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Jai N Subrahmanyam, Darrell D Palmer, Jack M Chue: ESD-protected head gimbal assembly for use in a disk drive. Western Digital Technologies, Milad G Shara Esq, Ramin Mobarhan Esq, October 5, 2004: US06801402 (93 worldwide citation)

A Head Gimbal Assembly (HGA) for use in a disk drive and further includes a head having a read element and a write element; and a Trace Gimbal Assembly (TGA) attached to the head. The TGA includes a conductor array having a first end connected to the read element and the write element and a distal e ...


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Shigeki Furuya, Hisaki Watanabe, Atsushi Mototani: CMOS basic cell and method for fabricating semiconductor integrated circuit using the same. Matsushita Electric Industrial, McDermott Will & Emery, October 5, 2004: US06800883 (93 worldwide citation)

In a CMOS basic cell used in fabrication of a gate array semiconductor integrated circuit, each of the gate and the diffusion region of a P-channel transistor is in a hooked shape having bent parts respectively bending to the left and right at the upper and lower portions thereof. Similarly, each of ...


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Kazufumi Mizusawa, Masamichi Nakagawa, Shusaku Okamoto, Atsushi Iisaka, Takashi Yoshida: Driving assistance display apparatus. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Pearne & Gordon, October 5, 2004: US06801127 (92 worldwide citation)

In correspondence with each face of a rectangular parallelepiped obtained when the inside of the rectangular parallelepiped is shot, a monitor screen is split into a plurality of sub-screen areas. An image shot by a vehicle-mounted camera is processed and the processed image is split correspondingly ...


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Leszek Cieplinski: Method and apparatus for representing and searching for color images. Mitsubiki Denki Kabushiki Kaisha, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, October 5, 2004: US06801657 (92 worldwide citation)

A method of representing a colour image comprises selecting a region of the image, selecting one or more colours as representative colours for the region and, for a region having two or more representative colours, calculating for each representative colour at least two parameters related to the col ...


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Steven D Pieper: Anatomical visualization system. Medical Media Systems, Pandiscio & Pandiscio P C, October 5, 2004: US06801643 (91 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides an anatomical visualization system comprising a first database that comprises a plurality of 2-D slice images generated by scanning a structure. The 2-D slice images are stored in a first data format. A second database is also provided that comprises a 3-D computer mod ...


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Charles A Butterfield Jr: Method, apparatus and system for selective release of cementing plugs. Halliburton Energy Services, Craig W Roddy, John W Wustenberg, Carlos A Torres, October 5, 2004: US06799638 (91 worldwide citation)

A running tool for wiper plugs used in cementing well casings into a wellbore. The running tool and setting balls or darts used to launch the plugs are retrievable following deployment of the plugs. Flapper valve assemblies on the wiper plugs are activated after the plugs are displaced from the runn ...


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Chanchal Sadhu, Ken Dick, Jennifer Treiberg, C Gregory Sowell, Edward A Kesicki, Amy Oliver: Inhibitors of human phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase delta. ICOS, Marshall Gerstein & Borun, October 5, 2004: US06800620 (90 worldwide citation)

Methods of inhibiting phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase delta isoform (PI3K&dgr;) activity, and methods of treating diseases, such as disorders of immunity and inflammation, in which PI3K&dgr; plays a role in leukocyte function are disclosed. Preferably, the methods employ active agents that selectively ...


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James Reiman, Peter Heppel: Deployable vehicle fairing structure. Aerotail, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, October 5, 2004: US06799791 (90 worldwide citation)

A vehicle fairing structure having a first semi-rigid surface with a first curved edge, the first semi-rigid surface adapted to be rotatably secured to a vehicle to permit the first semi-rigid surface to assume a first position adjacent the vehicle and a second position extended from the vehicle, an ...


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Brian Johnson, Ronnie M Harrison: Method and system for adjusting the timing offset between a clock signal and respective digital signals transmitted along with that clock signal, and memory device and computer system using same. Micron Technology, Dorsey & Whitney, October 5, 2004: US06801989 (90 worldwide citation)

A method and circuit adaptively adjust respective timing offsets of digital signals relative to a clock output along with the digital signals to enable a latch receiving the digital signals to store the signals responsive to the clock. A phase command for each digital signal is stored in an associat ...