Patents Represented by Attorney Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane
  • Patent number: 7974018
    Abstract: An optical element (14) is specified which is suitable for an optoelectronic component and has a carrier part (1) and a beam shaping part (12), wherein the beam shaping part is molded onto the carrier part, or vice versa. A corresponding production method and a composite device comprising the optical element are furthermore specified.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2006
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2011
    Assignee: OSRAM Opto Semiconductors GmbH
    Inventors: Bert Braune, Simon Blümel, Manfred Wolf
  • Patent number: 7974607
    Abstract: A CPU 11, in the condition where the limited mode is not set, outputs the data arbitrarily selected by a user operation from a display unit 18 and a sound speaker 23, and in the condition where the limited mode is set, predetermined data is output instead of data specified by the user. As a result, in the case in which data is output according to the operation of a function included in an electronic device, even if no limitation is imposed to that function, the output of data or information, which the third party should not know about, can be prevented merely by setting the limited mode, in which limitations are imposed on the operation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2008
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2011
    Assignee: Casio Hitachi Mobile Communications Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Jun Itou
  • Patent number: 7972480
    Abstract: The invention relates to an apparatus and a method for removing a broken pulp web from a pulp dryer. The apparatus includes a maintenance platform arranged at the first or the second end of the pulp dryer, outside the walls of the pulp dryer; a device for shifting the maintenance platform in a substantially vertical direction to a desired height with respect to the pulp dryer, and an extraction device fixed to the edge of the maintenance platform facing the dryer for pulling a broken pulp web out of the pulp dryer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2006
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2011
    Assignee: Metso Paper, Inc.
    Inventors: Olli Huhtala, Markku Laitonen, Johan Lindholm, Timo Vuokko, Ilkka Eivola
  • Patent number: 7971346
    Abstract: Stock having printed circuits thereon is conveyed in a transport plane by a conveying device, and electronic components carried by a transfer belt are transferred to the stock under pressure exerted by the belt. The electronic components are transferred to the belt by a feed device individually in such a way that the electronic components are accurately positioned on the stock by the transfer device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2007
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2011
    Assignee: MAN Roland Druckmaschinen AG
    Inventors: Markus Hösel, Thomas Walther
  • Patent number: 7970036
    Abstract: An organic semiconductor laser, which is produced integrally with an electrically operable inorganic LED (1), and also the method for producing said laser.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2008
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2011
    Assignee: OSRAM Opto Semiconductors GmbH
    Inventors: Norbert Linder, Martin Reufer
  • Patent number: 7966771
    Abstract: A door operator includes a housing, a first pressure compartment; a second pressure compartment, a drive unit disposed in the housing and coupleable to a door via an output shaft, the driving unit being associated with the first pressure compartment, a hydraulic pump in hydraulic connection with the first and second pressure compartments, a motor in driving relationship with the hydraulic pump, and a spring force accumulator disposed in the housing. The spring force accumulator is associated with the second pressure compartment and coupled to the drive unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2005
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2011
    Assignee: Dorma GmbH + Co. KG
    Inventor: Volker Bienek
  • Patent number: 7969852
    Abstract: An optical pickup apparatus includes: a first light source; a second light source; a light-converging optical system including a coupling lens and an objective lens; and a photodetector. The optical pickup apparatus is capable of recording and/or reproducing information by converging a light flux from each of the first and second light sources with the light-converging optical system on an information recording surface of each of first and second optical information recording media through a protective layer, and by detecting the light flux reflected from the information recording surface and passing through the light-converging optical system again, on the photodetector. The optical pickup apparatus satisfies predetermined conditions according to an optical path length from each of first and second light sources and the information recording medium, a magnification of the objective lens, and a magnification of the light-converging optical system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2007
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2011
    Assignee: Konica Minolta Opto, Inc.
