The following are examples of patents that we have obtained for our clients: 

9,729,875

Palette coding mode

9,723,197

Depth estimation from image defocus using multiple resolution Gaussian difference

9,718,205

Single setup shaper sander

9,717,145

Through silicon vias and thermocompression bonding using inkjet-printed nanoparticles

9,716,889

Intra and inter-color prediction for Bayer image coding

9,712,368

Differential current mode low latency modulation and demodulation for chip-to-chip connection

9,711,060

Biometric sensor ring for continuous wear mobile data applications

9,710,111

In-air ultrasonic rangefinding and angle estimation

9,708,529

Bulk polymer composites

9,700,724

Electrical charge balancing method and apparatus for functional stimulation using precision pulse width compensation

9,700,519

Spray dry method for encapsulation of biological moieties and chemicals in polymers cross-linked by multivalent ions for controlled release applications

9,689,679

Gyroscopes based on nitrogen-vacancy centers in diamond

9,687,902

Methods for increasing cycle life of metal liners and products manufactured therefrom

9,687,163

Seizure detection and epileptogenic lesion localization

9,685,214

Devices and methods for controlling magnetic anisotropy with localized biaxial strain in a piezoelectric substrate

9,672,886

Fast and low-power sense amplifier and writing circuit for high-speed MRAM

9,653,219

Mesoporous nanocrystalline film architecture for capacitive storage devices

9,621,892

Emulation of Bi predicted pictures using adjacent pictures for improved video

9,620,970

Network based management for multiplexed electric vehicle charging

9,614,232

Modular unit fuel cell assembly

9,604,039

Unobstructing microdevices for self-clearing implantable catheters

9,600,990

System and methods for generating predictive combinations of hospital monitor alarms

9,584,716

Method and apparatus for autofocus area selection by detection of moving objects

9,582,880

Automated image system for scoring changes in quantitative interstitial lung disease

9,577,847

Non-reciprocal components with balanced distributedly modulated capacitors (DMC)

9,576,347

Structure analysis method for recovering missing structures in an image after object removal

9,542,722

Automatic scaling of objects based on depth map for image editing

9,540,294

Metal-organic framework for the separation of alkane isomers

9,538,928

Neural recording system

9,537,087

Magnetoresistance sensor with perpendicular anisotropy

9,536,335

Using frequency decomposition for better color consistency in a synthesized region

9,533,306

Single sided continuous optoelectrowetting (SCEOW) device for droplet manipulation with light patterns

9,524,709

Multiferroic transducer for audio applications

9,523,845

High numerical aperture telemicroscopy apparatus

9,520,552

DIOMEJ cell device

9,520,443

Systems and methods for implementing magnetoelectric junctions

9,502,761

Electrically small vertical split-ring resonator antennas

9,497,488

Conditional golomb based adaptive entropy coding

9,491,028

Phase synchronization of modulation or demodulation for QAM-based multiband TSV-link

9,488,436

System, apparatus and circuits for tactical rail accessory management

9,480,675

Method for increasing muscle growth by blocking sirtuin activity

9,480,462

Micropatterned textile for fluid transport

9,479,192

Method for data compression and time-bandwidth product engineering

9,471,973

Methods and apparatus for computer-aided radiological detection and imaging

9,466,847

Integrated recirculating fuel cell methods

9,459,171

Droplet-based capacitive pressure sensor

9,450,566

Sharp programmable filters using periodically time-varying components

9,450,020

Multiple-bits-per-cell voltage-controlled magnetic memory

9,448,178

Integrated microfluidic radioassay and imaging platform for small sample analysis

9,443,316

Semi-automatic image segmentation

9,437,008

Image segmentation using bayes risk estimation of scene foreground and background

9,431,919

Biomedical implant with a monolithic timing control based rectifier for multivoltage for biomedical applications

9,431,201

Micromechanical resonant switches and charge pumps

9,428,806

Apparatus and method for electrical detection of oligonucleotides through pore blockades

9,426,016

Self track scheme for multi frequency band serializer de-serializer I/O circuits

9,423,353

Apparatus and methods for fluorescence imaging using radiofrequency-multiplexed excitation

9,421,369

Circuit architecture for high channel count high-voltage neural stimulator

9,420,295

Joint mode decision with shared bit-budget condition

9,420,158

System and method for effectively implementing a lens array in an electronic device

9,418,420

System and method for automated detection of lung nodules in medical images

9,418,317

End-to end visual recognition system and methods

9,413,050

Distributedly modulated capacitors for non-reciprocal components

9,412,153

Using depth for recovering missing information in an image

9,380,303

Adding run-mode to block-based DPCM codec

9,374,950

System and methods for monitoring leaf temperature for prediction of plant water status

9,369,318

Scalable serial/de-serial I/O for chip-to-chip connection based on multi-frequency QAM scheme

9,368,283

Ionic gel electrolyte, energy storage devices, and methods of manufacture thereof

9,356,582

Low jitter tunable voltage control oscillator with self calibration circuits to reduce chip fabrication process variation

9,355,764

Magnetoelectric control of superparamagnetism

9,355,699

Voltage-controlled magnetic anisotropy (VCMA) switch and magneto-electric memory (MERAM)

9,346,966

Liquid silane-based compositions and methods for producing silicon-based materials

9,343,658

Magnetic memory bits with perpendicular magnetization switched by current-induced spin-orbit torques

9,341,710

Sub-carrier successive approximation millimeter wave radar for high-accuracy 3D imaging

9,334,614

Traffic barrier delineator apparatus

9,325,884

Cellscope apparatus and methods for imaging

9,324,403

Voltage-controlled magnetic anisotropy (VCMA) switch and magneto-electric memory (MERAM)

9,323,397

In-air ultrasonic rangefinding and angle estimation

9,311,825

Biometric sensing and processing apparatus for mobile gaming, education, and wellness applications

9,295,116

Switched-capacitor isolated LED driver

9,290,104

Power control apparatus and methods for electric vehicles

9,275,284

Method and apparatus for extraction of static scene photo from sequence of images

9,264,728

Intra-plane and inter-plane predictive method for Bayer image coding

9,262,827

Lung, lobe, and fissure imaging systems and methods

9,260,688

Methods and apparatus for cell culture array

9,239,346

Systems for providing electro-mechanical sensors

9,237,398

Motion tracked binaural sound conversion of legacy recordings

9,233,827

Various container attachable one-handed controllable pneumatic fluid dispensing apparatus with vent valve

9,227,200

Microfluidic devices with flexible optically transparent electrodes

9,227,046

Intravenous line coupling apparatus

9,220,455

SEM scanner sensing apparatus, system and methodology for early detection of ulcers

9,215,469

Intra-plane and inter-plane predictive method for RGB image coding

9,214,011

Camera defocus direction estimation

9,213,898

Object detection and extraction from image sequences

9,213,890

Gesture recognition system for TV control

9,211,368

Heart assist device

9,210,914

Method for training honeybees to respond to olfactory stimuli and enhancement of memory retention therein

9,210,438

Logical intra mode naming in HEVC video coding

9,188,568

Gas chromatography recomposition-olfactometry for characterization of aroma mixtures

9,178,725

Multi-band interconnect for inter-chip and intra-chip communications

9,170,166

Droplet-based capacitive pressure sensor

9,161,735

Systems, compositions, and methods for local imaging and treatment of pain

9,161,040

Adaptive block partitioning with shared bit-budget

9,161,035

Flexible band offset mode in sample adaptive offset in HEVC

9,157,729

Light sensor facilitated insert thickness detection system

9,155,398

Heated and cooled chair apparatus

9,154,594

High numerical aperture telemicroscopy apparatus

9,138,336

Expandable distension device for hollow organ growth

9,130,347

Nanopillar photonic crystal lasers

9,129,691

Voltage-controlled magnetic anisotropy (VCMA) switch and magneto-electric memory (MeRAM)

9,112,526

Binarization of DQP using separate absolute value and sign (SAVS) in CABAC

9,108,005

Treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome by injection of the flexor retinaculum

9,106,918

Coefficient coding harmonization in HEVC

9,099,641

Systems and methods for implementing magnetoelectric junctions having improved read-write characteristics

9,079,189

Methods and devices for sorting cells and other biological particulates

9,078,030

Graphical user interface (GUI) control by internet protocol television (IPTV) remote internet access devices

9,077,412

Regenerative receiver architectures for millimeter-wave and sub-millimeter-wave imaging and communication

9,077,060

Microelectromechanical system (MEMS) resonant switches and applications for power converters and amplifiers

9,076,589

Ionic gel electrolyte, energy storage devices, and methods of manufacture thereof

