Peter A. Bouchard
Peter Bouchard: Toilet fill valve including leak prevention mechanism. Watts Water Technologies, Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge, September 4, 2008: US20080209619-A1

A toilet fill valve having a mechanism for preventing leakage from a tank of the toilet between flush cycles. The mechanism includes links that are normally locked to prevent the fill valve from opening. The links are operatively connected to a handle of the toilet such that the links are unlocked a ...

Jean-luc Dubois
Jean Luc Dubois, Christophe Duquenne, Wolfang Holderich, Jacques Kervennal: Process for Dehydrating Glycerol to Acrolein. Arkema France, Arkema, Patent Department 26th Floor, September 4, 2008: US20080214880-A1

The present invention relates to a process for manufacturing acrolein by gas-phase dehydration of glycerol in the presence of strongly acidic solid catalysts with a Hammett acidity H0 of between −9 and −18 and preferably between −10 and −16.

Marc Lanoiselee
Bruno Jahan, Marc Lanoiselee, Pierrick Louin: Method for Receiving a Multicarrier Signal Using at Least Two Estimates of a Propagation Channel and Corresponding Reception Device. Tdf, Westman Champlin & Kelly Pa, September 4, 2008: US20080212727-A1

A method is provided for receiving a multicarrier signal including a time-based succession of symbols, each including a plurality of multicarriers bearing data, at least one of said symbols including at least one reference pilot. The method includes the following steps: a first estimation of a propa ...

Durga Malladi
Alkinoos Hector Vayanos, Durga P Malladi, Sai Yiu Duncan Ho: Data delivery in conjunction with a hybrid automatic retransmission mechanism in cdma communication systems. QUALCOMM Incorporated, Qualcomm Incorporated, September 4, 2008: US20080212541-A1

Techniques for delivering data recovered by a HARQ entity in proper order to higher layers in a CDMA system. In a method, packets are received from the HARQ entity by the re-ordering entity and missing packets among the received packets are detected. Packets may be transmitted in a sequential order ...


Onishi Kota, Yoda Kentaro, Kamijo Takahiro, Jin Kanki, Sogabe Haruhiko, Kondo Yoichiro, Suzuki Kuniharu, Kato Hiroshi, Suzuki Katsuya, Yamazaki Manabu: Power reception controller, power transmission controller, non-contact point power transmission system, power receiver, power transmitter, and electronic apparatus. Seiko Epson, Sony Ericsson Mobilecommunications Japan, September 4, 2008: JP2008-206231 (113 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To highly accurately detect an inserted foreign matter between a primary coil and a secondary coil using simple signal processing while suppressing an increase in the number of components in a non-contact point power transmission system.SOLUTION: During usual power transmission ...

Kaji Nobuyuki, Hayashi Ryo, Yabuta Hisato, Abe Katsumi: Thin-film transistor and method of manufacturing same. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Kaji Nobuyuki, Hayashi Ryo, Yabuta Hisato, Abe Katsumi, OKABE Masao, September 4, 2008: WO/2008/105250 (103 worldwide citation)

There is provided a thin-film transistor including at least a substrate, a gate electrode, a gate insulating layer, an oxide semiconductor layer, a source electrode, a drain electrode and a protective layer, wherein the oxide semiconductor layer is an amorphous oxide containing at least one of the e ...

Onishi Kota, Yoda Kentaro, Sogabe Haruhiko, Kamijo Takahiro: Power transmission controller, power reception controller, non-contact point power transmission system, power transmitter, power receiver, and electronic apparatus. Seiko Epson, September 4, 2008: JP2008-206327 (102 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a non-contact point power transmission system with an easily realizable simple configuration, capable of flexibly dealing with various electronic apparatuses in a very wide range by enabling flexibly adjusting the transmission power of a single power transmitter so a ...

Wahhab Amal, Therrien Eric, Allan Martin, Manku Sukhdev: Small molecule inhibitors of protein arginine methyltransferases (prmts). Methylgene, Wahhab Amal, Therrien Eric, Allan Martin, Manku Sukhdev, BERESKIN 40th floor 40 King Street West Toronto Ontario M5H 3Y2, September 4, 2008: WO/2008/104077 (87 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to compounds that are useful as inhibitors of protein arginine methyltransferase that have a formula selected from Formula (I), Formula (II) and Formula (III), as well as racemic mixtures, diastereomers, enantiomers and tautomers thereof and N-oxides, hydrates, solvates ...

Sano Masafumi, Hayashi Ryo: Thin-film transistor fabrication process and display device. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Sano Masafumi, Hayashi Ryo, OKABE Masao, September 4, 2008: WO/2008/105347 (77 worldwide citation)

In a process for fabricating a thin-film transistor in which a gate electrode 4 is to be formed on a substrate 1, the process has the steps of forming the gate electrode 4 on the substrate 1, forming a metal oxide layer 7 in such a way as to cover the gate electrode 4, forming a source electrode 6 a ...