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Wolff M Kirsch, Zhu Y Hua, Robert B Cushman: Surgical clip, applier, and method. University of New Mexico, Charles W Fallow, Martin P Hoffman, Mitchell B Wasson, March 29, 1988: US04733664 (124 worldwide citation)

A surgical clip is disclosed having a pair of spaced arms joined by a bridge that is deformed by pulling on a tang, which is connected to the bridge by a frangible neck. Also disclosed is a tool for pulling the tang, and an anastomosis procedure that may be quickly performed using the clip and tool.


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R David McNaughton: Syringe shield. Karen M Gerken, Martin P Hoffman, Mitchell B Wasson, October 17, 1989: US04874383 (121 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are hypodermic syringes having special safety features for preventing the user from inadvertently pricking himself with the needle. In the preferred embodiment the barrel of, for example, a syringe is provided with a sleeve that can be drawn out over the needle and firmly locked into posit ...


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Eli Cohen: Shoe sole with deflective mid-sole. Mitchell B Wasson, Martin P Hoffman, Charles W Fallow, September 16, 1986: US04611412 (101 worldwide citation)

A shoe containing a plurality of pairs of ribs provided between the mid-sole and the outer sole. All of the ribs are provided with at least one bowed or convex surface running the length of the rib. When weight is placed upon the sole, each of the ribs initially begins to deflect until adjacent ribs ...


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Eli Cohen: Shoe with mid-sole including compressible bridging elements. Mitchell B Wasson, Martin P Hoffman, Charles W Fallow, June 28, 1988: US04753021 (98 worldwide citation)

A shoe containing a plurality of pairs of ribs provided between the mid-sole and the outer sole. All of the ribs are provided with at least one bowed or convex surface running the length of the rib. At least one compression bridging element is placed between adjacent pairs of ribs to prevent one rib ...


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Eli Cohen: Shoe with deflective and compressionable mid-sole. Mitchell B Wasson, Martin P Hoffman, August 27, 1985: US04536974 (96 worldwide citation)

A shoe containing a plurality of pairs of transverse ribs provided between the mid-sole and the outer sole. All of the ribs are provided with at least one bowed or convex surface running the length of the rib. When weight is placed upon the sole, each of the ribs initially begins to deflect and then ...


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Thomas B Tomasi, William L Anderson: PEG-modified antibody with reduced affinity for cell surface Fc receptors. University of New Mexico, Charles W Fallow, Martin P Hoffman, Mitchell B Wasson, March 22, 1988: US04732863 (94 worldwide citation)

PEG-modified protein molecules characterized by reduced immunogenicity are prepared by covalent modification of the protein with PEG employing an active ester intermediate. Antibodies so modified exhibit decreased binding capacity for Fc cell surface receptors, are non-toxic and retain full antigen ...


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Herve Barthelemy, Karl Bollinger, Michel Brochier, Maurice Gau, Yves Legendre: Submarine drilling device. Soletanche, Charles W Fallow, Martin P Hoffman, Mitchell B Wasson, May 10, 1988: US04742876 (77 worldwide citation)

A device for submarine foundation drilling includes: a drilling unit including a head and body interconnected by at least one cylinder, the body being equipped with at least one cutter, the drilling unit being equipped with at least one excavating pump, and hydraulic motors to operate the cutter and ...


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Massimo Bonetti, Giuseppe Manente, Abramo Mion: Closure device, particularly for rear opening ski boots. E A Mion Ing & Arch Kairos S N C Di M Bonetti G Manente, Charles W Fallow, Martin P Hoffman, Mitchell B Wasson, December 30, 1986: US04631839 (74 worldwide citation)

The boot closure described herein includes a case housing a rotatable shaft pon which are wound straps for drawing front and rear halves of the boot upper together. The closure includes a lever connected through a pair of ratchets to the shaft, so that the straps may be tightened by moving the lever ...


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Philip Crain: Ammunition supply indicating system. Martin P Hoffman, Mitchell B Wasson, Stewart L Gitler, October 1, 1991: US05052138 (71 worldwide citation)

Several embodiments of ammunition supply indicating systems for firearms are disclosed. Each system (1) counts, either automatically or manually, the number of rounds in a magazine introduced into the firearm, (2) detects the movement of a reciprocally movable slide in the firearm to increment a cou ...


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Robert E Hazard, Woodrow S Wilson: Dispensing closure employing living hinge. Polytop Corporation, Martin P Hoffman, Mitchell B Wasson, March 22, 1983: US04377247 (69 worldwide citation)

A unitary dispensing closure having a lid mounted on a closure part or base in such a manner that the lid will automatically move toward either a closed or an opened position when it is released after being manipulated to any position between these two positions can be constructed so as to utilize t ...