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Roberto Hofmann, Mario Caniggia, Pietro Maniscalco: Locked intramedullary nail, suitable in particular for fractures of the femur. Gruppo Industriale Bioimpianti S R L, Cushman Darby & Cushman IP Group of Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, August 19, 1997: US05658287 (98 worldwide citation)

A locked intramedullary nail suitable for treating fractures of the femur, including a pin provided with proximal and distal holes for the passage of locking screws, and further including coaxial tubular elements of greater diameter than the pin, the first of which is mounted from the proximal end o ...


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Adrian Parton, Ying Huang, Xiao Bo Wang, Ronald Pethig, Alastair R MacGregor, Denise V Pollard Knight: Methods of analysis/separation. Cushman Darby & Cushman IP Group of Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, August 5, 1997: US05653859 (97 worldwide citation)

Particles are subjected to travelling wave field migration (TWFM) to migrate the particles over an array of microelectrodes. Altered particles are produced by treating original particles in such a way so as to alter their TWFM characteristics and the altered TWFM characteristics are employed for ana ...


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Seiichiro Tabata, Yoichi Iba: Image display apparatus. Olympus Optical, Cushman Darby & Cushman IP Group of Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, April 21, 1998: US05742262 (95 worldwide citation)

An image display apparatus, e.g., a head-mounted image display apparatus, which uses a compact optical system and yet has minimal aberrations and a large exit pupil diameter. The image display apparatus has a liquid crystal display device (2), and an ocular lens (3) for projecting an image displayed ...


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Romain Gagnon: Control system for the irrigation of watering stations. Smart Rain, Cushman Darby & Cushman IP Group of Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, April 14, 1998: US05740031 (94 worldwide citation)

An irrigation system for controlling a plurality of watering stations whereby each station is irrigated in accordance with the specific soil needs at that station; the system includes a plurality of irrigation controllers, one at each watering station, each controller including a power line transcei ...


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Katsuhiko Hibino, Noriaki Shirai, Takao Nishimura: Measuring apparatus for detecting distance between vehicles and related warning system. Nippondenso, Cushman Darby & Cushman IP Group of Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, November 4, 1997: US05684473 (94 worldwide citation)

A measuring apparatus for measuring an actual distance between vehicles and comparing the measured distance with a reference distance. The reference distance (SL) is obtained on the basis of: a personal space (VR.multidot.TIMEK) being an uneasy distance peculiar to a driver and obtained in accordanc ...


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Seiichiro Tabata, Takayoshi Togino, Yoichi Iba: Display apparatus to be mounted on the head or face of an individual. Olympus Optical, Cushman Darby & Cushman IP Group of Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, March 10, 1998: US05726670 (94 worldwide citation)

A display apparatus of the type that is fitted to the user's head or face, and having a higher resolution in a first region of the display than that of the remaining area of the display, without increasing the size of the display. As an example, an image of the characters "ABC", for example, are gen ...


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Arto Karppanen, Reino Talarmo, Markku Tuohino: Arrangement and method for location registration. Nokia Telecommunications OY, Cushman Darby & Cushman IP Group of Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, April 8, 1997: US05619552 (94 worldwide citation)

A method and an arrangement for subscriber location management among a group of radio networks comprising at least two radio networks (101, PMR1, PMR2) in which at least some of the subscribers (SBR1, SBR2, SBR3) may roam away from the home network and register in another radio network over the radi ...


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Srinivasan Chandrasegaran: General method to clone hybrid restriction endonucleases using lig gene. The Johns Hopkins University, Cushman Darby Cushman IP Group of Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, August 11, 1998: US05792640 (94 worldwide citation)

The present invention reveals methods for cloning hybrid restriction endonucleases and for enzymatically inactivating a target DNA. The method for cloning hybrid restriction endonucleases involves co-expression of a ligase. A first plasmid contains a gene encoding a DNA ligase. A second plasmid cont ...


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Makoto Tamaru, Kazuhiko Nakagawa, Shouichi Yamaguchi: Humidified cool wind system for vehicles. Nippondenso, Cushman Darby & Cushman IP Group of Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, July 8, 1997: US05645769 (93 worldwide citation)

The vehicular humidified cool wind system includes a blower, atomizing means, a water tank and an air passage which are integrated, and is mounted on the ceiling above the driver to blow out a humidified wind downward. The air passage is divided into a humidified wind passage to be fed with atomized ...


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Yasuo Tabuchi, Junichi Ohguchi, Masashi Tobayama: Method of manufacturing an electromagnetic clutch. Nippondenso, Cushman Darby & Cushman IP Group of Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, July 1, 1997: US05642560 (93 worldwide citation)

A first body is formed from a first cylindrical member. The first body includes a restricted portion which extends circumferentially along the first body and has an inner diameter smaller than that of the first cylindrical member, a V-shaped groove on the outer surface of the restricted portion, opp ...