Patents Represented by Attorney, Agent or Law Firm Browdy and Neimark
  • Patent number: 8349773
    Abstract: In a slide member in which an overlay is provided on a slide receiving surface of a base member, the overlay is formed by attaching a mixed solid lubricant on the slide receiving surface of the base member. The mixed solid lubricant is made by mixing a large amount of hydrogen containing solid lubricant which contains a large amount of hydrogen, and a small amount of hydrogen containing solid lubricant which contains a smaller hydrogen amount than the large amount of hydrogen containing lubricant. Thereby, a lubricant absence region where the solid lubricant is absent in a thickness direction is formed on the slide receiving surface of the base member after sliding, and an oxidized portion where the base member is oxidized is formed in the lubricant absence region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Daido Metal Company Ltd.
    Inventors: Satoshi Takayanagi, Yukihiko Kagohara, Hideo Tsuji, Shigeya Haneda
  • Patent number: 8349189
    Abstract: Method for the preparation of at least one compound with biological properties from blood, where said method is performed in sealed tubes at a pressure below atmospheric pressure, thereby reducing or preventing the bacterial contamination of the compound through handling. The method comprises the repetition, for as many times as is required, of the following steps: connecting a second container that is vacuum-sealed to an extraction device connected in turn to a first container that contains blood separated into fractions, waiting for a period of time until the required fraction(s) is/are transferred, and removing said second container, with it thus being possible to obtain several second containers with different compounds for different medical applications including biological therapies. The steps may be performed in a closed system, without removing the caps of the containers, or alternatively the first container may be opened prior to the introduction of the extraction device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Biotechnology Institute, I Mas D, S.L.
    Inventor: Eduardo Anitua Aldecoa
  • Patent number: 8351167
    Abstract: A current limiting device (30, 40, 50, 60) comprising for each phase of an AC supply a closed magnetic core (31) of reduced volume and mass having first and second pairs of opposing limbs (32a, 32b; 33a, 33b), and at least one AC coil (35a, 35b) enclosing opposing limbs (33a, 33b) of the magnetic core (31) and adapted for series connection with a load. A superconducting DC bias coil (34) encloses a limb) (32a, 32b) of the magnetic core (31) for saturating each of the opposing limbs (33a, 33b) in opposite directions by the bias coil (34). Under fault conditions, the AC flux in at least one limb counteracts the DC bias flux, bringing the limb out of saturation. Preferably, current is reduced in the DC bias coils thus bringing both opposing limbs of the core out of saturation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2005
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignees: Bar Ilan University, Ricor Cryogenic & Vacuum Systems
    Inventors: Shuki Wolfus, Alexander Friedman, Yosef Yeshurun, Vladimir Rozenshtein, Zvi Bar-Haim
  • Patent number: 8347669
    Abstract: A securing mechanism cooperating with a device that is to be secured, having a closing part, which can be slipped onto a free end region of the device. Locking elements are rotatably mounted in the closing part and engage into an annular groove of the device by an engaging element to lock it, except in one defined position of rotation. An adjusting member engages in an end region of the locking elements accessible from outside. A spring presses the locking element against a contact area of the closing part in the direction of the axis of rotation thereof forming a brake. A catching structure provided with a plurality of catching points is disposed on an annular surface of the locking elements. A catching element engages into the catching points when the respective locking element is rotated, at least when the closing part is tilted.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2006
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Invictus AG Innovation & Engineering
    Inventor: Reinhold Schmidt
  • Patent number: 8349419
    Abstract: The present invention provides a resin coated seamless aluminum can and a resin coated aluminum can lid having adhesiveness and corrosion resistance by applying a non-chromium chemical conversion coated film to an aluminum alloy sheet and by applying an organic resin layer to the non-chromium chemical conversion coated film. For this end, an organic-inorganic composite surface treated layer containing 2 to 20 mg/m2 of zirconium compound expressed in terms of zirconium atoms, 1 to 10 mg/m2 of phosphorus compound expressed in terms of phosphorus atoms, and 5 to 60 mg/m2 of organic compound expressed in terms of carbon atoms is formed on at least one-side surface of an aluminum alloy sheet, and an organic resin coated layer is formed on the organic-inorganic composite surface treated layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2006
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Toyo Seikan Kaisha, Ltd.
