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Ouelett Luc, Antaki Robert: Fabrication of advanced silicon-based mems devices. Dalsa Semiconductor, September 1, 2004: EP1452481-A2 (73 worldwide citation)

A micro-electro-mechanical (MEM) device and an electronic device are fabricated on a common substrate by fabricating the electronic device comprising a plurality of electronic components on the common substrate, depositing a thermally stable interconnect layer on the electronic device, encapsulating ...


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Dworschak Manfred, Lutze Theodor, Morales Pedro, Weisshaupt Dieter: Scissors, especially for surgical purpose. Aesculap & Co Kg, September 1, 2004: EP1452143-A2 (58 worldwide citation)

The scissors have 2 relatively pivoted branches (2,3), each provided with a cutting section (8) having a cutting edge (16) at the front end and with an operating handle at the rear end. The cutting section of at least one branch has a flat metal film (14) attached to its inner surface (12) facing th ...


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Goldstein Steven: Treated tissue for implantation and preparation methods. Cryolife, September 1, 2004: EP1452153-A1 (52 worldwide citation)

This disclosure includes a method for generating a functional hybrid bioprosthesis. Tissue formed naturally of interstitial collagens is treated to kill native cells and remove potentially immunologically active soluble molecules. Then it may be treated sequentially with extracellular matrix adhesio ...


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Simon Richard A, Matraszek Tomasz A: Enhancing portrait images that are processed in a batch mode. Eastman Kodak Co, September 1, 2004: EP1453002-A2 (45 worldwide citation)

A batch processing method for enhancing an appearance of a face located in a digital image, where the image is one of a large number of images that are being processed through a batch process, comprises the steps of: (a) providing a script file that identifies one or more original digital images tha ...


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Tsuda Masayuki, Naganuma Takefumi, Nagasawa Hideyuki, Oseki Eriko, Maeda Fukiko, Watanabe Nobuyuki, Asai Mao, Kondo Takashi, Yamada Kazuhiro, Kamiya Dai: Mobile communication terminal, method for controlling execution state of application program, application program, and recording medium wherein application program has been recorded. NTT Docomo, September 1, 2004: EP1453286-A1 (41 worldwide citation)

In the mobile telephone 1 relating to the present invention, a control section 2 performs control for switching between a non-active state which refuses inputs to an application program, and a rest state in which the application program is temporarily halted. The control section 2 performs control f ...


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Kojima Suguru: Antenna for portable radio. Matsushita Electric, September 1, 2004: EP1453137-A1 (36 worldwide citation)

A mobile radio apparatus antenna for improving the gain and widening the band is provided. A inverted-L antenna (10) is a feed element with one end thereof electrically connected to one plate surface of a circuit board (12) through a feed point. The circuit board (12) is a circuit board of a mobile ...


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Vyakarnam Murty N Ph D, Zimmerman Mark C, Scopelianos Angelo George, Roller Mark B, Gorky David V: Porous tissue scaffoldings for the repair or regeneration of tissue. Ethicon, September 1, 2004: EP1452191-A2 (36 worldwide citation)

The present patent describes a three-dimensional inter-connected open cell porous foams that have a gradient in composition and/or microstructure through one or more directions. These foams can be made from a blend of absorbable and biocompatible polymers that are formed into foams having a composit ...


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Jones Brian Michael, Sawicki Marcin, Little Robert A, Murray Michael, Collie Robert, Tucker Michael: Method and system for enhancing the paste functionality of a software application. Microsoft, September 1, 2004: EP1452966-A2 (33 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems are provided for enhancing the paste functionality available to a computer software application for pasting data into a computer-generated document. Data is selected from a document to be pasted to a second document. The selected data is saved to a memory location, such a clipboa ...


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Korva Heikki: Multi-band planar antenna. Filtronic Lk Oy, September 1, 2004: EP1453140-A1 (32 worldwide citation)

A multi-band planar antenna applicable as an internal antenna in small-sized mobile stations, and to a radio device including an antenna according to the invention. The basis is a conventional dual band PIFA with its feeding and shorting conductors and a non-conducting slot. The planar element (220) ...


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Horvitz Eric J: Bounded-deferral policies for guiding the timing of alerting, interaction and communications using local sensory information. Microsoft, September 1, 2004: EP1452988-A1 (28 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a system and method to facilitate communications of important messages, communications, or interactions. Policies are introduced that consider a user's current situation, including the cost of interrupting the user, or directly sensed surrogates for such a cost, and ...