Patents Represented by Attorney Foley & Lardner LLP
  • Patent number: 8350079
    Abstract: There is provided a stable monohydrate form of treprostinil and pharmaceutical formulation comprising the same, method of making and using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: United Therapeutics Corporation
    Inventor: David A. Walsh
  • Patent number: 8347627
    Abstract: A carbon-dioxide-capture-type steam power generation system 1 according to the present invention comprises a boiler 6 producing an exhaust gas 5 by combusting a fuel 2 and having a flue 8; an absorbing unit 40 being configured to absorb the carbon-dioxide contained in the exhaust gas 5 into an absorbing solution; and a regenerating unit 44 being configured to release the carbon dioxide gas from the absorbing solution absorbing the carbon dioxide and discharge the released carbon dioxide gas. Further, in this system, a reboiler 49 is provided for receiving a heating-medium as heat source, producing a steam 43 and supplying the produced steam 43 to the regenerating unit 44. Additionally, in the flue 8 of the boiler 6, a boiler-side heat exchanger 61 is provided for heating the heating-medium by the exhaust gas 5 passing therethrough.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 3, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Katsuya Yamashita, Asako Inomata, Yukio Oohashi, Takashi Ogawa, Kazutaka Ikeda, Takeo Suga
  • 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: 8350392
    Abstract: A semiconductor device includes a semiconductor chip, and an encapsulation resin which covers and encapsulates the semiconductor chip, the semiconductor chip having a recess formed in the surficial portion thereof; the recess having, on the deeper side than a predetermined portion thereof, a portion having a larger width than the predetermined portion has; and the encapsulation resin being anchored in the recess.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Renesas Electronics Corporation
    Inventors: Hirotomo Yanagisawa, Kinya Otani
  • 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: 8352049
    Abstract: A system for monitoring an industrial process and taking action based on the results of process monitoring. Actions taken may include process control, paging, voicemail, and input for e-enterprise systems. The system includes an input module for receiving a plurality of parameters from a process for manufacture of a substance or object. The system also includes a library module. The library module includes a plurality of computer aided processes. Any one of the computer aided processes is capable of using each of the plurality of parameters to compare at least two of the plurality of parameters against a training set of parameters. The training set of parameters is generally predetermined. The computer aided process is also capable of determining if the at least two of the plurality of parameters are within a predetermined range of the training set of parameters. Additionally, the system includes an output module for outputting a result based upon the training set and the plurality of parameters.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Smiths Detection Inc.
    Inventors: Chang-Meng B. Hsiung, Bethsabeth Munoz, Ajoy Kumar Roy, Michael Gregory Steinthal, Steven A. Sunshine, Michael Allen Vicic, Shou-Hua Zhang
  • 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 8349712
    Abstract: The invention inter alia relates to a method of fabricating a layer assembly comprising the steps of: arranging a first layer on top of a carrier; arranging a second layer on top of the first layer; locally modifying the material of the buried first layer and providing at least one modified section in the first layer, wherein the modified material changes or induces mechanical strain in a portion of the second layer which is arranged above the at least one modified section; after locally modifying the material of the buried first layer, depositing a third material on top of the second layer, at least one characteristic of the third material being sensitive to the local mechanical strain in the second layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Technische Universitat Berlin
    Inventors: André Strittmatter, Andrei Schliwa, Tim David Germann, Udo W. Pohl, Vladimir Gaysler, Jan-Hindrik Schulze
  • 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: 8349619
    Abstract: The invention relates to various methods of detecting and analyzing protein interactions in a cell, which methods involve the appearance of a specific protein interaction being converted to a permanent detection signal by means of providing, in a manner dependent on said protein interaction, a recombinase activity or protease activity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Sygnis Bioscience GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Moritz Rossner, Rico Laage, Klaus-Armin Nave, Sylvia Gruenewald
  • Patent number: 8350984
    Abstract: A low profile display enclosure system for enclosing a display device for viewing that protects the display device from environmental effects. The substantially sealed display enclosure comprises a rigid bezel, a substantially transparent front cover coupled to the bezel, and a rear cover assembly that may include a heat sink portion. A liquid organic coating is applied to portions of the display enclosure and cured in place in order to provide a protective surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Ciil Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael C. Perry, Jerry Moscovitch, Luther V. Diaz Yap, Raymond Wilk
  • 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: 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: 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: D673980
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Briggs & Stratton Corporation
    Inventor: Carl T. Tiefenthaler
  • Patent number: D674161
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Bradley Corporation
    Inventor: Scott M. Kluck