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Guoming Zhang: Method using ontology and user query processing to solve inventor problems and user problems. Iwint International Holdings, Venable, Ralph P Albrecht, Christopher Ma, March 23, 2010: US07685118 (25 worldwide citation)

A system, method and computer program product for solving a problem based on ontology methods for data/knowledge presentation and processing, may be implemented in a linguistic processing module. The basic components of the linguistic processing module may be a linguistic knowledge base (KB), an ont ...


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Shannon Wayne Illingworth, James Winsor: Wireless management of remote vending machines. AVT, Venable, Jeffri A Kaminski, Christopher Ma, June 5, 2012: US08191779 (20 worldwide citation)

A wireless system for managing a plurality of remote vending machines includes an enterprise control center; and a two-way wireless network coupling the enterprise control center and the plurality of remote vending machines. A touch screen may be associated with each of the plurality of vending mach ...


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Lior Landesman, Erez Marom: Systems and methods for efficiently positioning a directional antenna module to receive and transmit the most effective band width of wireless transmissions. Direct Beam, Venable, Michael A Sartori, Christopher Ma, October 16, 2012: US08290551 (18 worldwide citation)

Wireless systems and methods establish an optimal wireless communication link by efficiently positioning an antenna module to receive/transmit the most effective signal. An antenna module scans and rotates and receives data such as available networks and the qualities of received signals. Received n ...


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Sridhar Varadarajan, Srividya Gopalan, Preethy Iyer: System and method for deep packet inspection. Satyam Computer Services, Venable, Jeffri A Kaminski, Christopher Ma, November 29, 2011: US08068431 (12 worldwide citation)

IP networks carry packets that consist of headers and payloads. Typical traffic analysis systems at layer 3 process packet headers in order to obtain as much information about the traffic as possible. However, performing of deep packet analysis requires the processing of packet payloads as well. Ano ...


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Christian Lessard: Multi-family, multi-unit building with townhouse facade having individual garages and entries. The Lessard Group, Venable, Ralph P Albrecht, Christopher Ma, March 16, 2010: US07676998 (10 worldwide citation)

An exemplary embodiment of the present invention may include a multifamily dwelling which may include: at least one building, which may include: a townhouse façade on at least a front of the building; at least three dwelling units in the building, each of the at least three dwelling units may includ ...


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Yungtaek Jang, Milan M Jovanović: Power factor correction rectifier that operates efficiently over a range of input voltage conditions. Delta Electronics, Venable, Robert S Babayi, Christopher Ma, July 31, 2012: US08233298 (10 worldwide citation)

A PFC rectifier comprises a first converter having a first output capacitor and a second converter having a second output capacitor. The first and second capacitors are coupled to each other to increase the output voltage of the PFC rectifier. For example the first or second output capacitors can be ...


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Nikolai Strub, Gottfried Von Bismarck, Gerhard Breu, Christoph Hammer, Roman Traber, Erich Specker: Device for automatically equipping substrates with medical and/or pharmaceutical and/or food supplementing products and system for automatically producing packaging for medical and/or pharmaceutical and/or food supplementing products. AvidiaMed, Venable, Robert Kinberg, Christopher Ma, May 3, 2011: US07934355 (9 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for automatically mounting substrates with medical and/or pharmaceutical and/or food-supplementing products, including at least one magazine to store blister strips rolled up on rolls or the like, each magazine having at least one holding position for the rolls, a delivery device to unr ...


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Stephen Johnson: Directing searches on tree data structures. The Mathworks, Venable, Michael A Sartori, Christopher Ma, November 1, 2011: US08051105 (8 worldwide citation)

A computer-implemented method to access a tree data structure in a computing environment is provided. The method includes generating a tree data structure in a computing environment, wherein the tree data structure includes nodes and links to link the nodes, wherein each node includes fields for var ...


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Jurgen Pilniak, Peter Wallmeier: Inductive element. DET International Holding, Venable, Robert S Babayi, Christopher Ma, June 14, 2011: US07961072 (7 worldwide citation)

An inductive element comprises at least two core-parts including a magnetically permeable material and at least one winding of an electrical conductor which can be a foil winding, a stranded wire (litz) winding or a conventional wire winding. Each core-part has an elongated center piece with an oute ...


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Yungtaek Jang, Milan M Jovanovic, Yi Hsin Leu, Ming Tsung Hsieh, Wei Hsin Wen, Chi Hsing Huang: System and method for limiting input-current surge in a switching mode power supply. Delta Electronics, Venable, Robert S Babayi, Christopher Ma, October 30, 2012: US08299773 (7 worldwide citation)

A power supply comprises an input voltage detector that detects a drop in input voltage that corresponds to an input voltage loss. A power converter is coupled to the input voltage detector. The power converter, which may be a boost converter or a power factor correction converter, has a switching d ...