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Uspto – us patent cases   weekly update - april 4th - april 10th, 2012
Uspto – us patent cases   weekly update - april 4th - april 10th, 2012
Uspto – us patent cases   weekly update - april 4th - april 10th, 2012
Uspto – us patent cases   weekly update - april 4th - april 10th, 2012
Uspto – us patent cases   weekly update - april 4th - april 10th, 2012
Uspto – us patent cases   weekly update - april 4th - april 10th, 2012
Uspto – us patent cases   weekly update - april 4th - april 10th, 2012
Uspto – us patent cases   weekly update - april 4th - april 10th, 2012
Uspto – us patent cases   weekly update - april 4th - april 10th, 2012
Uspto – us patent cases   weekly update - april 4th - april 10th, 2012
Uspto – us patent cases   weekly update - april 4th - april 10th, 2012
Uspto – us patent cases   weekly update - april 4th - april 10th, 2012
Uspto – us patent cases   weekly update - april 4th - april 10th, 2012
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  1. 1. USPTO – US Patent Cases - Weekly Update – April 3rd – April 10th, 2012S.N Patent Control Requested Requester Type Title Abstract Assignee(s) Inventor(s) Primary Other number Number date Class Class In order to reduce a test time for a synchronous type memory device, a compression circuit compresses a plurality of Test W. Karl memory cell 365/189.05 circuit in Sawada, Renner, data which are , clock Mitsubishi Seiji Fish inputted in a 365/230.03 synchron Denki (Hyogo, & plurality of ,1 5,511,029 90/012,146 Feb. 16, 2012 Ex Parte ous Kabushiki JP); 365/201 Richardso read registers 365/233.1, semicond Kaisha Konishi, n, PC., provided for a 365/233.14 uctor (Tokyo, JP) Yasuhiro Minneapol data output , memory (Hyogo, JP) is, MN terminal to 1- 365/233.17 device bit data. A bank selection circuit selects an output of the compression circuit of either a bank #A or a bank #B. A tristate Patent Support Services - www.invntree.com contact@invntree.com
  2. 2. S.N Patent Control Requested Requester Type Title Abstract Assignee(s) Inventor(s) Primary Other number Number date Class Class inverter buffer passes the 1- bit compression data selected by the bank selection circuit in accordance with a test mode command signal. The data output terminal outputs compressed data of a plurality of bits of memory cells. Thus, it is possible to simultaneousl y determine pass/fail of a plurality of memory cells, thereby reducing the Patent Support Services - www.invntree.com contact@invntree.com
  3. 3. S.N Patent Control Requested Requester Type Title Abstract Assignee(s) Inventor(s) Primary Other number Number date Class Class test time. An internal read/write termination detect circuit generates a one shot pulse signal when a read operation Synchron activation ous signal and a 365/189.08 semicond write W. Karl , uctor operation Renner, Mitsubishi 365/189.12 memory activation Fish & Denki Sawada, , device signal are 365/230.2 5,748,560 90/012,147 Feb. 16, 2012 Richardso Ex Parte Kabushiki Seiji 365/230.06 with auto both set to an 03 n, PC., Kaisha (Hyogo, JP) , precharge inactive state. Minneapol (Tokyo, JP) 365/233.14 operation An internal is, MN , easily operation 365/233.19 controlle activation d signal generation circuit holds an auto precharge enable signal by a flipflop according to an auto Patent Support Services - www.invntree.com contact@invntree.com
  4. 4. S.N Patent Control Requested Requester Type Title Abstract Assignee(s) Inventor(s) Primary Other number Number date Class Class precharge command to generate a precharge operation trigger signal according to the auto precharge enable signal and the one shot pulse signal. An internal operation activation signal is reset to an inactive state. The auto precharge command is made valid to carry out an internal precharge operation only when internal write/read operation is Patent Support Services - www.invntree.com contact@invntree.com
  5. 5. S.N Patent Control Requested Requester Type Title Abstract Assignee(s) Inventor(s) Primary Other number Number date Class Class completed. A synchronous semiconducto r memory device with easy control of an auto precharge command and reduced in layout area is provided. A word line select circuit (10) having a rapid de- Random select access operation is Patel, Vipul W. Karl memory disclosed. A (San Jose, Renner, Alliance word line group of word CA); Fish & Semiconduc select lines (12a- Reddy, 365/230. 365/189.113 5,781,497 90/012,143 Feb. 14, 2012 Richardso Ex Parte tor Corp. circuit 12d) is Chitranjan 06 , 365/203 n, PC., (San Jose, having selected in N. (Los Minneapol CA) rapid response to a Altos Hills, is, MN dynamic row address CA) deselect and the initial edge of a timing signal (i/RAS) by pulling a Patent Support Services - www.invntree.com contact@invntree.com
