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Vincent Le Chevalier Vincent Le Chevalier
Vincent Le Chevalier, Charles F Geiger: Navigating an electronic document by visual object elements. Chegg, Fenwick & West, June 17, 2014: US08756497 (1 worldwide citation)

An education digital reading platform provides a visualization interface displaying visual object elements of a document to a user. A visual object element may include images, videos, charts, tables, etc. The visual objects may be identified in a document by extracting metadata associated with the d ...


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James Kraemer Ph.D.
Robert L Angell, Sergio Borger, Robert R Friedlander, James R Kraemer, Yashodhara M Patnaik: Identifying and generating color and texture video cohorts based on video input. International Business Machines Corporation, John R Pivnichny, Law Office of Jim Boice, June 17, 2014: US08754901

A computer system generates video based cohorts. Digital video data is processed to identify a set of color and texture based attributes associated with clothing worn by a set of objects. The digital video data comprises metadata describing the set of objects. The set of color and texture based attr ...


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Katherina Babich
Katherina E Babich, Josephine B Chang, Nicholas C Fuller, Michael A Guillorn, Isaac Lauer, Michael J Rooks: Self-aligned borderless contacts for high density electronic and memory device integration. International Business Machines Corporation, Thomas Grzesik, Fleit Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco PL, June 17, 2014: US08754530

A method for fabricating a transistor having self-aligned borderless electrical contacts is disclosed. A gate stack is formed on a silicon region. An off-set spacer is formed surrounding the gate stack. A sacrificial layer that includes a carbon-based film is deposited overlying the silicon region, ...


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Muhammad Bhatti, Paul C C Feng, John Pitkin: Methods and compositions for improving plant health. Monsanto Technology, Dentons US, Pamela Sisson, June 17, 2014: US08754011 (267 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides methods and compositions for improving plant health. In particular, application of dicamba or another substrate of DMO, or metabolites thereof including DCSA, to a plant confers tolerance to, or defense against, abiotic or biotic stresses such as oxidative stress inclu ...


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Kyle P Moore, Frederick E Shelton IV, William B Weisenburgh II, Jerome R Morgan, Mark H Ransick, Eugene L Timperman: Robotically-controlled disposable motor-driven loading unit. Ethicon Endo Surgery, June 17, 2014: US08752749 (246 worldwide citation)

A self contained motor-powered disposable loading unit for use with a robotic system configured to generate control systems therefor. 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 connect ...


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Tao Xian, Gennady Germaine, Xiaoxun Zhu, Ynjiun Paul Wang: Indicia reading system employing digital gain control. Metrologic Instruments, Additon Higgins Pendleton & Ashe P A, June 17, 2014: US08752766 (175 worldwide citation)

A laser scanning code symbol reading system includes an analog scan data signal processor for producing digitized data signals, wherein during each laser beam scanning cycle, a light collection and photo-detection module generates an analog scan data signal corresponding to a laser scanned code symb ...


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Keith Braho, Amro El Jaroudi, Jeffrey Pike: Method and system for considering information about an expected response when performing speech recognition. Vocollect, Additon Higgins Pendleton & Ashe P A, June 17, 2014: US08756059 (173 worldwide citation)

A speech recognition system receives and analyzes speech input from a user in order to recognize and accept a response from the user. Under certain conditions, information about the response expected from the user may be available. In these situations, the available information about the expected re ...


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Frederick E Shelton IV, John N Ouwerkerk, Eugene L Timperman: Surgical instrument having recording capabilities. Ethicon Endo Surgery, June 17, 2014: US08752747 (172 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument. The surgical instrument has an end effector and a trigger in communication with the end effector. The surgical instrument also has a first sensor and an externally accessible memory device in communication with the first sensor. The first sensor has an output that represents a ...


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Jerome R Morgan, Charles J Scheib, Frederick E Shelton IV: Implantable fastener cartridge comprising bioabsorbable layers. Ethicon Endo Surgery, June 17, 2014: US08752699 (155 worldwide citation)

A fastener cartridge can comprise a compressible, collapsible, and/or crushable cartridge body and fasteners embedded within the cartridge body which can be utilized to fasten tissue. In use, the fastener cartridge can be positioned in a first jaw of a surgical fastening device, wherein the first ja ...


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Shawn M Tanner, Yufeng Hu, Sergei Sochava: Methods and apparatuses for performing wafer level characterization of a plasmon element. Western Digital, June 17, 2014: US08753903 (125 worldwide citation)

Improved pump-probe testing methods and apparatuses for measuring the performance of a plasmon element at wafer level are provided. In one embodiment, the apparatus includes a light source configured to output a first light beam on a grating located at a first end of a waveguide, the waveguide being ...