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Elliot Matel Elliot Matel
Jeffrey P Feist, Elliot Matel: Exhaust deflector for a muffler. Michael Best & Friedrich, December 13, 2007: US20070284187-A1

An exhaust deflector is attachable to a muffler. The exhaust deflector includes a housing having a flange that is attachable to the muffler, and an outer wall extending from the flange. The outer wall defines an aperture. A single piece mesh is in contact with the flange and cooperates with the hous ...


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Garo Khanarian
Garo Khanarian: Light emitting device having improved light extraction efficiency and method of making same. Rohm And Haas Company, December 13, 2007: US20070284601-A1

A light emitting device including a multi-layer stack and an encapsulant layer having a patterned encapsulant region in optical proximity to a luminous stack surface of the multi-layer stack is disclosed. A method of making that encapsulant layer and of affixing that encapsulant layer to a luminous ...


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Brian Goodall
Nathan Tait Allen, Brian Leslie Goodall, Lester Howard Mcintosh: Single Site Palladium Catalyst Complexes. Rohm and Haas Company, Rohm And Haas Company, December 13, 2007: US20070287627-A1

Catalyst structures comprising a single palladium metal center and a substituted tri-arylphosphine ligand. Also disclosed are methods of making and using the catalyst structures to facilitate polymerization reactions and Heck coupling reactions.


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Brian Goodall
Nathan Tait Allen, Brian Leslie Goodall, Thomas Cleveland Kirk, Lester Howard McIntosh: Ligand Synthesis. Rohm and Haas Company, Rohm And Haas Company, December 13, 2007: US20070287847-A1

Ligand synthesis methods for the preparation of ligands having the formula wherein Q is selected from phosphorus, arsenic and antimony; wherein X1, X2 and X3 are carbon anions; and, wherein R15 is selected from —SO3, —SO2N(R18), —CO2, —PO3, —AsO3, —SiO2, —C(CF3)2O; where R18 is selected from a hydro ...


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Steven Jobs
Bas Ording, Steven P Jobs, Donald J Lindsay: User interface for providing consolidation and access. Apple, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, December 13, 2007: US20070288860-A1

Methods and systems for providing graphical user interfaces are described. To provide greater access and consolidation to frequently used items in the graphical user interface, a userbar is established which includes a plurality of item representations. To permit a greater number of items to reside ...


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Matthias Bauer
Matthias Bauer, Keith Doran Weeks: Selective epitaxial formation of semiconductor films. Asm America, Knobbe Martens Olsen & Bear, December 13, 2007: US20070287272-A1

Epitaxial layers are selectively formed in semiconductor windows by a cyclical process of repeated blanket deposition and selective etching. The blanket deposition phases leave non-epitaxial material over insulating regions, such as field oxide, and the selective etch phases preferentially remove no ...


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Viola Frank J, Krehel Gregg, Soltz Michael A, Desantis Robert J, Holsten Henry, Heinrich Russell: Surgical stapler with timer and feedback display. Tyco Healthcare Group, Viola Frank J, Krehel Gregg, Soltz Michael A, Desantis Robert J, Holsten Henry, Heinrich Russell, TYCO HEALTHCARE GROUP, December 13, 2007: WO/2007/142625 (424 worldwide citation)

A surgical apparatus has a clamp and a stapling mechanism. The clamp has a first jaw and a second jaw to clamp on a body tissue at a desired location for a stapling operation. The stapling mechanism is controlled by a trigger handle or a switch assembly. The surgical apparatus has a controller for p ...


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Steinberg Eran, Corcoran Peter, Prilutsky Yury, Bigioi Petronel: Modification of post-viewing parameters for digital images using image region or feature information. Fotonation Vision, Steinberg Eran, Corcoran Peter, Prilutsky Yury, Bigioi Petronel, SMITH Andrew V, December 13, 2007: WO/2007/142621 (148 worldwide citation)

A method of modifying the viewing parameters of digital images using image feature detection for achieving desired parameters based on one or more sub-groups of pixels that correspond to one or more selected image features such as a face, body, pets, or a background region or a foreground region. Su ...


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Keast Thomas M, Haugaard Dave, Roschak Edmund J, Rock Yaniv: Devices for creating passages and sensing blood vessels. Broncus Technologies, Keast Thomas M, Haugaard Dave, Roschak Edmund J, Rock Yaniv, BAGADE Sanjay S, December 13, 2007: WO/2007/143665 (136 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods are disclosed for creating passages in tissue and detecting blood vessels in and around the passages. The devices may be used to create channels for altering gaseous flow within a lung to improve the expiration cycle of an individual, particularly individuals having Chronic Obstr ...