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William J Frasier, Timothy Beardsley, Connie P Marchek: Non-rigid surgical retractor. DePuy Spine, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, Kevin J Canning, EuiHoon Lee, June 7, 2011: US07955257 (197 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a non-rigid retractor for providing access to a surgical site, such as a patient's spine, during a surgical process. When used in spinal surgery, the non-rigid retractor allows a surgeon to operate on one or more spinal levels. The non-rigid retractor includes at least ...


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Dale A Herigstad, Harry B Kargman: Graphical layout and keypad response to visually depict and implement device functionality for interactivity with a numbered keypad. Kargo, Kevin J Canning Esq, Lahive & Cockfield, May 4, 2004: US06731316 (131 worldwide citation)

A visual display for an electronic device is partitioned into regions. Each of the regions is associated with a key on a keypad. One exemplary implementation is a 3×3 grid of regions corresponding to nine keys numbered 1-9 on a numbered keypad. A visual correspondence is provided for the user to ass ...


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Mojdeh Shakeri, Pieter J Mosterman: Distributed model compilation. The MathWorks, Lahive & Cockfield, Kevin J Canning, March 24, 2009: US07509244 (89 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems are provided for partitioning and distributing the model processing of a graphical model to provide an executable form of the graphical model. The methods and systems determine tasks of the model processing that can be processed separately and concurrently from other tasks. A dis ...


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Mehmet Yunt, Murali Yeddanapudi, Sanjai Singh, John Ciolfi: System and method for using a graphical debugging tool in a modeling and execution environment. The MathWorks, Lahive & Cockfield, Kevin J Canning, December 9, 2008: US07464373 (64 worldwide citation)

A system and method of exposing debugging information in a graphical modeling and execution environment is disclosed. The present invention allows a user to view debugging information in the same window as the graphical view of the model being executed. Debugging data is associated with relevant com ...


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John Edward Ciolfi, Ramamurthy Mani, Donald Paul Orofino, Mojdeh Shakeri, Marc Ullman, Murali Yeddanapudi: System and method for using execution contexts in block diagram modeling. The MathWorks, Lahive & Cockfield, Kevin J Canning, John S Curran, October 5, 2010: US07809545 (53 worldwide citation)

A method of controlling the conditional execution of elements and subsystems in a block diagram is disclosed. Data structures known as Execution Contexts are created and associated with individual block diagram elements and subsystems. The Execution Contexts allow execution of the associated element ...


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Mehmet Yunt, Murali Yeddanapudi, Sanjai Singh, John Ciolfi: Method for using a graphical debugging tool. The MathWorks, Lahive & Cockfield, Kevin J Canning, August 10, 2010: US07774172 (49 worldwide citation)

A system and method of exposing debugging information in a graphical modeling and execution environment is disclosed. The present invention allows a user to view debugging information in the same window as the graphical view of the model being executed. Debugging data is associated with relevant com ...


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Thomas J Runco, Ronald Garner: Instrument for guiding a rod into an implant in a spinal fixation system. DePuy Spine, Lahive & Cockfield, Kevin J Canning, August 11, 2009: US07572281 (46 worldwide citation)

An instrument for guiding a spinal rod into a rod-receiving portion of an implant comprises a linear portion comprising two relatively moveable shafts, an actuator portion coupled to the linear portion for moving the spinal rod relative to the implant and a handle portion for moving the shafts to ac ...


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Saul Shiffman, Michael R Hufford, Jean A Paty: Apparatus and method for prediction and management of participant compliance in clinical research. Invivodata, Lahive & Cockfield, Kevin J Canning, August 19, 2008: US07415447 (40 worldwide citation)

A system for developing and implementing empirically derived algorithms to generate decision rules to determine participant noncompliance and fraud with research protocols in clinical trials allows for the identification of complex patterns of variables that detect or predict participant noncomplian ...


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Steve A Herweck, Paul Martakos, Geoffrey Moodie, Roger Labrecque, Theodore Karwoski, Trevor Carlton: Application of a therapeutic substance to a tissue location using an expandable medical device. Atrium Medical Corporation, Lahive & Cockfield, Kevin J Canning, Sean D Detweiler, August 11, 2009: US07572245 (39 worldwide citation)

A non-polymeric or biological coating applied to radially expandable interventional medical devices provides uniform drug distribution and permeation of the coating and any therapeutic agents mixed therewith into a targeted treatment area within the body. The coating is sterile, and is capable of be ...


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SeungKyu Daniel Kwak, Nam T Chao, Andrea Burke: Adjustable bone screw assembly. DePuy Spine, Lahive & Cockfield, Kevin J Canning, May 25, 2010: US07722651 (38 worldwide citation)

A bone screw assembly includes a screw body, including anchor portion and rod-receiving portion, and a rod seat movably mounted in the screw body to allow for controlled angulation between a spinal connection element disposed in the rod seat and the screw body. The rod seat is pivotable in one or mo ...