Robert A Lambourne, Nicholas A J Millington: Method and apparatus for adjusting volume levels in a multi-zone system. Sonos, TechLaw, Robert J Irvine III, November 19, 2013: US08588949 (113 worldwide citation)

A multimedia controller including a processor, the controller configured to: provide a user interface for a player group, wherein the player group includes a plurality of players in a local area network, and wherein each player is configured to playback a multimedia output from a multimedia source; ...

Ayako Yamada, Masahiro Motomiya, Hidenori Sato: Liquid crystal glare-proof mirror. Murakami Corporation, Capitol City TechLaw PLLC, December 15, 2009: US07633567 (103 worldwide citation)

A liquid crystal glare-proof mirror is capable of displaying a picture in which a non-glare-proof mode and a glare-proof mode is switched, including a first polarizing plate for selecting a polarization component to be transmitted; a liquid crystal cell disposed at a back of the first polarizing pla ...

Harm Cronie, Amin Shokrollahi: Finite state encoders and decoders for vector signaling codes. Kandou Labs, TechLaw, May 6, 2014: US08718184 (66 worldwide citation)

In a chip-to-chip communication system and apparatus, a set of physical signals to be conveyed over a communication bus is provided, and mapped to a codeword of a vector signaling code using the physical signals and a state information, wherein a codeword is representable as a vector of plurality of ...

Harm Cronie, Amin Shokrollahi: Power and pin efficient chip-to-chip communications with common-mode rejection and SSO resilience. École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, TechLaw, Robert J Irvine III, September 17, 2013: US08539318 (49 worldwide citation)

In bus communications methods and apparatus, a first set of physical signals representing the information to be conveyed over the bus is provided, and mapped to a codeword of a spherical code, wherein a codeword is representable as a vector of a plurality of components and the bus uses at least as m ...

Slim Salah Souissi: Systems and methods for controlling device network access through a wireless router. Novatel Wireless, TechLaw, March 8, 2016: US09282460 (36 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are provided for enabling communications over a wide area network and a local area network, wherein one or more computing devices may communicate with a wireless router over the local area network, and wherein the one or more computing devices may obtain access to the wide area n ...

Glen C Larsen, Steven N Bathiche: Keyboard with a touchpad layer on keys. Microsoft, CapitolCity TechLaw, Richard C Irving, February 9, 2010: US07659887 (30 worldwide citation)

Various embodiments are disclosed relating to a keyboard with integrated key and touchpad. In an example embodiment, a keyboard is provided that includes a plurality of keys, each key being capable of being pressed to select one or more keyboard inputs. The keyboard also includes a micro touchpad pr ...

Yosuke Ishikawa: Method of controlling battery charging. Honda Motor, Capitol City TechLaw PLLC, Mark E Duell, October 18, 2011: US08040106 (20 worldwide citation)

The present teachings are directed toward methods of controlling the charging of a battery. The method includes the steps of receiving current and voltage output information for the battery during a charging/discharging cycle at a certain time interval, and using a model to determine both charging e ...

Guillermo C Bazan, Bin Liu: Methods for assaying a sample for an aggregant. The Regents of the University of California, David W Maher, TechLaw, February 23, 2010: US07666594 (19 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to an aggregation sensor useful for the detection and analysis of aggregants in a sample, and methods, articles and compositions relating to such a sensor. The sensor comprises first and second optically active units, where energy may be transferred from an excited state of th ...

Giuseppe C Viscomi, Manuela Campana, Donatella Confortini, Miriam Barbanti, Fiorella Calanni: Use of polymorphic forms of rifaximin for medical preparations. Alfa Wassermann S p A, Sam K Tahmassebi, TechLaw, March 29, 2011: US07915275 (19 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to Rifaximin polymorphic forms α, β and γ, to their use in medicinal preparations for the oral or topical route and to therapeutic methods using them.

Pragyana K Mishra, Nagendra V Kolluru: Navigation with contextual color, texture, and structure cues. Microsoft Corporation, Capitol City TechLaw, Richard C Irving, October 25, 2011: US08046167 (19 worldwide citation)

A method and a processing device may provide navigational information including non-photographic cues, such as, contextual color, texture, and structure cues, corresponding to physical entities visible to a party traveling along a determined route. In one embodiment, the non-photographic cues may be ...