Sunday, September 08 2019


Weekly Report

Expired Patents

Inventors: .ANG.snes; Kristian (Molndal, SE)
Title: Vibrator damping
Patent Number: 7,242,786

Inventors: Aaltonen; Janne (Turku, FI), Talmola; Pekka (Turku, FI)
Title: Receiving devices
Patent Number: 7,970,369

Inventors: Abadi; Aharon (Eilat, IL), Abadi; Moria (Petah-Tikva, IL), Ben-Harrush; Idan (Givat Elah, IL)
Title: Mobile computing program slicing and behavior
Patent Number: 9,069,562

Inventors: Abanto; Edward A. (Dumont, NJ), Abanto; Rimah A. (Dumont, NJ)
Title: Automatic zipper mechanism for clothing
Patent Number: 7,971,279

Inventors: Abate; Riccardo (S. Martino Della Battaglia, IT), Abate; Luigi (S. Martino Della Battaglia, IT)
Title: Automatised assembly operating unit in particular for aerosol appliances
Patent Number: 7,967,576

Inventors: Abbanato; Kevin (Davie, FL)
Title: Computing device stand and related methods
Patent Number: 9,068,691

Inventors: Abbott; Peter Edward James (Eaglescliffe Cleveland, GB)
Title: Synthesis gas and Fischer Tropsch integrated process
Patent Number: 9,067,850

Inventors: Abdollahi; Hamid (Vancouver, CA), Naugle; Etienne Jonathan (New Westminster, CA), Hoskinson; Reynald Antoine (Vancouver, CA)
Title: Gaze detecting heads-up display systems
Patent Number: 9,069,166

Inventors: Abe; Daisuke (Shizuoka-ken, JP), Matsubara; Hideyuki (Mishima, JP)
Title: Process cartridge and image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 7,242,885

Inventors: Abe; Tetsuya (Hiratsuka, JP)
Title: Storage control apparatus and storage control method
Patent Number: 7,970,991

Inventors: Abecassis; David (Boca Raton, FL), Cheng; Helen (Palo Alto, CA), Phillips; Mark (Silver Creek Valley, CA), Read; Leighton (Palo Alto, CA), Reeves; Byron (Stanford, CA), Roy; Simon (Los Altos, CA), Rubin; Daniel (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Attention economy for attention to messages, tasks and resources
Patent Number: 7,240,826

Inventors: Abedi; Saied (Reading, GB)
Title: Improvements to body area networks
Patent Number: 9,072,114

Inventors: Abell; Thomas Joseph (Oud-Heverlee, BE)
Title: Barrier film integrity on porous low k dielectrics by application of a hydrocarbon plasma treatment
Patent Number: 7,242,098

Inventors: Abhyanker; Raj (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Peer-to-peer neighborhood delivery multi-copter and method
Patent Number: 9,070,101

Inventors: Abiko; Masahiko (Hamamatsu, JP)
Title: White key for keyboard instrument
Patent Number: 9,070,346

Inventors: Abou-Khalil; Michel J. (Essex Junction, VT), Gauthier, Jr.; Robert J. (Hinesburg, VT), Lee; Tom C. (Essex Junction, VT), Li; Junjun (Williston, VT), Mitra; Souvick (Essex Junction, VT), Putnam; Christopher S. (Hinesburg, VT)
Title: Through silicon via repair
Patent Number: 9,070,629

Inventors: Abou-Khalil; Michel J. (Essex Junction, VT), Gauthier; Robert (Essex Junction, VT), Li; Junjun (Essex Junction, VT)
Title: Bidirectional electrostatic discharge protection structure for high voltage applications
Patent Number: 7,968,908

Inventors: Abuljadayel; Ilham Saleh (London, GB)
Title: Method of preparing an undifferentiated cell
Patent Number: 9,068,164

Inventors: Acharya; B. Ramamurthy (Cupertino, CA), Zhou; Jianing (Fremont, CA), Choe; Gunn (San Jose, CA), Zheng; Min (Milpitas, CA)
Title: Soft magnetic underlayer with exchange coupling induced anisotropy for perpendicular magnetic recording media
Patent Number: 7,241,516

Inventors: Ackloo; Andrew (Toronto, CA)
Title: Computer keyboard overlay
Patent Number: 7,967,189

Inventors: Adachi; Seiji (Atsugi, JP), Ohno; Yoshio (Ayase, JP), Ohashi; Hideaki (Higashiyamato, JP), Sato; Toshiyuki (Kasukabe, JP)
Title: Replacement part order processing apparatus, method for ordering replacement parts and computer-readable recording medium
Patent Number: 7,970,636

Inventors: Adams; Justin F. (Ypsilanti, MI), Avallone; Louis A. (Milford, MI), McKim; Dale W. (Howell, MI), Sell; Jeffrey A. (West Bloomfield, MI), Siekkinen; John W. (Novi, MI), Verdejo; Julian R. (Farmington, MI)
Title: Oxygen sensor heater control strategy
Patent Number: 7,968,827

Inventors: Adams; Samuel S. (Rutherfordton, NC), Friedlander; Robert R. (Southbury, CT), Kraemer; James R. (Santa Fe, NM)
Title: Dimensionally constrained synthetic context objects database
Patent Number: 9,069,838

Inventors: Adams; Samuel S. (Rutherfordton, NC), Friedlander; Robert R. (Southbury, CT), Kraemer; James R. (Santa Fe, NM), Linton; Jeb R. (Manassas, VA)
Title: Measuring and displaying facets in context-based conformed dimensional data gravity wells
Patent Number: 9,069,752

Inventors: Adigrat; Antonio (Milan, IT), Cocchini; Franco (Milan, IT), Collaro; Antonio (Milan, IT), Schiaffo; Antonello (Milan, IT)
Title: Bend-resistant single-mode optical fibre
Patent Number: 9,069,114

Inventors: Adler; Doron (Nesher, IL), Pillar; Ofer (Haifa, IL), Zaretski; Alex (Nesher, IL), Blumenzweig; Arie (Netanya, IL)
Title: Image-distorting endoscopes and methods of making and using such endoscope
Patent Number: 7,241,262

Inventors: Adusumilli; Vijay P. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Off-chip micro control and interface in a multichip integrated memory system
Patent Number: 7,971,024

Inventors: Afar; Daniel E. H. (Fremont, CA), Hubert; Rene S. (Los Angeles, CA), Mitchell; Steve Chappell (Gurnee, IL)
Title: Gene expressed in prostate cancer
Patent Number: 7,968,283

Inventors: Agami; Reuven (Amsterdam, NL), Brummelkamp; Thijn (Amsterdam, NL)
Title: Expression system
Patent Number: 7,241,618

Inventors: Agarwal; Aditya (Sunnyvale, CA), Sivaram; Srinivasan (Monte Sereno, CA), Vyvoda; Michael (San Jose, CA)
Title: Methods of transferring a lamina to a receiver element
Patent Number: 7,967,936

Inventors: Agarwal; Charu (New Delhi, IN), Albouyeh; Shadi E. (Raleigh, NC), Cavoto; Paulo Henrique de Almeida (Campinas, BR), Gowda; Mamatha (London, GB), Harthoorn; Wim A. (Horsham, GB), Mandapaka; Asmeeta N. (Pune, IN), Tara; Sunjit (Budd Lake, NJ), Young; Sean (New Malden, GB)
Title: Services management application integrating social media and automated infrastructure monitoring
Patent Number: 9,069,763

Inventors: Aggarwal; Charu C. (Ossining, NY), Yu; Philip Shi-Lung (Chappaqua, NY)
Title: Methods and apparatus for data stream clustering for abnormality monitoring
Patent Number: 7,970,772

Inventors: Agtuca; Peter (Auburn, WA)
Title: Exhaust gas electric generation apparatus and method
Patent Number: 7,969,035

Inventors: Aguilera Galeote; Jose Antonio (Malaga, ES)
Title: Device reducing speed of vehicles travelling on a roadway
Patent Number: 7,967,526

Inventors: Ahn; Sang Moon (Gunpo-si, KR), Lim; Jong Won (Anyang-si, KR)
Title: Communication terminal with movable display
Patent Number: 7,970,126

Inventors: Ai; Chunbing (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Mobile phone case with retractable headset
Patent Number: 9,071,902

Inventors: Aihara; Tetsuya (Yokkaichi, JP)
Title: Connector, a terminal fitting, a chained terminal and a mounting method for a connector
Patent Number: 7,241,150

Inventors: Akatsu; Kazuhiro (Ibaraki, JP), Shibayama; Yasuyuki (Ibaraki, JP), Mochizuki; Takeshi (Ibaraki, JP)
Title: Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 7,969,460

Inventors: Akishiba; Yuji (Osaka, JP)
Title: Displacement gauge and displacement measuring method
Patent Number: 7,242,485

Inventors: Akita; Tadashi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Screw fastener
Patent Number: 7,966,888

Inventors: Akiyama; Kazuhiko (Fuji, JP), Kambe; Takayuki (Mishima, JP), Nukushina; Harunobu (Fuji, JP)
Title: Microcomputer and electrical device having the same
Patent Number: 7,971,016

Inventors: Akiyama; Takashi (Osaka, JP), Ueda; Hideyuki (Osaka, JP), Ichinose; Toshihiko (Nara, JP), Takada; Masahiro (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Method for operating fuel cell system
Patent Number: 7,968,238

Inventors: Al-Harbi; Hamad S. H. (Surra, KW)
Title: System and method for monitoring and controlling water distribution
Patent Number: 7,970,715

Inventors: Alagha; Abdullah Ali Ahmad (Riyadh, SA), Alghathbar; Khaled (Riyadh, SA), Alkhalaf; Mohammed Nasser Ibrahim (Industrial Jubail, SA), Taher; Abdulaziz Walied Abdulgader (Riyadh, SA)
Title: Phishing and online fraud prevention
Patent Number: 9,071,600

Inventors: Alban; Bruno (Houston, TX), Arpentinier; Philippe (Houston, TX), Briglia; Alain (Houston, TX), Moreau; Serge (Houston, TX), Del Corso; Fabrice (Houston, TX), Davidian; Benoit (Houston, TX)
Title: Method and equipment for treating CO.sub.2-rich smoke
Patent Number: 9,067,173

Inventors: Albert; Jonathan D. (Cambridge, MA), Crossley; Glen (Belmont, MA), Geramita; Katharine (Cambridge, MA), Amundson; Karl R. (Cambridge, MA), Steiner; Michael L. (Methuen, MA), Drzaic; Paul (Lexington, MA), Loxley; Andrew (Allston, MA), Comiskey; Barrett (Cambridge, MA), Valianatos; Peter J. (Boston, MA)
Title: Encapsulated electrophoretic displays having a monolayer of capsules and materials and methods for making the same
Patent Number: 7,242,513

Inventors: Albertson; Todd P. (Warren, OR), Crocker; Michael T. (Portland, OR), Shia; David (Portland, OR), Kress; Lothar R. (Portland, OR)
Title: Wire probe assembly and forming process for die testing
Patent Number: 9,069,014

Inventors: Alday; Nathan A. (Ventura, CA)
Title: Aircraft wing-pylon interface mounting apparatus
Patent Number: 7,966,921

Inventors: Alen; Jo (Diepenbeek, BE), Boland; Sandro (Diepenbeek, BE), Bourin; Arnaud Pierre Jean (Diepenbeek, BE), Defert; Olivier (Diepenbeek, BE), Leysen; Dirk (Diepenbeek, BE)
Title: Biphenylcarboxamides as ROCK kinase inhibitors
Patent Number: 9,067,889

Inventors: Alfano; Bryan L. (Manchester, CT)
Title: Fuel supply manifold assembly
Patent Number: 7,968,244

Inventors: Algreatly; Cherif Atia (Newark, CA)
Title: 3-D computer input device and method
Patent Number: 7,969,418

Inventors: Allard; Randall (Germantown, TN), Kunzler; Alex (Issaquah, WA), Finazzo; Anthony (Lake Forest Park, WA), Bryan; Vincent (Quincy, WA), Gil; Carlos (Collierville, TN), Conta; Robert (Mercer Island, WA)
Title: Posterior articular disc and method for implantation
Patent Number: 7,967,862

Inventors: Allen; David H. (Rochester, MN), Dewanz; Douglas M (Rochester, MN), Paulsen; David P. (Dodge Center, MN), Sheets, II; John E. (Zumbrota, MN), Williams; Kelly L. (Rochester, MN)
Title: Semiconductor device channels
Patent Number: 9,070,751

Inventors: Allen; David Thomas (Longwood, FL), Vitello; Travis John (Debary, FL)
Title: Clamping structure for a stator core
Patent Number: 9,071,096

Inventors: Allert; Torben (Bremen, DE), Kruger; Jens (Schonebeck, DE)
Title: Adjustment device for the alignment of supporting parts on structures having inherent dimensional tolerances
Patent Number: 7,967,537

Inventors: Alonso Gago; Justo (Getafe, ES), Valera Rodriguez; Pedro (Getafe, ES)
Title: Measurement of the inertial properties of an aircraft movable control surface
Patent Number: 9,067,673

Inventors: Alpert; Yaron (Hod Hasharoni, IL), Levin; Tirosh (Hadera, IL)
Title: Optimizing location system configuration exchanges through dynamic location working profiles
Patent Number: 9,071,934

Inventors: Alrod; Idan (Herzliya, IL), Sharon; Eron (Rishon Lezion, IL), Miwa; Toru (Yokohama, JP), Hemink; Gerrit Jan (Yokohama, JP), Mokhlesi; Nima (Los Gatos, CA)
Title: Non-volatile memory and methods with soft-bit reads while reading hard bits with compensation for coupling
Patent Number: 9,070,472

Inventors: Altman; Erik R. (Danbury, CT), Srinivasan; Vijayalakshmi (New York, NY)
Title: Limiting entries in load issued premature part of load reorder queue searched to detect invalid retrieved values to between store safe and snoop safe pointers for the congruence class
Patent Number: 7,971,033

Inventors: Aminy; Zamarud (Elk Grove, CA), Aminy; Mohammad (Elk Grove, CA)
Title: Heating mattress
Patent Number: 9,066,601

Inventors: Amsterdam; Jeffrey D. (Roswell, GA), Hamilton, II; Rick A. (Charlottesville, VA), Marzorati; Mauro (Lutz, FL), O'Connell; Brian M. (Research Triangle Park, NC), Walker; Keith R. (Austin, TX)
Title: System and method for adjusting inactivity timeout settings on a display device
Patent Number: 9,069,550

Inventors: An; Chi-Di (Hsin-Chu, TW)
Title: High voltage tolerant I/O circuit
Patent Number: 7,242,559

Inventors: An; Kyu Hwan (Irvine, CA), Park; Yunseo (Norcross, GA), Lee; Chang-Ho (Marietta, GA)
Title: Systems and methods for positive and negative feedback of cascode transistors for a power amplifier
Patent Number: 7,969,246

Inventors: Anas; Alex (Williamsville, NY)
Title: Computer based system to generate data for implementing regional and metropolitan economic, land use and transportation planning
Patent Number: 7,970,642

Inventors: Andersen, Jr.; Robert E. (Barrington, IL)
Title: Crimped piston to rod joint
Patent Number: 7,240,606

Inventors: Andersen; Peter (Hamburg, DE), Rzadki; Wolfgang (Glinde, DE)
Title: Hybrid ship propulsion system
Patent Number: 7,241,192

Inventors: Anderson; Catherine (Durham, NC), Lee; Stephen Aaron (Durham, NC), Powell; Kerrie (Durham, NC), Puente; Pilar (Speyer, DE), Almond; Jennifer Lee (Eden Prairie, MN), Timmons; Philip Reid (Durham, NC), Wingate; Vincent Paul Mary (Chapel Hill, NC)
Title: Generation of plants with improved drought tolerance
Patent Number: 7,968,768

Inventors: Anderson; Paul L. (Alexandria, MN), Pazdernik; Irvan Leo (Alexandria, MN)
Title: Variable pitch system, apparatus and method
Patent Number: 9,067,736

Inventors: Anderson; R. Rox (Lexington, MA), Hunter; Ian W. (Lincoln, MA), Brenan; Colin J. H. (Marblehead, MA), Lim; Keng Hui (Cambridge, MA), Sebern; Elizabeth (Cincinnati, OH)
Title: Apparatus and method for laser treatment with spectroscopic feedback
Patent Number: 7,967,016

Inventors: Ando; Kenji (Hitachinaka, JP)
Title: Navigation system
Patent Number: 7,970,536

Inventors: Ando; Satoshi (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device and method for producing the same
Patent Number: 7,241,634

Inventors: Andrensek; Samo (Ljubljana, SI), Anzel; Jolanda (Ljubljana, SI), Hocevar; Marjeta (Ljubljana, SI), Casar; Zdenko (Ljubljana, SI)
Title: Processes for the preparation of key intermediate for the synthesis of rosuvastatin or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof
Patent Number: 9,067,895

Inventors: Andrew; Felix G. T. I. (Seattle, WA), Ellison-Taylor; Ian M. (Seattle, WA), Carroll; Mark S. (Seattle, WA)
Title: Method and system for reducing coding complexity by providing intelligent manipulable defaults
Patent Number: 7,243,335

Inventors: Angelopoulos; Marie (Cortlandt Manor, NY), Babich; Katherina E. (Chappaqua, NY), Burns; Sean D. (Hopewell Junction, NY), Conti; Richard A. (Katonah, NY), Gabor; Allen H. (Katonah, NY), Halle; Scott D. (Hopewell Junction, NY), Mahorowala; Arpan P. (Bronxville, NY), Pfeiffer; Dirk (Dobbs Ferry, NY)
Title: Process of making a semiconductor device using multiple antireflective materials
Patent Number: 7,968,270

Inventors: Annuziata; Anthony J. (Stamford, CT), Gaidis; Michael C. (Wappingers Falls, NY)
Title: Thermally assisted MRAM with a multilayer encapsulant for low thermal conductivity
Patent Number: 9,070,868

Inventors: Ansari; Yasser (Mission Viejo, CA), Matsuo; Kotaro (Poway, CA)
Title: Systems and methods for rapidly enabling brew-based wireless handsets for content development
Patent Number: 7,970,393

Inventors: Anselmann; Ralf (Ramsen, DE), Winkler; Holger (Darmstadt, DE), Hellmann; G. P. (Mainz, DE), Ruhl; Tillmann (Griesheim, DE), Vulpius; Gunther (Riedsladt, DE), Dorr; Harald (Messel, DE)
Title: Moulded bodies consisting of core-shell particles
Patent Number: 7,241,502

Inventors: Anurag; Singla (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Security threat detection associated with security events and an actor category model
Patent Number: 9,069,954

Inventors: Appelt; Bernd Karl-Heinz (Apalachin, NY), Bupp; James Russell (Endwell, NY), Farquhar; Donald Seton (Endicott, NY), Keesler; Ross William (Endicott, NY), Klodowski; Michael Joseph (Endicott, NY), Seman; Andrew Michael (Kirkwood, NY), Schild; Gary Lee (Endicott, NY)
Title: Manufacturing methods for printed circuit boards
Patent Number: 7,240,430

Inventors: Arai; Hitoshi (Yokohama, JP), Saika; Nobuyuki (Yokosuka, JP)
Title: Management apparatus and management method
Patent Number: 7,970,882

Inventors: Arakelyan; Levon (Ashdod, IL), Selitser; Vera (Jerusalem, IL), Agur; Zvia (Tel Aviv, IL)
Title: Interactive technique for optimizing drug development from the pre-clinical phases through phase-IV
Patent Number: 7,970,550

Inventors: Arakelyan; Vigen (Octeville-sur-Mer, FR)
Title: Device for blow-molding or stretch blow molding of thermoplastic containers
Patent Number: 7,241,130

Inventors: Archer-Hall; Carol (Detroit, MI)
Title: Collapsible high chair with locking legs
Patent Number: 9,066,606

Inventors: Archibald; William B. (Foster City, CA), Hornbostel; Marc D. (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for screening combinatorial libraries of semiconducting properties
Patent Number: 7,242,000

Inventors: Arena; Chantal (Mesa, AZ)
Title: Methods and structures for bonding elements
Patent Number: 9,070,818

Inventors: Arimoto; Hideo (Kodaira, JP), Aoki; Masahiro (Kokubunji, JP)
Title: Semiconductor laser apparatus
Patent Number: 7,970,041

Inventors: Arita; Hideaki (Tokyo, JP), Yoshizawa; Toshiyuki (Tokyo, JP), Hatano; Kenta (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Location detector device
Patent Number: 9,068,817

Inventors: Arlt; Dieter (Lemgo, DE)
Title: Metathesis catalysts
Patent Number: 7,241,898

Inventors: Armani; Elisabetta (Parma, IT), Amari; Gabriele (Parma, IT), Villetti; Gino (Parma, IT)
Title: Ester derivatives as phosphodiesterase inhibitors
Patent Number: 7,968,724

Inventors: Armstrong; Andrew A. (Chandlers Ford, GB), Pilot; Richard W. (Winchester, GB)
Title: Application documentation effectiveness monitoring and feedback
Patent Number: 9,069,580

Inventors: Arning; Andreas (Tuebingen, DE), Baader; Andrea E. (Boeblingen, DE), Schulze; Thomas (Aidlingen, DE), Schwarze; Sascha (Hildrizhausen, DE)
Title: Providing access control for public and private document fields
Patent Number: 9,069,986

Inventors: Arrowood; Tina L. (Elko New Market, MN), Kruper, Jr.; William J. (Sanford, MI), Briggs; John R. (Midland, MI)
Title: Process for hydrochlorination of multihydroxylated aliphatic hydrocarbons
Patent Number: 9,067,845

Inventors: Asahara; Hideo (Yokohama, JP)
Title: System and method for controlling the settings of an imaging forming apparatus
Patent Number: 9,069,502

Inventors: Asahina; Takayuki (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Read-only optical disc medium and method of fabricating the same
Patent Number: 7,969,855

Inventors: Asami; Rei (Kokubunji, JP), Kawabata; Kenichi (Kodaira, JP)
Title: Ultrasonic treatment device
Patent Number: 9,067,053

Inventors: Asanuma; Hiroshi (Chita, JP)
Title: Exhaust gas recirculation apparatus
Patent Number: 9,068,536

Inventors: Asbach; Ronald M. (Grand Island, NY), Bapst; David M. (South Wales, NY), Huntsberger; Kurt J. (Arcade, NY), Clark; Jacob J. (East Aurora, NY)
Title: Children's ride-on vehicles with powered window mechanisms
Patent Number: 7,967,089

Inventors: Ash; Kevin J. (Tucson, AZ), Mannenbach; David F. (Tucson, AZ), Hsu; Yu-Cheng (Tucson, AZ)
Title: Apparatus and method to rebuild an NVS image using cache data
Patent Number: 7,243,190

Inventors: Ashrafzadeh; Ahmad (Morgan Hill, CA), Izadinia; Mansour (Cupertino, CA), Kalje; Nitin (Cupertino, CA), McQuirk; Ignacio (Los Altos, CA)
Title: Integrated circuit packages incorporating an inductor and methods
Patent Number: 7,969,002

Inventors: Asraff; Yechiel (Modi'in, IL), Levy; Shuki (Ramat Gan, IL), Nikolaevsky; Michael (Holon, IL), Tzfati; Haim (Rishon Le Zion, IL)
Title: Board-to-board radio frequency antenna arrangement
Patent Number: 7,969,365

Inventors: Assefa; Solomon (Ossining, NY), Gill; Douglas M. (South Orange, NJ), Proesel; Jonathan E. (Yorktown Heights, NY), Rylyakov; Alexander V. (Mount Kisco, NY), Schow; Clint L. (Ossining, NY)
Title: Optical de-multiplexing device
Patent Number: 9,069,127

Inventors: Atarashi; Tomoo (Kariya, JP), Takami; Shigeki (Anjo, JP), Ike; Nobukazu (Kariya, JP), Iwase; Yuji (Mishima, JP), Tabata; Atsushi (Okazaki, JP), Matsubara; Tooru (Toyota, JP), Shibata; Hiroyuki (Susano, JP), Imamura; Tatsuya (Okazaki, JP), Kakinami; Takuma (Toyota, JP), Kumazaki; Kenta (Toyota, JP)
Title: Hybrid drive unit and running control method for hybrid drive unit
Patent Number: 7,967,090

Inventors: Atlas; Les (Seattle, WA), Thompson; Jeffrey (Bothell, WA)
Title: Single channel sound separation
Patent Number: 7,243,060

Inventors: Atlas; Michael (Arlington, MA)
Title: Flush catheter with flow directing sheath
Patent Number: 7,241,286

Inventors: Atsmon; Alon (Qiryat Ono, IL), Atsmon; Dan (Rehovot, IL)
Title: System and process for building a catalog using visual objects
Patent Number: 9,069,795

Inventors: Atsumi; Ryo (Shibuya-ku, JP), Oki; Yasuhiro (Yaizu, JP), Masuda; Taiju (Yaizu, JP), Mitani; Yutaka (Yaizu, JP)
Title: Hydrogen fermentor and method of producing hydrogen
Patent Number: 7,968,322

Inventors: Attia; Olivier (New York, NY), Shrivastava; Prateek (Newark, NJ), Zastepine; Roman (Brooklyn, NY), Outmezguine; Avi (Brookyln, NY)
Title: Group average filter algorithm for digital image processing
Patent Number: 7,242,816

Inventors: Auer; Heinz (Neulussheim, DE), Bessling; Bernd (Grosse Ille, MI), Hammer; Hans (Mannheim, DE), Hasse; Hans (Kaiserslautern, DE), Sauer; Friedrich (Obersulzen, DE), Vicari; Maximilian (Limburgerhof, DE), Wagner; Gerhard (Ludwigshafen, DE), Adrian; Till (Bobenheim-Roxheim, DE)
Title: Material for a facility for the production of anhydrous formic acid
Patent Number: 7,241,365

Inventors: August; Jason (Toronto, CA), Stevens; John (Stratham, NH), Waterhouse; Paul (Copetown, CA)
Title: Secure, networked portable storage device
Patent Number: 9,069,933

Inventors: August; M Jason (Toronto, CA), Waterhouse; Paul (Selkirk, CA), Stevens; John K (Stratham, NH)
Title: RF-enablement of products and receptacles therefor
Patent Number: 7,242,301

Inventors: Auvenshine; John J. (Tucson, AZ), Bartholomy; Erik (Superior, CO), Haddock; Thomas E. (Highland Mills, NY), Hourselt; Andrew G. (Tucson, AZ), Olson; John T. (Tucson, AZ), Paquette; Kenneth D. (Essex Junction, VT), Walter; Victor L. (Hygiene, CO), Wood; Stanley C. (Round Rock, TX)
Title: Automated security policy enforcement and auditing
Patent Number: 9,071,644

Inventors: Avakian; Roger W. (Solon, OH)
Title: Thermoplastic polyhydroxyalkanoate compounds
Patent Number: 7,968,657

Inventors: Ayachitula; Naga A. (Elmsford, NY), Lemke; William A. (Scarsdale, NY), Puri; Rajeev (Huntersville, NC)
Title: Managing software patch installations
Patent Number: 9,069,969

Inventors: Azar; Petra (New Hope, PA), Hannoush; Camile (Springfield, MA)
Title: Jewelry article
Patent Number: 9,066,562

Inventors: Baccouche; Ridha (Ann Arbor, MI), Barbat; Saeed David (Novi, MI), Belwafa; Jamel E. (Ann Arbor, MI), Arora; Rahul (Royal Oak, MI)
Title: Collision deflector assembly
Patent Number: 9,067,549

Inventors: Badger; Farrell G. (Mapleton, UT), Welch; Brendan M. (Farmington, CT), Thomas; Ronald D. (Woodland Hills, UT), Bahr; Lyman G. (Payson, UT), Richards; Dean F. (Pleasant Grove, UT)
Title: Explosive device with accelerated bioremediation capacity
Patent Number: 7,240,618

Inventors: Bae; Byoung-Young (Suwon, KR)
Title: Slim optical disc drive
Patent Number: 7,243,358

Inventors: Baell; Jonathan Bayldon (Bundoora, AU), Bui; Chinh Thien (Balwyn North, AU), Colman; Peter (East Melbourne, AU), Dudley; Danette A. (Pacifica, CA), Fairbrother; Wayne J. (Burlingame, CA), Flygare; John A. (Burlingame, CA), Lessene; Guillaume Laurent (Bundoora, AU), Ndubaku; Chudi (Thomastown, AU), Nikolakopoulos; George (Thomastown, AU), Rye; Carl Steven (Epsom, CA), Sleebs; Brad Edmund (Reservoir, AU), Smith; Brian John (Sunbury, AU), Watson; Keith Geoffrey (Surry Hills, AU), Elmore; Steven W. (Northbrook, IL), Petros; Andrew M. (Mundelein, IL), Souers; Andrew J. (Evanston, IL), Czabotar; Peter (Melbourne, AU)
Title: Compounds and methods of use
Patent Number: 9,067,928

Inventors: Baer; Mark E. (Williamsport, PA), Wolfe, Jr.; Melvin E. (Hallstead, PA)
Title: Motor shaft assembly and method
Patent Number: 7,241,117

Inventors: Bagnol; Didier (San Diego, CA), Liaw; Chen W. (San Diego, CA)
Title: Methods of identifying candidate compounds of the human G protein-coupled receptor, GPR50, as modulators of body mass or adiposity
Patent Number: 9,068,983

Inventors: Bailey; Bret A. (Flower Mound, TX), Hand; Leonard S. (Red Creek, NY)
Title: Dynamic allocation of workload deployment units across a plurality of clouds
Patent Number: 9,071,613

Inventors: Balraj; Rajarajan (Nuremberg, DE)
Title: Techniques for determining covariance measures based on correlation criteria
Patent Number: 9,071,318

Inventors: Ban; Ibrahim (Beaverton, OR), Chang; Peter L. D. (Portland, OR)
Title: Tri-gate integration with embedded floating body memory cell using a high-K dual metal gate
Patent Number: 7,968,392

Inventors: Bandiera; Tiziano (Gambolo', IT), Borgia; Andrea Lombardi (Paullo, IT), Orrenius; Sten Christian (Gallarate, IT), Perrone; Ettore (Boffalora S/Ticino, IT), Beria; Italo (Nerviano, IT), Fancelli; Daniele (Milan, IT), Galvani; Arturo (Parabiago, IT)
Title: Substituted pyrrolo-pyrazole derivatives active as kinase inhibitors
Patent Number: 7,968,583

Inventors: Bang; Juyoung (Seoul, KR), Ji; Byunghwa (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Backlight module
Patent Number: 7,967,461

Inventors: Bank; Judith H. (Cary, NC), Bradley; Lisa M. W. (Cary, NC), Sun; Lin (Morrisville, NC)
Title: Help for reading an e-book
Patent Number: 9,070,170

Inventors: Banning; Jeffrey H. (Hillsboro, OR), Drappel; Stephan V. (Mississauga, CA), Meinhardt; Michael B. (Lake Oswego, OR), Bridgeman; Randall R. (Tualatin, OR), Kugel; Alex J. (Fargo, ND)
Title: Compounds suitable for use in inks and inks having such compounds
Patent Number: 7,967,902

Inventors: Barak; Oz (Hod Hasharon, IL), Touboul; Assaf (Natanya, IL), Dor; Avner (Ramat Gan, IL)
Title: Method and device for wireless communication using MIMO techniques
Patent Number: 7,970,355

Inventors: Bargeron; David M. (Seattle, WA), Gupta; Anoop (Woodinville, WA)
Title: Common annotation framework
Patent Number: 7,243,301

Inventors: Barnhizer; Bret T. (Hubbard, OH), Gazenko; Sergey (Mason, OH)
Title: Methods and devices for rapid detection and identification of live microorganisms by aptamers and/or antibodies immobilized on permeable membranes
Patent Number: 9,068,216

Inventors: Barrows; Corey K. (Colchester, VT), Iadanza; Joseph A. (Hinesburg, VT), Nowak; Edward J. (Essex Junction, VT), Stout; Douglas W. (Milton, VT), Styduhar; Mark S. (Hinesburg, VT)
Title: Tunable capacitor
Patent Number: 9,070,791

Inventors: Bashaw; Matthew Charles (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Method and system for storing, retrieving, and sharing data using a field-accessed database system comprising a mobile unit
Patent Number: 9,069,839

Inventors: Bashir; Mubarik Ali (Riyadh, SA), Ahmed; Ijaz (Riyadh, SA)
Title: Process for producing a synthesis gas mixture
Patent Number: 9,067,847

Inventors: Basi; Guriqbal (Palo Alto, CA), Schenk; Dale B. (Burlingame, CA), Feinberg; Hadar Hana (Los Altos, CA), Weis; William I. (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Hybrid amyloid-beta antibodies
Patent Number: 9,067,981

Inventors: Basu; Anirban (Elmsford, NY), Cohen; Guy (Mohegan Lake, NY), Majumdar; Amlan (White Plains, NY)
Title: Low interfacial defect field effect transistor
Patent Number: 9,070,770

Inventors: Basu; Debashis (San Jose, CA), Godbole; Avanindra (San Jose, CA)
Title: Flexible queue and stream mapping systems and methods
Patent Number: 7,971,008

Inventors: Bates; Allen K. (Tucson, AZ), Bui; Nhan X. (Tucson, AZ), Hancock; Reed A. (Tucson, AZ), Winarski; Daniel J. (Tucson, AZ)
Title: Selectively lowering resistance of a constantly used portion of motor windings in disk drive
Patent Number: 9,070,401

Inventors: Bates; Cary L. (Rochester, MN), King; Justin K. (Rochester, MN), Helgeson; Lee Nee (Rochester, MN), Schlicht; Michelle A. (Rochester, MN)
Title: Analyzing concurrent debugging sessions
Patent Number: 9,069,895

Inventors: Batson; Don T. (Austin, TX), Hunter; Reginald (Round Rock, TX)
Title: Method and apparatus for substrate imaging
Patent Number: 7,969,465

Inventors: Baum; James T. (Elgin, NE)
Title: Drawbar protector
Patent Number: 7,967,323

Inventors: Baur; Thomas (Weilheim, DE), Winkeler; Thomas (Deizisau, DE), Riedel; Peter (Esslingen, DE)
Title: Duct optimization to prevent freezing
Patent Number: 7,967,029

Inventors: Bayat; Ardeshir (Manchester, GB)
Title: Four function surgical instrument
Patent Number: 7,967,774

Inventors: Bayer; Erwin (Dachau, DE), Thummler; Philipp (Munchen, DE), Steinwandel; Jurgen (Uhldingen-Muhlhofen, DE)
Title: Sonotrode especially for accelerating shot for ultrasonic shot peening
Patent Number: 7,966,885

Inventors: Bazan; Guillermo C. (Santa Barbara, CA), Rojas; Rene' (Santiago, CL)
Title: Single component, phosphine-free, initiators for ethylene homopolymerization and copolymerization with functionalized co-monomers
Patent Number: 7,968,487

Inventors: Beach; Kirk W. (Seattle, WA), Kim; Yongmin (Lake Forest Park, WA), Sikdar; Siddhartha (Washington, DC)
Title: Ultrasonic technique for assessing wall vibrations in stenosed blood vessels
Patent Number: 9,066,679

Inventors: Beard; David (Santa Ana, CA), Lee; Si-Hyung (Torrance, CA), Corbalis; Kevin (Tustin, CA), Cornejo; Victor (Riverside, CA), Magakat; Deo (Colton, CA), Mistry; Shatish (Irvine, CA)
Title: Apparatus, system, and method for generating power for exercise equipment
Patent Number: 9,067,099

Inventors: Beard; Donald G (Rogers, AR), Turner; Jebediah E (Bentonville, AR), Turner; Patrick E (Rogers, AR)
Title: Swim pacing device
Patent Number: 9,067,121

Inventors: Beardsley; Brent C. (Tucson, AZ), Benhase; Michael T. (Tucson, AZ), Gupta; Lokesh M. (Tucson, AZ), Williams; Sonny E. (Tucson, AZ)
Title: Systems and methods for destaging storage tracks from cache
Patent Number: 9,069,683

Inventors: Beardsley; Paul A. (Boston, MA), Raskar; Ramesh (Cambridge, MA), Vaish; Vaibhav (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Position and orientation sensing with a projector
Patent Number: 7,242,818

Inventors: Beauvais; Daniel J. (Kitty Hawk, NC), Ross, Jr.; Lawrence C. (Greensboro, NC), Zandi; Aria (New Carlisle, IN)
Title: Creating and maintaining a security policy
Patent Number: 9,069,958

Inventors: Becher; Paul F. (Oak Ridge, TN), Lin; Hua-Tay (Oak Ridge, TN)
Title: Use of additives to improve microstructures and fracture resistance of silicon nitride ceramics
Patent Number: 7,968,484

Inventors: Bedell; Stephen W. (Wappingers Falls, NY), DeSouza; Joel P. (Putnam Valley, NY), Ren; Zhibin (Hopewell Function, NY), Reznicek; Alexander (Mount Kisco, NY), Sadana; Devandra K. (Pleasantville, NY), Saenger; Katherine L. (Ossining, NY), Shahidi; Ghavam (Yorktown Heights, NY)
Title: Ion implantation combined with in situ or ex situ heat treatment for improved field effect transistors
Patent Number: 7,968,459

Inventors: Behrends; Derick G. (Rochester, MN), Hebig; Travis R. (Rochester, MN), Nelson; Daniel M. (Rochester, MN), Smith; Jesse D. (Rochester, MN)
Title: Assessing resources required to complete a VLSI design
Patent Number: 7,971,164

Inventors: Bektas; Umit (Krakow, PL), Januszek; Pawel (Krakow, PL), Kania; Piotr (Krakow, PL), Skibski; Konrad K. (Krakow, PL)
Title: Creating a prerequisite checklist corresponding to a software application
Patent Number: 9,069,643

Inventors: Belli; Sabina I. (Lane Cove, AU), Smith; Nicholas C. (Roseville, AU), Wallach; Michael (St. Ives, AU)
Title: Nucleic acids encoding recombinant 56 and 82 kDa antigens from gametocytes of Eimeria maxima and their uses
Patent Number: 7,968,695

Inventors: Belz; Donald F. (Clear Spring, MD), Glass; Duane L. (Smithsburg, MD)
Title: Spiral conveyor apparatus with automatic flow control
Patent Number: 7,240,788

Inventors: Ben-Yehuda; Shmuel (Haifa, IL), Factor; Michael (Haifa, IL), Laden; Guy (Haifa, IL), Ta-Shma; Paula Kim (Haifa, IL)
Title: System, method and computer program product for storing transient state information
Patent Number: 7,970,736

Inventors: Bender; Jurgen (Frankfurt, DE), Bischoff; Michael (Rottenberg, DE), Germuth-Loffler; Michael (Aschaffenburg, DE)
Title: Steering wheel assembly for a motor vehicle and method for operating a portable functional component
Patent Number: 9,067,543

Inventors: Benditt; David G. (Edina, MN), Brockway; Brian P. (Shoreview, MN), Wilson; Richard R. (Arden Hills, MN)
Title: Devices and methods for detecting and treating inadequate tissue perfusion
Patent Number: 7,967,758

Inventors: Benhase; Michael T. (Tucson, AZ), Gupta; Lokesh M. (Tucson, AZ), Hyde, II; Joseph S. (Tucson, AZ), LaFrese; Lee C. (Tucson, AZ)
Title: Adaptive record caching for solid state disks
Patent Number: 9,069,678

Inventors: Benhase; Michael T. (Tucson, AZ), Gupta; Lokesh M. (Tucson, AZ), Hyde, II; Joseph S. (Tucson, AZ), LaFrese; Lee C. (Tucson, AZ)
Title: Adaptive record caching for solid state disks
Patent Number: 9,069,679

Inventors: Bennet; Brendan (Aptos, CA)
Title: Multi-purpose mathematical drawing templates system
Patent Number: 9,067,459

Inventors: Bennett, II; Harold H. (Kirkland, WA)
Title: Physical therapy system and method
Patent Number: 7,967,729

Inventors: Bennett; Mark A. (Lagrange, OH), Geither; Jeffrey M (North Ridgeville, OH)
Title: Fluid flow control device operator
Patent Number: 7,966,906

Inventors: Bent; Rodney B. (Melbourne, FL), Davis; Robert T. (Melbourne, FL)
Title: Method of detecting, locating, and classifying lightning
Patent Number: 7,970,542

Inventors: Berens; Ulrich (Binzen, DE), Dosenbach; Oliver (Bad Bellingen, DE), Sprenger; Daniel (Basel, CH)
Title: Synthesis of amines and intermediates for the synthesis thereof
Patent Number: 7,968,730

Inventors: Berg; Carsten (Borre, DK), Singh; Sangita (Surrey, GB), Marsh; Ian Roger (Surrey, GB)
Title: Process for preparing 1,2-benzoisothiazolin-3-ones
Patent Number: 9,067,899

Inventors: Berg; William F. (Rochester, MN), Carlin; Jeremiah D. (Rochester, MN), Kalmbach; Michael T. (Elgin, MN), Schroeder; Mark D. (Rochester, MN)
Title: Hosting edge applications at the edge of a mobile data network
Patent Number: 9,072,042

Inventors: Berkowitz; Brian Thomas (Seattle, WA), van Ingen; Catharine (Bellevue, WA), Park; Charles E. (Bellevue, WA), Kusters; Norbert Paul (Woodinville, WA)
Title: Method and system for transporting data content on a storage area network
Patent Number: 7,243,198

Inventors: Berland; Kerry S. (Chicago, IL), Ensinger; James (Buffalo Grove, IL)
Title: Secured bag locking and tracking device
Patent Number: 7,969,304

Inventors: Berman; Stuart B. (Newport Coast, CA)
Title: Methods for the interconnection of fibre channel over ethernet devices using shortest path bridging
Patent Number: 9,071,629

Inventors: Berman; Stuart B. (Newport Coast, CA)
Title: Methods for the interconnection of fibre channel over ethernet devices using a trill network
Patent Number: 9,071,630

Inventors: Bermudez; Sergio A. (Cronton on Hudson, NY), Hamann; Hendrik (Yorktown Heights, NY), Marianno; Fernando J. (New York, NY)
Title: Method for early detection of cooling-loss events
Patent Number: 9,070,274

Inventors: Bernal; Edgar A. (Webster, NY), Xu; Beilei (Penfield, NY), Mestha; Lalit Keshav (Fairport, NY)
Title: Reconstructing an image of a scene captured using a compressed sensing device
Patent Number: 9,070,218

Inventors: Bernstein; Kerry (Underhill, VT)
Title: Thermal switch for integrated circuits, design structure, and method of sensing temperature
Patent Number: 7,969,228

Inventors: Bertram; Randal L. (Raleigh, NC), Boden; Edward B. (Highland, NY), Diamond; John B. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Pioli; Anthony F. (Bedford, MA)
Title: Logging and profiling content space data and coverage metric self-reporting
Patent Number: 9,069,647

Inventors: Besancon; Sylvain (Gerlingen, DE), Boecking; Friedrich (Stuttgart, DE), Sato; Sakae (Stuttgart, DE)
Title: Fuel injection system with integrated high-pressure accumulator
Patent Number: 9,068,543

Inventors: Bessette; Steven M. (Brentwood, TN)
Title: Synergistic and residual pesticidal compositions containing plant essential oils with enzyme inhibitors
Patent Number: 7,241,806

Inventors: Betzmeir; Helmut (Ottobrunn, DE)
Title: Piston engine
Patent Number: 7,240,647

Inventors: Beutler; Matthew G. (Temecula, CA), Anuskiewicz; Ronald H. (San Diego, CA), McKnight; James F. (San Diego, CA), Uccello; Santo (San Marcos, CA)
Title: Modular irrigation controller
Patent Number: 7,243,005

Inventors: Bharucha; Zubin (Munich, DE), Gunther; Auer (Munich, DE), Abe; Tetsushi (Tokyo, JP), Miki; Nobuhiko (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Base station apparatus and communication control method
Patent Number: 9,071,404

Inventors: Bhat; Sumana S. (Bangalore, IN), Brown; Karen L. B. (Fayetteville, NC), Jain; Ankur (Bangalore, IN), Joshi; Bipin K. (Pune, IN), Srivastava; Biplav (Noida, IN), Tamilselvam; Srikanth G. (TamilNadu, IN), White; Terrence E. (Raleigh, NC)
Title: Business content hierarchy
Patent Number: 9,069,846

Inventors: Bhavnagarwala; Azeez J. (Newtown, CT), Kosonocky; Stephen V. (Wilton, CT), Nitta; Satyanarayana V. (Poughquag, NY), Purushothaman; Sampath (Yorktown Heights, NY)
Title: Methods for incorporating high dielectric materials for enhanced SRAM operation and structures produced thereby
Patent Number: 7,968,450

Inventors: Bhide; Manish A. (New Delhi, IN), Gupta; Ajay K. (New Delhi, IN), Mohania; Mukesh K. (Agra, IN), Negi; Sumit (New Delhi, IN)
Title: Interaction via short message service messages with wireless markup language based websites
Patent Number: 9,071,571

Inventors: Bienstman; Peter (Merelbeke, BE), Claes; Tom (Ghent, BE), Bogaerts; Wim (Melle, BE)
Title: Vernier photonic sensor data-analysis
Patent Number: 9,068,950

Inventors: Bierman; Steven F. (Del Mar, CA)
Title: Catheter anchoring system
Patent Number: 7,967,792

Inventors: Biermann; Thorsten (Wachenroth, DE), Wiesinger; Fritz (Heilsbronn, DE), Klinger; Markus (Weissenburg, DE)
Title: Arrangement for supporting an input gear of transmission
Patent Number: 9,068,639

Inventors: Billau; Ronald L. (Rochester, MN), Cillis; Canio (Berlin, DE), Ott; Richard (Munich, DE)
Title: Charging and policy for services at the edge of a mobile data network
Patent Number: 9,071,449

Inventors: Billau; Ronald L. (Rochester, MN), Cillis; Canio (Berlin, DE), Ott; Richard (Munich, DE)
Title: Charging and policy for services at the edge of a mobile data network
Patent Number: 9,071,450

Inventors: Binder; Yehuda (Hod Ha'sharon, IL)
Title: Local area network of serial intelligent cells
Patent Number: 7,969,917

Inventors: Binley; Gary Norman (Shanghai, CN)
Title: Process and apparatus for manufacturing frozen aerated confections
Patent Number: 9,066,530

Inventors: Biris; Alexandru S. (Little Rock, AR), Trigwell; Steven (Kennedy Space Center, FL), Hatfield; Walter (Merritt Island, FL)
Title: Strain sensors, methods of making same, and applications of same
Patent Number: 9,068,283

Inventors: Bita; Ion (San Jose, CA), Wang; Chun-Ming (Fremont, CA), Xu; Gang (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Device having power generating black mask and method of fabricating the same
Patent Number: 7,969,641

Inventors: Blair; Christopher D. (Webster, NY), Sener; Ugur (Webster, NY), Debies; Thomas P. (Webster, NY), Longhenry; Joy (Webster, NY), Kuntz; Alan R. (Webster, NY)
Title: Oil-less fuser member
Patent Number: 7,242,900

Inventors: Bleda; David Fernandez (Sant Pere de Ribes, ES), Tous; Jordi Lluis (Tarragona, ES)
Title: Process for the resolution of zopiclone and intermediate compounds
Patent Number: 7,968,712

Inventors: Blocksome; Michael A. (Rochester, MN), Mamidala; Amith R. (Yorktown Heights, NY)
Title: Fencing data transfers in a parallel active messaging interface of a parallel computer
Patent Number: 9,069,631

Inventors: Blom; Adam Joshua (Oro Valley, AZ)
Title: Toilet overflow prevention device
Patent Number: 9,068,331

Inventors: Blondeau; Fabien (Le Landeron, CH), Talbot; Loic (Nidau, CH), Giauque; Claude-Alain (Pr les, CH)
Title: Altimeter watch
Patent Number: 7,242,639

Inventors: Blumberg; Stephen L. (Waterford, CT), Beckstrom; David W. (Milford, CT), Foth; Thomas J. (Trumbull, CT), Asano; David K. (Easton, CT), Siveyer; Ian A. (Monroe, CT)
Title: Apparatus and materials for two-stage printing of value indicia
Patent Number: 7,970,136

Inventors: Bobbitt; Russell P. (Pleasantville, NY), Feris; Rogerio S. (White Plains, NY), Zhai; Yun (Bedford Hills, NY)
Title: Determination of train presence and motion state in railway environments
Patent Number: 9,070,020

Inventors: Bobde; Nikhil P. (Bellevue, WA), Demirtjis; Ann (Redmond, WA), Han; Mu (Redmond, WA)
Title: Method and system for integrating security mechanisms into session initiation protocol request messages for client-proxy authentication
Patent Number: 7,243,370

Inventors: Boeing; Dieter (Erlangen, DE), Haras; Gabriel (Muecke, DE)
Title: Method and apparatus for controlling an imaging modality
Patent Number: 7,970,192

Inventors: Boerner; Herbert Friedrich (Aachen, DE)
Title: OLED device with macro extractor
Patent Number: 9,070,901

Inventors: Boggs; David W. (Hillsboro, OR), Dungan; John H. (Hillsboro, OR), Sanders; Frank A. (Beaverton, OR), Sato; Daryl A. (Portland, OR), Willis; Dan (Portland, OR)
Title: Electronic packaging using conductive interposer connector
Patent Number: 7,241,680

Inventors: Bohra; Subash (Oak Park, CA), Magret; Vincent (Oak Park, CA), Valentine; Steve (Camarillo, CA)
Title: System and method for port mapping in a communications network switch
Patent Number: 7,969,966

Inventors: Bolding; Michael J. (Smyrna, GA), Reyes; Vanessa P. (McDonough, GA), Vora; Janki Y. (Dallas, TX), Wallace; Joe C. (College Park, GA)
Title: Intelligent biometric identification of a participant associated with a media recording
Patent Number: 9,070,024

Inventors: Bollenz; Bernd (Nuremberg, DE), Czotscher; Konrad (Nuremberg, DE), Werner; Dieter (Neunkirchen am Brand, DE)
Title: Laser wavelength control arrangement and method
Patent Number: 7,242,701

Inventors: Bonham; Brent (Springville, UT)
Title: Vertical and horizontal adjustable hinge assembly
Patent Number: 7,240,400

Inventors: Boom; Herman (Eindhoven, NL), Kruizinga; Borgert (Zoetermeer, NL), Leenders; Martinus Hendrikus Antonius (Rhoon, NL), Mulkens; Johannes Catharinus Hubertus (Waalre, NL), Visser; Huibert (Zevenhuizen, NL), Pollard; Peter Julian (Veldhoven, NL)
Title: Liquid filled lens element, lithographic apparatus comprising such an element and device manufacturing method
Patent Number: 7,969,549

Inventors: Boone; Stephen D. (Louisville, KY)
Title: Dollhouse kit
Patent Number: 7,241,198

Inventors: Boos; Zdravko (Munchen, DE)
Title: Controllable amplifier circuit with a variable discrete-value gain, use of the amplifier circuit and method for operation of an amplifier whose gain can be adjusted in discrete values
Patent Number: 7,242,251

Inventors: Bosma; Epke (Tumba, SE), Holmertz; Nils Erik (Huddinge, SE)
Title: Device and a method for sampling of milk
Patent Number: 7,240,635

Inventors: Bosselmann; Thomas (Marloffstein, DE), Willsch; Michael (Jena, DE)
Title: Device for determining the distance between a rotor blade and a wall of a turbine engine surrounding the rotor blade
Patent Number: 7,969,165

Inventors: Botula; Alan B. (Essex Junction, VT), Joseph; Alvin J. (Williston, VT), Wolf; Randy L. (Essex Junction, VT)
Title: Non-linear kerf monitor and design structure thereof
Patent Number: 9,070,651

Inventors: Boucard; Philippe (Le Chesnay, FR), Lecler; Jean-Jacques (Cupertino, CA)
Title: System and method of distributed initiator-local reorder buffers
Patent Number: 9,069,912

Inventors: Bouhelal; Said (Beaumont, TX)
Title: Method for cross-linking isotactic polymers in the presence of peroxide
Patent Number: 7,241,844

Inventors: Bouras; Stamatios Alexandros (Ilioupolis, GR)
Title: Method and system for DC offset correction loop for a mobile digital cellular television environment
Patent Number: 7,969,222

Inventors: Boutwell, Jr.; Doyle Frederic (Houston, TX), Heidecke; Karsten (Houston, TX), Wood; Kevin (Langenhagen, DE), Pietras; Bernd-Georg (Wedemark, DE)
Title: Control line running system
Patent Number: 7,967,073

Inventors: Bovi; Fabio (Reggio Emilia, IT)
Title: Drive transmission group to a steer wheel of a vehicle
Patent Number: 9,067,642

Inventors: Bowles; Wayne A. (West Haven, UT)
Title: System, method and apparatus for deflecting mud from the foot area of an all terrain vehicle
Patent Number: 7,967,359

Inventors: Boyd; Tom (San Diego, CA), Chung; Rasyad (Berkeley, CA), Grosset; Greg (Boulevard, CA), Lofft; William (San Diego, CA), Parashar; Amish (Campbell, CA)
Title: Lean steering truck with a torsion spring assembly
Patent Number: 7,967,096

Inventors: Boyle; William J. (Fallbrook, CA), Huter; Benjamin C. (Murrieta, CA), Huter; Scott J. (Temecula, CA), Papp; John E. (Temecula, CA)
Title: Flexible and conformable embolic filtering devices
Patent Number: 7,241,304

Inventors: Bradley; Jeremy (Bristol, GB)
Title: Self curing injection nozzle
Patent Number: 7,967,587

Inventors: Brahmaroutu; Surender V. (Steilacoom, WA)
Title: Method for determining multiple paths between ports in a switched fabric
Patent Number: 7,243,160

Inventors: Bramlage; William (Cincinnati, OH), Strike; Jonathan (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Customized consumer loan search and optimized loan pricing
Patent Number: 7,970,699

Inventors: Brandstatter; Klaus (Rosstal, DE)
Title: Method for transmitting a message by compressed data transmission between a sender and a receiver via a data network
Patent Number: 7,970,015

Inventors: Branish, II; Edward G. (Hanover, NH), Chinnam; Veerabhadra R. (Ponte Vedra Beach, FL), Hughes, Jr.; George R. (Overland Parks, KS), Sun; James C. (Lewisville, TX)
Title: Secure data access using SQL query rewrites
Patent Number: 9,069,987

Inventors: Branson; Michael J. (Rochester, MN), Santosuosso; John M. (Rochester, MN)
Title: Identifying and routing poison tuples in a streaming application
Patent Number: 9,069,915

Inventors: Branson; Michael J. (Rochester, MN), Santosuosso; John M. (Rochester, MN), Schulz; Brandon W. (Rochester, MN)
Title: Predictive operator graph element processing
Patent Number: 9,069,543

Inventors: Braun; Adam C. (Sunnyvale, CA), Beamer; Jonathan L. (Menlo Park, CA), Rosenberg; Louis B. (Pleasanton, CA), Chang; Dean C. (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Force feedback system including multi-tasking graphical host environment and interface device
Patent Number: 7,969,288

Inventors: Bray; Alan V. (Spicewood, TX), Deppe; Denise (Austin, TX), Schmidt; Gary (Austin, TX), Irvin; David J. (Austin, TX)
Title: Self-sealing fastener
Patent Number: 9,068,583

Inventors: Breau; Jeremy R. (Kansas City, MO), Khan; Sohel (Philadelphia, PA)
Title: Mobile device handoff while maintaining connectivity with multiple access points
Patent Number: 7,969,953

Inventors: Bretschneider; Thomas (Lohmar, DE), Fu.beta.lein; Martin (Dusseldorf, DE), Kohler; Adeline (Wuppertal, DE), Muhlthau; Friedrich August (Bad Soden am Tanus, DE), Franken; Eva-Maria (Leichlingen, DE), Voerste; Arnd (Koln, DE)
Title: Heterocyclic compounds as pesticides
Patent Number: 9,066,518

Inventors: Brevick; John (Livonia, MI), Carlson; Clifford (Fenton, MI)
Title: Dual Combustion Mode Engine
Patent Number: 7,240,480

Inventors: Bright; Jeffrey J. (New Paltz, NY), Mack; George L. (Pleasant Valley, NY), Schade; Michael J. (Hopewell Junction, NY)
Title: Method and apparatus for filter conditioning
Patent Number: 7,967,978

Inventors: Brink; Peter R. (Setauket, NY), Cohen; Ira S. (Stony Brook, NY), Rosen; Michael R (New York, NY), Robinson; Richard B (Cresskill, NJ), Danilo, Jr.; Peter (Hopewell, NJ)
Title: Creation of a biological atrioventricular bypass to compensate for atrioventricular block
Patent Number: 7,968,126

Inventors: Brizius; Glen Leon (Atlanta, GA)
Title: Flame retardant nylon
Patent Number: 9,068,120

Inventors: Brodsky; Mikhail (Millburn, NJ), Magill; Peter (Freehold, NJ), Boroditsky; Mikhail (South Amboy, NJ), Antonelli; Cristian (Sulmona, IT), Mecozzi; Antonio (L'Aquila, IT)
Title: Method and apparatus for measuring the birefringence autocorrelation length in optical fibers
Patent Number: 7,969,562

Inventors: Brone; Dean Lance (Ann Arbor, MI), Clement; Scott A. (Atascadero, CA), Hancock; Bruno Caspar (North Stonington, CT), Hedden; David Bruce (Ann Arbor, MI), McCall; Michael A. (Atascadero, CA), Prescott; James K. (Shrewsbury, MA), Troxel; Thomas G. (San Luis Obispo, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for segregation testing of particulate solids
Patent Number: 7,240,575

Inventors: Brown; Carolyn (Monroe, NY)
Title: Rejuvenating hair oil system and method of use
Patent Number: 9,066,952

Inventors: Brown; David (Austin, TX), Ford; Lance (Austin, TX), Cheng; Angie (Austin, TX), Jarvis; Rich (Austin, TX), Byrom; Mike (Austin, TX), Ovcharenko; Dmitriy (Austin, TX), Devroe; Eric (Pflugerville, TX), Kelnar; Kevin (Kyle, TX)
Title: Methods and compositions involving miRNA and miRNA inhibitor molecules
Patent Number: 9,068,219

Inventors: Brown; Eric C. (Johnston, PA), Bobak; Michael (Duncan, SC), Simpson; Timothy J. (Berlin, PA)
Title: Vehicle body having a tailgate system operable in a plurality of modes
Patent Number: 7,240,968

Inventors: Brown; George A. (Beaconsfield, GB)
Title: Method and apparatus for measuring fluid properties
Patent Number: 7,240,547

Inventors: Brown; Jay (Beaverton, MI)
Title: Weapon stabilizer / hanger
Patent Number: 9,068,788

Inventors: Brown; Scott T. (Superior, CO), Wanser; Kelly A. (Thornton, CO)
Title: E-mail messaging system and method for enhanced rich media delivery
Patent Number: 7,970,843

Inventors: Brown; Stephen J. (Woodside, CA)
Title: Multi-user remote health monitoring system with biometrics support
Patent Number: 7,970,620

Inventors: Brown; Tracey J. (Flemington, AU)
Title: Hyaluronan as a chemo-sensitizer in the treatment of cancer
Patent Number: 9,066,919

Inventors: Brown; Ward R. (Chandler, AZ), Hendricks; Howard F. (Prescott, AZ)
Title: Sine modified trapezoidal drive for brushless DC motors
Patent Number: 9,071,172

Inventors: Browning; Luke M. (Austin, TX), Lepakshaiah; Mallesh K. (Bangalore, IN), Ramalingam; Kavitha (Bangalore, IN)
Title: Abstracting special file interfaces to concurrently support multiple operating system levels
Patent Number: 9,069,907

Inventors: Bruestle; Oliver (Meckenheim, DE)
Title: Neural precursor cells, method for the production and use thereof in neural defect therapy
Patent Number: 7,968,337

Inventors: Bruggeman; Paul J. (Loveland, OH), Burdorff; Mark A. (Loveland, OH), Collins, Jr.; William L. (Cincinnati, OH), Donofrio; William T. (Andover, MN), Eyster; Curt R. (West Chester, OH), Katz; Hal H. (Jupiter, FL), Martin; James F. (Lebanon, OH), Nalagatla; Anil K. (Mason, OH), Niklewski; Paul J. (Cincinnati, OH), Privitera; Salvatore (Mason, OH), Stevens, III; Fred B. (Cincinnati, OH), Wuennemann; Jeffery J. (Liberty Township, OH), Hickle; Randall S. (Lubbock, TX)
Title: Medical effector system
Patent Number: 7,970,631

Inventors: Brunner; Martin (Wallbach, CH), Rotzinger; Bruno (Delemont, CH), Kristiansen; Per Magnus (Zurich, CH), Benz; Rolf (Muttenz, CH)
Title: Method of improving scratch resistance and related products and uses
Patent Number: 9,068,073

Inventors: Bruschi; Dale A. (Hollywood, FL)
Title: Golf swing alignment device
Patent Number: 7,241,228

Inventors: Bu; Tian (Edison, NJ), Chen; Aiyou (New Providence, NJ), Vander Wiel; Scott Alan (Fanwood, NJ), Woo; Thomas (Short Hills, NJ)
Title: Evaluation of a fast and robust worm detection algorithm
Patent Number: 9,069,962

Inventors: Buchanan; Michael G. (O'Fallon, MO)
Title: Nestable system and method for accessing, organizing, and interacting with visual representations of data
Patent Number: 9,069,576

Inventors: Buckler; Gerhard Nikolaus (Apex, NC), Franke; Jeffery Michael (Apex, NC), Johnson; Donald Eugene (Apex, NC), Morrell; Carl A. (Cary, NC), Woodham; David Robert (Raleigh, NC)
Title: Computer program product for recovery of a failed flash of a blade service processor in a server chassis
Patent Number: 7,970,880

Inventors: Buckley; Steven G. (Redmond, WA), Gharavi; Mohammadreza (Tehran, IR), Borchers; Marco (Berlin, DE)
Title: Optical sensing based on wavelength modulation spectroscopy
Patent Number: 7,969,576

Inventors: Buis; Emmanuel (Sceaux, FR), Rouch; Sebastien (Paris, FR)
Title: Internal combustion engine control method
Patent Number: 7,966,814

Inventors: Buisine; Olivier (Saint-Genis-Laval, FR)
Title: Method for preparing difluoroacetonitrile and the derivatives thereof
Patent Number: 9,067,869

Inventors: Bullard; William Carter Carroll (New York, NY)
Title: Flow probe connectivity determination
Patent Number: 7,243,143

Inventors: Bunce; Paul A. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Chan; Yuen H. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Davis; John D. (Maybrook, NY), Henderson; Diana M. (Poughkeepsie, NY)
Title: SRAM supply voltage global bitline precharge pulse
Patent Number: 9,070,433

Inventors: Bury; Henryk (Mielec, PL)
Title: Mobile phone holder for mechanical vehicles
Patent Number: 7,970,440

Inventors: Buysse; Steven P. (Longmont, CO), Schmaltz; Dale F. (Fort Collins, CO), Couture; Gary M. (Longmont, CO), Nguyen; Lap P. (Longmont, CO), Johnson; Kristin D. (Louisville, CO)
Title: Bipolar electrosurgical instrument for sealing vessels
Patent Number: 7,241,296

Inventors: Buzzetti; Mike (Templeton, CA), Mansfield; Zachary C. (Paso Robles, CA), Mowrey; Michael J. (Paso Robles, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for automatically lifting a cover
Patent Number: 7,971,287

Inventors: Bykov; Dmitrij Viktorovich (Michurinsk, RU)
Title: Car roof conversion device
Patent Number: 9,067,478

Inventors: Cali; Connard (Dublin, CA), Ferreira; Carlos (Santa Catarina, BR)
Title: Strut based overrunning drives
Patent Number: 7,967,121

Inventors: Callahan; Kevin S. (Shoreline, WA), Diessner; Daniel J. (Mukilteo, WA), Mitchell; Bradley J. (Snohornish, WA)
Title: Electrical connector insert and apparatus and associated fabrication method
Patent Number: 7,241,173

