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Charanpreet S Bagga, Shaun B Hanson, Christopher D Mandeen, Michael J Simpson, Steven B Cohen, Charles F Leinberry, Peter F Sharkey: Implantable devices for subchondral treatment of joint pain. Zimmer Knee Creations, Monument IP Law Group, December 17, 2013: US08608802 (26 worldwide citation)

Devices and associated methods are disclosed for treating bone, and particularly bone tissue at the joints. Disclosed are implantable devices that can be used either alone or in combination with this augmentation or hardening material for the repair of bone defects and which are particularly suited ...


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Michael C Whitfield, Michael J Simpson, Remy P Gauguey: Method and apparatus for early detection of DTMF signals in voice transmissions over an IP network. Mindspeed Technologies, Farjami & Farjami, May 2, 2006: US07039044 (16 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for early detection of in-band DTMF signals in voice transmissions over an IP network are disclosed. Using a digital signal processor, whenever any indication of signals possibly corresponding to the signals characteristic of DTMF tones are detected, packets of data that would ...


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Michael J Simpson: Apodized diffractive IOL with frustrated diffractive region. Alcon, Armando Pastrana Jr, August 11, 2009: US07572007 (7 worldwide citation)

In one aspect, the present invention provides a diffractive ophthalmic lens (e.g., a diffractive IOL) that includes an optic having an anterior surface and a posterior surface, where the optic provides a far focus. A frustrated diffractive structure comprising a plurality of diffractive zones is dis ...


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Michael J Simpson, Jihong Xie: Method of measuring diffractive lenses. Alcon, Jonathan E Prejean, February 9, 2010: US07659970 (6 worldwide citation)

A method and system for measuring an optical property of a multi-focal lens are disclosed. One embodiment of the method comprises: filtering out light transmitted by all but one of a plurality of diffraction orders of the lens to provide an unfiltered light from a single diffraction order; receiving ...


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Michael J Simpson, Jihong Xie: Method of measuring diffractive lenses. Alcon, Jonathan E Prejean, May 17, 2011: US07944553 (6 worldwide citation)

A method and system for measuring an optical property of a multi-focal lens are disclosed. One embodiment of the method comprises: filtering out light transmitted by all but one of a plurality of diffraction orders of the lens to provide an unfiltered light from a single diffraction order; receiving ...


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Charanpreet S Bagga, Shaun B Hanson, Christopher D Mandeen, Michael J Simpson, Steven B Cohen, Charles F Leinberry, Peter F Sharkey: Implantable devices for subchondral treatment of joint pain. ZIMMER KNEE CREATIONS, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, March 1, 2016: US09271835 (4 worldwide citation)

Devices and associated methods are disclosed for treating bone, and particularly bone tissue at the joints. Disclosed are implantable devices that can be used either alone or in combination with this augmentation or hardening material for the repair of bone defects and which are particularly suited ...


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Michael J Simpson: Determining physical lengths in an eye using multiple refractive indices. Novartis, Keiko Ichiye, January 21, 2014: US08632178 (1 worldwide citation)

In certain embodiments, determining physical lengths of an eye includes determining an optical length of each segment of a plurality of segments of an axis of the eye, where each segment corresponds to a portion of the eye. A refractive index is determined for each segment. A physical length of each ...


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Michael J Simpson: Calculating an intraocular lens (IOL) power according to a directly determined IOL location. Novartis, Keiko Ichiye, October 15, 2013: US08556421 (1 worldwide citation)

In certain embodiments, calculating intraocular lens (IOL) power includes determining locations of parts of an eye along an axis of the eye. The locations include the location of a cornea, the anterior and posterior locations of a crystalline lens, and the location of a retina. An IOL location of an ...


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Robert P Simpson, Michael J Simpson, William S Perrello: Computerized scheduling system and method for comparing two dates and alerting user of impending due date by changing color display of one of the two dates. Legalstar, Simpson & Simpson PLLC, October 13, 2015: USRE045751

A computerized docketing system for legal matters, comprising a database operatively arranged to store information related to the legal matters, including actions to be taken with respect to the legal matters, and due dates associated with the actions to be taken, an arithmetic logic unit operativel ...


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Xin Hong, Myoung Taek Choi, Mutlu Karakelle, Xiaoxiao Zhang, Michael J Simpson, Yan Zhang: Extended depth of focus (EDOF) lens to increase pseudo-accommodation by utilizing pupil dynamics. Novartis, Jason Finch, April 12, 2016: USRE045969

In one aspect, the present invention provides an ophthalmic lens (e.g., an IOL) that includes an optic having an anterior surface and a posterior surface disposed about an optical axis. At least one of the surfaces (e.g., the anterior surface) has a profile characterized by superposition of a base p ...