Sagy Pundak Mintz
Sagy P Mintz, Michael J Burns, Thomas A Peterson: System and method for dynamically changing an electronic trade order quantity. Trading Technologies International, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, March 19, 2013: US08401959 (3 worldwide citation)

A system and methods for dynamically changing a trade order quantity in an electronic trading environment are described herein. According to one example embodiment, an automated trading tool determines if a leaned on quantity of a trading strategy has increased or decreased and if so, dynamically ch ...

David Sherrer
David W Sherrer, Mindaugas F Dautartas, Neil Ricks, Dan A Steinberg: Optical device package. Samsung Electronics, Sughrue Mion PLLC, March 19, 2013: US08399897 (1 worldwide citation)

An optical device package includes a substrate having an upper surface, a distal end, a proximal end, and distal and proximal longitudinally extending notches co-linearly aligned with each other. A structure is mounted to the substrate and has at least one recessed portion. The structure can be a li ...

Fred Thomas
Fred C Thomas, Anthony J Hernandez, John M Agosta: Symbiotic storage devices. Hewlett Packard Development Company, March 19, 2013: US08402284

A system is provided, the system having a first storage device and a second storage device. A symbiotic relationship is established between the first and second storage devices to selectively store backup digital content for each other.

Durga Malladi
John E Smee, Jay Rodney Walton, Durga P Malladi, Serge Willenegger: Forward link handoff for wireless communication systems with OFDM forward link and CDMA reverse link. Qualcomm Incorporated, Qualcomm Patent Group, Thien T Nguyen, James H Yancey Jr, March 19, 2013: US08400979 (12 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for performing handoff in a wireless communication system with multi-carrier modulation (MCM) for a forward link and CDMA for a reverse link. In one embodiment, a method of performing handoff on the forward link for a terminal is provided in which signal quality of pilots rece ...

Lan Gu
Gen Pei, Lanlan Gu, Nima Mokhlesi, Idan Alrod, Eran Sharon, Itshak Afriat: Identifying at-risk data in non-volatile storage. SanDisk Technologies, Vierra Magen Marcus, March 19, 2013: US08400854 (3 worldwide citation)

The non-volatile storage system predicts which blocks (or other units of storage) will become bad based on performance data. User data in those blocks predicted to become bad can be re-programmed to other blocks, and the blocks predicted to become bad can be removed from further use.

William H. Gates III
Henricus Johannes Maria Meijer, William H Gates III, Raymond E Ozzie, Gary W Flake, Thomas F Bergstraesser, Arnold N Blinn, Christopher W Brumme, Lili Cheng, Nishant V Dani, Daniel S Glasser, Alexander G Gounares, Galen C Hunt, James R Larus, Matthew B MacLaurin, Debi P Mishra, Amit Mital, Ira L Snyder Jr, Chandramohan A Thekkath: Remote provisioning of information technology. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, March 19, 2013: US08402110 (3 worldwide citation)

Remote provisioning of an IT network and/or associated services is provided. Hardware, software, service and/or expertise can be moved from on-premise to a remote location (e.g., central, distributed . . . ). Accordingly, at least a large degree computation can be moved to the center to exploit econ ...

Steven Jobs
Rainer Brodersen, Rachel Clare Goldeen, Jeffrey Ma, Mihnea Calin Pacurariu, Thomas Michael Madden, Steven Jobs, Jeffrey Robbin, Eric Taylor Seymour: Rendering icons along a multidimensional path having a terminus position. Apple, Fish & Richardson P C, March 19, 2013: US08402390 (2 worldwide citation)

Icons are arranged in foreground background positions in an interface environment to define a multidimensional path extending from a terminus. The icons transition between the foreground position and the background positions along the multidimensional path. Each icon corresponds to a content-specifi ...


David C Yates, Frederick E Shelton IV: Sterilizable surgical instrument. Ethicon Endo Surgery, March 19, 2013: US08397971 (260 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument including a first portion and a second portion, wherein the second portion can be sterilized separately from the first portion. The first portion can comprise an anvil, a staple cartridge channel and/or staple cartridge, and a movable cutting member. The second portion can comp ...

Joon seop Kwak, Jae hee Cho: Light emitting diode and method for fabricating the same. Samsung Electronics, McDermott Will & Emery, March 19, 2013: US08399944 (240 worldwide citation)

A light emitting diode and a method for fabricating the same are provided. The light emitting diode includes: a transparent substrate; a semiconductor material layer formed on the top surface of a substrate with an active layer generating light; and a fluorescent layer formed on the back surface of ...