Jennifer Petoff Brian Goodall
Brian Leslie Goodall, Jennifer Lynn Petoff, Han Shen: Catalytic composition and its preparation and use for preparing polymers from ethylenically unsaturated monomers. Rohm and Haas Company, Richard R Clikeman, April 3, 2007: US07199074 (1 worldwide citation)

A catalytic composition, including a cationic metal-pair complex, is disclosed, along with a method for its preparation. A method for the polymerization of ethylenically unsaturated monomers using the catalytic composition, and the addition polymers produced thereby are also disclosed.

Ugochukwu Njoku
Ugochukwu Charles Njoku, Frank W Brice Jr, David Craddock, Richard K Errickson, Mark S Farrell, Charles W Gainey Jr, Donald W Schmidt, Gustav E Sittmann III: Virtualization of an I/O adapter port using enablement and activation functions. International Business Machines Corporation, Eugene I Shkurko, April 3, 2007: US07200704 (92 worldwide citation)

A method for configuring a communication port of a communications interface of an information handling system into a plurality of virtual ports. A first command is issued to obtain information indicating a number of images of virtual ports supportable by the communications interface. A second comman ...

Jose Ferreira
Jean Marc Lemmer, Jose Ferreira, Jens Peter Müller, Scott V Thomsen: Coated article with low-E coating including IR reflecting layer(s) and corresponding method. Centre Luxembourgeois de Recherches pour le Verre et la Ceramique, Guardian, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, April 3, 2007: US07198851 (28 worldwide citation)

A coated article is provided with a low-emissivity (low-E) layer stack for use in a window unit or the like. The layer stack, or coating, may permit the coated article to achieve one or more of a low solar factor (SF) value, a high selectivity (Tvis/SF) value, substantially neutral color at normal a ...

yuan xing Lee
Yuan Xing Lee, Weining Zeng: Method, apparatus and program storage device for determining sector block sizes using existing controller signals. Hitachi Global Storage Technologies Netherlands, David W Lynch, Chambliss Bahner & Stophel, April 3, 2007: US07199954 (7 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for determining sector block sizes using existing controller signals has been disclosed. The invention detects a characteristic of a data channel gate signal indicating a length of data, determines the length of data based on the detection of the characteristic, and calculates ...

Maged Beshai
Maged E Beshai, François J Blouin: Irregular two-dimensional wide-coverage network. Nortel Networks, McGuinness & Manaras, April 3, 2007: US07200340 (3 worldwide citation)

A scaleable high-capacity network comprises several non-uniform composite-star networks interconnected by a number of lateral uniform composite-star networks, thus forming an irregular two-dimensional network. Each non-uniform composite star network comprises electronic edge nodes, possibly of signi ...

Marc Van Damme
Marc Van Damme, Johan Loccufier, Bert Groenendaal, Huub Van Aert: Heat-sensitive lithographic printing plate precursor. Agfa Gevaert, Leydig Voit & Mayer, April 3, 2007: US07198877 (1 worldwide citation)

A heat-sensitive lithographic printing plate precursor is disclosed which comprises a hydrophilic support and an oleophilic coating comprising an infrared absorbing agent and a polymer, which comprises a phenolic monomeric unit wherein the phenyl group of the phenolic monomeric unit is substituted b ...


Dirk Boecker, Dominique M Freeman: Method and apparatus for a multi-use body fluid sampling device with analyte sensing. Pelikan Technologies, Paul Davis, Heller Ehrman, April 3, 2007: US07198606 (399 worldwide citation)

A device for use with a penetrating member driver to penetrate tissue is provided. A plurality of penetrating members are coupled to a single cartridge and are operatively couplable to the penetrating member driver. The penetrating members are movable to extend radially outward from the cartridge to ...

Jesse Darley, Paul J Gaudet, Norbert Ohlenbusch, Thomas Blackadar: Monitoring activity of a user in locomotion on foot. Nike, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, April 3, 2007: US07200517 (223 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, an apparatus comprises a mount, a housing, and a sensor. The mount is adapted to be disposed at least partially underneath a shoelace of a shoe. The housing is configured and arranged to be placed in at least first and second states in relation to the mount, wherein in the first s ...


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