9,075,805

Methods and apparatuses for synchronizing and tracking content

9,071,860

Video recording apparatus for automatically redistributing recorded video

9,071,204

Digital polar and ZVS contour based hybrid power amplifier

9,065,262

Fish tape leader with quick change coupling

9,064,678

Vacuum photosensor device with electron lensing

9,060,714

System for detection of body motion

9,057,705

Surface-enhanced raman spectroscopy substrate for arsenic sensing in groundwater

9,055,256

On screen programming of universal remote control features

9,047,950

Read-disturbance-free nonvolatile content addressable memory (CAM)

9,047,429

In-place resynthesis and remapping techniques for soft error mitigation in FPGA

9,036,407

Voltage-controlled magnetic memory element with canted magnetization

9,029,034

Integrated recirculating fuel cell system

9,026,347

Smart electric vehicle (EV) charging and grid integration apparatus and methods

9,015,853

Concealing access patterns to electronic data storage for privacy

9,013,860

Asymmetric hybrid supercapacitors based on nanotube nanowire composites

9,008,264

Apparatus and methods for determination of the half value layer of X-ray beams

9,003,439

System and method for internet TV and broadcast advertisements

8,999,550

Charge storage devices containing carbon nanotube films as electrodes and charge collectors

8,994,880

System and methods for automatic power saving via device location identification

8,988,923

Nonvolatile magneto-electric random access memory circuit with burst writing and back-to-back reads

8,987,649

Methods for optical amplified imaging using a two-dimensional spectral brush

8,977,358

Intelligent self-organizing electrode stimulation delivery system

8,938,115

Systems and methods for data fusion mapping estimation

8,930,280

Recycling postage-paid indicator and process

8,929,944

Wireless intelligent switch engine

8,929,440

QP adaptive coefficients scanning and application

8,929,432

Combination A/53 and A/153 receiver using a HIHO viterbi decoder

8,928,741

3-D controller system for legacy TV

8,917,562

Body voltage sensing based short pulse reading circuit

8,915,949

Method for providing directional therapy to skeletal joints

8,890,618

Zero-voltage-switching contour based outphasing power amplifier

8,873,132

Method and apparatus for generation and detection of rogue waves

8,870,060

Apparatus and method for dispersive fourier-transform imaging

8,861,599

Context reduction for last transform position coding

8,861,593

Context adaptation within video coding modules

8,857,624

Large and small document combination optimization for document sequencing system

8,854,544

Multi-point television motion sensor system and method

8,850,200

Method and apparatus for secure communications through a trusted intermediary server

8,848,094

Optimal blur matching selection for depth estimation

8,842,118

Automated image replacement using deformation and illumination estimation

8,841,739

Systems and methods for implementing magnetoelectric junctions

8,838,502

Method of using personal device with internal biometric in conducting transactions over a network

8,837,581

Power-line communication based surveillance system

8,836,439

Dynamic frequency tuning of electric and magnetic metamaterial response

8,821,408

Data mining system for noninvasive intracranial pressure assessment

8,808,807

Functionalized inorganic films for ion conduction

8,805,576

Opportunistic mail document commingling

8,804,368

Downward-facing optical component module

8,801,005

Rolled material transfer cart

8,792,564

Adaptive preprocessing method using feature-extracted video maps

8,790,281

Method of thermal treatment of myolysis and destruction of benign uterine tumors

8,789,120

Temporal video tagging and distribution

8,787,449

Optimal separable adaptive loop filter

8,786,695

High numerical aperture telemicroscopy apparatus

8,776,107

System and method for internet TV and broadcast advertisements

8,775,984

Phase coherent differential structures

8,770,985

Heimlich or abdominal thrust maneuver teaching aid for choking relief or rescue

8,761,243

Technique to enable efficient adaptive streaming and transcoding of video and other signals

8,758,653

Molecular optimization of multiply-functionalized mesostructured materials

8,755,493

Apparatus for producing X-rays for use in imaging

8,755,118

Planar, high NA, low loss transmitting or reflecting lenses using sub-wavelength high contrast grating

8,745,208

Method for data synchronization with mobile wireless devices

8,744,036

High power density liquid-cooled pebble-channel nuclear reactor

8,743,995

Wireless communication throughput enhancement based on delayed channel gain information

8,743,957

Context adaptive directional intra prediction

8,743,194

High numerical aperture telemicroscopy apparatus

8,736,747

Camera autofocus adaptive blur matching model fitting

8,733,015

Disinfestation and disinfection of food, perishables and other commodities

8,731,303

Vanishing point estimation system and methods

8,726,564

Disinfestation and disinfection of food, perishables and other commodities

8,721,570

Strain monitoring system and apparatus

8,717,437

End-to end visual recognition system and methods

8,707,099

Dynamic cue generator

8,705,866

Region description and modeling for image subscene recognition

8,705,619

Directional discrete wavelet transform (DDWT) for video compression applications

8,702,917

Electrolytic cell and system for treating water

8,702,654

Treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome by injection of the flexor retinaculum

8,686,712

Time stretch enhanced recording scope

8,686,497

DRAM cell utilizing a doubly gated vertical channel

8,682,479

Opportunistic mail document commingling

8,675,346

Mesoporous nanocrystalline film architecture for capacitive storage devices

8,654,441

Differential interference contrast serial time encoded amplified microscopy

8,432,153

Time stretch enhanced recording scope

8,431,083

Microwave induced destruction of siloxanes and hydrogen sulfide in biogas

8,427,813

Hierarchical nanowire composites for electrochemical energy storage

8,427,251

Temperature compensated oscillator including MEMS resonator for frequency control

8,416,450

Turn-bar document handling apparatus for utilization with a lazy-portrait document printing system

8,416,033

Compact dual-band metamaterial-based hybrid ring coupler

8,414,509

Implantable thermal treatment method and apparatus

8,411,195

Focus direction detection confidence system and method

8,409,276

Heart assist device

8,406,546

Adaptive entropy coding for images and videos using set partitioning in generalized hierarchical trees

8,406,525

Recognition via high-dimensional data classification

8,405,470

Diplexer synthesis using composite right/left-handed phase-advance/delay lines

8,405,469

Composite right/left (CRLH) couplers

8,405,006

Small footprint heater

8,401,797

Method for predicting enzyme-catalyzed reactions

8,401,071

Virtually lossless video data compression

8,396,305

Image compression utilizing ring-tree entropy coding and directional transforms

8,396,181

Method and apparatus for generating nuclear fusion using crystalline materials

8,396,118

System and method to control compressed video picture quality for a given average bit rate

8,387,888

Reduced-ink barcodes

8,386,190

System and method for identifying networks of ternary relationships in complex data systems

8,376,218

Apparatus and method for dispersive fourier-transform imaging

8,374,087

Reliable audio-video transmission system using multi-media diversity

8,372,908

Method of fabrication of nanoparticulate composites using monomer stabilization

8,364,998

Adaptive real-time methodology for optimizing energy-efficient computing

8,357,653

System and method for inhibiting cellular proliferation with tachykinins

8,355,198

Method and apparatus for generation and detection of rogue waves

8,347,514

Power line tower alignment jig

8,345,158

Merging video with time-decimated high-resolution imagery to form high-resolution video frames

8,344,728

Systems and methods using nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy to evaluate pain and degenerative properties of tissue

8,336,779

System for automatically reading a response form using a digital camera

8,335,390

Blur function modeling for depth of field rendering

8,331,684

Color and intensity based meaningful object of interest detection

8,329,559

Damascene process for use in fabricating semiconductor structures having micro/nano gaps

8,325,001

Interleaved three-dimensional on-chip differential inductors and transformers

8,315,666

Wireless intelligent switch engine

8,295,364

System and method of video data encoding with minimum baseband data transmission

8,294,638

Power saving display mode for organic electroluminescent displays

8,284,260

Optimal raw RGB determination for color calibration

8,280,214

Nanowires and nanoribbons as subwavelength optical waveguides and their use as components in photonic circuits and devices

8,274,691

Lazy-portrait narrow-edge-to-narrow-edge document printing system

8,271,354

Electronic music marker device delayed notification

8,270,760

Iterative methods for dose reduction and image enhancement in tomography

8,266,690

Temporally synchronized video display unit screensaver or wallpaper based on user preferences

8,259,793

System and method of fast MPEG-4/AVC quantization

8,259,208

Method and apparatus for performing touch-based adjustments within imaging devices

8,254,854

Pulsed load modulation amplifier and method

8,253,294

Increased efficiency dual rotational electric motor/generator

8,249,151

SIMD-processor-friendly MPEG-2 intra-quantizer

8,249,150

SIMD-processor-friendly MPEG-2 inter-quantizer 

8,246,561

Systems, devices and methods for treating acute dorsal fracture dislocations of the PIP joint

