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Kenneth Scholfield, Frank O Brien, Robert L Bingle, Niall R Lynam: Accessory system suitable for use in a vehicle. Donnelly Corporation, Van Dyke Gardner Linn & Burkhart, November 4, 2008: US07446650 (232 worldwide citation)

An accessory system suitable for use in a vehicle includes an interior rearview mirror assembly having a mirror-mounting portion that is adapted to detachably mount the interior rearview mirror assembly at an interior portion of the vehicle. A windshield accessory module assembly is also preferably ...


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Courtney C Konopka, Lars Cristian Almstrand: Natural language interface control system. Sony Corporation, Sony Electronics, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, November 4, 2008: US07447635 (217 worldwide citation)

A natural language interface control system for operating a plurality of devices consists of a first microphone array, a feature extraction module coupled to the first microphone array, and a speech recognition module coupled to the feature extraction module, wherein the speech recognition module ut ...


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Patrick L Dumbauld, David M Garrison, Paul Guerra, Darion Peterson, Sean T Dycus: Bipolar forceps having monopolar extension. Covidien, November 4, 2008: US07445621 (202 worldwide citation)

An endoscopic forceps for treating tissue includes a housing having a shaft affixed thereto which has first and second jaw members attached to a distal end thereof. The forceps also includes an actuator for moving jaw members relative to one another from a first position wherein the jaw members are ...


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Peter B Mackenzie, Robert Walters, Jason Brooks, Mark E Thompson: Cationic metal-carbene complexes. The University of Southern California, Universal Display Corporation, Kenyon & Kenyon, November 4, 2008: US07445855 (197 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to organic light emitting devices (OLEDs), and more specifically to phosphorescent organic materials used in such devices. More specifically, the present invention relates to emissive phosphorescent material comprising a carbene ligand bound to a metal center, wherein t ...


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Scott T Becker, Michael C Smayling: Dynamic array architecture. Tela Innovations, Martine Penilla Gencarella, November 4, 2008: US07446352 (196 worldwide citation)

A semiconductor device includes a substrate and a number of diffusion regions defined within the substrate. The diffusion regions are separated from each other by a non-active region of the substrate. The semiconductor device includes a number of linear gate electrode tracks defined to extend over t ...


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Jonathan A Barney, Denise Chapman Weston: Magical wand and interactive play experience. Creative Kingdoms, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, November 4, 2008: US07445550 (186 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a unique interactive play experience carried out utilizing a toy “wand” and/or other actuation/tracking device. In one embodiment the wand incorporates a wireless transmitter and motion-sensitive circuitry adapted to actuate the transmitter in response to particular learned wa ...


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Jean Taylor: Vertebra stabilizing assembly. November 4, 2008: US07445637 (182 worldwide citation)

The invention concerns an assembly comprising: a rear damping implant (10), configured to be laterally placed at the blade-spinal junction of two vertebrae (2, 3) treated without resection of the supra-spinal rear ligament (5), said implant (10) having a height such that, when set in place, it enabl ...


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Ki Sup Chung, Kyusik Sin, Danning Yang, Yingjian Chen, Brant Nease: Damascene process for fabricating poles in recording heads. Western Digital, Strategic Patent Group, November 4, 2008: US07444740 (174 worldwide citation)

A method and system for manufacturing a pole for a magnetic recording head. The method and system include providing an insulator and fabricating at least one hard mask on the insulator. The at least one hard mask has an aperture therein. The method and system also include removing a portion of the i ...


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Frank Apap, Andrew Honig, Hershkop Shlomo, Eleazar Eskin, Salvatore J Stolfo: System and methods for detecting intrusions in a computer system by monitoring operating system registry accesses. The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, Baker Botts, November 4, 2008: US07448084 (174 worldwide citation)

A method for detecting intrusions in the operation of a computer system is disclosed which comprises gathering features from records of normal processes that access the files system of the computer, such as the Windows registry, and generating a probabilistic model of normal computer system usage ba ...


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Amr Salahieh, Ulrich R Haug, Hans F Valencia, Robert A Geshlider, Tom Saul, Dwight P Morejohn: Methods and apparatus for endovascularly replacing a patients heart valve. Sadra Medical, Shay Glenn, November 4, 2008: US07445631 (173 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an apparatus for replacing a native aortic valve, the apparatus includes an expandable anchor adapted to be endovascularly delivered and secured at a site within the native aortic valve. The expandable anchor has a delivery length in a delivery configuration substant ...



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