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Elson Dias da Silva: Fluid conduction utilizing a reversible unsaturated siphon with tubarc porosity action. Tubarc Technologies, Kermit D Lopez, Luis M Ortiz, Ortiz & Lopez PLLC, July 27, 2004: US06766817 (1015 worldwide citation)

A method and system for harnessing an unsaturated flow of fluid utilizing a reversible unsaturated siphon conductor of fluid having a tubarc porous microstructure. Fluid is conducted from a zone of higher (+) fluid matric potential to a zone of lower (−) fluid matric potential utilizing a tubar ...


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Elson Dias da Silva: Irrigation and drainage based on hydrodynamic unsaturated fluid flow. Tubarc Technologies, Kermit D Lopez, Luis M Ortiz, Ortiz & Lopez PLLC, July 19, 2005: US06918404 (655 worldwide citation)

Irrigation and drainage systems are disclosed, including a saturated zone and at least one pipe in communication with the saturated zone. The pipe(s) can be configured to comprise a tubarc porous microstructure for conducting water from the saturated zone to an unsaturated zone in order to drain the ...


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Elson Dias da Silva: Ink refill and recharging system. Tubarc Technologies, Kermit D Lopez, Luis M Ortiz, Ortiz & Lopez PLLC, June 27, 2006: US07066586 (640 worldwide citation)

Ink refill systems are disclosed. In general, an ink source comprising a saturated zone and a tubarc porous microstructure for conducting ink from the saturated zone to an unsaturated zone are provided. The ink can be delivered from the saturated zone to the unsaturated zone through the tubarc porou ...


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Amir Ansari, George A Cowgill, Ramprakash Masina, Jude P Ramayya, Alvin R McQuarters, Atousa Raissyan, Leon E Nicholls: Multi-services application gateway and system employing the same. Prodea Systems, Luis M Ortiz, Kermit D Lopez, Ortiz & Lopez PLLC, September 24, 2013: US08543665 (109 worldwide citation)

An intelligent gateway device provided at a premises (home or business) for providing and managing application services associated with use and support of a plurality of digital endpoint devices associated with the premises. The device implements includes a communications and processing infrastructu ...


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Marc Arseneau, Alain Charette, Jean Arseneau, Michel Poisson: System and methods for enhancing the experience of spectators attending a live sporting event, with gaming capability. Luis M Ortiz, Kermit D Lopez, Ortiz & Lopez PLLC, February 2, 2010: US07657920 (88 worldwide citation)

A handheld electronic device for use at a venue hosting a live sporting event, having a receiver for receiving a wireless RF transmission conveying a plurality of video streams derived from video cameras filming the live sporting event, a display and a user interface for selecting a video stream amo ...


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Alex Nugent: Nanotechnology neural network methods and systems. Knowntech, Kermit D Lopez, Luis M Ortiz, Ortiz & Lopez PLLC, September 16, 2008: US07426501 (88 worldwide citation)

A physical neural network is disclosed, which includes a connection network comprising a plurality of molecular conducting connections suspended within a connection gap formed between one or more input electrodes and one or more output electrodes. One or more molecular connections of the molecular c ...


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Robert A Anderson, Carleton H Seager: Micromachined silicon electrostatic chuck. The United States of America represented by the Department of Energy, Luis M Ortiz, James H Chafin, William R Moser, December 10, 1996: US05583736 (77 worldwide citation)

An electrostatic chuck is faced with a patterned silicon plate 11, created y micromachining a silicon wafer, which is attached to a metallic base plate 13. Direct electrical contact between the chuck face 15 (patterned silicon plate's surface) and the silicon wafer 17 it is intended to hold is preve ...


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Amir Ansari, George A Cowgill, Ramprakash Masina, Jude P Ramayya, Alvin R McQuarters, Atousa Raissyan, Leon E Nicholls, Marshall T Rose, Robert Clavenna: System and method to manage and distribute media using a predictive media cache. Prodea Systems, Kermit D Lopez, Luis M Ortiz, Ortiz & Lopez PLLC, February 26, 2013: US08386465 (70 worldwide citation)

A system for decreasing the perceived end user latency while interacting with a database. The system comprises the database storing metadata associated with one or more of media, files, data, devices and services, a user interface operable to receive a user generated query selected from a plurality ...


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Wei Peng, Tong Sun: Method and system for identifying a key influencer in social media utilizing topic modeling and social diffusion analysis. Xerox Corporation, Kermit D Lopez, Luis M Ortiz, Ortiz & Lopez PLLC, November 13, 2012: US08312056 (68 worldwide citation)

A system and method for identifying a key influencer in a social media environment for enterprise marketing utilizing topic modeling and social diffusion analysis. A user interest profile can be generated by analyzing historical data stored in a database utilizing. A social graph can be generated an ...


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Stephen J Martin, Antonio J Ricco: Multiple-frequency acoustic wave devices for chemical sensing and materials characterization in both gas and liquid phase. The United States of America Represented by the United States Department of Energy, Luis M Ortiz, James H Chafin, William R Moser, August 10, 1993: US05235235 (67 worldwide citation)

A chemical sensor (1) includes two or more pairs of interdigital electrodes (10) having different periodicities. Each pair is comprised of a first electrode (10a) and a second electrode (10b). The electrodes are patterned on a surface of a piezoelectric substrate (12). Each pair of electrodes may la ...