James Kraemer Ph.D.
Robert R Friedlander, Anwer Mujahid Khan, James R Kraemer: System, method, and program product for optimizing a research and grant portfolio. International Business Machines Corporation, John R Pivnichny, Law Office of Jim Boice, April 7, 2009: US07516142 (16 worldwide citation)

Method, system, and program product for managing research grants. This is done by capturing at least one grant description into a database. Next one or more of researcher capability, researcher availabilities, and research subject availabilities are entered into the database. The grant description i ...

Randy Ekl
Aparna Pandey, Randy L Ekl, Christopher G Ware: System and method for communicating beacon transmissions in wireless local area network (WLAN) systems. Motorola, Randi L Karpinia, April 7, 2009: US07515577 (7 worldwide citation)

A method for communicating beacon transmissions from a wireless access point (WAP) to a client transceiver in a wireless local area network (WLAN) system (500) includes obtaining a reference timing for the wireless access point (WAP) (502). The sector configuration and the sector timing in the WAP i ...

Ganesh Sundaram
Vikram Devdas, Hitesh Amin, John Diab, Marc Bennett, Ganesh Sundaram, Thomas Eric Ryle: Method and system for efficient flow control for client data frames over GFP across a SONET/SDH transport path. Cisco Technology, Edell Shapiro & Finnan, April 7, 2009: US07515593 (10 worldwide citation)

A method and system for flow control of GFP-encapsulated client data frames over SONET/SDH transport networks is described. Transport interfaces, in the form of port cards, have FIFO buffers for receiving the GFP frames. In acknowledgment of the received frames, a transmitting transport interface re ...

Matthias Bauer
Chantal Arena, Pierre Tomasini, Nyles Cody, Matthias Bauer: Epitaxial growth of relaxed silicon germanium layers. ASM America, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, April 7, 2009: US07514372 (4 worldwide citation)

A relaxed silicon germanium structure comprises a silicon buffer layer produced using a chemical vapor deposition process with an operational pressure greater than approximately 1 torr. The relaxed silicon germanium structure further comprises a silicon germanium layer deposited over the silicon buf ...

Sumit Agarwal
Sumit Agarwal: Dynamic attributes. SAP, Fish & Richardson P C, April 7, 2009: US07516090 (4 worldwide citation)

Systems and techniques associate one or more dynamic attributes with one or more opportunities representing potential commercial transactions. Each opportunity may include one or more static attributes that are automatically associated with the opportunity. Each opportunity may further include one o ...

Edward Krainer
Peter Frenkel, Edward Krainer: Compatibilizers for composites of PVC and cellulosic materials. Chemtura Corporation, James Sher, April 7, 2009: US07514485 (1 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein is a method for improving the physical properties of cellulose fiber-containing material/PVC composites comprising adding to said composites an effective amount of at least one compatibilizer comprising an organometallic zirconium compound. The preferred organometallic zirconium com ...


James Donald Nisbet, James Christopher Wiese, David Alexander Reizes, Stephen Crosby Hoyt: Inferring document and content sensitivity from public account accessibility. RSA Security, PatentVentures, Bennett Smith, Korbin Van Dyke, April 7, 2009: US07516492 (273 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, documents accessible via a designated public account are classified as public. In another embodiment, documents accessible according to a designated public access control list are classified as public. In some embodiments, all documents not classified as public are classified as p ...

Frederick E Shelton IV, Kenneth S Wales: Multiple firing stroke surgical instrument incorporating electroactive polymer anti-backup mechanism. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Dean Garner, April 7, 2009: US07513408 (255 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling and severing instrument particularly suited to endoscopic procedures incorporates a handle that produces separate closing and firing motions to actuate an end effector. In particular, the handle produces multiple firing strokes in order to reduce the required amount of force requ ...

Mehran Moghaddam, Jonjie Sena, Carlos Bernardino Eleazar Perez: Consumer configurable mobile communication web filtering solution. Ventraq Corporation, Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal, April 7, 2009: US07516219 (238 worldwide citation)

Consumer configurable mobile communications solution enabling web filtering based on policy-enforcement services allowing authorized users to define, manage and enforce restrictions for mobile web data and services of a secondary mobile device.