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Belgacem Haba, Masud Beroz, Teck Gyu Kang, Yoichi Kubota, Sridhar Krishnan, John B Riley III, Ilyas Mohammed: Microelectronic packages and methods therefor. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, August 16, 2011: US07999397 (2 worldwide citation)

A microelectronic package includes a microelectronic element having faces and contacts, the microelectronic element having an outer perimeter, and a substrate overlying and spaced from a first face of the microelectronic element, whereby an outer region of the substrate extends beyond the outer peri ...


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Katherina Babich
Katherina Babich, Todd C Bailey, Richard A Conti, Ryan P Deschner: Mask forming and implanting methods using implant stopping layer. International Business Machines Corporation, Wenji Li, Hoffman Warnick, August 16, 2011: US07998871

Methods of forming a mask for implanting a substrate and implanting using an implant stopping layer with a photoresist provide lower aspect ratio masks that cause minimal damage to trench isolations in the substrate during removal of the mask. In one embodiment, a method of forming a mask includes: ...


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Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Belgacem Haba: Microelectronic assemblies having compliancy. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, August 16, 2011: US07999379

A microelectronic assembly includes a microelectronic element, such as a semiconductor wafer or semiconductor chip, having a first surface and contacts accessible at the first surface, and a compliant layer overlying the first surface of the microelectronic element, the compliant layer having openin ...


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Steven Jobs
Scott Forstall, Gregory Christie, Steven P Jobs, Imran Chaudhri, Patrick L Coffman, Nitin Ganatra: User programmable switch for portable data processing devices. Apple, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, August 16, 2011: US08000736 (28 worldwide citation)

The various methods and devices described herein relate to devices which, in at least certain embodiments, may include at least one mechanical switch for user to select a user profile interface setting and at least one processor for causing the device to respond to the mechanical switch. The mechani ...


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Mark P Bendyk, Daniel F Casper, John R Flanagan, Roger G Hathorn, Catherine C Huang, Matthew J Kalos, Louis W Ricci, Gustav E Sittmann, Harry M Yudenfriend: Providing extended measurement data in an I/O processing system. International Business Machines Corporation, Cantor Colburn, John Campbell, August 16, 2011: US08001298

An article of manufacture, an apparatus, and a method for providing extended measurement word data from a control unit to a channel subsystem of an I/O processing system are disclosed. The article of manufacture includes at least one computer usable medium having computer readable program code logic ...


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Lee Ann Olson, Ralph Stearns: Staple drive assembly. Tyco Healthcare Group, August 16, 2011: US07997469 (257 worldwide citation)

A staple drive assembly includes an actuation sled and at least one staple pusher. The staple drive assembly is adapted to fit within a staple cartridge having a plurality of staples and a corresponding number of retention slots. The at least one staple pusher includes at least one pusher plate for ...


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William L Wiley, Michael K Bugenhagen, Robert J Morrill: System and method for call routing based on transmission performance of a packet network. Embarq Holdings Company, SNR Denton US, August 16, 2011: US08000318 (197 worldwide citation)

A system and method that establishes a phone call over a packet network. The process may include receiving a call request from an originating call device on a packet network to call a terminating call device. A first transmission path may be determined between the originating and terminating call de ...


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Ammar Al Ali: Resposable pulse oximetry sensor. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, August 16, 2011: US08000761 (165 worldwide citation)

A pulse oximeter sensor has both a reusable and a disposable portion. The reusable portion of the sensor preserves the relatively long-lived and costly emitter, detector and connector components. The disposable portion of the sensor is the relatively inexpensive adhesive tape component that is used ...



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