8,245,779

Centralizer apparatus

8,237,324

Bistable electroactive polymers

8,235,641

Hinged and bifurcated cart document handling apparatus utilized with a lazy-portrait document printing system

8,233,541

Recursive image quality enhancement on super resolution video

8,228,990

Template matching scheme using multiple predictors as candidates for intra-prediction

8,228,400

Generation of simulated long exposure images in response to multiple short exposures

8,218,627

Scalable MPEG video/macro block rate control

8,199,823

Estimation of B frame average rate quantization parameter (QP) in a group of pictures (GOP)

8,199,814

Estimation of I frame average rate quantization parameter (QP) in a group of pictures (GOP)

8,199,248

Two-dimensional polynomial model for depth estimation based on two-picture matching

8,198,773

Increased efficiency counter-rotating electric motor for propelling a boat

8,194,736

Video data compression with integrated lossy and lossless compression

8,189,677

Estimation of P frame average rate quantization parameter (QP) in a group of pictures (GOP)

8,189,643

Sub-wavelength grating integrated VCSEL

8,184,657

Reliable audio-video transmission system using multi-media diversity

8,183,994

Flexible, scalable, service-oriented surveillance system architecture

8,172,780

Hip brace apparatus and method of use

8,172,090

Large and small document combination optimization for document sequencing system

8,168,126

Apparatus for microwave induced destruction of siloxanes and hydrogen sulfide in biogas

8,166,624

Linearly extendible impact anchor driving pole and anchor system

8,165,395

Automatic image color tone correction

8,164,401

Tunable artificial dielectrics

8,160,418

Methods for content redistribution within networked recording devices

8,160,141

Advanced video coded pictures--reduced cost computation of an intra mode decision in the frequency domain

8,155,184

Video coding system using texture analysis and synthesis in a scalable coding framework

8,155,183

Power-line communication based surveillance system

8,135,662

Usage based indicators to assess the impact of scholarly works: architecture and method

8,132,361

Apparatus for staking trees

8,130,049

Submillimeter-wave signal generation by linear superimposition of phase-shifted fundamental tone signals

8,109,448

System and method for at-nozzle injection of agrochemicals

8,109,024

Trigger activated switch

D652,275

Bottle opener ring

8,095,891

Smart menu apparatus

8,095,178

Wireless intelligent switch engine

8,093,628

Fluidic nanotubes and devices

8,079,377

Concrete washout container

8,072,291

Compact dual-band metamaterial-based hybrid ring coupler

8,072,289

Composite right/left (CRLH) couplers

8,070,695

Strain monitoring system and apparatus

8,066,650

Strain monitoring system and apparatus

8,064,461

Method and apparatus for TCIP/IP data transfer over a wireless network

8,060,742

Method and apparatus for secure communications

8,059,690

Sub-wavelength grating integrated VCSEL

8,057,354

Method and system for controlling rate of change of ratio in a continuously variable transmission

RE42,876

Apparatus and method for operating internal combustion engines from variable mixtures of gaseous fuels

8,046,174

System and method for identifying networks of ternary relationships in complex data systems

8,045,046

Four-dimensional polynomial model for depth estimation based on two-picture matching

8,044,442

Metal-insulator-metal (MIM) switching devices

8,043,943

Low-temperature formation of polycrystalline semiconductor films via enhanced metal-induced crystallization

8,028,097

System and method for synchronizing audio-visual devices on a power line communications (PLC) network

8,027,582

Autofocus with confidence measure

8,027,384

Scalable MPEG video/macro block rate control

8,026,485

Chitin-based cantilever bimorphs and readout devices

8,025,688

Apparatus for thermal therapy of prostate gland with ultrasound energy

8,022,776

Origami cascaded topology for analog and mixed-signal applications

8,014,633

Method and apparatus for suppressing ringing artifacts within super-resolution image processing

8,004,717

Stack flipping document handling system for utilization with printing lazy-portrait formatted documents

8,003,943

Dynamic emergency radiation monitor

8,003,497

Diluted magnetic semiconductor nanowires exhibiting magnetoresistance

7,996,869

Automatically reconfigurable multimedia system with interchangeable personality adapters

7,993,337

Circumferential ablation device assembly

7,992,931

Adjustable motorcycle-mounted back support

7,985,367

Method for producing active glass nanoparticles by laser ablation

7,981,041

Sonographically guided transvaginal or transrectal pelvic abscess drainage using trocar method and biopsy guide attachment

7,979,516

Method for data synchronization with mobile wireless devices

7,978,349

Apparatus and method for high speed printing of form and variable data

7,975,427

Disinfestation and disinfection of food, perishables and other commodities

7,971,073

Adaptive real-time methodology for optimizing energy-efficient computing

7,965,826

Apparatus and method for collaborating between a video device and a telephonic device

7,961,541

Memory device with self-refresh operations

7,960,303

Microwave induced destruction of siloxanes and hydrogen sulfide in biogas

7,960,063

Hydrogen production by a thermochemical water splitting cycle

7,956,639

Intelligent cellular electronic structures

7,956,339

Single-sided lateral-field and phototransistor-based optoelectronic tweezers

7,953,280

Anomalous change detection in imagery

7,952,526

Compact dual-band resonator using anisotropic metamaterial

7,939,900

Materials for the formation of polymer junction diodes

7,933,856

System and method for knowledge based matching of users in a network

7,929,367

Low power memory control circuits and methods

7,927,883

In-situ soil nitrate ion concentration sensor

7,925,775

TCP congestion control based on bandwidth estimation techniques

D635,422

Bottle opener ring

D635,421

Bottle opener ring

7,921,402

FPGA circuits and methods considering process variations

7,911,386

Multi-band radiating elements with composite right/left-handed meta-material transmission line

7,908,756

Integrated calibration sphere and calibration step fixture for improved coordinate measurement machine calibration

7,904,140

Time-resolved non-invasive optometric device for medical diagnostic

7,898,572

Methods and apparatuses for identifying opportunities to capture content

7,898,005

Inorganic nanotubes and electro-fluidic devices fabricated therefrom

7,897,022

Electrolytic cell and system for treating water

7,895,265

Method and system for identifying a time specific event

7,886,239

Phase coherent differtial structures

7,882,915

Vehicle lateral-motion apparatus

7,877,719

Fast dual-V.sub.dd buffer insertion and buffered tree construction for power minimization

7,875,953

Low crosstalk substrate for mixed-signal integrated circuits

7,868,610

Angular motion tracking sensor

7,852,234

Cross-walk safety lighting with multiple enhanced flash rate

7,852,176

Tunable artificial dielectrics

7,840,086

Method for inpainting of images

7,839,710

Nano-electro-mechanical memory cells and devices

7,839,701

Low voltage operation DRAM control circuits

7,837,909

Mesostructured inorganic materials prepared with controllable orientational ordering

7,834,264

Methods of fabricating nanostructures and nanowires and devices fabricated therefrom

7,826,504

Active terahertz metamaterial devices

7,823,520

Portable adjustable work surface

7,821,633

Apparatus and method for Raman spectroscopy and microscopy with time domain spectral analysis

7,819,826

Implantable thermal treatment method and apparatus

7,817,870

Method and apparatus for image processing with color constancy

7,814,195

Method for data synchronization with mobile wireless devices

7,809,645

Methods and apparatuses for sequestering content

7,794,094

System and method for multi-directional positioning of projected images

7,788,586

Content output queue generation

7,785,415

Localized synthesis and self-assembly of nanostructures

7,775,999

Apparatus and method for use of a hip brace

7,762,980

Hemodialysis access with on-off functionality

7,756,305

Fast 3D cytometry for information in tissue engineering

7,749,218

Method of straddling an intraosseous nerve

7,748,557

Method and apparatus for enhancing the sensory experience of consuming a beverage

7,748,102

Method for fabricating a conduction-cooled high-temperature superconducting cable

7,743,247

Method and apparatus for secure communications

7,739,712

Apparatus and system for delivering audio/video content to a remote receiver

7,736,286

Exercise system utilizing elastic bands

7,727,771

Systems and methods for optical actuation of microfluidics based on OPTO-electrowetting

7,725,949

Ventilated face shield assembly with glare shield

7,724,820

Method of real time MPEG-4 texture decoding for a multiprocessor environment

7,714,610

Low-power FPGA circuits and methods

7,713,166

Method and system for controlling rate of change of ratio in a continuously variable transmission

