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Brian Thomas
Brian H Thomas, Steven J Charlebois, Donald Yakimicki, James Mason, Stephen H Spiegelberg, Gavin Braithwaite, Gareth McKinley, Orhun Muratoglu: Mosaicplasty constructs. Zimmer, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, March 22, 2016: US09289302

Various embodiments of mosaicplasty constructs and methods for implanting the constructs into anatomical structures. The mosaicplasty constructs may be formed from artificial materials and may include a hard articulating portion and a relatively softer elastic, support portion. The mosaicplasty cons ...


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Patrick Courtney, Scott Behan: Power combiner. TriQuint CW, Withrow & Terranova P L L C, March 22, 2016: US09293801 (99 worldwide citation)

A power combining apparatus includes an output waveguide section having inner and outer coaxial conductors, wherein an outer surface of the inner conductor and an inner surface of the outer conductor each includes a substantially linear taper, a center waveguide section having an input, an output, a ...


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Jeffrey S Anderson, Daniel J DeFranco, Paul Loughnane, Frantz Lohier: Ease-of-use wireless speakers. Logitech Europe, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, March 22, 2016: US09294840 (92 worldwide citation)

One embodiment of the invention is directed to a speaker system comprising a first speaker apparatus comprising a housing, speaker components positioned substantially inside the housing and at least one first speaker apparatus charging member, wherein the speaker components include a power source, a ...


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Xiaoning Ye: Crosstalk cancellation and/or reduction. Intel Corporation, International IP Law Group P L L C, March 22, 2016: US09293798 (68 worldwide citation)

Some embodiments include a first differential signal pair and a second differential signal pair. The first and second differential signal pairs are arranged relative to each other in a manner to intentionally reduce or cancel crosstalk introduced by a pinout (for example, a section of a pinout, a so ...


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Christopher J Hess, William B Weisenburgh II, Carl J Shurtleff, Frederick E Shelton IV: Lateral securement members for surgical staple cartridges. Ethicon Endo Surgery, March 22, 2016: US09289206 (67 worldwide citation)

An end effector for use with a surgical instrument is disclosed. The end effector comprises an anvil, a cutting member, and a staple cartridge. The staple cartridge comprises a cartridge body, an elongate slot, and a deck comprising a first deck surface and a second deck surface, where one of the de ...


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Frederick E Shelton IV, Chester O Baxter III, David C Yates: Surgical end effectors having angled tissue-contacting surfaces. Ethicon Endo Surgery, March 22, 2016: US09289256 (67 worldwide citation)

Surgical end effectors are disclosed having angled tissue-contacting surfaces. The end effectors may have a first jaw member that is movable relative to a second jaw member between an open position and a closed position. The first jaw member may have a first positively-angled tissue-contacting surfa ...


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Chester O Baxter III, James J Bedi: Surgical stapler with apparatus for adjusting staple height. Ethicon Endo Surgery, March 22, 2016: US09289210 (65 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling instrument including a staple sled which can be advanced and/or retracted relative to first and second jaw members, wherein the staple sled can be configured to deploy staples from a staple cartridge in one of the first and second jaw members. In at least one embodiment, the othe ...


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Md Irwan bin Md Kassim, Mohamad Sulhede Bin Samsudin: Sensing device, a method of preparing a sensing device and a personal mobile sensing system. NITTO DENKO CORPORATION, Osha Liang, March 22, 2016: US09289177 (65 worldwide citation)

There is provided a sensing device comprising an electromagnetic wave emitter for emitting electromagnetic waves to a surface; an electromagnetic wave detector for detecting the emitted electromagnetic waves that are reflected from the surface; and a force transmitting member configured to transmit ...


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Frederick E Shelton IV, Richard F Schwemberger, Daniel J Abbott, Bret W Smith, David C Yates, Patrick M Schleitweiler, Chad P Boudreaux: Surgical instruments and batteries for surgical instruments. Ethicon Endo Surgery, March 22, 2016: US09289212 (65 worldwide citation)

Various embodiments are directed to battery packs for use with surgical instruments. The battery packs may comprise a plurality of cells and at least a portion of the plurality of cells may not be electrically connected to one another. The battery packs may comprise a switch or other mechanism for i ...


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Frederick E Shelton IV, Jeffrey S Swayze, Mark S Ortiz, Leslie M Fugikawa: Endoscopic surgical instrument with a handle that can articulate with respect to the shaft. Ethicon Endo Surgery, March 22, 2016: US09289225 (65 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument particular suited to endoscopic use is disclosed. Various embodiments include an end effector that is sized to be inserted through a trocar. An elongated shaft assembly is coupled to the end effector and a control handle. The elongated shaft assembly has a distal portion that i ...