David Sherrer
David W Sherrer, Noel A Heiks: Optoelectronic component comprising an encapsulant. Nuvotronics, Sherr & Vaughn PLLC, August 24, 2010: US07781727 (247 worldwide citation)

Provided are optoelectronic components which include an optoelectronic device and a structure for self-aligning the optoelectronic device. Also provided are optoelectronic modules and methods of forming optoelectronic components.

James Kraemer Ph.D.
Robert R Friedlander, Richard A Hennessy, James R Kraemer: System and method for deriving a hierarchical event based database optimized for analysis of biological systems. International Business Machines Corporation, Yee & Associates P C, John R Pivnichny, August 24, 2010: US07783586 (50 worldwide citation)

A computer implemented method, apparatus, and computer usable program code for inferring a probability of a first inference absent from a database at which a query regarding the inference is received. Each datum of the database is conformed to the dimensions of the database. Each datum of the plural ...

Ulrich Klostermann
Wolfgang Raberg, Ulrich Klostermann: MRAM structure using sacrificial layer for anti-ferromagnet and method of manufacture. Infineon Technologies, ALTIS Semiconductor SNC, August 24, 2010: US07782577

A magnetic random access memory structure comprising an anti-ferromagnetic layer structure, a crystalline ferromagnetic structure physically coupled to the anti-ferromagnetic layer structure and a ferromagnetic free layer structure physically coupled to the crystalline ferromagnetic structure.



Edward Krainer
Edward Krainer, Peter Frenkel: Alkyltin sulfanyl diester thiols. Galata Chemicals, Dilworth IP, August 24, 2010: US07781504

Disclosed herein are compounds of the formula: (R)x—Sn—(R′)4-x wherein: R is alkyl; R′ is a moiety selected from the group consisting of: w is 0 or 1; x is 1 or 2; y is 1, 2, 3, or 4; and Z is a linear, branched, cyclic, or aromatic hydrocarbon. These compounds are excellent stabilizers for halogen- ...

Kenneth S Wales: Surgical instrument with laterally moved shaft actuator coupled to pivoting articulation joint. Ethicon Endo Surgery, August 24, 2010: US07780054 (447 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 ...

John V Hunt, Daniel W Price, Mark S Ortiz, Frederick E Shelton IV, Christopher W Widenhouse, Ronald J Kolata, James W Voegele: Adhesive and mechanical fastener. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Frost Brown Todd, August 24, 2010: US07780685 (341 worldwide citation)

Provided is a two-piece anastomosis fastener that can be used to join two tissue sections together in accordance with Natural Orifice Transendoscopic Surgery (NOTES). The fastener may be releasably attached to a fastener applying instrument for delivery in accordance with such procedures. The fasten ...

David C Yates, Phillip Q Shuster, Kenneth V Moran, Chester O Baxter III, David A Witt, James R Giordano, Jesse J Kuhns: End effector coatings for electrosurgical instruments. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Frost Brown Todd, August 24, 2010: US07780663 (326 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical stapling instrument includes an end effector capable of applying bipolar RF energy into tissue. The end effector has a first pole electrode and a second pole electrode for forming an RF contact circuit with tissue. At least one of the electrodes may have a dielectric coating there ...

Paul A Scirica, Roman Czernik: Loading unit having drive assembly locking mechanism. Tyco Healthcare Group, August 24, 2010: US07780055 (305 worldwide citation)

A disposable loading unit is provided which includes a tool assembly and a body portion. A drive assembly is movably positioned at least partly within the body portion and is operably associated with the tool assembly to operate the tool assembly. A locking mechanism is provided for maintaining the ...