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Baljit Singh: Systems and methods for a self-optimizing distributed antenna system. CommScope Technologies, Fogg & Powers, April 5, 2016: US09306682 (48 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 ...


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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 (46 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 ...


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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 (39 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, ...


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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 (39 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 ...


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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 (38 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.


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James Ryan Burgess, Joanna Cohen: Payload-release device and operation thereof. Google, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, April 5, 2016: US09302770 (35 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 ...


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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 (19 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 ...


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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 (17 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 ...


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Herriot Tabuteau: Dosage forms for oral administration of zoledronic acid or related compounds for treating disease. ANTECIP BIOVENTURES II, K&L Gates, Louis C Cullman, Brent A Johnson, April 5, 2016: US09301964 (17 worldwide citation)

Oral dosage forms of bisphosphonate compounds, such as zoledronic acid, can be used to treat or alleviate pain or related conditions. The oral bioavailability of zoledronic acid can be enhanced by administering the zoledronic acid in the disodium salt form.


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Kabir Siddiqui: Hinge mechanism for rotatable component attachment. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, April 5, 2016: US09304549 (16 worldwide citation)

A hinge mechanism for rotatable component attachment is described. In at least some implementations, the hinge mechanism enables a support component to be adjustably attached to an apparatus, such as a computing device. For example, the hinge mechanism can be employed to rotatably attach a kickstand ...



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