Malik Ranjit: Ambifunctional perfluorinated polythers. Adhesives Research, Malik Ranjit, HELLWEGE James W, January 10, 2002: WO/2002/002668 (1 worldwide citation)

A novel crosslinkable ambifunctional perfluorinated polyetheris provided wherein the polyether is defined by the formula X¿1?-(C¿a?F¿2a?O)¿n?-X¿2? where X¿1? and X¿2? are different functional terminal groups which are capable of forming a crosslinked perfluorinated polyether by addition, condensatio ...

Tremain Geoffrey Donald: Method and apparatus for providing computer services. Ernst & Young, FLINT Adam, January 10, 2002: WO/2002/003220 (1 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method are disclosed for providing one or more computer services to a plurality of customers (A, B, C). At least one virtual machine (VS) is set up on a real computer (30) for each of the customers (A, B, C) at the request of each of the customers (A, B, C). The or each virtual mach ...

Tokui Shin, Tsutsui Toshiyuki: Butene copolymer, resin composition comprising the copolymer and moldings of the composition, and solid titanium catalyst for producing the copolymer and method for preparing the catalyst. Mitsui Chemicals, SUZUKI Shunichiro, January 10, 2002: WO/2002/002659 (1 worldwide citation)

A butene copolymer, characterized in that it has a specific modulus of elasticity in tension, molecular weight distribution, limiting viscosity and melting point, and comprises a copolymer unit derived from 1-butene and a copolymer unit derived from an a-olefin having 2 to 10 carbon atoms (except 1- ...

Bi Wanli, Livak Kenneth J, Bloch Will: Polynucleotide sequence assay. Applera Corporation, sPOWERS Vincent M, January 10, 2002: WO/2002/002823 (1 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are methods for detecting or quantifying one or more target polynucleotide sequences in a sample. In one aspect, a sample is contacted with first and second probe pair that are capable of hibridizing to a selected target sequence and a corresponding complementary sequence, respectively. Pr ...

Ratti Giulio, Grandi Guido: Immunisation against chlamydia pneumoniae. Chiron, Ratti Giulio, Grandi Guido, HALLYBONE Huw George, January 10, 2002: WO/2002/002606 (1 worldwide citation)

The genomic of Chlamydia pneumoniae reveals over 1000 putative encoded proteins. The invention provides a number of C. pneumoniae protein sequences suitable for vaccine production and development and/or for diagnostic purposes.

Foy Jérôme, Provost Serge: Above ground swimming pool support structure. Vogue Pool Products, Foy Jérôme, Provost Serge, MITCHELL Robert, January 10, 2002: WO/2002/002891 (1 worldwide citation)

An above ground swimming pool support structure(10) is made up a plurality of posts (24), wherein each post (24) is a blow-moulded unit having a base portion (26) and top portion (27) with a planar shoulder (34). A plurality of universal coping members (20) also blow-moulded are interconnected end t ...

Masashi Usami, Kosuke Nishimura, Munefumi Tsurusawa: Optical gate and optical phase modulator. Christie Parker & Hale, January 10, 2002: US20020003650-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

An optical gate according to the invention comprises a polarization divider to divide an optical signal into two orthogonal polarization components and to output them as a first polarization component which precedes in the time base and a second polarization component which follows the first one in ...

Kazuhiro Fujita, Hiroyoshi Funato, Hiroshi Koide: Optical pickup method, optical pickup device, and optical information processing apparatus. Ricoh Company, Richard F Jaworski, Cooper & Dunham, January 10, 2002: US20020003755-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

In an optical pickup method and device of the present invention, a grating unit separates a light beam, emitted by a light source, into a 0th order diffracted beam and 1st order diffracted beams. An objective lens focuses the diffracted beams, sent from the grating unit, onto a recording surface of ...

Satoshi Hoshino: Electronic journal preparation system and electronic journal preparation method. McGinn & Gibb PLLC, January 10, 2002: US20020003891-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

A customer selects a program in a program display portion 1. A face image pick-up portion 2 picks up a face image of a customer by a fixed camera and a card embossed image pick-up portion 3 picks up a card embossed image of a bank card by an image sensor provided at the insertion portion of the bank ...

Cohen Robert, Carr Suzette, Hagerty David, Peach Robert J, Becker Jean Claude: Methods for treating rheumatic diseases using a soluble ctla4 molecule. Bristol Myers Squibb Company, Cohen Robert, Carr Suzette, Hagerty David, Peach Robert J, Becker Jean Claude, SHER Audrey F, January 10, 2002: WO/2002/002638 (1 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to compositions and methods for treating rheumatic disease by administering to a subject, soluble CTLA4 molecules that block endogenous B7 molecules from binding their ligands.