Michael Patrick Chudzik, Robert H Dennard, Rama Divakaruni, Bruce Kenneth Furman, Rajarao Jammy, Chandrasekhar Narayan, Sampath Purushothaman, Joseph F Shepard Jr, Anna Wanda Topol: High density chip carrier with integrated passive devices. International Business Machines Corporation, Daniel P Morris, Perman & Green, November 8, 2005: US06962872 (244 worldwide citation)

A carrier for a semiconductor component is provided having passive components integrated in its substrate. The passive components include decoupling components, such as capacitors and resistors. A set of connections is integrated to provide a close electrical proximity to the supported components.


Mark Clinton Knox: System and method for routing telephone calls involving internet protocol network. Intrado, November 8, 2005: US06963557 (187 worldwide citation)

A system for routing telephone calls from a calling party instrument to a called party instrument and involving at least one internet protocol network includes: (a) a first internet protocol interface apparatus effecting a first communicative coupling between the calling party instrument and the at ...

Michael Zirngibl, Anurag Patnaik, Bodo Maass, Hannes Eberle, Justin Langseth: System and method for the creation and automatic deployment of personalized, dynamic and interactive voice services, including deployment through personalized broadcasts. MicroStrategy Incorporated, Pillsbury Winthrop, November 8, 2005: US06964012 (185 worldwide citation)

A system and method for the creation and automatic deployment of personalized, dynamic and interactive voice services, including information derived from on-line analytical processing (OLAP) systems and other data repositories is disclosed. The system and method includes the ability to deploy person ...

Geoffrey Howard Gillett Archenhold, Keith Anderson: Illumination control system. Radiant Research, Myron Greenspan Esq, Lackenbach Siegel, November 8, 2005: US06963175 (177 worldwide citation)

A light emitting diode illumination control system is disclosed for driving a current circuit for energizing one or more LED light sources. The system comprises a control system including a microprocessor arranged to control a pulse amplitude modulated (PAM) voltage controlled current circuit, and m ...

Stephen Empedocles, Larry Bock, Calvin Chow, Xianfeng Duan, Chungming Niu, George Pontis, Vijendra Sahi, Linda T Romano, David Stumbo: Methods of making, positioning and orienting nanostructures, nanostructure arrays and nanostructure devices. Nanosys, Andrew L Filler, Quine Intellectual Property Law Group P C, November 8, 2005: US06962823 (166 worldwide citation)

Nanostructure manufacturing methods and methods for assembling nanostructures into functional elements such as junctions, arrays and devices are provided. Systems for practicing the methods are also provided.

Fabrice Thevenet: Reinforcement implants for tissue sutures. Stites & Harbison PLLC, Ross F Hunt Jr, November 8, 2005: US06962594 (150 worldwide citation)

The invention concerns a reinforcing implant for tissue sutures used for mechanically reinforcing stitched tissue zones, and consisting of a textile lap based on polyuronic acid or one of its salts

Peter M J Mulier, Michael F Hoey: Method and apparatus for creating a bi-polar virtual electrode used for the ablation of tissue. Medtronic, Tom Berry, Jeff Hohenshell, November 8, 2005: US06962589 (145 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for creating a virtual electrode to ablate bodily tissue. The apparatus includes an outer tube, a first electrode, an inner tube and a second electrode. The outer tube is fluidly connected to a source of conductive fluid and defines a proximal end and a distal end. The distal ...

John Sabat Jr, Peter Yelle: Multi-protocol distributed wireless system architecture. ADC Telecommunications, Fogg & Associates, November 8, 2005: US06963552 (143 worldwide citation)

An open access signal distribution system in which a variety of wireless voice, data and other services and applications are supported. The open access system makes use of a distributed Radio Frequency (RF) distribution network and associated network entities that enable the system operator to emplo ...

Yuri Breitbart, Radek Vingralek: Method and apparatus for retrieving a network file using a logical reference. Lucent Technologies, November 8, 2005: US06963914 (139 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for communicating files over a communications network in which links, such as hyperlinks, to files are logical in nature, rather than physical in nature, i.e., associated with a particular electronic address. An up-to-date replication directory is maintained on each server and ...