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 ...

Maged Beshai
Francois J Blouin, Dinesh Mohan, Maged E Beshai: Technique for autonomous network provisioning. Nortel Networks, Hunton & Williams, July 22, 2008: US07403988 (36 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 ...

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 ...


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 (2732 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 ...

Garry M Steil, Kerstin Rebrin: Closed-loop method for controlling insulin infusion. Medtronic MiniMed, July 22, 2008: US07402153 (479 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 ...

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 (368 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 ...

David Bayliss: Method and system for processing data records. Seisint, Hunton & Williams, July 22, 2008: US07403942 (314 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 ...

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 (254 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.

Tom Harrison, Michael E Barrett, Swarup Reddi, John Lowe, Gary Chevsky: Natural language query processing. IAC Search & Media, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, Stephen M De Klerk, July 22, 2008: US07403938 (204 worldwide citation)

An enhanced natural language information retrieval technique tokenizes an incoming query, comparing the tokenized representation against a collection of query templates. Query templates include a first portion having one or more query patterns representative of a query and in a form suitable for mat ...