Couture Gary M, Weinberg Craig, Tetzlaff Philip M: Vessel sealing instrument with electrical cutting mechanism. Tyco Healthcare, August 20, 2008: EP1958583-A2 (56 worldwide citation)

An end effector assembly for use with an instrument for sealing vessels and cutting vessels includes a pair of opposing first and second jaw members which are movable relative to one another from a first spaced apart position to a second position for grasping tissue therebetween. Each jaw member inc ...

Ohara Kiyotaka, Sasaki Hiroyuki: Network device and network system. Brother, August 20, 2008: EP1959363-A2 (33 worldwide citation)

A network device and a network system are disclosed. The network device (100) includes a storage (120), a transmitter (122a), a receiver (122a) and a controller (122b). The storage has stored therein the information (124) of the file store region linked to the function executed by the device. The tr ...

Morelli Michele, Moretti Marco, Mazzoni Tiziano, Cosovic Ivan: Receiver apparatus for detecting narrowband interference in a multi-carrier receive signal. NTT Docomo, August 20, 2008: EP1959625-A1 (29 worldwide citation)

A receiver apparatus (100) for detecting narrowband interference in a multi-carrier receive signal, the multi-carrier receive signal being comprised of a plurality of subcarriers and having a structure of sequential time frames. The receiver apparatus (100) comprises a means (110) for transforming a ...

Nagasaki Yasumasa: Voice coil motor. Johnson Electric, August 20, 2008: EP1959284-A1 (26 worldwide citation)

A voice coil motor lens module 20 has a two part casing accommodating a magnet housing 33 of annular form with an outer wall 38 and an inner wall 39 joined by a top wall 40. One or more magnets 31 producing a magnetic field, are fitted to the inner surface of the outer wall 38. A lens holder 29, for ...

Keshavan Madapusi K, Griffo Anthony, Shen Yuelin, Zhang Youhe: Polycrystalline diamond constructions having improved thermal stability. Smith International, August 20, 2008: EP1958688-A1 (26 worldwide citation)

Polycrystalline diamond constructions include a diamond body (10) comprising a matrix phase of bonded together diamond crystals (12) formed at high pressure/high temperature conditions with a catalyst material. The sintered body is treated remove the catalyst material disposed within interstitial re ...

Butler Timothy P, Berrios Javier: Multiple radio frequency network node rfid tag. Tego, August 20, 2008: EP1958172-A2 (25 worldwide citation)

In embodiments of the present invention improved capabilities are described for a Radio Frequency ID (RFID) tag that contains multiple Radio Frequency (RF) network nodes that provide enhanced memory capabilities, redundant functionality, and multiple frequency capabilities to the RFID tag using an i ...

Plasterk Ronald, Wienholds Erno, Kloosterman Wigard, Kauppinen Sakari: Novel oligonucleotide compositions and probe sequences useful for detection and analysis of micrornas and their target mrnas. Exiqon, August 20, 2008: EP1959012-A2 (21 worldwide citation)

The invention relates relates to ribonucleic acids and oligonucleotide probes useful for detection and analysis of microRNAs and their target mRNAs, as well as small interfering RNAs (siRNAs).

Wang Chun Yen, Sheen Wern Ho: Methods and systems for handover process in wireless communication networks. Ind Tech Res Inst, August 20, 2008: EP1959708-A1 (20 worldwide citation)

A method for performing a handover process in a wireless communication system (50), the method comprising allocating a communication channel to a first infrastructure station (500a) in the wireless communication system, reserving a signature corresponding to the communication channel for the first i ...

Yamano Teruhiro: Automatic analyzer. Hitachi High Tech, August 20, 2008: EP1959257-A2 (17 worldwide citation)

An object of the present invention is to provide an automatic analysis method and an automatic analyzer which are suitable for improving throughput by changing reagents during analysis without placing a load on an operator, and without stopping the analysis. There is provided an automatic analysis m ...

Yamagishi Yasuaki: Multicasting system and multicasting method. Sony, August 20, 2008: EP1959686-A2 (16 worldwide citation)

A multicasting system includes a delivery server for multicasting a content via at least one upper router and a plurality of lower routers, a plurality of client devices for playing the content multicast by the delivery server, an upper router controller for controlling the upper router and a lower ...