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David Sherrer
Dan A Steinberg, Mindaugas F Dautartas, David W Sherrer: Method of fabricating optical filters. Shipley Company L L C, Jonathan D Baskin, Niels Haun, July 27, 2004: US06768590 (5 worldwide citation)

A method of fabricating optical filter is disclosed. The method includes providing the substrate and selectively etching the substrate to form a plurality of freestanding layers. A plurality of dielectric layers is disposed over an outer surface of each of the freestanding layers. The resultant opti ...


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Elson Dias da Silva: Fluid conduction utilizing a reversible unsaturated siphon with tubarc porosity action. Tubarc Technologies, Kermit D Lopez, Luis M Ortiz, Ortiz & Lopez PLLC, July 27, 2004: US06766817 (1015 worldwide citation)

A method and system for harnessing an unsaturated flow of fluid utilizing a reversible unsaturated siphon conductor of fluid having a tubarc porous microstructure. Fluid is conducted from a zone of higher (+) fluid matric potential to a zone of lower (−) fluid matric potential utilizing a tubar ...


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Shin Kim: Data communication method using mobile terminal. LG Electronics, Fleshner & Kim, July 27, 2004: US06768904 (830 worldwide citation)

A method for transmitting data in a data communication system having a mobile terminal and a transmitting/receiving terminal is enclosed. The method includes the steps of establishing a voice communication channel between the mobile terminal and a receiving data terminal in the data communication sy ...


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J Christopher Flaherty, John T Garibotto: Medical apparatus remote control and method. Insulet Corporation, McDermott Will & Emery, July 27, 2004: US06768425 (560 worldwide citation)

A system for providing medical treatment to a patient, including a medical treatment apparatus and a remote control device. The medical treatment apparatus has a local processor, and a local communication element connected to the local processor, while the remote control device includes a remote pro ...


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Glenn Kanner, Kenneth Arden Eliasen, Steven J Tallarida, Steve Bollinger: Advanced wound site management systems and methods. AngioLink Corporation, Grossman Tucker Perreault & Pfleger PLLC, July 27, 2004: US06767356 (502 worldwide citation)

A tissue staple that includes a pair of legs arranged generally parallel to one another connected by a pair of tabs. The tabs define an arc that extends distally from the proximal ends of the legs, and further define a slot between the tabs. The distal end of the leg may include a forked portion tha ...


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Stefan Schreck: Minimally-invasive heart valves and methods of use. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, John Christopher James, Guy L Cumberbatch, July 27, 2004: US06767362 (397 worldwide citation)

Expandable heart valves for minimally invasive valve replacement surgeries are disclosed. In a first embodiment, an expandable pre-assembled heart valve includes a plastically-expandable annular base having plurality of upstanding commissure posts. A tubular flexible member including a prosthetic se ...


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Stephen R Quake, Hou Pu Chou: Integrated active flux microfluidic devices and methods. California Institute of Technology, Darby & Darby, July 27, 2004: US06767706 (301 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a microfabricated device for the rapid detection of DNA, proteins or other molecules associated with a particular disease. The devices and methods of the invention can be used for the simultaneous diagnosis of multiple diseases by detecting molecules (e.g. amounts of molecul ...


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Frederic P Field, Gregory E Sancoff: Surgical suturing instrument and method of use. Onux Medical, Pandiscio & Pandiscio P C, July 27, 2004: US06767352 (247 worldwide citation)

A device is disclosed for joining a first layer of material to a second layer of material, the device comprising a handle, a first jaw and a second jaw mounted on the handle, at least one of the first jaw and the second jaw being moveable relative to the other; the first jaw defining therein: a firs ...


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Richard R Reisman: Method and system for selecting a personalized set of information channels. Robert A Westerlund, July 27, 2004: US06769009 (227 worldwide citation)

A method for distributing information to a plurality of user stations each configured for communications with a multiplicity of servers via a non-proprietary network, includes steps for providing each of the user stations with a client interface that enables a user at that user station to select a p ...