating active matrix substrate
Patent Number: 7,220,682

Inventors: Hirakata; Yoshiharu (Kanagawa, JP), Tsuchiya; Kaoru (Kanagawa, JP), Iwabuchi; Tomoyuki (Kanagawa, JP), Fujii; Teruyuki (Kanagawa, JP), Yamazaki; Shunpei (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Method for manufacturing display device and manufacturing apparatus
Patent Number: 7,220,603

Inventors: Hiramitsu; Hiroomi (Yokkaichi, JP), Mizuno; Hosei (Yokkaichi, JP), Matsumoto; Kouichi (Yokkaichi, JP), Hirai; Hiroki (Yokkaichi, JP), Ito; Akira (Yokkaichi, JP)
Title: Connector terminal and connector with the connector terminal
Patent Number: 7,938,694

Inventors: Hirohara; Yoko (Tokyo, JP), Mihashi; Toshifumi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Device for measuring optical characteristic of eye
Patent Number: 7,219,999

Inventors: Hitaka; Yosato (Ohta-ku, JP), Noguchi; Toshiyuki (Ohta-ku, JP), Mitani; Shigeyuki (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Digital document editing method, digital document editing program and digital document editing apparatus
Patent Number: 7,940,284

Inventors: Hix; Gary R. (Warrenton, VA), Spencley; Philip T. (Charlotte, NC)
Title: Tier-based data management
Patent Number: 9,031,914

Inventors: Hiyama; Yuriko (Minato-ku, JP), Oosaka; Tomoyuki (Minato-ku, JP), Ueki; Kazuya (Koto-ku, JP)
Title: Advertisement delivery target identifying apparatus, advertisement delivery apparatus, advertisement delivery target identifying method, advertisement delivery method, program, and recording medium
Patent Number: 9,031,862

Inventors: Ho; Ming-Lun (Kaohsiung, TW), Kao; Ming-Chieh (Kaohsiung, TW)
Title: Process of cutting electronic package
Patent Number: 7,220,619

Inventors: Ho; Yeu-Chuan Simon (Naperville, IL)
Title: Method and electrode assembly for non-equilibrium plasma treatment
Patent Number: 7,220,462

Inventors: Ho; Yu-Lun (Taipei Hsien, TW), Chan; Po-Wen (Taipei Hsien, TW), Lin; Juin-Hong (Taipei Hsien, TW), Chien; I-Pen (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Color wheel and optical device employing same
Patent Number: 7,940,484

Inventors: Hobart; James L. (Los Altos, CA), Negus; Daniel K. (Los Altos, CA), Joseph; Daniel Paul (Clayton, MO), Allen; Peter Nigel (Pleasanton, CA)
Title: Laser system and method for treatment of biological tissues
Patent Number: 7,220,256

Inventors: Hoentschel; Jan (Dresden, DE), Flachowsky; Stefan (Dresden, DE), Sassiat; Nicolas (Dresden, DE), Yan; Ran (Dresden, DE)
Title: Integrated circuits and methods for fabricating integrated circuits with improved silicide contacts
Patent Number: 9,029,214

Inventors: Hofbauer; Karl (Basel, CH), Peter; Jean-Christophe (Ammerschwihr, FR)
Title: Antibodies against tropomyosin-related kinase B receptors
Patent Number: 9,028,820

Inventors: Hoffend, Jr.; Thomas R. (Woodbury, MN), Freier; David G. (St. Paul, MN), Biernath; Rolf W. (Wyoming, MN), Piekarczyk; Anthony J. (Fridley, MN), Meis; Michael A. (Stillwater, MN)
Title: Collimating light injectors for edge-lit backlights
Patent Number: 9,028,108

Inventors: Hoffman; Steven Samuel (San Francisco, CA), Kokubo; Naomi (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for promoting desired on-line activities using on-line games
Patent Number: 9,028,324

Inventors: Hoffmann; Torsten (Weil am Rhein, DE), Koblet; Andreas (Binningen, CH), Peters; Jens-Uwe (Grenzach-Wyhlen, DE), Schnider; Patrick (Oberwil, CH), Sleight; Andrew (Riedisheim, FR), Stadler; Heinz (Rheinfelden, CH)
Title: Dual NK1/NK3 receptor antagonists
Patent Number: 7,939,533

Inventors: Hofmann; Heinrich (Schweinfurt, DE), Doppling; Horst (Herzogenaurach, DE), Bohr; Andreas (Herzogenaurach, DE), Eidloth; Rainer (Herzogenaurach, DE)
Title: Radial antifriction bearing, especially single-row grooved antifriction bearing
Patent Number: 7,938,585

Inventors: Hofstadler; Steven A. (Vista, CA), Drader; Jared J. (San Marcos, CA), Gutierrez; Jose R. (San Marcos, CA), Gleason; Paul J. (Laguna Niguel, CA), Bare; Rex O. (Preston, CT), Miller; Robert D. (Costa Mesa, CA), Smith; Jeffrey C. (Irvine, CA), Oberkramer; Kevin S. (Placentia, CA), Bergold; Ronald K. (Mission Viejo, CA)
Title: Microplate handling systems and related computer program products and methods
Patent Number: 9,027,730

Inventors: Hoheisel; Martin (Erlangen, DE), Sklebitz; Hartmut (Erlangen, DE)
Title: Scattered radiation grid or collimator
Patent Number: 7,221,737

Inventors: Holcomb; Cherie (Oakland, CA), Higuchi; Russell (Alameda, CA)
Title: SENP1 as a marker for cancer
Patent Number: 7,939,251

Inventors: Holcombe; Kathy Barbosa (Carrollton, TX)
Title: Date-rape drug detector
Patent Number: 9,029,098

Inventors: Holl; Eugen (Langenzenn, DE), Ruppert; Swen (Mohrendorf, DE)
Title: Hybrid drive system and method for adjusting a hybrid drive system
Patent Number: 7,221,062

Inventors: Holmberg; Matthew (Le Center, MN), Solheid; James J. (Lakeville, MN)
Title: Split cable seal
Patent Number: 7,937,818

Inventors: Holmberg; Matthew (Le Center, MN), Solheid; James J. (Lakeville, MN)
Title: Adapter block including connector storage
Patent Number: 7,941,026

Inventors: Holmes; Alan G. (Clarkston, MI), Schmidt; Michael R. (Carmel, IN), Klemen; Donald (Carmel, IN), Hendrickson; James D. (Belleville, MI), Sowul; Henryk (Oxford, MI)
Title: Electrically variable transmission with selective fixed ratio operation
Patent Number: 7,220,203

Inventors: Holzhauer; Daniel Francis (Burnt Hills, NY), D'Amato; Fernando Javier (Niskayuna, NY)
Title: Systems and methods for channeling steam into turbines
Patent Number: 7,937,928

Inventors: Honaryar; Babak (Orinda, CA), Borrell; Marcos (Goleta, CA), Bryer; Philip (Tarzana, CA), Hoyt; Robert E. (Santa Barbara, CA), Raven; Joseph (Santa Barbara, CA)
Title: Self-adjusting mechanical gastric band
Patent Number: 9,028,394

Inventors: Honda; Kanako (Kobe, JP)
Title: Method for processing an image captured by a camera
Patent Number: 7,221,789

Inventors: Honda; Katsuyuki (Suwa, JP), Nagao; Shoichi (Suwa, JP), Mukaiyama; Hiroyuki (Suwa, JP), Shimizu; Akihiro (Suwa, JP), Komatsu; Akira (Suwa, JP)
Title: Drive apparatus, lens unit, and camera
Patent Number: 7,221,525

Inventors: Honda; Takahiro (Fujinomiya, JP), Fushimi; Hiroyuki (Numazu, JP), Sasaki; Fumihiro (Fuji, JP), Nakajima; Hisashi (Numazu, JP), Yamada; Hiroshi (Numazu, JP), Asahina; Yasuo (Numazu, JP)
Title: Image formation method
Patent Number: 7,939,235

Inventors: Honda; Tatsuya (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Capacitor element and semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,939,873

Inventors: Hong; Bo (Mountain View, CA), Colgrove; John A. (Los Altos, CA), Wang; Feng (Sunnyvale, CA), Kiselev; Oleg (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Fast connectivity recovery for a partitioned namespace
Patent Number: 7,941,709

Inventors: Hong; Hsin-Cheng (Tainan County, TW), Huang; Kuo-Tsun (Tainan County, TW)
Title: Liquid crystal display and backlight module thereof
Patent Number: 7,220,044

Inventors: Hong; John H. (San Clemente, CA), Lee; Chong U. (San Diego, CA), Kim; Cheonhong (San Diego, CA), Chan; Edward K. (San Diego, CA)
Title: Systems, devices, and methods for driving an analog interferometric modulator
Patent Number: 9,030,391

Inventors: Hood; Peter David (Loughborough, GB)
Title: Transfer mechanism
Patent Number: 9,028,566

Inventors: Hook; Terence B. (Jericho, VT), Hu; Jenny (Cupertino, CA), Park; Jae-Eun (Wappingers Falls, NY)
Title: Isolated high performance FET with a controllable body resistance
Patent Number: 7,939,894

Inventors: Hori; Kazuyuki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Method of designing passive RC complex filter of Hartley radio receiver
Patent Number: 7,941,476

Inventors: Hori; Kazuyuki (Tokyo, JP), Ishida; Yuuji (Tokyo, JP), He; Qian (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Peak factor reduction device and wireless transmitter
Patent Number: 9,031,144

Inventors: Horne, Jr.; Guy E. (Dudley, MA)
Title: Light diffusing fiberoptic coupling
Patent Number: 7,221,836

Inventors: Horneman; Kari Veikko (Oulu, FI), Van Phan; Vinh (Oulu, FI), Yu; Ling (Oulu, FI)
Title: Control signaling in system supporting relayed connections
Patent Number: 9,030,972

Inventors: Horntrich; Gunter (Koln, DE), Itzek; Eckhard (Gyhum-Nartum, DE)
Title: Leakproof bottle for infant food
Patent Number: 7,938,281

Inventors: Hossainy; Syed F. A. (Fremont, CA), Glauser; Thierry (Redwood City, CA)
Title: Phase-separated block copolymer coatings for implantable medical devices
Patent Number: 9,028,859

Inventors: House; Jamie Glen (Colorado Springs, CO)
Title: Devices and methods for securing catheter assemblies
Patent Number: 7,938,807

Inventors: Howard; Geoffrey S. (Columbia, MD), Mackley; Nathanael A. (Glen Rock, PA), Mead; Vickie J. (Suzhou, CN), Sterling; Brian C. (Sykesville, MD), Trinh; Danh T. (Towson, MD), Usselman; Robert A. (Forest Hill, MD), Watts; Fred S. (New Freedom, PA), Young; Janelle (Philadelphia, PA)
Title: Battery charger with protection circuitry
Patent Number: 7,221,124

Inventors: Hsieh; Gary (Taoyuan, TW), Chin; Nick (Taoyuan, TW), Hsia; Joseph (Taoyuan, TW), Lev; Steve (Taoyuan, TW)
Title: Connector
Patent Number: 7,938,664

Inventors: Hsu; An Szu (New Taipei, TW), Lin; Chien Yu (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Protection cover support seat structure for tablet display apparatus
Patent Number: 9,027,747

Inventors: Hsu; Chia-Ling (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Surface acoustic wave touch panel and manufacturing method thereof
Patent Number: 9,030,447

Inventors: Hsu; Chia-Yi (Taipei, TW)
Title: Multifunction lamp
Patent Number: 7,938,560

Inventors: Hsu; Peng-Fu (Hsinchu, TW), Ying; Jin (Singapore, SG), Tao; Hun-Jan (Hsin-Chu, TW)
Title: Base oxide engineering for high-K gate stacks
Patent Number: 7,939,396

Inventors: Hsu; Tzu-Hsuan (Kaohsiung, TW), Yaung; Dun-Nian (Taipei, TW), Wang; Ching-Chun (Tainan, TW)
Title: Photodetector for backside-illuminated sensor
Patent Number: 7,939,903

Inventors: Hu; Lei (Suwon-si, KR), Kim; Young-Jae (Suwon-si, KR), Cho; Hye-Jung (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Fuel cell system and method of controlling operation of a plurality of fuel cells
Patent Number: 9,029,029

Inventors: Hu; Wen-Sung (Tainan, TW)
Title: LED bulb with amplifying edge-emitting light structure
Patent Number: 9,028,095

Inventors: Huang; Chao-Yuan (Hsinchu, TW), Ho; Yueh-Feng (Hsinchu, TW), Yang; Ming-Sheng (Hsinchu, TW), Chen; Hwi-Huang (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Integrated circuit layout
Patent Number: 9,030,025

Inventors: Huang; Chien-Hua (New Taipei, TW), Ko; Mei-Ju (New Taipei, TW), Huang; Jufen (New Taipei, TW), Wei; Chia-chen (New Taipei, TW), Chien; Hung-Chan (New Taipei, TW), Chiou; Hong-Shun (New Taipei, TW), Fang; Yu-Fan (New Taipei, TW), Tu; Chun-Chang (New Taipei, TW), Chen; Tsung-Yueh (New Taipei, TW), Lin; Chih-Chieh (New Taipei, TW), Lin; Yueh Cheng (New Taipei, TW), Hsu; Shiu-Sheng (New Taipei, TW), Liu; Chu-Ming (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Printing devices and mobile printing systems thereof
Patent Number: 9,030,697

Inventors: Huang; Cunping (Cocoa, FL), Linkous; Clovis A. (Merritt Island, FL)
Title: UV photochemical option for closed cycle decomposition of hydrogen sulfide
Patent Number: 7,220,391

Inventors: Huang; Huadao (Wenzhou, CN)
Title: Circuit interrupting device with high voltage surge protection
Patent Number: 7,940,498

Inventors: Huang; Po-Hsuan (Taipei, TW)
Title: Focusing device and focusing method
Patent Number: 7,940,483

Inventors: Huang; Shiao-Hwa (Taichung, TW), Liao; Ming-Kaun (Hsinchu County, TW), Tsai; Yu-Chang (Taichung Hsien, TW)
Title: Wireless tire pressure monitoring system
Patent Number: 7,940,163

Inventors: Huang; Shih-Feng (Hsinchu, TW), Lee; Yueh-Cheng (New Taipei, TW), Huang; Chung-Er (New Taipei, TW)
Title: System of testing multiple RF modules and method thereof
Patent Number: 9,031,808

Inventors: Huang; Simon (SanChung, TW)
Title: Shredder that produces crinkle paper stripes
Patent Number: 9,027,862

Inventors: Huang; Tsai-Yu (Zhubei, TW), Huang; Yi-Feng (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Three dimensional stacked structure for chips
Patent Number: 9,030,015

Inventors: Huang; Xueying (Hockessin, DE), Wang; Hong (Kennett Square, PA), Wu; Ying (Wallingford, PA)
Title: Peptide-based conditioners and colorants for hair, skin, and nails
Patent Number: 7,220,405

Inventors: Hubschwerlen; Christian (Durmenach, FR), Rueedi; Georg (Allschwil, CH), Surivet; Jean-Philippe (Kembs, FR), Acklin; Cornelia Zumbrunn (Basel, CH)
Title: 3,7-disubstituted octahydro-2H-pyrido[4,3-E][1,3]oxazin-2-one antibiotics
Patent Number: 9,029,368

Inventors: Huddleston; Tammy Lee (Vero Beach, FL)
Title: Storm panel locking device
Patent Number: 9,027,280

Inventors: Huether; Connie (Fargo, ND), Enriquez; Ross (Elk Grove, CA)
Title: Pet caddy
Patent Number: 7,938,083

Inventors: Hughes; Nicholas (Oxford, GB), Tarassenko; Lionel (Oxford, GB), Roberts; Stephen (Oxford, GB)
Title: Signal analysis method
Patent Number: 7,941,209

Inventors: Hukari; Kyle W. (Dublin, CA), West; Jason A. A. (Pleasanton, CA), Shultz; Michael A. (Bend, OR), Milson; Richard (Citrus Heights, CA), Isely; Nikolas M. (Moraga, CA), DeRenzi; Michael C. (San Ramon, CA)
Title: Automated cellular material preparation
Patent Number: 9,028,777

Inventors: Hung; William Ching-Chit (Irvine, CA)
Title: Channel processor using reduced complexity LDPC decoder
Patent Number: 7,222,289

Inventors: Hunt; Raymond N. (Glastonbury, CT), Selby; Ricky W. (Danielson, CT)
Title: Flexible loop bungee cord terminus
Patent Number: 7,219,398

Inventors: Hunter; Jeffrey K. (Olath, KS), Richey; Manuel F. (Paola, KS)
Title: Noise measurement for radio squelch function
Patent Number: 7,941,114

Inventors: Huprikar; Anand (Novi, MI)
Title: Isolation assembly for a vehicle suspension component
Patent Number: 7,219,883

Inventors: Hurwitz; Marni M. (Mendham, NJ)
Title: Marine craft and apparatus including electroluminescent auxiliary illumination
Patent Number: 7,220,011

Inventors: Hurwitz; Marni Markell (Far Hills, NJ)
Title: Pet toy having omnidirectional reflectivity
Patent Number: 7,219,626

Inventors: Husband; John Claude (St. Austell, GB), Jarvis; Nigel V. (St. Austell, GB), Payton; Charles Desmond (St. Austell, GB), Skuse; David Robert (Truro, GB)
Title: Grinding method for inorganic particulate material
Patent Number: 7,938,346

Inventors: Ianos; Anca-Marina (Paris, FR), Pesenti; Paolo (Agrate-Senago, IT)
Title: PCM type interface
Patent Number: 7,940,708

Inventors: Icher; Francois (Grenoble, FR), Dehos; Bruno (Grenoble, FR)
Title: Circuitry for protecting electronic circuits against electrostatic discharges and methods of operating the same
Patent Number: 7,221,549

Inventors: Ichida; Tadashi (Nara, JP), Tsumiyama; Akira (Osaka, JP)
Title: Hydraulic gear shift mechanism
Patent Number: 7,219,574

Inventors: Ichikawa; Takahiro (Saitama, JP), Obata; Koji (Tokyo, JP), Sato; Tomoyuki (Kanagawa, JP), Niwa; Yoshikatsu (Kanagawa, JP), Otani; Junichi (Tokyo, JP), Takemura; Tomoaki (Tokyo, JP), Masunaga; Shinya (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Receiving device, clock synchronizing method, and computer program
Patent Number: 7,940,805

Inventors: Ichimura; Tetsunari (Ome, JP)
Title: Information processing device with integrated privacy filter
Patent Number: 7,940,255

Inventors: Idehara; Ryoh (Hyogo, JP), Kita; Nobuhiko (Osaka, JP), Onuma; Sei (Osaka, JP), Kondo; Kazuyoshi (Osaka, JP), Furuichi; Yuusuke (Osaka, JP), Okano; Tadashi (Ibaraki, JP), Hagiwara; Genta (Osaka, JP), Tada; Kaoru (Osaka, JP)
Title: Process cartridge having air inlets and outlets for cooling gears disposed in the process cartridge
Patent Number: 7,941,069

Inventors: Igarashi; Kei (Yokosuka, JP), Yamada; Akira (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Wireless communication terminal and wireless communication method
Patent Number: 7,940,692

Inventors: Ignatyev; Nikolai (Mykola) (Duisburg, DE), Welz-Biermann; Urs (Heppenheim, DE), Willner; Helge (Muehlheim/Ruhr, DE), Finze; Maik (Nienburg, DE), Bernhardt; Eduard (Duisburg, DE), Kucheryna; Andriy (Wuppertal, DE)
Title: Cyanoborate, fluoroalkylphosphate, fluoroalkylborate or imide dyes
Patent Number: 7,939,644

Inventors: Ignomirello; Brian (Colts Neck, NJ)
Title: Intelligent mirror
Patent Number: 9,031,624

Inventors: Iguchi; Masao (Kariya, JP), Kimura; Kazuya (Kariya, JP), Kawakami; Akihiro (Kariya, JP)
Title: Electric compressor and electric motor with a housing having a circumferential wall with thick and thin portions
Patent Number: 7,938,633

Inventors: Ihara; Yoshihiro (Nagano, JP), Kobayashi; Tsuyoshi (Nagano, JP), Wakabayashi; Shinichi (Nagano, JP)
Title: Semiconductor wafer and semiconductor device provided with columnar electrodes and methods of producing the wafer and device
Patent Number: 7,220,657

Inventors: Iizuka; Akira (Hamamatsu, JP), Iwase; Hiroyuki (Hamamatsu, JP), Shuto; Kazuhiko (Hamamatsu, JP)
Title: Motion picture playback apparatus and motion picture playback method
Patent Number: 7,221,852

Inventors: Iizuka; Hiroshi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Tire tube
Patent Number: 9,027,616

Inventors: Ikeda; Makoto (Tokyo, JP), Uchiyama; Ryuhei (Tokyo, JP), Nagasawa; Osamu (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Method for inspecting defect of hollow fiber porous membrane, defect inspection equipment and production method
Patent Number: 7,940,382

Inventors: Ikeda; Motohide (Tokyo, JP), Watanabe; Ken (Tokyo, JP), Inoue; Makoto (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Power demand management apparatus and power demand management system
Patent Number: 9,031,730

Inventors: Ikeda; Sadao (Toyota, JP), Nagase; Takashi (Nisshin, JP)
Title: Seal ring
Patent Number: 9,028,130

Inventors: Ikegami; Fumiko (Tokyo, JP), Shimizu; Mie (Tokyo, JP), Itoi; Takeshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Photosensitive composition and color filter
Patent Number: 7,220,534

Inventors: Ikuta; Mitsuhiro (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Surface emitting laser
Patent Number: 7,940,826

Inventors: Im; James S. (New York, NY), Sposili; Robert S. (New York, NY), Crowder; Mark A. (Portland, OR)
Title: Surface planarization of thin silicon films during and after processing by the sequential lateral solidification method
Patent Number: 7,220,660

Inventors: Im; Sung Do (Changnyeong-gun, KR)
Title: Electric driving type utility vehicle having regenerative brake force distribution control function, and regenerative brake force distribution control method thereof
Patent Number: 9,031,728

Inventors: Imai; Mitsugu (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Recording/reproduction device, evaluation value calculation method, and evaluation value calculation device
Patent Number: 7,940,622

Inventors: Inaba; Etsuko (Yokkaichi, JP), Nakamura; Takeshi (Yokkaichi, JP), Yanagi; Masaaki (Yokkaichi, JP)
Title: Method of preventing flavor component from degradation
Patent Number: 7,939,120

Inventors: Inagaki; Shinji (Hachioji, JP), Takagi; Takahiro (Sagamihara, JP), Saito; Koichi (Kawagoe, JP)
Title: Retardation film, method for producing the same, polarizing plate and liquid crystal display
Patent Number: 7,939,002

Inventors: Inoue; Masahiro (Susono, JP)
Title: Control apparatus for internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 9,027,535

Inventors: Inoue; Satoshi (Suwa, JP), Migliorato; Piero (Cambridge, GB)
Title: Semiconductor device with memory function and method of manufacture
Patent Number: 7,221,016

Inventors: Iorga; Cosmin (Oak Park, CA)
Title: High-speed digital multiplexer
Patent Number: 7,222,041

Inventors: Irzinger; Albert (Moosthenning, DE)
Title: Method for damping axial shocks onto a driver's lower extremity
Patent Number: 7,938,219

Inventors: Isaji; Osamu (Kobe, JP)
Title: FM-CW radar system
Patent Number: 7,221,309

Inventors: Isaka; Fumito (Zama, JP), Kato; Sho (Isehara, JP), Nei; Kosei (Isehara, JP), Komatsu; Ryu (Atsugi, JP), Mizoi; Tatsuya (Yokohama, JP), Shimomura; Akihisa (Isehara, JP)
Title: Manufacturing method of SOI substrate
Patent Number: 7,939,426

Inventors: Ise; Makoto (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Image sensing apparatus and control method therefor having a field based varying horizontal cycle
Patent Number: 7,940,320

Inventors: Ishida; Hirokazu (Niiza, JP), Kawamura; Tomoki (Niiza, JP), Tahira; Yoku (Niiza, JP)
Title: Automobile instrument panel cover panel
Patent Number: 7,938,566

Inventors: Ishida; Yoshihiro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus and method and program storage medium
Patent Number: 7,940,965

Inventors: Ishigami; Yoshiaki (Hitachi, JP), Sunaga; Yoshinori (Hitachinaka, JP), Yamazaki; Kinya (Hitachi, JP)
Title: Optical module and signal transmission medium
Patent Number: 9,028,156

Inventors: Ishitani; Tetsuji (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Liquid crystal display device
Patent Number: 7,940,360

Inventors: Issa; Anthony Francis (Orlando, FL), Messer; Jeffrey (San Bernadino, CA), Tobias; John Michael (Toms River, NJ)
Title: Resonant transformer systems and methods of use
Patent Number: 7,940,534

Inventors: Itami; Kenichiro (Nagoya, JP), Segawa; Yasutomo (Nagoya, JP), Omachi; Haruka (Nagoya, JP), Matsuura; Sanae (Nagoya, JP), Matsui; Katsuma (Nagoya, JP)
Title: Carbon nanoring, method for producing same, compound suitable as starting material for producing the carbon nanoring, and method for producing the compound
Patent Number: 9,029,551

Inventors: Ito; Masaharu (Tokyo, JP), Yamaguchi; Seitaro (Tokyo, JP), Kozone; Yuichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Sheet for producing multilayer optical recording medium, multilayer optical recording medium, and adhesive
Patent Number: 9,028,941

Inventors: Ito; Seigo (Hanno, JP), Unno; Hiroaki (Kunitachi, JP), Yamada; Hisashi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Optical disk apparatus and optical disk recording method with format warning information
Patent Number: 7,940,619

Inventors: Itoh; Takashi (Meguro-ku, JP)
Title: Driving tool
Patent Number: 7,938,045

Inventors: Itou; Kenichi (Osaka, JP), Takeuchi; Noboru (Kyoto, JP), Kawakami; Shigetoyo (Kyoto, JP), Fukuda; Toshiyuki (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,939,933

Inventors: Iwama; Tomohiro (Kanagawa, JP), Kaneko; Tomoharu (Kanagawa, JP), Ishii; Yoshikazu (Osaka, JP)
Title: Mobile wireless communication system, mobile wireless terminal apparatus, virtual private network relay apparatus and connection authentication server
Patent Number: 7,941,843

Inventors: Iwamoto; Kiyotaka (Kyoto, JP), Ishimura; Isamu (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Audio-video output apparatus, authentication processing method, and audio-video processing system
Patent Number: 7,941,864

Inventors: Iwasaki; Takuma (Kanagawa, JP), Amemiya; Ken (Tokyo, JP), Okamoto; Michiya (Kanagawa, JP), Karasawa; Shinya (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus and process cartridge incorporated therein
Patent Number: 9,031,469

Inventors: Iwata; Masayoshi (Aichi, JP)
Title: Non-contact sensor and shift lever device
Patent Number: 9,027,428

Inventors: Iwema; Marieke (Seattle, WA), Rimas; Emily K. (Seattle, WA), Jones; F. David (Redmond, WA), Wakeam; Jamie N. (Redmond, WA), Grutzmacher; Rich (Seattle, WA)
Title: Space tool feedback by changing the displayed visual appearance of objects to be moved before deletion of displayed objects occurs
Patent Number: 7,221,376

Inventors: Jackson; David C (Jenks, OK), Baldwin; Ike (Jenks, OK), Knight; Garry (Santa Ana, CA), Worboys; Simon (Santa Ana, CA)
Title: Apparatus for signaling rotation of a winch to an operator thereof
Patent Number: 7,219,879

Inventors: Jacobs; Robert Van Etten (Windsor, CT)
Title: Secondary air flow biasing apparatus and method for circulating fluidized bed boiler systems
Patent Number: 7,938,071

Inventors: Jacobsen; Eric N. (Boston, MA), Tokunaga; Makoto (Wako, JP), Larrow; Jay F. (Irvine, CA)
Title: Hydrolytic kinetic resolution of cyclic substrates
Patent Number: 7,220,870

Inventors: Jacquet; Francois (Froges, FR), Vautrin; Florent (Vizille, FR)
Title: Memory with storage cells biased in groups
Patent Number: 7,221,581

Inventors: Jadhav; Susheel G. (Chandler, AZ), Lu; Daoqiang (Chandler, AZ)
Title: Method for attaching a semiconductor die to a substrate and heat spreader
Patent Number: 7,220,622

Inventors: Jahnke; Andreas (Radebeul, DE), Ziebold; Ralf (Radebeul, DE), Maehr; Torsten (Dresden, DE)
Title: Mask with registration marks and method of fabricating integrated circuits
Patent Number: 7,939,224

Inventors: Jakobsen; Johnny (Bergen, NO)
Title: Sealed electrode assembly for fluid measurements
Patent Number: 7,938,019

Inventors: Jandrot-Perrus; Martine (Paris, FR), Feldman; Laurent (Paris, FR), Loyau; Stephane (Paris, FR)
Title: Method and kits for determining platelet susceptibility to activation in a patient
Patent Number: 9,029,095

Inventors: Jang; Euee-Seon (Seoul, KR), Kim; Hyun-Gyu (Seoul, KR), Lee; Chung-Ku (Incheon, KR)
Title: Device and method for encoding/decoding
Patent Number: 9,031,136

Inventors: Jang; Gyeong-ja (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Kim; Do-kyoon (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Method and system for generating input file using meta language regarding graphic data compression
Patent Number: 7,221,801

Inventors: Janjic; Nebojsa (Boulder, CO), Gold; Larry (Boulder, CO)
Title: Platelet derived growth factor (PDGF) nucleic acid ligand complexes
Patent Number: 7,939,654

Inventors: Jannard; James H. (Eastsound, WA), Julian; Jeffrey J. (Burbank, CA)
Title: Eyeglass with MP3 player
Patent Number: 7,219,994

Inventors: Jansson; Bo (Ramsberg, SE), Norgren; Susanne (Huddinge, SE)
Title: Cemented carbide and method of making the same
Patent Number: 7,220,480

Inventors: Jarvis; Murray Robert (Stapleford, GB), Tidd; James Burgess (Stockholm, SE), Pratt; Anthony Richard (Northamptonshire, GB)
Title: Location fix from unknown position
Patent Number: 9,030,355

Inventors: Jaye; Daniel J. (Andover, MA)
Title: System and method for associating a user with a user profile in a computer network environment
Patent Number: 7,941,505

Inventors: Jeddeloh; Joseph M. (Shoreview, MN)
Title: System and method for memory hub-based expansion bus
Patent Number: 7,222,210

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: 7,939,689

Inventors: Jensen; Henrik T. (Long Beach, CA), Ibrahim; Brima B. (Aliso Viejo, CA)
Title: Two-point modulation polar transmitter architecture and method for performance enhancement
Patent Number: 7,940,142

Inventors: Jeon; Dae Seong (Gyunggi-do, KR), Bae; Sang Woo (Gyunggi-do, KR), Sung; Jae Suk (Gyunggi-do, KR)
Title: Case structure having conductive pattern and method of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 7,940,220

Inventors: Jeong; Chun-Seok (Kyoungki-do, KR), Kim; Yong-Ki (Kyoungki-do, KR)
Title: On die thermal sensor of semiconductor memory device
Patent Number: 9,028,141

Inventors: Jeong; Min-Seop (Seoul, KR), Song; Jung-Ho (Suwon, KR)
Title: System and method for accessing node of private network
Patent Number: 7,221,671

Inventors: Jeong; Yeon Kyoon (Lafayette, CO)
Title: Apparatus and method for memory resource allocation based on virtual minimum spreading factor
Patent Number: 9,031,115

Inventors: Jeong; Yi Seon (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Contact for a portable electronic device
Patent Number: 7,220,152

Inventors: Jeyaseelan; Kandiah (Singapore, SG), Cher; Dyi Ni Charmian (Singapore, SG), Armugam; Arunmozhiarasi (Singapore, SG)
Title: Phospholipase(s) and use(s) thereof
Patent Number: 7,939,064

Inventors: Jia; Li (Hudson, OH), Ray; Matthew A. (Westfield, IN)
Title: Method of transferring patterned non-densely packed interfacial particle films onto substrates
Patent Number: 7,939,133

Inventors: Jikutani; Naoto (Miyagi, JP)
Title: Surface-emission laser diode and surface-emission laser array, optical interconnection system, optical communication system, electrophotographic system, and optical disk system
Patent Number: 7,940,825

Inventors: Jin; Hyun Suk (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Jang; Hyung Seok (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Kim; Tae Han (Seoul, KR)
Title: Liquid crystal display device and manufacturing method thereof
Patent Number: 7,940,358

Inventors: Jin; Yanwen (Beijing, CN), Weaver; David (Newton, MA), Rynkiewicz; Michael (Newton, MA), Cao; Cheng (Beijing, CN)
Title: Humanized anti-EGFR antibody L4-H3 and coding gene thereof
Patent Number: 9,028,832

Inventors: Jinbo; Masahiko (Sakai, JP), Takachi; Takeshi (Sakai, JP), Shahana; Satoshi (Sakai, JP), Yamada; Yoshitsugu (Sakai, JP)
Title: Multi-position brake lever system with a converter that converts a cable actuator to a hydraulic actuator
Patent Number: 7,938,234

Inventors: Jo; Jin Ho (Daejeon, KR), You; Moon Hee (Daejeon, KR), Jung; Won Chan (Daejeon, KR), Kim; Jae Hoon (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Apparatus and method for communication satellite monitoring
Patent Number: 9,031,496

Inventors: Jo; William (Seoul, KR), Jeong; Ah-Reum (Seoul, KR)
Title: Method of fabricating Ag-doped Te-based nano-material and memory device using the same
Patent Number: 9,029,248

Inventors: Joffe; Neil Raymond (Palo Alto, CA), Umansky; Ilya (San Jose, CA)
Title: Voice-mail application on the router with no secondary storage available
Patent Number: 7,221,673

Inventors: Johnson; Daniel S. (Loveland, CO), Hueber, Jr.; D. Jude (Fort Collins, CO), Reynolds; Jonathan L. (Fort Collins, CO)
Title: Hydraulic regeneration apparatus
Patent Number: 9,028,354

Inventors: Johnson; Eric (Woodside, CA), Fogarty; Thomas (Portola Valley, CA), Arko; Frank (Plano, TX), Elkins; Jeff (Woodside, CA), Seery; Martin (San Rafael, CA)
Title: Methods for maintaining a filtering device within a lumen
Patent Number: 9,028,524

Inventors: Johnson; Gavin S. (San Jose, CA), Koester; Michael J. (Hollister, CA), Miner; Kevin L. (Apopka, FL)
Title: Systems, methods and computer program products for selective copying of track data through peer-to-peer remote copy
Patent Number: 9,032,172

Inventors: Johnson; James H. (Merrimac, MA), Gallagher; Rex T. (Beverly, MA), Franke; Roland R. (Gloucester, MA)
Title: Conversion of taxane molecules
Patent Number: 7,220,872

Inventors: Johnson; Jerome Dale (North Mankato, MN), Lundberg; David Robert (Mankato, MN), Krebsbach; Michael Paul (Aerdenhout, NL)
Title: Sales force automation system and method
Patent Number: 7,941,341

Inventors: Johnson; Mark (Cary, IL), Rivard; Emily (Chicago, IL)
Title: Folding scooter
Patent Number: 9,027,944

Inventors: Johnson; Mark (South Elgin, IL)
Title: SDRAM sharing using a control surrogate
Patent Number: 7,941,594

Inventors: Johnson; Stephen D. (Hanover, MI)
Title: Hydraulic pump
Patent Number: 7,220,111

Inventors: Jolidon; Synese (Blauen, CH), Narquizian; Robert (St. Louis, FR), Norcross; Roger David (Olsberg, CH), Pinard; Emmanuel (Linsdorf, FR)
Title: Monocyclic substituted phenyl methanones
Patent Number: 7,220,744

Inventors: Jolly; Paul A. (Rescue, CA), Swartz; Ronald W. (Granite Bay, CA)
Title: Circuit and method for transferring low frequency signals via high frequency interface
Patent Number: 7,222,199

Inventors: Jones, Jr.; Allan R. (Derry, PA), Macmillan; Nicholas J. (Greensburg, PA), Birchler; Terry M. (New Albany, OH)
Title: Method for securing a nasal mask
Patent Number: 7,219,670

Inventors: Jones; Peter T. (Kennewick, WA), Hall; Brandon T. (Walla Walla, WA), Hufford; David W. (Walla Walla, WA), Justice; Timothy L. (Walla Walla, WA), McGowen; Tracy L. (Waitsburg, WA), Richert; Gerald R. (Walla Walla, WA), Tomlinson; Roydan T. (College Place, WA), Pellet; Jean-Francois (Walla Walla, WA)
Title: Sorting apparatus
Patent Number: 9,027,759

Inventors: Jones; Robert E. (Austin, TX)
Title: Method of forming a semiconductor device and an optical device and structure thereof
Patent Number: 7,220,632

Inventors: Jooss; Karin (Bellevue, WA), Harding; Thomas (San Francisco, CA), Nguyen; Minh (San Francisco, CA), Koprivnikar; Kathryn E. (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Methods and compositions for identifying prostate cancer or a humoral immune response against prostate cancer
Patent Number: 7,939,271

Inventors: Jordan; Frederick L. (Santa Ana, CA)
Title: Method and composition for using organic, plant-derived, oil-extracted materials in diesel fuel additives for reduced emissions
Patent Number: 7,220,289

Inventors: Jorgensen; Martin Bondo (Smorum, DK)
Title: Hearing aid adapted for discrete operation
Patent Number: 7,221,769

Inventors: Joseph; Yvonne (Stuttgart, DE), Nothofer; Heinz-Georg (Stuttgart, DE), Vossmeyer; Tobias (Esslingen, DE), Wessels; Jurina (Stuttgart, DE), Yasuda; Akio (Esslingen, DE)
Title: Method of forming a film of nanoparticles interlinked with each other using a polyfunctional linker
Patent Number: 7,939,130

Inventors: Jung; Hoe-Ku (Daejeon, KR), Yoo; Je-Gwang (Yongin-si, KR), Kang; Myung-Sam (Suwon-si, KR), Kim; Ji-Eun (Gwangmyeong-si, KR), Park; Jeong-Woo (Suwon-si, KR), Park; Jung-Hyun (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Method of manufacturing circuit board
Patent Number: 7,937,833

Inventors: Jung; Jaejun (Seoul, KR)
Title: Key assembly and mobile terminal having the same
Patent Number: 9,029,722

Inventors: Jung; Yong-Kyu (College Station, TX)
Title: Retargetable instruction decoder for a computer processor
Patent Number: 7,941,641

Inventors: Juras; Joseph James (Mooresvillle, NC), Jones; Rosetta Laverne (Mooresville, NC)
Title: Method of assisting a business in acquiring merchant services
Patent Number: 7,941,369

Inventors: Juri; Keiichiro (Osaka, JP), Yasunaga; Hideaki (Osaka, JP)
Title: Developing roller including a roughened outermost surface, and developing device and image forming apparatus including the same
Patent Number: 9,031,478

Inventors: Kader; Steven Earl (Montreal, CA)
Title: Method of displaying images while charging a smartphone
Patent Number: 9,031,618

Inventors: Kado; Minoru (Hachioji, JP), Arima; Satoshi (Inagi, JP), Inoue; Takashi (Sagamihara, JP)
Title: Insulated power supply device and lighting device
Patent Number: 9,030,131

Inventors: Kadous; Tamer (San Diego, CA)
Title: Mitigating ACK/NACK errors in MIMO/SIC/HARQ
Patent Number: 7,940,663

Inventors: Kagan; Jonathan (Hopkins, MN), Balliro; James (Jackson, WY), Dann; Mitchell (Wilson, WY), Guterman; Lee (Amherst, NY)
Title: Gastrointestinal sleeve device and methods for treatment of morbid obesity
Patent Number: 7,220,284

Inventors: Kagawa; Seiji (Saitama-ken, JP), Kagawa; Yoichiro (Saitama-ken, JP)
Title: Easy-to-straight-tearing thermoplastic resin film and its production method and apparatus
Patent Number: 7,938,998

Inventors: Kakimoto; Shoji (Kyoto, JP), Nakagawa; Masaharu (Kyoto, JP), Hirai; Keisuke (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Transport device for image recording apparatus and method of correcting transport speed in transport device for image recording apparatus
Patent Number: 7,938,400