    Inventors: Kazuhiro Nishida, Yasufumi Tadaki, Satoshi Fujita, Naoyuki Takagi, Seitarou Kanazawa, Toshio Sue
  • Patent number: 8347531
    Abstract: Steam wrinkle-removing appliance comprising a water tank (110) in direct communication with a steam-producing boiling chamber (60), said boiling chamber (60) comprising a heating unit (4) and a steam outlet (62) through which the steam can freely flow toward a wrinkle-removing element such as a steam brush, characterized in that the boiling chamber (60) is supplied with water from the tank (110) by means of several supply lines (70) with a small flow cross-section of less than 15 mm2, said supply lines extending lengthwise between an end (70A) opening into the tank (110) and an end (70B) opening into the boiling chamber (60) so as to generate head losses that limit the backflow of hot water or steam toward the tank (110).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Rowenta Werke GmbH
    Inventors: Martin Krebs, Reinhard Ahlers, Stefan Panten
  • Patent number: 8351582
    Abstract: A service outlet for coupling a data unit to a wired digital data signal and for coupling a service unit to an analog service signal, for use with a service wire pair installed in walls of a building, the service wire pair concurrently carrying a wired bi-directional digital data signal and an analog service signal carried over a service signal frequency band, using frequency division multiplexing, wherein the wired digital data signal is carried over a frequency band distinct from the service signal frequency band. The outlet has a single enclosure and, within the enclosure: a wiring connector; first and second filters coupled to the wiring connector; a service connector coupled to the first filter and connectable to the service unit for coupling the service unit to the analog service signal; a service wiring modem coupled to the second filter; and a power supply coupled to the service wiring modem.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Mosaid Technologies Incorporated
    Inventor: Yehuda Binder
  • Patent number: 8348457
    Abstract: In a lighting device, a first LED is formed by sealing a blue LED element by a first resin, the first resin having a first phosphor included in the first resin so as to raise a correlation color temperature of an emitted light color; and a second LED is formed by sealing a blue LED element by a second resin, the second resin having a second phosphor included in the second resin so as to lower a correlation color temperature of an emitted light color. The lighting device emits light from white light of a color having a first correlation color temperature to white light of a color having a second correlation color temperature, and the first correlation color temperature is higher than the second correlation color temperature. Consequently, various tones of white light can be more easily adjusted and controlled over a long period.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Citizen Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Norikazu Kadotani, Koichi Fukasawa
  • Patent number: 8347553
    Abstract: An arrangement comprises a housing, in particular of a cooling and/or freezing device, a door which is articulated to the housing so as to be pivotable about a pivot axis of a hinge, and at least one drive device for pivoting the door relative to the housing, with the drive device comprising a drive unit by means of which a moment is exertable on the door relative to the hinge axis via at least one force transmission means.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignees: SUSPA GmbH, Liebherr-Hausgeraete Ochsenhausen GmbH
    Inventors: Josef Hecht, Dietmar Blersch, Armin Pfister, Florian Stephan, Jens Scharg, Markus Kegel, Herbert Müller
  • Patent number: 8343951
    Abstract: The object of the present invention is to establish a volatile sulfide production inhibitor that can inhibit the production of volatile sulfides from a composition and to provide a method for inhibiting the production of volatile sulfides from a composition by using the inhibitor. The object are solved by providing a volatile sulfide production inhibitor comprising L-ascorbic acid 2-glucoside as an effective ingredient and a method for inhibiting the production of volatile sulfides from a composition by incorporating the volatile sulfide production inhibitor into the composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2007
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2013
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Hayashibara Seibutsu Kagaku Kenkyujo
    Inventors: Kazuyuki Oku, Mayumi Kurose, Hiroto Chaen, Toshio Miyake
  • Patent number: 8344105
    Abstract: A polypeptide having a high fidelity DNA polymerase activity and thus being useful as a genetic engineering reagent; a gene encoding this polypeptide; a method of producing the polypeptide; and a method of amplifying a nucleic acid by using the polypeptide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2013
    Assignee: Takara Bio Inc.
