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Feist Jeffrey P, Matel Elliot, Nagel Matthew J: Exhaust deflector for a muffler. Briggs And Stratton Corporation, Feist Jeffrey P, Matel Elliot, Nagel Matthew J, LASKA Casimir F, December 21, 2007: WO/2007/146770

An exhaust deflector (200) is attachable to a muffler. The exhaust deflector includes a single-piece housing (205) having a flange (225) that defines an inlet aperture (230), an outlet wall (245) that defines an outlet aperture (255), and an intermediate wall (266) that interconnects the flange and ...


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Larkin David Q, Cooper Thomas G, Duval Eugene F, Mcgrogan Anthony, Mohr Catherine J, Rosa David J, Schena Bruce M, Shafer David C, Williams Matthew R: Minimally invasive surgical system. Intuitive Surgical, NGUYEN Frank, December 21, 2007: WO/2007/146987 (168 worldwide citation)

The distal end of a surgical instrument is movable in all six Cartesian degrees of freedom independently of other components of a telemanipulated surgical system. The surgical instrument extends through a guide tube. The distal end is moved by actuators that are telemanipulatively controlled.


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Lee Woojin, Chamorro Andres: Surgical instrument. Cambridge Endoscopic Devices, Lee Woojin, Chamorro Andres, DRISCOLL David M, December 21, 2007: WO/2007/145825 (144 worldwide citation)

The surgical instrument includes a distal tool, a rigid or flexible elongated shaft that supports the distal tool, and a proximal handle or control member, where the tool and the handle are coupled to the respective distal and proximal ends of the elongated shaft via distal and proximal bendable mot ...


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Metzger Robert, Berend Keith, Berend Michael E, Lombardi Adolph V, Perry Lance D, Schoenefeld Ryan J: Patient specific knee alignment guide and associated method. Biomet Manufacturing, Metzger Robert, Berend Keith, Berend Michael E, Lombardi Adolph V, Perry Lance D, Schoenefeld Ryan J, WARNER Richard W, December 21, 2007: WO/2007/145937 (107 worldwide citation)

A method of preparing a joint for a prosthesis in a patient. The method includes obtaining scan data associated with the joint of the patient, preparing a three-dimensional image of the joint based on the scan data, preparing an interactive initial surgical plan based on the scan data, sending the s ...


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Demarais Denise: Methods and apparatus for multi-vessel renal neuromodulation. Ardian, Demarais Denise, POLEDNA Aaron J, December 21, 2007: WO/2007/146834 (93 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are provided for multi-vessel neurornodulation, e.g., via a pulsed electric field. Such multi-vessel neurornodulation may effectuate irreversible electroporation or electrofusion, necrosis and/or inducement of apoptosis, alteration of gene expression, action potential attenuati ...


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Aritome Seiichi: Programming a non-volatile memory device. Micron Technology, Aritome Seiichi, BOLVIN Kenneth, December 21, 2007: WO/2007/146010 (76 worldwide citation)

A method for programming a non-volatile memory array comprising a plurality of memory cells. Each cell is adapted to store a lower and an upper page of data. The method: programs the lower page of predetermined memory cells with first predetermined data and the upper page with second predetermined d ...


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Dockendorf Kelly Ann, Olson Matthew J, Hallum Alton V Iii: Method and apparatus for levator distension repair. Dockendorf Kelly Ann, Ams Research Corporation, Olson Matthew J, Hallum Alton V Iii, SCHULTER Daniel C, December 21, 2007: WO/2007/146784 (67 worldwide citation)

Improved methods and apparatuses for treatment of pelvic organ prolapse are provided. A specialized mesh having a shape for convenient subcutaneous placement to support the levator ani muscles is provided, as is a method of use of such a device. Appropriate devices for introducing such a mesh implan ...


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Hotelling Steven P, Chen Wei, Krah Christoph H, Elias John Greer, Yao Wei, Zhong John Z, Hodge Andrew Bert, Land Brian, Den, Boer Willem: Touch screen liquid crystal display. Apple, Hotelling Steven P, Chen Wei, Krah Christoph H, Elias John Greer, Yao Wei, Zhong John Z, Hodge Andrew Bert, Land Brian, Den, Boer Willem, KUBOTA Glenn M, December 21, 2007: WO/2007/146785 (59 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein are liquid-crystal display (LCD) touch screens that integrate the touch sensing elements with the display circuitry. The integration may take a variety of forms. Touch sensing elements can be completely implemented within the LCD stack up but outside the not between the color filter ...


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Hotelling Steven P, Chen Wei, Krah Christoph H, Elias John Greer, Yao Wei, Zhong John Z, Hodge Andrew Bert, Land Brian, Den, Boer Willem: Touch screen liquid crystal display. Apple, Hotelling Steven P, Chen Wei, Krah Christoph H, Elias John Greer, Yao Wei, Zhong John Z, Hodge Andrew Bert, Land Brian, Den, Boer Willem, MORRISON 555 West Fifth Street Los Angeles CA 90013 1024, December 21, 2007: WO/2007/146780 (57 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein are liquid-crystal display (LCD) touch screens that integrate the touch sensing elements with the display circuitry. The integration may take a variety of forms. Touch sensing elements can be completely implemented within the LCD stackup but outside the not between the color filter ...


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Rowe Richard, Saffari Ali: Wide area loyalty access through independent bonus network. Igt, Rowe Richard, Saffari Ali, GRIFFITH John F, December 21, 2007: WO/2007/145999 (55 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are methods, apparatus, and systems, including computer program products, implementing and using techniques for providing wide area bonusing over a gaming network from a gaming machine provider. Player identification information associated with a player is received. Gaming machine data is ...



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