Inventors: Kakimoto; Tsuyoshi (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Compact zoom lens
Patent Number: 7,940,474

Inventors: Kalhofer; Richard (North Kingstown, RI)
Title: Emergency preparedness lamp
Patent Number: 7,938,555

Inventors: Kamatani; Tomohiko (Hyogo, JP)
Title: Voltage comparison circuit, and semiconductor integrated circuit and electronic device having the same
Patent Number: 7,940,036

Inventors: Kamei; Yuji (Tokyo-to, JP)
Title: Anamorphic optical system, image pickup device, on-board type camera and monitoring camera
Patent Number: 7,940,469

Inventors: Kamemizu; Fuminori (Saitama, JP), Yano; Kengo (Saitama, JP), Yamaguchi; Nobuo (Saitama, JP), Mori; Kazuhiko (Saitama, JP), Matsui; Noriyuki (Saitama, JP), Hatayama; Atsushi (Saitama, JP)
Title: Lock release operator layout structure in vehicle
Patent Number: 7,219,939

Inventors: Kanasugi; Katsumi (Wako, JP), Mishio; Yoshihiro (Wako, JP)
Title: Wave form distortion removing apparatus for a communication network
Patent Number: 9,030,266

Inventors: Kanda; Tsuyoshi (Obu, JP), Yamada; Yoshichika (Kuwana, JP), Murata; Taisuke (Obu, JP), Kameda; Yasutoshi (Toyota, JP), Nakawatase; Akira (Toyota, JP)
Title: Variable air induction apparatus
Patent Number: 7,219,640

Inventors: Kaneda; Yasunori (San Jose, CA), Yamamoto; Akira (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Method and apparatus for capacity on demand dynamic chunk allocation
Patent Number: 7,941,598

Inventors: Kaneko; Tomoharu (Yokohama, JP), Ishii; Yoshikazu (Yokohama, JP), Kito; Tsutomu (Yokohama, JP), Iwama; Tomohiro (Yokohama, JP), Uno; Satoshi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Server on wireless network communicates with terminal on cellular network
Patent Number: 7,221,940

Inventors: Kaneko; Tsuyoshi (Shimosuwa-machi, JP)
Title: Electro-optical element and method for manufacturing thereof, optical module and method for driving thereof
Patent Number: 7,220,952

Inventors: Kanematsu; Daigoro (Yokohama, JP), Nagamura; Mitsutoshi (Ohta-Ku, JP), Baba; Naoko (Kawasaki, JP), Furuichi; Tomomi (Yokohama, JP), Suzuki; Kazuo (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Print apparatus, method of controlling same and therefor
Patent Number: 7,219,972

Inventors: Kanerva; Mikko (Helsinki, FI)
Title: Prioritized sending of data
Patent Number: 7,221,944

Inventors: Kang; Kyong Rok (Suwon-si, KR), Seo; Young Min (Seongnam-si, KR), Yu; Byeong Hyeon (Seoul, KR)
Title: Zoom lens module
Patent Number: 7,940,481

Inventors: Kang; Pengju (Hartford, CT), Farzad; Mohsen (Glastonbury, CT), Finn; Alan (Hebron, CT), Sadegh; Payman (Manchester, CT), Stricevic; Slaven (Willimantic, CT)
Title: Method for estimating inlet and outlet air conditions of an HVAC system
Patent Number: 7,219,506

Inventors: Kang; Sung-Taeg (Austin, TX), Mora; Rode R. (Austin, TX)
Title: Split gate non-volatile memory cell
Patent Number: 7,939,880

Inventors: Kant; Rishi (Boulder, CO)
Title: Removable window insulator
Patent Number: 9,028,081

Inventors: Kantsevoy; Sergey V. (Owings Mills, MD), Kalloo; Anthony N. (Baltimore, MD)
Title: Gastrojejunal feeding tube
Patent Number: 7,220,253

Inventors: Kao; Rong-Hui (Hsinchu, TW), Tsao; Chang-Sheng (Taipei, TW), Chen; Yen-Ming (Hsinchu, TW), Wu; Lin-June (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Sidewall spacer for semiconductor device and fabrication method thereof
Patent Number: 7,220,650

Inventors: Karaki; Tatsuya (Aichi-ken, JP), Suzuki; Hiroyuki (Aichi-ken, JP), Kito; Mikihiro (Ichinomiya, JP)
Title: Deck board and mounting structure of deck board
Patent Number: 7,938,471

Inventors: Kashiyama; Toshihiko (Hachioji, JP), Nishizawa; Itaru (Kaganei, JP)
Title: Index processing method and computer systems
Patent Number: 7,941,413

Inventors: Kasian; David (Narol, CA)
Title: Suspension lift kit for quad cycle
Patent Number: 9,027,938

Inventors: Kasuga; Hiroshi (Hirakata, JP)
Title: Load weighting control apparatus
Patent Number: 7,938,467

Inventors: Kasuta; Yoshinori (Aizuwakamatsu, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device and method for writing data into semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,221,594

Inventors: Kato; Motoki (Kanagawa, JP), Hamada; Toshiya (Saitama, JP)
Title: Information processing method and apparatus, program and recording medium
Patent Number: 7,941,033

Inventors: Kato; Taichi (Atsugi, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,940,224

Inventors: Katz; Matthew (Beverly Hills, CA), Capoccia; Cory (Santa Monica, CA)
Title: System and method for providing dispute resolution for electronic payment transactions
Patent Number: 7,941,352

Inventors: Kawahara; Akihiro (Nagoya, JP), Nagaya; Shigeo (Nagoya, JP), Seo; Hiroshi (Nagoya, JP)
Title: Support for oxygen separation membrane element and the element using the same
Patent Number: 7,938,940

Inventors: Kawahara; Takayuki (Higashiyamato, JP), Shimizu; Takehiro (Kokubunji, JP), Arakawa; Fumio (Kodaira, JP), Mizuno; Hiroyuki (Kokubunji, JP), Watanabe; Takao (Fuchu, JP), Ishibashi; Koichiro (Warabi, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device including a prediction circuit to control a power status control circuit which controls the power status of a function circuit
Patent Number: 7,222,244

Inventors: Kawai; Toshimasa (Yokohama, JP), Kobayashi; Eiichi (Tama, JP), Honda; Takemitsu (Hino, JP), Kimoto; Seiichiro (Hachioji, JP)
Title: Electrically-operated curving control device
Patent Number: 7,938,773

Inventors: Kawakami; Hiroshi (Fujinomiya, JP)
Title: Ink jet recording method
Patent Number: 7,938,525

Inventors: Kawakami; Yuichi (Nishinomiya, JP), Nakano; Yuusuke (Akashi, JP)
Title: Object measuring apparatus, object measuring method, and program product
Patent Number: 7,221,779

Inventors: Kawamoto; Kiichirou (Komatsu, JP)
Title: Work transfer apparatus for transfer press
Patent Number: 7,219,525

Inventors: Kawamura; Takaaki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Information processing apparatus and information processing apparatus control method
Patent Number: 9,032,417

Inventors: Kawasaki; Takehiko (Kamakura, JP), Kaneko; Norio (Atsugi, JP), Maruyama; Naoaki (Honjo, JP)
Title: Sheet material identifying apparatus, sheet material treating apparatus and sheet material identifying method
Patent Number: 7,937,986

Inventors: Kawasaki; Yasuhiko (Higashiyamato, JP), Baba; Takeru (Ome, JP), Murakami; Toshiyuki (Setagaya-ku, JP), Kato; Shigeru (Ome, JP), Yamaguchi; Tsutomu (Higashiyamato, JP)
Title: Waterproof structure
Patent Number: 7,941,196

Inventors: Ke; Tung-Yuan (Chung Hua Hsien, TW)
Title: Fire retardant compositions and methods and apparatuses for making the same
Patent Number: 7,937,924

Inventors: Keeney; Michael D. (Rineyville, KY), Jarboe; Michael Brent (Rineyville, KY)
Title: Bolt assembly with locking system
Patent Number: 7,219,461

Inventors: Keller; David (Cary, NC), Yoder; Randie (Garner, NC)
Title: Multi-tube fiber optic cable and system and method for making the same
Patent Number: 7,221,831

Inventors: Kemenczy; Zoltan (Mississauga, CA), Wu; Huan (Kanata, CA), Simmons; Sean (Waterloo, CA)
Title: Joint demodulation filter for co-channel interference reduction and related methods
Patent Number: 7,940,872

Inventors: Kennedy; John (Boise, ID)
Title: DRAM unit cells, capacitors, methods of forming DRAM unit cells, and methods of forming capacitors
Patent Number: 7,939,877

Inventors: Kenney; John B. (Granger, IN), Magill; Robert B. (Mishawaka, IN), Schafer; R. Michael (Granger, IN)
Title: Method and apparatus for replacing lost PSTN data in a packet network
Patent Number: 7,940,747

Inventors: Kenny; Robert (Centennial, CO), Reeves; Stuart (Glos, GB), Ford; Keith (Glos, GB), Grosh; John W. (Centennial, CO), Stutzman; Spring (Sidney, NE), Anderson; Roger (Sidney, NE), Wiekhorst; David (Sidney, NE), Johnston; Fred (Sidney, NE)
Title: Cable with offset filler
Patent Number: 7,220,918

Inventors: Kessler; Joel D. (University Heights, OH)
Title: Combination laryngeal mask airway with dual blocking and fluid removal features and method
Patent Number: 7,938,118

Inventors: Khanna; Rahul (Portland, OR), Tang; Jian (Shanghai, CN), Li; Yufu (Shanghai, CN)
Title: Extensible and flexible firmware architecture for reliability, availability, serviceability features
Patent Number: 7,941,810

Inventors: Khater; Marwan H. (Yorktown Heights, NY), Ning; Tak H. (Yorktown Heights, NY), Sekaric; Lidija (Yorktown Heights, NY), Zafar; Sufi (Yorktown Heights, NY)
Title: Sensor for biomolecules
Patent Number: 9,029,132

Inventors: Khemakhem; M'Hamed Anis (Eden Prairie, MN), Coffey; Joseph C. (Burnsville, MN), Peters; Jeffery Louis (Eagan, MN), Fauvelet; Herve (Boissise le Roi, FR)
Title: Connector including media converter
Patent Number: 7,938,686

Inventors: Khouw; Raymond (Dublin, OH)
Title: Vehicle drain hole structure
Patent Number: 7,938,213

Inventors: Khrais; Nidal N. (Flanders, NJ)
Title: Controller for allocation of processor resources and related methods
Patent Number: 7,221,682

Inventors: Kienberger; Helmut (Munchen, DE)
Title: Method and configuration for operation of an operator switching position in a telecommunications system
Patent Number: 7,221,752

Inventors: Kiernan; Doug (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Snowboard back foot support apparatus
Patent Number: 7,219,930

Inventors: Kikawada; Takahiro (Tsukuba, JP), Okuda; Takashi (Tsukuba, JP), Watanabe; Masahiko (Tsukuba, JP), Mita; Kazuei (Tsukuba, JP), Kadono; Keiko (Tsukuba, JP)
Title: Insect desiccation resistance genes and uses thereof
Patent Number: 7,939,647

Inventors: Kikuchi; Takeshi (Hamamatsu, JP), Terada; Kosei (Hamamatsu, JP)
Title: Musical scores distributing system
Patent Number: 7,222,181

Inventors: Kikuchi; Tsuneyuki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Network selection
Patent Number: 7,940,701

Inventors: Kilian; Oliver (Alameda, CA), Vick; Bertrand (Emeryville, CA)
Title: ACP promoter
Patent Number: 9,029,137

Inventors: Kim; Bong-yen (Seongnam-si, KR), Cho; Jung-yon (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Method and apparatus for transmitting event information between devices connected with network, and storage medium storing method
Patent Number: 9,032,111

Inventors: Kim; Dae-Bong (Anyang-si, KR)
Title: Aerial wind power generating system using floating body
Patent Number: 7,939,960

Inventors: Kim; Eun-Sik (Gwangmyeong-si, KR), Lee; Jeong-Seop (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Electronic shift lever
Patent Number: 9,027,429

Inventors: Kim; Hyeok Soo (Gyeongsangbuk-do, KR)
Title: Driving method of liquid crystal display device
Patent Number: 9,030,633

Inventors: Kim; Hyun Sik (Daejeon, KR), Choi; Myoung Choul (Seoul, KR), Yoo; Jong Shin (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Tandem fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrometer
Patent Number: 7,939,799

Inventors: Kim; Hyunseok (Jeonllabuk-do, KR), Choi; Su Na (Daejeon, KR), Lee; Heyung Sub (Daejeon, KR), Pyo; Cheol Sig (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Semiconductor wafer and method for auto-calibrating integrated circuit chips using PLL at wafer level
Patent Number: 9,030,217

Inventors: Kim; Jeong Seok (Daejeon, KR), Choi; Won Kyu (Daejeon, KR), Choi; Gil Young (Daejeon, KR), Pyo; Cheol Sig (Daejeon, KR), Chae; Jong-suk (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Antenna for radio frequency identification tag
Patent Number: 7,940,183

Inventors: Kim; Ji Hoon (Gyeongsangnam-do, KR), Kwon; Joong Hak (Busan, KR), Lee; Jung Hyung (Gyeongsangnam-do, KR), Oh; Hyeon Taek (Gyeongsangnam-do, KR)
Title: Bonding structure of diaphragm for microspeaker
Patent Number: 9,027,700

Inventors: Kim; Joon-hee (Seongnam-si, KR), Choi; Kyoung-hwan (Suwon-si, KR), Kang; Sang-kyun (Seoul, KR), Kim; Jin-ho (Seoul, KR)
Title: Direct methanol fuel cell
Patent Number: 7,939,217

Inventors: Kim; Jung Pill (Cary, NC), Kim; Joonho (Cary, NC), Minzoni; Alessandro (Morrisville, NC)
Title: Duty cycle corrector
Patent Number: 7,221,204

Inventors: Kim; Kyung Jin (Cupertino, CA), Su; Yi-Chi (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Monoclonal antibodies to hepatocyte growth factor
Patent Number: 7,220,410

Inventors: Kim; Mi Hyun (Seoul, KR), Cho; Sung Ryun (Seoul, KR), Kim; Byung Jin (Sungnam, KR), Seo; Kang Soo (Anyang, KR), Park; Sung Wan (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Method for managing recording and reproduction of multi-dubbed audio stream
Patent Number: 7,221,855

Inventors: Kim; Minsun (New York, NY)
Title: Holders for mobile devices
Patent Number: 9,027,808

Inventors: Kim; Sang Won (Daejeon, KR), Jeong; Byung Jang (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Apparatus for wideband transmission and reception for multiband
Patent Number: 9,031,119

Inventors: Kim; So Yeon (Anyang-si, KR), Moon; Sung Ho (Anyang-si, KR), Chung; Jae Hoon (Anyang-si, KR)
Title: Method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving PDCCH using DCI having adjusted size
Patent Number: 9,031,016

Inventors: Kim; Young-Hoon (Goyang-si, KR), Lee; Han-Sang (Seoul, KR)
Title: Image display device displaying multi-primary color and method of driving the same
Patent Number: 9,030,483

Inventors: Kim; Young-Il (Gyeonggi-Do, KR)
Title: Antenna coupling structure for a mobile terminal
Patent Number: 7,221,324

Inventors: Kim; Yu-Shin (Osan-si, KR), Lee; Hyeong-Su (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Method and apparatus for cell re-selection in mobile terminal
Patent Number: 7,940,727

Inventors: Kimura; Kazuhito (Kyoto, JP), Ishii; Takuya (Osaka, JP)
Title: Switching power supply circuitry
Patent Number: 7,940,031

Inventors: Kimura; Kuniaki (Tokyo, JP), Watanabe; Kenichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Bookbinding apparatus
Patent Number: 9,028,190

Inventors: Kimura; Shuuichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus, image forming system, and recording medium
Patent Number: 7,941,068

Inventors: Kimura; Tsuyoshi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus employing hierarchical encoding
Patent Number: 7,221,707

Inventors: Kinde, Sr.; Ronald August (Roseville, MI)
Title: Combining a series of more efficient engines into a unit, or modular units
Patent Number: 7,937,945

Inventors: Kingma; Arend Jouke (Ludwigshafen, DE), Weingart; Franz (Weinheim, DE), Schaffert; Stefan (Bensheim, DE), Militz; Holger (Bovenden, DE), Krause; Andreas (Bovenden, DE), Wepner; Falko (Rosenheim, DE)
Title: Lignocelluosic material which is low in formaldehyde and method for the production thereof
Patent Number: 7,939,177

Inventors: Kinkade; Martin Jay (Austin, TX), Frederick; Marlin (Cedar Park, TX)
Title: Circuit and method for storing data in operational, diagnostic and sleep modes
Patent Number: 7,221,205

Inventors: Kino; Kuniki (Chiba, JP), Kotanaka; Youichi (Tokyo, JP), Yagasaki; Makoto (Hofu, JP)
Title: DNA encoding proteins having dipeptide-synthesizing activity and methods of using the same
Patent Number: 7,939,294

Inventors: Kishi; Takehiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus which prevents misregistration
Patent Number: 7,221,894

Inventors: Kishimoto; Tsuyoshi (Hyogo, JP), Sogawa; Hisamo (Hyogo, JP), Akamatsu; Norihiko (Osaka, JP)
Title: Image pickup apparatus
Patent Number: 7,941,041

Inventors: Kitamura; Atsushi (Shizuoka-ken, JP), Adachi; Shigeyuki (Shizuoka-ken, JP), Tanabe; Sawa (Shizuoka-ken, JP)
Title: Optical displacement sensor and external force detecting device
Patent Number: 7,220,958

Inventors: Kitamura; Jumpei (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Ventilation fan
Patent Number: 9,028,223

Inventors: Kitaoka; Yasuo (Osaka, JP), Minemoto; Hisashi (Osaka, JP), Kidoguchi; Isao (Hyogo, JP), Ishibashi; Akihiko (Osaka, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing group III nitride substrate and semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,221,037

Inventors: Kite; Joshua W. (Atlanta, GA), Brown; Ellen W. (Pensacola, FL), Askew; Patricia Rankins (Huntersville, NC), Quinn; Rick (Davie, FL), Zickefoose; Mark K. (Orlando, FL), Womack; James P. (Grand Coteau, LA), Cowart; Greg (Woodstock, GA), Pfister; William L. (Winchester, KY), Carlson; Ted J. (Nashville, TN), Ray; Gary P. (Trussville, AL), Lillie; Joseph V. (Lafayette, LA), Bratton; Lawrence C. (Monroe, LA), Champion; Carolyn F. (Snellville, GA), Breard; John Kenneth (Monroe, LA), Dabney; Robert E. (Irmo, SC), Horton; Lynn Bainbridge (Cumming, GA), Lake; Greg (Kennesaw, GA), Dorn, Jr.; Watson (Lilburn, GA), Rodriguez; Elias (Snellville, GA), Smith; Russell T. (Snellville, GA)
Title: System and method for tracking telephone network capacity and equipment
Patent Number: 7,941,520

Inventors: Kiuchi; Yutaka (Hiratsuka, JP), Inomata; Kohshiro (Hadano, JP)
Title: Methods and execution programs for reading and displaying a two-dimensional code
Patent Number: 7,938,330

Inventors: Klein; Richard B. (Cary, NC), Selph; Jeffrey L. (Cary, NC), Partridge; John J. (Chapel Hill, NC), Reinhard; John (Raleigh, NC)
Title: Compounds and methods for controlling fungi, bacteria and insects
Patent Number: 7,220,761

Inventors: Klimov; Andrey Alexeevich (Puschino, RU), Klimov; Dmitry Andreevich (Puschino, RU), Klimov; Evgeniy Andreevich (Puschino, RU), Klimova; Tatiana Vitalyevna (Puschino, RU)
Title: Fluorescent nanoscopy device and method
Patent Number: 9,028,757

Inventors: Klingensmith; James B (San Jose, CA), Dimick; Brent (San Carlos, CA), Armstrong; Elton (Mountain View, CA)
Title: System and method for indicating a configuration of power provided over an ethernet port
Patent Number: 7,221,261

Inventors: Klotz; Errol Clyde (North Vancouver, BC, CA), Duncan; Sarah Melinda (North Vancouver, BC, CA)
Title: Removable box tarpaulin for a vehicle
Patent Number: 7,219,944

Inventors: Knauerhase; Robert C. (Portland, OR), Dharmadhikari; Abhay A. (Beaverton, OR), Deshpande; Nikhil M. (Beaverton, OR)
Title: Dynamically configurable beacon intervals for wireless LAN access points
Patent Number: 7,222,175

Inventors: Knecht; Thomas A. (Dundee, IL), Reeser; Glen (Palatine, IL)
Title: Ball grid array resonator
Patent Number: 7,940,148

Inventors: Knefelkamp; Sven (Wedel, DE), Binternagel; Fabian (Bad Zwischenahn, DE)
Title: Static mesh network, aircraft and method for data communication
Patent Number: 9,031,565

Inventors: Knick; Vincent C. (Durham, NC), Stimmel; Julie Beth (Durham, NC), Thurmond; Linda M. (Durham, NC)
Title: Combination of an anti-EP-CAM antibody with a chemotherapeutic agent
Patent Number: 7,939,074

Inventors: Knittel; Joachim (Tuttlingen, DE), Ballweg; Christof (Laufen, CH), Eyberg; Rudolf (Villingen, DE)
Title: Modified jitter criterion for optical recording media
Patent Number: 7,940,620

Inventors: Knopf; William P. (Clarksville, MD)
Title: Definition and maintenance of a telemetry database dictionary
Patent Number: 7,222,115

Inventors: Ko; Jae Bum (Icheon-si, KR), Byeon; Sang Jin (Icheon-si, KR)
Title: Semiconductor integrated circuit
Patent Number: 9,030,224

Inventors: Ko; Yu-Shi (Taipei, TW)
Title: Grounding part of hard disk against EMI and shock
Patent Number: 7,221,565

Inventors: Kobayashi; Masayoshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Content transferring technique
Patent Number: 7,222,186

Inventors: Kobayashi; Naotake (Osaka, JP), Ueda; Kazuo (Osaka, JP), Itoh; Naohiro (Koka, JP), Suzuki; Shinji (Osaka, JP), Sakaguchi; Gaku (Koka, JP), Kato; Akira (Koka, JP), Yukimasa; Akira (Osaka, JP), Hori; Akihiro (Osaka, JP), Koriyama; Yuji (Osaka, JP), Haraguchi; Hidekazu (Osaka, JP), Yasui; Ken (Osaka, JP), Kanda; Yasuhiko (Osaka, JP)
Title: Aminodihydrothiazine derivatives
Patent Number: 9,029,358

Inventors: Kobayashi; Satoru (Komagane, JP), Kato; Kazuyuki (Nagano, JP), Sugiura; Masahiro (Matsuyama, JP), Okabe; Saburo (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Lead-free solder, and a lead-free joint
Patent Number: 7,220,493

Inventors: Kochi; Tetsunobu (Hiratsuka, JP)
Title: Photoelectric conversion apparatus which avoids certain shading effects
Patent Number: 7,221,397

Inventors: Kodama; Yasumasa (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Data recording and reproducing apparatus and data recording and reproducing method
Patent Number: 7,221,848

Inventors: Koh; Lawrence R. (Sherman Oaks, CA)
Title: Needleshield assembly and methods of use
Patent Number: 7,938,800

Inventors: Koju; Toshihiko (Kawasaki, JP), Nakaike; Takuya (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Recovering from an error in a fault tolerant computer system
Patent Number: 9,032,190

Inventors: Kompella; Amala kishan (Hyderabad, IN), Adibhatla Kali Satya; Bhujanga rao (Hyderabad, IN), Rachakonda; Sreenivas (Hyderabad, IN), Venkaiah Chowdary; Nannapaneni (Hyderabad, IN)
Title: Intermediates and a process employing the intermediates for the preparation of (3-trifluoromethylsulfonyl)-N-[4-methyl-3-(4-pyridin-3yl-pyrimidin-2ylami- no)-phenyl]-benzamide
Patent Number: 7,939,541

Inventors: Kondo; Tetsujiro (Tokyo, JP), Tanaka; Kenji (Tokyo, JP), Haga; Tsugihiko (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus and method, and program and recording medium used therewith
Patent Number: 7,221,863

Inventors: Konishi; Isao (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Display apparatus
Patent Number: 7,221,361

Inventors: Konkle; Tim (El Dorado Hills, CA)
Title: System and method for providing interactive content for multiple networked users in a shared venue
Patent Number: 7,938,727

Inventors: Kono; Kazuhiko (Osaka, JP)
Title: Playback device, playback method, and computer program
Patent Number: 9,031,377

Inventors: Korajda; Bartosz (Lohr am Main, DE), Scheb; Oliver (Lohr am Main, DE)
Title: Method and device for determining measured values from a time-dependent graph
Patent Number: 9,031,804

Inventors: Korenjak; Norbert (Stadl-Paura, AT), Kuzel; Heinz (Pennewag, AT)
Title: Integrated engine-jet pump drive unit for marine application
Patent Number: 7,220,155

Inventors: Kosako; Jun (Kanagawa, JP), Ishii; Shigeyuki (Kanagawa, JP), Enami; Takashi (Kanagawa, JP), Kobayashi; Nobuyuki (Kanagawa, JP), Kawase; Natsuko (Kanagawa, JP), Kamekura; Takahiro (Kanagawa, JP), Miyakawa; Takahiro (Kanagawa, JP), Taniguchi; Miyo (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Color-image forming apparatus, image forming method, and computer program product
Patent Number: 7,941,082

Inventors: Koschmieder; Thomas H. (Austin, TX)
Title: Multiple layer strain gauge
Patent Number: 7,938,016

Inventors: Koshiyama; Yoshiki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Organic EL device panel and method for manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 7,940,000

Inventors: Kosuda; Atsuko (Tokyo, JP), Hayashida; Naoki (Tokyo, JP), Yoshinari; Jiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Hologram recording material, process for producing the same and hologram recording medium
Patent Number: 7,939,221

Inventors: Kotera; Ryusuke (Osaka, JP), Kawachi; Hideharu (Hyogo, JP)
Title: Illumination device and illumination system
Patent Number: 9,028,089

Inventors: Kothari; Manish (Cupertino, CA), Griffiths; Jonathan Charles (Fremont, CA)
Title: Fabricating and using hidden features in an image
Patent Number: 7,940,463

Inventors: Koushik; Kadadari Subbarao Sudeendra Thirtha (Bangalore, IN)
Title: Multimedia copy source detection
Patent Number: 9,031,323

Inventors: Kouyama; Mikio (Tokyo, JP), Ohmura; Ken (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Heat storage microcapsules and manufacturing method thereof
Patent Number: 9,028,965

Inventors: Koya; Keizo (Chestnut Hill, MA)
Title: Combination with bis(thiohydrazide amides) for treating cancer
Patent Number: 7,939,564

Inventors: Koyama; Takao (Tochigi, JP), Ito; Hidekazu (Tochigi, JP), Inada; Hiroshi (Tochigi, JP), Arimura; Takahiro (Tochigi, JP)
Title: Disposable diaper
Patent Number: 7,938,814

Inventors: Koyasu; Takahisa (Chita, JP)
Title: Differential amplifier circuit
Patent Number: 7,221,224

Inventors: Kramer; Michael (Wadern, DE), Zuhlke; Jurgen (Speyer, DE), Altwasser; Stefan (Stuttgart, DE), Fischer; Nico Frederik (Mannheim, DE), Rosowski; Frank (Berlin, DE), Allmann; Hans-Martin (Neunkirchen, DE)
Title: Catalyst for preparing carboxylic acids and/or carboxylic anhydrides
Patent Number: 9,029,289

Inventors: Kramm; Friedrich (Buedingen, DE), Meckl; Georg (Welden, DE), Niepraschk; Harald (Buedingen, DE), Nemec-Losert; Peter (Altenstadt, DE)
Title: Separator for gel electrolyte storage batteries
Patent Number: 9,029,001

Inventors: Krauss; Bernhard (Bugthann, DE)
Title: Method for distinguishing between four materials in tomographic records of a dual-energy CT system
Patent Number: 7,940,893

Inventors: Krehbiel; James K. (Colorado Springs, CO)
Title: Flexible footwear cover
Patent Number: 7,937,852

Inventors: Krishnamurthy; Balaji (Katy, TX), Smith; Peter D. (Ipswich, MA), Lazebnik; Boris S. (Needham, MA), Baldic; Jeffery D. (Andover, MA), Bloomfield; David P. (Boston, MA)
Title: Vaporizer and methods relating to same
Patent Number: 7,219,628

Inventors: Krishnan; Puspanathan (Klang, MY), Vengadasalam; Anandan (Batu Claves, MY), Ahmad@Mohamad; Hilmy (Petaling Jaya, MY)
Title: Heating a head disk assembly for a time interval prior to writing spiral servo tracks to the disk
Patent Number: 7,940,487

Inventors: Kronholz; Stephan (Dresden, DE), Patzer; Joachim (Langebrueck, DE)
Title: Methods of forming silicon/germanium protection layer above source/drain regions of a transistor and a device having such a protection layer
Patent Number: 9,029,919

Inventors: Kubo; Naomi (Hachioji, JP), Nishi; Yasuo (Hachioji, JP), Yanata; Atsuro (Hachioji, JP)
Title: Liquid ejection head and liquid ejection method
Patent Number: 7,938,510

Inventors: Kubo; Satoko (Tokyo, JP), Ohnuma; Hiroyuki (Chiba, JP), Yata; Haruhiko (Kanagawa, JP), Sin; Johnny (Hong Kong, CN)
Title: Inputting apparatus
Patent Number: 7,220,925

Inventors: Kubouchi; Shuichi (Tokyo, JP), Suzuki; Jun (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor memory device and test method thereof
Patent Number: 7,940,587

Inventors: Kuboyama; Hideo (Kanagawa, JP), Hirota; Makoto (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Database retrieval apparatus, retrieval method, storage medium, and program
Patent Number: 7,222,129

Inventors: Kudou; Kazuhiro (Ikoma, JP), Yamamoto; Noriyoshi (Ikoma, JP), Ban; Masakazu (Ikoma, JP), Ohno; Atsushi (Ikoma, JP)
Title: 3-hydroxy-6H-benzo [C] chromene-6-one derivative and manufacturing method thereof
Patent Number: 9,029,572

Inventors: Kuhn; William P. (Tucson, AZ), Stover; John C. (Tucson, AZ), LeCompte; Robert S. (Tucson, AZ)
Title: Device and method for subaperture stray light detection and diagnosis
Patent Number: 9,030,657

Inventors: Kull; Thomas (Rupperswil, CH)
Title: Switchable hand shower
Patent Number: 9,027,857

Inventors: Kultgen; Raymond J. (Glenbeulah, WI)
Title: Pump cylinder seal
Patent Number: 7,220,109

Inventors: Kumar; Prathiba (Nadu, IN), Ravindran; Rajan (Bangalore, IN), Sadasivam; Satish K. (Erode, IN), Valluri; Madhavi G. (Austin, TX)
Title: Performance bottleneck identification tool
Patent Number: 9,032,375

Inventors: Kumbhari; Uday K. (Bangalore, IN), Rege; Rahul B. (Ratnagiri, IN)
Title: Dynamic port naming in a chassis
Patent Number: 9,032,063

Inventors: Kunuki; Yoshiyuki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Assay apparatus and sensor holding method
Patent Number: 7,939,023

Inventors: Kunze; Mike (Pfaffenhoffen, DE), Daumiller; Ingo (Dietenheim, DE)
Title: Micromechanical actuators comprising semiconductors on a group III nitride basis
Patent Number: 7,939,994

Inventors: Kuo; An-Kung (Changhua Hsien, TW)
Title: Cosmetic box for storing multiple cosmetic items
Patent Number: 7,938,268

Inventors: Kuo; David S. (Palo Alto, CA), Pressesky; Jason (Menlo Park, CA), Nguyen; Dan (San Jose, CA)
Title: Magnetic alignment marking of hard disks
Patent Number: 7,221,528

Inventors: Kura; Yasuhito (Hachioji, JP), Kishi; Takahiro (Yokohama, JP), Suzuki; Akira (Yamanashi, JP), Taniguchi; Akira (Hachioji, JP), Adachi; Katsutaka (Hino, JP), Abe; Makoto (Hachioji, JP)
Title: Insertion apparatus
Patent Number: 7,938,772

Inventors: Kurokawa; Wataru (Yokohama, JP), Aihara; Mitsuhide (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Surface-treated metal material, surface-treating method, resin-coated metal material, metal can and can lid
Patent Number: 7,938,950

Inventors: Kurts; Tsvika (Haifa, IL), Horigan; John W. (Mountain View, CA)
Title: System and method for over-clocking detection of a processor utilizing a feedback clock rate setting
Patent Number: 7,222,254

Inventors: Kusumoto; Naoto (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Tanaka; Koichiro (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Laser annealing method
Patent Number: 7,939,435

Inventors: Kusunoki; Mari (Mie, JP), Ohashi; Takuo (Mie, JP), Miyazaki; Shinji (Mie, JP), Kamiura; Norihiko (Mie, JP)
Title: Pressure control device
Patent Number: 9,027,588

Inventors: Kuwata; Naoki (Nagano-ken, JP), Nakami; Yoshihiro (Nagano-ken, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus, an image processing method, a medium on which an image processing control program is recorded, an image evaluation device, an image evaluation method and a medium on which an image evaluation program is recorded
Patent Number: 7,940,426

Inventors: Kwa; Seh (Saratoga, CA), Avadhanam; Satyanarayana (El Dorado Hills, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for reducing power usage during video presentation on a display
Patent Number: 9,030,481

Inventors: Kwan; Edmund Ming (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Billing method and system for collaboration solutions
Patent Number: 7,222,077

Inventors: Kwitek; Anne E. (Iowa City, IA), Baessler; Andrea (Sinzing, DE)
Title: Polymorphic GHSR nucleic acids and uses thereof
Patent Number: 7,939,257

Inventors: Kwok; Connie S. (Sunnyvale, CA), Claude; Charles D. (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Method of delivering a drug using a medical device with a coating comprising a self-assembled molecular structure
Patent Number: 7,941,212

Inventors: Kwon; Byoung Mog (Yuseong-gu, KR), Han; Dong Cho (Yuseong-gu, KR), Kim; Hye Nan (Dong-gu, KR), Han; Young Min (Yuseong-gu, KR), Shin; Dae Seop (Goesan-gun, KR), Kang; Yeong Rim (Yeosu-si, KR)
Title: Cinnamaldehyde derivatives having improved solubility in water, a method for preparing the same and a pharmaceutical composition comprising the same
Patent Number: 7,939,542

Inventors: Kwon; Yeong Hyeon (Anyang-si, KR), Park; Kyu Jin (Anyang-si, KR), Cho; Han Gyu (Anyang-si, KR), Chung; Jae Hoon (Anyang-si, KR)
Title: Method for identifying a MBSFN subframe at a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system
Patent Number: 9,031,569

Inventors: Kwon; Yong Il (Suwon, KR), Lee; Hyo Seok (Suwon, KR), Kim; Ju Ho (Suwon, KR)
Title: Hydrodynamic bearing assembly and spindle motor having the same
Patent Number: 9,030,069

Inventors: Kyono; Takashi (Itami, JP), Akita; Katsushi (Itami, JP), Yoshizumi; Yusuke (Itami, JP)
Title: Method of fabricating nitride semiconductor laser
Patent Number: 7,939,354

Inventors: LaBerge; Paul A. (Shoreview, MN)
Title: Method for modifying an integrated circuit
Patent Number: 7,222,325

Inventors: LaForge; Joseph Roy (St. Thomas, CA)
Title: Luminaire barrier or closure device
Patent Number: 9,028,116

Inventors: Lagassey; Paul (Vero Beach, FL), Stott; David (Port St. Lucie, FL)
Title: Quick release system and method
Patent Number: 9,028,162

Inventors: Lagobi; Karim (Burbank, CA)
Title: Trap and drain assembly for draining waste liquids while blocking odors
Patent Number: 9,027,171

Inventors: Lagrange; Alain (Coupvray, FR), Mignon; Marie (Paris, FR)
Title: Dye composition using a 2-hydroxynaphthalene, (acylamino)phenol or quinoline coupler in a fatty-substance-rich medium, dyeing process and device therefor
Patent Number: 9,028,562

Inventors: Lahaie; Pierre (Quebec, CA), Simard; Jean-Robert (Quebec, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for photon counting with optical space spreading
Patent Number: 9,029,748

Inventors: Lai; Chih-Chen (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Electronic censer
Patent Number: 9,028,121

Inventors: Lai; Chih-Chen (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Laser rangefinder
Patent Number: 9,030,650

Inventors: Lai; King-Chung (San Diego, CA), Sih; Gilbert Christopher (San Diego, CA), Chang; Chienchung (Rancho Sante Fe, CA), Mauro, II; Anthony Patrick (San Diego, CA)
Title: Video encoding and decoding techniques
Patent Number: 7,940,844

Inventors: Laiacona, Jr.; Anthony E. (Clifton Park, NY), Laiacona; Laura J. (Clifton Park, NY)
Title: Pitching practice target
Patent Number: 7,220,194

Inventors: Laird; Mark D. (Milford, MA), Glier; Michael (Jamestown, RI)
Title: Mobile emergency notification system
Patent Number: 7,221,928

Inventors: Laitinen; Ari (Tampere, FI), Janka; Kauko (Tampere, FI), Keskinen; Jorma (Tampere, FI)
Title: Method and device for gas cleaning
Patent Number: 9,028,589

Inventors: Lam; Hon-Ming (Shatin, CN), Sun; Samuel Sai Ming (Shatin, CN), Shao; Gui Hua (Beijing, CN)
Title: Method to alleviate abiotic stress in plants by expression of mitochondrial-targeted purple acid phosphatase
Patent Number: 7,939,712

Inventors: Lam; Hon-Ming (Shatin, HK), Sun; Samuel Sai Ming (Shatin, HK), Shao; Gui Hua (Beijing, CN)
Title: Abiotic stress tolerance conferred by J-domain containing proteins
Patent Number: 7,939,711

Inventors: Lam; Peter Ar-Fu (Torrance, CA)
Title: External memory enabling a user to select an application program to be launched before launching an operating system
Patent Number: 7,941,659

Inventors: Lamb; Charles J. (Greendale, WI), Dees; Jesse (Slinger, WI)
Title: Oil pump for a motorcycle
Patent Number: 7,219,645

Inventors: Lamb; Fred S. (Solon, IA)
Title: Methods to reduce the sensitivity of endothelially-compromised vascular smooth muscle
Patent Number: 7,220,782

Inventors: Lambert; Daniel James (Huburtus, WI)
Title: Self charging electric vehicle
Patent Number: 9,027,682

Inventors: Lamm; Arnold (Elchingen, DE)
Title: Method for regulating the exhaust temperature of a fuel cell system
Patent Number: 7,939,209

Inventors: Lane; Kathleen (Los Altos Hills, CA), Lane; William (Los Altos Hills, CA), Stewart; Roger (Morgan Hill, CA)
Title: Hierarchical electronic watermarks and method of use
Patent Number: 7,221,258

Inventors: Lanfranchi; Lino (Collecchio, IT)
Title: Star-shaped conveyor for feeding or discharging empty plastics containers or bottles to or from a machine and orienting and algining machine having said star-shaped conveyor
Patent Number: 7,219,790

Inventors: Lanfranchi; Mario (Collecchio, IT)
Title: Rotary apparatus for transferring bottles or containers in general
Patent Number: 9,027,736

Inventors: Langer; Winfried (Illingen, DE), Mallebrein; Georg (Korntal-Muenchingen, DE), Dorfman; Matthew (Stuttgart, DE)
Title: Method and device for operating a drive unit
Patent Number: 7,938,750

Inventors: Langley; Eric L. (Dallas, TX)
Title: Shoe support system
Patent Number: 7,219,450

Inventors: Lapanashvili; Larry (Winterthur, CH)
Title: Electrotherapy apparatus and method of treating a person or a mammal using such electrotherapy apparatus
Patent Number: 7,941,215

Inventors: Larsen; Lars Finn Sloth (Sydals, DK), Thybo; Honglian (Soenderborg, DK), Thybo; Claus (Soenderborg, DK)
Title: Method of estimating a floor temperature of a solid floor
Patent Number: 9,027,847

