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Eric First, M.D.
Eric R First: Pressure Sore Treatment. Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis, February 28, 2008: US20080050404-A1

Methods for treating a pressure sore or for preventing development of a pressure sore by local administration of a Clostridial toxin, such as a botulinum neurotoxin, to a pressure sore or to a pressure point, or to the vicinity thereof.


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Mark S Ortiz, Chad Paul Boudreaux: Lockout mechanisms and surgical instruments including same. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis, February 12, 2008: US07328828 (562 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument is disclosed. The surgical instrument includes a handle portion, a channel, an anvil, and staple cartridge, a wedge member, a reciprocating firing device, and a lockout arm. The handle portion is operably configured to produce a firing motion and is coupled to the channel porti ...


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Frederick E Shelton IV, Leslie M Fugikawa: Disposable loading unit and surgical instruments including same. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis, April 8, 2008: US07354447 (469 worldwide citation)

A disposable loading unit. The disposable loading unit includes a housing assembly, a knife assembly connected to the housing assembly, and an agent cartridge connected to the housing assembly. The agent cartridge houses a medical agent. The disposable loading unit is configured to deliver the medic ...


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Henry Schneiderman: Object finder for two-dimensional images, and system for determining a set of sub-classifiers composing an object finder. Carnegie Mellon University, Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis, March 20, 2007: US07194114 (140 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for determining a set of sub-classifiers for a detector of an object detection program are presented. According to one embodiment, the system may include a candidate coefficient-subset creation module, a training module in communication with the candidate coefficient-subset creat ...


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Jhon Jhy Liaw: Method for improving threshold voltage stability of a MOS device. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing, Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis, April 8, 2008: US07354833 (102 worldwide citation)

This invention provides a method for improving threshold voltage stability of at least one metal-oxide-semiconductor (MOS) device. In one embodiment of the invention, at least one well is formed on a semiconductor substrate. A gate dielectric layer is formed on the well of the semiconductor substrat ...


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Larkin Hill Lowrey, Matthew J Banet, Paul Washicko: Telematics device for vehicles with an interface for multiple peripheral devices. HTI IP, Stephen C Glazier, Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis, June 5, 2007: US07228211 (98 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, the invention provides an in-vehicle telematics system featuring: 1) a controller; 2) a diagnostics system configured to receive diagnostic information from a host vehicle; 3) a position-locating system configured to determine the host vehicle's location information; 4) a communic ...


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X Daniel Fang, David J Wills, Prakash K Mirchandani: Composite cutting inserts and methods of making the same. TDY, Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis, Patrick J Viccaro, John E Grosselin III, March 30, 2010: US07687156 (70 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the present invention include methods of producing a composite article. A method comprises introducing a first powdered metal grade from a feed shoe into a first portion of a cavity in a die and a second powdered metal grade from the feed shoe into a second portion of the cavity, wher ...


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Prakash K Mirchandani: Hybrid cemented carbide composites. TDY, Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis, Patrick J Viccaro, June 10, 2008: US07384443 (65 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the present invention include hybrid composite materials comprising a cemented carbide dispersed phase and a cemented carbide continuous phase. The contiguity ratio of the dispersed phase of embodiments may be less than or equal to 0.48. The hybrid composite material may have a hardne ...


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Robert Hunt, Paul L Washicko: In-vehicle wiring harness with multiple adaptors for an on-board diagnostic connector. HTI IP, Stephen C Glazier, Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis, May 29, 2007: US07225065 (63 worldwide citation)

An embodiment provides a wiring harness that connects a telematics device to a host vehicle. One embodiment of the wiring harness may include: 1) a cable featuring a plurality of wires; 2) a first connector featuring a snap-on adaptor that attaches to a connector core with a pin configuration that m ...