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Marcus Braun: Surgical instrument. Mayer Brown Rowe & Maw, July 10, 2007: US07241288 (416 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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Yonggill Lee: Stacked package structure. Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Thomas Kayden Horstemeyer & Risley, July 10, 2007: US07242081 (262 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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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 (243 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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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 (202 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 (194 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 (194 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 (186 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 (172 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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Daniel John DiLorenzo: Apparatus and method for closed-loop intracranial stimulation for optimal control of neurological disease. NeuroVista Corporation, Shay Law Group, July 10, 2007: US07242984 (168 worldwide citation)

A neurological control system for modulating activity of any component or structure comprising the entirety or portion of the nervous system, or any structure interfaced thereto, generally referred to herein as a “nervous system component.” The neurological control system generates neural modulation ...


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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 (168 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 ...