Baljit Singh: Systems and methods for a self-optimizing distributed antenna system. CommScope Technologies, Fogg & Powers, April 5, 2016: US09306682 (127 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for a self-optimizing distributed antenna system are provided. In certain embodiments, a distributed antenna system comprises a host unit configured to control the operation of the distributed antenna system; and a plurality of remote units coupled to the host unit. In at least o ...

James Ryan Burgess, Joanna Cohen: Payload-release device and operation thereof. Google, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, April 5, 2016: US09302770 (105 worldwide citation)

An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) is disclosed that includes a retractable payload delivery system. The payload delivery system can lower a payload to the ground using a delivery device that secures the payload during descent and releases the payload upon reaching the ground. The delivery device can ...

James T Spivey, Mark S Ortiz, Frederick E Shelton IV, Jerome R Morgan: Robotically-controlled surgical instrument with selectively articulatable end effector. Ethicon Endo Surgery, April 5, 2016: US09301759 (74 worldwide citation)

Devices and systems are provided for controlling movement of a working end of a surgical device by means of a robotic system. In one embodiment, systems and devices are provided for moving an end effector on a distal end of a surgical fastening device. Movement can include rotational movement of the ...

Jeffrey L Aldridge, Chunlin Yang, Charles J Scheib, Christopher W Widenhouse, William B Weisenburgh II, John L Stammen, Mark H Ransick, Stephanie A Mutchler, Gary W Knight: Expandable tissue thickness compensator. Ethicon Endo Surgery, April 5, 2016: US09301753 (64 worldwide citation)

A tissue thickness compensator may generally comprise a biocompatible material, a first component, and a second component, wherein the first component and second component form a reaction product to expand the tissue thickness compensator. The first component may comprise a first hydrogel precursor, ...

Frederick E Shelton IV, Chester O Baxter III, Taylor W Aronhalt, Joseph E Young: Compressible staple cartridge assembly. Ethicon Endo Surgery, April 5, 2016: US09301755 (63 worldwide citation)

A fastener cartridge can comprise a support portion, a tissue thickness compensator positioned relative to the support portion, and a plurality of fasteners positioned within the support portion and/or the tissue thickness compensator which can be utilized to fasten tissue. In use, the fastener cart ...

Venkataramanan Mandakolathur Vasudevan, Taylor W Aronhalt, Jeffrey L Aldridge, Charles J Scheib, Chunlin Yang, Christopher J Schall, Chester O Baxter III, Iksoo Chun, Rao S Bezwada, Sean P Conlon, Michael S Cropper, Joshua R Uth, Richard L Leimbach, Donna L Korvick: Tissue thickness compensator comprising a plurality of capsules. Ethicon Endo Surgery, April 5, 2016: US09301752 (62 worldwide citation)

A tissue thickness compensator can comprise a plurality of layers. Various embodiments are disclosed herein for manufacturing a tissue thickness compensator. In certain embodiments, a tissue thickness compensator can comprise at least one medicament tube, capsule, and/or packet contained therein.

Antonio Pedro Rezende, Guilherme Schneider, Priya Prakash: Method and apparatus for customizing a display screen of a user interface. Nokia Technologies Oy, Alston & Bird, April 5, 2016: US09304668 (46 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for controlling and customizing a display screen of a user interface which includes at least two sections of display elements with the display elements of one section being displayed in a different manner, such as being sized greater, than the display elements of another section ...

Ashar Aziz, Muhammad Amin, Osman Abdoul Ismael, Zheng Bu: System, apparatus and method for automatically verifying exploits within suspect objects and highlighting the display information associated with the verified exploits. FireEye, Rutan & Tucker, William W Schaal, April 5, 2016: US09306974 (39 worldwide citation)

A threat detection system is integrated with intrusion protection system (IPS) logic, virtual execution logic and reporting logic is shown. The IPS logic is configured to identify a first plurality of objects as suspicious objects and outputting information associated with the suspicious objects. Th ...

Ashar Aziz: Systems and methods for unauthorized activity defense. FireEye, Rutan & Tucker, William W Schaal, April 5, 2016: US09306960 (36 worldwide citation)

A computer worm defense system comprises multiple containment systems tied together by a management system. Each containment system is deployed on a separate communication network and contains a worm sensor and a blocking system. In various embodiments, the computer worm may be transported from a pr ...

Jeff Lawson, John Wolthuis, Evan Cooke: System and method for processing media requests during telephony sessions. Twilio, Jeffrey Schox, April 5, 2016: US09306982 (33 worldwide citation)

In a preferred embodiment, the method of caching media used in a telephony application includes: receiving a media request; sending the media request to a media layer using HTTP; the a media layer performing the steps of checking in a cache for the media resource; processing the media request within ...