Inventors: Larsson; Peter (Solna, SE)
Title: Method and arrangement for coding and scheduling in packet data communication systems
Patent Number: 7,940,712

Inventors: Lawandy; Nabil M. (North Kingstown, RI), Conroy; Jeffrey L. (Rumford, RI), Afzal; Robert S. (Providence, RI), Berube; Allison (Somerset, MA), Zepp; Charles M. (Hardwick, MA), Smuk; Andrei (Providence, RI)
Title: Marking and authenticating articles
Patent Number: 7,220,535

Inventors: Lawrence; Richard D. (Ridgefield, CT), Meliksetian; Estepan (Yorktown Heights, NY), Melville; Prem (White Plains, NY), Perlich; Claudia (Mount Kisco, NY), Subbian; Karthik (Karnataka, IN)
Title: Predicting influence in social networks
Patent Number: 9,031,888

Inventors: Lay; James Michael (Cumming, GA), Born; Richard Marvin (Grayson, GA), Pickard; Paul Kenneth (Conyers, GA), Lane; John Evan (Grayson, GA)
Title: Quick mounting system for emergency lighting device
Patent Number: 7,220,014

Inventors: Lazenby; Timothy E (Tulsa, OK)
Title: Scent delivery devices and methods of use
Patent Number: 9,028,348

Inventors: Le Scouarnec; Nicolas (Rennes, FR), Champel; Mary-Luc (Marpire, FR)
Title: Network re-encoding method and device for re-encoding encoded symbols to be transmitted to communication equipments
Patent Number: 7,940,197

Inventors: Le; Van So (Gymea, AU)
Title: Gallium-68 purification
Patent Number: 9,028,587

Inventors: Lee; Byeong-Hoon (Kyunggi-do, KR)
Title: Steering column having variable impact-absorbing structure
Patent Number: 7,219,927

Inventors: Lee; Hong-Jen (Taichung, TW)
Title: Tool box
Patent Number: 9,027,751

Inventors: Lee; Hong-Woo (Asan-si, KR), Baek; Ju Hyeon (Asan-si, KR), Seong; Jae Min (Asan-si, KR), Lee; Jong Hwan (Anyang-si, KR)
Title: Display device including pixels and method for driving the same
Patent Number: 9,030,454

Inventors: Lee; Hun Hyoo (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Bumper apparatus with multistage energy absorbing structure
Patent Number: 7,938,463

Inventors: Lee; Hyun Woo (Anyang-si, KR), Moon; Sung Ho (Anyang-si, KR), Chung; Jae Hoon (Anyang-si, KR), Han; Seung Hee (Anyang-si, KR)
Title: Method and apparatus for transmitting uplink control information in wireless communication system
Patent Number: 9,030,970

Inventors: Lee; In Seok (Seoul, KR), Nam; Dong Hyun (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Method and apparatus for manipulating character of soccer game
Patent Number: 9,028,313

Inventors: Lee; Inn-Sung (Suwon, KR), Kang; Moon-Shik (Seongnam, KR), Han; Song-Yi (Yongin, KR)
Title: Liquid crystal display and apparatus of driving light source therefor
Patent Number: 7,221,345

Inventors: Lee; Jae Soo (Cerritos, CA)
Title: Golf glove for promoting swing accuracy
Patent Number: 7,220,188

Inventors: Lee; Jin (Anyang-si, KR), Yuk; Young Soo (Anyang-si, KR), Park; Gi Won (Anyang-si, KR), Kim; Jeong Ki (Anyang-si, KR), Ryu; Ki Seon (Anyang-si, KR)
Title: Method and apparatus for transmitting paging message in wireless communication system
Patent Number: 9,030,995

Inventors: Lee; Jin-Ho (Seoul, KR), Moon; Jungchul (Seoul, KR), Park; Kangsoo (Osan-Si, KR), Noh; Dong-Sun (Bucheon-Si, KR)
Title: Respirator having foam shaping layer with recessed regions surrounding air passageways
Patent Number: 9,027,554

Inventors: Lee; Ju-yup (Suwon, KR), Kim; Jong-phil (Suwon, KR)
Title: Contents downloading system and method thereof
Patent Number: 7,222,162

Inventors: Lee; Kang-Wook (Yorktown Heights, NY)
Title: Method of removing graphitic and/or fluorinated organic layers from the surface of a chip passivation layer having Si-containing compounds
Patent Number: 7,938,976

Inventors: Lee; Ke-Chin (Zhongshan, CN), Chen; Hung-Chieh (Zhongshan, CN)
Title: LED projection lamp
Patent Number: 9,028,104

Inventors: Lee; Kuo-Chi (Taipei County, TW), Lin; Chin-Huang (Taipei County, TW)
Title: Socket member
Patent Number: 7,938,678

Inventors: Lee; Kyoungsoo (Seoul, KR), Lee; Seongeun (Seoul, KR)
Title: Method for manufacturing solar cell
Patent Number: 9,029,185

Inventors: Lee; Lian-Pin (Charlottesville, VA), Lee; Jen-Shih (Charlottesville, VA), Wang; Shyh-Hau (Shin Juang, TW), Min; Mike (Earlysville, VA)
Title: Density/solute monitor of multi-modalities and signal processing scheme
Patent Number: 7,220,229

Inventors: Lee; Moon-sang (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Method and apparatus for detecting position
Patent Number: 9,030,323

Inventors: Lee; Nam-Jae (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Nonvolatile memory device, method for fabricating the same, and method for operating the same
Patent Number: 9,030,868

Inventors: Lee; Seo Young (Subuk-Myeon, KR), Lee; Hyung Jong (Subuk-Myeon, KR)
Title: Lightwave circuit and method for manufacturing same
Patent Number: 9,031,373

Inventors: Lee; Stuart Harvey (Forest Hills, NY), Edgemon; Jenna Marie (Brooklyn, NY)
Title: Collapsible sifter
Patent Number: 9,027,758

Inventors: Lee; Sung Kyu (Gyeonggi-Do, KR)
Title: Block error compensating apparatus of image frame and method thereof
Patent Number: 7,221,710

Inventors: Lee; Sung Q (Daejeon, KR), Hwang; Gunn (Seoul, KR)
Title: System for transferring wireless power using ultrasonic wave
Patent Number: 9,030,917

Inventors: Lee; Whonchee (Boise, ID), Moore; Scott E. (Meridian, ID), Meikle; Scott G. (Gainesville, VA)
Title: Methods and apparatus for electromechanically and/or electrochemically-mechanically removing conductive material from a microelectronic substrate
Patent Number: 7,220,166

Inventors: Lee; Yong Goo (Sungnam-si, KR)
Title: Magnetic chuck
Patent Number: 7,940,149

Inventors: Legge; David (Franklin, MA)
Title: Tube end milling head
Patent Number: 7,938,047

Inventors: Lehew; Christian R. (Redmond, WA), Pyle; Harry S. (Bellevue, WA)
Title: Network performance tuner
Patent Number: 7,940,686

Inventors: Leitch; David M. (San Rafael, CA)
Title: Tool to aid in the caulking process
Patent Number: 9,027,796

Inventors: Lemper; Brian (Las Vegas, NV), Regen; Paul (Felton, CA)
Title: Platelet rich plasma/stem cell dispensing system and methods thereof
Patent Number: 9,027,550

Inventors: Lengyel; John Michael (Malabar, FL), Holmes; Jonathan Frank (Palm Bay, FL)
Title: LED light engine for backlighting a liquid crystal display
Patent Number: 7,220,040

Inventors: Lenk; Ronald J. (Woodstock, GA)
Title: Single inductor control of multi-color LED systems
Patent Number: 9,030,118

Inventors: Lenkl; Johannes (Freising, DE)
Title: Applicator head for an applicator device
Patent Number: 7,939,153

Inventors: Lenormand; Eric (Paris, FR), Bonnot; Philippe (Paris, FR)
Title: System and method for the management of a multiple-resource architecture
Patent Number: 7,222,346

Inventors: Leonov; Vladimir (Mesa, AZ)
Title: Steering mechanism for a toy vehicle
Patent Number: 7,938,709

Inventors: Lerchen; Hans-Georg (Leverkusen, DE), Baumgarten; Jorg (Wuppertal, DE), Bruggemeier; Ulf (Leichlingen, DE), Albers; Markus (Leverkusen, DE), Schoop; Andreas (Vienna, AT), Schulze; Thomas-J. (Thousand Oaks, CA)
Title: Integrin-mediated drug targeting
Patent Number: 7,220,824

Inventors: Leroux; Clayton G. (Avon Lake, OH), Biscup; Robert S. (Ft. Lauderdale, FL)
Title: Implant device
Patent Number: 7,938,831

Inventors: Levanon; Shai (Zofit, IL), Goldenberg; Roman (Haifa, IL), Levy; Michael (Tel-Aviv, IL)
Title: Method and system for automatic quality control used in computerized analysis of CT angiography
Patent Number: 7,940,970

Inventors: Levchenko; Dmitry (Moscow region, RU)
Title: Method and system for looking up words on a display screen by OCR comprising a set of base forms of recognized inflected words
Patent Number: 9,031,831

Inventors: Levitan; Jeremy A. (Cambridge, MA), Sinclair; Michael J. (Kirkland, WA)
Title: Magnetically actuated microelectromechanical systems actuator
Patent Number: 7,221,247

Inventors: Levy; Robert J. (Merion Station, PA), Chorny; Michael (Huntingdon Valley, PA), Muzykantov; Vladimir (Warwick, PA), Hood; Elizabeth (Philadelphia, PA)
Title: Uniform field magnetization and targeting of therapeutic formulations
Patent Number: 9,028,829

Inventors: Levy; Warren Michael (Buenos Aires, AR)
Title: Fluid level sensor
Patent Number: 7,938,180

Inventors: Lewis; Steven W. (Woodbury, CT), Brass; Robert L. (Washington, CT)
Title: Lay-out tool and assembly
Patent Number: 7,219,440

Inventors: Li; Chien-Ching (Taoyuan County, TW), Leng; Chung-Ming (Taoyuan County, TW)
Title: LED current balance driving circuit
Patent Number: 9,030,109

Inventors: Li; Dayong (Saitama, JP)
Title: Zoom lens
Patent Number: 7,940,470

Inventors: Li; Di (Boise, ID)
Title: Multiple level programming in a non-volatile memory device
Patent Number: 7,221,589

Inventors: Li; Dong-Sheng (Kunshan, CN), Liu; Su-Feng (Kunshan, CN), Xu; Bin (Kunshan, CN), Lai; Chin-Te (Tu-Cheng, TW)
Title: Cable assembly with latching mechanism
Patent Number: 7,938,669

Inventors: Li; Faming (Penfield, NY), Hamby; Eric Scott (Webster, NY)
Title: Apparatuses useful for printing and methods of mitigating edge wear effects in apparatuses useful for printing
Patent Number: 7,941,084

Inventors: Li; Jianhui (Shanghai, CN), Huang; Bo (Shanghai, CN), Etzion; Orna (Haifa, IL)
Title: Tracking format of registers having multiple content formats in binary translation
Patent Number: 7,219,336

Inventors: Li; Lin-Ping (Hsinchu, TW), Lu; Yung-Cheng (Taipei, TW), Chiou; Wen-Chih (Miaoli, TW), Lin; Chih-Hsien (Tainan, TW)
Title: WAT process to avoid wiring defects
Patent Number: 7,220,677

Inventors: Li; Po-Wei (Taipei, TW)
Title: LED component, LED module and method for manufacturing the LED component
Patent Number: 9,028,098

Inventors: Li; Po-Wei (Taipei, TW), Lee; Tsung-Chi (Taipei, TW), Hsu; Shih-Chang (Taipei, TW), Yu; Chin-Yin (Taipei, TW)
Title: Luminaire having inner flow path
Patent Number: 9,028,102

Inventors: Li; Shifang (Pleasanton, CA)
Title: Pre-aligned metrology system and modules
Patent Number: 7,940,391

Inventors: Li; Wen-Chiang (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Magnetic head housing with protection sheet bent to cover transducer and bottom-mounted control circuit board
Patent Number: 9,030,778

Inventors: Li; Xiaoyong (Midland, MI), Yang; Qiang (Zionsville, IN), Roth; Gary (Midland, MI), Lorsbach; Beth (Indianapolis, IN)
Title: Process for the preparation of 3-(3-chloro-1H-pyrazol-1-yl)pyridine
Patent Number: 9,029,555

Inventors: Liao; Yun-Hsian (Zhudong Township, Hsinchu County, TW)
Title: Marking device for golf balls
Patent Number: 9,027,474

Inventors: Libal; Vit (Praha, CZ), Vacha; Pavel (Prague, CZ), Guralnik; Valerie (Mound, MN)
Title: System and method of anomaly detection with categorical attributes
Patent Number: 9,030,316

Inventors: Liddle; Christopher (Chatswood, AU), Goodwin; Bryan James (Carrborro, NC)
Title: Xenobiotic related induction of gene expression
Patent Number: 9,029,336

Inventors: Lim; Byung Keun (Gyunggi-do, KR)
Title: Method and system for multicasting and broadcasting IP packet in mobile communication system, and terminal thereof
Patent Number: 7,221,674

Inventors: Lim; Dae-Soon (Yongin-Si, KR), Kim; Kyung-Ho (Hwaseong-Si, KR), Lee; Jae-Hyuk (Gyeongsan-Si, KR)
Title: Automatic focal point control for camera
Patent Number: 7,941,043

Inventors: Lim; Victor Seng Keong (Singapore, SG), Lam; Jeffrey (Singapore, SG)
Title: E-beam inspection structure for leakage analysis
Patent Number: 7,939,348

Inventors: Lin; Chien-Chen (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Electrical connector with aligning means and assembly combination thereof
Patent Number: 7,938,684

Inventors: Lin; Chin-Sheng (Taipei County, TW)
Title: Shock-absorbing protection cover for a portable product
Patent Number: 7,938,260

Inventors: Lin; Ching-Wei (Taoyuan, TW), Jan; Chueh-Kuei (Taipei, TW), Hsieh; Meng-Hsun (Taichung, TW)
Title: Analog buffers composed of thin film transistors
Patent Number: 7,221,194

Inventors: Lin; Chiu-Yuan (Taipei, TW), Huang; Nan-Chuan (Taipei, TW), Kao; Chen-Lung (Taipei, TW)
Title: Load driving apparatus and driving method thereof
Patent Number: 9,030,116

Inventors: Lin; Feng (Boise, ID), Keeth; Brent (Boise, ID)
Title: Fast-locking digital phase locked loop
Patent Number: 7,221,201

Inventors: Lin; Qinglong (Myans, FR), Manificat; Andre (Myans, FR)
Title: Hybrid solar receiver and concentrating solar system comprising the same
Patent Number: 9,029,684

Inventors: Lin; Tzong Fu (Taipei, TW)
Title: Kit for a roman shade
Patent Number: 7,938,161

Inventors: Lin; Wei (Albany, NY), Priyadarshini; Deepika (Guilderland, NY), Skordas; Spyridon (Wappingers Falls, NY), Vo; Tuan A. (Albany, NY)
Title: Wafer-to-wafer oxide fusion bonding
Patent Number: 9,028,628

Inventors: Lin; Yi-Jie (Taichung, TW), Wu; Chih-Chieh (Taichung, TW), Ho; Yen-Wei (Taichung, TW)
Title: Lens module for LED light sources
Patent Number: 9,028,111

Inventors: Lin; Yung-Fa (Hsinchu, TW), Hsu; Shou-Yi (Hsinchu County, TW), Wu; Meng-Wei (Hsinchu, TW), Chang; Chia-Hao (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Power transistor device with super junction
Patent Number: 9,029,942

Inventors: Lindqvist; Anssi (Helsinki, FI), Pippuri; Sami (Helsinki, FI), Pohjanen; Petri (Oulu, FI), Ronkko; Hannu (Espoo, FI), Ketonen; Pasi (Veikkola, FI)
Title: System and method for determining, storing and utilizing operating mode data of a user telecommunication terminal
Patent Number: 7,221,959

Inventors: Lindskog; Erik D. (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: External correction of errors between traffic and training in a wireless communications system
Patent Number: 7,221,699

Inventors: Lindstrom; Lars (Molndal, SE)
Title: Signal filtering using orthogonal polynomials and removal of edge effects
Patent Number: 7,221,975

Inventors: Lineaweaver; Sean (Gig Harbor, WA)
Title: Genetic algorithm based auditory training
Patent Number: 9,031,663

Inventors: Linsky; Joel Benjamin (San Diego, CA), Michaelis; Oliver (San Diego, CA), Jaime; Manuel Eduardo (San Diego, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for distributed user interfaces using wearable devices to control mobile and consumer electronic devices
Patent Number: 9,030,404

Inventors: Lisitsa; Rafael S. (Bellevue, WA), Shaw; George H. J. (Woodinville, WA), Sather; Dale A. (Seattle, WA), Woodruff; Bryan A. (North Bend, WA)
Title: Flow of streaming data through multiple processing modules
Patent Number: 7,222,182

Inventors: Liss; Cheryl V. (Merrimack, NH), Tajima; Yusuke (Acton, MA), Shen-Schultz; Qin (Oxford, MA), Muir; John (North Chelmsford, MA)
Title: Linearization circuit and related techniques
Patent Number: 9,030,255

Inventors: Liu; Chia-Hao (New Taipei, TW), Wu; Da-Cheng (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Voice over internet protocol system and method
Patent Number: 9,031,060

Inventors: Liu; Daniel N. (Torrance, CA)
Title: Constellation design and optimization in non-linear satellite channels
Patent Number: 9,031,168

Inventors: Liu; Hsiao-Chyang (Hsin-Chu, TW)
Title: Ventilated front-opening unified pod
Patent Number: 7,938,269

Inventors: Liu; James Jenq (Mason, OH), Carty; William M. (Alfred Station, NY), Zuberi; Bilal (Cambridge, MA), Pillai; Sunilkumar C. (North Billerica, MA)
Title: Low coefficient of thermal expansion materials including nonstoichiometric cordierite fibers and methods of manufacture
Patent Number: 7,938,876

Inventors: Liu; James Jenq (Mason, OH), Carty; William M. (Alfred Station, NY), Zuberi; Bilal (Cambridge, MA), Pillai; Sunilkumar C. (North Billerica, MA)
Title: Low coefficient of thermal expansion materials including modified aluminosilicate fibers and methods of manufacture
Patent Number: 7,938,877

Inventors: Liu; Ping (Thousand Oaks, CA), Massey; Cameron (Hawthorne, CA), Momoda; Leslie (Los Angeles, CA), McKnight; Geoffrey (Los Angeles, CA), Barvosa-Carter; William (Ventura, CA), Jacobsen; Alan (Los Angeles, CA)
Title: Solid state actuator capable of plating and plating material storage
Patent Number: 7,939,899

Inventors: Liversidge; Barry Peter (Colchester, GB)
Title: Safety needle pack
Patent Number: 9,028,452

Inventors: Lloyd; Robert (Whitmore Lake, MI)
Title: Vehicle filter assembly
Patent Number: 7,938,871

Inventors: Lo; William (Cupertino, CA), Chen; Xiaopeng (Plano, TX)
Title: Multispeed communications device
Patent Number: 7,221,294

Inventors: Loh; Wei-Yip (Austin, TX), Coss; Brian (Coppell, TX), Jeon; Kanghoon (Albany, CA)
Title: Tunneling field-effect transistor with direct tunneling for enhanced tunneling current
Patent Number: 9,029,218

Inventors: Lohrentz; Randy (Buhler, KS)
Title: Break-away finger for retracting finger auger
Patent Number: 7,937,921

Inventors: Lonappan; Rijoy B. (Bangalore, IN), Krishnappa; Shashikumar Mandya (Bangalore, IN), Sivakumar; Sethupathy R. (Austin, TX), Sripathi Rao; Venkatesh N. (Bangalore, IN)
Title: Method for activating processor cores within a computer system
Patent Number: 9,032,415

Inventors: Lonergan; Brendan (Cumberland, WI), Furseth; Michael R. (Cumberland, WI), Schamberger; Randy L. (Cumberland, WI)
Title: Self-locking bi-foldable load bearing segment
Patent Number: 9,027,711

Inventors: Lopez-Berestein; Gabriel (Bellaire, TX), Tari; Ana M. (Houston, TX), Arlinghaus; Ralph B. (Bellaire, TX)
Title: Inhibition of chronic myelogenous leukemic cell growth by liposomal-antisense oligodeoxy-nucleotides targeting to Grb2 or Crk1
Patent Number: 7,220,853

Inventors: Loughran, Jr.; Thomas P. (Lutz, FL), Kothapalli; Ravi (Wesley Chapel, FL)
Title: Sphingosine 1-phosphate receptor gene, sppr
Patent Number: 7,220,580

Inventors: Lovell; John R. (Manchester, NH), Chiesa; Paul R. (Manchester, NH), Moulton; Thomas M. (Hampton, NH)
Title: Nose mask
Patent Number: 7,219,669

Inventors: Low; Aidan N. (Seattle, WA), Mouawad; Mike (Laguna Hills, CA), O'Brien; Nolan D. (Seattle, WA), Dattagupta; Siddhartha (Irvine, CA)
Title: Automatic differentiation of setup type in router setup application
Patent Number: 9,032,051

Inventors: Lowe; David M. (Sunnyvale, CA), Molinier; Michel (Houston, TX), Ou; John D. Y. (Houston, TX), Risch; Michael A. (Seabrook, TX), Volpe, Jr.; Anthony F. (Santa Clara, CA), Yoder; Jeffrey C. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Catalyst and process for selective hydrogenation
Patent Number: 7,220,701

Inventors: Lowe; Keith S. (Johnston, IA), Gordon-Kamm; William J. (Urbandale, IA), Klein; Theodore M. (Wilmington, DE), Rasco-Gaunt; Sonriza (Wilmington, DE), Sun; Xifan (Urbandale, IA), Hoerster; George J. (Des Moines, IA)
Title: "Methods of using leci transcriptional activator nucleic acids"
Patent Number: 7,220,894

Inventors: Lowy; Douglas R. (Washington, DC), Schiller; John T. (Silver Spring, MD), Kirnbauer; Reinhard (Bethesda, MD)
Title: Self-assembling recombinant papillomavirus capsid proteins
Patent Number: 7,220,419

Inventors: Lu; Wei (Cupertino, CA), Hu; Jianhong (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Common communication terminal architecture and method
Patent Number: 7,940,749

Inventors: Ludwig; Heiko H. (Zurich, CH), O'Connor; Luke J. (Adliswil, CH)
Title: Method for inter-enterprise role-based authorization
Patent Number: 7,222,107

Inventors: Ludwig; Lester F. (San Antonio, TX)
Title: Correction of over-focus in digital images using centered discrete imaginary-power fractional fourier transformations with high-accuracy orthonormal eigenvectors
Patent Number: 9,031,347

Inventors: Lum; Ken (Fresno, CA)
Title: Integral universal coupling assembly for a fluid distribution system and method of using the same
Patent Number: 7,938,450

Inventors: Lunt; Larry Frank (Brigham City, UT), Mueller; Louis (Roy, UT)
Title: Slide-on inflator housing
Patent Number: 7,938,436

Inventors: Luo; Jian-Shing (Taoyuan County, TW), Huang; Chia-Chi (Taichung County, TW)
Title: Preparation method for an electron tomography sample with embedded markers and a method for reconstructing a three-dimensional image
Patent Number: 7,939,906

Inventors: Lusher; Christopher (Louisville, KY)
Title: Paper clips with integral fastener
Patent Number: 9,027,207

Inventors: Lutz; Guenther (Aldrans, AT)
Title: Shaft for transmitting torques
Patent Number: 9,028,333

Inventors: Lutz; Norbert (Ruckersdorf, DE), Zinner; Gerhard (Pyrbaum, DE), Schumacher; Matthias (Borchen, DE), Knaack; Ulrich (Paderborn, DE), Fischer; Dirk (Paderborn, DE)
Title: Multilayer body with a layer having at least one laser-sensitive material
Patent Number: 7,220,479

Inventors: Luy; Markus (Ried-Brig, CH), Rusing; Matthias (Koln, DE), Kiy; Thomas (Frankfurt/Main, DE)
Title: PUFA-PKS genes from Ulkenia
Patent Number: 7,939,305

Inventors: Lynam; Joe M. (Morgan Hill, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus to validate a subscriber line
Patent Number: 9,031,213

Inventors: Lyons; Joseph H. (Wilton, CT)
Title: Parallel process focus compensation
Patent Number: 7,940,374

Inventors: Ma; Jun (Irvine, CA), Eltawil; Ahmed (Irvine, CA), Fu; Xiaoyu (Irvine, CA)
Title: Digital approach for image rejection correction in low intermediate frequency conversion tuner
Patent Number: 7,941,117

Inventors: Maas; Steffen (Bubenheim, DE), Schwendemann; Volker (Neustadt, DE), Herrera Taboada; Lidcay (Barcelona, ES), Pfistner; Heike (Ludwigshafen, DE), Boeckh; Dieter (Limburgerhof, DE), Simonsen; Ole (Seoborg, DK)
Title: Enzyme composition comprising enzyme containing polymer particles
Patent Number: 9,029,310

Inventors: Machovic Basic; Miriam (Rancho Palos Verdes, CA), Mellin; Howard S (Lawndale, CA), Sarbaz; Faranak (Rancho Palos Verdes, CA)
Title: Surgeon lift system
Patent Number: 9,027,710

Inventors: MacIver; Peter (Huntington Beach, CA), Mack; Arron (Torrance, CA)
Title: Spelling games
Patent Number: 7,219,896

Inventors: Mackay; Alexander Craig (Aberdeen, GB)
Title: Completion apparatus and methods for use in wellbores
Patent Number: 7,219,745

Inventors: Maeda; Katsuhiko (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 7,940,422

Inventors: Maeda; Tetsuhiro (Kanagawa, JP), Aridome; Kenichiro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Data recording device, data recording method, and computer program
Patent Number: 7,940,627

Inventors: Maeda; Yosuke (Tokyo, JP), Shimizu; Masaaki (Tokyo, JP), Shigeno; Koichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Colored photosensitive composition
Patent Number: 9,029,434

Inventors: Maeno; Yoshiaki (Mizuho, JP), Yamaguchi; Atsushi (Mizuho, JP), Iwatsuki; Nobuo (Anpachi-Gun, JP), Goto; Yoichiro (Gifu, JP)
Title: Laser radar and beam irradiation apparatus therefor
Patent Number: 7,940,443

Inventors: Maes; Dominique (Dentergem, BE), Dejaegere; Ferdi (Dadizele, BE)
Title: Pneumatically controllable weft thread clamp for a weaving machine
Patent Number: 7,219,702

Inventors: Magel; Hans-Christoph (Pfullingen, DE), Geyer; Gerhard (Stuttgart, DE)
Title: Fuel injection system comprising a pressure intensifier and a delivery rate-reduced low-pressure circuit
Patent Number: 7,219,659

Inventors: Magnien; Cedric (Vauciennes, FR), Litot; Mikael (Darmstadt, DE), Schubert; Christian (Darmstadt, DE)
Title: Brake system for a vehicle driven by at least one hydraulic motor fed in a closed circuit
Patent Number: 7,219,967

Inventors: Mahajan; Milind V. (Redmond, WA), Acero; Alejandro (Bellevue, WA), Hsu; Bo-June (Cambridge, MA)
Title: Combined speech and alternate input modality to a mobile device
Patent Number: 7,941,316

Inventors: Mahar; Edward (Scarborough, ME)
Title: Liquid control mobility (LCM) receptacles
Patent Number: 9,027,794

Inventors: Maher; Patrick Gerard (Naval Base, AU), Brom; Tymen Jacob Dinn (Kensington, AU), Pemberton; Jonathan Clowes (Naval Base, AU)
Title: Wear resistant component
Patent Number: 9,027,266

Inventors: Maiden; Andrew (Sheffield, GB)
Title: Method and apparatus for providing image data
Patent Number: 9,029,745

Inventors: Maier; Joel (Covington, LA)
Title: System and method for manufacturing carbon nanotubes
Patent Number: 9,028,791

Inventors: Maine; Scott T. (Fairfield, CA)
Title: Vibration engine monitoring neural network object monitoring
Patent Number: 7,222,002

Inventors: Mak; Cecilia Y. (San Jose, CA), Law; Kam S. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Method for depositing porous films
Patent Number: 7,220,685

Inventors: Maligeorgos; James (Austin, TX), Marques; Augusto M. (Austin, TX), Lim; Lysander (Austin, TX), Tuttle; G. Tyson (Austin, TX), Rafi; Aslamali A. (Austin, TX), Paulus; Tod (New York, NY), Uehara; Gregory T. (Austin, TX), Scott; Jeffrey W. (Austin, TX), Behrens; Richard T. (Lafayette, CO), Kerth; Donald A. (Austin, TX), Vishakhadatta; G. Diwakar (Austin, TX), Srinivasan; Vishnu S. (Austin, TX), Wang; Caiyi (Austin, TX)
Title: Partitioning of radio-frequency apparatus
Patent Number: 7,221,921

Inventors: Mamaghani; Abe S. (San Jose, CA), Chacko; Koshy T. (San Jose, CA), Rao; Rupa (Santa Clara, CA), Nieves; Rene (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Accelerated Wright-Giemsa and May-Grunwald staining methods
Patent Number: 9,028,778

Inventors: Mann; Hans-Jurgen (Oberkochen, DE), Singer; Wolfgang (Aalen, DE)
Title: Projection lens for a microlithographic projection exposure apparatus
Patent Number: 7,221,516

Inventors: Mann; Randy W. (Milton, NY), Luning; Scott D. (Poughkeepsie, NY)
Title: SRAM cell with individual electrical device threshold control
Patent Number: 9,029,956

Inventors: Mann; Steven William (Gardendale, AL), Trinoskey; Gavin Charles (Birmingham, AL)
Title: Bracket assembly for a fifth wheel coupling
Patent Number: 7,938,428

Inventors: Mann; Steven William (Gardendale, AL), Trinoskey; Gavin Charles (Birmingham, AL)
Title: Fifth wheel coupling with inter-frame mount
Patent Number: 7,938,429

Inventors: Margrave; Geoffrey E. (Naperville, IL), Sundresh; Tippure S. (Naperville, IL)
Title: Determining the location of a wireless mobile communications device
Patent Number: 7,941,163

Inventors: Maricevic; Jelica (West Hartford, CT), Caezza; Dianne (Farmington, CT)
Title: Methods and apparatus for decorative bra straps with multiple uses
Patent Number: 7,938,712

Inventors: Marieb; Thomas N. (Portland, OR), McGregor; Paul (Hillsboro, OR), Block; Carolyn (Portland, OR), Jin; Shu (San Jose, CA)
Title: Copper alloys for interconnections having improved electromigration characteristics and methods of making same
Patent Number: 7,220,674

Inventors: Marilly; Emmanuel (Saint-Michel-sur-Orge, FR), Betge-Brezetz; Stephane (Paris, FR), Delegue; Gerard (Cachan, FR), Martinot; Olivier (Draveil, FR)
Title: Device for processing the measurements of parameters and/or of traffic streams, for local accounting of the use of resources, for an equipment element in a communication network
Patent Number: 9,032,056

Inventors: Markowitz; H. Toby (Roseville, MN), Falkner; Phillip (Minneapolis, MN), Hettrick; Douglas A. (Andover, MN), Sowelam; Sameh (Fridley, MN)
Title: System and method to evaluate electrode position and spacing
Patent Number: 7,941,213

Inventors: Marocco; Mario M. (Toronto, CA)
Title: Window edge space filler and window covering
Patent Number: 9,027,626

Inventors: Marshall; Mark T. (Forest Lake, MN)
Title: Magnetostrictive electrical stimulation leads
Patent Number: 7,941,225

Inventors: Marshall; Mark T. (Forest Lake, MN)
Title: Magnetostrictive electrical stimulation leads
Patent Number: 7,941,226

Inventors: Martin; Peter Nigel (Dorset, GB)
Title: Evolutionary programming of configurable logic devices
Patent Number: 7,222,323

Inventors: Martinez; Marcos E (Miami, FL)
Title: Modular system and method for constructing structures
Patent Number: 9,027,298

Inventors: Marutani; Kazuhiro (Tokyo, JP), Yamamoto; Satoshi (Tokyo, JP), Imai; Takashi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Moisture-permeable separating membrane material
Patent Number: 9,027,764

Inventors: Masaoka; Shingo (Kanagawa, JP), Takeuchi; Shotaro (Kanagawa, JP), Hisada; Masahiko (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 9,028,039

Inventors: Masor; Randall (Houston, TX)
Title: Acoustic container
Patent Number: 9,027,703

Inventors: Massa; Andrea (Berlin, DE), Wilkenhoner; Rolf (Kleinmachnow, DE), Wollnik; Adrian (Berlin, DE)
Title: Reopening of cooling-air bores using a nanosecond laser in the microsecond range
Patent Number: 9,029,729

Inventors: Massaro; Dominic William (Santa Cruz, CA)
Title: Method and system for acquisition of literacy
Patent Number: 9,028,255

Inventors: Masui; Naruhiro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Pixel clock generating device and image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 9,030,517

Inventors: Matamis; George (Aichi, JP), Pham; Tuan (San Jose, CA), Chien; Henry (San Jose, CA), Fang; Hao (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Bitline direction shielding to avoid cross coupling between adjacent cells for NAND flash memory
Patent Number: 7,221,008

Inventors: Matheson; William L. (Palm Bay, FL), Julich; Paul M. (Indialantic, FL), Crone; Michael S. (W. Melbourne, FL), Thomae; Douglas A. (Melbourne, FL), Vu; Thu V. (W. Melbourne, FL), Wills; M. Scott (Melbourne, FL)
Title: Resource schedule for scheduling rail way train resources
Patent Number: 7,222,083

Inventors: Mathews; George Morgan (Bristol, GB), Nicholson; David (Bristol, GB), Williams; Mark Lawrence (Bristol, GB), McCabe; Andrew Peter Henry (Wotton-under-Edge, GB)
Title: Process analysis
Patent Number: 9,031,896

Inventors: Mathur; Veerendra K. (Beltsville, MD), Barkyoumb; John H. (Kensington, MD), Guardala; Noel A. (Columbia, MD)
Title: Spectrally resolved pulse height analysis for neutron-gamma discrimination
Patent Number: 9,029,784

Inventors: Matsuda; Hideki (Fujimi-machi, JP), Kanai; Masashi (Matsumoto, JP)
Title: Image processing system, projector, image processing method, and information storage medium
Patent Number: 7,221,792

Inventors: Matsumoto; Katsunari (Miyoshi, JP)
Title: Cooling structure of rotating electric machine
Patent Number: 9,030,062

Inventors: Matsumoto; Masao (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Mobile terminal apparatus and sliding cover device
Patent Number: 7,938,586

Inventors: Matsumoto; Tomohisa (Nihonmatsu, JP), Nakao; Takashi (Nihonmatsu, JP), Yoshitsune; Shuji (Nihonmatsu, JP), Takeno; Kazuki (Nihonmatsu, JP)
Title: Gasket
Patent Number: 7,938,406

Inventors: Matsumura; Masatoshi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Methods and apparatus for controlling moisture in plant oils and liquid biofuels
Patent Number: 9,028,697

Inventors: Matsuo; Masahiro (Hyogo-ken, JP), Katoh; Tomonari (Osaka-fu, JP)
Title: Switching regulator and method for changing output voltages thereof
Patent Number: 7,221,129

Inventors: Matsuyama; Toshiharu (Saitama, JP), Ohta; Keizo (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Flexible pipe and method for producing the same
Patent Number: 7,219,700

Inventors: Mattes; Peter (Mahlstetten, DE)
Title: Saddle pad having integrated plate-shaped spring device for pressure distribution and stabilization
Patent Number: 7,937,917

Inventors: Maurudis; Anastasios S. (Manchester, CT), Della Morte, Jr.; John O. (Forestdale, MA), Della Morte; James T. (Sandwich, MA)
Title: Method and apparatus for accurately modeling digital signal processors
Patent Number: 7,222,065

Inventors: Maxwell; Mary P. (Miami, FL)
Title: Nail polish bottle holding device
Patent Number: 7,938,127

Inventors: Mayer; Barbara (Memmingen, DE)
Title: Methods for the preparation of fibroblasts
Patent Number: 9,029,148

Inventors: Mayer; Hanspeter (Adnet, AT)
Title: Device for generating a mixture of reducing agent and air
Patent Number: 7,219,698

Inventors: McBride; Randy Garth (Surrey, CA)
Title: Conveyor belt scraper
Patent Number: 7,938,250

Inventors: McCallister; Ronald Duane (Scottsdale, AZ)
Title: Transmitter and method with RF power amplifier having control loop stabilized bias
Patent Number: 9,031,520

Inventors: McCormack; Ann Louise (Cumming, GA), Shawver; Susan Elaine (Roswell, GA)
Title: Microporous breathable elastic films, methods of making same, and limited use or disposable product applications
Patent Number: 7,220,478

Inventors: McFarlane; Richard (Edmonton, CA), Singleton; Michael Peter (Calgary, CA)
Title: Demulsifying of hydrocarbon feeds
Patent Number: 9,028,677

Inventors: McGill; Shane Robert (Kent, GB)
Title: Mixing apparatus
Patent Number: 7,938,574

Inventors: McHardy; John (Oxnard, CA), Chait; Paul Nicholas (San Rafael, CA), Salloux; Kurt (Woodside, CA), Chait; Stanley (New York, NY)
Title: Identifying and amerliorating a deteriorating condition for battery networks in-situ
Patent Number: 9,030,173

Inventors: McNamara; Christopher (Glenside, PA)
Title: Reusable carrier with expandable, disposable insert
Patent Number: 7,219,373

Inventors: Mea; Joseph (Matawan, NJ)
Title: Themed modular ceiling and wall decor kit and system
Patent Number: 9,027,299

Inventors: Meadows; Leslie Brian (Wellington, NZ), Heydenrych; Andrew (Gauteng, ZA)
Title: Percussion instrument mounting apparatus
Patent Number: 9,029,675

Inventors: Meaney; Patrick J. (Poughkeepsie, NY), VanHuben; Gary A. (Poughkeepsie, NY)
Title: Method for tagging uncorrectable errors for symmetric multiprocessors
Patent Number: 7,222,270

Inventors: Melia; Telemaco (Nozay, FR), El Mghazli; Yacine (Nozay, FR)
Title: Initializing a communication between a mobile host and a correspondent node
Patent Number: 9,030,994

Inventors: Meltzer; Robert H. (Chelmsford, MA), Griffis; Joshua W. (Gardner, MA)
Title: Device for stretching a polymer in a fluid sample
Patent Number: 9,028,776

Inventors: Mendoza; Ivonne Arellano (Mexico D. F., MX)
Title: Administration of fluocinolone acetonide, tretinoin and hydroquinone cream in melasma maintenance therapy
Patent Number: 7,939,515

Inventors: Menegoli; Paolo (San Jose, CA), Sawtell; Carl K. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Air core inductive element on printed circuit board for use in switching power conversion circuitries
Patent Number: 7,221,251

Inventors: Merchant; Amit A. (Portland, OR), Boggs; Darrell D. (Aloha, OR), Sager; David J. (Portland, OR)
Title: Multi-threading techniques for a processor utilizing a replay queue
Patent Number: 7,219,349

Inventors: Merched; Ricardo (Rio de Janeiro, BR), Yousef; Nabil (Foothill Ranch, CA)
Title: Channel estimation for high doppler mobile environments
Patent Number: 7,940,864

Inventors: Metzgen; Paul (London, GB)
Title: Software-to-hardware compiler
Patent Number: 7,219,342

Inventors: Metzner; Thilo (Konigsbruck, DE), Metzner; Simon (Schmorkau, DE)
Title: Use of a distributor or diffuser in the form of a thin-walled, air-permeable heat-reactive layer for machining a workpiece
Patent Number: 7,938,601

Inventors: Meyer; Robert Hornblower (West Bloomfield, MI)
Title: System for a charge-air-cooler
Patent Number: 9,027,341

Inventors: Meyer; Thorsten (Dresden, DE), Hedler; Harry (Germering, DE), Dobritz; Stephan (Dresden, DE)
Title: Integrated device and electronic system
Patent Number: 7,221,053

