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Yanning Song Yanning Song
Phillip E Partin, Sherman H Zeng, Per Onnerud, Yanning Song, Richard V Chamberlain II: Integrated current-interrupt device for lithium-ion cells. Boston Power, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, December 6, 2011: US08071233 (5 worldwide citation)

A battery comprises a first terminal in electrical communication with a first electrode of the battery, a second terminal in electrical communication with a second electrode of the battery, a battery can electrically insulated from the first terminal, and at least one current interrupt device in ele ...


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Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Belgacem Haba, Craig S Mitchell, Apolinar Alvarez Jr: Substrate for a microelectronic package and method of fabricating thereof. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, December 6, 2011: US08071424 (4 worldwide citation)

Substrates having molded dielectric layers and methods of fabricating such substrates are disclosed. The substrates may advantageously be used in microelectronic assemblies having high routing density.


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William H. Gates III
Roderick A Hyde, Edward K Y Jung, Nathan P Myhrvold, Clarence T Tegreene, William H Gates III, Charles Whitmer, Lowell L Wood Jr: Methods of manufacturing temperature-stabilized storage containers. Tokitae, December 6, 2011: US08069680 (1 worldwide citation)

Methods disclosed herein include methods of manufacturing integrally thermally-sealed storage containers. Methods include creating at least one indentation in at least one layer of first thermal barrier sheet, wherein the at least one layer of first thermal barrier sheet includes at least one first ...


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Richard Marks: System and method for providing a real-time three-dimensional interactive environment. Sony Computer Entertainment, Martine Penilla Group, December 6, 2011: US08072470 (301 worldwide citation)

An invention is provided for affording a real-time three-dimensional interactive environment using a three-dimensional camera. The invention includes obtaining two-dimensional data values for a plurality of pixels representing a physical scene, and obtaining a depth value for each pixel of the plura ...


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Sid J A Hubbard, Robin Steven: Selecting key phrases for serving contextually relevant content. WordNetworks, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, December 6, 2011: US08073850 (267 worldwide citation)

A process is described for assessing the suitability of particular keyword phrases for use in serving contextually relevant content for display on particular web pages. In one embodiment, the process involves determining frequencies of occurrence of particular keyword phrases within a peer group of ...


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Jonathan Kagan, Mitchell Dann, Lee Guterman, Joshua Butters, Paul Swain, T Wade Fallin, Thomas Baldwin: Devices and methods for attaching an endolumenal gastrointestinal implant. ValenTx, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, December 6, 2011: US08070743 (177 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides devices and methods for attachment of an endoluminal gastrointestinal device, such as an artificial stoma device, a gastrointestinal bypass sleeve device or an attachment cuff, within a patient's digestive tract for treatment of obesity.


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Larry Baldwin, Tom Freeman, Michael Tjalve, Blane Ebersold, Chris Weider: System and method for a cooperative conversational voice user interface. VoiceBox Technologies, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, December 6, 2011: US08073681 (157 worldwide citation)

A cooperative conversational voice user interface is provided. The cooperative conversational voice user interface may build upon short-term and long-term shared knowledge to generate one or more explicit and/or implicit hypotheses about an intent of a user utterance. The hypotheses may be ranked ba ...


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Yizhong Wang, Hong Zhang, Hai Sun, Hongping Yuan, Winnie Yu: Method and system for providing a magnetic writer using a BARC. Western Digital, December 6, 2011: US08072705 (130 worldwide citation)

A method and system for providing a magnetic writer are described. The method and system include providing a bottom antireflective coating (BARC) on a portion of the magnetic writer. The BARC has a low reflectivity. The method and system also include providing a barrier layer on at least a portion o ...


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Lundy Lewis: Service level management. Computer Associates Think, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, December 6, 2011: US08073721 (129 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for service level management, wherein business processes are composed of services. A state of the service is defined by one or more service parameters, and the service parameters depend upon performance of network components that support the service, e.g., component parameters. ...


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Robert Metzger, Keith R Berend, Michael E Berend, Adolph V Lombardi Jr, Lance D Perry, Ryan J Schoenefeld, Radu Serban, Thomas Donaldson: Patient specific alignment guide and inter-operative adjustment. Biomet Manufacturing, Harness Dickey, December 6, 2011: US08070752 (121 worldwide citation)

A method of preparing a joint for a prosthesis in a patient. The method includes obtaining scan data associated with the joint of the patient, preparing a three-dimensional image of the joint based on the scan data, preparing a pre-operative surgical plan based on the scan data, and preparing an ima ...



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