Inventors: Callery; Matthew J. (Shrub Oak, NY), Desmond; Michael (White Plains, NY), Krasikov; Sophia (Katonah, NY), Ossher; Harold L. (South Salem, NY), Schonberg; Edith (New York, NY), Simmonds; Ian D. (Dobbs Ferry, NY)
Title: Smart slide creation and presentation
Patent Number: 9,069,772

Inventors: Cama; Karl (Roanoke, TX)
Title: Tagging and tracking non-hypertext markup language based E-mail
Patent Number: 7,970,842

Inventors: Camarota; Rafael (Sunnyvale, CA), Rahim; Irfan (San Jose, CA), Ang; Boon Jin (Penang, MY), Chong; Thow Pang (Johor, MY)
Title: Techniques for combining volatile and non-volatile programmable logic on an integrated circuit
Patent Number: 7,242,218

Inventors: Cameron; John (Los Angeles, CA)
Title: Container device and apparatus
Patent Number: 9,066,543

Inventors: Campos-Neto; Antonio (Westborough, MA), Kashino; Suely S. (Boston, MA)
Title: Tuberculosis antigen detection assays and vaccines
Patent Number: 7,968,694

Inventors: Cannata; Antonio (London, CA)
Title: Gear hub having a gear pump
Patent Number: 9,068,644

Inventors: Cao; Liangxian (Parlin, NJ), Mehta; Anuradha (Piscataway, NJ), Naryshkin; Nikolai A. (East Brunswick, NJ), Pellegrini; Matthew C. (Bedminster, NJ), Romfo; Charles M. (Easton, PA), Trifillis; Panayiota (Piscataway, NJ), Trotta; Christopher R. (Somerset, NJ)
Title: Methods and agents for screening for compounds capable of modulating gene expression
Patent Number: 9,068,234

Inventors: Carbajal; Leopoldo Alejandro (Newark, DE)
Title: Fabric assembly suitable for resisting ballistic objects and method of manufacture
Patent Number: 7,968,475

Inventors: Carbajal; Leopoldo Alejandro (Newark, DE)
Title: Fabric assembly suitable for resisting ballistic objects and method of manufacture
Patent Number: 7,968,476

Inventors: Carbajal; Leopoldo Alejandro (Newark, DE)
Title: Fabric assembly suitable for resisting ballistic objects and method of manufacture
Patent Number: 7,968,477

Inventors: Carlson; William Brenden (Seattle, WA), Phelan; Gregory D. (Cortland, NY)
Title: Hydrophobic coatings that provide renewable hydrophilic surface
Patent Number: 9,068,099

Inventors: Carnali; Joseph Oreste (Newtown, CT), Ananthapadmanabhan; Kavssery Parameswaran (Woodbury, CT)
Title: Personal care compositions comprising alkyl phosphate surfactants and selected auxiliary surfactants
Patent Number: 7,241,724

Inventors: Carroll; Elisabeth (Wellesley, MA)
Title: Anti-inflammatory antibodies and uses therefor
Patent Number: 9,067,983

Inventors: Carter; Mark C. (Riverside, CA)
Title: Erectable shelter with collapsible central roof support
Patent Number: 7,240,687

Inventors: Carter; Robert L. (Naperville, IL)
Title: 9-volt battery mounted flashlight
Patent Number: 9,068,705

Inventors: Cash; Duane Matthew (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Touch-based system for controlling an automotive steering wheel
Patent Number: 9,067,618

Inventors: Caslin; Michael F. (Round Hill, VA), Gilbert; Matthew J. (Columbus, OH), Stepp; Thomas E. (Canal Winchester, OH), Springer; Arthur Lance (Waterloo, IA), Van Arkel; John Hans (Colorado Springs, CO)
Title: Method and system for providing fraud detection for remote access services
Patent Number: 7,971,237

Inventors: Cassanego; Dante (Cambridge, MA)
Title: Adjusting perspective distortion of an image
Patent Number: 9,071,785

Inventors: Castro; Dan (Jersey City, NJ), Kuehn; Al (Wayne, NJ), Sunwoo; Moon Hae (Old Tappan, NJ)
Title: Self-aggregating protein compositions and use as sealants
Patent Number: 7,241,309

Inventors: Cauley; Dan (Elm Grove, WI)
Title: Pontoon lift mechanism
Patent Number: 7,966,958

Inventors: Cavalcanti; Robert (Shrewsbury, MA), Silverman; Michael (Westborough, MA), Michelson; Robert (Wayland, MA)
Title: Butterfly mop with internal wringing actuator
Patent Number: 9,066,646

Inventors: Cazals; Olivier (Daux, FR), Genty De La Sagne; Jaime (Toulouse, FR), Rittinghaus; Denis (Toulouse, FR)
Title: Multi-engined aircraft with lowering shaft
Patent Number: 7,240,877

Inventors: Ceintrey; Claude (Marly-le-Roi, FR), Le-Mercier; Thierry (Paris, FR), Wortham; Etienne (Meaux, FR)
Title: White light emitting diode
Patent Number: 7,968,005

Inventors: Cesano; Franco (S.Secondo di Pinerolo, IT)
Title: Method for producing a panel of plastics material
Patent Number: 7,241,412

Inventors: Chambers; Daniel (Bushnell, IL)
Title: Combination hand tool bar
Patent Number: 7,967,277

Inventors: Chan; Bor-Wen (Hsin-chu, TW), Shieh; Jyu-Horng (Hsin-chun, TW), Tao; Hun-Jan (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Method of forming silicided gate structure
Patent Number: 7,241,674

Inventors: Chan; Cheng Hsun (Hsin-Chu, TW), Hwang; Chien Ling (Hsin-Chu, TW)
Title: Electroless plating apparatus with non-liquid heating source
Patent Number: 7,966,968

Inventors: Chan; Chun-Kong (Hsi Chih, TW), Wang; Jeng-Shong (Hsin Chuang, TW)
Title: Full bridge inverter with push/pull control chip
Patent Number: 7,242,594

Inventors: Chan; Kinpui (Yamagata, JP), Akiba; Masahiro (Yamagata, JP), Fukuma; Yasufumi (Tokyo, JP), Otsuka; Hiroyuki (Tokyo, JP), Tsukada; Hisashi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Optical image transmitting system, optical image transmitting apparatus, optical image receiving apparatus, and optical image transmitting method
Patent Number: 7,241,982

Inventors: Chancey; Raphael P. (Leander, TX), Kahan; Eduardo T. (Longwood, FL)
Title: Automatically persisting data from a model to a database
Patent Number: 7,970,778

Inventors: Chang; Chih-Kuang (Taipei Hsien, TW), Yuan; Zhong-Kui (Shenzhen, CN), Li; Yan-Li (Shenzhen, CN), Jiang; Li (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: System and method for scanning and measuring points of an object
Patent Number: 7,968,858

Inventors: Chang; Hung-Chieh (Taipei County, TW)
Title: Method for detecting whether paper is remained by using means of time-detecting and image-similarity comparing and multi-function printer thereof
Patent Number: 9,071,715

Inventors: Chang; Jen-Chi (Caotun Township, Nantou County, TW)
Title: Illuminating ribbon
Patent Number: 7,967,470

Inventors: Chang; Jen-Tsorng (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Optical encoding disc having light converging portions and light diverging portions
Patent Number: 7,969,856

Inventors: Chang; King (Taipei, TW)
Title: Connection assembly used for connection between a fuel nozzle and a filling hose
Patent Number: 7,240,927

Inventors: Chang; Lien-Sheng (Taichung, TW)
Title: Heat dissipation type starting fly wheel of a model vehicle gasoline engine
Patent Number: 9,068,505

Inventors: Chang; Man-Chi (Taichung, TW)
Title: Magnetic retainer with illumination device
Patent Number: 9,068,735

Inventors: Chang; Seok Kyu (Daejeon, KR), Moon; Sang Ki (Daejeon, KR), Cho; Seok (Daejeon, KR), Kim; Bok Deuk (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Coupling and decoupling assembly of pipe having double valve
Patent Number: 7,967,026

Inventors: Chang; Shyy-Woei (New Taipei, TW), Chiang; Kuei-Feng (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Centrifugal heat dissipation device and motor using same
Patent Number: 9,071,100

Inventors: Chang; Wan Ching (Taichung, TW), Chen; Han Tsung (Taichung, TW), Chen; Wei Fu (Taichung, TW)
Title: Container for storing foods
Patent Number: 9,067,723

Inventors: Chang; Wei-Yao (Tu-Cheng, TW), Huang; Chuan-De (Tu-Cheng, TW)
Title: Fixture for torque meter and apparatus having the fixture for testing torque
Patent Number: 7,966,896

Inventors: Chang; Yao-Ting (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Management system for container data center
Patent Number: 9,070,030

Inventors: Chang; Yee Kang (Markham, CA), Li; Bosco (Markham, CA)
Title: Multi-platform test automation enhancement
Patent Number: 9,069,903

Inventors: Chapnik; Jason (Freeport, BS)
Title: Case with securable closure and method
Patent Number: 7,966,850

Inventors: Chatterji; Varun (Singapore, SG), Kumar; Rishi (Singapore, SG), Jayaraghavendran; Vedvyas (Singapore, SG), Biswas; Indradeep (Singapore, SG), Mahajan; Kapil (New Delhi, IN)
Title: Non-obtrusive security system for devices
Patent Number: 7,971,229

Inventors: Cheiky; Michael (Thousand Oaks, CA)
Title: Injector-ignition for an internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 7,966,990

Inventors: Chen; Andrew Xian (San Diego, CA)
Title: Anti-viral pharmaceutical compositions
Patent Number: 7,968,122

Inventors: Chen; Chia Ping (Kaohsiung, TW), Liu; Yi-Lang (Siansi Township, TW)
Title: System and method for watermarking data
Patent Number: 7,970,165

Inventors: Chen; Chih-Cheng (Hsinchu City, TW), Liu; Ding-Jen (Hsinchu City, TW), Tsai; Shun-Fang (Hsinchu City, TW), Chau; Ming-Yang (Taichung Hsien, TW)
Title: Optical recording system with optimal recording laser beam power control, and method and device for generating a mark formation effectiveness signal in an optical recording system
Patent Number: 7,242,652

Inventors: Chen; Chung-Hui (Hsin-Chu, TW)
Title: ESD protection module triggered by BJT punch-through
Patent Number: 7,242,558

Inventors: Chen; Chung-Ping (Shu-Lin, TW)
Title: Pen having a decoration
Patent Number: 7,967,463

Inventors: Chen; Dai-heng (Tokyo, JP), Tanaka; Hiroyuki (Fukuoka, JP), Haruyama; Shigeyuki (Fukuoka, JP), Nisitani; Hironobu (Fukuoka, JP)
Title: Impact absorber device
Patent Number: 7,967,118

Inventors: Chen; Ga-Lane (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Solar cell
Patent Number: 7,968,793

Inventors: Chen; Hanhong (San Jose, CA), Kumar; Pragati (Santa Clara, CA), Shanker; Sunil (Santa Clara, CA), Haywood; Edward (San Jose, CA), Malhotra; Sandra (San Jose, CA), Hashim; Imran (Saratoga, CA), Fuchigami; Nobi (Santa Clara, CA), Phatak; Prashant (San Jose, CA), Mathur; Monica (San Jose, CA)
Title: Titanium-based high-K dielectric films
Patent Number: 7,968,452

Inventors: Chen; Hsin Hong (Jhunan Township, Miaoli County, TW)
Title: Transmission device with switchable gear ratios
Patent Number: 7,240,579

Inventors: Chen; I-Chen (Taoyuan, TW), Lin; Chien-Jung (Taoyuan, TW), Ho; Chien-Hsun (San Diego, CA)
Title: Noise-reduction method for processing a test port
Patent Number: 7,969,158

Inventors: Chen; Jiande (Houston, TX), Pasricha; Pankaj J. (Houston, TX), Pasricha; Trisha (Houston, TX)
Title: Lie detection via electrogastrography
Patent Number: 7,967,750

Inventors: Chen; Jianxiao (North Billerica, MA), Cox; Charles (Carlisle, MA)
Title: High efficient silicon-on-lithium niobate modulator
Patent Number: 7,970,241

Inventors: Chen; Jiong (Shanghai, CN), Wu; Dongxiao (Shanghai, CN), Yanniello; Robert (Asheville, NC), Hua; Yahan (Shanghai, CN), Lu; Bin (Shanghai, CN)
Title: Multi-standard, alternating current or direct current compatible electric vehicle supply equipment
Patent Number: 9,071,074

Inventors: Chen; Jung Tsai (Tainan, TW)
Title: Baby swing and bouncer
Patent Number: 9,066,604

Inventors: Chen; Jung-Tai (Kaohsiung County, TW), Ho; Tzong-Che (Hsinchu, TW), Chu; Chun-Hsun (Tainan, TW)
Title: Self-aligned wafer or chip structure, and self-aligned stacked structure
Patent Number: 7,969,016

Inventors: Chen; Kok (Sunnyvale, CA), Marcu; Gabriel G. (San Jose, CA), Chen; Wei (Palo Alto, CA), Zhong; John Z. Z. (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for color correction of color devices for various operating conditions
Patent Number: 7,969,478

Inventors: Chen; Pin-Chuan (Hsinchu, TW), Chen; Lung-Hsin (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Light-emitting diode manufacturing method
Patent Number: 9,070,842

Inventors: Chen; Po-Chou (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Photochromic spectacles
Patent Number: 9,069,187

Inventors: Chen; Qingqi (Chapel Hill, NC), Lopez; Rocio Alejandra (Raleigh, NC), Heller; Jonathan Daniel (San Francisco, CA), Morris; Amanda Jean (Graham, NC)
Title: Tetra-substituted NDGA derivatives via ether bonds and carbamate bonds and their synthesis and pharmaceutical use
Patent Number: 9,067,875

Inventors: Chen; Shing-Chia (Tainan County, TW), Huang; Ling-Hsiu (Tainan County, TW)
Title: Image enhancement methods with consideration of the smooth region of the image and image processing apparatuses utilizing the same
Patent Number: 7,970,228

Inventors: Chen; Wen-hsiung (Sunnyvale, CA), Toebes; John A. (Cary, NC)
Title: Variable length coding for sparse coefficients
Patent Number: 7,242,328

Inventors: Chen; Xiangdong (Poughquag, NY), Dyer; Thomas W. (Pleasant Valley, NY), Yang; Haining S. (Wappingers Falls, NY)
Title: Complementary field effect transistors having embedded silicon source and drain regions
Patent Number: 7,968,910

Inventors: Chen; Xin (Basingstoke, GB)
Title: User authorization for services in a wireless communications network
Patent Number: 7,971,235

Inventors: Cheng; Chi Fung (San Jose, CA)
Title: Asymmetric compensation circuit
Patent Number: 7,242,545

Inventors: Cheng; Hengju (Mountain View, CA), Kirkpatrick; Peter (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Multi-level optical data communication circuit
Patent Number: 7,970,287

Inventors: Cheng; Hung Yu (Hong Kong, CN)
Title: Ring mechanism having blunt ends
Patent Number: 7,241,067

Inventors: Cheng; Sheng-Hsiung (Taipei Hsien, TW), Lin; Te-An (Taipei Hsien, TW), Chen; Chij-Hsiung (Taipei Hsien, TW), Wang; Wu-Nan (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Stackable modular computer housing, and computer device including the same
Patent Number: 7,242,589

Inventors: Cheong; Kwang Ho (Yongin-si, KR), Park; Chin-sung (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Cell co-culture apparatus for researching cell interaction and method thereof
Patent Number: 7,968,331

Inventors: Cheung; Wing-Tai (Hong Kong, CN), Cheng; Man (Hong Kong, CN)
Title: Frame-shifting PCR for germline immunoglobulin genes retrieval and antibody engineering
Patent Number: 7,241,598

Inventors: Chevalier; Pascal (Courbevoie, FR), Ferreol; Anne (Colombes, FR)
Title: High resolution, arbitrary-even-order direction finding method and device
Patent Number: 7,969,360

Inventors: Chewins; John George (Andover, GB)
Title: Apparatus and methods for disinfecting a surface
Patent Number: 7,967,800

Inventors: Chewter; Leslie Andrew (Amsterdam, NL), Henry; Herve (Rotterdam, NL), Oldenhove; Pieter (Amsterdam, NL), Ramesh; Rajaram (Amserdam, NL), Van Westrenen; Jeroen (Amsterdam, NL)
Title: Process for converting an alkyl tert-alkyl ether into an alkanol and an iso-alkane
Patent Number: 9,067,860

Inventors: Chien; Cheng-Ching (Tu-Cheng, TW)
Title: Elelctrical connector with magnetic board lock
Patent Number: 7,967,608

Inventors: Chikugawa; Hiroshi (Nara, JP)
Title: Light-emitting semiconductor device pulse drive method and pulse drive circuit
Patent Number: 7,242,156

Inventors: Chin; Hsu Sheng (Kaohsiung, TW), Fan Chiang; Tsung Lin (Tainan County, TW), Chin; Chih Ching (Kaohsiung, TW)
Title: Dual riding and driving tricycle in juxtaposing link
Patent Number: 7,967,312

Inventors: Chin; Jeffrey (Singapore, SG), Ho; David (Seng Poh) (Singapore, SG)
Title: Snubber circuit
Patent Number: 7,969,704

Inventors: Chinaglia; Djalma Antonio (Sao Carlos Sao Paulo, BR), Stefani; Mario Antonio (Sao Carlos Sao Paulo, BR), De Carvalho; Erica Gabriela (Sao Carlos Sao Paulo, BR), Neto; Jarbas Caiado de Castro (Sao Carlos Sao Paulo, BR), J nior; Daniel Dos Santos (Sao Carlos Sao Paulo, BR), Modugno; Rodrigo Gonzalez (Sao Carlos Sao Paulo, BR)
Title: System for obtaining a fundus image
Patent Number: 7,967,438

Inventors: Chinami; Masanobu (Fukuoka, JP), Adra; Chaker N. (Boston, MA)
Title: Methods for treating burns-related systemic inflammatory response syndrome
Patent Number: 9,066,907

Inventors: Chiou; Da-Ren (Taipei, TW), Hung; Wei-Che (Taipei, TW), Wu; Yu-June (Taipei, TW)
Title: Method of making a phase difference film
Patent Number: 9,067,239

Inventors: Chisuwa; Yoshinori (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Straddle-type vehicle
Patent Number: 7,967,316

Inventors: Chitiveli; Srinivas V. (Germantown, MD), Fox; Joshua (Emek Haela, IL), Magdalen; Josemina M. (Jerusalem, IL), Pelts; Michael (Jerusalem, IL)
Title: Iterative refinement of search results based on user feedback
Patent Number: 9,069,843

Inventors: Cho; Jong Pil (Ansan-si, KR)
Title: Clamping device of moving cart
Patent Number: 7,967,283

Inventors: Cho; Joo-Woan (Seoul, KR), Choi; Seong-Sik (Seoul, KR), Jang; Hyeon-Yong (Osan-si, KR), Jang; Tae-Seok (Seoul, KR), Choi; Jin-Sung (Cheonan-si, KR), Chung; Du-Hwan (Suwon-si, KR), Kim; Dong-Hoon (Seoul, KR), Shin; Seung-Ha (Seoul, KR)
Title: Lamp socket, backlight assembly having the same and display device having the same
Patent Number: 7,967,623

Inventors: Cho; Man Ho (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Steering wheel including heating element
Patent Number: 9,067,619

Inventors: Cho; Min-Su (Incheon, KR), Lee; Chang-Hee (Busan, KR)
Title: Needleless injector
Patent Number: 9,067,021

Inventors: Choi; Candice Y. (Palisades Park, NJ), Ng; Alicia Tee Fuay (East Haven, CT)
Title: Crystalline form of N-[[4-fluoro-2-(5-methyl-1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-yl)phenyl]methyl]-4,6,7,9-tet- rahydro-3-hydroxy-9,9-dimethyl-4-oxo-pyrimido[2,1-C][1,4]-oxazine-2-carbox- amide, sodium salt monohydrate
Patent Number: 7,968,541

Inventors: Choi; Ha-Soon (San Diego, CA), Wang; Zhicheng (San Diego, CA), Gray; Nathanael Schiander (Boston, MA), Gu; Xiang-ju (San Diego, CA), He; Xiaohui (San Diego, CA), He; Yun (San Diego, CA), Jiang; Tao (San Diego, CA), Liu; Yi (San Diego, CA), Richmond; Wendy (San Diego, CA), Sim; Taebo (Chestnut Hill, MA), Yang; Kunyong (San Diego, CA)
Title: Substituted pyrrolo[2,3-2]pyrimidines as protein kinase inhibitors
Patent Number: 7,968,557

Inventors: Choi; Jeung H. (Burbank, CA)
Title: Acupuncture needle container and dispenser
Patent Number: 7,240,806

Inventors: Choi; Joo S. (Boise, ID)
Title: Read command triggered synchronization circuitry
Patent Number: 7,969,814

Inventors: Choi; Moon-jeong (Suwon, KR)
Title: Apparatus and method for controlling a device in a home network based upon a batch command that is generated when a name of the batch command, a name of the device, a service of the device and details related to the service are sequentially selected
Patent Number: 7,243,132

Inventors: Choo; Yen (Cambridge, GB), Klug; Aaron (Cambridge, GB), Isalan; Mark (London, GB)
Title: Nucleic acid binding proteins
Patent Number: 7,241,573

Inventors: Choo; Yen (London, GB), Klug; Aaron (Cambridge, GB), Isalan; Mark (London, GB)
Title: Nucleic acid binding proteins
Patent Number: 7,241,574

Inventors: Chou; Chun-Li (Jhubei, TW), Jang; Syun-Ming (Hsin-Chu, TW), Shieh; Jyu-Horng (Hsin-Chu, TW), Ting; Chih-Yuan (Taipei, TW)
Title: Wet cleaning stripping of etch residue after trench and via opening formation in dual damascene process
Patent Number: 7,968,506

Inventors: Chou; Tai-Hsu (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Voice coil motor
Patent Number: 9,071,123

Inventors: Chou; Yuan-Hsu (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Lens arrangement and lens module using same
Patent Number: 7,969,668

Inventors: Christiaens; Benoit (Brussels, BE), Peeters; Miguel (Woluwe St. Lambert, BE), Cassiers; Raphael (Waterloo, BE)
Title: Method for communicating data in xDSL using data retransmission
Patent Number: 7,970,733

Inventors: Christodorescu; Mihai (Briarcliff Manor, NY), Kundu; Ashish (Elmsford, NY), Mohindra; Ajay (Yorktown Heights, NY)
Title: System and method for protection from buffer overflow vulnerability due to placement new constructs in C++
Patent Number: 9,069,970

Inventors: Chu; Ngok Ying (San Jose, CA), Chiang; John M. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus utilizing a tail bus to solve back-to-back data burst problems
Patent Number: 7,970,962

Inventors: Chua; Kar Keng (Penang, MY), Cheung; Sammy (South San Francisco, CA)
Title: Application-specific integrated circuit equivalents of programmable logic and associated methods
Patent Number: 7,243,329

Inventors: Chuang; Karl Tze-Tang (Edmonton, CA), Lin; Tzong-Bin (Chia-Yi, TW), Hong; Cheng-Tsung (Chia-Yi, TW), Ho; Yung-Sheng (Chia-Yi, TW), Wu; Kuang-Yeu (Plano, TX)
Title: Process for producing styrene-, methylstyrene- and ethylbenzene-free C6-C9 aromatic hydrocarbon blends
Patent Number: 9,067,846

Inventors: Chuang; Yen-Chi (Taichung, TW)
Title: Oblong orbital exercising machine
Patent Number: 9,067,101

Inventors: Chui; Clarence (San Mateo, CA), Mathew; Mithran C. (Mountain View, CA), Mignard; Marc (Berkeley, CA)
Title: System and method for addressing a MEMS display
Patent Number: 7,242,512

Inventors: Chumakov; Dmytro (Dresden, DE), Grimm; Volker (Langebruck, DE)
Title: Shrinkage of critical dimensions in a semiconductor device by selective growth of a mask material
Patent Number: 9,070,639

Inventors: Chuman; Takashi (Tsurugashima, JP), Ohta; Satoru (Tsurugashima, JP), Miyaguchi; Satoshi (Tsurugashima, JP)
Title: Electronic circuit board and its manufacturing method
Patent Number: 7,968,458

Inventors: Chun; Jin Young (Anyang-si, KR), Lee; Moon Il (Anyang-si, KR), Lee; Wook Bong (Anyang-si, KR), Ihm; Bin Chul (Anyang-si, KR)
Title: Method of transmitting control signals in wireless communication system
Patent Number: 7,969,861

Inventors: Chung; Chen-Kuei (Hsinchu, TW), Lin; Chun-Jun (Taichung, TW), Chen; Chung-Chu (Taichung, TW)
Title: Method of fabricating a thermal inkjet head having a symmetrical heater
Patent Number: 7,240,433

Inventors: Chung; Chong-sam (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Ahn; Young-man (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Kim; Tae-kyung (Seoul, KR), Suh; Hae-jung (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Optical pickup for detecting thickness variation of a recording medium, and/or compensating for spherical aberration caused by thickness variation of a recording medium
Patent Number: 7,242,659

Inventors: Chung; Jerry (Mountain View, CA), Liang; Rong-Chang (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Electrophoretic display with thermal control
Patent Number: 7,242,514

Inventors: Chung; Shine (San Jose, CA), Hsueh; Fu-Lung (Cranbury, NJ)
Title: Thin-body bipolar device
Patent Number: 7,968,971

Inventors: Churilla; John Eric (Austin, TX)
Title: System and method for scanning and processing printed media
Patent Number: 9,068,920

Inventors: Cid-Nunez; Jose Maria (Toledo, ES), Trabanco-Suarez; Andres Avelino (Olias del Ray, ES), Macdonald; Gregor James (Zoersel, BE), Duvey; Guillaume Albert Jacques (Saint Julien en Genevois, FR), Lutjens; Robert Johannes (Geneva, CH)
Title: 1,4-disubstituted 3-cyano-pyridone derivatives and their use as positive allosteric modulators of mGluR2-receptors
Patent Number: 9,067,891

Inventors: Cimpoia; Alex (Verdun, CA), Simion; Dan (Edmonton, CA), Simion, legal representative; Ioana R. (Edmonton, CA)
Title: Process and methods for the preparation of optically active cis-2-hydroxymethyl-4- (cytosin-1'-yl)-1,3-oxathiolane or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof
Patent Number: 7,968,703

Inventors: Clark; Adam T. (Mantorville, MN), Kulack; Frederick A. (Rochester, MN), Petri; John E. (St. Charles, MN)
Title: Distributed multi-step abstract queries
Patent Number: 9,069,816

Inventors: Clark; Gordon P. (Eden Prairie, MN), Schmidt; John (Shakopee, MN), Mattson; Loren (Richfield, MN)
Title: Angled RJ to RJ patch panel
Patent Number: 7,241,182

Inventors: Class; Michael (Untersiggenthal, CH), Gall; Marcus (Nussbaumen, CH)
Title: Flange for flame observation
Patent Number: 7,240,673

Inventors: Clayton; Joshua (Toronto, CA), Ma; Fupeng (Toronto, CA), Van Wagenen; Bradford (Salt Lake City, UT), Ukkiramapandian; Radhakrishnan (Salt Lake City, UT), Egle; Ian (Toronto, CA), Empfield; James (Wilmington, DE), Isaac; Methvin (Toronto, CA), Slassi; Abdelmalik (Toronto, CA), Steelman; Gary (Wilmington, DE), Urbanek; Rebecca (Wilmington, DE), Walsh; Sally (Wilmington, DE)
Title: Isoindolone compounds and their use as metabotropic glutamate receptor potentiators
Patent Number: 7,968,570

Inventors: Clegg; Timothy (Torrance, CA)
Title: Folding magazine insert
Patent Number: 7,240,442

Inventors: Clemmons; David R. (Chapel Hill, NC), Maile; Laura A. (Chapel Hill, NC)
Title: Monoclonal antibodies for enhancing or inhibiting insulin-like growth factor-I
Patent Number: 9,068,000

Inventors: Clever; Glenn E. (Washington, MI), Rozario; Frederick J. (Fenton, MI), Wakade; Shekhar G. (Grand Blanc, MI), Robbins; Joseph E. (Mayville, MI)
Title: Concentric camshaft with varying wall geometry and method of assembly
Patent Number: 7,966,983

Inventors: Cline; Daniel B. (Leonard, MI)
Title: Oil filter canister removal tool
Patent Number: 7,241,385

Inventors: Cline; David (Santa Barbara, CA), Mitchell; Judy Anne (Goleta, CA), Pearce; Robert (Bristol, GB)
Title: Method and system for scheduling, transporting, and receiving inbound packets efficiently in networks with cyclic packet scheduling
Patent Number: 7,969,985

Inventors: Clough; Bradford A. (Largo, FL)
Title: Smartphone control of electrical devices
Patent Number: 9,070,282

Inventors: Clubb; Kenneth (Columbia, MD), Sutton; Lyle (Finksburg, MD)
Title: System and method to publish information from servers to remote monitor devices
Patent Number: 7,970,898

Inventors: Cochrane; Roberta J. (Mount Kisco, NY), Leung; Ronald C. (San Jose, CA), Mau; Louis S. W. (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Retrieving data objects
Patent Number: 9,069,830

Inventors: Cochrane; Roberta J. (Mount Kisco, NY), Leung; Ronald C. (San Jose, CA), Mau; Louis S. W. (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Retrieving data objects
Patent Number: 9,069,831

Inventors: Cody; Thomas P. (Thousands Oaks, CA)
Title: Convertible eyewear
Patent Number: 7,241,007

Inventors: Coetzee; Pieter Hendrik (Ft. Lauderdale, FL)
Title: Multi-function convertible beach chair and cooler transporter
Patent Number: 7,967,302

Inventors: Cohen; Michael F. (Seattle, WA), Rose, III; Charles F. (Redmond, WA), Sloan; Peter-Pike (Bellevue, WA)
Title: Shape and animation methods and systems using examples
Patent Number: 7,242,405

Inventors: Cohen; Zeev (Zichron-Yaakov, IL)
Title: Non-volatile memory cell device, programming element and method for programming data into a plurality of non-volatile memory cells
Patent Number: 7,242,623

Inventors: Coller; Barry S. (New York, NY), Thomas; Craig (Rockville, MD), Filizola; Marta (Riverdale, NY), McCoy; Joshua (Portland, ME), Huang; Wenwei (Rockville, MD), Shen; Min (Boyds, MD)
Title: Oxadiazolo[3,2-a]pyrimidines and thiadiazolo[3,2-a]pyrimidines
Patent Number: 9,066,948

Inventors: Collins; Peter Daniel (Bracknell, GB), Murphy; Nicholas J. N. (Surrey, GB)
Title: User interface with variable sized icons
Patent Number: 9,069,877

Inventors: Collins; William Davis (Fayetteville, AR)
Title: Protective air barrier sealant for conditioned and unconditioned building walls
Patent Number: 9,068,088

Inventors: Colon; Becket (Vallentuna, SE)
Title: Skateboard
Patent Number: 9,067,125

Inventors: Conard, III; Theodore Hogeland (Los Altos, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for avoiding false switching in an electronic device
Patent Number: 7,242,226

Inventors: Condon; Nicholas J. (Greenbelt, MD), Bowman; Steven R. (Edgewater, MD), O'Connor; Shawn P. (Dunkirk, VA)
Title: Method for the bottom-seeded growth of potassium lead chloride crystals from polycrystalline seeds
Patent Number: 9,068,276

Inventors: Condorelli; Vincenzo (Poughkeepsie, NY), Dragone; Silvio (Winterthur, CH), Fernandez; William S. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Visegrady; Tamas (Zurich, CH)
Title: Code updates in processing systems
Patent Number: 9,069,966

Inventors: Conlon; Brendan M. (Rochester Hills, MI), Holmes; Alan G. (Clarkston, MI), Tate, Jr.; Edward D. (Grand Blanc, MI), Rask; Eric M. (Royal Oak, MI)
Title: Highly configurable hybrid powertrain and control system therefor
Patent Number: 7,967,711

Inventors: Connerley; James J. (Noblesville, IN), Retter; Marty D. (Alexandria, IN)
Title: Backboard replacement system
Patent Number: 7,967,705

Inventors: Connor; Michael H. (Austin, TX), Lane; Eoin (Littleton, MA)
Title: Web services response templates
Patent Number: 7,970,862

Inventors: Connor; Robert A. (Forest Lake, MN)
Title: Dysgeusia-inducing neurostimulation for modifying consumption of a selected nutrient type
Patent Number: 9,067,070

Inventors: Cooke; Michael Peter (Gillingham, GB)
Title: Fuel injector
Patent Number: 7,967,223

Inventors: Coope; Robin (Vancouver, CA), Horspool; Daniel (Montreal, CA), Holt; Robert A. (North Vancouver, CA)
Title: Gene synthesis by convergent assembly of oligonucleotide subsets
Patent Number: 9,068,209

Inventors: Cooper; Barnes (Tigard, OR), Siddiqi; Faraz A. (Portland, OR)
Title: System and method for fast platform hibernate and resume
Patent Number: 7,971,081

Inventors: Cope; Jason (Ankeny, IA)
Title: Methods for removal of specific seed tissue or structure for seed analysis
Patent Number: 7,968,282

Inventors: Coppens; Theo (Tremelo, BE), Delcour; Jan (Heverlee, BE), Iserentant; Dirk (Wijgmaal, BE)
Title: Process for the preparation of malted cereals
Patent Number: 7,241,462

Inventors: Corbett; Peter F. (Lexington, MA)
Title: Concentrated parity technique for handling double failures and enabling storage of more than one parity block per stripe on a storage device of a storage array
Patent Number: 7,970,996

Inventors: Cordery; Robert A. (Danbury, CT), Braun; John F. (Fairfield, CT), Sansone; Ronald P. (Weston, CT)
Title: E-mail system and method having certified opt-in capabilities
Patent Number: 7,971,061

Inventors: Corl; Paul D. (Palo Alto, CA), Obara; Robert Z. (Sunnyvale, CA), Ortiz; John E. (East Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Ultra miniature pressure sensor
Patent Number: 7,967,762

Inventors: Cornwell; James (Ridgecrest, CA)
Title: Methods for disrupting electronic circuits
Patent Number: 9,069,049

Inventors: Corrigan; Christopher James (Lake Oswego, OR), Goss; David Randolph (Vancouver, WA)
Title: Fragrance release paper
Patent Number: 7,241,508

Inventors: Cosban; William C. (Schaumburg, IL)
Title: Method and device for repairing or reinforcing an underground pipe
Patent Number: 7,241,076

Inventors: Coster; Daniel J. (San Francisco, CA), De Iuliis; Daniele (San Francisco, CA), Goh; Chiew-Siang (Cupertino, CA), Heirich; Douglas L. (Palo Alto, CA), Holmes; Steven (Mountain View, CA), Ive; Jonathan P. (San Francisco, CA), Kim; Sung (Palo Alto, CA), Mariano; Rick (Hayward, CA), Misage; Thomas J. (San Francisco, CA), Riccio; Dan (Los Gatos, CA), Tan; Tang Yew (San Francisco, CA), Yaekel; Jeremy (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Quick release structures for a computer
Patent Number: 7,242,576

Inventors: Coull; James M. (Westford, MA), Haff; Lawrence A. (Westborough, MA), Bittker; Joshua A. (Cambridge, MA), Li; Xiaoyu (Arlington, MA), McLaughlin; Larry W. (Dover, MA)
Title: Turn over probes and use thereof for nucleic acid detection
Patent Number: 7,968,289

Inventors: Courbon; Emmanuel (Columbia, SC)
Title: Key system for a mirror assembly
Patent Number: 7,240,888

Inventors: Cowan; Kenneth W. (Hollis, NH)
Title: Managing hardware and software configuration information of systems being tested
Patent Number: 7,243,337

Inventors: Cox, Jr.; Jerome R. (St. Louis, MO), Zar; David Michael (Maryland Heights, MO), Engel; George L. (Maryville, IL)
Title: Design of instantaneously restartable clocks and their use such as in connecting clocked subsystems using clockless sequencing networks
Patent Number: 7,243,255

Inventors: Cox; Gary L. (Spanish Fork, UT)
Title: Support for an electronic device
Patent Number: 9,066,574

Inventors: Cracchiolo; Christopher P. (Manalapan, NJ), Jagatic; Jason S. (Hoboken, NJ), Kalappa; Ahana M. (New York, NY), Keck; Mark C. (New York, NY), Pincock; Shari (West Jordan, UT), Reynders; Todd H. (Westfield, NJ), Sachdev; Sunil (Forest Hills, NY)
Title: Facilitating payments to health care providers
Patent Number: 7,970,626

Inventors: Cracco; Flavio (Vicenza, IT)
Title: Command inverter for a bicycle gearshift control device
Patent Number: 9,071,027

Inventors: Crain; Kenneth H. (Irving, TX), Vanover; William K. (Crowley, TX)
Title: Methods and devices for recording changes in visual stimuli observed through browser-based interfaces
Patent Number: 7,243,310

Inventors: Crawford; Douglas A. (Lafayette, CO), Smith; Bradley J. (Tyler, TX)
Title: System and method for controlling an exercise apparatus
Patent Number: 7,967,730

Inventors: Crews; Shawn (Largo, FL)
Title: Vehicle seat harness anchoring system
Patent Number: 9,067,561

Inventors: Cronin; Jerry (Waltham, MA), Moise; Vlad (Marietta, GA), Burgess; Mike (Tulbagh, ZA), Kroll; Russell J. (Altanta, GA)
Title: Cap assembly for dispensing a dispensable component and method of making and using the same
Patent Number: 9,067,716

Inventors: Cullen; Paul (Hursley, GB), Hickson; Andrew (Hursley, GB), Longerstaey; Gary (Winchester, GB), Reece; Stuart (Hursley, GB)
Title: Using a temporary object handle to control access to a resource object
Patent Number: 9,069,614

Inventors: Cullum; Brian M. (Laurel, MD), Li; Honggang (Baltimore, MD)
Title: Multilayered surface-enhanced Raman scattering substrates
Patent Number: 7,242,470

Inventors: Cumberland; Brendi M. (Pleasanton, CA), El-Sayed; Maha (Pleasanton, CA), Fujii; Alan J. (Santa Ana, CA), Manske; Scott D (Pleasanton, CA), Shaheen; Elias A. (Pleasanton, CA)
Title: Environmental sampling and testing method
Patent Number: 7,968,348

Inventors: Cummings; Patrick G. (Putnam Valley, NY)
Title: Stringed musical instrument device
Patent Number: 7,241,948

Inventors: Curran; Dennis P. (Pittsburgh, PA), Shin; Youseung (Pittsburgh, PA), Choy; Nakyen (Belle Mead, NJ), Day; Billy W (Pittsburgh, PA), Balachandran; Raghavan (Wesford, PA), Madiraju; Charitha (Pittsburgh, PA), Turner; Tiffany (Pittsburgh, PA)
Title: Analogs of discodermolide and dictyostatin-1, intermediates therefor and methods of synthesis thereof
Patent Number: 7,968,736

Inventors: Curry; Donald J. (Menlo Park, CA), Kletter; Doron (San Mateo, CA), Nafarieh; Asghar (Menlo Park, CA)
Title: Segmentation method and system for Multiple Raster Content (MRC) representation of documents
Patent Number: 7,242,802

Inventors: Cuseo; James M. (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Tight bend-radius cable structures and methods for making the same
Patent Number: 9,071,010

Inventors: Cylvick; Eric S. (Wanship, UT)
Title: Load-minimizing, trolley arrester apparatus and method
Patent Number: 7,966,940

Inventors: D'Alessandro; Pierluigi (Davenport, FL)
Title: Fine time tracking with improved resolution
Patent Number: 7,969,962

Inventors: D'Hers; Thierry (Redmond, WA), Atur; Bala (Redmond, WA), Dumitru; Marius (Issaquah, WA)
Title: Cross varying dimension support for analysis services engine
Patent Number: 7,970,735

Inventors: Dain; Joseph W. (Vail, AZ), Lehmann; Stefan (Tucson, AZ), Melamed; Dan (Tel Aviv, IL)
Title: Service management roles of processor nodes in distributed node service management
Patent Number: 9,071,631

Inventors: Dain; Joseph W. (Vail, AZ), Lehmann; Stefan (Tucson, AZ), Melamed; Dan (Tel Aviv, IL)
Title: Service management roles of processor nodes in distributed node service management
Patent Number: 9,071,632

Inventors: Dairiki; Koji (Kanagawa, JP), Ikeda; Takayuki (Kanagawa, JP), Miyairi; Hidekazu (Kanagawa, JP), Kurokawa; Yoshiyuki (Kanagawa, JP), Godo; Hiromichi (Kanagawa, JP), Kawae; Daisuke (Kanagawa, JP), Inoue; Takayuki (Kanagawa, JP), Kobayashi; Satoshi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Thin film transistor and display device
Patent Number: 7,968,880

Inventors: Dalle; Valery (Gouvieux, FR), Guyomarc'h; Pierrick (Ermont, FR), Carrez; Jean-Luc (Ecouen, FR)
Title: Fluid connector for medical use and uses thereof
Patent Number: 7,240,926

Inventors: Dalton; John P. (Wellington, FL), Auf Dem Kampe; Tilmann (Greven, DE), Maichle; Frank A. (Jupiter, FL), Smith; Rex A. (Port Saint Lucie, FL), Bishop; Stuart P. (Palm City, FL), Irmisch; Stefan (Niederrohrdorf, CH)
Title: Gas turbine component with reduced cooling air requirement
Patent Number: 7,967,568

Inventors: Dang; Bing (Chappaqua, NY), Knickerbocker; John (Monroe, NY), Liu; Yang (Ossining, NY), Mason; Maurice (Yorktown, NY), Romankiw; Lubomyr T (Briancliff Manor, NY)
Title: Method of forming surface protrusions on an article and the article with the protrusions attached
Patent Number: 9,070,586

Inventors: Darling; William Michael (Grenoble, FR), Bouchard; Guillaume M. (Saint-Martin-le Vinoux, FR), Archambeau; Cedric (Grenoble, FR)
Title: Error prediction with partial feedback
Patent Number: 9,069,736

Inventors: Das; Soumya (San Diego, CA), Quick, Jr.; Roy Franklin (San Diego, CA), Park; Edwin C. (San Diego, CA)
Title: Support for signaling over flexible bandwidth carrier
Patent Number: 9,072,094

Inventors: Das; Sukhen (Kolkata, IN), Mondal; Anindita (Hooghly, IN), Nandy; Papiya (Kolkata, IN)
Title: Thermal electrochemical cell
Patent Number: 9,070,936

Inventors: Dasgupta; Anjan Kr. (Kolkata, IN), Roy; Sarita (West Bengal, IN)
Title: Nano sensing of temperature using equal intensity double plasmon resonance (EIDPR)
Patent Number: 9,068,939

Inventors: Date; Umesh M. (Bangalore, IN), Patel; Mehul B. (Bangalore, IN), Rajaram; Gowri S. (Oceanside, CA)
Title: System and method for expiring modular software components for wireless communication devices
Patent Number: 7,970,375

Inventors: Daudet; Larry Randall (Porter, IN), Ralph; Gregory S. (Valparaiso, IN), Ponko; Edmund L. (Pittsburgh, PA)
Title: Joist support apparatus
Patent Number: 7,240,459

Inventors: Dave; Nirav P. (Sunnyvale, CA), Graef; Nils (Sunnyvale, CA), Yen; Johnson (Fremont, CA)
Title: Memory read-channel with selective transmission of error correction data
Patent Number: 9,069,687

Inventors: Davi'; Daniele (Ferrara, IT), Mezzaro; Daniele (Ferrara, IT), Rosignoli; David (Pontegradella, IT)
Title: Transfer system of food products by means of pickers
Patent Number: 7,240,465

Inventors: Davidson, Sr.; Thomas Dewey (Griffin, GA), Ferrari; Anthony (McDonough, GA), Walden; David Michael (Sharpsburg, GA), Rose; Matthew Jesse (Macon, GA)
Title: Retrofitting a fire hydrant with secondary valve
Patent Number: 7,240,688

Inventors: Davidson; Willie G. (Delafield, WI), Williams; Jim (Waterford, WI), Poquette; Christopher R. (Neenah, WI), Waite; Michelle (Milwaukee, WI)
Title: Integrated ignition and key switch
Patent Number: 7,968,811

Inventors: Davies; Bob (Fremont, CA), Chapple; James (Chandler, AZ), Cheung; William K. (San Jose, CA), Wen; Guoping (Cupertino, CA), Dase; Carolyn (Chandler, AZ), Nowlin; Dan (Hillboro, OR)
Title: Machine learning performance analysis tool
Patent Number: 7,971,190

Inventors: Davies; Robert L. (Fremont, CA), Yeo; Boon-Lock (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Systems and methods for editing video streams using a grid-based representation
Patent Number: 7,242,847

Inventors: de la Iglesia; Erik (Mountain View, CA), Sikdar; Som (Mountain View, CA), Parker; David (Mountain View, CA), Dommeti; Sivaram (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Mapping engine for a storage device
Patent Number: 9,069,676

Inventors: De Matos; Marta Norton (Lisbon, PT), Romao; Carlos C. (Cascais, PT)
Title: Methods for treating inflammatory disease by administering aldehydes and derivatives thereof
Patent Number: 7,968,605

Inventors: Decker; Steven (Derry, NH), Boyd; Stuart (South Hamilton, MA), St. Onge; Laurier (Londonderry, NH)
Title: Image sensor using multiple array readout lines
Patent Number: 7,242,428

Inventors: Deetz; Martin J. (North Wales, PA), Maikner; John J. (Old Zionsville, PA)
Title: Process for making improved chromatography media and method of use
Patent Number: 9,067,195

Inventors: Defrance; Serge (Rennes, FR), Chapel; Claude (Rennes, FR), Mace; Gael (Langan, FR)
Title: Method and device for storing stream data such as digital video and non-stream data
Patent Number: 9,071,789

Inventors: Degenhardt; Achim (Germering, DE), Goryn; Daniel (Munchen, DE)
Title: Method and device for compensating for runtime fluctuations of data packets
Patent Number: 7,969,901

Inventors: Degentesh; Drew (Pittsburgh, PA), Beale; Matthew (Pittsburgh, PA), Crowley; John (Pittsburgh, PA), Goodworth; Matthew (Pittsburgh, PA), Reilly; David M. (Glenshaw, PA), Trombley, III; Frederick W. (Gibsonia, PA), Trocki; Mark (Cheswick, PA)
Title: Medical container loading system and method for use with fluid containers, syringes and medical injectors
Patent Number: 7,240,882

Inventors: Dehon; Andre (Pasadena, CA), Naeimi; Helia (Pasadena, CA)
Title: Deterministic addressing of nanoscale devices assembled at sublithographic pitches
Patent Number: 7,242,601

Inventors: Deinzer; Joshua M. (Hamburg, NY)
Title: Copper alloy particle synthesis
Patent Number: 9,067,262

Inventors: Dejneka; Matthew J. (Corning, NY), Lahiri; Joydeep (Painted Post, NY), Muller; Uwe R. (Painted Post, NY), Tanner; Cameron W. (Horseheads, NY), Tepesch; Patrick D. (Corning, NY)
Title: Detectable labels, methods of manufacture and use
Patent Number: 7,241,629

Inventors: Delaveau; Francois (Gennevilliers, FR), Heurgier; Dominique (Gennevilliers, FR), Gerfault; Bertrand (Gennevilliers, FR)
Title: Method for jamming communications in a closed-loop control network
Patent Number: 9,071,385

Inventors: Deming; James Richard (Agawam, MA), Faust; Jeffrey Paul (Somers, CT)
Title: Flying disc target and method of using the same
Patent Number: 9,067,114

Inventors: Demirel; Belma (Longmont, CO), Benham; Charles B. (Arvada, CO), Taylor; Jesse W. (Westminister, CO), Nikrad; Pandurang V. (Boulder, CO), Rolfe; Sara L. (Loveland, CO), Ionkina; Olga P. (Boulder, CO), Duvenhage; Dawid J. (Evergreen, CO), Wright; Harold A. (Longmont, CO)
Title: Precipitated iron catalyst for hydrogenation of carbon monoxide
Patent Number: 7,968,611

Inventors: Dempster; Harry Edward (Agoura, CA)
Title: Water-based wind-driven power generation using a submerged platform
Patent Number: 7,242,107

Inventors: Den; Toru (Tokyo, JP), Yamaguchi; Kimiaki (Tokyo, JP), Ouchi; Chidane (Utsunomiya, JP)
Title: X-ray imaging apparatus
Patent Number: 9,066,704

Inventors: Deng; Christopher (Torrance, CA), Fan; Yi (Valencia, CA), Elgorriaga; Igor (Palos Verdes Peninsulas, CA), Chang; Mau-Chung Frank (Los Angeles, CA)
Title: Systems and methods for transmission and reception of data including frequency and channel code selection
Patent Number: 7,970,016

Inventors: Deng; Yujie (Austin, TX), Liu; Su (Round Rock, TX), Loomis; Steven R. (Saratoga, CA), Yao; Albert Zhongxing (Austin, TX)
Title: Management of input methods
Patent Number: 9,069,446

Inventors: Dennis; Michael (Scappoose, OR)
Title: Multifunction, contact-pressure-managing ankle boots
Patent Number: 9,066,789

Inventors: Derichs; Kevin J. (The Woodlands, TX)
Title: Address-selectable charging of capacitive devices
Patent Number: 9,070,328

Inventors: Desai; Fred Naval (Fairfield, OH), Dalal; Urmish Popatlal (Milford, OH), Hamersky; Mark William (Indian Springs, OH), Smith; Steven Daryl (Fairfield, OH)
Title: Variable stretch composites and methods of making the composite
Patent Number: 9,066,834

Inventors: Deshpande; Sachin G. (Vancouver, WA), Zeng; Wenjun (Vancouver, WA)
Title: Methods and systems for transmitting digital images
Patent Number: 7,970,819

Inventors: DesNoyer; Jessica Renee (Bedford, MA), Pacetti; Stephen Dirk (San Jose, CA), Nayak; Vidya (Cupertino, CA), Kleiner; Lothar (Los Altos, CA)
Title: End-capped poly(ester amide) copolymers
Patent Number: 9,067,000

Inventors: Desnoyers; Luc (San Francisco, CA), Filvaroff; Ellen (San Francisco, CA), Goddard; Audrey (San Francisco, CA), Godowski; Paul J. (Burlingame, CA), Gurney; Austin L. (Belmont, CA), Wood; William I. (Hillsborough, CA)
Title: Secreted and transmembrane polypeptides and nucleic acids encoding the same
Patent Number: 7,241,865

Inventors: Deutschle; Joerg (Winnenden, DE), Gaertner; Ute (Schoenaich, DE), Heller; Lisa C. (Rhinebeck, NY)
Title: Reducing microprocessor performance loss due to translation table coherency in a multi-processor system
Patent Number: 9,069,715

Inventors: Diament; Judah M. (Bergenfield, NJ), Heching; Aliza R. (Bergenfield, NJ)
Title: Mapping and boosting of terms in a format independent data retrieval query
Patent Number: 9,069,882

Inventors: Dianqing; Zheng (Guangdong, CN), Chen; Qi (Guangdong, CN)
Title: Light string with improved shunt system
Patent Number: 7,967,619

Inventors: Dijkstra; Frederik Hendrik (Oudenbosch, NL)
Title: Method for configuring an array of transducers in an ultrasonic test apparatus
Patent Number: 7,966,860

Inventors: Dillen, II; William A. (Middletown, PA), Seitz; Robert E. (York, PA)
Title: Swimming pool with bench seating module
Patent Number: 7,971,286

Inventors: DiLorenzo; Daniel John (Ft. Washington, MD)
Title: Apparatus and method for closed-loop intracranial stimulation for optimal control of neurological disease
Patent Number: 7,242,984

Inventors: Dinh; Vincent V. (San Diego, CA), Hendricks; Eric W. (San Diego, CA)
Title: Liquid antennas
Patent Number: 7,969,370

Inventors: Dittrich; Alan (Constance, DE), Gersten; Rayk (Friedrichshafen, DE)
Title: Multigroup transmission of a motor vehicle
Patent Number: 9,068,636

Inventors: Divsalar; Dariush (Pacific Palisades, CA), Dolinar; Sam (Sunland, CA), Pollara; Fabrizio (Lacanada, CA)
Title: Serial turbo trellis coded modulation using a serially concatenated coder
Patent Number: 7,243,294

Inventors: Djenguerian; Alex B. (Saratoga, CA), Bircan; Erdem (San Carlos, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for power converter fault condition detection
Patent Number: 9,071,153

Inventors: Dodge; Timothy C. (Sunnyvale, CA), Valle; Fernando (Burlingame, CA)
Title: Method of uncoupling the catabolic pathway of glycolysis from the oxidative membrane bound pathway of glucose conversion
Patent Number: 7,241,587

Inventors: Domard; Alain (Lyons, FR), Espuche; Eliane (Villeurbanne, FR), Despond; Severine (Caluire, FR), Cartier; Noel (Vienne, FR)
Title: Support covered with a chitosan-based coating and method for the production thereof
Patent Number: 7,241,498

Inventors: Donaldson; Thomas A. (London, GB)
Title: Antenna optimization dependent on user context
Patent Number: 9,071,695

Inventors: Dondeti; Lakshminath (Chelmsford, MA)
Title: Secure group communications
Patent Number: 9,071,588

Inventors: Dong; Liang (Clemson, SC), Peng; Xiang (Orlando, FL)
Title: Photonic bandgap fibers
Patent Number: 7,970,248

Inventors: Donze; Richard Lee (Rochester, MN), Erickson; Karl Robert (Rochester, MN), Hovis; William Paul (Rochester, MN), Kueper; Terrance Wayne (Rochester, MN), Sheets, II; John Edward (Zumbrota, MN), Tetzloff; Jon Robert (Rochester, MN)
Title: FinFET body contact structure
Patent Number: 7,241,649

Inventors: Doshi; Sachin (Bangalore, IN), Maharana; Suryakant (Bangalore, IN), Krishnamurthi; Raju (Bangalore, IN)
Title: Data flow management apparatus, systems, and methods
Patent Number: 7,243,171

Inventors: Dotsikas; Ioannis (Dresden, DE)
Title: Method and furnace for the vapor phase deposition of components onto semiconductor substrates with a variable main flow direction of the process gas
Patent Number: 7,241,701

Inventors: Dougherty; David Thomas (Rancho Santa Fe, CA), Sluyski; Michael Alec (Maynard, MA), Yun; Kenneth Yi (San Diego, CA), Bendak; George Beshara (San Diego, CA), Huber; John David (San Diego, CA), Miller; Kirk Alvin (San Diego, CA), Holzer; Peter John (Fallbrook, CA)
Title: System and method for communicating TDM traffic through a packet switch fabric
Patent Number: 7,242,686

Inventors: Dowling; Kevin J. (Westford, MA), Morgan; Frederick M. (Quincy, MA), Lys; Ihor A. (Milton, MA), Chemel; Brian (Salem, MA), Blackwell; Michael K. (Milton, MA), Warwick; John (Cambridge, MA), Ducharme; Alfred D. (Orlando, FL)
Title: Systems and methods of controlling light systems
Patent Number: 7,242,152

Inventors: Doyle; Ronald P. (Raleigh, NC), Li; Yongcheng (Cary, NC), Verma; Dinesh Chandra (Mount Kisco, NY)
Title: Enforcement of service terms through adaptive edge processing of application data
Patent Number: 9,069,875

Inventors: Driscoll, Jr.; Edward (Portola Valley, CA), Morrow; Howard (San Jose, CA), Steinhauer; Alan J. (Sunnyvale, CA), Lomax; Willard Curtis (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Panoramic camera
Patent Number: 7,242,425

Inventors: Drucker; Steven M. (Bellevue, WA), Fernandez; Roland (Woodinville, WA), Fisher; Danyel (Seattle, WA)
Title: Particle based visualizations of abstract information
Patent Number: 9,070,227

Inventors: Drury; Daniel Gordon (Camp Hill, PA)
Title: Urine analysis device, method and system
Patent Number: 9,068,968

Inventors: Dry; Joel M. (New Orleans, LA)
Title: Light emitting diode light source
Patent Number: 7,242,028

Inventors: Duan; Chunjie (Medfield, MA), Vannucci; Giovanni (Red Bank, NJ)
Title: Method for estimating relative clock frequency offsets to improve radio ranging errors
Patent Number: 7,969,963

Inventors: Dubois; Philippe (Braives, BE), Alexandre; Michael (Ougree, BE), Bonduel; Daniel (Mons, BE), Mainil; Michael (Trivieres, BE)
Title: Polymer-based composites comprising carbon nanotubes as a filler, method for producing said composites, and associated uses
Patent Number: 7,968,660

Inventors: Dubois; Sebastien (Scionzier, FR), Enjalbert; Nicolas (Burlats, FR)
Title: Method for heat-treating a silicon substrate for the production of photovoltaic cells, and photovoltaic cell production method
Patent Number: 9,070,820

Inventors: Dubuc; Eden (Saint-Michel, CA)
Title: LED signal with lens for sun phantom effect reduction
Patent Number: 7,967,479

Inventors: DuDonis; Matthew (Ellicott City, MD)
Title: Method of repositioning immobile patient in bed using patient positioning aid
Patent Number: 7,240,384

Inventors: Duernberger; Gerhard (Strasswalchen, AT)
Title: Turning profile
Patent Number: 9,068,357

Inventors: Duncanson; David E. (West Newbury, MA), Park; Sung K. (Newton Center, MA)
Title: Personalizing luggage
Patent Number: 7,240,778

Inventors: Dunklee; John (Tigard, OR)
Title: Chuck for holding a device under test
Patent Number: 7,969,173

Inventors: Dunn; Matthew W. (Seattle, WA), Shoff; Daniel J. (Issaquah, WA)
Title: Interactive entertainment network system and method for customizing operation thereof according to viewer preferences
Patent Number: 7,243,364

Inventors: Dunn; Sean E. (Austin, TX)
Title: Graphical processing of object perimeter information
Patent Number: 7,242,408

Inventors: Dunstan; Robert (Forest Grove, OR), Hart; Frank P. (Apex, NC), Zurcher; Paul (Hillsboro, OR)
Title: Method and apparatus for facilitating power state control and awareness of an autonomous subsystem in a computer based system
Patent Number: 7,243,249

Inventors: Duong; Dung T. (Cedar Park, TX), Winberg; Paul N. (Rollingwood, TX), Thomas; Matthew R. (Austin, TX)
Title: Separate optical device for directing light from an LED
Patent Number: 7,968,896

Inventors: Durand; Alain (Rennes, FR)
Title: Certificate validity checking
Patent Number: 9,071,595

Inventors: Durst; David I. (Syosset, NY), Kaish; Norman (Whitestone, NY), Fraser; Jay (San Antonio, TX)
Title: Authentication method and system
Patent Number: 9,070,132

Inventors: Duvick; Jonathan P. (Des Moines, IA), Gilliam; Jacob T. (Norwalk, IA), Maddox; Joyce R. (Omaha, NE), Rao; Aragula Gururaj (Urbandale, IA), Crasta; Oswald R. (Branford, CT), Folkerts; Otto (Guilford, CT)
Title: Amino polyol amine oxidase polynucleotides and related polypeptides and methods of use
Patent Number: 7,241,934

Inventors: Dwivedi; Ashwani (Andhra Pradesh, IN), Kumar; Deepak Jindal (Andhra Pradesh, IN)
Title: Systems and methods of communication using tunneled direct link setup (TDLS)
Patent Number: 9,072,082

Inventors: Eastlack; Jeffrey R. (Austin, TX)
Title: Limitation of vampiric energy loss within a wireless inductive battery charger
Patent Number: 9,071,076

Inventors: Eastlack; Jeffrey R. (Austin, TX)
Title: Limitation of vampiric energy loss within an inductive battery charger or external power supply using magnetic target detection circuitry
Patent Number: 9,071,077

Inventors: Eckerdal; Johan (Bromma, SE), Obel; Martin (Danderyd, SE), Micski; Eva (Huddinge, SE)
Title: Implantable heart stimulator with infection control current, employing counter electrode
Patent Number: 7,242,980

Inventors: Eder; Jeff Scott (Mill Creek, WA)
Title: Purchasing optimization system
Patent Number: 7,970,640

Inventors: Edom; Andreas (Hamburg, DE), Gores; Ingo (Hamburg, DE), Raible; Thorsten (Hamburg, DE)
Title: Side feeder air guiding element for an aircraft air-conditioning system
Patent Number: 9,067,678

Inventors: Edwards; David M. (Marysville, OH)
Title: Vehicle bed system
Patent Number: 7,967,370

Inventors: Egendorf; Andrew (Lincoln, MA)
Title: Internet billing method
Patent Number: 7,970,703

Inventors: Eguchi; Yoshiaki (Machida, JP), Mogi; Kazuhiko (Yokohama, JP), Yamamoto; Yasutomo (Sagamihara, JP), Oeda; Takashi (Sagamihara, JP), Arai; Kouji (Odawara, JP)
Title: Data restoring method and an apparatus using journal data and an identification information
Patent Number: 7,971,097

Inventors: Eichhorn; Wade R. (Minneapolis, MN), Murphy; Keith (Minneapolis, MN), Avrushchenko; Boris (St. Louis Park, MN), Wyrobek; Kristian G. (Minneapolis, MN), Duda; Richard M. (Stillwater, MN)
Title: Collar assembly for printer fusing system
Patent Number: 7,242,899

Inventors: Eide; Per Kristian (Oslo, NO)
Title: System for use in draining fluid from a brain or spinal fluid cavity unto another body cavity of a human being
Patent Number: 7,967,771

Inventors: Eikmeier; Markus (Lensahn, DE), Gebbeken; Bernhard (Hamburg, DE), Gassner; Thomas (Heidgraben, DE), Nagel; Christoph (Hamburg, DE), Burmeister; Axel (Buchholz, DE)
Title: Machine-detectable adhesive tape
Patent Number: 7,240,873

Inventors: El Aimani; Laila (Rennes, FR)
Title: Signcryption method and device and corresponding signcryption verification method and device
Patent Number: 9,071,442

Inventors: El-Maleh; Khaled Helmi (San Marcos, CA), Kandhadai; Ananthapadmanabhan Arasanipalai (San Diego, CA)
Title: Tandem-free vocoder operations between non-compatible communication systems
Patent Number: 7,969,902

Inventors: El-Shammaa; Michael (Anaheim, CA), Zollinger; Chris (Chino Hills, CA)
Title: Adjusting a position of a heating wire within a breathing circuit
Patent Number: 9,067,037

Inventors: El-Toufaili; Faissal-Ali (Ludwigshafen, DE), Heussler; Michaela (Hassloch, DE), Schwede; Christian (Weinheim, DE), Flores-Figueroa; Aaron (Mannheim, DE), Dobrawa; Rainer (Stuttgart, DE), Boeckh; Dieter (Limburgerhof, DE), Loth; Wolfgang (Bad Durkheim, DE), Konrad; Gerd (Speyer, DE)
Title: Continuous process for the synthesis of graft polymers based on polyethers
Patent Number: 9,068,023

Inventors: Elias; Philip L. (Pittsburgh, PA), Esswein; Jeff (Pittsburgh, PA)
Title: Method of conducting auctions and audience guided events utilizing closed network satellite broadcasts to multiple location digital theater environments with integrated real time audience interaction
Patent Number: 9,070,161

Inventors: Elizondo; Luis Daniel (Stevensville, MD)
Title: Interchangeable superstructures and hulls for ocean going vessels
Patent Number: 9,067,643

Inventors: Ellison; Carl M. (Portland, OR), Dohrmann; Stephen H. (Hillsboro, OR), Epp; Edward C. (Portland, OR)
Title: Sensory verification of shared data
Patent Number: 7,243,231

Inventors: Emura; Atsuhiro (Sakai, JP), Nonoshita; Tetsu (Izumi, JP)
Title: Bicycle sprocket
Patent Number: 7,967,709

Inventors: Encina Cusi; Oscar (Aretxabaleta, ES)
Title: Cylindrical labyrinth
Patent Number: 9,067,129

