Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Masud Beroz, Belgacem Haba, Klaus Jurgen Wolter: Microelectronic joining processes. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, November 25, 2003: US06651321 (18 worldwide citation)

A Microelectronic Bonding processes wherein a microelectronic element is connected with a connection component having a polymeric body, and a bonding material is provided between contacts on the microelectronic element and conductive features of the connection component. The microelectronic element ...

Stephen T. Avery
Robert C U Yu, Satchidanand Mishra, Richard L Post, Anthony M Horgan, Bing R Hsieh, Edward F Grabowski, Donald C VonHoene, Stephen T Avery, Scott J Griffin, Edward A Domm: Seam stress release and protrusion elimination process. Xerox Corporation, Robert Thompson, November 25, 2003: US06652691 (7 worldwide citation)

A process for providing an improved imaging member belt having a welded seam which exhibits greater resistance to dynamic fatigue induced seam cracking and delamination. An apparatus for achieving stress relaxation and eliminating protrusions in the seam region is also disclosed.

Katherina Babich
Marie Angelopoulos, Katherina E Babich, Cameron James Brooks, S Jay Chey, C Richard Guarnieri, Michael Straight Hibbs, Kenneth Christopher Racette: Attenuated embedded phase shift photomask blanks. International Business Machines Corporation, Daniel P Morris, November 25, 2003: US06653027 (5 worldwide citation)

An attenuating embedded phase shift photomask blank that produces a phase shift of the transmitted light is formed with an optically translucent film made of metal, silicon, nitrogen or metal, silicon, nitrogen and oxygen. A wide range of optical transmission (0.001% up to 20% at 193 nm) is obtained ...

Charles Sperry
Charles R Sperry, Suzanne Scott: Apparatus and method for forming inflated containers. Sealed Air Corporation, Thomas C Lagaly, November 25, 2003: US06651406 (32 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for forming inflated containers includes a film web that includes two juxtaposed film plies, a closed longitudinal edge, an open longitudinal edge, and a series of transverse seals having a first end located at the closed longitudinal edge and a second end terminating a predetermined di ...

Min Zhu, Guanghong Yang, Zheng Yuan, Song Xiang Wei: Instant sharing of documents on a remote server. Webex Communications, Fish & Richardson P C, November 25, 2003: US06654032 (1063 worldwide citation)

An apparatus, method, and computer program for instant remote document sharing. In one embodiment, referred to as “remote document sharing,” a file on a remote server is converted to a “shared document” which is distributed to the members of a data conference for review. In another embodiment, refer ...

James L Say, Henning Sakslund, Michael F Tomasco, Jay D Audett, Hyun Cho, Duane O Yamasaki, Adam Heller: Mass transport limited in vivo analyte sensor. TheraSense, Merchant & Gould P C, November 25, 2003: US06654625 (863 worldwide citation)

An in vivo electrochemical sensor including a working electrode, and an analyte-responsive sensing layer proximate the working electrode. The sensing layer is exposed at an edge of the sensor, wherein the sensor signal is limited, at least in part, by mass transport of analyte to the sensing layer. ...

Lee E Cannon, John P O&apos Donovan: Gaming machines and systems offering simultaneous play of multiple games and methods of gaming. IGT, Marshall Gerstein & Borun, November 25, 2003: US06652378 (676 worldwide citation)

Gaming apparatus and methods of conducting a wagering game of chance. A gaming machine is disclosed which is configured for mutually concurrent play of a plurality of games of chance on a single display screen. A method of conducting a wagering activity includes providing a player with a plurality o ...

Mohamed K Diab, Ammar Al Ali: Pulse oximeter probe-off detector. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, November 25, 2003: US06654624 (585 worldwide citation)

An intelligent, rule-based processor provides signal quality based limits to the signal strength operating region of a pulse oximeter. These limits are superimposed on the typical gain dependent signal strength limits. If a sensor signal appears physiologically generated, the pulse oximeter is allow ...

Steven R Bailey, Christopher T Boyle: Endoluminal cardiac and venous valve prostheses and methods of manufacture and delivery thereof. ABPS Venture One, David G Rosenbaum, Thomas S Kim, Rosenbaum & Associates P C, November 25, 2003: US06652578 (551 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to prosthetic cardiac and venous valves and a single catheter device and minimally invasive techniques for percutaneous and transluminal valvuloplasty and prosthetic valve implantation.

Daniel Alex Aronson, Sunil Paul, Kirpal Singh Khalsa, Timothy Milan Pozar: Method and apparatus for filtering e-mail. Brightmail Incorporated, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, November 25, 2003: US06654787 (478 worldwide citation)

A server is disclosed for filtering e-mail messages. The server receives requests to retrieve e-mail messages on behalf of a client and then retrieves e-mail messages from a mail server on behalf of the client. The server then filters the e-mail messages based on one or more rules and transfers the ...