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Klaus Hafemann
Klaus Hafemann: Foot care apparatus and attachments. Wik Far East, Margaret Polson, Patent Law Offices of Rick Martin P C, July 12, 2005: US06916297 (8 worldwide citation)

A care or treatment attachment for a foot care apparatus, comprising at least one movable care or treatment element as well as a coupling piece, with which the attachment can be connected to the movement of a motor-driven driving shaft 8 inside the foot care apparatus 6. The attachment comprises a h ...


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Eugene Fitzgerald
Christopher W Leitz, Minjoo L Lee, Eugene A Fitzgerald: Enhancement of P-type metal-oxide-semiconductor field effect transistors. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, July 12, 2005: US06916727 (9 worldwide citation)

A structure includes a tensile strained layer disposed over a substrate, the tensile strained layer having a first thickness. A compressed layer is disposed between the tensile strained layer and the substrate, the compressed layer having a second thickness. The first and second thicknesses are sele ...


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Benjamin M Rush, Christopher V Reggiardo: Device and method employing shape memory alloy. TheraSense, Parsons Hsue & de Runtz, July 12, 2005: US06916159 (290 worldwide citation)

A system for the metering and delivery of small discrete volumes of liquid is comprised of a small or minimal number of inexpensive components. One such component is a movable member, such as a miniature precision reciprocating displacement pump head, which is driven by an actuator that comprises a ...


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Amit Patel, Sanjay Pujare, Nicholas Ryan, David Lin: Client installation and execution system for streamed applications. Endeavors Technology, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, July 12, 2005: US06918113 (264 worldwide citation)

A client installation and execution system for streamed applications requires the user or administrator to obtain a subscription to the streamed application program from a subscription server before installation of the streamed application program begins. The client then obtains an encrypted access ...


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David W Baarman: Inductively powered lamp assembly. Access Business Group International, Warner Norcross & Judd, July 12, 2005: US06917163 (219 worldwide citation)

A lamp assembly configured to inductively receive power from a primary coil. The inductively powered lamp assembly includes a lamp circuit including a secondary and a lamp connected in series. In a first aspect, the lamp circuit includes a capacitor connected in series with the lamp and the secondar ...


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Anoop Gupta, David M Bargeron: Facilitating annotation creation and notification via electronic mail. Microsoft Corporation, Perkins Coie, July 12, 2005: US06917965 (217 worldwide citation)

A network system includes a client computer that can present multimedia content to a user and an annotation server that can transmit, to the client computer, annotations for the multimedia content. Users can be presented with annotations generated by other users and can create their own annotations ...


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Michael J Levene, Jonas Korlach, Stephen W Turner, Harold G Craighead, Watt W Webb: Zero-mode clad waveguides for performing spectroscopy with confined effective observation volumes. Cornell Research Foundation, Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo P C, July 12, 2005: US06917726 (212 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a method and an apparatus for analysis of an analyte. The method involves providing a zero-mode waveguide which includes a cladding surrounding a core where the cladding is configured to preclude propagation of electromagnetic energy of a frequency less than a cu ...


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Harold J Vinegar, Eric Pierre de Rouffignac, Scott Lee Wellington: In situ thermal processing of an oil shale formation having permeable and impermeable sections. Shell Oil Company, July 12, 2005: US06915850 (195 worldwide citation)

An oil shale formation may be treated using an in situ thermal process. Heat may be provided to a formation from one or more heat sources in the formation. Hydrocarbons within the formation may be pyrolyzed. Hydrocarbons, H2, and/or other formation fluids may be produced from the formation. In some ...


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Christophe Pierrat, Youping Zhang: Dissection of printed edges from a fabrication layout for correcting proximity effects. Synopsys, Beyer Hoffman & Harms, Jeanette S Harms, July 12, 2005: US06918104 (185 worldwide citation)

Techniques for fabricating a device include forming a fabrication layout, such as a mask layout, for a physical design layer, such as a design for an integrated circuit, and identifying evaluation points on an edge of a polygon corresponding to the design layer for correcting proximity effects. Tech ...


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Phillip Andrew Seder, J Scott Carr, Burt W Perry, Geoffrey B Rhoads: Methods for opening file on computer via optical sensing. Digimarc Corporation, Digimarc Corporation, July 12, 2005: US06917724 (185 worldwide citation)

By printing documents and other objects with machine readable indicia, such as steganographic digital watermarks or barcodes, a great variety of document management functions can be enabled. The indicia can be added as part of the printing process (after document data has been output by an originati ...