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Marcus Braun: Surgical instrument. Mayer Brown Rowe & Maw, July 10, 2007: US07241288 (389 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument comprising a tube shaft at the proximal end of which an instrument head for rotatably supporting an effector is pivotably supported and at the distal end of which an instrument handle is arranged which causes a pivot as well as a bending movement of the instrument head via a be ...


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Elizabeth A Cummings, Mary E McEvoy, Lars H Berger, Ulrich Kraft, Rainer R Teucher, John C Davis: Analyte testing device. Diabetes Diagnostics, Bernard E Shay, July 10, 2007: US07241265 (234 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a testing device for testing analyte levels in bodily fluids. The testing device comprises memory (202) for storing data, said data being analyte data related to analyte measurements carried out by the meter and lifestyle data; initiation means (102) for initiating immediate ...


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Yonggill Lee: Stacked package structure. Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Thomas Kayden Horstemeyer & Risley, July 10, 2007: US07242081 (231 worldwide citation)

A stacked package structure and a method for manufacturing the same are disclosed. The package structure comprises: a substrate having a first surface and a second surface in opposition to each other; at least one chip deposed on and electrically connected to the first surface of the substrate; a pl ...


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Steven P Buysse, Dale F Schmaltz, Gary M Couture, Lap P Nguyen, Kristin D Johnson: Bipolar electrosurgical instrument for sealing vessels. Sherwood Services, July 10, 2007: US07241296 (196 worldwide citation)

A bipolar electrosurgical instrument has opposable seal surfaces on its jaws for grasping and sealing vessels and vascular tissue. Inner and outer instrument members allow arcuate motion of the seal surfaces. An open lockbox provides a pivot with lateral support to maintain alignment of the lateral ...


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David White, Taber H Smith: Test masks for lithographic and etch processes. Praesagus, Bingham McCutchen, July 10, 2007: US07243316 (187 worldwide citation)

A mask design is generated for patterning a test wafer using a lithographic or etch process, the process is characterized based on the patterned test wafer, and a pattern-dependent model is used based on the characterization to predict characteristics of integrated circuits that are to be fabricated ...


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Linda Irene Hoffberg, Steven M Hoffberg: Adaptive pattern recognition based controller apparatus and method and human-factored interface therefore. Milde & Hoffberg, July 10, 2007: US07242988 (175 worldwide citation)

The need for a more-readily usable interface for programmable devices is widely recognized. The present invention relates to programmable sequencing devices, or, more particularly, the remote controls for consumer electronic devices. The present invention provides an enhanced interface for facilitat ...


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Kevin J Dowling, Frederick M Morgan, Ihor A Lys, Brian Chemel, Michael K Blackwell, John Warwick, Alfred D Ducharme: Systems and methods of controlling light systems. Color Kinetics Incorporated, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, July 10, 2007: US07242152 (172 worldwide citation)

An embodiment of the invention is a system for generating control signals. The system may allow a user to generate an image, representation of an image, algorithm or other effect information. The effect information may then be converted to lighting control signals to be saved or communicated to a ne ...


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Mark G Frei, Ivan Osorio, Mark T Rise, Jonathon E Giftakis, Nina M Graves, David L Carlson, Randy M Jensen: Channel-selective blanking for a medical device system. Medtronic, Banner & Witcoff, July 10, 2007: US07242983 (166 worldwide citation)

Apparatuses and methods selectively blank a neurological channel of a medical device system in the treatment of a nervous system disorder. A selected signal of a selected channel may be blanked if it is determined that the selected signal may be affected by an artifact when the medical device system ...


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Mike Burns, Scott F Singer: Electronic spread trading tool. Trading Technologies International, Foley & Lardner, July 10, 2007: US07243083 (159 worldwide citation)

A versatile and efficient electronic spread trading tool to be used when buying and selling comparable commodities either simultaneously or in conjunction with one another. The spread trading tool involves a method of displaying, on an electronic display device, the market depth of a plurality of co ...


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John Friend, Michael Belshe, Roger Collins, Mike Bennett: System and method for full wireless synchronization of a data processing apparatus with a messaging system. Good Technology, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, July 10, 2007: US07243163 (155 worldwide citation)

A system is disclosed in which a data processing device is completely synchronized with a messaging service. One embodiment of the system comprises a wireless data processing device; a messaging service to maintain messages and other information on behalf of a user; and synchronization logic for mai ...



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