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Johannes Bartholomaus, Heinrich Kugelmann, Elisabeth Arkenau Marić: Abuse-proofed dosage form. Grunenthal, Norris McLaughlin & Marcus P A, November 13, 2012: US08309060 (82 worldwide citation)

An abuse-proofed, thermoformed dosage form containing, in addition to one or more active ingredients with abuse potential optionally together with physiologically acceptable auxiliary substances, at least one synthetic or natural polymer with a breaking strength of at least 500 N and to a process fo ...


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Stacy Friedman, Jon Muskin: Video games adapted for wagering. Muskin & Cusick, November 13, 2012: US08308544 (80 worldwide citation)

A method, apparatus, and computer readable storage to allow players to wager on video games. The method disclosed herein can allow players to win or lose money while partaking in any video game previously played for entertainment purposes. A player can purchase play time on a game, play the game and ...


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Shunpei Yamazaki, Masayuki Sakakura, Ryosuke Watanabe, Junichiro Sakata, Kengo Akimoto, Akiharu Miyanaga, Takuya Hirohashi, Hideyuki Kishida: Semiconductor device, display device, and electronic appliance. Semiconductor Energy Laboratory, Fish & Richardson P C, November 13, 2012: US08309961 (75 worldwide citation)

In a channel protected thin film transistor in which a channel formation region is formed using an oxide semiconductor, an oxide semiconductor layer which is dehydrated or dehydrogenated by a heat treatment is used as an active layer, a crystal region including nanocrystals is included in a superfic ...


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Shelten Gee Jao Yuen, James Park, Eric Nathan Friedman: Portable monitoring devices and methods of operating same. Fitbit, Neil A Steinberg, November 13, 2012: US08311769 (74 worldwide citation)

A portable monitoring device to calculate a number of stairs or flights of stairs traversed by the user, in one aspect, comprising a housing having a physical size and shape that is adapted to couple to the body of the user, a motion sensor, disposed in the housing, to sample motion of the user in r ...


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Xiao Ping Yang: Compact multi-element antenna with phase shift. Airgain, Clause Eight IPS, Michael Catania, November 13, 2012: US08310402 (74 worldwide citation)

A phased array antenna system includes a first radiation element that is made of a material and has a length selected to resonate at a desired frequency. A phase-shift element is coupled to one end of the first radiation element. A second radiation element is coupled to the end of the phase-shift el ...


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Cory Reche, Lee Nevill, Tim Martin: Error detection/correction based memory management. Micron Technology, Brooks Cameron & Huebsch PLLC, November 13, 2012: US08312349 (74 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure includes methods, devices, and systems for error detection/correction based memory management. One embodiment includes performing a read operation with respect to a particular group of memory cells of a memory device and, if the read operation results in an uncorrectable error ...


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Shelten Gee Jao Yuen, James Park, Eric Nathan Friedman: Portable monitoring devices and methods of operating same. Fitbit, Neil A Steinberg, November 13, 2012: US08311770 (73 worldwide citation)

An activity monitoring system, in one aspect, comprises a portable activity monitoring device comprising a housing having a physical size and shape that is adapted to couple to the user's body; a motion sensor, disposed in the housing, to detect motion of a user and to generate data representative t ...


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Geoffrey B Rhoads, William C Hein III, Kenneth L Levy: Methods for linking from objects to remote resources. Digimarc Corporation, November 13, 2012: US08312168 (72 worldwide citation)

Technology is disclosed for associating content objects (e.g., paper documents, audio and video files, etc.) with corresponding information and/or action. One arrangement employs an architecture comprising a registration server, a router, and one or more product handlers. Identifiers for the content ...


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Christoph Alme: Systems, apparatus, and methods for detecting malware. McAfee, Wong Cabello Lutsch Rutherford & Brucculeri, November 13, 2012: US08312546 (72 worldwide citation)

Various embodiments, including a method comprising creating a first fuzzy fingerprint of a known malware file, the first fuzzy fingerprint including a first set of calculated complexity approximations and weightings for each of a plurality of blocks within the known malware file, creating a second f ...


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William J Gauvin: Method and apparatus for securing documents using a position dependent file system. Symantec Corporation, McKay and Hodgson, Serge J Hodgson, Sean P Lewis, November 13, 2012: US08312064 (69 worldwide citation)

Access to information or a document is secured by a central global positioning authority that evaluates access requests in accordance with predefined policies. One component of an access request includes location information regarding at least one of the requesting entity and location of the request ...



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