Goble Nigel Mark, Goble Colin Charles Owen: An electrosurgical generator and system. Gyrus Medical, March 14, 2001: EP1082944-A1 (537 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical system including an electrode assembly having two electrodes for use immersed in an electrically conductive fluid has a generator with control circuitry for rapidly reducing the delivered radio frequency output power by at least 50% within at most a few cycles of the peak radio fr ...

Jung Guenther Prof Dr, Hoerr Ingmar, Rammensee Hans Georg Prof Dr, Obst Reinhard Dr: Transfer of mrna using polycationic compounds. Jung Guenther Prof Dr, Rammensee Hans Georg Prof Dr, Hoerr Ingmar, March 14, 2001: EP1083232-A1 (75 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a method for the transfer of RNA, especially mRNA, into cells and into organisms. This method is especially suited for applications in the field of gene therapy. The RNA is transferred in the form of a complex between at least one RNA and at least one cationic, especially poly ...

Annamaa Petteri, Mikkola Jyrki: Planar antenna structure. Filtronic Lk Oy, March 14, 2001: EP1083624-A2 (46 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a planar antenna structure in small-sized radio apparatus. A layer of dielectric material (230), the dielectric constant of which is relatively high, is arranged outwards of the plane of the outer surface of the radiating element (210) of a planar inverted F antenna, or PIFA ...

Lin Steve T, Krebs Steven L: Tissue repair device. Squibb Bristol Myers Co, March 14, 2001: EP1082941-A1 (45 worldwide citation)

A biodegradable device for repairing torn meniscal cartilage comprising a shaft and tissue gripping means at both ends. One end is adapted to pierce the tissue and the opposite end is adapted to fit a driver. The central portion of the device is essentially smooth along its length. The device has be ...

Alderson Peter, Edge Robert Andrew: System for communicating over a public network. Barron Mccann, March 14, 2001: GB2354102-A (45 worldwide citation)

A system for communicating with a remote service over a public network 18, such as the Internet, includes a client device 10 with a memory card 28 or the like, a card reader 26 and a public network communication device such as a personal computer or television, and a processor unit, such as a centra ...

Ellman Alan G, Garito Jon C: Low-voltage electrosurgical apparatus. Ellman Alan G, Garito Jon C, March 14, 2001: EP1082945-A1 (44 worldwide citation)

Low-power, low-voltage electrosurgical apparatus providing three current unipolar modes whose circuitry for generating the modulation signals needed to implement the three current modes employs no microcontroller but generates the modulation waveforms using a oscillator-binary counter and dual multp ...

Vaisanen Ari, Orava Pekko: Antenna sharing switching circuitry for multi-transceiver mobile terminal and method therefor. Nokia, March 14, 2001: EP1083622-A2 (35 worldwide citation)

Antenna switching circuitry in a multi-transceiver mobile terminal 10, which features a first switching unit (SW1) which controllably couples a first transceiver port (P1) to either a first antenna port (PA1) or a second antenna port (PA2); and a second switching unit (SW2) which controllably couple ...

Kanbe Sadao, Seki Shunichi: Composition, method for preparing film, and functional element and method for preparing the same. Seiko Epson, March 14, 2001: EP1083775-A1 (31 worldwide citation)

A composition, which can be used in an ink jet printing method, can use either a non-polar or a weakly polar material as a functional material, prevents clogging at dispensing time, achieves stable dispensing, and prevents precipitation of content matter during dispensing and phase separation during ...

Ishii Naoki, Kaneko Takashi, Sumimoto Shin, Yamamoto Hideki, Nagao Ichiro: Beta titanium wire, method for its production and medical devices using beta titanium wire. Terumo, Tokusen Kogyo Company, March 14, 2001: EP1083243-A2 (28 worldwide citation)

A -titanium alloy wire has its diameter reduced by cold drawing and is then subjected to heat treatment. The heat treatment comprises a first aging step for precipitation, strengthening and a second aging step for removing processing strain in which it is heat-treated under tension.

Gura Damon E, Jaffe Joel R, Raneses Ismaelito B: Gaming machine with animated reel symbols for payoff. Wms Gaming, March 14, 2001: EP1083531-A1 (27 worldwide citation)

A gaming machine comprising a presentation element controlled by a processor in response to a wager amount. The presentation element is capable of presenting a basic game screen and a start animation outcome that activates an animation feature. The animation feature represents an animation game bein ...