Randy Ekl
Randy L Ekl, Anthony R Metke, Bruce D Oberlies: Method and system for ensuring authorized operation of a communication system as a secondary user. Motorola, Motorola, September 2, 2010: US20100223659-A1

A communication system (100) is facilitated by an access node (102) to support communication with subscriber units (104, 106) as secondary users of a regulated spectrum portion. The access node requests permission to operate as a secondary user from an authorization server (118). The authorization s ...

Ana Londergan
Khurshid Syed Alam, Evgeni Gousev, Marc Maurice Mignard, David Heald, Ana R Londergan, Philip Don Floyd: Equipment and methods for etching of mems. Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, September 2, 2010: US20100219155-A1

Etching equipment and methods are disclosed herein for more efficient etching of sacrificial material from between permanent MEMS structures. An etching head includes an elongate etchant inlet structure, which may be slot-shaped or an elongate distribution of inlet holes. A substrate is supported in ...

Kevin Rodzinak
Donna J Armstrong, Essa H Hu, Michael J Kelly III, Mark E Layton, Yiwei Li, Jun Liang, Kevin J Rodzinak, Michael A Rossi, Philip E Sanderson, Jiabing Wang: Inhibitors of akt activtiy. Merck, September 2, 2010: US20100222321-A1

The instant invention provides for substituted naphthyridine compounds that inhibit Akt activity. In particular, the compounds disclosed selectively inhibit one or two of the Akt isoforms. The invention also provides for compositions comprising such inhibitory compounds and methods of inhibiting Akt ...

Eugene Fitzgerald
Kenneth E Lee, Eugene A Fitzgerald: Digital metamorphic alloys for graded buffers. Massachusctts Institute of Technology, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks PC, September 2, 2010: US20100221512-A1

Digital metamorphic alloy (DMA) buffer structures for transitioning from a bottom crystalline layer to a lattice mismatched top crystalline layer, and methods for manufacturing such layers are described. In some embodiments, a layered crystalline structure includes a first layer of a first crystalli ...

BELSON AMIR: Improved apparatus and methods for hybrid endoscopic and laparoscopic surgery. BELSON AMIR, Leary James J, September 2, 2010: WO/2010/098871 (233 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods are described allow the techniques of endoscopic and laparoscopic surgery to be combined into a minimally invasive hybrid surgical technique called NOTES-assisted laparoscopic surgery. Manual and robotic-controlled versions of a modular laparoscopic tool are described having a ...

QIU YAO LING: Hepatitis c virus inhibitors. ENANTA PHARMACEUTICALS, Hoda Mahreen Chaudhry, September 2, 2010: WO/2010/099527 (64 worldwide citation)

The present invention discloses compounds or pharmaceutically acceptable salts, esters, or prodrugs thereof, which inhibit RNA-containing virus, particularly the hepatitis C virus (HCV). Consequently, the compounds of the present invention interfere with the life cycle of the hepatitis C virus and a ...

Greene Leslie Ann: Polypeptide structural motifs associated with cell signaling activity. ATYR PHARMA, Rogel Mark E, September 2, 2010: WO/2010/099477 (52 worldwide citation)

Isolated polypeptides comprising or consisting essentially of specific structural motifs (e.g., three β-sheets and two α-helices) are provided, wherein the polypeptides exhibit at least one cell signaling and/or other non-canonical activity of biological relevance. Also provided are polynucleotides ...

STEINES DANIEL: Automated systems for manufacturing patient-specific orthopedic implants and instrumentation. CONFORMIS, Sunstein Bruce D, September 2, 2010: WO/2010/099231 (43 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein are devices, systems and methods for the automated design and manufacture of patient-specific / patient-matched orthopedic implants. While the embodiments described herein specifically pertain to unicompartmental resurfacing implants for the knee, the principles described are applic ...

BOJARSKI RAYMOND: Patient-adapted and improved orthopedic implants, designs and related tools. CONFORMIS, Sunstein Bruce D, September 2, 2010: WO/2010/099353 (37 worldwide citation)

Methods and devices are disclosed relating improved articular models, implant components, and related guide tools and procedures. In addition, methods and devices are disclosed relating articular models, implant components, and/or related guide tools and procedures that include one or more features ...

BRAIDO PETER N: Stent features for collapsible prosthetic heart valves. ST JUDE MEDICAL, Rendos Thomas A, September 2, 2010: WO/2010/098857 (32 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic heart valve includes a stent (700) having an expanded condition and a collapsed condition. The stent includes a plurality of distal cells (702), a plurality of proximal cells (706), a plurality of support struts (704) coupling the proximal cells to the distal cells, and at least one sup ...

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