Andreas Volz, Joachim Baumann, Klaus Bodganowitz, Hans Leysieffer, Dieter Muller, Gerd Muller: Protective device for a repeatedly rechargeable electrochemical battery. Implex Aktiengesellschaft Hearing Technology, David S Safran, Nixon Peabody, November 7, 2000: US06143440 (37 worldwide citation)

A protective device for a repeatedly rechargeable electrochemical battery (10) with a battery housing (12), the protective device having at least one switching element (86) which can be activated by a detector element (62) and which is designed or adjusted to prevent recharging and/or discharging of ...

Karsten Nielsen: Pulse modulation power amplifier with enhanced cascade control method. Bang & Olufsen, Karsten Nielsen, David S Safran, Nixon Peabody, October 2, 2001: US06297692 (37 worldwide citation)

A digital switching power amplifier with Multivariable Enhanced Cascade Controlled (MECC) includes a modulator, a switching power stage and a low pass filter. In the first preferred embodiment an enhanced cascade control structure local to the switching power stage is added, characterised by having ...

Jeffrey Townsend, Steve Knecht: Tension assisted ankle joint and orthotic limb braces incorporating same. Townsend Design, David S Safran, Nixon Peabody, June 22, 2004: US06752774 (37 worldwide citation)

An improved limb brace joint includes a band that operates in tension to rotationally bias first and second longitudinal members of the joint. The band of the joint biases the rotation of the members to provide a dorsiflexion and/or plantarflexion assist when used in an ankle foot orthosis.

Thomas Dintner, Stefan Miklosi, Thomas Schott: Tailgate of a motor vehicle. Webasto Vehicle Systems International, David S Safran, Nixon Peabody, June 26, 2001: US06250707 (36 worldwide citation)

A tailgate of a motor vehicle which can be selectively pivoted as the trunk lid around a front pivot axis by a front four-bar mechanism which has two levers or can be pivoted as the lid of a roof receiver for the folding roof around a rear pivot axis by a rear four-bar mechanism which has two levers ...

Dirk Quardt, Volker Grosch, Thomas Grossen, Harald Mundinger: Protective circuit. Guenther Spelsberg & Co KG, Insta Elektro, Roberts Mlotkowski Safran & Cole P C, David S Safran, January 4, 2011: US07864497 (36 worldwide citation)

A protective circuit for electrical connection to solar cells of a solar cell module is provided with a protective circuit that has a controlled electronic circuit arrangement. In this way, only minimal heating of the protective circuit for electrical connection of solar cells of a solar cell module ...

Jorg Schulz: Capacitive proximity switch circuit. i f m electronic, David S Safran, Sixbey Friedman Leedom & Ferguson, March 9, 1999: US05880538 (36 worldwide citation)

A capacitive proximity switch which may be used as an actuating device for a variety of control applications, such as windshield wipers and door locks. According to the invention, the actuating element a contact or proximity switch to be actuated in a nonmechanical manner, and a sensor provided on a ...

Shinji Suzuki: Process for producing a film for controlling the chemotactic function and an artificial material and process for producing the artificial material. Ushiodenki Kabushiki Kaisha, David S Safran, October 3, 2006: US07115419 (36 worldwide citation)

A process for producing a film for controlling the chemotactic function in an extremely small area in which a chemotactic factor substance in the area has a concentration gradient in one direction. The invention further includes an artificial material with an arrangement in which, on a substrate, th ...

Hans Scholz: Saddle. David S Safran, September 12, 2006: US07104600 (35 worldwide citation)

A saddle for pedal-powered devices, especially bicycles, with two spaced apart seat halves (1), each of which supports one half of the buttocks, and with a cup joint arrangement on its bottom. The cup joint arrangement (5) has an essentially hollow spherical socket (6) and a cup element (7) which ca ...

Hans Leysieffer, Dirk A Fiedler: Implantable medical device comprising an hermetically sealed housing. Cochlear, David S Safran, Nixon Peabody, May 18, 2004: US06736770 (35 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to an implantable medical device having an hermetically tight housing, which houses an electronic unit as well as an electrochemical energy storage for supplying the medical device with current. The energy storage is arranged directly within the hermetically tight housing witho ...

Werner P├Ątz, Thomas Ganz, Helmut Teschner, Reinhard Wecker: Motor vehicle roof with outside solar generator. Webasto Vehicle Systems International, David S Safran, Nixon Peabody, July 23, 2002: US06423894 (35 worldwide citation)

A motor vehicle roof with a solar generator which is securely attached on the outside on the solid roof skin for producing solar current for the vehicle. The solar generator can be adjusted between a first spatially compact configuration and a second, less spatially compact configuration in which it ...

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