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Katalina Speck: Greeting card with squeeze trigger activation. American Greetings Corporation, Christine Flanagan, October 31, 2017: US09802436

The present disclosure and related inventions describe a greeting card with audio capabilities and party blower. The greeting card can include a squeeze trigger which initiates audio playback and the unfurling of the party blower. Release of the squeeze trigger causes the retraction of the party blo ...


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Mamdouh Ahmed Al Harthi, Mukarram Zubair: Graphene/polystyrene nanocomposite composition. KING FAHD UNIVERSITY OF PETROLEUM AND MINERALS, Oblon McClelland Maier & Neustadt L, October 31, 2017: US09803067

A method for enhancing an interaction between graphene nanoparticles and a poly(styrene-co-methylmethacrylate), including modifying graphene with nitric acid to form graphene nanoparticles surface modified with one or more oxygen functionalities, melt blending the poly(styrene-co-methylmethacrylate) ...


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Angel A Penilla, Albert S Penilla: Methods and systems for electric vehicle (EV) charging and cloud remote access and user notifications. Emerging Automotive, October 31, 2017: US09802500

Systems and methods for charging an electric battery of a vehicle are provided. The vehicle includes a battery for powering an electric motor of the vehicle. A controller of the vehicle is provided to interface with a battery and to enable control of charging of the battery. The vehicle includes a c ...


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Lidong Qu: System and method for using data tags to track and manage tasks to provide object-to-object services. Lidong Qu, SV Patent Service, October 31, 2017: US09804941

The present invention relates to a method and system that use data tags to track tasks in applications to provide Object-to-Object (OTO) services. A first application data tag is issued by a data tag server as in an OTO service platform in response to an initiation of a first application by a first ...


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An Nan Chang, Shih Chiang Tsao, Pao Chien Li, Chih Kang Nung: Device and method for data compression. ACCELSTOR, McClure Qualey & Rodack, October 31, 2017: US09806740

A device for data compression includes a processing unit, a temporary memory, and a storage device. The temporary memory is used to temporarily store data to be compressed. The storage device includes multiple physical blocks. Each physical block has a same volume size. The processing unit compresse ...


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Matthew Scott Kressin, Michael Lee Pyle: Over-the-door hanging apparatus. Belles Katz, October 31, 2017: US09801478

An apparatus for hanging an article from a door. In one aspect, the apparatus may comprise a support structure comprising a rear surface and a mirror supported by the support structure. First and second mounting plates may be secured to the rear surface of the support structure that each comprise a ...


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Chengfu Yu: Autonomous pairing of internet of things devices utilizing broadcast packets. October 31, 2017: US09807674

A human-machine interface system is disclosed. The human-machine interface includes a user interface configured to receive a user input where the user input includes network access credentials of an access point; a processing system configured to identify the access point as an access point of inter ...


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David N Berglund, Kyle Baker, Robert Bisesti: Recoiler for a merchandise security system. InVue Security Products, InVue Security Products, October 31, 2017: US09805564 (1 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the present invention are directed to recoilers, merchandise security systems, and methods for displaying and protecting an article of merchandise from theft. In one example, the merchandise security system includes a sensor configured to be secured to the article of merchandise and a ...


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Antonio Lanzavecchia, Annalisa Macagno: Human cytomegalovirus neutralizing antibodies and use thereof. Institute of Research in Biomedicine, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, Jane E Remillard Esq, Jeanne M DiGirogio Esq, October 31, 2017: US09803000

The invention relates to neutralizing antibodies, and antibody fragments thereof, having high potency in neutralizing hCMV, wherein said antibodies and antibody fragments are specific for one, or a combination of two or more, hCMV gene UL products. The invention also relates to immortalized B cells ...


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Rosemarie Osborne, Lisa Ann Mullins, Deborah Ruth Finlay: Compositions for improving the appearance of aging skin. The Procter & Gamble Company, John G Powell, October 31, 2017: US09801811

A cosmetic skin care composition for improving the appearance of aging skin. The composition is topically applied to a target area of skin where treatment is desired. The composition includes an effective amount of artichoke leaf extract and carob fruit extract in combination, and is applied for a p ...