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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 (10 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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 (2 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 ...


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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

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 ...


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Neil D Knutson, Yu Lo: Method and system for providing enhanced thermal expansion for hard disk drives. Western Digital, March 4, 2014: US08665561 (137 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 ...


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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 (121 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, ...


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Hidehisa Thomas Takei: Introducer system and assembly for surgical staplers. McCarter & English, March 4, 2014: US08662370 (116 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 ...


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Srinivas Neppalli: Data storage device using metadata and mapping table to identify valid user data on non-volatile media. Western Digital Technologies, March 4, 2014: US08667248 (107 worldwide citation)

A data storage device is disclosed including a non-volatile media having a first and a second plurality of physical locations, the first plurality of physical locations storing user data and the non-volatile media storing first metadata associating each of the first plurality of physical locations w ...


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Hongchao Tim Zhao, Jiangang Liang, Yilin Cai, Don Brunnett: Adaptive threshold for detecting touchdown or contamination. Western Digital Technologies, March 4, 2014: US08665546 (102 worldwide citation)

A disk drive is disclosed comprising a disk, a head for writing data to the disk, and control circuitry coupled to the head. The control circuitry is operable to determine a first set of fly height values and determine a threshold based on the first set of fly height values. The control circuitry de ...



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