Inventors: Michaud; Louis Marc (Sarnia, CA)
Title: Enhanced vortex engine
Patent Number: 7,938,615

Inventors: Micheloni; Rino (Turate, IT), Ravasio; Roberto (Carvico, IT)
Title: Memory system comprising a semiconductor memory
Patent Number: 7,221,602

Inventors: Mifune; Masayuki (Hiroshima, JP), Imai; Kimiaki (Hiroshima, JP)
Title: Torsion coil spring and sliding type mobile terminal equipped therewith
Patent Number: 7,941,192

Inventors: Migault; Daniel (Issy les Moulineaux, FR), Combes; Jean-Michel (Issey les Moulineaux, FR), Duserre; Anne-Sophie (Courbevoie, FR)
Title: Server and method for managing DNSSEC requests
Patent Number: 7,941,517

Inventors: Miki; Akira (Hamamatsu, JP), Sahara; Masayoshi (Hamamatsu, JP)
Title: Sound reproducing apparatus
Patent Number: 7,940,938

Inventors: Miles; Mark W. (San Francisco, CA), Gally; Brian J. (San Rafael, CA), Chui; Clarence (San Mateo, CA)
Title: Thin film precursor stack for MEMS manufacturing
Patent Number: 7,221,495

Inventors: Miller; Daniel J. (Carnation, WA), Rudolph; Eric H. (Woodinville, WA)
Title: Interface and related methods for dynamically generating a filter graph in a development system
Patent Number: 7,940,275

Inventors: Miller; John P. (Eden Prairie, MN)
Title: Method of modeling and sizing a heat exchanger
Patent Number: 7,222,058

Inventors: Miller; Steven (Pinellas Park, FL)
Title: Electrical connections for circuit boards on universal toner cartridges
Patent Number: 7,221,886

Inventors: Milliman; Keith L. (Bethel, CT), Viola; Frank J. (Sandy Hook, CT), Orban; Joseph P. (Norwalk, CT), Lehn; Randolph F. (Stratford, CT)
Title: Surgical stapling apparatus including sensing mechanism
Patent Number: 9,027,817

Inventors: Milne; Jill C. (Brookline, MA), Jirousek; Michael R. (Cambridge, MA), Bemis; Jean E. (Arlington, MA), Vu; Chi B. (Arlington, MA), Ting; Amal (Newton, MA)
Title: Fatty acid lenalidomide derivatives and their uses
Patent Number: 9,029,548

Inventors: Mimatsu; Yasuyuki (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for managing data compression and integrity in a computer storage system
Patent Number: 7,941,409

Inventors: Minamitani; Shozo (Hirakata, JP), Hosotani; Naoto (Osaka, JP), Morita; Koichi (Schaumburg, IL), Onobori; Syunji (Kyoto, JP), Nishino; Kenichi (Osaka, JP)
Title: Heating and pressurizing apparatus for use in mounting electronic components, and apparatus and method for mounting electronic components
Patent Number: 7,938,929

Inventors: Minatelli; John A. (Mount Dora, FL), Hill; W. Stephen (Ocala, FL), Moerck; Rudi E. (Sanford, FL)
Title: Composition and method to alleviate joint pain using a mixture of fish oil and fish oil derived, choline based, phospholipid bound fatty acid mixture including polyunsaturated EPA and DHA
Patent Number: 9,028,814

Inventors: Minazawa; Hiroshi (Matsumoto, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing a glass substrate, glass substrate manufactured by the method, and magnetic recording medium using the glass substrate
Patent Number: 7,937,967

Inventors: Mino; Norishisa (Nara, JP), Kawawake; Yasuhiro (Kyoto, JP), Morita; Kiyoyuki (Kyoto, JP), Yoshii; Shigeo (Osaka, JP), Murakami; Mutuaki (Osaka, JP), Kusumoto; Osamu (Nara, JP)
Title: Aligned fine particles, method for producing the same and device using the same
Patent Number: 7,220,482

Inventors: Misaizu; Eiji (Nagano, JP), Hiramoto; Makoto (Nagano, JP)
Title: Method for connecting tab pattern and lead wire
Patent Number: 7,937,822

Inventors: Misawa; Katsutoyo (Nukata-gun, JP), Ishikawa; Yasuyuki (Kariya, JP), Suzuki; Akira (Nukata-gun, JP), Teshima; Yoshinori (Toyota, JP), Ishihara; Hideaki (Okazaki, JP)
Title: Integrated circuit device having clock signal output circuit
Patent Number: 7,221,206

Inventors: Misawa; Shigeyoshi (Tokyo, JP), Oouchida; Shigeru (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Multilayer optical information recording medium, optical head, and optical drive
Patent Number: 7,940,628

Inventors: Miserez; Andre R. (Ch-4147 Aesch, CH)
Title: DNA polymorphisms in sterol regulator element binding proteins
Patent Number: 7,220,846

Inventors: Mitry; Daniel (New York, NY)
Title: System and method for generating information regarding demographic composition of locations
Patent Number: 9,031,578

Inventors: Mitsui; Yasuhiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image processing system utilizing digital watermarks in predetermined regions
Patent Number: 7,222,235

Inventors: Mitsuzawa; Toyohiko (Nagano-ken, JP)
Title: Printing apparatus, liquid ejecting apparatus, method of adjusting positions of liquid droplet marks, and liquid ejecting system
Patent Number: 7,219,977

Inventors: Miura; Yukio (Nagano, JP), Shioiri; Mitsuaki (Nagano, JP)
Title: Motor mounted with stopper fitting for fixing ball bearing
Patent Number: 7,939,980

Inventors: Miyamoto; Yoshio (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Sheet conveyance unit and image forming apparatus including same
Patent Number: 9,027,867

Inventors: Miyashita; Michihiro (Susono, JP)
Title: Braking control system
Patent Number: 9,028,010

Inventors: Miyashita; Shigehiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Push-to-talk communication system and push-to-talk communication method
Patent Number: 7,941,134

Inventors: Miyauchi; Hideo (Obu, JP)
Title: Communicating road noise control system, in-vehicle road noise controller, and server
Patent Number: 7,941,189

Inventors: Miyazaki; Kunihiko (Yokohama, JP), Hatano; Yasuo (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Electronic document authenticity guarantee method, and electronic document disclosure system
Patent Number: 7,941,667

Inventors: Miyoshi; Takaaki (Kimitsu, JP), Hashimoto; Kazuhiko (Sodegaura, JP)
Title: Conductive resin composition and process for producing the same
Patent Number: 7,220,795

Inventors: Mizoguchi; Naoki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Communication device, connection method and storage medium
Patent Number: 9,030,993

Inventors: Moberg-Alehammar; Barbro (Molndal, SE), Runeman; Bo (Jonsered, SE), Fernfors; Ingemar (Molndal, SE), Runnberg; Peter (Molndal, SE), Winqvist; Ponrus (Goteborg, SE)
Title: Insert for an absorbent article with skincare agent and spacing sheet
Patent Number: 7,938,812

Inventors: Mochly-Rosen; Daria (Menlo Park, CA)
Title: Peptide inhibitors of protein kinase C
Patent Number: 7,939,493

Inventors: Moehlmann; Ulrich (Moisburg, DE)
Title: Arrangement for generating a decoder clock signal
Patent Number: 7,221,726

Inventors: Mohr; John (Portland, OR)
Title: Disabling of wireless transmission of wireless communication devices using messages
Patent Number: 9,031,582

Inventors: Mohseni; Jafar (San Diego, CA), Sikri; Divaydeep (Farnborough, GB), Rashid; Farrukh (Farnborough, GB)
Title: Methods and devices for optimized cell acquisitions
Patent Number: 9,030,927

Inventors: Molina-Moreno; Pedro Juan (Albacete, ES), Pastor-Lopez; Oscar (Valencia, ES), Molina-Udaeta; Juan Carlos (Valencia, ES), Barbera-Alonso; Jose Miguel (Valencia, ES)
Title: Method and apparatus for automatic generation of information system user interfaces
Patent Number: 7,941,438

Inventors: Molnar; Charles J. (St. Marys, GA)
Title: Advanced finishing control
Patent Number: 7,220,164

Inventors: Moloney; Mark (Oxford, GB), Griffiths; Jon-Paul (Oxford, GB)
Title: Surface functionalisation using arylcarbene reactive intermediates
Patent Number: 7,939,581

Inventors: Monnerie; Christian (Clermont-Ferrand, FR)
Title: Mounted assemblies for aircraft, wheels and tires
Patent Number: 9,027,618

Inventors: Montagnier; Luc (New York, NY)
Title: System and method for the analysis of DNA sequences in biological fluids
Patent Number: 9,029,165

Inventors: Monterrosas; Andres Alfonso (Boca Raton, FL)
Title: Advanced JAVA rich text format generator
Patent Number: 7,222,298

Inventors: Moody, II; William H. (Austin, TX), Sims; Robert (Round Rock, TX)
Title: System and method for controlling access to media libraries
Patent Number: 7,941,597

Inventors: Moore; Christopher (Prospect, KY)
Title: Magnetic electrical contact system
Patent Number: 9,030,087

Inventors: Moore; David (Larkspur, CA), Hebert; John D. (San Francisco, CA), Knapp; R. Benjamin (Sebastopol, CA), Greene; Richard (San Rafael, CA), Loh; Derek (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Helmet lighting system
Patent Number: 7,221,263

Inventors: Moore; David Steven (Santa Fe, NM)
Title: Method and apparatus for detecting explosives
Patent Number: 7,939,803

Inventors: Moore; Keith (Owings Mills, MD), Van Wambeke; Weston J. (Baltimore, MD), Sayles; Joel D. (Parkville, MD)
Title: Metal cutting circular saw with integral sight window
Patent Number: 7,219,434

Inventors: Moore; Malcolm (New York, NY), Ertem; Server A. (New York, NY)
Title: Treatment of ovarian cancer with benzylidenebenzohydrazides
Patent Number: 9,029,403

Inventors: Moore; Sean A. (Alexandria, VA)
Title: Anamorphic eyepiece with a microlens array for a panoramic field of view
Patent Number: 9,030,503

Inventors: Moore; Sean C. (Durham, NC), Singh; Sharat (Los Altos, CA), Salimi-Moosavi; Hossein (Sunnyvale, CA), Cao; Liching (Vallejo, CA), Sperinde; Jeff (El Granada, CA)
Title: Detection of activation of endothelial cells as surrogate marker for angiogenesis
Patent Number: 7,939,267

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), Kreiser; Douglas L. (Baltimore, MD)
Title: Battery cooling system
Patent Number: 7,939,193

Inventors: Morgan; Andre M. (Plainsboro, NJ), Szeles; Lori H. (Howell, NJ), Williams; Malcolm (Piscataway, NJ), Herles; Susan M. (Flemington, NJ), Macias; Chanda L. (Somerset, NJ), D'Ambrogio; Robert (Bound Brook, NJ), Boyd; Thomas J. (Somerset, NJ), Masters; James G. (Ringoes, NJ)
Title: Enzyme containing oral composition having enhanced stability
Patent Number: 7,220,404

Inventors: Morgan; John Douglas Peter (Balmain, AU), Silverbrook; Kia (Balmain, AU), Hibbard; Christopher (Balmain, AU), Holyoake; Bruce Gordon (Balmain, AU)
Title: Printhead maintenance station having contact pad with sloping profile
Patent Number: 7,938,503

Inventors: Mori; Akihito (Toride, JP), Sekiguchi; Nobuo (Moriya, JP), Saida; Tadaaki (Kashiwa, JP), Takahashi; Keita (Abiko, JP)
Title: Image forming system and clear coating apparatus
Patent Number: 7,941,089

Inventors: Morinaga; Yasuo (Chiyoda-ku, JP), Tsukamoto; Masakatsu (Chiyoda-ku, JP), Ota; Manabu (Chiyoda-ku, JP), Higuchi; Takeshi (Chiyoda-ku, JP)
Title: Mobile information terminal and gripping-feature authentication method
Patent Number: 9,032,511

Inventors: Moriya; Yutaka (Tokyo, JP), Terui; Fumihiko (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Search system, search method, and program
Patent Number: 9,031,935

Inventors: Moroishi; Yutaka (Ibaraki, JP), Nakano; Fumiko (Ibaraki, JP), Inoue; Tetsuo (Ibaraki, JP), Kawaguchi; Yoshihide (Ibaraki, JP), Yano; Kohei (Ibaraki, JP)
Title: Pressure sensitive adhesive composition for optical members, pressure sensitive adhesive layer for optical members, pressure sensitive adhesive optical member and image display
Patent Number: 7,939,604

Inventors: Morooka; Hisao (Kawasaki, JP), Kyouzuka; Masahiko (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Connecting module and electronic device coupling system
Patent Number: 7,940,523

Inventors: Morris; Robert P. (Raleigh, NC), Sullivan; Stephen G. (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Multipurpose navigation keys for an electronic imaging device
Patent Number: 7,222,307

Inventors: Mower; Vaughn L. (Salt Lake City, UT), Keller; Merle L. (Salt Lake City, UT)
Title: System and method for PN encoded signal prioritization and collision mitigation
Patent Number: 7,221,665

Inventors: Mowry; Anthony (Dresden, DE), Trui; Bernhard (Dresden, DE), Wiatr; Maciej (Dresden, DE), Gehring; Andreas (Dresden, DE), Wei; Andy (Dresden, DE)
Title: Semiconductor device having a strained semiconductor alloy concentration profile
Patent Number: 7,939,399

Inventors: Mozdzierz; Patrick D. (Rocky Hill, CT), Bettuchi; Michael (Middletown, CT)
Title: Access seal with interstitial channels
Patent Number: 9,028,448

Inventors: Mpock; Emmanuel C. (Salida, CA)
Title: Micro mechanical methods and systems for performing assays
Patent Number: 7,939,030

Inventors: Mueller; Harald (Gilching, DE), Totzke; Juergen (Poing, DE)
Title: Method for operating a multimedia communications network
Patent Number: 7,221,384

Inventors: Muirbrook; Carl T (Turlock, CA)
Title: Payment processing methods
Patent Number: 9,031,868

Inventors: Mukaide; Taihei (Yokohama, JP), Noma; Takashi (Hadano, JP), Fukuda; Kazunori (Fujisawa, JP), Watanabe; Masatoshi (Isehara, JP), Takada; Kazuhiro (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: X-ray imaging apparatus and X-ray imaging method
Patent Number: 9,031,189

Inventors: Mukerji; Pradip (Gahanna, OH), Thurmond; Jennifer (Columbus, OH), Huang; Yung-Sheng (Upper Arlington, OH), Das; Tapas (Worthington, OH), Leonard; Amanda Eun-Yeong (Gahanna, OH), Pereira; Suzette L. (Westerville, OH)
Title: .DELTA.4-desaturase genes and uses thereof
Patent Number: 7,220,897

Inventors: Munemura; Nozomu (Yokohama, JP), Nakane; Hironobu (Yokohama, JP), Nagahara; Ryo (Yokohama, JP), Hisamoto; Tadanori (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Vehicle seat
Patent Number: 9,027,993

Inventors: Munger; Josh (Rochester, NY), Bennett; Bryson (Metuchen, NJ), Shenk; Thomas (Princeton, NJ), Rabinowitz; Joshua (Princeton, NJ)
Title: Treatment of viral infections by modulation of host cell metabolic pathways
Patent Number: 9,029,413

Inventors: Munson; Eric B. (Hillsboro, OR), Pai; Ramachandra N. (Beaverton, OR), Pepper; Timothy C. (Tigard, OR), Bak; Nathan V. (Portland, OR), Huizenga; Gerrit (Portland, OR), Gaughen; Patricia A. (Portland, OR)
Title: Metadata-integrated debugger
Patent Number: 9,032,374

Inventors: Muraca; Patrick J. (Pittsfield, MA)
Title: Anti-phospho-Akt antibodies
Patent Number: 9,029,512

Inventors: Murakami; Kenichi (Kuwana, JP)
Title: Method for manufacturing substrate for display panel
Patent Number: 7,938,995

Inventors: Murakami; Takashi (Tokyo, JP), Fukuda; Kazuhiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Thin film forming method, optical film, polarizing film and image display method
Patent Number: 7,220,460

Inventors: Murakami; Yasuharu (Hitachi, JP), Hidaka; Takahiro (Hitachi, JP)
Title: Photosensitive resin composition, photosensitive element using the same, method for producing resist pattern, and method for producing printed wiring board
Patent Number: 7,220,533

Inventors: Murayama; Kei (Nagano, JP)
Title: Substrate, semiconductor device, method of manufacturing substrate, and method of manufacturing semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,221,816

Inventors: Murphy; Christopher B. (Woodridge, IL), Fabri; Jon O. (Charleston, SC), Mahoney; Robert P. (Newbury, MA)
Title: Grease resistant coatings, articles and methods
Patent Number: 7,939,138

Inventors: Murray; Christopher Warren (Ottawa, CA), Rokui; Reza Mohammad (Kanata, CA), Rezaaifar; Ehsan (Kanata, CA), Ngo; Chuong Ngoc (Ottawa, CA)
Title: Routing path calculation apparatus and methods
Patent Number: 9,031,085

Inventors: Murray; Martin Anthony (Bangor, GB), Crosier; Mark David (Isle of Anglesey, GB), Reeder; Brian Martin (Austin, TX)
Title: Measuring devices
Patent Number: 7,221,142

Inventors: Muschalik; Uwe (Duisburg, DE)
Title: Extruder for making curved metal workpiece
Patent Number: 7,219,523

Inventors: Mustafa; Shakeel (Fremont, CA)
Title: Diversity string based pattern matching
Patent Number: 9,032,503

Inventors: Myong; Seung-Yeop (Seoul, KR)
Title: Photovoltaic device including flexible substrate or inflexible substrate and method for manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 9,029,688

Inventors: Na; Yun-chung (Palo Alto, CA), Rong; Haisheng (Pleasanton, CA)
Title: Efficient backside-emitting/collecting grating coupler
Patent Number: 9,028,157

Inventors: Nadkarni; Sunil Sadanand (Gujarat, IN), Vaya; Navin (Gujarat, IN)
Title: Controlled release formulation of lamotrigine
Patent Number: 7,939,102

Inventors: Nagano; Masami (Hitachinaka, JP), Noda; Junichi (Naka, JP)
Title: Control apparatus of fuel injection type internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 7,219,650

Inventors: Nagashima; Yoshiaki (Kyoto, JP), Igaki; Masaru (Kyoto, JP)
Title: LED lamp
Patent Number: 9,028,090

Inventors: Nagata; Takayuki (Yao, JP)
Title: Connector with a tubular shield with double left and right sides formed from a single metal plate
Patent Number: 7,938,683

Inventors: Nagorny; Denis V. (Sarov, RU), Supalov; Alexander V. (Erftstadt, DE)
Title: Memory registration caching
Patent Number: 7,941,629

Inventors: Nair; Haridasan K. (Williamsville, NY), Poss; Andrew Joseph (Kenmore, NY), Nalewajek; David (West Seneca, NY), Zhai; Yian (Amherst, NY)
Title: Process for 1-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoropropene from trifluoromethane
Patent Number: 9,029,616

Inventors: Naito; Mitsuhiro (Zama, JP), Ohiwa; Yasuyuki (Inagi, JP)
Title: Method for detecting and controlling home position of image reader
Patent Number: 7,221,485

Inventors: Nakai; Takahiro (Ibaraki, JP), Morita; Shigenori (Ibaraki, JP), Hatanaka; Takezo (Ibaraki, JP), Tsuda; Hisashi (Ibaraki, JP)
Title: Wireless electric power supply type light-emitting element and light-emitting device
Patent Number: 9,030,098

Inventors: Nakajima; Yasushi (Kawasaki, JP), Kushibiki; Keiko (Fujisawa, JP), Ibuka; Shigeo (Ebina, JP)
Title: Thermal insulating container for a heat generating unit of a fuel cell system
Patent Number: 7,938,289

Inventors: Nakamatsu; Keita (Kanagawa, JP), Himeno; Takuji (Chiba, JP)
Title: Information processing apparatus and method, and recording medium
Patent Number: 7,221,850

Inventors: Nakamura; Hironori (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Data processing apparatus and data processing method
Patent Number: 9,030,713

Inventors: Nakano; Shingo (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Electronic equipment provided with voltage check unit
Patent Number: 7,939,214

Inventors: Nakao; Shigeharu (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Lighting apparatus and display apparatus therewith
Patent Number: 7,940,013

Inventors: Nakaoki; Ariyoshi (Tokyo, JP), Kojima; Naoto (Kanagawa, JP), Sekiguchi; Koji (Kanagawa, JP), Kawakubo; Osamu (Saitama, JP), Fujiie; Kazuhiko (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Signal detecting device and signal detecting method
Patent Number: 7,940,606

Inventors: Nakashima; Hisao (Kawasaki, JP), Hoshida; Takeshi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Optical transmission system and method for monitoring polarization dependent characteristics of optical transmission line
Patent Number: 9,031,403

Inventors: Nakashima; Ken (Osaki, JP), Aonuma; Norihiko (Osaka, JP), Nishikawa; Hitoshi (Osaka, JP)
Title: Server apparatus, terminal apparatus, and application control system
Patent Number: 9,032,396

Inventors: Nakatani; Koichiro (Mishima, JP)
Title: Exhaust emission control apparatus of internal combustion engine and method thereof
Patent Number: 7,219,491

Inventors: Nakayama; Masaru (Saitama, JP), Osugi; Hiroyuki (Saitama, JP), Kanaoka; Yoji (Saitama, JP), Maeda; Shinichi (Saitama, JP)
Title: Winker apparatus
Patent Number: 7,220,028

Inventors: Nakazawa; Motoki (Tokyo, JP), Sasaki; Shinichi (Tokyo, JP), Fujii; Akiko (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor die pick-up apparatus and method of picking up semiconductor die using the same
Patent Number: 9,028,649

Inventors: Naraghi; Mohammad (Yorktown Heights, NY)
Title: Structure with surface for seasonal selectiveness of solar irradiation absorption and reflection
Patent Number: 9,027,305

Inventors: Narita; Susumu (Kanagawa, JP), Bannai; Kazunori (Kanagawa, JP), Yamakawa; Takeshi (Kanagawa, JP), Watanabe; Kazunori (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Optical writing device and image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 9,030,519

Inventors: Natarajan; Arun (Corvallis, OR), Reynolds; Scott (Amawalk, NY)
Title: Imaging architecture with code-division multiplexing for large aperture arrays
Patent Number: 9,030,354

Inventors: Nazari; Joseph (Glendale, CA)
Title: Shuttle machine for machine tool
Patent Number: 7,938,249

Inventors: Nazarian; Hagop A. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Multiple level programming in a non-volatile memory device
Patent Number: 7,221,592

Inventors: Nazmy; Mohamed Youssef (Fislisbach, CH), Staubli; Markus (Dottikon, CH), Kuenzler; Andreas (Baden, CH)
Title: Method for the heat treatment of nickel-based superalloys
Patent Number: 7,938,919

Inventors: Neeser; Fredy D. (Rueschlikon, CH)
Title: Device and method for adjusting rate limits for transmission rates of data flows having a certain priority in a transmitter
Patent Number: 9,030,935

Inventors: Negami; Takuya (Tokyo, JP), Kunii; Kazuo (Tokyo, JP), Inaba; Shinichi (Hyogo, JP), Shimizu; Masataka (Hyogo, JP), Kobayashi; Isao (Osaka, JP), Takenaka; Yoshimichi (Hyogo, JP), Matsumura; Toshihide (Hyogo, JP), Uragami; Akira (Osaka, JP), Kujirai; Takashi (Osaka, JP), Tsuchiya; Osamu (Hyogo, JP), Sugiyama; Kimio (Osaka, JP), Ito; Shuzo (Osaka, JP), Kikuchi; Shoichi (Osaka, JP)
Title: Method and apparatus for making metallic iron
Patent Number: 7,938,883

Inventors: Negi; Noriyuki (Amagasaki, JP), Nagata; Tatsuo (Ikeda, JP), Yamamoto; Sukeyoshi (Nishinomiya, JP)
Title: Negative electrode material for a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery and a method for its manufacture
Patent Number: 9,028,711

Inventors: Neitzel; Martin (Pacifica, CA), Dappen; Michael S. (Redwood City, CA), Marugg; Jennifer (San Jose, CA)
Title: N-substituted benzene sulfonamides
Patent Number: 7,939,657

Inventors: Nelson; David J. (Rochester, NY)
Title: Projector with enhanced security camcorder defeat
Patent Number: 7,221,759

Inventors: Nelson; Donald Joseph (Woodridge, IL), Patel; Vipul V. (Lisle, IL), Tanna; Chetan J. (Naperville, IL)
Title: Telecommunications management interface system
Patent Number: 7,221,912

Inventors: Ness; Jon E. (Sunnyvale, CA), Welch; Mark (Fremont, CA), Giver; Lorraine J. (Santa Clara, CA), Cherry; Joel R. (Davis, CA), Borchert; Torben V. (Birkeroed, DK), Minshull; Jeremy (Menlo Park, CA)
Title: Subtilisin variants
Patent Number: 7,220,566

Inventors: Neumair; Georg (Thalhausen, DE), Zwingler; Engelbert (Feldkirchen-Westerham, DE)
Title: Twin-solenoid valve
Patent Number: 7,219,697

Inventors: Nevens; Susan E. (Ontario, CA)
Title: Fabric attaching clip
Patent Number: 7,219,405

Inventors: Newson; Steven Lynn (Redondo Beach, CA), Fujimoto; Randall Tadao (Redondo Beach, CA)
Title: Electromagnetic emissions and susceptibility calculating method and apparatus
Patent Number: 7,222,033

Inventors: Neyret; Eric (Sassenage, FR), Boedt; Francois (Meylan, FR)
Title: Process for fabricating a substrate of the silicon-on-insulator type with reduced roughness and uniform thickness
Patent Number: 7,939,427

Inventors: Ngai; Mou Chung (Boxmeer, NL)
Title: Breathable laminate and method of making same
Patent Number: 9,029,277

Inventors: Nguyen; Nghi Van (Edison, NJ), Shmuylovich; Gregory (Springfield, NJ), Chiou; Catherine (Saddle Brook, NJ)
Title: Water resistant compositions containing a lactone compound and an amine compound chosen from amino alcohol compounds and alkoxylated amine compounds
Patent Number: 9,028,804

Inventors: Nguyen; Tranh T. (Rohnert Park, CA)
Title: Self-oscillating switching amplifier
Patent Number: 7,221,216

Inventors: Nicolas; Frederic (Moret-sur-Loing, FR), Claudel; Frederic (Paris, FR)
Title: Interactive step-type gymnastics practice device
Patent Number: 7,938,751

Inventors: Nie; Xiaochun (Cupertino, CA), Pun; Thomas (San Jose, CA), Wu; Hsi-Jung (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Method of implementing improved rate control for a multimedia compression and encoding system
Patent Number: 7,940,843

Inventors: Nielsen; Wyn Y. (La Jolla, CA)
Title: Elimination--absorber monitoring system
Patent Number: 7,221,279

Inventors: Nierlich; Wolfgang (Schweinfurt, DE), Gegner; Jurgen (Furth, DE)
Title: Method for case hardening a component by means of oil jets and device for carrying out said method
Patent Number: 9,028,627

Inventors: Nikonov; Dmitri E. (Morgan Hill, CA), Bourianoff; George I. (Austin, TX)
Title: Spin polarization amplifying transistor
Patent Number: 7,939,912

Inventors: Nip; Shui Kuen (Wanchai, HK)
Title: Ink cartridge for ink-jet printer
Patent Number: 7,219,986

Inventors: Nishida; Kazuhiro (Matsumoto, JP), Amano; Kazuhiko (Tokyo, JP), Shimizu; Koichi (Sapporo, JP)
Title: Concentration determination apparatus and concentration determination method for measuring a concentration of a measured component contained in a living body tissue
Patent Number: 9,030,654

Inventors: Nishiguchi; Naoki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Information processing apparatus for restricting access to memory area of first program from second program
Patent Number: 9,032,174

Inventors: Nishijima; Masataka (Shizuoka, JP), Kisu; Naomi (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Electric supply device for slide structure
Patent Number: 7,220,129

Inventors: Nishikawa; Satoru (Ebina, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 7,221,893

Inventors: Nishioka; Toshiyasu (Konohana-ku, JP), Kamimura; Akira (Konohana-ku, JP), Itagaki; Makoto (Niihama, JP)
Title: Method of producing copolymer latex using for aqueous paint
Patent Number: 7,220,797

Inventors: Nitz; Wolfgang (Buch, DE)
Title: Magnetic resonance tomography method and apparatus with motion correction
Patent Number: 7,221,973

Inventors: Niwa; Masashi (Ikoma, JP), Deguchi; Hiroshi (Ikoma, JP)
Title: 2-[[[2-[(hydroxyacetyl)amino]-4-pyridinyl]methyl]thio]-N-[4-(trifluorometh- oxy)phenyl]-3-pyridinecarboxamide benzenesulfonate, crystal of same, crystal polymorph thereof, and methods for production thereof
Patent Number: 9,029,398

Inventors: Nobakht; Amir (Los Gatos, CA)
Title: Remote control functionality including information from motion sensors
Patent Number: 9,030,406

Inventors: Noda; Taiga (Saitama-ken, JP), Cho; Michio (Saitama-ken, JP)
Title: Zoom lens and imaging apparatus
Patent Number: 9,030,753

Inventors: Noguchi; Yukinori (Kanagawa, JP), Takamori; Tetsuya (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Monitoring system, monitoring method, and program
Patent Number: 7,940,963

Inventors: Nonez; Yvon R. (Orleans, CA), Pourshahid; Alireza (Ottawa, CA), Watts; Graham A. (Ottawa, CA)
Title: Visual widget search
Patent Number: 9,032,331

Inventors: Norigoe; Takashi (Shizuoka-ken, JP)
Title: Ink jet head and ink jet printing apparatus with driving channels and dummy channels
Patent Number: 9,028,025

Inventors: Norman; M{dot over (a)}rten (Sp{dot over (a)}nga, SE), Ostman; Thomas (Sp{dot over (a)}nga, SE), Hagerman; Bo (Tyreso, SE)
Title: Transmitter with intelligent preconditioning of amplifier signal
Patent Number: 7,940,833

Inventors: Noro; Masao (Hamamatsu, JP), Arai; Akira (Hamamatsu, JP)
Title: Speaker driving apparatus
Patent Number: 7,940,943

Inventors: Novick; Daniela (Rehovot, IL), Dinarello; Charles (Boulder, CO), Rubinstein; Menachem (Givat Shmuel, IL), Kim; Soo Hyun (Denver, CO), Chvatchko; Yolande (Confignon, CH), Plater-Zyberk; Christine (Geneva, CH)
Title: Interleukin-18 binding proteins, their preparation and use
Patent Number: 7,220,717

Inventors: Nudelman; Abraham (Rechovot, IL), Rephaeli; Ada (Herzlia, IL), Gil-Ad; Irit (Herzlia, IL), Weizman; Abraham (Tel-Aviv, IL)
Title: Conjugated psychotropic drugs and uses thereof
Patent Number: 7,939,525

Inventors: Nun; Yehoshua Ben (Vitkin, IL)
Title: Accommodating lens assembly
Patent Number: 7,220,279

Inventors: O'Brien; Kevin M. (Los Alamitos, CA), Tekawy; Jonathan A. (Newport Coast, CA)
Title: Control segment-based lever-arm correction via curve fitting for high accuracy navigation
Patent Number: 7,221,316

Inventors: O'Brien; Timothy J. (Little Rock, AR), Tanimoto; Hirotoshi (Kagawa, JP)
Title: TADG-15: an extracellular serine protease overexpressed in carcinomas
Patent Number: 7,939,321

Inventors: O'Keefe; William Kevin (Guelph, CA)
Title: Anti-fouling surface, and radiation source assembly and fluid treatment system comprising same
Patent Number: 9,029,798

Inventors: O'Sullivan; Patrick J. (Ballsbridge, IE), Stern; Edith H. (Yorktown Heights, NY), Weir; Robert C. (Westford, MA), Willner; Barry E. (Briarcliff Manor, NY)
Title: Relationship management for contact staleness
Patent Number: 9,031,915

Inventors: Oaku; Hitoshi (Tokyo, JP), Okazaki; Choichiro (Kodaira, JP), Shiiki; Masatoshi (Musashimurayama, JP)
Title: Light emitting device
Patent Number: 7,221,083

Inventors: Oba; Hidehiro (Aichi-ken, JP), Ideshio; Yukihiko (Susono, JP)
Title: Power output apparatus and hybrid vehicle
Patent Number: 7,938,208

Inventors: Oba; Takeharu (Toyohashi, JP), Shibata; Kouji (Toyohashi, JP), Ikebe; Yoshihiro (Kosai, JP), Obata; Kenji (Kosai, JP)
Title: Electric appliance with terminal
Patent Number: 7,221,070

Inventors: Obrecht; Werner (Moers, DE), Ziser; Torsten (Birkenau, DE), Fruh; Thomas (Limburgerhof, DE), Galda; Patrick (Karlsruhe, DE), Fessenbecker; Achim (Waghausel, DE)
Title: Compositions that contain microgels and thickening agents
Patent Number: 7,939,594

Inventors: Oda; Takashi (Osaka, JP), Miyake; Yasufumi (Osaka, JP), Ohkawa; Tadao (Osaka, JP)
Title: Method of producing a wired circuit board
Patent Number: 7,937,832

Inventors: Odaka; Yoshiyuki (Osaka, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus and method of controlling same
Patent Number: 9,031,427

Inventors: Oga; Tatsuya (Kosai, JP), Tsukamoto; Akihito (Toyota, JP), Takamatsu; Masahiro (Toyota, JP), Nomura; Koji (Toyota, JP)
Title: Wiring holding unit
Patent Number: 7,938,371

Inventors: Oga; Toshiyuki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: OFDM modulator, OFDM transmission device, and OFDM modulation method
Patent Number: 9,031,154

Inventors: Ogasawara; Yasuhiro (Minamiashigara, JP)
Title: Hologram reading apparatus, hologram reading method, hologram recording apparatus and hologram recording method
Patent Number: 7,940,438

Inventors: Ogawa; Toshio (Kawasaki, JP), Takemae; Yoshihiro (Kawasaki, JP), Okajima; Yoshinori (Kawasaki, JP), Endo; Tetsuhiko (Kawasaki, JP), Matsuzaki; Yasuro (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Memory system
Patent Number: 7,941,730

Inventors: Ogawa; Yasushige (Kasugai, JP)
Title: Layout method of decoupling capacitors
Patent Number: 7,222,320

Inventors: Oguchi; Shinobu (Tokyo, JP)
Title: DNA intercalator detection
Patent Number: 9,029,128

Inventors: Ogura; Akio (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Amplifying apparatus with automatic level controller
Patent Number: 7,221,226

Inventors: Ogura; Motohiro (Kashiwa, JP)
Title: Cartridge including restriction portions configured to be attachable to compression coil springs compressed to press a cleaning blade to an image bearing member
Patent Number: 9,031,490

Inventors: Ogura; Tsuneo (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device
Patent Number: 9,029,918

Inventors: Ohkawa; Satoshi (Tokyo, JP), Kawamoto; Hiroyuki (Kanagawa, JP), Yoshida; Tomoyuki (Tokyo, JP), Togami; Atsushi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program product
Patent Number: 7,940,984

Inventors: Ohmura; Tomoya (Kanagawa, JP), Takuma; Yasuo (Kanagawa, JP), Matsumoto; Junichi (Kanagawa, JP), Kikuchi; Hiroshi (Kanagawa, JP), Matsue; Natsumi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Development device and image forming apparatus incorporating same
Patent Number: 9,031,471

Inventors: Ohno; Hiroaki (Tokyo, JP), Katagiri; Mitsuo (Tokyo, JP), Shiromaru; Isao (Hiroshima, JP), Suginohara; Noriaki (Hiroshima, JP)
Title: Customer support system
Patent Number: 7,221,899

Inventors: Ohnuma; Hideto (Atsugi, JP), Nomura; Noritsugu (Kurume, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device and method for manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 7,939,389

Inventors: Ohta; Ken-ichi (Kawasaki, JP), Otake; Ritsuko (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus and method controlling the amount of transparent ink for recording
Patent Number: 7,940,425

Inventors: Okada; Hiroki (Osaka, JP)
Title: Relay apparatus, program of relay apparatus and transmitting apparatus
Patent Number: 9,032,538

Inventors: Okhotnikov; Oleg (Tampere, FI), Guina; Mircea (Tampere, FI)
Title: Method for organizing a mode-locked pulse train by pump modulation
Patent Number: 7,940,817

Inventors: Okishiro; Kenji (Kodaira, JP), Shiiki; Masatoshi (Musashimurayama, JP)
Title: Liquid crystal display device
Patent Number: 7,940,354

Inventors: Okita; Atsushi (Osaka, JP), Sugino; Satoshi (Osaka, JP), Hayashi; Masanori (Osaka, JP)
Title: Radio receiving apparatus and radio receiving method
Patent Number: 7,940,863

Inventors: Okubo; Naoto (Yokosuka, JP), Ishii; Hiroyuki (Yokosuka, JP)
Title: Radio base station
Patent Number: 9,031,012

Inventors: Okuno; Shinya (Tokyo, JP), Furutani; Kiyohiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,940,112

Inventors: Olakangil; Joseph (Midvale, UT), Page; Gregory G. (Sandy, UT), Sangorinz; Robert Leon (Cottonwood Height, UT)
Title: Multicasting unicast packet/multiple classification of a packet
Patent Number: 7,940,766

Inventors: Olejarski; Jim (Rockford, IL), Roarty; Joseph (Rockford, IL), Upmann; Arthur W. (Rockford, IL), Duggan; James A. (Machesney Park, IL)
Title: Gum manufacturing system with loafing and conditioning features
Patent Number: 9,028,894

Inventors: Oliver; Thomas C. (Windsor, CO), Pope; Jeremiah M. (Kirkland, WA)
Title: Data input device and method for detecting an off-surface condition by a laser speckle size characteristic
Patent Number: 7,221,356

Inventors: Ollivier; Pierre (Culver City, CA), Fancher; James (Marina del Rey, CA)
Title: Organization of archival elements for analog/digital hybrid data on film
Patent Number: 7,941,407

Inventors: Olschewski; Frank (Heidelberg, DE)
Title: Method and arrangement for microscopy
Patent Number: 7,221,784

Inventors: Olsen; John Christian (Chapel Hill, NC), Patel; Manij (Durham, NC), Wilcox; David Allen (Wauwatosa, WI)
Title: Methods and compositions for enhancing cell adhesion properties
Patent Number: 7,939,326

Inventors: Onno; Stephane (Cesson Sevigne, FR)
Title: Method and system for processing digital content according to a workflow
Patent Number: 9,032,207

Inventors: Onodera; Sachiko (Kawasaki, JP), Namba; Isao (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Apparatus and method for determining part of elicitation from spoken dialogue data
Patent Number: 7,940,915

Inventors: Onozeki; Yoshihiro (Tokyo, JP), Kaneko; Masaaki (Tokyo, JP), Nakayama; Hitoshi (Tokyo, JP), Gotoh; Masanori (Tokyo, JP), Atsuzawa; Shinji (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Method and apparatus for connecting optical transmission module and core position detection method for optical waveguide
Patent Number: 7,221,830

Inventors: Oohara; Shunichi (Kanagawa, JP), Hayama; Yuko (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus and curl correcting method
Patent Number: 9,031,492

Inventors: Oouchi; Jun (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Dedicated short-range communication apparatus for motor vehicle
Patent Number: 7,221,968

Inventors: Orbay; Jorge L. (Coral Gables, FL), Castaneda; Javier E. (Miami, FL), Cavallazzi; Cesare (Miramar, FL), Graham; Robert (Miami, FL), Bourda; Marcus (Miami, FL)
Title: Nail plate
Patent Number: 7,938,850

Inventors: Orlowski; Marius (Austin, TX), Goktepeli; Sinan (Austin, TX), Liu; Chun-Li (Mesa, AZ)
Title: GeSOI transistor with low junction current and low junction capacitance and method for making the same
Patent Number: 7,221,006

Inventors: Orsello; Robert (Scottsdale, AZ)
Title: Method and system for concentration of solar thermal energy
Patent Number: 9,029,747