    Inventor: Kiyono Tateyama
  • Patent number: 7967010
    Abstract: A spray or injection device that includes a casing or a pusher that includes at least one tab radially moveable between a first radial position, in which the tab does not impede the movement of the pusher with respect to the casing, and a second radial position in which the tab opposes movement of the pusher. The pusher or the casing, respectively, includes at least one ramp-shaped projection configured to bring the tab into the second radial position and then allow it to return to the first radial position. The pusher or the casing further includes at least one stop between the pusher and casing to delineate the end of a first stroke corresponding to a first dose of medicament, and the beginning of a second stroke corresponding to a second dose of medicament.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2010
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2011
    Assignee: Becton, Dickinson and Company
    Inventors: Lionel Vedrine, Frederic Perot, Laurent Barrelle
  • Patent number: 7964979
    Abstract: A method of controlling a wind turbine, where a control signal for a controllable parameter of the wind turbine is determined, and the rotor power coefficient, the torque coefficient, and/or a thrust coefficient of the wind turbine are estimated at time intervals. From this is determined a variation parameter reflecting the variation of the estimated rotor power, torque or thrust coefficient over time. The wind turbine is then controlled according to the control signal only if the variation parameter is below an alert threshold, and otherwise according to a modified control strategy. The control signal may have a power or torque reference signal for controlling the rotational speed of the turbine or a blade pitch reference signal. The modified control method may for instance entail stopping or de-rating the wind turbine. A control system configured to perform the above control method, and a wind turbine comprising such system are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2010
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2011
    Assignee: Vestas Wind Systmes A/S
    Inventors: Erik Carl Lehnskov Miranda, Imad Abdallah, Poul Brandt Christensen, Ali Zaib, Thomas Tvilum Bachmann
  • Patent number: 7965031
    Abstract: LED with a low color temperature up to 3500 K, comprising a blue-emitting LED with two phosphors in front of it, a first phosphor from the class of the oxynitridosilicates, having a cation M, which is doped with divalent Europium, and has the empirical formula M(1-c)Si2O2N2:Dc, with M=Sr, or M=Sr(1-x-y)BayCax with x+y<0.5 being used, the oxynitridosilicate completely or predominantly comprising the high-temperature-stable modification HT, and a second phosphor from the class of the nitridosilicates of formula (Ca,Sr)2Si5N8:Eu.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2004
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2011
    Assignees: OSRAM Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung, Osram Opto Semiconductors GmbH
    Inventors: Herbert Brunner, Tim Fiedler, Frank Jermann, Jörg Strauβ, Martin Zachau
  • Patent number: 7965873
    Abstract: Changing of setting of a predetermined function or file that is selected is controlled only be performing fingerprint authentication while data regarding the predetermined function or file is displayed on a display unit. While data regarding a function arbitrarily selected by an input unit from a plurality of functions is displayed on the display unit, a control unit authenticates a user based on fingerprint information representing a fingerprint pattern read by a fingerprint sensor and registered fingerprint information pre-stored in a fingerprint information area. If the authentication is successful, the control unit changes a “user restriction flag” associated with the function selected by the input unit in protection setting information stored in a user restriction flag storage area to an effective state or an ineffective state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2007
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2011
    Assignee: Casio Hitachi Mobile Communications Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Yoshihiro Goto
  • Patent number: 7964219
    Abstract: The present invention provides compositions and methods for the controlled release delivery of one or more biologically active compounds to a subject. Specifically, the invention provides for a pharmaceutical composition for the controlled release delivery of biologically active compounds to a subject comprising: a) a complex of a biologically active compound having at least one basic functional group and a polyanion derived from hexahydroxycyclohexane having at least two negatively charged functional groups; and b) a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier comprising a biodegradable, water-insoluble polymer. By complexing a biologically active compound with a polyanion, the tight, stable complex may be incorporated into a long-acting dosage system having a more desired drug release curve over time than that is found in the prior art. The invention also provides the methods of making such compositions and the methods of use thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2005
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2011
    Assignee: QPS, LLC
    Inventors: Yuhua Li, Benjamin Chien
