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Matthew Shulman, Matthew James Curland, Martin Cibulka, David Anthony Sobeski: Computer programming language statement building and information tool with non obstructing passive assist window. Microsoft Corporation, Woodcock Washburn, January 22, 2008: US07322023 (78 worldwide citation)

An intelligent real time tool to assist a computer programmer during the writing and/or maintenance of a computer program. The tool generates assist windows that contain program related information that the programmer can use to construct a programming language statement and/or to obtain real time i ...


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Theodore M Bender, Zachary Warder Gabaldon, Matthew B Newell, Bernard A Hausen, Brian R DuBois, Bryan D Knodel: Tissue closure system. Cardica, Brian A Schar, January 22, 2008: US07320692 (77 worldwide citation)

A method for closing an opening in tissue, such as an opening in heart tissue, may include moving a housing to a location in proximity to the opening, registering the housing to the opening, and deploying a staple from the housing into tissue in proximity to the opening. The opening in heart tissue ...


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Assaf Govari: Detection of metal disturbance in a magnetic tracking system. Biosense Webster, Louis J Capezzuto, January 22, 2008: US07321228 (76 worldwide citation)

A method for tracking an object includes producing energy fields at a plurality of different frequencies in a vicinity of the object, and receiving signals that are generated at a location of the object at the different frequencies in response to the energy fields. Multiple computations are made of ...


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Jian Chen, Raul Adrian Cernea, Gertjan Hemink: Compensating for coupling in non-volatile storage. Sandisk Corporation, Vierra Magen Marcus & DeNiro, January 22, 2008: US07321509 (74 worldwide citation)

Shifts in the apparent charge stored on a floating gate (or other charge storing element) of a non-volatile memory cell can occur because of the coupling of an electric field based on the charge stored in adjacent floating gates (or other adjacent charge storing elements). The problem occurs most pr ...


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Sang min Yoon, Seok cheol Kee: System and method for detecting face. Samsung Electronics, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, January 22, 2008: US07321670 (73 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a system and method for detecting a face that is capable of quickly and correctly deciding whether an input facial image is occluded, regardless of any type of facial image to be inputted. The present invention is characterized in that eigenvectors and weights are ex ...


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William J Dunham legal representative, Neil M Wolfman, Denise O Hara, Monique V Davies, Geertruida M Veldman, Kristie Grove Bridges, Lisa Anne Whittemore: Antibody inhibitors of GDF-8 and uses thereof. Wyeth, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, January 22, 2008: US07320789 (71 worldwide citation)

The disclosure provides novel antibodies against growth and differentiation factor-8 (GDF-8), including antibody fragments, which inhibit GDF-8 activity in vitro and in vivo. The disclosure also provides methods for diagnosing, preventing, or treating degenerative disorders of muscle, bone, or insul ...


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Martin B Rawls Meehan: Methods and systems of adjustable bed position control. Strategic Patents P C, January 22, 2008: US07321811 (70 worldwide citation)

Aspects of this invention relate to an adjustable bed that may include providing a plurality of values that may define a range of available positions for an adjustable bed; receiving a request to save a position of the adjustable bed as a user selected position; determining which of the plurality of ...


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Kevin L Robinson, Larry Witkowski, Ming Yih Kao: Multi-layer structure for use in the fabrication of integrated circuit devices and methods for fabrication of same. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Howard IP Law Group, January 22, 2008: US07321132 (70 worldwide citation)

A multi-layer structure for use in the fabrication of integrated circuit devices is adapted for the formation of enhancement mode high electron mobility transistors, depletion mode high electron mobility transistors, and power high electron mobility transistors. The structure has, on a substrate, a ...


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Bashir Mussa Gazi, Paulo Sakai, Fabio Pinatel Lopasso: Semi-stationary balloon in the gastric antrum provided with connecting an anchoring rod for inducing weight reduction in human beings. Notaro & Michalos P C, January 22, 2008: US07320696 (68 worldwide citation)

A semi-stationary balloon in the gastric antrum provided with an anchoring rod for inducing weight reduction in human beings is disclosed, a device for inducing a lesser appetite and early prandial satiety, said balloon being made of inflatable per-os medical grade silicone having a volume of up to ...


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Sean M Carroll: Safe septal needle and method for its use. Biosense Webster, Christie Parker & Hale, January 22, 2008: US07320695 (65 worldwide citation)

A method for puncturing a proximal membrane without puncturing a second, distal membrane is provided. The method comprises distally advancing an elongated body through an elongated tubular member to a first position where a distal end of the elongated body is in a first configuration. In the first c ...