Patents by Agent Foley & Lardner LLP
  • Patent number: 8351682
    Abstract: This invention enables information on a connection wiring with a substrate of a mounted component to be accurately and easily inputted in an X-ray examination apparatus. In teaching of a substrate examination, when a user inputs a two-dimensional region of a component to be examined with respect to a visible light image of the substrate, three-dimensional data is generated for the relevant region, which data is then analyzed to acquire a center coordinate, the number, the number of rows, and the number of columns on a ball terminal connecting the component to the substrate. Results such as the center coordinate acquired in such a manner may be displayed. The visible light image for the substrate is displayed in a display field of a screen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Omron Corporation
    Inventors: Hideyuki Hayashi, Kunio Yoshida, Kiyoshi Murakami
  • Patent number: 8351782
    Abstract: A system and method of detecting polarity inversion in an optical switching circuit is disclosed. The method includes performing a first round of a port verification process on at least two optical ports, transmitting a payload from at least one optical port in the at least two optical ports, determining if the payload was received at a second optical port in the at least two optical ports, assigning a pair of ports to a first group in the case that the predetermined payload was communicated between the pair of ports, and assigning a pair of ports to a second group in the case that the predetermined payload was not communicated between the pair of ports. The method also includes determining that either the first group of ports or the second group of ports has inverted polarity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Google Inc.
    Inventors: Amin Vahdat, Leon Poutievski, Shashidhar Gandham
  • Patent number: 8350367
    Abstract: Described herein are semiconductor device packages with EMI shielding and related methods. In one embodiment, a semiconductor device package includes: (1) a substrate unit including a grounding element disposed adjacent to a periphery of the substrate unit; (2) a semiconductor device disposed adjacent to an upper surface of the substrate unit; (3) a package body disposed adjacent to the upper surface and covering the semiconductor device; and (4) an EMI shield disposed adjacent to exterior surfaces of the package body and electrically connected to a connection surface of the grounding element. A lateral surface of the package body is substantially aligned with a lateral surface of the substrate unit, and the connection surface of the grounding element is electrically exposed adjacent to the lateral surface of the substrate unit. The grounding element corresponds to a remnant of a grounding via, and provides an electrical pathway to ground electromagnetic emissions incident upon the EMI shield.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc.
    Inventors: Chi-Tsung Chiu, Chih-Pin Hung, Jui-Cheng Huang
  • Patent number: 8352655
    Abstract: A packet communication device autonomously selects an appropriate operation mode according to a connection environment to an external device before a service of the device is started. When the device is connected to the external buses, connection interface units notify an external device discrimination unit of connection of the device. The external device discrimination unit issues a polling packet to the connected device, discriminates the connected external device on the basis of the response packet, and notifies an operation mode switching unit. The operation mode switching unit selects an operation mode conforming to a connection environment of the packet communication device to the external device and switches the operation mode of the device to the mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 14, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Jun Suzuki, Youichi Hidaka, Junichi Higuchi, Shigeyuki Yanagimachi, Takashi Yoshikawa
  • Patent number: 8352606
    Abstract: A method and system for assigning access control levels when granting access to resources includes a client node, a collection agent, and a policy engine. The client node requests access to a resource. The collection agent gathers information about the client node. The policy engine receives the gathered information and assigns one of a plurality of levels of access responsive to application of a policy to the received information and transmits the information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Citrix Systems, Inc.
    Inventors: Ricky Gene Braddy, Timothy Ernest Simmons, Aaron David Cockerill
  • Patent number: 8352633
    Abstract: The present application is directed towards systems and methods of state migration in a multi-core system. An external process on a client or server may initiate a plurality of connections with the multi-core system, such that some cores have a plurality of connections and others have none. The present invention provides systems and methods for redirecting a connection or migrating the state of a connection from being associated with a first core with a plurality of connections to a second core with no connections.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Citrix Systems, Inc.
