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FERRAZZINI AXEL, PARRY THOMAS OWEN, CARTER JASON LEE, CLARKE DAVID JAMES, OMAR SALIM HAYDER, GODFREY JAMES A, ALFANO NICHOLAS PATRICK, SMITH CHRISTOPHER DAVID: UTILISATION DE MULTIPLES COMPTES SUR UN APPAREIL MOBILE, USING MULTIPLE USER ACCOUNTS ON A MOBILE DEVICE. Research In Motion, BLACKBERRY, RIDOUT & MAYBEE, December 12, 2017: CA2775853 (16 worldwide citation)

A method for automated selection of a user account is provided. The method includes analyzing a plurality of parameters associated with operation of plurality of user accounts on a mobile device and selecting a user account based on the analysis.


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Jingchun Zhang, Anchuan Wang, Nitin Ingle: Methods for etch of SiN films. Applied Materials, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, December 12, 2017: US09842744 (15 worldwide citation)

A method of selectively etching silicon nitride from a substrate comprising a silicon nitride layer and a silicon oxide layer includes flowing a fluorine-containing gas into a plasma generation region of a substrate processing chamber and applying energy to the fluorine-containing gas to generate a ...


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John Cronin: Transmitting appliance-specific content to a user device. GrandiOs Technologies, Polsinelli, December 12, 2017: US09843458 (15 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems are presented for transmitting appliance-specific content to a user device associated with an appliance. In some embodiments, a third party platform may serve as a secure intermediary between a user device associated with an appliance (e.g., an oven) and a third party appliance s ...


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BROWN TIMOTHY W: VETEMENT POUR STIMULATION SENSORI-MOTRICE ET PROCEDE AFFERENT, SENSORY MOTOR STIMULATION GARMENT AND METHOD. INTELLISKIN USA, INTELLISKIN USA, OSLER HOSKIN & HARCOURT, December 12, 2017: CA2772296 (14 worldwide citation)

A garment for stimulation of a wearer's sensory motor system. The garment includes a main body portion that includes an anterior portion and a posterior portion and at least one sensory motor stimulation member associated with the main body portion. The garment is configured to be worn over at least ...


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Matthew Edward Dingle, Ashley James Denmead, Michael Silcock: Face to rim connection for a composite wheel. Carbon Revolution, Cesari and McKenna, Omar M Wadhwa, December 12, 2017: US09840110 (10 worldwide citation)

A connection (110) between a rim portion (102) and a face portion (104) of a composite wheel (100). The rim portion (102) comprises a first set of fibers (122). The face portion (104) comprises a second set of fibers (124). The connection (110) comprises a transition zone (120) in which the first se ...


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Steven R Robinson: Expansion joint seal for surface contact applications. Schul International Company, Crain Caton & James P C, James E Hudson III, December 12, 2017: US09840814 (9 worldwide citation)

A system for creating a durable seal between adjacent horizontal panels, including those that may be curved or subject to temperature expansion and contraction or mechanical shear. The durable seal incorporates a plurality of ribs, a flexible member between the cover plate and the ribs, and may inco ...


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Wilfried Weiss, Jeremie Barbier: Process for converting petroleum feedstocks comprising an ebullating-bed hydrocracking stage, a maturation stage and a stage of separating the sediments for the production of fuel oils with a low sediment content. IFP Energies nouveles, Millen White Zelano & Branigan P C, December 12, 2017: US09840674 (9 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a process for converting a hydrocarbon-containing feedstock containing at least one hydrocarbon fraction having a sulphur content of at least 0.1% by weight, an initial boiling temperature of at least 340° C. and a final boiling temperature of at least 440° C., making it pos ...


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Christopher Mann Chamberlin, Chia Hung Kuo, Jacob William Beatty, Duane Everard Whyte, Adrian Roy Ramiscal Santos, Isabella Talley Lewis: Portable speaker system. Amazon Technologies, Lee & Hayes PLLC, December 12, 2017: US09843851 (9 worldwide citation)

A portable audio input/output device may include one or more openings that extend through a cover of the device and allow acoustic signals outside a housing of the device to reach a microphone disposed within the housing. The opening(s) may be illuminated by a light guide disposed within the housing ...


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Pouya Taaghol, Vivek Ramanna: Distributed software defined networking. Pouya Taaghol, Roark IP, December 12, 2017: US09843624 (9 worldwide citation)

The Distributed Software Defined Network (dSDN) disclosed herein is an end-to-end architecture that enables secure and flexible programmability across a network with full lifecycle management of services and infrastructure applications (fxDeviceApp). The dSDN also harmonizes application deployment a ...


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Brian L Hinman, Jaime Fink, Mustafa Rangwala: System and method for dual-band backhaul radio. Mimosa Networks, Carr & Ferrell, December 12, 2017: US09843940 (8 worldwide citation)

A method and system are provided. The system includes a communication system including a first transmitter/receiver operating on a first frequency and a second transmitter/receiver operating on a second frequency. The system also includes a controller monitoring at least one of interference and thro ...