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Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Belgacem Haba, Brian Marcucci: Microelectronic assembly with impedance controlled wirebond and conductive reference element. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, September 18, 2012: US08269357

A microelectronic assembly can include a microelectronic device having device contacts exposed at a surface thereof and an interconnection element having element contacts and having a face adjacent to the microelectronic device. Conductive elements, e.g., wirebonds connect the device contacts with t ...


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Sumit Agarwal
Sumit Agarwal, Dipchand Nishar, Andrew E Rubin: Providing digital content based on expected user behavior. Google, Fish & Richardson P C, September 18, 2012: US08271413 (5 worldwide citation)

In a computing system, information regarding a plurality of events that use a computing device is obtained, and a time-dependent increase in activity for each of at least some of the events is identified. An observed interest by a user in an event is correlated with an identified increase in activit ...


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Chad P Boudreaux: Dampening device for endoscopic surgical stapler. September 18, 2012: US08267300 (269 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument including a shaft and an end effector. The end effector may comprise a first jaw and a second jaw. The first jaw may be movable relative to the second jaw between an open configuration and a closed configuration. The surgical instrument may comprise a closure assembly which may ...


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Kenneth H Whitfield, Gregory Sorrentino: Endoscopic surgical clip applier. Tyco Healthcare Group, September 18, 2012: US08267946 (201 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for application of surgical clips to body tissue includes an actuator at least partially disposed within a body and longitudinally movable in response to actuation of a handle portion. The apparatus includes a jaw closure member positioned adjacent the first and second jaw portions to m ...


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Kevin W Smith: Force switch. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Mayback & Hoffman P A, Gregory L Mayback, Rebecca A Tie, September 18, 2012: US08269121 (172 worldwide citation)

A mechanical force switch to be disposed along a longitudinal device axis of a medical device includes an electrically conductive switching piston to form a first electrical contact of the switch, a hollow body, an end stop, a bias device, and an electrically conductive second contact of the switch ...


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Michael A Zemlok, David C Racenet, Adam J Ross: Powered surgical instrument. Tyco Healthcare Group, September 18, 2012: US08267924 (161 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument including a housing, an endoscopic portion, a shaft portion and an end effector is disclosed. The endoscopic portion extends distally from the housing and defines a longitudinal axis. The shaft portion is selectively connectable to a distal end of the endoscopic portion. The en ...


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James G Whayne, Sidney D Fleischman, Christopher W Sicvol: Dissecting cannula and methods of use thereof. nContact Surgical, Levine Bagade Han, September 18, 2012: US08267951 (156 worldwide citation)

Methods and devices described herein facilitate improved access of locations within the body by providing a variety of dissection modes on a single access device.