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Jennifer Petoff
Robert M Waymouth, Jennifer L Maciejewski Petoff, Raisa L Kravchenko: Ethylene copolymers with narrow composition distribution and high melting temperatures, and methods of production thereof. The Board of Trustees of Leland Stanford Jr University, Jacques M Dulin, Innovation Law Group, April 30, 2002: US06380341 (31 worldwide citation)

A copolymer of ethylene and at least one comonomer containing at least 4 carbon atoms is characterized by a polydispersity greater than 2, a broad melting point transition as measured by differential scanning calorimetry, and a narrow composition distribution. Ethylene/C


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Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Belgacem Haba: Conductive leads with non-wettable surfaces. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, April 30, 2002: US06378758 (16 worldwide citation)

A microelectronic connection component is provided with leads having a surface wettable by a bonding material such as a solder at the tips of the leads which are intended to be bonded with microelectronic devices. The leads have non-wettable surfaces bounding the wettable surfaces. During bonding, t ...


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David R L Worthington, Stephen J Brown: Diabetes management system and method for controlling blood glucose. Health Hero Network, Black Lowe & Graham PLLC, April 30, 2002: US06379301 (815 worldwide citation)

A diabetes management system for predicting a future blood glucose value of a patient and for recommending a corrective action to the patient when the future blood glucose value lies outside of a target range. The system includes a patient-operated apparatus for measuring blood glucose values and fo ...


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Syed F A Hossainy, Li Chen: Porous prosthesis and a method of depositing substances into the pores. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Cameron Kerrigan Squire Sanders and Dempsey L, April 30, 2002: US06379381 (443 worldwide citation)

An implantable prosthesis, for example a stent, is provided that is capable of being loaded with substances. In one example, the prosthesis is a cylindrical-shaped body having depots or pores formed thereon. The depots can be formed at preselected locations on the body of the prosthesis and can have ...


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Paul M Meadows, Carla M Mann: Parameter context switching for an implanted device. Advanced Bionics Corporation, Bryant R Cold, April 30, 2002: US06381496 (439 worldwide citation)

An implant device provides context switching, meaning the ability to change one set of operational parameters for another. The implant device is controlled by a set of operational parameters. The patient may swap the current set of operational parameters with another set of operational parameters. F ...


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Jonathan A Forbes, Jeremy D Stone, Srivatsan Parthasarathy, Michael J Toutonghi, Michael V Sliger: Software package management. Microsoft Corporation, Klarquist Sparkman, April 30, 2002: US06381742 (374 worldwide citation)

A software package manager uses a distribution unit containing components for a software package and a manifest file that describes the distribution unit to manage the installation, execution, and uninstallation of software packages on a computer. Information in the manifest file pertaining to a sof ...


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David W Gillespie, Timothy P Allen, Ralph C Wolf, Shawn P Day: Object position detector with edge motion feature and gesture recognition. Synaptics Incorporated, Sierra Patent Group, April 30, 2002: US06380931 (372 worldwide citation)

Methods for recognizing gestures made by a conductive object on a touch-sensor pad are disclosed. Tapping, pushing, hopping, and zigzag gestures are recognized by analyzing the position, pressure, and movement of the conductive object on the sensor pad during the time of a suspected gesture, and sig ...


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Hans Kintzig, Michael Schabbach, Hans Ruediger Murawski, Wolfgang Obermeier, Karl Miltner: Analytical measuring device with lancing device. Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, April 30, 2002: US06379317 (367 worldwide citation)

The invention concerns-a system for determining the presence or the content of an analyte in blood comprising a measuring instrument (


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Stephen J Brown: Multi-user remote health monitoring system. Health Hero Network, Black Lowe & Graham PLLC, April 30, 2002: US06381577 (311 worldwide citation)

The invention presents a networked system for identifying an individual, communicating information to the individual, and remotely monitoring the individual. The system includes a server and a workstation for entering in the server queries to be answered by the individual. The server is preferably a ...


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Vladimir Gartstein, Dragan Danilo Nebrigic, Grover David Owens, Faiz Feisal Sherman, Vadim Vladimirovich Yuzhakov: Intracutaneous microneedle array apparatus. The Procter & Gamble Company, Bart S Hersko, April 30, 2002: US06379324 (306 worldwide citation)

A first embodiment microneedle array is constructed of silicon and silicon dioxide compounds using MEMS technology and standard microfabrication techniques to create hollow cylindrical individual microneedles. The resulting array of microneedles can penetrate with a small pressure through the stratu ...



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