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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 (27 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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Manoj Kumar Vijayan Retnamma, Rajiv Kottomtharayil, Deepak Raghunath Attarde: Distributed deduplicated storage system. CommVault Systems, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, April 28, 2015: US09020900 (25 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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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 (23 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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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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Gregory J Holland, James R Larkins, Slobodan Trifunovic: Plants and seeds of corn variety CV105053. Monsanto Technology, Dentons US, April 28, 2015: US09018489 (22 worldwide citation)

According to the invention, there is provided seed and plants of the corn variety designated CV105053. The invention thus relates to the plants, seeds and tissue cultures of the variety CV105053, and to methods for producing a corn plant produced by crossing a corn plant of variety CV105053 with its ...


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Tzony Siegal, Dvir Keren, Oded Loebl, Didier Toubia: Medical device lock mechanism. NLT Spine, Mark M Friedman, April 28, 2015: US09017408 (22 worldwide citation)

A medical device (10) includes an implant body (20) with a number of segments (30) hingedly interconnected so as to assume a straightened state for delivery and a flexed or roughly curved deployed state. Implant body may have engagement elements on at least two different segments, for example on a m ...


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Ehud Mendelson: System and method of obtaining and using a vehicle identifier for providing information to an end user. Allen D Hertz P A, Allen D Hertz, April 28, 2015: US09020687 (22 worldwide citation)

A wireless transmitter using Wi-Fi or long range Bluetooth wireless devices for emitting a signal including one of the vehicle ID or the VIN. The signal is received by one or more deployed RF receivers. The received data can be utilized to aid an individual in locating a parking location of a specif ...


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Frank J Cort, Joshua Robert Russell Jacobson: Providing profile information using servers. Yahoo, James J DeCarlo, Greenberg Traurig, April 28, 2015: US09020938 (22 worldwide citation)

A method includes: generating profile data for users including a first user, the profile data related to contacts or persons used in messages to or from each user; generating, via a server platform, parameters corresponding to the profile data for ranking contacts or persons; and transmitting the pa ...


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John Hayes, Robert Lee, Peter Vajgel, Joshua Robinson: Redundant, fault-tolerant, distributed remote procedure call cache in a storage system. Pure Storage, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, April 28, 2015: US09021297 (21 worldwide citation)

A method of operating a remote procedure call cache in a storage cluster is provided. The method includes receiving a remote procedure call at a first storage node having solid-state memory and writing information, relating to the remote procedure call, to a remote procedure call cache of the first ...


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Jeremy Agresti, Liang Yin Chu, David A Weitz, Jin Woong Kim, Amy Rowat, Morten Sommer, Gautam Dantas, George Church: Assays and other reactions involving droplets. President and Fellows of Harvard College, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, April 28, 2015: US09017948 (21 worldwide citation)

The present invention generally relates to droplets and/or emulsions, such as multiple emulsions. In some cases, the droplets and/or emulsions may be used in assays, and in certain embodiments, the droplet or emulsion may be hardened to form a gel. In some aspects, a heterogeneous assay can be perfo ...