Inventors: Osabe; Taro (Kokubunji, JP), Ishii; Tomoyuki (Hachioji, JP), Yano; Kazuo (Hino, JP), Kobayashi; Takashi (Tokorozawa, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,939,879

Inventors: Oshima; Tadayuki (Atsugi, JP), Furubayashi; Hiroki (Atsugi, JP), Tokuwaki; Taisuke (Sagamihara, JP), Narita; Yutaka (Sagamihara, JP), Nakamura; Makoto (Ebina, JP)
Title: Conductive member, process cartridge using conductive member, and image forming apparatus using process cartridge
Patent Number: 7,941,077

Inventors: Ota; Hiromichi (Kariya, JP)
Title: Three degree of freedom parallel mechanism, multi-axis control machine tool using the mechanism and control method for the mechanism
Patent Number: 7,938,602

Inventors: Ota; Kazunobu (Tokyo, JP), Sayama; Hirokazu (Tokyo, JP), Oda; Hidekazu (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing semiconductor device with offset sidewall structure
Patent Number: 7,220,637

Inventors: Otome; Yukio (Kanagawa, JP), Nakayama; Masashi (Kanagawa, JP), Mabuchi; Hiroyuki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Powder feeding device having negative pressure generation control and power discharge control and image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 9,031,474

Inventors: Otsubo; Toshifumi (Kagawa-ken, JP), Takino; Shunsuke (Kagawa-ken, JP), Shimoe; Nariaki (Kagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Pants-type disposable wearing article
Patent Number: 7,220,251

Inventors: Ott; Douglas E. (Macon, GA), Spearman; Patrick R. (The Woodlands, TX), Gray; Robert I. (Macon, GA), Lloyd; Duane E. (Big Lake, MN)
Title: Method for delivering an agent to the abdomen
Patent Number: 9,028,437

Inventors: Otten; Juergen (Tiste, DE)
Title: Power drill attachment and method for using the attachment
Patent Number: 7,220,084

Inventors: Ouafik; L'Houcine (Marseilles, FR), Mabrouk; Kamel (Les Pennes Mirabeau, FR), Kaafarany; Itidal (Tarbes, FR), Martin; Pierre-Marie (Marseilles, FR)
Title: Antibodies binding to adrenomedullin receptors and uses thereof as drugs
Patent Number: 9,028,818

Inventors: Ozaki; Kazuyuki (Hiratsuka, JP), Iwase; Masayuki (Tsukubarmirai, JP)
Title: Transparent flexible printed wiring board and method for manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 9,029,709

Inventors: Ozawa; Masaaki (Funabashi, JP), Odoi; Keisuke (Chiyoda-ku, JP), Atarashi; Hironori (Fukuoka, JP), Akabori; Kei-ichi (Fukuoka, JP), Nagamura; Toshihiko (Fukuoka, JP), Tanaka; Keiji (Fukuoka, JP)
Title: Process for production of surface-modified polymer structures
Patent Number: 9,029,474

Inventors: Ozawa; Tokuroh (Suwa, JP), Kimura; Mutsumi (Suwa, JP)
Title: Display apparatus
Patent Number: 7,221,339

Inventors: Pacetti; Stephen D. (San Jose, CA), DesNoyer; Jessica R. (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Biologically absorbable coatings for implantable devices based on poly(ester amides) and methods for fabricating the same
Patent Number: 7,220,816

Inventors: Padovan; Angelo (Hartsburg, MO)
Title: No-spill funnel system
Patent Number: 9,027,610

Inventors: Pafumi; James A. (Leander, TX), Siddeshwar; Chintamani P. (Karwar, IN), Thota; Rupesh Kumar (Bangalore, IN), Vallabhaneni; Vasu (Austin, TX)
Title: Efficient backup and restore of virtual input/output server (VIOS) cluster
Patent Number: 9,031,917

Inventors: Page; Thierry (Montreal, CA), Barneoud; Philippe (Montreal, CA), Micone; Philippe G. (Montreal, CA), Courmier; Delphine F. (Montreal, CA)
Title: System and method for dynamically controlling odor emission
Patent Number: 9,028,751

Inventors: Pak; Chan-ho (Seoul, KR), Chang; Hyuk (Seongnam-si, KR), Kim; Ji-man (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Mesoporous carbon molecular sieve and supported catalyst employing the same
Patent Number: 7,220,697

Inventors: Pakulski; Peter Jan (Marsfield, AU)
Title: Temporal-correlations-based mode connection
Patent Number: 9,031,280

Inventors: Pal; Rohit (Fishkill, NY), Yang; Frank Bin (Mahwah, NJ), Hargrove; Michael J. (Clinton Corners, NY)
Title: Transistor device having asymmetric embedded strain elements and related manufacturing method
Patent Number: 7,939,852

Inventors: Palanduz; A. Cengiz (Chandler, AZ)
Title: Substrate having a functionally gradient coefficient of thermal expansion
Patent Number: 7,221,050

Inventors: Palmer; Andrew K. (Eastham, MA), Dellacqua; Dale (Bloomington, IN), Farris; Jeffrey A. (Berne, IN)
Title: Surgical instrument and method of use for releasing soft tissue
Patent Number: 9,028,516

Inventors: Pan; Cheng Che (Tainan County, TW), Park; Sung Soo (Tainan County, TW)
Title: Curing method and apparatus
Patent Number: 7,221,428

Inventors: Pan; Gang (Beijing, CN)
Title: Method for eliminating HIV in human blood and a device for treating AIDS with non-pharmacotherapy
Patent Number: 7,220,236

Inventors: Pan; Xiaoyong (Shanghai, CN), Lipman; Justin (Shanghai, CN)
Title: Location estimation based on adjusted distance values for a wireless device
Patent Number: 9,031,574

Inventors: Papadopoulos; Larry C. (North Plains, OR), Hole; Jennifer D. (North Plains, OR)
Title: Bicycle treadmill having automatic speed and resistance adjustments
Patent Number: 7,220,219

Inventors: Paquet; Francois (Champagnier, FR), Michel; Bernard (Vaulnaveys le Bas, FR)
Title: Francis wheel and hydraulic machine comprising one such wheel
Patent Number: 7,220,106

Inventors: Paraskevakos; Theodore George (Towson, MD), Kastrinakis; Pavlos (Athens, GR)
Title: Remote management of products and services
Patent Number: 7,940,901

Inventors: Park; Chan-sub (Incheon, KR)
Title: I/Q demodulator and I/Q signal sampling method thereof
Patent Number: 7,221,718

Inventors: Park; Chang Kwon (Incheon, KR)
Title: Domestic combined heat and power system
Patent Number: 9,027,516

Inventors: Park; Ho-Hyun (Yongin-si, KR), Jung; Min-Sung (Yongin-si, KR), Park; Jae-Hwa (Seoul, KR), Kang; Yi-Chul (Seoul, KR), Jeong; Jong-Youl (Seoul, KR), Hwang; Jae-Sik (Seongnam-si, KR), Kim; Yong-Gu (Seoul, KR)
Title: Efficient NVOD service method for various client environments and apparatus there-for
Patent Number: 7,941,825

Inventors: Park; Hyun-Mog (Seoul, KR), Boyanov; Boyan (Portland, OR), Kloster; Grant M. (Lake Oswego, OR), RamachandraRao; Vijayakumar S. (Portland, OR)
Title: Method of patterning a porous dielectric material
Patent Number: 7,220,668

Inventors: Park; In Sook (Daejeon, KR), Lim; Kwang Jae (Daejeon, KR), Kwon; DongSeung (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Precoding method and apparatus
Patent Number: 9,031,149

Inventors: Park; Ji-Ho (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Spin transistor, and semiconductor device, memory device, microprocessor, processor, system, data storage system and memory system including the spin transistor
Patent Number: 9,029,927

Inventors: Park; Myung-Jae (Suwon-si, KR), Rhee; Young-Joon (Seoul, KR), Park; Hyeong-Jun (Seoul, KR), Kong; Hyang-Shik (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Thin film panel having particular pixel electrodes overlapping particular data line portions
Patent Number: 7,221,423

Inventors: Park; Shinyoung (Tokyo, JP), Kimura; Junichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Character information display device and character information display method
Patent Number: 9,032,323

Inventors: Park; Sung Yeol (Suwon, KR), Ham; Suk Jin (Suwon, KR), Noh; Jung Eun (Suwon, KR)
Title: Touch panel and producing method for via electrode
Patent Number: 9,030,432

Inventors: Park; Sungho (Anyang-si, KR), Kim; Sunam (Anyang-si, KR), Ihm; Binchul (Anyang-si, KR), Chun; Jinyoung (Anyang-si, KR), Kang; Jiwon (Anyang-si, KR)
Title: Method for cooperative data transmission among terminals, and method for clustering cooperative terminals for same
Patent Number: 9,031,590

Inventors: Park; Youn Jung (Seoul, KR), Koh; Haeng Deog (Hwaseong-si, KR), Kim; Mi-Jeong (Hwaseong-si, KR), Jeong; Seong-Jun (Ulsan-si, KR)
Title: Methods of patterning block copolymer layers
Patent Number: 9,029,271

Inventors: Park; Young Ha (Gyunggi-do, KR)
Title: Spindle motor and method of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 9,030,068

Inventors: Parker; Dawood (Dyfed, GB)
Title: Optical device
Patent Number: 7,221,970

Inventors: Parker; Rachael Jade (Forest Grove, OR), Denham; Martin S. (Yamhill, OR)
Title: Fuse sense circuit
Patent Number: 7,221,210

Inventors: Partain; Mika (Torrance, CA), Katayama; Kaoru (Tustin, CA)
Title: Method and system for enhancing product sales in network transactions
Patent Number: 7,941,343

Inventors: Pasta; Mauro (Ubiale Cianezze, IT), Wessells; Colin (Eugene, OR), Huggins; Robert A. (Stanford, CA), Cui; Yi (Stanford, CA)
Title: High rate, long cycle life electrochemical energy storage devices
Patent Number: 9,029,015

Inventors: Patel; Rajesh (Middlebury, CT), Paredes; Rosa (Shelton, CT)
Title: Low amounts of high molecular weight polymers for enhancing viscosity of aqueous/aqueous biphasic liquids
Patent Number: 7,220,713

Inventors: Patiejunas; Kestutis (Redmond, WA)
Title: System and method for implementing a client side HTTP stack
Patent Number: 7,219,346

Inventors: Patterson; Kieran (Lurgan, GB)
Title: Emergency lighting
Patent Number: 7,940,010

Inventors: Patton; Richard (Starkville, MS)
Title: Internal combustion engine with regenerator, hot air ignition, and naturally aspirated engine control
Patent Number: 7,219,630

Inventors: Patton; Tommy L. (Upland, CA), Hagbloom; Edward H. (Upland, CA)
Title: Hydraulic rescue tool with quick-change head
Patent Number: 7,937,838

Inventors: Paul; Andreas (Vaterstetten, DE)
Title: Method for adapting the colors printed by a second printing system to the colors printed by a first printing system
Patent Number: 7,221,477

Inventors: Pauletti; Giovanni M. (Loveland, OH), Liu; James H. (University Heights, OH), Ritschell; Wolfgang A. (Cincinnati, OH)
Title: Compositions and method for transmucosal drug delivery and cryoprotection
Patent Number: 7,939,098

Inventors: Pauls; Richard W. (Duncan, OK), Welton; Thomas D. (Duncan, OK), McMechan; David E. (Duncan, OK), Bryant; Jason (Duncan, OK)
Title: Dual functional components and associated methods
Patent Number: 7,938,187

Inventors: Paulsen; Kobus (Bromley, GB), Hughes; Ian (Gwynedd, GB), Holland; Mark (Storrington, GB)
Title: Systems and methods for funding payback requests for financial transactions
Patent Number: 7,941,370

Inventors: Paulson; James C. (Del Mar, CA), Bayer; Robert J. (San Diego, CA), Sjoberg; Eric (San Diego, CA)
Title: Practical in vitro sialylation of recombinant glycoproteins
Patent Number: 7,220,555

Inventors: Pawlowski; Edgar (Stadecken-Elsheim, DE), Biertuempfel; Ralf (Mainz-Kastel, DE), Woelfing; Bernd (Mainz, DE), Fleissner; Frank (Mainz, DE), Auchter-Krummel; Petra (Vendershein, DE), Brauneck; Ulf (Gross-Umstadt, DE), Hayden; Joseph S. (Clarks Summit, PA), Fotheringham; Ulrich (Wiesbaden, DE)
Title: Method for producing optoelectronic components, and products produced thereby
Patent Number: 9,027,237

Inventors: Pazdernik; David (Highland, IL)
Title: Soybean cultivar HI1110907
Patent Number: 9,029,647

Inventors: Pecht; Michael G. (Hyattsville, MD), Swift; Joseph A. (Ontario, NY), Wallace; Stanley J. (Victor, NY), Deng; Yuliang (Greenbelt, MD)
Title: Electromechanical device having a plurality of bundles of fibers for interconnecting two planar surfaces
Patent Number: 7,220,131

Inventors: Peck; Julian Claude (Newcastle upon Tyne, GB), Harvie-Clark; Jack (Newcastle upon Tyne, GB), Young; Kathryn (Wells, GB)
Title: Clip
Patent Number: 7,937,813

Inventors: Pedain; Klaus-Ulrich (Dietzenbach-Steinberg, DE), Dahlmann; Uwe (Mainz, DE)
Title: Mixture of an amine alkoxylate ester and a quaternary ammonium compound as a collector for minerals containing silicate
Patent Number: 9,027,757

Inventors: Pei; Qibing (Temecula, CA)
Title: Materials for the formation of polymer junction diodes
Patent Number: 7,939,900

Inventors: Peng; Ta-Chih (Hsinchu, TW), Lin; Yu-Ting (Hsin-Chu, TW), Lin; Liang-Chen (Hsinchu County, TW), Lee; Ko-Yi (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Test structure
Patent Number: 7,939,824

Inventors: Pennica; Diane (Burlingame, CA), Smith; Victoria (Burlingame, CA), Wood; William I. (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Stra6 polypeptides
Patent Number: 7,939,650

Inventors: Perez; Omar D. (San Francisco, CA), Nolan; Garry P. (San Francisco, CA), Irish; Jonathan M. (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Methods and compositions for risk stratification
Patent Number: 7,939,278

Inventors: Perkins; William (St. Paul, MN)
Title: Liquid filling kit
Patent Number: 9,027,748

Inventors: Perreault; George (Campbell, CA)
Title: Devices using a metal layer with an array of vias to reduce degradation
Patent Number: 7,940,249

Inventors: Persons; Thomas W. (Los Altos, CA)
Title: Calibration circuitry
Patent Number: 7,221,298

Inventors: Pestl; Marcus G. (Dallas, TX)
Title: Easel display photograph album
Patent Number: 7,938,449

Inventors: Peters; Steven R. (Huntsburg, OH), Enyedy; Edward A. (Eastlake, OH)
Title: Systems and methods to feed a wire within a welder
Patent Number: 9,029,734

Inventors: Peterson; Oren V. (Pleasant Grove, UT)
Title: Thermal synthesis production of steel
Patent Number: 7,220,293

Inventors: Pettersson; Magnus (Sodertalje, SE), Jargenstedt; Matts (Sodertalje, SE)
Title: Device and method for detection of a gear position in an automotive gearbox
Patent Number: 7,219,782

Inventors: Pfeffer; Jack R. (Eagle, ID)
Title: In line faced marine insulation, and method of production
Patent Number: 7,220,689

Inventors: Phillips; David M. (Indianapolis, IN), Fujiwara; Toru (Indianapolis, IN)
Title: Coupler including electrical and pneumatic interfaces
Patent Number: 7,938,145

Inventors: Pickford; Lesley B. (Menlo Park, CA), Bebbington; Christopher R. (San Mateo, CA), Yarranton; Geoffrey T. (Burlingame, CA), King; David (Belmont, CA)
Title: Methods for the therapy of Inflammatory Bowel Disease using a type-1 interferon antagonist
Patent Number: 7,939,076

Inventors: Pientka; Matthew J. (Chandler, AZ)
Title: Firearm leaner
Patent Number: 9,027,274

Inventors: Piippo; Antti (Espoo, FI)
Title: Method in salient-pole permanent magnet synchronous machine
Patent Number: 7,221,152

Inventors: Planeta; Mirek (Mississauga, CA), Suhay; Joe (Mississauga, CA)
Title: Gauge distribution apparatus for plastic film
Patent Number: 7,220,113

Inventors: Poisner; David I. (Folsom, CA)
Title: Apparatus and method for content protection using one-way buffers
Patent Number: 7,941,860

Inventors: Pollock; Eugene B. (Assumption, IL), Adermann; James M (Altamont, IL)
Title: Automatically flushing water regulator for animal watering systems
Patent Number: 7,219,689

Inventors: Pong; Fong (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Shared memory architecture
Patent Number: 7,941,613

Inventors: Pontoppidan; Niels Henrik (Smorum, DK)
Title: Method and a binaural listening system for maximizing a better ear effect
Patent Number: 9,031,271

Inventors: Popat; Pradeep Pranjivan (Arlington, VA)
Title: State-based system for automated shading
Patent Number: 7,941,245

Inventors: Popham; Vernon Wade (Bend, OR), Renn; Curtiss (Bend, OR), Scharf; Mesa (Redmond, OR), Taylor; Kyle (Bend, OR)
Title: Hydrogen-producing fuel processing assemblies, heating assemblies, and methods of operating the same
Patent Number: 7,939,051

Inventors: Power; Michael A. (Irvine, CA), Kramer; Richard (Sharon, MA)
Title: Process control method with integrated database for electronically documenting the configuration, modification and operation of a controlled process
Patent Number: 7,941,396

Inventors: Pozniakas; Robert S. (Rochester, NY)
Title: Charged particles cleaning apparatus having a biased manifold
Patent Number: 7,221,898

Inventors: Prabhu; Manjunatha Govinda (Maita, NY), Natarajan; Mahadeva Iyer (Clifton Park, NY)
Title: Enhanced charge device model clamp
Patent Number: 9,030,791

Inventors: Prager; Dan (Hopewell Junction, NY), Ferns; Jason (Sunnyvale, CA), Lane; Lawrence (San Jose, CA), Engelhard; Dan (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Optical metrology model optimization for process control
Patent Number: 7,221,989

Inventors: Prejeant; Randy (Harvey, LA)
Title: Spare tire carrier for truck
Patent Number: 9,027,805

Inventors: Preuschl; Thomas (Sinzing, DE)
Title: LED module
Patent Number: 9,029,881

Inventors: Price; Kenneth Nathan (Wyoming, OH), Hecht; Stacie Ellen (West Chester, OH), Jordan, IV; Glenn Thomas (Indian Springs, OH), Kenneally; Corey James (Mason, OH), Aouad; Yousef Georges (Cincinnati, OH), Showell; Michael Stanford (Cincinnati, OH), Miracle; Gregory Scot (Hamilton, OH)
Title: Benefit agent delivery system comprising ionic liquid
Patent Number: 7,939,485

Inventors: Priel; Michael (Hertzelia, IL), Kuzmin; Dan (Givat Shmuel, IL), Rozen; Anton (Gedera, IL)
Title: Method for race prevention and a device having race prevention capabilities
Patent Number: 7,941,716

Inventors: Purdy; Kermit Hal (Bernardsville, NJ), Unger; David G. (Mendham Township, Morris County, NJ)
Title: Method and apparatus for personalization of a public multimedia communications terminal
Patent Number: 7,221,936

Inventors: Qin; Guogang (Beijing, CN), Hong; Tao (Beijing, CN), Chen; Ting (Beijing, CN), Ran; Guangzhao (Beijing, CN), Chen; Weixi (Beijing, CN)
Title: Selective area metal bonding Si-based laser
Patent Number: 7,939,352

Inventors: Qiu; Songgang (Richland, WA), Augenblick; John E. (Richland, WA), Erbeznik; Raymond M. (Kennewick, WA)
Title: Reduced shedding regenerator and method
Patent Number: 7,219,712

Inventors: Qiu; Weiming (Wilmington, DE), Brown; Peter A (Wilmington, DE)
Title: Dielectric fluids comprising polyol esters
Patent Number: 9,028,727

Inventors: Quah; Chin Cheng (Penang, MY), Wong; Tong Shan (Penang, MY)
Title: Tape device
Patent Number: 9,027,624

Inventors: Quaranta; Paola Barbara (Castano Primo Milano, IT)
Title: Residential building complex
Patent Number: 7,937,898

Inventors: Quinn; Stephen F. (Eugene, OR)
Title: Intravascular stent grafts and methods for deploying the same
Patent Number: 7,220,274

Inventors: Rabinovitz; Elisha (Haifa, IL), Iddan; Gavriel J. (Haifa, IL)
Title: Device, system, and method for in-vivo analysis
Patent Number: 7,938,775

Inventors: Raeber; Olivia (Redwood City, CA), Gazit-Bornstein; Gadi (Cambridge, MA), Yang; Xiaodong (Palo Alto, CA), Cartlidge; Susan Ann (Macclesfield, GB), Tonge; David William (Macclesfield, GB)
Title: Insulin-like growth factor antibodies and uses thereof
Patent Number: 7,939,637

Inventors: Raghu; Ganesh (Edmonds, WA), Unwin; Douglas Harry (North Vancouver, CA), Maksumova; Lola (Delta, CA)
Title: Compositions and methods for treating fibroproliferative disorders
Patent Number: 9,029,385

Inventors: Rahman; Shariman Bin Abdul (Saitama, JP)
Title: Piezoelectric device
Patent Number: 9,030,081

Inventors: Rahul; Hariharan Shankar (Cambridge, MA), Kumar; Swarun Suresh (Cambridge, MA), Katabi; Dina (Cambridge, MA)
Title: Coherent transmission from distributed wireless transmitters
Patent Number: 9,031,180

Inventors: Raichlen; Steven (Miami, FL), Adams; Charles (Berkeley, CA)
Title: Wood chip soaker
Patent Number: 7,938,285

Inventors: Rains, Jr.; Jack C. (Herndon, VA), May; Don F. (Vienna, VA), Ramer; David P. (Reston, VA)
Title: Intelligent solid state lighting
Patent Number: 7,939,793

Inventors: Rains, Jr.; Jack C. (Herndon, VA), May; Don F. (Vienna, VA), Ramer; David P. (Reston, VA)
Title: Intelligent solid state lighting
Patent Number: 7,939,794

Inventors: Ralph; James D. (Seaside Park, NJ), Tatar; Stephen (Montville, NJ)
Title: Femoral ring loader
Patent Number: 7,938,837

Inventors: Ramamoorthi; Ramesh (Singagpore, SG)
Title: Self-aligning docking system for electronic device testing
Patent Number: 7,221,175

Inventors: Rancien; Sandrine (La Murette, FR), Mayade; Thierry (Saint-Beron, FR)
Title: Cover incorporating a radiofrequency identification device
Patent Number: 7,940,185

Inventors: Rao; Anuradha (Hopewell Junction, NY), Le Floc'h; Alain R. (Hopewell Junction, NY)
Title: Data synchronization
Patent Number: 9,031,905

Inventors: Rapp; Holger (Ditzingen, DE)
Title: Device for axially connecting an external pipe section to a coaxial peg or an internal pipe section that engages in said section
Patent Number: 7,938,455

Inventors: Rasmussen; Lone Kj.ae butted.r (Skodsborg, DK), Frandsen; Torben (Frederiksberg, DK), Rasmussen; Soren Kofoed (Roskilde, DK), Andersen; Peter Sejer (Vanlose, DK)
Title: Procedure for structural characterization of a recombinant polyclonal protein or a polyclonal cell line
Patent Number: 9,029,091

Inventors: Rasmussen; Robert (Henderson, NV)
Title: Two piece cast ferrous crown piston for internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 7,938,093

Inventors: Ratai; Daniel (Budapest, HU)
Title: Optical sensor
Patent Number: 9,029,746

Inventors: Rau; Ronald C. (Gringley-on-the-Hill, GB), Riise; Brian L. (San Ramon, CA), Stevens; Gary Christopher (Surrey, GB), Herman; Henryk (Surrey, GB)
Title: Method for improving the surface appearance and processing of plastics recovered from durable goods
Patent Number: 9,028,943

Inventors: Reed; Jeffrey B. (Austin, TX), Blomgren; James S. (Austin, TX), Glowka; Donald W. (Austin, TX), Olson; Timothy A. (Austin, TX), Rudwick; Thomas W. (Austin, TX)
Title: Physical realization of dynamic logic using parameterized tile partitioning
Patent Number: 7,219,326

Inventors: Reed; Keith (London, GB), Haines; Chris (London, GB)
Title: Mobile phone network optimisation systems
Patent Number: 7,941,136

Inventors: Regenfuss; Peter (Gottingen, DE), Streek; Andre (Annaberg-Buchholz, DE)
Title: Method and device for breaking up ore
Patent Number: 9,028,581

Inventors: Renke; David T. (Macomb, MI), Brownlie, Jr.; Gavin J. (Sterling Heights, MI)
Title: Window glass down stop stabilizer for a vehicle door
Patent Number: 7,937,894

Inventors: Repasky; John Michael (Allentown, PA)
Title: Ion transport membrane reactor systems and methods for producing synthesis gas
Patent Number: 9,028,720

Inventors: Rhee; Jong-Hun (Suwon-si, KR), Kim; Dong-Hee (Yongin-si, KR), Lee; Sang-Jin (Ansan-si, KR)
Title: Complex multiplexing transmission/reception apparatus and method in a wireless communication system
Patent Number: 7,940,739

Inventors: Rhetat; Eric Jacques (Dijon, FR), Roussard; Philippe (Is sur Tille, FR)
Title: Pressure cooker fitted with an information window
Patent Number: 9,027,468

Inventors: Rice; Michael R. (Pleasanton, CA), Englhardt; Eric A. (Palo Alto, CA), Shah; Vinay (San Francisco, CA), Elliott; Martin R. (Round Rock, TX), Lowrance; Robert B. (Los Gatos, CA), Hudgens; Jeffrey C. (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Systems and methods for transferring small lot size substrate carriers between processing tools
Patent Number: 7,221,993

Inventors: Rice; Robert R. (Simi Valley, CA), Shakir; Sami A. (Albuquerque, NM)
Title: Frequency scanned array control system
Patent Number: 7,221,499

Inventors: Richard; James G. (East Otis, MA)
Title: Outdoor light apparatus and assembly
Patent Number: 7,938,565

Inventors: Richter; Michael (Schalksmuehle, DE), Joergens; Stefan (Schalksmuehle, DE), Schuler; Ralf (Luedenscheid, DE), Ross; Andreas (Luedenscheid, DE)
Title: Connection box for solar panel
Patent Number: 7,939,754

Inventors: Ries; Uwe (Biberach, DE), Sieger; Peter (Mittelbiberach, DE)
Title: Enantiomeric pure beta agonists, manufacturing and use as a medicaments thereof
Patent Number: 7,939,658

Inventors: Ringgenberg; Paul D. (Frisco, TX), Maida, Jr.; John L. (Houston, TX)
Title: Distributed temperature sensing in deep water subsea tree completions
Patent Number: 7,938,178

Inventors: Robertson; Dan Eric (Belmont, MA), Ridley; Christian Perry (Acton, MA), Reppas; Nikos Basil (Brookline, MA), Harrison; Jacob Carter (Newtown, MA), Connor; Michael (Somerville, MA), Skraly; Frank Anthony (Watertown, MA)
Title: Photoalkanogens with increased productivity
Patent Number: 9,029,124

Inventors: Robichaux; Dicky J. (Houston, TX)
Title: Heave compensation system for hydraulic workover
Patent Number: 7,219,739

Inventors: Rodetsky; Roy (Brampton, CA), Rodetsky; Olga (Brampton, CA)
Title: Powered mobile lifting, gait training and omnidirectional rolling apparatus and method
Patent Number: 7,938,756

Inventors: Rodman; Jeffrey (San Francisco, CA), Drell; David (Austin, TX)
Title: Method and apparatus for wideband conferencing
Patent Number: 7,221,663

Inventors: Rodrigues De Oliveira; Carlos (Charlesvilles-Mezieres, FR)
Title: Method for manufacturing a bolting part, tool for implementing the method, and device for tightening and loosening such a bolting part
Patent Number: 9,028,334

Inventors: Roemer; Brian G. (Bridgewater, NJ), Prasa; Anthony Russell (High Bridge, NJ)
Title: Fishing rod carrier and holder device
Patent Number: 7,937,883

Inventors: Roemer; Mickey (Las Vegas, NV), Schultz; David B. (Henderson, NV)
Title: Gaming machine including a matching game
Patent Number: 7,938,401

Inventors: Roesler; Timothy Carl (Plainfield, IN)
Title: Gas turbine engine having dome panel assembly with bifurcated swirler flow
Patent Number: 9,027,350

Inventors: Rofougaran; Ahmadreza (Reza) (Newport Coast, CA)
Title: Wide bandwidth transceiver
Patent Number: 7,941,113

Inventors: Rogers; Austin (Austin, TX), Moody, II; William H. (Austin, TX), DeLine; Peter Anthony (Austin, TX)
Title: System, method and computer program product for controlling file migration in archiving systems
Patent Number: 9,031,912

Inventors: Rokni; Michal (Zichron Ya'akov, IL), Shechter; Revital Pery (Rishon Lezion, IL), Breskin; Ilan (Tel-Aviv, IL), Balberg; Michal (Jerusalem, IL), Metzger; Yaakov (Hod Hasharon, IL)
Title: Method and system for non-invasively monitoring fluid flow in a subject
Patent Number: 9,027,412

Inventors: Roland; Leonard A. (Portland, OR), Ullom; Kathleen F. (West Linn, OR), Pollock; Ira G. (Hillsboro, OR), Spinar; James E. (Clackamas, OR)
Title: Probe with printed tip
Patent Number: 7,940,067

Inventors: Roman; Justin (Menlo Park, CA), Rockwell; Martin G. (Sherwood, OR)
Title: Measurement of fluid continuity in a fluid carrying member
Patent Number: 7,219,974

Inventors: Romano; James P. (Syracuse, NY)
Title: Apparatus and method for generating numbers
Patent Number: 9,028,320

Inventors: Rong; Ruowen (Holliston, MA), Chen; Lingrong (Shrewbury, MA), Fu; Gang (Shrewsbury, MA)
Title: Method and system for providing network based transaction metrics
Patent Number: 9,031,903

Inventors: Roohparvar; Frankie F. (Milpitas, CA)
Title: Non-volatile memory device with erase address register
Patent Number: 7,221,593

Inventors: Roser; Bruce Joseph (Cambridgeshire, GB)
Title: Dried blood factor composition comprising trehalose
Patent Number: 7,220,836

Inventors: Ross; Allan L. (San Diego, CA), McWhirter; William D. (Mason, OH), Weaver; John S. (Cincinatti, OH), Jordan; Paul R. (Blanchester, OH), DeBolt; Arthur (Los Alamitos, CA)
Title: Wireless wastewater system monitoring apparatus and method of use
Patent Number: 7,221,282

Inventors: Rossano; Anthony (Seattle, WA), Citron; James (Santa Monica, CA), Schifman; Norman (Pacific Palisades, CA)
Title: Methods and systems for transmitting video messages to mobile communication devices
Patent Number: 9,030,521

Inventors: Rota; Paul A. (Decatur, GA), Anderson; Larry J. (Atlanta, GA), Bellini; William J. (Lilburn, GA), Burns; Cara Carthel (Avondale Estates, GA), Campagnoli; Raymond (Decatur, GA), Chen; Qi (Marietta, GA), Comer; James A. (Decatur, GA), Emery; Shannon L. (Lusaka, ZM), Erdman; Dean D. (Decatur, GA), Goldsmith; Cynthia S. (Lilburn, GA), Humphrey; Charles D. (Lilburn, GA), Icenogle; Joseph P. (Atlanta, GA), Ksiazek; Thomas G. (Lilburn, GA), Monroe; Stephan S. (Decatur, GA), Nix; William Allan (Bethlehem, GA), Oberste; M. Steven (Lilburn, GA), Peret; Teresa C. T. (Atlanta, GA), Rollin; Pierre E. (Lilburn, GA), Pallansch; Mark A. (Lilburn, GA), Sanchez; Anthony (Lilburn, GA), Tong; Suxiang (Alpharetta, GA), Zaki; Sherif R. (Atlanta, GA)
Title: Coronavirus isolated from humans
Patent Number: 7,220,852

Inventors: Rothman; Michael A. (Gig Harbor, WA), Zimmer; Vincent J. (Federal Way, WA)
Title: Compressing a firmware image
Patent Number: 7,222,258

Inventors: Rowen; John B. (Southborough, MA)
Title: Fire and smoke suppressing surface for substrates
Patent Number: 9,028,633

Inventors: Roy; Radhika R. (Howell, NJ)
Title: Real-time multimedia conferencing over an ATM network using an intelligent ATM cable modem and hybrid fiber-coax access
Patent Number: 7,940,703

Inventors: Rozenberg; Boris (Beer Sheva, IL), Gudes; Ehud (Beer Sheva, IL), Elovici; Yuval (Moshav Arugot, IL)
Title: Distributed system and method for the detection of eThreats
Patent Number: 7,941,853

Inventors: Ruan; Jianping (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Nitroimidazole-amino acid hypoxia contrast medium, preparation method and use thereof
Patent Number: 9,028,799

Inventors: Rubinstein; Scott A. (League City, TX), Donnell; Ben A. (Missouri City, TX)
Title: Cable splice protector
Patent Number: 7,220,067

Inventors: Ruckerbauer; Hermann (Moos, DE), Schamberger; Florian (Bad Reichenhall, DE)
Title: Method for repairing hardware faults in memory chips
Patent Number: 7,222,271

Inventors: Rummel; Kerrin A. (Richardson, TX), Schaefer; Gregory (McKinney, TX), Chen; Kevin W. (McKinney, TX), Allen; Brandon H. (Wylie, TX), Weissman; Daniel J. (Allen, TX)
Title: Remote cooling of a phased array antenna
Patent Number: 7,940,524

Inventors: Rupp; Steffen (Stuttgart, DE), Johannes; Franz-Josef (Leonberg, DE), Sohn; Kai (Schwabisch-Gmund, DE)
Title: Hyphen-specific factors from Candida albicans
Patent Number: 7,220,574

Inventors: Russell; Bruce M. (Howell, NJ)
Title: Toothbrush
Patent Number: 7,937,795

Inventors: Rytlewski; Gary (League City, TX)
Title: Packer
Patent Number: 7,938,192

Inventors: Ryu; Je-Ha (Gwangju, KR), Kim; Yeong-Mi (Gwangju, KR)
Title: Method for expressing haptic information using control information, and system for transmitting haptic information
Patent Number: 9,030,305

Inventors: Sadakane; Kenichi (Kitakyushu, JP), Hamao; Toshikazu (Kitakyushu, JP), Matsuzaki; Mitsuhiro (Kitakyushu, JP)
Title: Canned linear motor armature and canned linear motor
Patent Number: 7,939,973

Inventors: Sadegh; Ali M. (Franklin Lakes, NJ), Wolberg; George (Woodmere, NY)
Title: Page turner with moving page retaining arms and method of operation
Patent Number: 7,939,739

Inventors: Saha; Badal C. (Peoria, IL)
Title: Bio-based method for making mannitol
Patent Number: 7,939,308

Inventors: Saito; Atsushi (Saitama, JP), Kimura; Akira (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Work transfer apparatus
Patent Number: 7,219,785

Inventors: Saito; Nobuyoshi (Tokyo, JP), Ueda; Tomomasa (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Yonehara; Toshiya (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Yamaguchi; Hajime (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Miura; Kentaro (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Nakano; Shintaro (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Sakano; Tatsunori (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Display device
Patent Number: 9,029,853

Inventors: Saito; Wataru (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Fujimoto; Hidetoshi (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Noda; Takao (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Saito; Yasunobu (Tokyo, JP), Nitta; Tomohiro (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Nitride semiconductor device
Patent Number: 9,029,915

Inventors: Saito; Yoshiaki (Ichihara, JP), Sugawara; Minoru (Ichihara, JP), Goda; Hirofumi (Ichihara, JP), Suga; Takeharu (Higashihiroshima, JP), Okamura; Masaharu (Higashihiroshima, JP), Sakai; Toshifumi (Higashihiroshima, JP)
Title: Process for producing sound absorber and produced by the process, sound absorber and sound absorbing structure
Patent Number: 7,938,228

Inventors: Saito; Yuka (Kanagawa, JP), Matsumoto; Yutaka (Saitama, JP), Shindo; Nobuhiro (Tokyo, JP), Masui; Daisuke (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Medium feed control in an image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 7,938,392

Inventors: Sakaguchi; Akihiko (Tachikawa, JP), Liu; Fuming (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Volume selection method and information processing system
Patent Number: 7,941,625

Inventors: Sakai; Kenichiro (Tokyo, JP), Kimata; Koji (Aichi, JP), Shinomiya; Kenichi (Tokyo, JP), Watanabe; Hideto (Aichi, JP)
Title: Chondroitin sulfate synthesis promoter
Patent Number: 7,939,065

Inventors: Sakai; Takahiro (Tokyo, JP), Yamanaka; Toshiki (Shizuoka, JP), Yamada; Hiroshi (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Mounting structure of flexible printed circuit board and sliding-type electronic device
Patent Number: 9,030,834

Inventors: Sakamoto; Yoshio (Hachiouji, JP)
Title: Diaphragm structure of light-sound converter
Patent Number: 7,221,875

Inventors: Sakashita; Mototada (Tokyo, JP), Morishita; Satoshi (Tokyo, JP), Matsui; Yoshinori (Tokyo, JP), Matsubara; Yasushi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device that can adjust propagation time of internal clock signal
Patent Number: 9,030,245

Inventors: Salguero; Tina T. (West Hills, CA), Hicks-Garner; Jocelyn (Venice, CA), Soukiazian; Souren (Burbank, CA)
Title: Methods and apparatus for increasing biofilm formation and power output in microbial fuel cells
Patent Number: 9,029,025

Inventors: Salman; Majeed D. (Redmond, WA), Engstrom; G. Eric (Kirkland, WA), Zatloukal; Peter (Kirkland, WA)
Title: Shared input key method and apparatus
Patent Number: 9,030,415

Inventors: Salo; Rodney W. (Fridley, MN), Shuros; Allan C. (St. Paul, MN), Baynham; Tamara Colette (Blaine, MN)
Title: Method and device for treating myocardial ischemia
Patent Number: 7,941,216

Inventors: Salzmann; Philip E. (Cardiff, CA), Harootunian; Alec T. (San Diego, CA), Emery; Michael P. (Santee, CA), Flores; Javier H. (San Diego, CA), Bennett; Todd N. (Philadelphia, PA), Vuong; Minh (San Diego, CA)
Title: Sensor for levels of conductive liquids
Patent Number: 7,219,545

Inventors: Sammohi; Rahul Manorajan (Pune, IN), Malewar; Nikhil Prabhakar (Pune, IN), Avachat; Makarand Krishnakumar (Pune, IN)
Title: Controlled release pharmaceutical compositions of pregabalin
Patent Number: 9,028,865

Inventors: Sammut; Dennis J. (San Francisco, CA), Buell; Dickinson (Hayward, CA), Chao; Lawrence (Oakland, CA)
Title: Apparatus and method for calculating aiming point information
Patent Number: 7,937,878

Inventors: Sampath; Ashwin (San Diego, CA)
Title: Efficient partitioning of control and data fields
Patent Number: 7,940,687

Inventors: Sampath; Parthasarathy (Bangalore, IN), Choudhary; Vikas (Bangalore, IN)
Title: High speed phase frequency detector
Patent Number: 7,940,088

Inventors: Samson; Eric C. (Folsom, CA), Navale; Aditya (El Dorado Hills, CA)
Title: Dynamic power control for reducing voltage level of graphics controller component of memory controller based on its degree of idleness
Patent Number: 7,222,253

Inventors: SanCartier; Joseph Darcy (Hugo, MN)
Title: Stowable motorcycle cover
Patent Number: 9,027,995

Inventors: Sang; Jochen (Kirchheim/Teck, DE), Knoop; Andreas (Esslingen, DE)
Title: Fuel cell system with variable Coanda amplifiers for gas recirculation and system pressure regulation
Patent Number: 9,028,991

Inventors: Santou; Moriyuki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Delay value adjusting method and semiconductor integrated circuit
Patent Number: 7,221,214

