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Matt Holmes, Eric P Avar, Jeongwoo Lee, Fanny Ho, Bryant Klug: Article of footwear. NIKE, Banner & Witcoff, April 17, 2018: US09943134 (5 worldwide citation)

An article of footwear may include an upper and an outsole bonded to the upper. The outsole may include multiple discrete lugs distributed across a bottom exterior surface of the outsole. The article may further include a compressible foam midsole contained within the upper. The midsole may be non-d ...


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Kenneth Schofield, Niall R Lynam: Vision system for vehicle. MAGNA ELECTRONICS, Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn, April 17, 2018: US09948904 (3 worldwide citation)

A vision system for a vehicle includes a forward viewing camera. Responsive at least in part to processing by an image processor of image data captured by the forward viewing camera, at least one road characteristic of a road along which the vehicle is traveling is detected. Responsive at least in p ...


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Herriot Tabuteau, Jaro I Karppinen: Osteoclast inhibitors such as zoledronic acid for low back pain treatment. ANTECIP BIOVENTURES II, Maschoff Brennan Laycock Gilmore, Brent A Johnson, Yuefen Zhou, April 17, 2018: US09943531 (2 worldwide citation)

Oral dosage forms of osteoclast inhibitors, such as zoledronic acid, in an acid or a salt form can be used to treat or alleviate pain or related conditions, such as Modic changes type I.


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Xikun Wang, Zhenjiang Cui, Soonam Park, Nitin K Ingle: Cobalt-containing material removal. Applied Materials, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, April 17, 2018: US09947549 (2 worldwide citation)

Methods are described herein for etching cobalt films which are difficult to volatize. The methods include exposing a cobalt film to a bromine or chlorine-containing precursor with a concurrent local plasma which applies a bias to the impinging etchants. Cobalt halide is formed on the surface at the ...


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BELZ RENATO, THALMANN CHRISTIAN: PLAQUE ET COUVERCLE MULTIPUITS, MULTIWELL PLATE AND LID. F HOFFMANN LA ROCHE, F HOFFMANN LA ROCHE, BORDEN LADNER GERVAIS, April 17, 2018: CA2724106 (2 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a multiwell plate for amplification and a lid with a foil for sealing the multiwell plate, wherein two positions of said lid on said plate exist, one position for storage, one position for sealing of the foil to the plate. The invention also relates to a process for ...


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KAIBLINGER HARALD, SCHROTTER FLORIAN: ROUE DE LA CHANCE A COMMANDE GESTUELLE, WHEEL OF FORTUNE WITH GESTURE-BASED CONTROL. NOVOMATIC, NOVOMATIC, BORDEN LADNER GERVAIS, April 17, 2018: CA2862075 (2 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a method and an arrangement for the operation of a prize wheel (3) by a user (1). According to the invention, the position of the center of gravity (11) and the position of a hand (12) of the user (1) are ascertained using a camera (2); a height threshold (13) is fixed at a ...


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Hui Du, Tracy Earl Kelley, Chariclea Scordilis Kelley, Holger Schneider, Klaus Leitner, Joern Kulisch, Marina Safont Sempere, Johan ter Maat: Ionically conductive compounds and related uses. Sion Power Corporation, BASF SE, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, April 17, 2018: US09947963 (1 worldwide citation)

Articles, compositions, and methods involving ionically conductive compounds are provided. The disclosed ionically conductive compounds may be incorporated into an electrochemical cell (e.g., a lithium-sulfur electrochemical cell, a lithium-ion electrochemical cell, an intercalated-cathode based ele ...


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Todd Reichert, Cameron Robertson, Mark Johnson Cutler: Multicopter with wide span rotor configuration and protective fuselage. Kitty Hawk Corporation, Van Pelt Yi & James, April 17, 2018: US09944386 (1 worldwide citation)

An aircraft includes a plurality of rotors and a fuselage. The plurality of rotors are attached to the aircraft at a fixed roll angle and a fixed pitch angle and the plurality of rotors rotate independently of one another. The fuselage includes a side wall with a top edge where the top edge of the s ...


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Katsuyuki Doi: Lighting device and luminaire capable of determining a turned-off state of a load connected thereto when power supply is off. Panasonic Intellectual Property Management, Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, April 17, 2018: US09949329 (1 worldwide citation)

In a lighting device, a voltage detector outputs a detection voltage with a magnitude corresponding to a magnitude of a DC voltage outputted from a power supply circuit, a state determiner makes determination of whether a light source is in a turned-on state or in a turned-off state, a power control ...


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Motasim Sirhan, John Yan, Vinayak Bhat, Joseph Paraschac, Brett Cryer, Benjamyn S Serna: Uncaging stent. Elixir Medical Corporation, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, April 17, 2018: US09943426 (1 worldwide citation)

A stent (scaffold) or other luminal prosthesis comprising circumferential structural elements which provides high strength after deployment and allows for scaffold to uncage, and/or allow for scaffold or luminal expansion thereafter. The circumferential scaffold may be formed from degradable materia ...