Bob Hanlon Rajiv Banavali
Rajiv Manohar Banavali, Robert Tryon Hanlon, Aaron Sarafinas, Alfred Karl Schultz, Cheryl Irene Teich, Jose Antonio Trejo: Method for esterification of fatty acids in glyceryl esters in a tubular reactor. Rohm And Haas Company, November 5, 2009: US20090275769-A1

A continuous process for esterification of fatty acids in glyceryl esters with C1-C8 aliphatic alcohols in a tubular reactor. The method uses an expanded resin catalyst bed in the tubular reactor.

Yanning Song Yanning Song
Per Onnerud, Yanning Song, Richard V Chamberlain II: Battery with enhanced safety. Boston Power, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds PC, November 26, 2009: US20090291330-A1

A battery includes a cell casing; a first terminal; a second terminal in electrical communication with the cell casing and electrically insulated from the first terminal; an electrode assembly in the cell casing; a current interrupt device (CID) in electrical communication with the first terminal an ...

Erwin Meinders
Meinders Erwin Rinaldo, Peter Maria, Furthner Francois, Tacken Roland Anthony: Providing a plastic substrate with a metallic pattern. Tno, November 25, 2009: EP2124514-A1 (2 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed to a method of providing a plastic substrate (1) with a metallic pattern (8) and to a plastic substrate (1) with a metallic pattern (8) obtainable by said method. The method of the invention comprises i) replicating a pattern of recesses and protrusions on a plastic substra ...


Stéphane De Lombaert
Rajagopal Bakthavatchalam, Timothy M Caldwell, Bertrand L Chenard, Stéphane De Lombaert, Kevin J Hodgetts: Substituted quinolin-4-ylamine analogues. Neurogen Corporation, Edward Angell Palmer & Dodge, November 19, 2009: US20090286767-A1

Substituted quinolin-4-ylamine analogues are provided. Such compounds are ligands that may be used to modulate specific receptor activity in vivo or in vitro, and are particularly useful in the treatment of conditions associated with pathological receptor activation in humans, domesticated companion ...

James Kraemer Ph.D.
Robert Lee Angell, Robert R Friedlander, James R Kraemer: Analysis of individual and group healthcare data in order to provide real time healthcare recommendations. International Business Machines Corporation, Duke W Yee, November 19, 2009: US20090287503-A1

A method for managing data. A datum regarding a first patient is received. A first set of relationships is established. The first set of relationships comprises at least one relationship of the datum to at least one additional datum existing in at least one database. A plurality of cohorts to which ...

Ravi Laxman
Ziyun Wang, Chongying Xu, Ravi K Laxman, Thomas H Baum, Bryan Hendrix, Jeffrey Roeder: Composition and method for low temperature deposition of silicon-containing films such as films including silicon, silicon nitride, silicon dioxide and/or silicon-oxynitride. Advanced Technology Materials, Intellectual Property Technology Law, November 12, 2009: US20090281344-A1

Silicon precursors for forming silicon-containing films in the manufacture of semiconductor devices, such as low dielectric constant (k) thin films, high k gate silicates, low temperature silicon epitaxial films, and films containing silicon nitride (Si3N4), siliconoxynitride (SiOxNy) and/or silicon ...


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, November 10, 2009: US07616617 (3 worldwide citation)

A method for transmitting beacon transmissions in a wireless local area network (WLAN) communications system (100) operating on one or more channels includes transmitting a first beacon (C1) using a directional antenna in a first direction (D1) on a first channel. A second beacon (C2) is then transm ...

Craig Allen
Craig Allen McEldowney, Mark Richard Mitchell: Tab with coin precurl for improved curl formation. Stolle Machinery Company, Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellot, Grant E Coffield Esq, November 10, 2009: US07614520 (6 worldwide citation)

A tab is used to open beer/beverage can ends and food can ends. The tab has one or more arcuate strips that are provided on a surface of the tab proximate to a peripheral surface of the tab where the one or more arcuate strips have been formed further into a preselected portion of curled or hemmed p ...