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Shepherd Michael Trevor: Inhalation device and method. Fisons, Shepherd Michael Trevor, BASSETT Richard, January 16, 1997: WO/1997/001365 (5 worldwide citation)

An inhalation device comprising a chamber having an inlet and an outlet; and an active substance reservoir; wherein the device further includes vacuum means for forming a vacuum in the chamber and valve means arranged to release the vacuum, so that the substance contained in the reservoir is dispers ...


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Wheeler Larry A, Woldemussie Elizabeth, Lai Ronald K: Procede dutilisation de (2-imidazolin-2-ylamino) quinoxalines pour traiter des lesions nerveuses oculaires, Method of using (2-imidazolin-2-ylamino) quinoxalines in treating ocular neural injury. Allergan, Allergan, GOWLING LAFLEUR HENDERSON, January 16, 1997: CA2225626 (5 worldwide citation)

A method according to which neuroprotection is conferred upon ocular nerve cells by administration of a drug of formula (I) to the optic nerve and/or retina of a mammal within a period prior to or following an insult to ocular nerve cells but prior to cell death, wherein the 2-imidazolin-2-ylamino g ...


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Gilbert Laurence R, Jonza James M, Ouderkirk Andrew J, Stover Carl A, Weber Michael F: Multilayer polymer film with additional coatings or layers. Minnesota Mining And Manufacturing Company, sBUCKINGHAM Stephen W, January 16, 1997: WO/1997/001440 (3 worldwide citation)

A multilayer polymer film has an optical stack including a plurality of alternating polymer layers with skin layers having mechanical, optical, or chemical properties differing from those of the layers in the optical stack.


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Goetz Richard J, Ouderkirk Andrew J: Light diffusing adhesive. Minnesota Mining And Manufacturing Company, sPETERS Carolyn V, January 16, 1997: WO/1997/001610 (3 worldwide citation)

A light diffusing adhesive comprising a mixture of a pressure-sensitive adhesive matrix having a refractive index of n¿1? filled with organic, polymeric microparticles having a refractive index n¿2?, wherein the absolute difference in the refractive indices of matrix and microparticles, that is,


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Laperre James D, Burke Warren D: Rainbow sheeting having distinct color changes and/or hidden images. Minnesota Mining And Manufacturing Company, DOWDALL Janice L, January 16, 1997: WO/1997/001776 (2 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to graphic films which exhibit a rainbow-like color image visible at certain conditions of illumination and observation, but, additionally expands the range of visual effects to produce very subtle hidden images, or 3-dimensional appearing images, or more dramatic images which ...


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Taylor Kevin, Latzgo Philip E, Lenihan Timothy J: Kink-resistant steerable catheter assembly for microwave ablation. Arrow International Investment, ROSENBERG Neal L, January 16, 1997: WO/1997/001369 (2 worldwide citation)

A kink-resistant steerable catheter assembly (10) suitable for microwave ablation includes a handle (12), a catheter (14) and a steering control (60). The catheter has the following: [a] a flexible, torque transmitting and axially incompressible proximal or body portion (20) terminating in a proxima ...


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Andree Roland, Drewes Mark Wilhelm, Schallner Otto, Dollinger Markus, Santel Hans Joachim, Erdelen Christoph, Yanagi Akihiko, Goto Toshio: Cyanophenyluraciles substitues, Substituted cyanophenyl uracils. Bayer Aktiengesellschaft, Nihon Bayer Agrochem, Bayer Aktiengesellschaft, Nihon Bayer Agrochem, FETHERSTONHAUGH & CO, January 16, 1997: CA2225756 (2 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to novel substituted cyanophenyluracils of the general formula (I) (see formula I) in which R1, R2, R3, R4, R5 and Q are each as defined in the description, to processes for their preparation, to novel intermediates and to their use as herbicides and insecticides.


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Alcorn Allan E, Barnett Michael, Giacalone Louis D Jr, Levinthal Adam E: Systeme de jeux electronique pour casino avec capacite de jeu, authentification et securite ameliorees, Electronic casino gaming system with improved play capacity, authentication and security. Silicon Gaming, Igt, GOWLING LAFLEUR HENDERSON, January 16, 1997: CA2225805 (2 worldwide citation)

An electronic casino gaming system includes an unalterable ROM for storing a casino game authentication program, including a message digest algorithm program, a decryption program and a decryption key. A casino game data set containing casino game rules and image data is stored in a mass storage dev ...


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Weber Michael F, Wortman David L, Ouderkirk Andrew J, Cobb Sanford Jr: High efficiency optical devices. Minnesota Mining And Manufacturing Company, sBARTINGALE Kari H, January 16, 1997: WO/1997/001774 (2 worldwide citation)

Optical devices according to the present invention include a multilayer optical film in which at least one of the layers comprises an oriented birefringent polymer. The multilayer optical film exhibits low absorptivity and can reflect light approaching at shallow angles as well as normal to the film ...