  • Patent number: 7965516
    Abstract: A power semiconductor module that includes a substrate having at least one power semiconductor element; a heat sink for dissipation of heat from the at least one power semiconductor element and a housing having a cutout which is arranged on a lower face of the housing facing the heat sink and holds the substrate; and to a method for production of such power semiconductor modules. The power semiconductor module has at least one holding element, which engages in a recess, which is associated with the at least one holding element, on the lower face of the housing and is designed such that it limits any movement of the substrate in the direction of the lower face of the housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2011
    Assignee: SEMIKRON Elektronik GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Jürgen Steger, Marco Lederer
  • Patent number: 7963276
    Abstract: The combination valve comprises a tubular center part, a gas inlet which is arranged on the outer shell of the tubular center part, a gas outlet A which is arranged adjacent to the gas inlet on the outer shell of the tubular center part, a first branch which is arranged opposite the gas outlet on the outer shell of the tubular center part, and a second branch which is arranged opposite the gas inlet on the outer shell of the tubular center part. The first branch is connected to the second branch via a cooler. A rotary slide is mounted centrally in the tubular center part such that it can rotate about the longitudinal axis of the tubular centre part. Depending on the operating state, the rotary slide shuts off at least partially the gas inlet, the gas outlet, the first branch and the second branch.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2008
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2011
    Assignee: Continental Automotive GmbH
    Inventor: Christian Weis
  • Patent number: 7965454
    Abstract: There are provided an imaging lens, which is capable of promoting high definition and miniaturization of a small-size image pickup apparatus, and the small-size image pickup apparatus using the same. A aperture diaphragm S is arranged between a first lens L1 and a second lens L2 so that the first lens L1 is configured to be displaced into the orthogonal direction to the optical axis. Even when an error sensitivity of a lens is large, a stable high resolution can be secured by performing a lens alignment by displacing the first lens L1 into the orthogonal direction to the optical axis at the time of assembling, and thereby a high definition image can be obtained.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2011
    Assignee: Konica Minolta Opto, Inc.
    Inventors: Hiroaki Tanaka, Masashi Isono
  • Patent number: 7963669
    Abstract: A modular lighting system having a plurality of light modules, which each have a plurality of light modules accommodating at least one light-emitting diode module. The light modules have at least two mounting clearances, which run substantially parallel, and a mounting rod passes through each mounting clearance for mechanical fixing and electrical contact-making purposes. The mounting clearances are formed on the luminaire body. A lighting arrangement of such lighting systems is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2007
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2011
    Assignee: OSRAM Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung
    Inventors: Jens Florian Hockel, Ralf Boing, Stephan Lukanow, Birgit Wels
  • Patent number: 7965375
    Abstract: Lithography mask or rewritable mask comprising at least one material with reversible changeable optical properties. Processes for manufacturing a mask, devices for processing a substrate, lithographic systems and semiconductor devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2007
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2011
    Assignee: Qimoda AG
    Inventor: Sven Trogisch
  • Patent number: 7963461
    Abstract: Disclosed is a fuel injection nozzle comprising a cooling duct (6) that is disposed in the final region of a housing (1), which faces the combustion chamber. In order to cool the zones that are subjected to high thermal stress, the cooling duct (6) is positioned closer to the bore (2) of the valve needle than to the external face of the housing (1) and is provided with a cross-sectional area that has a width corresponding to no more than the height which extends in the axial direction of the nozzle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2004
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2011
    Assignee: MAN B&W Diesel AG
    Inventors: Dirk Köthen, Gertrud Meggenrieder, Dietmar Pinkernell, Andreas Stichnoth, Hakan Yalcin
  • Patent number: 7963079
    Abstract: A compression bar system for a braced façade structure is disclosed. The system includes a compression bar, and connecting elements connectable to the compression bar. Each connecting element is formed as a pre-fabricated part and is connectable to tie elements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2006
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2011
    Assignee: Dorma GmbH + Co. KG
    Inventor: Dirk Schulte
  • Patent number: D640787
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2011
    Assignee: Becton, Dickinson and Company
    Inventors: Yu Leng Neville Chia, Hong Tat Teddy Lim