David Sherrer
Carl E Gaebe, Noel A Heiks, David W Sherrer: Micro-optical device. Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials, Jonathan D Baskin, April 1, 2008: US07352924 (7 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a micro-optical device which may be used as an optical pigtailing assembly for waveguides. In an exemplary configuration the assembly includes a first chip which includes an optoelectronic component and an optical fiber. The optical fiber and optoelectronic component a ...

Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Belgacem Haba, Masud Beroz, Glenn Urbish, David B Tuckerman: Structure and method of forming capped chips. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, April 1, 2008: US07351641 (6 worldwide citation)

As disclosed herein, structures and methods are provided for forming capped chips. As provided by the disclosed method, a metal base pattern is formed on a chip insulated from wiring of the chip, and a cap is formed including a metal. The cap is joined to the metal base pattern on the chip to form t ...


Durga Malladi
Durga P Malladi, Alkinoos Hector Vayanos: Mitigation of link imbalance in a wireless communication system. Qualcomm Incorporated, Kent D Baker, Rupit Patel, Thomas R Rouse, April 1, 2008: US07352722 (25 worldwide citation)

Techniques to mitigate the effects of link imbalance for the uplink between a terminal (or UE) and multiple base stations (or Node Bs). In one aspect, the serving base station (i.e., the one designated to transmit packet data to the terminal) monitors the uplink received SNR for each terminal design ...

Michael Wright, Peter Boucher, Gabe Nault, Merrill Smith, Sterling K Jacobson, Jonathan Wood, Robert Mims: Administration of protection of data accessible by a mobile device. Novell, King & Schickli PLLC, April 1, 2008: US07353533 (382 worldwide citation)

The administration of protection of data on a client mobile computing device by a server computer system such as within an enterprise network or on a separate mobile computing device is described. Security tools are described that provide different security policies to be enforced based on a locatio ...

Albert Chih Chieh Yang, Charles White: System for electronic file collaboration among multiple users using peer-to-peer network topology. Sigma Design, Roylance Abrams Berdo & Goodman L, April 1, 2008: US07353252 (283 worldwide citation)

A system for electronic file collaboration among multiple users is implemented using command messages transmitted on dedicated network channels established between conference participants in a peer-to-peer architecture with total autonomy from a central server. The system employs owner-in-control me ...

John Ricotta, Benjamin S Hsiao, Rajesh H Somani: Apparatus and method for fixation of vascular grafts. The Research Foundation of State University of New York at Stony Brook, The Farrell Law Firm PC, April 1, 2008: US07351258 (249 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for facilitating securement of a vascular graft within a blood vessel, includes a shaft dimensioned for passage within a blood vessel and having an expansion member movable between a contracted condition and an expanded condition and a fastener array comprising at least one fastener dis ...

Ihor A Lys, Kevin J Dowling, Frederick M Morgan: Methods and apparatus for providing power to lighting devices. Philips Solid State Lighting Solutions, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, April 1, 2008: US07352138 (231 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for providing power to devices via an A.C. power source, and for facilitating the use of LED-based light sources on A.C. power circuits that provide signals other than standard line voltages. In one example, LED-based light sources may be coupled to A.C. power circuits that are ...

Alfred D Ducharme, Frederick M Morgan, Ihor A Lys, Kevin J Dowling, George G Mueller: Conventionally-shaped light bulbs employing white LEDs. Philips Solid State Lighting Solutions, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, April 1, 2008: US07350936 (227 worldwide citation)

LED-based light bulbs having one or more white LEDs, for replacing/retrofitting conventional light bulbs. An exemplary bulb includes at least one first white LED and at least one power connection having a form configured to engage mechanically and electrically with one of a conventional Edison-mount ...

Richard D Haney: Location sharing and tracking using mobile phones or other wireless devices. X One, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, April 1, 2008: US07353034 (226 worldwide citation)

A system for exchanging GPS or other position data between wireless devices for purposes of group activities, child location monitoring, work group coordination, dispatching of employees etc. Cell phones and other wireless devices with GPS receivers have loaded therein a Buddy Watch application and ...