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James Kraemer Ph.D.
Robert L Angell, James R Kraemer: Detection of toxic waste using RFIDs. International Business Machines Corporation, Dillon & Yudell, June 21, 2011: US07965172 (3 worldwide citation)

Toxic waste is laced with Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags. Subsequently, wherever the RFID tags are detected in an area, a conclusion is drawn that there is a presence, either past or present, of the toxic waste in the area.


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Michael P Whitman, Donald Malinouskas, Peter Datcuk, David Nicholas: Surgical device having multiple drivers. Tyco Healthcare Group, June 21, 2011: US07963433 (271 worldwide citation)

A surgical device is provided, the surgical device including a first driver for performing a first movement function; a second driver for performing a second movement function; a first rotatable drive shaft configured, upon actuation, to cause selective engagement of one of the first and second driv ...


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David E Francischelli, Roderick E Briscoe, Paul T Rothstein, David Jin Sung Kim, James R Keogh, Tom P Daigle, Adam A Podbeliski, Stephen J Roddy, Steve Christian, Brian Ross, James Skarda, Scott E Jahns, Alison Lutterman: Electrosurgical hemostat. Medtronic, June 21, 2011: US07963963 (249 worldwide citation)

A hemostat-type device for ablative treatment of tissue, particularly for treatment of atrial fibrillation, is constructed with features that provide easy and effective treatment. The device may include a swiveling head assembly that allows the jaws to be adjusted in pitch and/or roll. The device ma ...


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Bryan D Knodel, Bernard A Hausen, Luke W Clauson: Driverless surgical stapler. Cardica, Brian A Schar, June 21, 2011: US07963432 (237 worldwide citation)

An exemplary driverless surgical stapler may include a staple holder; staples positioned within that staple holder; and at least one wedge, where each wedge is slidable to directly contact at least one staple, where that contact causes deployment of each contacted staple. An exemplary surgical metho ...


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Pun Jae Choi, Jin Hyun Lee, Ki Yeol Park, Myong Soo Cho: Semiconductor light emitting device, method of manufacturing the same, and semiconductor light emitting device package using the same. Samsung LED, McDermott Will & Emery, June 21, 2011: US07964881 (233 worldwide citation)

There is provided a semiconductor light emitting device, a method of manufacturing the same, and a semiconductor light emitting device package using the same. A semiconductor light emitting device having a first conductivity type semiconductor layer, an active layer, a second conductivity type semic ...


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Robert L Bingle, Joseph Camilleri, Peter J Whitehead, Kenneth Schofield: Imaging system for vehicle. Donnelly Corporation, Van Dyke Gardner Linn & Burkhart, June 21, 2011: US07965336 (158 worldwide citation)

An imaging system for a vehicle includes a camera module positionable at the vehicle and a control. The camera module includes a plastic housing that houses an image sensor, which is operable to capture images of a scene occurring exteriorly of the vehicle. The control is operable to process images ...


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Albert N Santilli, Amit Patel: Surgical clamp assembly with electrodes. Wayne D Porter Jr, June 21, 2011: US07963964 (157 worldwide citation)

A surgical clamp assembly includes a clamp having movable jaws, each of which has a clamping surface for engaging a portion of a patient's body. An electrode forms a portion of the clamping surface of at least one of the jaws, the electrode being capable of heating, severing, or cauterizing the port ...


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Tim Swan, David McKinney: Method and system for conveying medical information to a medical service person. Sprint Spectrum, June 21, 2011: US07965983 (133 worldwide citation)

A method and system for securely conveying patient medical information to a medical service person is described. The conveyance may be conditional upon authentication of a unique code associated with a patient apparatus and a unique code associated with a medical service person apparatus. The patien ...


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Robert Whelan, Lamar Van Wagenen, Roy Morris: System and method for detecting unauthorized wireless access points. Wavelink Corporation, Joshua King, Graybeal Jackson, June 21, 2011: US07965842 (131 worldwide citation)

Unauthorized wireless access points are detected by configuring authorized access points and mobile units to listen to all wireless traffic in its cell and report all detected wireless devices to a monitor. The monitor checks the reported devices against a list of authorized network devices. If the ...


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Roger Ryan Dees Jr: Distal femoral trial with removable cutting guide. Smith & Nephew, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, June 21, 2011: US07963968 (124 worldwide citation)

Various embodiment of the present invention provide a distal femoral trial that allows a surgeon to cut the central box geometry of a distal femur using an implant-shaped trial. The trial includes a cutting guide that is removable from the trial and adjustable with respect to the trial. The guide is ...