Private Ugochukwu Njoku
John R Flanagan, Daniel F Casper, Catherine C Huang, Matthew J Kalos, Ugochukwu C Njoku, Dale F Riedy, Gustav E Sittmann: Bi-directional data transfer within a single I/O operation. International Business Machines Corporation, Cantor Colburn, John Campbell, May 10, 2011: US07941570 (49 worldwide citation)

An article of manufacture, apparatus, and a method for facilitating input/output (I/O) processing for an I/O operation at a host computer system configured for communication with a control unit. The method includes the host computer system obtaining a transport command word (TCW) for an I/O operatio ...

Deodatta Shenai-Khatkhate Bob Ware
Francis Joseph Lipiecki, Stephen G Maroldo, Deodatta Vinayak Shenai Khatkhate, Robert A Ware: Method of preparing organometallic compounds. Rohm and Haas Company, Tifani Cottingham, May 10, 2011: US07939684 (1 worldwide citation)

A method of preparing an ultra-pure metal amidinate compound comprising using a microchannel device for synthesis in reacting a metal halide solution with a lithium amidinate solution to produce an ultra-pure alkylmetal compound for processes such as chemical vapor deposition.

Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Belgacem Haba, David Gibson: Microelectronic packages and methods therefor. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, May 10, 2011: US07939934 (38 worldwide citation)

An assembly for testing microelectronic devices includes a microelectronic element having faces and contacts, a flexible substrate spaced from and overlying a first face of the microelectronic element, and a plurality of conductive posts extending from the flexible substrate and projecting away from ...

Craig Allen
Craig Allen Price: Bird decoy. VanOphem & VanOphem PC, May 10, 2011: US07937881 (6 worldwide citation)

A decoy, typically used for hunting fowl, having a hollow body including a head, a tail and a pair of feet. The decoy includes a pair of wings mounted to the body of the decoy for multi-axis movement. A drive mechanism typically including an electric motor and a power source is positioned within the ...

Craig Allen
Craig Allen Diederichs: High pressure magnetic flowmeter with stress resistant electrode assembly. Rosemount, Kinney & Lange P A, May 10, 2011: US07938020 (2 worldwide citation)

An electrode assembly comprises a housing, an electrode, a retainer and a potting material. The housing has a first end and a second end, with the electrode extending from the first end of the housing to a process flow. The retainer is positioned about the electrode, inside the housing. The potting ...

Matthias Bauer
Matthias Bauer, Pierre Tomasini: Inhibitors for selective deposition of silicon containing films. ASM America, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, May 10, 2011: US07939447 (46 worldwide citation)

A method for depositing a single crystalline silicon film comprises: providing a substrate disposed within a chamber; introducing to the chamber under chemical vapor deposition conditions a silicon precursor, a chlorine-containing etchant and an inhibitor source for decelerating reactions between th ...

Rick Lake
Joshua W Kite, Ellen W Brown, Patricia Rankins Askew, Rick Quinn, Mark K Zickefoose, James P Womack, Greg Cowart, William L Pfister, Ted J Carlson, Gary P Ray, Joseph V Lillie, Lawrence C Bratton, Carolyn F Champion, John Kenneth Breard, Robert E Dabney, Lynn Bainbridge Horton, Greg Lake, Watson Dorn Jr, Elias Rodriguez, Russell T Smith: System and method for tracking telephone network capacity and equipment. BellSouth Intellectual Property, Withers & Keys, May 10, 2011: US07941520 (1 worldwide citation)

A system and method of managing telephone network facilities. A telephone network facilities database, such as LEIS, is accessed and selected information, including wire center location, equipment and slot information stored therein, is extracted and re-stored in a relational database. Additional fi ...


Michael J Bettuchi: Support structures and methods of using the same. Tyco Healthcare Group, May 10, 2011: US07938307 (373 worldwide citation)

According to an aspect of the present disclosure, an apparatus for forming an anastomosis between adjacent intestinal sections of tissue is provided. The apparatus includes an anastomosis device having an anvil and a tubular body portion, wherein the anvil is selectively attachable to the tubular bo ...

Cindy L Arnevik, Ronald J Brinker, Greg Elmore, James C Graham, Robert D Sammons, Michelle Starke, Richard D Voth: Cropping systems for managing weeds. Monsanto Technology, SNR Denton US, Pamela J Sisson Esq, May 10, 2011: US07939721 (322 worldwide citation)

The invention provides cropping systems for managing weeds in crop environments. The cropping systems comprise, in one embodiment, transgenic plants that display tolerance to an auxin-like herbicide such as dicamba. Method for minimizing the development of herbicide resistant weeds are also provided ...