7,705,625

Source transistor configurations and control methods

7,703,454

Inhaler with breath actuated dose counter

7,702,357

Wireless intelligent switch engine

7,697,608

Scalable MPEG video/macro block rate control

7,691,817

System and method for inhibiting cellular proliferation with tachykinins

7,685,222

Power of two multiplication engine

7,678,488

Integrated and modular BSP/MEA/manifold plates for fuel cells

7,675,384

Composite right/left handed (CRLH) hybrid-ring couplers

7,671,336

Method for soil content prediction based on a limited number of mid-infrared absorbances

7,670,707

Electrical contacts for fuel cells

7,668,849

Method and system for processing structured data and unstructured data

7,667,555

Composite right/left handed (CRLH) branch-line couplers

7,664,830

Method and system for utilizing embedded MPEG-7 content descriptions

7,663,066

Process for creating a durable EMI/RFI shield between two or more structural surfaces and shield formed therefrom

7,661,224

Apparatus for staking trees

7,653,903

Modular imaging download system

7,651,845

Method and apparatus for glucose control and insulin dosing for diabetics

7,641,874

Microwave induced destruction of impurities from biogas and nitrogen oxides from engine exhaust

7,641,691

Biodegradable/bioactive nucleus pulposus implant and method for treating degenerated intervertebral discs

7,639,739

Technique to enable efficient adaptive streaming and transcoding of video and other signals

7,635,434

Treatment system and method for treating liquid concrete washout waste

7,633,925

Bandwidth management of virtual networks on a shared network

7,629,640

Two bit/four bit SONOS flash memory cell

7,629,580

Dynamic emergency radiation monitor

7,628,826

Artificial firelog and firestarter chip producing apparatus and method and products produced therefrom

7,628,825

Artificial firelog and firestarter chip producing apparatus and method and products produced therefrom

7,627,079

Method for computing patient radiation dose in computed tomography

7,625,165

Vehicle for setting utility poles in a remote location

7,616,762

System and method for authenticating/registering network device in power line communication (PLC)

7,612,355

Optoelectronic tweezers for microparticle and cell manipulation

7,609,891

Evaluation of element distribution within a collection of images based on pixel scatterness

7,609,697

Optimizing IEEE 802.11 for TCP/IP data transfer

7,606,391

Video content scene change determination

7,600,512

Inhaler with breath actuated dose counter

7,590,221

Method and apparatus for angle of inclination acquisition and display on radiographic image

7,589,882

Optical transceiver integratable with silicon VLSI

7,588,824

Hydrogen cyano fullerene containing proton conducting membranes

7,588,551

Hemodialysis access with on-off functionality

7,573,571

Airborne particulate discriminator

7,569,941

Methods of fabricating nanostructures and nanowires and devices fabricated therefrom

7,569,847

Methods of fabricating nanostructures and nanowires and devices fabricated therefrom

7,568,631

System, apparatus and method for obtaining one-time credit card numbers using a smart card

7,565,113

Method and apparatus to resist fading in mimo and simo wireless systems

7,556,247

Printer-lane-packaging for variable page-count document sets

7,551,606

Isochronous transmission for IP-oriented network

7,547,886

Infrared sensor systems and devices

7,541,600

Lithographic and measurement techniques using the optical properties of biaxial crystals

7,531,916

Protection circuits for hybrid power systems

7,531,736

System and method for adjusting MIDI volume levels based on response to the characteristics of an analog signal

7,525,834

SRAM cell structure and circuits

7,524,408

Surface nanopatterning

7,522,464

Dynamic memory refresh configurations and leakage control methods

7,508,283

Composite right/left handed (CRLH) couplers

7,506,673

Manual bulk liquid pump control and distribution system

7,500,653

T-post extension

7,494,586

Treatment system for liquid concrete washout waste

7,490,359

Lightweight ventilated face shield frame

7,487,684

Glass-modified stress waves for separation of ultra thin films and nanoelectronics device fabrication

7,482,893

Power combiners using meta-material composite right/left hand transmission line at infinite wavelength frequency

7,476,235

Catheter based balloon for therapy modification and positioning of tissue

7,469,036

Analysis of macromolecules, ligands and macromolecule-ligand complexes

7,456,727

System and method for enhanced alertness and efficient distributed management for video surveillance

7,455,788

Nanoscale electric lithography

7,452,369

Spine microsurgery techniques, training aids and implants

7,452,336

Interactive neural training device

7,450,790

Non-electronic radio frequency front-end with immunity to electromagnetic pulse damage

7,450,642

Fast motion vector prediction method

7,450,638

Power-line communication based surveillance system

7,448,838

Vehicle for setting utility poles in a remote location

7,448,823

Quick release shackle pin system

7,448,597

Powered personnel ascender

7,446,712

Composite right/left-handed transmission line based compact resonant antenna for RF module integration

7,446,253

Method and apparatus for sensing and displaying tablature associated with a stringed musical instrument

7,445,442

Artificial firelog and firestarter chip producing apparatus and method and products produced therefrom

7,435,611

Laser generated stress waves for stiction repair

7,434,352

Rodent bait dispenser

D578,060

Header for solar collector

7,426,296

Human skin tone detection in YCbCr space

7,425,217

System and method for inhibiting cellular proliferation with tachykinins

7,410,577

Method and apparatus for recovery of spilled oil or other viscous fluid

7,406,974

Concrete washout container

7,406,384

System and method for identifying networks or ternary relationships in complex data systems

7,404,830

Artificial firelog and firestarter chip producing apparatus and method and products produced therefrom

7,402,884

Low crosstalk substrate for mixed-signal integrated circuits

7,391,288

Zeroeth-order resonator

7,385,131

Method and apparatus of music obfuscation to limit unauthorized playback

7,384,041

Mailing piece buffer system

7,377,719

Curb and gutter sled with pivoting mold assembly

7,373,037

Compact wavelength-selective optical crossconnect

7,372,247

Apparatus and method for locating and marking an underground utility

7,364,627

Method for controlling concrete washout

7,363,265

Method and system for ubiquitous enablement of electronic currency

7,361,327

Microporous crystals and synthesis schemes

D566,277

Spinal fusion implant

7,355,216

Fluidic nanotubes and devices

D562,682

Wet tissue dispenser

7,336,867

Wavelength-selective 1.times.N.sup.2 switches with two-dimensional input/output fiber arrays

7,334,014

Consistent time service for fault-tolerant distributed systems

7,333,622

Dynamic binaural sound capture and reproduction

7,330,090

Zeroeth-order resonator

7,324,390

Low voltage operation dram control circuits

7,312,771

Power saving display mode for organic electroluminescent displays

7,311,776

Localized synthesis and self-assembly of nanostructures

7,307,223

Durable EMI/RFI shield between two or more structural surfaces and shield formed therefrom

D556,905

Spinal fusion implant

7,305,582

Consistent asynchronous checkpointing of multithreaded application programs based on active replication

7,304,781

Ultra broadband mirror using subwavelength grating

7,304,298

Photoemissive ion mobility spectrometry in ambient air

7,303,815

Functional bimorph composite nanotapes and methods of fabrication

7,301,322

CMOS constant voltage generator

7,293,200

Method and system for providing transparent incremental and multiprocess checkpointing to computer applications

7,289,675

Scalable predictive coding method and apparatus

7,284,982

Inflatable dental impression tray and mixing tip

7,284,656

Can extractor apparatus

7,284,188

Method and system for embedding MPEG-7 header data to improve digital content queries

7,280,047

Real-time electronic spray deposition sensor

7,263,128

Triple-buffering method for overlapped motion compensation in a video decoder

7,261,672

Method and system for controlling rate of change of ratio in a continuously variable transmission

7,261,622

Multiple cutting edged sanding wheel

7,258,690

Windowed thermal ablation probe

7,256,107

Damascene process for use in fabricating semiconductor structures having micro/nano gaps

7,251,745

Transparent TCP connection failover

7,246,717

Fire resistant base tank for mounting a generator

D546,680

Wet tissue dispenser

7,231,554

Transparent consistent active replication of multithreaded application programs

7,230,546

Roadway incursion alert system

7,228,452

Transparent consistent semi-active and passive replication of multithreaded application programs

7,227,139

System and method for optical detection of petroleum and other products in an environment

7,225,217

Low-power Booth-encoded array multiplier

7,225,129

Visual display methods for in computer-animated speech production models

7,225,085

Precision gas flow meter

7,224,458

Phase-shifting test mask patterns for characterizing illumination polarization balance in image forming optical systems

7,223,913

Method and apparatus for sensing and displaying tablature associated with a stringed musical instrument

