Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Teck Gyu Kang, Belgacem Haba, Guilian Gao: Wafer level chip package and a method of fabricating thereof. Tessera, Tessera, LERNER DAVID et al, March 20, 2008: US20080067663-A1

Wafer level chip packages including risers having sloped sidewalls and methods of fabricating such chip packages are disclosed. The inventive wafer level chip packages may advantageously be used in various microelectronic assemblies.

Steven Jobs
Daniel N Crow, Cary Dean, Elizabeth Dykstra Erickson, J Peter Hoddie, Steven P Jobs, Timothy E Wasko: User interface for presenting media information. Apple Computer Blakely, March 20, 2008: US20080072152-A1

A user interface and methods for using a user interface for controlling processing of time-based media files. In one exemplary method, a graphical representation of a time line for a time-based media is displayed along with a graphical representation of a current time along the graphical representat ...

Artie Chin
Arthur Achhing Chin: Process for production of a borohydride compound. Rohm And Haas Company, March 20, 2008: US20080069752-A1

A process for production of a borohydride compound. The process comprises the steps of: (a) combining a boron-containing salt, at least one of a metal and its hydride; wherein the metal is Be, Mg, Ca, Sr, Ba, Al, Ga, Si or a transition metal; and a solvent in which the borohydride compound is solubl ...

Hawkes David T, Ensign Michael D: Dynamic pedicle screw system. Alpinespine, PRATT Bryan G, March 20, 2008: WO/2008/034130 (71 worldwide citation)

A system (100) for stabilizing at least one spinal motion segment includes a fastener (130) including an anchoring portion (320) and a coupling portion (310), and a longitudinal support member (110, 512) coupled to the fastener (130), wherein a portion of the system (100) is formed from a super- ela ...

Benkley Fred George, Geoffroy David Joseph: Method and apparatus for fingerprint motion tracking using an in-line array for use in navigation applications. Validity Sensors, Benkley Fred George, Geoffroy David Joseph, STEVENS David R, March 20, 2008: WO/2008/033264 (60 worldwide citation)

The invention provides an independent relative motion sensor for use in navigation operations using a fingerprint that do not require the power demanded by conventional devices. The independent relative motion sensor includes a linear array of sensing elements that captures a narrow string of data t ...

Benkley Fred George, Geoffroy David Joseph: Method and apparatus for fingerprint motion tracking using an in-line array. Validity Sensors, Benkley Fred George, Geoffroy David Joseph, STEVENS David R, March 20, 2008: WO/2008/033265 (60 worldwide citation)

A fingerprint motion tracking method and system is provided for sensing features of a fingerprint along an axis of finger motion, where a linear sensor array has a plurality of substantially contiguous sensing elements configured to capture substantially contiguous overlapping segments of image data ...

Chandhri Imran: Media player with imaged based browsing. Apple, Chandhri Imran, THOMAS C Douglass, March 20, 2008: WO/2008/033853 (53 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems that improve the way media is played, sorted, modified, stored and cataloged on a portable media player are disclosed. One aspect relates to an image based browser that allows a user to navigate through and select images that are related to media items.

Isaacson Keith B: System and method for an hysteroscope with integrated instruments. Karl Storz Endovision, Isaacson Keith B, LEHBERGER Benjamin J, March 20, 2008: WO/2008/033356 (48 worldwide citation)

A hysteroscope includes a base and a handle attached to the base. The handle has a first trigger and a second trigger. An outer barrel is attached to the base. The outer barrel has a plurality of channels. An actuatable tool is located within at least one channel. The first trigger is in communicati ...

King Martin T: Capture and display of annotations in paper and electronic documents. Exbiblio, King Martin T, KNAUER Reinhard, March 20, 2008: WO/2008/031625 (47 worldwide citation)

A software and/or hardware facility that enables users to associate annotations with text segments contained in digital content. A capture client allows users to create annotations associated with text segments on content being viewed by the user. The annotations are stored in association with the t ...

Vollmer Jorg, Bauer Stefan, Lipford Grayson B: Immune modulation by chemically modified ribonucleosides and oligoribonucleotides. Coley Pharmaceutical Group, Coley Pharmaceutical, Vollmer Jorg, Bauer Stefan, Lipford Grayson B, LOCKHART Helen C, March 20, 2008: WO/2008/033432 (43 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to modified oligoribonucleotides with immunomodulatory activity. The invention encompasses treatment of autoimmune and infectious diseases using the oligonucleotides of the invention.