John Leicester Williams
Mark A Heldreth, Daniel Auger, Joseph G Wyss, Danny W Rumple Jr, Christel M Wagner, Dimitri Sokolov, Jordan S Lee, John L Williams, Said T Gomaa, John M Armacost: Orthopaedic knee prosthesis having controlled condylar curvature. DePuy Products, Barnes & Thornburg, August 7, 2012: US08236061 (52 worldwide citation)

An orthopaedic knee prosthesis includes a femoral component having a condyle surface. The condyle surface is defined by one or more radii of curvatures, which are controlled to reduce or delay the onset of anterior translation of the femoral component relative to a tibial bearing.

Sagy Pundak Mintz
Sagy P Mintz, Robert West, Christos Kondilis: System and method for simulating an electronic trading environment. Trading Technologies International, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, August 7, 2012: US08239315

Market data is recorded from a real live exchange. The recording data can be played back in real time or delayed, in any manner, to simulate the recorded market. Moreover, one or more users can participate in the simulated market just as if they were participating in a real-live market. The system p ...

Brian Thomas
Brian Thomas, Kai Zhang: Multi-polymer hydrogels. Zimmer, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, August 7, 2012: US08236342 (1 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a multi-polymer hydrogel article having a first polymeric, water-swellable material and a second polymeric material, organized such that a first region substantially comprises the first polymeric, water-swellable material, a second region adjacent the first region comprises a ...

Moody Hadi
Suneel Iyer, Moody Hadi, Amy McCormick, Ketan Patel, Ankeet Dedhia: Clearing system that determines margin requirements for financial portfolios. Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Banner & Witcoff, August 7, 2012: US08239308

Methods, systems and apparatuses are described for calculating a performance bond amount for a portfolio including interest rate swaps. A risk calculation module (or risk processor) may assist in the calculation. In some examples, values, such as swap (DV01) dollar values and volatility values, and ...

Steve Hotelling, Brian Q Huppi, Joshua A Strickon, Duncan Robert Kerr, Bas Ording, Imran Chaudhri, Greg Christie, Jonathan P Ive: Mode-based graphical user interfaces for touch sensitive input devices. Apple, Morrison & Foerster, August 7, 2012: US08239784 (276 worldwide citation)

A user interface method is disclosed. The method includes detecting a touch and then determining a user interface mode when a touch is detected. The method further includes activating one or more GUI elements based on the user interface mode and in response to the detected touch.

Mark S Ortiz, Frederick E Shelton IV: Surgical fastener and cutter with mimicking end effector. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Nutter McClennen & Fish, August 7, 2012: US08236010 (254 worldwide citation)

Methods and devices are provided for controlling movement of a working end of a surgical device. In one embodiment, methods and devices are provided for moving an end effector on a distal end of a surgical fastening device. Movement can include rotational movement of the end effector about an axis o ...

Paramesh Gopi, Sameer Bidichandani, Aswath Mohan: Method and apparatus for providing quality of service (QoS) in a wireless local area network. Marvell International, August 7, 2012: US08238287 (151 worldwide citation)

Methods, apparatus, and computer programs for configuring one or more transmission parameters of a wireless client in a wireless local area network (WLAN) are provided. In one implementation, the methods include receiving capability information from a wireless client, generating a configuration tabl ...

Hideya Kumomi, Hideo Hosono, Toshio Kamiya, Kenji Nomura: Display. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, August 7, 2012: US08237166 (146 worldwide citation)

An active matrix display comprising a light control device and a field effect transistor for driving the light control device. The active layer of the field effect transistor comprises an amorphous.

Adrian Grah, George Papandreou, Lyle Strub: Network service operational status monitoring. Alcatel Lucent, Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, August 7, 2012: US08239520 (144 worldwide citation)

Network service operational status monitoring methods and apparatus are disclosed. Responsive to a service status request associated with a network service, an operational status of the network service is determined by an intermediary between a service status requester and the network service. The o ...

Hayes Solos Raffle, Adrian Wong, Ryan Geiss: Unlocking a screen using eye tracking information. Google, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, August 7, 2012: US08235529 (143 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for unlocking a screen using eye tracking information are described. A computing system may include a display screen. The computing system may be in a locked mode of operation after a period of inactivity by a user. Locked mode of operation may include a locked screen and reduced ...