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Douglas Beaven, Jan Beaven legal representative, Janet Ahlgren, Kevin Kelley, Gorham Palmer, Stuart E Rudolph: System and method for supporting collaborative activity. VirtualAgility, Dickinson Wright PLLC, September 25, 2012: US08275836 (751 worldwide citation)

A system for supporting collaborative activity in a network includes a storage component storing data related to the network and a model of the network; a processor that accesses the stored data and the model to process the data according to the model, where the stored data relates to the collaborat ...


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Kengo Akimoto, Tatsuya Honda, Norihito Sone: Semiconductor device and manufacturing method thereof. Semiconductor Energy Laboratory, Husch Blackwell, September 25, 2012: US08274077 (345 worldwide citation)

An object is to provide a semiconductor device of which a manufacturing process is not complicated and by which cost can be suppressed, by forming a thin film transistor using an oxide semiconductor film typified by zinc oxide, and a manufacturing method thereof. For the semiconductor device, a gate ...


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Michael P Whitman, Donald Malinouskas, Peter Datcuk, David Nicholas: Surgical device having multiple drivers. Tyco Healthcare Group, September 25, 2012: US08272554 (287 worldwide citation)

A surgical device is provided, the surgical device including a first driver for performing a first movement function; a second driver for performing a second movement function; a first rotatable drive shaft configured, upon actuation, to cause selective engagement of one of the first and second driv ...


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Naho Itagaki, Tatsuya Iwasaki, Masatoshi Watanabe, Toru Den: Metal oxynitride semiconductor containing zinc. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, September 25, 2012: US08274078 (225 worldwide citation)

Provided is an oxynitride semiconductor comprising a metal oxynitride. The metal oxynitride contains Zn and In and at least one element selected from the group consisting of Ga, Sn, Mg, Si, Ge, Y, Ti, Mo, W, and Al. The metal oxynitride has an atomic composition ratio of N, N/(N+O), of 7 atomic perc ...


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Dominick L Mastri, Frank J Viola, Thomas W Alesi Jr, Robert J Geiste, Jon Wilson: Surgical stapler. Tyco Healthcare Group, September 25, 2012: US08272553 (217 worldwide citation)

A surgical device is described herein that can be used to fire different types and sizes of disposable loading units. In a preferred embodiment, the device applies parallel rows of surgical fasteners to body tissue and concomitantly forms an incision between the rows of staples during an endoscopic ...


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Anand Sampath, Bilal Muhsin: Systems and methods for storing, analyzing, and retrieving medical data. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, September 25, 2012: US08274360 (179 worldwide citation)

Physiological information can be stored in a dynamic round-robin database. Parameter descriptors may be used to identify parameter values in the records. The parameter values can be dynamically updated by changing the parameter descriptors. In addition, the size of files used in the database can be ...


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Vipul Dave, Robert Falotico, Jonathon Z Zhao: Extraction of solvents from drug containing polymer reservoirs. September 25, 2012: US08273404 (127 worldwide citation)

A process for reducing solvent contents in drug-containing polymeric compositions may be utilized to reduce the solvent content in implantable medical device wherein the compositions are in reservoirs. Specifically, the solvent contents in the drug-containing polymeric compositions are first reduced ...


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Mehdi M Jafari, Jeffrey K Aviano, Rhomere S Jimenez, Gail F Upham: Leak-compensated flow triggering and cycling in medical ventilators. Nellcor Puritan Bennett, Merchant & Gould P C, September 25, 2012: US08272379 (111 worldwide citation)

This disclosure describes systems and methods for compensating for inelastic and elastic leaks in a ventilation system. The disclosure describes a model-based enhancement to conventional flow triggering and cycling methodologies that improves the timing and patient work of flow-based triggering and ...


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Mehdi M Jafari, Jeffrey K Aviano, Rhomere S Jimenez, Gail F Upham: Leak-compensated pressure triggering in medical ventilators. Nellcor Puritan Bennett, Merchant & Gould PC, September 25, 2012: US08272380 (111 worldwide citation)

This disclosure describes systems and methods for compensating for inelastic and elastic leaks in a ventilation system. The disclosure describes a model-based enhancement to conventional pressure triggering methodology that optimizes the timing and patient work of pressure triggering performance. Th ...


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Hiroki Shimano, Kazutami Arimoto: Semiconductor signal processing device. Renesas Electronics Corporation, McDermott Will & Emery, September 25, 2012: US08274841 (104 worldwide citation)

A unit operator cell includes a plurality of SOI (Silicon on Insulator) transistors, write data is stored in a body region of at least two SOI transistors, and the storage SOI transistors are connected in series with each other to a read port or each of the storage SOI transistors is singly connecte ...