James O Luke, Mark L Fischer, Sue Anne M Sweeney: Method for automatically identifying, matching, and near-matching buyers and sellers in electronic market transactions. The Planning Solutions Group, MacMillan Sobanski & Todd, October 10, 2000: US06131087 (523 worldwide citation)

A computer implemented method for market participants for automatically identifying and matching offer data with solicitation data, the solicitation data stored in a solicitations data base, the method comprising the steps of: receiving offer data consisting of numerical linear ranges defining a low ...

Shawn R McCall, Daniel E Kimble, Allan R Jones Jr: Face mask for patient breathing. Sunrise Medical HHG, MacMillan Sobanski & Todd, July 13, 1999: US05921239 (292 worldwide citation)

A mask for directing air to the facial area of a patient includes a mask body in the form of a conduit, a seal connected to an outlet end of the mask body for contacting the patient's face in a sealing relationship, the seal being soft and pliable for patient comfort, and a vent tube connected to an ...

Erol D Riza: Surgical instrument with jaws having electrical contacts. MacMillan Sobanski & Todd, August 10, 1999: US05935126 (287 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument for cauterization having a handle, shaft portion, and a tool. The tool is fixed to a shaft portion comprising a tube and an actuating member coaxial with the tube and adapted to be moved relative to the tube. The tool includes a generally tubular body adapted to be mounted on t ...

Engelbert Lu, Kevin McLaughlin: Recovery of calibrated center steering position after loss of battery power. TRW Automotive U S, MacMillan Sobanski & Todd, November 13, 2007: US07295907 (286 worldwide citation)

The steering angle of a vehicle is monitored using position sensors of an electric motor of an electric power assisted steering (EPAS) system. A position of the electric motor corresponding to the straight-ahead, center position of the steering system is stored in non-volatile memory during a steeri ...

Erol D Riza: Apparatus facilitating suturing in laparoscopic surgery. MacMillan Sobanski & Todd, October 8, 1996: US05562688 (277 worldwide citation)

A trocar gripper with means for facilitating suturing of an insertion site thereof. The gripper includes a tubular housing provided with gripping structure for gripping a trocar guide tube. The housing is also provided with structure for fixing the axial position of the housing within an incision in ...

Erol D Riza: Laparoscopic surgical instrument with adjustable grip. MacMillan Sobanski & Todd, July 21, 1998: US05782749 (272 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument including a handle adapted to releasably engage a shaft mounting a tool having relatively moveable parts. The handle is provided with an actuating structure which includes a trigger arm selectively moveable relative to the handle to cause concurrent movement of the relatively m ...

Erol D Riza: Motor controlled surgical instrument. Macmillan Sobanski & Todd, July 27, 1999: US05928256 (252 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument for cauterization having a handle including a body and a shaft rotatably mounted on the body. A motor is operatively coupled to the shaft to cause rotation thereof. The surgical instrument further includes a selectively operable control switch and a programmable control circuit ...

James P Froehlich, Joseph N Mitchell, Stephen M Jones: Control for CPAP apparatus. DeVilbiss Health Care, MacMillan Sobanski & Todd, September 3, 1996: US05551419 (250 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) respiratory therapy apparatus for treatment of apnea, hypopnea and other sleep disorders, and particularly to a control for the CPAP apparatus. A blower is connected through a hose and a mask, such as a nasal mask or a nasal cannula ...

Erol D Riza: Surgical tool with pair of pivotable jaws. MacMillan Sobanski & Todd, December 1, 1998: US05843122 (212 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument tool including a tubular body having axially extending, diametrically opposed first and second yoke arms formed thereon. The first and second yoke arms each have a respective pivot hole formed therethrough. The tool further including a first jaw having a flange portion formed a ...

Edwin Mitchell Sayers: Collimating lamp. Visteon Corporation, MacMillan Sobanski & Todd, March 4, 2003: US06527411 (202 worldwide citation)

A lamp for emanating light has two or more light units assembled together. Each light unit comprises a light pipe having side surfaces to direct light from a light receiving end to a light exiting end and a light source. Each light pipe has a dedicated light source.