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William H. Gates III
Philip A Eckhoff, William H Gates III, Peter L Hagelstein, Roderick A Hyde, Muriel Y Ishikawa, Jordin T Kare, Robert Langer, Eric C Leuthardt, Erez Lieberman, Nathan P Myhrvold, Michael Schnall Levin, Clarence T Tegreene, Lowell L Wood Jr: Awarding privileges to a vehicle based upon one or more fuel utilization characteristics. Searete, Advent, October 7, 2014: US08855907

A device may include a determination module for determining at least one of a status indicative of combustible fuel utilization or a status indicative of electricity utilization for propelling a hybrid vehicle; and a transmitter coupled with the determination module for transmitting the at least one ...


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Rey Alvarado, Tie Wang, Arkadii Samoilov: Enhanced WLP for superior temp cycling, drop test and high current applications. Maxim Integrated Products, Advent IP P C L L O, September 11, 2012: US08264089 (13 worldwide citation)

A WLP device is provided with a flange shaped UBM or an embedded partial solder ball UBM on top of a copper post style circuit connection.


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Ted V Grace, Ryan T Grace: Watercraft automation and aquatic effort data utilization. Advent, Ryan T Grace, December 20, 2011: US08082100 (12 worldwide citation)

In one aspect of watercraft automation and aquatic data utilization for aquatic efforts, an anchor point is obtained and a watercraft position maintenance routine is actuated to control the watercraft to maintain association with the anchor point. In another aspect, prior aquatic effort data is obta ...


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Duane T Wilcoxen, Christo P Bojkov, Ajay Kumar Ghai, Steve Detlev Cate: Wafer level package integrated circuit incorporating solder balls containing an organic plastic-core. Maxim Integrated Products, Advent IP P C L L C, October 11, 2011: US08035226 (12 worldwide citation)

An integrated circuit including solder balls containing an elastic or resilient material core, a hard or rigid shell substantially enclosing the core, and an electrical contact layer substantially enclosing the shell. The elastic or resilient core serves as a stress buffer layer in a wafer level pac ...


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Yong Li Xu, Duane Thomas Wilcoxen, Yi Sheng Sun, Viren Khandekar, Arkadii Samoilov: Integrated circuit device having extended under ball metallization. Maxim Integrated Products, Advent, November 5, 2013: US08575493 (11 worldwide citation)

Semiconductor devices are described that have an extended under ball metallization configured to mitigate dielectric layer cracking due to stress, particularly stress caused by CTE mismatch during thermal cycling tests, dynamic deformation during drop tests, or cyclic bending tests, and so on. In an ...


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Doug Sherrets, Alex Mittal: System for targeting third party content to users based on social networks. Advent IP P C L L O, May 10, 2011: US07941535 (11 worldwide citation)

A method and system of providing Internet content to a user utilizing social networks is disclosed. The method comprises providing Internet usage data for a plurality of users, determining which users belong to the same social network, and providing at least one of the users access to Internet usage ...


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Alain Christophe Rollet, Yann Loisel: Keypad having tamper-resistant keys. Maxim Integrated Products, Advent, August 20, 2013: US08513548 (10 worldwide citation)

A tamper resistant keypad includes one or more key assemblies having a resilient key member and a contact. The resilient key member is configured to flex when the key assembly is depressed to allow the contact to close a key press detection circuit on a circuit board to register a key press. A tampe ...


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Adam Pawlick, David W France, Steven R Baker: Cooking method and apparatus. ConAgra Foods RDM, Ryan T Grace, Advent, October 7, 2014: US08850964 (9 worldwide citation)

An ovenable cooking apparatus for facilitating the cooking of food components while maintaining the separateness thereof includes a first container for holding a first food component, and a second container for holding a second food component. The separation of the first food component from the seco ...


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Adam Pawlick, Keith Goerl, Michael R Opat Jr, Julia A Zielke, Steven R Baker, David W France: Cooking method and apparatus. ConAgra Foods RDM, Advent, Ryan T Grace, November 6, 2012: US08302528 (9 worldwide citation)

An ovenable cooking apparatus for facilitating the cooking of food components while maintaining the separateness thereof may include a first container for holding a first food component, and a second container for holding a second food component. The separation of the first food component from the s ...


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Ashutosh Ravindra Joharapurkar, Karthikeya Kodur, Venugopal Reddy, Patrick Chan: System for and method of transferring charge to convert capacitance to voltage for touchscreen controllers. Maxim Integrated Products, Advent, January 7, 2014: US08624870 (8 worldwide citation)

A touchscreen controller system determines the actual locations of multiple simultaneous touches by eliminating mutual capacitance between adjacent rows and columns during self-capacitance measurements and selectively enabling mutual capacitance during mutual capacitance measurements. During the sel ...



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