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Amir Belson, Eric Storne, Alan Schaer, Pankaj Rathi, Keiichiro Ichiryu, Peter D Aquanni, Luke Clauson: Surgical incision and closure apparatus. Zipline Medical, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, January 31, 2017: US09554799 (6 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for closing a surgical incision comprises left and right base panels, a plurality of closure components, and a plurality of left and right axial supports coupled to the respective base panels. The closure components couple the left and right base panels to each other laterally and have ...


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Robert Stephenson, Nyles Cody: O as an oxygen source, Methods for making a semiconductor device including atomic layer structures using N. ATOMERA INCORPORATED, Allen Dyer Doppelt Milbrath & Gilchrist P A Attorneys at Law, January 31, 2017: US09558939 (6 worldwide citation)

A method for making a semiconductor device may include forming a plurality of spaced apart structures on a semiconductor substrate within a semiconductor processing chamber, with each structure including a plurality of stacked groups of layers. Each group of layers may include a plurality of stacked ...


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Daniel J Milanowski: Baluster connector. Universal Consumer Products, McGarry Bair PC, January 31, 2017: US09556641 (6 worldwide citation)

A baluster connector for interconnecting a baluster with a hollow end to a portion of a railing system by a fastener having a shaft and a head. The body portion can have an opening of sufficient size to pass the head of the fastener toward the second end of the body to seat against a necked-down por ...


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John Stankus, Benjamyn Serna: Methods for uniform crimping and deployment of a polymer scaffold. ABBOTT CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS, Squire Patton Boggs, January 31, 2017: US09554928 (6 worldwide citation)

A medical device-includes a scaffold crimped to a catheter having an expansion balloon. The scaffold is crimped to the balloon by a process that includes one or more balloon pressurization steps. The balloon pressurization steps are selected to enhance scaffold retention to the balloon while retaini ...


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Somik Behera, Donghai Han, Jianjun Shen, Justin Pettit: Logical processing for containers. NICIRA, Adeli, January 31, 2017: US09558029 (6 worldwide citation)

Some embodiments provide a method for a first managed forwarding element (MFE). The method receives a data message that includes a logical context tag that identifies a logical port of a particular logical forwarding element. Based on the logical context tag, the method adds a local tag to the data ...


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Russell M Fine, Jamison Selby: System and method of revealing the outcomes of real world wagers through geolocation reveals. Game Play Network, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton, January 31, 2017: US09558623 (6 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to systems and methods of placing real-world wagers, obtaining outcomes of the real-world wagers, facilitating user interactions with various interactive media, and revealing the outcomes of the real-world wagers through location-based reveals to give an appearance that the out ...


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Wayne P Schammel, Julian Wolfenbarger, Milind Ajinkya, Jon McCarty, Joel M Cizeron, Sam Weinberger, Justin Dwight Edwards, David Sheridan, Erik C Scher, Jarod McCormick, Fabio R Zurcher, Alex Tkachenko, Joel Gamoras, Dmitry Karshtedt, Greg Nyce: Oxidative coupling of methane systems and methods. SILURIA TECHNOLOGIES, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, January 31, 2017: US09556086 (6 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods conducive to the formation of one or more alkene hydrocarbons using a methane source and an oxidant in an oxidative coupling of methane (OCM) reaction are provided. One or more vessels each containing one or more catalyst beds containing one or more catalysts each having similar ...


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Willem den Boer, Jian gang Weng: Transparent conductive coating for capacitive touch panel or the like. Guardian, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, January 31, 2017: US09557871 (6 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a transparent conductive coating that is substantially transparent to visible light and is designed to have a visible reflectance which more closely matches that the visible reflectance of the underlying substrate. In certain example embodiments, the transparent conductive ...


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David Harrison Silver, Jur Pieter Van Den Berg, Nathaniel Fairfield: Detecting street parked vehicles. Google, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, January 31, 2017: US09557736 (6 worldwide citation)

Aspects of the disclosure relate to an autonomous vehicle that may detected other nearby vehicles and identify them as parked or unparked. This identification may be based on visual indicia displayed by the detected vehicles as well as traffic control factors relating to the detected vehicles. Detec ...


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Gary Wayne Warman: Sun reflective ice chest cover. Williams Intellectual Property, Benjamin F Williams, January 31, 2017: US09555946 (6 worldwide citation)

A sun reflective ice chest cover that includes an open-bottomed reflective shell having a high albedo and emissivity, said reflective shell positional enclosing an existing ice chest wherein exposed surfaces of said ice chest are encloseable interior to said reflective shell and reflection of incide ...