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Felix Fernando, Marc Robert Chemla, Fredrik Stahle: Electrically heated smoking system. Philip Morris USA, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, October 3, 2017: US09775380 (13 worldwide citation)

An electrically heated smoking system includes a secondary unit capable of receiving a smoking article having an aerosol-forming substrate. The secondary unit includes at least one heating element and an interface for connection to a primary power supply for supplying electrical power to the at leas ...


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Thomas Thibault: Security apparatus and method. ECOLINK INTELLEGENT TECHNOLOGY, Greenberg Traurig, October 3, 2017: US09779595 (12 worldwide citation)

A method for providing an alarm for a window comprises calculating a first distance between a detector mounted within a movable portion of the window and a window frame edge and calculating a second distance between the detector and the window frame edge. The method further comprises determining whe ...


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KOBARA MIYUKI: AGENTS DESTINES AU TRAITEMENT DUNE CARDIOPATHIE, AGENTS FOR TREATING CARDIOPATHY. CHUGAI SEIYAKU KABUSHIKI KAISHA, CHUGAI SEIYAKU KABUSHIKI KAISHA, GOWLING WLG, October 3, 2017: CA2626688 (12 worldwide citation)

The present inventors investigated the effects of anti-IL-6 receptor antibodies on improving the condition of infarcted areas in myocardial infarction, and on suppressing left ventricular remodeling after myocardial infarction. As a result, the administration of anti-IL-6 receptor antibodies signifi ...


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MAHR RICHARD, PFEFFER JOACHIM GEORG: DISPOSITIF POUR ASSURER LE MAINTIEN DUNE CAVITE, DUN CONDUIT ORGANIQUE ET/OU DUN VAISSEAU, DEVICE FOR SPLINTING A CAVITY, ORGAN DUCT AND/OR VESSEL. DUERING KLAUS, DUERING KLAUS, SMART & BIGGAR, October 3, 2017: CA2632420 (11 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a device for splinting and/or maintaining a cavity, an organ duct and/or a vessel in a human or animal body, said device comprising at least one compressible and self-expanding stent that is composed of at least three phases.


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Ivan Poupyrev: Occluded gesture recognition. Google, Colby Nipper, October 3, 2017: US09778749 (10 worldwide citation)

This document describes techniques and devices for occluded gesture recognition. Through use of the techniques and devices described herein, users may control their devices even when a user's gesture is occluded by some material between the user's hands and the device itself. Thus, the techniques en ...


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Brian L Hinman, Jaime Fink: System and method for aligning a radio using an automated audio guide. Mimosa Networks, Carr & Ferrell, October 3, 2017: US09780892 (9 worldwide citation)

A method and system are provided. The method includes receiving a signal strength corresponding to a long range wireless link established between a first directional wireless radio and a second wireless radio, the signal strength varying over time as the first directional wireless radio is aligned w ...


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Paul Shala Henry, Robert Bennett, Irwin Gerszberg, Farhad Barzegar, Donald J Barnickel, Thomas M Willis III: Method and apparatus for transmitting electromagnetic waves. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Guntin & Gust, Douglas Schnabel, October 3, 2017: US09780834 (9 worldwide citation)

Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, an apparatus including a waveguide, an antenna, and a transmitter. The transmitter can facilitate transmission of first electromagnetic waves via the antenna, the first electromagnetic waves having a fundamental mode. The waveguide can faci ...


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Storrs T Hoen: Geared haptic feedback element. Apple, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, October 3, 2017: US09779592 (9 worldwide citation)

A thin haptic feedback element suitable to provide a perceivable single pulse haptic feedback including an electromagnetic coil, a permanent magnet or other magnetic field source rotatably coupled to an eccentric mass through a torque-increasing drive train. The haptic feedback element may rapidly a ...


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Juergen Heidmann: Integrated optical nanoscale probe measurement of electric fields from electric charges in electronic devices. Infinitum Solutions, Silicon Valley Patent Group, October 3, 2017: US09778329 (6 worldwide citation)

A diamond probe is suitable to be attached to an Atomic Force Microscope and is created with a tip that incorporates a one or more Nitrogen Vacancy (NV) centers located near the end of the tip. The probe arm acts as an optical waveguide to propagate the emission from the NV center with high efficien ...


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Darko Pervan, Marcus Nilsson Ståhl: Mechanical locking of floor panels with vertical snap folding. VALINGE INNOVATION, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney P C, October 3, 2017: US09777487 (6 worldwide citation)

Floor panels are shown, which are provided with a mechanical locking system on long and short edges allowing installation with vertical snap folding that could be accomplished automatically without tools and where the short edge locking system has a tongue made in one piece with the panel.