Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Belgacem Haba, Ellis Chau, Wael Zohni, Richard Dewitt Crisp: Metal can impedance control structure. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, July 17, 2012: US08222725 (5 worldwide citation)

A microelectronic assembly includes an interconnection element, element contacts, first and second metal layers, conductive elements, and first and second microelectronic devices. The first metal layer may extend beyond at least one of the edges of the first microelectronic device. The conductive el ...

Tarran Jones
Roger A Sabbadini, William A Garland, Genevieve Hansen, Steven Tarran Jones, David Gareth Williams: Humanized antibodies and compositions for binding sphingosine-1-phosphate. Lpath, Acuity Law Group P C, Daniel M Chambers, July 17, 2012: US08222373

The present invention relates to anti-S1P agents, particularly humanized monoclonal antibodies (and antigen binding fragments thereof) specifically reactive with S1P, compositions containing such antibodies (or fragments), and the use of such antibodies (or fragments), for example, to treat diseases ...


Charles Sperry
Charles W Hull, Jouni Partanen, Charles R Sperry, Suzanne M Scott, Dennis F McNamara Jr: Imager and method for consistent repeatable alignment in a solid imaging apparatus. 3D Systems, William Simons, Keith A Roberson, July 17, 2012: US08221671 (21 worldwide citation)

A solid imaging apparatus is provided that includes a replaceable cartridge containing a source of build material and an extendable and retractable flexible transport film for transporting the build material layer-by-layer from the cartridge to the surface of a build in an image plane. An operator u ...

Maged Beshai
Maged E Beshai: High-capacity data switch employing contention-free switch modules. July 17, 2012: US08223759 (4 worldwide citation)

A scalable router-switch that grows from a capacity of a few gigabits per second to hundreds of terabits per second is disclosed. In one embodiment, the router-switch comprises a plurality of switch units arranged in a plurality of combinations. Within each combination, each switch unit cyclically c ...

Moody Hadi
Muhammed Hadi, Amy Stephen, Ketan Patel, Dmitriy Glinberg: Scanning based spreads using a hedge ratio non-linear optimization model. Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Lempia Summerfield Katz, July 17, 2012: US08224730 (1 worldwide citation)

The disclosed embodiments utilize hedge ratios to determine the optimal hedge ratio and associated scanning spread. This tells traders what ratios of the quantities of products they should have in their portfolio in order to maintain the status of the portfolios as delta neutral, i.e. be delta hedge ...

yuan xing Lee
Jingfeng Liu, Shaohua Yang, Hongwei Song, Yuan Xing Lee: Methods and apparatus for selective data retention decoding in a hard disk drive. LSI Corporation, Ryan Mason & Lewis, July 17, 2012: US08225183

Methods and apparatus are provided for improved physical re-read operations in a hard disk drive. The disclosed methods and apparatus selectively retain data in a hard disk drive. A signal is read in an iterative read channel by assigning a reliability metric to each of a plurality of segments in a ...

Ryan J Laurent, Brett E Swensgard, Bret W Smith: Motor-driven surgical cutting instrument with electric actuator directional control assembly. Ethicon Endo Surgery, July 17, 2012: US08220688 (305 worldwide citation)

A motor-driven surgical instrument having a control assembly for controlling a switch of the instrument. The surgical instrument may comprise a motor control circuit, a drive member, and a slider. The drive member comprises a first shoulder at a first position and a second shoulder at a second posit ...

Christopher J Hess, William B Weisenburgh II, Jerome R Morgan, Frederick E Shelton IV, Leslie M Fugikawa, Eugene L Timperman, Rudolph H Nobis: Connected surgical staples and stapling instruments for deploying the same. Ethicon Endo Surgery, July 17, 2012: US08220690 (257 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling system comprising a first staple, a second staple, and a bridge connecting the first staple and the second staple. In at least one embodiment, the first staple and the second staple are part of a strip of staples. For example, the first and second staples can be included in a str ...

Kevin Christopher Miller, Eric Jason Brandwine, Andrew J Doane: Using virtual networking devices and routing information to initiate external actions. Amazon Technologies, Seed IP Law Group PLLC, July 17, 2012: US08224971 (217 worldwide citation)

Techniques are described for providing managed virtual computer networks that have a configured logical network topology with virtual networking devices, such as by a network-accessible configurable network service, with corresponding networking functionality provided for communications between mult ...