Vincent Le Chevalier Vincent Le Chevalier
Brady Duga, Garth Conboy, William Leshner, John Rivlin, Vincent Le Chevalier: System and method for selective control of zoom adjustments in an electronic publication. Google, Fenwick & West, September 9, 2014: US08832548

A system and method for selective control of zoom adjustments in an electronic publication is disclosed. The method may include generating content for display on an electronic reading device; generating at least one style for the content, and storing the content and the at least one style on a compu ...

James Kraemer Ph.D.
Robert Lee Angell, James R Kraemer: Generating a customer risk assessment using dynamic customer data. International Business Machines Corporation, Yee & Associates P C, John R Pivnichny, September 9, 2014: US08831972 (23 worldwide citation)

A computer implemented method, apparatus, and computer usable program product for generating a customer risk assessment score. In one embodiment, the process parses dynamic data associated with a customer to identify patterns of events. The dynamic data comprises metadata describing an appearance an ...

Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Cyprian Emeka Uzoh, Belgacem Haba, Craig Mitchell: Reliable packaging and interconnect structures. Tessera, Haynes and Boone, September 9, 2014: US08829680 (1 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for forming a semiconductor device are provided which may include any number of features. One feature is a method of forming an interconnect structure that results in the interconnect structure having a top surface and portions of the side walls of the interconnect structure co ...

James Kraemer Ph.D.
Robert L Angell, David W Cosby, Robert R Friedlander, James R Kraemer: Processor cooling management. International Business Machines Corporation, Yee & Associates P C, John R Pivnichny, September 9, 2014: US08831791 (1 worldwide citation)

Illustrative embodiments provide a computer implemented method, a data processing system, and a computer program product for adjusting cooling settings. The computer implemented method comprises analyzing a set of instructions of an application to determine a number of degrees by which a set of inst ...

Jean-luc Dubois
Jean Luc Dubois: Process for manufacturing acrolein from glycerol. Arkema France, Lynn B Morreale, September 9, 2014: US08829246 (1 worldwide citation)

The subject of the present invention is a process for preparing acrolein by dehydration of glycerol in the presence of a catalyst system based on iron phosphorous oxide containing, in addition, one or more elements chosen from alkali metals, alkaline-earth metals, AI, Si, B, Co, Cr, Ni, V, Zn, Zr, S ...

Jean-luc Dubois
Jean Luc Dubois: Method for the synthesis of acrylonitrile from glycerol. Arkema France, Hunton & Williams, September 9, 2014: US08829223

The invention relates to a novel way to synthesize acrylonitrile from a renewable raw material and more particularly relates to a method for producing acrylonitrile by the ammoxidation of glycerol in gaseous phase. The method can be implemented in a single step, or the glycerol can be previously sub ...

William H. Gates III
Gary W Flake, William H Gates III, Alexander G Gounares, W Daniel Hillis, Royce A Levien, Mark A Malamud, Craig J Mundie, Christopher D Payne, Richard F Rashid, Clarence T Tegreene, Charles Whitmer, Lowell L Wood Jr: Systems for rewarding influencers. The Invention Science Fund I, September 9, 2014: US08831973

The present disclosure relates generally to systems for rewarding influencers in a Web 2.0 environment. More specifically, in some implementations, a system is configured to assess an influence of an electronically-accessed content on an involvement between an accessor and a third party, and may als ...

Frederick E Shelton IV, Jerome R Morgan: Surgical stapling device having supports for a flexible drive mechanism. Ethicon Endo Surgery, September 9, 2014: US08827133 (184 worldwide citation)

The present invention includes a surgical stapler having a staple cartridge, an anvil, a cutting member having a cutting surface, and a driver operably engaged with the cutting member to move the cutting member relative to the anvil and the staple cartridge. In at least one embodiment, one of the an ...

Frederick E Shelton IV, Jerome R Morgan, Taylor W Aronhalt, Gregory W Johnson, Chester O Baxter III, Joseph E Young, Barry C Worrell, Christopher J Schall: Modular tool heads for use with circular surgical instruments. Ethicon Endo Surgery, September 9, 2014: US08827903 (180 worldwide citation)

Various universal ports for installation into a colon are disclosed. Some embodiments include means for permitting an anvil of a surgical stapler to pass through a port in a first direction and means for permitting a portion of the patient's colon to pass through the port in a second direction. Some ...

Chen Hua Yu, Jing Cheng Lin, Nai Wei Liu, Jui Pin Hung, Shin Puu Jeng: Interconnect structure for wafer level package. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Slater and Matsil L, September 9, 2014: US08829676 (163 worldwide citation)

A package includes a device die having a substrate. A molding compound contacts a sidewall of the substrate. A metal pad is over the substrate. A passivation layer has a portion covering an edge portion of the metal pad. A metal pillar is over and contacting the metal pad. A dielectric layer is over ...