Brian Thomas
Brian H Thomas, Oludele O Popoola, Joseph R Vargas, Steven Seelman, Jeffrey P Anderson: Pyrolytic carbon implants with porous fixation component and methods of making the same. Zimmer, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, November 24, 2015: US09192476 (3 worldwide citation)

An orthopedic implant including an articulation portion having a pyrolytic carbon bearing surface and a porous bone on- or in-growth structure, and methods of making the same.

Danyel, Ernie Aranyi, Richard Simpson: Surgical stapling apparatus. Covidien, November 24, 2015: US09192380 (104 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling apparatus is provided including a cartridge assembly defining a tissue contacting surface; an anvil assembly defining a tissue contacting surface; and a surgical buttress releasably secured to at least one of the tissue contacting surface of the cartridge assembly and the tissue ...

Michael J Bettuchi: Recessed groove for better suture retention. Covidien, November 24, 2015: US09192384 (96 worldwide citation)

An end effector for use with a surgical stapler. The end effector comprising a staple cartridge having a tissue contacting surface having at least one recessed groove defined therein and an anvil plate having a tissue contacting surface having at least one recessed groove defined therein. A surgical ...

Peter J Pupalaikis: Method for de-embedding in network analysis. Teledyne LeCroy, Gordon Kessler, November 24, 2015: US09194930 (67 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for de-embedding fixtures and/or probes from measurements of devices where probes and fixtures are connected between the ports of a network analysis instrument and a device-under-test.

David Tse Zhou Lu, Calvin Karl Johnson, Renaud Roland Hubert: Unlock and authentication for autonomous vehicles. Google, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, November 24, 2015: US09194168 (57 worldwide citation)

In one aspect, a vehicle's computing device may receive information identifying a client computing device, a pickup location, and an encryption key. When the vehicle is within a given distance of the pickup location, the computing device uses the encryption key to authenticate the client computing d ...

Richard Walsh, Christopher Amidon, Alfredo Issa: System and method for classification of communication sessions in a social network. Qurio Holdings, Withrow & Terranova PLLC, November 24, 2015: US09195996 (42 worldwide citation)

A system and method for generating a profile of communication sessions involves generating ratings for a selected set of messages and metadata associated with content items that are shared by social network users participating in a communication session. Ratings may be based on keyword scores which ...

Ming Chang Lee, Chih Kuo Tseng: Carrier channel with element concentration gradient distribution and fabrication method thereof. NATIONAL TSING HUA UNIVERSITY, CKC & Partners, November 24, 2015: US09196483 (40 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure provides a carrier channel with an element concentration gradient distribution. The carrier channel includes a substrate and a carrier channel structure. The carrier channel structure is stacked on the substrate, wherein a ratio of a height and a width of the carrier channel i ...

Harnish Goradia, Osman Abdoul Ismael, Noah M Johnson, Adrian Mettler, Ashar Aziz: User interface with real-time visual playback along with synchronous textual analysis log display and event/time index for anomalous behavior detection in applications. FireEye, Rutan & Tucker, William W Schaal, November 24, 2015: US09195829 (37 worldwide citation)

According to one embodiment, a method comprises conducting an analysis for anomalous behavior on application software and generating a video of a display output produced by the application software. The video is to be displayed on an electronic device contemporaneously with display of one or more ev ...

Dietmar Saur, Michael Andreas Grunwald: Tool attachment. Robert Bosch, Kenyon & Kenyon, November 24, 2015: US09193045 (35 worldwide citation)

A tool attachment for mounting on a hand-held machine tool provided with a tool holder, the tool attachment having an output shaft and a base body at whose outer circumference a locking sleeve is disposed in a manner allowing it to rotate to release at least one assigned locking element; at the oute ...

Valery G Telfort, Dimitar Dimitrov, Mark Wylie: Acoustic respiratory monitoring sensor with probe-off detection. MASIMO CORPORATION, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, November 24, 2015: US09192351 (35 worldwide citation)

An acoustic sensor configured to non-invasively detect acoustic vibrations associated with a medical patient. The acoustic vibrations are indicative of one or more physiological parameters of the medical patient. The acoustic sensor can include a sensor support and at least one sound sensing membran ...