Craig Allen
Robert Alan Brittingham, Edward Durell Benjamin, Jacob Charles Perry II, Craig Allen Bielek: Airfoil shape for a turbine bucket. General Electric Company, Nixon & Vanderhye, August 24, 2004: US06779980 (47 worldwide citation)

First stage turbine buckets have airfoil profiles substantially in accordance with Cartesian coordinate values of X, Y and Z set forth Table I wherein X and Y values are in inches and the Z values are non-dimensional values from 0 to 1 convertible to Z distances in inches by multiplying the Z values ...

Chris Christenson
Rick L Tabor, Patricio Jimenez Jr, Wayne R Wilkomm, Ralph D Priester Jr, Marty C Cornell, Chris P Christenson, Kimberly F Bennett, Peder E Danielsen, Jeffery D Zawisza: Run flat tire support and colorant therefor. Dow Global Technologies, August 24, 2004: US06779572 (4 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a unitary run flat tire (RFT) reinforcement that is formed into a relatively rigid shape. The reinforcement is insertable into a mold for an RFT support and can maintain the needed structural rigidity for such insertion. Further, the invention provides an RFT support t ...


Pavitra Subramaniam, Jason Zoss, Jian Jung Ying, Marc Caltabiano: System and method to implement a persistent and dismissible search center frame. Siebel Systems, James W Soong, Siebel Systems, August 24, 2004: US06782383 (946 worldwide citation)

According to one aspect of the present invention, a method includes displaying a search center pane after a user selects a search icon from a search tool bar to begin a user session. The search center pane includes a search frame. The search frame includes a close button. The method also includes se ...

Edward A Grabover, Gregory S Konstorum, Demetrius H Bagley Jr, Michael J Conlin, Anup Patel, Peter Gerard Schulam: Flexible ureteropyeloscope. ACMI Corporation, Harrington & Smith, August 24, 2004: US06780151 (415 worldwide citation)

A flexible ureteropyeloscope having a control section and a shaft extending from the control section. The shaft has a front end with a first active deflection section connected in series with a second active deflection section. The control section is adapted to independently deflect the first and se ...

Nigel M Goble, Colin Co Goble: Electrosurgical instrument. Gyrus Medical, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, August 24, 2004: US06780180 (403 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical instrument, which is used for the treatment of tissue in the presence of an electrically-conductive fluid medium, comprises an instrument shaft (

Kevin Brophy, Anita Chow, Mark Hahn, Luis Lejter, David Robbins, John Schettino: Systems and methods for providing unified multimedia communication services. Verizon Laboratories, Leonard C Suchyta Esq, Joel Wall Esq, August 24, 2004: US06782412 (340 worldwide citation)

The systems and methods described herein include a platform that employs a client/server architecture to provide an extensible set of real time and messaging communication services to a plurality of users. The platform allows the clients to configure and activate the services as each user wishes, th ...

Raul Adrian Cernea, Khandker N Quader, Yan Li, Jian Chen, Yupin Fong: Techniques for reducing effects of coupling between storage elements of adjacent rows of memory cells. SanDisk Corporation, Parsons Hsue & de Runtz, August 24, 2004: US06781877 (310 worldwide citation)

Techniques of reducing erroneous readings of the apparent charge levels stored in a number of rows of memory cells on account of capacitive coupling between the cells. All pages of a first row are programmed with a first pass, followed by programming all pages of a second adjacent row with a first p ...

Lee E Cannon, Don G DuPerault: Method, apparatus and system for perpetual bonus game. IGT, Marshall Gerstein & Borun, August 24, 2004: US06780111 (279 worldwide citation)

Methods of playing games and gaming systems and devices useful for playing games. Gaming devices include a first gaming unit for randomly selecting and displaying indicia associated with play of a primary game and for generating a signal relating to play on the first gaming unit. The gaming device a ...

Anthony D Minervini: Microelectromechanical system package with environmental and interference shield. Knowles Electronics, Marshall Gerstein & Borun, August 24, 2004: US06781231 (246 worldwide citation)

A microelectromechanical system package has a microelectromechanical system microphone, a substrate, and a cover. The substrate has a surface for supporting the microelectromechanical microphone. The cover includes a conductive layer having a center portion bounded by a peripheral edge portion. A ho ...