7,223,250

Integrated remote control and massage device

7,221,263

Helmet lighting system

7,217,880

Previous event feedback system for electronic player piano systems

7,217,205

Compact inline longitudinal CVT

7,214,907

Apparatus for dispensing pavement sealants

7,212,703

Compact wavelength-selective optical crossconnect

7,211,926

Temperature compensated oscillator including MEMS resonator for frequency control

7,211,143

Sacrificial template method of fabricating a nanotube

7,211,055

System and method providing directional ultrasound therapy to skeletal joints

7,209,751

System and method for proximity motion detection in a wireless network

7,207,091

Magnetic clasp apparatus

7,206,964

Consistent asynchronous checkpointing of multithreaded application programs based on semi-active or passive replication

7,206,320

Method and apparatus for non-centralized network bandwidth management

7,205,546

Spherical PET mammography scanner

7,205,544

Dynamic emergency radiation monitor

7,203,191

Method for loop-free multipath routing using predecessor information

7,200,111

Method for improving TCP performance over wireless links

7,191,784

Dental flosser with floss beads

7,185,236

Consistent group membership for semi-active and passive replication

7,183,016

Integrated fuel cell power system

7,174,944

Triple slide assembly for sliding doors

7,173,245

Submicron thermal imaging method and enhanced resolution (super-resolved) AC-coupled imaging for thermal inspection of integrated circuits

7,156,877

Biodegradable/bioactive nucleus pulposus implant and method for treating degenerated intervertebral discs

D533,046

Pocket door handle

7,144,562

Synthesis of LiBC and hole-doped Li.sub.1-xBC

7,144,381

Hemodialysis system and method

7,143,914

Latching rack system for vehicles

7,140,386

Surge suppression and safety cut-off valve

7,136,945

Method and apparatus for extending protected content access with peer to peer applications

7,136,870

Method and apparatus for accessing and displaying multimedia content

7,136,541

Method of performing sub-pixel based edge-directed image interpolation

7,127,454

E-marker find music

7,124,767

Concrete washout container

7,122,019

Intra-aortic renal drug delivery catheter

7,121,526

Drain plug assembly

7,121,288

Concrete washout container

7,121,274

Complete outdoor kitchen

7,118,821

Hydrophilic polymer-oxide-phosphoric acid compositions for proton conducting membranes

7,118,633

Concrete washout container and method for controlling concrete washout

7,107,234

Electronic music marker device delayed notification

7,104,576

Weeding shovel with footstep

7,104,443

Method and system for facilitating electronic funds transactions

7,102,915

SRAM cell structure and circuits

7,099,676

System and method for location and motion detection in a home wireless network

7,094,667

Smooth thin film layers produced by low temperature hydrogen ion cut

7,093,274

Apparatus and method for accommodating fast change of digital streaming sources and formats

7,092,693

Ultra-wide band wireless / power-line communication system for delivering audio/video content

7,085,122

MEMS tunable capacitor based on angular vertical comb drives

7,082,048

Low voltage operation DRAM control circuits

7,078,705

Neutron and gamma detector using an ionization chamber with an integrated body and moderator

7,075,431

Logical pet immune intrusion detection apparatus and method

7,072,539

Wavelength-selective 1.times.N2 switches with two-dimensional input/output fiber arrays

7,068,742

Method and apparatus for resolving multipath components for wireless location finding

7,065,546

Method of performing quantization within a multimedia bitstream utilizing division-free instructions

7,063,819

Nonthermal plasma processor utilizing additive-gas injection and/or gas extraction

7,063,767

Process for creating a durable EMI/RFI shield between two or more structural surfaces and shield formed therefrom

7,062,962

Portable apparatus and method for measuring hydraulic features in rivers and streams

7,062,528

Method and system for identifying a time specific event

7,061,006

Light emission from semiconductor integrated circuits

7,058,438

Method and apparatus for self-diagnostic evaluation of nerve sensory latency

7,046,639

System and method for ad hoc network access employing the distributed election of a shared transmission schedule

7,044,135

Device and method for forming a circumferential conduction block in a pulmonary vein

7,039,316

Optical layer multicasting using a multiple sub-carrier header and a multicast switch with active header insertion via reflective single sideband optical processing

7,038,827

Variable semiconductor all-optical buffer using slow light based on electromagnetically induced transparency

7,038,249

Horizontal current bipolar transistor and fabrication method

7,038,205

Probe apparatus with laser guiding for locating a source of radioactivity

7,036,756

Anti-sputter fluid flow control apparatus for paint sprayers

7,036,014

Probabilistic signature scheme

7,035,227

On-demand loop-free multipath routing (ROAM)

7,033,075

Apparatus for retaining a radiographic sensor during dental x-ray imaging

7,031,308

Tree-based ordered multicasting method

7,030,777

Roadway incursion alert system

7,030,623

Electrical short tracing apparatus and method

7,028,954

Microfabricated translational stages for control of aerodynamic loading

7,027,510

Method of estimating backward motion vectors within a video sequence

7,027,449

Method for maintaining reservation state in a network router and resulting scalable integrated architectures for computer networks

7,022,165

Tubular hydrogen permeable metal foil membrane and method of fabrication

7,021,228

Road towed ferry

7,020,083

Method for improving TCP performance over wireless links

7,018,155

Refuse container transporter and lift

7,011,304

Collator apparatus

7,002,949

Bandwidth efficient source tracing (BEST) routing protocol for wireless networks

7,002,910

Receiver-initiated channel-hopping (RICH) method for wireless communication networks

6,996,147

Methods of fabricating nanostructures and nanowires and devices fabricated therefrom

6,996,074

Receiver-initiated multiple access for ad-hoc networks (RIMA)

6,995,310

Method and apparatus for sensing and displaying tablature associated with a stringed musical instrument

6,994,035

Feed chute apparatus for gravity feeding tires and other materials into a rotating kiln

6,990,144

System and method for overrun catch-up in a real-time software

6,985,079

System and method for enhanced alertness and efficient distributed management for video surveillance

6,983,899

Handheld paint spraying apparatus with anti-sputter spray nozzle

6,981,660

Shock wave aerosolization apparatus and method

6,977,528

Event driven dynamic logic for reducing power consumption

6,975,458

Method and apparatus for transformation of a gaussian laser beam to a far field diffraction pattern

6,972,698

GPS e-marker

6,971,756

Apparatus for collecting and converting radiant energy

6,963,395

Method and apparatus for inspecting an EUV mask blank

6,963,281

Tamper resistant magnetic contact apparatus for security systems

D510,850

Polishing pad

6,958,132

Systems and methods for optical actuation of microfluidics based on opto-electrowetting

6,956,833

Method, system and devices for wireless data storage on a server and data retrieval

6,956,193

Highly sensitive imaging camera for space applications including detection of ultrahigh energy cosmic rays

6,955,173

Device and method for forming a circumferential conduction block in a pulmonary vein

D510,616

Child toilet seat

6,950,853

Multisite coordination in shared multicast trees

6,949,238

Microporous crystals and synthesis schemes

6,947,409

Bandwidth management of virtual networks on a shared network

6,947,048

Method for sharing a graphics display as a resource in an embedded system

6,944,126

Method for determining loss rate or a loss curve of a video source or multimedia traffic

6,941,225

Method and apparatus for ultra precise GPS-based mapping of seeds or vegetation during planting

6,937,503

1T1C SRAM

6,934,472

Optical layer multicasting using a single sub-carrier header and a multicast switch with active header insertion

6,932,804

System and method for forming a non-ablative cardiac conduction block

6,931,850

Exhaust gas driven generation of electric power and altitude compensation in vehicles including hybrid electric vehicles

6,931,061

Method of real time MPEG-4 texture decoding for a multiprocessor environment

6,928,577

Consistent message ordering for semi-active and passive replication

6,926,532

Pod apparatus for education and amusement

6,925,257

Ultra-low latency multi-protocol optical routers for the next generation internet

6,923,630

Apparatus and method for impressing patterns in a slip-formed concrete wall

6,922,792

Fault tolerance for computer programs that operate over a communication network

6,922,239

Multi-wavelength cross-connect optical switch

6,920,895

Combination surge supression and safety shut-off valve

6,917,985

Core assisted mesh protocol for multicast routing in ad-hoc Networks

6,917,714

Scalable predictive coding method and apparatus

6,917,472

Achromatic fresnel optics for ultraviolet and x-ray radiation

6,914,723

Reflective lithography mask inspection tool based on achromatic Fresnel optics

6,906,280

Fast pulse nonthermal plasma reactor

6,900,920

Variable semiconductor all-optical buffer using slow light based on electromagnetically induced transparency

6,900,734

Capillary-discharge based detector for chemical vapor monitoring

6,886,727

Detachable back pack waist belt

6,885,503

Achromatic fresnel optics based lithography for short wavelength electromagnetic radiations

