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Sanjay Chaturvedi
Sanjay Chaturvedi, Anne Mae Gaffney, Dominique Hung Nhu Le: Treatment of mixed metal oxide catalyst. Rohm and Haas Company, Marcella M Bodner, Alan Holler, January 3, 2006: US06982343 (6 worldwide citation)

A catalyst comprising a mixed metal oxide is useful for the vapor phase oxidation of an alkane or a mixture of an alkane and an alkene to an unsaturated carboxylic acid and for the vapor phase ammoxidation of an alkane or a mixture of an alkane and an alkene to an unsaturated nitrile. The catalyst i ...


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Sanjay Kotha
Sanjay Kotha, Tirumalai S Sudarshan, Ramachandran Radhakrishnan: Magnetic fluid power generator device and method for generating power. Materials Modification, Dinesh Agarwal P C, January 3, 2006: US06982501 (16 worldwide citation)

A device for generating power includes a fluid including magnetic particles. A source magnetizes the fluid thereby inducing rotations in the magnetic particles for creating a magnetic flux. The rotations of the magnetic particles induce an electromagnetic force in a coil associated with the fluid.


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William H Eby: Soybean cultivar 0509244. Stine Seed Farm, Monsanto Technology, Jondle & Associates P C, January 3, 2006: US06982367 (968 worldwide citation)

A novel soybean cultivar, designated 0509244, is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of soybean cultivar 0509244, to the plants of soybean 0509244 and to methods for producing a soybean plant produced by crossing the cultivar 0509244 with itself or another soybean variety. The invention fu ...


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Kenneth S Wales: Surgical instrument with a lateral-moving articulation control. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Dean Garner, January 3, 2006: US06981628 (907 worldwide citation)

An articulating surgical instrument suited for endoscopic use includes a lateral articulation control into a handle portion that provides an intuitive visual and tactile indication to the clinician as to the amount and direction of articulation of an end effector at a distal end of a shaft. Lateral ...


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Michael P Whitman, John E Burbank, David A Zeichner: Electro-mechanical surgical device. Power Medical Interventions, Donald R Piper Jr, Dann Dorfman Herrell & Skillman P C, January 3, 2006: US06981941 (512 worldwide citation)

An electro-mechanical surgical device includes: a housing; an elongated shaft extending from the housing, a distal end of the elongated shaft being detachably coupleable to a surgical instrument; at least two axially rotatable drive shafts disposed within the elongated shaft, a distal end of each of ...


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James Gannoe: Methods and devices for maintaining a space occupying device in a relatively fixed location within a stomach. Satiety, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, January 3, 2006: US06981978 (454 worldwide citation)

Methods and devices for maintaining a space-occupying device in a fixed relationship relative to a patient's stomach by manipulation of the stomach. In one variation, two or more regions of the stomach wall are brought into appromixation with one another and secured together in a manner that secures ...


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Edward Rowland Grauch, John Christopher Batten, Fred Thomas Danner III, Scott R Swix, John R Stefanik: Method and system for tracking network use. BellSouth Intellectual Property Corporation, Bambi F Walters, Walters & Zimmerman, January 3, 2006: US06983478 (288 worldwide citation)

An interactive media delivery system enables interactive media programming to a multimedia device and also tracks a subscriber's use of the multimedia device. For example, the device tracks events, such as a change in programming, a change in channel selection, and/or the subscriber's interaction wi ...


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Der Jeou Chou, Daniel Nelson, Thomas Kulaga: Methods and apparatus for an LED light. Enertron, Snell & Wilmer, January 3, 2006: US06982518 (251 worldwide citation)

An LED lighting device for use in place of a commercial-standard light bulb. For example, a commercial-standard light bulb typically has an outer surface profile, generally defining its shape and the LED lighting device has its own surface profile which substantially mimics the surface profile of th ...


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Craig Gardner, Michael J Haass, Robert K Rowe, Howland Jones, Steven T Strohl, Matthew J Novak, Russell E Abbink, David Nuñez, William Gruner, Robert D Johnson: Optically similar reference samples and related methods for multivariate calibration models used in optical spectroscopy. Rio Grande Medical Technologies, Crompton Seager & Tufte, January 3, 2006: US06983176 (251 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for establishing and/or maintaining the prediction capability over time of a multivariate calibration model designed for quantitative optical spectroscopic measurement of attributes or analytes in bodily tissues, bodily fluids or other biological samples, which are particularly u ...


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Richard D LeCain, Ara N Knaian, Steven J O Neil, Gregg M Duthaler, Guy M Danner, Robert W Zehner, Alberto Goenaga, Benjamin Max Davis, Randolph W Chan, Jonathan D Albert, Glen Crossley: Components and methods for use in electro-optic displays. E Ink Corporation, David J Cole, January 3, 2006: US06982178 (221 worldwide citation)

A front plane laminate useful in the manufacture of electro-optic displays comprises, in order, a light-transmissive electrically-conductive layer, a layer of an electro-optic medium in electrical contact with the electrically-conductive layer, an adhesive layer and a release sheet. This front plane ...