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Craig Allen
Massimiliano Mariotti, Craig Allen Bielek, Michele D Ercole, Luciano Mei: Turbine inlet guide vane with scalloped platform and related method. Nuovo Pignone S p A, GE Global Patent Operation, November 20, 2012: US08313291 (1 worldwide citation)

A nozzle segment is disclosed that includes a first platform configured to be connected with a casing of a gas turbine engine, a second platform configured to be connected with the casing, the second platform being disposed apart from the first platform in a radial direction of the gas turbine engin ...


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Steven Jobs
Bas Ording, Steven P Jobs: Dynamically changing appearances for user interface elements during drag-and-drop operations. Apple, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, November 20, 2012: US08316321 (2 worldwide citation)

A user interface includes elements whose appearance dynamically changes in dependence upon functions associated with the elements. In the case of an icon that is the destination for a drag-and-drop operation, the image displayed for the icon changes in accordance with the object being dragged to it, ...


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Longzhi Jiang
Longzhi Jiang, John Scaturro Jr, William Einziger, Yuri Lvovsky, Robbi McDonald, Xiaoxue Diao: Apparatus and method to improve magnet stability in an MRI system. General Electric Company, Ziolkowski Patent Solutions Group SC, November 20, 2012: US08314615

An MRI apparatus and method comprises an MRI system having a plurality of gradient coils positioned about a bore of a magnet, and an RF transceiver system and an RF switch controlled by a pulse module to transmit RF signals to an RF coil assembly to acquire MR images. The magnet comprises a main coi ...


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David P Felsher, Robert H Nagel, Steven M Hoffberg: System and method for secure three-party communications. Steven M Hoffberg, Ostrolenk Faber, November 20, 2012: US08316237 (220 worldwide citation)

A system and method for communicating information between a first party and a second party, comprising the steps of receiving, by an intermediary, an identifier of desired information and accounting information for a transaction involving the information from the first party, transmitting an identif ...


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Jude S Sauer, Michael W Fitzsimmons, Mark A Bovard: System for endoscopic suturing. LSI Solutions, Kenneth J Lukacher, November 20, 2012: US08313496 (176 worldwide citation)

A system for endoscopic suturing is provided having an endoscope, such as a gastroscope, with a distal end locatable in the body of a patient and a flexible shaft extending to the distal end, a flexible accessory tube coupled to the endoscope to flex relative to the endoscope's shaft, and a tip coup ...


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Stanislaw Kostrzewski: Suture and retainer assembly and SULU. Covidien, November 20, 2012: US08313509 (168 worldwide citation)

A suturing system for receiving and retaining a suture is disclosed and includes a suture, at least one retainer, and at least one needle. Each needle is able to receive and removably retain the suture within a groove located in a tapered end. The retainer has a body that defines an aperture thereth ...


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Scott P Chatley, J Gabriel Gallagher, Thanh T Phan, Troy C Gatchell: Policy-based file management for a storage delivery network. Nirvanix, Duane Morris, Richard C Kim, November 20, 2012: US08315999 (155 worldwide citation)

A method for managing storage and access to data files stored in a storage delivery network comprising a plurality of geographically distributed storage nodes, the method including: receiving a file request from a user, wherein the user is associated with a service level agreement (SLA) containing o ...


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Ammar Al Ali, Yassir Abdul Hafiz, Kevin Forrest: Duo connector patient cable. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, November 20, 2012: US08315683 (149 worldwide citation)

A patient cable has a duo sensor connector having a first socket section and a second socket section. The first socket section is configured to removably attach a two-wavelength sensor. The second socket section in conjunction with the first socket section is configured to removably attach a multipl ...


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Ming Mao, Wei Zhang, Mahendra Pakala: Method and system for providing an improved magnetoresistive structure utilizing an oxidation buffer layer. Western Digital, November 20, 2012: US08315019 (140 worldwide citation)

A method and system for providing a magnetic transducer is described. The method and system include providing a magnetoresistive structure having a plurality of sides. At least one oxidation buffer layer covers at least the plurality of sides. The method and system also include providing at least on ...


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Todor G Georgiev, Andrew Lumsdaine: Super-resolution with the focused plenoptic camera. Adobe Systems Incorporated, Robert C Kowert, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, November 20, 2012: US08315476 (138 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for super-resolution in focused plenoptic cameras. By examining the geometry of data capture for super-resolution with the focused plenoptic camera, configurations for which super-resolution is realizable at different modes in the focused plenoptic camera are generated. A focus ...