Inventors: Saravanane; Radjendirane (Pondicherry, IN), Ramasamy; Senravan (Folsom, CA), Pillai; Sankarakumara Sivaramakrishna (Chennai, IN)
Title: Container assembly
Patent Number: 7,938,258

Inventors: Sargent; Edward Hartley (Toronto, CA)
Title: Quantum dot photo-field-effect transistor
Patent Number: 9,030,189

Inventors: Sasaki; Hitoshi (Nagasaki, JP), Kurosaki; Tomoaki (Nagasaki, JP), Kitahara; Takashi (Nagasaki, JP), To; Hideto (Nagasaki, JP), Yui; Katsuyuki (Nagasaki, JP), Hirayama; Kenji (Nagasaki, JP), Morita; Kouichi (Nagasaki, JP), Mukai; Takahiro (Kobe, JP), Magata; Yasuhiro (Hamamatsu, JP), Ogawa; Mikako (Hamamatsu, JP), Sano; Kohei (North Bethesda, MD)
Title: Composite body for antigen or drug delivery
Patent Number: 9,028,797

Inventors: Sasaki; Michihiko (Hamamatsu, JP)
Title: String-instrument type electronic musical instrument
Patent Number: 7,220,906

Inventors: Sasaki; Mitsuru (Hyogo, JP)
Title: In-vehicle digital broadcast reception apparatus
Patent Number: 7,221,358

Inventors: Sasaki; Takashi (Kobe, JP), Tarao; Toshiyuki (Kobe, JP), Okabe; Satoko (Kobe, JP)
Title: Ionomer composition for golf ball and golf ball using the same
Patent Number: 7,938,743

Inventors: Sasaki; Takeshi (Tokyo, JP), Iida; Junichi (Kawasaki, JP), Matsushita; Shingo (Tokyo, JP), Saito; Satoshi (Kawasaki, JP), Okamoto; Ikuhisa (Sagamihara, JP)
Title: Booklet stacker, ring-binding device, ring-binding system, and booklet stacking method
Patent Number: 9,028,189

Inventors: Sashida; Nobuo (Sagmihara, JP), Saito; Kazushige (Yokohama, JP), Hata; Kazuhiko (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Transmission apparatus and transmission apparatus control method
Patent Number: 9,032,257

Inventors: Satake; Tohru (Chigasaki, JP), Noji; Nobuharu (Zushi, JP), Hatakeyama; Masahiro (Fujisawa, JP), Watanabe; Kenji (Hiratsuka, JP)
Title: Method and apparatus for repairing shape, and method for manufacturing semiconductor device using those
Patent Number: 7,220,604

Inventors: Sato; Fuyuta (Fukuoka, JP)
Title: Communication device, reception data length determination method, multiple determination circuit, and recording medium
Patent Number: 9,032,008

Inventors: Sato; Genta (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: X-ray source, X-ray imaging apparatus, and X-ray computed tomography imaging system
Patent Number: 9,031,201

Inventors: Sato; Junji (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image formation apparatus
Patent Number: 9,031,435

Inventors: Sato; Mamoru (Tokyo, JP), Yamakawa; Tadashi (Yokohama, JP), Akiba; Yoshiyuki (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Apparatus and method for controlling a camera connected to a network
Patent Number: 7,219,365

Inventors: Sato; Shunichi (Miyagi, JP), Takahashi; Takashi (Miyagi, JP), Jikutani; Naoto (Kanagawa, JP), Kaminishi; Morimasa (Miyagi, JP), Itoh; Akihiro (Miyagi, JP)
Title: Vertical-cavity, surface-emission type laser diode and fabrication process thereof
Patent Number: 7,940,827

Inventors: Sato; Takashi (Kanagawa-Ken, JP)
Title: Emergency core cooling system
Patent Number: 9,031,183

Inventors: Satoh; Andrea Yuki (Holt, MI), Masten; Susan J. (Ancaseter, CA), Trosko; James (Okemos, MI)
Title: Hydroxyl radical detection
Patent Number: 7,939,340

Inventors: Satou; Kazuyuki (Yokohama, JP), Ohma; Atsushi (Yokohama, JP), Ono; Yoshitaka (Yokohama, JP), Iden; Hiroshi (Yokosuka, JP), Sakai; Kei (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Gas diffusion electrode and production method for same; membrane electrode assembly and production method for same
Patent Number: 9,029,045

Inventors: Sauciuc; Ioan (Phoenix, AZ), Scott; Ward (Chandler, AZ)
Title: Electrically conductive fluid interconnects for integrated circuit devices
Patent Number: 7,939,945

Inventors: Sauer; David (San Diego, CA), Kaplan; Diego (San Diego, CA)
Title: Messaging system for mobile communication
Patent Number: 7,221,933

Inventors: Sawada; Takanori (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Variable valve timing control system of internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 7,219,636

Inventors: Sawhney; Amarpreet S. (Lexington, MA), Spiridigliozzi; John (Boston, MA)
Title: Methods and apparatus for intraluminal deposition of hydrogels
Patent Number: 7,220,270

Inventors: Scarfogliero; Umberto (Lucca, IT), Quaglia; Claudio (Pontedera, IT), Piccigallo; Marco (Pisa, IT), Tognarelli; Selene (Montignoso, IT), Valdastri; Pietro (Leghorn, IT), Menciassi; Arianna (Pontedera, IT), Dario; Paolo (Leghorn, IT)
Title: Robotic apparatus for minimally invasive surgery
Patent Number: 9,028,468

Inventors: Schantz; Hans Gregory (Huntsville, AL), Schantz; Barbara McNew (Hampton Cove, AL), Gabig; Jerome Sylvester (Brownsboro, AL)
Title: Tag-along microsensor device and method
Patent Number: 7,221,323

Inventors: Schedler; Bertram (Reutte, AT), Huber; Thomas (Breitenwang, AT), Zabernig; Anton (Reutte, AT), Scheiber; Karlheinz (Breitenwang, AT), Schedle; Dietmar (Reutte, AT), Friedrich; Thomas (Halblech, DE), Friedle; Hans-Dieter (Haselgehr, AT), Mair; Sandra (Reutte, AT), Worle; Nadine (Musau, AT)
Title: First-wall component with tube segment
Patent Number: 7,940,880

Inventors: Scheetz; Derek R. (Dublin, OH)
Title: Variable resonation chamber valve
Patent Number: 7,938,227

Inventors: Schellenger; Norman D. (Midlothian, VA), Maichle; William R. (Lowell, NC), Whatley, Jr.; Carl L. (Montgomery, AL), Reiner; Giorgio (Como, IT), Reiner; Alberto (Como, IT)
Title: Blister packaging for acute pain regimens
Patent Number: 7,939,561

Inventors: Scheuerlein; Roy E. (Cupertino, CA), Cernea; Raul-Adrian (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Three dimensional non-volatile storage with dual layers of select devices
Patent Number: 9,030,859

Inventors: Schine; Bruce A. (San Leandro, CA), Agnew; Gerald P. (Waukesha, WI), Kallaos; Christopher (Ballwin, MO), Mereddy; Sujay Kumar (Pleasanton, CA), Tomalenas; Paul A. (Alamo, CA), Smith; Steven P. (Roscoe, IL), Schaefers; David J. (Aurora, IL)
Title: Architecture for optical metro ethernet service level agreement (SLA) management
Patent Number: 7,940,677

Inventors: Schlegel; Andreas (Langnau am Albis, CH), Weilenmann; Urs (Zurich, CH), Fritschi; Andreas (Willmis, CH)
Title: Device used as a climbing aid
Patent Number: 7,938,432

Inventors: Schmidt; Brian L. (Forest Lake, MN), O'Phelan; Michael J. (Oakdale, MN), Krautkramer; Michael (Philadelphia, PA), Sherwood; Gregory J. (North Oaks, MN), Barr; A. Gordon (Burnsville, MN)
Title: Implantable medical device with a capacitor that includes stacked anode and cathode foils
Patent Number: 7,221,556

Inventors: Schmidt; David (Cambridge, CA)
Title: Community-based method and system for creating and subscribing to dynamic push channels
Patent Number: 7,941,497

Inventors: Schmidt; Dorn (Park City, UT), Wilson; Brad (Park City, UT)
Title: Ambient reflectivity absorption system for identifying precious or semi-precious materials and associated methods
Patent Number: 9,030,551

Inventors: Schmitz; Jean-Claude (Heisdorf, LU), Roderes; Privat (Arlon, BE)
Title: Tap assembly for a liquid vessel having an overfill protection device and a float controlled magnetic level gauge
Patent Number: 7,219,686

Inventors: Schneider; Thomas (Tettnang, DE), Firzlaff; Uwe (Uhldingen, DE), Schmidberger; Franz (Meckenbeuren, DE), Hoher; Markus (Tettnang, DE)
Title: Vehicular transmission with power take-off unit
Patent Number: 9,027,440

Inventors: Schober; Thomas (Ermatingen, CH), Geiser; Peter (Matzingen, CH)
Title: Apparatus for feeding print products in a conveyed flow to a processing device
Patent Number: 7,938,391

Inventors: Scholz; Hans (Berlin, DE), Kruger; Ulf (Berlin, DE), Settmacher; Utz (Berlin, DE)
Title: Flanged graft for end-to-side anastomosis
Patent Number: 9,028,539

Inventors: Schonemann; Hans (Newburyport, MA), Waibel; Brian J. (Kenneth Square, PA), Krukonis; Val (Lexington, MA)
Title: Energy efficient method and apparatus for the extraction of lower alcohols from dilute aqueous solution
Patent Number: 9,029,615

Inventors: Schrock; Ed A. (Boise, ID)
Title: Methods for epoxy loc die attachment
Patent Number: 7,220,616

Inventors: Schultze; Stephan (Lohr am Main, DE)
Title: Method for data transmission via data networks
Patent Number: 7,940,803

Inventors: Schulz-Harder; Jurgen (Lauf, DE), Meyer; Andreas (Wenzenbach, DE)
Title: Electrical module
Patent Number: 7,940,526

Inventors: Schulze; Steffen (Sherwood, OR), Haffner; Henning (Dresden, DE)
Title: Method of inspecting a mask or reticle for detecting a defect, and mask or reticle inspection system
Patent Number: 7,221,788

Inventors: Schwartzman; Alejandro (San Jose, CA), Lafferty; Paul (Hayward, CA), Zhu; Weiliang (San Jose, CA), Finan; Timothy (Milford, NH)
Title: Methods and apparatus for determining transmission power levels
Patent Number: 7,221,712

Inventors: Schwindt; Randy (New Milford, CT)
Title: Probe holder for testing of a test device
Patent Number: 7,221,174

Inventors: Scorvo; Sean Kristofer (Beaverton, OR), Stull; Edward L. (Brookeville, MD)
Title: Identification breach detection
Patent Number: 9,032,531

Inventors: Scott; Andrew Maxwell (Worcestershire, GB), McNie; Mark Edward (Worcestershire, GB), Brunson; Kevin Michael (Worcestershire, GB)
Title: Optical modulation
Patent Number: 7,940,446

Inventors: Scott; Christopher (Belfast, IE), Burden; Roberta (Belfast, IE), Olwill; Shane (Belfast, IE), Walker; Brian (Belfast, IE), Johnston; Jim (Belfast, IE)
Title: Antibody and uses thereof
Patent Number: 7,939,642

Inventors: Scott; Richard (Indianapolis, IN)
Title: Window covering system
Patent Number: 9,027,293

Inventors: Seare; Jerry G. (Sandy, UT), Smith-Wilson; Patricia A. (Herriman, UT), Van Wagoner; Kurt (Centerville, UT), Mattey; Jean Andrea (Westlake, OH), Snyder; Eileen K. (Sandy, UT), Wahlstrom; Candace C. (Twin Falls, ID), Willis; Michelle (Sandy, UT), Bentley; Matthew R. (South Jordan, UT)
Title: Method and system for generating statistically-based medical provider utilization profiles
Patent Number: 7,222,079

Inventors: Sedlak; Brian (Highlands Ranch, CO), Lemmons; Thomas (Evergreen, CO), Rasmussen; Gary (Parker, CO), Zenoni; Ian (Highlands Ranch, CO), Huber; Thomas (Arvada, CO)
Title: System and method for transmitting content items
Patent Number: 9,032,088

Inventors: Segawa; Terutsugu (Osaka, JP), Sanada; Minoru (Osaka, JP)
Title: Method and apparatus for wafer level burn-in
Patent Number: 7,940,064

Inventors: Seibert; Claus (Heidelberg, DE)
Title: Method of protecting a laser against damage caused by undesired incident light in a resonator
Patent Number: 7,940,820

Inventors: Seiler; Karen (Mansfield, TX)
Title: Sleeves accessory
Patent Number: 9,027,164

Inventors: Senes; Mathieu Xavier (Oxford, GB), Berryman-Bousquet; Valerie (Chipping Norton, GB)
Title: Multi-quantum well LED structure with varied barrier layer composition
Patent Number: 9,029,830

Inventors: Seo; Dong Youn (Anyang-si, KR), Kim; Min Gyu (Anyang-si, KR), Yang; Suck Chel (Anyang-si, KR), Ahn; Joon Kui (Anyang-si, KR)
Title: Apparatus and method for transmitting uplink control information in a multiple carrier system
Patent Number: 9,030,957

Inventors: Sera; Hiroshi (Chino, JP), Miyata; Takashi (Suwa, JP)
Title: Photomask, semiconductor device, and method for manufacturing semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,939,229

Inventors: Serotta; William (Tampa, FL), Serotta; Brandy (Tampa, FL)
Title: Adjustable bracket for holding auxiliary equipment for televisions
Patent Number: 9,027,766

Inventors: Seto; Masami (Osaka, JP)
Title: Paper basis weight sensing device and method, and image forming apparatus incorporating same
Patent Number: 9,028,058

Inventors: Severac; Romain (Moisson, FR), Ibos; Agnes (Levallois-Peret, FR), Heuze; Lamia (Bonnieres sur Seine, FR), Laloux-Walther; Renaud (Neauphle le Chateau, FR)
Title: Fluoropolymer
Patent Number: 9,029,471

Inventors: Seyffert; Casparus Jan Hendrik (Solvang, CA)
Title: Pressurized dual fluid jet system
Patent Number: 9,028,298

Inventors: Shabat; Roni (Kfar Yehezkel, IL)
Title: Device, system and method for in-situ drill guide sleeve orientation
Patent Number: 9,028,252

Inventors: Shaffer; Michael S. (Lynnfield, MA), Thaker; Himanshu Mahendra (Summit, NJ), Webb, III; Charles Albert (Rumson, NJ), Wu; Lesley Jen-Yuan (Parsippany, NJ)
Title: Communications system with symmetrical interfaces and associated methods
Patent Number: 7,940,808

Inventors: Shah; Keyur C. (San Diego, CA), Guo; Hongshi (San Diego, CA), Dyck; Jeff (San Diego, CA), Babbar; Uppinder Singh (San Diego, CA)
Title: Host-based quality of service for wireless communications
Patent Number: 9,030,934

Inventors: Shah; Shalin N. (Hughesville, MD)
Title: Exercise device
Patent Number: 9,028,378

Inventors: Shah; Tilak M. (Cary, NC)
Title: Inflatable dual balloon catheter
Patent Number: 7,220,252

Inventors: Shahar; Yuval (Omer, IL), Shabtai; Assaf (Carme Yosef, IL), Tahan; Gil (Omer, IL), Elovici; Yuval (Moshav Arugot, IL)
Title: Architecture for identifying electronic threat patterns
Patent Number: 7,941,851

Inventors: Shaheen; Kamel M (King of Prussia, PA), Shahrier; Sharif M (King of Prussia, PA)
Title: Bi-directional and reverse directional resource reservation setup protocol
Patent Number: 9,030,933

Inventors: Shakuda; Yukio (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Nitride semiconductor light emitting device
Patent Number: 7,939,833

Inventors: Shan; Guangyu (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Mobile terminal for multi-party call and multi-party call method
Patent Number: 9,031,542

Inventors: Shapiro; Dale F. (Chagrin Falls, OH), Bohinc, Jr.; Jerry (Gate Mills, OH)
Title: Method and apparatus for detection of radioactive material
Patent Number: 7,220,967

Inventors: Shapland; James Edward (Vadnais Heights, MN), Walsh; Robert G. (Lakeville, MN), Dockter; John David (Brooklyn Center, MN), Vanden Hoek; John C. (Elk River, MN)
Title: Cardiac disease treatment and device
Patent Number: 7,938,768

Inventors: Sharan; Santosh (Acton, MA), Dodgson; Graham (Buckinghamshire, GB)
Title: Data entry system and method of entering data
Patent Number: 9,030,416

Inventors: Sharer; Peter J. (Ellicott City, MD)
Title: Method for deploying multiple spacecraft
Patent Number: 7,219,858

Inventors: Sharma; Rakesh (Austin, TX), Vallabhaneni; Vasu (Austin, TX)
Title: Method and apparatus for a secure network install
Patent Number: 7,941,509

Inventors: Sharon; Eran (Rishon Lezion, IL), Alrod; Idan (Herzliya, IL), Litsyn; Simon (Givat Shmuel, IL)
Title: Systems and methods of storing data
Patent Number: 9,032,269

Inventors: Sharpe; Jonathan C. (Hamilton, NZ), Schaare; Peter N. (Hamilton, NZ)
Title: Optical apparatus
Patent Number: 7,221,453

Inventors: Shea; Ming-Ho (Hong Kong, HK)
Title: Pallet and pallet support thereof
Patent Number: 7,938,070

Inventors: Sheehan; Robert K. (Cincinnati, OH), Witsman, Jr.; Wayne E. (Bellevue, OH)
Title: Clip-on electrical conduit connector
Patent Number: 7,220,923

Inventors: Shepley, Jr.; Joseph M. (Concord, NC), Powers; William J. (Greenville, SC)
Title: Knitted velcro sleeve
Patent Number: 9,027,367

Inventors: Sherrets; Doug (Palo Alto, CA), Mittal; Alex (Cambridge, MA)
Title: System for targeting third party content to users based on social networks
Patent Number: 7,941,535

Inventors: Shi; Genbin (Frederick, MD), Shaw; Gary X. (North Potomac, MD), Ji; Xinhua (Frederick, MD)
Title: Linked purine pterin HPPK inhibitors useful as antibacterial agents
Patent Number: 9,029,344

Inventors: Shida; Naomi (Tokyo, JP), Todori; Kenji (Yokohama, JP), Mori; Shigehiko (Kawasaki, JP), Yamada; Ko (Yokohama, JP), Yamagiwa; Masakazu (Tokyo, JP), Yoshimura; Reiko (Kawasaki, JP), Hotta; Yasuyuki (Tokyo, JP), Tada; Tsukasa (Tokyo, JP), Kashiwagi; Hiroyuki (Fujisawa, JP), Yoneda; Ikuo (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Near-field exposure mask, resist pattern forming method, device manufacturing method, near-field exposure method, pattern forming method, near-field optical lithography member, and near-field nanoimprint method
Patent Number: 9,029,047

Inventors: Shiga; Akio (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Terminal device configured to run a plurality of functions in parallel including an audio-related function, and control program thereof
Patent Number: 9,032,313

Inventors: Shima; Hisato (Kanagawa, JP), Komuro; Teruyoshi (Kanagawa, JP), Kawamura; Harumi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Digital recording apparatus and copyright protection method thereof
Patent Number: 7,221,853

Inventors: Shimada; Takuya (Kawasaki, JP), Sugimura; Shinobu (Yokohama, JP), Kamata; Yoshiyuki (Tokyo, JP), Sakurai; Masatoshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing stamper
Patent Number: 7,938,978

Inventors: Shimao; Satoshi (Aichi, JP), Takahashi; Katsunori (Tokyo, JP), Tamaki; Kenji (Saitama, JP), Hayashi; Kenichi (Tokyo, JP), Izumiya; Yumiko (Tokyo, JP), Yoshimura; Kazutoshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Gloss processing apparatus
Patent Number: 9,031,429

Inventors: Shimizu; Nobuyoshi (Shinagawa, JP), Kondoh; Koichi (Shinagawa, JP), Hirota; Shiro (Shinagawa, JP), Endo; Norio (Shinagawa, JP)
Title: Coordinate detecting device and method
Patent Number: 7,940,063

Inventors: Shimizu; Takafumi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Electronic apparatus for memory allocation and reorganization
Patent Number: 9,032,178

Inventors: Shimizu; Yasushi (Narashino, JP)
Title: Printing control apparatus and printing control method
Patent Number: 9,030,705

Inventors: Shimohira; Yoshihiko (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer readable recording medium for print control
Patent Number: 9,030,709

Inventors: Shimomaki; Shinichi (Akishima, JP)
Title: Liquid crystal display device and driving control method thereof
Patent Number: 7,221,344

Inventors: Shin; Jinhyouk (Changwon-si, KR), Lee; MoonKap (Changwon-si, KR), Oh; Junggeun (Changwon-si, KR), Kim; Jeonggyu (Changwon-si, KR)
Title: Product having functional layer and method for fabricating the same
Patent Number: 9,028,925

Inventors: Shiode; Yoshihiro (Utsunomiya, JP), Miura; Seiya (Utsunomiya, JP)
Title: Exposure method and apparatus
Patent Number: 7,221,434

Inventors: Shioga; Takeshi (Kawasaki, JP), Ishizuki; Yoshikatsu (Kawasaki, JP), Baniecki; John David (Kawasaki, JP), Kurihara; Kazuaki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Interposer and electronic device fabrication method
Patent Number: 7,937,830

Inventors: Shioga; Takeshi (Kawasaki, JP), Kurihara; Kazuaki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Capacitor and electronic substrate including the same
Patent Number: 7,940,516

Inventors: Shiomiya; Ken (Utsunomiya, JP)
Title: Remote control unit storage device
Patent Number: 7,219,943

Inventors: Shiozawa; Akinori (Yokohama, JP), Minabe; Kouji (Hitachiota, JP), Uemura; Kazunori (Ebina, JP)
Title: Optical disk apparatus and tilt control method thereof
Patent Number: 7,940,616

Inventors: Shiraishi; Emiko (Tokyo, JP), Enoki; Shigekazu (Kawasaki, JP), Yura; Jun (Yokohama, JP), Suzuki; Hirokatsu (Zama, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus including a cleaner-less image carrier cleaning system
Patent Number: 7,941,075

Inventors: Shiraishi; Fumiko (Ashigara-kami-gun, JP), Ichikawa; Yasunori (Ashigara-kami-gun, JP), Fujiwara; Takayuki (Minami-ashigara, JP), Nagasawa; Hideharu (Ashigara-kami-gun, JP), Takahashi; Kazunori (Ashigara-kami-gun, JP)
Title: Method and tool for collecting blood plasma
Patent Number: 7,939,034

Inventors: Shirani; Ramin (Morgan Hill, CA)
Title: Low-power low-voltage multi-level variable-resistor line driver
Patent Number: 7,221,196

Inventors: Shirota; Koromo (Kawasaki, JP), Ozaki; Teruo (Yokohama, JP), Kubota; Masahiko (Tokyo, JP), Katsuragi; Ryuji (Tokyo, JP), Kanda; Hidehiko (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Ink jet head substrate having heat generating resistor and ink jet head and recording method using same
Patent Number: 7,219,971

Inventors: Shishido; Yukio (Kanagawa, JP), Kawashima; Tetsuji (Kanagawa, JP), Kawakami; Hiro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Recording medium, recording apparatus and recording method
Patent Number: 7,940,636

Inventors: Shodo; Kenzo (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Vision regeneration assisting apparatus
Patent Number: 7,941,222

Inventors: Shoji; Ryuhei (Mishima, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus with spectral data detection unit
Patent Number: 9,031,431

Inventors: Shorr; Robert (Edison, NJ), Rodriguez; Robert (West Windsor, NJ)
Title: Pharmaceutical and diagnostic compositions containing nanoparticles useful for treating targeted tissues and cells
Patent Number: 7,220,428

Inventors: Shukla; Amit (Sunnyvale, CA), Boddapati; Suresh (Union City, CA)
Title: Methods and apparatus to route fibre channel frames using reduced forwarding state on an FCOE-to-FC gateway
Patent Number: 9,031,072

Inventors: Sibert; W. Olin (Lexington, MA)
Title: Systems and methods for protecting data secrecy and integrity
Patent Number: 7,940,928

Inventors: Sichi; John V. (Half Moon Bay, CA), Chow; Benny T. (Fremont, CA), Agashe; Vishwas S. (San Ramon, CA), Kadam; Chetan R. (San Francisco, CA), Tran; Quoc T. (Mountain View, CA), Rudin; Ken M. (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Autopropagation of business intelligence metadata
Patent Number: 7,941,398

Inventors: Siessegger; Bernhard (Munchen, DE)
Title: Circuit for operating high-pressure discharge lamps
Patent Number: 7,221,103

Inventors: Siewert; Piotr (Nussbaumen, CH), Lachner; Rudolf (Attenkirchen, DE)
Title: Combustion chamber and method for damping pulsations
Patent Number: 9,028,247

Inventors: Silverbrook; Kia (Balmain, AU)
Title: Method for forming a microelectromechanical fluid ejection device
Patent Number: 7,219,429

Inventors: Silverbrook; Kia (Balmain, AU)
Title: Device for image capture and processing
Patent Number: 7,221,867

Inventors: Silverbrook; Kia (Balmain, AU), King; Tobin Allen (Balmain, AU)
Title: Mobile phone with printer and media feed path defined through mobile phone
Patent Number: 7,940,401

Inventors: Silverbrook; Kia (Balmain, AU), Nakazawa; Akira (Balmain, AU), Hibbard; Christopher (Balmain, AU), Mackey; Paul Ian (Balmain, AU), Berry; Norman Micheal (Balmain, AU), Jackson; Garry Raymond (Balmain, AU)
Title: Refill unit for refilling one of a number of ink compartments
Patent Number: 7,938,519

Inventors: Silverman; Yvonne M. (Melbourne Beach, FL), Silverman; Robert J. (Melbourne Beach, FL)
Title: Breast shaping and lifting support garment
Patent Number: 7,938,710

Inventors: Simka; Harsono (Saratoga, CA), Dominguez; Juan (Hillsboro, OR), Johnston; Steven (Portland, OR), Lavoie; Adrien (St. Hellens, OR), O'Brien; Kevin (Portland, OR)
Title: Organometallic precursors for the chemical phase deposition of metal films in interconnect applications
Patent Number: 7,220,671

Inventors: Singh; Bhanwar (Morgan Hill, CA), Phan; Khoi A. (San Jose, CA), Rangarajan; Bharath (Sunnyvale, CA), Emami; Iraj (Austin, TX), Subramanian; Ramkumar (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Composite alignment mark scheme for multi-layers in lithography
Patent Number: 7,221,060

Inventors: Singh; Harpuneet (Dublin, CA), Humpston; Giles (Buckinghamshire, GB), Chau; Ellis (San Jose, CA), Azuma; Eddie (San Jose, CA), Pietrangelo; Peter (San Jose, CA), Ward; Ocie (Petaluma, CA)
Title: Compact camera modules with features for reducing Z-height and facilitating lens alignment and methods for manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 9,029,759

Inventors: Singh; Sushil Kumar (San Diego, CA), Yun; Kenneth Yi (San Diego, CA), Shi; Jianfeng (Encinitas, CA), Fernald; Eli James Aubrey (San Diego, CA), Miller; Kirk Alvin (San Diego, CA), Patel; Prayag Bhanubhai (San Diego, CA), Dooply; Ayoob Eusoof (San Diego, CA), Bendak; George Beshara (San Diego, CA)
Title: System and method for tolerating data link faults in communications with a switch fabric
Patent Number: 7,221,652

Inventors: Skekloff; Jon M. (Holland, MI), Krouse; Garry L. (Holland, MI)
Title: Trainable transceiver
Patent Number: 7,221,256

Inventors: Skillman; DJ (Redwood City, CA)
Title: Dynamically manipulating content to force web browsers to open more connections
Patent Number: 7,941,741

Inventors: Skowranek; Antje (Horn-Bad Meinberg, DE)
Title: PE connection for plug connectors
Patent Number: 7,938,693

Inventors: Slack; Maurice William (Edmonton, CA), Tessari; Robert M. (Calgary, CA), Angman; Per G. (Calgary, CA), Warren; Tommy M. (Coweta, CA)
Title: Wear resistant tubular connection
Patent Number: 7,219,727

Inventors: Slesazeck; Stefan (Dresden, DE)
Title: Integrated circuit comprising a thyristor and method of controlling a memory cell comprising a thyristor
Patent Number: 7,940,558

Inventors: Small; David B. (San Jose, CA), Rago; Paul S. (Danville, CA), Hair, III; James M. (Cheyenne, WY)
Title: Interactive book reading system using RF scanning circuit
Patent Number: 7,941,090

Inventors: Smalley; Richard E. (Houston, TX), Colbert; Daniel T. (Houston, TX), Dai; Hongjie (Sunnyvale, CA), Liu; Jie (Chapel Hill, NC), Rinzler; Andrew G. (Newberry, FL), Hafner; Jason H. (Houston, TX), Smith; Ken (Katy, TX), Guo; Ting (Davis, CA), Nikolaev; Pavel (Houston, TX), Thess; Andreas (Kusterdingen, DE)
Title: Method for forming composites of sub-arrays of fullerene nanotubes
Patent Number: 7,939,136

Inventors: Smayling; Michael C. (Fremont, CA), Becker; Scott T. (Scotts Valley, CA)
Title: Diffusion variability control and transistor device sizing using threshold voltage implant
Patent Number: 7,939,898

Inventors: Smith; Alan Stephen (Madison, AL), Elam; Gary Joseph (Huntsville, AL)
Title: Electrical connector assembly with environmental shield
Patent Number: 9,028,273

Inventors: Smith; Clayton (Edmonton, CA), Skibinski; Dan (Calgary, CA)
Title: Packer fluid
Patent Number: 7,219,735

Inventors: Smith; Gregory F. (Durham, NC), Sturmer; Ryan A. (Durham, NC), Paik; Philip Y. (Durham, NC), Srinivasan; Vijay (Durham, NC), Pollack; Michael G. (Durham, NC), Pamula; Vamsee K. (Durham, NC), Brafford; Keith R. (Durham, NC), West; Richard M. (Durham, NC)
Title: Droplet actuator analyzer with cartridge
Patent Number: 7,939,021

Inventors: Smith; Michael Eugene (Ooltewah, TN)
Title: Tremolo lock
Patent Number: 9,029,671

Inventors: Smith; Robert C. (Middlefield, CT)
Title: Access port having rollable proximal end
Patent Number: 9,028,403

Inventors: Smith; Robin K. (Long Beach, CA), Davidson; Liliane (Studio City, CA)
Title: Dollhouse and method of folding the dollhouse
Patent Number: 9,028,293

Inventors: Smith; Steven G. (Roswell, GA), Mills (Deceased); Ralph J. (Merritt Island, FL), Morton, Jr.; Roland T. (Lake Charles, LA), Davis; Mitchell E. (Palmetto, GA)
Title: Voice recognition for performing authentication and completing transactions in a systems interface to legacy systems
Patent Number: 9,031,846

Inventors: Smith; Stewart (Wayland, MA), Smith; Andrew D (Charlton, MD)
Title: Rain screen system
Patent Number: 7,937,902

Inventors: Smrke; Albin (Domzale, SI)
Title: Method for controlling a cooking process
Patent Number: 9,027,469

Inventors: Snyder; Samuel M. (Eagle River, AK)
Title: Swivel type hitch for all-terrain vehicles and the like
Patent Number: 7,938,431

Inventors: So; Won Wook (Gyunggi-do, KR), Kim; Hak Sun (Daejeon, KR), Park; Young Kyu (Gyunggi-do, KR)
Title: Apparatus and method of removing interference noise in personal communication terminal
Patent Number: 7,941,101

Inventors: Soh; Byeong Ho (Hwaseong, KR)
Title: Multiple speed automatic transmission for a vehicle
Patent Number: 7,220,210

Inventors: Sohl, III; John H. (Potomac, MD), Tillman; James Edward (Ellicott, MD)
Title: Enhanced subsurface membrane interface probe (MIP)
Patent Number: 7,221,171

Inventors: Sohn; Byung Hee (Yongin-si, KR), Park; Sang Cheol (Seoul, KR), Doo; Seok Gwang (Seoul, KR), Kim; Ji Young (Seoul, KR), Roh; Seung Ook (Seoul, KR), Lee; Chang Hee (Seoul, KR)
Title: Polymer solar cell and method of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 7,939,750

Inventors: Son; Won Il (Daejeon, KR), Kim; Eui Duk (Daejeon, KR), Oh; Seok Heon (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Method for preparing water-soluble nanoparticles and their dispersions
Patent Number: 9,028,724

Inventors: Song; Chung Dam (Seoul, KR)
Title: Directional silicon condenser microphone having additional back chamber
Patent Number: 7,940,944

Inventors: Sonoda; Koji (Sagamihara, JP), Nakatani; Yoji (Yamato, JP), Nakano; Takahiro (Yokohama, JP)
Title: NAS with WORM function
Patent Number: 7,222,215

Inventors: Sood; Manish Chander (Airmont, NY)
Title: System and method for dynamic adaptive user-based prioritization and display of electronic messages
Patent Number: 7,941,491

Inventors: Sotome; Shinichi (Mie-ken, JP), Yamada; Kenta (Mie-ken, JP), Sakamoto; Wataru (Mie-ken, JP)
Title: Non-volatile memory device and method for manufacturing same
Patent Number: 9,029,933

Inventors: Sowul; Henryk (Oxford, MI), Holmes; Alan G. (Clarkston, MI), Schmidt; Michael R. (Carmel, IN), Klemen; Donald (Carmel, IN), Hendrickson; James D. (Belleville, MI)
Title: Electrically variable transmission arrangement with spaced-apart simple planetary gear sets
Patent Number: 7,220,200

Inventors: Spacone; Mary T. (Orlando, FL), Riehm-Constantino; Merry (Buffalo, NY)
Title: Golf ball retriever
Patent Number: 7,938,465

Inventors: Sparling; James Douglas (Denver, CO)
Title: Low speed valveless horizontally opposed piston rotary internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 7,938,097

Inventors: Spaulding; Glenn (Houston, TX), Ling; Jeremy (Houston, TX), Kaufman; Michael E. (Houston, TX), Lowe; Michael K. (Houston, TX)
Title: Vibrating dental devices
Patent Number: 9,028,250

Inventors: Speronello; Barry K. (Belle Mead, NJ), Thangaraj; Appadurai (Colonia, NJ), Yang; Xiaolin (Edison, NJ)
Title: Method and system for the controlled release of chlorine dioxide gas
Patent Number: 7,220,367

Inventors: Sprigg; Stephen A. (Poway, CA), Jacobs; Paul E. (La Jolla, CA), Jain; Nikhil (San Diego, CA), Gardner, III; Richard Wayne (Rancho Santa Fe, CA), Lombardi; Gina M. (San Diego, CA), Schipper; Jamie Y. (Ramona, CA)
Title: Sharing profile data between telecommunication devices
Patent Number: 7,940,908

Inventors: Springston; Eric D. (York, SC), Pratt; John R. (Charlotte, NC), Williams; Dale A. (Fort Mill, SC)
Title: Cart for die transportation
Patent Number: 7,220,222

Inventors: Springston; Eric D. (York, SC), Pratt; John R. (Charlotte, NC), Williams; Dale A. (Fort Mill, SC)
Title: Battery-changing vehicle with cantilevered boom
Patent Number: 7,938,612

Inventors: Srinivasan; Kannan (Gujarat, IN), Sankaranarayanan; Sivashunmugam (Gujarat, IN), Antonyraj; Churchil Angel (Gujarat, IN)
Title: Process for the preparation of fatty acid alkyl esters (biodiesel) from triglyceride oils using eco-friendly solid base catalysts
Patent Number: 9,029,583

Inventors: Stacey; Robert J. (Portland, OR)
Title: Apparatus and method of wireless communication at a plurality of performance levels
Patent Number: 7,941,094

Inventors: Stack; Charles (Cleveland, OH)
Title: System and method for providing recommendation of goods and services based on recorded purchasing history
Patent Number: 7,222,085

Inventors: Staehle; Wolfgang (Ingelheim, DE), Schultz; Melanie (Darmstadt, DE), Schiemann; Kai (Seeheim-Jugenheim, DE)
Title: Benzonaphthyridinamines as autotaxin inhibitors
Patent Number: 9,029,387

Inventors: Stahl; Bernd (Rosbach, DE), Bohm; Gunther (Echzell, DE), Finke; Berndt (Ober-Morlen, DE), Georgi; Gilda (Friedrichsdorf, DE), Jelinek; Jurgen (Rosbach, DE), Schmitt; Joachim J. (Hosbach, DE)
Title: Oligosaccharide mixture
Patent Number: 7,939,118

Inventors: Stahmann; Jeffrey E. (Ramsey, MN), Hatlestad; John D. (Maplewood, MN), Ni; Quan (Shoreview, MN), Hartley; Jesse (Lino Lakes, MN), Daum; Douglas R. (Oakdale, MN), Lee; Kent (Fridley, MN)
Title: Prediction of disordered breathing
Patent Number: 7,938,782

Inventors: Stanbery; Billy J. (Austin, TX)
Title: Assemblies of anisotropic nanoparticles
Patent Number: 7,939,048

Inventors: Statham; Alexis S. (Woodbury, MN), Nelson; Robert J. (Cottage Grove, MN)
Title: Method of preparing a pharmaceutical cream and minimizing imiquimod impurity formation
Patent Number: 7,939,555

Inventors: Stava; Elliott K. (Sagamore Hills, OH)
Title: System for welding with multiple arcs
Patent Number: 7,220,940

Inventors: Stavely; Donald J. (Windsor, CO), Battles; Amy E. (Windsor, CO), Barrios; Sarah J. (Fort Collins, CO), Sobol; Robert E. (Fort Collins, CO), Hall; Kenneth J. (Windsor, CO)
Title: Accurate preview for digital cameras
Patent Number: 7,221,398

Inventors: Stavely; Donald J. (Windsor, CO), Whitman; Christopher A. (Fort Collins, CO), Sobol; Robert E. (Ft. Collins, CO), Matherson; Kevin J. (Ft. Collins, CO)
Title: Systems and methods for providing spatially-varied demosaicing
Patent Number: 7,221,793

Inventors: Stefik; Mark Jeffrey (Portola Valley, CA), Good; Lance E. (Gaithersburg, MD), Mittal; Sanjay (Fremont, CA)
Title: System and method for providing multi-core and multi-level topical organization in social indexes
Patent Number: 9,031,944

Inventors: Stein; Anatoli B. (Atherton, CA), Nikolaev; Mikhail (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for low-frequency bypass in broadband RF circuitry
Patent Number: 7,221,220

Inventors: Steinberg; Ben-Zion (Kfar Saba, IL), Boag; Amir (Yavne, IL), Scheuer; Jacob (Ramat Gan, IL)
Title: Photonic crystal resonator, a coupled cavity waveguide, and a gyroscope
Patent Number: 7,941,020

Inventors: Steiner; James P. (Royersford, PA), Schmalz; Andrew Peter (Macungie, PA), Sloan; Greg Edward (Allentown, PA)
Title: Battery-powered occupancy sensor
Patent Number: 7,940,167

Inventors: Steingrover; Klaus (Saarbrucken, DE), Tabellion; Frank (Saarbrucken, DE), Pilotek; Steffen (Austin, TX)
Title: Cationically stabilized aqueous silica dispersion, method for its production and its use
Patent Number: 7,938,902

Inventors: Steinman; Dennis (LeCompton, KS), Falls; Dennis Alan (Olathe, KS)
Title: Arrow mounted tracking apparatus
Patent Number: 9,030,296

Inventors: Stemmle; Denis J. (Stratford, CT)
Title: Method for folding documents for use in windowed envelopes
Patent Number: 7,219,482

Inventors: Sterk; Geert Jan (Utrecht, NL)
Title: Pyrrolidinedione substituted piperidine-phthalazones as PDE4 inhibitors
Patent Number: 7,220,746

Inventors: Stewart; Chip (Tukwila, WA), Keifer; Jim (Manhattan Beach, CA), MacIver; Peter (Huntington Beach, CA)
Title: Board games with player-wearable costume components
Patent Number: 7,219,894

Inventors: Stewart; David R. (Kent, OH)
Title: Puncture resistant pneumatic tire
Patent Number: 7,938,158

