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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 (10 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 (7 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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Storrs T Hoen: Geared haptic feedback element. Apple, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, October 3, 2017: US09779592 (7 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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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 (6 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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Lyle W Paczkowski, William M Parsel, Carl J Persson, Matthew C Schlesener: Trusted code generation and verification to prevent fraud from maleficent external devices that capture data. Sprint Communications Company, October 3, 2017: US09779232 (6 worldwide citation)

A user equipment. The user equipment comprises a processor, a memory, a trusted security zone, wherein the trusted security zone provides hardware assisted trust, a ticket generator stored in the trusted security zone to generate a plurality of access codes, and a code generator stored in the truste ...


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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 (6 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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Marco Pinter, Fuji Lai, Daniel Steven Sanchez, James Ballantyne, David Bjorn Roe, Yulun Wang, Charles S Jordan, Orjeta Taka, Cheuk Wah Wong: Social behavior rules for a medical telepresence robot. INTOUCH TECHNOLOGIES, IROBOT CORPORATION, Kory D Christensen, Polsinelli, October 3, 2017: US09776327 (5 worldwide citation)

Devices, systems, and methods for social behavior of a telepresence robot are disclosed herein. A telepresence robot may include a drive system, a control system, an object detection system, and a social behaviors component. The drive system is configured to move the telepresence robot. The control ...


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Neal S ElAttrache, Stephen S Burkhart, Peter J Dreyfuss: Knotless tissue fixation assembly. ARTHREX, Carlson Gaskey & Olds, October 3, 2017: US09775599 (4 worldwide citation)

An illustrative example inserter assembly for securing soft tissue in a position adjacent bone includes an inserter having a proximal end and distal end. The inserter includes a handle near the proximal end and a shaft between the handle and the distal end. An anchor body is situated near the distal ...


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Timothy Dryden Gorbold: Bottle cap. Helen of Troy, Kolisch Hartwell P C, October 3, 2017: US09776777 (4 worldwide citation)

An embodiment of a cap for a bottle may comprise a body and nozzle. The body may include an annular wall, an aperture configured to receive a nozzle, and a plug rigidly attached within the aperture. The nozzle may be movable between a retracted position in which fluid cannot pass between plug and no ...