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Craig Allen
Perry Robert Gibson, Brian John Schaltenbrand, Mark Anthony Janusek, Craig Allen Rodgers, James Michael Smeltzer: Shield apparatus for circuit breaker. Eaton Corporation, John A Kastelic, Martin J Moran, May 22, 2012: US08183490 (2 worldwide citation)

An improved circuit breaker having an improved shield apparatus provides protection to components that are internal to the circuit breaker during an arc event. A contact arm carrier assembly of the circuit breaker comprises a number of springs that bias a number of movable contacts that are disposed ...


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Sagy Pundak Mintz
Michael J Burns, Sagy P Mintz, Eric M Herz, Alexander D Dietz: System and method for smart hedging in an electronic trading environment. Trading Technologies International, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, May 22, 2012: US08185468 (1 worldwide citation)

A system and associated methods are provided for smart hedging in an electronic trading environment. According to one example method, a first order for a first tradeable object and a second order for a second tradeable object are placed based on a spread strategy. Upon receiving an indication that a ...


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Steven Jobs
Scott Forstall, Gregory Christie, Steven P Jobs, Imran Chaudhri, Patrick L Coffman, Nitin Ganatra: User programmable switch. Apple, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, May 22, 2012: US08185149 (23 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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Charles Sperry
Charles R Sperry, Suzanne M Scott, Dennis F McNamara Jr, Vincent A Piucci Jr, Michael J Schamel: Method and apparatus for making foam-in-place cushions with selective distribution of foam. Sealed Air Corporation, Alston & Bird, May 22, 2012: US08182254 (1 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for making a foam-in-place cushion in which a foam-forming composition is dispensed between two plastic film portions in a predetermined fashion to selectively control the distribution of the foam in the cushion. A foam dispenser can be moved in a transverse direction as foam ...


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Keith L Milliman: Tissue tensioner assembly and approximation mechanism for surgical stapling device. Tyco Healthcare Group, May 22, 2012: US08181840 (174 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling device having an approximation mechanism for treating hollow tissue organs is provided. The stapling device includes a handle, a body portion extending distally from the handle, a distal head portion at a distal end of the body portion, and an approximation mechanism. The head po ...


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Mohamed K Diab, Walter M Weber, Ammar Al Ali: Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system. MASIMO Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, May 22, 2012: US08185180 (167 worldwide citation)

A method and an apparatus measure blood oxygenation in a subject. A light source is activated to cause a first emission at a first wavelength and a second emission at a second wavelength. A detector detects a composite signal indicative of an attenuation of the first and second wavelengths by tissue ...


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Massi E Kiani: Drug administration controller. MASIMO Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, May 22, 2012: US08182443 (166 worldwide citation)

A drug administration controller has a sensor that generates a sensor signal to a physiological measurement device, which measures a physiological parameter in response. A control output responsive to the physiological parameter or a metric derived from the physiological parameter causes a drug admi ...


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Peter R Anderson, Marwan Ansari, Jeremy Hornik, Joel R Jaffe, Craig J Sylla: Wagering game machine with three-dimensional wagering game effects. WMS Gaming, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, May 22, 2012: US08182339 (164 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods provide three-dimensional transformations on graphical images. The transformations may vary in accordance with various wagering game functions.


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Alfred Thomas: Wagering game with multiplier for progressive fund pool. WMS Gaming, Nixon Peabody, May 22, 2012: US08182338 (156 worldwide citation)

A method for playing wagering games at which players are eligible for a progressive game includes, responsive to receiving wager inputs from players, conducting wagering games in which players are eligible to win a progressive game. The method includes funding the progressive game by a portion of th ...


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Alla Goldner: Access network discovery and selection and internet protocol multimedia system service architecture. Marvell International, May 22, 2012: US08185152 (151 worldwide citation)

An access network discovery and selection (ANDSF) module includes a first transceiver that receives an service continuity signal from a service centralization and continuity application server (SCC AS). A first control module generates a preference and policy information signal based on the service ...



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