Tarran Jones
Mary M Bendig, Olivier J Leger, Jose Saldanha, Tarran S Jones, Ted A Yednock: Methods of inhibiting alpha-4-dependent interactions with VCAM-1 with anti-VLA-4 antibodies. Elan Pharmaceuticals, Crowell & Moring, August 21, 2012: US08246958 (31 worldwide citation)

The invention provides methods of treatment using humanized immunoglobulins that specifically bind to alpha-4 integrin. The methods are useful for treatment of asthma, atherosclerosis, AIDS dementia, diabetes, inflammatory bowel disease, rheumatoid arthritis, transplant rejection, graft versus host ...

Craig Allen
Matthew Joseph Szabo, Matthew Laurence Dock, Craig Allen Aker: Modulated pressure wave vapor generator. FLIR Systems, McAfee & Taft, August 21, 2012: US08245585

The current invention provides a modulated pressure wave vapor generator suitable for use outside of the laboratory. The vapor generator of the current invention produces a controlled analyte vapor sample without using bulk movement of gas. Additionally, the current invention compensates for changes ...


yuan xing Lee
Shaohua Yang, Yuan Xing Lee, Changyou Xu, Richard Rauschmayer, Harley Burger, Kapil Gaba: Systems and methods for codec usage control during storage pre-read. LSI Corporation, Hamilton DeSanctis & Cha, August 21, 2012: US08250434 (15 worldwide citation)

Various embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for data processing. For example, a data processing circuit is disclosed that includes an increased iteration enable signal, a first detector circuit, a second detector circuit, and a data decoding circuit. The first detector c ...

Prabhu Mohapatra
Laxminarayan Bhat, Prabhu Prasad Mohapatra: Compositions, synthesis, and methods of using indanone based cholinesterase inhibitors. Reviva Pharmaceuticals, Perkins Coie, Viola T Kung, August 21, 2012: US08247563 (1 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides novel indanone derivatives which can be advantageously used for treating and/or preventing of a medical condition for which inhibition of a cholinesterase is desired.

Marek Brejl
Samuel W Peterson, Thomas J Gleeson, Marek Brejl, Marguerite Kirkby: Systems and methods for virtual identification of polyps. Vital Images, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, August 21, 2012: US08249687 (1 worldwide citation)

A method of operating on volumetric imaging data representing organ anatomy includes determining whether a polyp location within a specified range from a viewing point is visible, or hidden by an anatomical feature, and marking the polyp as visible or hidden with a viewable indicator.


Prabhu Mohapatra
Laxminarayan Bhat, Prabhu P Mohapatra, Seema Rani Bhat: Compositions, synthesis, and methods of using quinolinone based atypical antipsychotic agents. Reviva Pharmaceuticals, Perkins Coie, Viola T Kung, August 21, 2012: US08247420

The present invention provides novel quinolinone derivatives which can be advantageously used for treating schizophrenia and related psychoses such as acute manic, bipolar disorder, autistic disorder, and depression.

Megan L Stopek: Methods of using shape memory alloys for buttress attachment. Tyco Healthcare Group, August 21, 2012: US08245901 (288 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling device includes a tissue contacting surface and a buttress attachment feature. The buttress attachment feature permits selectively securing a surgical buttress to the tissue contacting surface, which may be disposed on a cartridge assembly or an anvil plate of the surgical stapli ...

Kevin W Smith, Matthew A Palmer, Korey R Kline, Derek Dee Deville: Surgical stapling and cutting device. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Mayback & Hoffman P A, Gregory L Mayback, Rebecca A Tie, August 21, 2012: US08245898 (215 worldwide citation)

A medical device includes a control handle, an end effector, and a passive articulating joint connecting the end effector to the handle. The handle has a stapling actuator, an articulation joint actuator different from the stapling actuator, and a body through which the stapling and articulation joi ...

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