6,882,051

Nanowires, nanostructures and devices fabricated therefrom

6,873,797

Optical layer multicasting

6,872,205

Circumferential ablation device assembly

6,855,144

Tissue ablation device and method of use

6,851,903

Cargo net/mesh tarp securing and sling device

6,850,707

Secure optical layer multicasting to effect survivability

6,850,515

Optical layer multicasting using a single sub-carrier header and a multicast switch with active header insertion via light circulation

6,847,189

Method for controlling the operating characteristics of a hybrid electric vehicle

6,836,559

Automated video-microscopic imaging and data acquisition system for colloid deposition measurements

6,834,550

Soil profile force measurement using an instrumented tine

6,834,136

Multi-wavelength cross-connect optical switch

6,832,318

Method and apparatus for secure distribution of information recorded on fixed media

6,824,541

Method of corneal sculpting using a laser

D498,599

Pedicure chair

6,822,788

Wavelength specific coating for mirrored optics and method for reducing reflection of white light

6,821,338

Particle beam biaxial orientation of a substrate for epitaxial crystal growth

6,819,823

Multi-wavelength cross-connect optical switch

6,819,666

Optical layer multicasting using multiple sub-carrier headers with header detection, deletion, and insertion via reflective single sideband optical processing

6,818,202

Enhancement of NMR and MRI in the presence of hyperpolarized noble gases

6,815,363

Method for nanomachining high aspect ratio structures

6,814,487

Apparatus for measuring internal temperatures of food patties

6,813,276

Optical layer multicasting using a single sub-carrier header with active header detection, deletion, and re-insertion via a circulating optical path

6,813,053

Apparatus and method for controlled cantilever motion through torsional beams and a counterweight

6,812,547

Transposed split of ion cut materials

6,811,541

Traction device

6,809,429

Control method and apparatus for internal combustion engine electric hybrid vehicles

6,809,294

Apparatus for dispensing pavement sealants

6,809,066

Ion texturing methods and articles

6,798,795

Ultra-compact room temperature rapidly tunable infrared sources

6,795,397

Method for determining burstiness or a burstiness curve of a traffic source

6,789,291

Telerobotic nozzle positioning system for an automated roadway debris vacuum vehicle

6,783,860

Laminated entry and exit material for drilling printed circuit boards

6,772,062

Intelligent ultra high speed distributed sensing system and method for sensing roadway markers for intelligent vehicle guidance and control

6,768,871

Optical layer multicasting using a multicast switch to effect survivability and security

6,766,114

Optical layer multicasting using a single sub-carrier header and a multicast switch with active header insertion via single sideband optical processing

6,763,961

Apparatus for opening a bottle sealed with a cork stopper

6,760,549

Optical layer multicasting using a multiple sub-carrier header and multicasting switch

6,757,497

Optical layer multicasting using a single sub-carrier header and a multicast switch with active header insertion via reflective single sideband optical processing

6,757,496

Optical layer multicasting using a single sub-carrier header and an optical multicasting switch

6,757,495

Optical layer multicasting using a multiple sub-carrier header and a multicast switch with active header insertion via single sideband optical processing

6,756,936

Microwave planar motion sensor

D491,721

Pod apparatus for education and amusement

6,754,450

Optical layer multicasting using a single sub-carrier header with active header detection, deletion, and new header insertion via opto-electrical processing

6,754,449

Optical layer multicasting switch

6,752,653

Electrical extension cord with capability for multi-positional fixed mounting

6,749,598

Apparatus and methods for treating congestive heart disease

6,746,465

Catheter based balloon for therapy modification and positioning of tissue

6,745,396

Articulating support arm apparatus for head-worn devices

6,742,721

Shock wave aerosolization method and apparatus

6,737,627

Multi-channel detector readout method and integrated circuit

6,735,906

Warp resistant access door assembly for a high temperature combustion chamber

6,734,973

Method and apparatus for determining plant nutrient status

6,731,811

Scalable predictive coding method and apparatus

D489,138

Extruded frame member for EMI enclosure

6,724,783

Method and apparatus for arbitrary waveform generation using photonics

6,716,260

Artificial firelog material and method of manufacture

6,716,259

Artificial firelogs and firestarter chips and method and apparatus for manufacture thereof

6,714,823

Cardiac pacing lead and delivery system

6,712,323

Recording sensor mounting bracket for acoustic pianos

6,711,320

Multi-wavelength cross-connect optical switch

6,707,225

Radiused stator core end faces

6,687,636

Method of estimating solenoid heat accumulation and compensating for solenoid force loss

6,678,097

Non-planar fresnel reflector arrays, mold structures and mold patterns for eliminating negative draft during molding

6,676,407

Warp resistant access door assembly for a high temperature combustion chamber

6,674,558

High-throughput, low-latency next generation internet networks using optical label switching and high-speed optical header generation, detection and reinsertion

6,674,282

Method and apparatus for high resolution ex-situ NMR spectroscopy

6,674,063

Photosensor with a photocathode in reflective mode

6,672,573

Displacement amplification method and apparatus for passive energy dissipation in seismic applications

6,657,757

High-throughput low-latency next generation internet network using optical label switching and high-speed optical header generation detection and reinsertion

6,655,943

Artificial firelog and firestarter chip producing apparatus

6,655,880

End mill

6,652,833

Functionalized active-nucleus complex sensor

RE38,307

Method and apparatus for three-dimensional microscopy with enhanced resolution

6,638,475

Method for inhibiting pathogenic and spoilage activity in products

6,621,448

Non-contact radar system for reconstruction of scenes obscured under snow and similar material

6,620,154

Laser surgical probe

6,612,269

Apparatus and method for operating internal combustion engines from variable mixtures of gaseous fuels

6,611,602

Adaptive removal of resonance-induced noise

6,576,188

Surface and air sterilization using ultraviolet light and ultrasonic waves

6,574,398

Direct-coupled multimode WDM optical data links with monolithically-integrated multiple-channel VCSEL and photodetector arrays

6,561,502

Double-layered width-adjustable inserter tracks

6,560,736

Method for diagnosing bridging faults in integrated circuits

6,559,737

Phase shifters using transmission lines periodically loaded with barium strontium titanate (BST) capacitors

6,557,466

Crease plow folder

6,553,312

Method and apparatus for ultra precise GPS-based mapping of seeds or vegetation during planting

6,553,245

Method and apparatus for self-diagnostic evaluation of nerve sensory latency

6,551,541

Method of manufacturing building material from volcanic magma

6,545,781

High-throughput, low-latency next generation internet networks using optical label switching and high-speed optical header generation, detection and reinsertion

6,544,036

Illuminating dental/medical examination mirror

6,542,612

Companding amplifier with sidechannel gain control

6,538,570

Glass-break detector and method of alarm discrimination

6,537,744

Use of biomarkers in saliva to evaluate the toxicity of agents and the function of tissues in both biomedical and environmental applications

6,536,499

Surface finishing apparatus and method

6,532,806

Scanning evanescent electro-magnetic microscope

6,526,168

Visual neural classifier

6,525,851

High-throughput, low-latency next generation internet networks using optical label switching and high-speed optical header generation, detection and reinsertion

6,525,850

High-throughput, low-latency next generation internet networks using optical label switching and high-speed optical header generation, detection and reinsertion

6,522,435

High-throughput, low-latency next generation internet networks using optical label switching and high-speed optical header generation, detection and reinsertion

6,519,062

Ultra-low latency multi-protocol optical routers for the next generation internet

6,516,271

Method and apparatus for ultra precise GPS-based mapping of seeds or vegetation during planting

6,510,957

Apparatus for opening a bottle sealed with a cork stopper

6,504,605

Method and apparatus for determining the coordinates of an object

6,502,576

Device and method for forming a circumferential conduction block in a pulmonary vein

6,490,757

Articulating hinge assembly for head-worn devices

6,485,327

Electrical extension cord with capability for multi-positional fixed mounting

6,484,306

Multi-level scanning method for defect inspection

6,476,910

Light scattering apparatus and method for determining radiation exposure to plastic detectors

6,475,245

Method and apparatus for hybrid coding of speech at 4KBPS having phase alignment between mode-switched frames

6,471,697

Tissue ablation device and method

6,453,602

Delayed release bait canister and method

6,448,409

Method for the synthesis of chiral allylic alcohols utilizing selone based chiral derivatizing agents

6,426,058

Enhancement of NMR and MRI in the presence of hyperpolarized noble gases

6,422,035

Heat exchanged system efficiency enhancing device

6,418,955

Multiple feed powder splitter

6,416,511

Circumferential ablation device assembly

6,408,028

Diffusion based peer group processing method for image enhancement and segmentation

