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Deodatta Shenai-Khatkhate
Deodatta Vinayak Shenai Khatkhate, Michael Brendan Power, Ronald L DiCarlo Jr: Trialkylindium preparation. Shipley Company L L C, S Matthew Cairns, August 3, 2004: US06770769 (5 worldwide citation)

Trialkylindium compounds are prepared by reacting indium trihalide with a trialkylaluminum compound in the presence of a fluoride salt, wherein the molar ratio of the indium trihalide to the fluoride salt is at least 1:4.5. Such trialkylindium compounds are particularly suitable for use in metalorga ...


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Csaba Truckai, James A Baker, John H Shadduck: Electrosurgical jaw structure for controlled energy delivery. SurgRx, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, August 3, 2004: US06770072 (602 worldwide citation)

A working end of a surgical instrument that carries first and second jaws for delivering energy to tissue. In a preferred embodiment, at least one jaw of the working end defines a tissue-engagement plane that contacts the targeted tissue. The cross-section of the engagement plane reveals that it def ...


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Ammar Al Ali, Don Carothers, David Dalke, Mohamed K Diab, Julian Goldman, Massi E Kiani, Michael Lee, Jerome Novak, Robert Smith, Val E Vaden: Dual-mode pulse oximeter. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, August 3, 2004: US06770028 (560 worldwide citation)

A pulse oximeter has an integrated mode in which it operates as a plug-in module for a multiparameter patient monitoring system (MPMS). The pulse oximeter also has a portable mode in which operates separately from the MPMS as a battery-powered handheld or standalone instrument. The pulse oximeter ha ...


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Massi E Kiani, Mohamed K Diab: Pulse oximeter probe-off detection system. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, August 3, 2004: US06771994 (503 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a number of improvements that can be incorporated into a pulse oximeter probe to detect when a probe has become dislodged from a patient and/or to prevent a probe-off condition. A probe-off condition occurs when the optical probe becomes partially or completely dislodg ...


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Gary Allan Kemp II, Jens Uwe Schluetter, Harris Brumfield: Click based trading with intuitive grid display of market depth. Trading Technologies International, Foley & Lardner, August 3, 2004: US06772132 (499 worldwide citation)

A method and system for reducing the time it takes for a trader to place a trade when electronically trading on an exchange, thus increasing the likelihood that the trader will have orders filled at desirable prices and quantities. The “Mercury” display and trading method of the present invention en ...


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Daniel J Balbierz: Lung treatment apparatus and method. R ITA Medical Systems, Jacqueline F Mahoney, Peter J Dehlinger, Perkins Coie, August 3, 2004: US06770070 (499 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for obtaining a lung biopsy with an apparatus capable of sealing tears within the lung and pleural space to reduce the risk of pneumothorax or pulmonary hemorrhage. The apparatus includes an RF ablation apparatus having a lung biopsy device an energy delivery device including ...


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Theodore B Achacoso, D Wayne Silby: Centrifugal communication and collaboration method. GroupServe, Michael A Gollin, Jeffrey W Gluck, Venable, August 3, 2004: US06772229 (485 worldwide citation)

A system for communicating information among participants in a distributed application having peripheral communications devices comprises a central agent having two-way links to the peripheral devices, a notice generator triggered by an information input from one participant directed to at least one ...


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Joseph P Orban III: End-to-end anastomosis instrument and method for performing same. Tyco Healthcare Group, August 3, 2004: US06769594 (422 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument for performing an end-to-end anastomosis of first and second luminal structures includes a housing having an actuator attached thereto and a selectively removable loading unit attached to a distal end of the housing which supports any array of surgical fasteners at a distal end ...


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Marcus Peinado, Donna Liu, Krishnamurthy Ganesan: Digital rights management system operating on computing device and having black box tied to computing device. Microsoft Corporation, Woodcock Washburn, August 3, 2004: US06772340 (388 worldwide citation)

A digital rights management (DRM) system operates on a computing device when a user requests that an encrypted piece of digital content be rendered by the computer device. The computing device has an identifier. A black box performs decryption and encryption functions in the DRM system. The black bo ...