Inventors: Endo; Kaori (Kawasaki, JP), Otani; Takeshi (Kawasaki, JP), Sasaki; Hitoshi (Kawasaki, JP), Matsubara; Mitsuyoshi (Fukuoka, JP), Nishiike; Rika (Kawasaki, JP), Chujo; Kaoru (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Apparatus and method for voice processing and telephone apparatus
Patent Number: 9,070,372

Inventors: Eng; Bruce (Houston, TX), Khandelwal; Rahul (Houston, TX)
Title: Integration of a closed loop supercritical carbon dioxide power cycle in a steam methane reformer
Patent Number: 9,067,785

Inventors: England; Paul (Bellevue, WA), Peinado; Marcus (Bellevue, WA), Simon; Daniel R. (Redmond, WA), Benaloh; Josh D. (Redmond, WA)
Title: Transferring application secrets in a trusted operating system environment
Patent Number: 7,243,230

Inventors: Epple; Renee (Chester, NY), Frampton; Will C. (Scottsdale, AZ), Fuller; Liz A. (Phoenix, AZ), Grogger; Andrew M. (Scottsdale, AZ), Leyva; Marcel (Chandler, AZ), Mukherjee; Joya A. (New York, NY), Niblock; Sally L. (Phoenix, AZ), Preciado; Martin J. (Warwick, NY)
Title: Method, apparatus, and computer program product for repository data maximization
Patent Number: 7,970,673

Inventors: Erbar; Maximilian (Villingen-Schwenningen, DE), Lachenmaier; Reinhard (Trossingen, DE), Lebegue; Xavier (Paris, FR)
Title: Method for finding an Internet or E-mail address
Patent Number: 7,243,135

Inventors: Esser; Karl-Josef (Monchengladbach, DE)
Title: Apparatus for machining pipe ends, especially for cutting connecting threads
Patent Number: 7,241,086

Inventors: Estell; David A. (San Mateo, CA)
Title: Proteases from gram-positive organisms
Patent Number: 7,241,575

Inventors: Etgen; Michael Peter (Cary, NC), Fox; James Edward (Apex, NC), Miller; Steven Michael (Cary, NC)
Title: Method and apparatus to select and deliver portable portlets
Patent Number: 9,071,570

Inventors: Eussen; Emiel Jozef Melanie (Eindhoven, NL)
Title: Lithographic apparatus, and apparatus and method for measuring an object position in a medium
Patent Number: 7,242,454

Inventors: Everett; David (Rustington, GB)
Title: Trusted message storage and transfer protocol and system
Patent Number: 9,071,444

Inventors: Fabbri; Gianmatteo (Santarcangelo di Romagna, IT), Moroni; Carlo (Rimini, IT)
Title: Gymnastic machine
Patent Number: 9,067,103

Inventors: Fabrizius; Martin Arthur (Redwood Falls, MN), Roach; Michael Thomas (Redwood Falls, MN)
Title: Soybean variety XB005B06
Patent Number: 7,241,940

Inventors: Fadler; Franz (Hetzles, DE)
Title: Multi-beam x-ray device
Patent Number: 7,970,099

Inventors: Fakkema; Mark (Lauderhill, FL)
Title: Linear synchronous motor railroad train driven power generating system
Patent Number: 7,966,944

Inventors: Falster; Robert J. (London, GB)
Title: Process for making non-uniform minority carrier lifetime distribution in high performance silicon power devices
Patent Number: 7,242,037

Inventors: Fan; Qinbai (Chicago, IL), Onischak; Michael (St. Charles, IL), Liss; William E. (Libertyville, IL)
Title: Solar cell electrolysis of water to make hydrogen and oxygen
Patent Number: 7,241,950

Inventors: Fang; Yang Lit (Singapore, SG)
Title: Method and system of intelligently load balancing of Wi-Fi access point apparatus in a WLAN
Patent Number: 9,072,040

Inventors: Farha; Omar K. (Morton Grove, IL), Hupp; Joseph T. (Northfield, IL)
Title: Purification of metal-organic framework materials
Patent Number: 9,067,217

Inventors: Farrell; David H. (Tualatin, OR)
Title: Degradation-resistant fibrinogen sealants
Patent Number: 7,968,682

Inventors: Fassberg; Steven M. (Boynton Beach, FL), Harris; Scott (Boca Raton, FL), Rosenblum; Neal (Hollywood, FL)
Title: Method and apparatus for flavored ice making
Patent Number: 9,066,529

Inventors: Fausak; Andrew T. (San Jose, CA), Liang; Ray (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Testing apparatus and method for signal strength of powerline networks
Patent Number: 7,970,563

Inventors: Feinerman; Alan (Skokie, IL)
Title: Vacuum insulation panel
Patent Number: 7,968,159

Inventors: Fellingham; Peter J. (San Diego, CA), Mercy; Shawn J. (San Diego, CA), Neese; David A. (Escondido, CA)
Title: Media drying system having a heated surface and a directed gas flow
Patent Number: 7,241,003

Inventors: Ferguson; Travis N. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Tapping systems and methods
Patent Number: 7,970,971

Inventors: Ferry; William O. (San Jose, CA), Redman; David J. (Fremont, CA), Sheppard; Adrian T. (Santa Clara, CA), Anantharaman; Sreeraman (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Sharing a graphics-processing-unit display port
Patent Number: 9,070,199

Inventors: Fetzer; Eric (Loveland, CO), Reidlinger; Reid J. (Wellington, CO), Soltis; Don (Windsor, CO), Bowhill; William J. (Framingham, MA), Shrimali; Satish (Bangalore, IN), Sistla; Krishnakanth (Beaverton, OR), Rotem; Efraim (Haifa, IS), Kumar; Rakesh (Bangalore, IN), Garg; Vivek (Folsom, CA), Naveh; Alon (Ramat Hasharon, IS), Sharma; Lokesh (Bangalore, IN)
Title: Managing power consumption in a multi-core processor
Patent Number: 9,069,555

Inventors: Feuerstraeter; Mark T. (Granite Bay, CA)
Title: Dynamically adaptable communications processor architecture and associated methods
Patent Number: 7,243,154

Inventors: Fewster; Paul Frederick (Brighton, GB)
Title: X-ray diffraction apparatus and method
Patent Number: 7,242,743

Inventors: Fiebig; Helmut (Schwarzenbek, DE), Suck; Roland (Hamburg, DE), Cromwell; Oliver (Wentorf, DE)
Title: DNA sequence and recombinant production of a Gramineae allergen
Patent Number: 7,241,450

Inventors: Fischetti; Massimo V. (Putnam Valley, NY), Ouyang; Qiqing C. (Yorktown Heights, NY)
Title: Higher performance CMOS on (110) wafers
Patent Number: 7,968,946

Inventors: Fissette; Armand (Thousand Oaks, CA), Aspegren; Magnus (Santa Monica, CA)
Title: Foldable table for aircraft interiors
Patent Number: 7,966,952

Inventors: Fitzsimmons; John A. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Rath; David L. (Stormville, NY), Sankarapandian; Muthumanickam (Niskayuna, NY)
Title: Selective etch chemistry for gate electrode materials
Patent Number: 9,070,625

Inventors: Fleischer; Wolfgang (Naperville, IL), Lee; Chinmei Chen (Woodridge, IL), Wang; Zhibi (Woodridge, IL)
Title: Providing location based directory numbers for personalized services
Patent Number: 7,242,948

Inventors: Flohr; Peter (Birmenstorf, CH), Paschereit; Christian Oliver (Berlin, DE)
Title: Burner with stepped fuel injection
Patent Number: 7,241,138

Inventors: Fok; Kenny (San Diego, CA), Yip; Eric Chi Chung (San Diego, CA), Lushin; Mikhail A. (San Diego, CA), Hwang; Jihyun (San Diego, CA), Yang; Carol Li-Chung (San Diego, CA)
Title: Apparatus and methods for providing configurable task management of a wireless device
Patent Number: 7,969,922

Inventors: Follingstad; Michael (Edina, MN), Adams; Peter (Minneapolis, MN), Peters; Jeffrey (Eagan, MN)
Title: Electronic signal transmission and switching jack
Patent Number: 7,968,810

Inventors: Fong; Peter Sui Lun (Monterey Park, CA), Mak; Chi Fai (Kowloon, HK)
Title: Interactive talking dolls
Patent Number: 9,067,148

Inventors: Forbes; Leonard (Corvallis, OR), Geusic; Joseph E. (Berkeley Heights, NJ)
Title: Memory device
Patent Number: 7,242,049

Inventors: Forlai; Luigi (Rome, IT)
Title: Method and apparatus for generating a sale offer to selected individuals over electronic network systems
Patent Number: 7,243,082

Inventors: Fortin; Guillaume (Verdun, CA), Roy; Charles (St-Jerome, CA), Gagnon; Mathieu (Verdun, CA)
Title: Active biasing in metal oxide semiconductor (MOS) differential pairs
Patent Number: 7,969,195

Inventors: Forutanpour; Babak (San Diego, CA), Parekh; Shyam K. (Carlsbad, CA), Forrester; John (San Diego, CA), Prasad; Harsha Rajendra (Glendale, CA)
Title: Controlling access to a mobile device
Patent Number: 9,071,679

Inventors: Foslien; Wendy K. (Minneapolis, MN), Allumallu; Satya Varaprasad (Edina, MN)
Title: Fault detection system and method using multiway principal component analysis
Patent Number: 7,243,048

Inventors: Foster; Simon J. (Hathersage, GB), Garcia-Lara; Jorge (Sheffield, GB)
Title: S. aureus polypeptide and antibodies
Patent Number: 9,067,980

Inventors: Franceschini; Michele M. (White Plains, NY), Lastras-Montano; Luis A. (Cortlandt Manor, NY)
Title: Correction of structured burst errors in data
Patent Number: 9,071,277

Inventors: Frank; Michael (Uttenreuth, DE), Nick; Wolfgang (Nurnberg, DE), van Hasselt; Peter (Erlangen, DE)
Title: Superconductive device comprising a refrigeration unit, equipped with a refrigeration head that is thermally coupled to a rotating superconductive winding
Patent Number: 7,240,496

Inventors: Frankard; Valerie (Waterloo, BE), Sanz Molinero; Ana Isabel (Gentbrugge, BE), Mironov; Vladimir (Ghent, BE)
Title: Plants having improved growth characteristics and method for making the same
Patent Number: 7,968,765

Inventors: Franke; Volker (Apolda, DE), Pauli; Michael (Leipzig, DE), Richardt; Guido (Muhlhausen, DE), Schick; Daniel (Erfurt, DE)
Title: Docking station
Patent Number: 9,071,865

Inventors: Frazer; David A. (Irvine, CA), Chen; Yuh-Ming (Irvine, CA)
Title: Color conversion method and apparatus
Patent Number: 7,242,410

Inventors: Frazier; Giles Roger (Austin, TX), Indukuru; Venkat R. (Austin, TX)
Title: Bidirectional counting of dual outcome events
Patent Number: 9,069,629

Inventors: Freeman; Chris B. (Portland, OR), Vogt; Pete D. (Boulder, CO), Bains; Kuljit S. (Olympia, WA), Ellis; Robert M. (Hillsboro, OR), Halbert; John B. (Beaverton, OR), Williams; Michael W. (Citrus Heights, CA)
Title: Buffered memory module with implicit to explicit memory command expansion
Patent Number: 7,243,205

Inventors: Freitag; Chad David (Portland, OR), Leighton; Roger G. (Rochester, NY), McCracken; Ivan A. (Portland, OR), Williams; Antonio St. Clair Lloyd (Lake Oswego, OR)
Title: Heated ink delivery system
Patent Number: 7,967,430

Inventors: Frenkel; Anton (Netanya, IL), Ben-David; Ronen (Netanya, IL)
Title: Process for preparing and drying solid rasagiline base
Patent Number: 7,968,749

Inventors: Fried; Eric P. (Austin, TX), Mishra; Rajeev (Bangalore, IN), Russell; Lance W. (Rosanky, TX), Schwendiman; Chris A. (Round Rock, TX), Tee; Stephen M. (Marble Falls, TX), Tovcimak; Stephen J. (Red Hook, NY)
Title: Propagation of unique device names in a cluster system
Patent Number: 9,069,571

Inventors: Friend; Edward H. (Washington, DC), McCrory; Robert T. (Seattle, WA)
Title: Method of determining optimal asset allocation utilizing asset cash flow simulation
Patent Number: 7,243,081

Inventors: Fritze; Cornelia (Frankfurt, DE), Resconi; Luigi (Ferrara, IT), Schulte; Jorg (Frankfurt, DE), Guidotti; Simona (Malalbergo, IT)
Title: Metallocenes, use in catalyst system for producing olefin polymers
Patent Number: 7,241,903

Inventors: Froehlich; Thomas (Munchenstein, CH), Wiest; Achim (Weil am Rhein, DE), Berger; Andreas (Therwil, CH), Stocker; Harald (Schopfheim, DE), Strunz; Torsten (Basel, CH), Fleury; Aurele (Aesch, CH), Bussinger; Klaus (Munchenstein, CH), Brumberg; Oliver (Rheinfelden, DE)
Title: Device for positioning a clamp-on flowmeter on a container
Patent Number: 7,240,566

Inventors: Frye; Charles A. (Washburn, TN)
Title: Safety return idler glove
Patent Number: 9,067,738

Inventors: Fuchs; Meir (Modiin, IL), Morag; Guy (Kochav-Yair, IL), Goren; Ido (Herzelia, IL), Amram; Noam (Gan-Haim, IL)
Title: Distribution of multicast data to users
Patent Number: 7,969,979

Inventors: Fujiki; Kenichi (Gunma-ken, JP), Amano; Masaru (Gunma-ken, JP), Kai; Keiichi (Gunma-ken, JP), Watanabe; Takatoshi (Gunma-ken, JP)
Title: Method for manufacturing trochoid pump and trochoid pump obtained
Patent Number: 7,967,585

Inventors: Fujiki; Kenichi (Gunma-ken, JP), Watanabe; Takatoshi (Gunma-ken, JP)
Title: Method for manufacturing trochoid pump and trochoid pump obtained
Patent Number: 7,967,586

Inventors: Fujimori; Yosuke (Tokyo, JP), Nakano; Hideaki (Tokyo, JP), Nomura; Kyoko (Tokyo, JP), Nakashima; Hiroshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Manufacturing apparatus of core material of vacuum heat insulating material, manufacturing method of vacuum heat insulating material, vacuum heat insulating material, and refrigerator
Patent Number: 9,068,683

Inventors: Fujimoto; Shinya (Hyogo, JP)
Title: Abnormality diagnosis apparatus for internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 7,240,479

Inventors: Fujimura; Munenori (Miyazaki, JP), Yamaguchi; Shuichiro (Miyazaki, JP), Tokunaga; Hiromi (Miyazaki, JP), Eguchi; Kazuhiro (Miyazaki, JP)
Title: Antenna element and antenna module, and electronic equipment using same
Patent Number: 7,242,363

Inventors: Fujioka; Shinya (Kawasaki, JP), Eguchi; Yasuyuki (Kawasaki, JP), Sukeno; Atsushi (Kawasaki, JP), Sato; Koutoku (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Semiconductor memory device and information processing system
Patent Number: 7,242,631

Inventors: Fujita; Masahiro (Aichi, JP), Shibata; Yoji (Aichi, JP)
Title: Sensor device
Patent Number: 7,243,034

Inventors: Fujiwara; Yoshihito (Tokyo, JP), Shiga; Katsumi (Chiba, JP)
Title: Packing protection cap and connector
Patent Number: 7,967,625

Inventors: Fukasaku; Hiroshi (Kariya, JP)
Title: Electric connector for cooling a compressor drive circuit
Patent Number: 9,068,563

Inventors: Fukuda; Minoru (Sanda, JP), Nakanishi; Hiroaki (Kobe, JP), Matsudaira; Kunio (Kobe, JP), Matsuo; Masahiro (Kobe, JP), Abe; Hirohisa (Sanda, JP)
Title: Memory configuration of a composite memory device
Patent Number: 7,969,791

Inventors: Fukuda; Mitsuaki (Kawasaki, JP), Endoh; Toshio (Kawasaki, JP), Aoki; Takahiro (Kawasaki, JP), Watanabe; Masaki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Method and apparatus for acquiring image of internal structure, and computer product
Patent Number: 7,970,238

Inventors: Fukuda; Muneyuki (Kokubunji, JP), Shichi; Hiroyasu (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Method for depositing a film using a charged particle beam, method for performing selective etching using the same, and charged particle beam equipment therefor
Patent Number: 7,242,013

Inventors: Fukuda; Takashi (Yokohama, JP), Ichikawa; Osamu (Yokohama, JP), Nishimura; Masafumi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Voice activity detection system, method, and program product
Patent Number: 9,070,375

Inventors: Funk; Merritt (Austin, TX), Sundararajan; Radha (Dripping Springs, TX), Lee; Hyung Joo (Austin, TX), Prager; Daniel (Hopewell Junction, NY), Yamashita; Asao (Fishkill, NY)
Title: Multi-layer/multi-input/multi-output (MLMIMO) models and method for using
Patent Number: 7,967,995

Inventors: Furudate; Hideki (Ota, JP), Okada; Minoru (Ikoma, JP), Ma; Ziji (Ikoma, JP), Sato; Tomonori (Ikoma, JP)
Title: Receiver and receiving method
Patent Number: 9,071,346

Inventors: Furuyama; Yoichi (Toride, JP)
Title: Surface treatment apparatus having reusable film
Patent Number: 9,069,317

Inventors: G. Nader; Ali (Malmo, SE), Rathonyi; Bela (Lomma, SE)
Title: Frequency band recognition methods and apparatus
Patent Number: 7,970,361

Inventors: Gaardsoe; Nicolai (Haslev, DK), Tretow-Loof; Peter (Kgs. Lyngby, DK)
Title: Apparatus for the spreading of adhesive material
Patent Number: 9,067,232

Inventors: Gagliardi; Stefania (Vimercate, IT), Consonni; Alessandra (Cassano Magnago, IT), Mailland; Federico (Milan, IT), Bulgheroni; Anna (Varese, IT)
Title: (R)-Nifuratel, its use for the treatment of infections and synthesis of (R) and (S)-Nifuratel
Patent Number: 9,067,927

Inventors: Gakumura; Hiroki (Forrest City, AR), Baba; Hideki (Forrest City, AR), Tsurusaki; Akira (Forrest City, AR)
Title: Electronic device with an antitheft function and method for preventing theft of electronic devices
Patent Number: 7,971,214

Inventors: Gale; David C. (San Jose, CA), Hossainy; Syed F. A. (Fremont, CA)
Title: Method of polishing implantable medical devices to lower thrombogenecity and increase mechanical stability
Patent Number: 7,967,998

Inventors: Galeotti; Cesira (Monteriggioni, IT), Grandi; Guido (Siena, IT), Masignani; Vega (Siena, IT), Mora; Marirosa (Siena, IT), Pizza; Mariagrazia (Siena, IT), Rappuoli; Rino (Siena, IT), Ratti; Guilio (Siena, IT), Scarlato; Vincenzo (Siena, IT), Scarselli; Maria (Siena, IT)
Title: Neisserial antigenic peptides
Patent Number: 9,067,987

Inventors: Galey; Laurent (Emerainville, FR), Peters; Fabrice (Paris, FR), Ferry; Xavier (Strasbourg, FR)
Title: Diaminophenothiazine compounds, a method for preparing same and uses thereof
Patent Number: 9,067,900

Inventors: Galietti; Thomas Michael (Huntington Beach, CA)
Title: Portable folding bar
Patent Number: 7,966,948

Inventors: Gan; Seng Neon (Kuala Lumpur, MY)
Title: Environmentally friendly natural oil-based toner resin
Patent Number: 7,968,647

Inventors: Ganzinga; Willem Sievert (Beverwijk, NL), Kamp; Robert (Hoofddorp, NL), Sijtstra; Anne Lourens (Heiloo, NL)
Title: Floating assembly for generating energy from sea currents
Patent Number: 9,068,550

Inventors: Gao; Zhi-Yong (Wuhan, CN), Wu; Ting-Ting (Wuhan, CN), Liu; Yu-Lin (Wuhan, CN)
Title: Conversion system for multi direct current voltage
Patent Number: 9,071,131

Inventors: Garavaglia; Andrea (Nuremberg, DE), Montojo; Juan (Nuremberg, DE), Pietsch; Christian (Nuremberg, DE), Shellhammer; Stephen J. (Ramona, CA), Varanese; Nicola (Nuremberg, DE), Stupar; Patrick (Nuremberg, DE), Ko; Tienchuan (Saratoga, CA)
Title: Multi-point control protocol proxy architecture in a network with optical and coaxial domains
Patent Number: 9,071,380

Inventors: Gardner; Christine (Irwin, PA), Boyer; James L. (Monroeville, PA)
Title: Microporous material having degradation properties and articles prepared therefrom
Patent Number: 9,067,384

Inventors: Gardner; Gary Trent (San Marcos, CA), Hassan, Jr.; Ata (San Diego, CA), Chintala; Ram Babu (San Diego, CA), Guntur; Anil Srinivas (San Diego, CA)
Title: System and method for tracking content through the internet
Patent Number: 9,070,143

Inventors: Garrett; Calvin Lee (Oklahoma City, OK)
Title: Directed flow wind turbine
Patent Number: 9,068,557

Inventors: Garza; Jose E. (Richmond, GB), Hobson; Stephen J. (Hampton, GB)
Title: Message processing
Patent Number: 9,069,632

Inventors: Gaskill; Janis Twiddy (New Bern, NC)
Title: Prosthetic breast form
Patent Number: 7,967,860

Inventors: Gauba; Maneesh (Overland Park, KS), Bales; Steven R. (Lee's Summit, MO), Marupaduga; Sreekar (Overland Park, KS), Wurtenberger; Andrew M. (Olathe, KS)
Title: Method and apparatus for monitoring antenna deterioration
Patent Number: 9,072,002

Inventors: Gauvreau; Jean-Louis (La Prairie, CA), Freda; Martino (Laval, CA), Ye; Chunxuan (Wayne, PA), Di Girolamo; Rocco (Laval, CA), Laughlin; Scott (Montreal, CA), Rudolf; Marian (Montreal, CA), Touag; Athmane (Chomedey Laval, CA), Syed; Kamraan Nasim (Milton, CA)
Title: Adaptive control channel
Patent Number: 9,072,107

Inventors: Ge; Yi (Bunkyo, JP), Hatano; Hiroshi (Kawasaki, JP), Horio; Kazuo (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Matrix calculation unit
Patent Number: 9,069,716

Inventors: Gedeon; Mazen G. (Hillsboro, OR)
Title: Apparatus and method for measuring and controlling power consumption of a computer system
Patent Number: 7,243,243

Inventors: Geerke; Johan Hendrik (Eindhoven, NL), Hempenius; Peter Paul (Nuenen, NL), De Vos; Youssef Karel Maria (Lille, BE), Beijers; Clementius Andreas Johannes (Eindhoven, NL)
Title: Lithographic apparatus and device manufacturing method
Patent Number: 7,969,550

Inventors: Geier; Daniel (Bruhl, DE), Ehrle; Klaus (Burstadt, DE)
Title: Process for controlling a dosing device for liquid or pasty media; dosing device; and industrial robot
Patent Number: 7,967,168

Inventors: Gerhardinger; Peter F. (Maumee, OH)
Title: Wireless inductive coupling assembly for a heated glass panel
Patent Number: 7,968,823

Inventors: Gibbs; Christopher David (Bebington, GB), Parry; Alyn James (Bebington, GB), Rogers; Susanne Henning (Bebington, GB)
Title: Polymers for laundry applications
Patent Number: 7,967,871

Inventors: Gibson; Robin (Cotherstone, GB)
Title: Hydraulic lime composition
Patent Number: 9,067,830

Inventors: Gieser; Michael (Oftersheim, DE), Rodi; Norbert (Bad Schonborn, DE)
Title: Sheet-fed offset printing press and method of printing multiple colors on both sides of sheets
Patent Number: 7,966,932

Inventors: Giglio; Damon (New York, NY), LoMonaco; Robert (Monmouth Beach, NJ)
Title: Device to contain, display, and dispense documents
Patent Number: 9,066,612

Inventors: Gilboa; Pinhas (Haifa, IL)
Title: Method of tracking an object having a passive transponder attached thereto
Patent Number: 7,969,143

Inventors: Gilevich; Alexander I. (Sunnyvale, CA), Anderson; Francis Allan (San Fransisco, CA)
Title: Apparatus and method for detecting foreign materials in a container
Patent Number: 7,970,102

Inventors: Gill; Jeremy (Davisburg, MI), Her; Sai (Detroit, MI), Waterman; Timothy J. (Grand Haven, MI)
Title: Shifter assembly with decoupling mechanism
Patent Number: 9,068,642

Inventors: Giovinazzo; Joseph (Whitestone, NY)
Title: Vehicle warning system and method
Patent Number: 7,242,287

Inventors: Glaser; Carsten (Muhltal, DE)
Title: Motor vehicle with a protective sunscreen for the windowpane
Patent Number: 7,967,362

Inventors: Glaubitt; Walther (Margetshochheim, DE), Kursawe; Monika (Seeheim-Jugenheim, DE), Gombert; Andreas (Freiburg, DE), Hofmann; Thomas (Furth, DE)
Title: Hybrid sol for the production of abrasion-resistant SiO.sub.2 antireflection coatings
Patent Number: 7,241,505

Inventors: Gleine; Wolfgang (Kakenstorf, DE)
Title: Arrangement comprising a mock-up for reproducing and testing an aircraft passenger cabin
Patent Number: 9,070,299

Inventors: Glodjo; Arman (Hamilton, BM)
Title: Single-period auctions network decentralized trading system and method
Patent Number: 7,970,689

Inventors: Glukhoy; Yuri (San Francisco, CA), Kerzhner; Tatiana (San Francisco, CA), Ryaboy; Anna (San Francisco, CA)
Title: RF antenna assembly for treatment of inner surfaces of tubes with inductively coupled plasma
Patent Number: 7,967,945

Inventors: Goh; Yin-Min Felicia (Singapore, SG), Ismail; Zainab (Singapore, SG), Tan; Yong Siang (Singapore, SG), Tan; Ling Zhi (Singapore, SG), Chiew; Sin Ping (Kuala Lumpur, MY)
Title: Integrated circuit system with clean surfaces
Patent Number: 7,968,148

Inventors: Goklen; Kent E. (Fanwood, NJ), Nti-Gyabaah; Joseph (Somerset, NJ), Antia; Firoz D. (Montclair, NJ), Dahlgren; Mary Ellen (Metuchen, NJ)
Title: Using amines or amino acids as mobile phase modifiers in chromatography
Patent Number: 7,241,866

Inventors: Goldstein; Michael D. (Herzliya, IL), Alter; Jacob (Ramat Gan, IL), Margaliot; Menachem (Bnei Brak, IL)
Title: Portable radiation detector
Patent Number: 9,069,083

Inventors: Gorbounov; Mikhail B. (South Windsor, CT), Vaisman; Igor B. (West Hartford, CT), Verma; Parmesh (Manchester, CT), Winch; Gary D. (Colchester, CT), Sangiovanni; Joseph J. (West Suffield, CT)
Title: Mini-channel heat exchanger header
Patent Number: 7,967,061

Inventors: Gorelik; Vladimir (Palo Alto, CA), Atherton; Andrew Ian (San Francisco, CA), Zumel; Nina Barrameda (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for automatic pricing in electronic commerce
Patent Number: 7,970,713

Inventors: Goth; Mark (Loveland, CO)
Title: Apparatus and method for retracting awning
Patent Number: 7,242,162

Inventors: Goto; Atsuko (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Property generating apparatus, property generating method and program
Patent Number: 7,971,163

Inventors: Goto; Kenji (Nagano, JP), Yamada; Hideaki (Shimosuwa-machi, JP)
Title: Optical measurement device and optical measurement method
Patent Number: 9,068,825

Inventors: Goto; Taichi (Wako, JP)
Title: Electrolyte-electrode joined assembly and method for producing the same
Patent Number: 9,070,946

Inventors: Goto; Yuugo (Atsugi, JP), Fukumoto; Yumiko (Atsugi, JP), Takayama; Toru (Atsugi, JP), Maruyama; Junya (Ebina, JP), Tsurume; Takuya (Atsugi, JP)
Title: Method for manufacturing semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,241,666

Inventors: Gough; Michael (Ben Lomond, CA)
Title: High-speed data transfer in a networked server environment via laser communication
Patent Number: 7,970,950

Inventors: Gould; Mark A. (Gainesville, GA), Varga; Leslie J. (Cumming, GA)
Title: Two-component liquid dispenser gun and system
Patent Number: 9,067,236

Inventors: Graham; Robert G. (Presque Isle, MI), Goski; Dana (Columbus, OH), DiSaia; Anthony S. (Powell, OH), Brenneman; Ronald G. (Plain City, OH), Eslick; Herman L. (London, OH)
Title: Monolithic tube sheet and method of manufacture
Patent Number: 7,240,724

Inventors: Granat; Stanley M. (Clay, NY)
Title: Bi-directional power supply with isolated output
Patent Number: 7,969,128

Inventors: Grantz; Alan L. (Aptos, CA), Khan; Raquib U. (Pleasanton, CA), Parsoneault; Norbert Steven (Scotts Valley, CA)
Title: Radial capillary seal for fluid dynamic bearing motors
Patent Number: 7,241,051

Inventors: Grassmuck; Michael D. (Chesterfield, MO), Carrillo; Oswaldo (General Escobedo, MX)
Title: Illuminated canopy for a refrigerated display case
Patent Number: 7,240,506

Inventors: Green; Brian (Cambridge, MA), Reppas; Nikos (Cambridge, MA), Robertson; Dan (Cambridge, MA)
Title: Ethanol production by microorganisms
Patent Number: 7,968,321

Inventors: Greiner; Andreas (Amoneburg, DE), Agarwal; Seema (Marburg, DE), Kissel; Thomas (Staufen, DE), Ren; Liqun (Mannheim, DE)
Title: Hydrolytically decomposable ionic copolymers
Patent Number: 9,068,065

Inventors: Greiner; Carsten (Holzgerlingen, DE), Kayser; Joerg (Waldenbuch, DE), Matayambath; Roopesh A. (Bangalore, IN), Ruf; Juergen M. (Tuebingen, DE)
Title: Code analysis for simulation efficiency improvement
Patent Number: 9,069,574

Inventors: Grevsen; John K. (Viby J, DK), Narasimalu; Srikanth (Singapore, SG), Nyvad; Jesper (Ega, DK), Tietze; Poul Torben (Brabrand, DK), Bahuguni; Anand (Singapore, SG), Sivalingam; Krishnamoorthi (Singapore, SG)
Title: Wind turbine with a refrigeration system and a method of providing cooling of a heat generating component in a nacelle for a wind turbine
Patent Number: 7,967,550

Inventors: Grewing; Christian (Sollentuna, SE), Hanke; Andre (Dusseldorf, DE)
Title: Circuit arrangement for frequency conversion and mobile radio device with the circuit arrangement
Patent Number: 7,242,913

Inventors: Griffin; Paul (Nashville, TN)
Title: Digital music player accessory with digital communication capability
Patent Number: 7,970,342

Inventors: Grishin; Mikhail (Vilnius, LT), Michailovas; Andrejus (Vilnius, LT)
Title: Multiple output repetitively pulsed laser
Patent Number: 7,970,026

Inventors: Groom; J Bradley (Oxford, OH), Bell; Lowell R (Fountaintown, IN)
Title: Fuel-dispensing nozzle inhibitor
Patent Number: 7,967,042

Inventors: Gross; Richard A. (Plainview, NY)
Title: Treatment and prophylaxis of sepsis and septic shock
Patent Number: 7,968,522

Inventors: Grosse-Plankermann; Peter (Hamburg, DE), Bardenhagen; Thomas (Hamburg, DE), Pietz; Uwe (Hamburg, DE)
Title: Seat bench transport device
Patent Number: 9,067,611

Inventors: Grossman; Owen D. (Golden Valley, MN)
Title: Damper for high g-force shock pulse generator systems and methods
Patent Number: 7,240,534

Inventors: Grossman; Victor A. (Staten Island, NY)
Title: Packaging and dispensing system for sandwich food products
Patent Number: 7,240,797

Inventors: Gruber; Lewis (Chicago, IL), Bradley; Kenneth (Chicago, IL), Lopes; Ward (Chicago, IL), Lancelot; Robert W. (Chicago, IL), Plewa; Joseph S. (Chicago, IL), Grier; David G. (Chicago, IL)
Title: System and method of sorting materials using holographic laser steering
Patent Number: 7,241,988

Inventors: Gruhl; Daniel Frederick (San Jose, CA), Guha; Ramanathan Valdnyanath (Los Altos, CA), Tomkins; Andrew S. (San Jose, CA)
Title: System, method, and service for inducing a pattern of communication among various parties
Patent Number: 7,970,895

Inventors: Gruhn; Michael (Erlangen, DE), Kunze; Ulrich (Bubenreuth, DE), Schiller; Norbert (Lauf, DE)
Title: Diagnosis system for at least one technical system
Patent Number: 7,970,582

Inventors: Grundvig; Jeffrey Paul (Loveland, CO), Yuan; Yun Xiang (Emmaus, PA)
Title: Digital TDMA link with no sync word
Patent Number: 7,242,696

Inventors: Grunitz; Otto (Nurnberg, DE), Schulz; Simon (Wipperfurth, DE)
Title: Injection unit for an injection moulding machine
Patent Number: 7,967,590

Inventors: Gschwind; Michael Karl (Chappaqua, NY), O'Brien; Kathryn M. (South Salem, NY), O'Brien; John Kevin (South Salem, NY), Salapura; Valentina (Chappaqua, NY)
Title: Method and apparatus for creating and executing integrated executables in a heterogeneous architecture
Patent Number: 7,243,333

Inventors: Gu; Bon Young (Gyunggi-do, KR)
Title: Apparatus and method for controlling motor
Patent Number: 9,071,176

Inventors: Gu; Yuan-Qiang (Shanghai, CN), Wang; Guo-Jun (Shanghai, CN), Jiao; De-Zhi (Shanghai, CN)
Title: Energy-saving control device and energy-saving control method and power adapter including the same
Patent Number: 9,071,026

Inventors: Guadalupe Castellanos; Maria (Sunnyvale, CA), Casati; Fabio (Palo Alto, CA), Shan; Ming-Chien (Saratoga, CA)
Title: System and method for analyzing a process
Patent Number: 7,971,191

Inventors: Gubbins; Mark Anthony (Letterkenny, IE), Lamberton; Robert William (Limavady, IE), Setiadi; Dadi (Edina, MN)
Title: Magnetic mechanical switch
Patent Number: 7,969,772

Inventors: Guedalia; Isaac David (Bet Shemesh, IL), Hashkes; Jonathan (Jerusalem, IL), Guedalia; Jacob Leon (Jerusalem, IL)
Title: Method and system for providing on-line interactivity over a server-client network
Patent Number: 7,970,818

Inventors: Guggisberg; Karl (Comano, CH)
Title: Method for transmitting short messages over the internet
Patent Number: 7,243,152

Inventors: Guida, Jr.; Anthony D. (Newark, DE), Hazel; Christine B. (Port Deposit, MD), Hegstad; Jeffrey M. (Ankeny, IA), Li; Zhongsen (Hockessin, DE), Vogt; Mark D. (Ankeny, IA), Xing; Aiqiu (Wilmington, DE)
Title: Methods for improving yield using soybean event 3560.4.3.5
Patent Number: 7,968,770

Inventors: Gummer; Volker (Mahlow, DE)
Title: Turbomachine with means for the creation of a peripheral jet on the stator
Patent Number: 7,967,556

Inventors: Guo; Cindy (Palo Alto, CA), Peng; Jiajing (Palo Alto, CA), Zhu; Yibo (Alamo, CA), Wang; Annie (Los Altos, CA), Zou; Wencen (Los Altos, CA)
Title: System and method for providing automated clothing fashion recommendations
Patent Number: 9,070,171

Inventors: Guo; Jinhong Katherine (West Windsor, NJ), Johnson; Stephen L. (Erdenheim, PA), Park; Il-Pyung (Princeton Junction, NJ)
Title: Mandatory access control (MAC) method
Patent Number: 7,243,235

Inventors: Gupta; Anoop (Woodinville, WA), He; Li-Wei (Redmond, WA), Omoigui; Nosakhare D. (Redmond, WA)
Title: Multi-level skimming of multimedia content using playlists
Patent Number: 7,243,140

Inventors: Gupta; Manish (New Delhi, IN)
Title: Preprovisioning using mutated templates
Patent Number: 9,069,590

Inventors: Gupta; Puneet (Marina Del Ray, CA), Kahng; Andrew B. (Del Mar, CA)
Title: Standard cells having transistors annotated for gate-length biasing
Patent Number: 9,069,926

Inventors: Guthrie; Guy Lynn (Austin, TX), Nayar; Naresh (Rochester, MN), North; Geraint (Manchester, GB), Starke; William J. (Round Rock, TX)
Title: Virtual machine failover
Patent Number: 9,069,701

Inventors: Guzik; Nahum (Palo Alto, CA), St. Dennis; Michael Christopher (San Jose, CA)
Title: Constrained layer damping assembly
Patent Number: 7,240,777

Inventors: Guzman; Jayson (Huntington Beach, CA)
Title: Cellular telephone casing system incorporating lens attachments
Patent Number: 9,071,671

Inventors: Guzzo; Peter R. (Niskayuna, NY), Henderson; Alan J. (Fishers, IN), Isherwood; Matthew (Delmar, NY), Lee; Chong Yew (Kuala Lumpur, MY), Ghosh; Animesh (Singapore, SG), Zhao; He (Madison, CT)
Title: Benzofuro[3,2-c] pyridines and related analogs as serotonin sub-type 6 (5-HT.sub.6) modulators for the treatment of obesity, metabolic syndrome, cognition and schizophrenia
Patent Number: 9,067,949

Inventors: Haas; Jeffrey (San Ramon, CA), Haas; Douglas (Lancaster, CA)
Title: Variable fan for portable explosive or drug detection system
Patent Number: 9,069,999

Inventors: Haas; Thomas (Frankfurt, DE), Stochniol; Guido (Haltern, DE), Jahn; Robert (Rodenbach, DE)
Title: Process for the direct synthesis of hydrogen peroxide
Patent Number: 7,241,908

Inventors: Hackenberger; Wesley S. (State College, PA), Snook; Kevin A. (State College, PA)
Title: Tangentially poled single crystal ring resonator
Patent Number: 7,969,073

Inventors: Hackett; Donald (Ballygawley, GB)
Title: Waste fitting
Patent Number: 7,971,288

Inventors: Haddock; Richard M. (Redwood City, CA)
Title: Self-centering loading, indexing, and flipping mechanism for coinage and coin analysis
Patent Number: 7,967,126

Inventors: Hadley; Mark A. (Newark, CA), Carrender; Curt L. (Morgan Hill, CA), Smith; John Stephen (San Jose, CA), Craig; Gordon S. W. (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Assembly comprising a functional device and a resonator and method of making same
Patent Number: 7,967,204

Inventors: Haefner; Stefan (Speyer, DE), Schroder; Hartwig (Nussloch, DE), Zelder; Oskar (Speyer, DE), Klopprogge; Corinna (Mannheim, DE), Herold; Andrea (Ketsch, DE)
Title: Multiple promoters and the use thereof for gene expression
Patent Number: 7,968,699

Inventors: Hafendorfer; James T. (Louisville, KY)
Title: Blower support device for utility vehicle
Patent Number: 7,240,891

Inventors: Hagerman; Bo (Stockholm, SE), Ovesjo; Fredrik (Stockholm, SE), Johannisson; Bjorn Gunnar (Kungsbacka, SE), Hiltunen; Kimmo (Esbo, FI)
Title: Data processing in intra-site handover
Patent Number: 9,072,019

Inventors: Hagiuda; Tadashi (Yokohama, JP), Hayashi; Masao (Yokohama, JP), Saito; Kentaro (Kawasaki, JP), Takaragi; Yoichi (Yokohama, JP), Ito; Akio (Yokohama, JP), Sakaguchi; Kazuhiro (Yokosuka, JP)
Title: Information processing device, information processing method, and control program
Patent Number: 7,970,817

Inventors: Hagleitner; Hans Georg (Zell Am See, AT)
Title: Method of dispensing paper sheet by sheet from a stock and a paper dispenser
Patent Number: 9,066,639

Inventors: Hahm; Hee Hyeok (Seoul, KR), Kim; Ki Mun (Incheon-si, KR), Lee; Sang Yun (Seongnam, KR), No; Yeong Tae (Seoul, KR), Park; Jae Young (Sungnam-si, KR)
Title: Method for providing a subscriber-based ringback tone sound
Patent Number: 7,242,757

Inventors: Hahm; Hee Hyeok (Seoul, KR), Kim; Ki Mun (Incheon-si, KR), Lee; Sang Yun (Seongnam, KR), No; Yeong Tee (Seoul, KR)
Title: Method for providing subscriber-based ringback tone in flexible paging mode
Patent Number: 7,242,756

Inventors: Haines; Timothy G. (Columbia City, IN), Goldstein; David B. (Cream Ridge, NJ)
Title: Methods and apparatus for orthopedic implants
Patent Number: 7,967,822

Inventors: Haines; Timothy G. (Seattle, WA), Goldstein; David B. (Cream Ridge, NJ)
Title: Method and apparatus for femoral and tibial resection
Patent Number: 9,066,804

Inventors: Halilah; Sami O. (Stafford, TX)
Title: In line sampler separator
Patent Number: 7,966,892

Inventors: Hall; David R. (Provo, UT), Bailey; John (Spanish Fork, UT)
Title: Downhole mechanism
Patent Number: 7,967,082

Inventors: Hall; David R. (Provo, UT), Hall, Jr.; H. Tracy (Provo, UT)
Title: Dense diamond body
Patent Number: 9,068,410

Inventors: Hall; David R. (Provo, UT), Shumway; Jim (Lehi, UT), Wahlquist; David (Spanish Fork, UT)
Title: Sensor for determining a position of a jack element
Patent Number: 7,967,083

Inventors: Hall; James E (Sugar Hill, GA)
Title: Locking hinge assembly
Patent Number: 9,068,382

Inventors: Hall; John M. (Boise, ID), Loyd; Gerald A. (Boise, ID)
Title: Transmitting miniature versions of files to receiving devices
Patent Number: 7,242,493

Inventors: Hallek; Michael (Cologne, DE), Girod; Anne (Jesenwang, DE), Ried; Martin (Starnberg, DE)
Title: Structural protein of adeno-associated virus with modified antigenicity, its production and its use
Patent Number: 7,968,340

Inventors: Halme; Lauri (Tampere, FI), Halme; Juha (Tampere, FI)
Title: Rib element and composite flange for aircraft
Patent Number: 7,967,248

Inventors: Ham; Donhee (Cambridge, MA), Andress; William Franklin (Lexington, MA), Liu; Yong (Somerville, MA)
Title: Methods and apparatus based on coplanar striplines
Patent Number: 7,242,272

Inventors: Hamada; Hidenobu (Hyogo, JP)
Title: Optical device, optical coupler and integrated circuit
Patent Number: 7,970,243

Inventors: Hamaguchi; Takeshi (Wakayama, JP), Doi; Haruhiko (Wakayama, JP)
Title: Polishing liquid composition for magnetic-disk substrate
Patent Number: 9,070,399

Inventors: Hamano; Yukiko (Kanagawa, JP), Kasahara; Ryosuke (Kanagawa, JP), Kawasaki; Toshiyuki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image projecting apparatus and image projecting method
Patent Number: 7,967,445

Inventors: Hamasaki; Ryuji (Yokohama, JP), Wakiyama; Eiji (Suntou-gun, JP)
Title: Sheet feeding apparatus and image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 7,967,287

Inventors: Hamilton, II; Rick A. (Charlottesville, VA), O'Connell; Brian M. (Cary, NC), Pickover; Clifford A. (Yorktown Heights, NY), Walker; Keith R. (Austin, TX)
Title: Virtual universe desktop exploration for resource acquisition
Patent Number: 9,069,442

Inventors: Hammerman; Steven M. (Houston, TX)
Title: Surgical simulation device and assembly
Patent Number: 9,070,307

Inventors: Han; Feng (Johnston, IA), Katt; Maria (Lenexa, KS), Schuh; Wolfgang (West Des Moines, IA), Webb; David M. (Zionsville, IA)
Title: QTL controlling sclerotinia stem ROT resistance in soybean
Patent Number: 7,968,763

Inventors: Hanan; Arie (Lapid, IL)
Title: Internal toothpaste tube dispensing device
Patent Number: 7,967,169

Inventors: Hanazato; Eiichi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Printing device, printing method, and computer-readable storage medium for printing using multiple printers
Patent Number: 7,242,494

Inventors: Handa; Soichiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: X-ray imaging apparatus
Patent Number: 9,068,919

Inventors: Hangauer; David G. (East Amherst, NY), Li; Fengzhi (Buffalo, NY), Hegab; Taher (Fresno, CA), Ling; Xiang (Snyder, NY)
Title: Azepans and methods for making and using same
Patent Number: 7,968,708

Inventors: Hanke; Michael (Braunschweig, DE), Malzahn; Sebastian (Stade, DE), Kuehn; Michael (Hollern-Twielenfleth, DE)
Title: Mold for manufacture of fiber composite parts and method of manufacture of fiber composite parts with such a mold
Patent Number: 9,067,345

Inventors: Hankins; Richard A. (San Jose, CA), Wang; Hong (Fremont, CA), Chinya; Gautham N. (Hillsboro, OR), Diep; Trung A. (San Jose, CA), Kaushik; Shivnandan D. (Portland, OR), Bigbee; Bryant E. (Scottsdale, AZ), Shen; John P. (San Jose, CA), Mallick; Asit K. (Santa Clara, CA), Patel; Baiju V. (Portland, OR), Held; James Paul (Portland, OR), Girkar; Milind B. (Sunnyvle, CA), Sethi; Prashant (Folsom, CA), Tian; Xinmin (San Jose, CA)
Title: Mechanism to schedule threads on OS-sequestered sequencers without operating system intervention
Patent Number: 9,069,605

Inventors: Hannington; Michael E. (Madison, OH)
Title: Emergency information lighting system
Patent Number: 7,241,021

Inventors: Hansen; Conly L. (North Logan, UT), Watts; Edward D. (North Logan, UT)
Title: Needleless injection device and method of injecting
Patent Number: 7,968,135

Inventors: Hantschel; Thomas (Menlo Park, CA), Fork; David K. (Los Altos, CA), Chow; Eugene M. (Stanford, CA), De Bruyker; Dirk (Palo Alto, CA), Rosa; Michel A. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Capillary-channel probes for liquid pickup, transportation and dispense using stressy metal
Patent Number: 7,241,420

Inventors: Hanzaike; Manabu (Bunkyo-ku, JP), Ishikawa; Yuhichi (Matsudo, JP), Kitayama; Fumihiko (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Kumabayashi; Yoshihiko (Kiyota-Sapporo, JP), Ohya; Motoichi (Kanagawa-pre., JP), Ohyama; Yuhji (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Reducing false-positive errors in a software change-impact analysis
Patent Number: 9,069,892

Inventors: Hara; Kiyohito (Hyogo, JP)
Title: Switching regulator
Patent Number: 9,069,366

Inventors: Hara; Masahiro (Nagoya, JP), Watabe; Motoaki (Aichi-ken, JP)
Title: Optical information reading apparatus and optical information reading method
Patent Number: 7,240,842

Inventors: Harada; Kazumasa (Nagano-ken, JP), Hashii; Kazuhiro (Nagano-ken, JP), Takeuchi; Atsuhiko (Nagano-ken, JP)
Title: Ink cartridge
Patent Number: 7,240,990

Inventors: Haran; Frank M (North Vancouver, CA)
Title: System and method for measurement of degree of moisture stratification in a paper or board
Patent Number: 7,968,860

Inventors: Hardin; Brian E (Berkeley, CA), Connor; Stephen T (San Francisco, CA), Groves; James R (Sunnyvale, CA), Peters; Craig H (Oakland, CA)
Title: Multi-crystalline II-VI based multijunction solar cells and modules
Patent Number: 9,070,811

Inventors: Harend; Roland (Dusseldorf, DE), Morelj; Robert (Munich, DE), Volkening; Ingo (Rhu Cross, SG)
Title: Method and device for processing real-time data
Patent Number: 7,969,982

Inventors: Hariharan; Alleppey V. (Austin, TX), Ravi; Jagannathan (Bedford, MA)
Title: Method to convert waste silicon to high purity silicon
Patent Number: 9,067,338

Inventors: Hariharan; Alleppey V. (Austin, TX), Ravi; Jagannathan (Bedford, MA)
Title: Laser conversion of high purity silicon powder to densified granular forms
Patent Number: 9,067,792

Inventors: Harriman; Geraldine C. (Charlestown, RI), Wester; Ronald T. (Ledyard, CT), Romero; Donna L. (Chesterfield, MO), Masse; Craig E. (Cambridge, MA), Robinson; Shaughnessy (Westerly, RI), Greenwood; Jeremy Robert (Brooklyn, NY)
Title: IRAK inhibitors and uses thereof
Patent Number: 9,067,948

Inventors: Harris; Michael W. (Eau Claire, WI), Saine; Joel E. (Dahlonega, GA)
Title: Method for applying adhesive on an elastic strand in assembly of a personal disposable hygiene product
Patent Number: 9,067,394

Inventors: Harris; Scott C. (Rancho Santa Fe, CA)
Title: Bar code data entry device
Patent Number: 7,967,207

Inventors: Harris; Scott C. (Rancho Santa Fe, CA)
Title: Aspect ratio enhancement
Patent Number: 7,969,509

Inventors: Harrison; Howard Jason (Bethesda, MD), Harrison; Dana Alison (Bethesda, MD)
Title: Eyeglass holder
Patent Number: 7,967,270

Inventors: Hart; Burton L. (Auburn, IL), Powell; Kurt (Auburn, IL)
Title: Funnel blocking apparatus and methods of use
Patent Number: 7,966,926

Inventors: Hart; Roger U. (San Diego, CA)
Title: Training device and pivotal swing method for improving accuracy of hitting a ball with a bat
Patent Number: 9,067,112

Inventors: Hartley; Jesse W. (Lino Lakes, MN), Stahmann; Jeffrey E. (Ramsey, MN), Lee; Kent (Fridley, MN), Ni; Quan (Shoreview, MN)
Title: Diagnosis and/or therapy using blood chemistry/expired gas parameter analysis
Patent Number: 7,970,470

Inventors: Hasegawa; Yuri (Tokyo, JP), Sekiguchi; Shunichi (Tokyo, JP), Kuroda; Shinichi (Tokyo, JP), Asai; Kohtaro (Tokyo, JP), Nishikawa; Hirofumi (Tokyo, JP), Isu; Yoshimi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image coding apparatus, image coding method, image decoding apparatus and image decoding method
Patent Number: 7,970,217

Inventors: Hashi; Hideyuki (Osaka, JP), Hayashi; Kenichi (Nara, JP), Honsho; Hironori (Hyogo, JP), Tanaka; Masanobu (Osaka, JP), Sibukawa; Kazuo (Osaka, JP), Murayama; Masato (Osaka, JP)
Title: Camera
Patent Number: 7,970,266

Inventors: Hashida; Takushi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Interpolation circuit and receiving circuit
Patent Number: 9,071,409

Inventors: Hashimoto; Daisuke (Oyama, JP), Watanabe; Takurou (Oyama, JP), Yokoi; Keiichi (Minato-ku, JP), Hata; Hiroshi (Isehara, JP)
Title: Terminal lead
Patent Number: 9,070,938

Inventors: Hashimoto; Rei (Tokyo, JP), Hwang; Jongil (Kanagawa, JP), Saito; Shinji (Kanagawa, JP), Nunoue; Shinya (Chiba, JP)
Title: Light-emitting electric-power generation module and light-emitting electric-power generation device
Patent Number: 9,072,146

Inventors: Hashimoto; Tetsuya (Inzai, JP)
Title: Imaging apparatus and wireless communication partner searching method
Patent Number: 7,969,468

Inventors: Hashizume; Yuichi (Nagano, JP), Hibino; Kunio (Nagano, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing a magnetic recording medium
Patent Number: 9,070,400

Inventors: Hassan; Abbas (Sugar Land, TX), Anthony; Rayford G. (College Station, TX), Borsinger; Gregory (Chatham, NJ), Hassan; Aziz (Sugar Land, TX), Bagherzadeh; Ebrahim (Sugar Land, TX)
Title: High shear rotary fixed bed reactor
Patent Number: 9,067,859

Inventors: Hassan; Abbas (Sugar Land, TX), Anthony; Rayford G. (College Station, TX), Borsinger; Gregory G. (Chatham, NJ), Hassan; Aziz (Sugar Land, TX)
Title: Applying shear stress for disease treatment
Patent Number: 9,067,008

Inventors: Hasui; Takeshi (Hokkaido, JP), Fujikawa; Takatsugu (Hokkaido, JP)
Title: Method of forming corrosion protection double coatings on prestressing strand and prestressing strand produced by the method
Patent Number: 7,241,473

Inventors: Hasuike; Atsushi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device
Patent Number: 9,070,707

Inventors: Hasuo; Koji (Kawasaki, JP), Izumi; Futoshi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Optical communication system
Patent Number: 7,242,865

Inventors: Hatanaka; Shun (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image formation unit and image formation apparatus
Patent Number: 9,069,283

Inventors: Hatano; Kouichi (Kawasaki, JP), Inada; Hiroshi (Kawasaki, JP), Takahashi; Katsuo (Kawasaki, JP), Shirai; Hidenori (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Article conveying device
Patent Number: 7,967,128

Inventors: Hausmann; Philipp (Kirchheim, DE), Knoop; Andreas (Esslingen, DE)
Title: Fuel cell system having an integral turbine/compressor unit
Patent Number: 9,070,912

Inventors: Hawkins; Peter (Bristol, GB), Luxton; Richard William (Bristol, GB)
Title: Paramagnetic particle detection
Patent Number: 7,241,630

Inventors: Hawkins; Thomas (Miami, FL)
Title: Magnetic mount dry eraser for accommodating writing utensils
Patent Number: 7,967,520

Inventors: Hayakawa; Shoji (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Method of estimating sound arrival direction, sound arrival direction estimating apparatus, and computer program product
Patent Number: 7,970,609

Inventors: Hayashi; Junichi (Kamakura, JP)
Title: Decrypting overlapping selected and encrypted image areas
Patent Number: 7,970,139

Inventors: Hayashi; Keisuke (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Liquid discharge head and image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 9,067,427

Inventors: Hayes; Kirby (Lloydminster, CA), St. Amant; Dan (Lloydminster, CA)
Title: Pressure-actuated perforation with automatic fluid circulation for immediate production and removal of debris
Patent Number: 7,240,733

Inventors: Hayoz; Pascal (Hofstetten, CH), Aebischer; Olivier Frederic (Duedingen, CH), Dueggeli; Mathias (Thuernen, CH), Turbiez; Mathieu G. R. (Rixheim, FR), Fonrodona Turon; Marta (Blanes, ES), Chebotareva; Natalia (Hagenthal le Bas, FR)
Title: Pyrrolopyrrole derivatives, their manufacture and use as semiconductors
Patent Number: 9,067,942

Inventors: He; Zhaohui (Austin, TX)
Title: Adaptive current control timing and responsive current control for interfacing with a dimmer
Patent Number: 9,071,144

Inventors: Heavner; George A. (Malvern, PA), Knight; David M. (Berwyn, PA), Ghrayeb; John (Downingtown, PA), Scallon; Bernard J. (Wayne, PA), Nesspor; Thomas C. (Limerick, PA), Kutoloski; Karen A. (Perkiomenville, PA)
Title: Mammalian EPO mimetic CH1 deleted mimetibodies, compositions, methods and uses
Patent Number: 7,241,733

Inventors: Hebenstreit; Paul (St. Louis, MO)
Title: Method and apparatus for weighing divided portions
Patent Number: 7,241,955

Inventors: Hedges; Nigel Keith (Dorset, GB), Proctor; John William (Yorkshire, GB), MacCraith; Brian Dominic (Dublin, IE), Masterson; Hugh Joseph (Broomfield, CO)
Title: Device for measuring water quality
Patent Number: 7,242,001

Inventors: Heiden; Richard W (Shelton, CT)
Title: System and method for producing a mailpiece including value added services
Patent Number: 7,970,714

Inventors: Heiser; Wolfgang (Innsbruck, AT)
Title: Self-ligating orthodontic bracket
Patent Number: 7,967,603

Inventors: Helez; Ronen (Ramat Gan, IL), Reller; Hana (Hod Hasharon, IL)
Title: Insect repelling point of sale terminal
Patent Number: 7,240,828

Inventors: Helferich; Richard J. (Encinitas, CA)
Title: Paging transceivers and methods for selectively retrieving messages
Patent Number: 7,242,951

Inventors: Helferich; Richard J. (Encinitas, CA)
Title: Systems and methods providing advertisements to a cell phone based on location and external temperature
Patent Number: 9,071,953

Inventors: Heller; Adam (Austin, TX)
Title: Biological fuel cell and methods
Patent Number: 9,070,934

Inventors: Henn; Andreas (Neckargemund, DE), Rautert; Jurgen (Heidelberg, DE), Rodi; Norbert (Bad Schonborn, DE), Sonnenschein; Joachim (Muhltal, DE), Tessmann; Uwe (Schwetzingen, DE), Hachmann; Peter (Dossenheim, DE), Maul; Albert (Heidelberg, DE)
Title: Sheet-fed offset printing press and method of two-sided multi-color printing
Patent Number: 7,966,931

Inventors: Hepburn; Jeffrey Scott (Birmingham, MI), Hubbard; Carolyn Parks (Dearborn Heights, MI), Guo; Gang (Ypsilanti, MI), Xu; Lifeng (Farmington Hills, MI), McCabe; Robert Walter (Lathrup Village, MI)
Title: System for minimizing the impact of poisoning of automotive exhaust aftertreatment systems
Patent Number: 7,240,482

Inventors: Herbst; Jan F. (Grosse Pointe Woods, MI)
Title: XLi.sub.2MgH.sub.n hydrides as hydrogen storage compounds
Patent Number: 7,968,071

Inventors: Herner; S. Brad (San Jose, CA)
Title: Method to texture a lamina surface within a photovoltaic cell
Patent Number: 9,070,801

Inventors: Herzog; Richard R. (Arlington Heights, IL)
Title: Electrical component assembly
Patent Number: 7,241,171

Inventors: Hetzler; Steven Robert (San Jose, CA), Lichtsinn; Mario H. (San Jose, CA), Strong, Jr.; Hovey Raymond (San Jose, CA)
Title: Wait-free stream oriented migration based storage
Patent Number: 9,069,473

Inventors: Hickle; William E. (Rolla, MO), Hickle; Mark D. (Rolla, MO)
Title: Apparatus and system to mount objects in proximity to ceiling structure
Patent Number: 9,068,689

Inventors: Hill; Bruce M. (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Weight-adjustable food press for cooking
Patent Number: 7,966,928

Inventors: Hill; Michael (Cologne, DE), Krause; Werner (Huerth, DE), Sicken; Martin (Cologne, DE)
Title: Method for producing mono-hydroxy-functionalized dialkylphosphinic acids, esters and salts using a vinyl ester of a carobxylic acid and the use thereof
Patent Number: 9,068,119

Inventors: Hilpert; Hans (Muenchenstein, CH), Rogers-Evans; Mark (Bottmingen, CH), Rombach; Didier (Mulhouse, FR)
Title: 1,4 thiazepines/sulfones as BACE1 and/or BACE2 inhibitors
Patent Number: 9,067,924

Inventors: Hinckley; Kenneth P. (Redmond, WA), Wilson; Andrew D. (Seattle, WA)
Title: Extending digital artifacts through an interactive surface
Patent Number: 7,970,870

Inventors: Hinklin; Thomas Ray (Sandy, UT), Lewinsohn; Charles Arthur (Salt Lake City, UT)
Title: Solid-state membrane module
Patent Number: 9,067,172

Inventors: Hino; Tetsuya (Osaka, JP)
Title: Bicycle hub transmission
Patent Number: 7,967,718

Inventors: Hinze; Claudia (Aachen, DE), Sundermann; Bernd (Aachen, DE), Schick; Hans (Berlin, DE)
Title: Substituted cyclohexylcarboxylic acid amide compounds
Patent Number: 7,241,802

Inventors: Hiramatsu; Makoto (Ebina, JP)
Title: Imaging apparatus using saturation signal and photoelectric conversion signal to form image
Patent Number: 7,241,984

Inventors: Hirano; Seiichi (Osaka, JP), Ohuchi; Mitsuo (Osaka, JP), Iwamoto; Masayuki (Osaka, JP), Hirano; Hiroshi (Osaka, JP), Asami; Shinji (Osaka, JP)
Title: Cooking device
Patent Number: 9,068,754

Inventors: Hirano; Shinichi (Utsunomiya, JP)
Title: Processing apparatus with conveyer and controller to output request signal and stop instruction signal
Patent Number: 9,069,350

Inventors: Hirokubo; Nozomu (Fujimi, JP), Funasaka; Tsukasa (Shiojiri, JP)
Title: Optical filter, optical filter device, analyzer, and method for manufacturing optical filter
Patent Number: 9,069,160

Inventors: Hirose; Nobuo (Hino, JP), Murata; Nobuo (Musashino, JP), Tada; Yasutoshi (Yokosuka, JP), Tsukamoto; Nobuo (Akishima, JP)
Title: Distortion compensation circuit, power amplifier using distortion compensation circuit, and distortion compensation signal generating method
Patent Number: 7,242,247

Inventors: Hirose; Takayoshi (Nishinomiya, JP), Kashiwa; Takuo (Nishinomiya, JP)
Title: Signal conversion apparatus and signal conversion method
Patent Number: 7,970,370

Inventors: Hirsch; Michael (Mazkeret Batya, IL), Klein; Shmuel T. (Rehovot, IL), Toaff; Yair (Givat Shmuel, IL)
Title: Controlling segment size distribution in hash-based deduplication
Patent Number: 9,069,478

Inventors: Hirth; Thomas (Buhl, DE), Schweppe; Rainer (Karlsruhe, DE), Graf; Jurgen (Pfinztal, DE), Busch; Rainer (Baden-Baden, DE), Pursch; Matthias (Rheinmunster, DE)
Title: Process for the production of sugar alcohols
Patent Number: 7,968,704

Inventors: Hiyama; Susumu (Kanagawa, JP), Hirano; Tomoyuki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Method for manufacturing solid-state imaging device
Patent Number: 7,968,365

Inventors: Ho; Bang-Chein (Hsinchu, TW), Chen; Jian-Hong (Hsinchu, TW), Ou Yang; Da-Jhong (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Method of forming a dual damascene structure
Patent Number: 7,241,682

Inventors: Ho; Hsu-Feng (Taipei, TW)
Title: Track locking method for optical disk drive and apparatus
Patent Number: 7,242,646

Inventors: Hodgin; Ryan E. (Longmont, CO)
Title: Time tracking system and method of use
Patent Number: 9,070,111

Inventors: Hoe; Low Boon (Johor, MY), Wei; Low How (Johor, MY)
Title: Locking mechanism for the support arm elbow of a selectively adjustable multipurpose support stand
Patent Number: 9,068,602

Inventors: Hofmann; Karsten (Cincinnati, OH)
Title: Systems and methods for displaying images and processing work pieces
Patent Number: 7,241,981

Inventors: Hoge, Jr.; Cecil C. (Setauket, NY)
Title: Foldable rigid frame attachment system for portable inflatable pontoon boats
Patent Number: 7,240,634

Inventors: Hoglund; Lennart (Linkoping, SE)
Title: Sound system
Patent Number: 7,970,158

Inventors: Hogue; Douglas K. (Woodbury, MN), Bruss; John (St. Paul, MN), Olson; Al (Cottage Grove, MN)
Title: Wireless audio player and speaker system
Patent Number: 9,071,906

Inventors: Hokenmaier; Wolfgang (Burlington, VT), Aquil; Farrukh (Essex Junction, VT), Loeffler; Steffen (Essex Junction, VT)
Title: Memory that retains data when switching partial array self refresh settings
Patent Number: 7,969,807

Inventors: Holcomb; Matthew J. (Metamora, MI)
Title: Variable impedance device with integrated refrigeration
Patent Number: 9,072,198

