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Bahman Qawami
Chang Robert C, Holtzman Michael, Sabet Sharghi Farshid, Mcavoy Paul, Qawami Bahman: Method and system for managing partitions in a storage device. Sandisk, March 12, 2008: EP1896931-A2

A mass storage memory system and a method for re-allocating memory partition space is provided. The storage system includes a memory controller with a microprocessor that is adapted to receive data via a logical interface from a host system; a first memory partition with a system area and a data are ...


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Scirica Paul A: Rotating knob locking mechanism for surgical stapling device. Tyco Healthcare, March 12, 2008: EP1897502-A1 (397 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling device (10) having a rotating knob locking mechanism (50) is disclosed. The surgical stapling device includes a housing (38), an actuation member (40), an elongated body portion (14) rotatably supported on the housing, and a locking mechanism for preventing the rotation of the el ...


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Washiro Takanori: Communication system and communication apparatus. Sony, March 12, 2008: EP1898532-A2 (158 worldwide citation)

A communication system includes the following elements: a transmitter including a transmission circuit unit configured to generate an RF signal for transmitting data and an electric-field-coupling antenna configured to transmit the RF signal as an electrostatic field; a receiver including an electri ...


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Kishiyama Yoshihisa, Higuchi Kenichi, Sawahashi Mamoru: Transmitting apparatus, transmitting method, receiving apparatus and receiving method. NTT Docomo, March 12, 2008: EP1898542-A1 (77 worldwide citation)

A disclosed transmission apparatus includes a multiplexing portion that multiplexes a common pilot channel, a shared control channel, and a shared data channel; a symbol generation portion that performs an inverse Fourier transformation on the multiplexed signal so as to generate a symbol; and a tra ...


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Miyata Shinichi, Arndt Carrie, Sutton Thomas Rangi, Anderson Gretchen: Kit for the determination of an analyte in a bodily fluid sample that includes a meter with a display-based tutorial module. Lifescan Scotland, March 12, 2008: EP1897492-A2 (63 worldwide citation)

A kit for determining an analyte (e.g., glucose) in a bodily fluid sample (for example a whole blood sample) includes a meter and analytical test strip(s). In addition, the meter includes a display-based tutorial module with a memory unit, a microprocessor unit and a user interface that includes a v ...


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Miyata Shinichi, Arndt Carrie, Sutton Thomas Rangi, Anderson Gretchen: Event-driven method for tutoring a user in the determination of an analyte in a bodily fluid sample. Lifescan Scotland, March 12, 2008: EP1897487-A1 (62 worldwide citation)

A method for tutoring a user in use of a kit for determining an analyte (such as glucose) in a bodily fluid sample (for example a whole blood sample) includes activating an analytical meter of the kit, with the analytical meter including a display-based tutorial module. In addition, the display-base ...


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Miyata Shinichi, Arndt Carrie, Sutton Thomas Rangi, Anderson Gretchen: Analytical meter with display-based tutorial module. Lifescan Scotland, March 12, 2008: EP1897488-A1 (62 worldwide citation)

An analytical meter for determining an analyte (e.g., glucose) in a bodily fluid sample (for example a whole blood sample) includes a display-based tutorial module. In addition, the display-based tutorial module includes a user interface (with a visual display), a memory unit and a microprocessor un ...


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Mannion Richard Owen, O& 039, Donnell Edward Patrick, Mckenna William Henry, Huang Haiyong Hugh: Tamper resistant oral pharmaceutical dosage forms comprising an opioid analgesic. Purdue Pharma, March 12, 2008: EP1897545-A1 (44 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to pharmaceutical dosage forms, for example to a tamper resistant dosage form including an opioid analgesic, and processes of manufacture, uses, and methods of treatment thereof.


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Heaton Keith, Hunt Kenneth, Beard Mark, Sanders Teryl Blane, Randolph Larry Tab, Tumey David, Boynton Thomas: Vacuum assisted tissue treatment system. Kci Licensing, March 12, 2008: EP1897569-A1 (37 worldwide citation)

A system (10) for stimulating the healing of tissue is described. The system comprises a porous pad (11); an airtight dressing (13); a means for connecting a distal end (16b) of a conduit (16) through the dressing (13); a canister (18) removably connected to a proximal end (16a) of the conduit (16); ...


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Evans John G, Powers Kelly B, Weir Steven A, Rome Guy T, Hamatake Bret, Stats Jason R, Beasley Jim C, Hibdon Dwight, Gerondale Jay D: Infusion apparatuses and related methods. Bard C R, March 12, 2008: EP1896117-A2 (29 worldwide citation)

Access ports for providing subcutaneous access to a patient are disclosed. Such access ports may include: at least one structural element configured for resisting deformation of the septum in response to a pressure developed within the reservoir. Further, an access port may be structured for accommo ...