  6. 6. S.N Patent Control Requested Requester Type Title Abstract Assignee(s) Inventor(s) Primary Other number Number date Class Class group select node (24) to a low power supply voltage (Vss). A particular word line is selected by coupling one of the word line input driver nodes (16a-16d) to the group select node (24). The selected word line is driven to a pump voltage (Vpp) that is greater than the positive supply voltage (Vcc) by a word line driver circuit. Word lines are de- selected on Patent Support Services - www.invntree.com contact@invntree.com
  7. 7. S.N Patent Control Requested Requester Type Title Abstract Assignee(s) Inventor(s) Primary Other number Number date Class Class the terminal edge of the i/RAS signal by simultaneousl y activating de-select transistors (18a-18d) coupled between each input driver node (16a- 16d) and Vpp. In the preferred embodiment, the de-select operation also pre-charges the group select node (24) to Vcc- Vtn. Richard L. Method To correct the Internationa Kimura, Stroup, for dependency l Business Yasuhiro Finnegan driving of the Machines (Yamato,4 6,008,786 90/012,150 Feb. 17, 2012 Ex Parte 345/89 345/597 Henderson halftone transmissivity Corporation JP); Matino, Farabow display /applied (Armonk, Haruhiro Garrett & for a voltage NY) (Kanagawa- Patent Support Services - www.invntree.com contact@invntree.com
  8. 8. S.N Patent Control Requested Requester Type Title Abstract Assignee(s) Inventor(s) Primary Other number Number date Class Class Dunner, liquid characteristics ken, JP) LLP., crystal on color, a Washingto display computing n, DC circuit is provided for generating corrected gray scale data by performing an addition or subtraction of the gray scale level related to at least one color. A delay circuit delays the gray scale data for uncorrected colors to maintain synchronizati on between the gray scale signals of all colors. Richard L. Ice A refrigerator Whirlpool Pastryk, Jim Stroup, delivery having a Corporation J. (New5 6,082,130 90/012,155 Feb. 21, 2012 Ex Parte 62/344 222/146.6 Finnegan system cabinet (Benton Troy, MI); Henderson for a defining a Harbor, Nelson, Patent Support Services - www.invntree.com contact@invntree.com
  9. 9. S.N Patent Control Requested Requester Type Title Abstract Assignee(s) Inventor(s) Primary Other number Number date Class Class Farabow refrigerat freezer MN) Mark H. Garrett & or compartment (Berrien Dunner, having an Springs, LLP., access MI); Myers, Washingto opening and a Verne H. n, DC closure (St. Joseph, member for MI); closing the Harmon, access Daryl L. opening. An (Newburgh, ice maker is IN); disposed Oltman, within the Andrew M. freezer (Evansville, compartment IN); Hortin, for forming Gregory G. ice pieces and (Evansville, an ice storage IN); Singh, bin is Devinder removably (St. Joseph, mounted to MI) the closure member below the ice maker for receiving ice from the ice maker. The ice storage bin has an upper Patent Support Services - www.invntree.com contact@invntree.com
  10. 10. S.N Patent Control Requested Requester Type Title Abstract Assignee(s) Inventor(s) Primary Other number Number date Class Class portion which is transparent and has a bottom opening. An ice discharge chute extends through the closure member below the bottom opening of the ice storage bin. A motor is mounted on the closure member. An auger is vertically disposed within the ice storage bin and is drivingly connected to the motor. Upon energization of the motor, Patent Support Services - www.invntree.com contact@invntree.com
  11. 11. S.N Patent Control Requested Requester Type Title Abstract Assignee(s) Inventor(s) Primary Other number Number date Class Class the auger moves ice pieces from the ice storage bin through the bottom opening to the ice discharge chute for dispensing ice pieces from the ice storage bin. An apparatus for preparing a plastic eyeglass lens includes a W. Karl coating unit Renner, and a lens Plastic Fish & curing unit. Q2100, Inc. Buazza, lens 264/1.38,6 6,451,226 90/012,145 Feb. 14, 2012 Richardso Ex Parte The apparatus (Louisville, Omar M. 264/1.36 compositi 264/1.7 n, PC., is preferably KY) (Lou., KY) ons Minneapol configured to is, MN allow the operation of both the coating unit and the lens curing unit. Patent Support Services - www.invntree.com contact@invntree.com
