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Ravi Laxman
John N Gregg, Scott L Battle, Jeffrey I Banton, Donn K Naito, Ravi K Laxman: Method and apparatus to help promote contact of gas with vaporized material. Advanced Technology Materials, Intellectual Property Technology Law, March 6, 2008: US20080057218-A1

Vaporizable material is supported within a vessel to promote contact of an introduced gas with the vaporizable material, and produce a product gas including vaporized material. A heating element supplies heat to a wall of the vessel to heat vaporizable material disposed therein. The vessel may compr ...


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Isaiah Oladeji
Isaiah O Oladeji, Alan Cuthbertson: Method for fabricating a thick copper line and copper inductor resulting therefrom. Atmel Corporation, Schneck & Schneck, March 6, 2008: US20080057658-A1

A method of forming one or more inductors on a substrate is disclosed. The method includes forming a first dielectric material over the substrate, forming a trench in the first dielectric material, and substantially filling the trench with copper to form the one or more inductors. The first dielectr ...


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Steven Jobs
Freddy Allen Anzures, Greg Christie, Scott Forstall, Gregory Novick, Steven P Jobs, Imran Chaudhri, Stephen O Lemay, Patrick Lee Coffman, Elizabeth Caroline Furches: Voicemail Manager for Portable Multifunction Device. Morgan Lewis & Bockius Apple Computer, March 6, 2008: US20080055264-A1

A computer-implemented method for management of voicemail messages, performed at a portable electronic device with a touch screen display, includes: displaying a list of voicemail messages; detecting selection by a user of a respective voicemail message in the list; responding to the user selection ...


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Steven Jobs
Stephen O Lemay, Steven P Jobs, Scott Forstall, Greg Christie, Gregory Novick, Marcel Van Os, Patrick Lee Coffman, Imran Chaudhri: Incoming Telephone Call Management for a Portable Multifunction Device. Morgan Lewis & Bockius Apple Computer, March 6, 2008: US20080055263-A1

In one aspect of the invention, a computer-implemented method is disclosed for use in conjunction with a portable electronic device with a touch screen display. Upon detecting an incoming telephone call from a caller, a text identifier of the caller is displayed; an image associated with the caller ...


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Itagaki Naho, Den Toru, Kachi Nobuyuki, Hayashi Susumu, Sano Masafumi: Method for manufacturing thin film transistor using amorphous oxide semiconductor film. Canon, March 6, 2008: JP2008-053356 (76 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To generate a highly reliable oxide thin film transistor with a wide process margin and an excellent characteristic.SOLUTION: A thin film transistor manufacturing method performs manufacturing the thin film transistor including an active layer composed of an amorphous oxide sem ...


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Jessen Holly Jean, Liao Hans H, Gort Steven John, Selifonova Olga V: Beta-alanine/alpha-ketoglutarate aminotransferase for 3-hydroxypropionic acid production. Cargill Incorporated, Jessen Holly Jean, Liao Hans H, Gort Steven John, Selifonova Olga V, HOTCHKISS Ed, March 6, 2008: WO/2008/027742 (63 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure provides novel beta-alanine/alpha ketoglutarate aminotransferase nucleic acid and protein sequences having increased biological activity. Also provided are cells containing such enzymes, as well as methods of their use, for example to produce malonyl semialdehyde and downstrea ...


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Rechid Julian: (De) Solarzelle, verfahren zur herstellung von solarzellen sowie elektrische leiterbahn, (En) Solar cell, method for manufacturing solar cells and electric conductor track. Cis Solartechnik & Co Kg, Rechid Julian, KLICKOW Hans Henning, March 6, 2008: WO/2008/025326 (59 worldwide citation)

(EN) The solar cell has at least one semiconductor layer arranged on a metal support and is provided with a plurality of contact tracks arranged on the semiconductor layer. A lateral projection by at least one contact track is bent around onto a reverse of the support and arranged so as to be electr ...


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Wilson Francis, Ramsden Nigel, Bell Kathryn, Cansfield Andrew, Burckhardt Svenja, Taylor Jess, Sunose Mihiro, Middlemiss David: Triazole derivatives as kinase inhibitors. Cellzome, Wilson Francis, Ramsden Nigel, Bell Kathryn, Cansfield Andrew, Burckhardt Svenja, Taylor Jess, Sunose Mihiro, Middlemiss David, HUHN Michael, March 6, 2008: WO/2008/025821 (51 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to compounds of formula (I); wherein X and R1 to R5 have the meaning as cited in the description and the claims. Said compounds are useful as protein kinase inhibitors, especially inhibitors of Itk or PI3K, for the treatment or prophylaxis of immunological, inflammatory or alle ...


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Divorra, Escoda Oscar, Yin Peng: Methods and apparatus for reduced resolution partitioning. Thomson Licensing, Divorra, Escoda Oscar, Yin Peng, LAKS Joseph J, March 6, 2008: WO/2008/027192 (49 worldwide citation)

There are provided methods and apparatus for reduced resolution partitioning. An apparatus includes an encoder (300) for encoding video data using adaptive tree-based frame partitioning, wherein partitions are obtained from a combination of top-down tree partitioning and bottom-up tree joining.


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Järverud Karin, Noren Kjell: Determining the variation over the time of a medical parameter of a human being. St Jude Medical, Järverud Karin, Noren Kjell, ST JUDE MEDICAL, March 6, 2008: WO/2008/026970 (49 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for determining variation over time of a medical parameter of a human being obtained from a sensed signal comprises a sensor (12, 14, 16, 18, 20) implantable in the human being for sensing the signal. A comparing means (8, 30) compares at least one characteristic property, derived from ...