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Laura Tyler Perryman, Chad David Andresen, Bertan Bakkaloglu: Circuit for an implantable device. Micron Devices, Fish & Richardson P C, December 20, 2016: US09522270 (91 worldwide citation)

An integrated circuit includes: a radio-frequency (RF) to direct current (DC) rectifying circuit coupled to one or more antenna on an implantable wirelessly powered device, the rectifying circuit configured to: rectify an input RF signal received at the one or more antennas and from an external cont ...


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Dmitry Sonkin, Prashanth A Acharya, Valeri Liborski, Vadim Meleshuk, Darren H Mutz, Imran S Patel, Lee B Rosen, Martin Cornelis Frederik Slot: Request routing utilizing point of presence load information. Amazon Technologies, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, December 20, 2016: US09525659 (25 worldwide citation)

A system, method and computer-readable medium for request routing based on prioritization and load information are provided. A client request processing a resource identifier for requested content transmits a DNS query to a content delivery network service provider. Based on a content provider ident ...


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Varadarajan Gopalakrishnan, Jesper Mikael Johansson, James Domit Mackraz, Jon Arron McClintock, Brandon William Porter, Andrew Jay Roths: Countermeasures for threats to an uncrewed autonomous vehicle. Amazon Technologies, Lindauer Law PLLC, December 20, 2016: US09524648 (21 worldwide citation)

Uncrewed autonomous vehicles (“UAVs”) may navigate from one location to another location. Described herein are systems, devices, and methods providing countermeasures for threats that may compromise the UAVs. A plurality of UAVs may establish a mesh network to distribute information to one another. ...


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Michael H Slayton, Peter G Barthe, Inder Raj S Makin: System and method for fat and cellulite reduction. Guided Therapy Systems, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, December 20, 2016: US09522290 (14 worldwide citation)

A method and system for providing ultrasound treatment to a tissue that contains a lower part of dermis and proximal protrusions of fat lobuli into the dermis. An embodiment delivers ultrasound energy to the region creating a thermal injury and coagulating the proximal protrusions of fat lobuli, the ...


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Joshua Seth Herbach, Nathaniel Fairfield: Methods and systems for determining instructions for pulling over an autonomous vehicle. Google, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, December 20, 2016: US09523984 (13 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for determining instructions for pulling over an autonomous vehicle are described. An example method may involve identifying a region of a road ahead of the autonomous vehicle based on lane boundaries of the road, one or more road boundaries indicating an edge of the road, and a ...


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Karthik Balakrishnan, Kangguo Cheng, Pouya Hashemi, Alexander Reznicek: Channel-last replacement metal-gate vertical field effect transistor. INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION, Cantor Colburn, Louis Percello, December 20, 2016: US09525064 (12 worldwide citation)

A method of making a vertical transistor includes forming a doped source on a substrate; depositing a sacrificial gate material on the source; forming a trench in the sacrificial gate material to expose the doped source; growing an epitaxial layer within the trench to form a channel region extending ...


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Edmund Mark Schneider, Aniruddha Satoskar, Daniel J Allen, Seyedeh Maryam Mortazavi Zanjani: Multi-path analog front end and analog-to-digital converter for a signal processing system. Cirrus Logic, Jackson Walker L, December 20, 2016: US09525940 (11 worldwide citation)

In accordance with embodiments of the present disclosure, a processing system may include multiple selectable processing paths for processing an analog signal in order to reduce noise and increase dynamic range. Techniques are employed to transition between processing paths and calibrate operational ...


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Terrance F Little, Chih Pi Cheng, Stephen Sedio, Chun Yi Chang, Pei Tsao, Wei Hao Su: Flippable electrical connector. FOXCONN INTERCONNECT TECHNOLOGY, Wei Te Chung, Ming Chieh Chang, December 20, 2016: US09525227 (11 worldwide citation)

A plug connector includes a mating tongue defining top and bottom surfaces thereon. Each surface is provided with a plurality of conductors in one row wherein the characters/categories of the conductors on the top surface are sequentially arranged to be same with those on the bottom surface with a p ...


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Aiming Xiong, Xintong Liu, Xiaojia Wu: LED tube lamp. JIAXING SUPER LIGHTING ELECTRIC APPLIANCE CO LTI, Muir Patent Law PLLC, December 20, 2016: US09526145 (10 worldwide citation)

An LED tube lamp includes a first rectifying circuit, a filter circuit, an LED lighting module, and a ballast-compatible circuit. The first rectifying circuit is coupled to a first pin and second pin and is configured to rectify an external driving signal transmitted from the first pin and/or the se ...