  12. 12. S.N Patent Control Requested Requester Type Title Abstract Assignee(s) Inventor(s) Primary Other number Number date Class Class The apparatus may also include a post-cure unit and a controller. The controller is configured to control the operation of the coating unit, the lens curing unit and the post- cure unit. The lens forming unit may include an LCD filter disposed between activating light sources and a mold assembly. The mold assembly preferably includes two mold Patent Support Services - www.invntree.com contact@invntree.com
  13. 13. S.N Patent Control Requested Requester Type Title Abstract Assignee(s) Inventor(s) Primary Other number Number date Class Class members held together by a gasket. The gasket preferably includes four protrusions spaced at 90 degree intervals about the gasket. A lens forming composition may include a first photochromic compound, a second photochromic compound and a light effector. The light effector may alter the color of a lens when exposed to photochromic activating Patent Support Services - www.invntree.com contact@invntree.com
  14. 14. S.N Patent Control Requested Requester Type Title Abstract Assignee(s) Inventor(s) Primary Other number Number date Class Class light, when compared to a lens formed from a lens forming composition which does not include a light effector. A ball- throwing Battersby, machine is Gregory J. provided Sports (Westport, which may be Tutor, CT); Cobb, used for Inc., James throwing Quentin Ball (Tarrytown, baseballs, G. throwing NY); softballs and ProBatter Canrtrell, machine Grimes, the like. The Sports, Woodard and Charles W.7 6,546,924 90/012,140 Feb. 14, 2012 Ex Parte machine LLC. 124/78 Emhardt method (Darien, includes a (Milford, Moriarty for CT); Schile, power head CT) McNett & profiling Richard D. having at least Henry, pitches (Ridgefield, two and LLP., CT); Van preferably Indianapol Geldern, three coacting is, IN Steve wheels for (Rowayton, propelling a CT) ball toward a batter to Patent Support Services - www.invntree.com contact@invntree.com
  15. 15. S.N Patent Control Requested Requester Type Title Abstract Assignee(s) Inventor(s) Primary Other number Number date Class Class simulate a pitch. Three AC motors and companion motor drives are provided for causing the wheels to rotate at predetermined speeds. The motor drives include dynamic braking circuits to permit rapid deceleration of the wheels. A pair of linear actuators is provided to permit the power head to be moved to predetermined horizontal and vertical Patent Support Services - www.invntree.com contact@invntree.com
  16. 16. S.N Patent Control Requested Requester Type Title Abstract Assignee(s) Inventor(s) Primary Other number Number date Class Class positions. A programmable controller is included for individually controlling the rotational speed of each individual wheel, the horizontal position of the power head and the vertical position of the power head. A smart card reader may be employed for programming of the controller and the machine is adapted to be used in conjunction with a video display to simulate the Patent Support Services - www.invntree.com contact@invntree.com
  17. 17. S.N Patent Control Requested Requester Type Title Abstract Assignee(s) Inventor(s) Primary Other number Number date Class Class actual pitching of a baseball by a pitcher. The machine is able to interchangeab ly deliver pitches of different types to different locations at different speeds with less than ten- second intervals between pitches. A data redirection Ikudome, system for User Koichiro redirecting Auriq Jerry T. specific (Arcadia, users data Systems, Sewell, automatic CA);8 6,779,118 90/012,149 Feb. 17, 2012 Ex Parte based on a Inc. 726/7 726/14 Nashville, data Yeung, stored rule (Pasadena, TN redirectio Moon Tai set. The CA) n system (Alhambra, redirection of CA) data is performed by Patent Support Services - www.invntree.com contact@invntree.com
  18. 18. S.N Patent Control Requested Requester Type Title Abstract Assignee(s) Inventor(s) Primary Other number Number date Class Class a redirection server, which receives the redirection rule sets for each user from an authentication and accounting server, and a database. Prior to using the system, users authenticate with the authentication and accounting server, and receive a network address. The authentication and accounting server retrieves the proper rule set Patent Support Services - www.invntree.com contact@invntree.com