    Inventors: Ashwin Jagadish, Roy Rajan, Saravanakumar Annamalaisami
  • Patent number: 8350420
    Abstract: An electric motor 1 includes a rotor core 22 having n pieces of teeth T arranged in the circumferential direction around which a coil wire 23 is wound, a commutator 24 having n pieces of segments 24a 24b, and 24c, and the coil wire 23 having a connecting wire portion 23a that connects the teeth T and the segments 24a, 24b, and 24c and a crossover portion 23b that interconnects the segments 24a, 24b, and 24c at the opposite pole positions of the commutator 24 around a shaft 23. The crossover portion 23b that connects the i-th (i=1 to n) and the (i+n/2)th of the segments 24a, 24b, and 24c is wound prior to the connecting wire portion 23b that connects the teeth T connected with the i-th segment 24a, 24b, 24c and the (i+1)th segment 24a, 24b, 24c, respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Takata Corporation
    Inventors: Takaaki Kimura, Takahiro Mori
  • Patent number: 8347756
    Abstract: A transmission includes a drive member, a driven member having a connection mechanism, and an at least partially flexible transmission coupled to the drive member and the connection mechanism of the driven member and configured to cause movement of the driven member in response to movement of the drive member. The connection mechanism is configured to be adjusted to vary a tension force applied to the flexible transmission.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: MAKO Surgical Corp.
    Inventors: Richard P. Bennett, Peter Ebbitt, Hyosig Kang, Brian D. Schmitz
  • Patent number: 8352605
    Abstract: Systems and methods of storing previously transmitted data and using it to reduce bandwidth usage and accelerate future communications are described. By using algorithms to identify long compression history matches, a network device may improve compression efficiently and speed. A network device may also use application specific parsing to improve the length and number of compression history matches. Further, by sharing compression histories, compression history indexes and caches across multiple devices, devices can utilize data previously transmitted to other devices to compress network traffic. Any combination of the systems and methods may be used to efficiently find long matches to stored data, synchronize the storage of previously sent data, and share previously sent data among one or more other devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Citrix Systems, Inc.
    Inventors: Allen Samuels, Richard Jensen, Zubin Dittia, Dan Decasper, Michael Osviannikov, Robert Plamondon
  • Patent number: 8350863
    Abstract: Methods and systems for improving resource utilization when remoting three dimensional graphics commands that are generated by an application executing on a local computing machine. An agent that executes on a local computing machine intercepts a first call to a drawing library. The application generates this first call to request information from the drawing library. The agent further transmits a first frame that is generated by the application, to a remote computing machine, and prevents a return of the first call to the requesting application until the agent receives a notification indicating either the first frame was transmitted to the remote computing device or the first frame was rendered. Upon receiving such a notification, the agent permits the return of the first call to the requesting application.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Citrix Systems, Inc.
    Inventors: Tim Corbett, Julian Petrov, Juan Rivera
  • Patent number: 8351333
    Abstract: The present invention is generally directed towards a remote access architecture for providing peer-to-peer communications and remote access connectivity. In one embodiment, the remote access architecture of the present provides a method for establishing a direct connection between peer computing devices via a third computing device, such as a gateway.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Citrix Systems, Inc.
    Inventors: Goutham P. Rao, Robert Rodriguez, Eric Brueggemann
  • Patent number: 8348272
    Abstract: A paper sheet counting apparatus includes a hopper; a transport mechanism that feeds the paper sheets to a transport path one by one, and transports the paper sheets along the transport path; a sensing unit including a counting sensor for counting the paper sheets; and a stacker. The transport mechanism includes a drive roller constituting an inside of a turn portion for changing a direction of the transport path; pinch rollers that biases the paper sheet against the drive roller; and a turn guide plate arranged between the pinch rollers to guide the paper sheet along an outer periphery of the drive roller. The turn guide plate is formed such that a front edge of the paper sheet transported to the turn portion is guided to a contact portion between a pinch roller arranged on a downstream side and the drive roller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2006
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Glory Ltd.
