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Andrew Lee, Andrew Iott: Polyaxial screw. Globus Medical, March 17, 2009: US07503924 (65 worldwide citation)

The present invention generally is directed toward a spinal fixation system whereby a coupling element allows the physician to selectively lock or unlock either the connection between the coupling element and a fastener, such as to allow for repositioning of the coupling element, or the connection b ...


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Tsuyoshi Eiza: Security system and monitoring method using power line communication technology. Funai Electric, Osha • Liang, March 17, 2009: US07504938 (64 worldwide citation)

A pressure sensor portion includes a plurality of pressure sensors arranged in a plurality of rows and a plurality of columns inside a pressure-sensor-equipped carpet. The pressure sensor portion senses a pressure applied to the surface thereof and outputs a pressure value to a control portion. In a ...


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Jonathan E Hall, Daniel M McCormick, Eric J Wendel, Charles A Lemaire: Disk-drive enclosure having pair-wise counter-rotating drives to reduce vibration and method. Atrato, Charles A Lemaire, Lemaire Patent Law Firm P L L C, March 17, 2009: US07505264 (62 worldwide citation)

A system and method for an improved multiple hard-disk-drive data-storage enclosure. Some embodiments position drives in counter-rotating pairs, each simultaneously accessing half the data, such that seek-caused actuator rotational-acceleration vibration cause simultaneous canceling rotational torqu ...


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Pantas Sutardja: System and method for controlling gain and timing phase in a presence of a first least mean square filter using a second adaptive filter. Marvell International, March 17, 2009: US07505537 (62 worldwide citation)

A system for controlling gain and timing phase includes a variable gain amplifier (VGA) responsive to an input signal, and an analog-to-digital converter (ADC) responsive to a VGA output. A first filter, with tap weight coefficients updated by a first least mean square (LMS) engine, is responsive to ...


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J Andrew Galloway, Matthew T Cackett, Alan Hocknell: Golf club head. Callaway Golf Company, Michael A Catania, Elaine H Lo, March 17, 2009: US07503854 (61 worldwide citation)

A golf club head (20) having optimized inertial properties and center of gravity is disclosed. The golf club head (20) preferably has a volume between 300 cubic centimeters and 500 cubic centimeters. The golf club head (20) has a center of gravity located less than 1.7 inches from an exterior surfac ...


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Francis John Callaghan, Paul Marshall Doran, Gary Douglas Robb: Data entry systems. Dataquill, Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo P C, March 17, 2009: US07505785 (60 worldwide citation)

A data entry system includes a hand held data entry unit having a reading sensor for sensing commands and/or data, rewritable storage for storing information relating to selectable items, a controller (a microprocessor or other processing circuitry) and a display screen for displaying a user readabl ...


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Akinobu Yoshimura: Vehicle periphery viewing apparatus. Autonetworks Technologies, Sumitomo Wiring Systems, Sumitomo Electric, Oliff & Berridge, March 17, 2009: US07505047 (60 worldwide citation)

A vehicle periphery viewing apparatus for capturing a vehicle-peripheral image includes: an image capturing device disposed on predetermined position; a display device disposed within the vehicle; and an image processing device performing an image division of the original image into a first image an ...


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Glenn J Leedy: Three dimensional structure memory. Elm Technology Corporation, March 17, 2009: US07504732 (60 worldwide citation)

A Three-Dimensional Structure (3DS) Memory allows for physical separation of the memory circuits and the control logic circuit onto different layers such that each layer may be separately optimized. One control logic circuit suffices for several memory circuits, reducing cost. Fabrication of 3DS mem ...


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Mark E Deem, Douglas S Sutton, Hanson S Gifford III, Bernard H Andreas, Ronald G French: Obesity treatment tools and methods. Satiety, Fulwider Patton, March 17, 2009: US07503922 (59 worldwide citation)

Various obesity treatment tools and methods are described herein, as well as treatments for other gastric-related diseases, e.g., GERD. Treatment includes reducing the size of the stomach pouch to limit the caloric intake as well as to provide an earlier feeling of satiety. This may be done by creat ...


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Frampton E Ellis: Global network computers. DLA Piper US, March 17, 2009: US07506020 (59 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for a network of computers is presented. A plurality of inner firewalls operate within a personal computer. The personal computer operates in a network of computers and includes at least one microprocessor and at least two memory components. The plurality of inner firewalls deny access ...