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Keith Bridger, Arthur V Cooke, Philip M Kuhn, Joseph J Lutian, Edward J Passaro, John M Sewell, Terence V Waskey, Gregg R Rubin: Physiological sensing device. Active Signal Technologies, Alan G Towner Esq, Pietragallo Bosick & Gordon, December 10, 2002: US06491647 (233 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a non-invasive device for measuring physiological processes. More particularly, it concerns a device that can be applied externally to the body of an animal or human to detect and quantify displacement, force, motion, vibration and acoustic effects resulting from int ...


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Alexander M Shukh, Frank Edgar Stageberg, Edward Stephens Murdock, Sharat Batra: Perpendicular magnetic recording heads with write pole shaped to reduce skew effects during writing. Seagate Technology, Alan G Towner Esq, Pietragallo Bosick & Gordon, January 7, 2003: US06504675 (155 worldwide citation)

A writer for perpendicular recording on bilayer media with suppressed skew angle effect on the width of the recorded track is disclosed. The writer has a wide and flat trailing edge and a narrow leading edge. In a preferred embodiment, the pole has a trapezoidal cross-section. To suppress the skew e ...


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Michael H Wholey, Mark H Wholey, Boulos Toursarkissian: Tapered endovascular stent graft and method of treating abdominal aortic aneurysms and distal iliac aneurysms. Lara A Northrop Esq, Alan G Towner Esq, Pietragallo Bosick & Gordon, August 10, 2004: US06773454 (134 worldwide citation)

An endovascular stent graft is provided for use in treating abdominal aortic aneurysms. The endovascular stent has a tapered section which allows it to accommodate markedly large aortas such as the abdominal aorta and still connects to standard modular aortic stent grafts. Methods of utilizing the s ...


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Mark H Wholey, Michael Wholey: Instrument for thromboembolic protection. Alan G Towner Esq, Pietragallo Bosick & Gordon, November 25, 2003: US06652554 (122 worldwide citation)

A thromboembolic capturing system captures thromboemboli in the arterial and venous circulation. A vascular tube such as a guidewire includes a porous filter at is distal end. The filter is collapsible, capable of maintaining open and closed configurations when placed within a vessel. Opening and cl ...


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Bruce J Bryan, Stephen Gaalema, Randall B Murphy: Apparatus and method for detecting and identifying infectious agents. Prolume, Alan G Towner Esq, Pietragallo Bosick & Gordon, January 27, 2004: US06682899 (111 worldwide citation)

Solid phase methods for the identification of an analyte in a biological medium, such as a body fluid, using bioluminescence are provided. A chip designed for performing the method and detecting the bioluminescence is also provided. Methods employing biomineralization for depositing silicon on a mat ...


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Michael Rondinelli: Apparatus for mounting a panoramic mirror. EyeSee360, Matthew W Gordon Esq, Alan G Towner Esq, Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, July 15, 2008: US07399095 (62 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a mounting apparatus for mounting a panoramic mirror in front of the focal point of a camera. The mounting apparatus comprises a conical optical stage configured to contact the mirror at an end point along the longitudinal axis. An optical masking spike is also d ...


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Michael Rondinelli, Herman Herman, Sanjiv Singh: System and method for panoramic imaging. EyeSee360, Alan G Towner Esq, Pietragallo Bosick & Gordon, October 17, 2006: US07123777 (44 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a system for processing panoramic photographic images. The system includes a mirror for reflecting an image of a scene, a mounting assembly for mounting the mirror on an axis, a camera for capturing the image reflected by the mirror, a digital converter device for prod ...


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Timothy Langan, Michael A Riley, W Mark Buchta: Reactive shaped charges and thermal spray methods of making same. Surface Treatment Technologies, Alan G Towner Esq, Pietragallo Bosick & Gordon, October 9, 2007: US07278353 (44 worldwide citation)

Shaped charge liners are made of reactive materials formed by thermal spray techniques. The thermally sprayed reactive shaped charge materials have low porosity and high structural integrity. Upon detonation, the reactive materials of the shaped charge liner undergo an exothermic reaction that raise ...


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Timothy Langan, Michael A Riley: Shock initiation devices including reactive multilayer structures. Surface Treatment Technologies, Alan G Towner Esq, Pietragallo Bosick & Gordon, October 9, 2007: US07278354 (40 worldwide citation)

The invention provides shock initiation devices comprising multilayer structures with constituent layers that undergo an exothermic self-propagating reaction once initiated by shock. The multilayer structures may be used as components in shaped charges, EFP devices, warheads, munition casings, inter ...


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Marc D Liang, Krishna Narayanan: Minimally invasive fat cavitation method. Pittsburgh Plastic Surgery Research Associates, Matthew W Gordon Esq, Alan G Towner Esq, Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, May 20, 2008: US07374551 (37 worldwide citation)

A method of fat cavitation including infiltrating adipose tissue with a liquid, creating a puncture in a patient's skin, providing a wire, the wire being generally uniform in diameter and having a first end and a second end and introducing the second end of the wire through the puncture in the patie ...