    Inventors: Tomoyasu Sato, Toshihiko Suzuki
  • Patent number: 8352142
    Abstract: A brake control apparatus includes: a master cylinder; a wheel cylinder; a hydraulic pressure source; a control valve arranged to increase or reduce the pressure of the wheel cylinder; an outside gate valve arranged to connect or disconnect between the master cylinder and the wheel cylinder; a brake operation sensing section configured to sense a driver's brake operation; and a control unit configured to control the hydraulic pressure source, the control valve, and the outside gate valve, to perform an automatic-brake pressure-increasing control to control the outside gate valve in a valve closing direction, to drive the hydraulic pressure source, and thereby to increase the pressure of the wheel cylinder in accordance with a vehicle condition, and to increase a driving quantity of the hydraulic pressure source when the brake operation is sensed during the automatic-brake pressure-increasing control.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Hitachi, Ltd.
    Inventor: Shinichiro Nishida
  • Patent number: 8348421
    Abstract: The present invention relates to spectacles comprising a spectacle frame and a spectacle glass. The spectacle frame, in turn, comprises a frame which defines a receiving opening for the spectacle glass and essentially completely borders the spectacle glass. The spectacle glass is fixed in the receiving opening by means of a thread inserted between the frame defining the receiving opening and the edge of the spectacle glass.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Rolf Spectacles Rolf-Roland Wolf GmbH
    Inventor: Roland Wolf
  • Patent number: 8351217
    Abstract: A wiring board of the present invention comprises a plurality of device formation areas each for mounting a semiconductor chip thereon, and two or more slits formed in an area which comes into contact with a molding die when the wiring board is placed in a cavity of the molding die for forming a sealant to collectively cover the plurality of device formation areas.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Elpida Memory, Inc.
    Inventor: Yuji Watanabe
  • Patent number: 8352728
    Abstract: A method for using a network appliance to efficiently buffer and encrypt data for transmission includes: receiving, by an appliance via a connection, two or more SSL records comprising encrypted messages; decrypting the two or more messages; buffering, by the appliance, the two ore more decrypted messages; determining, by the appliance, that a transmittal condition has been satisfied; encrypting, by the appliance in response to the determination, the first decrypted message and a portion of the second decrypted message to produce a third SSL record; and transmitting, by the appliance via a second connection, the third record. Corresponding systems are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2006
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Citrix Systems, Inc.
    Inventors: Josephine Suganthi, Tushar Kanekar, Sivaprasad Udupa
  • Patent number: 8349377
    Abstract: The invention relates to a medicament which comprises a peptide extract of avocado and which can also comprise a composition containing D-mannoheptulose and/or perseitol, such as a water-soluble extract of avocado sugars, and/or a peptide extract of lupine. The inventive medicament is intended for the treatment and/or prevention of illnesses that are linked to an alteration in innate and/or acquired immunity, through an increase in the production of anti-microbial peptides, preferably hBD-2, without inducing inflammatory reactions, irritations or intolerances.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Laboratoires Expanscience
    Inventors: Antoine Piccirilli, Nathalie Piccardi, Philippe Msika, François Paul, Stéphanie Bredif
  • Patent number: 8347755
    Abstract: A transmission apparatus includes a drive member, a driven member, and an at least partially flexible transmission coupled to the drive member and the driven member. The flexible transmission is configured to cause movement of the driven member in response to movement of the drive member. The flexible transmission includes a first tension element having a first portion coupled to the drive member, a second portion coupled to the driven member, and an intermediate portion between the first portion and the second portion. The transmission apparatus also includes an adjustment member that engages the intermediate portion of the first tension element. The adjustment member is configured to be adjusted to vary a tension force applied to the first tension element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Mako Surgical Corp.
    Inventors: Richard P. Bennett, Peter Ebbitt, Hyosig Kang, James Polselli, Brian D. Schmitz
  • Patent number: 8349892
    Abstract: Moderate moisture levels, such as greater than 3% but no greater than 7%, may be beneficial for solid formulations of certain prostacyclin analogs. Accordingly, a solid formulation containing a prostacyclin analog may be packaged inside a pharmaceutical packaging with such amount of a desiccant or a drying agent that after the storage the solid formulation may have a moderate level of moisture in it.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: United Therapeutics Corporation
    Inventor: Kenneth R. Phares
  • Patent number: D673818
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: The Vollrath Company, L.L.C.
    Inventors: Mark V. LeGreve, Jill E. Hundley