Eric First, M.D.
Eric R First: Stretch mark treatment. Allergan, Claude L Nassif, Stephen Donovan, Martin Voet, September 30, 2008: US07429386 (7 worldwide citation)

Methods for treating stretch marks by local administration of a Clostridial toxin, such as a botulinum toxin, to a patient with a stretch mark.

Charles Szmanda
Charles R Szmanda, Kathleen B Spear Alfonso, Lujia Bu: Leveling agents for cast ferroelectric polymer films. Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials, Peter F Corless, Darryl P Frickey, Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge, September 30, 2008: US07429627 (1 worldwide citation)

A substituted (meth)acrylic copolymer leveling agent is useful in producing a ferroelectric polymer film that is especially suitable for use in a data processing device. Also disclosed is a a casting composition which includes the leveling agent, a film stack, and a data processing device comprising ...

Charles Sperry
Dennis F McNamara Jr, Charles R Sperry, Suzanne M Scott: High-speed apparatus and method for forming inflated chambers. Sealed Air Corporation, Alston & Bird, September 30, 2008: US07429304 (9 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and a method for inflating an inflatable web in which, in one embodiment, the inflatable web is conveyed along a path of travel with an inflation element positioned between unsealed edges of the web and proximate the inflation ports of the web's inflatable chambers, and a tracking senso ...

Eunkee Hong, Kyutae Na, Juseon Goo, Hong Gun Kim: Compositions including perhydro-polysilazane used in a semiconductor manufacturing process and methods of manufacturing semiconductor devices using the same. Samsung Electronics, Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec PA, September 30, 2008: US07429637

Compositions that can be used in semiconductor manufacturing processes, comprising perhydro-polysilazane having a weight average molecular weight of about 300 to about 3,000 and a polydispersity index of about 1.8 to about 3.0 are provided. Solutions comprising the compositions of the present invent ...

Jin Gu: Creating 3D images of objects by illuminating with infrared patterns. GestureTek, Fish & Richardson P C, September 30, 2008: US07430312 (349 worldwide citation)

According to a general aspect, processing images includes projecting an infra-red pattern onto a three-dimensional object and producing a first image, a second image, and a third image of the three-dimensional object while the pattern is projected on the three-dimensional object. The first image and ...

Steve Shattil: Multicarrier sub-layer for direct sequence channel and multiple-access coding. Lot 41 Acquisition Foundation, Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz, September 30, 2008: US07430257 (254 worldwide citation)

Carrier Interferometry (CI) provides wideband transmission protocols with frequency-band selectivity to improve interference rejection, reduce multipath fading, and enable operation across non-continuous frequency bands. Direct-sequence protocols, such as DS-CDMA, are provided with CI to greatly imp ...

Ehud Schwammenthal, Yossi Tuval, Raphael Benary: Aortic prosthetic devices. Ventor Technologies, Ladas and Parry, September 30, 2008: US07429269 (253 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic device is provided for treatment of an aortic valve, having a compressed state for transarterial delivery and being expandable to an expanded state for implantation. The device includes an expandable support implantable in the expanded state of the prosthetic device in an aortic annulus ...

Suping Song, Kroum S Stoev: Perpendicular magnetic recording head with dynamic flying height heating element. Western Digital, Jonathan E Prejean Esq, Burgess & Bereznak, September 30, 2008: US07430098 (161 worldwide citation)

A magnetic head includes a slider having an air bearing surface (ABS) and a trailing surface, with a transducer fabricated on the trailing surface. The transducer includes an adjunct pole disposed in a first general plane, the adjunct pole having a front edge that is recessed from the ABS and a rear ...

Charles P Pace, Paolo R Pizzorni, Shuang Chen: System and method for adjusting the distribution of an asset over a multi-tiered network. OPYO, Benjamin Aaron Adler, September 30, 2008: US07430610 (151 worldwide citation)

A system and method for adjusting the distribution of an asset over a multi-tiered network is provided. An asset may represent network and/or application components (e.g., data, objects, applications, program modules, etc.) that may be distributed among the various resources of the network. In an em ...

Hong Lin Du, Norio Hachisu: Humidifier system for artificial respiration. Newport Medical Instruments, Procopio Cory Hargreaves & Savitch, September 30, 2008: US07428902 (141 worldwide citation)

A humidifier system for heating and humidifying respiratory gases has a housing with an inner chamber, a first port at the first end for connection to a ventilator breathing circuit and a second port at the second end for connection to a patient to supply respiratory gases to the patient and to rece ...