Goble Nigel Mark, Goble Colin Charles Owen: Electrosurgical apparatus for laporoscopy and similar interventions.. Gyrus Medical, May 3, 1995: EP0650701-A1 (568 worldwide citation)

An electrode assembly (12) for an electrosurgical instrument has an elongate tubular shaft (12S) with electrodes (12E) mounted on a distal end and, on a proximal end of the shaft, means (12M) for detachably mounting the assembly in a handpiece (10) of the instrument. Electrical conductors (20) pass ...

Rabbani Majid Eastman Kodak Co, Melnychuck Paul W Eastman Koda, Axman Michael Stuart Eastman K, Baradar Ali R Eastman Kodak Co: Method and apparatus for the addition and removal of digital watermarks in a hierarchical image storage and retrieval system.. Eastman Kodak Co, May 3, 1995: EP0651554-A1 (344 worldwide citation)

An image processing technique is described in the context of a hierarchical image storage and retrieval system. The method allows for the controlled addition and removal of digital watermarks from selected image components in the hierarchy. The method adds a digital watermark in a selected image res ...

Tomiyama Hiromitsu, Oshino Masahiko, Nakanishi Naoko, Suzuki Mutsumi, Fukuyama Masao, Murakami Mutsuaki, Nambu Taro: Amine compound and electro-luminescence device comprising same.. Hodogaya Chemical, Matsushita Electric, May 3, 1995: EP0650955-A1 (296 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides novel amine compounds useful as electron-transporting materials to be incorporated in organic electro-luminescence devices. More particularly, the present invention provides an organic electro-luminescence device (organic EL device) which can find wide application in v ...

Allard David Joseph, Canova Francis James Jr, Johnson Debra Ann Gawne, Lanier Charles Sterling, Lewis James Robert, Tiller Byron Kevin, Villafana William, Yee Raymond Lee: Personal communicator having improved zoom and pan functions.. Ibm, May 3, 1995: EP0651543-A2 (146 worldwide citation)

A mobile, hand-held personal communicator 10 includes a casing 12 for housing a cellular phone, modem, and data processing system. Graphics image files 142 are stored and can be selectively displayed on a touchscreen display 26, 28. A zoom function magnifies areas of a graphics image 142, such as a ...

Saito Takanobu, Yahagi Shinichiro, Nishikawa Taichiro C O Osaka W, Miyasaki Kenji C O Osaka Works, Fujii Kazuyuki C O Osaka Works, Kuze Takayuki C O Osaka Works: Snow-melting member for power transmission line.. Daido Steel, Sumitomo Electric Industries, May 3, 1995: EP0651487-A1 (142 worldwide citation)

A snow melting member for use on a power transmission line which can sufficiently melt snow even when the magnetic field created by the current in the power transmission line is relatively small. The snow melting member is composed of metals or metal oxides and has an annular, tubular or helical con ...

Robert Antoine Jean Henri, Correia Lima Salvador Vilar: Adjustable periurethral sphincter.. Robert Antoine Jean Henri, Correia Lima Salvador Vilar, May 3, 1995: EP0650703-A1 (138 worldwide citation)

The present invention refers to an adjustable periurethral tensor which consists of a one-piece element which does not require additional fittings that would bring about leakages. This enables the withdrawal and introduction of serum without additional surgical intervention and permits ideal control ...

Seaman Michael R C, Ross Kevin W, Blanford Mark S, Heizer Isaac J: Event architecture for system management in an operating system.. Microsoft, May 3, 1995: EP0651328-A1 (111 worldwide citation)

An event system is provided within an object-oriented environment. The event system informs users and system functions of events within the system. Events may be modeled as objects that are visible within the global namespace. These objects include event source objects and event sink objects. Event ...

Ohtani Hisashi, Miyanaga Akiharu, Fukunaga Takeshi, Zhang Hongyong: Method of crystallizing a silicone layer and semiconductor devices obtained by using the method.. Semiconductor Energy Lab, May 3, 1995: EP0651431-A2 (107 worldwide citation)

A process for fabricating a highly stable and reliable semiconductor, comprising: coating the surface of an amorphous silicon film with a solution containing a catalyst element capable of accelerating the crystallization of the amorphous silicon film, and heat treating the amorphous silicon film the ...

Ling Robin Sydney Mackwood, Lawes Peter: Method and apparatus for implanting an acetabular cup.. Howmedica, May 3, 1995: EP0650706-A1 (95 worldwide citation)

A method of implanting an acetabular cup which includes preparing an acetabular socket to receive said cup, placing cement in said socket before or after locating a tube in line with said socket and inserting the acetabular cup through the tube and into said socket.

Coppleson John Victor Malcolm, Reid Bevan Leslie, Skladnev Victor Nickaelovich: Method and apparatus for diseased tissue type recognition.. Polartechnics, May 3, 1995: EP0650694-A1 (94 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus (21,150) is disclosed for identifying tissue which is suspected of being physiologically changed as a result of pre-cancerous or cancerous activity. The apparatus (21,150) includes a probe (1,10; 151) configured to contact the tissue and which includes an arrangement (3-7,17-4 ...