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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 (1024 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 (871 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 (570 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 (513 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 (412 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 (306 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 (253 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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Mauro Bonomi, Jean Georges Fritsch, Patrick James Sweeney, Randolph Osborne, Charles Francis Morris Jr, Reed Majors, Francis Michel Degrange, Ian Locke, Johnny C Y Ng, Yousheng Cao, Li Liu, Nam Phu Thanh Do, Ronald D Howe: Method and system for delivering media services and application over networks. Minerva Networks, Joe Zheng, July 27, 2004: US06769127 (232 worldwide citation)

A media system that centrally manages and stores media contents and also controls the delivery of media content to subscribers is disclosed. According to one aspect, an administrator can control program scheduling, rates, service packages and system configuration for a media delivery system. Additio ...