Anthony S. McCoppin
Michael A Spohn, John A Haury, James Albert Dedig, Susan Lynn Felix, Anthony S McCoppin, Michael J Ehrenberger, James M Gimbel, Jared A Sunday: Fluid delivery system, fluid path set, sterile connector and improved drip chamber and pressure isolation mechanism. Medrad, Gregory Bradley Christopher Schuster, November 3, 2009: US07611503 (47 worldwide citation)

The fluid path set is intended for use in a fluid delivery system. The fluid path set includes a multi-patient use section adapted for connection to a syringe used in the fluid delivery system, and to a source of fluid, such as contrast media, to be loaded into the syringe. The fluid path set furthe ...

Stephen T. Avery
Robert C U Yu, Stephen T Avery, Kathleen M Carmichael, Jimmy E Kelly: Imaging member. Xerox Corporation, Eugene O Palazzo, Fay Sharpe, November 3, 2009: US07611811 (6 worldwide citation)

An imaging member having an adhesive charge transport layer is disclosed herein. The charge transport layer comprises a low surface energy polymer having siloxane segments in its backbone and a charge transport compound; it may further comprise a film-forming polymer. The charge transport layer has ...

Katherina Babich
Noriaki Fukiage, Katherina Babich: Method of improving post-develop photoresist profile on a deposited dielectric film. Tokyo Electron, International Business Machines Corporation, November 3, 2009: US07611758

A method and apparatus for improving the post-development photoresist profile on a deposited dielectric film. The method includes depositing a TERA film having tunable optical and etch resistant properties on a substrate using a plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition process and post processing t ...

James C Chen, Minh Ngoc L Huynh, Matthew J Kalos, Chung M Fung: Decreased response time for peer-to-peer remote copy write operation. International Business Machines Corporation, Dan Shifrin, November 3, 2009: US07613785 (3 worldwide citation)

Methods, system and computer program product are provided to improve the efficiency of data transfers in a PPRC environment. Any or all of three features may be implemented, each of which reduces the number of round trips required for the exchange of handshaking, data and control information. A firs ...

Bas Ording: Operation of a computer with touch screen interface. Apple, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, November 3, 2009: US07614008 (447 worldwide citation)

A touch screen computer executes an application. A method of operating the touch screen computer in response to a user is provided. A virtual input device is provided on the touch screen. The virtual input device comprises a plurality of virtual keys. It is detected that a user has touched the touch ...

David C Racenet, Hanspeter R Bayer, Scott Cunningham: Directionally biased staple and anvil assembly for forming the staple. Tyco Healthcare Group, November 3, 2009: US07611038 (414 worldwide citation)

In accordance with the present disclosure a directionally biased staple is provided for use in all types of surgical staplers having anvil structure against which the staple is formed. The directionally biased staple may be constructed in a wide variety of cross-sectional configurations including re ...

Robert Boock, Monica Rixman: Silicone based membranes for use in implantable glucose sensors. DexCom, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, November 3, 2009: US07613491 (381 worldwide citation)

Membrane systems incorporating silicone polymers are described for use in implantable analyte sensors. Some layers of the membrane system may comprise a blend of a silicone polymer with a hydrophilic polymer, for example, a triblock poly(ethylene oxide)-poly(propylene oxide)-poly(ethylene oxide) pol ...

Markus Diebel, David Johnson: Portable electronic device case with battery. Incase Designs, Aka Chan, November 3, 2009: US07612997 (301 worldwide citation)

A case for an electronic device protects and extends the battery life of the electronic device. The case has a lower case portion and an upper case portion, which assemble together to protect the top, side, and bottom edges of the electronic device. The lower case portion includes a battery to exten ...

Brian Brockway, Parag Gokhale, Jun Lu: Stored data reverification management system and method. CommVault Systems, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, November 3, 2009: US07613748 (247 worldwide citation)

A system and method are provided for verifying data copies and reverifying the copies over the life span of media according to a verification policy. Characteristics of media and use of media are tracked to provide metrics which may be used to dynamically reevaluate and reassign verification policie ...

John A Hibner, Kevin D Predmore, Lawrence Bullen, Vincent J Contini, James E Dvorsky, Eric R Navin: Core sampling biopsy device with short coupled MRI-compatible driver. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Frost Brown Todd, November 3, 2009: US07611474 (217 worldwide citation)

A core sampling biopsy device is compatible with use in a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) environment by being driven by either a pneumatic rotary motor or a piezoelectric drive motor. The core sampling biopsy device obtains a tissue sample, such as a breast tissue biopsy sample, for diagnostic or ...