David Sherrer
David W Sherrer, Jean Marc Rollin: Coaxial transmission line microstructure including an enlarged coaxial structure for transitioning to an electrical connector. Nuvotronics, Niels Haun, Dann Dorfman Herrell & Skillman P C, September 24, 2013: US08542079 (24 worldwide citation)

Provided are coaxial transmission line microstructures formed by a sequential build process, and methods of forming such microstructures. The microstructures include a transition structure for transitioning between the coaxial transmission line and an electrical connector. The microstructures have p ...

Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Ilyas Mohammed, Belgacem Haba, Wael Zohni, Philip R Osborn: Microelectronic packages having cavities for receiving microelectronic elements. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, September 24, 2013: US08541873

Packaged microelectronic elements are provided which include a dielectric element, a cavity, a plurality of chip contacts and a plurality of package contacts, and microelectronic elements having a plurality of bond pads connected to the chip contacts.




Jeffrey S Swayze: Surgical staple cartridges with tissue tethers for manipulating divided tissue and methods of using same. Ethicon Endo Surgery, September 24, 2013: US08540131 (270 worldwide citation)

Surgical staple cartridges and methods for manipulating the severed ends of divided tissue. In various forms, the staple cartridge has at least one base material temporarily supported thereon that is oriented to be stapled to a corresponding end of the divided tissue. At least one elongated tether i ...

Frederick E Shelton IV, Jerome R Morgan, Stephen J Balek: Surgical stapling device with a curved end effector. Ethicon Endo Surgery, September 24, 2013: US08540128 (217 worldwide citation)

The present invention includes a surgical stapler having a staple cartridge, an anvil, and a cutting member having a cutting surface, wherein the cutting member is relatively movable with respect to the anvil and the staple cartridge. In at least one embodiment, one of the anvil and the staple cartr ...

Kyle P Moore, Frederick E Shelton IV, William B Weisenburgh II, Jerome R Morgan, Mark H Ransick, Eugene L Timperman: Disposable motor-driven loading unit for use with a surgical cutting and stapling apparatus. Ethicon Endo Surgery, September 24, 2013: US08540130 (202 worldwide citation)

A self contained motor-powered disposable loading unit for use with a surgical cutting and stapling apparatus. The disposable loading unit may contain a battery that is retained in a disconnected position when the disposable loading unit is not in use and is moved to a connected position when the di ...

Chester O Baxter III, James J Bedi: Surgical stapling instrument with improved firing trigger arrangement. Ethicon Endo Surgery, September 24, 2013: US08540129 (201 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling instrument including an actuator knob which can be moved from one side of the stapling instrument to another side in order to reposition the actuator knob without having to reposition the stapling instrument within a surgical site. A stapling instrument can include a pusher bar, ...

James J Bedi, Chester O Baxter III: Staple cartridge. Ethicon Endo Surgery, September 24, 2013: US08540133 (196 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling instrument and, in addition, a staple cartridge comprising a cutting member positioned therein. The staple cartridge can comprise alignment features configured to align the cutting member of the staple cartridge with a distal end of a drive bar when the staple cartridge is assemb ...