Javier Garcia Bengochea, Erik J Wagner, David J Krueger: Instruments and methods for inserting a spinal implant. Zimmer Spine, Sprinkle IP Law Group, September 27, 2011: US08025684 (37 worldwide citation)

Instruments of an instrumentation set may be used to prepare a disc space and to insert an implant into the prepared disc space. The instruments may include fixed tip distractors and/or modular tip distractors. The instruments may include a chisel. The chisel may allow simultaneous removal of a desi ...

James Jannard: Wearable high resolution audio visual interface. Oakley, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, September 27, 2011: US08025398 (36 worldwide citation)

An adjustable visual optical element is provided, which may be supported, for example, by an eyeglass. The optical element is preferably adjustable in each of the X, Y, and Z axes to allow the wearer to optimize projection of the optical element. A view axis of the display is preferably also angular ...

Joel L Dawson, David J Perreault, SungWon Chung, Philip Godoy, Everest Huang: Asymmetric multilevel outphasing architecture for RF amplifiers. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Daly Crowley Mofford & Durkee, September 27, 2011: US08026763 (36 worldwide citation)

A radio frequency (RF) circuit includes a power supply configured to generate a plurality of voltages, a plurality of power amplifiers, each having an RF output port and a power supply input port, a switch network having a plurality of input ports coupled to the power supply and a plurality of switc ...

Christophe Guy Lecomte, Hjordis Thorhallsdottir, Heidrun Gigja Ragnarsdottir, Arinbjorn Viggo Clausen: Foot prosthesis with resilient multi-axial ankle. Ă–ssur hf, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, September 27, 2011: US08025699 (36 worldwide citation)

The present foot prosthesis includes various structural features that provide the foot with advantageous rollover properties. In certain embodiments, the foot guides rollover toward the medial side. For example, an asymmetrical upper element and a correspondingly shaped resilient ankle member suppor ...

Kelly B Powers, Guy T Rome, John G Evans, Dwight Hibdon, David M Cise: Methods of power injecting a fluid through an access port. C R Bard, Rutan & Tucker, September 27, 2011: US08025639 (36 worldwide citation)

Methods of power injecting a fluid through an access port are described. One method includes implanting in a patient an access port suitable for passing fluid therethrough at a rate of at least about 1 milliliter per second, the access port including a body defining a cavity, a septum, and an outlet ...

Malcolm J Northcott, J Elon Graves: Combined iris imager and wavefront sensor. AOptix Technologies, Fenwick & West, September 27, 2011: US08025399 (36 worldwide citation)

An iris imaging system used for biometric identification provides a combined iris imager and wavefront sensor. The detector array allows for independent readout of different regions, such that a wavefront sensor region can be read out fast while allowing signal to integrate on the iris imaging regio ...

Tomas S Yang, Qinqing Zhang: Header compression in a wireless communication network. Alcatel Lucent, Harness Dickey & Pierce, September 27, 2011: US08027328 (36 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, a relationship is determined between radio link protocol (RLP) sequence numbers in received RLP packets and real-time protocol (RTP) sequence numbers in RTP packets decompressed from the received RLP packets. An RTP sequence number associated with a compressed RTP packet is determ ...

Scott M Zoldi, Steven Wu, Fei Chen: Self-calibrating fraud detection. Fair Isaac Corporation, Fish & Richardson P C, September 27, 2011: US08027439 (36 worldwide citation)

A method for dynamically updating a model is described. The method includes accessing a model that specifies expected characteristics for a transaction. The model includes variables associated with fraud. The method also includes receiving at least one value for each of the variables while monitorin ...

E John Sebes, Rishi Bhargava, Dilip Naik: Piracy prevention using unique module translation. McAfee, Patent Capital Group, September 27, 2011: US08028340 (35 worldwide citation)

A method for providing solidified software in a computing environment includes creating a new reference for a function in a function table; copying an address of the function and associating the address with the new reference; replacing the address associated with an old reference of the function wi ...

David Grabelsky, Michael Homeier, Anoop Tripathi, Boby Joseph: IP-based enhanced emergency services using intelligent client devices. Hewlett Packard Company, September 27, 2011: US08027333 (35 worldwide citation)

Providing enhanced emergency services (E-911) to an IP Telephony-based PBX or similar system, by utilizing aspects of the intelligence of end-user SIP client devices to address challenges and difficulties associated with E-911-like services in LAN-based telephony environments.