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Dwayne D Komush: Multiple tract exhaust manifold/header. Johney U Han, November 27, 2001: US06321532 (12 worldwide citation)

An exhaust system which unexpectedly increases engine performance significantly contains multiple tracts for exhaust gases to travel within upon exiting an internal combustion engine. The multiple tracts can be made of individual tubes or contained in a single manifold device. The multiple tracts ar ...


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Joseph M Tartaglia, Amir Belson, Robert Matthew Ohline: Endoscope with guiding apparatus. Johney U Han, Morrison & Foerster, August 29, 2002: US20020120178-A1 (3 worldwide citation)

An endoscope with guiding apparatus is described herein. A steerable endoscope is described having an elongate body with a manually or selectively steerable distal portion, an automatically controlled portion, a flexible and passively manipulated proximal portion, and an externally controlled and ma ...


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Ross Jaffe, Joseph M Tartaglia, Amir Belson: Endoscope having a guide tube. Johney U Han, Morrison & Foerster, October 31, 2002: US20020161281-A1 (2 worldwide citation)

An endoscope having a guide tube is described herein. The assembly has an endoscope which is slidably insertable within the lumen of a guide tube. The guide tube is configured to be rigidizable along its entire length from a relaxed configuration. The endoscope has a steerable distal portion to faci ...


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Amir Belson, Paul DeWitt Frey, Christine Wei Hsien Mcelhaney, James Craig Milroy, Robert Matthew Ohline, Joseph M Tartaglia: Steerable segmented endoscope and method of insertion. Johney U Han, Morrison & Foerster, May 23, 2002: US20020062062-A1 (2 worldwide citation)

A steerable endoscope has an elongated body with a selectively steerable distal portion and an automatically controlled proximal portion. The endoscope body is inserted into a patient and the selectively steerable distal portion is used to select a desired path within the patient's body. When the en ...


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Roger O Williams, Michael Van Tuyl, Michael Forbush: Apparatus and method for droplet steering. Johney U Han, Morrison & Foerster, June 26, 2003: US20030116642-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for droplet steering is disclosed herein. A throated structure having a nozzle defines a converging throat with an inlet and an outlet and a vectored fluid stream directed therethrough. The fluid stream is driven through the system via a vacuum pump. As the fluid approaches t ...


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Ken G Purchase, Anthony J Ticknor, John T Kenney: Variable optical attenuators and optical shutters using a coupling layer in proximity to an optical waveguide (II). Johney U Han, Morrison & Foerster, November 29, 2001: US20010046363-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

A controllable variable optical attenuator for attenuating an optical signal is described herein. The attenuator has an optical waveguide made from similar waveguide core and cladding materials and a coupling layer in close proximity to the waveguide which is configured to provide a difference betwe ...


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Mohammad Zubair Khan, Maria G Guardado, Rickquel B Garcia: Apparatus and method to metallize, reinforce, and hermetically seal multiple optical fibers. Johney U Han, Morrison & Foerster, May 2, 2002: US20020051617-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods to metallize, reinforce, and hermetically seal multiple optical fibers are described herein. A ribbon of optical fibers may be placed into a fixture to expose a mid-span segment for removal of the coatings from the optical fibers by acid etching, laser, etc. A variety of metall ...


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Erik T Engelson, Robert Hergenrother, Joseph Eder: Lubricious catheters. Johney U Han, Morrison & Foerster, August 2, 2001: US20010011165-A1

This invention is in the general field of surgical instruments. It relates specifically to catheters which may be used in cardiovascular and endovascular procedures to deliver diagnostic, therapeutic, or vaso-occlusive agents to a target site within a human or animal body which is accessible by a sy ...


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Daniel Jacobs, Robert James Elson: Multi-point tension distribution device, a brow and face lift variation, and a method of tissue approximation using the device. Johney U Han, Morrison & Foerster, November 22, 2001: US20010044637-A1

A tissue approximation device and processes for using the device are provided. The device is an implantable, biodegradable construct (except for hernia repairs) that has attachment points emanating from a supportive backing. The device improves the mechanical phase of wound healing and evenly distri ...


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Jamy Gannoe, Craig Gerbi, Gary Weller: Method and device for use in endoscopic organ procedures. Johney U Han, Morrison & Foerster, April 29, 2004: US20040082963-A1

Methods and devices for use in tissue approximation and fixation are described herein. The present invention provides, in part, methods and devices for acquiring tissue folds in a circumferential configuration within a hollow body organ, e.g., a stomach, positioning the tissue folds for affixing wit ...