Michael L Reed, Lee E Weiss: Tissue-connective devices with micromechanical barbs. Carnegie Mellon University, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, October 29, 1996: US05569272 (130 worldwide citation)

A system for linking a first member with a second member. The system is comprised of a first plurality of micromechanical barbs disposed on the first member. The system is also comprised of a second plurality of micromechanical barbs disposed on the second member. The barbs on the first member and t ...

David M Shemwell, George R Ryan: Disposable fiber optic probe. Respironics, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, August 1, 2000: US06095974 (129 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for transferring two frequencies of electromagnetic energy to and from a portion of a living body for the purpose of blood oxygen saturation measurements. The two frequencies of electromagnetic energy are transferred to the portion of the living body through a single optical fiber cable ...

Gurtej Singh Sandhu: Barrier layer cladding around copper interconnect lines. Micron Technologies, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, July 4, 2000: US06084302 (128 worldwide citation)

In a method for fabricating an integrated circuit interconnect upon a semiconductor substrate an integrated circuit component is formed upon the surface of the semiconductor substrate. A copper interconnect is formed and electrically coupled to the integrated circuit component. A metal is introduced ...

Lee E Weiss, Jay Wynn Calvert: Assembled scaffolds for three dimensional cell culturing and tissue generation. Carnegie Mellon, University of Pittsburgh, Raymond A Reed Smith Shaw & McClay Miller, November 7, 2000: US06143293 (126 worldwide citation)

A three-dimensional scaffold for tissue generation. Mechanical fasteners allow layered and volumetric scaffold sections, which may be pre-seeded with cells and/or growth factors, to be assembled into a heterogeneous generated tissue for implantation.

Kacey G Marra, Lee E Weiss, Jay Wynn Calvert, Prashant N Kumta: Biocompatible compositions and methods of using same. Carnegie Mellon University, University of Pittsburgh, Raymond A Reed Smith Shaw & McClay Miller, December 26, 2000: US06165486 (126 worldwide citation)

Blends of biodegradable polymers, preferably poly(caprolactone) and poly(D,L-lactic-co-glycolic) acid are discussed as well as their applications in the medical field, particularly with regard to bone tissue engineering. Preferably, hydroxyapatite ("HA") granules are incorporated into the blends and ...

Krishna Narayannan, Marc D Liang, John L Kurtz: Voice activated control apparatus. Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, September 6, 1994: US05345538 (121 worldwide citation)

A system is provided with a voice activated control apparatus which permits precise control of one or more system variables by means of voice commands uttered by the system operator. When a system variable is in a movement or change mode, the movement or change is terminated by any sound exceeding a ...

Volker Huennebeck: Mouthpiece valve for breathing equipment. Auergesellschaft, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, July 28, 1992: US05133347 (121 worldwide citation)

A mouthpiece valve for breathing equipment which utilizes a spring-loaded axially movable valve disc to close the connection to the breathing equipment when the valve is in an inoperative position. To lock the valve in the closed position, it is provided with two tapered pins which are externally in ...

Charles Lapourtre, Gerard H Rolf: Distributed office automation system with specific task assignment among workstations. Oce Nederland, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, August 4, 1992: US05136708 (119 worldwide citation)

A distributed office automation system includes workstations and support stations which are interconnected via a network and which make use of the functionality of one another by subcontracting tasks. Various function modules are available in the system for numerous tasks and the system provides a d ...

Douglas J Eadline: Run-time system having nodes for identifying parallel tasks in a logic program and searching for available nodes to execute the parallel tasks. Paralogic, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, November 28, 1995: US05471622 (114 worldwide citation)

A system and method for parallel execution of logic programs on a computer network comprising two or more local-memory processors includes a logic program interpreter resident on all processors in the system. The interpreter commences execution of a logic program on one processor and, based on the r ...

John J Sassano: Rapid venous infusion system. University of Pittsburgh, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, May 31, 1988: US04747826 (108 worldwide citation)

The subject invention relates to a novel system for rapid, venous infusion of a physiologic fluid, such as blood, into a patient, comprising in combination a reservoir for the physiologic fluid having an inlet port for receiving the physiologic fluid and an outlet port for dispensing the physiologic ...