Brian Goodall
Nathan Tait Allen, Brian Leslie Goodall, Lester Howard McIntosh: Substantially Linear Polymers and Methods of Making and Using Same. Rohm and Haas Company, Rohm And Haas Company, March 1, 2007: US20070049712-A1

Copolymers and terpolymers containing acyclic aliphatic olefin derived units and polar monomer derived units are disclosed. Also disclosed are methods of making such copolymers and terpolymers using late transition metal catalyst complexes.

Craig Allen
Craig Allen White, Satyajit Deb, Tao Xu, Zhang Xiaojun, Zhang Rong: Book spread identification arrangement for a board book. D Peter Hochberg Co Lpa, March 1, 2007: US20070046483-A1

A book spread identification arrangement for a board book is provided, the arrangement comprising a plurality of conductive paths, a contact apparatus disposed adjacent to at least part of at least one of the conductive paths and processing apparatus connected to the conductive paths and configured ...

Fred Thomas
James T Hagler, Fred C Thomas: Data storage device with wireless interface for autonomous operation. Iomega Corporation, Procopio Cory Hargreaves & Savitch, March 1, 2007: US20070049310-A1

A wireless interface is included in an electronic product for connecting the product to a remote storage device. When the memory in the electronic product reaches a threshold level, the wireless interface initiates a connection to the remote storage device. Once the connection is established, the co ...

Maged Beshai
Maged E Beshai, Alan Frank Graves: Fast optical switch. Nortel Networks, Withrow & Terranova Pllc, March 1, 2007: US20070047955-A1

A last optical switch is needed to realize an economical and scaleable optical-core network. In the disclosed optical switch, switching is effected by rapid wavelength conversion. Either channel switching, Time Division Multiplex (TDM) switching or both may be provided by the fast optical switch. Th ...

Pinkerton Anthony B, Davis Robert L, Gahman Timothy C, Semple Joseph E: Heterobicyclic and - tricyclic inhibitors of mapk/erk kinase. Kalypsys, Pinkerton Anthony B, Davis Robert L, Gahman Timothy C, Semple Joseph E, HO Raymond J, March 1, 2007: WO/2007/025090 (113 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to compounds useful as inhibitors of MEK kinase and methods for the treatment or prevention of cellular proliferative disease states, such as conditions related to the hyperactivity of MEK, as well as diseases modulated by the MEK cascade.

Nakajo Takeshi, Koto Shinichiro, Kikuchi Yoshihiro: Moving picture decoding method and device. Toshiba, March 1, 2007: JP2007-053799 (105 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a method and apparatus capable of carrying out decoding compatible with encoding applied to a fade video or a dissolving video wherein the brightness of moving pictures temporally changes with a high efficiency.SOLUTION: A variable length decoder 303 decodes encoded ...

Sibbitt Wilmer L Jr, Sibbitt Randy R: Vascular closure methods and apparatuses. Avasca Medical, Sibbitt Wilmer L Jr, Sibbitt Randy R, MEYER Richard S, March 1, 2007: WO/2007/025014 (103 worldwide citation)

A vascular closure device comprising a retrievable sheath-delivered contractible, clip device with structural radial or terminal members with terminal and non-terminal hooks that engage the vessel wall. Unlike other vascular closure clips, this device is delivered on the outside rather than the insi ...

Dimatteo Mark, Mort Michael E, Kepler Jeffrey: Blower mounting assembly. Ric Investments, GASTINEAU Cheryl L, March 1, 2007: WO/2007/024955 (88 worldwide citation)

A gas delivery system (10) comprising an external housing (16), a flow generator (14), and a vibration damper body (18). The flow generator is disposed in the external housing, and has a flow generator housing with a peripheral surface and a lower surface. The vibration damper body is disposed withi ...


Holsten Henry E, Viola Frank J, Emmons Clifford L: Surgical stapling instrument including cartridge having multiple staple sizes. Tyco Healthcare Group, March 1, 2007: JP2007-050253 (76 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a surgical stapler having a form where improved balance between anastomosis strength and the degree of hemostasis on a tissue interface is attained.SOLUTION: A replaceable charging unit for the surgical stapler is provided with a staple cartridge 118 having: at least ...