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Paul C Nardella, David C Yates, Jesse J Kuhns, Richard P Nuchols, Martin Madden, Steven H Mersch: Alternative current pathways for bipolar surgical cutting tool. Medical Scientific, Ethicon Endo Surgery, William C Lahive & Cockfield Geary III, July 2, 1996: US05531744 (821 worldwide citation)

A bipolar electrosurgical tool comprises a retractable cutting element movable along a cutting path and an electrical energy supply source which communicates electrical energy (e.g., radio frequency energy) through one or more energy delivering electrodes associated with a tissue affecting portion o ...


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Ronald A Yapp, Charles B Worrick III: Osteosynthesis plate system. Codman & Shurtleff, William C Lahive & Cockfield Geary III, August 27, 1996: US05549612 (349 worldwide citation)

An osteosynthesis plate system is particularly well adapted to securely fuse adjacent cervical vertebrae. The plates are adapted for mounting upon the anterior or posterior surfaces of the vertebrae. Plates for mounting on the anterior vertebral surfaces have a concave bone contacting surface and a ...


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Salvatore Caldarise: Hip joint prostheses and methods for manufacturing the same. Johnson & Johnson Professional, William C Lahive & Cockfield Geary III, August 27, 1996: US05549697 (50 worldwide citation)

An implantable bone prosthesis, such as an acetabular shell, includes a bone engaging region that is made from a cast metal or metal alloy and an articulation surface that is formed of a ceramic material or a metal that is permanently attached to the metal bone engaging region. The bone engaging reg ...


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Stephen B Corn: Anesthesia docking station. Children s Medical Center Corporation, Thomas J Engellenner, William C Lahive & Cockfield Geary III, November 21, 1995: US05468230 (45 worldwide citation)

A catheter docking system is provided that is easily affixed to a patient and that facilitates the secure connection of an infusion line to an anesthesia-delivering catheter. The system comprises a docking station having an adapter mounted thereon. The adapter incudes a first port adapted to communi ...


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Thomas J Powers: Dual ovenable food container. J D Cahill Company, Thomas V Smurzynski, William C Lahive & Cockfield Geary III, March 12, 1996: US05498452 (10 worldwide citation)

A dual ovenable food product container is formed from a coated or uncoated paperboard substrate to which is applied a precoat layer and a topcoat layer. The precoat is formed from an aqueous emulsion copolymer such as ethylene vinyl acetate while the top coat is formed from and aqueous emulsion whic ...


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Henry L Chess Jr: Method and apparatus for mixing, spraying and placing cementitious materials. Blue Oak Materials Partnership, William C Lahive & Cockfield Geary III, February 27, 1996: US05494708 (5 worldwide citation)

There is provided an improved composition for rapid setting, sprayable cementitious material, as well as improved processes and systems for mixing and placing such materials. The composition comprises a sprayable mixture of cement forming ingredients, such as silicon dioxide, magnesium oxide, and an ...


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Robert Widmer, Daniel H Zick, Jane L LaGoy: Class of ductile iron, and process of forming same. Industrial Materials Technology, William C Lahive & Cockfield Geary III, June 4, 1996: US05522949 (5 worldwide citation)

A new class of ductile iron is formed by the hot isostatic pressing of a ductile iron casting, followed by austempering of the ductile iron casting. Hot isostatic pressing can be carried out at a pressure in the range of 10,000 to 17,000 psi at a temperature above 1600.degree. F., and usually in the ...


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Stephen L Buchwald, Nancy E Lee: Catalytic asymmetric reduction of enamines. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Thomas J Engellenner, William C Lahive & Cockfield Geary III, February 6, 1996: US05489682 (5 worldwide citation)

A catalytic asymmetric reduction process, which, by hydrogenating enamines, yields a corresponding amine having a high level of enantiomeric purity is disclosed. The reduction process utilizes a chiral metal catalyst that includes a metal or metal complex that is selected from groups 3, 4, 5, or 6, ...


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Gilbert James: Method for making a smooth-surface ceramic. William C Lahive & Cockfield Geary III, March 26, 1996: US05502013 (4 worldwide citation)

A method of forming a ceramic having a smooth ceramic surface and an assembly for forming ceramics having a flat and smooth ceramic surface are disclosed. A greenware precursor is disposed between a greenware base and a greenware cover. A frame is disposed between the greenware base and greenware co ...


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Stephen L Buchwald, Richard D Broene, Nancy E Lee: Catalytic asymmetric reduction of trisubstituted olefins. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Thomas J Engellenner, William C Lahive & Cockfield Geary III, February 13, 1996: US05491233 (4 worldwide citation)

A catalytic asymmetric reduction process, which, by hydrogenating trisubstituted olefins, yields a corresponding organic compound having a high level of enantiomeric purity is disclosed. The process is also effective for the catalytic asymmetric reduction of certain enamines and related compounds to ...



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