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Thomas Gehrke, Kevin J Linthicum, Robert F Davis: Pendeoepitaxial methods of fabricating gallium nitride semiconductor layers on sapphire substrates, and gallium nitride semiconductor structures fabricated thereby. North Carolina State University, Steven B Phillips, Moore and Van Allen PLLC, February 3, 2004: US06686261 (33 worldwide citation)

More specifically, gallium nitride semiconductor layers may be fabricated by etching an underlying gallium nitride layer on a sapphire substrate, to define at least one post in the underlying gallium nitride layer and at least one trench in the underlying gallium nitride layer. The at least one post ...


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Michael Snyder, Jim Blandy: Debugger system using tracepoints for computer software. Red Hat, Gregory A Stephens, Moore and Van Allen PLLC, June 22, 2004: US06754891 (32 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a tracepoint debugging system in which instructions and displays to and from the user are represented using programming abstractions. This aids in the users' understanding of the collected tracepoint data. Additionally, the system can evaluate arithmetic expressions at ...


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Thayer S Allison, Timothy J Bendel, David Joa, Yanghong Shao, David Neil Joffe, Naveen G Yeri: System for optimizing social networking. Bank of America Corporation, Michael A Springs, Moore and Van Allen PLLC, Tracea L Rice, October 28, 2014: US08874674 (25 worldwide citation)

Systems, methods and computer program products are provided for optimizing social networks. In the systems and methods, account data associated with a user account is received and the account data is stored in a storage device. Pluralities of networking opportunities are identified based on the acco ...


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Iqbal Singh, Kornel Ehmann: Spade-type drill bit having helical configuration. Irwin Industrial Tool Company, Dennis J Williamson, Moore and Van Allen PLLC, November 28, 2006: US07140814 (15 worldwide citation)

A spade bit including a longitudinally extending shaft having a cutting member located at a distal end thereof. The cutting member comprises a pair of helically shaped, opposed blades joined along the longitudinal axis of the shaft and an axially extending pilot spur. The pilot spur defines a pair o ...


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Christopher P Hussell, John Adam Edmond, Gerald H Negley, Curt Progl, Mark Edmond, Praneet Athalye, Charles M Swoboda, Antony Paul van de Ven, Paul Kenneth Pickard, Bart P Reier, James Michael Lay, Peter E Lopez: Gas cooled LED lamp. Cree, Dennis J Williamson, Moore and Van Allen PLLC, June 17, 2014: US08752983 (13 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, a lamp comprises an optically transmissive enclosure. An LED array is disposed in the optically transmissive enclosure operable to emit light when energized through an electrical connection. A gas is contained in the enclosure to provide thermal coupling to the LED array. The gas ...


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Jessee Jackson Swanner: Cart to transport equipment or the like. Charles L Moore, Moore and Van Allen PLLC, April 25, 2006: US07032921 (13 worldwide citation)

A cart may include a compartment to retain equipment or items. A first pair of handles may be extendable from a one end of the compartment and a second pair of handles may be extendable from another end of the compartment. The first and second pairs of handles may permit the cart to be simultaneousl ...


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Robert B Pigford, Mark T Vogeler: Fastener extractor. Irwin Industrial Tool Company, Dennis J Williamson, Moore and Van Allen PLLC, April 12, 2005: US06877402 (12 worldwide citation)

A fastener extractor is provided that includes an attachment end having an attachment means for connection to an extraction tool and a receiving end. The receiving end has an interior bore that angles inwardly towards the attachment end. The interior bore has a central axis and includes at least two ...


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C Todd Praisner: Method and system for pushing credit payments as buyer initiated transactions. Bank of America Corporation, Michael A Springs, Moore and Van Allen PLLC, February 22, 2011: US07895119 (11 worldwide citation)

A method and system are disclosed for pushing credit payments as buyer initiated transactions. The buyer communicates payment instructions to initiate payment of accounts payable items so that the existing credit card infrastructure can be used to make payments to merchants without a credit card tra ...


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Jeffrey B Hile: Self-adjusting locking pliers. Dennis J Williamson, Moore and Van Allen PLLC, November 14, 2006: US07134365 (11 worldwide citation)

A self-adjusting locking plier having a stationary assembly providing a stationary handle and a stationary jaw and a moveable assembly including an operating lever and a moveable jaw that is supported on the stationary jaw with a slidable pivot connection whereby the moveable jaw is permitted to aut ...


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Dane Scarborough: Tape measure that incorporates a belt type marking device. Irwin Industrial Tool Company, Dennis J Williamson, Moore And Van Allen PLLC, August 8, 2006: US07086174 (9 worldwide citation)

A tape measure that incorporates a marking device for allowing an individual to measure and mark a wide variety of materials in a more efficient and economical manner, and for measuring and marking the beginning point of reference and the measured position point simultaneously. The tape measure has ...



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