Inventors: Holden; James M (Valley Center, CA), Levin; Stephen E (Poway, CA), Nickel; James O (Dayton, MD), Wrench; Edwin H (San Diego, CA)
Title: Method and system for establishing a security perimeter in computer networks
Patent Number: 7,970,900

Inventors: Holden; Pete (Grand Rapids, MI), Vorac; Shane (Kalamazoo, MI), Brookhouse; Tom (Zeeland, MI), Boraas; Vince (Holland, MI)
Title: Removable visor
Patent Number: 7,967,360

Inventors: Holladay; Jack T. (Bellaire, TX)
Title: Multi-focal intraocular lens system and methods for dynamic visual environments
Patent Number: 9,066,796

Inventors: Holleman; Timothy W. (Ham Lake, MN), Ries; Andrew J. (Lino Lakes, MN)
Title: Medical lead adaptor
Patent Number: 7,242,987

Inventors: Holloway; Alan James (Wotton-under-Edge, GB)
Title: Rotary encoder apparatus
Patent Number: 7,969,579

Inventors: Holmberg; Johnny (Hallstahammar, SE), Hjelm; Mikael (Vasteras, SE)
Title: System and method for clock drift compensation
Patent Number: 7,970,086

Inventors: Holmberg; Michael (Raymond, OH)
Title: Vehicle center console defining a reconfigurable storage area
Patent Number: 7,240,814

Inventors: Holmes; David (La Center, WA), Smith; Mathew (Antibes, FR), Tassone; Joseph (Bedford, MA)
Title: Developing and executing workflow processes associated with data-encoded tags
Patent Number: 9,070,099

Inventors: Holmes; Jeannie (Weatherford, TX), Meeks; Steve (Mineral Wells, TX)
Title: Dairy inflation
Patent Number: 7,966,970

Inventors: Holyfield; Louise (Dallas, TX)
Title: Topical skin care formulations
Patent Number: 9,066,873

Inventors: Holzle; Josef (Bad Worishofen, DE)
Title: Method and device for generating an output signal having a predetermined phase shift with respect to an input signal
Patent Number: 7,242,228

Inventors: Homma; Mitsunao (Tokyo, JP), Sato; Yasuyuki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Piezoelectric element
Patent Number: 9,070,857

Inventors: Honary; Hooman (Newport Coast, CA), Steiger; Dianne L. (Irvine, CA)
Title: Method and system for distribution of session scheduling
Patent Number: 7,242,687

Inventors: Honda; Makoto (Tokyo, JP), Hirai; Katsura (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Electronic device and method of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 7,968,383

Inventors: Hong; Moo Kyoung (Changwon-si, KR), Woo; Kyoung Don (Paju-si, KR), Jin; Eun Jeong (Paju-si, KR)
Title: Display device
Patent Number: 9,070,315

Inventors: Hong; Seunghun (Seoul, KR), Myung; Sung (Daejeon, KR), Heo; Kwang (Seoul, KR)
Title: Reconfigurable semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,968,935

Inventors: Hong; Sung Jae (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Temperature control method of chemical vapor deposition device
Patent Number: 9,070,726

Inventors: Hongo; Kazuya (Kanagawa, JP), Kamijo; Yukiko (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Electrophotographic photoreceptor, process cartridge and image-forming apparatus
Patent Number: 7,968,264

Inventors: Honmou; Osamu (Hokkaido, JP), Hamada; Hirofumi (Hokkaido, JP)
Title: Internally administered therapeutic agents for cranial nerve diseases comprising mesenchymal cells as an active ingredient
Patent Number: 7,968,088

Inventors: Honobe; Yuzuru (Saitama-ken, JP)
Title: Synchronization circuit for optical disc apparatus and synchronization method for optical disc apparatus
Patent Number: 7,242,649

Inventors: Hopp; David (Donaueschingen, DE), Pruss; Christof (Ostfildern, DE), Osten; Wolfgang (Stuttgart, DE)
Title: Device and method for optically compensating for the measuring track decentralization in rotation angle sensors
Patent Number: 9,068,862

Inventors: Horiguchi; Tomoya (Inagi, JP), Tomioka; Tazuko (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Communication apparatus and program
Patent Number: 7,970,065

Inventors: Horikoshi; Ryo (Yokohama, JP), Mitomi; Masaaki (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Pest control agents for honeybee parasitic pests, and pest control method for honeybee parasitic pests using the pest control agents
Patent Number: 9,066,517

Inventors: Horng; Alex (Kaohsiung, TW), Masaharu; Miyahara (Kaohsiung, TW), Zhi-Hao; Zhung (Kaohsiung, TW)
Title: Lamp
Patent Number: 7,967,482

Inventors: Hortig; Philipp J. (Rockford, MI), Rehm; Pascal (Hanau, DE)
Title: Aisle emergency brake for rail-guided vehicle
Patent Number: 9,068,609

Inventors: Horvitz; Eric J. (Kirkland, WA), Hovel; David O. (Bellevue, WA), Jacobs; Andrew W. (Seattle, WA), Kadie; Carl M. (Bellevue, WA)
Title: Notification platform architecture
Patent Number: 7,243,130

Inventors: Horwitz; Jerome P. (Farmington Hills, MI), Hazeldine; Stuart T. (Taylor, MI), Corbett; Thomas H. (Grosse Point Park, MI), Polin; Lisa (Oak Park, MI)
Title: Antitumor agents
Patent Number: 7,241,894

Inventors: Horzewski; Michael J (San Jose, CA), Suorsa; Veijo T (Sunnyvale, CA), Thompson; Todd A (San Jose, CA)
Title: Systems and methods for monitoring and enabling use of a medical instrument
Patent Number: 7,241,270

Inventors: Hoshi; Yuji (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Mold and method for producing plastic lens
Patent Number: 9,067,344

Inventors: Hossan; Robert (Delmar, NY), Ting; Sai-Pei (Slingerlands, NY)
Title: Method for making a conductive thermoplastic composition
Patent Number: 7,241,403

Inventors: Hossler; Patrick (Westborough, MA), Racicot; Christopher (Auburn, MA), McDermott; Sean (Warwick, RI), Fann; John C. (Shrewsbury, MA)
Title: Efficient and effective supplement screening for the development of chemically defined media in cell culture
Patent Number: 9,068,970

Inventors: Houda; Saori (Kawasaki, JP), Rengakuji; Hideyuki (Koto-ku, JP)
Title: Register configuration control device, register configuration control method, and program for implementing the method
Patent Number: 7,969,793

Inventors: Houston; Benjamin B. (Winnipeg, CA), Wiebe; Mark (Winnipeg, CA)
Title: Method for modeling complex occlusions in fluid simulations
Patent Number: 7,243,057

Inventors: Howard; Michael (Bellevue, WA), Garg; Praerit (Kirkland, WA), Kohnfelder; Loren M. (Bellevue, WA)
Title: Rapid application security threat analysis
Patent Number: 7,243,374

Inventors: Howard; Michael L. (Sandy, UT), Harper, Jr.; William R. (Salt Lake City, UT), Coffin; Stephen C. (Layton, UT)
Title: Telephone interface for communicating with embedded devices through a gateway and allowing access from a remote service provider
Patent Number: 7,242,688

Inventors: Howard; Stephen (Sherman, IL)
Title: Process for making renewable source-based citrate esters and acylated citrate esters
Patent Number: 9,067,879

Inventors: Hrabie; Joseph A. (Frederick, MD), Citro; Michael L. (Harpers Ferry, WV), DeRosa; Frank (Nanuet, NY), Keefer; Larry K. (Bethesda, MD)
Title: Nitric oxide-releasing diazeniumdiolated acrylonitrile-based polymers, and compositions, medical devices, and uses thereof
Patent Number: 7,968,664

Inventors: Hsieh; Jack (Petaluma, CA), Dang; Hung (Petaluma, CA)
Title: SONET data byte switch
Patent Number: 7,243,183

Inventors: Hsieh; Ming-Chang (Hsinchu County, TW), Chen; Hung-Lin (Pingtung, JP), Yu; Hsiu-Mei (Hsinchu, TW), Lan; Chin Kun (Hsin Chu, TW), Lee; Dong-Lung (Kaohsiung, TW)
Title: Diffusion region routing for narrow scribe-line devices
Patent Number: 7,968,431

Inventors: Hsu; Jin-juh (Taoyuan, TW), Chen; Chihchang (Shindian, TW), Lin; Jiansan (Keelung, TW)
Title: Method for reducing the altitudinal errors and run-out of a spindle motor and a slim-type spindle motor
Patent Number: 7,243,360

Inventors: Hsu; Mao-Jung (Taichung, TW)
Title: Auxiliary device for mobile electronic apparatus
Patent Number: 9,072,172

Inventors: Hsu; Will (Hsin-Chu, TW)
Title: System and method for defect-based scan analysis
Patent Number: 7,971,119

Inventors: Hsu; Yu-Tsun (Sinjhuang, TW)
Title: Supporting structure having function of rod-linkage latching
Patent Number: 7,967,260

Inventors: Hu; Can-Ming (Winnipeg, CA), Wirthmann; Andre (Vancouver, CA), Fan; Xiaolong (Lanzhou, CN), Gui; Yongsheng (Winnipeg, CA)
Title: Spintronic phase comparator permitting direct phase probing and mapping of electromagnetic signals
Patent Number: 9,069,034

Inventors: Hu; Teng-Fu (Taichung, TW)
Title: Multi-purpose modular unit
Patent Number: 7,967,656

Inventors: Hua; Fay (San Jose, CA)
Title: Electromigration barrier layers for solder joints
Patent Number: 7,242,097

Inventors: Huai; Yiming (Pleasanton, CA)
Title: Magnetic elements with ballistic magnetoresistance utilizing spin-transfer and an MRAM device using such magnetic elements
Patent Number: 7,242,048

Inventors: Huang; Chien-Ping (Taichung, TW)
Title: Photosensitive semiconductor package, method for fabricating the same, and lead frame thereof
Patent Number: 7,242,068

Inventors: Huang; Chin-Yi (Hsin-Chu, TW), Hsu; Te-Hsun (Hsin-Chu, TW), Huang; Cheng Hsiang (Jhubei, TW)
Title: Logic non-volatile memory cell with improved data retention ability
Patent Number: 7,968,926

Inventors: Huang; Ching Yao (Taipei, TW), Tsai; Ming Yuan (Su-au Jen, TW), Huang; Joe (Parsippany, NJ)
Title: Multi-slope handoff algorithm for controlling dynamic communication quality in wireless communications
Patent Number: 7,242,936

Inventors: Huang; Ching-Hsiung (Taipei, TW), Perng; Ming-Han (Taipei, TW), Liao; Heng-Chia (Taipei, TW)
Title: Super wide bandwidth coupling antenna
Patent Number: 7,969,362

Inventors: Huang; Da-Rong (Tainan County, TW)
Title: Power detecting device, power supply device using the same and reference voltage generator
Patent Number: 7,969,211

Inventors: Huang; Yin-Chun (Hsinchu, TW), Fang; Po-Hua (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Optical device of scanner
Patent Number: 7,242,502

Inventors: Hudek; Peter (Jena, DE), Beyer; Dirk (Weimar, DE)
Title: Process for controlling the proximity effect correction
Patent Number: 7,241,542

Inventors: Hudson; Eric (Berkeley, CA), Sadjadi; S. M. Reza (Saratoga, CA)
Title: Stabilized photoresist structure for etching process
Patent Number: 7,241,683

Inventors: Hughes; Christopher J. (Santa Clara, CA), Chen; Yen-Kuang (Cupertino, CA), Kim; Changkyu (San Jose, CA), Kim; Daehyun (San Jose, CA), Lee; Victor W. (Santa Clara, CA), Nguyen; Anthony-Trung D. (Castro Valley, CA), Satish; Nadathur Rajagopalan (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Gather and scatter operations in multi-level memory hierarchy
Patent Number: 9,069,671

Inventors: Hugl; Klaus (Helsinki, FI), Ribeiro; Cassio Barboza (Espoo, FI), Doppler; Klaus F. (Espoo, FI), Wijting; Carl S. (Espoo, FI), Janis; Pekka Markus Nikolai (Espoo, FI)
Title: Method, apparatus and computer program for power control to mitigate interference
Patent Number: 9,072,060

Inventors: Huh; Moon Young (Seoul, KR)
Title: Air supplying device for welding mask
Patent Number: 7,971,267

Inventors: Humphreys; Gavin (Aberdeen, GB)
Title: Ice breaking drilling vessel with stowable mast
Patent Number: 9,067,649

Inventors: Hung; Chuan-Yu (Caotun Township, Nantou County, TW)
Title: Electric power generation assembly
Patent Number: 9,068,467

Inventors: Hunter; Kurt M. (Sammamish, WA), Mercer; Ian Cameron (Sammamish, WA), Ahlstrom; Bret (Woodinville, WA)
Title: Digital video segmentation and dynamic segment labeling
Patent Number: 7,242,809

Inventors: Hunter; William L (Vancouver, CA), Toleikis; Philip M (Vancouver, CA), Gravett; David M (Vancouver, CA), Avelar; Rui (Vancouver, CA), Guan; Dechi (Vancouver, CA)
Title: Compositions and methods for treating diverticular disease
Patent Number: 7,241,736

Inventors: Hupp; Jurgen (Nurnberg, DE), Gehrmann; Volker (Erlangen, DE), Pflaum; Alexander (Erlangen, DE)
Title: Method for monitoring a group of objects and associated arrangement
Patent Number: 7,969,299

Inventors: Hur; JungWook (Suwon, KR), Kim; TaeYoung (Seongnam, KR)
Title: Signal noise rejection
Patent Number: 9,070,405

Inventors: Hurley; Kevin P. (Chapel Hill, NC), Stamler; Jonathan S. (Chapel Hill, NC), Baillie; John (Durham, NC), Reynolds; James D. (Durham, NC), Vaughan; Stephen O. (Chapel Hill, NC)
Title: Ethyl nitrite as a gastrointestinal smooth muscle relaxant and diagnostic and therapeutic uses thereof
Patent Number: 7,968,533

Inventors: Hurtado; Alejandro (Gilbert, AZ)
Title: Mounting and dicing process for wafers
Patent Number: 7,241,642

Inventors: Hwang; Jun-Ho (Chungcheongnam-do, KR), Kwak; Jang-Hoon (Chungcheongnam-do, KR), Shin; Seung-Woon (Chungcheongnam-do, KR), Shin; Yong-jin (Chungcheongnam-do, KR), Lee; Jang-Mi (Busan, KR), Pyun; Kihyun (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Display apparatus and a method of driving the same
Patent Number: 9,070,318

Inventors: Hwang; Wen-Liang (Taipei, TW), Lin; Jian-Liang (Taipei, TW)
Title: Coding and decoding of video data
Patent Number: 7,242,812

Inventors: Ichihara; Takao (Hyogo, JP), Takada; Moriatsu (Hyogo, JP), Kuroda; Yoshikazu (Hyogo, JP)
Title: Gut clamp
Patent Number: 9,066,721

Inventors: Iguchi; Ryosuke (Kanagawa, JP), Torigoe; Makoto (Tokyo, JP), Mizoguchi; Shigeru (Kanagawa, JP), Akiyama; Yuji (Kanagawa, JP), Yamazoe; Manabu (Tokyo, JP), Fujita; Takashi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus, image processing system, image processing method, storage medium, and program
Patent Number: 7,242,800

Inventors: Ihama; Mikio (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Silver halide holographic sensitive material and system for taking holographic images by using the same
Patent Number: 7,241,564

Inventors: Ihle; Olai (Eckental, DE), Peterreins; Thomas (Nuremberg, DE)
Title: Electric motor
Patent Number: 7,969,060

Inventors: Iino; Satoshi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Display control apparatus and method
Patent Number: 7,971,219

Inventors: Ikeda; Shinkichi (Tokyo, JP), Cho; Michio (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Variable magnification optical system and imaging apparatus
Patent Number: 9,069,158

Inventors: Ikuta; Hiroya (Tokyo, JP), Kashihara; Toshiaki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Alternator
Patent Number: 7,242,120

Inventors: Ilieva; Melissa P. (Atlanta, GA)
Title: Automated bingo caller assembly
Patent Number: 9,070,258

Inventors: Imai; Toru (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Light scanning apparatus and image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 9,069,173

Inventors: Imamura; Tatsuro (Tokyo, JP), Yamaguchi; Yuji (Tokyo, JP), Shinozaki; Kazuhiro (Tokyo, JP), Shibazaki; Satoshi (Tokyo, JP), Fukuoka; Yoshitaka (Tokyo, JP), Hirai; Hiroyuki (Fuchu, JP), Shimada; Osamu (Fuchu, JP), Sasaoka; Kenji (Fuchu, JP), Matsumura; Kenichi (Fuchu, JP)
Title: Wiring board incorporating components and process for producing the same
Patent Number: 7,242,591

Inventors: Imao; Eiji (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Processing apparatus and method for processing IP packets
Patent Number: 7,969,977

Inventors: Inada; Ikuhiro (Nara, JP), Akashi; Hideko (Nara, JP), Matsuda; Masato (Nara, JP)
Title: Cooking utensil and cooking method
Patent Number: 7,967,002

Inventors: Inatomi; Shigeki (Aichi, JP), Tanoue; Noboru (Aichi, JP)
Title: Phenolic novolaks and process for production thereof
Patent Number: 7,241,833

Inventors: Inoue; Masahiro (Susono, JP)
Title: Control apparatus for internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 9,068,519

Inventors: Ionescu; Paul (Ottawa, CA), Onut; Iosif V. (Ottawa, CA)
Title: Identifying unknown parameter and name value pairs
Patent Number: 9,069,863

Inventors: Irani; Cyrus A. (Houston, TX), Callarotti; Gian Franco (Houston, TX)
Title: Coiled tubing deployed single phase fluid sampling apparatus
Patent Number: 7,967,067

Inventors: Ireland; Peter J. (Beijing, CN), Thornton; James L. (Austin, TX), Wibben; Gregory H. (Emden, IL), Waheed; Kamran (Austin, TX), Reski; Stephen V. (Austin, TX)
Title: Method and system to generate deliverable files
Patent Number: 7,243,027

Inventors: Irizarry; Roberto (Raleigh, NC), Yang; Haixin (Chapel Hill, NC)
Title: Process for making silver powder particles with very small size crystallites
Patent Number: 9,067,261

Inventors: Isaacson; William B. (Stanley, ND), Fuqua; Michael Anthony (Rochester, MN)
Title: Hybrid competition diving board
Patent Number: 9,067,093

Inventors: Ishiguro; Masaji (Hyogo, JP)
Title: Structural model of G protein-coupled receptor and method for designing ligand capable of binding to G protein-coupled receptor using the structural model
Patent Number: 9,069,700

Inventors: Ishiguro; Ryuji (Tokyo, JP), Osawa; Yoshitomo (Kanagawa, JP), Osakabe; Yoshio (Kanagawa, JP), Sato; Makoto (Tokyo, JP), Shima; Hisato (Saratoga, CA), Asano; Tomoyuki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Enciphering apparatus and method, deciphering apparatus and method as well as information processing apparatus and method
Patent Number: 7,242,769

Inventors: Ishiguro; Takashi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Data transfer control device and data storage device
Patent Number: 9,069,486

Inventors: Ishikawa; Kiyoshi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Successive approximation analog-digital converter circuit using capacitance array
Patent Number: 7,969,343

Inventors: Ishimoto; Koichi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Printing information processing device, printing device, printing information processing method and printing system
Patent Number: 7,242,501

Inventors: Ishizaki; Tooru (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Document data processing method apparatus, and system for sending encoded document data
Patent Number: 7,970,802

Inventors: Isowaki; Yousuke (Yokohama, JP), Kimura; Kaori (Kawasaki, JP), Kamata; Yoshiyuki (Tokyo, JP), Sakurai; Masatoshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing magnetic recording medium
Patent Number: 7,967,993

Inventors: Ito; Katsuyuki (Tokyo, JP), Kimura; Taku (Tokya, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus and image printing system for borderless printing
Patent Number: 7,970,326

Inventors: Ito; Kazumi (Mitaka, JP)
Title: Two-unit zoom lens system, and exchangeable lens and electronic image taking apparatus using the zoom lens system
Patent Number: 7,242,533

Inventors: Ito; Tadayuki (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Data classifying method, multi-dimensional interpolation device, multi-dimensional interpolation method, and computer program
Patent Number: 7,969,629

Inventors: Ito; Toshiro (Kawasaki, JP), Suzuki; Takashi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Processor and control method of processor
Patent Number: 9,069,565

Inventors: Ito; Yoichi (Kawasaki, JP), Sumiya; Naotoshi (Mobara, JP)
Title: Liquid crystal display device using external electrode fluorescent lamps
Patent Number: 7,969,529

Inventors: Ito; Yuki (Takatsuki, JP), Chikagawa; Osamu (Yasu, JP), Ikeda; Tetsuya (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Ceramic substrate production process and ceramic substrate produced using the process
Patent Number: 7,968,043

Inventors: Itoko; Toshinari (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Nogayama; Takahide (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: System, method, and program for generating web page
Patent Number: 9,069,871

Inventors: Iwadate; Masahiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image output apparatus and method of controlling same
Patent Number: 7,242,489

Inventors: Iwamoto; Takashi (Urayasu, JP)
Title: Measurement of environmental impact of electronic devices
Patent Number: 9,071,066

Inventors: Iwasaki; Tetsuya (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Lens barrel unit and imaging apparatus
Patent Number: 7,969,662

Inventors: Iwata; Hiroshi (Osaka, JP), Yaoi; Yoshifumi (Osaka, JP), Komiya; Kenji (Osaka, JP), Nomura; Masaru (Osaka, JP), Ohta; Yoshiji (Osaka, JP)
Title: DC-DC converter, solar charging system, and movable body
Patent Number: 9,071,154

Inventors: Iwata; Nobuyuki (Kawasaki, JP), Igarashi; Yasuyuki (Kawasaki, JP), Takahira; Tomoyuki (Yokohama, JP), Iura; Saori (Tokyo, JP), Yanamura; Yasuharu (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Image forming device and control method therefor
Patent Number: 7,969,588

Inventors: Iwata; Toru (Osaka, JP)
Title: Clock recovery circuit
Patent Number: 7,242,733

Inventors: Iyengar; Madhusudan K. (Woodstock, NY), Kamath; Vinod (Raleigh, NC), Mahaney, Jr.; Howard V. (Cedar Park, TX), Matteson; Jason A. (Raleigh, NC), Steinke; Mark E. (Durham, NC)
Title: System for cooling memory modules
Patent Number: 7,969,736

Inventors: Izu; Tetsuya (Kawasaki, JP), Takagi; Tsuyoshi (Hofheim-Wallau, DE)
Title: Elliptic curve cryptosystem apparatus, storage medium storing elliptic curve cryptosystem program, and elliptic curve cryptosystem arithmetic method
Patent Number: 7,970,131

Inventors: Izumi; Seiichi (Kanagawa, JP), Mihota; Norihito (Saitama, JP)
Title: Receiving apparatus, program and receiving method
Patent Number: 7,970,371

Inventors: Jackson; Michael (Agoura Hills, CA)
Title: Lid lifting device
Patent Number: 9,067,731

Inventors: Jacobs; David (London, GB)
Title: System, method, and computer program for content metadata and authorization exchange between content providers and service providers
Patent Number: 9,071,569

Inventors: Jacobs; Stuart Z. (Lakeville, MN), Koch; Andrew T. (Rochester, MN), Larson; David A. (Rochester, MN)
Title: Submitting operations to a shared resource based on busy-to-success ratios
Patent Number: 9,069,621

Inventors: Jacques; Etienne (Palo Alto, CA), Kronmiller; Tom (Chapel Hill, NC)
Title: Method and apparatus for representing items in a design layout
Patent Number: 7,243,328

Inventors: Jafri; Amir A. (San Jose, CA), Seaman; Mark J. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Application-based commit for local storage subsystems and remote storage subsystems
Patent Number: 7,243,201

Inventors: Jahge; Anders (Taby, SE)
Title: Electroactive actuator for portable communication devices
Patent Number: 7,969,723

Inventors: Jajtic; Zeljko (Munchen, DE), Matscheko; Gerhard (Starnberg, DE), Schiele; Stefan (Stetten, DE)
Title: Sensor device for measuring a magnetic field
Patent Number: 7,969,144

Inventors: Jalaldeen; Ahamed (Karnataka, IN)
Title: Operational model creation from SOA solution architecture
Patent Number: 9,069,560

Inventors: James; Allister W. (Orlando, FL), Arrell; Douglas J. (Oviedo, FL)
Title: System for applying a continuous surface layer on porous substructures of turbine airfoils
Patent Number: 7,968,144

Inventors: James; Arthur K. (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Method of and apparatus for capturing, recording, displaying and correcting information entered on a printed form
Patent Number: 7,970,210

Inventors: Jang; Se-ki (Suwon-si, KR), Lee; Man-yeob (Suwon-si, KR), Kim; Ju-hwan (Suwon-si, KR), Kim; Tai-hung (Suwon-si, KR), Jung; Jun-su (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Display apparatus
Patent Number: 7,242,568

Inventors: Jayadevappa; Suryaprasad (Bangalore, IN), Syed; Haseeb Arfath (Bangalore, IN), Sridhar; Srinidhi (Bangalore, IN)
Title: Vehicle management system
Patent Number: 9,068,374

Inventors: Jean-Mistral; Claire (Grenoble, FR), Chaillout; Jean-Jacques (Saint Etienne de Crossey, FR), Despesse; Ghislain (Saint Egreve, FR)
Title: Electroactive polymer transducer
Patent Number: 7,969,070

Inventors: Jeffrey; Scott (New York, NY)
Title: Method and apparatus for implementing a personal "get out the vote drive" software application
Patent Number: 7,970,643

Inventors: Jennings; Scott Steven (Dhahran, SA)
Title: Test apparatus for direct measurement of expansion and shrinkage of oil well cements
Patent Number: 7,240,545

Inventors: Jeong; Woo-Nam (Kyongsangbuk-do, KR), Jin; Hyun-Suk (Kyonggi-do, KR), Cho; Yong-Jin (Seoul, KR)
Title: Reflective liquid crystal display device and fabricating method thereof
Patent Number: 7,242,452

Inventors: Jerrell; Richard Ory (Manchester, NH), Segal; Ury (Vancouver, CA), Diamant; Galia (Lexington, MA)
Title: Spooling system call data to facilitate data transformation
Patent Number: 9,069,628

Inventors: Ji; Jianguo (Libertyville, IL), Li; Tao (Grayslake, IL)
Title: 3-quinuclidinyl heteroatom bridged biaryl derivatives
Patent Number: 7,241,773

Inventors: Jiang; Hai (Fremont, CA), Sin; Kyusik (Pleasanton, CA), Chen; Yingjian (Fremont, CA)
Title: Magnetically soft, high saturation magnetization laminate of iron-cobalt-nitrogen and iron-nickel for perpendicular media underlayers
Patent Number: 7,968,219

Inventors: Jimenez; Matthew (El Monte, CA)
Title: Hand held self contained pacifier or baby bottle nipple spray cleaner
Patent Number: 7,967,020

Inventors: Jin; Hong (Cupertino, CA), Chen; Zhongying (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Influenza B viruses having alterations in the hemagglutinin polypeptide
Patent Number: 9,068,986

Inventors: Jin; Jong Hyun (Seoul, KR)
Title: System and method of controlling multimedia call in mobile communication system
Patent Number: 7,242,674

Inventors: Jin; Xiangdong (Mountain View, CA), Yu; Mao (San Jose, CA), Young; Chi-Yuen (Hong Kong, HK)
Title: Method and apparatus for correlating global positioning system (GPS) pseudorandom noise (PRN) codes
Patent Number: 9,071,342

Inventors: Jin; Xiaoping (Orange, CA)
Title: Current sharing scheme for multiple CCF lamp operation
Patent Number: 7,242,147

Inventors: Jinno; Tomoya (Anjo, JP), Shimizu; Tetsuya (Anjo, JP), Tsuchida; Kenichi (Anjo, JP), Yamaguchi; Masamichi (Anjo, JP), Nishio; Satoshi (Hekinan, JP), Suzuki; Akitomo (Anjo, JP), Ishikawa; Kazunori (Anjo, JP)
Title: Valve assembly
Patent Number: 7,967,028

Inventors: Joao; Raymond Anthony (Yonkers, NY)
Title: Apparatus and method for providing and/or for fulfilling subscription services
Patent Number: 7,970,646

Inventors: Joergensen; Astrid Norman (Copenhagen N, DK)
Title: Medical container protected against cracking
Patent Number: 9,067,706

Inventors: Joh; Ralph (Seligenstadt, DE), Schneider; Rudiger (Eppstein, DE)
Title: Absorbing agent, method for manufacturing an absorbing agent and use of an absorbent agent
Patent Number: 9,067,170

Inventors: Johnescu; Douglas M. (York, PA)
Title: Orthogonal header
Patent Number: 7,967,647

Inventors: Johnson; Edward A. (Bedford, MA), Daly; James T. (Mansfield, MA), Wollam; John S. (Falmouth, MA), Bodkin; W. Andrew (Needham, MA)
Title: Infrared radiation sources, sensors and source combinations, and methods of manufacture
Patent Number: 7,968,848

Inventors: Johnson; Karl (Hatboro, PA), Mobasseri; Aliakbar (Voorhees, NJ), Bai; Xiaomei (San Diego, CA), Kinealy; Kyle (Plymouth Meeting, PA)
Title: Tagged sialyltransferase proteins
Patent Number: 7,968,310

Inventors: Johnson; Neldon P. (Deseret, UT)
Title: Solar energy receiver
Patent Number: 9,068,763

Inventors: Johnston; Steven W. (Portland, OR), Baxter; Nate (Portland, OR)
Title: Low k ILD layer with a hydrophilic portion
Patent Number: 7,241,706

Inventors: Jolidon; Synese (Blauen, CH), Narquizian; Robert (St. Louis, FR), Norcross; Roger David (Olsberg, CH), Pinard; Emmanuel (Linsdorf, FR)
Title: Phenyl-piperazine methanone derivatives, substituted by heterocyclic groups
Patent Number: 7,241,761

Inventors: Jones; Brent Rodney (Sherwood, OR), Mattern; Frederick T. (Portland, OR), Yusem; Gustavo J. (Tigard, OR), Burress; Edward F. (West Linn, OR), Massopust; Dan Leo (Powell Butte, OR)
Title: Forged ink stick fabrication from in-line extrusion
Patent Number: 7,968,035

Inventors: Jones; Martin Kelly (Vancouver, CA), Horstemeyer; Scott Andrew (Atlanta, GA)
Title: Systems and methods for delivering activity based suggestive (ABS) messages
Patent Number: 9,069,648

Inventors: Jones; Thomas L. (Clover, SC)
Title: Solar powered water purification canteen
Patent Number: 9,067,804

Inventors: Jordan; Jeff P. (Redmond, WA)
Title: Variable marine jet propulsion
Patent Number: 7,241,193

Inventors: Jorgensen; Pierre (L'Hay les Roses, FR)
Title: Deep conversion combining the demetallization and the conversion of crudes, residues or heavy oils into light liquids with pure or impure oxygenated compounds
Patent Number: 7,967,954

Inventors: Joshi; Rajiv V. (Yorktown Heights, NY), Hsu; Louis C. (Fishkill, NY), Gluschenkov; Oleg (Poughkeepsie, NY)
Title: Integrated circuit chip with FETs having mixed body thicknesses and method of manufacture thereof
Patent Number: 7,968,944

Inventors: Joshi; Shashank (San Jose, CA), Bellur; Umesh (Sunnyvale, CA), Or; Yan (San Ramon, CA), Garimella; Krishna (San Jose, CA), Sundaresan; Vinu (Fremont, CA)
Title: Service descriptor for a multitier compute infrastructure
Patent Number: 7,243,306

Inventors: Judd; Kevin B. (Tucson, AZ)
Title: Variable stopwrite threshold
Patent Number: 9,070,407

Inventors: Juhrig; Mark (Otzberg, DE)
Title: Emergency stop module arrangement
Patent Number: 9,069,335

Inventors: Jung; Chulmin (Eden Prairie, MN), Setiadi; Dadi (Edina, MN), Kim; YoungPil (Eden Prairie, MN), Liu; Harry Hongyue (Maple Grove, MN), Lee; Hyung-Kyu (Edina, MN)
Title: Semiconductor control line address decoding circuit
Patent Number: 7,969,812

Inventors: Jung; Chulmin (San Diego, CA), Yoon; Sei Seung (San Diego, CA), Terzioglu; Esin (San Diego, CA), Ananthanarayanan; Hari (San Diego, CA), Boynapalli; Venugopal (San Marcos, CA)
Title: Method and semiconductor apparatus for reducing power when transmitting data between devices in the semiconductor apparatus
Patent Number: 9,071,239

Inventors: Jung; Eun-ji (Suwon-si, KR), Lee; Sang-woo (Seoul, KR), Lee; Jeong-gil (Goyang-si, KR), Choi; Gil-heyun (Seoul, KR), Lee; Chang-won (Gwacheon-si, KR), Kim; Byung-hee (Seoul, KR), Park; Jin-ho (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Method of fabricating a semiconductor device using a full silicidation process
Patent Number: 7,968,410

Inventors: Jung; Jung Soo (Seongnam-si, KR), Kim; Soeng Hun (Suwon-si, KR), Jeong; Kyeong In (Hwaseong-si, KR)
Title: Method and apparatus for controlling the power of terminal in a mobile communication system comprising a femtocell and a macro base station
Patent Number: 9,072,008

Inventors: Justiss; Steven A. (Lakeway, TX), Gao; Linlin (Cedar Park, TX)
Title: System and method for handling status commands directed to partitioned media library
Patent Number: 7,971,006

Inventors: Kadonaga; James T. (Del Mar, CA), Gershon; Tamar (San Diego, CA)
Title: Optimized core promoters and uses thereof
Patent Number: 7,968,698

Inventors: Kadota; Shigehiro (Machida, JP)
Title: Display system and method of controlling same
Patent Number: 7,969,611

Inventors: Kaiya; Keiichi (Hadano, JP), Tsuboki; Masanao (Oiso, JP), Suishu; Kazuhito (Odawara, JP)
Title: External storage and data recovery method for external storage as well as program
Patent Number: 7,243,256

Inventors: Kakuguchi; Kazuhiro (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Portable terminal devices
Patent Number: 7,970,432

Inventors: Kalhan; Amit (La Jolla, CA)
Title: Apparatus, system and method for managing wireless local area network service based on a location of a multi-mode portable communication device
Patent Number: 7,969,930

Inventors: Kamakura; Ken (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Biometric authentication system and biometric authentication method
Patent Number: 9,071,602

Inventors: Kamakura; Tomoyuki (Matsumoto, JP)
Title: Manufacturing semiconductor device and method of manufacturing electronic apparatus
Patent Number: 7,968,420

Inventors: Kamata; Takeshi (Shizuoka, JP), Sugimura; Keigo (Shizuoka, JP), Saito; Sei (Shizuoka, JP), Yagi; Kiyoshi (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Method and apparatus for coloring electric wire
Patent Number: 7,968,142

Inventors: Kamijima; Shunji (Hara-Mura, JP), Yonekubo; Masatoshi (Hara-Mura, JP)
Title: Space light modulating apparatus, projector including same, process for manufacturing microstructure element used in same, and microstructure element manufactured by same process
Patent Number: 7,242,444

Inventors: Kampers; Gerrit (Puttershoek, NL)
Title: System for removing oil from a water surface
Patent Number: 7,967,982

Inventors: Kan; Chao (Frisco, TX), Mohammed; Aziz (Plano, TX), Hao; Wei (Richardson, TX), Shi; Jimin (Plano, TX)
Title: Network monitoring system responsive to changes in packet arrival variance and mean
Patent Number: 7,242,668

Inventors: Kanamori; Takashi (San Jose, CA), Kim; Stephen J. (San Jose, CA), Jauregui; David (Downey, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for voltage compensation for parasitic impedance
Patent Number: 7,242,169

Inventors: Kanazawa; Masaru (Kawasaki, JP), Tonooka; Tabito (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Patch antenna
Patent Number: 7,969,381

Inventors: Kanazawa; Norio (Ebina, JP)
Title: Quadrature modulator carrier quadrature error detection method and quadrature modulation device
Patent Number: 7,242,728

Inventors: Kandekar; Kunal (Jersey City, NJ), Curtis; Scott (Durham, NC), Svendsen; Hugh (Chapel Hill, NC)
Title: Method, system, and computer readable medium for detecting related subgroups of text in an electronic document
Patent Number: 9,069,754

Inventors: Kandori; Atsushi (Ebina, JP), Majima; Masao (Isehara, JP), Fujii; Kazunari (Atsugi, JP)
Title: Optical deflector
Patent Number: 7,242,506

Inventors: Kanekawa; Nobuyasu (Hitachi, JP), Kobayashi; Ryoichi (Tokai, JP), Koseki; Tomonobu (Hitachinaka, JP), Oyama; Katsuya (Hitachinaka, JP)
Title: On-chip redundancy high-reliable system and method of controlling the same
Patent Number: 7,969,229

Inventors: Kaneko; Akio (Kawasaki, JP), Inumiya; Seiji (Yokohama, JP), Sekine; Katsuyuki (Yokohama, JP), Eguchi; Kazuhiro (Chigasaki, JP), Sato; Motoyuki (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device and method of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 7,968,397

Inventors: Kaneko; Toshimitsu (Yokohama, JP), Hori; Osamu (Yokohama, JP), Mita; Takeshi (Yokohama, JP), Yamamoto; Koji (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Method of describing object region data, apparatus for generating object region data, video processing apparatus and video processing method
Patent Number: 7,242,792

Inventors: Kaneko; Toshimitsu (Yokohama, JP), Hori; Osamu (Yokohama, JP), Mita; Takeshi (Yokohama, JP), Yamamoto; Koji (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Method of describing object region data, apparatus for generating object region data, video processing apparatus and video processing method
Patent Number: 7,242,804

Inventors: Kaneko; Toshimitsu (Yokohama, JP), Hori; Osamu (Yokohama, JP), Mita; Takeshi (Yokohama, JP), Yamamoto; Koji (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Method of describing object region data, apparatus for generating object region data, video processing apparatus and video processing method
Patent Number: 7,242,813

Inventors: Kaneko; Tsuyoshi (Shinosuwa-machi, JP)
Title: Optical element, and its manufacturing method
Patent Number: 7,242,704

Inventors: Kanematsu; Osamu (Nagoya, JP)
Title: Navigation apparatus and program of the same
Patent Number: 7,969,328

Inventors: Kang; Seung Tak (Seoul, KR), Choi; Chang Min (Seoul-si, KR), Choi; Won Jae (Seoul, KR), Lim; Hyung Soo (Seoul, KR), Hwang; Yoon Jei (Seoul, KR)
Title: Electricity generating and air conditioning system with dehumidifier
Patent Number: 7,240,503

Inventors: Kangas; P. Daniel (Raleigh, NC), Thomas; Jeff D. (Raleigh, NC)
Title: Coordination of transmission of data from wireless identification tags
Patent Number: 9,070,026

Inventors: Kano; Mitsuo (Akishima, JP), Katagiri; Yoshito (Hachioji, JP)
Title: Lens unit and a camera incorporating the same lens unit
Patent Number: 7,242,534

Inventors: Kanso; Ali (Montreal, CA)
Title: Disable restart setting for AMF configuration components
Patent Number: 9,069,728

Inventors: Kaplan; Eric (Lilburn, GA), Notheis; Michael S. (Hoschton, GA)
Title: Check stand with a two belted input and a slidable scanner
Patent Number: 7,967,112

Inventors: Karasek; Jens (Kaufungen, DE)
Title: Pivotable canopy roof of an air passenger stair or an air passenger bridge
Patent Number: 9,067,692

Inventors: Kasai; Joji (Neyagawa-shi, Osaka 572-8540, JP), Takemura; Kazumasa (Neyagawa-shi, Osaka 572-8540, JP), Nakatake; Tetsuro (Neyagawa-shi, Osaka 572-8540, JP)
Title: Audio signal processing circuit
Patent Number: 7,242,782

Inventors: Kasai; Tsuneo (Azumino, JP), Kasahara; Hirokazu (Okaya, JP), Nagaishi; Michihiro (Okaya, JP)
Title: Setting of photographic parameter value
Patent Number: 7,970,268

Inventors: Kasper; James W. (Austin, TX), Beriswill; Paul A. (Cedar Park, TX), Wiley; Kevin L. (Elgin, TX)
Title: Method and system for configurable network intrusion detection
Patent Number: 7,243,371

Inventors: Kasperkovitz; Wolfdietrich Georg (Waalre, NL)
Title: Mirror suppression circuit and receiver using such circuit
Patent Number: 7,242,730

Inventors: Kataria; Deepak (Edison, NJ), Kim; Seong-Hwan (Allentown, PA), Vedantham; Sundar (Orwigsburg, PA)
Title: Methods and apparatus for prevention of excessive control message traffic in a digital networking system
Patent Number: 7,971,247

Inventors: Kato; Hisashi (Plainview, NY)
Title: Systems and methods for reallocating image processing devices
Patent Number: 9,069,506

Inventors: Kato; Koji (Mie, JP)
Title: Vacuum fluorescent display apparatus having barium absorbent
Patent Number: 9,068,115

Inventors: Kato; Yoshiki (Mie-ken, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device with a depletion channel and method of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 9,070,769

Inventors: Kato; Yutaka (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Print control device, print control method and computer program
Patent Number: 7,969,589

Inventors: Katrak; Kerfegar K. (Fenton, MI)
Title: Method and system for prioritizing data values for robust data representation
Patent Number: 7,242,329

Inventors: Katsumata; Ryota (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Kito; Masaru (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Fukuzumi; Yoshiaki (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Kidoh; Masaru (Tokyo, JP), Tanaka; Hiroyasu (Tokyo, JP), Ishiduki; Megumi (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Komori; Yosuke (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Aochi; Hideaki (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Method for driving nonvolatile semiconductor memory device
Patent Number: 7,969,789

Inventors: Kawai; Yoshihiko (Hikone, JP), Kimura; Takaaki (Hikone, JP)
Title: Seat belt apparatus and buckle
Patent Number: 7,240,407

Inventors: Kawamura; Daiki (Saitama-ken, JP)
Title: Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus
Patent Number: 9,069,155

Inventors: Kawano; Masahiro (Tokyo, JP), Oda; Yukiyoshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Charging apparatus, print engine that incorporates the charging apparatus, and image forming apparatus that incorporates the print engine
Patent Number: 7,970,319

Inventors: Kawano; Yoichi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Pulse polarity modulation circuit
Patent Number: 7,242,262

Inventors: Kawasaki; Masayuki (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Mobile communication device and communication control method
Patent Number: 9,070,984

Inventors: Kawazu; Mugen (Takatsuki, JP), Higuchi; Toshiyuki (Fukuchiyama, JP), Takeuchi; Hisashi (Kyoto, JP), Takaichi; Ryuichiro (Kyoto, JP), Kawaike; Noboru (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Safety controller
Patent Number: 7,242,116

Inventors: Kc; Gaurav S. (Mountain View, CA), Aho; Alfred V. (Chatham, NJ)
Title: Detecting and preventing malcode execution
Patent Number: 7,971,255

Inventors: Keene; Michael Donovan (Coral Springs, FL), Markovic; Stevan (Boynton Beach, FL), Law; Donnie B. (Plantation, FL)
Title: Session announcement system and method
Patent Number: 7,969,991

Inventors: Keeth; Brent (Boise, ID), Bunker; Layne G. (Boise, ID), Demer; Scott J. (Meridian, ID), Taylor; Ronald L (Meridian, ID), Mullin; John S. (Boise, ID), Beffa; Raymond J. (Boise, ID), Ross; Frank F. (Boise, ID), Kinsman; Larry D. (Boise, ID)
Title: 256 Meg dynamic random access memory
Patent Number: 7,969,810

Inventors: Kehoe; Daniel P. (Whitby, Ontario, CA)
Title: Beverage container opener
Patent Number: 7,240,589

Inventors: Keller; Danny D. (Sanger, TX), Ettelson; Steven K. (Hollis, NH)
Title: Pneumatic carrier
Patent Number: 7,241,081

Inventors: Kelly; Bryan M. (Alamo, CA), Kelly; Matthew F. (Scottsdale, AZ), Kroeckel; John G. (San Ramon, CA), Link; John E. (Manteco, CA), Petermeier; Norman B. (Pleasanton, CA)
Title: Wireless real-time gaming system
Patent Number: 9,070,250

Inventors: Kementsietsidis; Anastasios (White Plains, NY), Wang; Min (Tarrytown, NY)
Title: Indexing provenance data and evaluating provenance data queries in data processing systems
Patent Number: 9,069,808

Inventors: Kemick; Jerome (Houston, TX)
Title: Rotary and mud-powered percussive drill bit assembly and method
Patent Number: 7,240,744

Inventors: Kemmochi; Chisato (Kanagawa, JP), Suzuki; Shiro (Kanagawa, JP), Takahashi; Shusuke (Chiba, JP)
Title: Volume adjusting apparatus and volume adjusting method
Patent Number: 7,968,786

Inventors: Kennedy; Peter (Weston, FL), Buchheit; Brian K. (Davie, FL)
Title: Using speech analysis to assess a speaker's physiological health
Patent Number: 9,070,357

Inventors: Kernene; Nicolas (St. Charles, IL)
Title: System and method for securely transmitting data using video validation
Patent Number: 9,071,642

Inventors: Keskiniva; Markku (Ylojarvi, FI), Piispanen; Juha (Ylinen, FI), Esko; Mauri (Ikaalinen, FI)
Title: Sealing arrangement in rotating control valve of pressure fluid-operated percussion device
Patent Number: 9,067,310

Inventors: Khalsa; Mahendra Singh (Noida, IN), Ghosh; Sanjib (Greater Noida, IN), Gupta; Vandana (Delhi, IN), Marwah; Hitesh (Noida, IN), Fangaria; Pawan (Noida, IN)
Title: Congestion aware pin optimizer
Patent Number: 7,971,174

Inventors: Khan; Farooq (Allen, TX), Cleveland; Joseph R. (Murphy, TX)
Title: Method and system for dynamically allocating sub-carriers in an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing network
Patent Number: 7,969,859

Inventors: Khizroev; Sakhrat (Coral Gables, FL)
Title: Three dimensional magnetic memory and/or recording device
Patent Number: 7,969,775

Inventors: Khosravi; Hormuzd M. (Portland, OR), Gokulrangan; Venkat R. (Portland, OR), Rasheed; Yasser (Beaverton, OR), Long; Men (Portland, OR)
Title: Platform based verification of contents of input-output devices
Patent Number: 9,069,961

Inventors: Kidaka; Hiroyuki (Abiko, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus for supressing the effects of a band-like toner image
Patent Number: 7,970,310

Inventors: Kihara; Eiji (Fukuoka, JP), Nakagawa; Jiro (Fukuoka, JP), Yoshida; Osamu (Fukuoka, JP)
Title: Robot system and teaching method therefor
Patent Number: 9,067,316

Inventors: Kikuchi; Shinji (Kawasaki, JP), Yokoyama; Ken (Kawasaki, JP), Takeyama; Akira (Kawasaki, JP), Ishibashi; Koji (Kawasaki, JP), Shimazaki; Kenichi (Kawasaki, JP), Harada; Lilian (Kawasaki, JP), Yugami; Nobuhiro (Kawasaki, JP), Seki; Yukiko (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Performance abnormality analysis apparatus, method, and program, and analysis result display method for performance abnormality analysis apparatus
Patent Number: 7,970,584

Inventors: Kikugawa; Atsushi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Optical disk apparatus
Patent Number: 7,969,838

Inventors: Kil; David H. (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: System and method for motivating users to improve their wellness
Patent Number: 7,967,731

Inventors: Kil; Jong-Jin (Busheon-shi, Kyungki-do, KR)
Title: Temperature controller and temperature control method, and heating wire therefor
Patent Number: 7,241,979

Inventors: Kilinc; Muammer (Regensburg, DE), Walde; Tim (Regensburg, DE)
Title: Method and device for examining an exhaust gas sensor
Patent Number: 9,068,937

Inventors: Kim; David Seon (Waxhaw, NC)
Title: Transformable fitness device and method of use
Patent Number: 9,067,104

Inventors: Kim; Dong Sung (Soowun-si, KR)
Title: System and method for formatting voice data in a mobile telecommunication system
Patent Number: 7,242,672

Inventors: Kim; Dong-Gyu (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Liquid crystal display
Patent Number: 7,969,396

Inventors: Kim; Dong-Soo (Ansan-si, KR), Choi; Hwa-kyung (Deagu, KR)
Title: Backlight unit of direct type
Patent Number: 7,967,490

Inventors: Kim; Eun Tae (Daejeon, KR), Cho; Dae Soon (Daejeon, KR), Chung; Hee Sang (Daejeon, KR), Park; Hyeong Jun (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Derate matching method and apparatus
Patent Number: 7,970,021

Inventors: Kim; Ha-Yun (Seoul, KR)
Title: Broadcasting channel handover in mobile communication terminal
Patent Number: 7,970,416

Inventors: Kim; Hyo-Jun (Yongin-si, KR), Woo; Nam-Yoon (Suwon-si, KR), In; Ji-Hyun (Seongnam-si, KR)
Title: Apparatus and method of processing data of non-volatile memory using transaction block
Patent Number: 7,971,022

Inventors: Kim; Jeongki (Anyang-si, KR), Cho; Heejeong (Anyang-si, KR), Yuk; Youngsoo (Anyang-si, KR)
Title: Method and apparatus for reporting abnormal power outage in wireless access system supporting M2M environments
Patent Number: 9,072,003

Inventors: Kim; Jinsung (Seoul, KR), Choi; Chulchae (Seoul, KR), Park; Changseo (Seoul, KR), Chang; Jaewon (Seoul, KR), Kim; Hyungseok (Seoul, KR), Choe; Youngho (Seoul, KR), Yoon; Philwon (Seoul, KR)
Title: Solar cell and texturing method thereof
Patent Number: 9,070,800

Inventors: Kim; Jong-Hee (Hwaseong-si, KR), Kwon; Yeong-Keun (Yongin-si, KR), Kim; Ji-Sun (Seoul, KR), Lim; Jae-Keun (Suwon-si, KR), Chai; ChongChel (Seoul, KR)
Title: Gate driving circuit and display apparatus having the same
Patent Number: 9,071,230

Inventors: Kim; Juok (Chungbuk, KR), Kang; Yeonjoo (Seoul, KR), Hong; Youngrae (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Apparatus for displaying a 3D image and controlling method thereof based on display size
Patent Number: 9,071,820

Inventors: Kim; Kyung-Rye (Seongnam-si, KR), Kook; Ji Eun (Seongnam-si, KR), Kim; Jung Hwa (Seongnam-si, KR), Kim; Jing Jong (Seongnam-si, KR), Yoo; Min Uk (Seongnam-si, KR), Kim; Dae Won (Seongnam-si, KR), Yoon; Seong Bok (Seongnam-si, KR)
Title: Optical semiconductor lighting apparatus
Patent Number: 9,070,845

Inventors: Kim; Min-Soo (Dalseong-Gun, KR), Qiao; Lin (San Jose, CA), Raman; Vijayshankar (Sunnyvale, CA), Shekita; Eugene J. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Systems, methods and computer program products for reducing hash table working-set size for improved latency and scalability in a processing system
Patent Number: 9,069,810

Inventors: Kim; Myung Jong (Houston, TX), Nicholas; Nolan Walker (South Charleston, WV), Kittrell; W. Carter (Houston, TX), Schmidt; Howard K. (Cypress, TX)
Title: Embedded arrays of vertically aligned carbon nanotube carpets and methods for making them
Patent Number: 9,067,791

Inventors: Kim; Paul Y. (Santa Ana, CA)
Title: Switch actuated flashlight with current limiter
Patent Number: 7,241,025

Inventors: Kim; So-young (Yongin-si, KR), Park; Jeong-hoon (Seoul, KR), Lee; Sang-rae (Suwon-si, KR), Park; Seung-ran (Hwaseong-si, KR), Sohn; Yu-mi (Seongnam-si, KR)
Title: Color image encoding and decoding method and apparatus using a correlation between chrominance components
Patent Number: 7,970,219

Inventors: Kim; Sung Min (Seoul, KR)
Title: Semiconductor package
Patent Number: 7,968,918

Inventors: Kim; Sung-O (Pendleton, SC), Kim; Jae-Young (Central, SC)
Title: High density atmospheric plasma jet devices by jet-to-jet interaction
Patent Number: 9,067,273

Inventors: Kim; Ung Su (Changwon-si, KR)
Title: Home bar for refrigerator and assembly method thereof
Patent Number: 7,967,403

Inventors: Kim; Young Chul (Seoul, KR), Kim; Jai Kyeong (Seoul, KR), Yu; Jae-Woong (Seoul, KR), Park; O Ok (Daejeon, KR), Park; Jong Hyeok (Ulsan, KR)
Title: High-efficiency polymer electroluminescent device with a polymer insulating nanolayer
Patent Number: 7,242,142

Inventors: Kim; Young Sung (Yongin-si, KR), Kim; Kyung Ku (Seoul, KR), Cha; Hong Rae (Seoul, KR), Chang; Myeong Soo (Oeiwhang-si, KR), Ryu; Byung Gil (Seoul, KR), Yoo; Eun Ho (Goyang-si, KR)
Title: Front filter, and plasma display apparatus having the same
Patent Number: 7,242,136

Inventors: Kim; Young-Lak (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Shin; Sung-Ho (Seoul, KR), Kim; Hyun-Wook (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Ihm; Jong-Tae (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Hand over method for dual band/dual mode mobile communication terminal
Patent Number: 7,969,944

Inventors: Kimura; Mutsumi (Kyotanabe, JP), Hara; Hiroyuki (Chino, JP)
Title: Method for manufacturing electro-optical device, and electro-optical device and electronic device manufactured with this manufacturing method
Patent Number: 7,242,441

Inventors: King; Clifford R. (Hendersonville, NC), Wedler; Wolfgang G. (Tualatin, OR)
Title: Printing processes employing intermediate transfer with molten intermediate transfer materials
Patent Number: 7,241,853

Inventors: King; Richard P. (Tomball, TX), Oleyar; John (Tomball, TX), Bretherton; David (Tomball, TX)
Title: Full contact floating roof
Patent Number: 7,240,804

Inventors: Kink; Andres (Harjumaa, EE), Min; Mart (Harjumaa, EE), Parve; Toomas (Harjumaa, EE), Ratsep; Indrek (Harjumaa, EE)
Title: Method and apparatus for determining conditions of a biological tissue
Patent Number: 7,970,461

Inventors: Kira; Nobuhiro (Saitama, JP), Hasebe; Tetsuya (Saitama, JP), Nishikawa; Ryo (Saitama, JP)
Title: Hybrid vehicle
Patent Number: 7,240,748

Inventors: Kirchberger; Guenter (Sinzing, DE), Pauli; Thorsten (Mintraching, DE)
Title: Lighting device
Patent Number: 9,068,737

Inventors: Kirovski; Darko (Bellevue, WA), Jojic; Nebojsa (Redmond, WA), Roberts; Paul (Kirkland, WA)
Title: Click passwords
Patent Number: 7,243,239

Inventors: Kiryu; Koichi (Shimotakai-gun, JP), Miyazawa; Hideo (Shinagawa, JP)
Title: Card connector
Patent Number: 7,967,632

Inventors: Kishi; Kazuya (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Hayashi; Junichi (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Information processing apparatus, system and control method thereof, program, and storage medium for document management
Patent Number: 7,969,598

Inventors: Kishida; Takeshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Moving object detection apparatus, method and program
Patent Number: 7,969,470

Inventors: Kitanaka; Hidetoshi (Chiyoda-ku, JP)
Title: Vector controller for permanent-magnet synchronous electric motor
Patent Number: 7,969,106

Inventors: Kitani; Satoshi (Tokyo, JP), Maeda; Hideho (Tokyo, JP), Sasaki; Takashi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Optical recording apparatus, recording method for optical recording medium and optical recording medium
Patent Number: 7,969,845

Inventors: Kitasaka; Kazuya (Osaka, JP), Shimajiri; Hatsumi (Osaka, JP), Sugihara; Koichi (Osaka, JP)
Title: Carbonyl compound scavenger and method of quantifying carbonyl compound using the same
Patent Number: 7,241,625

Inventors: Kizhnerman; M. Sean (Golden, CO)
Title: Systems and methods for dynamic bridge linking
Patent Number: 7,969,916

Inventors: Klein; Marvin (Bloomfield Hills, MI), Kulesza; John E. (Berlin, CT)
Title: Composition for treatment of skin and method for stabilizing the composition
Patent Number: 7,241,808

Inventors: Kleinsteiber; James (San Jose, CA), Hammons; Richard L. (Hollister, CA), Balasubramanian; Shankar (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for starting up a network or fabric
Patent Number: 7,243,367

Inventors: Klementowicz, III; Nicholas (Hillsborough, NJ), Dapkins, Jr.; John A. (Bloomsbury, NJ), Glynn; Kenneth P. (Flemington, NJ)
Title: Tactical breaching demonstration trailer
Patent Number: 7,967,326

Inventors: Kliesch; Holger (Ginsheim-Gustavsburg, DE), Kuhmann; Bodo (Runkel, DE), Kiehne; Thorsten (Shiga, JP), Fischer; Ingo (Heistenbach, DE), Hilkert; Gottfried (Saulheim, DE), Schaefer; Volker (Altrip, DE)
Title: Hydrolysis-stable film comprising a polyester with a hydrolysis stabilizer and process for its production and its use
Patent Number: 7,241,507

Inventors: Kneissl; Michael A. (Mountain View, CA), Johnson; Noble M. (Menlo Park, CA), Biegelsen; David K. (Portola Valley, CA)
Title: Grating-outcoupled cavity resonator having uni-directional emission
Patent Number: 7,242,705

Inventors: Knop; David G. (Geneva, IL)
Title: Pressure regulated solenoid valve having integral mounting structure
Patent Number: 7,240,693

Inventors: Knox; John Graeme (Oxford, MI), Markes; Tulin K. (West Bloomfield, MI)
Title: Nondestructive test for flexible composites
Patent Number: 9,068,909

Inventors: Kobayashi; Junichi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Alignment mark forming method, substrate in which devices are formed, and liquid discharging head using substrate
Patent Number: 7,241,664

Inventors: Kobayashi; Koichi (Tokyo-To, JP)
Title: Carrier and stroller
Patent Number: 9,067,612

Inventors: Kobayashi; Satoshi (Atsugi, JP), Kurokawa; Yoshiyuki (Sagamihara, JP), Yamazaki; Shunpei (Setagaya, JP), Kawae; Daisuke (Atsugi, JP)
Title: Display device and manufacturing method thereof
Patent Number: 7,968,885

Inventors: Kober; Yoran (Alona, IL), Matana; Meir (Or-Yehuda, IL), Kelly; Erez (Modean, IL)
Title: Method and system for monitoring material separation process such as electrophoresis process in a sample
Patent Number: 7,967,968

Inventors: Kochale; Axel (Springe, DE), Rapp; Stefan (Schramberg, DE)
Title: Method for bit recovery in an asymmetric data channel
Patent Number: 7,243,297

Inventors: Kodama; Taku (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus and method for performing decoding process on coded data of motion picture based on a plurality of attributes thereof
Patent Number: 7,970,220

Inventors: Kodani; Tetsuhiro (Settsu, JP), Imahori; Yuji (Settsu, JP)
Title: Process for preparing vinylidene fluoride homopolymer having I-form crystal structure
Patent Number: 7,968,649

Inventors: Kofman; Semion (Holon, IL), Meerfeld; Yaron (Ramat Gan, IL), Sandler; Maya (Bney-Aish, IL)
Title: Method and apparatus for identification of radio frequency tag
Patent Number: 7,969,281

Inventors: Kohda; Yasuteru (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Ohba; Nobuyuki (Miyagi-ken, JP), Takano; Kohji (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Transmission apparatus, reception apparatus, communication system, circuit apparatus, communication method, and program
Patent Number: 9,071,306

Inventors: Kohler; Randall E. (Cary, IL)
Title: Pretensioned backplane for tensioned membrane
Patent Number: 9,069,169

Inventors: Kojima; Kenji (Suwa, JP)
Title: Liquid droplet ejecting apparatus, electro-optical device, method of manufacturing the electro-optical device, and electronic apparatus
Patent Number: 7,241,343

Inventors: Kojima; Kyoko (Hino, JP), Ozawa; Satoshi (Musashino, JP)
Title: Method for isolating and purifying nucleic acids
Patent Number: 7,241,572

Inventors: Kokubun; Masatoshi (Kawasaki, JP), Yamamoto; Katsuyosi (Kawasaki, JP), Udo; Shinya (Kawasaki, JP), Funakoshi; Jun (Kawasaki, JP), Tsuchiya; Chikara (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: X-Y address type solid-state image pickup device with an image averaging circuit disposed in the noise cancel circuit
Patent Number: 7,242,427

Inventors: Kolczewski; Sabine (Loerrach, DE), Pinard; Emmanuel (Linsdorf, FR), Stalder; Henri (Basel, CH)
Title: Piperidine derivatives
Patent Number: 9,067,911

Inventors: Kolze; Thomas J. (Phoenix, AZ), Currivan; Bruce J. (Los Altos, CA)
Title: Detection and characterization of laser clipping within communication devices
Patent Number: 9,071,397

Inventors: Kondo; Ichiharu (Aichi-ken, JP), Tanaka; Hiroaki (Kariya, JP), Toyoda; Inao (Anjo, JP), Totani; Makoto (Kariya, JP)
Title: Compact pressure sensor with high corrosion resistance and high accuracy
Patent Number: 7,242,065

Inventors: Kong; Yuan (Kirkland, WA), Larsen; Glen (Issaquah, WA)
Title: Remote pointing system, device, and methods for identifying absolute position and relative movement on an encoded surface by remote optical method
Patent Number: 7,242,466

Inventors: Konik; Rafal P. (Oronoco, MN), Mittelstadt; Roger A. (Byron, MN), Muras; Brian R. (Rochester, MN), Theuer; Mark W. (Rochester, MN)
Title: Database row access control
Patent Number: 9,069,817

Inventors: Konkle; Tim (El Dorado Hills, CA)
Title: System and method for providing interactive content for multiple networked users in a shared venue using short messaging service communication
Patent Number: 9,067,150

Inventors: Konta; Yoshihito (Kawasaki, JP), Nimura; Koutarou (Kawasaki, JP), Abe; Marie (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Storage control device, computer-readable recording medium, and method thereof
Patent Number: 9,069,721

Inventors: Kontola; Ilkka (Julkujarvi, FI), Pietila; Samuli (Tampere, FI), Valio; Harri (Kammenniemi, FI)
Title: Method for synchronizing a receiver, a system, and an electronic device
Patent Number: 7,242,731

Inventors: Koo; Han-Seung (Daejon, KR), Kim; Yang-Su (Daejon, KR), Kim; Doh-Wook (Daejon, KR), Song; Yun-Jeong (Daejon, KR), Lee; Soo-In (Daejon, KR)
Title: Channel bonding receiving apparatus and method for expanding channel bonding receiving band
Patent Number: 7,970,005

Inventors: Koo; Ja Ho (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Lee; Wook Bong (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Kim; Su Nam (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Ihm; Bin Chul (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Ko; Hyun Soo (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Method for estimating channel state in a wireless communication system using fractional frequency reuse and mobile station using the same
Patent Number: 9,071,961

Inventors: Koo; Kyung-ha (Seoul, KR)
Title: Computer
Patent Number: 7,969,738

Inventors: Kopreski; Michael S. (Long Valley, NJ), Gocke; Christopher D. (Elliott City, MD)
Title: Detection of 5T4 RNA in plasma and serum
Patent Number: 7,968,317

Inventors: Koreeda; Yuichi (Tokyo, JP), Abe; Yoshiteru (Kanagawa, JP), Kobayashi; Masaru (Kanagawa, JP), Nagase; Ryou (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Optical connector apparatus having a light shielding device of a simple structure
Patent Number: 7,241,057

