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Tarran Jones
Paul D Ponath, Douglas J Ringler, S Tarran Jones, Walter Newman, José Saldanha, Mary M Bendig: Humanized immunoglobulin reactive with α4β7 integrin. Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, July 22, 2008: US07402410

The present invention relates to isolated nucleic acids encoding humanized immunoglobulins having binding specificity for α4β7 integrin, isolated nucleic acids encoding a humanized immunoglobulin heavy chain and isolated nucleic acids encoding a humanized light chain having binding specificity for α ...


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Maged Beshai
Francois J Blouin, Dinesh Mohan, Maged E Beshai: Technique for autonomous network provisioning. Nortel Networks, Hunton & Williams, July 22, 2008: US07403988 (32 worldwide citation)

A technique for autonomous network provisioning based on establishing a relation between network performance indices, traffic measurements and resource capacities, which provides automatic provisioning recommendations for identified critical links is disclosed. The technique may be implemented in a ...


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Matthias Bauer
Paul D Brabant, Joseph P Italiano, Chantal J Arena, Pierre Tomasini, Ivo Raaijmakers, Matthias Bauer: Epitaxial semiconductor deposition methods and structures. ASM America, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, July 22, 2008: US07402504 (9 worldwide citation)

Methods for depositing epitaxial films such as epitaxial Ge and SiGe films. During cooling from high temperature processing to lower deposition temperatures for Ge-containing layers, Si or Ge compounds are provided to the substrate. Smooth, thin, relatively defect-free Ge or SiGe layers result. Retr ...


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David H Levy, Andrea C Scuderi, Lyn M Irving: Methods of making thin film transistors comprising zinc-oxide-based semiconductor materials and transistors made thereby. Eastman Kodak Company, Chris P Konkol, July 22, 2008: US07402506 (2603 worldwide citation)

A thin film transistor comprises a zinc-oxide-containing semiconductor material. Such transistors can further comprise spaced apart first and second contact means or electrodes in contact with said material. Further disclosed is a process for fabricating a thin film transistor device, wherein the su ...


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Garry M Steil, Kerstin Rebrin: Closed-loop method for controlling insulin infusion. Medtronic MiniMed, July 22, 2008: US07402153 (448 worldwide citation)

A closed loop infusion system controls the rate that fluid is infused into the body of a user. The closed loop infusion system includes a sensor system, a controller, and a delivery system. The sensor system includes a sensor for monitoring a condition of the user. The sensor produces a sensor signa ...


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Henry Holsten, Frank J Viola, Clifford L Emmons, John W Beardsley, Russell Heinrich: Surgical stapling instruments including a cartridge having multiple staple sizes. Tyco Healthcare Group, July 22, 2008: US07401721 (352 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling apparatus includes a staple cartridge and an anvil member. The staple cartridge includes a plurality of surgical fasteners disposed in rows of retention slots. The staple cartridge may have an annular or linear configuration of retention slots. The tissue contacting surface of th ...


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David Bayliss: Method and system for processing data records. Seisint, Hunton & Williams, July 22, 2008: US07403942 (293 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein are various exemplary systems and methods for linking entity references to entities and identifying associations between entities. In particular, a method for identifying an entity from a plurality of entity references, each entity reference being linked with a separate ghost entity ...


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Leonel R Arana, Devendra Natekar, Michael Newman, Charan K Gurumurthy: Method of forming through-silicon vias with stress buffer collars and resulting devices. Intel Corporation, July 22, 2008: US07402515 (247 worldwide citation)

A method of forming a via having a stress buffer collar, wherein the stress buffer collar can absorb stress resulting from a mismatch in the coefficients of thermal expansion of the surrounding materials. Other embodiments are described and claimed.


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Edward James Morgan, Farshid Alizadeh Shabdiz, Russel Kipp Jones, Michael George Shean: Method and system for building a location beacon database. Skyhook Wireless, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr, July 22, 2008: US07403762 (189 worldwide citation)

A location beacon database and server, method of building location beacon database, and location based service using same. Wi-Fi access points are located in a target geographical area to build a reference database of locations of Wi-Fi access points. At least one vehicle is deployed including at le ...