Charles Sperry
Charles R Sperry, Dennis F McNamara, Suzanne M Scott: Material delivery tension and tracking system for use in solid imaging. 3D Systems, William A Simons, Keith A Roberson, December 23, 2008: US07467939 (26 worldwide citation)

A solid imaging apparatus and method employing a radiation transparent build material carrier and a build material dispensing system that accurately controls the thickness of the transferred layer of solidifiable liquid build material to the radiation transparent build material carrier to achieve hi ...

Marc Van Damme
Joan Vermeersch, Wim Sap, Marc Van Damme: Method for accurate exposure of small dots on a heat-sensitive positive-working lithographic printing plate material. Agfa Graphics, Leydig Voit & Mayer, December 23, 2008: US07467587

A method is disclosed for accurate reproduction of high-quality halftone images comprising microdots by means of lithographic plate materials which comprise a heat-sensitive positive-working coating that requires wet processing. Such microdots have a dot size ≦25 μm and may be obtained by stochastic ...

Nobuyuki Kaji, Hisato Yabuta: Method of fabricating oxide semiconductor device. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, December 23, 2008: US07468304 (2689 worldwide citation)

A method for fabricating a device using an oxide semiconductor, including a process of forming the oxide semiconductor on a substrate and a process of changing the conductivity of the oxide semiconductor by irradiating a predetermined region thereof with an energy ray.

Frederick E Shelton IV, Jerome R Morgan, Michael A Murray, Richard W Timm, James T Spivey, James W Voegele, Leslie M Fugikawa, Eugene L Timperman: Surgical stapling instruments having flexible channel and anvil features for adjustable staple heights. Ethicon Endo Surgery, December 23, 2008: US07467740 (459 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument for being endoscopically or laparoscopically inserted into a surgical site for simultaneous stapling and severing of tissue includes force adjusted spacing between an upper jaw (anvil) and a lower jaw (staple cartridge engaged to an elongate staple channel) so that the height o ...

Philipp Lang, Daniel Steines, Bijan Timsari, Konstantinos Tsougarakis: Methods and compositions for articular repair. ConforMIS, Bromberg & Sunstein, December 23, 2008: US07468075 (344 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein are methods and compositions for producing articular repair materials and for repairing an articular surface. In particular, methods for providing articular repair systems. Also provided are articular surface repair systems designed to replace a selected area cartilage, for example, ...

Bas Ording: List scrolling and document translation, scaling, and rotation on a touch-screen display. Apple, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, December 23, 2008: US07469381 (325 worldwide citation)

In accordance with some embodiments, a computer-implemented method for use in conjunction with a device with a touch screen display is disclosed. In the method, a movement of an object on or near the touch screen display is detected. In response to detecting the movement, an electronic document disp ...

Mohamed K Diab, Esmaiel Kiani Azarbayjany, Walter M Weber: Signal processing apparatus. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, December 23, 2008: US07469157 (267 worldwide citation)

A signal processor which acquires a first signal, including a first primary signal portion and a first secondary signal portion, and a second signal, including a second primary signal portion and a second secondary signal portion, wherein the first and second primary signal portions are correlated. ...

Thomas D Petite, Richard M Huff: System and method for monitoring and controlling remote devices. Hunt Technologies, Thomas Kayden Horstemeyer & Risley, December 23, 2008: US07468661 (259 worldwide citation)

The present invention is generally directed to a system for monitoring a variety of environmental and/or other conditions within a defined remotely located region. In accordance with one aspect of the invention, a system is configured to monitor utility meters in a defined area. The system is implem ...

Kia Silverbrook, Norman Micheal Berry, Garry Raymond Jackson, Akira Nakazawa: Printhead incorporating a static pagewidth printhead. Silverbrook Research, December 23, 2008: US07467849 (227 worldwide citation)

A printhead assembly includes an elongate casing. The casing defines a printhead channel extending there-along. A static pagewidth printhead is received within the printhead channel. The printhead includes an elongate fluid channel member defining a plurality of ducts for storing respective types of ...

Jonathan E DeLine, Roger L Veldman, Niall R Lynam: Interior rearview mirror system for a vehicle. Donnelly Corporation, Van Dyke Gardner Linn & Burkhart, December 23, 2008: US07467883 (158 worldwide citation)

A vehicular interior rearview mirror system includes an interior rearview mirror assembly having one of (a) a variable reflectance reflective element and (b) a prismatic reflective element. The interior rearview mirror assembly includes a CMOS video microchip having, when the interior rearview mirro ...