Inventors: Kosugi; Masanori (Aichi, JP)
Title: Wireless communication system for vehicle
Patent Number: 9,070,232

Inventors: Koto; Haruhiro (Tokorozawa, JP)
Title: Method and apparatus for compressing image data
Patent Number: 7,970,055

Inventors: Kozuka; Yuki (Kawasaki, JP), Misumi; Yoshinori (Tokyo, JP), Saito; Ichiro (Yokohama, JP), Yokoyama; Sakai (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Ink jet print head and method for manufacturing ink jet print head
Patent Number: 7,967,421

Inventors: Krasikov; Valeriy Nikolayevich (Chelyabinsk, RU)
Title: Self-blocking differential for a transportation means
Patent Number: 7,966,908

Inventors: Kroecker; Stephan V. (Titusville, FL), Krampe; Richard L (Casselberry, FL), Vosch; Michael (Titusville, FL)
Title: Wireless medical monitoring apparatus and system
Patent Number: 7,970,450

Inventors: Krom; James A. (Cleveland Heights, OH), Wang; Xiaorong (Akron, OH)
Title: Reaction product derived from amine-functionalized elastomers and maleated polyolefins
Patent Number: 7,241,839

Inventors: Kronberger; Rainer (Wurselen, DE)
Title: Antenna structure with filter effect
Patent Number: 7,242,361

Inventors: Krug; Erwin (Munich, DE), Zimmermann; Walter (Dorfen, DE)
Title: Mixer circuit with phase-shifted radio frequency signal
Patent Number: 7,242,236

Inventors: Kubota; Oichi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Layered object and measuring apparatus and method
Patent Number: 9,068,819

Inventors: Kucukcoskun; Bulent (Istanbul, TR), Tezel; Mustafa (Istanbul, TR)
Title: Household appliance wherein the amount of energy consumption in the stand-by mode is reduced
Patent Number: 9,068,288

Inventors: Kuczynski; Joseph (Rochester, MN)
Title: Carbon dioxide gettering for a chip module assembly
Patent Number: 7,968,987

Inventors: Kudo; Shinya (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Vehicle traveling control device
Patent Number: 7,243,026

Inventors: Kuehn; Robert (Palling, DE)
Title: Retaining means with an axial passage for receiving a format part
Patent Number: 9,068,585

Inventors: Kueppers; Jeffrey (Rochester, NY)
Title: Apparatus for cleaning wheelchair tire
Patent Number: 9,067,570

Inventors: Kuge; Nobuhito (Mie-ken, JP)
Title: Nonvolatile semiconductor memory device and method for manufacturing same
Patent Number: 9,070,746

Inventors: Kuhn; Michael (Spokane, WA), Krise; David (Spokane, WA), Evans; Donald (Spokane, WA), Kuhn; Kane (Spokane, WA)
Title: Automated virtual assistant
Patent Number: 9,070,247

Inventors: Kuksenkov; Dmitri Vladislavovich (Painted Post, NY), Hempstead; Martin (Painted Post, NY)
Title: System and methods for speckle reduction
Patent Number: 7,970,028

Inventors: Kumakura; Masayuki (Kanuma, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing hard disc device with a printed wiring board fixed thereto
Patent Number: 7,241,359

Inventors: Kumar; Arun (Bangalore, IN), Simhadri; Mehar Vln (Bangalore, IN)
Title: Implementation of a multiple writer single reader queue in a lock free and a contention free manner
Patent Number: 9,069,566

Inventors: Kumar; Kaushik (Beacon, NY), Clevenger; Lawrence (LaGrangeville, NY), Dalton; Timothy (Ridgefield, CT), La Tulipe; Douglas C. (Danbury, CT), Cowley; Andy (Wappingers Falls, NY), Kaltalioglu; Erdem (Hsin-Chu, TW), Schacht; Jochen (Hsin-Chu, TW), Simon; Andrew H. (Fishkill, NY), Hoinkis; Mark (Fishkill, NY), Kaldor; Steffen K. (Fishkill, NY), Yang; Chih-Chao (Beacon, NY)
Title: Bilayered metal hardmasks for use in dual damascene etch schemes
Patent Number: 7,241,681

Inventors: Kuo; Shu-Chang (Taipei County, TW), Yang; Wei-Bin (Taichung County, TW), Cheng; Kuo-Hsing (Taipei, TW)
Title: Programmable fractional-N clock generators
Patent Number: 7,242,231

Inventors: Kuo; Yeh-Huei (Taipei, TW), Yu; Bing-Sheng (Taipei, TW)
Title: Ocean water drawing system
Patent Number: 7,967,529

Inventors: Kuo; Youti (Penfield, NY), Gross; Robert A. (Penfield, NY), Ahl; David K. (Rochester, NY), McKeown; Douglas A. (Geneseo, NY), Stevens; Mark (Henrietta, NY), Fletcher; Gerald M. (Pittsford, NY), DiRubio; Christopher A. (Webster, NY)
Title: Xerographic transfer station using a belt
Patent Number: 7,242,894

Inventors: Kupfer; Rainer (Hattersheim, DE), Cohrs; Carsten (Frankfurt, DE), Roesch; Alexander (Oppenheim, DE)
Title: Water-mixed metal working fluids containing ether pyrrolidone carboxylic acids
Patent Number: 9,068,137

Inventors: Kuroda; Toshihiro (Ibaraki, JP), Shibata; Tomoaki (Ibaraki, JP), Yagi; Shigeyuki (Ibaraki, JP)
Title: Opto-electric combined circuit board and electronic devices
Patent Number: 9,069,128

Inventors: Kuronuma; Akira (Kita-ku, JP)
Title: Recording apparatus and method of controlling the recording apparatus
Patent Number: 7,969,605

Inventors: Kurose; Mitsukazu (Nagano-ken, JP), Nomura; Yujiro (Nagano-ken, JP), Tsujino; Kiyoshi (Nagano-ken, JP), Ikuma; Ken (Nagano-ken, JP)
Title: Optical head
Patent Number: 7,242,416

Inventors: Kutliroff; Gershom (Alon Shrut, IL), Bleiweiss; Amit (Alon Shrut, IL)
Title: Method and system for gesture classification
Patent Number: 7,970,176

Inventors: Kwon; Young Min (Seongnam-si, KR)
Title: Access authentication method for multiple devices and platforms
Patent Number: 9,071,422

Inventors: Kyte; William J. (Kansas City, MO), Tripodi; Richard F. (Naperville, IL), Ambroffi, Jr.; Robert (Plainfield, IL)
Title: Textured grout composition, dispenser therefor, and method of use
Patent Number: 7,241,828

Inventors: La Vigne; Art (Pinellas Park, FL)
Title: Ambidextrous slide stop
Patent Number: 9,068,790

Inventors: Ladd; William Gregory (Williamsport, TN)
Title: Apparatus for trapping emboli
Patent Number: 7,241,305

Inventors: Lagimonier; Todd (Delray Beach, FL), Voris; Jim (Cockeysville, MD)
Title: System for efficiently handling cryptographic messages containing nonce values in a wireless connectionless environment
Patent Number: 9,071,438

Inventors: Lai; Chih-Chen (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Light emitting diode automobile lamp
Patent Number: 9,068,710

Inventors: Lai; Yaw-Huey (Taipei County, TW)
Title: Terminal-protective card connector
Patent Number: 7,241,177

Inventors: Laitinen; Matti (Kirkkonummi, FI), Talja; Markku (Jarvenpaa, FI), Sikanen; Jukka (Sulkava, FI), Haederli; Christoph (Zurich, CH)
Title: Multi-component electrical module
Patent Number: 7,968,914

Inventors: Lam; Hue V. (Portland, OR), Jacobs; Robert Alan (Portland, OR)
Title: Method and device for charging peripherals
Patent Number: 7,969,117

Inventors: Lamb; Steven D. (Woodinville, WA), Feldstein; Adam M. (Seattle, WA)
Title: System and method for dynamically adjusting data values and enforcing valid combinations of the data in response to remote user input
Patent Number: 7,243,308

Inventors: Landau; Steven (Oldsmar, FL), Corey; David (Lakeland, FL)
Title: Card configured to receive separate battery
Patent Number: 7,967,214

Inventors: Langhorn; Peter (Lake Forest, CA)
Title: Accessory footrest attachment
Patent Number: 7,967,387

Inventors: Langille; Paul F. (Temple, NH), Lauer; Gregory S. (Sudbury, MA), Laria; Joseph A. (Wilmington, MA)
Title: Network device virtual interface
Patent Number: 7,242,665

Inventors: Lantero; Oreste J. (Beloit, WI), Li; Mian (Beloit, WI), Shetty; Jayarama K. (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Process for conversion of granular starch to ethanol
Patent Number: 7,968,318

Inventors: Lantz; Philip R. (Cornelius, OR), Goldsmith; Michael A. (Lake Oswego, OR), Cowperthwaite; David J. (Hillsboro, OR)
Title: Method, apparatus and system for dynamically reassigning a physical device from one virtual machine to another
Patent Number: 7,971,203

Inventors: Lapsley; Philip D. (Oakland, CA), Gioia; Philip J. (Corte Madera, CA), Kleeman; Michael (Corte Madera, CA)
Title: Biometric financial transaction system and method
Patent Number: 7,970,678

Inventors: Larter; Stephen Richard (Calgary, CA), Head; Ian McCutcheon (Ovingham, GB), Jones; David Martin (Newcastle Upon Tyne, GB), Erdmann; Michael (Nesttun, NO), Wilhelms; Arnd (Fana, NO)
Title: Process for stimulating production of methane from petroleum in subterranean formations
Patent Number: 9,068,107

Inventors: Laulainen; Mikko (Helsinki, FI)
Title: Adjusting the degree of filling of a jitter buffer
Patent Number: 7,969,885

Inventors: Laurello; Vincent P. (Hobe Sound, FL), Lee; Ching-Pang (Cincinnati, OH)
Title: Turbine rotor disk inlet orifice for a turbine engine
Patent Number: 9,068,461

Inventors: Laursen; Christian (Hedensted, DK)
Title: Bolted connection for connecting two wind turbine components by bolts
Patent Number: 9,068,558

Inventors: Lautenschlager; Dirk (Ostfildern, DE)
Title: Variator arrangement for a transmission
Patent Number: 7,241,248

Inventors: Laverack; John (Southbury, CT), Weaver; Greg G. (Waterbury, CT), Mathieu; David (Colchester, CT), Paul; Joseph (Thomaston, CT)
Title: Kayak transport device for a vehicle
Patent Number: 9,067,522

Inventors: Lavitrano; Marialuisa (Milan, IT), Bacci; Maria Laura (Bologna, IT), Forni; Monica (Bologna, IT), Lipps; Hans Joachim (Tubingen, DE), Donini; Pierluigi (Rome, IT)
Title: Method for the transfer of episomal vectors into animal cells
Patent Number: 9,068,200

Inventors: Law; Kock-Yee (Penfield, NY), Zhao; Hong (Webster, NY)
Title: Oil less fusing using nano/micro textured fusing surfaces
Patent Number: 7,970,332

Inventors: Lawson; Mike (Akron, OH)
Title: Golf grip cleaning and rinsing device
Patent Number: 7,971,308

Inventors: Lay; Alexander Kit (Fareham, GB)
Title: Decoy countermeasures
Patent Number: 9,067,844

Inventors: Layne; Richard W. (Denver, CO), Jones; Lawrence R. (Conifer, CO), Stinson; David T. (Woodville, WA)
Title: Method and apparatus for bone removal
Patent Number: 9,066,732

Inventors: Le Gall; Lionel (Villeurbanne, FR), Chevalier; Pierre (Lyons, FR), Ruiz; Guillaume (Bruges, FR), Carles; Blaise (Billere, FR)
Title: Sealed stopper for an opening in a tubing for joining a chamber and a piping, particularly in the steam generator of a nuclear pressurised water reactor
Patent Number: 9,068,684

Inventors: Le; Quang (San Jose, CA), Li; Jui-Lung (San Jose, CA)
Title: Write head design and method for reducing adjacent track interference at very narrow track widths
Patent Number: 7,969,684

Inventors: Lebby; Michael (Apache Junction, AZ), Sabnis; Vijit (Los Altos, CA), Atanackovic; Petar B. (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Full color display
Patent Number: 7,967,653

Inventors: Lederer; Gabor (Clifton, NJ)
Title: Customized electronic candle
Patent Number: 7,967,484

Inventors: Lee; Deok Hyun (Seoul, KR), Choi; Myung Sik (Daejeon, KR), Hur; Do Haeng (Daejeon, KR), Han; Jung Ho (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Apparatus and method for detecting state of heat exchanger tube
Patent Number: 7,242,201

Inventors: Lee; Doo-yeon (Yongin-si, KR), Sun; Hee-young (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: High temperature fuel cell using alkyl phosphoric acid
Patent Number: 7,968,247

Inventors: Lee; Hyoung-ki (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Kim; Jay-woo (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Bang; Seok-won (Seoul, KR)
Title: Robot localization system
Patent Number: 7,970,491

Inventors: Lee; Jae Jin (Chungcheongbuk-do, KR)
Title: Self-powered solar tracker
Patent Number: 9,070,806

Inventors: Lee; Jerald D. (Mendenhall, PA), Dabell; Stanley D. (Newark, DE)
Title: Fluorometer with low heat-generating light source
Patent Number: 7,968,856

Inventors: Lee; Ji Hyung (Daejeon, KR), Kim; Hee Jeong (Seoul, KR), Kim; Bo Youn (Daejeon, KR), Shin; Seung Hyup (Daejeon, KR), Choi; Yoon-Seok (Daejeon, KR), Park; Seong-gyu (Gyeonggi-Do, KR), Kim; Jong-Myung (Gyeonggi-Do, KR), Yang; Sun-Woo (Gyeonggi-Do, KR), Koo; Bon Ki (Daejeon, KR), Choi; Jung-Ju (Gyeonggi-Do, KR), Hwang; Chi-Jung (Daejeon, KR)
Title: Method and system of producing cartoon animation using character animation and mesh deformation
Patent Number: 7,969,442

Inventors: Lee; Jin-Hwa (Yongin-si, KR), Lee; Chi-Seung (Jyunggi-do, KR), An; Seong-Jin (Yongin-si, KR), Han; Sang-Il (Yongin-si, KR), Song; Kah-Young (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Stack for fuel cell system
Patent Number: 9,070,909

Inventors: Lee; John Yongki (Springdale, UT)
Title: Cam activated clamp
Patent Number: 9,067,306

Inventors: Lee; Kechin (Zhongshan, CN), Chen; Hongchieh (Zhongshan, CN)
Title: LED lighting system and high-power LED lamp
Patent Number: 9,068,736

Inventors: Lee; Po-Yi (Tu-Cheng, TW)
Title: Sliding-type portable electronic device
Patent Number: 7,969,716

Inventors: Lee; Sang Soo (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Method for fabricating a connection region in a semiconductor device
Patent Number: 9,070,592

Inventors: Lee; Tae Won (Gyeonggi-do, KR)
Title: Digital TV receiving smart antenna control system and controlling method of the same
Patent Number: 7,242,424

Inventors: Lee; Wen-Sung (Taichung, TW)
Title: Zoomable LED flashlight
Patent Number: 9,068,727

Inventors: Lee; Wen-Sung (Taichung, TW)
Title: Lighting device with converting mechanism
Patent Number: 9,068,728

Inventors: Lee; Yong Han (Seoul, KR)
Title: Plasma display apparatus including electrode pad
Patent Number: 7,241,963

Inventors: Lee; Yuan-Chang (Taoyuan County, TW)
Title: Interposer, electrical package, and contact structure and fabricating method thereof
Patent Number: 7,968,799

Inventors: Leff; Avraham (Spring Valley, NY), Rayfield; James T. (Ridgefield, CT)
Title: Detecting data omissions for an intermittently-connected application
Patent Number: 9,069,833

Inventors: Lehmann; Ralf (Oberkirch, DE)
Title: Fan unit
Patent Number: 9,071,099

Inventors: Leinwand; Allan Steven (San Francisco, CA), Pinsky; Bruce Eric (San Jose, CA), Stewart; John Nicol (Benicia, CA), Hahne; Bruce Mathieu (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Method and system for optimizing routing of data packets
Patent Number: 7,969,992

Inventors: Leneve; Eric (Fort McMurray, CA), Cleminson; Ron (Fort McMurray, CA), Wang; Nan (Edmonton, CA)
Title: Subaqueous mining tailings placement
Patent Number: 9,068,697

Inventors: Leonetti; Jean-Paul (Castelnau-le-Lez, FR), Claverie; Jean-Michel (Cassis, FR), Chabot; Nicolas (Montpellier, FR)
Title: Laccases and uses thereof
Patent Number: 9,068,161

Inventors: Leong; Bradley Train (Atherton, CA), Vromen; Edward Guillaume Helene (East Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Tablet support apparatus
Patent Number: 9,069,527

Inventors: Leong; Siang Huei (Singapore, SG), Yuan; Zhimin (Singapore, SG), Liu; Bo (Singapore, SG)
Title: Method and system for obtaining n and k map for measuring fly-height
Patent Number: 7,969,573

Inventors: Lesesky; Alan (Charlotte, NC), Weant; Bobby Ray (Rock Hill, SC)
Title: Systems and methods for monitoring and controlling tractor/trailer vehicle systems
Patent Number: 7,967,396

Inventors: Lessing; Christiaan Stefanus (Altona, AU)
Title: Water craft leash
Patent Number: 9,067,654

Inventors: Levine; Jonathan E. (New York, NY)
Title: Adjustable lighting device
Patent Number: 7,967,468

Inventors: Lewis; Michael (Sunnyvale, CA), King; Frank (Saratoga, CA), Arnold; Thomas (Saratoga, CA), Wright; William (Los Gatos, CA), Pettit; John (Sausalito, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for evaluating fraud risk in an electronic commerce transaction
Patent Number: 7,970,701

Inventors: Lewis; William J. (Coraopolis, PA)
Title: Methods and tools for data-driven application engineering
Patent Number: 9,069,561

Inventors: Li; Nelson Anshy (North Potomac, MD)
Title: Weather integrated cane workstation
Patent Number: 9,066,584

Inventors: Li; Xin (Vancouver, WA), Kerofsky; Louis J. (Portland, OR), Lei; Shawmin (Camas, WA)
Title: Wavelet domain motion compensation system
Patent Number: 7,242,717

Inventors: Li; Yimin (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Infusion monitoring device and method for monitoring the infusion dripping rate and alarming for the irregularities of the infusion
Patent Number: 9,067,016

Inventors: Li; Yingxuan (Cupertino, CA), Sutardja; Pantas (Los Gatos, CA)
Title: Continuous, wide-range frequency synthesis and phase tracking methods and apparatus
Patent Number: 7,242,224

Inventors: Li; Zuohu (Beijing, CN), Zhang; Yi (Beijing, CN), Zheng; Shili (Beijing, CN), Qi; Tao (Beijing, CN), Li; Huiquan (Beijing, CN), Xu; Hongbin (Beijing, CN), Wang; Zhikuan (Beijing, CN)
Title: Method for production of alkali metal chromates
Patent Number: 7,968,066

Inventors: Liang; George (Palm City, FL)
Title: Turbine blade with tip section cooling channel
Patent Number: 7,967,563

Inventors: Liang; George (Palm City, FL)
Title: Multi-pass cooling for turbine airfoils
Patent Number: 7,967,567

Inventors: Liang; Yong (Gilbert, AZ), Tracy; Clarence J. (Tempe, AZ)
Title: Conducting metal oxide with additive as p-MOS device electrode
Patent Number: 7,241,691

Inventors: Liao; Chia-Hung (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Voice coil motor having holes and sockets for receiving positioning members
Patent Number: 7,969,671

Inventors: Liao; Chih-Chin (Changhua, TW), Wang; Ken Jian Ming (San Francisco, CA), Chen; Han-Shiao (Da-an Township, Taichung County, TW), Chiu; Chin-Tien (Taichung, TW), Chien; Jack Chang (Kaoshiung, TW), Bhagath; Shrikar (San Jose, CA), Yu; Cheemen (Madison, WI), Takiar; Hem (Fremont, CA)
Title: Padless substrate for surface mounted components
Patent Number: 7,967,184

Inventors: Liberkowski; Janusz (San Jose, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for applying a gel
Patent Number: 7,241,339

Inventors: Lichterfeld; Jens Peter (Erlangen, DE), Wiesand; Manfred (Burgthann, DE)
Title: Brake arrangement of a rail vehicle
Patent Number: 9,067,572

Inventors: Lieberman; Klony (Jerusalem, IL), Sharon; Yuval (Kohav Hashahar, IL), Naimi; Eyal (Jerusalem, IL), Maor; Yaniv (Jerusalem, IL), Tsachi; Mattan (Modi'in, IL), Levy; Amiram (Mevaseret Zion, IL), Arnon; Boas (Halamish, IL), Turm; Amichai (Beit Shemesh, IL)
Title: Data input device
Patent Number: 7,242,388

Inventors: Ligorano; Nora (Brooklyn, NY), Reese; Marshall (Brooklyn, NY)
Title: Fiber optic tapestry
Patent Number: 9,069,121

Inventors: Lim; Jong-Go (Daegu, KR), Jeong; Jae-Gyu (Gyeongsangbuk-Do, KR)
Title: Aligning apparatus
Patent Number: 7,240,438

Inventors: Limburn; Jonathan (Southampton, GB), Mandelstein; Dan Jeffrey (Austin, TX)
Title: Modularizing steps within a UML user model interaction pattern
Patent Number: 9,069,559

Inventors: Limpkin; George (Thetford, GB), Rozenberg; Simon Grant (Mentmore, GB)
Title: Rotatably locking two part inductive connector
Patent Number: 7,967,627

Inventors: Lin; Chia-Hsing (Hsinchu, TW), Tao; Yi-Hsin (Hsinchu, TW), Nien; Hung (Hsinchu, TW), Sung; Brian (Taipei, TW), Tsai; Hsin-Shieh (Changhua County, TW), Tseng; Hsuan-Wen (Taipei County, TW)
Title: Object positioning for an X-Y projected capacitive touch panel
Patent Number: 9,069,419

Inventors: Lin; Chieh-Fu (Kaohsiung Hsien, TW)
Title: Electrolytic capacitor
Patent Number: 7,969,160

Inventors: Lin; Fuxiang (Lidcombe, AU)
Title: Single stage PFC power supply
Patent Number: 9,071,161

Inventors: Lin; Jeng-Shyan (Tainan, TW), Yaung; Dun-Nian (Taipei, TW), Liu; Jen-Cheng (Hsin-Chu, TW), Chuang; Chun-Chieh (Tainan, TW), Chen; Pao-Tung (Tainan Hsien, TW), Wang; Wen-De (Minsyong Township, Chiayi County, TW), Hung; Jyh-Ming (Dacun Township, Changhua County, TW)
Title: Method of implantation
Patent Number: 7,968,424

Inventors: Lin; Jia Yu (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: Method for communication on a multidrop bus of a magnetic resonance system
Patent Number: 7,970,969

Inventors: Lin; Shih-Chieh (New Taipei, TW)
Title: Securing device, and assembly including the securing device and a heat dissipating module
Patent Number: 9,069,520

Inventors: Lin; Tzu-Chih (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Two-in-one button structure
Patent Number: 7,241,957

Inventors: Linares; Miguel (Bloomfield Hills, MI)
Title: Plasticized and assembleable cover such as for use with waterway constructed transport barges
Patent Number: 7,966,960

Inventors: Linder; Norbert (Lappersdorf, DE), Reufer; Martin (Rohrbach, DE)
Title: Organic semiconductor laser and method for producing it
Patent Number: 7,970,036

Inventors: Ling; Michael R. (Alpharetta, GA)
Title: Ethanol continuous flow boiler
Patent Number: 7,967,946

Inventors: Link; Andreas (Munich, DE), Henn; Gudrun (Ebenhausen, DE), Braun; Rainer (Munich, DE)
Title: Method for forming an electrode
Patent Number: 9,071,222

Inventors: Linke; Timo (Stuttgart, DE)
Title: Piston for an internal combustion engine
Patent Number: 9,068,529

Inventors: Liu; Hsin-Chuan (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Mold releasing device and mold releasing method
Patent Number: 7,967,597

Inventors: Liu; Jung-Tao (Randolph, NJ), Liu; Youjian (Boulder, CO), Rudrapatna; Ashok (Basking Ridge, NJ)
Title: Method of determining transmit power for transmit eigenbeams in a multiple-input multiple-output communications system
Patent Number: 7,242,727

Inventors: Liu; Junli (Bothell, WA), Roy; Lorne (Seattle, WA), Wine; David (Seattle, WA), Ohlsen; Leroy (Gold Bar, WA), Mallari; Jonathan (Seattle, WA), Homa; Art (Kirkland, WA)
Title: Liquid-liquid fuel cell systems having flow-through anodes and flow-by cathodes
Patent Number: 7,968,248

Inventors: Liu; Ketao (Cerritos, CA), Massey; Cameron (Hawthorne, CA), Barvosa-Carter; William (Ventura, CA), Nolan; Michael (Hermosa Beach, CA)
Title: Smart spacecraft structures based on laser metrology
Patent Number: 7,242,483

Inventors: Liu; Li (Alisa Viejo, CA), Gu; Yongru (Lake Forest, CA), Ma; Jun (Shaanxi, CN)
Title: Estimating doppler frequency in ISDB-T systems
Patent Number: 7,970,083

Inventors: Liu; Li-Chuan (Tao Yuan Shien, TW)
Title: Semiautomatic sliding structure
Patent Number: 7,970,445

Inventors: Liu; Shan (Central, SC), King; Warren Tan (Greenville, SC), Raghavan; Srinivasan (Bangalore, IN), Peck; Arthur S. (Greenville, SC), Narayana; Dayananda (Karnataka, IN)
Title: Composite geometrical design for a grain starter in a bridgman investment casting process
Patent Number: 9,068,275

Inventors: Liu; Xuefeng (South Burlington, VT), Rassel; Robert M. (Colchester, VT), Voldman; Steven H. (South Burlington, VT)
Title: Semiconductor structure
Patent Number: 7,242,071

Inventors: Liu; Yen-Cheng (Portland, OR), Hutsell; Steven R. (Banks, OR), Sistla; Krishnakanth (Hillsboro, OR)
Title: Method, system, and apparatus for a core activity detector to facilitate dynamic power management in a distributed system
Patent Number: 7,971,074

Inventors: Liu; Yuling (Beijing, CN), Shen; Zhufang (Beijing, CN), Chen; Zhen (Beijing, CN), Wang; Renyun (Beijing, CN), Xia; Xuejun (Beijing, CN), Chen; Yueteng (Beijing, CN), Liu; Quan (Beijing, CN), Sun; Sujuan (Beijing, CN), Xie; Mingzhi (Beijing, CN)
Title: Use of the effective fraction of alkaloids from mulberry twig in preparing hypoglycemic agents
Patent Number: 9,066,960

Inventors: Liu; Zhijun (Baton Rouge, LA), Woltering; Eugene A. (Kenner, LA)
Title: Ficus extracts having angiogenesis inhibiting activity and methods of isolating and using the same
Patent Number: 9,066,959

Inventors: Livas; Jeffrey (Severna Park, MD), Thorpe; James I. (Rockville, MD), Numata; Kenji (College Park, MD)
Title: System and method for tuning adjusting the central frequency of a laser while maintaining frequency stabilization to an external reference
Patent Number: 7,970,025

Inventors: Lloyd; Shawn L. (Tigard, OR), Oldendorf; John G. (Portland, OR), Kochanowski; Michael (Portland, OR), Gilbert; Scott A. (Chandler, AZ)
Title: Making electrical connections between a circuit board and an integrated circuit
Patent Number: 7,241,147

Inventors: Loddenkoetter; Manfred (Ibbenbueren, DE), Kruempelmann; Martin (Lengerich, DE)
Title: Registering method
Patent Number: 7,966,935

Inventors: Lofton; David Lewis (Tulsa, OK)
Title: Multiple ignition source exothermic reaction mold device
Patent Number: 7,240,717

Inventors: Lohr, Sr.; Peter James (Morganton, NC)
Title: Cartridge for the generation of hydrogen
Patent Number: 7,967,879

Inventors: Lokken; Robert C. (Boise, ID)
Title: Computer-implemented method, system, apparatus for generating user's insight selection by showing an indication of popularity, displaying one or more materialized insight associated with specified item class within the database that potentially match the search
Patent Number: 7,243,099

Inventors: Lorenz; Klaus (Dormagen, DE)
Title: Method for producing polyether polyols
Patent Number: 9,067,874

Inventors: Lorraine; Peter William (Niskayuna, NY), Howard; Donald Robert (Troy, NY), Ringermacher; Harry Israel (Delanson, NY), Dubois; Marc (Keller, TX), Drake; Thomas E. (Fort Worth, TX)
Title: Non-destructive inspection using laser-ultrasound and infrared thermography
Patent Number: 7,966,883

Inventors: Lotspiech; Jeffrey Bruce (Santa Clarita, CA), Watson; Scott Frazier (Santa Clarita, CA)
Title: Read/write media key block
Patent Number: 7,971,070

Inventors: Lou; Chih-hong (Jiaosi Township, TW), Chen; Kuan-hung (Wugu Township, TW), Ho; Stacy (Reading, MA)
Title: Noise-shaped segmented digital-to-analog converter
Patent Number: 7,969,340

Inventors: Lu; Aiguo (Pleasanton, CA), Pavisic; Ivan (San Jose, CA), Radovanovic; Nikola (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Method of buffer insertion to achieve pin specific delays
Patent Number: 7,243,324

Inventors: Lu; Mingqi (Lawrenceville, NJ), Wang; Qin (Plainsboro, NJ), Yeager; James L. (Lake Forest, IL), Mo; Y. Joseph (Princeton, NJ)
Title: Alprostadil and dyclonine for treatment of premature ejaculation
Patent Number: 9,066,854

Inventors: Lu; Tianbao (Churchville, PA)
Title: Pyridinyl modulators of .gamma.-secretase
Patent Number: 7,968,725

Inventors: Lu; Wei-Ping (Saratoga, CA)
Title: Edge-triggered flip-flop
Patent Number: 7,242,234

Inventors: Lucas; John Michael (Leicester, GB), Webb; Arthur (Manila, PH), Nixon; Mark J. (Round Rock, TX), Jundt; Larry Oscar (Round Rock, TX), Li; Jian (Austin, TX), Stevenson; Dennis L. (Round Rock, TX), Ott; Michael George (Austin, TX), Koska; Herschel O. (San Marcos, TX), Havekost; Robert Burke (Austin, TX)
Title: Configuration system using security objects in a process plant
Patent Number: 7,971,052

Inventors: Luciano, Jr.; Robert A. (Reno, NV), Nelson; Loren T. (Reno, NV)
Title: Game for using remainder and partial credits
Patent Number: 7,241,221

Inventors: Lucivero; Jeanne M. (Burlington, MA), Smith; David D. (Londonderry, NH), White; Frank P. (Woburn, MA), Boyle; Robert G. (Methuen, MA)
Title: Print driver system having a user interface and a method for processing raster data
Patent Number: 7,242,487

Inventors: Ludwig; Dale L (Randolph, NJ)
Title: Fully human antibodies directed against the human insulin-like growth factor-1 receptor
Patent Number: 7,968,093

Inventors: Ludwig; Lester F. (San Antonio, TX), Lauwers; Jozef Paul Chris (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Hierarchical closed-loop control of policy, goal, and resource allocation in bandwidth management using both service-specific and network monitor observations
Patent Number: 9,071,619

Inventors: Luehrmann; Mark G. (Hope, IN), Rupp; Mary E. (Greensburg, IN), O'Leary; Mark D. (Seymour, IN), Piraner; Ilya L. (Columbus, IN), Miller; John M. (Columbus, IN), McNulty; William D. (Scipio, IN), Klepser; Cheryl (Hope, IN)
Title: Connecting rod with profiled bore for increased load capability
Patent Number: 7,240,584

Inventors: Luk; Wing K. (Chappaqua, NY), Chang; Leland (New York, NY), Dennard; Robert H. (Croton on Hudson, NY), Montoye; Robert (Austin, TX)
Title: High speed latch circuits using gated diodes
Patent Number: 7,242,629

Inventors: Lukas; Joshua (Mazeppa, MN), Ricard; Gary R. (Chatfield, MN)
Title: Tracking errors in a computing system
Patent Number: 9,069,888

Inventors: Lukyanov; Andrey (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Method and apparatus for auto-focusing in image sensor
Patent Number: 7,969,501

Inventors: Luo; Yan-Bin (Taipei, TW), Chao; Kuan-Hua (Taipei, TW)
Title: Methods for performing adaptive equalization and associated apparatus
Patent Number: 9,071,478

Inventors: Luo; Yin-Long (Hang-Zhou, CN), Tsai; Tsung-Yueh (Taichung, TW)
Title: Laser distance measuring apparatus and control method thereof
Patent Number: 7,969,559

Inventors: Lytle; William H. (Chandler, AZ), Amrine; Craig S. (Tempe, AZ)
Title: Flexible carrier for high volume electronic package fabrication
Patent Number: 7,969,026

Inventors: Ma; David SuitWai (Cary, NC), Wang; Tao (Cary, NC), Dietz; James J. (Durham, NC), Ren; Bing (Cary, NC)
Title: System and method for testing one or more dies on a semiconductor wafer
Patent Number: 7,242,208

Inventors: Mabuchi; Hiroyuki (Ibaraki, JP), Kuwabara; Akitomo (Ibaraki, JP)
Title: Methods and apparatus for transferring a toner image via electrophotographics
Patent Number: 7,970,307

Inventors: Machin; Richard C. (Bellevue, WA), Hyder; Jameel (Redmond, WA)
Title: Method, system, and computer program product for representing and connection-oriented device in a known format
Patent Number: 7,971,207

Inventors: Macy; Omar Alonso (San Jose, CA)
Title: Projectile launcher able to launch an object using a hammer
Patent Number: 9,068,792

Inventors: Madden; Jeffrey L. (Bernardsville, NJ)
Title: Self-supported jacket seal for high voltage cable accessories
Patent Number: 9,071,004

Inventors: Madhavapeddi; Shreedhar (Bellevue, WA), Pollard; John F. (Seattle, WA)
Title: Providing contextual information for spoken information
Patent Number: 7,970,608

Inventors: Maeda; Miho (Tokyo, JP), Mochizuki; Mitsuru (Tokyo, JP), Saegusa; Taiga (Tokyo, JP), Iwane; Yasushi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Mobile communication system
Patent Number: 9,072,104

Inventors: Maekawa; Shinji (Shizuoka, JP), Yamazaki; Shunpei (Tokyo, JP), Tachimura; Yuko (Kanagawa, JP), Muranaka; Koji (Kumamoto, JP)
Title: Method for forming wiring, method for manufacturing thin film transistor and droplet discharging method
Patent Number: 7,968,461

Inventors: Magnusen; Timothy M. (Murphy, TX), Beumer; Kim E. (Richardson, TX)
Title: Current driven polyphase filters and method of operation
Patent Number: 7,242,918

Inventors: Maguire; Mark (San Mateo, CA), Geoffrion; Richard (Tuxedo Park, NY)
Title: Intra-aortic renal delivery catheter
Patent Number: 7,241,273

Inventors: Mahalingaiah; Rupaka (Austin, TX)
Title: Apparatus, system, and method for routing data to and from a host that is moved from one location on a communication system to another location on the communication system
Patent Number: 7,970,929

Inventors: Mahany; Ronald L. (Cedar Rapids, IA), West; Guy J. (Lisbon, IA), Bunte; Alan G. (Cedar Rapids, IA), Danielson; Arvin D. (Solon, IA), Morris; Michael D. (Cedar Rapids, IA), Meier; Robert C. (Cedar Rapids, IA)
Title: Hierarchical communication system providing intelligent data, program and processing migration
Patent Number: 7,969,911

Inventors: Maier; William C. (Almond, NY)
Title: Rotary separator and method
Patent Number: 7,241,392

Inventors: Makriyannis; Alexandros (Mystic, CT), Deng; Hongfeng (Acton, MA)
Title: Cannabimimetic indole derivatives
Patent Number: 7,241,799

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: 7,242,912

Inventors: Mallet; Benoit (Evreux, FR)
Title: Carriage for cutting a sheet of gypsum board, cutting kit and method for implementing same
Patent Number: 9,067,339

Inventors: Mamiya; Toshio (Osaka, JP), Urushisaki; Masato (Osaka, JP), Nakabayashi; Takashi (Osaka, JP)
Title: Ion generator
Patent Number: 9,071,040

Inventors: Mammone; Rocco (Avondale Heights, AU)
Title: Cosmetic applicator
Patent Number: 9,066,572

Inventors: Mangal; Manish (Overland Park, KS), Rogers; Fred (Olathe, KS)
Title: Method and system for dynamically re-homing a base transceiver station
Patent Number: 7,242,944

Inventors: Mangum; Doug (Ann Arbor, MI), Yerace; Daniel (Saline, MI)
Title: Fuel enrichment indicator
Patent Number: 7,969,291

Inventors: Manrique; Pablo (Caracas, VE), Archer; Franklin (Caracas, VE)
Title: Formulation and method of use for exploitation and transport of heavy and extra heavy oil wells
Patent Number: 9,068,446

Inventors: Mansfield; Daniel Ian (Leicester, GB)
Title: Apparatus for and a method of determining surface characteristics
Patent Number: 7,970,579

Inventors: Manth; Thomas (Aachen, DE)
Title: Method of producing LED bodies with the aid of a cross-sectional constriction
Patent Number: 7,241,637

Inventors: Mar; Hao-Yun (Tu-Chen, TW)
Title: Land grid array package socket
Patent Number: 7,241,161

Inventors: Marcadal; Christophe (Sunnyvale, CA), Wang; Rongjun (Sunnyvale, CA), Chung; Hua (San Jose, CA), Maity; Nirmalya (Acton, MA)
Title: Atomic layer deposition of tantalum-containing materials using the tantalum precursor TAIMATA
Patent Number: 7,241,686

Inventors: Margolis; Leonid B. (Kensington, MD), Grivel; Jean-Charles (Frederick, MD), Lusso; Paolo (Milan, IT)
Title: Use of herpesviruses, herpesvirus proteins and nucleic acids encoding the proteins to inhibit CCR5-tropic HIV-1 infection and replication
Patent Number: 7,968,298

Inventors: Marks; Tobin J. (Evanston, IL), Kang; Hu (Evanston, IL)
Title: Twisted .pi.-electron system chromophore compounds with very large molecular hyperpolarizabilities and related compositions and devices
Patent Number: 7,968,016

Inventors: Marks; Tobin J. (Evanston, IL), Wang; Qingwu (Chicago, IL)
Title: Method of using silicon molecular components for controlling charge migration and light emission of organic light-emitting diodes
Patent Number: 7,969,088

Inventors: Marrocco; Gaetano (Montecompatri, IT), Bardati; Fernando (Rome, IT), Proia; Manlio (Rome, IT), Tognolatti; Piero (Rome, IT), Mattioni; Lorenzo (Rome, IT), Perelli; Raffaele (Ardea, IT), Colasanti; Giampiero (Rome, IT), Falcione; Giovanni (Rome, IT)
Title: Wideband structural antenna operating in the HF range, particularly for naval installations
Patent Number: 7,969,368

Inventors: Marshall; Barry J (Subiaco, AU)
Title: Helicobacter system and uses thereof
Patent Number: 7,968,324

Inventors: Martensson; Bengt (Munich, DE), Lange; Klaus (Rottendorf, DE), Hiemer; Stefan (Furth Im Wald, DE), Hoegerl; Klaus (Furth Im Wald, DE), Schiller; Matthias (Willmering, DE)
Title: Method for the control of a rearview mirror and rearview-mirror system for implementing the method
Patent Number: 7,967,455

Inventors: Martinsons; Andris (Salaspils, LV)
Title: Swing damper with disc brakes
Patent Number: 9,067,764

Inventors: Martz; Christine (North Bellmore, NY)
Title: Waistless underwear alternative secret pants shield
Patent Number: 7,240,375

Inventors: Maruyama; Shigeyuki (Kawasaki, JP), Matsuki; Hirohisa (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing a semiconductor device testing contactor having a circuit-side contact piece and test-board-side contact piece
Patent Number: 7,240,432

Inventors: Maryfield; Tony (Poway, CA), Dadkhah; Mahyar (San Diego, CA), Potendyk; Thomas (Manassas, VA)
Title: Integrated multifunction scope for optical combat identification and other uses
Patent Number: 9,068,798

Inventors: Masanek, Jr.; Frederick W. (Barrington, IL), Iverson; David S. (Hinsdale, IL), Nowak; Radoslaw (Wood Dale, IL)
Title: Cargo organizer
Patent Number: 9,067,521

Inventors: Mashimo; Akira (Tokorozawa, JP), Ogawa; Toshihiro (Iruma, JP)
Title: Optical disc apparatus capable of detecting recording characteristics based on a predetermined signal prerecorded and reproduced
Patent Number: 7,242,653

Inventors: Mastropole; Anthony Michael (Bluffton, SC)
Title: Gas spring lift assisted toilet seat assembly
Patent Number: 9,066,841

Inventors: Masuda; Jun (Mishima, JP), Tashiro; Takaharu (Gotemba, JP), Fuwa; Hisanori (Numazu, JP)
Title: Glass-shaping mold and method for manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 7,966,845

Inventors: Matano; Tatsuya (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Boosting charge pump circuit
Patent Number: 7,969,233

Inventors: Matsui; Jun (Atsugi, JP)
Title: Optical transmission apparatus and optical transmission method
Patent Number: 9,071,348

Inventors: Matsumoto; Frank S. (San Ramon, CA), Pham; David C. M. (Fremont, CA)
Title: Adaptive broadband post-distortion receiver for digital radio communication system
Patent Number: 7,242,725

Inventors: Matsumoto; Jack Toshio (Sunnyvale, CA), Welsh; Christopher (Livermore, CA), Francisco; Gregory (Glencoe, CA)
Title: Reactor servicing platform
Patent Number: 9,070,484

Inventors: Matsumoto; Kazuhiko (Yamatokoriyama, JP), Otawa; Takeshi (Yamatokoriyama, JP)
Title: Machine tool
Patent Number: 7,240,411

Inventors: Matsumoto; Tadashi (Osaka, JP), Mitani; Mitsuru (Tokyo, JP), Tange; Seiji (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Control system for canceling load unbalance of three-phase circuit
Patent Number: 7,242,110

Inventors: Matsunami; Yuki (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Fine structure body, process for producing the same, and Raman spectroscopic method and apparatus
Patent Number: 7,967,910

Inventors: Matsushita; Hiroshi (Hiratsuka, JP), Sugamoto; Junji (Oita, JP), Asano; Masafumi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Method for controlling semiconductor manufacturing apparatus and control system of semiconductor manufacturing apparatus
Patent Number: 7,970,486

Inventors: Matsutani; Atsushi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Printing system, printing device, imaging device, printing method and image-transmitting method
Patent Number: 7,969,467

Inventors: Matsuura; Shingo (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Recording apparatus and control method
Patent Number: 7,967,409

Inventors: Matsuzawa; Juichiro (Minowa-machi, JP), Shimodaira; Kazuhiko (Minowa-machi, JP)
Title: Electronic device and manufacturing method thereof
Patent Number: 7,969,072

Inventors: Matthews; David Michael Hugh (Los Gatos, CA), Balakrishnan; Balu (Saratoga, CA), Wang; Zhao-Jun (San Jose, CA)
Title: AC voltage sensor with low power consumption
Patent Number: 9,071,146

Inventors: Matthews; Jeanna N. (Massena, NY)
Title: Write ordering on disk cached platforms
Patent Number: 7,970,989

Inventors: Mauro; Vincent P. (San Diego, CA), Edelman; Gerald M. (La Jolla, CA), Zhou; Wei (San Diego, CA)
Title: Translation enhancer-element dependent vector systems
Patent Number: 9,068,197

Inventors: Mausolf; Jeffry Richard (Austin, TX), Stephens; Kimberly Ann (Austin, TX)
Title: Classpath optimization in a Java runtime environment
Patent Number: 9,069,582

Inventors: Mayer; Christian (Linz, AT), Schwarz; Andreas (Rohrbach OOE, AT), Shute; Nick (Munich, DE), Marzinger; Gunter (Linz, AT), Camuffo; Andrea (Munich, DE), Adler; Bernd (Neubiberg, DE), Meixner; Michael (Erlangen, DE), Bundgaard; Peter (Aalborg, DK)
Title: Strategy for using the envelope information within a closed loop power control system
Patent Number: 7,970,364

Inventors: Mayock; Sean M. (Raleigh, NC), High; James Troy (Wake Forest, NC)
Title: Web-based circuit-testing system and method
Patent Number: 7,243,040

Inventors: Maznichenko; Dmitry (Thornhill, CA), Venkatakrishnan; Krishnan (Toronto, CA), Tan; Bo (Toronto, CA)
Title: Three-dimensional titania nano-fibrous architecture for molecular detection by Raman spectroscopy
Patent Number: 9,068,890

Inventors: Mazzullo; Raymond (Constantia, ZA), Mazzullo; Adrian (Noordehoek, ZA), Van Zyl; Brian (Ottery, ZA), Strauf; Bastian (Strand, ZA)
Title: Power supply unit
Patent Number: 9,071,002

Inventors: McBride Fesq; William (New Providence, NJ), Ogrinz; Michael Emil (Wantage, NJ)
Title: System and method for performing local searches across user defined events
Patent Number: 7,970,751

Inventors: McCarren; Michael (Grovetown, GA), Baxter; Anthony J. (Upper Montclair, NJ), Elhardt; Paul Michael (Charlotte, NC)
Title: Adjustable collar
Patent Number: 9,066,499

Inventors: McClanahan; Edward D. (Pleasanton, CA), Balasubramanian; Ranji (Campbell, CA), Marinov; Borislav (Aliso Viejo, CA), Naik; Dilip (Redmond, WA)
Title: Open file migration operations in a distributed file system
Patent Number: 9,069,779

Inventors: McClary; Michael (Newark, CA), Narahari; Sharath (Pleasanton, CA)
Title: Repeating switching of a cross-connect and a timing source in a network element through the use of a phase adjuster
Patent Number: 7,243,253

Inventors: McClure; Donald B. (Arva, CA), Lee; David S. (Arva, CA)
Title: Soybean cultivar AR0912509
Patent Number: 9,066,535

Inventors: McCoy; Brian Timothy (Lawrenceville, GA)
Title: Switching device contact arm and armature plate
Patent Number: 7,968,813

Inventors: McCready; Christopher Peter (London, CA), Wold; Svante Bjarne (Hollis, NH)
Title: Controlling a manufacturing process with a multivariate model
Patent Number: 9,069,345

Inventors: McFarlane; Richard A. (Edmonton, CA)
Title: Processing of dehydrated and salty hydrocarbon feeds
Patent Number: 9,068,130

Inventors: McGowen; Amy (Bakersfield, CA), Yadon; Debra (Bakersfield, CA)
Title: Accessory storage compartment
Patent Number: 7,967,503

Inventors: McGrath; Brendan (County Wexford, IE)
Title: Floating vessel that converts wave energy at sea into electrical energy
Patent Number: 9,068,553

Inventors: McIntyre; Dale F. (Honeoye Falls, NY), Fredlund; John R. (Rochester, NY)
Title: System and method for managing images over a communication network
Patent Number: 7,243,153

Inventors: McKay; Larry C. (Oak Brook, IL), Roberts; David J. (Tinley Park, IL)
Title: Multi-layer mattress with an air filtration foundation
Patent Number: 7,240,386

Inventors: McKee; L. Michael (Friendswood, TX)
Title: Logging head release mechanism
Patent Number: 7,967,072

Inventors: McKinnell; Robert Murray (Millbrae, CA), Long; Daniel D. (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Hepatitis C virus inhibitors
Patent Number: 9,066,944

Inventors: McLaughlin; Paul S. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Sankaran; Sujatha (Wappingers Falls, NY), Standaert; Theodorus E. (Pine Bush, NY)
Title: Method of forming an embedded barrier layer for protection from chemical mechanical polishing process
Patent Number: 7,968,456

Inventors: McNie; Mark Edward (Bromsgrove, GB), Lewis; Keith Loder (Malvern, GB), Scott; Andrew Maxwell (Malvern, GB), Slinger; Christopher William (Ledbury, GB), Brunson; Kevin Michael (Worcester, GB), Smith; Gilbert William (Malvern, GB)
Title: Optical modulator
Patent Number: 7,969,639

Inventors: McRae; Scott M. (Atlanta, GA)
Title: Hypervisor file system
Patent Number: 9,069,596

Inventors: Meagley; Robert P. (Hilsboro, OR), Leeson; Michael J. (Portland, OR), Goodner; Michael D. (Hillsboro, OR), Leet; Bob E. (Scottsdale, AZ), McSwiney; Michael L. (Hillsboro, OR), Clark; Shan C. (Forest Grove, OR)
Title: Layered films formed by controlled phase segregation
Patent Number: 7,241,707

Inventors: Medinis; David M. (Fort Myers, FL)
Title: LED lamp with actively cooled heat sink
Patent Number: 9,068,733

Inventors: Mehta; Abhay (Austin, TX), Gupta; Chetan K. (Austin, TX), Dayal; Umeshwar (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Processing batch database workload while avoiding overload
Patent Number: 9,069,613

Inventors: Mentzel; Matthias (Hannover, DE), Reiche; Dania B. (Hannover, DE), Bruckner; Reinhard (Hannover, DE), David; Samuel (Hannover, DE), Van Steen; Bartholomeus J. (Hannover, DE), Schon; Uwe (Hannover, DE), Jasserand; Daniel (Hannover, DE), Preuschoff; Ulf (Hannover, DE)
Title: Hydronopol derivatives as agonists on human ORL1 receptors
Patent Number: 7,241,770

Inventors: Mesika; Yigal (Los Angeles, CA)
Title: Miniature spooling apparatus
Patent Number: 7,967,689

Inventors: Messerschmidt; Rainer (Dusseldorf, DE), Schuler; Rolf (Heiligenhaus, DE)
Title: Fitting system for a vehicle seat
Patent Number: 7,240,965

Inventors: Messner; Marvin (St. Joseph, MO)
Title: Blade sharpener
Patent Number: 7,967,666

Inventors: Metzinger; Manuel (Buehl, DE), Agner; Ivo (Buehl, DE)
Title: Torque transfer device
Patent Number: 7,966,901

Inventors: Meyer; Andrew (Fishers, IN), Erli; Ronald (Middletown, IN), Creviston; Alex (Muncie, IN), Hamer; Colin (Noblesville, IN), Ramey; Cary (Greenwood, IN)
Title: High voltage protection interlock system for serviceability
Patent Number: 9,067,546

Inventors: Meyers; Thomas J. (Greenwood, IN), Compton; Wyatt (Garretson, SD), Zink; Paul T. (Indianapolis, IN)
Title: Stepladder
Patent Number: 7,967,111

Inventors: Mi; Sha (Belmont, MA), Pepinsky; R. Blake (Arlington, MA), Shao; Zhaohui (Brookline, MA), Graff; Christilyn (Cambridge, MA)
Title: Sp35 antibodies and uses thereof
Patent Number: 9,066,984

Inventors: Michaelsen; Carsten (Geesthacht, DE), Dahms; Michael (Geesthacht, DE)
Title: Method for manufacturing a reflector for X-ray radiation
Patent Number: 7,242,746

Inventors: Michal; Eugene T. (San Francisco, CA), Hossainy; Syed F. A. (Hayward, CA), Shah; Ashok (San Jose, CA)
Title: Coatings for implantable medical devices
Patent Number: 9,067,001

Inventors: Michalak; David J. (Portland, OR), Blackwell; James M. (Portand, OR), Clarke; James S. (Portland, OR)
Title: Cyclic carbosilane dielectric films
Patent Number: 9,070,553

Inventors: Michalk; Manfred (Erfurt, DE)
Title: Flat transponder and method for the production thereof
Patent Number: 7,967,213

Inventors: Michels; Andreas (Duesseldorf, DE), Ghosh; Robin (Duesseldorf, DE), Bessler; Cornelius (Duesseldorf, DE), Lowis; Daniela (Haan, DE)
Title: Benzophenone or benzoic acid anilide derivatives containing carboxyl groups as enzyme stabilizers
Patent Number: 7,968,508

Inventors: Michishita; Yuusuke (Toyonaka, JP)
Title: Switching regulator, control method thereof and power-supply device
Patent Number: 9,071,125

Inventors: Michot; Julien (Bures-sur-Yvette, FR), Bartoli; Adrien (Clermont-Ferrand, FR), Gaspard; Francois (Les Ulis, FR)
Title: Method and system for fusing data arising from image sensors and from motion or position sensors
Patent Number: 9,071,829

Inventors: Middleton; Jerry L. (Indianapolis, IN)
Title: Trash bag opener
Patent Number: 9,067,700

Inventors: Miette; Philippe (Annecy le Vieux, FR), Girard; Francois (Veyrier du Lac, FR), Yelovina; Eddy (Seynod, FR)
Title: Cross-country ski assembly and cross-country ski binding
Patent Number: 7,967,324

Inventors: Mighell; Robert (Stanwood, WA)
Title: Tilting wheeled vehicle
Patent Number: 7,967,306

Inventors: Migita; Koji (Kawasaki, JP), Kawasoe; Nobuaki (Yokohama, JP), Furuya; Akiko (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Calculation method and computer-readable recording medium
Patent Number: 9,069,691

Inventors: Mihashi; Toshifumi (Tokyo, JP), Hirohara; Yoko (Tokyo, JP), Kuroda; Teruhito (Osaka, JP), Maeda; Naoyuki (Osaka, JP), Fujikado; Takashi (Osaka, JP)
Title: Ophthalmologic apparatus
Patent Number: 7,241,012

Inventors: Mikata; Hironari (Toyota, JP)
Title: Weld fairing apparatus and welding method using the same
Patent Number: 7,968,816

Inventors: Mikkelsen; Rune Funder (Herlev, DK), Larsen; Ulrik Darling (Lyngby, DK)
Title: Detection and subsequent removal of an aperture blockage
Patent Number: 7,968,052

Inventors: Mikutsu; Yasunari (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Separation device, fixing device, and image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 9,069,298

Inventors: Milburn; Andrew (Los Angeles, CA), Hajdu; Thomas (Santa Barbara, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for managing bandwidth by managing selected internet access by devices in a Wi-Fi linked audience
Patent Number: 9,071,628

Inventors: Milinusic; Tomislav F. (Edmonton, CA), Papacharalampos; Demetrios (Atlanta, GA), Danileiko; Alexander (Suwanee, GA)
Title: Security data management system
Patent Number: 7,242,295

Inventors: Miller; Charles R. (Mineral Ridge, OH), Shultz; Brad (Anthony, FL)
Title: Door frame alignment device
Patent Number: 7,240,436

Inventors: Miller; Francis C. (Livonia, NY)
Title: Method for treatment of waste latex
Patent Number: 7,967,988

Inventors: Miller; Gregg (Boulder, CO)
Title: Medical ultrasound 2-D transducer array architecture: spot of arago
Patent Number: 9,066,703

Inventors: Miller; Steven C. (Livermore, CA), Stager; Roger (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: System and method for accelerating anchor point detection
Patent Number: 9,069,787

Inventors: Miller; Steven D. (Salinas, CA)
Title: System and method for significant dust detection and enhancement of dust images over land and ocean
Patent Number: 7,242,803

Inventors: Milojevic; Dusan (Westleigh, AU), Parker; John (Roseville, AU)
Title: Process for manufacturing electrically conductive components
Patent Number: 7,240,416

Inventors: Milojevic; Dusan (Wheelers Hill, AU), Parker; John (Roseville, AU)
Title: Process for manufacturing electronically conductive components
Patent Number: 7,970,481

Inventors: Min; Gyeong-Mo (Changwon-si, KR)
Title: Device and method for controlling power according to a load of a hybrid excavator
Patent Number: 9,071,054

Inventors: Minami; Yutaka (Chiba, JP), Kanamaru; Masami (Chiba, JP), Fujioka; Toyozo (Chiba, JP), Takebe; Tomoaki (Chiba, JP), Inoue; Masao (Chiba, JP)
Title: Highly flowable 1-butene polymer and process for producing the same
Patent Number: 7,968,665

Inventors: Minamio; Masanori (Osaka, JP), Sano; Hikaru (Hyogo, JP), Furumoto; Kenji (Osaka, JP)
Title: Optical device
Patent Number: 7,242,538

Inventors: Mine; Keiji (Osaka, JP), Nakagawa; Hiroshi (Kyoto, JP), Isoda; Takeshi (Osaka, JP)
Title: Optical component and optical transmitter-receiver for use in two-way optical communication
Patent Number: 7,242,869

Inventors: Mintz; Nathan M. (Redondo Beach, CA), Skidmore; Mark R. (Long Beach, CA)
Title: Space object deployment system and method
Patent Number: 7,967,257

Inventors: Mir Heidari; Saeed (Irvine, CA)
Title: Method and device for determining microbial pollution level in different environments and processes
Patent Number: 9,068,217

Inventors: Mirabile; Nicholas F. (N. Richland Hills, TX)
Title: Wheeled vehicle drive mechanism with hand lever arm
Patent Number: 7,967,314

Inventors: Mishra; Aradhana (Lucknow, IN), Nautiyal; Chandra Shekhar (Lucknow, IN)
Title: Recombinant strain of Trichoderma useful for enhancing nutritional value and growth of plants
Patent Number: 9,068,189

Inventors: Mitsumoto; Masashi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Radar apparatus and radar signal processing method
Patent Number: 7,242,344

Inventors: Miura; Yohhei (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image formation apparatus having exposure timing control
Patent Number: 7,242,883

Inventors: Miyabe; Masatake (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Provider network and provider edge apparatus
Patent Number: 9,071,457

Inventors: Miyaji; Katsuaki (Funabashi, JP), Yanagihara; Kazufumi (Funabashi, JP), Shigeta; Yukihiro (Funabashi, JP), Iwamoto; Shunsuke (Funabashi, JP), Horikawa; Masato (Minami-saitama-gun, JP), Hirokawa; Yutaka (Funabashi, JP), Owada; Shingo (Funabashi, JP), Nakano; Satoshi (Funabashi, JP), Ota; Hirofumi (Funabashi, JP), Ishiwata; Norihisa (Minami-saitama-gun, JP)
Title: Thiophene compounds and thrombopoietin receptor activators
Patent Number: 7,968,542

Inventors: Miyake; Takashi (Iwaki, JP), Kasai; Masatoshi (Iwaki, JP)
Title: Electronic apparatuses having vehicle-information determining function, and vehicle-information sharing system using the apparatuses
Patent Number: 7,243,012

Inventors: Miyatake; Naoki (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus using same
Patent Number: 7,969,635

Inventors: Miyauchi; Akihiro (Tochigi-ken, JP), Takada; Yoichi (Tochigi-ken, JP), Takayama; Takuzo (Tochigi-ken, JP)
Title: Method of determining maintenance service in accordance with medical equipment condition
Patent Number: 7,970,623

Inventors: Miyawaki; Makoto (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Actuator, light quantity adjusting apparatus, and stepping motor
Patent Number: 7,242,123

Inventors: Miyazaki; Hiroshi (Fukuoka, JP), Katayama; Atsuhiko (Fukuoka, JP), Matsuo; Shinji (Fukuoka, JP), Noguchi; Katsuhide (Fukuoka, JP)
Title: Organic electroluminescent device material and organic electroluminescent device
Patent Number: 7,968,874

Inventors: Mizuno; Hiroyuki (Musashino, JP), Sakata; Takeshi (Hino, JP), Oodaira; Nobuhiro (Akishima, JP), Watanabe; Takao (Fuchu, JP), Kanno; Yusuke (Kodaira, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,242,627

Inventors: Mizutani; Wataru (Ibaraki, JP), Tsukagoshi; Kiyomi (Ibaraki, JP), Sakaguchi; Koichi (Ibaraki, JP), Yoshida; Yuuji (Ibaraki, JP)
Title: Method for detecting trace substance using organic electroluminescent device
Patent Number: 7,969,569

Inventors: Mochizuki; Hideki (Kodama-gun, JP), Sakurai; Yoshihiro (Kodama-gun, JP)
Title: Servo area test method of a magnetic recording medium and a test device
Patent Number: 7,969,679

Inventors: Mohanty; Yana (San Diego, CA)
Title: Set of variably assemblable polygonal tiles with stencil capability
Patent Number: 9,070,300

Inventors: Mok; Thye Linn (Pinang, MY), Yogananadan; Sundar Natarajan (Pinang, MY), Lee; Kian Shin (Penang, MY), Tan; Kheng Leng (Penang, MY), Pang; Siew It (Penang, MY), Kuan; Yew Cheong (Penang, MY), Karim; Norfidathul Aizar Abdul (Penang, MY), Oon; Su Lin (Penang, MY), Afif; Fakhrul Arifin Mohd (Alam, MY), Ou; Wen Ya (Penang, MY)
Title: Illumination apparatus and method
Patent Number: 7,241,030

Inventors: Molto; Valerie (Bobigny, FR), Blusseau; Eric (Bobigny, FR), Albou; Pierre (Bobigny, FR)
Title: Lighting apparatus having means for compensating for failure of lighting on a bend
Patent Number: 7,241,035

Inventors: Monti; Silvano (Buguggaiate, IT), Tavolazzi; Stefano (Verbania-Intra, IT), Barzizza; Ferruccio (Corgeno, IT)
Title: Carbonator device
Patent Number: 7,967,279

Inventors: Moore; Lloyd Alfred (Renton, WA), Eldridge; John R (Bellevue, WA)
Title: Correlating power consumption with CPU activity
Patent Number: 7,970,566

Inventors: Moore; M. David (North Charleston, SC)
Title: Blaster nozzle
Patent Number: 7,968,047

Inventors: Morgan; Bryan C. (Leominster, MA), Vaidya; Priya N. (Shrewsbury, MA), Sakarda; Premanand (Acton, MA), Moncrieffe; Marlon A. (Leominster, MA)
Title: Power management in electronic systems
Patent Number: 7,971,084

Inventors: Morgenson; James E. (Danville, CA), Bush; Michael A. (Hudson, OH), Smith; Donald A. (Cincinnati, OH), Stryczek; Karel (Boston Heights, OH), Wood; Michael V. (Buckeye, AZ)
Title: E-manufacturing in semiconductor and microelectronics processes
Patent Number: 7,242,995

Inventors: Mori; Kazuhiko (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Collimator, manufacturing method of collimator, and X-ray CT device
Patent Number: 9,066,675

Inventors: Moriai; Shinsuke (Inuyama, JP)
Title: Data terminal device capable of continuing to download encrypted content data and a license or reproduce encrypted content data with its casing in the form of a shell closed
Patent Number: 7,243,242

Inventors: Morley; Roland (Phoenix, AZ)
Title: Multi-mode sight
Patent Number: 9,069,172

Inventors: Moro; Jean-Paul (Saint Beron, FR)
Title: Device for regulating a wire anemometer
Patent Number: 9,069,002

Inventors: Morotomi; Shiro (Kanagawa, JP), Kashimoto; Tomoyo (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Recording and / or reproducing apparatus and editing method
Patent Number: 7,970,259

Inventors: Morris; Robert P. (Raleigh, NC)
Title: Methods, systems, and computer program products for controlling data transmission based on power cost
Patent Number: 7,242,920

Inventors: Morris; Stephen James (Cheltenham, GB)
Title: Method of removing a telecommunications panel from a frame
Patent Number: 7,970,250

Inventors: Morris; Stephen Jeffrey (Harvard, MA), Bolton; Steven Arnold (Harvard, MA), Campbell; Donald (Washington, DC)
Title: Method and apparatus for surveillance system peering
Patent Number: 9,071,626

Inventors: Mossbeck; Niels S. (Carthage, MO), Chacon; Ryan E. (Carthage, MO), Knewtson; Kelly M. (Joplin, MO), Myers; Terrance L. (Joplin, MO), Richmond; Darrell A. (Carthage, MO), Williams; Daniel W. (Webb City, MO)
Title: Adjustable bedding foundation and process of making same
Patent Number: 9,066,603

