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Kevin Van Bladel, Lon Annest, Murray Sheldon, Ernie Heflin, Andrew Wechsler, John Stiggelbout, Rovil Arcia, John Bower: Trans-catheter ventricular reconstruction structures, methods, and systems for treatment of congestive heart failure and other conditions. BioVentrix, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, May 30, 2017: US09662212 (3 worldwide citation)

Embodiments described herein include devices, systems, and methods for reducing the distance between two locations in tissue. In one embodiment, an anchor may reside within the right ventricle in engagement with the septum. A tension member may extend from that anchor through the septum and an exter ...


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Andrew Lawrence Neale: Hand-tool brace. The Boeing Company, Kunzler Law Group PC, May 30, 2017: US09661883 (3 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for transferring vibration of a motorized hand tool from a wrist to a forearm of a human operator is disclosed. The apparatus includes a connector that is coupled to the motorized hand tool and also includes a brace that is coupled to the forearm of the human operator and is a ...


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Kosuke Motai, Yusuke Takei: OLYMPUS CORPORATION, Oliff, May 30, 2017: US09662167 (3 worldwide citation)

A vaginal wall incision instrument includes a main body portion that is capable of being inserted into a vaginal canal; an incision portion that protrudes from a distal portion of the main body portion in a direction intersecting a center line of the vaginal canal and is formed by a conductive mater ...


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James E McCarthy Jr: Custom VVA rocker arms for left hand and right hand orientations. EATON CORPORATION, GTC Law Group PC & Affiliates, May 30, 2017: US09664075 (3 worldwide citation)

A modified rocker assembly having an offset end is designed for engine heads having an obstruction preventing use of a symmetric switching rocker arm. The modified rocker assembly has an obstructed side and a non-obstructed side and has an outer structure with a first end, and an inner rocker struct ...


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James R Bergen: Iris biometric matching system. SRI International, Barnes & Thornburg, May 30, 2017: US09665772 (3 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for biometric iris matching comprising pre-processing an input image capturing one or more eyes to produce one or more rectified iris images, coding the one or more rectified iris images into one or more multiresolution iris codes and matching the one or more multiresolution i ...


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Jun Hatakeyama, Takayuki Nagasawa: Conductive polymer material and substrate. Shin-Etsu Chemical, Oliff, May 30, 2017: US09666327 (3 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a conductive polymer material including (A) a π-conjugated polymer, (B) a dopant polymer which contains a repeating unit having a sulfo group and has a weight-average molecular weight in the range of 1,000 to 500,000, and (C) either or both of sulfonium salt compounds ...


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Thomas Matthew McCann: Methods, systems, and computer readable media for providing access network signaling protocol interworking for user authentication. Oracle International Corporation, Jenkins Wilson Taylor & Hunt P A, May 30, 2017: US09668135 (3 worldwide citation)

A method for access network signaling protocol interworking for user authentication includes receiving, from a node in an access network, a message formatted according to a signaling protocol of the access network and containing an authentication payload formatted according to an authentication prot ...


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Thomas Matthew McCann: Methods, systems, and computer readable media for providing access network protocol interworking and authentication proxying. Oracle International Corporation, Jenkins Wilson Taylor & Hunt P A, May 30, 2017: US09668134 (3 worldwide citation)

The subject matter described herein includes methods, systems, and computer readable media for access network protocol interworking and authentication proxying. One method includes receiving an authentication request from a node in an access network for authenticating a user using cellular network a ...


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George Buzsaki, Murali Krishna Kumanduri, Mark Warren: Transparently upgrading derived database objects. ORACLE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION, Vista IP Law Group, May 30, 2017: US09665365 (3 worldwide citation)

A method for transparently upgrading derived database objects commences upon analysis of the data dictionary definition for an initial derived database object as compared to the data dictionary definition for a patched derived database object, then determining if a regenerated instance of the derive ...


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Solyman Ashrafi, Roger Linquist, Nima Ashrafi: Orbital angular momentum and fluorescence-based microendoscope spectroscopy for cancer diagnosis. NXGEN PARTNERS IP, Howison & Arnott, May 30, 2017: US09662019 (3 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for performing an endoscopic procedure for detecting cancerous tissue includes a detection probe for detecting the cancerous tissue. The detection probe includes a first fiber for emitting an ultraviolet light beam having an orthogonal function applied thereto and a second fiber for rec ...