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Katherina Babich
Deok kee Kim, Kenneth T Settlemyer Jr, Kangguo Cheng, Ramachandra Divakaruni, Carl J Radens, Dirk Pfeiffer, Timothy Dalton, Katherina Babich, Arpan P Mahorowala, Harald Okorn Schmidt: Methods and structures for protecting one area while processing another area on a chip. International Business Machines Corporation, Whitman Curtis Christofferson & Cook PC, Joseph P Abate, March 3, 2009: US07497959 (4 worldwide citation)

Increased protection of areas of a chip are provided by both a mask structure of increased robustness in regard to semiconductor manufacturing processes or which can be removed with increased selectivity and controllability in regard to underlying materials, or both. Mask structures are provided whi ...


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Erik Herz, Carvel Holton, Kenith Meissner, Corey Paye: Optical fiber with quantum dots. Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Lambda Instruments, Whitman Curtis Christofferson & Cook PC, May 30, 2006: US07054513 (231 worldwide citation)

Holey optical fibers (e.g. photonic fibers, random-hole fibers) are fabricated with quantum dots disposed in the holes. The quantum dots can provide light amplification and sensing functions, for example. When used for sensing, the dots will experience altered optical properties (e.g. altered fluore ...


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Russell E Parks, Frank Davide, Allison M McCormack, Jae K Park, Gautam Majumdar: Skills matching application. International Business Machines Corporation, Whitman Curtis Christofferson & Cook PC, James J Cioffi, May 15, 2007: US07219066 (19 worldwide citation)

A tool, called the Skills Matching Application (SMA), allows a user, such as a hiring manager, to communicate requirements to technical service suppliers in a way that significantly reduces the process time and improves the accuracy of requests sent to suppliers. The SMA is accessed from a Web-based ...


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Michael L Aigen: Process for generating enterprise java bean components from an SQL database. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Whitman Curtis Christofferson & Cook PC, July 18, 2006: US07080361 (14 worldwide citation)

Converting SQL databases to Enterprise JAVA Beans, when using conventional methods, has become a tedious, error-prone, time-consuming task. The invention, called BeanGrinder, automates the task so that a process hitherto taking days or weeks can be accomplished in matters of minutes. The user select ...


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Xiangning Chen: Multiple sequencible and ligatible structures for genomic analysis. Virginia Commonwealth University, Whitman Curtis Christofferson & Cook PC, August 28, 2007: US07262030 (8 worldwide citation)

High throughput methods and kits for single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) genotyping are provided. The methods involve utilizing nested PCR amplification reactions which produce sequencible and ligatible structures. An outer PCR primer set amplifies the SNP, and an inner PCR primer set amplifies a p ...


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Yukiko Tani: Cellular telephone set, dial lock releasing method used in the same and program therefor. NEC Corporation, Whitman Curtis Christofferson & Cook PC, June 6, 2006: US07058391 (4 worldwide citation)

A cellular telephone set is capable of allowing release dial lock function by a child even when parent manages an identification number. A control portion of the cellular telephone set is responsive to input of identification number through a key operating portion after dial lock condition is establ ...


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Philip Kendal Mullins: RFID reader having antenna with directional attenuation panels for determining RFID tag location. International Business Machines Corporation, Whitman Curtis Christofferson & Cook PC, William E Schiesser, April 14, 2009: US07518520 (4 worldwide citation)

An antenna structure capable of determining the direction of a radiofrequency identification (RFID) tag includes a wide-angle antenna disposed within an attenuator that has regions of low attenuation. The attenuator may include a metal plate with holes. In this case, the antenna only detects RFID ta ...


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Rosa M Bolger, Ann M Corrao, Rick A Hamilton II, Brian O Connell, Brian J Snitzer: Virtual universe rendering based on prioritized metadata terms. International Business Machines Corporation, Whitman Curtis Christofferson & Cook PC, Maeve L McCarthy, February 9, 2016: US09256896 (3 worldwide citation)

After a change of location of an avatar in a virtual universe, an avatar is encouraged to remain at that location and avoid an immediate further or return change of location (e.g. by teleportation) by prioritizing rendering of objects such that objects most likely to be of interest to the avatar is ...


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Charles A Castronovo: Feeding mechanism auto-adjusting to load for use in automatic high-security destruction of a mixed load, and other feeding systems. Whitman Curtis Christofferson & Cook PC, January 18, 2011: US07871025 (2 worldwide citation)

A inventive feeding mechanism continuously feeds and continuously subjects to shredding, cutting, recycling, sorting, or other processing, a load consisting of a mixture of different-thickness materials, such as a mixture of paper, compact disks (CDs), cassette tapes, videotapes, etc. The auto-adjus ...


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Hannes Wagner, Fabian Kluessendorf: Sensor device for measuring a direction of incident flow and evaluation device therefor. Deutsches Zentrum fuer Luft und Raumfahrt e V, Whitman Curtis Christofferson & Cook PC, May 6, 2014: US08714006 (2 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a sensor device (4) for measuring a direction of incident flow (2) with which a flowing medium flows against the sensor device (4), having a flow body (1) which is set up to have the flowing medium flow around it, the flow body (1) having a plurality of pressure-sensitive or ...



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