Inventors: Motika; Franco (Hopewell Junction, NY), Pfeiffer; Dirk (Croton on Hudson, NY), Song; Peilin (Lagrangeville, NY)
Title: Chip authentication using scan chains
Patent Number: 9,069,989

Inventors: Muhlthaler; Georg (Hamburg, DE), Markwart; Michael (Halstenbek, DE), Edom; Andreas (Hamburg, DE)
Title: Cooling system and method for expelling heat from a heat source located in the interior of an aircraft
Patent Number: 7,967,249

Inventors: Mukerji; Pradip (Gahanna, OH), Huang; Yung-Sheng (Columbus, OH), Das; Tapas (Worthington, OH), Thurmond; Jennifer (Columbus, OH), Pereira; Suzette L. (Westerville, OH)
Title: Desaturase genes and uses thereof
Patent Number: 7,241,619

Inventors: Mukerji; Pradip (Gahanna, OH), Leonard; Amanda Eun-Yeong (Gahanna, OH), Huang; Yung-Sheng (Upper Arlington, OH), Pereira; Suzette L. (Westerville, OH)
Title: Elongase genes and uses thereof
Patent Number: 7,968,692

Inventors: Mukherjea; Sougata (New Delhi, IN), Nanavati; Amit A. (New Delhi, IN), Subramaniam; L. Venkata (Gurgaon, IN)
Title: Automatic taxonomy enrichment
Patent Number: 9,069,848

Inventors: Mukherjee; Shubhendu S. (Framingham, MA), Reinhardt; Steven K. (Vancouver, WA), Emer; Joel S. (Acton, MA)
Title: Incremental checkpointing in a multi-threaded architecture
Patent Number: 7,243,262

Inventors: Muller; Axel (Babenhausen, DE), Romero-Lobato; Antonio (Schaafheim, DE)
Title: Wide input range buck/boost switching regulator
Patent Number: 7,242,168

Inventors: Mulligan-Kehoe; Mary Jo (Enfield, NH), Powell; Richard J. (Hanover, NH)
Title: Methods for modulating angiogenesis via VEGF
Patent Number: 7,241,446

Inventors: Munguia; Peter R. (Chandler, AZ)
Title: Enable/disable claiming of a DMA request interrupt
Patent Number: 7,243,178

Inventors: Munnig Schmidt; Robert-Han (Hapert, NL)
Title: Lithographic apparatus and device manufacturing method utilizing a multiple substrate carrier for flat panel display substrates
Patent Number: 7,242,458

Inventors: Murakami; Hiroshi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Display device having reduced number of signal lines
Patent Number: 7,242,382

Inventors: Murakami; Minoru (Ome, JP), Sakurai; Motoaki (Kodaira, JP)
Title: Communication device and communication system
Patent Number: 7,242,926

Inventors: Murali; Kota V R M (Bangalore, IN), Venkataraman; Karthik (Bangalore, IN)
Title: Low power thermal imager
Patent Number: 9,068,882

Inventors: Muramatsu; Takaaki (Anjo, JP), Kurokawa; Kazumasa (Kariya, JP), Itoh; Masaki (Okazaki, JP)
Title: Light source device
Patent Number: 9,072,206

Inventors: Muraoka; Satoshi (Yokohama, JP), Chujo; Norio (Tokyo, JP), Orihashi; Ritsuro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Output buffer circuit and differential output buffer circuit, and transmission method
Patent Number: 7,969,197

Inventors: Murase; Atsushi (Sunnyvale, CA), Yamamoto; Akira (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Method and apparatus for chunk allocation in a thin provisioning storage system
Patent Number: 7,971,025

Inventors: Murase; Hitotoshi (Kariya, JP), Shimo; Toshihisa (Kariya, JP)
Title: Sliding component
Patent Number: 7,241,722

Inventors: Murata; Kazutoshi (Tamano, JP), Mori; Yasunari (Tamano, JP)
Title: Atomic layer deposition apparatus and thin film forming method
Patent Number: 9,068,261

Inventors: Murdock; Kenneth A. (Springville, UT), Schauss; Alexander G. (Tacoma, WA)
Title: Jucara and acai fruit based dietary supplements
Patent Number: 9,066,975

Inventors: Muse; Robert E. (Cookeville, TN), Stuart; James O. (Cookeville, TN)
Title: Fluid filter support layer
Patent Number: 7,967,152

Inventors: Muskin; Jon H. (Chevy Chase, MD)
Title: Wagering game with concealed elements continuously revealed
Patent Number: 7,967,673

Inventors: Mutze; Thomas (Freiberg, DE), Rontzsch; Silke (Gro.beta.rohrsdorf, DE)
Title: Method and apparatus for determining the local spatial extent of the phase of valuable mineral in a rock
Patent Number: 9,069,093

Inventors: Naam; Ramez (Seattle, WA), Hamilton; Nicole Ashley (Redmond, WA), Hurst-Hiller; Oliver (Seattle, WA), Brewer; Brett D. (Sammamish, WA)
Title: Machine directed improvement of ranking algorithms
Patent Number: 7,243,102

Inventors: Nagahara; Mikio (Matsumoto, JP)
Title: Satellite information update system, positioning auxiliary information provision device, positioning auxiliary information provision device control method, positioning auxiliary information provision device control program, and computer readable recording medium having recorded therein positioning auxiliary information provision device control program
Patent Number: 7,242,348

Inventors: Naganuma; Hiroyuki (Tokyo, JP), Aritsuka; Yuki (Tokyo, JP), Ishikawa; Mikio (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Method for producing fine convex pattern structure and fine convex pattern production system
Patent Number: 9,067,356

Inventors: Naganuma; Takefumi (Yokosuka, JP), Kurakake; Shoji (Yokohama, JP), Fujii; Kunihiro (Yokosuka, JP), Fukazawa; Yusuke (Yokosuka, JP)
Title: Information providing system and information providing method
Patent Number: 7,970,383

Inventors: Nagao; Satoshi (Gotenba, JP), Imoto; Rui (Susono, JP), Sato; Daichi (Susono, JP), Inatomi; Yusaku (Gotenba, JP)
Title: Exhaust gas purifying catalyst and method for producing same
Patent Number: 9,067,193

Inventors: Nagasaka; Satoshi (Hamamatsu, JP)
Title: High-voltage battery unit mounting structure for vehicle
Patent Number: 7,967,093

Inventors: Nagasako; Shuuya (Kanagawai, JP), Tamura; Masahiro (Kanagawa, JP), Suzuki; Nobuyoshi (Tokyo, JP), Maeda; Hiroshi (Aichi, JP), Nomura; Tomoichi (Aichi, JP), Kobayashi; Kazuhiro (Kanagawa, JP), Furuhashi; Tomohiro (Kanagawa, JP), Hidaka; Makoto (Tokyo, JP), Hattori; Hitoshi (Tokyo, JP), Ichihashi; Ichiro (Aichi, JP), Tokita; Junichi (Kanagawa, JP), Kunieda; Akira (Tokyo, JP), Kikkawa; Naohiro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Sheet conveying device, sheet processing apparatus, and image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 7,967,284

Inventors: Nagasoe; Yasuyuki (Odawara, JP), Kawamura; Shunji (Yokohama, JP), Homma; Hisao (Odawara, JP)
Title: Data processing system and method
Patent Number: 7,243,189

Inventors: Nagatani; Kazuo (Kawasaki, JP), Hamada; Hajime (Kawasaki, JP), Ishikawa; Hiroyoshi (Kawasaki, JP), Fudaba; Nobukazu (Kawasaki, JP), Utsunomiya; Yuichi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Peak power reduction method
Patent Number: 7,969,205

Inventors: Nagpal; Rahul (Faridabad, IN), Kirovski; Darko (Kirkland, WA), Zorn; Benjamin G. (Woodinville, WA)
Title: Tolerating and detecting asymmetric races
Patent Number: 7,971,248

Inventors: Nair; Balakrishnan V (Singapore, SG), Kilgour; Gerald A (Kokomo, IN)
Title: Discrete circuit for driving field effect transistors
Patent Number: 7,242,560

Inventors: Nair; Mark (Amarillo, TX)
Title: System, method and apparatus for controlling the dissemination of digital works
Patent Number: 9,069,935

Inventors: Nair; Remesh Seth (Batu Feringgi, MY), Alexis; Alan Previn Terres (Bayan Lepas, MY)
Title: Preboot execution bootloading
Patent Number: 7,243,224

Inventors: Nakagawa; Akira (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus and image processing method
Patent Number: 9,071,836

Inventors: Nakagawa; Kenichiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus and image processing method with speech registration
Patent Number: 7,970,617

Inventors: Nakajima; Hirofumi (Tokyo, JP), Machida; Haruhiko (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Injectable formulation of antibiotic and solution for intravenous administration thereof
Patent Number: 7,968,588

Inventors: Nakajima; Mutsumi (Nara, JP), Shiraki; Ichirou (Nara, JP), Kasugai; Hideo (Nara, JP), Tatsumi; Hironobu (Osaka, JP), Katsuse; Hirofumi (Mie, JP), Sasaki; Osamu (Nara, JP), Inoue; Masayuki (Mie, JP)
Title: Active matrix substrate, display apparatus, and method for producing the same
Patent Number: 7,242,442

Inventors: Nakama; Satoshi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Communication system and control method thereof
Patent Number: 7,970,163

Inventors: Nakamura; Kenji (Ibaraki, JP), Suzuki; Yuichiro (Ibaraki, JP), Kumada; Katsumi (Ibaraki, JP), Takeya; Shoji (Ibaraki, JP), Hiraoka; Chikara (Ibaraki, JP)
Title: Developing device and image forming apparatus using the same
Patent Number: 7,970,311

Inventors: Nakamura; Makoto (Zushi, JP)
Title: Variable valve actuating apparatus for internal combustion engine, and controller for variable valve actuating apparatus
Patent Number: 9,068,483

Inventors: Nakamura; Tetsuya (Ibaraki, JP)
Title: Remote control system and presetting method for remote commander
Patent Number: 7,969,279

Inventors: Nakamura; Yoshiki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image transform apparatus and image transform program
Patent Number: 7,970,236

Inventors: Nakano; Jun (Tokyo, JP), Akiyama; Yuji (Tokyo, JP), Masuhara; Shin (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Stamper for optical disc, method for manufacturing optical disc, and optical disc
Patent Number: 7,968,017

Inventors: Nakano; Takahiro (Lexington, MA)
Title: Passing hint of page allocation of thin provisioning with multiple virtual volumes fit to parallel data access
Patent Number: 9,069,471

Inventors: Nakano; Takahiro (Yokohama, JP), Miyata; Kenichi (Kawasaki, JP), Horiuchi; Takashi (Yokohama, JP), Matsunami; Naoto (Hayama, JP), Hara; Junichi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Virtual file servers with storage device
Patent Number: 7,970,917

Inventors: Nakao; Hiroshi (Yamato, JP)
Title: Power supply switching apparatus
Patent Number: 9,069,537

Inventors: Nakashima; Hiroshi (Hachioji, JP), Suzuki; Eiji (Kunitachi, JP), Kubota; Michiaki (Ichinomiya, JP), Kozuma; Yuichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Superconductivity utilizing support mechanism, and permanent magnet utilizing support mechanism
Patent Number: 7,969,054

Inventors: Nakaya; Shogo (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Systems and methods for sensor spatial distribution mapping using assigned sensor regions
Patent Number: 9,071,889

Inventors: Nalawadi; Rajeev K. (Folsom, CA), Ramadoss; Murali (Folsom, CA)
Title: GUID, PnPID, isochronous bandwidth based mechanism for achieving memory controller thermal throttling
Patent Number: 7,243,041

Inventors: Nanayakkara; Lakdas (Boca Raton, FL), Nanayakkara; Pravin (Boca Raton, FL)
Title: Surfboard with safety mechanism
Patent Number: 9,067,652

Inventors: Naniwa; Irizo (Fujisawa, JP), Kato; Yukio (Sagamihara, JP)
Title: Thermally assisted magnetic recording head having movable mirror for optical switching
Patent Number: 7,969,826

Inventors: Narimatsu; Hisashi (Higashiyamato, JP), Isshiki; Soichiro (Nakano-ku, JP), Togayachi; Akira (Higashikurume, JP), Sasaki; Katsutoshi (Machida, JP)
Title: Polypeptide
Patent Number: 7,241,605

Inventors: Natti; Reijo (Littoinen, FI), Pulkkinen; Janne (Raisio, FI)
Title: Attaching device, attaching arrangement and method for attaching an object to be worked to a working base
Patent Number: 9,067,290

Inventors: Neff; Rupert Theodore (Goose Creek, SC)
Title: Random non-cyclical binary code generator
Patent Number: 9,071,341

Inventors: Nekoogar; Faranak (San Ramon, CA), Dowla; Farid U. (Castro Valley, CA), Spiridon; Alex (Palo Alto, CA), Haugen; Peter C. (Livermore, CA), Benzel; Dave M. (Livermore, CA)
Title: UWB channel estimation using new generating TR transceivers
Patent Number: 7,970,047

Inventors: Nelson; Craig R. (Melbourne, FL), Wensley; C. Glen (Lakeland, FL), Guindy; Wade W. (Lakeland, FL)
Title: Lithium inks and electrodes and batteries made therefrom
Patent Number: 7,968,233

Inventors: Nerot; Dorothee (Orleans, FR), Reignoux; Yves (Clery Saint-Andre, FR)
Title: Method of manufacturing a data carrier
Patent Number: 7,242,079

Inventors: Neumeister; Lawrence Dwayne (Sherwood Park, CA)
Title: Enhancing combustion with variable composition process gas
Patent Number: 7,241,134

Inventors: Nguyen; Nam Duc (San Jose, CA)
Title: Dual data rate flip-flop
Patent Number: 7,242,235

Inventors: Niazi; Sarfaraz K. (Deerfield, IL)
Title: Interconnected bioreactors
Patent Number: 9,068,215

Inventors: Nicholls; Clive (Buckinghamshire, GB), Wozencroft; Robert Michael (Surrey, GB)
Title: Lancing devices
Patent Number: 9,066,699

Inventors: Nieuwenhuizen; Willem Ferdinand (Bunnik, NL)
Title: Use of sphingolipids for reducing high plasma cholesterol and high triacylglycerol levels
Patent Number: 7,968,529

Inventors: Nii; Koji (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor memory device highly integrated in direction of columns
Patent Number: 7,969,811

Inventors: Niimi; Manabu (Gunma, JP), Kanatani; Kazushi (Gunma, JP), Adachi; Masakazu (Gunma, JP)
Title: High density lipoprotein-reactive peptides
Patent Number: 7,241,861

Inventors: Niizeki; Tomoyasu (Inazawa, JP)
Title: Boring device and multi-needle embroidery sewing machine equipped with the same
Patent Number: 7,966,955

Inventors: Nilo; Patricio (Pembroke Pines, FL), Hollander; Bruce L. (Boca Raton, FL)
Title: Method of bone expansion and compression for receiving a dental implant using threaded expanders
Patent Number: 7,241,144

Inventors: Nishibayashi; Yasuyuki (Kanagawa, JP), Teramoto; Keiichi (Tokyo, JP), Ise; Kotaro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Charge/discharge determination apparatus, charge/discharge determination method and charge/discharge determination program
Patent Number: 9,071,082

Inventors: Nishida; Tomonori (Tokyo-to, JP), Nishiyama; Masashi (Tokyo-to, JP), Tezuka; Masato (Tokyo-to, JP), Sato; Atsushi (Aichi, JP), Kato; Yukihiro (Aichi, JP)
Title: Inkjet ink composition for color filter, production method for color filter, and color filter
Patent Number: 7,968,622

Inventors: Nishikawa; Tomomasa (Hitachinaka, JP), Hirasawa; Fumikazu (Hitachinaka, JP)
Title: Engine operated machine
Patent Number: 9,068,504

Inventors: Nishimoto; Hiroshi (Kawasaki, JP), Kuwahara; Hiroshi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Optical modulator and optical modulation control method
Patent Number: 9,069,224

Inventors: Nishimoto; Junichi (Kawasaki, JP), Nakazawa; Takuichiro (Higashimurayama, JP), Yamada; Koji (Machida, JP), Hattori; Toshihiro (Kodaira, JP)
Title: Data processing system and data processor
Patent Number: 9,069,911

Inventors: Nishiyama; Hidetoshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Method and apparatus for simultaneous SEM and optical examination
Patent Number: 7,968,843

Inventors: Nixon; Mark J. (Round Rock, TX), Hammack; Stephen G. (Austin, TX), Campney; Bruce (Pflugerville, TX), Beoughter; Ken J. (Round Rock, TX), Lucas; J. Michael (Leicester, GB), Gilbert; Stephen (Austin, TX)
Title: Graphic display configuration framework for unified process control system interface
Patent Number: 7,971,151

Inventors: Nobili; Fabrizio (San Vittore, CH)
Title: Mixer group for bathroom or kitchen
Patent Number: 9,068,659

Inventors: Noguchi; Tomonori (Ibaraki, JP), Sugawara; Hideo (Ibaraki, JP), Nashiki; Tomotake (Ibaraki, JP), Yoshitake; Hidetoshi (Ibaraki, JP)
Title: Transparent conductive laminated body
Patent Number: 7,968,185

Inventors: Nojiri; Makoto (Fukui, JP), Tomita; Koichi (Fukui, JP)
Title: Dissimilar metal joint product and joining method therefor
Patent Number: 7,967,182

Inventors: Nolan; William H. (Lakewood, CO), Katsaros; Stephen B. (Denver, CO)
Title: Ventilation system for goggles
Patent Number: 9,066,791

Inventors: Nomura; Takeshi (Kanagawa, JP), Koyama; Takeshi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Pneumatic tire
Patent Number: 7,240,708

Inventors: Nonaka; Naomichi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Network system of recovering routing information
Patent Number: 7,969,865

Inventors: Norimatsu; Takeshi (Kobe, JP), Miyasaka; Shuji (Neyagawa, JP), Nakatoh; Yoshihisa (Katano, JP), Tsushima; Mineo (Katano, JP), Ishikawa; Tomokazu (Toyonaka, JP)
Title: Multistage inverse quantization having a plurality of frequency bands
Patent Number: 7,243,061

Inventors: North; Christopher C. (Woodland Park, CO), Stewart; Jeffrey A. (Woodland Park, CO)
Title: Position sensors and methods
Patent Number: 9,068,815

Inventors: Novack; Candice DeLeo (Suffern, NY), Bansal; Amitabh (Hoboken, NJ)
Title: Self emulsified compositions
Patent Number: 9,066,862

Inventors: Nozulak; Joachim (Heitersheim, DE), Oser; Dieter (Laufen, CH)
Title: 4-tolyl-ethynyl-octahydro-indole-1-ester derivatives
Patent Number: 9,067,881

Inventors: Numaguchi; Kazuya (Tokyo, JP), Hisada; Hiroyuki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Axial gap type generator
Patent Number: 9,071,088

Inventors: Nun; Edwin (Billerbeck, DE), Hennige; Volker (Duelmen, DE), Paulmann; Uwe (Luedinghusen, DE), Armoneit; Hannelore (Recklinghausen, DE), Banken; Sigrid (Dorsten, DE), Wilkes; Marie-Theres (Dorsten, DE), Kern; Norbert (Haltern, DE), Herkt-Bruns; Christian (Muenster, DE), Schrief; Thomas (Haltern am See, DE), Berendes; Eckart (Marl, DE)
Title: Method for sealing natural stones
Patent Number: 7,968,202

Inventors: Nunomaki; Takashi (Tokyo, JP), Ebato; Satoshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Electronic apparatus with remaining battery power indicating function
Patent Number: 7,969,118

Inventors: O'Brien; Michael Joseph (Clifton Park, NY), Rajaraman; Suresh K. (Troy, NY)
Title: Cosmetic compositions comprising silicone gels
Patent Number: 7,241,835

Inventors: O'Farrell; Stephen Richard (Balmain, AU), Waszczuk; Jan (Balmain, AU), Bernardi; David (Balmain, AU), Oste; Toby Desmond (Balmain, AU), Janos; Mark (Balmain, AU), Granger; William (Balmain, AU)
Title: Adhesive application apparatus for use with an assembling machine
Patent Number: 7,967,046

Inventors: O'Shaughnessy; Kevin Michael (Galway, IE), Jager; Ivo Ruben Willem (Dublin, IE)
Title: Managing availability status in a communications network
Patent Number: 7,970,391

Inventors: O'Sullivan; Daniel Shane (Como, AU)
Title: Method for using multiple processing resources which share multiple co-processor resources
Patent Number: 7,971,030

Inventors: Oberboersch; Stefan (Aachen, DE), Sundermann; Bernd (Aachen, DE), Sundermann; Corinna (Aachen, DE), Bijsterveld; Edward (CB Nijmegen, NL), Hennies; Hagen-Heinrich (Simmerath, DE)
Title: 1,3-disubstituted 4-methyl-1H-pyrrole-2-carboxamides and their use in medicaments
Patent Number: 7,968,591

Inventors: Obika; Akira (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Optical communication module and method for making the same
Patent Number: 9,069,145

Inventors: Ocvirk; Gregor (Mannheim, DE), Rinne; Helmut (Hamburg, DE), Staib; Arnulf (Heppenheim, DE)
Title: Sensor system as well as an arrangement and method for monitoring a constituent and in particular glucose in body tissue
Patent Number: 7,967,752

Inventors: Oda; Naoki (Tokyo, JP), Ogawa; Yuichi (Kyoto, JP), Hosako; Iwao (Toyko, JP), Sekine; Norihiko (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Reflective imaging device and image acquisition method
Patent Number: 9,071,776

Inventors: Oda; Yasuhiro (Kanagawa, JP), Kurishima; Kenji (Kanagawa, JP), Yokoyama; Haruki (Kanagawa, JP), Kobayashi; Takashi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Heterojunction bipolar transistor
Patent Number: 7,242,038

Inventors: Odawara; Akikazu (Chiba, JP), Nakayama; Satoshi (Chiba, JP), Tanaka; Keiichi (Chiba, JP)
Title: Superconducting X-ray detection apparatus and superconducting X-ray analyzer using the apparatus
Patent Number: 7,241,997

Inventors: Odoko; Kazuhiro (Shizuoka-ken, JP), Mochizuki; Hiroki (Shizuoka-ken, JP)
Title: Wireless communication system
Patent Number: 9,070,983

Inventors: Oelschlegel; Jurgen (Nurnberg, DE), Standar; Robert (Pretzfeld, DE)
Title: Identification mechanism for a component attached to a medical device
Patent Number: 7,968,847

Inventors: Ogami; Shiro (Kariya, JP), Tanba; Toshio (Kariya, JP)
Title: Gearing and power transmission apparatus
Patent Number: 7,240,578

Inventors: Ogata; Kenneth K. (Honolulu, HI)
Title: Low amperage current and heat applicator
Patent Number: 9,067,067

Inventors: Ogawa; Daisuke (Yokosuka, JP)
Title: Transmission station, receiving station, wireless communication system, and wireless communication method
Patent Number: 9,072,111

Inventors: Ogawa; Jun (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Communication control apparatus, communication control method, recording medium storing communication control program
Patent Number: 7,969,871

Inventors: Ogawa; Shinichi (Oobu, JP), Fukushima; Akira (Kariya, JP)
Title: Sequentially joined-segment coil for rotary electrical machine
Patent Number: 7,242,124

Inventors: Ogawa; Toshio (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Logical circuit device, logical operation varying method, and logical operation system
Patent Number: 7,969,185

Inventors: Ogimoto; Yasushi (Higashiyamato, JP)
Title: Thermoelectric conversion structure and method of manufacturing same
Patent Number: 9,070,816

Inventors: Oguni; Teppei (Kanagawa, JP), Nishijima; Tatsuji (Kanagawa, JP), Miyanaga; Akiharu (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Pattern inspection method and apparatus
Patent Number: 7,970,200

Inventors: Ogura; Taku (Hyogo, JP), Mihara; Masaaki (Hyogo, JP), Kawajiri; Yoshiki (Hyogo, JP)
Title: Nonvolatile semiconductor memory using an adjustable threshold voltage transistor in a flip-flop
Patent Number: 7,969,780

Inventors: Oh; Bum Suk (Incheon, KR), Park; Young Jin (Cheonan-si, KR), Kim; Hoon (Cheonan-si, KR)
Title: Seat track
Patent Number: 9,067,514

Inventors: Oh; Hyen-O (Seoul, KR), Lee; Chang Heon (Seoul, KR), Song; Jeongook (Seoul, KR), Jung; Yang Won (Seoul, KR), Kang; Hong Goo (Seoul, KR)
Title: Method and apparatus for processing audio signals
Patent Number: 9,070,364

Inventors: Ohara; Tetsuo (Sutton, MA)
Title: Method and apparatus for integrated optical fiber sensing with nanometer precision
Patent Number: 7,242,829

Inventors: Ohba; Akio (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Entertainment system, picture display apparatus, information processing apparatus and synchronization control method
Patent Number: 7,243,363

Inventors: Ohm; Bob (Prescott, AZ)
Title: Hanging systems
Patent Number: 9,068,688

Inventors: Ohmura; Ken (Hachioji, JP), Hirose; Naohiro (Hachioji, JP), Matsushima; Asao (Hachioji, JP), Hirano; Shiro (Hachioji, JP)
Title: Image forming method
Patent Number: 7,241,544

Inventors: Ohsawa; Kazuhito (Sagamihara, JP), Uchida; Naoto (Sagamihara, JP), Baba; Hidehiko (Sagamihara, JP), Hatori; Michio (Tokyo, JP), Ohki; Kohji (Sagamihara, JP)
Title: Skin aging-inhibiting peptide
Patent Number: 9,067,972

Inventors: Ohsawa; Takashi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Semiconductor memory device having a floating storage bulk region capable of holding/emitting excessive majority carriers
Patent Number: 7,242,608

Inventors: Ohsawa; Taku (Tokyo, JP), Matsushita; Satoshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Multi-thread executing method and parallel processing system
Patent Number: 7,243,345

Inventors: Ohta; Kunihiro (Wako, JP), Seo; Hidetaka (Tokyo, JP), Hirota; Kouji (Tokyo, JP), Shibata; Takehiko (Saitama, JP)
Title: Method of inducing genome reorganization via intracellular activation of thermostable multifrequency DNA-cleaving enzyme
Patent Number: 7,968,339

Inventors: Oka; Hiroshi (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Method for manufacturing semiconductor device with plural semiconductor chips
Patent Number: 7,242,100

Inventors: Okada; Naobumi (Asaka, JP)
Title: Microdissection apparatus and method
Patent Number: 7,968,819

Inventors: Okada; Yoshiyuki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Broadcast video image recording apparatus
Patent Number: 7,242,849

Inventors: Okamoto; Atsushi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Brush device and motor with brush
Patent Number: 7,242,127

Inventors: Okazaki; Miho (Osaka, JP)
Title: Semiconductor apparatus with improved ESD withstanding voltage
Patent Number: 7,242,062

Inventors: Okuno; Shiho (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Ohsawa; Yuichi (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Haneda; Shigeru (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Kamiguchi; Yuzo (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Kishi; Tatsuya (Kanagawa-ken, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing a magnetoresistance effect element
Patent Number: 7,240,419

Inventors: Okuno; Yuusuke (Toyokawa, JP), Kato; Tomohiro (Okazaki, JP), Kitada; Tomo (Toyokawa, JP), Hayase; Toru (Toyokawa, JP)
Title: Development apparatus, image forming apparatus and image forming method for consuming degraded toner
Patent Number: 7,970,305

Inventors: Okuyama; Okushi (Tokyo, JP), Hosoya; Yukio (Tokyo, JP), Uchino; Satoshi (Tokyo, JP), Konno; Hiroyuki (Tokyo, JP), Shibata; Kouji (Tokyo, JP), Kouyama; Mikio (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Display particles for image display apparatus and image display apparatus loaded with the same
Patent Number: 7,969,643

Inventors: Olguin; Grant (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Tangle free tip top for fishing
Patent Number: 9,066,506

Inventors: Oliver; David S. (Longmont, CO), Briggs; Willard S. (Boulder, CO)
Title: Floating point unit with variable speed execution pipeline and method of operation
Patent Number: 7,243,217

Inventors: Oner; Koray (Sunnyvale, CA), Moll; Laurent (Saratoga, CA)
Title: Fragment storage for data alignment and merger
Patent Number: 7,243,172

Inventors: Ono; Kazuo (Ichihara, JP), Amanokura; Natsuki (Ichihara, JP), Matsumoto; Hitoshi (Ichihara, JP), Nakayama; Emi (Ichihara, JP)
Title: Composition for formation of cured epoxy resin, and cured products thereof
Patent Number: 9,068,074

Inventors: Onodera; Mitsuru (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device with self-test circuits and test method thereof
Patent Number: 7,243,283

Inventors: Onoe; Shinsuke (Fujisawa, JP)
Title: Optical disc apparatus
Patent Number: 7,969,833

Inventors: Opolka; Rainer (Solingen, DE)
Title: Reflector lamp
Patent Number: 7,241,033

Inventors: Orban, III; Joseph P. (Norwalk, CT)
Title: Method and apparatus for anastomosis
Patent Number: 9,066,718

Inventors: Ore; Jeremy (Santee, CA)
Title: Motorcycle suspension method and apparatus
Patent Number: 7,967,097

Inventors: Osano; Tomoyuki (Yokosuka, JP), Uchida; Yoshitaka (Yokosuka, JP), Ishikawa; Norihiro (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Ad hoc network, node, routing control method and routing control program
Patent Number: 7,970,933

Inventors: Oshima; Noboru (Tokyo, JP), Kaizu; Michitaka (Tokyo, JP), Ebata; Satoshi (Tokyo, JP), Imamura; Takashi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Process for producing cycloolefin addition polymer
Patent Number: 7,241,847

Inventors: Oshimi; Haruyoshi (Osaka, JP), Yakura; Chiemi (Kadoma, JP), Tamai; Naoyuki (Amagasaki, JP)
Title: Mobile communication terminal connectable to wireless LAN, communication control method performed in mobile communication terminal, and communication control program recorded on computer readable recording medium
Patent Number: 7,970,413

Inventors: Osorio; Reynaldo A (Daly City, CA), Follmer; Marialulu (Santa Clara, CA), Layne; Richard W (Palo Alto, CA), Boucher; Ryan P (San Francisco, CA), Talmadge; Karen D (Palo Alto, CA), Basista; Joseph J (Mountain View, CA), Reiley; Mark A (Piedmont, CA), Scholten; Arie (Fremont, CA), Scribner; Robert M (Los Altos, CA)
Title: Methods and devices for treating fractured and/or diseased bone using an expandable structure that remains within the bone
Patent Number: 7,967,827

Inventors: Outen; Barry (Hillsboro, OR), Yee; Justin (Portland, OR), Ziegler; Maik (Tiefenbronn, DE)
Title: Cross member for a frame of a vehicle as well as frame for a vehicle
Patent Number: 9,067,624

Inventors: Ouyang; Pei (San Jose, CA)
Title: Race condition detection and expression
Patent Number: 7,243,319

Inventors: Owen; Matthew James (Oviedo, FL)
Title: Arrow modification and fletching system
Patent Number: 9,068,805

Inventors: Oya; Kazuyuki (Kyoto, JP), Nose; Yoshitaka (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Document image scanning device
Patent Number: 7,242,901

Inventors: Pan; Feng (Fremont, CA)
Title: Self-adaptive multi-stage charge pump
Patent Number: 7,969,235

Inventors: Pan; Yifeng (Beijing, CN), Sun; Jun (Beijing, CN), He; Yuan (Beijing, CN), Naoi; Satoshi (Beijing, CN)
Title: Document processing apparatus, document processing method and scanner
Patent Number: 9,070,035

Inventors: Papakonstantinou; Yannis G. (La Jolla, CA), Ong; Kian Win (La Jolla, CA), Katsis; Ioannis (La Jolla, CA)
Title: Web-page-based system for designing database driven web applications
Patent Number: 7,971,148

Inventors: Paramasivam; Saravanan (South Lyon, MI), Maguire; Patrick (Ann Arbor, MI)
Title: Power supply temperature sensor and system
Patent Number: 7,967,506

Inventors: Parihar; Vijay (Fremont, CA), Bencher; Christopher Dennis (San Jose, CA), Kanuri; Rajesh (Santa Clara, CA), Menezes; Marlon E. (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Low temperature process for depositing a high extinction coefficient non-peeling optical absorber for a scanning laser surface anneal of implanted dopants
Patent Number: 7,968,473

Inventors: Park; Chan Ho (Chonan-si, KR)
Title: Handler for testing semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,242,207

Inventors: Park; Gi Won (Anyang-si, KR), Kim; Yong Ho (Anyang-si, KR), Ryu; Ki Seon (Anyang-si, KR)
Title: Method and mobile device for transmitting and receiving paging messages
Patent Number: 9,071,930

Inventors: Park; Jae-Hyun (Yongin-si, KR), Lee; Jong-Hwan (Anyang-si, KR), Choi; Jae-Ho (Seoul, KR)
Title: Method of driving display panel that prevents TFT characteristic degradation and display apparatus for performing the same
Patent Number: 9,070,343

Inventors: Park; Jin Woo (Seoul, KR), Kwon; Gi Jin (Seoul, KR), Lee; Yoon Kwan (Seoul, KR), Son; Kwon Hue (Seoul, KR)
Title: Plasma display panel with contrast-improving composition in the barrier layer
Patent Number: 7,969,093

Inventors: Park; Jun-Won (Anyang, KR)
Title: Battery and battery locking unit of mobile terminal
Patent Number: 7,970,441

Inventors: Park; Jung Chul (Pleasanton, CA)
Title: Method for performing pattern decomposition based on feature pitch
Patent Number: 7,970,198

Inventors: Park; Ki Yeon (Hwaseong-si, KR), Yoon; Seong Ho (Yongin-si, KR), Hong; Eun Seok (Suwon-si, KR)
Title: Multi-layered electromagnetic wave absorber and manufacturing method thereof
Patent Number: 9,070,981

Inventors: Park; Kyung-ho (Asan-si, KR), Kim; Woongkwon (Cheonan-si, KR), Park; Dong-Won (Hwaseong-si, KR), Bae; JaeSung (Suwon-si, KR), You; Bonghyun (Yongin-si, KR), Kim; Jaewon (Asan-si, KR), Park; HyungJun (Seongnam-si, KR), Shin; Dong Hee (Seoul, KR), Ahn; Si Hyun (Cheonan-si, KR)
Title: Display apparatus
Patent Number: 9,069,402

Inventors: Park; Moon Hwan (Seoul, KR)
Title: Nursing cushion
Patent Number: 9,066,608

Inventors: Park; Sangbeom (Tracy, CA)
Title: Adjustable lock-in circuit for phase-locked loops
Patent Number: 7,242,254

Inventors: Park; Seok Kyu (Changwon-si, KR), Go; Seog Ho (Chagwon-si, KR), Chung; Bo Sun (Pusan, KR), Kim; Young Soo (Changwon-si, KR), Yang; Young Man (Changwon-si, KR), Choi; Gyoo Cheol (Changwon-si, KR)
Title: Washing machine and the control method of the same
Patent Number: 7,971,301

Inventors: Park; Soung Hwi (Anyang-si, KR)
Title: Driving circuit for a light emitting diode lighting apparatus
Patent Number: 9,072,141

Inventors: Park; Soung Hwi (Anyang-si, KR)
Title: Light-emitting diode driving circuit for lighting
Patent Number: 9,072,145

Inventors: Park; Sung Bong (Seoul, KR), Shin; Bosung (Suwon, KR)
Title: Variable valve lift apparatus
Patent Number: 7,966,981

Inventors: Park; Young-Hwan (CheongJu, KR)
Title: Connecting package for refrigerator compressor
Patent Number: 7,240,508

Inventors: Parker; Anthony A. (Mantua, NJ), Marcinko; Joseph J. (Mantua, NJ), Adamsky; Franklin A. (Decatur, AL), Hartong; Bradley H. (Decatur, AL), Enomoto; Takashi (Osaka, JP)
Title: Repellent composition containing graft copolymer, graft copolymer and method of preparing graft copolymer
Patent Number: 7,968,662

Inventors: Parker; Thomas W. (Jamestown, PA)
Title: Tubular access ladder and method
Patent Number: 7,967,110

Inventors: Parra Carque; Sergio De La (Torrejon De Ardoz, ES)
Title: Sensor fusion system and method for estimating position, speed and orientation of a vehicle, in particular an aircraft
Patent Number: 7,970,500

Inventors: Parrish; Daniel (Austin, TX)
Title: Dual fuel gas valve and gas grill
Patent Number: 7,967,005

Inventors: Parthasaradhi Reddy; Bandi (Hyderabad, IN), Manohar Sharma; Vedula (Hyderabad, IN), Rathnakar Reddy; Kura (Hyderabad, IN), Madhanmohan Reddy; Musku (Hyderabad, IN), Yella Reddy; Nelli (Hyderabad, IN), VL Subrahmanyam; Lanka (Hyderabad, IN)
Title: Lupeol-type triterpene derivatives as antivirals
Patent Number: 9,067,966

Inventors: Partridge; Colin Jon (Hertfordshire, GB), Snelling; Michael George (Hertfordshire, GB), Parks; Ian Alan (Herts, GB), Allwright; Julia (London, GB)
Title: Sheet stacking tray assembly with geometric protuberances
Patent Number: 7,967,286

Inventors: Patel; Labhesh (Mountain View, CA), Shaffer; Shmuel (Palo Alto, CA), Chahrouri; Gebran (Menlo Park, CA), Sarkar; Shantanu (San Jose, CA), Moon; Bruce (Dublin, CA), Khouri; Joseph (San Jose, CA)
Title: Navigation and coordination during emergencies
Patent Number: 7,242,303

Inventors: Patil; Sharvil Pradeep (New York, NY), Tsividis; Yannis (New York, NY), Martinez Nuevo; Pablo (New York, NY)
Title: Systems and methods for derivative level-crossing sampling
Patent Number: 9,071,257

Inventors: Patrick; John L (Chagrin Falls, OH)
Title: Prefabricated solar array system
Patent Number: 9,071,191

Inventors: Patrick; Timothy (Alpharetta, GA), Knostman; Richard (Alpharetta, GA), Axelrod; Michael (Roswell, GA), Ramey; Carribeth (Suwanee, GA)
Title: System for injecting fluids in a subject
Patent Number: 9,067,015

Inventors: Patro; Debabrata (Pune, IN)
Title: System, method, and computer program for rating network transmissions based on user requested data
Patent Number: 9,071,519

Inventors: Patterson; Catherine M. (Sylvan Lake, MI)
Title: Method and apparatus for minimizing sew selvedge
Patent Number: 7,240,629

Inventors: Paul; Bipul C. (Fishkill, NY), Mann; Randy W. (Milton, NY), Mittal; Anurag (Wappingers Falls, NY)
Title: Modeling memory cell skew sensitivity
Patent Number: 9,069,922

Inventors: Paul; Isaac (Brunswick, AU), Xinhua; Wang (Glen Waverley, AU)
Title: Measuring signal quality
Patent Number: 7,969,939

Inventors: Paul; Santanu (Cambridge, MA), Zakon; Gary (Lexington, MA)
Title: Adaptive content platform and method of using same
Patent Number: 7,971,144

Inventors: Pavlovich; Julia (Cambridge, MA), Roshi; Aleksander (Medford, MA), Naidu; Ram (Newton, MA), Simanovsky; Sergey (Brookline, MA), Ying; Zhengrong (Belmont, MA)
Title: Method of and system for low cost implementation of dual energy CT imaging
Patent Number: 7,970,096

Inventors: Pax; George E. (Boise, ID), Greeff; Roy E. (Boise, ID)
Title: Memory module and method having improved signal routing topology
Patent Number: 7,242,213

Inventors: Payne; Michael (Charlottesville, VA), Carmagnola, Jr.; Michael (Crozet, VA), Creasy; Byron Scott (Charlottesville, VA)
Title: Portable self-contained bed-on-demand system
Patent Number: 7,971,289

Inventors: Pechanek; Gerald George (Cary, NC), Stojancic; Mihailo M. (Berkeley, CA)
Title: Methods and apparatus for attaching application specific functions within an array processor
Patent Number: 7,971,036

Inventors: Peck; Robert William (Cedar Rapids, IA), Loughren; Mark William (Cedar Rapids, IA)
Title: Adjustable garage door jamb trim
Patent Number: 9,068,391

Inventors: Peinado; Marcus (Bellevue, WA), Benaloh; Josh (Redmond, WA)
Title: Secure communication with a keyboard or related device
Patent Number: 7,243,237

Inventors: Pelligrini; Matthew C. (Bedminster, NJ)
Title: Cell based methods and systems for the identification of RNA regulatory sequences and compounds that modulate their functions
Patent Number: 9,068,969

Inventors: Pelly; Jason Charles (Reading, GB)
Title: Embedding data in an information signal
Patent Number: 7,971,020

Inventors: Pena; Armando (Los Angeles, CA), Spring; Leslie (Los Angeles, CA), Hjelming; Andreas (Los Angeles, CA), Hsui; Galvin (Los Angeles, CA), Hollenback; Todd (Los Angeles, CA), Hamoui; Omar (Los Angeles, CA)
Title: System and method for platform and language-independent development and delivery of page-based content
Patent Number: 7,970,944

Inventors: Peng; Chengbin (Sugar Land, TX)
Title: Diplet-based imaging of seismic data in shot or receiver records
Patent Number: 7,970,546

Inventors: Peng; James Z (Ypsilanti, MI), Abramczyk; Joseph E (Farmington Hills, MI), Ewing; Kurt L (Plymouth, MI), Pinkerton; John J (Canton, MI), Spahn; Brian Robert (Plymouth, MI)
Title: Vehicle seating system with airbag-based occupant reaction surface
Patent Number: 7,240,915

Inventors: Perreault; David J. (Brookline, MA), Neugebauer; Timothy C. (Cambridge, MA), Phinney; Joshua W. (Glen Oaks, NY)
Title: Filter having parasitic inductance cancellation
Patent Number: 7,242,269

Inventors: Perryman; Louisa J. (Rainham, GB), Hopley; Daniel Jeremy (Chislehurst, GB)
Title: Detection of faults in an injector arrangement
Patent Number: 7,966,871

Inventors: Persson; Jenny (Malmo, SE), Larsson; Rikard (Tagarp, SE), Sterner; Olov (Malmo, SE), Johansson; Martin (Limhamn, SE)
Title: Indolyl-substituted pyrazino[1,2-b]isoquinolines for cancer treatment
Patent Number: 9,066,947

Inventors: Peters; Marco (La Jolla, CA), Scott; Roderick Euan Milne (Poway, CA), Tully; Timothy P. (Solana Beach, CA)
Title: Methods of enhancing long term memory formation by inhibition of Gpr12
Patent Number: 7,968,524

Inventors: Petersen; David B. (Great Falls, VA), Spear; Gail A. (Tucson, AZ)
Title: Communication of conditions at a primary storage controller to a host
Patent Number: 9,069,712

Inventors: Peterson; Lloyd E. (New Brighton, MN)
Title: Ladder attached support bracket and paint can and roller pan holders for use therewith
Patent Number: 7,967,264

Inventors: Petranek; Diana C. (Hilton, NY), Pearson; Douglas H. (Rochester, NY), Follett; Charles E. (Rochester, NY), Perkins; Mark D. (Wayland, NY)
Title: Sealing device for fluid reservoir
Patent Number: 7,967,426

Inventors: Petzold; Wolf-Michael (Aichwald, DE), Mayer; Martin (Reutlingen, DE), Hoevemeyer; Dirk (Dettingen, DE)
Title: Mobile work machine having support booms
Patent Number: 9,068,366

Inventors: Peyser; Thomas (Menlo Park, CA), Heller; Adam (Austin, TX)
Title: Analyte monitoring device and methods of use
Patent Number: 9,066,697

Inventors: Pham; Linh (Chula Vista, CA), Calvo; Martin (Chula Vista, CA), Machovec; Dax (Chula Vista, CA)
Title: Reclosable storage bag attached to container by removable retainer ring
Patent Number: 7,967,166

Inventors: Phelps; Peter M. (Glenn Dale, MD), Gaither; Bryan W. (Clarksville, TN)
Title: Spring joint with overstrain sensor
Patent Number: 7,968,812

Inventors: Philyaw; Jeffry Jovan (Dallas, TX), Davis; Douglas L. (Dallas, TX)
Title: Optical reader and use
Patent Number: 7,240,840

Inventors: Picard; Gilles (Trois-Rivieres, CA), Schneider; Juan (Laval, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for two dimensional assembly of particles
Patent Number: 7,241,341

Inventors: Piechocki; Duane (Pleasantville, NY), Ausnit; Steven (New York, NY)
Title: Watertight closure for a reclosable package
Patent Number: 7,241,046

Inventors: Piersol; Kurt (Campbell, CA), Savitzky; Stephen (San Jose, CA)
Title: Secure stamping of multimedia document collections
Patent Number: 7,970,169

Inventors: Pietsch; Christian (Nuremberg, DE), Varanese; Nicola (Nuremberg, DE), Montojo; Juan (Nuremberg, DE), Garavaglia; Andrea Maria (Nuremberg, DE)
Title: Repeater fiber-coax units
Patent Number: 9,071,358

Inventors: Pinarbasi; Mustafa Michael (Morgan Hill, CA)
Title: Method for sensor edge control and track width definition for narrow track width devices
Patent Number: 7,241,697

Inventors: Pinarbasi; Mustafa Michael (Morgan Hill, CA)
Title: Method for sensor edge and mask height control for narrow track width devices
Patent Number: 7,241,698

Inventors: Piraka; Hadi A. (Northville, MI)
Title: Surgical device for excising cervical or other tissue
Patent Number: 9,066,715

Inventors: Pitrolffy; Thomas B. (Lowell, MA), Kelley; Charles H. (Peabody, MA)
Title: Mixing pump
Patent Number: 7,967,501

Inventors: Plante; Jean-Sebastien (Sherbrooke, CA), Miron; Genevieve (Longueuil, CA), Proulx; Sylvain (Sherbrooke, CA), Chouinard; Patrick (Sherbrooke, CA), Girard; Alexandre (Sherbrooke, CA), Lucking Bigue; Jean-Philippe (Orford, CA)
Title: Device for orienting an object according to a given spatial orientation
Patent Number: 9,068,576

Inventors: Plassiard; Alain (La Murette, FR), De Bast; Jean-Francois (Montferrat, FR)
Title: Bicycle pedal and fastening shoe assembly and pedal and cleat for same
Patent Number: 7,240,587

Inventors: Plaut; David J. (Minneapolis, MN), Tsuji; Sean M. (Tokyo, JP), Ong; Chin Teong (Singapore, SG), Lee; Siang Kwang (Singapore, SG)
Title: Low temperature curable epoxy tape and method of making same
Patent Number: 9,067,395

Inventors: Plotts; Kurt Augustus (Oviedo, FL), Davis; Fredrick Michael (Orlando, FL), Peronto; Christina Leanne (Oviedo, FL)
Title: Engine component life monitoring system and method for determining remaining useful component life
Patent Number: 7,243,042

Inventors: Poeling; David L. (St. Charles, MO), Debus; Jeffrey E. (Ballwin, MO)
Title: Modular decorating machine for conical products
Patent Number: 9,067,701

Inventors: Pompey; Pascal (Mulhuddart, IE), Verscheure; Olivier (Mulhuddart, IE), Wurst; Michael (Boeblingen, DE)
Title: Accelerating time series data base queries using dictionary based representations
Patent Number: 9,069,824

Inventors: Poniatowski; John E. (Annandale, VA), Walkinshaw; John W. (Westford, MA)
Title: Variable inductor
Patent Number: 7,242,275

Inventors: Ponziani; Robert L. (West Chester, OH), Earwood; Roy (Lebanon, OH)
Title: Integral spark detector in fitting which supports igniter in gas turbine engine
Patent Number: 7,242,195

Inventors: Posamentier; Joshua (Oakland, CA)
Title: Component identification system and method thereof
Patent Number: 7,970,509

Inventors: Potts; Tom (Laguna Niguel, CA), Uy; Anthony (Torrance, CA), Holmes; Frederic (Lakewood, CA), Halterman; Matt (Corona, CA), Swirt; Mark (Sunland, CA), Peach; Laurie (Laguna Hills, CA), Thorn; Denise (Fullerton, CA), Strong; Charlene (Long Beach, CA)
Title: Enhanced trade compliance system: country of origin certifications
Patent Number: 7,970,731

Inventors: Poullain; Didier (St Avertin, FR), Pasquinet; Eric (St Avertin, FR), Hairault; Lionel (Blere, FR)
Title: Chemical sensors comprising aniline polysiloxanes as sensitive materials and use thereof for detecting of assaying nitro compounds
Patent Number: 7,968,343

Inventors: Powell; Mark D. (Coconut Grove, FL), Reinhold; Timothy A. (Tampa, FL)
Title: Predicting tropical cyclone destructive potential by integrated kinetic energy according to the Powell/Reinhold scale
Patent Number: 7,970,543

Inventors: Powell; Michael S. (Moravian Falls, NC)
Title: Radial arm saw safety top
Patent Number: 9,067,336

Inventors: Powell; Michael S. (Vero Beach, FL)
Title: Radial arm saw safety top
Patent Number: 9,067,291

Inventors: Poyno ; Raymond (Oceanside, CA)
Title: Golf club with two piece hosel
Patent Number: 7,241,229

Inventors: Proctor; Robert D. (Hudson, WI)
Title: Flagpole system providing half-mast display mode
Patent Number: 9,070,309

Inventors: Protic; Davor (Julich, DE), Krings; Thomas (Linnich, DE), Schleichert; Ralf (Kerpen, DE)
Title: Dual-sided microstructured, position-sensitive detector
Patent Number: 7,242,006

Inventors: Pun; Suzie Hwang (Torrance, CA), Gonzalez; Hector (San Francisco, CA), Davis; Mark E. (Pasadena, CA), Bellocq; Nathalie C. (Altadena, CA), Cheng; Jianjun (Arcadia, CA)
Title: Complexing agents for compositions containing inclusion complexes
Patent Number: 7,968,123

Inventors: Pursifull; Ross Dykstra (Dearborn, MI)
Title: Vacuum supply system
Patent Number: 7,966,996

Inventors: Purtle; Ian (Plymouth, MN), Zullo; Luca (Excelsior, MN)
Title: Processes and systems for dry-milled corn ethanol and corn oil production with improved carbon footprint
Patent Number: 9,068,205

Inventors: Puschner; Frank (Kelheim, DE), Proske; Reinhard (Wackersdorf, DE), Stampka; Peter (Burglenfenfeld, DE), Muller-Hipper; Andreas (Regensburg, DE)
Title: Chip card
Patent Number: 7,240,847

Inventors: Putnam; Richard Carle (Searcy, AR)
Title: Drug disposal and verification device
Patent Number: 7,968,062

Inventors: Puttaraju; Madaiah (Germantown, MD), Otto; Edward (Reston, VA), Garcia-Blanco; Mariano A. (Durham, NC), McGarrity; Gerard J. (Gaithersburg, MD), Temple; Gary F. (Washington Grove, MD)
Title: Expression of apoAI and variants thereof using spliceosome mediated RNA trans-splicing
Patent Number: 7,968,334

Inventors: Puzas; J. Edward (Pittsford, NY)
Title: Compositions and methods involved in bone growth
Patent Number: 7,241,732

Inventors: Py; Daniel (Stamford, CT)
Title: Device with needle penetrable and laser resealable portion and related method
Patent Number: 7,967,034

Inventors: Qin; Wangguo (Fremont, CA), McGaughy; Bruce W. (Fremont, CA), Kong; Jun (San Jose, CA), Yu; Qingjian (Nanjing, CN)
Title: System and method for reducing the size of RC circuits
Patent Number: 7,243,313

Inventors: Qiu; Weigen (Calgary, CA), Williams; Roland E. (Martinez, CA), Templeton-Steadman; William J. (Hemel Hempstead, GB)
Title: Inquiry-oriented user input apparatus and method
Patent Number: 9,069,822

Inventors: Quentin-Millet; Marie-Jose (Lyons, FR)
Title: Dengue chimeric viruses
Patent Number: 7,968,102

Inventors: Quinn; James G. (Arnold, MD), Feazell; E. Danny (Huddleston, VA), Feazell; Gary N. (Moneta, VA)
Title: Systems and methods for constructing temporary, re-locatable structures
Patent Number: 9,068,372

Inventors: Radecker; Matthias (Duisburg, DE), Bisogno; Fabio (Sankt Augustin, DE), Herfurth; Michael (Gilching, DE)
Title: Control circuit for a switch unit of a clocked power supply circuit, and resonance converter
Patent Number: 7,969,754

Inventors: Radhakrishnan; Gouri (Rancho Palos Verdes, CA)
Title: Method for producing carbon surface films by plasma exposure of a carbide compound
Patent Number: 7,241,475

Inventors: Radhakrishnan; Ravi Alagappan (Chennai, IN), Chandrasekar; Karthick Raja (Chennai, IN)
Title: Systems and methods for implementing ad hoc wireless networking
Patent Number: 9,071,517

Inventors: Raestad; Atle Eivind (Halden, NO), Winnberg; Jan-Olov (Kallered, SE), Mattsson; Andreas (Askim, SE)
Title: Method for controlling a radar antenna
Patent Number: 7,242,345

Inventors: Raffalt; Felix (Hausach, DE)
Title: Method and apparatus for material indentification by means of gravitational field analysis
Patent Number: 7,240,550

Inventors: Rahhal-Orabi; Nadia (Hillsboro, OR)
Title: Systems and methods for reducing contact to gate shorts
Patent Number: 7,968,395

Inventors: Rahman; Arifur (San Jose, CA), Trimberger; Stephen M. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for integrating capacitors in stacked integrated circuits
Patent Number: 7,968,375

Inventors: Rahman; Hosain Sadequr (San Francisco, CA), Drysdale; Richard Lee (Santa Cruz, CA), Luna; Michael Edward Smith (San Jose, CA), Fullam; Scott (Palo Alto, CA), Bogard; Travis Austin (San Francisco, CA), Robison; Jeremiah (San Francisco, CA), Utter, II; Max Everett (San Francisco, CA), Donaldson; Thomas Alan (London, GB), Martino; Raymond A. (Los Gatos, CA)
Title: Media device, application, and content management using sensory input
Patent Number: 9,069,380

Inventors: Rahman; Rezaur (Beaverton, OR)
Title: Apparatus and method for delivery of metadata on ATVEF transport B enabled platform
Patent Number: 7,243,365

Inventors: Raisch; Christoph (Boeblingen, DE), Kraemer; Marco (Boeblingen, DE), Themann; Jan-Bernd (Boeblingen, DE)
Title: Generic transport layer mechanism for firmware communication
Patent Number: 9,069,592

Inventors: Raitano; Arthur B. (Los Angeles, CA), Challita-Eid; Pia M. (Encino, CA), Faris; Mary (Los Angeles, CA), Hubert; Rene S. (Los Angeles, CA), Ge; Wangmao (Tampa, FL), Jakobovits; Aya (Beverly Hills, CA)
Title: Nucleic acid and corresponding protein entitled 193P1E1B useful in treatment and detection of cancer
Patent Number: 7,968,099

Inventors: Rajapakse; Ravi U. (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Synchronous media rendering of demuxed media components across multiple devices
Patent Number: 9,071,418

Inventors: Rakshit; Sarbajit K. (Kolkata, IN)
Title: Multimedia data delivery
Patent Number: 9,069,773

Inventors: Rakshit; Sarbajit K. (Kolkata, IN)
Title: Webpage content search method and system
Patent Number: 9,069,874

Inventors: Ramakrishnan; Bhiksha (Watertown, MA), Singh; Rita (Watertown, MA)
Title: Classifier-based non-linear projection for continuous speech segmentation
Patent Number: 7,243,063

Inventors: Rao; Raman K. (Palo Alto, CA), Rao; Sunil K. (Palo Alto, CA), Rao; Sanjay K. (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Interfacing internet protocol-based wireless devices with network box and cradle
Patent Number: 9,071,454

Inventors: Rao; Velliyur N.Mallikarjuna (Wilmington, DE), Sievert; Allen Capron (Elkton, MD)
Title: Process for the manufacture of halocarbons and selected compounds and azeotropes with HF
Patent Number: 7,241,928

Inventors: Rappaport; Theodore S. (Austin, TX), Skidmore; Roger R. (Austin, TX)
Title: Method and system for displaying network performance, cost, maintenance, and infrastructure wiring diagram
Patent Number: 7,243,054

Inventors: Rathina Balan; Thalaiappan (Bangalore, IN), Balamurugan; Chandran (Bangalore, IN)
Title: Method for determining whether a machine code instruction of a machine code program is executed in the machine code program
Patent Number: 9,069,900

Inventors: Ratmansky; Paul Phillip (Philadelphia, PA), Ratmansky; Joel David (Philadelphia, PA)
Title: Apparatus and method for displaying an object having relief
Patent Number: 7,967,464

Inventors: Ratner; Michael (Flushing, NY)
Title: Wear resistant clutch plate
Patent Number: 9,068,605

Inventors: Ratzlaff; Curtis L. (Austin, TX)
Title: Using impedance (Z) parameters to augment circuit simulation
Patent Number: 7,970,591

Inventors: Ravikumar; Sundaram (Briarcliff Manor, NY)
Title: Compression garment with heel elevation
Patent Number: 7,967,766

Inventors: Raymond; Mark A. (Littleton, CO)
Title: Clear walled containers with lenticular inserts
Patent Number: 7,242,525

Inventors: Raymond; Mark A. (Littleton, CO), Lange; Howard G. (Mount Prospect, IL), Weiss; Seth (Cherry Hills Village, CO)
Title: Photovoltaic (PV) enhancement films for enhancing optical path lengths and for trapping reflected light
Patent Number: 7,968,790

Inventors: Razi; Salahuddin (Naperville, IL), Albin; Brian D. (Chicago, IL)
Title: Robotic peening apparatus
Patent Number: 7,966,856

Inventors: Rea; Adam D. (Suquamish, WA), Consolvo; Sunny (Seattle, WA), Fishkin; Kenneth P. (Seattle, WA), Smith; Ian E. (Seattle, WA)
Title: Radio-frequency identification apparatus, systems, and methods
Patent Number: 7,242,293

Inventors: Reardon; Patrick G. (Coto de Caza, CA), Lam; Peter L. (S. Pasadena, CA), Jones; Mark W. (Long Beach, CA), Tobiano; Pablo C. (Metro Manila, PH)
Title: Audio speaker with partially spherical speaker housing and escutcheon
Patent Number: 7,970,149

Inventors: Reed; James J. (Yaxley, GB)
Title: Exhaust treatment system having a diverter valve
Patent Number: 7,966,811

Inventors: Reicher; Murray A. (Rancho Santa Fe, CA), Fram; Evan K. (Paradise Valley, AZ), Greim; Steven M. (Oceanside, CA), Lam; Howard T. (San Diego, CA)
Title: Systems and methods for retrieval of medical data
Patent Number: 7,970,625

Inventors: Reihani; Kamran (Las Cruces, NM)
Title: System and method for automated symbolic recognition including database modeling
Patent Number: 7,242,805

Inventors: Reiss; Paul (Santa Clara, CA), Ico; Cesar (San Francisco, CA), Talmadge; Karen D (Palo Alto, CA), Reiley; Mark A (Piedmont, CA), Scholten; Arie (Manteca, CA)
Title: Devices and methods using an expandable body with internal restraint for compressing cancellous bone
Patent Number: 7,241,303

Inventors: Reitzel; John S. (Brookfield, VT), Stewart; William C. (Caldwell, ID)
Title: Horizontal plate microbial support media
Patent Number: 9,068,156

Inventors: Renganarayana; Lakshminarayanan (Elmsford, NY), Srinivasan; Vijayalakshmi (New York, NY)
Title: Relaxation of synchronization for iterative convergent computations
Patent Number: 9,069,545

Inventors: Reudink; Douglas O. (Kirkland, WA)
Title: Systems and methods for coordinating the coverage and capacity of a wireless base station
Patent Number: 7,970,377

Inventors: Reynolds; Douglas F. (Austin, TX)
Title: Voice over IP method for developing interactive voice response system
Patent Number: 7,970,110

Inventors: Rhoads; Geoffrey B. (West Linn, OR)
Title: Deriving identifying data from video and audio
Patent Number: 7,970,167

Inventors: Rice; Michael Robert (Pleasanton, CA), Elliott; Martin R. (Round Rock, TX), Lowrance; Robert B. (Los Gatos, CA), Hudgens; Jeffrey C. (San Francisco, CA), Englhardt; Eric Andrew (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Substrate carrier handler that unloads substrate carriers directly from a moving conveyor
Patent Number: 7,243,003

Inventors: Richmond; Simon Nicholas (Princeton, NJ)
Title: Light device
Patent Number: 7,967,465

Inventors: Richter; Harald (75331 Engelbrand, DE)
Title: Universal joint arrangement between an apparatus holder and a support arm or a console
Patent Number: 7,241,069

Inventors: Richter; Michael (Schalksmuehle, DE), Baumunk; Bernd (Kierspe, DE)
Title: Electrical contact with wire clamp
Patent Number: 7,967,649

Inventors: Rieping; Mechthild (Bielefeld, DE)
Title: Process for the preparation of L-amino acids using strains of the enterobacteriaceae family
Patent Number: 7,241,600

Inventors: Rifkah; Eva (Montreal, CA), Amer; Aishy (St-Laurent, CA)
Title: Method for reducing image or video noise
Patent Number: 9,071,733

Inventors: Rigler; Rudolf (Gottingen, DE), Eigen; Manfred (Gottingen, DE), Henco; Karsten (Erkrath, DE), Mets; Ulo (Tallin, EE), Widengren; Jerker (Solna, SE), Stuke; Michael (Gottingen, DE), Brinkmeyer; Michael (Gottingen, DE), Simm; Wolfgang (Rosdorf, DE), Lehman; Olaf (Gottingen, DE)
Title: Method and a device for the evaluation of biopolymer fitness
Patent Number: 7,241,569

Inventors: Ringseth; Paul F. (Redmond, WA), McCrady; Donald James (Redmond, WA)
Title: Transformation of an asynchronous transactional messaging language into a web services compatible language
Patent Number: 7,971,195

Inventors: Robbe; Michel (Conflans Sainte Honorine, FR), Doucet; Stephan (Villebon S/Yvette, FR)
Title: Sigma-delta modulator including truncation and applications thereof
Patent Number: 7,969,341

Inventors: Roberts; David (Carlsbed, CA), Cerney; Donald (Escondido, CA)
Title: Apparatus for the rapid development of photosensitive printing elements
Patent Number: 7,241,124

Inventors: Robinson; Glen (San Jacinto, CA), Saldana; Marisela (San Jacinto, CA)
Title: Mattress moving aid
Patent Number: 9,067,734

Inventors: Roby; Mark S. (Killingworth, CT)
Title: Bioabsorbable adhesive compounds and compositions
Patent Number: 7,241,846

Inventors: Roe; Donald Carroll (West Chester, OH), Nigam; Pankaj (Mason, OH), Kline; Mark James (Okeana, OH), Raycheck; Jeromy Thomas (South Lebanon, OH), Bergman; Carl Louis (Loveland, OH)
Title: Disposable absorbent articles being adaptable to wearer's anatomy
Patent Number: 9,066,836

Inventors: Roeglin; Timothy (Elkhart, IN), Sunkara; Hari (Elkhart, IN)
Title: Cantilevered vehicular seat with force distributing locks
Patent Number: 9,067,517

Inventors: Rogers, IV; Augustus J. (West Linn, OR)
Title: Ink jet printhead having two dimensional shuttle architecture
Patent Number: 7,240,985

Inventors: Roggero; Frederic (Rueil-Malmaison, FR), Enchery; Guillaume (Rueil-Malmaison, FR), Ponsot-Jacquin; Catherine (Versailles, FR)
Title: Method for gradually modifying lithologic facies proportions of a geological model
Patent Number: 7,970,593

Inventors: Rojas Pimiento; Efrain (Bogota, CO)
Title: Adjustable metal formwork system for concrete structures
Patent Number: 9,068,363

Inventors: Roleder; Jon W. (San Diego, CA)
Title: Resting device assembly including a table and a trolley
Patent Number: 7,966,947

