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Rajendra Parasmal Jain, Sarvajit Chakravarty: Bridged heterocyclic compounds and methods of use. Medivation Technologies, Morrison & Foerster, April 14, 2015: US09006234 (17 worldwide citation)

This disclosure relates to new compounds that may be used to modulate a histamine receptor in an individual. Novel compounds are described, including new bridged heterocyclic[4,3-b]indole compounds. Pharmaceutical compositions are also provided. Pharmaceutical compositions comprising the compounds a ...


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Janusz Bryzek, John Gardner Bloomsburgh, Cenk Acar: Through silicon via with reduced shunt capacitance. Fairchild Semiconductor Corporation, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, April 14, 2015: US09006846 (17 worldwide citation)

This document refers to apparatus and methods for a device layer of a microelectromechanical system (MEMS) sensor having vias with reduced shunt capacitance. In an example, a device layer can include a substrate having a pair of trenches separated in a horizontal direction by a portion of the substr ...


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Tony Padgett: Narrowing high strength polymer-based cartridge casing for blank and subsonic ammunition. PCP Tactical, Troutman Sanders, April 14, 2015: US09003973 (16 worldwide citation)

A high strength polymer-based cartridge casing includes an upper component of polymer, a bullet of a standard weight, a lower component of polymer, and an insert. The upper component has a shoulder portion and an upper component inner wall has a first diameter extending from the shoulder. The lower ...


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Robert G Biskeborn, Calvin S Lo: Backward compatible head for quasi-static tilted reading and/or recording. International Business Machines Corporation, Zilka Kotab PC, April 14, 2015: US09007712 (16 worldwide citation)

The present invention, in some embodiments, relates to magnetic heads having modules with arrays of transducers able to read and/or write while the arrays are positioned at different angles relative to a magnetic medium, thereby enabling reading and/or writing in more than one data storage format. A ...


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Chueh Lee: Protective cover for portable eletronic device. Chi Mei Communication Systems, Novak Druce Connolly Bove Quigg, April 14, 2015: US09004275 (16 worldwide citation)

A protective cover for a portable electronic device includes a housing and a cover detachably mounted to the housing. The housing includes a first bottom wall, a first compartment, and a second compartment. The first compartment and the second compartment defined at two opposite sides of the housing ...


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Joshua Seth Herbach, Nathaniel Fairfield, Dmitri Dolgov, Peter Colijn, Andrew Chatham: Augmented trajectories for autonomous vehicles. Google, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, April 14, 2015: US09008890 (16 worldwide citation)

An autonomous vehicle may include a stuck condition detection component and a communications component. The stuck-detection component may be configured to detect a condition in which the autonomous vehicle is impeded from navigating according to a first trajectory. The communications component may s ...


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Thomas V Ressemann: Method and apparatus for treating dilating the ethmoid infundibulum. Entellus Medical, Vista IP Law Group, April 14, 2015: US09005284 (16 worldwide citation)

A method of dilating an infundibular space within the human head includes directing at least a distal portion of an elongate member of a medical device into a nasal cavity of the human head, the distal portion including a piercing tip and an expandable portion. The piercing tip is directed through t ...


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Thomas E Kaib, Shane Volpe, Emil Oskin: Wearable therapeutic device. Zoll Medical Corporation, Lando & Anastasi, April 14, 2015: US09008801 (16 worldwide citation)

A wearable therapeutic device that includes a garment configured to contain an external defibrillator. The garment is configured to house at least one of an alarm module and a monitor and to house a first therapy electrode and a second therapy electrode. The garment is also configured to releasably ...


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James Block, H Thomas Graef, Paul D Magee, Donald S Nelson Jr, James Meek, Daniel S McIntyre, Mark DePietro, Natarajan Ramachandran: Check cashing automated banking machine. Diebold Self Service Systems division of Diebold Incorporated, Black McCuskey Souers & Arbaugh LPA, April 14, 2015: US09004353 (15 worldwide citation)

An automated banking machine is operated at least in part to data read from data bearing records. The machine is operative to carry out a financial transfer responsive at least in part to a determination that data read through a card reader of the machine corresponds to a financial account that is a ...


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Christopher S Tucker, Geoffrey Brandon Jordan, Barry S Smith, Ali A Rostami, San Li Sr, George Karles, Munmaya K Mishra, Gerd Kobal, Pauline Marcq, Douglas Oliveri, Martha Bajec, Jason Flora: Electronic cigarette. Altria Client Services, Harness Dickey & Pierce, April 14, 2015: US09004073 (15 worldwide citation)

An electronic smoking article includes a liquid supply including liquid material, a heater operable to heat the liquid material to a temperature sufficient to vaporize the liquid material and form an aerosol, a wick in communication with the liquid material and in communication with the heater such ...