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Robert S Kieval, Bruce J Persson, David J Serdar, Peter T Keith: Mapping methods for cardiovascular reflex control devices. CVRx, Townsend & Townsend and Crew, February 1, 2005: US06850801 (321 worldwide citation)

Devices, systems and methods by which the blood pressure, nervous system activity, and neurohormonal activity may be selectively and controllably reduced by activating baroreceptors. A baroreceptor activation device is positioned near a baroreceptor, preferably in the carotid sinus. A mapping method ...


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Talex Sajoto, Leonid Selyutin, Jun Zhao, Stefan Wolff: High temperature multi-layered alloy heater assembly and related methods. Applied Materials, Townsend & Townsend and Crew, March 7, 2000: US06035101 (240 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides systems, methods and apparatus for heating substrates in a processing chamber to temperatures up to at least 700.degree. C. In accordance with an embodiment of the invention a heater assembly with an inner core of high thermal conductivity is encased in a shell of lowe ...


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J Wallace Parce, Michael R Knapp: Electropipettor and compensation means for electrophoretic bias. Caliper Technologies Corportion, Townsend & Townsend and Crew, September 28, 1999: US05958203 (175 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides for techniques for transporting materials using electrokinetic forces through the channels of a microfluidic system. The subject materials are transported in regions of high ionic concentration, next to spacer material regions of high ionic concentration, which are sep ...


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Bernard H Andreas, Timothy J Wood: Low profile intraluminal suturing device and method. Perclose, Townsend & Townsend and Crew, May 11, 1999: US05902311 (162 worldwide citation)

An improved suturing device and method is provided. The suturing device is of the type including a guide body and means on the guide body for translating at least one needle relative to the guide body. The suturing device is improved by providing a rotatable sleeve disposed over at least a distal po ...


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Chishti Muhammad, Apostolos Lerios, Brian Freyburger, Kelsey Wirth, Richard Ridgley: Method and system for incrementally moving teeth. Align Technology, Bao Tran, Townsend & Townsend and Crew, June 4, 2002: US06398548 (155 worldwide citation)

A system for repositioning teeth comprises a plurality of individual appliances. The appliances are configured to be placed successively on the patient's teeth and to incrementally reposition the teeth from a initial tooth arrangement, through a plurality of intermediate tooth arrangements, and ...


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Francois J Henley: Thin handle substrate method and structure for fabricating devices using one or more films provided by a layer transfer process. Silicon Genesis Corporation, Townsend Townsend and Crew, January 23, 2007: US07166520 (132 worldwide citation)

A method for fabricating one or more devices, e.g., integrated circuits. The method includes providing a substrate (e.g., silicon), which has a thickness of semiconductor material and a surface region. The substrate also has a cleave plane provided within the substrate to define the thickness of sem ...


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Michael C Pirrung, Lubert Stryer, Stephen P A Fodor, J Leighton Read: Photolithographic and other means for manufacturing arrays. Affymetrix, Philip L McGarrigle Esq, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, Townsend Townsend and Crew, July 9, 2002: US06416952 (122 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides methods and apparatus for sequencing, fingerprinting and mapping biological macromolecules, typically biological polymers. The methods make use of a plurality of sequence specific recognition reagents which can also be used for classification of biological samples, and ...


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Christopher J Pass, James D Sansbury, Raminda U Madurawe, John E Turner, Rakesh H Patel, Peter J Wright: Programmable interconnect junction. Altera Corporation, Townsend & Townsend and Crew, September 7, 1999: US05949710 (118 worldwide citation)

A static, nonvolatile, and reprogrammable programmable interconnect junction cell for implementing programmable interconnect in an integrated circuit. The programmable interconnect junction (600) is programmably configured to couple or decouple a first interconnect line (210) and a second interconne ...


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Paul Graham: Remote web site authoring system and method. Yahoo&excl, Townsend Townsend and Crew, June 17, 2003: US06581061 (105 worldwide citation)

A remote web site authoring system is located on a server in communication with one or more clients via a network with in a distributed computing environment. The system provides a what-you-see-is-what-you-get (WYSIWYG) interface program that enables the client to edit a web page of within a web sit ...


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Michael Lee, Gajus Worthington: Computer aided design method and system for developing a microfluidic system. Fluidigm Corporation, Townsend & Townsend and Crew, June 13, 2006: US07062418 (92 worldwide citation)

The present invention generally relates to design automation techniques and more particularly to the design of customized microfluidic systems using a microfluidic computer aided design system. In one embodiment of the present invention the system includes a synthesis module for synthesizing softwar ...