David C Stephens, Craig D Morgan: Spinal stabilizer. Connolly and Hutz, August 12, 1986: US04604995 (412 worldwide citation)

A surgical implant is used for imparting stability to the thoraco-lumbar spine by fixation of the implant to the spine with segmental spinal instrumentation. The implant comprises a unitary rod having a generally rectangular configuration formed by a pair of spaced apart branches, mirror image dupli ...

Lloyd R Garren, Mary L Garren: Method and apparatus for treating obesity. Connolly and Hutz, November 22, 1983: US04416267 (391 worldwide citation)

A stomach insert for treating obesity in humans by reducing the stomach volume comprises a flexible torus-shaped inflatable balloon having a central opening extending therethrough. At least a portion of the balloon has a self-sealing substance to facilitate puncture thereof with a needle for inflati ...

Walter Kaminsky, Heinrich Hahnsen, Klaus Kulper, Rudiger Woldt: Process for the preparation of polyolefins. Hoechst Aktiengesellschaft, Connolly and Hutz, September 17, 1985: US04542199 (323 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a process for the preparation of polyolefins by polymerizing olefins of the formula CH.sub.2 CHR in which R=H or C.sub.1 -C.sub.10 alkyl, on their own or as a mixture, if appropriate together with C.sub.4 -C.sub.12 .alpha.,.omega.-diolefins, in solvents, liquid monomers or t ...

Walter Spaleck, Jurgen Rohrmann, Martin Antberg: Process for the preparation of an olefin polymer. Hoechst, Connolly and Hutz, January 11, 1994: US05278264 (192 worldwide citation)

A very effective catalyst system for olefin polymerization consists of a cocatalyst, preferably an aluminoxane, and a metallocene of the formula (I) ##STR1## in which, preferably, M.sup.1 is Zr, R.sup.1 and R.sup.2 are alkyl or halogen, R.sup.3 to R.sup.6 are alkyl, --(CR.sup.8 R.sup.9).sub.m --R.su ...

Lloyd R Garren, Mary L Garren: Endoscopic instrument for removing stomach insert. Connolly and Hutz, July 8, 1986: US04598699 (188 worldwide citation)

An endoscopic instrument for removing an inflated insert from the stomach cavity of a person being treated for obesity comprises an elongated flexible tube having passageways therein. A holding device at the distal end of the flexible tube is constructed and arranged to grasp and stabilize the infla ...

Andreas Winter, Martin Antberg, Walter Spaleck, Jurgen Rohrmann, Volker Dolle: Process for the preparation of a high molecular weight olefin polymer. Hoechst Aktiengesellschaft, Connolly and Hutz, September 7, 1993: US05243001 (179 worldwide citation)

A very active catalyst system for olefin polymerization is composed of an aluminoxane and a metallocene of the formula I ##STR1## wherein preferably M.sup.1 is Zr or Hf, R.sup.1 and R.sup.2 are alkyl or halogen, R.sup.3 and R.sup.4 are hydrogen, R.sup.5 and R.sup.6 are alkyl or haloalkyl, --(CR.sup. ...

Kuan H Cheng: Method and apparatus for performing fair card play. Connolly and Hutz, February 26, 1991: US04995615 (174 worldwide citation)

A method for achieving fair card games including the steps of: randomly generating distinct numbers corresponding to each one of the cards employed for the card games; printing out the sequence of the predetermined distinct number on a sheet which is covered so as not to be visible by players before ...

Robert G Hunsperger, Andrew J Maltenfort: Optical wavelength division multiplexing/demultiplexing system. University of Delaware, Connolly and Hutz, September 20, 1988: US04773063 (167 worldwide citation)

A wavelength division method and system employing a radiation transmissive planar waveguide provided with collimating and focusing lenses and with a periodic radiation transmissive diffraction grating incorporating radiation reflecting elements in spaced array, preselected, in demultiplexing service ...

Ralf Timmermann, Ralf Dujardin, Rainhard Koch: Thermoplastically processible and biodegradable aliphatic polyesteramides. Bayer Aktiengesellschaft, Connolly and Hutz, July 1, 1997: US05644020 (161 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to thermoplastically processible aliphatic polyesteramides which are biodegradable (compostable).

Hans Peter Rieck: Use of crystalline layered sodium silicates for softening water and a process for softening water. Hoechst Aktiengesellschaft, Connolly and Hutz, May 12, 1987: US04664839 (135 worldwide citation)

Crystalline layered sodium silicates having the composition NaMSi.sub.x O.sub.2x+1.y H.sub.2 O, in which M denotes sodium or hydrogen, x is a number from 1.9 to 4 and y is a number from 0 to 20, are used for softening water containing calcium and/or magnesium ions.