Inventors: Stimson; Bradley Owen (Monte Sereno, CA), Schweitzer; Marc O'Donnell (San Jose, CA)
Title: Solar heating method and apparatus
Patent Number: 7,939,747

Inventors: Stoddart; J. Fraser (Los Angeles, CA), Star; Alexander (Pittsburgh, PA), Liu; Yi (San Diego, CA), Ridvan; Ludek (Prague, CZ)
Title: Noncovalent functionalization of nanotubes
Patent Number: 7,220,818

Inventors: Stone; Brent S. (Chandler, AZ), Walk; Michael J. (Mesa, AZ)
Title: Tilted land grid array package and socket, systems, and methods
Patent Number: 7,220,132

Inventors: Stones; William Bryon (Queen Creek, AZ)
Title: Apparatus and method for improved recovery of latent fingerprints
Patent Number: 9,027,259

Inventors: Storig; Wolfgang (Koln, DE), Sella; Elmar (Weilerswist, DE)
Title: Method and device for operating a machine
Patent Number: 7,941,238

Inventors: Stracke; Mary (Rockville, MD), Liotta; Lance (Potomac, MD), Schiffmann; Elliott (Chevy Chase, MD), Krutzch; Henry (Bethesda, MD), Murata; Jun (Tovama, JP)
Title: Autotaxin: motility stimulating protein useful in cancer diagnosis and therapy
Patent Number: 7,939,635

Inventors: Strech; Kenneth Ray (Banning, CA)
Title: Sink stopper assembly
Patent Number: 7,937,781

Inventors: Strickland, Jr.; Gerald Lewis (Buffalo, NY)
Title: Rowing shoe retaining system
Patent Number: 9,027,502

Inventors: Stuhler; Gernot (Tuebingen, DE), Salih; Helmut (Tuebingen, DE)
Title: Treatment of transformed or infected biological cells
Patent Number: 7,939,266

Inventors: Stuhlmacher; Glen (San Ramon, CA)
Title: Conformable sanding pad
Patent Number: 7,938,717

Inventors: Subrahmanyan; Ravi (Windham, NH), Miller; Glen W. (Haverhill, MA), Ren; Xingen (James) (Acton, MA), Giannakopoulos; Dimitrios (Methuen, MA)
Title: Synchronous payload envelope mapping without pointer adjustments
Patent Number: 7,940,806

Inventors: Suder; Eric G. (Plano, TX), Hansen, II; Harold E. A. (Plano, TX)
Title: Dialing using caller ID
Patent Number: 7,221,741

Inventors: Suehiro; Yoshinobu (Aichi-ken, JP), Tasumi; Koji (Aichi-ken, JP), Tagata; Kazue (Aichi-ken, JP)
Title: Light source unit
Patent Number: 7,938,561

Inventors: Suematsu; Keigo (Susono, JP), Ueno; Makoto (Mishima, JP), Yokoyama; Tatsuaki (Susono, JP), Fujitani; Hiroshi (Gotenba, JP), Matsuba; Atsushi (Mishima, JP), Hirakata; Shuji (Susono, JP)
Title: Odorant addition device and fuel gas supply system
Patent Number: 9,028,570

Inventors: Sueyoshi; Takashi (Tokyo, JP), Hiwatari; Ken-Ichiro (Tokyo, JP), Janado; Tadashi (Tokyo, JP), Shoji; Yoshikazu (Tokyo, JP), Sugawara; Yoshitaka (Osaka, JP)
Title: Silicon-containing curing composition and heat cured product thereof
Patent Number: 7,939,614

Inventors: Sugishima; Kazushi (Hamamatsu, JP), Suzuki; Akihiro (Kosai, JP), Yamada; Souhei (Shizuoka-ken, JP)
Title: Armature and method for manufacturing armature
Patent Number: 7,221,067

Inventors: Sugiura; Tsuyoshi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Parallel arrangement for saw oscillator components
Patent Number: 7,221,232

Inventors: Sugiyama; Yoshihiro (Shizuoka, JP), Iwai; Yuichi (Shizuoka, JP), Sumikawa; Michito (Shizuoka, JP), Kuroda; Naotaka (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Solid preparation for dialysis
Patent Number: 9,029,333

Inventors: Suh; Moon Suhk (Yongin-si, KR), Cho; Jin Woo (Seongnam-si, KR), Han; Jong Hun (Goyang-si, KR), Kim; Seon-min (Seoul, KR), Shin; Kwon-woo (Hwaseung-si, KR)
Title: Double window/door system for blocking infrared light
Patent Number: 9,028,931

Inventors: Sullivan; Philip F. (Bellaire, TX), Brown; J Ernest (Katy, TX), Lee; Jesse C. (Sugar Land, TX), Salamat; Golchehreh (Sugar Land, TX)
Title: Degradable additive for viscoelastic surfactant based fluid systems
Patent Number: 7,219,731

Inventors: Sumita; Masaya (Hyougo, JP), Sakiyama; Shirou (Kyoto, JP), Kinoshita; Masayoshi (Oosaka, JP)
Title: Semiconductor integrated circuit apparatus
Patent Number: 7,221,211

Inventors: Sun; Tai-Ping (Jhongli, TW), Wang; Chia-Hung (Taichung, TW), Chen; Jia-Yu (Taichung, TW)
Title: Illumination system, and driving device and signal transmitter device thereof
Patent Number: 9,030,112

Inventors: Sun; Weifeng (Orlando, FL), Mukherjee; Amar (Maitland, FL)
Title: Systems and methods for graphical rendering
Patent Number: 7,940,267

Inventors: Sun; Zili (Arkadelphia, AR)
Title: Self-modulated scroll compressor with optimized built-in volume ratio
Patent Number: 7,938,634

Inventors: Suresh; Sriram N. (Tamilnadu, IN)
Title: Method and system for cancelling adjacent cells interference signal in a wireless communication system
Patent Number: 9,031,592

Inventors: Sutardja; Pantas (Los Gatos, CA), Wu; Albert (Palo Alto, CA), Lee; Winston (Palo Alto, CA), Lee; Peter (Fremont, CA), Wei; Chien-Chuan (Sunnyvale, CA), Chang; Runzi (San Jose, CA)
Title: High density via and metal interconnect structures, and methods of forming the same
Patent Number: 7,939,445

Inventors: Sutardja; Pantas (Los Gatos, CA), Wu; Albert (Palo Alto, CA), Wei; Chien-Chuan (Sunnyvale, CA), Chang; Runzi (San Jose, CA), Lee; Winston (Palo Alto, CA), Lee; Peter (Fremont, CA)
Title: Ion implantation and process sequence to form smaller base pick-up
Patent Number: 7,939,414

Inventors: Suzudo; Tsuyoshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Method and apparatus for optical pickup capable of performing an effective polarization split
Patent Number: 7,221,509

Inventors: Suzuki; Masahiro (Tokyo, JP), Tojo; Yoshiharu (Tokyo, JP), Hattori; Yasuhiro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus, terminal apparatus and management apparatus
Patent Number: 7,940,407

Inventors: Suzuki; Masaru (Kanagawa, JP), Ishitani; Yasuto (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Apparatus, method and computer program product for processing email, and apparatus for searching email
Patent Number: 9,032,031

Inventors: Suzuki; Miou (Kagawa-ken, JP), Wada; Ichiro (Kagawa-ken, JP), Miyagawa; Ryosuke (Tokyo, JP), Ishitsuka; Yoshikazu (Ibaraki, JP), Yoshioka; Nobuaki (Tokyo, JP), Kobayashi; Junichi (Tokyo, JP), Machida; Shigeru (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Urine receiver and urine collection processing system implementing urine receiver
Patent Number: 7,220,250

Inventors: Suzuki; Ryoutarou (Tokyo, JP), Inoue; Satoru (Tokyo, JP), Nakamoto; Masahiro (Tokyo, JP), Tokunaga; Takashi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Rollover determination apparatus for vehicles
Patent Number: 7,222,010

Inventors: Suzuki; Shigeaki (Shizuoka-ken, JP)
Title: Commodity information display apparatus and method for displaying commodity information in different forms
Patent Number: 9,027,833

Inventors: Suzuki; Takanobu (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Device and method for managing electronic documents, storage medium for storing electronic document management program, and image formation device
Patent Number: 7,940,410

Inventors: Suzuki; Youhei (Shizuoka-Ken, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 7,941,088

Inventors: Svendsen; Hugh (Chapel Hill, NC), Askey; Waymen (Cary, NC)
Title: System and method for assigning user preference settings for a category, and in particular a media category
Patent Number: 7,941,764

Inventors: Sweet; Jim (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Method for monitoring a set of semaphore registers using a limited-width test bus
Patent Number: 7,222,202

Inventors: Swift; Joseph A. (Ontario, NY), Wallace; Stanley J. (Victor, NY), Bullock; Roger (Webster, NY)
Title: Thermally responsive composite member, related devices, and applications including structural applications
Patent Number: 9,027,230

Inventors: Syamoto; Noriyasu (Aichi, JP)
Title: Shift device
Patent Number: 7,219,572

Inventors: Syed Muhammad; Sharifah Kharidah (Selangor, MY), Amin; Hossein (Fars, IR), Bakar; Jamilah (Selangor, MY)
Title: Natural colorant and methods thereof
Patent Number: 9,028,891

Inventors: Sykes; Megan (Boston, MA)
Title: Methods for human allografting
Patent Number: 7,939,062

Inventors: Symington; William A. (Houston, TX), Yale; David P. (Katy, TX)
Title: Method for calibrating a model of in-situ formation stress distribution
Patent Number: 7,941,307

Inventors: Szeles; Lori H. (Howell, NJ), Liu; Xiaoyan (Highland Park, NJ), Williams; Malcolm (Piscataway, NJ), Masters; James G. (Ringoes, NJ)
Title: Antibacterial dentifrice exhibiting antiplaque and breath freshening properties
Patent Number: 7,939,306

Inventors: Tabatabaei; Sassan (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Periodic jitter (PJ) measurement methodology
Patent Number: 7,941,287

Inventors: Tabb; Scott J. (Huntersville, NC), Rohrbach; Ronald P. (Flemington, NJ), Zulauf; Gary B. (Findlay, OH), Unger; Peter D. (Convent Station, NJ), Gerwin; Weston H. (Perrysburg, OH), Bause; Daniel E. (Flanders, NJ), Bilski; Gerard W. (Perrysburg, OH)
Title: Fuel filter and method of adding fuel additive to diesel fuel
Patent Number: 7,938,960

Inventors: Tadano; Hiroyuki (Nara, JP)
Title: Robot hand
Patent Number: 7,221,120

Inventors: Tadokoro; Ryo (Atsugi, JP), Nemoto; Hiroyuki (Hitachi, JP), Yamanaka; Atsushi (Atsugi, JP)
Title: Valve timing control apparatus of internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 9,027,519

Inventors: Tages; Fernando (Coral Springs, FL), Acero; Daniel (Miramar, FL), Sotelo; Jorge (Doral, FL)
Title: Holster accommodating different sized portable device cases
Patent Number: 9,027,814

Inventors: Taghizadeh-Kaschani; Karim-Thomas (Poing, DE)
Title: Method and apparatus for transmitting a digital data word
Patent Number: 7,221,713

Inventors: Takagaki; Kinya (Fukuoka, JP), Mitsui; Takeshi (Fukuoka, JP)
Title: Composition containing flavan compound
Patent Number: 7,939,623

Inventors: Takahashi; Hidekazu (Kanagawa, JP), Saito; Kazuhiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Sensor device for automatic exposure and automatic focus
Patent Number: 7,221,400

Inventors: Takahashi; Kazunori (Nagano, JP), Shiomi; Toshiro (Nagano, JP)
Title: Medium processing device and flexible cable
Patent Number: 9,032,426

Inventors: Takahashi; Yukio (Nagoya, JP), Tsunoda; Hiroki (Nagoya, JP), Kawakami; Soshi (Nagoya, JP), Futamura; Yuya (Nagoya, JP), Yamabe; Masaki (Toyama, JP)
Title: Vehicle seat
Patent Number: 9,028,004

Inventors: Takakura; Masayuki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Color imaging device and method
Patent Number: 7,221,393

Inventors: Takami; Norio (Yokohama, JP), Hasebe; Hiroyuki (Chigasaki, JP), Ohsaki; Takahisa (Yokohama, JP), Kanda; Motoya (Chigasaki, JP)
Title: Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery
Patent Number: 9,029,008

Inventors: Takamoto; Yoshifumi (Kokubunji, JP), Nakajima; Takao (Yokohama, JP), Utsunomiya; Naoki (Machida, JP)
Title: Method for reproducing configuration of a computer system in a remote site
Patent Number: 7,941,511

Inventors: Takamura; Kazuhisa (Tokyo, JP), Wakamatsu; Masataka (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Portable information terminal, a control method for a portable information terminal, a program of a method of controlling a personal information terminal and a recording medium having recorded therein a program of a method of controlling a personal information terminal
Patent Number: 7,221,957

Inventors: Takanashi; Hideya (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image-pickup apparatus and control method thereof
Patent Number: 7,940,323

Inventors: Takayama; Tomohiko (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Image display apparatus and control method thereof
Patent Number: 7,940,295

Inventors: Takeda; Yukiko (Tokorozawa, JP), Morishige; Takehiro (Hachioji, JP), Inouchi; Hidenori (Higashimurayama, JP), Tanaka; Koji (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Address translation equipment, terminal equipment and mobile communication method
Patent Number: 7,941,563

Inventors: Takemura; Hideki (Tokyo, JP), Horikoshi; Hiroki (Kawasaki, JP), Fujita; Shigeru (Yokohama, JP), Ichimura; Akira (Tokyo, JP), Kuga; Takeshi (Inagi, JP), Hosogoshi; Hiroyuki (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus, printing apparatus and image processing method
Patent Number: 7,940,427

Inventors: Takenaka; Masahiko (Kawasaki, JP), Izu; Tetsuya (Ichikawa, JP), Furukawa; Kazuyoshi (Kawasaki, JP), Kojima; Hisashi (Yokosuka, JP)
Title: Key setting method, node, server, and network system
Patent Number: 9,032,203

Inventors: Takeuchi; Atsushi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor start control device, method, and system
Patent Number: 7,940,094

Inventors: Takiguchi; Syoji (Anpachi-gun, JP), Shirai; Motoshi (Anpachi-gun, JP), Watanabe; Toshiyoshi (Anpachi-gun, JP)
Title: Pin mirror cutter, and throw-away tip mounted on the pin mirror cutter
Patent Number: 7,938,599

Inventors: Takizawa; Kazutaka (Kanagawa, JP), Watanabe; Akira (Kanagawa, JP), Kimura; Kaori (Kanagawa, JP), Iwasaki; Takeshi (Tokyo, JP), Takeo; Akihiko (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Magnetic recording medium and method of manufacturing
Patent Number: 9,028,704

Inventors: Talanis; Thomas (Heroldsbach, DE), Troster; Thomas (Dittenheim, DE), Volkmann; Frank (Nurnberg, DE)
Title: Access licensing for an automation device
Patent Number: 7,941,858

Inventors: Tamano; Hisami (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Writing implement
Patent Number: 7,938,592

Inventors: Tamba; Richard Terrence (New South Wales, AU)
Title: Hybrid marine drivetrain
Patent Number: 9,028,285

Inventors: Tamura; Hirotaka (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Data reproduction circuit
Patent Number: 7,940,873

Inventors: Tan; Ai-Kian (Penang, MY), Weng; Shih-Hsiung (Taipei, TW)
Title: Periodic and automatic telephone redialling system and method
Patent Number: 7,940,919

Inventors: Tanabe; Yoshinori (Osaka, JP), Ouchi; Atsushi (Osaka, JP), Ozawa; Yoshio (Osaka, JP)
Title: Control system, integrated control apparatus, and control program
Patent Number: 7,937,959

Inventors: Tanaka; Akira (Mitaka, JP)
Title: Information processing apparatus and resolution enhancement processing control program
Patent Number: 7,941,005

Inventors: Tanaka; Kiyotaka (Osaka, JP)
Title: Simulation system to verify multicycle path based on circuit operational specification and circuit design specification
Patent Number: 7,941,773

Inventors: Tanaka; Motoshi (Gamagori, JP)
Title: Eyeglass lens processing apparatus
Patent Number: 7,220,162

Inventors: Tanaka; Yoshinori (Kawasaki, JP), Miyazawa; Hideo (Inagi, JP)
Title: Data decoding method and data decoding device employing same
Patent Number: 7,940,862

Inventors: Taneff; Yordan Gineff (Lantana, FL)
Title: Hand washing enforcement system
Patent Number: 9,030,325

Inventors: Tang; Wen-Jun (Kunshan, CN), Bu; Xue-Wu (Kunshan, CN), Li; Zhuang-Xing (Kunshan, CN)
Title: Card edge connector with an ejector retained at a side wall thereof
Patent Number: 7,938,657

Inventors: Tani; Hironori (Daito, JP)
Title: Disk recording device
Patent Number: 7,940,621

Inventors: Tanimura; Masaaki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor integrated circuit and test system for testing the same
Patent Number: 7,222,279

Inventors: Tanimura; Yoichi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Control of connecting apparatuses in information processing system
Patent Number: 7,941,691

Inventors: Tao; Xuefeng T. (Northville, MI), Steinmetz; Todd M. (Indianapolis, IN), Hsieh; Tung-Ming (Carmel, IN), Cawthorne; William R. (Milford, MI)
Title: Method for automatic traction control in a hybrid electric vehicle
Patent Number: 7,222,014

Inventors: Tarreau; Willy (Fontenay aux roses, FR)
Title: Line-rate packet filtering technique for general purpose operating systems
Patent Number: 9,032,524

Inventors: Tatsumi; Kenzo (Osaka, JP), Shimizu; Yoshiyuki (Osaka, JP)
Title: Image forming method and apparatus for effectively positioning an image forming member
Patent Number: 7,940,419

Inventors: Tattan; Oliver (Enniskerry, IE), Loughman; Stephen (Bray, IE), Murphy; Michael (Tenerure, IE), Peirce; Michael (Ranelagh, IE), White; Conor (Furbo, IE)
Title: Electronic data vault providing biometrically protected electronic signatures
Patent Number: 7,941,380

Inventors: Tay; Hiok Nam (Singapore, SG)
Title: Auto-focus image system
Patent Number: 9,031,352

Inventors: Tchoukaleysky; Emil (Toronto, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for optimal motion reproduction in stereoscopic digital cinema
Patent Number: 9,030,525

Inventors: Tekawy; Jonathan A. (Newport Coast, CA), O'Brien; Kevin M. (Los Alamitos, CA)
Title: Space-based lever arm correction in navigational systems employing spot beams
Patent Number: 7,221,317

Inventors: Terada; Mamoru (Sakai, JP), Nose; Hiromichi (Toyokawa, JP), Masui; Atsuo (Sakai, JP)
Title: Image forming device
Patent Number: 7,221,517

Inventors: Testut; Michel (Genas, FR), Sabio; Serge (Saint Just Cheleyssin, FR), Fryda; Herve (Meyrie, FR)
Title: Method for producing concrete parts and structure
Patent Number: 7,938,905

Inventors: Teter; Michael A. (Riverside, NJ)
Title: Serial correlator architecture
Patent Number: 7,941,472

Inventors: Tezuka; Yoshihiro (Ibaraki, JP), Ito; Masaaki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Mask blanks inspection tool
Patent Number: 7,220,969

Inventors: Tharp; David John Bowman (Surrey, GB)
Title: System and method for betting
Patent Number: 9,028,323

Inventors: Thevenon; Paul (Toulouse, FR), Corazza; Stephane (Toulouse, FR), Macabiau; Christophe (Montauban, FR), Julien; Olivier (Toulouse, FR), Ries; Lionel (Viviers les Montagnes, FR), Bousquet; Michel (Deyme, FR)
Title: Method for identifying transmitters by a terminal in a single-frequency network
Patent Number: 9,030,357

Inventors: Thierig; Jorg (Aystetten, DE), Schneider; Jan-Erik (Diedorf, DE)
Title: Apparatus for handling tobacco bags
Patent Number: 7,937,916

Inventors: Thompson; Donald (Mercer Island, WA), Geller; Alan S. (Redmond, WA)
Title: Generic communications framework
Patent Number: 7,222,152

Inventors: Thompson; Joseph B. (Orange Beach, AL)
Title: System for interconnecting standard telephony communications equipment to internet
Patent Number: 9,031,058

Inventors: Thoms; Michael (Bietigheim-Bissingen, DE)
Title: Device for reading out especially flexible imaging plates
Patent Number: 9,029,821

Inventors: Thorne; Neil Kenneth (Finchley, GB)
Title: Method for providing PVT compensation
Patent Number: 7,222,036

Inventors: Thundat; Thomas G (Knoxville, TN), Passian; Ali (Knoxville, TN), Farahi; Rubye H (Oak Ridge, TN)
Title: Microscale fluid transport using optically controlled marangoni effect
Patent Number: 7,939,811

Inventors: Thurmann; Peter (Koblenz, DE), Ihrlich; Hans (Kaltenengers, DE), Schilz; Arnold (Lahnstein, DE), Hofmann; Hans Jurgen (Dahlheim, DE), Kistenbrugger; Ines (Koblenz, DE), Auer; Michael (Lehmen, DE)
Title: Piston-cylinder unit
Patent Number: 7,219,780

Inventors: Tian; Jilei (Beijing, CN), Hu; Rile (Beijing, CN), Li; Wenfeng (Beijing, CN), Wang; Xiaojie (Beijing, CN)
Title: Methods and apparatuses for user interest modeling
Patent Number: 9,031,952

Inventors: Tian; Kathy (Sunnyvale, CA), Chan; Marlene P. (San Jose, CA), Muljono; Harry (San Ramon, CA)
Title: Dual barrel receiver equalization architecture
Patent Number: 7,940,840

Inventors: Tian; Yinggang (Shrewsbury, MA), Ding; Ran (Bolton, MA), Liebelt; Susanne (Norderstedt, DE), Subramanian; Krishnamoorthy (Lexington, MA)
Title: Abrasive articles including abrasive particles bonded to an elongated body, and methods of forming thereof
Patent Number: 9,028,948

Inventors: Tillis; Marc (Roseville, MN)
Title: Deep fried egg-based foodstuff
Patent Number: 7,939,123

Inventors: Tilton; Frederick T. (Spring, TX), Lirette; Brent J. (Houston, TX), Martens; James G. (Spring, TX)
Title: Smart cementing systems
Patent Number: 7,219,730

Inventors: Timans; Jacqueline C. (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Mammalian cytokines; related reagents and methods
Patent Number: 7,939,297

Inventors: Tobacman; Kenneth (Cedar, MN)
Title: Method and apparatus for monitoring battery status of implantable medical device
Patent Number: 7,941,220

Inventors: Todorof; Bill (Fairfield, IA)
Title: Direct drive wind turbine and blade assembly
Patent Number: 7,939,958

Inventors: Tokkonen; Timo (Oulu, FI)
Title: Method, device arrangement, terminal device of a cellular network and a program application in the terminal device for giving a location-based alert
Patent Number: 7,221,948

Inventors: Tokuhira; Hiroki (Yokohama, JP), Nakai; Tsukasa (Hino, JP), Tanimoto; Hiroyoshi (Yokohama, JP), Kondo; Masaki (Kawasaki, JP), Enda; Toshiyuki (Zushi, JP), Aoki; Nobutoshi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Nonvolatile semiconductor memory device
Patent Number: 9,030,881

Inventors: Toll; Bret L. (Hillsboro, OR), Miller; John Alan (Portland, OR), Fetterman; Michael A. (Hillsboro, OR)
Title: Method and apparatus for combining micro-operations to process immediate data
Patent Number: 7,941,651

Inventors: Tomita; Hiroyoshi (Kawasaki, JP), Uchida; Toshiya (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Semiconductor storage device
Patent Number: 7,221,574

Inventors: Tomita; Yasushi (Yokohama, JP), Akiyama; Kiyoshi (Yokohama, JP), Imazu; Tomoya (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Mode transfer control apparatus and method for hybrid vehicle
Patent Number: 7,219,757

Inventors: Tomizawa; Keiji (Yokohama, JP), Umeyama; Mikiya (Tokyo, JP), Yamane; Toru (Yokohama, JP), Muraoka; Chiaki (Kawaguchi, JP), Akama; Yuichiro (Kawasaki, JP), Oikawa; Masaki (Inagi, JP), Kuroda; Tomotsugu (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Liquid ejection head, inkjet printing apparatus and liquid ejecting method
Patent Number: 7,938,511

Inventors: Tomura; Masayuki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Seal mechanism
Patent Number: 9,027,931

Inventors: Tonkovich; Anna Lee (Marysville, OH), Qiu; Dongming (Dublin, OH), Long; Richard Q. (Columbus, OH), Yang; Barry L. (Dublin, OH), Yuschak; Thomas (Dublin, OH), Perry; Steven T. (Galloway, OH)
Title: Microchannel with internal fin support for catalyst or sorption medium
Patent Number: 7,220,390

Inventors: Torkildsen; Odd Bernhard (Oslo, NO)
Title: Combustion engine having mutually connected pistons
Patent Number: 9,027,346

Inventors: Torres Candela; Luis (Elche, ES)
Title: Method and device for the reproduction of images using glass pixels
Patent Number: 7,938,928

Inventors: Tour; James M. (Bellaire, TX), Dyke; Christopher A. (Humble, TX), Flatt; Austen K. (Houston, TX)
Title: Bulk separation of carbon nanotubes by bandgap
Patent Number: 7,939,047

Inventors: Tran; Luan C. (Meridian, ID)
Title: Method to construct a self aligned recess gate for DRAM access devices
Patent Number: 7,221,020

Inventors: Travni{hacek over (c)}ek; Du{hacek over (s)}an (Holice, CZ)
Title: Method of biotechnological production of bovine hemoderivative
Patent Number: 9,029,079

Inventors: Traylor; Leland B. (Draper, UT)
Title: Apparatus and method for a hydraulic diaphragm downhole mud motor
Patent Number: 7,938,200

Inventors: Tresser; Charles P. (New York, NY)
Title: System and method for maintaining customer privacy
Patent Number: 7,222,100

Inventors: Trigiante; Giuseppe (Pisa, IT)
Title: Compositions for removing hair
Patent Number: 7,939,054

Inventors: Trimberger; Stephen M. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Copy protection without non-volatile memory
Patent Number: 7,941,673

Inventors: Trinkel; Marian (Kreuzau-Untermaubach, DE)
Title: Resetting sent information
Patent Number: 7,221,743

Inventors: Troncoso; Eva G. (Montrose, CO), Troncoso; Freddie (Montrose, CO)
Title: Sewing machine embroidery thread guide
Patent Number: 7,219,611

Inventors: Trossen; David Richard (San Jose, CA), Wing; Malcolm John (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Non-volatile electromechanical configuration bit array
Patent Number: 7,940,557

Inventors: Trotta; Christopher R. (Somerset, NJ)
Title: Methods of identifying compounds that target tRNA splicing endonuclease and uses of said compounds as anti-proliferative agents
Patent Number: 7,939,468

Inventors: Truckai; Csaba (Saratoga, CA), Shadduck; John H. (Tiburon, CA)
Title: Electrical discharge devices and techniques for medical procedures
Patent Number: 7,220,261

Inventors: Tsai; Huo-Lu (Taichung Hsien, TW)
Title: Illuminated keyboard with a light guide plate
Patent Number: 7,939,773

Inventors: Tsai; King Chun (San Jose, CA), Son; Sang Wong (Sunnyvale, CA), Loeb; Wayne A. (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Iterative filter circuit calibration
Patent Number: 9,031,527

Inventors: Tsai; Tony (Taipei Hsien, TW), Ho; David (Taipei Hsien, TW), Zhang; Ling (Shanghai, CN)
Title: Cellular phone capable of detecting counterfeit currency or lighting and method of the same
Patent Number: 7,221,930

Inventors: Tsai; Tsung-Yu (Changhua, TW)
Title: Drawer assembly
Patent Number: 9,028,018

Inventors: Tsai; Tung-Bau (Taipei County, TW)
Title: Memory heat-dissipating device
Patent Number: 7,221,569

Inventors: Tsang; Ka Cheung (Utrecht, NL)
Title: Holder
Patent Number: 9,027,465

Inventors: Tsao; Jason (Torrance, CA)
Title: Solar and wind hybrid powered air-conditioning/refrigeration, space-heating, hot water supply and electricity generation system
Patent Number: 7,937,955

Inventors: Tseng; Chih-Yuan (Hsinchu, TW), Peng; I Hsuan (Hsinchu County, TW), Yeh; Yung-Hui (Hsinchu, TW), Huang; Jung-Jie (Yulin County, TW), Tsai; Cheng-Ju (Taipei, TW)
Title: Method for fabricating polysilicon film
Patent Number: 7,939,434

Inventors: Tseng; Yung-Chang (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Light guide plate and backlight module including same
Patent Number: 9,028,124

Inventors: Tsubaki; Nobuhito (Sagamihara, JP), Kawahata; Kazunari (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Surface-mount antenna and antenna device
Patent Number: 7,940,226

Inventors: Tsuchiaki; Masakatsu (Tokyo, JP), Saito; Yoshiaki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device having a magnetization configuration of source and drain ferromagnetic electrodes and method of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 7,939,869

Inventors: Tsueda; Yoshinori (Shizuoka, JP), Kinouchi; Satoshi (Tokyo, JP), Saeki; Ryota (Shizuoka, JP), Sone; Toshihiro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Fuser, image forming apparatus, and image forming method
Patent Number: 9,031,484

Inventors: Tsuji; Hiromi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: System for extracting a clock signal from optical signal including plural clock frequencies and a method therefor
Patent Number: 7,941,054

Inventors: Tsujii; Osamu (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: X-ray imaging apparatus, method of controlling the same, and computer program
Patent Number: 7,940,888

Inventors: Tsujimura; Takatoshi (Shiga, JP), Morooka; Mitsuo (Shiga, JP), Sueoka; Kuniaki (Kanagawa, JP), Kohara; Sayuri (Shiga, JP)
Title: Organic light emitting diode display device and method of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 7,221,089

Inventors: Tsutsumoto; Naoya (Yokohama, JP), Kawashima; Junichi (Yokosuka, JP), Otake; Makoto (Yokohama, JP), Kondou; Terunori (Yokohama, JP), Inoue; Takao (Yokohama, JP), Koga; Toshimasa (Yokohama, JP), Ueno; Shouichirou (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Filter regeneration in engine exhaust gas purification device
Patent Number: 7,219,493

Inventors: Tuck; Edward F. (West Covina, CA)
Title: Enhanced relationship prediction system
Patent Number: 7,940,174

Inventors: Tuttle; Mark E. (Boise, ID)
Title: Wireless communication devices, radio frequency identification devices, methods of forming a wireless communication device, and methods of forming a radio frequency identification device
Patent Number: 7,221,257

Inventors: Twitchell, Jr.; Robert W. (Cumming, GA)
Title: LPRF device wake up using wireless tag
Patent Number: 7,941,095

Inventors: Tzeng; Hsinn-Jyh (Taipei, TW), Wu; Ming-Li (Tainan Hsein, TW), Hsiung; Jen-Chou (Kaohsiung, TW), Lin; Yan-Cherng (Nantou County, TW), Su; Shun-Fua (Taichung, TW), Chang; Chia-Tsung (Nantou, TW)
Title: Apparatus and method for spiral polishing with electromagnetic abrasive
Patent Number: 7,938,716

Inventors: Uchida; Yoshiaki (kawasaki, JP)
Title: Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer readable storage medium
Patent Number: 9,031,239

Inventors: Uchiyama; Shigeto (Saga, JP), Ueno; Tomomi (Kurume, JP), Kumemura; Megumi (Kurume, JP), Imaizumi; Kiyoko (Kurume, JP), Masaki; Kyosuke (Kurume, JP), Shimizu; Seiichi (Tosu, JP)
Title: Isoflavone-containing composition
Patent Number: 7,939,060

Inventors: Ueno; Kazuyoshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device manufacturing apparatus and semiconductor device manufacturing method
Patent Number: 7,220,318

Inventors: Ueshima; Atsushi (Akashi, JP)
Title: In-line multicylinder combustion engine
Patent Number: 7,219,646

Inventors: Uetsuki; Masaya (Yokohama, JP), Yokozawa; Taku (Yokohama, JP), Danzuka; Toshimitsu (Tokyo, JP), Kato; Masataka (Yokohama, JP), Ibe; Tsuyoshi (Yokohama, JP), Tomida; Asako (Kawasaki, JP), Komatsu; Hiroaki (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Ink filling method and inkjet recording apparatus
Patent Number: 9,028,021

Inventors: Ullein; Thomas (Frensdorf, DE), Schuseil; Bolko (Adelsdorf, DE), Hewitt; Jeff (Windsor, CA)
Title: Chain drive for an internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 7,220,196

Inventors: Umeda; Yoshinobu (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Information processing apparatus, method for controlling information processing apparatus, and program
Patent Number: 9,030,680

Inventors: Umemoto; Hiroaki (Neyagawa, JP)
Title: Discharge device
Patent Number: 9,031,467

Inventors: Umesawa; Kentaro (Kawasaki, JP), Takahashi; Toshinari (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Communication connection method, authentication method, server computer, client computer and program
Patent Number: 7,940,761

Inventors: Uno; Satoshi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Semiconductor package having semiconductor device featuring externally-accessible endless ring-shaped resistance circuit
Patent Number: 7,939,936

Inventors: Uppara; Parasu Veera (Maharashtra, IN), Aduri; Pavankumar (Maharashtra, IN), Sakhalkar; Mangesh (Maharashtra, IN), Ratnaparkhi; Uday (Maharashtra, IN)
Title: Process for preparation of acetals
Patent Number: 9,029,575

Inventors: Urakami; Yoshihito (Tokyo, JP), Nishihara; Yoshikazu (Tokyo, JP), Tatemi; Hiroki (Tokyo, JP), Moribe; Takashi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Pressure vessel
Patent Number: 9,028,234

Inventors: Urban; Ron (Woodridge, IL), Malinowski; Wally (Naperville, IL), Kovarik; Jim (Batavia, IL), Wojtozak; Bill (Lockport, IL), Book; Nancy (Naperville, IL), Marek; M. Lynda (Harrison Township, MI)
Title: Method and system for providing calling name identification
Patent Number: 7,940,905

Inventors: Urrechaga; Eukeni (Weston, FL), Urrechaga; Lizette (Weston, FL)
Title: Eyelash curler, mascara applicator, mascara container, and mascara remover
Patent Number: 9,027,572

Inventors: Usa; Satoshi (Hamamatsu, JP), Urai; Tomomitsu (Hamamatsu, JP)
Title: Ensemble system
Patent Number: 7,939,740

Inventors: Utagawa; Tetsuyuki (Kawaguchi, JP), Segawa; Takeshi (Saitama, JP), Nishikawa; Takehiko (Saitama, JP), Iino; Chisato (Koshigaya, JP)
Title: Structure with a built-in recording medium, a laminate comprising the structure and method for recording in non-contact manner using the structure and the laminate
Patent Number: 7,939,464

Inventors: Uyttendaele; Matthew (Seattle, WA), Winder; Simon (Seattle, WA), Zitnick, III; Charles (Seattle, WA), Szeliski; Richard (Redmond, WA), Kang; Sing Bing (Redmond, WA)
Title: Real-time rendering system and process for interactive viewpoint video
Patent Number: 7,221,366

Inventors: Vacher; Bernard (Castres, FR), Bonnaud; Bernard (Lagarrigue, FR), Marien; Marc (Castres, FR), Pauwels; Peter (Chessenaz, FR)
Title: Imidazolic compounds and use thereof as alpha-2-adrenergic receptors
Patent Number: 7,220,866

Inventors: Vaidya; Nitin Y. (Missouri City, TX)
Title: Method and apparatus for controlling elastomer swelling in downhole applications
Patent Number: 7,938,191

Inventors: Van de Wiel; Olivier (Sunnyvale, CA), Vanbleu; Koen (Bertem, BE), Boxho; Jean (Woluwe St. Lambert, BE), Peeters; Miguel (Woluwe St. Lambert, BE)
Title: Digital subscriber line noise mitigation techniques, and applications thereof
Patent Number: 7,940,870

Inventors: Van Den Brink; Johannes Maarten (Herlev, DK), Bjerre; Kristine (Copenhagen, DK)
Title: Method for production of an alcoholic beverage with reduced content of alcohol
Patent Number: 9,028,895

Inventors: Van Der Horst; Peter Marten (Arnhem, NL)
Title: Use of CMC in drilling fluids
Patent Number: 7,939,469

Inventors: Van Dijck; Hendrikus Alphonsus Ludovicus (Veldhoven, NL), Wagner; Christian (Eersel, NL), Jorritsma; Laurentius Catrinus (Helmond, NL)
Title: Lithographic apparatus and device manufacturing method
Patent Number: 7,221,430

Inventors: Van Dijk; Franciscus Arnoldus Gerardus (Eindhoven, NL), Sanders; Renatus Hendricus Maria (Eindhoven, NL), Timmermans; Petrus Henricus Maria (Eindhoven, NL)
Title: Glass package for sealing a device, and system comprising glass package
Patent Number: 9,028,932

Inventors: Van Duren; Albert Philip (Chaska, MN), Ziaimehr; Allen Hamid (Arden Hills, MN), Rock; John Paul (Minneapolis, MN), Augustine; Scott Douglas (Bloomington, MN), Maharaj; Gary Rabindranath (Eden Prairie, MN)
Title: Control of airflow to an inflatable thermal device
Patent Number: 7,220,273

Inventors: Van Heuman; Jeffrey D. (Guelph, CA), Farkas; Paul V. (Willowdale, CA), Stanciu; Romeo (Toronto, CA)
Title: Foamed isocyanate-based polymer having improved hardness properties and process for production thereof
Patent Number: 7,939,574

Inventors: Van Nee; Didier Johannes Richard (De Meern, NL)
Title: Reducing phase errors on a communication device
Patent Number: 9,031,122

Inventors: Van Saarloos; Paul Phillip (Gwelup, AU)
Title: Scanning device and method of scanning an optical beam over a surface
Patent Number: 7,221,494

Inventors: van Willigen; Arnould Leendert (Capelle aan den Yssel, NL)
Title: Method and apparatus for calculating flowing medium temperature in a magnetoinductive flowmeter
Patent Number: 7,219,557

Inventors: Vander Hoek; Timothy (Phoenix, AZ)
Title: Multi-hole probes and methods for manufacturing multi-hole probes
Patent Number: 9,027,392

Inventors: Vanderford; Delbert E. (Cypress, TX), Reed; Ken M. (Humble, TX)
Title: Positive locked slim hole suspension and sealing system with single trip deployment and retrievable tool
Patent Number: 9,027,656

Inventors: Vanghi; Vieri (San Diego, CA)
Title: Fast flow control methods for communication networks
Patent Number: 7,221,653

Inventors: Venema; Willem Jurrianus (Eindhoven, NL)
Title: Variable lens and exposure system
Patent Number: 7,221,514

Inventors: Venter; Barend H. (Issaquah, WA)
Title: Multi-language compilation
Patent Number: 7,219,338

Inventors: Verger; Arnaud (Paris, FR), Solarski; Samuel (La Madeleine, FR), Valentin; Emmanuel (Le Plessis Trevise, FR), Jousse; Didier (Taverny, FR)
Title: Radiation-collecting device
Patent Number: 9,029,682

Inventors: Vesala; Hannu Mikael (Kempele, FI), Aula; Janne Ari Olavi (Haukipudas, FI)
Title: Signal selection
Patent Number: 9,031,176

Inventors: Vetter; Leonhard (Landau-Wollmesheim, DE), Buchlaub; Norbert (Hagenbach, DE)
Title: Power resistor module
Patent Number: 7,940,156

Inventors: Villanucci; Dennis Peter (Chelmsford, MA), Baum; Peter Nicholas (Chelmsford, MA), Schiller; Ilya (Brookline, MA)
Title: Passive, remote sensor
Patent Number: 7,938,010

Inventors: Vogt; Sebastian (Erfurt, DE), Buchner; Hubert (Nurnberg, DE)
Title: Method and device for coating of a medical implant
Patent Number: 9,028,907

Inventors: von Kaenel; Vincent R. (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Cascode switching circuit
Patent Number: 7,940,110

