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Jack Hao
Jack Jianxiu Hao, Guillermo Ortiz, Heath Stallings, John P Valdez, Wei Xia, Joseph M Geiger: Smart home device management. Verizon Patent and Licensing, February 12, 2013: US08375118 (40 worldwide citation)

A mobile communication device receives information associated with multiple home devices, and generates, based on the home device information, a connected home dashboard that includes a home device item, a modes item, a monitoring item, a security item, and a notifications item. The mobile communica ...


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Isaiah Oladeji
Isaiah O Oladeji: Method of forming solid state electrolyte having high lithium ion conduction and battery incorporating same. Sisom Thin Films, Robert J Lauf, February 12, 2013: US08372163

A method for making ion conducting films includes the use of primary inorganic chemicals, which are preferably water soluble; formulating the solution with appropriate solvent, preferably deionized water; and spray depositing the solid electrolyte matrix on a heated substrate, preferably at 100 to 4 ...


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Longzhi Jiang
Evangelos Trifon Laskaris, James Pellegrino Alexander, Paul St Mark Shadforth Thompson, Tao Zhang, William Chen, Longzhi Jiang: Cooling system and method for cooling superconducting magnet devices. General Electric Company, The Small Patent Law Group, Evan Reno Sottriou, Marie Claire B Maple, February 12, 2013: US08374663 (2 worldwide citation)

A cooling system and method for cooling superconducting magnet coils are provided. One magnet system for a superconducting magnet device includes a cooling system having at least one coil support shell, a plurality of superconducting magnet coils supported by the at least one coil support shell and ...


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Charles Sperry
Joseph E Owensby, Vincent A Piucci, Charles R Sperry, Dennis F McNamara, Stephen D Smith, Suzanne M Scott: Cooking apparatus and method of cooking. Cryovac, Nields Lemack & Frame, February 12, 2013: US08372459 (1 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for cooking food, such as meat, protein, vegetable, or soup is disclosed. In one embodiment, the food items are supplied in a flexible polymer package that can withstand the temperature needed to cook the item. The cooking apparatus has two cooking surfaces in the form of hea ...


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Thomas W Huitema, Frederick E Shelton IV, Jeffrey S Swayze, Jerome R Morgan: Surgical end effector having buttress retention features. Ethicon Endo Surgery, February 12, 2013: US08371491 (336 worldwide citation)

A piece of buttress material and an end-effector of a surgical instrument including features which can aid a surgeon in properly and quickly attaching the piece of buttress material to the end-effector. In various embodiments, a piece of buttress material can include retention features which can be ...


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Ernie Aranyi, Patrick Mozdzierz, Lee Olson: Surgical stapling apparatus. Covidien, February 12, 2013: US08371492 (287 worldwide citation)

A loading unit for use with a surgical stapling apparatus is provided and includes a tool assembly having a cartridge assembly and an anvil assembly that are movable in relation to one another; a surgical buttress releasably secured to a tissue contacting surface of the anvil assembly and/or the car ...


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Ernie Aranyi, Patrick Mozdzierz, Lee Olson: Surgical stapling apparatus. Covidien, February 12, 2013: US08371493 (257 worldwide citation)

A loading unit for use with a surgical stapling apparatus is provided and includes a tool assembly having a cartridge assembly and an anvil assembly that are movable in relation to one another; a surgical buttress releasably secured to a tissue contacting surface of the anvil assembly and/or the car ...


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Michael J Bettuchi, David Fowler, Ahmad Robert Hadba, Christopher J Criscuolo, John Kennedy: Seal element for anastomosis. Covidien, February 12, 2013: US08372094 (235 worldwide citation)

A seal element for sealing between tissue lumens includes a first material for allowing tissue ingrowth and a second sealant material.


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Thomas Haggerty, Robert H Brady: Method of selectively projecting scan lines in a multiple-line barcode scanner. Metrologic Instruments, Summa Additon & Ashe P A, February 12, 2013: US08371507 (210 worldwide citation)

A method of selectively generating one or more scan lines from a multi-scan line scanner involves measuring the pulse widths of the pulses in a signal output of a motor driving the polygon mirror of the scanner wherein the signal relates to the position of the polygon's mirror facets. By measuring a ...