Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Joseph C Fjelstad, Para K Segaram, Belgacem Haba: Direct-connect integrated circuit signaling system for bypassing intra-substrate printed circuit signal paths. Silicon Pipe, Ronald R Shea Esq, December 11, 2007: US07307293 (23 worldwide citation)

A direct-connect signaling system including a printed circuit board and first and second integrated circuit packages disposed on the printed circuit board. A plurality of electric signal conductors extend between the first and second integrated circuit packages suspended above the printed circuit bo ...

Erwin Meinders
Martijn Henri Richard Lankhorst, Erwin Rinaldo Meinders, Robertus Adrianus Maria Wolters, Franciscus Petrus Widdershoven: Electric device with phase change material and parallel heater. NXP, Peter Zawilski, December 11, 2007: US07307267 (7 worldwide citation)

The electric device (1, 100) has a body (2, 102) having a resistor (7, 107) comprising a phase change material being changeable between a first phase and a second phase. The resistor (7, 107) has a first electrical resistance when the phase change material is in the first phase and a second electric ...


Klaus Hafemann
Hafemann Klaus: Styling and curling hairbrush. Wik Far East, December 11, 2007: TWI290823

A styling and curling hairbrush 1 with an elongated tubular body 6, whose interior hollow volume following the longitudinal extent of the body 6 represents an air channel 7 developed in the manner of a collector and via its open end is acted upon by a hot air stream 17 and in which are introduced ai ...


Jose Ferreira
Jose Luiz Arias Vidal, Manoel Felician da Silva Júnior, Ricardo Munoz Freitas, Arthur Martins Barbosa Braga, Luiz Carlos Guedes Valente, Rogério Dias Regazzi, Alexandre Sant Anna Ribeiro, Lincoln Homero Thomé Ferreira, Joao Luiz dos Santos Lorenzo: Optical transducer and method for the simultaneous measurement of pressure and temperature in oil and gas wells. Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras, Nixon & Vanderhye PC, December 11, 2007: US07308165 (9 worldwide citation)

An optical transducer 100, 200 and method for the simultaneous measurement of downhole pressure and temperature in a single- or multi-point configuration including a body 10a/10b with an elastic membrane 50 onto which at least one Bragg grating 60a/60b is attached, and at least an additional Bragg g ...

Kikuo Fujimura, Xia Liu: Sign based human-machine interaction. Honda Motor, The Ohio State University Research Foundation, Fenwick & West, Mark E Duell, December 11, 2007: US07308112 (436 worldwide citation)

Communication is an important issue in man-to-robot interaction. Signs can be used to interact with machines by providing user instructions or commands. Embodiment of the present invention include human detection, human body parts detection, hand shape analysis, trajectory analysis, orientation dete ...

Frank H Boehm Jr, Benedetta D Meinick: Device and method for percutaneous placement of lumbar pedicle screws and connecting rods. Innovative Spinal Technologies, Carr, December 11, 2007: US07306603 (259 worldwide citation)

A minimally invasive method for stabilizing adjacent vertebrae to be fused is accomplished with a device configured to interlink the pedicles of the adjacent vertebrae and including multiple pedicle screws. Each of the pedicle screws has a screw head configured to receive a connecting rod in a posit ...

Jussi Rissanen: Wireless electronic couponing technique. NOKIA Corporation, Morgan & Finnegan L, December 11, 2007: US07308254 (240 worldwide citation)

An electronic couponing technique includes transferring coupon information, which may include a coupon ID (identification) to a first portable terminal and storing same therein. The portable terminal displays a representation of the transferred coupon information on a display thereof. The stored cou ...

Scott Manzo: Robotic tool with monopolar electro-surgical scissors. Intuitive Surgical, December 11, 2007: US07306597 (227 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides robotic surgical instruments and systems that include electrosurgical cutting/shearing tools and methods of performing a robotic surgical procedure. The surgical instruments can advantageously be used in robotically controlled minimally invasive surgical operations. A ...