Ulrich Klostermann
Human Park, Ulrich Klostermann, Rainer Leuschner: Condensed memory cell structure using a FinFET. Qimonda, Altis Semiconductor SNC, John S Economou, March 4, 2014: US08665629 (11 worldwide citation)

An integrated circuit and method for manufacturing an integrated circuit are described. In one embodiment, the integrated circuit includes a memory cell that includes a resistivity changing memory element. The resistivity changing memory element is electrically coupled to a select transistor that in ...

Anubhav Saxena
Vikram Kumar, Mark D Leatherman, Suresh Rajaraman, Anubhav Saxena: Silicone compositions and methods for preparing them. Momentive Performance Materials, Dominick G Vicari, Joseph S Ostroff, March 4, 2014: US08664422

A silicone composition comprising a formula: (M1)a(D1)b(D2)c wherein M1=R1R2R3SiO1/2, D1=R4R5SiO2/2; and D2=R6R7SiO2/2; wherein R1 is independently at each occurrence a monovalent hydrocarbon radical comprising a reactive end-group other than an amino group; R6 comprises a monovalent poly(oxyalkyl)h ...

Tarran Jones
Tarran Jones, David G Williams: Humanized anti-CD22 antibodies and their use in treatment of oncology, transplantation and autoimmune disease. MedImmune, Mueting Raasch & Gebhardt P A, March 4, 2014: US08664363

Provided herein are chimeric and humanized versions of anti-CD22 mouse monoclonal antibody, HB22.7, which comprise human or humanized framework regions of the immunoglobulin heavy chain variable region (“VH”) and light chain variable region (“VK”). The FW regions may contain one or more backmutation ...

Michael T Benhase, Binny S Gill, Lokesh M Gupta, Matthew J Kalos, Gail A Spear: Compression on thin provisioned volumes using extent based mapping. International Business Machines Corporation, Griffiths & Seaton PLLC, March 4, 2014: US08667180 (4 worldwide citation)

For facilitating data compression, a set of logical extents, each having compressed logical tracks of data, is mapped to a head physical extent and, if the head physical extent is determined to have been filled, to at least one overflow extent having spatial proximity to the head physical extent. Pu ...

Chris Blackburn
Christopher W Blackburn, Robert T Davis, Christopher J Frattinger, Jeremy Hornik, Sue Ruebusch, Alfred Thomas, William Wadleigh, Terry D Warkentin: Ordering, delivering, and licensing wager gaming content. WMS Gaming, Nixon Peabody, March 4, 2014: US08663003 (1 worldwide citation)

A system and method for viewing and ordering wager gaming content utilizes a network server to provide an interface to a user coupled to the network. In one embodiment, the server is an Internet web based server, and the user is a thin client, using an Internet browser to view and select wager gamin ...

Edward D Kingsley, M Glenn Homer, Satish Agrawal, Louis Cincotta: Illumination delivery system for generating sustained secondary emission. Performance Indicator, Cantor Colburn, March 4, 2014: US08664624 (153 worldwide citation)

An illumination delivery system for generating sustained secondary emission that includes at least an illumination source, a waveguide, and one or more energy conversion layers is disclosed. Also disclosed are methods of using the inventive illumination delivery system for generating sustained secon ...

Hidehisa Thomas Takei: Introducer system and assembly for surgical staplers. McCarter & English, March 4, 2014: US08662370 (153 worldwide citation)

An introducer assembly for use with a surgical stapler is provided. The introducer assembly includes an elongated main body portion, one or more mounting mechanisms associated with the main body portion, and a plurality of petals or fingers positioned at a distal end of the elongated main body porti ...

Neil D Knutson, Yu Lo: Method and system for providing enhanced thermal expansion for hard disk drives. Western Digital, March 4, 2014: US08665561 (152 worldwide citation)

A method and system provide a magnetic read and/or write transducer for use in disk drive. A read transducer has an air-bearing surface (ABS) and includes a read sensor, a nonmagnetic gap, a heater, and an expander. The nonmagnetic gap is adjacent to a portion of the read sensor and has a first coef ...

Jerome E Hester, Anthony J Abbate, Richard E Kaufman, David C Gale, Gail M Zaler, Bin Huang, Lisa Earnhardt, Vijaykumar Rajasekhar: Devices and methods for treating pain associated with tonsillectomies. Intersect ENT, Morrison & Foerster, March 4, 2014: US08663192 (152 worldwide citation)

Described here are devices and methods for treating one or more conditions or symptoms associated with a tonsil procedure. In some variations, a drug-releasing device may be at least partially delivered to one or more tonsillar tissues before, during, or after a tonsil procedure. In some variations, ...

Andrew John Phillips, J Mark Major, Glynn R Bartlett: Line inspection robot and system. Electric Power Research Institute, Trego Hines & Ladenheim PLLC, March 4, 2014: US08666553 (150 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an overhead transmission line inspection robot and system for inspecting transmission line components and right of way conditions. The overhead transmission line inspection robot includes a communications and control system adapted to control the robot and transmit i ...