6,407,313

Regulation of plant development and physiology through plasmodesmatal macromolecular transport of proteins and oligonucleotides

6,404,506

Non-intrusive laser-based system for detecting objects moving across a planar surface

6,397,612

Energy saving device for walk-in refrigerators and freezers

6,393,685

Microjoinery methods and devices

6,389,190

Multi-wavelength cross-connect optical switch

6,385,376

Fused vertical coupler for switches, filters and other electro-optic devices

6,385,137

Separation timer having a visually prominent timing-key

6,381,850

Wire stripping and preparation apparatus

6,374,008

Multi-wavelength cross-connect optical switch

6,371,106

Exhaust hood apparatus and method of installation

6,367,522

Suspended marina/watercraft fueling system and method

6,364,661

Inflatable dental impression tray and mixing tip

6,360,363

Live upgrade process for object-oriented programs

6,359,863

Rate allocation system and method for ATM switched networks

6,355,360

Separator sheet laminate for use in the manufacture of printed circuit boards

6,354,683

Apparatus and method for aligning and securing a drawer slide

D453,709

Table top container for plants, flowers, food and other articles

D453,488

Table top container for plants, flowers, food and other articles

6,346,458

Transposed split of ion cut materials

D453,308

Flat tray with lip for table top container for plants, flowers, food and other articles

6,341,183

Graphical user interface for image acquisition and processing

6,340,816

Pyroelectric detector with feedback amplifier for enhanced low frequency response

6,340,748

Promoter of the tomato expansin gene LeExp-1

6,332,030

Method for embedding and extracting digital data in images and video

6,329,136

Method for laser inactivation of infectious agents

6,327,398

Multi-wavelength cross-connect optical switch

6,327,102

Miniature self-contained vacuum compatible electronic imaging microscope

6,325,184

Gravity brake

6,305,884

Rotary powder feed through apparatus

6,305,528

Apparatus and method for adjusting the position of guide rails in conveyors

6,305,378

Device and method for forming a circumferential conduction block in a pulmonary vein

6,298,914

Wire-wrapped well screen

6,290,618

Portable ball batting practice apparatus

6,289,145

Multi-wavelength cross-connect optical switch

D446,631

Elevated visor for a cap and other headworn articles

6,278,788

Articulating support arm apparatus for head-worn devices

6,266,771

Probabilistic signature scheme

6,263,918

Multiple feed powder splitter

6,251,147

Artifical firelog and firestarter chip producing apparatus and method and products produced therefrom

6,239,878

Fourier-transform and global contrast interferometer alignment methods

6,237,449

Quickly-adjustable gripping and cutting tools

6,235,404

Copper/steel laminated sheet for use in manufacturing printed circuit boards

6,234,299

Surface finishing apparatus and method

6,234,091

Feed chute apparatus for gravity feeding tires and other materials in to a rotating kiln

D441,938

Elevated visor for a cap and other headworn articles

6,233,550

Method and apparatus for hybrid coding of speech at 4kbps

6,231,288

Conveyor head and lift for feeding tires into a rotating kiln

6,220,441

Method and apparatus for preserving sports related items for ornamental display

6,209,860

Billing statement system

6,209,838

Recording sensor mounting rail for keyboard operated musical instruments

6,206,618

Rotary pipe cutting apparatus

6,202,181

Method for diagnosing bridging faults in integrated circuits

6,195,485

Direct-coupled multimode WDM optical data links with monolithically-integrated multiple-channel VCSEL and photodetector

6,191,688

Power-on mask detection method for motion detectors

6,179,293

Combination poker-like and black jack-like wagering card

6,179,140

Cork removal apparatus

6,176,505

Optically guided alignment system

6,171,548

Surface and air sterilization using ultraviolet light and ultrasonic waves

6,164,283

Device and method for forming a circumferential conduction block in a pulmonary vein

6,160,158

Fluorination utilizing thermodynamically unstable fluorides and fluoride salts thereof

6,153,819

Note release control method for solenoid actuated piano actions

6,152,435

Multi-diameter vise clamp and collet jaw

6,149,855

Method of manufacturing a building material from volcanic magma

6,149,427

Method and apparatus for fabricating and fitting dentures

6,148,016

Integrated semiconductor lasers and photodetectors

6,134,217

Traffic scheduling system and method for packet-switched networks with fairness and low latency

6,131,884

Tool for extraction of stakes

6,130,000

Copper and steel components for use in manufacturing printed circuit boards

6,129,998

Copper/steel laminated sheet for use in manufacturing printed circuit boards

6,129,990

Copper/steel laminated sheet for use in manufacturing printed circuit boards

6,127,051

Copper/steel laminated sheet for use in manufacturing printed circuit boards

6,126,141

Irrigation system valve controller expansion apparatus

6,121,876

System for absorbing and or scattering superfluous radiation in an optical motion sensor

6,120,052

Optically guided trailer hitching system

6,116,363

Fuel consumption control for charge depletion hybrid electric vehicles

6,113,958

Method of preventing wound-induced browning in produce

6,107,707

Anti-resonance solutions for stepper motors

6,105,467

Method for preparing a cutting edge on an end mill

6,102,875

Apparatus for combined application of massage, accupressure and biomagnetic therapy

6,098,010

Method and apparatus for predicting and stabilizing compressor stall

6,097,859

Multi-wavelength cross-connect optical switch

6,095,981

Apparatus for attachment of needle or catheter to endoluminal ultrasound probe

6,093,004

Pump/motor apparatus using 2-lobe stator

6,091,223

Contactor monitor for charging stations

6,090,346

Sterilization using ultraviolet light and ultrasonic waves

6,089,324

Cold compressed air foam fire control apparatus

6,089,316

Wire-wrapped well screen

6,084,450

PWM controller with one cycle response

6,082,174

Apparatus and method for determining the amount of entrapped gas in a material

6,081,339

Method and apparatus for measuring the direction and position of rotating bodies

6,079,861

Optical switch for dental/medical light guide

6,067,984

Pulmonary modulator apparatus

D424,788

Elevated visor for a cap and other headworn articles

6,059,726

Method for locating the atrio-ventricular (AV) junction of the heart and injecting active substances therein

6,056,498

Apparatus for retrieving conical roadway warning markers

6,054,844

Control method and apparatus for internal combustion engine electric hybrid vehicles

6,047,095

In-line polymeric construct for modulators, filters, switches and other electro-optic devices

6,031,745

Time multiplexed power supply

6,029,149

Lender direct credit evaluation and loan processing system

6,026,716

Supergrip plier-wrench tool

6,024,867

Counter top water filter with replaceable electronic display monitor

6,023,582

Function code chaining method

6,016,808

Face shield frame apparatus

6,015,218

Lighting display and assembly kit

6,012,457

Device and method for forming a circumferential conduction block in a pulmonary vein

5,994,892

Integrated circuit design automatic utility meter: apparatus & method

5,992,680

Slidable sealing lid apparatus for subsurface storage containers

5,990,640

Motor control apparatus

5,988,168

Method and apparatus for establishing a surgical airway

5,988,100

Apparatus for supporting and illuminating display flags

5,983,905

Lipstick container cap with flip-up mirror

5,982,014

Microfabricated silicon thermopile sensor

5,980,439

Folding apparatus

5,979,581

Lateral vehicle control apparatus and method for automated highway systems and intelligent cruise control

5,974,913

Powered gate valve wrench apparatus

5,971,983

Tissue ablation device and method of use

5,969,506

Apparatus and method for rapid bulk charging of a lead acid battery

5,966,828

Electrical box setting guide apparatus and method

5,964,495

Fifth wheel valley and truck bed cover apparatus

5,961,325

Method and apparatus for fabricating and fitting dentures

5,960,590

Gutter pipe

5,954,915

Surface finishing apparatus

5,954,103

Watertight sump shield assembly for underground tanks

5,951,183

Shielded writing apparatus

5,949,084

Radioactive material storage vessel

5,949,005

Collapsible guitar kit

5,947,655

Rotary pipe cutting apparatus

5,935,657

Multiple nozzle paint spray apparatus and method for painting a surface

5,933,862

Articulating visor apparatus

5,931,171

Dental flossing apparatus

5,930,776

Lender direct credit evaluation and loan processing system

5,926,391

Adaptive inserter stopper system and method of use

5,925,623

Formulations and methods for generating active cytofectin: polynucleotide transfection complexes

5,913,796

Sheet packet hold-down apparatus

5,911,169

Recording sensor mounting rail for keyboard operated musical instrument

5,906,304

Water sport equipment rack

5,906,021

Fluid-wetted or submerged surface cleaning apparatus

5,905,220

Method and apparatus for sensing pedal motion and actuating pedals in player pianos