Inventors: Rolia; Jerry (Kanata, CA), Zhu; Xiaoyun (San Jose, CA), Arlitt; Martin (Calgary, CA)
Title: Computing utility policing system and method using entitlement profiles
Patent Number: 7,970,902

Inventors: Roman; Kendyl A (Sunnyvale, CA), Livacich; John (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Rangefinder having digital camera and digital display and digital rangefinder game
Patent Number: 9,068,795

Inventors: Romans; Natascha (Indianapolis, IN)
Title: Personal alarm watch
Patent Number: 9,069,333

Inventors: Romero; Patricio E. (Portland, OR)
Title: Scalable and high yield synthesis of transition metal bis-diazabutadienes
Patent Number: 9,067,958

Inventors: Romiti; Gail Marie (Sterling, VA)
Title: Detachable magnetic holder
Patent Number: 7,971,277

Inventors: Ronner; Gerhard (Hebrontshausen, DE)
Title: Torsional vibration insulator
Patent Number: 7,241,225

Inventors: Rosen; Ian K (North Muskegon, MI), Pitts; Logan D (North Muskegon, MI)
Title: Container for flowable products
Patent Number: 7,241,066

Inventors: Rosenblatt; Steven (Los Angeles, CA), Tucker; Jeffrey (Los Angeles, CA), DeAngelo; Steve (Los Angeles, CA)
Title: Methods and compositions of cannabis extracts
Patent Number: 9,066,910

Inventors: Roth; Joseph D. (Springboro, OH), Blank; Paul C. (LaCrosse, WI)
Title: Foldform label laminate
Patent Number: 7,241,357

Inventors: Roth; Peter (Ludwigsburg, DE)
Title: Method for ascertaining an ethanol content of a fuel
Patent Number: 7,966,864

Inventors: Rothman; Michael A. (Puyallup, WA), Zimmer; Vincent J. (Federal Way, WA)
Title: Storing data related to system initialization in memory while determining and storing data if an exception has taken place during initialization
Patent Number: 7,243,222

Inventors: Roussin-Bouchard; Xavier (Villard de Lans, FR), Sirac; Denis (Moirans, FR), Clary; Nancy (La Combe de Lancey, FR)
Title: Method for fabricating a connector for fuel cell system, connector and system obtained by such a method
Patent Number: 7,968,040

Inventors: Rozen; Anton (Gedera, IL), Kuzmin; Dan (Givat Shmuel, IL), Priel; Michael (Hertzelia, IL)
Title: Device and method for detecting and correcting timing errors
Patent Number: 7,971,105

Inventors: Rubin; Darryl E. (Redmond, WA), Cluts; Jonathan C. (Redmond, WA), Woolf; Susan D. (Seattle, WA), Beezer; John L. (Redmond, WA)
Title: Methods and apparatus for displaying multiple contexts in electronic documents
Patent Number: 7,243,299

Inventors: Rudolph; Bernd (Forstern, DE)
Title: Circuit arrangement and method for operation of lamps
Patent Number: 7,242,154

Inventors: Rumpler, II; Joseph John (Mountain View, CA), Fonstad, Jr.; Clifton (Arlington, MA)
Title: Highly integrable semiconductor device
Patent Number: 9,071,030

Inventors: Rutkowsky; Eric G. (Janesville, WI)
Title: Diagnostic tool for trailer lights
Patent Number: 9,069,026

Inventors: Rybtchinski; Boris (Givatayyim, IL), Krieg; Elisha M. (Rehovot, IL), Weissman; Haim (Rehovot, IL), Albeck; Shira (Rehovot, IL), Tidhar; Yaron (Rehovot, IL)
Title: Separation of nanoparticles
Patent Number: 9,067,181

Inventors: Sadaka; Mariam G. (Austin, TX), Thomas; Shawn G. (Gilbert, AZ), White; Ted R. (Austin, TX), Liu; Chun-Li (Mesa, AZ), Barr; Alexander L. (Crolles, FR), Nguyen; Bich-Yen (Austin, TX), Thean; Voon-Yew (Austin, TX)
Title: Graded semiconductor layer
Patent Number: 7,241,647

Inventors: Safari; Tigran (Fort Lee, NJ), Acharya; Soubir (Pleasantville, NY), Urano; Shinichi (River Edge, NJ)
Title: Virtual computing environments
Patent Number: 9,069,588

Inventors: Sage; Gerald Francis (Chico, CA)
Title: Bandpass component decimation and transmission of data in cable television digital return path
Patent Number: 7,971,225

Inventors: Saika; Toshihiro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image reading apparatus, image formation apparatus, image reading method, image formation method, program for causing image reading method to be executed, and program for causing image formation method to be executed
Patent Number: 7,969,622

Inventors: Saito; Koji (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Electronic device including a camera unit with an image capturing function and an operations-unit illuminating function
Patent Number: 7,969,505

Inventors: Saito; Masahiko (Osaka, JP), Miyazaki; Ryota (Osaka, JP), Tanikawa; Tadao (Osaka, JP), Amano; Katsushige (Kyoto, JP), Sugiyama; Masashi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Virtual computer system, virtual computer control method and accumulation circuit
Patent Number: 9,069,589

Inventors: Saito; Yasushi (Saito, JP)
Title: Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program
Patent Number: 7,970,227

Inventors: Saito; Yoshihiro (Hachioji, JP), Yamamoto; Akira (Yokohama, JP), Tsuyuki; Takashi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Retinal scanning image display apparatus and image display system
Patent Number: 7,967,437

Inventors: Saito; Yuika (Saitama, JP), Murakami; Takashi (Saitama, JP), Kawata; Satoshi (Saitama, JP), Inoue; Yasushi (Saitama, JP), Tsukagoshi; Kazuhito (Saitama, JP), Iyoki; Masato (Chiba, JP)
Title: Probe for near-field microscope, the method for manufacturing the probe and scanning probe microscope using the probe
Patent Number: 7,241,987

Inventors: Sakaguchi; Tomoaki (Tama, JP), Johnson; Peter A. (Colorado Springs, CO)
Title: Media cartridge autoloader
Patent Number: 7,242,549

Inventors: Sakai; Takayuki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor light emitting apparatus and its manufacturing method
Patent Number: 7,242,031

Inventors: Sakakibara; Jun (Anjo, JP), Yamaguchi; Hitoshi (Nisshin, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device including schottky barrier diode and method of manufacturing the same
Patent Number: 7,968,953

Inventors: Sakakibara; Seiji (Nagoya, JP)
Title: Parking assist method and parking assist apparatus
Patent Number: 7,969,326

Inventors: Sakano; Yasunori (Annaka, JP), Matsuda; Takashi (Annaka, JP), Koike; Noriyuki (Takasaki, JP)
Title: Method of preparing disilanol compound and method of storing disilanol compound
Patent Number: 7,968,741

Inventors: Sakitani; Nobuhiro (Moriguchi, JP), Imachi; Naoki (Moriguchi, JP), Kaizuka; Atsushi (Moriguchi, JP), Niitani; Takeshi (Ichihara, JP), Amaike; Masato (Ichihara, JP)
Title: Positive electrode for non-aqueous electrolyte battery and non-aqueous electrolyte battery
Patent Number: 7,968,229

Inventors: Sakurai; Masamitsu (Yokohama, JP), Tani; Tatsuo (Urayasu, JP), Uramoto; Hiroshi (Hadano, JP), Hatano; Hiromitsu (Tachikawa, JP)
Title: System and method for providing environmental impact information, recording medium recording the information, and computer data signal
Patent Number: 7,243,032

Inventors: Sakurai; Toshikazu (Yokkaichi, JP), Sakatani; Atsushi (Yokkaichi, JP)
Title: Joint connector and method of assembling it
Patent Number: 7,241,168

Inventors: Sakurai; Yuusuke (Osaka, JP), Kishimoto; Jotaro (Hyogo, JP), Yoshikawa; Hiroshi (Osaka, JP), Kato; Masahiko (Osaka, JP)
Title: Adhesive for injection needle, a method for bonding injection needle, a syringe front-assembly and a syringe
Patent Number: 7,967,796

Inventors: Salapura; Valentina (Yorktown Heights, NY), Wisniewski; Robert W. (Yorktown Heights, NY)
Title: Hardware enabled performance counters with support for operating system context switching
Patent Number: 9,069,891

Inventors: Sallberg; Matti (Alvsjo, SE), Hultgren; Catharina (Stockholm, SE)
Title: Vaccines containing ribavirin and methods of use thereof
Patent Number: 7,241,440

Inventors: Sallberg; Matti (Stockholm, SE)
Title: Hepatitis C virus non-structural NS3/4A fusion gene
Patent Number: 7,968,697

Inventors: Samara-Rubio; Dean (San Jose, CA), Cai; Chunli (Fremont, CA)
Title: Methods and apparatus for switching N optical input signals to M optical outputs
Patent Number: 7,242,866

Inventors: Sammut; Dennis J. (Woodside, CA)
Title: Apparatus and method for aiming point calculation
Patent Number: 9,068,794

Inventors: Samuel; Ifor David William (Fife, GB), Ferguson; James (Fife, GB)
Title: Therapeutic light-emitting device
Patent Number: 9,067,061

Inventors: Samuthirapandian; Subash (Tamilnadu, IN), A; Fazurudheen (Tamilnadu, IN), Johnson; Markus (Blue River, OR)
Title: Flight deck display systems and methods for generating in-trail procedure windows including aircraft flight path symbology
Patent Number: 9,070,283

Inventors: Sano; Tatsuya (Tokyo, JP), Shibata; Naka (Lund, SE)
Title: Portable terminal
Patent Number: 9,069,457

Inventors: Sanpei; Koichi (Kawasaki, JP), Mori; Mitsuhiro (Kawasaki, JP), Iwaishi; Akira (Kawasaki, JP), Nakamura; Shigeyoshi (Kawasaki, JP), Tateno; Katsumi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Ink-jet line printer and image forming apparatus using the same
Patent Number: 7,240,982

Inventors: Santini; Hugo Alberto Emilio (San Jose, CA)
Title: Write first design for a perpendicular thin film head
Patent Number: 7,969,683

Inventors: Sapelnikov; Uriy A. (Kolomna, RU), Kozyrev; Boris V. (Kolomna, RU), Matveev; Mikhail S. (Kolomna, RU), Chernov; Dmitry G. (Lukhovitsy, RU), Eliseev; Vladimir N. (Kolomna, RU)
Title: Sensors carrier for in-tube inspection scraper
Patent Number: 7,240,574

Inventors: Saraiya; Shashikant (Fort Collins, CO), Kitson; Anthony P. (Evans, CO), Mikell; Frederic E. (Greeley, CO), Novoselova; Larisa (Aurora, CO)
Title: Multilayer imageable element containing sulfonamido resin
Patent Number: 7,241,556

Inventors: Sarrafi-Nour; Reza (Clifton Park, NY), Luthra; Krishan Lal (Niskayuna, NY), Meschter; Peter Joel (Niskayuna, NY), Johnson; Curtis Alan (Niskayuna, NY)
Title: Articles for high temperature service and methods for their manufacture
Patent Number: 7,968,217

Inventors: Sasada; Masahiko (Kyoto, JP), Matsunaga; Hiroki (Takatsuki, JP), Inao; Masashi (Ibaraki, JP), Ando; Hiroshi (Ibaraki, JP), Kaneda; Jinsaku (Suita, JP), Maeda; Eisaku (Takatsuki, JP), Maejima; Akihiro (Takatsuki, JP)
Title: Sustain driver, sustain control system, and display device
Patent Number: 7,969,429

Inventors: Sasazawa; Yukinaga (Yamatokoriyama, JP), Matsumoto; Kazuhiko (Yamatokoriyama, JP), Tokuma; Tsutomu (Yamatokoriyama, JP)
Title: Composite lathe
Patent Number: 7,240,412

Inventors: Sato; Hiroyuki (Obu, JP), Muraki; Toshihiko (Kariya, JP)
Title: Air conditioning apparatus for vehicle
Patent Number: 7,967,063

Inventors: Sato; Kei (Numazu, JP), Shimura; Yasuhiro (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus including a power-control feature for flicker suppression
Patent Number: 7,970,309

Inventors: Sato; Makoto (Tokyo, JP), Makihira; Tomoyuki (Tokyo, JP), Iwase; Yoshihiko (Kyoto, JP), Miyata; Kazuhide (Yokohama, JP), Shinbata; Hiroyuki (Tama, JP), Tomita; Ritsuya (Kawasaki, JP), Kibe; Daisuke (Chigasaki, JP)
Title: Imaging apparatus, imaging method, and storage medium
Patent Number: 9,068,812

Inventors: Sato; Masaaki (Yamanashi-ken, JP), Takabe; Hiroshi (Yamanashi-ken, JP), Hosotani; Toshio (Yamanashi-ken, JP), Yamaguchi; Katsuyuki (Nishitokyo, JP)
Title: Timepiece dial and production method therefor
Patent Number: 7,242,641

Inventors: Sato; Masaki (Fujisawa, JP), Watanabe; Naoki (Chigasaki, JP), Isaka; Nobuo (Yokohama, JP), Ando; Shigeru (Odawara, JP), Momiyama; Yutaka (Yokohama, JP), Hayama; Kiyoshi (Fujisawa, JP), Furuya; Seiki (Fujisawa, JP), Okamoto; Osamu (Chigasaki, JP)
Title: Solid oxide fuel cell device
Patent Number: 9,070,920

Inventors: Sato; Yoshihiro (Yokohama, JP), Hato; Jun (Fujisawa, JP), Kimura; Katsuhiko (Kasumigaura, JP), Kato; Seiichi (Tsuchiura, JP), Yamaguchi; Takahiro (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Objective lens driving apparatus, optical pickup
Patent Number: 9,070,380

Inventors: Sato; Yoshikatsu (Minato-ku, JP)
Title: Machining method
Patent Number: 9,067,283

Inventors: Satoh; Masahiko (Funabashi, JP), Shinshi; Akira (Tokyo, JP), Iwaya; Naoki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus, roller, belt, and fixing unit of image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 7,242,897

Inventors: Satoh; Noriaki (Kanagawa, JP), Ohsawa; Toyomi (Kanagawa, JP), Nagano; Yumi (Kanagawa, JP), Nishiyama; Nobumasa (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Disk drive and control method thereof
Patent Number: 7,969,681

Inventors: Satoh; Taichi (Kariya, JP)
Title: Weather information display apparatus and program
Patent Number: 7,971,153

Inventors: Saunders; Paul (Worcestershire, GB), Flather; Michael (Worcestershire, GB), Narasimhan; Dave (Flemington, NJ), Bennett; William (Jackson, NJ)
Title: Cut resistant damage tolerant chemical and liquid protective glove with enhanced wet and dry grip
Patent Number: 7,971,275

Inventors: Saunders; Ross (Ottawa, CA), Lemus; Avid (Kanata, CA), Somerton; John (Kanata, CA), Duggal; Ashish (Kanata, CA)
Title: Network diagnostic tool for an optical transport network
Patent Number: 7,242,862

Inventors: Savekar; Santosh (Karnataka, IN), Subramanian; Moovaraivendren (Karnataka, IN)
Title: Buffer descriptor structures for communication between decoder and display manager
Patent Number: 7,970,262

Inventors: Sawabe; Takao (Tokyo-to, JP), Yoshimura; Ryuichiro (Tokorozawa, JP), Yoshio; Junichi (Tokorozawa, JP), Tozaki; Akihiro (Tsurugashima, JP), Moriyama; Yoshiaki (Tsurugashima, JP), Yamamoto; Kaoru (Tsurugashima, JP), Nakayama; Hisayuki (Tokyo-to, JP)
Title: Information record medium, apparatus for recording the same and apparatus for reproducing the same
Patent Number: 7,242,848

Inventors: Sawada; Hideki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Recording/reproducing system
Patent Number: 7,242,852

Inventors: Say; James (Breckenridge, CO), Tomasco; Michael F. (Morgan Hill, CA), Heller; Adam (Austin, TX), Gal; Yoram (Kibbutz Yagur, IL), Aria; Behrad (Alameda, CA), Heller; Ephraim (Wilson, WY), Plante; Phillip John (Sunnyvale, CA), Vreeke; Mark S. (Granger, IN), Colman; Fredric C. (Woodside, CA)
Title: Analyte monitoring device and methods of use
Patent Number: 9,066,694

Inventors: Schabes; Yves (Boston, MA), Roche; Emmanuel (Belmont, MA)
Title: Spelling and grammar checking system
Patent Number: 7,243,305

Inventors: Scharfe; Thomas (Alzenau, DE), Apel; Ronald (Rheinfelden, DE), Moster; Alfons (Rheinfelden, DE), Mangold; Helmut (Rodenbach, DE), Brandes; Ralph (Princeton, NJ)
Title: Pyrogenically produced aluminum-silicon mixed oxides
Patent Number: 7,241,336

Inventors: Scheer; Joerg (Hullhorst, DE), Hanning; Walter (Detmold, DE), Schmidtpott; Heike (Bad Salzuflen, DE)
Title: Electrical connector for flat cables and contact element therefor
Patent Number: 7,241,165

Inventors: Scheibenreif; Joseph (Oswego, IL), Noble; Bryan (Oswego, IL), Dallesasse; John (Geneva, IL)
Title: Flexible substrate for routing fibers in an optical transceiver
Patent Number: 7,242,824

Inventors: Schelmbauer; Werner (Steyr, AT), Holzleitner; Josef (Wels, AT)
Title: Push-pull amplifier with quiescent current adjuster
Patent Number: 9,072,044

Inventors: Schenck; Kai Sebastian (Offenburg, DE), Reik; Wolfgang (Buhl, DE), Muller; Bruno (Sasbach, DE)
Title: Compound transmission
Patent Number: 7,966,817

Inventors: Scherer; Ronald J. (Oak Park Heights, MN), LaCroix; David Matthew (Circle Pines, MN), Hogan; Michael J. (Minnetonka, MN), Bolles; Glenn C. (Edina, MN)
Title: Block splitting assembly and method
Patent Number: 7,967,001

Inventors: Schilles; Wilfried (Sontra, DE)
Title: Press molding tool and method for production of a component by press molding
Patent Number: 7,967,935

Inventors: Schleiss; Duncan (Austin, TX), Ramachandran; Ram (Austin, TX), Nixon; Mark (Round Rock, TX), Lucas; Michael (Leicester, GB)
Title: Smart process modules and objects in process plants
Patent Number: 9,069,344

Inventors: Schlotterbeck; Ulf (Manneheim, DE), Raka; Fatmir (Munster, DE), Biallas; Bernd (Albersloh, DE)
Title: Method for producing films having a coating the films obtained in this way and their use for producing molded parts in particular for use in automobile construction
Patent Number: 7,968,199

Inventors: Schmid; Eric (San Diego, CA), Morris; Andrew (San Diego, CA), Weier; Keith (San Diego, CA), Bonsignore; Craig (Pleasanton, CA), Esser; Keith (San Diego, CA), Howard; Steven C. (San Diego, CA), DiPari; Joseph A. (La Mesa, CA)
Title: Expandable slide and lock stent
Patent Number: 9,066,827

Inventors: Schmit; Herman (Palo Alto, CA), Redgrave; Jason (Mountain View, CA)
Title: Embedding memory between tile arrangement of a configurable IC
Patent Number: 7,242,216

Inventors: Schneider; Georg (Wuerzburg, DE)
Title: Spraying module for spraying an outer surface of a rotating cylinder
Patent Number: 9,067,403

Inventors: Schoene; Stefan (Bochum, DE), Nuiten; Gerardus A. C. A. (Neuss, DE), Weinmann; Christian (Alsdorf, DE), Van Meijl; Hermanus Franciscus Maria (Someren-Eind, NL), Nesme; Mathieu (Sallanches, FR), Metral; Guy (Cluses, FR)
Title: Connector in the field of telecommunications
Patent Number: 7,967,642

Inventors: Schofield; John Paul (Stafford, TX), Schofield; Janet Ellen (Stafford, TX)
Title: Machine and method for reshaping multiple plastic bottles into rock shapes
Patent Number: 7,967,595

Inventors: Schraga; Steven (Surfside, FL)
Title: Infusion device and method of using and making the same
Patent Number: 9,067,010

Inventors: Schranz; Paul Steven (Bowen Island, British Columbia, CA)
Title: Light emitting and image sensing device and apparatus
Patent Number: 7,242,027

Inventors: Schroeder; Brady M. (Simi Valley, CA)
Title: Membrane singlet delta oxygen generator and process
Patent Number: 7,242,706

Inventors: Schu; Reinhard (Walkenried, DE)
Title: Method and device for the production of superheated steam
Patent Number: 7,966,977

Inventors: Schubert; Frank (Neukirchen-Vluyn, DE), Knott; Wilfried (Essen, DE)
Title: Alkoxylation products and process for preparing them by means of DMC catalysts
Patent Number: 9,068,044

Inventors: Schulte; Anthony G. (East Aurora, NY)
Title: Reconfigurable implement positioner and guidance system
Patent Number: 7,967,704

Inventors: Schulze zur Wiesche; Erik (Hamburg, DE)
Title: Hair treatment agents containing 4-morpholino-methyl-substituted silicone(s) and thickening agent(s)
Patent Number: 9,066,892

Inventors: Scialdone; Mark A. (West Grove, PA)
Title: Systems for carbon dioxide and sulfur dioxide removal
Patent Number: 9,067,953

Inventors: Scott; Jason (Redford, MI), Freeman; Michael (Allen Park, MI)
Title: Method of making a filler neck housing assembly
Patent Number: 7,967,361

Inventors: Scott; Jeffrey W. (Austin, TX), Moyer; William C. (Dripping Springs, TX)
Title: Data processor device for handling a watchpoint and method thereof
Patent Number: 9,069,896

Inventors: Seal; Sudipta (Oviedo, FL), Bera; Debasis (Gainesville, FL), Kuiry; Suresh C. (Campbell, CA), Meyyappan; Meyya (Pacifica, CA), McCutchen; Matthew Luke (Oviedo, FL)
Title: In-situ synthesis of carbon nanotubes filled with metallic nanoparticles using arc discharge in solution
Patent Number: 7,968,072

Inventors: Sedon; Nicholas M. (Massillon, OH), Belden, Jr.; Dennis D. (Canton, OH), Shepler; William (Brunswick, OH)
Title: Security container with linked primary and secondary security features
Patent Number: 7,966,851

Inventors: Segan; Scott A. (Allentown, PA), Van Horn; Scott T. (Shenandoah, PA), Hall; Gary E. (Danielsville, PA), Gehman; Matthew J. (Bally, PA), Muscavage; Richard (Gilbertsville, PA)
Title: Integrated circuit power grid with improved routing resources and bypass capacitance
Patent Number: 9,070,684

Inventors: Segev; Erez (Nofit, IL)
Title: Integrated security and emergency lock
Patent Number: 9,068,381

Inventors: Segev; Jonathan (Tel Mond, IL), Stephens; Adrian P. (Cambridge, GB)
Title: Method and apparatus for managing a wireless network access point beacon
Patent Number: 9,072,090

Inventors: Seidel; Daniel (Jonesboro, AR), Scritchfield; James (Jonesboro, AR)
Title: Conduit body cover screw retention
Patent Number: 9,071,044

Inventors: Seiders; Richard L. (Verona, WI)
Title: Method of attaching a label to a thermoplastic substrate
Patent Number: 7,967,934

Inventors: Seigler; Adrian E. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Van Huben; Gary A. (Poughkeepsie, NY)
Title: Method, system, and program product for automated verification of gating logic using formal verification
Patent Number: 7,971,166

Inventors: Seino; Takeo (Nagano-ken, JP), Kimura; Hitotoshi (Nagano-ken, JP), Ishizawa; Taku (Nagano-ken, JP), Uehara; Yasunao (Nagano-ken, JP), Matsuyama; Masahide (Nagano-ken, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing a liquid container including a check valve and bypass flowing passage, and liquid container including said check valve and bypass flowing passage
Patent Number: 7,967,428

Inventors: Sekiguchi; Tomonori (Tama, JP), Miyatake; Shinichi (Ome, JP), Sakata; Takeshi (Hino, JP), Takemura; Riichiro (Tokyo, JP), Noda; Hiromasa (Tokyo, JP), Kajigaya; Kazuhiko (Iruma, JP)
Title: Sense amplifier for semiconductor memory device
Patent Number: 7,969,765

Inventors: Sellars; Daniel Thomas (West Liberty, OH), Rodriguez; Prince (Powell, OH), Batdorf; Scott Daniel (Raymond, OH)
Title: Vehicular swing arm assemblies and vehicles comprising axle portions
Patent Number: 7,967,309

Inventors: Sellers; Graham (Toronto, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for expanding a source pixel in a digital image
Patent Number: 7,242,412

Inventors: Sellers; Kathleen (Delray Beach, FL), Gutierrez; Andres F. (Delray Beach, FL)
Title: Collapsible decorative planter cover with planter support base
Patent Number: 9,067,725

Inventors: Senn; Robert (Basel, CH), Maienfisch; Peter (Basel, CH), Wyss; Peter (Basel, CH)
Title: Pesticide
Patent Number: 9,066,520

Inventors: Seo; Joon Mo (Seoul, KR), Moon; Hyuk Soo (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Han; Cheol Jong (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Lee; Jong Geol (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Wi; Kyung Tae (Seoul, KR)
Title: Dicing film having shrinkage release film and method of manufacturing semiconductor package using the same
Patent Number: 7,968,977

Inventors: Seth; Demsey M. (Redmond, WA), Patch; Ray (Redmond, WA)
Title: Customized library management system
Patent Number: 7,243,346

Inventors: Seto; Masanori (Iwatsuki, JP), Haginoya; Yoshiaki (Iwatsuki, JP)
Title: Image forming device
Patent Number: 7,242,420

Inventors: Seul; Michael (Fanwood, NJ), Vener; Tatiana (Stirling, NJ), Xia; Xiongwu (Irvine, CA)
Title: Concurrent optimization in selection of primer and capture probe sets for nucleic acid analysis
Patent Number: 7,970,553

Inventors: Sevillano Gil; Benito (Elgoibar, ES)
Title: Master-keyed cylinder comprising tumblers and corresponding master key
Patent Number: 7,240,525

Inventors: Sgouros; Alexander (Raleigh, NC), Bush; Leonard (Raleigh, NC), Bergen; Christopher (Cupertino, CA), Chakrobroty; Sourav (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Search tree algorithms
Patent Number: 9,071,555

Inventors: Sgromo; Peter (Alameda, CA)
Title: System and method for generating a three-dimensional image on a pre-printed lined substrate
Patent Number: 9,069,243

Inventors: Shah; Rahul (San Francisco, CA), Shahabdeen; Junaith Ahemed (San Jose, CA), Nachman; Lama (Santa Clara, CA), Huang; Jonathan (San Jose, CA)
Title: Techniques for determining orientation of a three-axis accelerometer
Patent Number: 7,970,573

Inventors: Sham; Hing Leung (Mundelein, IL), Norbeck; Daniel W. (Crystal Lake, IL), Chen; Xiaoqi (Libertyville, IL), Betebenner; David A. (Gurnee, IL), Kempf; Dale J. (Libertyville, IL), Herrin; Thomas R. (Waukegan, IL), Kumar; Gondi N. (Round Lake Beach, IL), Condon; Stephen L. (Kenosha, WI), Cooper; Arthur J. (Lake Villa, IL), Dickman; Daniel A. (Grayslake, IL), Hannick; Steven M. (Highland Park, IL), Kolaczkowski; Lawrence (Gurnee, IL), Oliver; Patricia A. (Lindenhurst, IL), Plata; Daniel J. (Wads Worth, IL), Stengel; Peter J. (Waukegan, IL), Stoner; Eric J. (Kenosha, WI), Tien; Jieh-Heh J. (Libertyville, IL), Liu; Jih-Hua (Greek Oaks, IL), Patel; Ketan M. (Arlington Heights, IL)
Title: Retroviral protease inhibiting compounds
Patent Number: 7,968,707

Inventors: Shams; Iden (Richmond, GB)
Title: Enteral feeding devices, buttons, and/or connectors
Patent Number: 9,066,850

Inventors: Shapira; Shmuel (Sherwood, OR)
Title: System and method for assessing fluid distribution
Patent Number: 7,241,933

Inventors: Shaps; Robert (Paradise Valley, AZ), Neal; Murray (Scottsdale, AZ)
Title: Light bulb installation and removal tool
Patent Number: 9,070,544

Inventors: Sharon; Arie (Richardson, TX)
Title: System for supporting and displaying products in containers
Patent Number: 7,967,154

Inventors: Sharp; Mark Perry (Old Hickory, TN)
Title: Gas powered lift
Patent Number: 9,067,770

Inventors: Sheahan; Thomas J. (Cary, IL), Sullivan; Michael P. (Algonquin, IL)
Title: System and method for communicating with an appliance through an optical interface using a control panel indicator
Patent Number: 7,243,174

Inventors: Shearer; Dwayne M. (Seattle, WA)
Title: Paperboard assembly with co extruded microlayered polymer barrier film
Patent Number: 9,067,388

Inventors: Sheats; James R. (Palo Alto, CA), Kao; Sam (San Mateo, CA), Roscheisen; Martin R. (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Optoelectronic architecture having compound conducting substrate
Patent Number: 7,968,869

Inventors: Shen; David H. (Saratoga, CA)
Title: Continuous-time multi-gigahertz filter using transmission line delay elements
Patent Number: 7,970,811

Inventors: Shen; Young T. (Potomac, MD), Gowing; Scott (North Potomac, MD), Day; William G. (Salisbury, MD), Coats; Timothy W. (Yorktown, VA)
Title: Permeable hull to mitigate impact load in water
Patent Number: 7,966,959

Inventors: Sheu; Shyh-Shyuan (Taichung, TW), Chang; Wei-Jen (Tainan, TW), Lin; Jan-Ruei (Taipei County, TW)
Title: Digital sensing circuit
Patent Number: 7,242,174

Inventors: Shi; Hong (Redondo Beach, CA)
Title: Timing based LNA gain adjustment in an RF receiver to compensate for intermodulation interference
Patent Number: 7,242,915

Inventors: Shibata; Takanori (Hitachinaka, JP), Hatamiya; Shigeo (Hitachi, JP), Fukushima; Toshihiko (Tsuchiura, JP)
Title: Heat pump system and heat pump operation method
Patent Number: 7,966,840

Inventors: Shibuya; Hiromitsu (Higashi Ibaraki-gun, JP), Sato; Kazuo (Higashi Ibaraki-gun, JP), Yamaguchi; Yoshiyuki (Tokyo, JP), Kaku; Senichiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Mercury removal apparatus for liquid hydrocarbon
Patent Number: 7,968,063

Inventors: Shigeyama; Musashi (Yokohama, JP), Kurahashi; Kazunobu (Yokohama, JP), Ohba; Chihiro (Chuo-ku, JP), Yamamoto; Akio (Machida, JP)
Title: Operation management support apparatus for power plant
Patent Number: 9,070,266

Inventors: Shikata; Hiroyuki (Nasushiobara, JP)
Title: Two-dimensional-array ultrasonic probe and ultrasonic diagnostic system
Patent Number: 7,966,884

Inventors: Shimamoto; Andrew (Kansas City, MO)
Title: Method and system for synthetically reproducing a random process
Patent Number: 7,242,289

Inventors: Shimizu; Hisae (Tokyo, JP), Hayashi; Isao (Kawasaki, JP), Naoi; Masaaki (Yokosuka, JP), Baba; Hisatoshi (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Heating apparatus for heating a toner image and image forming apparatus including the same
Patent Number: 9,072,122

Inventors: Shimizu; Yoshinori (Tokushima, JP), Sakano; Kensho (Anan, JP), Noguchi; Yasunobu (Tokushima, JP), Moriguchi; Toshio (Anan, JP)
Title: Light emitting device and display
Patent Number: 7,968,866

Inventors: Shimizu; Yoshinori (Tokushima, JP), Sakano; Kensho (Anan, JP), Noguchi; Yasunobu (Tokushima, JP), Moriguchi; Toshio (Anan, JP)
Title: Light emitting device and display
Patent Number: 7,969,090

Inventors: Shinada; Hiroyuki (Chofu, JP), Yajima; Yusuke (Kodaira, JP), Murakoshi; Hisaya (Suginami-ku, JP), Hasegawa; Masaki (Hachioji, JP), Nozoe; Mari (Oume, JP), Takafuji; Atsuko (Nerima-ku, JP), Sugiyama; Katsuya (Kashiwa, JP), Kuroda; Katsuhiro (Hachioji, JP), Umemura; Kaoru (Musashino, JP), Usami; Yasutsugu (Toshima-ku, JP)
Title: Patterned wafer inspection method and apparatus therefor
Patent Number: 7,242,015

Inventors: Shinohara; Daisuke (Yokohama, JP), Okada; Wataru (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Patch applying method for virtual machine, storage system adopting patch applying method, and computer system
Patent Number: 9,069,640

Inventors: Shinohara; Yuji (Kanagawa, JP), Yamamoto; Makiko (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Data-processing device and data-processing method
Patent Number: 9,071,276

Inventors: Shinozuka; Atsuhiko (Niihama, JP), Tokuoka; Yukihito (Niihama, JP), Tsuchimoto; Kazuya (Niihama, JP)
Title: Green honeycomb molding defect examination method, green honeycomb structure manufacturing method, and green honeycomb molding defect examination device
Patent Number: 9,067,376

Inventors: Shinya; Tsutomu (Ise, JP), Shinya, legal representative; Sachiko (Ise, JP), Kutsuna; Masashi (Ise, JP), Ito; Takeo (Ise, JP), Morita; Masami (Ise, JP), Kataoka; Hiroki (Ise, JP), Nishiono; Hiroaki (Ise, JP)
Title: Windmill rotation detection/management device and wind power generation system
Patent Number: 7,969,032

Inventors: Shiobara; Toshimasa (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus with developer amount determining unit having rotational period equal to integral multiple of image supporter rotational period
Patent Number: 7,970,296

Inventors: Shirae; Toshiyuki (Kanazawa, JP), Tamura; Masahiro (Kanazawa, JP), Kametani; Hideyuki (Kanazawa, JP), Mizuuchi; Yoshihiro (Kanazawa, JP)
Title: Operation management device and method for job continuation using a virtual machine
Patent Number: 9,069,597

Inventors: Shirai; Katsuya (Kanagawa, JP), Sako; Yoichiro (Tokyo, JP), Terauchi; Toshiro (Tokyo, JP), Inoue; Makoto (Kanagawa, JP), Miyajima; Yasushi (Kanagawa, JP), Makino; Kenichi (Kanagawa, JP), Takai; Motoyuki (Tokyo, JP), Inoue; Akiko (Saitama, JP)
Title: Portable terminal device and method of generating call sound
Patent Number: 7,242,952

Inventors: Shiraishi; Yoshihiko (Nagoya, JP), Kondo; Koji (Toyohashi, JP)
Title: Manufacturing method for a printed circuit board
Patent Number: 7,240,429

Inventors: Shirley; Lyle (Boxboro, MA)
Title: Apparatus and methods for surface contour measurement
Patent Number: 7,242,484

Inventors: Shirotori; Toru (Minami-Minowa, JP)
Title: Real time clock apparatus
Patent Number: 7,242,260

Inventors: Shoshihara; Tomohiro (Kyoto, JP), Murase; Yosuke (Kyoto, JP), Yamamoto; Akihiro (Kyoto, JP)
Title: Sensor insertion/recovery device
Patent Number: 9,066,696

Inventors: Shpantzer; Isaac (Bethesda, MD), Salamon; Aviv (Tel-Aviv, IL), Cho; Pak Shing (Silver Spring, MD)
Title: Laser vibrometry with coherent detection
Patent Number: 7,242,481

Inventors: Shtein; Max (Ann Arbor, MI), Pipe; Kevin P. (Ann Arbor, MI)
Title: Fiber-based electric device
Patent Number: 7,970,242

Inventors: Shu; Hyo (Shizuoka, JP), Ishii; Hiroki (Kanagawa, JP), Itoh; Wakana (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus and method, and toner, developer and process cartridge for forming image
Patent Number: 9,069,271

Inventors: Shults; Mark C. (Madison, WI), Updike; Stuart J. (Madison, WI), Rhodes; Rathbun K. (Madison, WI)
Title: Device and method for determining analyte levels
Patent Number: 7,970,448

Inventors: Shyu; Devon (Tainan Hsien, TW)
Title: Automatic clean device
Patent Number: 7,240,393

Inventors: Sia; Yik Hei (Johor Bahru, MY), Tan; Jee Hong (Terengganu, MY)
Title: Swiftlets farming for production of edible bird's nests
Patent Number: 9,066,501

Inventors: Siegel; Marc (Boston, MA), Ho; Albert (Westford, MA), Tossing; Christopher (Ashland, MA)
Title: System and method for generating quotations from a reference document on a touch sensitive display device
Patent Number: 7,971,140

Inventors: Silverbrook; Kia (Balmain, AU)
Title: Digital camera system for simultaneous printing and magnetic recording
Patent Number: 7,970,275

Inventors: Silverbrook; Kia (Balmain, AU), North; Angus John (Balmain, AU), Mallinson; Samuel George (Balmain, AU), Azimi; Mehdi (Balmain, AU), McAvoy; Gregory John (Balmain, AU)
Title: Ink jet printhead incorporating heater element proportionally sized to drop size
Patent Number: 7,967,419

Inventors: Sim; Se-Sub (Yongin-si, KR), Hwang; Eui-Jeong (Yongin-si, KR), Segawa; Susumu (Yongin-si, KR), Yang; Jong-Woon (Yongin-si, KR), Yun; Han-Seok (Yongin-si, KR)
Title: Battery system, controlling method of the same, and energy storage system including the battery system
Patent Number: 9,070,908

Inventors: Simhaee; Ebrahim (Los Angeles, CA)
Title: Compact multi-rack T-shirt bag carousel
Patent Number: 7,967,153

Inventors: Simidian, II; Vahan (Newport Beach, CA), Colich; Dragoslav (Costa Mesa, CA)
Title: Securing magnets in high-efficiency planar magnetic transducers
Patent Number: 7,242,788

Inventors: Siminoff; James Wyatt (Chester, NJ)
Title: Multiple packet routing system (MPRS)
Patent Number: 7,969,874

Inventors: Singh; Harkirat (Santa Clara, CA), Ngo; Chiu (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Method and system for data packet communication in wireless communication systems
Patent Number: 7,969,921

Inventors: Singh; Jasbir (Naperville, IL), Gurney; Mark E. (Grand Rapids, MI)
Title: 2,4-Diaminoquinazolines for spinal muscular atrophy
Patent Number: 9,067,897

Inventors: Singh; Juswinder (Southborough, MA), Ghosh; Shomir (Brookline, MA), Kluge; Arthur F. (Lincoln, MA), Petter; Russell C. (Stow, MA)
Title: Heterocyclic compounds and uses thereof
Patent Number: 9,067,929

Inventors: Sizer; David (Parma, OH), Harshbarger; Richard (Munroe Falls, OH)
Title: Base-coat in-mold coating
Patent Number: 7,968,034

Inventors: Sjong; Angele (Louisville, CO), Anderson; Kraig (Burlingame, CA)
Title: Fluorescent labeling of living cells
Patent Number: 9,068,985

Inventors: Skopic; Joseph (Bloomsberg, PA)
Title: Apparatus for reducing drag on unpowered vehicles
Patent Number: 7,240,958

Inventors: Skovira; Gregory (Malvern, PA)
Title: Modular enclosure
Patent Number: 9,066,586

Inventors: Skwierczynski; Raymond D. (Oakdale, MN), Busch; Terri F. (St. Paul, MN), Gust-Heiting; Amy L. (Hudson, WI), Fretland; Mary (Eagan, MN), Scholz; Matthew T. (Woodbury, MN)
Title: Pharmaceutical formulations comprising an immune response modifier
Patent Number: 7,968,562

Inventors: Slevin; Richard S. (Los Altos, CA)
Title: Biometric universal security remote
Patent Number: 7,969,280

Inventors: Smalen; Matti (Klaukkala, FI), Kinnunen; Henri Mikael (Veikkola, FI)
Title: Choke device for frequency converter
Patent Number: 7,969,264

Inventors: Smee; John Edward (San Diego, CA), Hou; Jilei (Carlsbad, CA), Padovani; Roberto (San Diego, CA), Black; Peter John (San Diego, CA), Easton; Kenneth D. (San Diego, CA)
Title: Reverse link interference cancellation
Patent Number: 9,071,344

Inventors: Smith; Brian R. (Colleyville, TX), Saddoughi; Seyed (Clifton Park, NY)
Title: Dual bimorph synthetic pulsator
Patent Number: 7,967,258

Inventors: Smith; Edvard (Stockholm, SE), Moreno; Pedro (Huddinge, SE), Stromberg; Roger (Huddinge, SE), Wenska; Malgorzata (Uppsala, SE)
Title: Complex and method for enhancing nuclear delivery
Patent Number: 9,067,964

Inventors: Smith; Freddie W. (Boise, ID), Khatri; Dirgha (Boise, ID)
Title: Remote communication devices, radio frequency identification devices, wireless communication systems, wireless communication methods, radio frequency identification device communication methods, and methods of forming a remote communication device
Patent Number: 7,969,313

Inventors: Smith; James E. (Berkey, OH), McDonald; Anthony B. (Perrysburg, OH)
Title: Automatic directional control system for vehicle headlights
Patent Number: 7,241,034

Inventors: Smith; Kelly K. (Spring, TX), Rodriguez; Ismael (West Chester, PA), Cloarec; Loic J. (West Chester, PA), Thompson; Daniel T. (Houston, TX)
Title: Captive screw with deployable knob
Patent Number: 7,241,096

Inventors: Smith; Leif (Uppsala, SE)
Title: Sensor and guide wire assembly
Patent Number: 7,967,761

Inventors: Smithson; Robert A (Cedar Park, TX), Pohl; Brad P (Leander, TX), Armstrong; Oronde J (Austin, TX), Miller; Donald C (Fallbrook, CA), Dawe; Daniel J (Austin, TX), Thomassy; Fernand A (Liberty Hill, TX), Simister; Matthew P (Austin, TX), Poth; Wesley R (Leander, TX), Nichols; Jon M (Georgetown, TX), Lohr; Charles B (Austin, TX)
Title: Continuously variable transmission
Patent Number: 7,967,719

Inventors: Soane; David (Chestnut Hill, MA), Hu; Cheng (Belmont, MA), Mahoney; Robert P. (Newbury, MA), Ware, Jr.; William (Hanover, NH)
Title: Treatment of wastewater
Patent Number: 9,067,807

Inventors: Sohn; Chester J. (Gig Harbor, WA)
Title: Electrolytic apparatus for treating ballast water and treatment system using same
Patent Number: 9,067,810

Inventors: Sohn; Kyung-Yeol (Daejeon-si, KR), Bahng; Seung-Jae (Daejeon-si, KR), Park; Youn-Ok (Daejeon-si, KR)
Title: Device for generating ranging signal of wireless communication system and method of generating ranging signal of wireless terminal
Patent Number: 9,071,392

Inventors: Solar; Matthew (Indialantic, FL), Acevedo; Richard (Hollywood, FL), Welch; Eric (Miramar, FL), Jones; Scott (Pembroke Pines, FL)
Title: Method of manufacturing a guidewire with an extrusion jacket
Patent Number: 7,241,406

Inventors: Solar; Matthew S. (Indialantic, FL), Parmer; Kari (Melbourne, FL), Smith; Philip (Minneapolis, MN), Murdock; Frank (Indialantic, FL)
Title: Indexing cell delivery catheter
Patent Number: 7,967,789

Inventors: Solheid; James J. (Lakeville, MN), Bran de Leon; Oscar Fernando (Belle Plaine, MN), Zimmel; Steven C. (Minneapolis, MN)
Title: Fiber optic splice enclosure
Patent Number: 7,970,249

Inventors: Song; Xue-Jun (Irving, TX)
Title: Method for treating withdrawal symptoms due to opiate consumption
Patent Number: 7,968,517

Inventors: Song; Young Rae (Seoul, KR), Jee; Tae Han (Suwon, KR), Jung; Jae Hoon (Seongnam, KR)
Title: Torsional vibration damper
Patent Number: 7,241,224

Inventors: Sorge; Nicholas (Deer Park, NY)
Title: Poker dice game
Patent Number: 7,967,293

Inventors: Soroushian; Kourosh (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Method and/or apparatus for decoding an intra-only MPEG-2 stream composed of two separate fields encoded as a special frame picture
Patent Number: 7,970,056

Inventors: Soucek; Jeffrey A. (Aliso Viejo, CA), Buckenberger; David Tyson (Irvine, CA)
Title: Airfoil shape for bicycle
Patent Number: 7,967,315

Inventors: Sowden; Harry S. (Glenside, PA)
Title: Method and apparatus for transferring substrates
Patent Number: 7,240,785

Inventors: Spalink; Jan-Dieter (Durham, NC), Gullette; Brian R. D. (Durham, NC), Hatchell; Andrew (Cary, NC), Nortman; Randall C. (Cary, NC)
Title: Matching session records of network users with corresponding transaction data
Patent Number: 7,971,260

Inventors: Spanel; Carol (San Jose, CA), Walls; Andrew Dale (San Jose, CA)
Title: Apparatus and method for distinguishing single bit errors in memory modules
Patent Number: 7,971,124

Inventors: Spence; Ian (North Lanarkshire, GB), Robertson; John (Glasgow, GB), Rodger; Allan (Motherwell, GB)
Title: Adjustable star wheel conveyor
Patent Number: 7,967,127

Inventors: Spence; Jonathan (Edmonton, CA), Long; Jun (Edmonton, CA), Siy; Robert (Edmonton, CA), Ng; Samson (Sherwood Park, CA)
Title: Post-conditioning oil sand slurry blending for improved extraction performance
Patent Number: 9,068,124

Inventors: Spetzler; Jane (Broenshoej, DK), Schaeffer; Lauge (Lyngby, DK), Lau; Jesper (Farum, DK), Kruse; Thomas (Herlev, DK), Garibay; Patrick William (Holte, DK), Oestergaard; Soeren (Broenshoej, DK), Reedtz-Runge; Steffen (Frederiksberg, DK), Thoegersen; Henning (Farum, DK)
Title: Peptides derivatized with A-B-C-D- and their therapeutical use
Patent Number: 9,067,977

Inventors: Spina; Pasquale (Laval, CA), Linton; Brad (Mansfield, TX)
Title: Customizable pedal system
Patent Number: 9,069,372

Inventors: Spitzer; Andreas (Ottobrunn, DE)
Title: Integrated semiconductor storage with at least a storage cell and procedure
Patent Number: 7,241,657

Inventors: Springer; Timothy A. (Newton, MA), Shimaoka; Motomu (Brookline, MA), Lu; Chafen (Newton, MA)
Title: Modified polypeptides stabilized in a desired conformation and methods for producing same
Patent Number: 7,241,869

Inventors: Springer; Timothy A. (Newton, MA), Shimaoka; Motomu (Brookline, MA), Lu; Chafen (Newton, MA)
Title: Modified polypeptides stabilized in a desired conformation and methods for producing same
Patent Number: 7,968,284

Inventors: Squire; Kevin R. (Kingwood, TX), Ruff; Charles J. (Houston, TX), Garcia-Franco; Cesar A. (Houston, TX), Jiang; Peijun (League City, TX)
Title: In-reactor polymer blends
Patent Number: 9,068,034

Inventors: Squirrell; David James (Wiltshire, GB)
Title: Reagent delivery system
Patent Number: 9,067,209

Inventors: St. Lawrence; Thomas W. (Lake Jackson, TX)
Title: Wet combustion engine
Patent Number: 7,241,615

Inventors: Stadtlander; Andrew (Highland Beach, FL), Hudson; Matthew (Boca Raton, FL)
Title: System and method for emergency communications
Patent Number: 9,071,957

Inventors: Staheli; Clint (Brigham City, UT), Smith; Bradley W (Plain City, UT), Parkinson; David (Ogden, UT), Hussey; Brett (Bountiful, UT)
Title: Inflator with ignition distribution
Patent Number: 7,967,333

Inventors: Stahmann; Jeffrey E. (Ramsey, MN), Hartley; Jesse W. (Lino Lakes, MN), Lee; Kent (Fridley, MN), Ni; Quan (Shoreview, MN)
Title: Respiratory therapy control based on cardiac cycle
Patent Number: 7,967,756

Inventors: Stallings, Jr.; Robert Lee (Durham, NC), Stallings; Robert Lee (Graham, NC)
Title: Vehicle window-mounted umbrella holder
Patent Number: 7,967,274

Inventors: Stammel; Volker (Regensburg, DE), Engelhard; Patrick (Elsendorf, DE), Sobiech; Bernd (Regensburg, DE)
Title: Method of testing a sterilization process and sterilization apparatus
Patent Number: 9,068,959

Inventors: Stankus; John J. (Campbell, CA), Trollsas; O. Mikael (San Jose, CA), Ngo; Michael H. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Polymers for implantable devices exhibiting shape-memory effects
Patent Number: 9,066,992

Inventors: Stassinos; Mattheu Theron (Post Falls, ID), Lindley; Joshua Kevin (Post Falls, ID)
Title: Truck hammock
Patent Number: 9,066,576

Inventors: Staud; Norbert (San Jose, CA)
Title: Electrochemical etching
Patent Number: 9,068,274

Inventors: Steel; Adrian Martin (Yateley, GB), Tucker; Frank (Eastbourne, GB)
Title: Digital receiver with aural interface
Patent Number: 7,242,903

Inventors: Steelberg; Ryan (Irvine, CA), Steelberg; Chad (Newport Beach, CA)
Title: Deep water power generation system and apparatus
Patent Number: 7,969,031

Inventors: Steele; Graeme (Tomball, TX), Blalock; Douglas Paul (Katy, TX), Eggert; Steve (Houston, TX), Nguyen; Chau (Houston, TX), Sheperd; Paul (Houston, TX), Smith; Trevor (Spring, TX), Wilkinson; David (Houston, TX)
Title: Offshore fluid transfer systems and methods
Patent Number: 9,068,424

Inventors: Steeneken; Peter G. (Valkenswaard, NL), Van Beek; Jozef Thomas Martinus (Rosmalen, NL), Rijks; Theodoor (Eindhoven, NL)
Title: Reduction of air damping in MEMS device
Patent Number: 7,969,262

Inventors: Steer; Marc A (San Diego, CA), Baar; Kenneth W (Escondido, CA), Sitachitt; Sidney (San Diego, CA), Becze; Karoly (San Diego, CA)
Title: Systems and methods for visual alerting mechanisms on a mobile communication device
Patent Number: 7,970,439

Inventors: Stefanon; Bruno (Martignacco, IT), Dodds; W. Jean (Santa Monica, CA)
Title: Diagnostic system for selecting nutrition and pharmacological products for animals
Patent Number: 7,970,552

Inventors: Stein; Walter G. (Moorpark, CA)
Title: Fluid stream hydrodynamic separator with high flow bypass
Patent Number: 9,068,337

Inventors: Stell; Andrew W. (Aledo, TX)
Title: Method and system for fire detection
Patent Number: 7,969,296

Inventors: Stephenson; Mark (Fairland, IN), Chen; John (Canton, MI)
Title: Apparatus for installing stator winding conductors
Patent Number: 9,071,116

Inventors: Stere; Cristina (Leverkusen, DE), Obrecht; Werner (Moers, DE), Sondermann; Udo (Dorsten, DE), Sylvester; Gerd (Leverkusen, DE)
Title: Hydrogenated copolymers of unsubstituted and substituted conjugated dienes
Patent Number: 7,241,841

Inventors: Sterman; Wesley D. (San Francisco, CA), Garrison; Michi E. (Belmont, CA), Gifford, III; Hanson S. (Woodside, CA), Stevens; John H. (Palo Alto, CA), Peters; William S. (Woodside, CA)
Title: Devices and methods for intracardiac procedures
Patent Number: 7,967,833

Inventors: Stern; Peter T. (Bellevue, WA)
Title: System and method for a large format collaborative display for sharing information
Patent Number: 7,242,389

Inventors: Stiehler; Frank (Bad Liebenwerda, DE), Hein; Manuel (Karlsfeld, DE)
Title: Sealing device, integrally bladed rotor basic body, and turbomachine
Patent Number: 9,068,466

Inventors: Stierle; Peter (Waldenbuch, DE), Hofmann; Albrecht (Steinenbronn, DE), Wiker; Juergen (Leinfelden-Echterdingen, DE), Pauli; Mario (Gundelsheim, DE), Heess; Stefan (Leinfelden-Echterdingen, DE), Schomisch; Thomas (Filderstadt, DE), Eule; Meinhard (Aichtal, DE), Heckmann; Markus (Leinfelden-Echterdingen, DE), Heckmann, legal representative; Kersten (Leinfelden-Echterdingen, DE)
Title: Hand-held power tool
Patent Number: 7,967,079

Inventors: Stiesdal; Henrik (Odense C, DK)
Title: Method of attaching a magnet to a rotor or a stator of an electrical machine
Patent Number: 9,071,104

Inventors: Stockwell; Joe (Scottsdale, AZ)
Title: Method and apparatus for transferring pipette tips
Patent Number: 7,968,056

Inventors: Stoffer; James O. (Rolla, MO), O'Keefe; Thomas J. (Rolla, MO), Morris; Eric L. (Irvine, CA), Lin; Xuan (Northford, CT), Hayes; Scott A. (Arnold, MO), Yu; Pu (Rolla, MO)
Title: Additive-assisted, cerium-based, corrosion-resistant e-coating
Patent Number: 7,241,371

Inventors: Stolte; Thomas (Bad Kreuznach, DE), Jakob; Timo (Framersheim, DE)
Title: Method for the filling of beverage cans in a beverage can filling plant, a method for the filling of cans in a can filling plant, and an apparatus therefor
Patent Number: 9,067,698

Inventors: Storer; Robert Ian (Great Abington, GB), Swain; Nigel Alan (Great Abington, GB), Owen; Robert McKenzie (Great Abington, GB)
Title: Chemical compounds
Patent Number: 9,067,922

Inventors: Stoy; James R. (Houston, TX), Rhyne; Lee D. (Katy, TX), He; Ming (Houston, TX), Shah; Lalit S. (Sugar Land, TX)
Title: Method and apparatus for separating solids from a slurry
Patent Number: 7,241,393

Inventors: Streit; Leon G. (Johnston, IA), Corbin; Thomas C. (Monticello, IL)
Title: Soybean variety RJS27001
Patent Number: 7,968,771

Inventors: Strelitzki; Roland (Altamonte Springs, FL), Doerr; Daniel G. (Orlando, FL), Insignares; Rogelio A. (Winter Park, FL), Haberland; Gary W. (Winter Park, FL)
Title: Trocar and cannula assembly having improved conical valve, and methods related thereto
Patent Number: 9,066,754

Inventors: Strominger; Jack L. (Cambridge, MA), Fridkis-Hareli; Masha (Sudbury, MA)
Title: Synthetic peptides and methods of use for autoimmune disease therapies
Patent Number: 9,066,905

Inventors: Stundl; Mathias (Wedel, DE)
Title: Device for guiding and texturing a plurality of synthetic threads
Patent Number: 9,067,375

Inventors: Sturman; Richard (Nottinghamshire, GB), Hales; John (Nottingham, GB)
Title: Joining stretchable fabric portions to one another
Patent Number: 9,066,548

Inventors: Su; Wei-Yu (Banciao, TW), Dai; Yi-Ming (Shin-Chu, TW), Liao; Chi-Hung (Sanchong, TW), Kung; Chun-Hung (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: System and method for photolithography in semiconductor manufacturing
Patent Number: 7,968,258

Inventors: Subramaniam; Suresh (Palo Alto, CA), Krishnappa; Mukunda (Cupertino, CA), Chu; Pohrong R. (Saratoga, CA), Golbus; Jason (Campbell, CA), How; Dana L. (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Memory controller for heterogeneous configurable integrated circuits
Patent Number: 9,071,246

Inventors: Suciu; Crina Silvia (Bergen, NO)
Title: Mixtures of nanoparticles
Patent Number: 7,968,609

Inventors: Sudhakar Palla; Pramod K. (Pune, IN), Rajput; Nitendra (Vasant Kunj, IN)
Title: Web video occlusion: a method for rendering the videos watched over multiple windows
Patent Number: 9,069,374

Inventors: Sugaya; Yasushi (Kawasaki, JP), Kinoshita; Susumu (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Controller which controls a variable optical attenuator to control the power level of a wavelength-multiplexed optical signal when the number of channels are varied
Patent Number: 7,969,649

Inventors: Sugihara; Ryohei (Machida, JP), Iba; Yoichi (Hachioji, JP)
Title: Video display apparatus and method
Patent Number: 7,969,515

Inventors: Sugiki; Ryusuke (Fujieda, JP)
Title: Rotating device
Patent Number: 9,068,589

Inventors: Sugiyama; Eiji (Tochigi, JP), Dozen; Yoshitaka (Tochigi, JP), Ohtani; Hisashi (Tochigi, JP), Tsurume; Takuya (Atsugi, JP)
Title: Manufacturing method of semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,968,427

Inventors: Sugiyama; Masakazu (Kanagawa, JP), Watanabe; Kunihiko (Kanagawa, JP), Mori; Kenichi (Kanagawa, JP), Nozaki; Hiroyuki (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Aldolase, and method for producing optically active IHOG and monatin
Patent Number: 7,241,599

Inventors: Sullivan; James G. (Rosemont, IL)
Title: Emergency vehicle support kit
Patent Number: 7,240,885

Inventors: Sullivan; Rob (Pleasanton, CA), Aucsmith; David W. (Portland, OR)
Title: Anonymous electronic transactions
Patent Number: 7,242,921

Inventors: Sumi; Kouji (Nagano-ken, JP), Hong; Qiu (Nagano-ken, JP)
Title: Process of making a piezoelectric thin film component
Patent Number: 7,240,409

Inventors: Sun; Xicheng (Broomfield, CO), Qiu; Jian (Longmont, CO)
Title: Dihydropyrimidin-2(1H)-one compounds as S-nitrosoglutathione reductase inhibitors
Patent Number: 9,067,893

Inventors: Sun; Zhi-Wen (San Jose, CA), Kong; Bob (San Jose, CA), Ivanov; Igor (Danville, CA), Chiang; Tony (Campbell, CA)
Title: Noble metal activation layer
Patent Number: 7,968,462

Inventors: Sunderberg; Krister (Sollentuna, SE), Strom; Stefan (Taby, SE), Muller; Walter (Upplands Vasby, SE)
Title: Method and arrangement for improved inter-RAT handover
Patent Number: 7,970,399

Inventors: Sundrani; Kapil (Bareilly, IN)
Title: Methods and devices for high performance consistency check
Patent Number: 7,971,092

Inventors: Sung; Chien-Min (Tansui, TW)
Title: CMP pad dressers with hybridized abrasive surface and related methods
Patent Number: 9,067,301

Inventors: Suri; Atul (San Diego, CA), Juneja; Anupam (San Diego, CA), Patel; Mehul B. (Bangalore, IN), Uppala; Subramanya Ravikanth (Bangalore, IN), Rasal; Digambar Laxman (Ribandar, IN), Kharia; Yash (San Diego, CA)
Title: System and method for optimized use of a dual mode wireless communication device
Patent Number: 7,969,366

Inventors: Sussland; Robert (Redwood City, CA), Chang; Lawrence (Redwood City, CA), Subramanian; Ananthan (Redwood City, CA), Silberman; Joshua (Redwood City, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for offline cryptographic key establishment
Patent Number: 7,971,234

Inventors: Suzuki; Hiroshi (Tokyo, JP), Endo; Takao (Tokyo, JP), Shikama; Shinsuke (Tokyo, JP), Teramoto; Kohei (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Fresnel optical element and projection display device
Patent Number: 7,242,536

Inventors: Suzuki; Kazumi (Shizuoka, JP), Fujita; Takashi (Yokohama, JP), Takagaki; Hiromitsu (Yokohama, JP), Seto; Takashi (Yokohama, JP), Kayahara; Shin (Yokohama, JP), Nagata; Atsushi (Atsugi, JP)
Title: Transfer fixing member, transfer fixing device and image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 7,970,325

Inventors: Suzuki; Kazuo (Koto-ku, JP), Shimada; Shinji (Koto-ku, JP)
Title: Hinge structure for container
Patent Number: 7,240,402

Inventors: Suzuki; Masaaki (Gifu, JP), Furuta; Kyouji (Gifu, JP), Minami; Toshiaki (Takatsuki, JP), Ito; Seiji (Moriguchi, JP)
Title: Pyrrolidine analogue for preventing neurogenic pain and method for production thereof
Patent Number: 7,968,733

Inventors: Suzuki; Masanao (Yokohama, JP), Kishi; Yohei (Kawasaki, JP), Shirakawa; Miyuki (Fukuoka, JP), Takeuchi; Shunsuke (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Decoding device, encoding device, decoding method, and encoding method
Patent Number: 9,070,373

Inventors: Suzuki; Susumu (Ooiso, JP), Yamagami; Kenji (Odawara, JP)
Title: Storage system
Patent Number: 7,243,116

Inventors: Suzuki; Tadaomi (Kanagawa, JP), Adachi; Shintaro (Kanagawa, JP), Kita; Hiromi (Kanagawa, JP), Kimura; Tsutomu (Kanagawa, JP), Furuyama; Takeshi (Kanagawa, JP), Yamada; Kenji (Kanagawa, JP), Kanda; Masakatsu (Kanagawa, JP), Hayashi; Hiroshi (Kanagawa, JP), Hanaoka; Shinji (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus, image forming system, computer readable recording medium, and image forming method
Patent Number: 7,969,618

Inventors: Suzuki; Takanori (Kariya, JP)
Title: Engine control method
Patent Number: 9,068,525

Inventors: Suzuki; Toshihiro (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Line accommodating device
Patent Number: 7,969,870

Inventors: Suzuki; Yoshiyuki (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Computer system, management system and recording medium
Patent Number: 9,071,614

Inventors: Swahn; Hakan (Oskarshamn, SE), Svensson; Bertil (Vastervik, SE)
Title: Electric machine
Patent Number: 7,242,166

Inventors: Swenson; Edward J. (Portland, OR), Sun; Yunlong (Beaverton, OR), Sammi; Manoj Kumar (Beaverton, OR), Johnson; Jay Christopher (Portland, OR), Garcia; Doug (Beaverton, OR), Anklekar; Rupendra M. (Portland, OR)
Title: Method of forming a scribe line on a passive electronic component substrate
Patent Number: 7,241,669

Inventors: Symko; Orest G. (Salt Lake City, UT), Abdel-Rahman; Ehab (Cairo, EG)
Title: High frequency thermoacoustic refrigerator
Patent Number: 7,240,495

Inventors: Syuto; Kazutoshi (Okazaki, JP), Yano; Tsuyoshi (Toyota, JP), Tamaru; Koji (Toyota, JP), Nemoto; Yuta (Toyota, JP), Shibai; Shogo (Toyota, JP), Sasaki; Hirokuni (Nagoya, JP), Ishii; Shigeki (Toyota, JP)
Title: Battery assembling apparatus and battery assembly manufacturing method
Patent Number: 9,070,906

Inventors: Tabara; Katsuji (Kawasaki, JP), Makino; Seiji (Kawasaki, JP), Ito; Takahisa (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device having a dummy pattern
Patent Number: 7,242,095

Inventors: Tabata; Atsushi (Okazaki, JP), Inoue; Yuji (Nisshin, JP), Kamada; Atsushi (Toyota, JP)
Title: Controller of driving device for vehicle
Patent Number: 7,967,722

Inventors: Tabei; Jun-ichi (Tokyo, JP), Sone; Yoshihisa (Kashima, JP), Murata; Kiyotaka (Kashima, JP), Takahashi; Kou (Kashima, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing esterified substance
Patent Number: 9,070,628

Inventors: Taguchi; Akihiro (Oobu, JP)
Title: Tire condition detecting device, tire condition monitoring system, and method of attaching tire condition detecting device to tire wheel
Patent Number: 7,242,284

Inventors: Taguchi; Koji (Isehara, JP)
Title: Vehicle travel control system
Patent Number: 9,067,583