  19. 19. S.N Patent Control Requested Requester Type Title Abstract Assignee(s) Inventor(s) Primary Other number Number date Class Class for the user, and communicates the rule set and the users address to the redirection server. The redirection server then implements the redirection rule set for the users address. Rule sets are removed from the redirection server either when the user disconnects, or based on some predetermined event. New rule sets are added to the redirection server either when a user connects, or Patent Support Services - www.invntree.com contact@invntree.com
  20. 20. S.N Patent Control Requested Requester Type Title Abstract Assignee(s) Inventor(s) Primary Other number Number date Class Class based on some predetermined event. A process for the production of multi-layer metal composite tubes (10), wherein a metal strip is shaped to Method form a tube for (16) and butt- 29/460, producin welded along Uponor Rahn, Horst 156/203, PATENT g its two Innovation9 6,822,205 90/012,139 Feb. 14, 2012 Ex Parte (Hassfurt, 219/609 219/60.2, OWNER multilaye longitudinal AB (Fristad, DE) 219/61.2, r metal edges. A SE) 219/612 composit plastic inner e tubes layer (12) is applied by extrusion in firmly adhering manner to the inside (12) of the metal tube (16) and a plastic outer Patent Support Services - www.invntree.com contact@invntree.com
  21. 21. S.N Patent Control Requested Requester Type Title Abstract Assignee(s) Inventor(s) Primary Other number Number date Class Class layer (14) is applied by extrusion in firmly adhering manner to the outside (26) of the metal tube (16). A remote 318/568.11 controlled Wang, , robot system Yulun 318/568.12 that includes a (Goleta, , robot and a CA, US); 318/568.13 VGo remote Jordan, , Communi control Charles S. 318/568.16 Mobile cations, station. A user (Santa , videoconf Inc., Marc can control InTouch Barbara, 318/568.21 erencing E. Hankin, movement of Technologie CA, US); , platform10 7,222,000 90/012,151 Feb. 22, 2012 Hankin Ex Parte the robot from s, Inc. Pinter, 700/259 318/568.25 with Patent the remote (Goleta, Marco , 600/117, automatic Law, control CA, US) (Santa 600/118, shut-off APC, Los station. The Barbara, 600/407, features Angeles, remote CA, US); 600/426, CA control station Southard, 600/429, may generate Jonathan 600/587, robot control (Santa 600/595, commands Barbara, 606/1, that are CA, US) 606/102, transmitted 606/130, Patent Support Services - www.invntree.com contact@invntree.com
  22. 22. S.N Patent Control Requested Requester Type Title Abstract Assignee(s) Inventor(s) Primary Other number Number date Class Class through a 606/139, broadband 700/245, network. The 700/247, robot has a 700/248, camera that 700/251, generates 700/257, video images 700/258, that are 700/260, transmitted to 700/261, the remote 700/262, control station 700/264, through the 901/1, network. The 901/2, user can 901/27 control movement of the robot while viewing the video images provided by the robot camera. The robot can automatically stop movement if it does not receive a robot control Patent Support Services - www.invntree.com contact@invntree.com
  23. 23. S.N Patent Control Requested Requester Type Title Abstract Assignee(s) Inventor(s) Primary Other number Number date Class Class command within a time interval. The remote control station may transmit a stop command to the robot if the station does not receive an updated video image within a time interval. A vehicle seat Humer, TS Tech assembly that Mladen North includes a (Eastpointe, America, seatback MI, US); Vehicle Inc., J. frame and an Yetukuri, seat Steven active head Lear Nagarjun having Baughman restraint Corporation (Rochester 297/216.11 7,644,987 90/012,152 Feb. 17, 2012 Ex Parte active 297/216.13 , system (Southfield, Hills, MI, 12 head Ropes & operatively MI, US) US); Locke, restraint Gray, supported by Gerald system LLP., the seatback (Lake Boston, frame. The Orion, MI, MA active head US); restraint Smallwood, Patent Support Services - www.invntree.com contact@invntree.com
