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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 (282 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 (206 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 (178 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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Robert R Miller II, Harry R Worstell: Using surface wave propagation to communicate an information-bearing signal through a barrier. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Ronald D Slusky, September 18, 2012: US08269583 (168 worldwide citation)

The RF signal generated by a ZigBee radio on the outside of a building structure is conveyed to the interior of the building by guiding it along an electric cable bundle that passes through the building's wall to supply domestic electric power to the interior of the structure. The RF signal is launc ...


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Michael A Zemlok, David C Racenet, Adam J Ross: Powered surgical instrument. Tyco Healthcare Group, September 18, 2012: US08267924 (166 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 ...