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Meredith Perry: Sender transducer for wireless power transfer. uBeam, Morris & Kamlay, October 17, 2017: US09793764 (19 worldwide citation)

A signal generator generates an electrical signal that is sent to an amplifier, which increases the power of the signal using power from a power source. The amplified signal is fed to a sender transducer to generate ultrasonic waves that can be focused and sent to a receiver. The receiver transducer ...


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Michael Leabman: Enhanced transmitter using frequency control for wireless power transmission. Energous Corporation, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, October 17, 2017: US09793758 (19 worldwide citation)

An enhanced transmitter for wireless power transmission is disclosed. The transmitter may be able to transmit radio frequency (RF) waves or pockets of energy for charging or powering an electronic device. The transmitter may include antenna element arrangements for receiving RF waves from a pluralit ...


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David R Richardson, John Cormie, Colm MacCarthaigh, Benjamin W S Redman: Request routing in a networked environment. Amazon Technologies, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, October 17, 2017: US09794216 (9 worldwide citation)

A system, methods, and interfaces for managing request routing functionality associated with resource requests for one or more resources associated with a content provider. The request routing functionality can correspond to the processing of domain name service (“DNS”) requests for resources by com ...


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Anton Stephen Radlein, Harvo Reyzell Jones, Nathan Alan Dye, Craig Wesley Howard: Identifying sources of network attacks. Amazon Technologies, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, October 17, 2017: US09794281 (8 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are described to enable identification of computing devices associated with network attacks, such as denial of service attacks. Data packets used to execute a network attack often include forged source address information, such that the address of an attacker is difficult or impo ...


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Stuart David Reinhardt, Darren Michael Wood, Angus Wardlaw, Timothy Kelvin Robinson, John Whiteman: Soles for sports shoes. Adidas, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, October 17, 2017: US09788606 (7 worldwide citation)

Improved soles and insoles for shoes, in particular sports shoes, are described. In an aspect, a sole for a shoe, in particular a sports shoe, with at least a first and a second surface region is provided. The first surface region comprises expanded thermoplastic polyurethane (“TPU”). The second sur ...


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Hu Kang, Shankar Swaminathan, Jun Qian, Wanki Kim, Dennis Hausmann, Bart J van Schravendijk, Adrien LaVoie: Gapfill of variable aspect ratio features with a composite PEALD and PECVD method. Lam Research Corporation, Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson, October 17, 2017: US09793110 (6 worldwide citation)

Provided herein are methods and apparatus for filling one or more gaps on a semiconductor substrate. The disclosed embodiments are especially useful for forming seam-free, void-free fill in both narrow and wide features. The methods may be performed without any intervening etching operations to achi ...


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Stuart David Reinhardt, Darren Michael Wood, Angus Wardlaw, Timothy Kelvin Robinson, John Whiteman: Soles for sports shoes. Adidas, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, October 17, 2017: US09788598 (6 worldwide citation)

Improved soles and insoles for shoes, in particular sports shoes, are described. In an aspect, a sole for a shoe, in particular a sports shoe, with at least a first and a second surface region is provided. The first surface region comprises expanded thermoplastic polyurethane (“TPU”). The second sur ...


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Shree Nayar, Kartik Venkataraman, Bedabrata Pain, Dan Lelescu: Systems and methods for controlling aliasing in images captured by an array camera for use in super resolution processing using pixel apertures. FotoNation Cayman, KPPB, October 17, 2017: US09794476 (5 worldwide citation)

Imager arrays, array camera modules, and array cameras in accordance with embodiments of the invention utilize pixel apertures to control the amount of aliasing present in captured images of a scene. One embodiment includes a plurality of focal planes, control circuitry configured to control the cap ...


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James J Fallon, John Buck, Paul F Pickel, Stephen J McErlain: System and method for electrical boot-device-reset signals. Realtime Data, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, October 17, 2017: US09792128 (5 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for providing accelerated loading of operating system and application programs upon system boot or application launch are disclosed. In one aspect, a method for providing accelerated loading of an operating system comprises the steps of: maintaining a list of boot data used for b ...


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Dean Kamen, Larry B Gray, Jesse T Bodwell, John M Kerwin, Michael J Baier, Dirk A van der Merwe, Stephen L Fichera, Jonathan R Thurber, Martin D Desch: Syringe pump, and related method and system. DEKA Products Partnership, James D Wyninegar Jr, October 17, 2017: US09789247 (5 worldwide citation)

A method for discharging fluid from a syringe and for mitigating occlusion conditions includes actuating the plunger of a syringe into a barrel. The method monitors fluid pressure within the barrel of the syringe and determines that an occlusion exists when the fluid pressure exceeds a predetermined ...