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Brian DiNardo, David C Yates, Jeffrey D Messerly, Eitan T Wiener, David A Witt, James R Giordano, Jeffrey L Aldridge: Impedance monitoring apparatus, system, and method for ultrasonic surgical instruments. Ethicon Endo Surgery, April 28, 2015: US09017326 (26 worldwide citation)

In one general aspect, various embodiments are directed to a surgical instrument that can supply mechanical energy and electrical energy to an end effector of the surgical instrument. The surgical instrument comprises an ultrasonic generator module coupled to an ultrasonic drive system, which compri ...


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David Sloo, Kevin Peterson, Michael Dixon: Smart-home hazard detector providing sensor-based device positioning guidance. Google, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, April 28, 2015: US09019111 (25 worldwide citation)

A particular smart hazard detector may itself function as a guide during a process of installation of the same at an installation location. Additionally, the installation location of the particular smart hazard detector may play a central role in how various settings of the smart hazard detector are ...


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Amish Rajesh Babu, Jim McKelvey, Sam Wen, Jack Dorsey: Systems and methods for financial transaction through miniaturized card with ASIC. Square, Novak Druce Connolly Bove Quigg, April 28, 2015: US09016572 (25 worldwide citation)

A card reader device is provided with a housing having a slot for swiping a magnetic stripe of a card to complete a financial transaction between a buyer and seller. A read head is in the housing reads data stored on the magnetic stripe and produces a signal indicative of data stored on the magnetic ...


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Tzony Siegal, Oded Loebl, Didier Toubia: Expanding implant for insertion between two regions of tissue and corresponding method. NLT Spine, Mark M Friedman, April 28, 2015: US09017413 (24 worldwide citation)

A laterally deflectable asymmetric implant for implanting into a body may comprise a deflectable piece having distal and proximal ends and assuming a straightened insertion state. The backbone may abut or interconnect with said deflectable piece at the distal end of the deflectable piece. In a fully ...


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Chen Wang, Germano Coppola, Chris Chumsae: Low acidic species compositions and methods for producing and using the same using displacement chromatography. AbbVie, McCarter & English, Maria Laccotripe Zacharakis, Marcie B Clarke, April 28, 2015: US09017687 (23 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to low acidic species (AR) compositions comprising a protein, e.g., an antibody, or antigen-binding portion thereof, and methods for producing such low AR compositions using displacement chromatography. Methods for using such compositions to treat a disorder, e.g., a di ...


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Paul V Cooper: Transferring molten metal using non-gravity assist launder. Snell & Wilmer L, April 28, 2015: US09017597 (23 worldwide citation)

A system and method for transferring molten metal from a vessel and into a launder is disclosed. The system includes at least a vessel for containing molten metal, an overflow (or dividing) wall, and a device or structure, such as a molten metal pump, for generating a stream of molten metal. The div ...


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Zia Chishti, Akbar A Merchant: Matching using agent/caller sensitivity to performance. SATMAP International Holdings, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, April 28, 2015: US09020137 (22 worldwide citation)

A method, system and program product, the method comprising: obtaining for calls in one set of calls a respective pattern representing one or multiple different respective data fields; obtaining performance data for the respective patterns of the calls; performance data for agents in a set of agents ...


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Manoj Kumar Vijayan Retnamma, Rajiv Kottomtharayil, Deepak Raghunath Attarde: Distributed deduplicated storage system. CommVault Systems, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, April 28, 2015: US09020900 (22 worldwide citation)

A distributed, deduplicated storage system according to certain embodiments is arranged in a parallel configuration including multiple deduplication nodes. Deduplicated data is distributed across the deduplication nodes. The deduplication nodes can be networked together and communicate with one anot ...


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Dennis Hui, Jiann Ching Guey: Dynamic space division duplex (SDD) wireless communications with multiple antennas using self-interference cancellation. Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson, April 28, 2015: US09019849 (22 worldwide citation)

A system and method to perform Full Duplex (FD) Space Division Duplex (SDD) communication using a Self-Interference Cancelling (SIC) precoder that applies different antenna phase shifts and amplitude scales to the transmitted signals to force them to be in the null space of the selected receive ante ...


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Doruk O Yener, Jennifer H Czerepinski, Sujatha Iyengar, Michael D Kavanaugh: Abrasive particles having particular shapes and methods of forming such particles. Saint Gobain Ceramics & Plastics, Adam Keser, Abel Law Group, April 28, 2015: US09017439 (21 worldwide citation)

An abrasive article includes a shaped abrasive particle including a body having a first height (h1) at a first end of the body defining a corner between an upper surface, a first side surface, and a second side surface, and a second height (h2) at a second end of the body opposite the first end defi ...



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