Garo Khanarian
Garo Khanarian, Larry F Charbonneau, Robert E Johnson, Helmut B Witteler, Russel G Lee, Robert B Sandor, Gregory V Nelson: Sheets formed from polyesters including isosorbide. HNA Holdings, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis L, February 15, 2000: US06025061 (101 worldwide citation)

A sheet made of a polyester which includes monomer units of terephthaloyl moieties, ethylene glycol moieties and isosorbide moieties is described. The polyester has an inherent viscosity of at least about 0.35 dL/g when measured as a 1% (weight/volume) solution of said polyester in o-chlorophenol at ...

Kees Schouhamer Immink
Kornelis A Schouhamer Immink: Transmission and reception of a digital information signal. U S Philips Corporation, Edward W Goodman, February 29, 2000: US06031871 (4 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for transmitting a digital information signal includes an input terminal for receiving the digital information signal, a first channel encoding unit for carrying out a first channel encoding step on an information word in a series of subsequent information words included in the digital ...

Dimitrios Hondroulis
Dimitrios George Hondroulis, Ian Paul Ratowsky, Neville William Kingham, Katherine Tracy Bergquist Kingham: Process for sorbing liquids using tropical fibers. FyBx Environmental, Gerald R Boss, Troutman Sanders, February 22, 2000: US06027652 (20 worldwide citation)

A process is described for using tropical fibers to recover spilled oil, gasoline, kerosene, hydrocarbons, pentachlorophenol, creosote or other hazardous liquids from land or water. The sorbent fiber material is produced from agricultural byproducts from cultivation of banana, plantain, cavendish pl ...


Peng Gong
Francisco X Gomez, Joseph F Mockus, Peng Gong: Multi-band, multiple purpose antenna particularly useful for operation in cellular and global positioning system modes. Andrew Corporation, Vedder Price Kaufman & Kammholz, February 8, 2000: US06023245 (61 worldwide citation)

A multiple use, multi-band antenna for mobile wireless communication and global positioning has includes a elongated cellular radiating element and a GPS radiating element supported atop the cellular radiating element. The cellular radiating element has a continuous body portion of varying diameter ...

Andreas G Weichert
Heinz Werner Kleemann, Joachim Brendel, Jan Robert Schwark, Andreas Weichert, Hans Jochen Lang, Udo Albus, Wolfgang Scholz: Substituted benzyloxy-carbonylguanidines, a process for their preparation, their use as a medicament or diagnostic, and a medicament containing them. Hoechst Aktiengesellschaft, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, February 8, 2000: US06022899

There are described compounds of the formula I ##STR1## in which the substituents R(1) to R(7) and X have the meanings shown in the claims, and their pharmaceutically tolerable salts. These are effective inhibitors of the cellular sodium proton antiporter (Na.sup.+ /H.sup.+ exchanger). They are ther ...

Frederick H Hausheer, Aulma Parker, Seetharamulu Peddaiaghari: Method of treating diabetic nephropathy. BioNumerik Pharmaceuticals, Thomas J Dodd, February 29, 2000: US06031006 (3 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a method of treating patients afflicted with diabetic nephropathy. The method includes administering to a patient in need of treatment an effective amount of a thiol or reducible disulfide compound according to the formula set forth in the specification.

Brian E Springett: Photoconductive imaging members with polymetallosiloxane layers. Xerox Corporation, E O Palazzo, February 29, 2000: US06030735 (5 worldwide citation)

A photoconductive imaging member comprised of a supporting substrate, a hole blocking layer thereover, a photogenerating layer and a charge transport layer, and wherein the hole blocking layer is comprised of a polymetallosiloxane.

Yoshiyuki Nakagawa, Shunji Shiono, Tatsuhisa Fukuda: Cooking machine. Sanyo Electric, Sanyo Home Tech, Rabin & Champagne P C, February 29, 2000: US06029563 (19 worldwide citation)

A cooking machine which has: a cooking vessel removably provided in a case cavity and having an open top; a rotary shaft extending through a bottom of the cooking vessel and having an upper end to be fitted with an agitator blade; a driving mechanism provided below the cooking vessel for rotatively ...