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Miguel Galvez, Maria Anc, Richard Speer, William A George: Tubular blue LED lamp with remote phosphor. Osram Sylvania, Robert F Clark, November 17, 2009: US07618157 (124 worldwide citation)

A lamp includes a linearly extending heat sink, blue-light-emitting LEDs mounted on the heat sink, and a light emitting cover mounted on the heat sink in line with the LEDs, a first portion of the cover opposite the LEDs including a phosphor that is excited by the LEDs to emit white light. The cover ...


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Claude Mathieu, Christopher Marden John Cain: Intervertebral implant. Synthes USA, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, November 17, 2009: US07618456 (122 worldwide citation)

The intervertebral implant is in the form of a three-dimensional structure (10) comprising (a) a top side (1) and an underside (2) which are designed to rest against the end plates of two adjacent vertebras, (b) a left side face (3) and a right side face (4), (c) a front face (5) and a rear face (6) ...


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Jayesh R Bhakta, Jeffrey C Solomon: Memory module decoder. Netlist, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, November 17, 2009: US07619912 (117 worldwide citation)

A memory module connectable to a computer system includes a printed circuit board, a plurality of memory devices coupled to the printed circuit board, and a logic element coupled to the printed circuit board. The plurality of memory devices has a first number of memory devices. The logic element rec ...


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John E Jones, Paul A Jones, William J Jones, Douglas U Mennie: Automated document processing system using full image scanning. Cummins Allison, Nixon Peabody, November 17, 2009: US07619721 (115 worldwide citation)

A document processing system includes an input receptacle for receiving documents. A transport mechanism receives the documents from the input receptacle and transports the documents past an image scanner and a discrimination unit. An output receptacle receives the documents from the transport mecha ...


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Hanan Kupferman: Disk drive subtracting low frequency disturbance from a servo burst signal. Western Digital Technologies, Howard H Sheerin Esq, November 17, 2009: US07619841 (115 worldwide citation)

A disk drive is disclosed including a disk having a plurality of data tracks, wherein each data track comprises a plurality of data sectors and a plurality of servo sectors, and each servo sector comprises a plurality of servo bursts. A data path comprising a data decoder decodes a data read signal ...


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Thomas Grafenauer: Floor panel. Kronotec, Greenblum & Bernstein, November 17, 2009: US07617651 (115 worldwide citation)

Floor panel which is bounded in a horizontal plane by a top side, which is provided with a decorative layer or the like, and an underside, which is provided for bearing on an underlying surface, the floor panel being provided with means for the releasable connection of at least two panels, it being ...


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Kiran K Ganji: Communication system and method with mobile devices. Good Technology, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, November 17, 2009: US07620001 (114 worldwide citation)

A system comprises a plurality of mobile devices each operable to communicate via a computer network, a gateway operable to communicate with the plurality of mobile devices via the computer network, and a database coupled to the gateway. The plurality of mobile devices are each operable to periodica ...


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Richard J Donald, David L Williams, David Matiskella, Isabel Ge Mahe: Handheld threading. Palm, Fenwick & West, November 17, 2009: US07620407 (114 worldwide citation)

The present invention determines which messages to display in message threads to a user. An electronic communication device receives and stores numerous SMS messages transported through an SMS network, but the SMS messages are sent without explicit linking information such as a previous message or s ...


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Daniel H Abelow: Customer-based product design module. Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, November 17, 2009: US07620565 (113 worldwide citation)

A network, including a product sub-system that interacts with a user, gathers information from the user, communicates the information to the product's vendor, and receives new pre-programmed interactions from the vendor for future interactions with the user. The sub-system is in or attached to a pro ...


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Christopher John Morse, Andrew Ziegler, Duane Gilbert Jr, Andrew Jones: Autonomous surface cleaning robot for dry cleaning. iRobot Corporation, Fish & Richardson P C, November 17, 2009: US07620476 (113 worldwide citation)

An autonomous floor cleaning robot includes a transport drive and control system arranged for autonomous movement of the robot over a floor for performing cleaning operations. The robot chassis carries a first cleaning zone comprising cleaning elements arranged to suction loose particulates up from ...