    Inventors: Yoshimi Sato, Kazue Nishiwaki, Nana Shimada, Shigekazu Hokazono, Takashi Uemori, Hiroyuki Mukai, Ikunoshin Kato
  • Patent number: 8344297
    Abstract: Problem to provide a container for an electromagnetic cooker which can be heated corresponding to impedance check frequency which differs depending on a manufacturer of an electromagnetic cooker or the like, can properly and easily set a heat generation characteristic, is excellent in marketability, configuration in use, disposability, handiness in cooking and the like, is suitable for retort foods, instant foods and the like, and exhibits high heating efficiency, means for resolution a container for an electromagnetic cooker includes a container body made of a non-conductive material and a conductive layer in a bottom portion of the container, wherein the ratio of resistance change (R?R0)/R0 of the conductive layer with respect to the impedance check frequency of a heating coil is set to 5.3 or more, and a ratio of inductance change (L?L0)/L0 of the conductive layer with respect to the impedance check frequency of the heating coil is set to ?0.17 or less. Here, R indicates the high-frequency resistance (.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2006
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2013
    Assignee: Toyo Seikan Kaisha, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hagino Fujita, Yoshitaka Yamamoto, Takayuki Aikawa, Takashi Miura, Hideo Kurashima
  • Patent number: 8343514
    Abstract: The invention is related to a sol-gel nanostructured titania reservoir and its synthesis which is biocompatible with brain tissue. The pore size distribution, crystallite size and the extent of the crystalline phase distribution of anatase, brookite and rutile can be fully controlled. This device may be used to contain neurological drugs. It may be inserted directly into brain tissue for the purpose of the controlled time release of drugs over a period of from 6 months to three years.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2006
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2013
    Assignee: Universidad Autonome Metropolitana
    Inventor: Tessy Maria Lopez-Goerne
  • Patent number: 8338567
    Abstract: A method of treating a disease associated with NF-?B activity. The method is effected by providing to a subject in need thereof a therapeutically effective amount of an agent capable of modulating NIK-HC8 binding.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2005
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2012
    Assignee: Yeda Research and Development Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: David Wallach, Parameswaran Makrishnan, Taisa Shmushkovich
  • Patent number: 8336253
    Abstract: The present invention relates to irrigation systems for irrigating a growing medium. The irrigation systems of the invention comprise a helical tubular hydrophilic membrane or a corrugated tubular hydrophilic membrane. The invention also relates to methods of irrigating a growing medium, and helical tubular hydrophilic membranes for use in an irrigation system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2007
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2012
    Assignee: Design Technology and Innovation Limited
    Inventor: Mark Tonkin
  • Patent number: 8340828
    Abstract: A monitoring system is provided for monitoring the growing conditions of plants in the vicinity of the roots. In addition, it is provided a system that applies real-time analysis of the growing process parameters and takes into consideration components such as plant, soil, climate, fertilizer and water. A management system based on the real-time analysis is designed that computes the amount of water and fertilizer needed every day to the plants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2008
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2012
    Inventor: Nissim Danieli
  • Patent number: 8337413
    Abstract: A sensor system is used for measuring, transmitting, processing and displaying a brain parameter. The sensor system has at least one implantable brain parameter sensor with a wireless transmission unit for measuring the brain parameter. At least one receiving unit with an antenna is in wireless signal connection with the latter. At least one data read module is in signal connection with the antenna and a data processing and display device is in turn in signal connection with said data read module. The sensor system also has a head cap or a head hood, on which the receiving unit is fixed to predetermine a relative position relative to the transmitting unit. A sensor system is the result, the use of which remains comfortable for the patient even over a relatively long measuring period.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2008
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2012
    Assignee: Raumedic AG
    Inventors: Karsten Tauber, Christian Von Falkenhausen, Gerd Kunze, Karl-Heinz Göhler
  • Patent number: 8336177
    Abstract: A tool for the connection of tubes (T) by means of connection sleeves (C), comprising two jaws (2, 3) which are mutually movable between an open rest position, and a closed work position wherein they define an annular reception seat (7) of the connection sleeve (C), and wherein they turn a circumferential series of radial punches (6) towards the sleeve (C); said jaws (2, 3) each comprising at least one punch (6) sliding towards the center of said reception seat (7), and being mutually connected by means of a kinematic system which permits them, when they are found in said open rest position, to confer a generally open-ring shape to said reception seat (7), through whose lateral opening (8) the connection sleeve (C) can be inserted and extracted by lateral movement.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2006
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2012
    Assignee: Autocondizionatori Zani S.R.L.
    Inventors: Ivaldo Vernasca, Carlo Vernasca, Francesco Vernasca
  • Patent number: D673474
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2013
    Assignee: Combustion and Energy S.R.L.
    Inventor: Vincenzo Di Giovine
  • Patent number: D673475
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2013
    Assignee: Combustion and Energy S.R.L.
    Inventor: Vincenzo Di Giovine