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Jennifer Petoff
Robert M Waymouth, Raisa L Kravchenko, Jennifer Maciejewski Petoff, Joyce Hung: High-melting polyolefin copolymer elastomers, catalysts and methods of synthesis. The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University, Jacques M Dulin Esq, Innovation Law Group, February 11, 2003: US06518378 (31 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to high melting polyolefin copolymers suitable as thermoplastic elastomers and catalysts and methods for their synthesis. These elastomeric olefin copolymers are characterized by a mole fraction of crystallizable component X


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Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Belgacem Haba: Method of making anisotropic conductive elements for use in microelectronic packaging. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krummholz & Mentlik, February 11, 2003: US06518091 (13 worldwide citation)

A method of making an anisotropic conductive element for use in microelectronic packaging includes providing a layer of material having a pair of oppositely-directed major faces, the layer incorporating a curable dielectric material in a fluid condition and electrically conductive particles in the c ...


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Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Joseph Fjelstad, Belgacem Haba, David Light: Method of manufacturing connection components using a plasma patterned mask. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, February 11, 2003: US06518160

A connection component is made by providing an assembly comprising a base layer of a dielectric material, a metal layer overlying the base layer, and a top layer of a plasma-etchable material overlying the metal layer; forming openings in the top layer to produce a top layer mask; and forming first ...


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Eugene Fitzgerald
Eugene A Fitzgerald: Low threading dislocation density relaxed mismatched epilayers without high temperature growth. AmberWave Systems Corporation, Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, February 11, 2003: US06518644 (20 worldwide citation)

A semiconductor structure and method of processing same including a substrate, a lattice-mismatched first layer deposited on the substrate and annealed at a temperature greater than 100° C. above the deposition temperature, and a second layer deposited on the first layer with a greater lattice misma ...


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Michael F Guheen, James D Mitchell, James J Barrese: Dynamic customer profile management. Accenture, Merchant & Gould P C, February 11, 2003: US06519571 (938 worldwide citation)

The present invention is provided for utilizing various types of user indicia such as search requests, products purchased, products looked at but not purchased, products purchased and returned, reasons for returning products, customers stated profile including income level, education level, stated p ...


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Narayan Devireddy, Xu Chen: Policy based storage configuration. Dell USA, Robert W Holland, Hamilton & Terrile, February 11, 2003: US06519679 (599 worldwide citation)

A storage device configuration manager implemented in software for a computer system including a processor, a memory coupled to the processor, and at least one storage device coupled to the processor, can advantageously allow a user having relatively limited knowledge to configure storage devices fo ...


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Timothy C Loose, Wayne H Rothschild: Reel spinning slot machine with superimposed video image. WMS Gaming, Jenkens & Gilchrist, February 11, 2003: US06517433 (534 worldwide citation)

A spinning reel slot machine comprises a plurality of mechanical rotatable reels and a video display. In response to a wager, the reels are rotated and stopped to randomly place symbols on the reels in visual association with a display area. The video display provides a video image superimposed upon ...


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Michael P Whitman, John E Burbank, David A Nicholas: Carriage assembly for controlling a steering wire steering mechanism within a flexible shaft. Power Medical Interventions, Kenyon & Kenyon, February 11, 2003: US06517565 (529 worldwide citation)

A carriage assembly for controlling a steering wire steering mechanism within a flexible shaft, for use in gastrointestinal tract surgery, comprises a plurality of selectably engageable motors, including two drive motors for selectably rotating drive shafts of a surgical attachment, two steering mot ...


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Claire T Hovland, Jerome H Abrams, Paul J Robinson: Surgical Connections, Dicke Billig & Czaja P A, February 11, 2003: US06517566 (525 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the invention provide a permanent implanted support for e.g. the urethral neck of the bladder, generally preventing urinary leakage caused by transmission of intra-abdominal pressure pulse waves. The support is implanted in a straightforward manner without the significant complexity a ...


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Brent Parker: Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatus. Sensidyne, Jim Zegeer, February 11, 2003: US06519487 (481 worldwide citation)

Pulse oximeter apparatus and method comprising a reusable pulse oximeter probe and a disposable bandage. The bandage has receptacles for receiving and aligning the oximeter's light emitting diode and photocell detector.