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Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Donald R Mullen, Belgacem Haba, Ming Li: Method and apparatus for providing an integrated circuit cover. Rambus, Hunton & Williams, March 22, 2005: US06870246 (9 worldwide citation)

An integrated circuit cover incorporating a spring portion is described. The spring portion may include any structure that allows displacement between a plate portion of the integrated circuit cover and an attachment portion of the integrated circuit cover and that provides a substantially equalizin ...


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David Sherrer
David W Sherrer, Neal Ricks: Optical switch and method for making. Shipley Company L L C, Niels Haun, Jonathan D Baskin, March 22, 2005: US06870981 (1 worldwide citation)

A method for constructing an optical switch and the switch constructed thereby are described. An optical switch having a pair of chips is assembled with a plurality of optical fibers mounted on the chips such that endfaces of the fibers extend beyond ends of the chips. The optical fibers may be moun ...


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John W Blake III: Repeating multi-clip applier. Patrick J Walsh, March 22, 2005: US06869435 (293 worldwide citation)

An instrument for applying clips in surgery having an operating handle with operating components and a removable clip cartridge with clip applying mechanism. The handle operating components generate reciprocal linear motion imparted to the clip applying mechanism and accommodate rotation of the cart ...


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Mark A Maguire, Martin F O Sullivan, Edward L Carcamo, Michael D Lesh, Alan K Schaer, Kevin J Taylor, Guillermo P Picazo: Medical device with sensor cooperating with expandable member. Atrionix, March 22, 2005: US06869431 (276 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a method for attaching a sensor to an inflatable balloon. The method involves bonding the sensor to the balloon with an adhesive while the balloon is in an expanded state and then collapsing the balloon after the adhesive has at least partially cured. The method reduces the possibility ...


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Craig Glascott: Polyaxial screw with improved locking. Depuy Acromed, Andrew C Farmer, March 22, 2005: US06869433 (267 worldwide citation)

A polyaxial pedicle screw assembly incorporates a concave portion on a receiver which mates with a convex surface on a head of the screw to form a ball joint. The radius of at least a portion of the concave surface is less than a radius of the mating convex portion whereby to create an interference ...


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Neil Fishman, Don Kadyk, Brent Curtis, Marc Seinfeld, Mark Ledsome: Caching transformed content in a mobile gateway. Microsoft Corporation, Workman Nydegger, March 22, 2005: US06871236 (265 worldwide citation)

Methods, systems, and computer program products for caching content that has been customized based on one or more operating characteristics of a mobile client. A mobile gateway receives content from a content source and customizes the content using transforms assigned to each mobile client. Transfor ...


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Todd K Whitehurst, James P McGivern, Carla M Mann, Janusz A Kuzma: Fully implantable microstimulator for spinal cord stimulation as a therapy for chronic pain. Advanced Bionics Corporation, Laura Haburay Bishop, Bryant R Gold, March 22, 2005: US06871099 (264 worldwide citation)

An implantable stimulator(s), small enough to be located near or within an area of the spine responsible for sensations in a region experiencing chronic pain uses a power source/storage device, such as a rechargeable battery. Periodic recharging of such a power source/storage device is accomplished, ...


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Palaniswamy Rajan, Gregg Freishtat: System and method for distributed storage and retrieval of personal information. Yodlee, Needle & Rosenberg P C, March 22, 2005: US06871220 (264 worldwide citation)

A system for distributing, storing and retrieving information associated with an end user from one or more information providers between a host computer and a client computer associated with the end user according to the present invention includes a host computer with a processor. The processor aggr ...


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Andrew Florance, David Schaffel, Constantine Violagis, Bruce Foster, Harlan Hamlin, John Choi, Vladimir Bulkin, Robert Stroman, Mark Newmister, Michael Glick: System and method for collection, distribution, and use of information in connection with commercial real estate. Costar Group, Michael D Bednarek, Shaw Pittman, March 22, 2005: US06871140 (248 worldwide citation)

A system and method for creating a unified commercial real estate data model through collection, distribution and use of information in connection with commercial real estate and for creating a web-based marketplace that facilitates the efficient and secure buying and selling of commercial propertie ...


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Shlomo Gabbay: Low invasive implantable cardiac prosthesis and method for helping improve operation of a heart valve. Tarolli Sundheim Covell & Tummino L, March 22, 2005: US06869444 (231 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for helping improve operation of a heart valve includes a generally arcuate base and a buttress extending generally from at least a portion of the base. The apparatus can be deformable to facilitate its implantation. When the apparatus is when implanted at an annulus of a heart valve, t ...