Ashok Bhandari, Dinesh V Patel, Genet Zemede, Larry C Mattheakis, David Liu: A4B7 peptide monomer and dimer antagonists. Cooley, December 13, 2016: US09518091 (6 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to peptide dimer compounds and peptide monomer compounds that potently inhibit binding of α4β7 to the mucosal addressin cell adhesion molecule (MAdCAM) in vivo, possess high selectivity against α4β1 binding, and have high stability under gastrointestinal conditions.

Jorg Muller, Rico Resch, Mirko Leesch: Multi-speed transmission. ALLISON TRANSMISSION, Taft Stettinius & Hollister, December 13, 2016: US09518638 (6 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure provides a multiple speed transmission having an input member, an output member, a plurality of planetary gearsets, a plurality of interconnecting members and a plurality of torque-transmitting mechanisms. The plurality of planetary gear sets includes first, second and third m ...

Daniel Ward, Michael Li, Xiaochuan Wang, Tieqi Li, Christopher John Brooke Dobbin, Fazle Sibtain, Kenneth Edward Taylor, Hamidreza Khakdaman: Ethylene interpolymer films. NOVA Chemicals, Lawrence T Kale, December 13, 2016: US09518159 (6 worldwide citation)

This disclosure relates to multilayer films having improved caulkability. These multilayer films have at least one layer containing an ethylene interpolymer product, or a blend containing an ethylene interpolymer product, where the ethylene interpolymer product has: a Dilution Index (Yd) greater tha ...

Jonah A Harley, David I Simon: Active stylus. Apple, Morrison & Foerster, December 13, 2016: US09519361 (6 worldwide citation)

An active stylus is disclosed. The stylus includes an electrode at a tip of the stylus; and powered circuitry coupled to the electrode and configured for capacitively coupling the electrode with a capacitive touch sensor panel. The powered circuitry can further include drive circuitry configured to ...

Bryant Kearl, Qinghua Yin, Xiwang Qi, David Leamon, Maximilian A Biberger: trap (LNT) systems and methods of making and using same, Compositions of lean NO. SDCmaterials, Morrison & Foerster, December 13, 2016: US09517448 (6 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure relates to a substrate comprising nanoparticle catalysts and NOx storage materials for treatment of gases, and washcoats for use in preparing such a substrate. Also provided are methods of preparation of the nanoparticle catalysts and NOx storage materials, as well as methods ...

Stilian Ivanov Pandev, Alexander Kuznetsov, Gregory R Brady, Andrei V Shchegrov, Noam Sapiens, John J Hench: Compressive sensing for metrology. KLA Tencor Corporation, Kwan & Olynick, December 13, 2016: US09518916 (6 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are apparatus and methods for determining a structure or process parameter value of a target of interest on a semiconductor wafer. A plurality of collection patterns are defined for a spatial light beam controller positioned at a pupil image plane of a metrology tool. For each collection p ...

Xiaofeng Li: Electronic flameless candle. Perkins Coie, December 13, 2016: US09518710 (5 worldwide citation)

An electronic flameless candle including a body having a top surface, a bottom surface, a sidewall between the top surface and the bottom surface, and a cavity defined by the top surface, the bottom surface and the sidewall, the body configured in shape and size to simulate a true flame candle. The ...

Tatyana Dyakonov, Sunil Agnihotri, Aqeel A Fatmi: Fumarate ester pharmaceutical compositions. Banner Life Sciences, Brinks Gilson & Lione, December 13, 2016: US09517209 (5 worldwide citation)

Described herein are pharmaceutical compositions comprising fumarate esters, methods for making the same, and methods for treating subjects in need thereof. In particular, oral pharmaceutical compositions comprising fumarate esters are described.

Derek Djeu: Vacuum seeder. QuickPatents, Kevin Prince, December 13, 2016: US09516804 (5 worldwide citation)

A vacuum seeder for dispersing seeds at regular intervals into a seeding mechanism includes a pipe having first and second ends, at least one circumferential row of apertures therethrough, the pipe being rotatably mounted to a frame that moves along the ground. A vacuum mechanism is fixed with the s ...

Kazuya Hirata, Kunimitsu Takahashi, Yoko Nishino: Wafer producing method. DISCO CORPORATION, Greer Burns & Crain, December 13, 2016: US09517530 (5 worldwide citation)

A hexagonal single crystal wafer is produced from a hexagonal single crystal ingot. A separation start point is formed by setting a focal point of a laser beam inside the ingot at a predetermined depth from the upper surface of the ingot, which depth corresponds to the thickness of the wafer to be p ...