Stubstad James A, Urbaniak James R, Kahn Paul: Prosthesis for spinal repair. Cutter Laboratories, Owen Wickersham & Erickson, February 25, 1975: US3867728 (1027 worldwide citation)

A shaped article comprising at least a core element having generally flat top and bottom surfaces, the core element being made of elastic polymer and preferably reinforced. Presently preferred forms of the article are those in which the core element has a covering element secured to one or, in some ...

Kinji Nishimura: Clinical thermometer for women. Nishimoto, Owen Wickersham & Erickson, August 11, 1992: US05137028 (362 worldwide citation)

A clinical thermometer for women having processing function to determine day of ovulation accurately and also having function to memorize the data for several menstruation periods and to display the data when desired to guide exact diagnosis.

William C Tang, Roger T Howe: Laterally driven resonant microstructures. Regents of the University of California, Owen Wickersham & Erickson, June 18, 1991: US05025346 (348 worldwide citation)

A microbridge device for use as a sensor or an actuator is driven parallel to a substrate as a resonant microstructure. The microstructure comprises a stationary thin-film electrode secured to the substrate and located in a plane above it. A movable plate overlaying the substrate is suspended above ...

Nicholas Kalmar: In situ recovery of oil from oil shale. Owen Wickersham & Erickson, April 24, 1984: US04444258 (251 worldwide citation)

A method for in situ recovery of oil from oil shale containing oil bearing compound. The method begins with thermally decomposing the kerogen underground to produce oil vapors, combustible gases, and carbon residue, followed by conducting the oil vapors and combustible gases to aboveground and recov ...

Paul Kahn, James A Stubstad: Hip joint prosthesis. Cutter Laboratories, Owen Wickersham & Erickson, February 17, 1976: US03938198 (231 worldwide citation)

A prosthesis for replacement of a damaged joint or load-bearing structure in an animal or human body comprises a shaped structural member, a relatively thick or cushioning coating of a physiologically inert elastomer over the surfaces of the structural member in load-bearing relationship with the sk ...

Robert I Kibrick: Encoder for measuring the absolute position of moving elements. Regent of the University of California, Owen Wickersham & Erickson, February 13, 1990: US04901073 (172 worldwide citation)

An optical encoding system for determining the absolute position of a movable member relative to a stationary member. For example, a bar-code scanner may be supported by a stationary member for scanning bar-code symbols in its field of view. An encoding band may be supported by the movable member so ...

Stubstad James A: Prosthesis for articulating body structures. Cutter Laboratories, Owen Wickersham & Erickson, April 29, 1975: US3879767 (170 worldwide citation)

An article for the relief of pain and restricted movement of joints resulting from arthritic disease or trauma comprising a relatively thick contoured or cup-like member with a curved smooth surface provided by a layer of biocompatible elastomer and the opposite surface covered by a biocompatible ti ...

Dolores Bishop, Mark M Morris: Protective facial mask. Owen Wickersham & Erickson, June 9, 1987: US04671271 (166 worldwide citation)

A protective facial mask covering the oral and nasal cavities. It slips over the user's head and comprises a single generally cylindrical, generally tubular, piece of an expandable impervious material open at each end. Two diametrically opposed ear slots and an opening below and extending between th ...

Faylor Terry Lee, Martin Roger W: Ultra pure water process and apparatus. Aqua Media, Owen Wickersham & Erickson, March 11, 1975: US3870033 (152 worldwide citation)

Deionized pretreated supply water is stored in a storage unit, and a part of the stored water is recirculated through a pure water recirculation loop. The recirculated water is polished in polishing demineralizers to an electrical resistivity at the circulating temperature equivalent to 18 megohm el ...

Edmunds Jr Louis Henry, Braley Silas A: Implantable bulb for inflation of surgical implements. The Regents of the University of California, Owen Wickersham & Erickson, August 27, 1974: US3831583 (152 worldwide citation)

A device, completely implantable within the human body, for restricting the flow of blood through a major blood vessel, such as an artery, especially the pulmonary artery. An inflatable, flexible annulus, generally circular in shape but not a closed circle, has a non-distensible outer wall so that u ...