Jean-luc Dubois
Jean Luc Couturier, Jean Luc Dubois, Xiaowei Miao, Cedric Fischmeister, Christian Bruneau, Pierre Dixneuf: Process for preparing saturated amino acids or saturated amino esters comprising a metathesis step. ARKEMA FRANCE, UNIVERSITE DE RENNES 1, CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE, Millen White Zelano & Branigan P C, August 4, 2015: US09096490 (1 worldwide citation)

The subject matter of the invention is a process for synthesizing a saturated long-chain α,ω-amino ester (acid) obtained in a first step by cross-metathesis between an acrylic first compound and a monounsaturated second compound comprising at least one nitrile, acid or ester trivalent function, one ...

Vincent Le Chevalier
Joshua Richardson, Vincent Le Chevalier, Ashit Joshi, Dax Eckenberg, Rahul Ravindra Mutalik Desai, Brent S Tworetzky, Charles F Geiger: Document content reconstruction. Chegg, Fenwick & West, August 4, 2015: US09098471

A method, a storage medium and a system for document content reconstruction are provided in a digital content delivery and online education services platform to enable delivery of textbooks and other copyrighted material to multi-platform web browser applications. The method comprises ingesting a do ...

Kyle P Moore, Frederick E Shelton IV, William B Weisenburgh II, Jerome R Morgan, Mark H Ransick, Eugene L Timperman: Detachable motor powered surgical instrument. Ethicon Endo Surgery, August 4, 2015: US09095339 (126 worldwide citation)

A detachable motor-powered surgical instrument. The instrument may include a housing that includes at least one engagement member for removably attaching the housing to an actuator arrangement. A motor is supported within the housing for supplying actuation motions to various portions of a surgical ...

Timothy Reddin, Liam Noel Kelleher, Alistair Coles, Aled Edwards: Persistent volume at an offset of a virtual block device of a storage server. Hewlett Packard Development Company, Hewlett Packard Patent Department, August 4, 2015: US09098325 (117 worldwide citation)

Example embodiments disclosed herein relate to a persistent volume at an offset of a virtual block device of a storage server. Example embodiments include requesting that a persistent volume be dissociated from a virtual block device in response to the termination of a virtual machine.

Robert E Holop, Anthony K McGrogan, Craig R Ramstad: Surgical system instrument sterile adapter. INTUITIVE SURGICAL OPERATIONS, August 4, 2015: US09096033 (106 worldwide citation)

A sterile adapter, a drape including the adapter, and a method of draping a manipulator arm are provided. In one embodiment, the sterile adapter includes a housing configured to receive a distal face of an instrument manipulator having a plurality of manipulator actuator outputs, and a membrane inte ...

Marcel Blech: Microwave antenna including an antenna array including a plurality of antenna elements. Sony Corporation, Oblon McClelland Maier & Neustadt L, August 4, 2015: US09099787 (101 worldwide citation)

A microwave antenna comprises an antenna array comprising a plurality of antenna elements. An antenna element comprises a cover, a hollow waveguide formed within the cover for guiding microwave radiation at an operating frequency between a first open end portion and a second end portion arranged opp ...

Luis Ricardo Prada Gomez, Alejandro Kauffmann: User interface method. Google, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, August 4, 2015: US09096920 (76 worldwide citation)

A computer-implemented method includes detecting, at a wearable computing device, a first direction of a first stare, wherein the wearable computing device includes a head-mountable display unit, identifying a target based on the detected first direction, and based on a determination that a first ti ...

Kengo Akimoto, Tatsuya Honda, Norihito Sone: Semiconductor device and manufacturing method thereof. Semiconductor Energy Laboratory, Husch Blackwell, August 4, 2015: US09099562 (73 worldwide citation)

An object is to provide a semiconductor device of which a manufacturing process is not complicated and by which cost can be suppressed, by forming a thin film transistor using an oxide semiconductor film typified by zinc oxide, and a manufacturing method thereof. For the semiconductor device, a gate ...

Mohammad Taghi Hajiaghayi, Mohammad Hossein Bateni: System and method for assigning requests in a content distribution network. AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY II, Akerman, Michael K Dixon, Roy P Zachariah, August 4, 2015: US09098464 (59 worldwide citation)

A method includes receiving demand information from edge routers, estimating an optimal request distribution based on the demand information using a bicriteria approximation algorithm, wherein initial programming states for the estimation are specified by (u, F, D, FS, DS, Fexp, Fimp), where u is a ...

Ali Hormati, Amin Shokrollahi, Roger Ulrich: Method for code evaluation using ISI ratio. KANDOU LABS, Invention Mine, August 4, 2015: US09100232 (57 worldwide citation)

An efficient communications apparatus is described for a vector signaling code to transport data and optionally a clocking signal between integrated circuit devices. Methods of designing such apparatus and their associated codes based on a new metric herein called the “ISI Ratio” are described which ...