Sanjay Chaturvedi
Sanjay Chaturvedi, Anne Mae Gaffney, Scott Han, Elsie Mae Vickery: Promoted multi-metal oxide catalyst. Rohm and Haas Company, Alan Holler, June 11, 2002: US06403525 (14 worldwide citation)

A catalyst comprising an in promoted mixed metal oxide is useful for the vapor phase oxidation of an alkane, or a mixture of an alkane and an alkene, to an unsaturated carboxylic acid and for the vapor phase ammoxidation of an alkane, or a mixture of an alkane and an alkene, to an unsaturated nitril ...

Tammy Balzar
Yung Hsiang Huang, Rodney Carlton Christianson, Douglas Bryan Cole, Tammy Jo Balzar, Stephen Bernard Studee: Wet wipes container having an improved opening mechanism. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Alyssa A Dudkowski, Michael J Bendel, June 11, 2002: US06401968 (46 worldwide citation)

A wet wipe container having improved opening and improved tear resistance between the lid and the base among other features. The container includes a container base and a container lid that is connected to the container base. In one embodiment, the container lid has a guide ridge that extends downwa ...

Charles Mao
Niall Robinson, Charles Mao, Frank A McKiel: Fault isolation of an optical link by correlating PMD events with other measurements. MCI WorldCom, June 11, 2002: US06404520 (5 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus performing fault management in an optical communications system including a polarization mode dispersion (PMD) compensator. The method and apparatus utilizes a controller receiving notifications indicative of PMD in the system, as well as at least one indicator from a system d ...

Robert S Brodersen, Prashant Chatterjee, Peter S Lim: Partially replicated distributed database with multiple levels of remote clients. Siebel Systems, Cooley Godward, June 11, 2002: US06405220 (935 worldwide citation)

A method of and system for collecting, storing, and retrieving data in a data base management system. The database management system includes a master database server (

Robert E Atkinson, Peter T Keith: Devices and methods for the treatment of spinal disorders. SpinLabs, June 11, 2002: US06402750 (642 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods for treating a damaged intervertebral disc to reduce or eliminate associated back pain. Dynamic bias devices and reinforcement devices are disclosed, which may be used individually or in combination, to eliminate nerve impingement associated with the damaged disc, and/or to reinf ...

David S Breed, Wendell C Johnson, Wilbur E Duvall: Accident avoidance system. Intelligent Technologies International, Brian Roffe, June 11, 2002: US06405132 (533 worldwide citation)

System and method for preventing vehicle accidents in which GPS ranging signals relating to a host vehicle's position on a roadway on a surface of the earth are received on a first communication link from a network of satellites and DGPS auxiliary range correction signals for correcting propaga ...

John F Cvetko, Ying K Kwong, James F Sandau: Interactive multimedia system. Tektronix, Francis I Gray, June 11, 2002: US06404811 (449 worldwide citation)

An interactive multimedia audio/video communications system uses a lower data rate, non-deterministic graphics/command network having a plurality of desktop viewing stations and a network server. A separate, higher data rate, deterministic audio/video network is coupled to the plurality of desktop v ...

Leopold S Kaplan, Lawrence J Kelly, David L Hamann: Biopsy needle instrument. FNA Concepts, Kenyon & Kenyon, June 11, 2002: US06402701 (417 worldwide citation)

An automated fine needle biopsy device is described for extracting tissue from the body predominantly in suspected cases of breast cancer. However, it can be used in other parts of the body accessible to needle biopsy. The device causes a fine needle, which is attached to the device, to reciprocate ...

Michel K Bowman Amuah: Building techniques in a development architecture framework. Accenture, Daphne L Burton, Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly, June 11, 2002: US06405364 (395 worldwide citation)

A system is provided for building systems in a development architecture framework. The present invention is directed to both a system to be built and an implementation strategy to fulfill system requirements. Software components of the system are encapsulated with wrappers. The wrappers are adapted ...

Jonathan J Langberg, Michael D Lesh: Percutaneous mitral annuloplasty and cardiac reinforcement. Mitralife, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, June 11, 2002: US06402781 (376 worldwide citation)

A mitral annuloplasty and LV restriction device is designed to be transvenously advanced and deployed within the coronary sinus and in some embodiments other coronary veins. The device places tension on adjacent structures, reducing the diameter and/or limiting expansion of the mitral annulus and/or ...