Eric First, M.D.
Eric R First: Therapy for melanin related afflictions. Allergan, Allergan, January 17, 2008: US20080014159-A1

Methods for treating melanin related afflictions by local administration of a Clostridial toxin, such as a botulinum toxin, to a patient with a melanin related affliction.

Rajiv Banavali
Rajiv Manohar Banavali, Abraham Benderly: Method for transesterification of triglycerides. Rohm And Haas Company, January 17, 2008: US20080015375-A1

A method for transesterification of triglycerides, especially those containing free fatty acids, with methanol. The method uses a catalyst derived from an acidic ion exchange resin. The catalyst is contacted with a reaction mixture containing a triglyceride and methanol under conditions suitable for ...

Steven Jobs
Steve Jobs, Anthony M Fadell, Jonathan P Ive: Highly portable media device. Apple, Beyer Weaver Apple, January 17, 2008: US20080013274-A1

An improved portable media device and methods for operating a media device are disclosed. According to one aspect, the portable media device can also function as a solid-state drive for data storage. The form factor of the portable media device can be hand-held or smaller, such that it is highly por ...

Matthias Bauer
Matthias Bauer: Dual channel heterostructure. Knobbe Martens Olsen & Bear, January 17, 2008: US20080014721-A1

Dual channel heterostructures comprising strained Si and strained Ge-containing layers are disclosed, along with methods for producing such structures. In preferred embodiments, a strain-relaxed buffer layer is deposited on a carrier substrate, a strained Si layer is deposited over the strain-relaxe ...

Dokai Yuya, Kato Noboru: Antenna and radio ic device. Murata Manufacturing, Dokai Yuya, Kato Noboru, MORISHITA Takekazu, January 17, 2008: WO/2008/007606 (86 worldwide citation)

It is possible to provide an antenna capable of effectively transmitting and receiving electromagnetic waves and a radio IC device which can be easily assembled and can obtain a desired radiation characteristic and directivity. The antenna includes a power feed terminal and an oscillation circuit. T ...

Nakazato Kazuo: Material detection device. National University Corporation Nagoya University, Nakazato Kazuo, FUJITANI Osamu, January 17, 2008: WO/2008/007716 (77 worldwide citation)

[PROBLEMS] To downsize a material detection device and realize high detection accuracy. [MEANS FOR SOLVING PROBLEMS] A charge detecting field effect transistor and its control circuit are built in each of cells so as to control the drain-source voltage and a drain current of the charge detecting fie ...


Abram Albert Zorko, Goldstein Iulian: Fatty acid pharmaceutical foam. Stiefel Research Australia, Stiefel Laboratories, Abram Albert Zorko, Goldstein Iulian, NATH Gary M, January 17, 2008: WO/2008/008397 (45 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a foamable composition comprising water and an organic solvent, wherein the organic solvent comprises a fatty acid. The composition may further comprise a pharmaceutically active agent. The composition of the invention is also useful for the treatment of a dermatologic ...

Phadke Avinash, Wang Xiangzhu, Zhang Suoming, Agarwal Atul: 4-amino-4-oxobutanoyl peptides as inhibitors of viral replication. Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Phadke Avinash, Wang Xiangzhu, Zhang Suoming, Agarwal Atul, LECUYER Karen A, January 17, 2008: WO/2008/008502 (44 worldwide citation)

The invention rovides 4-amino-4-oxobutanoyl peptide compounds of Formula I (I) and the pharmaceutically salts and hydrates thereof. The variables R1-R9, R16, R18 R19, n, M,, n, M,, and Z are defined herein. Certain compounds of Formula I are useful as antiviral agents. Certain 4-amino-4-oxobutanoyl ...

Rimon Ori, Kerner Ariel: Hover and touch detection for a digitizer. N Trig, Rimon Ori, Kerner Ariel, G E EHRLICH, January 17, 2008: WO/2008/007372 (41 worldwide citation)

A method and system for tracking a hover event on a digitizer sensor that treats hover and touch events differently comprises configuring at least one parameter of the digitizer sensor for hover tracking; wherein the at least one parameter is configured differently than for touch tracking, and detec ...