Inventors: Tahir; Ehab (Ontario, CA), Kroupetski; Nikolai (Ontario, CA), Chappel; John Fraser (Ontario, CA), Langlais; Brian James (Ontario, CA), Karimi; Joubin (Ontario, CA), Roze; Richard D. (Ontario, CA), Cam; Son Binh (Ontario, CA)
Title: Adjusting physical layer transmission properties
Patent Number: 9,071,390

Inventors: Tai; Ya-Hsiang (Maio-Li County, TW), Chiu; Chaung-Ming (Maio-Li County, TW)
Title: Method of charging liquid crystal display device
Patent Number: 7,242,396

Inventors: Tain; Alex (Milpitas, CA), Tosaya; Eric (Fremont, CA)
Title: Method for automatically routing connections between top side conductors and bottom side conductors of an integrated circuit package
Patent Number: 7,243,327

Inventors: Takagami; Hidenori (Takasago, JP), Kawakami; Hiroshi (Funabashi, JP), Kato; Kazuhiko (Ashiya, JP)
Title: Regeneration apparatus and regeneration method for electroless plating
Patent Number: 7,968,149

Inventors: Takagi; Fumio (Chino, JP), Kurosawa; Ryuichi (Okaya, JP), Sawaki; Daisuke (Suwa, JP)
Title: Liquid dispense head and manufacturing method thereof
Patent Number: 7,240,855

Inventors: Takagi; Kazumasa (Tokyo, JP), Takagi; Eizou (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Mounting base
Patent Number: 9,068,320

Inventors: Takahashi; Hyou (Shizuoka, JP), Yamanaka; Tsukasa (Shizuoka, JP), Fujimori; Toru (Shizuoka, JP)
Title: Positive-working resist composition
Patent Number: 7,241,551

Inventors: Takahashi; Kenji (Urayasu, JP)
Title: Image pickup apparatus and control method thereof
Patent Number: 7,969,482

Inventors: Takahashi; Takashi (Miyagi, JP), Kaminishi; Morimasa (Miyagi, JP), Sato; Shunichi (Miyagi, JP), Itoh; Akihiro (Miyagi, JP), Jikutani; Naoto (Miyagi, JP)
Title: Semiconductor light-emitting device, surface-emission laser diode, and production apparatus thereof, production method, optical module and optical telecommunication system
Patent Number: 7,968,362

Inventors: Takahashi; Tatsuhiko (Hyogo, JP)
Title: Device for correcting fuel injection amount of internal combustion engine, and control apparatus for internal combustion engine employing the device
Patent Number: 7,240,671

Inventors: Takahashi; Tetsuya (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Head control device, storage device, and maximum power determining method
Patent Number: 7,969,682

Inventors: Takai; Hisashi (Kagawa, JP), Okada; Kazuya (Kagawa, JP), Konishi; Takayoshi (Kagawa, JP)
Title: Water-disintegratable sheet and manufacturing method thereof
Patent Number: 7,241,711

Inventors: Takaki; Yasuhiro (Koshi, JP), Miyahara; Osamu (Koshi, JP), Tanaka; Keiichi (Koshi, JP), Wakamizu; Shinya (Koshi, JP), Terada; Takashi (Koshi, JP)
Title: Rinse treatment method and development process method
Patent Number: 7,968,278

Inventors: Takasumi; Shinya (Akiruno, JP)
Title: White balance control method, imaging apparatus and storage medium storing white balance control program
Patent Number: 7,969,483

Inventors: Takata; Hidehiro (Hyogo, JP)
Title: Signal bus arrangement
Patent Number: 7,243,181

Inventors: Takata; Yoshiki (Suzuka, JP)
Title: Lighting device for display device, display device and television receiver
Patent Number: 7,969,099

Inventors: Takayama; Takemori (Hirakata, JP)
Title: Crawler, crawler pin, crawler bush, and crawler manufacturing method
Patent Number: 7,240,973

Inventors: Takayama; Takemori (Hirakata, JP)
Title: Ferrous abrasion resistant sliding material
Patent Number: 7,967,922

Inventors: Takeda; Akiyoshi (Kanonji, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing a carbon material and the carbon material
Patent Number: 9,067,834

Inventors: Takeda; Kentarou (Osaka, JP), Nagase; Junichi (Osaka, JP)
Title: Liquid crystal panel and liquid crystal display apparatus
Patent Number: 7,969,542

Inventors: Takeda; Minoru (Osaka, JP), Shoji; Hidehiko (Osaka, JP)
Title: Plasma display device
Patent Number: 7,969,388

Inventors: Takeda; Nobuyuki (Tokyo, JP), Hattori; Hiroshi (Tokyo, JP), Onoguchi; Kazunori (Tokyo, JP)
Title: System and method for detecting obstacle
Patent Number: 7,242,817

Inventors: Takeishi; Naoto (Kawasaki, JP), Watanabe; Kazuyoshi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Information processing apparatus
Patent Number: 9,069,742

Inventors: Takekoshi; Kiyoshi (Nirasaki, JP), Hosaka; Hisatomi (Nirasaki, JP), Hagihara; Junichi (Nirasaki, JP), Hatsushika; Kunihiko (Nirasaki, JP), Usui; Takamasa (Fujisawa, JP), Kaneko; Hisashi (Fujisawa, JP), Hayasaka; Nobuo (Yokosuka, JP), Ido; Yoshiyuki (Ibi-gun, JP)
Title: Reliability evaluation test apparatus, reliability evaluation test system, contactor, and reliability evaluation test method
Patent Number: 7,242,206

Inventors: Takemoto; Yasuo (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,968,997

Inventors: Takeshima; Shinichi (Numazu, JP), Koyama; Akio (Sunto-gun, JP)
Title: Method for producing porous substances
Patent Number: 7,968,490

Inventors: Takeuchi; Yasushi (Toride, JP), Ikeda; Yuichi (Abiko, JP), Tomine; Jun (Abiko, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus which can optimize cleaning time of transfer member contacting inter-image area of image bearing member
Patent Number: 7,242,887

Inventors: Takida; Takayuki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: DC-DC converter
Patent Number: 9,071,128

Inventors: Takizawa; Katsumi (Fukuoka, JP), Namba; Taro (Fukuoka, JP)
Title: Robot system, robot, and sorted article manufacturing method
Patent Number: 9,067,744

Inventors: Tal; Oren (Tel-Aviv, IL), Tal; Reuven (Tel-Aviv, IL)
Title: Method and system for automated and selective determination of call completion services
Patent Number: 7,970,107

Inventors: Talwar; Rajesh (Frontenac, MO)
Title: Method for joining at least two adjoining work-pieces by friction stir and/or friction stir spot welding
Patent Number: 7,240,821

Inventors: Tam; Simon (Cambridge, GB), Agrawal; Vinayak (Ghaziabad, IN)
Title: Power converter circuit and method for power conversion
Patent Number: 7,242,171

Inventors: Tamamura; Hirokazu (Tokyo, JP), Nakahara; Toru (Nagano, JP), Nomura; Wataru (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Peptidic antigen that induces antibody recognizing three-dimensional structure of HIV and method for synthesizing same
Patent Number: 9,066,983

Inventors: Tan; Kim Pin (Penang, MY), Chua; Kar Keng (Penang, MY)
Title: Methods for producing structured application-specific integrated circuits that are equivalent to field-programmable gate arrays
Patent Number: 7,243,315

Inventors: Tanahashi; Yu (Toyota, JP)
Title: Coil correction method
Patent Number: 9,071,114

Inventors: Tanaka; Akiko (Tokyo, JP), Kitamura; Mitsuru (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Fabrication method for a computer-generated hologram in which a three-dimensional object having visualized cross-sectional surfaces is recorded, and computer-generated hologram in which a three-dimensional object having visualized cross-sectional surfaces is recorded
Patent Number: 7,969,632

Inventors: Tanaka; Akimasa (Hamamatsu, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing a semiconductor photodetector device by removing the semiconductor substrate on one surface after forming the light-transmitting layer on the opposing surface
Patent Number: 7,968,429

Inventors: Tanaka; Hiroshi (Kanagawa, JP), Hori; Kazuhito (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Method of manufacturing display, and display
Patent Number: 9,070,900

Inventors: Tanaka; Koichiro (Kanagawa, JP), Morisue; Masafumi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Method for manufacturing display device, and etching apparatus
Patent Number: 7,968,453

Inventors: Tanaka; Shunsei (Toyonaka, JP)
Title: Overcurrent protection circuit and voltage regulator incorporating same
Patent Number: 7,969,703

Inventors: Taniguchi; Kazutoshi (Tokyo, JP), Shirahata; Kei (Tokyo, JP), Kuzuu; Takashi (Tokyo, JP), Tatehata; Shoji (Tokyo, JP), Sasaki; Eiji (Tokyo, JP), Murotani; Kiichiro (Tokyo, JP), Obata; Naohiko (Tokyo, JP), Suzui; Yuichiro (Tokyo, JP), Adachi; Ryoto (Tokyo, JP), Nagami; Tetsuro (Tokyo, JP), Matsuda; Takashi (Tokyo, JP), Nakanishi; Yasuyuki (Tokyo, JP), Ieda; Masahiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Disk device
Patent Number: 7,243,357

Inventors: Taniguchi; Makoto (Oobu, JP)
Title: Rotary electric system designed to utilize zero-phase circuit
Patent Number: 7,969,104

Inventors: Taniguchi; Makoto (Susono, JP), Ukai; Yoshihiko (Nagoya, JP), Tsunekawa; Hirokazu (Nagoya, JP), Shioiri; Hiroyuki (Numazu, JP)
Title: Fastening structure for ring-gear and differential case, and differential device using same
Patent Number: 9,068,640

Inventors: Tanimoto; Yoshifumi (Hirakata, JP)
Title: Facsimile machine and data conversion device
Patent Number: 7,242,496

Inventors: Tanimoto; Yoshifumi (Hirakata, JP)
Title: Communication device for generating an electronic email including an original document and a reply document based on the condition to include the reply document in the electronic email among a plurality of reply documents
Patent Number: 7,243,128

Inventors: Tarango; Tony M. (Folsom, CA), Swartz; Ronald W. (Granite Bay, CA)
Title: Testing of integrated circuit receivers
Patent Number: 7,243,272

Inventors: Tarczewski; Jacek (Hrusovany u Brna, CZ), Edwards; Richard (Staffordshire, GB), Gass; Simon (Staffordshire, GB)
Title: Outlet valve for use with a pressurized fluid container
Patent Number: 9,069,360

Inventors: Tatsumura; Kosuke (Kawasaki, JP), Goto; Masakazu (Yokohama, JP), Ichihara; Reika (Yokohama, JP), Koyama; Masato (Miura-gun, JP), Kawanaka; Shigeru (Yokohama, JP), Nakajima; Kazuaki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,968,956

Inventors: Tavassoli Hozouri; Behzad (Santa Clara, CA)
Title: Multi-band or wide-band antenna
Patent Number: 7,242,352

Inventors: Taylor; Douglas D. (Louisville, KY), Gercel-Taylor; Cicek (Louisville, KY)
Title: Methods of predicting and decreasing the risk of pregnancy loss
Patent Number: 9,068,990

Inventors: Taylor; Michael DeMar (San Jose, CA), Kinsel; John R. (San Jose, CA), Riordan; Tom (Los Altos, CA)
Title: Cache memory architecture with system controller device that compares cache tags to memory addresses received from microprocessor
Patent Number: 7,243,192

Inventors: Taylor; Thomas J. (Englewood, CO), Bristol; Derek C. (Boulder, CO)
Title: Polycarboxyl/polyol fiberglass binder
Patent Number: 7,241,487

Inventors: Tazoe; Nobuhiro (Tokyo, JP), Honjou; Hisashi (Tokyo, JP), Nomura; Akihiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Facility for forming cell electrode plate
Patent Number: 7,967,594

Inventors: Teegan; Hugh A. (Bellevue, WA), Matsumoto; Scott (Andover, MA)
Title: Wrapped object for observing object events
Patent Number: 7,243,271

Inventors: Teng; Gary Ganghui (Northborough, MA)
Title: Process for on-press developing overcoat-free lithographic printing plate
Patent Number: 7,966,934

Inventors: Tesconi; Marc Sadler (Monroe, NY), Ku; Mannching Sherry (Thiells, NY), Xu; Yan (New City, NY)
Title: Process for preparing polymorph form II of tanaproget
Patent Number: 7,968,709

Inventors: Thayer; Richard D. (Bellevue, WA)
Title: Hose clamp removal and installation tool
Patent Number: 7,966,911

Inventors: Thekkath; Radhika (Palo Alto, CA), Uhler; G. Michael (Redwood City, CA), Ho; Ying-wai (Los Altos, CA), Harrell; Chandlee B. (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Processor having a compare extension of an instruction set architecture
Patent Number: 7,242,414

Inventors: Thompson; Claude R. (Virginia Beach, VA), Lechler; William M. (Virginia Beach, VA), Marshall; Neil F. (Williamsburg, VA)
Title: In-line deaerating system for aquatic species control
Patent Number: 7,967,892

Inventors: Thompson; J Martin Lovely (Old Orchard Beach, ME)
Title: Framework serving as structural support and utility space
Patent Number: 9,068,352

Inventors: Thornton; Curtis W. (Raleigh, NC), Hayes; Gerard James (Wake Forest, NC), Louks; Ronald A. (Durham, NC)
Title: Pivoting mobile terminal
Patent Number: 7,970,444

Inventors: Thottakkara; Benny J. (San Jose, CA), Ramanathan; Rajiv (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Technical enhancements to STP (IEEE 802.1D) implementation
Patent Number: 7,969,915

Inventors: Ting; Wei-Fan (Taipei, TW)
Title: Window operation interface for graphically revising electrical constraint set and method of using the same
Patent Number: 7,243,314

Inventors: Tippery; Steven R. (Newton, KS), Magisson; Emmanuel R. (Newton, KS)
Title: System and method for operating vehicle drive wheels
Patent Number: 9,067,495

Inventors: To; Chun Yuen (Hong Kong, CN)
Title: Ring binder mechanism having unitary structure
Patent Number: 9,067,457

Inventors: To; Hing Yan (Folsom, CA), Salmon; Joe (Placerville, CA)
Title: Method and apparatus for power efficient and scalable memory interface
Patent Number: 7,243,176

Inventors: Toda; Masayuki (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Printing apparatus, control method therefor, job processing method, printing system, and program
Patent Number: 7,969,593

Inventors: Todaka; Hirotaka (Aichi-ken, JP), Kadoma; Yoshiaki (Okazaki, JP), Iida; Masataka (Toyota, JP)
Title: Partially reinforcing method and apparatus of metal material
Patent Number: 7,240,529

Inventors: Tokita; Keiji (Tokyo, JP), Seki; Kouji (Tokyo, JP), Tanaka; Kazuya (Tokyo, JP), Suzuki; Yoshio (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Disk drive, disk feeding device, and disk loading mechanism
Patent Number: 7,971,211

Inventors: Toma; Tadamasa (Osaka, JP), Matsui; Yoshinori (Nara, JP), Kadono; Shinya (Hyogo, JP)
Title: Data reproduction device
Patent Number: 7,970,602

Inventors: Tomita; Manabu (Kanagawa, JP), Ushinohama; Iwao (Kanagawa, JP), Eguchi; Takeo (Kanagawa, JP), Nakayama; Fusa (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Liquid delivery head, liquid delivery device, and liquid delivery head driving method
Patent Number: 7,240,989

Inventors: Tomita; Tetsuo (Setagaya, JP), Hashimoto; Masanori (Yokohama, JP), Kimura; Bun (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Wireless communication system
Patent Number: 9,072,024

Inventors: Tonegawa; Nobuyuki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus, control method therefor and storage medium
Patent Number: 9,071,801

Inventors: Torii; Kenichi (Arakawa, JP), Naito; Takao (Kawasaki, JP), Tanaka; Toshiki (Kawasaki, JP), Yuki; Masahiro (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Raman amplifier and optical transmission system using the same
Patent Number: 7,242,519

Inventors: Tosi; Luis Phillipe (Houston, TX), Norman; William David (The Woodlands, TX), Underdown; David Reuel (Houston, TX), Maskos; Krystian (Houston, TX)
Title: Flow sensing apparatus and methods for use in oil and gas wells
Patent Number: 9,068,431

Inventors: Totman; Peter D. (Ogden, UT), Everton; Randy L. (Brigham City, UT), Egget; Mark R. (Brigham City, UT), Macon; David J. (Ogden, UT)
Title: Method and apparatus for detecting and determining event characteristics with reduced data collection
Patent Number: 7,240,564

Inventors: Toumura; Kunihiko (Hachioji, JP), Takeshima; Yoshiteru (Tokyo, JP), Haraguchi; Naoki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Service providing system
Patent Number: 9,071,612

Inventors: Toy; Wilson Wai (San Francisco, CA), Yates; Christopher Paul (Boulder Creek, CA), Krzeminski; Paul Allen (San Mateo, CA), Tornoe; Robert N. (Sunol, CA), Davies; Edmund Thomas (Orinda, CA)
Title: High voltage connection for vacuum electron device
Patent Number: 7,242,135

Inventors: Toya; Hiroshi (Nara, JP), Endoh; Yasuyuki (Hyogo, JP)
Title: Solid-state imaging device and camera
Patent Number: 7,969,485

Inventors: Tra; Andelon X. (Austin, TX), Lynch; David M. (Austin, TX), Housty; Oswin (Austin, TX)
Title: Bootstrap device and methods thereof
Patent Number: 7,971,098

Inventors: Tracht; Thorsten (Munchen, DE), Marzinger; Gunter (Ulrichsberg, AT), Gossmann; Timo (Neubiberg, DE)
Title: Signal processing device, use of the signal processing device and method for signal processing
Patent Number: 7,243,037

Inventors: Trautner; Andreas (Neuendettelsau, DE), Schmid; Markus (Abtsgmund, DE)
Title: Door for domestic appliance and domestic appliance
Patent Number: 9,068,753

Inventors: Tremblay; Marc R. (Mountain View, CA), Yim; Mark H. (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: Tactile feedback man-machine interface device
Patent Number: 7,969,416

Inventors: Trobaugh; Jason W. (St. Louis, MO), Arthur; R. Martin (Manchester, MO)
Title: Physically-based, probabilistic model for ultrasonic images incorporating shape, microstructure and system characteristics
Patent Number: 7,242,793

Inventors: Trollsas; O. Mikael (San Jose, CA), Kleiner; Lothar W. (Los Altos, CA), Hossainy; Syed F. A. (Hayward, CA)
Title: Tailored aliphatic polyesters for stent coatings
Patent Number: 9,067,002

Inventors: Truckenbrodt; Gerd (Weiden, DE), Hoss; Alfred (Tegernheim, DE)
Title: Auto-adjust vehicle headrest
Patent Number: 7,967,377

Inventors: Trush; Christopher J. (Novi, MI), Wang; Orson S. (Livonia, MI)
Title: Gear and mode selection for transmissions using a single input device
Patent Number: 9,068,649

Inventors: Tsai; Chao-Long (Hsinchu, TW), Yang; Jin-Bin (Changhua, TW)
Title: Apparatus and method for recovering clock signal extracted from prerecorded information in optical storage devices
Patent Number: 7,242,650

Inventors: Tsai; David (Chang Hua City, TW)
Title: Vehicle-carried rack for bicycles
Patent Number: 7,240,816

Inventors: Tsai; Fei-Gwo (Tainan, TW)
Title: Method of the adjustable matching map system in lithography
Patent Number: 7,241,541

Inventors: Tsai; Huo-Lu (Taichung Hsien, TW)
Title: Computer keyboard with transparent covers for protecting key characters
Patent Number: 7,969,718

Inventors: Tsao; Jung-Chih (Tainan, TW), Liao; Miao-Cheng (Yunlin, TW), Sun; Phil (Kaohsiung, TW), Chen; Kei-Wei (Taipei, TW)
Title: Alpha tantalum capacitor plate
Patent Number: 7,969,708

Inventors: Tseng; Ho Ping (San Jose, CA)
Title: Acoustic wave generator employing fluid injector
Patent Number: 9,070,354

Inventors: Tsuchiya; Toshikazu (Susono, JP)
Title: Motor control device, and optical scanning device, image forming device and printed circuit board including the same
Patent Number: 9,071,173

Inventors: Tsujii; Osamu (Kawasaki, JP), Morishita; Masakazu (Hiratsuka, JP), Okunuki; Masahiko (Akiruno, JP), Shimizu; Satoshi (Great Neck, NY)
Title: Mammography apparatus
Patent Number: 7,970,100

Inventors: Tsunehara; Katsuhiko (Kokubunji, JP), Doi; Nobukazu (Hachioji, JP), Kuwahara; Mikio (Kokubunji, JP), Ishifuji; Tomoaki (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Method for measuring distance and position using spread spectrum signal, and an equipment using the method
Patent Number: 7,969,347

Inventors: Tsunoda; Masaya (Kobe, JP)
Title: Golf club head and method of making the same
Patent Number: 7,241,230

Inventors: Tsusaka; Yuko (Osaka, JP), Fujioka; Soichiro (Osaka, JP), Matsuzaki; Natsume (Osaka, JP)
Title: Content management system
Patent Number: 7,971,265

Inventors: Tu; Hai-Lun (Taipei, TW), Lin; Ching-Yu (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Message barring system and method thereof
Patent Number: 7,242,673

Inventors: Tucker; Bradley Reed (Chandler, AZ), Smoke; Jason (Phoenix, AZ), Morris; Mark C. (Phoenix, AZ)
Title: Gas turbine engines with abradable turbine seal assemblies
Patent Number: 9,068,469

Inventors: Turberg; Andreas (Haan, DE), Gorgens; Ulrich (Ratingen, DE), Schwarz; Hans-Georg (Dorsten, DE), Werner; Stefan (Berlin, DE)
Title: Ectoparasiticidal active substance combinations
Patent Number: 9,066,945

Inventors: Turner; James Benjamin (Monroe, WA), Williams; Jason Lane (Redmond, WA)
Title: Parallel loop antennas for a mobile electronic device
Patent Number: 7,242,359

Inventors: Tuvell; George (Westerville, OH), Jiang; Chunyu (Columbus, OH)
Title: System and method of reporting and visualizing malware on mobile networks
Patent Number: 9,069,957

Inventors: Tyndall; John F. (Austin, TX), Moody, II; William H. (Austin, TX)
Title: System and method for controlling access to multiple physical media libraries
Patent Number: 7,971,019

Inventors: Uchiyama; Hiroki (Yokohama, JP), Asai; Takahiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Information input/output system, method and terminal therefor
Patent Number: 7,242,497

Inventors: Udrea; Florin (Cambridge, GB)
Title: Insulated gate bipolar transistor device comprising a depletion-mode MOSFET
Patent Number: 7,968,940

Inventors: Ueda; Yuuichi (Osaka, JP)
Title: Voltage generating circuit
Patent Number: 7,969,230

Inventors: Ueki; Nobuo (Tokyo, JP), Mori; Hironori (Kanagawa, JP), Kojima; Takashi (Tokyo, JP), Tokizaki; Yuki (Tokyo, JP), Nishibori; Kazuhiko (Kanagawa, JP), Kimura; Seiji (Chiba, JP)
Title: Image processing device, image processing method, and image processing program
Patent Number: 9,071,832

Inventors: Ullman; Craig (Brooklyn, NY), Hidary; Jack D. (New York, NY), Spivack; Nova T. (New York, NY)
Title: Enhanced video programming system and method for incorporating and displaying retrieved integrated Internet information segments
Patent Number: 7,243,139

Inventors: Ulrey; Joseph Norman (Dearborn, MI), Storhok; Eric Matthew (Ann Arbor, MI), Pursifull; Ross Dykstra (Dearborn, MI), Gonzales, Jr.; Frank (Dearborn, MI)
Title: Direct injection fuel system with reservoir
Patent Number: 7,966,984

Inventors: Umetsu; Kazushige (Chino, JP), Amako; Jun (Matsumoto, JP), Honda; Kenichi (Suwa, JP)
Title: Method and apparatus for cutting electrical wiring line on a substrate, and method and apparatus for manufacturing electronic device
Patent Number: 7,241,967

Inventors: Unemori; Elaine (Oakland, CA), Teichman; Sam (Alamo, CA), Cotter; Gad (Chapel Hill, NC), Stewart; Dennis (Los Gatos, CA), Whitehouse; Martha Jo (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Method of treating neurohormonal imbalance
Patent Number: 9,066,916

Inventors: Usami; Tomohide (Okazaki, JP)
Title: Liquid crystal display apparatus
Patent Number: 7,242,446

Inventors: Usoro; Patrick B. (Troy, MI), Alexander; Paul W. (Ypsilanti, MI), Browne; Alan L. (Grosse Pointe, MI), Corrion; Steven G (Oxford, MI), Gao; Xiujie (Troy, MI), Johnson; Nancy L. (Northville, MI), Mankame; Nilesh D. (Ann Arbor, MI), Maugh; Lawrence C. (Ann Arbor, MI), Kramarczyk; Mark (Sterling Heights, MI)
Title: Active material based safety belt buckle presenter
Patent Number: 7,967,339

Inventors: Utsunomiya; Motoyasu (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Liquid crystal projector apparatus and cooler
Patent Number: 7,967,446

Inventors: Uyttendaele; Carlo (Mortsel, BE), Aerts; Bart (Rumst, BE), Waumans; Bart (Puurs, BE), Geuens; Ingrid (Emblem, BE)
Title: Laser markable security film
Patent Number: 9,067,451

Inventors: Van Druten; Marie Roell (Eindhoven, NL), Bas Vroemen; Gerard (Eindhoven, NL), Serrarens; Anita Franciscus Alexander (Eindhoven, NL)
Title: Drive and transmission module with a layout adapted for a vehicle
Patent Number: 7,967,714

Inventors: Van Hoorn; Hendrik (Zevenhuizen, NL)
Title: Electrochemical sensor
Patent Number: 7,241,369

Inventors: Van Ingelgem; Werner (Buggemmout, BE), De Geest; Annelies (Aalst, BE), Mahlous; Djamila (Vilvoorde, BE), De Poorter; Annick (Laarne, BE), Smet; Steven (Ghent, BE)
Title: Tampon with ribs having a median diverging from the radius
Patent Number: 7,967,803

Inventors: Van Laak; Hermann (Hunxe, DE)
Title: Positioning device for a manual welding machine
Patent Number: 9,067,365

Inventors: van Wageningen; Darren (Kanta, CA), Wortman; Curt (Ottawa, CA)
Title: Output reporting techniques for hard intellectual property blocks
Patent Number: 7,242,217

Inventors: Vance; Scott L. (Staffanstorp, SE)
Title: Frequency band switching of an antenna arrangement
Patent Number: 7,242,355

Inventors: Vande Woude; George F. (Ada, MI), Zhang; Yu-wen (Grand Rapids, MI), Shinomiya; Nariyoshi (Saitama, JP)
Title: Immune-compromised transgenic mice expressing human hepatocyte growth factor (hHGF)
Patent Number: 7,968,762

Inventors: Vandevelde; John C. (New Lenox, IL)
Title: Method and game for cyclists
Patent Number: 9,067,095

Inventors: Vanoni; Marco (Monza, IT), Tortora; Paolo (Milan, IT), Tonon; Giancarlo (Milan, IT), Taylor; Geoffrey (Milan, IT), Orsini; Gaetano (Varese, IT)
Title: Soluble endoproteases for the in vitro processing of recombinant proteins
Patent Number: 7,241,609

Inventors: Vanstone; Scott A. (Campbellville, CA), Menezes; Alfred J. (Toronto, CA), Qu; Minghua (Mississauga, CA), Struik; Rene (Toronto, CA)
Title: Key agreement and transport protocol
Patent Number: 7,243,232

Inventors: Vechev; Martin (Yorktown Heights, NY), Yahav; Eran (Haifa, IL), Raman; Raghavan (Houston, TX), Sarkar; Vivek (Houston, TX)
Title: Automatic verification of determinism for parallel programs
Patent Number: 9,069,893

Inventors: Veeger; Marcel (Goch, DE), Klotz; Andreas (Grevenbroich, DE), Maehse; Gerda (Krefeld, DE), Haeusler; Beatrice (Krefeld, DE), Faensen; Karin (Kerkrade, NL)
Title: Skin and hair care agents
Patent Number: 7,241,452

Inventors: Velde; Michael John (Clinton, WI)
Title: Alfalfa variety named magnum VI
Patent Number: 7,968,769

Inventors: Vempati; Chaitanya K. (The Woodlands, TX), Patel; Suresh G. (The Woodlands, TX)
Title: Methods of forming earth-boring tools and related structures
Patent Number: 9,068,408

Inventors: Venables; Bradley D. (Ottawa, CA), Stuart; David G. (Almonte, CA)
Title: Method and system for weight and rate scheduling
Patent Number: 7,969,884

Inventors: Venkata; Sumanth Jannyavula (Shakopee, MN), Kim; Young-Pil (Eden Prairie, MN)
Title: Retention based defecting in a hybrid memory system
Patent Number: 9,069,474

Inventors: Verborgt; Jozef (Clearwater, FL), Webb; Arthur Anthony (Fort Washington, MD)
Title: Diols formed by ring-opening of epoxies
Patent Number: 7,241,504

Inventors: Verhaak; Michael Johannes Franciscus Maria (Amsterdam, NL), Van Westrenen; Jeroen (Amsterdam, NL)
Title: Process for the production of ethylene oxide
Patent Number: 9,067,901

Inventors: Verma; Hare Krishna (Cupertino, CA), Gunwani; Manoj (San Jose, CA), Sunkavalli; Ravi (Milpitas, CA)
Title: System and method of configurable bus-based dedicated connection circuits
Patent Number: 7,970,979

Inventors: Verstraete; Gerrit (Pittem, BE), Kimpe; Tom (Ghent, BE)
Title: Optical correction for high uniformity panel lights
Patent Number: 9,070,316

Inventors: Vijayakumari; Sivakumar Sadasivan (Amsterdam, NL), Van Westrenen; Jeroen (Amsterdam, NL)
Title: Process for the production of alcohols
Patent Number: 9,067,861

Inventors: Vilain; Michel (Saint-Georges-de-Commiers, FR)
Title: Microbolometer and its manufacturing method
Patent Number: 7,241,998

Inventors: Viturro; R. Enrique (Rochester, NY), Mestha; Lalit Keshav (Fairport, NY), Hancock; Joseph D. (Rochester, NY), Love; Tonya L. (Rochester, NY)
Title: Pitch to pitch online gray balance calibration with dynamic highlight and shadow controls
Patent Number: 7,969,625

Inventors: Vogels; Ronald (Linschoten, NL), Havenga; Menzo J. E. (Alphen aan de Rijn, NL), Bout; Abraham (Moerkapelle, NL)
Title: Gene delivery vectors provided with a tissue tropism for smooth muscle cells, and/or endothelial cells
Patent Number: 7,968,087

Inventors: Vollmer; Timothy (Scottsdale, AZ)
Title: Combination therapy with glatiramer acetate and mitoxantrone for the treatment of multiple sclerosis
Patent Number: 7,968,511

Inventors: Volpe, Jr.; Joseph (Sarasota, FL), Chynoweth; William (Troy, MI)
Title: Vehicle rear seat shelf
Patent Number: 7,966,950

Inventors: Von Eichelstreiber; Christoph (Schweppenhausen, DE), Reineke; Jessica (Bad Schwalbach, DE), Tenzer; Stefan (Mainz, DE), Schild; Hansjoerg (Schwabenheim, DE), Rupnik; Maja (Limbus, SI)
Title: Medicament for LCT poisoning
Patent Number: 9,066,961

Inventors: VonFelden; Robert (Concord, CA), Kokoszka; John (Atlanta, GA)
Title: Heat-seal coating
Patent Number: 9,068,105

Inventors: Vorbach; Martin (Karlsruhe, DE), Munch; Robert (Karlsruhe, DE)
Title: I/O and memory bus system for DFPs and units with two-or multi-dimensional programmable cell architectures
Patent Number: 7,243,175

Inventors: Vorenkamp; Pieter (Laguna Niguel, CA)
Title: Voltage supply interface with current sensitivity and reduced series resistance
Patent Number: 7,969,130

Inventors: Vosshall; Leslie B. (New York, NY), Amrein; Hubert O. (Durham, NC), Axel; Richard (New York, NY)
Title: Genes encoding insect odorant receptors and uses thereof
Patent Number: 7,241,881

Inventors: Vucina; Mark A (Pacific Grove, CA), Vucina; Diana K (Pacific Grove, CA)
Title: Project management systems and methods
Patent Number: 7,970,639

Inventors: Wada; Osamu (Ima, JP), Nakamura; Junichi (Shiojiri, JP)
Title: Color display device and color display method
Patent Number: 7,969,385

Inventors: Wada; Yoshinori (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Printing system and cutting method where when cutting information is not detected, cutting occurs at a set length set in advance
Patent Number: 7,967,517

Inventors: Waite; Darrell (Bangor, ME), Arnold; Richard (Milford, ME), St. Pierre; James (Milford, ME), Pendse; Hemant P. (Orono, ME), Ceckler; William H. (Hancock, ME)
Title: System and method for conditioning a hardwood pulp liquid hydrolysate
Patent Number: 9,068,291

Inventors: Wakaizumi; Kiyoshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Robot
Patent Number: 7,241,102

Inventors: Walak; Steven (Natick, MA)
Title: Microtubes for therapeutic delivery
Patent Number: 7,967,856

Inventors: Walewski; Joachim (Unterhaching, DE), Bahr; Michael (Munich, DE)
Title: Method and device for optical focusing
Patent Number: 9,069,241

Inventors: Walker; Jay S. (Ridgefield, CT), Jorasch; James A. (Stamford, CT), Sparico; Thomas M. (New York, NY), Fincham; Magdalena M. (Norwalk, CT)
Title: Methods and apparatus for providing entertainment content at a gaming device
Patent Number: 7,241,219

Inventors: Walker; Todd David (Keller, TX), Baskin; Bryan Kenneth (Arlington, TX)
Title: Drive mechanisms for variable diameter rotor systems
Patent Number: 9,068,818

Inventors: Walsh, Jr.; John Maurice (Bozeman, MT)
Title: Thermostat fan and boiler timer
Patent Number: 7,240,851

Inventors: Walsh; Joseph C. (Boulder, CO), Conatser; Robert L. (Longmont, CO), Kastanek; Raymond S. (Longmont, CO)
Title: Container and methods associated therewith
Patent Number: 7,241,254

Inventors: Walter; Mary A. (Fair Oaks Ranch, TX), Davis; Nick N. (San Antonio, TX)
Title: Calcium-enriched food product
Patent Number: 7,968,130

Inventors: Walter; Mary A. (San Antonio, TX), Davis; Nick N. (San Antonio, TX)
Title: Calcium-enriched food product
Patent Number: 7,968,131

Inventors: Wang; Chang-Yin (Kunshan, CN), Lai; Chin-Te (Tu-Cheng, TW), Liu; Su-Feng (Kunshan, CN), Wang; Li-Bin (Kunshan, CN)
Title: Cable assembly adapted to be mounted to panel
Patent Number: 7,967,624

Inventors: Wang; Feng (Guangdong, CN), He; Sidong (Guangdong, CN)
Title: Safe intelligent container
Patent Number: 7,242,296

Inventors: Wang; Heli (Littleton, CO), Turner; John A. (Littleton, CO)
Title: Electrochemical nitridation of metal surfaces
Patent Number: 9,068,271

Inventors: Wang; Hong (Cupertino, CA), Liu; Zhimin (San Jose, CA)
Title: Applications of Raman scattering probes
Patent Number: 7,242,469

Inventors: Wang; Jhao-Ming (Taipei, TW), Chang; Su-Yi (Taipei, TW)
Title: Mobile communication apparatus
Patent Number: 7,969,414

Inventors: Wang; King-Yuan (Chang-Hua City 500, TW)
Title: Trigger mechanism for watering nozzles
Patent Number: 7,240,858

Inventors: Wang; Song (San Diego, CA), Choy; Eddie L. T. (Carlsbad, CA), Gupta; Samir Kumar (San Diego, CA)
Title: Enhancement techniques for blind source separation (BSS)
Patent Number: 7,970,564

Inventors: Wang; Te-Chung (Hsinchu, TW), Hsu; Jung-Tsung (Hsinchu, TW), Chuo; Chang-Cheng (Hsinchu, TW), Tsai; Ching-En (Hsinchu, TW), Lai; Chih-Ming (Hsinchu, TW)
Title: Quantum dot/quantum well light emitting diode
Patent Number: 7,242,030

Inventors: Wang; Weizi (Shanghai, CN), Wu; Zhigan (Shanghai, CN), Jin; Wanbing (Shanghai, CN), Ying; Jianping (Shanghai, CN), Wu; Lijian (Shanghai, CN), Huang; Shih-Ming (Taoyuan Shien, TW), Huang; Wen-Shi (Taoyuan Shien, TW)
Title: Starting method for Hall-less single-phase BLDCM
Patent Number: 7,242,160

Inventors: Wang; Xiaobo (San Diego, CA), Wu; Lei (San Diego, CA), Xu; Jun Quan (Beijing, CN), Huang; Ming Xiang (San Diego, CA), Yang; Weiping (San Diego, CA), Cheng; Jing (Beijing, CN), Xu; Jia (San Diego, CA)
Title: Biochips including ion transport detecting structures and methods of use
Patent Number: 7,968,305

Inventors: Wang; Xiaojun (Cary, NC), Mednick; Kenneth (San Jose, CA)
Title: IC layout physical verification method
Patent Number: 7,243,321

Inventors: Wang; Zhichao (Vandalia, OH)
Title: Scroll machine using floating seal with backer
Patent Number: 7,967,584

Inventors: Ward; Luke John (Durham, GB)
Title: Atomisation of a precursor into an excitation medium for coating a remote substrate
Patent Number: 7,968,154

Inventors: Ward; Patrick (Ballinasloe, IE)
Title: Residual current device with double grounded neutral fault detection
Patent Number: 7,242,557

Inventors: Wargh; Christian (Eskilstuna, SE), Akerblom; Mats (Eskilstuna, SE), Jansson; Daniel (Eskilstuna, SE)
Title: Brake system and vehicle comprising a brake system
Patent Number: 9,067,575

Inventors: Wark; Timothy John (Ryde, AU)
Title: Audio segmentation with energy-weighted bandwidth bias
Patent Number: 7,243,062

Inventors: Warnaar; Patrick (Tilburg, NL), Van Schijndel; Mark (Eindhoven, NL), Kubis; Michael (Dusseldorf, DE)
Title: Metrology method and apparatus, and device manufacturing method
Patent Number: 9,069,264

Inventors: Warnack; Boris (Rangendingen, DE), Hartwig; Judith (Grosselfingen, DE), Pschibl; Silke (Rangendingen, DE), Yribarren; Travis Richard (San Mateo, CA), Von Oepen; Randolf (Los Altos Hills, CA), Rieth; Thomas (Hirrlingen, DE), Coffey; Lorcan (Tuebingen, DE), Zucker; Arik (Zurich, CH)
Title: Dilatation balloon having reduced rigidity
Patent Number: 7,967,836

Inventors: Wartini; Alexander (Heidelberg, DE), Dernbach; Matthias (Dossenheim, DE), Tischer; Gerlinde (Ruhland, DE), Sirch; Tilman (Schifferstadt, DE)
Title: Method for producing polyesterpolyols of polyvalent alcohols
Patent Number: 7,241,914

Inventors: Wasalaski; Philip Lee (Bay City, MI), Matousek; David G (Bay City, MI)
Title: Electrical connector with integrated terminal position assurance and wire cover
Patent Number: 7,241,183

Inventors: Watanabe; Katsuya (Nara, JP), Yoshikawa; Akira (Nara, JP), Ueda; Eiji (Osaka, JP), Ishibashi; Hiroshige (Osaka, JP), Kuze; Yuuichi (Osaka, JP)
Title: Optical disc device
Patent Number: 7,969,844

Inventors: Watanabe; Manabu (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Program section layout method and layout program
Patent Number: 7,970,997

Inventors: Watanabe; Mitsuhisa (Tokyo, JP), Anjoh; Ichiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Module with stacked semiconductor devices
Patent Number: 7,969,019

Inventors: Watanabe; Nobuyuki (Yokohama, JP)
Title: Imaging apparatus suppressing an occurrence of color moire
Patent Number: 7,242,432

Inventors: Watanabe; Yasuo (Machida, JP), Kawamura; Shunji (Yokohama, JP), Ogawa; Junji (Sagamihara, JP)
Title: Storage system
Patent Number: 7,970,995

Inventors: Watson; Gary (Chicago, IL)
Title: Workout bar
Patent Number: 7,967,737

Inventors: Weber; Harold J. (Centerville, MA)
Title: Remote controller utilizing a proxy adapter to enable sending a plurality of commands by user actuation of a single-button
Patent Number: 7,969,513

Inventors: Weber; Thomas (Chatenois les Forges, FR)
Title: Method for cleaning and regenerating a particle filter in a filter assembly, assembly therefor and elements for said assembly
Patent Number: 7,241,329

Inventors: Weber; Ulrich (Ulm, DE), Holderer; Hubert (Oberkochen, DE)
Title: Holding and positioning apparatus for an optical element
Patent Number: 7,242,537

Inventors: Wechs; Michael (Sigmarszell, DE)
Title: Transmission for a motor-vehicle
Patent Number: 9,068,627

Inventors: Weissman; Haim (Haifa, IL)
Title: Wired cellular telephone system
Patent Number: 7,970,368

Inventors: Welch; Richard E. (Lexington, OH), Miller; Michael L. (Huntersville, NC)
Title: External reset device for an electric water heater
Patent Number: 7,242,858

Inventors: Weldon; Brandon T. (Cherry Hill, NJ), Kennedy; Steven (West Chester, PA), Conti; Riccardo (Brigantine, NJ), Torkelson; Jeffrey R. (Woolwich, NJ)
Title: Method for controlling soot induced lubricant viscosity increase
Patent Number: 7,966,988

Inventors: Wen; Tao (Shanghai, CN), Wang; Gang (Shanghai, CN)
Title: Method and apparatus for decocting ingredients in a solvent
Patent Number: 9,066,619

Inventors: Westerdahl; Anders (Linkoping, SE), Turesson; Ingemar (Linkoping, SE)
Title: Method of manufacturing an article of fiber-reinforced composite material
Patent Number: 7,968,041

Inventors: Westerinen; William J. (Sammamish, WA), Carpenter; Todd L. (Monroe, WA)
Title: Direct memory access for compliance checking
Patent Number: 7,971,056

Inventors: Weston; Martin (Petersfield, GB), Steinberg; Avigdor (Petersfield, GB)
Title: Video processing system and method with recursive and non-recursive filtering in separate high frequency bands
Patent Number: 7,969,510

Inventors: Westra; Jan R. (Uithoorn, NL), Mulder; Jan (Houten, NL), van der Goes; Franciscus Maria Leonardus (Den Haag, NL)
Title: Interpolating programmable gain attenuator
Patent Number: 7,242,267

Inventors: Weyens; Guy (Beersel, BE), Barnes; Steve (Petit-Hallet, BE), Rosquin; Inge (Lier, BE)
Title: T227-1 flanking sequence
Patent Number: 7,241,567

Inventors: White; Bryan A. (Encinitas, CA), Herman; Clyde D. (El Cajon, CA)
Title: Locking apparatus for a garage door
Patent Number: 7,240,524

Inventors: White; David (Cambridge, MA), Smith; Taber H. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Test masks for lithographic and etch processes
Patent Number: 7,243,316

Inventors: White; Russell W. (Austin, TX), Imes; Kevin R. (Austin, TX)
Title: Providing broadcast content
Patent Number: 7,970,379

Inventors: Whitney; Christopher E. (Highland, MI), Bauerle; Paul A. (Fenton, MI), Jin; Ning (Novi, MI), Shupe; Todd R. (Milford, MI), Simon, Jr.; Robert C. (Brighton, MI)
Title: Cooridnated torque control operation with de-energized throttle
Patent Number: 9,068,517

Inventors: Whyte; Jon Frank Ross (Gretton, GB)
Title: Bicycle rear suspension
Patent Number: 7,240,912

Inventors: Wilfred; Thom (Bingen, DE)
Title: Workpiece carrier
Patent Number: 9,067,300

Inventors: Willenborg; John (Novato, CA)
Title: Point of view video mounting system
Patent Number: 9,071,675

Inventors: Willenborg; John (Novato, CA)
Title: POV video mounting system
Patent Number: 9,071,810

Inventors: Willerton; Joshua (Los Alamos, NM)
Title: Visor assembly with integrated storage receptacles
Patent Number: 7,240,951

Inventors: Williams; Doug (St. Joseph, MI), Helm; Rick (Crystal Lake, IL), Taylor; William Joseph (Crystal Lake, MI), Libbe; Robert M. (Schaumburg, IL)
Title: System and method for verifying entry of keystrokes received from a capacitive keypad
Patent Number: 7,969,331

Inventors: Williams; Gary Donald (Decatur, GA), Bronner; Nathaniel H. (Atlanta, GA)
Title: Advertising headpiece
Patent Number: 9,066,553

Inventors: Williams; Glynn R (Winchester, GB), Forbes; Kevin J (Houston, TX), Hartog; Arthur H (Southampton, GB), Koeniger; Christian (Egelsbach, DE), Brown; George A (Beaconsfield, GB)
Title: Use of fiber optics in deviated flows
Patent Number: 7,240,730

Inventors: Williams; John R. (Georgetown, TX)
Title: Armored stripper rubber
Patent Number: 7,240,727

Inventors: Williams; Martha K. (Titusville, FL), Smith; Trent M. (Melbourne, FL)
Title: Approach for achieving flame retardancy while retaining physical properties in a compatible polymer matrix
Patent Number: 7,968,648

Inventors: Williams; Peter C. (Cleveland Heights, OH), Kuhns; Howard C. B. (Aurora, OH)
Title: Ferrule with plural inner diameters
Patent Number: 7,240,929

Inventors: Williams; Robert A. (Los Altos, CA)
Title: System and method for communicating image data using error correction coding
Patent Number: 7,243,291

Inventors: Williamson; Alexander (Mortsel, BE), Callant; Paul (Edegem, BE)
Title: Photopolymerizable composition
Patent Number: 7,241,557

Inventors: Willmeroth; Armin (Augsburg, DE), Schmitt; Markus (Neubiberg, DE), Kaindl; Winfried (Unterhaching, DE), Weber; Hans (Bayerisch Gmain, DE)
Title: Semiconductor device with a super junction structure based on a compensation structure with compensation layers and having a compensation rate gradient
Patent Number: 9,070,580

Inventors: Willwerth; Michael D. (Campbell, CA), Palagashvili; David (Mountain View, CA), Chafin; Michael G. (Santa Clara, CA), Lin; Ying-Sheng (Fremont, CA)
Title: Plasma reactor electrostatic chuck with cooled process ring and heated workpiece support surface
Patent Number: 9,070,536

Inventors: Winberg; Lars (Stockholm, SE), Holmberg; Per (Stockholm, SE)
Title: Method and processing unit for selective value prediction using data cache hit/miss information and/or dependency depth information
Patent Number: 7,243,218

Inventors: Winder; Simon (Seattle, WA), Brown; Matthew (Seattle, WA)
Title: Local image descriptors
Patent Number: 7,970,226

Inventors: Winstead; Benjamin J. (Minneapolis, MN), Formo; Jason I. (Brooklyn Park, MN)
Title: Method and system for reducing a leakage component of a received radar signal
Patent Number: 7,969,350

Inventors: Winterberg; Markus (Dattein, DE), Nierlich; Franz (Marl, DE), Fernandez; Silvia Santiago (Oviedo, ES), Luh; Walter (Marl, DE), Houbrechts; Stephan (Duffel, BE), Maschmeyer; Dietrich (Recklinghausen, DE), Zanthoff; Horst-Werner (Mulheim a.d. Ruhr, DE), Buschken; Wilfried (Haltern am See, DE)
Title: Process for the dissociation of MTBE
Patent Number: 7,968,758

Inventors: Wirthlin; Alvin R. (Spanish Fork, UT)
Title: Optical liquid level transducer
Patent Number: 9,068,875

Inventors: Wolfe; Thomas D. (Grass Valley, CA)
Title: Anti-terrorism water quality monitoring system
Patent Number: 9,069,927

Inventors: Wolff; Gregory J. (Palo Alto, CA), Piersol; Kurt W. (Campbell, CA)
Title: Always on and updated operation for document logs
Patent Number: 7,970,738

Inventors: Wong; Chee Wai (Kuala Lumpur, MY), Tay; Cheng Siew (Tanjung Bungah, MY)
Title: Apparatuses and associated methods for improved solder joint reliability
Patent Number: 7,242,084

Inventors: Wong; Keng L. (Portland, OR), Ma; Hong-Piao (Portland, OR), Taylor; Greg F. (Portland, OR)
Title: Voltage control for clock generating circuit
Patent Number: 7,242,261

Inventors: Woo; Sung Ho (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Kwak; Jae Do (Seoul, KR)
Title: Method of displaying broadcast channel information and broadcast receiver implementing the same
Patent Number: 7,971,216

Inventors: Wood; Michael Hemsley (Poughkeepsie, NY)
Title: Verification of spare latch placement in synthesized macros
Patent Number: 7,971,162

Inventors: Wood; Richard Roy (Randburg, ZA)
Title: Energy generation system including pressure vessels with flexible bladders having elongate valve tubes contained therein that contain a plurality of flow apertures for communication of fluid therewith
Patent Number: 9,068,560

Inventors: Woodhams; Mark L. (Peru, IN)
Title: Bunk bed with reversible staircase and drawer unit
Patent Number: 7,971,290

Inventors: Woods; Carl (Aptos, CA), de Larios; John (Palo Alto, CA)
Title: System for substrate processing with meniscus, vacuum, IPA vapor, drying manifold
Patent Number: 7,240,679

Inventors: Woolston; Thomas G. (Alexandria, VA)
Title: Apparatus and method for remote sellers to initiate auction instances at an auction facilitator system and receive or make payment for items bought and sold with the system by book entry accounting between participant accounts accessible to the system
Patent Number: 7,970,652

Inventors: Wright; Keisha L. (Brooklyn, NY), Franklin; H. Anthony (Sugarland, TX)
Title: Cosmetics retrieval and applicator tool with non-porous tip apparatus
Patent Number: 9,066,570

Inventors: Wu; Alan K. (Kitchener, CA), Martin; Michael A. (Oakville, CA), Brown; Robert H. (Elmvale, CA)
Title: Tube bundle heat exchanger comprising tubes with expanded sections
Patent Number: 7,240,723

Inventors: Wu; Albert (Palo Alto, CA), Liou; Shiann-Ming (Campbell, CA), Wu; Scott (San Jose, CA)
Title: Semiconductor package with a semiconductor die embedded within substrates
Patent Number: 9,070,679

Inventors: Wu; Cheng-Shiun (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Title: Lens module
Patent Number: 7,969,669

Inventors: Wu; Hung-Chen (Tu-Cheng, TW)
Title: Suction device
Patent Number: 7,967,351

Inventors: Wu; Jieh-Tsorng (Hsinchu, TW), Wang; Ta-Hui (Hsinchu, TW), Chang; Hsie-Chia (Keelung, TW)
Title: Method of combining multilevel memory cells for an error correction scheme
Patent Number: 7,243,277

Inventors: Wu; Jin (Webster, NY)
Title: Zirconocene containing photoconductors
Patent Number: 7,968,261

Inventors: Wu; Jin (Webster, NY)
Title: Bis(enylaryl)arylamine containing photoconductors
Patent Number: 7,968,262

Inventors: Wu; Jin-Yong (Phoenix, AZ)
Title: Alternate sampling integrator
Patent Number: 7,242,333

Inventors: Wu; John (Torrance, CA)
Title: Reticle
Patent Number: 9,068,799

Inventors: Wu; Qiong (San Jose, CA), Mahooti; Kevin (San Jose, CA)
Title: Switch-body PMOS switch with switch-body dummies
Patent Number: 7,969,203

Inventors: Wursthorn; Edgar (Bad Durrheim, DE)
Title: Phase detector for a phase-locked loop
Patent Number: 7,242,738

Inventors: Wynes; Anthony G. (Glastonbury, Somerset, GB)
Title: Mixing apparatus
Patent Number: 7,240,897

Inventors: Xiang; Jia-Ning (Palo Alto, CA), Dai; Xuedong (San Jose, CA), Zhou; Cindy X. (Palo Alto, CA), Li; Jianhua (Sunnyvale, CA), Nguyen; Mark Q. (San Jose, CA)
Title: Levodopa prodrug mesylate, compositions thereof, and uses thereof
Patent Number: 7,968,597

Inventors: Xie; Jin (Longmont, CO), Oberg; Mats (Cupertino, CA), Liu; Jingfeng (Longmont, CO), Keirn; Zachary (Loveland, CO)
Title: System and method of decoupling asymmetry from baseline compensation
Patent Number: 7,969,848

Inventors: Xie; Lishan (Shenzhen, CN), Chen; Yujia (Shenzhen, CN), Yuan; Qinghui (Shenzhen, CN), Yang; Hongmin (Shenzhen, CN)
Title: High intensity discharge electronic ballast circuit, electronic ballast, and high intensity discharge lamp
Patent Number: 9,072,151

Inventors: Xu; Gang (Cupertino, CA), Wang; Chun-Ming (Fremont, CA), Zhong; Fan (Fremont, CA), Luo; Qi (Cupertino, CA)
Title: Device having thin black mask and method of fabricating the same
Patent Number: 7,969,638

Inventors: Yabumoto; Noriko (Kawasaki, JP), Satoh; Akiko (Kawasaki, JP), Zhang; Zhengjun (Kawasaki, JP), Matsuura; Takashi (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Method and apparatus for logic equivalence verification, and computer product
Patent Number: 7,971,165

Inventors: Yagi; Hiroshi (Tokyo, JP), Maeda; Takanori (Tokyo, JP), Oota; Yoshinori (Tokyo, JP), Uchida; Yasuhiro (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Thin film support substrate for use in hydrogen production filter and production method of hydrogen production filter
Patent Number: 7,241,396

Inventors: Yajima; Jun (Kawasaki, JP), Izu; Tetsuya (Ichikawa, JP), Takenaka; Masahiko (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Information processing apparatus, tampering detection apparatus, information processing method, tampering detection method, and computer product
Patent Number: 9,071,420

Inventors: Yamada; Akio (Tokyo, JP), Higeta; Takuya (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Connector
Patent Number: 7,241,167

Inventors: Yamada; Kikuo (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Wet tissue package
Patent Number: 9,067,724

Inventors: Yamada; Masahiro (Kobe, JP), Imamura; Yukito (Kobe, JP), Morita; Toru (Kobe, JP), Anada; Tadashi (Kobe, JP), Maruyama; Masamichi (Nishinomiya, JP), Takakura; Noriaki (Nishinomiya, JP)
Title: Electric double-layer capacitor
Patent Number: 9,070,516

Inventors: Yamada; Taichi (Minamiashigara, JP)
Title: Image forming apparatus
Patent Number: 7,970,303

Inventors: Yamada; Tetsuya (Kodaira, JP), Tonomura; Motonobu (Kodaira, JP), Arakawa; Fumio (Kodaira, JP)
Title: Floating point computing unit
Patent Number: 7,243,119

Inventors: Yamaguchi; Katsuyoshi (Kagoshima, JP)
Title: Dielectric ceramics and capacitor
Patent Number: 7,968,486

Inventors: Yamaguchi; Toshimitsu (Irvine, CA), Klementowski; Lawrence J. (Placentia, CA), Dye; Timothy A. (New Milfort, CT), Nilsson; Mattias E. (Huntington Beach, CA), Sekine; Masakazu (La Habra Heights, CA)
Title: Secure module recorder system and method
Patent Number: 7,970,975

Inventors: Yamamoto; Keiichi (Yamato, JP), Chujo; Norio (Tokyo, JP), Kumakura; Takashi (Hitachi, JP), Ishimatsu; Yosuke (Hitachi, JP)
Title: High-speed signal transmission apparatus
Patent Number: 7,969,751

Inventors: Yamanaka; Takeshi (Osaka, JP), Ooyama; Kooki (Osaka, JP)
Title: Removable adhesive composition, removable adhesive layer, adhesive sheet, and surface protective material
Patent Number: 7,968,189

Inventors: Yamashita; Hisanobu (Mie, JP)
Title: Electrical connection box
Patent Number: 7,241,187

Inventors: Yamashita; Junichi (Tokyo, JP), Uchino; Katsuhide (Kanagawa, JP), Yamamoto; Teturo (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Display device
Patent Number: 7,242,376

Inventors: Yamashita; Takanori (Kawasaki, JP), Iseki; Masami (Yokohama, JP), Kawano; Fujio (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Current programming apparatus and matrix type display apparatus
Patent Number: 7,969,392

Inventors: Yamashita; Tetsuro (Morioka, JP), Miyazaki; Masao (Morioka, JP)
Title: Cat kidney disease marker
Patent Number: 7,241,608

Inventors: Yamazaki; Mark (Canton, MI), Kraska; Marvin (Dearborn, MI), Bailey; Kathleen (Dearborn, MI), Sureshbabu; Natarajan (Canton, MI)
Title: Hybrid electric vehicle powertrain with engine start and transmission shift arbitration
Patent Number: 7,967,091

Inventors: Yamazaki; Masafumi (Kawasaki, JP), Suzuki; Takaaki (Kawasaki, JP), Nakamura; Toshikazu (Kawasaki, JP), Eto; Satoshi (Kawasaki, JP), Miyo; Toshiya (Kawasaki, JP), Sato; Ayako (Kawasaki, JP), Yoneda; Takayuki (Kawasaki, JP), Kawamura; Noriko (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,243,274

Inventors: Yamazaki; Shunpei (Setagaya, JP), Dairiki; Koji (Isehara, JP)
Title: Method for manufacturing thin film integrated circuit, and element substrate
Patent Number: 7,968,386

Inventors: Yamazaki; Shunpei (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Thin film transistor and display device including the same
Patent Number: 7,968,879

Inventors: Yamazaki; Shunpei (Tokyo, JP), Kimura; Hajime (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device and integral image recognition/display apparatus
Patent Number: 7,242,449

Inventors: Yamazaki; Shunpei (Tokyo, JP), Koyama; Jun (Kanagawa, JP), Arao; Tatsuya (Kanagawa, JP), Azami; Munehiro (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Light emitting device
Patent Number: 7,242,024

Inventors: Yamazaki; Shunpei (Tokyo, JP), Murakami; Satoshi (Tochigi, JP), Monoe; Shigeharu (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Semiconductor device and display element using semiconductor device
Patent Number: 7,242,021

Inventors: Yamazaki; Shunpei (Tokyo, JP), Ohtani; Hisashi (Kanagawa, JP)
Title: Method of fabricating a semiconductor device
Patent Number: 9,070,604

Inventors: Yan; Minhong (Foster City, CA), Zhang; Gu (Millbrae, CA)
Title: Activin receptor-like kinase-1 compositions and methods of use
Patent Number: 9,066,930

Inventors: Yan; Yong (Sunnyvale, CA)
Title: Means for setting separation walls with predetermined heights and shapes on keypads to prevent unintended key hits
Patent Number: 9,069,168

Inventors: Yanagawa; Miki (Kawasaki, JP)
Title: Synchronization circuit for transferring data using a bus of a different width
Patent Number: 7,243,252

Inventors: Yanai; Shimon (Haifa, IL), Dweck; Nir (Kadima, IL), Zaidman; Gil (Kfar-Vitkin, IL)
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Title: Electron gun and electron beam device
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Inventors: Yasuda; Hitoshi (Tokyo, JP)
Title: Focus adjusting apparatus and focus adjusting method
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Inventors: Yasuda; Naoki (Yokkaichi, JP), Fukuzumi; Yoshiaki (Yokkaichi, JP)
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Title: Method and system for locating a wave source within a defined area
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Owner: REVOLUTION ANALYTICS, INC.
Serial Number: 78940815

Owner: REYNOLDS PRESTO PRODUCTS INC.
Serial Number: 77083635

Owner: RF Code, Inc.
Serial Number: 77308740

Owner: Rittal GmbH & Co. KG
Serial Number: 77332959

Owner: RIVER POINT FARMS, LLC
Serial Number: 76668554

Owner: Roll Forming Corporation
Serial Number: 77042293

Owner: RYAN, INC.
Serial Number: 77223688

Owner: S&S BRANDS, LLC
Serial Number: 77178474

Owner: SAKURA PROPERTIES, LLC
Serial Number: 76668900

Owner: SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD.
Serial Number: 77177443

Owner: Sandhill Scientific, Inc.
Serial Number: 77383619

Owner: SCF Premier Insurance Company
Serial Number: 77311476

Owner: Schlumberger Technology Corporation
Serial Number: 78673713

Owner: Scruples Professional Salon Products, Inc.
Serial Number: 77176350

Owner: se2, LLC
Serial Number: 77114736

Owner: Seattle Chocolate Company, LLC
Serial Number: 77345221

Owner: Servicio Internacional de InformaciĆ³n, S.A. de C.V.
Serial Number: 77377331

Owner: SHEERBLISS ICE CREAM, LLC
Serial Number: 78774025

Owner: Shepherd, Margaret A.
Serial Number: 78980564

Owner: Shijin Zhu
Serial Number: 78785652

Owner: Shijin Zhu
Serial Number: 78785678

Owner: Shop-Eat-Surf, LLC
Serial Number: 77340567

Owner: Shwu Ruu Chern
Serial Number: 77073659

Owner: Siano Mobile Silicon Ltd.
Serial Number: 78640907

Owner: SIGMA-ALDRICH CO., LLC
Serial Number: 77330787

Owner: SIMMS FISHING PRODUCTS LLC
Serial Number: 77274933

Owner: SPRINGER-VERLAG GMBH
Serial Number: 76550077

Owner: STATION CASINOS LLC
Serial Number: 77155737

Owner: Ste. Michelle Wine Estates Ltd.
Serial Number: 77337234

Owner: Stone, Margaret D.
Serial Number: 77186050

Owner: Sun Gro Horticulture Canada Ltd.
Serial Number: 77198390

Owner: SURESCRIPTS, LLC
Serial Number: 77279375

Owner: TCS JOHN HUXLEY EUROPE LIMITED
Serial Number: 77299493

Owner: Technova Imaging Systems (P) Ltd.
Serial Number: 77184489

Owner: TELOGIS, INC.
Serial Number: 77275594

Owner: TGX FLAVORPAL, LLC
Serial Number: 77396870

Owner: The Clorox Company
Serial Number: 77269357

Owner: The Durham Manufacturing Company
Serial Number: 77288337

Owner: Townsend Enterprises, Inc.
Serial Number: 77199385

Owner: Tupperware Products S.A.
Serial Number: 77357614

Owner: TURNING POINT PROPELLERS, INC.
Serial Number: 76676955

Owner: UNILEVER PLC
Serial Number: 78844733

Owner: UNIMAC GRAPHICS, LLC
Serial Number: 77368280

Owner: Victoria's Secret Stores Brand Management, Inc.
Serial Number: 78734439

Owner: VINER FAMILY LLLP
Serial Number: 78843404

Owner: Vor Keller, Albert
Serial Number: 77362406

Owner: WALK THE TALK LLC
Serial Number: 77287702

Owner: Wallach, Gary S.
Serial Number: 77096205

Owner: WARD, KELLY J.
Serial Number: 77333032

Owner: Whiteside Energy LP
Serial Number: 77278061

Owner: Wilfer, Hans-Peter
Serial Number: 77190702

Owner: Williams, Kenneth E.
Serial Number: 77418955

Owner: WIND CAPITAL GROUP, LLC
Serial Number: 77158918

Owner: Windsor Marketing Group, Inc.
Serial Number: 77188305

Owner: Windsor Marketing Group, Inc.
Serial Number: 77188307

Owner: WOERNER DEVELOPMENT, INC.
Serial Number: 76408637

Owner: Wright Tool Company
Serial Number: 78894334

Owner: WSI Corporation
Serial Number: 77340814

Owner: Yolanda Adams
Serial Number: 77106766

Owner: ZAREBA SYSTEMS, INC.
Serial Number: 78758344

Owner: Zelco Industries, Inc.
Serial Number: 77210675

Owner: ZIMMER, INC.
Serial Number: 78717996

Owner: Zoot Enterprises, Inc.
Serial Number: 77194006