Bahman Qawami
Robert C Chang, Bahman Qawami, Farshid Sabet Sharghi: Method and apparatus for splitting a logical block. SanDisk Corporation, Anderson Levine & Lintel, May 2, 2006: US07039788 (25 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for splitting a single logical block into two or more physical blocks are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, a method for associating a plurality of physical blocks of a non-volatile memory with a logical block that includes of logical block elements i ...

Brian Goodall
Brian L Goodall, Robert Howard Grubbs, Andrew Willis Waltman: Olefin polymerization catalyst and polymerization process. Rohn and Haas Company, Thomas S Deibert, May 2, 2006: US07037987 (5 worldwide citation)

A polymerization catalyst for the polymerization and copolymerization of olefin monomers and the copolymerization of olefin monomers with other monomers selected from, for example, norbornenes and styrenes are disclosed. The polymerization catalysts disclosed contain a metal center selected from Ti, ...

Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Thomas F Fox, Sayeh Khalili, Belgacem Haba, David Nguyen, Richard Warmke, Xingchao Yuan: Stacked semiconductor module. Rambus, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, May 2, 2006: US07037757 (5 worldwide citation)

The semiconductor module is provided that includes a semiconductor housing and a plurality of integrated circuit dice positioned within the housing. The semiconductor module also includes a programmable memory device positioned within the housing and electrically coupled to the plurality of integrat ...

Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Belgacem Haba: Method for forming a multi-layer circuit assembly. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, May 2, 2006: US07036222 (1 worldwide citation)

A method of making a multi-layer circuit assembly includes providing a core structure including an inner dielectric element having first and second metal layers on opposite surfaces thereof, forming one or more through vias extending through the metal layers and the inner dielectric element and coat ...


Jonathan Kagan, James Balliro, Mitchell Dann, Lee Guterman: Apparatus and methods for treatment of morbid obesity. ValenTx, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, May 2, 2006: US07037344 (591 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods are described for treatment of morbid obesity using minimally invasive techniques. The apparatus includes a system of components that may be used separately or in combination for effectively reducing stomach volume, bypassing a portion of the stomach and/or small intestines, re ...

Ammar Al Ali: Resposable pulse oximetry sensor. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, May 2, 2006: US07039449 (482 worldwide citation)

A pulse oximeter sensor has both a reusable and a disposable portion. The reusable portion of the sensor preserves the relatively long-lived and costly emitter, detector and connector components. The disposable portion of the sensor is the relatively inexpensive adhesive tape component that is used ...

John A Pawlicki, Martha A McMahon, Steven G Chinn, Joel S Gibson: Object detection system for vehicle. Donnelly Corporation, Van Dyke Gardner Linn & Burkhart, May 2, 2006: US07038577 (478 worldwide citation)

An imaging system for a vehicle includes an imaging sensor and a control. The imaging sensor is operable to capture an image of a scene occurring exteriorly of the vehicle. The control receives the captured image, which comprises an image data set representative of the exterior scene. The control ma ...

Dwight A Merriman, Kevin O Connor: Method and apparatus for automatic placement of advertising. Doubleclick, Kenyon & Kenyon, May 2, 2006: US07039599 (454 worldwide citation)

A computer system for automatic replacement of direct advertisements in scarce media includes an advertising server for selecting a direct advertisement based on certain criteria. Transaction results of the direct advertisement placement are reported back to the advertising server, and an associated ...

Ihor A Lys, Kevin J Dowling, Frederick M Morgan: Methods and apparatus for providing power to lighting devices. Color Kinetics Incorporated, Foley Hoag, May 2, 2006: US07038399 (430 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for providing power to devices via an A.C. power source, and for facilitating the use of LED-based light sources on A.C. power circuits that provide signals other than standard line voltages. In one example, LED-based light sources may be coupled to A.C. power circuits that are ...