Inventors: Vonderhaar; J. David (Bolingbrook, IL), Bertness; Kevin I. (Batavia, IL)
Title: Electronic battery test based upon battery requirements
Patent Number: 7,940,052

Inventors: Vosler; Darby J. (Miles City, MT)
Title: Water saving device for a toilet
Patent Number: 7,937,782

Inventors: Vrtis; Joan K. (Phoenix, AZ), Hansen; Joni G. (Phoenix, AZ), Fitzgerald; Thomas J. (Phoenix, AZ), Deppisch; Carl L. (Phoenix, AZ)
Title: Method of a coating heat spreader
Patent Number: 7,219,421

Inventors: Wada; Makoto (Yokohama, JP), Kajita; Akihiro (Yokkaichi, JP), Isobayashi; Atsunobu (Yokkaichi, JP), Saito; Tatsuro (Yokkaichi, JP), Sakai; Tadashi (Yokohama, JP), Ishikura; Taishi (Yokkaichi, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device and manufacturing method thereof
Patent Number: 9,030,012

Inventors: Wada; Yuji (Tachikawa, JP), Kasukabe; Susumu (Yokohama, JP), Hasebe; Takehiko (Yokohama, JP), Narizuka; Yasunori (Hiratsuka, JP), Yabushita; Akira (Yokohama, JP), Mori; Terutaka (Urayasu, JP), Hasebe; Akio (Kodaira, JP), Motoyama; Yasuhiro (Kodaira, JP), Shoji; Teruo (Mitaka, JP), Sueyoshi; Masakazu (Kodaira, JP)
Title: Fabrication method of semiconductor integrated circuit device
Patent Number: 7,219,422

Inventors: Wadsworth; John F. (Burbank, CA), Mori; Kenneth (Los Angeles, CA)
Title: Electronic device or power strip with active clamping
Patent Number: 7,938,679

Inventors: Wagner; Darrell O. (Isanti, MN), Sih; Haris J. (Minneapolis, MN), Qu; Jihong (Maple Grove, MN), Ross; Jeffrey (Roseville, MN), Girouard; Steven D. (Chagrin Falls, OH), Heil, Jr.; Ronald W. (Roseville, MN)
Title: Method of using a lead to regulate protein expression
Patent Number: 9,031,792

Inventors: Wakchaure; Yogesh B (Folsom, CA), Pangal; Kiran (Fremont, CA), Guo; Xin (San Jose, CA), Meng; Qingru (San Jose, CA), Belgal; Hanmant P (El Dorado Hills, CA)
Title: Extended select gate lifetime
Patent Number: 9,030,885

Inventors: Walker; Ben (Orem, UT), Santurbane; Mark (Salt Lake City, UT), Narajowski; David (Heber City, UT), Mellon; David (Park City, UT), Laakso; Thomas (Park City, UT)
Title: Cartridge radius surface
Patent Number: 7,219,917

Inventors: Walley; John (Ladera Ranch, CA), Seshadri; Nambirajan (Irvine, CA), Bibaud; Scott (Santa Ana, CA)
Title: Position determination using received broadcast signals
Patent Number: 7,941,159

Inventors: Wallner; Paul (Prien, DE), Streibl; Martin (Petershausen, DE), Menke; Manfred (Wolfratshausen, DE), Fukuzo; Yukio (Munchen, DE), Sichert; Christian (Munchen, DE), Gregorius; Peter (Munich, DE)
Title: Semiconductor memory chip
Patent Number: 7,221,615

Inventors: Walukiewicz; Wladyslaw (Kensington, CA), Gherasoiu; Iulian (Gilbert, AZ), Reichertz; Lothar A. (Berkeley, CA)
Title: Multi-color light emitting devices with compositionally graded cladding group III-nitride layers grown on substrates
Patent Number: 9,029,867

Inventors: Wan; Chieh-Yih (Beaverton, OR), Yarvis; Mark D. (Portland, OR), Garg; Sharad K. (Portland, OR), Livene; Marcelino Ford (Pasadena, CA)
Title: Validation of TV viewership utilizing methods, systems and computer control logic
Patent Number: 9,032,428

Inventors: Wang; Chien-Chun (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Lens assembly method
Patent Number: 9,027,222

Inventors: Wang; Ching-Tung (Jhubei, TW), Hung; Jui-Lung (Fangwan Township, Jhanghua County, TW)
Title: Driving circuit of liquid crystal display device
Patent Number: 7,221,346

Inventors: Wang; Feng-Ku (Taipei, TW), Huang; Ting-Chiang (Taipei, TW), Wang; Shaw-Fuu (Taipei, TW), Syu; Sheng-Jie (Taipei, TW)
Title: Electronic device and heat sink thereof
Patent Number: 7,940,528

Inventors: Wang; Hai U. (Folsom, CA), Chen; Zhoufeng (St. Louis, MO), Anderson; David J. (Altadena, CA)
Title: Artery- and vein-specific proteins and uses therefor
Patent Number: 7,939,071

Inventors: Wang; Hongwei (Fremont, CA)
Title: System and method to relieve ESD requirements of NMOS transistors
Patent Number: 7,940,501

Inventors: Wang; Lizhi (Cupertino, CA)
Title: System and method for human face detection in color graphics images
Patent Number: 7,221,780

Inventors: Wang; Weiqi (Ibaraki, JP), Ikemoto; Tetsuya (Toyonaka, JP)
Title: Process for producing an aromatic unsaturated compound
Patent Number: 7,939,674

Inventors: Wang; Xiaobao (Cupertino, CA), Chang; Tzung-Chin (San Jose, CA), Sung; Chiakang (Milipitas, CA), Nguyen; Khai Q. (San Jose, CA)
Title: On-chip termination with calibrated driver strength
Patent Number: 7,221,193

Inventors: Wang; Xuguang (Eden Prairie, MN), Li; Hai (Eden Prairie, MN), Liu; Hongyue (Maple Grove, MN)
Title: Shared bit line and source line resistive sense memory structure
Patent Number: 7,940,548

Inventors: Wang; Zhong Liang (Markham, CA)
Title: Transitional resolution in a just in time environment
Patent Number: 7,941,807

Inventors: Ward; Malcolm Andrew (Shefford, GB), Collinge; John (London, GB), Jackson; Graham Stuart (Drayton, GB), McGregor; Emma (London, GB), Leeds; Nicola Louise (Tonbridge, GB), Campbell; James (London, GB), Westbrook; Jules Arthur (Middlesex, GB), Byers; Helen Louise (London, GB)
Title: Diagnosis of neurodegenerative diseases
Patent Number: 9,028,801

Inventors: Wark; Alastair William (Irvine, CA), Lee; Hye Jin (Irvine, CA), Corn; Robert Marcus (Corona del Mar, CA), Kodoyianni; Voula (Madison, WI)
Title: Versatile substrate for SPR detection
Patent Number: 7,939,345

Inventors: Warren; Robert W. (Newport Beach, CA), Lee; Hyun Jung (Aliso Viejo, CA), Rossi; Nic (Causeway Bay, HK)
Title: Semiconductor packages with reduced solder voiding
Patent Number: 9,029,991

Inventors: Washiya; Nobuhiro (Fujisawa, JP), Ono; Kazuhiko (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Optical disc apparatus
Patent Number: 7,940,611

Inventors: Wasily; Nabil Yousef (Foothill Ranch, CA)
Title: Scattered pilot correlation in DVB-H systems
Patent Number: 7,940,867

Inventors: Wasily; Nabil Yousef (Foothill Ranch, CA)
Title: Scattered pilot correlation in DVB-H systems
Patent Number: 7,940,868

Inventors: Wasley; Jan (Guilford, CT), Rosenthal; Gary J. (Lafayette, CO), Sun; Xicheng (Broomfield, CO), Strong; Sarah (Louisville, CO), Qiu; Jian (Longmont, CO)
Title: Pyrrole inhibitors of S-nitrosoglutathione reductase
Patent Number: 9,029,402

Inventors: Watabe; Akihiro (Nara, JP), Mizuguchi; Noboru (Osaka, JP), Miyagoshi; Eiji (Osaka, JP), Morishige; Takayuki (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Code conversion method and device thereof
Patent Number: 7,940,799

Inventors: Watabe; Satoru (Akashi, JP), Araki; Toshio (Kakogawa, JP), Takahashi; Keiji (Akashi, JP)
Title: Four-cycle engine and system for detecting phase difference of four-cycle engine
Patent Number: 7,219,635

Inventors: Watanabe; Manabu (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Performance tuning method and apparatus, computer-readable program and computer-readable storage medium
Patent Number: 7,941,787

Inventors: Watanabe; Mitsuhiro (Tottori, JP)
Title: DC-DC converter
Patent Number: 7,940,531

Inventors: Watanabe; Takanori (Shizuoka, JP), Yamada; Takuji (Shizuoka, JP), Ando; Susumu (Shizuoka, JP), Iwai; Hiroshi (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Impact resistant rotating device with increased-thickness portion relationship and suction plate configuration
Patent Number: 9,030,775

Inventors: Watanabe; Takeki (Nagano, JP), Tatai; Toshio (Nagano, JP), Oguchi; Koji (Nagano, JP)
Title: Card reader
Patent Number: 9,027,834

Inventors: Waters; Robert Lyngle (Austin, TX), Spalding; Michael Charles (Hudson, OH)
Title: Method of determining the amount of travel of a rotating component
Patent Number: 7,940,041

Inventors: Weaver; Craig A. (Boulder, CO), Zirkle; Ross (Longmont, CO), Metz; James G. (Longmont, CO)
Title: PUFA polyketide synthase systems and uses thereof
Patent Number: 7,939,716

Inventors: Weaver; Douglas Raymond (Uniontown, OH), Kitz; Steven Leonard (Tallmadge, OH)
Title: Split ply tires and bead area monocomponents
Patent Number: 9,027,619

Inventors: Weber; Robert (Suffern, NY), Quissell; Karin (Clark, NJ)
Title: Method of making up nails
Patent Number: 7,939,053

Inventors: Weiner; David B. (Merion, PA), Wang; Bin (Havertown, PA), Ugen; Kenneth E. (Philadelphia, PA)
Title: Methods of inducing mucosal immunity
Patent Number: 7,220,728

Inventors: Weinkauf; Dieter (Stuttgart, DE)
Title: Piston for internal combustion engines
Patent Number: 7,219,641

Inventors: Weiss, II; Robert (Sterling Heights, MI)
Title: Diaphragm seal for strut bearing
Patent Number: 9,028,152

Inventors: Welland; Robert (Seattle, WA)
Title: Method and apparatus for providing a synthetic system
Patent Number: 9,031,062

Inventors: Wellons; David L. (Marietta, GA), Turcan; Diane Brown (Smyrna, GA)
Title: Methods, systems, and products for categorizing and converting attached objects
Patent Number: 7,941,494

Inventors: Wen; Shih-Wen (Kaohsiung, TW), Wu; Yao-Shan (Kaohsiung, TW), Kau; Huang-Ming (Bade, TW)
Title: Amine compounds, their preparation processes and the organic electroluminescent devices using the same
Patent Number: 7,939,184

Inventors: Wen; Sophia (Sandy, OR)
Title: Method and apparatus for dynamic thin-layer chemical processing of semiconductor wafers
Patent Number: 7,938,906

Inventors: Wen; Zhenhuan (Rochester, NY)
Title: Method for avoiding multiple color moires in color halftoning
Patent Number: 7,221,479

Inventors: Wenchell; Thomas (Durham, CT)
Title: Surgical hand access apparatus
Patent Number: 9,028,402

Inventors: Weng; Yang-Ming (Buu Yan Hsiang, Chang Hua Hsien, TW)
Title: Stamping and die-cutting tool with a quick mould change design
Patent Number: 7,219,432

Inventors: Wensel; Jeffrey Paris (Eugene, OR)
Title: Intervertebral fusion device and method of use
Patent Number: 9,028,549

Inventors: Wernersson; Niklas (Solna, SE), Bergman; Svante (Hagersten, SE), Jongren; George (Sundbyberg, SE)
Title: Radio base station and method for limiting the upward tilt of beamformed signals
Patent Number: 9,031,148

Inventors: West; Duane E. (Garden City, KS)
Title: Container for sliceable ice cream
Patent Number: 7,219,830

Inventors: Wexelblat; David Eli (Vienna, VA)
Title: Third party provided transactional white-listing for filtering electronic communications
Patent Number: 7,222,158

Inventors: Wheeler; Ian Robert (Kinross, GB), Kryszczuk; Michael Richard (Fife, GB)
Title: Metal pigment composition
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Inventors: Whitchurch; Patrick C. (Bossier City, LA), Bogdan; Paula L. (Mount Prospect, IL), Deak; Terrence E. (Chicago, IL), Trufanov; Dimitri A. (Arlington Heights, IL)
Title: Aromatic isomerization catalyst and a process of use thereof
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Inventors: White; Barton J. (Freedom, WI)
Title: Valve system for the count roll of an interfolding machine
Patent Number: 7,219,890

Inventors: Whitford; Peter D. (Pasadena, CA)
Title: Wall bed assembly
Patent Number: 7,937,787

Inventors: Wichner; Brian Donald (Otter Rock, OR)
Title: Solar panels for receiving scattered light
Patent Number: 7,939,746

Inventors: Wiggs; B. Ryland (Franklin, TN)
Title: Cementitious grout and methods of using same
Patent Number: 7,938,904

Inventors: Wightman; Paul (Cedar City, UT)
Title: Calendar
Patent Number: 7,937,860

Inventors: Wijekoon; Piniwan Thiwanka Bandara (Munich, DE), El-Barbari; Said Farouk Said (Freising, DE)
Title: System for power conversion utilizing matrix converters
Patent Number: 9,030,852

Inventors: Wild; Ernst (Oberriexingen, DE)
Title: Procedure and device for checking the functionality of a tank ventilation valve
Patent Number: 7,941,280

Inventors: Williams; Donald V. (Woodford, AU)
Title: Minimal device and method for effecting hyperthermia derived anesthesia
Patent Number: 9,031,667

Inventors: Williams; John (Punta Gorda, FL)
Title: Retractable gate
Patent Number: 7,219,709

Inventors: Williams; John D. (New Palestine, IN), Sugiarto; Tanto (W. Lafayette, IN), Simopoulos; George N. (Noblesville, IN)
Title: Method for controlling catalyst and filter temperatures in regeneration of a catalytic diesel particulate filter
Patent Number: 7,937,935

Inventors: Willing; Steven Lee (Encinitas, CA), Carlson; Kent (Allentown, PA), Campbell; Robert E. (Colorado Springs, CO), Avendano; Alberto (Anaheim, CA)
Title: Power conversion device frame packaging apparatus and methods
Patent Number: 7,940,532

Inventors: Willis, II; Edward Snow (Ottawa, CA)
Title: Software-delivered dynamic persistent data
Patent Number: 7,222,340

Inventors: Willis; Ian (Southampton, GB)
Title: Method of compiling bytecode to native code
Patent Number: 7,222,336

Inventors: Wilson; Pamphile (Linas, FR), Prouteau; Thierry (Saint-cyr-sur-loire, FR), Narbonnais; Cedric (Argenteuil, FR)
Title: Pulley device for tensioning idler or runner roller
Patent Number: 9,028,352

Inventors: Winebrand; Mark (Montgomeryville, PA), Aubin; John F. (New Britain, PA)
Title: Absorber assembly for an anechoic chamber
Patent Number: 7,940,204

Inventors: Winograd; Gil I. (Aliso Viejo, CA), Sahoo; Bibhudatta (Tustin, CA), Terzioglu; Esin (Aliso Viejo, CA)
Title: Bus twisting scheme for distributed coupling and low power
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Inventors: Wong; Sean (Karlsruhe, DE), von Freymann; Georg (Karlsruhe, DE), Wegener; Martin (Karlsruhe, DE), Ozin; Geoffrey Alan (Toronto, CA)
Title: Chemical etching composition for the preparation of 3-D nano-structures
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Inventors: Woodall; Jerry M. (Westpoint, IN), Harmon; Eric S. (Norfolk, MA), Koehler; Kurt C. (Indianapolis, IN), Ziebarth; Jeffrey T. (Darien, IL), Allen; Charles R. (Lafayette, IN), Zheng; Yuan (West Lafayette, IN), Jeon; Jong-Hyeok (West Lafayette, IN), Goble; George H. (West Lafayette, IN), Salzman; David B. (Chevy Chase, MD)
Title: Power generation from solid aluminum
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Inventors: Woodall; Robert C (Panama City, FL), Reitmeyer; Gregory A (Panama City, FL), Garcia; Felipe A (Panama City, FL)
Title: Slurry line charge mine clearance system and method
Patent Number: 9,027,455

Inventors: Wu; Joyce H. (Somerville, MA), Shi; Jianru (Haverhill, MA)
Title: Asymmetric travel for MEMS light modulator
Patent Number: 9,030,723

Inventors: Wu; Junjun (Woodbury, MN), Potts; John E. (Woodbury, MN), Waller, Jr.; Clinton P. (White Bear Lake, MN), Weber; Brian T. (St. Anthony, MN), Wu; Jung-Sheng (Woodbury, MN), Lofgren; Michael W. (Forest Lake, MN)
Title: Electrochromic device
Patent Number: 7,940,447

Inventors: Wu; Kai-Wen (New Taipei, TW), Yu; Tai-Cherng (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Optical element package and manufacturing method thereof
Patent Number: 9,031,367

Inventors: Wu; Pauli (Taipei, TW)
Title: Door push bar structure
Patent Number: 7,219,394

Inventors: Wu; Ray (Ithaca, NY), Wu; Christine W. (Long Beach, CA)
Title: Plasmids and methods for construction of non-redundant, indexed, saturation, gene-disruption plant and animal libraries
Patent Number: 7,220,893

Inventors: Wu; Rong-Tsun (Taipei, TW)
Title: Composition and method for treating autoimmune disease and mucosal disorder
Patent Number: 7,939,110

Inventors: Wu; Yider (Chu-Pei, TW)
Title: Method for manufacturing nonvolatile semiconductor memory device structure
Patent Number: 7,939,423

Inventors: Wyrzykowska; Aneta (Dunrobin, CA), Kwong; Herman (Kanata, CA)
Title: Method for tuning an embedded capacitor in a multilayer circuit board
Patent Number: 7,220,287

Inventors: Xiao; Yu-Bao (Shenzhen, CN), He; Wen (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Socket connector with a cam
Patent Number: 7,938,666

Inventors: Xie; Yonglin (Pittsford, NY), Ellinger; Carolyn R. (Rochester, NY), Yang; Qing (Pittsford, NY)
Title: Jet directionality control using printhead delivery channel
Patent Number: 7,938,517

Inventors: Xie; Yonglin (Pittsford, NY), Yang; Qing (Pittsford, NY), Guan; Shan (Dublin, OH), Hsu; Chang-Fang (Beavercreek, OH)
Title: Printhead with porous catcher
Patent Number: 7,938,522

Inventors: Xu; Jeff J. (Jhubei, TW)
Title: Methods of forming integrated circuits
Patent Number: 7,939,353

Inventors: Xu; Jiangchun (Bellevue, WA), Stolk; John A. (Bothell, WA), Kalos; Michael D. (Pasadena, CA)
Title: Compositions and methods for the therapy and diagnosis of prostate cancer
Patent Number: 7,939,646

Inventors: Xu; Li (Belleville, MI), Brown; Todd Allen (Dearborn, MI), Meyers; Joseph Carr (Farmington Hills, MI), Tseng; Hongtei Eric (Canton, MI)
Title: Attitude sensing system for an automotive vehicle relative to the road
Patent Number: 7,222,007

Inventors: Xu; Qiang (Ikeda, JP), Singh; Sanjay Kumar (Ikeda, JP)
Title: Catalyst for generating hydrogen and method for generating hydrogen
Patent Number: 9,028,793

Inventors: Xu; Teng (Houston, TX), Dakka; Jihad M. (Whitehouse Station, NJ), Becker; Christopher L. (Manhattan, KS), Kuechler; Keith H. (Friendswood, TX), Benitez; Francisco M. (Cypress, TX), Smith; Charles M. (Houston, TX), Nair; Hari (Houston, TX)
Title: Dehydrogenation of cyclohexanone to produce phenol
Patent Number: 9,029,611

Inventors: Yablochnikov; Boris A (Toledo, OH), Smith; Johnny N (Toledo, OH)
Title: Magnetic pulse formed vehicle driveshaft and method of making same
Patent Number: 9,028,164

Inventors: Yablon; Gilbert J. (Woodland Hills, CA)
Title: Unified method and apparatus to simplify telephone area code dialing
Patent Number: 7,940,918

Inventors: Yagawa; Yuichi (San Jose, CA), Watanabe; Naoki (Kanagawa, JP), Kishiro; Shigeru (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Point in time remote copy for multiple sites
Patent Number: 7,941,622

Inventors: Yagi; Hiromasa (Osaka, JP), Honda; Kazuyoshi (Osaka, JP)
Title: Deposition quantity measuring apparatus, deposition quantity measuring method, and method for manufacturing electrode for electrochemical element
Patent Number: 9,028,922

Inventors: Yagi; Hiroshi (Osaka, JP), Manabe; Yoshio (Osaka, JP), Terada; Tsuyoshi (Hyogo, JP)
Title: Fluorescent lamp, luminaire and method for manufacturing fluorescent lamp
Patent Number: 7,938,629

Inventors: Yagisawa; Ikuya (Machida, JP), Matsunami; Naoto (Hayama, JP)
Title: Storage system
Patent Number: 7,941,600

Inventors: Yajima; Akira (Tokyo, JP), Fujita; Naotake (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Mobile terminal, and program and method for preventing unauthorized use of mobile terminal
Patent Number: 9,031,533

Inventors: Yakymyshyn; Christopher P. (Seminole, FL), Law; William Q. (Beaverton, OR), Hagerup; William A. (Portland, OR), Piwonka-Corle; Timothy R. (Portland, OR)
Title: Signal acquisition probing and voltage measurement systems using an electro-optical cavity
Patent Number: 7,221,813

Inventors: Yamada; Masao (Kariya, JP), Fujii; Tetsuo (Toyohashi, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device including semiconductor chip mounted on lead frame
Patent Number: 9,029,993

Inventors: Yamada; Naoki (Inagi, JP), Nakasu; Minako (Tokyo, JP), Igawa; Satoshi (Fujisawa, JP), Hashimoto; Masashi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Fused polycyclic compounds and organic light-emitting device using the same
Patent Number: 7,939,185

Inventors: Yamada; Shigeo (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Communication apparatus, signal superimposing circuit, and method for superimposing signals
Patent Number: 9,031,139

Inventors: Yamada; Takahiro (Nagoya, JP)
Title: Inverter control device
Patent Number: 7,221,122

Inventors: Yamada; Tokuichiro (Kanagawa, JP), Li; Zhiwen (Tokyo, JP), Nakajima; Ken (Tokyo, JP), Sakai; Kenichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image signal processing apparatus and image signal processing method
Patent Number: 7,940,990

Inventors: Yamagishi; Takanori (Funabashi, JP), Mita; Takahito (Ichihara, JP)
Title: Thiol compound, copolymer and method for producing the copolymer
Patent Number: 7,220,808

Inventors: Yamagishi; Yoichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image sensing apparatus, image processing apparatus and method, and image processing system
Patent Number: 7,221,391

Inventors: Yamaguchi; Junzo (Nagoya, JP), Ban; Takao (Toyohashi, JP)
Title: Airflow measuring device
Patent Number: 9,027,413

Inventors: Yamaguchi; Takashi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image processing method, nuclear medicine diagnosis apparatus, and storage medium
Patent Number: 9,031,303

Inventors: Yamaguchi; Tatsumi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus
Patent Number: 7,941,678

Inventors: Yamamoto; Chikara (Kodaira, JP)
Title: Color separation and synthesis systems, color separation systems and color synthesis systems, illumination optical systems, projection optical systems, and projection display devices using these systems
Patent Number: 7,220,002

Inventors: Yamamoto; Harushige (Yamato, JP)
Title: Image-pickup apparatus
Patent Number: 7,940,327

Inventors: Yamamoto; Risa (Ebina, JP)
Title: Diesel engine exhaust purification system
Patent Number: 9,028,598

Inventors: Yamasaki; Futoshi (Yokohama, JP), Yatsu; Masahiko (Fujisawa, JP)
Title: Projection type video display apparatus
Patent Number: 7,220,005

Inventors: Yamashita; Asao (Fishkill, NY), Funk; Merritt (Austin, TX), Prager; Daniel J. (Hopewell Junction, NY), Chen; Lee (Cedar Creek, TX), Sundararajan; Radha (Dripping Springs, TX)
Title: Method and apparatus for spacer-optimization (S-O)
Patent Number: 7,939,450

Inventors: Yamato; Junichi (Tokyo, JP), Matoba; Hiroshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Device and method for processing broadcast program related information
Patent Number: 7,219,363

Inventors: Yamauchi; Tadaaki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device having transistor and capacitor of SOI structure and storing data in nonvolatile manner
Patent Number: 7,939,890

Inventors: Yamaya; Taiga (Chiba, JP), Murayama; Hideo (Chiba, JP)
Title: Multi-purpose PET device
Patent Number: 9,029,787

Inventors: Yamazaki; Shigeki (Matsudo, JP), Okamoto; Tomomi (Yokohama, JP), Nakazawa; Kazuki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Optical disc apparatus and control method thereof
Patent Number: 7,940,612

Inventors: Yamazaki; Shunpei (Setagaya, JP)
Title: Liquid crystal display device
Patent Number: 7,940,345

Inventors: Yamazaki; Shunpei (Setagaya, JP), Osada; Takeshi (Isehara, JP), Arai; Yasuyuki (Atsugi, JP), Tachimura; Yuko (Atsugi, JP)
Title: Thin semiconductor device and operation method of thin semiconductor device
Patent Number: 9,030,298

Inventors: Yamazaki; Shunpei (Setagaya, JP), Shimomura; Akihisa (Atsugi, JP)
Title: Photoelectric conversion device and method for manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 9,029,184

Inventors: Yamazaki; Shunpei (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Luminescent device and process of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 7,220,988

Inventors: Yamazaki; Shunpei (Tokyo, JP), Koyama; Jun (Kanagawa, JP), Osame; Mitsuaki (Kanagawa, JP), Osada; Mai (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Display device
Patent Number: 7,221,338

Inventors: Yamazaki; Tsunehiko (Aichi-ken, JP), Miyagawa; Naoomi (Gifu-ken, JP)
Title: Laser beam machine
Patent Number: 7,220,939

Inventors: Yanagita; Teruyoshi (Saga, JP), Ishimaru; Kanji (Saga, JP), Tanaka; Takashi (Nagasaki, JP), Koba; Kazunori (Nagasaki, JP), Miyazaki; Hitoshi (Tsukuba, JP), Aoki; Naohito (Ichinomiya, JP), Kawamura; Denbei (Fukuroi, JP)
Title: Method for producing functional microbially fermented tea extract containing polyphenol derivative
Patent Number: 9,029,110

Inventors: Yang; Chih Chung (Miao-Li, TW), Sun; Hsi Chih (Miao-Li, TW), Fan; Hua Wen (Miao-Li, TW)
Title: Outer suspension type lens shielding mask for projection apparatus
Patent Number: 7,220,007

Inventors: Yang; Chin-Fen (San Jose, CA), Kemble; George (Saratoga, CA)
Title: Influenza hemagglutinin and neuraminidase variants
Patent Number: 9,028,838

Inventors: Yang; Fu-I (Taoyuan County, TW)
Title: Radiation-resistant earphone wire
Patent Number: 9,031,264

Inventors: Yang; Michael Shih Chiang (Hong Kong, CN), Tong; Dennis Tak Kit (Hong Kong, CN)
Title: Multi-chip module package including external and internal electrostatic discharge protection circuits, and/or method of making the same
Patent Number: 7,940,500

Inventors: Yang; Ming-Lu (New Taipei, TW), Zhang; Ya-Dong (Shenzhen, CN), Du; Gao-Feng (Shenzhen, CN), Li; Yue (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Drainage device for closed chamber containing liquid
Patent Number: 9,028,681

Inventors: Yang; Qiang (Zionsville, IN), Lorsbach; Beth (Indianapolis, IN), DeAmicis; Carl (Indianapolis, IN), Buysse; Ann M. (Carmel, IN), Ross, Jr.; Ronald (Zionsville, IN), Li; Xiaoyong (Midland, MI)
Title: Process for the preparation of 3-(3-chloro-1H-pyrazol-1-yl)pyridine
Patent Number: 9,029,556

Inventors: Yang; Qiang (Zionsville, IN), Lorsbach; Beth (Indianapolis, IN), Ross, Jr.; Ronald (Zionsville, IN), Gray; Kaitlyn (Freeland, MI), Zhang; Yu (Carmel, IN), Roth; Gary (Midland, MI)
Title: Processes for the preparation of pesticidal compounds
Patent Number: 9,029,554

Inventors: Yang; Suckchel (Anyang-si, KR), Kim; Mingyu (Anyang-si, KR), Ahn; Joonkui (Anyang-si, KR), Seo; Dongyoun (Anyang-si, KR)
Title: Transmission method and reception method for downlink signal, user equipment, and base station
Patent Number: 9,030,974

Inventors: Yang; Xin Ying (Beijing, CN), Zeng; Chun Guang (Beijing, CN), Zhou; Xiang (Beijing, CN), Wei; Ke Wei (Beijing, CN)
Title: Estimation of a filter factor used for access path optimization in a database
Patent Number: 9,031,934

Inventors: Yang; Yoonoh (Anyang-si, KR), Lim; Suhwan (Anyang-si, KR), Jung; Manyoung (Anyang-si, KR), Lee; Sangwook (Anyang-si, KR)
Title: Terminal, the transmission power of which is limited in accordance with an adjacent channel interference ratio
Patent Number: 9,031,003

Inventors: Yasui; Hiroto (Utsunomiya, JP)
Title: Zoom lens system and image pickup apparatus including the same
Patent Number: 7,221,519

Inventors: Yasukawa; Yoichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Animal excretions disposal material and a manufacturing method therefore
Patent Number: 7,219,624

Inventors: Yatchak; John R. (Columbia Falls, MT)
Title: Underground thermal battery storage system
Patent Number: 9,027,634

Inventors: Yates, Jr.; John S. (Needham, MA), Reese; David L. (Westborough, MA), Van Dyke; Korbin S. (Sunol, CA), Ramesh; T. R. (Mountain View, CA), Hohensee; Paul H. (Nashua, NH)
Title: Computer for executing two instruction sets and adds a macroinstruction end marker for performing iterations after loop termination
Patent Number: 7,941,647

Inventors: Yazaki; Makoto (Wako, JP), Nakayama; Shinsaku (Wako, JP)
Title: Outboard motor steering control system
Patent Number: 7,220,156

Inventors: Yeh; John (Chino Hills, CA)
Title: Induction fluorescent lamp with amalgam chamber
Patent Number: 9,030,088

Inventors: Yen; Robert C. (Milpitas, CA), Thomas; C. Douglass (Campbell, CA)
Title: Method and system for facilitating usage of local content at client machine
Patent Number: 7,222,161

Inventors: Yen; Sylvester (Short Hills, NJ)
Title: Collapsible axle for velocipede
Patent Number: 7,938,421

Inventors: Yerxa; Benjamin R. (Raleigh, NC), Brown; Edward G. (Cary, NC)
Title: Di(uridine 5'-)tetraphosphate and salts thereof
Patent Number: 7,939,510

Inventors: Yodfat; Ofer (Maccabim-Reut, IL), Iddan; Gavriel J. (Haifa, IL), Kaidar; Ruthy (Haifa, IL), Shapira; Gali (Haifa, IL)
Title: Fluid delivery with in vivo electrochemical analyte sensing
Patent Number: 9,028,409

Inventors: Yokota; Hideo (Wako, JP), Makinouchi; Akitake (Wako, JP), Yabe; Hiroo (Wako, JP)
Title: Method and apparatus for three dimensionally displaying eyeground and measuring coordinates thereof
Patent Number: 7,219,997

Inventors: Yokoyama; Ayumu (Wallingford, PA), Majlak; Jennifer (Turnersville, NJ), Morgan; Ross Sydney (Avondale, PA)
Title: Process for producing a low VOC coating composition and use thereof
Patent Number: 9,029,475

Inventors: Yokoyama; Tomotaka (Tokyo, JP), Tomiyasu; Hiroshi (Tokyo, JP), Shibui; Masatomo (Tokyo, JP), Eto; Nobuyuki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Management technique of friction coefficient based on surface roughness, substrate for information recording medium, information recording medium and manufacture method thereof
Patent Number: 7,220,446

Inventors: Yomoda; Miyuki (Saitama, JP)
Title: Telephone and incoming call notification method for telephone
Patent Number: 7,941,183

Inventors: Yoneda; Keisuke (Osaka, JP), Kakinuma; Akira (Osaka, JP), Kato; Fumio (Osaka, JP)
Title: Stereoscopic image viewing device
Patent Number: 9,030,738

Inventors: Yoneda; Michiaki (Kanagawa, JP), Kudo; Shigetaka (Kanagawa, JP), Koya; Takashi (Kanagawa, JP), Fujimoto; Taketeru (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Playback apparatus, playback method, playback system and recording medium
Patent Number: 7,941,235

Inventors: Yonemori; Kei (Hiroshima, JP), Seo; Nobuhide (Hiroshima, JP), Saito; Kohei (Higashihiroshima, JP), Akagi; Hirofumi (Kawasaki, JP), Fujita; Hideaki (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Control system for a hybrid electric vehicle and a method for controlling a hybrid electric vehicle
Patent Number: 7,940,018

Inventors: Yoo; Chang Seob (Seoul, KR)
Title: Cellular phone case
Patent Number: 9,031,623

Inventors: Yoo; Cheol Jun (Chungcheongnam-do, KR), Song; Young Hee (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Light source module and illumination apparatus having the same
Patent Number: 9,028,082

Inventors: Yoo; Dong-hun (Gwangju, KR), Cho; Jeong-hee (Gwangju, KR), Choung; Myoung-sun (Gwangju, KR), Park; Yun-hee (Gwangju, KR), Jung; Il-du (Gwangju, KR)
Title: Vacuum cleaner for use in both upright form and canister form
Patent Number: 7,937,802

Inventors: Yoon; Hyun-son (Seoul, KR)
Title: Slide-type writing instrument with a dry prevention unit
Patent Number: 7,220,073

Inventors: Yoon; Sung Yong (Seoul, KR), Pang; Hee Suk (Seoul, KR), Kim; Dong Soo (Seoul, KR), Lee; Hyun Kook (Seoul, KR), Lim; Jae Hyun (Seoul, KR)
Title: Method and an apparatus for processing a signal
Patent Number: 9,031,851

Inventors: Yoon; Young C. (San Diego, CA), Lee; Suk Woo (San Diego, CA), Sun; Li-Hsiang (San Diego, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for multiplexing multiple reverse feedback channels in multi-carrier wireless networks
Patent Number: 7,940,737

Inventors: Yoshida; Makoto (Kanagawa, JP), Suzuki; Hiroaki (Chiba, JP), Kitagawa; Hiroo (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Controller, image forming apparatus, and computer program product for restricting total toner amount
Patent Number: 9,030,711

Inventors: Yoshida; Tatsuho (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Zero-crossing detecting device and image forming device
Patent Number: 7,940,090

Inventors: Yoshifusa; Kark K. (Lake Forest, CA)
Title: Structure of air-packing device
Patent Number: 7,938,264

Inventors: Yoshii; Toshio (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Color imaging apparatus and method for generating digital component signal
Patent Number: 7,221,392

Inventors: Yoshimura; Kenichi (Kawasaki, JP), Terasawa; Kouji (Morioka, JP)
Title: Curved surface forming apparatus, optical scanning apparatus, and image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 7,937,983

Inventors: Yoshioka; Haruhiko (Nirasaki, JP), Takekoshi; Kiyoshi (Nirasaki, JP), Watanabe; Shinjiro (Nirasaki, JP)
Title: Vacuum prober and vacuum probe method
Patent Number: 7,221,176

Inventors: Young; Neil (Redwood City, CA), Kovach, II; Louis G. (Belleville, MI)
Title: Touch-sensitive model train controls
Patent Number: 7,221,113

Inventors: Yousef; Nabil (Foothill Ranch, CA)
Title: Re-acquisition of symbol index in the presence of sleep timer errors for mobile multimedia multicast systems
Patent Number: 7,940,865

Inventors: Yu; Chen-Hua (Hsin-Chu, TW), Hsu; Yu-Rung (Tainan, TW), Yeh; Chen-Nan (Hsi-Chih, TW), Chang; Cheng-Hung (Hsin-Chu, TW)
Title: Reducing resistance in source and drain regions of FinFETs
Patent Number: 7,939,889

Inventors: Yu; Chih-Ching (Tao-Yuan Hsien, TW), Chang; Hung-Hsiang (Hsinchu County, TW), Tsai; Ping-Tsai (Kaohsiung, TW)
Title: Method and apparatus for laser control during recording
Patent Number: 9,030,922

Inventors: Yu; Haiming (San Jose, CA), Koay; Wei Yee (Penang, MY)
Title: Method and apparatus for memory block initialization
Patent Number: 7,221,185

Inventors: Yu; Ho-Yuan (Saratoga, CA), Lin; Chong-Ming (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Method of manufacturing a Schottky barrier rectifier
Patent Number: 7,220,661

Inventors: Yu; Kuan-Chieh (Changhua, TW)
Title: Foldable bed
Patent Number: 9,027,181

Inventors: Yu; Wang-I (Jhonghe, TW), Chiu; Shu-Yi (Jhonghe, TW), Tai; Hung-Chi (Jhonghe, TW)
Title: Electrical connector and electrical connector assembly having heat-radiating structures
Patent Number: 7,938,675

Inventors: Yu; Yang (Hangzhou, CN), Lin; Xiang (Hangzhou, CN)
Title: Ethernet access device and Ethernet access method
Patent Number: 7,940,812

Inventors: Yuan; Rebecca W. (San Diego, CA), Indirabhai; Jyothis (San Diego, CA), Yen; Kevin (San Diego, CA)
Title: Bluetooth access code assisted initial DC estimation and frame synchronization
Patent Number: 7,221,717

Inventors: Zafarana; Alessandro (Milan, IT), Zambotti; Dario (Vimodrone, IT), Saggini; Stefano (San Donato Milanese, IT)
Title: Method for regulating the time constant matching in DC/DC converters
Patent Number: 7,221,135

Inventors: Zapiec; Charles J. (Yardley, PA), Greenberg; Daniel A. (Kendell Park, NJ), Winwood; Mark (Longwood, FL)
Title: Professional time tracking and reporting system
Patent Number: 7,222,293

Inventors: Zekavica; Ornela (Novi, MI), Petrovich; Miodrag Mitch (Ann Arbor, MI), Nakashima; Atsushi (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Method of forming one piece back frame for a vehicle seat
Patent Number: 9,027,225

Inventors: Zelsacher; Rudolf (Klagenfurt, AT), Ganitzer; Paul (Villach, AT)
Title: Method for manufacturing semiconductor devices having a metallisation layer
Patent Number: 9,029,200

Inventors: Zeng; Yonghuang (San Diego, CA), Petrovic; Branislav (La Jolla, CA)
Title: Cascaded diplexer circuit
Patent Number: 9,030,270

Inventors: Zhang; Wei (Plainsboro, NJ), Barbu; Adrian (Tallahassee, FL), Prummer; Simone (Neunkirchen am Brand, DE), Ostermeier; Martin (Buckenhof, DE), Reddy; Chandan K. (Troy, MI), Comaniciu; Dorin (Princeton Junction, NJ)
Title: System and method for coronary digital subtraction angiography
Patent Number: 7,940,971

Inventors: Zhang; Xinshen (Chengdu, CN), Yu; Lingyun (Chengdu, CN), Jiang; Xiaoping (Chengdu, CN)
Title: Simultaneous analysis of chlorides and sulfides by low pressure ion exclusion chromatography
Patent Number: 7,939,334

Inventors: Zhang; Zaifu (Austin, TX), Bailey; Robert (Austin, TX)
Title: Electronic device testing system
Patent Number: 7,941,718

Inventors: Zhao; Haibo (The Woodlands, TX), Holladay; Johnathan E. (Kennewick, WA), Zhang; Zongchao C. (Norwood, NJ)
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