  24. 24. S.N Patent Control Requested Requester Type Title Abstract Assignee(s) Inventor(s) Primary Other number Number date Class Class system Dale includes an (Clarkston, upper MI, US) armature moveably mounted to the seatback frame and a head restraint mounted to the upper armature. The active head restraint system also includes a lower armature operatively attached to the upper armature. The lower armature is operable to move toward the upper armature in response to a predetermined Patent Support Services - www.invntree.com contact@invntree.com
  25. 25. S.N Patent Control Requested Requester Type Title Abstract Assignee(s) Inventor(s) Primary Other number Number date Class Class force applied to the lower armature and act on the upper armature to move the head restraint toward the occupant. A fastener with a breakaway and methods of using the same. In one David R. embodiment Screw Josephs, the fastener is with Barlow a screw Eyeego Tedeschi, 411/2, breakawa Josephs & having a head LLC (East Nancy 411/403,12 8,070,403 90/012,157 Feb. 21, 2012 Ex Parte y and 411/5 Holmes, and elongated Wenatchee, (Rexford, 411/411, methods LTD., stem, adapted WA, US) NY, US) 411/424 of using Providenc to be easily the same e, RI manipulated by a user when using the screw as a fastener in a hinge or joint. A means of Patent Support Services - www.invntree.com contact@invntree.com
  26. 26. S.N Patent Control Requested Requester Type Title Abstract Assignee(s) Inventor(s) Primary Other number Number date Class Class holding a screw by providing a breakaway tab or non- threaded second portion of the elongated stem which can be used to align and insert the screw into a screw hole in the process of engaging threads in the screw hole with threads of the screw. After engaging the threads in the screw hole, such as after the screw has been essentially completely Patent Support Services - www.invntree.com contact@invntree.com
  27. 27. S.N Patent Control Requested Requester Type Title Abstract Assignee(s) Inventor(s) Primary Other number Number date Class Class inserted into the screw hole, the breakaway tab or non- threaded second portion of the elongated stem of the screw may be broken off at a breakaway and discarded. Third Method A method and Party and system for Requester: system demultiplexin 370/401, Juniper for g packets of a 370/487, Networks, demultipl message is 370/498, Inc.; (Atty exing a provided. The 370/535, Implicit Is: David first demultiplexin Balassanian, 370/536, Networks, McPhie, Inter sequence g system Edward 370/542,13 6,629,163 95/000,659 Feb. 13, 2012 Inc. 710/33 Irell & Partes of packet receives (Kirkland, 710/1, (Bellevue, Manella, compone packets of a WA) 710/3, WA) LLP., nts to message, 710/20, Newport identify identifies a 710/38, Beach, specific sequence of 710/51, CA), Real compone message 710/316 Party in nts handlers for Interest: wherein processing the Patent Support Services - www.invntree.com contact@invntree.com
  28. 28. S.N Patent Control Requested Requester Type Title Abstract Assignee(s) Inventor(s) Primary Other number Number date Class Class Same As subseque message, Third nt identifies state Party compone information Requester nts are associated processed with the without message for re- each message identifyin handler, and g invokes the compone message nts handlers passing the message and the associated state information. The system identifies the message handlers based on the initial data type of the message and a target data type. The identified message handlers effect the Patent Support Services - www.invntree.com contact@invntree.com
  29. 29. S.N Patent Control Requested Requester Type Title Abstract Assignee(s) Inventor(s) Primary Other number Number date Class Class conversion of the data to the target data type through various intermediate data types. A method and Third system for Party providing Requester: integrated MicroStrat remote egy monitoring Incorporat services ed: (Atty Method includes Is: W. and receiving and Karl system storing radio Axcess Renner, Griebenow, for frequency Internationa Fish & Inter Allan R. 340/505,14 7,286,158 95/001,907 Feb. 27, 2012 providing identification l Inc. 348/156 Richardso Partes (Dallas, TX, 382/118 integrated (RFID) data (Carrollton, n, US) remote from an RFID TX, US) PC., monitorin system at a Minneapol g services remote is, MN), facility of a Real Party subscriber. in Interest: Video data is Same As received from Third a video Party system at the Requester facility and Patent Support Services - www.invntree.com contact@invntree.com

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