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Robert Kline Schoder, David Kynor, Shinzo Onishi: Ultrasound system and method of administering ultrasound including a plurality of multi-layer transducer elements. Creare, Downs Rachlin & Martin PLLC, May 25, 1999: US05906580 (205 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic imaging system capable of transmitting and receiving ultrasound over a wide frequency range, i.e., 500 KHz-300 MHz. Ultrasound may be transmitted from a single transducer array at multiple frequencies simultaneously or sequentially via separate, acoustically isolated transducer element ...


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Steven E Charlebois, Paul E Dunn, George W Rohrbaugh III: Method of optimizing customizable filler cells in an integrated circuit physical design process. International Business Machines Corporation, Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC, October 28, 2008: US07444609 (183 worldwide citation)

A system and method for optimizing customizable filler cells in an integrated circuit physical design process. In particular, a filler cell placement algorithm of the present disclosure is utilized in the method to optimize the customizable filler cells in a circuit layout. The filler cell placement ...


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David L Churchill, Helene M Langevin: Therapeutic and diagnostic needling device and method. University of Vermont, Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC, Intellectual Property Technology Law, October 26, 2004: US06808499 (151 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a needling device for mechanically effecting needling procedures according to predetermined parameters and/or measuring the physical and/or electrical characteristics of such needling procedures. The invention also relates to methods of using the invention for mechanically e ...


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Robert Kline Schoder, Shinzo Onishi: Multilayer ultrasonic transducer array including very thin layer of transducer elements. Creare, Downs Rachlin & Martin PLLC, August 17, 1999: US05938612 (146 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic transducer array having a plurality of transducer elements, at least some of which have multiple piezoelectric and electrode layers. The resonant frequency of the transducer elements may range from 500 kHz to 300 MHz or more. A single array may have transducer elements of different res ...


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Mark R Schneider, Christopher D Conover: Position and orientation measuring with magnetic fields. CorMedica Corporation, William L Feeney Esq, Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC, July 30, 2002: US06427079 (146 worldwide citation)

Splines of magnetic field values are used by a processor to determine location parameters in a remote location determination system. The location determination system is used on a laser catheter that is operable to perform myocardial revascularization. An automatic calibration technique compensates ...


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Philip J Simpson, David G Matsuura, Walter Dean Gillespie, George A Mansfield III, John E Ashley: Lockable spinal implant. Coalign Innovations, Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC, June 5, 2012: US08192495 (144 worldwide citation)

A spinal implant which is configured to be deployed between adjacent vertebral bodies. The implant has at least one extendable support element with a retracted configuration to facilitate deployment of the implant and an extended configuration so as to expand the implant and effectively distract the ...


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Ajaykumar R Jain: Resonator-enhanced optoelectronic devices and methods of making same. VerLASE Technologies, Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC, April 28, 2015: US09019595 (137 worldwide citation)

Optical resonators that are enhanced with photoluminescent phosphors and are designed and configured to output light at one or more wavelengths based on input/pump light, and systems and devices made with such resonators. In some embodiments, the resonators contain multiple optical resonator cavitie ...


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Bruce Heinrich, Bruce Jason Heinrich: System and method for enhanced 9-1-1 address development, maintenance and call routing using road access zones. Microdata, Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC, March 4, 2003: US06529722 (135 worldwide citation)

System and method for enhanced 9-1-1 address development, maintenance and call routing using road access zones (RAZs). RAZs are geographic areas accessible by a particular road. RAZs are formed from geographic data in vector form which includes a plurality of road names, address numbers, and road ce ...


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R Thomas Grotz: Linearly expanding spine cage for enhanced spinal fusion. CoAlign Innovations, Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC, October 26, 2010: US07819921 (127 worldwide citation)

A linearly expanding spine cage has a minimized diameter in its unexpanded state that is equal to the diameter of an insertion groove cut into adjacent vertebral bodies. The cage conformably engages between the endplates of adjacent vertebrae to effectively distract the disc space, widen neuroforami ...