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Philip M Walker, Fred Charles Thomas, Greg J Lipinski: Automatic Firewall Configuration. Hewlett Packard Company, December 23, 2010: US20100325718-A1

One embodiment of a gateway router is equipped to recognize a trustworthy local server automatically, and to accept certain incoming connections to a local server that the router has recognized as trustworthy.

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Jingrong Jean Cui, Lee Andrew Funk, Lei Jia, Pei Pei Kung, Jerry Jialun Meng, Mitchell David Nambu, Mason Alan Pairish, Hong Shen, Michelle Tran Dube: Enantiomerically pure aminoheteroaryl compounds as protein kinase inhibitors. Agouron Pharmaceuticals, Pfizer, December 23, 2010: US20100324061-A1

Enantiomerically pure compound of formula 1 are provided, as well as methods for their synthesis and use. Preferred compounds are potent inhibitors of the c-Met protein kinase, and are useful in the treatment of abnormal cell growth disorders, such as cancers.

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Shaohua Yang, Yuan Xing Lee, Changyou Xu, Richard Rauschmayer, Harley Burger, Kapil Gaba: Systems and Methods for Codec Usage Control During Storage Pre-read. LSI Corporation, Hamilton DeSanctis & Cha, December 23, 2010: US20100322048-A1

Various embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for data processing. For example, a data processing circuit is disclosed that includes an increased iteration enable signal, a first detector circuit, a second detector circuit, and a data decoding circuit. The first detector c ...

STRONG STEPHEN: Satellite signal distribution. ECHOSTAR TECHNOLOGIES, Hemenway S Craig, December 23, 2010: WO/2010/147806 (119 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a system and method for receiving satellite television signals. A centralized system component may be provided in association with the satellite antenna. The centralized system component includes at least one or more tuners and one or more demodulators. The centralized component may pro ...

WHITE JOHN R: Patient specific alignment guide. BIOMET MANUFACTURING, Warner Richard W, December 23, 2010: WO/2010/148103 (117 worldwide citation)

An orthopedic apparatus includes an alignment guide attachable to one of a femoral joint surface of a femur of a patient. The alignment guide has a patient-specific three-dimensional engagement surface, and at least one guiding portion defining a guiding passage. The engagement surface anatomically ...

KORHONEN JANI: Urea substituted sulphonamide derivatives. BIOTIE THERAPIES, Kolster Oy, December 23, 2010: WO/2010/146236 (61 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to sulphonamide derivatives, whith a urea moiety. The invention also relates to the use of the derivatives as inhibitors of collagen receptor integrins, especially α2β1 integrin inhibitors e.g. in connection with diseases and medical conditions that involve the action o ...

OR YAT SUN: Hepatitis c virus inhibitors. ENANTA PHARMACEUTICALS, Hoda Mahreen Chaudhry, December 23, 2010: WO/2010/148006 (57 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 ...

FERREN BRAN: Camera applications in a handheld device. INTEL CORPORATION, Vincent Lester J, December 23, 2010: WO/2010/147609 (52 worldwide citation)

A hand held device containing at least one camera can perform various functions. In some embodiments, digitized images taken with two or more camera lenses having different fixed focal lengths may be combined to emulate a high-resolution optical zoom, and may also permit the device to perform 3D app ...

DIMARCHI RICHARD D: Gip receptor-active glucagon compounds. INDIANA UNIVERSITY RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, Addison Bradford G, December 23, 2010: WO/2010/148089 (48 worldwide citation)

Glucagon peptides with increased GIP activity are provided, optionally with GLP-I and/or glucagon activity. In some embodiments, C-terminally extended glucagon peptides comprising an amino acid sequence substantially similar to native glucagon are provided herein.

GREENHALGH E SKOTT: Expandable support device and method of use. STOUT MEDICAL GROUP, Levine David A, December 23, 2010: WO/2010/148112 (48 worldwide citation)

An expandable support device for tissue repair is disclosed. The device can be used to repair hard or soft tissue, such as bone or vertebral discs. A method of repairing tissue is also disclosed. The device and method can be used to treat compression fractures. The compression fractures can be in th ...