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Maged E Beshai: High-speed scheduling apparatus for a switching node. Nortel Networks, Anderson Gorecki & Manaras, June 2, 2009: US07542473 (3 worldwide citation)

A scheduling apparatus for a switch includes multiple schedulers which are assigned in a variety of ways to non-intersecting control domains for establishing connections through the switch. The control domains are defined by spatial and temporal aspects. The control domains may be dynamically select ...


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David A Schechter, Stephen G Solga, Duane E Kerr, Scott D Nelson, Mark R Henault, Joseph D Bucciaglia: Articulating bipolar electrosurgical instrument. Covidien, June 2, 2009: US07540872 (242 worldwide citation)

A bipolar electrosurgical instrument has a pair of pivotable juxtaposed jaw members and a locking mechanism operatively associated with a second of the jaw members. The locking mechanism has a first position engaged with the second jaw member for preventing movement of the second jaw member between ...


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Parag Gokhale: System and method for performing time-flexible calendric storage operations. CommVault Systems, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, June 2, 2009: US07543125 (220 worldwide citation)

A system and method are provided for creating a non-standard calendar that may have customized attributes, such as number of days in a month, first day of a month, number of months in a year, first month of a year, number of years, or other customized attributes. Such non-standard calendars may be s ...


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Mark C Solomon, Paul J Doczy, Steven S Homer, Stacy Wolff: System and method of switching viewing orientations of a display. Hewlett Packard Development Company, June 2, 2009: US07542052 (195 worldwide citation)

The present technique provides a system and method for automatically switching viewing orientations of a display in response to physical rotation of the display. The display is rotatably coupled to a base structure via a rotatable mechanism, which has one or more angular switches/sensors that sense ...


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Serguei Okhonin, Eric Carman, Mark Eric Jones: Multi-bit memory cell having electrically floating body transistor, and method of programming and reading same. Innovative Silicon ISi, Neil A Steinberg, June 2, 2009: US07542345 (178 worldwide citation)

There are many inventions described herein as well as many aspects and embodiments of those inventions, for example, multi-bit memory cell and circuitry and techniques for reading, writing and/or operating a multi-bit memory cell (and memory cell array having a plurality of such memory cells) having ...


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Judah Joseph Levine, Ibrahima Ba: Apparatus and method for facilitating money or value transfer. HIP Consult, Pearne & Gordon, June 2, 2009: US07540408 (178 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for transferring money or value, using a wide range of interfaces to initiate a transfer and a wide range of options for receiving the transfer, including receiving the transferred sum directly to the communication device/account of the receiver. The receiver can use the tran ...


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David A Mire, Hai H Trieu, Janice Dugger, Mark W Hunter: Method and apparatus for preplanning a surgical procedure. Medtronic Navigation, Harness Dickey, June 2, 2009: US07542791 (175 worldwide citation)

A method and system to assist in a selection and planning of procedure and assist in selecting a prosthetic for the procedure. Generally, the system allows for image acquisition of a selected area of the anatomy. A model may be formed of the anatomy from the acquired images. The system may also allo ...


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Eric Pierre de Rouffignac, Monica M Pingo Almada, David Scott Miller: Heating hydrocarbon containing formations in a checkerboard pattern staged process. Shell Oil Company, June 2, 2009: US07540324 (172 worldwide citation)

Method for treating a hydrocarbon containing formation are described herein. Methods may include providing heat to two or more first sections of the formation with one or more first heaters in two or more of the first sections. The provided heat may mobilize first hydrocarbons in two or more of the ...


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Reuven Nanikashvili: Personal health monitor and a method for health monitoring. Card Guard Scientific Survival, Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer, June 2, 2009: US07542878 (164 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a personal health monitor that includes a physiological data input device operative to gather physiological data; and a personal data accessory, whereas the personal data accessory is adapted to execute health monitoring software such as to enable the personal data accessory t ...