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Erwin Meinders
Diederiks Elmo M A, Meinders Erwin R, Van, Lier Edwin, Peters Ralph H, Eggen Josephus H, Van, Kuijk Jasper I: Method of and system for controlling an ambient light and lighting unit. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, Diederiks Elmo M A, Meinders Erwin R, Van, Lier Edwin, Peters Ralph H, Eggen Josephus H, Van, Kuijk Jasper I, GROENENDAAL Antonius W M, January 15, 2004: WO/2004/006570 (4 worldwide citation)

The invention describes relates to the on-line analysis of a video signal that is presented to the user, typically on a screen (110). This analysis results in an adaptation of the lighting. One or more characteristics of the signal are filtered out and translated into lighting settings of one or mor ...


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Erwin Meinders
Diederiks Elmo M A, Meinders Erwin R, Van, Lier Edwin, Peters Ralph H: Method of and system for controlling an ambient light and lighting unit. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, Diederiks Elmo M A, Meinders Erwin R, Van, Lier Edwin, Peters Ralph H, GROENENDAAL Antonius W M, January 15, 2004: WO/2004/006578 (2 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to the on-line analysis of meta-data that is received together with a video signal. This analysis results in an adaptation of the lighting surrounding the presentation device (110). One or more characteristics of the meta-data are filtered out and translated into lighting setti ...


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Rajiv Banavali
Rajiv Manohar Banavali, Kim Sang Ho: Pyrazinoporphyrazines as markers for liquid hydrocarbons. Rohm And Haas Company, January 15, 2004: US20040010169-A1

A method for marking a liquid petroleum hydrocarbon. The method comprises adding to the liquid petroleum hydrocarbon a pyrazinoporphyrazine dye having an absorption maximum from 700 nm to 900 nm.


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Cynthia Hoover
Scott Houston Meiere, Cynthia A Hoover: Method for producing organometallic compounds. Praxair, Law Department M1 557, January 15, 2004: US20040010158-A1

This invention relates to liquid cyclopentadienyltrimethylplatinum compounds selected from (isopropylcyclopentadienyl)trimethylplatinum and (tert-butylcyclopentadienyl)trimethylplatinum. This invention also relates to a process for producing a film, coating or powder by decomposing a cyclopentadieny ...


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Steven Jobs
Steve Jobs, Karl Backus, Rosa Sheng, Ben McDonald, Michael Waltner, Colleen Caulliez, James O Callaghan, Graham Coult, Damian Rogan, Scott Nelson: Glass support member. Apple Computer, Beyer Weaver & Thomas, January 15, 2004: US20040006939-A1

A monolithic glass member for supporting loads is disclosed. The glass member includes a plurality of glass sheets that are laminated together with one or more bonding layers. One of the glass sheets has a cut out at an edge thereof to receive a connector. The connector provides a means for connecti ...


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Miles Mark W: A device having a light-absorbing mask a method for fabricating same. Iridigm Display Corporation, MALLIE Michael J, January 15, 2004: WO/2004/006003 (128 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a method for fabricating an optical device comprising at least one optical component formed on a transparent substrate. The method comprises determining an area of the substrate that is to be light­absorbing; and fabricating a light-absorbing mask on the determined area prior ...


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Hattori Reiji: Dispositif dexcitation, appareil daffichage dans lequel il est utilise et procede dexcitation, Driving device, display apparatus using the same, and driving method therefor. Casio Computer, Hattori Reiji, Casio Computer, Hattori Reiji, RIDOUT & MAYBEE, January 15, 2004: CA2463653 (126 worldwide citation)

A driving device which supplies a current to a plurality of currentdriven optical elements (Ep) to drive the optical elements includes at least a driving current supply circuit (133) which supplies a driving current to each optical element for a predetermined period, and a control voltage applying c ...


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Cummins Christy, Hooipaul: Surgical stapling device. Cummins Christy, Hooipaul, BROPHY David, January 15, 2004: WO/2004/004578 (125 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapler comprises an elongate housing 10 and a surgical staple 14 slidable longitudinally within the housing towards the free forward end thereof. The back 18 of the staple has a rearward extension 22. An actuator 16 is slidable forwardly within the housing for driving the staple towards ...


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Breitenstein Werner, Furet Pascal, Jacob Sandra, Manley Paul William: Inhibitors of tyrosine kinases. Novartis, Novartis Pharma, Breitenstein Werner, Furet Pascal, Jacob Sandra, Manley Paul William, GRUBB Philip, January 15, 2004: WO/2004/005281 (124 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to compounds of formula (I) Wherein the substituents R1, R2 and R4 have the meaning as set forth and explained in the description of the invention, to processes for the preparation of these compounds, pharmaceutical compositions containing same, the use thereof optionally in co ...


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Gannoe Jamy, Weller Gary, Gerbi Craig, Sutton Douglas S, Mata Gilbert Jr, Scott J Stephen: Method and device for use in tissue approximation and fixation. Satiety, Gannoe Jamy, Weller Gary, Gerbi Craig, Sutton Douglas S, Mata Gilbert Jr, Scott J Stephen, NAGY John S, January 15, 2004: WO/2004/004542 (90 worldwide citation)

Methods and devices for use in tissue approximation and fixation are described herein. The present invention provides, in part, methods and devices for acquiring tissue folds from the anterior and posterior portions of a hollow body organ, e.g., a stomach, positioning the tissue folds for affixing w ...