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Watanabe Shinichi, Ohsawa Takashi, Sunouchi Kazumasa, Takegawa Yoichi, Kajima Takeshi: Semiconductor device. Tokyo Shibaura Electric Co, October 30, 2002: EP1253634-A2 (119 worldwide citation)

A semiconductor device is disclosed, which comprises a semiconductor substrate (10; 60), drain and source regions (11; 12) of a MOS transistor formed in a surface of the semiconductor substrate (10), a gate electrode (15) formed on a surface of a channel region (14) of the MOS transistor between the ...


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Vijverberg Helena Geralda Mari: A device for determining the position of a teat of an animal. Lely Entpr, October 30, 2002: EP1253440-A1 (96 worldwide citation)

A device for determining the spatial position of a teat 21 of an animal. Said device is provided with a first transmitter element 13 for emitting a first ray or beam of rays 27 in a first sub-area A of the space, and with a second transmitter element 14 differing from the first transmitter element 1 ...


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Snyders Robert V: Artificial heart valve. Snyders Robert V, October 30, 2002: EP1251803-A1 (59 worldwide citation)

An artificial valve for repairing a damaged heart valve having a plurality of cusps separating an upstream region from a downstream region. The artificial valve includes a flexibly resilient frame sized and shaped for insertion in a position between the upstream region and the downstream region. The ...


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Myers Keith, Nguyen Christine, Quijano R C, Cali Douglas: Prosthetic heart valve. 3f Therapeutics, October 30, 2002: EP1251804-A1 (49 worldwide citation)

A tubular prosthetic semilunar or atrioventricular heart valve is formed by cutting flat, flexible leaflets according to a pattern. The valve is constructed by aligning the side edges of adjacent leaflets so that the leaflet inner faces engage each other, and then suturing the leaflets together with ...


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Pavcnik Dusan, Keller Frederick S, Rosch Josef, Osborne Thomas A, Bates Brian L, Deford John A, Dixon Christopher G, Hoffa Andrew K, Leonard Raymond B Ii, Obermiller Joseph F: Implantable vascular device. Cook, Cook Biotech, October 30, 2002: EP1251805-A2 (48 worldwide citation)

A multiple-sided medical device (10) comprises a frame (11) comprising wire or other resilient material and having a series of bends (12) and interconnecting sides. The device is pushed from a delivery catheter into the lumen of a duct or vessel and may include one or more barbs (16) for anchoring p ...


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White Terence Albert, Waller Stephen John: Hopper outlet valve. White Terence Albert, Waller Stephen John, October 30, 2002: GB2374864-A (42 worldwide citation)

A hopper outlet valve comprises a series of slots in a seat or seats 1 and a series of slots in a closure member or members 2 with the closure(s) reciprocated relative to the seat(s) by a drive 3. The valve can be of V-shaped cross-section as shown or of U-shape, (Fig 3).


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Hayes Michael Andrew, Hester David Andrew James, Shaw Jon William, Colston Martin Eric, Furneaux Geoffrey, Charman Elizabeth Clare, Harrison Glenn, Cooke John Charles: Foamed drinks made using a capsule with a foamable ingredient. Mars, October 30, 2002: GB2374816-A (41 worldwide citation)

The preparation of a foamed drink such as cappuccino coffee or frothy hot chocolate by providing a capsule or sachet containing a foamable ingredient such as powdered milk 6 and having an outlet for allowing fluid to escape from the capsule and providing a receptacle 17 positioned to collect fluid e ...


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Hester David Andrew James, Wright Michael, Hay David, Colston Martin Eric, Cooke John Charles: Multi-ingredient beverage making apparatus and method. Mars, October 30, 2002: GB2374795-A (38 worldwide citation)

A beverage making apparatus comprising a holder which holds a capsule 2 containing a beverage brewing ingredient 6, a source of hot liquid, an injector for injecting the hot liquid into the capsule 2 through a nozzle 7, whilst the capsule is held by the holder, to brew a beverage ingredient 6 within ...


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Hayes Michael Andrew, Hester David Andrew James, Shaw Jon William, Colston Martin Eric, Furneaux Geoffrey, Charman Elizabeth Clare, Harrison Glenn, Cooke John Charles: Production of edible foams. Mars, October 30, 2002: GB2374856-A (38 worldwide citation)

A capsule for the preparation of an edible foam comprising: side walls 2,3 defining an enclosed region containing a foamable ingredients 6; an inlet 7 for injecting a liquid into the said region; and an outlet 5 for allowing liquid to escape from the said region, wherein at least one of the said inl ...


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Ladetto Quentin, Gabaglio Vincent, Van Seeters Josephus: Pedestrian navigation method and apparatus operative in a dead reckoning mode. Ladetto Quentin, Gabaglio Vincent, Van Seeters Josephus, October 30, 2002: EP1253404-A2 (36 worldwide citation)

A displacement of a pedestrian is determined from his or her accelerations by detecting accelerations which are substantially non vertical, determining a characteristic feature in the detected accelerations correlated with a step frequency, determining the displacement on the basis of said determine ...