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Jose Marcos Laraia, Jose G Taveira, Robert P Moehrke: Padé approximant based compensation for integrated sensor modules and the like. Semiconductor Components, Haynes and Boone, May 17, 2011: US07944214 (1 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems using Pade' Approximant expansion ratios provide mappings between nonlinear sensors and a more linear output domain. The method includes a method of converting an input digital signal having a nonlinear dependency on a physical variable into an output digital signal that exhibits ...


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William L D Agostino, Michael Bettuchi: Anastomosis composite gasket. Tyco Healthcare Group, May 17, 2011: US07942890 (257 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure provides structures and/or gaskets for deposition between adjacent intestinal sections in an anastomosis procedure. The structure possesses at least an inner ring of a first material, and a middle ring of a second material. The first material and the second material include a ...


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Mark Zuckerberg, Aaron Sittig, Scott Marlette: Tagging digital media. Facebook, Fenwick & West, May 17, 2011: US07945653 (226 worldwide citation)

A method for tagging digital media is described. The method includes selecting a digital media and selecting region within the digital media. The method may further include associating a person or entity with the selected region and sending a notification of the association the person or entity or a ...


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Sachin Shah: Knife lockout mechanisms for surgical instrument. Tyco Healthcare Group, May 17, 2011: US07942303 (187 worldwide citation)

A cartridge assembly for use with a surgical stapling instrument is disclosed. The cartridge assembly includes a channel, a cover, a staple cartridge and a knife. The channel includes a protrusion thereon. The cover is configured for mechanical engagement with the channel and includes a blocking mem ...


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Tatsuki Mori, Toshiyasu Kasuya, Kazuyuki Sakakibara: Battery charging systems. Makita Corporation, Oliff & Berridge, May 17, 2011: US07944175 (135 worldwide citation)

A system for charging a power tool battery includes a charging device capable of charging a battery, a memory device capable of storing data of a plurality of sound patterns, a selecting device capable of selecting a sound pattern data from the plurality of sound patterns, and a sound generating dev ...


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Jacqueline Klock, Beverly Ann Bowman, Deborah L Ballot, Selena G Womac, Rebecca Winter, Kenneth Dale Heil: Mobile communications billing architecture. AT&T Mobility II, May 17, 2011: US07945240 (123 worldwide citation)

A telecommunications payment system which includes a transaction component that facilitates the communication of at least billing and payment information to at least one of a plurality of mobile terminals. In operation the carrier will cause the transaction component to communicate an SMS message to ...


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Matthew Donald Baker, Steven Ira Geller, Douglas Owen Kesser, Daniel John Neal, Carol Ann Politi, Ben Julian Weintraub: System and methods for managing the utilization of a communications device. Kajeet, SilverSky Group, May 17, 2011: US07945238 (119 worldwide citation)

A system and method for the real-time management of a device, and more particularly to the allocation of electronic wallets that are associated with one or more devices and various controls that enable at least two entities to manage how the device is utilized for various activities and to pay for g ...


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Itzic Cohen, Ori Tirosh, Kobi Danon, Shmulik Hadas: Recovery while programming non-volatile memory (NVM). Spansion Isreal, Ettan Mehulal Law Group, May 17, 2011: US07945825 (113 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are methods and circuits for performing recovery associated with programming of non-volatile memory (NVM) array cells. According to embodiments, there are provided methods and circuits for programming NVM cells, including: (1) erasing NVM array cells; (2) loading an SRAM with user data; (3 ...


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Michael S Rothberg, William B Boyle, Chun Sei Tsai: Disk drive refreshing zones in segments to sustain target throughput of host commands. Western Digital Technologies, May 17, 2011: US07945727 (103 worldwide citation)

A disk drive is disclosed including a disk comprising a plurality of refresh zones, and a head actuated over the disk. The disk drive further comprises control circuitry for receiving access commands from a host. The control circuitry refreshes a refresh zone in a plurality of segments with an inter ...


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Richard Graham, John Roese: System and method for address block enhanced dynamic network policy management. Enterasys Networks, Holland & Knight, Brian J Colandreo Esq, J Mitchell Herbert Jr Esq, May 17, 2011: US07945945 (100 worldwide citation)

A method, computer readable medium, and system for acquiring address block information for an attached function that initiates network access on a distributed computing network. Additional policy information in acquired concerning the attached function. One or more access policies are set based, at ...



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