Lawrence Crainich: Articulated medical instrument. Bachman & LaPointe P C, August 27, 1996: US05549637 (534 worldwide citation)

A medical instrument includes a handle; an elongate body member having a first end and a second end and at least one joint disposed therebetween dividing the body member into a plurality of segments including a first segment and a second segment, the first segment being connected to the handle and t ...

Glenn C Vitale: Joint surface replacement system. Bachman & LaPointe P C, November 4, 1997: US05683466 (282 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an articular joint replacement system. The system has first and second components. Each component has a tapered head piece for covering the end of a bone and for acting as an articular surface, an integrally formed screw stem having a length sufficient to extend into ...

Ciaran Bolger, John Bolger: Interbody spinal stabilization cage and spinal stabilization method. Spinevision, Bachman & LaPointe P C, August 3, 2004: US06770096 (262 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an interbody spinal stabilization method and an interbody spinal stabilization cage. The cage has a parallelepipedic shape and comprises a central hollow space intended to be filled with bone fragments. The cage also comprises anchoring device(s) having an overall S ...

Jorge Alberto Baccaro: Device for occluding abnormal vessel communications. Bachman & LaPointe P C, January 4, 2000: US06010517 (223 worldwide citation)

A device for occluding abnormal vessel communications is of the type comprised by a wire which, being pre-formed as a means of endo-luminal blocking and being stretchable in the direction of its longitudinal axis, has heat-sensitive resilient memory; said wire, which is to be introduced into an abno ...

Victor Gjunter: Porous nickel-titanium alloy article. Biorthex, Bachman & LaPointe P C, November 16, 1999: US05986169 (201 worldwide citation)

A porous article of a nickel-titanium alloy, said article having a porosity of 8 to 90% and said porosity being defined by a network of interconnected passageways extending throughout said member, said network exhibiting a permeability of fluid material effective to permit complete migration of the ...

Gang Cui, Jae Hyun Yoo, Byung Wook Woo, Moon Hwan Kim, Hyun Joon Oh, Hakhyun Nam, Geun Sig Cha: Biosensors with porous chromatographic membranes. i Sens, Bachman & LaPointe P C, April 27, 2004: US06726818 (157 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a porous membrane built-in biosensor comprising (a) at least one substrate; (b) an electrode layer patterned on the substrate, consisting of an electrode system and a circuit connector; (c) an insulator, formed on parts of the electrode layer, for electrically separating the electrode s ...

Michiyasu Tano, Toshio Daimon: Operation control system capable of analyzing driving tendency and its constituent apparatus. Data Tec, The Tokio Marine Risk Consulting, Bachman & LaPointe P C, August 20, 2002: US06438472 (155 worldwide citation)

An operation control system includes a data recorder for recording data representing the features of behavior of a vehicle in a memory card and an operation control assisting apparatus for analyzing the driving tendency of the vehicle. The operation control assisting apparatus reads measurement data ...

Mark S Smith, Seth M Epstein, Jennifer J Smith, Arthur D Corarito, George V Cinquegrana: Store-level marketing system. Tactical Retailing Solutions, Bachman & LaPointe P C, November 30, 1999: US05995942 (150 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a store level marketing system and a unique printer to be used in the system. The store level marketing system includes an activation device for initiating use of the system and for providing the system with information about the consumer using it, a network interfac ...

Chi Law: Geartrain coupling for a turbofan engine. United Technologies Corporation, Bachman & LaPointe P C, April 4, 2006: US07021042 (149 worldwide citation)

Molybdenum disulfide (MoS2) is used as a journal coating for a gearing system. A particular application is the planetary gear system of a geared turbofan engine. Particularly advantageous coatings are deposited via physical vapor deposition (PVD) techniques.

Bong Ju Lee, Suk Jae Yoo: Apparatus for treating the surface with neutral particle beams. Sem Technology, Hag Joo Lee, Bachman & LaPointe P C, August 30, 2005: US06935269 (138 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an apparatus for treating the surface with neutral particle beams comprising an antenna container, a plasma generating part, a neutral particle beam generating part and a treating part, wherein the antenna container comprises antennas connected to high frequency elec ...