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Donald C Miller, David J Allen, Robert A Smithson: Continuously variable transmission. Fallbrook Technologies, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, January 26, 2010: US07651437 (65 worldwide citation)

A variable speed transmission having a plurality of tilting balls and opposing input and output discs is illustrated and described that provides an infinite number of speed combinations over its transmission ratio range. The use of a planetary gear set allows minimum speeds to be in reverse and the ...


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Trevor Blumenau: Content display monitor. The Nielsen Company, Hanley Flight & Zimmerman, January 26, 2010: US07653724 (65 worldwide citation)

The invention can enable monitoring of the display of content by a computer system. Moreover, the invention can enable monitoring of the displayed content to produce monitoring information from which conclusions may be deduced regarding the observation of the displayed content by an observer. The in ...


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Derek Campbell, Ryusuke Hanaka, Michael Forsey: Flexible and/or laterally stable foot-support structures and products containing such support structures. NIKE, Banner & Witcoff, January 26, 2010: US07650707 (64 worldwide citation)

Support structures for footwear and the like include contact surface-contacting members (e.g., outsole structures) having an exterior surface that includes: (a) a recessed segment extending longitudinally from a forefoot to a heel portion, (b) plural lateral motion inhibiting traction elements in th ...


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Thomas Mack, Nikolas Willmann, John Sutcliff, Marcus Richter: Implant for correction and stabilization of the spinal column. Ulrich & Co KG, Collard & Roe P C, January 26, 2010: US07651515 (64 worldwide citation)

An implant for the correction and stabilization of the spinal column, comprising pedicle screws that can be screwed into the vertebrae of a spine, and of at least one connection element that connects the pedicle screws at the screw heads. This connection element is formed by a spiral whose spiral wi ...


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Robin Haley Gustin, Troy W Livingston, Namsoo Park, Nabil Shekoory: Automated document cashing system. Capital Security Systems, Hershkovitz & Associates, Abraham Hershkovitz, January 26, 2010: US07653600 (63 worldwide citation)

An automated document cashing system is provided with an automated machine that cashes monetary transaction documents such as checks, money orders, and that makes deposit entries into the bank account of the user after validation of the user and monetary transaction document, without the aid of a ba ...


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Michael E McClurken, Robert Luzzi: Fluid-assisted medical device. Salient Surgical Technologies, Grossman Tucker Perreault & Pfleger PLLC, January 26, 2010: US07651494 (63 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a medical device that includes a housing, a tubular member extending from the distal end of the housing, a first arm extending from the distal end of the tubular member, the first arm including a first electrode, a second arm extending from the distal end of the tubular member ...


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Michael L Michael, William L Scheidel, Benjamin Alan Leis, Karan Mehra, Venkatasubrahmanyam Raman, Natalia Varava: Converting physical machines to virtual machines. Microsoft Corporation, Woodcock Washburn, January 26, 2010: US07653794 (61 worldwide citation)

Physical (or prior virtual) machine volumes can be converted to virtual machines at a virtual machine host while the physical machines are running. In one implementation, a volume shadow copy service can be used to create an application (and/or file system)-consistent snapshot of one or more physica ...


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Kenichi Ushijima: Cable made of high strength fiber composite material. Tokyo Rope Manufacturing, Nields Lemack & Frame, January 26, 2010: US07650742 (61 worldwide citation)

A practical cable made of a high strength fiber composite material is provided, which has high and stable strength, in addition, has even axial tension against bending and thus has a stable shape, and can be wound on a reel without shape deformation, and is hardly buckled when it is inserted into a ...


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Christian Leuchtenberg: Drilling system and method. Secure Drilling International, Gary L Bush, Mark D Shelley II, Andrews Kurth, January 26, 2010: US07650950 (60 worldwide citation)

A closed-loop circulating system for drilling wells has control of the flow rates in and out of the wellbore. Kicks and fluid losses are quickly controlled by adjusting the backpressure. Kick tolerance and tripping margins are eliminated by real-time determination of pore and fracture pressure. The ...


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Seung woon Lee: Portable computer. Samsung Electronics, Staas & Halsey, January 26, 2010: US07652873 (60 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a portable computer including a tablet body to accommodate a plurality of hardware components and capable of a tablet operation, an input unit body to input data to the tablet body; and one link including a first end rotatably coupled to a rear of the tablet body and ...