Katherina Babich
Katherina E Babich, Sean D Burns, Elbert E Huang, Arpan P Mahorowala, Dirk Pfeiffer, Karen Temple: Antireflective composition and process of making a lithographic structure. International Business Machines Corporation, Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz, Daniel P Morris, February 5, 2008: US07326442 (6 worldwide citation)

An antireflective composition and a lithographic structure comprising a silicon-metal oxide, antireflective material derived from the composition. The antireflective composition comprises a polymer of formula I, wherein 1≦x≦2; 1≦y≦5; 1≧0; m>0; n>0; R is a chromophore, M is a metal selected from Grou ...

Keith Everett
Keith Everett: Plate and method for high throughput screening. Biolex Therapeutics, Alston & Bird, February 5, 2008: US07326385

A multiple well plate and method for media exchange, including a body defining a plurality of cell wells each connected via a channel to one of a plurality of aspiration holes, is provided. The cell wells contain a porous, hydrophilic frit which is suspended on a ledge above a reservoir of fluid med ...

Tammy Balzar
Sara Marie Etheridge, David Lewis Myers, Daphne Lynn VanBuren, Kathy Geralyn Richardson, Tammy Jo Balzar: Lint-reducing container. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Gregory E Croft, February 5, 2008: US07325699

An electrostatically charged polymeric material, such as a polyolefin non-woven web, can be used in conjunction with a container, such as a tissue carton, for example, to attract lint and reduce the amount of lint that is deposited on the surface area surrounding the carton when the tissues are disp ...

Mohamed K Diab, Esmaiel Kiani Azarbayjany, Ibrahim M Elfadel, Rex J McCarthy, Walter M Weber, Robert A Smith: Signal processing apparatus. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, February 5, 2008: US07328053 (270 worldwide citation)

The present invention involves method and apparatus for analyzing two measured signals that are modeled as containing primary and secondary portions. Coefficients relate the two signals according to a model defined in accordance with the present invention. In one embodiment, the present invention in ...

William J Cummings, Brian J Gally: Process for modifying offset voltage characteristics of an interferometric modulator. IDC, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, February 5, 2008: US07327510 (229 worldwide citation)

An interferometric modulator manufactured according to a particular set of processing parameters may have a non-zero offset voltage. A process has been developed for modifying the processing parameters to shift the non-zero offset voltage closer to zero. For example, the process may involve identify ...

Theodore V Benderev, Timothy C Ryan: Systems for securing sutures, grafts and soft tissue to bone and periosteum. Stetina Brunda Garred & Brucker, February 5, 2008: US07326213 (227 worldwide citation)

Devices for affixing sutures, grafts and tissues to bone, and soft tissue such as periosteum. Such devices are designed to be deployed and selectively positioned at a target site and remain seated thereat. The devices are further provided with attachment structures for securing sutures, grafts, synt ...

Anthony J Baerlocher: Gaming device and method having a first interactive game which determines a function of a second wagering game. IGT, Bell Boyd & Lloyd, February 5, 2008: US07326115 (221 worldwide citation)

A gaming device including a first player interactive game requiring one or more player inputs which result in an outcome. The outcome does not result in an award provided to the player. In one embodiment, the gaming device determines a paytable employed in the wagering game based on an outcome of th ...

James Mark McCarthy, Michelle Lee McCarthy: Using multiple simultaneous threads of communication. McCarthy Software, Seed IP Law Group PLLC, February 5, 2008: US07328242 (187 worldwide citation)

A method, system, and computer-readable medium is described for providing a thread messaging system for communications between users of thread client computing devices. The thread messaging system provides significant benefits over existing prior art messaging systems such as email, IM, chat and bul ...


Tae ahn Jahng, Jason Yim, Brian Bowman: Spinal stabilization device. N Spine, Morrison Foerster, Merle W Richman Esq, February 5, 2008: US07326210 (178 worldwide citation)

A flexible connection unit for use in a spinal fixation device, includes: a longitudinal member having first and second ends; at least one spacer located between the first and second ends, wherein the at least one spacer comprises a first portion made from a first material and a second portion made ...

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