5,903,247

Servo controlled liquid crystal windows

5,901,395

Modular threshold ramp

5,898,935

Cap with adjustable and interchangeable visor attachments

D408,494

Counter top water filter

5,895,328

Golf swing training apparatus

5,894,406

Elevated separate external keyboard apparatus for use with portable computer

5,892,071

Cationic transport reagents

5,890,909

Method and apparatus for teaching vehicle safety

5,889,993

Predictive event tracking method

5,889,209

Method and apparatus for preventing biofouling of aquatic sensors

5,887,884

Trailer hitch apparatus

5,886,586

General constant frequency pulse-width modulators

5,885,282

Apparatus for treatment of fracture and malunion of the distal radius

5,884,789

Cork removal apparatus

5,881,817

Cold compressed air foam fire control apparatus

5,881,745

Finger flosser

5,881,549

Reheat enhanced gas turbine powerplants

5,877,953

Time tracking apparatus

5,869,715

Polyfunctional cationic cytofectins

5,868,680

Quantitative characterization of fibrillatory spatiotemporal organization

5,868,400

Push type expanding mandrel apparatus

5,861,685

Pump and master valve circuit isolator apparatus

5,859,835

Traffic scheduling system and method for packet-switched networks

5,854,864

In-line polymeric construct for modulators, filters, switches and other electro-optic devices

5,850,654

Fluid-wetted or submerged surface cleaning apparatus

5,848,105

GMSK signal processors for improved communications capacity and quality

5,847,315

Solid solution vehicle airbag clean gas generator propellant

5,844,676

Method and apparatus for measuring radial error of rotating encoded disks

5,843,214

Condensable vapor capture and recovery in industrial applications

5,842,534

Charge depletion control method and apparatus for hybrid powered vehicles

5,842,183

Dynamically updated payment due date system

5,841,050

Method and apparatus for optically determining note characteristics from key motion in a keyboard operated musical instrument

5,834,669

Method and apparatus for optically determining note characteristics from hammer catchers in a keyboard operated musical instrument

5,831,534

Patient detection system

5,829,953

Billing statement system

5,826,310

Bar clamp apparatus

5,824,812

Polyfunctional cationic cytofectins, formulations and methods for generating active cytofectin: polynucleotide transfection complexes

5,823,938

Magnetic eyelid occluding apparatus

5,820,188

Truck bed extender apparatus

5,819,327

Automatic toilet seat lowering apparatus

5,816,773

Collator apparatus

5,816,629

Sliding door latch with self-retracting finger pull

D398,575

5th wheel receptable valley for a pickup truck

5,802,758

Fish hook setting apparatus

D397,734

Hand operated electronic controller

5,786,317

Stain removal compositions for carpets

5,785,606

Method of playing multiple hand card game

5,785,122

Wire-wrapped well screen

5,779,476

Rapid adapting precision transformer for occlusal resins

5,774,885

System and method for combining individual statements into a single mailing envelope

5,759,103

Apparatus for collecting and processing video slot transactions

5,756,910

Method and apparatus for actuating solenoids in a player piano

5,755,419

Balloon holder apparatus

5,754,434

Continuous forms integrated system

5,752,702

Risk limiting additional participation poker game

5,751,661

Medication dosage timing apparatus

5,745,017

Thick film construct for quadrature translation of RF signals

5,744,625

Cationic transport reagents

5,743,887

Syringe safety sleeve adapter apparatus

5,743,731

Instrument holder with integrated camera capability and interchangeable instrument tips

5,743,431

Fluid dispenser and activator adapter and method of use

5,740,328

Apparatus for robotic positional referencing and calibration

5,737,433

Sound environment control apparatus

5,733,237

Apparatus for folding paper items

5,729,954

Envelope flap opener apparatus

D392,167

Plier-wrench tool

5,727,398

Refrigerant agitation apparatus

5,726,897

Mail assembly system and method

5,725,332

Air lock feeder apparatus

5,725,229

Tow hitch apparatus

5,725,160

Chip blower apparatus

5,724,791

Dynamic motion control system and method for transferring documents

5,722,221

Envelope opening apparatus

D391,106

Three-legged shelf

5,718,246

Preferential induction of electrically mediated cell death from applied pulses

D390,399

Shelf with detachable legs

5,712,483

X-ray grid-detector apparatus

5,706,909

Vehicle safety automatic braking apparatus

5,698,952

Method and apparatus for direct current pulsed ionization lighting

5,696,356

Passive sound gathering apparatus

5,692,642

Fluid dispenser adapter and method of use

5,692,522

Face shield apparatus

5,692,235

Recurve visor

5,692,056

Method and apparatus for intracranial noise suppression

5,691,515

Rearward sound enhancing apparatus

5,691,514

Rearward sound enhancing apparatus

5,687,560

Steam raising apparatus for performance enhanced gas turbine powerplants

5,686,237

Use of biomarkers in saliva to evaluate the toxicity of agents and the function of tissues in both biomedical and environmental applications

5,683,315

Portable tethered ball batting practice apparatus

5,682,608

Articulating visor apparatus

5,678,821

Method of playing a combination poker-like and blackjack-like wagering card game

5,678,408

Performance enhanced gas turbine powerplants

5,677,532

Spectral imaging method and apparatus

5,672,271

Collapsible pool skimmer apparatus

5,671,553

Grading apparatus

5,671,085

Method and apparatus for three-dimensional microscopy with enhanced depth resolution

5,669,925

Soft tissue graft introducer

5,668,319

Micromachined accelerometer

5,665,783

Recyclable regenerant for weak acid ion exhange resins

5,664,780

Baseball player field position and batting order tracking apparatus

5,659,481

Dynamic insertion system and method for including selected enclosures/inserts in mailed statements

5,656,160

Counter top water filter

5,652,677

Light reflecting bicycle safety apparatus

D381,388

Gun rest

5,645,940

Shatter-resistant glass having polyester layers

5,640,699

Mixer constructed from thick film balanced line structure

5,640,179

Joystick converter apparatus

5,640,134

Microwave filter constructed from thick film balanced line structures

5,640,132

Thick film balanced line structure, and microwave baluns, resonators, mixers, splitters, and filters constructed therefrom

5,634,790

Video dental medical instrument

5,620,479

Method and apparatus for thermal therapy of tumors

5,619,195

Multi-axial position sensing apparatus

5,615,414

Self-conforming visor apparatus

5,611,052

Lender direct credit evaluation and loan processing system

5,609,437

Concrete screed

5,608,917

Ergonomic head band apparatus

5,607,711

Method of controlling insects and mites with pulsed ultraviolet light

5,602,477

Nuclear magnetic resonance freezing sensor

5,601,108

Gas line safety evacuation apparatus and method

5,600,870

Articulating hinge assembly

5,596,861

System and method for establishing an absolute reference point for an envelope inserter cycle

5,590,518

Hydrogen-rich fuel, closed-loop cooled, and reheat enhanced gas turbine powerplants

5,588,836

Mouth prop and tongue deflector apparatus

5,587,284

Periodontal probe tip and method for using

5,582,522

Modular electrical power outlet system

5,582,488

Ratchet link

5,581,997

Performance enhanced gas turbine powerplants

5,577,817

Portable paints and supplies storage and work enclosure

5,577,602

Switch extender apparatus

5,575,648

Dental turbine spindle assembly

5,575,006

Hospital privacy garment

D375,583

Disposable face shield

5,570,426

Method and apparatus for intracranial noise suppression

5,568,392

Document edge marking apparatus

5,566,620

Levitated rail system

5,555,701

Envelope wetting and sealing apparatus

D373,426

Enclosure for a well pressure tank

D373,077

Ratchet link

5,549,465

Drive arrangement for progressing cavity pump

5,549,464

Drive arrangement for progressing cavity pump

5,546,842

Recording sensor mounting rail for keyboard operated musical instrument

5,545,314

Shower water filter assembly

5,545,113

Combination athletic shoe and resilient exercise device

5,544,656

Method and apparatus for myocardial wall measurement

5,542,328

Piano hammer rail stop assembly

5,542,219

Wall panel interlock leveling device

5,537,795

Hinge and rail connection system

5,535,584

Performance enhanced gas turbine powerplants

5,535,555

Breakaway post coupling

5,534,830

Thick film balanced line structure, and microwave baluns, resonators, mixers, splitters, and filters constructed therefrom

5,533,567

Method and apparatus for uniform heating and cooling

5,533,502

Powder inhaler with aerosolization occurring within each individual powder receptacle

5,533,063

Method and apparatus for multipath channel shaping