Ed Rutter
Edward W Rutter Jr, Peter Trefonas III, Edward K Pavelchek: Aperture fill. Shipley Company L L C, S Matthew Cairns, October 8, 2002: US06461717 (13 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are compositions and methods for providing substantially planarized surfaces in the manufacture of electronic devices. Also disclosed are compositions and methods for protecting apertures in the manufacture of electronic devices.

Sanjay Chaturvedi
Sanjay Chaturvedi, Anne Mae Gaffney, Scott Han, Michele Doreen Heffner, Ruozhi Song: Halogen promoted multi-metal oxide catalyst. Rohm and Haas Company, Alan Holler, October 8, 2002: US06461996 (8 worldwide citation)

A catalyst comprising a 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 nitrile.

Runhai Lu
Heath Brown, Jeffrey R Bury, Lan Huang, Runhai Lu, Jesse Osborne, Ken Sroka, Thomas M Vickers Jr: Cementitious dry cast mixture. MBT Holding, Renner Kenner Greive Bobak Taylor & Weber, October 8, 2002: US06461425 (2 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to cementitious dry cast mixtures for forming cementitious articles, particularly a cementitious dry cast mixture containing a dispersant, wherein said dispersant is a derivatized polycarboxylate dispersant which is a polymer comprising units derived from at least a ...

Benjamin J Feldman, Adam Heller, Ephraim Heller, Fei Mao, Joseph A Vivolo, Jeffery V Funderburk, Fredric C Colman, Rajesh Krishnan: Small volume in vitro analyte sensor with diffusible or non-leachable redox mediator. TheraSense, Merchant & Gould P C, October 8, 2002: US06461496 (831 worldwide citation)

A sensor utilizing a non-leachable or diffusible redox mediator is described. The sensor includes a sample chamber to hold a sample in electrolytic contact with a working electrode, and in at least some instances, the sensor also contains a non-leachable or a diffusible second electron transfer agen ...

John S Hendricks, Alfred E Bonner, John S McCoskey, Michael L Asmussen: Targeted advertisement using television delivery systems. Discovery Communications, Dorsey & Whitney, October 8, 2002: US06463585 (670 worldwide citation)

A novel multiple channel architecture is designed to allow targeted advertising directed to television terminals connected to an operations center or a cable headend. Program channels carry television programs. During commercial breaks in the television programs, advertisements, which are also broad ...

Mohamed K Diab: Plethysmograph pulse recognition processor. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, October 8, 2002: US06463311 (577 worldwide citation)

An intelligent, rule-based processor provides recognition of individual pulses in a pulse oximeter-derived photo-plethysmograph waveform. Pulse recognition occurs in two stages. The first stage identifies candidate pulses in the plethysmograph waveform. The candidate pulse stage identifies points in ...

Michael Sasha John: Adaptive brain stimulation method and system. Cooper & Dunham, October 8, 2002: US06463328 (555 worldwide citation)

Adaptive brain stimulation systems and methods aids in the rehabilitation of patients from traumatic brain injury, coma, movement disorder, or other brain dysfunction. After a direct brain stimulator is implanted in a brain region of a patient, the patient is stimulated according to a set of stimula ...

Richard A Lethin, Joseph A Bank III, Charles D Garrett, Mikayo Wada, Mitsuo Sakurai: Dynamic optimizing object code translator for architecture emulation and dynamic optimizing object code translation method. Fujitsu, Staas & Halsey, October 8, 2002: US06463582 (465 worldwide citation)

An optimizing object code translation system and method perform dynamic compilation and translation of a target object code on a source operating system while performing optimization. Compilation and optimization of the target code is dynamically executed in real time. A compiler performs analysis a ...

Bayard S Webb, Anthony J Baerlocher: Gaming device having a primary game scheme involving a symbol generator and secondary award triggering games. IGT, Bell Boyd & Lloyd, October 8, 2002: US06461241 (427 worldwide citation)

The present invention involves a gaming device with a primary game scheme which includes one or more symbol generators and one or more secondary games. When the symbol generator generates one or more predetermined symbols, the gaming device operates one or more secondary games. If the player reaches ...

Dongbu Cao: Flexible heart valve having moveable commissures. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, Debra D Condino, John Christopher James, Guy L Cumberbatch, October 8, 2002: US06461382 (388 worldwide citation)

A flexible prosthetic tissue-type heart valve having commissures that are substantially decoupled from a cusp support structure. The valve includes three leaflets having arcuate cusp edges and opposed free edges, with outwardly-directed attachment tabs therebetween. A cusp support structure in eithe ...