David Sherrer
William D Houck, David W Sherrer: Three-dimensional microstructures having an embedded support member with an aperture therein and method of formation thereof. Nuvotronics PLLC, Sherr & Vaughn PLLC, February 2, 2010: US07656256 (35 worldwide citation)

Provided are three-dimensional microstructures and their methods of formation. The microstructures are formed by a sequential build process and include microstructural elements which are affixed to one another. The microstructures find use, for example, in coaxial transmission lines for electromagne ...

Jean-luc Dubois
Jean Luc Dubois, Christophe Duquenne, Wolfgang Holderich, Jacques Kervennal: Process for dehydrating glycerol to acrolein. Arkema France, Steven D Boyd, February 2, 2010: US07655818 (12 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a process for manufacturing acrolein by gas-phase dehydration of glycerol in the presence of strongly acidic solid catalysts with a Hammett acidity H0 of between −9 and −18 and preferably between −10 and −16.

Yanning Song Yanning Song
Christina M Lampe Onnerud, Yanning Song, Richard V Chamberlain II, Per Onnerud: Method and device for controlling a storage voltage of a battery pack. Boston Power, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, February 2, 2010: US07656125 (6 worldwide citation)

A storage voltage of a battery pack is controlled with control electronics. The storage voltage of a battery pack is sensed, and a discharge mechanism is triggered if the storage voltage is within a predetermined range of voltage, to thereby adjust the storage voltage of the battery pack to below th ...


Kazi Zaman
Kazi A Zaman, Shimin Song, Ed Shaw Lee Suen: Conversion of a relational database query to a query of a multidimensional data source by modeling the multidimensional data source. Siebel Systems, Campbell Stephenson, February 2, 2010: US07657516 (15 worldwide citation)

A facility for processing a relational database query is described. The facility receives the relational database query, and constructs a multidimensional database query based on the received relational database query. The facility submits the constructed multidimensional database query for executio ...

Imran Chaudhri, Bas Ording, Freddy Allen Anzures, Marcel Van Os, Stephen O Lemay, Scott Forstall, Greg Christie: Unlocking a device by performing gestures on an unlock image. Apple, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, February 2, 2010: US07657849 (453 worldwide citation)

A device with a touch-sensitive display may be unlocked via gestures performed on the touch-sensitive display. The device is unlocked if contact with the display corresponds to a predefined gesture for unlocking the device. The device displays one or more unlock images with respect to which the pred ...

Roger McAulay, Samuel Cohen: Distributed electronic entertainment method and apparatus. e cast, Van Pelt Yi & James, February 2, 2010: US07657910 (450 worldwide citation)

A distributed electronic entertainment method and apparatus are described. In one embodiment, a central management resource is coupled to multiple out-of-home venues through a wide area network (WAN). The central management resource stores content and performs management, monitoring and entertainmen ...

Joseph C Hueil, Kenneth S Wales, Chad P Boudreaux: Surgical instrument with guided laterally moving articulation member. Ethicon Endo Surgery, February 2, 2010: US07654431 (432 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument particularly suited to endoscopic use articulates an end effector by including a laterally sliding member in a proximal portion of a shaft that pivots the end effector to a selected side. Differentially opposing actuating forces (e.g., hydraulic, fluidic, mechanical) act agains ...

Peter C Simpson, Mark Shults, Rathbun K Rhodes, Paul V Goode Jr, Arnold L Holmquist: Implantable analyte sensor. DexCom, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, February 2, 2010: US07657297 (375 worldwide citation)

An implantable analyte sensor including a sensing region for measuring the analyte and a non-sensing region for immobilizing the sensor body in the host. The sensor is implanted in a precisely dimensioned pocket to stabilize the analyte sensor in vivo and enable measurement of the concentration of t ...

Mark Brister, Paul V Neale, Sean Saint, James Patrick Thrower, Thomas F McGee, Daniel Shawn Codd, David Michael Petersen, Daniel S Kline: Transcutaneous analyte sensor. DexCom, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, February 2, 2010: US07654956 (346 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates generally to systems and methods for measuring an analyte in a host. More particularly, the present invention relates to systems and methods for transcutaneous measurement of glucose in a host.