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 (99 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 (34 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 (427 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 ...

Sae Young Chung, M Vedat Eyuboglu, Yong Hoon Kang, Dae Young Kim, Jin Hwa Ku, Seung Hee Lee, Michael D Pollman: Capacity enhancement schemes for forward and reverse links of distributed cellular base stations. Airvana, Solid Technologies, Fish & Richardson P C, April 3, 2007: US07200391 (292 worldwide citation)

Capacity enhancement schemes are described for forward and reverse links of distributed cellular base stations consisting of a central unit and one or more remote units. In general, in one aspect, reverse link capacity is shared among remote units. The capacity sharing can be determined dynamically. ...

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 (247 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 ...