Brian Goodall
Nathan Tait Allen, Brian Leslie Goodall, Lester Howard McIntosh III: Substantially linear polymers and methods of making and using same. Rohm and Haas Company, Thomas S Delbert, December 22, 2009: US07635739

Copolymers and terpolymers containing acyclic aliphatic olefin derived units and polar monomer derived units are disclosed. Also disclosed are methods of making such copolymers and terpolymers using late transition metal catalyst complexes.

Rajiv Banavali
Rajiv Manohar Banavali, Kim Sang Ho: Method for monitoring degradation of lubricating oils. Rohm and Haas Company, Kenneth Crimaldi, December 22, 2009: US07635596

A method for monitoring degradation of lubricating oils. The method comprises steps of: (a) adding to a lubricating oil at least one compound having formula (I) wherein R1 and R2 independently are hydrogen, hydroxy, OR11, amino or NR11R12; R3 and R5 independently are alkyl, aryl, aralkyl, heteroalky ...

Douglas R de la Torre, David W Young: Data storage system and method by shredding and deshredding. Peerify Technologies, Davis Wright Tremaine, George C Rondeau Jr, Heather M Colburn, December 22, 2009: US07636724 (561 worldwide citation)

A system and method for data storage by shredding and deshredding of the data allows for various combinations of processing of the data to provide various resultant storage of the data. Data storage and retrieval functions include various combinations of data redundancy generation, data compression ...

Lee Ann Olson, Ralph Stearns: Staple drive assembly. Tyco Healthcare Group, December 22, 2009: US07635074 (323 worldwide citation)

A staple drive assembly includes an actuation sled and at least one staple pusher. The staple drive assembly is adapted to fit within a staple cartridge having a plurality of staples and a corresponding number of retention slots. The at least one staple pusher includes at least one pusher plate for ...

Andrei Erofeev: Pathname translation in a data replication system. CommVault Systems, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, December 22, 2009: US07636743 (222 worldwide citation)

Performing data management operations on replicated data in a computer network. Log entries are generated for data management operations of an application executing on a source system. Consistency point entries are used to indicate a time of a known good, or recoverable, state of the application. A ...

Bernard Goldberg, Arthur Herman Hale, David Scott Miller, Harold J Vinegar: Time sequenced heating of multiple layers in a hydrocarbon containing formation. Shell Oil Company, December 22, 2009: US07635023 (195 worldwide citation)

A method for treating a hydrocarbon containing formation may include providing heat to a first hydrocarbon layer in the formation from a first heater located in an opening in the formation. The opening and the first heater may have a horizontal or inclined portion located in the first hydrocarbon la ...

Viswanath Poosala: Auctioning of message delivery opportunities in a location-based services system. Alcatel Lucent, Ryan Mason & Lewis, December 22, 2009: US07636574 (185 worldwide citation)

Location-based services are provided in a communication system comprising at least a portion of at least one wireless network. In one aspect of the invention, one or more interested parties are permitted to bid on available opportunities for delivery of messages to mobile user devices, and delivery ...

Ralf Weber, Thomas Matthieu Alsina: Controlling behavior of elements in a display environment. Apple, Fish & Richardson P C, December 22, 2009: US07636889 (156 worldwide citation)

In one implementation, a computer program product, encoded on a computer-readable medium, is provided. The computer program product is operable to cause a data processing apparatus to perform operations including generating a menu screen template, the menu screen template including one or more menu ...

Michael J Baur, Ian A McCabe, Hamid Habibi, Niall R Lynam: Rearview mirror element assemblies and systems. Donnelly Corporation, Van Dyke Gardner Linn & Burkhart, December 22, 2009: US07636188 (152 worldwide citation)

A rearview mirror element assembly includes an electrochromic reflective element having a front generally planar substrate and a rear generally planar substrate. A reflecting mirror reflector is established at a third surface of the rear substrate and an auxiliary mirror element is positioned rearwa ...

John Michael Karanikas, Tulio Rafael Colmenares, Etuan Zhang, Marian Marino, Augustinus Wilhelmus Maria Roes, Robert Charles Ryan, Gary Lee Beer, Robert James Dombrowski, Namit Jaiswal: Heating tar sands formations to visbreaking temperatures. Shell Oil Company, December 22, 2009: US07635024 (144 worldwide citation)

Methods for treating a tar sands formation are described herein. Methods may include heating at least a section of a hydrocarbon layer in the formation from a plurality of heaters located in the formation. The heat may be controlled so that at least a majority of the section reaches an average tempe ...