David Mosley Garo Khanarian
Garo Khanarian, David Wayne Mosley: Light emitting device having improved light extraction efficiency and method of making same. Rohm and Haas Company, Jonathan D Baskin, April 21, 2009: US07521727 (17 worldwide citation)

A light emitting device including a multi-layer stack and an encapsulant layer having a patterned encapsulant region in optical proximity to a luminous stack surface of the multi-layer stack is disclosed. A method of making that encapsulant layer and of affixing that encapsulant layer to a luminous ...

James Kraemer Ph.D.
Robert R Friedlander, Richard Hennessy, James R Kraemer: System and method for optimizing federated and ETLd databases having multidimensionally constrained data. International Business Machines Corporation, John R Pivnichny, Law Office of Jim Boice, April 21, 2009: US07523118 (51 worldwide citation)

Method, system, and program product for configuring and using a federated database management system. The design of the metadata and queries includes the steps of first determining schema and metadata configurations of the data source servers. The next step is enumerating available resources, and en ...

Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Michael J Nystrom, Belgacem Haba, Giles Humpston: Compliant terminal mountings with vented spaces and methods. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, April 21, 2009: US07521276

A method of making chip assemblies includes providing an in-process assembly including a semiconductor wafer, a wafer compliant structure overlying a front surface of the wafer and cavities, and terminals carried on the compliant structure adjacent the cavities and electrically connected to the wafe ...

Sumit Agarwal
Sumit Agarwal, Salar Arta Kamangar: Determining and/or designating better ad information such as ad landing pages. Google, Straub and Pokotylo, John C Pokotylo, April 21, 2009: US07523087 (33 worldwide citation)

The performance (e.g., in terms of selection rates, conversion rates, revenues, profits, etc.) of different ad landing pages may be evaluated and compared by (i) for a given ad or collection of ads, serving the ad with the different ad landing pages (e.g., by rotating through the ad landing pages), ...

Jose Ferreira
Jean Marc Lemmer, Scott V Thomsen, Jens Peter Muller, Philip J Lingle, Jose Ferreira: Method of making a low-E coated article including heat bending. Centre Luxembourg de Recherches pour le Verre et la Ceramique, Guardian, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, April 21, 2009: US07521096 (26 worldwide citation)

A coated article is provided which may be heat treated (e.g., thermally tempered) and/or heat bent in certain example instances. In certain example embodiments, an interlayer of or including a metal oxide such as tin oxide is provided under an infrared (IR) reflecting layer so as to be located betwe ...

Steven Jobs
Jeffrey L Robbin, Steve Jobs, Timothy Wasko, Greg Christie, Imran Chaudhri: Graphical user interface and methods of use thereof in a multimedia player. Apple, April 21, 2009: US07521625 (4 worldwide citation)

In a portable multimedia device, a method, apparatus, and system for providing user supplied configuration data are described. In one embodiment, a hierarchically ordered graphical user interface are provided. A first order, or home, interface provides a highest order of user selectable items each o ...


Armen Kroyan, Youping Zhang, Etsuya Morita, Adrianus Ligtenberg: System for designing integrated circuits with enhanced manufacturability. Takumi Technology Corporation, Hall Estill, William C Milks III, April 21, 2009: US07523429 (202 worldwide citation)

A system and method for integrated circuit design are disclosed to enhance manufacturability of circuit layouts through generation of hierarchical design rules which capture localized layout requirements. In contrast to conventional techniques which apply global design rules, the disclosed IC design ...

Thomas V Ressemann, Peter T Keith, Theodore O Truit: Device and method for treatment of sinusitis. Entellus Medical, Vista IP Law Group, April 21, 2009: US07520876 (201 worldwide citation)

A method of treating a constricted sinus passageway of a patient includes traversing the canine fossa region of the patient so as to form a passageway in the sinus cavity. An elongate member is inserted through the passageway, the elongate member having an inflation member such as a balloon disposed ...

Oran M Thomas, Robert F Gorman, Steven K Beal, Steve Wilson: System and method for monitoring user interaction with web pages. Yahoo, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, April 21, 2009: US07523191 (189 worldwide citation)

A system for monitoring usage of an electronic device is disclosed herein. A client component installed in a client device is operative to monitor usage of the client device in accordance with a monitoring profile, and to generate corresponding usage data. The monitoring profile typically includes i ...