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Hsiang-Wen Tseng
Rong Ming Ho, Hui Wen Fan, Wen Hsien Tseng, Yeo Wan Chiang, Chu Chien Lin, Bao Tsan Ko, Bor Hunn Huang, Hsi Hsin Shih, Joung Yei Chen: Nanopatterned templates from oriented degradable diblock copolymer thin films. Industrial Technology Research Institute, Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, December 15, 2009: US07632544 (45 worldwide citation)

A nanopatterned template for use in manufacturing nanoscale objects. The nanopatterned template contains a nanoporous thin film with a periodically ordered porous geomorphology which is made from a process comprising the steps of: (a) using a block copolymerization process to prepare a block copolym ...


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Robert Senzig
David M Hoffman, James W LeBlanc, John Eric Tkaczyk, Robert F Senzig, Yanfeng Du: Direct conversion energy discriminating CT detector with over-ranging correction. General Electric Company, Scott J Asmus, December 15, 2009: US07634060 (3 worldwide citation)

A CT detector capable of energy discrimination and direct conversion is disclosed. The detector includes multiple layers of semiconductor material with the layers having varying thicknesses. The detector is constructed to be segmented in the x-ray penetration direction so as to optimize count rate p ...


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Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Belgacem Haba, David B Tuckerman: Microelectronic component with photo-imageable substrate. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, December 15, 2009: US07632708 (2 worldwide citation)

Methods for making a microelectronic component including a plurality of conductive posts extending and projecting away from a flexible substrate, wherein at least some of the conductive posts are electrically connected to a plurality of traces exposed on the flexible substrate.


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Marianne Malven, Jennifer Rinehart, Nancy Taylor, Ellen Dickinson: Soybean event MON89788 and methods for detection thereof. Monsanto Technology, Pamela J Sisson Esq, Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal, December 15, 2009: US07632985 (1105 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides for soybean plant and seed comprising transformation event MON89788 and DNA molecules unique to these events. The invention also provides methods for detecting the presence of these DNA molecules in a sample.


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James H Brauker, Mark C Shults, Mark A Tapsak: Membrane for use with implantable devices. DexCom, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, December 15, 2009: US07632228 (404 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a biointerface membrane for use with an implantable device that interferes with the formation of a barrier cell layer including; a first domain distal to the implantable device wherein the first domain supports tissue attachment and interferes with barrier cell layer f ...


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Csaba L Rethy, Karl H Ehrenfels, Roberto Pedros, David Ivanko, Randolph F Lehn, Frank J Viola: Surgical fastener applying apparatus. Tyco Healthcare Group, December 15, 2009: US07631793 (402 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure relates to surgical fastener applying apparatus for sequentially applying a plurality of surgical fasteners to body tissue. The surgical fastener applying apparatus includes a replaceable cartridge assembly receivable in a distal end portion of a cartridge receiving half-secti ...


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Brian Huppi, Anthony M Fadell, Derek Barrentine, Daniel Freeman: Automated response to and sensing of user activity in portable devices. Apple, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, December 15, 2009: US07633076 (355 worldwide citation)

The various methods and devices described herein relate to devices which, in at least certain embodiments, may include one or more sensors for providing data relating to user activity and at least one processor for causing the device to respond based on the user activity which was determined, at lea ...


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Csaba L Rethy, Karl H Ehrenfels, Roberto Pedros, David Ivanko, Randolph F Lehn, Frank J Viola: Surgical fastener applying apparatus. Tyco Healthcare Group, December 15, 2009: US07631794 (227 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure relates to surgical fastener applying apparatus for sequentially applying a plurality of surgical fasteners to body tissue. The surgical fastener applying apparatus includes a replaceable cartridge assembly receivable in a distal end portion of a cartridge receiving half-secti ...


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Christopher Marc Scanlan, Ronald Patrick Huemoeller: Semiconductor package including a top-surface metal layer for implementing circuit features. Amkor Technology, Gunnison McKay & Hodgson L, Serge J Hodgson, December 15, 2009: US07633765 (212 worldwide citation)

A semiconductor package including a top-surface metal layer for implementing circuit features provides improvements in top-surface interconnect density, more flexible routing and mounting of top surface semiconductor packages, dies and passive components or a conformal shield cap implementation. The ...